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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Nov 4, 1905

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 Boundary Mines Pi o  duced $12,500,000 in  value withm five years.  AND  'V-  \~- O'  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  ^3anj|^ -pf Boundary,  BOUNDARY   MINING! JOURf||p  Devoted to theInterests of the Boundary Mining: District  NOV-7-i,  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, NOVE.MBEF  SSffi^SSESiS^��  THE  Big Store  Apples  One Straight Carload  From Lord Aberdeen's Coldstream  Orchard.  The apples from this famous  orchard are noted everywhere for their  uniformity in size, rich coloring,  delicate texture and exquisite flavor.  Northern Spy, King, Peawaukie, Golden Russets, Greenings, etc., are the  varieties.  Two Carloads of  Burbank Potatoes  f  Large,   Smooth,    White  Mealy $1150 per J 00 lbs.  and  THE    BEG    iSTOFZMS-  IMfemMMMI*****-*  SILVERWARE.  We have just opened up the  largest and most Complete Stock ot  Silverware ever shown in Phoenix.  BLOW IN ABOUT  DECEMBER 1ST  Announced   Intention   of   the  Dominion Copper Co.  Ore  Shipped   to the  Smelter  This Week.  On or about the ist of December,  the smelter of the Dominion Copper  Co., at Boundary Falls, will be blown  in once more, for a steady run.  Last week Supt. Thomas placed an  order with the Boundary Iron Works,  at Grand Forks, for additional slag  .pots, which will he cast and turned  out_as soon as practicable.  On Sunday last the first ore was  sent out over the C.P.R. from the  Brooklyn mine by the present management of the Dominion Copper Co. It  consisted of five cars, or about 150  tons, and several similarly sized lots  have been sent out since. May 17th  was the date of the last previous ore  shipment fiom this mine. This week's  shipments were-largely to make room  in thebunkers for ore being taken out  of the Brooklyn in development.  As previously stated, the Dominion  Copper Co. has placed an order for an  air compressor, which will be installed  at the Rawhide mine. It will be of  Ingersoll-Sargent type and will be furnished by the.Aliis-Chaltners-BulIock,  Ltd., of Montreal. Quick delivery to  the C.P.R. was promised, and the machine is understood to be now enroute  to Phoenix. The installation of this  compressor���which will be operated  by electric power from Cascade���will  furnish something heretofore lacking  at the Rawhide, cheap power for rock  drilling purposes.  '.*.AVSIcri the ,NIontreat & Boston Consolidated-blew out the Boundary-Falls  smirlterin May, 17 cars of coke were  in the yards or enroute from Fernie,  that -were never taken l>y the o'.d company. It was finally unloaded at  Grecnwoo.i, charges against it piled  up, and it was advertised to be sold at  auction. Arrangement-; were ultimately made, however, with the Dominion Copper Co. to purchase the  coke.  IS VERY SILLY  STATE OF AFFAIRS  C.P.  R, NOW HAS  IT'S RAILS DOWN  Mail  Comment   on   Phoenix  Service.  The fight taken up by the Pioneer,  for "a mail service to Phoenix on the  Great Northern, is beninning to attract  attention on the outside���as well il  might, after eight months' neglect by  the postoffice department at Ottawa.  The Nelson Daily News in its issue of  last Wednesday had the folic wing on  the subject:  "Notwithstanding all the outcry tha't  has 'been made in months past, it ap  pears that Phoenix ia still discriminated  against in the matter of prompt delivery of -mail. The Phoenix Pioneer  points out that nun. lor I'huenix liom  the United States comes into Grand  Forks on the Great Northern train and  is thrown of!" there lo be brought up  the following-day hy the C.P.R., although the Great Northern train goes  straight through to Phoenix. This appears to be a very silly state of affairs.  The chiel difficulty with regard to the  interior mail service we think is still to  be found in the fact that there is no  postoffice inspector resident in Kootenay Inspector Greenfield is a hard  working painstaking official, but he has  more to attend to than can efficiently  be handled by one man, and naturally  the interests of the Kootenays suffer.  There should be some very vigorous  representations made to the new postmaster-general by W. A. Galliher and  Duncan Ross. If these gentlemen  inake'up'-their minds to have fair play  for their, respective constituencies in  the matter of mail services, there is  very little room for doubt that they  can attain their end."  As ihe News states, Inspector Greenfield is a hard working man, and has  more than he can attend to. It is,  however, entirely the fault of the officials at Ottawa that Phoenix is being  discriminated against regarding mail  service. They have been repeatedly  approached in the matter, .but merely  reply that it is still "under consideration"���as it has been for some eighi  months.   Cr'ahbrook's first city election will  occur November zoth, the nominations  to be held November 1.5th.  To Hold Right of Way Near  Midway.  The recent activity of the C.P.R. in  building at least sbthe of its new line  west of Midway now seems to be explained. Some four miles west of that  town the"V., V. & E. line crosses the  proposed C.P.R. line, and this matter  comes up in court in Vancouver on  Nov. 4th on expropriation proceedings.  Then nearer Midway, on the Meyer-  hoft" ranch, the Midway & Vernon line  also crosses the C.P.R. right of way.  So the C.P.R. rushed some 50 men  down there under W P. Tiernay, and  threw up a grade iii short time. This  week they began the work of laying  rails across the disputed land, as possession is supposed to give no little advantage in a dispute of this kind. Tht  Midway & Vernon officials . were not  idle, however, and last.week bought or  secured an option on the entire Meyer-  hoff ranch. Both gangs of workmen  came together early this week, but  there was no blood spilled, and the C.  P. R., under the able generalship of  Supt. J. S. Lawrence, assisted by Engineer R. A. Bainbridge, so far hold  the fort, and will probably run flat  cars out on the new track.  So far honors have been with the C.  P. R., but it is hardly likely that the  tactic:; of that company to obstruct the  other lines will have effect for any great  length of time. While it was given  out that it was'the intention to build  on west into the Similkameen, no  statement was made as to whether it  would be done in this century or in  the next When seen by the Pioneer  man Thursday,'-Mr.. Lawrence was as  talkative as an oyster, and did not care  what the newspapers said.  1905  V  ��� .J  No. 52.  lFl��R  Sport  Has Half a   Hundred  Champions. '���  Tournament Prises Now On  Exhibition.  TRIP IS WELL  WORTH WHILE  To   See  Eight   Furnaces  Granby.  Carrying   Out   Prediction  Four Years.  at  in  Anyone who questions the uninterrupted growth of the mining and smelting industry of the Boundary country  should take a trip to Grand Forks and  see the greatest smelter in Canada in  full operation. It is a sight good to  behold to witness the molten streams  flowing from the eight blast furnaces  now being operated at the Granby  smelting works. Such, at least, was  the opinion of the Pioneer representa  tive who made the trip early this week.  It reminded him of an occasion four  years ago, when S. H. C Miner, then  president of ihe Granby Consolidated,  was on one ot" his periodical' trips to  the company's popcrties, when about  700 tons of ore only were being treat  ed daily, against the average of 2,750  tons of Phoenix ore now daily being  reduced. At that time Mr. Miner  stated to the Pioneer, as I ack files of  the paper will testify, that the company would bring the capacity to  3,000 tons daily���and then it seemed  like drawing a prett) long bow. But  how close to the mark the daily capacity has already been brought���with  still greater enlargements already in  the perspective !  It would be worth all it would cost  if the government would pay the expenses ol a few hundred leading business men fri'm any part of the world  to take a look at the Granhy smelter  in complete operation, and ninety-nine  of them would see something never  dreamed of in their philosophy. As  for Phoenicians and other residents of  the Boundary, the cost is small. Great  Nor'hern trains make the trip possible  in one day, and something well worth  seeing is missed if this trip is overlooked.  Bowling certainly seems to have  taken a firm hold on the young men���  and some not so young���of Phoenix.  Ntarly every night two of *the ten  teams are playing off some the' scheduled games in the tournam nt, and the  interest does hot flag, but rather to the  contrary. It is expected that the  finals in the present tournament will be  played about the zoth of the present  month, and there'is time yet for. more  surprises. Up to Thursday evening  last, the' following stood at the head of  the list : ;  Five highest averages���Devoin 151,  McCoir 151, Brewer 150, Morkill 149,  Dale 144;. . - '.''./'��� Y  Highest team sc,ore���Dey, with 12$*  points, which was made this week.  ToirM^eai Priies.  The tournament prizes are now on  exhibition in the windows of the bowling alley, being the following:  City Championship Cup���Donated  by R. H. Karatoflky for team winning  most games. To be played for in each  tournament.  Five SiverYChir.iis��� Donated by  Phoenix Bowling Association, for team  making highest average. To become  personal property.  Silk Ujnbrella, value $6���Donated  by the Hunter-Kendrick Co., Ltd., for  highest individual average.  Gillett Safety Razor, value $6���Donated by Morrin,, Thompson & Coy,  for second highest individual average.  BcwClag Bcm-IIs.  The following table gives the games  won and lost by each team and ���. the  percentages up to Thursday night", inclusive: . -.-.,.-  Teams  ��: ��� A force of some 425 men is now  employed in and around the Granby  mine.  . Granhy shares have been quoted  up to $9.12^ in the Boston market  this week. ,:.,..  Work was resumed this week on th��  Big Four group, on the Eholt road,  James Moran being in charge.  About six feet daily are being made  by Hesselwood and Halcrow on their  sinking contract on the Helen.  The. first carload of lumber for the  building for the new compressor for  the Rawhide mine, came in this week.  Actual sinking is reported to have  been started at the Mother Lode mine,  after considerable preparation. The  main shaft may go down 300 feet to  the 600 foot level.  On account of the difficulty of packing in supplies to Franklin camp,   the  $160 ORE IN  PRINCE HENRY  Elkhorn Also Had  Strike.  An   Ore  High Grade Properties Looking  Well;  Boundary's high   grade  mines  continue to make excel ent   records,   and  some new   properties   will  shortly  be  added to the shipping list in all   probability.    Several important ore   strikes  have recently been made, and the  old  standbys are looking well.  ; The strike of ore reported last week  McKinley   mine  will not be operated I from the   Prince   Henry,   near Green  all winter, but work will doubtless  be wood, is turning out to Be much better  than anticipated.    'I'he ore was found  resumed again in the spring.  -The Midway Star is authority for the  statement that the Great Northern has  just made an ofler of $130,000 for the  British Columbia smelter, and adds  that it would not be surprised if the  offer turned out to be an absolue purchase.  Owing to a strike of workmen at the  powder.factory, dynamite was' scarce  in camp this week, and teams were  sent to Greenwood and Eholt to pick  up what could be had. Fortunately a  car or two arrived, however, and relieved the trouble before it became  acute. The Granby mines alone use  something like two cars per month of  explosives.  Seventeen men are now employed at  the Napoleon mine, near MarCus, under Harry Johns for'the B. C. .Copper  Co. The option on the property lrom  P. Burns & Co. is reported to run till  December, when if it proves satisfactory the option to purchase will be  taken up. Quarrying operations and  some shaft work is being done, and the  mine is shipping almost a car of ore  daily to the Greenwood smelter.  Game* Game* Per  Won    Loat   Cent  Customs far October.  William Delahay, customs collector  for Phoenix, reports the following tor  the month of September :  Value of imports $5,496.00  Free goods     1,855.00  Duty collected    1,-80.53  Latest Price* ia MelaU.  Nkw York���Copper, electrolytic, *16.-  27>s@*10.t*2^'; lake. $16.37>s'@ 16.75  Bar Silver, V>1%  Lead. $5.20 at (5.40.  High  Score  Martin * 1 i 5 3 3 500  Crawford 2078 5 1 833  Smith  2020 o 7 i ..  Birnie  2005 3 1 750  Stephens 206a 1 3 250  DeVoin 2104 3 2 600  Oxley 1115 3 3 500  Boucher 2087 4 2 666  Strutzel 2032 .. 5 ���"' I..  Dey    .2252 5 1 833  THiS   WEEK'S   GAMES.  Friday���Strutzel 1852, Stephens  2046.  Saturday���Dey 2252, Smith 1989.  Monday���Dey 2009. DeVoin 1968.  Tuesday���Oxley     1885,   Crawford  '994-  Thursday���Martin 2008, Smith  i960.  START BUILDI,<<a TO KEIEMCOS.  Work Begin Skcrlly ������ Amber Stctlta mt  V. V��* E.  Patrick Welch, who has charge of  the V.,V. & E. railway construction  work in British Columbia for J. W.  Stewart, was in the city yesterday on  his v ay to Spokane. He stated that a  construction outfit is now on the way  to begin work on the section of the  road from the international boundary  line to Keremeos, and he expected it  to be well under way in about ten days.  While the con'ractors have not yet-  obtained all the railway laborers they-  need, men are now coming in more  freely, since the harvests have been  gathered, and the work under Mr.  Welch is proceeding quite tatisfactorily  on this side of the line west of Midway. The easiest work is being finished before severe weather in, and as the  winters are not bad in many places  along the new line, it is expected to  keep up the rock cutting and other  grading all winter.  Cecil Martin went down to near  Curlew with his father, J. L. Martin,  last Saturday, and will attend to some  assessment work on the Riotintogroup  of copper claims.  Rowland Machin, the popular Bennett fuse man, of Victoria, visited the  camp this week, on his annual trip  through the province, and states that  the demand lor the commojdity increases each year. He will shortly  take a trip down to Mexico, where his  fuse is also having an increased demand.  George C. Rose, who has been customs collector at Cascade for seven  years, has resigned, and will -be succeeded probably by Angus Cameron.  Mr. Rose has purchased the Kelowna  Clarion, and will conduct that  Okanogan Lake weekly as soon as he  is relieved at Cascade. He was a visitor here Tuesday.  Grand Forks board of trade was reorganized Monday evening with the  following officers: President, G. Fripp;  ist vice-president, W. K. C. Manly;  2nd vice-president, M. S. Martin; secretary J. A. McCallum; treasurer,  George    Clark;  Wm. Spier, N. McAllum, P. T. McCallum, Jeff Davis, Chas. Brown, E.  C. .Henniger, Jeffrey Hammar, G. E.  Massie, H. E. Woodland, Geo. Chappie, D. Whiteside, F. Hutton and H.  C. Hanington.  in the bottom of the shaft, at a depth  of some 115 feet. At this depth a,  drift has been run 25 feet in, and the  ore body is from ten to twenty-four  inches wide, being literally sp'inkled  throughout with wire silver. As work  proceeds with the force of six men,  the vein improves. 1 ests made from  average samples give $160 per ton,  mostly in silver and gold, though much  higher results have been had. It is  the intention of the management to  send out a car of ore to the smelter  some time this month.  On the Elkhorn, on which work was  resumed on the tenth of last month,  the miners have already broken into a  body of rich ore that will run over  $100 to the ton. Sinking was continued on the main shaft, through the  dyke for some 15 feet, giving a total  depth of 150 feet, and the same fine  body of ore previously encountered  was reached. Manager Spankie has  .ordered! a five horse power electric  hoist for use at the Elkhorn.  This week the Skylark is loading a  couple of cars of ore, one of high grade  and another of second class, and the  Providence is shipping regularly three  or four cars monthly. The Crescent  and Last Chance also sent out ore.  Other high grade mines are preparing  to send out ore also, and those interested in Boundary's high grade properties are much encouraged.  Original Locator a Visitor.  Henry White, of Spokane, was a  visitor here last Monday. Mr. White  cut and planted the stakes for the location of the Old Ironsides and KnoD  Hill mines in this camp, on the 21st  of July, 1891, Matt Hotter, another  prospector, being interested with him.  From that day 10 this Mr. White has  taken a personal interest in the progress of the properties, which are now  merged in the Granby group, and is  still a considerable shareholder in the  executive commute: j Granby Co., from which he expects to  draw dividends in due course. While's  camp, southwest from Phoenix, where  several important mines are located,  was named after Mr. White, who has  mining interests all over the Boundary.  0  The following table |ir�� the ore ahipmeuta of Boundary milieu   tor 1900.   for 1401 iu" A  190* for 1903 for 1904. and 1905. aa reported to the Phoenix Pioneer��� ^ ^   I  w"vk A  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE.  Scire*] R��Mrt  or Oct��fc��r.  Total daily attendance. i.*77  Total actuil attendance i, a 66 J4  Average daily attendance    61.43  Average actual attendance.   ..   60.26  Number pupils enrolled 90  Number pupils actually attending.82  Pupils neither absent nor tardy :  Div. I.���Irene Crawford, Mae Grif  fin, Rilla Mattinson, Grace McKenzie,  Mabel McKeown, Ada   Pierce, Willie  Johns.  Div. II.���Albert Elmgreen, Sign  Elmgreen, Alma Hendrickson, Alvin  Hendrickson, Annie McKeown, Ed  ward Swanson, Florence Swanson, Ar  thur Walters, Frank Tinetti, Nicholas  Riplinger.  MINH. Camj��.  ' Grauby Minca- _ Phoenix  ^Suowltaoe... Phoenix  B  C Copper Co.  Mother Lode _Deadwood  Bonnie Belle Deadwood  Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyn-Slcmwlndcr- Phoculx  Rawhide- PhoeuiK  Sunftet- Deadwood  Mountain Kcme Summit  Atbclatan-Jackpot- Weilinicton  Morriaon Deadwood  B. C. Mine��� Summit  K.Bell Summit  Bmma Summit  Oro Denoro Summit  Senator Summit  Brey Fogle Summit  No. 37 Summit  Reliance.- Summit  I Sulphur King ���Summit  t Winnipeg Wellington  . Golden Crown Wellington  King Solomon W. Copper  ' No. 7 Mine _ Central  > City of Pat ia White'*  > Jewel Long Lake  > Carmi _ Weft Fork  1 Providence.- Providence  > Ktkborn Providence  I Strathmoic Providence  , Skylark okylark  , Laat Chance Skylark  , K. P. V. Mine Skylaik  Bay Skylark  'Mavla Skylark  ' Don Pedro Skylark  ��� Creacent Skylaik  1 Helen   Greenwood  I Ruby ��� Boundary Pall*  , Republic... ��� Boundary Fallo  , Miaccllaneoua ,.,,,���,..,.,..������  1900      1901  64.553   331,763  *97       *.-*���  1901  3^.858  20.S00  1903  393.7"*  71,712  1904  W9.703  54"��  99.0J4  141,326  13S.��79  174,298  ftol  "���-SO  47.405  3 '.350  3,070  7.4 35  ��� 5.73"  3.350  1.30O  3.339  19.365  22.937  ���5.537  363  2,435  150  14,811  560  8.53��  ��� 9.494  650  37.0��  16,400  3.45��  222  3&4  735  4S3  33  '.(Ho  1.07*  3.35��  ��?5  665  3,000  35��  W3  400  I60  2,o6o  890  219  726  325     16I  300        1305  ��� 45 9")  J.��3��  96,600  63.387  80  3.45��  J35  390,800   508376  500  690,419  00  750  ��2y,SoS  ���LIS   ���  '*>���)  3"  235   ���  73    ���  VO  3��  80    ..  ,2,(^6      2I..('.  330,82s  117,611  313.340  148.600  Total, tons.   Smelter treatment���  Oranby Co...._   B. C. Copper Co   j.    IConttoal ft Boston Cou..       _^   X ToUl reduced    6*^89   348.439   460.94U   097.404   837.<^6   77��3J'    ���.->i*\  401.921  162.913  ��� 32570  596.352  210,494  30,gjo  i7.'sl  71. -1.1.1  !!!,  mi M   liHff  j'   'I  I'  ��  It  .��ii. if  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  '.���."...' .'���>���-'   ���   ���-. i-5'.    *.    _������������      .-.,.. Jt*iv  It's a household necessity, too, for-people who:carerto  have the best tea possible, and at the most moderate  price. The Red Label, seems to be the favorite. 5  1* m %  Kootenay ��n^ineerin^  :��' '.-'    NELSON, B.C.     . ;-.:'|  vV  ;K���v  Pounders and Machinists. Repairing and Jobbing a Specialty.  ,:���-,;��� v ,: ���   Jlttiiiifiu-turera for the Cbawkoiii) llot'iit.K Roi'K AkitiAi. TitA.MWAV Svbtkm, Li.mitku.  ; Alini/ijiand Mill.'Mnch'inury, Ore Care, BucketH, Tanks,etc. Iroiratul Brass Caaiings. A laive anil cnmpltttM Hlock  of Shafting, Stipplit-s, Fittings, kIc., always on hand. Pulleys, Flanges,'" tittv; made lo order on eliurt noticci. All  ���break-down atul repair work rushed through without delay. -E.-*t,iinate.H for nil elasaea of work furnished upon application. ' 8Dediirftii.HTit.inii lmvhii to mail ordttis.    Scran Iron hoiii'lit. liv lhit i-urhiiul.  cation. 'Special attention given to mull ordeis.    Scrap Iron bought bv tlun-arioad,  S"f��Sfe. B.C.. TRAVIS, Manager;  P. 0. 'Hox'4i)3,"-";  Nelson, H. C.  D. J. MATHESON,  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  ���'*&&!  -i>. }��-  B:W: MINING  laSUKD ON SATURDAYS BV TUB  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO..  *T PHOKMIK, B. C.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manager.  t.i.���>,������.. I Business office No. 14.  Telephone j ������,������,, r���iitueK] No. is.  ���OIKIimOilS IM ADVANCE.  rcr Year .....:..$>.oo  ���Is Month!  1.25  If you are not a aubacrjber to thla paper, tlila  la an Invllatlou to you to become one.  Advertising ratei furnished on application.  Legal notlcea 10 and 5 centa per line.  Pour weekly insertions constitute one month'a  alrsrt ��tnc  ,,   -  ~'..X *  > .       ... ... ?....*.  ���*���     -      .. * ��i    "M*V  .    ��>        J  and which are among the best in the ,fi  upper country.     _        :  "The Phoenix   Pioneer,   especially;  must be of great value to its  city   by b -  reason   of   the  excellent   manner in j     Rossland's ore shipments' last  week  whi^h it keeps the  camp   before  the, were .'5,^630' .tofts,' -or" 176,964 tons for  eyes of the mining world.    Phoenix is [ t',e >'ear to date- ...  now the nri'ijiier mininp, camp of Can-       Work is to be resumed with   a  full  ada and the rich" properties tributary to;furce a' the St. Eugene mine at Moyie  Greenwood   ensure  the  stability: and'.*1*?1 ^W6^^?^!*1*':''  rapid growth of that town.     The con-'     A Rold medal for coal and coke extraction  of the   V., V. & E. railway  ^>bit  was  awarded   tlie'Crow's Nest  .    r ..     ���.. o-,r ji Pass Coal Co. at the Portland fair,  and of the Midway  &   Verr.on   road {   ���  should assist in the upbuilding of the,  C01UMB1TO COIIML ;jf������rr  Foivu'ed 18!)2���Im-*irp.)'-tiii'd I8!)'i.  NKW WE-jTvlINSTKi:. H.C.  li  II-  if  ij  ; i  i f  INSURANCK -AO'KNT,     Y. ',.   '  KIRK, UYE, ACC IIKNIV'  CiiiiiiiilMHloiior fur iiiMnpAmiluvlih.  PlIOU'lx, ]1.  TUCK   COLUKS,  SHAVING PARI.OKS  and HATIIUOOM.  Hotel Hiiliuornl  Cu|   )VirM& Knob' If III Ave    ' IIOKN'IX, li. (J  Boundary cities and bring the people  there into closer touch with the rest of  the province. The Coast cities will,  no doubt, .make an effort to secure a  share of the trade of ��� the Boundary  which the construction of the new railway will render more feasible than at  present.'  1905  NOV.  190S  Sua. Mod.  Tues.  Wed.  Thu. Fr..  -Stlr  1  2- 3.  4  5  6  7  8  9 10  rf  ' 12 13  M  15  :6 17  18' '  19 20  21  22  23 24  ,.25  26 27  28  29  30  Up to last Saturday the great LeRoi  mine, in Rossland, had shipped 100,-  000' tons of ore this year. At the  same date trie Granby property' inj  Phoenix had shipped over' 500,000  tons of ore in the .same time, and the  Granby continues to incease its average, production'each year.  It is now'claimed that the Frank  zincs-smelter,---when- finally completed,  will be the largest, of its kind, on the  continent.  ...    s,,,, ',.. .-..,   ... .. . ,'  J. C. Eden, pf Seattle,-,who-, bought  tr-e O.K.. freehold,, rii.ine near Ross  land, is making extensive preparations  for-''opening up that/'orice famous prop-  ety.       ;-'    ':,:���!���:���,-^- ���:������ -.'.', .:��� '������-������':���;���-_  f The provincial mineralogist, Mr.' W;  f'Fjeet Robertson;'KasTTgone north to re-  '' 'port upon the mineral deposits of the  Windy Arm .country, concerning which  n/omising reports are to hand.  f. It is reported that. J.- C. Harolson,  w'ho recently bonded the Cotton Beet  silver-lead group_ of 16 claims-,, near  Shusw'afJ lake, has "turned" over the  bond to Marcus K. Rodgers, of the  Nickle Plate mine ���c*  J'rovidi-8  a Ciimtiun   hotiic fur Hind  iflll.M   Of    "lOt II   tH'Xl-H   lit    llKidlTlilll    fllll'H  Has 11 urepai'ittury cLimh fur j tniur Mild  t>nt.��, doitii: grnikv piililii; m-ImmiI w��rk. i  Doi'S hi-rll dclinul woik, rnufViv nil li it'll ' f  school privileucK, mid |)t-c|iiiics I'm- leach- I 1  nr��'��'xaininiilioii(i. Tfiwlii-Hiill Ih-uih her \ J  ofal'iactifal I'iihiicss Cimum- nnd jilvew '  l)i|>lomn��, (iivona lilu-nil i-dm-ntion 111  its Cullcgial 11 foili.-<c and in tin* l.ndii*>.'  Cout>�� for M.E L. ai d M I. A In University wo k. cun. t.iikt: Htudfiitri lliruniiJi  the complciu Ai-isC'puiHi', and the di-  gree of H.A civn he ohtaincd fi-iin Tor-  ���info I'nivor-itv, which tho colK't-c is in  hit alfiliation  For fulli'r inf-iiiniiiion and tcniis write  Rev. VV J. .Sippcr.ll, 1J.A , II.H , Principal :��ir \i'V.   I. I'. 11 1 v.'ll. II 11-ir.  William Matheson, Prop.  Fvprvthma IVpw <-ai!Piages; and   other   rigs  ^ "j."!?-?���_Ln ��RS '':s AN' ���*s A |j - * '^s-s wK K A L  .^T1,,n���s,4l'"'''"���'i^u^'l)RliI��� cords ,^F|iVRy:(;Avppi)  Delivered to any part 'of tht; city.  Entire Otitlit Nejy and Up-to-date.     A. share of the public  patroiiage"solicited/    'Phone 37.  DOMLVION  AVE., COR.  BANNER ST.] I'llOENIX,   II. C.  Kin^Edwiard Lodge, No.36  A. F. nnd A. SI.  -tfjiiiliocoiiiiiiiiiijcntloii R 11. in      u...  oml rininulHyofeneirmoiuh  hH��.r.K,'i;iL-.,},,r.vl��rc��:c,'nr<,:&'��ko1,ic  l . IIII.I.II'H,  BevretMrv.  *����� ^-~-^--------���--��^-��-��-��-^��--i��--.-^--���.��-^..-��^����.-����'^''  Latest Mining   Stock Quotations,  9 .PHOENIX  MARKET.  P. Burns & Co.  f.KO. K.DIiY,  W..M.  I. G. O. F.  KNO\ySllOH I.OI)(;�� no,(  M��ct�� every Moluliiy Hvenlni:   nl   I|Brdy   Hall'.  VIhIiIiik lirci.hri-ircortll.Hlly Invited.  'I'Iiix. Joluiaun, N, n,  Uko. K. Mkau, Kcc.Hcc'y.  A.S Wlll'nnmoii. Per. I'in, 8cey  ������1 (��� A 1 ���  Phoenix Hie   Premier Camp.  The introduction of entirely new  capital in the'buildir.g of the Midway  & Vernon railway is':one "of the best  things' that has occurred in, the Boundary in many years. Not only is tht.  capital- subscribed for the building of  the railway itself, but millions are  awaiting investment,- as a natural result', ' in the resources of the couptry.  The country continually needs more  capital to open it up, and is receiving  the attention of men with money.  Duringthe month of September the  Trail smelter;- -received ��� 4,404,604  pounds of lead pre,Y. having .lead contents of 2,311,228 *>ounds. ,1'en  mines contributed'this ore,' of which  four,- the Providence;- Crescent, Don  Pedro and E.P.U., are located in' the  Boundary.   >..��."  ��� THE '-ORieNTAL LIMITED."  American Hoy     Hen ll-ir'..-..  ..:  .,..;./.....'..........  Black- r��il  ���   B.C. Copper   -Canadian uuiu hn.i,i; '..;l   Cariboo, Camp McK (ex-uiv )   Center Star   Crow's Nest 1'uss ComI.../:.,.;....,  Denoro Mines........   Fairvie'r ...;V.;....;.....;;:./.:;..........  Kishcr Maulep   '���iaiit    Orauby Consolidiitol   Ititernationul Coal   Jumbo   Morning >tlory    Mountain Mou   Montreal & n.i^lon     North Star, (K K.)   Payne   Quil|>   Rambler-Cariboo      San Poll   Sullivan   St Euvene   Tom Thum'i   War Eagle Consolidated   ���Vaterloo (ass  Paid)   While B����r    ��� tc  Hi  1  00  ���<;��  i��  J7 3��  JS'i  51  1  4  1  *��  5  -jo  **.  9  4'  2  ���3  i��  Hi  3  4  18  sK  7  40  1  12  I  3  llonp.tol  Ooiiaii.-.s  ��� IUCK KOK HOUNOARV CKKKK, OkKl^vyOOl1,  B.C.  .      . HKAIiyUAK I'KR.S, NF.I.SON, li.  C.     ' ���  .... Wftotodie y and I Ile(dil,i1edl jfler(tiafll5^  Markets at Nelson,  Kaslo,Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan'City,  ,       Sil'-erloo, New I 'enver, Ymir. Saliiio, Rossland, Trail, Cas ;ade, J  Oranti l''oiks, t'rt-enwood,Midway, Eholt and Phoenix.  J fish, oystp;rs and poultry in season.  J All  orders receive prompt attention.  ^OREGON  SHOtyr Line  ��� -���-���-���.-���   ��� .������..���������-���;.-��-��-��-^-#-��-#-i-��-  .Although the war with Japan is off  its hands,' Russia' is 'having mdre  troubles at" home than ever before.  That downtrodden nation is passing  through some of the most troublous  times of its .existence,'- and when*'the  troubles are over, after much more  bloodshed, 'ihe '"autocracy will have'  been shorn of some of its' power and]  the ignorant populace will get some  little measure of relief from the oppression    that    prevails   throughout   the  Below we give an extract' published  hundreds of miles distant, regarding  Phoenix, its standing as aT ininirfg  camp in the province, and "the work  being done to bring" it to the front by  means of printers' ink. It is worth  while calling attention to the matter  for the reason that, in every community  there are always a few, at least,   who  belittle the efforts of the local paper for , -    ���   the good of the community in which it  length and breadth" of that empire,  is published.    In some  places  there  are  business   men who  are  so short  sighted   that  they will not even .advertise in the local paper or subscribe  to  it���they cannot see anything in it for  them.    If they do not see $10 directly  flung over the counter for  every  one  they  spend  in  advertising,   they' say  that advertising is worthless to  them.  They do not realize that advertising is  like  bread cast upon the waters, that,  if properly done, is sure to return many  fold  in   the  course of time; that one  cannot eat enough at one meal to last  a month, or a year, any more than one  can  advertise  once  or twice and get  the returns expected the next  day  or  two.  The following from the Victoria  Week is worth reading by every man  who believes in his own town and in  promoting anything and everything  legitimate that will tend to build .up  the town or district:        , ,,  "The advancement of the mining in  dustry in the Boundary district - is  something which all British Columbians  should be proud of. The old centre of  STRICTLY BUSINESS  )  The ad that makes the reader'think  is the ad that hits home.  The long arm of advertising will  reach* the trade that's needed- 'o'make  your business grow.' -  The man who has only a dollar' to'  spend- with you now rtiay have a dozen  to spend next-week. -Take care of  him.'   '" .     ��� ���' ���   ���������>'��� '  Train ���' (treat. Nor-hcri1, Bclwcaa St. Pail  ami Ptifct SMk-i Paiata.,  - This new train has been aptly named,  '("revelers"in'this progressive age demand the highest degree  of comfort  when they are "contemplating to undertake a journey,- and.especially.a' journey of-considerable��length .-., In  the  placing  in   service .of- the. ".Oriental  Limittdj" the Great Northern Railway  Has' achieved  a' distinctive success in  the excellence, ease-and  elegance  of  this regal train. ��� If a man is making a  jpurney tor purely business reasons, he  .������-ants comfort. .,The /'Oriental Limit-  ed"'lahds" him at' his journey's end with  a -'plea:<ant 'memory lingering   in  his  mind  of the comfort which has been  provided for him.   . .All  the conveniences .of a^mpdern/up to-date hotel, all  (he comfoi ts of home,' the privacy of a  cmb,' are at  his  command.    Instead  dreading a long journey he looks   for  ward  to  it   with pleasurable anticipation.    To the touriS* the same applies.  The-  delightful  surroundings   of this  train, the opportunities/or enjoying the  passing  scenery   enroute   makes   the  "Oriental    Limited"'the    train ' that  pleases. " ���   '  THE DEADLY. PARALLEL.  Will Some Q���4:Qrit Aaswcr  Thcfc Qbcs-  .   Mou? ���  '  l.-.^Lfif  I )���'I'll ti" ���'!>.���   iW'l'-'v  1st, l!K)5.   to tlie 'I'lioeiiix  pit ill:  Cash f-.o   .Ca'.fai'Si*   Cash tS   Book Case   Bed Linen.4 r'ox .  'ash I50   Cash )io   Cash*::   Apriuit f'ot   aplr^vrii't).  I   hi in-" .lai .  '������iii'i'iil   iloa-  DRINK  PHoenix   K   llo-reli   J. Ii, .Miicaulny   A. *'. Bern   A   K   K. Clark   Ht*-|>il��l  I.arliro   Aid   B TV Hank   Jas  McCrenth  <:eiiattiaii Hand Drill Co.   A. 8   Hood  ��� ;fl Vrit-ud  Gentleman's Dressing Gowi Mrs. J   II. Hryle  Old I.ii.eii....:........ ;....:.'.. ....Mrs  I. Crawford  Made liom the BEST AIAI.T anc   I'U KEST  SPRING WATER, it is unexcelled  for   cjiul-  ity.    Ask for PHOENIX   1JEER   and   insist,  on having it ;  "BUCK BRAND"  \  ;     PHOENIX BREWERY,  T BINER AND SONSi, Prop.  J    Standard Avr;. and Banner St. :-: PHOENIX   13 C  i  0  I  fc  I  ���  .  t  '���  I  ���  I  i  and union Pacific  ONLY LINE  EAST   VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two 'Trains I'aii.v.  Sti-anifhip tii'k'tto to Kiiropenncl otliti  lort'ipu countries.  Leaves  llHiiy  Spokane Time Scl ednle.  Klf.Ctivc N'OV.   23 IQ3J  Arrive  Dailv  j.aja.in/FAST MAI! To and  rr.>ni  Coi-nrd'Aleiie district, 1 ar>n-  . . Ifigtoii O.nrfield ' olfax   "'iill-    '    ���  :'     , nian,   *.Mohcow,   ���Poineroj*,     -  VVHltsliilljr, Diiytcn, W a II a      i  WhIIh. I*f ii    elon, Halrer City  /and nil points H*M �� 8.00  1:30 p. in. 1-XI'KlvSS���l-oi l''i.iinln>;toij     .���  .: Oilfield, ColfiiK,   I'nlliiiun  ' .Moscow,r.eu'ialoll.l'orlland  San I'rniicisco,; luiker t'liy     '  andall polnli-KAST.        t  HXl'KKSS��� Vroln   all   points     ,  Kast^Hal-r Clly.Suii Kiau-  cim:o, Poitl.tnili Colfax, Oar'-    ',  field and yarmiii^ttiM 11.40a.tn  *Kxcept Sunday. ,  SHORT LINE TO CA 1.11'ORN t.\ .  ���"'rjiiri Finiu'if'i-K-I'oitlini'l Kuiittf.  StcHincrs n��i\ rroiii'Ainswoitn do<.^,   Portland  at R p. in  ami from S{>cur Street wharf, SanFran  Cisco' nl 10 n. 111. every five days.  ��� jKorrfuitlier Information  as to ratea, time  vr'aiiia,cqiiipnicut,etc..address 7,  ���   ..'  OHO. J..MOHI.KK,Geiie'rnl Agent.  Uiveraidc Ave.. Spokane. W'asli  Talk is cheap, but, when" you are  paying so much per line for having it  printed, it is worth while to think twice  before you speak once.     "   ���;- '        ><*  Frequent changes are 'often1" adviV  able in advertising,'but it is true'ttfat  constant repetition is -what burns -a  name or a phrase in the public mind. ���  -*- ����� �� Qraabv Sneller fhromotaty. < "<  ���.- In connection -with-the blowing in of  eight furnaces at tne Granby smelter,  the following summary of the progress  of the smelting works wilibe'of interest: July, 1900, first ore received; Aug-  the mining interests, Rossland, is quite Ust 13th, 1900, sampling department  outdistanced   by the strides taken by  started; August 21st,  1900, No. 1 fur-  the industry in the Boundary section,  and, judging from present prospects,  the extent of the operations-will be  vastly increased in the near future. It  is not surprising that the railway companies doing business in the province  are devoting much attention to the  Boundary. The three principal towns  of the district, Phoenix, Greenwood,  and Grand Forks, are in a very pros-  , perous condition, as is testified to by  the local newspapers published  there,  ��� (���eeaaa��ato*������e*����*��a*��*i  J A cheerful manner-  I makes an important:  ��� wireless connection!  i witfe tie fieart of aj  f prospective   enstomer, ���  nace   blew   in;  August   22nd,    1900,  water over the dam the first time; August 29th, 1901, first matte shipped from  the-~Boundary;   October   13th,   1900,  No.. 2 furnace blew in; January 14th,  1902, converters started; January 39th,  1902, first shipment of bligter copper,  98^   per  cent p-ire; February 17th,  1902, No. 3 furnace blew' in;-March  17th,   1902,   No.   4   furnace blew in;,  November 5th, 1903, first hot slag-run \  out; November ^th, 1903, No.' 5   furnace  hle-E-.iji-Y.Novei.i' er 6th,  1903,  No!"5"furnace blew in; November 8th,  1994, el.ectric chargers started'"on.JSTo'.  6 furnace;. March 171I1, 1905, last day  for granulating slag; August 6th, 1905,  new stack completed; October  aothj  1905, Nbs. 7 and 8 furnaces blown in.  'Y : SIOO Reward $100.  '������he read morthls paper will be p'eascd lb  Item thi-t there li) at least one. dreaded diaca'e  that acU-i>��e has been able to cure in all its stage a  and tliai t�� riufarrh.   Hall's Catarrh Cure la th��  On the 24th of.October, 1904, the  Timea-had this'sentence in bold black  letters stretched- right- across its unblushing front:  '' "Vote for the candidates of the Liberal party ( and secure the immediate  construction of a new trans continental  railway,'with "branche^'tber'igtablish-  nie'nt of steamship lines and the. inauguration Mof 'great.'works""which will  cause a - transformation on the face of  the.province."  ���-������-������ [���������-'���  - ��� *���"'        *'  And laat-Saturday, the 14th of Oc-  t'objr,   1905, .just.;35j! days after the  publication of the   paragraph.. above  quoted,  the'-Times rose up and re  marked solemnly:       "���'-''  -   "The Grand Trunk.Pacific is; push-  in*;   its  woik   forward at a rapid rate.  Apparently the, energies, of the- com  pany are directed chiefly to tbe construction of a line that will  meet  the  growing demands' of the prairie country,��although   froiri some statements  atiri buted ,to the; Minister of Railways,  it seems as if the extension.to the Fa  cific coast will receive attention^at ���a  very early  day. ' As thingsi now look,  we may hop^ for a second  traris-ebn-  tinental hoe at an earlier date than that  .named.in th#>sont��wt^ Y,.-<  ��� Dear, dear;; how,.The . Times do  change!,' .'_'.,'.:���;:��� "Y^: .,',/YY^:V. ....  ' And thVCrand Trurik'* eherjKies are  chiefly-'-'directed to satisfying the de-  mandsof the prairie country, are they?  ' i Well, they would be; 1 but where  does British Columbia come in ? '  j And where1 is the1 immediate construction in .British Columbia ? ��  ?��� Andfwhere are those branches���?  . j And  -where > areY;thosev,:steamship  i'liheS?">    '��� :..V'.:iV-%-.   ,'���-:-,;:  ���-..^,- ���  \! i And/where are those ''great! works"  wjhich will tTsuisforrh>our.;face? i  f And why isn't our face transformed?  are manufac-  . ttired by. Western men to  meet Western  rt-qu;rements.  In the language  of the West���  "They're tough  as   tht-y   makf  ;0IT1."       .  Every pair i-  Union madi  and guaranteed  as nearly perfect in cut, fit  and finish as  human -killcan  make  them..  For sale retail by all reliable dealers  !   Greenwood Stagf^  1^1116  Leave Plibe'nijc    -  Leave Greenwood  9.30 a.  Standard Time  .30 p. ui.  I      Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  I I. S. McCAGUE, Proprietor..:  * ^ ��� ��-���-<>-��-oo *>-m>-<ana>& ^^-m>-a>*> <m><>-^^-t>^.-t> -& <& o-m>-a>-m>-��>^ ���  -Phoenix Shoe Shop.  AH  Work Guaranteeo.  Imported Goods.  FINK BOOTS ANU jUOES  MADE   TO   OKDKK.  fKACTICAL    MIN-CKs'  A  Nil piiOi  PKCTOKS'���itlpK.S   A   bl'KCIAI.l'V.  t*l ..-I-'    IMI       ( >.illl IIIIOII    AVi-IIIU  ....Manufactured    jy....  Wm. j. McMaster & Sois,  .-..-Ltd.   ���-  VANCOUVER, B. C.  The nuw edition of tlie COI-PKR HANDBOOK IwUinul ilem-rilies  3,311  <-cip-  'iii-r.mines ami copper niiiiiiiircoinpiinicf, in all  parts of llm .wurM,..covering the  aloliP, thepe di'Sfeiiplions ninMini" from two line�� to 12 pn-jea in 'length, accoriliiiir to.-  importance of the mines;-' The description*af-e not padded, but give facts in tlu��>j  most(romlense<l and trct-ttt-ahle form. .'���_/'       '  There me als i Hi'teeu iniacellanfous chuptei's, devoted to the Mistorv, Ve'-B,  [Vi'iiiiiiolo-ry, Geography, Geology, Clieinif try, Mitiernlopy, .Meta.lurtty, Finances  and *jlati��ticH i��f t'opp'-r, reiider.rig the volume a veritalile encyelopeilia.uf the subject of Copper and everything pertaining to the mettil. "  II is the World's Standard.Reference 8ookvon Copper:���'.'��� ;���;;:-.: ���-;':'.���  Evetv Mil er, Pi-ocpector, InvcBtor,,Banker, and Bro^r.-ieeils thi* boeik. Price  int5,iti Buckiatn hindiiig with gilt: top; or $7.50 in ftill lihVa'ry^iihorrQcuo, and the  book in either binilinj.', will hoHeiit, fully prepaid, on approviiijFJtoanv,nddrei!a;:iu  the world, io.be paid for if fount! satisfactory, or may retnrned'V'jthiii a weckoi re  i-eiptan.l I lie charge  cancelled.,  Address the Auihor ami Publiuher,   . .  HORACE J. STEVENS. 36 Post Office Block. Houghton, Mich.  '<��� - Averajc Piicl* ol Copper.  '":--;������ ������...���?''" v   k~  Klcctrolytic. l.Hl.e.!  Moiilli..        -   HI''     '���<);���-,        |1)(M ,���.,6  .laiuuiry. .. . |-i^l.i 1.5 u5 l-'SVJ  l-el.iii:iiy...|--.oti.-; 15,0111 12 M6  .March..... .I'.Wii  15 2tj <  I -.' ITit)  April     J21-22 II <lia '13 1211  M ay.......,;.-.. 12.70S 14 027 ���13' Ol '0  Jtiitu :.-..'     122lf!i M.��,-;- r-��.K��i/  JMil:  2 2. i) 14 8K8 12 600      ���  iA��8��i(V 1--342 If> 7(1    12 408    15.7;i    ���  '.-���eptttliiber..12.4U4 15 OJ;.  12.G20    16 ��78,  Octpher 12 094      1.-JJ17  Nqy'eniber . .14.283     14.455     ������-  Detrenibei- ..]4.li>,0 .....    14.860 i:  15 I28.'t  15 l.;6-/  15 045.:  IC'040'-?.  l4'8iUi  14 812 ���;  15.t 05 .:  Year.;..; 12.820  12 oyo  WAN TF. D;-AI Etl   A.NIlW'UUh^   WITH  "  coniroor.-s:hool   cduontion. thai  If.c lir<J  ol.���������  worklne for srniill.wacts. tu.iiuulity aa taliiiicil  ad writer* or show-curd wrjicrs tliroiizh  rnr.  Instruction by mnil.    Pi Ices low; ti-nm. .ass: no'.*.  . books to buy.   Si-nd for circular, mhiIiii/ wln-rc  | yotj saw this, ed ond which pohIHhm ymiwt.ni  j 1>-te��nation*i. . CoB*tESP<-N:>i:.vci-   Schools  Scraoton, Pn.  And Boundary Milting Journdl  Is published in the heart of the greatest and most productive gold-copper camp in the Dominion  of Canada.  In five >ears moie than 2,500,000 tons of ore have been mined anJ  S.iiejted here,with a valuation of over gia^oo.ooo. And the industry is  only iu its iijfaney.  The greatest mines ofthe Boundary are at Phoenix-^not one or five  miles distant, but in front of, beliind and beneath tlie Pioneer office. Consequently, from our vantage point we believe the Pioneer can give you the  best, latest and most reliable news of the; mines and smelters of the Boundary.  a   __J   j.    ' Oj * a    upon the   blood   and   mvcouJ sunuL  ��� and transmiis: aa irro | ps:!��i5?*��-jf&^fesgs��|��n��piis.��   : sistiWe call for tm^ymiS3^S&a^U^^:^S^.f1u:^  ness.  ��   .. ���  e . ��� ������ ���  o ...    .;........   ��� ���  01*08*������������OI��***O(O��(*t|e  S��nd for Hat at tentlrubill  Addres: F.'{. CHBBI  Soldi  '   '  Take  or  Tlie   Pioneer   is   worth jjjSi'o   per   year-  payable to tlie  crime --rr������*.'       ���   ��� ���      -   -     . loxa"-J; ! VVe feel it-in dm bongs.that weshi  S!.��lr5SlSSf*to"****,*** W��n-teyevtp ^bSeA -?empler��?L..  W. B, WILLCOX, Manager.  but   it costs  only   $2,   if  tlie   coin conies with ^ ^^     ^^ ^ ^^  Pioneer; Pyblishingi Co.  ^ ���* Phoenix, British Columbia  '.   . J    - ��� "1 *     *    ' "���  I"  WSfCaGTftXZSifSfiZ >m  TWaYTmoimmnomsm.  THE OLD FOLKSjftt HOME  Are Never Without Pe-ru-na in the Home  for Catarrhal Diseases.  MR  JH0.OATKINJON  Independence.  tio.  RrtnarKuhlc Cures  Effected  By Pe-ru-na.  Under date of January 10,  IMI7,   Pr.  Hsrlmaii received tho following letter:  "My wife lia-s boon a��iifroror"fi-uiti u  coinpllmllon   *>f   diseases   Tor  the pant  twenty-five yearn.    Her cuho lias bullied  tlicflklll of Rome of the most noted jiliy-  ilclans.   One of her Worst (roubles was  chronic constipation of several  year*'  itsotlin-r. She was also puKxIiijj thn>uj;!i  that most erf ileal period In the life of a  woman���change of life.  "In June, 18!K, I wr'olo lo'yoii"ai'iriiit lior  ciae. You advised n course of 1'eiuiia  wid Manalln, whiqh we at oncecom-  menced, and have to say li .eoriijilutel.y'  cured her. ���        '-������ ������  "Aliout tlie same Hiiro I wrote you!  sbont my own case of catarrh, which j  bad been of twenty-five yours' slandin  Mrs. Alia Schwann!, Sanborn, Minn.,  writes: '  . "1 have been troubled with rbeuma.  tlsm ami catarrh (or twenty-five years  Could not sleep day or night After  having used Peruna 1 can sleep and  nollitiiK bothers me now. If I ever am  affected with any kind of sickness  I'ertitKi will be the medicine 1 shall  use. My son was cured of catarrh ol  the larynx by Peruna."���Mrs. Alia  Schwundt.  Why Old People are Especially Liable  to Systemic Catarrh.  ������' When old age comes on, catarrhal diseases .corno -also. Systemic catarrh Is  almost.universal in old people.  This explains why I'eruna has become  so Indispensable to old people. ��� Peruna  is their safeguard.   Peruna is the only  At times J  was almost past Ruing.   / j remedy yet devised that entirely meets  these eases.   Nothing but an effective  systemic remedy can cure them.  A reward of $10,000 lias been deposited  in the Market Kxchango Hank, Colum-  bu*, Ohio, as a guarantee that the above  testimonials are genuine; that we hold  in otir possession authentic letters certifying to the same. During many  years' advertising we have nover used,  "I will ever continue to speak a good\ '" P!lrt or in whole, a singlo spntloua  word for Peruna. lam still cured of'j testimonial.'. Every one of our testi-  cstarrh."���John O. Atkinson, Inde- monials arc genuine aud in the woida  pemfence, Mo., Box 272. ! of the one whoso name is appended.  commenced to use Peruna according to  your Instructions and continued its use  hr about a year, and It has completely  cured me. Your remedies do all that  you claim for. them, and even more. "���  JobnO. Atkinson.: ^ :V>;- '  In a letter dated January 1,. 1000, Air.  Atkinson says, after live years*,experience with Peruna: ' ���        ���"���������:  Capital .$3^000,000:00  Reserve $1,500,000 00  Foriy-Seveu Offices in Canada  A. A. ARTHUR  WASPLEASEB  Midway & Vernon Contract  To Be Let Soon.  New York  Financier in the  Boundary.  Alexander A. Arthur, of New York;  after spending nearly a couple of weeks  '" 'lie Hound-try, left here Sunday for  the east, bein-< more.than pleased with  his first visit to this section of British'  Columbia, and unending to leturni at  no distant date.  Mr. Arthur has taken in . hart J   the  li-ianciii}'  of the new Midway cc Vernon railway, running almost due north  Ironi Midway 10 Vernon, in this province,   a   distance  of 150 miles.    The  bonds fur ihe construction of the road  have betui   underwritten   iy   English,  French and German capitalists, to the  extent of $4,500,000, or at the rate of  $3*,ooo p r mile, through Mr. Arthur,  who  came  out  to see the country for  himself,    bringing   eminent   technical  men w.th him to report on the  potentialities of the territory through  which  the  railway   will be built.   .While the  reports have not yet been made public,  it is known that they  are very  favor-,  able, both fro'.n a'mineral and agricuK  tural point of view, as the line wiil. pass  through   the   weir mineralized 'West  Fork of Kettle river valley and emerge  into and   through  a large part of the  richly endowed Okanagan lake   watershed. ���-.'..  In fact, Mr. Arthur stated that bids  lor the entire construction of the line  were now awaiting him at his New  Vurk office, and the contract would be  awarded on his return to that city. At  present only ten miles of the line, out  of Midway, are under construction, in  order to get the actual work under  way, this work being done by Mclean  Bros., of Vancouver. But the entire  contract will be let this fall.  To build the line a company was  organized, entitled the Okanagan Construction Co., the officers of which are  Frederic H. Allen, of New York, president; A. A. Arthur, of New York, vice-  ptesident; and A. E. Best, New York,  sec. treas. The road is being built  for and will be operated by the Midway & Vernon Railway Co:,' with"' a  capital of $1,000,000, and-having the  following officers : President, John  Cain, New York; vice-president, Chas.  S. Stule, Pittsburg; general manager,  A. R. Pope, New York; secretaty-  treasurer, D. H. .McDowell, Victoria;  other  directors   being   L.   S.  Cook,  Thimos Tauckd or at  HOMK AMD KLSKWHEKK  I  I   THE OBSERVATORY  I  I  Referring 'to the attempted Iwnk  robbery; the Greenwood {'.Times says  that "it'Was a drastic way of attempting to, secure an. advance from the  Eastern Townships Bank at Midway."  Well,   well,   well;   Brother   Ross, like  most of usv must have had   some  ex-  .--.'. > .?���  perience; in   attempts   to do buiness  with chartered banks.     But then, "thai  . ��� '��� .   1.    ������ ��� . -���-  is) the  lot  of the average newspaper  man, anyway.       '    ; ':Y '.''������ YY  .The little daughter of a resident *bf  Phoenix was oiit with"her mother after  dark recently.when, looking up at the  twinkling stars, she said : "Mother if  I; could only get one of those stars,.I  would plant it in my garden, and then  weiwould have pie tty.of them,wouldn't  we?"  tioiMYimmm ob pioneeer  ' :���:    ' -' ;"'^H ������"?'*' .''.'���-���' ���;���:'������        '  '    '" ������������'���   ���   ���-  Will be  Ftilly Illustrated From| Cover to  Govern  IVY  The Most,. Delightful Way To Cross The   Continent  l'  lough Salt-Lake City. <-'l ..�� . ���: Springs, Leadville, Ptie: lo,  'Colorado ."*, lines ;i...l Denver.  A Dmiqm -Ride Thrown Nature's AH  Passing CuhiIu Gate, Canon of The Grand, Tennessee I'u-  Miu-alial Puss and the Royal Gorge.  frist Trains Daily bef. Ogclen and Denver  Equipment and Service Second to None  SF.EK  NO   l-'UIM-IIKR,   FOR   UK I" TICK  CAN'T  HK FOUND.  W. C.M.-B'UDK.  For   I'LL...  >:i.m-iI \>.  |,,|,.i.    ,-,l  . 121 1'nir  ���I!.   .1.1,.M  I Sued..  INMtrLANI). ORK'iON'.  Do You Want to Save $25 in Duty?  .Then   buy the.  .  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  which gives lViiVct *"rk i,: l! ^-"-!'"'i<-  liu.e with the greatest ease    >'   p.-r��.tI.in  Write for CalaUj'V  PIONEER PUB. CO., Agents, Phocn.x, B. C.  *��v1&*��v��'f*'/Sv��v��v/��'�� ��  ^�����^-Q  �� Gait Coal  (.��� delivered to any part of  ayf  Oats, AViii:at, Fki-:d,ktc.  I ,iii-"0 stock.  the city.  C��      '&        Good D*y Wood.        <��  ^PALACE LIVERY STABLES  McINTYRE & McDONALD, Props.  ���'��� Knob Hill Ave.,       o;,V,r.5Vt,i^'9        Phoenix, B. C.  Pitt-.hurg,   and    Ralph   Smailes   and  Robert Woods, ol Greenwood, B.C.  Asked as to what connection the  Midway \- Vernon will have with other  ail-vays, Mr. Auhur stated emphatically that it was entirely independent of  any and all other lines in this section,  .ind would be so operated. In fact,  t'le capiial (or its construction comes  entirely outside of Wall street, where  most weslern railways secure capital.  The road will, however, doubtless ar  range for interchange of traffic with  other railways with which it connects.  The work of construction is under  the immediate supervision of Chief  Engineer A. R. T. Lackie, a gentleman who is highly competent in his  line, having been engineer in charge of  the great railway tunnel under, the city  of Baltimore, and having had a wide  experience in railway "work. Mr.  I^tckie now has sixteen men in the  field surveying the route, and making  the final location of the same, the preliminary surveys having been made  some time ago.  Among the original promotors of the  Midway and Vernon railway are Ralph  .Smailes, Robert Wood, Christopher  Wood, Duncan .Mcintosh, James Kerr,  Robert Kerr, all of Greenwood, and  Chailes Wilson of Victoria. The road  has been subsidized by Dominion and  provincial governments for about $t -,-  500 per mile  On leaving the Ponndiry Mr. Arthur went over to Allv-rta and the  Northwest, t.> lo-.>k at some irrigation  i-rojeots in that section. His concern  is no novice in the railway business, as  the same group of capitalists are now  building a line So miles long, south  from Port Angeles, Wash., which will  ultimately reach Grany's Harbor on  the west coast of the state of Washington, being built largely for the valuable timber areas in that section. In  addition to this they are also building  some 700 miles of railway, an independent line, running from Kentucky to  the Atlantic seaboard at Charleston,  South Carolina.  Farmers, Mechanics, Sportsman!  To heal mid soften the skin and remove grease  oil ami nut (talus, paint mid nnd earth, etc., u*e  die "Master Mech��ulc's" Tar Soap. Albert  rotlol Soap Co. Mfrs  An apt remark ?was made by the  editor of the Greenwood Times last  ivveek when he said that the outlook for  the district never looked brighter. He  could have gone a good deal further,  infact, and asserted with truth that the  outlook for tlie Boundary is probably  as bright from a standpoint of legitimate mining, both high and low grade,  or brighter, than that of any; other'portion'of British Columbia. We are apt  to become impatient because a boom  does not strike this distiict, or because  things do not rriovef faster than they  do.Y A But;5it is well torecbllectthat it  isY the; steady progress;Ybe it ever"so  slow, that cbunts in the long run. And  it is undeniable that there has been  'steady,* progress in "Bouudary  mining,  year after year. ;  �����������,���  English editors are said to be, talking about "how to strap your wife." In  this part of the e'm'pire.'jt is generally  believed to be more in,order to see  that the man who straps his wife gets  many times as good a strapping himself. Heaven knows that he richly deserves it, whatever they may think  about it in London town.  President Roosevelt can now lay  claim to 47 winters and as many summers, having had a-birthday last week.  He will probably continue to worry the  trusts and the railways just the same,  however,, and the man who goes up  against him in the next presidential  campaign in the United .States; will  wonder, after election day, how it all  happened. ���  Mfgalllceit C. P. R. Steaauhips.  There are now under construction  on the Clyde, to be launched next  month, two magnificent' passenger  steamships, destined to be the first of  the fast Trans-Atlantic passenger ser  vice of the.Canadian Pacific Railway  Company. They will be christened  the "Empress of Britain" and "Empress of Ireland." Everything in their  equipment is of the most modern type,  advantage being taken of the latest improvements on steamships throughout  the globe, and many new features for  the comfort and convenience of passengers, and the protection of perishable  freight being introduced. They will  run between Liverpool, Quebec and  Montreal, making their first appearance  in the St. Lawrence with the opening  of navigation next season, and will be  larger and faster than any steamship  hitherto run on this route, their ton  nage being 14.500, length 570 ft., and  breadth 65 ft. They will cost oyer  $2,000,000 each. The passage from  Liverpool to. Quebec will be made in  less than a week, even when taking the  Southern route via Cape Race, adopt  ed by the-Company on account of its  safety. Each steamship will have  accommodation for 300 first class passengers, 350 second cabin, and over  i,000 steerage passengers. A pain'ing  by Arthur Cox, R. A., showing the  steamship leaving the Mersey, has just  been received, and will be on exhihi-  tiotv.at the Nelson ticket office of the  Canadian Pacific Railway.  -In keeping with a custom inaugurated "by (tht*' Pioneer three years ago, this  paper' will issue a Holiday Number  this: year, arid an endeavor will be  made to make this nvimber better than  aiiy tliat have. ^one.l-efore. 'Arrangements for the carrying out of this plan  are now nearly complete, and;, we have  every, confidence that ..we-, shall be successful in publishing a number that  will be a distinct-benefit,to-the Boundary as a whole���ras . we .have -, ample  evidence previous, numbers have been.  ���This year there' will be about 50  pages-of reading matter, with a cover,  half tone engravings, etc., the whole  realistically''depicting the mining and  smelting industries of the Boundary  country. No important part' of the  Boundary will he overlooked, and no  effort will be spared to publish a niirn-.  ber that every resident of this section  will be only too glad to send away to  capitalists.looking for investment or to  friends already interestedin this much  .favored "section.  Y The ''^publication of such an issue  here is an undertaking of no small  magnitude',:, and aside from the actual  mechanical work, all of which' will be  done in Phoenix, means a great amount  of work. In view of this fact and the  further fact of the ackrowledged usefulness of such'M publicatidn'iii making known the Boundary to the outside  world, we bepeak in advance the hearty  co-operation for the Holiday Number  of the Phoenix Pioneer for 1905-06 of  those who really have an interest in  seeing this section forge ahead as one  of the really great mining districts on  the American continent.  tie  Northern Ry;  The only all rail route between points  east, west and south to Rot-aland, Nelson, Grand Porks and Republic.  Buffet tiara riin between Spokane and  Northport.    '        ���-''���  BHFKCTIVE MARCH s- <V>S  Corner Howard and Main Sts.  PhoenixPeoplc ^uSn's  ���ysiirrally will find a home in Spokane a(  the (.'ran.1 Hotel. .Recently remodelled  Ht'd ri'fiirnifheil. Under the manajre-  inent.i.f -Ki'Ki Pliair.'lateof Hotel Pliair,  ���Neli-nii. B.C.-  All British Columbia paper* on file.  Eurupean' plan. ������'��� Kates 50 eeiita to $2.00  per..ilay. : Free litis niei'ts all trains.  THE.  '     "NELSON." B.C.  B. TOMKINS, Manager.  The Leading tlotel bT the Hooteflays  Special Rates to Commercial Men.  Good;-Sample Rooms.  J.B.MAGAUL1Y  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office.  j��>j��"..'      PHOENIX, BG.  I BOOTS,  We pride ourselves in .,- the -  J oggers' Boots our factory turns  out. They are all No. i leather  and manufactured by men who  know western conditions , from  having lived the life of a westerner. You never imagined a.  boot could be made to stand  the wear "and tear like our Loggers' Boots. They are ending  the argument for Eastern made  boots every day.  :    For sale   retail   by  all   good  dealers.  MANUFACTURED BY  J. LCCRIC CO.. LTD.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  fcenve.  io;ooa.m..;.  9��a.m   .1:05a. m.���,  7:20 a. m   11:30*. m.,  7 :oo a.m....  ..:.;Phoeiilx.........:.  ..Hpokatic...   ..Koftitlatid........:......  ���..Ntlgjn ,  ,...Grt.��id Vorim   ......Republic...... ...  -   Arrive,:  ......6,00 p.m.  ....6:30 p. ra.  .....5:>5 p.m.   845 p.m.   4:a5D.m,   6.30 p.m  Save  Time all the time  BY USING  To Seattle, Tacoma, Victoria,  Vancouver  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST TO I NTS.  St. Paul, Chicago,  AND ALL POINTS EAST.  Palace ami Tourist Sleepera,  Bullet-  Library Carp, Mo<Iern day Coaches, Dining Cars, Mi-ale a La Carte.  YBest Meals on Wheels^  :���  2 Fast Trains  Daily 2  HAST AND WEST,  For rates and folders and full information regarding trips call on or addrest  any agent of the S. F. & N. Railway or  H.A.Jackson,        C. VV. Mahonev,  G.F. &P.A., C.P. AT. A.,"'  Spokane.     ,  701 W. Riverside,  Wash.   .        Spokane, Wh,  M. M. Stephens, Agent.  Phoenix, B. C.  IH3S:::  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  msfs^. The most perfecty appointed Hea th  and Pleasure Resort in the West, with a com.  pletesystem or.Kaths���including; Turkish an I  Russian. Open the year round. The curative  properties of its waters are utiequalcd.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nervous aud Muscular Troubles.  For Healing all Kidney, Liver aud Stomach  ailments.  For Eliminating all MetallJcPoiSDiis from the  System  The grandeur ol the scenery is unrivalled  Mountains, snow peaks, forests, lnkes.watertalla,  boating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excurslr n>  tennis. Its winter climate is unourpatsed for  mildness. HnARY McINTOSH,  Pi oprietor.  Wedding invitations and announce  rnents promptly executed in the latest  styles in the Pioneer Job Department  Sale  of  Crown   Granted  Mineral   Claims  For    Unpaid    Delinquent    Taxes  in    the  British  Rossland  Columbia.  Collection    District,    Province    of  That Uwrtr Knew.  This incident, related by the Kansas  City Star, has its moral. A man in  South'. Haven, Kas., had a grievance  against an editor, and consulted a lawyer to find out the best way to "break  up the *>aper." The lawyer told him  the surest way would be to buy the  paper and run it himself a few months.  \1  CHtircbt Services   I  Tomorrow. j  Methodist���Class meeting at it a.  m., Sunday School at 2:30 p. m. even  service 7:30 p. m. Wednesday evening  at 8 p. m. Senior Christian Endeavor.  Tuesday evening at 7:20 Junior  League. A cordial invitation to all  these services. Rev. C. Wellesley  Whittaker.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at 11 a. m. and  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and liible  class at 2*3op. m. A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.   Samuel  Lundie, Pastor.  Catholic���Church of Our Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2tid and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  School, 2:30 p.m. Vespers and Bene  diction, 7:30 p.m. Father J. A.  Bedartf, O.M.I. Pastor.,  \ . I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Monday, the sixth .lay of November, A.D. 1905, at the hour of twelve  nVlock'noon, at the Court House in the City f Rossland, 1 shall sell at public auction the Crown Granted Mineral Claims  hereinafter set outof the p irsons in the;said Ii3t hereinafter set out. for the delinquent taxes unpaid by said persons on the  30th day of June, 1905, an I for the costs and expenses, including the cost of advertising said sale, if the total amount due  is not sooner paid.  List Above Mentioned.  GREENWOOD   MINING   DIVISION.  Name of. Owner.  Barton, David S., etal   Naden, George R., et al   Cnullield, John J., et al    Oliver, F. II., elal   Nitden, George K , et al   British Columbia Trust Co., Ltd  Moran, JameH, et al   Biter, George   Nmlen, George It., et al   Mornn, George, ft til   No. 7 Mining Cmnpanv, Ltd    JfltFray. R., et al   rCitiir. Tlinnias   No. 7 Mining Company, Ltd   Drunker, Adolpb    Hua-.J. C, et al   No. 7 Mining Company, Ltd   McMann, Fred K   Drunker, Adolph   Naden.<Teorge R.;;........   ....   .  Whrkwire, E. T.   Pesrbsiers, John B   No. 7 Mining Company, Ltd  ������:  linti'lell, Geo. A   British Canadian  Gold Fields   Exp!., Dev. & Investment Co., Ltd  Caulfield, John J., et al   Bennett, George M., et al   No. 7 Milling Compunv, Ltd   Granby Con. M. S. & 1\ Co., Ltd..  Nadc-n-,- George R., et al.   Paton, .Tames N., et al   M0MulIe.11, J. J., etal   No 7 Mining Company, Ltd   Johnstone, JameB S., et al   Naden, George R. et al   Johnstone. James S., et al   MoMynn, \V. G., et al   Warren, J. J   No. 7 Mining Company. Ltd   King, Thoinaa    Crane, Geo. T   Riter. George, et al   Ostroski, Louis J., et al   Collins.. Charles N  et al  Name of Claim.  Aberdeen   Barbara   Barrow   "Bee   Bolton Fraction   Bullion   Chancellor   Oopperopolis   ���on't Know   Dudley   Fanny H. Fraction   Four Ace   G.A. K   Glasgow Fraction   Gold Bug   lireat Hesper   Helen   Herbert Spencer   Hidden Treasure   Homestake   Johannisburg   Juliette Frai tion   Lady of the Lake   Lancashire  Fraction   McArthur, P.*C  British ColumbiaTrust Co., Ltd., et al.  No 7 Mining Company, Ltd   Lee, R.-Vf '. * (Twin Sisters  Nadeni George R��� et al      \VnrldJs_Fab- Fraction  Lewelli'h   Margrie .'   Mii/.e   McGrrgor   Missing Link   Missing Link No. 2 Fraction..  Nlonte Keco   Mullen     Number 7   Phoenix   ritihook   Flat   Queen Bess    Itoh Roy   Rob Roy    >. F. Fraction   --t. Genevieve   Sycamore   Svlvcster  IC   Tex-18   Tinier Fraction   Trilby   Tripod   Fraction   Lot No.  Taxes due  Costs  Total due  2295  * 9 00  $ 2 00  $11 00  817  7 25  2 00  9 25  1290  8 00  2 0.)  10 00  880  11 25  2 00  13 25  171M  7 00  2 00  9 00  8155  10 50  2 00  12 50  LS25  1:1 to  2 00  15 00  1S52  3 75  2 00  5 75  ���.'374  13 00  2 00  15 (0  1890  10 00  2 00  12 00  lti-13  8 50  2 00  5 50  14 0  11 50  2 CO  t3 50  852  13 00  2 00  15 00  Iti^S  9 75  2 00  11  75  895  U 75  2 00  13 75  1887  13 t 0  2 O'l  15 IK)  Ui:-'.l  10 75  2 00  12 75  1571  13 <0  2 00  15 00  890  2 75  2 00  4 75  1892  12 50  2 00  14 50  2072  9 00  2 00  11 00  1885  tl 00  2 00  S 00  10-12  13 I 0  2 00  15 00  2808  11  75  2 00  13 75  1251  13 CO  2 00  15 (X)  2088  li 00  2 00  8 00  1818  12 75  2 00  14 75  1041  12 75  2 00  14 75  979  2 00  2 00  4 00  1474  2 ?()  2 00  4 50  1212  8 75  2 00  10 75  1850  13 00  2 t'O  15 00  023  5 25  2 00  7 25  1716  10 50  2 00  12 50  1409  8 ?5  2 00  10 25  1720  9 50  2 00  11   uO  1779  10 75  2 00  12 75  1550  13 00  2 00  15 00  115:*  13 00  2 00  15 00  832  10 00  2 00  12 00  1397  13 00  2 00  15 00  1578  11 50  2 00  13 50  2285  10 75  *} 00  12 75  20O7  13 00  2 00  15 00  1705  a 50  2 00  ���1 50  9S8  11 00  2 00  13 00  314"  1 00  2 00  3 00  H32  7 75  2 00  9 75  3140  .0  2 00  2 75  lioaaland, Ii. C, October Oth, 1SK&.  J.   KIRKUP,  Deputy Asiesaor and Collector, Rossland Collection District.  J  ; B-'.ri*;-,-��-  fc'.Wi'f-.-'l"  ���ft ?)!'*''''  ���RVJ'.-r-'jl'  mm  '������S$iK$i  -r��iV��l  Wtl  i - .'I  * I  -���ranffiKl*BKS*Kaffi*KS *i  THE PHOENIX PIONEBE.  I  m  l  Jtt��  ��  'IBf  'ft  K��  m  Hotel  Phoenix, B, C.  Dorninioin  Old Ironsides Ave,  This is the largest hotel in the city and  has been improved and refitted, being well  adapted for mining and travelling men.  Ba r well stocked with choice goods.  Dining Room under personal charge of  the proprietor,  Telephone No. 77        Mrs. P. L. KcKelvey, Prop  5<>0<><KHHW<KKH>o<Hk>  leading Hotel of Boundary'* leading  Mining Camp  Hotel Balmoral  Corner Knob HUI Ave., and Flint St.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  New and Uf>-to-date,  Centrally Coca ted,  Good sample Roome.  J. A. MoMASTER  Proprietor.  In and Around Phoenix "  BRIEF TOPICS  OF  LOCAL  AND  GENERAL  INTEREST  TO  PHOENICIANS.  VWMMMMAW8  The Druggist is Boyle.  There is always a leader���in beer it  is Pabst.  See art Chinaware at Boyle's.  Dey, the Jeweler, guarantees all   repairs.  Phone your  order  to  Boyle,    the  Druggist:  Largest and best stock of Cut Glass  in the Boundary.���Dey the Jeweler.  See our new imported Chinaware.���-  Boyle the Druggist.. . -  Do you always want the best���then  drink Pabst beer, i  Prescriptions properly prepared from  pure drugs.���Boyle, the Druggist.  John W. Hannam, ther dairyman,  will shortly begin the erection of a new  barn.  Fine English Jardinieres at   Boyle's.  J. L. Martin will buy International  Coal shares.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, Balmoral  hotel November 910 12.  Just received a, large selection of  fine Cut Glass.���Dey the Jeweler.  Absolutely pure can be said of  Pabst beer.    Do not forget it.  . Buy your Chinaware early and get  first choice.���Boyle the Draggisj.  The best is the cheapest���especially  in drugs of all kinds. See the Thomas  Drug Co.  Born, to the wife of John N. Campbell, Second street, November istj a  daughter.  COMING km GOING  Dalby B. Morkill spent several days  at Grand Forks this week.  Mrs.- J. B. Henderson, of Grand  Forks, was in the city last Sunday.  Police Magistrate VV. B. Cochrane,  of Grand,, Forks; was a visitor here  Tuesday.  Julius Mueller, ex-proprietor of the  Phoenix agency, returned from a trip  to Spokane Sunday.  W. H; 'Docksteader, chief of police,  returned Tuesday from a two or three  weeks' trip to Seattle.  W. A.. Akehurst, of Vancouver, rep-  tesenting the Canadian Fairbanks Co.,  Ltd., was. here Saturday.  J.   E. Mills, -who now   makes  his.  home   in   Seattle, arrived here Thursday to spend a few days. I  Mrs. A. B. VV. Hodges, of Grand'  Forks, spent a couple of days in camp j  early this week, returning Wednesday.  D. E. McCutcheon, of the R. G.  Dun & Co. mercantile agency, Vancouver, was in the city Monday and  Tuesday.  Mayor G. R. Naden, of Greenwood,  and wife returned Sunday from a two  weeks' trip to the coast, taking in the  finish of the Portland fair.  L. A. Manly, of Grand Forks, ar  rived direct from Coleman, Alberta,  Tuesday, proceeding the next day to  Greenwood and Midway.  - Jack Luce, of Greenwood, was in'  the city Saturday, on his way to Chi-J  cago, to close up some deals for his  Dead wood camp properties.  Frederic Keffer, consulting engineer  for the B. C. Copper Co., has been  making a' visit of inspection to the  Sunset mine, hv the Similkameen,  which his.principals have a bond on.  . President M. F. Madden, of the  Providence Mining Co., after spending sereral' weeks jn the Boundary, left  for the coast and the east last Monday.  " 'Mare Tnkeo Up."���  Taken   up   in   Wellington    camp,  saddle mare.    Owner can identify and  secure  same   by  applying at Pioneer  I office and paying charges.  am  Bob s Specials  Suits made to order  $23, $25 and $28  Better quality at  $30, $35 and $40  rxo ......���.������..������  First-Class   Fit   and   Finish  Come in  and   see    my'  ' New Fall'and Winter    Goods.  Hats to Fit Any Head  HALF PRICE.  *>.<%  \% Horrell,  "Bob The Tailor"  Knob Hill Ave.    Phoenix, B. C.  I Chorch Services }  I Tomorrow.  The Methodist Sunday School will  give a Christmas Cantata Friday,  Dec.  2 2d.  For prescriptions put up a; the doctor orders, take them to the Thomas  Drug Co.  In drinking .Pabst, you know that  there is none better made anywhere at  any price.  Prescriptions quickly and carefully  compounded from freshest drugs by  Thomas Drug Co.  For two or three weeks past the  autumn days have been all thai could  possibly be desired.  Clearing sale at Clark & Binns of  summer stock of carpets, linoleums,  etc. A splendid opportunity to cover  that floor.  Next Monday the third semimonthly dance will be given ; by the  Phoenix Trades and Labor Council at  Miners' Union hall.  Next week the Pioneer will have  completed its sixth year, of existence���  and so far has managed to dodge the  sheriff and such like.  Rev. J. Leet-Porter,   rector of the|ot Ktn  Church of England at Greenwood, will j Forj.s  hold   services   in   Phoenix  tomorrow* '  afternoon at 3 o'clock.  First class waitress wants a position  in a mining town. Address International Hotel, Moyie, B. C. ,.  ���Wanted���Kitchen work, chamber  work or light cooking. Apply. Miss  L. Dawson, Danny Dean's Hotel.  JF. M.  Elkins,   of -Greenwood, has  severed  his connection with the New  York Life, and been appointed inspector forthe Sun Life, a 'Canadian com  pany.   :    ." ��� ��� - ���  Lina Noakes, a resident of trje district below the'dead line, died at the  hospital yesterday morning of tuberco-  losis, having been in that institution  about ten days.      *        ....,-.���  A reception service tomorrow, evening at the Afethodist church when  eight new'members .will be received.  The male, quartette will sing the  famous.!'Glory Song."  . JakcDover was over in the Boundary this week and reports unprecedented prosperity in that district. In  Mr. .Dover's opinion the Boundary  should be'the busiest camp on the  continent next season.���Nelson Economist.  Methodist���Class meeting at rt a.  m., Sunday School at 2:30 p. m. even  service 7:30 p. m. 'Wednesday evening  at 8 p. m. Senior Christian Endeavor.  Tuesday evening, at 7:20 Junior  League. A cordial invitation - to all  these services. sRev. C. Weliesley  Whittaker._.  !; St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at ii ;a. to. and  9-30 p. m. , Sunday school arid Bible  class at 2:30p.m.. A cordial welcome  to all. Rev. Samuel Lundie, Pastor.  V Catholic���-Church of. Our* Lady of  the Good Counsel.���Divine Service  every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each  month. Holy Mass, 10 a.m. Sunday  .School, 2:30 p.m. _ Vespers and Bene  diction, '7:30 p.m. -Father J. A.  Bedard, O.M.I. Pastor.,     *  Services tomorrow evening in the  Presbyterian church will be in charge  of Rev. J. R. Robertson, of Grand  Rev. Lundie will preach the  Grand Forks pulpit vacant the same  day.     Rev. Robertson takes up  Rare Ranch Bargain.  .' 20 acre Fruit and Chicken ranch  relinquishment for . sale, including  buildings, orchard and all kinds small  fruits. Joins Danville, Wash., and  Carson, E. C, corners on['.The Covert  .Ranch,. Kettle river," on' ^boundary .  % 1500 cash. Hay, grain and chickens  if taken soon. A rare opportunity to  make a beautiful home >.;,,,  F. G. McCormick  DuWlle, Waah.  fA N4'D( AN>5  V-pACJFIC'K'  WINTER  SCHEDULE  Double Service  Main  Line  Kootenay section   ea".t   and  west-connects-with  IMPERIAL    LIMITED  . SI. e|>e'r.service west Standard  and Tourist sleepers leave  Revelstoke'       daily for  SEA 1TLE      and       VANCOUVER:    :    :     :      :      :  EAST  Standard   Sleepers  Leave'Kootenay Landing for  Medicine    Hat    connecting'  with cars for St. Pau',Toi onto  Montreal: : :  .       :  Tourist Sleepers  Leave Medicine Hat VVediies- '  day and Saturday for Toronto .���  Monday and Fiid.ty for Montreal, Friday for Boston and  Tuesday for St. I'aul:     :    :  Maple  Leaf  Rubbers  i'  B*st  to  Sell  Best  to  Fuy  Best  to  Wear  Styles      to  cover     every  need from fine  city wear    to  lumbermen's  or    miners'  footwear.  .   .  I They are  all  just as honest  as the emblem  signifies.  J. Leckie Co.  Ltd,  Vancouver,  B.   C.  Selling  Agents.  Gut Glass!  GLASS  ^Mpt(T showing some new  and beautiful designs in Out  gGlass, importe'd from the best  American Manufacturers; and  the priqes are right, when you  take quality into consideration  Sea   pur window   dipplays  this week and next.  E. A. Blacfc, Jeweler  ���FIRS'!  PHOENIX, B.C.  m\ ��� .     ���   a   ��� -  ���        m  Painter and  House  Decorator.  phoenix, b. c.  Sign Writing on short notice.        ���       Estimates promptly furnished.  1  The  Royal  Billiard Parlors  R. H. KARATOFSKY, Pr��p.  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all the  leading mines 1-ought and sold.  ATLANTIC S. S.  If you want  to  enjoy  a  good smoke, come   to   the  Royal Billiard Parlors,where  ���you will find a Full Line of  Imported Cigars  and   Tobaccos,     and    the   Finest  Line of Webb's Chocolates.  At the same,time you are  likely to find   your  friends  here  enjoying  billiards  or  the bowling rooms.   *"  Q.W. Rumberger  Information   about   Phoenix   and   the  Boundary country given on application.  Dominion Ave.  Telephone No. 28.  <# Phoenix, B C.  Under New Management  Sots Agents  for Hazelwood  fee  Cream.  Km*. Hill A��. ~   Pho.ni,. B. C.  J Souvenir  Hotel Alexander  R. .V.-..Chisholm, Propv  Conducted in First-Class shape.    Choice stock of Irrigating  goods.  Special attention to dining ..room..   Large,   airy  and  well   furnished;, rooms.  5        Dominion AveMt     :��;      - -, . ,, ,,j ...   ..", Pboealx, B  AGENCY|j  Through tickets to and from  England. Ask for ChrUtmas    ������  Sailing'-.AIl lines represented.  For rates, folders, and tickets .apply  to local agents or to  A. W. Haley, E.J.Coyle,.  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.    Vancouver. B.C  . J.���S. Carter, D. P. A.  Nelson. B.C.'  1 Views of  J Phoenix  On Your Writing Paper  PABST  B E E R  .���j.     -._.. .vuuciuuii lanes up   work  Don't   overlook  the. fact   that   the | in Revelstoke.  Phoenix Pioneer makes a specialty of  you,  fine job work���the   kind   that  mayhap, have been looking for.  Elliott, Woodard & Logue are now  setting poles for the Bonnington power  line down by Fourth of July creek.  They report a scarcity of men.  For some time past commercial  travellers have been visiting Phoenix  in greater numbers than ever before,  and generally report securing satisfactory orders.  Biner's orchestra of five pieces will  furnish the music for the fifth annual  ball, to be given by the Eagles on  Friday, November 17th, which is a  guarantee that it will be all that could  be! desired.  Boundary Side Lights  1���������a���������������^   The finishing touches are being ap-,  plied to the interior of the new Brooklyn hotel this week, and after many  delays, James Marshall, the proprietor,  expects to throw it open to the public  on the 10th.  Chas. H. Thomas, formerly of Cas  An unusually large number of pranks  ^^  is building an hotel on the Mc-  were played at various business places   >,Iynn ranch  west of Midway, on  the  Boundary creek,  near  Greenwood,  froze over last Monday night.  * The chartered banks in Greenwood  are opening savings departments^  Rock Creek is getting to the point  where it will have a lock-up shortly.  P. A. O'Farrell, the representative  of F. A. Heinze, of Butte, was again in  the Boundary this week.  Premier-McBride and Hon. R. F.  Green, chief commissioner of lands and  works, are expected to arrive in the  Boundary, next week. Y*  Greenwood's waterworks extension,  after many delays, has finally been  completed, and Lind creek aqua pura  now runs through the mains.  ORIENTAL  LIMITED  W?:M  ^M0^-  A new stock with several different views, just  received. Take a look  at it, just what you wa>.t  Also a  New Line of  ���Souvenir Postals  Our stock of Souvenir  Postals Cards>is-   iin-  niense  and   must    be;  , V;^ ' seen to be appreciated.  After trying all other kinds of beer those who  want the best come back lo the Old Reliable  ���PABST.  Made in the Largest Brewery in  ;ts sales exceed that of all other".  Beer, and ALWAYS PURE.  the  world.  The  only  Everett, Brl'inglia-n ami 1-ii^.t  S iun.1   point.-.  VIA THE "  Great Northern Trains  ������The ComfiiiUI-'e Wav"  NEW COMPARTMlfNT-LIBRARY-OBSERVATION CARS  For rates, time of trains, etc., call on  .   . M. M. Stephens, Agent,  b. S. Dakota sails from Seattle ,.  for the Orient Dec. 16. Phoenix, B. C  Jas. McCreath,  Boundary Agent       -       .       ���      Greenwood, B. C.  telSiiii|  Stationers,    Newsdealers, J  Tobacconists. f  Knob Hill Ave. Phoenix, B C.   ? j  -���-���-O- ft 0 9 &-&-& -*a o a '���  *" t     The BEST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoenix.  ...-���.   WHO SAYS SO?    Hundreds of satisfied  customers.     Ifyou don't   nelieve   it come  and examine goods. j  A Fell Line of Underwear, Shirts, Shoes. T i Sfetc.,     |  lust arrived,    AH new seasonable goods at old <  and Cheapest prices. ^  THOMAS BROWN, I  s Wear Exclusively.  Men's  r'knik "' r>CK  KNOB HIM. A'VK.. I'llliK^IX.  mm&m  TIME TRIED.  on Hallowe'en this year. Some were  of such a nature that the list would not  look well in print. Actual destruction  of property gets beyond the joke stage.  Mail and passengers from Phoenix  to Greenwood, and vice versa, can now  make the tr.'p in one day���instead of  two, as formerly, over the C.PR., owing to the change in timetable lasi  IVfonday, whereby- the double connection is made at Eholt.  route of construction of the V.,V. &-E.  Ex-Mayor John Houston's resignation has been filed, and there will bt  ;io election held in Nelson until the  regular appointed time in January. He  lias" not given up his seat at Victoria,  however.  Greenwi-.od Typographical Union  So. 358 met last Sunday in Granci  Korks and it is proposed to hold the  ���uarterly sessions in Phoenix here-  ifter, as being the most central  n Boundary.  Agent for the Strongest Fire  Insurance  Companies in  the  World.  point]  Wednesday evening the Harold Nelson company played "David Garrick".  at Miners' Union Iiall to the full capa-1  city of the building,   and,  as  in   tin I    An operation  for appendicitis  wa>  past, Mr. Nelson gave the best of satis-1 performed on F. E. Risingi weighmas  faction.   On account of a tour throu^l I er at the Granby smelter,   last;, Satur;  Eastern Canada and the States, it may | Jay al Grand Forks, by Dr. Dickinson,  be a year before Mr. Nelson  is seen assisted    by    Prs.    Kingston  here again. Boucher.  FIRE TESTED.*  1 _ rikc  11  D. <J. iVlathe^ori  PHOENIX, B. C.  Wm. fiunter Go., Ltd.  DOMINION AVENUE.  Royal Insurance Co.  Norwich Union.  National'of Ireland  London & Lancashire,  Solicits  -Western Assurance Co.  ' ".Uhion Assurauce Co.  -Queen Insurance Co.  Phoenix of Hartford.  Share  Business.  IL1ERY  STYLES  Miss M. McDoraald cordially invites the ladies of Phoenix  to  and j inspect *he latest styles in Hata at her new store.  ��-"��*' Towa - - .. ��� .      ij - Dominies Av��bb*  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  THe  ? a W*** a n,ce nobby and upto-dale suit you will  find a choice selection iu our line of men's stylish clothing  for winter. We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Men S Shirts You will find it hard to duplicate our handsome hnexif men's shirts, in golf and negligee with at-  tached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  fin8 il. 1?' ^'a.T a8Sortmen*. J"st in, of those new  fall blocks m Black and Browri, also a nice range of  stiaw and-linen hats. ���"���:'��� '  Me^?,?ll?C?OurUneofsh0e8is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf drsss shoes  and o-jfords outshine them all,  Y$??S -,A "eT. t* 0f Perfect fiu,:,,fi "��'M**  and   three  piece suits, stylish.  Ladies. Shoes, Ladies' 1.men Underwear, Childien's  Wash Dresses.  Girls' and Boys' waists.  I  Wm. Hunter Co. Limited.  ���fwf-iirf*Hi.fni wm vb\w*���  1.

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