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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Nov 18, 1905

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 Boundary Miries Produced $12,500,000 in  value within five years.  ^u^-^^e'/,;,. %;  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary*  ,4   0"  Vol. VII.  2    NOV 21-3&05.  ���*��2.:'  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining: District  . ��� ;������* ������/ \  Zt  egi��k  r-��/iVe,  THE  Big Store  m  Special  j* ��� ������ ~'  T * For the next ten days we will save  you money in the following lines;:   (  Boys' Suits  ' '88 boys' suits in tweeds and  . serges, good fitters, all sizes.  Worth $3.50 to $7.00  Sale Price-$3.15'  Boys' Knickers  25 pairs boys' knickers, sizes  22 to 28. Worth $1 to $1.35  Sale  Price 95C.  Men's Coats  27'"men's coats in tweeds,  serges   and  worsteds, well  made.     Worth   $8 to i $12  Sale Price $4.85  Don't t miss; this  opportunity  of  ; - L\ buying, clothing* at half ^pricetr"  THE    JSI&    iSTC^FlE^  &rbi  '�����?*.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18,   too-;.  "����-���  No.    i*.  MET IN NEW  CITY HALL  Council Occupies Comfortable  Quarters.  VISIT FROM HON.  RICHARD McBRIDE  Building   Most   Conveniently  Arranged.  For the'Tjrst time in the history of the  corporation of the city of Phoenix",-the  members of the city council were able"  at last Wednesday's regular meeting to  gather and transact business with some  degree of comfort. Heretofore, the  city fathers have be��;n without a home  of their own, but the new city hall  now being nearly completed, part of it  is being occupied. " New furniture was  obtained, and both City Cierk Matheson and Chief of Police Docksteader  are most comfortably situated for the  transaction of the city's business. Even  the three strong cells are claimed to be  more comfortable than the old ones.  Quite a lot of business was transacted Wednesday evening, there being  present-beside the city clerk, Mayor  Rumberger and Aldeimen Mai shall,  Birnie and Brown. Payment of the  following accounts by the finance committee was endorsed :  I'hoenix Elcrtnc Lighting C0.J172.70  Morrin, Thompson & Co.... *  64.05  Pioneer Publishing Co ;'   3 50  Bank of Montreal    J47-95  B. C. Telephone Co      .9-8o  N. Lemieux      36.00  McRae Bros. & Smith       2.00  G." W; Rumberger        7.00  W. R.  Matheson        1.06  W. H. Docksteader        18.80  Gratified  at  Advances  Made  In The Boundary.  "'Saturday Hon. Richard McBride,  premier jf the province, and Hon.  Robert I<\ Green, chief commissioner  of lands and works, were visitors here,  arriving by private conveyance from  Grand Forks, in which they were accompanied by George A. Eraser, M.  P.P. -Theparty was on' a trip through'  the interior of the province, as is the  custom - annually. After spending  some time here, and meeting a number,  of the business men, the ministers continued to Greenwood, whence they left  for Midway, Hedley, Princeton, Penticton, Vernon, and thence to the  coast again. In both Grand Forks,  Phoenix and Greenwood, they met the  leading Conservatives, and looked also  into different matters vyhich were  brought to' their attention by residents  of the several places visited. The  premier was not a little pleased at the  evidences of substantial progress made  in the Boundary since his last visit to  this section.  EIGHT HOURS  AT THE GRANBY  Boundary Mining Notes  When   Directors   Ratify  rangements.  Ar-  Smeltex-   to   be   Operated on  That  Basis.  ���,.:--:-Total..-.- *. .$463.70  'A number of communications were  dealt with. To a letter of Oscar A.  Bowen,' resident engineer of tlie,Great  Northern, regarding the non-completion of sidewalk work on School street,  replying to one from the city clerk, the  clerk was instructed to respond that,  as the work had now been waiting  some two years or more, the city was  goiiig on with its completion, as it was  urgently needed before snow came to  otay, and the cost would be charged to  the Great Northern. This was all  tinder the agreement made with the  railway company by the city.  The city clerk was ordered to rebate  taxes on the lots on which fireballs  were, located, for the" years 1904 and  1905,'and the request ofthe volunteer  fire department, made through O. N.  Galer, secretary, to appoint W. H.  Dockstaeder as fire chief, was acceded  to. The council/ in response to another request of the same organization,  authorized ordering two Call.ighan  nozzles and half a dozen'helmets and  coats lor the fire brigade. Aldeim in  Marshall spoke feelingly on hi* experi  ence with fires, and with the others  was willing ��o grant the fire boys anything in reason. - The chief was ordered to make a systematic inspection,,of  stovepipes throughout the city.  The c:ouni.*il oidered resolutions  drawn up to be sent to the government, askiin; a grant of $2,000 towards  building the ciiy hall, graining the  province certain privileges in respect  thereto if the grant was in ide. The  premier and chief commissioner of  londs and works visited and inspected  the building when in the city last Sat-  nrday, and were pleased with it.  ' Some street lights were ordered  changed, and crosswalk ordered built  to the city hall itself. Jas. Marshall  was refunded $95 on his license, overpaid, and the council ordered a number of copies of the Holiday Number  of the Pioneer for distribution abroad.  Flnanclil Stfitcmcut..  City Cleik Matheson  tend  thc   following financial statement :  Balance on hand last report  Mediae al ike Fire Brica-le.  ��� A meeting of the volunteer fire brigade of Phoenix was held Monday  evening in the new city hall, W. H.  Docksteader being in the chair and O.  N. Galer secretary. ,-The meeting  passed a recommendation to the city  council to purchase-'four Callaghan  nozzles and nine helmets and nine  firemen's coats for use by members of  the department. ��� They also recom^  mended the appointment of W. H  Docksteader as fire chief. The mem  bers of the department would like to  have the city council grant the use of  the large unoccupied room in the city  building for'use of the department as  a gymnasium.  ELECTRIC HOIST  OF 250 H. P.  Ordered     This     Week  Granby Co.  To  Be    Manufactured  Quebec. .  by  In  ��� ���$'.-57  36  I'roni Police Department  3:0 00  1'ioui Hank of M  unreal  ...   -M96 s5  From Real Estate  taxes  26 40  $4,100 61  Paid Oct. salaries.  $   180  00  Paid School   sal-  1 70  00  I'aid  general   ac-  ������6*.  7��  Paid H.A.Wriidit  -re City  Hall....  1,000  00  ���$1,813' 70  Bal. ou hand  . .$2,286 91  ������ This week Supt. Hodges, of the Granby Consolidated, placed another order  for a large piece of machinery, with its  attendant parts. The order was given  to the Jenckes Machine Co., of Sherbrooke, Quebec, for a double conical  drum, electric hoist, of 250 horse  power. It will have a capacity of raising a load of five tons.unbalanced from  a depth of 1,000 feet, but'there will be  two of the five ton skips operated in  balance. The contract calls, for the  delivery-of the hoist on board the cars  at Sheibrooke in three months.  " This new hoist will be the largest of  the kind inthe Iloundary, there being  no other ol ihis character in this section will),-ihe exception of that at the  Snowshoe', which is 150 horse power  rated capa. iiy. '-"��������� '���   ���  This hoist'will he installed at the  collar of the new main three-compartment shaft, to be locatechon the Granby flat. It will be operated by the  '250 horse power electric motor, the  order for which was placed last week  with the Canadian Westinghouse Co.,  Ltd. 'I'he third large ore crusher,  aiso ordered last week, will be located  so as to handle the ore that is hoisted  from this shaft, and will also be operated by electricity.    It   will  Last Saturday night at ten o'clock.  A. B. W. Hodges, superintendent of  the Granby Co., came to an agreement  with the smeltermen in the employ of"  the company, regarding the eight hour,  day, which they applied for some  weeks ago. The subject has been  under consideration between the pat ties  directly affected, and several conferences have been held to talk it over.  There was the best of feeling on the  part of each, and it carries out the  reputation which Mr. Hodges has  earned in the past of having every consideration for the men under him.  The matter has now been submitted  to the directorate of the company, and  will go into effect when ratified.  'I'he result is as follows, taking: the  place of the old regime, in which  many ot the men worked twelve hour  shifts : There will be three shifts of  eight hours each, and a reduction of  ten per cent in the wages of all employees with the exception of laborers  receiving $2.50 per day; the carpenters  and machinists, who will continue to  work ten hours daily, will have eight  hour shifts Saturdays.  It is probable that the change in  hours will result in the employment ot  some 50 or more men at the Granby  smelter, when it goes into effect.  Mike Callahan and Dan Bresnahan  have almost completed their fifty foot  contract in the Preston shaft.  Electric hoists for the Preston and  Crescent mines will arrive in Phoenix  shortly, and will be at once installed.  In the Prince -Henry the rich ore  body reached a few weeks ago, holds  up well as the'drift at the 115 foot  level proceeds.  Those familiar with the Skylark  mine assert that it never appeared  better, nor had more good ore in sight.  The force has been increased to 17  men.  For the last week or ten days the  Granby' output has been slightly curtailed, on account of repairs being  made to one or two furnaces. Today  all eight of the blast furnaces are in  operation once more.  Notice is given by Secretary Fowler  that the Granby Co. will hold a special  meeting at the New York office, 52  Broadway, on Friday, December 1st,  for the purpose of, increasing the par  value of the shares from $10 to $100,  increasing the number of directors  from -12 to 15, and transacting such  other business as may come before the  meeting.  Activity gradually increases at the  mines of the Donv'nion Copper Co,  between fifty and sixty men being employed. Arrangements are still being  madd lor the blowing in of the smelter  at Boundary. Falls on or about December 1 st, and ore is sent out occasionally from the various properties, - a reserve being accumulated at the smelter  ���something that the previous owners  never arranged for.  MADE PAYMENT  ON THE APEX  B. C.  Copper Co.  Work.  Continues  F. Keffer Returns From Similkameen Trip.  CESSATION 0P HOSTILITIES.  C P.R. aad Qrcat Narthcra Reatlaj oa Tbelr  Arms.  At Midway, where a merry but  bloodless war was being waged between  the C.P.R. and Great Not thern last  week, a truce has been called, and the  courts will once more be called upon  to settle the matter, seemingly. Sheriff  W. F. Wood, of Kamloops, proceeded  to Midway last Monday, armed with  formidable papers to give the Great  Northern possession of the land, as  per decision of the court at Vancouver;  but when he arrived at the scene of  trouble, five miles west of Midway, he  found it was another block of land that  the trouble was over, so he could do  nothing.  Hundreds of men were kept by both  sides in the vicinity of the Meyers'  creek canyon, the point of dispute, for  several days, and the coast papers  printed lurid accounts ol the battles  about to be fought. Even the photographer was on the ground to keep up  to date. Eventually the Great Northern men were ts>ken off and ordered  back to their woik at various' other  points on the right of way, and for the  time being, at least, the excitement  \ras over.  It must have cost the C.P.R. a few  dollars to maintain that bunch of men,  and the Great Northern also, there being from 500 to 1,000 men in the mix-  up, according to who tells the story.  Public opinion seems to be that the  Great Northern will eventually gets its  right of way over the present disputed  territory, and that the C. P. R. will  have accomplished all it was looking  probably ' for���a little more delay in construction  be some time in.the spring before this by the rival company. Meantime,  new machinery is all installed and in everything is lovely at the seat of hos-  operation. tilities.  COMING AND GOING  (under Coustiuction.)  Born, to the wife of John Crawford,  Sept. nth, on Brooklyn avenue, a  daughter.  G. A. Evans, editor of the Grand  Forks Sun, was a visitor in the city  last 'Sunday.  W. S.* Macy went down to Spokane  yesterday, expecting to return today  with Mrs. Macy. -   -    -    ���---.- - -     ,   ,  Wm. Yolen Williams, who spent  last Sunday in camp, returned to Spokane on Monday.  Frederic Keffer, of the B C. Copper  Co., returned to Greenwood this week  from an extended trip to the Similkameen district.  Mrs. J. L. Martin returned��� Sunday  from, a two months' trip to Spokane,  where she placed her daughter Mar-  jorie in high school.  A. R. T. Lackie, chief engineer ot  the Midway & Vernon railway, is expected to return from a trip to New  York city this week.  George Elkins,' who has been down  through "Washington, Oregon and California for the last three months, re  turned to Phoenix this week.  Dr. W. O. Ducton, on the railway  construction hospital staff west of Midway, was in the city Monday. Dr.  Foster, of Greenwood, is now assisting  him in the work.  : A. R. Pope, of Midway, managing  director ofthe Midway & Vernon railway, was in the city Tuesday,   accom-1  On the return of Frederic Keffer  from a two weeks' trip to the Similkameen district this week, it was learned  that the B. C. Copper Co., which has  been developing the Apex gioup near  Camp Hedley for a couple of months,  has made the first payment on the  bond on that group, the work done being sufficiently encouraging to warrant  the company in going on with operations. Provisions to last five months  are being taken to the Apex from  Penticton, and Foreman Hall will continue opening up the group. One or  two shafts have been sunk, and ��satis-  factory values have been found in the  ore.  Mr. Keffer also visited the Sunset  group, on Copper mountain, near  Princeton, where his principals are  doing considerable diamond drilling,*  supplementary to the development performed on the group this last season.  At the Emma mine, Summit camp,  operated by the B. C. Copper Co.  also, a new gallows frame, ore bins,  etc., are being put in, and it is more  than likely that an air compressor will  be installed by the time that electric  power can be obtained from the Bon-  n ing ton Falls power line, now building  into the Boundary from the Kootenay  river. This mine has proved to be  one of the most satisfactory properties  in the Boundary, for the amount of  money expended on it, being ownecL  by" the Hall Mining and Smelting Co.*  and the B. C. Copper Co.  Ta Wark New York Claim,  : W. W. Armstrong, a travelling man,  representing the wholesale clothing  house of W. R. Johnston of Toronto,  was in the city this week, on his usual  rounds. Mr. Johnson is the owner of  the New York claim, on which what is  known as the New York townsite is  located, adjoining the city, and it is  now said to be the intention of Mr.  Johnson to start systematic development work on the property in the  spring, spending fiom $25,000 to $50,-  000 thereon. The New York adjoins  the Brooklyn mine, and it is said by  those acquainted with it to have a  large body of ore.  Profitable Custom House.  There are probably  few  small   custom houses in the  province   that   are  more profitable than that in   Phoenix,  with an expense of but one man.   This  panied bv P. M. Arthur, also connect ,  ed with the same company. I week,   for  instance,  the office has re-  La.cst Price, la Metal.. j ceived in dutV the Sum ��f *.**' 6*>'  Th.e  New York���Copper, elet-trolytic, $16.-. total for the month, when  made up, is  50@$1G.75; lake. $16.50�� 17 00  Bar Silver, M%  Lead, $5.15 at $6.55.  ' likely to be somewhat larger than heretofore for a similar period.  BOUNDARY ORE TONNAGE. |  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines   lor 1900.   Tor 14CI lu  190-2 for  1903 Tor 1904, aud 1905, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  Mink.  ' Granby Mines   * Snowshoe   B.C. Copper Co.  Camp.  ..Phoenix  ..Phoenix  1900  64.553  *97  1901  13*.7��i  *.7Jt  1902  3��9.85S  20,800  1903  393.71 *  71,313  1904  549JOJ  190S  517.243  1  1.076  2,250  160  802  55��  47.405  650  ���     Mother Lode Deadwood  nonnie Belle Deadwood  .  A Dominion Copper Co.  Brooklyn-Stem winder Phoenix  Rawhide Phoenix  Sunset Deadwood  Mountain Rose Summit  Athelstan-Jackpot.- Wellington  Morrison Deadwood  B. C Mine Summit  R. Bell Summit  Kmnia .....Summit  Oro Denoro Summit   ,  Senator Summit  Brey Kogle Summit  No. 37 Summit  Reliance Summit  i > Sulphur King Summit  ( > Winnipeg , Welliugton  .Golden Crown Wellington  King Solomon W. Copper  N'o. 7 Mine Central  City of Pniis White's  Jewel .: Loug Lake  Carmi West Fork      Providence Providence      Klkhortl  Providence      Strath 1110ic Providence      Skylark Skylark      I.ast Chance Skylark      If. P. U. Mine Skylaik      Bay Skylark     Mavis Skylark      Don Pedro Skylark     Crescent Skylaik      Helen   Greenwood      Ruby Boundary Kails      Republic Boundary Kails      Miscellaneous      3.230  Total, tons    96,600   390,800  Smelter treatment���  Granby Co...._    62,387  B. C. Copper Co    ~���. -  Montreal & Boston Con.-   5J4��     99.034    141,316    138.079    i74.298    155.137          20  45.7'".'  23.005  855  4,747  7.455     15.73"  5.64<>  3.339  19.365  150  14,811  360  8,530  32,35��  3.U70  3.25��  1.759  4.S86  l'HHt  Wirk  15.1-5 s}   ���  3.04H ���   ���>  iSo<  1,043  S75  66s  2,000  3V>  7?5  6->5  432  2,0(X>  8vo  219  M.937  15.537  363  2.4 25  37 -9&>  s.196  16,400  2,904  3.450  1.833  322  364  33  33  16J  ::::::::: ���  I20 ^    *>    *    ���>    ���    ���  ::::::::: ���*   ���*-   *   ���   ���   �����  =t   ���  ����>    ���    -���>    ���=>    ������>  =1   <���>   ���   ���>  ,.;..;,���  "8"'A  'H *"5'  ��Sdb&lSt&!& j��g�� -��-0:-*>-**i��j��jB*j0' 4S&8tS^2*>J*&&&&&*>!*l&&?0'-!ir!9.&.  093  4-W  3.450  230.828  ��� 17,611  1G7  710  325  52  3-w  325  508.876  500  690.419  3*  S9"  1.o  ���20  4-"-'  6S9  255  73  20  40  y��  So  750  312,140 401,921  148.600 162.913      132570  fa2y,8o8   79 l,c./��  546,253  jio,4a4  J".*}''  '71 V'  71,4.1  Total reduced    62,389   348439   46^.91��   697.404   8j7,</>6   i,;����  mix  "'    '   Pi.  ' ,1    '&*#&:  1 *   *v-$lyL  1 Til-SSI  ���1 >**S>|  "(     ~'A*f$i  "hOT  ^,^^*^*L  t-'SC-Sfl  r %m  1 !*' vi'l  '" > v ni r  ; tf-;f  .A'  mil  % MM  i-V*&!  I'-, 'fsl  Mm  i   *.�� "*W  I      *. "��  I  ' ."���.-"���/I  ��� 't  it,  fr i-rn  MA, Wl  Krs> ,,���*-���  ��>'iV,,A  ..*uui,ii^wxmfcmmimAmym Sift  *4tlrr'f  *Wr* ���  r^KtrC.  ft]  I-  m  l  TOEB PHOENIX PIONEER.  Why Fe^l ��hie?  It is not necessary if you can buy a packet of  T4i��/  Tea. A cup or two, properly made and steaming* hot,  will quickly chase the blues away and not.. affect, the  nerves.       / ,      Ask for BLUE RIBBON TEA today.  Kootenay Engineering' WorKs  NELSON, B. C.  Pounders and Machinists. Repairing and Jobbing a Specialty.  ���    *     Manufacturers for the Cbawfobd Uoi-blk Hop* Akbial Tbamwav Svbtkm, Limited.  --Mming-antl'Mill Machinery, Oro Cars, Backets, Tanks, etc..' Iron and Brass Castings. A large and com pie tn stock  of Shafting, Supplies, Fittings, etc., always on hand. Pulleys, Flangee, etc., made to order on short notice. Alt  break-down and repair work rushed through without delay. Estimates for nil claaaea of work furnished upon appli-  c-ition. 'Special attention given to mail ordeis.    Scrap Iron bought bv the carload.  B. c: TRAVIS, Manager, p* <*$��!&. c.  * Office and-Works.  Foot of Park Street.  The Phoenix; Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  ISSUED OH SATURDAYS BV TUB  PrONEEBi PUBLISHING GO.  AT PHOENIX. B. C.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manager.  to bring us the mails from the United #"  I  THE OBSERVATORY  Things Talkkd of, at  hoiix and klsewhbkb '  Telephones  I Business office No. 14.  I Manager's residence, No. 15.  SOSSCSUPTIOKI Il�� ADVANCB.  rarVcar Jj.oo  lis Months  I.��5  If you are not a subseiiber to this psper, this  la ah iarllatioii Io vou Io become one.  Advertising rates lurmsheo on application,  r ^ Legal notices 10 and s cents perline.  Four weekly insertion* constitute one month's  atverl -line  '#���r���������"���*  States���said miils being thrown off at J        THC fiRCPDVATADV ��  Grand Porks, and held there a day for  the C. P.R. to bring ' here, when the |  same V.,V. fr E. train comes right on  to Phoenix. This, we have the assurance of Duncan Ross,-M.P., will be  letnedied as soon as contracts can be  awarded.  But, as the Nelson News well point*  out, the trouble really is that the post-  office inspectors for British   Columbia!     .... , .  .                   .     .4       .,      ..       ,     ,, J publishers to know that they are abou  have  m.re territory than they shouldt_ _                ^ .'    r       ,  be expected to look after, and just such  500 to- 5,000 free lines for the! *5        '    Jl    "    "  -  '90s  NOV.  *9��5  Sun. Hon.  Tiies.  Wed.   Thu. Fr.  Sat.  \-  1       2     3  4  5      6  7  8       910  1 r '  12       13  14  15   *i6  17  18  19      20  21  22     23  24  25  26       27,'  - 28  29-  30    -  V  discriminations as the - above���tand  there are said to be others���creep in,  as a result. '  Ottawa officials ' seem   to   have .an  idea, as a few ministers.at Victoria did  once, that the major  part  of British  Columbia is  located at the coast, and,  they act accordingly.     The  result  is  that  all  officials,   practically, are ^expected to reside at the coast���and jhe  rest of the province suffers.    It took'  the   provincial .government    officials  years to find out that Vancouver and  Victoria were not the whole thing, and  that  the  interior   needed   and   'must  have more than passing attention.    It I  fact,   it  may   be  said  that their hide  1  For the last three months or more a  number of interioi papers have been  advertising' "5,oo-> Telegraphers Wanted," etc., for a concern in Cincinnati,  Ohio.    It niiglit interest some of  the  t  as sure to get remuneration for the  business as Lawsoi is to down "The  System." , Concerns 2,500 miles distant that offer business at any price  asked ate scarcely likely to worrv  themselves much about such a little  matter as settling the accounts when  rendered. , And, if the concern,does  not pay its advertising bills, something  readily found out, why , should it be  iiny more reliable about the business it  advertises ?  MS  A number of changes, etc., haveoc  cur red recently among provincial newspapers,   the   following   being  among  them :  f   Fred Simpson,   ol   the  Cranbrock  trom  benefit of-the commu u'ty in which it  is located. No other agency can or  will do this, .Tne editor in proportion  to his means does more for his own  town than any other nun. He ought  to be supported not because you happen to like him or admire his writing,  but because a local paper is the best  investment a community can make. It  may not be crowded with great thought,  hut financially it is of 111 re benefit.  than both preachei and teachei.    To-  Phoenix Livery Stable j  William Matheson. Prop.  D. J. MATHESON.  INSURANCE AGH-'I,  ���nkE, LIKE, ACC Ua-N-I.  coaawLsli.tr ft,, uklBe A'md��ifu.  TUCK   COLLINS'  SHAVING PARLORS        I  -amu'UATIIKOOM.  Hotel Balmoral '  cr. First at Knob Hill Are.   IHOENJx, li. Q  Everything New  CARRIAGES    AND    OTHER    RIGS,  HORSES AND SADDLES. SEVERAL"  '"^^^"^^^^���^HUNDRED.CORDSJOF DRY  WOOD  Delivered to any part of the city.    *  Entire, Outfit New and Up-to-date.    A share ofthe public  patronage solicited.     'Phone 37.  DOMINION AVE., COR. BANNER ST., PHOENIX, B. C.  day   editors do moie for less pay than ' j     DOMINION  AVE., COR. BANNER ST.,  any "other man 011   eaith.      Patronize  ���ftmmm-imm^miamm~'-     ,   ,, ,m  your home paper, not as a charity, but  as an investment."  Latest Mining   Slack Quotations,  Art* CD ���!���>  Ameticanltoy ���         ij^ i  Hen H'jr _        ��<����� s  Mack rail          3 a  n. C. Copper  }8 eo f 7 �����  Canadian Hold Fields         sis' s,  Cariboo. Cuiup McX (ix-uiv ) . '}��  Center Star .-....;        a8J< 17  Crow's Nest fuss Coal  >  Denoro Mines.. _   Fairvietr         3 j  PHOENIX'  MARKET. '  i!  , ., ,     , .Herald,   has  slatted a paper at Leth-  bound ideas were largely the-cause ,of ^.^   ..^ cal,ed lhe Hera|<J>      Qne  Stable Government at* Last.  There can be no manner of doubt  that the present government of British  Columbia is the most satisfactory and  stable  enjoyed   here  for many years.  When   Premier   McBride formed* his  govemment-'two or  thiee  years  ago,  <and   finally-was endorsed   by. a.slim  margin; dire disaster was predicted fcr  him,   especially   by   his   friends   the  enemy.    And   tho**e  so-called fiiends  lost no opportunity to make it as hard  for. the premier-as possible, to carry on  the.-business  of the province     From  --alpha to omega they went", the  entire  .category of obi-tacles, but were unsuccessful in their desires. -  '  The business of  the   piovince  was  placed  on > a  stable basis as fast as it  could bedone, and there was retrenchment-wherever it could be-made without  impairing  the  usefulness  of the  service.     The old Older of things,was  done  away   with',   where  all kinds of  reckless expenditures were made  without giving thought of lhe morrow.  Mr  McBride might well have been in Missouri at some time, for he  had   to' be  "shown.",_And this  lack of ability'to  show him the benefit to  be  obtained  from   certain 'grants desired by some  parties, has saved the province   many  thousands, not to say millions of dollars.    The government   is  conducted |  on strictly business .lines, for the.first,  time, and the  expenditures ,.*ire kept  within   the   income,   also for the first  time in its history.  Today Mr. McBride has the confidence of the majority of the people,  and many Liberals aie fair enough to  admit this, mudi as they would like to  prove the contrary. The premier and  his colleagues are to be congratulated  by all, and the better condition of the  . province generally is one of the first  results of the policy inaugurated.  several administrations agoing-to tLe  nail at Victoria. 'Now they have  learned belter, and it is time they took  a leaf out of the'same'hook ai Ottawa.  Doubtless Mr. Ross.and Mr. Galliher  will post them in the future. J  We need and must have,-and will,  have,'in-due time���make * no error  about lhat���a postoffice inspector located in the interior, Nelson * being a central and suitable point. * He could look  after ihe mail service in the whole" of  the Kootenays and Boundary, and that  would be work enough for one man of  itself. Then, and only then, would  the m->il service in lhe interior receive,  adequate Attention. Postmastei-Gen-  eral Aylesworth can -make a lot of  friends in this section by making such  an appointment with as little delay as,  possible.  Doht Drop Your, Policy.  In the last year, astounding revel a-,  tiohs have been made regarding.graft  in the conduct of some,of lhe  great  is   nut surprised to find lhe Herald as  '     1  newsy as could ~be desired and altogether a desirable" weekly to have in  that town.  The Okan-i'i-ai!, published in diminutive form at Vernon for some time,  h.is blossomed out into a six* column  four page sheet, that shows evidence ol  progress on the pan ot the publisher:*.  It has been vastly improved.  " At Enderby the'Edeuograph will no  longer tax strangers to pronounce its  name correctl)vhavin�� been transformed into the"Enderby' Progress, "and is a  creditable representative, of "that rich  farming section.'- '      ���   * , ,    '  ��� Wm. K.-Esling.-whohas been-connected with newspapers in Rossland  and Trail for ten years, has.purchased  the-Rossland Miner, the old company,  going cut of existence. Mr." Esling  will undoubtedly make a good paper of  the Miner, and one that will command"  interest wherever.it goes.     '���  Rumors"regarding the1 Nelson Tribune have been current lor >,a week oi  American life 'insurance companies, two, and some have thouglr.fully print-  doubtless due.to the' exposures''made', ed an obituary or, two, to give it.decent  in< Lawsonia literatuie, of which there! interment; - But up to this-writing the'  has been almost a surfeit.' Millions of r. Tiibune continues-to appear'-dally,  money have been taken'by officials in,1 John Houston ;ha* galvanized the'Tri-'  those companies, under Various guises.'lbune into life several'limes in jthe* last  and the publication of, the, particulars*-few .years, but-, itjtema ns to be seen  has set many timid ones to wondering who will have the hardihood to- tackle  whether it is,wise.to continue in force lhe, problem..of conducting,a second  policies they now hold. . , j daily in a one-daily town.-like,,Nelson.  By all means, hang on to your -poli- W ioever-he' may. he,'he will have his  cies; keep them, for the very reason Lwoik cut out for him,,and -should . he   ���'���'������"������''���<��� ����- ''   N'suozeed,   great   will .be the praise due  Fisher Maiden   fllant    Granby Consolidated.....  International Coal_   Jumbo   Morning (.lory    Mountain Lion   Montreal & Uo-lon   North Star, (U K.)   Payne ,  Quilp :,   Rambler-Cariboo   ,  ban Poll   Sullivan ,  St KuRene......   Tom Tnuiurt ���..  War Ksgle Consolidated  Waterloo (\ss>Psid) ....  White Brsr    3  .'.'.'.' 18 5'  ?o  31  I  4  I  18 00  *9  So  ��x  5  JO  9  4>  IS*  3H  ���   S  ,t  7  ��o-  P. Burns & Co.  HEAD OrKICE KOR BOUNDARY CREEK, GaUEENWOdlD,  ��. C.  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, B. C.  KingEdward Lodge. No.36  "A'.F.and A.M.  R e��ulsr coniniuiilcalloii g p. ���,     s���  ond Thursday of each month       ���  Ktnergent meetings a��call��i.u  Half. McII.le ���?���*��"       j*"01"'  A. IIILL1KR,  SciTetary.  OSO. R.DKY  W.ii.  I-O. 6.:F.  HNOW-IIIIOK I.ODOK N0.4  UccLcvciy. Monday Kvcnlns; at   Hardy   K.tl  Visitiuc brttb in coidially Invited. ,.    '  Thus    liihnsoii, N. O.  Oao.R. Mead. Kcc.b>c*y.  A.s v�� ill aiusou. 1'er. Flu. Seer  ..... Wbolesale ��d M tf-eaf Kefckils  ���Markets ai Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New I >enver, Ymir. Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Koiks, Greenwood, Midway, Eholt and Phoenix. '- -     ,       j  FISH, OYSTERS,AND POULTRY IN .s|aSON.  Ml  orders receive prompt attention.  0 ' ��� K  OREGON  Sho\jjUhe  VmonPAcmc  -ONLY'LINE'EAST  VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daily.  SU-aiiishiptii-keU to Europe and other  foreign countries.  Hoaptial Doaalions 1  I..-.1 uf I) "llllilons iei-e v'I HIIK-c Jm .,  1st, L!K)5,*i<�� 1 lit- I'lnienix iicneial 'Hospital :  Ciwli$o R  llo.rtll  r    h��^>    .._ J   B.     .^.uln��  Ci-.li is   A   - . Ken  ll.uk.Ca-e \   K  il   ' tar!.'  I* ���   .1   I...'I.   ��   Am'.'   B T. Hank   Ja<  McCr. mli'   1'f nd.I a.. KunJ Drill Co. I'.     A B -Muotr'   A  r-rirnd  l.eiitleui ill's Dressing Gown Mrs. J   B.'Krjle  O d Linen Mrs I. Crawford  r Box Pooka Mrs  B. A. W. Mo-lvia  Cash J20   A Grand Forks Friend  Dominion Copper Co_ Full Sit Boilei Tube  Pabst  BEER  - ash S3.1. - ���  C.tl' J.o   ChsIi U    ���-JII lug ''Ot.  Mapl��---\rut>  After :r) ing all-other^kind- <>f -beer those who  want the best come back to the Old Reliable  -I'ABM*. '���-  Made in the I.arf*es>i  Brewery   in   lhe   *��orId.  it* sales exceed that'of all- other-*.,  .The only,  Beer, and ALWAYS-PU'R!E.':'*'*"'    " '     "  <t.  that you originally took them out  they'are regular and straight in every'  respect, there is .po doubt whatever  that your beneficiaries will realize on  them when your days are numbered.  Even Mr. Lawson gives this same ad-  v ice, hard as he has been on the life  insurance  companies   of New   York  '   Real Trouble With   Mail Service.  That there is something radically  wrong with the general mail service arrangements in the interior of Bntish  Columbia, seems to be geneially acknowledged. This must be the case  when trains on the V.. V. & E. have  been running into Phoenix for neatly  nine months  without their beiiiii used  hi.n.  0M  ' -^ -��� . i  Orders tor the Holiday. Number  of  the   Pioneer are already beginning to  come,into this office from all over the  country, and   it. begins  to appear as  though thc edition of 3,000  planned I  for would not be sufficient.     I'he me-  chanicjl .work on  that number .was  started this week, and it will be the endeavor of the Pioneer management to  make it, in several respects, better than  an) thing of the.kind yet sent out from  the Boundary.     If extra copies are  wai.ted by subscribers, orders - should  be i >laced at as early a date as possible  ���25 cents vet copy. Otherwise, some  one may be disappointed.     The issue  will contain many  new  views,  never  Ixfure in,print.  �����*>"�� ee��eoosiai*sa��)��*oeaie��oa  a  a  Lefslive today, look :  on today, and today 5  only, thitywt may not \  | overlook that which we"  ��� are seeking���r-Jiappi-  : ness.  ��  e  o  ���  0  fi>a0o��f>09eeeaat>00��i-->e��00<D0s-0  J city. ? ; In effect, he asserts that a man  would be "foolish  to drop his jxilicy,  .becausec'the1,company  is short a few;  millions.    And l^awson is right.'  As a plain matter of fact, the great  life insurance companies of New York  have become  such  tremendous financial undertakings that the loss of the  money referred to does not  materially  affect them, any more than the loss 'of  two or three  millions or  more  would.  affect the  standing  or   credit  of the  Bank   of  England   or    the  Bank  of  Montreal.    They are ail of ihem  pef  fectly s -und and solvent, and able   to  pay all claims as they mature.  The investigations are a good thing,  for they will result in sloping the leaks  whick if continued indefinitely,   would'  spell   ruin   for  the  companies.    But  they have not reached any such   stage  yet, and in the  light of developments,  nill not be permitted to reach it. They  will, in   time, be better and   stronger  than ever.    This is the opinion of the  world's foremost   financial authorities.  Cases have been known where  men  have dropped policies because of these  exposures, and when   they  died   their  . loved ones  were  the  sufferers.    The  , companies are all right, and there is no ! Senator David D^vie, of Illinois, Wade  doubt but that death claims  will con-1 an address that remains ever green in  tinue to be paid in the future as in thc jthe memories of newspaper,metr, who  past.    As for   Canadian  companies, (do   not   have -many., such .bouquets .  they also are in  good condition, and , thrown at them:. He said: j  able to carry out obligations incurred.      "Every year every local paper gives  Jas. McCreath,  Boundary Agent      -       -       .|   *Grecnwbdd, B. C.  L-*aj; {  ''i  Leaves  Dally  Spokane Time Ml ed lie.  KITcclivc Nov. �� ifoj  Arrive  Dslly  7.jja.TU._FA��T MAII To and.froui  .Coeur d'Aleue district, lirn-  iiitton Garfield < alias Full,  man, ���Moscow, ���Pouicroy,  Waltaliuic, Da>tou, Walla  Walla. Peu.-l clou. Baker City  and all points Vast :. ?a oo  ��:jo p. m. KXPRKSS��� Foi Fai iiiington  Oarfield, Colfax, P11llu11.11  Moscoir.I.ewisloll.l-orllaiid  J-an 1'rani.iM.u, liaker < iiy  auil all |i..lnl�� KA>. ���.  KXHKKbK-Frolii Nil |K>luls  Kast, HaVrr Oily, imii 1-ran-  - Cisco, Poillaii<I.Colf��mil.��r-  ' "ItBcepl Kuisday. v ,  <   >  , .  SHORT UNKTOCALIKOKMA.  8��n Francimo-PortlHii.f Konie.   '.  Steamers sail from Alnsworlli uoti, Put Hand  at S p. m and from Spear street wharf. haiiFran  Cisco at is a. nt. every five days.  Par further information as to rates, time  Iraiaa. equipment, etc.. address  OKO. J. MOIir.KK.Cciicrsl Ar��nl,  Kiversidc Ave..Spokane. Wash  -���#>���������<  Phoenix  Greenwood OLclffC  LlllC ;  Leave Phoenix    -  Leave Greenwood  9.30^3. m^l "*���  1.30 p. in.J  v*-;;' y ^  ,  tandarH 'f ime  Prompt Attention to! Express and Freight.  ��� I. S. MceAGUE/Proprictor.  4  ^Phoenix Shoe *Shop.  '  AlLWoAXG-jftranteea.  ,'    *    ��   "^imported-Goods.  K��N��-'BOOIS ANO-^HOKS  MADE  TO   OKDfcK.  ���BACriCAL    MINK-cV'a"W'j i>�� j.  PKCIOKii'sHOU, A'��p-vCIALIV.  Mil  l>     'Ill       l>.Illll.1.1|,      \\.-Hill-  Hie iipw edition of the COI'PEK HANDBOOK lisMamd .leacribes '8.3U cod-  l>i-r iiiiiit-Haiiil copper min!iig-roiii|iaiiiee,ii> all parts of the world, covering the  ���tl--brVMH-8e<tef*<Tii>tions raniiiiiir from two linen tol2pai{e8in lentftli, accordiD     "  im-Mirtan<e of the niniep.   Tlie deucrifitionSare not padded, but givsj facte in  most(tomleiiBt-il ati<l irt't-ut-able form. '  There ate als*��ite'en,���i8i-elhin.-ou*��liapter8,-J devoted to the History, U��p*fl'4i3i^.'mL'r  r.-riiiiiio ��Wy, .fai-otjraphy, Ueology, Chemistry, Mineralogy, MeUllurgy, FiirunwM u^.J��r  ami .Mutii-ucM ��>f 1 opp. r, render.na; the volume a veriUhleencycloiiedjas^Wifiwb- j "eewuws5,  cut of Copper anil every tiling pertaining to the metal. ����� -' ^T ���> ^  It Is the World's Standard Raferaaca *jfcij?mm*.6*Mu       *' 'f:';     * ,  ��� *eKv''l,,v \Ii,,er-,Pnip^eetor, Invrator, Banker, anJfiroWr'needatli�� book. Price  ih |6 ,iti B-ickram buiclina; with gilt t<ip, or $7.50 in full rfbtstr** morrocco,.and the  book in either bimlinif, will tieijeiit, fullv prepaid,on appro'U^'tuaity-allrlrasW.in  the world, to be paid for if found eatiefaciory, or iliay returned��withli��,a weekolra.  ���eiptan.1 the charge  i-anc*llu<J.   Aildresfi tlie Author anil Pab^isher,  Average Ptli.es iti Copper.   ^  _N,.���  y��� k _   J       -���  ~ KtectroI>lic Lake    ���  Month. 1'.) 4    ItftVi       HKM   '   kk*  January ... I *> -I to 15 05    \ >. 5">3 "s 15 I U.X .  Pebru*ry...l*i(X(J |r>.0tU 12 245 �� i5 ia��  March 12.288 16 2Gi 12250 ' 15 Wo  April 12S-22 14 IMS 13 12(1 ; 1   0 0  M��y 12-758 14 027 13 OiH) . 14 8*,"o  June      12.209 M.��r:ri2.:MW f 14 t(12  ���In'y i2 2.*ti 14 88�� 12 500,: l -,.uo*i  ,-���>���**��� 12-342 16.70    12 406 115.7;!  eMBr-mU-r.. 12.404 15 0t,> 12.020 4 16 H7<  ���UftWber ....12 094     13 117-       .  1-J.283    14.466....:..  l*1.0<-0    14.H50 *...:..  HORACE h STEVENS, 36 PoatlOBoa* Block. Koufhtoa, lllcii^^83A.  iY��ar....', 12.820  .   12.006  t-tT'r  WANTED-MKN ANDWOMKN WITH  eommoo-school ���dtfeatiott-.tSiat aroJllrid-oI  wJr*���fHLtor ���"������J' wa��e��. foqunlffy as salaried  U^Mtera or.sbow��ard writers tlirooeh otir  toat-raeUotibrmafl Prices low: terras easyrao  ���*�������� !��� **"y�� 8*aQ for circular, statlna: where  yoa saw this ad aad which position you want.  iBTsajrATiosAi. - CoaaEsroNOKncr- SCHOOU-  Scrajton. Pa.  ������������J��I  -esrr^  A reader of the I'ioneer wishes   to  know if there is anythingjhernatter  with the quality of weather verved  to  Phoenix  most of this fall.    Most assuredly, there is nothing the matter  with it.    While our good friends at the  foot of the hill, tn either Greenwood  or Grand Forks, have been given fogs,  mists,   etc.,   the.   Indian sirmrner.-ln  Phoenix, for several -weeks past Jias  been'almost  ideal,  and'requires "the  l��en of a Carpenter, or. an O'farrell to  do it justice.-' , * '-   ���   ' .  -  Speaking of what a live newsjwper I  does for  a community, United-Suites  And Boundary Mining Journul  Is published in thc heart of the greatest and most productive gold-copper camp in thtjl Dominion *��f Canada^  In five >ears more than 2,500,000 tons of ore have been iniued^aud  smelted here, wjtj) a valuation of oven $12,500,000. And the industry,,is  only iu its infancy. .,'���..-  * - ' l  Thejgreatest mines of the Boundary arc .at Phoenix���not oue or^five  miles distant, but in front of, behind and beneath thV-Pioneer- office. Consequently, from our vantage point we believe the Pioneer can give you the  best, latest and most reliable news of the l'niues'aud smelters ofthe Boundary.  ���jiim ji.ij '  The Pioneer  is worth tfio per year-  payable to the  W. n. WSLLCOXy Mas.oyer.  but  it costs only $3,  if the  c9iti epines with the order.    Make all orders  1*+..  Phoenix, Brit ish Xoiumbia  'f*gi"rsLT-:~v.'Cr..'7>./.   '  ���-������������."f-.'.Tl  V"^ it *,  '>,'  JV-*  ���c  "V   ��l..lrf  1*C j^i;^ ^^A-w m Vw i^^��*^-i^ > V  M  <-J\  izmffl&ymm:*wssmm:  mm*  ABOUTTHENEW;  WOO HALt  >.mg  Erected   .by ��� Phoenix  Miners' Union.    Il     ���  <t>  xy  Lousehol  i*.t  is in���n[class by itself.  Flour tl��t gives half nourishment and  ' double Wrtt to digest is not good flour.  Cheap and inferior flour gives the  digestive organs - double work and  half pay���inferior flours contain indigestible waste���  ���this waste must first be overcome  by nature,���that means extra digestive work*,����,~<. .   -. . ,   iWV.-,.',..  Indigestibles destroy the nutriment  of, flour, therefore poor flour /gives  more work and less nutriment to the  system.  Royal Household Flour is in a class  by itself���it is the only really 'pure  flour���and it is." pure ^because ;Jt?is  purified and sterilized by electricity. ;  ���it Is the" most easily digested and:"  most nourishing because it is absolutely pure.  The  moment a woman  puts her  hands into "Royal Household" she"  knovts it: is a finer flour than*she ever  used before.  EASTERN  tit  TOWNSHIPS  .-. n^-���^.^>.^  um  Capital $3,000,000.00  Reserve $1,500,000 00  Forty-Seven Offices in Canada  The Most   Delightful Way To Cross The   Continent  -��� ".'-.rough Salt Lake City,���������Jletiwood Springs, Leadville, Pueblo,  '-  -> *     '. Colorado Sj 1 in-?s and Denver.  I-uFsinif .Cat-tie Gate, Canon of Thc-Grand, Tennessee Pass,   -  Marshal Pass and the"Roj-al Gorge.  3 Fast Trains Daily Bet.Oflcfen and Denver 3  Equipment and Service ^Second to None  SKEK NO FURTHER, KQR BETTER CANT BE FOUND.  For pt-tuilud Iiiformatiuii, aiUlref-s  W. CMcBRIDE. General A^ent, 124T'hir.l Street. POttTLASD, OREtiOX.  Do You Want to Save $25 in Duty?  .  .Then buy the. .  \ OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  ���'������ --   -  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  a hit-li gives Perfect Work in t! esliorl.-s-  iiine with the greatest ease>f   pdiation  Write for Otalflg-t  PIONEER PUB. CO., Agents. Phoen.a, B. C.  Gait Coal  delivered to ahy: part of  lhe city.  HBYfCrtBia9    f  Oats, Wheat, Feed.etc.  targe stock.  ����'  Good D*y Wood.        <��_ m  PALACE LIVERY STABLES  McaWTPYRE ���& McDONALD, Props.  K^ob-Hill Ave.,       01Vu��".-e8    -   phoenix, B. C  Finest   of   Its  Kind:"in;, the  Province,     r -  Phoenix Miners' Union No. 8, now  has its new opera house and' hall  covered in and roofed, and work on  the'interior is being pushed. "it is  probably the best building" of its kind  erected by any labor organi/atidn in  the province, and the union has recently sent out a statement of the condition of finances regarding thebuild-1  ing, the cost, probable income, etc.  The hall is being erected as a stock  proposition, there being 3,000 shares  of $5 each. 1 he union itself takes  $5,000 in stock and individual members and friends have taken about  $4,000 "more. " Last "Saturday the*re-  ceipts of the union were neaily $1^200  alone'." We take ihe"foflo��inR*Irani  the prospectus which has been issued  under authority of the union :  The issuing of this stock is for  the purpose of build ng��� *a -^suitable  Miners' Union Hall- and Rooms* in  Phoenix, B C.  ���V The present hall occupied by the  Union is the property of the Union  and was erected aoout five vear<* ago at  a cost of $4,000, stock being issued in  800 shares at $5 per share.  This hall has been used for Union  purposes as well as for^entertainments,  such as dances, pU\s etc , it Wing the  only hall in this town suitable for  these purposes. The hall has also  been rented by a secret society and by  various unions besides the Miners'  pnion, and has been made use of to  ;such an extent by tne people-of Phoenix that the Union was able to buy  back all the stock some tinie ago  This means that the building has been  a paying concern of something very  nearly amounting to 20 pe'r cent per  annum.  With the growth of the town and  population the needs of the people  have also increased, and it has betn  found necessary to have new, larger,  and more suitable premises.-. -Phoenh  Miners' Union therefore decided to be  first in the field once more, and determined to erect at once a building suitable in every way for all needs, and as  a result there is now in 'course of  construction a structure which, when  finished, will bV a'credifto'oar town,  or even to any of the large"cities,'-:  The  building   occupies   -a/ corner  site in  the  most .xentral'Tppsition^in  town.      It fronts on three streets,-"* two  of  which arc main thoroughfares-leading through Phoenix, "and-has.. as:splen-  did    foundation,     being    well    built  practically on solid.rock,.inrwhich cori-  liderablc excavation was done in order  to allow   for .the raised., flour .jotthe  heatre. In deciding on this'"site, Phoe-  lix  Miners'   Union   did a   very   wise  tlvng,- as   it  is 'possible'  to   view tlv-  ���xiiiding from anv part of the town, and  vh-re is a great   advantage  in   having  ;.'ii-h a central-position. ��� ... ���������������  There are already established in  'hoenix. lodges of the. Fraternal Orders  :>f Free 'Masons, Odd Fellows, Knights  uf Pythias, Eagles, and Good Templars ; also branches of t 'the various  unions, such as Miners' Union, Carpenters, Cooks arid ^Waiters,- Trades  and Labor Council, Industrial Workers  of- the ^ World, '-a'rid ' the*��� Sb'eialist  League. Most of these organizations  use the pi esent Miners' Hall as a lodge  room, and this has been'a "splendid  source of revenue in the past. .  The new building consists-of��� first,,  on the ground floor, a well appointed  Auditorium which is to be used as a  theatre, concert hall, and lecture-room.  The dimensions of this Auditorium are  97 feet in length by 43 feet;-in; width,  including stage room of 'Tj'boo square  feet, and it is capable of seating 600  people. The floor rises to-.va*rds tne'  back and has a total slope of 10 feet,  so that an unobstructed view of the  stage can be had from every seat in  the room. .     .   ~   L   ..  Every precaution has been taken for  the safety of the audience in providing  three doors ot exit, which,-when taken  into acccount with the fact thai tlje  theatre is 011 the ground- floor and-.'coh  tains "no galleries, will go a long way  towards allaying the fears of the most  timorous. The number of shows  visiting this town has averagi.d about  twenty per year and they have been  liberally patronized, in spite of-'the  fart that the old hall was a, theatre of  the most primitive character and "had  no real stage accommodation."  The second floor consists of a spacious find elegant Ballroom, -having a  floor space of 4,000 "square feet, ������with  an elevated alcove for the iise of the  orchestra. Suitable Cloak and Toilet  Rooms have also been provided in connection. It has been the custom.in  the past to have from three to Tour  balls every month, and these have been  so well patronized that \ery frequently  the overcrowding has been so great  as to- become positively annoying',".so  much so that as many as half of those  present have been unable to take pah  in sonie of the dances. There/fore,  every effort has been made in designing  this new floor to see that ample space  accommodation should be supplied to  cope with the undoubted increase in  patronage which this handsome dance  hall will attract. There is also on this  floor, in the front of the building, a  btoreroorh  which  will  readily attract  tenants on account ot the-central situation of the entire building.  The third or top floor has been verj  carefully partitioned, and from it a considerable amount of revenue will alsi  be derived. In addition to the neat  ind .elegant I.odiie Room on this floor.  therf"will alio be a well ap;x)inted Reception Room with Kitchen in connection. ' The dimensions of the L*oclg��  Room'are 55 feet'in leng'h by 25,feet  in width, and those of the Reception  Room 45 feet by 18 feet, and these  rooms will be well furnished so as to  be suitab'e for the purposes for which  they are intended.  A-> tlready mentioned, there art-  branches of all tlie most impo'tint  fraternal orders in the world in Phoe  nix. and tluse bodies will readily -taku  advantage of the inducement offered  them in having a lodge room fitted out  exclusively for their various requirements as this room will undoubtedU  be.  ,-���*The"* "Reception"Room"will*'always  accommodate as'large'company'wiih ,ts  70 lineaUfeet^of table.length, and will  bejmich in demand for banquets, .and  socials of a 1 descriptions /  . There are also four smaller rooms  on thisiloor, one of which is provided  with an anteroom, and will be used as  a lodge room for the smaller order**  and unions. Another room, wjiich  is 25 feet by 15 feet, wilL be ve'rv  suitable as an office for a 'awyer or insurance auent. The third room, 14  feet by 28 feet, has-already been applied for to be used as a club and read-,  ing room, and the remaining room  will be rented by the Miners' Union  for ifs secretary. -  The building will be heated throughout by heated air, there bein^ a brick  furnace in" the basement for this purpose. Electric light has a'soTjeen introduced, as being the most economical manner Of lighting at hand.'  The following estimates of Income  and Expenditure "have been'made,'and  greafTcare has been taken to make a  conservative estimate of the income.  Estimated Income:  LTse 'of Lodge  Room   r.v  three Orders"at $15 each.$45 per mo.  Use of Lodge Room  by   -    -   ..  Miners' Union per  mo..   15 per rno.  Use oCSmallRopm by four  Unions at $7 per mo...  28 per mo.  Use of Room as Club  at  $to-per mo    10 per mo.  Use ot Room as Office at ���.     *      .   _ ���  $10 per mo    10 per mo.  \J^*��|J  Reception Room (one per  month)       i-j per mo.  Ball Room (allowing three  balls per two months) at  $20 per night    30 per mo.  Store Room       35 per mo,  Theatre. ..   '<.. '.\ Tf.C . '"50 permb  WINTER  S      SCHEDULE  Double  Service  Main  Line  1^  Kootenay  set lion   east  ���,-,   west conn.cts with  and  IMPERIAL    LIMITED  /*?  Prominent CharityWorker  A Victim of La Grippe.  PRAISES PERUr-sA.  Mia* Alicia NoweU, 6 Stanley street,  .Montreal* Oan^o*aart��r member Boole te  JPranoaU Bieniaiaanoe, writes:  * ",We bmdm aleg&ot J* grippe ia tbe  tmiallyaadl, mx well ma some "of my  Mind*, wa* a victim to the malady.  ' "Three bottles of Peruna assisted me  to perfect reao-rery and some of my  'friends regained their health by ruing  ���evenle8B.   .  t'Lagrippe, am a rule, leaves one de-  bumtted aad nervous, but I noticed la  every case'where Peruna was used,  .the recovery was not only complete,  but the;medicine Itself Meemed to hf  fuse new lite and vigor."'_  , list* grippe ia acute epidemic catarrh.  ��� Tn many instance's it leaves the mncona  membranes lining various organs of the  body in an inflamed and catarrhal condition. Peruna at one�� earea this  dition.  Sit epersei vice west Standaid  and   Tourist   sleepers   leave  daily  and  for  VAN-  Revelstoke  SEA I TI E  COUVER:    :    :  CAST  Standard   Sleepers  I e.ive Kootenay Landing for  Medicine Hat ronnei ting  with cars for St^Paul, l'oionto  Montreal:  ��������.  Tourist Sleepers  "* - WueaveMediur.e Hat Wednes-  * - ** day and Saturday for Toronto  - "��� Monday and Fnday for Mon-  y'o*. lfB"i-> Friday for Boston aud  ', ~*I ucsda/for St. Paul:"    :    :  Spokane   Falls  o  No*tfae*n Ryi  The only all rail mule between points  east, west and hoiilit 10 !,'n>-t<l:m<l. Nelson, Grand Forks ami Republic.  Buffet i-ura run between ,>|ioka.ne and  Nor hpoit.  Hl-FFCTIVK MARCH ^   iocs  r.eave. Arrive  10000 m         I'hoenix. . . 6oop m  9 45 a m bpolvaiie    6 30 p   in.  .1 05a. m       ... . Kovslaurl        . .       5 15 p m.  7��oa��,in NtUon . . _'.8��p m,  it jo a. in                (,iu ni 1'orks ..   4250 m.  7 00 a. in .      .          Ke-:>ub1ic .     ..   6 30 p in  Save  Time all the time  BY USING  ATLANTIC S. S. AGENCY  ���* 'I hrough tickets to and from  ^ England. Ask for Christinas  *,. ��� S,aihne**.AIl line*, represented.      <  To Seattle, Tacoma, Victoria,  Vancouver  AND ALL PACIFIC CO\Sf POINTS.  -   St. Paul, Chicago,  AND ALL POINTS EAST.  Palace and Tourist bleepers, Buffet  Library Cais, Modern d.iy Coaches, Dining Cats, Meals .1 La Caite.  Best Meals on Wheels.  For rates, folders, and tickets applj  to local agents or to  A. W. Haley, E.J.Coyle,.  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.    Vancouver. B.(  J. S. Carter, U   P. A.  Nelson. B C.  Fast Trains  Daily 2  EAST AND  HlifaT. ���**  HOLIDAY  NUMBER OF PIONEER  be  Fully   Illustrated  From   Cover to  Coven  For rateB and folders and full information regai ding trips call on or address  any agent of the S. F. ��& N. Railway or  S. G. Yebke8. C. VV. Maiionky,  Asat.G. P. A., C. P. &T. A.,  Seattle,       701 W. Riverside,  Wash. Spokane. Wn.  M. M. Stephen's, Agpnt  Phoenix, B. C.  ,   #00  .        '60  #. '(��  I.1)��  . 11  70  <f  200  -���:���-. ���..-  i  *,    *     ^i��  $^38 pet'inbt  Tctal estimated income        ���* .    ': %?f  , per annum .*.-    .r.'.   $2,856 x-<   *" "  ^Estimated Expenditure:  Insurance ���$3I8 per-year1"  fighting, at $35 per mo. 420  Janitor .... .^jLy^.^-J  Heating, 15 cords woods,  "Depreciation, 1 per cent,  Incidental expenses..  Taxes. ...............  Total estimated experise     .������'-.--,''���,-  per annum ;-. v.,.\:....:���$ 1,4'8  ���, ���,-. .  Estimated p'rofit for the ' .'������ ?'';. *  yyear ._.,.. .". i,438  "Certificate ' of Stock provides that  "i"Al! shares Sold participate equally. in  the profits of the Hall. ���''A ��� balancing  of the accounts will be made half-  yearly, viz. on October 1st 'and-. April  ist of each year. Phoenix. JVJjners'  "Union No. 8.guarantees a dividend 'of  ''V.per cent per annum, dating from the  issuanca 1.9^. shares, ,aridgreserves_ - the^  rifiht tb^buy'iii tlie stock, at the begiri-  nine of each half-year, at the,face-value  of $5 per share."  .'. ,A*lsorthati^Ph'6enix Miners' Uhigj*  Np%00ejzs ,tb^ace"ffie''deed of prop-'  ertyland. irisurahce pbiicyybf. the;' new  building-nil ^escrow,. vasysecuntyJ for  stb^kivi^^iremaiii^ther^^ntil: all stock is  repttrchaS^^by,.tne,;TO until the  Unron has-fgiven ^blday^ ribtice that  tKey;are;'rea^ all  outstanb^ng^tbek."   y y;^; v-   hi  '���'Th'r.^]ue'bf the lot on which;building stands is $2Jbbd, and the building  isins^re'd'/qr.$12,006. ;'���;.--.-���'���  Tn "keeping with a customjnaugurat-' ber that every resident of this section  ed^by tfifii'-Piftneef-three yeaVs ago, this  will   be only too glad to send away to  will  issue a   Holiday Number [capitalists looking for investment or to  friends already interested in this much  paper  will  issye  tbis year, and an endeavor will be  made to make-4his number.better than  any that have gone before. Arrangements for the carrying out of this plan  are now nearly complete,, and we have  ^ery^ofilidencfirtl-iat1 we shall be siic-  e--*i   ��� -"���   -���- y5-������*-   -     -���'��������� .���������- ���--:���:  cessful in publishing a number that  wfTLbe' a distinct benefit to the Boundary as a whole���as we have ample  evidence;previous, numbers have been..  "Thisyekr there "will be about 50  ���pages of reajdirrg matter, with a cover,  halftone engravings,''etc'.', the whole  realistically.^depicting the mining and  smelting'industries-: of the Boundary  cb'tin'try! : No important part of *the  Boundary will be overlooked, andno  dffbrt"will be'spared'to publish a nfim-  favored section.  The publication ot 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 acknowledged usefulness of such "A'publication in mak-  ing ..known the Boundary to the outside  world,we bespeak 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.  Grand Hotel  Corner Howard and Main Sts.  SPOKANE.  Phoenix People ^jj  Butish  mbiana  generally will find a home 111 *->pokane ai  the Grand Hotel. Recenth remodellpd  and refurnished Undei the management of E. E Phair, late of Hotel Phair,  Nelson. B.C.  All British Columbia papers on file.  European plan. Rates 50 cents to $2.00  per day.    Free bus meets all trains.  -Ol .NOTICE.  ��-1  ���H A HOTEL ON WHEELS.  New Ores! Northern Dlntni Cars, a Feainre-  0! the "Oriental LlsilteiV*  i It is, perhaps, best to say that in  every respect���china, .cruisine,atsd.attendants*, the Sihing'car service'of the'  "Oriental Limited" is in keening with*  the luxuriousness of the remainder of  this regal train, and has won, as'-the  dining c?r *iervice has always herped  t6:'win, tne title, "The Comfortable  Way," for the Great Northern Railway.  Tfie new dining car service of the  '���Oriental "tymnetf*' cqti.n.s, in IjeaTS/,*  design and interior furnishings anything which js operated on any trans-  continental'line. * Every* luxbfy -wliich  -a first-class hotel or club affjrds in the  way of service is really on the,- dij.iing  car ol lhe 'lOiiental Liinited." ,,'l'he;-  hew dininti cars were built with a  special purpose in view of affording'  the;01,0st comfortable suiroandingSj. as,  well as giving the traveler a un que  and luxuri.us place iu w'bich to enjoy  his meals. A gentlemen who recently  made the journey to the Coast from  St. Paul on the "Oriental Limited,"  in speaking of the dining "car service,  said:  ��� "j have traveled on.: almost every  important railroad in the United States,  but IJiave yet to find one wb_.ch ���siir.  passes "lhe "Oriental Limited" in the  comfort and convenience afforded" the  traveler. Your dining car service is"  excellent, the et-ual of any"' in', the"  country, and the superio-- of -tnai'iy. *I  was particularly struck with the beauty  of the interior furnishings of these din  ing cars; they are really a novelty  car architecture."  B^^ FININGr  '-.���'--'f' -.* *;> ���;.';'"t*��-,:��--<> ������> *i��'-.:.��,, .*- ,..  ������-������Ymii'" mnie<sirar*39& gained  -30   per  cent in value last week.  It is reported that the Monarch mine  at Field. h-fsJbeejVlifiia (to .-%w   York  parties/     "���-,  g*'"-ii .:   , ������:".;;; ��        '���., ��  ?��.*���'���' -i.-:.    i    '-:'���-X' --���-���'-';��� -i-.'"' '--'���'  Rossland" ore" shipments  last week  were:'5/4o*6'*R?fnsi or ^287,933  tons  for  the jPeirj*y-; '%   y ?'*;'' *    "-- * ���  '.-��� : ,..��   -,-   '": '*. '���������    ::  AiPVxiierr representing   American  capital has been examining the Donald  mine at Illecrlliwaet.  P. ,Brfiirns and W. J. Wilson have  purcha'sia' the: Highland mine at Ains-  '^or't'ft", one bl'tlie oldest properties in  that campy  ��� -Seattle mining men have been examining,.the Eva '*ijin.e .with a view to  putting 6p the' capital for ah improved  mill and equipment.  ;.     '----,/.:,; ���'<���������      ���'   -  Extensive improvements and addition's .to the plant, and changes of arrangements, are constantly in progress  a'f tne Hall "Mines'smelter at Neison.  PROVINCIAL.  XOTI-B IS HEREBY GIVKN that an extraordinary meeting of the shareholders of the  Granby Consolidoted Mining:. Smelting & Power  C9-1. ^u* t will be held at thc company's office,  No'53 Broadway, New York N.Y . on Friday  -December'1 sty 1 ^o.s, at it a m , for the purpose ol  adopting new by-laws, authorizing' the application to raise lhe par value of the slock, to $.00 00,  ircreaiing the number of directors from twelve  to fifteen, aud the trausact'ou of any other bust  uess lhat may properly be done at an ordinary  general'meeting".- .  ...Dated this 15th dav of November, 1905.  NORTH <U? FOWLER,  ��� .      . Secretary.  MINERAL ACT,  Certificate of Improvements.  ���NOTICB.  "Dexter   Fractional,"   ''Pilot   Fractional"   and  "Log Cabin Fractional" Mineral Claims, sit-  unte in the  Greenwood  Mining  Division   of  Yale District     Where located: Iu Greenwood  Cum p.  TaKK NOTICK that I, Isinc H. HaUeti, aRciit  tor Thonms  RodericU,   Free   Miner'!  Certi6cate  No. &S5476: James Marshall. Free Miner's Certificate No. H91550; James  McNulty,   Free  Miner's  ('ertifi-ate   No   BRM75.  nnd   Dntiirl   HteHuahau,  Free Miner's Ccitiucutt No. HS5S5S, intend, sixty  days  from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates  of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants ofthe  above claims.  And further t-ake notice that act'ott, ur.dersection 37, must be commenced lu-fore the issuance  of such Certificate* f Improvements  Dated this 2nd duy of November, A.D   1905.  I. II. HAU.Krr.  TKE  STRATBGOM  NELSON, B.C.  B. TOMKINS, Manager.  The Lcddin? flotel of the Kootenays  Special Rates to Commercial Men.  Good Sample Rooms.  J. B. MACAULAY  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office.  %^9 f3r* %^t*  PHOENIX, B G.  q^^ I  Tlie two Conservative associations  of.NeJson have buried the hatchet and  itmaigamated.-  ,. ���       ;  .., L,ast week the C. P. R. lost nine  freight.cars at Nakusp. They chopped  'bff'tiie sli]ir?iiub Arrdw lakeT   '  . Stgps are bej.ng.taken to establish at  Vancouver, a'"factory for producing  pitch, turpentine . and_ charcoal from  waste iumber, ...  D, vJetlatly, bf Qkanagan lake, is the  most successful grower of tomatoes in  British Columbia, his crop realizing  him' $5,066 an "acre. " ���  ��� :..S*upt-.'Lawfei1ce*; of the'C. 1'. R., says  .the-Lardeau trains will be run all winter, and navigation kept open on Trout  lalce as lojig" as- possible. >  The G.PiR^. have declined to accept  any   tender   for   the   additions to the  hotels at Glacier and' Laggan, and will  of do the work themselves by day labor.  The lowest tender was about $So,ooo..  Halcyon Hot Spring s 8:  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  **r&*BM- Tlie mo.-'t in-ifecty nppoinlcd Htu III  [itul Pleasure Koort in Uie Wcst.ivilli n com  pl��ti;system of Maths ��� including Turkis'i *n 1  Russian. Open, tlie year routul. Tlie curative  properties of Us walers are unequaled.  For CurtuK all Ulieuinatic, Nervous and Mus-  mlar Troubles.  Kor lleuliilg all Kidney, I.iver and Stomach  Riluieuts.  Kor Hliiiiiuatiitg nil MetallicPoisons from thc  System  The grandeur ol the scenery is unrivalled  Mountains,snow peaks, forests, lakes,water'nlls,  boating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excuisi. us  tenuis. Its winter clitnate is unmirp��=srd (or  mildness. Iln^KY McINTOSH,  1'ioprictor.  'I'he   minute   a    Mother   lavs  her haivls on a **L��ecKie  Boot," she knows she  has   .struck    her   ideal  of   boys  footwt  She would he perfect ly willing  to   pay   more   money  for  them  JOB  PRINTING,  JOB PRINTING,  [OB PRINTING.  \Ve do the kind you've always been in  search of���and do it right.  PlO*r*��BR Pun. Co.,    -    I'HOENIX. B.C  than for ordinary   Kasiern-madt  boots, but she dosen't have to.  The dealer who sells :i mother  a pair  of LecKie Boots  for   her    hoy,   will   supply   the  whole family with footv.-e.tr, nine  times out ot  ton.  WIIOU'SALI'"    BY  J. ME ((!., LTD.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  "^>l   IIP  *    to'sps  ���l  , �� ������ j   MmSWi  -'V mi  -i1'  n >  ?m  ���4^*1  f if  t    " >/Vjf.  , >(��� fgQg  -' \ ''.fife  . -(����� I**'.*,  .'M  V,  * *5f  ' * "*i W  i  ��� ��� F-..--*if.' m  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  Is  I u ���"  v ,    i  I 1.-.  Dominion    Hotel  Old ironsides Ave, -       - Phoenix, B, C.  This is the largest hotel in  the  city and (  has been improved and refitted, being well  adapted for mining and travelling1' men.  Bar well stocked with choice goods.  Dining Room under personal charge of  the proprietor,  Telephone No. 77       . Mrs. P. L. KcKelvey, Prop.  0KHH><KKKKK><>-O-Oo<>O-Oh  Leadinf. Hotel of Boundary's leadlaf.  Mining Camp  Hotel  New and Up-to-date,  Centrally Located,  Good Sample Rooms.  Atfwrtlilft DM It.  In an eastern city a few   weeks ago,  burglars entered  the sleeping, apan-  ments of a business man one night and  carried away a considerable amount of  money and other articles of value. , In  an interview the next day, the victim  told of some valuable silverware which  was hidden behind  the dresser. and  had been overlooked  by the visitors  of the night before    The following  night the burglars returned  and  got  the silverware, and  still  some* people  will contend that jt doesn't pay to advertise.  Bawllag Resalts.  The following table gives the games  won and lost by each team and the  percentages up to Thursday night inclusive:  Team*  High  Score  Games Games fcr  Won    Lost   Cent  Marc Takca Up.  Taken up 'in Wellington." camp,  saddle mare. Owner can identify and  secure same by applying at Pioneer  office and paying charges.  Corner Knob Hill Ave., and First St.,  PHOENIX, B. C.  J. A. MaMASTER  In and Around Phoenix  BRIEF TOPICS  OF   LOCAL   AND  GENERAL  INTEREST  TO  PHOENICIANS.  The Druggist is Boyle.  7-    See art Chinaware at Boyle's.  |    Dey, the Jeweler, guarantees all   re-  ?pairs.  r. Christina lake kokanee are  now  in  the local market.  ,   See our new imported Chinaware.���  Boyle the Druggist.  ]   Prescriptions properly prepared from  pure drugs.���Boyle, the Druggist."  t    Largest and best stock of Cut Glass  in the Boundary.���Dey the Jeweler  ;* The fine weather cf the last month  was broken' Thursday by a slight rain.  {    During the fore part  of the. week  {there  was  some  skating on Marshall  'lake.       -.   '���-*���   ^\>  I  Fine English Jardinieres at  Boyle's.  J. L. Martin will buy International  Coal shares.  your  order  to  Boyle,   t  >.o.o OC O.O.O.O.O.O.O.O.O.O O U O U.O.O O.O.I.  OP INTEREST TO SUiSCWBEtS.  In case any of the subscribers  to the Pioneer have a curiosity  to learn just how they stand with  this   paper,   they   can    merely''  glance at the address label and  it will tell the story. . If the label  reads,  for   instance,'   10-05,   '*  means that your subscription ex  pired on or before the last day  of September, 1905, and that it  would give the editor pleasure to  have you renew at once.    If it  reads   11-05/or- any higher figures, you are'paid up to the  month and year indicated.  A few subscribers are in arrears, arid this notice ia intended  as a reminder." f We trust that  |\they will. look/after the mattef  without further* delay, as we need  the money in, the business, and  it requires cash to conduct a  newspaper in British Columbia.  Martin.  ......2115  Crawford 2078 6 1 857  Smith 2020 1 8 iti  Birnie JJ37 4 3 555  Stephens 2062 3 3 500  DeVoin 2105 3 5 375  Oxley 2115 4 3 555  Boucher .... .'.2087 5 3 625  Strutzel 2032 1 6 143  Dey '..2252 6 1 951  THIS   WEKK'S   GAMES.  Monday���Birnie 1914, Dey 2037.  Tuesday-Strutzel iojo.Martin 1804.  Wednesday���Stephens 1975, Smith  1820.  t  Church Services  Tomorrow.  Maple Leaf  Robber  Footwear  Maple Leaf Rubbers  are made from Pure Para  Rubber, over all styles and  sizes of footform lasts;  Methodist���Class meeting at 11 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.  CI  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at 11 a. m. and  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 2*3<>p. m. A cordial welcome  to all.    Rev.  Samuel  Lundie, Pastor,  Catholic���Church of Our  Lady of  the   Good- Counsel.���Divine  Service  j every 2nd and /4th  Sunday  of each  j 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.',  For prescriptions put up as the doc-  " "tor orders, take them to  the  Thomas  [Drug Co.     /   "  -!" -This morning the dining room of  the" hotel Brooklyn was thrown open  to the public. ���   .  \ -' Prescriptions quickly  and ..carefully  _ ^compounded  from  freshest drugs ��by  Thomas Drug Co.  -   J. B. Macaulay recently  purchased  % the six room J. J. Doupe residence on  Brooklyn avenue.  There is still s6me finishing and  painNng to be done to Uhe. new city  ball, which will probably be completed  in another week.    - > >  _   '    -   -     , 1    -"        *   - -  - Last week Mrs.Sarah Tufts added to  hervrealty'holdings in Phoenix by purchasing two residence lots on -Brooklyn avenue.  Sunday next will be missionary day  in the Methodist church. ,Rev. W.  H. Barraclough, B. A., will preach at  the evening service.  As the Pioneer - was being printed  last-night, the Fraternal Order of  Eagles was holding its fifth annual ball  in Miner's' Union hall," Biner's orchestra furnishing the music.  Phone  Druggist.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, Balmoral  hotel December 9 to 12.  / _ . I -s  Just received a large selection of  fine Cut Glass.���Dey the Jewejer.     .  Buy your Chinaware early and get  first choice.���Boyle the Druggist.  The, best is the cheapest���especially  in drugs of all kinds. See the Thomas  Drug Co.  Leonard Vaughan, the prosperous  Grand Forks rancher, was a visitor in  the city last Tuesday.  Wedding invitations and announce  ments promptly executed,in the latent  styles in tho Pioneer Job Department  - Th ursday evenin ?,' December 21 st,  the Sunday school of. St. Andrews  j Presbyterian church, will hold its annual Christmas entertainment.  **       -. ��� / ���     . *    -  J.P. Graves, manager of the Granby  Co. was expected to arrive home in  Spokane this week, after spending "a  couple of months in the east with the  directors of the company.  '��� ApvllcatlM !��� Trawler Uamat Uccmc.  . EASTERN TOWNSHIPS SANK.  ' Aaaiaal Mceiiaf.  Notice.is hereby given that the An-  �����,,���-. .      .     .      .,  ��-�� ��� ��   j  nual  General   Meeting * of the Share-  NOTICE is hereby, given that I intend 1 "    ���    ,      ... ,     ...  lo applv at ihe next meeting uf the holders of the Bank will be held at  tord ol Li-ame Commissioner, of the .neir Banking House in lhe city of  corporation of the city of Phoenix, B.C.. L . , ������;,�����,��,, ,���c,v,.���  for the transfer oL.tbe license ta Ml. Sherbrookeon WEDNLSI'AY,S1X I H  l*Qnora��t retailIonithe premise! known DECEMBER next. The chair will  as the Centra.! Hotel, corner of Second ' ���  street and Old Ironsides avenue, Phoe-, be taken at 2 o'clock, p.m  nix, B.C., now held by me, to John An  They  LOOK WELL  FEEL WELL  WEAR WELL  Are stylish neat uud durable  For  sale  by  shoe dealers.  all   good  We have in stock a fine selection of  Pearl and fancy stone set goods such  as Brooches, Pendants, Cbatelains,  etc., all grades and prices. A call of"  inspection will be greatly appreciated  Watch for our Fall and Xmas announcement next week it will interest  you.* .  E. A. Black, Jeweler  FIRST ST., PHOENIX, B. C,  George Evans  Painter and  House   Decorator.  J. Leckie Co., Ltd.  VANCOUVER. B. C.  ���Selling   Agents.  darsonandGus Hen rick won.  -'Dated at Phoenix, B.C., this 17th day  ofOu.ober, 1005.  : (Signed)  AuoutsT Jackuox.  By order of the Board.  J.  MACKINNON,  Genera) Manager  Sherbrooke, October 31, 1905.  H  Boundary Side  Lights I  * Tomorrow afternoon^ at three o'clock  services will be. held in St. John's mission of the Church of England by  Rev. j. Leech-Porter, of Greenwood,  and at intervals hereafter, of w hich due  notice will be given.  Rev. Samuel Lundie has accepted  the invitation ofthe managers of St.  Andrews Presbyterian church to remain with the church for six months,  and expresses the hope that all those  interested in the work of the church  will give him their hearty support.  Born, in Grand Forks, November  10th, to the wife of.D. G. Stafford, a  son. - - ���  A sale of lands for delinquent taxes  will be held by the,city of Grand  Forks on December 18th.  The local paper states that enly  eighteen names are mentioned for the  coming mayoralty' honors in Greenwood. .    ,   '. ��� " ,  Peter Genelle, of the Yale-Columbia  Lumber Co., has been' looking .over  some timber limits up the West Fork"  of Kettle river. j  The C. P. _ R. has ��� made arrangements for crossing, the Midway &  Vernon line on the Meyerhofif ranch  purchased by th��* latter company,, west  of Midwayr.  * .*" *    '        *      *  Miss Eva Henderson, daughter of  Mr. and .Mrs. J. B. Henderson, of  Grand Forks, was married in that city  last week Wednesday to Chris Cough-  lin, of Greenwood.  W. Ii. Cochrane and D.  Whiteside,  both former residents of Phoenix, were  TRUEMAN  i  R. H.  THE WELL  KNOWN  A  *'��� ��� ' of Vancouver,  B.  ���will be in  GREENWOOD, B. C.  DECE1BER 1st FOR ABOUT TEN DAYS  This will be your only opportunity for some time to obtain  firstclass photographic work, as the visits here "of artists of Mr.  Trueman's standing are very rare. Mr. Trueman's work is too well  known to require any special mention.  Rememoer the dates���Dec' 1st ten days. -    -  STUDIO OPPOSITE WINDSOR HOTEL  .... COPPER STREET.  The  Billiard  R. H. KARATOFSKY, Prep.  mm  If you want to enjoy a  good smoke, come  to  the  1 Royal Billiard Parlors,where  you will finJ a Full Line of  Imported Cigars and Tobaccos, and lhe Finest  Lineof Webb's Chocolates.  At the same time you are  ' likely to find your friends  here enjoying billiards or  the bowling rooms.  PHOENIX, B. C.  Sign Writing on short notice.        :       Estimates promptly furnished.  Real Estate and Mines  Houses to Rent, City Property for Sale, Shares in all the  leading mines bought and sold.  Information   about   Phoenix  and   the  * Boundary country given on application.  a* Phoenix, B. C.  union Ave. "*"  Telephone No. 28,  Sals Agents  for Hazel-wood  Ice  i  [ K-i, rtt Aw. .    (Wis, 6. C  rs  for Hazel-wood  Cream.   -���-���-���-���-��v-e-��-  Souvenir      j  Views pf       i  i Phoenix  , On Your Writing Paper  Under.New Management  Hotel Alexander  R. V. Oiisholm, Prop.  Special attention to dining room.  Conducted in First-Class shape.'   Choice stock of Irrigating  goods.  Iuirge,   airy   and  * . wellJ furnished  OaailaiM /CwweiV^^i'^  rooms.  rClMcals, a  -���-�����-���-���-���-���-  -���-���-���-�����-���-��� ��� ���-���-  Dan Mclntominey, in charge of the elected president and secretary, respec-  work.on the new Miner's Union hall lively, of the Grand Forks bar associa-  and opera house, has been having  his  troubles with delays in securing finishing material. He keeps his 12 or 15  men busy, however, and is steadily  making progress with the interior of  the building.  Rev, W. J. Wood, who left here  with his family a year ago, and who  has been located in England since, is  now in Spokane, and next week leaves  ���for the old country with Mrs. Wood  and little son, where they will make  their home in the future. Mr. Wood  is reported to have been successful in  his new work.  An audience of about 150, crowding  the bailding, was present Wednesday  evening at the Methodist church to  hear Rev. Barraclough, of New Westminster, lecture on "The Edge of the  Arctic Circle." The lecturer had lived  in Dawson several years, and gave an  interesting and instructive address,  illustrated with 120 pictures of life in  the Yukon.  Mrs. Emma F. Langdon, of Denver.  Colo., lectured before Phoenix Miners'  Union No. 8 last week Friday, on the  strike troubles in Colorado a year ago  Mrs. Langdon is a printer, and was  employed at Victcr at the time, gettinp  out an issue of the Daily Recor 1 all  alone in that town when the militan  had arrested all thc   members  of thi  tion last week.  Judge VV. H. P. Clement, the new  county court judge, held court in  Grand Forks last ��� week for the first  time, and was presented with an address by the bar association of that  city.  Henry Eyre, furnaceman at the  Granby smelter, was unfortunate in  having a piece of hot matte explode,  while pouring water on it last Friday,  striking him in the eyes, which it is  hoped can be saved.  Ballasting on the Curlew-Ferry section .of the Great Northern has been  completed and the outfits moved away.  As soon as the station at Midway is  completed, and schedules arranged,  Midway will have passenger connection with Mr. Hili's line.  With the renewed activity at the  Dominion Copper Co.'s mines, and the  expected shipping of some 600 tons of  ore daily, the C.P.R. officials are preparing to put on extra crews tu haul ore  md coke. Eholt will feel the impetus,  being the homes of most of lhe train  nen on the C.P.R. :n the Boundary.  Stretching the wire on one of tin  pole lines for the Bennington powei  concern between Rossland and Cas-  cide, is now reported to be done,  i-'rom    Greenwood    to    Fourth    of  A new stock with se\*-  . ��� eral different views, just  received. Take a look  at it, just what you want  Also a*  New feine of  Souvenir Postals  ��� Our stock of Souvenir  Postals Cards is immense and must be  seen to be appreciated.  DRINK  Phoenix Beer  Made fiom the BEST MALT an<*   PUREST  SPRING WATER, it is unexcelled for qual-  .     ,    \   ity.    Ask for PHOENIX  BEER  and insist  on having it "  PHOENIX^ BREWERY,  BINER AND SONS, Prop. 1  Standard AvkI ��� and Banner St. " :-:     ,     PHOENIX,  B.C.  -��� 9 ��� ����-M-�� -*��-���-���-���  0  1  ���-J  1  1  m  T  3  IkbMlMI 5  Stationers,    Newsdealers,  TLbacconists.  Knob Hill Ave. Phoenix, B C.  ?  The EST, Cheapest  and most satisfactory  Clothing in Phoer.ix.  -   WHO'SAYS SO?    Hundreds of satisfied  customers.    If you don't   nelie\e   it come  ��� ���    and examine goods.  A Ftffl Line of Underwear; Shirts, Shoes, T *s,etc,  iust arrived. -.All new seasonable goods at old  and Cheapest prices.  THOMAS BROWN, |  Men's  W*ar ExeliiRiwlv - ��*knik uiock &  ivicu ���>   wear inclusively. knoii iiiu, ave.. i-iioknix.      a  WM^iesA  Win, Hunter Co.,-LtcL  DOMINION AVENUE.  TIME TRIED.  D. JL Matheson  PHOENIX, B  C.  Agent for thc Strongest Fire Insurance  Companies in  the  World.  Royal Insurance Co.  Norwich Union.  National of Ireland  London & Law-ftshirs  Westein Assurance Co.  Union Assurauce Co.  Queen Insurance Co.  Phoenix of Hartford.  editorial and mechanical forces of ihi- j July creek the poles are in place   and  paper.    She  also   gave a  lecture in' KliinH      w^rio,,-    *.    t. '  Respectfully   Solicits   a   Share    of   Your   Business.  ;tyies  Greenwood Saturday night.  in  ...��� ���. Miss M. McDonald cordially invites the ladies of Phoenix  to  iilhott,    Woodard   &   Logue    are inspect the latest styles in Hats at her new store,  now neanng the Forks with that work. - ^ Twa ' r 0.ffl)nl.�� Aveaoe  Men's Suits  Men's Hats  Men's Shirts  Men's Shoes  Ladies' and Children's Goods  If You Want a nice nobby and up-to-date suit you wffl  find a choice selection lu our line of men's st)lis|r clothing  for  winter.   We sell the kind that wear well and look well.  Mea's Shirts You will find it hard to duplicate our hand,  some line of men's shirts, iu golf and negligee .with attached and detached cuffs plain and pleated bosoms.  men S Hats A large assortment, just in, of those new  fall blocks, in Black and Brown, also a nice range of  straw and linen hats.  Men's Shoes Our line of shoes is complete, you should  see them before purchasing. Our patent calf dress shoes  and oxfords outshine them all.  Boy StfitS A new iot of perfect fitting ncrfolks  and   three  piece suits, stylish.  See our line of Ladies' Waisis, Ladies' Shirts, Ladies' Collars,  Ladies' Shoes, Ladies' I inen Underv  Wash Dresses,  Girls' and Boys' waists.  L*rwear, Childien's  Limited*  'T?!;*S**I*l*C*^%''"*r"lr "7l��F*i-fl�� w,�� wtc"T���il- '-T-r-,T-wrs*  ���*���   ���'I '      *     * I '      J �� *

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