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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Oct 10, 1903

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 t  ��Q.  **>oMx&  Boundary Mines Sent  Out 500,000 Tons of  Ore in 1902.   <�� \g  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary.  AND  BOUNDARY,;|��I^G:;'jQU^NAL��;'  ;/ Demoted to th* Interests/ bftM^ui^ry Mining District,    r  Vou IV.,  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA /SATURDAY; OCTOBER io, 1903.  No 49.  The Big Store  MEETING OF  WINNIPEG MINE  A pointer to knowy where to go to  buy tlieright kind ofgoods at right prices.  We  have the-largest assortment of-  rubbers that we have ever carried-men's,  women's, boys' and girls', in all sizes and  shapes, made by ihe Granby Rubber Go.  mi  =    i'  1!        \Ve are agents   for  the   celebrated  . ii ��� �� ���  ;j Carss Mackinaw in Coats and Pants; also  I a complete line of Duck and Canvas  I Coats.  - Underwear -  The largest assortment ever yet.  Our underwear department has increased  so in sales that we are able to buv iu case  lots and by doing this we can give the  public the benefit of the cheap buying.  ���"���'Prices from 75c to $4.00. ,,  Overcoats, .Socks* Mitts and Gloves,  Heavy,and Fine Shirts, Sweaters.  Give us,a call.  Was  Held   at   the  Property  This Week.  REPORT   OF   MANAGER IPLEWMAN  Shipped Over 1.000 Tons of Ore In Three  'Weeks After Starling-'Financial State-  ���'.. meal.  Siite-Iriri Col  1'IIOHNIX  GRKKNWOOD  GRAND FORKS  5TO5  jt��.  MORRIN,TflOMPSON&CO.  r  STOVES!.  STOVES!  WWW  Now that the fall days are  here you will want to see our  complete line of Heating and  Cooking Stoves. They're the  best made and as good as  they look.  ���:., We have stoves for either wood or  coal burning ��� stoves that were made  for good, solid wear. If-you are consid=  ering the purchase of a stove, we should  like to show you our up-to-date stock.  We have them at all prices,  Our Hardware Department is  complete in every detail. We have all  kinds of ammunition for rifles and shot  guns.  POST-OFFICE STORE.  mmg^^mmmsMmsm  Tuesday the annua] general meeting  of the Winnipjg Mines, Ltd., was held  at. the mine, as per the notice sent out.  Richard Plewman,' the managing director, read his annual report, and the  auditor's report was also presented,  ���both' of which are here given. The  l()lL?wl'nK officers: and directors were  elected: President/ Jno. Dean, of Rossland; vice-president, C. I): Hunter, of  Phoenix; secretary-treasurer,, Richard  Plewman, ofPhoenixjalso W.W.Gibbs,  of Portland, R. E; Plewman and F.W.  Bauer, Rossland, and J. A. Morrin,'of  Phoe'hix. ���        -.,'���- -,  Mflnagloj Director's Report. .  r..;EHoe.\ix-,'B.G.,-Oct.6, r.963/  -To the 'Shareholders of the Winnipeg  Mines', Limited. , <: .  :'-..���'"'.--'v.;  ��� Dear Sir or Madaiii:-^ j  It is two years since our last shareholders' meeting; I-was in England  'last'.'year ^wheh<; bur (meeting should  have been held. The'mine being then  shut, down,. my son, R. E. Plewman,  found it impossible to create any interest in a formal meeting^.  The financial statement now submitted therefore nominally covers two  years, during twelve months of which  time the property was'lying idle. The  circumstances connected,'with the fire  are too well known to bedwelt upon,j  and the causes which Jed' up.to the re.  sumptipn of work on the' property,were  explained in my'circular letter of Sepr  tember 4th to the shareholders. '.' ���-.  In that letter I -think sound and  cogent reasons were given why the  stockholders should support the management financially. ; Inattempting to  reach that objective it must be admitted that the letter was a failure, for  only $50 has been received from the  stockholders of record, ;and not 10%  were sufficiently interested to send in  their proxies. But at the mine the  aspect^jf affairs is decidedly more encouraging. , . ... . "iOf  Our new shafthouse, 62x26, with 16  foot walls, has just been closed in. A  substantial gallows frame, 33 feet high,  with automatic dumping arrangement,  has been erected, and from, the shaft-  house an overhead tramway extends to  the C. P. R. siding and at right angles  to it. On reaching the. siding it  branches to right and to left for 130  feet, thereby giving simultaneously  most convenient shipping facilities to  four C P. R. dump cars. At the eastern end of this tramway an inclined  railway, worked by a 5x5 hoist, runs  down to the dump and encircles'it. By  this .means; within three weeks of starting 1,000 tons qf second class ore were  shipped from the dump, and the net  proceeds will more than pay for the'en^'  (ire cost of the new buildings. Tin's)  outdoor work. |ias now been discontinued owing to the recent heavy snowfall, but will he- resumed next .spring.  About ten days ago shipments commenced from the 50 foot level and we  have already  shipped   300   tons   of  clean ore from it,    With every  pound  mined thu showing improved and there  is now five times the amount of ore in  sight than ever was seen there  before.  When the 100 foot level was unwatered a few days ago a considerable cave  in was disclosed.    The level has been  cleaned out, timbered where necessary  and mining commenced,and in  a  few  days a shipment -.will   be  made  from  what is known   on   the level   as  the  Western or Copper vein.    Unwatering  the    mine    still   continues 'and   we  have now reached the 300  foot   level  and in a few days we hope to  have it  pumped out.    The main   workings of  the Winnipeg mines are on  this  ievel  and we expect to have it  cleaned  out  (an awful job, for slime and stench),  rails laid and all connections made by  the time our compressor  is   installed.  The Granby contract  price  for repairing the latter js $500.06, and this  item does not yet appear  in the company's books,  ' Until  the  compressor  is working it will he a difficult matter  to keep'tlie'shipments up to 13  cars  per week with   only  hand  labor  em  ployed and tiie dump ore  lost to us.  But anyhow the ore  shipped   will   be  higher grade, being all from the mine.  Guides or runners for the large new  ore buckets have been laid .down the  shaft to the 100 foot'level and will be  continued to the 300���foot, soon, as the  unwatering of that level has been completed.    On the whole I think   it   will  be admitted   that  extraordinary ��� pro  shipping:has been*.made in the Jast  five weeks arid iri another month we  shall have shipped-.more ore than the  total shipments from the mine prior to  the date of the fire; .  Instead of making any further appeals to the shareholders. I. hope to see  the sale of the treasury stock altogether withdrawn within a few days. We  still need that $5000.60 as', shown by  the trial balance and financial statement (which speak for themselves),  but with 29 cars of.ore at or gone to  the smelter, and regular shipments of  10 or 12 cars per week following, I  have no hesitation rin>expressing my  belief that the Winnipeg mine can  take care of itself in the future.  I have to thank the local firms in  Phoenix for their support, both in  taking stock to help us out, and in  supplying unlimited credit for our requirements. Without!' such aid the  mine could not have .resumed work,  and Winnipeg stockholders should  know to whom they are indebted.  Further, it is not a bad feature of the  present situation that shrewd local  business men are becoming financially  interested in Winnipeg affairs.  ���  /  Richard  Plewman.  Auditor's Report;  Phoenix, B. C, Oct. 5th, 1903.  the   shareholders of the Winnipeg Mines, Limited:  Gentlemen: I hereby certify that in  accordance with the  request:--of your  Board of Directors I have audited the  books of accountof your company up  to the 30th day of September,   1903,  and find the same  to  be  correct iri  every particular.  I have examined the statement of  receipts arid disbursements dated 30th  September, 1903, submitted by the  Secretary-Treasurer, and find the same  to be correct and in accordance with  the cash book and ledger;-  T have also examined /the trial balance, dated 30th September, 1093,  and attached to the statement of receipts and disbursements, and find it  correct and a true statement- of the  balances found in the ledger;;  Wm. Tomlinson, Auditor.  KECKIPTS.  - ' 15)01' V.  Caeh on lnind or in bank.; ...if. 0,565 84  FRASER WAS  EM WINNER  Had  a Long Lead in Saturday's Election.  Latest Prices In Metals.  New Yokk���Popper, electrolytic and  lake, *13.00 @ ��3.25.  Bar Silver. 59>;,.  Lead, $450.  PROVINCE  IS  ALSO  CONSEfiVATlVE  To  Peoifes' Choice lo This Ridlif Receive* 3i6  Vote*, Riordan 232 sad Clement 173���  Results Elsewhere.  Aeshsmiu'IiI No.  " s:;. ���;  ��� " ''' " !)'/.*.-..i  Or�� Kxiruction.;..'..;.:./.  Treasury Stock..:...;-.....  Boiud'.aVonrit   A. W.; Widdowson   Cascade W. P. & I., Co ..  Trtmftitlantic Kiie Ins Co  Overdraft.   Unpaid labor.   Unpaid accounts    DISIIURSKMENTS.  General expense. -.  .Survey    ;   .  Asi=iiy office ..'   Office Expenses    ."'   Powder, fuse and caps    Timber       Development   Fuel......     Machinery Expense    : Candles -.'. .'.  Tools;   Mine expense   Taxes   Plant,   Assaying    Shaft House. Gallows    Frame  and Train wav   5 00  ,710 50.  1.373 80  0,074 02  -, 5,402 71  447 15  18 25  150 on  i-m 75  3.583 24  As foreshadowed by the Pioneer.the  election last week resulted in a victory  for the Conservative candidate in this  riding, George A. Fraser being elected  by a large majority over both the Liberal and the Socialist nominees,  Election day passed off quietly, and  as expected, a large vote was polled  all over the riding, as well as all over  the province. The day was a pleasant  one, and there were many workers for  each candidate on hand. Returns  from Cascade, Carson and Bannock  City were received about six o'clock,  and showed how the general''result  was going���it being largely for Fraser.  The returns from Phoenix and Grand  Forks, the only incorporated cities in  the riding, were out by eight, o'clock,  when it was known that Fraser received  a total of 346 votes, Clement 173 and  Riordan 232 votes in this riding  The officials returns from the five  polling stations in Grand Forks electoral district were as follows:  Clement. Fraser. Riordan  Bannock City.  Carson.   Methodist church services will commence on mine time hereafter.  The Granby, mines time was advanced  half an hour this  week, and  will soon  likely be put  forward again.  A. F. McMillan and wife, came in  yesterday from Calgary. Back in the  northwest the farmers have recently  been battling with a foot or more of  snow.       -,'''.       ' '   .  Principal McGarrigle, of the public  school, has resigned, and the new principal, Charles L. Thornbury, of New  Westminster, is expected to arrive here  next Monday.  ONE MILLION  PER MONTH  Rate of the Granby Company's  Copper Product.  MR. wmim  MS RETURNED  Snowshoe  Manager Is Back  From England.  ANNUAL MEEIJNG]WAS AT MONTVEAL  OM Board ol Directors Re-elected and^Muctr  Ealausltim Shown ��� Is'Entlrelr Out of  Debt."  IS WELL PLEASED WITH THE MINE  George S. Waterlow, Vice-Chairman of the  Snowshoe, is Now at Vancouver and Indisposed, But Is Expected Here Soon.  Cascade .  Grand.Forks.  Phoenix  ;: Total/:.:.  ��� ��� 3  ���-  5  ��� ��� n  .117  173.  17  12  l8  226  - ��� 73 ���  346,  . o  2  55  160  .232  878 75  1,391 28  $31,189 29  $3,830 19  250 00  140 77  1.084 12  1,875 01  49 55  18.482 40  1,358 38  313 31  228 25  241 1)0  74 55  140 09  1.692 34  633 52  788 25  fa.1,189 29  Certified correct, October 5lli, 1903.  VV.m. Tommnmon, A.udjto.1--.  OPPOSITION  Tfl^BURNS  Three  New Shops-For The  '������>.������   'Boundary.  BACKED BY 30,000 HEAD OF CATTLE  Will Be Called Union Meat Co. ��� Open For  Business Next Week���Macy, Law, Kerr,  and:Flood Are the Men.:  gress in ^construction work, mining and sition.  What promises to be by far the  most important mercantile transaction  of this year in-British Columbia is now  being closed up here in Phoenix, and  is nothing less than substantial opposition, to P. Burns & Co., who now have  the Butcher business of the Kootenays  arid Boundary practically to themselves.  The naw company is tq be known  as the Union Meat Co., and on the  1 st of October started in business at  Fort McLcod, Alberta,.near the base  of cattle supplies. The four gentlemen interested are W. S. Macy, oT  Phoenix, and W. M. Law, James Kerr  and J. H. Flood of Greenwood. The  latter two were formerly in the same  business in the Boundary, as the Kettle  River-Dressed Beef Co., but sold out  to P. Burns.& Co. when'the C. P. R.  was built into the Boundary in 1S98.  Mr. MacY is proprietor of the Granby  hotel here,  At first three new shops will be  opened one each in Phoenix, Greenwood and Grand Forks, the locations  having already been secured, and some  of the shpps to be opened next week.  A site fdr Slaughtering "has been secured neir-thoeriix, wl^tjitce the Boundary shops' will be supbhed. Later  other shops will be 'opened,.\vhere it is  deemed lo be a good business prqpo-  PROVINCE   IS  CONSERVATIVE.  At first there was some doubt as  to the result throughout the province,  as to whether the Conservatives or  Liberals would control in the next  house, but When the final returns began coming in early this week, it was  evident that the Conservatives would  have a majority, even though small.  As it now stands, the Conservatives  will have 21 seats, the Liberals 18 and  the Socialists 2, with Labor 1, one being doubtful. Classified according to  party, here are the winners in the different constituencies:  CONSERVATIVES.  Atlin Dr. Young  Comox R. Grant  Dewdney  R. McBride  Esquimalt .C. E. Pooley  Grand Forks G. A. Fraser  Kamloops F. J.Fulton  Kaslo R. F. Green  Lillooet .A. Macdonald  Nelson ��� J.  Houston  NTew Westminster.. . .. .Thos, Gifford  Okanagan P, Ellison  Revelstoke Thos. Taylor  Richmond F. C. Cotton  Similkameen. L, XV. Shatford  Skeena. C. W. D. Clifford  Vancouver (5)........ R. W. Tatlow  "  Chas. Wilson  " ..' J. F. Garden  " '........ W.J. Bowser  ������'.. A. H. B. MacGowan  .... .. .Harry Wright  Vmir. i  Total  , LIBERALS.  Albernt W. M. B. Mclnnes  Caribo0(2)  .J. Murphy   H.  Jones  Chilliwhack C. W. Munro  Columbia XV. C. Wells  Cowichan. J.N. Evans  Cranbrook Dr. Kin<r  Delta John Oliver  Greenwood j. R. Brown  Femie E. C. Smith  Islands / T. W. Patterson  Rossland J, A. Macdonald  Saanich H, Tanner  Victoria (4) R. L. Drury  "        ...,.,..    Aid. Cameron  Last Wednesday Anthony J.' McMillan, managing director of the Snow-  shoe Gold and Copper ' Mines, Ltd.j  arrived in camp ' fiom London, England, after an absence of five months.  On the trip from "the old country Mr.  McMillan travelled with George S.  Waterlow, vice-chairman of theSnow-  shoe company, who takes a deep personal jnterest. in .the progress andrsucs  cess of the Snowshoe, making an annual  visitof inspection to the mine, where  he is a most welcome visitor. However, Mr. Waterlow has been indisposed ever since leaving Toronto, being now in Vancouver, and expected in  Phoenix next week.  To a representative of the Pioneer  Mr. McMillan stated there was little  of real news to be said about the mine  at this time. It is shipping from 400  to 500 tons 'of ore daily,���all that the  customs smelters will handle. The  mine could easily ship a much larger  tonnage. Over 50,000 tons of ore have  been shipped from the mine so far  this year, and the returns had been  satisfactory.  In regard to the talked of amalgamation'with the B. C. Copper Co., in  connection with the smelter, there was  really nothing whatever to be said at  this time, and it is evident that no  definite steps have been taken, not-  witstanding the premature reports sent  out some time since from Greenwood.  Mr. McMillan expressed himself as  weil satisfied with the present condition and development of the Snowshoe,  which has been going on steadily for  some five years under Supt. Astley and  Foreman Trevorrow. Notwithstanding the increasing output, the mine  has been kept in such an advanced  state of development that today more  ore is available in the mine than ever  before.  For the next three weeks Mr.  McMillan will be back and forth between Rossland and Phoenix, after  which he and Mr. Waterlow will probably return to England.  c  Va.le.,,,..'.  TotaL 18.  Nanaimo...  Newcastle..  X  D. McNiven  Richard Hal!  S. Henderson  SOCIALISTS.  ..J. H. Hawthornthwaite    P. Williams  (Special to the Phoenix Pioneer )  Montreal, October 8���At the annual  meeting of the shareholders of the  Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting  and Power Co., Ltd., held at the company's office, Canada Life Building, in  this city, the old board of directors was  re-elected, as follows: S. H. C. Miner,  Jay P. Graves, John Stanton, Wm. H.  NichoIIs, A.C.Flumerfelt, A.L.White,  XV. A. Robinson, Jacob Langeloth, J.  H. McKecknie, Geo. Martin Luther,  Fayette Brown and C. S. Houghton.  Much enthusiasm was displa)ed by  the shareholders present at  the excellent results  accomplished  during  the  preceding  fiscal  year  in  the face of  many difficulties.    The statement submitted to the shareholders went  on to  say that the company's operations had  been greatly hampered by the difficulties v, hich had existed in  the coal and  coke situation, and which had necessitated the running of the smelting plant  at about  one half of its ordinary capacity.  These difficulties, the statement  said, were now overcome, and no  more trouble was anticipated in this  direction. 0  The company's smelting plant had  been increased by two furnaces, making six in all, which would be operated  full time from now on, in place of an  aveiage of two furnaces, as was the  case last year. The mines were now  de\eloped so as to produce a \ery  laige tonnage without further expenditure.  When the financial statement was  presented it showed the company to  be free from debt with the exception  of the ordinary monthly bills. The  production for the year ending June  30, 1903, amounted to 12,551,000  pounds of fine copper, 277,000 ounces  of silver, and 35,121 ounces of gold,  for which was received the sum of  $2,232,741.00, while the rents and  real estate sales brought in $38,51 r.oo,  making a total of $2,371,252.00.  The above represents  the  net pro-   ���  ceeds, as the freight to New York,  refining and all  other charges  are de- .'���'  ducted from the gross  receipts.    The  '  costs are put down as  follows:   Work-'  ing expense at the mine  and  smelter;  $1,136,830;   foreign   ore   purchased,  $72,954; foreign   material  purchased,  $766,004; making a total  of $1,975,-  7S9.    The net   profit    is,   therefore,,  $295,463,   which  together  with    the  s.irplus for the proceeding year brings'  up the total to $693,535:  During the year, there was expended  on new construction at the mines and  .smeller the sum of $207,000.  Thomas J.Hardy returned yestcrtfay  from l.el'uc, Alberta, where he util-  zed his old Greenwood Miner printing  plant by starting the Lei)uc Record,  in that prosperous little wheat town,  near Edmonton.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  The following table gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines lor 1900  1902, and lor 1903, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  LABOR.      .  Slocan XV. Davidson  Mr. Macy was interviewed yesterday  by the Pioneer and he stated that it  was not the intention of the company  to cut the price of meat to cost or anything of that kind, but they did intend  to do business wherever they thought  they could profitably do so, as a legitimate business enterprise. They now  have behind them a herd of some  30,00,0 cattle, in, \he northwest, with  the assurance that all the cattle,  sheep and hogs wanted would be supplied as fast as needed in any quantities.  i  Granby Mines, Phoenix       64,533  Snowshoe, ''         297  Brooklyn, "          150  Mother Lode, Dead wood      5,340  Sunset, '���    Morrison, "          ....  K. C. Mine,        Summit     19,494  R. IJell, "       Emma, "       Oro Denoro "       Winnipeg,    Wellington      1,070  Golden Crown,       "             2,250  Alhelstan, ���'  King Solomon, W.Copper ..  No..7 Mine, Central...  City of Paris, "     ...  Jewel, Long Lake...  Carmi, West Rwk...  Providence,   Providence   Klkliorn   Kuby.     Boundary Falls...  Miscellaneous ...'.   1,200.  2-, 000  ItiO  1901  231,702  1,731  99,034  802  150  47,405'  500  050  1x040  660  875  005  for I9oi,foi  l'asl !  1902  309,858  20,800  141.320  .   7,455  ���14,811  8,530  785  025  1903  208,322  50,542  U0,351  14,511  :i,15i)  1U,305  14.195  7,750  1.451)  2,250  482  2,175  Total, tons   Granby Smelter treat  1 *&& J  1    ���  '�����  '���^.������������Skl  <r%Z&3g%gTx:\  f^Bc^as^SfjisfSS^^^^S^^S^^^S^  MSPSSS^^ ill;-  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  ��(�����  If'  mi  #'?'  1'-'  If  i  1  *  ��  m  ���   i .iji  if' *  ','���1  ���wi.  I*1  11]  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundary Mining Journal.  ISSUED OH SATURDAY BY TUB  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PHOENIX, B. C  W. B. WILLCOX. Manager.  t-i..,v,^^. ,   ! Business office No. 14.  Telephone!   j MaMKer.g re,idence, No. 15.  8OBSCKIPTIOH8 IN ADVANCE.  Per Year :z ...$3.00  ���ill; Mouths _ '.  1.35  IfVou1 are not a subscriber to this paper, this  is an invitation to vou to become one.  Advertising rates furnished on application.  Legal notices 10 and 5 cents per line.  Pour weekly Insertions constitute one month'h  advertising.  B. C MINING  ���**+�������*���-���**���  1903  OCT.  1903  Sun. Hod.  Tuei. Wed.  Thii.  frl.   Sat.  J  2    3  4    5  6     7    8  .9  10  H   12  13   14  15  .16 17  18  \9  20  21 22  23 24  25 26  27  28 29  30 31  Politics always keep the country  more or less unsettled, and it is well  that the campaign is over, and the  matter settled for, we hope, the next  four years.  ���  pro-  the  Our Liberal friends will now  ceed to choose a leader. May  mantle fall on worthy shoulders. With  Joe Martin shelved, it has some  chance of so falling, anyway.  Col. E.obert T. Lowery will start a  weekly paper at Poplar Creek, which  it is to be hoped will be better appreciated than the late lamented Ozono-  gram,'' which had its birth and death in  Vancouver.  Now that the smoke of election battle has cleared away, it is evident that'  the Conservatives were winners, though  by a small majority, and that RicHard  McBride will, in all likelihood, continue to be premier.  George A. Fraser, member-elect for  this riding, received the goodly majority predicted for him. The probability is that he will receive a cabinet  portfolio, a just recognition of the  Boundary, which has for years been  the football of the politicians.  Joseph Martin was snowed under so  badly by the election that it is gratify-  ingly doubtful if he can ever be dug  out again, even by his hardest working  friends. The stormy petrel of politics  has at last come to the, end of his  tether in this province, so far as having  a direct voice in the house is concerned  and it is a good thing for the province,  A lease and bond has been given on  the Cripple Stick in the Slocan.  Boundary mines are now shipping  at about double the rate of those"'in  Rossland.  Frank Malcolm has taken a contract to develop the Ruth mine, in the  Slocan, and to run the mill.  Bernard Macdonald, formerly manager of the LeRoi, has bonded two  mines near Baker City, Ore.  A Carload ot ore per week is being  shipped for the Queen mine, near Sal-  mo, to the Nelson smelter.  T. G. Blackstock, of the War Eagle,  and Centre Star, Rossland, declares  he is ready to spend large sums on  concentration.  Two more locomotives have been  added by the C. P. R. to handle the  fast increasing Boundary ore and coke  business.  This week the new stamp mill in the  Eva, in the Lardeau, started dropping,  and is, expected to be kept running  steadily all winter.  , A trial shipment of four and a half  tons of ore froth the Canadian King  mine, near Salnio, was shipped last  Saturday to the Nelson smelter.  Last week the Republic mines shipped 50 cars of ore, as follows: Mountain  Lion, 32 cars to Hall Mines smelter;  Quilp, 12 cars,, to Tacoma smelter;  Knob Hill, two cars to Hall Mines  smelter; and Zala M, two cars to Hall  Mines smelter.  The company operating the Fisher  Maiden mine, on Four Mile, Slocan  lake, has been reincorporated as the  Fisher Maiden Mining Company, limited, with a capital of $150,000. The  shares are par at i o cents and the  company's life of existence is 50 years.  The ore shipments from the Ross-  lanxl camp for the week ending October 3rd were: LeRoi 5,970 tons; Centre Star, 1,170 tons; LeRoi No. 2, 480  tons; War Eagle, 870 tons; Jumbo,  168 tons, I. X. L. (milled), 200; total  8,678; total for the year to date, 295,-  636 tons.  THE OBSERVATORY  Things Talked op at  Home and Elsewhere  The Pioneer has been requested to  ventilate a disgraceful state of affairs  existing in relation to the, quarantine  lately re-established by the officials of  the Dominion government on trains  running between Grand Forks and  Marcus. In the following statement  the Pioneer man knows whereof he  speaks, as he was present at the time  referred to.  Do You  Take  THE PIONEER  You should if you don't. It gives the news  of the Boundary. It works for the Boundary. It is owned by the editor and not by  any clique or faction. It is worth $10.00.  It costs only $2.00.  ������t>��>���� ���*�����������*-���>���� *���������������+������*��'>  WHAT EDITORS SAY  Wells' Ambition���The day is not  long distant when Columbia, district  will have a Premier, and in the person  of W. C. Wells.���Golden Star.  On the 24th of September the quarantine against persons entering Canada  from the United States was put in  force on the Great Northern trains entering Grand Forks. XV. J. Cook, of  Grand Forks, is the officer who does  the business oh the trains. , It is to be  presumed that Mr. Cook acts accord:  irig to orders and is carrying out instructions. , If so, it is time that the  outrage, complained of should be  brought to the notice of the department, and the one who gave the orders  be given a calling down that would result in the use of a* little common  sense in the conduct of this important  department of the Dominion   service.  Last Wednesday, after the train left  Marcus, Mr. Cook went through, and  took the name of every passenger,  where bound, and where from, also  when he or she had been vaccinated  last. If not vaccinated at all, he or  she was required to be vaccinated then  and there on the train, and by a man  not a medical practicioner. Two  ladies were required to go through this  ordeal in the smoking ear, and when a  certificate was asked for, so that the  disgraceful and, to any woman of refinement, the humiliating scene might  not have to be repeated, it was supplied on payment of one dollar. Those  present assert that Mr. Cook did quite  a thriving business for a while, and  some one's treasury was enriched to  the tune of several dollars. One gentleman stated that he was not vaccinated, but that he was given a certificate on paying for the same.  i World Wide Mining |  ��.l...l ............ I M  In Montana the great Washoe smelter is again in full blast.  Georgia has gold deposits that have  been worked nearly a century.  A gold nugget worth $3,285 reach  ed Seattle from the Klondike.  '������ It is now said that the  streets of  Dawson are underlaid with gold.  The smelters at Aguas Callentes.  Mex., are treating 1,500 tons of ore  per day.  Mexico produced about 40,000 long  tons of copper in 1901 and 22,050  tons in 1900.  Copper consumption in France for  the seven months ended July 31,1903,  is reported at 25,971 long tons, as  against 30,404 during the correspond-  senev months of last year.  '��� Copper consumption in Germany  for the six months ended June 30,  1903, is reported at 38,308 long tons,  compared with 37,038 during the  corresponding period of last year.  The mineral output of Mexico is  placed at $130,000,000. Exports last  year amounted to gold, $23,283,000;  silver, $69,836,000; copper, $18,836,-  399; lead, $6,140,285; other minerals,  $837,000; total $118,935,000  Phoenix Home Brewed  W  BEER  . "Brewed by a home iiiflittiliiin, Iihh proven  the ttst und ban inad�� a  Host of Friends  who testify to its Good Qualities  PHOENIX BBBWBRY,  JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.  ������-���'��� ]���.������:'. ���.,.-��������� .-,.;-  Corner Standard Ave. and Banner St. Phcenix  Some Querief.  , Do ships have eyee when  '  they uo to sea? Are there '  cpringB in the ocean's bed?  Does a "j"lly tar" ooze from  a tiee? (Jan iLriver looue its  head? What-kind of too J is a  watchman's beat?   Can an aid  lien ung her lay?. Can a poem  trip without its feet? What notes  does a banker play? Will a blacksmith's vise condemn his soul? Can  a book be white and read? To whom  Palace liverij SWes  '1 he best established and regulated hostelry in the Boundary.    We are centrally located in our hew stables with  ��� ] a complete outfit pf Saddle and Driving Horses.     The  ��� j' ���'��� best.ofrigs.      Parties  driven  to any HouiuJnry   point.  ; j The Best Lethbridge Coal Promptly Delivered.  ��� >  1,  Mclntyre & flcDonald, Props.  c  *    I1HW Mill   htlVUUV      Addition rnvvniA)  Knob Hill Avenue  Old Ironsides  Addition  Phoenix, R. C.  Numerous���Two more senatorships  are to be created. The gentlemen  with the wads must be getting pretty  numerous.���Montreal Star.  Very Queer������The Dowager Empress of China appears to be having  her annual thirst for gore. It's queer  how long the Lord lets some people  live.���Midway Dispatch.  The general impression that there  would be no large majority for either  party in the next legislative assembly,  seems to have been well founded,  from the results of last Saturday's  election. It would have been much  better had there been a more, decisive  majority for the Conservatives, or for  the Liberals had they gotten the largest  number of seats.  No Present Danger���A Canadian  premier once complained that he had  to sit on guard over the treasury with  a gun. It is different in British Columbia. There is nothing in the treasury to guard.���Nelson Economist.  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  October ZOtb It the Date.  W. Y. Williams, superintendent of  the Granby'mines of Phoenix, yesterday said that about October 20th it  was expected two new furnaces at  Grand Forks would be blown it, making six in all. This would necessitate  the increasing of the present output  of ore from 1200 to 2000 tons in each  24 hours. Speaking about the reported shortage of men in the Boundary, Mr. Williams said a short time  since men were scarce, but now he  had all he needed.���Rossland Miner.  Rock Drilling at Nelson.  There' were seven teams entered  from Ymir, Rossland, Greenwood  and the North Star mine for the'recent  rock drilling contest at Nelson. Ymir  boys captured first money by the very  narrow margin of a. quarter of an inch,  drilling 32^ inches. The Greenwood  team came 2nd with jzj^ inches and  one of the North Star teams >w?s in the  third place with 32 inches to tht'ijr credit.  The contest was. very close, as ���willf  be seen from these figures,  the first  four teams all coming within one inch  of each other.  There is no ambiguity in good advertising.  A word w;ith you Mr. Merchant���  "Advertise!"  It costs money to advertise���it costs  a darned sight more to stagnate.  The general public places put little  confidence in the advertiser who has  no confidence in himself.  The principles that bring success in  any business will, when persistently  applied, bring success in advertising.  Latest Mining  Stock Quotations,  American Boy   Ben Hur   Black Toil    Canadian (iold Fields   Cariboo, Camp McK (ex-div.)   Center Star   Denoro Mlues _   Fairvienr   Kl��hcr Maiden   Giant    Granby Consolidated ,...,,   International Coal   I,ont Pine   Morning Glory    Mountain! Lion.. ,   North Star, (IS K.)   Payne    Q"��P ,..������   Knmblcr-Cariboo    Republic   San Poll   Sullivan    Tom Thumb   War IJagle Consolidated.   Waterloo (Ass. Paid)   White Bear   ASKED  AID  4��  <%  4  3%  3  2  A'A  3tf  s  -,k  27  20  15  4  3  3%  2  2%  1  $4 5��  $3 75  52  45  4  1  2  'K  34  22  ">!��  9%  14  14  18  16  34  3��  5  3  z}4  2  55*  4  3  2  "tf  12  ���7  S'A  4  3X  THE MASTER MECHANIC'S PU"K  TAK SOAP heals and softens the skin, while  promptly cleansing it of grease, oil, rust, etc.  Invaluable for mechauica, farmers, sportsmen.  free Sample on receipt of 2c for postage. Albert  Tojjejt Soap Co., Jlfrs, Montreal.  Read the Phoenix Pioneer and get  jlll the news of the Boundary.  ���^ptyrller For Sale.  For sak, grfljf^-PreroJer No. 1 typewriter in good condi#V?n $ reason$bte  price, inquire ;at. the Pioneer offjge.      1  Subscribe to the Phoenix Pioneer  and get the best Boundary weekly.  When a traveller said that he had  jnst come from Rossland and that  nothing of the kind was in force on the  border there, he was told that the  authorities in Rossland were not  "wise" yet, with a significant smile.  The event was the talk of the entire  train of passengers, all of whom - were  most indignant at the slipshod methods  used and the indignities offered in the  name of the quarantine to the ladies  present.  w  No one complained at the fact of  the quarantine being established, but  they did at the absolute lack of what  appeared to be anything but graft in  the method of administration, which,  doubtless, was according to orders.  The utter uselessness of the entire  proceeding can be seen at a glance  Suppose there were some cases of  persons carrying smallpox germs on  their persons in that train,and suppose  every one of them were then and there  vaccinated. What was to prevent them  still bringing in the germs and distributing them all over the Boundary?  Not a single thing. Then, again, what  right has any deputy to sign a statement in the name of Dr.Westwood, of  Grand Forks, stating that a vaccination  performed a few minutes before was  successful? , Indeed, what right would  the doctor himself have to sign such a  statement until he had had the required  several days to determine the success  of the operation? What right has anyone to vaccinate except under the supervision of n competent physician?  What right have they to compel a  woman to disrobe and be vaccinated  by anyone except a qualified physician?  �����  For the sake of accuracy as to the  above state of affairs, the Pioneer refers  anyone interested to J. B. Boyle, of  Phoenix, and to C. S. Slawson of the  Hunter-Kendrick Co.,who were on the  train referred to, and can, if need be,  give the names of a; number of others  who were witnesses, as well as the railway and other officials on the tra'n-  If we are to have quarantine, lef us  have it in the name of common sense,  as well as in the so-called name of  health, and let us not make flesh of  one and fish of another, and treat  women ih the t ight manner. Gentle  reader, ;how would you like to have  your wife, sister or mother treated in  that way?; ,  does a church bell  Who   shingles a  a minstrel boy can  a  ship   Bing   its  tigers   aisk    for  prey?    Can a  due?   Is Fa-  ed thief for  hours away?  the break  foreign  pay   its  toll?  water shed? If  sing bin lay, can  ���'lay-to'?"      Do  grace when they  bugle note come  ," ther'fimeanbt-  ' stealing       the'  Can you  mend  of day?    Will a  climb make any-  one tired?    Is a  mountain climb  like >Iay?   Can  a haul of tish for  balls be  .hired?  Can donkeys feed  on  brae?    Is   a  purchase   made  when shoes are  au)ed?-Cauan  ax the rain-  bowjhue ?  If I  keep on twisting the tale I've told,  pray what will you  readers do?  Ex. ���  Through Salt Lake Gity.LeadvilJe, Pueblo,iColorado Springs and Denver, and  the famous Rocky Mountain Scenery by Daylight to all points East.  JY Post Trains Daily Bet. Ogden and Denver ^  MODERN   EQUIPMENT, THROUGH   PULLMAN   AND TOURIST  SLEEPING   CARS   AND    SUPERB    D1N1NC.    CAR   SERVICE.  STOPOVERS ALLOWED.  w.  For rates, folders and other  information, address,  McBRIDE, Gen. Agent,  124 Third St., Porland, Ore.  D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGENT,  FIRE, LIFE, ACCIDENT.  CoiumixKiouer for Jjiklug Affidavits.  Phoenix, B.  IV B.KERR,  Barrister and Solicitor,  notary public.  PHOENIX, B.C.  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A.M.  Regular communication 8 p. m. Second Thursday of each mouth.  Emergent meetings uncalled; Masonic  Hall, Morrison-Anderson Block.  G.W.RUMBKRUKR,  Secretary.  W.O.FKABKR,  W.M.  , Phoenix Federal Labor Union   -No. 155.-������     '  Meets Thursdays at 8 p. ni.at Min-  ���-������ ers' Union Hall. ���   N  LKMIKUX.Pies.      J. KIORDAN, Sec'y.  fllUENIX AbklE  NO. 158.  IcctlngH on 1'riday  .o S 301* .111., Miuvri'  Utii.ii Hill.  Visiting brethren  onliully invited.  THOS I,YO>  . l'ie��.   .  WM   HLKMINO. Secy  GEORGE GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM^  Pboeoix, B. C.  Craven-William* Hiock.cor.  1'lri.taiid Old Ironsides Ave  APPLICATION  FOR   TRANSFER  LICENSE.  OF    LIQUOR  Notice 'ih herebveiven that I will make  upi'liriiliun to llic Bmril of Lifeline  Ooiinmssioiieie of the City of Phoenix,  at -their next hiet'tiiiit, for' the transfer  of 1 he..Liquor IJcenpu now held: by tue ,  lor the "Minimi!" hotel, MtiiHte on lot  10, lilork 15, Old Irons-hies .Snh-ilivision  of l'liiii'tiix, M. C, 10 .Iiuii(!b Martlmll  and i- . I*. Shea.  Iinted   tint)  10'ir' dm-  of .lulv, A.   1).  190M.    -,-    ���   ,      .-.'''���  ' T   H. KlCIlAKOS.  APPLICATION  FOR   TRANSFER  LICENSE.  OF    LIQUOR  ��� Notiee >m hereby >rivi't> 'hut- we will  niak" apiilieatjiui 10ihe IWnlof Lieeni-e  Coniniii.wioiiei-i' i>f the ��� ity of I'lioenix  at their next nieilim: for a transfer of  the Liquor''M('(>ii>i> now held by ub for  'he "hellt-viie" hotel, eilimte on lot 18.  'ildi'k 18. Old Ironuiile Mili-ilivicion of  I'lioenix, H. C . to Alexander Griegg  and Hugh McDonald.'  Dittd this 17th dav of July, A. D.,  1903.  K.-'P. SHEA.--  JA.MKK MARSHALL.  When you do not relish your food and  feel dull and stupid after eating, all you  need is a doseof Chamberlain's Stomacli  and Liver Tableta. .They will make you  feel like a new man, mid give yon an  apoetite like a bear. For aale by all  druggists.  Administrator's Notice.  When;ybu want a physic that. Is. mild  an$ gentJe, easy to take and certain to  act, aj\vays iige Chamberlain's Stomach  and Liyer''fk))W��- ��<>r sale by all |drug-  gietp.'  IN THE COUNTY COURT Of?. YALK  In the Matter of Frederick. Turton,  deceaeed.       >    . ���'    . -,   .     ,  Notice is hereby given that bv an order made in this Honorable Court dated  the 15th day of September, A. I) 1903  the undertdgned was appointed Admin  iatrator' of the Estate of the above  ivuned Fredei iik Turton,late of Phoenix,  B. C, miner, deceased; all person* bavin v: clainiR against mid deceased are requested to send the same, duly' verlfied.  to the undersigned on or before the \*\  day of November, A, I). 1903; and all  person* indebted to the said deceased  are requited to remit the amount ol  paid indebtedness to the undersigned  forwith.  Dated at Kamloops, B. C��� the ICth  day of September, A. D. 1903.  Alkc. D; Macintvrb,  Official Administrator  County of Yale, Kamloopn, B. C  THEMILWAUK  A familiar name for the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. PaulItailway, known all  over the .Union na the Great'Railway  running the Vl'joneer Limited" trains  every day and night between 8t. Paul  and Chicago,' and Omaha and Cbjcago,  "Tho only perfect trains hi tjiu, world."  Understand: Connections��� are made  with AUTraiiBtontineiital Lines, assuring to passengers the beat service known.  Luxurious coaches, electric lights, steam  heat, of a verity equaled by no other  line..-.. -''" .- -'���__'"  See that your ticket reads via "The  Milwaukee" when going to any' point In  the United States or Canada. All ticket  agents sell them.  For rates, pamphlets, or other. iKttef^  (nation, address, , '��� '     ^fr  R. L. Ford, .H.9#.;1^owe,  Trav. Pass. Agt., sGeiujrjsl Agent,  8POKAN8.WN. PQ��,'iI,ANI>,<m  You SHouW Read  THBPHOENII  The L,eadkig ^eekly  of the Bourifdatry.  ^OREGON  Snowline  and union Pacific  ONLY LINE  EAST   VIA  Salt Lakie and Denver.  Two Trains Daily;  - Steamship tickets to Kurope and other  foreign com triec.  Leaves  Uaily  Spokane Time Schedule.  Kflcctive Dec. 3j 190J  Arrives  Dsily  Published in the Heart of the Greatest Gold  Copper belt of British Columbia.  the entire Boundary shipped ,500,000 tons of ore,  nearly every ton of,w|iinh was reduced by  BOUNDARY SMELTERS  Phoenix camp alone shipped 330,006 tons of ore  last year.  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All orders receive prompt attention. ..  )����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  PALACE EXCHANGE STAGE  LINE.  Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  Leave Phoenix ac ro a. m.   .     Leave Greenwood at 3 p. in.  Thursdays and Saturdays.  FOUR-FOOT WOOD   FOR  SALE.  tfi.i','-'        A. S. 4 PAWt Proprietor.  : HAS OPENED A ,  i Carriage and Wagon Shop  IN CONNECTION WITH TH E BLACKSMITH  SHOP.  Contracting and Building,  Jobbing Promptly Attended to,  Full Line of Hard Woods.   Shop on Dominion Avenue,.....,  John McNairtif Prospector, v  By SID HOWARD.  ]!f~\ '����^ oid John MeN^lrn -la'down?  1 tm,- from Whiteftsh'to see about  IT    hls m,l?ie...  Whlteflsh,a-'map-i  ^���^     forgotten!. station  up  on  the'  ,.,.-   - north ���sh'ore.-be'-It'known, Is  John's postofflce.'ad-dress;, and '.���where,1  tiring of the w6ods''aria'Ku?rt'ry for the  Sflntle   ways'   bf   civilization   and . the  sight of petticoats ai.d clean, smooth''  faces, John cornea to.camp In the sec-  tlonmen's house..an<i watch the'trains  go by.   Two passenger trains' a. day,  one from the east and the other going  back there��� the east where Pie money  : Is, where   the   soft-mannered, gentle-  voiced women are, from  whom 'John,  having lived all his lite in the woods/  Is now forever cut off.  For that 1b the saddest part of John's  life. He is absolutely alone. His friends  are dead or lost, and the relatives of  his boyhood away down; on the St.  Lawrence; All the days of, his manhood John has cUve/it in the wilderness.  In the lumber woods of; the Gatlneau  and far up at, the head waters of the  Ottawa, where the mighty river rises  on the lower Canada side.. At the time  of the construction, the great' birth  epoch of the;West, the building of the  C.r.R., John found himself with the  'trestle gang at Whlteflsh. And when  the last rail was laid and the North  Shore section was finally, after laborious years, complete, John took his  money, made up, his pack and struok  north Into the w.oods. It was a new-  country, and he Intended to make a  "stake" some day; then, In' the hazy  future, go back east, marry maybe, and  settle'down. He had a girl back there  once, but she died. So John didn't care  much where he went for a while. As  he said,'"There w.ns'no strlngs'on him."  There were;no strings on him then, and  there are none on hihi now'. B'ut sometimes, after playing the m'6uthorgan to  '.him In his little log shack at night, he  used to tellme that he "sort of wished  he hud somebody belongln' to ,hlm.".  "But I've'waited too,iong, I guess,"  he'd say. "Nobody'd take to me .now;  a:wild man b'.the woods like me." '  \Kz'& smile and sigh at the same time,  with that Jovs/b.le gentleness that belonged to him in splte'of'his sfrizzled,  weather-beaten face,   ���   :��� ���  'fpo you think," he'd-say," lighting  his pipe and holding his hands so" as  to'-" half hfde his face, "do you think  there be's any old spinsters,.or..wldowV  women, down there in Toronto .who'd  be wlllln' to sta\e out a claim up,here  with a feller like rhe?> I guess jnotV  > k4t\&iim   EOR   THANSFER   OF-'-, UJ&O*  --.    -Zfc.  5 ;V���iicE��St."*.  .'. '  -.' Nulli'o i�� I'lTi-liy given Mint we will  in-.tk��'aiipli iu ion to il.e board of UceriHe  Comiuii.-doner* <>f tin'City of I'licie'nix.  at. tlu-ir tii'Xt mct'timr, f��r �� tranpferof  lh>' l.iiji\'"' I/i'-hhb helil Iiy iih for the  "Mii|il.' Leuf" hotel, situate on lot fl.  block 1. t>'l Imiwi'li'R pnb-diviwoii <>j  1'hoi'iiix. 11. C. to John Hurtiniiti and  August .1. Piluer.  Dated thir" 25th (lav ot .In I v. 11)01).  ALKX. (4RKI��ttI  -h. McDonald,  i Greenwood liquor!  ;sra COMPANY ===   Aueiil for   PABST AND  CALGARY  A Remarkable Record.  Chamberlain's Cmiirh -���Kemedy has a  reiiiiiika'ile record, it has been in un-  for over thirty years, during which time  niunv million botlleijTmve been Hold ami  used'. It hue huttf been the standard and  main reliance in the treatment of croup  iu thousands of homep.vetdining all llii.-  tinie no cam! lias ever been reported I"  the uianufact mere in which it failed to ef  feet a cure. When given as soon ae til-  child becomes hoarse or even up soon as  thecrotipv cootrh appems, it will prevent the attack. It is pleasant to take,  many children like it. It contains no  opium or other harmful substance and  may he given as confidently-to a i-iihy n-  toiin adult,   l-'or sale by all  diuagists..  GREENWOOD  R. GRKIOER,  Mitugcr (MM*  Phoenix Shoe Shpp.  All  Work Guaranteed,  Imported Goods.  KINK HOOTS ANO SHOPS  MADE TO  OKOKK.  PRACTICAL    MINERS'  ANO   PROSPECTORS'SHOES   A  SI'KCIAl.TV.  Shop  Doiniiiion  Avenue.  JOB PRINTING  We do  the kind you want, ���  hut which you rarely see ���  the kind that is Neat, Clean,  Original mid Effective,  This the only completely  equipped Printing establishment in the Boundary occupying its'own building.  Can we print for you?  ���PIONEER PUBLISHING  Phoenix, B. C.  CO::  Ran a NaM Through His Hand.  While opening a bos. J. C. Mount, <��'  Three Mllo Hav, N. Y., run a ten penny  nnil through the IIchIiv pail of hi^ liuini.  "1 thoiiubt at once of all the nam and  hoii'Iiuhm this would cause inc." be suys.  "ninl iiniiiediately applied Chamberlain's Pain liuini and occasionally afterwards. To tin huiprise it removed all  pain and soieJiess and the injured pails  were soon healed." F-ir sale by all  dni(;izistis.  verybody ren^embeT- tb,at  ��^ay th9ir minds will ^9 if ^J  a^n money and deposit it with the  ASHBH   TOWNSHIPS CAflfl. wixere it wiU  arn interest at 3%.    Rate paid by  very leading. Bank in Canada,  stablished in 1=859,  When you  read the -  And Botmdary Mining Journal,  ,eh?_  \\.- His face would brighten when >e  assured him there were plenty, $' of  unmarried ladles who would be <only  too glad to,have iUm. He smiled always, but he didn't-,-believe It,..and  neither - did.we.    He had -waited' too  !%���;     y..'. ;.        '���' - Vfe  ''Ttiere.was one time |��ere,v'-j)e said  once, *'J ;had an' ambitionftb'jbpard up  the floor, but I" never dohe:'it."i.'  Two^lnch cracks between "0ie squared  spruce', logs -Which, now separate John  fromrthe bare earth make hfs.sji'ack a  decidedly precarious place, when, it  /comes -to dropping ' little , things for  which one has "any immediate requirement. ...  "A man grow�� 'careless," explained  John. "You're easily ' satisfied when  you're by yourself. It's let. her go,  Casey, any ways at a)l; good enough,  .jood enough!",  ., ��,\?: ;���., ][ ,   ;-'."  He show'ed'rhe a photograph one time  of'-hlmstlf tiefor* he1 became" a prospector���before    the    construction,    as  they   date   things- up -on   the   North  Shore.   It pictured a straight, ylgo'rous  man, with- a'stfong, clean-sh?iv,ed chin  ���irid a full moustache. Evidently roughing (t in the bush had  begun to tell  Jurlng  the   last   years.,   John   was   a.  much older man than, the photo showed'  ���older  than   the^yoars'since   tt  was  taken  should  have,' carried  him.    He  handed me another picture too, a faded  .intype affair, of a, woman.   He didnU  tell'me anything about that one.  -Good  old  John!    Owner  of'two  or  three mlr ng locations that he half believes will one day make him a millionaire.   If., he lives long enough  they  may, but he's'-lived the heavier end] of  his life already".    The. North.Shore Is  not   a   poor' marl's   country,1.  Money  makes mo., y  the world over,  and it  lakes capital to crush, the" gold out of  the low-grade ore of the North Shore.  But John hunts and traps and works  in.the other mines of the district, and  waits.   In the summer he goes'out Into  the woods and  the splintered^ granite  .Yiills algne with his giin and:his pack-  sapk for weeks at a time, living- on pork  and    biscuit ' and , .fried    "pa'trldge,"  rapping afrock'expdsures with h|s geologist's hammer or crushing quartz in  an Iron  bow)-and  washing it  out to  look for-"cb)ors" In the dregs. He hopes  that  the peoplS.down  east  will take  a hold spme time.sc-Qn. and put their  money Into  the country arid, make It  hum, /'How are you pannin'?" Is his  "hpw\do' you do,"��� and;.when'you return the question   he is always cheer-,  ful In his reply, "Pretty good."   "She's  bound  to boom," /he 'says   when  you  ask -al jutprospects In the North Shore  count!y,-    "She can't help  It.     Man,  dear, Hie mlr'   ^tl's here, ain't it?'!..,'j-  And   recently*  he,rjcame:-: to, town"!  Good old John,with..hls camp-stalneot  pack-sack Instead of a trunk, and,the  rough,.square-cut suit of tweed he'f(rr  dered from the department store pataT.  logue flv'e'years ago.   But he dis'da'b'ie4  a "collar, just as he dlsdaihefl (he VYBter  they olTefef} li!in after'his .whiskey. He  put' up   In   a  good  down-town   hotel,  gave the manager his money to put In  the sate, and hung uneasily about the  smoking-room,  going In  to  his nicala  with welcome relief.    They set halt a  dozen knives and forks to each place  at that hotel, btit John glveshls order  to His Dress-suited Haughtiness���who  would   most  surely die  If  It  came  to  carrying a hundred-pound pack over a  portage���with the <<ulet natural dignity'  of   simplicity.     He   doesn't   go   nt i^  through the course, John.   His idea is  merely to  coal  up,  to eat  what  will  keep him working.   Meat arid bread an<!|  potatoes���and,   '.'Hey,  young  feller,   a  dish  o'   tea"^-that's  all   he/calls  for)  and he eats with his li'nlfe.as an iirj-  ^fTected matter bf cpurse.'   And then'a,  pipe.    Tea and  tobacco, are a^out (hij  (j'nly artlf|c|al piiiiries to be' had In the  blish-   Sunshine and fine weather are  the  greatest   comforts,, but   they , are  doled out spasmodically, by nature.   A  brush   bed   and   a   "white-man's   fire"  may be had for the swinging of an axe,  but tea and tobacco come under a different head. 'John/ pends' as utterly  upon tea as a nervi us old woman of  Bixty.   But lie couldn't find his tobacco  the "ther day.  "    .ve you sot a cigar?"  he asked  finally. ���    .''������''  .... I had two pur's mild Hayani*. wfclcl)  -�� <iuarter had provided especi��lly tox  this occasion ��� cooK' mellow Hfteen-  centers/: I passed hfrri one. John-had  his old black pipe in his teeth. He'  took the cigar, and before I could stop  him he had cut half of it up and  packed It into his-pipe.  "Good heavens, -John!" I said.  '���Here's half a p'lug-df.T, &, B.":  -"This is Just as good," Bald John,  holding his "six-day" match In the  hollow of his brown leathery hands.  "I'm, Just come .out to settle/up my  afralrs/*-he explained.1 "I've put It;all  in the hands .of/my l'yer. Boon's he  says I'lln go���shake* hands���good-bye  r ���away I go.'.'. ���       ...  ���"\VeH, you'll stay and see the Duker'  I said.      ���;���  -- "Qh, I've seen hundreds o* men,":  said John. ,"I seen his father': close as  you are, up in Ottawa. ��� He was Just a  man. Men's men wherever-you go. The  Dook o'. Cornwall's - train stopped at  Whlteflsh for coal, and water when!  >vas comin' down.  I was gittin' shaved  , in the section house and I didn't come  out. I wasn't goin* to let him see me  just out o' the woods,'not shaved up'or  nothin'. Besides. I've seen lots o' men,  thousands of 'era.",., ; ��� .'  '.'It's a dyke this time, a mile and a  s Half straight across country, with gold,  silver and copper. '  : "This man knows about whiskey,  don't he, and feedln' people to make  'em fat? I've gained seven pounds  since I been here.   It's his business."  ��� CJohn and the hotelkceper are already  fast friends, and John's going to send  Mm down some "pa'trldge.") "Well, I  know about ''nicks, and quartz, and  minin', don't I? .It's my business.  Well, get down .."where' the rock is wet  and she's good,' she's flrst-rate. It's  ihe truth.   I know, don't I?   Look!"  John Is loaded down with quartz  specimens. He must be carrying pouno"��  -around with him.  He pulled out a jagged  fragment as big as  his fist and  Hashing with yellow blotches.  "Mile and a half she goes,  up and  ;dbwn, across cricks and everything.  An' nobody knows, nothin' about It,  Government nor nobody.   But my l'yer  ''says  the money's  all  In   real   estate.  ���There ain't no money fer minin'."  ���"Come :and have something comfortable, John," I said,'.'"to meind us of bid  Idaxs on the survey." .  "All right," exclaimed he, with his  peculiarly cheerful emphasis on the  ������all,','        ..   ii.-It may be a mine ostensibly, but 1  fancy If'  loneliness that's at the bottom of John's "comin' out"  this fall.  ^Eor he confided to me presently that  'he'd like to meet.,a "nice, sociable gal  "afore] he went.back'north."  . . And if ariyZ-nlce, sociable spinster  doesn't mind a one-roomed,.log-walled,'  :ar-paper-roofed cabin,  with  two-Inch  cracks in the floor, she might do worse.  For she'd get one of the-far-fabled  ���'nature's gentlemen" in Old John Mc-  Nalrri���philosopher, dry humorist, prospector and backwoodsman.  One Can of  Victor  Brand  Evaporated  Cream  will tell the story better than  many words.  Victor Cream is fully  equal to the richest fluid  cream;  No other brand compares  with it for all household  purposes. It is simply the  purest of Jersey Cream with  the water evaporated.  Hfd by Chtrlottttown Condeniti Milk  Co., Chirloltetown, P.E.U  lion MHng works  JAS    McCREATH, Prop  fOJ3BERS IN WINES, BEEP AND CIGARS  Sole Agents for Helcliwjuellen Scltem' Illuc Label Brand the most  healthful mid rcfrctliing of Mineral Waters.  GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B: C  Phone Order* Solicited.  1 SPOKANE, V. OCT. 5 TO 13  Grasshoppier Bricks For Hens.  :/~r. RASSHOPPERS are being put to  \fr' a new use out in Nebraska. The  ���Vil farmers have killed incredible  numbers of ,them by the help of  'a machine which Is,- perhaps, the most  effective ever devised for the purpose.  it;.-,is calle'ci a "hopperdozer," and Is  nothing more nor. less than a large flat:  pan, with a. small amount of kerosene  contained In a depression.in the.rear  part of, it. The contrivance, being attached to a-horse,.-is pushed along Iri  front of the animal as the latter is  driven across the fields. Pretty nearly  every grasshopper is encountered,  jumps upon the pan, and is promptly  suffocated by th�� kerosene.  1 TMs Ingenious Instrument has been  In use for a number of years in parts of  the West, but hitherto it has not occurred to the farmers to make any use  of the 3ead grasshoppers. Most com-'  monly they were burned, though some  more enterprising agriculturists turned  a portion ot them to account as poultry-  :'eed. They": found that the hens liked  them exceedingly; for: It'is a fact that  a grasshopper.is to''a hen what a can-  vasback duck'ls to a human epicure���  Che very choicest and most esteemed  of delicacies.  Hence the Idea which la now being  developed on a.commercial scale. The  grasshoppers, after being killed by the  hopperdozer, are left in winrows in the  fields, where they are soon dried. When  they- have been exposed, to the sun for  a sufficient time to reduce them to a  properly desiccated condition they are  gathered up with rakes, shoveled Into  carts, and conveyed to a shed, where  chey are put into a press somewhat resembling an ordinary cheese-press, and  converted:Into solid bricks.  The bricks are shipped in quantities  io poultry-raise.^.\yho find.this new  kind of hen-provettder most satisfac-  :ory, and they are anxious to get more  of it. Apparently, it is a great encour-  ager of egg-production.  It is not necesi-a; y to grind the bricks  before- feeding-the .stuff to the chtck-  >ns, but merely to break them Into  ;>leces and soften with water.  -TENTH  ANNUAL  INTERSTATE TAIR  MORE THAN 530,000 IN PREMIUMS  GREATEST ATTRACTIONS AND BIGGEST  AMUSEMENT FEATURES EVER SECURED,,  Agricultural Exhibits Stock Show Fruit Fair Mining Department Fine Arts Display EIGHT DAYS RACING  Over 300 horses entered Big event each day '$10,000 in  purses Down Town Street, Carnival Every Night .- Vaudeville Specialties and High Class Circus Features  special Low   Rales on All Railroads  Concession Privileges for Pale. '   Write for Premium Lift.  H. G. .ST1MMEL, Secretary and Manager.  ,  \W*  PROCLAMATION.  [L. S.]  HENRI G. JOLY de  LOTBINiKliE  Lieutenant-Governor.  CANADA. '  PROVINCE   OF   BRITISH   COLUM-  ������"BiA. ;���,.������������    -��� -������  KUWARD VII., by the Grace of God. of tl.i  United Kingdom of Great Britain ami Irt  land and ol the British Dominions beyouc  the Seas, King, Defender of the faith, etc.  etc., etc.. .  Toall to whom these presents shall come���Grei I  ing.  A. K. McPhitlips, Attorney-General  W'HERKAS we linvetliouglit fit to cancel the  '* , proclamation benrinc date of the 16U1 day  of June, iyo3, convoking the I.eRislattve Assem  blyof the I'rovirceof rlrili��h Columbia for the  .lispatch of business on Thursday the the 2i��t  day of January, one thousand nine hundred and  four, and in lieu thereof to issue this our proclamation.  Now know ye, that for divers causes and con-  ���iiderations. and   taking into consideration the  ease and convenience of Our loving subjects. We  have thought fit, bv and with the advice of Our  Executive Council   of the Province of British  Columbia, to hereby convoke, and by these presents, enjoin von. and each of you. that on Thurs-  atly.the twenty-sixth davof November, onethofts-  ahd nine hundred and three, you meet Us il| Om  ���laid  Legislature, or  Parliament   or  the said  Province at Our City of Victoria, for the dispatch  if business, 10 treat, do, net ane] conclude, upon  those things which, in Our Legislature of the  Province of British Columbia, by the common  :ouncil of Our said Province may; by tile favour  of God be ordained.   .  In Tkstimqny   Wukiikop, We have  cnuseii  these Our Letters to be made Patent and tli��  Great Seal of Our said Province to be hereuu  to affixed:  Witness, the Honourable Sir IIksri GU-  T/VVE   JOLV   HE   LOTUINIERK,    K.   C.   M.   G..  Lieutenaut-Goveuor of Our said Province ol  Briti.ih Columbia, at Our Government Housi-  in Our city of Victoria, in Our said Province  this fifth dav of September, ill the yeni  of Our Lord one thousand nine, hundred and  three, nud In the third year of Our Reign.  By Command,  R. F. GREEK,  Provincial Secretary  JI MiCAULAJ-  GTY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  >j��j��       PHOENIX, B.G.  CONSERVATIVE PLATFORF;  (Adopted at Revelstoke, Sept. 13th. low )  1.   That this convention reaffirms (Ji��  policy of the party in matters 01 provin  tial roads and trails; the ownership an .  i-ontrol of railways and thedevelopmen'  of the agricultural reeoureesof the pro\  ince as laid down iri tho.platform adopt  ed in October, J8fl9, which is as follovn.  ���   "To actively aid in the construe tiouo)  trails thronghout the undeveloped  po: -  tioim of the province and the biii.'dmcoi  provincial trunk roadn of public necet  sity.  "To adopt the principles of government ownership of railwnvB in so far a-  the circumstances of the provime wi-  admit, and the adoption of the prim ipic  that no bnniiB should be granted to unv  railway company which does iiot p  the government of the province conti 1!  hf_ rates over lines bonused, together  with the option of purchase.  '^To acth-ely apsist by state aid in ilie  development of the agricultural resoucc  of the province.       -..���  ' 2.' That in the meantime and unti'  the railwav policy above set forth oar.  be accomplished, a general raihwu att  be passed, giying freedom to construct  railways under certain approved regula  tioiiM, analogous to the system that has  resulted in' such 'extensive- railway con  Htruction in thy United States, ��ith er  much a'l vantage to trade and commerce.  3.   That to encourage the mining industry, the taxation   of metalliferous  mines si.oil Id be, on the, basis of a percentage on the net profits.   >  .4. That the government ownership  of telephone systems should be brought  about as a first step in the acquisition  of public utilities.  5. That a portion of every coal area  hereafter to be disposed of should be reserved'from Bale or lease, so that state-  owned mines may he easily accessible, 11  their operation becomes necessary or ad  visable.  G. That in pulp land leases pros ision  : hould be made for reforesting and that  Heps should be taken for the general  I reservation of forests by guarding  wrainst the wasteful destruction of tanner.       : '....,  7. That the legislature and government of the province should persevere  in the effort to secure the exclusion of  Asiatic, labor.  8. That the matter of better terms 111  the way of subsidy and appropriations  for the" province should, be vigoronslv  pressed upon the Dominion government.  9. That the silver-lead industries of  the province be fostered and encouraged  by the imposition, of increased customs  dutieson lead and lead products impoit-  ed into Canada, and that the Consena-  tive members" of the Dominion House be  urged to8npportariy measure introduced  for such a purpose. ���  10. That as industrial disputes almost  invariably result in great loss and 1113111 y  both to the parties directly concerned  and to the public, legislation should be  passed to provide means for an amicable  adjustment of such disputes between  employers and employees.  11. That it is advisable to foster th<-  manufacture of the iaw'products ol thj  province within the province aB far as  practicable by means of taxation on the  said raw products, subject to rebate o'  the same in whole or part when .manu.  factured in British Columbia.  MINERAL ACT.  HU Mfjrriarre Fee.  A poor pqup,\e living'in. the ?3rri^ralCi  ,,)e went tq the prles.1, for marriage,  und were met V\\h a demand for the  marriage fee. It was not forthcoming.  Both the, consenting-parties were rich  in love and In their prospects, tout destitute of financial resources. The father was obdurate.  .">.'o money, no marriage."  ,   "Give me lave, your riverence," said  the blushing bride, "to go and get tho  money." ���  It was given, and she sped forth on  the delicate mission of raising a marriage fee out of .pure nothj.ig. After a  short interval she returned^' with the  sum of ni.pTney, and the" cck mony was  completed to the satisfaction of all.  When the parting" w;as taking place the  newly-made \v^fe' see'iriedf'a" $ttle uneasy. '���  "Anything on ypiir. ridnrj, Qa{herlne?"  said the fathcj-. ' ��� -  . ''VyeU, ypup rlverenee, I would luce  to know If this marriage could not bo  spoiled now?"  "Certainly not, Catherine. ' No man  can put you asunder."  "Could you not do It yerself, father?  Could you not spoil the marriage?"  "No, no, Catherine. You are past  me now. I have nothing more to do  with your marriage." .  "That alses me mind," said Catherine, "and God bless your reverence.  There's the ticket'" for ydtyr hat. I  tllckedZ It iiipfn'.the, lobby a,nd, pawned  fc  PROCLAMATION,  [L.S.] HENHI G- JOLY UK LOTBINIERK,  Lleutenant-Governoi  CANADA.  PROVINCE OK BRITISH COLUMBIA.  1-DWAK1) VII., bv the Grace of God, ol tin  United ���Kingdom of Great Britain and inland and of the British Dominions beyond  the Seas, King Defender of the Faith, etc .  etc., etc.  To Our faithful the Members elected lo serve  in tile Legislative Assembly of Our I'ruvinct  of British Columbia, at Our City of Victoria-'  (.���reeling:  A PROCLAMATION.  A. K. Mcl'hillips, Altorney-General.  A\'II1-:HHVS we have tlV'Ugl^ fit to  cancel  the  >'    iiroclniiiiitloii'lifttriins'laiatlie U'M' dav ol  Jane  19.1.1 directing the issue of write cOlt.n,g  a  new l.eulsliulvi'Assembly w\wV ynls \yerf tli-  rected 10 beur d:ite tl\e i^hday (it July, and 111  lieu thereof to'issuei.'.is,ou,r t'rocla.ttui wlienby  We do inoky Viipwu <\'\r Koyal will and  pleiisure to' aitl' a new Legislative Assembly  uf Our said" pU'vim*'; ��ni1 >h> further declare Hint Viv thendviee of Our Executive Con 11  ciluf Hri\isliColuml"iii. We luce this duy given  orders for issuing Our writs iu due form, for eul,  ing :i new l.cgislntlve Assembly ofOiir said I'rm  Slice, which writs are lo bear dale of ihe fllt:i day  ��� I September, A. 1>. I9"t. and of lie rrturiinlile  on or befort Ihe second day of November, one  thousani' nine huiulrcd and three.  In testimouv whereof, We have ca.1sc1MI1c.se  ���ur letters to'be uiinle patent, and the Git  of the said I'rovinc to lie hereunto affixed  Witness, the Honourable Sir Henri Guslavc  lrly de I.otbiniere. K ':. M. G.. Lieiiteuaul-Gov-  etiurof Our said 1'iovince (ifttritis.li Coimuliia,  iu Our Cilv of Victoria, iu 0,i\r nftid r-rovii:ce, this  fifth day of September, in Hie Year of our Lord  one thousand nine'Tiuudval and three, and inthe  third year bf Ow reign.   My command.  R. F. GREEN,  rrovineial Secietary.  TPICKETS  TO ALL POINTS  East and West   VIA '���'������.  Great  Northern  Railway  SHORT LINE  St. Paul, Dululh, Minneapolis, Chicago,  AND ALL POINTS EAST.  Seattle, Victoria, Tacoma and Portland,  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST  POINTS.  Through Palace and Tourist Sleepers.  Dining and Bullet Smoking Library  *) Fast Trains at Convenient Hours *)  �� Bet. Spokane and Puget Sound ��  For rates and folders and full information regitrdiny; trips call on or address  unv nuent. V. V. & K.or S. F. A X. Rvs.  A.B.C.Dksnistox,       H.Huandt,  G.W. P. A., ' C.P &T. A.,  Seal tie. Wash. Spokane Wi  CEIITIF1CATE OF IMPBOVEMENTS.  Notice.  "Gipsy" Mineral Claim, situate in the Green  ood Mining Division of Vale District.  ' AVhere located-iu Greenwood Caia'p.",  TAKE NOTICE that I. Isaac H. Hallett i-  agent for John Mitlligau, Free Miner's Certific itr  No. R80173, intend, sixty days from date lureol  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate  of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  a Crown grant cf the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuaucc  of such certi6cate of improvements.  Dated this 13th day of July. A. D. 1903.  I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  Notice.  Denver Mineral Claim situate iu the Greenwood  Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located, in Greenwood camp.  Take notice that I, Albert K. Ashcroft. V. M.  (1. No. H55279, acting as agent for A. A. Mcintosh.  Free Miner's Certificate No. B55241, and W. H.  Speuce, Free Miner's Certificate No 80267 intend  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining-Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of thcabove claim.  Andlurther take notice that action,under section 37,11111st be commenced beforetheissuanceof  such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 3rd dav of Augie t, ,903,  ALBERT E. ASHCROFT, P. L. S.  w    ,1, , t',,,,.1,1.. in kecpinc posted on Boundary Mining Matters.  You'll have no trouble mke q   g , ^ ^ Co.,Phornix, B.  Simply send a $2 bill for )'^rh  C.  He Learned a (jrca( Truth,  It ii* said of.Tohn Wesley ,tljiit he.onoe  said to Mistre.��s Wesley; ('W'liy do you  tell that child ilie same thing over and  over again?" Mrs. Wesley: "Because  once telling is not. enough." It. is for  tlii�� same reason that you are told again  und again that Chainherlain's Cough  Remedy cures colds and grip; that  it counteifle.'o any tendency of these diseases to result in pneumonia, and that  it is pleasant and safe to take. Fotsale  by all druggists. 3  tfvycB His Life la a Neighbor's Kindness.  ���'.. Mr;' D. P.- DtyUKhertv, well known  throughout Mereer and Summer counties, W. Yii_, most likely owes his life to  tlit) kiiftlnessof a neighbor. He was almost hopelessly afllicted with diarrluea;  wits attended by two physicians who  gave him little, if any, relief, when a  neighbor learning of hi�� serious condition, brought him a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera, artd Diarrhoea  Kemedy, which cured him in less than  twenty-four hours. For sale by al|  druggists. ....  Reduced Summer L'xcursion Rates.  '('he Penvei & Rio Grande, popu-  l:nly kiiown as the "Scenic Line of  the World," hns umuiunced greatly reduced round-nip i.ites from Pacific  (jiast points for the benefit of teachers  who will spend their vacation in the  east, and delegates toall the prominent  conventions���N. E. A., at Bosion; A.  (). U. W'., at St. Paul; B. P. O. E���  at Haltiinore; Woodmen of Ameiica,  at Indianapolis; Kagles at New York;  Mystic  Shriner, at   Saratoga  Springs;  111 testimony   .*uti-."i,   -��� ^    -    ���---   - ���;���- _ .       .,. ,    ...     ..       .  Ourleltersto be madepatent, and the 1.veal Seal j ^,  0f   P,  at    LolllSVllle, and    I.   P.  A.,  at lndianapoils.  Tickets at the teduced rales will be  liased U[>on one fare for the round  trip, but will be sold only on certain  days. These tickets will carry stopover piivilegesou the going trip, giving  passengers an opportunity to visit Salt  Lake City, Glenwood Springs, Colorado Springs and Denver; and will be  good to return any time within ninety  days. Passengers going via the Denver & Rio Grande are given the privilege of returning via a different route.  For a rate to the point, you wish to  go, and for dates, of snle and othei  particulars, a.s_ well as for illustrated  pamphlets, write  \V. C. McHRIDE, Gen. Agt.,  124 Third St., Portland,Or.  ^4_f++++^+4-��>^Hf-*-f*+-M-��-��-'M-M-��  Phoenix Bakery,  Phoenix Street.    "Phone 53,  We make good bread,     Try it,  ��� ... .C. XV. GREER, Proprietor  Grand Forks,   Phoenix  and Greenwood  STAGE  J. !���'. KOYER,       :        :  LINE.  :        l'toprielor.  beginning Tune 1st, leave (ireemvoii��t Rt 6a.111  and Phoenix at 7:3011.111 : arrive al e.ritud HorkS'.  10:30 a ill., leave (itand Forks 3:-!$ V. m..arriving  at I'hneliix 7 p. 111., und litccuwoud at 8. p. 111.  Connects both ways with Great Noitheru trains.  Fair -Grand Forks to Phoenix, $2 i">o: Phoem.v  to Oreeuwood. 50c; 'Ireenwoud 10 I'liueuix, $i co  tlu-ewood lo tl: and Forks, $3. (luice iu Gi'teii"  wood, til Norlhertl Telt-critph office. In Phoenix, MeKae Uros. ,S: Smith. In tlraiul Forks,,  lit. NnrlliL-r otlices. For express rates, iuiiuiie  ctaituer uflice.  Practical Horseshoeing, Blacksmithlng,  Dominion Ave., Phoknix, B.C.  i��-M^4-4>^^-M-��������^��������tttttt. 'em alo��g and ��et >'olli mon^.'  Cotton rags wanted at  the  Pioneer  pffice.     Hdghest  price  paid.     Bring  Special Round Trip Rates.  Between June 4U1 and August 261I11  the Illinois Cential will sell rctind nip-  tickets from Oregon ami Washington:  points to Chicago, Cairo, Memphis:  and New Orleans at greatly reducedi  rates.  Tickets good for thiee months. Going limit ten days. Returning limit:  ten days alter starting west.. Stopover-  privileges either way, west of the Missouri river.  Sale dates are arranged to be convenient lor delegaies to convention* of  National Educational Association, at:  Boston; Elks, at Baltimore,! Woodmen,,  at Indianapolis; Eagles, at New York:'.  Shriners.at Saratoga;Knights of Pythias  al Louisville and Commercial Travelers at Indianapolis.  You can take your choice of sixteeiu  different routes. Write us. We will!  cheerfully give you any detailed inl'01-  mation you want.  B. H. Tkumihju.,  142 Third St.,.  Portland, Ore:.  Gan you, make a better present to  our eastern friends than a subscription  .tp.tbe ?hoeaix Pioneer for a yeai?  ,lr... ._, ���__^w -^v" ���, tiv,"twt ���.-,������ t-�� !��� T,-w.rrs-n- ���ir"!���"j���-.-���,- rrr -���-?ru  ��� ��� j   ,-^���Tmrrs���m~'r"C^S^77T^���"vT������ --;--,-.-1-; -7-���y T".���r>    -_7���T ���5-"T~'"'.T *r " "T." "-"^77^ ~ -".^ T-1"'"'  Tl.L I.U  IM.'i'ii mm J.J1     .. U.U      ' "���{*  ��� ��� ���       l*   ������    '    , '    �����������" I " '    "   " '   '    ,      .' '^"i .   '."���!������   '.i' Y"    ''     ��"�����       ���  '  "   ���" ��� ��  +���"�� *     ���'a' ���'..-'��� ���-���-"��*-������-�� ��       '" '   i   '��- *      ' '���      ������*��*;���     1< Vr"t       ������-V    "    .   "* in"    'V      ���   - ��   t.,,-"     * \l , ' -.   .'I      ��Ji     -. -,   I.,-- "   -    /��� *-���'-���,.'  ���"3 i��<$  3X?  Jt <a  b'4  V ;?  Si';*  I      X"if  , "A  fs/  t;  \yr  i" "St  ys>  I.   "  ifc       *"'    "���   *I   *       *    "  ���*     I " 'n   >*,l i        j 4 IU  Wit:  ft A  rat'  'v-fi"  mi  K:  ���M  9  P  f��  if a  -if'i  I  H  IS H  ill  ffln  Hi  tiM  II v  'll'  III ���'  H  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  MATTERS OF GEN--  ERAL INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  Granby Exchange, house furnishings.  Dr. Mathison will be in his office,  Bank Block, Oct. io to 14.  Wm. Spier was up from Grand Forks  last Thursday.  The first snow of the season reached  Phoenix last Sunday morning  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  ". UK?  Dr. Simmons, dentist, postoffice blk.  Hens for sale. Apply to Mrs. W.  B. Willcox.       -'���;���"���'.  E. E. Miller, of Seattle, representing  the Westinghou.se. Electric and M'fg  Co., of Pittsburg, spent several days  in the mining centre of the Boundary  this week. - ������"  *0LL7* PODRIDA.*  Mayor Rumberger has been visiting' . E" f ^onMte agent of the Ham,  the Spokane Interstate fair this week. | ^ ]>���d^<>-*�� southern  British  w    ����� �� ��fu jm'j     ,   ,Columbla.was��v the city Thursday;  Mrs. W. B. Willcox and littledaugh- accomnanted by his  bride)  who w��  ter have been spending a few days in former,y Mks B. Routh>  of Montreal"  Spokane.  "Hot things"���Heating Stoves in  various styles and prices. Granby  Exchange.  Rev.MacColl, formerly of Columbia,  has taken up his work at Moyie, in  East Kootenay.  XV. H. Dorman, postoffice inspector  for the mainland, was a visitor in the  Boundary recently.  Miss Maud DeSpain, of the local  telephone office, has been , visiting in  Spokane this week.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, will be at his  Theyare making their home in Nelson.  Royer's new stage, which went on  the run to Grand Forks last Sunday  for the first time, is one of the most  comfortable vehicles ever placed in  use in the Boundary. Four horses are  used, and twelve passengers can be  carried.  Chicago scientists have discovered  a new food which makes everything  grow large . and/ have christened it  lecithin. Although its value as a food  has just been discovered the compound has been used for ages by Chicago girls in footbaths.  *.. ''-'''  The King of Yap has just died and  left a million.    He was not a museum  spieler,   but the white rhonarch bf a little island in the Pacific.  ���ft _-__ HWWVW&  ���'��� ������.  ���  I  ChurcH Services  Tomorrow.  li��fif aod tfeavy Drayiof. |  Dry Wood for safe?    ��  sW.H .DOCHSTEAD^I  ? ' Residence and Stable* at Toot of J:  Z Dominion Ave., Phoenix,B.C. H��   '���>  J   rVO.Boxao?.   >,, 'PhoneNo ^i. ��<  fPetfeet Gems  Little Liver Puis  griping, unless taken in overdoses  ��� Splendid for the liver.    A icllsute curt.  tor habitual couatIpat(on%^d to, fflck'  Headache, Blllouaneaa, Jaundice, ^otVof  Appelite. Bv mall or at the KtoreTprlee  ��S cents per bottle. <������������� price  .   Sold only by ��� i  BOYtX,  1  ~V r>ACIFie'f\Y  THE  DRUGGIST.  -������-  -���-*-*���  A pencil mark here ���_���  ip a reminder that voiirsub-  iscription to  this pap-r  is  Spokane now past due, and the pub-  I lisher will appreciate yonr  prompt attention.  The Fraser River Gold Dredging  Co., is putting into the Fraser River  at Lytton, B. C, a $100,000 dredge.  It is an up-to-date dredging plant. The  old dredge and the new dredge aire  fitted with patent gold saving tables by  office, Postoffice block,   from October which it is hoped more gold than ever  13th to 16th. I will be saved.  Dr. Boyle is attending to Dr. Foster's  practice at Greenwood while the latter  is absent for a few days,  J. B. Boyle   took   in the  fair this week on his return from a visit  with his wife at Vancouver.      ^  R. D. Morkill, of Boise, Idaho, who  had been spending a week here, returned to Idaho last Tuesday.  McRae Bros. & Smith are putting up  a two story addition to their place of  business on Knob Hill avenue.  Next Thursday   evening,   Thanksgiving  Day,  Phoenix  Miners' Union  N0.8 will give a dance at the hall.  C. S. Slawson, who is interested in  .   the Athlestan and Jack Pot,  in  Wellington, camp, came in Wednesday.  Contractor Muriro expects to have  the new Catholic church on Gospel  Hill ready for use early next month.  Albert F. Biner is expected to arrive  from Olympia tonight, to resume his  old position here with R. H. Karatof-  sky.  James Hunter, of Rossland, attended  the annual meeting of the Winnipeg  ..   Mines^ Ltd., held at the property  last  Tuesday.  Supt. Astley, of the Snowshoe, went  to Rossland Sunday,  returning Wed  nesday with the managing director, A.  J. McMillan.  The new courthouse at Greenwood,  . recently completed at a cost of $15,000  is proving to be of great utility to the  people of that locality.  George XV. Wooster, treasurer of the  Granby Co., came in Thursday and  affixed his name to about 365 monthly  pay checks for the mine force.  William Hunter of Silverton^ spent  'a. few days in the city - this week, and  i looked none the worse for his defeat  at the polls in the Slocan last Saturday.  W. R. Williams   returned   from   a  visit to the east last Wednesday^  having been as far as Winnipeg and Port  Arthur with his   sister, Mrs.   D.  Mann.  Typewriter For Sale.  For sale, Smith-Premier No. 1 typewriter in good condition at reasonable  price, inquire at the Pioneer office.  Fox Terrier Lost.  Lost, pet fox terrier,supposed to have  wandered from Greenwood to Phoenix.  Finder will please notify Pioneer office,  or Hallett & Shaw, Greenwood.  Hospital DoutloM.  Lif>t of Donations.received since Jan.  1st, 1903, to the Phoenix General Hospital :  One Dozen Shirts Mra. Griffin  Carpet; bed and blankets for private ward, chickens and provisions Mra.Macy  A quantity of Jam...Mrs. Matheaou, Greenwood  Hooks and Preserves Mra. Kees  A quantity of Preserves:. Mra. Boyle  A Case of Whisky Mr. Aatfey  Cash, Is A Friend  Cash, Sso ". A Friend  Surgical Dressings.....................A. P. McKenzie  I)eddiiig...;:..................;:.;...Wm: Yolen 'Williams  Barrister Pets..............................W. B. Cochrane  Much-needed Swing Splint Mr. Delahay  Books and Eggs Mrs. Willcox  Two Dozen Pillow Slips and One Sosen Towels  Mr. Macy  Cash,$20 A Friend  Books _ Mrs. Willcox  Papers and Magazines,......McRae Bros & Smith  Bight small Ward Tables and Wicker Easy Chair  ' A Friend  Provisions _ Mrs. Macy  Clothing ��� Friends  Subscriptions for seven Magazines, A. L. White,  '     : New York City  EaBter Turkey _ W. S. Macy  Cash, $50. Eastern|Townahips Bank, Sherbrooke  Cash, j 150.00, Lord Stratlicoua  Cash,J5...��� : A Friend  Twenty-five dollar (8-day) Clock ..Geo. E. Dey  A quantity of Provisions W. S. Macy  A quantity, of Marmalade...;....,.,W.'T,. Germaiue  Put Plants.........D. McPfaerson and C. Henderson  Eggs............. ;....... ..A Friend  Cash Jioo.................Mr. and Mrs. S. H. C. Miner  25 h. p boiler for Steam Heating Granby Co.  Two Cords of Wood..........  A Friend  Sawing Three Cords of Wood...............,.A Friend  Strawberries _ Marshall & Shea  Meats, ��� Mrs W. S. Macy  Flowers..':....;........... .';".'. ; .....Friends  Pot Plants ���. .��� ; .....;....... Mrs. Petrie  Pot Plants.......... ..���.....;.., Mrs. I. Crawford  Fire Pokers _ Harry Walsh  Rain Barrel Central Hotel  Nelson Daily Mews, Messrs Fletcher  and B. Williams  Box Peaches.' _ C. Tipping  Cups and Saucers - Mrs. J.Walters  Soda Hyphon _Mr. J. B. Boyle  Provisions Mr, W.8. Macy  Lady's Dressing Gown, Cape and  Traveling Hug, Rev. E; P. FlewetHng  To piano fund,Jl5............ Mr. Boyle  Hower pots Mrs. Kerr  Half dozeii Tea cups and saucers......-Miss Bowes  Provisions... ���......_������ .       Mr Macy  Church of England Services���Holy  Communion each Sunday at 8 a. in.,  Matins, 11 a.m.; Evensong, 7:30 p.m.;  first Sunday in each month Holy  Communion also at midday. All seats  free. :       ��� '[  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at n a. m. and  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 3:30 p. m. .Midweek meeting  Wednesday at 7.30 p.m.      ,  Methodist���Services at i'i a.m. and  7.30 p. m. at Hardy-McKenzie hall, the  pastor preaching at both services. Sun  day School at 2.30 p. m.     A hearty in  vitation    is   extended. to all.    Thos  Green, B. A., pastor.  Scenic Roote  FALL  iiirar  Last Week I  Advised huyiinf Jiiieiimih.ntil Coal ami  Gik.r -Imres. T-mIuv Hie ,������!,���. |laH ������,,.  v Hired 11 ml will v<> ntdl liiiflier. Tlwr...  (,..,., TUKN VOUK OKPKK IN to me  lodiy.  tOKO"])ENORC is another trood bin-  Wlmro on earth eaii yon Ketiiilo n h m.*  Iiinir mine and profit maker or J1.76 j,J.r  Ion for thi'tmmll h'j,'itit< of '15-cents >er  Fliare- ? This Htoclc will rm- Inside of (10  duvH.   Coiiii- und nee iibmit thin, and  DKNOlfO, Hit; towiiHit,. adjnihiiK tile  mine:    PiK-h of loin, ))||() to 1*75:)  ED. H. MORTIMER,  Itoal   K-liiie.���:'Iii��iii'iiiu'n   and    Minimr  Broker. P.O. Box .')3. Phoenix. B.C.  Direct Line.  : East  Winnipeg  ���������s  WE ARE . .  Headquarters for  Toronto  Ottawa  Montreal  New York  via Soo Pacific Line, St. Paul, Chicago  and all U. S. points  Lowest Rates.  ������������"���v.'.'West"'"'"'��� "'���  Vancouver  ,' j Victoria-  V; Seattle '   .' ���  ,*j Portland  San Francisco  Ladies, do you want the Newest  Ideas in New York and Chicago  styles. Sorrento,.Vincennesand Patterns Hats. .  Call and see. It's well,, worth your  while.  i Mrs. L Sproat,  B'inkk Block,  Knob Hill Avbnue.  Let us showyou how easy it is to  make good  pictures.  Brownie Cameras, $i ^ $2  Knob Hii.i.Avb., Piioknix, B C.  STOVES  Come and See.  Granby Exchange  WEBB & MAYNARD  General Painting and  -  a . Sign Writing.  Greenwood, B. C.  S. iS. Service.,from  Vancouver  to  is pfMtntial to Hmrpa*. It is import��nt  that one prepare* tinder tho most favor*  alile condition,. RuainenB rnt'ii seek the  trradtmtes from the bookfeeping and  shorthand ilepartinents of  Alaska,    Japan, JZhina,   Hawaii,  THE  BLAIR   BUMNE88 COLLEGE 1  Australia  Settlers' rates westbound'sold  till November 30.       -,   ������  Through bookings t& England and  the Continent via all S. S. Hues,  Spokane. Waeli.  Send for iiltmtrated catalogue,  Let lie Show Ton  .Someof tho choice Wati^hes which  I now have in stuck. It in well  worth your while to examine theni,  whether yon wind to uetoiiH now or  in the future. We have k'hxI time.  keeper!*���Kl(tih inake���that we eiui  fell you hh jSw an )f8. Not much in  it for iih, lint that's yoiiradvtitiini;i'.  Of eoume we have linei-hroriotueteia  also.   Drop In and see them.  G. E. DEY,  The Jeweler, Knob Hill Ave.  3d, 4th and fith floorn  KiiokeHiiirtii-Kcview  BuildiiiiT,  SPOKANE.  'The fluent   fiihiily hotel in  the city.  With or without i�� hi til. Priced moderate,  SUTHERLAND A DART,  Proprietors..  WHEN IN NBLSok  ,;       Stop at Tiik Hotix  .The New Manager, H. TOMKINS,  has made ft the Leading Hotel of the  Kootenay s.'  I.G  . Clark, E.J. Covi.e,  Agent, A.fJ.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.    Vancouver. B.C  J. S. Cartek, l). P. A.  Nelson, B.C.  Bellevue Cafe  Knob Hill Avenue  Phoenix, B. C.  Finest table in the Boundary set at this house.    All honiie'^cooking;  Best that the market affords,  ' A trial solicited.1 '  Black's Hotels   Dominion Avenue, PHQEN1X, B.,C.  Commodious Sample Rooms  First-Class Dining Room in connection .   ... '  Bar Well Stocked with Choicest Goods-  Most Conveniently Located  Air Compressors    :     Rock Drills \  THE CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO.  Head Office and' Works.  SHERBROOKE,  QUE.  Branch Offices and Warehouses:  ROSSLAND,  GREENWOOD .-AND  VANCOUVER,   B.C.   ;  r  Telephone No. 26. W. S. DOYLE, Prop.     .......��._   jnroiacy  Mortar Board..,....���. _Mr. Birnie  Kitchen UtcnsiLs............_..���_......Mr. I. Crawford  -��� -1 Fruit........;,.............. .....;:............Mrs. Mills  Dl Vegetables Mr. Kumberger  ��� I Flowers Friends  Box of Fruit  Mrs. Macy  Cozy Corner Shelf.................... A. EH. Clarice  THOS. BROWN,  '   ���DEALER IN��� ���    :>'.-���    - -   '  Men's Wear Exclusively,  Invites every man in Phoenix to give  him a call and examine goods.    . . .  Ha*dy-McKea*fe Blk.,     Dominion Ave.  ^^.JPHQENLX, B. C.  G.W.  <KHKHKKHK><)  Real Estate and  Mines.|. 4;'^\   -  [;���;��� ''.Houses To Rent and For Sale in ail parts of the city.  Q. W. RUMBERGER,     *t  ^^ PHOENIX, B. C. 2  Dogntnlon  Avenue.  T��U>Ken�� No. 28.  is is out LAST  business in Ph<  Weare  ;#>.>  9  Personal visit is absolutely necessary in order to reap tlie full  benefit of this the greatest that has>ever been held in Phoenix  Boots and Shoes,  Hats and Caps,  Gent's Furnishings,  Shirts & Underwear,  Staple and Fancy  Dry Goods,  House Furnishings,  :v->  PHOENIX, B. C  W>-'fi-^*JT*y>lr^lW.'W#W?*i^^  i  mmxKnpter^"*  &pt��*f&z*r>**>&#,i*!  ^-^^���iwrfW^  SSptiB^��SSs&^ fWi 3

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