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 ^w.  I   Te  I  ?1  |.*s  f  '.?*��  II  '%>  fc'��S8  'A;  Boundary Mines Sent  Out 390,000 Tons of  Ore in 1901.^ ^'  Dtotieer  y^t  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary,  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  Vol. III.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH .COLUMBIA; SATURDAY, -'OCTOBER i i, i,9is.  No  4S.  6  There's no doubt that Fall is here, and  9  we are showing the nicest line of FA LL  GOODS that was0, ever Brought to  Phoenix.    Its only a pleasure to show  you through the various departments*  "������'���������:":��� ������������'"��� ;'">::>^-������''������ ���'���'" ������..:���'.:';.'  This year we have  a  fine line  of  FURS, which are being  hunted down  just as if they:; were alive-    Gome early  1 ��� and get the choice*   ��� v^\  -'.." ���-; ' H'his year we: are 'H a ndlirig Watson's ������vUhshrink-;:i  able Underwear for Ladies and Children  ;   Ladies' and Children's .Heavy.Ho -iery.  ���,���}��� Ladies' ���������Winter' Wrappers,  Fall'' -Waists,- Eider- ���  downs,  Wi'appereti^s^Gray'..:. Flannels;: and  Flannel-  ettce at 10 cts.p^r ys'rd'.up, .;.;������ 7-  ::"vFlasinektte: UiKlinveaiy--'j.adiv-s..-'' Hlack :.Underskirts���.  tlia popular inKitr^'art^, \vliidi are ^oiiig iVi-st..������.;.'���  '. Y\'e iuvvc^liiis of H;avy ��� i>n'.s:< Goods, .suitable for Children^ s School Dresses, at 25 cents- per yard 7-  ' J- '������; ^;Gl0cisi<T^���:;.:X:v:���>"W:���������'���;���;���:. 'WY':G0Qi)S;.7  '77"���        GIFT'S.  1;',:: :,GiyASs\VAiAii\,,";.;;  ARRIVING  Granby  Co.'s   Large   Orders  Coming to Hand.  PARTS OF NEW COMPfiCSSOR ARE HI:Ki  fwo Car Loads Have R��acbed:Pliaenlx-Gi-  gmitfc Ore Crusher Srippccl from Sher-  brouke Scpirmbcr 27lli.  [���URNISHINGS  '-.-.������''���; CROCKERV  .7.  HAIUJWAl-GiT '*.'.���"'."'    "     liOOTS, SHOES  ���'.v:.-^ 7 HAY and GKAINV  As Inst some of the new  mnchinen  .7 nig installed by the. Granby Co.   for  lit: improved'equipment ;ir ihe   I'hoe-  ix mines, which'wii! cost Over $ioo.*  ;.oo  when .installed  and   in   niiii>io<_'  .'ideV, has begun to arrive he-re.    Din''  i;S,l|!c wc-c-k. nvij ea; loads of tiie  firs-  i.iir.o] the ciecirie driven compress, r  reached Phc.enix, and inure  is expeet-  'd d,.ily.J , Tiu;/.ais iiii'i'ady lie/e con  ���nncd die imnVo-isse fly wheel, areceiv  r and sonic iniin^s.  A1 first on,; of the 30 cJ* ill compres-  ots oidy. >vi)i he pui. .jn commission-  vliich wii! then give the companymnn  ,'iiwer than ni;p:eseiit available. Th','  ocf>nd halt",''however, is being.made aV'  a.*,t as possible, and will be/shipped ;n  '' n e.i;'ly ..dale. ' j  After many   delays   the. machinery  in" the liig  ore " cuisbei- was  shipped'  ;iom the makers at Sheiinookc,   Que,  in the 271I1 of'St'|)ieii)'i'>ei',,aiirl.is.' now  ..ibqul. due in'Phoenix,'      It consists 1 f  ..uu carloads, weighing 120,0^0,pounds  The crusher isotlhe Furrel-Bfake-'type.''  laying jaws   with -an   opening   42x36  inches; which means that pieces of ore  1 'cubic yard in.size can be crushed. It  s the largest piece of ���machinery of its  iiiid yet ma'd.'e or operated in Canada,  ihd will be -driven, by a. dynamo of 100  inrse po.wer, which is. being   I'ui'nisli'eu"  ���y the Canadian General Electric Co.:  )< Pelerboiough,' Our.  .'.I ho buildings for both the compres-  iir and the ore ciu.->h..r aie now   coin-  .leied as iar as can ibe tlo^e  until the  achiiien is e.'ec.led. which will not be  .1 lengthy.process aitei its arrival.  DEATH OF MRS. JAJJES PU.MCI1,/., ���.  Passed  Av/ay   Last  Tuesday  Eveuing,, Aged  33 Years';.-"  ,. Last "fuesday evc'i'iing about, hall  past fjix the grim.cerper.v'r'nimedanother vii.iim in the person-uf Mis. Punch,  v.-iie of I'LxA'dennan ij^nies Punch, .01  ibis city, the death bc'cuhiiig at the  lam ly tesidence on Second street.  Mis Punch had bc-eu' in poor he.alth  for over a year, but was not seiibusly  ill till about ten days befoie her death.,  the immediate cause of which was cancer ol the stomach. ,   ���:; .       "'.  '1'he funeral took place Thursday'  ���norning, the remains being interred at  die Greenwood cemetery, Father J. A.  liedard conducting the ceremony,, The  Granby mines.were closed for the  iay, out of respect to the deceased,  ins] a large number attended the fun-  rrai, the pall bearers befiigj. F. Htm-  -'"'���'���"!)') James Marshall,;'!'. Roderick,  f. Fimiiga/i, John Pierce and George  /aliiiadi.        ���   '.,- :;f  Mis. Punch, .whpse-'.'iii'a.idcn name  vas G. JaiieMcKay:.'waS/born in Gape  ;;;c;ojrcou:;'iy, -Nora S-:iv-i::; in'' iS;j9,  ���.i'<i ''lis. l';t "i'ci'bve 53 \ 'i-,a'..s Ol age.-at.  )ei- d'.,-."i. ��� Si'!- 'ius'.'ih'p. fii'^t. vroman  "���^e Jt-i'l ihtee  ri-lioni is the  )o! nu'dv. iV 1 e'trii\i): at -i.be.  PASSING OF  "HOTAiR"  Boundary Mining Notes.  T. W. Holland Has Resigned  as the Manager.  LITTLE BUSINESS FOR THE RAILWA1  Over a .Million Dullnrs Spent in Construction  by the Kellle Vallt> Lines���Parallclsd In  the Great Northern.  ) n.-.e in .' J'r.;n.-ni\. ;:  I'ii'.vii chi'dien, one of.  ���iieof P.  - Saw Mr. Watsriow' Oft.  Anthony f. McMillan, managing  director of the Snow-shoe Gold pud  Copper Mines Ltd., has been spending  the week at the property, leaving yesterday for'the coast. He saw Mr. Wat-  erlow, who was recently in camp, as far  is Glacier on the main line.  Mr. McMillan will make another  visit to Phoenix ��� befoie, leaving I'm  England for the winter, winch event  wiii occur about November is:,- After  his arrival there the annual meeting if  e company wiii be held, and the  quesii'on of erecting their own reduction wo'les v;��d ctime up ior discussion  .md p'robabiy lor set I lenient.  Pay Day at the Mines.  Yesterday was pay d.'\ at the Granby mines, when something Ovei 20c  men received their monlhly checks,  he amount distributed this month,  while somewhat more than for the previous month, is less than half what ii  should be, and what it will be when  the smelter is able to operate all four  oi its lurnaces. F01 the month of Sen  teniber the amount is about ��20,000  for men at the mines, while the smelter  payroll is about onc-tliird of this amount,  Pay Jay at the Snowshoe is next  Wednesday, the 15th hist., when several thousand dollars more will be distributed.  -.n-an;��y mines, the  oi.i-.ci'.tv.o:. being a  ���Vt:gi'ic<y May, and a S'in, John.    Mr.  l':J:t::h. !u-s been a re���>!'.&.'.:��; of the camp  o( i-eai.) fnevcais, !he,yim':)' diving  oe four yeais.     Mr. Puii;:!-: has bee:  ��� i'ii'i boss ai; U'.e-Knob hh.i   glory ho!o  vn,!.. wiure Li-at.work .was suv.kd, and  vas'one of the  first aldermen   elected  o.the council when the ciiy was  firsi  iieoipoiaied,. ' He   forrnei1;-.  bved -.,:ii  vewAVestinin^teivr'vv'nvre  he   is   web  .nown,,.having been a .member, of the  egisiative assembly, 111 ..-tiie ear ly  days  ���ii the "province..  .  .The family desbes tp'eAieiul thanks  :: hroiigh the columns of the . Pioneer to  die many'.friendswho sent (lowers and  -ourte-Jes- at '��� the' time Of the funeral. -  ARESHGRT  OF POWER  Granby Smelter Running One  Furnace.  BUT   BLOW IN   ANOTHER    TODAY  Low Water in the North Fork Makes the Trouble���Will Soon Have Power from Cascade,  When Four Furnaces Will be Operated.  For the last week the Granby smeller has had but one furnace in operation, due to the low water in the North  Fork of Keu'e river���toe lowest for  several years. As 'heretofore this smelter has relied entirely on the North  Fork for povvei,the dry season has  resuhed jn temporarily' cm tailing to  some extent the normal output of the  reduction works. In turn ibis has  caused a curtailment of ore shipments  from the company's Phoenix mines, so  dial for some days past 25 car ore  trains have been sent out every o'her  .lay.  Mr. Hill Will iluild.  A dispatch from Victoiia states thai  Hon. A. G. Blair, minister of railways,  who was waited upon by the Victoria  board of trade, said in response to an  address, that he had had a conversatiop  with J. J. Hill in which the Great  Northern magnate led him to believe  that he not only had an interest in the  V., V. & K., but was ready to'carry it  foiward energetically when the present  depression had passed, which Hill regarded as only temporary. He was led  to believe also that Hill would build  without asking any aid from the government.  e all-Hiiiish cable has reached  Fanning Island from liritish Columbia.  1). 11. Duncanson, formerly of Phoenix, is in charge of the cable station  milding at Fanning. He expects to  return to San Francisco about the first  of January.  jng, however, it is pleasant to notice,  as a second furnace is to be blown in  again today. The coke supply also  has not been all that was desired ol  late, but this is expected be adjusted  by the time the four furnaces are in  operation.  As soon as the power from Cascade  can be had, there will be no trouble  on this score at the Granby smelter.  When this will be, no one can state  definitely, not even the manager of the  power company himself. Several dales  have been set for starting, but. each  time it had, to be postponed. However thp work ot installation is in such  an advanced slate that the date of beginning cannot be far off.  It,was given out in iGrand .Forks a  few days ago thai Tracy AV. Holland,  manager of tin.- Kettle Valley lines, or  the "Hot Air'' load, as it has been  tetmed, has resigned,, being the result  of his trip 1.0,Toronto, whence the cash  came with which to. bubd ihe read.  ��� The hisiory of tlie Hol Air line  has  few 'paial'c's in rail way building.   Ntlni-  bers ofstineys had been'mnde between  Grand Forks and Republic, a distance  of some '43 nu'ies,  and it was lumoied  thcil the Great Northern would build a  .line....-Mr. Holland   was-manager ol  the Grand'; Forks 'Town site   Co.   then,  and with John A .M.iniy other su'Vey-.  were made, and finally, with the financial assisir.nce'of ..friends ��� in  ihe   loa.M  a net trust business'in Toronto., the'coii  tract was let for an  independent   line.  In the course of eight or   ten   month*  the line was completed -after a lashio'n;  and, the much heralded  opening was  held,  and the so-called   '-'last   spike;''  was, driven on the  12th of  last Apiil,  five tniles beyond the rai'-head.  . Just about this time the .troubles  ol  the road began in earnest.   The Great  Northern had been prosecuting  active  construction to Kepuiilic, and was pushing it as fast as possible.    As manager  of the Kelt'e VaUey lines Mr. Holland  pui all the difficulties he could  in. the  way 'oTttie"J ihr FFin Ti'tie,  and' u "must  be confessed that he exercised considerable ingenuity'in  doing   this.      The  Kettle Valley lines connected with the  C. P. R. at Grand Forks,   and  so  secured entrance to the Granby smelter,  where quite a little ore has been   ship-,  ped from Republic mines.  But when the Great Northern line  was finally completed, the passenger  and freigh't traffic on the Hot Air line  fell off 10 almost nothing, and no passenger trains have been run for some  time, and mighty few freight trains. ,  Then the eastern financiers began  investigating matters, and it is said  they turned up some interesting details  of the way things were conducted. \V.  C. Morris, attorney and assistant manager, was discharged, but to settle with  him and keep things quiet, he was paid  a', pretty sum���several thousands of dollars. Then Mr. Holland went east,  and his resignation was reported a few  days ago.  What will be done with the line has  not been announced, but it has been  built and equipped, and with the right  management it may be made to show  a balance on the right side of the  ledger.  The B. C. mine is shipping some ol  its st;. 1 i<e on-  Debts ol the W.iieiloo, Camp   11c-  Kinnev, have u<.cii paid, and the prop  My is .141111 to be .utivd) woiked.  I his week the Moilitr Lcfde madi-  -iiipme if- of ovei 4.500 tens, the l.uu-  -.1 in any one wee* sime the mine be-  i-ni shipments.  1'he Snowshoe \\i'l use the powei  Itinii Cascade as mun as it tan be de-  iiveud lu-ie, ;,ss .ma> gjiiunt having  b_tn nude 10 lb, 1 '.fuel.  Shipments Iiom tue Snowihoe will  average about 15010ns pei day, and  when .the new spin   ts fompieted,' this  WILL PUT IN  40 STAMPS  Nickel   Plate   Mine   Owners  Have Placed Order.  BE INSIALLED SOME TIME THIS FALL  :idil\ im leased.  quota can lie 1  'I'liusfar ihe Gianby mines in tbi-*  camp have shipped a giand total ol  532,000 tons ol oie, the fiist shipments  having b.ein made in July, 1900.  Orders ha\e I een plated for the second furnace loi the Sunset smelter at  Hound ny Palls, which should be in  operation some time m January.  A lorce of 117 men is now employed at the Mother Lode mine. The  Sunset needs only 14 men to gel out  the requisite amount of oie, so easily  is it broken clown.  Several offeis have been made foi  the Ruby,located near the Sunset smelter, which shipped 85 tons ot excellent  ore last year, but whose owneis got into financial difficulties.  The C. P. R. is putting in a new  spur for the Emma mine, in Summit  camp, and pie bunkeis will be built.  Four cars, of ore aie being shipped  every day to the NeLon smelter.  Returns from the last shipment ol  '5/4 tons from the Piovidence mine  to the Trailsmekei gave$i,796.38, 01  about $130 per ton. 1'he n��.xt shipment is expected to give $150 or better per-ton.  The Cariboo, in Camp McKinney,  is to declare a dividend ne\t month ol  two and a hall pei cent, the fust in a  year from this old dividend payer. Ii  is said that the company has ! 125,000  in the treasury.  This vveek the  aveiage  numbei   ol  men employed at   ihe  Gianby   mines  iiaj been 240.   Poitei Bios, who have  le stripping contiact tiom the Gianby  Will Have Daily Capacity of Abonf 200 Tons���  Now being Manufactured by tile Jfnckcs  Machine Co., of Shertmioke, Que.  Co., have about 35 men at wotk, which  force will likely tie im leased when thev  begin to take out ore 101 the new ciush  er. The regulai loice will be doubled  also when the smelter can lake the oie.  CITY CLERK M VTHIiaON MARRIED.  Wedded   Miss   Sarah   Noble   Last Tuesday  Morning,  At seven o'clock last Tuesday moi n-  ing Donald John Malheson and  Miss Sarah Noble were quietly united in the holy bonds of rnaliimony  at ihe residence of the bride'.*,  sister, Mrs. Joshua E. Mills, on Brooklyn avenue. The bride was dressed in  a brown travelling costume, and was  attended by her younger sister, Miss  Kate Noble, while J.E. W.Thompson supported   the   groom.    Rev.  Di.  Managei Rogeis, of the Nickel Plate  mine, up Twenty   Mile cieek  in the  lower Similkameen distiict, has placed  an oidei n ilh the Jencke? .Machine Cc;.,  of Sheibrooke, Quebec, lor the  building of a 40 stani]) mill, lo tieat the liee  million gold ore of  the  mine.     "1'he  inaciiuii'iy is now in piocess of manu-  facline, and is expected to be put   up  and upe.aied la>e ibis fab1 oi   eaily   in  thcnii'tei.    'ihe capacity of the   mill  will i.e ajout 200  ions  ot  ore  daily,  whiL.h ran be lejudy inrieased by  the  .iddmo'i of mote stamps to the bat'ery  a'lendy oideied       The oidei for   this  machineiy was ��ecured by the  Buund-  ruy agent 01 the makei.s, R.P.Williams.  This is the fii-t stamp mill to be  eretted in the Similkameen, but 11 is  believed that otheis will follow in the  not distant futuie, or as soon as transportation is piovided.  Negotiations by the Nickel Plate  owneis, the Marcus Daly estate, of  Uutte, have been nearly or quite completed lor the acquisition of a piece of  hind at ihe mouth ot Twenty Mile  icek, owned by Indians," about five  miles liom Camp Hedley pioper, where  ���he mines of the syndicate are located,  md on which the 1 eduction plant will  ie elected. It is said that th learemany  housands of tons of ore on the dumps  of the Nickel Plate already, awaiting  tieatment, although ihe management  i^ives out nothing m regard to the piop-  jily, probably loday the most import-  int mine in the Similkameen.  Smellers Making Money.  From all accounts, tne Boundary  -ieek smelteis are making money. The  Gieenwood Times is of this opinion,  and slates that the Mother Lode smelter .is shipping one car load of matte daily  to the Granby converter, each car being  valued at $4,000 approximately. It is  also said that the Mother Lode people  are clearing about $1.50 per ton on the  ore now being'mined from the glory  holes, which is of a higher grade than  that formerly taken from the shaft workings. The Mother Lode is being entirely worked on the glory hole system  now.    The Sunset smelter is also said  McRae, of  Greenwood, performed the*  to be doing the best of work, and to be>  ceremony, according to the 1 ites of the  returning good profits.  McKcnzie-Clark Wedding.  Last Saturday A. 1). McKenzei, ol  the Reco laundry, and Miss Mary A.  Clark, both residents of Phoenix foi  seveiai years, were quietly united in  marriage at Greenwood. The ceremony was performed at St. Jude's  Hall, Rev. E. P. Flewelling, of Phoenix, officiating. On ihe return of the  bridal couple to Phoenix they were  effusively greeted by many of their well  wishers.  Harry Llndley Back Again.  The Harry I.indley Co. were so well  received last week, that after playing  several nights in Greenwood, they returned this week to Phoenix. Thtns-  day evening they gave "Dad's Girl,"  and last night "Are You a Mason:"  was piesented. Tonight "A Pretty Sinner" will be given. Their previous  engagement was a success, Mr.- Lindley  having many friends of long standing  in the camp, who heard and saw him  years ago in the east, he being today  cue of the oldest men in the profession.  Is A Blessinj".  Life Insurance is a blessing to those  left behind, when a man climbs death's  shaft. Every married man should have  his life insured, so that bis family  would be secured from the chilling  blasts of poverty, when the grave makes  of him a silent non-producer. William  J. 1'wiss General Agent, Kaslo, for the  Mutual Life of Canada, will be pleased  to send you full particulars as to plans,  rates, etc. It will be to your advantage  before placing your life insurance else- GK  where.  Presbyterian church. The house was  specially decorated for the occasion,  and after the ceremony a Wedding  breakfast was served. T,he bridal couple were diiven to Grand Forks, where  they took 'the- Great Northern train, to  visit Spokane.  Mr. Matheson has been a resident  of Phoenix for three years, and is esteemed by the business community, being at piesent postmaster, justice of t! e  peace, city clerk, city assessor and city  collector, while the biide has been  living in Phoenix over two years. On  their return they will stall housekeep-  ing in the neat cottage already [ire-  pared for the purpose in the New York  townsite, adjoining the city.  Sentenced to be Hanged Nov. 21,  On the 4th of June, John Cole, who  spent ihe previous winter in Phoenix,  was found murdered near Nakusp. A  companion, Henry Rose, was suspected guilty of the ciime, and was arrested on the charge. Mistrial took place  this week at Nelson, and was a most  sensational affair. The case foi the  ciown was conducted by W. A. McDonald, K.. C-, and that of Rose by J.  A. McDonald, of Rossland. Thejuiy  rendeied a verdict of guilty, and the  chief justice passed sentence that he  was to be hanged November 21st.  After a season of tine weathei,  rain  j fell Wednesday night.  BOUND/ *Y OH SHIPMENTS  1'ht* following tnlilc gives tlicorc shipments of Boundary mines lor 1900, for iyoi and  for 19.13, ns rcporU'd to the Phoenix 1'ioneer���  Granby Mines, Phoenix ;   Siiowslioe, "         ,  297  Brooklyn,. "         ..'.'..'.'.'.'.'.        150  Mother Lotlu, Dead wood  . 5,3-10  Sunset, "    .Morrison, "  !.!!.!!.'!!  B.C. Mine, Summit    19,49-4  y,,     K.    Boll, "  >A l'a"i"a, "      ....!'."'"'  IQOO IQO)  (14,533   231,702  Wnn  )i P<%',  W  It is rumored that theauthoiities are  on the trail of some smugglers, who  have been operating here lately.  O. N. Galer, of the Gianby staff, who  has been taking his vacation in   Colo  rado, and W. X. McDonald,   who has  heen visiting his old home  at Granby,  Quebec, returned to camp yesterday.  Gulden Oown,  Alhclstaii,  ellingtun ,,       1,070  ....,,      2.250         1,200  King .Solomon, W.Copper   No. 7.Mine, Central   City of Paris, "        ���Ii'wel, Long Lake   Ciirmi, West Fork   Providence,      Providence   Iviihy,      Boundary Falls   '^i Miscellaneous   Total, tons ..,.,   (intnliy Smelter treatment, tons  2,000  100  :i,2K0  1,731  09,034  802  150  47,405  5(-0  050  1,040  ' 550  875  005  350  800  80  3.450  l'Hst  Wetk I9l*2  4,542 238.72S  780 7,858  4.544  500  750  ' sio  <i!l,7.-S0   3!>0,0()0  02.:>S7   230. SiS  !l  5,080  0,188  2037  785  025  482  2,175  43  11,080 350.405  3,303 225,172  If  P  I'i'it?  ��v .**  ���&&  if  ti.  fig-  -4  3't  5-$  ft  as  '.W-J  3  ,11  11 -"ji      *  }\&  i? fSXL  J  ssM-ift v if  $#$  Miti-si S.  j*i-?"r *a*  #if  ���Wit  $$\ wis  mm  m  m  |l  Hilt  w  Ii  Hi-  m  ���fas  fell  EM  iter  ii  fit  Ml  f  J  Mi  pw:  11  E��"Klr  K T-j anas  Jst**-  #1  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  ��++++++ + �� �� ��� ��� �� f+-H-**H^++��-HM--��+**r**H--t  ! The Canadian Bank of Commerce  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  Capital, $8,000,000.  Rest, $2,000,000.  HON. GEO. A. COX, Present. ' B. E. WALKER, Gtnewl >V  J. H. PLUMMER. Arft Gtn'I M*niger.  ..a��Cr.  J  ���f  ���f  fl. F. MYTTON,   Manager Greenwood   Branch j  *���  ������������������>*)��������� MM MM MM MM + MMMM* ����������4+ -���������������� ��� �����������������  The Phoenix Pioneer.  ISSUES ON SATURDAY BV TUB  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PIIOEXIX. B. C.  W. B. WILLCOX. Manaqcr.  -, ,    t.    ..   i Bualnets office No. 14..  Telephone!   j MftnggCT>�� residence, No. ij.  Last week the coal kings vhtually  told President Roosevelt to mind hi*-,  own business. It's now up to Teddy  to do something and do ii quickly.  ���OBSCKtmOKS IN ADVANCE.  PerVesr. J'*00  Six Month! .'. ~- *5  To Foreign Countries 3*<��  If you are not ��� subscriber to this Jinper, tlilt-  IS in invitation to vou to become one.  Advertising rates lumiehed on application.  Legal notices 10 and 5 cents per line.  Four weekly insertions constitute one month's  advertising.  ^UNIONn^lLABEL>  1902        OCT.  1902 j  Sun. Hon. Tuei. Wed.  Thu.  Frl.  Sat.  1    2  3  4  5    6    7    8    9  10  ii  12 13 14 15   16  17  18  \9 20 2J 22  23  24  25  26 27 28  29 30  31  1  "An intimate friend," says that l'tc-  mier Dunsmuir will lesign within a  month. Another makes a contiary asset tion.    You can take youi choice.  R. L. Boiden, the conseivalive leader, bioutiht gieat big chunks of hai-  mony with him to Biitish Columbia,  But the'moment Mr. Boiden started  east it vanished. Evidently there aie  too many heie itching to he leader.  B. C. MINING NOTES  Latest government estimates put the  Manitoba wheat crop at 6S,600,000  bushels���-a large inciease over that of  last yeai. This will pi.t the C. P. R.  shaies up another notch, and the ore  tonnage of this pacific province will  also help.  An exchange says that iheie was a  fishermen's tiust in the seventeenth  century, and doubtless its claims that  it was organized to lower prices aie  what originally gave the fishermen the  reputation (or telling big stories thai  they have never been able to live down.  COPPER SURE TO RISE,  Some persons, perhaps not conversant with the real situation in regard to  the price of copper, seem to think that  ��� the brown,metal, in sympathy with silver and lead, will remain at the present low figure for some time to come.  But those best informed in regard to  the prices of metals, and who have  made the subject a business study for  years, do not agree with this hastily  formed conclusion. Nor can it be  said that the wish is father of the  thought.  It is about time that British Col urn  bia was relieved from the domination  of the Victoiia politicians. On one  pretext or another those gentlemen  have always been uppeimost, and considered iheii own wants as paramount.  There are some other "pebbles" on the  beach, and they are of as' much, oi  more, importance as Victoria.  ' Within the year the price of copper  has tumbled from 16 or 17 cents per  pound to about 11^' cents���a straight  , reduction of 25 per cent. Nearly all authorities now agree that the first named  price was abnornal, being maintained  by large producers who had certain  end* in view. It is also a curious fact  the -same authorities also agree that  the present quotations are abnornal ly  low, mere so than the production and  consumption' varra/us. The pendulum has swung to the other extreme,"  and is about to adjust itself at the  happy medium.  It is significant that, notwithstanding the diop in copper, the leading  producers have continued working uninterruptedly. This is as true of the  I3oundary copper mines as it is of those  ��lEe��yJ)��re. Had not the drop occur/  red, knocking 25 per cent off the price  realized, undoubtedly there would be  several dividend paying mines in the  Koundary today. Nevertheless, the  managers of our great mines are continuing opeialions steadily, confident  that while profit* are small now, a little later they will be larger. Their  time of realization is coming, even if  it was temporarily postponed, and 13  or 14 cent copper will be realized.  Making Progress���The development of the province's chjef industiy,  mining, is pioceeding apace and progress is being make in every section.  In no one patticular is it to be noticed  more than in smelting.���Slocan Diill.  Corroboration of this opinion comes  {torn a source that cai 1 ies weight. Last  week \V. A. Nichols, of New York,  v'uited the Phoenix, mines and the  ���Granby smelter for the iiist time. His  company was the pioneer in the field  '<rf using eJeciricJty for refining copper,  and ihey handle the entire output of  the copper smelters of the province.  The Nichols Chemical Co., in fact,  turns out 2oo,,o��>o,ooo pounds of re-  fined copper annually, to sjay .nothing  oi by-products in gold and Ajjyer worth  <gi5,coo,ooo. Mr. Nichols' opinion,  (therefore, on the price of popper is  worth something. Here is the way he  put it tn the 6r��n4 Forks News-Ga*  ���zette man:  Twenty or thiity dollar coai stares  the people of the east in the face, which  for the multitude means no coal at all  and all themiseiy that entails on thousands. It is a great pity the recent  conference of operators and mineis  could not have been the means uf ending this fearful strike. As il is, the  ��trugg3e is stilj on, and the end cannot  be surmised with any accuiacy.  WHAT EDITORS SAY  Bright For Joe���The policical sky  of the Hon. Joe Martin seems to be  clearing in a most remarkable manner.  ���Kootenaian.  True Grit���Miss Maude True, a  Toioiilo��iil visiting friends in New  Yoik, has distinguished heiself by cap-  tuiing a burglar. The temptation is  vory strong to comment that she showed True grit.���Vancouver World.  PROVINCIAL NOTES  New Denver now has a full fledged  hoard of trade.  . New Westminster lair this year is  a  gieat success.  ��� Feiguson is to haye a�� electiic light  system by Ucceinbei 1st.  The (juantity of fruit exported fiom  British Columbia this year will be far  ahead of other yeais.  Andiew Cainegie is donating a public libiary to the city of Victoria. The  contract for a fine stone building has.  been let for same.  'I he attorney geneial will issue a war  rant lf> hold an election for two aldermen in Saudoii; $0 providing a quorum  and .enabling that city ip .do business.  "Copper consumption  is bound to without w^it/n^ for the highwayman?���  increase, and J look to see it go to 12  or 13 cents, and possibly to 14 cents  per pound. Influences at work not  altogether connected with stockjobbing  are keeping it down. If the natural  law of supply and demand were not interfered with, the price would soon advance."  Something Wrong Here.  ,'' The Associated Press ' sends out  story of a. Canadian newspaperman  nam-.d John Jones, bping held up by a  Buflalo footpad and relieved of $80.  Something wionghere. What would a  newspapeiman be doing with $��0, and  where could he have got it? And if he  had got it honestly, how is it that he  {voujd not have died of  heart  disease  Vancouver World.  The yale-Colmnbia Lumber Co  will pyt^n a new sawmill at West Rob-  son, at the .site #f .the old one destroyed  by fire a couple 0/ ye^rs ago. The  company have a large amount ojf sawr  j logs at that point, being advantageous  for shipping purposes.  Sandon's shipments iast week weie  263 tons.  Whitewater camp shipped 240 tons  in Septembei.  Kossland's ore shipments last week  were 7,680 tons.  Oil lands in liast Kootenay aie to he  tested at an ealy date.  The Le Roi is shipping some ore  that iuiis $50 to the ton.  Theie is considerable talk of a smelter at Elko, in East Kootenay.  Kaslo's smelter scheme is in a more  moiibund condition than ever.  Last week's shipments of Slocan oie  thiough Kaslo Heie 183 tons.  The Homestake mine in the south  bell, Rossland, is likely to resume.  The .Whitewater mine makes a net  profit of $1.00 a ton out of its oie.  ���The Centre Star and War Eagle a  Rossland are to inciease oie shipments  at once.  Once again the Silver King uamway  is running, canying ore to the Nelson  smelter.  Twenty men are employed at ihe  Highland mine, near Aiiibwoith, on  Lake Kootenay.  The Busun, near New Oen'vei, will  be an impoitant shipper ol zinc ore ��o  Kansas in the neai hnure.  The entire Slocan has shipped upwards ol 22,000 tons of oie foi iheuni  valued at about $1,760,000.  The California   mine  at   Rt-pubiicJ  Washington, is shipping steadily to th.  Hall Alines snieliei-at Nelson. I  IJun'ng the month of September, 601  ions of lead bullion weie shipped fiom  the Hall Mi ies smelter, Nelson.  The Lardeau papeis aie ominously  silent about the Vulcan furnace, built  in Feiguson by the McCoissan company.  Ymir will probably be a lively camp  this winter, owing to lecent strikes of  oie. Haifa dozen mills will be opei-  ated steadily.  'Ihe machinery for the 50-1011 concentrator at the Blue Bird mine, Deei  I'ark, Airow Lake, has been shipped  from Spokane.  A. A. Abbott, a New York capitalist  has secured an option for $100,000 on  the well known Bend'or mines, in the  Bridge river district.  Several idle properties at Ainsworth  are expected to commence work shortly and will probably keep foices going  thiough the winter.  D. J. MATHESON.  INSURANCE AGENT,  FIRE, Uie, ACC DENT.  Cmimitssloiier f��r tnkliig Afll-linltn.  pHOfiNIX, B.  R. A. SCOTT,  Contractor and Buu.-Oer.  Estimates Furnished.  PHOENIX, B. C.  R. B. KERR,  Barrister and Solicitor,  notary public.  PHOENIX, B.C.  King Edward Lodge, U.D.  A. I". and A. M.  Regular coiniiiuiiiJiitloii 8 1>. m.     Sec  and TlturiKliiy of ench month,  '{nicrgeiit meeting* ntcnllcJ; M;  Hall, Morri��on-Aiiilers<m Mock.  -' . -  :*?f     ���... ���.,.,  .  ���<Jy��X Kmcr-Rciit meeting* iwcnltcil; Mjiiioulc  \V. L. OKRMAINK.  Secretary.  1'. r.. COCK.  W. M.  Phoenix Federal Labor Union   No. 155- ���   Meets Thiusdays at S p. m. at Min-   eia' Union 11 all. ���   HI). irtOWN. Pie*. AUGUST 1'ir.GUK, Scc'y.  I'lIOIiNIX AERII:  MO. IM.  SI ttlng* on Frldnv  ���. .S 30,) .in., Miners'  Uni 11 Hall-  Vwititii.'   Iiretlin ��  cordially Invited.  JA.MKh MARSHALL. I're-..    R- L. BOYD.Secy.  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.  (HPI  ....'.Limited   Represented l>y J,G.Whlte*crc, Nelson. B.C.  J. F.Hcmcnway, I.ocnl Agent.  J.B.MACAULAY  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  #**       PH0EIWX, B. C.  White Cotks and W.titers' Union  No. I2i W. L. U.   of I'hocnix.  I'li'-'-iIiiy" niirlits, 8:.'>-i o'clock ��i  MiiierK' Union IJtiII.  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  R. l.o*< \JI,  l'i��Meiit.  Miss I.osciik,  ai-crilnry.  riuv,= d.'ilriiig lielnapiily to secret.iry. >Hionc3i  GEORGE GIBSON  SlIAVINO PARLORS .  and'BAT 11 ROOM.  Grnvci-Willianii Block,cor.  l'ir**. an 1 Old Ironsides Ave,  Phoenix, B. C.  Do adveitising or it will do yeu.  Advertising is the lubricant of the  wheel of prosperity.  Never use small advertisements when  you can afford to use leasonably laige  ones.  There is no dealer but that has something in stock wh.cli he can make pi eminent in an advertisement. If it be  not novel, it may be made attractive  by its reasonable price.  There is not any season when it is  not profitable to keep the* name of a  concern fresh in the public mind, as  there j? ))o tinie when people fail to look  over ihe advertising; .columns of the  newspaper".  One need not expect good eturns  from occasional advertising. An old  larrner tried "now and then" eeding  upon his favorite mare, and it was not  long before the "critter" laid down  and d/ed.  The mistake of mistakes is to wait  until one has money (lots of it} before  one begins to advertise. Without e*-*  ception, the really successful men of  tills .country began adveitising when  they had but littje money.  Sir William Mulock and the Flower fllrl.  They are telling a good story in Can  ada of Sir Wiljiarn Mulock, says an  English journal, the sedate and scholar:  ly gentleman who combines the duties  of trustee of the University, of Toronto  with those of Canadian Postmaster  General. Walking aloni; the Strand  with a distinguished London lawyer,  Sir \yilliam was inveighing fiercely  against English ignorance of Canada,  The lawyer pooh.poohgd Jijr William's assertions. "Very well," said  the Canadian Postmaster General, "we  will ask the next three people we meet  if they have ever  heard   of   Canada."  i  I'he tijree they met were all London  ers. The l-irsi answered '.'No." The  second, an old man, said he had Ijeen  around London very near to seventy  years, and he knew 'twas nowhere near  the Strand. In his most miiable manner Sir William then accosted a Cockney flower-girl. She looked as though  she might haye been ,tt a Hoard School,  so the Canadian Ajiinister altered his  question,' and asked hei if she was familiar with Ottawa. "Familiar with  who?'-' she replied. "Youjust goalong,  or I'll scuack your di/jy face."  y Af  ,NE.Wk       .  , EDITION^  Webster^  International  DictionaryT  A qiciipnari pi CtyGl/lSH,  Biography, G��pjraphy, F|c��l?��T. fttp  New Pl&tea Throughout  25,000   New  Words  Phrases    and ' Definitions  ) Prepared under the direct  supervision of W-T. HARRIS  Ph.D., LL.D., United States  Commissioner of Education^  assisted 'by a large corps of  competent specialists.  Rich Bindings 2364 F��8��s  5900 Illustrations  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work guaranteed.   Imported Goods.'  FINK BOOTS AND SHOES MADE TO  OKDKK.  PRACTICAL    MINERS'  ANO   PROSPECTORS'SHOES   A  SPECIALTY.  Corner Phoenix St. and Brooklyn Ave.  ._��� The International was first fttutd  in iSgo, succeeding the " Unabridged."  The New Edition of the International  was issued in October, igoo. Get the  latest and best.  We also publish  Webster's   Collegiate    Dictionary  with Glossary of Scolluh Words and Phrases.  "First class in quality, second class in siie."  Specimen pages, etc. of both  books sent on application.  G.6C.MERRIAM CO.  Publishers  Springfield, Mass.  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Oliver, ot" Greenwood, have been given the contract to  ilianufactuie 1,500 feet of 4-inch wire-  wouiid wood pipe, for the city of Green-  wo6d-the first of the kind ir'ade in the  i        ii     I .  province.,  THE MILWAUKEE  A familiar niiine for tlm Chl(*aii>>, Mil  waukee Si St. Paul Railway, known all  over the Union ae the Great "iuIhuj  runniiiK tin; 'Tinm-iT Limiicd" (ruin"  "very day and night hctuccn St. Can I  and CliicaifO, and Omaha and Cliicui.'".  "Theonly perfect trains in tho.worl I "  IJinlerntiiiKl: ConncctloiiH are inadi-  with All Truiiacoiitineiitul Miu-h, aHHiir-  ing topafsi'ii(;VrH"the,hiJ8t Hcrvice known.  LuxurimiB coachea', <*leuti-rc light?, Meum  heat, of a verity cqualiHl by no othci  'inc.  See that yniir ticket reads via ''Tin  Milwankci " hIicii going to any point in  ihe United Staten or Canada. "All lickt-l  .igentg sell them.  For ratc-s. p*m(illlets or other information, addrpgg,''  R. L. Ford,  Trav. Pm*. 4gt.,  SPOKAKB.WN  H. S. KOW/E,  Oei|cral Agent,  PORTLAND. OR  NOTICE.  To the .Stock-holdem of (he Rimilka-  meen Valley Coal Company. Limited,  and all whom it may concern :  Recent development of the Company'?  coal lands and conditions that are now  ncciirrijig wair^nt the. Company in noticing all tlleir gtoo|c-ho|derB to hold the  price of eame firm and at a good Cgnro.  hh> Company are not offering Treasury  Stock at prenent at any price.  SlMILKAMCKN VaLI.EY CoAI,  Co.,  Ltl>  1 Phoenix Home Bfewed  Lager Beer  Brewed by.a Home Institution has proven the test and has made a  host of Friends who testify to its Good, Qua lilies  PHOENIX BREWERY .  JULITJS MUELLER, Proprietor. g  Corner Standard Ave. and Banner Si.  Phoenix ;  Lion flowing works  , JAS. McCRFATH. Prop ���  JOBBERS IN WINES, EEEP AND CIGARS  !-' lv Ai'.iiIn Cr K^ioliw|iielt:n Siller''llliic l.nlicl Uraud tlieinust  Ii. nlllifil nn'il rcfiexliiiis; of Minimi Wntcm.  I'll, ii' it '��� ra ��ollrli.il.  GRHENWCX)D and PHOENIX, B. C.  palace livery cables  The best established and tegulaied hosieliy in the IJiiiin-  daiy. U'e are centrally located in our new stables with  a complete outfit 01 Saddle and Driving lloises. 'Ihe  best of rigs.     Parties  driven  to  any Uoundary   point.  JOHN   COLLINS,  Proprietor.  Knob Hill Avenue  01*1 Ironsides  AUdition  Phoenix, B. C.  *  YouShould  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  r^r'L,JMSL wta^^m'r  The Leading'Weekly  0/ the Boundary*  Published it{ the Hcjirt pf the Greatest tiold  Copper belt of British Columbia.  Inl901  NOTICE.  ,i,^0l!CeisI,?reb-v f?iv��� H-at��" arconiit*.  rfnliffiTi f"1'10^^11") fnust he paid im-  ���lands of aMlcltor-forfoiiwtlbn.f  Phoenix  r"p- t' McC,'',!f�� & Co.  ' l,0L,,��!-. "��� C, Aug. 10,1902.  // you read the  PHOENIX PIONEER,  You'll keep posted on  ��� the Boundary.  the entire Doundary shipped 390,000110ns of ore,  nearly every Ion of which was reduced by  BOUNDARY SMELTERS.  Phoenix ramp alone shipped 235,000 tons of ore  last yeai.  The Pioneer is published every Saturday and  and is sent to any part of Panada or t|ie pnited  States for  $2.0Q  per yeaierror the rest of the world fpr l^.pp PC  year.   It gives the , '  Latest and Most  Reliable News  of Boundary Mines and ��me|ters.  and independent, and aims to bifi'  It is fearless  Address  DOWN TO DATE.  Your subscription can begin at any time.  ^rith check  r>8    tt  iRPUBDMI  ,1C.  !l!a^aaMS^^M;&lliJW'.felllWgBrj);ii��u... ��� THB PHOENIX PIONEER  "Sirongcsi In me world."  Assets $ 330,568,063.49.  Sukpj.us  ���? 70,137,170.01  H. ALLENBERG, Manager,  605*606 607 Empire Slate liuildii-g  SPOKANE, WASH.  J  L.: W. MAJOR, Asst. Manager, Rossland, B. C.  '*  *A  5?  an  V.  /-ft.  I'  FASHION  IIVERY..  STABLES  Knob Hill Avenue  JOHNSON & LANDON,  Tblewione No. 10. PROPRIETORS  HIGH PRAISE  FOR GRANBY  New Yorker   Predicts  Great  Things.  HAS EVERY CONFIDENCE IN COPPER  W. H. Mlchols, Who Refines Two Hnndred  Million Pounds of Copper Annually, Made  ills First Visit.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������to**������������������������������������������������������������������������������  I P. Burns & Co.  MARKET.  HKAI) OKKICI! FOR ISOUNDAKY CREKK, GREENWOOD, B. C.  IIKAOQUAKI'KKS, NELSON, 11. C.  .... lobule and Detail Heat Merchants.:  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Porks, Sandon, Slocan City,  , .Silverton, New Denver, Vmir. Salmo, Kossland, Trail, Cascade,  (Jrand forks, (Jrecnwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix.   .  FISH, OYSTERS AND  POULTRY IN SEASON.  All  orders receive prompt attention.  PALACE EXCHANGE STAGE  LINE.  Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  Leave Phoenix 8.30 and 1.   Leave Greenwood 10 and 4.  DAILY  &&<* A. S. 4 PAW, Proprietor*  An Unprecedented  Offer to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  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Don't fail to write us about your trip, as we  are in a position to give you  some^laile in^Lion and assistance.5,3-9   -Ies  "'  *���\ ��W *������*  are operated some of the finest train?j jn the prM,  for particMlRis VeRa^ina'freiglU or passer rate.., call on or address :  '  11NDSAY, T.F. & P.A., "��� H. TRUMBULL, Com. Agt  Third St., PORTLAND,  Better Stationery and Job Prlii  iiiE than that turned out l>v trio  Phoenix Pioneer has vet to bo  produced. The proolof the piui-  tling is in the eating  trial with your next, order  Give us a  'Phone 14.  pioneer pub. CO.,  Phoiinix, S. C.  W. H. Nichols, piesident of the  Nichols Chemical Co,, New York, paid  his first visit to the Boundary last week.  The visitor is one of New York's uiulti  millionaires, and his name is one to conjure with in, the financial and metallurgical worlds. He founded the refinery'with which.his name is identified.  His vast plant, located in a 'suburb, of  Manhattan, is the largest of its kind in  existence. Its annual output comprises  two hundred million pounds of refined  copper, and about sixteen million  dollais in refined gold and silver annually. This.represents a very large  proportion'of the world's annual copper production.     .  A: his. works, in addition to the  smelting of ores, blister copper, copper  and other mattes containing the precious metals are refined by the electrolytic process. No consignments are  treated unless they contain gold and  silver values. The basis of the electro  lytic method is the use of eleciriciiy in  not only refining the copper but in separating therefrom its other metallic  contents, Before the discovery of this  process no means were available for  saving these valuable by-products.  "My attention," said he in Grand  Foiks, "has been directed to Biitish  Columbia for a number of years past  owing to the rapid increase of its mineral production. As the Nichols Chemical Co. practically' refines the matte  from every smelter in the province, and  as I had heard so much respecting your,  vast ore bodies, I recently concluded  that it was about time for me to come  west in order to size up the situation  for myself.  Up*lo*dalepess of Granby.  ."The trip has proved'a pei feet  revelation.     Biitish Columbia is so new,  that my fjrst b,ig surprise was in regard  to the wonderful way  tl^e  very   latest  mining inventions are being applied to  'o.al needs and conditions, and it is also  lemarkable that one should come so far  tvest to see'the art of  smelting  so far  advanced.   I have examined   a  good  many smelters in the e.st and west at  various periods, bin have no hesitation  in'stating that the Granby plant is the  most modem I ever saw.      Perhaps I  <-an convey my meaning better by  using another expression:   I mean its up-  to-dateness.    The Granby   smelter  is  away ahead of most of the   smelters I  have seen as regards the   prime   attributes of economy and management,   I  did not visit the   other  Boundary, reduction  works,   but   understand they  are also of the most modern character.  (Ttraversed a considerable portion of  the three miles of underground  workings in the Granby mines at   Phoenix.  While not unprepared for suprises, the  magnitude of the ore bodies  far  surpassed my expectations.   They are the  largest ore bodies I ever inspected, and  I have had occasion   to   y.isit  n   gifat  m,aiiy mjiies, including my own in Mexi**  go.    ] shall leave to others the task of  estimating the millions of tons of ore  in sight or blocked out.     The surface  ore quarrying operations and the acre  tracts of ore underground   are   sights  that are calculated to arouse enthusiasm  even among the most   conservative  ol  mining  men.      The  showing of the  Granby group I understand is  almost  duplicated in' other Hoiind^ry camps.  Larje Copper Producer.  I have gathered enough infoi matron  AH tip's trip, to venture   the prediction  that this section is destined   to  be a  very large copper producer in the near  future.  Low Orade Mines Popular.  "Of course the Boundary, even with  its present annual output of from fif  teen to twenty million pounds of cop  per, is only in its infancy. Nature lifts  been lavish with ber mineral wealth.  The grade is law, and skilful attention  alone can treat theore profitably. 'Ihe  compensating factors are the si?.e and  uniformity of the ore bodies, their self-  fluxing character, and last but not  east, the fact that no sopiting' is re*-  fiuiied.,  ��� "After all, investors nowadays prefer the low grade propositions because  the element of permanence is .assumed,  and large profits accrue from the vast  oirpiit, even though the net output per  ton may be small. Some of the Lake  Superior copper mines are of very low-  grade, and, unlike the Boundary mines,  have not got the gold and silver values  to. fall back upon.;. Of course, the  method of treatment in''vogue in Mich-  gan is a good deal cheaper than in  British Columbia. There the ore is  free milling and jthe concentrates are  smelted."-' ' .; .  .   Mr. Nichols went on to!'observe that'  tie   men   employed  in  the   Phoenix  mines were, collectively speakings the  most intelligent body of miners he had  ever come in contact with.    He considered  u  Canadian  miner could accomplish in one day the equivalent of  the labor of two Mexican miners. ���The  subject suggested   other  comparisons.  Mr, Nichols said the people of Biitish  Columbia impressed him.as being more  active and wide awake than their countrymen in the eastern provinces'!,;'.'.  :������    Copper Will Go Higher,  Mr. Nicliols' is not at all   pessimistic  about   the  future  of. copper.     "The  metal," he said, in reply to a question,  "has been dealt with  a  little harshly,  and the drop in prides  has  frightened  timid people  to  death.    Copper consumption is bound to  increase, and I  look to see it go to 12 or 13 cents and  possibly to 14 cents per pound.' Influences  not  altogether connected  with  stockjobbing are keeping it down.    If  the natural law of supply and demand  were   not  interfered   with,   the! price  would advance. V'  "Our finn, which I- organized, was  one ol the lirst in the field. By the  application of electricity a purer quality of copper is produced than was possible formerly. In addition the'gotd  and silver values in the copper  matte are saved, but under the old  methods all these by-products..were  lost. The blister copper shipped us  ��� >y the Granby company was refined at  ihe minimum tariff because it "is free  Iroin antimony, arsenic and bismuth.  These foreign substances are frequently  encountered in the matte from o'ther  countries. H'e draw our raw material  from Australia, California, New Mexico, Arizona, Mexico, Colorado and  Montana.  "British Colombia," added Mr.  Nichols in conclusion, ''is all right. It  has a great future, but the people  should not get excited and overdo  things. Your timber wealth also impresses me very favorably. If we had  it down east it would be as valuable as  your mineral resources."  Do you want to make a dollar?  IF SO  r  Ashnola Smelter, Ltd,  Stock  !*  is a Safe Investment  at 15 Cents.  .1  The first 200,000 of these shares have already been subscribed, and shares are now sell*  ing at 15 cents on calls of 2 1-2 cents per month,  according to the terms of the prospectus; and  the fourth 100,000 are to be sold at 20 cents,  the fifth at 25 cents, on same terms.  1*1  CAPITAL, TWO MILLION DOLLARS,  2,000,000 Shares.      Par Value, $L00 Each.  Three-Quarters of the Capital Stock in the treasury,  $10,000 in cash and all demands paid to date  Resources : Coal, Gold, Copper, Silver, and  The TOWNSITE OF GARTRELL.  ��>?  We have not advanced the price of our  tobaccos. Amber smoking tobacco, Bobs,  Currency and Fair Play chewing tobaccos are  the same size andprice" To "the Consumer as  formerly. We have also extended the time  for the redemption of Snowshoe tags to January 1st, 1904.  THE EMPIRE TOBACCO CO., LIMITED.  Facts.  1.   The Company don't owe a dollar beyond t-u-h on  hand.  'i.   It  will sell you stock on   monthly  calif*,  which  speakB for itself.  3.   Faeh of the Officers and Directors pays in full for  his stock.  NOTICE.  I, John Wilson, assign inv interest in  license un lot 11, block S. l'lioeiiix. B.  0., until January'15, ���'l'J(>3, to .lames  Miimncrp. .J< hn Wilson.  Phoenix, B. C, August 20, 1M'.2.  For further information apply to the  *  Official Brokers of Ashnola Smelter, Limited:  PONTON &.MURRAY, Toronto. Onr.  0. S. DOUGLAS & CO . Vancouver, B. C  H  R. CAMERON, Winnipeg Man.  A. W. MORK it CO.. Victoria, B. C  W.N.'Met-!AN.VON, Moiiisbum':; Out.  R. J. STEEL, Nelson, B. U.    "  NOTICE.  To. Whom it May concern:  Notice is hereby given that we have  cased Ihe Stemwinder Hotel to John  llartinan for ihe term of one year, and  illative will not be responsible, for any  ������ills against said house during the life  uf said lease.      ' C, H Jluim.  S. A. Muixts.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, the 10ih dav  of July, 1902.  Head Office of the Company, Room "A," K-W-C  Block, Nelson, B. C.  CODE ADDRESS, '-ASHNOLA," NELSON. B. C. P. 0. BOX 714. TELEPHONE NO. 70.  EASTERN  .Oregon R. R. & Nav. Co.  Townships   Bank   Oregon Short Line R. R.  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP.  Notice is hereby given that the partnership heretofore existing between us,  the undersigned, as hotel-keepers at the  Norden lintel, Phoenix, British Columbia, has this day been dissolved, by nm-  lual consent.  A ildcb.l sowing to the said partnership  are to be paid to Thomas Meig, who will  .���ontiiiue to carry on Ihe business, and  all claims against the said partnership  are to he. presented to the said Thomas  Ucig, bv whom the same will be settled.  Diilul at Phoenix, B. C, this 25th dav  of August, 1002.  Alius Almstuom,  Thomas Bkkc;.  Witnesss: \  \V. B. COCIIIIANK.  TRANSpR 01? LICENSE.  Notice is hereby given lliat at the next  sitting of 'the (icense commissioners for  the city of. Phuoni* we intend to apply  for a transfer to. Thomas Herg of the. license which we hold tusell liquor hy retail in tho Norden hotel, situated on Do  minion avefinc. Phoenix. B. C.  Dated this 25th day of August, 1902.  Al.llIN Al.M.S'1'KOM,  Thomas Bkug.  H  AhOYON   HOTSI'KINGS   SA.MTAKI11M  Th(. .._.._..  ost complete U P A I T U  on the continent of North �� C H I. I O  America. Situated midst D C C f) R T  scenery unrivalled for gran- n ���- ^? V *��� ���  deur. HoathiE, Fishing and l��xc\\ri^on.$. Kesi  dent Physician and Nursf. 'Jfet'effra'pUiC communication with all parts'of the world; two  mails ny-rive anil dep-irt every day. Its liuths  cure all nervous a,nd nniscular di*tcflses* Us waters heal all Kidney, I.ivernud atomnch Ailments  Terms: J15 to JiS per week, according to res-  dence (11 hotel or Halcyon Hot Springs,  ow Lake 1). C.  1 For a  i  i Timepiece  One that will run  I lie year (irouiul  is what you need.  Jewclery  of even* clc.-icrijj  tiou suitable for birthay presents can b  (ibtiunc-it rtt  W. ZIMriERMAN'-S  ESTABLISHED 1S59.  CAPI'J'AL    -      -    -    -     $2,000,000  CAPITAL, PAID UP  - $1,955,225  RESERVE'.''UND   -  -   $1,200,000  BOARD OF DIRECTORS:  W.M. Farwkll; President.  Hon. M. H. Cochkanb, Vice-Pres.  Tsrael Wood, J. S. Mitchell, G. Stevens, J. N.  Galer,   N. W.   Thomas, C. H.   Kathan, H. B.  Rrown, K. C.  HEAD OKFICK, SHIJRBROOKE, P. Q.  ..Jas. Mackinnon,   Gen'l Mgr.  S. Edgell.  Local MEr.  S. F. Mokey, Inspector of Branches.  BRANCHES.  In Province ofQuebec*-  Montreal, B. Austiii, Manager.  . Waterloo W. 1. Briggs, Manager.  Rock Island, S. Stevens, Manager.  Cowansville, H. K. UfilIioms, Mgr.  Coaticook.K. NT. Kohinson, .Manager.  Richmond, W. !.. Hall, Mgr.  Granby, W. H. Robinson, Mgr.  Bedforc, W. H. Horgrave.Mgr.  Hunt ngdou, A. \V. Watson, Mgr.  Magog, Wr. D. Kraser. Mgr.  St. Hyaciulhe, J. Laframholse, Mgr.  Orinslown, E. W. Morgan, Mgr.  Windsor Mills, K. 1\ Olivier, Mgr.  In l'rovinceof British Columbia-  Grand Forks, Win. Spier, MEr  Plibeulx. N. 1'. Slack, Acllng Mgr.  Agents   in    Caitada,  Bank  of  Montreal   and  Qraucheii.  '���     I.omluli, Hug., National Bank oTScotluud.  "     Boston, National Exchange Hank.  "     New York, National l'urk Hank.  Collection,     made at   all   accessible    points  Drafts issued for any required amounts, good ai  nil poiuls In Canada,   U. S. and Europe.     Ex  change bought and sold,  Savings   Bkanch    Dkcartment    at    Eac��.  OKI-ICE.  Interest allowed Prom date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention ol  depositor.  Office Hours: 10-3: Satuidav from 10 to 12.  Union Pacific. R. R.  ONLY LINE EAST   VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daily.  Steamship tickets to Europe and other  foreign countries.  Leaves  Datlv  Spokane Time Schedule.  Effective fuiie 22 1902  Arrive.  Doily  MINERAL ACT.  Certlfi-^te of Improvements^  notice,  IMg Six Mineral Claim, situnte in the Grand  Korks Mining Division of Osoyoos District.  Where located: In Wellington Camp, adjoining the Jim Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, Sydney M. Johnson, acting  as agent for T. 1*. Mclntyre, I;ree Miner's Certificate No. H 51619, a mi O. E. Robinson, Vre��c Miner's  Certificate No. B 58.306, intend, sixty cloys from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a certificate ot improvements, (or Uie purpose  7.45 a.m. FAST MAIL���To and from  Coenrd'Alene district, Farm-  iiifiton. Garfield ' olfax, Pullman, * Moscow, *romeroy,  Waitshuig, Dayton, Wall a  Walla, Pei dletou; Baker City  and all points East 6 25 j\ in.  3-45 P-">- EXPRESS���For FanninKton  Garfield, Colfax, Pullman,  Moscow .Lewiston, Portland  Pan Francisco, Maker City  and all points EAST.  EXPRESS ���From all points  East, linker Citv, San Francisco, Portland,"Colfax, Car-  field and Farmiugton 9.50a. in.  ���Except Sunday.  riHOHT UNK TO CALIFORNIA.  Sun Fmiurisco-Portlnnd HuuLe.  Steamers sail from Aiusworth rtock, Portland,  at 8 p. in. and from Spear Street wharf, SatiFran-  cisco, at 10 a. m. every five days.  Tickets on sale at all S. F ��S; N. Stations.  For further information as to rates, time of  trains, equipment, etc., nddress  GEO. J. MOIILF.R. General Agent,  430 Riverside Ave., Spokaut;, Wash  World's Scenic Ronte  DIRECT LINE  EAST WEST  Winnipeg. New'. Wastn-inster  Toronto Vant*otiver  Ottawa Victoria  Montreal Skagway  .St. John Dawson  Halifax Seattle  Boston Portland  Ni-\v York San Francisco  ,       UPPER LAKE STEAMERS  Leave  Fort  William   Sunday,  Tuesday  and Friday.  VIA SOO MXK  St. Paul,    Onltttli,     Cliirtigo,  Dated this 30th dny or July, A. D., 1902.  4S  Sydney -M. Johnson.  ��� 0  4��<;i^<iqeeoo-��oeeeocteeooeoeo I  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate o( Improvcmenls.  NOTIC15.  'Duintiilon JIinc;n\ ('Utin, ntinnti' in tllcOrnm)  l'orkii >I Ui'jiiE Division of Osoyoos District.  WliL'K* lotatcd. On I.oukont ^Mouiitnin, ami  near the lookout Miucinl Claim.  Take notice Hint I, Svrfucy It Johnson ncling,-  as nRi*nt for J P. Shannon, l-'rtt- Miner's Ctrt'fi-  cnttr No. Il 54.195. intcnil, sixty 'lays from the date  herenf, to apply to the MiniiiK Ke<^)tdc'i tor a  certificate of iinprovcnients. fgr the purpose ot  obtaining a crown srnnt ofthe ahove claim.  And further lake notice that action, under section tt,'uiust lie comuH-nccd before the Issuance  of snch certificate ofnupiovenients.  Dated this'lath day of July. A. D., 1903.  43J] SYDNSV   M. JOHNhON.  Spokdoe Uh m k\\\m  NELSON &   FORT   SHEPPARI)  KED MOUNTAIN RT.  Washington and Great Ncr. Ry.  V,, V. and E. Ry.  The only all-rail route betwotw. all ppluts east  west, and south to Ross^ud, Nelson and all iu-  termedtate points; cpuuecting 'At Spokane with  the Great Xotkhe'cn, Korthel u Paciljc aud O. k (t  N. Co. ���������<"������  Connects at Iyosslmul a.U<l Nelson -with Canadian 1'aeific Kailwa^j*.  Connects atNelPon with steamer for Kaslo and  all Kootenay T.ake points.  Connects at Curlew with stage foi Gitcu  wood and Midway. U. C.  Huflfet cars run on passenger trai'.yi between,  tweeu Spokane and Republic.^  Through Tourist  Sleeping Cars  EAST  Lenvi'S Dtintnure jiinctiuii daily for St.  I'anl: Konli'iiay   landing  Tnesdev mid  Saturday    for    To.onto,   Montreal   anil  all eastern print*-.  WF.ST  Leaves KevwUtoku daily for Seal lie  and YiiiuMiiwr.  Tliruiigli l>i)ukiiigg to Europe via 11II  Atlutilie I'linles.  Prepaid t rkele at lowest rates issued  from all Kiirnpean eimntries.  For Time-tables   rates  and   fUtt iuformattou  call on or address nearest local apent. or  O. W. Dey, E.J. Coyle,  Agent* A.G.P.Agt..  Phoenix, li. C.   Vancouver, B.C  j. S. Carter, D. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.  Wliy you should bttw.v.  El'HKCTIV.ft AlKiUST- 17.  I.eave.  9:55 **-  m...  .0.^0 a  m.  7:15 a.  111..  11.07 a  . in.  10:24 :'  . in.  9:jo a.  111...  190 3.  Arrive   Spokane 5:45 p.  ni   Rossland... 5:10 p ni,   Nelson Koo p. u,.   Miller's ;Vvti>. m.  (Grand KorksV   Curlew*....:...,. ,....4:41 p. in.  ........ K,e^ii.Mic .....5:45 p. 111.  H, A. JACKSON,  General rnsseiiRcr Agent  Spokane, Wash.  Cotton rags wanted at the Pioneer  office. Highest price paid. Briii"  'em along and get your money.  CHEWING  I    TOBACCO  1  ! Secaose it is Hie BK-iT iiualfty  j Because it, is the MOST LASTIXT? t-iiew  j Because it is the I, \ROKST high prude ij*  ' or Uh: piiit;  j Because iheTAtiS ARK, VAI.UA I5I.K fi.r  ! pr< tiiinii!*-' nnlil January I, !904  j Because we (iUA \< ANTKK eveiy (iltiiiand',  I Because YOUR DKAI.KK  IS ADTHOI!-  | IZKI. TO    HKKUNI)   MONKY'  I IK   YOU   ARK    NOT   SATfS-  I flKH  ! The Kmi'iuk ToiiAcru Co., l/iir.  S!"*fi*J  '"V;":'  ���s.j-fA;'*,''  NV��*E -^ 1  n.iiiiwuiwMillilil I IHIIIfr\Hllr''tTiff^rir  9^ffe5^^fJL^rj-J Jlto^-^ iiiaiuiiiMww��M6w  f^iff*J)naii��m��ej!wni  ft"V-.-,.r5V" ^rff(  \ Mi  "Ms;  fed?.  ." J;'  'it)!*'  J'i1  Up  mm-  il?  Sill  fetfil  mm  itllL'l  tew  ft  lERfert   ���  Pi-'"  fllpi*'  S*f?��8f��  F��i  sll**|7  J*  lift  Itisfci  life*  til  %!"  i-SS  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  Good Bar in  Connection.  Large Sample Rooms.  Electric J*&  jij6,jt Bells  and Lighted  The Dominion House  OXLEY & McCLUNG, Proprietors.  Centrally Located  THE ONLY FIRST-CLASS  HOTEL IN PHOENIX  Old Ironsides Avenue  Rooms and Dining Room  In charge of the Misses Smith.    Table served with the best in  matkets. Special attention to wants of miners and mining men.  ! Bellevue Hotel I  ���   ��� ���  ���      . Marshall & Shea, Props. ~ ���  Best Obtainable  Brands of  Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  In Connection with Aetna Lodging House.  Knob Hill Avenue,  Phoenix, B. C.  BUS MEETS ALL TRAINS. LIVERY STABLE IN CONNECTION  'Phone 29  Dining Room  First-class in  Every I'aiticular.  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  MATTERS OF GEN-  kK*\>. IKTEREST  ". O   P. OliNICIAJ* S  County Court- County court wns'^Milton, ?>*r'*5"jl*-''**. who tesigned  held tliis week at  Greenwood,  JiHke'a'id -vent to the nonhwesi  Andrew Leamy piesiding.   Theieweie  a number of cases ol minoi impoitance  on the dockei,  from Phoenix.  among them  several  Eagles Growing���The local aerie  of Eagles is growing stead.ty, having  now over a hundred members in good  standing. From two to four are initiated ever)' meeting night. The lodge  is preparing for a number ofentertiin-  ments'from'now on.  We May Get It���Hugh McCulch-  eon, collector of customs at Gieenwood.  was in the city early ill is week on official business. He thinks now, that  with the presentment of the matter, it  may be arranged so that Phoenix has  customs facilities ��� something long  needed.  New Stage Line ��� Last Monday  John Collins began  running a daily  ' stage line to Nelson, Wash., to connect  with the trains on the Great Northern  railway, coming and going. Quite a  number have taken advantage of it to  - visit the Spokane Interstate Fair, which  opened last Monday.  Time Table Changed���Beginning  Monday the C P. ft. will put the winter time table into effect. The outgoing train will leave Phoenix at 1.35  p. m., and will arrive on the return  trip at 4.10 p. m., the trains in and out  of the Boundary passing at Eholt, as.  thev did last winter.  ast spnng,  ��� etumed.l'ium the Cal15.1ty disiiict this  iieek, and experts to lemnin here  He, like otheis, tepoits geneial pros-  penty in the nonhwesl, but he evidently pit-lets the Bmindaiy country,  just the same. He has taken the  agency of the Equitable Life'for the  Bountiaiv.  Beaten* Again ���Last Sunday the  Eagles' base ball nine went down again  before the Gianby nine by a score of  31 to 11. This is the third game of  the set ies, and each time the champions  of the Boundary came out the winners,  although the Engles did some excellent  playing and incidentally cieated much  amusement for the large number of  spectators who attended.  Off for the Old Country���Dr.  G. S. Gordon expects to leave next  Monday for a trip to eastern points, to  be absent between three and four  months. While he is gone he will  cross the ocean and visit his sister,  who lives in London, England, afterwards spending some time at his old  home injlalifax, Nova Scotia, and in  New York city, before returning to  Phoenix.  City and District Notes  Successful Nimrods���R. L. Boyd  and M. L. Groulx returned late last  week v from hunting * up the mam  Kettle river, after a most successful  trip.v They secured during the week's  absence two bucks and all the birds  and fish they could use. This is the  local record so far this year.  Out of Quarantine���Jede. Summers, who was quarantined some time  ago on account of scarlet fever, was let  out by the city health officer last Sat  urday, having been quarantined just agaln before long  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  Choice tobaccos and cigars at Albin's  News depot.  C. S. Schlam went to Spokane last  Monday.  The infant child of C. E. Peterson,  of Anaconda, died hist Sunday.  Mrs. W. L. Germaine went to the  coast this week, to spend a month or  two.  J. A. Munson, was in the city Thursday, looking after his property interests  here.  Next week Thursday the Thanksgiving ball of Phoenix Miners' Union will  be held.  Geo. L. Pedlar, eye specialist, will  fit glasses at McKenzie's drug store,  Oct. 21-22.  Wedding bells have been ringing in  Phoenix this week, and they wiii ring  nine weeks and three days. ' Gene-  iveve Delgrove was dismissed at the  same time, having been quarintined  the same length of time.  After a "Wad" ��� C. F. Packard,  ah old newspaper man, but who was  employed by the Kettle Valley lines in  the time of construction, has sued that  concern, for $25,000 damages for malicious prosecution. He was recently  arrested,-charged with appropriating  funds of the Hot Air line, and on trial  was acquitted.  Hack Agajn to Phoenix���Dougald  Mrs. W. B. Willcox spent a couple  of days in Grand Forks this week, visiting Mis. Chas. Powell.  Guss Luff has taken charge of the  Yale-Columbia LunberCn.'s office and  business at Greenwood.  The Gtand Forks base ball team  beat the Nelson, Wash., fans last Sun-  day by a scoie of 3 to 2.  King Rees had the experience of  shooting his gun to frighten away a  prowler last Monday night.  Bettei get. around and order that  photo while you think about it. Mliner's the man to do it for you.  J. E. W. Thompson is acting as city  clerk while D. J. Matheson arid biide  are away on the wedding trip.  GOOD NEWS...  ���FROM THE   PEOPLE'S STORE  40 pound box Apples, $1.90; 20 pound .box Apples, $.1.00.  Potatoes, $1.25 per hundred.  We have been appointed agonts for the celebrated  KA.MLOOP8 CIGARS, and sell tliem at fat-lory prices. .  These cigars are not made in theeaBt by cheap labor, but  ore made almost at home, and are admitted by all lovurs ol  the weed to be excellent cigars.  As eoon as the freight blockade is raised we expect Car  Groceries, Car of Flour and Car of Hay. And as soon as  we can make arrangements we will carry a complete etock  of Feed, Hay and Grain of all kinds.  Whenever any of my competitors tell you that the;? sell  goode cheaper than Hardy, you tell them that they are  mistaken, and I will prove to you that they are.  'Phone 61.  Randolph Stuart has accepted tht  position as travelling representative 01  the B. C. Mining Recoid, of Victoria.  The wife of D. Sherman, an employee  of the Mothet Lode smelter, died Insi  week Friday, leaving two young children.  The New Westminstei lacrosse team  won two out of tinee games on tJici.  own grounds against the Shamrocks 01  Montreal.  Milner makes photos, lain or shine  Don't hesitate at all. It the weathei  don't suit you it suits us, ifit is a Ii ills.  cloudy.  Electric fixtures have 'been phueo  in St. Andiews Ptesbyterian cliuich,  and will be used next Sunday lor tin  first time.  Rev. D. H. Reid, formeily of Phoe  nix, but now of Nelson, is exchanging.  pulpits with his biother from Vaucuu-.-  er for a time.  Hon. A. G. Blair, minister of railways, has set Friday, October 24th, i< r  the hearing of the crossing ol the V.,V.  & E. at Giand Forks.  Rev. Joseph McCoy, who is wel*  known in Phoenix, having resided heie  some months, has opened a ladies' college at Victoria.  '  Woik has been started on the laige  brick vault to receive the drainage ol  the Bank block, which will be located  under the First slrcet biidge,  F. S. l-ar.-ish, manager of the B. C.  mine, has been doing some expeit woik  in East. Kootenay lately, where his  piincipals are also interested.  Miss Boultbee, of Rosslvid, who has  been visiting with Mrs. J. W. Astle)  at the Snowshoe mine for some time,  returned to her home last Monday.  R. A. McMordie, piincipal of the  Columbia public school, has accepted  a similar position at Fernie, and ha-,  been succeded by Lawrence Redmond.  G. W. Elliott, of Seattle, who six  years ago had an option on the Winnipeg mine, Wellington camp, was registered at the Dominion house early this  week.  The lakes of the district are being  stocked with black bass by the Dominion government, among them Long  Lake, in Long Lake camp, being included.  Owing to absence of members, no  council meeting was held last Wednesday, but one will probably he held this  morning, to dispose of some important  business.  Rev. J. Hard will occupy the Presbyterian pulpittomorrow morning, and  the pastor, Rev. V. M. Purdy, who is  much better after his recent indisposition, will, preach in the evening  H. S. Caylej, of the law firm 01  Cayley & Cochrane, has been elected  president of the Grand Forks board ol  trade, vice-president E. Doberer, resigned, on account of moving to Vei-  non.  Wm. Hunter, held of the Win. Ilun'.-  er Co., Ltd., spent Sunday in the city  on a visit to his local store. Mr. Hunter has recently given up business in  Nelson, and once more makes his home  in Silverton.  E. Ii. Newhouse, general manager of  the American Smelting and Refining  Co., was a( recent vUtor to Grand  Foiks where he inspected the Granby  smelter, being the guest of Stipt.  Hodges, who is an old friend and co-  workci in the smelting business.  R. Gardom, customs officer at Midway, was married on Saturday to Mis>s  Susan J. Haynes, youngest daughter ol  the late judge Haynes, of Osoyoos. The  ceremony was performed by Rev.  Father ltedard, at the ��� house of the  biide's mother, Airs. E. J. Dowing,  Midway.  Are your eyes prepared for the long  winter evenings? One pair must last  your lifetime and it is false and bitterly legretted economy to neglect the  leliefof propeily fitted glasses when  headache or failing sight warn of eyestrain. Geo.L. Pedlar, specialist, will  make his regular visit at McKenzie's  dmg stoie, Oct. 2fr22. No charge is.  made for examination, and every glass  is guaranteed.  New Millinery Store.  The ladies of Phoenix will kindly  take notice that we have leased the  store adjoining McKenzie's diug store,  in the McAuliffe building, and aie now  displaying some of the nicest creations  in fall and winter hats yet seen in the  Boundary No ,| need to send or go  away this year. Our goods are all new  and in ihe latest style. We invite you  to call and inspect.  McKENZIE & HAJiJJLEV,  McAuliffe Block,  Dominion Ave.  NOTICE.  Notice is herebv given tlmt, having  -.ild out my inie!e��t in tlie Fashion  <iab!i'. iit-i-etofoie owned by Fnis��*r &  Uindoii, to Samuel W. Johiifon, all accounts owing to October 1, 11KI2, to the  /inn of Fmscr & Landon will t>e settled  t>v fca'nl linn, and ull bills due the late  linn 10 October 1, 1902, will be collected  bv Fisi-er<�� l-atidiin.  All accounts not fettled within ten  days, will be placed in the bunds of a solicitor for collection.  Joii.v K. Fiuskb.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., Oct. 4, 1902,  Lowney's  Delicious   Chocolates  and Bon-Bons.    .    .  We have been appointed the sole  agents in Phoenix for these cele  biated confections. They aie the  best in the woild. TaKe a box  home to your wife ��� she'll appreciate it.  BOYLE,  The Druggist.  ���J'lione 16  I CAN-VOU CAN  ���NINTH   ANNUAL  i Mm  ATTEND THE  SPOKANE. WASH., Oct. 6 to 14, inclusive  Knob Hill Ave.  Phoenix, B. C.  ���FINE EXHIMTS IN���  C. f_     HORSI-S, HOGS,  OtOCK   CATTUi. SH1C1-P  Fine Arts Exhibit  Fruit Exhibits  MINKHAL  'uxiimits.  TIIK HtvST IN  TilK NORTHWHSTV-   ...'.  ffi     r>t     1   j.     T\ TJ..     '_-,'   DIO KVHNTKAHI DAV,  IH eight Day Kacmg ioa horses knturhd.  I Agricultural Exhibits ^^'Ss  m $25,000 IN PREMIUMS.  Ml       BEST MUSIC���Amusement ex'tnvii-diiuiry. 'O.^it-i'sVioii i.jirh'tfrs.tif.  Ml   all kinds for sale     Write U>r .���atiilojiii.-H.       <* I'.O. H. M A \\ I l A.,  m VRASK. LKAKE. A.lverliHn- A Kent. Ms?r. mid fei.y-, .  Waterman's Ideal  Fountain fi  Pen  tThel  What we say  WE DO.  satbfactlon.i  iese pens me the finest:  1" th.; 'ioiId, iiiM ;tie muleolj  fiisi tpn'ity 14k. g'i'ii M'lth the)  lii^.K -�� nmde ot' workman-;  -hip. Th-.-v .'iu- lipp.-J with:  i\^ bv'-.i iniiiium, .md ^"'mcli  in ani'iOess de��:-ee** of fine-;  .u.--s .vul ilexibibtv. The)i  jro .ilii'i'tiieh" non-foirodablej  .���nd -.ii1 1j-1 Ioi jc.ts. :  Full nv,uiiment of nibs and;  !,uinis in stock. :  ��� ���  Foi sale in phoenix only by!  0  fc>-"<*  Hie M: e  STATIONERS,  KNOB HIM, AVI-;., PHOHXIX, n C  -���***-�������� *>+���**  .-There are just  Two Kinds of  JOB PRINTING  1    1 ���  They are the hind that, is a  credit to you and your printer and���the other kind. . .  Ours is Said to be the Best  When you want something  Neat,  Clean,  Attractive  IN OFFICE STATIONERY  We have the crl and the artist* to give  ijiin exact Iy lultal yon wish.  Our nuclipiiwal  department equipped  iiiiiii the latest and best.  PKiKEER PUBLISHING CO.,  PHOKXIX. B. C.  Phoenix Bakery,  s  We make good  bread,     Try it.  .C. W. GUKKR. Proprietor.  f CHurch Services   |  j Tomorrow.       J  ���w������.�����������wnm��w.i iiiimmiiwiw m^r  Church of England���Si John's  Mission; services tomorrow, evening.  Rev. E. P. FleivHIing, vicar.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow ai 11 a. in. and  7:30 p. 111, Sunday school and liible  class at 3 p. ni. Rev, V. M. Purdy,  B. A., pastor.  Congregational���Preaching services  tomorrow at n a. in. and 7:30 p. m.  Rev. Jasper Hard,    pastor.  Methodist���11 a. m. Talks 011 the  Life ol Chiist. 3 p.m., Sunday school  as usual. 7.30 p. m., evening service,   jjey. T. Green, B. A, pastor.  We compound prescriptions as ordered  by the Doctor.  When we repeat your prescription, we do not put up something  Ihut tastes directly opposite, and  then swear it is just the same as  the original.  "Practical woik and no  Sn bsiftu* ing."  is our motto.  A��P. McKENZIE  Practical Druggist^  Unrdy-McKrnzlc Block,     Phoenix, II. C.  Alarm Clocks."  UV h.ive jti'il ici eifi-d u ncu.  nhiimjii' o; the noisii.***!  Ala-ni Cl'xk1*;. o'l evei s.n..  Tlu-i 'ie .-il -'urii il e Iipm  iii.i'.vi1.. ni'.l *.i ��. '<-; I'n.'  ��-iniiliii.V *���!' �� 1 1 *��� C-'lll* 111  and see thi m.    I'-iio- tig!''.  GEO. E. D3Y,  i:*i.l) il 11 A . ipi.*, 1',.       ):,  o****s^'%&yv*%vi\%i  FOR RENT  lioiihk' DwtlHii^'House, t-m-l, ^j,*,  : |iit i]".'i)'li.  Tlrvi* i'"iii<i! (i"ii ":*, >J5.  I|.,v;ry'i0   \-' V.  'lovviisitij  l.iiWl'"* il'nVIl  :'<��� Pflll .  i.'nl.-iliji ]loii(?t'.;'  and  FOR SALE  P.-ill K'..< ''.vcllilljif llODH'.  '..Al.--<' -iii lint' r lit carnin  ... <-riv, .        .,:.  Wi* li'itvi' piinie ��� yobd liargaiu^  |..t-.- ii' ill' pi'its of town:  FIRE, LIFE and  prop*.  I ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  IMCARTHUR i\ iHOINEf, J  AQENTS J  I"  (). II11X.33 V. &N,'Plinuc,},   f  -^^���^%���%,���%/ -%>v*vvv-w%-��.��  �����$.��>:  1AKERY  SALE  BUSINESS   FOI!   : MRS. EATON :  PIANO .-nd VOICE CULTURE  1 ���  I!  't.-iUc::!*:? .icu ('.inn.,  Pilot nix, !1. <'  llutcl,  I For paticuJars Inquire of  J. S. McCAGUE,  ���^ Phoenix.. B. C.  �����������������������������������������������������������������������������I  .'-.    lr^ - 1     .      1 'I,*   1 '.A  ny     i'.w - * t>u in..; tin n  '(iiitliiuc: to mnkr the  1    ---tu 'u .lis Bom  HARNESS  SHOP  GRANBY EXCHANGE  4 - DEPARTMENTS -- 4  HOUSES  tor Kent and Sals  ��� picks, si. .vcis, i carpels, te- Fun.i'iiiv   ��� %s,  Stwl,  ':ic  laiii.s Drapcriw-5   j   il-iiis3 Fa:iii..!.ijs  Leather and  Leather Goods  ENCKES  lCHINE  COMPLETE PLANTS  fliniiif.(i)[i(fii!iJiri.kl;It(.  ��[[��mt ��"i:r ^   4&imm  Ueii>\ < ft'.i*i> and Works:  Lansdowne Street,  Shed) ooko  Quel) c  Can'da.  Pumps, Cars. Buckets, and Rlttlll,loflil,v,1,11,nv.iiii...iiH...  General Mine Supplies.  Water Power  Machinery, Etc.  iii*-iliind and Uri-muouil, B. C.  ��� ������������������������������e��*a ������������������������������������ ��������������� �����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ��  One Good Investment  Worth a Life Time of work.  is  An Investment in Phoenix Realty at the present time is  bound to bring a handsome dividend at no distant date. No one with an understanding of  the possibilities of the Phoenix mines believes that present low real estate values will long  prevail. With increased ore shipments prices are stiffening up. We still have some good  values in Dominion Copper Co.'s Addition and other parts of the citvat most reasonable  figures.    Whether you desire it for an investment or a home we can fill your wants.  Ad^ss G. W. RUMBERGER,  Hoases for Rent. Dominion Avenue, Ptoenix, B. C.  t  ��  t  ��  r  ���ti��i��ii��itnin��<iitiiiiii����eae����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������'���������������������������  Your leisure monents may be pleasantly spent at Albin's pool rooms.  A new line of cigais at Albin's News  Depot.    Have you tried them ?  For fine watch and jewelry repairing  see Zimmermann, on First street.  Fruits and confectionery, fresh and  tempting, at popular prices. Albin's  News depot.  If your watch or clock isoutofgear,  Zimmerman, the jeweler can put it in  first class shape.  Those chocolates sold by Almstrom  are the kind thai melt in your mouth.  Have you tried them ?  Union goods:���You will find the  best Hues of union made cigars and  tobaccos, at Albin's News Depot.  If you are a stranger come in;  whether you want anylliing or not  you're always welcome at Albin's  News Dejiot,  FOR MEN AND WOMEN.  'W!V%^��^^^^ky  Pf??11"1^11 Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  ��^%i

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