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 /j/ ->  l Moiv ision nn* woilinj; ���:  ��� in tht; In inc.'; or '.   ���  j      PHOENIX       I  ': Than in all other Bonn-  j  j dnry ("imps combined.   '1  i he Pa'roll of :  PHOENIX :  Is larger than that of :  an*   other   Boundary J  Camp.        - ���  the Interests of the Boundary Mining: District.  Vol.. I.  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 19c  No. 5'  HON. JAS. il. TURNER  PLAY EVEN-  AT THE  WITH  By Outfitting���  BIGi   out of ilie   STORE  Provincial  Finance  Phoenix.  Minister  BIGGEST STOCK  AT THE-  hi  of  tel  se-  ���ge  es.  ed  Smallest  99  Price!  No Last Year's Stock TlTtU EMBER. Groceries, Granny Rubbers, Overshoes, Etc Large1 selection of Ladies,  Childrens?and Gents'. Underwear. ��� ���  In Silk, Cotton, Wool or Flannel.  Our Crockery is now in.   We  ccries; they speak for themselves.  don't advertise our Gro-  ���n'aik i.s CiiKAP.  I3m it takes mency to  buy Whiskkv.  CALL AND BE CONVINCED.  i iiiSiiFai  Old Ironsides Ave., Phoenix, B. C.  0.  jr  XGM%#*&  and Encourage Union Labor.  - :ffle;aire sole indents for these shoes in  Phoenix. They are manufactured by Union  Labor, and we can with confidence recommend them to  Give Satisfaction.  MINK  Finds if Pare! to Realize Ihe Slie of Ore Bodies  ���Government Will do More for the  Boundary.  hast Wednesday Hon. fames Herbert I'urnci, e\-premicr and at piesent  finance minister of the piovince of  Bntish Columbia, was a visitor to  Phoenix. He was accompanied by A.  C. Flumerfeit, assistant general manager of, the Miner-Graves syndicate.  Mayor Lloyd A. Manly, of Grand  Forks, also came ���up on the same train  , and was one of the distinguished |.iarty.  After being shown all through' the  workings of the Old Ironsides, Victoria  and Knob Hill mines in tbeafternoon,  by J. F. Hemenway, the local representative of tbe syndicate, Mr.-.Turner  accorded a Pioneer man an interview  in the Evening at Mr. Hemeiiway's  residence.  Mr.Turner is an elderly gentleman  of perhaps 60 years of age, with a most  .courtly manner. Probably no man in  the province i.s better acquainted ��� with  the afHiirs of British Columbia, and i.o  one better knows the standing of the  province abroad; Fourteen years ago,  or in 1886, he was elected to the legislature, and in the following year entered the administration of the late  Hon, A. E. B. Davie as minister of  finance- and agriculture. Again'successful in the general elections of 1890  and 1894, in March of 1895, on the  elevation of the late Chief Justice  Davie to the bench, he took the office  of premier and minister of finance and  agriculture. Although . re-elected in  1808, his government .was dimissed by  ex-Lciul.-Gov.' -Mclnnes, who 'was himself dismissed last summer for this and  other acts. When Hon. James Duns-  miiir formed his cabinet last June he xit  onceicalled on Mr. Turner to take the  portfolio, of minister, of finance.  .First Trip to Boundary.  Although the finance minister, visited the Kootenays in j89��,'during the  campaign, this is his first trip into the  ' Boundary country' which is now attracting such wide attention on account of  the large ore shipments from the Phoenix camp mines. . Tuesday Mr. Flumerfeit escorted Mr. Turner through the  reduction works of the Granby Co. at  Grand Forks, and the latter gentleman  was surprised and delighted at the  completeness and extensive scope of  the company's smelter.  To state that the honorable finance  minister was amazed beyond description at the mammoth ��� ore bodies  blocked outin the Old Ironsides and  Knob Hill mines, as he traversed the  canners are out of pocket, the owners of  the factories will have to pay the taxes  on: t,heir property just-: the same. And  so it is everywhere: I'esides, the  mineral tax is not'on the gross output  but on the net returns from the  mines ' '  stated that one object  of the trip was 'to Visit the 'different  government agencies in this section.  He had been at Nelson and Rossland;'  but had not had time to visit the Slocan  on this trip. He was to-drive down, to  Greenwood Thursday taking the Columbia river boat that night, and; thence  back to .Victoria, visiting Vernon lie-  fore returning. He had expected the  Horii James. Dunsnuiir,. premier to  accompany him on this trip, but the  latter had been called to San Francisco  by the death of his brother. Hon.  Richard McBride, minister of mines,  he expected, would shortly visit the  Boundary.  Before leaving the Pioneer man was  informed by Mr.. Turner that from  now on the government intended to  pay'particular attention to the Boundary country, and its needs in the way  of public improvements^ and proposed  to aid-its development' in every reasonable manner.      ������'���'���  BEATS ALL RECORDS  re   Shipments  Last Tuesday.  of  THEY REACHED NEARLY LOW TONS  No Group of Mines In British Columbia Has  Ever Shipped as Many Tons la Twenty  . Four Hours.  IMPROVED BALLOTS.  An Improvement, In the Pri ntinj Will Make  Less Spoiling in Future.  Mr. D. J. McDonald, the returning  officer, states that aii.iiiiprpyeiiient'has  been made in the new ballots which  are lo.be used-at the'lbrthcoming election, says the Kossiand'.'Miner. On  the old ballot, against the name of each  candidate which was printed within a  black block, was left, a circular disc on  which cross had to be placed. If the  cross was not placed within, the disc,  although opposite to the name' of the  candidate, the ballot was'olten thrown  out, although there would seem to be  no reasonable doubt as to the intention  of the voter. v. >  Under the new system the black  blocks, or parallelograms arc still left,  hut they.are placed an inch apart and  between each pair is set the- name of a  candidate, in other words the names of  the candidates are separated by the  blocks referred to. To "signify his intention, all that the voter has to dor,is  to place a cross anywhere opposite to'  the name of his choice.'; Jf is: thought  that'"this;:meth'6'd-w.wiU"^1tfcepr'"?"m^y'''"a"  ballot which',-' under the disc system  would probably have to he rejected.  There is also another point to which  the returning officer railed ; attention  and that i.s the freedom of the voter  to .vole, anywhere- within his riding.  Thus a Rossland voter can vote at  'IVail or a Greenwood voter "could vote  here if he so desired. It is not necessary that the voter should be within  his own city to vote as long as he is  within the electoral district.  Last Tuesday Phoenix set a record  in the way of ore shipments tor a  single day, exceeding that ol any single  camp or gioup of mines in British Columbia. Dining the 24 hours of (hat  day, or between daylight and dark,  nearly 1,000 tons of ore were ship|>ed  from the propwtits ot the Miner-  Graves syndicate in this ramp. The  ore came from the Old Ironsides, Victoria and Knob Hill mines, and was  sent down to the Granby smelter, at  Grand Forks, in 31 cais ot about 30  tons each, in three separate trains.  It i.s not intended at present to ship  as much 01 e as this each dav, but it  shows that the mines ol this ramp can  easily send out 1,000 tons daily when  the syndicate s smeltei at Giand Forks  is able to receive and tieat that  amount.  ���"At present the smelter's capacity on  the self-fiu\ing Phoenix ores, i-, 600  ions, and this is being daily run  through. In'tact one dav 1 ec entl>  624 tons of Phoenix ore were inn  through. 'Ihe regular shipments now  from this camp are kept at 600 tons  per da)'.  In Boundary Mines 1  7'he -Winnipeg sent out a car of ore  to the Trail smelter last Satin da}.  Last month the B C. mine ship  ped over 3,000 tons of oie. About  100 men are now employed at the  property.  Last week the Tew el mine, in Long  Lake camp, near Eholt, sent two cats  ofore to the Silica reduction uoiks,  near Rossland  Three, cars of_qre wer�� shipped by  theAthelstan List week, and so far  one car this week Ahother is expected to go out today.  The Granby smelter up to last week  had.shipped 22 (aiioad-, or about 600  tons of matte to the New York refinery.  The value ot the matte is said to oc  $160 per ton.  The Snowshoe is loading a car with  ore, which it is expected will be sent  out tomorroiv. In the railway tunnel  crosscuttinsj has been slatted over 300  ORE SHIPMENTS TO TRAIL.  Boundary Mines Making a Good Showing ft  C. PJR. Smelterr _  "'I he shipments to the Trail smelter  during the past twp weeks show a  steady increase from the mines of the  Bjundary (ountry, while those of the  Le Roi and Center Star at Rossland  have lallen off, according to the Trail  Cieek News  J ��ist week the Le Roi did not ship,  while the Center Star shipped 2301  tons. This week the Le K01 shipped  470 tons, while the Center Star's -diip-  nient amounted to 17-2 tons, both to-  gethei not equalling that ot the pie-  viotis week.  On the other hand the B. C. mine,  in the Boundary, shipped 631 Ions for  the week ending Septetnbei 29th, 900  tons lor last week aud 1235 tons 101  this week, an increase of 604 tons over  th.it ot two weeks ago.  Following were the ore shipments  receded at the 'i rail smelter Irom the  different shipping mines lor weeks  ending Octobei 6 ana 13:  RUMBERGERISMAYOR  Pioneer of Phoenix Its  Executive,  First  Tons,  Le Kjm  ��� <:��  Center stnr  ���      4��'3  B C    .  ill".  Alliclstmi.  .   ..            104  1'oHlll]  J9  Idaho  .     4��  I'a> He  17S  Snlhinil  40&  Athnha-K:*  jo;  Vinir  S��  huttrpn-**.  ���      }1  Snowshoe, copptr  IX  Total  7S49  THERE WAS NO OPPOSITION TO HIM  Nominees for Council are Messrs. Punch, Mclnnes, Clark, Bell, Morris, Marshall, Graham and McBean.  NEW SCHOOL HOUSE CONTRACT.  Mr. Corner Gets it, But Declines to Carry it  Out.  Some two weeks ago four or five  bids for the construction  of the  new-  various drifts, slopes and tunnels, does J.school house in Phoenix were, sent in to  not  express   it.    In   fact   when  the ! the department o'f lands works at Vic-  ���:o:-  OVERSHOES, ETC,  .'������ Passed into. Stock*  Our Fresk Butter and Eggs J  ARE SJXGH, not merely said  tO:be.. ��� \Uy"yy-:[. .       * >*  s^sasfflsBSBJsssNW^rsaB  Remember the  iriiors Avenue,  Phoenix, B. C.  Pioneer man was talking to him alter-  wards, he could hardly realize the magnitude there of what he had seen. And  Mr. Turner is a gentleman of wide ..experience'in' general: business, too.  He informed the Pioneer man that  the entire trip into the Boundary* thus  far was a great revelation to him. He  had heard, of course,, of the mines and  large ore bodies, but was impressed in  no small degree by this personal examination of these extensive ore producers.  ., In regard to the metalliferous mines  tax on net output of ore, Mr. Turner  was asked if he thought it was equitable  that the same tax of two,per cent  should be paid by mines producing  $10 ore as by those where ore went $10  or $200 per ton. He answered that  last year the ore tux brought in com-  paritively small returns, and this year  the estimates placed it at $100,000.  but it would amount to a less sum.  "Why, said he," every one objects to  being taxed, and in the case of the tax on  ore it was not easy to distribute it to  suit every one. Down on the Eraser  river, where the salmon.pack has this  year been an absolute failure and the  toria. Among those bidding were  Thomas Corner, Neil Stewart, Smith  Bros., Scott & .McLaren and others.  Early this week Mr. Corner was  notified that his tender, said to be  S2.974, had been accepted by the government, the papers to be executed at  the office of \V. G. McMynn, gold  commissioner at Greenwood. Mr.  Corner, however, has decided that 1k-  does not want the contract, as he had  not allowed for excavating, and he has  so notified Mr. McMynn, who has in  turn notified Mr. Gamble, the government engineer. Mr. Corner's bondsmen are A. Sercu and J. Ii.  Graham.  Just what will__ be done about thp  matter i.s not yet'known, but it is understood that the'bid o( Scott & Mc--  Laren was the next lowest, and if the  government does not require Mr.  Corner to carry out his tender, they  will probably get the job.  Secretary Matheson has heard from  the department of education, acknowl-  eding receipt of advices that a vote of  citizens was in favor of the lirooklvn  avenue site. This will probably therefore be the location of the new public  school building for Phoenix.  feet from the portal.  THE^-��^-  1  ....BUILDING  To be erected on Comer of Old Ironsides Ave. and  First St., opposite the Graves-Williams build-  CONVERT MATTE FROM PHOENIX ORE.  Jay P.'Gravcg Now in Ihe East to Purchase  . "   Machinery.  Evidently the Miner-Graves people  believe in carrying out any project on  which they may- decide, and believe in  carrying it out quickly, says the Grand  Forks Gazette. When the smelter  was first rumored to be established at  Grand Forks there was also a rumor  that a refinery would be-put, in when  the smelter was built. Then the  plant was located here and it was  rumored still more strongly that we.  were to have a refinery.  Finally the plant was in actual operation and Mr, Miner announced  that the refinery would certainly be  built. That was only a month or so  ago and he did not refer to the refinery as possible before iS months at the  earliest. Vet already the first move i.s  being made for the establishment of  the projected refinery plant.-  It i.s reported on good authority  that Mr. Graves on his present trip to  New York will purchase the. machinery  for a convenor plant to be put in  at the local smelter at once, and that  the product of the smelter will be reduced to metallic copper-before being  shipped to the east.  Eastern transhipment will still be  necessary in order to have the gold  and silver values extracted, but by use  of the convenor the bulk of the matte  can be greatly reduced and a considerable saving effected, not- only in  freight charges but in the refinery  charges as well.  This is the first step in the direction of a refinery and would seem to  indicate that the smelter company is  more than satisfied with the operation  of their plant and intend proceeding  with the projected improvements at  once.  If they have found the installation  of a convenor necessary before the  plant has been operating three months,  Smeller Work Being Pushed. ,  It is asseitcd that there is a race  on as to which smelter being built  near Gieenwood will blow in first  The Bntish Columbia Copper company's plant has the start, being well  advanced, and is only awaiting daily  the arin.il of 20 carloads ot machine  ry, including boilers and sampling  machinen, which will be lapidly a-,  sen*.bled on receipt. The J'yntie  smelter, under construction by Andrew Laidl.iu s company at Boundary  halls, is also bein^ pushed forward.  I'lltv men aie employed All the ma  sonry and foundations are completed  and the frame w 01 k started Se\ en  carloads of machinery ate due to leave  Denver shortly and will be hurried  101 ward in quick order.. At the British  Columbia smelter ore is being teceived  fiom the Mother Lode "num., 900 tons  having been sent down.  ROBBED GRAND FORKS POST-OFFICE.  Some $3,090 in Eastern Townships Bonk Bills  Was the Haul.  i he post ofiiec at Giand Forks has  been lobbed for the second time 111  about iS months A vear an'd a half  ago a number of icgistered mail sacks  were taken, and although efforts weie  made to locate the tluel, they were  unsuccessful. This time the. burglars  confined themselves to packages of  money in transit from one bank to  another, and from the way the deed  was done, the thieves seemed to have  been perfectly familiar with the premises and with the fact that the government did not provide a suitable safe.  A recent press despatch from Grand  followinir account  of  which occured  last  iwr~~will' contain four stores on First St. and! it.^1��')1>' n.atural'�� [f��� .-������;���- the>"  ing,   Will   ^wiiu<*i4-i   x^iAi will be ready to take the final step and  two on Ironsides Ave., and offices on upper  floor. This building will be ready for occupancy on or about Dec. 1st. I am ready to  Eent or Lease stores or offices in this building.  ������For Terms Apply to   put in a refinery   before  months have rolled bv.  very   many  Forks gives the  the latest robbery  Wednesday week.  It has just leaked out that the post  office here was burglarized last Wednesday night and twj registered packages,  one containing one thousand dollars  from the Bank of Montreal, Greenwood, and the other containing two  thousand dollars from the same bank  were stolen. Both packages were addressed to the Eastern Townships  Hank. The bills were the issue of that  Bank and had been sent to the bank  branch here for redemption. Jas. McKinnon, acting manager of the branch  bank, states that'll will not suffer any  loss, as the remittances were fully insured in the British and Foreign Marine Insurance Company.  The police'are working on the case.  Postofiicc inspector  Dorman of Vancouver has arrived here  and   is   conducting the investigation, though so far  without   success.    The   packages,   it]  seems, were left in a drawer in the post!  ollice over night.    The action   of the |  government in failing to provide a safe, |  is severely criticised.  The mysterious part of-the robbery-  is the fact that the post office was  found locked in the morning. This  has given currency to the belief that  the burglars were well acquainted with  the premises' and the postmaster's  methods. A similar robbery occurred i  a, year and a half ago whenihe robbers  actually carried ofi" several mail bags  and their contents.  Constable Darraugh, of Phoenix,  was called to Grand Forks early this!  week to assist in the case. He states |  that the thieves broke; o|>en a couple |  of boxes and entered in that way. As I  none of the numbers of tbe bills werej  taken, it will be next to impossible to |  trace the burglars in that wav. i  Nominations for the first mayor and  six < otincilmen ol the corporation of  the <*it\ of Phoenix were held from 12  to 2 o'clock this (Friday1 afternoon.  I he icsult was: Mayor, Geo, \V. Rumberger; councilman, Fas. Punch, I).  Mclnnes, J. A. Clark.'U'. il. Bell, J,  A. Motrin, James Marshall, Jos. A.  Graham and Michael McBean. As  there was no opposition to Mr. Rumberger, his nomination is equivalent lo  election. With eight nominations tor  the six council seats, an election will"  take place next Friday November  2nd.  Promptly at the hour designated by  the lieutenant-governor's ptoc tarnation,  12 o'clock, Robert Bud Kerr, the returning officer v\.is at Miners' Union  hall, to receive nominations At first,  thete were but lew present, but belore  2 o'clock came, the hour of closing,  a large number of citi-'ens had arrived  to witness the proceedings.  The returning officer read the notice  of election and also read the letters  patent incorpotating t'je citv, which he  iccetved from the government. The  first nomination was that ofW.il.  Bell, lor councilman, which had been  received the day belore. Then followed the othei seven nominations  given here, together with that 01 Mr.  Rumberger as mayor  During the week there has been  some speculation among those qualified to serve in the fiiot council, as  well as among others,as to who would  be selected tor this honor. It seemed  to be the general wish that strong  men should be selected for this work,  and from the'list here presented a  coiincrl satisfactory to the * gi eater  number of voteis will be chosen next  Friday.  Tbe Robson Bridge.  A contract for the C P. R bridge  across the Columbia from Spio.it'->  Landing to Casilegar, has been let to  the Dominion Bridge companv. The  budge will be 550 leet in length and  will cioss the Columbia about a mile  below West Robson Direct passage  ot freight and passenger trains to and  from the Boundary country, will then bc-  possible without transfer.  A.L. Watson, the well known miner,  who lost his eyesight by a premature  blast in the R C. mine near Eholt  about a year ago, has completed his  three-story hotel on the Nickel Plate  flat. He announces that it will be  open to tbe public on Wednesday  next, and  that,  it  will   be run   in  a  New Bunk House at B. C.  A contract for a   new   bunk  for the 1). C.   Mine has   been  Express Oifice in Phoenix.  Last Saturday the office supplies for  the Phoenix branch of the   Dominion-  Express Co. arrived at the   C.   P.   R..,  station, and Agent Dey is now receiving  Phoenix express matter by   rail  daily.  The  safe arrived some weeks  since.  All express matter is brought; up froni  Eholt on the  afternoon  ore train,   in  charge of the conductor.    As this train  leaves before the  main line  passenger  train reaches Eholt, the express matter,  necessarily reaches Phoenix a day later.  Even so, however,   the. express  office  here will be a convenience, as money*  orders can also be  obtained,   payable  at par almost anywhere in the  world.  Were Married at Republic.  I^ist Saturday, iSth,   the Republic  News contained the following:  "Married, Oct. 18, Wiltium It. Docksteader of  Colfax and VcH-a Summers, Seattle."  Both of the high contracting parties  have been residents of Phoenix for  some time and are well known 'here,.  Mrs.-Docksteader being the daughter  of Mr. Summers, the hotel man. Mr.  Docksteader is one of the firm of Docksteader Bros. The bridal couple returned to Phoenix on Saturday and  Mr. Docksteader expects shortly to  erect a comfortable home. The Pioneer  joins the friends of the happy couple  in wishing them many years of happiness together.  Story With a Maral.  Addressing a crowd of interested  cattlemen in .Nebraska recently; Governor Roosevelt told the following little story with a moral, says an exchange. It i.s adjustable, it so happens, to Canadian conditions at the  present time, and may be read and  taken to themselves by the electors of  this great  Dominion:  "Once when I was in Texas, in :i  little cow town called Neueces, there  was a large cow puncher leaning  against a wall and a little dap'ier fellow standing near with a little nickel  plated revolver in his hand. By sonic  means it went off. The cow puncher  looked at; him a moment   and then re-  first  cord.  class    manner  Rossland    Rc-  | marked:    'Now, if you   shoot   tne  on  Iioir-e I purpose I may forgive you, but  it you  let   to j shoot me by accident I may kick   you  Holt iV liargcr.     The building will be I out of town.;    Now don't let us'-Slioot  about 34x61*! j'eet in size and two stor ' ours.Ives by accident and put   up the  ies high.    It is intended to accommo-! excuse that we diti  not   know   it   was  date 70 men.    The lumber has   been ! loaded.     ' >o not go back  to   the  uld  ordered, and the contractors expect to I conditions.    We have  tried   t!u*   e.-t-  ��� begin construction next wee!;, pushing! peril.lent; we have got a   good   tbii.g,  it to an c-a'lv completion. ' :inJ we ii-.-.u'.J st-.;:J b\ it."  >��l  4i>  HI  tl  . w l  li  " r  ar*  J  S  r * 1  'A  "'1  ���*Cr  'k  4  I  3  1  ;l 1  ''If  v.'   i  i  ��  p * ^  iyu  ���J-y ^^^s^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^S,  THE PHOENIX' PIONEER.  The Phoenix Pioneer.  HW.EE OX SATt'JtOAT SV THE  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO  AT l-HOKKIX. B. C.  (Tbe place where the miaes are.)  W. B. WILLCOX. Manager.  Columbia Telephone, No. 10.  Vciiiou li Nrlaou Tetepliour, No. li.  srBsaurrio.vs.  Per Yew���_ ���     ___"i-^���'-"*" ���_5*Mio  six Mouih^^^-...���7rz T^myy^. -,... 125  To Foreign Couulnes _ ._... j 50  If jou are not a subscriber to ibis paper, this  ��& an tu-ntatiQti to you to become one.  BEATLVfl ALL  RECORDS.  Advertising rates foraisbed on application.  Legal notices 10 and 5 cents per line.  Vour weekly insertions constitute one snouUt's  admtimng.  J 900  OCTOBER  1900  Sao    Mm  Tiiej   We*)    Tka  Fri     Sat  I  7'"  ��  M '15  21   22  28   29  2       3       4  9   10   11  16   17    iS  23   24   25  30   3i  5     6  12    13  19   20  26   27  WHICH WAV WILL VOU VOTE.  Dominion politics are livening up a  trifle, and it is nearly time. The liberals, who are now in power at Ottawa,  haye'been making preparations for trie  elections lor some time, and ihe conservatives, or liberal-conservatives  as  I jst Tuesday the Miner-Graves syndicate, operating in Phoenix camp,  ship-ied nearly 1,000 tons of ore to the  smelter. There were 31 cars, of about  30 tons each, sent out that day. So lar  as known, this establishes a record for  British Columbia mining camps for  one day's output of ore.  A short time since, Mr.  S.   H.  C.  Miner, president of the companies.-tc^  prctgsuai ii) ihi' liTiner-uraves  syndicate, stated that he expected the daily  shipments from the syndicate's  mines  in Phoenix tamp to reach the   1,000  ton figure l>efore a very long time had  passed.   The fact that this'was done  last Tuesday,shows'that is can be done  right along when the reduction  works  are prepaied to receive and handle this  large amount of ore each   24   hours.  At present the capacity of the Granby  smelter is but 600 tons per day, but as  soon as possible other furnaces are to  be added and the capacity doubled and  j trebled.  The mining world is only just beginning to realize what the ownets of  these now famous properties in Phoenix have all along known���that we  have here some ol the greatest, if not  the greatest, mines on the American  continent. Phoenix certainly has a  most promising future, and he who  could foretell its greatness, say in five,  ten or twenty years, would indeed be a  prophet.  on the country and a corresponding  saving to the liberal coffers���Kamloops  Standard  For the ninth time since the confederation ot the provinces, the electors  of Canada are called upon to choose  representatives for their House ol Commons. Unlike most of the preceding  contests the issues 111 1900 are almost  wholly administrative and involve no  questions ot lundameiu.-il jmiIic  Kootenaia  ALDHAH & BLUNT,  Mine Surveyors,  AND DkALT.B1-S.MEN*.  Phoenix, B. C.  DR. MACDONALD,  DENTIST,  Graduate Pennsylvania  College  of Denial  Surgtrj, Philadelphia  Office in Shead'S Block.  Grand Forks, B. C.  Telephone 90,, Vernon and Kelson.  H. S. CAYEKY. W.R. COCHRANE  CAYLEY & COCHRANE^.  SoLicrioRS, Etc.  PHOENIX, B. C.  Phoenix Udje No. 28,  Knights of PytbUs.  Meets every Tuesday night  at 8 p.m., Miners' Union Hall.  Visiting brethreiv welcome.  I.. C Ckawfokd, k. k; s  J. A. ClARK, C C.  R. B. KERR,  Barrister and Solicitor,  notary public.  PHOENIX, B. C.  scon & McLaren.  Contractors akd BuanrRtl  Estimates Furnished.  ';, PHOENIX, It. c  A, E; ASHCROFT,   _ .   -  "T"unIngXni> civil engineer  provincial i.and surveyor.  BAUER & ASHCROFr,  Vancouver, B. c.     GREENWOOD, B. C  D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGENT, ''''--  K1RE, LIKE; ACCIDENT.  Commissioner fur taking Affidavits.  Phoenix, B. C.  Vaughan & HcInnes,  The  ���������  City Bakery  SUNN & McCAGUE,  PROPRIETORS.  Bread, Cakes, Pies, Etc., Fresh Daily.  IRONSIDES ADDITION, PHOENIX, B, C. . Free Delivery.  Of the Camp.  We handle all Kinds of Beef, Pork, Mutton and Veal.  Also Fish, Poultry and Oysters in season.  Your Trade Solicited.   Onr Prices Are Right.  Old Ironsides Ave.        PHOENIX, B. C.  fI>HOENIX  Bell's   Livery, Feed and Sale  ���� Stables <��  HARRY BELL, Proprietor.  .���* Good Saddle,  Pack and Driving Horses.   Heavy Draytnj. jt  Charges Reasonable.  KNOB HILL AVE, PHOENIX, B. C.  EDITORIAL COMMENTS.  -    - I    The country will not goto the dogs  some of them like to be called, are not Whichever side vwns at the polls  a vrhit behind. ��� '  mm  SSfiSSafe  The voter who has not /ties of any  kind'to influence him, as well as he  who has, is'riow deluged with arguments  hj either party., And to make it interesting, in-this constituency there is  a third iJarty^-the independent labor  ���bidding for. su]>]x>rt at the polls.  The liberals will tell one that the  country has never'been so prosperous  as during the time of Premier Laurier,  and will point1 to numerous evidences  of this with much pride.' They agree  that such a state'of, affairs is whollv  due-to the liberal; jwlicy of conducting  the affairs of this^great'DominionVand  therefore they, should-J** continued in  power. '{-��� '' "  On the other hand,'the conservatives  assert," like the JJryamtes of tbe" United  States, that it- merely; ��� happened that  ithe liberals'were running tne govern-;  ment during1 the good-;tinVes that have  prevwledJiaH j&vet ��%$&,' which were j  really,d~ue, to Ae^icy^reviously laid  Municipal politics have been somewhat in evidence in Phoenix this last  week.  Ultra-conse-vative journals throughout the country now have much to say  about "broken liberal pledges."' It  was ever   thus.  It pays to work ' together!" -There  were over 100,000 paid admissions to  the Spokane Exposition, which closed  a few days since.   .  The recent elections in Great Britain  resulted in a sweeping conservative  victory. Wonder "if this, will effect  Canada's elections. * "-  J.F. WALKERS CO.  Every thing in stock that  should be found in an U|>-tc-  date News and Stationery  establishment.  Daily Papers,  Magazines,  Books,  Stationery,  Pipes,  Tobaccos and  Cigars.  DOMINION AVENUE  Phoenix, B. C.  Agts. for Spokesman-Review  !  I  I  t  +  t  i  ���  "The full dinner pail" appears to  occupy considerable attention across  the line at present. ���~Andr.even some  newspapers'on this sideVre using the  same kind of argument.  1 ��    * ����-   ��...       * -w    ��� -r ��� i^* ���������- ���    t  out by the conservatives;themselves?      Mr. Kruger postponed his -visit to  They also agree-that the 'conservatives Europe recently.'   The chased are the  if  'have really donVall thatlias'beeridone  for British'.Columbfa, arid'that this is  reason enough to vote for;that ticket.  Then in Yale^aribc^-Kobtenay the  labor element put^forwardvthe jwint  with someforce that neitheflof the old  parries have been of much -benefit to  this section, and. that a constituency  that has such, a large-percentage of  skilled labor in "its" population should  have a labor representativeFat Ottawa.  Thus, in will be noted jtfiat there is  plenty of choice. ,      ,    "  The liberals appear to^'think that  they, undoubtedly havetHe best of it,  while the coriservativesjout up" a bold  front and seem confident also.    The  Eurojje would do very well if he postponed it indefinitely. His few scattered supporters are still being closed bj  the British forces, in the meantime.  ������+���������������������������������������������������������������  confident  -  . *      v     **\i  jndei>endent labor workers/as well, are  iar from asleep, and claim ihey will  "poll a large vote.  WHAT-THE EDITORS SAY.  There is a good reason to suspect  that Parliamentary candidates do not  believe all they say.���Nelson  Miner.  A Seattle man named Price has  skipped with his wife's earnings. She  is now without money and without  Price.���Nelson Economist  Through the Slocan at least it is not  a question of who is'the strongest of  the three candidates, but rather the  size of Foley's majority. It will be in  the hundreds.���Slocan Drill.  PHOENIX  BAKERY.  1  C. W., Greer, Propr.,  ' Iiiini*ki^r.lgbr,'s��e<it and Wholesome  Bread, French, Rye or Graham. Leaie  >our orders at the  SHOP:  PHOENIX STREET,  REAR MORRIN & THOMPSON,  PHOENIX, B. C.  ���-      ���    ���  JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.  **       1  Extra-Pine  LAGER BEER  0 1  '   ' Patronize home Industry and  drink Phoenix Beer.  Oor. Standard Avenue and Banner Street.  PHOENLX,B. C.  01  ���<>0<>-0'OOhC><><K><KK>0^  P. Burns & Co.  PHOENIX  MARKET.  HEAD OKI-ICE FOR BOUNDARY CREEK, GREENWOOD, B. C.        ���  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, II. C. 2  .... VIU ami Mi M Mils. ���  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir, Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix.  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention.  PHOENIX LAUNDRY.      <*���*  * -  LAWRENCE & WATSON, Props.  Best of work guaranteed,     Specialty of White Shirts.  Basement Miller Blk., Dominion Av.  GOOD CALLED FOR  AND DELIVERED. ���  VICTORIA HOUSE  1 Leading Hotel of PhoenixTj  Everything First Class, Electric Lighted, Electric  Bells, Free Sample Rooms, Finest Liquors and  Cigars.  B. C. HOTEL CO, Lti>., Psors,  J. BERKMAN, Manager.  Old Ironsides Avenue,.    -      -     PHOENIX, B. C.  HOTEL UNION  T   '*:%*!->-,',-(PPPos"e MincW-.-Union. Hall)  Cor. Domleloa Ave.ud Bainer St.  PHOENIX, B.C.  This Hotel is Hard Finished  Conveniently Arranged  Bar Furnished with theFin-  est of Goods.  "Graham & Prendergast, Props.  MUM  w  POTIES OF THE MUNICIPALITY.  The corporation of theCity of Phoenix, that is now taking its place for the  s     first time in'the sisterhood of municipalities, will have'��me important work  cut out for its fathers Trom the very  ,    'beginning.   This worlfTshould  be so  arranged and carried out as to redound  '        to the benefit of the entire corj-oration.  ( In the carrying on of the city's affairs,  , >     thegoodofthe entire 'papulation should  be considered and acted upon.   Any  other policy will certajnly  react in a  way that will not be beneficial to this  camp, and *ill result in undesirable  factions.   The Pioneer has faith  to  .  , believe that the gentlemen  who will  Jiave charge of the city's affairs during  the first few month-, will bear this in  mind.  .  Among  the public  improvements  that will engage the city's attention  - ,,  during the first yearl~will  be tDat 0f  \   supplying water, light, fire protection  find making some street grades and  Improvements of that character.    The  latter will probably h'ave   to wait till  Mealher    conditions'"are   favorable.  5 ) When street jrades are .made, the ex-  '^   jwience  ^ot Greenwood  should   be  borne ��n mind, where previous errors  ~,l  fcy city engineeishafe/been and are  'flow costing the corporation thousands  " of dollar* in damsgew f,Phoenix wants  WJ such esjjerience as this,    Undouot-  "   hd]y funds-can be raised for legitimate  ^ Inyfomnens, but we bhould piofitby  - ��J)p ffXpfftisive enors of our sister city  flji^ffirioife' hast.; to   move slowly in  - ,��iGlrlmj��r{vpj mites.  This seems to be a bad year for kings  across the Atlantic. Two of them are  at present seriously ill, just the same as  if they were common mortals���without  any hedging of divinity.���Vancouver  World.  The "full dinner pail" pictures in  republican campaign documents remind us of the pail of oats which the  farmer uses to catch his horse when he  is getting ready to bridle and ride or  drive him.���Lardeau Eagle.  Three big election campaigns are  under way among the English-speaking peoples. And theoddsare equally  good that Salisbury, McKinley and  Laurier will all be returned with increased followings.���Province.  Several professional gentlemen who  find their skill at a discount through  the suppression of black jack, stud  poker and other financial games, have  lemoved to other parts in search of a  location where their abilities will be  appreciated.���Sandon Paystrcak.  II. D. MIU  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.   Imported Goods.  FINE BOOIS AND SHOES MADE lO  ORDfcR.  PRACTICAL   MINERS* AND   PROSPECTORS* SHOES   A SPECIAL'IY.  Corner Phoenix St. and Brooklyn Ave.  Mrs, Wm. Dekhay  Fashionable Dressmaking  I Carpets and Linoleums *  We-have a fine line in all qualities and styles. J  Jt will pay you to examine and get prices.!  In Furniture��� j  We are constantly receiving the- latest,  from!  the finest to the cheapest.  CLARK & BINNS,  Furniture, Carpets and Undertaking,  JX��JL1\*  :,:,., DOMINION AVE., PHOENIX; B. C.  The Pioneer Hotel.  Finest Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars always in Stock  Comfortable and well Furnished Rooms.  First-Class Dining Boom ami Attentive Waiters.  HARRY NASH, Prop.  The Unit (Mm Wmk Up (op;. OiM  R. GREIGER; Manager.  agents for pabst Beer  Complete Hue of Bar Supplies.  OLD IRONSIDES AVE  PHOENIX, B.  C.  EVUE  ... .GREENWOOD, R C.  Residence, opposite Mandel  & Murphy's livery stable.  **���    '*    '  Dominion Ave,  Pboealx. B. C.  Knob Hill Ave.   Phoenix, B. C  This hotel is centrally located, newly built and  newly fiirnished throughout. Everything is first  class.   Bar stocked with the finest.       :       :  EDWARD SIMPSON, Prop.  Phoenix Stage Line.  Makes Two Round Trips Daily Between Phoenix  and Greenwood.  Leaves Phoenix at 7.45 a. 111. and 1,30 p. m.   Phoenix Time.  Leaves Greenwood at 9:00 a. m. and 4:00 p.m. Greenwood Time.   Sundays, leaves Phoenix at 8:15 a. m.  and Greenwood at 10:30 a. m.  McINTYRE & McDQNALD, Props.  The Wm. Hamilton Manufacturing Company,  Limited.  fzmm  &imsi��&  -,�����<��.  The mine owners are asked to give  the two per cent lax law a fair trial before agitating for its repeal. We suppose that this is intended as a sort of  kill or cure policy; if your pocket book  will stand it, all righl,if not your business is killed.���Ft. Steele Prospector.  Referring to the rumor that the  local bosses are endeavoring to pull  both Mr. Galliher and Mr Foley and  nominate a new and joint candidate,  it may be well to recall the old aphorism, it is dangerous to swap horses  while crossing the stream.���Nelson  Miner.  ���t>oee��a��0����W*o��������0��*0��0*��O����*������������������������������������0*o*��00��ea  [cClung& Co  It is not generally known though a fact  neveitheless,-that her Majesty's mails  are being used for the free dessemina  tion of liberal campaign literature  This will entail a heavy expenditure  Fine Wines, Liquors,  and Cigars-  C. W. Thompson & Co.  ,       PROPRIETORS.  Meals at All Hours.  The Best the Market   Affords   Dominion   Avenue,  Phoenix, B. C.  .DEALERS  IN.  HAY, GRAIN, FEED, Etc.  mmg mac  ���Peterborough, Ont,  ���000Q000909  Standard  Avenue.  All of our goods are how arriving by rail to Phoenix and we are^ therefore, prepared to quote right  prices; No need to go to Greenwood or el sewhere.  Let us give you figures.    Wheat just received.  ���;#*> ��^:.Q*as. A. McQimg & Go.  000��000000o0000aa000O00��00QO00��0000 0aa00t��0eee  0000000  PALACE HOTEL Fil1^^^  First Street, near Knob Hill ave.f Phoenix, . B. C.  Raestof Wines, Uprs/apf Cigars. Open Day and Nijrht  KEYES &DELISLE   '    ,        -       Proprietors.      "  Take the PIONEER, get the News  ���*1  sis  Ml  alliil-lisi^  mosUAK'miajifeb'BiyaBimMaB GREAT ADVANTA!  Boundary District Over That  of Rossland.  BECAUSE   ORES  ARE SELF-FUIXING  Mlnlni Boom li predicted for the Boundary  ia the ��e��r Future���low Ore Treatment  W'HBrlojIt ,  Undo' fiE- BOt a "*"*��� *"-' �������'�� &*U��"  4u' clouda liang dark an' heavy an- won't let Ihe  sunshine through, ���"���'������rune  "'"jif^Vliy.-f' �� ra>' lWCther'1' for ��� Mi��  Hl�� baud upou your shoulder in a friendly son  ;; O' way| , , 'J  ��uri  It makes a man feel curious; il make* the tear-  drops Hurt, ..    -r  A"''ybeartrt "' M * flu" in ,1,e reffion "f'^e  Y��U" now^h^to^y"' h" Cy": yOU d��**'-  Whc,,4no'w'ayrouy<):,r*hou,derin ��M����My  compound, with it*  but a good  This week I had a very" interesting  conversation with Mr. Fluriierfelt, who  is now   acting   as   assistant  general  manager of the  Miner-Graves  companies, on the subject of the reduction  of the Boundary Creek   ores  at   the  Grand Forks smelter, says a writer in  the Victoria iGolonist    Among other  things he told me'that both the Knob  Hill and Ironsides oresfafc: ^absolutely  self-fluxing, although'it wxs at'iirs|.believed that it would  be necessary lo  roast  the Knob  Hill product.    Ores  from these mines make   with" a first  smelting a thirty-five per cent- matte,  which is as good a result as could , be  possibly desired.   On the other hand,  City of Paris ore, it is found,   requires  a preJiniiuary roasting to get rid of the  sulphur contents.    Coke is laid down  at Grand Forks from Fernie at a cost  of eight dollars a ton.   This in itself  is a wonderfully cheaprate when it is  reniembered that little more than  two  years ago the Trail smelter was,paying  (juite dpuble this amount for  coke,  which was ac that time brought all the  way from Wales; but apart Irom that,  the Granby smelter only requires to  use one ton of coke to eleven   tons of  ore, so it will be seen the fuel costs are  comparatively light.v  Apropos, Mr. Paul Johnson in the  course of an interview with the representative of the Greenwood Times,  jiointingout the peculiar advantages  mine-owners'in the Boundary Creek  district enjoyed from the fact that ores  are self-fluxing���i, e., ores with which  lime and iron are freely assorted���remarked:  "Hut few people outside of those actively engaged in the smelting industry  realize this great ad vantage. One furnace can treat at least 50 percent more  sell-fluxing ore than those requiring  fluxes, and consequently 50 per cent,  less fuel is required. As fuel entails  at least. 60 per cent, of, the cost of  smelting, the advantage can be readily  seen. This is" a distinct > advantage  that Boundary possesses over Rossland  as a mining district.'' v  Mr. Johnson, by the way, has pretty  well demonstrated that he' is not  knowingly, at any rate in this instance,  "talking through his hat," by offering  Winnipeg and otherjnines, in the dis-  a freight and treatment/ rate of  4 per ton. This is"the lowest smelt-,  ng rateoflercd yet in British Columbia,  iand under such circumstances it should  be easily possible to mine even ore as  ow grade as eight dollars,; profitably.!  lAt present the Winnipeg is paying  $5.50 |>er ton for the treatment of its  ores at (Jrand Forks. Perhaps the  fact that-the Boundary ores are generally low grade, is really a blessing in  disguise for the district. v  It Greenwood and Grand Forks become great smelting as well as mining  centres it will certainly be due to  this  circumstance alone.    The marvellous  extent of mineraj bearing area in which  the low-grade mines'arc-found promise  an unlimited supply of ore,  and  because this ore must be treated on  the  spot and   even   then the margin of  nrofit he so close,  that metallurgists  will necessarily be stimulated   to  put  forward every effort to reduce costs to  the minimum.   And.in a ratio to  the  reduction of local treatment charges so  mil be^tlie gi-myth of both industries-  mining and smelting.,   Soon after the  New Year three smelters  will  be in  operation in the'district, having together  a capacity for treating 1,200 tons daily.  Mr. Johnson has fixed December i.st  as the date for the blowing in of the  Mother Lode smelter, and the Pyritic  smelter at Boundary Falls  should  be  completed about a month latter.'  As to the right of some of the Bounty Creek mines to consideration the  flowing information with  respect to  He Mother l���ode is worth noting.    An  ���praise is being run  to connect  the1  1300-foot with the 200-foot level.   This I  >s m magnetite with chalcdpyrite run  wng from 6 to 7 per cent, copper and  [M to $5 m gold,   there is the same  ,wc in a 40.|oot winze from   the  200-  �����ot-   It is different from the other ore  carrying higher cop-ier values.   As to  ngures.   There is one   ore  body   of  "melting ore 350 feet  long,  300  feet  s'i gh 'I"-* '���� 1'eet wide above the 200-  ^foot  level; this  ���������"'le feet of ore,  I tons of ore. Between the 200-foot and  300-foot level there is a proven ore  *��-?'.250 feet long, 20 feet wide and  ���� -wt high, making at least 500,000  tons of ore,. All of this is north of the  amount of ore south of the  O' the  world's ' a curious  honey an'it* gall,  With it* care* an' bitter crosses;  world after all,  An'  When  *^<XK,"ve mfldeit-,t"lrf*���r��.  tn*i*'}*$OZu myahoulder in a friendly  1 my ahoulder in a friendly  -James Whilcoinb Riley.  Strict ;  WITH THE NEWSPAPER MAKERS.  What toe Pencil Pnshera la Soittheut British  ColBBbla are Dolui.  G. E. Smitheringale has purchased  the Slocan Drill and is makinga good  paper of it.  The Grand Forks Gazette, (formerly.the Mirier), Is  always newsy and  wortlr reading.  Editor Greer is making a better pa-.  per of the Greenwood  Miner.    It is  now issued Saturdays.  ' "i'he Sandon Paystreak has discarded  whitepaperfor its issue and now comes  out on pale green tint.  The Midway Advance rejoices how  that the C.jp. li. is   running   trains  through to that terminal town.  Republic has a new daily, the News,  by Albert I. Drake,* who says it is not  simply a campaign sheet.  The Cascade Record haA' changed  its form to,a/iye.column folio.   Editor  Turner gets-up a readable sheet.  The Kootenaian, of Kaslo, asserts  that business coiiditionsin the Kootenay  lake town are looking up somewhat.  Editor Esling, of the Rossland Record,   (evening),   publishes   the  dispatches of the world every day.   Billy  is a hustler.        '.;���;.;���';/;.  The Molson Magnet appeared only  four times.   Editor Battersori   moved  his plant   to  Loomis,   for campaign  purposes.       *' '���"'''���. -���''''' '���'  ���   Although times have for some reason  been at a low ebb in the smelter town  of Trail, the News, of that place, is still  in the ring.  Editor I^owerj*, of the New j Denver  Ledge is still tooting the glories of the  silvery Slocan and the  "Lucerne of  America" in his original way.  The semi-weekly Industrial......World,  of Rossland, is now the leading authority on labor matters in the Kootenariy  aud Yale.  Both the Chesaw Times and the  Bolster Drill are prospering more on  account of the opening of the reserva-i  tion to settlement. I  'The Rossland Miner, of late, has  been paying considerable attention to  Boundary country news. The paper  enjoys a large circulation -in these  parts.  Editor Ross has cut down the  Greenwood Times from six to; four  pages; of six columns each. It is full  of news of the Boundary Creek town  each week.  In Nelson the Miner and neatly  printed Tribune love each other as  much as ever, while the Economist, by  David Mark Carley, is always bright  and breezy.  nei��ft*f Company nprTp/c strictly up  to Relate ih^ev^fp^icuhr. Eydry  thing lis fitted up inVbandy mann<<-.  The double track/runs through -{lie  building aliove tb4 bins and the sampling plant is near the rest of the works.  The bins are within 70 feet of the  furnance. /'  ...J.The plans for the smelter have arrived and the main ljuilding will be  152 by j 20 feet, while the smelter will J  have a caj^aj' ofjfob tons per. day.'j  At th<*%sta'r^rfut one furnace will be  run, with a capacity of 150 tons. The  lime kiln is on the grounds for flux to  the ore  "Nearly all the work prior to the  putting in of the machinery is completed. We have had from 45 to 50  men working, excavating, clearing the.  site, and the large retaining wall was  completed yesterday. The framing  will be started today and 3,000,000  feet of lumber has already been  ordered.  "The townsite has been cleared and  lots are being sold; There is now a  hotel built there which is two and a  hali stories, and other buildings arc-  being put up." > ;    \  C/p'.R, Proflti.  " . . . ' ��� 'V  The gross earnings for the six months  to June 30th, were $i4,i67,797;8o.  The working expenses were, $8,889,-  851.06. The net earnings were, therefore $5,277,049.83. The statement  is considered high ly satisfactory, be  cause the half-year covered by it is  alway the lean half for the company.  The present figures show earnings at  the rate of about 7 per cent for the,  year, and, if the following six months  maintain as fairly reasonable rate of  increase, the earnings should at least  show 8 to 8 1-2 percent, making it one  of the banner years in the history of  the company.  .'..., '  Bldd'ai for Boaadary Ores.  Evidently the Mother Lode smelter  at Greenwood, which is expected to be  blown in some time about the first ol  the year, expects to make a strong bid  for the ores of Phoenix, Greenwood  and Wellington' cariip. This fact is  evidenced by the,announcement on  good authority that the management of  the Winnipeg mine in Wellington camp  has received a proposition from Paul  Johnson of the Greenwood smelter to  handle their ores at the rate of $4 per  ton for freight and treatment.���Grand  Forks Gazette.'  .For Rent. .  j i  For rent, large residence^liitable for  J lodging house, on the New Yo'  site:   Apply to �����  L. C> Crawford  BANK OF  GAP  TOILET  SHAVING  BATH  TAR Soaps.  SOAPS of^Cfy  ^     Description.  -AT-  �� P.  id  DRUGGISTS.  Night Dell.  Vernon & Xcl��ou THeph6iie i  OKTKD ahd.'Bt'AIK.SlIC  JHooms, I  e aim to retain\our present  large trade and desttre more, m    \> V  "r^^zr^3^-<*i^r>>tVir>r>-��  HEAD OFFICE:  Established i  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOCXXJOOOCOOOOOOOOOOOOOQOO^  The Lion Bottliiig Works  ���SOLE AGENTS FOR THE'  GREENWOOD axd PHOENIX, B. C.  o  ������GENERAL   EXPORT AGENTS-  Lion Brewing Co.  Of Rossland, the Largest Brewery in British Columbia. N   .  Blue Label "X-  Setters  Natural   Mineral Water  WlEbllADFN, GeKMANV.  PAID-UP.CAPITAL./6,  [Six Million DJollar?:  RES1    ��"!..: $1,  President man. Geo. A.  ("eneral Manager.   .. .B. E. Walker  Ass'f. C'en'l Manager.J.rl^LUMMEK  This Bank has the largest nuSlter ot  branches oi"feny bank in C6nada,^jjh  agencies at NeV York, Chicago, Ne  Orleans, Skagwa^nnd Dawsr n City.  Accounts of Corjjorat/ons, Merchants  and Individuals receivefi.on favorable  terms.  Drafts, Commercial Credits, Travelers' Credits and Circular Notes issued  available in any part of the wtArld.  Approved Notes Discounted;Vpllec-'  iso'n's made.  . A general Banking- business tr3.  sactcd.  .,, .Greenwood Branch,  D. A. CAMERON,  Maaajer,  ;.t*-- .'���"������" ^/iM^r*cW'--'1  JAS. McCREATH & CO.. Props.  oooooooooooocoooooooooooooeooooc)ooooooooooooooooooooo  TKNUKKS WANTEU.  Sealed tender! will be received up to 6 p. ni.  (C. P. R; time) on Wednesday, the 14th hint., by  A. P. McKeuzie, (Druggist), Secretary of the  Board of managers of the Presbyterian Congre.  nation, for the erection of a church building in  Phoenix.  Hue): tender must be accompanied by the  names or two responsible residents of this town,  who are prewired to enter into bonds for the due  fulfilment of ttiecontract in the sum of five hundred dollars CI500) each.  Plans nnd specifications can be seen nt his drug  store, Dominion nveuue..  The lowest or any tender not necessarily accept ed.. .���-,-���-..���-;'.  Dated al Phoenix thU 18th day of October,1900.  ���   ���-<���������-������-,��� A. P. McKknzir.  Secretary.  AND SOO LINE.  STIT.L CONTINUE TO OPERATE  first - Class 5leeper>.  -ON ALL TRAINS FROM���  Rcvelstokc and  Kootenay Udg.  ALSO   TOURIST   CARS   passing  Dumnore Jet., Dailj for St. Paul   Saturdays for Montreal, nnd Iloston, Mondays  and Thursdays for Toronto,  Same cars pass Revelstolce one day earlier.  The No*den Hotel  ALMSTROM & BERG, Props.  Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  DOMINION AVENUE,        ....       PHOENIX,  B. C.  The..  Maple   Leaf  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate ef ImproveaieaU.  NOTICE.  makes   10,500,000  or nearly 900,000  Niaft.   ti"  "shaft has rL77u'u 0,ore so��th ot the  ��r pSnT��V-been de-*-���ined, but  million ton/nC<'1nSO?.estimate'-''Jt at '-��  C2K smS,ng ore in sight  t0 the ennrL -de sonie reference-  'n nS-"TS S'ze of tlle ore-bodies  foreS^^P'^I think, there-  ��l)resid'���C,e,ltto-il,sti*V a former  ���..n^ry Creek than  Rossland wit-  'mmediately after the  and   active  AMERICAN ELECTION.  States Mr. Bryan Mail Carry to U Elected  Prealdeat.  There is much interest in this part  of British Columbia over the result of  the American presidential elections,  which take place next Tuesday, November 5th. In 1896, the following states  were carried by Mr. Bryan, the res'-ec- J  tive vote of each also being shown:  Electoral  State Vote.  Alabama ,... , ���    11  Arkauaax ���.     8  California..     3  Colorado......      4  Florida.. ,     4  Georgia.....,:.....,:    13  Idaho- ,.      3  Kansas    10  Kentucky...: .,      t  Louisiana.........     S  Mississippi ,.,......    9  Missouri .'.....    !7  Montana : '..      3  Nebraska. '..:     8  Ne%-ada      3  North  Carolina '.    11  South Carolina J      9  South Dakota ,      4  Teunesee-    12  Texas    15  Utah...     3  Virginia.. '..    12  Washington....      4  Wyoming     3  AH of the remainder, amounting to  271 votes, went to McKinley.  It is conceded that Bryan will carry  all the states that he carried in 1896  except Washington, Wyoming, South  Dokoto and Kansas and the odd votes  in California and Kentucky. This  j;ives him 153 sure votes. Of the  doubtful states he must carry in order  to go in, all that he carried before and  in addition.  Kentucky  12  Maryland ,...^-.... 8  Indiana. .'., i-  West Virginia  6  Dclewarc ;  3  Oregon.........1  4  Golden   Eagle Mineral Claim, situate   in   the  Kettle River mining division of Yale district.  Where located:���Greenwood camp, east and nd  joining the Stemwinder mineral claim, Lot 55S.  Take notice that I, \V. R. William*, of Phoenix,  II. C, Free Miner!* Certificate No. II79695 for my-  self and a* agent for Donald D. Mann, Free  Miner's Certificate No. S654 A., Geo. A. Cox, Kree  Miner's Certificate No. II 29896 and Donald A.  Cameron, Free Miner's Certificate No. B 29668, intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder forn Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced licforc the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 15th day of September, A. D., 1900.  54 r W. K. Williams.  No trouble to quote rates and give you a pointer regarding the Eastern trip you contemplti'.c  taking.1  Vor Time-tables, rates  and'full information  call on or nddreas nearest local agent; or  K. R. REDI'ATII Greenwood.  O. II. BECKER, agent, Eholt.  W.F.Anoerson,        E.J.Covi.e,    -  Trav.Pass.Agent,        AC'.P.Agt.  ; Nelson, B.C.   Vancouver, B.C.  Choice wines, liquors, and cigars always  Board by day or week.  The Maple Leaf Forever  in   stock.  One trial and you will  remember  J. Mandel, Prop.  MARK TRACY   \  City Sc&tpger..  AH orders promptly atterided to.  Office, Standard Ave.,  PHOENIX, B. C,j*  EASTER'N  Townships BanK,  -��������������������������� .-tipviiP  .859.  $1,500,000  $900,000  OLD IRONSIDES AVE.  PHOENIX, B. C.  The Yale-Coltimbia Lumber Co.  LIMITED.  Manufacturers of all kinds of  Rough and Dressed Lumber, Lath, Shingles,  Mouldings and Turnings.  Our Present Mill and Yards are Located as Follows:  Nakusp.  Robson  Kossland...    "     "  Ymir ..."     "  Greenwood���Gen'l office���mill  yards.  .mill and yard;  and  Phoenix ..  Eholt No. 1... . .... "  Eholt No. 2....;... "  Deadwood...... ... "  Rock Creek.... ...   "  Long Lake " "  mill and yard.  We are also prepared to deliver lumber to any mining camp.  Our Compauj' is enabled to Supply any order without delay  CORPORATION OF THE C1TY0F PHOENIX.  NOTICE.  Public notice is hereby given to the electors ol  the municipality of I'hocnix, that I require the  presence of the said electors at Miners' Union  Unit, Phoenix, B. C, on the 26th day of Octolwr,  A. I). 1900, nt 12 o'clock noon, for the pnrposi  of electing persons to represent them in the  Municipal Council us Mayor aud Aldermen.  The mode of .nomination of candidates shall  be as follows:  The candidates shall be nominated in writing;  the writing shall be subscribed by two voters of  the municipality as proposer and seconder, and  shall be delivered lo the Returning Officer at any  time between the date of the notice and 2 p. m,  of the date of the nomination, anil in the event  of a poll being necessary, such poll will be  opened on the 2nd clay of November, A. D. 1900  at 10 a. in., at Miners' Union Hall, I'hccuix. B.C.,  of which every person is hereby required to take  notice and govern himself accordingly.  The persons qualified to be nominated for and  elected Mayor of such Municipality at the said  election, shall be such persons as are male  'Iritis!' sujects of the full age of twenty-one years  and are not disqualified under any law, and  lie date of nomination the asses.  ESTAISI.1SHED  CAPITAL   -     -   -  RESERVE FUND   -  BOARD OH lHRRCTORSr  ��.,\V. HkS-kkkk, ''resident, Hon.-M. H. Coch-  KA.vii, Vice-I'res., Israel Wood, J. S. Mitchell,  G. Stevens, : J. N. Galer, N. W.Thomas, C. It.  Kathan, II. li. Drown, Q. C  HEAD, OFFICE, SHHRBROOKK, P. Q  Wm. FARWKt.i., Gen'l Mgr., S. Kdokll, Local  Mgr.; S. F. Mokkv, Branch Inspector.  BRANCHES.  Waterloo, W. I. Briggs, Manager.  Staustead, S. Stevens,       "  Cowanvilte, J. Mackiunon', Manager.  Conticook, H. Austin, Manager.  Richmond, ��\ I.. Ball,  Granby, W. K. Robluaon, "  Bedford, K. W. Morgan,    "  Magog, K. P. Oliver, "  St. Hyacinthe, J. K. La Framboise, Mgr.  Huntingdon, I'. N. Robinson, Mgr.  Ormstowii, II. T. Williams, Mgr,  Grand Forks, B.C., J.W. Maclougblln, Mgr.  Phoenix, B. C. Wm. Spier,- Mgr.  Agents in Montreal, Bank of Montreal; London, Hug., National  Bank of Scotland; Boston,  National Exchange Bank; New Vork, National  Park Bank  Collections    made at   all   accessible  ill points 111 Canada,   U.S.  change bought and sold.  Savings Branch Department at each office.  Interest allowed from date of deposit aud com-  nouiuled annually without requiring attention uf  .iepbsitoi.  Office Hour*: 10.3; Saturday from 10 to 13.  points,  good in  and Europe.    Ex-  IL&  and are not disqualified uiider any law  (a.) Are at tl: "  "essed  I first  iii '96  ^ce���0���r,Ph8,,,fa,5tM��"' Service,  "'���������   .,,.1'"/8 V m. to 7 p. ,���,  .C-rand Forks  i��^.. ,'."-.-������ ^rceiiwocd. Ross-  ler�� United State* ������<V. Const  ..   10:30^1, m.  MATHESON,  J'osliuostcr.  48  making a total of 224 or a bare majority  of the 447 electoral votes,  START UP BEFORE NEW YEAR.  Boundary Falls Pyrltlc   Smelter  Machinery  Shipped.  "The Laidlaw smelter at Greenwood  is to start up before the new year,"  said Andrew Laidlaw, to a repc-rter:  A, li. C. Davis, the assayer and  cliemist for the smelter, has arrived  from Denver, and.the metallurgist will  be a prominent smelter man from either  Salt Lake City or Denver. In speaking I  of the. smelter, Mr. Laidlaw said:  ���"The entire machinery for the smelter, will be shipped from -Denver'immediately'nnd it will undoubtedly :'be.  the finest in the noilhncu. The plan's  were drawn up by the  D-jnvcr  Engi-  acd owners of land or real property in  the City of the  value of one thousand  dollars over and above any registered incumbrance, and are otherwise qualif-cd  to vote at such election; or  (b.) Who are at the date of nomination the  Hole tenants in possession of land or real  property in the City of the value of two  thousand dollars under lease in writing  for not less thou one year, aud arc otherwise quulified to vote at such etectioi.; or  (c.) Who are at the date of nomination the  inemliers of a partnership firm, or share,  holders of n foiut stock company, which  isnl the said date of nomination the assessed owner of land or real pro|>crty in  the City  of the value of one thousand  dollars over aud nbove any registered incumbrances, and   whose individual  interests in said partnership  or coiupauy  lauil is of not less value than one  thousand dollars, and nrc otherwise qualified  to vote at such election.  The persons quulified to be nominated for nnd  elected ns Aldermen of such Municipality at the  said election, shall be such persons as are male  British subjects of the  full   age of twenty-one  years, nnd are not disqualified under any taw,  aud  (a.) Are at the date* of nomination the assessed owners of land or real property in  the City of the value of five hundred dollars over aud nbove any registered incumbrances, and ore otherwise qualified to  to vote at such election: or  (l>.) Who are at the date of nomination the  sole tenants in possession of land or real  property In the City of tile value of one  thousand dollars under lease in writing  for not le��'i than one year, and are otherwise qtinliSed to vote at such election; or  (c.) Who are at the date of nomination Ihe  members ofa partnership firm, or shareholders of a joint stock company, which  Is at the said date of nomination the assessed owner of land or reol proiierty in  the City of the value of five hundred dollars over and above any registered incumbrances, nnd whose individual Interest III said partnership or company land  is of not less value than five hundred dollars, and are otherwise qualified to vole  at such election.  The persons qualified to  vote  PHOENIX ANOTHER BUTTE  Is Already the Second Camp in Ore Shipments  in British Columbia.  The following facts about Phoenia tell the story of what capital has already accomplished in the chief  mining camp of the Boundary. There are yet many promising prospects well worthy of business like  exploitation.  Phoenix itself arid the camps to which it is the nearest banking and business  point, are now shipping 4,500 tons of gold-copper ore per week, or 225,000 tons  per year.  The Knob Hill and Old Ironsides, situated in the very heart of the town, are  alone shipping 600 tons daily, or 4,200 tons per week.  The B. C. mine is shipping 150 tons dail}*, or over 1,000 tons weekly.  Other properties, such as the Golden Crown, Winnipeg, Athelstan, etc., are  shipping not less than 50 tons per day, or 350 tons per week.  The ore shipments from Phoenix alone far exceed the combined output of all  other mining camps of British Columbia, outside of Rossland.  Yet Phoenix is outy in its earliest infancy.  For further information, address,  A. HENDERSON,  The Watchmaker and  Jeweler, is doing the finest quality of work in  the Boundary country.  Give us a call when your  watch or clock is "out of  whack," or you need anything in the Jewelry line.  Miller Elk., Phoenix, B. C.  MUSTARD QIL!  ���LINIMENT,���  FOR SALE BY  J. B. BO X XjE3,  Dru^isf and Stationer.  Graves = Williams = Block,  -I'lIOKMX, B. C-  Vernon & Nelson Phone 18.  ��� KELOWNA  G. W. RUMBERGER,  Dominion Ave.,  Phoentx, B. C.  The persons qualified to vote lor Mayor o  Aldermen at the said election, shall be al! |>  sons who nre mole British subjects of the lull a  of twenty-one years, and   have  resided  lu   t  Mayor nnd  all pcr-  ugc  he  CIGARS.  ��  UNION  o  MADE  e  a  ��  e  e  ���eo��oo��*o��oeeea��ooceae��ooa  ��L��     %a*9     HtsA^tl  1   &jkf  Insurance and  Real Estate...  Dominion Avenue, PHOENIX, B. C.  Agent For  Candada Life Ins. Co.  London and Lancashire Life Ins.  Co.  Dominion of Canada Guarantee  and Accident Ins. Co.  Surety Bonds furnished at Low Kates  Offices and Ileuses always or. Hand .or  tent.    Sr.aps in rca! estate.  lis  ill  m  m  W^iw^mm^^^^swmwm^r:  himes g-|jf'sfe."S��,��r.-��� - ,'  ll    II  ���'-'���'-   '.".L*  my  M:'  THE PHOENIX PIONEER.  P  M;RAE BROS. &  SMITH,  -I'j;*l.M;RS  IN-  %*  I'M*  Cigars,  Tobaccos,  Confectionery,  ..... NOTICE.-.'.".';"'  MUXICIPALIiV OF PHOENIX, TO UIT  COMPLETE i  o���o  Graves-Williams Blopk  J     Pii'ili:   notice; is   here'jy given, to the electors of t!i2 municipality afore-  'i said th-it a poll has become necessary at the election now [lending for the same,  Blank BOOkS. and *',iU * ha\e gianted st'i h poll, and ftntlier, that the persons diilv nominated ,  I as candidates at the said election, and for whom only _\otes will be recened,,  ���; NEWS-:-; DEPOT  Surname.  PHOENIX, B. C  BELL  Other Names.  William Henn  CLARK.  I  The Local Grist   I  James A.  McBEAN.  McINNIS.  MORRIN.  If  ': J GRAHAM.  fit   !������    ���'   ���*i    t~   m - iii    ���    at    urn    *m   in  Che-wa-wai!  . Che-wa-wa ! 1' -  Manager Sears, of the I.X.L. Store,  tisited Grand Forks last Sunday.  I^arge collection of sheet music at  5, 10 and .15 cents at Greenwood  Music Store.  Phoenix  Miners' Union' No.. 8 will  give a masquerade ball about the 15th I ]\[\rsi-i at j  of next month.  "r- $55 will buy a good 'pipe toned  organ. (ireenwood Music Store,  t'reenwood, B. C.  $325 will buy  an   elegant  upright  piano(nenj., Greenwood Music Stonr-j j pTjvriT  Greenwood, \\. (J.--' " I  Bar -wilvci reached the 65 cent figure  this'^cek, which is the <highest lor  many, many moons.  Vox. lessons on violin, 'mandolin,  pi.mo, etc.., see Pi of.- Knuffniami. In  i'lioeim every Thursday.  A new journal, filling a "long-felt  want,'' ol course, is the Sun published  at Kipling, a new town on tlie rcsena-  tion.  Three inches of snow fell  Monday  * and a couple of inches moie Wednesday night,- but it  seems to be going*  last.  Jack Flood returned Sunday n'ght  from the reservation, where he went  in with the lecent lush, wheie be did  .some locating.  The Columbia Telephone Co. expects to install one of their new and  nnpioved switchboards in the Phoenix  exchange shortly.  Mess'is Morrison and Anderson, of  Grand Forks, who are erecting several  buildings in Phoenixt were 111 town  earlyjn the week.      -        ��� ��� '>���  -  A liberal association' Jias been or'  ganired at,iMidi\ay .with' James Mc-  iVJiehol as Piesident and J. AUns-  worth, as St'ftnetary-Treasuier."* i  .        ' "'     t     )���* .     .     1 *.*'v  loseph JI.  Whether fjr.jfavor,  Kcete,   Alde.niym   or  Coniicfllnr'  Abode.  I  Riillk  I*rjfv*ssio n or   Occnrmtmn.  For Alderman"  Foi Alderman.  :Phoeni.\:  Phoenix.  Livervman.  HARDWARE   DEPARTMENT  A complete stock of Pipe, Steel, Iron and Fittings, Capital Cylinder Oil, 600 W. Cylinder Oil,  Crow's Nest .Coal, Bennet Fuse, Giant and Hamilton Powder, California Caps, Queen Heaters in  Endless Varieties. ���������^������.���^������������.^���^���������������������.������������t  Merchant.  For Alderman.     Phoenix Hotel-keeper  "Michael.  Dous.ild.  'For Alderman.:   Phoenix.  Merchant.  James. *  Foi Alderman.     Phoenix.  For Alderman.  John A.  James.  For Alderman.  Merchant.  Phoenix.  Miner.  Phoenix.  For Alderman.  Phoenix.  Merchant.  OUR GROCERY DEPARTMENT  Imported and Domestic Goods of all Descriptions.  jg Crosse ancl Blackwell's Assorted Pickles, Assorted Jams, Essence Anchovies,-Mushroom Calsup, Potted Anchovies  ^ and Bloaters. A fresh lot McLaren's Imported Cheese, Gillards Relish Salad Dressing, Mustard and Horseradish  "* and a hundred and one other unparalleled table delicacies the stomach craves for. ����k  THE WYNKOOP-STEPHENS TRADING CO., LTD.    |  Miner.  Of which all peisons are hereby lequiied to take notice and to govern themselves accordingly*.  Given under my hand at Phoeni.x, B. C, this 26th day of October, in  the  )eai   1900. t ,  >   1 " '    K.,B.   KERR,  '< . ' Returning Officer.  Public notice is heieby given to (tl*.e electors of the municipality of Phoenix  that I requite the presence of the said electors at Miners' Union Hall, Phoenix,  B. C, 01^ the 2nd day of November, 1900, at 10 a. in., lor the purpose of  electing six aldermen fromfamong those nominated to repiesent them in the  Municipal Council. The poll will be kept open between the hours of 10a. m..'  and 4 p. m.  Given undei my hand at the City of Phoenix., British Columbia, the 26th  day ol October, A. 1). 1900,  f ��� R. B. KERR,  -   .'' i ,     \    Returning Officer.  matte cveiv ton ol ore smelted at Nelson, the cost at Grand Foiks ol like  icduction will not be moie than$2.25,  and may be somewhat less. The oie  sent to ("rand hoiks is, unlike that  shipped to Nelson, self fluxing and the  cost of fuel and labor is by this fact  a/so icduced.   -   . -  Notice.  Thirty days from date I intend to apply to the  license coiuiniKMoncrs ofthe corporation 'of the  City of l'hoetiix, for periuis-sion to .sell liquor at  retuil on , the premises Known as the Central  hotel, near First street on Aetna nvenue, being  on lots 8'aud ��� o; bicck 17, Old liousides sub  division.  54 M.. U. KANii  to  ���    THROUGH THE WEEK.    )  .���������M-.  Arrange:*!*-;nts> are" being' ni-ide   to  build a. sluiting rink,'50x150'leet, on  the site ,ot the tennis' court.    It will  *  "doubtless-have a good/patronage.  .R.' ��F.   Langford,i representing  the  Williams Mfg. Co.','Ltd., ot Montreal,  wasin town Monday,.placingarj1 agency  for tlie comjiany's sewing machine. -  '- ��� -, .?��� H. Trcvorrow, superintendent ot  >*' the Siiow->hoj Jmine,' left 'on' today's   auvemsea t  ^ train for Rossland, to place one of" liis ��he press h;  '-children, whojs jlj,,in the'hospital, i "������gra.t," Whi  ^Mrs.AIcCo1 mack returned Tuesday  ^"^   cn  "  from Goodwin, Wash.,  near'Colville,  with her daughters Jessie* and 'Maud,  where they ji.ive been attending school.  r Dennis Riordan and John Shanahan,  xv'ho purchased' a  lot -'onC Knob   Hill  nvenue; last of Second street*, last week  have begun the erection "of residences  ' -on the property. *    t    *'.  M. }l. Kane,,secretary pf theGreeh-  , wood  Minei's , Union, was   in  town  yesterday.    He says  the  union  now  lias 209 names on the membership list,  ���including those absent.  The British Columbia Mining Record, that well edited and finely piinted  monthly, published at Victoria, is pte-  paiing a most elaborate Christmas  issue, which will be out some time  next month. It goes without saying  that Editor Lamb will keep up "the  enviable record,he has already established. . Special attention will be paid  to the mining districts,' and Phoenix  will not be'forgotten iii the.��illustrated  articles.'-* A few day's ago'Mrs! I). B.  in  Bogle,   of Victoria,  was   in   town  belu^fof the Christmas numbei.  Po'toffice Inspector W.H., Dormh'lij  , of Vancouver,  va<s<m  the< Boundary  this week,  having been'called ' to investigate the robbery ofr.$3,6oo Irom  the Grand Forks postoffice.    ;  Smith  Bros.,  contractors, notwithstanding the snowy weather, have Deen  The.  Coontown "'Vdo*' appeared   a't  Miners' Union  hall   Thursday* niglit.  These darkies have  been extensively  adveitised throughout this section, but  ' as toigotten to mention the  ^ich the  "colored gemmen"  work   so   smoothly.    Alter   giving -a  moderately fair entertainment in  the  minstiel 'line���at one-dollar per head  ���an emissary of the * company  goes  through the audience and  collects 25  cents per couple lor a so-called  "concert."    With the conceit was given a  cake walk, which  did   not   begin   to  compare with that given at-"the Patriotic Concert by local talent in Phoenix  last March.    These coons were pretty  smooth���nearly every one in   the  audience agreed on that  point.     Thcii  w��>ik was a trifle coaise.  besides themselves hava opinions that  should be respected, and in ciiticising  their opposition,-descend to personalities���in which the general  public  is  not one whit   interested,   and   which  will influence not a single vote.     All  these gentlemen  have  the reputation  ot being friends of laboring  men,  although not having the same view point.  BotlVMr. 'Greer   and   Mr.   Houston  thought it a mistake to  bring   out   a  labor candidate at   this  time and   so  expressed themselve*.     Nevertheless,  this does nof,make them,  per se, any  the less ^friends'^ol the laboring  man.  Call't.pfr,  gentlemen.    No possible  good can come out of it.  NEW TELEPHONE CONNECTION.  Columbia Company Issues   Tariff Sheet  Okanogan Points.  I-ast summer the managers of the  Columbia Telephone and   Telegraph  Co.,   organized   another  corporation,  known as the Northwestern Telephone  Co., and at once  began   the woik  ot  const! uction from   Bolstei,   the  then  terminus of the   Columbia   line,   to  Brewster, Wash.,   on"the   Columbia  liver, taking jn all inteimediate points  .1      *       ��� * ���  Masuoic Meeting,  8 o'clock,  C. P. R.   time,   at school  house, Tuesday evening October, 301I1,  on matters ot impoitance.    All master masons are lequestcd to attend.  J. F. Hlmenway,  Secieiaiy.  Summit House  T. H. Richards, Proprietor.      ���   ���    a    ���    ���      Cor. Knob Hill Ave. and First Street.  Finest Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Dining Room in Connection.  - - -  PHOENIX, B. C.  -IHE-  u  in the American Okmogan. This  new line is now piactitaliy complete,  and l'le nev' ^"ff ^beets' h.uc' lecu  issued.  On and after November isr, next  Thursday, phone connection, \ia tbe  Columbia line, can be had witlr  Brewster, Hallett, Clover, Oio, Mol-  son, Riverside, Coiic'onully, Loomis,  Golden and other points in that jxirt  1 ol north central Washington. This  stietch of line "required about 200  miles ot construction, and has been  put thiough in a icmarkibly short  time. John B. 'Donald, the manager,  has been giving the construction ot the  new line his personal attention, which  is a guarantee that" it will be" first-class  in eveiy panicu^''  VANGUARD!"  id the best ai.Jewel Movement.    We  have it,also full assortment of  . .   .  ���WALTHAM :-: MOVEMENTS.-  GEO. ErDEV,  WATCHMAKER  M JEWELER...  Fine Repairing a Sptciultj  Graves-Williams' Uu'lding  l-'irst St., Phoenix, H. C".  d. w. Mcdonald  Job Work Promptly Attended to.  Phoenix street (lUck of Postoffice.   *"WS)  Plumbing  & Tinning  Phoenix, B; C  The Greenwood' Times this week  has *ari article*headed, ''Greenwood's  Turn," in which the editor endeavors  to show, now that Phoenix has already  begun to fe^l the beneficial  effects of  1 ��   ���  - lupine purpose ot opening tei  heavy pre shipments and consequently  tne construction^' the   new  _ The Industiial World, at Ros-sland,  _is naturally an intense partisan ot  Christopher Foley,' the independent  labor candidate tor parliament. It sp  happens that John Houston,' M. P.p.*;  o��,the Nelson Tiihune, who has-always  been known as a friend of labor, espouses one of the other political  par  crowding work on-the newj' Morrison- *!ou?,e.s.*?n,e ,of tne other political jjar-  AndersonJjuildii,grtat the1 comer of, !ey-Flch he<certainly has -a perfect  Old Ironsides avenue and First street   ?>'    "- 0?\ '-Editor   Greer'   of   the  The Green*vood.Board of Trade is  arranging for the reception ofthe Associated Boards* of'Tiade of Eastern  British .Columbia, the next meeting of  which will be held in that, city next  January.J -���*.*-'  Neil Stewart, who will have charge  - < of laying the new sidewalk, from Knob  Hill avenue to Dominion avenne, is  expecting the ,lumber every day. It  -was loaded 01^ the cars at the Midway  sawmill several 'days* ago."  J. 15. Meagher is rapidly completing  the new addition to his- building, on  Aetna avenue, near First stieet, in  which M. H. Kane is also an  owner.  - It is to be known us the Central hotel  when completed and opened.    ,  Thbs. Hardy, of the Wynkoop-  Stephens Trading Co, has been attending County Court at Nelson this  * week,* as a witness in the' case 01  Waterland vs. City of (ireenwood.  This was another of the suits lor damages, that have been so common in  .our .sister city.  Work was stalled by  Smith   Bros,  this week on .the new 35x50 two story  hotel buildingjto'be erectedby Alessis.  Morrison   and   Anderson   on ' Fii.st  frtreet, opposite the Eastern Township's  Bank.    Doc. Kemp has alieidy leased  , Jhe building, and it i>- understood that  1\\ will be fitted up in-extra fine   style  (     V. J. Deane, of Kamloops, secretary'  ">4)f the Royal  Commission    appointed  to investigate,"ChrVies^'and Japanese  'Smmigliition in the province,   has je-  caved instructions to visit the diffeient  ^enters where the question isacute and  collect'such statistics, and othei   infor-  matiofl.is, will  be of service to the  ^Ofl^QisS'onc-rs nhen they meet.  Greenwood Miner, is also ���politically  opposed.to Mr.   Foley���which  is   his  inalienable light, also.   '  '"*���.        .11  But the editors of these  three  papas cannot see, apparently, that others  increased forces of men, that ,it is  Greenwood's turn next to improve,  especially with two smelters at its doois  that will shoitly be ready to be blown  in. The remarks of the Times in regard to overdoing places where times  aie fairly good, are sensible. In Phoenix, lor instance, at present almost  every line of business is well lepresent-  ed, and although geneial trade is better, it would be loolhardy lor many  other business concerns to open up  heie now. _ ;  ,  The social dance given by Phoenix-  Miners' Union No. 8, W. F. of M,  on Thursday evening at the hall ,p(  the union, was a most enjoyable affair  The attendance was large, several  having come up from Greenwood to  tiip the light fantastic. As usual the  members of the union did evei)thing  to give their guests a good time, and  >\ere successlul, as they usually are.  The committee of arrangements consisted of John Wrinn, George Elkins,  Frank Huckleby, E. Munson, Robert  Veatch and J. S. Harkley.  Contract for Building Church.  Thi�� board'' 6f" managers of 'the  Phoenix Presbyterian Church held a  special' meeting rAVednesday evening,  '.lot-jhe purpose of opening tenders for  *' ....     *church  edifice. It was finally decided to  award the contiact to the lowest bidders, Scott & McLaren. The cost Jof  the structuie-will bea little over $2,000.  The building will' be located on "the  two lots where the manse was recently  put up, between Aetna and Knob Hill  avenues. It will be a roomy, well  constructed building and an ornament  to the town.  Harness  ^ Saddlery...  of -all kinds. Will guarantee  satisfaction to  every  customer.    Good  team  harness complete from $40  up. Single harness, $12 tip  Horse blankets, Sweatpads  collars, whips, etc., at low-   '  est prices.   All mail orders  promptly attended to......  If. G. SMITH, Grand Forks.  ^^^^ -���������������-N^JMitc; auy     it tn  Wmttt is Upon Us  and with it has arrived the most Complete stock of RUBBERS and GERMAN SOX to be found in the Boundary  Cotintiy.    The styles are unequalled, the quality  questioned and the prices right.  never  Also  a Splendid assortment of HAND-MADE GLOVES im-  poited especially for the MINING TRADE. Fit and  workmanship guaianteed.  Just opened a new line of Undci wear, including .1 fine  lange of Fleece  Lined, Imported,  Natural   and  Scotch  WOOLENS.    Prices to-suit the bluer.  AVatch our ad next week.  I. X. L. STORE.  FRANK SEARS.  This afternoon the infant son of  John Swanson died at the family residence on Victoria avenue.  JTJJ7HEN 3*ou have a|  : " Suit or Overcoatj  : made to order, you want;  I the best goods aud the J  j best fit that money can *  j buy. You always ,get;  {that and nothing else'of ���:  The B. C.   Mining   Record  states  that while it costs $2.06 to leduce  to  DR- MATHISON,  DENTIST,  (.rndunte rennsjltnnia College of Dental  Surgcrj, Philadelphia, I'a. Licentiate of British  Colui'nhin  GRAves-wiLr.iAM.s di.ock,  FIIOJ'NIY, Ii   C.  Over-Bank of Commerce. Greenwood  -Columbia I'honc No. 16  Residence N'o. to.  Vernon S. Nelson, No. So  Greenwood  and  make  appoint-.  j Merchant Tailor...  1  Palace Livery Stables!  Sta^e and Transfer Line,  PHOENIX, -  B. C.  Stage leaves   Phoenh   for  wood       Leaves Greenwood  Green-  .. 8 a. in.  10 a.   m.  Leaies Phoenix ...  Leaves (Ireenwood.  1 p. 111.  4 p. m.  OUR NEW GOODS;  0^0   k������,.4.;~-      it*   }  t  Best turnouts in the Bonrhlary.    Horses well suited for  long drives. COLLINS & GRAY, Proprietors.  We  Telephone  uientti.  are beauties.  \ can SUIT you to your:  ; satisfaction in the choic-l  : est fabrics made. Come:  j in aud talk it over, and:  : examine our stock. :  I Dominion Avenue. i  I PHOENIX, British Columbia.      j  Codes: Bedford McNeill's; Cloi-gh(s        [P. o. Box 33.  Mi  0000  P. C. McARTHUR  LetJibridge Gait  COAL  ��5^e^  STOCKS, MINES/V  EEAL ESTATE  INSUBANOE.  We have just received a large assortment of  ens  ^E^^^et^Ea^geof Miner'sDlooTNG BOOTS Leather Soles,  ��� ��������.AT REASONABLE PATRfi.  We Carry a Full Line of  (J HOUSE FURNISHINGS, in blankets, MM 'd Ml Sheetings, Oil Cloth  -^ '     Curtains and Window Shades. '  We are Busy in our Millinery Department.    Order your WINTER HAT Now.  M. McBEAN & Co,  ^'^SS'SiSlSi^^i  Houses to Let.    Lots for sale or Lease in Old Ironsides subdivision.  OFFICE���Gravks-Williams Block.  Phoenix, B. C  0000  JfjCSr-'P. C. McArthur and Geo. E. Breakcnridge, Selliiij  Agents Original Phoenix Townsite.  BUNDLES called for and delivered.   All work is done in first-class  oa,,,  ���,Jhape-      Bsfe ��ooms in Connection.  PAUL FISCHER, Proprietor  Cor. I'.rst street and Knob Hill avenue, . .        P���OFNIX( u. C.  IS THE 1IME TO GET ON THE LIST  it you are interested in the second ship-  Tnp ohnan.   nVm% cai��P 3" British Columbia-Phoenix.  in^ J2��n r    Wn?fA *Uh,shed e���y Saturday n10rn-  h?t wifl ^^ 7��ar' 1S ^^y Public^ion in the province  thatwillgiveittoyou.    All kinds of "dough" accepted.  HOENIX LAUNDRY^      ^   LAWRENCE & WATSON, Props.  Best oi work guaranteed.     Specialty of White Shirts.  GOOD CALLED TOR T>  ��no deliveheo. BASBMENT MILIAR BLK.; DOMINION AV.

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