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 /y  ^fo&C^i**^     ^^-7.  yW  No Dilnliig camp In (be Bound try li at-  tractinti mj>re alteuitoM than  f> PHOENIX ,��.  If you with, to receive the mining and  irciicnl iiciri of till, campand the Hound.  Jry, (ulmcrlbe to the Piiokni* ftONMa,  ���  t0itecr.  During the year 190a  100,000 TONS  Of ORE were uhlppeil from the milieu ot  j��PHOENIX>  Hor the firm five inontlm of joorover  90,000 ton* of ore were (hipped, or at Ihe  rate of joo.oootons annually.  Devoted to the Interests of the'-Boundary. Mining: District.  Vol.. II.  j  .PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMUIA. .S^IUKUAV, OCTOBER   26,   1901.  No. 50.  ing on  the March  from this day until  NoT.3ri.  Underwear  Shoes  Sox and  SwiVers  ���I same Price.  Ready to Wear Suits  $16 Suits, Sale price $10  $t8    " ��       $12     ,  $20    ". "       $15  $25    " "       $20  CALLED DOWN  Ottawa Mining Paper Makes  Many Mistakes  IN REGARD TO THE GRANBY COMPANY  1  < >iir reason for this Clothing Sale is that we have to reduce our Stock of Clothing as we are sole ageiits for the  Fit Reform Clothing. We are able now to give you your  tailor made suit at the same price as ready mades. Give  us a call.  Underwear... VVe have a surplus stock of Mens* Scotch  Wool Underwear which we shall clear out at half price.  Other Departments  Our Grocery Department contains everything in season that the  market affords, at prices not equalled in the city. All we ask is for  you to call and get prices. As Regards Quality���We carry only  STANDARD goods, such, as the Pure Food Brand of Canned  Goods known all over the Dominion as a Standard for Purity and  Excellence.  Our Hardware Department is the place to save money, when  you want any article in that line.  ���mrnkm  General  Merchants, Old Ironsides Avenue! Phoenix.  We carry the dffy complete stock of Merchandise in the City.  , Tlhompson  ��� ���   ��� -.. ("���    ������'���r:.'. " ' ' ������.    .���'..-''-.'  99 v* * Store News  m  Groceries and  UNQUESTIONABLY  Edltar Is Kaawa lo be Hosllli   to British  :'., Columbia,  and  Veals  Ills  Spleen  on  Tils   Concern.  The Canadian Mining Review, published at Ottawa, is slating the (Jiaiiliy  Mining Company, It says that the  Granby .company is evercapitali/.cd;  that its ore does not pay to work; in  fact, that the .company i.s a gigantic  flotation to rol> the public. The  Review article has been reprinted in  the Coast newspapers, and the follow,  ing 'complete rcfuuiion of the inis  leading and err6reotis statements made  is. from the pen ol'��� K. Jacobs, the  Boundary correspondent :  As one whojie particular business  it ivin iny capacity of special correspondent in.ihe'Boundary distiict for  several newspapers and , mining  journals, to keep well: informed re.  spectiug���������,its mining and smelting  industries, Imay be permitted to make  ."ome comment on an article that  recently appeared in the Canadian  Miniiig Review regarding the opera  lions of the' Granby Consolidated  Mining, Smelting & Power Company,  Limited, the more so since on the 3rd  instant S. II. C. Miner, president of  the Granby company, in granting my  request for a talk with him rts|K.-cting  the article, told me that the directors  of the company were tieating it with  the indifference they considered, from  its nature, it deserved. Iii taking, up  this matter I am more concerned about  the effect this" criticism, which 1 think  I shall show is not warranted by tin-  facts of the case, <��� may have upon .'the  mining industry of the district', than  upon the Granby company,.'which"'is  quite able to take its own part whenever* its management shall thi 11 kit  'fl^mry^.tpH.d<��-:��so��:./i,fci;hft^  company's: mining and ���'"'smelting -".industries being by far the largest in the  'district, it seems inadvisable thai  judgment shall be permiited 0t<> go  against it, arid through it against the  district; by default.  The MlMtateidcBlK S:rlatim.  Perhaps : ihe simpli-si way to endeavor to show the Gi'au'o ''"'ijiaiij  iii what I think to be- a lai.ci !-jli;  will be lo to take seriatim the state-  ineni.'ir-or rather misstatements, as  intysl of them appear to me to Ik���to  which 1 take exception ai.d make some  comment on them successively as 1 go.  1 will premise; though,-by'stilling, thai  Mr. Miner assured me most positively  that ever) statement reflecting on the  Granby company in tlie article under  notice is "absolutely false." I have  selected the following allegations, upon  which I comment as under:  . (1) ."Considerable interest is aroused.-in- British. .Columbia by the an-  noiuicemeiU that the Granby smeller  people contemplate'-an increase in  their capital, laising it from fifteen  million to twenty million dollars and  those who are best able to judge considerMe proposal a farcical one in  view   of vthe   past    history    of   the  In view, the latter,cqufd not be induced  lo give ;is mticlv as, tvvo million" tlollars  forthe properly.''. -.'-&��� '*--';:-  lit this 1 reply thai I have definite  assurance that tlie: cash expended to  date on, the company's properties is  about $1,506,000. ;'���"'i.Th'is 'does not,  ihpugh represent their value, for a  considerable, poition^of the original  consideration for the"-mineral,, claims  was in stock, whilst a" large and valu-  able.tract of land (situate near Grand  Forks) was lec^-ived .-$ a smelter bonus  >r subsidy without nnV cash therefore;  further, Mint the'.'tbwi[;'of, Phoenix is  pat tly on thecompaiiykmineral claims,  adding very hugely; to their surface  value. As to the iilieiged attempts to  sell, Mr, Miner assurtd me thai the  directors had not triei) tofjell the property; on the contrary they had  declined offers, which'they had fully  .satisfied themselves 'were bona fideand  backed by the necessary capital, for  the purJ|,ase of the properly at,-much'  higher''figures thahjiihe $2,000,000  mentioned. . .   i .  No Reaionable Information Kcnistd.  (4) "No authoritative statement  has yet been given la's \jto "the average  'value per ton of ore ���treated although  the smelter has been,'in operation  since last year. ...Repeated applications  liave been made to tlie company l>y  shareholders for M.iis', information but  it has been refused |fpr motives ol'  policy." J   y  Mr.Miner stated "to,Vme that no  shareholder bad beerffijefused iiifdrma-  lion that he was ren-s'ouatily entitled to,  Statements of receipts'/and expeiidi-  111 res had been submitted to general  meetings.... or' -shareholders whenever  required by the provisions governing  the conduct of the financial affairs of  the several companies, now . consolidated. . When presiding over general  meetings he had on several occasions  slated to shareholders present that the  ore was yielding a profit,, but just what  that profit was the directors were not  yet prepared to make public; In  adopting this attitude; at, the present  stage, of their undertaking the directors  considered they, were1 conserving the  best interests of the. cQiiij'any and were  only doing the same as/other manufacturing , ctmcensv. which, do not  divulge details of the cost of production.  Are Making a Profit.  (.5):   "If, as is currently believed by  .those i 11:the,best;po^i^tpJudge,the,  company.  As to the "considerable interest" 1  have only to remark I had not heard  any mention at all made of this matter  in the Boundary district prior to the  publication of the Review's criticism,  nor had I seen any reference made to  it in any. of the provincial newspapers  that came under my notice. Mr.  Miner's reply to my enquiry as to the  truth or untruth of the .statement  alleging a proposed increase in capital  was:  "We never even thought of raising  the capital of the company above its  present amount of $15,000,000. Why  should we when we' have one-foqrth ol  the capital stock in the treasury  available for the advancement of the  company's interests should occasion  require ?"  (2) "It is an undoubted fact that  the present Capitalization of $15,000,-  000 is'enormously in excess of the  value of the properly."  In this connection I remark that  the shareholders of the four companies  that combined do not seem to have  thought' so, since they ratified the  scheme'Hjf consolidation. I am informed they received, prq ra.ii*, three-  fognlis of the new stqck a.i\d that none  Was offered for sale to the pqblic.  ffavt Spent SI,i(MI,QQ0.  (3) "It is a well known fact that  the total expenditure in cash both for  purchase and development of all the  properties of the Granby smelter group,  including the smelter'itself, does not  exceed one million dollars and when  in the early months of this year the  representatives of this company, }. P.  Graves and A. L. White, were in New  York negotiating for the sale of the  property, or at any rate exchanging  pour parlers with the Amalgamated,  Conner Company having  th.a,t object  average gross value o"f tlie ore'treated  does not exceed, five dollars; it is  doubtlul if opeiations. are not being  carried on at a positive loss."  Perhaps the most effective reply to  this is contained in ihe following  c'xi erj.-t' liotn a circular dated August  -12, sen! tu sliaieliuldeis with their  stock in the new 1 uiiMilidated -com  pany : "Instead .of striving 'to pay  dividends belore your property was  nilly developed, it is has been the  desire t f your directors, and to this  end every effoit has be 11 made, to  equip and put the properties and plant  in a thorough condition to; earn and  ���pay dividends regularly. We have  been spending nearly $200,000 in new  equipment during ihe present summer,  which will more than double our  present output and piofits. All ol  this sum we are. taking out of the  ground, not liavingUadvanced one  dollar for the past yeoNodo this work.  It would seem that "those in the best  position to judge" state most plainly  that operations are .���returning profits,  thus directly contradicting the suggestion that they "are being carried on  al a positive loss."    ,  (6) It is * * * culpable on the  part'of the directors of the Granby  company to wiihold. important information without which it is impossible  to estimate the value of the stock they  are apparently bent on increasing and  which in any case they are offering the  public as an attractive investment."  Mr.'Miner's statements to me applicable to these strictures may be sum  med up.dius: (a) Shareholders have  been given all the i 11 foi million they  are entitled to. (b) The directors  have not even thought of' increasing  the stock, (c) They have not offered  any stock to the public.  Hostile to BrltUb Columbia.  I desire to add that not only in the  Boundary district, but when at Nelson  and Rossland lately, the simple men  tion that the .Canadian Mining  Review had attacked ihe Granby  company promptly elicited replies,  remarkable in their unanimity, in effect  tha' that journal is notorious for its  general hostility towards British  Columbia mining enterprises.  At the risk of making an unieason-  able demand on your space I ask your  permission to here briefly summarize  ihe history and work of the Granby  Consolidated .. Mining, Smelting &  Power Company, Limited, having a  capital of $15,000^00 in 1,500,000  $10 shares. The consolidation embraced four Incorporated companies,  viz., the Old Ironsides Mining Company, capital $1,000,000; the Knob  Hill Gold Mining Company, Limited,  capital'$1,500,000; the Granby Consolidated Mining & Smelting Company,  Limited, capital $900,000, and the  Grey Eagle Gold Mining Company,  Limited, capital $1,500,000.  The mineral claims owned by these  companies are situate at Phoenjx and  all adjoin. .They are the Old IronsjdeS)  ��nob'Hi'll, Victoria, Fourth of July;  Phoenix, Aetna, G-cy' Eagle,   Banner,  Tip-Top and Triangle; these constitute,  so far as known, the biggest copper  mining pro|iOsition in the Boundary,  probably in the .province. For some  time .'prior to the consolidation they  were jointly worked under the one  general management. ^The Old lion-  sides and Knob Hill companies did a  large amount of 'development .in iheii  respective mines, and have been ai  work with scarcely ���aiiy intermission  for about five years. The first Giaubj  company'Which' was of tin re recent  organization, worked the Victoria and  built and operated the smelter al  Grand,Corks,' these reduction works  being thoroughly modern and most  effective and successful in their results.  Preliminaries' having been arranged  during the latter half of 1900, the  consolidation was consummated early  in the current year, since when there  has been a gradual enlargement of  operations.  Development to Dale.  In the development of the Old Ironsides, Knob Mill, Victoria  and  Grey  mines 2256 lineal feet of sinking  and  raiding and 10,000 feet of crosscutting  and drifting���together nearly two and  a half miles in.length of workings have  been done. There has also been about  half as much work again done'in-very  large raises and drifts which, although  in new country  has  been  counted as  sloping,   not as development.    The  deepest shaft is down 400 feet and the  diamond drill has proved   the occurrence of ore down to a depth of, 800  feet,     Large   surface quarries   have  been opened iii ore which is known  to extend about 3000 feet on the company's ground  and to have a width of  300 to.40b feet.     As now opened the  deepest face\of ore in the quarries is  about 60 feet,, but a cut is now,being  run into the hill that will  eventually  give an open face of more than  200  feet in maximum depth. ���The railway  cars will shortly be run intp the quarries and there be filled  with  ore, by  means of a steam shovel, thus econo-.  mizing in the cost of loading.   .  Shipped 133,9% Ton.  Shipments of ore: were. commenced  in July, 1900,  and during  that year.  64,533 tons were sent to the smelter;  ���The output-for nine- months of 1901  ending September 30th, was   168,620  tons, making an aggregate  tonnage to  the latter oate of 233,155 -'tpiKs.v i At  the. CanadiaiV Milling Reyiew'sVesti-^  *iiiate:bf $5'j*ertriri "this7 woiild;give a  gross value of $ij 165,775.     With   the  tonnage increased 'to 1200 tons a day,  as will shortly be done,  these; (nines  will yield at a.similar valuation $6,000  [ier diem; but this is by no means anywhere near their limit of daily production; i^which i.s planned to  next year  further increase to about   2000 toils a'  day) so easily  accessible   are" their  enormous  ore  bodies.     The  mines'  were well equipped with improved ma-  chineryand plant, and have, too, commodious and substantially built accommodations for about   500   men,   there  being at present rather more than 300  men on tbe pay-roll  The smelter is at present running  two blast furnaces, these together  treating nearly 670 tons of ore per  day. Two .moie furnaces are oveidue  to arrive at the works, and these should  be in operation before the end of the  year. This addition will increase  treatment facilities to about 1300 tons  a. day. It has been decided to increase the number of furnaces to six  early in the new year so as to enlarge  the capacity of the works to about  2000 tons of ore daily. Two copper  converters will also be installed here  shortly and these with other betterments also being made will bring the  equipment up to the most complete  and important copper producing plant  in Canada,  Adverse criticism regarding the big  capitalization of the Grariby. company  may or may not be warranted, but  surely the proper time for this.was  when last year an authoritative public  announcement was made of an intention to increase to $15,000,000 and  not when rumor usually most carefully  ignored by reliable journals, concocts  a siory entirely at variance with facts.  The, Canadian Mining Review Jias  now added to its reputation in the Interior mining districts of the province  of being a "knocker," so far as mining  in British Columbia is concerned, evidence that either ignorance or prejudice so influenced it that it did not  take the most ordinary precautions to  verify information before making  sweeping reflections upon the status  and management of an extensive and  thoroughly bona fide mining and  smelting enterprise,  WAS  n i rem  rAD3EU  Big Force Now on the New  Water System.  CITY COUNCIL ENDORSED AT POLLS  Water ana Llffct Fraacnius Aaeatfaeil  Carried by a Vale of 27 lo S-No Tine  Will  be  Loal, Now. ; ���".'������'   ���  LARQE FORCE ON WATER SYSTEM.  Last Monday there was considerable  interest in the voting that then took  place by the ratepayers of the city,  who were expressing their opinion of  the water and light fianchises amendment by-law, which had been recommended hy''the city council. The polls  were open from 8 to 4 at the city  office, the city clerk being the returning officer. When the ballots were  cpuntecl, after the polls,were closed, it  was found that the bylaw had been  carried by the overwhelming -majority  of 27 to 5, the ratepayers thereby expressing their approval of the. by-law,  their confidence in the city council  and in the promoters of the new.  water and light system.. ������"''.*''!'!���;  Saturday Evening'* Public Meellnf.  Last Saturday evening a public  meeting was called by the city council  at the;McMillan block, to discuss Ithe  by-law that was to be voted on by the  ratepayers Monday. There was a good  attendance, the mayor . presidt g.  Among the speakers were the mayor,  T. J. Hardy, J. E. Mills,, R, li. Kerr  and R. A. Jones."  Mayor Rumberger explained his  position in the matter in. a few well  chosen words, making an excellent  speech. He though t_the new arrangement was a much belter one for ; the  city, for should the city wish to secure  control of the two systems at the  stipulated time, the corporation could  take over botlrwater and light plants  at an appraised valuation, whereas by  the old arrangement,,if the promoters  gave up the water system after they  couidJnotfn^  retai'ri*Hie lighting system*'"the7"most  valuable asset of the two,. He .also"  gave'history of'the entire case.  IR. A.:;Jones, the. engineer .of;the.  promoters, in charge of contraction,  gave some figures, in, regard to > the  system. He said also that in regard  to the use of wooden, pi'ie for the water  system, it had been his experience that,  taking everything- into consideration,  the pipe he was now. putting in here  was fully the equal, of iron pipe, if it  was kept saturated all the lime. In  fact he had known of iron pipe that  had to be taken up in five years because of corrosion.  In this connection, Mr. Justice  Irving, who visited Phoenix this week,  staled that the.- city of Victoria had  recently taken up some wooden  that had been, in use for 20 years,  was still in good condition.  EnjlBeer Jonei Crowding the Work ai Past  as Possible.  Rolla A. Jones, engineer in.chame  of the co. sti uction ol the water system  for the city, has heen putting men at  work this week as fast as they could be  secured and used, at present there being three gangs employed. One of  these is at work on Brooklyn avenue,  where there is considerable rock work  to be dorie; Another is puttingin the  line to connect with the Banner s|fring,  about' 2,6oo: feet" long, the connection  to be made near the tennis court, just  above Old Ironsides avenue. A third  force has been started; at work at Marshall lake on that'line. ..'"?,?������:���  Next week the contract will be let  for the erection of the pump house at/  Marshall lake. "A Cameron pump  will be installed for the time'being,;  capable of forcing 250,000 gallons of  water daily, but when the Cascade  power line is. completed and ready to  do business, it is expected to do the  pumping .with electric power. The  power is promised early in the new  year.   "..->���      f;....  Mr, Jones is not allowing any grass  to grow under his feety: jind has be-,  tween 50 and 66 men at work on the  trenches for the pipe lines,,,.'-.'��� This  week the lines have been duglon Victoria; avenue to'the new hospital' and  south to Second.'street; and north from  Old Ironsides avenue to the Granby.  apartment house, as well as in several  other placjs. J. F. Hemenway, for  four years the local agent and assistant treasurer of the several, companies  of the Miner-Graves syndicate,, will  haye.charge of ..the., water' and light ���  systems-here'wneri completed. '.  pipe  and  MINES AND MINING,  Shipment's from the Winnipeg are  now going to   the Trail smelter.  For the last week the Granby smelter  has treated 4,883 tons of ore, making a  total of 243,075 tons to date.  Supt. DuiH-ansoi: expects to get the  Go'dim Crown u.nwatered this week  sufficiently to permit the resumption of  active work in the mine. The familiar  sound of the siren whistle was heard  in Phoesix last Sunday afternoon for the  first time in about a year.  It is expected that the last ot the new  machinery for the en'arjre'nent of the  Granby sme'terv/iH he shipped from the  east bv the miiu'U* of November. From  tins it i? anticipated that the work of  donlilins; the capacity of the smelter to  1,300 tone daily will be pretty well completed hy the 1st of Jan��ary, and  possibly before.  Musical Treat Last Tuesday.  Miss Queenie McCoy of Vernon^  and Miss Jean Robinson of Rossland,  appeared in the new Hardy-McKenzie  hair Tuesday evening under the  auspices of the C. E. of St. Andrew's  church. The were greeted by a fine  and appreciative audience, and the  programme was a genuine treat for all  'overs of music..'Miss Robinson's  work on the piano was rendered with  ease and excellent taste, while the  popular Scotch airs Miss McCoy  enlisted the warm sympathy of her  heaiers. "Annie Laurie" at>d "Will  Ye No Come Hack Again", with others  in the same vein, were sung with expression and sympathy.  It is safe to say that both these  promising young artists have gained  many admirers in Phoenix, and we  may say further that a musical entertainment of this high class will always  be welcomed to our young city.  It. is said Mint the No. 7 mine will  shortly begin the work of dinkinn a  shaft on that property posaibly 200 feet  further. The mine keeps up the ship-  men fs of 35 to 45 tons per week to the  Greenwood smelter.  City Council Doings.  At Wednesday's meeting of the City  council there were present Mayor  Rumberger and Aldermen-.-Punchy  Marshall,, Roy,; Clark; Morrin. and  Mcinriis. The finance committee reported favorably on a number of small  bills, amounting to $64.80, which were  ordered paid. ' _ , '-'���'<������'  ', Municipal Works and Supplies By-  Law No. 1.8 was passed.the,last time,  but was returned by the mayor for-  further. consideration. . "  ���' The health officer was1 instructed to  iusi)ect'.'the'.'U>rbpoSedi .'cemetery > site-,  'a^Sife^ithW^ Gr'ee'r  wood pnithe.subjeclt..J,:;i-hc,site is this  side of the Last Chance mine, about a  mile, and.a.half from the city.-  ' Tbe mayor was authorized to register Railroad addition, to the city-of  Phoenix at. Kamloops, B.C.,-being a  .part of Mr. Rumberger's.: hitherto un-  plated ground,' but. within the' city  limits.  It was decided  to notify  Messrs.  Graves and  Williams .that- the -sidewalk in-front of the Bank block  was  not on grade,  and  if objection; was'  raised it would have to be-changed. '  The board of works was authorized  to repair Second street between  Old  Ironside avenue and tKnob  Hill' ave--  nue.  .    flLORY HOLE ON WINNIPE0  ��� ' Iri'that part of the mine where over  1,300 tons_of ore have been extracted  the management, of -the .Winnipeg is  now preparing to take out and ship to  the smelter several hundred tons more  of good ore. This ore is not more  than 35 or 40 feet from the surface,  and is now covered by the old dump  of the property.  This weefcForeman Jacobs set nearly  the whole force of the mine at work .  stripping this part of the property, and  expects soon to have a gaod sized  glory hole, from which a large ainount  of ore can be economically.taken that  has good values in it.   ,  A short time since Mr. Jacobs carefully samuled the old stopes at the  level referred to and secured most satisfactory values, which will yield a good  profit on the dost of extracting and  smelting.  The shaft on the railway   ledge at  the Winnipeg is now down   nearly '70  feet  on   the   ore   body,   which    has  steadily been   improving.    This shaft  has mdre than paid for itself since being started, and die ledge is now being  explored further on the surface before  snow falls, to determine its  direction  and extent.    It is close to.the line  of  the Golden Crown.  W        PHOENIX BRANCH ORE SHIPMENTS.  The following talik gives the ore shipments of Phoenix Drnnch and other Boundary  mines tor 1900, for the past week, for 1901, and the total to date:���  Week  Old Ironsides, Knob Hill  and Victoria,  i B. C. Mine ...  J* Golden Crown  Winnipeg. ....  Athelstan   Snowshoe  Brook lvn  R. Bell.  Totals, tons, .,,.',,,.  Mother Lode, Deadwood,  Sunset,  No. 7, Central   King Solomon, Copper..  Other Boundary mines.,  Grand Totals, tons..,  fmmm  ���:������  -..fJ:ifip'i  .�����������>-���$!$���.!;  ������ villi-p  :smmy  .������:;:.||!!f  ^'Sllfli  y;BmL^  '���'���lil  '���: ���'���!**��  m*  ii  ���te  ll 1  ���' '���,:;. jill  ,V'.i��|;rf  ������:vl|!|f|l  ^���fili  'v"--Mp'fv*.  IP  'MI1-'W'.'1'|:  ~">rTi!*��s if>:  !��:���  !;-(��!���>;������  ���km-  llil  ., .1   : ;'"$>V'.i  ���������,.-%���?'-.  '     ��� ���'������'������ VI1MJ   'I"    ���  \/y-My  .mm:  ���' ���������::'*-,'0isY^-  'V^'fjllf  ��� .'-. : ,',--.��M"-!|'<-/-i*<*  yy-^mm  yimio  'y.'smmy  .". ".-��� ���:��� -i' Cii ,'v  m$iy.  ��� ;vvij;!i;;iv .v. -  '.; v-S^l'lV  ''������ ' ' .':' '"i'^.-l'J .'.  ; y::;.r my '���-:  M  ��� ���- -ftt K* '���  .'..V'.HiW'-j-.;;:  mm:y  yxy  ym-  ���yy^ifK--  yyimy-  I'-'ifli;  ' :' :":���'<��'������ Vv-'P  '    ������.'..-3',fi|.<.-:.������  ��� --::-y Hy-  , -.iiy ?..���  - Iv-,--, r  - THE T-HOF^TX PIOVKFR.  *t  ,'r<'  ��� 1  J The Canadian Bank of Commerce I  X HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO. J  ��� t  Capital, $8,000,000.      ���*      j*      Rf.st, $2,000,000. t  ���  HON. CEO. A. COX, PnuicnX. B. E. WALKER, General Manager. *��  I. H. PLUMMER, Aia't Gen'l Manager. +  H. R. DAVIDSON, Acting Mgr. Greenwood Branch  WHAT rill;   EDITORS SAY.  As time passes Losd Robeits must  thank his lucky stars that he decl.ui.-d  the Boer war ovei and leturued to  London,���Mo\ie Leader.  ������������������*-��-���-���"���-��� ^  ���������-���-���^������������������-���-f-f-M-f ������������"������  The Phoenix Pioneer,  lSMlPnOSt.lTVKI>A% lt\ THK  PIONEER P.TBMSIIIIWro.  ATVIIDtSIX. B.C.  W. B.WILLCOX. Manager.  Telephone*  I BiuinciM office No. 14.  I Mauiigei't ri-Mdoice, No. 1;,  SUBRCHIPTIONR IN AH\AVCK.  Per Year  *������  Six Month*  > *5  To I'oreJjru Couiitrle*          J 00  Ifvoti are notanubucrilier to thla pnper, till*  Uan Invitation to vou to become one,  Advertising rutci fiirnliilicd on n|>plicnIiou.  Legal noticcn 10 mxl j ccuU per line,  four weekly lu��ertlon�� conatittite one mouth'*  idverlltliis.  DONE SV MR. GALLIHER.  As is well known, the Boundary has  been striving to secure a resident  county court judge for a long time,  and when the appointment of Andiew  Leamy, of Greenwood, was reported  from Ottawa, it was believed that the  prayeis had been answered through  the meditation of our representative at  Ottawa, William R. Galliher. Then  it was asceitained that the appointment had been gazetted for Kootenay,  and not for Yale, but this was quickly  followed by the announcement that  this was an error which would probably be corrected at as early a date as  possible,by the Dominion government  Now comes the statement that the  gazetting of Judge Leamy for Kootenay was no mistake, but was done intentionally, and that he has been instructed to take up his official residence in, .Rossland or Nelson, the  , chief cities of the Kootenays. >.  'Thus it appears that Mr. Galliher,  knowing the great need of a county  court judge in this part of Vale, instead of getting one. appointed for this  section, had it made for Kootenay, or  consented thereto. Doubtless Kootenay needs another judge, but as  Boundary has none, this section  should have .been consideied. It is  needless to remark, in this connection,  that Mr. Galliher has made no friends  in Yale by this action, and it will take  a good deal of explaining by the lib  erals here to satisfy the people that he  ' did the best he t ould for Yale, a part  of his constituency���for the time be  ing at least.  Montreal thought it would be a good  lime to make an attack on (he shaies  of the Miner-Uraves sjiidicate. The)  made the attack, and sold short. The)  could not deliver the goods, and as a  result the president of the exchange,  as well as others, weie ruined. It was  a let:on that will not soon be forgotten by those who took |aart in it. The  shares weie held by those who thought  they were too good to let go.  It is of course possible that there  aie things in the management of the  Gianby Co. that could be impioved  on, but it has yet to be demonstiated  that the editor of the Canadian Mining Review is a man of such exper  iencc in the development of huge mining ptopositions that he is in a positions to point them out.  In this connection it may be well to  state here that the editor of the Canadian Mining Review seems to be gen-  eially hostile to lliitish Columbia, as  he has the reputation ol never losing a  chance to "knock" the mines ol this  province. This being notoriously the  case, the value'of the opinion iclened  to can be propeily placed.  Tbe knocker nevei dies a natui.il  death, Some times he lots into a  slate of satisfactoiy inactivity, but so  long as he has bie.ith he keeps up his  work.���Cianbrook Herald.  Membeis of the interioi should have  but one put pose and work loi one end  fiom this lime on, that i% equality in  lepiesentation at both Ott.iua and  Victoria ���Nelson Tiibune.  I  I Vegetables!  Vegetables!! f  Wholes ilc and Retail.       5  Alt   h'Hiu '|*,u\ui  SfitjiLHil i/iunipiU  tnd in  1 tne   hlmpc*  i-M uctipt of order.  JAS. H. PETERS,  With seven law)eis and jiuois  g.iloic on that o\eitinned Asluiolt  sta.-c it will be asuipiisc to < ivih/.iiion  il someone does not have to pay  damages ���Vainouvci Woi Id.  Picmier Dunsmtiii s,i)s he is all  o, k, and will stay in powci till the  legislatuie meets. We have his woid  loi it. Iimmie likes the laste ot the  sweets of pottci.���Slot an Dull.  Although the government have de  tcrmincd to hold office till the house  meets that does not do away wiili llic  possibiliiy of a pioviuci.il election at  an eaily date���Kevelstoke Mail.  Aftei all so fai theic appeal*- to be  no one willing and able to accept the  Kedcial government's offer ol bonus  and build a silvei lead iclineiy lu  Canada.���-Sandon Mining Review.  The meanest thing that The Pio  vince ever had said about it was said  by the Neusless-Adveitisei this moining when it spoke ol (he Pinuwe as  a "coiilemiKiiaiy,''���\ ancouvei Pio  vince.  V   (s. N   'I'llom   ll K.IIIC.II  CoiienpoiMHiiLc -ulicttrtl  COLUMBIA  B. C.  \ <*���?'$<! ���*>-! <" 5> * ��� * ��� '-<&&&&&Q&��fy&&i  EDITORIAL COMMENTS.  > ��  American  naval officers  are once  more fighting the battle of Santiago  over again.    Once, apparently was not  enough.     It  is doubtful,' no  matter  how  hard an   attempt   is   made,   it  jealous rivals can dim the lustre of the  glory obtained by Admiial Schley  in  that battle.  Fiom a snow slide lo a toyal visit,  ilieie is scaicely an emeigeucy think  able which the men in the seivice ol  the C. P. R. do not tackle with peilect  confidence, or fiom which they do not  emerge with credit.-Revelstoke Heiald.  Next May the Chinese exclusion  act will expire by limitation in the  United States. Already Pacific Coast  centres are wondering how they will  obviate the yellow curse,- and have  called a convention, to meet in November to 'memorialize congress not to  open the door toumestricted immigration.  UNWARRANTED CRITICISM.  v<    I  - -Inarecent article published in the  Canadian Mining Review, of Ottawa,  ihe editor of that monthly takes occasion to criticise the Granby Co. from  several points of view. Among other  things the article in question asserts  that it is "<loubtful if operations are  not being carried on at a positive loss,"  and states that this "is the opinion of  those in the best' position to judge."  Inasmuch as improvements this year,  amounting to over $200,000, have all  been paid out of the profits of the concern, this statement, "like the others,  falls to the ground.  , Of course *the editor is entitled to  his opinion, but  "those in the best  . position to judge" of these and other  matters connected with the management of the property are those most  interested in it, and as they seem well  satisfied with the results thus far, the  astute editor referred to should be sat-  irfied also. Tli,e article also asserts  that the Granby pebple made an attempt to sell out to the great copper  trust of America, and is captious in its  criticism all along the line.  . It is a'well known'fact that there  are persons in the east that are jealous of the success that has attended  the efforts of the Granby Co. It is  also a fact that of all the companies  formed in the east with Canadian capital within the last few ycais, the  Granby Co, is today tbe only one the  stock of which is worth as much or  more than when the properties were  fiist incorporated, and which has systematically gone about the business  (ot which it was lOrganized, has nerei  closed since beginning, and has steadily improved in the eyes of the general  investing public. It ba-r been mining  its properties, not the public,  , Last yew, when the p| esident of the  .Granby Co. was in Phoenix on his an-1  It is a curious coincidence that  about the time the Golden Crown  mine closed last year, the Biooklyn  resumed; and that this year when the  Biooklyn suspended, the Golden  Crown began to be worked again. We  hope to be ablejo announce soon that  both properties are working at one  and  the  same time.  It is now said that a syndicate of  English capitalists is now preparing to  build the long-talked of Coast-Koot-  enay railway. Peihaps this is one of  the direct results oi the recent finding  of a practicable railway pass through  the Hope mountains by Mr. Dewdney  ���a pass, by the way, which was pretty  well known to exist for some time past.  The ratepayei s of Phoenix showed  their, wisdom last Monday in passing  by an overwhelming vote the amendment to the water and light franchise  by-law. The water system, both for  fire protection and for domestic use,  will be pushed to the quickest possible  completion. It is quite evident that  the late payers have confidence both  in the city council and the people who  are installing the water system.  Just now the copper mining industry  is interested especially in the price ot  copper, which has been fluctuating ot  late. Lengthy articles aie 'appearing  in the leading mining reviews, pur-  poi ting to explain the fi hys and wherefores of the situation, but they do not  explain it very cleaily. They all seem  to agree on one thing, howevei, and  mat is that the Amalgamated Copper  Co, is able to keep up ihe present  average pi ice for some time to come.  "A few months ago the Gianby Co.'s  mines in this'camp abandoned the old  practice of working seven days per  week, and since the miners here have  had one day to themselves in every  seven. The Amalgamated Coppei Co.,  of Butte, Montana, owning the greatest  copper producers of that great camp,  has recently issued a similar order and  those propei ties are working but six  days per week. It thus appears that a  pet theoiy of the mining world is  giadually being overturned.  Thieves bioke into the shop ol P,  Burns & Co., at Phoenix, and coined  off the safe. The small si?e ol the  safe would seem to indicate that the  meat business is not all gold, even 11  Pat has saved enough to stall house  keeping in Calgaiy.���Ledge.  The idea seems to occm to m. st  people not afflicted with the mission  aiy habit that it Miss Stone had devoted hei eneigies to laboring in the  very piomisinj' vineyard piesented to  mission work on her native heath in  the United States, it would have saved eveiybody a heap of tiouble..���  kevelstoke Herald.  Pett) and peisonal political wrung  ling continues at Victoria, but the  thought of calling the legislator ' to  geihei and giving this province a fair  ledistribution measuie doesn't seem to  occur to the premiei. Sutel) 110 one  can find fault with what the government is doing. But what the} aie not  doing is of more importance to the  electors.���Lardeau Eagle.  The very Honorable Edgar Dewdney has discoveied a pass thiough the  Hope mountains. Mr Dewdney could  scarcely havedone anything else since a  mere Ayro in the mountains could not  escape a pass if be wished to. We do  not know whether ..Dewdney wanted to  overlook any pasess or not, even a C. P.  R. pass, but we do know that the pro  vince is in the same position ,.s it was  before Mr. "-Dewdiiey's famous expedition started, save that it i.s several thou  sand dollars poorer. ��� Greenwood  Times.  STRICTLY    BUSINESS.  Tiuth is^miglity and will prevail���  in advertising.  The zealous advertiser gets business  and deserves his: success  Adveitising should be like testimony  in the law'courtb���it should bring out  facts.  The wills of great men oit remind  us that advertising is the secret ol  success.  The gieatesi suggestiveness in the  fewest woids makes the best adveitising heading  If you will tell readers something  new about the goods you are ad\eiusing vou will make them inteiested.  1'he art of advertising succc-sfpll)  is simply the ait ol keeping she p  successfully and letting a multitude  know of it.    Nothing more.  Every day is a busy day if the man  wants business sufficiently to guide him  in the prepaiation ot values and an  nouncing thein to those who will be  most interested in,his offerings.  People forget. An ad. may tell the  reader wheie his wants may be filled,  or, it may create the want. The leader  does not act at once. Then he foi gets  The ad. as a reminder, may be quite  as potent as when it gave the first  information.  The small advertisement with ihe  true ring of honesty to it, is worth  more to a man than a full page written  ciicus sty le which'only boasts and fails  to give the reader the knowledge of an  honest purpose to dispose ol '.hat  which is honestly worth every cent  asked for it.  It is reported that Angus K. Stuart,  formerly well known in Phoenix, who  was at the Paris exposition in an  official capacity, and later at the Glas  gow exposition in charge of the British  Columbia mining exhibit, will enter  the service of the Agent-General J. H.  Turner, late finance minister,  who is  now on his way to l#ke up his work in  fetttl visits ii number of brokers i/i' the city .of Lor-dor-,  Lost, Strayed or Stolen.  One bay hoise, about 14 hands  hjgh, with brand of W Z on left foie  leg. Suitable leward will be paid foi  information leading to its recovery,  Notify the" Pfioenix Pioneer or the  office of the Winnipeg Mines, Ltd.  Nitrous oxide and oxygen for painless extraction pf teeth at Dr. Math-  son's.    Both pb,ones. *  Sale! Sale!! Sale!!!  I-'roni now until end of Octo-  wc will .sell evervtliiii" in the  line of Watche-. and Jeweliy  at Cost to clear out for aniva'  of h'all Goods.  Kt-iiii'liihi'i Hi'  do  no)   liunillr  FL'imii]   I111111I g odd but  all  aie  AL  an I ({iiitianliiil.  JlcrucL--      The Jeweler  ci'j.cj-^  Jjrliv. A. lORYE.L.  Provincial L\nii Sukvivok,  Civil   and Minim. P.m-im "���  1 slAIII ISIIII)   lMt'  PHOENIX and GRAND FORKS.-B. C.  D. J. MATHESON,  INSUK VNCI   Al.l SI,  HRI-, I.IH-*, AUIDI N't.  CiiiiiiiiIhsIhiiit (111 UiUwg Vtlliliivltx.  I'HOI SIX,  U   C  r. a. scon,  C'ONIKAflOK AND liUIIDrK.  EsilMAIIS FUKNISHI I).  PHOENIX, 11. C  I. 0. 0. F.   Snow  Shoe Lodge, No. 46<  MitIh cvciv 'I ImiMiluA   Kit' ill Miuir*'  Union Hull     Yl-itint! Ilrcth't'ii Coidi-  idly Invited.        I). Wnirm-nn*. N. <".  dm. If. Mkvd, Ifi'c.-mi'.  II. S   CAVI I \. W.  II. tut II HAM*.  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,'  ���Soiiciioks, ElC.  PHOENIX, B. C.  D. WHITESIDE,  ,', - <  liAKKIhlhl' & SOUCI'JOR,  Cntith WllllniiH Mock  PHOENIX, B. C.  Take your  PRESCRIPTION  TO  BOYLE  THE  1  �� _ Tt .-tH-  'Phone No. J 6.  Night .Bell.  I'HOKNIX  MARKET.  P. Burns & Co.  " -HKAII OM-'ICK KOR HOirNOAKV CKKKK, V.RKr NWOOD, I!. C.  HI-AliQlJARH-KS, NFI.SON, li.'C. c  --* -���-'   ..y..Jkte*.��il Retail tot forcta.  * Maikets at Nelson, Kaslo,. Three Porks, Sandon, Sfocan Ctt),  Silveiton, New 1 liiiu'c^'aiirJSalino, Rossland, Trail, Cast ade!  ' 'Giand 1-oiks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix,  KlShI,.OVSTKKS<?M^,I*l^I/rRY IN SEASON,  All ordiyIf rcoeiye"prompt attention.  lS ��,!-'IIS  ll  I  ���  I  I  I  0  I  I  ���  t  ��  I  . ���  I  ��  HIOENIX AERIE, j  NO. 158.        ]  JR. B.KERR,  I KAKKISIrK   AMI'   SOI ICII0R,  ! . NO I AMY IMJIII.IC.  PHOENIX, B. c.  Mt-Uuijf.,   SiiikIm)  S 3'j 11 111   nt  Mlii-  eiH' union Unit.  Visiting      lire tlirin  curtlliilly Invited  I   I1KKKMAN   i.tc\  Phoenix Lodge No. 28,  Knights of Pythias.  Mtri'li ��ver> Tilcwlnj night  it 7 30 p m , Miner*' Union  lull  Visiting tirttlircp  welcome  C A  McCi I NO, C. C  I) J Maiheso.n, K. K. S  Phoenix : fjakery  C. \V, GREEK, 'Pboi');'  Phoenix  Street,  Op'p:' P..   O.  Bread Delivered Daily to all  parts of the City. ��� ���  When \*e mi)   we imike no'*! Ilfiiul  huuic only ri|x.atliiK the ��oix1�� <f  0111 iiiiinj cnstomcrx   To the ntini>K<.r  ��<. 1111}     Try  ll   nnd   In.  com Inced  ��,IK'��, C*iKHS, COOKIKs,   HOUGH-  .  NUTb, Klc , nlnajnon hum!  Light Express in Connection  v   s. n riioM'. 5-,  J  OB PRINTING    r  NEAT AND  ATTRACTIVE  lAT T��&ftbNEER IOB OFFICE  A Snap for  Subscribers  OLD AND NBW  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  , Globe (daily) both for One  year..  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One  year     Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  Xrp,r- -n   ['Including Handsome 1'orfraitS  yxSCX    \0{King Edward, 17x2; inches )   Phoenix Pioneer and New York  World, Twice-aweek, both  for one year  v '..  is��.  2.50  Z<dtt,  Send all subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B.C.  Complete -Apck of  Watches, Clocks,  .'���."ana J^wclcry,  'rt-l Vt'atrii VdVanrnVa Specialty.  is _  Spectades^jnd'^y-sglassesFitted.  id   ���mi  1; "j  W. ZIMMERMAN,  l-'irst St., opposite Easti-riV'Totoiiship'I'aiik,''  PHOrNIX, 11. C.  ���0  Q A. MeCfotfg & Co.,  Hay, Grain, Feed, Rolled Oats, Etc.  PiiONh No. 36.       S I'ANI>ARI), AVE,,,. PJIOENIX.   . v  BOTTOM  PRICES.  i:  .v  Good   Saddle  Horses  and'  Livery   Rigs  -For Hire.  ���Makks Two RogNU. Pkips Dai^v BtnviiN  i PtfObNIX   ANI-'bKhl-N'wboi-.  Leaves Paneiirx.ait 0  a. iii.hmM J 0J   |. in ,  I'lim-iifx  * Time   -~   -  Li'iivi-a (.'rei'nwnrxl at 11.00 a.in' and 4 p'm.. tui-i'iroiiml  Time.   Sirililary Imiv< b Phoenix at 0~37 11 m , nml  X BLOOMFIELDr Proprietor.  TT  Phoenix Laundry  ���]. T. LAWRENCE, Proprietor   Bundles^lled 'for.aiid del'ivered promptly to every"' part ;of^tIie cily,v Send your  order by;i*hdne.' i", $   '   *- ������ ',  mmmmiummmmi  Furniture  0 S \. V   'U jjy\ f-'WK L V  \ 1��'.ST OF UOKK GUAKANTKKU. V  Dominion ''Aveiiue;*' Adjoining ^utfe "'Hotel,  fuinislied thi  'slocWtl ^t '  1  1  i\  ��  t  ���  *  j  mm-  1  ���  *  *  t  11m  ���  *  :  t  *  mm  ��  : TN this Jine we are  in  a bettet  position ��� |  ? ���*���    than evei to supply  tl��e wants of tlie^i  Public of Phoenix,  Undertaking  ����       and Embalming  mmmmmmm^  EM P LO Y K l��  & N. PHONK NO 30  .V'- ���    -   - 'Phoenix, li- C.  ; Belieyue^otel,- f^Jx,^: J  J Ins hotel is central'ly.-IocUed, newly ,-built'and ne��ly 9  ^"'"'''"'^oi^hdiit."'. |��ver>'iliiii|/-ijJ fest-ojass     Bar >���  mri iTieiinest. ' -.<*.-    ���- f  EDWARD SIMPSON, Prop, t  f ' \ InfWi I PIAM05;\W0AH8, VIOLINS AND  !    llwS-fSMi   '    Lir|��-*nd Small In-  \. JI VKL I   atrumintstt Right  Prlco*.  ,'(0f>  ~~-u  I   fUll   If E OF SHCET MU8IC_  li    -.* ,?    U ... ..n,,^r.    ,.D  CLARK (EL BINNS,  PAUL KAUFFMAMM, Proprietor,    COPPER ST, GREENWQ^gl. '^^TLVS^  Short Notice  LUMBER COMPANY, Etd.  MANUFACTURERS OF ALL KINDS Ol*      *    ,t.  ROUGH AND  DRESSED LUMBER  ^  OFFICE  AND YARD', ' ������"���'  ROSSLAND, GREENWOOD, CASCADE and PHOENIX, ILC.  PhoenWHomk. Brewed  ' , -��     i     .�� / .     ^   f  'Choice WirieR, Liqnois and Cigars dlwaj'B in  stock, Board by dav omwk, One trjaland  you will reniemrjer The Maple Leaf Forever.  Oil! Ironsides Ave.-  q��EGG t McDON^LD, Props.,  PHOENIX  ,        ,. ��     �����- ' ���������Is pro'ei^the test and has made a  nost of Wiends who testily to its Good Qualities  Brewed by a Hojrfe I.")siifu(io.  0^bt hi JBboeflb  u^',1,10^6'''0^10'"^' an^'*Uofind  that  iheSeer^'A&de at  Home' ,s^uai;h not'bettqr, tWn fo're^h brewed. ~"  ������ 1 * **  4   V  .JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.  Come*? Standard Avc-aad Baj&acy-St., Fhoatf*-  few  h  t*'  hi  u  ..  ���.;,:.���._ i ;        _ y THE PHOENIX  PIONEI  COM PANY- S ADDITION TO PHOENIX  Choice Business and Residence Property in   all parts  ���'..,.'/   ' '        /     ,   ' .     '  =  of   the   City.  ^ T AST APRIL we prophesied that Phoenix would  Ljf be shipping more ore than any camp in British  Columbia before the end of the year*  Over 250,000 tons of ore have been sent out  over the Phoenix branch of the C. P.,R. since July, l?00-~one/year; and this  camp is today producing more ore than any mining camp in the Province*  PHOENIX WIN, SHIP; A*- MUCH OKK IN HUH A*> ALL OI'I'IEU CAMPS I.V BRITISH COLUMBIA TOGETHER.  !,<���! lie It'll yon t-uinciliini; mow iil'mit. Phoenix ami its posHiljiliiicf for investment; >; Corrcpponilence promptly an3were<l.  GEO. W. RUMBERGER ^ '[*&'.':.������ ^? PHOENIX, B. C.  e^++^+4.+++*++++4 + 1+++ +++++-0Ql+ + +++ +++ ++++++++4+44++3  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���������  '���  ���>;  ���  ���:*���  .-���  '���.'  .������  ������*������  ���  >  ��� -  ��� *  ������"  ���',  ���  ���  '������.  ���'������  ���  ��� .  ��� ���  ���f  4-  FRANKGOFORTH, Prop.  ��� nr*nis (MipuiiiricMMt |  1    Inn been refitted,  f  The licit Appointed and Ei|iiip|ie<J  llosllery in the 'Boundary;  f  rtTiii'iiinlu-il  mill lhor. t  ffitf? ffi*m WINES, LIQUORS, and GfiARS.  J   IllKlH'll   with,    nil   tlie   1      * J. ;_!__ 1   I   llllxtl'lll 'llllU'l   COIIVt'll-   I  The Sijnal Bell.  4   To yiin liiavc |mi_\s jiii<li-i't;ripii nl,  i U-iktk. i,��ftil nnd I.OHK |  I uimniicc   Tt-lcpliuii i- f  |   CHIIIIKCtlllll    ��llll     the I  olfic -iitiil Ih liwdqimr. -  IMPOR'I'KD and DOMESTIC.  ���**  olflc -lltlll IH lK'!"l<jlllir.  ��  -  , ^ft;8lc?:;rfe'| Comfortable Sample  * !*.u-"^ M "In,!" f *   Rooms for   *  ;���:" Commercial Travelers  ��� .       _  A tlie cuiufurl ninl con  l-'t'lllellCC    of  i The lintel linn ..���� vii- ,  * larked liv the 'addition J  | ut lifieeii   nli'ely   fur- |  | nmlletl iooiiih, 1  @��.ii����i��-��<>��^  { The   Public    Patronage  j   Keipecifully Sullciltd.  .We aim to please our pre-  ;       sent lurige Irsidc mid  ; ,   <lenerve more  Dominion Avk.,     PHOENIX, B. C.  X\ . A'lvitrii'n^.fljwoiiM till;  Of lili I In- thiiisrwa Ihiit wait ymi,  Dun'.t furitft ihf Rigmil iifll, '���  Poi- iiiniiy ia tlie times it tt-lln  -   Of tin- <'aii)i(!i>- llnil iiiiull hi.', ;  If it v\uh ti ii for tin-  o;;ii!.'-f.iiiiifiiiHij!iiiii I'-'lr.,;;; '  T in li ih ki'rp ynt^r wiiH ulmiil ycu  Al. iIm- ihiiijtuious uiiiNjlMiK lime,  (���"in- ufii'r I lie "four In lib" urn pounded  'I Inn it in llic I'ritii'iil in Jini-iit mind.  Tlit'ii when ihe fiii-t-H Hie ''i-jilit,"  (   I elii-vt! tliRt'i? the pio'ifr word)  'I lien I'limi-Hli.e nil iiii|��irtiwt"o'*i'i- hell,'  IJiiirkti'ieilifilfHllily l>lii��tsiire lieui'd  FROM FAR AND NEAR.'  It will iequiic $1,320 to run the  I u.lic school in Sandon next year.  The long tunnel in the Lust Chance  mini', Sliciiit, is in 1,620 feet.  Last week Kossland's ore .shipments  amounted 16-4,830 tons.  Pfoni the mines .around Slocan City  ���381 ions of tne were shipped.last week.  1     Theie i.s talk of building  a   smelter  at Peigusoii, in   the  I.aideau,  in   the  near future. ' ���  . Thus1 lar during the month of  October 854 tons of Slocan have  been biought to Kaslo.  ��� I  4-  *���  JE& Butte Cafe  First-Class Dining Room with Private  Boxes for Families. Home * Cooking*.  Only tlie Best of Everything to be  found in the Markets.  Game in Season  GEO. W BLAKE,  MAN.vt.ER,  ;--There are now 700 men working on  A .III fiiUneur Willi |.o\v��i-in hie hnii��l't|)e I.jirdeau   branch   and   a   contract  Don't tjtrlay.wh-ii tliio mitiml i ��� Kiven. | has been let by the C. P. R. for build-.  U 11 M'l-iliu't our Iwyniirt! ImiHwl j *i1(r a nharl' at Trout Lake .Citv.";-  Oryour.'.ii.K'ieiiciMvilli.uv.'rfoi-j/ive. j ��� Qre s|li|)'menls -from Sandon last  For ivlutt woiTI.I iln'Miiiilit-B do athonu , -'week amounted to  360   ions.    There     ������'���-������ 2S-  '    If you wish  a fust class cigar, call.     Stores and offices   for   rent  in   the  'tor the Miners' Union.'-.. ;       *      t'le McMillan block.    Apply   to   Mc-  L'aiKiiv. birds'for sale. Apply   to! Arthur & Monk.  Mrs. ): K. McAuliffo. *  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate ol Improvements.  NOTICK.  "Oronoco" iin-.t  "Viikoh"'   l--riiclioiini    Mineral  CiiiiK, uiliinte 111 Ul- IC-ItU-  Kiver  Milling  DieiHion of Vnle DiKtrict.    Where  lociited :  Ureeiiw^od i in ;r,  Tiiki- nolice Hint I,  Oeorne W,   l<nnilit-rj;^r,  free Miner'*   crlilicnte No. li 40 31S, intcinl ��ixiy  ilnyn rruin I lie ilute liereorio njijny to tlie Mining  Keeoldcr for eel lilicnten of lln|itoveinellt; for the  purpose ol'otiliiiiiiiiK orown >*i'iuit4 for ttie nbove  mimed L-lidnis.  And fin tlu-r tnke notice tliut ncliuii, under See-  Hon 37, ttiiitt tic c^inim.nc.-tl liefore llic issuance  of Hiit-li cettJIicfiteN oflniptoveiiK'nt.  Dated thiKund duyof June, A. U., 1901.  32-41 tiliU. \V, Kl.'MIII'.tUiKK.  IIAMJVOX HOT SI'HIXliS SAMTAKIUM.  II The inoHt complete U C A I T U  011 the continent of North ������ *��� " *��� ��� .��  Aniciicn. .Situated midst p C C f| D T  KCenery niirlviillcd ior Krnii- " t u w II I  dear, llontint:, I'lshini; und Kxciimlona. Kc*i-  dciit I'liyHlclnu nnd Nume. Telegruphic coin-  iiiitniciitiou with nil jmrtH of the world; two  liinit.H nrrive and depart every duy, ItH tnith*  cure nil nervon* mid iniiACulnr disetnu:*: H* wiit-  er.i Ileal nil Kidney, I.lveraml Stouinch Ailineiit*.  IVrniK: S15 to $iH tier iveek, according to rt-Hl-  dciice In hotel or villus. Halcyon ��� Sprint;*. Arrow l.nke II. C, 1,  6 '���^������������������������������������������������������'���������'������������������^���00C*4-f'4-*-f4^  PSL/VGE   LIVERY   STABLE  Stage and Transfer line,  Who ilviiurnloii tlu'iiit'ii.iiiiilernioiiinl,  For wlf�� and balii wjoulil gurTi-r  If you,1 nl not hei'd the aigiutl Hound.  Tin Lii,_it.very aiiiiplt;. thintr,  Bit! oh wluit-ull doi-8 it mean     .   ���  In tin' fhnli, tlie drift, ami the elupc  Were mil your hand to iiitfiveiii'. ���  And lo the pu|ier, foreman aml.maiiam'r.0,  Will.yon ei'e lliat till in inade Hitfe  For Hit- liwH of those we lov<",  ���Do not wait till'it is loo late.  It mi'anf only dollars and ci-nis to you,  .'But it nivalis, all ilffe world 10 us;'  So see that all is fnadi* solid  PHOENIX,  Stage leaves; I'hoenix  Leaves Phoenix  ..  I.eaves'Cireeiiwood.  for   (Ifeen-  wood���'.. ,.,;,,,/;.���... .8 n. 111.  Leaves ('reeiiw'qod ...... 10 a.   m. .  Best'turiiouts in the Boiuislary.    Horses we] 1 suited for  B. O.  i p. m.  4 p. m:  'long'driyes.'  COLLINS & HcQILLIS, Props.  j Lion Bottling Worts  JAS. McCRHATH. Prop.  Jowersjn.- Wines, Beer and Cigars  ORDERS' BY   TKLKI'HOXE  PROMPTLY KILLED.  are said to be   it   present  about  men working oroui'd Sandon.  The ground h.is been surveyed -for  the Sullivan smelter at',Maiysville,- in  East Kootenay, and it is also said that  :t lead refinery will be, built in connection with it.* ' "��� ������,���������������  Smith Curtis says: "A >;enera'  election is not unlikely to come in the  near future and in my opinion it will  be run u^mrparty lines, of which'- I  am heartily in favor."  A   dispatch   from Winnipeg, says:  "Nicholas'Flood'Davin, of Kegina, - a  Ere another |M3,or fo.il liitcH che dtist.' well known parliamentarian  and jour-  ������'���: ���,���->:'��� ^~ A���M''*!B��'i�� Wife,    jnalist, committed suicide by   slipoti; g   *  here  on   Friday   afternoon   about  4  fCtr-lS ONLY.53 CENTS PER TON o'clock..  loTrt��.Hol*t ����d~Ha^,l Ore >l TreidWell j     Last  Saturday   about   15   Italians,  mine: ���������������.!'''    1 who have been working lor the  C \P.  The followihglis the latest publisli-ed ! P<��'   Hie. .Phoenix,  branch,   started  report of the 'JVeadivell mine  DoMglas i ,0.r ..-Montreal, whither they came some  Island,   Alaska.Iwhere  ihe   average I months ago,   under agreement   to  be  ���,.������_*     -....". : t"nl/*��ti   liii'L'     nt      flift     aviMi-nlinii      /it     tho  MINERAL ACT.    '  Certificates of Improvements.  NOTICI*.',,  AI inn 1'nictlonnl nnd l'nii piny 1'rnetion Mineral  lnim s.'  Situnte  til    Onind    Fork* .Mining  llivi-iioii of Vale I'i.strict.   Where located:���in  Greenwood camp, 'east of the City of 1'hoenix.  Take    notice   that I, John    ,l.oui�� Grahnme  Alilioitnctinc as agent for the llritlsli Columbia  (Ki��4tniiii and Slocap) Syndicate,  Limited, Free  Miner's  certificate *s*o. b 41161, intend 60  days  from the date  hereof :6 apply to the Mining  Kecord    lor certificates of Improvement* for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Ornnt of each'of  Ihcubovcchtims.  And fiirther lake notice that action under section 37 must be commenced before the issuance  of such certificates of Improvements.  I'uted this 26th day January, 1901. ';  36    ' ���; J. L O Abbott.   '  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate ol Improvement.  NOTICK.  Wheeling Mineral'< lnim, situate In the Kettle  River    .MIiiIiik    Division   of  Vale   District.  Where located :   In Greenwood camp.  Take notice that  I, Oeorue W.   Hunibergcr,  l-'iee Miner's rcrtificute \o. II   40,3**, for myself  and agent for John .Mull'xnii, l'ree Miner's Cer-  tilicatc No. K. 40,22s, Intend sixty days from the  dale hereof 10 apply to the mining recorder for a  certificate of Improvements for the purpose of  obtaining a crown grant of the above named  claim.  And   further  take  notice that action, under  Section 37, mnst be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 9th day of August  1901.  311.48 G. W. RUMBKRGER.  APPLICATION FOR TRANSFER  OF LIQUOR LICENSE.  Notice islierc-by given that I will make Application to the board ofLiccnsing Commissioners  oftheCity of Phoenix at its next meeting for a  transfer cf the liquor license now held by me, to  sell liquor by retail in the Knob Hill Hotel,silunle  011 Hirst street, ou lots 19 and ao, ldoc'c 11, Old  Ironsides addition lo .the City of. Phoenix, to  W.J. Morrison olid James Anderson.   ,  W. V. Kl'Ml'T.  Dated this 4th day of September, A.D., 1901.  ���  ���  t  ���  '���  ���  ��� ���  HOTEL, isiEE:^  f        A Comfortable Stopping Plice  I In   the  Heart of the  Vilest  Fork Mines   ..  Plenty of I'ced for Horses.  W.   J.   FRANCIS,  ���* MANARI'R.     ���  ������������������.���'��������������� ������������������������������'��������'��.���������.  J. FEI  PRACTICAI, HOUSK ANIi SIGN  PAINTI-R,   DI-CORaTOR,   KTC.  vtilne is said to be,.j^2.;i3' per Ion :  "The icpoit of the Alaska Treadwell  Gold Mining company^.for the-year  ended the'3ist of May' last-stafes-'that  457,802 Tons'-of ore were mined and  placed iii' hull bins'at'a cost of $321,-  995.60; At'date of last' report, May  15th, 1900, there-were estimated to be  taj<en back at   the  expiration   of the  time specified.  Wm. Hreut has been appointed  provincial constable at Camp McKiri'-'  ney in place of C. Nicholson deceased,  and \V. McMullen of Armstrong has  received a similar appointment .-it  Cascade.   Both of thesenvere members  125,000  tons of broken  ore  in   the' of Strathcona's Horse.  mines  including  slides.'   At  present  there are,339,290 tons, so there  have  The Cascade Water, Po\ver,iS: Ijijlj-t..  company has entered into  a ^coi'iUiris 1,  Phoenix, B. C.  GREENWOOD  Liquor Company  t  MANAGER.  AGENTS FOR  ���PABST BEER  Complete Line  of Bar  Samples  . B. C.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  '.,.-'      NOTICE. '"   :,. ���'''..."���'  Cracker Jack Mineral Claim, situate in Keltic  River Mining. Division of Yale (.District.  Where located:   In Greenwood Camp.  Take notice that I, George W. Rumberger,  Kite Miners' Certificate No b 40,388, acting for  mydelf aiid agent for Harry Nash,; Free Miners',  Certificate No. b 41,428 intend, sixty days from  the date hereof to apply to the mining recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements lor the purpose  ofobtainiuga Crown Grant of the above named  claim.  And further take notice . that action, under  Section, 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 12I'". day of July, A, D., 1901. .  35-44 GEO. VV. RUMBERGER.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  Moscow Mineral   laim. situate   in   the   Kettle  River    Mining    Division   of Vale   District.  Where located:   In Greenwood   amp.  Take notice that .1, George W. Rumberger,  Free Miner's ertificate No. 040,388,'for myself  .Hid agent for J. K. Hemeuway Free Miner* s er-  tificate No. b40,554 and James Moran, Free Mill  er's ertificate No. b 41,419, intend sixty day  from the date hereof to apply to the mining recorder for a certificate of improvements for the  purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above  named claim.  And further take notice that action, under Section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such certificate ol improvements.',  Dated this 22nd day of June, A. D., 1901.  32-41 Geo. W. Rumberger.  betn broken and left in the stopes'with H. E. Croasdaile, agent, lor - jn.>  214,290 'tons''of"'ore!" The cost of j iJominion Wire Manufacturing tthej  fraiiimingi hoisting and hauling to mill; pany,   lor  the   delivery ��� of^.^.^Ssel '  SOI.-K AGKN'-(*-�� FOR RKICHSQUKI.I.IJN .SKl.TKRS* IU.UH  I.AIIKI. HRAND THli MOST HKAI.TIIKUI. AND RKFRUSII-  ING   Of' .MJN''!'A1. WATI'RS.  .GPEENWOOD and PHOENIX, B. C. *  pounds of copper wire.    Thi.s   wil  res  used almost,,entii:ely to convey l-ioin-  to the Phoenix mining camp',^>iJr..-Js;  evidence of, the substantial cnarrlcter  of the niiiiiug resources of tliaVsectian.rj  -v-  d. w. Mcdonald  Plumbing  vmemaamaaamaam  & Tinning  Job Work Promptly Attended to.  Phoenix st.eit (Hack ofl-ostotlice.) V. St N. Phone No.  Phoenix, B* Cr  has been about 20 cents  per  ton; on  457,802 tons this is $91,560.40, taking  this from.''$321,995.60   leaves  $230,-  435.20, cost cf breaking 672,092 tons,  equal to $105,429, or a little more than  54y^ cents per  ton   for  mining and \ -r-Nelson Miner.      ' .. .'. "�����'���-"  hauling to the mill, including all  cost '    '.'.,...........   ,   .      ���*-*~i~j:" ''''���;f-"-':  ofdevil ���pmeiit.    As the development Foolg Go By Both Rout|y "���'. ''/'.i  the pastjeaf exceeded   the  previous   .  Having read with   care   t'-] ' lecfes  year by 1,300 feet at an average cost wriUen b> Montania.-.s from"le   gfff'J  ol $20 per toot -$26,000,  oiy;;4  cents   fidds   of   Alaska   l0   tlieiV^LirviVing  per ton- might be.:;deducted _'irom, the  frie���ds.here on earth, we m^fow lalV'le  above ��� 11,.. malc,iig,;fioi-npansbn.   with j to make ., very accurate staterie^t^as  previous yegi. , ..... ' to prevailing conditions itrdiat'setiio'ii.  "In order to keep .the mills running  For convenience we have boiled"^o'iv.i  constantly,   the  future  policy of the their communications, as follows:  mine should'be not jo-enrryless--than       ,_    .,.,,,.      ld ts   ,,.lve   been  700,000  tons of broken  ore in  the' exacRerated  (jtAl/far%S  slopes. To do this 800,000 tons must  be broken this year. This extra mining, sinking the shaft 160 feet and  opening up the 160-foot level will i  make the expense "for ��� the year high,  but the broken ore will foim a valuable  asset.    The surplus carried over from i  2. There is a great scarcity'of food.  3. The gold reports have not been  exaggerated.  4. There i.s no scarcity of food.  5. Take the overland route; nobody  ��� but a fool would go via St. Michaels.  6. Take St.   Michaels   route;  no-  v&4/  ���V  I!HOTEL BROOKLYN....  (Formerly the Metropolitan.)  Higk classwiues, liquors and cigars alwaysm  stock  Con-  First-  veuient-sampie'rooiii  fo? Comniercial   Men  class Gafe in connection.- : ���������.���.  class Caie! HilfiHIE MCGUIRE, PrOP  Piioenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guarariteed.    Im[*ort-  ���'"]'���'.������������':'���'    ed Goods.  .FINE II0.0T.S AND SHOKS MADE TO  V y ORDER.  Practical i Miners' and prospectors' SHOES  A SPECIALTY.  '; Coroer .Pha'enix St. and Brooklyn Ave.  tt SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  PHOEKDC  1900 was $604,677.    The  net  profit j body lmt a  fool   would  go  overland  lor the  year  is $35a..S58*    Less  the | through the pass.  four dividends paid during the year,  and, .amountiiu' to,. $300,000, the  surplus/carried overjs $657,236."  Almost Addressed to Death..  The Duke of Yoik must have, been  almost 'addressed 10 death at Toronto,  where twenty-three such, piesentaiions  were made to him ihe other day.  Among others there were addresses  from the Mayor and City Council, the  Royal Society of Canada, .Trinity  University, the Chinch of England,  the Toronto *;Melhodist Conference,  the'United Empire Loyalists, ihe York  Pioneeis, the Royal Society, the Grand  Black Chapter, the St. George's  Society, -^lie Sons of Scotland, the  Caledonian Society, the Army-and  Navy Veterans, the Toronto Humane  Society.and the.Sa'lvation Army.-: No  wonder it -is tliat^arteT'such an embarrassing display of loyal rhetoric in  J;'ot<jjUO,;jt*:ivai* announced . through  Major Maude that the hour for! the  acceptance of new addresses had  passed.���News-Advertiser.  Ready tor Ralls by January I; .  .'I'he.V. V. & E,.>"*-4iMwayi,has abandoned the plan for tunneling throOgh a  hill. 850 feet long- itait'^asGade, although the work has been well advanced. Instead it has been desided to  make a huge open cut through the hill.  The cut with its approaches will he  over 2,000 feet logg. In order to expedite t he work a steam shovel has  just been'ordered. Chief Engineer  Kennedy states that the sec{jpn bp-  tween "Cascade and Car��pn, J}. C, will  be ready fpr rails about Jantjary 1.  #���  It is the chance of a lift-time.  You Will trade your life lot  ihe  chance.  In. view of this information, gU-aucd  from perfectly reliable sources, we  ti list none of our renders will start for  Alaska'on an empty stoninch. If you  can eat a whale before starting, you  opportunities will be greatly enlarged  ���Western Mining W'oild.  >^3i  Jfe&l  Moran's Addition to  Phoenix  Residence Lots in this well located addition are now  0.1 th2 mii-ket. Gjod water on the property. Convenient to all thi'miae?. Liberal sized lots from  30 to 50 feet front  Prices from $50 up.  Apply to  JAMES MORAN,  PHOENIX, B. C  f>?si  iMmfflMssmiW&iWEffiEBimBm  First Only ot an Editor.  A newspaper is often   censured  what it publishes, but never a thought  of commendation is given  it for   what  it   docs   not'.publish.     Not   a   week  passes o'er   without  an   editor   doing  some kindly deed, either to   the   indi-|  vidiial or community, by   refaining  to ���  mention   some   incident   that   would  ���slijOw things up in an unfavorable light.  A    newspaper's   first   duty   and   care  should be to advance the interests and !  well-being of the community in  which )  it exfsts, and the.smaller the sphere of j  action ihe more puarded it should   be.'  People  would do well to consider this |  and it would tend to make them moie  lenient in iheir judgment of the struggling scribe.���Slocan Diill.  Wanted At Once.  If you have any clean  cotton   rags |  bring them to the Pioneer office,   and  get cash for them.    Good   pric     paid  for the first lot brought in.  EASTERN  Townships Bank;  ESTA1ILISHED 1859.  CAPITAL - - - -"���'.'���.$2,000,000  CAPITAL, PAID UP - $t,742.535  RESERVE FUND ,-.-.. $1,050,000  BOARD OK DIRECTORS:  K. W. Heneker, President.  Hon. M. II. Cochrane, Vice-Pres.  Israel Wood, J. S. Mitchell, G. Stevens,  J. N.  Galer,   N. W.  Thomas, C.  H.   Kathan, H. B.  Brown, K. C.  ���������..��� HBAD OFPiai, SHBRBROOKH, P. Q.  Wh.-'-Farwbll,   Ocu'l  M^r.,  .Jas. Maclciniioii,  Asiistaut Geii'l Mgr.  S. Bdgeli.,   I.ocilMKr.  S. F. Morev, Inspector of Branches.  ..BRANCHES..'.        <  111 Province of Quebec-  Montreal,,U. Austin, Manager.     '  Waterloo, W. I. Briggs, Manager.  Rock Island, S.Stevens, Manager.        .  Cowansville, H. F. Williams, Mgr.  Coaticook, E. N. Robinson, Manager.  Richmond, W. L. Ball, Mgr.  Granby, W. H. Robinson, Mgr.  Bedford, K. W. Morgan, Mgr. "������  Huntingdon, A. W. Watson, Mgr.  Magog, E. P. Olivier, Mgr.  St. Hyacinthe, J. I.afraiuboise, Mgr. '..  Ormstoivn, W. H. Hargrave, Mgr,  111 Province of British Columbia���  Grand Forks, Wm. Spier, Mg r  Phoenix, F. W. Slack, Acting Mgr.  Agents    in    Canada,  Bank  of   Montreal   and  Branches.  "    Loudon, Eng.> National Bank: of Scotland,  '  "   ' Boston, National Exchange Bank.  -"     New York, National Park Bank.  Collections    made at   all   accessible    points.  Drafts issued for any required amounts, good at  all points in Catiada,   U.S. and Europe.    Ex- .  change bought and sold.  Savings   Branch    Dupartmext    at    Each  Office.  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring atteution ot  depositor.  Office Hours: 10-3; Saturday from 10 to 1.  Spokane Talis and northern  NELSON  &   FORT   SHEPPARD  RED-MOUNTAIN RT.  The only all-rail route between nil points east,  west, aud south to Rossland, Nelson aud all in*  tennediate points; connecting at Spokane with  the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R. Sc  N. Co.  Connects at Nelson with steamer Tor Kaslo ami  all Kootenay Lake points.  Connects at Meyer's Falls with stage daily for  Republic, and connects at Bossburg with stage  daily for Grand Forks and Greenwood.  Buffet Sleeper run on passeuger trains between Spokane aud North port.  RKFF.CTIVK, SUNDAY, MAYS. 1901.  Leave. Daily Train Arrive,  9:00a. m .Spokane 7:55 p. m.  .2:50a. 111 -. Rowland 4:10 p.m.  9:15 a. 111 Nelson 7.15 p. in.  H.A.JACKSON,  Gen ral Passenger Agent.  WINTERSERV1CE  Effective October /3.  Wfliltgch-A good stable in central  location.';������   Will lease for a long  time ,  if owner will build.     Inquiie  at  Pio- ���  neer offjce.  That's Our Business  The Job Department of the Phoenix Pioneer i.s fully  equipped to turn out the BEST QUALITY of Stationery  for any kind of business. Special attention paid to work  for Mines.    Stock, the best;   quality, the highest grade.  ADDRESS:  THE PHOENIX PIONEER,  'Phone No. 14. PHOENIX, B. C.  New Feature.  TOURIST SLEEPING CARS  CROW'S NEST SECTION.  ON  ' Leaves  KOOTENAY LANDTNG  Tuesday and Friday.  Connecting  at   Medicine   Hat   with  main line cars for  ST, PAUL via SOO  LINE.  Toronto, Montreal, Boston  and Intermediate Points on direct route.  Kor Time-tables  rates  ami   full  information  call on or address nearest local agent, or  K.f.COYI.K,.  A.G.I'.Agt.  Vancouver, B.C.  O. W. Dey,  Agent,  Phoenix, 15. C.  J. S. Carter, I.). P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.  yyyy^mf  ry/ym^mq  ::m;mm  ^���lir'1  y-miii  yyi  ;';i:  si I  III  [St.'  .-,: ���y%m3--;y  m&H  'ryy'y^y^Wr&y  ym  ymi:  ::--��;*as.T-  ������.yi&yy  ���.���.���-t>%J--tj.(-  ' '���'���' '���'iJ.'l^  mm.  ���'-.--;-. :,,:ij'S':',;5-'.-  v-V:'iii*y;<r  ��� yy sykr  yyMB  ���;��� -;\'"fts?-;- <.;���:���  {'iiri'il-'i'lf'V  '  Hi  ���(\t*y ���  i*^.  myy  i  Mr:  '���:t;y ;���:-.  y:k mm,  *       '  h#y  ''/M  t- -  "f* '  6-s* ,  f i -v  '&.'���*�� i  u*y *,  r.  \i ('  Jg  Si*.  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  &&&'?  ��  j�� LAW-McQUAID   COMPANY,  2 OPPOSITE OLD  IRONSIDES HOTEL.   .  5 GROCERIES AND FURNISHINGS.  Limited 2  -__; ���������;' y*  WEAR a FALL SUIT or OVERCOAT made by  ricAULIFFE Sfte TAILOR  and your Friends will praise your taste.    Union help only employed*  REOPENED  UNDER  ENTIRELY  NEW  MANAGEMENT.  Dominion House  I'oriuer tlie Vic'orin.  GIL1.IS & FORREST, Pioprietors.  JOSEPH N. GILLIS, Manager.  Wb IRONSIDES AVt, PHOENIX, B.C.  **  Thu Poiife will liere-  aftei lie t'oiidiicleil  in First Class elylt*,  and Every Department will 11uve the  ���boat obliiimilile.  I  BUSINESS MENTION.  Dr. Simmons,' dentist, Rendell  Block,!'Greenwood;. VV& N. phone 96.  Cood cbmfoi table rooms at reasonable rates, at Norden hotel, Dominion  avenue.  Good comfortable rooms at reason-,  able rates, at Norden hotel, Dominion  avenue:"- v ���  Furnished rcoms for rent in the  Delahay block, Dominion-avenue.  Ask jorjthe Miners' Union cigar.  Clear Havana filler. *  See Almstrom & Berg at the Norden hotel. Dominion avenue.        *  If you ivish.a rust-class cigar call for  the Miners' Union. *  For Sale���5-Octave Piano. Apply  to Mrs. \V. B. Wilicox, Grey Eagle ave.  Lodging house to lent. Apply to  McArthur & Monk. t  Try those delicious Olympia cr  Fastem oysters at the Huue Cafe.  For Sale���Double Spring and Mattress cheap.    Inquire at Pioneer office.  See Almstrom & Berg at the Norden hotel, Dominion avenue. *  WANTED.  Good second-hand trunk, medium  size.    Addiess Box 93, Phoenix, B. C.  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP  Notice in hereby .kIvcii Hint llic pnrtnerolilu  heretofore existing between Joe *���'. T J'lor, Jr ,  and myself, under tlie firm ltiiine of Kiiinbcrvcr  & Taylor, IsOU-ulved from till* jut).  Dated ot I'liocnix, 11. C the Ml d/y i.filctolier,  ���901. C.     M.'KI'MHKMOKK.  Patents,  Toilet Articles,  Will always be found with  a. p. Mckenzie  Dominion  Avenue.  The Druggist.  Phoenix, B. C.  m Dominion Copper Co. and Old  ironsides Townslte Lais.  l/ite fur role on cuhv tonus in "New York" townsite.  We Inwr-iict a general Itrokernife and Iiikiuuiu'c ItiiMiicn*  M'ARTHUR S MONK, Agents  "  '" P.O. Hox.33.  .V.��cN.-j.|lnIleiJJi'  QFFCI*: Gkavs-Wii.mams Block.  to our new quarters on Knob Hill Avenue  I   The Local Grist,   I  Dr. Mathison, dentist, Greenwood  Both 'phones.  Next 'Thursday is Halloween.  Mayor Rumbciger paid a visit to  Grand Forks on Thursday.  The city of Grand  Forks  proposes  to sell land for delinquent taxes.  -   J.  T.  Lawrence,  of the  Phoenix  laundiy, has been quite sick this week.  W. J. Twiss, the life insurance  agent of Kaslo, was in town last Monday.  No climate could furnish better  weather than Phoenix-has been having  this fall.  There is talk of a  United  States  port   of  entry   being established in  Grand Forks.  R.   W.   Brock, of the  Dominion  , geological survey, arrived in   the city  by Thursday's train.  Ties are being placed on the right-  . of-way of the Grand Forks & Republic  railway as fat as the Boundary line.  Mrs. 'Thos. Finnigaii left on last  Saturday's train for Wrightstown, Wis.,  being called by tlie serious illness of  her mother. ^    '  J. Ferguson, of Phoenix, was awarded the contract foi the painting ot the  new buildings of the Granby sineltei  this week. ' '  Judge Leamy dismissed the Chinese i*  this camp late last week, accompanied  by II. N. Galer, ol Grand Forks.  Ebei C. Smith, the founder of the  Grand Forks Gazette, but now practicing law in the Phillipines, enjoys the  distinction ��f defending the, only  pn'suiiei held for muider at Manilla.  Ferguson is the newest town on the  leseivation, located seven miles this of  Republic, on the "Hot Air" line. "The  place get it name Iroin a i ail way contractor who has his headquarters there.  D.'H. Duncanson, superintendent  of the Golden Crown, went to Robson  'Thursday, to meet Mrs. Duncanson,  who was returning from Seattle. They  will live near the mine, at Hartford  Junction.  Tendeis are about to be opened by  the power company at Cascade for the  erection of the poles on the line to  Phoenix. It is expected that it will  require about six weeks to complete  the contract.  Contractor Lee has been putting  down the flooring in the new hospital  this week, for which he has been waiting for several weeks. In another  week the building will be completed,  and the furnishings are now being  selected.  Reeves, the confectionei and stationer,'is now settled in his new stoie  in tlie j>err block, adjoining Hard\'s  store, and solicits a call fiom those  who a'rpieti.ite the best in his line, including the celebrated Mazjlwoo.l but  - tei, egjjs, and > heese.  1 he   liuniei-Keiidiii k   Co.   I,id.,  wash house cases at Grand l-'oifcs last je\pet t-t<�� m .ve 10 the new H.mk him k  week, stating the by-l.ins pissed weie!on or about the 1-.1 NWiii'iei, tS-u  class legisla.ion.' .    1 mani'iioili simejuoui  111 thai lnitliiiiu  'Thecity cleik is now making up the ! being now .ilmosi um 'v 101 m 1 iili.'im-\.  new voters' list, and especially letiuests! I he test ol the biiiliiin^ uill  inniubb  Iill househoidei.s to legiste^ with htm  as soon as convenient.  , The C. P. R., has inaugurated a  tourist seivice on tlieCiow\ Nest Pass  line, the new service having gone into  effect on the 13th inst.  Tuesday's passengci ti.iin out ol  Phoenix was detailed a shoit distance  from the city, dehi)ing <the incoming  tiain a couple ol hours.  'The Odd Fellows, the Knights ot  Pythias-and the White Cooks and  Waiteis'Union now use the Haidy-  , McKenzie hall for meetings.  ( J. W. Mellor, of Victoria, was ai  visitor to Phoenix this week, and was  shown around by J. C. Go'upil, the  local manager for the concern.  J. F. Hemenwayand a party of three  went un a hunnting trip last Sunday  down by Fourth 'of "July creek, ,aiid  returned with a good bag of birds.    "  J. L. Parker, superintendent of the  Brooklyn, is sampling -the Winnipeg  mine' thoroughly, on behalf of the  president of the Winnipeg company/  Contractor   Corner   has a car ,of  /lumber on the giound  for the .flew  Congregattoual church, and will shortly  begin the active worlc of construction.  Messrs. Tatham and Sifverthorne  and brides leturned from their -wedding trip last Saturday, being gieeted  that evening by all the small boys in  town.  Fred. Smith, representing the W. J.  Gage & Co., Ltd., of 'Toronto, called  at the Pioneei   office 'Thursday,  and  secured   a   good    sized    order .for  ��� stationery.  Engineer R. A, Bainbridge, of the  Nelson C.VP. R. office staff,'was in  town this week, in connection with the,  extension of the Knob Hill spur, now  ��� being made.  Mr. Justice Irving and Deputy At-  - torney Geneial McLean were visitors  in the city last Monday,  and  took'a  trip through the gigantic stoj*es of the  Knob Hill mine. *  Last 'Tuesday evening Rev. J. M.  Millar, M. A., of Phoenix, assisted by  Rev. R, P.Murray, of Midway, united  Harry Coutts and Miss Esther Jones in  marriage at Anaconda.  The Masons of King Edward Lodge  ��vill attend divine seivice at the Pres'  byterian church tomorrow at 11 a. m.  Visiting brethren are invited to march  to the church with the lodge,  Thos.- B. Holden, of Philadelphia, a  heavy shareholder in the Granby Co.,  visited the mines of the company 117  be iwi'U a <onp'eol wevks l.uei  H. I . Cepeilev. <>t, Cejiv'i'e , Mr-  Ken/.'e & ,\o i,isjville,l.r I ,Va id-uwi,  was 111 tonn.TiUiil.lv, a Jj ����� I'tg the  Hie loss on the lesiJen. c 1 W. U.  W'i1Ilo\ Ihe polii) w.is ii ihe  Liverpool and London and Glob.', ol  ���vim h Mc \ilhui it Monk aie local  agents.  Edgar Plewman, who has been ab  sent lor nraily live mouths 111 the east  foi his health, 1 etui ned to the Winnipeg mine last Tuesday, much inipiov-  ed. While away he visited Montreal,  'Toronto, Buffalo and other places.  His trouble was blooJ poisoning,  caused by his hand being cut by a  piece of ore.  ' M. S. Aldham and H. R. Blunt,  who have made their home in Phoenix  for .two years, left by 'Tuesday's train  for-,New Y01K, whence they take  steamer November 6th for Cornwall,  England, theii old home. Mr. Blunt  has -been city engineer and both  gentlemen leave many friends and  well wishers behind.  Owing to unforseen delays the Dominion, formeily tlie Victoria, house  did not open last week under the  management of Gillis & Forrest. All  airanucments have now been made,  however, and the house will be opened  to the public this evening, and the  first meals will be served in the dining  room tomorrow moining.  Building the Loop.  Tiernay & McPhail, the railway  contractors, this week began cutting  out the right of-way lor the loop that  the C. P. R. will at once put in at  Hartlord Junction. 'The work will be  rushed as fast as possible, so as to get  it completed before snow or rain sets  in" for good. When completed the  switchback at Hartford Junction will  be abandoned, and considerable time  saved in the running time of alltrains  on the Phoenix branch.  Work has also been started on the  extension of tho Snowshoe spur, so  that theie will be room for at leist ten  cars on the awitch at one lime.  Church Services Tomorrow.  Methodist���Service tomoriow evening at 7 o'cloik at Miners' Union hall.  Rev. (J. A. Kinney, B. A., pastor.  r Church, of England���Set vices will  will be held as usual al St. John's mission, in Hardy-Mc'Keiizie hall, Dominion avenue. Holy Communion, 8 a.  m., Matins at 11 a. m., "and evening  service at 7:30. Rev. F. P. Flew el-  ling, vicar. .  Congregational���������Preaching set vice  in the evening at 7:30, at dining loom  of the Old Iionsides hotel. Rev. David H. Reid, missionary in charge.  Baptist���Rev. R. W. Trotter will  preach in Masonic hall, Moriison-An-  deison building, at 7:30 p. m.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church:  Special Masonic service tomoirow  morning at 11 o'clock sharp. 'The  membeis of King-Edward Lodge with  visitors fiom other lodge will march  in regalia to th-a church where the ser-*  vice will be conducted by the chap"  lain, Rev. John Millar, M. A. Sabbath school at 3 p. m and Bible class  studying the book of Amos at sa.ne  hour. Evening service at 7:30 (iai'1-  way time). A cordial invitation extended to all.  Catholic���Mass at 10 o'clock Sunday moining at Miners' Union Hall,  by FatherJ.  \. Uedaid.  APPLICATION FOR TRANSFER  OF LIQUOR, LICENSE.  NOTI IC IS lll'Kl'IIY GIVKXjthat I will male  application to tlie Hoard kfl.icciftic t'uiuiuliisloii  cnortlte' ityuf I'Jioeiiix nt i H next meeting f.,r  a transferer Hie Liquor I.iccirM: now held by mi  to sell ll({iior liy 1 Unit in the A'ictorlH Hotel  -illume 011 ironsides nvcline, oil Lots 15 mid 16,  lick II, (Mil Ironsides Addition to the City of  111!*  ai'Ii day ol  J, IuhkmAn.'  I'liocnix to Joseph N. Oillix-  Oiited  nt I'huenix.   r<.  C,  October, 1901.  <l ' 1 2  Now open under  jMew Management.  THE  MINT  Restaurant  IX)MINION  AVE.  ne  fid  ;^a  iiott'ii-' nPiJ  OJd Fellows Ibd a aoc'al Tjm.'.  0 1 hii an hi t'^toil   u.'t'i.'  .'" Mnijd,  U'llli.ttii [loj;,', ri;   Vn--iiii\r"   rjt.'   j  W.isifi  oi   nu- O ��� I   I'el'ow,   of V  ,) i'v*i 1 ��� ���, >v 1, 1 .,,11,   1,1 �����,> |_. .'t/d-  I'tic'a. an i ill ��� 'o a' 'ik-n'-ers -ijfJ1  'Mlt" li.i'l ,1 mi i,'l sliiiii,i T sir e\.-0J5''  A in   le.us!) lien's ,1111: a 1 a Id  tin' ^ a" id ti-risv .   the   lull  .���, .1111 i\.ii .eiii.fiid:  1 he i'lme i'\ M-a'.' Q n W; CODK  listing 01 Meisis M. I\cii/ir. ' ,irner��  Hiiiiell ind Ett'i.',, inn well le"'ered  piei't*., so g, J. I-,-   \<-iiii'iih.i\;   lacita-  I'Oll,   IC    ^'.    \|  i,IK,    yju   !);    "j-IO!.    |,  llanly, 1). D. (L",\| , ving, GeoigaS;  I'm ne;.  .\ most et jotalile e*>c:iingw,is "-''ctH,  and the ofliceisa lij mjiutie.s ot .S j*��-  shoe lodge wish to'ieiidei ilirough .':esft  ciilumns theii heuitlelt appreciatin 0$  the above, mentioned gentlemen in  contributing so largely to tlie success  of the occasion.  I have re-opened the Mint  Restauiant, and "Cordially  Invite my many did friends  and the public generally "to  onca, more extend .-their ��  patronage. Special ty of ��  Home Cooking. -      f  1   DICKLOSAH.   I  ���i  4 ������������������������������������������������������������'  \mum  "po:. the m:llons.  ���  Tlie Granby Co.' lias I -t u contract to  John A. Cameron for the cleaiinjr off of  the wash on Hie sinfHceof the upper end  of the Old Ironside claim, where the ore  w ill be titken from, the suifarc- About  15 men and 4 team? aie now at work on  the t'o: tract.  Bob-Sleighs.  We have for sale ���> number of pair  of bobsleighs with good brakes attached.   Yai.k Columbia LumbkrCo.  Phoenix, B. C, October 18, 1901.  MANNA  QPal::r o.vr-s  "GllVPE NUTS       "     ^   '  FARINA  GEKX1EA  CREAM of WHEAT  Mali* Breakfast Food  Ralston's Breakfast Food  Pm-njohn's Breakfast Gem  White Corn Meal  Yellow Corn Meal  2? People's Cash Store  IIARUY-McKl'NZIK BLOCK.  ^���f-f-f4-M'44-f+*��>4+4'4-4-��-*'f4-f4A  Do you want the  es  Phone No.  ]D  Tamarack and Fir, per cord,  $3.75  Stove Wood " 4.50  - .<&        DELIVERED AT YOUR DOOR.  j ga.fc McKeozie's Drug Store)     JailieS MOfail  PHOENIX PRODUCE  CO  fruit, Produce and Groceries.  V. & N. Phone No. 93.  Fresh Olympia and Eastern oysters  at the Butte Cafe. ��� ,      j  Fresh Goods Arriving Continually, Prompt Delivery.  kC  ^  0*- 4s /T^e^/tMi^HLJvr  C<i<n}f- W& <we&>$~, -sUou^A^ 4r td Afarftj, -Mr^.��*!��&,  ALARM  C L Q-CK'S  The Largest Stock  in P li o e n i x.' All  Guaranteed.  W1C would be plcase'iiio.have yoiifall and visit us- in nur nou-  place rf business. ?vWe have just received seveiaT consignments  of fiesli ami popular Cigars and Tohbaccds and Confectionery.  Stationery, Cigars and Tobacco, Confectionery, and Fruits.  j�� GEO. E.  J      E      W      E  DEYj*  L     L     K  Smoke KELOWNA Union made  ii;c iMijk: r Sfe"  ��� ������**��������������������'���  1  �����������****���������*������������**��������������������*���������  ������*������*�������*������������������*��������������  ���#����������������*���������*���  SZte Prospector's Exchange |  J IF YOU HAVE A MINE or l'rotptct r.ir.SALK ��ciid."iu�� rail report, with mnuulcn uf'!  " ore, stating price nml teritM. Our rucilitirnTiir placing; M protwrty quickly lire 'tiiic-xortI.il !  ;   Wt make* upcclnlty of frtc milling gold properrlten    Correspondence Solicitt-d. ' i  Address: Room 4 K W-CBlk, Nelson, B.C.   Andrew F. Roscnherger.Mgr. \  *�����������**�����������**���������!  ���������������**������������'  ��� ���-**��**���#���*���������*���  ��������������������*���*�������,  BobT-hcIailor  New  Fall and Winter  Goods  are now arriving including:  City Bakery  J.McCAGUK,  I'KOI'KIEIOK. '  V. & N. Phone, No. 4S,  Bread, Cakes, Pies, Etc., Fresh Daily.  IRONSIDES ADOri'IOty, IMIOEN1X. B. C. Fkkk Dkiivkhy  Tweeds,  Overcoatings .,  Series .\  Fancy Worsteds  Fancy Vesting;  ChoiiL- Ioi���Ml ,!m|K)ile'l O �����"*.  ,    I'u-f et V t OunrHiit-eil. ,  R. HORREL,  m rT'iKT-W',OiJ,  !\M> :      I   I.  '��� V...  -    -   }'��� (li ,i.V   H '',  lluuitf < ltd l..,l  lor Sale.  '  I''oi s.itt- 4 100m *n>iw :in.I lo' on  noli Hiii iiwmii, '..-uvi-en |-iis ;md  ��� onii s'leei.    Ap|il\ to owner  John Ao.vii i>.  /vj^F,3rWWnr'jrT!a��gr*3Wp^o jVvVvV   nWfsjt1  Write to the ROSSLAND WAREHOUSE AND  TRANSFER CO., Rossland, B. C,' for prices for  h-rvmeHiate delivery,  STOVE OR FURNACE SIZE.  SlrKCKlCQ   fhtf'l  srppecs.      1  l*i\tn i"-. Motoi"--, Ix\ 1 1 nu*-*. Ki<*. t'liiise  Wiiinn .i,nI 11'\ 11,'iniii Uf]i,niiiiy. Mine In-  ������t,-i hit mi :i Spei i.il'\.  Kok  Sam���Spring   Clm ki-n.s.    So  mil $7   |iei (in/en.    Mis. W. It. Wi'l-jS*-*  E  PHOENIX and  GREENWOOD, B. C. |  ox.-ti.ev !���',., Ave.  'Fho.ie.Vo. 1.5. > iUittttliaiUitt'ittiUiUittiUill" iiliUiiUUi.UUiUiiiiUilliUiliS  MEN'S AND BOYS  Clothing  'vercoats  Underwear  Men's Mackinaw Suits  Cam Make.  Boots and Shoes  Rubbers.  Leading Makers and Popular Pi ices.  AND SOFT.FELTS  in Li'ii-'inn Miikc.-i.  BLANKETS and  COMFORTERS  AT ALL PRICES.  0  9  t'  0  ������  0  e  e  *  I Our Stock of House Furnishings, Staple and Fancy Dry Goods, will ���  J be found up-to-date, including many Novelties for Ladies arid Childrens Wear.  ������e��   ...       Jr        <    *      .^  . . ,-Vr \K ���- �� i-m

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