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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Sep 19, 1903

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 :4,  '<3y  ��  &i  Boundary .Mines Sent  Out 500,000 Tons of  Ore in \ 902,   *��   &  Phoenix is the Centre  and fading Mining  Camp of Boundary/  AND  BOUNDARY  MINING JOURNAL.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  Vol. IV.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA   SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER  19, 1903.  No  45.  The Big Store  F*esh  Fttuts  ! AND  Vegetables  Don't wait for better prices,  as prices  are bedrock now.    Fruit season is now  & practically over.  Peaches,  Plums,  ,  Pears,  Cantelopes,  Citron,  Watermelons,  Grapes,  Pumpkins,  Vegetable  Marrows,  Hubbard aud  Summer Squash  Yellow and  Transparent  Apples,  And Crab Apples,  . JN AHUNDANCE'  Call and get prices on  ��� "' FRUIT JARS and SUGAR.  One Price to all, and that the  LOWE ST  ^GROCERY DEPARTMENT OF THE  ...BIG ST<pRE...  MORRINJHOMPSON&CO,  ""The new .....    ~  mmmmfi  Guaranteed for 20 yrs.  Drop Head -  Price,   $35.  Easv Tgr����s.  Gooderich - Sewing - Machine  INOUR  DEPARTMENT  We have the best qualities, that can be  had." Our  Coffees and Teas  Must be   tested   to   be  appreciated.  FRESH FRUITS  and VEGETABLES  Arriving daily. Place your coders wjth  THE POSTOFFICE ��TQRE.  We have a Large Stock of BROWN  EARTHEN WARE which we are  offering at greatly'reduced prices, including Milk Pitchers, Cream Pitchers, Bowls, small and large. Tea  Pots, Pudding Dishes, etc  BRITISHERS  WERE PLEASED  Over J GO Tourists Saw the  Big Phoenix Mines.  POLITICAL POINTERS.  WERE CHAMBER COMMERCE DELEGATES  Came Is Two Parties, Last Monday and  Tuesday, and Slru���!ed to Realize tbe  Valines! ot the Ore Bodlei In this Camp.  By common consent the tourists that  were in Phoenix last Monday, and  Tuesday stated that one of the most  interesting points they had visited on  t|]eir trip across the Dominion had  been tho minus of ���l'hoenix... There  were close to 125 members in the  two parties, the larger part arriving the  first day. They were met at Grand  Fork's, by Mayor Rumberger and .Secretary Willcox, of the Board of Trade,  and escorted to l'hoenix.  After looking over the smelter at  Grar)(} Forks, where four of the six  furnaces wgfQ of work; as well as the  two converters, t|iey p$n)8 h)' SPPPft'  train to l'hpenix, Stops were made  at the Oro Denoro nnd Snowshoe  mines, to enable them to take 0 look  at tbosfc, promising properties, and then  the train was run up on tlie Knob Hill  spur as fnr as possible. -A. C. Flumer-  felt, one of the officials of the Granby  Co., accompanied the party, and  showed them over and through the  Knob Hill and Old Ironsides mines.  Following that they took supper at the  Granby hotel, going to Greenwood  that night) and thence to Nelson and  back east,  The second party went over the  same ground Tuesday, and bad Wm.  Yolen Williams, the superintendent of  the Grariby mines," to escort them  through the properties. The first party was in charge of H. J. Hodgson, of  Montreal, chairman of the Canadian  Committee of Arrangements, while  George Hadrill, of Montreal, took  charge of th_ e second party, an official  ofthe C, P.- &"from th? ?as,t also being with each party to look after thejr  comfort.  Some very prominent people were  included in the personnel of the visitors, who had been shown courtesies at  every point in the Dominion where  they had stopped. The trip was taken  immediately following the fifth congress ofthe Chambers of Commerce of  the Empire, which brought them all to  Montreal.  At the dinner thf? first evening  Mayor Rumberger pr��sj<3ed, and. after  a short address, heartily welcoming the  visitors, introduced F. W. Bentley, a  prominent resident of Huddersfield  England, who spoke appreciatively of  the courtesies that had been extended  to the members of tlie party while in  the Boundary, and also of the vast resources in a mining way which they  had that dq.y seen in Phoenix. Mr.  Flumerfelt responded to this address,  and gave tl)e tflurisj^ s^me jdea of  what had been done by the Granby  Co. in the past both here and at Grand  Forks.  At the dinner the second evening,  in the unavoidnble absence of the  Mayor, Secretary WlllpOK presided,and  introduced several interesting speakers  after justice had been done to the  viands prepared in such splendid  shape by -Mine Host Mttcy. S. W.  Royse, representing the Manchester  Chamber of Commerce, and who i.s  said to be a close personal friend of  Joseph Chamberlain, was the first  speaker, being followed with interesting talks by George! Cawley, a consulting engineer of London, and Henry  Durler, of LutQri, England, all of  whom were only t��Q pleased to ex  press the pleasure they had had in  visiting tho great mines of the  Boundary,  Then Wm. Yolen Williams, the  superintendent of the Granby mines,  was called upon, and gave the visitors  one of the most instructive and interesting talks of the evening, leaving  them convinced that they had that  day seen one of the greatest copper  mines in the known world.  ��� Committee headquarters are ���> being  opened by the Phoenix Liberal Association in the  Hardy-McKenzie   block.  Earnest Mills, an employee at the  Sunset smelter at Boundary, Falls, was  nominated on the Socialist ticket at  Greenwood last week Friday.  W. A.' Galliher.M. P., our Liberal  Dominion member, spoke,at Green  wood Thursday night and speaks at  Grand Forks to  ' nqgjit  i-nignt.  TO CONSTRUCT  MORE LINES  Cascade   Power   For   Greenwood Smelter.  .Boundary Mining Notes.  TENDERS,  ARRETING  ASKED   FOR  According to thi revised voters'  there are 958 names eligible for balloting in this ridink of which 326 are  registered from Ifhoenix, more than  twice as many as at the  last election.  A joint mr-i-tingjof the, three candidates was held at Qrand Forks Tuesday evening, callecj by Mr. Clement,  the Liberal standard ._ bearer. Mr.  Fraser, the Conservative candidate,  and Mr, Riordan, ihe Socialist nominee, spoke, as we 1 -as Mr. Kingslej  for Mr. Riordan.  W.  Grand Forks, was  H.  P. Clement,   a   lawyer   of  nominated last Fri  day to run in the place of Neill Mc-  Calliim on the Liberal ticket,, the latter having resigned. Mr. Clement is  well hnown throughout this electon  district, and, proposes to make a hot  fight. He visited Phoenix two or three  times this week, j and will be here  again next week.  ���   ;  ������ ._���,������_.-������ ..j..... .: ,  HELD JOINT  GATHERING  Brick Sub-Slatlon to be Erected, and Rifht of  Way Must be Cleared from Pboeilx to  Greenwood��� Ploaeer'i Information Coo*  firmed.  Liberals Opened Campaign in  Phoenix,  CLEMENT, FRASER |ND KERR SPOKt  All Three Parties Were Represented���Speakers Threshed Out the Issues of the Campaign.  The first real gun ' of the present  political campaign was fired in Phoenix  Wednesday evening, when the Liberals, who seem to be quite wideawake at last, held a meeting at Miners' Union hall, the other candidates  being invited to be present and address the electors. The invitation was  accepted by Mr. Fraser, the Conservative'candidate, and R. B. Kerr spoke  for Mr. Riordan, the Socialist candidate.  WjHiam Qelahay, president of the  Phoenix Liberal Association, occupied  the chair, and introduced the speakers  of the evening, the first, of whom was  William H. P. Clement, who is the  Liberal nominee.  Mr. Clement in an address of an  hour and.ten minutes went exhaustively into the principles of his party, and  told why he^believed the Liberals had  done a great deal for the laboring man  and his in,reres,t5: He showed also  wherein the Conservatives had failed  in their duties to the working people,  at least as he saw i<. He scored the  present government for its policy in  the coal lands matter, and appealed to  Socialists not to throw ijieir vote away,  as they certainly w(>,\\l(j if they voted for  the Socialist ticket, as it hud not the  remotest chance of winning in this  contest.  Mr. Delahay then, called on George  A. Fraser to speak, who came forward  and gave a speech about ten minutes  in length, telling the .audience exactly  where Mr. McBride stood upon the  coal lands and other questions.  Mr. Kerr was then introduced by  the chairman, and proved himself to  be an interesting speaker, frequently  getting applause from the Socialists  who were present, Mr. Kerr traced  the history of Socialism all over the  world, and asserted that it was the  only party that is now steadily growing  wherever it had gained a foothold, and  that it knew no creed, color or nationality. Mr. Kerr spoke entertainingly  for three-quarters of an hour, and  showed where he thought the old parties had failed in their duties to the  people, and where he thought they  would always fail.  Responding to the talks of his  op-  A couple of months ago the Pioneer  published the fact that the-high, tension power lines of the Cascade Water,  Power &'Light Co., were to be extended from Phoenix to Greenwood,  for the purpose of supplying electrical  energy to the Mother Lode smelter at  that place. An enterprising correspondent at Greenwood denied the  story. It now appears that the  Pioneer was correctly informed on the  main points, as in this issue will be  found an advertisement of the Cascade company, asking for tenders for  the clearing of the right of way from  Phoenix to Greenwood, and the supplying of the necessary poles, together  with the erection of a sub-station at  Greenwood.  Negotiations have, it is understood,  been'under way for some months between the British Columbia Copper  Co. and Manager Fowler of the Cascade concern, for the purpose of sup-  lying power to the smelter, and they  have evidently been carried.to a successful issue, from the above state of  affairs.  When the line is completed it wil  make two out of the three Boundary  smelters that are using the power generated at the falls of the Kettle river at  Cascade, some'27 friiies from-<Gr'eeh:  wood, as the lines will run. , It is probably only a question of time when  the Sunset smelter at Boundary Falls  will also be using the cheaper power  which can be obtained frcun Cascade.  The difference in tjqst i�� said, to be  something l|ke the difference, between  $30 and $iqq par horse power���a difference not to be overlooked if reduction plants are to be operated economically.  Want Postoffice at Denoro.  The work of clearing the townsite  at Denoro City, Summit camp, has  been started, and several improvements  are in progress. The Uu.ild.in.gs are  being mqyecj qut qf the zeme qf flying  ore frqm the s.h.Qfs. from the open quarries of the Oro Denoro mine. A petition for a postoffice is being sent in,  E. Bunting being recommended for  postmaster. As there are in the neighborhood of 100 persons resident in  that locality, a postoffice will doubtless  be granted. Berth, tl^e E;rn,rn,a and Oro  Denoro mines are increasing the number of employees., being now over 50,  and are steadily shipping ore, each  mine improving till the time with development.  Tuesday was the monthly payday at  the Snowshoe mine, when around  $7,500 was paid out in wages. This  mine now has over 90 employees:  The platform for loading cars, for  the Athelstan mine, on the Winnipeg  spur, has been completed, and Jackpot, as well as rich Athelstan ore is  being sent out. .,'  The third section of the ore bins  for the ore from the No. 2 tunnel of  the Granby mines is now being completed. This will admit of greater  output from that level.  Forty or more cars per day is the  regular shipping record of the Granby  mines at present. A number of men  have come in lately and have found  employment at these properties.  Work is continuing steadily now at  the Morrison mine, Deadwood camp,  where some 20 men are employed.and  ore is being hauled by wagon.' to the  railway for shipment to the Mother  .Lode smelter. -  Shipments of ore from the Betts and j  Hesperus mines to the Granby smelter  have been started by wagon. The ore  body has been proven to be 20 feet  wide without encountering the hanging wall.  The first installment of coke manufactured at the Coleman colleries of  the International Coal and, Coke Co.,  is said to have been received at the  Granby smelter, and that it gave; the  best of satisfaction.  Five more stamps are to be installed  at the Waterloo mine, Camp McKin  ney, making a battery of ten. Inside  of three months the mill has produced  $19,000 in gold; according to the report of Secretary Wolf. EUghteen men  are employed.  Owipg to the favorable character of  the ores of the Oro Denoro, under the  contract with the Sunset smelter, several car loads have been treated without cost to the Oro Denoro management. This is believed to be a unique  record for any Boundary mine. .  ;i  A.;C. Flurnerfelt left, this .week: for  Montreal, to attehalht>-':^ijiwr\;meef-'  ing of the Granby Consolidated,' to be  held in. that city on October 9th.  Some interesting announcements are  anticipated regarding the future operations of Boundary's premier mining  company.  WINNIPEG IS  NOW A SHIPPER  Sent  Out   Five   Cars  Week.  This  WENT TO BOUNDARY FALLS SMELTER  Now Has a Force of Fl Keen Men, Which Will  be lacrewed-Mucb Activity All Over  the Property.  Fpr the first time in over 16 months  the Winnipeg mine this week made  some ore shipments to the reduction  works. Five, or siv cars���some 175  tons���were shipped to the Sunset  smelter at Boundary Falls. This is  the initial shipment since work was resumed at this property a few weeks  ago, and Manager Plewman expects to  make more or less frequent shipments  from this on, although everything  about the mine is not yet in working  order.  The work of reconstruction and rehabilitation is still going steadily forward at the Winnipeg, Where there is  a force of fifteen men now on the payroll, which will doubtless be enlarged  as soon as the compressor is at work.  An ore loading platform has been  built, anew and larger gallows frame  put up, and the work of erecting the  new buildings has been started. The  machinery is being gotten in shape as  rapidly as,possible, and it will not be  long before the tonnage from,, the  Winnipeg, if Mr. Plewman's plans: are  carried out, will make a respectaple  showing on the list of the Boundary  shippers. In two or three, weeks the  annual meeting of the company will be  held at the mine, and by that time,  matters around the property will doubt-.,.;  less.be inbetteY.shape generally.   r " :'".'  'l'he Granby Co. has a small force  of men at work on the south side of  the Grey Eagle claim, opening up a  quarry, from which Contractor Fisher  will haul the ore to the head of tha  surface tramway, a distance of a quarter of a mile. Later a shaft may be  sunk at this point, and: the workings  connected with, the main workings of  the Granby mines, '...'.'  The long expected electric pump  for the; Phoenix Electric Lighting Co.,  has at- last been shipped by: the  Jenckes Machine Co., of Sherbrooke,  Quebec, and should arrive very shortly, when it will be promptly installed  at Marshall lake and put in commission for the city water system.  , The following are the new officers  of Greenwood Miners' Union No..22 :  President, Harry Parsons; vice-president, Alfred Lind; secretary, G. F.  Dougherty; warden, William Wills.  CANDIDATES NOMINATED.  The following have been nominated as candidates from the respective ridings  as representatives in the Provincial Legislative Assembly:  DISTRICTS.  Alberui  1  Attin  _  1  Cariboo...:...;.... ..............a  Last Sunday the funeral of Robert  Curtis, who was killed at the Ymir  mine, was held'h.-Sfcuivter the.auspices  of the Odd Fellows., Revs. Purdy and  Green officiating. The burial was held  at Greenwood. Curtis was an Englishman, about 27 years of .age, his  father and mother being dead.  Chilli.vhack..v..���.......,���,,,i  Colunibia���v.���^  C011103 ...y.!.'.*.,".'i���'^..... 1  Cowichaii i  Oraubrdok i  Delta 1  Dewduey   Esquimau  Kernie   Grand Forks...  lireeuwood   Islands ,...,,  Kamloops.,, ,,,,  Kaslo ......  I. illooeiJ., .........  Kanaimo City  Nelson City.,'.  New Castle ....  New Westminster City,,!  Okauagai*,.,,^,.,,.  Revelstoke.,.^���.  Richmond,,,,...  Kos.slnndCily.F-,  Saanich   Similkameen...  Skeena   Slocan   Vancouver City  CONSKRVATIYE.  R. J.HicKey   Dr. Xphus   8, A. Rogers   \\ . Adams  J.  L. Atkinson..  K   M. Fkiuner   Thomas Caven   W. H. Ladner   R. McBride ,  -��� ...-i|C. E_ Pooley,,  ���.-.���-.���a  ffffaf!  ...F.F,F��  ���������-.I  W. ft, Kaas   George A, Kraser���   Pr. U. K, Ppaukie......  H. W. Bullock   f. J. KuUon ��� _.  Koiwrt K Urten   Archibald McDonald .  Kdward Quennell-   John Houstou...   AIM. Bryden   T. OiHurd   Price Ellison   Thomas Tnvlor   K. L'Cniter-Cotton....  A. S. Goodeve   LlBkXAL.  Victoria City.  T.   J.   Lawrence,  of Grand Forks,  and his sister, Miss Kate Lawrence, of  Toronto, Were visiting  here  last Sun-[ponents, Mr. Clement then   took  the  day. floor, and answered their arguments  Thomas Green, pastor of the .Methodist church, was surprised Tuesday ,  evening by a number of the congregation calling on him at the parsonage,  where a very pleasant evening was  spent, refreshments being served.  A dam is b,eh>g constructed in Copper creek gulch, near the Mother Lode  compressor, which will hold nearly a  quarter-of a million gallons of water  in reserve.  C. Deitz has disposed of his ranch  on Kettle river, above Rock Creek, to  Waterford Reed, of Phoenix.���Midway  Dispatch.  Work has at last been resumed on  the construction of the wagon road up  the West Fork of Kettle river, a much  needed improvement.  Last Wednesday the Elmore oil pro  cess plant at the LeRoi No.   2   mine ,  Rossland, was started for the first time,  An ore train was derailed Tuesday  on the C. P. R. below the Greenwood  smelter, delaying traffic for some time.  Vale   Vmir...  L. W. Shatford   C. W. U. Clifford.,,.,,.  .i|W. Hunter...,,,,,,.,.,   .5 K. O  Tatlo.w.,   |J. K. Garden   :<'baric* Wilson   >'-Y. J. Ilowan   U. II. II. MacUowan...  4 Charles Hay ward   H. I). Helmckeu   Joseph Hunter ������...  A. H. McI'hilUps   T. (t. Mc^tanamon.  W. M. B. Mclntiis   James Ktables................  H. Jones  '.   James Murphy   1;.  W.  Muuro   W.c. Wells   F.  McB   Young   J. N. Kvans   Dr. James II. King   John Oliver   W. w. Forrester -   D. W. Higgins   K.O. Smith   W. H. P. Clement   J. R. Brown ���:.   T.  W. Hat.ersou   F. J. Deane   J. L. Ketallack   Or. George Sausoiu   S.  S. Tnylor    ...1 David w. .Murray.   ...|W. H. Kearv   ...|T. w. SUrli'ug   ...jinniesM. Kellic_. ...  ...jloluiC.  Brown   ..,pJameK A. McDonald  ....Henry Tanner   ,���:W.    A. McLean   .Jl\   Herman   ,...K. A.llradshaw (resijj'd)  ...Joseph Martin   ...T. S. Haxter   ...jJ.D. Turtibull :   '..A. *:. Krvdune-Jack  .Jo. K. Mouk   .. IK. L. Drury   ..Uld. *'ameron   ...1. 1). McNireu   ..KichardHall   Henderson   George Tayler (S.)   j;  Kirkland (L.)   MISCELLANEOUS.  Harry Wright :Alfred Parr..  J. R. McPherson (S.)   John Riordan (S.j   Ernest Mills (S.)   S. Mhannon (>.)   j'il.ilBwthorntliwaitecii"  P'a'i'ker Wili'i'anis (S.)".'.'.'."  V.'w.   Bemiett (S.)....!...  \V. Davidson (Ind. I.ali.)  K.   Burns (S.)..... _  A. K. Stebbincs(S )   Kdwards (I..)   A    O.  Perry   (I. )   Vraucis Williams (L.)..-  C.  Walters (S.)   O. I.ee  Charlton  (S.)   p|���  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  The follow ing tabic gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines tor 1900, for 1901, for  1902, aud tor 1903, aa reported to the Phoeuix Pioueer-  1900 1901  Granby Mines, Phoenix     64,533   231,7<&  w  Snowshoe, "         2U7  Brooklyn, "            150  Mother Lode, Deadwood     54S>10  Sunset, '���    Morrison, ' "  ,   B.C. Mine,    .. SunimU,,....    19,404  R.Bell, ��i      Emma, "       Oro Denoro, "      Winnipeg, .-Wellington      l,07t}  Golden Crown,       "             2.250  Athelstan, "             1,200  King Solomon, W.Capjier   No. 7 Mine, Central   City of Paris, "           2,000  .Jewel, Long, La);e         160  Carmi, West Fork ,,,  Providence,   Providence        ���..  Elkhorn v,       ....  Kuby,     Boundary Falls.,......       ���'���"������'  Miscellaneous.......%y,........'....     3,230  l.TSl  99,034  802  150  47,405  1,040  550  S75  GG5  S50  S90.  1902  309,858  20.SOO  141.326  7,455  i^sii  8,530  785  625  1903  242,20S  48,562  85,791  13,447  2,404  19,3(55  12.512  5,787  175  1,590  l-ast  Week I  8,012 J  2,010  3,S40l  780  540  4621  7921  175|  1801  482  Totalvto��a..   Graahy Sine\tex U.eated, tops.  99,730  62,387  80  3.456  390,000  230.828  J, 175  21!)  325  705  129  507.545 430,784  312,340 228,337  16,791  7,500 \  m  n> *  ^"  ;*��'���  ���<q p#...:���,���-.  ;��������!?:'<; ���.���','  p..S*, :i?i.v!  ���s-Sr-'SS,'  xpp j?*; ���:;,���,  ;v;/iW' ������  ���tvS  F'^S  iK-'r'p^1;',-,'���'   , . v-ps/p^v-p-��� p..  .^pi^Lf&^Pv-A  ���feSjfj.y  .AI0  ���������J "���������xn$"��Sf  -I$aaAa,  mssgi��Bjaj��_ai��_5aw_s_ia3ast;  mm:-.���o-t  7i--^--^^5rr^7,vi7-7_(--.-i:-T; :i~-t-  TT??:~i?~>'i ���'������ ''���"' ~~ 7  r��T-r.7:  ~L^i-^r^7^'^PS;J THE PHOENIX PIONEER  ftvM  U  iu,  m  hi  .  pi  %  I  I:  Pi >;  lis*  Hi  The Phoenix Pioneer  And Boundiry Mining Journal,  ISSUED ON SATURDAY BY THE  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT rnOKNIX. B. c.  .    W. B. WILLCOX, Manager.  Telephones  I Business office No. 14.  I Manager's residence, No. 15.  SWSCkirTlOMS IN ADVAHCB.  $2.00  , J.��S  Per Year   ���jlx Months   If you are not a subscriber to this paper, this  is an Invitation to vou to become one.  Advertising rates furnished ou application,  legal notices 10 and 5 cents per line.  Four weekly insertions constitute one month's  advertising.  1903    ��� SEPT.  1903  Sun. Hon. Tubs. Wed.  Tfcu.  Fri.   Sit.  J   2   3  4    5  6  ' 7    8    9  10  11  12  ,3   U  J5  16 17  18  19  20  21  22 23 24  25 26  27   28 29 30  r  It is only two weeks till election day,  and all through the province they will  ( be a busy fourteen days.    Have you  decided which  ticket you  will vote  yet?   At last the politicians are all  busy.  The advancement of election day four  weeks has galvanized a lot of them into  ' unwonted activity, arid from now on  9"  THE OBSESVAT0RY  oratorical flights will  mon.  not  -.��nr��r��.m  The members at Ottawa the other  day raised quite a to-do when 'there  was a hitch in their getting-their indemnity. By this time, however, the  trouble has doubtless been bridged,  and each hard-working M. P. is in  possession of his quid pro quo.  Members of the Canadian Manu  facturers' Association, 160 strong, are  headed for British "Columbia, 7\6 take  a look at our resources. If they are  half as well pleased as were the mem  bers of the British party, they will indeed become enthusiasts about the  . future of this province.  It is believed by many that there is  a large silent vote in Grand Forks  electoral district, and that there will  be some decided surprises on the 3rd  of October when the ballots are  counted. Some of the "wise" ones  are claiming everything in sight, but  , the wisest are steadily sawing wood.  - , Recently in the east in an automobile  race, an innocent spectator was killed  by the tires on one 6f the racing ma  chines blowing up, while the rider got  off with a few scratches. Such is the  irony of fate. Out here in the moun  tains of British Columbia there is no  danger of such an end. Autos would  have a merry time getting around in  the Boundary.  With the Granby Consolidated turning out metallic copper at the rate of  more than a million pounds per month,  it begins to look as if there was an immense industry being built up here���  an industry that in a few years will  give employment to two or three men  .for every one now employed. The  croakers of a few years ago would be  non-plussed even now, were they still  residents of the Boundary.  Premier .McBride says that he isen:  tirely satisfied with the outlook for the  government being sustained at the.  forthcoming elections, and frankly  gives his reasons. The Liberals have  it all figured down to a fine point  -where they will secure at least "a majority in the next legislative assembly,  ���while the Socialists confidently expect  to secure four or five members. We  will make the prediction that the Con-  , servatives will secure a good working  majority.  This w-eek over 100 British tourists  have visited Phoenix, and like all visitors, have been amazed at the ore  bodies in our mines..   It is only too  true that the British pvfoiic has been  unfortunately "worked" by ajftssrupu  Bens promoters and others J�� r*@y4 i&  mines in British Columbia, and k 'is #  good tSjing for those who live in the  Mother Land to see with their own  <syes a few mining properties that have  been sucessfully .developed to the stage  where they can beg'uo to pay something  back to those who  have put up the  funds for their development.   It is the  ' kind of publicity that will be resultant  in good in the long run. 1  ! Things Talked op at  HOUB AND KLShWHKRK  When James Wardner was ill in  Milwaukee a few days ago, the energetic agent of the Associated Press  scented a good story. So he said Mr.  Wardner was at death's door, and sent  out a column or two every day about  it. As Mr. Wardner was and is one  of the best known men in the west, it  made good reading, and the local  press made widespread comment on it,  working in the details of his many  vicissitudes and ups and downs in  camp life.  as*  But Mr. Wardner himself says that  lie not only is not dead, but is far  from it, and to prove it will appear on  the secne in British Columbia shortly,  if he has not already done so by the  time these lines are in print. Mr.  Wardner should know whether he is  dead or not, and we will have to take  his word. for it for the present. It  seems that he may have a chance to  float many more mining schemes in  this province before he passes over the  river Styx.  m  A short time since the Pioneer  manager received a letter from a subscriber over 6,000 miles away, which  was made all the more acceptable by  the encloseure of a $5 bill to extend his  subscription. He also said some nice  things about the leading weekly of the  Boundary. Since then a number of  subscribers, living all the way from  3,000 to 100 miles from Phoenix have  done likewise. '  We merely mention these little matters in passing, as there may be others  who are only waiting for a good example. If so, there is no longer any  need of putting it off. They should  never"weary in well-doing.  MS  Quite recently several of the officials  of the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co.,  from Toronto, have ��� made a visit to  the company's properties at Fernie,  and made optimistic reports of the  outlook there. We are pleased to  hear it, as the gentleman should  know..what they are talking about.  But some of the .things that G. G. S.  Lindsay,- K,.C;, one of,the directors,  is credited by nearly-.all the "coast  papers with saying, would have been  left better unsaid���at' least from the  company's point of view.  ���n  Referring to the coke shipments,  Mr. Lindsay stated that the shipments  to the Granby smelter, among others,  had been stopped because they were  "overstocked," This was only half  the truth, as the reason the Gianby  shipments were ordered discontinued  for a few days was ,that the smelter  was blown 1 out for a few days. . But  this is no large matter,-if the coal  company will now keep up the supply,  which it appear* they will likely be  able to do,  ���St  In referring to the quality ofthe  coal being opened up by the Inter  national Coal and Coke Co., however,  Mr. Lindsay made some remarks that  will do him no good. Here is what  he is reported to have said, verbatim:  ".We are glad to find the Granby  people entering the field," - said Mr.  Lindsay. "After five years of work  and the expenditure, of an enormous  amount of money, the Crow's Nest  Pass''Coal Company has got coke  down io as low a figure as it can be  produced *t' �� profit, even'.on a very  extensive scate- 1'k& Blairmore-district has, uwUHtbte&ly, &rge fields of  coal, some of whfefe Jisyrfcgen .tested  and abandoned, 'and I my mU8k  doubt if there is any scam of coal in  that district that will produce godd  coke.  "I have seen samples of coke, made  from coal taken from. the vein updn*  which the Granby people are-working,  arid it is very high in .ash. It may be  that they wilL, op pther seams, obtain  'a-coal which 'ifiU fflgtke gobd'eoke,  ���but"-if they do, it wilj jbflfceoniy ih-  >taace' in .that district where $u��fr ,coal  lias been .obtained, .and } wou^d ��t>t  be willing U> .believe that such cpal  exists until I agg |&e .coke.."  In other words, ttteQtmty People,  who are largely interested m tf}�� JaWr-  national, with a successful rsmrd tor  mining behind them, do not knoV  what they aTe about, according to the  learned Mr. Lindsay, but are wo'ilciug  a seam of coal that is of-little-use for  coking purposes. Further, that the  noted Pennyslvania expert who recently  ���jisited and reported on the property,  di$ flojt know what he was saying.  ����� /  Another tiring. The Michel collieries, operated by Mf,^id^ay's company, are but a few miles from.^e  town of Cole'mah, where the Internet,  ional property is located. Did ,tfte  maker df the universe cut off tlie beils  of poking coal at the point where the  Crow's Nest property ends? It would  seem so from what the celebrated solicitor from Toronto asserts.  ���M  It might be well for Robert JalTray  or some other official of the Crow's  Nest Pass Coal Co., to have Mr. Lindsay submit his interviews before they  are given out. It may save them from  some embarrasing explanations in the  future, when the International becomes a competitor of some moment  to them in the coke market.  To the Electors of Grand Forks ElectoralD J MATHES0N  District.  ������>�������**��*������*���*���******* 1  B. C MINING  The Ivanhoe in theSloacn is increas  ing its force at the mine and mill,  employing 65 men* '  Slocan mineowners complain bitterly  of the combine recently effected among  the sawmills, whereby the price of  rough lumber has been increased fifty  per cent. They term it a regular holdup-  J. J. Young of Calgary, and Cochrane Brothers, of McLeod, Alberta,  have paid Eric Larson $35,000 cash for  a claim lying between what is known  as tha Swede group and the celebrated  Lucky Jack group in Poplar creek.  At Rossland the Kootenay mine  has resumed development with 20  men.  AVork is being pushed in the iron  claims at Crawford Bay on Kootenay  lake. . ;''���.        ��� ������  '.':..    ���    ,  The LeRoi smelter at Northport is  installing self feeders for the furnaces  similar to those in use at the Granby  smelter,  For the month ;of August the Tyee  smelter treated;,^,787 tons of ore, ah  average of 155 tons daily, the value,  less refining charges, being $68,885.  The Rambler-Cariboo, in the Slocan, will run a tunnel 4,600 feet long,  which will give a depih of ,1,400 feet  on the rich ore body of that property.  The War Eagle-Centre Star concentrator is to be constructed at once. It  will be built by the Rossland Power  company, a subsidiary concern, and  will be located three quarters of a mile  north of the Trail smelter.  The production of Rossland camp  last week was close to 9000 tons, as  follows: LeRoi, s��ao; Centre Star  1710; War Eagle, 1380; LeRoi No. 2,  220] Jumbo, 330; Spitzee, 60; I, X. L.  (milled), 50; total for the week, 89 70;  year to date, 267,827.  A placer mining rush is the latest  from Poplar Creek.  Enormous coal fields have been discovered upon Peace River.  Alluvial mining on Thibert creek,  Cassiar, is prospering. One property has yielded 800 ounces in 20 days.  The greatest excitement prevailed  in Trout Lake last week, caused by  the discovery of free gold in large  quantities on the Winslow claim, five  miles from Trout Lake.  WHAT 3DI7QR�� SAY  Shoulp Bs KBPT-/The Conservatives will never consent to the C.P. R.  securing the disputed land grants in  East Kootenay, believing that they  should be kept foi the people,���Slocan  Drill.  Fellow Electors:  At the request ot the Liberal Association of this riding I have consented  to contest the coming election in the  Liberal interest. While I personally regret that the honor of carry ing the Liberal  standard to victory has not fallen to  other and stronger hands than mine, it  is with no misgiving as to the result  that I enter on the campaign. I am  in this battle to win, if by stienuous,'  straight-forward fighting any political  battle can be won. I believe it can.  What is needed is united effort on the  part of Liberals and all others who  desire to see reform in the government  of this province.  The condition" of the province has  become intolerable. Blessed by Providence with vast, stores of 'wealth in  mines, forests, agricultural lands and  fisheries, British Columbia lias had its  very good turned to evil' by a loilg  series ol personal, sectional clique  governments' of men who have exploited the people's property for pi i  vate gain. We have u population ol  177,000���men, women ami chilutt'ii,  Indians and Orientals���and a public  debt of 56.300,000, representing $35  per head, or $175 at least, for each  adult man in the 'province. The avei-  age cost of government 111 the other  provinces ot Canada is about $2 pei  liead per annuinjiwith us it is seven  times greater, or $14.25 per head. In  salaries alone we pay more than $2 a  head, or over $370,000 a year,p  'Every year we expend more than our  income. Ladt year we went further  into debt to the'tune of $75.3,000; and  Mr. Cartei-Cottoii, a,former Conservative finance minister, says that if the  accounts of the last tour years were  properly'investigated it will be found  th.it in that shoit]tinie we'have'spent.  $5,000,000 more! than bur revenue  from all sources, : ,.;'.'  The present premier was a member  of the assembly during those four years  and he has never protested against the  prodigal scale of expenditure. On the  contrary the very assets from which a  fund might be derived to meet the cost  of government have been wasted. As  a minister of the Crown, Mr, Mchride  was a party to the prders-in-council  granting large areas of valuable coal  and petroleum lands in Southeast  Kootenay to the C. P. R.���a fraud  upon the legislature, which was prevented, not by Mr. McBiide, but by  the watchful zeal of a Liberal member.  The excuse given by Mr. McKride for  his official act in agreeing to the,grants  shows that he is utterly unworthy to he  trusted with the care of the people's  property.    He'took the word ot a col  league that it was all right. ��� What  guatantee have we that another colleague will not .again hypnotize Mr.  McBride into giving away further tracts  of the public domain?      ���.'* ���������'���'.,  Hut when bona fide locators comply  with the law of the province, stake  coal lands according to law, and tender the price fixed by law; Mr./McBride ielu-.es to grant the licences  which the law says shall be granted to  those who,have followed the requirements nt' tlie AcfMIe prefers to keep'  the question dangling for party advantage,���the last refuge"bf a Weak politician. Or is that he still hopes to  "deliver the goods" to the'C. P.R.?  By a piece of trickery quite in keeping with ihe traditions ol the political  gamesters with whom he has been so  lone, and still is associated, the honorable premier has cut short the campaign. It will be almost impossible for me to have the privilege  of seeing you all personally in the  three, weeks, left before polliim day,  Kor this reason I publish this open  letter in order ihat you may know;  whi.re 1 stand on the issues before > ou.  It is now )our turn to take peisonal  part in the government of your province. Act in the way you wanuyoui  representatives in parliament to act.  Vote with a single eye to the best interests of our common country. As  the candidate of the Liberal party, I  respectfully ask your votes and your  influei.ee to elect me because I believe  that neither at the hands oi"' the Mc  Bride government, nor at t(ie hands of  the 'theprixing socialists will any practical, business-like improvement upon  the past misdoings take place.  The Liberals have had no opportunity to show their mettle in the political arena of this province. But the  administration ol' public affairs by a  Liberal government at Ottawa since  1896, is a striking example of what;  Liberalism in action means. National  unity from ocean to ocean; a loyalty  to British connection evidenced in  deed instead of mere lip-loyalty; a  system ot taxation equal in incidence  and in protection to home industry instead of a system of government aid to  lavored manufacturers: a determined  stand against the Oriental deluge of  low-standard civilization; aii honest effort to bring capital and labor into  harmonious working' for the- good, df  all; energetic work toward peopling  thep west and toward providing adequate transport facilities; all these and  whatever else tends to the betterment  of the Canadian people are the nlanks  of the Liberal plattorm in the federal  field, l'he same bioad ideas dominate  the Liberals of British Columbia.  I am in hearty accord with the platform and manifesto of the Liberal party in the province. When elected, 1  shall endeavor to put the principles  set forth in them into practice. I shall  particularly support the following principles as of immediate interest to  this  liding.  1. The peoples' property whether  land, timber, minerals or the fisheries  should be administered tor the benefit  of the whole people with a view to les  sening ihe:huge burden of debt and  taxation' now resting on us. Only  those who iu good faith will utilize our  public . pro'peity, in forwarding setile-  nient and developing our natural in-  dustriesshould beallowed to ; acquire  an interest in any part of the public  domain.  2. The tinning laws should be  amended and simplified after a caitkii  enquiry through a competent commission. Then tinkering with them  should cease. In the developmeni  stage there should be no taxation oi  miners or mining property. Developed mines should bear their sharebi the  public burdens in pioportioii to the  net output.  3. ' No further aid in land or money  should,.be given by this province to  transcontinental, railway projects. Kiil-  lest liberty should be given to the V.,  V. &'K. railway 'company to complete  the constiuclion ol their line. Al��  though .1 was at one tune professionally  employed against that company,and did  my duty; 1 hope, to my clients, 1 am  ready to-support any action whiclr'may  be deemed necessaiy lo place beyond  any doubt the right', ot the V., V*. &  E. to build their contemplated line  through tu.the Pacific, coast. In reference: to the North and-Soutli lines  thiough'the valleys of British Coluin  bia 1 should supixirt noverhment construction'''with the idea of leasing completed lines as leeders to' the through  lineson such terms as will keep, the  province iu control of .passenger*, and  freight rates and .secure a rental sulr  ficient to pay tha. interest oh the cost  of construction.  ���i 4. ;The province should set the  example of obedience to its own laws.  Il under our statutes individuals'have  acquired rights in the public domain,  such rights should be at once transferred to them. ;  ���'-������The course of the ���government- in  reference to the coal lands of East  Kootenay shows that in their opinion  we are governed not by lawj but by  their whim as influenced by the count  ot volers'iiose,!*,  I have the honor to be your most  obedient servant,  WILL1AJJ! H. P. CLEMEN l\  INSURANCE AGENT,  FIRE, LIKE, ACCIDENT.  CoiuiiiIsHluiifjr for taki-i-; Affldttvlts.  Phoenix, B.  DoYou  Take  THE PIONEER  ?  You should ii you don't. It gives the news  of the Boundary. 'It works for the Boundary. It is owned by the editor and not by  any clique or faction. It is worth $10.00.  It costs only $2.00.  Verv Good Indication Indked���  One of the best indications of the  strength of the Conservative party in  the Kootenays is to be found in the  constant and untiring attempt of the  Grit press to stir up trouble among  those who make up the Conservative  party in this province.���Kamloops  Standard.  STRJgTXY   BUSINESS!  Money talks when spent for good  advertising, space.  You'd 'think it was a crazy, farmer  who only milked his- cows once ja  month���some advertisers are , just as  crazy.  People are convinced by reason.  To make your ads convincing, you  ought ,t,o have a reason for every claim.  'Tain't goof judgment to; plant a  field an' t^en n<Jy,er^^ tcuUiyate -it���-it  ain't good-;judgment to.D]^a store  an' tljen P9.t ful^yate jf..wjt^a^yjer-  tish-jjj-, '..;,'���'���������  When yo�� 8Up m ft bftB��fl*.pegi m^y  feel sore,.but you.get.;UB and[ -go M  anyway���-if.youhavemade a mistake  and slipped up on your advertising! it  is no reason why you sholdn't try |it  again. , !  Furnished and unfurnished rooms  in Marsh block. Apply Granby  Exchange.  ems -.1  "iflfHSf it oftgrease, oil,.rust, .  nvaliia6r��*fdr wretjBnlfs, firrtner*;'sjArtsm  iprom*ptlyicl<t��ni  ti   -���---���  -_3IWNtC2S'*tt*��  softens the skin, while  - ���   etc.  en  jJVia Ssmple on receipt of si (a* pijtaae-' Albirt;  rollei8oajiCo.,Jrr��,MWtre��i. ,**��'..���    m   f  1$S:.:  SANITARIUM, Arrow Lake, B.C.  XJS��. The most perfcety appointed Ifsalth  and Pleasure Resort I"  the West, with a com-  filetesystem of Kaths���including Turkish nil 1  (ussian. Open the year round. The curative  properties of its waters are unequnled.  For Curing all Rheumatic. Nervous and Muscular Troubles.   ,c    ���*  For Healing a*l Kidnry, Liver and Stomac))  ailments.  For Kli|||iui��|HK all Metallic poisons fropi fl|e  System.  The glBttdflir of the scenery js uiirjva'ed.  Mountains, snow peaks, forests. lnkcs,w��terfii|la,  boating, yachting, fishing, shooting, excursions,  tenuis, its winter climate Is unsurpassed for  mildness,  THE MILWAUKEE  A familiar name (or theCliicai?'��, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, known all  over the Union an the Great Railway  rnnninK the "Pioneer Limiu-d" traiim  everv day and ni|iht between 8t. Paul  and 'Cliicauo, and Omalla -anil Chii-awi,  "The only perfect trains in the worl i."  Understand: Conm-c.tioni* are made  with All Transi-ontineiital ���MiieB, assuring to passengers the hestservieeknown.  Luxurious coadies, electric light*, Hteurn  heat, of a verity equaled by no other  line.-'.' '  ��� - ; .  See that vnnr ticket reads via "Tlie  Milwaukee" whun goiriK to any point in  the United States or Canada. All ticket  agents sell them.  , For pates, p*mp||l,ef�� or. other iiifor-  mation; addrtigs,  L. Ford, H. S. Rowe,  ��� Trav. Pass. Agt., General Agent, :  SPOKANB. WN. PORTLAND. OR  R  NELSON  &   FORI'   SHEPPARH)  RED MOUNTAIN K'Y.  Washington and Great Nor. Ry.  "4y.;-i^.-4^E^^;^;',;'v  The only all-rail route between all points erfsl  west, nnd soutfi toiKosslsnd, Nelson ��nd .all In  termeiJIiile" pofiits; connecting at Spokane with  N.Cp. . '    ' :...���; ; .,  ' Connects a{ ax>sslaB4' SIMf' i-WSflJ" with 'Cena-  illan.Pacific JJailvoy. .;;    ...   .    .    ���..,,'���,,,.  Couuecla af. Wd��DU wjth steanjer for Km)o HUd  Connects at Curtew with stage ft" Breen  wood and Midway; B. C.  ��� Buffet cars- run ou passenger trains between  tween Spokane and Republic.  EFFECTIVE NOV. s��.,too��.  Leave.  9:25 a.m.   10:15 a. m....  7:60 a. m.....  nun a.m....  10:24 aMn....  9:15 a. m   \trfvf '   Spokane.'....-. ���.5*45 P-' m*  ....Rowland- 5='�� P-����.  ......Nelson...;... ...; 8 00 p; ro  ,..._Grand Forks ...4:00 d. m.   Curlew .'.��� ' ...;.4'4�� p. m.   Republic.......... 5:40p.m.  H. A.JACijsON,  General rassenger Agent.  Spokane, Wash.  Phoenix Home Brewed  ~r  LAGER  BEER  Brewed by a home iiiptiliilinn, lias jnoven  ffie tost, and hat* jnacje a i  Host of Friends  who testify to its Good Qualities  PHOENIX: BREWERY,  JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.  Corner Standard Ave. and Banner St. Phoenix  ��� ���������o���� �����'��������� *������������������ ������������<��������� ������isiiit����eoi����ilso��*Ms��a  o  e  '1 he hest estahlished and re-mlated hostelry in the Boundary.    We are centrally located in our new stables with  a complete outfit of Saddle and  Driving Horses., The  .  best of rigs.      Parties  driven  to any Boundary   point.   ...  Clear Smelter Lake Ice Delivered on Wednesday-and Saturdays.  Mclntyre & flcDoriald, Props.  Old (rnnuidea  addition  B. KERR,  Rarrister and Solicitor,  notary public,  PHOENIX, B.C.  KingEdward Lodge, No.36  A. F. and A. M.  KtKiil-tr communication 8 p. 111. See  ond ThurHdnyorench month.  Kmrrijt-nt meetings ascalled; Maanulc  Hall. Morrison-Anderson Illock.  I**.. W.RUMnKRl'HK,  SeiTelnrv,  VV.U.FiUSHK,  W.M.  Phoenix Federal Labor Union   No. 155.-������  Meets Thursdays at 8 p.���in. at Min-  ���������- ers' Union Hall. ;���  ,N. LKMIKUX.l'ies,      J. RIOKIIAN, Sec'y.  PHOENIX ALKIh  NO. IS8.  Meetiiiiia uu I'rldiiy  ��l �� 3"P .m.. Jliliei..  uni-ii liuii.  VIslthiK   brelhrru  ordliilly iuviled,  l'l.HMINO. B.cv  THOS  I,VON   , i-ic,  GEOKGE GIBSON  SHAVINt; PARLORS  ;S        and BATHROOM.  Fboenix, B. C.  GtnveH-William* Hlock.cor.  Klrataud Old IrunsidesAve  APPLICATION  FOR   TRANSFER  LICENSE.  OF    LIQUOR  Notice io herein/given ||,ttt, I wj|| luli^  ap|)lii-Bti(in lo the Bmrd of Liienne  CniiiiuiHKioneit-of lliu Citv'nf I'lini-nix,  at tbeir next iiiei-tiiijf, for' the liaiiclVr  ofthe Liquor Licenne now held W n.u  for the ���'Summit" hotel, i-itiiHte oii'.lnt  10, lilix-k 15, Old IrniiHiden Suli-divicion  of Phoenix, B. C, lo James MiiimIiiiII  anil K. F*. Shea.  Dated  tliiu 10th dav of .Inlv, A.   I).  i��03. " ��� :  T. H. niCHARDS.  APPLICATION  FOR   TRANSFER  LICENSE.  OF    LIQUOR  Notice in hereby given Ihat. we will  make application loilie lfciard of LiceiUe  ComiiiiHsicinery of llio �� ity of I'huenix  at their next iin-ctini: for a transfer (if  the Liquor l.icen>n now held hy us for  the '"Hellevne" hotel, Hilnaleoii lot IS,  block 18, Old IroiiHide Sub-diviHioii of  l'hoenix, 15. C , lo Alexander (Sriegg  and Hugh McDonald.  ,. DaUd this 17th dav of July, A. I>.,  1903. y      ���       ���'���"  E. P. SHKA.  JAMKS MARSHALL.  ^OREGON  and union Pacific  ONLY LINE EAST   VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  ���Two."Trains' Daily.-''  SteauinhiplirketB to Europe and other  loreign coiittrieH.  LchvcS  Daily  Spoknne Time Schedule.  Hffective Dec. ii 1902 ���  Arrives  Dally  7.45a.m. KAST MAIL���T�� nud from  Coeur d'Altne district, Karm-  iiiEtoii Garfield 1 olfnx, Pull-  innii, ���Mokcow, *Poineray''  WaitshiiiK, Dnyton, W a 11 a  Wnlla, Pendleton, Baker City.. *  and nil poiuiH Kust 6.as n. m.  4:15 p. in. KXPRHSS-Kor Fnriniiiftton  GnrScld, Colfax,   Pullman,  ., .   Mpscotv.l.ewistoii,Portland  ' San Francnicdr'HaUer Oity     ,  ��� andall points HASf;       p.  KXI'RKSS-frontal -points  East, MaVei'dR    - "  Cisco, "  field and Rfkrmiggton*.'.'.-.'.*:.: 9.30 a. m.  ���Mxcept Sunday.     '���...-"���St ���"..... 4\. ���  I .  SHORT LINE TO CAWFOJtNIA,  .San KranciBco-Portland Rome,'  Steamers sal! from Ainsworth dock, Portland,  nt 8 p. in. and from Spear Street wharf, SauKran*  Cisco, at 10 n. in. every five days. J  Tickets 011 sate at all S. P. & N. Stations.  For further Itiformatlon as to rates, tune of  trains, equipment, etc.. address.  'GKO. J. MOHLKR.General Agent,  Riverside Ave.. Spokane. Wash  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  k'apital AiillinrizL'd,  apilal Paid up,   -  Reserve I-nnd, -   -  ���'3.(100.000 00  2,310.075.00  1,318,442 50  ����999cieei>ee**iea��w��e*e9*a�� ��iies����s(i*t��4��(����-itcv��*������o  =:.THiB:SGSSIO.l.lH-B  iliroagh Salt Lake City, Leadvillte; P��eb!p, Colorado Springs and Denver, and  the famous Rocky Mounttain S(jeiiery by Dayliuht to all points East.  MODERN   EQUIPMENT, THROUGH  PULLMAN  AND TOURIST  SLEEPING   CARS   AND    S0PERB    DINlr-TC.    CAR  SERVICE.  STOPOVERS AaOWED.  For rates, folders and other !     W. C. McBRIDE, Geh.-Ageht,  information, address, ���������.yt'a'4 -Third-St-jrPortli^nd, Ore.  1IKAU OKKIfM, SIIKDHOOKK, (JUK.  .William Fajuvki.i., President.  Jamkh MacKinnon, Gen. Manager.  IS. F. Mokkv, liiHpeeior..  REMirrANCES  May he made to all parU of  America,  Enulaiid',   Ireland,  Scotland,  Europe and Apia  ��� By means of t|-e drafts  JP8|]-*(J  |iy t|ii|*  Bank directly on agentB ip tliosi-'c-iiiii;  tries.  Cheapest, Safest ami  Most Convenient  way of sending money,  At Points in Europe  Where there are no banking facilities we  ran niiike ri-inittamvH direct. 1.0 navee  fur   which   we have  Hpecial  Hiiai'j!!'-  nMntt*.   Tit.-.NisKKit ok  Funds by wire  nr^-able n ade when dc-dred.  Si'kci.vi. A- kntppi in China and Japan.  The Flong K"ni�� and Shnnghai Biiiikinir  Corporation.  Cheques'will'rlsrt- be furnislu-d at short  notice on any part of the world where  banking facilities are available! " '' '*���'   v�� il.. I ���!��������,  SAyiNfis pR^j-pff pupAi-TM-it-f:.  t  Deposits received from One Dollar nnd  upwards.   Interest allowed from date of  deposit and compounded annually.  Genkbal Ban-cinq and Loan Businksb.  Collections made promptly. Letters  of credit issued.       .      ���  Your business is solicited and' will  alwavs receive careful and courteous attention.  N. H. SLACK, Aoting Maniger,  ..   Phoenix! Branch mm  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  STRENGTH �� AND - SIMPLICITY  Are-two of the good points of the  OLIVER  TYPEWRITER  Made in Canada..  A Standard Visible Writer.  The Maximum of work with  the "minimum of time aud labor.  Write for Catalogue.  THE LINOTVPE COMPANY; MONTREAL, QUE.  Lion Bottling works  ��� JAS    McCREATH, Prop ,  fOBBERS IN WINES, BEER AND CIGARS  Sole Agents for Kelehsquelleu Sellers' Blue Label Brand the most ,  healthful and refreshing of Mineral Waters.  Vh'ohe Orders Solicited. GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B. C  r+++++++H>+H+++W+++*+*4++'  "Strongest in theworld."  Asshts  t359 395i538-0��-  SiJRi'l-US  $75,752,997-0��  H.ALLENBERG, Manager,  605-606 607 Empire State Building  SPOKANE, WASH.  L. W. MAJOR, Asst. Manager,' Rcssland, B. C.  ml  * '��� ' '���"' '������ PHOENIX  MARKET.  j P. Burns & Co.  HKAU OFFICE KOR HOUNDARY CRKEK, GREENWOOD, I).  HEAOQUAR1ERS, NELSON, U. C.  .������.'���'. JiioWeandDetail : licit Wants.:  0  0  0  f  0  0  0  0  0  ' 0.  0  0  0  ��  0  0  0  0  Foot Comfort  Short talks by the Slater Shoe ad man, No. 3.  BUSY CAMP,  Markets *t Nfilsor,, JvAslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Vrnjr. Salino, Kossland, Trail, Cascade,  Urand.*Fork��, Greenwood,1 Midway, Niagara and Phoenix.  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All ort_r�� receive prompt ftttintion,  PALACE EXCHANGE  m   MNE.  Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  Leave l'hoenix at W a. m-        Leave Greenwood at 3 p. &.  -:   .,:  ,;.,.:>...,.i.'.'   Tlmwdays a>id Saturdays.  FOUR-FOOT WOOD  FOR SALE.  ^^ A. S. 4 PAW, Proprietor,  inltrulloMl Coal Company Is Movlnf Right  Ahead.     ��  At the Internntional Coal Company's property a force of surveyors is  at work laying out a townsite,  which is to be known as Coleman. A  force of miners Is pushing underground  development work on tfieVariouf. seams  as rapidly as possible and more miners  are being added just as .fast as room  for them caii be made in the workings.  The coke ovens that were built for experimental purposes are kept going  and a first-class quality of coke is being turned out.  Material for an additional hundred  ovens has been ordered, and as soon  as it arrives, will be the means of giving1eiflplpyment to a large number of  men, as it is the intention of this company to rush the. building of these  ovens to completion this fall if possible. Just as soon as the townsite  is thrown on the market it will mean  that a number of buildings will be begun, which, with the coke ovens, tipples, washer and other outside im-  proyemerits, will make the camp a  busy fine ti)!�� Wln^ep:.��� 91ftif".wre  Times.  Entitled lo Much Credit.  Mr. Plewman is himself one ofthe  largest shareholders, if not the largest  shareholder in tbi Winnipeg, which  niUurully accounts 'for the zeal he lias  shown in the matter. Nevertheless,  he is undoubtedly! entitled to much  credit for preserverance and untiring  energy, and it is therefore shareholders  may well afford to: demonstrate their  appreciation of his Efforts by subscribing the relatively small sum required  to give the undertaking another chance  I  at what would appear to be a particularly opportune moment. ��� Victoria  Colonist. j  For years the "Slater Shoe" has been advertised as the shoe of comfort���of foot ease.  Thousands of pairs of **Slater Shoes" have  been bought because of this claim.  Now imagine a man or woman buying a  second pair of "Slater Shoes" after a course in  foot agony in a pair of ill-fitting "Slaters."  If the "Slater Shoe" had not proven to  wearers its claims to comfort how long could  it have remained on' the market, no matter how  loudly or skillfully it might have been advertised?  How long could the makers have continued  to expend large sums in advertising had the  "Slater Shoe" fallen short in any of its advertised  claims to comfort, wear and appearance ?  The Slater Shoe  JIAS OPENED  Carriage and Wagon Shop  IN CONNECTION WITH THE .JJMCKSMITH'SHOP,  Contracting and Building,  Jobbing Promptly Attended to,  Full Line of Hard Woods.  ....Shop on Dominion Avenue.  APPLICATION  FOR  TRANSFER  LICENSE.  OF   LIQUOR  will  Nolii-"** i" h-'r.-tiv (riven  that we  iitidii'lo tl.elioardof l.iCfiiH.  ot theCilv" of l'hoenix.  \l ]A]'i h.��M. h��H��w "P>  mnkij ai-ijlj  J%hmVJii'nei'i'  til** l<1  Mini*-'lleiif*' l"4��--irHi'llfe,."P.-ot '1;  block j. i| -t Imiisi-fes Biib-fliriaiun ��  Plioenii*. n. 0..to .loll" Hartman and  Autfiiat J. I'iluur. _     ' .  Data) thin *j5tli day ot Julv. 10O.i  AJ,EX-tiRKIGH,  11. McDonald.  Feel flood.  ,: They Make You  Tlie i-lu.iH.mt |lurtJ��CivtV t*ffe��-t i-wri-  e-iru.1 by ; M|l wl.ou^CUnjibfrwiji  Stomach iiu.1 Liver r��bl��*w; ��***4 the  lie��lthv c-onAilion of rtie Ui.ty and wind  whl��h t.iev ci-He umkHS ��>>'�� '���*' J*>yi��i.  K<r m_> by all dracfi-tU.  ���-Agent for   faist'Xnd  CALGARY  GREENWOOD  R. GREIGER,  Manager* ��CM*  The Proper Treatment tor ��� Spnloed Ankle.  Aa a rule a man will (eel well satisfied  if he can hobble around on crutches two  or three wijeks after spraining his ankle,  aii.t it is usually two or three months be-  \\)\: he has'fully recovered: This anun-  imrssary loss'of time', for ip many casec  ii':which GI)a|i!ber)iiiiifB pam Balm haB  ||.'p|i -)rp||*ptl)'P'l (rPMly applied, ^toiii-  Uli-ie cure has been effvptpq in less than  on<* week's time, and in some '���n.ees*  within three days*, For sa|e by all druggists.  S�� Quick.  Not a, minute shoqld be lost after a  child eb<>"'8 symptoms of cholera infantum.   T|je first iiniiuual looseness of the  bowels should bo sufficient warniiip,   If  immediate  nnd   proper   treatment   i*  niveii, Hurious   consequences   will   lie  aver'ed.   Cliftinherliiin-H UeJic, Cll-.lera  mid binrrli..eaR��ui'dy is the a.ole reliance of thonsamlR of mother-) and by ile  aid thev have often saved their children's  lives.   Every household should have  bottle at hand.   Get it today.   It m  save a life.   Sold by all druggists.  Cheap Rales I* Spokane.  It  is  rjpw  but a short time before  the opening tjft>' 9f rhe.'SpfikRtie Interstate Fair, held this year frqrp October  5 to 13.H. G. Stimmel, sepretary and  manaj-er, informs us that the arrangements for the fair are in good shape  and there 1 is every reason to believe  there will be 3 better gj-ppsitiop, this  year than-ever b,efgi*e. There will be  more exhibits and finer ones, better  racing, more entertainment and more  shows to see and more amusements tp  join in In flpokiuie this year than ever-  in the past, Opening day there will  be a big parade, headed by a military  band of 3 s pieces.  The railroads have given a rute of a  fare and one-third fr<Sm all points within 150 miles of Spokane, and the  Spokane Falls & Northern has done  even better than this and made a rate  of a fare and one-fifth.  Latest Mining  Stock Ouolsliong,  American Boy i  5  H-*u Hur .....i ������.��� Sk  CannUlHii ti(j"ii 'P\elds..'..'.'.'......'..'.'.'.'.' 5  Carilipp, Ca||ip I>IcIC (ci'^div.)  11  Center Star...  54  Denoro Mines.. .'.  15  Kairvici/ '.,.. .'.'  5  Kisher Maiden ��� ��� 3^  Giant :;...���...... ..���. 3  Granby Consolidated- .* .*. $4 50  International Coal  52  Loiiet'ine .��� 4  Morning Glory  ,  2  Mountain I.ioii  24  North Star, (E.K.)  11W  Payne ;  iijjl  Q"--P ��� ....J....'.............'. 57 *  Rambler-Cariboo  .....V.  3.  Republic ...:....:'..'........',���.,'."���'���'..,.'..,.. j  san I'oir,,',',,',;;..,..'.'.'.':..:.'.'.'.'...:::::..'.'.'... $u  Sulllrnii ".'..'...'.'.'..'.'.'.'.'..���.".'.'.'...'.'.:.'.���..;.... i,*/i  Tom *fhii(i''b" .'. ....;......���...., 4*^  War hagle Consolidated '  13  Waterloo (Ass. Paid) ....ii  1  White Bear...... :....,'...,....... \y.  Goodyear welted.   Made in Canada 40 years.  For men $4.00 and $5.50.  For women $3.50 and $5.00.  MaaaaaaaaUaaaaaaWm  SOLE AGENTS.  Hunter-Kendrick Co.  PHOENIX, B.C.  ������4-f-f ��������������������  r  AlMRT GROULX,  Pfictlcjl Horaoshotiin-;, Blaoksmlthing,  Dominion Avk., Piioexi.v, B.C.  Pbe?W Shoe Sfeop.  All Work Guaranteed.  Imported Goods.  FINE HOOTS ANDSHOKS  MADE  TO  ORDER.  ...       PRACTICAL   MINERS'  AND   PROSPECTORS'SHOES   A SPECIALTY'.  We do the kind you want,  but which  you rarely see ���  the kind that is Neat, Clean,  Original and Effective.  This  the only completely  - equipped Printing establishment in the Boundary occupying its own building.  Can we print for you ?  P.JgNE.F^ P,U^LI��HINg ��0,.,  PHtl^.St R-, 6-,       ,:  When voudo not relish yon food and  feel dqlfaud stupid, after eating, all jpu |  need is'a dqsgof Oliauih/jrlauilsStomach  and j/ver Tahlfita; T|jey wih make yog I  f��el like a* new ipan, and giye you an  apoetite li|te a bear.   For sale by al| j  druggists.  J. D. 1  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Offige  ***       PHOENIX, B. G.  SPOKANE, .-. OCT. 5 TO 13  ���f���>^*M��>m���aaw���_���������__���������������_���____���_���__������������_���������__������  TENTH 'ANNUAL  INTERSTATE FAIR  MORE THAN .$30,000 IN PREMIUMS  GREATEST ATTRAbTIONS AND BIGGEST  -   AMUSEMENT FEATURES EVER SECURED  Agricultural Exhibits Stock Show -Fruit Fair Mining'Depart-  ment Fine Arts,Display EIGHT DA7S RACING  Over 360 horses entered Big event each day $10,000 in  purses Down 'I'own Street Carnival Every Night Vaudeville Specialties and High Class Circus Features  special low  Rates on All Railroads  Concession Privileges lor Sale. Write for Premium List.  H. G.-STIMMEt,, Secretary and Manager.  TO ALL POINTS  DK  LOTBINIEKK,  Lieutenaiit-Goveriioi. ���  PROVINCE  CANADA.  OF   BRITISH  BIA.  COLUM-  Shop  on  Dominion Avenue.  J)v��enterv causes the death of more  people than iina.Il pox and'ye|lbw fever  oomblhod. In aiiv army it is dreaded  rnoro than a battle. It i-eoniroa prompt  and effective treatment. ChaWbeirla-in's  Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Beniedy  has been-used in nine epidemic", of dysentery in tlie United Statea with perfect  succcKB, and has cured Ihe most malignant caaeB, both 6( children and adulte,  arid undei the most trying;, conditions.  Every hoiiaehold should have; * bottle  at hand Get It today. It may 8��Ve*s  life*, * For sale by all dMaijlsto.  Offer to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  Phoenix Pioneer an^ 'Joj.qn^Q  G-lo^ (4^y) ^qfe for Qfl@  .P^      ,:;::;^.^..^-.---=��--."  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One  year ���-���������-  ��� Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  ___���_,   /Including Handsome PortraitN  yea*    VofKIng Edward, 17x2s indies.^---- - -   Phoenix Pioneer and 1-Iew ^oj;k  ^or^,  T^^c4:H,\k^H..bp,ib  ^oe^ix B^eer- a&r\ ^fqntr-eal  PsvtflY H?r^y mi Weekly Star,  febthone year.,.,.���������������,,���.���.   Subscriptions received to all Magazines and Periodicals at publishers lowest rates.  I ��� L  Send all subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX* PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B.C.  KDWARD Vir., by the Grace of God. of th  .Uuiteci Kingdom of Great Uritaiti and Ire  land and ofthe iJrttish Dominions, beyoiii  the Seas, King, Defender of the fajtl^ elr,  etc., etc..  To all to,whom these prestents.sb,aUQome���.GreM  ing. *  A. H..McPJjillijps., A^v^ey-Geuera,!  WrHEK^s'wi-e i,inve t^ouglit ftt to, cancel the  ' * prp4tauiatioii'bear Mil*' date ofthe l6jh day  or June, igo^i'convoking the Legislative As'sem*  bly of the'Vrovivce of, Hrit,i��h 'Cojnin.bia"for the  dispatch of business on *J,*-l\iirsday \he H\e ?isl  clay of January, one thlons,and'n1iuc l^tvitlred and  four, and in lieu t.hereoff' to iss^e tl\is our pro-,  claination.  Now knoiv ye, thai tjbr divers causes and considerations, fttiifl taking into cpnsj.deratiou khe  ease.and, couveJitent^e of Oii,r l.oviiijf su,bjeots.. W>  have tli^oUight fit, by aud \yitb, the advice of Oui  Hxeculive Council   o( tl\e i*rovint?e of British  Columbia, to. hereby cbuvo^e.^an^ by these pres��  ents, enjoit^ vb't. aud ea<jh of you, that on Thurs-  ady.t^ic tuentY-sixt\\day of November, one thousand nine, hundred, a,nd tl^ree, yon \\\evt Us in Qui  said   t,eKvdaU��*c^ or  Parliament   of   the said  Province ^tCVir'Cit.y of Victoria, for the dispaieh  pf busiuess, to trea,t, do,. ^ Ht;^ conclude, upon  iliose tlu'ngs whtch. iu  Qur ^eKlslnlure of the  Province of HrUi^U Cohiwbta, by the common  council of Qu,r HiVHt. l*rovincc may. hy tlie favour  of God be ovslanied.  I?i   Tksimmonv   Whkrkof, \\"e have  caused  these Our Letters to be made'Patcnt and th-r  Great Seal of Our said Province to be hereunto affixed:  Witnkss, the  Honourable Sir Hexki, QV~$  TAVK  JOI.Y   DF   LotlUNIKRB,    K.   Q.   M.   0..  Lieutettnnt-Govenor of Onrsf.id Province ol  Hritish Columbia, at Our Qo\Tiiunjen^ House  iu Our City of Victori^.'fn Onr saidPr.ovijicc.  this fifth day ot September, ui, the yc.>[  of Our Lord one tliottfsaiid n,ine r^iuid^ed ��^u,d  three, aud in. Vtic third year of, O-iur Hefe-v,.  Uy Coniinaud,  K. \\ ��KHHN,  Firoviucial Secretary  East and West  VIA  Great  Northern  C0NSEBWIVE PtATFORi  (Adopted at Revelstoke, Sept; 13th, 190?.). ;  1. That this convention reafiBr_8 the  policy of the party in matters of provincial roads and trails; tlie ownership and  control of railways and the development  of tbe agricultural resources of the province as laid down in the platform adopted in October, 1899, which is as follows:  . "To actively aid in the construction of  trails throughout the undeveloped,' portions of the province and the building of  provincial trunk roads of ��� public fleces-  8ltV.  r,To adopt tlie' principles of government ownership of railways in so far as  the circumstances of the province, will  admit, and the adoption of the principle  that no bonus should be granted to any  railway company which does not'give  the government of the province control  of rates over lines bonused, together  with the option of purchase.  "To actively assist by state aid in the  development of the agricultural resouces  of the province.  2. That in the meantime and untjl  the railway policy above set forth can  be accoinpjfished, a. genera! railway act  be passed, giving freedom to construct  railways under certain approved regulations, analogous to the system that Jias  resulted in such extensive railway construction in the United States, with so  much advantage to trade and commerce.  3. That to encourage the mining industry, the taxation of metalliferous  mines should be on. the basis of a percentage on the net profits. f  4. That the government ownership  of telephone systems should,be brought  about as a first step in the acquisition  of public utilities. .--..,. ,-,  5. That a portion of every coal area  hereafter to ba disposed of should be reserved from sale or lease, so that state-  owned mines may be easily acceeHible, if  their operation becomes necessary or advisable.  6. That in pulp land leases provision  rhould be made for reforesting and that  fcteps should be taken for the general  -.[reservation of forests by guarding  against the wasteful destruction of tim-  iier. ; ._.'... .  7. Tliat the legislature and.govej-n-  inent of the province should persevere  in tlie effort to secure the exclusion ��� of  .Asiatic labor. ;        -  8. That the matter of better terms in  the way of subsidy and appropriations  for the province should be vigorously  pressed upon the Dominion government. ,  9. That the silver-lead industries-pf  the province be fostered and encouraged  by the imposition of increased custgms;  duties on lead and lead products imported into Canada, and that the Conservative members of the Dominion Housejpe  urged tb support any measure introUucjed  for such a purpose. ;-.'.,        /.-...     .^ ,  10. That as industrial disputes almost  invariably result in great loss and injury  both to the parties, directly concerned  and to the public, legislation shbuld$fe  passed to provide means for an amicable '  adjustment of such disputes .between  employers and employees. K  11. p'That it is advisable to foster the  manufacture-of the raw^^ products of tlie  province' within the province as farfe  practicable bv means of taxation,on j^jfe  ducts, subject to rebate ipf  said raw pro.  the same in whole or part when  factiired iu British Columbia.  ,np-  MINERAL ACT.  ���   SHORT LINE  St. Paul, Duluth, Minneapolis, Chicago,  AND ALL POINTS EAST.  Seattle, Victoria, Tacoma and Portland,  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST  POINTS.  Through Palace and Tourist Sleepers.  Dining and Buffet Smoking Library.  Fast Trains at Coaveoieut Haws /Y  Bet. Spokaue wi Pifget Sound ��  For rales and folders and full information rpgardjng trips call on or address  any agent) V. V. v<i K.or S. F. & N. Rvs.  A.B'.C.Ii>SNSlstos,       II. Bkandt,  G.W.P.A., C. P AT. A.,  Se*ttle. Wash. Spokane. Wn  I  .AMATION.  [r..s.] hi-;n'ki o. joi.y be i.otiiixihiii;,  I.k,illcnill]it-'rU).F,^i;l.;oi  CAN'AIIA.      ���  PROV1NC1-: OF 1-lK^TJs.U (.Xii.UMlllA. ,  KDWAKI1 VII., bv t^e firai-e, of Gtxl, of the !  United K.tifcl'*H\t or (ll'eat Mritnin nml Ire-I  Iniul ami ofllie llritisti Dotniiiious beyond [  the Seas, King, l*efemler of tlie l'aith.'etc . ;  eto., ttc. , j  To Onr fuitbfnl  the  Members elected  to. ser\e i  in the Legislative Assembly ol" Onr  VriffSfux   llftSeci  jj Kedttced Summer Excursion Rates.  j    The Denver & Rio Grande,   popu-  parly known as the "Scenic Line of  the World," has announced greatly reduced round-trip ' rates, froiw Pacific  Coast points for IV. benefit of teachers  wno will speacl th,ei,r v.ication in the  east, aftd, delegates to all the prominent  conventions���N. E. A., at Boston; A.  ?0, U. W., at St. Paul; U. P. O. K���  at Baltimore; Woodmen of America,  at Indianapolis; Eagles at New York;  Mystic Shriner, at Saratoga Springs;  K. ot" P, at Louisville, and T. P. A.,  at ln,dia,napoils,  Pickets at the reduced rales will be  upon   one  fare for the   round  of Hritish Columbia, at 'pur Ciiy ot V-ielona��� . ... .  .i���:..-.       '��� '     ���*   '    * ' inn. but will be sold   only  Greeting  - .\ PR(i))(;'l,A.VU'l-10,Nt..  \. IC. McP^ilUps^ AI,toriiey-<*..eneial.  WUWHK-A^f we lyive thou^ln fit to o-iiit-el thr I  *'     jiroclppinnit'oii'lieariiig liate thr l&th iiay of I  June  1903 tlirectint; the is^iie of write catliui,  a '  new I.eRislativt AsseiuUly which writs wer.   ili.  reeled to bear ilnle the ititli day of July, nml  in  lieu thereof to Wsue t���is our   l'roela<iou whereby  We  do  make 'known    our    Koyal   will   and  utenaure   to call   a new  Legislative Asseuit)ly  of   Our   said    Province;   ami    do    further   declare that bv tlie advice of 0'ir K-cecutive Conn  cil of Hritish Columbia. We ha.-e this day Riven  orders for issuing Our writs in ilue form, for cat;  iilR a new Legislative Assetnhlv uf O'.r s.aiii Hro\  ince, which writ.- are to buirtlnti-ofth: fifCl day  ��� f September. A. I>  190.   aud  ,if he   returnable  on or before the second day of November, out-  thoiisani' nine hundred and three.  Iu testimony whereof. We have ca.is.ed these  Our lcltt-rsto be made patent, ami tDe Great Seal  ofthe said I'rovinc lio l.c hereunto aflixed.  Witness, the Uouvuirnble Sir Henri Oustave  Jcly de t.otbllliere, K O. M. (".., I.ieulcnaut-Oov-  enor i>| <*inr ��rtid l-rovincc of Hritish Columbia,  Vll'Oiir City of Victoria, in Our said Province, this  fifth day of September, in the vear of Our Lord  one thousand nine hundred and three, and iutl\c  third year of Our reign,   lly command.,,-,  R. F. GKKKK,  1'roviucial Sectetary.  trip, out win ue sola   only on   certain  i days.    These tickets will  carry  stop-  jover privileges on the soing trip, giving  passengers an opportunity to visit Salt  Lake   City, Glenwood Springs, Colorado Springs and Denver; and will be  sjood to return any time within ninety  days.     Passengers going yia the  Denver & Rio Grande are given the privilege of retiirninj!*Yia a different route.  For a i;:i,te to the point you wish to  go, a,nd  for   dates of sale and   othei  .'particulars, as well as  for  illustrated  pamphlets, write  W. C. McHRIUE, Gen. Agt.,  1*4 Third St., Portland.Or.  Cotton rags wanted at tbe Pioneer  office. Highest price paid. Briqg  'em.along and^jjet you,r money,..  Certificate of Impsovkments.  Notice. ,  "Gipsy" Mineral Claim, situate in the Gmnr-  wbod Mining Divisiou of Yale District. [���  Where,located; in Greenwood Camp.   , ,  TAKE NOTICE that I. Isaac H. Hallett, )a��  as; exit for John Mulligan, Free Miner's Certificate  No. B80173, intend, sixty days from date hereof.'  to apply to the Mining Recorder for a certificate-  of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining;  ,a Crown grant of the above claim.    ,      ,, j     .  And further take* notice that'action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 13th day of July. A. D. 1903.  I. II. HAHETT.,  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate of Improve'msnU.  Notice.  Denver Mineral Claim situate in the- Greenwtjodl  Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located, in Greenwood camp.  fake notice that I, Albert E. Ashcroft. F. M.  C. No. B553;g, acting as agent for A. A. Mcintosh.  Free Miner's Certificate No. Bjsai?, and. W;' H.  Spence, Free Miner's Certificate No'80267. intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate ofltnprove-  tnents, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of theabove claim.  Audlurther take notice that action, under section 37,miist be commenced before the issuance of  such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated thw 3rd dav of AuguK, 1903.  ALBERT E. ASHCROFT, P. L. S.  Ph.  oenix  Phoenix Street.   'Phone 53. ;  We make good bread,     Try it.  .... C. VV. GREER. Proprietpr  Grah-d Porks^   Phoenix  and Greenwood  LINE..  :       Proprietor.  Hegtuiaiur June 1st, leave (Greenwood at 6n._t-  mul _*Uoeuixat7:3oa,m ; arrive at Grand Forks;  10:30 a. iu..leave Grand Korks^^s p. tiK.arrivitig-  at rhoeuix 7 p. 111., nnd (.irecnwucil at 8. p.m..  ConucctHboth ways witli Great Northern trains-  HHrc���Graiul Forks to Phoenix, $a ;>o; Phoen,ix:  10 Gfe-ttiwood.^oc; Greenwood to l'hoenix, Jl oo-  Oreewood to Gland Forks, $3. Office In Greenwood, Gt Northern TelegrHph office. In Phoenix, McRae Hros. &. Smith. Iu Grand Fork*,.  Gt. Norther offices. For express rates, inquire  et uitiier office.  STAGE  . F. KOYER,      :       :  Special RsaDd Trip Rales.  Uetween June 41I1 and August 26th  the Illinois Central will sell round tiip>  tickets from Oregon and Washingtorn  jioints to Chicago, Cairo, Memphis;  and New Orleans at greatly reducedl  rates.  Tickets good for three months. Got  :ng limit ten days. Returning linn-  ten days after starting west. Stopoven*  privileges either way, west of ibe Missouri river.  Sale dates are arranged to be convenient lor delegates to conventions of  National 'Educational Association, an  Kost6n; Elks, at Haftimore; Woodmen^,  at Indianapolt6j Eagles, at New York*;  Shriners.at Saratoga; Knights of l*ythia*  at Louisjtillle- and Commercial Travef-  ers at Irtdinnapolis.  You; can. take your choke of sixteeru  different routes. Write _., We wilU  cheerfully give you a��y detailed infoi*-  !mation you wants  B.. H..Tkumbull,.  1.42 Third St.,.  Portland, Ota;.  Can you. make a better present re**  lour eastern friends than a subscription.  o the Phoenix. Pioneec for a yem ?  ll^sSi  y''&  B s  W'&m  spill  &��-.  :'^0}yy  ��� iiS;'Wi?h>J Ir.i'i'p  ���. ��� :���>/? ,y$i&i:.-y:/y;\  r nmmA  y-.m-u&$&!t\-:f*;.  ������'' ��'*n;'ifp(Sfv''';''8ri  ������v 4.|;"��^;:',4'J  '���'���-'���'vi';'r^life;^  '���: #;lil;tll  .'���  pfpii'^SS^'pfisI  y-$i0j0.'yy  h?i'- '&-^?^':''*':;  '^'SpKaS:/'  ''fI^SS^iIi  ��� -"fyy'/iiX'^'  .v!..*^r'.';'':;>:fK'p.:l  '?'%.f*��;p':  i^y ^'viiy-   r<  ���.-..-.- '11 '���I.-.  u.^ i .j ^.fj,fyr*,^w,zf7T?yr7.r'-*"��'. ,V"  ~znr-r  \���,\rr?7.\-^s.~Tn^-"z:*Ffr,rr'.''T'  ��� \     -.  j.*i'����    "j.     r   -     -���f-.1   1.   .     -    . T  i-*":-it**TTi"  :-, r.  ��� >'.,v-"-��:  t*.-- THE PHOENIX PIONEER  M  ff1  In  ii  *P  i  li  ;?  U  IS  ���!S  I  i  i  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  '��  MATTERS OF GENERAL INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS  Notice to Contractors.  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  Granby Exchange, house furnishings.  Dr. Mathison will be in his office,  Bank Block, Oct. 10 to 14.  Joseph H.-Graham went out Thursday on a trip to  Edmonton, Alberta.  Smith Curtis was in the city last  Monday.    He is out of politics this  year.  H. N. Galer and A. C. Flumerfelt,  of the Granby Co., spent last Sunday  in the city.  Lawyer Brown,'the Liberal candidate in Greenwood riding, was on  a still hunt here early this week.  A number of Grand Forks business  men are planning to open in business  at the new town of Coleman. Alberta.  Last Sunday evening E. T. Kinysley  expounded the tenets of Socialism to a  good sized audience at Miners' Union  hall.    *  Arthur Marr has resigned as master  mechanic at the Mother Lode mine,  and is now visiting his family at  Trail.    *  A. J. McMillan and George S.  Waterlow, of, the Snowshoe, are expected to arrive in the district probably  next'week.  Rev.  Mr.   McKee,  of Inglewood,  , Ontario, is expected  to take charge of  the Presbyterian church in Greenwood  on October 4th.  The city is building a new sidewalk  on Second street, from Old Ironsides  avenue to Victoria avenue, the lumber  being already on the ground.  The birds will suffer on the West  Fork.as A.S.Williamson, Mr. Holtzand  Sandy Grant went up that way this  week for a few days hunting.  Mrs. J. Sproat i.s opening a fine  stock of fall milinery in the Biner  ��� .block, which  she will  be pleased to  show to' the ladies of Phoenix.  Dr. Boyle, a brother of J. B. Boyle,  the druggist, whose home is in Toronto,  has been visiting in Phoenix this week.  It is his first trip to this province.  Supt. Wm. Yolen Williams, of the  Granby mines, returned Tuesday from  a short vacation, spent at Harrison Hot  Springs for the benefit of his health.  W. S. Doyle, proprietor of Black's  hotel, had the misfortune to have v his  left hand badly hurt this week with  a croscut saw, requiring the attention  of a surgeon.  ��� Mark F. Madden, of Chicago, who  showed his faith in the Boundary  country by investing in the. Providence  and Gold Finch mines, has been spending a time in this section.  George, S. McKenzie, formerly a  resident here, but for some time located at Vernon, recently became the  happy father of a boy, Mrs. McKenzie being now in the east.  ��� Norman S. Slack, acting manager of  the Eastern Townships bank, left Tuesday for a two weeks' vacation at the  coast. George Ewing is occupying  his place during his absence.  The Grand Forks News-Gazette is  authority for the statement that John  A. Manley has arranged for the erection "of another smelter in that  city  Dr. Simmons, dentist, postoffice blk.  Hens for sale.    Apply  to Mrs. W.  B. Willcox.  J, E. Mills returned yesterday from  a two weeks visit to Rossland.  This week the Grand Forks Evening Sun was considerably enlarged.  R. B. Kerr spoke for the Socialists  at a Liberal meeting held in Greenwood Thursday evening.  Rev. E. C. W. MacColl will preach  at the Presbyterian church tomorrow,  both morning and evening.  At a meeting of the Hospital  Ladies' Aid Society, held this week,  it was decided to give an old folks'  concert on the evening of November  12th, to be followed by a dance, in aid  of the Phoenix General Hospital.  E. F. Slack, a brother of N. H.  Slack, was with the British commercial  party that saw the mines of Phoenix  this week. Mr. Slack is city editor of  the Montreal Gazette, and is the only  press representative with the tourists.  On Sunday, Sept. 27th, the second  annual" harvest home will be held at  the Methodist church, Hardy-McKen-  zie hall, both morning and evening.  The hall will be suitably decorated,  and the Rev. James Turner, of Kamloops, president of the conlerence,  will be present to make addresses. On  the following Wednesday evening an  entertainment will be held, and Mr.  Turner will give his experiences in  early days in this province, when he  went on foot from Calgary to the coast.  Tenders will lie received by the undersigned  until Sept. z8th, 1903, for the following:  (a) For the building of a brick sub-station at  (.reennood binelter  (b) For the clearing of right of way for pole  line from Phoenix to Orcenwood. (  (c) For the supply and delivery at the stake or  hole on pole line right of way of about 375 to 300  cedar  poles 9 Inch top 32  feet long  or over.  Separate tenders required in each case,   r*artictt- ' 9  lam of right of v. ay clearing and delivery of poles   .  may  lie obtained  from It.   Roberts    Imperial   ���  Hotel, Greenwood, i ���  Plans and specification for sub-station at 13. C   ~  Copper Co.'s office, Gieenwood, mid at Cascade.   ���  The lowest or any tend er not necessarily accepted.   ���  W. ANDKttSON,  Kngiiieer in Charge  Cascade Water, Power & Light Co., Limited.  ]\ O. Box 81, Cascade, B C.  I City ....  j Transfer, S  Dry Wood for sale.  W, HDOCKSTEADER, I  Residence and Stables at foot of  Dominion Ave., Phoenix, B C.  P.O. Box 269. ' ., 'Phone No  40.  FOR SALE.  One 1*2x16 Kami .-Dam pressor, one pair  S inch mul  one 10  im-ii twin Turliine  Water WIii-.-Ih, onir 4 foot Pel ton Water  Wheel, one "Bravo" Diaiiior*,. Drill.     ."'  Applv,  J. V. ARMSTRONG,     ...     *  itevelatoke, B. (!.  ��� ������������-r ���.*...��������������.e.������������������  fANADIAN^A  VPACIFIC KY.  excursion Sates lo  PROVINCIAL EXHIBITION  Westminster.  Hospital Donations.  SELLING DATES���Sept. 26, 27, 28.  Good to Return Until���October 5th.  Rate From Phoenix, $19.30.  Coresponding rates from all Kootenay  points. Through Coaches and Sleepers Arrowhead to Westminster.  FALL  Ladies, do you want the 'Newest  Ideas' in New York and Chicago  styles. Sorrento, Vincennes and Patterns Hals.  Call and see. It's well worth your  while.  Mrs* T. Sproat,  Biner Block.  Knob Hill Avenue.  VICTORIA EXHIBITION,  October 6-10.  On payment of exchange fare, Vancouver or Westminster to Victoria  tickets will be extended 8 days.  For complete information and.berth  reservations, apply to the local  agents, or write  ]. G. Clark, E.J. Coyle,  Agent, A. G. P. Agt.  Phoenix, B. C.   Vancouver. B.C  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.  '    _       Nelson, B.C.  Lint of Donations received since Jan.  1st, 1908, to the Phoenix General Hoa-  pital:  One Dozen Shirts ,........; Mrs. Griffin  Carpet, bed anil bluuket* for private ward,chick-  .  ens and provisions Mrs. .Mncy  A quantity of Jaiu...Mrs. Matheson, Greenwood  Hooks and Preserves ,  Mrs. KceS  A quantity of Preserves ......Mrs. hoyle  A Case of Whisky Mr. Astley  ' ash, Js A friend  Ca��h,$jo.l....: ������ ..A friend  Surgical OresKluKS.....;... \. I*. McKeucle  'tedding .....Wm  Volrn Wllllnins  llarrisitr fees Writ Cochrane  Much neuletl Swing Splint..:. Mr.Delnhay  Hooka mid Hits" Mrs. Willcox  Two Doscu Wllow Slips nml One Doreu Towels  I Mr. Macy'  Cash,$20.. A f 1 lend  Hooks Mm. Willcox  Papers and Magazines,.!.,..MC-Kne llros & Smith  Hiiilil small Wuril Tabid and Wicker Has)' Chair  '    ���    ��� A friend  Provisions..... I Mrs. Mncy  Clothing ...:.'..'. friends  Subscriptions for seven Magazines, A. I.. White,  '   j New York City  HasterTurkey.. .....'.;... ���....;..W.S Mncy  Cash, $50 Kastein,T.iwr.ships Bank. Shcrlirookc  Cash, $150.00 , Lord Stratlicoua  Cash,|5 ';. A Krii-tid  Twenty-five dollar (6 .lay) ( lock tteo. E. Dey  A quantity of Provision! W. S. Macy  A quantity or Marmalade W. L. Geriiinlue  Put Plants D Mcl'leisoii and C. Henderson  Kggs - .'.' .....A friend  Cash jioo.............i...Mr Umd Mrs.S H. C. Miner  S5I1: p boiler for Steam Heating Granny Co.  Two I 'ords of Wood....'.,. A friend  Sawing Three Cords of Wood A friend  Strawberries... :,-...A Marshull & Shea  Meots 1 Mrs W. S. Mncy  flowers. ;'....��....'��� i friends  Pot I'lniiU. !.... '. Mrs. IVtrie  Pot Plants.... Mrs. I Crawlord  Fire Pokers i Harry Wa'sh  Rain Barrel .......'..:  Central Hotel  Nelson Daily News, Messrs Fletcher  and K. Wllllnins  Box Peaches..... ....*.... X Tipping  Cups and Saucers J..... Mrs. J.Walters  ���uoda syphon .......J' Mr J   U Hoyle  Provisions...... : ' Mr. W.S. Macy  Lady's Dressing Gown, Cape and     "  Traveling Hug, Kev. K. I'. Flewelliuu  To piano fund,$i5... ' .....Mr   H.-v'e  "lower pots. Mr.. Kerr  Half dozen Tea cups and s.ucers Miss   owes  Provisions  M r Twi���  Mortar Board....: :.-.. :.... Mr. Bl i ie  Kitchen Utensils  ;._..'....Mr. I. Cantor  Fruit. _ .'..Pr ......Mrs. Mills  Vegetables...... ............. ...Mr. RumbtrKer  Flowers ..., .'.  ... Friends  Let tie Show Tou  Soiiib of tlitM-lioic-e Watches which  T. now  liavti in mock.    It   is well  j        wnrtli your while r.o t-xnmihf> them,  j       wlit-thi'i* yo'i winh to j��et one now or  iii tin-liiliiii-. ���.Wis have nooii time-  ki1. (��-is��� Kluin iniiki'���Hint, we can  '   Kell yon h* low as $8.    Not ���much ill  it. for iit*. i-nt ilialV your ailvanhiiie.  Ol' i-tui'-Hi* iw liave finerhi'iinomi-lurt*.  al*o.    Dion in and uentliem.  G.H.DEY,  The Jeweler, Knob Hill Ave.  Official   Cl'.K.. Time Inspector.  Fresh  Fall Medicines  We have a splendid fresh stock of all  of the drugs' and medicines  that are being prescribed and  used at this season of the  year. .:.The fresh is better  than the stale���and costs no  more.    RIGHT   PRICES.  B O Y LE,  The Druggist.  'Phone 16  ( Church Services   |  Tomorrow.       J  EVERY  SPORT  Last Week I  Advised buyini; International Coal and  Coke -hares. Today the price 1ms advanced and will tjo Htill higher. Therefore, TURN YOUR ORDER IN to me  today.  OKO DENORO is another good buy.  Where on earth can you get into a h ip-  pinp mine and profit maker of $1.75 per  ton for the email figure of 15 (-emu per  fhare ? Thin stock willvriHe incide of 60  days. Come and Bee me about thii>, and  ii yon want real estate take a lot in  DKNOKO, tlie townnite adjoinii (5 tlie  mine.   Prices of lota, ��JiK) to i|75'>  ED. H. MORTIMER,  Real   Etftate. Inmiraiice   and   Minint;  Broker. P.O. Box 33, Phoenix. B.C.  Hotel  3d, 4th and 5lli lloorti  .''liokcfiiiiinrReview  Buildin-r, .  SPOKANE.  JO I. I'I K'S   WITH   A  . Church of England Services���Holy  Communion each Sunday at 8 a. in.,  M.ituis, 11 a.m.; Evensong, 7:30 p.111.;  first Sunday in each month Holy  Communion also at midday. AH seats  free.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at 11 a. in. and  7:30 p. m.- Sunday school and Bible  class at 2:30 p. 111. Midweek meeting  Wednesday at 7.30 p.m.  Methodist���Services at 11 a.m. and  7.30 p.m. at Hardy-McKenzie hall, the  pastor preaching at both services. Sun- j  day School at 2.30 p, m.     A hearty in-'  vitation    is    extended to all.   Thos.  (ireeivH. A., pastor.  Brownie  Camera  Let its showypti how easy it is to  make good  pictures.  Brownie Cameras, $ J >nd $2  The (iiiPHt family hotel in lhe city.  With or without board, Prices moderute,  SUTHERLAND I DART,  Proprietors.  WHEN IN NELSON  Stop at The Hotki.  Knoii IIii.i.Avk.. Piiokkix, B.C.  The Ne* Manager*, H.TOM KINS,  has made it the Leading Hotel ofthe  Kootenay s.  Black's Hotel<   Dominion Avenue, PHOENIX, H. C.  PROCLAMATION.  of    Grand  Electoral  District  Forks.  TO "WIT:  Public notice is h ereby given to the electors of  the district of Grand Forks that in obedience to  His Majesty's rtrlt to me diiected and bearing  date the fifth elav of September in the year of Our  Lerd, one thousand nine hundred and three, I require the presence of the said electors at the Court.  House. Graud Forks, on the nineteenth dav of  September at 12 o'clock.noon for the purpose of  electing a person to represent them iu the Legis-  latrre of this Province.  The Mode of Nomination of Ctndidites shall  bo as follows:  The Candidates shall be nominated in writing-,  the writing shall be subscribed by two registered  voters of the District as proposer and seconder,  Bnd bv three oilier registered voters of the said  District as assenting to the nomination, and shall  be delivered to lhe Returning Omcer at any tone  between the date ofthe Proclamation and 1 p.m.  ofthe day of nomination, and in the event ot a  poll being necessary, such poll will be open on  the third day of October next,at the  Morrison block, First street, Graud Forks, B.C.  Old Schoolhouse, Dominion avenue, Phoenix.  B. fl.  Townsite Company's building. Main Street,  Cascade, B.��'. .  ���   . '  Shaw's house, Bannock City, North Fork, Kettle liver.  McLaren's building, Carson, B. C.  of which every person is hereby required to take  notice and govern himselt accordingly.  next spring, having just returned from daG;-fnBeupfery, g��d at Uraad "��*"-" l����-  rY-  W. b. COCHRANE. _  Chicago. Returning Officer.  Commodious Sample Rooms  First-Class Dining Room in connection.  liar Well Stocked with Choicest Goods  Most Conveniently Located  Telephone No. 26. W. S. DOYLE, Prop, g  Bcllcvuc  Knob; Hill Avenue,  Phoenix, B. G.  Finest table in the Boundary set at this house.    All home cooking.  Best that the market affords.    A trial solicited.  THOS. BROWN,  ���DEALER IN���  Men's Wear Exclusively,  Invites every man in Phoenix to give  him a call and examine goods. ��� ��� ��� ���  Hafdy-McKenfcie Blk.���',.:.    Dominion Aye.  phoenix, B.c.  CO  ���5  E  ��  ID  O  CYCLOPS MINING STEEL  mmmmmmaSaa0M0Mammaaamlmmm0aas0MaaammaaaaaaamBaaaaaam  SHOES AND DIES  For Best Results.  0..33W  THE CROCKER RATENT TURBINE  '  We aire building these wheels for heads from; three to one -hundred feet or  more. Our Catalog B gives ninety pages of infonnatipu "about  them; and we are anxious to have you have a copy on hand. A  postal will bring one.  mmaaaaaaaaaamVaaaaaaaaaaaM  I TBE JENCKES M1CI1INE COWPAfNY, LIMITED |  835 Lansdowne St., SHERBROOKEj Quk.  ROSSLAND and GREENWOOD.  maaVamBaaaWm  l-kxaxizat  t--M<inammWwt  mSaO  Q-OOO  Real Estate and; ^  Houses To�� Rent and For Sale in all parts of the city.  G. W, RUMBERGER,  PHOENIX, B. C.  Dominion   Avenue.  Telephone No. 28.  T***-**1"������ ������vivmmv'i,*mni**mm*Tr'mZTrT''i,f . ������%   ���

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