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HAD YEARLY MEETING  Brandon    And     Golden  Crown Mining Co,  IT WAS   FOUKTIf IN ITS HISTORY  Up To Date The Ore Shipped Amounts to 1,875  Tons���About 2,500 Feet of Development  Work lias Becn.rDonc���Officers Elected.  Last Tuesday, at t)ie Hotel Armstrong, Greenwood, tin." fourth annual  meeting .of the. Brandon and Golden  Crown Mining Co, was held, there  being 1,356,979 shares'represented in  person or by proxy put of a million and  a half. Hon. T. Mayne Daly, of  Rossland, president of the company,  presided. Many heavy shareholders  from outside points were present, including R. 1.. Johnstone, who came  all the way from St. John, N. Ii., to  attend the meeting. Among the business transacted was a resolution passed  continuing the pool of the promoters'  stock, which has been in existence for  over three years, for an additional six  months from January next.  The balance sheet and auditor's report lor, the year ending August 31st  ult. were submitted and adopted.  These were ordered printed and a copy  sent to each shareholder. The report  stated among other things that to date  about 2,500 feet of work had been done  underground in development of the  mine and that the total quantity of ore  ship))ed was 1,875 tons-  The election of directors and officers  for the ensuing year resulted as follows: Hon. T. Mavne Dalv, Q. C,  Rossland; W. A. McDonald', Q. C,  Nelson; Hon. J. N. Kirehhoffer and  A. Kelley, Brandon, Man. C. K. L.  Jarvis, St. Johns, N. Ii.; W. A. Fuller,  Spokane; \V. J. Porter, 1'hoenix; and  Messrs. G. H. Collins and Jas. Russell,  Greenwood. The officers are: President, Hon. T. Mayne Daly; vice-president, W. J. Porter; managing director,  Geo. H. Collins;secretary-treasurer, W.  h. Orde, Edward Baillie, of Kossland,  was reappointed  auditor.  __.   WILL BOOM -SUMMIT; CITY.  With  l-OU ANYTHING YOU WANT IN TI1K  E will be pleased to supply 3-011 at the  most reasonable Prices with, goods of  the best quality.  I),  orrin & Thompson,  Dominion Avenue ....PhOCiUX, B. C.  EX*'T2>>EM^;NEVt^i3S^^  0  f)  0  ?  ?  o  o  ?  1*1  ft  Strong  Company  Formed  in  Toronto  $150,000 Capital.  W. C. Haywood, the promoter of  the Summit City townsite, who recently  returned from a six weeks' trip to  Toronto with the intelligence that he  was successful in securing capital,  ���said.  "A company has been formed with  a capital of $150,000. I was fortunate  in securing some of the best known  financial men in Toronto as directors.  The president of the townsite company  is Dr. Wilson. He i.s also president  of the Canadian Goldfields Syndicate,  interested in the big silver-lead producer, the St. Eugene. E. Trout, the  publisher of the Monetary Times ol"  Toronto, is the secretary-treasurer and  R. B. Johnson, a director of a big loan  and trust company, is also on the board.  Work will start in two weeks on the  grading of the streets and laying out  of the town. Situated as the townsite  is in the heart of Summit camp, and  within easy reach of many mines, it  has a bright future. The company  will also do considerable work in the  construction of trails and wagon roads  to the nearby mines.  Burned the Bunk House.  .Last week Tuesday the bunk houses  of the Boundary and Beaverton Mining  Co., on the West Fork oi Kettle river,  were destroyed by fire. The loss  amounted to $3,000, and was covered  by insurance. The workmen lost nearly  all their personal effects, while several  had a narrow escape from being burned to death. Four of them were taken  out unconscious. The buildings around  shaft house No. 2 were not damaged.  Rev. Anderson will occupy the  Presbyterian pulpit again, morning and  evening, tomorrow.  NOMINATED MACNEILL, OF ROSSLAND.  Result  of The  Conservative Convention ct  Kevelstcike,  At the conservative convention  which was held at Revclstoke last Saturday," "great-"eTitliusiasn'V' prevailed.  Seventy delegates were- present all  classes being represented. A. H. Mac-  Neill was the unanimous choice.  One hundred and ten delegates were  represented in person or by proxy. C.  A. Semlin was chosen chairman.  Among others there were present John  Houston, R. F. Green, T. Taylor,  Price Ellison, M. P. P.'s and J. A.  Mara and F. C. Carter-Cotton. A.  H. MacNeili of Rossland, after receiving the unanimous nomination, asked  for two hours to consider his decision.  The convention assembled at 8 o'clock  to receive MacNeill's decision. On A.  H. MacNeill's acceptance,' rousing  speeches were made by F. C. Carter-  Cotton, A. W. Ross, J. A. McKelvie,  editor of the Vernon News, J. M. ���Robinson of Peachland, formerly of Rossland, C. A. Semlin and others  An association was formed with  honorary president A. \V. Ross; president, R. F. Green, M. P. P. for Kaslo;  vice-president, F. J. Fulton, M. P. P.  for Kamloops; secretary, John Mc-  Kane; treasurer, Dr. Osborne Morris  for Vernon. There was passed a resolution expressing confidence in Sir  Charles Tupper.  The Flatform.  The following platform was adopted: ,  We, the delegates of the liberal-  conservative party of Yale-Cariboo'  constituency in.convention' assembled,  re-affirm the principles of the old party,  and more particularly that i cardinal  principle, protection to home industries,  and that that principle be carried out  so that all sections of the, country shall  equally share its benefits.  The one industry on which the  prosperity of this constituency is almost  wholly'dependent is mining;, and we  believe that our mining industries are  as fairly entitled to protection as the  manufacturing interests of Eastern  Canada; therefore, we advocate that  the duties on iead and lead products  be increased, so that they shall be as  ,high as those now 'imposed by the  United States- on the same articles.  That the outpu; of the precious  metal mines of Canada, is largely increasing, therefore we favor the establishment of a mint, so that the specie  in circulation -.shall be that oi-oiir own  instead of that of a foreign country.  We advocate the restriction of the  immigration of Chinese and Japanese  and all classes of people who cannot  become good citizens of the Dominion  of Canada, and suggest the adoption  ot the principles of the Natal act.  British Columbia has not now the  representation i.s the federal parliament  that she is entitled to; therefore we advocate that when the redistribution of  scats i.s made that this constituency  shall be given representation according  to its population.  That it augurs well for the success  of the party that. Hugh John Mac-  donald lias decided to leave the field  of provincial politics to take part in  the larger one that affects the people of  the whole of Canada.  15 OR 20 MILLIONS  Consolidation   of  the   Miner-  Graves Properties.  THAT ARE LOCATED HERE IN PHOENIX  Announced by Mr, Miner in the Easf���Will  Include Old Ironsides, Knob Hill, Granby  and drey Eagle Companies.  Albert II. MacNeili.  Mr. A. H. MacNeili, the conservative candidate in the Yale-Kootenay-  Cariboo district, was born at Belfast,  P. E. I, October 15, 1JS65, and about  seven years later his parents moved  to Charlottetown, P. K. I., where he  resided until he moved to British Columbia in 1890. He was a graduate  of the law school of Dalhousie University, Halifax, took the degree of 1.. L.  1)., in 1S89, and after practicing a  year in Charlottetown, he took up his  residence in Vancouver. B. C. In  July 1S96, he went to Rossland and  formed the law firm of MacNeili and  1 >eacon.  The new 10-drill compressor for the  Knob Hill mine, is expected to bej  started up in three or four days. A  force of mechanics has been at work  for nearly two weeks in assembling the  big machine, and the work is well on  towards completion. This will give  the Miner-Craves syndicate 20 air  drills for their properties in this camp.  Agent for the Phoenix Assurance Co., of  London, England;  The Western Assurance Co., of Toronto;  The British America   Assurance   Co.,  of Toronto;  The Mutual Fife Insurance Co., of New York;  The Ocean Accident and Guarantee Corporation, of London.  Lloyd's Plate Class Insurance Co. of New York.  Selling Agent for the OLD IRONSIDES TOWNSITE.  Residence Lots on 4th of July mineral claim now  on sale:   Price $250���easy terms.  ice:  Columbia YcU'i>liuiic, No. 21.  re. and First Street,  Phoenix, B. C.  As the first immediate result of the  successful inauguration of smelting at  the Granby smelter, it is given but that  the different-enterprises'..controlled by  by the Miner-Graves syndicate in  Phoenix camp, including the smelter  at Grand Forks, will shortly be consolidated into one gigantic corporation,  with a capital of $15,000,000 or $20,-  060,000.  The following, dispatch from Montreal is' the result of an interview with  the president of the various companies  referred to:  Will Build a Refinery.  Montreal, September 14.���S. H. C.  Miner, president of .the Miner-Graves  syndicate of mining and smelting properties, has arrived home from;the west  and made some highly important-announcements.' Within the next six  months the Knob Hill, Old Ironsides,  the Grey Eagle and the Granby Consolidated will be consolidated into one  company, w;ith a capital of fifteen or  twenty million dollars.  The next is that following this consolidation, steps will be taken to build  a refinery at or near Grand Forks,  which will save at least. 4^ cents in  every pound of copper smelted. The  capital required will be about $ 1,000,-  000, and it will probably start within  18 months. .  Mr. Miner says that although their  furnace, which was started the other  day, was only calculated to smelt 250  tons a day, the capacity i.s now 300  tons, and when the second furnace  starts next week the daily capacity of  the Granby will be hot less than 600  tons. Four additional furnaces will be  erected very soon, for the proposed  consolidation will easily supply_2ooo  tons of ore daily. ?'  - r-r/" ~-;   -;'���  ,;  ''What is the value of the ore you  are now, treating?" Mr., Miner was  asked. - .���':...;.������.. 7  "lamnotat liberty to answer that  question; being in the position of a  business man who does not care to  publish his daily profits to the world.  1 may say, however, that when ore  reports are published they will be found  eminently satisfactory to our shareholders! We. are not-sorting the Ore,  and there i.s a good profit out of every  too that is going through the smelter.  I will go further and say that we have  been successful in demonstrating the  fact that ore as low as $5 can be treated at a profit."  The following is taken from a recent  issue of the Montreal Star, after an interview with Mr. Miner.  "It is estimated that the construction  and equipment of a refinery would cost  about $1,000,000. Mr; Miner says  that all the mine owners in the Boundary held their breath awaiting the  starting of the Granby smelter, but  they are now more than satisfied. The  company is now connecting the mines  and smelter by a private telephone  wire, and in a comparatively short  time the mines in question will be supplied with all the operating power they  may require from the Grand Forks  electrical works, and that steam .will  be superseded completely.  "Mr. Miner states that the operation  has proved a fjrand success, and that  it works as smoothly as if it had been  going on for ten years. He said that  they were not sorting the ore now being put through, and that there was a  good profit in every ton going through  the smelter."  Inquiry at the office of the several  companies in Phoenix, elicited the  statement that the consolidation was  understood to be under way in the  east, but no further particulars were  obtainable here.  PHOENIX WINS AT TENNIS.  But Saturday's Match Was Stopped by Rain-  Play at Greenwood Today.  Last Saturday five members of the  Greenwood Tennis Club came up the  hill to. try. conclusions with the racket  wielders of !">*>enix. The genelemen  from Greenwood were Messrs. Coulter,  Robertson, Duff, '-Appleby and Stowe.  The Phoenix players selected were  Messrs. Boucher,. Smith, Spier, Clark  aad Buckton.  But two sets Were played, both resulting in victory for the Phoenix club,  with scores of 6���-1 and 6���2. 'Boucher  and Smith played against Coulter and  Robertson. At this point rain pre  vented further playing.  -In the'evening the Phoenix club  tendered a dinner to the visiting  players at the Imperial hotel. There  were :8 covers laid and a feast of reason and flow of soul prevailed till a  late hour.  By arrangement the Phoenix players  will go to Greenwood today to play return games.  CAN PUYTaCROSSE  InTheStopes Of The Knob  Hill Mine,  HE DIED IN HIS BED  David  Pritchard Carried Off  Suddenly.  AT BELLEVUE HOTEL LAST SUNDAY  Was a Miner Employed at the Knob Mill And  Was Carried Off By Heart Disease-Native  C( Wales.  Are Larger Than The Recently Discovered Ore  Bodies In The Famous LeRoi.  A subscriber, writing to the Rossland  Miner from Phoenix recently, says:  "I note in a recent issue of your  valuable paper a reference to the slopes,  in the Le Roi being large enough to  play base ball in. I think that is true,  and do not doubt it, but we have  mines here that make a stOpe of that  size pale into insignificance: Here  they are large enough to play, lacrosse in.  1 have frequently visit ,'d the workings of  the Knob Hill, and. perhaps a brief  description will please your readers.  The main tunnel is about 1,300 feet  long, and for over 100 feet this runs  through solid ore, while the greatest  depth obtained is perhaps 225 feet.  The ore body is cut by crosscut tunnels  at intervals of 200 feet for a width of  400 feet. Thus a distance of 1,000  feetby'400-feet-in' wiiMi the bra- body-  is opened up. There is stoping ground  above for say an average of 100 feet.  The figures will give your readers an  idea of the magnitude of this immense  property. 'There are now three stopes  being opened in this property, in any  one of which ten machine drills abreast  could be worked in a face of solid ore.  So much for the underground condition of affairs.  "On the surface there is a huge body  of solid copper and magnetic iron ore,  an ideal ore for fluxing, which i.s being  quarried out and shipped to the smelter. Four hand drillers and six muckers produce So tons per day from this  source. This mine on the installation  of machinery can ship an almost unlimited quantity, ana even with the  present limited facilities the mine is  producing from 100 to 200 tons per  day.  "The old Ironsides is apparently  quite as good a mine as the Knob Hill,  and there are a number of others of  great merit surrounding this camp. It  needs no prophet to predict for Phoenix as great a future as is now guaranteed Rossland."  Last Sunday morning David Pritchard, who had been boarding at the  Bellcvue hotel on Knob Hill avenue,  did not respond when called by the  hotel people. On examination it was  found that the man was dead in ,bed.  An examination by Dr. Boucher showed that he had passed away from  natural causes���heart disease-���and no  inquest- was deemed .necessary. Although deceased was not a member of  Phoenix, .Miners'Union, he f had been  in good standing in 'the ..'Greenwood  Union, and the local organization took  charge of the funeral. It-was held  Monday, interment being in Greenwood  cemetary.  Pritchard was a miner who had formerly been employed 7 in the'."Coeu'r.  D'Alenes, and had been, in the employ of the Knob Hill ��(4ld Mining Co. in Phoenix but a short  time. He was a single man of. about  34 years, and was a native of Wales.  He had been complaining some for.' a.  lew days before lie died, but did not  h-se any time at the mine.  AllNER-GRAVES PRIVATE WIRE.  Was Completed to Phoenix Thursday by the  V. &'N.Tel. Co. ' ���';,.  Thursday evening District Manager  Hodge, with Foreman Irwin', arrived  in town with a force of ten telephone  men, seven.of whom were climbers.  They had just completed-stringing the  private wire for the use of the Miner-  Graves syndicate, from Grand Forks  to Phoenix, connecting the big mines  here with the Granby smelter at'Grand  Forks.  The men made recordbrcaking time  on the work, having strung 30 miles  of wire in. just7six days; and at"'the  same time put on 6-pin crpssarms to  the poles. A branch line has also  been run to the City of Paris mine,- in  White's camp.  Yesterday the force continued the  additional metallic circuit to Greenwood, the increase of business between  Phoenix and Greenwood now requiring  another wire. ._        --   ,  Monday the gang goes to Nelson,  where a new 600 drop switchboard is  to be installed, the office moved, and  the lines generally improved.  WORKING ON SMELTER SITE.  IN THE LOCAL FIELD.  camp,  2,000  Shin-  Shipping 2000 Tons Monthly.  The B. C. Mine, in Summit  during August shipped about  tons of .ore to the Trail smelter,  nients are now proceeding at the rate  of four to six cars daily, averaging 25  tons each. A couple of cars were recently sent to the Granby smelter.  The payroll to the B. C. mine is now  the largest in its history, there being  over 90 men on the property.  Was Hurt ot the B. C.  Wednesday morning a miner named  Brathwait, fell down some 35 feet in a  stope in the B. C Mine, and received  several scalp wounds. He was taken  to the Greenwood hospital, and is now  rapidly recovering, jso bones were  broken and there were no contusions.  Brathwait is a member of Phoenix  Miners' Union No. S.  Shipments from the Old Ironsides,  Knob Hill and Victoria mines keep up  the steady average of 300 tons daily.  It should be 600 tons before another  week is eone.  Wm. Snyder, representing G. L.  Allen, the large boot and shoe manufacturer of Vancouver, was in town  Tuesday.  The new weekly published at Mol-  son, on the reservation by A. A. Hatter-  son, called the Magnet, has made its  appearance.  Chas. K. Gilbert, of Vancouver,  secretary of the Mainland Board of  Fire Underwitcis, was looking over  Phoenix Thursday.  Geo. F. 1 >ey, brother of the C. P. R.  agent in Phoenix, will open up a watch  repairing establishment  about  the  1st  of October   in    the   Graves-Williams:  building. J  Capt. J.   W. Troup, superintendent i  Clearing Land for Reduction Works at Boca-  dary Falls.  A force of men is now busily engaged in clearing the land for ihe buildings of the Standard Pyritic Smelter  company at Boundary Falls. Some  20 acres will be cleared. The work is  in charge of Sam Young, who comes  from the Northport smelter. Andrew  Laidlaw, the managing director of the  company, expects the plans for tho  buildings to arrive in the course of the  next week. They are being prepared  in Denver. A practical smelterman  will also be sent up from Denver to  superintend the construction of tho  buildings and the installation of tho  machinery. The pyritic smelter will  have a guaranteed capacity of 200 tons  daily, the machinery being built by  the Denver Engineeering Works com-'  pany.  The building of a smelter at thin  point will undoubtedly stimulate interest in the townsite. Already many  people have been looking over the;  ground with a view to getting in on  the ground floor.  Miners'  Union Elections.  Nelson Miners' Union No. 86 elected officers recently, the appointments  being as follows: F. F. Hlewett, president; James ' Devine, vice-president;  Henry Smythe, warden; Roy   D.   Wat-  of the C. P. R. lines in Kootenay and ��� son, conductor; James Wilkes, financial  Boundary, accompanied by Train-.'and corresponding secretary: R. Gas-  master Lawrence, came in on the freight j kill, treasurei; Thomas Jerome,   Rich-  train yesterday on a tour of inspection.  Chief License Inspector Darraugh  has been informed from Victoria that  no license commissioners have been  appointed yet, and consequently all  applications must be held till those  officials are appointed.  Thursday evening Phoenix Miners'  Union No. S gave a benefit dance at  their hall.    A  number attended from  ard Gaskill, and Thomas Ryan, trustees.  The Rossland Union held an election  with the following result: President,  W. O'Brien; vice-president, Dan Mc-  Gilvery; financial secretary, Frank  Woodside; treasurer. Walter C. Preston;  recording secretary, John Hand;  warden, Fort Colelstiv.;conductor, Chas  1 )avis; Executive committee, A. 1..  Houston and Rupert  Buhner.  Camp   McKinney   Union   No.   43  Greenwood; the music was excellent, j elected officers as loliows: President,  and supper was served at the Hotel j Ed. Welsh: vice-president, Al. J. Ander-  Union.  The    dance     was     much  enjoyed.  President Rumherger of the Phoenix Board of Trade, who wired Gold  Commissioner Kirk up, of Rossland, in  regard to starting work on the Summit  wagon road, received a reply Monday.  Mr. Kirkup says a road commissioner  will be appointed shortly, and the  matter attended to.  son; financial secretary, Al. F. Lush;  recording secretary, (I. 11. Flood: assistant recording secretary, Wm. Aber-  nethy; conductor, John Mcintosh, and  warden Charles Johnson. The trustee;  are Dan McFadden, James Price, P.  Darragh, W. Gibson and J. Steadman.  The crosscut in the Mountain View-  in Summit camp, is beiiv' continued. THE PHOENIX PIONEER..  �����-..'��� i  fcfc..  P'Hi : 'V  'feji'-i-'  if:  m  mi-  ii','  "if  m<  The PHoenix Pioneer*  ISSVlill O.V SATl'KIIAT J'V THJ"  PIOXKEIiPUBLISHlXaCO,  AT I'HOJiNJ.V. LI. C; w  (Tlie place wbcre Ok- juin�� art'.)  W. B. WILLCOX, Managch. |  Cj'umbui Tclirpjionc. Xo, u?%  Vinioii & Nt-lsuii V*!i;pboiie, Na 14,  hrnscxirriuN:i.  Per Year..,..,,...,. fi.oo  Six Jlollllis.,... ;  l.J;,  To l'orti^ii Countries ."...,-  1.5b  IfyoiUirc <iot a subscriber to tliin paper,,this 1  jsnh.invitation to you to lnxom? one.  '  EDITORIAL COMMENTS.  The Kootenaian thinks Kaslo will be  a '"second Rossland." There are  others.  Kruger is   now on   the deep  blue  sea, bound lor  Europe,   to  plead   his i  last  cause.    He is still wealthy,   however.  Phoenix Loiii;e N'o. .M.,  Knights o! !'>i;;at.  Meets every Tue.-idny.nijilit  nt S ii.niu, Miners' Union Hall,  Visitinj; tjrethren welcome.  I.. C Ckawkohij, K; K, S.  J. A. Clakk, C. C.       ���  . CAVil-JV. W.B. COCHRANE  CA-YLEY & COCHRANE,  Solicitors, Etc.  PHOENIX,!). C.  ALDHATl & BLUNT,  Mine Surveyors,  ano Draughtsmen.  Phoenix, II. C.  D. J. MATHESON,  Advertising rates f,irnishc:il <jh .kpplicatiou  Legal notices 10 and 5 cents per line.  Vour weekly insertions constitute one 111011  ddvcHisinx.  llli'S  J 50  SEPTEMBER , 1900  Sun    Mon   tues   Wed    Thu      Fri     Sat  No one seems to know the date of  the approaching Doiiiinion elections  except Sir Wihred l.aurier, and evidently he will not tell.  Steps should be taken for providing  a cemetery in Phoenix. While this is  a healthy climate, and deaths rarely  occur, they may happen at any time.  9  16  23  30  3  4  IP.,/1'.1  17 "18,  24 25  5  .12"  19  26  6  26  2 7, -  7  14  21  2S  I  s  15  INSURANCE AOKNT,  l'IKK, LIKE, ACCIDENT.  Commissioner lor taking AHItltivIts.  1'HpENlX, U.  R.B.KERR,  Uarrister "and Solicitor,  NOTARY I'UIil.IC.  PHOENIX, B. C.  Two barristers will-be opponents in | A. E. ASHCROFT,  this constituency of Yalc-Cariboo-  Kootenay���A. H; MacNeili, of Kossland having been chosen by the con-  22 j servatives at Revelstoke last Saturday.  Will, it be'-a case of," "When Greek  meets Greek,"  SUNN & McCAGUE,  PROPRIETORS.  City Bakery  ~mi���_Bread, Cakes, Pies, Etc., Fresh Daily.  IRONSIDES ADDITION, PHOENIX, B. C. Free Delivery.  6 OHOENIX "  M.  , . ; __ _ q  29  MIN'INT. AND CIVIL Ea'GINPER  l'ROVINCIAI. LAND SUKViiYOR.  BAUER fiASHCROrT,  Vancouver, is. c.      QREENWOOD, B. C  <!00D ROADS FOR BRITISH COLUMBIA;  The   Inland  Board  of Trade,   of  Kamloops,, , has   taken  the  initiative  towards the general betterment of the  roads of the province by issuing a call  for a convention,  to be held  in that  city Thursday,  September  27th, (,'for  the purpose of forming a  Provincial  iloixl Roads Association.    Boards of  Trade   throughout   the province are  o    earnestly  requested  to send delegates  to this  meeting, and it is hoped they  will not fail to do so.  The objects of the proposed association are manifest from the title, but  these objects are set out at greater  length in another column of this issue  of the Pioneer. That they are highly  commendable, goes without saying.  Similar associations have been formed  in other provinces and in some of; the  Mates, and have almost universally  , been of the greatest practical benefit  to their respective locations.  One difficulty heretofore experienced  liy the mining districts in securing the  construction of even passable wagon  roads by the government,  has been to  jnakc the members of the government  - realize   the   necessity therefor.'   The  liulk of population and trade has heretofore been at the coast,  where good  ,   roads  prevail   and  were easily   and  . cheaply constructed. ���' In this mining  section the population was not so dense  and construction was expensive;   consequently, the government was at first  exceedingly slow to act on requests of  ., this nature. ���  --' Such a praised association will  , serve not only to enlighten the government on actual conditions and needs,  but will educate the people themsefves  in many e.vcel lent ways,' on this im  Jiortant subject.  Nearly $8,000 was/appropriated by  the late legislative assembly for public  works in and around Phoenix. Nothing lias yet been done. The people  are wondering whether the government  agent proposes to wait till winter sets  in before starting work on the wagon  roads and trails. ','������."'  scon & McLaren,  ,   Contractors and Builders.  -  Estimates Furnished. (   ,  PHOENIX, B.C.  4-H-M--M-+-H-+������-M-M-f �������������������� ���������  One of the best gotten up and edited  monthlies in. the west is the Northwest Magazine, published at Winnipeg  and St. Paul. It i.s distinctly rcpie-,  sentative of northwest life, is well illus-|  trated and printed, and cannot fail to  make the country more favorably  known.    It is well, worthy perusal.  +  -f  ���t-  It is alleged that the companies  comprised in the Miner-Graves syndicate are about to be consolidated into  an immense corporation, with a capital  of fifteen or twenty millions. This  would mean that Phoenix Would at  once take rank as the leading mining  camp in British Columbia. But then,  such is its destiny, in any event.  The Greenwood Board of Trade is  doing well to advertise that town in the  Rossland Miner, but when it seeks to  convey the information that Phoenix,  Long Lake, Summit, Central, Wellington and a few other camps are tributary  to that town, it is decidedly misleading. .Phoenix is the nearest banking  and ^-business point today to more  steadily shipping mines than any other  town in the Boundary.  J. F. WALKER & CO.  Every thing in stock that  should be. found in an Up-to-  date News and . Stationery  establishment.  Daily Papers,  Magazines,  Books,  Stationery,  Pipes,  Tobaccos and  Cigars.  .DOMINION AVENUE  Phoenix, B. C.  Agts. for Spokesman-Review  }    JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.  Extra Fine  LAGER BEER  ���������"������.      Patronize home Industry,and  drink Phoenix Beer.  Cor. Standard Avenue and Banner, Street.  PHOENIX,B.C.  Vauqhan ��&  The Pioneer  ...Butchers '  , '��� I! .  ,,'-,    ',''".   (i '��� Of ..the "Camp.    ''"��� v '"'   "  We handle all Kinds of Beef, Pork, Mutton and Veal  Also Fish, Poultry and Oysters in season.  Your Trade Solicited.   Our Price* Are Ri^ht.  Old Ironsides Ave.        PHOENIX, B.  The Phoenix Lively Barn aijj  :   *& Feed Stables ^  ��� HARRY BELL, Proi-kiktor. \  ,jt Good Saddle,  Pack and Driving Horses.    Heavy Drayintf  Charges Reasonable. "7  .������..'���������'",- KNOU HILL AVE; PHOENIX, P. C.  i'erl  t tt<  i  "ur  iffic  jou  "he  :hoi  i P. Burns & Co.  ���  4-  ���f  X  ���f  ���������  !  ���������  ������-  X  ���  t  ���f  4-  X  4-  4-  4  4-4-M-4-f4-4-4H  GOOD CALLCD FOR  AND OEUVCRCD.  DENIX LAUNDRY.      <*���*   LAWRENCE & WATSON, Props.  Best of work guaranteed.     Specialty of White Shirts.  Basement Miller Blk., Dominion Av.  HOTEL UNION  THC WAVE  IS TURNING.  For several months   past   geneial  business has been dull throughout the  boundary country. While considerable  development of our rich mineral Kdc-  4 posits was still being conducted, quite  ,t number of projierties had temporarily  t'    susjiended ojierations.    The attention  flf investors had been attracted during  ��� railway construction, and the business  v*nen  followed   the investors closely.  Every town had a more or less evanes-  ��� xrent-boom.    Some ot this growth was  warranted, but much of it was  not.  ' Money was plenty everywhere and the  ��� whole country was growing fast.  .-Then   came the   reaction  in  the  ���spring and summer'just  past.    The  prevailing quietude was attributed  to  ' ".various causes.���this war or that,  and  ��� fl few other things.    At any rate, dull  iimes prevailed.    As a matter of fact,  million's had  been ��� poured in here in  jnining investments'and not a cent had  been  taken out.    It is said that ten  millions in cash came from the city of  Montreal   alone,   and  was put into  mines.  Now, however, we are on the eve of  .a change.   The wave is turning.    It  ��� w^s natural that capitalists, after a time,  should desire to see some return  for  , the large sums of .money put into the  ground before investing further.   They  poxr note that theGianby smelter is a  success, and lias already demonstrated  that ore \vortft $5 per ton could be  ���mined and smelted at a profit.    This  satisfies them and they are just beginning to look  around for more good  ' investments���which; can yet be had.  ���The representatives'bf capital are com-  jng into the Boundary every week, and  more will come this fall.   Another significant thing is that they never pass  Phoenix by,   no matter  what  oth^t]  canjps they fail-to visit.  - '^l'ljis winter should see good times  jjj''Jfiipgw.    With the output that is  ^already 'guaranteed, and the development promised,   this will not only  be  (he largest and most talked-of camp in  The terrible catastiophe in Texas;  by which the populous and prosperous  city of Gaivcston was practically wiped  out of existence and thousands, oflives  weie lost, is only equalled in history  by trie destruction of Pompeii by the  outbreak of Mount Vesuvius. The  money loss runs up into many millions.  It is ho wonder that the world stands  aghast at the frightful work of wind and  wave, and generously rushes to the aid  of the stricken Te.\ans.  PHOENIX  ���C- W. Greer, Propr.,  Is making Light, Sweet mid iWholeubme  Hre.id, Krench, Rye or Graham. Leave  your orders at the  SHOP:  PHOENIX STREET,  REAR MORRIN & THOMPSON,  . PHOENIX, B. C.  Cor. DoaialM Ave.aad Btaaer St.  PHOENIX, B.C.,  (Opposite Miners' Union Hall)  This Hotel is Hard Finished (Bar Furnished with the Fin-  Conveniently Arranged,     j est of Goods.  "Graham & Prendergast, Props.  "    ~~ PHOENIX IS  MARKET.  !||  lm  ��� '.  HKAl) OFFICE FOR JiOUNIMIiV 'CUKKK,'OKKKN'WOOD, Ii. c.  ��� ])KAI1QUAKI'KK.SJ N1U.SON, 1!. C.  !     ,       ...vWes^e and Cefail (leaf ltei(&te.  J        Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Saiidon, Slocan City,    >'|  ��� Silverton, New'Denver, Ymir, Salmoj Rossland, Trail, Cascade,    \|  ��� Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and,Phoenix. f  ��� FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  ��� All orders receive prompt attention.  : ��...i  I Leading Hotel of Phoenix, j  Everything First Class, Electric Lighted, ElcctriJ  Bells, Free Sample Rooms,  Finest   Liquors aw  Cigars.  Ii. C. HOTEL CO.. I.TD.i':'pkon|  J- BERK MAN, Managkr.  j Old Ironsides Avenue, ,   -   '   -     PHOENIX, B.C.J  o�����-���  WHAT THE EDITORS SAY.  A People's Party has been organized  in Toronto. A peculiar thing about  People's Parties is that the people can  not be persuaded to take them sei ious-  ly.���Colonist.  The decision of the War Office to  place the Strathcona Horse on the permanent force and part of the regulai  army will commend itself to the people of Canada.���Kamloops Standard.  Now that the Empress Dowager is  captured it might be well to treat hei  to a tiip to St. Helena. The climate  of that iittle island has pi oven excellent  for disturbers of the world's  Province  peace.���  11D. PALOhCIA.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  AllWoik Guaranteed.   Imported Goods.  FINF. HOOTS AND SHOES MADE TO  ORDER.  PRACTICAL    MINERS'  AND   PROSPECTORS' SHOES   A SI')X1ALT,Y.  I Carpets and Linoleums *��  3* We have a fine line in all qualities and styles.  It will pay you to examine and get prices.  In Furniture���  We are constantly receiving the latest,  from  the finest to the cheapest.  CLARK & BINNS,  Furniture, Carpets and Undertaking,  OLD IRONSIDES AVE. -        -      ���   - PHOENIX, II.  C.g  '% over th(  Touri  DOMINION AVE., PHOENIX,-B: C.  ��� k^SlOowherc  IPWich^vr  The Pioneer Hotel. IMW-i  Finest Brands df Wines, Liquors and Cigars always in Sto  Comfortable and well Furnished Rooms.  Corner Phoenix St. and Brooklyn Ave.   J  ,EVUE HOTEL  Mrs, Wm* Delahay  Fashionable Dressmaking  Knob Hill Ave.   Phoenix, B. C.  apae  This hotel is centrally located, newly built and  newly furnished throughout. Everything is first  class."   Bar stocked with the finest.       :       :       :  EDWARD SIMPSON, Prop'.  First-Class, Dining JRoom and. Attentive Waiters'.  HARRY NASH, Pro|  Ik Brill folita We* lip (oipy, tiiM  R. GREIGER, Manager.  AGENTS FOR  Complete line of Bar Supplies.  ��� A.GREENWOOD, B. C  There are promising mining sections, with iireat deposits ol" minerals,  that, will remain where they are until  doomsday unless roads are built. This  is because they are now inaccessible  through the lack of roads.���Rossland  Miner.  Those who are so cocksure that the  United States would retaliate againsi  Great Britain, it" she were to give  pietcrenti.il tieatment lo the Colonies,  would do well to explain why that  country does not retaliate against Can  ada tor our preferential in favor o!  Great Britain.���Nelson Miner.  The signs are not wanting that  British Columbia's demand for more  consideration for the the lead industry  will receive careful attention. What  is wanted is protective duties against  imports ot' white lead, litharge and  other articles of which leadTs the base  There is no excuse injja country possessed oi the mineral rVwurces of the  Dominion lor the annual imports ol  lead products which appear in the blue  books. There is no reason why the  7,000 tons of white lead which represents the dominion's yearly puichase  in Germany should not be manufactured in Canada,'���Nelson Tribune.  Residence, opposite Maudel  & Murphy's livery stable.  Dominion Ave,  Phoenix. B. C.  Phoenix Stage Line.  Makes Two Round Trips Daily Between Phoenixj  and Greenwood. Lsk  Leaves Phoenix at 7.45 a. m. and 1,30 p. m.   Phoenix Tim IW&  Leaves  Greenwood at 9:00 a. 111. and 4:00 p.m.  Green- ^^^  wood Time.  McINTYRE & McDONALD, Props,  This Story  is for  w  (tlie,Iiomid,ar}',. but will the most ptos- shop in town, is still doin- th  ^e'roys in ibis section  J. Cramer, in  the finest  barber  best o.  j tonsorial work,    Dominion avenue.  I       Fine Wines, Liquors,  $       and Cigars.  0 ->>�����  9  1 C W. Thompson & Co.  ? I'KOl'RIKTOKS. %  I Meals at All Hours. I  % The Best the Market f  I      Affords      4>  i    . !  g Dominion  Avenue^ f  \        PHor.:;ix, B. C. *  . . . AND IT'S WORTH READING  The Job Department of the Pioneer  is not claimed to be the largest nor the  ���most extensive in British Columbia. It  is, nevertheless, one of the best appointed  establishments in this section, and no  establishment can or does turn out a better quality of work in the line of printed  matter of all kinds.  In short, no better work was ever done  since the world began. That's why we  think we're entitled to your orders.  Mining work a specialty.  O9seo*oac��  (���?���<���'���!% i wi  <4 Dominion Arettm,  4  ���in,���_���.,.  "Ji  The Wm. Hamilton Manufacturing Company,  Limited  " Kootenay Belle" and mh  " Little Gem " Cigars.  UNION MADE by  PHOENIX    PIONEER,     | W KOOTENAY CIGAR MFG. CO. of Nelson, B. C  lil^l^no  *\wheie tl  The <  |fciiiplo\e  about J  month.  360 ieet  '1 hint  the Htr;  I'ork an  work op  this clai  The s  the Sabl  directioi  lumbia 1  ster Oct  Will  and one  men's si  asked .tc  for the I  TheM  has beei  ]>any, at  The sto<  ed from  A floi  Burns  Revelsti  he clain  has inst  """Ttiei  mine at  new ma  Mfg.C  time in  ��    be p!ac<  OBJECTS  An Admit  The  forming  call for  been gr  ber. 2 7tl  1. *J  the effoi  the worl  ince.  2. 'I  subject;  3-    '1  any wel  ])rovinci  :4.., '1  , road, exl  making;  creamer  ings, ai  through*  5- '1  with the  and city  with the  of the 'A  6.   T  furthera:  wiciatioi  into its. I  in the  1  !mafflt3MHgaiiw^w��a!tMiJiiWiJ.jMa)  [SlflJBM9ffl)WW /?  THE  PHOENIX    PIONEER.  t\  ferhaps your  ttention has been  "urned to the  if)    ���      '���;'���'  ,"   ��� .7'.'  ifficacious results from  [ourishment derived from  'he goods displayed in our  1 how windows.  Special Attention Paid"  to Prescriptions, w  DRUGGISTS.  ���Night licit.  Vernon fi: Nelson Telephone 17.  ������**���������������������*���-���������'  ��������������������������  FROM FAR AND NEAR.  ���4**��*.��***��������*������  I��� C. Crawford visited Grand Forks  last Sunday. '  Rcvelstoke has been having a series  of bicycle races,  Dr. Simmons, dentist, Rendell  Building, Greenwood.  'The-Rossland Labor Day receipts  and expenses were' $i,973.50.  C J\ R. warehouse and terminal  'buildings are being built at Rossland. '.���-���  Rossland is cleaning up the tramp  [dement���it i.s hit the road or go to  ��'��� ������'���������. '.'���..������'������"������.' '"���'������"'  W. S. Torney ; and  Frank Empey,  business men of Eholt, were in, town  Tuesday.;    - .���'.'.'���  A deal is reported to be on for the  nle of; the  Pathfinder mine up the  orth-Fork.  It is said that Hewitt Bostock's  assets will pay 100 cents on the dollai  of the indebtedness.  The concert and dance given at  Eholt last Friday netted $26 lor the  benefit of the public school fund.  The miners at the Queen Bess, in  the Slocan district, 45 in number, recently struck against .their boaiding-  liouse fare.  Manager Berkman,  of the Victoria  House, sa\s that business is improving.  He has secured Doc. Kemptopieside  �������vi-r the wet goods countei.  $�����   Tourists who have been visiting the  /i"i5j^/|&acial   1 j^ion. .near . Kaslo, say that  > ,)^^SBowhere in' Switzerland had they seen  ^%:^ffilch^:vre^iij;pii ing scenery.  and the superintendence of work that  may be delegated to it.  S. To establish the Association on  the broadest possible basis throughout  the country, so that its influence may  lie of weight in any direction in which  it may ultimately be thrown.-  9. To obtain and spread among  the local Associations full information  regarding recent legislation for road  improvement  10. To obtain and publish full information regarding methods of road  building as .practised in various parts  of Canada, the United States and other  countries.  11. To procure and furnish to the  local Associations at reduced prices all  valuable publications on the subject of  roads and road legislation.  New C. P. R. House Boat.  The C. P. R. lias just completed a  house boat at Nelson for the conven  ience of ,those desiring to rent such  a craft for a short outing. The boat  is double decked aiid finely fitted and  furnished throughout, having four  staterooms/ dining room, kitchen, etc.  It car. can be rented for $5 per day  and'towed to,any one of the thousand  and one beauty spots on Kootenay  lake. The idea, on the part of the  management'/is an admirable'one  for outing parties,''and the new house  boat will doubtless be given the liberal  patronage which it deserves.  EASTERN  Provisions Of Franchise Act.  The following are the provisions of  the Franchise Act; Dominion law, now  in force governing the right to vote  and the method of voting:  ; (S.)FQr-the purposes of any Dominion election held within thellimits of a  province, except as hereinafter provided  .-. ."..,--.  (a.) The qualifications necessary to  entitle any person to vote thereat shall  be those established by the laws of that  province as necessary to entitle such  person to vote in the same part of the.  province at a provincial election.  , (b.) The polling divisions shall he  those established by or under the laws  of that province for, the purpose of provincial elections within the territory  comprised in the electoral district for  which such election is held;  c. The voters' lists shall be those  prepared for several ? |>olling divisions  so established and which on the sixtieth day next preceding the day fixed  for the nomination of candidates lor  such Dominion election were in force  or were last in force under the laws of  'that'province'for the purposes of provincial elections.       '       ���     *���  cannot  is  the  Who Does the Wlldcatiiig.  The mining prospect itself  be termed as a "wildcat." Tit  promoter,'in most cases, wlio'does.the  wildcatting. He buys a prospect for  a song, forms a company and turns the  prospect over as a mine���or at the  price of a mine. The ".wildcat" feature is due to men, not to the property  itself. Ofttimes-the claim with the  least surface"'showing turns .out-to be  the best proposition. It i.s the "open  cut" and a liar which secures the term  "wildcat" for miiny-properties.���-Lar-  deau Eagle.  ^  ,.o.i?!t  V  |tj\-here the figure was 6,206 tons.  The Cariboo, in Camp McKinney,  ^employes 56 men and is turning out  about  $21,000 worth   of   gold   each  H month. ������'The/ lowest depth reached is  360 feet.  Things are reported looking well at  the Strawberry mine, up the North  Fork and a'ldrcc of men is steadily at  work opening up the big ore b/odies on  this claim.  The seventh annual convention ol  the Sabbath-school teachers under the  direction of the synod of British Columbia will be held in New Westminster Oct. 1 and 2.  Will Mac-Lain,- the labor socialist  and one of the leaders in the fishermen's strike at Steveston, has been  asked .to contest Westminster district  for the House ot Commons.  The Minnehaha, in Camp McKinney,  has been absorbed by the Sailor Company, and work will soon be resumed.  The stock of the Sailor will be increased from $1,250,000 to $2,000,000.  A flock of sheep belonging to Pat  Burns were recently impounded at  TRcvelstoke, costing the owner- $225;  he claims the action was illegal, and  has instituted an action for damages.  The management of the Silver King  mine at Nelson have ordered a lot of  new machinery from the J as. Cooper  Mfg. Co., of Montreal. For the first  time in Kootenay, the boilers are to  be placed under ground.  Our Oigantfc District.  The electoral district of Yale Cariboo extends from the summit of the  Rockies, 400 miles to the Pacific ocean  at Jarvis Inlet, and from the Liard  river in the north, 700 miles, to the  International .boundary on the south,  says an exchange. It embraces twelve  provincial ridings, returning among  them 13 members of the local house;  more than a thiid of the entire representation ot the province. At the last  provincial geneial election a vote of  11,192 was cast in these ridings out of  a total vote of 27,072 for the entire  province, or between two fifths and one  half of the whole. It is represented at  Ottawa by one member, while the  electoral district of Victoria with a  third of this voting strength has two.  Has $110,000,000 In Sight.  Dr. G. M. Dawson, in charge of the  Dominion Geological Survey, who was  recently in Phoenix, is quoted as saying in a private letter, after a- full examination of the Le Roi, mine, that  there is $110,000,000 of ore in sight,  and adds that tests have been made  with diamond drills to adepth of 2,000  feet beyond the present workings, and  ore of a nigher.grade than that now  being got out has been found.  " Bolh'^Calidldates''Are~Lawyeri.  The campaign may be said to be  how on Tn this constituency, as the  parties have named their candidates.  The campaign will be a clean one, as  the character of neither candidate can  be assailed, and neither Mr. Galliher  or Mr. McNeill, even were they so disposed, are in a position to corrupt the  electorate with money . or, patronage.  The only, thing that can be said to the  disadvantage of either is,���they are  both lawyers.��� Nelson Tribune.     /  Perfect printing punctually performr  ed pleases particular people. This is  wheie the Pioneer shines.  Church Sen Ices.  PRr.sitv'iT.KiAN.���Divine service every Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:30o'clock,  Ironsides   time,  in  the schoolhouse.  Everbody cordially invited.  An [j  Boundary Man In Paris  bus K.Stuart, of Greenwood, the  Paris correspondent of the Province,  writes that British Columbia is by far  the largest contributor to the Canadian  exhibit at the great ex]>osition, and  adds, "Without in any way wishing to  disciiminate, I can safely say that but  for the peculiarly businesslike and  hearty: manner in which the matter was  taken up by"the Hon. Fred Hume,7 it  is practically certain thatCanada would  not h.ive been able to cut as much figure  it has done here. Other and older  provinces might perhaps make a note  of this. The practical hard work of  making this collection fell on Mr. C.  J. Skinner, chief-inspector .for British  Columbia, and the cost of. this exhibit  was' defrayed by the British Columbia  government as far as Ottawa."  OBJECTS OF  OOOD ROADS ASSOCIATION.  An Admirable And Practicable Plan About To  Be Carried Out.  The following are the objects ol  forming a Good Roads Association, a  call for the organization of which has  been given out for Thursday, September. 27th, at Kamloops. -  1. To combine as far as practicable  the efforts of all persons engaged in  the work of road reform in the Province.  2. To awaken an interest in the  subject among the people at large.  3. To receive, publish, and discuss  any well considered plans for local,  provincial or national   legislation;  ' 4.. To aid in providing for a proper  ,road.exhibit and instruction in road  making at farmers' institutes, dairymen,  creamery, and other association meetings, and other suitable gatherings  throughout the Province.  5. Through its executive to consult  with the Government and the municipal  and city authorities, and work together  w-ith them in furtherance of the objects  of the Association.  6. To receive and expend in the  furtherance of the objects of the Association any money that may come  into its hands.  ��� _   7.' "To.employ any-agents expedient  in the  dissemination  of information.  Along with the news of Hewitt Bostock's retirement from politics comes  the intelligence that he has made an  assignment. Money gone; political  friends (?) gone.���Lardeau Eagle.  n  1,1, persons, old nud young, should have  thtHr teeth examined once every six month*  liy a competent dentist. Decay will be  present, and tartar forming, which nothing but a through examinatiau will reveal.  Professional service rendered in time means  high-class work, less pain and great economy.  A tooth filled when decay is in iuglit will not be  sensitive, the operation not long, .-.i:d the filling  lasting, because the operation has more and  better structure to work on. He is enabled to  make the walls of the caritv thicker and stronger,  and with slight danger of exposing the nerve,  the dread and fear of all when havingteeth filled.  Have your teeth attended to in time. Do not  procrastinate. Give the dentist good tooth-  structure to work upon, and he will render you  excellent service. Many persons put off their  visits to the dentist when sensitive leeth have  given' frequent warning. With mind excited,  body in high nervous tension, and with excruciating pain and suffering written on every feature,  they come for relief. How can the dentist be expected to perform the best operation when the  patient is in the worst possible condition to receive it? If your frieiul is sick do not wait until  he is almost ("lead before you do something for him  or send for the doctoi. The doctor may save him  by coming at the last moment, and should the  patient recover he Is liable to have bad health  the remainder of his life on account of not having  received proper attention at the right time.  Likewise, a tooth that is neglected may be filled  and Hitvcdnt the last moment, but will probably  have bad health the rest of its life. One person  in a hundred has good teeth, ninety nine persons  ill a hundred could have good teeth with proper  attention  DR. R. MATHISON,  DENTIST  Naden-Flood Blk.  Greenwood, B.C.  Columbia 'phone, No. 16.  " "       residence, 10.  V. hud N. 'phone, No. 80.  Phoenix Mall Service.  Office hours 8 a. 111. to ; p. in.  Jlnils clo-ie for Orand l-'orks, Grcnwood, Ross-  bind. Neison, Knslern United States nud Coast  points dnilj (except Sunday) at 7.15 a in.  KorMid��,i��,CampMcKiniie> unJ l'airviewon  Monday, Wcdiicsdai and  l-'riday at 7-15 a. 111.  Mails due from all points at 10.30a. in.  D. J. MATHtSON,  Postmaster.  notice:  Notice is hereby gncn that the partnership  hei ctoforc existing between us, tile undersigned,  a-, hotel keepers and In ery stable keepers nt the  town of Phoenix, Ilritish Columbia, litis this day  licti- di-isohed by mutual consent. All debts  owing to the said partenship are to be paid to  Joseph Maudel; who will continue to carry' on  business, audnllclaimsngainst the said, partnership are to be presented to the said Joseph  Manuel, liv whom the same will lie settled.  Dated at Phoenix, ll.C.this 20U1 Jay of August,  A.I). 1900.    .. ���'   ������'��� -''-.  J. MAMIEt,'  '.".'���'���������'.    GliO.'I'. MfKPtlV. . ,  Witness:      _ ,     ,.  W.'B. Cochrane, , '  Phoenix, 11. C.  45 ���'.-.���������:.:.-'  Townships Bank,  ESTABLISHED 1859.  CAPITAI- '--.    -    :  RESERVE FUND  $1,500,000  $900,000  BOARD OF DIB.KCTORK:  R. W. Hknkkkk, President, Ho*.' M. II."Cocri-  KAVK, Vice-Pre*., Israel Wood, I. S. Mitchell.  O. Stevens,  J. Jfi Galer, N. W.TIlomaa, C. 11.  Kfltliiui, H. B. Brown, Q. C.  ,     HKAD OPTICH, S1IKRBKOOKK, 1'. Q.  Wm. Hakwijm., Oenrl Mgr., 8. JJnoRf.r., Local  Mgr.; S. Xi'Mo'KKY, Branch Inspector.  BRANCHIvS.  Waterloo, W.I. Briggs, Manager.  Stanstead, S. Stevens,       "  Cownnviile, J. Mackiiinon, Manager.  -   -'   Conticbok, B. Austin, Manager.  Richmond, W. L. Ball,  Granby, W.'.H, Robinson,"  Bedford, K..AV; Morgan,    "   ���  '  Magog, K. P. Oliver, "  fit. Hyacluthe, J. H. La Framboise, Mgr.  Huntingdon, H. N. Robinson, Mgr.  Ormstbwii, II. T. Williams, Mgr.  Grand Forks, B.C., J.W. Macloughlin, Mgr.  Phoenix, B. C, Win. Spier, Mgr.  Agents in Montrcnl, Bank of Montreal; London, Kug., National Bank of Scotland;,,Boston,  National Kxclmnge Bank; New York, National  Park Blink.  Collections made at all accessible points.  Drafts issued for any required amounts, epod in  all points in Canada, U.S." and Hurmsf." Exchange bought and sold. .,_��������� ,-yp  Savings Branch Department at eaj^ office.  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention of  depositor. -.,.������  Office Hours: 10-3; Saturday from lo to tj.  The Most Popular  Hotel in Phoenix.  It is the FAVORITE RESORT for R  the Weary and Thirsty Traveller s|  or Wayfarer, and in consequence M  is becoming noted throughout the g,���  { Boundary. K]  THE CANADIAN  BANK OF COMMERCE  HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO.  Established 1807.  PAID-UP-CAPITAL $6,0000.00,  I [Six Million Dollar*.]  REST $1,000,000  ���  PHOENIX, B. C.  Newly Furnished. Choicest Liquors W  and Cigars. Dining Room First- jjra  Class in Every Way. \M  C. W. ABBOTT, Prop.  ���-��.#���*.*-.����� ��:*>.*.�� ar*-*>.*.��.�� ��:i  TcSepihones!  ...REDUCTION  IN LONG DISTANCK  KATKS. ....  UseVernori & ';  Nelson Go.;s Lines  5dc to  -Spokane, Rossland  and Republic.  RATES TO OTHER STATIONS  ProportloMtely Low.  SMYRNA  Syrup of Figs  IS THE BEST.  $��5~* A large bottle, 75c.  The Lion Bottling Works  GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B. C.  ���SOLE AGKNTS FOR THE���  Lion Brewing Co.  Of Rossland, the Largest Brewery in British Columbia.  ���OF.NF.RAL  EXPORT  AGENTS   Blue Label ���?����-  Setters  Natural   Mineral Water  Wjkmiadkn, Germany.  JAS. McCREATH & CO., Props.  00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000  The Norden Hotel  ALMSTROM & BERG, Props.  Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  DOMINION AVENUE, -       -       -     "-       PHOENIX, B. C.  The���  Maple   Leaf  Choice wines, liquors, and cigars always in stock.  Board by day or week. One trial and you will remember  The Maple Leaf Forever.  President  Hon. Gro. A. Cox.  Geneial .Manager. .   . U.K. Walk hi*.  Ass't. Gen'l   Manager. J.IL Pi.ummek.  This bank has the largest number of  branches of any bank in Canada, with  agencies at New York, Chicago, New  Oi leans, Skagway and Dawsr u City.  J. Maudel, Prop.  OLD IRONSIDES AVE.  PHOENIX, B. C.  -For sole only by-  NOTICE.  Nolice is licrcby given tliat the partnership  heretofore subsisting between Thoinns Ilerjr and  J, li. Alinslrom, doing husincas ns Thoinns Berg  &Co.,nttlie Norden Hotel, Phoenix, It. C, has  been dissolved. The business will in future be  carried on by Albin Alinstrom nud Thoinns Berg,  tinder the firm name of Alinstrom ft Berg. AH  debts due to the old firm are lobe paid to the new  firm, which will pay all the liabilities of the old  one.'  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, the 13th day of August  1900.  Thomas Bkkg  Alias Almsthom.  '������'������'.       J. H..ALMSTROM.  Witness: ���  11. B. Kerr.  ���12 ���. .  J. B. BOYLE,  Druggist  Prescriptions a Specialty.  V. & N. TcL No. 16.  Ttc Yale-Columbia Lumber Co*  limited.  Manufacturers of all kinds of  Rough and Dressed Lumber, Lath, Shingles,  Mouldings and Turnings.  Our Present Mill and Yards are Located as Follows:  Nakusp..  Robson..  Rossland.  Ymir....  Greenwoo  yards.  nill and yard  Phoeniv.   ....mill  and vard  (i     11      11  Eholt No. i   (I  u      ft  ��     11      11  Eholt No. 2....  (t  a      11  11     11      11  Deadwood   It  (<      a  e^���mill and  Rock Creek   CI  a        it  Long Lake   (<  it        a  We are also prepared to deliver lumber to any mining camp.  Our Company is enabled to Supply any order without delay  A. HENDER30N,  The Watchmaker and  Jeweler, is doing the finest quality of work in  the Boundary country.  Give us a call when your  watch or clock is "out of  whack," or you need anything in the Jewelry line.  Miller Blk., Phoenix, B. C.  The.  (Formerly the Columbia Hotel)  RUSSELL BROS., Props.  0000  First-class from top to bottom.    Finest liquors  and cigars.  Come in and try our new pool table and look over the  Mineral Exhibit.  0000  Comet:'Dominion Ave. and Phoenix St.,     Phoenix, B. C  PHOENIX ANOTHER BUTTE  Is Already the Second C^amp in Ore Shipments  in British Columbia.  The following facts about Phoenix tell the story of what capital has already accomplished in the chief  mining camp of the Boundary. There are yet many promising prospects well worthy of business like  exploitation.  Phoenix itself and the camps to which it is the nearest banking and business  point, are now shipping 3/500 tons of gold-copper ore per week, or 152,500 tons  per year.  The Knob Hill and Old Ironsides, situated in the very heart of the town, are  alone shipping 300 tons daily, or 2,100 tons per week.  The B. C. mine is shipping 150 tons daily, or over 1,000 tons weekly.  Other properties, such as the Golden Crown, Winnipeg, Athelstau, etc., are  shipping not less than 50 tons per da}', or 350 tons per week.  The ore shipments from Phoenix alone far exceed the combined output of all  other mining camps of British Columbia, outside of Rossland.  Yet Phoenix is only in its earliest infancy.  For further information, address,  G. W. RUMBERGER.  Dominion Ave.,  Phoenix, B. C.  Account1? of Coronations, Merchants  and Individuals received on lavoiable  terms.  Drafts, Commercial Credits, Travelers' Credits and Circular Notes issued  available in any part of the world.  Approved Notes Discounted; Collections made.  A general Banking business transacted.  Greenwood Branch,  D. A. CAMERON,  Manager.  MARK TRACY  City Scavenger.  All orders promptly attended to.  Telephone 520 or P. O. Box 50.  Office, Standard Ave.,  PHOENIX, B. C  AND SOO LINE.  East Operates West  FAMOUS;-  "Imperial  Limited"  Fast daily train between Alantic and  Pacific.  With direct connecting services to  and from Boundary Creek and Kettle  River districts.  First-class sleepers on all trains from  Arrowhead and, Kootenay landing.  Tourist cars pass Medicine Hat  daily loi St. Paul, Saturdays for Montreal and Boston; Mondays and Thursdays for Toronto. Same cais pats  Revelstoke one day earlier.  Ex Sun Daily train  11.45 Iv. . ..Greenwood,  12.12 Iv Eholt.. .  For rates, tickets, and full information apply to agents at Greenwood  or  Eholt, or  W.F.ANiir.RsbN,        E.J.Covr.r,  Trav. Pass. Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Nelson, B.C.   Vancouver, B.C.  Ex Sun  .ar 22.30  . ar 22.02  Spokane Falls  and Northern  NELSON & FORT SHEFPARD, FED MOUNTAIN RAILWAY CO.  The  only  all-rail   loute  between  all  points east, ucst and south  To Rossland, Nluon and  ALL IxiI.RMIIOIATK POIXIh  Connecting at Spokane with the  Great Northern, Noithein Pacific and  the O. R. & N. Co.  Connects at Nelson with steamer for  Kaslo and all Kootenai lake points.  Connects at Meyers' Falls with stage  daily for Republic, and connects at  Bossburg with stage daily for Grand  Forks and Greenwood.  r.cnve                      Day Trnin  Arrive  10:35 h. m.                  Spokane  7:10 p. 111  12:05 )>. m.                 KossIbiuI  5:3-111,111.  9:30 .1. 111.                    Nelson  S:oo p. 111.  Nijrht Train.  9:45 ;>. 111.                  Spokmie  7:05 a. ill.  11*0 11. 111.                  Kosslaiul  630 a. 111.  11. A. Jackson,  General Passenger A  gent.  ���                                         2  5           Smoke  ���  ���  0  ���  a  ���  ���  iKELOWN  ���  0  ���   -. a  A.:  ��������-~"���' ���"���"���      ���  ���  ���             CIGARS.  ���  e  a  a  1                 00  0  ���        UNION MADE  e  s  ���  e  0  0  ����o������ee������eoo��o>ooe��ooeaao  JlL* ^L����  JL9JC4JL JL  Insurance and  Real Estate...  Dominion Avi-nlu-:, PHOENIX, B. C.  AtiKNT For  Candada 1-ife Ins. Co.  London and Lancashire Life Ins.  Co.  Dominion of Canada  Guarantee  and Accident Ins. Co.  Surety Bondsfiiriiished.it Low Halt's  Offices and Houses alwavsov. hand lor  rent.    Snaps in real estate.  fctjV..  m  W  ".art  ���4*8  ��53  '4&  ���? k  <im  1$  :'&  ��������?.]'  '.4  If 1 -  !$ t ^  - ^$  :M'  'ft;  ������>'  nivR'.��HiBi,vt.WJWJi)lfft!a!SK|  ^^^8&fe}^B?^ffll3K^KSl^SffiiS^!l!^HJllJil^ti^aBtfaBg!^^ S&1  ��'  i;  '^fSSBii*  m-M  ..{^'���'v  ���:?.f  :!/no>M!  '    h  THE PHOENIX PIONEER"  PAPER  Des-  SeS::  WALL  --L\T1>T 1)1 slONs  o���o  Blank Books  of  Every  cription.  o���o  Choice Line of Confectionery.^  o���o  IMPORTED AND DOMES  TIC CIGARS.  ii M  PHOENIX, B. C  looUiy o\ei 1 he field.    Wednesday he  nude his /"list \isit to I*hoeni\.  Tom lisincrs were badly injured by  the tailing 01 .1 ski]) some 500 leet 111  the Le K01 mine last Fnday. They  wt'ie Lai in McElm, Chas, Hensley,  Owen Iliglaiid and Mike Sefik.  e  Alev. Henderson,  the jeweler,  e\-  pects Mis. Hendeison to  arrive  fiom  Ot.aua aome day  next  11eek,    They 1      Spectel Da , a, Spokane Expos���ion  will out upv the new residence just ne-'  ing completed on the New Yoiktoun-/    A   "mber of special days already  ^]tti I have been  assigned  at  the Spokane  Industnal Exposition, which ojiens on  Dr. Atatbison fieri; Sunday.  Dr. Mathison, the well known  Greenwood dentist, will he at the Imperial hotel, Phoenix, Sunday, September 23. 'J elephone tiie doc tor at his  Greenwood oliice and make appoint-)  incuts lor the abo\e date. Columbia!  'phone, Nos. 16 and 10, the Lttci at  his lesidence. V. i\: N. phone No. 80.  J   The Local Grist*   j  S X  Travel into Phoenix is increasing.  A telephone was put at  the Alhel-  staii mine this week.  Business is improving in neatly'all  the Boundary tow 11s.  Dr. Mathison. dentist,' Greenwood,  o\er Bank uf Commerce.  Joe Hedges expects to open up  his  li\eiy stable again beioie long.  Choice varieties ot  fiuit arc now in  the market Irom the Okanagan.  The Miners' Union of Camp  McKinney has a membership of 40.  The demand lor residences in Phoenix is much gieatcr than the supply.  Geo. P. Bicakenridge is building a  good sized addition to his hemic on the  hill.  A nupibcr of new buildings are expected to be erected in Phoenix this  tall.  ty.'E. Poupore, of the Yale-Columbia Lumber Co., was a visitor to town  v Tuesday. '    ���    .  W. M. Law, of Greenwood, is expected to open his store in Phoenix  about the 1st of Octobei.  James Hunter, of Rosslaud, head of  the Hunter-Keudrick Co., visited the  Phoenix, branch Wednesday,  ,McAuliffe, the tailor,* is preparing a  residence on the New York townsite,  which he will occupy shoitly.  The pioposed  railway bridge over  I'le'Columbia at Robson, will cost the  ,   t. P. R. $500,000 and have five spans.  ��� A'. J. McMillan, managing director,  and "J. \V. Astley,  consulting engineer  '*if   the' Snowshoe,   airived  in camp  Thuisday.  Surveyors are at work laying out an  nnstirveyed portion ot the Anaconda  tow nsite, which is. shortly to be placed,  on the market.  Miss Mabel V^endell and Frank C.  Chord, both ol Midway, weie married  in that place last week by Rev. R. P.  Murray, B. A..-     �� - ;  A  jiromenade   concert was given  Thursday    night,   at   Masonic   hall,  Greenwood, lor  the   benefit of  church ot' England.  Fred, Ritchie, formerly located at  lloyie, has accepted a position with  Chas; Sears, in the I. X. L. store, on  Old Iionsidesatenue.  At Fairview, on the 5th inst. Miss  liene M. Ha)nes was married to Richard Hi Parkinson, C. E., by the Rev.  lienrv.Invm (Father Pat). '  David \V. Moore, ore buyer for the  'J'rail smelter, w hose business takes him  all oxer the mining districts, spent  several days in camp this week.  " Steve Swanson, shift boss at the  Old Ironsides, has started work on his  ;iew residence on Grey Eagle avenue,  north of the company cottages.  . Sherman Greene, engineer at the  Snowshoe, has received word that his  mother in New Brunswrick is ill, and  expects to start for that province to-  .day.'   , ���  - An extra of the B. C. Gazette has  been issued containing regulations for  the detection and treatment of the  Jmbonir pligue.    It is not needed in  Returns have been received from  the six cats ot Brookl)n ore shipped  to the Tiail smelter a lew weeks ago.  While the figures are not made public,  it is known that the results are verj  satisfactory.  The net proceeds' of the Benefit  Dance gi\en by the Old Iionsides  Foot Ball Club last week, x\eie $50.  The new giounds, east ot the C. P. R.  depot, aie nearly ready lor use by the  aggregation ot kickers.  The Warwick Trading Co., under  the management oL_L_Cos��royc, will  shoiT'"at Miners' Union Hall, "on the  26th inst. The show is piincipalh a  series 01 moving pictures, those ol the  Boer war occupying a prominent place.  Atrat meeting of the board of man-'  agefs''Gf' the Presbyterian church held  Tuesday evening, it was decided- to  make a canvass at once to ascertain  the amount of subscuptions available  tor the construction ot a new church  edifice.  the second of nex-t .mouth. Those  days which have been a^ked for and  granted thus far, are:  Wednesday, October 3, Fire Chiefs'  Day and liieinan's tournament and  paiade. <  , Thursday, October4, Emit Giowers'  day.  Friday, October 5, Red'Mon's Day.  Satuidax, October 6, Press Day.  Wednesday, October 10, Elk\ Day.  Friday, Octobei 12, Druggist's Day.  Tuesday, October 16, Spokane 1 lay.  Besides the-.c, othei s ha\-e asked tor  speciafdays whichfhave  not jet been  determined upon, among them  being  the Eagles, the Knights of Pythias the  -'.Voodmen of the world,   the Fore'steis  and the tiaveling men.  tyj^fig^^  T T   T T  T  T TTT��ttt��tttt*��^H4  J. D. Maxwell, a well know photo-  |grapher, o! Spokane, airived in town  Tuesday and this week has beei\ taking  views 111 and aiound the Minei-Giaves  syndicate propeities. Last week he  took photogiapits of the Granby  smelter. ^  Wm. Yolen Williams,  the popular  ���1 Advertising Pajs.  An Oklahoma girl who advertised  for a husband, got him. The total expense for adveitising and wedding  outfit was $11, and within a xe.ir the  husband died, leaving a life insurance  of$3,ooo.%> And some [>eoplo claim  that advertising does not payi  Tracklavlnz in Two Months.  T.'W-. Holland, of Grand Forks,  uhq M\as M,recently successful in  securing the passage by the provincial   legislature of   a  measure   in-  , .,'...     '-'    "' icorporating   the   Giand   Forks   and  superintendent  ot  the   Miner-Giaves|Kt;tl)e   Rner railuav  comvanVt  has  sxndicates propeit.es,   returned   'lues- olganized |,j, engineering parties. The  trip- to Rossland. j sun;ey  0r lhe route  between Grand  1 Forks and Carson,  B. C , a point  on  the International boundaiy,   has been  :  HARDWARE   DEPARTMENT  A complete stock of Pipe, Steel, Iron and Fittings, Capital Cylinder Oil, 600 W. Cylinder Oil,  Crow's Nest Coal, Bennet Fuse, Giant and Hamilton Powder, California Caps, Steam Heaters in  Endless Varieties.  OUR QR  Imported and Domestic Goods of all Descritions.  Crosse and Blackwell's Assorted Pickles, Assorted Jams, Essence Anchovies, Mushroom Catsup,  Potted Anchovies k  and Bloaters.   A fresh lot McLaren's Imported/.Cheese, GilJards Relish Salad Dressing, Mustard and  Horseradish  atid a hundred and one other unparallelecktable delicacies the stomach craves for.  ���4" THE WYNKOOP STEPHENS TRADING CO., LTD.  Summit House  J. A. MUNSOiN, Proprietor.      ��   ��    ��    ���  '���      Cor. Knob llill Ave. and First Street.  Finest Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  jRooni in Connection.  -'-;-  PHOENIX, B. C.  i ues-  day Irom a week'-, trip to Rossland.  Thursday hc-visitcd the li. Bell, in  Summit Camp, w inch is improving under development.  M. Mclntyre and Alex- McDonald  have leased the'stable and mail stage  line of J. Mandel, for a term of eight  months. Both are well known heie,  and solicit a'share ot the public patronage. Mr. Mandel will devote his  time to the Maple Leal hotel.  The president and diiectors of the  Royal Agricultural and Industrial Society have extended to the press a  cordial inritation to be present during  the provincial exhibition, which will be  held at the Queen's Park, in New-  Westminister, Oct and to 5th, inclusive. , /  Cnas.  Wilkins,   of East Farnham,  Quebec,  who has fjeen  spending   a  month  in  and around Phoenix,   left  Wednesday for his Eastern Townships  home, l Mr. Wilkins is' a. stockholder  in the War Eagle, and  leaves  with  a  decidedly favomble impression "of that  property.'        ' ,"'��� ,  A large number of invitations were  the!issued this" week  for the, ball ��� which  took place last night at  the Mother  Lode mine, in  L*eadwood  camp:    A  good orchestra furnished music, and a  special train was runfiom Gieemvood.  The occasion was the opening of the  new dining hall.  The announcement is made that  the Canadian Pacific has communicated with the executive committee of  the Spokane Industrial Exposition,  stating that it will handle free of charge  all mineral exhibits from any point in  the Kootenays to Nelson, so as to connect with the Spokane Falls & Northern.  Smith Bros., who are erecting the  Graves-Williams building, corner Old  Ironsides avenue and First street, ex-  jiect to have part of the structure ready  lor occupancy on the 1st o'f October.  The plastering was finished this week,  and finishing is now being, crpwded.  It is one of .the best office and store  buildings in this section.  commenced, and as soon as this work  is completed the survey will be extended south through the Colville reservation to Republic. Tracklaying, it is  evjiected, will be stai ted within two  months.  DWiHGDONALD  Job Work Promptly Attended to.  I'liocilix struct (Hack of I'ostoffice.    ~^H)  Plumbing  & Tinning  Phoenixt B. C  J. 1). Roberts, of Vancouver, of  Blue Ribbon tea fame, was doing business in town this week.  Chas A. McClung is spending a few  days at Nelson, B. C.  1 HE  I-'irst Clnss in livery K��s|Kct  American 11 ml European I'ltim*  IMPERIAL.  Hotel  Lighted-with Ulectricity  Heated with-irdt Air  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  3JOTICK.  GoMen   Ka;Ic Mineral Claim, situnte   in   the  Kettle Ri\ er mi mug ch\ isiun of Yale district  Where located ��� Greenwood CAiup.tMsl and nd-  joimiij; the Stemwinder mineral claim, Lot 558.  Take notice that I, XV. K.Williams, orpiioenix,  B. C, Free Miner's Certificate No B 29655 for nij-  Mrlf and ns agent for Donald  1)   Mann, Free  Mioer's Certificate No 8614 A , Oeo A. Cox, Vree-  Miner's Certificate No   11 24S9S and Donald A.  Cameron, t'ree Miner's Certificate No. 11 29668, in- 1  tcndi sixty da_\��Trcm the date hereof, to apply to 1  the Mining Recorder fora Certificate of Improve- [  meuts, for the purpose of obtaining a Cronu  Grant.of the al>6vc claim  And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such Certificate of Improvements  Dated this 15th day ofheptember, A. D , 1900.  54 W. K Williams.  E. WEEKS, Pkop.  Table Board, $7 per Week.  PHOENIX, B. C.  R.X. IV'n'LES, Prop.  Under-Metropolitan Hotel  olitan   ��^  Barber  Baths 50c, 3 for $ J.CO  Shop.  The  Clothing, Hats, Dry Goods, Bootsf  and Shoes.  Come and look over our elegant selection, just arrived, o|  Imported and Domestic Fancy All-Wool Flannel  Shirts and white Dress Shirts, before buying else-i  where. Also the par excellent Stetson Hats���largej  stock.  We have a fine line "of Carpets, to close  out at  low prices.  Shoes for Men and Boys, Ladies, Girls and Children at  Bed  Rock Prices, and don't you forget.it.  CHAS. SEARS,  Manager.  -*���������**������*���*���.++*  rhoen;*.j  Charles Wilson, onu of the moving  spirits in the f Jreenwood Tailors' Union, has beui appointed official organizer lor the Western Federation of Labor  in the JJoundary district.  W. A. Galliher, barrister, of Nelson,  libeial candidate toi the house of commons was iii the Boundary this week,  * �����������������������������������������*���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� J  I WHEN  you have   aj  :   "   Suit  or   Overcoat:  l made to order, yon wan4 '*  ��� the best  I best fit that  | bu}\     You   always  get*  i that and nothing else of ���  goods and  the J  money can |  ������������������� ��������������*#������  -���������������������* **+*****+4  -*������-*������4-��*��-  JheMITCHELL  j Merchant Tailor...  Rough and  Dressed  LUMBER  LATH and SHINGLES.  Correspondence   Solicited  AH orders will Receive Cait Slll'p PfOHIptly tO Afly POlflt  Prompt Attention,  <^E. SPRAGGETT,  Telephone No. 10 A.   GRAND FORKS, B.C.  NOW  IS THE TIME TO GET ON THE LIST  if you  are interested ' in the second ship-  inJat%?^e",x p,oneer; pub?shcd ever^ s����^y ����;  ing at $2.00 per year, is the only publication in the province  tnat will give it to vou.     A11 i--"---'- ->��� " '      ��� -l        y   ���  All kinds of "dough" accepted.  PHOENIX  ������������������*������*  Ameadments to Mineral Act  I'he amendments to the  Mineral  act which have become law this year  are: A cronn grant may be issued to  the administrator of the estate of a  deceased owner; a fine of $25 and  costs to be imposed for mining without  a license; advertising out a delinquent  co-owner; counting of a survey as  assessment work, and raising the fees  for a crown grant to $25.  jQUR/NEW GOODS!  : ^-' are beauties. Wei  : can SUIT 3^011 to 3'our:  : satisfaction in the choic-:  ��� *  ! est fabrics' made'.- ��� Come:  : in :and talk,it over, and:  examine our stock. j  Dominion Avenue. :  PHOENIX, British Columbia.      ���  C A. McClung & Co.,   DEALERS   IN   HAY, GRAIN, PEED, Etc.  #  In the Heart of Famous Greenwood Camp  All of our goods are now arriving by rail to Phoenix and we are, therefore, prepared to quote right  prices. No need to go to Greenwood or elsewhere.  Let us give you figures.    |jpieat just received.  The Coming Rossland of  the Boundary Country  ���^������������������������������������������f-  Standard  Avenue. $ % $  * �� Ckas. A. WlcClung & Co.  If you want, the  best and latest  in the line of ::  The Dry Goods Man,  Has one of the Best Selected Stocks in the "'    '  . .. entire Boundary, including ...  DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, HATS, BOOTS and SHOES,  And Everything Needed in lee's and Women's Wear.  00-0-00  We also have a well stocked Millinery Department, and have a good line of Carpets, Etc. ,  We are Headquarters for Stetson's Fine Hats.  00000  ;     .MICHAEL McBEAN & CO./  Dominion Ave., near Postoffice, PHOENIX,  B. ^.  t -  250 Feet from the Brooklyn Plant.  One-Half mile from the Ironsides and Knob Hill mines. gi?f  Railroad now being completed passes through the town.  Centre of six of the most prominent mines in the entire  Boundary, all of which are producers. Plenty of pure water  from lake on the property.  It's a plain business proposition, that of buying a  For the slight extra cost you  get more than its equivalent in���  ' better materials, extra wear, superior character and appearance.  1 We can show you a full line.  Half of them are the new styles  which have just been received.  The other half is composed of  those " Stetson" " boss raw  ^������i'V-snf! hats which have  :jm.-i�� ;.'. ;.;a!:ers famous. They  ars always in style.  Remember Hint 110 office in the Bound-  dnry can give you belter satisfaction than  the JOB DEPARTMENT of the ......  PHOENIX  PIONEER.  For Prices and Terms, apply to  NEAT ... . . .-  CLEAN . . . .  '���ATTRACTIVE  That is the Mnd that pays.  That is the Mnd you want.  That is the Mnd WE DO.  11, lit  4  iff.  ��J.C  iflif.  if.  11,  DROP IN AND SEE


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