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Array Boundary Mines Sent  Out 390,000 Tons of  Ore in J90L ���* #  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary,  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District.  Vol. III.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SATURDAY SEPTEMBER   20, 1902.  No. 45.  UNRIVALLED  VALUES IN  BOOTS  C. P. R.*S NEW  SPUR WORK  Several More Are to Be Put  in at Once  AND  SHOES  MOANS INCREASED  ORE SHIPMENTS  Two Will be Built at Ihe Snowshoe, and Ao-  ' older for (lie Qraaby Mines-Work Already Started.  We have several  $4 lines of Ladies' Slitfes, which, to  make room for new goods, we are selling at $2.  Iff  $1.75 Child's Shoes at $1.00  A proportionate discount in number of other lines.  'Iff  We are the sole agents for the celebrated   BELL LADIES' SHOES, of which *we carry a full stock.    Prices to  suit all.  Iff  We are headquarters for the uenuike  SLATER MEN'S SHOES.  Every pair of which is stamped in plain figures on the sole;  18 different lines with a last aud a price to fit everybody,  f  All other makers' shoes wijl |*>e sold at a BIG REDUCTION.      ," *    !*'   Iff   ���;  GROCERIES.    ' DRY GOODS  QPI-fT'S  FURNISHINGS  GLASSWARE  *   ��� CROCKERY  HARDWARE... BOOTS, SHOES  '     HAY and GRAIN  i  I  I  1? Hiter-Srfdi (ki  PHOKN1X  GRKHNWOOD  Last Saturday, Sunday and Monday  R. A. Hainbridge, of Nelson, resident  engineer for the C. 1*. R. was in Phoenix, suivcying for new spuis which the  company is to put in here at once for  the accommodation of the shipping  mines of the camp. There will be at  least three more of these spurs, and  they will, in no small degiee, assist in  increasing the daily and weekly ore  ouiput of the chief camp of the Jioun-  daiy.  One of these spurs will be 1,800  feet long, and will run below the mouth  of the so-called railway tunnel ol the  Snowslu e mine, so that the immense  bodies of ore from that part of the  workings of that property can be ship  ped to advantage. Work has already  been started on this spur by a gang of  Tiernay & McPhail's men, which firm  has ihe contract.  Still another spur is to be put in {or  the accommodation of the Snowshoe  people, which will iun below the dump  of the new 300-/001 shaft. This will  give three places from which the Snow-  shoe can ship ore, and is the best evidence that thu mine pioposes to increase the ore output at no distant date.  Another impoitant spur to be built  is for the Granby mines. This will  leave the piesant Knob Hill spur a  short distance above the-new compressor house, and will iun southwesterly  into the hill on a level with the 100-  foot level of the Knob Hill workings,  which is the same level as   the  No.   2  PaIO out a thousand dollars.  Ilealib Officer Resigns and Pound Keeper Is  Appointed.  Aldermen Rogers and Marshal were  the absentees at Wednesday's meeting  of the city council, and the mayor appointed Aldeiman Riordan as a member of the finance committee. The  council directed that $500 be sent to  the Bank of Montreal on account of  the $9,500 due from the city, and the  following accounts were ordeied paid:  $ 24 00  48 00  1 5��  10 60  7 50  00  S&  45 00  S 00  5 3��  jo 00  ARE PLEASED  WITH OUTLOOK  Messrs.  Waterlow and Jonej  Returned to England,  MORE FAITH THAN EVER IN SNOWSHOE  ("reenwood Electric Co.  N. Lemieux   T. W. I lodgins      A. 1". McKenzie  ....  Pioneer Publishing Co.  Graves & Williams      22  Fraser & Landon       41  Phoenix Water Supply Co.  A. Groulx ���.-,  C. P. R. Telegraphs ....  R. B. Boucher   Post office ,        3 00  Yale Columbia Lumber Co. .*   336 48  Bank of Montiea  After Spending two Weeks Here, These Dlrec-  tora-'Reei/lriii flood Opinion of the Property���Smelter Talk.  500 00  'J'olal ..$1,059 85  The health officer made a report oh  the .sanitary condition of the city, and  also handed in his' resignation, the  consideration of which was laid over.  Two petitions were received', one foi  a sidewalk from the Cottage,, hotel  across the First street, .bridge to the  Summit hotel, and the other for a sidewalk from the telephone office to Banner street on Dominion avenue. Both  were laid over till the next meeting.  Chief of Police Flood was appointed  pound keeper, and an enpty building  back of the Union hotel was selected  as a pound.  A communication, was read from  Messrs. Graves and .Williams, owners  of the Bank block, for ' permission to  erect a first-class cess-pool under the  First street bridge, to be built of brick  and subject to the approval of the  medical health .officer. 'l'he request  was granted.  BUILDING ,A  TRAMWAY  tunnel. In fact in time this will connect with the No. 2 tunnel, so that  railway dump cirs can be iun right into the tunnel, thus giving another 100  feet of ore, hundreds of feet wide, that  can be handled entirely by gravity  after being once broken down.  On this spur the railway people expect to do perhaps 500 feet of work,  or until the ore body is reached, when  the Gianby people will mine the ore  aud ship it as fast as it is taken out in  the path of the spur. When completed it will increase the Granby's facilities for cheap extraction and shipment  to a laige extent.  Granby Co. Starts One to be  1,000 Feet Long.  TO CARRY ORE TO THE NEW CRUSHER  Will be on lhe Three Track System���To Take  Ore From Upper Levels of Ihe Knob Hill  Glory Hole.  LOCATING C0ASr5KO0TENAY ROUTE.  Chief   Engineer  Kennedy Has Been over  lr  Once.  James II. Kennedy, chief engineei  of the V., V...& E. railway, and A. M.  Lupfer, chief locating engineer of the  Great Northern railway, who left the  Boundary three weeks ago to make a  reconnoisance of the proposed Coast-  Kootenay railway between Midway and  the coast, have readied New Westminster.  Mr. Kennedy has traversed the projected route of the C. P. R. between  Princeton, in the Similkameen distiict,  across the Hope mountains to Hope  station, on the main line of the C. P.  R. This is-the route which Hon. E;  II, Dewdney, government engineer,  reported to be impracticable. Mr. Kennedy and Mr, Lupfer are starting eastward to seek a more southerly pass  across the Hope mountains at or near  the international boundary line. This  route extends via Chilliwack lake and  a tributary of the Skagit river, and is  regarded as quite feasible.  Visitor From Kaslo.  William J. Twiss, of Kaslo, general  agent for the Mutual Life of Canada  (formerly Ontario Mutual Life,) was in  the city for some days this week, look-  ng up business for his company. Before leaving he enlisted a n"ce contingent of risks, and was glad to have met  several old policy holders in Phoenix,  all of whom speak highly of their company and the results received on their  respective policies. The Mutual Life  of Canada is now on its 33d year. A  Canadian company owned solely and  managed by its policy-holders. Mr.  Tw'-ss is looking for an active and re-,  sponsible agent far Phoenix, and is  prepared to. take tip w(th the right  party on those lines.  It is a poor week when the Granby  Co. in this camp is not starting some  substantial, improvement���some new  building or piece of work that will tend  to assist in ge'ting out increased  quantities of ore at the least possible  cost.  The latest is a tramway that will be  at least 1,000 feet long, to run from  the upper part of the Knob Hill glory  hole to the new ore crusher, the building for which has already been erected.  This tramway will be of the three track  pattern, except at the turnout, and will  be operated by gravity, as is usual in  such cases. Already, some 20 bents  have been erected where the track will  cross the C. P. R. spur near the Knob  Hill compressor house, and this week  a force of men was put at work grading  on the upper part of the track bed.  l'he ore crusher is supposed to have  been shipped from the makers, at Sher-  brooke, Quebec, and will arrive any  time now. It is a huge machine, the  largest in the Boundary or British Columbia, and capable, when worked at  full capacity, of crushing 3,600 tons of  ore each 24 hours. 'Ihe 100 horse  power motor by which it will be driven  is being furnished by the Canadian  General Electric Co., from the works  at Peterborough, Ont., and will be here  about the same time that the crusher  arrives, which date will be before the  Cascade people are prepared to furnish  power over the new long distance line.  S. S. Fowler, manager of the British  Columbia Goldfields, Ltd., who control the Cascade watfr power, was a  visitor in camp Tuesday to consult  with the Snowshoe mine, management  about supplying electrical energy for  running the machinery, which it is  expected to be able to supply in about  six or seven weeks.  Geo. L- Pedlar, eye specialist, makes  regular appointments at McKenzie's  drug store for the purpose of fitting  glasses for defective or failing sight.  Watch for his dates.  Two years ago George S. Waterlow,  Esq., and Dr. H. Lewis Jones, two of  the London directors of the Snowshoe  mine, visited the propeity, and icport-  ed themselves as well pleased with the  outlook at that time.    This week they  have completed another two weeks' inspection at the mine, and now they are  more fiinily convinced than before that  the Snowshoe is being��evolved,   undei  careful  management  and  systematic,  business like development, into a great  mine���one that will in   the  future in  all likelihood produce mostsatisfactoiy  dividends for the shareholders.  These two gentlemen left Phoenix  this week for merry England, and when  they get there it is safe to say that they  will have nothing but encouragement  to report*to their fellow shareholders.!  1'hey have been on the ground again,  have seen the actual working of the  mine, and have noted the substantial  progress made since their previous visit,  and have nothing but words of praise  for those who have been carrying on  the practical part of the business in  British Columbia, while they have supplied the "sinews of war" from acioss  the sea.  Plans for  the Future.  Before leaving,   Mr. Waterlow  consented to an interview   with   the   Pioneer man, in regard to thefututeof the  Showshoe.    Fiom him it was learned  that the plans  of the company   in  regard to the ultimate process of treatment of Snowshoe ores were j et in abej **  a nee.    New methods were -gonstantl)  being  invented,   for   which   much  is  claimed, and they would bethoiouglih  investigated and the results laid before  the board 0/   directors.      Even  since  Mr. Waterlow'has been in Phoenix, a  new process from Germany  has   been  submitted to him, and   the  lights  for  Canada offered.    Whether  ultimately  it would be the ordinary  blast furnace,  plan of reduction that would be decided  upon, the Elmore process of oil  concentration, or some other, he was  not  prepared to say at this time.  While Mr. Waterlow did not make  the statement himself, the Pioneer  learns that he has been offered at least  three sites for the location of a smelter on this visit, one each in Cascade,  Midway and Grand Forks���with a  number of inducements thrown in  should the company decide in the  future to erect their own works. One  existing smelter, in fact, has offered to  sell the Snowshoe people a half interest  iu their works, and these suggestions  were all taken under consideration.  Asked what he thought of Phoenix  camp, after this trip, Mr. Waterlow said:  Two Things Needed.  "You have here some marvellous ore  bodies, greater probably than any where  else in British Columbia. The Knob  Hill has been piovcd to be a niosj. remarkable mine, and while our development on the Snowshoe is not in the  same advanced stage, we believe we  also have an immense proposition here.  "You need two things here to assure  success, and you must have them.  These are the co operation of the government and also that of the railway  carriers. In taxing, the government  should tax only profits and not the industry itself. I talked with Premier  Dunsmuir in London about this, and  also with the ministers at Victoria, and  I believe they will take favorable action.  "The.C. P. R.: has mothered this  country, and should nurse the mining  industry, and not exact all the traffic  will bear. Ore freights should not be  based on the value of the ore, as is so  often the case here. This would not  be allowed for a minute in ��� England,  and it must be readjusted here.  "Of the Snowshoe mine itself, I cannot but feel pleased at the way the affairs of the mine have been conducted  under Mr. McMillan, Mr. Astley and  Mr. Trevorrow.   We have an immense  tonnage in sight, and for the present  we will continue to ship to the custom  smelters, as heretofore."  Presents lo  Ibe Men.  Sunday Mr.   Waterlow met all   the  employees of the Snowshoe  and  gave  them an address, followed by   refreshments.    As a souvenir of'the occasion  each one was presented with a medallion, on one side of which was a  likeness of King Edward and on the re-  veise that of Queen Alexandra, which  he had had made in London  for this  purpose.    Those who had been in the  employ of the Snowshos for  two years  or more weie  presented  with  an additional   token.     The   incident   did  much to still further cement the  feeling of regard between the management  and the employees of the mine.  MONEY FOR  PROVIDENCE  Capital is to be Placed at $200,-  000.  CHICAGO FINANCIERS TAKING HOLD  Boundary Mining Notes.  Shipments from the Snowshoe are  now going to both the Sunset and  Mother Lode smelters.  A few days since the No. 2 west  raise from the Knob Hill tunnel to the  glory hole was completed.  The Granby smelter'is only running  two furnaces as yet, but it is hoped  to blow in the other two in a short  time.  F. Bail ey reports an important find  of grey copper ore on his Gold Braid  claim, near tbe Providence, in Piovi-  dence camp.  The Sunset smelter at Boundary  Falls was put in blast Wednesday, and  the second furnace ot the Mother Lode  smelter at Greenwood was also blown  in this week.  The framework on the new air com-  piessor building, 62x120 feet in size,  being erected by the Granby Co., is  completed, and enclosing and roofing  the structuie is almost done.  Duiing the month of August the  the Gianby mines shipped 14,988 tons  ol ore, and the smelter treated 12,971  tons���both being the smjllest tonnage  of any month so far this year, due to  the lack of coke at the company's  smelter.  Greenwood, Phoenix and Spokane People Inter-  eiled in Ibis High Grade Mine, Wbicb  Will Soon Ship Ai��ln.  Ordeis have been placed by the  management of the Snowshoe mine foi  lumber for additional ore bins, that  will have an appioximate capacity of  2,000 tons. They will be located ai  the dump of the lailway tunnel on the  new spur now being built.  This week steps were  taken  to  incorporate the    Providence   mine   in  Providence camp, with 40,000  shares  of $5 each.     Mark Madden, of Madden Brothers, bankers and brokets  of  Chicago, has been in the Boundary all  the week,and he is taking up and financing the new company.     Mr. Madden  will be president; Duncan  Mcintosh,  vice-president, and W. M. Law, secretary-treasurer of the new corporation.  W. S.Macy, of Phoenix, J. J.Caulfield  and Mr. Russell, of Greenwood, J. H.  Peet, W. A. Fuller and others  of Spokane, are among the old shareholders.  About $25,000 in shares will be placed  in the treasury.  The Piovidence is at present the  banner high grade mine of the Boundary, the recent shipment of three cars  of ore to the Trail smeller netting the  owners $143 per ton, in gold, silver  and lead. Those who have examined  the Providence aie not slow to assert  their faith in the property, which was  a profitable shipper 10 years ago,- and  it is even said that there is a certainty  of the present shareholders drawing b  handsome dividend monthly for a long  time to come.  CHARLES WILSON THE LEADER.  ORANBY TEAM VS. VHE EAGLES.  Great Game of Base Ball (o Be  Played Tomorrow.  Tomorrow afternoon one of the greatest games of bnse ball ever pulled off in  Phoenix will take place at the local  grounds, the contestants being the  Granby team and that of the Eagles.  The latter have been putting in all their  spare time this week practicing.  It goes without saying that the game  will be a "hot one" from every standpoint, and that some remarkable playing will be seen. A brass band will  be on hand and refreshments will not  be lacking for the enthusiastic fans.  Judge Williams and J. F. Hemenway  will be the umpires and see that the  fearful and wonderful plays are properly decided. The following is the line  up of the teams:  l-'agles  C-rflnbys  .bis. Miirhsall .  . Capt. ..  . Joe St.riilze!  T. Lyons   .Catcher .  ...J. Havertv  K. Heppeto. ...  .Pitcher .  ... J. -Strulzcl  I-*. P. Shea   .   1st H. .   A. Clark  Win. Laird......  .   2d B.  ..   W.  Cook  .). Jenkins   .   3rd 15. .  ..11. Strutzel  .1. lumping....  . .s. s. ..  .. L. De Vain  K.O'l'rien...;..  .   O. I*. ...  .. .Geo. Mend  1.. (iiigncr    ...  L. K. ...  ..... P. Cook  A.Driscoll   K. F. ...  .. W. Wnti-on  Win. Kleinine .  extra  Conservatives Elected Officers at Revelstoke  Convention.  - The Conservative convention at  Revelstoke last Saturday elected Chas.  Wilson, of Vancouver, leader; declared for party lines at the next general  election; elected John Houston, of Nelson, president of the provincial association, and the following named vice-  presidents: Gcodeve, of Rossland;  McKelvie, of Vernon; Seymour, of  Vancouver; Annandale, of New Westminster, and McPhillips, of Victoria.  The president and vice-presidents  afterwards met and elected Green, of  Kaslo; Robinson, of Kamloops; Reid,  of New Westminster; Seymour, of Vancouver, and Russel, of Victoria, members of the executive. . Frank S. Barnard was re-elected treasurer, and the  election'of secretary was deferred.  Revelstoke beat Victoria as the place  at which the next convention will be  held. The next convention will be  made up of five delegates for each  member returned to the legislative as-,  sembly fiom each provincial electoral district.  Card of   Thanks.  I desire to thank all my friends in  Phoenix for the noble response to my  appeal for aid since losing my eyesight  in an explosion' in the Knob Hill mine  June 6, 1902, especially W. Yolen Williams, Phoenix Miners' Union No. 8  and Snowshoe Lodge No. 46, I.O.O.F.  J. M. McCloskev.  James Milner, the photographer,  went to.Grand Forks this week, and  will return on or before October 5th.  ��� George Holford, of Kamloops, son  of H. P. Holford, of Brighton, England, cue of the largest shareholder in  the Snowshoe mine, spent a couple of  d.tys at the mine this week.  I  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS  The following; mble gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines lor 1900, for 1901 aud  for 1903, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer-  1900  64,633  297  150  tiranliy Mii.es, Phoenix ..  Snowslioe, "  Wl Brot'klyn> "  fgg] Mother Lode, Deadwood..  Sunset, " .  Morrison, "  li. C. Mine,  It. Bell,  Kuimn,  Winnipeg,     Wellington       1,076  1901  231,762  1,731  Past  Week  5,340  Summit    19,494  5,221  870  99,034  802  150  3.328  80.396  4,520  47,405  500  G50  900  4,178  1337  1,040  785  Golden Crown,,  Athelstan, "          King Solomon, W.Copper...  No. 7 Mine, Central...  City of Paris, " ...  Jewel, Long Lake...  Curmi, West Fork...  Providence, Providence...  Ruby, Boundary Falls...  Miscellaneous   Total, tons   ��� iranl-y Smelter treatment, tons  2.250  1,200  2,000  160  3,230  99,730  62.387  550  875  ���665  350  890  80  3,450  390,000  230,828  625  482  2,175  43  10,  4  r-T>  319 325.869 ||  930 212,310 W  m  1$  S  0ttMKtolWSE*fl THE PHOENIX PIONEER  Isk*:';;*!  mi  ��li 'rii  if|t  if*  lllf  w  S'Mt  5*fi��  HP  Si?'  ���Jimm  Jmm ������  fe?l;t*'-?*��:  ..1?, 1'  -*."S'-fi - -*  ii&M*-*-  ��� ��44����44Q����t����-M-H-M*-��-<--t--��-->��-M--M--f�� �� �����������!������������� + ��� ���������������H'j  I The Canadian Bank of Commerce  ��� *  ���  ��� HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.  j*<      **      Rest, $2,000,000.  Capital, $8,000,000.      J  HON. GEO. A. COX, President.  * J. H. PLUMMER,  B. E. WALKER, General Matugtr.  Axc't Gen'l Muugcr.  fl. F. MYTTON,   Manager  ���#��������������� MMM H < ������������ ��� ������-t-M-M-H  Greenwood   Branch  rtTTTTTTTTTTT  The Phoenix Pioneer,  ISSUED OS SATURDAY BY THE  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PHOENIX. B. C.  W. B.WILLCOX. Manager.  ��i    1���.,   I "Business office No. 14.  Telephone   J M���BEer.s re��idence. No. is.  SOBSCHIFTIOSS IH ADVANCE.  PerYe��r ��� J*-00  Six Months ~ _ -  '-JS  To Foreign Countries J-����  Ifvousre not a subscriber to this paper, this  Is an Invitation to vou to become one.  B. C. MINING NOTES  Advertising rates lurnlshed on application.  ��� Legal noticed 10 and 5 cents per line.  Four weekly Insertions constitute one mouth's  advertiolne.  <unionH  1 1902  SEPT.  190?  Sun. Hon.  Tues. Wed.  Thu.  Fri.   Sat.  J  .234  5   6  7    8  9  10 11  12 13  14 15  16  17 18  19 20  21 22  23 24 25  26 27  28  29  30  EDITORIAL COMMENT  The Eiie placers aie creating some  excitement.  Last week Sandon's mines shipped  260 tons of ore.  Rossland mines shipped 7,860 tons  of ore last week.  A Kansas zinc smelter is in the market for Slocan oie of this kind.  The Cai iboo Consolidated  has ad  opted electric drill's for cutting its bed-  tock flumes.  Ten feet of solid ore running $11 a  ton has been struck in the Green  Mountain mine, Rossland.  The men at the Washington mine,  Slocan, struck last week because a  Chinese cook was installed.    '  A recent examination of the Ymir  mine showed 106,000 tons of oie ii.  sight���enough to run the large stamp  mill for two and a half yea is.  A splendid strike of free gold ore is  reported in the ciosscut being run b\  the Ophir-Lade Co. on the Rossland  claim of the Imperial group, Lardeau.  Eighty-five tons of Velvet oie recently yielded 109 ounces gold, 71 ounces  silver, 13,227 pounds copper, wet assay; net proceeds from smelter, $2,441,  or an aveiage of $28.71 (^5 14s 9d)  per ton.  made for export before December which  will aggregate 12,000 to 15,000 ton1,  per month. This should carry the  price of copper legitimately to 13 or 14  cents per pound in this country and  and advance the price in London ;��io  to ^15 per ton. ��� Western Mining  World.  THE RIGHT SOOT.  Or. Gordon, of Pboenix Is a Qood Mao for  s Town.  Dr. Gordon, of l'hoenix, was in town  several days last week the guest of Dr.  King. Dr. Gordon is an exceedingly  pleasant gentleman to meet, and a valuable man lor any town to have as a  citizen. It would pay the council of  Phoenix Jo send him out once a year  to spread abroad the good things of thai  town. An easy talker, conservative in  his statements yet emphatic in hisdec-  laiatious, he never quits.  Phoenix and the l'oundaiy country  seem to be his religion, and he preaches  the gospel of prospeiit; and good will  lo all. He says l'hoenix is the best  town in British Columbia, that it has  the best mines, the best newspaper and  best prospects for the future. The  doctor is the kind of a man who will  make a knocker feel sony he was ever  born. It is such men thatlielp 'o build  up towns. They create confidence  and make men glad that they are on  earth urovided they live'in Phoenix.���  Cranbiook Heiald.  D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGKN1*,  F1KK, L1FK, ACC DfcNT.  Cuiuiuifcv-luiii'r for tallug Aftld-Mltt.  Phoenix, B.  A. SCOTT,  Contractor and Builder.  Estimates Furnished.  PHOENIX, B.  W. B. COCHRANE.  S. CAV'LEV.  CAYLEY & COCHRANE.  Solicitors, Etc  PHOENIX, B. C.  Do You  Take  THE PIONEER  ?  You should if you don't. It gives the news  of the Boundary. It works for the Boundary. It is owned by the editor and not fa-jr  any clique or faction. It is worth $10.00.  It costs only $2.00.  cn mi  Represented by J,G,WhItc��rc, Nelson, B.C.  ). F. Hnncnway, Local Agent.  R. B. KERR,  Barrister and Solicitor,  notarv public  PHOENIX, B. C.  King Edward Lodge, U.D.  A. F. and A. M.  yJ5\     Rex''tnrconimiiiiicatton S p. m.     Sec  1.13 \-��    ondTliurHday of each month.  <\Vyf  KmerKcnt meetings ascalled; Mnsonic  * Halt, Morrlsoii-AmlerM-n Mock.  W. I..GURMAINH,  Secretary.  K.I.  COCK.  W. M.  J. D-iiiiiuaui/j  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  >^*j��  PHOENIX, B. C.  | Phoenix Home Brewed      ��  ?*  ^  SOME USES FOR RUBBER STAMPS.  Phoenix Federal Labor Union   No. 155. ���   Meets Thursdays at 8 p. m. at Min-   ers' Union Hall.   KD BROWN. Pics. AUGUST I'lr.GER. Sec'y.  Out of 230 votes at the conservative  convention there was but one against  -party lines, and that one was personally in favor of the plan.  There is a general feeling that times  generally are on the mend in the  Boundary, and that the trend will continue till they are better than ever  before.  The output of gold for the Quesnel  Forks division of Cariboo will not be as  large as was expected, owing to,a shortage of water for hydraulicing, but in  the Barkervilie section the results ol  the season's woik are reported as the  best for many years.  No End of Places Where they tan Be  ixed.  It is strange how a business man will  use a rubber stamp in this a^e of advanced piinting. A rubber stamp on a  bill he id, letter head or envelope is recognized at once by anyone, and it carries with it an air of cheapness that is a  positive injury to the man who uses it.  J An exchange, which i.s evidently piint-  PHOENIX AERIE  NO. 158.  Meetings on Friday  nl 830p.n1., Millers'  UniM Hall.  Vliitlng   brethren  cordially Invited.  JAMKS MARSHALL. I*re��.    R. L- BOYD.Secy.  White Cooks and Waiters' Union  No. 124 W. L. U., of Phoenix.  PROVINCIAL NOTES  Meets TiiPaiJay  nights, 8;3n o'clock nl  Miners' Union Hull.  That was a clever move of the conservatives to declare in favor of mine  taxation being on the net output. To  that extent, at least, the mining people  will be with them.  Probably more men from foreign  parts visited the large Boundary mines  in the last two weeks "than in any similar period. - That is one kind of ad-  vertiting that counts.  Party lines in provincial politics were  ���declared for in no uncertain terms at  1   V        I F ,    Fv ,  the Revelstoke conservative convention  . last Saturday.    At  the next  election  this will make a clean cut fight.      ��  Nelson may purchase the electric  tramway.  'l'he Kelowna Shippers' Union Co.,  Ltd., is liquidating.  The approaching Kamloops fail  promises to be the best yet held.  'The Kootenay Mail Pub. Co., of  Revelstoke, has been incorporated.    -  'l'he provincial government have taken steps to enforce cleanliness in daii ies.  A new townsite is being laid out a  mile from Golden, where a smeltei  will be operated.  J. Pridham, of Kelowna, got $3,600  ed in a rubber stamp community, says:  If lhe business man sees fit to daub  his note heads and envelopes with a  rubber stamp, and thus leave outsiders  to think there are no printers in town,  he ought to be salted. Such a man as  that, when he comes to die, should have  his obituary and the usual icsolutions  of his lodge printed on a board fence  with a rubber stamp. When he has a  boy at his house, or a party, or a son  or daughtei married, a full account of  the important event might be printed  on a sheet ot wrapping paper and tacked on his front door, and when he is a  candidate for office he might stamp a  label to the effect that he wants to be  constable 01 road overseer or justice 01  the peace, as the case may be, and pin.  to the Bosom of his pants. And when  the opposition jumped onto him he  might just stamp another label saying  it is a blamed lie, and pin that on, too.  Come to think of it, there is no end 01  uses a rubber stamp might be put to in  for his iruit crop-of 25 acres of apples, 1 lne hands of an enterpiising and econo  Not a little light was thrown on the  two per cent ore tax last week at the  meeting of the Canadian Mining Institute at Nelson. The government will  not fail to readjust this matter in tlie  near future.  The Butte meeting of the Mining  Congress was one of the most successful yet held. Important action was  taken in regard to the establishment of  a department of mines by the United  States govemment.  Premier Dunsmuir sailed fiom London this week, en route home. He  will piobably have something to say  about party lines in the present government, which is stirring up such a  tempest in a teapot.  Those British editors who saw the  Phoenix mines last week, thought they  were worth the cost ofthe entire trip  to visit Probably never again will  ' they see as much ore at one time. It  is the best advertisement in the old  countiy the Boundary ever had.  Some men have queei ideas of the  ethics of journalism. If they disagree  with their confreres on any point they  descend to personalities and villifica-  tion. Others think it more manly to  take a dignified position. The leading  public is not slow to decide which type  they prefer.  Bombastic booming is something  like a boomerang. It is more than  likely to affect disastrously the person  or place that sends it forth. In the  Boundary country the facts  are  big  cherries and plums this season.  Last week the first issue ofthe Mor-  risey Miner, was published in the new  coal town of that name. F. E. Simp  son, of the Cranbrook Heiald, is the  publisher, and the new weekly is all  right.  WHAT EDITORS SAY  Pressing Need ��� Apparently the  most pressing need at present is more  language with which to adequately describe the Manitoba wheat crop. ���  Toronto Star.  Qualikving for Famk���Joe Martin  says that Jim Dunsmuir is going to resign when he returns from London.  Such an act of wisdom should entitle  Jim to rank among the statesmen ol  the empire.���Sandon l'aystreak.*  A Correction in Terms���It is re  poited that Paul Kruger is about to  retire fiom the presidency of the Trans  vaal. It would seem more correct to  say that the presidency of the Transvaal has retired.from Paul Kruger.���  Toronto Star,  Strange But True ��� It is rathet  strange but true, that not one publisher of a newspaper in a small town gets  rich by it. Every dollar he receives  above actual iiving expenses goes to  make the paper better. The more  money he receives the better the paper  The moral is obvious. ��� Greenwood  Times.  Good Outlook for Copper.  Europe will need 1 vast amount of  copper during the next four months  because of the increased consumption  there and lessened exports from here,  and because contracts with copper pio-  ducers will expire, and then American  consumeis must of necessity become  large contractors for their wants.    We  enough to serve the purposes of legitimate dissemination -without resorting I estimate that the consumption for the  to questionable tactics. At least, that ensuing four months of this year will  is the opinion ofthe large majority of be fully 50,000,000 pounds p. r month  thinking men, J in America, and that contracts will be  mical man.  K.LORAII,  President.  Miss i.osche,  Secretary.  Those desiring lielpnpply to secretary.' Phoney  GEORGE GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS  ���  and BATHROOM.  Graves-Williams Block, cor.  First and Old Ironsides Ave  Phoenix, B. C.  CREEPINO UP THE STAIRS.  Eugene Field.  In the softly falling twilight  Of a weary, weary day,   .  With a quiet step I entered  Where the elii dren.were at play;  I was brooding o'er some trouble  Which had met me unawaies,  When a little voire came ringing,  "Me is creepin' up the Btaiis."  Ah, it touched the tenderest h<*art-8trinj->  With a breath and force divine,  And such melodies awakened  As no woiding can delinu!  And I turned to seo our darling,  All forgetful of my cares,  When I saw the little creature  Slowly creeping up the stairs.  Step by step glie bravely (.���lumbered  On her little hand** and knees,  Keeping up a constant chattering,  Like a magpie in a tiee;  Till ut last she reached the topmost,  When o'er all her world's afTnirs,  She, delighted, stood a vic-tnr  After creeping up the stairs.  Fainting heart, behold a.n image  Of n.an's brief and struggling life,  Whose best prizes must be captured  With a. noble earnest strife,  Onward, upward, reaching over,  Bending to the weight of cares;  Hoping, fearing, still expecting,  We. go creeping up the stairs.  On their steps may be no carpet,  By their sides may be no rail;  Hands and kne.es may often pain us,  And t e heait muy almost fall,  Still, above there is the glory,  Which no sinfulness impairs,  With its rest and joy for ever,  After creeping up the stairs.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that all account?  due the undersigned must be paid immediately, or they will be placed in the  hands of a solicitor for collection.  Chab. A. MuClukq & Co.  Phosuix, B. C, Aug. 10,1902.  Application for Transfer of Hotel License.  Notice U hereby given tliat we sliall apply to  lhe Boaid of License Commissioners of the City  of Phocuix, ot its next Meeting, for the transfer  ofthe hotel license held by in for the Kuob Hill  hotel, situated on lots 19 and jo, block 11, Old  Ironsides subdivision, city orPhoenlx, to Udtrard  Muii&on. W.J, Morrison.  James Anderson,  Dated June 15,19m. Licensees  A  . ,NE'W'V  .;. edition] ,  WEBSTER'S v  International  Dictionary  A Dictionary ot E.NOLISH,  j Biography, Geography, Fiction, ale  New Plate* Throughout  25,000   New  Words  Phrases    and   Definitions  Prepared under the direct  supervision of W.T. HARRIS  Ph.D., I.L.D., United States  Commissioner of Education,  assisted by a large corps of  competent specialists.  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Lager Beer  ^5 Brewed by a Home Institution lias pi oven the test aud has made a<  *5 host of Friends who testify to its Good Qualities g>  I PHOENIX BREWERY I  ���5 JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor. ||  5^5 Corner Standard Ave. and Banner St..   Phoenix S  LaAAtu'���!4 AJUcu, ri &*4* *^*  J*xA ttuU  *��U fiW&/ *r*J  ami/   'hd &uf ��At*M> drtkk  ?4iL Mhnfhuky %&  ���JAS. McCREATH, Prop  JOBBERS IN WINES, BEER AND CIGARS  Sole Agents for Relchsquellen Setters' Blue Label Brand the most  healthful and refreshing of Mineral Waters.  Phone1 Orders Solicited. GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B  C.  Maple Leaf  Hotel Old Ironsides  Choice Wines, Lh*ii..1.- und Cigar" uIwhva in  stock. Hoard by day orwe*'k. One trial and  you will rt-nu'iiil't-r The Mh|i1i- Leuf Hornvtr.  Avc-  -I.REG*; k McDONALI). Props..  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THE PHOENIX PIONEER  The Leading Weekly  0/ the Boundary.  ���������oeae ���������������� <>������������������ ������<������������  H  AT  A  THE  , BINER BLOCK  Near Second Street, on Knob Mill Ay  Tills inn tnoHlory htnictiirc jc;x40 fid,  with 15x3d foot aililition in rear, Kjilulile  for shop. Second Ktory filled for llviiiir  rooms. Well built throughout. Will  Dell at rca��ouah!e price nml on Mitlsfiic-  tory term*, rurticulariicaii he had oil  the prcmiHCB from  :::: MRS. T. BINKR  If you read the  PHOENIX PIONEER,  You'lLkeep posted on  tlie Boundary.  Published in the Heart of the Greatest Gold  Copper belt of British Columbia.  In 1901  The best established and regulated hostelry in the Boundary. We are centrally located in our new stables wi li  a complete outfit o. Saddle and Driving Ho L Te  bestofngs.     Parties dr,ven^a,ly Bgounda,y   ^  JOHN   COLL7NsTproprie^  Old Ironsides  Addition  ��� �����������������.������oae��ee��o0S0e��0���� ��*atoascii.....  9��������09��-��  No better business tonic can be found in the  Boundary today than a card in    .  $��?"- It is an investment���not a speculation, ^g  tlie entire Boundary shipped 390,000 tons of ore,  nearly every ton of which was reduced by  BOUNDARY SHELTERS.  I-iioenix ramp alone shipped 235,000 tons of oie  last year.  The Pioneer is published every Saturday and  and is sent to any part of Canada or the United  States for  2.00  per year���or the rest of the world for $3.00   per  year.    It gives the  Latest and lost  Reliable News  of Boundaiy Mines and Smelters.     It is fearless  and independent, and aims to be  DOWN TO DATE.  Your subscription can begin at/any time.  Address with check  l ������!���*����<<��������  ���K PUBLISHING CO;  PHOENIX, B. C. THE PHOENIX PIONEER   il""  "Strongest in me wono.  Assets $330,^8,063.49.  ��.Surplus $ 70,137,170.01:'  H. ALLENBERG, Manager,  ���605-606607 Empire State Building  SPOKANE, WASH. ;  L. W: MAJOR, Asst. Manager, Rcssland, B. C.  ; Ca.-v  ^01  ws by an  dJackdaw  I'ond of the speculative lulelit  Thither I wing my airy flight "  And thence securely sees '  The bustle and the ruree show  Which agitate mankind below  Secure and at his ease, ,  .'     1!   .''..' ''''���'' "���'"���''  Speaking of the drop, in copper, re  minds the Old jackdaw cf a conveiw,.  tion recently, with Geoige S. Waterlow,  "f the Snowshoe  mine.. . When tin  subject  was  brought  up, just  then a  thud was heard, and   looking down ii  was noticed';  dropped.  that copper   bad  indeed  ��� PHOENIX  MARKET.  I P.Biirns & Ga  HEAD OFFICE KOR IIOUN1MKV CRKEK, GKEENWOOl), II.  HEADQUARIEkS, KELSON, II. C.    ,       .  'l'he article that the Snowshoe director had allowed to fall just then was  an interesting souvenir of bis visit to the*  mine two years ago. It consisted ol  a medallion some three or lour inches in  diameter, of soljd copper. It was made  by Dr. Jones, in his laboratory in I.on  don, from oie taken fiom the Snow-  shoe mine on his last biennial visit,  and was mi uiiiijtie memento Seriously, however, the Snowshoe management does not seem to be w  over the drop in copper,  5.0P0 TONS  PER DAY  Revolutionary- Proposals.  Capacity of New Granby Compressor Plant.  STATEMENT BY MR. W. Y. WILLIAMS  Remarks Made at Luncheon lo lhe British  Editors at the Snowshoe Mine a Fiw  Days Since.  worrying   Vltolesaleand Mail ileal itataib.:  Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Threes Forks, Sandon,-Slocan City,  Silverton, New Denver, Ymir. Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  .   Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoeiiix  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON.  All orders receive prompt attention.  PALACE EXCHANGE STAGE  LINE.  Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  Leave Phoenix 8.30 and J.   Leave Greenwood 10 and 4.  DAILY  ����*������ A, S. 4 PAW/ Proprietor.  to our Subscribers.  BOTH NEW AND OLD.  MB"  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe (daily) both for One  year  :'.:L'.-..:._.. :...:_���;  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One  year..   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Daily Herald, both for One  T.QQ1.   /Including Handsome Portrait*-.  jrorl    loCKing-Edward, 17x12 Inches./--'---"----  Phoenix Pioneer and New York  World, Thrice-a week, both  for one year   Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Family Herald and Weekly Star,  both one year...   Subscriptions received to all Miign/.ines .i.ui  oils ut publishers lowest rates.  $3.75  2.50  2.50  Lit  2.75  IVriodi-  Send all subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX  PIONEER,  PHOENIX, B.C.  Just now one can hear almost any  kind of a rumor in a mining or'smelling  way to suit his taste, and with most of  them the Snowshoe mine is associated.  Last week a report from Grand Koiks  had it that the Snowshoe diiectors  had heen looking at a ''provisional "  smelter site, but Mr. Wateilow. denied  ihis. Then the Greenwood smeitei  was to be combined with the Snow-  shoe, and have two or three furnaces  and a couple of converters added. The  Sunset smeller was also mixed up with  the Snowshoe, aiid so was lhe Brooklyn  group'in' this camp. And so lhe stories ran. < ;  ���������  Now the Old Jackdaw submits that,  while lhe Snowshoe isdeveloped to the  stage where it could maintain an ore  output sufficient to run two smelter  furnaces, the management will hardly  build their own .reduction works at this  time, and also buy an iron mine to secure lhe requisite fluxes. It is much  more likely that a deal would be made  with one of ihe Boundary Creek smellers for an interest iu the plant, in order lo save on the custom charge foi  treatment���a most' onerous burden to  the Boundary's, low grade ores. By  such an arrangement the Deadwood  camp mines would supply lhe iron and  die Snowshoe* could furnish the lime  that' was needed.  . w . ���       .  That there is something in the wind  is evident from the fact that Iv W.  Thomas, lhe U. C. Copper Co.'s consulting engineer, was sent post .-.haste  from New York, armed with authority  to do business.    Just   then  the  thiee  t  Snowshoe directors  also happened to  be in Greenwood.  By   icquest   the   Pioneer   herewith  epublishes the report of lhe remarks  nade by Wm. Yolen Williams last week  it the luncheon given to British Editors  it the Snowshoe mine in response to  ihe toast to "The Mining Industry."  Mr, \V. Y.  Williams, siiiHiinlWHloiil  p.f tlii! Knob Hill anil Old IiouhkIchiiu'iici-  t l'hoenix, also rcHpundi-d to Iho toiitl,  uid Bai.l that he lufl his nalive land .of  Wales 32 yeiiiB Miice, and liu had worked  in all lhe principal minimr dimrids in  I lie United Stutcc, but nowhere bad lip  -'een such I'liormous.' ore bodies aa in  Phoenix. When lie took Hi mire of tlicfce  iniiic-B four yearn ago, nil the develop'  tiieii'.woik I'onf-islcd of a i-hafl. 100 feel  wp and 11 Binall drift ol about 25 feet,  whilst today Ih- yhad three miles of underground development. At present, on  account of ashovtageof eokeat theanielt-  ei-, they were only turning out about  750 Urns of oro per day, but this woulr"  soon bo remedied, ami then, working nt  their full capacity, (bey could turn out  1,500 or 1,000 tons of'ore"per day. The  huge oie bodies of (hiadistiict were practically inexhaustible. Some of the stupes'  in the Ironi-ides mine would com pare  very favorably with those in any mine  on the American continenk. Tlnsy -had  slopes 400 feet wide.'; ..,';  They were ''--.Wendy mining 700 feet  vertically from the surface, and in addition to tin's they had prospected by  means of a diamond drill to fiiHher  depth of 1.000 feet, and they now knew  that the ore exiiited,1,700 feet below tin-  surface. Knowing thip, they had commenced the erection of a much larger  com pressor plant, which, when completed, would be the largest in Canada, and  when this new plant was in 'operation ii  would be as easy to mine 5,000 tons per  ���lay as it was now to mine 1,500 tone. Il  must be remembered that in order to d< -  velop these great ihiue-* a large amount  of money was needed, and also a e.weid  erable amount of time, but he felt confident that the money so invested would  return' good ] rofits.'  'on'  But if you are going east write us for ou 1 rntes, and  let us tell you  about the service and accommodation rfTered by the  ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD  Through Tourist Cars via the Illinois Central from Pacific coast to Chicago  and Cincinnati.  '' F  Don't fail to write us about your trip, as we are' in a position to give you  syme valuable information and assistance. 5,319 milts of jack, over which  are operated some of the finest trains in the world.  For particulars regarding freight* or passenger rate.>,.c.il' on or address :  J. C. LINDSAY, T.F. & P.A., B. H. TRUMBULL, Com. Agt.,  142 Third St., PORTLAND, ORE.  Alderman !���'. E.Archer,of Kaslo, one  of that city's old timers, made bis first  visit to   Phoenix  this  week, aiid was  surprised   to see such   an  important  camp.    While   Mr.   Archer  does not  claim any boom at  present  in   Kaslo,  he says there are more  mines  within  ten  miles  of that   city than within; a  similar distance of any other Kootenay  town, and   that   the  Great  Northern  will surely build a smelter there.  ���*���  In the beginning God created the  heavens, the earth, then the editors,  then the liberal advertiser and the  prompt paying subscriber���which was  all very good. The next day it snowed  and he created lhe man who does not  believe in advertising, another who  does not take the home paper���then he  tested. Then the devil got into the  moulding room and created the man  who takes the paper for years and fails  to pay for it. Aft-, r he had completed  that sorry job and having a lew lumps  left, he created the excuse of a man  who seitled his arrearages by instructing the postmaster to mark his   papei  "ret used."  The Ou> Jackdaw.  ':...   .   ���.,.NOTICE.-,. ';'   . '  .Applicnti1.11 for Transfer of Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given   that  thirl)  days' after date  we  will   appiy  to tin  Board 01   Licensing   Commissioners 01  the Corporation of the city of Pboenix.  lor a transfer of the liquor license hel.  I.y ns for the Dominion Hous-, Old Iron  sides avenue, situated on Ixils 15 and l(i  Hlockll. City of Phomix,   to Oxley A  McUltlllg.       '      till.l.IS &. l-'OKKKKT,  t Per.J.X. Willis.  Dated at Phoeiiix, B. C, this 1st dav of  July, A. D. 1002.  DISSOLUTION OF. PARTNERSHIP.  Notice is hereby given that (he pari  ncrtdiip heretofore existintr between tithe undersigned, as hod-l-keepera at tin  Nnidcn lintel, l'hoenix, Hriiish Coiuin  bin, lias this day been dissolved by inu-  11111I consent.  AII debts owing to the said partnership  are to te paid to Thomas l"t;rg.who wil'  continue to carry on the business, am  all claims against the said partnershi-  are to be presented to the said Thornm  Berg, by whom the same will be settled  Dat.id at Pboenix, B. C, this 25th dav  of August, 11)02.  Ai.nl.N Almstkom,  Tiiojus Bbhg.   ,  Witncsss:  W. B. COCIIHANK.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  Notice is hereby given that at themxi  sitting of the license commissioners'foi  die city of Phoenix we intend to apph  for a transfer to Thomas Berg of tbe li-  reuse which we hold toscll liquor by re  tail in th<* Norden hotel, situated on Do  mini.111 avenue, l'hoenix. B. C.  Dalt-d tin's 25ili day of August, UI02.  Al.M.V Al.Mti'l'UOM,  Tiiomab Bkiio.  Why you should buv...  Better Stationery'and Job Print,  ing than that turned out bv the  Phoenix Pioneer has yet to be  produced. The proofof ihe.pud-  dina is in tbe eating.   Give us a  trial with your next, order   PIONKEB  PUB. CO.,  Phone 14. Piioknix, B. C.  Ads are lawyers that argue youi  case.     Have good ones.  Many a good article remains a blessing in disguise for want of advertising.  A study of other people's advertising  wi'l give the beginner more suggestions-  than a volume of rules. .  Fortunes are built on the instalment  plan���and each good advertisement  is a brick used in the construction.  The wise advertiser profits by his  experience, bul wiser is the one who  profits by the experience of others.  Thr advertiser who keeps' his eyes  open will find everywhere hints and  suggestions which he. can use in his advertising.  Cotton rags wanted at the Pioneer  office. Highest price paid. Bring  'em along and get your money.  Drop in at Almstrom's when in lower town. He has the finest goods in  his line.  CHEWING  TOBACCO  Because it is the BEST quality  Because it is the MOST LASTING chew  Because it is the LARGEST high grade 6  or 10c plug  Because the TAG.6! ARK VALUABLE fo  premiums unlil January I, 1904  Because we GUARANTEE every plugam*  Because YOUR DEALER I.S AUTHOR  IZED'TO    REFUND   .MONEY  lb*   YOU   ARE   NOT'SATIS  TIED  The E.mi'ire Toiucro Co., Ltd  must have- mruclc' many, '.of, Uif  admirers^ or   the   melodramatic  stage that the various outrages  to which; the .hero lai subjected  ���Jurlng   the   course .''..of; the pfour  acts,  when he Is "up ajjalnst' It" good and  hard, are as like each other as a row  of Japanese dolls.   Tne locomotive, the  fire-reel,  the; buzz-saw,  Hie  mine  explosion, and the shipwreck, have been  worked over and over again., What we  need Is novelty.   And if I might make  a, suggestion, some: new and startling  climaxes could be -worked up from the  modest incidents oi our dally life.   For  there are climaxes In the domestic circle Just as distressing as any depicted  on the stage.   Even when the canvas.;  buzz-saw is. advancing on him with all  the energy a perspiring stage carpenter can impart to It, the hero does not  suffer the agony of apprehension that  convulses the soul of the average man  w(hen he arrives home at three e'olock  In t'he morning and hears the contemptuous sniff which apprises him that the  wife.of Ills bosom Is awaiting him at  the top of the stairs.    Nor does the  heroine, when starving to death in the  latest black cashmere ."Dally Hint from  Paris,"  evince  more  trepidation, than  does  the average    matron,  when  the  leader in her particular brand of "sas-  ��lcty" drops In and finds her In a cotton wrapper with her store teeth In a  tumbler of water and her magnificent  chevelure lylnjr on top of tho bureau.  There are calamities Just as soul-harrowing In the domestic circle as In the  drama.   The, trouble Is that the play-  wrlirhts have, never token hold of them  In the true spirit of discovery.  We will lake as an example one heroic Incident that lately happened In this'  city when a prominent, citizen Induced  a small girl to save her life by Jumping  from the wlndowsll! of a burning house  on to the tails of his ulster, which she  accomplished without even breaking his  flask.    We can easily picture to ourselves how this could be worked up for  the stage.   The Angel uheelld Is backed  up.on the wlndowslll will a pound Of  red Are 'burning on a tin shovel behind  her.   Thehefo comes tearing on from  the side scenes. He sees her, and clasps  his'hand to his forehead.   (Heroes always do that.   It Is a kind of a send-  off.)   He seizes* a handful of clustering  locks from his w-lg and tosses It Into  the air.   It comes down "Tails!"   The  checlld niust be saved.    With a  wild  wrench he whips off his liver-pad and  holds   It   outstretched : In  his    strong  arms.  The cheelld Jumps and rep-hounds  from it like a half a brick from a book-  agent's cheek.   Once more she springs;-  and again he is foiled:   With a cry of:  anguish he hurls the'liver-pad at the  sneering villain and catches her on.his  breath.   And as she Is. lowered In safety  to  the ground   we  see  the  <iuiverlng  body of the villain nailed fast to the  blazing ruins by the faithful liver-pad.  There  Is another point  to  which  I  would  like   to   draw   attention.    And  that Is the way In which Inanimate objects are  neglected.     We have dogs,  geese, chickens  and  poultry In melodrama.   But that Is all.   I was once acquainted with a gentleman who played  a cake of Ice In the river scene In "Uncle Tom's Cabin."   And the barrel in  "Panjandrum" was a most lovable per- |  sonage oft the stage.   Many friends of  mine   have  also  formed   part   of   the  "hoarse gathering murmur" w*lch always arises In the wings -.yhen the hero  Is getting into a remarkably tiffht place.  But these^ were not strictly Inanimate  objects.   They drew salaries, and wore  red  neckties  on   Sundays.    What   we  need is a further extension of the drama i!rom the farmyard to the grocery  counter, and the hardware store.''" And-  we_ shall get  it.    We shall yet see a  drama  in   which   the   leading comedy  part is played   by   a   tin   of   canned  salmon    and    the   heroine    Is    saved  ��from the villain's clutches by.a barrel  of patent glue.     And  why should  we  not?   There are many comedians now  on the stage who would compare unfavorably from an intellectual standpoint  with  a  tin  of   canned  salmon.     And  there are heroes beside whose personal  charms a barrel of glue Would s#hlne as  a  paragon  of  pulchritude.    A* tin  of  canned salmon would  prove far mort-  useful to the heroine when she is lost  on the sandy desert, or afloat on the  lonely raft in mid-ocean, than a comio  Irishman with a Coney Island brogue.  If she did not care to tackle it herself  she could feed it to the villain and tie  him up in so many knots that it would  take  a  traction   engine  to  straighten  him out.   And the dramatic possibilities of a barrel of glue are simply Illimitable.   She could use It for sticking  to  everything  from  the  angel cheeild  to the papers proving her to be rightful  heiress to the old baronial home. When  the  villain   sprang  upon   her,   hissing  out "At last I have you in my pow-  er-r-r!"   she   could   paste   him   to   the  .titchen stove and go out for a walk.  How would  the band of Moorish brigands look If she stuck them all to the  adjacent rocks by the  slack of their  loose  trousers,  while  the  manly  hero  .vent through their pockets?   A dab of  glue on her wlndowslll when the murderer was creeping, knife in hand, into  her lonely bed-chamber,  would compel  him  to  stay  there nil   night  or  complete his crime in a costume which the  management would not stand for even  for a moment.   And then how useful It j  would, bo to help her to adhere to her  salary.   It Is true that they might have  to soak  the hero  In hot  water to get  him away from her.   But then he often  richly deserves to be soaked.   In every  other  Instance   the   faithful   glue   pot  could give cards and spades and little  casino to the most useful comedian who  ever trailed the villain to his lair.  These are only two of tho Instances  In which the use of Inanimate objects  In the cast would increase the novelty  of the drama. Hut their number could  be Indefinitely Increased. We have long  had the wooden ctor. Why should we  stick at the inanimate tragedian?  Herein we have a bright Idea for the  budding playwrights who have dramatized every book that has a circulation of over ten copies, until the principal value we place on the dictionary  Is tho fact that even the most ambitious of them have never used it as the  basis of a romantic play. And we  charge nothing for this hint to dramatists. It is an absolutely free graft.���  Montreal "Sunday Sun."  Curious  A-...  News.  "Mark Hanna's ��ecretarr says that  since 1896: over Are hundred children  have -been named after the Republican  "boas." ������;������  At th�� time whe-n the Duke aod  Duchess of Cornwall were in Victoria,  B.C., there, were three tamilies"living  in Quebec street named respectively  '���Georse,*- '���Cornw***,'* and "York," and  the eldest Miss George hod the Christian name of "ifft-r."  ' An olliclal decision of the much-discussed question* whether there Is such  a condition of affairs In the Philippines  as constitutes a state of war, has been  given foy the United States War Department in connection with a pending  claim. The Department holds,that the  Islands are still in a condition ot war.  An Important step has been taken toward the abolition of slavery In German East Africa by the publication  of an Imperial edict which permits every slave to end his condition of servitude by the payment of a sum of money, the amount of ivhlch is to^'be determined by the authorities. Every slave  Is to be permitted lowork for hlmsell  two.days In the week, or to use for hi*  own purposes tho corresponding proceeds of his labor. This will give the  slaves an opportunity to accumulate  the purchase monty. It Is further decreed that masteni shall not' transfer  ownership without the consent of the  slave. .,  It Is understood that Seth "Low,  shortly after he was elected mayor of  Now York, sold a million and a half  dollars' worth of securities owned t>y  him In various banks that are doing  business with the city, so that he might  not in the least emttarrass the city. Me  Is, determined that the conduct of New  York city affairs shall not be liable to  the slightest suspicion so far as lies In  his power. Many cf the stocks sold had  been held by him for years, and were  gilt-edged securities. His' friends say  that In disposing of those permanent  Investments Low made consideraible of  a sacrifice, as he can not find the. equal  cf some of them as income producers.  The strange story of the elopement of  an ordinary milch cow with a bull  moose cornea from Lake Onawa, a  pretty sheet of!water In the hills of  Piscataquis County, Maine, much frequented by sportsmen from the big  cities. The cow was the property of  Dr. A. T. Sandon of New York, whose  cottage is located on the shore of Ona-  wa, and she was kept in a pasture enclosed by a rail fence. A big moost  had been several times seen hanging  around the cottaj/e grounds late at  night, displaying great boldness. One  night he came close up to-where the  cow was, and the two seemed to be.  good friends. Late at night a tremen���������  dous crash was heard, and next morning the fence was a wreck and the cow  gone. Neither sho nor the moose ha*  been seen since.  EASTERN  Townships Bank,  ESTABLISHED 1859.  CAPITAL - - - - $2,000,000  CAPITAL, PAID UP - $1,955,225  RESERVE FUND  -  -   $1,200,000  BOARD OF DIRKCTORS:  WM FABWI.LL, President.  Hon. M.  H, Cociikakb, Vlcc-Prca.  Israel Wood, J. S. Mitchell, G. Steven*,' J.N.  Galer,   N. W.   Thomas, C. H.   Kntliaii, H. B.  Brown, K. C.  HEAD OHFICli, SHKRBROOKB, P. Q.  J����. Mackiimoii,  Gen'l Mgr.  S. Koom.1..   Local Mgr.  - S. V. Mokbv. Inspector of Branches.  BRANCHES.  In Province olQuebec���  Montreal, II. Austin, Manager.  Waterloo. W. I. Brlgga, Manager.  Rock Island, 8. Stevens, Manager.  Covvfliisvillc, II. I'. Williams, Mgr.  Contlcook. It. N. Robinson, Manager.  Richmond, W. I.. Ball, Mgr.  C run by, W. II. Robinson, Mgr.  Bed fore  W. II. liar-grave; Mgr,  Hum nfdwii, A. W. Watson. Mgr.  Magou W. I). Fraser. Mgr.  St. Hyncintlie, J. I.nframholae, Mgr.  -OriuMnivti, K. W. Morgan, Mjrr.  Windsor Mills, I{. P.'Olivier, Mgr.  In Province of Hritish Columbia���  CtjithI Forks, Win. Spier, Mgr  Phoeilx. N. H, Slack. Acting Mgr.  Agents   Iu    Canada,  Bank of  Monlrei  Branches.  ".   London; Kite., National Bank nfScotland.  ,   " . Boston, National Kxctiauge Hank.  "    New York. National Park Bank.  Collection,   .made at   all   accessible    ,  Drafts issued lor any required amounts, good at  all points in Canada,   U.S. and Kurope.  change nought and sold.  Savings   Branch    Oucahtuknt  Office. v ., (  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention ol  aepositoi.   ,-..'...  Office Hours: 103: Saturday from 10 to i J.  Montreal   and  points,  i at  Kx-  "Kacis  Too Much Parent  I  So ninny persons are operated upon  every day that it is becoming quite a  distinction to go to the grave all in one  piece.���Atchison "Globe."  "Doesn't it make you the least bit en-  Tlous to see what elegant furniture  Mrs. Eyefly is putting into her house  next door?" "Not a bit. My husb.-Fiid  says it will be sold by the sheriff within  six months���and I'll be there to buy."���  Chicago "Tribune."  N these days of strenuous parentage, It may not be amiss to sug-  , -gest mildly that there may be, in  the constitution of a family, such  a thing as too much parent.   Time was  when being a parent was incidental to  other business in life.   Our grandfath-p  ers brought up children, a dozen at a  time, with a careless familiarity that  takes away the modern breath.   Each,  of the dozen was disciplined and duly  (���"hastened.   .They were whipped when-  they told lies, and occasionally when  they, did no.t.   They learned to read at  four;  were put to work at five, as n  matter of course; and developed, In due  time, the stuff that men are made of.  There was never any particular fuss  about it.    The larger the family, -the  more  whippings   it took.    But  there  were always enough to go around, and  no one the worse for it.   The advertisement,   "Boy  missing.     Run  away  from   home,"  was not  an  uncommon  feature of the weekly newspaper.   But  of tlie remnant who had the courage to  stay at home and grow up.it may be  said   that   they  made  admirable citizens.    They had the rare privilege of  passing, their childhood  and youth in  the presence of men and women who  had other and more Important business  In life than that of being parent to offspring.   They grew up with a chastened  sense of their   own   unimportance   iii  the scheme of being, and a philosophic  expectation of taking the hard knocks  of life as they came.  We'have changed all that.  We have  listened to the voice of Froebel, "Let us  play  with  our children;" nnd  to the  educational moralist, "A, father should  be his boy's best friend;" and to our  most   famous   and   most   unpractical  poet, "The child is father to the man:"  and the whole business of child-raising  Is turned other end to.   We no longer  raise them by the dozen.   One or two  at a time Is as much as we dare venture, and very cautiously at that.   We  study the development and take note*  on the bumps, phrenological; the othe  kind the modern child Is never allowec  to have.   We agonize over our relation  to his moral growth, and drop tentative,  trembling seeds Into the ground  of his being, and exchange specimens  if anything  comes of  it.    The  result,  as <a whole, is not. It must be admitted,  altogether unple.islng.   There is something about  the  well-born,  well-bred,  wholesome child of to-day that makes  glad  the eye and the heart.   But the  poor parent!    We protest that he has  never had a chance in life.   Ten to one  his own  parents   In-longed   to  the  old  school, and  disciplined him within an  inch of Ufe.   And now his children belong   to   the  ncv.    He  is  ground   between the upper nnd the nether stone.  Only   in  scattered,  precious  moments  does he dare call himself his own. Late  In the evening, perhaps, when the all-  Important  child   has   been   adequately  played with and encouraged and developed  and put  to  bed on  his hygienic  pillow,   there   comes  a   moment   when  the exhausted parent may sit down before the fire and draw a comfortable,  grown-up breath, and gather strength  and wisdom for the morrow.  As we watch him, we are reminded  of the pleasant old gentleman wiho,  across the reception-plate, is accosted  by the genial young girl: "After all,  sir, there's nothing so delicious as tha  wlflg of a chicken. Is there?" And  the old gentleman: "I don't know, my  dear. When I w.is young t'he old people always ate th.�� wings, and now I  am old the young people eat them. I  have never tasted the wing of a chicken."���From the "Contributors' Club."  Oregon WAR. & Nav. Co.  Oregon Short Line R. R.  Union Pacific R.R.  ONLY LINE EAST  VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Dailv.  Steamship tickets to Europe and other  foreign countries.  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Pomiuion Mineral ('lnini, situate in tlie Grand  Forks Miiiinj.; Division of (>:;o.yoos District  Where located; On Lookout Mountain, nnd  near the Lookout Miuciul Ctaiui.  Tuke notice tlint I, Svilni-y M Johnsou acting  nsngetilforj P. Shannon, I-'rt-e Miner's Certificate No. II 54495. intend, sixty .lavs from the date  hereof, to ajijily to the Miiiinir Recorder for n  certificate of linproycim-nts, for the purpose of  obtaining n crown grant ofthe al.ove claim.  And further take notice that iie'ion, under section 37, must be commenced hefure tin* issuance  of such certificate of nui.rovenients.  Dated this lath day of July, A. v., 1902.  4S SvnNBV M. Johnson.  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvemenls.  notkjh.  Hilt Six Mineral Claim, situate in the" Oranii  Korks MimiiR- Uivisioii of Osoyoos District.  \\ here located: In UelliURtou Camp, adjoining tne Jim Mineral Claim.  Take notice that I, Sydney M. Johnson, actinias agent for 1. 1". Mclntyre, Free Miner's Certitf-  ciite.Vo. M 51619, nml 0.1J. Robinson, Free .Miner's  Cei-ilk-ate No.11 5S306, intend, sixty dnvs from  the dale hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a certificate ol improvements, for the purpos"  of obtaining a crown grant ofthe above claim ' *  Anil fui titer take notice that action, under section 5;, must be commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 30th day of July, A. D.. 1902.  To Washington, D. C,  and return,  4S  SYDNKV   if.  JOHNSON,  From Rossland, Nelson, Etc. Corresponding reductions from all stations.  Through Tourist Sleeping Cars  BAST  Leaves Dunninri' Junction daily for ."-H.  Paul; Kootfimy Landing Tui-sdcy nnd  ."nlurday for To.onto, Montreal and  all eastern points.  WEST  Leaves Revclstoku daily for Seattle  and Vancouver.  Through bookings to Europe via all  Atlantic routes.  Prepaid licked* at lowest rates issued  from all European countries.  For Time-tables rates and full information,  call ou or address nearest local ngeut. or  O. W. Dey, E.J.Covi.e,.  .Agent, A. G. P. Agt.  Phoenix, H. C.    Vancouver, B.C  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.  m  M  mm  il��  it  :iiW'yy  ���p'M'y'y  mm,  :'i.%#?  .������.'���W'-*4i ���. :.M  mA  HW..'-U  Wa\  ** 1  # Li  ���^S8fH  WM  -*"   r l����      W--" ' ���-     r        ���"������-���Ml" ��� . p/r"-r!^*r-��       -����,���  -.. *it����-,n*��171,-rtl-.+W����    - ��" ���, n -n, t^, -i.v   i ��-   i-m-   -��.   , .*.���.-__    �� ��.   i-.-i. i     1 -���'-.�����   .    '-I ���.-     ������������/������        ij"j�� *     ��������������"   f\     11     '     ���.-!'* -i*.-i�� 'i   ��   - *.    -.- ������   ^;  I.   ���      i.... '..*.,     ���' '1,   ,   i    jj    '.    '  1       I*     1'    ������, ���       i��   * 1     ,     , ����� *���   |V    ��������� *  sswrwap III  Ws9km  IP  ill  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  Good Bar in  Connection.  Large Sample Rooms.  .Electric ****  ****** Bells  and Lighted  The Dominion House  OXLEY & McCLUNG, Proprietors.  Centrally Located  THE ONLY FIRST-CLASS  HOTEL IN PHOENIX  Old Ironsides Avenue  Rooms nnd Dining Room  In ehaige ofthe Misses Smith. ��� Table served with tlie best in  1   marketsT Special attention to wants of miners and mining men.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������  ^^(������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������������������������������������a  Bellevue Hotel  .Marshall & Shka, Props.  In Connection with Aetna Lodging House.  Knob Hill Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  BUS MEETS AIL TRAINS. UVERV STABLE IN CONNECTION  Best Obtainable Brands of  Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  'Phone 29  Dining Room First-class in  Every Particular.  iSoap....%  While tlu-ie'* lilts il*eie's hope,  as a famous Soap inanulacturer  once said. We have "every kind  of Soap that the heait or hands  could wish for or need. We can  give you* the daintiest imported  ptoductions, or just good, useful  every day soap that will do the  business and do it right.  BOYLE,  The Druggist.   .  ���I'lione 16  Knob tii.ll Ave. . Phoenix, B. C.  ~I^CAN-VOU CAN-.-ATTEND..THE'.  ���NINTH   ANNUAL���  Ill I  .*�����������������������  ��� ������������������ ��������������������������������������������������������������<���������������'���> ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  *-  sS,flB--'F-' '*��� *'���':'���- '������;-'������' '������' '-''-^  mAm-M  feS--������-���.'.���:'V'.-6��-i'���'*���������  te^.'^.:?1;::;;:::;",  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  MATTERS OF GENERAL INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  Netted Nearly $400���The labor,  day picnic for the benefit of Henry.  Syrsted, the sightless miner, who met  his misfortune in trie Snowshoe mine  some months ago, will give 'him close  to $400 when the returns are all in.  Gity and District Notes  .e"ppi'::i  Street Improvements ��� For several days past a gang of men under  \V. J. Porter have been at work taking  out rock on Knob Hill avenue near  Firat street, in order to widen that  much used thoroughfare. Part of the  sidewalks on Brooklyn avenue and  School street have also been built under the supervision of-R. A. Scctt  Another week will'probably see the  improvements now in hand by the  board of works .nearly completed.  *��;5|i||��|  If?  Completed Sub-Station ��� Contractor John Copp has completed the  work of construction on the Cascade  Water, Power and Light Co.'s sub-station in Phoenix, and the building has  been taken over by Wm. Anderson, of  Cascade, the company's engineer. The  building is a substantial one of brick,  with tiuss roof, and some of the machinery has been moved into it, another car having; arrived besides the  several that'have'been here some three  months.      '  ml ^y  ;��;>;���;;  Large Audience ��� Last Sunday  Evening the Congregational church  e; was ciowed to hear Rev. Alfred Row-  |? land; L.L.B., B.A., the eminent Lon-  % don divine', who is touring the Domin-  f: ion at the invitation of the Congrega-  *:;: tional church of-Canada. Mr. Rowland  is ex-chairman of the Congregational  ���Union of England and Wales," has a  ���thousand members in his own church  i'lin London, and is one of the promi-  ;; ne.it men in his denomination. He  iwas much pleased with Phoenix.  iL-m  myyiimtyVyyy'iP  UK;-  Close Call���The C. P. R. freight  ��:Station with its valuable contents had  || a close call from destruction by lire  !% last Sunday night. A bush fire had  .;; been started to clear up the brush  ���around the Cascade sub-station on the  :.'' Gold Orop claim, which spread for  :?:f two or three days. Sunday night Agent  feDey got out to keep the  fire irom-the  :;-freight station, which was threatened.  ^Members of the Phoenix fire brigade  ���'.'ralso assisted, together with .the Hartford  ��� Junction section men.  ^   i^:y:M^y''yi:y.yyy^yy'-...'- ^  tm^^&A^AA.:^A  p|p*-^^-.--'-.':fv:. ;y:-,y  ^^mr^-^'::^:y^-\yi:.,'-  ^m&MMAAAA  ^^^rW0AAfi:A-PC:^AlAi  ^^^fefcF^7'p:'v;*-'^:.-;i-':-:'A,:.'V,"':;;i^:p^;-TJ^  Charles-D. Hunter, secretary-treasurer of the Hunter Kendrick Co., Ltd.,  ;went over to Sandon   Wednesday  on  '���; his monthly trip to the store  in  that  '��� city. ���  George S. Waterlow, who went to  ������ Rossland on Wednesday's  train,  will  ���Bail for England on the Cunard steam  ':���/a*,Campania, from New York  on   the  ; 11 th of October.    Dr. H. Lewis Jones  mil  sail  on  the  Allan  line   steamer  Tunisian from Montieal on  the 27th  inst.  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  Granby Exchange is on the bridge.  ' A new line of cigais at Alhin'sNews  Depot.    Have you tried them ?  Try a "Wise Member," for that tired  feeling- its better_than medicine.  The average attendance at the public school is now about 90 pupils.  John Mcintosh, the blind miner, returned this week from Rossland.  George E. JJieakenridge returned  Sunday from a trip to Chesaw.  Miss A. I'*.'Tingley, of Ashcroft, is  visiting with Mrs  A, P. McKenzie.  Rossland's miners enjoyed a well attended excuision to Nelson last Tuesr  day.  Mark Madden, a Chicago capitalist,  went through the Knob Hill mine last  Tuesday.  Fiesh fruit and'confections are'constantly being received at Albin's News  Depot.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, will be at  his office, Bank block, "from October  tolh to 14th inclusive.    '  A'dermen Caulfield and Ross, of  Greenwood, were looking up tramway  routes in the city Tuesday.  J. D. Murray, provincial timber inspector, has been -colleciing stumpage  111 the Boundary of late.  F. R. Eccles left on Tuesday's train  for Chicago, where he will enter the  Chicago College of Dentistry.  Tommy Hogan, who visited Ton-  opah, Nev., last winter and made some  locations, has gone back there.  Hon. Robert L. Borden, the conservative leader,, could not visit the  Boundary on his present western tour.  Paul Johnson, the genial mdnager  of the Mother Lode smelter at Gr. en-  wood, was a visitor in cnmp Monday.  Thursday, October 2, the Methodist  Ladies' Aid will give a Harvest Home  entertainment at Hardy-McKenzie hall.  P. J. Dermody, foreman at the  Granby mines, returned Monday from  a trip to Northport and other Washington points.  William Biner, who has been carrier  for the Pioneer for several months,  went to Spokane last Monday, to enter  Gonzaga college.    .  J. H. McCloskey, who lost his eye=-  sight. in an explosion fn the Knob Hill  mine last June, went to Republic,  where he has friends, this week.  W. B. Cochrane returned Monday  Irom a three weeks business visit to  Vernon, taking in the Revelstoke conservative convention on the way home.  Last Monday the sawmill of B. Le-  quime & Co., at Smelter lake, near  Grand Forks, was destroyed by fire.  Something over 150,000 feet of lumber  and 300,000 laths were also destroyed,  the entire lo.ss being over $10,000. No  insurance.  A lawyer will occupy the Methodist  pulpit tomorrow evening, Mr. Clements,  a Gtand Forks solicitor, being the  man. Rev. Green is in Grand Folks  and Rev. Bens, of the latter place, is  assisting Rev. Knox of Greenwood in  a Harvest Home service.  Mayor T. W. Holland, of Grand  Folks, manager of the Hot Air line,  has gone to Ottawa to oppose the application of the V., V. & E. to crossing  his own line arid so reach the Gianby  smelter.  Monday evening a conservative rally  was held in Greenwood, there being a  full house." Dr. T. S. Spioule, of Mailc-  dale, Out., M. P., for East Gray, and  Major G. W. Fowler, M. P., for Kings  county, New Biunswick, were the  speakers.  NOTICE.  To Whom it May coiicitii:  Notit-o ia lieit-by pivi-n that we have  li'jweil lhe Stemwinder Hotel tu John  llaitiiiaii for lhe term of one jcar, and  that \u> will not be responsible for iiny  hills-icainsteaid house (luring iho lift*  of snid louse. C. II  M-JM.1S.  S. A. Mui.mn.  I)<iti d at Phoenix, B.C., the 10th duy  of July, 1!>02.  SPOKANE, WASH.. Oct. 6 to 14.mclusive.-__  =-==-=======~^ IS IN���  Cd.        t,     HORSHS, HOGS, ;  OtOCK   CATTLK. 81IK��P.  Fine Arts Esdiibit  Fruit Exhibits  Eight Day Racing  Agricultural Exhibits  MINHKAL  KXIIIUITS.  THK'BKST IN  Till-* NOKTIIW1-.ST.  BIG KVISKT ISA. II DAV,  300 HORSHS KNTKKl-.D.  FARM 1'KODUfTS  OV AM. KINDS.  $25,000 IN PREMIUMS.  NOTICE.  "N'otico is hereby given tlint the pmt-  nei!-liii> between myself and il..). Me-  Q'miil Isitvinir been dissolved, nil m-omitt*  due 1 lie Puliu'H Livery Stable are pay-  able only to me, and I will eel tie all  bills against said stable.  .John Collins.  Duted athoePnix, B. C . Sept. 10,1002.  BBST MUSIC���Amusement extntordinniy.  Cnneehsum pi11vilt'ses of    j-;  all kinds for sale    Write 'for .catnloj-u.'S.       -JLO. II. .MAKU.N,  FRANK LEAKE, Adverlitinj: A-j-ent. JlBi'.aml M-cy  8P1*>-*  CKurcH Services  Tomorrow.  NOTICE.  I, John Wilson, assign inv interest in  license on lot 11, block 8. l'hoenix, B.  C, until January 15, 10P3, to Jamee  Suiiunrrp.' " John Wilf-on.  Phoenix,* B. C, August 20, 1902.  BUSINESS NOTICES.  Church of England���St John's  Mission; services tomorrow, evening.  Rev. E. P. Flewelling, vicar.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at 11 a. m. and  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 3 p. 111. Rev. V. M. Purdy,  B. A., pastor.  Congregational���Pleaching services  tomorrow at n a. 111. and 7:3b p. m.  Rev. Jasper Hard,    pastor.  Methodist���11 a. m. Talks on the  Life of Christ. 3 p.m., Sunday school  as usual. 7.30 p. n,.,. evening service.   Rev. T. Green, li. A , pastor.  "A Wise Member."  If you are looking for fun  And the worth of your "mun,"  To the theatre you'll go,  Take "seats in a row,  And be sure to remember  l'he play's "A Wise Member."  C. B. Marvin's production  A.nd hence the deduction  TwiJI surely be light,  Entertaining and bright.  There's a cheerful young liar,  A sporty high flyer, *  He borrows a wife  For a day���not for life.  He bonows a baby,  A house and lot, may be.  His uncle is "wise,"  But doesn't drop to his lies.  This brings complications  And many vexations.  Till at last the truth's told;'  "A Wise Members" been sold.  Remember the date;  Get seats ere too late.  If you miss it you'll lose  A sure cure for the blues.  Miners' TJunion Hall  One night, Thursday, Sept, 25.  Phoenix Bakery,  Phoenix stTect.    'Phone 53,  Wg imke good bread,     Try it.  ,C W. GREER, Proprietor.  Old papers for sale at the Pioneer  office, at 25 cents per 100.  Albin's News Depot is the place for  periodicals of all kinds.  Perhaps you'bave heard it; Granby  Exchange sells everything at half price.  Almstrom's chocolates don't melt  thi? weather, but they will melt in  your mouth.  Fine breakfast and dinner set for  sale at half piiceat the Pioneer office.  Impoited goods.  Those chocolates sold by Almstrom  are the kind that melt in your mouth.  Have you tried them?  Spring chickens for sale by Mrs.  Willcox, cor. Second St. and Grey  Eagle avenue; 60 to 75c. each.  Waterman s Ideal  These pens are the finest;  in the wot Id, and are made of:  first quality 14k. gold with the!  highest grade of workman-;  ship. They aie tipped with;  the best irridium, and ground:  in countless degrees of fine-;  ness and flexibility. They!  are absolutely non-coirodableS  and.wil I last for years. ;  . Full assortment of nibs and;  points in stock. ���  For sale in Phoenix only by!  Bros. ? Si  STATIONERS,  KNOB HII.I. AVE., "PHOMIX, B. C  ffff f*    ����-���*+*������������+���  GOOD NEWS...  -FROM  THE���  PEOPLE'S STORE  40 pound box Apples, $1.90; 20 pound box Apples, $1.00.  Potatoes, $1.26 per hundred.  We have been appointed agents for the celebrated  KAMLOOPS CIGARS, and sell them at factory prices.  These cigars are not made in the east by cheap labor, but  are made almost at. home, and are admitted by all lovers of  tlie weed to be excellent cijrars.  As eoon a6 the freight blockade is raised we expert Car  Groceries, Car of Flour and Car of Hay. And as soon as  weean make arrangements we will eairy a complete stock  of Feed, Hay and Grain of all kinds.  Whenever any of my .competitors tell you that they sell  goods cheaper than Hardy, 'you tell them that they are  mistaken, and I. will prove to you that they are.  'Phone 01.  THOS. HARDY & CO.  Miners' Union Hall,  ONE MERRY NIGHT,  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER  CliA-S. G. MARVIN'S  Ft*fiotfsly Ftfimy Maslcal Farce Comedy,  Its the Limitr  WHIRLWIMD OF FUN  TORNADO OF MIRTH  CYCLONE OF LAUGHTER  Pretty Girls,  Gorgeous Costumes,  Catchy Music, Cleyer People  RESERVED SEATS,   -   -   $1.00  g0jFm Seats now on sale at Mckenzie's Drug Stoie.  A Nice Box of  SOAP  .Is Appreciated  By  Everybody  See Our Window  WE HAVE IT  A.P. McKENZIE  , DRUGGIST  Hardy-McKcniie Block,     Plmculx, II. C.  ��f^,&<SX!V5"*-f.S*Sk'S*5  Alarm Clocks.  We have just received u new  shipment of the noisiest  Ahum Clocks you ever saw.  The)'re all fiom tlie best  inakeis, ai-d will wake the  soundest slee-.eis Come in'  and see them.   1'iices light.  GEO. E. DEY,  Knob Hill A.-cnuc, I'll it-Mix.  ���>��*'<'"'���*'*'<��  \+****/*/**i*>/%/*\%%%%l  FOR RENT  'ponhie Dwelling Houeet each 115  ���"*   per month;    ��� ���    ---  Three roomed hohBe, |16.*  IUuies in ,N. Y. Towtisite  and  Jjower town to rent.  J/jd)-in|-- House.  FOR SALE  I)i.��!>Ie dwelliiiK honee.'  Alsn Hi.iii fii.e r. nt earning jiron-  t-itv.  We have Fome good  hargains in  lots in nil parts of town.  FIRE, .LIFE and  ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  I  IMCARTHliR ('. MONK,  AGENTS.    .  I*. O. Ilox. J3. V. & N 'Phone. 51  9    BUSINES5  -r- FOR ���  | MRS. BATON |  ��� Teacher of-   r. ���  ��� PIANO and VOICE CULTURE   ���  ���   ' ���  2 '   Residence near Grnnby Hotel, a  ��� l'hoenix, B. <'. ���  ��� ���  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������  BAKERY  SALE  For paticulars inquire of  J. S. McCAGUE,  '      ��^ Phoenix, B. C  In the meantime we will continue to nislee the  l>eat llrrad. Cuke-and I'iea ever seen in the Boundary    Have yon tried tliem ?   '  No hetter business tonic can be found in the  Boundary today than a card in   ...    . ,  &/>e Phoenix Pioneer.  0tf It is an investment���not a spe- ulaiion. J��~g  THE CANADIAN R^ND DRILL ���0;  Head Office and Works.  SHERBROOISE, QUE,  Branch Offices and Warehouses:  ROSSLAND, GRJ2ENWOOP  VANCOUVER, B.C.  ANP  k%^%*^*��%*%-%.-%'%'-'*^^ o  One Good Investment  Worth a Life Time of work*  0  is  An Investment in Phoenix Realty at the present time is  bound to bring a handsome dividend at no distant date. No one with an understanding of  the possibilities of the l'hoenix mines believes that present low real estate values will long  prevail. With increased ore shipments prices'are stiffening up. We still have some good  values in Dominion Copper Co.'s Addition and other parts of the citvat most reasonable  figures. " Whether you desire it for an investment or a home we can fill your wants.  AddW G, W. RUMBIRGER,  Hooses for Rent Domioign Avenue, Phpeoix, B. C.  t  t  ��� ������������t*��f   PfOf*   ������������������������������. ������������.�� F������t *������(>)���#��   �������������������   ������#������# �����������.������ ���������������������-#>������������������  FLANNELETTES,  WRAPPEI^ETTES,  FLANNELS,  '.���.���������-::-- '���:,."::.:":;' '.'^EEDERiDbWiNSw  /%Wb& "b/fyty^/qv^  English Prints, Dark Patterns;  Dress   Serges,  etc,   etc*,  Dominion Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  ���"S  i" '-1. ���   >��� p  I,' |1."I ,-.l.  s ;^ -  ���    .    -..--.,                                                                                                 -                                                                                                                             - ... J'^iSr' ���'���  '" I'-. -, " . i*"i't ���������"�����-*   ������?'   -'        .���   :-.V-\      '- " .   .      ..-���.*"���!��*'-i."1 *������"������,������. 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