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 Boundary Mines Sent  Out 390,000 Tons of  Ore in J90JV :# &  Phoenix is the Centre  and Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary.  Devoted to the Interests of the boundary Mining District.  Vol.111.  PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, SA;mRDAY SEPTEMBER   27, 1902.  No, 46.  There's no doubt that Fall is here, and  we are showing the nicest line of FALL  GOODS that was ever brought to  Phoenix. Its only a pleasure to show  you through the various departments*  .'���'���: ��� '   W   '  This year we have a  fine line of  FURS> which are being hunted down  just as if they were alive. Come early  and get the choice.  W ���  This year we are handling Watson's Unshrinkable Underwear for Ladies and Children.  Ladies' and Children's Heavy Hosiery.  ,   Ladies' Winter Wrappers, Fall Waists,  Eiderdowns, Etc.  We are headquarters for the uenuine  SLATER MEN'S SHOES,  Every pair of which is stamped in plain figures 011 the sole;  18 different lines with a last and a price to fit everybody.  Iff  All other makers' shoes will be sold at a BIG REDUCTION.  Iff-  GROCERIES  GENT'S  GLASSWARE    .  HARDWARE  ������DRY'GOOPS  FURNISHINGS  CROCKERY  J BOOTS, SHOES  HAY ano GRAIN  PHOKNIX  Mineral Exhibit at SI. Louis.  Angus K. Stewart, who enjoys the  distinction.of being the first subscriber  to the Pioneer, was in the city Tuesday  after.an absence of over two years.  During that time he was for 10 months  in charge of the Dominion mineral exhibit at the Paris exhibition in 1900,  for nine months in a similar capacity  at the Glasgow 'exhibition in 1901, and  for several months on a like duty at  the RpyaL.Exrhange in London, in  1901 and 1902. He has now received  the same kind of an appointment for  the St. Souis exposition of 1904.  Mr, Stuart's visit to Boundary points  at this time was for the purpose of  working up an interest in the St.'Louis  fail, and he is in hopes of getting the  managers of <some, of the leading  Boundary mines to have working models of their, properties at the St. Louis  event. He believes that such models  would be a most impressive advGitis  ment.  RICHES ��F  HEDLEY  Lower Similkameen Camp Is  "Strictly Ih It/'  SECRETIVE POLICY OF BIG OPERATORS  (idling Lead for Stamp Mill and Concefltra.  tor ��� Buying up Ibe Contiguous Mineral  Claims���And Say Absolutely Nothing.  Vigil by Manager Graves,  jay P. Graves, general manager of  the Granby Co., spent a couple of days  in camp this week, on one of his trips  of inspection;-- He states that the machinery for one of the new 30-drill air  compressors has been shipped to Phoenix from Sherbrooke, Quebec, as well  as that for the immense, ore crusher  soon to be installed at the Knob Hill  mine. He could not tell when power  lor the electric motors would be furnished by the Cascade people, the latest estimate being about November 1st.  The company's smelter also, at Gian'd  Forks, is waling for more power, so  that the other two furnaces may be  blown .in. H. N. Galer came up from  Grand Forks with Mr. Graves.  Inspection by Bank Officials.  James McKinhori, general manager  of the Eastern Townships Bank, of  Sherbrooke, Quebec, accompanied by  W. L. Ball, manager of the Richmond  (Oue.). branch, came in.Wednesday on  the annual trip of inspection, of the  local branch. A. C. Flumerfelt, a director, and Wm. Spier, manager of the  Grand Forks branch, came up with  them from Grand Forks. After noting  that everything about the business of  the Phoenix branch was in good shape,  the party drove to Greenwood Thursday morning to take a look at the  smelters in the Boundary Creek valley.  A Few Facts.  A few facts concerning the Mutual  Life of Canada: It is thiity-three  years old; a Canadian Life Company,  owned solely by its policy holders,  and the policy holders receive all dividends and profits; it is the only true  Policy holders' Company; its reserve  is held on a higher standard than is  required by the Canadian government;  its premium rates are low, and it issues  all modern and progressive, forms of  policies. Before placing your life insurance with any other company, it  will be to your advantage to get full  particulars Irom W. J. Twiss, general  agent at Kaslo, B. C-  Geological Professors.  The party of men from Ottawa, in  charge of the Dominion Geological  Survey, that have been camped at Marshall lake, just above town, for a time,  have removed their camp 10 the vicinity of Hartford junction, where they  are completing some notes on the geological formation of the Boundary. It  is understood that the party, including  several professors in the employ of the  government, have nearly completed  their labors for the season, and will  shortly return to their homes iu Ottawa.  First Snow Fall of Season.  Thursday afternoon Phoenicians  were treated to the first snow fall ol  the season. For two or three hours it  stormed furiously, covering everything  with an inch of the beautiful, which,  however, quickly disappeared the next  clay in the warm sunshine: The autumnal equinox was certainly a success. Last year'the first fall ot snow  here occurred September 6th.  New Trades Council Officers.  Last Tuesday evening, at its regular  fortnightly meeting, new officers were  elected by Phoenix Trades and Labor  Council, as follows. President, John  Riordan; vice-president, E. Brown;  secretary-treasurer, W. ][. Bambury,,;  statistician, C. H. Towns; sergeant-at-  arms, Wm. Fleming. It seems to be  settled that there will be a socialist-  labor candidate at the coming election.  An impression is growing, and most  certainly there appear7to   be   good  grounds for it, that the camps of the district known as the Lower Similkameen  will shortly, prove, to be no less a mar  v.el in. the  mining world ���.-'than  is the  Boundary  country ''today.. -Notwithstanding the secrecy systematically fostered by the chief operators, the Marcus  Daly estate, owniftg the  Nickel  Plate group  in Camp Hedley, enough  leaks  out  to warrint  the belief that  camp will soon be the centre of a great  mining industry in the near future.  There several most promising camps  in the Lower Similkameen, but for the  amount of work done aijd  the extent  and richness of the  ore, Camp. Hed-.  ley Overshadows them all/   Within the  last few days several, residents of Phoenix have returned -from'-the Similkameen, and their evidence bears out the  above statement to the fullest degree.  1.  .     \-r. . - -.;  It is a historical   fact; that  the first  locations in that' cafnp'were made by  Ole Johnson and Louis Jacobson, two  residents of Phoenix, in August, 189S,  having been grubstaked by .Wm., Yolen  Williams, then, as n6w;superiritendent  of the Granby  mines.   A  little later  the Nickel Plate was staked, and afterwards   acquired   for>$60,600,; by- Mr.  Rogers; the present manager, for the late  .Marcus  Daly.     Mr. Rogers at once  began systematic   development work,  which showed up so well that last year  he built a wagon road ,50 miles to-Pen-  ticton and brought in an air compressor.' , !' ' I  . All this time Mr. Rogers maintained  the utmost secrecy about results at the  mine, and strangers were not allowed  on the  property   under  any   pretext.  But Mr.  Rogers  had   method  in his  madness, for   his people wanted more  claims, and if the prospectors knew ol  the richness of the   Nickel  Plate, up  would go their prices:    So  he worked  away, acquiring some claims for a few  thouslands and paying well  for others.  Two adjoining claims, the Copper Cleft  and Mound, owned   by  the  Phoenix  men, he particularly wanted, and finally got them  for $52,000 cash.    It is  said that the syndicate  now owns 20  or 25 claims   in   a  group, costing upwards of $250,000, and they are still  buying���when they can.  Pulling ia Redaction Plant.  At last the time has arrived when  the treatment of the. ore must be con-  sideied. By testing it was found taht  much of the ore was flee milling and  some of it concentrating, and so it is  understood that a double plant will be  installed on Twenty Mile creek, four  miles from the mines, at its confluence  with the Similkameen river. The  creek itself offers magnificent bnpor-  tunities for developing power for use  in the mines ahd reduction plant. It  leaked out that something was in the  wind, and machinery, mill and tramway representatives began dropping in  on Mr. Rogers at the mine, after a long  and tedious ride on the hurricane deck  of a nimble cayuse. According to  common report, what they said after  interviewing Mr. Rogers would not  look well in a respectable journal. Evidently the received the well known  frigid reception typical of the Nickel  Plate nf.magement.  Mr. Rogers had not secured his mill  site, and was not ready to talk. The  land needed was either occupied or  owned by Indians, who could not sell  or trade without permission of the Dominion government. It is understood  that arrangements have now practically  bean mads for a 250 acre tract across  1'wenly Mile creek from Hedley City.  To secure this most desirable plot, the  Nickel Plate owners have bought over  twice as much land on the opposite  side of the Similkameen river, to be  exchanged for the much needed 250  acre tract.  What the Nlckle Plafe Has.  But little has gotten into piint about  the NicKel Plate mine itself, but it is  no'wild assertion to state that it is a  a most valuable property, with large  veins of ore, carrying high gold values.  After one'year's development it is said  that over $100,006 worth of ore was  blocked out���by the time the bond  was due. It is said that over $250,-  000 worth of free milling ore is now  ready for the stamps, and that an aver  age value is $60 per ton.  While as yet there is nothing official to.confirm these reports, owing to  the secretive policy ol the owners, it  is believed they are well within facts.  For four years development lias been  steady with a force of from 30 to 40,  and hundreds of feet of work have been  done, with many thousands of tons of  ore blocked out as a result. The time  is probably appioaching when some  light will be thrown on the subject.  Marcus Daly's trusted lieutenants  did not look all over British Columbia  for a properly to suit them, and then  decide upon the Nickel Pate in Camp  Hedley and spend' thousands in de  velopment, without good leasons for so  doing. ,If the indications count foi  anything, Twenty Mile creek will he  the centre of a large industry in the  course of another year, with a couple  of. townsites already located and platted there, to make things interesting.  LIGHT CO.  ORGANIZED  To Carry on the Business in  Phoenix.  IT HAS A CAPITALIZATION OF $IN,tM  Power Is Available Mere.  Boundary Mining Notes.  San Poil (Republic) ore recently  sent to the Granby smelter,.netted  $11.30 per ton.  Supt. Williams is pleased that his  carpenter gang, under Foreman Wi ight,  got the big compressor house under  cover before the wet weather began.  As the wagon road from the Jewel  mine, Long Lakecamp, to the railway  siding, has lately been put in good  "shape, a resumption of shipments is expected from, that mine.  .Tiie '.....three.: Boundary Creek blasi  furnaces are now smelting about 1,200  tons daily/and with the two furnaces  at the Granby smelter, nearly 2,000  tons of ore are being reduced daily in  the Boundary.  Alexander Sharp, M. E., who has  had charge of the diamond drill operations on coal.measures in the Similkameen this summer, visited the coal  fields of the B. C. Coal Co. last week,  on the North Fork of Kettle river.  C. L. Werner and R. Sluggetl, of  Greenwood, are working the Lancashire, adjoining the Gold Finch, between Phoenix and Greenwood. It is  a high grade property with a si* and a  12 inch vein of ore. Offers to lease  have been refused.  Since the Mother Lode people begun  opening up the upper part of the glory  hole, they have been agreeably surprised at the richer character of ore  encountered. ������The entire shipments,  some 700 tons of ore daily, are being  taken from the surface workings, and  of course at low cost.  EAGLES HAD MUCH FUN.      ;  So Did Spectators At the Match Game With  Qraaby Team.  Last Sunday afternoon  the Eagles  played a game of base ball  with  the  Granbys, the champions of the Boundary. The game was expected to create  much merriment,,and it came up to the  expectations of all���and there was  a  laige concourse of spectators to take it  in.  The Eagles did their best to  wing  their way around, the bases, "and the  Granby boys allowed them to secure a  Officers Chosen-Company Will Take Over thel few runs, but the result was a foregone  Present System as Soon as the Cascade (conclusion, at the end-the score standing 31 to 13, in favor of the  Granby  twirlers.  There were a numberof features; to  the game, and at the risk of making invidious comparisons, the work of E.  P. Shea on first base and the umpire  work of Messrs. Hememway and Williams nfay be mentioned. At one time  it was feaied that the Hamilton powder  magazine, a few hundred feet to the  rear of the backstop,' would suffer from  the wild throws. It was remarked that  the only thing needed by the Eaules  was a molasses barrel, to catch the flies.  The line-up was as follows:  Eagles Granbys  Jus. Marhsall ... Capt. ... Joe Strutzel  T. Lyona Catcher J. Haverty  K. Reppeto Pitcher .... J. Strutzel  R. P. Shea    1st B A. Clark  Wm, Laird    2d B W. Cook  J. Jenkins    3rd B H. Strutzel  J. Lamping ....   S. S L. De Voin  E. O'Brien   C. F Geo. Mead  L. Gagner.  ...    L. F P. Cook  A. Driscoll  H. F W. Watson  Wm. Fleming .. extra  Another game is to   be  played  tomorrow if weather permits.  Some 15 months ago the city council of Phoenix granted an electric light  and water franchise to Messrs. Graves,  Flumerfelt and Williams. Immediately thereafter woik was started on  the water system, which was much  needed, and it has beeiv in operation  foi nearly a year. It was not the intention to take over the existing electric lighting system, owned and ope-  lated by the Greenwood Electiic Co.,  for which arrangements had been  made, until power could be delivered  here from the large plant at Cascade.  Thate date is now near, although it  has been postponed several times, owing the exigencies of construction, and  the Phoenix Electric Lighting Co.,  Ltd., has been organized and gazetted,  with a capital stock of $106,000. A  meeting was held this week of those  interested, and the following provisional officers of the company were  elected: President, H. N. Galer; vice-  president, O..B. Smith, Jr.; treasurer,  G. W. Wooster; secretary, John F.  Hemenwayj auditor, H. F. Mahon.  Just when the new corporation will  take over the existing system is not  definitely known now, depending as it  does on when the Cascade Water,  Power and Light Co., Ltd., can itself  commence opeiations; but it will probably be some time during November,  if not sooner, as the finishing touches  to Ihe harness for the Kettle river's  magnificent waterfall at Cascade are  now being applied.  ...��....,,, .,.,.����������������.���  LOCAL JOTTINGS  "I:  ...,,.*..,,,��,.  Engineer Kennedy Returns.  James H. Kennedy, chief engineer  of the V., V. &. E. railway, and A. M.  Lupfer, chief locating engineer of the  Great Noithern, returned to Grand  Forks last Saturday from a reconnoiter-  ing trip over the proposed line between  Midway and Vancouver, most of the  tip being covered on horseback.  The existing conditions for a line  through the Cascade range are slated  to be quite favorable, two available  passes, about fifty miles southeast ol  the C. P. R. line, being examined. The  eastern approaches are gradual, much  more so than those on the west, which,  while abrupt, will offer no serious engineering obstacles. From that point  on to the coast the country is quite level.  Assessing for Next Year.  John Kukiip, ol Rossland, piovin-  cial assessor for the district, was in the  lioundary this week, making out the  assessment rolls on personal and other  property for 'he year 1903. He was  in Phoenix Thursday, and in Greenwood yesterday. The rate of taxation  on personal property is one-half of one  per cent if paid by June 30th next;  otherwise it is three-quarters of one  per cent.  Mr. Kirkup stated, in regaid to the  realty now being advertised by him in  the Rossland World, for non-payment  of taxes, that after the sale, which oc  curs at Rossland October 27th, there  will be added the sale costs, with two  years for redemption, according to the  statute, interest being added at the  nue of twelve percent per annum.  Phoenix School Promotions.  The following pupils have been promoted from the Fourth to the Entrance  class.   The names are in order of merit:  Lizzie Gill, Bertha Heidman, Guy  Ross, Roy Buckless, Stanley Graham  and Stuart Hudson.  Below are given the highest marks  taken in each subject:  British History, Stewart Hudson, 83;  Canadian History, Roy Buckless, 53;  Grammar, Bertha Heidman, 70; Anatomy and Nature study, Lizzie Gill,  76; Geography, Bertha Heidman, 78;  Spelling and Dictation, Lizzie Gill, 88;  Written Arithmetic, Stewart Hudson.  44; Mental Arithmetic, Stanley Graham, 100; Reading, Lizzie Gill, 34,  possible 50; Composition, Lizzie Gill,  91; Writing, Guy Ross, 39, possible 50.  C. P. R. Engineers.  Wednesday a number of C. P. R.  engineers, from Nelson, arrived to do  some more surveying for the new Snow-  shoe and Granby spurs, to be built lo  facilitate ore shipments. The right of  way for the i,Soo-foot spur for the  Snowshoe has been cleared, and no  time will be lost in grading and putting  down the steel. This spur will run  below the tunnel ore dump, where the  new 2,000-ton ore bin is to be constructed at once.  No meeting of the city council was  held this! week.  R. L. Boyd staited Thursday on a  camping trip to the Similkameen.  Dr, G. S. Gordon expects to start in  October (or a trip of several weeks to  the east.  Wm. Tomlinsori,'chief clerk at the  Snowshoe mine, spent Sunday and the  forepart of this week in Rossland.  Don't forget the. Harvest Home  entertainment at Hardy Mc-Kenzie  ball.   You'll have a rattling good time.  W. P. Tiernay, of the firm of7Tier-  nay & McPhail, who are doing the-C.  P. R. spur work here, came in fiom  Nelson last Monday.  R. A. C. McNally, the Rossland machinery man, and E. W. Ruff, in the  same business al Rossland, were visitors in camp this week.  James McNulty returned from the  Ollalla section late last week, where he  has been working on his mineral claims,  with very encouraging results.  L. A. Carscallen, representing Wilson, Lytle & Badgerow Co., vinegar  manufacturers of Toronto, spent last  Thursday in Phoenix, with his old  friend, Rev. 'I'. Green.  Reginald Mcintosh, representing.the  Equitable Life of New York, is spending several days in the city. Mr. Mcintosh was formerly in the office of the  B. C. mine, Summit camp.  A. Ji. Morkill, of the Eastern Townships'Bank staff, has returned from a  several weeks' visit to Grand Forks,  and George Ewing, who took his place  here, has gone back to the Forks.  Dr. H. Lewis /ones, one of the recently visiting Snowshoe directors, sails  for Louden from Montieal today by  the steamer Tunisian. Mr. Waterlow  sails from New Yoik October 1 ith by  the Cunard steamer Campania.  Jay P. Graves, general manager of  the (wanby Co., H. N. Galer, assistant to the managers, and Win. Yolen  Williams, superintendent, paid a visit  to some mining properties in Dead-  wood and Conner camps, Tuesday.  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  The following tahle gives the ore shipments of Boundary mines lor 1900, for 1901 and  for 1902, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer-  Mrs. J. B.'Boyle returned   Monday  from a visit of some months to Victoria  On the return trip she went to Glacier  and Nelson.  1900  64,53:!  297  150  5,340  Granby Mii.es, Phoenix   Snowshoe, '���        ....'!!'.".'!!!!  Brooklyn, "  Mother Lode, Head wood...  Sunset, "  \ '  Morrison, " !!!!!.'.'!!!!."!!  15. C. Mine, Summit    19,494  'ifI- K- iM1< "         ffg Lin.ma, "         Winnipeg,      Wellington   Golden Crown,       "  Athelstan, "  King Solomon, W.Copper   No. 7 Mine, Central   City of Paris, "  .Fe.wel, Long Lake   Curmi, West Fork   Providence,      Providence. ���   Ruby,      Boundary Falls   Miscellaneous   '>������]  1901  ;51,702  1,731  1,078  2.250  1,200  2,000  100  :-!,230  09,034  802  150  47,405  5<U)  050  1,040  ' 550  875  005  350  890  80  3.450  Past  Week        igo2  5,108  230,401  870      0,448  3.872  930  280  S4.20S  4,520  4,058  11.17  785  025  482  2,175  43  Total, tons   : ran by Smelter treatment, tons  02,387  390,000  230,828  11,120 330.989  5,300 217,010  :;��7  ;;ijt7  llfc  ��� ��7'  ��� i^tskmffM  m  ;1ff��:f  !���*!*  1117  W  m  mm  :Ui|l'-  $$$'l  7*St?  lit;  .���i*Vv>v;:  ���,����'  s  SicJMfftH&^m*��M��^ ml.  ���M  ���ir  !; = ���' **  UhS.  wStL'i1 Via  . r t >:i  ��ff- JN  SSI:' !-.sl  SI  JM  fiJi ;w  -%  ����?->  9>VS  nh4  n  U  i!'S  >1 'J  m  WW:  "     3  tip  ha?  li  II  I  m  m  f-i' -  lii?  mm  Sf����!  If  P  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  I The Canadian Bank of Commerce  t  ���  Capital, $8,000,000.      j*  head office, toronto,  &      Rest, $2,000,000.  HON. GEO. A. COX, Preddcnt.  J. H. PLUHMER,  B. E. WALKER, General Manager.  Air-t Gtn'I Manager.  JL F. JYTTON,  Manager Greenwood  Branch j  ������MMMHMIHHMH ����+++���*���*  The Phoenix Pioneer.  ISSUED ON SATUKDAV BV THE  . PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.  AT PHOENIX, ��. C.  -  W, B. WILLCOX. Manager.  ��. ,    i.���..   i Business office No. i��.  Telephone   j Mamger't residence, Ko. is-  ���UBSCBIFTIOMS IN ADVANCE.  Per Year '. t'-����  Sir Months  '�����  To Foreign Countries 3-����  If vou. ��re not a subscriber to this paper, this  t* an Invitation to vou to become one.  Advertising rates furnished on application.  Legal notice* 10 and 5 cents per line.  Four weekly insertions constitute one month's  advertising.  the Columbia river to Rock Creek.  Some 35 names were those of owners  of Phoenix lealty, most of whom had  overlooked the matter. It will now  cost each one $4.65 additional for  costs and penalty.  B. C. MINING NOTES  WHAT EDITORS SAY  labeD  1902  SEPT.  1  M  190?  Sua. No*.  Tubs. Wed. Thu.  Frl.   Sit.  '"-'.'"j  2    3   4  5   6  7    8  .9 JO n  12  13  U 15  16 17 18  19 20  , 21  22  23 24 25  26 27  28   29  30   _   Ever Present ��� A Yankee female  writer in advising the rest of humanity  how to live, says that "editors should  not eat too much." Yet it is one of  the ever pi esent temptations to which  the tribe so often yields. Bythe way,  other people shouldn't eat too much  either.���Montreal Star.  EDITORIAL COMMENT  ' -Evidently   the   provincial   govern  merit will add considerably to its treas  ury by the land tax sales about to be  inaugurated.  In one year, to June 30 last, -theC  P.'R. is'reported to have earned over  \$i4,ooo',6oo net And yet this great  railway finds it difficult to keep trains  on the. Boundary branch on time half  the time.  Chauncey M. Depew has appeared  in a new role.- He has taken to giving  ��� advice, free of charge, to labor unions.  An 'exchange says that Chauncey  should confine himself to after dinner  speeches. _J   ' The Toronto Globe is on the right  Hack when it says the mining interests  must be consulted in the revision of  the tariff. British Columbia has acted  . as a milch cow for the rest of the. Dominion long enough, and it is time for  a change. .-  "  . The conservatives have announced  their'policy and claim to scent victory  in the political air. Incidentally, the  liberals, socialists and progressives also  labor under the impression that they  each have a cinch on the next election.  When it occurs there will be some surprises.      ^   Some persons think the agitation of  the two per cent ore tax matter is a  nuisance. ' Perhaps so, but the tax itself is a greater drawback to low grade  mining. It is not equitable to pay a  tax on labor, steel, powder and the  other commodities that enter into the  cost of mining.  We are told on the best authority  that when the Granby Co. gets its new  60-drill air compressor installed at its  mines, it will be as easy then to mine  5,000 tons of ore per day as it is now  to mine 1,500 tons daily. Greater  things are in store for the Boundary  than have yet been accomplished.  John Houston wants the city of Nelson to buy the electric tramway in that  , city, which recently stopped running  and forfeited its franchise. He thinks  it could be paid for in 20 year 4 per  cent debentures. Probably no man  has done mote for Nelson that Mr.  Houston, although his own nest has  not been feathered as a result.  The ciity of Sandon sceros to be up  against it as far as municipal machinery is concerned. - Not having enough  men qualified ac aldermen, it has no  city council. With money enough on  hand to pay current expenses, the [city  j9 running into debt, because there is  no authority to pay it out. The dilemma is unique in the history of British  Columbia municipalities.  The British Columbia Gazette nowadays is fuli of tax sab lists from all  over the province, Last Saturday's  Rossland World contained the list from  His Prior Right ��� "Joe" Martin  has nominated Col. Piior for Premier  of Uritish Columbia when Mr. Duns-  muir shall retire. Joe is bound to file  a piior claim for most things in sight,  even if he has to put it in some one  else's name.���Montreal Gazette.  On With the Fray���"Ihe Liberals  and Conservatives of the piovincehave  declared for parly line politics, and the  Provincial Progressives state they are  ready to meet all comers. It's up to  the Socialists to say something and  then, on with the fray.���Slocan Drill.  The"Limit ��� A whiskey trust has  been, organized in Ireland. That is the  limit. The oppressor has now done  his worst. There will surely be an uprising if the movement extends across  the water to Scotland.���Victoria Times-  Sixteen to One. ��� Wonder if this  strike'wMl keep up until the Americans  have a party favoring the free coinage  of anthracite.���Toronto Star.  The Republic group near Slocan will  commence shipping shortly.  Rossland's ore shipments last week  were 7,674 tons, or 233,000 for the  year to date.  The St. Eugene mine, Moyie, has  been closed tight till a better price foi  lead prevails.  Charles Lundberg of Kaslo, has  bought a half interest in the Vulcan  group, situated on the west slope of  Hammel cieek, in the Lardo.  Last week's ore shipments from Sandon mines were as follows: American  Boy 2i, Ruth 42, Payne 82, Minnesota Silver Co. 20, Mercury 21. Total 186.  There is more mining activity in  Ymir camp today than at any stage of  its histoiy. A greater number of properties are being worked and more men  are employed than ever before.  The management of the Enterprise  mine gives the tonnage passed through  the comprny's mill at 730 tons for the  month of August. The estimated profit  on the month's operation, is  given   as  $3-93��-  A force of 50 men is now at work on  the Venus group, four miles from Nelson, and terminals for a tramway fiom  the mine to the Athabasra mill are in  course of construction. The propeit)  is expected to be a steady shipper this  winter.  D. J. MATHESON,  INSURANCE AGKNI-,  FIRE, LIFE, ACC DEN'l.  Commissioner fiir taking Allium U*.  Phoenix, B.  a. scon,  Contractor and Builder.  Estimates Furnished.  PHOENIX, B. C  H. S. CA1TLEY. W. B. COCHRANE.  CAYLEY & COCHRANE,  Solicitors, Etc.  PHOENIX, B. C.  B. KERR,  Rarrister and Solicitor,  notary public.  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 by  any clique or faction. It is worth $J0.C0.  It costs only $2.00.  ...Limited   Represented t>y J,G,Whit��crc, Nelson, B. C.  j. F. Hcmeiway, Local Agent.  King Edward Lodge, U.D.  A. F. and A. M.  Regular communication 8 p. in. Sec  ond Thursday of each month.  Emergent meetings ascalled; Masonic  Hall, Morrison-Anderson Block.  . I.. GEKMATKB,  Secretary.  F. L. COCK.  W. M.  Phoenix Federal Labor Union   No. IS5   i .  Afeets Thursdays at 8 p. m at Alin-   .ers' Union Hall.   HD BSOWN-. Pies. AUGUST I'lLRKR.Sec'y.  J.B.MACAIILAY  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  SSS      PHOENIX, B. G.  PROVINCIAL NOTES  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  The wisdom of advertising is apparent to the man who does it well.  Itisbetterto keep on advertising  even if the results are.r.ot seen at the  stait.  - Make your ads shine brightly. A  dim ad steers but few people to your  place of business,  ���  The man who pushes for business  will not fail to find people willing to  listen to his message.  The keen advertisei is always on the  a'ert, and often catches his compeit  tors on the wane. The best way to  "make hay while the sun shines," is to  advertise the most when your competitor is out of the paper.  Neither policy nor profit is found jn  intermittent advertising. The man  who keeps his advertisement and business before the public constantly, systematically and persistently, while just  to his patrons, is he who reaps where  he has sown, and reaps bountifully.  The only way to judge advertising  is by what it will do for the establishment. The man who writes carefully  and studies the needs of his customeis  and his business will put cash value  into his publicity. Don't try to make  a ten dollar profit out of a dollar investment in publicity.  Same Here.  A Missouri newspaper publisher lost  his office by fire. One subscriber,  hearing of the editor's misfortune, advanced $1.59 on his subscription. The  Herald don't want a fire, but it could  appreciate a geneial movement among  its subscribers to pay nparrears in subscription and one year's advance. Who  will be the first ?���-Cranbrook Herald.  fbe Voters' Lists.  In accordance with the Provincial  Elections Act Amendment Act passed,  at the last session of the Legislature,  the voters' lists for the province will  be suspended from and after the ?0th  of September. After that date no  names can be placed on the list excepting transfers fiom one electoral district  to another. It is absolutely necessary  that all persons erujtled tovote, whose  napjes are not on the list at the present time, should make their appiica:  tlos forthwith and hand th,en> jn to th.e  Collector of Votes Jjefore Monday;.  September 39th.  The fact that the Dominion voters'  lists are based on the provincial lists  now being prepared should bean additional incentive to all to register.���Victoria Colonist.  r  Sandon's steam iaundiy is again in  business.  Two more brick blocks are planned  for Rossland.  Work' has started en the Miners'  Union hospital at Ferguson.  An alleged insurance swindler has  been operating in Rossland.  Revelstoke papers claim that city  was never more prospeious than today.  The Crow's Nest Southern is open  to Morrisey, connecting the coal mines  with the Montana smelters.  Kamloops has passed a by-law prohibiting Sunday labor, also the public  indulgence in sports on that day.  The Cranbrook Turf and Athletic  Association will hold their fall race  meeting on Monday, October 27th.  Wardner, the long defunct. town in.  East Kootenay, is coming to the front  again, owing to the establishment of a  large sawmill.  W. F. Teetzel of Nelson has bought  the business of the Rossland Drug Co.  at Roisland, and will carry it on in  conjunction with his   Nelson business  We acknowledge receipt of the annual lepoit on the Provincial Libraiy  which is conducted by Librarian E. V.  Scholfield as an up-to-date institution.  Mrs. Ilaskins, of Rossland, is suing  the owners of Le Roi No. 2 mine for  $12,000 damages foi the loss of her  husband, who was killed by the inrush  of water from the unused shaft some  time ago.  The provincial exhibition will be  held at New Westminster on Sept. 30,  Oct. 1st, 2nd, 3rd. $20,000 is being  offered in prizes' and various other attractions are offered. The C.P.R. will  give special lates.  The charter for the Kootenay Central railway has recently been sold to  English capitalists. This toad will run  from Fort Steele junction to Golden.  Actual construction may begin early  in the coming spring.  .WTICE.  PHOENIX AERIE  NO. 158.  .Meetings on Friday  hi S 30p.m., Miners'  Um.n Hall.  Visiting   brethren  cordially invited.  JAMHS MARSHALL. I're��.    R. L. BOYD.Secy.  White CooKs and Waiters' Union  No. U4 W. t,. U.. ol Phoenix.  Meets Tupsilay  nights, 8;.1o o'clock at  Miners' Union Hull,  R.LORAII,  president.  Miss Losciip,  Secretory-  Those desiriusr help apply to secretary. 'Pltpne3o  GEORGE GIBSON  SHAVING PARLORS  and BATHROOM.    ,  Grans-Williams Block, cor.      MinMliv   R   C  First and Old Ironsides Ave        IMUWII4* V. V.  "A" "'."  '     NE,Wi  EDITION^  Webster^  intebnational  Dictionary"  A Dictionary of ENGLISH,  Biography, Geography, Fiction, ate  New Plates Throughout  25,000   New  Words  Phrases    and   Definitions  Prepared under the direct  supervision of W.T. HARRIS  Ph.D., LL.D., United States  Commissioner of Education,  assisted by a large corps of  competent specialists.  SUch Bindings 2364 .Pafaa  }^"Phe International ���mas jfirtt faffed  fh~i$go, siMfi4ii>$ fa  " Unabri'dgic)''  Thf hT(W pdifipt pf fhe fnUrjjaji^taf  " "     " " ��� ffef the  was limed in Pefafcr,  latest and best.  4999-  Wo also publish  Webster's    Collegiate    Dictionary  with Glosurjr of Scottish Words and Phrases,  " First class in quality, second class in size."  Notice is hereby giyen that the pait-  nvrghip between myself and H. J. Me-  Quaid haying been di-sojved, alhscounts  line the Pulace Livery Stable are payable only to me, and I will eettle all  billH ngulriBt said hi able.  ���Toirx Coli.inh.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C.,-fcept.lO,1902.  NOTICE.  I, John Wilson, assign mv interest in  license1 on lot 11, block 8, Phoenix, B.  C, until Janunry 15, 1003, to James  Suminerp. John Wileon.  Phneni?, B. C, August 20, 1002.  NOTICE.  To the Stock-holders ol the .Similkameen Valley Coal Company. Limited,  and all whom it may concern :  Recent development of the Company's  coal lands and conditions that are now  ocean ing vairanj; the Company in notifying aIJT their stock-holders to hold the  price of same firm and at' a good figure.  T|ieCou)pany;#re n,ot o/jTering Treasury-  Stock at present *t aijy prfc.e.  SlMILKAMEKN V.U,J,py CcMf, C.Q., LTP-  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that all account?  due the undersigned mutt be paid immediately, or they will be placed in the  hands of a, solicitor for collection.  Chas. A. McClung & Co.  Phoeiijsc, P. p.. Aug. 10, 1002,  Application for Transfer of Hotel License.  Notice is hertiby given-Hint we shall npply to  the Board ofI,iCL'nsc CommlBsioncrs of the City  of Pltoenfcsc.'at Its next Meeting, for the transfer  ofthcboS:! HyeUBcJicld by'iti for the Kuob Hill  hotel, Bituated on lots 19 a��<l lo, block n, Old  Ironsides subdivision, city of Diocntx, to Kdtrard  lltiiison. w. J. Morr^dn.  Jamrs Andcrtteli,  Ualed June IS. ��90*. r.iccnsr/s!  Specimen page*, etc. ol both  books frenr ptp application,  G.SC.MERRIAMeO  Publishers  Springfield, Mass.  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  All Work Guaranteed.    Imported Goods.  FINE BOOTS AND SHOES MADE TO  ORDER.  PRACTICAL    MISERS' AND   PROSPECTORS' SHOES   A SPECIALTY.  Corner Phoenix St. and Brooklyn Ave.  6  M  PELLEW-HARVEY,  BRYANT & GILMAN  VANCOUVER,B. C  PROVINCIAL  ASSAYER5  E  THK  VANCOUVRR ABSAY QFF1CK  Established i8��o.  Minerals Identified and Their Values Kx-  plalned.  V FREE OF CHARGE.  Have-You a Piece of Doubtful Rock? Just  Mail it to us. Mill and smelter tests up to  4000 lbs.   Checking Assays a Specialty.   Agent for   PABST BEER  Complete Line of Sample.  GREENWOOD  R. GREIGER,  Manager G����*  Always::  Desirable  Odd pieces of furniture to I  make your home more com- {  fortable.    A luxury you can  enjoy at all seasons.  CLARK &; BINNS  1 FURNITURE DEALER5  have just what you want most.  Phoenix Home Brewed  Lager Beer  Brewed by a Home Institution,has proven the test and has made a  ^ host of Friends who testify to its Good Qualities  1 PHOENIX BREWERY  3J JULIUS MUELLER, Proprietor.' '"  4! Corner Standard Ave. and Banner St.   Phoenix ^  Lion  'JAS.McCREATH. Prop  JOBBERS IN WINES, BEER AND CIGARS  Sole Agent* for Reichaquellen Belters' Blue Label Brand tile most  healthful and refreshing of Mineral Waters.  Phone Orders Solicited.        OREBNWOOD and PHOENIX, B C  Mapje Leaf  Hotel Old Ironsides  Ave.  Choice WImm, Liijuufr iintl Cig��r8 always in  etoclc! Bonnl hy dny orwenk. One'trial and  yon will remember .The Maple Lj'fti Forever.  .RKCC-& McDONALD, Props., ggggwx  ��+++++++-M^>+��������+++*��-t**��+*+��++++++>��+-�� �����������������������������.�����  I t;e NORDEN HOTEL ^JW-tjus  ���  ==.    rALMSTROM'& BERG, 1'ropkiktors.i: '.  t ***     DOMINION AVENUE/ PHOENIX, B; C.  + ��� ��� ������������^���������������������������������^���������^���������������������������������������-��������������������������-f4"����4��4��-M-��r>��  THE MILWAUKEE  A familiar nsime fur the Chicair ���, Milwaukee & St. Paul Itnilwiiy. known all  over the Union as tin- Great railway  running the "l'ionei-r Limited" trains  uvery day and night between fct. Paul  and'Ciiicaitu. awl Omaha and Chicago,  "The only perfect trains in the worl I."  Uiidei'Mlinid: Conmvtion.s are made  with AUTfanseoiilineiital I-ini'i", awnr-  ing to passengers lf)e best service known.  Lux||rj<>n;8 couejiep; eleptrij:! liglitp, uleani  heat, pf a verity equaled by np othei  line,    "    ..^  Peo that ynnVTWiret r*ivVvi<v ''Ti'e  Milwaukee" when going to any point in  the United State? orCiuiftda. AH ticket  ugents sell them,  Kor rates, pamphlets or other information, address,  R. L. Ford, ,        H. S. Rowe,  Trav. Pass. Agt., General Agent,  BPOKAKK. WN. I'OKTLAND.OR  I  he best established and reflated hostelry in the Boundary.    We are centrally located in our new stables with  , a complete outfit pi Saddle and Driving Horses.    The  frestofrigs.      parties drivenjoany.Boundary   point.  "JOHN   GQLuijjs, Pypprietor"  Old Ironsides  Addition  ��� ����*a��������������������������*��*ooe�� ���������������"���oooo��8��e���,eea6e<,  No better business tonic can be found in the  Boundary today than a card in    .  UJgSSf It is an investment���not a speculation.  You Should Read  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  The Leading' Weekly  of the Boundary.  Pnl)lishpf} iii tiip Heart pf t]ie Qrealest Gold  Cppper))e)t pf British Cphnnj}ia.  A I  THE  ' BINER BLOCK  Near Second Stieet, on Knob Hill Ay.  This Ikh two itory structure 311x40 feet,  Hltli 15x30 foot addition in rear, Mailable  for eliojl;' Second story S;irf for living  Hionfi. Well built tliiongliout. Will  sell nf rcntoihWc prjee ant! on satisfactory 'jcnlU. Tnrticiilaracnn be bad on  l||e prcnijucH from  the entire- Boundaiy shipped 390,000 tons of ore,  nearly every ton of which was reduced by  BOUNMifl SMELTERS.  Phoenix camp alone shipped 235,000 tons of ore  last year.       '.;.... \ .' "     i  // you read tho  PHOENIX  PIONEER,  ���    You'll keep posted on  the Boundary.  The gipr>pe.r.JS. pii^'S^^eyery Saturday apd  anfLis. sept tp apy part pf Canada pr/tilP ynhed  Statps far.  &M>0  per year���or the rest of'the world for $3.00  year.    It gives the  per  latest and lost  HS-Npws  of Boundary Mines and Smelters.     It is fearless  and independent, and aims to be  DOWN Tp DATE.  Your subscription can begin at any time.  RPUBLI!  At  -"vmrnmrnmrimssmmm THx, PHOENIX PIONEER  ! Equitable Life I  "Sipongcsi in the world."  Assets $ 330.568,063.49,  Surplus $70,137,170.01  H. ALLENBERG, Manager,  605-606 607 Empiie State Building  SPOKANE, WASH.  L. W. MAJOR, Asst. Manager, Rossland, B. C. f  FASHION  LIVERY..  STABLES  Knob Hill Avenue  ignLJaam*.  FRASER & LANDON,  PROPRIETORS  Tklephonk No. 10,  Caws by an  Old Jackdaw  l-'ond oftlie sprciilathe height  Tliitlier I wing my airj flight  And llicncesecurely fetch '  The bustle aud the raree slion  Which agitate niaukiud Mow  Secure and at bis ease.  ORGANIZING  A COMPANY  MtMMHM MtMMI ���I>M��mIM|M(��M��mi  I P. Burns & Co.  PHOENIX  MARKET.  HfZAO OFFICE FOK BOUNDARY CKUKK, GREENWOOD, H.  HEADQUARTERS, NELSON, II. C.  M Mi Ileal flercfidnls.j  , Markets at Nelson;  Kaslo, Three l-'orks, Sandon, Slocan City,  ' Silverton, New Denver, Vniir. Salmo, Rossland, Trail, Cascade,  Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagaia and Phoenix.  FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON  All orders receive prompt attention.  The Old Jackdaw's attention has  been drawn to an at tide sent out to  a number of papers from a Greenwood  correspondent last week, wherein the  statement was made that all seven of  the blast furnaces in the three of the  Boundary smelters weie in operation.  This statement, in view of the facts,  is the more remarkable, for the reason  that usually the Greenwood correspondent for outside papers is particu-  laily accurate and reliable in his statements.  As a matter of fact, it is two or  three months or moie since all seven  ol the Boundary blast furnaces were  running at one lime. In the report  above tefeired to the statement was  made that the Granby smeltet had  been updating its four furnaces since  the Sth inst., which was far from the  facts, as the Granby smelter has not  had four furnaces in blast since some  time in June last. Thus, unfortunately for accuiacy, the fabric of the entire  whole stoiy was shattered.  Reference; to the ore slupmenrtable  published by the Pioneer, and collected each week to date, would have  shown that, with an average weekly  tonnage from the Gianby mines ol  about 5,coo tons, the foui furnaces at  the company's smeller, with   a  weekly  To Work Providence Camp  Claims.  CLOSE TO THE FAMOUS PROVIDENCE  F. C. Bailey Went (o Spokane this Week lor  (hat Purpose���Takes In Coronation, fJold  Braid, Sovereign and Topsy.  ^X  *S  ^m  ������#������������������*������������������������������������������������ ����������������������������������������������������������������,��,��  MACE EXCHANGE STAGE  LINE.  Between Phoenix and Greenwood.  r  Leave Phoenix 8.30 and J.   Leave Greenwood! 10'and 4.  -  -. . DAILY  *&& .:       A. S. 4 PAW, Proprietor,   j   I'm cvciy cumiueiice mat ne nai  treatment  capacity  of neaily  .0,0001 thing in the group  now  about  tons, could hardly be miming, unless  they 1 an on hot air ��� that commodity  that seems to be so prevalent in Grand  lroi ks.  An Unprecedented  Offer to our Subscribers.  ��� BOTH NEW AND OLD;  Geoige  S. Waterlow, vice-chairman  of the  English   company owning and  opeiating the Snowshoe mine, who recently spent  two  weeks  in   Phoenix,  stopped a few days in Rossland on his  return nip to London.,, While in Rossland he was seen by a representative  of the Miner in an interesting mannei,  giving his ideas of the. Boundary and  the Snowshoe. ��� Mr. Waterlow corroborated what tie,.had already given the  Pioneer in regard to seducing the ores  of the  Snowshoe mine    Several processes were  u.-ider  consideiation, and  it is likely the directois will take some  action duiing the next several months.  In the meantime, while in the Boundary, Mr.  Waterlow  inspected   smelter  sites near  Cascade, Giand Forks and  Midway, and   took   back with   him to  London propositions along these lines.  Last Tuesday F. C. Bailey, who has  been doing development woik on his  claims in Providence camp for several  months past, left for Spokane, where  he expects to organize a corporation  to exploit four promising properties in  that camp, The claims that will be  included are the Coronation, Gold  Braid, 1'opsy and Sovereign. The  latter is owned by G. \V. Rumberger,  and the other three by Mr. Bailey.  This group is located only 1,500  teet���the dista'nee of one claim���from  the Pi evidence mine, the owners of  which recently received $143 per ton  net from a thiee car shipment of ore  to the Tiail smelter, and in which  prominent Chicago and Spokane capitalists last week took an interest and  will work on a larger scale than hereto-  10 re.  Mr. Bailey has been mining in this  camp for the last several years, and  has every confidence that he has a good  to be  consolidated. This summer most of  his work has been done on the Coro  nation and Gold Biaid, with most en  couraging results. '1 he assays give  fiom $5 to $150 in gold and silver  vaiues, and he believes that with sufficient capital to pioperly exploit the propel ties and open them up, he will have  a mine as good as the Providence. On  Mr. Rumberger's Soveieign also theie  are excellent showings, and the entiie  group, when sufficiently developed,  should prove profitable.  ^X^1 i>V ^V��r ~ ��s-7A*  **- %m kt. * "\v  Ashnola  Smelter, Ltd,  CAPITAL, TWO MILLION DOLLARS.  2,000,000 Shares.      Par Value, $L00 Each.  ASSETS.  Three- juarters of the Capital Stock in the Treasury.  Twenty-live thousand   .Shares   Similkameen  Valley  Coal Company, Limited, stock. ��  Ten-acre Smelter Site ut Afhnola.  Three Mineral Claims, Copper Clin", Copper Bluffand '  Aphnola.   The ores fiom these properties ate 1  Helf-fluxiiif:, cariying values ne  per iways as  Silver $3.14, Gold tf 98, Copper 20 per cent, Silica 15 per  >er ismiianu \ 1  .��i>rart ically C n  as  foil wf : P ei  t;ll:,.�� ik ��,...  ��   ���  cent, Sulphur 15 per cent, Iron 20 per cent, Lime 24 per  cent. These properties are situated two miles from  Ashnola.  Tlnee Thousand Eight Hundred and Forty ucres Coal  Lands, situated on Mibsion and Trout Creeks near Okanagan Lake. An 8 foot scam of fine steam und domestic  eoal is already exposed on-one of these properties, upon  which development will be started at once.  %  Method of Selling' Stock.  Bv resolution of the Board of Dire^to-s, the first 100,-  000 shares are to be sold at five cents per share an.l are  non-assessable and fully paid up. or will bo sold on calls \  of ?.}����� cents per month if requiied, \v itli a nonforfeiture  clause, except the cancellation of the expired option,'  when stock will be issued for the am mnt of cash received by the Company. The second 100,000 will be issued  at 10 centc; the third 100,000 at 15 cents; the fourth  100,000 at 20 cent*., and the fifth 100,000 ut 25 cents.   It  is expecled that this amount will be sufficient for development and will put 1 he Company's coal mines 011 a paying basis. Stock will then be advanced according to  pi ogress and as funds are required.  The first200,000 of these shares have already been'sub-  1 Fcribed and shaies ate now selling at 15 cents on calls  of 2>o cents per month, according to the terms of the-  ' prospectus.*  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe (daily) both for One  year ..;......: :_:7 :.,---  Phoenix Pioneer and Toronto  Globe, (weekly) both for One  year .:..���.   Phoenix Pioneer arid Montreal  Daily Herald, both "for One  _~rT>   /Including Handsome ��ortrai|\  J Ot I    ^ofXiiig Kdnrard, <7?M inches./--------���  Phoenix Pioneer an*J. JJew Yprjc,  World,  Tlir4c��-a week, both  ,   for ��ne year 7;-���.��� --,���.-.,...  Phoenix Pioneer and Montreal  Family Herald and Weekly Star,  both one year "...-���..  2.50  2.50  2.50  2.75  That the Snowshoe will in due time  either build its own reduction plant or  purchase an' interest in an existing  plant, has been a foregone conclusion  for many months. What the plant  will be or where located, are details  now being worked out, as the.mine is  prepared to ship ore on a somewhat  extensive scale���from 500 to 1,000  tons per day. In any event, it means'  that another Boundary mine will then  begin to show the results of businesslike management thiough that most  tangible of all methods���returns to the  shareholders.  NOriCE.  Application for Transfer of Liquor License.  Notice is hereby given that thirty  days after date we will apply to the  Board or Licensing Commissioners of  the Corporation of the city of Phoenix,  for a ti mister of the liquor license held  hy us for the Dominion JInusH, Old Ironsides avenue, situated on Lots 15 and J6  Kloi'hll, City of Phoenix,   to  Oxley <&  McClung. (.ilLLlh & FOKKKST,  Per J. N. Gillis.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, this 1st dav of  July, A. D.. 1002.  ATTENTION.  Facts.  1. The Company don't owe a dollar beyond cash on  hand.  2. It will sell yon stock on   monthly  calls,   which  speaks for itself.  3. Each of the Officers and Directors pays in full for  his stork.  For further information apply to the  Official Brokers of Ashnola Smelter, Limited:  PONTON A- MURRAY, Toronto, Ont.  C. S. DOUGLAS & CO., Vancouver, K  H. R. CAMERON, Winnipeg, Man.  A. W. MORE & CO., Victoria, B. C.  C. \V. X. McGANNON, Moui-burir 1, Ont.  R. .L STEEL, Nelson, B. C.  Subscriptions received to all Magazines and Periodicals at publishers lowest rates.  Send all subscriptions to this office.  PHOENIX PIONEER,  PHQgN?X,B-e,  jiuiau.injmmHgwimMgBiww'iw'  ��on't Guess  But if you are going east write us for our rates, and let us tell you  about the service and accommodation offered by the  ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD  , Through Tourist Cars via the Illinois Central from Pacific coast to Chicago  audi Cincinnati.  DonU fajl: to wrjte> ^onl your trip, as we are in a position to give you  'HoinpvaLbllinfbrmationaiiJqSSisUiifR.    5>3'9   miles  of track, over which  JfVpperated some of the finest trains in the world.  For particulars regarding freight or passenger rates, call on or address :  J C. LINDSAY, T.F., & P.A., 13. H. TRUMBULL, Com. Agt,  ,42 Third St., PORTLAND, ORE.  1M  A Missouri editor, going away, left  a minister in charge of his paper. A  day or two later'a letter from a "way-  back" subscriber came, which read:  "You know d������ well I paid my sub-  sciiption the last time I was in Lexington.    If I get any more such letters   1  will come down and maul  h out  of you." The minister answered: "I  have been trying to maul that thing  out of the editor for ten years, and i(  you really come down and inaql it out  of him, then, my dear sir, I have  twenty members of my church you can  operate on,"  Thb Omj Jackdaw.  Is directed to the G. A..R. Convention to be held in Washington, D. C.  October 6th to nth inclusive, 1902.  We can sell you tickets'at rates which  make going lo the convention cheaper  than staying at home, and we make  enough out of it so that we are not "On  the County."  Tickets sold only on Sept. 29 and 30.  For particulars as to rates, accommodations, stopovers, tinie limit, etc.,  call on or address,  B. H. Trujib.ijll,  Commercial Agent Illinois. Central  R.R. 142 Third St, Portland, Ore.  Head Office of the Company, Room -"A," K-W-C   Block, Nelson, B. C.  CODE ADDRESS, '-ASHNOU," NELSON. B. C. ' P. 0. BOX 714. TELEPHONE NO. 70.  EASTERN  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP.  _ Notice is hereby given that the partnership heretofore existing between us,  lhe undersigned, as holel-keepers at the  Noidcn hotel, Phoenix, British Columbia, lias this day been'dissolved by mutual consent.    'l r  All debts owing to the said partnership  are to be paid to Thomas Berg, who will  continue to carry on the business, and  all clHiniB against the said partnership  are to be presented to the said Thomas  Berg, b>; whom the same will be settled.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, this 25tli dav  of August, 11)02.  Aluin Al.msteo-m,  Thomas Bbkg.  Witness:!:  W. li. COCIIKAXK.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  ��^VV/V/*^V^^'  Butler Stationery mid Job Printing than that turned out hv the  Phoenix Pioneer has yet to hn  produced. The proof of the pudding is in the eating, (iive us a  trial with your next order   PIONEER PUB. CO.,  '.Phone !���}. Piioknix, B. C.  Just Think ol II.  You may have the stars in a nail  keg, hang the ocean on a fence rail to  dry, put the sky to soak in a bucket  and unbuckle the bellyband of eternity  and let the sun and moon put, but  don't think you can escape the place  that lies on the other side of purgatory  if you fail to pay for your paper.  . October 6th to 14th inclusive the  Great Northern will sell excursion  tickets to Spokane for the Interstate  fair. The limit to return will be seven  days including the day ol sale; no limit  will exceed October 16th. The fare  from Grand Forks will be $7.25 for  the round trip.  Thos. Hardy is offering some bar-,  gains this week. Look up'his ad. It  may save you money.  The Hunter-Kendrick Co. have a  special boot and shoe sale on now, with  full Hues to select from.  As the summer is fast going, the  Wm. Hunter Co., Dominion avenue,  aic making a drive on ladies' blouses  in black, white and lancy colors.  Drop in at Almstroin's when in lower town. He has the finest goods in  his line.  Notice is hereby given that at the next  sitting of the license, commissioners  for  the city of Phnonix wu intend to  apply  for a transfer to Thomas Berg of the license which .we hold losell liquor hy, retail in the Norden hotel, situated on Dominion avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  Dated this 25lh day of August, 1002.  a mux ai..mktro.m,  Thomas Bkuo.  HALCYON HOT SI'KIXtiS SAXITAHUJM  The most complete U [ I I T JJ  011 the continent of North *1 t n L. I n  America. Situated midst p C C fl D T  scenery unrivalled for gran- ������ t. O w H I  tleitr. Moating, Fishing nnd Ivxcursions. Kesi  dent Physician and Nurse. Telegrnphic communication with all parts of the world ; two  mails arrive nnd depart every day. Its haths  cure all nervous and muscular diseases; its waters heal all Kidney, I.iverand Stomach Ailments  Terms: {15 to $iS per week, according to res-  deuce in hotel or Halcyon Hot Springs,  ow Lake  II. C.  Townships Bank  ESTABLISHED 1859.  CAPITAL - - - - $2,000,000  CAPITAL, PAID UP - $1^955,225  RESERVE FUND   --   $1,200,00c  BOARD OF DIRECTORS:  Wm. Farwell, President.  Hon. M.  H. CocirxANE, Vice-Prcs.  Israel Wood, J. S. Mitchell, G.Stevens, J.N.  Oaler,   N. W.   Thomas, C. H.   Kathau, H. B.  Browu, K. C.  HEAD OKFICK, SHERBROOKK, P. Q.  Jas. Mackiuuou,' Gen'l Mgr.  S. EriOKix.   Local Mgr.  S. F. Mokky, Inspector of Branches.  BRANCHES,  Iu Province ofQuebec���  Montreal, B. Austin, Manager.  Waterloo W. I. Briggs, Manager.  Rock Island, S. Stevens, Manager.  Cownnsville, IT. F. Williams, Mgr.  Coaticook. E. N. Robinson, Manager.  Richmond, W. L. Ball, Mgr.  Granby, W. II. Robinson, Mgr.  Bedforc.   W. H. Hargrave, Mgr.  Hum tigduii, A. \V. Watson, Mgr.  Magog, \V. 1>. Krascr, Mgr.  St. Hyacintlie, J.  Lafraniboise, Mgr.  Ormstown. H. W. Morgan, Mgr.  Windsor Mills, K. P. Olivier, Mgr.  Iu Province of British Columbia���  Grand Forks, Will. Spier, Mgr  PhoeL-ix, N. II. Slack, Acting Mgr.  Agents   in    Canada,   Bank  of   Montreal   nud  Branches.  "     London, Eug., National Bank of Scotland  "     Boston, Nntioual Exchange Hank,  "     New York, Nntioual Park Bank.  Collection.     made at   all   accessible    points  Drafts issued for any required amounts, good ut  nil points iu Canada,   U, S. 'and Europe.    Ex  change bought nud sold.  Department    at     Each  Oregon R. R. & Nav. Go.  Oregon Short line R. R.  Union Pacific R. R.  .    ONLY LINE  EAST  VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daily.  Steamship tickets to Europe and other  foreign couutrius.  V?l��ACIFl���KY  Spokane Time Schedule.  TKffective Tune 22 1902  Arrive-  Daily  Savings   Branch  Office.  Interest allowed from date of deposit and compounded annually without requiring attention ot  depositor.  Office Hours: 10-3: Saturday from 10 to 12.  I.e ��ves  _paily_  '.45 a. m. KAST MAiL���Tl�� and from  Coeur d'Aleue district, Farm-  iiigtofi. Garfield < olfax, Pullman, *Mosco\v, *Poiueroy,  Wnitsbiwg, Dayton, W'a 1 l"a  Walla, Pei dleton, HakcrCity  and all points East ��� 6 25 v��. m.  y.4S P- >��. EXPRKSS���Kor Harinitigtou'  Gar field, Colfax, Pullman,  Moscow,I.cwiston, Portland  San Francisco, Haker City  nnd all points EAST.  KXPRESS���From all points  East, linker City, San Francisco, Portland, Colfax, Garfield and Farmington 9.50a. in,  ���Except Sunday.  SHOUT LINK TO CALIFORNIA.  .Sa'n FiaiR'isro-I'ottland Route.  Steamers sail from Aiusworth clock,  Portland,  at S p. 111. and from Spear Street wharf, SauFran-  cisco, at 10 a. 111. every five days.  Tickets on sale at all S. F. & ^. Stations.  For fuitlier information  as to rates, time of  trains, equipment, etc., address  GEO. J. MOIII.ER, General Agent,  ���130 Riverside Ave., Spokane, Wash  For a  o Timepiece  One that will run  the year aronnc.  is what you need.  Jewelery  of every descrip  tion suitable for hirthay presents can b  obtained at  W. ZIMHERMAN'S  0  e  a  e  beaeo0��oeo��eee��ooe*00*����e��  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  Kg Six Miueral Cltiint, situate iu the Gram!  Korks Mining Division of Osoyoos District.  Where loeateil: In Wellington Camp, adjoining the Jim Mineral Claim.  Take notlee that I, Sydney M. Johnson, acting  as ayent for T. 1*. Mclntyre, l-'rce Miner's Certificate No. It 51619, ai.iilO. K. Robinson, Vrefr Miners  Certificate'No. 11 5*006; intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Miniiig Recorder  for a certificate ol improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining a crowu grant of Hie above claim.  And further take notice that action, under section 37, nn\st be commenced before the issuance  of such pertificate of improvements.  Dated this'30th day of July, A. I).. 1902.  4S Sydney  M. Johnson.  fflW&B^S$BMBtatt��fiiBS!��  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICK.  Dominion Mineral Claim, situate Iu Hie Grand  Korks Miuiiif! Division of ti:;oyoo.s District.  Where located: On Lookout Mountain, and  near the Lookout Mineral Chum.  Take notice that I, Svdney M Johnson nctins  us iigent for J P. Shannon, l'ree Miner's Certificate No. It 54495, intend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  certificate of improvements, for the purpose ol  obtniniuR a crown grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under s:c-  liou 37, must be commenced before the issuance  of such certificate of iniprovitufuts.  Dated this 13LI1 day of July, A. V.-. Wi  431 ijvyNijy SI. Jounson.  ftSnWmMaiftl^amilwiAiwwm^Alij  Spokane Tails and northern  NELSON  &   FORT' SHEPPAR1)  RED MOUNTAIN It'Y.  Washington and Great Nor. Ry.  V., V. and E. Ry.  The only all-rail route between nil points east  west, and south to Rossland,'Nelson and all iu  iermediate points; connecting at Spokane with  Lhe Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R fi:  N. Co.  Connects at Rossland and Nelson with Canadian Pacific Kaihvny. '  Connects at Nelson with steamer for Kaslo aud  ���*U Kootenay I��nke points.  Connects at Curlew with stage ful (In en  wood and Midway, li, C.  Huflct cars run on passenger trains Ik twcey,  tweeu Spokane aud Republic.  HKKHCTIV1-; AUGUST  Leave.   Spokrtne   ... Rossland ,   Nelsou    Miller's   (Uiatid Vorks)   Curlew    Republic   H. A.JACKSOJJ,  General Passenger Ageut.  Spokane, Wash.  Sept. 29^30  To Washington, D..C, ..  and return,  $69.85.  From Rossland, Nelson, Etc. Corresponding reductions from all stations.  Through Tourist Sleeping Cars  EAST  Li'HYfs Dunniore Junction dnilv for St..  Paul; Kontcntiy l,amlin�� TncstUtv tin.I  Sjittinlny for To.onto, Montreal iiiul  all eastern points.  WEST  Leaves Uevelstoke dnilv for Seattle  and Vancouver.  Through bookings to Europe via nil  Atlantic mutes.  Prepaid t.ckote at lowest rates issued  from nil European countries.  For Time-tables   rates  and   full information  call 011 or address nearest local agent, or  O. W. Dey, E.J.Coyle,.  Agent, A.G.P.Agt.  Phoenix, B. C. . Vancouver, B.C  J. S. Carter, D. P. A.,  Nelson, B.C.  Why you should buv...  j:25a. in..  .o.joa. 111  7:15 a. iu.  11:07 a  in  10:24 .'t. 111  9:^0 a. 111.  Arrive  ....5-45 p.  111   5:10 p. in.   S 00 p. 111  ......3:5s 11. 111.   -Pit 1>- !"���   5:45 p. Hi-  Cotton ra��s wanted at the Pioneer  office. Highest price paid. Bring  'em along and get your money. ��j  CHEWING  TOBACCO  C��cattse it is the BK^T ��|iwlity  Becaaae it i.s the MOST LASTING chew  Because it is the LARGEST hi��h <;rade fi  or lOi: pint;  Because [he TAt-SS ARK VALUAHLK fur  premiums until January I, 1904  Because we GUA K ANTEK every plnjriuiil  Because YOUK DEALKU IS .AUTHOI!-  V/A-'Ai TO    KEl'U.VD   JIOXKV  IF   VOU   A HE    NOT   KATIS-  FIKD  Tun K.Mt-iiiK ToiiAceo Co., Ltd.  r  ilVl  mi  W1  >'  "f.  jiy\  X  M*!  1   J1* \i\  r . y THE PHOENIX PIONEER  Ml  III  ill  Mm  Mr. I ���*&  Kb?:'-.1  IS'4-';47  Si r--'S  feM  pi  r��*^.��  p  ���Ft*  fi]  iff  1st  If sis  Wo  m  m  mm  mm  St?'  IP  m  I  I  ��  MA  LA-iM'r*   .  il",k.  Good Bar in  Connection.  Large Sam-  pie Rooms.  Electric j*j��  jtjtji Bells  and Lighted  The Dominion Hottse  OXLEY & McCLUNG, Proprietors.  .Centrally Located  THE ONLY FIRST-CLASS  HOTEL IN PHOENIX  Old Ironsides Avenue  Rooms and Dining Room  In chaige of the Misses Smith.    Table served with the best in  markets. Special attention to wants of miners and mining men.  NOTICE.  To Whom it May concern:  Notice, is liereliv given that we have  leased the Stemwinder Hotel to John  Hart man for tiie term of one \ear, and  that we .will not be responsible for any  hills against said house duriiiK 'he life  of said lease. C. II  Mullin.  S. A. Mullik.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., the 10th day  of July, 1902.  BUSINESS NOTICES.  Bellevue Hotel  Marshall & Shea, Props.  In Connection with Aetna Lodging House.  Knob Hill Avenue, Phoenix, B. C.  BUS MEETS All TRAINS. UVERY STABIE IN CONNECTION  Best Obtainable  Brands of  Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  'Phone 29  Dining Room  First-class in  Every Particular.  ���������������  :���������������������������������������������������������#���������������������������������*������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  V  I  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  HATTERS OF GENERA L INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS.  Thanksgiving Hall���PhoenixMin-!company through the Boundary couri  ers' Union No. 8 are making preparations to give a Thanksgiving ball on  Thursday evening, October 16th, and  promise a good time to all who attend.  Harvest Home���N(xt week Thursday the Methodist Ladies' Aid will  give a Harvest Home entertainment at  Hardy-McKenzie hall. An interesting  programme has been prepared, including little Gladys Harvey of Greenwood,  and the ladies will also serve refreshments without extra charge.  try.  To Annapolis���Carroll S. Graves,  ' of Spokane, nephew of Jay P. Graves,  of the Granby Co., has just passed his  examination for entrance into the  United States naval academy at Annapolis, Md. As only two students  are selected from the whole slate of  Washington, young Graves has achived  considerable distinction.  <  Harry Lindlev Co. Tonight ���  'This evening the Harry Lindley Co.,  with 15 members, will commence a  several days engagement at Miners'  Union hall. The press of the province speaks veiy favoiably of this  company and its productions, which  are said to be unusually good. As the  pi ices have been placed at 50 cents  and 35 cents, and the company will'be  here for several days, there will be  an opportunity for all to see them and  enjoy on evening's entertainment.  They Resolved���Public meetings  have been held in Grand Forks and  Columbia to send strong resolutions to  Ottawa, asking the railway committee  to grant the request of the Vancouver,  Victoria and Eastern Railway and Navigation Co. for the right to cross the  Kettle Valley lines near Grand Forks,  .so as to reach the Granby smeller and  so build to Phoenix.  Hospital Doing Well���Secretary  Hemenway, of the Phoenix General  Hospital, states that the institution is  now getting along nicely, but that some  furnishings are much needed. 'This  would be a good chance for the Ladies'  Hospital Aid, which has done such  good work in the past, to once more  come to the front in their usual successful manner.  Finished Assessment ��� K. J.  Matheson, brother of City Clerk Matheson, returned this week from Hedley  camp and vicinity, in the Similkameen,  where has been doing assessment work  on some promising mineral claims in  that neighborhood. He says that the  properties that are being worked all  through the lower Similkameen are  looking better than ever. About a  dozen men are working on the OHalla  Co.'s claims.  Finished the Course��� Elmer D.  Hall, E. L. Hall and A. I). Hill, all  formerly connected with the Pioneer  force, who went east in July to take a  12 weeks' course in the school for machine typesetting at Washington, D.  C., have graduated and are now  "pounding the ivories" in various  places. Mr. Hill has a position with a  daily paper at Charlotteville, N. C-,  where E. L. Hall is also located, while  E. D. Hall is in the city of St. Louis  being an operator-machinsit All  have thus been successful.  City and District Notes  A Wise MuMiiKR���This farce comedy was seen at Miners' Union hall  Thursday night, being presented by  Chas. R. Marvin's company. While  there is not much plot, the piece is full  of vim and action, and there was not a  tedious moment from start to finish.  Presented by a company of moie than  average merit, it offered a good evening's  entertainment. 'The specialties were  good and there were plenty of then),  J. E. Annable, of Nelson is touring the  Dr. Mathison, Dentist.  Granby Exchange is on' the bridge.  R. H. Karatofsky visited Republic  this week.  A scandal in bank circles is reported  from Grand Forks.  Mrs. Annie Larkin died in Greenwood last Monday.  Chas. D. Hunter returned from a  visit to Sandon last 'Tuesday.  A new line of cigais at Albin's News  Depot.    Have you tried them ?  Rossland is to have a curfew bell,  which will be lung at 9 p. in.  C. V. Semerad, of Greenwood, is  shipping Okanagan horses to the  northwest,   ,  Mrs. J, L. Meikle, of Grand Forks,  has been visiting' with Mrs. J. E. Mc-  Auliffe this week.  Dr. Mathison, dentist, will be at  his office, Hank block, from October  10th to 14th inclusive.  'The work of laying steel on the Kettle Valley lines to Republic mines has  been practically completed.  Fair success has attended thceffoits  of local bporumen who have been out  after grouse and pheasant ot late.  L, li, Hodge, manager ol the Vernon  & Nelson 'Telephone Co. at Gieen-  wood, icturlied Tuesday with his bride,  Foiemn:) Tievoirow, of the Snow-  shoe mine, left on yesterday's train for  a week's vacation at Halcyon Mot  Spiings.  Mis. J)r, Mathison, of Greenwood,  and Mis. Foster, mother of Dr. Foster,  of Gieeuwood, were vieitois in lhe city  'Tuesday.  Smith Curtis, M. P., is expected in  the Boundary shoitly to lelate his experiences as an opposition member in  the government.  Drop in at Almstrom's when in lower town. He has the finest goods in  his line.  Frank.Haley  went  to  Seattle   ti is  week, to accept  a   position   which   In  formerly occupied   with   the   Moiai  Bros. Shipbuilding Co.  O. S. Walker & Co., formeily ii  business in Phoenix, and latteily ii  Grand Fotks, have made an assignment  of the benefit of creditois.  W. H. Coven of Giand Forks, fcindlj  urnished the vegetable decoiations foi  ihe   Harvest    Home   seivice   in   tin |  Methodist chuich tomoiiow evening.  Chas. C. Schalm returned Wednesday from a six weeks' trip thiough the  Similkameen, during which time he  visited all the principal points, going as  lar as Princeton.  It is reported that 0. N. Galer, ol  ihe Granby office staff, who is spending  his vacation in Denver, Colo., will noi  leturn alone, and tnat his leave of absence has been extended in consequence.  Rev. T. Green returned' Thursday  from Grand Forks, where he occupied  the Methodist pulpit last Sunday. 'I 0-  morrow-evening there will be a Harvest  Home service in the Methodist church  ol'Phoen'x.  D. A. Holbrook, of Gieenwood, a  Boundary pioneer, has returned from  the much adveuised Thunder Mountain gold field in Idaho. He is now  satisfied with the Boundar>, which he  first reached in 1892.  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 have heard it; Granby  Exchange sells everything at half price.  Almstrom's chocolates don't melt  this weather, but they will melt in  your mouth.  Fine breakfast and dinner set lor  sale at half piiceat the Pioneer office.  Imported 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.  YOU CAN-ATTEND THE  ���NINTH   ANNUAL���  Hiwate  SPOKANE, WASH., Oct. 6 to 1-4, inclusive  Waterman s Ideal  Fountain ^  Pen  kThe  , satisfaction.  J CKurcK Services  Tomorrow.  Church of England���St John's  Mission; services tomorrow, evening  Rev. E. P. Flewelling, vicar.  St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church,  Service tomorrow at li a. m. and  7:30 p. m. Sunday school and Bible  class at 3 p. m. Rev. V. M. Purdy,  B. A., pastor.  Congregational���Preaching services  tomorrow at n a. m. and 7:30 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.' m., evening service.   Rev. T. Green, Ii. A , pastor.  'The Hunter-Ker.drick Co. are show-  inn some maciknaws and rubbers foi  men that are just the thing for snowy  weather.  Albin has a new line of cigars that  will suit you to a T.  Double spring and mattress for sale,  Inquiie at the Pioneer Office.   ���t   A pencil mark here BBf  in a reminder that voursuti-  ���eription to this paper is  now past duo, and the publisher will appieciatc your  prompt attention.      SJEF  GOOD NEWS.,  ���I'ROJI  THE���  PEOPLE'S STORE  40 pound box Apples, <L'J0; 20 pound box Applet), tl.00.  Potatoes, $1.25 per hundred.  Wa liavo been ap|M>intcd Hjji'iitH for I ho I'ok'hrutwl  KAMLOOPS CIGARS, and still thorn ut factory priced.  These cigars are not mode In the uust byeln-tip IuIkii-, hut  are mode almost at home, and are admitted hy all Iovwk of  the weed lo bo excellent clears.  As soon as the freight blockade In riUK-d wo expect Our  Groceries, Car of Flour and Car of Hay. AihIuh mjou an  we can make arrangements wo will vairyu comploto Block  of Feed, Way and Grain of all kinds.  Whenever any of my competitors tell you that they sell  goods cheaper than Hardy, yon tell them that thoy aro  mistaken, and I will prove to you that they tiro.  'Phono 61.  THOS. HARDY & CO.  'I hese pens are the finest:  in the woild, an.J aie madeolj  first quality 14k. gold with the;  highest grade of workman-*  ship. 'They are tipped with:  ihe best inidium, and ground;  in countless degrees of fine-;  ness and flexibility. 'They:  aie absolutely non-corrodablej  and will last for years. ;  Full assortment of nibs and;  points in stock. ;  For sale in Phoenix only by|  ������������������'  HcRae Bros. 8 Sib j  STATIONERS,  KNOB HILL AVE., PHOENIX, B. C.  There are just  Two Kinds of  JOBPRINTING  r.   ���. ,  They are the kind that is a  credit to you and your printer andfz-the other Mnd. . .  Ours is Said to be the Best  When'you want something  Neat,  Clean.  Attractive  IN OFFICE STATIONERY  We haue the art and the artists to give  you exactly what you wish.  Our mechanical   department equipped  withthe latest and best.  PIONEER' PUBLISHING CO.,  PHOENIX, B.C.  HALL  Commencing SATURDAY,  September 27.  NOTICE.  To tub Ktkah Uhbim and Engineers of  ISOUNIUKY   Dlh'IICtlT.  An examination for Engineers Certifi  caU'9,  under Section .'J5 and 30 of the  Ktcim Boiler IiiNpcction Act,  1001, will  ho held iu school room, Greenwood, com-  incnciux Oct. 4th, at (I a. m.  Candidate!) will be required to furnish  written tOHtiuionlaln ol service to qualify  lor Kiailu applied for.  Tho attontlon of ulcain users is called  to Miction 815, which states tliat no person sliull he employed as engineer who  iIooh not hold ii certificate.  Ciko. O. Madiqan,  Jnhpkctoh of Boii.ukb  Nei.bon Dibt.  lift 101  At this Season  of the year don't you need something to tone up the system? On  �� our shelves can be found pretty  nearly every pieparation manu-  ufactured for this purpose.  Don't forget that we put prescriptions up just light.  The Druggist.  'i'hoiu- Ift  Knob Hill Ave.  Phoenix, B. C.  Endorsed by every Governor-  General since Confederation.  15 -PERFORMERS -15  Little Mystic Appears  atBvery Performance.  Illustrated Songs*  PRICES, 35 and 50 CENTS.  S5S?* Seats now on sale at McKenzie's  Drug Store.  Phoenix Bakery,  Vhoenlx Street.    'Phone S3.  We make good bread,     Try it,  ... .C. W. GREER, Proprietor.  MINKKAL  KX1UHITS.  THE HKST IN  THK NORTHWEST.  ���FINE EXHIHITS IN���  CV f        HORSHS, HOGS,  OtOCK   CATTLli, SHIiUP  Fine Arts Exhibit  Fruit Exhibits  El     f  a.     r\ D >. -J��� /v     BIG KVHNT KA< H DAY,  lght Day Kacing ioa uorsks ��nt��rkd.  Agricultural Exhibits fota���kww?  $25,000 IN PREMIUMS.  BEST MUSIC���Amusement extraordinary.  9^IKTSw>!lii'lpVvl^^ "l  all kindH for eale.    Write for catalog's.       <iEO. ����� MAR lift,  FRANK LEAKE, Advertising Agent. Mgr. and;  What we say  WE DO.  ���>���<*  We compound pre-  scriptiocs as ordered  by the Doctor.  When we repeat your prescription, we do not put up something  Ihut tastes directly opposite, and  then swear it is just the same as  the the original.  '"Practical work and no  Substituting,"  is our motto.    '  A.P. McKENZIE  Practical Druggist,  Hardy-McKenzie Block,-,t Phoenix, B. C.  -MMfc^^W^%%%Wv%^,  FOR RENT  Double Dwelling Houee, each fig  per month.  Three roomed house, $15.  Howes in N. Y. Tow-mite  Lower town to rent.  Lodging House.  and  FOR SALE  DuiiMe dwelling horipe.  Alsn Bern fine r,-nt earning piop7  ertv.  U'e have curie {rood  liargains m  ���   lotB in all parts uf town.  FIRE, LIFE and  ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  Alarm Clocks.  Wc have just jeceived a new  shipment of the noisiest  Alaim Clocks you ever saw.  Thej'ie all fioiii the best  inalji-is, ni'd will wake the  soundest sleeu-'is Come in  and see them. *l'iices.' light.  GEO. E. DEY,  Kiiul) Hill Areiiue, I'hoevlx.  MCARTHUR & MONK, j  AGENTS  , O. Box, jj.  V.&N ���Phone. 5�� (  ^-WVfV* '%%-%%. %-wv%.��  BUSINESS   FOH ~  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������a  : MRS.' BATON  Teaelier of  PIANO and VOICE CULTURE  Residence nenr Crnnby Hotel,  I'lioenlx, II. <\  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������  BAKERY  SALE  For paticulars inquire of  J. S. McCAGUE,  ��*^ Phoenix, B. G  In tiie meantime we wilt coiillmie lo make tiie  bent llrenil, Cuke and Pies ever seen in the lioun-  dary    Have you tried litem ?  No better business tonic can be found in the  Houndaiy today than a card in    ...    .  &/>e Phoenix Pioneer.  It is an investment���not a simulation. &&  COMPLETE PLANTS   KOR   Minin?. Concentration. 5meIt!n?.C!c.  Steam Pover tquipment I  ENCKE5  LCHINE  ���ORTABI.K  and  Stationary.  I  OMPANY  Head Office and Works:  Lansdowue Street,  Sherbrooke, Quebec  Caruda.  Pumps, Cars, Buckets, aud BlMM.h0ffirMalldWan,,���,nw,i  General Mine Supplies. Itosisland and Greenwood, B. C  Water Power  Machinery, Etc.  One Good Investment  Worth a Life Time of work."  is  Au Investment in Phoenix Realty at the present time i.s  bound to bring a handsome dividend at no distant date. No one with an understanding of  the possibilities of the Phoenix 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 iu Dominion Copper Co.'s Addition and other parts of the citvat most reasonable  figures.    Whether you -desire it for au investment or a home we can fill your wants.  A^^ G. W. RUMBERGER,  Houses for Rent. DommioA Avenue, Phoenix, B, C.  h'.jv  .   ,  ���* ���  A,.        "|-  ,hl>     ��"   I        *-���  ���<.*  >, -4v, ��*���  ���   I * 1 ,'  .���   \ V'     v..  -j wj ���".  -!���*'  turn-warns npial iv  .��� ^r����"W*-��  i i,. -r  x. ifc ��   '  f i I \  '   .  ���*'*>  it  TV T-�����._  :��� I..  r-i'��� \ !���  $P?   "9KUI)  j

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