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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Sep 26, 1903

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 �������/��  y-ttv.  Q  Boundary Mines Sent  Out 500,000 Tons of  Ore in 1902.   <*   #  ���,��w*dy%\  ;7.i^ppl  :7l;ifc-ili  Phoenix is the Centre  ���aiicT Leading Mining  Camp of Boundary.  AND  BOUNDARY iMjrNIN^ JOURNAL.  t  Devoted to the lato^ pf th<f Boundary Mining District.  Vol. IV.  j     PHOENIX,   BRITISH COLUJfBIA'^SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1903.  No 46.  FRASER SURE  4 OF WINNING  Clear Enunciation by the Conservatives.  jj     Owing to the aflvance in  the price of  �� wheat, Flour  is  advancing every  day.  Now is the time to buy your winter supply- 7     .:"'..'���'.���  We have a car of Lake of the Woods  to arrive Monday, which we quote.���  501b. sacks at $1.75  100      ;'     ;"     -3,25  If wheat keeps .advancing our next car  will sell at $?.oo per sack.  FAIL GOODS  Are Arriving Every Day.  "������������   7 '       -: .��� i .:  We are now in the; position to offer to  the trade, the newest and best articles in  Gent's furnishings that can to* procured.  We know what we sell is good, and  sell  what we know is "good.  In our shirts, ties, collars, underwear,  shoes, hats and  caps,   braces,   etc., we  hiave the kind you want; you might as jj  well buy right as wrong, as good articles  i,cost no more than",poor ones.  In the Ladies'Dept.  We, have most anything that a lady could  desire. Large assortment of silk waist6,  furs, dress goods/house slippers, shawls,  etc. All we ask is ft call and inspect  our goods.  LARGE AUDIENCE AT HARDY HALL  Mtwri. FraKr, Kerr, Burrell, Miller and  Kewitl Made deed Addreisei ��� Mr.  Clement Decllaed.  (Co.!  I'HOKNIX  tiRKKNWOOD  GRAND FORKS  *&)  MORRIN, THOMPSONS CO,  STOVES!  STOVES!  STOVES!  www ���  Now that tjie fall days are  here you will want to see our  complete line of Heating and  Cooking Stoves. They're the  best made and as good as  they look.  We have stoves for either wood or  coal burning ��� stoves that were made  for good, solid wear. If you are consid=  ering the purchase of a stove, we should  like to show you our up-to-date stock*  We' have them at all prices.  Our Hardware Department is  complete in every detail. We have all  kinds of ammunition for rifles and shot  guns.  LI "J  POST:OFFlCE STORE.  .  Last evening the Conservatives held  a rally at Hardy-McKenzie hall, and  at noon to-day will hold another at the  same place.    At fast night's meeting  the hall was crowded to the doors,and  some of the best speeches of the campaign here were heard;     G. \V. Rumberger presided, and introduced the  speakers, the first of which was George  A. Fraser, the Conservative candidate.  Mr. Fraser held the attention of his  audience, and told just where he stood  on the questions   before  the people.  He did not thjnk the Socialists themselves expected to' win, and  therefore  it was between the Conservatives and  the Liberals.    The speaker then went  on to show how little the Liberals had  done for the cause of the laboring man  in the past, notwithstanding the claims  set forth by the leaders of the  party.  He also referred  to  the  coal  license  matter, about which such a noise has  been made in this campaign, and stated that Premier McBride had told him  personally that Jie intended  to issue  the licenses.  Mr, Kerr was the next speaker and  repeated, In large part, the address he  gave here last week on the rise and  progress - of7. Socialism.7 -As-^nsual he  was well received.  W. H. P.'Clement, the Liberal can-)  didate, was then called upon, but for  reasons which seemed to be' personal,  he declined to take parr and left the  hall.  Mayor Martin Burrell, of Grand  Forks, then took the platform and delivered a thoughtful and interesting ad  dress. He took up what several Liberal speakers had said at previous  meetings, and appealed to those present to think carefully on topics being  discussed jr) this campaign, as he had  done, and they would' decide that the  Conservative party offered tho best  opportunity of giving this province  what it has needed for several years���  a stable government. Mr. Burrell is a  pleasing speaker, and interspersed his  remarks with witty anecdotes that illus-  tated the points he made,  Then Ernest Miller, of Grand Forks,  made an address, and also showed the  uselessness, now, of attempting to  carry out the aims of the Socialists, no  matter how much they might be believed in. Mr. Miller also severely  criticised the attitude of the Liberals  toward labor.  Edward Hewitt, of Vancouver, was  the last speaker of the evening, and  dwelt more particularly on the advantages of the Conservative form of government.  The meeting was a model in one  respect, in that it did not last so long  as to tire the listeners. Next Tuesday  Premier McBride will be in Phoenix,  and on Thursday Sir Hibbert T'upper  and Hon, A. S. Goodeve are expected,  to speak for the Conservative party.  Speaking to the Pioneer man yesterday, Mr. Fraser, said that he felt certain of victory at the polls nest Saturday, and that wrd from all over the  province was to the same effect,  POLITlCAl* POINTERS.  7: ' -'���'  'ft'     ���'."������"    ' 7: ���  .���'.���������'������. ���. ���  After speaking at Greenwood  and  Midway last week, William A. Galliher,  M. P., spent part of last Saturday in  Phoenix,   speaking  in   Grand Forks  that night. '7.  Benj. F. Wilson jvill speak for the  Socialists at Miners' Union hall next  Wednesday evening. He will'also  speak at, two other points in the  Boundary during {hfc. last week of the  campaign. 7'j;-  At the nominations held last Saturday in the different/ 'constituencies of  the province, two'.'candidates were  elected by acclamation, as follows:  Columbia district,|\V; C. Wells, Liberal: Lillooet, Archibald McDonald,  Conservative. r  At the official norninations made at  Grand Forks last Saturday, the follow  ing were put up by, the different parties  as expected:' George}Arthur Fraser,. of  Grand Forks, by] the Conservatives:  John Riordan by 'he. Socialists, and  William Henry.Pope Clement by the  the Liberals. i '<",.' :  ARCHIE CONNOR  WAS KILLED  Crushed by Ore at the Emma  ������Mine... '���"���'.���������  Boundary Mining Notes.  HIS BODY WAS HORRIBLY MANGLED  '���Vhlle Loonenlni Ore In a Chute Connor W��s  Carried Down in Ihe Falling Mm-Wat  ���n Old Boundary Prospector. '"-  WILL BUILD iSEPTIC TANK.  Hospital Board   Decides ,og  Important Improvement.  '��� ���  ATmeeting of the- board of trus'tees  of the Phoenix General Hospital was  held last Saturday evening, the chair  being occupied by W. J. Porter.  Other members present were W. Y.  Williams, J. B. Macaulay, J. Punch,  and secretary, J. L.j Martin.  After discussing the; situation thoroughly, it was decided to ask for bids  for the installation of the septic tank  system for disposing of the sewerage  from the institution; and this week Mr.  Martin has received several tenders for  the work. It is expected that the cost  will be within $500, and will give the  hospital an excellent system, that is approved by the best /hygienic authorities. ,       ��� ���' ;V   '  .The board also considered the issu  ing of tickets good for hospital attendance, to others than miners, and virtually decided to do; this, .although the  details were referred to-a committee to  report back to the hoard.,,  MY BUIIP  TO ATHELSTAN  C. P.  R. Surveying Spur to  That Mine.  ENGINEER BAINBRIDGE IS IN CHARGE  Properly Is Looking so Well, that Ibe Railway  wil| Prqbablj Construct Ibe Spur on a  (juaraptee ��� To be about Three Miles  Long.  Council Did Little Business, '  At Wednesday's meeting of the city  council besides Mayor Rumberger,  there were present Aldermen McDonald, Birnie, Porter. Notice of Chief  of Police Flood having been appointed j  a provincial constable was read, and  petitions were received asking for sidewalks on Victoria and Brooklyn avenues, which were referred to the Board  of Works. No other business came  up besides the payment of the following accounts.  W. McGillvray $ 4.00  McDougall    10.00  Last Wednesday R, A, Bainbridge,  divisional engineer of the C. P. R., at  Nelson, arrived in the city to start the  work ol running survey lines for the  purpose of building a spur from the  Winnipeg mine to the Athelstan. Mr.  Bainbridge and his assistants are now  busy at this work, and it is expected  that, in the near future, it will not be  necessary for the Athelstan operators  to have the expense of hauling their  ore the mile or more to the Winnipeg  spur.  The new spur is likely to be about  three miles in length, in order to get  the necessary gradient, the Athelstan  being considerably lower than the  elevation of the Winnipeg.  It is the custom of the C. P. R. to  require a mine wishing a spur built to  put up the cost thereof, which amount  is rebated in ore freights as fast as  earned. This spur will probably cost]  between $5,000 and $10,000, and the  Athelstan people will probably be required to advance this amount to get  the spur built, What they a.ro now  paying for hauling by wagon would  likely cover this in the course of six or  eight months, so that it is a good proposition for them. And the ore can  probably be taken to the smelter as  cheaply from the mine all rail as it i.s  now from the Winnipeg mine.  I").  T. W. Hodgins  10.00;  C P. R.  25.84  N. Lemieux  45.00  G. W. Rumberger  S^-o.P  D. J. Matheson .'. i.qq  John B. Boyle leaves over the Great  Northern to-day on a trip to Vancouver.  Born to the wife of Peter B. Nelson,  Danville, Wash., on the   21st  inst., a  I son.  W. L. Germaine, since the last B.  C. Gazette was issued, can sign J. P.  to his name.  Mark F. Madden, of Chicago, who  is interested in the Providence mine,  was in the city yesterday. j  Phoenix Miners' Union No. 8 is figuring on giving a dance on the evening of Thanksgiving da,)'.  Mclntyre & McDo^aJd have taken  over the cp,al business of Morrin,  Tl\qmp'son & Co., and expect the first  car in next week from Lethbridge.  The first fatality' that lias, occured  for years at any property in!!Summit  camp happened Tuesday mOrriing' at  the Emma mine, which is being operated by the Hall Mines smelter, of  Nelson. Archie Connor, one of the  old time'prospectors of the'Boundary,  was the unfortunate victim, losing his  life by being crushed . by a mass of  ore. . "   ������._;   ���'.��� .       .;  Connor and Morrison, the latter a  brother of the foreman/had gone into  the ore chute to ioosen some large  pieces of ore that prevented the balance from going down, and provided  themselves with a rope, to be quickly,  caught in case the ore should suddenly give way beneath them. The ore  did give way, as expected, when loosened, ' and Morrison succeeded in  grasping the rope, while Connor , un  fortunately missed it, and went down  in the falling ore. Death", must have  been almost instantaneous, as it took  the mine force several hours, to get, his  body out, there haying probably been  twenty or twenty-five cars of oreabove  him. Dr. -G. E. Spankie, of Greenwood, was sent for, and arrived; long  before the remains were,recoyered,:but  life had long been "-extinct; The re7  mains were terribly mutilated.  Connor was a' native of Belfast,  Maine, where, he heus a 'father and  mother residing. He was a man of j  over 50 years of age, and unmarried, j  He is one of the old prospectors in the  Boundary,;-;has b.feeh in this .section  jsince;i89/5;'and havirfg'-"properties indifferent camps, several being- located  in Summit camp. Last_winter he  worked at the Granby mines, and but  little over a month ago, he joined  Phoenix Miners' Union No. 8. When  work was being done on the Nellie  Cotton group in this camp several  years ago, Connor was the foreman in  charge.  Coroner Foster impanelled his jury  Wednesday afternoon to consider the  case. The inquest was held at Denoro j  City, near the scene of the fatality,and  after hearing the evidence the jury returned a verdict of accidental death,  without blame of any kind to the management of the mine. Dougald Mc-  Innis was foreman of the jury.  That same afternoon James A.Clark,  undertaker of Phoenix, started to drive  over to Summit camp, to -take charge  of the remains of Connor and prepare  them for burial. While on the way  liis horses ran away and threw Mr.  Clark out of the vehicle, thereby;  breaking one of his legs near the ankle, j  Lawrence McKelvie, who was with  him, was also thrown out in the runaway, but escaped with a few bruises.  Mr. Clark was brought back to Phoenix  that night, where he has the best of  attention at the Phoenix General Hospital.  An effort was made to get into communication with the parents of Connor  by telegraph, but without success. A  dispatch was also sent to his sister-in-  law, at Kalispell, Montana. The fun-  eral'will be held to-day at ten a. m.,  from Clark & Binns' undertaking  rooms, under the auspices of the Miners' Union. Rev. T. Green will officiate, and the remains will be interred  in the Phoenix cemetery.  Nelson Actually Held a Fair.  The rumors that have been afloat  for a few days; to the effect that a fair  was to be hold at Nelson this week,  bad some foundation, after all,although  but few in the Boundary were aware of  it, owing to the poor advertising. It  was held this week, but the attendance  from this section was poor���naturally.  The fire brigade of that city asked the  Phoenix fire boys to attend and take  part in the hub and hub race. When  details of the race were asked for, it  was found that service carts must be  used. As the track would likely be  heavy the invitation was declined.  The Phoenix team did not care to  take part in a tug of war.  ��� There was a.slight difference with  the weighmen at the Morrissey coal  mines, in the Crow's Nest, this week,  but it was amicably arranged with the  management.   . .. ���  7 :������ i.v..  The slag hauling locomotive was received at the Sunset smelter at Boundary, Falls .last Saturday, and will be  placed in commission as soon, as the  fails can be laid.  I-ast Saturday the seven-drill air compressor arrived at, the Oro Denoro  mine, .arid is now being set up at that  property., As a result the shipments  area little smaller than usual this week.  This week the Snowshoe again tied  its best record in shipping, sending  out 2,880 tons of ore to,the Boundary  Falls-smelter. If cars could have been  obtained the record would have been  broken again.  James Sutherland and Phil McDonald, who are working the Elkhorn,  Providence camp, this week shipped  a car of the'richest ore that was ; ever  taken out in the Boundary.. It went  to.the'Trail smelter. ���-.,������'���  .'��� R.. Roberts was showing-contractors  oyer the right of way for ;the ..electric  power line this week, which is to be  built from Phoenix to Greenwood, to  serve the Greenwood smelter with electric power.- The tenders must be in  by the 28th inst.       ,     , ":     ���"  .,. It is said that a deal for upwards of  $100,800 has been,made for the Voi-,  canic group on the North I*ork of Kettle "river, and that a cash payment has  beenmade by the Chicago syndicate  that yesterday sent a force of diamond  drill men up to the property. .������ -;  This week the Winnipeg sent out  twelve cars of ore, thus materially increasing, the shipments of last week,  which were five or six cars. The compressor building has been enclosed,  and a night shift was placed at work  this.week for the.first, time since work  was resumed just a month yesterday.  Is If AMlher Bluff?  Word comes from the coast that the  McLean Bros, announce that they will  commence,work on, the Coast-Koot-  enay railway at once. This firm  cured a subsidy^ from the.��� provincial:!  govemiriehCThd alsoHried to get-,one  from the Dominion government. While  there may- possibly be something in  the report' referred to, people of the  Boundary are much like the man from  Missouri in this matter. They want  to be shown.'    -:  On The Voters* List.  The printed voters', list for Grand  Forks Electoral District, has been issued, and shows the following number  of names from each section in ;��� the  riding;,;/  :;'. '." . 7:'7,:"':':'':'7;  Grand: J^rks;'Carson, etc..'.. 554  Phoenix 7.. '.'���.-.'...... 7..'.. 338  Cascade ...'.''.  4��  '  Fife ������.'....:....... ...   ro .  Coryell ......... .....7  Total..  ���958  Notice to Contractors*  Tenders will be received by the undersigned ,  until Kept. 38th, 1903, for the following:  (a) Tor the building of.a brick KUb-statlou at  Greenwood tmelter  (b) For the clearing of right of way fur pole  line from Phoenix to Urcenwood.  (c) For the supply and delivery at the atake or  hole on'pole line right of way of about 275 to 300  cedar pole* 9 loch top 32 feet long or over.  Separate tenders required In each case. Particulars of right of way clearing and delivery of poles  may be obtained from K. Roberts Imperial  Hotel, Greenwood. "  Plans nnd specification for mib-statiou at B, C  Copper Co.'s office, Greenwood, and at Cascade.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  I        W. ANDERSON, 7  Engineer in Charge     '  Cascade Water, Power & Ught Co., Limited.  P.O. Box 81, Cascade, B.C.    *'  Ladies, do you want the '������ Newest  Ideas in New York and Chicago  styles. Sorrento, Vincennes and Patterns Hats. ',)  Call and see. It's well worth your  while. ���������',.,   .'.      ;.-��������� ���_;   .��� ' '..: ..i'i'i  Biner  Block.  Knob Hill Avenue.  j Perfect Gems  Little Liver Pills  These are as good a Laxative as we have  ever sole: Gentle iu action, do notcause'  griping, unless talceti in over doses.  Splendid for t)ie liver. A reliable cure  for.[habitual constipation and for Mick. > I  Headache,'BiHousiiess, Jaundice',���~bss"of  - ��� Appetite^-By^nuil or at the storer price!  -aj cents.jSerbOttle.i "'--'; *-  ;-''Sold only by"        ''   ��� '    ' '���'.'���������. '.  BOYLE;  THE  DRUGGIST.  i  Total, tons   Granby Smelter treated, tons..  BOUNDARY ORE SHIPMENTS.  The following table gives the ore shipments or Boundary mines lor 1900,  1902, and for 1903, as reported to the Phoenix Pioneer���  Granby Mines, Phoenix ���.;  Snowshoe, "  Brooklyn, "  Mother Lode, Deadwood .,  Sunset,    ���.:..'��� ..  Morrison, ������" ..  B. C. Mine,        Summit..  R. Bell, "    ..  Emma,   , "   ..  Oro Denoro "  Winnipeg,   Wellington...  Golden Crown,       "  Athelstan, "  King Solomon, VV.Copper .  No. 7 Mine, Central..  City of Paris, "     ..  Jewel,       ���    Long Lake.  Carmi, West Fork.  Providence,   Providence  Elkhorn..'.   Ruby,     Boundary Falls...,...           Miscellaneous      3,230  99,730  (52,387  390,000  230.828  325  507.545 447,(it>0  312,340 238.690  Bellcvuc Cafe  Finest  table in the Boundary set at this  Best that the market affords.  Knob Hill Avenue  Phoenix, B. C.'  rouse.    All home cooking.  A trial solicited.  ���DEALER IN���  Wlen9s Wea*e Exclusivelyf  Invites every man in  Phoenix to give  him a call and examine goods. ....  HsLtdy-McKeaxie Blk.,     Dominion Ave,  ��^Sw_-PHOENIXt B. C...  Best Mining Exhibit.  It seems that Spokane i.s awakening  to its old time interest in the mining  industry of the Pacific northwest, and  this year will have in connection with  the Spokane Interstate Fair, which is  held from October 5 to 13, a first-class j  exhibit of the resources of tl\e country  ���-an exhibit which will be up to the  standard of the displays which were  made by the old fruit fair years ago,  [land, which were of much benefit to  the camps which were represented.  \V. A. Coplen, superintendent of the  mining department, expects the exhibit to be the best ever njade in  Spokane.   Already he is receiving ores.  .Dominion Avenue,. PHOENIX, B. O.  Commodious Sample Rooms  First-Class Dining Room in connection  Har Welt Stocked with Choicest Goods  Most Conveniently Located  Telephone [^0. 26.  W. S. DOYLE, Prop.  I  B ffl*w&&&&t.  ?$'i^-;':',1;-'!/'>-��  'Mi  pmm  \-mym  ^f^n'''"!  ''*a"* M^sfetJ  If.,,,,  li  V&WP-  :.ymrJ. 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Per Year ���.. ��  Six Mouths   If you are not a subscriber to tills paper  1�� an invitation to vou lo become otic.  .$a.oe  .  1.35  , thi  Since the  Athelstan   mine,  in the  Wellington camp,  began sending its  ore to the Boundary Kails smelter, two  or three months ago,   Manager  A,   I.  Goodell, of that institution, is  said to  have had any number of samples of so-  called ore brought to him  for  testing  purposes bypropectors.    In each case  the samples   were   a red substance,  somewhat in appearance,like the Athelstan product,   but so far they have  proved to be nothing but red shale, instead of oxydi/.ed iron,  carrying .good  gold \alues, as does the Athelstan.  Advertising rates furnished on application.  Legal notice* 10 and sccutN per line.  Four weekly insrrtlotiRcoimtitute one. month'**  advertising.  The story of the Athelstan is typical  of western mining camps. -When1,it  was last worked, the operators insisted  on using machinery and hoisting, and  in doing underground development,  never dreaming that good profits could  he made from quarrying the ore at the  surface." The result was that operating expenses ate up the values, and in  a short time the mine was closed.  6  13  20  27  2 3 4 5  7 8 9  JO It 12  14 15 16 .17 18 19  ���21 22 23 24 25 26  28 29 30  , Sir Thomas Lipton certainly has  his troubles. Unable to lift the long  coveted cup, he is now trying to fight  off appendicitis in a'Chicago  hospital.  Only seven days more of suspense and the country will be saved.  It looks as though the job would be  done by the Conservatives, loo, this  time.  Ante-election prophesies are somewhat popular, yet they are often afar  off from the result*. Predictions ��� are  too apt to be colored by party leanings  to say nothing of the habit of claiming  everything in sight.  A few of our exchanges have little  but politics therein. Possibly there is  a golden reason for this, and perhaps,  also, politics for the time being make  more interesting reading than "snakes,  cats and yellow dogs."  One pleasant feature regarding the  campaign in this riding thus far is the  absence of personalities. That's right,  gentlemen; keep them in the back  ground, if there are any. A clean  campaign is greatly to be desired.  The Granby Co. is nothing if not  progressive. Therefore, it is safe to  say that something will be heard as  the result of the annual meeting to be  held in Montreal in a couple of weeks  that will be of greater interest to the  entire Boundary country.  Eight furnaces are now treating ore  in Boundary smelters. But this is only  a tithe of the number that will be in  blast when present plans are matured.  Every new furnace, also, means the reduction of costs, arid the consequent  enhancement of future dividends.   ,  George A. Fraser, the Conservative  candidate for this electoral district, according to the best informed politicians; will lead the list at the polls next  Saturday. He is not making as much  noise as some of the other, candidates,  but his work will undoubtedly count,  just the same.  Now it is different. The soft oxydi/.ed ore is easily quarried or picked  out and shipped at small expense. The  hoist is not in use, and. there is, no  need for power drills. The pleasing  result is that, from amine that heretofore ran behind, it has been transposed  into ore that is more than paying its  way. The judgment of David .Oxley,  who has been foreman under both,administrations, and who ..wished to adopt  the present system of mining. before,  has also been borne out by the results.  Speaking of ore quarrying,, calls to  mind when this plan  of mining was  first introduced in the Boundary district over three years ago at the Granby mines.    The Pioneer gave some at  tention  to the innovation, and was  laughed at by other Boundary editors  for suggesting such a thing as, getting  out one on the simple quarrying plan.  Just the same, every large property in  the Boundary is to-day doing exactly  this thing and some of them'.-conduct  their  mining operations in no other  manner.    Not only is it done at - the  Granby mines, but atthe Mother Lode,  Snowshoe, Sunset, Oro Denoro,   Emma, Athelstan and others.  t  A big force will be employed at the  Enterprise in the Slocan this winter.  . ,.1-ast week'7-271 tons were  shipped  from mines in and aronnd Republic.,  At Rossland the Jumbo is increasing its output "to 1,000 tons .monthly.  W. B. Pool proposes organizing a  new mining company which will take  over the Oyster-Criterion at Camborne  and -Lucky Jack at Poplar.  r The recent strike made on the American Boy, in the Slocan, has widened  out to 22 inches of clean ore, assaying  81 per cent, lead and 160 oz. silver.  The Poplar creek townsite has been  staked not only for a pre-emption, mill  site, half a dozen mineral claims, railway land, townsite and by applicants  for purchase, but now has placer posts  stuck all over it.  A company to be known as the  Morning Star Mining & Milling Company has been Organized by a number  of Philadelphia business men to work  the Morning Star mine, about five  miles west of Nelson, adjoining the  Poorman-Granite group. Work on the  mine is to commenced at once.  of Q rand Forks Electoral  District.  D. J. MATHESON,  WHAT EDITORS SAY  Sure Sign���It looks like an early  winter. < A coal dealer was seen buying a diamond ring this week.���New  Denver Ledge.  Ann One Mokk���The Conservatives will go in on October 3rd.  Strengthen' their power by adding one  more to their supporters.���Vernon  News., ���'.���'  A Certainty���Reports, from all  parts of the riding indicate that Mr.  Fraser is leading his opponents in public esteem and that his election is already assured as an absolute certainty.  Grand Forks News-Gazette.  Do Not Want Joe���The "white  shirted hoboes" of Rossland do not  seem to take kindly to the selection of  Joseph Martin as leader of the Liber  als. They surely do not imagine that  any other selection would be agreeable  to that gentleman himself.���Vancouver Ledger.  Fellow Electors:  At the request ot the Liberal .Association of this riding I have consented  to contest the coming election in the  Liberal interest. While I personally regret that the honor, of carry ing the Liberal,  standard to victory has not fallen to  other and stronger hands th'a'n mine, it  is with no misgiving as to the result  that I enter on the-campaign.. 1 am  in this battle to win, if by stienuous,  straight-forward fighting any political  battle can be won. I believe it tan.  What is needed is united effort 011 the  part of Liberals and all others who  desire to see relorm in the government  of this province.  , The condition of the province has  become intolerable. Blessed by Providence with vast' stores of w'ealth in  mines, forests, agricultural lands nnd  fisheries, British Columbia has had its  very good turned. to evil by a long  series of personal,, sectional clique  governments of 'nun who have-exploited the. people's property for pri  vate gain. We have-.a -population ol  177,000���men, women and children,  Indians and Orientals���and a public  debt of $6,300,000; representing $35  per head, or $175 at least'for each  adult man in the province. I'lie average cost of governinent in the other  provinces 0! Canada ..is "about $2 per  head per annum; villi us it is seven  times greater, or $14.25 per head. In  salaries alone we pay more than $2 a  head, or oyer $376,000 a year.  Every year we exj>fcnd more than our  income. Last year we went further  into debt to the tune of $750,000; and  Mr. Carler-Coitoni a former Conservative finance minister, says.that if the  accounts of the lust tour.; years were  properly investigated it, will be found  th it in that short lime we have spent  $5,000,000 more than our revenue  from all sources.   1-  The present premier was a member  of the assembly during those lour years  and he has .never.protested against the  prodigal scale of expenditure. On the  contrary the very assets from which a  fund might be derived to meetthe cost  of government have been wasted. As  a minister of the Crown, Mr. McMride  was a party to.- the orders-in-council  granting large'7areas of valuable coal  and petroleum 1 lands in Southeast  Kootenay to the C. P. R.���a fraud  upon the legislature, which was prevented, riot by Mr. McBride, but by  the watchful zealofuLiber.il member.  The excuse given by Mr. McBride.for  his official act iu agreeing to the grants  shows that he is utteily unworthy to be  tiusted with the care of the people's  property.    He^ook the word ol .a col  league that it was all right. What  guarantee have we that another col.-,  league will not .-'gain hypnotize Mr.  McBride,into giving away further tracts  of thej)ul)lie domaiii?  Hut when bona fide locators comply  with the'law of the province, stake  coal lands according to .law, and- tender the price.fixed, by law, Mr. .",1c-;  Bride reluses to grant ;the licences  which the hiw says shall be'granted to  those who.h^ve followed the requirements of the An. He/prefers to keep  the question dangling for parly advantage,���the last refuge; of a weak politician. Oris that he still, hopes to  "deliver the goods" to the C. P.' R.?  Hy,a piece of trifikeiy*t|uite" in.kHep-  ing with the traditions ot the political  gamesters with whom he1 has been so  long, and still is associated, the honorable premier has cut short the, campaign. It' will be almost inipos-  sible-J'or nie . to - have the privilege  of seeing you all personally in the  three weeks left before polling day.  For this reason I publish this open  letter ill', order that you may klfbw  whure T-stand oil the issues before you.  It is now your turn to take' peisonal  part in the government of your province. Act in the way you want youi  representatives in parliament to act.  Vote with a single eye to-the best interests of our .common country. As  the candidate of the Liberal.iparty, I  respectfully ask your votes and, your  influence'to elect me because l~!b"elieve  that neither at the hands 01 tile Mc-  Hride government, nor at the hands of  the theorizing socialists will any, practical, business-like improvement,upon  the past misdoings take place. -���j -f  The Liberals have had no opportunity to show'their mettle in the political arena of this .'.province!" But"'the  administration of public affairs by .'a  Liberal government at: Ottawa since  1896, is a striking example .of. what  Liberalism, in action means. National  unity from'ocean to ocean; a loyalty  to British connection evidenced in  deed instead of mere lip loyalty; a  system -ol taxation equal in incidence  and in, protection to home industry instead of a system of governinent aid to  layoreil manufacturers; a determined  stand against the Oriental deluge of  low-standard civilization; an h'one��t effort to bring capital .-and labor 7into  harmonious working for, the: good of  all; energetic work toward peopling  the west and   toward "providing  ade-  I am in hearty accord with the platform and manifesto of the Liberal par-  Si,,, ihe province.    When   elected, I  shall endeavor  to   put  the punciplcsj  set forth in them into practice. I shall  quate transport facilities; all these^ahd  Hugh Mann, well known in the  Boundary country in railway construction days, and a brother of Dan Mann,  the big railway contractor, was killed  on the Canadian Northern, near  Erwood, Man., a few days ago, while  inspecting the work of a track laying  machine of which he was the inventor  Deceased was 45 years old and was a  brother in-law by marriage Tof Judge  W. R. Williams of Phoenisf,'; 7 ; / .;  *���*  Phoenix camp: has become justly j  famous for its great bodies of ore, and  on that.account is attracting the attention of the metallurgical world more  and more each year. The London  Mining Journal tells of a new process  of ore reduction called the Phoenix  process, invented by Messrs. Ashcroft  and Swimburne. Mr. Ashcroft speaks  of its four stages as the essentials of a  "cyclic process," by7 which "all the  metals and sulphur are recovered with  losses which are surprisingly small,and  without the consumption of any description of fluxes."  Sizing It Up���Sizing up the situation from Nelson, the Liberal Conservatives will carry seven seats in Koot-  enay-Boundary, two in Cariboo, three  in Yale, six on the Island, and should  have no trouble in electing six more  in Vancouver City, the Lower Fraser,  and the North Coast.���Nelson Tribune.  whatever else tends to the betterment  of the Canadian people are the planks  of the Liberal platform iu the, federal  field. ' The same bioaJ ideas dominate  the Liberals of British Columbia.    7  particularly support the following principles as of immediate interest to  this  riding,..  ,_.....'���  1. The peoples' property whether  land, timber, mineral!, or the fisheries  should lie administered lor the benefit  of the whole people with a view to lessening the huge burden of debt and  taxation' now resting oil us. Only;  those who in good laith will utilize our  public propeity in lorwarding-settlement and developing our natural industries shuuld tie allowed to, acquii'r  an interest iu any .''part". Of the-/public  domain.  2. The nulling laws should be  amended and simplified alter a cuitftii  enquiry through a competent commission. Then tinkering with them  should,,reuse. In. the development  .stage there should be''no luxation <>i  miners or milling pruperty. Develop'  ed mines should bear their shaieol the  public burdens in ptoportioii to t,hr  net output.  3. No further aid in land or money  should be given   by  this  province  to  transcontinental railway projects.   l**iil-  lest liberty should be given to the.-V.,  V. & K.--'railway, company, to complete  the' constiuction   ol their   line.     Although 1 was at one tune professionally  employed .igainst ihntcompany,a>i<l did  my duly, 1   hope, to my   clients, 1 am  ready to support any action which may  be deemed necessaiy lo place  beyond  any doubt the ..right  ot the V., V. &  E.��� to build   111611'contemplated  line]  through to the I'acihe. coast.    In   reference to  lhe  North an.d-South  lines  through lhe valleys ol British   Columbia 1 should support .government construction with ths idea of leasing completed" lines as leeders to the through  lilies on such terms'as- will keep ' the  province in control of passenger;.'and  freight rates and.secure a  rental .sui-  fieient to pay the  interest  on the cost  of construction.  7 4. The province should set the  'example of obedience to its own laws.  ���\\ under our statutes individuals have  acquired-rights in the public domain,  such rights should be-at once transferred to them.  ��� The course of the government in  reference to the coal lands of Easi  Kootenay shows that in their.: opinion  we are governed not ..by law, but;, by  ithfiir-whim as influenced by,,ihe count  of: voters'noses.  INSURANCE AGENT",  FIRE, LIKE, ACCIDENT.  CouimlMldiinr for takluc AiTlUuvlta.  Phoenix, B.  R. B. KERR,  Barrister, Atfn Solici.tor^^....  NOTARY PUBLIC.! ..  PJ40MIXJ.1.C.  KingEdward Lodge, No,36  A. V. and A. M. ,  KcKiilnr coiiimiiiilcntloii S 11. m.  ��� ���     . ��� r ���u ....;...i.  Scc-  m .5-5,    oiid Tlmrwlny or each month.  :vt/\   Ktner��<rnt m<-rllii|r�� flxiiillctl; M����onlc  ������"'        Hull, Morrliioii-AmltrKOii lilock.  ;. W.RUMHKRlilJH,  Stvrelarv.  \V.O.FJt��BKR,......  W.M.  Phoenix Federal Labor Union  ���'������;   KU. IS}-    ,  Meets Thursdays at 8 p.m. at Min-   : ers' Union Hall.   N  LKMIHUxil'ici.7    J.'.KlORDAN.ticc'y.  riioENix Ahkit  NO. 158.   '';V  MertliiKK on l'riituy  m 83011.111., MInert'  UiiIjii Hull. m  , VlnltliiK lirclhrPii  lOidlully invited.  THOS I.YO.N   . 'ir��.     ,\VM. I'LKMINC, Secy  GEORGEGIBSON  SHAVING" PARLORS:.  and BATHROOM. .  .'���''.    /  Phoenix, B.ft  LIQUOR  OrBVo-U'illlaiiin Bloc It, cor.  Hlrntnntl Olil IruimidcHAve  APPLICATION  FOR   TRAHSFER  LICENSE/  OF  ���1  Notice is hereby k'vmi I hut I will make  ttj)plicatitiii,jo lhe Biar.l of License'  ComiiiicsioiiciH of the City of Phoenix,  at their next meeting, for the trkiiHfer  uf the Liquor l.icenwe, now held liy me  for, the'���Summit" hotel, tdtuate on lot  10, bloek 15; Old Iroiifiili't)' b'nlirilivision  of Phoenix, H. C., to ,la|iiu<:'SlHr8hall  and K.T.Shiwr. "'''' ;   '���fr'.-. .  --Dated'-this'.IOih day of July, A.  D.  1003. ���, ;    7:;   ���      ;  T. H.  HlCHAKDS.,  APPLICATION  FOR   TRANSFER  :    LICENSE.  OF  LIQUOR  I have the honor to  be your  most  obedient servant,  'il  WILLIAM ,H. P, CLEMENT., .  Not Urn Ib hereby jriven lluit? we .will'  make, applirtuion lo 1 lie Hoard (if Licetife  CoiiiliiiHHioiiere of 'iImv. i"iiy ��f I'hoe^ix  at their next ineetiinr fur a trunafer'-'of  tiie Liipior'I.Ir��n*--��s* now held by ne for  the "Hellevue" hotel, ciiuate on lot 18.  hliM'k 18. Old IroiiHidi' Suli-iliviHion of  Phoenix, B. C , to 'Alexander Griegit  and Hugh McPonald.  Daucl this  17th dav of Julv, A. D.,  1903. ���.-���.-  E. P. SHKA.  .'. "J.AM,KS MARSH ALL. _  .Clean Record���-Whatever else the  future may develop as to the characteristics of the McBride ministry, we know  the members already 3s men of sterling  character, public and private, with a  ���parliamentary record, true to party and  to principle, and giving promise of a  more vigorous and better andministra-  "tion than has been enjoyed in British  Columbia for many a year.���New-  Westminister Columbian,  ST  STRICTLY   BUSINESS  Some of the Grits were borrowing  a lot of trouble because one portfolio  in McBride's cabinet had not been  filled. Now that the appointment has  been made and Arthur S. Goodeve, of  Rossland, was appointed, the aforesaid  Grits will probably still be worrying  It seems r difficult to please some  people.  Joseph Martin, the man who has  made so much trouble in politics in  this province, has been nominated on  the Liberal ticket in Vancouver, and  knowing ones asseithe will turn up as  the party leader after election. This  alone is cause enough to make any  man vote against the ticket on which  the man from Manitoba is running.  In a measure one c"i�� '".fern advertising only by .advertising.  Good advc;tjsj.rjg gives the advertiser  a direct line on the go.a.1 '''success."  What business is so good but that  it could be-made better by g,ood advertising?      '   ���  Every business has 7sorne good  points. These points,' if constantly  advertised, will bring business..  Continuous advertising- carries with  it the reliability, since no dishonest  advertiser can successfully continue in  business.   s  * OLLA PODRSDA.'.*  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 factionr- It is worth $10.00.  It costs only $2.00. "'**,  a  -���'it;  ^.OREGON  Shoreline  Phoenix Home Brewed  While it is a fact that many persons  have preconceived ideas in politics,  and will vote, as dieir fathers, voted  years ago, it is neveitheless a fact that  in Grand Forks electoral district there]!  are many in the class of the silent!  voter. It is this large class that is  giving the parly managers no littile  anxiety just now. They do not know  where to place them in their election  estimates. In another week, however,  ihey will become enligthened.  Three friends were expecting the  train. The first said: "Here it comes!"  The second said: Here he comes!"  The last said: Here she comes!" The  second  was  right.    It was  the mail  train.  =**  ���It is said that the Tahitan princess,  Ariiniahinimini, is coming to America  in search of tj. ljusband. No wonder  she wishes to change her name.  " f '  One of our .cherished superstitions  has been shattered. Sir Thomas Lipton  carries the left hind foot of a rabbit  killled in the northeast corner of an  African graveyard in the dark of the  mbori by a. cross-eyed darkey with a  wart on his nose. ,  C. P. B. (o Co��l Mlnloj;.  The C. Y. R. is now said to be  opening up collieries at several different points on the Km o( the road,  principally7:in K^ So^fflbia and  Alberta. In the Grades,, nesr panff,  active operation* in tfejs fee have  started, and upwards of ioo men 'are  at work. In the Blairmorg district,  and at a point close .to Calgary, pre-j  ^rations arebeing madelor, the com-  roeaeeinent of work shortly^ and in the  Crow'sNest regions, where'the supply  is alinost.wexh^u-stjble, another gamp  will soon be inaugurated.  For sale, Smith-Preniier Np. ; typewriter in good condition at reasonable  price, inquire:at the Pioneer office.  "A weapon that comes down aa still  As snowflakas fall upon tho tiod ;  But executes a freeman's will,  As lightning does the will of God,  And from its force nordoors nor bolts  Can shield.you; 'Us the ballot-box."  .:.. ���Pierpont  Abo.^tui^hieen months &v.o Mr. W. S.  Manning, of Albany, New York, widely  known in trai/eiirc^es as tiie representative uf the Albany. Chemical Co., was  suffering from a protracted attack of  diarrhoea. ''I tried ' Cljamberlaiii'ai  .Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Iieni.tidy,"  he nays, "ami obtained jmwii'diat.e' relief. "' I cheerfully reconimend thin medicine to those Biuiilarly afflicted." Sold  by all druggists.  Free Sample on receipt of�� for p95f.?ge.   ^^ert  |ToiletSoapiCo.1Mrr8,Moiitrea;.    ���  SANITARIUM, Arroi/y Lake, B.C,  . The most perfcety appointed llfalt))  and Pleasure Resort in the West, wiih a com?  plctesystem or Katl|s--iiicli,dliig Turkish jh\ |  Itussian. Open the /ear round. T|je cura^ivi-'  properties of its waters are iineqiialed.  For Curing all Hheilinatic. Nervoi|8 alid M|||-  cularTronbles, ;'  For Heating all Kidney, I.lver and Stomacli  ,'iiluu'iits.  .  For Hliiniualin^all Metallic Poisons from'the  System  The Riaudeiir of the scenery Is unrivaled,  fountains,snow peal*s. forests,lakes.watetfalls,  boating,'yachting, fitlllug. shooting, excursions,  tenuis. Us winter climate is unsurpassed for  milduebs.  tHeWlwaDkee  A familiar name for the Chicago, Milwaukee '& St. Paul Railway, knowir all  over the Union as the Great Railway  running the. "Pioneer Limited" trains  every day and night between 8t. Paul  and UiiU'iiiro, aiid Umalia and Chicago,  '���The only perfeet trains in the world."  Underi-taiid: Connections are made  with All Transcontinental Lines, assuring to paeseiigers the hestserviee known.  Luxurious coaches, electric lightc,steam  heat, of a verity equaled by no other  line.  See that your ticket reads via '���The  Milwaukee" when goin(t to any point, in  the United States or Canada. All ticket  agents sel| .them.  For rates, pamphlets pr< otjjor information, adilresB,' ,'���������.  R. L.Fokp,   .       H. ,S. Udwe; ���'  Trnv. Pass. 4gt��� Ce)|eri)l Agent,  SPOKANK.WM. PORTLAND. OR  SpoKane falls and northern  NELSON  &   FORT   SHEPPAKI)  RED MOUNTAIN IVY.  Washington and Great Nor. Ry.  ...;.,.     V,,,:V. and E; Ry.  The only all-rail route between all points east  west, nud south to Kossland, Nelsou and all iu  tennedlatc points; connecting at Spokane <vlth  the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. K S  N.Co.    - ���.     ' ; -.'-���'���������  Connects at Rossland and Nelsou with Canadian Pacific Railway. .  Connects utNelson with steamer for Kaslo and  all Kootenay Lake points.    ���  Connects at Curlew with stage for Gr��en  wood and Midway. B.C. ;  Buffet cars run on passenger trains between  tweeu Spokane and Republic.  w  BEER  Brewed by R home ji|Htitutifin, liati proven  the test iind'liaa tnade a  Host of Friends  who testify to its Good Qua'ltles ...:,  PHOENIX BREWERY,  JULIUS MUELLER,  Proprietor. \  Corner  Standard Ave. and Banner St. Phoenix.  a��0 union Pacific  ONLY LINE EAST- VIA  Salt Lake and Denver.  Two Trains Daiijv. ���"���" ���. i  Steamship tickets to Knrope and other  foreign rourtries.  Leaves  Daily  Spokane Time Schedule.  Effective Dec JJ.19?*'  Arrives  Daily  7.45a.m. FASf MAIL���To'nml froni  Coeur dIAlcue district', J'afin-  hiKtou Garfie|d < olfit^,p||j|.-  man, tVl��6cpw, IPoinerpy,'"  Waltsjinig. liayton, ^ S 111(  Walla, I'eiidletoiitBajipr pity  ill poinla *  . and all pofiUs Kast~���^'....,\..V?. 6.2's f .-n).  4:15 P. ��i. HXPKKSS^l'pl- I'-ariiiijiglp-ii    V   ',  Garfield,.Cplfhg,   Pullman,        ,.  .-   Mpseovy,f,ewisipu,|tort)ai!i|v ���'���..  San prapclsco, Maker City  and all points KABT, "  KXI'BHSS-I'rom all PolliU      ������'.*'.  Hast, linker City, San l'raii.;  ."���,"'  ctsco, pdNlaml, Colfax, Gar.      .';���''  field niid.Parmliigton..,., 9.10a, in.  *Kxcept Sunday. * tl  SHORT I.INHTO CALIFORNIA^-,  Sinn Frnnciscn-Portland Route. ���  Steamers sail from Alusworth dock, Portland,  at 8 p. in. and from Spear Street wharf, SatiKraii.  cisco, at 10 a. 111. every five days.  Tickets on sale at alls. K.& N. Stations.  ��  Kor further Inforination as to rates, time of  trains, equipment, etc.. address  GHO. J. MOHLKR.General A|jeiit,  Riverside Ave..Spokane, Wask  ������������������������r��oe����a��0����  'I he best established'and regulated hostelry in the Houn'  dary. We'are centrally located in our new stables with  a complete outfit of Saddle and Driving Horses," The  best of rigs.      Parties  driven .to  any Houndnry   point.  Cleap Smelter Lake Ice Delivered oif Wednesday atjd Saturdays.  Mclntyre ^ Tjcponaltj, Pfops.  Od'.|rp!)Bides  Aadjf Irp  I  9        ���"  .  KVFECTIVK NOV. 71. joon.  f/.|;.?.v.c-  9:35 a. U). ..  10:15a. in..  7:00 a. iu...  11:00 a. in..  10:34 a. in..  9:1511. m....  \rrlve  Spokane ...��� 5'-<S P- m   .I-S&Sa'n'" ������������ ".V'o P-n>-  '��� '."Grana i>nlt!B���;-;.)::...^ P.- ��?���  cmicw...' rdiP: m-  '.'.':'.'.".'..:.p<.pu',i>t ...5:40 p.m.  H.A.JACKSON,  :   General Passenger Agent.  Spokane, Wash.  Through  3 foist Trains  THE -SCEMC ...LINE  , Pueblo, Goloradb Springs  Scenery by Daylight to all  BefcQflden and Denveg*  Salt lake City, Leadville, Pueblo, Goloradb Springs and Denver,and  'the famous Rocky Mountain Scenery by Daylight to all points East.  MODERN   EQUIPMENT, THROUGH   PULLMAN   ANP TO.URIST  SLEEPING   CARS   AND    SUPERB    DIIflNn    CAR. SERVICE.  For rates, folders and other ^^ ^^BR^'^'n  jinform^n, address, y,7-vr^^TMr4!��hPortland,.p^  EASTERNTOWNSHIPSBiUK  Capital Aulhi'rizwl,  ajiitul Paid up,   -  Reserve Fund, -   -  - ��� t:'.ooo,ooo oo  - 2,31D.G7.ri.0O  -,   1,318,4-12 60  IIK.VI) OKVIC'H, HIIKIIKOOKK, QUK.  William Faiiwkli,, I'reflident.'      t  Jamhk MacKinnon, Gen. ManAper.  ��� S. F. Mousy, Inspector.  REMirrANCEP  May be made to nll.'.pa'rtfl of  ���  America,  Knsrla'nd,   |relitn(|,  ^cotland,  Kpfope ftiic) 4f'|^ .-"'" '  By meana of; t|iedrafts jpsned  hytjijg  Bankdirepfjy op ajjaptB ip MlOgpcppp:  ��� ��� tries. ,��� ' ,   ���    -  Cheapest, ^afepf'aV'i"Most Convefiient.  way of nending. money,  At Points in'Eijbopb '���  Where there are no bnnkinij.,fai'ililie" we  7/ran make r(*ii'iittm����-H direct li) navee  fur  which   we  have  fpecinl  airiuipp-  ,   nii-nlM   Tkhsm'k.b ok,"Funds.by wir*1  or cable n ade when"dexired.  ^I'KOIAI, A'-ENTS IN ���lIINA AND JAPAN.  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Write Tor Catalogue.  THE MNOTYPE  COMPANY.  MONTREAL, QUE,  w  ''Strongest in the world.*'  x  ��� ������Assets ��359395.538'Q��-   H. ALLENBERG, Manager,  605-606607 Empire State Building  ��� SukI'MIS  $'75.7'S8.997.��o,- ,'SPOKANE, WASH.'. ���  ��� vlOJ&T.'lMAJOR, A'sst. Manager, Rossland, B. C. %  t'- '   ���  f ^4.4-f^^V-f^fV������-���-������������������M-**��+����������������������������������������������������+������+���*4  1  i '   'm    ��������������������������������������������������������������������������  PHOENIX  ���  MARKET.   ���  HEAD omCK FOR WQVtillAUV CKKKK, flKKKNWOOI), B. C. *  |p.Burns&Go.  HKAUQUARIEHK, NKI.SON, II. C.  .';'    ''���''���  .... Wholesale and Detail tot ilerdiants.:  ��� ������.'���. ���  ������-������"���Markets at Nelson, Kaslo, Three Forks, Sandon, Slocan City, \  ��� ;.'> Silverton, New Denver, Ymir. Salnio; Rossland, Trail, Cascade, J  5        Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Niagara and Phoenix. ���  J FISH, OYSTERS AND POULTRY IN SEASON. ���  ���; All orders receive prompt attention. ���  r ...i................. ...........i  ���t  PEACE EXCHANGE STAGE  LINE:  ^Between Plioenix and Greenwood.  ' Leave Phoenix at 10 a. m. I-eave Greenwood at 3 p. m.  Thursdays and Saturdays,  .      l   FOUR-FOOT WOOD  FOR  SALE.  A/S. 4 PAW, Proprietor.  t2& tSfr fcir*  Munro  HAS OPENED A  Carriage and Wagon Shop  IN CONNECTION WITH THE lil.ACKSMITH  SHOT.  Contracting and Building,  Jobbing Promptly Attended to,  Full Line of Hard Woods.  .Shop on Dominion Avenue.  4RRUGATJ0N   F()r?   TRANSFER    QF   LIQUOR  ^Otjcp jq lierrfiy t?iy��n that. we wi|l  llliik8 4|i|di "tin" t<) ihe hoard of l.itr^ljs-e  Quii)iiii^i.>i|ii�� of tlH'Cjly of l'l|��iiM)ix.  ftt.tlii'jr s.i-ki. iiuri.'|iin!,.('>r n.trmisffr uf  the l,uitii>r I,'uiMiiii! hfilil liy 11s fur tliB  ''Maple 1,1-nl'' lintel, Hilitato nil lot (V  hloi-k J. 11'I iHinsiili'S Hiib-i|ivii<iu||"oi  ,��.Wh��(iiux��:I��..0., to John Uurtinan and  ��� August J. I'iluer,  ' Dated "thif 25th day ot .Tnlv, l'lQa.  AhKX. GKKIUU,  11. MuDOXAhl),  They Make Vou Feel uoo.1.  The file-iHiint. pnmative HIV-cl i^}''J','  enc.-d   liv    nil   win. ii-iiChamWr an  b  Stomach* and    "^.''"V'TCa  ,, ml  'healthy ��on.Htl��i. -f ll,.-. ImmI.v u . I  whirl, thev cn-ati- makes one (eel jo> fill.  Fur i!��1b by iilldi-utrgisl".  jrewood Liquor  ���= COMPANY =��==  The proper Treatment (or a Sprained Ankle.  ������ ?������-������-���     4s a rule a man will feel well satisfied  if l)e can hphblo. around on crutches two  pr tlirpe weeks after spraining hie ankle,  apd it. is usually two or three months be-  f.ifi! he lias fu]ly recovered. This an tin.  IH'i'es^aiy loss of lime, for in many casei'  in wjiicli Chaiiibcrliiin's l'aiu Balm has  heed promptly and freely applied, acom-  lili-ie cure has beep effected in less than  oiii-. weuk's time, anil iu sumi! case.-  withjn three days, For sale by all druggists.  Be Quick.  Not a minute should he lost after a  chihl (-hows symptoms of cholera infantum. The first nniirual looseness of the  bowels should he sufficient warning. If  immeiliate and proper treatment i��  Kiven, serious i-ciiisi'ipieiH'.es will hi-  averH'tl. Chamberliiin's Colic, Ch -leni  ami I'ianh.ea keiiicdy is the sole reliance of thousands of mothers and by its  aiil they have often saved theirehildren's  lives. Kvery hoiiscluild should have  bottle at hand. Get it today. It 111  save a life.   Bold by all druggists.  ���~ Agent for��� '  PAB��T ANB-  rCALQARY"  =^-BftKR. =���   R. GRE1GEW.  ,m;��*.,��*.   .   GREENWOOD  VAST RESOURCES v  OF BOUNDARY  Great Railways Battling For  Rich Traffic.  I'fcN PICTURE OF A BRIGHT FUTURE  I'. A. O'Firrell. of Buile, Recen'tf VUlled  lhe Boundary, and Wrote the'Followlnj  About This Section.  I'. A. O'Farrell, of Butte, recently  visited the Boundary, and had the following to say about the mining resources of this section.  It is astonishing how little the outside world knows of this section of the  far northwest, not one man in a hundred thousand could tell you whether  Greenwood and Phoenix were in the.  States, or in Canada, or in.Alaska, and KLStern refineries.  !]"- A- H<-'inze ���f  I   .1...    r. _...    ..-     l!���,^  4-Un.     mmlttrv       rtrtCCl Hi L  lime dykes in British Columbia, even  though they do contain fabulous  wealth in gold and copper. It is four  miles from the Oro Denoro to the  Ironsides and the chances are that this  dyke of iron, copper and gold ore extends the entire length. The intervening ground is unprospected; it is  rough and mountainous and clothed  with virgin forests, owned by the Canadian Pacific and F. A Heinze.  ���  Capital a'cd Labor Needed.  From'these figures it will be seen  what the copper industry in this country can become. The extraordinary  thing is that both capital and labor are  badly needed, capital to build smelters  and labor to mine the ore. Every  smelter and mine in British Columbia  complains of the scarcity of men, and  labor is paid the same in this country  as in Montana. That is $3 for surface  miners, $3.50 for underground miners  and an eight-hour day.  The smelters of this country get  their coke for 25 per cent, less than  the smelters of Montana, but it costs  double to ship"the blister, copper to the  Butte haye been exhausted and   Montana's greftt mining camp is i\s idle as.  'ltitii.a, wt   111  \>aiiuutl,  Ul   liivilunrtu, unu  yet here are two big transcontinental lhe firel l0 realize the mining possibil-  ratlroads battling for rights-of-way all hies of the wonderful country and it  over this section. I can travel from was hc that projected the Columbia  here to Montreal in a palace car on  lhe Canadian Pacific railway and 20  miles from here I can take a palace  ear on president J. J. Hill's railroad  and run right through to New York.  President Hill has not yet been able  to get any of his lines into Greenwood.  He is exceedingly anxious to but Sir  Thomas Shaughnessy has for the present out-wittedand out-general led President Hill, and, on this war of the American and Canadian railroad kings  hangs a great story. Neither president  Hill nor president Shaughnessy would  be battling for -rights-of-way up here  in the mountains and glens of British  Columbia, but that vast tribute were  to be had from operations in progress  here.  Treaties 3.090 Tout Daily.  The Kettle river drains a region not  only of surpassing loveliness but of  boundless mineral wealth. The north  fork of the Kettle river meets the  parent flood at Granby and there a  smelter is treating 2,000 tons of gold  and copper ore daily.  Twenty-five miles further west  Boundary creek branches off and on  tliat creek are two smelters, the Boundary Falls smelter and the Greenwood  smelter, each treating 700 tons a day  of gold and copper ore.  There are at-present 3,000 tons of  gold and copper ore being treated  daily by the smelters of this country..  Within a year this can be increased to  twenty or thirty thousand tons a  day.  A ton of coke i.s needed for every 8  or 9 tons of ore, that is the only flux  needed with this ore of the Kettle  river country, and that means that in  a little while the railroads will be  handling 25,000 tons of ore daily and  will be hauling daily into this country  3,000 tons of coke. It also means,  hauling to New York 300 tons of copper ever)' day for 365 days in the year.  That is the traffic that president Hil)  and president  Shaughnessy  are  con  and Western railroad to tap it.' He  received a land grant of 600,000 acres  to aid him in building-this railroad but  he had hardly started to build when  the legal warfare in Montana was, begun against him and he had to sell out  to the Canadian Pacific in order to  fight his Montana battles. He still  owns an equal interest with the Cana-  adian Pacific in the land grant. Had  he been unhampered by his enemies  in Montana he would have unquestionably controlled thd vast copper industry of this country!  The hills and mountain slopes of  the Kettle river afford good ranges for  cattle, and the valleys from the Columbia to Okanagan lake, 300 miles  west, will grow every kind of fruit and  grain and vegetable peculiar to any  part of Canada. By extending the  railroad to the west the entire- food  supply for the mining camps can be  procured from the Kettle river country  itself and the adjacent Okanagan valley, but that will, of course, necessitate  the clearing of the virgin forests that  crowd the valleys and the substitution  of farms therefor. That means for  generations to come active mining,  lumbering, farming and manufacturing  industry. It means, moreover, a rich  and prosperous population, inhabiting  a region which I have never seen sur  mountains.  i �������������������� ������������������������'  j World'Wide'Mining. ]  This  Trade  Mark  EvaporateoTCream  Has no equal for richness and purity���Keeps perfectly  in any climate.    The best for all household purposes.  A��K for VICTOR Brand.  Mtnuhctured by Chirlolteiovn Coadeoted Milk Co., Chtrlottctovn, P> E.L  McCREATH, Prop  JOBBERS IN WINES, BEER AND CIGARS  Sole Aceuls for Helchwiiielli-ii Sellcm' Blue Label Brniid the moit  licnltliful and rcftchhinj; of Mintrnd Walcm.  1'hoiie Order�� Solicited.  GREENWOOD and PHOENIX, B. C  iiisfe^  SPOKANE, .-.- OCT. 5 TO 13  TENTH  ANNUAL  INTERSTATE FAIR  ,.   MORE THAN 530,000 IN PREMIUMS  GREATEST ATTRACTIONS AND BIGGEST  AMUSEMENT FEATURES EVER SECURED  Agricultural Exhibits    Stock Show    Fruit   Fair    Mining   Department     Fine  Arts  Display      EIGHT  DAYS   RACING  :   Over 300 horses entered    Big event each day     $10,000 in  purses    Down Town Street Carnival Every Night    Vaudeville Specialties and High Class Circus Features  special Low  Rates on ah Railroads  Concession PriyilPReH'for -Sale, Write for Premium List.  kS<s] H. G. STIMMBL, Secretary and Manager.      .-.,  PROCLAMATION.  HENRI3 G. JOLY uk LOTBINIKKK.  Lieutenant-Governor.  CANADA.  OF  BRITISH  COLUM-  PROVINCE  BIA.  HOWARD VII., by the Ornce of God, of tl..  United Kingdom of Gich! Britain and In  land and of the British Dominions beyonc  the Seas, King, Defender of the faith, etc.  etc., etc..  To all to whom these presents shall come���Gret I  ing.  A. K. 3rcPliitlips, Attorney-General  \VHERKAS we have thought fit'to cancel the  " "-b-^" ".-���*--. -.  ---   -- ��>     proclamation bearing date of the 16th day  passed for the salubrity of its climate kyrrhe9^"��of',^,,^!m;u:8 ftX"  -   .     I dispntch of business on  Thursday  the the  21st  day of January, one thousand nine hundred and  ���.������j���   ���    1    1   ,.   ���     ;,���   .���   , ,   ���     1 four, and iu lieu thereof to issue this our pro-  woods  and  lakes,  its rivers  and its ciamation  Tin has been discovered in paying  quantities in the Transvaal.  The gold output of Queensland for  the month, of; June was ,78,687 ounces.  The famqus lVqken, Hill mines, N  S.  W.,  a^ shut  dqwn.  for  want of  water.  a���u  pw.t,M,.   ^.^^...^^    ���:.    __., An. QUtpilt Qf $!I,9Q0,Q9Q ill   gold  tending for; when the pqpper in.in.es of irqm the Klondike  is  announced for  19��3=  Great strides in  mining have been  L^ilU O    fe'V-ttv     ..,.,,.,,a    -;T...j.-    ._    ,t-      ,���.,._        ;.   , ^,,^���.    .,.,,.,_.-    ... w  Nineyah, this Kettle river gqu.nlry will  made   in   Eastern   Spain  during the  he a teeming hive of industry,  enrich�� past year,  Phoenix Shoe Shop.  ':'���'���'" All Work Guaranteed.  Imported Goods.  FlUE'HOOTS AND SHOES  MADE TO  ORDER.  .,....PRACTICAL   MINERS'  ANI)HROS-  '   PECTORS'SHOES   A SI'EC.Al.lY.  Shop  on   PoTnmion Avenue.  .\Y:e (jo tl}e kiiid you, wartt,  but which yp,u rarely see ���  the kind, lha.t is Nea.t, Clean,  Orlglnu.1 a.nd Effective.  This the only completely  equipped Printing establishment in the Boundary occupying its own building.  Can we print for you ?  PIONEER PUBLISHING CO.,  Phoenix, B. C.  Dysentery causes the death of more  uponlc tlian small pox and yellow fever  combined. In anv army it is dreaded  more than a battle. It requires prompt  and effective treatment. Chamberlain's  Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy  has been used in nine epidemics of dysentery in the United Slates with perfect  success, and lias cured the most 111a ig-  nantcases, both of children and adults,  and uniler the most [tryiiiK conditions.  Fvery household should have a bottle  at hand Get it today. It may saye a  life1:' For sale by all druggist*.  ing the world with its gold and copper,  Ore If Simply Quarried  They do not mine for copper here, |  they simply quarry it from the mountain side. The superintendent of the  Granby is tearing out the rock with  steam shovels and putting it on cars at  a cost of 25 cents a ton. He told me  he was ready to get out 5,000 tons  daily but his smelter 'can only treat  2,000 tons.  The Mother Lode, the great mine  of the H. C. Copper company ��ould he  made to produce'5,000 tons dajly Injt  its smelter can only, treat 7.00 tqris.  The Oro, l);enqrq can be equjpned,  within, too days to, prc^u.ce. 5,909 tqns  but t^ere aje flo, shelters, to treat the  the ��re, a.r\d, it.s, qutput is. only 150  tons a, da.y,  The Snowshoe cannot get all of its  ores treated, neither can several other  properties,  Oranby a Rio Tlnto.  The Oro Denoro needs a great  smelting plant that will treat thousands  of tons and when it gets that it will be  another Rio Tinto. The Granby is  one already. The Granby company  own about a rhiie and a half on this  lime dyke, on which the Oro Denoro  is situated. The dyke is 400 feet wide  and the values are the same wherever  tested.  There are other claims along this  lime dyke, notably claims owned by  the Mann and Mackenzie people, but  Messrs. Mann  &   Mackenzie  are too  .     .        .      .        .11      ������������' :������������    :l   -'     ���' ������  busy gircyroning the wheat field�� qf  Manitoba and t}ie Northwest territory  with railroads to busy themselves with  Now know ye, that for divers causes and considerations, and taking into consideration the  ease and convenience of Our loving subjects, We  have thought fit, by and with the advice of Oui  Executive Council  oT the 1-rovincc of British  Columbia, lo hereby convoke, and by these presents, enjoin you, and each of you, that on Thurs.  ady.the twenty-sixth day of November, onethous-  and nine hundred and tl\ree,you nieelUa iu Oui  taid   Legislature, or  Parliament   of   the said  Province at Our City of Victoria, for the dispatch  of business, to treat, do, act and conclude, upon  those things which, In Our Legislature of tile  Province of British Columbia, by the common  council of Our salt! Province may. by the favour  of God be ordained.  In   Tkstivonv   Wukhkof, We have   caused  these Our Letters to be made Patent and tltr  Greal Real of Our said Province to be hereunto affixed:  Witnksu. the Honourable Sir Hf.nhi GUs-  TAVK   JOI.Y   UK   I.OTIUNIKRK,    K.   C.   M.   G..  Lieuteuaut-Govenor ot Our said Province ol  British Columbia, at Our Government House  in Our City of Victoria, in Our said Province,  this fifth day of September, in the ycai  of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and  three, and in the third year of Our Reign.  By Command,  R. F. GREEN,  Provincial Secretary  The collection of minerals owned  by Columbia University, New York  City, is considered the finest collection  of any American university or college.  The 160-stamp mill of the Royal  Gold Mining Company, Hodson, Calaveras county, California, has been  started. This is said to be the second  sized mill on the coast, the Treadwell  leading.  A few days ago, what is, sajd to be  the largest 'y;drau'iji rnn.v.ftfj plant in  the Nvqrid, wa,s, sti\r\ec" \\\ tl\e Yukon.  It is, rrwivid. hy the Pacific Coast Mining C'ttu CQSt $30q,oqp and, will throw  5,000 gallons qf water per minute,  When yon do nut relish you food and  feel iluU ami titupid altercating, all you  need in a doseof Chninherlahi's Stomach  and IJver Tahletsi They will make you  feel like a new man, and give you'an  apnetito like a bear. For'sale by all  druggists.  PROCLAMATION.  CITY SCAVENGER  Leave Orders at City  Clerk's Office  ^^"���^"i"' ^"^  PHOENIX, B. G.  TICKETS  TO ALL POINTS  East and West  VIA  Great  Northern  CONSERVATIVE PLATFORM  (Adopted at Revelstoke, Sept. 13th, 1903.)  I. Tliat this convention reaffirms the  policy of the party in matters of provincial roads and trails; t lie ownership arid "  control of railways and thedevelopment  of the agricultural resoureeuof the province as laid down in the plutfonn adopted fn October, 18!M), which is as follows:  "To actively aid,in theeoimtruetionof  trails throughout the undeveloped portions of the province and the biuldinitof  provincial trunk roads of public necessity.  r "To adopt the principles of govern-  1 meat ownership of railways in ho far as  the circuiiistunci-e of the province will  admit, and Lhe adoption oi iiie principle  that no bonus should be pranted to any  railway company wInch does not give  the government of the province control  of rates over.lines bonused, together  with the option of purchase.  ������' "To actively assist hy state' aid in the  development of the agricultural resouees  of the province.  2.7That in the meantime and until  the railwav policy above set forth can  be accomplished, a general railway act  be passed, giving freedom to construct  railways under certain approved regulations, analogous to the system that has  resulted in such extensive railway construction in the United: States, with eo  much'sdvanlageto trade and commerce.  3. That to encourage the mining industry, the taxation of metalliferous  mines should be on the basis of a percentage on the'net profits.  4. That the government ownership  of telephone systems should tie brought  about as a first step in the acquisition  of public utilities.  6..' Tliat a portion of every coal area  herea/ter to bu disposed of should be reserved from sale or lease, eo that 'state-  owned mines may be easily accessible, if  their operation becomes necessary or advisable.  6. That in pulp land leases provision  >hould be made for reforesting and that  Htepa should bo taken for the general  [-reservation of forests by guarding  auainiil the wasteful destruction of tim-  uerr  7. That the legislature and government of the province should persevere  in the effort to secure the exclusion of  Asiatic labor.  8. That the matter of better terms in  the way of subsidy anil appropriations  for the province should be vigorously  "pressed upon the Dominion government.  . 0. 7 That the silver-lead industries of  the province be fostered and encouraged  by tiie imposition of increased customs  duties on lead and lead products imported into Canada, and that the Conservative members of the Dominion House be  urged tosupportany measure introduced  for such a purpose.  10. That as industrial disputes almost  invariably result in great loss and injury  both to the parties directly concerned  and to the public, legislation should be  passed to provide means for an amicable  adjustment of such disputes between  employers and employees.  II. That it is advisable to foster the  manufacture of the raw products of the  province within the province as far as  practicable by means of taxation on the  said raw products, subject to rebate of  the same in whole or part when manufactured in British Columbia. :  MINERAL ACT.  Certificate of I.mi'kovements.  Notice.  "Gipsy" Mineral Claim, situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located-in Greenwood Camp,  ���TAKK NOTICK that I. Isaac H. Hallett! as  agent for John Mulligan, Free Miner's Certificate  No. K80173,.intend, tnxty days from date hereof,  to apply to the Mining Kccorder for a certificate  of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining  a Crown grant of the above claim.  And furthertnke notice that action, nuder section 37, must be commenced before the issuance,  of such certificate of improvements.  Dated this 13th day of July. A. D. 1903.  ' I. H. HALLETT.  MINERAL ACT, 1896.  Certificate of Improvements.  Notice.  Administrator's Notice.  IN THE COUNTY COURT OF YAI.K.  In the Matter of Frederick Turton,  deceased.  Notice is hereby given that bv an order made in this Honorable Courl dated  the 15th day of September, A. I). 1903,  the undersigned was appointed Administrator of the Estate of the above  mimed Freilei ii-k Turton,late of Phoenix,  JJ. C.. miner, deceased; all persona having claims against said deceased are requested to send the same, duly verified,  to the undersigned ou or In-fore the 1st  day of November, A. I). 1003; and ill  persons indebted to the suiil|"ilei',eas\la  are requested to rerni'f \t,\'p a,vu,o\vit ��"  said indebtedn^s'tftl^e undersigned  forwith'.  Hunted, at Kamloops, B,. C, the 10th  day of September, A. D. 1903.  Alkc. D. Macintykr,  Official Administrator  County of Yale, Kamloops, B. C.  [L.S.] HlvNRI G. JOLY dk LOTBISIKRI?,  Liciiteuant-GoYsrwoi  CANADA.  PROVINCE OF HtUTJSH, COLUMBIA,  HDWAKU VII., by th,e Grace of God, of Ununited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the Hritisli Dominions beyond  the Seas, King, Defender of the Faith, etc .  etc.,itc  To Our fuillifvil the Members elected to serve  in the Legislative Assembly of Our rrovinci-  of Uritisli Columbia,at Our City of Victoria-^  Greeting:  A PRQCLAMVnQN,  A. K. McPhiUips, Attorney-Genera^.  \\5*1IKRV-AS wc h,nve thought fit to conctrl the  '^ proclamation Waving ilnlo the i*Vih day of  June igoa direcimjrtHt isvie ��f write c:\HiiiK n  new LeRisimivt Assembly which writs werr i\'u  reeled to heHrdiWe the idth day of July, anil in  lieu ^hereof to issue t.,is our ProcUnion whereby  We do luftke known Our Itoyal will niiii  pleanure t�� call it new l,e(;itdalive Assembly  of Our said province; and do Airthcr declare that hy the ail vice of Our Executive Couti  cil of llritiih Columbia, We have this day given  orders (or iasuin^ Our writs in due form/for call  iuj; a new I4ecislative Assembly of Our said *'ro\  itice, which writs are to bear date of the fifl-i day  *fSeptember, A. 1) 190.; and of be returnable  on or before the second day of November, one  thousand nine hundred nud three.  In testimony whereof, We have ca.ised these  Our letters to be made patent, nnd the Great Seal  of the said I'rovinc to be hereunto affixed.  Witness, the Honourable Sir Henri Oustave  Jrly de Lotbiniere, K *'. M. G., Meutenaut-Gov*  enor of Our said Province of Hritish Columbia,  in Our City of Victoria, in Our said Province, this .  fif th day of September, iu the vear of Our Lord (  one thousand nine hundrrd and three, and in the  third year of Our reign.   Hy command.  R. *\ GKHKN,  Troviiicial Secretary  SHORT LINE  St. Paul, Duluth, Minneapolis, Chicago,  AND ALL POINTS EAST.  Seattle, Victoria, Tacoma and Portland,  AND ALL PACIFIC COAST  POINTS.  Through Palace ami Toririst Sleepers.  DiuiiiH and Bullet Smoking Library.  Fast Trains at Convenient Hours *\  Bet. Spokane and Puget Sound ��  2  For rates and folders and full information regarding trips call on or address  any acent V. V. & E.or S, F. & N. Rys.  A.B.C.Dknniston,       H. Hkandt,  G.W. P;A., C. P AT. A.,  Seattle. Wash. Spokane.Wn  Denver Mineral Claim situate in the Greenwood-  Mining Division *of Yale District.  Where located, in Greenwood camp.  rake notice' that I.Albert E. Ashcroft. K. M.  0. No. B55279, acting as agent for A. A.McIutosh,  Free Miner's Certificate No. H55242, and W. H.  Spence." Free Miner's Certificate No 80267.intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the (  Mining; Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  Andlurther take notice that action, under sec^.  tion 37,must be commenced before the issuance of  such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 3rd day of August, 1903,  ALBKKT K. ASHCROFT, P. U S.  Phoenix Bakery^  Phoenix Street.   'Phone 53,  We make good  bread,     Try it.  ... .C. W. GREER. Proprietor  Grand Porks,   Phoenix  and Greenwood  STAGE  J. F. KOYER,       :       :  LINE.  :       Proprietor.  Reduced Summer Excursion Rales.  The Denver & Rio Grande, popularly known as the "Scenic Line of  the World," lias announced greatly reduced round-tiip rates from Pacific  Coast points for the benefit of teachers  wno will spend their vacation in the  east, and delegates to all the prominent  conventions���N. E. A., at Boston; A.  O. U. W., at St. Paul; B. 1\ O. V..,  at Baltimore; Woodmen of America,  at Indianapolis; Eagles at New York;  Mystic Shriner, at Saratoga Springs;  Is., of P. at Louisville, and T. l\ A.,  at Indianapolis.  I    Tickets at the reduced rates will be  [based   upon   one  fare for the  round  trip, but will be sold   only on  certain  days.    These tickets will  carry   stopover privileges,oft the going trip, giving  lassengers. ap, op.portu.nity to visit Salt  .ake   Ci|tVx (ilenwood S^rings^ Cola-  .ado Springs and Uenver^ a,nd will be  good to return a,ny tkrje within ninety  days.    Psissengeiis going via the  Denver &��� U;io G.rande are given the privilege of returning via a different route.  For a rate to the point you wish to  ;o, and  for   dates of sale and   othei  particulars, as well  as  for  illustrated  lamphlets, write  W. C. McllRIDE, Gen. Agt.,  124 Third St., Portland,Or.  Kcginiiiuif June 1st, leave (Jreenwooil at 6a.111.  nnd Phoenix at 7:3011.111 ; arrive at Grand VorUs  lo:toa 111..leave Gram! Vorks 3:45 p. in.,arriving  at l'lioenix 7 p. 111., anil lirrenwood at S. p.m.  I'olinecls.botli ways with Oreat N'orthern trains.  Hare���Gratad Fork's to Phoenix, Ji .10; Phoenix  lo Greenwood, 50c; (Ireenwoml to I'lioctiix. )i 00  Greewootl lo Gl and Forks, $$. Oifice in Greenwood, <tl Norlhern TeleRrnph office. In Phoenix, McRae Hros. it Smith. In tinuul Forks,  lit. Norther offices. For express rales, inquire  et nitner office.  Practical Horseshoeing, Black  .   Dominion Ave., 1'iioknix, B.C.  Cotton rags wanted at  the. Pioneer  office.     Highest  price  paid.     Brkig  I 'em along and &et your money..  Special Round Trip Rates.  Between June 4th and August 26th  the Illinois Central will sell round trip  tickets from Oregon and Washington  points to Chicago, Cairo,- Memphis  and New Orleans at greatly reduced  rates.  Tickets good for three months. Going limit ten   days.     Returning  limit  ten days after starting west.    Stopover .  piivileges either way, west of the Missouri river.  Sale dates are arranged to be convenient lor delegates to conventions of  National Educational Association, at  Boston; Elks, at Baltimore; Woodmen,  at Indianapolis; Eagles, at New York;  Shriners.at SaratogajKnights of Pythias  at Louisville and Commercial Traveler at Indianapolis.  You can take your choice of slxteem  different routes. Write us. We wilt  cheerfully give you any detailed infoi-  mation you want.  B. H. Trumbull,.  142 Third St.,.  Portland, Ore--  Can you make a  better present to-  our eastern friends than a subscription*  o the Phoenix Pioneer for a year ?.���  ������iii.i^W 77?K  ���  ?!-?%$:���' ���"���'�����'.'������  ���������..���������.i&fof&w  ������^0Mym  77:11:1��Ss|^  t<my$i.  y0y^$  7 Mjgjp  . ��� Ji'Sli  '������'���������'0ffls$fM  ������";4^i\ "  . .4 m -  ywy^  IP  lill  ''$';$ti-  ���  :i|''?75f.;:.:'-/!,  "My  '���':!:I|H^  :��-J}|  lwJll\Ai'w,-,^,,.Khl THE PHOENIX PIQNEER        /.  m  1  is  Ml   f  J  If  fff  I  m  ^  M  f  li*  I    .  P-  m ;���'  i   ��i mm<  &  ���  BRIEF NEWS NOTES  MATTERS OF GENERAL INTEREST  TO   PHOENICIANS  6f���.  Dr. Mathison, Dentist. ' i  Granby Exchange, house furnishings.  l")r. Mathison will be in his office,  Bank Block, Oct. ro to 14.  The high mountains in view of  Phoenix are now covered  with  snow.  The m-.w Catholic church has been  closed in and roofed this week by  Contractor Munro.  Mrs. T. Finnigan has received the,  sad news of the death of her mother j  at Wrightstown, Wisconsin.  It is hoped to get the steam"heating  apparatus in working order at the hospital before the cold weather sets in.  Thomas Green, 15. A., took part in  \  ���*  . Dr. Simmons, dentist, postofficeblk.  ��� Hens for sale. Apply to Mrs.' \V,  B. Willcox.  ��� It is reported that those working on  the Ruby, at Boundary Falls, are much  encouraged by the showing.  Work is to be resumed on the Sally  mine, up the West Fork, by Clement  Vasher, and the ore hauled to Midway  by teams.  Noble Binns, of the firm of Clark &  Binns, came over from Trail' Thursday, on account of Mr. Clark getting  his leg. broken the .day before.  George L. Fraser has removed to  Rossland, where he has accepted? the  Why the "Slater Shoe'  Is now a Union Shoe.  he  OFCtl-  the harvest home entertainment of the position of master  mechanic injthe  Methodist.church at  Greenwood   this  week.  Mayor Burrell, of Grand Forks, lias  accepted an invitation to be one of the  judges at the Victoria exhibition,which  takes place on October 6th to 8th.  li. Wentworth Monk, formerly a  resident of Phoenix, and latterly at  Greenwood and Nelson, has gone east  on a trip, and his friends assert that  he will not return alone this time.  Supt. A. B. W. Hodges, of the  Granby smelter, has returned from his  trip toCalifornia, and is now preparing  LeRoi mine, a position that  pied several years ago.  Tax collections are being received  by the city officials in good shape 'this  week. Those wishing to take advantage of the discount will have to do it  by next Wednesday, the 30th inst.  James Hunter, of the Hunter Bros.,  Rossland, and the Hunter-Kendrick  Co., with three stores in the Boundary,  was in the city Wednesday, and visited  the Athelstan mine in which he is interested.  Tuesday evening C. F.   Nelson, of  to put his two ^ additional  furnaces in jjew Denver, grand chancellor of the  blast, as soon as the slag carrying loco  motives arrive.  I^ist Sunday Rev. K. C. MacColl  occupied the pulpit of the Presbyterian church, and this week returned to  Columbia, his former home, to move  his family to Alberta, where he expects to locate.  The  Athelstan   mine   management  Knights, of Pythias of British Colum  bia, was entertained by the local  knights at Castle Hall, and a banquet  was served. It was the first offi  rial visit of Mr. Nelson to this lodge.  Rev. James Turner, pioneer Methodist missionary of this province, now  located at Kamloops, will be present  at the second  annual Methodist   har-  /  ��'z  j One 12*J,C Kami CoinpreMor, oiih jmir  8 inch  hAH'iuh? 10  itu-li  twin Tiirl.im-  Water Wlit-i'lf, une 4 font Iviion Wain  Wheel, one "Bravo"-Diamond Drill  Applv,  .[. V. A KM STRONG,  ;'.. .'.".';;.-       Hevelatuke, B. O.  fxcufMon BdfesTo  PROVINCIAL EXHIBITION  Westminster.  fVmBr  EVERY   SPORT  ) O LI. IKS  WITH   A  ��� ���*��������� ���**���**���   I   ������*���������������*������������   I  �����������������������������������������������a  ...������* *������ 1  ������������������������������������������*    I  Brownie  Camera  Last Week I  2 A Ivisei! buyiiiir International dial ami  (.,k<< "Iiki-hh. Tixiuy 'the price bus mf.  viiiireil hikI will jjo Htill higher. , There-  f���.e. TURN YOUR ORDER IN to ine  torf'-IV.  OUO DENORO iB another good buv.  Where on earlh can you get into a s. iu-  pirnr mine and profit maker of $1.75 per  tun for the ismall figure of 16 cents per  hI are? This ntock will ripe inside of CO  d ijfl. dune and see me. about thii>, and  if ymi want real eetate take a lot in  DKS'OKO, tho lowncite aiijoinii r the  mine.   J'rii'e.H of lot*, f|)u to (760 <  ED. H. MORTIMER,  Kefll   Kettle,   ItiHiiraiire   atid    Mliiini;  Hr..ker. JVO. Bnx 33, Phoenix. B.C.  Let us showyou how easy it is to  make good  pictures.  Brownie Cameras, $i ����d$2  Selling Dates���-Sept726, ,27, 28 Sr'atj.  Good to ' Return  Until���October 6th.  1       Rate From Phoenix, $19.30.  Coresponding rates from all Kootenay  points. Through Coaches and .Sleepers Arrowhead to Westminster.  i  otel  has brought over several teams of fine ( vest   home   entertainment  at  Hardy  <lraft horses from Rossland, to haul  ore to the Winnipeg spur. They ware  started at work this week, making five  teams now on that work.  James   Milner,   the   photographer,  -who has  been away  for  a couple of  months, was in town this  week again, i  Since leaving here,   he  visited  Canip  McKinney, Fairview, Hedley,   Pentic-j  ton and other Lake Okanogan points.  J. F. Royer's   stage   line   required  three rigs  Tuesday  to  bring in  the  passengers from  the Great  Northern  train at Grand Forks.    His new  four I  horse stage will shortly  be  placed in  commission, having a seating capacity  of twelve persons.  F. J. Finucane, of Spokane, has  made a proposition to J. W. Nelson  and \V. H. Ram to to take over his  quarter interest in the Rambler claim,  one of the prominent properties up the  West Fork of Kettle riv-er, which will  probably result in the working of that  claim once more.  To-morrow the second annual harvest home services in the Methodist  church will be held, morning and evening, Rev. James Turner, the pioneer Electoral  Methodist missionary of the province,  being present. Next.Wednesday even?  ing the entertainment will be held, at  which a good programme will be given  including refreshments.  0. B. Smith, Jr., and James McRae  returned Monday, from a three weeks'  trip to the Similkameen country. They  went as far as 35. miles from Hope,  and found wet weather most of the  distance. They say that there is  nothing going on in the Similkameen  in a mining way but assessments, except at the Nickel Plate, on 20 Mile  creek.  -A number of men employed in the  Old Iionsides were unable to work  Tuesday afternoon, owing to the effects  - of gas. The cause was the temporary  stoppage of power from Cascade,there-  by cutting off the air from the compressor, combined with a quality . of  powder that was not up to standard.  The power was shut off for several  hours.  hall next Wednesday evening, and will  tell some of his interesting experiences  in the early days before there were  railways in British Columbia.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������a*  ���   ���    ���  j City .  j Transfer, \  ���   ���  Li?ht and fleavy Drayin?. j  Dry Wood (or sale,    i    ���  W. H. DOCKSTEADER,:  Residence and Staples at Toot of  Dominion Ave., Phoenix, B C.  P O. pox 269. 'Phone No  40.  PROCLAMATION.  District ���  Forks.  of   Grand  TO WIT:  Public notice is hereby given to the elector* of  the district of Grand Forks that in obedience to  His Majesty's Vlrit to me dtiected and bearing  date the fifth day of September in the year of Our  Lord, one thousand nine hundred and three, I require the pretence of the said electors at thefourt  House, Grand Forks, on the nineteenth dav of  September at 12 o'clock noon for the purpose of  electing a person to repiesent them in the Legis-  latrre of this Province.  The Mode of Nomination of Candidates shall  be as follows:  The Oandidatcs shall be nominated in writing,  le writing shall be subscribed by two registered  voters of the .District as proposer and seconder.  the writiug shall be subscribed by two registered  the .District as proposer and seconder,  and by three other registered voters of the said  District as absenting to the nomination, and shall  be delivered to the Returning Officer at aiiy time  between the date of the Proclamation and 1 p.m.  of the day of nomination, and iu the event ot a  poll being necessary, such poll will- be open on  the third day of October next, at the  Morrison block. First street, Grand Forks, B.C.  Old Scboolliouse, Ijominiou avenue, Phoenix.  E. ���:.  Townsite Company's building,  Main   Street,  Cascade, B,'".  Shiuv's house, Bannock City, North Fork, Kettle river.  McLaren's building, Carson, B. C.  of which every person is hereby required to take  notice aud govern hiniselt accordingly. -<���  Given under my hand at Grand Forks the tenth  day of September, 1903  w. u. Cochrane,  Returning Officer.  The "Slater Shoe" factory lias always paid  the highest wages in Canada, because the class  of men employed- could demand such wages irrespective of Union backing. ':'  Also, the "Slater Shoe" factory has always  been up to Union standards in lighting-, ventilation and sanitary arrangements.       .'  But even these highly favorable conditions  cannot secure from inefficiently organized labor  complete co-operation between employer and ein-  . ployee.  So the "Slater Shoe" makers decided to  make their factory a Union factory in name as  well as in actuality.    .  Henceforward all "Slater Shoes" will bear  the stamp of the Boot and Shoe Workers' Union  with the factory Number 350.  (This number will also identify the shoe  bearing it as the genuine "Slater Shoe," as no  other makers have the right to use it)..  This Union Stamp stands for co-operation of  employer and employee, for mutual good understanding, for immunity from strikes and lock-'  outs, for the principle of arbitration, for a  continuous supply of first-class help, for uniformity of workmanship, for fair conditions all  round. \  Reduces  cost by   increasing   producing  efficiency, by reducing number of spoiled pairs  ' , of shoes, by its greater uniformity of workmanship, by the more   thorough   organization   of  factory.  It makes better shoes.  Don't forget the "Slater Shoe"',factory,  Number 350���three fifty���same as the "Slater"  three fifty shoe.  When you see that number you will know  you have a genuine Goodyear Welted Union-  made  Slater Shoe  SOLE AGENTS.  Hunter-Kendrick Co.  PHOENIX. B.C.  .VICTORIA EXHIBITION, .  _, .October 6-10.  On   payment of exchange  fare, Van-  ,7eouver  or \\'estminster  to Victoria'  ,   tickets Will be extended 8 days.  For complete  information and berth  reservations!  apply'  to    the    local  agents, OrSvrite ���  '���  J. G. Clark, E:J. Covi.k,  Agent, A.G.l'.Agt.  . Phoenix, B.C.    Vancouver. B.C  0       J. S. Carter', I). P. A.  Melson. B.C.  Knoii Mii.i.Avk., I'llOK.NIX, 11 (',  Let Me Show Tou  Sointt nf tliiM'lioiee Wiitt'liCH which  I now have in Block. It is well  wurlli your wind- tn I'jciirnin<�� tlicni,  whi'thiT yo'i wixli 10 iti-l oui' nuw or  in ih��- fill 11 iv. \\"i; l.uvi' L"����l time-  ktv|n-rK���KlL'in iimkH���lluit wt* ran  kcII ytm us low dm j8. Not 111 (it'll in  II. fi'ir 11c. Intl. IliitlV your :i<1v��iiI��i;<<.  Of rnii'Hi' we liuw MiiHi'hrniKiiiii'irrs  also.    Drop in in (1 ��t'f ihciii.  O. E. DEY,  The Jeweler, Knob Mill Ave.  Official   C. P.R. Time' Inspector.  3il, 4th anil 5th floor*  SiiokfHiiinn-Kttview  Building,  SPOKANE.  Thf  filli'i'l   family   holi-l in  tl)p (;i|y,.  Wiih ur without liiiiinl. PricediiioderHte,  SUTHERLAND I DART,      ���  -.,-���' Proprietors.  WHEN IN NELSON  Stop at Thk Hotel  The New Manager, B. TOMKINS,-  has made it the Leading Hotel.of the  Kooienavs.       .  (0  4>  #ftqfc>  % �� CYCLOPS MINING STEEL  3   �� SHOES AND DIES  O    For Best Results.  ?  THE CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO.  Mead Office and Works.  SHERBROOKE,  QUE.  Branch Offices and Warehouses: $  ROSSLAND, GREENWOOD  AND *  VANCOUVER,   B.C. t  <><KK><X><><H><><><K>-C^^  G.W; rumberger!  Real Estate and  Mines. ��-v;^.  Houses To Rent and For Sale in all parts of the city.  G. W RUMBERGER,  PHOENIX, B.C.  rOOO 0<>^<><>0-0<K>-0-0-0 <  Dominion   Avenue.  Telephone No. 28.  As this is our LAST  business in  [ONTH���:.lot doing Boots and Shoes,  'erin  ii--ev<  Personal visit is absolutely necessary in order to reap the full  benefit of this the greatest that has ever been held in Phoenix  Hats and Caps,  Gent's Furnishings,  Shirts & Underwear,  Staple and Fancy  Dry Goods,  House Furnishings,  ION AVENUE!  PHOENIX, B. C  mmmigmwffmaiwysBSsaGSBt *'*���~  *i,VL\^rm&\?^xi#Mxi^vm~.v}*<>*^*W^  ���7?,rprr^rw,;^ ix �� mn:: -r^u

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