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 Us
Devoted to the Rifling   Iress and Development of the District of EAST KOOTEflAY.
Vol. 1, No. 44.
Golden, B. C,   Friday  May 27th 1808.
A. J?. PATRICK, P.L.S.
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Add��*88'-BOX 49 GOLDEN, B.C.
IS. 8. McCaBTKR. Jas. A. IlAltvRY.
Harvoy & McCarter,
PAIimSTKHS,    ETC.
GOLDEN and FORT STEELE.
ELLIS & GROGAN,
?.?���, Life, Real EsUte, House Agents,
Auctioneers aud Cuatoma Brokers
Firt Agencies:
Queen, Lmi cash Ire, Union, Hartford.
European St turns bip Ticket Office.
Tbe Sun Life Insurance Company.
The Ontario Accident Insurance Co'y.
Tbe Birbeck Investment aud Loan Co.
CALQARY, ALTA.
H. L. Cummins, P.L.S.,
And Civil Engineer.
Fort Steele, B.C.
Thos. McNaught,
Mining Broker, Financial Agent, Conveyancer
and Notary Public.
f ant office address :
GOLDEN or FORT STEELE.
W. PELLEW HARVEY,
(F.C.8.)
Aitay Ofliffos and
Chemical Laboratory,
VANCOUVER,  B.C.
(Established 18(H).)
For several years with Vivian A Sons, Swan*
-aea, and lotnil rapreaontatlve for them.
For 5 years lunnugur tor tho asaayers to thc
llio Tinto Co., London.
Canadian representative of thc Cftssel Gold
Extracting Co. L'td, Glasgow (Cyanide process.)
N.B.���All work personally superintended, Only
competent men employed.    No pupils   re
celved.
Jas. Henderson,
COXTBACTOB and BUILDER,
Plana Prepnrud.
Prompt attention given to orders.
A supply ot Hu titling Lime for sale.
GOLDEN, B.C.
The Golden
MEAT MARKET
Frpsh and Salt Meats.
Fish and Gtfuio in season.
Doalora in Cattle, Sheep and Horseti,
Mail orders receive prompt attention.
HULL BROS. & CO.
Livery and
Feed Stables
flood Saddle Ilorses and Rigs of All Kinds for
Dire at Reasonable Rates.
Teaming of All Kinds a Specially.
A.   HAMILTON,
Golden, It. C.
Good Time
Wanted
By every m��n who bat % watch.
C.P.R. Watch Inspector will be
at THE MINER OFFICE from
Wfirtnomlay to Fi'l.lay __^>
each week. Satisfaction Guar-
antecil. Work can bo left at
McDERJIOT'S STORE.
kH.
WATCHMAKER
���*Vand**��*
JEWELLER.       '
Wedding flings
A Specialty.
*����$>3>"��i
Calgary, - Alberta,
(QGoldeng)
TOpSORIMi PJH&OflS
Newly Refltted k Refurnished
The heBt of the kiml west of
Winnipeg.
Everything Complete.
AH Modern Conveniences.
J.  Lamontagne, Prop.
Iundeetakihg!
I     & Embalming     |
I Telegraph ordersrecelvepromptattcntion Y
| J. SMART,    ���
��� CALGARY, Alta. |
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The Providence fan Co
Providence, R.I.
wants all kindB of raw furs, skins, ginseng, scneca, etc. Prices for next sixty
dnys are as follows:
Silver Fox $15.00 to $150.00.
Hear ��� 5.00 to $ 25.00.
Otter f 4.00 tn f   9.00.
Martin *> 2.00 to If   0.00.
Beaver (per pound).. ,| 3.00 to j   3.60.
Wolf f 1.00 to $   2.00.
Red Fox *- 1.00 to $   2.00.
Mink f   .75 to (   2.00.
Skunk ,*. $   .25 to $   1.00.
Gray Fox *.   .50 to $     .75.
Rat. $   .20 to $     .25.
Price list on all other furs and skins
furnished upon implication. Full prices
guaranteed, careful selection, courteous
treatment, and immediate remittance on
all consignments.
GEO. GEARY,^**-
Livery, Feed &
Sale Stables,
Fort Steele, S. E. Kootenay.
Pack Train* for mines supplied.
Freighting of all kinds undertaken.
Klondike
Outfits
*%*���%.
Hudson's  Bay
Stores,
CALGARY,    -    ALTA,
Wong See,
Watchmaker,
Jeweller,
Optician and
Mechanic.
Watcliescle'anen, Jcwctlcev mounted, (IIbm-ch
nion.1t.il ami duns repair-id. First ..lasa work
In uvery department. A trial solicited, so conn.
to
Wong See, Golden.
Tom Lee, ��
has the best restaurant in Golden. It is upon at nil hours.
Every delicacy nnd fruit iu its
Season. A good selection of
Chinese Lily (lower roots apply
at once Ior the Choicest oro they
go to
�� Tom Lee, Bakery, ��
Meals Day aud Might.
THE  FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT
How Our  Boys   Wero  Treated  at
Calgary on the 24th.
The Goldon hoys left on Sunday's No.
2 for Calgary to take part in the Football
Tournament held their in connection
with the Fire Rrigade Bports on tl:
Queen's Birthday. Had the boys known
then what they know now the chances
are they would have saved their money
and had a good time at home.
To givo a detailed description of their
trip and visit would be an arduous task
snd perhaps would not be fully appreciated by our readers, we will endeavor
however, to give a short account of the
treatment accorded the boyB.
The journey to Calgary was accom
plished without any mishap, the only
thing worthy of mention being the very
high class dinner which tho boys
enjoyed (?) at the C. P. R. hotel, Field.
Arriving at Calgary about an hour late
the boys made their way to the Queen's
Hotel where they secured accommodation. They lost no time in retiring and
the next morning were up betimes and
alter a hearty breakfast proceeded to
take in the town." The local daily
made some sarcastic remarks about the
" yellow kids " from Golden coming
down to play football. They " didn't do
a thing " to the Calgary footballers however as further reference will show.
There were live teams entered for the
football tournament, which was the
principal attraction of the day, viz.:
Calgary Industrial School, High River
Industrial School, Golden, Calgary and
Fire Brigade. In order that the tournament might lie finished in one day thc
.Fire Brigade team dropped out, thus
leaving only four teams in the competition. The draw was as follows: Calgary
Industrial School vs. High River School;
Calgary vs. Goldon. The first game
took place in the morning and was a hot
one from start to finish, and on time
being called no goals had been scored.
After a short rest tho teams lined up
again and played an extra 15 minutes,
and just beforo time was called the High
River boys scored a goal. The Golden
boys were interested spectators of this
game. They did not, however, like the
way tue reforoe called " fouls" without
being appealed to. Then again one of
the Calgary school boys was hurt about
ten minutes after the game started and
had to retire. At half-time the captain
of this team asked the referee for permission to put on a substitute in place
of the man who had retired, but the
referee would not allow it. This is one
sample of how much tho referee knew
about the game which he was supposed
to be conducting. We will mention
others as wc go along.
After lunch the Calgary and Golden
teams lined up, the Golden team being
as follows:���Goal, D. M. Rao; backs, K,
M. Wilson, A. Ft Smith; half backs, W.
Alexander, E. Ashe, G. II. Mitchell;
forwards, J. Liillour, F. Ames, J. I).
ColijUhoun, W. B. Robertson, R.Hughes.
A word of explanation i* necessary regarding the Calgary city team. When
the city club found out, at the eleventh
hour, that tho Firo Brigade had withdrawn from the tournament, they
thought it would bo sportsmanlike to
run in one or two Brigade players in
order to strengthen their team. Captain
Wilson of the Golden team protested
against thia action claiming that the Fire
Brigade men had no right to play for the
City a* tho Brigade had withdrawn
from the contest. The protest however
was disallowed and the " yellow kids "
from the mountains had to face a combination team. Previous to the commencement of the gamj one of the City
players just about laid out two Golden-
ites, kicking one on the instep and tho
other on the mouth. It must eithor
have been done intentionally or through
ignorance, probnbly a littlo of both,
however these little incidents did not
tend to raise tho City players in tlie
estimation of tho Golden boys. The
teams lined up and th* ball was soon
put in motion and travelled rapidly from
one end of the field to the other. In a
fow minutes the surperior combination
play of the Golden forwards resulted in
a well earned goal, the ball being put
through by Robertson, amid great
cheer* from the Golden contingent. A
short time after the kick-off the ball was
again put through the Calgary goal but
was disallowed on a claim that the ball
was " fouled " before the goal was made.
The Golden defence wero playing a star
game and kept the ball pretty constantly
in tlieir opponents territory. About ton
minutes before half-time was culled the
Golden forwards sveured the ball and
passing it from one to tho other dribbled
it right up to their opponent* goal
Colquhoun sending in a low, swift shot
which was too much for the Calgary goa
keeper. Half time was called with the
score 2 to 0 iu favor of Golden. On resuming play the Goldenitea reserved
thomselves as much as possible playing
a defensive game, taking a run up occasionally to tlieir opponents goal Hue. No
further scoring was done however and
tho game ended in favor of Golden.
During the lirst half of tho game Captain
Wilson of Golden complained to thc
referee that one of the Oalgary players
had spikes in his shoes and thc marks
of the spikes could lie seen on the hands
and limbs of the Golden boys. The
referee told him it was all in the game
and to play ball. Robertson of the
Golden team, after passing the ball to
his mate, was kicked behind the ear by
a Calgary player, ho went down with a
thud and it was thought for some time
that ho would have to retire. After a
few minutes however he pluckily resumed play, but the referee didn't think
it necessary to rule the Calgary player
oft for rough plav���Oh no. There was
not the slightest excuse for anything of
the kind as Robertson was not near the
ball when ho received the kick. The
roferee never even allowed Golden a free
kick, although It was one of the foulest
plays ever witnessed ou n football Held.
The great Calgary combination team
who were going to walk all over the
���'yellow kills" were mad because they
couldn't Bcore. Tne Golden boys played
all round them and won the game without any trouble. The city team were
going to do it up brown, in the event of
tlieir winning tho game, and had made
all arrangements for a grand supper at
which they were going to entertain the
Golden boys���the supper didn't come
off.
The Golden team had just time to go
to the hotel and have a rub down and
get back to thc grounds when they were
called on to face the High River boys in
the final game. Play from first to last
waB very fast, the previous game however had told considerably on the Golden
boys, who received pretty rough treatment at the hands of the city team.
Notwithstanding this however they went
into tho game heart and soul. It was
not long however belore it could roadily
be seen that the Golden boys were playing not only the opposing team, hut the
referee and also the team which they
had defeated not two hours boforo. The
conduct of the city team during thin
game was to say the least disgraceful,
and the members of this team are
neither gentlemen nor sports. They
wero defeated fairly and badly yet they
had not the good grace and the true
character of sportsmen to accept their
defeat in a proper manner. All through
the game thoy heaped insult after on the
Golden Doys and their conduct was so
rowdy that thc Bports committee would
havo been justified in turning the whole
pack out of the grounds. In regard to
the referee, his decisions were rank, he
wouldn't even listen to what the captain
of the Golden team had to say, and
when appealed to by any of the Golden
team ho not ovor politely told them to
shut their mouths that he was running
the game. Play continued till half time
without a goal being scored. After n
few minutes rest play was resumed and
for some time neither team seemed to
have any advantage. Tho left wing of
the Indian team then Bocured tiie hull
and bringing it down field pasBod It to
one of their players on the right wing,
who when tho ball was passed to him
was off side, being behind both backs of
the Golden team. Captain Wilson called
the attention of tlie referee to this fact
and no effort was made to prevent the
ball going through. After the Ml had
been put through the referee had the
nerve tn say to Captain Wilson, " I give
them a goal." He wouldn't even consider the protest whicli Captain Wilson
made right there, nor did lie ask tin-
goal umpire whether it was a goal or not
but kept away off iu tho center of the
field. The player who put tho bali
through acknowledged himself that he
was off-side, and the opposing team lined
up for a goal kick and were greatly surprised when told it was a goal. What
made it worse thc attention of the referee
was repeatedly called to the fact thai
tlio riglit wing of the Indian team were
playing off-side right along. The ball
was kicked off again and the Golden
forwards took the ball up to their oppon
outs goal end rushed it through. It was
about a foot, over the line and a goal was
claimed, tho goal umpire held up lii**
hand for a goal but tho referee took no
notice of it being away np iu the ceutei
of tho ffeld and while the Golden boys
were appealing for tlieir well-earned goal
the ball was kicked out to midfield. No
further scoring was done and the game
ended���according to tlie referee���in
favor, of the Indians 1 goal to 0. The
Golden boys immediately made their
protest in tho proper form and they have
the satisfaction ol knowing that the Executive Committee of the Firo Brigade
acknowledge that the referee was unjusl
in tlie way he conducted thc game.
After duly considering the protest they
decided to refer it to tlie Executive Committee of the Western Association Football League at Berlin, Ontario, for
decision.
Tlie Golden team journeyed to Calgary
a distance of 107 miles and paid their
own expenses, in order to play football.
All they asked for was fair play���bill
they got dirt. They have no complaint
to make against the Indian team who
played a gentlemanly and quiet game
and it would be well if the city players
would lake a few pointers from thorn In
this respect.
When lhe Golden boys arrived in Calgary Monday morning and sported their
yellow badges tho city players thought it
would not do so bu behind tliem In this
respect, so they had a large edition
printed and hawked them about the
streets at 10c. each. They even aske.l
the Golden boys to buy them, and to
finish it after thc sports were over and
they had cast slur after slur at the Golden team they had the gall to ask them
for their badges. Our boys didn't see it
that way. They were under no obligations to the city team. They had nut
received the courtesy duo a visiting team
from them and last of all they could not
see why they should givo tlieir badges
away after lieing charged 10c. for a Calgary badge.
On Tuesday evening thc Brigade boys
entertained their visitors to a smoking
concert and au enjoyable evening was
spent.
Notwithstanding thc treatment accorded them by the city team and the tin-
justness of the referee the boys speak
highly of their treatment by the members of the Fire Brigade and a unmoor
of the citizens. They wish the Calgary
Fire Brigade to understand that although
in a measure disgusted with their trip
they attach no blame to them ami wish
to thank them most heartily for the hospitable manner iu which they wore entertained. None wero more hospitable
than the proprietor of the Queen's Hotel
Mr. S. J. Clarke, who treated them right
royally and endeavored in every way
possible to make their visit a pleasant
one.
$2.00 Per Year
ltUI*>KH   OF   Till:   Q.AME   AS   l.VTEltl'HUTJfil) I!V
this rkfuiibk.
The Referee conducts the game and
gives goals.
A Goldenito jumping tohcad tho boll is
guilty of foul play ami a free kick is
awarded the opposing team,
A High Hive;* player may check a
Golden player whether he ia on thu ball
or not.
Any player may jump on a Golden
player but in the event of a Golden
player jumping un an opponent lie shall
be ruled off.
It is not necessary for the referee to
take any notice of any appeals ur pro-
tests made by tho Golden captain.
CORNER KICKS.
The great city combination wero over-
hoard to remark that the Goldenitea
were small fellows and they woul t soon
ran through them.
We have a junior team in Goldon that
will play ail round that big combination.
It is understood that the reason for
charging 10c. fur tlie badges of theclly
club was to raise funds for the gram!
mpper which was to take place after the
expected glorious victory of the big combination of city players over tho "yellow
kills" from Golden.
Several members of tho ci'y team camo
(after it was all over) to tho Golden hoys
and tried to smooth things over, but ail
apologies thoy could make in a hundred
yea ra would never wipe out the insults
heaped upon oUl' boys.
Till: JUNIOR CLUU AT DONALD.
The .Junior Football club learn visited
Donald on the 34th. The team was
composed of W. Jtookhout (captain), C.
Dubar. W. Piigbo, If. Pughu, U. Hanna,
YV. Houstou, A. Levoque, It. Hanna, 1*1.
Sutherland, 1*. Kenny, A. Jayncs, and
Willie Houston aa resorve force.
Ou arriving at Donald the Goldenitea
were received as the visitors of tlie
Donald boys, who took them to their
homes and treated them like princes.
About 8.50 lhe football match, the
event of the day, began and lasted for
one hoar. Doth teams were very evenly
matched as to sine and weight, it was
an excellent garni on both Bides, nltbftugh
It showed that tlio Goldonites needed a
little more practice to make an easy
game and conquest for them. The
Donald I toys were belter able through
long-continued practice to pass the hail.
To individualize as to who played tlio
best game on tho Golden tide would bo
impossible, as it was an excellently put
up game by them, considering lints was
their first match and on strange grounds.
Judging from tbo names, it makes one
(irmly believe thai the boys on both
sides are perfcot littlo gentlemen. Thore
were no disputes for Mr. Wood house,
tho reforoe, to settle, and no one hurt,
ll senilis a pity from current reports that
the game had not lieen played in Calgary
previous to the senior match. Mr. A.
Freoze umpired for Donald, and Mr, J,
A. Bates, who accompanied the boys, for
(iolden. The result ofthe match was 1
tu nothing in favor of Donald. The
winning team received ��1 apiece ami lhe
losing team 50 cents npieco.
After the football match was over the
sports, such as races, jumping, eft)., wore
indulged in by the buys and girls, (hie
particular race, that of the buys taking
off their coats and boots, la*, ing them in
a heap, going hack about 100 yards, then
running to get on their coats ami Ikk-Is
ami back to place of commencement,
caused much amusoment t*> the spectators. A great deal of sport was taken out
of the tus-of-wur botween Donald and
(iolden. Thc sides were well matched
and excitement ran high. Tho prize
money was equally divided between the
teams. Tliis was the lust on au excellent
programme of sports, aud was .enjoyed
by old as welt as young. As a visitor it
struck one very forcibly that Donald
people know how to enjoy themselves
and make an on joy able time for visitors.
There seemed lo bo au unlimited amount
of prize money, as every child had money
to spend when tlie sports were over.
The Golden team returned home about
9 o'clock in tho evening fouling it was a
day well spent, ami also that when tho
Donald team paid them a visit for it
return match on the iM July, they would
give them a good timo in return us welL
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TIIE EAST KOOTENAY PUB. CO.
Golden, B. C.
FRIDAY, MAY 27; 1808.
The sum ol (1,000 has been planed in
current estimates by the government Ior
the establishment oi a system ol travelling libraries. A system similar In this
lias been successfully and beneficially
ia*ii*ir.i*tn.l in-Hoveral of tlie states. Libraries uro being sent to farmers' Institutes, mining camps nnd village
communities. The libraries consist ol
itilh-ctions of books relating to agriculture, milling, forestry, works of history,
biography, travel, natural science, etc.
Tlm movement is educational, the object
being to place the best reading in the
homes which arc remote from the large
cities and towns. Tiiere is no fee, lull
communities petitioning for a library
pay the cost of one case. A petition
duly signed, iis""Jvoquired ��by the rules,
must ii.. received accompanied by six
(lollum Iii cover cosl .if the case, in order
thai a'.jiliri'.ry.inav b.' forwarded.
Probably very few* people have any
ilea of the Immense wealth of the Phil-
lipiuo Islands, whicli have now probably
fallen into the hands of the United
States. Perhaps the best proof of their
great natural resources is Ihe fact thai,
in spite of tlie conditions r,f government
that have prevailed under Spain, the
islands have prospered greatly. A very
competent authority recently stated
that he believed tin; l'hillipincs to be
the richest, islands in the world. What
other country could havuBtood, he asked,
t'le three steady drains on her resources to which tho Phillipines have
been subjected. Tho lirst of these is
due the ollicial class. Tiiere tiie doctrine
ui " In lhe victor the spoils" is exemplified in its most estremo form. From
the Governor-General to the smallest
employe in tlie Custom House every
official is changed when tiiere is a change
of Government iu Madrid, and every
ofHco lias its price���a pi ice which is paid
liy the holder to the person through
whose influence it lias been obtained.
The result is corruption, open and unashamed���squeezing the commerce and
industry ol the Islands tn the limit of
Bllfosty; and us their hold on these
lucrative posts is so precarious, the aim
���.and object of every good Spaniard is to
cave as much us he can while the good
time lasts. Willi this object Spanish
ollicials reduce their expenditure to a
minimum, uud send every dollar they
can save home to Spain, to lie invented
against tin; day when they must return
vo make way for tlieir successors. The
sum of money sent to Spain each year by
oftlcidls Is very large, but it isdpubtloss
exceeded by the sums annually sent tu
C linn by the Chinese traders, who have
absorbed the entire retail trade of the
islands. Some of those Chinamen aro
immensely rich, yet they live on a few
dollars a month and remit tho bulk of
their savings to China. Last and not
least, thsre is the heavy drain imposed
by the Church, which here is as wealthy
us it is powerful; the rebellion in the
Phillipines is much more a revolt against
occlesTastical exaction than against the
civil government���corrupt us thut undoubtedly is.
Owing to tho great extent of thc sea
const and the largo number of ports,
shipping is one of Iho principal industries in Spain. Iu January, 1897, there
wero the following number of Spanish
in .'reliant vessels iu commission!
.steamers E48, tonnage, 504,45!), borne-
l.owcr 110,802; sailing vessels 1,250,
.tonnage 11)1,8-10; total number of vessels
750,803,total horse-power 120,802. Tlie;
amount is only surpassed hy the merchant navies of (oe.it Britain, France,
Germany nml Norway. It. they,*.*..* IS'.!.',, i
9,200 steamers and 2,143 sailing ships
entered Spanish ports with curgti
amounting to 8,200,000 tons; lH,(i<i5
steam ships and 2,235 sailing ships left
Spanish ports with cargo amounting to
0,400,000 tons. Including vessels in ballast, 20,541 vessels entered Spanish ports
making a total of 38,405 vessels of all
nationalities. Tlie great difference iu
the quantity of cargo imported and exported Is caused by the large export of
minerals. The British Hag holds the
first place in shipping in Spanish ports,
the tonnage of the British ships being
four times gtcater than that of the
national ships, which hold lhe second
place. In examining the origin und
destination of thu 12,000,000 tons of
exports and imports, which formed the
shipping in Spain during the year 189(1,
it I.i seen that Great Britain holds the
Hrst place, with 00 per cent of the total
tonnage, France follows next with \2
per cent., Holland v.ilh ll percent., then
ti:e United States, Belgium, Russia,
Cuba, Italy, &c��� London City Loader;
TABIiE   OF   DISTANCES.
Goldon to I-'in-t Steele.
Goldc
to Carbonate	
Hog Uiuielio	
Spilllmnchoho	
Shorty's	
McKay's	
Windermere	
Brewer's	
Canal Flat	
Wasa (Hanson's)..
Fort Steele	
MAST KOOTKXAY OFFICIALS
Minister of Mines nml Provincial Sccretarv-
1 < miles .    Him, Col. James Jlaker.
Rrovtnulal Mineralogist*-*-W. a. curly le.
i'ulili<. Assayer��� li. Udrmicluiol.
UOI.U COMMISSIONED,
For tho Province���W. S. Gore Victoria
Suutli Ulstrict conii>risinj,' Kurt Steele uud To*
baoco I'liiius Mining Divisions���J. F. Arm*
strom; Cranbrook
North District eomnristng Donald. Golden and
Windermere Mining Division***,���J. E. critr'ttlis
 Donald
MI.NINU RECORDERS
TLo Kant Kootenay ^liuer snys that
" almost every train which coniefl into
t Iolden these dixy* brings with it n number of trumps. Tho majority of these
gentlemen do not luck for gnll.tind whnt
thoy do not gut for begging they appropriate without consulting thu owner."
This is a had state of affairs, and suggest?
the idea that there is something in r.
name after all, whether tlmt name he
(iolden oi* tramp. What nre the (iolden
police doing? Wo treat tramps as they
ought to he troatod in Nelson, whenever
thoy Ptriku the town���order them out or
lock them up.���Nelson Economist.
Advertise in
��^THE .MINER.
EDUCATION.
\jOTICE is hereby given that tho annual ex-
���t'l   ntuinutlon of candidates ior uertMcates ut
quntili-n'ion lo  leucli In  Hit:  I'Ublltl Schools ol
thc Province will Lu held ilu lollows, ��om*
mumjtny oa Monday, July 4th, 1898, at a:-if��
tt.in.:���
Victoria,.,.In Sonth I'arkSchool Building.
Vancouver Iu Hijrh.s.'liuol nuiliiiuj,*.
Kiiiiilot.jis In I'ublleS-JhOOl Building.
Bach applicant must forward a notice, thirty
days buforc the cxauiliiatlon. stating tho class
nnil umdo ol ccrtlitualo f*��r which lie will l��* a
canuldaUii thu optton-jl milileets Hjlocted, and
ni -tVliteli of thu ubove-naniO'd (ihicus he will
attend.
Kvory notice of Intention to be nn applicant
nuisi bo (iccompanieti with sat in factory tcs.i-
luoiifnl of moral character.
Candidates nre notified that all of the above
requirements must be hiulltcd bciurc thuir
apultcatioiiH can bo (lied.
All candidates for Kir.-i ctrta, Grade A.Certl*
lleatus, ineluning UrarUmtes, must attend iu
Vluln-a'tit io take the subjects proscribed for .Inly
13th and inii tnstaul.i| uud to undergo �����-*.������_nin-ii
oral examination.
s. li. vovk,
Stipetintondcnt -jf Kilucation.
EJucation OfHco,
Victoria, May 4th, 1808, mlM
AITIICATIO.N TO I'AKUAMKNT.
pUBUC NOTICE is hereby given thai npplf*
A cation will )>c made to the Parliament of
Canada, at Ihe next session thereof, tor an Ait
uhaiiKihg thu name of Tlio Douilnlon ituiltiiuif
and Loan assocIJitlQii to thut ol Thc Dominion
Permanent Loan Company.
Dated stToronto, tiifnlTth day of Xovcmbcr,
A.D., 18117.
MACDOXAbD, BOLAND ��t THOMPSON',
1 Torout��; Street, Toronto,
Bollcltors tor Applicants.
NOTICE.
VOTICK is hereby given thai I shall inply for
*> a special limber licence to cut thu! iron
tliefolhiH-fuif described lands i-CominwichiK
at a post on Middle Forh of Flnloy Creek,post
situated 1.000 foot to tin- nonh of Hnrule's
rorMi, S, B.j thence running ttti chains Bouth,
thuiicu 70chains w Btt thunce 160chains north,
tlu'ii'c 7i) i*li litis eust to thojautof coiumcnL'L-
tuuultouulatnlng 1,U0U acres ubmiti
M.   CAKUX.
Golden. B, ('., October 20th, 1S97-
LICENCE   ACTIiORISING AX   EXTRA PKO-
VINC1AL   COMPANY  TO CAHKY
OX IICSIXESS.
"Coui'AMKH Act, 1897,"
Canaoa: I
Province ok British Columbia, i
No. 11/07,
rnllia IS TO CERTIFY that the "(iolden Bri
I Ull Columbia, Umlted," \a authorised and
licensed tocurryou business within the Province oflJrilfsIi Columbia, and to carry out or
effect all or any of tho objects hereinafter set
forth to whiuh tic logiidrtlfve authority oi the
Legislature uf British Columbia extends.
Tin.1 Iicuil olllee ol the Compauy in situate Ht
Xo. ii, Uuuen street Place, City of Loudon, England.
The amount of the capital of the Company la
lii.i'i'-u; nlvlded into six thousand shares oiJEl
UIU ''. . ,   .
The head office of the Company In this Province is situate at Uolden, and William Gilbert
Miieheiidiiiics, whose address Is Golden, britisli Columbia, (s the Attorney tor the Company,
The objects (or which the Con puny bus been
established and su iieeused are;���
[(t.| 'lo purchase, take on lease, or otherwise
acquire, minis, mining rights, and inetalliiei'-
uu*j laud and anv imerest iiiercln, and to explore, work, exercise, develop and turn to
account ihcsnme:
pi] Toerusli, win, get, quarry, smoit, calcine,
rell ue, dress, amalgamate, iuanipulato,purehasti
and prepare lor market, ore, metal, and iniuci-
ni substaneos of all hlndu,and to carry on,
either upon or In coiineetion with the premises
or elsewltcro, tbo ouslnu-sS ol miners, miller.-,,
smelters, and workers ol any processes in the
production, reduction and making merchantable, of milierals.uietals and metallic products,
supplies of water, merchants, and manufacturers, and workers of anv minerals, metals, articles aud things used In orin connection with
mining, milling, smelting, and other processes
aforesaid, or any of them!
[ei To March for mines and minerals olther
on laud known to eoutaln sueh mines and minerals or otherwise, and to buy and sell, lease
or take up tlie* rights of search or other miners'
rights or eluims mmcr any mining statutesor
regulations of any place where the Company
uhrrles ou operations, and any other rights respecting the same:
[dl To Require options, or enter Into contracts
for the purchase of any grants, concessions,
lei'ses or setts, enseiucnls or interest.-; iu lauds,
waters, mlltsltus, towusltes, mines, minerals,
and other hereditaments, and any plant, machinery, implements, conveniences, provisions
and thing's, and any other property, real or
personal, movable or Immovable, for purposes
incidental thereto ortoanyothurobjeetd oi the
Company, or capable of being usutj in connection with metallurgical operations oi'required
hy workmen or others employed by the Compuny, and to work, transicr, let or sublet the
iti me:
[el To acquire anv Inventions, letters patent
or menses, capable oi being '������'���ed iur the purposes of the Company, or any of them, and to
work, transfer, lei, or subbjt the sume:
f. To acquire ami undertake tho whole or any
pari ol the bustiiohs, property and liabilities, of
any person or compuny carrying on any bus!-
irks whiei: this I'ou'.piiuv is authorised to carry
ou; and to acquire and hold any bhures. stocks,
oouiis, ohliiitUions, debentures, securities, lie*
gotntoluor otherwise, ot or other interests in
anv English, colonial orotlier companies, asso*
-.-iatioiis or undertakings capable oi u-liu; managed or conducted so as directly pr Indirectly
tu benefit lhe uuslnessol the Company. Also
to advance money on anv mioh shares, stocks,
houds, otiiigi'-tious, (icbeniures, securities of or
other interest tu such companies, associations
or inidcrtai!in;ts, and to accept sueh shares or
stikktf, bonds. ooligatJouSi debentures or seeur*
lufT-tin partial or full security tor payments due
tothe Company:
g. To acquire, construct or hire, or join with
otners in acquiring, constructing or hiring any
miils, canals, waterworks, mavninory, roads,
bridges, tramways, railways, engines, plant,
stocks, buildings, worn, matters or lltitlgi
which mav he neeessarv ur convenient for thu
purposes dl the Company, or any of them, and
to tlie working ol Hie same or any pari thereof;
li. To improve, manage, develop, let underlet
or sell, or otherwise dispose of, charge or deal
wiui, iu am* manner whatsoever, the undertaking or any part or parts of the property ol
the Company, or any rights, way-to.ivei or
casements In or over the same, and to accept as
puvment thercior either cosh or shares, or
partly cash and partly allures, In any other
cum pan v purchasing the same:
1. To establish auu maintain agencies of the
Company iu any colony, dominion, foreign
country or state, and tu procure tue Company
to i��e registered or incorporated in any lutfu
colony, dominion) foreign country or slate:
. ToaiuiiigaimUc witli any other company
having oljje.-ts altogether or in pari similar to
the objects Ol this Company, and to enter into
partnership, joint adventure, reciprocal coil-
cession or otherwise, witli any company or
person or firm engaged or about to engage in
anv buslntssor transaction which this Com-
puiiv is authorizod to engage in, or capable of
oenig (ouiium-d so as dlrucily or ludiiui'tty tu
benellt this Company:
k. To hold, in thu uiuncsof others, any property which me Company is authorised to
acquire, and tu carry ou or do any of the
liusini'Kscs nml iictsiind tilings aforesaid, cither
as principal or agent, and ultlier by the agency
ui or as agents or trustees iur others:
1, To make, purchase, soil, accept or indorse
bills of exchange and other instruments, ncgo-
liiihleoiother.tisc.aiiu to borrow money either
with or without security, uud either upon tie-
gotiable Instruments or otherwise, including
the Issue oi debentures ehbrged upon ail or any
ul tho Company's property (buth present and
future), iiicimliug ns uncalled capnul:
iu. To promote alio form other companies for
any of the objects mentioned in nils Meiuor-
milium:
u. To invest and deal with the moneys of the
Company not Immediately required upon sucii
securities and tn suoh manner as from timo tu
time hed-'t.-rmined:
o. To distribute any of tho property of tho
Company among the members tu specie:
p. To carry oil business In any part of thu
world and lodoall such things us are Incidental or conducive tu llio attainment oi the above
objects.
Given under mv hand and seal of ofllee nt
Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this
16th day Of October, one ti.oiis.iini eight hundred uiul ninety-seven.
[I..S.1 U. Y. WOOTTON.
u2*'t-U      Itcgistrur uf Joint Stock Companies.
!. Stlrret	
V. C, Lang	
" Goldle	
C, M. Edwards	
M. Phillips	
 Donald
 Golden
 Windermere
 Fort -Steele
.Tobacco Plains
Deputy Clerk of tho Peaue Ior North East Kootenuy .losiiili fltlrrett Donald
Deputy Clerk of the I'cacc for South East Koot*
cnuy���Charles Mussoy Edwards.... Fort Steele
FREE  MINKKS.
Extracts Prom Britisli Columbia
Statutes Explaining Fully tlu;
Value anil Necessity of a " Fire
Minors " CortlHcate���No Person Should Attempt Mining
Without One.
Any person over 18 years of ago, mny ho
come a tree miner by paying ft to unv gold
commissioner or mineral recorder and obtaining a certilieate good for one year,
A free miner may obtain a new certificate for
one lost on paying kl,
A iree miner's certificate is not transferable,
Any person or company working �� mineral
claim, held as real estate without license, may
be lined 123. Mines become real estate after
rown grunt has been issued.
Should co-owner fall to pay up Ids free miner's
certificate his Interest goes to hfs co-owners pro
rata according to their former Interests.
A shareholder in a joint stock company need
not be a free miner.
A free miner mav claim 1500x1500 feet. But
all angles must be right angles aud ull meusur-
ineni must be horizontally.
A free miner may cut timber on crown lands.
A free miner may kill game fur his own use
at all seasons.
A free miner may obtain live acre mlllsite upon erown hinds in the form of a square.
A claim may bo hold from year to year by
work being done to tlie value of one hundred
dollars.
Lodes discovered in tunnel may be held if re-
���orded In 15 days.
,\ free miner may on payment of J500, in lieu of
expenditure on claim, obtain a crown grunt.
Any miner may, ul the discretion of the gold
commissioner, obtain neeessarv water rights.
Xo transfer of unv mineral claim or interest
shall be enforceable unless in writing, signed
and recorded.
No miner shall suffer from anv act of omission
or commission, or delays on ihe part of the
government officials.
Xo claim shiiil he open to location during
last illness? of holder, nor within VJ months
after his death, unless by permission of gold
ommissloncr.
A mineral claim must be recorded within IS
days after location, If within 10 miles of office
of mining recorder. One additional dav Is iil-
oweil fur every additional 10 miles or fraction
hereof.
ANNUAL LABOR.
Work on each mining claim to thc value of
?1LHJ must bo done each year from date of re-
cord of mineral claim. Affidavit made bv the
holder, or his agent, setting  out   a  detailed
statement of tho work donu must he died with
tho gold cotnmlsslonsr or mining recorder, and
a eertiilciitc of work obtained, and recorded he-
fore the expiration of each year troin the date
of reeord oitmld claim.   A free miner holding
Adjoining claims, may subject to tiling notice
of his intent ion with t lie gold commissioner or
mining recorder perform on anv one or more of
such claims, ull the work required to untitle
hint to a certltlcutc of work lor each claim. Thu
same provision applies to two or more free miners holding adjoining claims in partnership,
In lieu of above work tho minor must pay floo
and get receipt uud record the same.
-<->��t9-**fc,
Wc wish to inform tlie
public that we are prepared
to do  Neat,  Artistic,
Up To Date Printing
in all its branches.
Our Specialties :
Statements
Memorandums
Circulars
Envelopes
Xotc Heads
Lctt'T Heads
Mill Heads
Hand lifiU
Calling Cards
business Curds
Law Itricfs
Lumber Hooks
Hank Work
Promisors' Notes
Receipt Forms
Share Certificates
Assay Forms
Druggists Label*
*^v^    THE   FASHIONABLE   TAILOR
HAS located permanently opposite the Columbia House,
Golden, where he will attend to all requirements in
his line, whether it be Tailob-Made or Ready-Made
Clothing. A call for inspection will be appreciated,
as it is "no trouble to shcy goods," and he has a good
selection of all kinds of Tweeds and Broadcloth.
A   PERFECT   FIT   GUARANTEED.
RIVER
LUMBER CO., LTD.
Manufacturers of and Dealers in all kinds of
Lumber,   etc.
a     OOXTBACTOItS    TO   THE   C.P.R.    .___,
C-olcLein and. Bea^rer, 33.C.
OFFICES: - GOLDEN   &  BEAVER
Kootenay # Hease,
Ullock & Barrie, Props.
* " m       B.     C.
c ii A u o i: s
���run-
Assays and Analysis.
Gold, Silver or Loud, caoli ? 1,50
Gold,Silv.eruiid l*eiul,couib!i)od ii.oo
Gold, Silvur mul Coppor  8.0(1
(iulil, Silvor, Lead und Coppor, 4.00
<Vol.1 nnd Silver  1,50
Gold und Copper  ���.'.."io
Silver mul Lead  2.00
Silver mul Copper  2.50
Platinum  8.00
Zinc, Iron und Sulphur  8.00
Bismuth, Till, Nlokel, Arsenic,
Cobalt, Antimony, Mercury,
Lime,  Manganese, llmiiini,
each  5.00
C'oul   (Fixed Carbon, Yolutilu
Mutter anil Ash  10 00
Fire Clays  12.00
Complete Analysis  15.00
lal natoa when Ssveral
Samploa are Sent Together.
TBfTMS���CAaH v/ith Sample.
Cunningham & Harvey
(tuts of Vancouver)
Assayors ami Chemists,
SMELTER,    -    GOLDEN.
All work done in duplicate an 1 guaranteed.
A portion of each sample is put aside for
future reference.
NOTICE.
votick is HEREBY ciVEN that application
*���" Mill be liiuitc to thc Purllamcnt of Canada
uiul to Ilie LqglslttitVQ Assembly of the Province
of Uriiisii coiuiniiiu ui tiicir respectivesonlona
to Incorporate u Company to construct it rail'
way to be operated by steam or electricity from
a point at or ucurCruubruok.tu Cum Kootonay.
ltntlsli Coliimbbi���tbe most northerly point on
Die Crow's Nest Hallway,���thence running in h
liortii'Tlv iliri'ititiii up the Kootenay Kiver to
Canal Flat; thence to the Columbia Luke anil
In a northerly direction down the Columbia
Hiver lo the Canoe Kiver; thence up the Ciinoe
Kiver uud across the Portage to the headwaters
ofthe Fraser Kiver; tlieuce down the Kinder
Itlver to GitCOlllO Portage; thence across the
Portage to Parsnip Hiver; thonce down the
Parsnip Kiver to Findlay Kiver, and up the
Pi ml lay Kiver and ucress the divide to Frances
L'ike, and thence to tbe Yukon, with power to
divert the route of the line north of Ciscome
Pottage either by way of Dense Luke or as may
be found most suliuble on further cxplorution,
with power to build ana operate- brunch lines
not exceeding sixty miles iu length ami all
necessary bridges and ruad.s. Also, to construct
and operate telegraph nnd telephone lines for
the transmission of messages for the public; to
build, acquire and operate steuiu um) other
vessels and all neeessarv ferries, wharves und
d(..i!;s; to take uud use wuter for generating
clcetrieity, nnd to tmilirAit and dispose of tbe
power therefrom for lighting, beating uud
motive purposes) with power also to carry on
the business of a general trading company* of
m\ express company! also to own, tnaiiAgo and
lease hotels, to aei'tiire, to iicc,uirc limber
limits and operate saw mills, for ll.c production
and sale of lumber, and to mii-v, explore ami
develop mineral lands and tooarryonaeenoral
mining nmt ore smelting business, including
the erection and opcrution ef smelters and
concentrators.
GEMMILL & MAY,
Solicitors for Applicants.
Dated at Ottawa 5ihNovember, 1
No Job too
LARGE
No Job too
Small
FOR    US
East Kootenay Pub. Co.
Golden, B. 0,
FI at-ClasH in every particular.   Convenient to Railway Depot snd Steamboat Landtag.
Kates Ken son able.   Free Ham pie [towns.
The Tram Cor leaves Kootenay House, connecting with Steamer for Fort Wstle rrttr
Monday and Friday after arrival of train from the w*��t.
Headquarters for Commercial
and Mining Men.
TRAVELLERS-
e
For Homo Comforts       a
Modern Conveniences   ��� ���
Boat Cuisine in the West ���
Commodious Sample Rooms ���
First-Class Brands of Liquors and Cigars
Go to the
Columbia JtousCj
WM. McNEISH, Prop.
Headquarters for Mining Men.
East Kootenay
Supply Store,
WINDERMERE,   B.C.
OWA^v^*
Groceries, Dry Goods & General Merchandise.   Minui'
Supplies a Specialty.
BEER!
��A/WV*T)
Thc liest Beer In Canada la made by thc
Calgary Brewing &
Malting* Co., Lt'd.
Manufacturers of peer, Alo and Soda Wator
I-hsist on goUliiRCalgary Deer evory time. They
till have It.    Tbe Company's agent for  Bast
Kootenay lu
Un.��t   H.   G.   CAlinON,  Gol.lflll,   I!.C.
Windermere Hotel,
<*****. J. A. Stoddart, Prop.
Choice Wines, Liquor* and Cigars.   First class accommodation.
WINDERMERE,    B.C.
East Kootenay.
Mining Stock List.
Na.mm hk Company.
CAPITA!,,
PAR  VAUIK.
SKI.I,, I'llllB.
Tho Gold Hills 0. & O, Co	
*.'.!,000,000
(1.00
15c.
Knotcmi)', Cnrlboo JI. & I. Co	
*.2,riOO,ooo
(1.00
(1.00
Goldon k Kort Steelo I). Co	
$  750,000
(1.00
50o.
Alliertn & Kii..lenny I). Co	
*.  500,000
(1.00
Knit Kootenny and Klk Kiver Dovolopment k Kx|iloi*ulion Co	
*,    76,000
(1.00
25c.
THOMAS McNAUGHT,
MIXING BUOKEH, OOLEEN, B.C. $tJm^Htt^mmmmmmmam\
Notice to Taxpayers
ASSESSMENT   AT AND PKO-
Y1KIAL REVENUE TAX.
Northern   Division   of  Kast
Kootenuy District.
NOTICE IS HEREBY (ilVEN In accordance
witli the Statutes tliat Provincial Revenue
Tax and all taxes levied under tlie Assessment
Aet aro now due for the year law.
AU of the above named luxes collectable
Within the Northern Division of East Kootenay
District are payable at my office, thc Court
House, Golden.
Assessed taxes are collectable nt the following
rates, viz.:
If paid on or before June 'toth, 1808.
Three-fifths of one per cent, on Real Property.
Two and ono-hulf per cent, on assessed value
of wild land.
One-half of one per cent, on Personal
Property.
on bo much of the incomes of any person as
exceeds One Thousand Dollars tbe following
rates, nainelv: Upon such excess of Income
When the sum Is not mure than Ten Thousand
Dollars, one per cent.: when Hindi excess in
over Ten Thousand Dollars and not mora than
Twenty Thousand Dollars, one ami one-quarter
of one per cent.;   when sueh excess   is over
Twenty Thousand Dollars, ono and one-half of
one percent.
If paid on or after the 1st July, J858.
Fourdlfths of one per cent, on Boal Property.
Three percent, ou the assessed vnluc of wild
land.
Three-fourths of one per cent, on Personal
Property.
On so much of the Incomes of any person as
exceeds One Thousand Dollars tbo following
rates, namely;  Upon sueh excess when thu
same Is not more than Ten Thousand Dollars,
one and otUMjunrter of one per cent.; when
sueh excess l�� over Ten Thousand Dollars and
not more Hum Twuuty Thousand Dollars, one
nnd one-half of one percent; when such excess
Ik over. Twenty Thousand Dollnrs, oue and
three-quertera of one per cent.
Provincial Keveuuo Tux. f3,00 per capita.
P. C, UNO,
Assessor and Collector.
Golden, January luth, ia��8.
J13-8m
NOTICE.
pOURTS Or ASSIZE and Nisi PrliiH, and nf
*-' Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol Delivery, wilt bo holden at the places nnd on thc
dates following, viz.:���
City of Nelson, on Monday, the 20tn day of
June, 11198.
Town of Donald, on Monday, the 27th day of
June, 1898.
���By Command.
JAMES MAKER,
Provincial Secretary
Provincial Secretary's Oillee,
8th .March, 1808. lSintf
131   THK   COUNTY   COURT OF KOOTENAY
HODDEN AT PORT STEELE
Notice Is hereby given that onthol*fthday
of January, la'w, It was ordered by the
Honourable J. A. Korfn, Judge of the County
Court, that James K. Armstrong, OtnVial Administrator of the County of Kootenay, be
Administrator of all and singular the goods,
chattels and credit of Ernest Orpwood of Golden, labourer, deceased. Intestate.
Kvery person Indebted to the said deceased.
Urequired to make payment forthwith 10 tbe
undersigned.
Kvcrv person having In possession effects
belonging to thudecenvd. is required forthwith
t�� notify the undersigned.
Everv creditor or other person having any
claim upon or interest In the distribution of
the personal estate ol the said deceased, is
required within thirty days of this date, to
���end by registered letter addressed to the
undersigned, his name und address, and thc
lull particulars of his claim or interest, and a
utatomont of his account, aud the nature of thc
security (if any) held by him. After the expiration of the said thirty (lavs, the Administrator
will proceed with the distribution of the estate,
having regard to those claims only of which he
shall have had notice.
Dated at Fort Steele, this 271 h day of January,
1MB,
J, P. ARMSTRONG,
Official Administrator.
NOTICE.
N
OTICK Is hereby given that application will
be made to the Loflslatlve Assembly id tho
Province of Uritish Columbia, at Its next session, for a.Private Bill to Incorporate a Com*
fiany to build, equip, maintain and operate a
Ino or lines of railway from a point ut or near
Cranbrook, In Kast Kootenuy. thence by the
moat feasible route to tho St. Mary's River;
thenco ln a westerly direction to the headwaters of St.Mary's River: and also In nn easterly and northerly direction from some point on
the said line a branch line up tbe East Kootenay Valley to tbu neighbourliood of Home
Thief and Nn. 2 creeks aud tbu mine-in that
Tlcinltv; with power to the wild Company to
construct a line from the Dull River Group of
Mines, In East Kootenay, to the most con-
venlent point on the main Hue of the
Crow's Nest Pass Hallway; nnd also
to authorize and empower the Cmnpnny, to
build, from time to time, branch lines to
(roups of mines and concentrators from any ol
Iho three nbove-meutlotlud lines of laihvys,
attch branch lilies not to exceed twenty (20)
miles In HigtflJ with power to build telegraph
And telephone lines, and to equip and operate
Iho said railway aud Its brauclies, ami to erect
and maintain all necessary works for the generation and transmission ol electricity ur
power within the area of the operations of tho
���aid Compsnv; and power to build, maintain
and operate wharves, docks and steamboats,
���aw-nilllN, and acquire water privileges to construct dunis, flumes, etc. for Improving and
increasing the water privileges, ami to make
traffic or other arrangements with roll ways,
steamboat or other companies,and for all other
VMiial and necessary powers, rights or
privileges.
BODVTKLL, IRVING A DUFF,
Solicitors for (be Applicants.
Victoria, B.C., i'nh October, 1897. -in Ot
NOTICE.
Application   for Certificate of Improvements.
TOHO.NTO PRACTION .MIXEU.d. CLAIM.
Tnlte notice tlmt 1, John Meliac, Free
Miner'* Certificate No. 8(11180, intend,
sixty days from Ilu. date hereof, to apply
to the Mining Recorder for u certificate
ol improvements, for the purpose of
obtaining a Crown grant of the nboro
claim located on Bpflllmaclieon Moitn-
titin, Hitmilc in the (Iolden Mining
Division of Kast Koolennv District.
And further take notice that action,
under section 37, must bo commenced
before tho Issuance ol such ccrtiflente of
Improvements.
Dated this 13th day of January. 1808,
Joun McKak,
By his agent Geo. S. IkCartor.
Is the best advertis
ing medium in East
Kootenay;
Contains the latest
news ofthe district;
Is  only   $2*00 per
year ;
Has the best equipped Job Printing
Office  in  the dis*
trict;
j
Situated on Perry Creek,
25 Miles From Fort Steele,
East Kootenay.
tmtmttmm
LOTS FOR SALE
$75 to $150 Each according to
location.
^���layya^-i, gM -   One-tliird (town, balance lu three and six
**��� **�������������.���*���*"�� -      mouths, without interest.
Tempest & Co.,
Agents, CALGARY.
The Quickest & Most Comfortable Route
To South East Kootenay
Is that of the
UPPER COLUMBIA    _ag3
Navigation & Tramway Co.Ld.
International Transportation Co.
Connecting with the C.I'.R. at'Ooldon, B.C., and
Great Northern at Jennings, Montana,
Steamers leave Golden Tuesday aud Friday at 4 a.m.
Connecting at Windermere with Royal Mail St.t_:e for Fort Steele and Wardner,  '
Consignor* will he charged with nil way freight between Golden auil Windermere at which point a Company's agent will be stationed.
Baggage allowance on Steamer lSlllbs. per adult; allowance on Stngo251bs.
per adult. If desired extra baggage can be forwarded by express team at express
rates (10 centsper pound).
Addrcss'ull express care of Upper Columbia Compauy. Golden.
C.   H.   PARSON,   Manager.
Is prepared to do all
kinds of Job Printing  at   reasonable
prices.
���&.d.d.r��ss-
GOLDEN, ~ B.C,
CARLIN & DURICK
General Merchants
*--       FORT STEELE, B. C.
*}V\****a/*v*^0)
Miners Supplies a Specialty.
Agent for the California Giant Powder Coin pay.
LEADING   HOUSE.
Balgarta * Hetel
.Fort Steele, S. C
Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
R. D. MATHER, Proprietor
Halcyon Jot springs
^--Sanitariums-*
The  Finest   Health   Retort  on   the Continent.
Private Hospital under medical superintendence with a Trained Staff of Nurses,
Complete System of Paths, of every kind
and description.
Medical Director���DR. It. fi. BRETT, Baxft.
Resident Physician k Surgeon���PR. SI'ANKIR.
UPPER ARROW LAKE, WEST KOOTEKAY.
Subscribe for �� THE MINER." A   FULL  SUPPLY   OF ���i
- *.-iw,-wi*^i"r.p*����Iw*****
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'**"��� '���*���"**���' bbsm
1 KAST KOOTENAY OFFICIALS
Drugs,  Chemicals, Patent  Medicines,   Toilet
Articles and Stationery,
l-lHCHA��i:i>   FOB   Till*
c
You arc Cordially Invited to call and Inspect
our Stuck. Prescriptions and Private
Itcclpus cavol'ully oomiiouuded,
CHEMIST,
DRUGGIST,
STATIONER,
J*ie-
GOLDEN,
B.C.
LOCAL AND GENERAL
The new C. 1'. 11. time table will come
into effect on the 1st June.
The output of coal in Nova Scotia
during thc past year was 2,'-'00,000 ton.
Work is being vigorously pushed on
the dredge and several men went out
to-day to work ou it.
Key. II. B, Turner went up to Windermere to-day lo hold services undor the
auspices oi tbe Church of England.
The dyking on tho south sido of the
Kicking Horse river has been completed
end a splendid job has been done. The
town will not wc believe be troubled
with floods in the future.
The agent-general of Now South Walos
in London has been informed that the
output of gold in the colony during the
quarter ended March 81 was 82,550 oz.,
valued at ��303,8(10.
Mrs. T Forrest of Donald who has for
some time been on a visit to her friends
at Grimsby,Ont., is expected home soon.
Her visit has been somewhat interrupted by the sickness; ot herself and her
daughter.
"���* Considerable dissatisfaction exists
itmong tho'OTV. R."ampioyee8 ''of l>on-
nid on account of the present mode of
payment by check instead of the pay-
car system. The difficulty seems to be
that they aro not_.iljl'-'.to",get;their",chccks
cashed,
While most of tho Indians from thc
Kyneseen reserve InJCowlohon wero in
Victoria on Queen's Birthday to participate in the celebration, their settlement
was entirely destroyed by lire and an
old woman of the tribe burned to death.
There were thirty littlelbuildings on the
reserve,
Several birthday honors have been be-
iitowcil upon distinguished Canadians
The lion. Charles Alphonse P. Pelletior,
speaker ol senate of C'anail; Hon. David
Mills, and Mr. J. G*. Bourlnot, clerk of
the house, are made K.O.M.G.'s. Principal Parkin, of Upper Canada college
Toronto, Iuib received a C.M.G.
Sir. Otto Abollng, consulting engineer
of the Tangier and Wavcrley mines, iB at
present actively engaged ln"doveloplng
tliese properties, Hoisting and pumping
works are being erected on the Tangier
and a concentrator end tramway on the
* Wavorley, A narrow-gauge railway will
shortly connect tho mines with the
Canadian Pacific railway.
The War Eagle Co. nnd thc Britisli
Columbia Bullion Extracting Co. nre
now receiving electrical power, which is
being supplied by the West Kootenay
Electric Lighting Company, and many
other properties aro negotiating for a
supply of electricity. It is expected that
thin will substantially reduce the cost oi
mining ami enable sonic of the lower
grade ore deposits to b* profitably
worked.
There arrived in town this week a
group of surveyors who are now engaged
in surveying the country between here
and Fort Steele. What the ultimatum
of this may be we cannot tell, but we
believe that In the not far distant future.
a railway will connect theso points, and
if so one of the finest mineral countries
in the world will be opened up to the
advantage of everyoi^s having claims in
the district.
Ill connection with tho redistribution
of the constituencies the following ofli-
cera have been appointed to check ovor
thc voters list and distribute the names
to their proper ridings. Distributing
Collectors-. Kast Kootenuy, .1. F. Armstrong, Fort Steele *, West Kootenay, Q,
A. JIcFand, Nelson; oolleetors, North
Kast Kootenny, J. Stirrett, Donald;
South East Kootenuy, C. JI. Edwards,
Fort Steele; J. D. Slbbald, Rtvelstoke j
It. F. Tolmic, Nelson; A. Lucas, Kaslo;
,1. Kirkup, Hosslaud.
The first payment of hall a million
dollars on the purchase of the Lo Roi
mine by the Uritish America corporation
was made last Saturday afternoon at 5
in the offices of the Bank of British
North America, Rossland. The payment
was in tho form of a cheque, Bigned by
Edwin Durant, business manager of the
corporation, and it was delivered by the
Hon. T. Mayne Daly, solicitor of the
corporation, to Col. W. M. Ridpath and
Valentine Payton, representing the Le
Roi company, who mnde a special trip
from Spokane to receive the money. The
deal was not put through without considerable exptnsc. The entire agreement made by Col. I. N, Peyton with
the corporation was eubled from London
to Spokane.   There were 1422 words .in
the message and the cost was **ii70.
Since then the cabling was almost continuous up to the time of the first
payment,
Mr. (1.15. Smith, our highly esteemed
Methodist missionary, will preach his
last sermon here on Sunday evening
the 20th iust. During his term ir
(Iolden Mr. Smith has made friends
with everyone and was always on tin
alert attending to his duties, no matter
whether it was in church circles or in
the sicli room, he could always make
time for both, besides being an ardent
lover of athletic sports, in which he was
ever ready to take active part. Golden
will bo sorry to lose such a man, but
what is our loss will bo a gain for others,
and everyone will wish Mr. Smith every
success in bis calling and that he may
long be spared to carry on tbo work he
has bo faithfully endeavored to follow,
Mr. Smith will visit the Pacific coast
spending a short time in several places
there with friends, and will then proceed
to his homo in the east and eventually
go back to college at Montreal.
CORRESPONDENCE.
To the Editor of The Mnren :
Dear Sir,���Seeing that our senior foot
ball toam made such an excellent record
at Calgary on tbe 2-lth in the face of
diverse circumstances, nnd our juniors
showed themselves made of Biich good
stuff nt Donald, would it not be an
excellent idea for the people of Golden
interested in sports of this kind to
o* gaiiine and get up an excellent program me of sports to take place iu Golden
on the 1st of July? The.'Donald junior
lootball team will play tho_J.Golden
juniors on that date, and I think we
eoul.l easily induce the senior team to
come at the same time. One thing which
seems to be in the way of their coming
is that they seem to be afraid of such an
easy conquest that it would not bo worth
their while coming. But I think since
tho seniors' Vtsit and victory at Calgary
wo can consider that wo have an excel
lent team. Probably we could induce
tlio Calgary team to come; they would
not be afraid to play the Golden team on
tlieir own grounds. Then besides football we could probably have bicycle
races. There arc a number of "swift
riders in Golden, who with some practice
wonld mako quite an exciting race.
There might also be prizes for the most
graceful lady riders, a young girls' racc;
and tho most comical turn-out on a
bicycle. Last, but not least, a grand
bicycle parade iu tho evening. These,
together with the usual foot races, jumping, etc., and a grand display of fireworks
in the evening should bo sufficient to a
day of sports well worth the while of
visitors coming to Golden. I would
therefore suggest a meeting of those
Interested in 1st of July sports sometime
during tho coming week to organize and
appoint committees.
Thanking you for yourjvaluablo space
Sport.
Church   Sorvlces.
paEsavTuniAN cnuacH.
Sunday���Service at 11a.m. and 7:30p.m
Sunday school k liiblo class at 2:30 p.m.
Thursday���Choir practice R p.m.
Friday���Prayer meeting 8 p.m.
Rev. W. S. Wright, Pastor.
-Methodist ciiunoil,
Service will be held in connection with
tho Methodist church on Sunday next
as follows;  Donald, at 11 a.m.; Golden,
nt 7.30 p.m.   Everybody is welcome at
these services.
Prayer meeting on Tuesday at 8 p.m.
G. E. Smith, Missionary.
NOTICE.
Application   for Certificate of Improvements.
TOBOXTO FRACTIOX MINERAL CLAIM,
Take notice that I, John McRae, Free
Miner's Certificate No. '8U930, intend,
lixty daya from thc date hereof, to apply
to the Alining Recorder for a certificate
of improvements, for tho purpose of
obtaining a Crown grant of the above
claim located on Spillimacheen Mountain, situate in the Golden Mining
Division of East Kootenay Piutrict.
Ami further take notice that action,
under section 37, must bo commenced
before the issuance of such certificate of
improvements.
Dated this 13th day of January, 1898.
Joan McRab,
By his agent Geo. 8. McCarter.
Minister o( Minos and Provincial Secretary
lion. Col. .'..i:iw Baker,
Provincial Mineralogist���\V. A, Carlyle.
Public Assayor���H. Carmiohaul,
COI.ll COMMISSION BBS.
For the Province���\V. 8. Cure Victoria
south District comprising Fort Steele ami To.
biuii*o plains Mining Divisions���J, P. Armstrong Cranbrook
North I) Jul rift comtirishin Doiutld- (ioldcu and
Wiudormoru Mining Divisions���J. e. Griffiths
 Donald
HiSlXU BECORDKIIS
J, stirret    - ��� ��� ��� Donald
P. c.il.imK Goldon
i)  Goldlu       Windermere
c. m. Edwards Fori Stable
M. Phillip** Tobacco Plains
Deputy Clerk of the Peace for North East Kootonay Josiah stirrett Donald
Deputy clerk of the Poaoo for South East Knot
euay���Charles Massoy Edwards,.. .Fort Steele
FREE  MINERS.
Extracts From British Columbia
Statutes Explaining' Fully thc
Value and Necessity of a " Free
Miners" Certificate-No Person Should Attempt Dllniu.
"Without One.
Anv person over 18 years of age. may bo
< laatreo miuur by paying ft lo any gold
commissioner or minora! recorder aud obtaining a corttllcatb good for one yeur.
A free miner may obtain a new certilieate for
one lost on paying |i,
a Iree miner's cortificato is not transferable.
Auy parson or company working a mineral
claim, held an real estate without liconse. may
bo fined f25. Minos become real estate after
crown grunt has been Issued.
Should co-owner i.iil to pay up his free miner1
eertitleiite his Interest goes to his co-owners pro
rata according to their former interests.
a shareholder In a joint mock company need
not he a fret* miner.
A free miner mav cl.'ilm lr-oOxl'iOO feet, nut
all'angles must be riglit angles and all uxeasur-
uient must he horizontally.
A free miner may em timber on crown lands.
A free miner may kill game for his own use
at all seasons.
A free miner may obtain five acre millslteup*
on crown lands In the iorm of a square
A claim may be held from year to year by
work being done to the value of ono hundred
dollars.
Lodes discovered in tunnel may be held If recorded iu Ifi days.
A free miner may on payment of $600, In lieu of
expenditure on claim, obtain avrowu grant.
Any miner may, at the discretion of the gold
coniiiiisHioiier, ol-tain necessary water rights.
No transfer of any mineral claim or Interest
shall be enforceable unless In writing, signed
and recorded.
No miner shall suffer from any act of omission
or.commisslont or delays ou the part of the
government ollicials.
No olaim shall be open to location during
last ilhiesss of holder, nor within i'i months
niter his death, unless by permission of gold
commissioner.
A mineral claim miint be recorded within 15
days after location, if within 10 miles of ofllee
of mining recorder. One additional day is al
owed for every additional 10 miles or fraction
hereof.
ANNUAL LABOR.
Work on each mining claim to the value of
(100 must he done each year from date of re
cord of mineral claim. Affidavit made by tlu
holder, or his agent, sotting out a detailed
statement of the work done must be filed with
the gold cominlssionsr or mining recorder, and
a certificate oi work obtained, and recorded before the expiration of each year from the date
of record of said claim. A free miner holding
adjoining claims, may subject to filing notice
of Ills intention with the gold commissioner or
mining recorder perform on any one or more of
such chums, nil tlm work required to untitle
him to a certilieate of work for ea--.liclaim. The
same provision applies to two or more free miners holding adjoining claims lu partnership,
In lieu of above work the minor must pay 1)100
and get receipt and record tlie name.
We wish to inform the
public that we are prepared
to do Neat, Artistio,
Up To Date Printing
in all its branches.
Our Specialties;
Statements
Memorandums.
Circulars
Envelopes
Note Heads
Letter Heads
Sill Heniln
Hand lilils
Calling Cards
Business Cards
Law Briefs
Lumber Books
Bank Work
Proinlsory Notes
Receipt Forms
Share Certificates
Assay Forms
Druggists Labels
No Job too
LARGE
No Job too
Small
FOR   US
East Kootenay Pub. Co.
Golden, B. 0.
APP1ICATION TO PARLIAMENT.
pUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that appli-
������- cation will he made to the Parliament of
Canada, at the next session thereof, for an Act
changing the name of Tlie Dominion Building
and Loan Association to that ot The Dominion
"'ermanent Loan Company.
Dated at Toronto, this 17th day of November.
A.D., 1897.
MACDONALD, BOLAND A THOMPSON,
2 Toronto Street, Toronto,
n25-9t Solicitors foi Applicants.
NOTICE.
MOTICK Is hereby given that I shall apply for
���*���" especial limber licence to cut timber on
the following described lands I���Commencing
at a post on Middle Fork of Flnley Crook.post
situated 1,800 feet to tbe north of Hardin's
Corral, N, E,| thence running 160 ohatha BoutUi
thence70chains west; thence 100chains north,
thence 70 chains oastto the post ot commence*
mentjeontalniitg 1,000 acres about.
M.   CARLIN.
Golden. B. C,  October 20tit, 1897-
225
Canadian
Pacific Ry.
East via tho Lake Routes
Greatly reduced rates. Steamers leave Fort William:
Alberta every Friday.
Athabasca every Tuesday
Manitoba every Sunday.
Klondike GoldFields
direct via C.P.R. steamers to
Wrangel and Skagway.
S. S. Tarter & Athenian.
Tlie largest steamers engaged
in tlie Yukon trade, specially
fitted for the passenger traffic
having superior accommodation for all classes.
Sailings for May:
Danube May 21
Tartar    "   26
Ning Chow    "   27
Islander    "   27
Pakshan    "   29
Athenian June 2
Cottage City sails for Wrangle, Juneau and Sitka
only.
Wrife for pamphlet descriptive of tlio routes to the
Yukon country, sailing dates,
rates, etc.
For full information and
particulars, apply to your
nearest agent or address
Robert Kerr,
Traffic Manager,
Winnipeg, Man.
Kootenay
House,
WARDNER, B.C.
The moRt comfortable hotel in South
East Kootenny. flood Table. Good
Wines. Good Attendance. Terms
Moderate.
Wm.   Eschwig,   Prop,
Wardner,
Transfer Co\
Wardner, S.E. Kootenay.
-%*���-%*
LIVERY k FEED STABLES.
PACK TRAINS SUPPLIED.
The bcBt stopping place lor freighters in
Columbiu Valley is at
Tom Martin's Hotel
Windermere.
Good accommodation k Moric-ra'e Terra*
First olusu Feed Stal le .
BEER I
The Best Beer In Canada is made by the
Calgary Brewing &
Malting Co., Lt'd.
Manufacturers of Beer, Ale and Soda Water
Insist on getting Calgary Reel* every time. THey
all have It. The Company's agent for East
Kootenay is
H.  G.  PARSON, Goldon,  B.C.
nouncement
Having decided to devote special attention to my
Dry Goods, Grocery and
Wholesale Liquor Business
I am eelling of ray stocks of
Boots & Shoes,
Hats & Caps,
Clothing, Hardware,
jjZwLGm tixc ax
eductions
in price for Cash.     This is a good opportunity to secure
some bona fide bargains.
Seneral Merchant
.ALEXANDER BLOCK.
Mns F�� Gash.
While taking down stock for one week from dat�� I
will sell at very low prices for cash:
Hats, Gaps, Dry Goods, Gents Furnishings,
Shirts, Neckties, Boots ���/ Shoes,
&. Fancy Gauds,
Charles i Warren,
Chold-em., B.C.
C. F. PETERSON,
Tinsmithing & General Jobbing,
G-Qld.e��L,
B.C.

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