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The Prospector Apr 1, 1905

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 ejra-:-  , ui L��a  \*��  '-o,v  ��4-  ,pp   !     ian'.  \/oi. 77.  PORT STPPLB, IS. C,  S-A T LT7?I:>jA V, APRIL J, 1905.  No IS.  . ii  iii\  OUTPUT ALMOST REGAINED  Marvellous    Progress   Made  Goal ,-Creek.  merit, <ppiiis to have  everything  'in better shape than ever bel'oj e.  at' A lai'iu' number of men   are.   em  'ployed,    and     the"   smelter     at    Marvsville will soon be   running  Marvellous progress has   beenjlo -,ts <-���|j c-,ipacity  made  at,  Coal   (..'reek   since   ilie-      ,,      _  St    Eugene���these   days   are  the scene of great mining activity  and from'ihe present indications  it    will   be  only   a   few   months  j when the working force   will   be  IN THE PROVINCIAL flOUS  P  since  tipple was burned on the 1 lib  insi, Hy means of a temporary  tipple the output has been rapidly increased On Wednesday  J200 tons were mined in Nos 1,  :> and (J, and this is steadily in  creasing so thai, by .Monday or  Tuesday next the regular output  of    1800   tons   will     have   been  ! Hammered   at   Dyking   Assessment    Act���Dick  McBride    Downs   the    irrepressible  Member  from   Delta.  iday.     T\u> first   <.l   these was a    BUSINESS OUTLOOK   BRIGHT  motion bv Mr. Oliver to prohibit    tli.- shooiiny. kill'-ng or trapping j Bonners, Ferry will Have Biggest  of  game   on   Sunday.       As   the        r>,,-i       ,   n      ,       ..       .,  , , , _ Railroad Construction Uamp  on   r-i ii no ay.  man.     whethei-  lurgoly increased ' and Hie St.  Euyene mine become the greatest   silver lead   producer "on the.  A    FOXY    RURAL    LEGISLATOR  American Continent,  if is expeciod thai   the  reached.      A   temporary    tipple  for  Nos.   :.'  and   ?J is being built kold   out put D of    this  and   will   be   ready for handling j S nitheast    Kootenay.     wil  doubled   this  year.      This   fact  will be realized if the   miners   at  1!.      C. The|s>liMll not be unduly  burdened by  has ' seen     some''-the   necessary   measures  to   su-  district, ileugthy and acrimonious discus- ;cure a return to the province  of  be!sion in, the House,   and   a   great: some   portion   of  the   enormous  Victoria.  I '     . i '  placer: P"^     week'  coal,in two weeks when the regular'���output   will   be maintained  with the usual single shift instead of two shifts as at present.  The engineering department  and the various other depart  monls have, accomplished a. remarkable feat in getting the  mines into regular running order  so soon. , Timbers were being  set for Xo.'I tipple while the  ground was still hot- and water  was used to cool it. Inside of  three days coal was dumped  down the chute. 'This trestle'is  125 feet long and 2H feet high.  A temporary screen was placed  on this tipple on Wednesday and  now the coal is cleaned as effectively as before1, but with moie  cost to the company'.'  'The'No 2 trestle which will  be over ,'JOP feet long'and tiT* feet  high has, been delayed by the inability of the local mills to  promptly till, orders for heavy  '.timbers. A screen will also be  <used on this tipple. -The railway  track will be, moved,nearer the  creek to facilitate the loading,of  the cars. The "deeps" of No. 2  will not be worked on account of  the heavy grades. The regular  battery of :3i)0 coke ovens ai  Pernio have continued without  any interruption as if nothing  had happened. ' A lot of surplus  slack has been used and now .the j matters  supply is regular again. j  THE   N'EW TIPPLE. i  deal of committee work. As regards the latter, ..the bill fo  amend the Assessment Act, after  Perry crock and Wild Horse get  all the water necessary to work,' prolonged consideration and a  the immense gravel deposits on'number of important amend-  the above named creek's.       ���        | menls in tho interests of settlers,  I was  'reported     complete    with  Among    Ihe   railway   pro mots ,    '        . .,,?       ��� ., ���  ,   ���        , . '    l,    "   .    iamendments in committee or the  now before the Provincial Legis ,    ,   , ���T   ,       .  i,   .     r  "     I whole on Wednesday.   ,  lature   having   lor   their   objecti  the opening up ���f the great > The principal subject of dis-  mineral section of British Colum-!cussion throughout the week,  bin.   is  that   of   -the   Kootenay i however,   was  the   Dyking   As-  isessment Act, which -was  hammered at day.after day, until  it triumphantly passed its second  reading,yesterday (Friday) by a  vole of twenty one to thirteen,  or   a   majority   -of    eight-���the  Central. The opening up of a j  route through the Upper Columbia and, Kootenay valleys from  the International boundary to  mining camps of, the Windermere district will save much expense, ixv.d the long haul  of ore  largest yet secured by   the  government this session, and a very  by boat and rail would be  saved.  by   d red   and   .lion . communi- j satisfactory   proof  of   the   con  cation via the K.C.K.   to Koote  nay smelters.  To Discuss Hay-Bond Treaty. r  viction of the, House that I tie  measure, while it may need sojne  pruning in committee on account  of reasonable representations  made by numerous delegations  from the districts affected, is   in  The  engineering    department jj        egfl WjU. Loan Subscribed,  has been working night and  ciay j  St. Johns, N. P., March :'i0.���  The Newfoundland legislature  assembled,''today.     The  session ?  will consider many important j cussion over the measure was  matters, including regulations |due to the altitude Jaken by  for policing Ihe French shore i Oliver (Delta) and Monro  tisheries; action on the , Hay- J (Chilliwack) Those, gentlemen  Bond treaty, parliamentary ap-(adopted from.the first a position  proval of the Harmsworth pulp- | of uncompromising hostility to  making project, and various j the government over the bill,  bills       relating       to       fishery j It was difficult for the listener to  disentangle anything direct from  tj^0   p,.0]011i,'ed   Hoods  of slump-  LATEST   TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. ;omorv with which lhoy favol.ed  ! the House���unless it   were   that  they considered   if   an   outrage  sums which the government-controlled dyking operations have  involved.  The position, therefore, of  these so called "land-speculators" is simply that of any other  farmer who, being unable to  make his farming pay. has-to  come into town and hire out on  some other job until times arc  mended, or���as in this case���  public assistance of some sort is  directed to the reclamation or  other improvement of his lands  which, he has not the capital to  secure for himself. There are  plenty ol such cases in almost  every farming; community, but  this is fhe first lime these victims to misfortune have been  held up to the public scorn as  criminals, or the government  that tried to succor them accused  of being I heir .accomplice in  crime.  Yet Mr.-Oliver and Mr. Mtinro  ���farmers   both,   and  extremely  As   tin  ; average  ! working-man or employer, hat-  no other day in the week in  ���which he can get out into ihe  country to till his lungs and procure a" Ml tic wild meat. 1he,hardship which Mr Oliver cooly proposed to in Hid' on a large and  respectable section of the community can be easily ^e^ti ma led.  Tho amendment was promptly  defeated.  Immediately   there   arose Mr.  M. Tanner, better knowu'"in  tho  hobbies     as     '"Sixpence     from  Saanick"-- that being the   Island  district which ho represents   lie  was not so much   concerned,   he  explained, with the preservation  of   the  Sabbath   as he was with  .the   preservation   of  the   game,  and, with the latter end in view,  he wished 1o propose an  amendment   that    no   game    bird     or  [animal    protected   by   the   Act  should be shot, .killed or trapped  between   one   hour  after sunset  on Saturday and one hour  after  sunrise on Monday.  The House grinned appreciatively at tho foxy rural legislator  and defeated his amendment as  promptly as it had defeated Mr.  Oliver's.. '        '       '  If is worthy of note, as a  further illustration of "Ihe genuine and deep, nature " of the  interest a 1 rue  Liberal  takes   in  on the New Line.  on plans for the new  tipple.     It  is   now   a  question' of   steel   ov  limber  for  ils construction ai.cl  this will be settled within" a few  days.    Several steel representatives  are   here   to  quote prices. ;  The trestle alone if,built of wood '  will cost, in the neighborhood   of i  $2;\<J00 and if built   of  slcl   ihe  cost  will   be   more   than double  that amount.      The tripples and  all machinery to bo replaced will  Gzar  Attempts   Suicido���Will  Take Harbin April 10th.  "Loudon���Slii0.0n0.6iX)  that the farmers should bo asked  to pay anything to the country  for having had dykes construct-  of the led in their districts. Mr Oliver.  Japanese loan allotted to Lon- I hi particular, was especially  don was over-subscribed within ;virulent: forgetting himself so  one   hour   at   the opening of the j far on Tuesday as to deliberately  accuse the government of   being  American  hi league with "a gang  of laud  banks  New Yorlc���The:  half of the Japanese loan 8150,-  000.000 was formally opened  Wednesday.    The syndicate was  make  the   total   expenditure ox- ! overwhelmed with applications.,  ceed $200,000. Washington���Neither    Russia  Japan  The new structure will bo  modern in every particular and  will have a capacity ol more  than double that of the old one.  it   may   have  capacity   lo   load  war  Paris���An uncoillirmed rumor  the main both fair and necessary I wealthy   ones   at .that���think-'it.  The prolonged and  bitter -'dis- ^-- s.hamejo  brand   these men.  'who have, done their best, for'  themselves and the country  while their money lasted, as  fraudulent rogues who should be  forcibly deprived of the lands'on  which they have spent many  thousand of dollars ol I heir own  money. It is a typical Liberal,  attitude in its rank injustice and  its callous intolerance of undo-,  served misfortune.    ,  Both these two wealthy agriculturists, however, were subjected lo a tremendous slating  by the Premier for their attack-  on their less fortunate brethren.  Mr. McBride's speech on Thursday was not merely a masterpiece of political oratory, but it  w,as a concise and careful exposition of tho moriis and objects  of fhe bill in hand, and a scathing condemnation of the men  who. to make a little political  capital and to evade the payment  of a few paltry cents per acre  justly due to their province,  could both revel in false charges  and public premeditated misstatements, and urge the imposition of greater burdens on   those  t he, w771Ta re'TTntTh a ppi ness of the  foiling masses, that both of the  two gent ieiiion. whose amendments were thus defeated, are  men of the. people," who .have  accpvlrod 'wealth and become  large land owners. Their ad ion  in this, mattci. therefore, a.-,  indicative of Ihe trend of Liberalism in' this Dominion to curtail  the people's liberlio.s and enjoy-  iiionth. becomes doubly signifi-  cent.      ���'  The House rose and reported  progress on I hold II.  Mr. John Oliver's assumption  of the duties of leadership of the  ( 'imtiniK-<l mi I 'aiie li.  The most '.important piece of  railroad news this week is the  fact that the Spokane it International-Railway people are going to construct a wagon road  ,up the Movie to'lhe International  lino. ' There is^a good road from  Homier.-! Fcrrv to the Movie, and  with llie construction of the road  up the Moyio, we shall have a  wagon road from Bonners Perry  lo the International line., a distance of about :!.") miles.  This piece of information is  important at this lime, meaning  as it does thai ' supplies ,1'or - the  construction work of the new  .railroad for the entire distance  will he freighted out from  Bonners Ferry. This town will,  therefore become ihe most im-'"  portant supply point on the en- <  tire,line, and will profit very ,  greatly by reason of these favorable conditions, Bonners Ferry  will be the biggest railroad camp  in .the entire country. it is not  unlikely ' that, the leading contractors will have- their head-  quarlors.here, and the volume of  business "that   will   be   done   in  f ft i * *  Bonners Ferry- in the next  eighteen months will^be some-  thing enormous. It is'not an exaggerated figure to print when  we predict that thorn will 'be  i!,000 "working men in the con-  struction camps tributary to>this  place. ���.Bonners l^erry Hera I'd.  Silver-load Quotations.  j.  Now York. .Uinvli .'it:     .       '  I iiir Silver                 5<i{  r.onci      ���l.au  Copper.      ..        .. c   1")..')U  SpoltL'i'.       ���-.                       o.'STf  London, .March 31    Silvar, '20  l-.iod;  coppur ��(>'   IT.-   (Id:'K'lifl.  spelter. , C2."l  12- lid.  ��12    10.-   il;  3T. EUGENE   MINE  speculators'". Called down for  this on Thursday by the Premier  in a magnificent speech, Mr.  Oliver had the hardihood to demy  having used the expression���but  his  memory (or something else)  nor.Japan   has  asked  President  Roosevelt to assist, in ending iho| was 0,,t- of shaP0' iis >'our  colTC"  spondent, who was in the press-  gallery at the time tho accusa-  riou   was   raad0    (:iin   vouch   for| who had been less fortunate than  lirombl. Petersburg is published I , ,   .       ,, . 11 honnnh-fK!       Mr    MeRiii'ln   did  -.,,..,, ,    tne above   being  the  exact -ex-  tnem&cuos.     iui    aioijiuio  mn  box-cars   aim   open-top   cars   on   to tho elect that the  Czar   made: . , ..   .        .,    i ,int snare his oononents   -ind   hv  -, ���-.     ,,    , ,>i   ^, ��� x i -   ���������,..?.' ��� ...     i nressiou   made   use   ol   by   the, no1 sPai(- nis oppoucni.-.. anci, o,\  two tracks each  and -.slack   cars  on   another   track",   and   one  or  perhaps two box-car loaders will  be employed. The new plans  for the tracks etc., may necessitate the removal of all colliery  buildings from their present po  sition, and also some alterations  in the course of the creek, these  alterations will cost'.sfiO.000'] It  is osfi.nated Iliat the permanent  tipple will be completed in about  four months. ���Pernio Free Press  ':    DISTRICT; MINING NEWS,  jan   attempt   to  commit suicide,!  and   wounded   himself    in    the I  tne above   being  pressiou   made   use  member for Delta.  hand.  St. Petersburg-  -Another- duel  between the two opposing armies  in Manchuria may be on the'-.pro-..  gram for the coming week.   "���  Was hi i ig to n ���J a pain  lias  ro-  Of Interest to Those Engaged in  the   Development of  the  , Mining Industry,   i  Matters iii a mining way are  moving along smoothly and the  silver-lead output continues to  be of a satisfactory character.  Sullivan , mine���The   manage-  neutral power'to beware' 'of all  offers ,of mediation ^from any  government; and to insist iipon  direct negotiations, with' St..  Petersburg. ,  -Ottawa,��� Poster on Wednesday  resumed the .'debate. , on llie  autonomy .bill criticising generally the actions of the government. , , ��� ''���'..  Harbin-���Chinese 'reports are  to'the effect thai Oyama. has s.-l  April lot h as the , dale of  Japanese occupation of  Harbin.  As Opposition speakers in'this  "matter, and their supporters in  j the provincial press, have been  I making great capital on this  J "land speculator" cry, if maybe  as well to "mention what- kind of  people were referred to under  this .opprobrious term. ��� They  consist, practically without exception, of men who have sunk'  largesuins in a vain-.effort .to re-.  claim and render cultivable their  lands, and who, being'at length  drained of the necessary money  and unable to wrest a living from  their property, have been forced  to cease residing- on itpersonaUy  iin .order to earn a living else-,-  ! where Now tin': government' is  'attempting to so1 adju-t. legisla.  lion . on   tho' subjeci    thai   these I t i ve legislation',  was exhibited  the lime he had finished a long  and eloquent speech, even ihe  irrepressible member for Delta  was reduced to the condition of  the man who had not a wedding  garment.  Of tin1 oll'ecl   of   the Premier'-!  remarks   the   large   majority   by  which -the bill passed  i Is  second  reading   yesterday   was   ample,  evidence.    The ���speeolr'was !oii  of ihe most notable delivered   in  the House this session, and   it is  fo he regretted-' that  spa.ee 'does  not   permit   of  ;i,   more detailed  account of if.  vAuot.her. striking example., of  the weH'knowii tendency of the  Liberal parly to harass and distress the masses of the people by  uniio'-es-arv and unduly   rest ric  ,...!���  -,  Ill  1.  Enlarging  Its, Plant���A   30-Drill  Compressor will bo Installed.  persons,'as well as those farmers1'! a   couple    ol    proposed    amend  still resident, on their properties, ' rnonts to the Game Act on   Pri-  From I ho ,Mo\ it' i.c'ii'Ifi  James Cronin, manager ollho  St. Eugene and the .War Eagle  and Centre Star companies is  home from Rossland. Yesterday when asked about the compressor plant that, is to be installed at tho St. Eugene he  said:  '"We have ordered an air compressor from Ihe Jenckes  Machine company of Sherbrook,  Out. It will have a capacity of  :!.nn<> cubic feet of air per minute  and will furnish power for :$0  machine    drills It     will    be  shipped from the   maunfaelnrers  about J une .'.'Oth. and will  be   installed iu July, and we expect 10  have it runniiig 'b^    Augii.il   l&l.  Boilers will also be installed that  will have a capacity of a00 horse  power.     This will i;i\e the mine  a ."id drill ef|U,ipiii''iil.   there   now  being   20   machine,   drill's in.use. ���  An   addition   to -the   building of  (50x( i(.l. I eel, is j low., being   erected.  -\Ve .are get.'ing behind   on development, and in Order lb catch up  we   have   been   compelled   to increases the capacity of t he .plant.  To do-this (levelopiiicni work wo  will probably have to acid nearly  I0(i,men   to the present 'number  employed.    '.Pile mill this mouth  is   beating' all previous records.  (Tp   lo'   March   2-'>n\   the concentrates '  '>hi'ppe:|'    amounted  ,   to  IMiOl I'l.ons. nr an average of  over  100 )���.,.,us i���..|' d;iv."  Market Conditions.  Copper trading''is light, the  only feature boing\ a little improvement'in export demand.  During the past week.' speller  was weak and' the load market  dull.  Parcels Post With Great Britain.  Washington. D.C.. April f.���  The parcels post treaty recently  concluded between the United  States and Great Britain became  elfectivo today. The agreement  is in nearly all respects similar  to the treaties previously arranged with Germany. Denmark  and several other cou'ntries of  Europe. The maximum weight  allowed is four pounds and six  ounces. The rate fixedu is 12  cents a pound or fraction of a  pound in this country and 2s. a  parcel in England. The movement for a parcels po.il arrangement with Great Britain began  many year< ago. and a .substantial increase in postal business  is expected to follow its operation.  Estimates for East Kootenay.  Pinance ,Mmister Tallow has  .presented.to' the Legislature his  estimates of expenditures for the  present fiscal .year. The' following are t lid appropriations, for  roads, trails.aiid bridges in ' this  district.   -       ���' ,; '  Cranbrook .'Riding    .s"i,000  ; Pontic  Riding ; .0,000  1 Columbia  Hiding        7,OU0f:  Special appropriation   is made  for the Klk River road, north of  Michelainouiifs to ��10,000..  P'or   the  Flathead Valley trail  s.'5,0(ii) has been appropriated;;. THK PROSPECTOR    PORT STEELE,  B   0.,   APRIL 1,   lh(C  ,') /.'  ,\h  FORT STEELE  . BREWING CO..-LTD  FERIN1IE, B.C.  MANUFACTURERS and BREWERS ol EXTRA PINE  BEER  PORTER  ESTABLISHED     IM>s.  A.  B. Grace,  PUBLISHER    AND    EDITOR.  THE  ,S0LD BY  Bottled  BARREL, KEG OR  beer for  BOTTLED  family  use a specialty  Outside   Orders  GIVEN STRICT AND PROMPT ATTENTION  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED'  THE PROSPECTOR, is piihlished  *very hatiirduy, and ha^-a-guarantccd  circulation 'liu-ger than any other pnpci  ti Ivust kootenay. It is all home I'rintcd  and contains double the news of an\  ither paper in the distiiet.  As  an  ud\ ciiising  medium  it   is uii  icolled. ,  Jevoted ���o the upbuilding of Fori. Steele the  levelopmeut of the vast mineral resources of  ihe East Kootenay mining district  ���-Subscriptions,  H 00 pi'i- \ ear  Advertising lates made known on application  Joniributioiis lire solicited from nil purls ol tin'  llstrlet, but all unmet Intended for publication  uust have the v, idler's slgiuituie  111  er<-  us  ~u\ .Saturdays.  HhV;  bo^an on Sunday, and therefore  lias f)3 Sunday?.. This will not  occur ag-ain in 110 years.  In the Provinoial House.  SATUKDAY. A I'll 11  \Wb  X'  P. O. BOX 812  TELEPHONE   NO.  J  Port   Steele  Br-ewing; Co., l-^tcf.  >->r^->:  CARLIN & DURICK  GENERAL  MERCHANTS     ^r  Fort  Steele,  B.C.  v .    s. T    %  11��  Agents for ���  i '  Giant Powder Co., Con's.  Massey Harris Co.. Ltd.  [lave  just received  Carloads oC  two  �� FAB AT WAGONS', LOGGING TRUCKS  v , '.. AND DEMOCRATS. .  Plows,   Harrows,  plomenls.oi all'kinds..  Hiiyin��j and Harvesting",Tools, iiti-  Mining Supplies and Hardware.  Dry  Goods  Boots  Hats   and   Caps  and   Shoes.  '��-,  <>'  I  I  HIS Hrilish Columbia- i;ov-  eminent must fully reeoi;--  ! nize   tho   linanciai  honolils to bo  ;dorivod from tlu> iniinodialo construction   of   llio  Kootonn.v Central   Railway       At.   llio   present  time tho l(,ort Steele ;iiul Windermere   Minin�����   Divisions  are tho  editors  of  attraction   in  silver-  lead   mining".       East   LCootonay,  with tho building of the K.C.R.,  will   rapidly increase in population, prospective', mines��� will   become  shipping   mines,   and   the  i immense  timber  resources   will  ��� be fully developed.    There is no  'district in   this   province   which  jean guarantee such an   immense  ('oininuud Irom,I'a��c I.  Opposition, and llio cool indifference he displays to the very ox  isience of the member for l{ost>-  land, who is supposed to bo the  real head of the party, continue  to excite merriment and dorisioti  both m and out of the House.  The Victoria Colonist is unkind  enough lo rake up the classics  for commentaries of such conduct as that of tho uieinbor for  Delta, and says that John  Oliver's attitude towards his  leader reminds it of a pas^i/re in  Danlo's Inferno: -  "To iiie loiivo lliow Ihe task of  spoakni"."  Thoro have been several  oi\uc.uses this week, al which  railway matters were discussed;  but no details are yol, bel'oro the  public. Many of the up-country  members are actively ongiigod  in,assisting the deliberations' of  the government with   the  views  NOTICE.  Notice is heiob.v giv n thai :#> days altei il.He  J intend to apply to tho duel Commissioner of  Lauds mid Works unci (lie Assistant Coini'iis-  -ionei of Lands and Works tor tlic Distiiet of  IChsi I-Cootoiiay lor .t License to piospectfor  foul mid Petroleum on the folloiwngdo'-e! ibed  1 mil situated at the hi.id ol Stanation cieek  mid . id join nig Ujc International Boundary Line  Ulnck l.vr.l. sontli cslcin poi lion of lintisli  (Columbia.  1 Commencing ��t ii1 post planted neni llie  head of Stui vntioii creek one mile north of llie  lnteiiiiitiojitij Uonndai.v Line mid one inilee.ist  of LouisaO. .Macl.en/i, h noiilnwsl eoinr-i post  being the Initial poet of Geoigo O. Ainlis'  chum and maiked Gcoige G Ainhs" noi'lli-  we-ii, comer post, tlionuu south bUchuiim, thence  oastSOchulna tuence north 90 olinins, thence  u-est ij i.'hains to plncpof bOKinnlnp. contntning  MO acres more or less  OoorpaG  AmtJs, L.o<.aioi  John T. Hlurt. Apeni  Locutcd Oe<'<?niber ��, 1901 j  tonnage,  cultural  sources.  in   ore,   lumber, horti-  and     agricultural    re-  On the east side of the Kootenay river frpm'Elko north lo  Windermere, and Wilmer., is a  mineral zone that extends a distance of about ]n0 miles, cover-  ing the largest mineral area in  East.i Kootenay. On this zone,  which by the way is from ten to  thirty���miles'in width, are a large  number of mines that can become producing and shipping,  at once,' on the'advent of adequate and cheap transportation  which a line constructed through'  this mineral belt would give.  of facil  matter  is Mr.  whoise  reason  ucss  on  General Merchandise.  i i  W;c^^^;4;v $-. ^^r^<^p^^pcc^j>^y���^  STRUCK ORE  big  Tunnel.    Mining Experts* say it  richer  and   better.     Maillj iarQG  Ln our  will  grow  Gold Veins are .1us1- ahead and will be cut in  rapid succession.      We  0WI1   the  200 acres  WITHOUT    DEBT.  time no one  those who  through this  The can.p of QuiGrv Fortunes.      Wc fJ"'11 I0(1  acres, with rich Gold   Strikes  all   around.  Gold Veins Discovered."   JOIN   NOW  and  Help Us Dig  Every Share of  Golden  Sun  ownership   in   Lhe   t^oldnold  Colorado   200���total ::"n acres  declared on both would  TWO   DIVIDENDS    FROM    ONE  Stock  ��iv''^  Oil acres and  Dividends  be  INVESTMENT  ��������������-���������-���"�������������  >*����*.�����,�� *H��"��-  .^^^^^..ftHV^  Shares  $15 Buys 1000  x-ffi buys >5.30u shares/   ^JU.buy.s G.'OOO'shares',  Fully paid,   Non-assessable  "BUY    BEFORE   THIS   Pfl'ICR    ADVANOFS  500    PER    GENT  li>������.k��u*n��-����f-4"��>'��-��"������������  ORDER    AT   ONCE  in trie iriiiK-  -subsc'ribetl  the Glieapest J��-nd Best.-^WM ore  ca,sh in the treasury. Tf-ovei  be. rettiriuKl.  ;iai and .liank. liefVtreuco.s  s a,ud  your  monev  R'EMITTANCKS  ��� V-.rA c'l.K '   O  un  Mining & Milling  Idinft DENVER,  to.  COLO.  Fortunate indeed, will he the  government in aiding the con  struction of this road, lor the  financial returns will be ouor  rnous. both to government and  railway company, and what that  will amount to in if very short  can foretell: even  have travelled  vast mineral belt,  and seen the wonderful mineral,  lumbering and agricultural resources, which are second to  none in tho Dominion of Canada,  and only waiting mean's of  transportation to be, opened up.  can form but a feeble idea as to  what the future has in store  for the government, that will  assist iu building a railway,  north and south through tin  Kootenay and   Upper   Columbia  valleys.  * *   ��  As a revenue producing district Southeast Kootenay stands  fourth on the provincial list.  With the construction of the  Kootenay Central Railway, ii  will easily become the bannei  revenue producing district ol  British Columbia.  ��� ��   #  It is understood that Earl  Roberts will pay Canada a visit  this year. If is needless to say  that f'Bobs" will be welcome.    ,.  -mm'.  .Placer minersat Perry repor.  that never before in the   history  of placer mining in  t.li.is; distric  has there been so little   snow   in  the mountains'.    At the  head   ol  Perry creek, where there is gen  orally   twelve   to   fourteen    foci  there is less llia.n two feet.  '*���'*.  ,Tho explanation of the   resignation   of   Clifford     biflon,    b)  Koberf   Fdwards.   the   editor <il  ilaving early action in the  Prominent among these  Shatford (Similkameen),  constituents have no  to .complain of anv slack-'  their member's part to  further their interests by doing  all in their power to secure the  bettor opening-up of the enormously rich country he represents.  ��� Mr. ' W. J. Bowser has a resolution, duo to come up on Monday according lo the order paper  which has created quite a1 flurry'  in Liberal circles���which was no  doubt one of its mover's objects.  In case your readers may not  have seen it, the following is the  exact wording:���  "That this House regrets that  the bill proposed lorbe submitted  co the Dominion Parliament,  granting autonomy to the North-  West'Territories, there is an in-,  terference with provincial rights  in regard to tho provisions dealing with their school system''.  Naturally, the prospect of  having to vote on such a resolution'is a. sore trial to fhe Liberal  soul. , If they support it, they  will have to reckon with Sir  Wilfrid Laurier and his bench  men: if they vote against it,  they will have to reckon with  constituents.  The Man in the Gallery  NOTICE.  Nolk'o Is lioi ebj- (jivcii t lint :ifl days lifter date  I iiituiul to iipply to tin) Chief (Jomiiil<.slom>r ot  I.iiikIs mill Win ks ami tin- AiiKiimt Craiirah-  tloner of l.:inils ami Woiks for rlie Oistucl of  lCiiMt Kootenay. loi a l.lcf-nse to juaspucl lor  Conl mill I'ciiuliMiin on tlic lolloulnsileii'iilwd  lands situated on Klatla civrl; msl noith ot  t lit- Intel national llouniliiry l^lne. Hlofk  I.V.i.;, nnutli I'lisicni portion of ISritisli Columbia  1. Comment ni���r al a poii jilniited near KmtUi  ereelf and about one mile fiom where the creel:  crosses the International uouuilmy (..inc. behif,'  llie Initial post ol Kittle IJoust'- claim and  marked lCltlie Doiim's iioilliivuit, corner post,  thenee south hO ehiims. lliuncc east SO chains,  thence noi th RO ehains. thence west 80 elm Ins  lo place ol bcj-'InniiiK, containing (110 acres  moi't; or less.  Ijoeated Deceinhei 2S, l!I04.  Kittle Doust. rjOCMtor  < .folin T Mluff, AKOnt  ���I. Cotniiicnciiig- at a post, planted north of  and adjacent to Kiltie IJoust'sclaim. beiiiK the  initial post ot W.'J. IJoust's cl.iim and maiked  W. .1. Dou.sl's .southwest comer post thence  north f>0 chains, thence east 80 chains, thence  south 80 chains, thence west bO chains to  place ol beifiunuiK. contiiiinnj? (340 acres more  or less       '- ' l  , l.oculed December 28, 1901  i ' W. .1. Doust, IjOCiitoi  John T. Ulufl, Akoih  :l.   Commencing at a post planted west ot and J  ndjHcont to  W. J. Dousl's  claim, beins  the ,  initial pos-t of Thos. O.  IJlntf  ir's elaiiiiand!  marked Thos. G. Uluff ir's southeast   corner I  post, thence north SO chains,  thence wost SO  chains, thence south SO chains,  thence east SO  chums to  pi.ice  ol   buginnllif,',  eonlaiuing lilO  acres more or less.    Located Sept. 8th, 1'lCM.     "  Tho=. Ci. lilnff jr., Locator  John T.,Hluff, Agent  Located IDeccmb r is, I'IU4.  1.    Commencing at a  post planted south of  and adjacent to Thos. O.Jiliill ir's claim, beiUK  the initial post of John O' Connor's' claim  and  marked    John   O'Connor's  'northeast   coiner  post,   thence south SO chums,  thottcc  west 80  chains, thence north SO chums,  thenco east SO  chains to the place of beginning, containing li 10  acie.s more or loss.  ' Located December'.'*, 1*11  John O'Connor, Locator  f> '     John T. Uluif, Agent  NOTlCf.  Notice is herein given that Uiirt> il��\s.titer  date I intend lo apply lo the Chief Commis  -loner of Lands and Win ks and the Assistant  Commissioner ol Laud'- and Woiks for tUe  Distiiet ol Knst Kootenay for n Licensed  prospect fin Coal and 1'etioleum on the follow  ing described land situated no.ir theheidol  Kind.i creek ami adjoining the International  ntnind.iiy Line, lilock IVJ.i soutneastcrn poi-  tion ot Hi lush Columbia.  1. Commencing at a post, planted neni ICInll*  creek two miles west 01 James OC'onnoi's  noithe.ist cmnei post, being the iniiial post of  ICllled.i O'Counoi's claim and in i| ked Klllida  O'f'onnoi's noithnt'st (ornerpnsi ihencesonili  cigh i y chains, thence east eighty chains, thence  north eighty chains, thence irct eighty clnilns  to place ol beelnniiit'. containing t)40 aores  more or less.  Lor ated Det^aiber .'s   imij  nifli'da O Coiinui'  Lociitoi  JoLn T. Blufi, Agent  il.   Coinmencing.it u post planted  noitli o^  and adjacent to Klfledft O'Connor sclaini, being  the Initial po-t of J, W.  Wltheiop'* cluin: and  marked J.  W. Wkhetop'*   southwest comer  post.        thence        noith       eighty       chain*,  thence uusl eighty chains, thence south  eighty  clnilns. thence m-.| cigluj chains u.  \\,u jjIhcc  of beginning, containing i!10 acre-, more or lesi,  Located net i ml.er 'JS. 111(11.  .1  W. Wnherop, Locatui"  John 'I'  nlutf, Agent  :i    Coiniiiciielng at a pust plaiilctl westofnnd  adjacent to J. W. Willit'inp'.* claim,  being  the  initial   post of Ed win d  .McOulres  claim   and  marked   KUnard .Mt-Guire's   southeast comer  post, thence north eighty chains,  thunci! wait  eighty, chains,   ih��nce   south   eighty   chaiiii,  thence east eighty chains  to  the place of beginning, containing 010 acres moie or Ic-s  Located Dccembei W, 1901.  Kdwaid Mt.Oui.-e, l^ocator  , John T. Ulufl, Agent  1. Commeneiiig at a post planted south or  and adjacent io Kdward McU Hire's claim, being the initial post of Muud mower's claim and  mal ked Maud lilowcr's uoitheast corner post,  thence south eighty chains, thenco west eighty  chains, thence noith eighty chains, thenco oast,  eighty chains to the place of beginning, con-  taming (ill) acies moi'o oi less.  Located Dccembei 2S. 1P01. ,  "      Jfaud nlowers. Loci*tor,  5        * John T  lilufi", Agent  their  $100 Reward, $100  The renders of Uiis paper will be  pleaded lo Ictti-u that there is at least  one dreaded disease that science has  been able to cure in all its stasji-.s, und  that ih CalatTh. Hall's Patarrli Cure  is the only positive cure now known to  the medical fraternity. Catarrh beiu��,  a constitutional tr'eiilnient. Hairs  Catarrh Cure is taken internally, noting- directly upon the blood and niueoiis  ���surfaces of the system, thereby destroying the foundation of, the disease, mid  ���living the patient strength by buililing  up the constitution and assisting nature  in doing its work. Tho proprietiii-s  have so much faith in its euralive  powo's. thai they oll'er One lrnndnd  Dollars lor any case that it fails lo  cure.    Send for list of testimonials.  P. J. CUHNIiY ^ Co., Toledo, O.  Sold by till Druggi-ts, 75e.  Take   Hall's  Family  Fills   for   con  a ti potion.  NOTICE.  Notice t1- heieby given thatllOdays iiilcr date  I intend to apply to'the Chiof.CommisSionei of  Lands anil WoiUs and the Assistant Oommis-  sioner of-Lands and Woikslor the District  of Kast JCooleuay, lor a'Licence to pro-poet for  Coal and Petroleum on'the following described  lauds situated near the licul of Kiutl.t cieek  and about three miles fiom wheie the creek  crosses tholnterniHioniilHoundaiy Line, lilocl:  ���l.-)9.i.'=ouilieastein portion of ilimsh Colum bin.  I Commencing at a post planted neai Ivinlla  Creek, two miles ivm of John O'Connor's  northeast corner post, being the initial  corner post of 13. A. Merrick's claim, and  maiked IS. A Menick's northwest eornei posC  thence south SO chains, thence cast Sil chains,  thence north SO chains, thence west h'j chains  to place of beginning, eont.iiningGIOaere- nunc  01 less  Located Dccembei -'8.  IS.  mill.  i\.. Mcirick. Locator  John T. llliuf Agent '  posl="plafiled north ol  Mei rick s claim being  Piickeu's claim  and  LANDS AND WORKS.  r;\NCKLLATiOX" OF  ltRSKKVK  N'  the' Eyo-'Opener,'��� Culga-ry..,. re  fleets   but   little    credit   to   tin  Minister or Eilitor.  *   ���   *  A   p.v;iili;i.r   t';iet-   that,   in   I i����_* j  OTICK Is lunehy given,that the icseivatioi  establislietl in piii'.suam:c of. the provision-  of the��� Columbia and .Western Uuiiiviit  subsidy Act. lStlti.'- nnt,it:e.s of which' were pill  ished in the British Columbia, (iazctte ,n,i  latetl 7r,h May. ISiKi. and r.ih June lStill, respct  ively, are hereby cancelled. .    ..      ' ',   '  Grown hinds shunted within the area tun  iiracodby l.lic saitl ���reservntltin will lit! open n  ^ale, sell lenient., leasiv anil other di. pnsilii'.ii  indei' the provisions of the Land 'Act." Ilir, .  amiit.hs after the date of lhe.llr.st. piililic.allnii, i  Ids not ice in the Uriiisli (..'oliiniblii ('iaz lie  provldetl. htiiyever. that, in all cast-M whtrre hint)  ti<! so sidd. pre-eiiipleil. leased or ol.lic'rwlsi  lieiuiietl hy, the GovcrniniMit. .'intl are sells,  pienllv found   upon i he'stirvcy of ttic t-tthiiulii  ��� i.d   Western   Knilwuy  i.,'uiii|i,iii.v's   iih.cdi.-,,  i.  lie wholly or In part, ivil hln sil -ii   blocks-,   tlir  lie   persons    so   aci|iiii lug  sueli    lands -slim  iciiuiri!   their  title  l.hei'i:i.u frtnn   the   Knilwm  tun I miiy. who have agreed to ileal   wlib  sue!  ��� ui-clnisers, pi-c-t.'iitpiors. lessees,  inc.,  on   ih '  -.iine terms ami conditions us lln.;  t loverunifii  .i-inilii under Ihe piovlsitnis.of ihe ' l.nnil Act  :\cop! iu respect, io limber lamb' on   the  ��� nin  p.iiiys   blocks, .which   shall   he', subject' In ill.  egiilaliiuiN issued by the Gnmpiiiiy rebillve, |.  <ne  ciii.iliig  of   timber'on   the, i.'iiiiiiiibl.i  ain  ..V'cslcrii Uailivay Land (J rant. " , '  W. S. OOltK.  l/i-ji ii/ Corinliixttiwii r ol'- Lands dr. IIViW  /.jiinds iiml, Ii orkk l),\i .)��� nienl.  ���>      \i\inrin. I..C.. ~;l'd h'ch uur . un/..  ADVERTISE.  THE PROSPECTOR  2 Commencing at a  and adjacent to 15. A.  Clio initial post of Jule  marked Jules l-'ricketl's southwest corner post  thence north SO chains, thence east Su chains,  thence south SO chains thence west SO chains to  place ot beginning, containing (ilil acies more  oi less.  Located December UK, liHJl.  Jules Pncketl, I .urntor  JohnT. Mluif, Agi'iH  :t. Conimeucing at a post planted west of  and adjacent to Jules I'llckett's claim, being  the initial post of Ooi'tene O'Connor', claim  and marked Oertene, O'Connor's southeast cornel post thence noi Ih SO chains thence west SO  chains, thence south b() chains, thence east K0  chains to the place ot beginning continuing  ��� 10 acies moie or less,  Located December MS. 1 HO I  Oei tetio O'Conuo:   Localoi  John T. Uluff. Agent  I. Commencing at a post planted south of  mil adjiicoi I toOcrUmcO'Connor'selaim being  the initial post, of James O'Connor's claim  tud marked James OVnnnoi's noitbeast, coiner post, (hence south 80 en,tins, thence we-a  '0chains, thence north 80 chains, thence ens'  ii)chains to place ol beginning, containing UK)  tcics more or less,  Located December 2S, I'J.'iI  .fames O'Connor, Locator        I  .-j John T. Uluff, Agent  GEARY   &  DOYLE.  -Livenj, ffiecl & Sale Siahlfi.  '.-',L.''     ." rr'oi'l Steele Li.(^   ' ,  trains at.  \ Daily^Stage  meets  ���Y>r't, Steele ,ltincI,ion.  all  S.\ IHILK .S."   I'Ai'.lv'l-IUKSK.'-  ' '���'��� '-. !  I'OIIVII   ill     V !  I     M Mis   \  SIM <"l \ I  SliavingS? Hair Dressing  Parln  ,\Te.\t to1 Strutlitrona iltiiel  FORT    STEHLK,    It.   C.  -.   Kinds  of ll.-tir Work  a  .Speeitt i.\  A.  J. GUliZ.,  PkOPKIJi'l'OK.  NOTICE.  .VOT1CK Is hereby given that ,10 days alter  date, I intend to applv to duel Cominisssioncr,  of Land- and Works and the Assistant Com-  inissionei of Lan'ls and Woiks foi the Disulct  of Hast fvootcntiy for a License lo piospect for  Coal and I'etioleuin on the foilowingdescrihcd  land situated near tho head of Ivintla cieek and  adjoining the tnternaiional Uoinithirv Line,  Illock 13't.i, south eiisteiu portion of Hrilish  Columbia '      i  1 1. Commencingaln post pl.intctl nenr Kiiitln  creek and two miles west of Maud Dlowor't  northeast coiner post, being the initial post ot  .rames Wilson's chum anil marked Jainci  Wilson'.s northwest comer po=t. thence south  eighty eliiiinsp thence' oust 'eighty chiiim,  thence north eighty chains^theiice west olghfy  chains (o the place ol beginning. coniuiiiin;r��4��  acies, nioio or less.  Located December rJS, Wot.    '  James Wilson, Locator  , John T. Mluif, Agenl  2    Commencing  at a  po*t planted north i��  and udjiiccnt lo J.imo-.   Wilson's "claim, beiiij  tlio  initial   postOol   T. IL UooloyN claim and   ,  mat ked T. II. [)ooley'-,,southwesl corner post ,  i hence north eighty ehains, thence east eightr  -ehtiiiH, thence south eighty chains, thence west  eighty chains to the place of beginning, containing (.10 acies more or les*-.  Located rvceniber'J8, 1001  T If. Dooley, Loeiilnr  1 John T  llliuf, Agsru ,  :i. Conimeucing at| a post pl'intorl west ���>  und ndinrcnl to T H. Donley's claim, heinfftli*.  initial post oi JohnOi.n s ebnm tuid iiiarked  John (Jiiiys -,0'itheast corner post, therio*  north eighty chains, thence west eighty cluiliu.  thence south eighty chains, t hence east, eighly  ehains ro the place of beginning, cnntaiuiuif  Glh ncies more or less  Located December-J-!   l'lUl  John Gray, Loci toi  John T  llluff, Agent  1    Commencing at   i  post planted south, of  and adjacent to John G lay'- ilium,   being the  initial   poM   of   IOIi/j   McGuire's    claim    and  maiked r.li/a McCiiurc s northenst cornel post  ihencesonili cight\ chains, thenco west   cightv  chains, thence north eighty chain1-, thence east  cightv chains to  the  place ol beginning con-  laining.filo acres moie oi less.  Located December .'8, I'lUI.  Mli/.j iMcflnfre, Locator  ���"'. John T. Uluff. Agent  NOTICE.  N'otice Is heieby given that thirty davs alter  date I intend to apply lo the Chief Commit-  sionei of Lauds and Works and the AssUtanl  Commissioner ol Lauds ami Works foi Ui��  District of Kast Kootenay, lor a License to  prospect tor Coal ami I'ettoleum on tho follow,  nig described land situated at the head ol  ICiinI.i cieek thi'.e miles north ol thelutoi-  ii.itional Itouiiil.iiy Line. I!lock l.'>l>.'l, smith  e.istci n poi lion ol 111 ltish Columbia.  I. Coininencingat a post pluiiod about two  miles north ot T II Donley's southwest coinoi  post, being the initial post of John Clyne'scliilm  ���i ml inn i lied John Glynn s uouliHt'sicornor post  thunci1 south So chains, thence east SOehaim,  ibeuce north SO chains, thence west 80 chaliib  to place of beginning, containing (III) timet  more oi less.  Located Deceinbei 'N, 1001.  John Clyno, r.ocator  John'P. Uluff, Agent,  ���i.   C'ommencl'ig at  a  post, plumed noiihof  and adjacent to John Clyne's claim,  being  tint  initial post of Lou ilunfs claim  and   marked  Lou 11 nut's southwest coinei post, thence cant  ���0 chains, thence north Ml chains  thence  west  -0 chains, thence south SO chains to the place of  jcgiuuing ct.lit.lining oil) acies moie or less.  ,; Located December ^S, mill. '        v  Lou Hunt, Locator  . .Johu.'i'. llluff. Agent  ... H.. Conimeucing at a post planted west Of  and adjacent to Lou Hunt's claim, being the  initial post of lle.nry Ifreneh'.s claim and  ,iiai ketl iioiiry r'reneii's southeast corner post, ���'  .heiici; .lortii SO chains, thence w, st' SI) trliaiiiH,  ��� ence Snii.Hi S,i cli.inis, taeiice east. Su eliains  o place -ill' beginning,- containing 0-10 acres  .uire or less. .    ..     .  Located 'December -S, MIDI. ' ���     -.  lleiiry'Kri neli, l.ocalor  John  r. llluff, Agt lit.  -   I.    t';,MnineMiriiig ,ii, ;e p.isi.   jibiiii.ed   stuulidf'  .<nil   atljiteeht.   In   lleurj  l-'rei'icli's i liinn.   being  Hie iiiiiuil post of Ji'.hu   linrgiove's  ehiim   and    '  iii'aiki.d ,'inlin ilnigiMVe's iiiirllii.nsl coiner post  Illi'llCt'sslllltll sn clnilns, th   ll'ei.'w.sl    nil   ellMllls,  .lll'IICI! II  till II Ml cllilius. 1 In-Ill  place ot  hegiiiiiiu:'. e.'n aiuh  or 1,-ss.  I.tieati  il  In i ei,.b.-'r..-.-s. I.'.ili  ��� est SO elK.ii  ;���' ���'. lO.lu.r. s   ii  . II  READ.-      , '  THE  PROSPECTOH. THE INSPECTOR.,   FORT STEELE, B. CV APRIL 1. 1905.  i'V  Hi  ��fye $}va&pzct0v.  SATURDAY.  AI'KIL J. 1!)05  To Build Monorail Line.  P. fi. Gruy.-ii inecliiinicu] ei  <i"ineer and brolher of the chie  engineer of the proposed monorail railroad in Ihe Sloran  country and Dr. J. L<\ H. Rogers, a Slociin mine owner, both  of Kaslo. B (\. are at the Grand,  eiiroute to Victoria, where they  go in the interests of the proposed,railroad, capiial for which.  Mr Rogei-? says, has been  raised.  ���'This is to be the first monorail, or single trade railroad, to  he built in tin.' west," ,said Mr.  Rogers yesterday. "'Similar  railroads dire in' operation in  Ireland and Switzerland, and one  has been recently build  between  i i *  ��  Washington       and ,    Baltimore.  The      monorail     is     especially  adapted     10     a      mountainous  country.  '  The   trains "are  supported by one rail beneath them '  and by an overhead rail.    Steam j  'electricity or compressed air may ,'  be i;sed as the motive power.  ���'Two   branches   of    the    pro-'  'posed   railroad   have   been   surveyed.    One survey is from ��� the  end ox navigation oii  the .-Upper  Duncan   to  the   west fori' of the  Duncan   river,   a  distance  of 21  miles.      The  other   line is from,  Kasio up the South Fork for   17 i  or 18 miles.  "11. is a wonderfully rich   mining  country   through which the;  road is to pass.   Mine after mine!  ,of  silver-lead   oic   has been dis-'  covered, and there are vast veins  of low grade ores in the country  that would pay were there a railroad   lo  get the ore  out, of the  country.      ��� "  "'All that remains to build the  road ' is the indorsement of the  government, 'and that indorsement is hoped for."   .  who are interested  on   this   .-ide  of the line will be glad   to   learn  '- ! of  the  extensive   work planned  .   to be done so near their holdings  Mr.   Gloyn  says,   also,  that the  Crp.R R. has promised  to   build  n   a branch line to the wells already  f developed  on   Sago   creek,   but  that there is no immediate   prospect, ol'the line  being  extended1  south into Montana.  -AjJJ!��!i  FORT  ELE  i , ���' i ' "  The Mining Center of South East Kootenay  Your' attention is called, to the  ������Pioneer Limited" trains of tho "Milwaukee & St Paul liu.il way." '"The only  perfect truing in the world."  You will find it desirable to,ride on  those trains when o-oinp- to any point in  the Kastern Stales or , Canada. They  connect with all Triuiwontiiienta]  Trains and all 'Picket Agents' sell  rickets.  Por further information, pamphlets,  etc, ask any Ticket, Agent or"  R.  L. "'FOJiD,       '   11. S, ROAVE,'  Pass. Agent, General Agent,  SPOKANE.'.       - POtiTLAND  The Largest  Mineral Areas,  and the Most  extensive  Goal Fields on the  American Continent  are Situated in  South East Kootenay  Agriculture  Grazing and the  Lumber Industry  are Prominent  ���.     *       ' '  Features of the  District.  SAVE  TIME  ALL    THE     TIME  BV   USING  AND  Dr. Rogers is a heavy owner  in the Silver Glance mine, Bear  Lake district, 2ti miles from  Ixaslo.- A few days ago'a trial  shipment of ten tons of ore from j AL^L,     POINT'S     EAST  this mino'aVeragod ��300 per ton. J   ,  ��� Spokesman Review.  TO  , SEATTLE,   TACOMA  .    AND ALL  Pacific   Coast   Points  ST. PAUL, CHICAGO, NEW YORK,  Will Drill for Oil.  i  vs  (Inter-Luke.) ���>  Jn   the case  of .lo'siah Rogers  the Butie Oil Company,   was  settled   out of  court last mouth  by   the  company   conveying"  to  Rogers all of its oil well and saw  , mill  machinery,   and   this  week-  Rogers  sold  the   same   to    the  ��� south east British Columbia Land  , A Oil Co..'"of the  Dalles, Oregon  Hohn   Cloyu  of Spokane, represented the company in   the   pur  chase.,     Lie says  the   company  owns twelve sections of oil lands  just north of the   boundary   lim  and arc in'good   financial   shape  to prosecute development work.  As soon as weather condition.-  are favorable, men will be in t,h- !  field to determine the   ocation o  j  the first well        . ,  Mr. Cloyn says three   or   foil   I  other   companies   will   prosecut.  work this reason in the .���same lo-i  cality, and he predicts   111:11   I'm- |  oil lines, once detonniiu d on th>  Canadian   skle,   will   speedily b-  followed    aoioss    llie.    line    iutr ,  Montana.        The      I a rye.-, t      oil'  springs   ar"   on   Sago  crook,   a j  tributary    to   the    North    Kork j  of        the Flathead       , riyej ,  about seven miles north of. the  line, and the small amount of  drilling done in that.... vicinhv  have shown good results. -Those  Palaco, and Tourist  Sleepers, Buffett  Library Cars. Modern  Day Coaches.  Dining- Cars,  MEALS   A   LA    CARTE.  The proposed Crow's Nest and Golden Railway will pass  through Fort Steele and Tap the Greatest Mineral Belt of the  District. "��   .  Choice Business and Residence lots for Sale  Best, Meals   on   Wheels  2 KAST   TKATN'S O  KAST  AND Wi'lST DAILY    ^  For  lull  piu'iiouhirs.   rutos.   folders  etc., will on or uddross.  ,     S. G. Y WKKHS, G. w.p. A.,  Se.'iUlo. Wash.  H. BRANDT. c.i\ &T..\��� Spokane.  If You Are Not Particular.  Apply to  R. L.  T. Galbraith,  iwnsite office.  #  Headquarters  for   Mining   and   Commercial  Men  The  NOIICE.  'Sixty diiys iirk'1- ,,!llV- '��� hiiend to  apply'to. the. C'liiof Commissioner of'  . Liniiis und Works for permission to  purchase, tin-, following described hind  in Kast- k'ootciiiiy., for .pasture. Beyiu-  iiiiio- at a posi. plant.ed on l.hc liort.hei'n  lioiim'lary'of hoi, .14, ill, t,lio.southens'  eorncr of .1 Vol, ��� '"OD.'J. Uicnv.e north 20  cliains l.o t.he. north oust. Corner of Lot.  TOO.'!. thence e,isl/-IO eliiiiiis..t,huliw. south  l'Li'.liiiins more or less lo the northern,  l):Mirida,i.'.v "f l'"t Hi. i.)icii< c west-along  i ii.- n iri.lierii'I'i.'Mii'liiry'of Lois 10 and 14  ',.,. ,.!;,,.... ,,r -'n'lfi.i.iiiu.:- i-o:.taiiiin��- SO  ii,.- ��� .- i.'on,'. or lens. ���  |)..|-'(i at. \Voir<'r.-i'l��.March IU, 1905.  II. W. HAIMt  Dont. travel over i.lio Illinois Central,  is any old road will do you and we dont  ivant your pa!li*on:i!>e; but if you are  ���artiuular and want the liest and incur  j have it. asU llie ticket upent to route  ouvia  the   ILLINOIS   OKNTKAL.  '.lie road that runs through solid  vosti-  uile trains between  St.I'aul,   Omaha.  'Jhiciiao. rfi. Louis. Memphis  and Now  .Irleaiift.  No aiMitional  eharye  is  iriade for a  oat in our reclining elmir  ears  which  ire lined with lavatories and  sinolcinf;  rooms, and have a porter in atf.en(lan��:e.  Hate-, via llie ILLTNOTS ORNTKAL  ii'o tin" lowest and we   will   be  triad  lo  quote  t hem   in   connection   with   any  Iriinscoiitinental line.  B. 1-1. Tkumih.tll, Commercial Agent  142 Third St., Portland, P'.".sroiK  .1. C. I.INDSKY, T.F. & P. A.  142.Third St../Portland, Oregon.  P. B. THOMPSON,   P. & P. A.. . Kooin  l,,Colman Billy., Seattle. Wash.  Hotel  (*  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks,  DESI6N8  Copyrights &c.  Anvono'snmllnR it Hltotch an'd'de'ncrlnl.lon mny  qnlclily iisiiorlnln oifr opinion free wliollior mi  Itivdiitlnn Ih priilnibly pntontablo.' C'nnnninlra.  (liiiiHKlricMyRoiilldcritlnl,' llnnelbciokon I'ntiiiili)  buiiI In.-o. oldOHt./iptMicy for Hccurlni,' patontn..  I'nleiilH l.alten lliroiicli Munn ,V Co. rocelrc  fpmlal notice, wllliou' cjinnro, iu tlio  A iiniHli"prii<!ly Illustrated wenkly. Lnreost clr-  ciiliillon <pf any m'Icim llio Jimrnal. TcrniH. f3 a  year: four mouths, (1. Sold by all nowHdcaler*.  MUNN &Co.36,Broadwa''New York  Branch OlOce. ��FBU WMblaetBD, B. C.  All    Modern     Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C.  Large   Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  Hooks and Periodicals  Billiard Room  Fort  Steele Cigar   Store  -    J, TABNHAUSER, Puop.    ���  ���1-Irl"l"l''l"l"l-I'-1"1"H-'I"M I ���l"l��l"I-fr  A Fine Line of ,.  Cigars, Pipes and Tobaccos  ���   KI8H1NG   TACKLE   ���  4-I-H"I-I-I"H"I"M"l 1 I Ml I-l-I-'I-  T.ojrs,   Books   and.   Stationery  i  REPEATING RIFLES  No matter what your ideas or prt--fc::encca  re about a rifle, someone of ciyht differ-1  n't'-'Winchester models will surely suit  you. Winchester Rifles arc made in ail  calibers, styles and weights ; and which-,  ever model you select, you can count on  its being -well made and finished, reliable  in action   and a strong, accurate shooter.  I-'HEE   Send your name and address   on a postal  (:'     card   for   oar    lt!4   page   illustrated    cataloct.  WINCHESTER    REPEATING   ARMS   CO,  NEW HAVEN. CONN. THE  i'KOSPECTOll.   KOHT .VJ'KKLK.   Il   i'.     WKTI.
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1    LOHA1    WFWR.   i i?
-: M4iiiiiuiiiiUAiiiiiuUiiiiAiiiuii*»uiiaUv
Cnas OougJa:--, \Vjmluor, w;h ,1
gue^t ai the Imperial Thnrsday
li. (>.  !tiohnrd>.oii was ii]i from
Bull river Tlni'-sxlav
t    H
CAPITAL [p;iid up)      - $3,000,000
REST ACCOUNT       - ?3,000.000
eeicl    Office-Toronlo.
ann Bank ol commerce I
3 '.
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{= A(;i;NTS    IN    UliKAT    m:iTAlX--U.,wls   Italik     ."'   I nmlunl   -'•',., rj '"'
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5. - 2
P| \ tiiMiei'iil Jjiiiikinj. liii-sine-.-. Triiiiiiie'i'il. r, ■ *
S' '5 /
K     J),    \ku! 1*i    went    1 <j    lii-si? Saving"-. IHmiiIc De-pa rimem —• 1 nieivst allowed on deposits
I '.ml   iji C.i|,il!il ir-fi.TtKUWi):  l!cv.'r\e Kunil W.oOO.OOO:
Ti.i nl lle-ourf.", 3,M ,1)00.00'] Nov. ."10!Ii,  ]ii()4.
liiiufou Of I leu; 0(1 I umbiii'J Sticci.  V   C.
Nou  \ ni li (illnv:  I(! r.-vchiiiicu l'lace
An I IJ-i hrnirhi'S in C.'.'iri.idu and tl"j ITnKed St ill i-"*.
Cherry creek ranch Fritlav
';?   Cranbrook Branch. j. \\ m. piNKHAM, Manager.
£. ,:   Cranbrook Branch.
F. G. SV1ALPAS. Manager.  %
. nage r-oi in was. lioJcl'ii" court | 3UTJtrJiJutnJUTKnJirui^ij-iJi^
ai Cranbrook  luesduv. ,       i .  __ .   .     	
*", l.'rt'.V*,,!,     4V mJ  ,V  S*    ,/L   >,    v\   ^,    ** V    V    %*_, ,A   w
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S *.;«->!;*■-<,-=■>« S-$H**X» *
I'.OK.s— Ai   ShHi'   WVdni'sd.iv
Trout arc  biting   i'reoly   llie-n
TfiE.MASTER MECMAMC.-.-     '""^     <i'<«.V ^ i 11  1 ill'   KoOtClia.V   m'n,
r^ui'ier-.'ipon'imeu   HreeS«t»|.   ..-  .iifsuio*    |        .Judge I'Dl'lll       U:is bidding ,. , .   ,,. ,
^o-i-je. •Albert ToUtt.«oap fo..Mfn. iloatr««t n ^ if^)(!! ( ^   },',,,.,, j(,   p, j(j,u " ,   ''1     * • I ••■'H     Hill!     Miss    SMplfs
, to the wil'i' ol Mi    1)    Brainier   a
i son
las I-     K%   I P   r-i   f?\      1     «sa
North Star Lodge
^JitfSkf' "n   ,n Tobacco I'i'un
t "l",l Mill . >wi."      \\ el i'   S| l'<     ■'      M-lli'l's
l!.'-i!'i!i  Scutt   Ntartcil'  <j>i    iM'i  'l,!1 'l,l""""«'«\
by \i* or
local (lu.'iler.
NO. 30.
lit'OfsiC       Scot
,inu     Alb(MI
IS ti-fi wltlo.   1  IV.-l lilffU lilfluclIiiK lilu^us nml lnt< 11,  '........  .: .S3.00 ,
10  foul  ulito,   i  loci   lil^li, 1m lulling IlinprcH nr.il l.ilcli       0.50
,.      ( ' OMtor ui/A'h in pro;>or(i<iii. ,
THE   PAGE   WIRE   FENCE   CO. LIMITED,      Walkerville,     Montreal,    Toronto,     Winnipeg,    St. John
I'., Ki.-'hiuu aiiu   Mi-,^   lv     lie     e-. g. PRIOR est, CO. Limited, Agents, VANCOUVER, VICTORIA aad KAMLOOPS
l.iiiit    ajiil    m-km      w.'i-i'     Siccla,
s'.^i'-iu'.^ .sinnla\  i:K>l -- • - , -       -   . —-— -- --------     -- -  ---    =—-.---=.-_=.       -==-.-.—.-_ ^~v---
rliank> wore   at ('j-aiilir<H>k Tne-.
idav mi i)iiiiin>'5>, , '     ,
A.  F. AND A.  M.       G.  Ft,  B. C
Keeular   meeiinjt'.—list   Tues-da.s   In   '-'oC),\
month nt elcht o'clock.     Visiunsr Hrcinern nrt' l ~ "~
cordially invited. '    , A   laruc   number   of   Stcehte^
Elk River Lodifc.  Pernio   leirul-nr  m*'"»tMif.".    were     tl!      C'r.'lIlbrimU     ilt t (MKlitlli
Aiiilrew   Ncuhir   ri'liir'ieil    l''ri
iliiy trom ,i nii-ine-.- trip In 1''k1i
held llrst Friday oi each icouih
, Cranbrook Lodse, Cranbruok. re^ul.u  meet-
intrs held on the third Thursday ot ouch month
H   i   C'i.ahic. Serreiary,
^fiiJi'M'•' iWtiVrY«Vc «Vr'rY«'r «V cVVVViVrYiVi11 «'«V^.
1 court on   1 msikn
Mrs. J   'I atMiliiiuser   ami   Mr*
The ivy tilar'itioti'ililv mecliiiyj
of North Star lAui.^v, A I', ^ A. \
M    will   take   place on Tuesday j
il   Pra>or were visit.iiy-UI rnl!l.   <'veniuo. noxi
brook Ttiosd.iV. "  ~
NO.  125.   It. A. M.
Rocky Mountain Chapcer |j>t   A  It   ami Tom Kertwick   \vert-(
|: ar ibo Bnli ■•\-oi- inm  mines ihi>'
s-  week.
FORT  STKKMi. K. C. 5;  , 	
Rerrular meeliW*:—-'nd Tul>- |j' 1:' :l »J!1« lno«s ih;,i he bill
clay in e'nch month 'itt evibx. >.^h^ wrong he can ailnrd to m-t
o'clock. , fj-.aiiiMV
;. i
Sojourning   (Jompaiuon- ai-   £.      ^Jr     an([   ^lr„     -tV      -j^_    Liun'K
cordially invited. , ||i Cranbrook.   m>iv  a"
H. M. Burrow. Scribo K.   5] J Sunday last
<teoio   on,
(JRANIiHOOK.     -     I ;.C-.
'Jeocge   Scoit  ,is   tiaunim   on
buyiny a lierd of 27   fartlo   froir
.Mrs '.John Cialbrairh.
.1- W   F'euuwi and V'ic  Kollins.
'Cranbrook.   were   "eyi-tercd-  ntri
(lie Imporia! Sunday last. v
A 1.00111 Salesman for Fort Steolo
and Surrounding- Ccnmtiy to" Represent
Yir^   'Canada's Greatest
jfer-5?!    Nurseries' ' s~
Xowc-bt variotie.->. and ipci'ialties
In .IJjidy l-'miii, Snuill I'Vnit-..
fel'.rul^. Oi'iiiimiiiitaK.' and Ito-csl
A lierinannni Hituation.i-and u-rri-
tor\ rp-oi-vcd tor the i'ii;bi iiiiin.
Piiy-i\ijok!,v. HjiikIxOido Ouliit tny.\
Wi-ile fcr p.ii'liriil.ir-.. and -cml 2o
cent- lor our pocket luioni'jv'oixj jiwl
ihe tli111«r to use in ovjimiiiitiu■. lvc.--
and olaiit- for mscuN.
 j   , T.   -Mercor    loit   on    Friday's'
'< istagu for   Golden.      tic   expects j
G. W. F. GARTER, B.G.L.        !to work on the K'ooionay CJpiural '
Notary Public of Hrdixti  (Jolumbio  sni'voi'-      ' , i
Oolloction ol aci'OlliiK :it t cil'it'il "- Ui.
Audi tin"; and kocpin» ol books do'nc
witli dispatidi. (Jorre&pondewc solicited. •    '
'G. AV. V. C'AIJ'l'KIt, Porl Sluulu. It.'c.
isAumsTKii, solkjitoi;
Cranbrook,   B C
•\<-> ■_■  .
THOMAS    iVl c v I rr T 1 K
R.L.S.   &  C.B,
'      Fort, Steele B.C.
Foht Si'KKI.i:  Di-.vh.opmv.m hVMIIinil I.II
138 I.oiulonhiill .Stro"t, IjOikIod. Kiml.uul
Provincial    Land   Surveyor
STOXIO    cV    W'RIjIJNt-i'l'OX.
«? «.
l''i)iuiiUl Ntii'soriv
(Ovrsr S00 acres"
l'1     Kulioii,,  an   old  time pros ^
pec^or    who    was    hen; -in^t-he ! ♦♦♦♦♦.♦♦.♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ I
earlv sixties, rotunjed  to< Stpeio 1» _ _i    ''_ _
Tuesdav      o '^.        '        .----•-   -----     -. -   -     -.--
ok™k,|!;^^^   **™«
GONTRftGTOR     am5)    BUILDER i
O. S   Cliapiii1.   Calgary. I'opre  !
sentinsr t-he   McCornuu-k   Impie-i
.,mout.  Co.   was.iiutown "Wednos;!
day. v
Local new* is scarce just now.
but. w,j .shall bill in heavy when
construction i^ commenced on
the K.C.K. li.
Constable S. 1J. Hoskius 'has
been gazetted a.i a clerk in the
oftice of the government agent
at Cranbrook.
Albeit Hauk.s, ropres.enling
the L'erry Creek Placer Miniim
Co.. was a'guest at the Imperial
Constable Joe Walsh, Carl
Smith. R. Pra&er and several
others were attending court a'
Cranbrook Tuesday
Pauline' Lindsey    and    P.   ( "
Winkler oi'  >7^1son.   and tla,ri\
Bria-gs of Victoria,  were gnosis
at the Imperial Tuesday.
«fe|   [       '   , UALCIMINTN-C iinil l'APUK  HANOI NO
I1 •'
?Fi,r ' All    work   promptly done:
WHOLKSAl.li;  OUAI.KH  IV        '  \   ^V5r^<      '  ^>
*? 'oj*-."*-'^!-*-'!^"-*"' ,*-T*C.♦'>!-♦'    ^■"■o^.'A'"'-*J<,"J,^?>1Ti**>_''*- <il*v	
~^3> a
importers of FOREIGN  LIQUORS.
Cranbrook,    13. C.
Lord Roberts has cabled that
he will attend the Dominion fair
at New Westminister and make
a speech.
"Uolden Klof•(■•(»" and '?ianl.n" Miiu-ral
sltimtc in llio Fort S"Pk Mtiiij Or.i-nm "I
!• »ai Kooieimy Diiinct
'A'here lotntp'l     On Lf>« i- i'n ,•„
'    Judsre  J.   W ' Phillipps. Spi'i
• kane.   was   in   (own  Wednesday
looking up minimi businoss.    Fie
is largely interested in  Flathea '
coal lands.
C.   P    Pownall.  Pish    La Ice-
i-ikpnotice thin r  .i.un-s a. n«ni,.   ' f • I wa..   in   town   Tuesday,     lie re
".' iiur's CertitlciiK.' No    -m3n.V.' :n t.nfr ,'or ni^    j ,,„„.,. i,.. .,:„., :, , 1..11.-..1 ,i   .-.-i>-,-,,-.i n.
,.    , i.-.ii.     c_- .-„   ...v, I-m    ' uorts Having iiisialieu a piimpin;
-, If nail as iii'ont lor V. Illl.nn 5-   I nrsyth I   M     , ■ ,  ., 1 '    ,
ii;h«2. i;.-orS.'H st-oti fmc  m:«-.i  A't-r    plant   on   Litlle   liull   river    ic
■Mutz, f m.c   nrttxi. .VIis Fiuiison   r .\i (   I irriirati ntr ])iirpose.s
n:\U5.Thomas H. I'.ea. F.NM' HT'.O-' WiMnu
R.' dona, F.M.C. H~i:W> ana UKi'iiliaiM -Luhiliri.
KreeMiner:.sCertlllciitiiNo.n.737lR. jnicnii. sixty
��� tiiya from ttxj,.laic.horeof. loupply to Un'..Mining Recorder for a CortiUeiiie of Improvement1.
r,,r th« pnrposo'of olHiiiiilnp n Crown Onirct' r,!
.•iu:h of the niiovf: claims.
And further titke .notice i but n.ction ur;(i"r
yi'i'.l.lou :IT, inuHt t>« L'oniniii'nei:(l l.ui'ur,: ih,: iisii-
niirii Of Mllcll Ccrtllljilltf: Of llil|l.-OV,:in,.-l'it.-.
Dnt.eil this First. (jii'y.of Fcbrimry. A.IJ. I'.itin.
>1 ' . '-.'■■    ■'..I-aMKS A. -IIAIt'yK.V.
''    The-
♦ .
*>^        IV    \il
6     •
V;    B. W. WERDEU, Prop.
j* j ,   fffl& S-7 '*? '^^"^^Z? '£? '£? '£? '£7 •£? *£? ;^7^^
U  ..   ^N
v liAlS? .„.. .,
•♦•;: /»
"11 CJS    511
I*, i ii/
Wfe. s$X& ^
*H        (t_jzlL_fii. il-j-^i,—":
7 i
♦       Bar Pumish&d   With   the   Best     -^
Excellent Table and Good Sample Rooms
..On Wednesday n^ght. sever;;j
flru'n'lion rowdies- 'urnused" tliein. .
selves, by. .sounding -the five-'-
,tlarrn-and crying lire. They are
kiiown. :itid il' it oeeiirs again;
ihe rnnlL'-.y will be referred to
t.lie Stipendki.rv A-Iagistra.t.e.
. >lcclian Ics,  l-'nniiL-i's. Sporlsincu !  .
To   li,':ii   :iii,l, hoin'-n   tin-   »l(ln   iVrt'l ' i-isniov;
Kl-.-.;,'-.'-.   ol)   ulifl   »list,   stuiiis.   |,n iill    nlitl ^lirl I
i-lr.'il!-,; Tin-  "iM>i'tl':r--Mi'i!h>iiii,-V   "J'n I-  So.n
•Ml,.-, I -|-o'!,.] S,,-;|, i.!<:    Mil-,
i^^^>  Three & Four Year Courses
j]^^ in .V.'iinnc. Chciin'cnl. Civil.
S/tj/ ^/^ \*ul ' ^I'(lln"'<'"1 '-i"(1 Klt:clrii-.-il''.
t\   V/V/^vl KriKlnecrliiK.
r-i ,-,  • r,i   •    .i      rv      .    ,->i       ■    I  Sv^KV^^w^F    Mill' i nlr-tiy':iiiil   OeoUr:v,
Everything Strictly Fnrsf, Class , ^^0^W  iiir,i,Jey i.,,,1 i-uhiii,I(,ni.h.
Wi-ilt for cali-iHlar to
Geiii'eral Merchant AMD
.. S_,ic|».»or Dealer.
Neat door to the Prokpertor
AtTilint*.-(l to •
'Phi' Secretary,
School  of Mining,
Kingr'ton, OnU
"^      Maiiufaieturer of till Kinds of Luinlier,       A large- a.ssMt-i ■ :  ^
n."- . a lent of'seaKdiied Ijiiinber a.nd bhingles a.Uya.ys
~: on -haiiul..
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oiiiisi^nini'iil     ot     l-'inu-y    (looils
l-\i-i- lirou^lil i'il(> Ihis district, .inrl   wis
riin «un Mu-niijsi ki.stidiims.    Our lines
arc i*cimph>ti' and is willioulo iloubl   tin-
s   must si-loct in Soui-liiMsi   Isoulomi.-\.
We have everylhing in the way ol
Doiis Books, Toys, Leather Goods,
Dressing Ceases, Pictures ami Toilet
L\'ei"yi luiii; l hat you or I he children may waul.
When in Town Gail in and See Us.
; ."■■■■ '".;■ -The Drugg-Ists. ^
^.     CRAiMBROOk, .B.'-.C:'"'"
T. ROBERTS. Proprietor.
Fresh and Salt  Meats Always Ou  Hand.


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