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Array Library of Leg Am  ���j :-. i /-���.  Vol. IO.  PORT,STBPLP, B. C, SATURDAY,  APRIL IO, 1904.  o ie.  KOOTENAY MINING   NEWS.  ItemB of Interest from all P'arta  ,    * '    of the District.'  i  Slowly' but surely Soulheasi  Koolenay is growing in importance us a n i( i ii i ng d i s I r ic I.  ��� Wild Horse creek  miners . are  taking advantage of  the  abundance of water to push operations  The   Great.   Northern    mines  will   erect   a   -10  slump   mill   on  '   their.property'at Poplar creek.  Development hk slow in Ihe  . copper district ol' Ihe St. Mary's  river, but what is being done  shows to a certainty that there  are large copper deposils in that  district.  Work  is   to   be  resumed   this  spr-ng   ul,   the   Poorman-Tiger  group  ol'  mines, on Wild Horse  creek  divide.-     The property is  '   owned by .John P. Larson.  ' The Imperial Coal and Coke  Co.'. a Montreal1 company, capitalized at $4,500,000 has beer, admitted to operate in Brili'eh Co-  '* lumbia. ���'   ��� ��� l-  Capital'continues le; come'into  Southeast Kootenay lor invest-;  ment in the oil fields of.the Flathead valley.  That the   Gold   Creek   Mining  'Co.,   in   the   Bull   riverdistriot,  will install a milling plajil  on its  properly this season there is   no  ...lojlger any doubt.  Australia has produced   up   to  the end  of   1003, the  enormous  ��� aggregate roi" ' *? 1,^15,750,1-15 ' in  gold.  ��� In the. mines of Great .Britain,  .'including the mining of metallic  aiid non-metallic products; there  are employed' tinder and above  ground'WO, 000 persons.  ��� The production of silver in  South. Africa for L903 was but  475.070 ounces. f There ' are no  wholly silver- mines, in South  Africa, the silver being extracted mainly from gold ores. *  Work on placer properties,  situated on Perry creek is bahig  pushed, and considerable machinery is being installed.  ' Another rich' placer country  has been discovered. It is on'  the 'Nahaani river, near Ihe  junction of , Laird and. Dease  rivers', iu northeastern Brilish  Columbia.  Since lirsl discovered tho  Payne mine has shipped 50.000  ton's of, ore valued at over  $3,000,000.  The Payne mine is shipping-  its zinc -ore to Antwerp, the  Ivuuhoe'to'lola, and the Bosun  will shortly send its product, to  Colorado. The Lucky .Jim, is  '.expected to be the largest zinc  shipper of them all, and will  likely export, to Kansas ���Koote-  naiau, Kaslo.  Since its discovery, and the  construction of the Crow's Nest  Branch, the St. Eugene mine has  shipped, according fo the mines  report, approximately -hJ.OOO  tons of ore valued at &1,130.000.  The North Star, at one time  the largest dividend paying mine  in British Columbia, has shipped  37,000 tons, valued at * 1,750,(100.  bou, and will return early iu  August, again racing'across the  ocean.  - This is a-par!--of- th'* com pre  lien-iive scheme for the improve  .neni of,Ihe niivy worked out bailie'genera! board, of which, Admiral Dewey is president It :.s  intended further to impress the  world with the serviceability of  American naval ships and develop any weaknesses that less  severe -tests have failed to reveal. Oivhis'way to Etirppe it  is probable Admiral Barker,  commanding the,- squadron, will  i nee I the Brilish North Atlantic  licet, which is" to be soul racing  across the ocean in a similar test  of siieed and endurance.  KOOTENAY CENTRAL RAILWAY  Sverything   Points   Towards   Its  -'   ��� Immediate Construction.-���  ASSOCIATED BOARDS OF  TRADE   MEETING  Unanimously Approve'the Lead  Bounty Memorial to Dominion  Government.    \   '���  At a meeting of the Executive  council of the Associated Boards  of Trade of the Koolonays, held  ;iil Nelson Aprjl l:!lh, ii was resolved; -'thai the Associated  Boards of;,Trado of eastern British Columbia, iif convocation as-  -einbled. da hereby endorse" the  memorial of the Associated Silver-Lead miners and the smelters of. Brilish Columbia, recently  lorvvarded'to the Dominion Cov-  ern'menl. ,  Representatives of the following boards were present. Rossland, Trail, Nelson,. Kaslo,, Fort  Steele,-Cranbrook.and Moyie. ,  It..was also1 advised that'an expert report on the zinc resources  of-British Columbia be obtained'  bv the Dominion Government..  The,consl ruction of the Kootenay Cen Ira I railway, ami the  building of a smeller at Elko are  mutters in which the people of  the Koolenay valley are especially interested. They feel com  lident that they ciinnof be delayed but a short lime. "It,is felt  that the opening of the Flathead  reserve will bo quickly followed  by Atho construction of Ihe  Koolenay Central. Thi.s will  give a. great slimulus to mining  in. ihe vicinity of, Fort Steele,  also in Ihe Windermere district,  where if is 'proven that very  large and valuablcoro deposits  ,exists. '  ��� "    .,'  Much activity is manifested, in  the direction of the immense timber areas^of the Kootenay valley  - We have been informed that  an eastern syndicate have' secured an option ou C.P.R. tim-  her in the vicinity of Canal Flat,  and there is a strong probability  thtil. within 00 days arrangements will be period ed whereby  a mill of large capacity will be  installed cu the Koolenay river  near Canal Flat. This is based  lo a considerable extent on the  promise'that the Kootenay Central Railway Company will commence immediate construction.  A recent telegram received at,  Steele during the past week  from the east indicates that this  promise will bo kept, and it is  quite ' probable that the long  looked for railway'will be under  construction inside of 90 day's.  ��� New's'Notes.  able for the Conservative  candi-  late. ,     ,  The Nelson Liberal-Couserva-  iive Association is-on-' record "as  being in line with the McBride  government.  Rumors are again heard of the  likelihood of a general election  immediately following the present session.  Martin Burrell, Conservative  candidate for Yale-Cariboo, is  making 'a vigorous campaign  throughout his constituency.  ��� Duncan Itoss, tho Liberal Candidate for Yale-Cariboo for the  Dominion House, has gone, to  Ottawa. While, there Duncan  inlends lo stir up the Grit barrel  A   RAILWAY   AND  ' SMELTER   CENTRE  ( i,  largely   increased  ���ar.s.  number   of  Elko--Aii Outfitting Point fur 'the  Flathead District.  Obituary,  Pishing Season.  -  During the past week several  good,catches have been made by  local fishermen in the Kootenay  river in the vicinity of Fort  Steele.  ��� Now is the time io do early  fishing in the Koolenay, .trout  rising greedily to the fly. Later  on the river will rise and fish  will lake -fo the mountain  streams.  Several ii-sliiug parties from  Cranbrook and Steele will fish 'at.  Pish Lakes, Wild Horse crook  and Little Bull river Sunday.  Lead Bounty Paid.  Battleships to Race., the Seas.  The lirsl- ''payment ,1.0  mine owners under the Load  Bounty Act, was made on April  With.  The following is a complete,  list of the twenty-one luokv  claimants who will get their cash  today:  'The Sovereign mine, Highland  Whitewater. Enterprise, Sullivan  Rambler-Cariboo. Black Prince,  Wilcox, Silver Cup, Bluebird,  Rod Pox Nepawa. Mercury,  Idaho,' Alamo, Ymir. Payne,  Xorlh Star, .Province, Bosuin,  Pontiac, ami Marion mines.  Will Install Saw Mill.  ,The Associated Pi-ess declares  that Russia is not. in a position  to fight for several months to'  come.  \  The introduction ol Chinese  will prove a bar to Ihe conle'dei-r  alionof the various colonies of,  South Africa, as Natal is strongly opposed.  Neu Chang is closed to com-  merce. British sloamers can not  get pilots to take them up the  river.  Twenty-five thousand workmen are now engaged in rushing  to completion the St. Louis Exposition, which is to be formally  opened in two weeks from today, Friday April 15th.     ,  An anarchist made an attempt  to murder Spain's prime minister, -Maura, at, liarcolona, on  April L2th.  A bo m bard moit t of Port  Arthur was in progress on April  13th; and a light on the Yula  river is expected daily.  It is with the deepest regret  thai Tmo Prospector announces ihe death of, Mrs. .1.' G.  Cuinmings, , who,  passed   away  after' a   brief illness,   at  Cran-  i <��� i  brook. Tuesday April 12th.  Mrs. Cuinmings was a resident  of Fort, Steele for nearly one  year, having come to Steele  shorlly after her marriage.    ,  .Mrs.'Cumniing's maiden name  was Edith May Jfibbs. She was  born at-Kingston, Ont., and ,\vas  "27 years of age, her, father's  family moved,from Deseronto fo  Peferboro^ Ont., where her  father was manager of the Rath-  drum Co.    There she Jived  until  11  her marriage to'Mr. J. CJ. .Cumin ings.  On (.Easier Sunday, morning  she gave birth fo a little ,baby  girl at Cranbrook." Everything  appeared well until last Friday  when she suffered anrelapse, and  since then her condition was unsatisfactory, but not sufficienkto  causo'any serious alarm until the  morning of fhe I2th, when she  sank very rapidly. Peritonitis,  iu a very virulent form set in,  and an operation became the only  possible chance. This however,  proved of no avail, and she died  at about ii-U0 of the same day.  Her husband,who had left her in  a most-satisfactory condition, for  a few days, returned from his  short trip just in time to be with  her the last day.  Mrs. Cummings was a favorite  in social circles, and endeared  herself to all. To Mr. Cummings  and the motherless child, tho  sympathy of everyone in the  district has gone out and 'Jie sin-  corest condolation in his sad and  untimely bereavement.  Local News.  The Coward & Son Lumber  ijid contracting firm, are at present installing a planing and manufacturing plant ' at Fernie.  This plant is expected to be in  operation by the end of the  month-.   -.    ...  Smelter at Elko.  '   Washington, D.C., April lii.���  Plans have-been  coinpletedpfor  putting  the   battleships  of  the  American navy ',hrdugh such an  endurance test as no war vessels  of  any  nation   ever   have  been  subjected to.    Within a few days  the battleship   squadron   of   the  North Atlantic licet, w.itlv-several cruisers, will be rushed across j that   the   necessary  the   Atlantic  and   into the Med-|available,   and   that  iterranean.        They    will     visit��� ! will   be, formed  to.take overt-he  Trieste, Villa- Franche and   Lis- ! wafer -power, aud smelter site.  The project of . erecting. , a  .smelter at Elko is one that greatly interests every mining man, in  Southeast -Koolenay.      I lis'said  capital    is  a  company  Have Applied for Water.  Under the ������Wafer Consolidated Act" the following applications have been made for water.  Harry T. Arnold, Mayook, has  applied for ISO inches, to be  taken from Ha lla creek, for  agr i cu1 lu ral purposes.  Wm. Crowston has made an  application for 100 inches, to be  taken from Fish Lakes creek, to  be used for generating power.  E. .1. Cann has applied for 100  inches   to  be   taken from   Little  Bull river for  agricultural   pur  poses.  A. VV. McVittie lias made application for. 4.00 inches of water  to be', taken from Moyie river,  for placer mining purposes.  Matters, Political.  Candidate Mackintosh, has  been in northeast Kootenay  looking over the political situation.    Everything looks   favor-  Miss  Bricker,   Fernie,   was a  guest at tho Imperial  Thursday.  1 Mr. French, Wolf  creek,   was  in lown Thursday.  Toddy Warren came uy from  Fish Lakes Friday.  Indian Agent Galbraith left on  Friday on an official visit to his  Indian charges at   Windermere.  Covorntnent Agent. Armstrong  was inspecting ihe Bull river  bridge Thursday.  The regular monthly convocation of Rocky Mountain Chapter  R. A.M.. was held on Tuesday.  Sam Cadwix came down on the  Windermere' stage Thursday  from Shoe]) creek.  : .It.' Cooper,' representing a Victoria dry goods house, was in  town Thursday.  Some cleaning up around the  hack yards and alleys' iii town  might be dolie now with advantage to all.  Fort- Steele is the centre of ai  district unsurpassed for scenery,  good hunting and fishing''the  world over.  The lown of Elko is situated  on" the line of the Crow's Nest  railway at the western outlet of  the Crow's Nest, Pass  This point, which is  wilhin 12  iniles  of the  coal   mines  is the  nearest ��� railway    point    to    the  Montana line,   and   in   the- near  future is destined lo become  Ihe  railwa.y     centre    of    Soulheasi  Kootenay."  At the present time,  Elko, has direct connection with  the Crow's Nest line,   and   what  is known as the Jennings branch  of the Great Northern railway.'  , There  is  a  magnificent water  power,   the  fines)   in  Southeast  'Kootenay, and abundance of saw  logs  and   mining     timber    sur-  roundingpl. also copper mines in  the     immediate     neighborhood.  Elko,    with   its   natural- advantages, is an ideal spot for a large  city;   and   is , destined   to be the  smelting  and   railway   centre of  Soulheasi Koolenay.  The completion of-the Crow.'s  Nest line has brought Elko within six hours ride of "Nelson.  Rossland and other well ' known  centres of West Koolenay; also  within two hours ride of towns  "situated iu Montana, south of the  International boundary.  . ���A.ll roads and trails in fhe  southern portion of 'the Koolenay valley centre at Elko., The  South Koolenay. Pass, which is  the most direct, and = easiest  traveled trail, .is the .principal  route in to'the now famous Flat-  head valley, and ' -at, prosenf  makes "Elko-the natural' supply  and' outfitting point for 'thai  district.. f.  The opening of" the Flathead  reserve will be of immense advantage loJSIko. The trail to  Wigwam river and Lodge Pole  creek is now open. Prospectors  and locators of claims can secure  all ' necessary supplies, ' pack  animals etc., for a trip into that  district at Elko.  As a rail way .center. Elko, has  two branch lines, connecting  with transcontinental railways;  and the Kootenay Central and  Corbin road, will, when completed make connections al this  point. ���  Will Govern Oi) Locations.  The following decision of a  United States court, will- govern  oil locations in tho Flathead  valley, south of the boundary,  in the slate of .Montana.  OPEN   TO   I'EACliAliLK   RNTKV.  It is not essential ' to the validity of an oil or mineral claim  that the discovery oi oil or mineral within its limits shall have  preceded or .shall coexist with  ihe posting of the notice and the  demarkation of the boundaries,  but tin* discovery may be made  .subsequently, and when made  operates to perfect the location  against fhe world, save, those  whose bona lida rights have iu-  lervened. Where no discovery  uf oil is made under an oil claim  Ihe local ion is. not in the actual  bona lida .possession ni, the claim  and it is open to peaceable entry  by others. ������>������*  The Crow  "o.,  iwo  shifts   and  Ne.st  Pa.s.s Lumber  are.    running  cutting   100,000  uf lumber daily. The machinery  lor the new band mill has arrived  and will be installed iu the near  future, this will increase the  production of the mill.  The Fernie Lumber Company  has finished logging and has  now 0,000.000 feet of logs in the  mill yard.  ���SOUTHEAST KOOTENAY LANDS  Reserve   Will   bo   Opened   Next  -   Month���And Licenses Granted  -    to Bona Pidc Locators.  The Vancouver World has  given publicity and credence to  a report thai the Provincial Gov-  ei'iiineni is arranging, to deal  with the lands in Blocks 4f��9o  and -IfiU-l," reserve lands in'  .Southeast ,Koolenay, in such,a  manner as to recognize as preferential the claims of Americans  m teres led in fhe coal and oil  properties'of these blocks. It  declares that it is the Govern-1" '  m'ent's intention fo issue licenses  during the monllroipMay. <-  it also stales that the govern1  'ment has practically 'arranged  already to granf licenses in the  favored tract to provincial representatives of Spokane, Seattle  and Philadelphia capitalists al-.  most exclvsively.  The only absolutely true fact  in the above statement is that  the govern ment will issue licenses .to prospect Tor coal and oil  in irhe reserve biocks'.durin'g 'the  coming niontli.   ,  There is no possible doubt  bin, "that tlie McBride government * inlends to deal with- the  Flathead valley, a'ud Elk river  reserve lands in the very best  interest ol tho country, and thai  all bona lida locators will be  honestly and faithfully dealt  with. J I is well known that the  executive is anxious and more  o settle the South-'.  and question  honestly, in the interest of the  people of this province.  When   the   time   'for    action  arrives, which will be the expiration  of   tho  year   in which the'  Dominion   government   can   disallow theact  of  the.   Provincial'  government   in   the   matter,  the  McBride  government   will   take  action   on   lines   that   will   safeguard   ihe   interests   of locators  and province.  lu the meantime, all kinds of  Grit fairy stories, reports from  disgruntled locators and would  he investors, are being circulated, who do not care how much  I hoy hurt the d'slrict and province, as long as . they can liud  something to placate their feelings and worry the government.  St.  John's Church ot Eiigliuui.  than willii  east     Kooienav  the Lumber Industry.  There is a constantly increasing demand for (jars' on.- life  Crow's Nest line for.lumber and  coal shipments.  .just now there is a shortage  of cars for lumber, the demand  being urgent, it .is hard to see  how the orders can be filled unless the situation is   relieved   by  111!  l)f  ad-  the  Services will be held in tins  Church of Si. John the Divine  i'.vury Sunday evening at 7::50 except on the third Sunday in each  month when the service will be  held at    1 1    o'clock"   a.  m.  Holy Communion wi]  ministered at the Hosi  service  Strangers' a.ro welcome.  '   Pl.iK'SI'tYT.KK.IAN-' UIIUKCH;  Divine Worship will be held  'in,' 'the Presbyterian Church  every Sabbath '.morning at II  o'clock. '���'.''���'.'.  Sabbath School every Sunday  morning a-f-ten o'clock. ', ���  Choir practice every Thursday evening at 7:30 o'clock.  Pastorp   W. T. Johnston.  '  (?  Russia reiterates that  she has  ���100,000 soldiers in Manchuria, THK PKOSPECTOR   FORT STEELE,  B. C, APKIL lrt.   lf*04.  ��i)j? %}x0&pzxt0x.  l-.sTAHI.l-UKl'     l-��.'i  /X. B. Grace,  PCBUSHKU    AND    KOITOH.  THE PROSPECTOK,' '�� puMislicd  .u.,.j. Satu��dii>, :ind '�����*���. "���' Riiuranli-'cd  sirciilii'.ion liHR*--' Uuiu iui\ utlici piipci  in Cu-st Uooxcn:i>. It is nil Lome Printed  and-contains doiihlc the ne-A- ot :">>  tthei   pnpur in tlie di-irici.  .  .\s an ad\eMi-iii,S inede-.n it i- ����,  ^��eelled.   .    ,'  (.���voted .o Lli<-uiiliuildiiiH ul I'oit Steele, tl.f  'j.-ii'lopuif-inof tin-vast mii-iLTMl ii'-iimc-i- of  >lit* K.W IConli'fiin linn.nl'aUti lei  Swli-eiipiioiis.      . . t-*1"' 1"'   *-''il1  Ail\ei-lKi(iu' i:iti-- 'iii.nl-  Un.'�� 11 <'" .ippl'i- iltor  fontiiljiuluiis are -ol. ��� H.-.I : ��� i-tn .ill piiii-M'! the  ilfttrlrl but ull iii.tm 1 .iitenil. il tin li'ili'.i'.un't'  ��� ���:. i-\ li.i /������ 111" �� i")'1 ��� '-!-"' i'.iri-  ��Jjje ^X0^pxxi0v.  SATCUUAi,  Ai'l.lL lii   U'OI  XllF.     home-soeivor     should  bear   in   mind   that lauds  in- ihe   Kootenay   valley   can be  obtaineii as cheaply a^   lauds   in  au\   portion o|   the   <jreat'  northwest.   . The be>t of land with ihe  tine-:I   -oil   is   on the market for  r-sfi   to   s^l"   pur   acre      The price  varies   with   location,   local production never exceeds  consumption.      The mines of the district  furnish   a  home   market   for all  kinds 'of   farm  produce.     Every  acre   of   cleared   land 'is sure to  yield a crop the year it is   planted.    There'is no crop failure's in  "the    Kootenay   valley     and   no  transportation charye-  to eat up  profits.  ���/    -     /-  There are persons in every  community who are V.-\roi ready*;  for the nel'ariou-3 work of sowing-  the seeds of discontent among  the masses and stirring them to  iealousv. envv, ��� ,a,nd hatred,  passioii-s which never , yot'gave  comfort, but act as tormentors  lo the breast thai harbors lliom  within. Such are. the J'orces  thai   are   ever'" battling    against  domestic; peace.. ,  , . -I  O i  Men who slay a I _ home" and  labor on the larin or in the '���hop  instead of lalkinn- for publication  ��� may not acquire much 'notority,  bill as a rule acquire more  money.  . Thec progress of .Soulheasi  Koolenay Irom now on promise's  to. be as gre.'ii.,-oi" greater than  anv of her district.  Nothing would iilease (he residents ol ihe Kootenay valley  better than to know when actual  const ruction will commence on  the proposed Kootenay Central  Railway  Il is reported that the   "iucor  poration banana" which   the  editor ol the Cranbrook Herald ha.-  li'ied lo raise, lias become   frostbitten , ' 0  The fine weather of the pas'  week'has been a <rr'eat thing for  ihe ranchers in the Kootenay  valley, and *-i*t every farmer,  ranch hand and cay use huinpiuL'  Ihemselve-. to gel. iu   fhe   sprint:  l TO!)  i he town ol Port Steele i>  L"'"w;uii in important* both a- ;i  mnriiii center, and a summer re  sort r>eaurifnlly situated oi.  tin. Koolenay river���with tin*  most charmiiiii and picturesque  views of river, woodland and  mountain���it-has been a favorite  spring aud summer resort fp:  FoniHi arid Cranbrook people.  and is growing in popularity in  this respect.'yea.r by year.'  ���"'���'      '- -    ..*''���*    *', ''  P.  Tins is,.the I'.iino of year a per  son -can   g<*,  out   into! he. limber  and liea.r the woodt ick.'  \vaN'i'Ki'i    -.skv.i.;uai- i'.\'i��("s'i;i.i-  ,).is |i|.|-.-eus in i:iii!li rfl.al.i' le tnivcl for  lm:i.~i- i.,.-,l.ii.iil:sln.'il ..|,.\-..|| yi:;n-.i Mini u-it 1,  ;i. Iiir<;-i'.''ii|iil;il, in call iijkim   iiicri'liiuils  .-iiiil :i^-i-iils liu- sii'i-i-'v-s.-ifni anil |ii-olitiililc]  lit-.-.     1 *<���),11i:1111.-11( c.ii^iic-ciiu'lil..    Week- !  iv cash salni-.y cf s-J|   anil    nil   M-iivi-lini;- i  .ppcnsi's   ami   liot.d    hilts   iiilvanc.cii in  .���a-.li..-:icli  \\cfk      |-P\|ici-ii.'licc mil  csS.'li- ;  ii, it.     M. ��� 111 i'nii i-c|'c|...iii'.--s   and   cnclcs  scli'-ail'lr.'sscil ciivcl.i|ic.    pniK    NAT  iu.N'AI.. -',:}2 ni.'iii'Uji-ii. St.", Cltiiaty'1'.  NOTICE.  Notice is hi-ri'a a un ihiit tbiity i1n>s  allc- iliiu-I uiteiiK tn jj.j.ly to ilm Chief Com-  imSMonrr of Lands am) Wink.-.mil tlic AisiM-  iint CViminJmifiiH-r of l/imh mid Works foi  Un' ilr-lvii'i ��t Soiitlii-nst lviHitciiny foi a license  to pro'ipi-i'i for Coal mul IVtioli-um on the lol-  lowuij; (h'scrihed l.unK Mtiiiiti-'l (it the head of  stitiv.UKin Creek una iihoiit one inile north of  ilu; Iiiiciii.iiio'i'il ilrunihiry Line lllock 1591.  siMi'hi-uati-rn poi turn of Jtritish Columbia.  1. CuninioiiciiK,'iitn inisi pluntfil tvro miles  iu"i of Mob U. Tower'!-1 limu boing the Initinl  post of 'I'lu-il.i M. 'rower'." cluim mid mnrked  Tlu-ilii M Tow oi '*��� noi ihwi'sL rorner post, thence'  en-t su cluiius. theni-e south ��u ehains, thence  we-.t w I'liiutis. tla'iiie noi Hi SO chains to place  uf lietcinnin^ ami coiit.uiutin WO ncresi more or  le-.-.  l.o.-tituil Jlaieli H'lli   I't.i.  Thedii M. Towci.,Locator _  , ,Wllli.iiii J. Bluif, Agent  -.*' I'ljiuun-iiLiii).' "t ii po.st planted north of  uiut iidjitiL-iii loTlii'dn M Tower's- cluim betntf  tlie mitiiil post of Frank H WhitaonS cluim  am! in-ii-l-i-.l l-"iiiiik I' Whlison�� southwest  i in nor po��l. tlienee enM si) etiuiuSi thenee north  siii.|i.niis ihiMice west so ehulu*, thence south  sji-liuuis u> I In- pliue of be^inmns;. eoutululiu  t'.lil ni-l'es It.-oi'i1 ol l'lis. ,  !     l.-ic.i'.i-il M.neli mill. IWll  Flunk I)   Wliil-iou, Loeittor  Willlitui .1. llluff. Asjent  '     !.    Ciiiiiiii.}ii'-niH   'it   ���'    I'0"*1   phliiu-U waalof  ,iinl mjj.ucut io Frank I). Wliltson's eliiim  lx-  , ma tin- iiini.il post of l.i/.iie O. Wnltsuii's eLiliil  ! mi.I ni.uk.-.l l.wiW O   Wlillson's-outln-iisl eor  nei post, ilieueo wesi so eh.nus  ihenee ninth Ni  elaiilip, thenee enst ��" elnulis    tlienee  -.outti  M>  cliiiiiis io tin* phi.''- of In j.'iiiulnK. luutiiiiiliii? rtl"  , iii'ie- ui..ie o. le-s  l.o. ,ii. <! .Miin-li It'tli   I'.kh  \.Ue\fO  Wli.lMin. 1.i.?;,i(in-     ,  Williiini .1, Uluff. Ayi-nl  I     1,-oiiiiiieiieiiv   ni   u   posl  plumed so'it'n oi  jiiil .ulai.oul io I.e.:.i O   t*- inlson - i-i.iun   U;  ' in,; the liiiitnl post -.1 Kg boil T   Sloele's  i laim  .Hid n.jirked KjlJil-lT  *<i-eU-s  norili. ,-isi   em-  li'isi po-sl. Uietiee ��isi -Kelnii.'is. Ihenee-mull Nl  ) ehuir.s. ibeuee eiisi ii .'lvnn>   tbciu-o m-i ih .V  eha'.n.s in ihe plaee of bempnuih' eoiinunnn; ������ 10  j .i..-res more <. t le:>>.  l.O'-iit.'d Mareji UUh. !"0-i  Ktftvit T. sieele. Locutoi  l     K William J. Hlnft. Aiifiii  mmm%  \m  m  k*%Mm&%&MM. $Lfflik?k9l&&  '^"T��T-~*  Headauart^rs   for   Mining   and   Commercial   DrTen  I  m  The  All    Modern     Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,    B.    C.  i , c  Large    Sample    Rooms    for   Commercial   Men.  PAGE FENCES Wear Best  It is the fouco that has stood tho  tost ot Hino���stands tho   heaviest strain���never 201  sap)���tho standard tho world over.   Order through our local agent or direct from ns.  THK PAGE WIRE FENCE CO. LIMITED TTnlkri-vlllf, Out.     Montreal, Que.     St. John, V.B.     Wnntprs, ��*�����  il G. PLilOK A  CO..   AiiKNTS.  Victoria. Viiiicouvi*!' uud" l\.iniloop��.  NOTICE.  Ni>t;ee i- bertby &:vna that thin} d.i}s  lifter dine i 'intend to jpply , to She  Chief .Commissioner o: l-auils ajiil Works .irul  the A.sMstaut Coiiimis.sioner of Lands mi J  \Vork:> for the Di-trxt of E����; Kootenay. fora  license to prosptet ior eoal .iiul petroleum on  the follow iu;,- described l.ind ��ituato about  two miles be'low ihe head of Stmvatiou Creek  iintl about one mile north of ir.e Inierua'.ion.il  lloundnry Line, UlocU ��s��3 suuihe.istern por,  rlon of British Columbia ���  'l Commencing at a post [limited, iwo miles  west, of Egbert T. Steele's .northeast corner po.-t  beins; tKv initial [Ws-t of Thom.is<;PhUlip, claim  ami mnrUeil Tliomi.s Phillips northwest cornet  po.st. thenee "list a') chains, them--- souih !*l)  chains, thi-nce west Ml ebain-. tlienee north so  chains io the place of bet-miuni,' eontaininn  HID acres more or le^s.  I.oeateil Mari-li 10th, 1KU  Thomas Phillips. Localoi       ,  William .1. Uluff. Aijeni  '.' (.'oninietieiiii: at u post plained north oi  ami iiiljaeeut toThonms lJliillipr-' claim beintf  the initial post of Louisa Gtoyn's claim and  marked Lquisa Oloyn't southwest i:orner post,  Ihenee euit SO chains, ihence noith .<0  ehiiins.'tlienee west MJ chain.s, thence somn .*>u  chains io the place of lie'-Miniim,', coutalnini; (-411  acres more or les->.  Located Mutch l'M,h, I Ml     *     '  Louisa (ilpjn, Locnloi  WilliiunJ   Uluff, Anent  .1 i-oiiimuni-iiii: at �� post planted west ol  anil adjacent to Louisa Uluyn'.s claim beiuf the  inlilal ))ost of l.illie M l'liillips claim and  imii-kuil Llliic M. I'hillip.s .southeas-t corner  post, tlieneo west K) cluiius. thenee not th bl)  elniins, tlienee oust M) ell.liu* thenee south WI  chains to'the place of bof.'tntiinf,'. containing  aiO iic're.s more oi less.  Located Mareii lllth, 11)01.  1 l.illie M. Phillips, Locator  Williiini J. Hluif, As;ent  l Coiiiineiieiiu; at a poit planted houth ol  und adjacent to Lillie M. Phillips claim uud be"  Iiik the initial po*-t of Albert T. Uroofs claim  and maiked Albeit T. Urook's noitheti'-t eornci  pobt. thence west SO chains, thenee ��outh Sn  chains thence east JiD elniins, thenee north Mi  Chains to the place of bc!!iuniti>;. roiituiiiint; iHti  acres more or less.  Local id .March null, l'>04  Hi  Albert T. Urook, Lociitor  William,!, llluff, Asont  THK MASl'KH MKCH-IXIC'S PUKE TAH  SOAP heals una softens the skin, w-hiie  promptle cleansing it of i;io.isO, oil. lust, etc..  Invaluable loi mechanics, fnrmeis. sportsmen  Free sample on receipt ot -Je. for postuse.  Albert Toilet Soup Co., Mfrs Montreal.  j Shaving St Hair Dressing Parlor  [ Next to Oriental Hotel  FORT    STEELE,    B.  "C.  .All   Kiml.s   nl" rTitir Work   :t   Specialty  "r  A.   .i.  GIXF.'A.     -      -     1'KOI'RJETOK.  TICKETS  TO   ALL   POrNTK  East and West  ���   VIA   -  FORT  The Mining Center, of South East Kootenay  The Largest.  ii    ' t  Mineral Areas,  ��� i  and the Most ::  Extensive  Coat,Fields on the  American Continent  are Situated in  South East Kootenay  Agriculture    ^  G-raxing and the.  Lumber Industry  are Prominent  Features of the  District.  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  Apply to  R. L. T. Galbraith,  Townsite office.  Short   Line  ;      'i'o    ���  ���I  PP St.  Paul,' Duluth,  .  Minnen.|ioliB,  Chicago  I       '   ' \Nn ,\ i.i. euiN-r.H KAMI  iSiiiittlei   Tftcoinit,  V'ictoi-in.,    Portliinil  \N1.   M.I.  I-aiVII'Ii-  i.-iiAs'I- -1-nlN-l-K  'riirdiio-li   1'n.liti''-  iinil  T -i��i. SIi-i;ii-  i:\-?..      lliiiiii" nml I'.iiITi-I SiiiukiMo-   l.iii-  ' rn ry ( 'ii rs. -      . P  2 KAST    TIIAINS ry  i i\Klf LAND  PAII.Y ^_  |.'ui-   rti'lcs.   fiililors .-mil   full iiifm-iim-  tiiin. i-oifiii-'liiiir trips, i-.-tll mi or inldrcsH  S. (i. VKI'K'I'.S. O.W.K.A..  Sc.-itt.li:, Wash.  H.   MHAN'DT..'t.M*.   a   T.a.,   70]    W.  Hivcrsitle Ave. Spukauc. Wnsii.  Fort    Steele  Brewitig   Co.  FORT STEELE,  B. C.  MANUFACTURERS     and     BREWERS . .OP . EXTRA    .PINE  BEER   :'%.-:   PORTER  SOLD.   BY;   THE    BARREL,    KEG - OR    BOTTLED  Bottled beer for family use a specialty ,  OUTSIDE ORDERS .GIVEN STRK7I\��?'VJiOMPT ATTENTION  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  "'   ' ���      :-   :'    ��� ' ���!������    ������       '    . '������    "  Mutz   & Scott, Prop's  j-  *t*  REPEATING RIFLES  No matter what your ideas or preferences  are about a rifle, some one of eight different Winchester models will surely suit  you. Winchester Rifles are made in all  calibers, styles and weights ; and which-,  ever model you select, you can count, on  -its being well made..and finished, reliable..L  in action  and a strong; accurate. shooter.  FREE   Send your name and address on a postal.;,'  card   for   our   164   page   illustrated   catalogue.   >  ?���;*   WINCHESTER   REPEATING  ARMS   CO.  NEW HAVEN. CONN.  Fort   Steele  Cigar   Store  A  Kim.!  Line, ol'  Cigars, Pipes  Billiai  and Tobaccos  ���d Room  Pi. O. BvX. 812 .  TELEPHONE   HO.  I  '      IVATCIiMAKKR  mid   JKWELEK     ,  ENGRAVING and REPAIRING  PERIODICALS  Toys,   Books   and   Stationery THE. PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B. C, APRIL 16. 1904.  akfte %ft0&p&xk0x  SATURDAY. A PHIL ]��, I'.HM  WHAT OTHERS HAVE TO SAY  NOTICE. ' I i.-a.-i corner by Akamana week a  small I Columbia and  more   particularly  de-  Takii notice Unit after the expiration   creek Howing iuto tlie   Flathead   i-ivei | scribed as follow;  The St. Eugene.  The work of gelling ready for  starting up is steadily going on  at the St. Eugene. The maiiiigc-  ment is, anxiously awaiting the  action of tlie goveriiiiie.n1 ri'��"it riling the extension of the lead  .bonus.sintMhe desired inform;)  tio'ii is ex])ected lo arrive from  Ottawa any day. The company  has two largo contracts to till,  und is anxious to get to work ou  them. Both those contracts,  however, are contingent to 1h<>  Governaienl/s action.  of thirty days I intend to apply tn tlie  Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands, and Works. Victoria. H. C. for  a special license to prospect for coal  and petroleum over thai certain parcel  or piece of land .-.Runted in tlie valley  of tin* Akamana creek, a tributary ol  Llie Flathead river in the south-eastern  portion of Ka-r Knotenay, in the province of British Columbia and more  particularly described ah follow*.:  I 'oniinoncing at a pont on the south-  cast corner o! the claim marked ".1. C.  .\lc('oy. -mil iiea-t corner" and running  thence ivu-t eighty Su chains, thenee  north eighty So chains, ihenee oa-1  eightyPso chains, thence mmiIIi'eighty  eliains to place of beginning and containing ii 1mj.ii s>ix hundred and forty fi4ll  acre- of hind mor,e or le-,-.  The claim is marked a-, claim number Five 5 on the map'or plan deposited  in the iilllec of the Honorable the Chief  Commissioner of' Lands and Work.-,,  Victoria.   li.C,   In   .fohn Wall, and i-  about live  miles south of the interna-!    Commencing at a post planted in the  tional boundary line and -which i- more   northwe-t    corner    marked     '"Robert  fully set out on the said plan or map.  Located  the  first 1st day of August.  1SMJ0.  Alexander Watt, Locator  14 John Walt. Agent  A number' Of Ihe Old timers j bounded on tho ea->t by claims numbers  are arriving.here.daily, anil th<' j two -' and three :i and on the -.oath hy  town   is   assuming   that    thrifty  ullli��' '"imbur four-l and which is more  ,.    ,. -i  fulh- set out on the said map or plan.  appearance   ol    former   dnjs.- |    ,;���,,{,.��� lhe ���,.���,,���,. <lliv'of ^11}ril,t.  ,1000.  |    * ���       ��� .1. (i. McCoy. Locator  ���luhii  Walt. Agent  Moyie Leader.  The   steamer  'tarmigan has  received an overhauling, and  ,many improvements have been  'made. The 'wheel 'has been  widened and the boat is capable  of two miles an hour better speed  than last season. cCapl.. Armstrong will make his "first trip to  Wilmer on April 22, after which  regular trips will'bo made twice  a week.���Golden Star.  The Old Man of the Cnuibrook  Herald, is,hot because some one  said he wasfbroke. We have been  20 years in the print business and  never before heard of an editor  who would not admit he was  broke���the Old Man must,' be  young in the business ���Outcrop  Wilmer.  Another Coal Company, Formed.  The Breckenridge-Lund Coal,  Co. has lately'been incorporated  and will work the extensive coal  deposits , at, Lubrock,- about  twelve miles below here. Tli is  coal property has had a large  aiiiountooL' prospecting and development work done'-upon it  and is a" producer of one of the  best qualities- oJ steam and domestic coal in the 'Pass.  The "mine is situated 'di-.  rectly"on ihe railway and bids  fair to soon become one of .our  principal shipping mine's.���  Blairmoro Times.  o L  , There .is Nothing, in It.  Two weeks ago we published  a New York stock report from  the Spokesman Review.' which  said,-that the Northern Securities  company had obtained a controlling interest in the Crow's  Nest Pass Co. - Yesterday we  received a letter from G. G. S.  Lindsey, third vice-president of  the C.N.1J. Coal tCo., Toronto,,  stating that .neither J. J. Hill,  nor the Great Northern Railway  nor the Northern Securities  Company, nor any two or all of  them have the controlling interest in the Crow's Nest Pass Coal  Company.  ,-Tho  Toronto   News  of   April  2nd contains a lengthy article on  the matter, with statements from  Messrs    Pellatt,    Lindsey    and  Wood denying that .1. J. Hill has  a controlruig'jnterest in the coal  -company. '     American    papers  have been persistent in their belief  that  Hill   lias  control.      A  "three-tenths    interest,    costing  ��3,500,000 was purchased hy Mi-  Hill throe years ago, and he has  bought no slock since.���Dispatch  pMorrissey Mines.  11  NOTICE.  Take notice thai alter the expiration  of thirty days I intend to apply' tortile  Honorable tho Chief ( ominissionei- of  Lands and Works, for a special license  to prospect lor coal and petroleum over  that piece or parcel ol land situated  about, live ft miles north ot the international boundary line in the ->onth-oast-  crn portion of Easl Kootenay, in tho  Province of Jirlti&h Columbia, and  more particularly described as follows:  Commencing at a posl, on the southwest corner of claim marked '-JP'A.  Irord. southwest, corner'' and running  thence north 'eighty HO eliains, ihence  oast eighty 80 chain-,, thence .south  80 chains, thence west eighty SO chain's  lo place ot beginning and containing  about six hundred and forty acres more  or less. ' , '  The claim is marked us claim number  seven 7 ou the map or plan deposited in  the oflieo of Ihe; Honorable,the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works,  Victoria, B. C. by John Watt, and is  hounded on'Ihe north by claim number  ten , 10. on the .south by claim number  eight 8 and on tho east by claim number five .3 and is crossed on the northwest corner . by Oil ereek.r u small  stream flowing in a southerly direction  and emptying into the Flathead river  about three :i miles south (if the international boundary line,as i.-> more, fully  set out in ihe .-aid uiap or plan.  , Located the 241 h day of July. 1900. "  T. A. Ford. Locator  14 ' John Watt, Agonl  NOTICE.  Take notice that ;.Jlor the expiration  of thirty ibu- I intend to apply the  Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works, for a special license  to prospect tor coal and petroleum ovc r  that piece or parcel of land siiuated  about -even 7 miles north ol ihe international boundary line in" ilie"-~oiii]!-  eustern portion of Must ICootenay in the  Province ol Hrilish Columbia, and  more particularly described as follow.-,:  Commencing at a po-it on, the northwest corner marked George Watt,  northwest corner and running thence  south eighty 80 chains, thence ea->t  eighty 80 chains, ihence north eighty  SO chains, thence west eighty 80 chain*  to place of beginning and containing  ubout nix hundred and lorty acres more  or less.  The claim i,i murked as claim number three li ou the map or plan deposited ,in thi.Miilioe of the Honorable tho  Chief"Vomiiii.isionei- ol Lands, and.  Works., Victoria, H.C., by John Watt  and i�� bounded on the west by parts of  claims numbers four 4 and 5 aud is located on Oil creek a small creek heading up in the main range of the Kocky  Mountain*, and which How.-, into the  Flathead river about three miles south  ot the international boundary line and  which is more fully set out in the said  map or plan.'' -  ^Located tho "25th da!y ot July, 1SHJ0.  George Watt, Locator    ,  14 '       John Walt. Agent  Walt, northwest corner" and rutmicg  thence east eighty SO chains, thence  south eighty SO chains, thence wesi  eighty 80 chains, thence north eighty  SO ehains to place of beginning- and  containing about six hundred and forty  040 acres more or less.  The claim is marked as claim number eight 8 on the map or plan deposited in the oliice of the Honorable the  Chief Commissioner of Lands- and  Works. Victoria, B.C., by John Wall,  and is bounded on the north by claim  number .-seven 7. and on the west by  'claim iiuiubeFmlie lJ und is" ioealed-on  the east side of Oil creek, in the Oil  creek valley, a small stream heading  up in the main range of the Kock\  Mountains and ildwing into the Flathead river ubout three iniles south of  the international boundary line and  which is more fully set out on the said  map or- plan.    ��� ,  Located the 24th day of July. PJ00  Kobert Watt. Locator  II  JohirWatt, Agent  NOTICE.  'fake notice that alter the expiration  ol thirty days [ intend to apply to the  Honorable the Ghiet Commissioner of  Lands and Works, Victoria, B.C.. lor a  special license to prospect for coal and  petroleum over that piece or parcel of  land situated about four 4 miles north  of the. international boundary line, in  the southeastern portion of Kast(Koote-  nay. in tho Province of British Columbia, und more particularly ^escribed as  follows:  Commencing" at a post ou the northwest, corner marked .1. 15. Smart, north  west corner, and running- thenee south  eighty 80 chains, thence east eighty 80  ehiiins. thence north eighty SO chains,  thence west, eighty 80 chains, to place  of beginning and containing about six  hundred and lo'rly acres of land moro  or les-.  The claim is marked as claim number three o ou the map or plan deposited in the oitlee of the Honorable the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works, Victoria, li. (",'.. by John Watt,  and is bounded ou the north by claim  number two li and on the west by parts  claims numbers lour 4 and live 5 and i-i  crossed on the northwest corner by  Akaniana crock, a tributary of the  Fhilheud river and which is more fullj  set out on the said map or plan.  Located Ihe .'list day of July, 1000.  J. I-I. Smart, Locator  14 John Walt, Agent          . WANTED.     ,  Special Bei'Rkskntativk in this  and adjoining territories, to represent,  and advertise an old established business house of solid, financial standing.  Salary 821 weekly, with Expenses advanced each Monday by check direct  from headquarters. Expenses advanced:-position permanent. ' We lurnish  everything-.  Address The Columbia..-.MO Monon  Bldg., Chicago, 111.  NOTICE.  Nollco Is hereby Biven that the ICootenay  U'juirul Hallway Company will apply lo the  I'urllamcnt ni" CiiiiH.li. ut. Us next session Tor  amendments to'the Aels liicnrporiiliiiK nml n-.  luting to the Company by exlondim; llio time  for the. commencement, extension mid eom-  pieilonorllsiimin.Ui'U.'"''' '"'"^'IK'S, ami for  other purposes.  Da toil  nt Cranbrook.   II. C.  1901.  UAItVt'Y, McCAIt'l'EU  February  Ilith.,  J'NBAK.  Solicitors for Applicant*.  NOTICE.  Take notice that alter the expiration  ot thirty days 1 intend to apply lothe  Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works, Victoria, 13. C, for  a special license to prospect for coal  'and-petroleum in the south-eastern  portion of East Kootenay,, in the Province of British Columbia, and more  particularly described as follows:  Commencing- at a post planted on tlie  northeast.' corner marked Alexander  ���Watt, northeast corner, and running  thence south eighty 80 chains, thence  west eighty 80 elniins. thence, north  eighty 80 chains, thence east eighty 80  chains to place of beginning and containing about six hundred and forty 040  acres niore or less.  The claim is marked us! claim number four ���! oh the map or plan deposited  in the ullice of the Honorable the Chief  Commissioner Of Lands and Works,  Victoria. B.C., by John Watt and is  bounded on the east by claim number  three .'-i and on the north by claim number live 5 aud is crossed on  the  south-  NOTICE.  Take notice that alter tho expiration  of thirty days I intend to apply to the  Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and.Works, Victoria, B.C., for a  special license to prospect for coal and  petroleum over that piece or parcel of  land situated about live 5 miles north  ot the international, boundary line in  the south-eastern portion of East Kootenay, < iu ' ihe Province of British  .Columbia,, and, moi;e particularly,,described as follows: ,   '  Commencing at a ' post on the north  west,corner marked Thoina3_B.^-Watt.  northwest corner, and running'tiienee  east "eighty SO chains, ihence south  eighty 80 chains, tlieneo west eig-hty 80  chains, thence north eighty SO chains  to place of beginning, and , containing  about six hundred and forty acres more  or less..  The claim is marked , as claim number one 1 on tho map or plan deposited  in the oflieo ot tho Honorable the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works.  Victoria, 15.C, by John W'att.'and is  boundod on the west by claim number  two 2. The Fort MeLeod trail passes  through the claim and the Akamaua  creek, a small stream, heading up in  the main range oi the Kocky Mountains  and emptying- iuto the Flathead ijiver  about live 5 miles soutii of the international, boundary line and which is more  fully set out. on the said map or plan.  Located the 30th day of July, 1900. .  Thomas B. Watt, Locator  14 John Watt, Agent  , NOTICE.  Take notice that atter tho expiration  of thirty days I intend to apply to the  Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works, Victoria, B.C., for a  special license to prospect for coal and  petroleum over that piece or parcel of  land situated about, four 4 miles north  of .the international boundary line in  the south-eastern portion ot" East Kootenay, in the Province of British Colum-.  ,bia and more particulnrly described as  follows:  Commencing at a post on the northeast, corner marked ''William Watt,  northeast corner", ��*titl running thence  west eighty 80 chains, thence south  eighty SO chains, thence east eighty 80  chtiins, thenee north eighty 80 ehains  to place of beginning aud containing  about six hundred.and forty Ii40 acres  more or less.  The claim is marked as claim number nine tf on the map or plan deposited in the oliice ot the Honorable the  Chief Commissioner ot Lands and  Works, Victoria, 15.C, hy John Watt,  and is bounded ou the east by claim  number, eight. B and on. the, north by  claim- number ten 10. and is crossed  through the northwest corner by Oil  creek, a small stream .heading up in  the.main range, of theltoclcy Mountains  and flowing-, into, the Flathead, river  about three miles south of the international'boundary line .and which is more  fully set out in the said map or plan.  Located the 24th day of July, 1000.  William Watt, Locator  14 ' John Watt, Agent  NOTICE.,,  " Take, noiice^thal after the expiration  of thirty days 1 intend to apply lo the  Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lauds and Work, Victoria, B.C.. tor a  special license to prospect for eoal and  petroleum over that piece or parcel of  land situated about five f> miles nortli  of the International boundary line, in  the southeastern portion of East Kootenay, in the Province of British Columbia, and more particularly described as,  follows:  Commencing- at a post on" the southwest corner marked "Sarah M. Watt,  southwest corner", and running thenco  north eighty 80 chains, thenee, oast  eighty SO chains, thence south eighty  80 ehains, thence west eighty 80 chains  to the place of beginning, and containing six hundred and Jorty 040 acre-,  more or less. .,  The claim is marked as claim number two 2 on the map or plan deposited  in the office of the'Honorable the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works.  Victoria,.B.C., by John Watt. The  claim is bounded on the east by claim  number one 1 ,on. the south by claim  number-three 3 and on the west by  claim number five 5 and' is crossed on  rthc southeast corner by the Akamaua.  creek a small stream which emptie.i  into'the Flathead-river about five 5  miles south ol the international boundary Tine as is more fully set out on the  said map or plan.  Located the 31st da#,of July, 1900.  -" Sarah M. Watt, Locator  14 ' '       John Watt,'Agent  NOTICE.  Take notice ihar after ihe   xpiratio-,  f thirty djiy-, 1 intend to apph   to  tl i-  Hoii'ii-alJie the Chief   <'omnii-.ioner  nl  Lands and Works. Vjeloria. B.C.. for a  special licen-e to prospect for coal  unu  petroleum over that piece or parcel   ur  land   situate   on   Oil   creek,  a   -mall  stream heading up in  the main  rat'yc  of the  Kocky   Mountains  and ib..-."iii"  into the Flathead river, about  three.  '.',  itiile1. south oi the international boundary line in the southeastern poi-tinn  of  East   Kootenay,   in   the   Province   of  Briti-h   Columbia,   and   more   panic  ularly described as follow-:  Commencing at a stake on the southeast comer marked "Alfred F. Mart-u-.  southeast- corneT>"'7--u-lTnhing" thenee  north eighty SO chains, thence we.-t  eighty SO chain-, ihence south eighty  80 chains, thence east eighty 80 chain-  to place ol beginning containing si \  hundred and fortv 1140 acre- more oi  less.  Tho claim is marked a- claim number  mx li on the map or plan deposited in  the office of the Honorable the Chid  Commissioner ol" Land.- "and Work-.  Victoria, M. C . by John Watt, and i-  bounded on the east, by part- of claim-  nunibers four 4 and five 5 and on the  south by claim number seven 7 and i-  locaied on Oil crock aforesaid, a- is  more lully set out on the said map or  plan. L .    ,  Located the 23rd day,of July, JifOO.  AIIred F. Marco-. Locator  14 John Walt..Agent  her full'   I on tin   !>. i)>  n   'lb* llfllCi.  i.i   i   ,,     ife  ' "ommit���H-ncr   n1    J..i  Victoria.   J>.< ..   1..   ../  bounded on ti.e -n.ni. I  i'.\ e o and on the u r..i  number  -i*   ������  fi.d  i->  ������ie 1-. a .-mull -"rci'm lu  mail!   lan-."   oi   l'.u-   I!  and   nn-.vnie   in-o   ih.  .iiii.ut thr< e ���! mile-   ii'.i.i ii    inc   .>,-  national   bonrdaiy   inn-   ,iod   v .i.'-|j  nioi-ii fuily M*t nut on the   -aid   li.tp   '  plan.  Located the 1-ich <la\ of J.ih. I'-'fiu.  Albert Wicg'iijd. Locatoi  (1-  .-.  H    A.  ���lui  , alt  i;   n.  .������  !<i  ..;i  1 n'"   i  ��� d   nt,  cu  !���  : 'tp '.  ucl  n  y  ,1 >  Mo in  .���ad  14  John Wai  . i u  i-j.i  NOTICE.  Take notice that after the expiration  of thirty days f intend to apply to the  -Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works. Victoria. B.C.1, for a  special license to prospect for coal and  petroleum over that piece or parcel of  land situated about five 5 miles north  of the international boundary lino in  the1 south-eastern portion of East  Kooteuav, in the   Province .uf   British I     li  NOTICE.  ��� "Take notice that after the expiration  ot thirty days I intend to- apply to the  Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and-Works, Victoria, B.C., for a  special.license to prospect for coal aud  petroleum ovor that piece or, parcel of  laud situated about niue 9 iniles north  of the international boundary lino in  the south-eastern portion of East Kootenay! in the Province of British Columbia and more particularly described as  follows:  Commencing at a post on the southwest corner marked "J). W. Rhodes,  southwest, corner", running- thence  north eighty 80 eliains, thenco east  eighty 80 chains, thence south eighty  80 chains, thenco west eighty 80 chaius  to place of beginning, contain ing about  six hundred aud forty 040 acres more  or less.  Tho claim is marked number one 1  on the map or plan deposited in the  oflice'of the Honorable the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works, Victoria,  B.C.. by, John Watt. -, It is boundod on  the west, by claim number two 2 and is  crossed about the centre by Oil creek, a  tributary of the Flathead river, and  which is more fully set out on the said  map or plan.J   ���  Located the 25th day of'July, 1900.  D. W. Rhodes, Locator ,  U John Watt, Agent  NOTICE.  Take notice that after the expiration  of thirty days I intend to apply to the  Honorable the Chief Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works, Victoria,  B.C., for a special license to prospect-  for coal and petroleum over that piece  or pureel of land situated in the southeast portion of Kast Kootenay, in the  Province of British Columbia, more  particularly described us.follows:     ,,  Commencing-at a post in the southeast corner, murked ."Maggie-Watt,  southeast corner!', and running thence  north eighty 80Chains, theuce west  eighty SO chains, thence south eighty  80 chains, tlionce east eighty 80 ehains  to place of beginning containing six  hundred and forty acres (140 acres more  or less. - p  The claim is .marked number ten 10  on the map or plan deposited iii the  office of the Honorable the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works, Victoria, B. C, by John Watt. It is bounded on the east by claim number suyen 7  and on the. south by claim number nine  1) is crossed on the southeast corner by  Oil creek a tributary of the .Flathead  rivor.and which is more fully set out  on the said ina]) or plan.  Located Ithe 24th day of July,  1900.  Maggie Watt, Locator  John Watt. Agent  NOTICE.  Take notice that after the [expiration  of thirty days 1 intend to apply to the  Honorable the Chiel Commissioner of  Lands and Works', Victoria. B. C. for a  special license to prospect for- coal and  petroleum over that piece or parcel ol  land situated about eight S mile.- north  of the international boundary line in  the southeastern portion of East Kootenay. in the Province of British Columbia, und more particularly described a-  follows:  Commencing at, a post.on the southwest corner marked "John Watt, south  west eornor'', and running ihence north  eighty 80 chains, thence east eighty SO  chains, thence south .eighty��80 chains,  theuce west eighty SO chains >to the'  place of beginning and containing six  hundred and forty 040 acres more or  less.  ��� The claim is marked as claim number two 2 on the map,or plan-deposited  by mo in the office of tho Honorable  the Chief Commissioner of Lands aud  Works, Victoria, B.C.,-and  is bounded  on tho east by claim number one 1 ami  o  claim number three,3 on the south aim  is located on Oil creek,'a small erook  whieh Hows into tiie Flathead Kivcr  about three 3 iniles south of the international boundary line and which r,  moro particularly set out on the said  map or plan.  Located tho 25th day of July, 1900.  14 '     - John Wall, Locator  NOTICE.  Take notice that after the expiration  of thirty days 1 intend to apply to ihe  Honorable the Chief Commissioner ol  Lands and Works. Victoria, B.C.. for  a special license to prospect for con 1  and petroleum over that piece or parcel  of land situated about six (i miles nort It  of the international boundary line in  the southeastern portion ot Kast Kootenay and more partioulorly described ns  follows: ���  Commencing at, a post planted on the  northwest, corner marked *'Maiilo.\  Harshnian, northwest corner'' and  running thence south eighty SO cliiiiiis.  thonce east, eighty SO chains, thence  north eighty SO chains, thence west  eighty SO chains to place ol beginning  and containing six hundred and fort,\  640 .acres more or le.-s.  The claim i.- marked as claim number five 5 on the map or plan deposited  in the office oi the Honorable the Ciiiel  Commissioner ol Lauds and Works at  Victoria, 15. ('.. by John Watt, and i-  bounded on the west by portions of  elaims numbers six (5 and seven 7 and  on the north by claim number tour -1  and is'crossed in a southerly direction  liy Oil creek a small stream emptying  into the l-Mathead river about three 3  miles south of the international boundary line and which is more particular!,1,  set, out on the said map or plan.  Located the 19th day of July, 11)01).  Manley Harshmau, Locaior  J (dm Walt. Agent .  NOTICE.  Notice is, hi:ieb> sili-uii tlnit Su du>s ullur ilfite  T iuienJ IOii|;jii.\ to the Clin.-I Coinuu���loner '������'  Limits unci Work-, urui the A-anKi.iiu CorniJj'.s  sionpi of Laiiil- unci Worl-s for the fbsirlct .ii  Kasi Kooiennv /oi n Lli.en-e io pio-pei i for  Coiil unci l'diok-uui on ihe followinsj oVscriiiOl  land illumed ju-t north of ihu Iuierimlotuil  Houmliiry line. Al the m-ud of Kintlu Crec it In  Uloi-l: IIKI Southeastern portion of Brlti-h  Columluii.  1. Cominonohig ui u pobt plumed ���mo milt:  north of the Intel national lioumlary llni' huiin<  tin- initial po-t ol .loim T. lilull's c-himi mid  marlcod John T. Uluff ���> louthwoit corner poil  ihence- unit sO 0I1.1I111 ilii'iii't north Ml chums,  thi-nci-west s0 uhains. ihenci' -outh b(J chain-  to llio pliicc Ol lii-tfinniri;,' ro!HHininn l.lu (ic-rui  moro or leu.  I.oi-atcd .MiitL-li '.'III   ll'UI.  .I0I111 'I'  Blinf   Locator ,  William .). [llurf, Agonl  , ' M Coiniiii.'iiciiiK ill' a po-t plant,'d .souiliof  null adjacent to .John T. liliui ^ i-laini, hi-ini;  the initial po-t 01 r.ihun K lliiulci'- claim nml  marUi'fl lCdwin K. Hunter'- northwest t orii(*r  po-l, llii'iice e:iM s,) cliiiin^. ihi-iii'i. soutii Hi  chain-, tiw-ncc Ufil ft') chums, thence north iu  chains 10 the plmv of Iickuiiiiiiu. ��� cinuiinuiu 'iu>  acres iqorc or loss.   , ������   ���  l.ocnied March 'ill). I'.**!.  11(1 win K  ilunlor, Lue.iu.r  William .1   Ulufi   Audi 1  ,'l Cominencint' at �� post plained wc-t 01 ami  adjacent to Kdwin li. Hunter's claim liemn the  initial postof Allien "K. Kents 1101 iheasi eoinei  DO.st, theuce vesl SO chains, thence south SO  chains, tlienee east si) chain!), thence, north SO  chains to tho place of hcKiniiint,- containing 010 ,  acres moro or less. '  LociUoil Mii'rch 9th IUUI    ' .  Allien K. lie.its, Locaior        '  William .T  Uluff, Ageul  1. Commencing at n pom planted north of  and adjacent to Albeit C. Keats' claim boinf,'  the initial post of Moh 13. Tower's claim 11 ml  marked Mel) li Tower', southeast coiuer posl,  tlieneo west SO chilli]*, tucnce north SO chains-,  thence easl 80chains thence south 80 i-liiiln<- 10  the place ol uckIiiiuhk. containing UK) acres  moie or less. ��� , , ���  Located .March 'Jtli, IIWI  J fell 11 Tower, Localoi  III        '   ��� WUli.un .1. llluif, Apent  NOTICt.  , Notice is liei'i'by given that thirlj day.- uflei  (liuu'j' Intend to apply to ihe Chief COrainU  sloncrot Liinils iiucl Works and tlic Assistant  Commissioner of Land.- and Works, for  the ' District 01 East Uooiunny toi ii  License 10 piospr-ct tor coal and petruleuni ou  tlic lollnwliif; dcprluert land, situated tluee  miles 1101 iirof the International lioundni y^Lnifc  at the head of IC.ullu Creel,- Jjlork -li')-J. Southeastern poriion ot llnti.-h Columhm ,  I poiumcneiiiij.at n post planted noiilio'f*  and adjiicenl to John T. Bluff's claim belli? the  Initial post of Klsie L.~ Thomas.', claim' anil  marked CLsie L Thoina , noiiliwi-icoiin.1 post  ihence cast bO elniins. 1 honce somii su chains,  tlieneo west !-0 chains, ihence noith bO cheiua,  10 tho pl.ico of hetflunins (-oriliilrilini bloiu'ies  moie or loss  Located March Dih, l9fM  l-'.lsie L. 'i'liomaf, Loeiuo-  Willuim J. llluff, Ai'cr.i  ���J Uoiunu'uclni; ut a post plained north of  uud Adjacent to I'.liie L. Thomas' claim ucilk  the 'initial posl of Zenas A.'l'llle's claim and  nun ked Zeuus A. Pille's .south ,vcsl comer posl  llionco east SO chains, Ihence north SO cimlus,  thenco west SO chains, thenco south SO chaius  lo the place 01 bcglnnlny containing filO acres  more or less.  Located March Ulh. 1001.  Zeiiiii A rillo. Locatoi  William J. llluff, Ageiu  .1 L'DiDini-uciiiK ut ���> Post plained west ot ami  ;nl]nceiil 10 X.unas ,\ 1'ule's claim being the in  ltlal posl of G. A Kealiiig'i claim and niaiked  CJ. A. Keating's iinitheasteoiner po-t Lin uce  west SO chains, tlionce nortli SO chains, theme  easl 80 chains, thence south  SO cl.i to  lUe  placo of betrinuiiKC contaiuiUK Olli.ieies man 01  loss  Located March *)ih. l'JOl.  (J. A. Keating. Localoi  Wlllinm.l   Uluff, Agent  1. (,'oiiimeneiiit,' .it n posl. planted sou li of  'and adjacent 10 G.' A. JCeating'- claim bi-:ii<;  the initial po-t ot M.n> shea's claim aud mn iked Mary Shea's nnrihcuit corner po-t. iLence  west 80 chains, ihjuce sjuih SO chains, tlienee  cast SO ehains thenee'north SO chains lo the  place of hcmuning eontmnini; i'.40 acre- more or <  less.  Located Marcli Si h. IWI  .   Maiy Sheu. Locator  IS Willuim J JJluff. Agent  NOTICE.  Take notice that after; the expiration  of thirty days I intend to apply to the  'Honorable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works, Victoria, li.C.. for a  special license to prospect for coal and  petroleum over that, piece- or parcel of  land situated about seven 7 miles north  of the international boundary .line iii  the southeastern portion of lOasl Kootenay, in the Province of l.iritisb Columbia, and more particularly described as  follows:  (.'ommeiiciiie at a post planted on Ihe  southwest corner marked. "Albert-  Wic.g-and, southwest corner", and running thence east, eighty1 So chains,  tlienee-north eighty SO eliaiiis.' thence  west, eighty ' SO-ehains. tlienee south  eighty S>0 chains to place of beginning  and containing about six hundred and  forty 040 acres.more or less.  The claim iy marked   as   elaiiii   iiitm-  NOTlCE.  Xoilee- is lie'lelij (,'iven that \hirl\ da> s ..in r  il.itu 1 intend to apply to the Llnef Coiumii-loi:-  er of Land- and Woik-inr a Special Llcen-i to  em and eanv away ilmbei fiom ihe follow 1 im  de-cribed landi in -jcuith i:,i-: lvooiena> IM--  tiiet, Dilti-li Columbia -  Commencing at a post planted at tho -outh-  just corner of Lot lsr;' ln-iiiKlhe northeast cornel 01 Kdwanl Louden -, )ire-empt!on  thenee -imth so ehains, :liinec��e.-t so chains,  thenee north SO < hams ilii-m-u uusi so chain- iu  place ot bCKluunn;  I Jilted tin-, 1'Jlh .lav 01 April. I'nil  K. M. l-'cnwick, Lot;alor  10 Arthur Li. Fenwiek, Agent  M1NKKAL ACT ���  (KOItM h\) . '  CKU'ril'll.'A'l-K  HI-  IMl'lliiVUMUN-ls.  ,'      (J'aloi-e  .0  Slliiule in the -Fori Stcil,  NOTICE.  .Mineral < Maim.  Mliiini; Division ,.,f  ���lOiiMt Koiitenay Ulstrlci.  When: toi.-iiti.-.l:    1 >n Sullivan Hill.  .Tiihe- notice ilint. 1. .lion.-- A. Ilnrwy. I'.M.C ,  No. "r,iwvjii" iiiteiil for (?li:irl.i.;> c. |."iHrell, lp.,',l'.  C No. "Hivoffcl!!". Waluii. ,(". IIiii-cIii-ii.. .-i.-.m.G;  No. ������IllMiW". Kiibcrt I. 'l':'-|.iailiriillli',|.-.M.d.  S'o. -IICOIW.T , .lud.--.011 It. I.iili#l,.y. .!���' m'.C. No.  ���|��-Jir,.s:r-. Wllllnin .(..Laii^lcy1. i-'..m:i.:. So.  ������Ili',o,'..so'-, |.;dwin c. Sihitli. l.'.M.c. N"!,. ��� i;ri::i-,.-|-'  and Andrew .).. Devlin, Free Miner's f.'c'rll(!< nle  No. "Itnofirii.'-' Intend, sixty day> fr,..ir, the date  liercof! l�� 'apply to the .Miiilne lii-enrdi-r for .1  Ceilltleaie-i.l Imiirovenieiits. for llie purpose of  obliiinjiar a I'niwti (Down of the nh->v,. i h.iiu.  And further-take untie,; thai, aetlmi. under  sectioii .'tT. must uc commeni-ed before the Issn-  iiiii-ei'if such ('eitliiciite ol Imiiroveuieiits.  Dated Ibis !.'s;h'ilny.ol December. A.D. .11)3:1.  15  J. A. 1IAKVEY THK PftORPECTOK, FOKT STEELE,  ii.  C,  APRIL Hi.   I'"'l
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Mr  mdcI Mrs;.   A.   B.   Fen wick
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i      Dr. S. Bunnell.   Fernie. was tit
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10    .1.   (,'ann   was   tip from his
Kooti'tiay river ranch Tuesday.
I     Tom   I-Vnwiclc   wits    up   from
iL tile 1 -tiiiJ river Tuesday.
;     Tlic Kootenay river   has,   coin-
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North (Star Lodge;,,  w. j. Bate^~Vancouver.  was'
a if nest at tho Imperial Tuesday.
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A.   F.  AND A.,M.        O,  K.   S. C.
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Kei-.ul.ir    me,.Lln.---ist    Tu<-«l.i\    m   t ach •        Will.      Oai'lill      vis'ltl'lt     the    St.
month .uei^hio clock       V*-,H.i.^ Hrethern an  '  -.J.^^        rjV)?r       loo-ojni, c;lmp
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held lirst Fnil.iV of e.ich niontli 'n ii i •
r armor    Henderson    was     up
Cranorook r-odj-p, Cnmhv.iok. rt-rfuljr  meet- , j"(.om    his " EvOOtOliaV    river nilich
inj,'s hekl on the third Timrsd.u ot -ach month I mm.    , _ i •   , ,  p   ,      ... >
, ...        ,      - 1 nursday with a loaa of spuds.
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Saving"* Bank" Departiuent! — Interest allowed on deposits
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HEAD OFFICE — TORONTO.
Paid up Capital $.8,700,000: lieserve Pi Hid $.1000,000:,
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London Office; 00 Lombard Street, K. C.
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...   ' JtcguLir muouirj-j—2ml Tuesday in ' was at Cranbrook Wednesday on j
each month iu eiLr'n o'clock. '      ' orticiq,! business.
THAT WE RETAIL AT 50c. PER POUND
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invited. ''Tuesday     attendinsr     to     le?a
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Tom Ruder. Morrissey Mines, I
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Local fishermen report thati
Iro'ur 'are biline- freely in thei
Koocenav river.   -
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expected Lo Tie the guests of Mr. '
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A'udiiii.},' .mid, kui-iiiiiK  hi  book* d.i.iej  ■--Koud SuperitiUmdeut  Mackay j
with dinp.-ltcll.      < '(il-l-i-ijioivleiiei* t>(>\ hjit-
Oil.
li. W. F. CAItTKU, l''(irl Slcelo. H.C.
was engaged in. repairing the!
road between .Cranbrook and-!
Steele this week. „ I
T H.OiVl A S    Mf.'V I TT I 10
p.ll.S'.   Jc*   C.E.
|i\)i-t, Sleek;   H.G.
I.'oii'i' S'rr.ia.r. Di.via.oi'Mi.N'i svm'K.-atk l/ri)
i:i*< l.iMili'iilnill SIi ••el, I.oiiiImii. IOiihI.iiuI
N.  A.  WALLINGER,' FORT STEELE.
I-liST Ol.'l.'K'K Ilfi.K *•-. *
J. ii. CUMMINGS
OIVIL    ENGINEER
Provincial    Land   Surveyor
KOI IT   STEELE," li.  C.
GEARY   &.   DOYLE.
NOTICE. •      ''
FOR   SALE
-»
Andy Baxter returned from a
visit to Cranbrook, Wardner and
other towns'in Southeast Koote-
nav.
i Miss », Jessie Cunningham,
Cupar-Kil'e. Scotland, is in town,
llie yuesl of Mr. and Mrs. R. G.
Miller.
Uobiii't Dempsey was up from
Wardner Monday. • While in
town Mr. Dempsey completed
ihepurcha.se, from the government, of his Sand (--reek ranch.
.lames Ryan. Wardner. was in
town Sunday. Mr. Ryan is an
old-timer at Steele, and was busy
-linking hands with his -'tilli-
I'ums." •   .
TKNUKUS   fOU  I'lMHMK   I.l.Ml'l-
i     Iluvinu nold ni.Vj rati(jh..>l   would   like
Ki dispone ol tho lollou'ine lariii' iii)]ile- <
S KALK J J TK.VUKRS will, be uiienL-il l>y llie llieilt
undor^iKiieil ti]) io noon of Woiltiesiliij-. lib
Miiy, 191M. lro.il any person who liuv ilcire 10
obiiiin si loii-e uiulei- the jnovislons oi suuiion
1-2 of the -Luiid Ai-iL." for the purpose or ctiuinjr
limber llie-refroiii. of a iliubui- limit, siiuulc-il on
west sirle of 101k Hiver, noitli of Jlloi-k l.."i!'l.
known us Lot (i.ilO. Oioup l ivoolc-niiy Jtistric-l
i oiuainiiif,' in tbo iiffgreKiiio LI""* iicii!*..
The competitor offerinj; tlie liiKliest • en-li
bonus will be untitled' ton leiise ol the limits
lor a term of-*1 .vein's
ICiieh leniler must be Heeompiuiied by u eerli-
tied cheque, lnude payable in Hie uiniersiKiied.
io cover tbe umount of tlie, lit^t yenr's reiitul
(S>r«i.-J.i). und tbe amount' ol bonus lendeied.
and also a certitied cheniie for yiV> -.'.">. beii'd-lhe
i-iist of cruisiiiK and suieeyint; tbe lnniis. Tlic i
elieques » ill be at once returned to unsucccss;
ml competitors.
W.S.UOHK. ,   "
CARLIN   & DURICK
GENERAL    MERCHANTS
One Plow        One Cultivator    j'
Set of Worlc Harnos.s
Logging cliains. etc.. andcti loi |,
of   small   farm   articles. j
Write or :i|i|>l.\ Jo j
,      '      A. I'AXTKl'. |
Via Kni'i, S'l'clf.    ,       hiltlo Hull Kivcr I
Fori
Steele,
SADDLl': ,v   TACK   1IOKSKS
|     John   Wij-th,   left   on Monday
llor A'igger creek, where he   will
 •-*—  ' install a boiler and pumping ma-
Livery.   Fe6Cl   &   Sale   Stable:     j-'hinery   for   a   placer   company
■ loneratins m that vicmitv.
Kort, Si.i-olo H.i; :■" l '	
Liui-.iil.ir  Daily  Stii-ro  meet-  .ill    ,     T. 'LP    McVittie,    P.L.S.,    who
trains, at r'ori Stoulc JuncLion. \ has been engaged in surveying a
proup oi mineral claims   on   St.
i l-]u,<rene   mountain    returned    to
■iLA.MiNr. oi   \m  hi.M'- ispirni r*i j Steele Tuosdav.
 i " ;       o , .
Fort  Steele ^- !■■■   Violet,   who   has   been
D. ,,    , .,  ., ,„        '"orkin"- durinu" ihe iiast   winter
lamond Jubilee    ;,,„ t)lP Ve)1,ls (:liliin; Jvhich -s sll.
tiOSpitUl\ 'lilted ou Sheep  creek. ■ returned
Thi- lii-jiituMiiii ii.i- iiei-.i I'ci-ntb
t,-/il:iryc-d In j ii.m v. ri_r whli-d I- now
open   for   rci>..|j' mn   nl   p.itii.*ir.«.      I-'nr
I   '
i Stnelij Wednesdav
t'ertiii appiy to
J.,F.'Smith, S
'riii* Wind.sor hotel, Morrissey
j Mines, was opened up   for   busi
iess .this   week..   The .hotel  is
Fort Su-eie, B.C. I i,ne of the largest and most mod-
j i -rn -I n- Sotit heast Kootenay. ,
J.. HIGH WARDEN.
A.   McLean,   Ottawa, and   W.
Deputy CommitMOwr <;/' Lund-* d'-  H'oi'/i.s
Lonchand Works l)i'}iiirtmnH.
Firttti-io. Ji.C. asth March,  't'.W.'i.
PIONEER   BARBER SHOP
Everything Strictly First. Class.
■ Next door to the Pruxp'-ctor.
WANTED
•• A mini In i-,|,i-,--eni •"(,'an'aii.x's
'OUKA'I'KST .\"rusi':i!ii-:s" in tin- town (if
Fort, Sl,ci.:b' and .niiri-iiiiiiiliiie' ciiiiiil.i-y,
,-i.niJ take (n-ili-rs for . .
OUR   HARDY   SPECIALTIES
In   Fruit Ti-oos,  Sninll   Fruita,  Or.uiv-
niontftl  Shritba;  Row«.   VinuH
Sood PotiitouH.  oie
■St.(i(.'.k l.rui. In ii.-iiim- ii ini I'l-ei; fi-iuii San
Porrest. Morrissey ' Mines, who
iiave been cruising for, timber in
.'Northeast Kootenay for the past
! i wo weeks,, ■.returned lo Steele
'Tuesday. .     '
The pleasant, weather for 'the
past two weeks litis' been favorable for gardening,'and the prospects are that Fore Steele • will
have iiia,ny,at,ti"act.i\'e. a;s well as
profitable irardens this 'summer.
MA.VAf'-Ki:     WAN'TKI)
Triisl-wiirl li',-    Duly   or   t;i,-nl.le..,nan    In
laniie-e li..i.-ini..-.~ ,'ii'l   llii.s   rminlrv   anil
NOTICE.
Tnlie notice tbiit tliirly diiys niier ilule I intend lo apply lo llie Chief Coinmissioiici of
Lands und Work1- for n -JI yenr's lcnse ot tho
lollo-Kinp; dosciibcd binds sitiiiiu* i" Kast
Kooteniiy and desciibed us follows: - Commencing ut ii posl phi nted on the enst luinU
ei tbe Kooteniiy river. It; miles up river tumi
llie north line of l-ot No. ir>')U: tlieneo I tdchiii.li*
i .ist, thence north St) chains, tlienee west ,S0
elniins. thenco north MX) chums, thence west Si)
elniins. thence north N) chains, thenee west Su
• liiiins, thence north St) ehiiins. thence west. Si)
i hams, tlienee north i-0 chains, ihence w--l SO
clnilns. tbence north'SOchains, thence west SO
i hiiins. tbence north ,sn clui ins. thence west •*'
> hains, thence noith HI) elniins. theuce wosl
:'.:0 chains, thence souih n'.O cluiius. thence enst
•i) ch.iii-.s, tbence .south ."Ml eliains. thence enst
*-) chains, thence south hit chums. Ilience c.ist
s'lcii.uns. thence -outli UK) chains, thence cost
>-e I'huins, thence -outli Sll chu'ins. thence east
su chains, thence soulli SO chums theuce cast
*-u chains. lheii"e south Sll chains, thein-e eitst
-li eliuin.s-. thenee south ho chains, Uu-ncc enst
isO cliiiin- to place ill  IickIiiiiIiik.
.JOHN ItllOWN    l.eentor
Duted iMureb :ir<i. I'JO.I.   ' 12
NOTICE.
Notice is hereby triven Unit thirty duys iiftcc
nute I intend toiippl.v lo the Chief Commissioner of l.muls- and Works for u Speciul r.ieense lo
;iui, und c.iirry iiwuy liiiiber from Ihe following
described-binds in South Kitst Kootcnuy Ills-,
ii-ict. British Columbia:—-.
CoiuiiieiieiiiK ut u post planted ou Sullivan
Creek'!1., uiUo'N.ti. of ICIuibcrley ihcnee'west -111
cliiiiiis. tbence iinrih SO cluiius. theiicc cast .sn
cliiilns,.theiicc siiiith SO elniins. tlionce- west 10
chains to Ihe  place. or'bOKlii'iliiw.
imtcil tills l::tb duy.of Aln-ll, IWH.
■    1,     T. U. l-'cnwicki l.iM'iitiir
■ li; , Arthur It. |.'enwii-k. AkcmI.
The Fair Route.
Via ('liie.-ii>(i or .New Orleans lu til.
Louis, is tin*, om' Unit <rives you the
most lor your nionuy.—and the fact
that the ILLINOIS TICXTKAL olVors
un.iurjjohnitl turrirr via iho-.e points 10
UioWOItLnK FAIR, and hi this eon-
ncclion lo till pninis licyonrt. m.-ikos it,
io your advantage, in wise you eouUun-
|)Late a trip to"any poind oanl. lo write
ti-. before uiiikiii^; ihiararraneentonts.
We etui oll'cr the choice ol al least a
do/.un dilt'erent i-oute...
II. H. Tuu.Misru..Commercial Ae-ent,
1-12 Third St.. Portland. Orcein).
.1. C.  I.INDSF.Y. rl'.K. iVi T.A.
H-iTliird Sl-.J-'ordland. Oreyou.
I'. I!. 'I'llO.Ml'SON. F. & I'.A.. Itooiii
I, Colman Hide.. aetitUn. Wasli.
SHORT LIKE
BETW,E.I|fi .i.v
5TtBA^»efl!CAG0
eiMCAGti
East
Kootenay.
Sole Aycnts ror tho GflfllOIl St66l COMPANY
Ti£TS Strel is iruarantoed to be equal ,to Jessop's or Firths in all
ILvun RockWork.
SOMi AGENTS'
Grows Nest Goal ^panv
SOLK-   AGIONTR
.lose-Sen In. ,\>.tim;i ii.-nl |.,,sil inn I'ur | :,,]j,-,j ,,j,lir ten-itory for ivi-M ;iud -'favor-
tin; rie-lit man mi nil lier .-;al.-ii-;i ' nr i.-niii-j .-'lily kiine.-n hnti-" \>( ■ "1 ill lii'taiu-ial
mjssj,')n, I- land in l: .    '".'D.iii' sinii^lii   easli   salary
Stone & Wellington
; ami   exp.'ii-.-s   paid   eaeli    Monday     by    April.  i'.'Ol
Voi'ii- attoiition is called to tin;
•pl-'ioiieer rjiuiited" trains of the. ;"AJil-
\*/aukee,& St I'anl I tailwjiy.". ;''.l'li<* only
lierfectti-itins in llie world."
You will find it desirable to .ride on
those trains when H'oine; to any point in
I he. lOasteri! Stales or Canada.- They'
(.•oniieet, with all Transcontinental
Trains . and all Ticket Ae'ents sell
I iclcc.f.s. '' )•
I''or fiirt.lie.i- iiifni'iiuition. pamphlets,
etc., ask any Ticket Aey.nl, or
..   KOIID,   ' II.  S.  I'i'UVK,,
I'ass.  Ae-ent, (-.ieiu;r.-i! Aeent,
SPOKANK.' I'l'lLTLAMl-
I    can   ipiiekly   sei i for cash,  Wil.liiiul.
lid piii-liiersliip arc In be paid'by hii'ii.    Ineal   puhlicity.   your   Business.     Kea.l
lialeil al  Korl Steele iliisnlli   day   of   Kslale ni- I'artncrsliip. tin mallei- whe'iv.
NOTICE.
Nntiee    is    hereby   . ••/ivi'ii      Ihal    tin
piirtiuu'sliip exi>l hie- hclween   I !ieha rd ,- '*•
A.,   I'Yiiser.   and   Ilu^'h   II.   I^raser. lias/
l.eeti diHsnlve-d this day by mutual   enn-j
sent.     All accounts arc to, be. paid to IL
A.   I'Yiiser.   and   all  debts against    1 hi,'
Giant Powder company.
Mining  Supplies a  Specialty.
Airenls Lor Mu-   MASSTCY    HARRIS    CO.,  Limited.
Farming   Implements.
| N.HANSON,!
HE General Merchant AND =3
i=. ■" l_;iq[Mor* Dealer. ^
located.
I'-O.VI'lllbb   VlTli'SI'.KIKS
Ovi'i' .<iiii Aei	
TOIIONTO,        - -        ONTARIO | I!
check direct finm   iii.-adi|tiarters.      li.v-,
,-jiense money advanced.      i 'nsitipn  per
manent.     Address Manaeer. SKI   ('on
, P'hiciie'ti,  llliuoia
Sietiedi  f \ l<: 11 A KI >  A. KKASKK ;     Send me full part-irul.-i.rs. |)i-ices   iS;e.,
di   lltjcn   II. rPHASF.U
Addr
('HAS.
l'()\VI-:l.l.. Ill Wesl
Witness (.Sien
■di .!..<.). T
iiiinluiuser.
Moliawli". St.. Bullaln.   N.V
Manufacturer .pi" all Kinds of Lumber,       A' large assort- ,  ^S
ment of 'seasoned Lumber find Shingles always ^
on liaiifi '.'■.'■.'.•' 3
DIMENSION,      LUMBER      A'   SPECI.AL'rY! ^
Port  Steele
"Meat Market
T. ROBERTS. Proprietor.
Fresh and Salt Meats  Always On  Hand.

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