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 /  y  -STHE PROSPECTOR HAS IJEU.VJK  ���& �����  ,'S- *  ��� ��'    a.FTOI.VTK.D THK  OFFICIAL   X  -s" sr-  ^     /OOVERNMENT   GAZETTE     #  -!*. For SoutU Kiht Kootenay. ;K  -"*#����#**��*#***3:-3��S��***��&#*  J , s  if: 5  *  THE   PROSPECTOR   CONTAINS ALL   PUBLIC NO���  * TICES AMD GIVES THE  ��   LATfcST TELEGRAPHIC  # AND LOCAL NEWS.  *  *  m  ���  *^t/oi. 5.  PORT STPBLP, B.C. SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 1899.  No 15.  Sew Advertisements /To-day.  ���7<a*��ce-Jolm L��vett I'aue 8  '"Wmieo���N. A. Wi��lliu��cr A; K..A. Kllon.-   "     8  ^Mits !���'. Adams     "   -8  SHOULDEB TO 8H0TJXDEB.  IBJO&iih and American,;j*Sailor�� ->and  Joannes Have a Hard Fight at  Jlamoa.  >Vl1C��i��l tnTNB PmMPHCTOB.i.  Winnipeg, Man., April 18.���  jSMapatches from cApia, Samoa,  .-sl!aAe that a force of 214 British  r.;*OMi Americans and 150 >friendly  jiaitive were surprised in ambush  j��i. the German Vaslolo. The  ,r����iE>el force opened firo sou the  snow of the loft flank of the An-  'selo-Ameriean force.   Tho friend-  a heavey cross fire from the concealed enemy.    When  the command, in squads of five" sharpshooters, were sent up tho steep  hill through thick brush to "flank  the insurgeuts,one_squad suddenly came upon the entrenchments  of the rebels, halting when only  fifteen yards off; only one of this  ���quad got away ' unhurt.      Tiri-  clad gunboats shelled the insurgent position for svoral  hours.  The enemy  were  finally  driven  out.     The American losses were  five killed   and   two < wounded.  This is the heaviest loss that E^aw-  ton has yet sustained.' The several  launches captured yesterday are  worth #(30,000.     The expedition  has not sufficient  men  to  leave  THE    FORT   STEELE   BONANZA.  Twelve  Thousand   Eight   Hundred   and  Sixty  Dollars* in Gold.���1,100 Feet of Ledge  Matter in Sight.  Tunnel 15 F��*  TULLCi  BIG CHIEF GROUP of MINKS,  BOUI.DKR    CREEK.  Fort Sw.!, Mtollv niTN|on   K4af   Koo*D..v.  i~oi.ri��nrA.  The proportionate values were  $8'ingold, 102 ozs. iu silver, and  $12 in lead. Another contract  has been let for 50 feet of tunnel.  BRIT.'.-IS  Sfes bolted but the marines stood  tS��H\v ground=steadily,'the Amer-'j garrisons in the towns captured.  ��ku   and   British    tars   firing!     insane cannibals arrested.  .-^Ew-ulder to'shoulder.     The Colt I    Edmonton, N. W. T., April 14.  rtsaJfiomatic gun, with the  landing  jKSi-ty became jammed' and  the  .Americans   and    British     were  j5w.uctically at tlie mercy  of the  .'"rebels.    The retreat was sound-  ^����it.hree times  before the niar-  jrasss   and   blue   jBckets retired.  ,  .{Lieutenant A. HP. Freeman, first  Jfowitenant   of ,the Taurarga   in  jSimuuand of the allied, forces,  ���afists   shot   through   the uheart.  ' 'JLStsutenant1  PhilipJLansdale  of  fibm United States cruiser- Phila-  *$eJtphia had   his   leg   shattered  vw&ile endeavoring to fix the jam-  uifid. giiu.    Seaman Hunt of the  RJrltish ship Porpoise had an ex-'  ,��?j.'��,ordinary escape.  He remained  - vnWx the remains of Lieutenant  !3x��eemaii until clubbed .over the  /i\tisi.d and knocked seuseless. The  ���'' Bfoejacket revived as they were  'iC'isicLnig off his right ear and were  , firming'him over in order to cut  *iMMs left ear.    At this juncture  > .^fi-shell from the  British  cruiser  loyalist- buiv>t-on tlie battlefield,  scattering tiie' rebels and  Hunt  .^uceeeded in escaping.  ���The mounted .police came in  yesterday from Lesser c Slave  lake with two Indians charged  with the murder of another Indian who had become insane and  had turned cannibal and had  killed and partly eaten a man.  The murderers are now at Fort  Saskatchewan.  BROCKVILLE NOMINATIONS. '  Brockville, April 'l3.���W.' H.  Comstock, Liberal: ancpPoter  White, Conservative; were nominated today for tho bye-election.  The Big: Chief Group of Mines.  , This group of mines is situated  on Boulder creek, a tributary of  Wild Horse creek,, and the location of the mines is "on the west  side of the creek, and about four  miles from the main creek, Wild  tative: "There is ore enough in  "sight on the Big Chief to keep a  large number of stamps going  for a good many years'',  It/may not be out of place to  mention a few of the' many��as-  says that have been  made} from  Received Rush Orders.  -Sp<;et.U io Thk, I-'riwi'v-otok!  Halifax, N. S., April 18.��� Mil-  ���e^sury authorities here .have received instructions by cable to-  <r&Kf to rush soldiers and sailors  ���inh.<i) came by the steamer Car-  fteagrenian through to Vancouver  "fPl&h as Kttic- delay as possible,  ?!�� a transport is waiting for  islre.ia. The authorities refused  f*>>-divulge their place of destina-  iilfbh but it is believed that they  v'wj .going to Samoa.  , Ottawa, April !2.���An order  f-ir.ft'ouncil lias been passed pro-  wmUng Mr. Justice Killan of  , "fc1?Kiiuipeg to the eliief justiceship  . t*+f Manitoba in place of Sir  Cffiwjunas Taylor who recently vrc-  j-named. ,  Xatest News From Manila.  (Spi'dal tD'I'nr rKoiric-iiik.)  .Manila. April I-(.---United  Suites transportSheridau, which  .--sailed from New York February  JlWii having on hoard the twelfth  ?>r.v;3.ment and a batalion cf IT. S.  JuiJfanlry arrived hero today.  On the night of April I Ith  Jjirtutenaut Meye.rs disappeared  fjrow Uic ship, the weather was  ���Jrrxeusely hot and, the Lieutenant  ;��va�� sloeping on deck aud it,is  ;-��jip]+osed that he Jell overboard.  Three privates and six children  fii-ed from i)ne.u,uionia.  Scxv York. April   H.���A   dis-  ya-4ch to the Herald from Manila  :im.y&      The    expedition    under  jULtjor  General .Lawton   yesiiei--  k4��y moved li! miles furtliei-north  .-UrLoag the lake, taking two towns,  ;��,e*ngos and.Paete, the center of  ^jfc,�� jusurgent  military govera-  s'fifSat in the district of', Laguha  cte Bay.    Here tlie road is block-''  rt^P-bjf steep hills on aach sid��; on  T>vMeh the; insui-gents  have , con-  : i*i,f3a.cfaid great log trenches, and  ���jjfcsa across''.the''main road.,    The  r^Oirtb -.Dakota-,'regiment. r.un, into  -    HOW   THE   GERMANS   TAKE   IT.  Berlin. April' 13.���The Tage-  Watt cables the arrest of' the  German managers of, the, plantation in which the ambuscade  took place', "illegal" saying,.  -,'Our couucil is tlie only competent judge."    i  The Lokal Arzerges expresses'  the opinion that the affair shows  the need of prompt action by the  commission:' <,'..���', /' .,*<-���'  "The .yossich'e.jZeitun'g says,'  '"���wlia'tever . action the' government takes' it will ��� liiid itself  fully backed by the Reichstag.  AN    AMERICAN    OPINION.  Chicago^    April     I."J���Senator  Culluui of  Illinois,   when  aslfed  for an expression on the  massacre of United States sailors  and  marines  at  the  German planta  tion  in   Samoa,   said:    *-I   have  only  a  vague  idea of the latest  information from Apia, but from  what I gather the massacre  will j  result  in  complications   of   the  gravest   character.     ' The   dispatches indicate that  the United  States and British  sailors  were  waylaid and slaughtered ou   the  plantation of a prominent- German resident of Somao, ambushed   accordiiig   to   the   most    approved methods  of  the  uneivil-  izod American  Indian,   and   this  German urged the Ma'taafans on  to the slaughter, il' these reports  are true, "then Germany will be  called Jo  account  by  both   the  United   States ' and   England."  The Senator refused   to  predict  what action in the matter would  be, taken   by  the  authorities at  Washington,   giving   it,   ;i,s   his  opinion that  the  United  Stales  and British Governments should  meet any  emergency  and cope  with it successfully.  A    SMALL   FIGHT.  Manila, April i:J>.���l:Uf> p.m.���  About four this morning a small  body of rebels attacked the camp  of the   third   artillery   from   a  swamp  near  Paombon.   a   mile  and a half west of Malolos.' Two  privates  were   killed   and   two  others    were    wounded,    when  light came the American  forces  scoured the district driving  the  rebels northward, killing several  of  them.     A   private soldier of  the     Montana-    regiment    was  wounded.  Horsep and not more than seven.- samples taken from the numer  miles from Fort Steele. '  The property consists of three  claims, the Big Chief, Ames and  Golden Coin, and were located  by K. .1. Highby, H. L. Amme,  Walter VanArsdalen aud A. B.  Grace. ,   '   '  Since the bonding of this property there has been oyer ,$10,000  expended' in developing .these  claims, aud from a' recent inspection of the .mines", w�� are i'reo, to'  say-i.that," in our opinion, the  property will equal if not -rival  the Republic or any of the gold  propositions discovered during  the past' twenty years in the  northwest, v  Theoreisa porphyritic quartz, j  pus tunnels and drifts. The first  assay^takenwent $2.,i3t in, gold,  and #30 in silver. No 2 assay,  Sl,94f?.3n in gold. A large number of assays have averaged,  from $300 to $1500 in gold. The  largest assay went *12,8(5<) in  in gold.  There is no doubt but that this  property is one of the richest  and'most remarkable discoveries  that- li?-Sg been made (in the ' Pro-  vmce.      , ,-,-  The property is now under  bond to Mr. E. C. Egan, the well  known rail way. con tractor. Mr.  Egan has expended about &lo,-  000'in development work on the  claims,   besides   the   cash   pay-  Kining Notes.  THACY  CREEK MINES.  A 'number of men are at work  developing the John L. and J.  H. C. claims on Tracy creek.  Present development consists of  an open cut 41 feet in length,  ending in a tunnel lti feet in  length. There is a full breast of  ore iu the tunnel. .The ore is a  galena carrying copper.  xMinnio M. The tunnel on this  property is now in Hi! feet with  a grand showing of ore. A number of men are actively engaged  ix developing the claim. The  ore is a galena and carbc nates of  a high grade.  Estella. Sinking on the main  ledge has acommenced on this  property. It is thought that  this is a move in the right direction by the owners of the claim.  ' 'mabel..*' '    * -  This property, under the- efficient management of Mr. W. E.  Johnston; is rapidly, being developed. The tunnel is now in  145 feet, and the ledge at' ,this  point is nearly four feet in width.  The ore  will   run  from $100 to  Try-Again Bonded. ���  This property situated on Six-r  Mile creek, distant about eight  miles from Fort Steele. The Try-  Again rhas"been"Bonded by A. W.  Bleasdell to Chas. Bstmere, who,  has re-bonded to Spokane parties  for $10,000.  Development' work    on     the  claim consist of a tunnel now io  35 feet, showing a ledge of four  feet.     The ore carries copper,. ���  gold and silver.  Sullivan Group.  The main shaft'of the Sullivan  is now down 95 feet, aud the ore  at that' depth is improving in  quality. It is tho intention to  cross cut as soon as the 200 foot  level is reached.  SAKOAN TBOT7BXJE.  showing  of  The ledges are well denned, and  nients that have  been' made  on  have been exploited for a dis-c  tance of nearly 1.000 feet. There  are two veins or ledges running  through the claims The main  ledge is H feet in width, the  small ledge is ','> feet wide, and  parallels the main ledge at a distance of fifteen feet.  The present development work  consists.of^in open cut 12 feet iu  the bond.  Found, a bunch of keys, with  a check .ring marked No. 44.  Apply to this 'office.  Mr. H..Hugos of  at..Fort Steele. .  Rossland   is  length at   the point  where  the  discovery was made.     One hundred   foot   down   the "mountain  there is a tunnel in 50 feet   with  a   shaft down   12  feet.     Three  hundred feet further down,   another funnel is in 25 feet, with a  crosscut to the small ledge. -The  main ledge at  this  point  has a  rich pay streak on   the  hanging  wall: the small ledge is also very  rich in this drift.     Three  hundred feet lower is a,  tunnel   in  tit)  feel.      Thin tunnel is run on the  vein, aud   there  is  a'wonderful  showing of rich ore iu  the   face-  gold being visible and very evenly distributed through the quartz  which contains  a   large  amount,  of telluride. Five hundred ft down  another tunnel has been   started  which is now  in some   10  feet.  This tunnel will open   the  ledge  at th�� water level, and at a depth  of 1,100 feet from the discovery  point;      The  ore  in   this tunnel |  lias lo.-d  none  of  its   values,   on  the contrary the ore is more uniform in its distribution.    The.de-  velopinent; work has'demonstrated that there is, a ledge <S feet in  I width by   1,1.00   fe��t  in   length,  also that this vein is paralled by  another vein. ;5 feet iii width,,for  th��i same distance..  An expert who, returned from  an inspection of the property  said to a Pkospkctok   repres��h-  Dupont Group of Mines.  On Boulder creek, and ���southeast of the Big Chief group,  are  situated   the   Dupont   group   of  mines,  consisting  of  the   Quin-  land. Ada and  Boulder claims.  On the'JDuponl, we find the largest showing of quartz there is in  South East Kootenay,   the  main  ledge having a width of 200 feet.  and an average value of $5. This  group  of claims   is   owned   by  Messrs.   Highby.    Amme,   VanArsdalen, Grace and   Quinlivan.,  who have bonded the property to  Mr. E  J. Walsh of Toronto, for  the sum of ��20,000.  There; are several leads running through this property which  carry high values in gold. Active development work will commence on this property about  the first of June. Mr. Walsh is  expected at Steele about, the 1st.  of May, when active preparations  for the accomodation of the men  and getting in supplies will commence.  $150 per~ton in gold, silver (and  copper.   "     ,        ���       ���  CrKIFPITH  (JKOUR  There is a good  ore on these claims. Active development will commence about  the first of May. '    ���--������"���-  OU)   AH 10.  The owners are running a drift  cross-cutting tlie le'dge on this  claim. A,tunnel is iir 20 feet.  The ore is a galena carrying cop-  pen   , ���'���>' .'ji     .,   . ,    ���  Tom Sevens is working" on a,  fraction which lies between thei  Mabel and Griffith'group. A  shaft is down 15 feet, andt*, several open cuts have been run.  There is a good,showjng of ore  in all the openings.  OMI.V1CA   BONDKI) "  Bmp��ror William 8ay�� the Action of  Kautz^Calla for Explanation.  ' London).���The  Berlin   correspondent of the Standard says: *  After    receiving   Mr.   Whitey  United States ambassador,  andr  Sir Frank Lacelles, British Ambassador, last week, and explaining to them Germany's attitude  in   regard   to Samoa.   Emperor  William sent instructions to  the  German ambassadors in London  and Washington to the'general'  effect that   Germany .considers  the new   government  in  Samoa  illegal and the action of the British and Americans a clear viola-   ���  tion(of the Samoan act. , The be-,  haviour of Admiral   Kautz   to-   '  w^i-d the German cruiser Falke  ���  has   given , umbrage   througout  the empire and ,it  is  considered  certain that if thereport is confirmed  the   United   States   wilh  readily   admit Germany's  right ''  to satisfaction and repair of-Ad-' '  miral Kautz's errors.' .ltishoped  p  ho,wever that  the 'accounts '��� are ���  exaggerated.      , \.       '       ���  Grand Millinery Opening-.  ' April 14th and, 15. U. C. Cloth- .  ing    House,   opposite   Bank   of  Commerce. ,   Cranbrook.        Tea-  served  to ^ladies  each  day ��be-  Golden Tl��ece Min��.  This property is situated on  Tracy creel-:, and is owned by  Messrs. Scott. Mutz and liuy.  Development work consists of a  tunnel now in' some -40 feet,  showing six feet of grey copper  ore. A picked sample went as  high as $700.  It is reported that theOminica  claim has been bonded to a Toronto outfit. The' property is  .situated on tlie west side of Mark-  creek and about two miles from  the North Star mine.  STANr>AKI>   AND     UTTJ.K    CHIEF.  A. W. Bleasdell is doing assessment work on the above  claims. A shaft is down 20 feet  on, the Standard. The ore is  a Galena carrying considerable  copper.   .  The Stemwinder.  , -The tunnel of the Stemwinder  is. now in 70 feet with a cross  cut of 30 feet in solid pyrrhotife  ore and no wall encountered as  yet, some galena is found, together with fair values in gold,  copper and silver.  The Stemwinder belongs to  the North Star Company and  bids fair to rival the North Star  jn point of ore production.  tween 2 and 4  p.m.   ' Dressmaking a specialty.    - , j  *               Mac'gs & Hughes..  A. F. and  North Star Lodge, TJ. D.  A. M.  Will hold an emergent meeting  on Tuesday. ISth April, ^at 8  p.m.. in Masonic Temple." Initiation of candidates being the  principal business. Visiting  brethren welcome.  Promising Claim.  Among the many promising  mining properties in the vicinity  of Fort Steele may be men) ioned  the Mabel H. While but little  work has been done the showing! hj�� appointmeni:  St. John's Church of Engiand.  . The Rev. Henry Irving of  Rossland is expected for Sunday  April 10. There will be celebration of Holy Communion at II  a.in. Service in the evening 7.30  p. m.  The annual Easter vestry  meeting will be held in the  church Monday ,evenimr at <S  p. m.  According to recent advice.**-  Mr. John F. Stevens has been  appointed chief engineer of the  Great Northern railway, with  extraordinary powers not usually granted chief engineers of the  great railway systems, according to   the   circular  anuouncini'"  '. v PHCinni* M.  . The parties having the. contract,for tlie 140 feet of .tunnel  on the.MinniwM. have'completed fifty feet,  their contract. They -report  that, the property is'looking well,  and that there is * feet of galena,  and carbonates, Mutt recent assay showed a total value of frs-l.  is remarkable. The development, of the property consists  only of an open cut. The value  is largely in copper with a fair  percentage, of copper. The vein  so far as uncovered is two and a'  half feet wide and lies between  quartzite, slateand porphyry.  A   depth, of  300  feet, can   be  gained   by   running   an    incline  "lie will have charge of thu  location and construction of all  new lines, and will direct The location of and provide plans total 1 bridges, buildings, tracks and  structures on the company's  property, and the method. pof  maintaining 'the same."  The claim is located on- Diorite  creek alwut 12 miles from town,  and it is owned by Charles  Smith a business man, of Fort  Steele.  Resigned.  It is reported that Mr. C. M.  Edwards has.resigned his position as mining .recorder .'of tlie  Fort Steele district,.  ADVERTISE.     '  THE PROSPECTOR.       ���,-/. ���.....' THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B. C, APRIL in, 1SHJ).  mm$m  ���w?tgf.  IT   PAYS   TO   TRADE   AT  GILPIN'S  ST0RES  At  %t <*W'   ''���5*1^'  IT* |Hf  Cran  Prices the Same at Either Place  .MOST.COMPLETE, STOCK IN EAST.KOOTENAY EMBRACING FULL LINES OF  !    ' , *> ��  Shelf and Heavy Hardware Groceries, Clothing  ii * *> * i  Macliinery, Mill Supplies JDry Goods, Hats  Paints, Wallpaper, Glass. Footwear, Ladies and  and Furniture Gents Furnishings  1 > ���      '    ' r     0 ', ' -ft ' i* , r  Prices all right.      No  one  un  0  Estimates made on large Quantities of Mining Soppiles  Certificate, of Improvements.  MIXKKAL ACT, 1898.  ,    '    (i-ohm r)  .-'   NOTICE.     '  ''   '     ,  Silver Cliier. Silver Kocf, Nonesuch, Sirdar  "wndGriflltli'HPnwlinnMinenil.Cl!ilmssiumt<!iii  1*0 Fort Steele Mining' Division ol Soutii Kast  JCootcmiy District.  Whore lociitcVt: About one ��nd n l>ftU miles  west from puck bridge ou Hull Kiver on nortli  ��ldo of river near Ilurut HriilBO Creek.  Take notieo Unit I. IDavid Griflltlm, Free  Miner's Certificate No "16030 A��" intcnil sixty  *sys fiom the dine hereof to apply to the Min-  yug Keconler for a Certificate of Improvements  1 tor the purpose of oliinlniiiK n. Crown Oram of  tju* above claim* '  And further take notice that action under  iwetlou :i7, must be commenced before the issuance of Mich Ortitlcaie of Improvements.  DAVID UIUKFITH.   -  Dated this 2Hth day of Feb., 181W. 9-17  FOR SALE.  An Amalgamator for. working free  milling quart/.. Saves over 90 per cent  of gold. Weight with power 28.000 lbs.  in Made sections for Packing to mountain claims. Can be seen near tbe St  Eugene Mission.  I'Jpr Particulars apply to  J. A. HARVEY, Fort Steele. B.C.  DISSOLUTION    NOTICE.  Take Notice, that cthe partnership heretofore cxlstiiiR between the undersigned as  Urewcrs at the Town of Fort. Steele under the  (Inn name of the "Fort Steele Brewing Co,"  has this day been dissolved by'mutual consent. The business will be continued by the  said L. Sick, under the same firm name, who  assumes all the liabilities of lha said partnership and to whom all debts due the said partnership must be paid.  Witness I FRED KAISER.  J. A. Hahvkv.    'l L. SICK. v  Dated at Fort Steele this tith day of March,  A. D��� 1899. ' ' 10-14  G. ARNOLD  Makes regular trips from Fort  Steele Junction to Fort Steele.  FREIGHT OR EXPRESS  Delivered  ou  clay  of  arrival.  Leave orders with  M. A. BEALE.  EXCHANGE �� SAFE DEtf0S��f CO.  Transact? a'general collecting,and exchange business.  Kauffman House  MOYIE CITY. EAST KOOTENAY. B.C.  DRAFTS, CHECKS, TIME CHECKS AND  ACCOUNTS CASHED.  Drafts issued payable in Canada and  the United Suites.       -  ' '  NOTICE.  0  SOUTH EAST KOOTENAY DISTRICT.  ASHESSMK.VT    .\C-r    AND    KBVHNUE    TAX    ACT.  Xolico Is hereby i;ivon. In accordance with  the Statute*, that Revenue- Tax and all taxes  fevled under the Asvssment Act are now due  for the year ifflu. All of the abo\o taxes collectible within the ilistrlet of East Koctenay  Southeni UI vision, asses-cd liy me.arepa>ubl<*  at my ofllw* Fort Steele. Assessed '.-ixc* .ire  collectible at the follov-ini? raw.-", viz:  Four-tlflhs of one jx.-r i-ent on the' assessed  value of r��*nl estate.  Three-fourths of one p��r cent, on ihe assessed value of personal property.  On so much of the income oi any j��-rson as  exceeds one thou-.>nd dollars, the following  mtes. nnmelv, upon such escess, when the  same is not more th.in ten thousand dollar-.  one and one fourth of one per cent., ulicn such  excess is over ten thousand dollar- stud not  more than twenty thou��ano dollars, one and  one half of one per tent., when such execs-is  over twenty thousand dollar.- one -nil three  fourth"! of one per cent  Three per rent, on the a-sesM-1 * alue of  wild la ml  II paid on or t'ufore the Tnh  nay  of ,liin��-  1W*".'.  Threi--llfllls of om   pern nl. r,��� tf.f-.:���������( "M ,|  value of ie,ll e,tale.  OiH'-h.ilf of one  |><-r cent,  on  the as- S'��l  value of personal prop. rt;.  I'pon  such  e\-<i-s   of   iiiconn-.   *h>'n   1 h<  sani"  is not, more  than  ten thousand dollars  one, per cent.,  when smih excess  i�� over ten  thousniiil .dollars and  not, -tnore' than  twenty  thousand dollars, one and one-fourth of on.'; per ,  coin.., when such excess is ..over  twenty thons- '  and dollars, one and onephalfof one per r.i-nl.  ��� 'Revenue Tax ?:u��) per cupiui.^  One. per cent, on the assessed value of ore  or ininenil liearini,' substances, payable ���I'uurt-  crly on the lasl'day of 'lie thonlhs of Mareii.  ��� .liino.'Sepleiiiberti'nd December.of each year.  C. M. KDWAItUS.  . Assessor iind ("olleetor.  .     h'ort Sleeie. II. (..'.. .Iiiumiry '''ih. 1H1K*. *      -I  BOWLING ALLEY  Riverside Avenue, Fort Steele. B. C.  ' ALI1ERT LEE, PROPRIETOR.  Cigars and Tobacco  Edisons' Phonograph  For private nartys ami home amusement, the Phonograph is ju&t the thing-.  Why not give it a trial? Terms reasonable, leave orders at the l)o\vlinir Alley  PALMERS BAR HOTEL  PALMER'S UAH, li C.  archie mcleod,  -  - proprietor  The above Hotel has been recently erected, and neatly furnished throughout.  posy and Comfortable Rooms  The   Bar  supplied   with   the    BEST  brands of Liquors and Cigars.  HEADQUARTERS   FOR   MINING   MEN,  Moyie Hotel  -    Mouie, City, B.C.  D. L. 5ETTCHEN     .  The  Jeweller m  WATCHES REPAIRED und SATISFACTION'  OUAHANTEED.  Four Steele,  B.   C.  WeMeWHEELSj  Too!]  MILLER R0DEONE2O93 MILES IN 132 HOURS  The Eldredge  5G.OO  The Belvidere  Travellers will iind this bot<*] Uie  moit eonifort-able on the route to Perry  Creek and Croiibe Mountain.  EVEKYTIIINC 'F1KST  Cl^ASS.  T. C, ARMSTRONG  J^out Steele, B. C.  ���Manufacturer oi  Tinwiiiv, Giilviuiizod Iron, Sheet  Iron,   Slovo  Pipes and  Uopperwiu'O  BUILDINGS HEATED aiid VENTILATED  Phimbiiii^.   Pi]ie  litting  undpUl  Ifinds of slinitiiry work  Air TicjhT- Hot Blast Stoves  llydrtiulit;    unci    Air    Pipes   foi*  JONES &BARR  Fort Steele, B.C.  General Blacksmith,  HORSE SHOEING,  AND JOBBING.  Mining    Work    a    Specialty.  First class_ accommodation for travel  ling; public.     A well stocked bar.  Good tftublinij.  ,   G.CAMPBELL, PROPRIETOR.  Teams leave Fort Steele Tuesdays Fridays and Saturdays at  7 a.m. for Elliott's Landing, connecting  with ' boats   for   Moyie  City. . -, Li  Boats can be had anv day at EllioUPs.  GRASSICK   &   OEMPSEY.  '   ^ | ^ '  CONTRACTORS  AND  BUILDBRS.  Fort   Steele" B.C   '  GEORGE GEARY.  Livenj, Feed & Sale Stable.  Fort Steele B.C  SADDLE & PACK HORSES.  'IK.t.MINR Ol- AI.I. KINDS A SI'JiOIAl.TY  Shaving ^ Hair Dressing- Parlor  Next to Oriental Hotel o  FORT   STEELE, B. C.  All kinds of hair work  -   a specialty.  A.J. GREZ,  Proprietor-  c  unci    Air  Aliuofc.  i  Superior to all others irrespective \  of price.    Catalogue tells you  why.    Write for one.  SI'KCIAIj   AT'1'I0NT1ONu I'AII)   to  ,K).M. WO.UK.  J.���'.)-. Lamont  Con 1 nic 1 ()r and 1>uikier  Fori Steele. II. <J.  J. GRICE, D. D. S.  Oi'iidiiiiti* I'hiliidclphia, Dental College  DENTIST  Riverside   Avenue,  FOIvYr S'J'KRT^E,   13.  C.  Mrs., SPRAGUE  Fruit  '0' Gunfectionery  -   %.     Notions of all kinds.  CIGARS and TOBACCO.  PIIOTOGRAPJIS  A.  K. FRANCIS.  Pliotographic Artist.  .Studio, Government. Avenue, north  of  the Piv.sbyteriim Church.  Outside Views a Specialty.  C. E. ADAMS  i  PIONEER  BARBER SHOP .��  Everything Strictly First Class..  A'ex-t door to the J^rofi/jector.  IV YOU WAJCT A GOOD MEAT.  Go to the  MONTE   CARLO  RESTAURANT  Ou Riverside Avenue  William Robinson, Proprietor  MKAI.S   AT   AI,f,   HOUHS.  I-v, COHN  TAILOR  AND IMPORTER OF  FINE WOOLLENS  Rocky Mountain -Avenue  Fort Steele,'B. G.  Why Not Invest In     ��  KIMBERLEY  The Leadville ol East Kootenau  li miles from the famou.<--  Nokth Stau mine. l.{ mileE-  from the Sull'ivan mine.  Nearly   200  mineral   claims surrountf  KIMBE11LJ5Y and depend on it  for supplies  The terminus of thesNorth Star  Railway Branch  KEMBJ5RLISY is not n boom Uivrn,.  for mu'rounded by tho LAltGKST S1L--  VKK-LKAD MJNUS L\ THE WORLD  it, must uecchHiirily lxieonu: a, liir^a  city  For a safe and profitable investment buy lots in Kimberley    '  BOX 835  FORT STEELE  CHAS. ESTMERE  .'...  ....      Sole flaent.  Post Office Address, Kimberley-  I via Cranbrook, B. C- THK PROSPECTOR, KURT STEELE, li. C, APRIL 1"), 1 s��>9.  mhe tytospzchxv  SATURDAY. APRIL 15, 18!)!).  Ottawa Letter.  From Our  Own Correspondent. .     -���  Ottawa. April 10.���The trade  mid navigation returns for the  ,l��st fiscal year have just been  presented to the House, and they  ' makeup a bulky volume pres-  , anting a mass of figures, bewild:  tiring in variety and detail. The  aggregate trade of Canada was  ��� $304,495,730, of which $104,152,-  <-j88 were exports and $140,323,-  r'>r,3 imports. Tho increase in  the ' aggrogate , trade over the  previous year was $17-,300,000.  The duty increased from $19,-  391,000 in 1��97 to $22,157,000 in  1898 in spite of the substantial  reduction in the tariff. The trade  '    with'1 C4reat   Britain   was nearly  ", $21,000,000 greater, and with the  United States $13,300,000 more,  while the,trade with Great Britain excedetl that with tho. United  States by $13,000,000. It is in-  1 cresting to note, too, that while  there has been an ,annual aver-  jvge excess since Confederation  of imports over exports, of $1">,'-  4S0.O0O. last' year the excels of  exports over imports wa.s nearly  $24,000,000.      Canada's   exports  ��� lo Great Britain increased tremendously, in fact the excess  over the previous your is greater  than the'whole exportation of  r\in Uuiled States.,   ���  OliU  KOHKHiN   TKADK.  As to other countries, our trade  with France increased over forty  jj>er cent, and there were also,, increases'.in Newfoundland and  South America, and slight decreases with Germany, West Indies. China and .Japan. It is also  -worth noting that every division  of exports'increased except lumber and other products of,the  forest. The products of, the  mines and-fisheries? animals and  'their'produce, agricultural' ��� products, manufactured goods, bullion and coin, till showed .advances. The greatest increase, and  ' l hig fact is of paramount inipor-  , tancePwas in the exportation of  irrain.   which " almost . doubled,    tive  co-operation  on  the. spot.  being   $33.78:!.000" in    1898,'    as .How much ntight be accomplish-  agiiiiust $17;.432,000 in 1897, wheat  .oiidvanced: from $9.2(io.000 to $21.-  1 ��)33.000.   and   of   the '$20,9(5(5,000  ''-which" Great .Britain   imported  ��1(5.477.000  was 'grown  in Can^  ada. /Flour and, meal   advanced  iron) $2,201,000 to $0.01(5.000 and  oats from #I,��J3,000  to  $3,320.-  1'000.     Altogether  the details of  Canada's trade in 1898 fully bear  (Hit the claims of  progress   and  (���prosperity which  were  made  in  ndvau.ce.-and are 'intensely  significant  of  the tremendous  impetus thathas been given to the  business of the country   by   the  new    methods    introduced    and  prosecuted   by   die   present  administration.  ��SMI(iltATION   WOUK   IN    HKTTAIN.  �� (. A recent issue of the Canadian  Cassette. (London', Eng.) has a  lengthy article oh emigration'  lo Canada from which the following extracts are given:���  "It is significant t.o   nolo   that  iAui  figures for   1898  so  far   as  /Panada is concerned wort!  much  larger    than    in    the    previous  voars, and, further, that Canada  .stands' alone   in  this respect, as  5n ovary other case  a decline   is  recorded.     If   the   returns  were  H>ased   upon   easily   ascertained  facts    i lie     Canadian     increase  would   be   even   more   marked.  Moreover the  efforts   to  attract  .-suitable settlors to the Dominion  have been energetically continued throughout  Ihe  past   twelve  mouths.    Canada has been widely  rtdverlised in  the  press  of  the  United Kingdom.     The  representatives of the  Canadian  Government and  the  Canadian   Pacific   Kail way    Company     have  been actively employed in lecturing,   visiting   agricultural   fairs,  markets and shows, and   in  disjoin minafi ng   information   a*   to  ihe  resources   of   the   country.  Educational work among the. rising   generation,   lias  beo.u .fully  .maintained with the co-operation  of   the   two  o.r .thre�� thousand  school masters with whom bolh  of these agencies are in correspondence. , Lantern lectures  have been in great demand, and  a highly successful new, departure has been made by the Canadian Pacific Railway with a  series of animated photographs  of Canadian life, which has prov  ed extremely popular.  THE  LIMITATION  OF  THE  WORK.  One or two of the conditions  under which this work is carried  on must, however, always be  borne in mind. The class of  emigration which alone can be,  and is officially encouraged, is  distinctly limited. The capitalists and farmers who are always  welcome belong to a section of  the community which is proverbially slow to emigrate, and the  farm laborers today are in many  cases sufficiently content with  his position and prospects to  hesitate to seek a new home in a  strange land. Moreover a large  proportion of the ' enquiries i-e-  ceivwd by all,who are connected  with emigration work come from  people who. however, well qualified otherwise, have .not, the  means to cross the Atlantic. Until some means is provided for  overcoming' or minimizing this  difficulty Canada has no, '-open  door" for them.1 In fact, till this  problem is solved, and solved it  assuredly could be if resolutely  approached in a business spirit,  with a clear conception of- the  conditions to be "taken into account, the Dominion1 cannot hope  to attract to her. broad acres the  ���'land hungry" who, given this  help, would speedily be numbered among her prosperous citizens. ' a "  ���HOW' VVK   MAY. IIKl.P   JT  ON.  '���Meanwhile'and subject to  these limitations; the immediate  prospect is, as we have said, distinctly satisfactory.' Iu'1899, as  in 1898, Canada can justifiable  expect to obtain not only the  largest proportion but also -the'  cream of1 tlie emigration wliich  leaves the United Kingdom.' And  Canadians themselves could .further improve the outlook by  ac-  THF. 14IOMT SORT OF PAUPERS.  According to the officials of  more than one bank in'Winnipeg  a large number of the newly arrived Doukhobors have already  opened accounts and many have  cashed drafts for considerable  sums, brought with ' them from  Russia. A picturesque little  story is going the rounds of the  Western press to tho effect that  quite a crowd of interested passers collected on Main street the  other day to watch through the  uncurtained windows of a leading bank a small party of free  and independent Doukhobors  counting over quite unconcernedly, on a large seat just inside  the window, a pile of bank bills  aud gold coin. .' The bank above  claims-to have cashed as many  as- thirty drafts in one day.  These are the "Paupers" forsooth, of which we heard so  much not long ago.  ed if zealous emigration councils,  in every district were ready to  welcome the new, arrivals, and  advise'and help new settlers, and  by correspondence with the English press supply from their own  experience just the practical information foipwhioh the intending emigrant seeks. Here is a  wide and promising field for. patriotic Canadian effort. Is not.  the time'ripe for at least the  tirst'steps in this direction?"    '  THEY   HAVE   TROITRI.K  OF  THE1U  OWN.  The re-organization , of the  Conservative' party which was  undertaken'" a short time ago  with such a flourish of trumpets  by Sir Charles Tupper. does not  appear to ��� be making much  headway. In his speech on the  address'the other day the veteran leader impressively warned  tlie Government that lie would  personally stump Quebec in op  position to the proposed Senate  reform: within two days the  Government candidates in Levis  was returned in the bye-election  by acclamation, and yet Quebec-  is the Province where tlie re-organization i.��. supposed to be furthest advanced, and Levis is a  constituency that lias been as  often represented by Con.serva-  tives as by Liberals and was  only carried by the late Mr.  Guay at the last, general election  by a very moderate majority.  Now it is announced that' the  prosposed Dominion convention  wliich was to be held here by  the party dui'ing the pre.s��nt session is to be postponed to a more  convenient sea.son for many leaders and would-be leaders realize  that such a gathering would only  emphasize the woeful lack of  harmony within their ranks, the  chaos that exists iu tlie matter  of a policy and the radical differences of opinion-.thai prevail a��  to.'who are and who'..should' be  .1 ea.de j ".s..  "What a Kile a. Minute Moans to the  Locomotive Making It.  At sixty miles an hour the resistance of a train is four time as  great as it isat thirty miles-that  is, the fuel in one' case  must be  four times as great  in  one  case  as it is in the other. But at sixty  miles an hour this fuel must be  exerted for a given  distance  in  half ,the time that it is at  thirty  miles;   so  that   the. amount, ot  power exerted and steam generated in a given   period  of  time  must be eight times as great at  the faster' speed.     This   means  that the capacity  of the   boiler,  cylinder and other parts must be  greater, with a corresponding addition to the weight of  the  ma  chine.  l Obviously, therefore, if  the weight per wheel, ou account  of the limit of weight  that the  rails   will   carry,   is   limited,   a  point.is soon'reached where  the  drivings wheels and other parts  cannot be further enlarged,  and  then'the maximum of speed  is  reached.     The nice  adjustment  necessary in tlie various parts ���of  these immense  engines  may  be,  indicated by some figures as  to  the   work- performed   by. . these  parts   when   the   locomotive  is  worked at high-.speed.-^rr,-^,-^--  Takea passenger engine on one  of the. big lines. ' At sixty'miles  an hour,a driving wheel ii-A feet  in diameter revolves dive times  every second, so that the reciprocating part of-each cylinder,  including one piston, piston rod.  'cross-head and connecting rod,  weighing about bT>0 pounds.' must  move back and forth a distance  equal to thoslrokc (usually two  'feet) every time Ihe wheel revolves, or in the fifth of a, second.  This weight starts from a state  of rest .it the end of each stroke  of the piston and must acquire a  velocity of 3.r)feet per second in  one-twentieth of a second, and  must be brought to rest in the  same period of time.  A piston 18 inches in diameter  has an areaoC2f)4-A square ii.chos.  Steam of lr>0 pounds .pressure  per square inch would therefore  exert a force on the piston equal  to 38.175 pounds." This force is  applied alien-irately on each side  of tlic piston ten times in a second.���Mrninij and Scientific I'rrss.  Sullivan Diamond Drills  Most accurate and  most  economical  prospecting  drills  made.    ,  Drills of all capacities, operated, by hand or horse power, steanj,  compressed air or electricity.  SULLIVAN MACHINERY  COMPANY.  305 and 306 Rookery, Spokane, Wash.      -   ,   -      -       Chicago, 111.  KNIGHT & STONE,  Agexts.  CONTRACTORS FOR  PR0SPECTIN6   MINERAL  LANDS.  _t   MA. BE ALE  AGENT FOR  Canada Life  Imperial Fire  Sun Savings and Loan Co..  Identification and Protective Co.  Ontario Accident and  Parsons Produce Co.,  Mining Broker, Insurance  and Commission Agent  Books    Kept    a��d    Accounts    Promptly   Collected  Agent for Geo.   Geary's Royal   Mail,   Passenger and Express, Lino  ���   '        *,'      ���''    \V.   D.   Keifool's KovaJ  Mail,   Passenger and Express  Line    -  Positively Her Last Appearance.  It is announced that tho Prince  >f Wales has ancceeded in definitely arranging for tlie cpieen to  open, in .May or Juno, the royal  college of science! in which the  science collection   of the   South  Kensington museum will bo  housed. The collection at present is lodged in the pari of the*  museum known from hideous  shape as the '"Brotnpton boilers"'. t  The ceremony of opening the  college will be on the same settle  as imperial institute* inauguu.ru-  tions. the j'oule will bo lined  with troops and there will be a  procession which, however, will  have a melancholy side, as hwr  ma.jeaty hits determined it will be  her last public appearance at a  ceremony of this nature.  READ.  THE PnOSPKCTOR.  KJVEBS1DE    AVENUE  FORT,   STEELE,'    B.  C.  MINING nhrw ^���������'w���"'mm^mm���mmm,?n'mn��-  R     I EAST KOOTENAY HOTEL  i  THIRTY-1TINTH YEAR.  * 24 Pages  :  Weekly  :  Illustrated.  INDISPENSABLE  TO MINING MEN.,  '" $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.  > SKXl) KOIt SAMIM.K COI'V. _      '  MINING ^sd^ntific PRESS  330 MARKET ST., SAH FRANCISCO, CAL. '  SUBSCRIBE.  FOK  THE PROSPECTOR.  3  S9  , Movie City, 13. C.  Is a large and Attractive Hotel of quiet elegance in all its  appointments, with a. cusine of superior excellence  ~E       Strictly   First-Class   in   ai    its   Appointments       25  E .'-.,��� ��� .   -   ;   <"||   ,  =   IVIcIVIaHotV Bro's, Proprietors; ,3  -���*����������,* "i:^$&-.��S;*:K-S-K!��^^^  .IS I'UULISIIKI) KVKIiV SATUKDAV. AND HAS A  OUAICANTEKIJ   C1UCU1.ATION   LAKOKK   THAN  ANV OTIIKIt I'Ai'KU IN KAST KOOTKNAY. IT IS  AIjI. 1IOMM I'KlN'i'lOU. AND CONTAINS DOU11LK  THK AMOUNT Ol'' NKWS OK ANY IWI'Hlt IN Till'.  DISTK1CT.  J;  4iSiS;-����"**��**JK1l:<--KS:'S***-*Jfi!RS5***S!**;58"*!"-s-s*"'  M  ��� *  -t  =*i*-  As    An  Unexcelled.  y-i  ��chrertisina   Medium    It    Is  *    THK  PUOSVKCTOU CDVUUS A   DISTUICT J  Vi,    I.AItOKIt THAN SO.MK KMIMUKS  AND HAS A   n\  J}J  i.AwiK KOinoioN cii'cci.A'rmN. ��  ill 1<  "JH-9-J -8-3-J -i-S-i ii-3 -944-34-9-3 -J-�� **���* -9^-3-S 3-S^  The Paystreak Of Ad's In This Paper Pays From The Grass Roots,  And Never Pinches Ontp'Stake One !     The Result Will Be To  Your Interest.  .lOM J'KlNTINt:  OK MAj ICITS'DSjN'KATLV  ANI)  I'liOMPTLV  F.xi*:ruTrci).  ran THK PKOSJ'ECTOK.  FO,rj   .STKEL.K, Ti. C , APRIL IT; 1B99.  TIIE   PROSPECTOR.  JS   J'Ur; rsi/liHJ ' WEEKLY   JiY  THE   P l(f ISP ECTOR   COJUJ'ANY.  A.  Ji.   C'ltACE.  MANAGER.  try. However this may be his  influence1 with the late government and tlic railway company1  has been such that he has prospered to a degree which many of  his opponents regard as suspicious. More than a decade ago  he secured a tract of ldfHJO acres  in this district, for a nominal  consideration, in addition to  which he and his friends secured the coal fields in the Crow's  Nest Pass. Then a charter was  granted for the B. C.' Southern  railway, this subsequently, was  purchased by the  Canadian  Pa-  mrotwi ��the upbuilding or ran steel.-, th.* cific.     A  part, of  the considor-  .aeveiopmentof tucvast miiii-mi resource*, oi at ion, it is understood, was, that  <nb,cnptio0k *iw per >-,���.��� I tne  property  ot  Col.   Baker at  Afivertisic^ mt��a indite known on hpiiitc.tiinn. iCranbrook should receive  atteu-  '',,,, ��� , ,   jtion, and that the  pioneer  town  Conlrlbtitlo'is arc i-ollclieO from all parusof llie j _p *���  '��ietrlet. buiall mailer Intended for imbH-mlon I of J^ast   Kootenay,    X1 Ol't   Steele,  ou.,t uave tho ��-ntxT"fc sivu.uure ;     ' j should be allowed to take a back  '' I seat.    At-all events  the   results  TUIC   DA PPP Ih l.i'ptou tile at itii-ndver- i . , ,_  I nio r��rtn tiainpagiucy of AKiv.ituier I jiisHfv     the    statement.       rorf  ACcSult" F.   Kir.MNiHlouu! H���u!t   lluililiu.-. J J '     .  Wash., where eoiiir.R't> t-ji, t)o iH.uk' ' Steele    IS   left   SVJ11  lU'le.S    11*0111  THE PROSPECTOR, is puhlishej  every Sntiirday, aud has a suurante^U  circulation larger than miy other paper  In East Kootenay. It is all home Printed  and contains double the ncus of any  Other paper in the distitot.  As an  e-f celled.  advertising  medir.n  it   is tin-  fjlK.kdii  ror it.  SWj�� $V0&pECt0t.  SATURDAY, APRIL if,, 1K<W.  T  HE"  the railway, and Cranbrook, on  the manorial estate of Ool. Baker  has beon made a divisional point.  There tire no'mines immediately  tributary to Cranbrook, to .be  sure  railways   may' bring them  mining    development 'closer, but as a commercial   and  going   on    in, the   Fort miuing point Fort' Steele,   licit-  Steele'district  is  indicative   of  ..great prosperity,   a great uuni-  ���^mmmmmmmmmmmnwmmmmmfnmmmmmmfes  *^" ��� -mm  I DOMINION   EXPRESS j  B COMPANY. ||  m*  " ^^m  y��� ct ���-r  ~B The Above' Company Having Opened an Office at Port Steele =s  ��r tth Moments of ai! kinds, wJiether in Bond, or C. O. D.,   :T5  ��^  c-jhi now be received and forwarded without delay at great-  :rS  E^   ly reduced prices. " r X3  m~~ ,*m  j~ MONWY   OT5DKKS,   ilie cheapest,   safest   and   most  ~3  2Z.   convenient tuethcxl of i-emiitiug' money, arc; sold. ~5  j�� Further Information can be obtained by applying to-      2:  ��"���" r ���mW  &      ��� M. A. BEALE. Agent.  ||  ��=     FOR'V STKhXE.   M.  C. ' ' �� =2  ^iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiia^iiiiiiiiamiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiiii^  1 t <��� ' i  Port    Steele  MAIMER!  COMPLETE    PLANTS  Ready forjprumpt Shipment IN OUR ROSSLAND WAREHOUSE  BOILERS  HOISTS  PUMPS  BUCKETS  CARS, WHEELS  and AXLE&  Wire Rope and Supplies  Rand compressors  Write for Estimates aud Catalogues  JENCKES MACHINE CO.  Drue  I)  F.  CAIADIAN RAND DRILL CttU  ROSSIwAINDj    O.   C  R. MENDENHALL, Manager,  THE  EQUITABLE        LIFE  SOCIETY  ASSURANCE  point  withstanding   railroad,   and   individual  opposition,   cannot   be  ber of properties have passed the j ignored. The opposition to���C61.  prospect stage and may now be j Baker in the last election grew  called mines. , The North .Star, jout of the prevailing belief, that  Brewing   Co,  Sullivan. St. Eugene,  Big Chief  and Lake Shore.' need no  intro  duction  to  the mining   public.  The development which has been  to better himself he had betrayed  a part of his constituency.    *   ���  Leaving   Colonel   Baker   aud  the    C.    P.    R.    out     of     the  FORT STEELE,  B.  C-  MANU.FACTURERS     and'    liKEWEKS    OF    EXTRA    FINE  OF    THE    UNITED STATES.  and iso being done all over the j question there are oth��*r rail-  district is enough to satisfy ,the  most skeptical that there are immense bodies of rich ore in the  mountains directly tributary 'to  the town of Fort Steele.  The   further  development of  the properties in the vicinity  of  the    Sullivan    group   is   being  watched with interest by mining  men fillover the dominion.    The  , North Star is one of,the greatest  ���mines on  the" American  coritin-  ent.and   the  Stemwinder  is   ro-  1 garded as a fine property.     ���  a' The Big Chief is _ a  sure" win-  " ner,   and   is one of  the richest  gold propositions in  the  northwest; the Estella will be another  monument fo the  mining  industry of the district.  Some (worii.y claims of more  or loss'inerit luive been bonded  or sold during the past month,  and considerable work will be  clone towards their development  during the coming season.  While Fort Steele has not experienced a mining boom, the  active development of" the mineral properties in the main range  of the Rocky mountains, all  tributary 1o the town, is giving  jo Fort Steele importance as being a mining center as well as  the commercial center *ol South  East Kootenay.  way corporations, who recogniz  ing the  importance of  this  immediate section, have surveyor-*  iu  the  lield   the objective point,  being Fort'Steele.    The backers  of the  new  railway  enterprises  are    aggressive " and . purpose  to       develop   ,    trie        mineral  resources of this district and   to  that end  the  surveys are being  made to points which will  stimulate, mining development.    Not  only will, this  district' be'-bene-  iitted   but  the  country    to   the  north is being explored   and   all  of the rich'miuenil section tributary   to   Windermere 'will     be'  tapped.by the new railway.    'Of  course as" it might liave been expected, this activity has aroused  the C.   P.   R.   people and their  surveyors are in the field following closely the trail of  the new'  men.    As a  result  Fort  Steele  will receive the attention   it  deserves and in spite of everything  will   retain  its  supremacy  as a'  mining and industrial   center  of.  East Kootenay.  BURNED IN EFFIGY.  the   Island  BEER  PORTER  SOLD    3Y   'THE   BARREL, 'KEG   OR,  BOTTLED  Bottled beer for family use a, special  OUTSIDE ORDERS GIVEN STRICT ,�� PROMPT ATTENTION  o  Outstanding Assurance, Dec. 31,  i8$8 ^987, 157, i"34-o*&.>  Assurance Applied for in 1898 .-;   io8.362,6i7_f:*s^  Examined and Declined ,      30,318,878'.tx.;��  New Assurance Issued ' ���    168,043,739.0^-'  Income in 1 898 .- .-.' '���������-,-   5��-'249> 28,6. j^  Assets Dec. 31, 189S .' '.. .   258,369,298.54,^'  Assurance   Fund   (��198,898,259.00) and  all  other.Liabilities ($.2,160,550.27. *.    201.058,809.2,77  Surplus " '. . , <.     57,310.480-.zs"  Paid Policyholders in 1S98  .'    24,020,523.&:&  HENRY B. HYDE,'President.  J.- W.�� ALEXANDER, V.-P.     ���  CHARLES ESTMERE,  District Manager.  ALLENBERG & VEDER, Managers:  ' ��� '     Spokane, Washingtisap  Kverylhimz seems to indicate  ���that this much favored district  is on fhe threshold-of a new era.  With the open'uiir of .-^iriiur the  new order of thin^.b will have  fairly begun, und by mid summers unless all signs fail, the ��� parishes mass meetings were  Fort Steele mining district   will! held and  elh'gies  ot  Mr Joseph  Serious Times Ahead in  of Jamaica.  Kingston, Jamaica.���The council adjourned leaving tho political situation almost chaotic, the  {representatives having passed a  vote of censure on the officers of  tho government aud having  adopted a resolution demanding  their removal, including the governor. Sir Augustus Flemming.  Last niirht throughout the rural  SATISFA CTION G U'A RA-NTEED  , P. O. BOX 812  TELEPHONE- NO. I  Kaiser & Sick, Prop's.  Oo  Foirt Steele Meat Company.  The  Confederation  Life   Association  r  OF    TORONTO.'   ONT. '     ���  if-  I  ��'  ��� Issues an unconditional accumulative policy, which guar- ffi&i  /ft antees  extended  insurance or a paid up policy after two M&  $2 years.        It is absolutely free from restrictions from (lute wk)  Ofe>. ���  fsvyr���^"  1?   '  years.  rfy of issuance. ;ind has but one condition, viz:  That the Premium Shall be Paid.  Vcir, further iiifonualioii apply lo the head  otlioo. Toronto, or tho-   ftt%  Fresh and Salt Meats always  on hand.  be bounding along with a  rapidity of ];rogro.*-s such as  the  district  has   never   previously   experienced before.  <} �����    -���  W'c believe that the coming of  the South Kootenay-raiI\vny will  be    the    most   potent   .stimulus j  which has ever been given to the >  mininir and industrial irrowth   of 1 .  the Fort Steele and Windermere ihlU-' !l ��1"ns'ur ]'��lM,lHr ul,',nia;  mining divisions, audit will .(), turn to the imperial government  far towards placing the town of Me.nai.din- the res.oni.tion ofthe  Port Steele in the Iron, rank as!"ri*-'inal conslHution of l-Shbu-.th  the   principai    mining   town   in | the altornative oi  inwic-xation   to  South East Kootenay:' |��"-' 1J'lited   St^^" . . Pi�� .^"^  ! tors say if-both demands are. re-  _       r_ .( i:fused and   n .coercive ' policy, is  I maintained, serious trouble may  , develop.     . P      ���  Chamberlain, the British secretary of state for' the colonies,  Governor Hemming and Mr. Pa-  lache, ;i representative, who. at  the final crisis.* voted with tlie  government and who holds a  government appointment, were  burned. There wore no other  violent developments but the  leaders are preparing to formu  1  , Robson <Se Rogers, Prop's  Riverside Avenue, '     -       -       Fort Steele, 'Ii. C.  local ayenl.  0. Box 4.  A. L. McDermot,  FORT STEELE, B. C.  tit  CANADIAN    PACIFIC   RAILWAY  UPPFR COLUMBIA NAVIGATION and TRAMWAY COMPANY Limited.  GOLDEN      AND     FORT     STEELE  TIME   TABLE   TO   TAKE   EFFECT   JUNE   1ST,   1898.  (JOINtJ    SOUTH  Tuesdav   and   Friday  on])'   direct   route   to   and   from   the  Kootonaa���'  The - host   steamship connections in the-* min'nTir.'  TABLE  Colonel    Baker    And     Bailway    Development.  : The Hon. Col. Baker, formerly  in.ini.sler of mines is a man who  during, the   time   he  has served  Steamer leaves f;olden awry  Steatnei' arrives at AVinclermei'i  Sta're   tirrives   at   Fort   Steele  at  ii.  in.  ji. m.  Thursday   and   Sunday  al 0 p. in.  Grand Millinery Opening.  April   llth   ,'i,ik1    l.'it.h,    B.  0.  his,''.country,', has 'added largely'; Clothing House*., Opposite 'Bank-  to his material prosperity;-, ft, is j of Commerce, Cranbrook. . Tea  not our desire to ������ insinuate that | served to ladies 'each day belie used his office for personal !t\yeen - aud -lip. 111.'. Dressmak-  i^aitins '.it is known flint, he has | ing a, specialty. ��� ���  strong backing.in the old   cou'n-1 . *  (JOlNt;    NORTH .'..  Stage leaves hVyrl; Steele Monday noon-and Sa!tiirelay at, 8Pa., 111..  I'-Jotit leaves .Windermere Wednesday at -I a. 111, and Sunday noon  Steamer arrives pit (.olden ��� Wednesday .'p.. "m.   and   Monday   noon.  -Freight in-Carload lots Of "10.000 lbs'; c'lelivered a.l. 'Fort .Sloolc via  (j'olden atl'l-cents per pound.  jG.   F.   ii-   anil .-boat charges.must  ix*-paid fo company's agent at  \\riuderniere hol'orO delivery.  Country.  Dis trie- t.s.       " ' ,   c     -  lrirst class and tourist simpers   ilirou^h   from   Pacific"  to Atlantic without change.  Through    Time    Table Post  Trains leave Fort Sleek' Junction 7-M0 Tues.. Thurs. and Sats*--  '���     Maeleod  Medicine Hat  Daily  *'    Ai'rive Winnijieg  "      Toronto  " ������      Montreal  Connections   arc:  ara    Falls.    Boston.  U):CKi    "  7mSw  H:4U  i:(>0p.m. Daily (except'Sunr-  0:1'."  p.m.  at   Toronto    for   Hamilton,.  York,    London,* Detroit, nio-il  made  Niagara    Falls.    Boston.    New  other points, and :tt Montreal for New York, Boston  and all points south and cast.  Through    Time   Table West  Train  JOPtf* Mon.. YV.ed. and Frf.  l.i:U0 Tuos...Thtjrs.pt Sat*:;  8-AQ -.-'������',, '"'���''     P ��� "  Maoos iv 11 rciiiKS.  Upper Columbia Navigation <So Tramway Co.  C. H. PARSON, Secretary;  Da,ily.  Ivobscin and Arrow ���-  eav<!S" Fort Steele J unction  .''* . .,.. ���'.     Cranbrook p  Steainer arrives';-' Nelson  '.Train .leave*.' .' '-..��������� ,l8.J��  .-'  "���   -Arrives    K.osSland . 2ii:Q'\'  Connecting steamers run between  head calling at intcrmodiatc; .points; also on Slcican- Lakcpi^  c-onncction witii" trains l)etwt:c:n Nakusp andNew Denver -iuxfS.-  SandonP P ������'.        '' ... ' ','       :   - ������''  p ,  ��� r*'or full iiarficnlars and Time Tables apply-to nearest;C"..PF?p  H. Agent <>r acldress - .: ''-. .' ���     .-.p  ROBKRT KEKR- Trat'(iiixManager, AVinnipeg;-  ma 0  TIIE PROSPECTOR. FOf.'T STEELE. B. C, APRIL l."��. lttW  arac��rr*ru��=rxTj)C*c��crru*f*wK txa  iiMjgjm^.v.^CTu-w.'srri.JW***^; r^���air^t.���^wrtmmHrjwTt  ��hu i^rasfpejctor.  dATUHDAY, Al'IUlL, I.I, 18iK).  Coppor Stocks in Boston.  A Boston correspondent of the  Hartford Times  writes:     While  the improvement in the value of  shares in the  western   railroads  .has1' refilled   many   a   dopleted  Boston pocket, it is  the copper  stocks  which  have  drawn hun-  " "dreds of "outside'' investors into  the State street brokerage offices  ���luring the past few months.     A  good  many  fortunes  have been  made  by promoters   of copper  mines, and one big one���that of  8. fiigolow, who is rated  to  be  '    worth $10,0011,OUO.     He "inherited his copper interests from   his  father and has greatly amplified  them.    Thomas  W.   Lawson, is  the broker whose name  is most  frequently    mentioned    in    the  ,    papers.    He  advertises  a' good  deal, publishing long statements  in the Boston newspapers about  ���  the business he is interested  in.  f hear the names of a good many  "new rich "young men  who are  beginning  to  bo  known in the  financial world,  but the names  '   ofBiglow and   Lawson overtop  all others in the copper speculation. ' ��  .    E.     M.     Baeoirs    interesting  weekly.   Time   and   the   Hour,  nays  in  a  recent   issue:     In  a  hearing before the taxation com  mittee of. the Massachusetts leg:  islature, the interesting fact was  brought out that tlie promoters  of the Calumet'& Heel a, on an  original   investment of   $1,250,,-  000,   about 30 'oyears  ago, have  .brought " back    into   the   state  ���Sab,000,000.    Who will say  that  .  Massachusetts does  not  prosper  by its enterprise in'-investing  in  * "foreign1' corporations?   ',  ' Copper    -stocks ,' ha ye     been  f '-marked up" over $50,000,000 in  ' value  within  the  past   year in  Boston,   but  many of   them are  on worthless mines, and a grcjat  many, people are feeling , richer  'on that account' who  will  probably >be' feeling poorer before the  "'cnd\of 1WH).    A collapse of cop-  l>er stocks is freely predicted   in  JBoston, and it may amount to  local panic when it comes.  that lay alongside, and look him  to the woods, where it is believed they murdered him.  A Fleet to Eug-land.  New York.���It has been arranged that Admiral Sampson  shall, during the coming summer, take a fleet olpUni ted States'  warships to Southhampton,  where the British udmirality  authorities have arranged a  reception under the superin-  tendencv of the Duke of York.  pstnfrnmTirTTncTff^tmrmnmmrTnTtniTTmrTmTTmTmTitfrPTmTTmTTmm'TfiiTTgg  iVICTORIA METALLURGICAL WORK;":,  AND ASS AY OFFICE.  .  .  .  A Valuable Metal.  Lead,   Black   Hills,   Tribune.  This city is excited over the dis-.  covery   that, ,Lead   has   almost  ���within    its   city   limits, ��� large  bodies of Wolfram,  one of  the  most valuable  minerals known.  The'discovery of this valuable  metal  which  at one the mines  mentioned later has been thrown  over .the dump, is due to Jno. H.  Keuster, Jr., aud Prof. Reitz. of  this city.    Samples sent east had  the effect of bringing out here  S. W.   Denininger,   of Phoenix-  ville, Pa., superintendent of the  Phoenixville Steel & Iron Company,    During Mr. Denininger's  visit he ma'de a earful examination of the deposits in the Harrison'- and Durango  mines   and  found by his   analysis that its  value was rated at 35  per cent.  The mineral greatly resembles  black iron and   its   product   is  what is known, as tungstic acid,  much   used   in   hardening   and  toughening   steel,  for ;* making  cannon, . gun     barrels,     armor  plates, etc.     At present,  mines  in Arizona and Connecticut produce   partly , enough    for   this  country's   supply,   the   balance  being  imported from   Germany  and Russia.1   Thet value  of .the  mineral is from' ��200  to  #1,000  n  cat  cc  Eg  cE  ft  tc  tti  fc  43 FORT STREET.   VICTORIA. B.C.  W. J. R. C0WELL, B. A., F. G. S., MINING ENGINEER.  SOLE PROPRIETOR AND MANAGER,  GOLD ASSAY, Sl.W,       <;OLU AKIJ HlLVF.it. *1 .",().  S1LVKR, $1.00,      ,      .SILVKK AND LF.M), *?!..Vl.  LKAD. *J.OO. ' GOLD, SrLVKi: AND CbFFKlX. *K(.  OTHKK MKTA1.S ON'  Al'PMCATJON'.  .    MILL   TESTS:  The Stamp Mill has a capacity of 20 Tons a day.  The Chlorination Plant 2. Tons a day.  S. A. ROBERTS, P. L. S.,  Business MaJ~.  \  H. W.  DREW,  Proprietor.  Fort Steele.  tnuuimiuiiiUiiUiiuuiiiui  KiliikUJALUmU*mUU*UUi.kkkuki  wvvmnwrwv  mmMmmmsmsi  Now Open  The  otel Internationa  R   G   SHIER,        TT'O'R'T   .QrPT?T-?T T?  ar Hote  Kimberley,   B. C  ��� l i j i (  H. W. Drew, proprietor. ���  Manchester road, will begin within a few months. The first line  of the kind built by Mr. Bohr,  near Brussels, Belgium, has been  in operation several months.    '  The Future.  T,he much hoped for north and  south railway will soon be under  construction,  and  will  be com  pel'ton and while here Mr   Den-ipleted    as    rapidly 0as  possible  Sound Advice.  '   -The   tSemlin     administration  have made a mistake  in   retaining in officials who -'knife" them  at"every opportunity.    All  such  officials should have been politely ' i-equested ,to  resign,   and  if  they   refuse   to   take  the  hint,  their    successors    should    have  been named.     It  is  not yet too  late.     Tt   is   not  a   question  of  .  spoils: if is a   question   of good  government.''     No    government  will be a .success.who.se subordinate officials are not in sympathy  With   its  responsible  heads;   no  more than a railway or any other  corporation can whose employees  arecontinually plot ting to thwart  the aims  of,the'men   entrusted  with its management.-- /umiho/is  ' Sentinel.  The above, article might be  very appropriately applied to  this constituency. If an official  -cannot meet, the '"powers that  be" in a friendly spirit, without  knifing them behind their back's,  then the only remedy is to resign and get out.  inger contracted for 20 tons at  $200, to be shipped at. once. The  mineral is found'in the Harrison  and Durango mines in bodies  two and one-half feet thick,  while the Roddy and .Golden  su in mi t properties are known to  the same.-      t  Canada's Gold Output.,  . Montreal.���Recently j published official figures show that in  1898 the Canadian' gold output  'was ��18,700.000. placing Canada  in fifth place as a gold producing  country.  Of the total 'product felO.000,-  000 was taken from the Klondike.  Estimates place the output from  the Klondike this year at ��20.-  000.000 and British Columbia is  also expected to do much better"  than in previous .years, so that  Canadians hone Canada will soon  be near the top.  The yield of 'silver is also  growing larger from year to  year. Jn 1897, if was *3,32-Vwr,��  supplied chiefly by the ^ British  Columbia silver mines.'  The copper output is now past'  the ��1,000.000 mark.  through the, Kootenay,t valley,  and late this fall will reach Fort  Steele,. a,hd the entire South East  Kootenay district will* become,  the , curliest , and most benefitted region. It'has an abundance of mineral1, gold, silver,  lead, copper, iron.and coal within reach' of the railway.   , Large  bodies of iron and lime for 'flux,  r, ' p  suitable.for the reduction.of lead  products wil I surely attract the  attention of smelter men, and  when the possibilities of tho district are known, on the Kootenay man3' reduction works will be  constructed. Then will the Port  Steele district outshine the pros  ont producers.  Attacked by Chinese Pirates.  Seattle.���According to orient-  al advices,   the  steamer  Kwong  has had an  exciting  experience  at  the  island  of  Satnai..     Her  treasure  chest   was   robbed   of  $10,000 by shore pirates, assisted  by th��  native  members  of   the  crew, and  her   first  officer  was  probably murdered. .-'.The--officers  were invited to a. native feast on  .shore-on the  night of the  robbery.      The .'first   mate   started  back, to the ship .before the  captain.'    .   He   found    the;  pirates  breaking  in ' the treasure . room  and attacked  them   single, handed.      Using   clubs ��� the    pi rates  knocked-., him..- ijnseusible  before  he could use'his gun.     After securing two erases of ��r*,0!)0  each  they either threw the mate overboard cir lowered him into a boat  Cur Run Two Kites a MimiU.  An English inTentor has built  a.   railroad   on 'which  trains run  1'ogularl.y at the rate of 100 miles  an hour and frequently attain   a  speed of from two to three miles  a  minute.   s;i3\s   the -New   York  Sun..    And   it,   is    a,  practical  achievement, with full sized cars  capable of carrying   100  passengers each,  so  practical,   indeed,  that F.  B.   Bohr,   the  inventor,  has just  formed  a  syndicate   to  construct a line on his new  sys-  10111.    between     Liverpool     and  Manchester.    , He   calls   it   the  "lightning express railway".    If  makes the distance  of  about :10  miles in   20  minutes,    including  stcjps.    Between stations the cars  will frequently a Main a speed of  two miles a minute.  The trains run on a single rail'  set several- feet .above the ground  on trestle work and the motive  power    is    furnished    by    elec-  B. C. Cabinet.  Vancouvor.���The cabinet council of British Columbia met at  thc,court house here this morning. Premier Semlin, Attorney-  General Martin and Minister of  Finance, Cotton, and the President ot the Council, Dr. Mckech-'  uie were present. Tho minister  of mines, Hume, was unable to  attend. This is tho first time  since the province entered confederation that the council has  met. elsewhere* than in Victoria  and the course is l&okcd upon by  residents of the island with considerable jealousy. They declare  thai it is only preparing the way  to move the capital to the mainland. The attorney-general says  nothing of importance was done  at Ihe meeting, the discussion  being of a general nature.  . Mr. Wannamake'r's Advice.  TomkiriH. '-Good uuti-ning. Mr*. Wiiu-  mimakur, T lisn-c called toseu il vou car,  gives uic it |tositiui) in your iMahlibh-  -niei)i. 1 can turn my hand to almost  jinytluni;-.'1  Mr. W. '"Nil. vMjaiv full in .every  dcjiai'iunint. and "you aro the twentieth"  umn i have i-ohined to-day. VQiy don't  you taki- uu a line in which there is less  competition und better'puy?" ,���'  Tomkii:-.. yfd only be roo thankful  if'-you   can "|;iil tne  on track ol Mieh a  |X>niti0I>."  -Mr. Ay'. --Wl'tin I wii" twoiit> years  of aye, I ua*.-a stranger in a .->ii-;iny;e  hind, with ^neither work nor money,  when a friend of mine, a lawyer, advised me ro take a'book aytjucy 'saying-  ho had "educated hinmeUb.y eunvasKiii"-;  like drowning; men fjrafcjj at straw--. I  took hi:-, advice', and in /iv<! years paved  ���V5.000. and' with this'sum .started my  present huhine.-h. "j t it ,ju.-,L fi It.v ' year.-,  a&o lei-day that Mr. Bradley, the founder of the iire��e!U. Firm or The Bradley-  Oamiihon Company. Limited o'J Toronto, sent, injj, my fir-t book prospectus,  and (o his beautiful h.-tter-, and <roo<] advice, J ouo much of 1113 pre-ent success.  Yes, yoiuifr man. il you have anything  in you. there i�� just .-la.^ood a chance  for ,ion to-day with this old established  House as there was for me! Write them  and see what they have to oiler."  Tomkins. "I liave seen the advertisement of this firm, lor agents, for years  back, and 'liave often thought of writing" them, but have never done tso. 1  will write to-day: and 1 am very thankful to you. .Mr. YVanuam.-iker. for your  Hood ad vice."-  Is a 'large' and Attractive Hotel of Quiet Elegance in till  its Appointments,"' with a Cusine of Supcrior0  Excellence;.  ' LARGE   AND   COMMODIOUS  COMMERCIAL MEN.   ���  SAMPLE   ROOMS   FOR  Everything New, First Class and up to date  In Every Particular.  HEADQUARTERS   For Travellers and Mining Men.  RESTAURANT   OPEN"-.DAY   AND'NIGHT.  \*mmmfcmmmm%mmmmmmmmmmmmmJ  Up To Date  lu   Kach   unci   Every.   Dep-imuoul   nl', tlnJ   Business  LEADERS    FOR   THK    XRW    YKAll  Fine Toilet Soaps '  Imported Perfumes '  ,   ' Toilet Prepiiriilious  Wi'bbs Confectioivry -  hlaii' Brushes '  ���        ' >      Tooth Brushes  N;til Brushes'  friciby.  The  cars somewhat ������resemble., a; .big ��� oblong;'  bun,, turned upside down, tlie  wheels set thiclc'jtlohg 'the...part  that, answers for the bun crease  and. hedged, about with guide  wheels, so that it cia-unot jump  the track along which it is pro.  j )elled.  .Work   on   the.   Liyerpool.  and;  "Where We Stand.  1-  Trail  creelc and  Slocan have  had their boom and are  now  on  a commercial    mining    footing.  Their   mines   are   pouring   out  weal Mi  by  the millions.      Fort  Steele had one boom in the early  sixties, and  the  mountains and  streams which added nearly $tt0i-  000,UOO to  the  world's   wealth,  have, since that time, been prospected to find   the  source -from  which poured the golden stream.  The re.sult has been that the.-'intrepid prospector lias -unearthed  large', deposits  of   the ���.���precious  and useful minerals.    So-persistent liave been his efforts.th*t attention is being attracted "to, the  district, and  the'prevailing belief is, that,1 in time, the mineral  output will  far  exceed  that of  any other part of British Columbia       Never 'were such surface  indications   found, elsewhere  in  the province.  The fame of Trail creek ^fas  due to large deposits of., low-  grade ore: sufficient, with development, to warrant the payment  of dividends by the War 'Eagle,  later by the Le Roi. In this district with further development  there will undoubtedly be mines  which will pay dividends in a  short time.  Transportation facilities are  what aro needed, it will be the  one incentive to active|_develop-  ment of the mines. This seems  now to be assured.  It is said, on good authority,  that as soon as definite information is given out that a railroad  will be built, there will be at  least a do/en mines ready to ship  ore before the railroad is completed.  It.does not need a prophet to  foretell the great benefit that  will accrue to Fort Steele with  mines in,process of development  and with- a railroad to carry.'.the  product to. thep,markets of', tlie  world.-. p: '���' -P-: : ���'"���'���        ���",!  St. John's Church of Erig-lnnd.  Divine service will be held in  St. John's church Pat 7.:'0.  Strangers welcome../'  Sunday   school   at.   2:'���'/}.   p. 111.  All the children invited.  " Presbyterian Church.  Evening service will be held  every Sabbath at : 7::!(). All  welcomed Sabbath 'School will  meet at J-3 p.'.m. P  -  STRICTLY  Complete,  Range  PURE. DRUGS     ���  Pate 11 r  Medicines  m  m  m  *  m  v  *  of  m  m  m  m  it:  -6  Pioneer? Druo Han  FOKT  STEELE  m  m  *�� A.  W. BLEASDELL. C!'-.-idimtcOnt!irioColloaeofriiai-mac-y^!"  m '4k  mmmmmmmmmmmmmtmmmmmmmmmmmmm  KIMPTON   &   PITTS  WINOERMEKE & DONALD  General Merchants  Mining suoDiies a Specialty  Minors going northward via Caiioe l.vivei- h'oute will find it a hii'se  saying and coiivcmience l<>-procure their supplies at Donald/-  '-'I  m  sjf Try a Bottle of Vin Mariani.        Try a Jar of Ontario Honey jjj. ���  V AM) C-OAIPl.KTIONKSS KYFAXVWIIKIIK  Agents  at Windermere  for the California Giant Powder Co, THE PROSPECTOR,  FORI   bTKISLE,  Ii. C , APRIL 15. lh'Jii.  ��ft** 'fflvo&pcd&v.  SATUKP.W, Al'JtII,  1.1, IS!)!'.  rLoea of Gold.  Cyanide managers will be interested in the results obtained  from tests of the" material taken  from the chimney and flue of tlie  .Boatmen's cyanide plant at Reef-  ton, N. Z. ,The test were direct-  ed to the examination of the furnace chi in ue}' as to the'loss of  gold in smelting. A sample of  the incrustation was composed  for the most part of brick, o\v-  iug to the strong adherence of the , coating of  zinc oxide, which was not readily detached. The 'incrustation  under the microscope presented  fhe appearance of a yellowish  white efnore.->ence.   but   showed  j i  no metallic gold. The sample  taken weighed 2<) lbs.,, This was  crushed roughly and separated  into two portions on a UO-mesh  screen; -pass -'iO-mesh screen,  K-5 lbs,: refuse 30-uioeh  'screen, 7 lbs. 'Tlie two samples  were th��n assayed separately as  follows: Pint* sample. S.-JlO  grs. pure gold per pound.; coarse  sample, 3.263 gr.-., Which  show  tin* 1'0-lb.   sample  to  contain   3'    onths an'd jje days to complete  Costly Sb.i.v.iis;-.  Lf :i barber were to contract to  shave a man once a week for :*2  week's and receive payment at  the following terms:  ��� First week one kernel of corn,  tho second week two kernols of  corn, and *o on doubling the  amount every week.  At the end of tho year that  barber would have a corner on  the corn market of'the world for  some time to come. The amount  would be 4,703,148,792,170,495  kernels, which would average  300 to the gill.  The Canadian Pacific Railway's standard grain cars will  carry ���700 bushels of corn. li"  this corn was loaded into such  cars there would be a string of  Sb,U00,iS0, which would reach  (51,0(JG miles, or encircle the  globe nearly two aud a half  times.  c  This would make 4.430.012  trains of 20 cars each and one  train of 10 cars, and ��� would re-  cpiiro 22,lS0,0(i."i men'' to takv  these trains out of Fort Steele  aud safely across the 'continent. .  ' If the cats were* loaded at the j  rate of��� one -ear <-per minute  twenty-four hours a day, it!  would   take   1GS years  and  six  CARLIN  & DURICK "  GENERAL  Fort  ^ i  Steele,  /..' -r<\  Fix \')( ..v:.,?i-'.:vS''.'wo\'Ji:-,J  /,'/  MERCHANTS  0  Eos I  Kootenay.  I N.HANSON.i  General iVleroHant:  Liquor Dealer*.  AND  Sole'Audits for the  Canton Steel  COMPANY  This Stki-x is guaranteed to bo equal to .le.ssop's  or   l*'irths in till  IIako Rock Wokk.  ^     Manufacture!!" of all Kinds of Lumber,       A large assort- . 55  r              inent of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always ~g  ~                                      ;'        on hand.                                           . SS  g"       DIMENSION     LUMBER     A      SPECIALTY. ,3  WflSfl,  B.G.  ^iiiaiiaiiiiiiaiiuiiiiuiiiiiiiiisiiiiiiiiuaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiii^  SOl.K AlSKNTS  Sot.i-:   Acknts  Grows Nest Goal company  Giant Powder Gompanu.  DONT    FORGET  dwt>. 12-; gr.->. g��>ld. By carefully pannning the finely encrust-  od material a yellow film or  tail  appear-;  the loading.  Moral:     Pay  cents per shave.  the   barber  2.r*  was  seen.  having   the  a nee ofa stain or coloring." TLe I        ' aCali��coa T��uiu�� is Kiag.  microiicope showed   this"   to   be',     Washington.���The    secretary  finely divided particle- of metal- |of the uary has"received, the fol-  lic gold, rich in color, of sph'eri-j lowing official advices, courirma-  c-al form and of very  even  size. ��� torv of the Associated Press dis  til this furnace only a little over  fiooo worth of bulliou wassmelt-  ed. and as only a  small  portion  of the fumo would deposit   itself  upon the wall.-  of   chimney  the  ��� loss may have been very considerable.      Whether'the gold was  carried away by the "draught, as  tine slimes or by volatilization of  the bullion there  is  nothing   to  /show'. The furnace used to draw  well.and   had   a slack  of  about  I." feet'.     Tn smelting, where the  ' slimes   arc   \yell' oxidized    and  properly fluxed the loss  of' zinc  must.   \)% "ex i rem el.y0 stun 11,    as  ,���'  nearly-all ihe.ziiu; goes into the  slag,'excepting* that porlion   reduced -in   the   smelting,    which  partly 'enters'biillion   and partly  escap��s as fume.      ft  is evident,  however, that fhe portion  which  does volatilize, and ulso the particles   carried    away " by     the  draught,   must   be  rich   in gold  and worth saving.    Thc'expcri-  mi'iita Ihus.rocorcli'd call  for extensions    iu   other    loculitie.-. -  Smith  African Miniiitj Journal.  n  Are Not Appreciated at Home.  < The local newspaper in a mining camp is seldom valued at its  'true worth. Mtinv mining men.  business m**n ni\(\ prospectors do  not give it the support to which  it is,entitled more through c-arc-  lurt.siie.NS'lhaii beeause of a stingy  spirit, llightly managed, the  local newspaper is certainly of  immense value to any mining  district. Its infliipnct; and standing are not confined fo the limits!  ' of the district in wliich il is pub-1  li.-med, for the new.- it irive.- of  the camp is reproduced and given  circulation a Ihoti.-and fold, and  some of it when unu.-iially important., "is .-''uttered to the ends  uf the' earth. Thi.- widespread  |)nblic-iiy of important mining  new-, which lirst -;n\ ihe liirht  of day in the local paper.-, is  well understood by intelligent ob  .-ei've,;-- aud espocialU   b\    new.--  patches of yesterday.  -' "San Francisco, April fc\���Secretary of ^avy.''Washington.  Malietoa=Tanus in'stalled as king  on the 23rd" with appropriate  ceremonies. Report by mail. No  righting since the 21st.   Kautz./"  A "War Lesson.  One lesson which the Spanish  American war has thoroughly  taught is ,the vital importance  to'a nation 'which would have an  efficient-navy- of the fostering of  the-mechanical instinct. ' America may .be proud of being a  nation of mechanics and I attribute the .overwhelming victories  over fhe 'Spaniards largely to  thi.s fact and absolute'-lack of  any mechanical aptitude on the  part of the opponents. The utter  failurcof Cevera's fast armored  cruisers, which had trial speeds  of twenty knots: to escape from  the United States vessel^ at Santiago, none of which were*" making seventeen, shows the disastrous result* of the. discouragement of the mechanic. As we  know the condition of the two  fastest ships' at Santiago���the  New York and' Brooklyn--'���was  such that only half-power could  be used 'immediately, and it  seems almost certain fhar,' had  Cervera's ships been able to  make their maximum speeds,  they would have made their escape.���Engineer-in-Chief G. "W.  Melville. U. S. N.. in tlae Engin-  eer'me" Magazine for March.   ���  The Steele House  Bnincis   of  Liquors   and  Cigars.  for     Mining      M  en.  First   Class  quarters  Sample    Rooms. Best   Cuisine   in  '  -West.  '    Modern    Conveniences.  Home    Comforts.  I-Icad-  Commodiotis  tlie  ,    !'<  D. McNeisli  Proprietor.  "Whipped the Indian*.  'Seattle. April >s.���According  lo advices brought down from  Copper river. Alaska, by strum-  Mi" Excelsior, the miners in the  j Vakutat country have been sor-  M'lv tried with thicvintr Indians  ilhi.s winter. ' Their supplies  were short enough at best, and  ; when the Indians got away with  part.- of caches and even stole  the minor.-' btoves. forbearance  ;c��asi'd to bf a. virtue A party  papei men. Column^ of mining1,,f miners on Dry creek, some  -news from nearby exchange- are , distance in the interior, were  copied by the Spokane chiilic>*|t.|(.a|lf.{| om by the Indian  and M-eoklie.- almost verbatim, j thicw-. They armed ihemsel-  anrl n noil of thi.s i.- copied Again , v,.��� am] ^.covered part of the  by pipers in San Franci-eo. ' toif.,j property. Kive or six of  Denver and lar��f��r ciiie-. Tljejj,,. [ndifuis were tied up a.nd  importance of i.lie |>arl played by whipped,  a good local paper in givini;  jiromi-.ience lo .i mining camp  cannot be loo highly estimated,  and giving it pract ical -uppoi t  liberally and cheerfully by those  "kiosK iulcrcsU'd and beiietitted i  will not  be   money   wasted,   but i  will -.'return a hundred fold Jii j t L;ii Governor Brady sent some  '���many" substantial ways. Ex-jof.the federal-troops at Dyea to  cJiangi;.-,.���-.'" "'���       ;the Yakutaf country.P  GREAT  Northern  JRailway,  RL'KVKYOKS  CIl.M.V   JIAUIO  IT  THE  S110KTKST  TUANSCOXTINKNTA I. KOUTI  ft  N tlie i!i(i-t  modern in equipment: it is tho heaviest railed line;  it/ha- a roclc-hulluM   ruudbed: it cntsaes no sand de-ert--: it, was   built,  without a land jji-ant or "ovoi-mncnt, aid: it, is noted for courtesy of its  employe-!: it, is tlie only line -oi-viu��i meals on the a la carlo, plan.  THE   DALGARDNO  <      Fort Steele.  B.  C.  ' s ' * , i    .  U rA ' \  A. MODERN   BUILT,,  "WELL   EQUIPPED   HOSTELRY'  ',  WJTli ALL IMPROVEMENTS ' UP TO DATE  -     9      'AND WHOSE CHIEF FEATURES ARE,"  Unexcelled Cuisine  Quiet Home Comforts  Finch' Furnished Bedrooms    > .  A First Class Bar.  R. D. MATHER,   Proprietor.  s.  I  m  m  a  ^^S \^'\\^ \^'^* \&*\\^ \\^ '\^nw '.^"^''W 0T\^' WW \^ \& '\& W' i^!\W 'A^*1 \^^\l>>^fei  *' "5ff* "W'pwf ^ *WT^V tWyw'w *(���* ���''.���'^ * ^W* fls^R-flf ^jJEW'  Commercial Hotel  -fc      ���"}:      ���"?.-  'TMROU<.;if T1JK GKAiNDKST SCJO^'KUV  HY   J)AVLKiHT.  IN A MI-IRK; A  l-'oi- KOJripS'rKKl.F, and the lOAST KOOTHXAV MIN'KS. Weekly  St:i<!C   li'oin  Kalispell.    Steamboat eomiiiuiiiealions from .leiiiiinss  cltu-iny Sununei".    (Juiokosl, and Hesl', route lo all  parts of the United  Statc*s.  Ka-torn CPanada and  Kurope.  l-'or maps,  tickets and complete information call or addrus  nearest nuent. or  1 On dcimr released ihoy called  ;i coiiiii-il of the tribe and at t.lie  last ai-coiinl.s vvci'i; |irc()ai'in<^ for  I war a<;n.iii.st tin.' iiiincrs. Tlie  lait.CM" 'were ���/at.l'icriii'r'. together  to ,staii<l otTtric! red*. A ines'.  :a^e'na.s sent   to   Sit.lea,   asking-  C'.C.DJXON.denei'a!  Spokane    "Wash.  Ai;i>nt.  .I.Wtirt'N'KV. (',. I*, and  SI. l'aul. Minn.  'I'. A  Baker Street, Cranbrook. B. C.  Conducted   om   the   European   Plan  Best  WELL  Wines  APPOINTED    CLUB    ROOMS  and     Liquors     at      the     Bar  M tf' Wi'Wi-''tf W" tf'*l W' W' ^. ^"��c ������'^���^- ^r& 'Ml- 'Mi *M W'SMi W M"'"'Mi'M'  "MUNSON NOp 2."  The Best   Writing Machine  TIIK   ONI.V  INTERCHANGEABLE  STEEL TYPEWHEEL  Klc^antlv   llliisl.i-at.ed   < 'atalo>.--ne  ' Frv,v>    ���' .' : '  Address Edgar   A. Hill, Manufacturer, 94-96Wendell Street, Chicago  *  i  I:  Tne  Queen's  Hotel,  Two GommofJioiis Saimile Rooms for Commercial Men  HACGAOK TLCAN'SFIORKKIJ FRFF.  I  m  m  sv  HOT <f- <J)LI> J', AT IIS  11A TFS $2 PEll DA V.  J. 6. Greene, Proprietor.  OOLDBN,B. C.  m,.  *a  ���i-if THK PROSPECTOR. FORT STEELE,   JI. C, APRIL IT,. !��)<>.  ^���^���fJf'^f^'^-^f'^-fJfrJr-^f'^-^'^-f^^  i? 19?���   *!#.*   ��*   *#"   *t"   *#.*   *V*   "���"   "���*  .(.   .4.   ��^��   *4*   ���*��   *#.   .A.   ��4.   ^ taAfe.  *" "������ ���*��� ���>��� 'fZ'WZ 't�� -'A' ^** -!*"  ,f  V*  T  if  1  F O R T  The only Government town in ihe District  r - ;"','":���.������.-. ������''..���'' o  ,     r _ , , ,'..,".    ..,'..��� . ,  WATCH THE PROGRESS OF FORT  mm  .9*   �����*. /.  *���-.-�� **2�� '  ������' ������'���  '����    ���<���  .3'   ���������  ������������ ������*  -1-  "�����*���  4��  &  The Hub of the  FORT STEELE  District  The Center 61  Population  A'   CHOWS    <V*.?T  %  Mining center of  '(���j 1 (        1    i>        v .  * ' ���, 1 j  the district  Rich Placers on "Wild Horse, Brewery and Fisher creeks..    Since 1864 $25,000,000  in gold has been taken  out of Wild Horse.  Sole   headquarters   for   Tracy, Wasa, Lewis, Wolf, Wild Horse, Maus   and Lost  creeks.   The highest grade ore camp in B. C.  ti i i �� i  Head of Navigation bn: tlie ^Kootenay River  Daily Stage between Fort Steele and the Junction  The  Objective   Point  of  The KOOTENAY & NOR  jL .  The  Great  No  WEST Railway, also  ailw  G^ business lots 30x99 from $100 to $250.     Easy terms  titles g^  Jti��  ��  o  ��  met*  SOLiE AGENT  fe>-;l t^t^L^t^. \ t3#C^,  ^, THE PROSPECTOR. FORT STEELE.  B. C, APRIL J5, 18!»0.
Tiie Ganadian Bank of Gommerce
(HEAD OFFICE TORONTO.)
Paid     up    Capita!     $6,000,000.
FURS
l£c>N. <iKO. A. Cox. Pro-idem.
I
Sterling Exchange Bought and Sold.
London Agents-
1!. K.'VYalkkk. Ot-n. Man.
-AND-
-The Bank of Scotland.
CRANBROOK BRANCH,
J. W. H. SMYTHE. Manager.
(£Jte %Jt0&peck0V
SATURDAY, Al'UlL 15, 13(W.
LOCAL NEWS NOTES.
S. S. Combs, formerly of Bonner's'Ferry, arrived in the ,city
on Tuesday, and will engage* in
business here. .
The Watch Hospital   is  ready,
lor. patients,    Joe  'Taenhausei
opposite the Post Office.
Grand Millinery Opening',
April 14th and 15th, 15. C. Clothing- House, opposite Bank of
Commerce, Cranbrook. ' Tea
servod to ladies each day between 2 and 4 p. in. Dressmaking a specialty.
* MaGOS & Hl'OMKS.
HIDES
McMillan
FUR A WOOL CO.
Exporters and Importer*.
200 U SOS Flr«t Ave. He.
MINNEAPOLIS, - -  MINN.
Shlpmanta Solicited.
Writ* for Circular.
BUT
WINDERMERE
A Good Speculation      A Sure Investment
Jim Hill knows a good tiling
in the railway line when he sees
it. He has had' his eye on the
Fort Steele district for the last
live years, aud now he ■!>. in the
tield determined to have his
share of the trade of this district. ,        . |
Now is the time ,to>, insure
against mountain t'ever and typhoid. Only £3 a year and you
get Jj>l."> a week. M. A.. Buale,
agent.       ' < , *
Dave Newell came down from
the Sullivan mountain ou Wednesday.
New laid eggs, fresh aud large
at Kershaw's. *
' There is'quiet, a 'stir over the
recent high assays from the Big
Chief mine.      » •■•■
Messrs. Taylor, McKinstry
aud Johnwon visited the Mabol
mine at Bull river on Tuesday.
Fresh fruit and candies at Mr-*.
Sprague's.    - " *
Mail a copy of Tuk Pkospko-
J tok to your friends and let them
i know all about the mineral re-
j sources of the Port Steele dis-
jtricu
Somebody says that somebodv |
W. M. Cordon,' Winnipeg; C.
Plummor Hill. I-'orthill, Harold
Nation, London, England; H. J.
Caldwell. Kasio: A.'K. Brown,
Maoleod, were I'egisterod at tins
International ou Friday.
C.'P. Hill, deputy collator of
U. S.' customs at Port'.Hill,
Idaho, was in the city on Thursday, returning t-o Cranbrook on
Saturday. ,
rc~. Messrs. Caldwo'll and Nation,
connected with Southern Koote
nay railway, wore in the city, on
Thursday. Both gentlemen have
recently returned'from a trip to
Tobacco Plains, going over tne
route of tlie' proposed railway.
They report that tho railway can J„
be easily constructed, there being
no ' engineering difficulties toj
overcome. A bridge site at Elk
river was selected. A report of
the trip has been sent to their
principals in London, and they
are  waiting  instructions  to   go
Tho KICHKRT ORES EVKR POUND IN .BRITISH COLUMBIA
o
DISTRICT and all camps are tributary to it.
are in the WINDERMERE
Terms Easy
Title
t
came near getting a ducking in j ahead with tho survey,
the  Kootenay  river last  week.     • ' j J
"Well! we won't say a word about;
it.
.    ,    '., T, "       " . Don't fail to hear  Miss  John-
A. L. McDcrmot, has !>eeu ap- |sfm in hel. uaique and refhled re_
citals of her own composition.
pointed agent for the Confederation Life„Assoeiafion of Toronto, for the district of Soutii East
Kootenay. ' ' ,.   *
' The last- week in Steele has
been, quiet, with an occasional
sale to cheer us on. <,
Smoked glasses at Cairn's.    ' >:
' ' There is a ■ promise of greater activity ' in prospecting and
"mining  in   tlie yicinitv  of Fort
Steele than for some   lime  past.
»•         i .
For :i good Shave, Haircut or
Bath go'to C. E Adum's IJarhor
Shop and Bath Rooms. Succes-
.sor to High warden &! Son.   '   *•'
Tnio Pkosi'kctoi; building is
being enlarged lo receive the
new, machinery now on   its   way
from the east.
o L_,
■Kraucis i*' making beautiful,
high finish, up-to-date photos.
Gallery near the English church,
Fort Steele. -
o
' A lit.tleexcitenieiiKin town was
caused by a horse race on' Riverside avenuc-
l-lave your life insured with
the Confederation Life Associii-
1ion, the only company that is-
mu«> an unconditional accumula
live policy. A. L. McDermot is
airtuit.
. Pathetic-, dramatic and quai'nT
ly htimorous Indian stories by
the Indian poetess in Indian costume at the Opera House on the
l'O hist. ■ '    •
Miss Pauline Johnson, the Indian poet-reciter, is ou her, .way
to Fort' Steele. Miss Johnson
/will,(give the citizens of, Fort
Steele an opportunity to ■ hear
her recitations oir the 20th and,
iMst. of' April ;at the Opera
House.
E. A. Elton and N.- A.  Walliu-
ger have dissolved 'partnership.
Col. Baker member for this
district, arrived at Cranbrook on
Wednesday evening.
Mr. S. S. Combs has purchased a half interest' in the blacksmith shop at Fort Steele.    The
FOR FULL PARTICULARS ADDRESS:
new firm will be known
& Combs.
as 'Barr
NOTICE.   '■
The Annual Easter Ve'stiy
Meeting "of "St. ■ John's Parish,
Fort Steele, will be held at the
Church on Monday evening,
April 17th at'8,'p.'m.  .'"
to
Messrs. Burns and Bfvens of
Little Bull river, were in lown
on Wednesday. ■"
R.  O.   Jennings   has  gone
Spokane on business.
to
A. B. Koeler and wife arc
among the recent arrivals in. the
citv.
Win. Ciirlin returned from a
business trip to Spokane during
I ha early part of the week.
The Confederation Life Association issues an unconditional
.-■(•cumulative policy which is the
most liberal life hiMirancc contract issued. A. L. Mr-Derm oi.
aire nt. "
.J. McDonald. Winnipeg: N. N.
Taylor. Spokane: John Love.
Winnipeg: T. C. Johnson. Montreal: A. F. McKenny, Toronto:
H. A. Woodford. Wardnor: J.
Dineon, -.Winnipeg: were registered at the International on
Wednesday.
The C. P.' R. Will   Build "a   Line
the Mines.
Montreal. April 7. -The Canadian Pacific Railway Company
have '.voted Ihe sum of ^-JUO.UOU
for the ■ construction of branch
lines to the mines in the Fort
Steele • district.- There is 'no
doubt now about the immediate
construction of tho North Star
branch, and from- recent advices
received at Steele, the line will
start, from some point near the
junction. '
H. Fa COLl^ETT,
i c       i '        '   * j i *
Windermere, B. G.
e. j. SCOVIL
Mi.vixi: msoicKH. NO'i'.v'nr pchuc
p
lle.il Kstulr ami Cunernl Ajrftiir
*        WINDERMERE,    B.
Ctirref-jiOiiikmr. Sol idled.
C.v-  •:».
(J rand Millinerv Openinir,
April'1-kh and l.'ith,' B. C. Cloth-
iug House, opposite Bank of
.Commerce. Cranbrook. Tea
served to ladies each day between 2 and -1 p. in. Dressma.k-
; ing a specialty.
•       ' MaiKIS iV HfHIIKS.
N.    C    McKinstry     returned
from Spokane on Wednesday.
CluiM. lOitmere. the Kimberley!
townsite man.  is at Spokam
husiiiess.
Messrs.  Caldwell   and
I mjii of the South Kootenay
on i way Co.. M-ere in town  on
Ander-
Rail-
Wed-
i lu-sdav.
The largest stock of >peciacle.> ,
in town at Cann's.
The   Kootenay   Club   is
very flourishingcondition.
in
w, A rumor of a big sale of min-
i ing property on Bull river was
I talked    around   lown   on   Wed-
a'nesday.
Mrs. Sprague has jtis>t re-
ceived a fresli consignment of
apples, oranges and candies.
A   contracl    has
[>aint.iiig the pnhli<
lj(.-«ti   let   for
school house.
It you want Fiiv. Lif<* or Ac
c.ident insurance, or a pi'Ofil^ibl
investment foi- S." a iiiomli. cal
on  M. A. Beale.
about .completed.- ft is i.lie largest and most comfortable hotel
in South East Kootenay,
|     Wild Horse creek is attracting
j more attention   every   day  from
miuinir men.
Wedesheto call our readers
attention to the advertisement
of the McMillan Fur <y Wool Co.
They pay the highest   pricw   for
pelts,   hide^.   «•((•
i     (Joverniiient Agent Armstrong
! returned Iroui a \"isil to Colden.
Mr. T..H. Taylor' ha,« passed
his examination as P. L. S. at
'Victoria. Ho will .establish, an
office'-n't Windermere.   '    ,-'
A Trip Down the Kootenay,
The tri]> down   the   Kootenay
river is a   most delightful one.
but    its   disadvantages   are  apparent when   passengers   bound
for Fort Steele aret unloaded   at
Goat Kivcr Landing. On Sunday
last   a   pjirty  came  down  from
Bonner's   Ferry,   and   on   being
landed al   Coat  River  Landing
found no teams to carry them to
Creston. and there they were   iu
sight of the town and   the   walking exceptionally bad'.   Finally a
team was chartered from an   Indian, who unloaded  a   hay   raak
and put on a wagon bed. the passengers were loaded and fhe start
made.    Such a ride.     Ovar   mo-
a.ss, through stumps,   the   party
were taken, and the Indian never
missed a chuck hole  or  stump.
The  town was   finally   reached
after a drive not to exceed   two
miles, occupying  two  and   one-
half hours.    The verdict of each
one was that if ever   they  came
that way again Coat River Landing will be avoided.
Ft   is   a   bad   thing    for    hotel
keepers to leave   passenger.*   to
B.P.COOK.
Livery,   Feed ' and   Sale   Stable.
Fort Steele, B. C.
TKAMINO OK A 1.1. K1NOS SOtllTI'KI).
Geo. S- McCuru-r. , .f. A. (Lirvey.
HARVEY & McCARTER
ftim's/fre.   Solicitor*.   A'otnrif.i   Publtt.
Convtyancrrt. etc.      .    ',
.FOKT  STICKLE, Ti. C.
ISK VKl.STOKK STATION and OOI.UJ-'.X
COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY      MADE.
Professional.
i$
'     NOTICE.
lli<;rrt).\ irivu notice lh.it Llnny Usiys after
ilntc 1 Inicnil io sipi'ly t" tlic Oliii^f CominKsioii-
ei of Lund*, and Works, Victorist. H. C. for
p«rmi.ssion in ]iurcli:tM- tht* folloTriiiK:, pii-cr of
iHiocrii]>it,fl :tml unioscr\od Crown UiimK. <imi-
:ilcd b(;t\\<'0ii tin'old ,l»Im Lewis pre uniptinn
I.ol .19 :ind Koyrr Mooie's prp-cmpnoii. Iicjiln-
iiini; »i tlic south wosi voriier .ind mnncnilli to
Kojjer Mooio's lini- thcm.-i1 r:isf io olnnns,
thenco norili to l.rwK Hcmtli t-H.st jiosl. Uictu-e
buck to phu'i- of roinmc-neonicnt. .V urn's more
or less.
JOHN l.KVETT
Diiinl this April «tli. I*«!>£•. I.">-I»,
NOT1CJ3.
Tlii" iMi'lui-l-sliip l),tin;i;ii N. A Wnlliiiiri-i
und K. A. U!ton is dissolved 1>t tnntmil consrnt
datlni.' fi-oin *.l.u-ch ::i. isyi.
V. A. WAI.LlN'til-JK.
K. A. KLTOS.
l-'nil Sloi-lf   If. ('., April II. I8'.ni.
PASTURE
Horses will be received at my
ranch on Luke Creek for pasturing at $2 por month.
I have 200 acres under fence,
with plenty of water. Ranch is
situated on the North Star road.
JOHN P.  ADAMS.
HUGH   WATT,   M.   D., C. M.,
Cwixi'ltutiwi ond  SiH'i-iul I'mctiri  Only
OFFICE   HOURS-1    TO   3    P. M.
IhS" Xijilil   i-a.IU   should   o(,   to   L)r.
Jirodio.   , '
NORTH  STAR  LODGE
FOKT STKKLE. H. C.
U. D.
A. F. AND A. M.       C. R. B. C,
Itcculiir met'tiiiKs—1st Tuuiilj,)- in eiick
month at cijrhl, o'cliick. VMting- 111Vthern »i».
cordiiilly invited.
.    A. W. I«i.B.isnBr.i.. Sei-ielary.
l-'ORI- STfcKI.K 1JKVKI.OPMKNT STKIMMTlfLW-
1» l.endcnliiill SticijL. London. Kn^huid.
N. A. WALLINGER, FORT STEELE.
POST OFFICK IK1X8.
E. J. WALSH. C. E.
M. CAN. SOC. C.   K.       '     -
Kormcrlv on eiifiiiicoi-inir ^tatl of Dcp.irt-
lnem Kiiilwiiys^Hiid  C'ltniils. CaniidJ, and  hue
Diiector of the  Publiu  Works   Dcpiutment   of
the LcenuKl Islands. °
SU11VKVS.   I'LANS.   ICS'I'IMATKS    AND
HKPOUTS lor Stent",!.! Uivservoirs. Kil-
tei- Bods, Wiitor Work.s, Suiihatiuu,
Soworaije and Laud Di-;iimi»o. Irrigation. I'utilie HdikU iiiul Mridye^. Kail-
wsiys, Ti-iiinwu,.vn Arc
Ottawa, Ontario and
Fort Steele, B. C.
T H O Al A S    M c V I T T 1E
P.U.S.    CAT    CE,
l(1ort Steele B.C.
•>lco|-a]iliu- uddri's^:
W'AI.SH. OTTAWA.
FOll'r STFICLK
Assay       Office
, (I-NialilNhuil IJW:il
//. L. CUMMINS.
I', h. S.  if-  C. />;,
.Fori Steel-j M.C.
0
W. li. Ko.ss
II. W. lll.lu.HAJkJK.
ROSS& iikrciim'er.
Burns tors      -      -      Solicitors
'   NOTARIES PUBLIC
CONVEYANCERS. . .
J'brt   Steele,   Ji.    Q
WALLINGER
&    NELSON,
MATORS.
AMALGA-
sSamplcs may lie left al Assay otfu-e or
with K. A. Kltim .t fo.
T.    BDB
LANDS iind MINES
NOTARY  PUBLIC
CONVEYANCER
Fort Steele,     - b. G.
shift for themselves, when by a
little effort, Ihi.s business could
be secured, li is ^ratifyin^" to
know that pas.senju'-er.'s down the
river will hereafter bn taken
ti> Kusqkanook. and from thence
conveyed by the 'steamer' Moyie
to Kootenay Landing- next morn-
irnri
Grand Millinery Opening-.
April Uth and l.'ith, li. C.
Clothing House, opposite Bank
of Commerce, Cranbrook. Tea
served to ladies each day between 2 and I p. m. Drwssmak-
iiiff a specially.
*   p Maggs <fc HuujfKS.
A new firm of mining: brokers
will be'established at Fort Steele
in,the near future.
NOTICE.
1 hvreliy K<v<* »olli-e thai siitv tlnv.s aftei
dale I intend u> apply to thr Chief ConiinisM'oii-
cr nt LantlK jml Works. VictoriH 11. ('.. fur permission to pniuliasr thi- following plri-r of mi-
•wcupiad n.nd unirscrvni Ciowii l.inds: situ-
atcri on Konlvituy ilvoi in the Distiiet of Soutb
I-Ust Koolanai. Piovimr of Hrilish roltirnbla
und dosorjhed us follows- lU-slnmnt: -a.\ thr
south <-jist coint-i of l.ol :t\J.'t- Ihoni c rjst ai.00
twenty rlmitis moiA 01 less to Kootrnu.v ilrfi:
iheiicn. followlnir l>»nU ot l<pr,to!i«> ,i?o, in a
nortlioi'ly ond wcmcrl.v direrlion to tiie north
nisi.'uoruer of I.ot :K!:i. (Jt'oiip )'. ('ontulnlnir in
ati plirhty arrrs mi*rc or Irss: '
'■.IOHN DEI.I.. '
Fiirt Slerie. Xlari-h lt>. IHMi. ,.■'   l-.'-'M    .
CHAS. ESTMERE, C. E.
Real Estate and Mining Broker
A"«-nl    l(ir
Kcjuitablf:    Ui,
< 'ompany.
^xsiu-uniM
KIMBERLEY, B. C.
<.'orrp.spunrtr.iic«- Sollcltrd -
I'.. <). Address. .I\"iinl>er'lev
brivtU. B. ('.. ■■'  .
vi«-(-.'i-»«.
iiHiiiHiiBniMiiiimm

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