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Array O'  l^rar* ol !-�����  *.������  &Pft 12 ^;i  i<  4 fei  v\    ''{3  .... r  rf?' 1       SM It-v      ifii  Vol. 11,  PORT STPPLB, B.  C, S^l TUR1JA Y, APRIL, 8, 1005.  No 1-4.  DISTRICT   MINING-  NEWS.  Of Interest to Those 'Engaged in  the   Development of, the  Mining Industry.  Dave Griffith was down from  "Wild Morse creek this week, and  reports everything n ihat bu.sv  placer mining camp in fine shape  for spring work.  '��� John P., L-.irseti is steadily  working in the tunnel with a  small force of. three minors. The  gravel coining out is now being  run through1 the sluice-boxes.  Moyie, and the big silver-lead  mines tributary fo that, town,  continues to attract great attention and several new discoveries  of importance'haw added to the  great prospective value of the  camp.  More properties, in ��� the  mining section tributary to the  town of Fort Steele, will be  worked this season than have  been before in many years  An average of 100 tons of ore  a day is being taken out of the  Sullivan Group of Mines. This  isAthe largest daily output in the  history  of   the   property- and is  ing.    This road, it is calculated.  ! will open'up communication   be  tweei'i Pembei'-iori  Meadows, and  the Fraser   [Civer  The railway situation remains  unchanged in the KooTenav  valley A number of surveyors  are camped near Golden, having  completed the Kootenay Central  survey on the west s:ue of ihe  Columbia River. It is expected  that permanent surveys and  cross-sectioning will commence  about April Kith.  IN THE PROVINCIAL HOUSE  Opposition   Quietly   Take   Their   Medicine   Ke-  Autonomy    Bill���"Barber" Henderson   a  Financial    Critic--''Honest    John"  Oliver Prospects a Mares' Nest.  W.   J  KOOTENAY CENTRAL RAILWAY  Rumored   that the Road Will   be  Built This   Year,   Despite   all  Declarations,'to the Contrary- '  BOWSER   CENSURES   LAURIER   AND  HIS    PARTY.  Fi'iinr (loklen Star.  Victoria. Yi:C.���The bringing  dow,n of the estimates,- the ' Budget Speech and the resullantde-  bate thereon. -'Barber'"   Hender-  A. representative of  The'star son's wig bill,   the  discovery of  this  week   had   an  interview on i two brand-new mares'   nests  by  this all-important matter with  parties known to be able to  speak with authority and from  what transpired in the course "of  the conversation we gathered  that it is, after all. the intention  ol the Canadian Pacific Railway ]  Co: to botriu the construction  of!  Mr. John Oliver1 and the still  pending construction of a third,  and a first nocturnal sitting of  the House this session���all nhose  things combined have' made .the  past week a distinctly lively one  in Legislative circles.  Tho hrst excitement tool  place  the  Kootenay  Central   Railway  in the immediate future, notwith-  due to the fact that"   the "smeller I standing all rencrts'to   the   con-  at Marysvillc. owned by the  Sullivan Company is .about  ready to commei.ee operations. 0  Tracy creek is likely to be:  ���come active this summer, as  attention has been attracted to  the Eslclla group of mines. An  inspection of the property will  be. made in the near future.  The' North ' Star, the oldest  producing mine in East Kootenay, according lo reports, is to  be,leased. ��� The "proposition of  leasing is now before the direc-'  lory board of the company.  The recent rich strikes made  in the St. Eugene" mine, will  cause a number of good pros  peels in that vicinity to be  worked during ��� the coming  season.  The outlook for placer mining  on Perry creek is very bright  anu miniug __men are beginning  operations early.  Lt is expected that the wagon  road, up Wild Horse creek, will  be finished this season.  WILL BUILD STEEL TIPPLE  To Have Daily Capacity of 4000  Tons���May he Dumping _C.oal  <-   '    By   July   1st.  The Coal Company has decided  .to build the new tipple and  trestle tit Coal Creek of steel.  The new tipple will have a daily  capacity of 1000 tons and every  effort will bo made to rush the  work to completion as soon as  possible.  The chief engineer this wool*  expressed the opinion that tin  now tipple would be far enougl  advanced by July 1st foshipcoa  over it.  The contract for the, steo  work is, not yet let! Work oi  the plaus is beitig rushed to en  able the steel firms to- figure in  telligcntly on .'he material.'  Fernie Free Press.'  irary, and carry it to completion  if possible, before snow Hies  again. Our informant also says  the estimates of Ihe company for  the current year Include an item  sufficient to cover the cost of  construction ,-ol the entire line  from Golden to Fort Steele.  Couple this with the present  activity openly displayed around  me CP.FJ yards Here and it  'would'seem to convince anyone  that Ihe assertion 'contains more  truth than poetry. However,  wo have every reason to believe  that things will shortly assume  definite shane.  -  Kootenay Central Rumbles.  c  The Provincial Government is  still considering a railway policy  It ��� wiis expected that if would  announce its railway legislation  at Thursdays session of the  [louse. . It is intimated that, this  will take 'the shape of a cash  subsidy fo the C.P, R. for a  S peaces" Bridge ��� Princeton  biMiich, amounting to $1^00,000,  an 1 some arrangement whereby  a start will be,made this year on  tho Kootenay Central.���Nelson  Daily iv'ews.  Railway Notes.  ��� -   It  is   reported   that   Bn cken  ridge & Lund have'boon awarde  a contract for building ten  mid j  oi  the   Corbin road '.between tie'  Yahk     and     the     fnteriialioua  boundary line.  In Montana, surveying crew  will resume work on the PI a-  head reservation by the. iniddi  of next month.  The Bill to incorporate a.   rai  way from   Vancouver' to  Stav-  Lake, has passed a second read  Mails to be Sorted at Sea.  Now York. April 5.���One of  the mosi,^ important steps yet  taken in tho movement looking  to the improvement of the trans-  Atlantic mail service will be inaugurated on the White Star line  steamships scheduled lo sail today from New York and from  Liverpool. This involves the  sorting of the mails on board the  steamships so as to be ready for  listribution when they arrive tit  their destination. The system  will be the same as that in use;  on the American railroad-cars.  Despite the great benefits to be  derived from this innovation it  was brought about only after  Ijng negotiation between 'the  posfa' authorities of this country  aud Great. Britain. If it proves  as successful as expected it will  be extended to other lines so as  to coyer all the heavy. tra.ns-At-  lant.id. mails.  on the introduction of the motion  of Mr. W."J. Bowser (Vancouver)  censuring- the action of the Dominion authorities at Ottawa iu  interfering with /educational  matters ' in the, , Northwest  Autonomy bill. If Mr. Bowser  desired to place the Opposition  on the horns of a dilemma, if he  desired to expose their pitiful  weakness to the uusympathising  gaze iof a curious 'and derisive  public, if he wished the Liberal  [.party in British Columbia ' to  prove by their own actions that  .they lacked the courage to defend their own friends and benefactors, and a.t the same time  had 'not onoiurh backbone or  patriotism to support their own  much-boasted 'principles ��� tlien  Mr. Bowser's wishes were cor  La iii 1 y fully gratified.  Certainly the member for Vancouver, iii the brilliant speech  he made iu support ol" his resolution, did not spare either the  Liberal party or< Sir Wilfrid  Laurier. In dealing'with tho  silver-tongued Liberal leader, he  employed with great effect that  neverfailing weapon the "deadly  parallel", reading to the House  copious extracts from Sir Wilfrid's great speech in 1S9G on  the Manitoba School 'Question,  juid, ' by , contrasting his pasl  utterances and his present  actions, condemning him out of  his own mouth. He painted in  scathing terms the attitude of  the Liberal party throughout  Lanada. shouting for provincial  rights when if suited their game  crushing and over-riding those  same   provincial    rights     when.  that party-has fallen from everv  instinct of decent manhood '  The mover of the resolution  sat down and.the Speaker put  ���the question, He got i:o reply.  Noi" was there need tor a  division." None but the mover  spoke to the resolution, and the  House placed itself on record,  without a division, as being; unalterably opposed tO' the Dominion Government's methods of administering the affairs of the  country.  The estimates were brought  down on Tuesday afternoon a,nd  the Hon. R. O. Tatlow, Minister  of Finance, delivered his Budget  Speech the same day. The  speech, like the statement itself,  was remarkable for being uttfer-  ly de'yoid of those flowers of  rhetoric with which weaker men  and weaker Governments, often  seek to enhance the value; of  their successes. ,or ,t.o minimize  the extent of their failures, in  the, public eye. It was a vevy  plain, unadorned sctfing-forfh of  the present financial position of  the. province, wifhoul any  attempt to place an undue 'value  on future possibilities or lo misrepresent existing . 'facts.  Throughout the speech was  every evidence of careful painstaking endeavor, and of a con-'  scienfious and by no means unsuccessful attempt to do the  very best with the material in  hand. The Minister's utterances  in f.sho'i't, wore~iVTloiie and of a  nature to still further increase  that belief in their ability to administer , advantageously the  aIVairs of this province which the  preseut Government has already  instilled into the people.  [Lis impossible in an article of  this   limited  description,   to   do  more than glance at the Finance  Minister's speech.-     He   pointed  out that there Had been, for   the  first  time  in   the  history of the  province,   a    small   surplus   of  some ��27.000 for the  fiscal   year  ending June JlOth., 190-1. and that  another surplus was  anticipated  ior the current fiscal year.     But  a   small  deficit   of  some   five or  money, place or power  stood   to I six thousand dollars must, be an-  be gained by so doing. ''licipa'ted���-though   noi   an   abso-  It was not a pleasant speech to  lute  certainty���for   the   coming  listen to and what made it worse i fiscal year covered   by   the  esli-  was the sullen silence   in   which ' unites just brought down     This  perity. improving business condition^ and progress. In spite  of adverse comment of critics of  taxation, the most encouraging  reports were coming to hand  from all our mining centres. ,We  are becoming more and more  accustomed to hoar of dividends  heir) si declared, and advices from  London indicated that capiial  was showinir a _ tendency once  more to seek investment in the  province".  Mr. Stuart Henderson (Ash  croft) is rather sorry lie spoke.  True he carried his point so far  as the wearing of wigs is concerned, but it was at the cost of  such merciless ridicule that he  counts his.victory a very Pyrrhic  one. Why, they are calling him  '���Barber" in the House now. and  scarcely   a .member  gets up .but  has something to say   about  the  ���- *- ''  Ashcrolt gentleman's interest in.  wigs. There are, several circumstances, it may be remarked,  connected with the bringing in  of this extraordinary-and._ undignified piece of freak Legislation  on 'thq part of the Liberals  which are probably better not  discussed here. At all events,  the Ashcroft barber has committed political suicide very  thoroughly.  ���Possibly Mr. Henderson  realized this himself on Thursday, when he opeued the evening session by continuing the debate on the Budget. The appalling fact must then have diuvncd  upon him that the House refused  any longer-to lake'him seriously.  After a lew criticisms Lol the  style1of 1'iai.ory employed, by the  M "mister ,of Finance, . Mr. Henderson remarked that owing lo  the Government, the Legislalure  had accomplished nothing during  the present session.  Ross OYimie) promptly struck  in vWhy'. what about the w,ig  bill?" and the House roared.  .  Mr. Henderson'was understood  ('ont-.ijiucci on J'nj,re 2.  SMELTERS   LACK   ORE  Silver-Lead Mines of West Koote  nay   Pail   to   Keep Trail and  Nelson Plants in Operation.  Dejiej frjm Queen's.  Olfawa, Out.,, April (>.���Lord  Grey, Governor General of Can-  id a, went to Kingston today for  i two days' slay in -that city  ���Tomorrow he will receive a decree' from Queen's University,  ��� iiicW will return to llie capital on  Saturday  the Opposition took it. Terrified on the one hand by 'the fear  of the ������'Dominion Government;,  nid on the other by fear of their  constituents' votes they durst  neither support tin; 'resolution or  oppose it. The middle \yay~���  that happy refuge of all weaklings��� seemed to litem, .safest,  and t.hoy therefore listened'without protest' to the branding of  themselves, their parly and their  leader ���with' f/no extremity of  pbTnical infa,my..      It   is1 difficult  deficit, should it   occur,   will   be  directly   duetto    the '   loss     of  revenue  Tro'ni   the  Chinese   Re  striction .Act,   which   revenue it  is   worth   noting,   amounted  to  nearly S'iOO.OOO forfhoyear 1!!();{  and"'. 1001.      The  new Education  Bill,   and  several  other   roducl.  tions in..public  expenditures,- to-  gothei\with anticipated la.rge in  creases in   timber   royalties .'and  leases,   aud   sales 'and grants ii!  land, will be a. distinct, saving on  the   other   hand.      If is porhap.s  WILL BUILD A RESERVOIR  With Capacity of 300,000 Gallons  for a layman to understand how! won h while' roprofli.iein.g hc,t;e  ihe love of power or the ' fear, of j.tlio .Minister's general summing  one's constituent s' voles, could up of 1 he position : ���  make men such unresisting' "Whilst", he said, "there w(,n:.  cravens as to lake without n- ! '"> si-ns of "boom" or xuuW.r in-  seiifment. the insults which ' the i Nation, the reports, oot.hcom  eloquent member for Vancouver, meroia! ami agricultural, from  heaped upon the   Liberal   piirlv:!" parts of the province indieat-  it   only   goes  to   show   how far I ed  a   condition   of geueral pros  Komi Uio Ft re 1'rc���.  The Coal Company has determined upon building a largo  reservoir on the lull to the cast  of the city for tho .purpose of  guaranteeing an,ample supply of  water for the coke ovens. Chief  Engineer Wright and his staff  located the site Jhis week and  the work of building the reservoir was started al once to have  it completed by the middle of  April.  The reservoir will be at an  elevation of about ISO feet above  the city. This will give a pressure of over .eighty pounds to  the square, inch at the ovens and  incidentally to all mains in ihe  city now supplied hy the Klec-  trie Light and Power Co.  'The   reservoir   will     have    a  capacity   of  :)oUOoo gallons and  its     approximated     dimensions  will, be'l.i.)0 feel long 7o'|'i,.ci wide  and 7 fool deep     Tlie wafer   re  quire,menl,.s   in    the'   coking    in-  dusl r.V are greater  lliau   is   ncn-  orally   known;     .Wvery - oven   is  subjected to a. ba.tl'i of Will g-ajlons  of. cold waler during the prbeos.v  ol'drawing.      Oil .a~-l* hour'cok  iiiLr plan -with. Ihe "ovens   running  a..f" full   blast   170.00(1 'gallons ol  ���water are required'every evening  willii.n    a,   comparatively     shori  period   of   time..     With   a.  large  main 'from   ''tlie   reservoir lo the  ovens the supply will.be ample'.-..  If is'iiiidfrsiooil thai- lh" Coal  Co. is. prepared to supply 1 Ik  city with waler from this .reser.  voir, at llu; border of the city,  the latter to lake over Us. control  inside the city limits.  , The Hall smelter, owing.to a  shortage in silver lead ore. was  closed down Tuesday.  At Trail onty one stack has  been kept in operation, and it is  reported that in a few clays the  fires in this stack will be put  out.  iii each instance the .reason of  the close down is failure of the  ore ts up ply.  The supply from the Slocan  mines has fallen ajvav below the  estimate made at the time the St  Eugene, company applied for  permission to  export  a  portion  of their ore and   yet   obtain   the  �����  government bounty thereon.  Mr. Blackstbck undertook to  make up the difference, required  to' keep the two home smelters  busy, after, taking into account  the estimated supply from all  the other silver-load properties!  Having 'ascertained, what  amount would likely be.required  from them to" make up the difference referred to. the St. Eugene  company contracted to supply a  large amount to European smelters. In March last 3100 tons of  concentrates wore shipped to  Eu'ropo,' and (>00 tons to Trai'  and Nelson combined. Each  month's returns- show that the  St. Eugene has supplied more  than half of the silver-lead ore  sent,  to the home smelters.-.    ���-'  The contract made by tlie St.  Eugene..will it is said, expire in  June, Tint until that time, the two  local smelters will have' to wait  until a sufficient amount of ore  accumulates'at the plants'before  lighting tip the lead stack fires  once more.  Just what arrangements wore  finally concluded between the  silver-lead mines and the^smelt-  ers. at the time of the proposition from the St. Eugene to export ore was discussed^ has���  never been made public. It is  understood, however, that' with  the amount of ore. the mine  owners, other than the St.  Eugene, said they could and  would produce, there was no  likelihood of any scarcity'of oz*e.  Beyond any question had this  not been the case different arrangements would have been ���  come to as the expressed desire  of all interested was that tne  lead plants in B.C. should'be  kept busy right along. The  .figures upon which the output of  the silver-lead mines, other than  the St. Eugene, wasbased have  never beeu' given out aud itds  not possible at the moment to  say where the great falling off  has been. Tt was only stated  vo.v.erday in general terms that  the actual shipments had fallen  very short of what was expected  Manager Cronin is expected  here during the week and possibly some furl her light may oe  iitruwn on the siioject. meantime  ihe lead slacks will be closed  down.  Broke Record.  ���~ . .r  The, St. Eugene mine broke all  previous records for the .month  of March. During the month  !70(i'l.ons of concentrates w0re  aiilied and ��� shipped'. This'Jis'  -.otisidorably over 100 tons a day  ArInch is said to be'tho capacity.  if the mill. A.s it lakes about  four tons of the ore as if-comes-  from the mini." fo 'make' a ton of  ���oiicent rates it will be seen that  ���ioarly l.r>,00i'�� ions wore,handled.  Jl' tlie concent rates made, 2300  ons were shipped to. Germany.'  ���iOO to Belgium and the remaining OHO tons were sent to the  N'elson1 and, Trail smelters.���  Movie Leader.  -v THE  PKUSPECTOK    K'OR/I   SThftLK    ft   C     API-tLL  i'.'i;  LTD.  FORT STEELE  ��� BREWING CO.,  FERNIE, B.'-.  MANUFACTURERS and BREWERS or EXTRA PINE  BEER  #  PORTER  SOLD BY THE BARREL, KEG- OR  BOTTLED  Bottled beer for family  use a specialty  Outside   Orders,  GIVEN STRICT AND PROMPT ATTENTION  i  " SATISFACTION GUARANTEED '  ��lje ^vosipsctoK.'  LSTAULISIIKD     1K��  A. E$. Grace,  PUBLISHER    AND    EDITOR.  In the Provincial House.  I nests   1hi=i    week,    which    won  i oound lo unseat two of the Gov  eminent    members,    Dr.   Voun<  to   say.   amid    the    shouts     of, (Allin) and W. .1    Bowser  (Van  ' laughter from both sides  of  Ihe'couver).     The Opposition pros.'  1 House, that the wig bill was the I-,eizi>d   hold   of   the matter glee  If You Are Not Particular.  < 'nntniiu'd Irom I'iiof 1.  say.   amid    the    shouts  THE PROSPECTOR, is published  ��very Saturday, and has u ^inuuiitced  jlrciilntion larger than any other papei  n Last Kuotcnaj. rt Is all home Printed  ��nd contains double the news of iinj  ither paper in the distuet.  As  an  advertising   uiediiiiu  it   U un  i.vcelled.  Devoted io the upbuilding' of Fori su>ek\ tlie  levolopoueat of the vu,t mineral resouivcs ot  khe East Kootenay mining district  ���Jubsi'rlpiions,  f-J.(k> pi>i   aoiii  Advertising rules mudc known on application  Joutrlbutlons itre solicited from nil pans of llie  Ilbtrl';t. but nil mutter intt'tuled for puhllr.iLlnu  oust have the �� rder'si sljcnatuio  ^he Jlfccrtfp-ector  only sensible thing which had  happened (Renewed inerritnenL).  Then Mr llonderson blurted  upon a speech which excited the  wonder ol the, 11 ohm* and grave  anxiety among his friends  After   fiercely    denouncing   '.lie  fully, with from page arficlcs  iiii'corruption and scare-heads,  only to drop ihe matter with a  howl of anguish o.i liud'ui" lhai  Mr Oliver had simply added  two more blunders to his awful  record us a searcher-out of crime  government  and   the estimates j in high, places.   Both the gentle-  he paid n -similar compliment   to ! men were quite indecent  dylring    and    assessment    bills. |     Not   at   "all   discouraged,   the  wandered hue- details and  anec- \ member for Delta returned to the  ���SATURDAY. Al'KIl, S. t!>05  P. O. BOX 812  TELEPHONE   NO.  !  Port   Steele  Brew ing Co., L^td,  X'  CARLIN & DURICK  GENERAL  MERCHANTS      J&&.  Fort Steele,,  B.C.  Agents for  Giant Powder Co., Con's.  Massey Harris Co., Ltd.  Have just received two  Carloads' of  FARM'WAGONS, LOGGING1 TRUCKS  ' ..AND DEMOCRATS..  HE lime has now arrived  when we caw see that the  future prosperity of b'ort Steele  as, a mining and commercial  center is an assured fact Tho  location of Steele is favorable  for the making of the most im-  ��� portani town in^ Southeast  Kootenay. It is located at. the  I head of navigation onrthe Kootenay river, and will be a divisional point oil'tho Kootenay Central  railway. The resources, of the  ��� i [country tributary to Steele are  ���jT|- rich. Mining, both placer aud  *j_ quartz is the principal indjstry,  -^ lumbering, stock raising, fruit  culture and agriculture are important, and certain to bo of  unlimited proportions. ci It is a  healthy country, and.it, will pay  you <to "keep your eyes" on this  town as a place of great, opportunities.  ior countries and  provinces, abused tho .sec ret a ry  of the Hoard'' of 1 Teal tli for  getting loo much pay. thoughl  the cost of administration of  justice was too great, sneered at  Ihe Lillooef voters in the recent  election, .saying that one-lhird  of them were C'overnineut em  ployees, pitied the Attorney,-  (Jeneral (the portfolio which Mr.  Henderson, himself i.s said to  covet) for his strenuous life, and  "dropped"again into conversational tit bits. ���      ,    ���  lt was probably the most extraordinary ' rigmarole ever  hear.d in the House.," And the  cream of the, whole joke wa'suthe  Ashcroft gentleman's sublime  unconsciousness of the exhibition ho ' was making of himself.  Onl3r the day previous he had  said,to the Finance Minister, in  dignified aud austere tones, in  the    lobby    of   the   House,    "I  charge yesterday (Friday) desiring the appointment of an Enquiry Commission in regard to  certain Kifiinaf land grants,  about, which his keen .nose detected a doubtful odour. He  would'move for this on Monday  The Chief Commissioner of  Lauds slated that the Government courted the fullest investigation. Whatever departmental  mistakes, or even exceeding of  insi ructions,p there might have  been,' there had' been no such  wilful error as the member foi  Delta, had appeared to insinuate,  and he challenged Mr. Oliver to  go from one end of the Department to the other and 'discover  such a thing.  The Man in tho Callerv."  Ilonl triivi'l over tin- Illinois (Vmral.  i-. any old road will do you and we clout  ���viiiit \our |>alniii!t<>t': but if yon a'-c  ���iiMirul.ir ami waul litis lie-t ;mc| mean  o have it. ask the ticket :tg-ciil to rouHi  /on via llie ILLINOIS CKNTKAL,  lie road llint runs, through --olid vesli-  pule Irani.*. l).-tu-i.-en St l'-uil. <>m:ilit.  'hieajro   Si    Loin-. Memphis   and New  )l'lf'iilli.  No additional  charge   i=  made for a  rdC.t In Out-  f'CL-jLQHJSC-Jtirill     CEiltr    YTjllCt  .ir-i-1 lmoii wnli litTnTorii-<5 una   sTrio'luris?  rooaib. and lnniiii porter liiuiTHnduuei.  liiuu- viunie IJ.LINOJS OKNTJJAi.  ire the Icwe-st and we will be glad to  juote theiri in eomiectioii with un>  ran^continentul line.  ]}. II. TitUMHUi-r.., Commercial Agent  112 Third St., Portland, Or-ROii.  J. C.  I.IND.ShY, T  .  Hi ThirJ Si.  K. tVl'.A.  I'ui'tliiml. ��-/re��"li  I'. 15. Thompson,   K. \- r.A.,   l.oom  1. Colni.m Illd��.. Seallle.'W'aili.  $100 Reward,. $100  . Plows,   Harrows,  plements of all kinds.  Haying aud Harvesting Tools, Im-  Mining Supplies and Hardware.  Dry  Goods  Boots  ���3  'A  V  -I  St  t  The  readers ol   thii  papor will   bo  plcusccUio loarn that there  i.s at lfiisi  ,, ... r   xi -i   o��<i (treaded diseabe  that   scicnce'lia.'-  occupy the position   of   financial   been able lo em-e in all its ,ta/S:   and  critic in the ranks of   tlie   Oppo- . ^'ab i& Caturrh      IJaU'.i < 'atarrh   Cure  sition  triile  wearisome   after   the   first  NO'llCE.  Sixty diiy-i  alter date   1    intend   io  ipply  lo  the  I'liiel   CQninu-.si(iner   ot  l.andi an'd   Woric.-,   lor   pcrmiasiou   to  pnrchaoe the tollov.-iny  deioribad   land  in Kait l-Cootenay. for pasture.     Henin-  tiiii����� at a poiI planted on the   noi'lliern  boundary  of   Lol   11.  .Jl   1 he southeast;,  '���ni'iioi' of   Lot   "fl III,   tlienee,   north   -0-  eliiiiii'< to I lie, nurl li east  eorner   ol  l^ot  iOO.'l. tlicneceait 10 chain-, tlienee south/  10 chains more or lt"-s io   tlie  northern,  boundary of  Lot 10. thoneo wo.st aloii" ���  the norl.liei-n boiuiilai-v ol Loi.slOand 14  to  plaee  ol   l)C<>iniiiii/   i-unlainini;   SO'  acres moro or lo-s.,  ��� Dated (it A^olf Oreek. Mnrcli Ui 1405.i'  '    H   \Y. BARK  f12 Affeut W. FWtiXril  r>   . , .. ,, I it. the only positive cure now Icnown   to  But-tt was more than a,| thl. raod|^/ fraterni.v.    Catarrh beinj;  .wearisome   alter   the   first'"    constitutional   treatment,.      HallV  , , - , ,      .,      ...      ,| (Jatarrh  Cure  is taken internaliv, act-  laugh was over, and by the tune  ing dil.ocUy U|J1H1 tho i,loodand miicou*  Hats   and   Caps $  and   Shoes.  I  General Merchandise.  #  m  ^i*  ^c^x^^:^Qfcoc^>^ ^xz^cc^^:?^^^^^^^  ������<���������������������������>���������������������������������������������������������>���������������������������������  j STRUCK ORE  In our big Tunnel. Mining Expei'ts say it  will grow richer and better. MaillJ luTQ8  Gold Veins are Just ahead and will be cut in  rapid "succession. We Own tlie 200 acres  WITHOUT' DEBT.  AT GOLDFIELD  The can-.p of Quick Fortunes.    We own l0��  acres,  with rich Gold   Strikes  all  around.  Gold  Veins Discovered.     JOIN   NOW   and  Help Us Dig  ��� . Every Share of Golden Sun  Stock .Kives  ownership  in   the  Gold field   1,00 acres and  Colorado  '200���total 800 acres.      Dividends  . :" .   -   .   declared on both,would be.  TWO   DIVIDENDS    FROM    ONE   INVESTMENT  $15 Buys 1000 Shares  $45 buys a.800 sharow.    silO buys 0,000 sliares     :  Fully paid,   Non-as'sessahlc .'  ��� ���>'������  i i  BUY   RKF'OR'E   THH   PRICli   AUV'ANUKS  500   PER    CENT  ONGE  ORDER   AT  the Cheapest aiui best. with 0l',''" ,h" mines -mu\  cash   in   Ihe   treasury.      If  over-subscribed your  money will be -returned.'  Highesl-Commercial and I'ianU- Ivi'l'Teiicfs.  �����.i>..a..>..>"�� '>  ��ii�������^  MAKf. ALL HEMIT I A NCI'S  ��'-\ YA ���. l.i.  ���     0"��  '<���  r*>^  I o  The Golden Sun Mining & Milling Co.  204 Kittredge Building ,   DENVER. COLO.  wfl>ii^iffmffitn>i  ' The Sifton bubble is uow on  its way to tho North Pole. All  that Mr. Sifton will got out of it  will be the frozen-hand.      ;  *   ���  ��  British      Columbians       have  awakened   to   the'importance of  , . .    ' <^     .  techuical education iu tho development  of their (industries and  , Not a single one of the three  or four men who pose as Ihe  leader of the provincial opposition, can dictate to the McBride  government. This is a fact and  should have the,careful consideration of every opposition member.  ��� ���   ���  There has been much dissatisfaction with many methods pursued, aud with the generally extravagant ways of ..former provincial governments of doing-  things. It was up to the people  to disprove of them   by electing  the McBride 'government.  ��� ���   ���  It is expected that the McBride railway policy- will ' be  brought down this week, and it  will be on the line of contracts  which mean actual and immediate construction  ��   ���   ���  Q The public spirited citizens of  East Kootenay should co-operate  on the matter of building the  Kootenay Central railway.  ��� ���   ���  "There will be something doin��-  n Port Steele this spring when  he Kootenay Central is under  tonstruction. -,      <  _-       * ��� ���   ���  In   the  Upper  and   Columbia  valleys, .the  garden  of   British  Columbia,   there  appears' to, be  nit, one vital  and   all   important  .ssiie.   and   that   is   whether the  Provincial government will give  he   much   needed   assistance to  he   immediate   construction   of  In; K'.C. Iv. or not.  Three & four Year Courses  S*,^3t   in Mining. CluMiiidil, Civil,   -  ^"^���*^    .AUVIinilical .-ttid KIcTlnVii!  -:^3'QSt5^iK    Hloloi:y niiil I'liblic ile-n  Ainiinlcil tu  Queen'��  University  Mil.  Write i'oi' ciilciulnr ,(o  The Secrelnry, |;  Scliool  ol   Mlninr;.  Kiiiirslon, Out.  SUBSCRIBE.  iron  THE PRQSPECTQK,  Mr. Henderson  took a tumble to  himself,and his seat at the'same  time,   there    were   only   eleven  members ou his side aiid nine on  the Government   benches, left in  the    House    to ,   listen   to   the  Napoleon of Provincial Finance.  The     chief     amusement    of  Thursday,'diowever, was provided  earlier   iu ,the day   by   Mr.  Murphy   (Cariboo), who   made a  very  amusiug speech." -Had he  refrained   from     insulting    the  poverty     and     misfortunes   of  others, his remarks would  have  been most enjoyable.     Butrlhe  true   ^Liberal   contempt   for.the  poor got the better of his wisdom  when he took to  discussing  the  Lillooet election.      lie had not,  he said, been able to comprehend  the Government's victory  there,  until he came across the   following paragraph in  the  report  on  Agriculture for 1902:  "Tt is just possible that the  disease among the cattle on the  west side of the river is  'indignant catarrh*. Since writing to you last 1 have learned  that the disease has been more  or less virulent there for several  years past. Want of any reasonable care, starvation in the  winter from lack of food and  water, in breeding by little  starved runtsof bulls,and gcneri J  laziness and dirt on the part of  the owners are bound lo establish disease".  This, said the witty Liberal  from Cariboo, he look to be an  accurate description of the  Lillooet electors. Lazy, dirly,  shiftless and worthless, thofce  poor starving cattle had fallen  easy victims'.:-- to -Government'  .bribery. -,.  ,-'.���������.       .  This coarse and indecent sneer  at respectable, and hard work ing  settlers was a little too much for  ihe llouse, and when Mr. Henderson at the evening session,  and-the wealthy John Oliver, on  Friday, practically endorsed the  Cariboo inen'itier's cruel 'attempt  at wit 'the Chiof.Cominissionoro.f  Land ��t Work's ga.ve these ty'pi-  'i.'-.'il Liberals;! very severe im:inI  ing: There is'not .^pa.ee here I'm  'his remarks; but it is likely uibe.  some time before the- Liberal  policy of-ridie.ulj'ng the. poor and  industrious settlers of Ihe  country is again practiced in the  1 louse.  Mr..- John Oliver���-surely ���'a  cleaii-lruided man. or why do  s line people ca I him .1 hi.  ''Obi 1 l;i"V���found two new inaiv'.-  rfurraccs ol the Hy.*U:m. thereby dost roy-  in^- the foundation of i.ho di-eiiso, and  giving- the jjatient st.ronifth by buildin��  up tho roiihtiLution and u<iii��lin<; nature  in doing it.s work. The. proprietor.-  have t-o much faith 'in its curative  powcis that thuy olt'ur One llundrod  Dollars for any ca-'e that it fails to  cure.    -Send tor liSt. of icstimoniali.  "   F. .H'CPiaXEY tc Co.. Toledo, 6.  Sold bv all Dru��-fists. 75c.  Take   Hallg  Family  Pills   for   coii-  Btipation. (  OAXOKLLATIOX OK   KIOSK If VII  NOTIGK  I'smbl  ol tho  Gapt.   tl. T.   Miiun,'ol   Winner,   will  .-.tund This Season the,  4-YEAR-OLD  (iliiili; Stallion.  it  PRINCE  'ALBERT"  (Hy imp. ���'Auldmuir''dam Imp. 'Leila')  at his ranch al  WILMER,   B.C.  JT)  to a limited number ol mares--.  SAVE  TIME  ALL  THE  BY    LSI NO  TIME  O'L'IGK Is licicby Kivi'ii tlml lliu ii'iurruiiuii  blisliuil \n piiisu.iud' of tlmpioviMonix!  ho --roluinlilii  ii nd  Western'  Hallway  Sulj'-ulv Aci  181)0," nniiucs of which wcru  pub  ���"  Itslicd   in  tliti   mltish  Columbia  On/i-uu and  il'iied'Tth Mny.'.lSUB^iinil. 5(.hJun��,:iH!)(i; .i-espoo- -;  lively., nrt! horehy. ciiiic��llocl.v  ,:  V- i '!*:: ",-.:"-\!:,:'r.l  Ctown  limcl.s.siiufitotl ..within; the.; area : piu-���':-���  brtice'd l)y ttio.said.resorviition will hu-o|tari  to .  -ale -sett Ifitiietit." IcHsc.. audi otlxjr ;di,; position,:"  under the. tiro visions of tlm ,L:iiHR:Act.V ��� th i-coi-.  months nfter the date of the' tlrst-publication of;.'  Ills nhtice IiPjthe'Ilritisli' Coluiiihiii G;i)!i-tte; ��� -  piovided, however.-'tluitihnil'cusi'-s where lands'   .  ,u e so.'Si.]d,,;;pre->empte(l.:: leased : or.pt lio.i'wise/:  alienated' by,the, ,Oovi'i-riiiient..'iiKl iu-e.suhse"-���;.:'  qtiiMitlv found;; upon th'e'Surveyof.tlVetlpliimbiii ���'  mcl   Western  Railwiij-!,Coinpiu'iy's.blocks,   to..':'!  lie wholly'oi-'iupiii-lwithiu'.su-.li; blqeks;-thou  s,::  the persons':, so .'acnVili-iiigi'.sucli.-. luiids , shull;,;.  acmiiro,.'their t Itle'. thereto'l'rom;'thc; Rail way. .)  (Jompiiiiy, who hitveii'srend to dpul  with 'su'eli���!.;,!  pun liusursVUVru-o'mptiVrs^-lo-sseds^.-voio.-Ti-on-'tho''"-'  -ame terms aiid'eouditioh.s lis the.uo.veriinieul  would under the provisions of the -lautdiAct."  eM'upt in respect to timber liinds, on  the ;i;oni���-.'���;  p.oiy s  blooks!'' which-shall   bo subject to tho'c  iemulations issued;by the Couipuuy rclntive. io.:/  the culling of. limber' on tho? Columbia.; arid .-���::.'  Western Kail way Land Grant.        ���;/ C; '  ..'':.v,'vv.>. -   ������'.;  ��� W.S OORK. .' ������-.-.' ;     '   '"  Di'piity^Comviissi.ojier of<Laii<]s ct:  ll'orA-.-��- ������ t  Lo lids'and itorksJJopar.nwiii. , u' ' ���'-',-.,.";  il      VMoria:. b. C.\, ?���'? iPFrJi ��� a an/, 'J-POfi. <  ���������������������������^������������������������������;**'  WANTED   ,"  A Local 'Salesman for Fort Steele  and Surrounding-. Country to Represent   "'.'"-.'.'������''-'':",;''��� ���"'. '���."'���.  'Canada's Greatest  Nurseries-   s~  Newest ��� varietiesl and spech'tlties  in "Hai-dy-FriiitsV^ Smtill 'Fruits.  Shrubs, Ornamentals," 'and Roses.  A 'permanent' situation,'; and.;- ti.irri-  tory . reseryefl; .for .Xl|.e.. right man.  I 'ny weekly, Handsome Outiil ,froe.  Writc.l'pr.iiartic.ulars,; M,nd' s'enri . 2-5  emits ''for our poek'et microscope just  the "thin ft- to.use in', examining tree,  ind plants for insects-- ���������;  STONK ''.''&���,;. WKLIjINGTON. .  TO  SEATTLE,   TACOMA  AND ALL,  Pacilie   Coast   Points  ST. PAUL, CmCflGO. NEW YORJf,  ALL POINTS: -EAST  Palace rnd Tourist  '        Slrcipers,  Biiffett   , -  '-,Library Cars,  Modern  I- ny Couches.  Dining- Cars,  . MEALS    A    LA    CAKT'E.'  Best   Meals   on   Wheels  |.-AS'I' ''rifA-.N'S  KAST   A Nil WI-.SI   UAI LY  For   I'ul.l   part iciilars,   rates.. . fohlen  etc... c:tl Inn or address.  S. G. VKUIvKS; O.W.P.A.,  Se. t lc, Wash.  1.1. 'L>l't--Y.\I.)T. v.i'. & T.A., Spokane.  ' -Fontliill Nurseries.'  ;   : '(("Jver 800 aeves'i    ���  I1 ")��pN'.rp     '.-       -   -   .ONTARK  ������������������������������������������������������������������  GEARY   &:' DOYLE. ".-������  Livor.u,, Feed & Sale Stable.  ���   . ��� -\^;!^��'steei��''B.C-' ''  all  ii.";.'-;.  I;  .Dri  IVv,..'  I/'''.  iW-  iteffiilar. Paily   Stage   meets  trains iu lrort Steele-J unction.  SAD.DLK \-   PACK   IIOI!SI'>  1   V M t>C   i��l.    All     K IN l��-   \   <!���! I   I * I   I A'  FORTY-FIFTH YEAR.  CO PAGES : WEEKLY : ILLUSTRATED.  INDISPENSABLE TO MINING MEN  S3   PER  YEAil   POSTPAID.  il'.Nlt FOU NA.Mrl.BCOI'V.  Mining and Scientific Press  330 MARKET 83?^ &AU FRAJICIBCa CAL.  i 1  >;��  f ROSPECTOf-L   FORT oTEHLfc;.  B.  C  At'Rii  190,-.  ,1  ��^tjje Jtro^jxeciw.  SATURDAY. APRIL S. 1H05  ROOSEVELT IN TEXAS  President Received  Escort at Austin'-  rc-n Greet "Ted:;y'  by   Military  School CaiW-  A projfj"inimo of spnr"; has Itf-er  'prepared. tln-ru will b" si rouuiop  dinner und probaoly out- artel r��s.s  from  tlio Pro.-.idcm.  [n anii'-ip;iti<'t; !> hi- ivminK1  of lho disiiuu-'.t -.<��� ��� i-'Wo-sl Wsii'.  Antonio bus pn'-- o:- .'.;-'tl-i .'iflitv.  und tl.ij mIivrIs cU-f- crowded v.-ilh  visitors from fac atiJ near  4-    ��tlr    .*te ~  t}m.lfb  A.I,  Austin, Tt-xa.!-  !_       Too  Much, for Cowboys -  April   0.���TIih !        '    ���-"elcome wtiicti Texac-h.i.: A^yn> Ociie&gi>���Skinner Humphrey  *o Presidem R-xu'?v'-:ltr ba-j bo'et .ul j3-,o ' TiinoGi- Mont., passed  ijUitP   ai   keeping1   with   that,   of;throtiffh Chicago  enroure  home  ;from tbf- inauguration' cere-  , monies Mr. Humphrey, in  company with -Long'Thompson'  of Garry Owen, Fred Maxey of  Crow Agency, and '-Slider"  Avery of White ' Creek, talked  of nothing but tho inaugural  ball.  "Talk about dressing! We do  some dog in clothes in Big Timber, but we were laid out cold at  the ball," said.Humphrey.  "We gets into the ball and the  first thing we sees was a stunning  woman cavorting across the floor  with a fellow in a swell uniforms  ' i i  But the girl didn't appear'1 to  have any clothes on. She looked  cold and lost. Long Thompson  turned' his head away and  blushed, something he hadn't  done since he'was a calf on the  tango' of life. He whispers to  us. especially to Slider Avery,  who was . staring until his eyes  began to bulge: 0  "For God's sake fellers, don't  look! .That poor heifer's broke  loose without kudwin' how she  looks! ��� Give her a, chance to  duck."  ' So we all shuts our eyes but  Avery���he never was respectable  anyway. -After a time.' when it  got tiresome, we opens- our  lamps, and there's u hundred or  more women1 skating around,  dressed like the first���nothing  on but -a, lariat aud a' saddle!  blanket.,,,.'" ���  "I'm     going    to    bed,' vsays  Maxey. for if T ever talk   in   my  sleop after   3   sv'  home- and my*  old woman' gets on 'b.wJiat sinful  filings I've seen Juire. 'L\s all day j  c-So   we   back ��out.   rejoicing i  Kentucky ��iw the Indian  Terri  tory. noisy n-i human voices  anu  steam   whistle^   and   guns   ana  anvils and plain dynamite blasts  1 could make it and as cordial in  words as in other manifestations  of patriotic joy. The Pre.sidenl  spoke at Waco and at one or two  small towns en route to the capital. At Tyler,.'Governor Lau-  ham and a committee represent  ing the state legislature joined  the.President and welcomed him  to Texas. The Governor, a  Democrat, made his speech to  ithe President a tribute to Mr.  Roosevelt's democratic qualities.  The special train reached  Austin early this afternoon. The  city was a mass of bunting and  fl.igsin honor of the distinguish^  ed guest. The ordinary' population of the capital city, with  hundreds of visitors from other  parts of , the' state, was massed  along  the  streets' and 'avenues  1 from the railroad station to the  state capital, where the President spoke to the  two branches  ��� of the legislature met in joint  session.  A military escort was in waiting at the station to receive the  President ,on his arrival in the  city.    Tho Mayor and'the   mem-  , bers of tho reception committee  greeted the President arid his  party when they alighted from  the train, accompanied by Governor Lanham and staff. Nearly  every regiment of the -Texas  National Guard was represented  in the military procession to the  capital. All along the route the,  sidewalks. , windows, doors and  even the roofs of business houses  and residences ��� were crowded'  with spectators who cheered enthusiastically as the chief  executive, of the nation passed.  At the capital'President Roosevelt  was  escorted to the hall of  FORT  wisfflgMBM  The Mining Center of South East Kooten&y  The Largest  Mineral Areas,  and the IKIost  i t  Extensive - ��� *? -    - -  Coal Fields on the  American Continent  are Situated in  South East Kootenay  Agriculture  G-raxing and the  Lumber Industry  are Prominent  Features of the  District.  The proposed Crow's Nest and Golden Railway will pass  through Fort Steele and Tap the Greatest Mineral Belt of the  District.  Choice Business and Residence lots for Sale  that we don't, live where   clothes  Otherwise ' we  are' so  scarce.  ���had a bully time.       '        ''  "Teddy's   all   right.       We're  going   to  send   him a horse this  Next to Stratliconu Hotel  ,,    KORT    STEELE,    B.   C.  All   Kindt;  of Hair Work a, Specialty  A. .1. GBX'A,  Peopkietok.  spring  that   will   beat anything  representatives, and after a brief, Washington ever saw-"  address to the member? aud   tlio j   hundreds of privileged visitors j shaving 8? Hair Dressing Parlor  who filled'tlie galleries, he proceeded to a stand erected at the  main entrance of the capital  building. Meanwhile the bands  played patriotic airs. The Presi-,  dent was introduced by Governor  Liangham and he spoke for  fifteen minutes, his remarks being frequontly interrupted by  applause.  A pleasing feature of the days  programmo was furnished by  the thousands of school ohildron  of the city who wore massed  around Travis Park and joined  in singing ���'America" and  waving tliigs as the President  made his appearance.  Rough Riders Prepare Greeting.  Apply to  R. L. T. Galbraith,  Townsite Office.  San Antonio, Texas, April 0���  President Roosevelt will spend  tomorrow in San Antonio und  elaborate arrangements have  boon mado for his reception and  entertainment.- He comes to  attend the annual i-eunion of his  regiment of Rough Riders and  1 to the members of that famous  organization have been left the  plans for his entertainment. Tho  members of his - old, command  have gathered here .Irom T- xus,  Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico  Colorado, Kansas.-'', and other  states and' territories. If will  bo as their former leader in cani|:  and on the field fbuttlie Presi  dent will - mingle', with ,bis old  comrades, and not/in his capacity  of chief executive of the nalion  In-accordance with his expressed  wish all formal'tie   will'  !>e  di.s  SHORT LINE  BETWEEN  5TPAUL'<HICA60  OMAHA-CHICAGO  KaffiasCtty CHICAGO.  Headauarters  Mining   and   Commercial  Your attention . is'. called , to the  "Pioneer Limited'- trains of the "Milwaukee & StJ'aul Railway." "The only  : eri'eet trains in the world.":       ,  Von will find it desirable to fide on  those trains when going- to any point in  tho EiiHteru States 'or Canada. They  connect with all Transcontinental  Trains 'and all Ticket Ayonts sol;  :.ickels. .���..''-.- ���   ���'   .. ... ���������   '',.':  For,further information, pamphlets.  ���te, ask any Ticket 'Agent or  tt. L   FOKDj H. S, RO.WK-, :i:'  Pass. Agent,   -       Genera! Ag.em.  SPOfCANK. PORTLAND  60   YEARS*  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c,  AllVOHOSOllrttllK II dkPlrll mill clrn'crl|>t Inn |.i:  quickly M.HCorlnhi nur.oi'l'il'Mi f"-'C ivhrtlHT    .  ilivi'.lll.loil   is pVfilinlllT-VvilJ-'ll'.ll'ltO.     O'.-I-ilniui!.  ' U.iii��(i|.rloMv��iniul,flii(.i!.l. ilAHUUOOK tm-l'.-iw: ,'  num. 1'i-nn. O'l.lrat hiK-ikv- ri>!T"rm-i!ip \<r   I'.-ltmjI.H   IjlU'JIl'lltl-oticli   .'  spr-nlal notice, .without cj:.: -t  FORT    STEELE,    B.   G.  Large   Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  ��� ���.... ^.T-ri1M M(f  Books and Periodicals  Billiard Koom  .V. '<������  Fort  Steele Cigar   Store  .'���  - ���������-  \1, TAENHAUSER, PRpf.    -~ ' '     :        ���'  .H~H-1-I--I"I-I"H-1"1H-H"I"1"I-H-I-'  A  Kim;  I .iiic. tif  Cigars, Pipes and Tobaccos  &.  potised  will. sp<  with "jut..  i   i- Pros.kle.ii!  ���nd tho d:iy in i-��.!tii.'wiiij_'  ttrfiuaiu tan ccs Mid (.'xohit-igin^r  rutijiiiisc-t-'ti'-.s of tho (.lays   ol ,;9;.-i.  *'  Mm^m.  '���   FISHING  TACKLE.���  -H-H-H-4-H-W-  A linnilBomoly illiintnit.cd wi-pi.ly. J.irscst ;n  dilution uf nny (i(tlC)iMllr loiirmil. Tei-m". f, i.  year: fniirinoiitlia.fi.  Soldbyull liewniJcnlcri1.  MUNN & Co.3e,Broadv^- TJew York  'Jraucb OIB��o. 626 F St., Waablumon. D, Cj  To'ysj   B>oHs   and   Stationery  V  5  REPEATING RIFLE  No matter what your idesia or jji-i.-fercncc:*.  arc cibout a rifle, some one of ci^'htj different Winchester models vs.rill surely sui:  you., Winchester Rifles are made in all  calibers, styles and weights ; and Whichever model you select, you can count on  its being well made and finished, reliable  in action   and a strong, accurate shooter.  i FREE   Send your name and addrns  on  a pattal  card   for. oar    164   put'' lllaslratrd    eatalofae.  WINCHESTER   REPEATING  ARMS   CO.  NEW HAVEN. CONN. TBK PliOSPECTOK.   FORT STEELE,  I'.   <"  J'RIL -.  :.<-:-,  ia*JCjtKBry^jEJtPBgErwi7pm -i nmM���tMiu\LxnnmwivcMKaaa  !"Ui4te tytvospcciov.  i  j nn.'T ^���^-M^.nnnjT.nruTj-inj^rmn.riri^^ p  v.-i:ii  i I'm.'.  ���j     -".-���-    >*-*".   ^ !:  ^    ryfc.      -,^.-.'J..    "���-; #'$:>>{- V  ni per  *,;  .'���"TrTTTOVTT'-',7rii?7TTTVT7rTiTTr?>??TiTH7flr��f-:     i  ial Bank of Canada ,��; The tanafllpn Rank 0? COInlMFhfii  APirAL AUTHORIZED   $4,000,000 | -' OtiiiiililClil    OQltK   U   Obllilliul l)G   |  ���J   LOCAL NEWS.  = ���*  CA  0APIT4L ipsiHj up.  REST ACCOUNT  53.000,0110  "A Cainpl e!i and A. Koniiell.  vVtilJ deck, were iviii:>L.jrod at  clip Windsor !<Yi<Jav  ?  e; :  e, ;  jS     'I". II, Mhl.'lllTTi president    D.i:   WILKIK, Vi.r-IVi .. und Cph. \| 111.     V-  3      Adi-.XTs    IN    OKKAT    r.iliT.M.N1 - l.lovd-     Ktnl:     ."'  .1 iniiLuiil   s>.      c {  S I.OMd.lll. ' !^ '  <A>jiUuuLHLUku^uuuuukiiiuuuiiii^.:l    Head    Office Toronto  "A'11)i>i lv w.:s nvrr from  ('ran   j  j re ok' r-idav on   bu-ines-,.  A Cli-iH-i'.d'r.nukui'.' tlusiiir-b JYau-nieleU.  O  HEAD OFFICE--TORONTO.  I'.i.i1 'ij.i'-.j.itiil .$S.7(iO.(iO0:  ItcMM-ve Fund M.oOO.OUO:  Totiil Id -.mi '���(���(��. t'll.ODO.iKIO Nov. .'Wtii,  l'.'Ol.  I uniion (if'lici.; r,o l oinhniil Stioct, r. C.  Non   \nik Olliee,   Iii I.\clinuK<.' I'lm-e.  \n.l U2 bi uuchtji in Cunudu uud the United Stale?  L'hds.   Chapman  met   W   Oailiii'p     ���       .    ���  ,    _  were at Cranbrook Thursday  ,     i'     CrailDPOOK   branch.  \V   ii. i^rifliili. mxiill man from  Wardner. was in town Tiic^duv  iSaviTiii-.-. Baiil: Department. ��� liHoresr .iJlowwi ori df7iot;il-       cj   '  J. F. M. PINK HAM. Manager.   ^ '���  Cranbrook Branch.  F. C. MALPAS. Manager.  %  C L?i>Zrju-L/ij^iuuirruiJVi^uTLruu mju-LfuuijiJi.'-uxjxj-uu-uuinj^ri.Vuin.itnJT-iTJtrui'ril; b  . 'j  f 5-w T*:-*H"Ci3- s1? -i ;v>>; ?' *-?-�����v> * ��i',���',���*,���->' i--''ijs-<55S)M!!5j'x-'��WSV-S"C'-*��-!"'aj<-��4iS'a*  jb.  Han v    n.n-f.    W,is:i.    waj- ---  ii ,  ,     i 'own  J hit-sdav  on     fori  Several     d -aU     arc  ranches in th > Kontriuiv \;t!lc\.   I      ,-.   ,,     ,  l��   Mnde;  l li  \* ;|-~ a i'.ui'sl   -i I   | hn  \ii.   .j,. i m..     i'   i".   ai. i i Windsor I'Vi(l;iv���  ....        .. ..'..      ..i .' *r  JB��3��  Bi?Effl fete SksSss m<Lja fcra "ffft  'L-'uiiiir   Mr.    an i    Aim'    (i..   K. j  PoTviiiill at Ki^ii L-ikt.-> tod a  y  U   .S    Olurk,   (.-ii-,Io!j.i>  ot'iici r.  wa-ai Cranbrook \V.'dnc.-d,i\ on  j bu^lllcaS. '  A.  F. AND A. M.       G.  R. B. C.  TORT STEEI.K. ��. C j        CluU'lf.s   Yolillii.   \\ unllu.,-.    Ulld  Kegular   inetitlnss���Ul   Tut"fJj>   in   *-.ifrt     r. .     .   ,      c.i '  month ill eiKht o'clock.     Visitlnt Hietli.-rn Jr.     Uavy MnUll..^tlCCJi    creek.    Were j  cordially lnviwsu. , truest-i at l lie Imperial Alondav     {  _ Elk JUver Lodge,   Ferme,  rt'Kui,ir_ aii'i-X'iir'^l ' ,  ;  held lirst Frld'iy of each month "  Cranbrook Lcdse, Cranbrook, rc-��v.J-r  a-eoi-  lotfi held on the third Thursday of e.ich njonil;  IJ. -S. Ccakk   Seui-'tary  i        \! .1      , i ������;                             i     '   't N tlinfmifii dim limitooil llie le��t nf lniir-���>! inil��-the liciTicm Btriin���ni^or"!'", ��� tho <--l:iridai-(] the world over.   In liiture P.ip;e l.'ence^ will  ,}       .\((  ivcliua. ^  in rry     I'U'i .\,     Ih> iwlnioil Will 1'IC, nhkh Is mi u.lued pioioi tu..i i^' un-.t 111-.I in .idililiuu lo t!H-t;.<n.uii/.inu.   Oi-dqi-through our local asunt or dii out, fromim.  i Was    r"��i-lcrcd al    the   Windsor     ,            THE,PAGE  WIRE  FE^Cff. CO. IL JEW J TED.    �� .-vlk-n sili-     I'^-onl..     ,"o��f :-:d,.   Si, John,   V.'ini'itietr.      215  1 rh'ul'" ''iy E. Cr. PklOk fa CO. Limited. Agents, VANCOUVER, VICTORIA and KAMLOOPS  fiWrW^tVmi'irrVrrVirVYiV 1Y1 r Vr'iV 11V1 iVcVi i ��"i��sj.  Rocky Mountain Chapter ��'  -B N'O.   125.   H.   A. M. |:  N    li.ih.soii, \\ a-^a, w.f, iiitown  'J'htirsdav on business  l.vo.-ui SiipcriiniMidcm    M.icU.iy  was in tuwii 'rimrsdav  !,���    �����    ,>    jV    ...ii , '     l ���ooi'iro .Scott   returned'rhur-  i      >��     iioulrey, Caurarv. and - i . rM  c    w.���;,k    a-  ��� , ' i day     rum   a inisuic^s trni   o O-  A.   (.i.   Smith,   Vanoouvcr. wm,  guesi< ut the hiijjeria! 'f'ne.sday.  ' baceo Plains  ..    i      .,,    ,.   ,.      ... -      l��i!l    ! utile   hi i open his now i  a'   L    -1     ('albraith was   at m, %, ,,   -m> , n .  ,     .   '     . ,,  ���^eo.iii?-,-. >'-��� \\^ i,      ^.,,. s     i      -    hotiM i The Ueln'ionic    at l<ernu<  -laniiiOiVn. \\0'J!u'si:>\' on   bust         > '  ness  i oil.i v.  FORT  STKEr.K, K. ''.  Keg-ular meetinjrs:���'2nd Tui��  day   in   each   month    at   eiuMit 5:  o'clock. ^  sojourning   Companion-   ,u-c 2;  - cordially invited. jj:  H. M.  Burrow. Scribe K. .��  P,    W    Clark v>" Moiwreal was  Mrs. tjcnvy ICorshaw. Sr.. and  -Miss    Doris. Kershaw   returned,  5: i reirisiei eu ai .no   inponii     Mon     i-- ��� ���      j ��� ������   .    m  s-1 j. ' , hriuay lroui a visit to Morn^soy  Ac. ���>    \    o v  ��� i-    i     Lawn   ^,-fa.ss,   on'on   sots,  and,  w:i'     ,  w-i' M    UdlVW -^f^1"' all kinds of pardon seeds  can be '  Silver-lead Quotations  C   H   Diugemaii. Calgary. ,was J    Ni-w Vork, April  ^MV.V.V.MMM^V.MMVA^M;j|/MAVAV.V.1>'l:i re=:'slei'0^ iu ^n* lmpenali(Satur- , Bar Silver,....".    .  ���        '    ' " " "*" "  '   j day last '       ������ '  Professional.  HARVEY  &  McCARTER,  BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS  CRANBROOK.      -     I i.e.  Lieau  Cooper  ol.  4.50  15.50  ii.00  J. J. Waldock. -Medicine   Hat. j Spelter  was a truest ar rho Imperial Sun  j'   London, April   :. -silver. 25; 13-icsd:  day last ( n l    | copper A'tiU   IS,   ni: lead,    rvi ll.-,':ifl;    j spelter.   ��2.'i JL>~ (id.  G. W. F. GARTER, B.G.L. >���  Notary Public of lirilish  Coliimtiia  O        Collection  of accounts  attended   i,o.  Auditing-  and   keeping   of  books done  .   with dispatch.  ' Correspondence -olieit-,  od. r  "   O. W. K. CAKI'KK, t'orl, Stu.iluT B.C.  C. H. DUNBAR  UAKIllSTKIl,  HOblDITOi:  and  NOTA.KY   PUBblC  LJ. .1. Killeen. ,a prominoni  South African minin<r man was  at Steele Sundav last  John P. and Albert Larseu  were down from Wild Borse  creok Sunday.  Mr. and Mrs. .]. 13.- Henderson  Miss E. Poverette aiid W. a.  Rollins were Steele visitors 'on  Wednesday.  Cranbrook, B.C.  THOMAS    M c V J T 'V 1 E  r.  Fori Steele B.C.  fDHT STKKI.K   l)Kl*i:i.ul>MKKT SVMIle.V I I   1,1 I  138 Loudcnhull Sired, Lonilon. KiiKlaml.  H.  A. WALLINGER, FORT STEELE,  POST OF PICK UOX S.  J. G. CUMMINGS  CIVIL    ENGINEER  Provincial    Land  -Surveyor  ���^FORT1 STEELE. B. C.  The reii-ular monthly convocation of Kocky Mountain Chapter  Iv.A.M. will be held al AJasonic  ITall on Tuesday evening- next  Keep your oy^ on Fori Steele  troin now ' on���if in search of  permanent investment in town  properly.  Market Conditions.  Copper was lower   in London,  while prices werp unchanaed   at  New York.  Lead   was   a   shade   h'i<rher in  London.  (Spelter   was   quiet    in   , local j  market, but declined  in London.  ��  iENERAIT MERCHANT.  A good many strangers have  come to town during Ihe past  week. Is the lv". CR. the  allraclion?  Constable Joe Walsh rounded  up a gang of drunken rowdies  last week, and sent them, out ol  town with some good advice.  ANDREW    NI-1DIG  CONTRACTOR      '***>'   BUILDER  HOUS.I0 AS'D SION" PAINT1NO  OALC1MINJXO line! I'Al'KH IIA.S'OIXC.  POKT STEELE.   LJ.  O.  \'3g~r   -All    work'   prompt!v done  ^  mmd^  35'fl  !���  Mr.nFRMOT->   ���  ^'IL. b. !Vll)JUViMUI^ ���  %  &  WUOI.KS.'.LK nn.u.su l.V  WINES, LIQUORS AND'CIGARS      %  ,N ���^ ^4 iS    , \r    J 4 ' ** ��� tJ \'  -�� ^ *J  Impoitcrs of FOREIGN  LIQUORS.       ��=���  y��    J*       TELEOHOME   17  gS ������>      C rain brook,    ?3. C."    ,-���>��� ^  The  Mr. and Mrs. T. C. ArmslroiiL-  and family. Cranbrook. weie  visiting friends at Steele Sunda\  last.  The many Steele friends of F  G-.   T.   Lucas   will be pleased to  learn that he has passed hisfina1  examination as  a   barrister  and  solicitor.  MINERAL   ACT  (FOIOl F )  <���'  '<���;  i ;  is  '4:  D'  ^Ki  H  T-  B  jJLi   Q  p  ���  >-L&.'  FOR.T STEELS, B.C.  ^  \li  il/ | it-  'fit. IB.    |'W!    '5^1   ,.-^^~i^.'~^,.  \h   \ti      '���.,  -Mi j  !    .    'A  ffflW -S-7 '^ '^ '^ '��? '^ ^ '^ '��? 'f '^ '��? '^^^  WE CAN INTEREST YOU IN  H>  'tii   1  i iFll CJ^    c^ 1111  fit'  111  1 i  \'  kv  iJti Ji 0 (tin nUff  S,i,'^4#*J  till ail  ���I --  i.|4i?I  w��-v-  CXKTIPICArB Of  IMPlci >VK.Mf..N r-  NOTICE.  ''("Jolden Flofci'" arid ������iiinl<-\    \Ini>riii  ('laiin1-.  situate in I hi' Fort Sti'rii- \! r.rii; !>,. s'tu. o  Ki"^i Kootenuy Disirli't  Where IochumI - Ou l.-*'^ Cr���-K  'Like noili'K ilim  I    .litu:->  .\   Hu-..'..    l:i-  Mil ur'.s Certlilraie N'o     Hri.-js-.   ai tini? for my-  ��cll And as rt^-jnt for Wl.li.in-. s   "oi s> '.l- T M (  BT.H 12..George It. Soott. F..M.1 .   AT.'.>.:.  .\:....-r-.  Mviu, ,-F.M.C.   B-rriiS-l.    Xils   Iliia.son.   F. -M   C.  H~,.'US. Thomas K. Rea. F..M.0  Hr:;.i;:t. Willi-im  .'���R. icons, F.M.C. I57:l��JO a:id   I(.;rnliiir..l .l.uinliii.  (.Fri!nMiner'sCe.rtlilcu,ic Xo.Ii.TiiTlh. imend..sixty.  '_ iliiy-i  from the (lute h(;reuf. to apply to tlie Mil--  tin,' Recorder for n Certliloate of rmpn-voinent..-  toi- the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Otihii oi  ,, Hkeli of the above cliiliii.-i  ,'.\uil   further  take  notice..'thai  ���iniioil. nrnler  m'1'i.ion 37, must be commented before Uic ismi-  mii-e of Hueh Ccrtllleate of tiiiiiriiveinenu-,  I'luted tlil.i First'lay of |.'elii-niiry. ,\.l>. ItiOf..  f, .. .IA-MKS A.   UAUVKV.  Tom Caven.   Jack   Swinerton. J * " "-"���" '"    " ��� '"'"  Prank Clapp and V. .). McMahon \ 4,   B. w. WEEDEN. Vrop.  will build hotels at tho Y;ihk,   il 1 ,<>���'  they   can   obtain   ihe   necessary 1^; JBeir   Furnished   With   the    13est  licensf-^ to sell liquor. I   '��� ���  1 .A.  T    T    McVittie    V L S .  and ; ���'  George Waison were uimayed in     ���>,  surveying   the   Aurora groii]) o1  in'mcrai   chums    at   Moyie.   last  week.  OEXT11ALLY   LOCATKI)'     I'EIf FF.CTLY  Al"��I'01.\TTf-:n  ROOMS  Excellent Table and Good Sample Rooms  v-'i  'A !  H  i?  rancY  YOUR    WAN'  o  OUR   AfM  '^-ccVr-o''^"<>_>l';-or^z<>"'v:>':��:'  ���^���o"V7��"-^" <r ���" <>l:>-"-*i o~ <���  J.   HIGH WARDEN.  Pioneer barber shop  - Everything Strictly First, Class.  Neat door to the Prospector.  We   call   iiticni ion to   ilip im   .  and    llie    unsanitary conditions j ���"' .    . , iy, ,   ''.        r- '.-,-. -    ', :^3  wlricli 'confrom.   1-hV public"'0,1.1 ; -~-,  ovc-rv -hand.   '" ! '���':.'  D. Lireckenrid^e. '-'VViinlner.  was iu -tbwii "i'ne'sdi'iy. Jii.t-hc  afl.oruoo-ii he wmit. to lln.r (Jherry  firoek '.\o<s,x\i\x , caui]i -a'tid  rrioasured tlj'.i. lumber oiitpui of.  !h:it carnji     ' "���'.  j (.'has (;li,'i,|iiii;i 11 and-, .lames  White returned' Monday from  White river where they have  been eiiL'iicir/cd in. I r.i pjiii:.;: '!"! e,  brought in 1 hi.rly ��� n't.i:���: in ;; n.d  three 01 lei- skins.  General Merchaiiit' AND,  Llquor'Dealeri,.'  5::^  Wl') liiivo jn^t   ri'ccivrd   llu-   larueM, ��  cotirtiotiini'i't    ol     Kane,)    (Joods a  o\ cr hrotioiii into \h\i ilisl riel. tiiul   we j  e.'in .-.ttit- iiiu nio-il kiMidiotis.    Oiu-lmi's g  J  arc (joiiipleti' tiiul is witliont   donlil   llie j  ��   mi^l. M'lr-cl in i-io'ilhi'ii^l. Knoiriiiiy. i  Wo have everything in thii i\:iv of  Do?is, Books, T03 s, Leather Goods,  Dressing Cases, Pictures and Toilet  Articles.  ' lfivorylhnii: that you or the children may want.  When in Town Call in and See Us.  '&''GO:,:;:  '. ���'������;':..������;    :... Tlie.,Dinig'gists.X  CRANBROOK, ;B:0:.   /./'"      -���;'���  Maini-fH.cl-n.re-r of all Kinds of Lnniber,       . A-.la.rtr'o a.ssor  ineiit.or.scia.sonefl laimlier .���Mid-bhin.irlcs a.Uvays  on lia.nd '���  AK-cliaiiic--, PafniL 1 *^,, -^pi-i l.-n-.ci: !  .To   li.-:-:   :uid  Miften   iii-    .:,-iii   .: ..'.   i(-:uovi  ffrerii-,'.'.  "il'/ii:i 1   rust   stiilti-.   ,.:!:.���   .Hid riurtl  etc..uscTl-c "Muster   Me'.'h.T ..i   ',~',  Tu i   S--ii|  Alb*rt Tt.Ile; Soap Co    Mln  DIMKNSTON       LUM BKit  IflSfl,  SPECIALTY  re    r  o-r  ^w <Ca& v-  pi.eel.0,  T   ROBERTS. Proprietor.  "��� ^UlilUUUiilUaiiUiliiUUillUmUiiiiiaililUIiiUaiiiiaiiaiii^������'���.      Fresh and Salt Meats Always Oil  Uajicl.

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