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The Prospector Apr 6, 1901

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 *  Libr.u-v  ofL  As5  V  r *  ��S *�����* IS��-��'S'*:*��;*��:*K**������>J(***  '     ��    Cut Your Monev's Worth. *  2                          ' ��  ��.  P.y Subscribing For ��  |     Till: i'KOSlM-X'TOK. 4  ��. *  pjtftjf?  ^  * *  *       Advertisino- That I'av.-,,     *  f ' *  ��       Is Advertising- In -$  .* THE   PROSPKOTOIv. *  ***** **��*���**** *****#***#-*lJ=?:;=v\  Vol. 7.  FORT STJ5J3LJ3, 75?. C.  S^irU7*7_)AV, A.PRTL  G, 7.907.  Aro 74.  It  IS  *:  HP  New Advertisements To-aay! '  The Ifiioti'iiiiv Valleys f'o  Win. Itoblnsoii  .loc Tiiciilnmsi'i-.    .  ,11. Ivci-sliaw    ...,  1). McNcisli   ItiicKy .Moiinlaiii Olitiptei-  ll.Alli'   .Miinsflulil A. Coltci-cll  fiiiui ,t Uo    l\-isu>  '    *     MINERAL  FLOAT'   J  %**��*��-�����* ��**����*��***  Adivis development work on  tlie Carbonate King group continues.'  The construction of the Ivootenay Cenlfal railway, will greatly  facilitate      the       moving      of  machinery   to .the   mines"in the  ���Kootenay valley.  o/PhcSl. Eugene mine  will' be  ;    equipped with a diamond drill  .This  year  gives  promises of  . active development of the mines  ", situated on Wild ITbrsccrcek.  A'.surveying outfit ^irrived   in  "   town on Saturday last; they, will  " survey .the  Old   Abe   group, of  claims. , " u  The Approach mine near Fort  'Steele!is workedMi.y two tunnels,  " -which are "now-in 30 and'-IS  feet,  ' respectively. - ". , ���  '    The  Old   Abe  group   will   be  " Crown ��� granted     in     the   near  future.  The5 new tunnel" now being  drove on tho Sullivan mine, will  lap the ore ' body , at a���dop1h of  3.20,root."' '   ' ' ',      ���  : The'grantingof'a ehartci; from  - the Crow's Nest Pass coal mines  to the international boundary is  '*! one that concerns the future  success of mining:.which' is tho  greatest industry in British Columbia'.        ���������-.''  The outlook for mining in   the  Windermere, country    is    very  'promising.  A company has  been formed  at, Fort Steele'to  work  the  immense  veins  of iron    ore   that  '" exists near Sand creek.  ." Development work is being  pushed on the Carbonate King  group. ���  The .opening of now veins and  the increasing of  the output of  ���  tho  Crow's, Nest   coal' areas is  adding,    greater    work   to   the  freight department of the C^P.R.  , Wild  Horse  creek  is-a lively  mining  locality,   all 0tlie  placer  ' and     hydraulic    claims     being-  worked with a full force.  A large body of excellent fluxing ore, carrying values in gold  and silver are located on the east  fork ol Wild Worse creek.  A Mueller is projected, with a  view of working the wet and dry  ores of South East Kootenay.  stages of ��� development. On  Pyramid and Alki creeks, there  are properties owned by the  Pyramid Mother Lode Company,  on which largo sums have been  expended in' developing, and it  is said that these mines are in n  condition lo ship as soon as  transportation is afforded.  The building of a smelter at  any point on the line of the proposed railway, will put the Kini-  berley mines, with their silver-  lead production,^ in direct, touch  with the .smelt,er. ' Tin; dry ores]  of the St. Mary's, and Kiinberloy  wet ores, will be sufficient to  supply a large smelling plant  with ample ore for the succoss-  ful operation of both smelter and  railway.  J ��� ,T  ���  SMELTER FOR SOUTH  ,     EAST KOOTENAY.   c   IN THE  ROCKY  MOUNTAINS.  A  To  CRAWFORD BAY  and FORT STEELE.  Z3j   Erected    on    the    Kootenay  "c River.'  Spccnil lo'l'ni: I'unsi'i.i'i-ou. ( '  A smelter of 1,000 tons capacity is Sooa lo be erected in Sou Hi  East Kootenay. ���  Mr. H.yams, "formerly of Ihe  American-Smelting and Relining  Co., has made a tour of inspection through the country,, and  hasinado. selection of a sitoJ'or a  smelter.'  Construction of, tho smelter  will ' commence as soon as the  Crow's Nest Southern railway is  completed. The location of tho  plant will.be tit or near   Koole-  1      r        i v,  nay .."Landing on the Kootenay  river at. it's continence' with Elk-  river. , ' , \  'in connection with the- construct ion of a railway north and  south * through 'thoj Kootenay  valley, a 'smelter site situated at  a point on"- the Kootenay rivet-  would be��inost advantageous. Tt  would be "centrally' situated, in  close proximity to the coal fields  within easy reach of abundant  lluxing ores, and with a short'  aud downhill pull from all the  now producing silver-load mines  of the district.-  .,*  Distances from the supplies  necessary for the successful operation of the proposed smeller  are as follows:  ' St. Eugene mine' to   Kootenay  Landing, 00 miles.  . ��� North Star mine lo   Kootenay  Landing, HO'miles*        ~  ~  Sullivan mine -lo Kootenay  Landing, yj miles.  Wild Horse creek, lluxing ores  :\7> miles.  Copper mines on St. Mary's  river, SO miles.  Bull   river   and   Sand    creek  mines, 20 and 10 miles.   "  ' Tracy crock mines -10 miles.  Minos in the Windermere district less than 100 miles.  Coal   and  coke  at   Forme   1T1  miles.  The most,  A Railway and Smelter to bo Ereet-  od in the Near Future.  Dur'mg'thc past two or throe  years, a, large number of claims  on Crawford creek and a number  on Canyon creek, have been developed to such an extent that  shipments of ore will take place'  this summer. So rapid has been  the development at this point,  and so great the variety of mineral wealth found on Crawford  creek, Canyon creek and on the  headwaters of the St. Mary's  river, that a smelter has become  a necessity. The. application for  a charter to build a railway from  Crawford Bay through the valley  of the St. Mary's to Fort Steele,  the granting of which is the only  solution to the deVelopment of  the mineral resources in this  neighborhood.  On the St. Mary's River and  its tributaries arc a large number oi properfie-s  under  various  remarkable feature  with respect lo the situation of  the proposed sincltei", and the  mines of the district, is the fact  that it is a- down grade from  every point above mentioned to  the site selected.  Who Is Mr   Hj-ams.  The man that is backing up  the smelter proposition in South  East Kootenay. is Mr. G. N  Hymns of Boston. Mr. Hyams,  was formerly General Manager  for the Lewishons, Copper  Brokers of New York. lie was  also consulting engineer for the  Butte & Montana Co.. at Butte,  also consulting engineoer for the  Amalgamated Copper Co. Mr.  Hyams is reported its worth at  least i?i:>,000,0u0. He is opposed  to the American Smelting combine, and will tight; the corporation to a finish, if lie is interfered with in his proposition^  He will prove a, valuable acquisition to the mineral'industry of  tho Proviii< o.  Vast   Mineral- Belt,   On   Which  There,are  Located Hundreds  ' of Promising- Locations.  Within ten miles of Port Steele  which is ihe supply centre of a  largo mining country, .north,  south, east and west therefrom,  arc numerous good properties  that will become producers and  shippers as soon as the necessary railway facilities for transportation are afforded.  It has been demonstrated by  actual development, lhat a mineral zone of varying width extends from the international  boundary, norlh. for a distance  of over one hundred miles. A  large number of locations have  been miiilc on this mineral belt.  '  Within this mineral zone,  which is of lime, slate, spar and  quart/he formation, are a nmrf  ber of strong ledges, with' surface croppings that have a varying 'width of from .10 to 200 feet,  there arc, likewise, various cross  ledges and veins that are deflec-  lions from the main ledges. The  ore carries copper, gold, silver  and lead.  ,   ~-  Aboul IhreCamiles above the  forks?of Wild Horse creek, ,,this  mineralized zone, is- about two  miles in width, and is covered  by a large number of locations.  This and the immediate locality  are covered by the Coronado.  Dodo, Colossal. Lone-Star,' Car-  bonalc and John Bull group, ,of  mines, besides 'numbers of individual locations. ���Theso properties have boon developed to a  considerable extent.   -  Partner" to" the 'south on'ihe  same mineral /.one, in the vicinity of-Bull and'Elk rivers,'and  Sand creek, are 'situated mines  that are rapidly being developed  The .Blue   "Grouse".    Waterfall,'  'i  Empire, Old Abe! Chickamon  Stone, Dibble. Keystone and  Emerald groups are found, in  this- neighborhood.  Northwest from Wild Horse  creek are situated the Tracy  crook mines,' which hiclude the  Estella, Stanley Montana, Viking, Minnie M and Tiger, and a  number of other properties now  being devlelopecl.  Tracy, Wolf. Wasa, Sheep and  Dioritc creeks are all crossed by  this mineral belt. In the near  future a number of mines situated at points in this zone will be  heard from as shippers and producers  -  | two mil(>s from the forks of Wild  Horse creek, and about \'J miles  from Port Steele. Previous development consists (If a shaft. -If>  feet in depth, aiufWunuel in 40  feet on the Dodo. On the Yukon  a large open cut has been run :5."i  feel across the vein, aiuLthe face  of the cut is Hi feet in height.  The ore is a mixture of quartz  and iron, the quartz carrying  copper, the iron, gold and silver  COUNTING THE PEOPLE.  WILD   HORSE   CREEK.  Will Develop.  Messrs. Wals and Tacnhauser  left Fort Steele on Thursday  with a large amount of supplies:  they will develop a, group of  claims on Baker creek, a tributary t of Ilio_ St Mary's river.  The group comprises four  claims. Prancis A, Lily May, St~  John and Little Joe. Last year's  development consists of several  tunnels, No. 1 is in ['r2 foot, No.  ���2 in :S8 feet, No. .'5 in 1:.' feet, No.  I in 20 feet. The ore is copper  c-irrvimr values in gold and  silver.  The Pekhi.  The Pekin claim has been  worked all winter, the shaft, is  now--down over -10 feet, two  shitts have been added to the  force, and from now on work  will bo pushed . The vein is ten  to fifteen inches in width, having  a total value of *r>0 to the ton.  Dodo Group.  The owners of Ihe Dodo group  of  claims  ;l,re   making   prepar-  Great;   Activity In Placer   Mining-.���  Quartz Mining Has Commenced.  Wild Horse creek and its tributaries, in the immediate vicinity  of Fort Steele will be the scene  of great activity during the  present year. A vast amount of  development'worlclias been done  in the past, and already a number of quartz claims have commenced work. Placer mining  has also commenced, and the  work, which is now going on is  of such a character as to -induce  the belief that the present season  will add greatly to the gold output of the district..  SWANS10A   CLAIM.  Dave Griffith.'is working a  small force on the Swansea claim  which is situated on the east side  of Wild Horse creek, 'below the  dam. A tunnel is now in T>0 feet  showing a four foot-vein of rich  gold quartz.  , .      -  noirrcuTY claim. '  George Dohorfy is " still  hammering'away in the funnel  of the Doherty. The character  of the ore is a gold.quartz which  will assay about $10 in i<old, the  tunnel, which is/an incline," is  now in. about- 140 feet.  '   '       ��   PLACER-MINIM!.  - Placer mining on Wild Horse  creek has commenced, and a  large amount of prepa ra lory work-  has been done.   -  A Chinese company who secured a lease on the northern  portion of the Invicta ground  are, working a force of eight  men, a single giant is in operation.  The Ban' Wan Company with  a force of twelve men are working ground on the east side of the  creek, aiid have a large five inch  Has  Commenced   and Will Be Com-  ,   pleted In About Two Weeks.  The taking of the fourth census in Canada has commenced.  Mr. Jndson B. Lungley Census  Commissioner for South East  Kootenay, will have a staff of  eight enumerators to count  heads in the district. The Government requires its enumerators  to be polite and swears them to  secrecy. Th��y must not make a  copy of their schedule, show it  to any one. or tell the contents  thereof. ��� The exact hour al  which the census is supposed to  be taken is the stroke of midnight between March Jilst and  April 1st. A refusal to answer  any questions asked by the enumerator will entaiba line  of   not  more than $40.  t -  WHO-WIU.  TAKK   T11K  CENSUS  Thomas C. Armstrong will  count heads in the town of Fort,  Steele.  will commence some time during"  thfc present month.  The greatest rush for land  that has ever occurred in this  vicijiity, Tobacco Plains, has/  taken jilace during ihe past two  ��� weeks. -About ll(i applications  have been tiled, of these 82 were  homesteads. 27 limber and stone  with one railroad selection.  It is reported that inside of  two weeks, dirt will commence  to fly. and the road be rapidly  constructed.  STRUCK THE RUBY VEIN.  giani< at work.  The Che Che Woo Company  have secured a three years lease  of the Nip & Tuck ground, and  are hard at work. A bed-rock  flume has been constructed which  is some 20 feet lower than the  old' Hume, another giant is at  work at this point.  Another force of six men are  at work on the main bed of the  creek.  Still another outfit are tit work  at a point ^higher up on the  creek.  There are some sixty or  seventy Chinamen working at  different points along the creek.  .'   C. M. Edwards is assigned   to  t*  that portion of the district south'  of Steele and west of Coal creek  to the boundary. ,  ��� Henry Kershaw has a  district  north of Steele to the  boundary  of the Windermere district.    '  A. C. McDermott will,take the  census of Cranbrook.  ���.C.   li.   Palmer  will count  the  miners   and   their    families   at  Moyie.  T. W.'Turley'will' do duty at  Kimberley.  Thomas' Ede will take' the  census at Fertile, the coal- town  of the district.        <���   . ' ' .  Louis Levasseur lias been as-  signed to Michel and the- outlying district tributary to the coal  mines.        ��� ���  Owing to a delay in receiving  the necessary schedules, enumerating did not commence until  Friday, but the work will be prosecuted continuously from day io  day until completed. Sundays excepted. .    -  Mr. Lang ley expects -that the  entire district will be enumerated inside of three weeks.  East Kootenay Stock.  As, ked.  Crow's Xt'.it,('oal     t'.lO.OO  North St :ir  S.-l  Sullivan. ��     Si  Silver-lead Quotations.  Mar Silver   Mexican dollars   Lead        Copper   Mill.  tTii.OO  Hi  M  485-  -1.374  Hi.(i2i  Personal.  Sir Henri Joly, is going to  California for a few weeks in  search of better health.  As a matter of "home protection" we would suggest that Sir  Henri come to Fort Steele where  he will find the most healthful  place on earth.  P. O. Money Orders.  The Post Master General has  taken a move in the right, direction in reducing the cost of  money orders in Canada and the  United States. In addition to  the reduction in rates, the local  a lions to do a large amount of postmaster will give a receipt  development work- On the pro- for each order, when-requested  perty as soon as Ihe season .will  to do so, and will also make  out  the application for the applicant.  The table  of  rates is now on  The Industries.  f  The condition of general busi-  o  ness is satisfactory.  Stock speculation for the week  was active.  Reports from   lumber centers  indicate an active demand.  ���   Few alterations in the price of  iron and steel.  Copper prices remain unchanged.  Price of tin has improved.  Lead is quiet, without change  in price.  There is a, downward tendency  in silver.  Coal market was active during  the past week-.  The demand for coke is much  stronger.  THE JENTNTINGS ROUTE.  permit.'  :   The'Doilo  group   consists  live claim's and are situated about  of  view at the post'office.1  A Grand Rush for  Land. -Dirt Will  Fly Inside of Two Weeks.  Spi'Cl.ll KiTHK I'Ud-I'M   Kil<  Tobacco Plains. April ��~The  engineer corps engaged in locating the Great Northern branch  road north from Jennings are  now within a short distance .of  Tobacco Plains.  The Kootenay river route has  been' decided upon  as the only,  feasible    route.  Construction  Three  Big  Ledg-en  Encountered and  a Fourth Close at Hand.  ,Wliat is  known  as   the  Ruby -  lead was struck last week on the  '��� i  group of claims owned by the  Kootenay Perry Creek Gold  Mines, of London England.  The claims are the Pearl.'Elk'-.  horn, Running Wolf, Ruby Fraction, Reindeer and Last Chance. ���  Development work consists ,of ���  a main'tunnel which  is  now  in  0:10 feet. This tunnel was driven  on   the Elkhorn,   and   the   ore.  body has been tested thoroughly .  One    hundred    feet    from   the  mouth of the tunnel there is one -  cross,cut of 40 feet,   at, ^00  feet'  another cross  drift of 20 feet,  and   at   300   feet,   still another  cross drift of .'10 feet.        ^     '    ''  The work which was particularly-engrossing the attention of  the management was to develop ���  the Ruby veiu,1 and for this purpose a /cross  drift to   the west-  was drove,   after having drifted �����  240 feet the lead was  encountered, lo make sure that it'was' the  vein a drift of IT. feel was  drove1 ���  in  solid  quart/..     The  ore   is a"  fr'ee milling gold quartz.,        i/ (   -  A  cross  drift  to  the east   is  now being run to catch the Pearl  vein, .this drift is now, in :!(! feet,  aud  the formation ^gTves   indications that the vein is  close  at ���  hand.  There are three strong  leads   ���  running'through   t'lus  group of-  claims.    It has been demonstrated that the vein on the Running  Wolf   has  a  uniform   width   of   -  twelve  feet,   there  is  no doubt  but the  vein on the Elkhorii- is  the  same  one upon which work  is' being done  on   the Running  Wolf.  The Ruby lead has been opened up on the surface for more  than a thousand feet, and has a  varying width of from thirty, to  sixty feet. It is an enormous  ledge and values are high near  the surface. This is the particular ledge which was struck last  week.  What is known as the Pearl  vein lies to the east of the Ruby.  These cross cut tunnels were '  run with all due consideration of  the existing conditions. The  dip of the veins absolutely determined, and the distance the  cross drifts were to be run was  ascertained, and the result has  demonstrated the correctness of  these calculations.  It is estimated that there is  between ."ion and RiOO tons of  milling quartz on the dump.  There is no doubt but that'  these claims are destined to become one of the larger, ir not the  largest gold producing mines in  British Columbia.  t  '   L  ', '/  Among- the Craft.  North Star Lodge A. F. and  A. M. held its regular monlhly  meetingon Tuesday last. Our  cowan reporter, reports a raising.  Rocky Mountain Chapter  R.. A. M. w i 11 ho I d i ts reg u 1 a r  monthly meeting on Tuesday  eveniiig, April iith.  Tlie craft in South East Kootenay are meeting with great encouragement-.  ~\  g&gdlsa^  i       l=- \  THE  PROSPECTOR,  FORT STEELE, B. C, APRIL (>,  1<��01.  KSTABLISHI-Ui     Igfti    .  A.. B. 6racG,  PUBLISHER    AND    EDITOR.  THE PROSPECTOR, is published  ��� very .Saturday, and lias a guaranteed  circulation larger than any oilier paper  la Kast Kootenay. It is all home I'liiiteil  ��� nd contains double the news of any  other paper in the district.  As an advertising  inedii:m it  is 1111  ���xselled.  Uevoted to the upbuilding of Fori Steele, the  derelopment of the vast mineral resources of  Ike East Ivootenay minlni; district.  Subscriptions 42.0(1 per year  A-dyei-Using rates made known on application.  Contributions are solicited from all parts of the  illtrict. but all matter intended for publication  must have the writer's signature.  TUIC P1PPR I& kept on tile at theudver-'  ln,a rnrtn tfsins agency of Alaxatider  *Co., Suite P.. First National Haul; UuildiiiK.  Spokane. Wash., whew enntriicts vim lie iniule  ,for It.  This Paper 'd'ak'k-s" "'  Ajency  a l   K.  C.  \ d v e r 11 s I in;  61 and rto Merchants  hxi-huiiKt*. San  Krincisco, California, wheie comnii'ls for uil-  Tertlbinc can be made for Ii.  Thic   Pinop is kept on Die at the A. JU-  im*  raper IC!lu ^ Co. >,-,..��� j,,,.^.- Ad-  TetlaiiiK   Acency.  Montreal,   where eoutr.u-ts  for adrerlUlnt; can bo made for It.  This Pa ">er  ��� tore, Spokane, Wash.  Is on sale at     .1.    W.  tirahani .v.   Co'.-,   hoolt  ing from the northern  boundary  of     the     Fort    Steele    mining  division,   south   lo  the  international   boundary,     is     a     great  natural artery of trade  for  this  district, which nobody  can  monopolize.    It gives   ns  a   check,  when 'properly   utilized, on  the  rapacity of railways:   in fact, it  makes,us to a large extent  independent,  of   them.       ft, means  profit to every man who is doing  business here, and it  should.be  made effective.    And   ty can bo  by -working on the proper   lines,  aud the matter should   be   taken j  hold of by the Board  o.f Trade.  A natural artery like the  Koolo-  nay River should not be neglected,   as  it   has  been  during  tho  past two years.  \+  &*^  Headquarters   for   Mining   and   Commercial   Meri  The  ffihe 3Jtro0pector  SATURDAY, Al'KIL ii, 11)01.  ,!No Enemies   to Punish���.No  Special Friends to Serve. "���  T  HE people of .Fort, Steele  jTact that  the greatest   impedi-  �� meut to the introduction of a railway, and improvements  for  the  benefit of the district, is tlie' lack  of interest on  the part of the  people most  concerned. ���  While  capitalists are directing their attention  to , the development   of  mineral resources, seeking a safe  '    and   profitable ��� investment    for  idle   wealth;    the   government,  and the people', ujxm J\vhom  the  whole future  prosperity  of   the  district   depends, , seem   to    at  ',times lose the interest they once  manifested in the- subject,   how  ever, we have taken  tlie  mailer  at-home,  here  in, Fort Steele,  , personally and by persistent, in-  ���' tolligent efforts, demonstraled'to  both the (Dominion  and  Provincial Governments, and others in-  teresletl;* that we have a mineral  wealth that is not  surpassed ' in  any country.     We  have aorich  ��� and  fertile   valloyl   capable   of  supporting a  large population,  with  no  means  of transporting  their productions   to a market,  that tlie people of Fort Steele  ' were ready to put forth   a  help-'  ing hand and assist the  government   in    obtaining   what   was  most wanted in the best interests  of  the  district   at   large,    "the  securing of a chapter  from   Uie  Dominion  and   Provincial   Governments    for    the     Kootenay  Central Railway,"' show that we  can, and are willing to help capital in securing safe investments  in the district;   that  the  people  in Fort Steele are united in their  desire to forward the mining aud  agricultural    interests    of ' the  Kootenay  valley;   and  there  is  little doubt but  that with   the  construction   of   the    Kootenay  Central    railway.,  South    East  Kootenay will prosper,   and  ex-  cell   in   mining,     grazing' and  agriculture.   ,  To Bo Congratulated.  It is encouraging lo notice the  increasing modesty and self sac-  ritice .displayed in the asiniun  remarks uttered by the Nelson  Tribune in regard to the Crow's  Nest Southern Railway.  News-Notes.  A leader is needed to blase tlio  way_ through the forest of Rus-  sian'iutrigue.  Sir Thomas Lipton cis willing  to sail Shamrock 11 against any  boat, he says "1 am putting tho  Shamrock II in open competition  with any boat in the tield. '  The Crow's Xest Southern  railway bill passed its second  reading, Ir was thought ihat at  this reading the first fight,on lhe-  railway policy would occur.  Competitions in railways is the  voice of, the people in British  Columbia.    ,  The V. V. and E. railway company has been formed, $1,000,-  000 of stock subscribed, and  di'roctors'appointed.        ,   ',  Hotel  All    Modern    Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C.  Large   Sample   Rooms   for.   Commercial   Men.  tral Hole  s.  H. W.  DREW,  Proprietor.  Fort Steele.  ' The Future.  When ihe muchthoped, Kootenay Central, railway is constructed South East Kootenay will be  a most benefitted 'country. It  has gold, silver, lead, copper  and coal in.'abundan'ce, together  with iron and limestone, suitable  for fluxes; then like many another camp, it will no doubt out-  show tho present producers.  i Star Hole  Shell t Heavy Hardware  .<?"  in  Every merchant,, store keeper.  and every person out of work  are waiting hopefully for the  spring. When the snow is gone.  we all look for good times. With  the Kootenay Central railway  will come prosperity, the active  development of our mines, the  erection of a smelter.' increased  business throughout the entire  district, contentment and happiness to the. people of South East,  Kootenay. ���;.'���''"    >'  1. .' .     *,   *    * -.     '.���''.'  The past year has been chiefly  one of development; this year  will be one of production  throughout the Kootenay valley..  The construction of the KqotOf  nay Central will,be an important  factor to the large shipments of  ore. Mining in the past has been  hampered by lack of transportation facilities, there is plenty of.  room for the various means that  may be afforded for the shipment  of ore during the present year.  .. *    *    * I;  The Kootenay River,'-extend-  The'need of a local smeller  this district is a pressing one.  The Fort Steele mining divis  ion has developed into a mining  section of undisputed promise.  We expect an influx of capital  during the summer months.  ,;The early construction of the  Crow's Nest Southern, and' the  Kootenay Central railways is exciting a wide spread interest.-  /Phe Pkospkctou is published in the interest of the mining  industry-of South East Kootenay.  The Fort Steele mining district promises to be one of the  liveliest mineral sections, of the  Province this year.  The Northport Smelter in t'he  near future, will use Crow's /S'osf  coal and coke.  It is reported that there is a  movement on foot to establish a  smelter in South East Kootenay.  B. C.  ���._Finest*>Liquors and - Cigars.  a. Best Furnished' Rooms in  Town.  - . *    *    ",   "   _-  H..-W Drew, proprietor.''  Port    Steele  Brewing  -PORT STEELE,  B. C.  \  Stoves, Graniteware,  Tinware  Powder, Fuse, Caps,  Paints and Oils.  o     , y "     .      o.',;.'      .     .     '"   ,  Sheet metal work of all kinds  it  promptly executed.  MANLTFACTUKERS  Q  and     BREWERS    OF    EXTRA    FINE  BEER    %���   PORTER  Fort Steele  Meat Market  FRESH   and  SALT   MEATS  ON. HAND.  ALWAYS  R. W. ROGERS? Proprietor.  _   Fresh Halibut,   Salmon,  Salmon Trout,  Bologna Sausage,  Fish and Game in Season.  Butter and Eggs  Fort Steele  anil  Kimberley.  Homework- profitable-oongenlel���  easy���on now plan. Be your own  workmaater in your own homel  Send your adtlre^ on r-.u*t r��r,l and s e will *end you pirllcu  l��ri.   fnuf-usbV-MjUATi U.jii C, 130 Vane. .St. loronto.  Attention Hunters  and  Prospectors.  Indian Ajrcnt d'albiuiUi is  willing  to  pay   the   sum   of   &5U0,  per  pair,   .for.  Mountain .Slii;0]i.an(i Goat, or either.  SOLD    BY   THE   BARREL,    KEG   OR'   BOTTLED  Bottled beer for family use a specialty  'OOTSIDE ORDERS ("UVEN STRICT $ PROMPT ATTENTION  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  JUST   RECEIVED  EMULSION  conkvhptiu.v ��<i  mil   IJ'\<;   DI.SKAHEH,  BIMTTI.VC of moui��,  IOIW IOHN  or ArrrriTb  HKBIIITY. thn brnf nr�� nf Ukia nrtlcla  , arr. luo.t miinir����fch  By the aM of Tim U. 4 I.. Emulsion, I liave  , itieii rid of ii hacWtiu couhIi wljich liad iroublci)  nc'fbr ov(,r x year, and navo gained coiiiiltlcr-  T. II. WINGHAM, C.E., MontreaL  50c. and SI  per Bottla    .    /;  DAVIS *. LAWRENCE.CO., Limited,  Mo.STxr.AL.  P. O. BOX 812  TELEPHONE NO. I  ^  Mutz &TScottV  s.  �� MHOSt WHO  USE/ :;   ,.  CALGARY FLDUR  PREFER l^ld^N^rGTHER  j\utu����niMuuiMBMniwnuwMtwwniw��>t��MMtwuutwtu^  I  i  WANTED:  A( ��� Iils'T for iuirt Steele'.-, and  vicinity .. lor  the sale of  hardy  lines', of Standard Fruit  ��� Stock';'   Small    fruits.     Ornamental    trees.  .shrubs, etc.       Terms liberal.       'Apply now  '���   -.       '     ���.- i>-.: ���':.  to ���.'���.'.....,.  PELHAM NURSERY COMPANY,  Toronto. Ont.  Assorted Car of Best Brands of Flour   and   Meals,  etc.  Flour, Patent, Hungarian and Strong Baker.  Rolled Oats, Cracked Wheal,, Whoal,lol-ls,  Cornineal, Buckwheat, Flour, Split, Pons,  Navy  Beans.   Lama Beans, Pot, Barley, ele.  Bran    Chops     Shorts     Oats     Hay.  Vv%ht��.U��\ VtMftVfcVMM,*, M��MHM��M������UmU����MI����M*M  Fleetwood Tea,, a pure article imported direct Troin Ceylon  ���   ' /   try it; once and you will use no other.     *  ...   FroshrBreakfast, Bacon,- Hams  and  Dry .Salt; Side Bacon,-  Butter.and Eggs. ..    '  POTATOES   ^nci   CARFlbTS  FIREWOOD all lengths to suit all stoves,. ,  THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOUE; and FEEB STORE  E. C. MILLER, Proprietor POST OFFICE BOX 836.  m-HT"   All (goods guaranteed and prices also a,s'���being correct.  Sdud in orders. Iv#��  V-J^v  |ftl^imitte|^I^m^ei?lO  Jat-I^ices:8ian  li;-1'^  fc: i  IK  t"'H:^0^^  lfc��;  :FoitLlS|teel  ;��  fc-  KIMBERLEY, B. C.  The Finest. Liquors ii."<l  .Giyiu-t-.iuiil Hi:sl.' Fui-nishfMl  Uonnis in Town.  '.'j,;/r:.;^(;Ai;ES;:..;:Prx)r.  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  t  Trade Marks  Designs  j    ,' r-vjjt* ���".���    .copvrights &.c  Aiivone sending a ��kclcli mid description may  milr-lily usncrinlu our opinion free, whether_ mi  iven Inn la linilinlilv pateiitalih!.   {���oimiiiiiiien-  soul free., ohlest airc-noy for ����n-ui-iuK.1-��1 om ��.-  l"'iloiits taken tin-ouch Mni.n \. Co.-.n-wlvo  sprrlnl notice, witliottt cli.-inrc, in tlio  ^eietitific- Jftttericnti* ������'  A handsomely lll.islnil.vl wne.lily     I.nrecst cir-  fi8UNN&Co.38,B-roadway-New York  .     Bra'eu Oftleo. ('.�� V St..Witslilnsiion. 11. C.  IN  THE PROSPECTOR.  ' %v.:!^;-U';TjreriMiile'i\'�� ;��  $H*3^��&S^M-*     ^'^-..--t^iSr;'   . .  ^<:v<;s&wm .., .--,-.-  ���  " ''';;���"���;.::v;r:,iS,Jjf.-l!;.:i'i3f.-",:V- ~X$fri:'r7..7.-:-/.''irZ*irf<  5My|g��M&^  !PK|[8!(^  LCSS  .1*   TlLl^i'KO^'HfcT^'CaV  ��� - S  Pa 1^^^^  IllfiARTPlilli  TtffiFiir^fff^''nigf'g^:':a*'T��yt,i'K'j  '? The, Paystreak: O^Ad's^In Tl^  And Never-: Pi'ncli^s--. d-tit'i"\]Siak(3^Q;nq-;]l;:\ryrv?^^:-:^W^\fa^^^^S��'/:-T:9:^V^>S^  ..^Yoiir Interest/."-; :;.,'/\ /;'-;."'���������:. ]'';��� :)}'i$k;r:'''ryl;^^  '..���JOB^PR^^  'EXECUTED.? ",'.-" '--'.V;,-V ���'��� i::^.'--':���- -'���������/���y ,;V':.:::"\ ::���/���' V:" ^:;;i- -���'������'': '���     '  ]:^^C0;-B:00WM-&  "���-; /���'.,"::- :-l.'- itT.-/--":'. ���''���r;-Ki��: " ��� -^���' ������ ���������'���'���&*  !,;,'���  '.,',.;   :. 'tf...'  ;;'���  '��������� ��� Is--.*-.'i *!'.���;."..-' .-:���.-���. ���-   .-,(,���'..���'���,,.;:-;-j  ,������?;,:'. -'--. :'-:vV'':^r^iW:Xrt;,;:-"^vJi;'-'!;  V^V-'^'-''^^  i.  iir.   ,-;.:.?.   -���.-���:-. *.p  ."',' "(.���;' -. ji|P-���H-.,-��-���   ���',-;;   -j'jlyf;,  1  ���;���'::������; .ys:Rf':; *'J ���:!?&;��;&$.:�� % \  |;|fe;|;||g||||'  ���,V-.!"f.-;-;' ��� .��;.���" ^..;.^i;.V;-!4^:.';vf^.;;rvr:V-^i',^.^/1,l-,;I<  #;^;^^  Vi';": .���,V:'-';-'-,',:-.-',./',V^'J-','''M'Y,'#-'^'-7v7 ��''-,};���������;  ^'i-y^TX^'-'-^^t'-^^  i|llI|li|iiiM||  **V J'^?-if:--- -\: U^'j'^^S;*:?!;;;^'^^^^':  ���-���^T-^-^'^'^ii^^  "H^i^-'^^y'-'^y^'vy^'^'fi'^^  .v-./--.'..-.,,';'''.":.'::: -,���''.<���,:.-.-'.[���:?,:'-/'.; r;.'.'.>^V,v,'(ft��>&  Cw;:-..-,'..���;���'��".; vi:^"f��s! -.SiF'* i*^i' ;"^:i;'|iSf  :;:;;v^#S^!;^��5p^ft!^^  'W^ff^WS^m^  ;^li$i^&^^S^^i^i  >l '?C ���'���' -"��� :���>"*: !r'vV> :-i' - ��� -: -:;��:' - ���;'-; w*?ip,:;-;  :(,...,,..^.  rt     :!;...,.   ^ .; . .: i -.,.-.:  '���   .;..]..^;..;;...r;  ",r"',^''.;'',:,''^.^;-':?.'. ''���":'��� v!'^v:^''>^:-''^';  ��'[  ';B/;il  ..' v.  asmsrrjsacx^  -^aanjacaaasagaaMoagettaagaaMgv^  an encli town for Lli  ��� Hvill oloso out nt #11  ti;it iti:i,iAiui.  ilroad'conipany.  END YOUR  MONTROSE BSCYOLEHlFREE  on approval to your iddresa WITHOUT A CENT IN  ADVANCE.  SEND   US ��� YOUR  ORDER, stato wlic-Uier.you wish lnily'a or maii'.i  vvl>ool;clvo color, height ot frame und ironr wantod and \\ h n 11.1,'SHIr  Till-: AVHKKI. 0. O. 1). on ajiproval, allowing yoi( lo llnui-ato and i-x-  ainine it fully .lierm-o you aci-rpt It. If it is not all and more than wi-  claim for it, and a better wheel Mian you can tret lor any whoif near the  price from any ono else, rcfuso it and we vviltysiy n'.l expnws ehargcH  ourselves.   The "MONTROSE" Bicycle   4|C 50  at, oiir Special   AjrenL's   sample  price, ol    *���* I t> ���  is the preatest hai-Kain in a bicycle over offered. ' u'e Kuuranteo it ciual  to nnv NO wheel on the market', and you ni-cd not accept. It nor pay a. cent  if vmi do not Iind it as we represent; IVi, are KXC'I.l-SI VE .ItlCVCI.K .  AIA.\i:K.A<rn:i{l-:i:s ami take litis .mcllniil ot'ipiickly lnl.i-oiliiciii|!  'OIU-.1II0II JIOIIKI.S. This oll'cr of a sample wheel n(.'this low price is  made to secure �� RIDER AGENT hi each town lo represent us  and take orders,   (.lurajronls make inom-y last. ���.,',..  jr��nB~rtarlft5T"lJfllLI���>     I't'.'iine..:i'.:. ^'1 oi-*',', inch: ladies, 2'J Huh.   Im-sC  SPtCIFlGAIlUNS.  Khcll,vs,..'l,nl,-s)f llll.imr Willi r��W. nee-  tions. Ilush |,,inls. improvdd expfinder device lo.liisleii scat post and  handle bar; linyal Arch crown: tlie cclebraled .Vlnvis liiibsand liiin^cr���  the easiest miming known: Kccoril "A" Mies. Ill- ',-sf and oiiecl tlio  most expensive l.ircson Ihe market. The genuine * I .Mosliiucr lljuicule ���  saddle: pcdnU,.' toolsanil accessnWes lllii best obtainable. Nllainelcl in  black, maroon orcoacli irreeu'. hliflily llnlshed and ornamented: special  linishod ulekeliliK.oii all In-litlil, purls. We (liomilKlily I est every piece  of llintnrlnl that poes in-lo lliis inacliiiic. Oili'.ltindiiiir j-riirV irimr-  u'ntro ImiiiiV Willi each bii-yi-lc.      ���     . :  CDCC 'to nnv onc'senilliiK the * Kl.r.O ca.sh In full 'vvll.li order we will  rtlCC send'free a ccnuino Itu'rdicl; 10.0(10 mile barrel pattern cycli.-  mctci-: or a hiirh i-'rade Hour pump. Your.��� money all hack if you are not  perfectly satislled. ���       ' .-      , ;        ,  nUCAD IMUCCI O'- We do not manufacture the cheap depart  bUtAr WntCLOl moiitsrnro kind of vvlieels, such H-niniiy new  concerns and hit; supply houseti ndverfisc and sell as hlirh irrad,-. A* c <"-oii furnish tlieni,  however, at?."i lo$7 stripped: ni'W.Ti to fl2..'iOeniiiple(c.. We do not irmir.-ini.i-e nor  mend them. JII-II-'OKF. ��l;l>KltlM} a bicycle or any one else, no mutter who  cheap, vrrilc. ii* and let us tell you how much we can savey on on the "'"tic tnacliini  ll'vou lltlA'DI C *A HHV n v.-licel we can assistyoii to i:.VK.N AIIU->\-l  ���.'.-���.ro UfvHOLfc TO QUI t,'ibulhit-,'.-it..',lo|.-ucsr;,rusal'ew<l.',ys. �� cm-el one ],,-rs,,n  s inii-poso. Wehavoseveiaihundred Si:0<>> l> IIAM> \\'lli:i:i.* Iak;;n in trade vvhleli we  t.o*n>eaeli: also some sho|iworn samples and 'fin models very cheap, senil mi-iinrnnm i.i��i._  IT V is uniiucstioncd. ^^'e rclcr to any bank or business house in ('hlcacn. or any Wiroas "i  IVi will scud you lelters of referewe direct from Ihe larcest banks in laical.-" i' -V"! " f1'm.  nnnrn (o.lnv. This low priceaml these.>iu-cinl tvrnii. ol shipment withoutdepositwni  Unllfcll ho withdrawn very soon,   r^roive name of tills paper. g-,  MEAD GYGLE GQMP**\NY? GMcagofw*  m  SOUTHSRN BRITIST (JOLUMBUI  ;       (KooteiiciusaiKl Yale)  ��� how  I.K by ,!ls-  !,   Tho. (���liiinilK',1' nl'1 -Alines  wiinis .l.liin'-  ! on-o-lil.y 'i,TMillilo (.r()i-i-(!s|j(i:H'li!n'iri in iiVi.-i;.v.  ' Oanip in llio (Ib-aricls nl'>'.:i>l  ni.it!. YW;I  '��� KiKiloniiy anil A'lili' 1o wlii.ini reus '.iniiilo.  i.-.iini]iijnsiiliini   will   In-    jwiil    I'iii-   timir  i si'i'vii't's.   -  j -      ('i)i'i'i:s;i(iiul(.'nl.H will lie t-xiic'li'ii In  j I'urnisli tin.- CliiinilMM' oI'Mini'.-; v.-i! li   nil'  ! dc'.vi.'.lopiii'Mif.' '4'iiin.o' Oil   nt-.'tin-   mii-.i-.v  | lhi:   i.nsUilliitit'in ���  of   niiirlii.ni-i-y.  .fli-ii'.-|  J ini-.nts i.)I' (in- und..vjili.il.-.   an 1   o'cni'i'iilly |  ! snv'i news sis will..nil i-iu-l  i-iio  ;tt !��'til -iini j  ! (il"r;i.|)il;tlisls iiiiiT iMinsi'- l.ln'-'in   lo   in. ������.���<; :  |.|o';i.tr. iinil invosl'..  .Applii'iil.ii.iris in In- V'"1;"---; -I in m-'  (���|.'l..\>IiiHll'()F 'NilXI--.;-..' i  Sonllici-n j'.pilisii ( ' !lii;:.;!i'.ii.      ;  .    ,        (Kiio ; n '.v.- unii N'nle)  P. O. 1.5<ix .",7:;. ' MOSS LA-NO. I!. O. I  CONTRACTORS  .Ail..'Kind's,   of Brick   and   Stone   Work  -IHiiTOK 'iHKi''LTM'E''''l5,or8n:JcV.;, .   PT,ASTERJN(-:   Promptly^ Done  'TO THE: DEAF.  ' ';:;  -A i-icli l.-itly cured .iil'-iiei- l^'af-  ness ;uhI "Nxiises in'l he : I leiul^ by  |.)r. .Nicholson's ' Ai'-lJI'ic.inl '''Eur  'l'Jri;iii'i's'; gave si-p.'invi to ihis.'Tii-  sl.Un.Le. so' thai deal' people 1111-  jp.'li.' to prfiGiire  Iho" l'>ai'   Driini:  1 CAVEATS, TRADE MARKS,  J-    COPYRICHTS AND DESIGNS.;  5 Send yourtmsiixusiliroot to WiiNliiiigton, i  J     siivi-s time, <:����ls Ions, liptlcr service.  ! ��    Mj- oDlce elono to V. S. r.itcnt OOce.   FREE prcllmln- ,  J j..ry uiamlnalionii roado.   Atty-n fee not due nnUl natcnt <  ( ia MCilrca    lTRSOKAL ATTENTION GIVEN-19 YEARS j  lli-lllll--;    C ACTUAL EXPERIENCE. Book "How to ohUin Patent!," j  l/J iimrv   j| etc.,. B(31t free.  raUnts procured through E. 0. Slgferl J  , .   ,. \   i   i        . ...    vrccclvc special   notice,   without charge,  In   the J  may lu..VLvl-h��m  -I me       Adilies.,       ^ ^�� NT|VE     AQE:  Nl)     1-I"��1S."      'llO     iS'lCllOlSOl]     111    '.>iuu3lrated'monthly-Eleventh year-tcrmi, $1. a year.'  ���,-,.    ,    t       v ���'$��"'   n   Aiflflrnn  Late ol C. A.Snow&Co.l  stiuito. -f, 7��i��.     .l^ightlv   Avenue.          New York, U. S. A.  EflfnnrnO  Lateof C. A. Snow&Co.)  . OluULnUjWASHINGTO^f/D^c!!  ���w%^^VWWWVVVW^'  .T;V.,  .,;*��$$��*  Wi^l^^Sm^^^^!3^^��:SjMSl  :,z.  '.A.  ftMi^M       cii.iiii iMift hi llll.l     ���������ll 'PHE PROSPECTOR,, FORT STEELE, B. C.y 1901.  Thil]^  X,y:  Aiid   Tap   tHe   Greatest  Mi  c*i  tttfe :'0!strict  Choice Business' and Residence ;\.ifot&:tfb^SMIir I      ^H  s  THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, fi. C, APRIL fi, 1001.  I*  P  R  I:  ��� i  v  ��lxc ��ta?0pector+  SATURDAY. AJ'JIIL u,  Midi.  Lord Roberts and the Boy Smoker.  Lord Roberts can scarcely  move without becoming Ihe  centre of some interesting incident. A boy smoking a, cigarette, who pushed himself to the  fronton Lord Roberts arrival at,  Swindon, lie admonished with  the remark "Jt is vovy rude for  a, boy of your age to smoke1'.  Tlio  boy   is   not likely to forget  , the rebuke; and it is to be hoped  that he and other -juvenile  smokers will profit by it.  This incident recalls another  that, happened a few years' ago  when the Field Marshal was  staying at, Dunbar.     As  he  was  ' taking his afternoon walk to the  links, he was, met by a si,nart  soldierly man, who had evidently  been waiting to see him, and  saluted. The General slopped  enriuived' the man's name and  regiment, and exclaimed: "AY,  I mind you. .There were two of  you of the same 'name in your  company." ' '   ,  Then fixing his keen kind eyes  on the man, ,he said^fin=a���low-  lone: "But why have you been  drinking'/" , "Only a glass and 11,  half and a mug of ale. my  Lord".  ��� "Only a glass and,a half and'a,  mug of ale loo much my man'".  Don't, you   do   it.'"      Putting 'his  ' hand into his pocket Lord Roberts took out a silver piece 'and  . j t  placed   it,  in     the    man's   hand,  "Doii'l you do it".'  > "No. 1 wont, my lord",''replied  the man. '. "You- pass your,  word'?" "1 do my lord". ,'-That's  well and I trust, you. Don't do  it.' You have passed your word  keep if. Be triie to yourself,  ? and-prove yourself to he a man-  a brave man."     - "-  CANADIAN  UMrncD.  TJjCAIl   Ol-'I-'KJK  -Ki Ql'tiKN  Vu.'TOlilA St.,  Lo N1 )ON,   E.N (11. A NIJ.  British Coltmhia  Okkkjk  I<Y>kt Stkicus, n. c.  0. Al.  Kl)WARDS,  Gh.\'i, A1an;a<;i-:k.  ��  30,000 Acres Farm Lands  In the far famed Kootknv.v Vai.i.ioy for Sai.koii easy terms  of pa.yincnt,' Puicus &.\.*i(i I'kk ackk and upwards. In close  proximity to the Chow's Nkst Railway.  Lots in r 111<i town of IOi.ico are now on the market, prices &r>0.  and upwards according to situation.  ' ' ' ' '  Elko boasls of the biggest waler power in South East  Kootenay, and will bo the junction of the Crow's Nest Southern  Railway. , -, ���    '  Correspondence Solicited.  RAILWAY  DIRECT    ROUTE  to   , "  ,     .  A I.I.   POINTS  iSmTnTTTTTTTTnTTTTTTTTnrTTTTTTTTTTTTTnTTTITmTTrTTTTTTTTTnTTmTmTTTTTTTnTTTTTTnTr^TTnnTTEi  EAST  -���jw-;;<;i.v.����>K*!:<--:t:-:?:-*K-^  ��K   a  tit  &  Big- Boor Army.  London, April 3.���Despatches  "from Cape Town and Brussels  talk- of the joining of Dowel's  and Botha's commands. This  will make a force of 13,000 men  for  operations  against,  (ieneral  French.   _J       .   .  ', They, Met'Last Night.  Ottawa,' April -.���Shaugh-  nessy,,Cox and. others interested  met last, night, for the purpose  of arranging to make - a final  settlement about lho application  for a railway lo the south, [t is  said thai the C. P. H. opposition  to the bill is ended.       , ,  The Steele House  < i  ������>  Fort Steele, B. C.  Centrally Situated on   Riverside,'Avenue.  Conducted-on U p ���-To - Date Methods.  Tlie Best Bar Tn Town.  (i ,  '     " (  D. TVTcINTeish   .  ,  BROI'RIETOR.  and  WEST  r  DININC CARS  FIRST', CLASS  SLEEPERS  TOURIST CARS  Through Tickets  TO  AND  FROM  England, The Continent, Australia  China and Japan.  LOW, RATES    /  QUICK TIME  Vw l,iiiio-tiil)U.'s, ruiiisj und full   information cull im or uriiiivn* iii'im-M   Ideal  ilJ-lSllt  (;. 10. MANSPIIDLl). A"t. Korr Stuole.  CAPITAL WANTED.  To Develop  The Rich. Mineral  Resources Of  South East Kootenay.  Partial 13' Developed, %  And Undeveloped Copper =  And Silver-Lead  Properties 5  ', Arc'Offered  For Sale On %  Liberal  Working Bonds. 2  FOR   RBPORTR,    AND   INFORMATION: WRITE TO \  |              CHARLES  ESTMERE. |  |,                           Kimberley,   B.C. I  %iikUUkkUUUUUkkUUUUiiUUUUUUUlUkUUUiiUUkkUUUUUkkkkHUUUUilUUaiikkkii  GEARY   &  DOYLE.   "  LiverUf Feed & Sale Stable.  i'Yirl, Stool o IJ.C  ' v , ,  Ki'��nltir   Daily  Slayu  mod*  all  1 ruins ul, I"\ipI, Sleole'ihincLion.  SAlillLK & PACK UOItSF.S     =���  ll.AMINf: OI-" Al.l. KINDS A SI>l-:ciAI,,'n  Agents    Wanted  Tried to Kill the Czar.  London, April 1.'���A .dispatch  1,o the Morning Lender from  KiolT says that it is reported that  an'Officer of the household attempted to assassinate the czar.  He fired at his majesty, but  missed. He then shot and killed  himself. Q  .   '     <r        ���������   Treated lake"'a Guest.  Manila, April L\���Aguinaldo  coiilinues to express himself as  pleased with and impressed by  the court eons treatment accorded him by General A'lacArthur.  '���I am a, prisoner.'" said ho fo-  day, "bill I inn treated Mice a  guest. t__  The fertile valley of the  Kootenay oilers superior advantages to the home seeker.  Complete Life  of Queen Victoria  mk.mt isook      '   ('  liKST tiomis  Outfit .M;tik-(1 on lirccipl of lo l-oiiN.  Adfliv.vi  S. CI. MILLKU A: CO.,  I'oialiinilf Ore..-U.S.A.  MhVKKAl, ACT. ISHii.  (nm.M k.)  .(JKICI'll-'ICATi:  (IT   IMFIIOVKMIINTS.  I,  NOTICE.  J. S. CARTER,  Dis. Pass. Agt.  Nelson.  E. J. COYLE,  A.G. P. A.  Vancouver  '    ONTARIO MINERAL CLAIM.    ,  Silti.ile in tlio I"\ii-l Steele Mining Division  of .south I'l.isi Ivoott-nny.    -  Wlicri- lorn toil:, On M.u-1; CJi-cclt. iilioul  lliii-e miles from Kimberlpy.   - ,  TiikcHoticO ch.il J. Nell Mul.cnil Cm-ran of  Kimljorlcy :is .\y��nt lor U. I). AI:liii>. Fi-l-c  Minisi-'s Coi-iS'tloiiLc No. , A.S<i.")0. inicnd iMl tliiys  from Uio.dnte lieri'ol. lo apply lo the Minim;  TCurorilri-'lor :i CY-rtiiicito of Improveincias for  lho imipdsc'ot olH.iinin-,' ii Cioivii Or.inl ofihu  nbovc'L-liiini. ,  Ami liirUiur mice lioiu-u tliut, ni-ilon nndci-  soc-iion :!7. iniisi ho coiiimriiucil befoi-u Hie issu-  siin-f ol siu-h CVi'lilk-iilu of Jmpi-uvuiurnls.  D:ilell lliis Illli ilny or Msii-cli, 101)1.  II-      , XI-UI.  iMel.KOD C'liivKAN.'.  MININGpsSSc  THIRTY-WIHTH YEAR.   Jt    1\I^L JL J  24 Pa^es  :  Weekly  :  Illustrated.  INDISI -^NSABLE  TO MINING MEN.  $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.  SK.VI) FOIl SAMPLE COPV.  /MINING -sdaitiflc PRESS  330 MARKET ST., SAIT FRANCISCO, CAL.  i  |tlESll(0L  lh AsTrh  * ���a-JiiUi*-*-  "v7s guarantee that these  PLstcrs will relieve  pain quicker than any  other. Put ��p only in  25c. tin boxes and $1.00  yard folb. ~ The latter  allor/s yoa to cut -the  Plattw any size.  'Every family  s :i o u I ij neve one  ready for an erher-  gency.  DAVIS & LAWRENCE CG., j  LIMITED,   MoHTSEm!  ������ Beware of Imitations  ^sfSsWBEELSJ  Too! i  i MILLER RODEONE2093 MILES IN 132 HOURS  TheE  .MJN'KKAI, ART. I Mill.  (I-OHM   r.) ;  f'i:n'i'iri<-'\-i-i: oi- impImviimiis'i-s.  NOTICE.  CANTON MINERAL CLAIM.  .Sminli.'' in Hip I-'ori Stei-li- iMinim; 'Division  of Soulli Knst Ivuoipn.iy. .  Wlioiu loc-nied. On Iluelcleliei-iy Hill,  nlioul four milos froni Kiuiliurlcy. II. C.  TaUe iiolicu lliiit. 1. Neil MeLuocl Curnui.  ns A^'Oiilfoi- I*. C. Andrews. Free Minor's C'cr-  llUrate H. i:ilir, iiueiul sixty tl.iys liom tho d.'ile  lievoor, to .ipply lo llio Alining Hooo'riler for n  Cci-litlciLtc ol Jinpiovciiioiils for Lho purpose of  olnninintra Ciiiimi (.Ini'ia ol this .ihovc vlaiin.  And liii-Hipi tiiljo noiico thiil action,  under  section 117, iniisi he i-ommenced before the issii-  iinrc of such (.VrulU-ati- of linprovemenls.  '��� Hilled this liil'h dnv of .Maieh. I!H)I.  . I-1-- NKJL Jli'l.KOI) CUKIvAN.'  'Tlie   Milwaukee7  A funiiliui' niime for tlie, (Jliipayo.  Milwaukee it Si. P:tiil I titilwji.v, known  all over the Union us the Great Kail-  way running- tlie "I'iniieer Lhiiiled.''  trains every flay anil ni^-lit between St.  Paul' and (Jhii:aj4-o. and Omaha and  Chicago. "The only .perfeel,' trains in  the world." Understand:" Connections  art? mudc.with All Transcontinental  Lines, assuring to ]>ii.sfjon",'ei\s the hunt,  serviec known. Luxurious coaches,  electric lights, steam Heat, of a verity  equaled by no other line.  See that,.your ticket reads via "The  Milwaukee1' when going to any point  in tlie IJnited'States* nr,,Canada. All  ticket agents sell them.  , For rates, pamphlets or other* information, address. ' . ' , , ,  .l'. W. Casky.     ' ' C. .J/JCddy. '  -,   Truv. Pass. AkI..' ' General Akciii. "  SKATTLK, WASH.'   POKTLAND, Olt'  |  The PROSPECTORS1 EXCHANGE %  m NO.   4   K.-W..-C.   BLOCK,   NELSON,   B. C. /  /'       '    Cold.   Sih-ei'-head   and ('oppoi- Alines want.-.d at-tbe   KXCIJAXCK.    f)  f KK'IOK   .MIIJ.I.\(i   COLD    properties   wunled   at (HH-e for Knstern    m}  8     in vest��r.i.     >" fjl ,  5 Parties  having  milling' property   for Mile  are  rci|iR'sti'd   m   send  s-.'ddiiles of tlieir or<�� (<i the KaCM.X SCF. for cvtiiliition.  ^\Te desire to bear from   prosppcloi-.s   who   have   promising   mineral  claims in Uritisli ('oliiiubiii.     ,   ' - , <-  Prospectors   iind   mining   Mien  are   requested   to   nmkc   the    KX"-  -(/llAiVCF, their lieiid(|iiartei-s when in Nelson.  All sainjiles should be sent by exjiress. PI IK I 'A II).  Correspondence solicited.    Address all rmimtiuiicatioiis in'  ,     ANDREW F. ROSENBERGER,  Telephone No!  KM.      P.O.  Itov 700. NKLSON, ,11. C.  The, Most Complete Health  Keson'on  the Continent of North America.-  isiuialed lnldsisi-onery miriviillt'd forGi-andeiir  Halcyon    Hot    Springs  lloalin^ tlsliin^Coni-f opium  ICi'sidenl Phy-  & KM-iirsiniiK wallllrtl lUlll sii-ian & Xuise  Halcyon Springs.  Arrow Lake. !���.('.  In U-'IOKi-apliie ooniinuniciilion,  with all parts of the world.  Two mails arrive and depart every day.   .  Terms, .Hi5   to $18   per week, aecoidiii;.'  to residence in  Hotel or Villas.  Lts IJatlis Cure all Nervous and Muscular  Diseases. Its Waters Hcul all Kidney. Liver  and Stomach Ailments.  ��969��9tt9S969S969e9��9��969��9��9 S9S9e9e9e9e969S9S9S9S9-;  KIMPTON   &   PITTS  WINDERMERE # DONALD  General .-Mercha  : Mining suuniies a Specialty ":  Miners going northward via CnnOe RivoivRoute will find it a large.  c  saving and .convenience to procure-.thcir supplies at Donald.,  SOLE-AGENTS for  Canton  Steel Company  Windermere, Golden and Donald  Mining Divisions.  sdg  150.00  Make your living: in your own home  easily���at your leisure! We have a  new and profitable plan. Write us.  ���Stiml your inlilrcss on punt caril anil wo will Bond you parlicn-  laru.   rKulrLK'sSv.NblCATE, JJojit. C, 130 Voiifo St,, Toronto.  iiiPillliJi  The Belvidere  Superior to all others irrespective  ��� - of price.   Catalogue tells you  why.    Write for one.  NATIONAL SEWING MACHINE CO.,  Factory,  BELVIDERE,'ILL,  BRANDON MINERAL CLAIM.  Slliiiito in tin: Kim. Kti'i'lc Miulim Division  of Small K.isi Kootenay.  WlicVc locini'il: On Jliicltlcbrrrj IJ ill.  ii In ml. foil i iiiiU-s liom Kiiiilii-i-lcv. II. (J.  'I'.ilte nolii-r thul I Neil Mi'l.i'oil (Jiiri-ini.  us A^ciil Ini-T. Miiynu Omly. l-'iei; .Miiiur'sCcr-  tilk-iiti' NTo K..'ll Sli. mloiul siviv (l:i.\ s fiom llii'  *lule lu-rt'of. (o apply lo tin- Mining Kt'i'ortli'i-  for ii Ci'i-l ilicut' ol liiipiovt'iiirnls. foi tin' pui-  post- ol olil:iiiiin;; n f'row n III.im of Ihe iihovt-  cliiiin  Anil lintlii'i' liiUi- lioliro tlml tict'tin. under  si'i-lioii II*. imisi lu- coiiiiiu-iu-i'd -liefore  tliu  is-  SUIIlK-l' Of slll-ll Cl'l lillciltl' Ol  llliproVL'lllCIIIS.  liiilt-il tills lilih tiny ol iMiurli. IIHll.  l-i Nl-lir. Mel,MOD CUUHAN. AiiiMit.  CROMARTY    MINERAL   CLAIM.  Siiu.iu: in tin: l-'orl Siocli- Minnie Division  of Soulli Must ICooU'iniv.  W'liori' locntcd. On Iliickli'lioi-i-y Mill  nliiini lout miles li ,,i,i K tinlii i le,\. II. (.'.  'I'.iUe iimicu llii.t I. Nell .MuLcnil Ciii-i-itiiciis  Ai-'cnt If i-11. S. Wnile. l-'ree Mmei-'s Ceftilluntu  No ll.:il.."i7l. iiiiuiiil siMV,d.r\s ri-om tilt: ditto  lieieof, lo nppl\ lo tin: Mining Het-ot-def for u  Ccriilu'iite ol Jinpioveiiienls. for tlio purpose  of ol,illinium ,i Cmuiitli.ini of tlie uliove ulitiin  And Iui tlier l:il;e notice tlml nelioii. iimlei  seel ion III intisl be eoinnieiieed lielote tlie issn-  .iiue ol suc-li I'i'i lilieiile of impioveiiietils.  Duted lliis llilli il.ij ol M.iu-li. HUM.  I-J- NI-'.II. Mel.I'lOD CIJR1IAN. Aki-iiI  East Koot_e_nay  Bottling Co.  *  Aerated Waters  6r all kinds.  Syrups, Cliampagnes, Ciders,  Ginger Ales, Etc.  Sortii  wilt or  in  hiptioii.s.     Tho  most  ci'onoiniciil wiiy to handle it  ANDREW  GONTRftGTOR  NEIDIG  BUILDER  A.NO  Agents  at Windermere  for  the California Giant Powder Co.  aif!?mmmmmmmmfm!?n?W!mmmmmmmmffimmK  I N. HANSON, |  ^ Getteral iMercHarit AND 3-  ^ l^iqtMor* Dealer. 3.  Manufacturor of all Kinds of Lumber,       A largo assortment of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always  on hand.  ��T D1MMNSTON   '  LUMBER  SPECIALTY. =3  330 BROADWAY,  iNew York.  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR,  FULL    HOUSE    MINERAL   CLAIM.  ,.    Sii.tnit.e in'llie l-'ort .SleeleMitiint.'   Division  of South li'.nsl Kool.enny. ������,-' '  Wltpi-e. loomed: .On' Jliiclduliurry Hill,  iiln'iul. lour miles from ICimlierley. It. C-  'I'nUonotiee Unit I. Xe.il Mcl.tMul Ciirnui. us  A),'eiit; fiir, A. Minnie Williiims. l-'ree Miller's  Corlilienli: No. II. ill..",74! inleitd sixty iliiys ri;oin  the ilntt: liereof. lo npply ���" llie iMinlnt? Ileeord-  er for :i O.-rtilli-nti: of linpi-oveiiient.s for the  jiui-pose of obtiiiiiin^ ii Crown (Inint of the  iiiiove, eluiin.  , ' And"rurlliur.tiil.o notieellial uelion, under  section :I7. hinsl. lie coiiiiiieneeil licfon: llie issti-  uriee ofystu-.h eerlillenl.e of iiinirovenients.  Diili-d this llilli diiy lit Ivliucli. I'.KII.  12- NI'ilL' ,MeL]-;< ill omtUAN. Ai;ent.  10I1SI-: AND SKIN I'AINTIKC  CALOIMINING mill )'A1>K1! HANGING  FORT STEELE.  13. C.  33?"   All   work promptly done.  HIGH WARDEN & SON.  PIONEER 'BARBER SHOP  Everything Strictly First Class.  ,'',;'        '  ., ii ,���.-������ - '.   .  Next door to tfte Prospector.  |      WASH-   -BG.      I  ^uiuiiiuiiuuiuuuiiiumiiaiwiuiiuiuuuuiiuiiuiiiiuuuii  The '    ".  Waldorf  FERMIE, B. C.     OLD TOWN  SPLEND1 D ACOOMMODATrONS  Sample Rooms'for Commercial Men  No Traveller Skould Pass the Door.  The trail runs %yithin.ten feet of the,house. Good  Barn and plenty of liay and grain. If you patronize (lie  Waldorf von will never regret it,..  H.   A.   KANOUSJ3,    -j      -    Proprietor.  r  ,  V'  :;i#;;!;l--i'-feS?SJSK��a  -i -iV-^'J jv.';V--,'-\VM��S^!tSi^k^^ (i  THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE,  B.'C, APRIL (5, 1901.  North Star Lodge  NO. 30.  A. F. AKD A. M.      G. R. B. C.  FORT STKELK. Ii. C.    '  He��ular meetings���1st Tuesday in each  month ��t eitfln o'clock. visiting IJretlicrn are  cordially invited.  A. C. Nelson, Secretary.  SMje $fvo8pzckov.  SATURDAY. APRIL (i, 1901.  ���Rock)' Mountain Chapter  NO. 124. R. A. M.  FORT STEELE, Jl. C.  ;  Kegulttr meeting*���2nd Tuesday in  e��ch month at eight o'clock.'  Visiting    Bret horn   are   oordially  invited.  '   K. ,L. T. Gai.hraith Secretin'v.  vTmnTmnmmTmTTTmnTTfmmmmw*  |  LOCAL NEWS. I  vUlUUiUUUUUUUAliiUUilUUUUUUUU-:-  Frank Collett came down from  Windermere on Thursday.  KPUNI GMAPK   ORIAU   OP TARTAR   POWOKI1  Kenneth Burnett, P. L. S. is  now engaged in making a survey  of the Old Abe group of claims/  If you want to make money,  and increase your business, advertise in Tun Pkospkutou.  Professional.  Watch   Fort   Steele  hum this  your.  Oeo.. S. McCarter. J. A.'Httrvey  t t i  HARVEY & McCARTER  Banisters, Solicitor*.  -    r      2Votarw  Public,  Conveyancers etc.  FORT  STICKLE, B. C.  REVKLSTOKK STATION and GOLDEN  COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY      MADE.  Ranchers should be securing  their seeds. Tho Fort Steele  Flour & Feed Store have a limited quantity left after delivery of  orders, of seed oats, wheat, and  poas, timothy, red clover and  red top. ' *���'  BAKING  PTOVDfR  Highest Honors, World's Fair  Gold  Medal, Midwinter Fair  Avoid   linking  Powders   ooutiilnliit;  uluiu.   Tliuy ui-o iiijui'luiiit to livultk  FARM  FOR  SALE  J. F. Armstrong, government  agent was at ���Ferine on Thursday.  W. R. ROSS  Barrister      -   . -       Solicitor  NOTARY   PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER.   .  Fort  Steele,   B.   C  T.    EDE  LANDS and MTNES  NOTARY" PUBLIC  COLLECTIONS ffivpn I'ltOMri'lLATTKNTION  Fort Steele,.  C.   J.    Cann    returned     from  Moyie on Wednesday.  C. Hungerford Pollen returned  on Wednesday from a visit to  tho Old Country.  d    , Colonel B. W. Huekle came in  on the overland stage on Wednesday. '  The government oflic.es   were  closed on flood Friday.  There will be no service, in the  Presbyterian church on Sabbath  evening. During Rov. Mr.  Reids absence, tho Roy. Mr.  Duncan will occupy his, pulpit  and the usual services will be  held.  Consisting1 of 2Ki acre.-; of bottom hind  nine miles north west of Fori Steele on  tin.' Ivootenay 1 liver. Title perfect.  1'Vuced, dwelling- house, stable, cattle  .sheds, root house, etc. Kor piirtiYiilui-K  apii.y lo F: A. BALK, V. O. Ilox No,'  SKI, Fort Steele. H. <\  cleA"n��eeiToats  Vick's Improved American Banner  K.xtrti lieuv.v aviuldin>>  AT,  $I.J)0    I'KK    100    POUNDS  F. (). It. CAKS COWLKV, ALIIF.UTA  ," C. ELTON, Livingstone, P.O.  .1.   TAKiYllAUSKIt  W'ATl'll.MAKIOIt  AN IJ  .IKWKLMH.  .Kliyl'lU'lll".  Kivoi'.iitlf, Avenue,  Fort Steele,  li. (.'.  A.,C. McDerinott, C. R. Palmer and T. W. Turley of Cranbrook, T. Ede and L." Levassaer  of Ferine were registered ai the  Imperial on Thursday.  B. C.  FOBT STKI.E HEVKr.OPMEN'1'STNniCATK Ltd  18* Leadentiall Street. London,'Knglund.  i N. A. WALLINGER,       ,FORT STEELE.  -    ' POST OFFICE HOX'8.  Moyie people have decided   to  celebrate the 24th of'May.  Frank DeRosier is engaged in  baling some thirty tons of hav  for*R. L. T. Galbraith.  The most vital part of a news-  paper.is the circulation.  The- census   man   began   bis  rounds on Friday.  W. R. ,Ross left, on Tluirsday  on ;i visit, to Winnipeg. ' '  K.   A.    Elton,   on   Thursday,  went to Movie.  R. L. T. GalbrtiiMi has been  visiting; the St: Eugene Mission  during the past few days.  A i Nelson team ' tackled a  fvodtenayrteam on 'the gridiron  ai Cranbrook on Friday evening.  , The bridge on the .Wild Horse  creek c bridge" is'' rapidly approaching completion.  Fort   Steele  '   B A K E R t,''  II. A i. ik , Proprietor.  t  KIVFKSIDK   AVFNUF.'  Opposite    I'iNt   Olliee.  HENRY KERSHAW.        I  '  ' ' '3  General     Merchant  Fort Steele, B. G.  The Ladies of Fori, Steele and District are  Kindly Requested lo Note That Mrs, Jl. K.,  < ' tt  Is  Now  Offering  Her   New  Spring  and  Slimmer Millinery Hoods, Mouses.' Waisls,  ,  ���  Wrappers, Dress Skirls, Under Skirls,  Underwear, Etc, Etc.  For Fishing Tackle, and,Stationery  Try KERSHAW'S.  ri'n,fiTriWn17i1i  uuxmuuimixiJiJtriJiJU'u uuti^^  'SWrCn-'n  '.'Business is picking up in Fort  Steele.  JDougJas  Corsan  "���:',.'. (OJf-MD.)  1 '    i ' <  u OFFICE���Kivrrsiilc Avenue.  ��� Next, Door to WtasdelPx Driif/ Store.  THOMAS    McVTTTlB  R.L.8. cfc C.E.  ���   Fort Steele B.C.  MASSICK   ft   DEMPSEY.  CONTRACTORS  , AND  J3UILJJBRS.  Fort   Steele   B.C  The roads have dried up,   and  are now in good condition.  a, Easter   Sunday   is    due    tomorrow.  ' Immense increase in the sale of the  D. & L,.*; Menthol Plaster evidences the  fuel, thii't it is useful "for- all < rheumatic  pains, lumbago iind lame back, pain in  the sides, etc. Davis & Lawrence Co.,  Ltd.. manufacturers.,      . ^,  Now is the time of'the equinox  ���   A   counterfeit    Dominion    of  Canada $" bill is in circulation.  Airs. ' Leo' Mansfield relumed  from Moyie on Tuesday.  .1. W., Robinson of ��� Cranbrook  wasregistered at!' the Imperial  on Friday.  FROM   FERNIE.  Settlers are coming in.  Enumerator Armstrong is sizing up the town today. He is  doing his duty in a business like  manner.  Shaving 3? Hair' Dressing Parloi  Next to Oriental Hotel  FORT   STEELE, B. C.  All kinds of hair work  a specialty.  A.J GREZ,  Proprietor  Wild geece aud ducks are flying north.   'Spring has come.'  Mrs. Carrie Nation is certainly  getting famous. -Carrie Nation  cocktails is the latest new drink.  All fools day is past.  Carrie Nation cocktails at  the  Imperial hotel, try one.  "Dave Grittith came down from  Wild Horse creek on. Sunday  last. , J  L. COHN  TAILOR  .AND IMPORTER OF  FINE WOOLLENS  Rocky Mountain Avenue  Fort Steele, B. G.  T. 6. Armstrong  Fort Steele. B; C.  MANUFACTURER   OF  Tinware, Galvanized Iron, Sheet  Iron,   Stove   Pipes  a��nd  Copperware  BUILDINGS HEATEDaml VENTILATED  Plumbing,   Pipe   titling  and   all  ,      kinds of sanitary work  ftir Tkjht���Hot Blast Stoves  Hydraulic    and   Air   Pipes   for  Mines. .  SPECIAL,  ATTENTION  PAID   TO  JOB  WORK.  The members of the railway  club, are all wearing hard boiled  hats.'  Fort Steele Flour'and Feed  Store can supply bran, shorts,  oats and all kinds of flour and  meal, hav baled or loose.        *  The advent of the Kootenay  Central will be the means of  making several mines on Tracy  creek large producers.  Although it is a little early;  the beautiful weather department is attending strictly to  business.  April (>th is the date set for  the starting of the delegation  from the Kootenays to the Dominion capital.  The construction of the Kootenay Central Ltailway is the key  that will unlock the vast mineral  resources of South Ea,-,t Koote-  nav.  (J'-ncra) Debility and a "run down"  staU- call.-, for a general tonic lo the  system. .Such in tin- ]). .V L. Kmulnion.  Build-, you up. increase-, your weijrlit.  ���jive- health. Made b\ Dsivi.t \- Lawrence Co.. Ltd.  ���Im-Thompson of Moyie was at  the Imperial on Friday.  Open Morrissey^ Creek  Mines.���More  - Coke'Ovens.--Small-pox   at ���  Michel.  From Our Own Cm-respondent.  ' Tlie ' Crow V. Nest "Coal Company have sent twenty-five men  to Morrissoy crook to open up  the coal areas at that point.  . The ground has 15'een eleareel  and the preparatory work for  the foundation, of 108 new coke  ovens has been completed.  '. A number of new buildings  are under construction.  Doctor Bonnell has completed  the plans and specifications for  a hospital, capable of accommodating thirty patients. The Coal  Company will build the hospital-  Another,, case of small-pox  having developed at Michel,, a  close quarantine of the town,  has been ordered.  Dr. King has been appointed  Chief Health Inspector for South  East Kootenay.  News Notes.  Sign the Manchurian agreement or take the consequences.  That, is what Russia has said to  China.  Tho proposed new railway  from Crawford May lo Fort  Steele is an assured fact.  The Ottawa House adjourned  on Wednesday until the following Tuesday.  The Senate has adjourned till  Wednesday, April 10th.  A dispatch from Victoria says  that the Provincial House will  adjourn on Wednesday, and not  sit again until April lfith.  As long a,s China and India  exists there will always be a  ''future for silver," and it is not  likely that its price will fall fa,r  below present quotations.  Niagara, Palls has been illuminated by a gigantic, searchlight;    it.   is  said   Unit Ihe effect  GftNN k GO.  General     Merchants  Fout Stkklk,  li. C.   .,  ' "Fiturr ,       , ���  CONPECTIONEItY  Stationary  ClCiAHK.'  ' -- '   o  Tost- Office ' Store. ���  CEYLON  AND  INDIA  TEA.  GREEN   OR   BLACK.  ��� The Favorite-Ten of Britain and 1-1 or Colonies."  a  ' ' 1 I ' L ' '  II "~ I 1 I       I  1 (  ' I  Grown By British Planters.  Amusing to see foreign teas, advertised as clean.  Is it not Filth that colors them?  "Salada  ^^'Ceylon ' Teas are sold in'sealed  lead packets only never in bulk  '  Black',    Mixed',, or    Uneolorcd  Ceylon Green.1 Sample on application'. Address 'Salada", Toronto  ' St. John's Church of England.  Services  will  bo   held  iii the  Church of St.   John   the. Divine  every Sunday evening at'J:30.  -  " Strangers are welcome.' ,  PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH. ''  -    -      '. '   'ft,'     "?., -.     ���>  ' Christian service will be conducted in the Presbyterian  Church by the Pastor Rev. D.  McK. Reid, B. A. every Sabbath  evening at 7:30. Sunday School  al 2 p.m. ��� ' ���'  All are welcome to our services.!  g Fort Steele. Cigar Store 3  ��=/  . ,                                         '".���*", =3  Sir. �� . "                Fort- Steele. 'B.  C. 3'  ��=' '       '��� ���'< , ~s  ��=: WHOLESALE A RETAIL DEALERS '       -,        ��� , =3 '  ��~ ' ��� In Cigars, Cigarettes. Pipes and Tobacco:'' 2.  5~j t    ��' ',  Finest .Variety of Pipes and Smokers Out Ijt :~5 '  EZ: ���.",'   Iiv"the District, Including Meerschaum, 13. R. R. j~s  gr.    ��� ���   Alpha, and .Other Bratids. '                             \,     ,' ^S  i fr  Card of Thanks.  Mb. Editor:  Will you  kindly  allow   me  a  Ismail space   in    your  Araluable  paper to thank the  directors of  the  Diamond   Jubilee   Hospital  and the nurse in charge  for  the  kind and courteous  treatment  I  received during my late  illness.  I     cordially     recommend   . the  hospital to the general public as  an institution deserving of every  support.  ���I- wish also  especially  to add my sincere thanks  to Mr.  Wsillinger and Mr. Galbraith for  their kindness(,in bringing me to  the hospital when lying sick and  alone.  .'Jamks Caven McMillan.  �����; ' Imported and Domestic Cigar's at Lowest. Prices.' :~3  gr- Billiard and.Pool Parlor and Reading       ��� \ ' ���  ^S  ��Z. ' ,Room in Connection.                                     "���        (      3  ST   ���     ' C. P. R. Ticket and Telegraph Olliee,,and'Canada ���    ^  *r Western Telephone Office in Store.        ,           ( ^  i Mansfield & Cotterell, |  �� '                 Proprietors. . ^  4fr  CARLIN  Sc DURICK  1  MERCHANTS    GENERAL  .Messrs. Laidlaw, Wallinger,  Tf Fen wick, aiid A. Pen wick  went to Cranbrook on Friday.  was ama/iug and beautiful.  Aguinaldo is now a full fledged  American citizen.  The Duke of York is to present the South African war  medals while on his tour through  Canada.      The   military ''depart-  .City Island, N. Y., April ii.���  The old cup defender. Columbia,  was launched here today and immediately turned over fo the  command of Captain Charles  Barr.  Itromcu, Germany, April 5.���  Dedrich Ebken, who claims Cincinnati, Ohio, as hishome, left  here this afternoon being  ordered out by the police.  San Francisco, April ii.���The  Twenty-Sixth regiment, United  States Volunteers, will disembark from the army transport  Garonne some time tonight. On  the Garonne are-H-J!i enlisted  men and -II otlicers.  New York, April ;".���A dividend of one and three-fourths per  cent was paid today on tin1 preferred slock of the Chicago and  Northwestern Railway.   '  Fort  Steele,  Eest '  Kootenay  Sole AueiltS for the  canton steel  COMPANY  Tins Stkkl is guaranteed fo be equal fo Jessop's  or  Firths in all  ���    Hard Rock Work.  '  SOLK AORNTS  80 LIC    AGENTS  Grows Nest Goal o^y  Giant Powder Goinpanu.  Will Take a Holiday.  Rev.   Mr.   Reid,   pastor of the  Presbyterian   church    has  gone  on  a  holiday   trip   fo the coast.  It is his intention to visit friends  Mining Supplies a Specialty.  Agents for the   MASSEY ' HARRIS    CO., Limited.  Farming   Implements,  iii California,'and return Lo Fori  ment is asked to 'prepare a, list, j Steele about the second week in  of tne names of recipients. | May.        -jf���,'/'  Monte Garlo  Restaurant.  WM, ROBINSON,  Proprietor,,  Cleanliness   and    Plenty  our  Watchword.  A  Carload of Corn   Beef and  Cabbage Served Every Day. ,  Tiirc  MOST   UP-TO-DATK ���'������PLACE IN  !foi::t ^'ujele. ��� ���        '���';,;'.


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