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Array V  ^  .-<���  tf if  ���ft'- *?  4' Devoted to the upbuilding f_  �� OF    FORT    STEELE.           -L  ���r= &  -f. I)uii.'|>i'iii3<-iii    in   I *-j] ilii--..    .��  *��� *r  ���P %���  * *  l .   *    /������:}  w THE    1'ROSPHCTOR   CON- ��  ���"- TAINS ALL   o'JBLIC NO- *  '<��� TICES AUD CIVES THE V  rf LATEST TELEGRAPHIC *  h AND LOCAL NEWS. ��  * *  Vol. G.  PORT  STBBLB., B.  C,  SATURDAY, APRIL <JS, 1900.  No 17,  New Advertisements To-aay.  Ci-ofl". &' Ullsc.    .  W. A. Muri:iy & Co  Dr. y. T. Suiuten.  -Mr-.. Uilsc  The Sullivan Mines.  Some time ago The Prospector   prophesied   that   Sullivan  stock would advance   rapidly, at  - rhat time it was quoted at  eight  cents per share.' -Since   then  it  lias steadily advanced the   latest  sales   being-   ."iOOO   shares   at  11*  cents.     This  is  a  stock  which  will become still   more  valuable  ,-when shipments are  commenced  which will be   in  a  short  time.  From Spokane it is learned that  but lew shares are being ottered  aiid   inside  of   two weeks it will'  5>e difficult to get any.  to visit the Old Abe. They returned the same evening1 and express themselves much pleased  with the appearance of the property. __  c  The White Swan.  The White Swan claim on  Tracy creek is attracting considerable :ittonli'>n.. The ore from  the surface seems fo be five milling, carrying some copper.  For the work done the showing  i.s a most excellent one.  PREMIER  MARTIN   IN*  STEELE.  FORT  ,   Making Concentrates.,  There are now two carloads of  concentrates standing on the St.  .Eugene   siding    icady     to    be  shipped to the smelter.'    This i.s  from1 the  first  ore put through  tho i"^y mill.     There' are  some  '��� change* to be made in the siding  but the work of a few days more  will finish the job/'   The  mill  is  being run at" nights foi1 the present in order'that the  carpenters  may work on it while it is  shut  down during the day.     The mill  now run'Siat its full capacity and  grinds out 1"o tons of ore during  the Ii honr shift.     The ^electric  lights are working splendidly.���  , Moyie Leader. ���  Rod and Gun.  A.s the season advance's, s>nd  the weather grows warmer, we  hear' frequent inquiries as to  what is the matter with the Gun  Club. It has been suggested  that the Club meet on . Monday.  April 'JO. at The Prospector  ofiice, reform, and with an increased membership, become an  active shooting institution foi  all lovers of trap shooting.  Big Men.   ' /v\  At Fernie, Joe Martin said:���  ������Vou take the weakest man in  iny government, and he is, three  times as good a man as Colonel  Baker your late, representative,  and jive times.as good a man as  ,Chas Semlin the late Premier.  JOE MARTIN AT CRANBROOK  The Silver Queen. ,.  . The Silver Queen," a well  ,known Lost creek property, was  recently surveyed for a crown  grant. -Some of the finest peacock- copper yet found in the  district, has1 been taken from this  claim.1, ^    ���-       ,<(" >  A' ���report on this . property  made last year conveys the fol:  lowing information: - Tbe ledge  is about four feet ,in width and  nearly*    perpendicular,    with   a  slight dip to the west.    It is free {Canadians  upon   a   regiment  of  on the  walls.. the gangue  con  Arch     I/eitch'    Roasted.���Successful  Meeting.'���Between the'Lines.  , The Martin meeting at Cranbrook was a howling success.  Tlie hall being small a number  of people were unable-tor>get ih.  The speech of Mr. Martin was  'much the same as delivered at  Fernie and'Fort Steele, the only  dfTerence was iu regard to local  matters. t    ,s  Malcolm Mclnnes was called  to the chair and, introduced , Mr.  Martin., Nothing of importance  occurred until Mr. Arch Leitch,  took upon himself- to call Mr.  Martin to account for allowing  himself to be employed by the  Canadian Pacific railway" company. Mr! Martin opened upon  him like  a  ten  gun  battery  of  sists of talc and iron. The trend  is north and south and can be  ' traced a few hundred .-feet. ,The  ore is quartz carrying bornite,  peacock copper, and copper py-  rite carrying a high percentage  of copper, with values in silver  and gold. The country rock is  a soft diorito of a light green  color, with lime schist on rock  adjoining. The" locality is highly mineralized, the noted Dibble  group being in the same belt.  The  development consists  of  an  open  cut and   tunnel  about  thirty feet in length.     Thi.s iun-  ���nel passes through the  apex   of  * nn ore chute  and   is  continuous  into tho ledge.     The face of the  tunnel shows but  little   ore,   but  on the dump there is  aboul   two  tons   of   fine   grade. '   'The   ore  chutes  appear   m    lhe   outcrop  nbove the   tunnel.      Should   the  property    be    developed    by   a  .��haft sunk on tho-ore it is   probable thai a considerable   bornite  or pyrile will he encountered.  A parallel ledge about 2\ feet  wide runs about 130 feet from the  main ledge. The open cut shows  up fairly well with pyrites and  carbonate of copper.  It i.s a property avhich war  rants development, and if the  development is confined to the  ore chutes good result* will  probably be obtained. A small  amount of work will prove the  value of the properly.   ��  Boers. Mr. Martin roasted him  to a finish, and at the close Mr.  Leitch was,the smallest man ,in  the room in feelings.  A large number of people from  Fort Steele were iu  attendance.  ' i  1 After the close; of the meeting  a number of prominent Liberals  met Mr. Martin with ii, view of  bringing out a strictly Martin  my n.  The ^ Situation In the District.  Mr.    Martin   has   held   three  meetings in this district,  he has  sized-np the  situation  and  will  bring out a candidate devoted to  his interest.     But Ave are of the  opinion that-it will be impossible  to elect such a man.     We'admit  that it is too early in  tho day fo  properly  size-up   political -matters,   that  it   is    possible    that  changes will occur,   new  candidates appear, but one  fact,   and  a very important   one  too,   is   if  we have been correctly informed  i.s lhat Mr.  Martin   has  not   the  support or confidence  of  labor.  Tho Labor   party   of   Enst   and  West Kootenay want   the   eight-  hour law as it i.s, and will not admit of any change.  Mr. Mill-tin's referendum policy, reading'between the lines,  is simply the fad. "1 will promise  to   maintain  the  eight-hour  A Most Kindly  Reception  Tendered  to'the Hon. Joseph Maitin  , Wednesday was a day of considerable excitement in Fort  Sleele. the Premier of the Province, Hon. Joseph Martin, was  in town. As Mr. Martin- is the  most talked of man in Canada  today, his prestr.ee caused considerable of a ilurry.  It was rumored early ii; tlie  morning that the regular iraiu  was six hours late, and that he  .would arrive ar ihe j miction ou  a freight train, instead he came  on the regular pa.--enger in company with A. B. Grace, editor  of The Prospector, and .Tudson  Langley, president oi" the Fort  Steele Liberal Association.  He'wasmet at the Junction by  the Hon. 'Thoma.-  Ede. , an  old-  time   politician    of    the    North  West,-and Dr. Watt, an ex-member of. the provincial legislature.  Mr. Martin came into town the  same as any ordinary individual.'  Upon his arrival two guns  preliminary announced that "Fighting Joe" was near, then a salute j  of fifteen guns  echoed   through  the valley, Liberals and 'Conservatives vying with each other to  do,the distinguished' gentleman  honor.     In   the  evening   while  there was  no  pyroteehenic  display,    tho    Fort    Steele    Brass  Brand-    was     on      hand    ''and  discoursed     sweet     music     to  the   large  crowd  assembled   in  front    of     the    Opera    House.  As  Mr.   Martin approached the  Opera   House  the  band  played  "Hail to the Chief". Hon. Thos.  Ede formerly  police   magistrate  of Calgary,-who has s'lrong Con--  servative bproclivities  but_ with  leanings towards the platform of  Mr. Martin.'escorted the "Prom  ier to the  Opera "'House,   which  was crowded to the doors.   ' Dr.  Wait presided as  chairman  and  Mr. Martin was given a respectful hearing.    A large number of  ladies were present to hear  Joe  Martin, the bad. bad man, of the  Semlin-Cotton administration.  Mi'. Martin stated his views in  a  clear  concise   manner.       liis  speech was a repirition   of   that  given at Ferine, the only change  being    in   local subjects.      The  people of South East Kootenay.  as a rule, have fixed ideas  a.s  to  what they require of a candidate  and    will    vote    for   no   other.  There is  only  a  small  element  among the voters who are, waiting for the barrel to be  tapped.  The Martin Meeting.  , Mr. Martin's meeting on  Wednesday evening was well attended and the distinguished speaker  was   given    a   most    respectful  hearing:   there   were   no   interruptions.    Mr. Martin slated his  case in a clear and concise 'man-  i  ner, which carried conviction lo  many. However, his arguments  tyoro in the main those of a professional politician, nothing new-  carry them out, by far the larger  number of them present considered there exact value, and say,  if ho doc-s fulfil these promises  made iu every portion _ of the  Province, it will require an extraordinary session of the legislature to enable him to redeem  all of hi.s pledges.  o,d the meeting on the economy Province. Upon the conclusion  and expenditures of a progres-of Mr. Martin's speech, ' Mr.  sive government Fernie   was   introduced   bv   the  Henry     Kershaw,     sr ,    was (chairman,  pleased to find that   Mr.   Martin  was* not   the   "wicked   and   bad  man that he is represented to be  by the newspapers.  .Tudson Langley,  president  of  Mr. F. M  Medhurst of  Crau-  the Fort Steele Liberal Associa  brook was called  upon  and   he  wa.s adduced. The discussion  for the most part wa.s taken up  with a review of the platform of  Mr. Fernie. and .stated thai a  number of the planks were already embodied iu his (Mr. Martin's). The subject of Oriental  immigration wa.s dwelt upon,   as  made a :'ow pointless remarks,  heaping fulsome flattery- upon  hia chiff. and reiterating this  sentiment. Mr.. Medhurst.-, remarks were in extremely bad  taste. Being an, employee of,  lhe Canadian Pacific railway his  abuse of that corporation was  entirely uncalled for.  It \vas unfortunate at this time  that the subject of tho supre-,  macy of Fort Steele or Cranbrook was brought up. and in  this matter ihe remarks of the  chairman were tactless, and tend-  o  ing to keep alive the subject  which temporarily at least has  been dropped.  The Banquet.  The spacious'"dining room of  the Oriental Hotel was filled  i with the leading'citizens of Fort  Steele. Cranbrook and Kimber  loy. Wednesday, evening, when  Hon. , Joseph' Martin. Premier  of the Province, was entertained at dinner by th'e Liberal Association of Fort Steele.'  The arrangements for the din-  ner  were   perfect,   and  Messrs.  Stewart, aud   Robinson, made a  reputation for themselves by th'e  elegant spread which they made.  Tlie chair was occupied by Dr.  Watt, the secretary'of the  association.-    To' th'e   right   of   the  chairman was seated the Premier J  Mr.'Martin/ancl   to  the left" 'li.  L. T. Galbraitli. and Ii'. A. Beat-  tie of Cranbrook.   , There was a  full representation of  the  bone  and sinew,  and the  intelligence  and wealth of'South' East Kootenay. political parties   wore  represented,    and    irrespective    of  party'all were  pleased  to  have  Mr. Martin with them thai night  ���Dr.  Watt,   the   chairman,   ox-  pressed   the great  pleasure  he  felt in presiding at a banquet  in  honor of Mr. Joseph Martin,  lhe  Premier of the Province of British Columbia.     He. Mr. Martin,  would be able to familiarize himself with Easi Kooteuay. and the  knowledge    he     would     obtain  would  bo  worth   more   than   a  flood  of  correspondents   in    informing him as to the   status   of  this district.  Mr. R. A. Beattie of Cranbrook. in a very clear and precise manner, said:���'Tt' the people of Fort Steele wore true fo  themselves and the district, that  they would be found enrolled under thc\ba oner of ''Fighting Joe"  Martin. As for himself, lie was  a Martin man. and would support no one in the coining election who was not an out Martin  man." ,  S. li. Robb.   roprcsentin  tion, assured Mr. Martin that,  the Liberals of South East  Kootenay w3ro in sympathy with  him and his platform, and they  would be heard from on election  day.   '  Dr. J. H. King, of Cranbrook,  assured , Mr. Martin and  the people'of Fort Steele, that  it was a vory great pleasure for  him to be present at such a gathering.  Thomas Edu closed the addresses for the evening by declaring that Mr. Martinjiad well  earned his reputation as a political tighter, . in Manitoba years  ago. ' ��  The evening closed by singing  "God Save the Queen'".  A vote of thanks was tendered  Messrs. Stewart and Robinson'  for the generous spread" which  will form a. memorable event in  the annals of gastronomy' in this  city.  ,JOE MARTIN AT EERNIE.  the  law if 1 can, if not refer if to the j was thai of Government  owne  Were "Well Pleased.  Dr. R. Reddic.k, of Rossland,  . president of the Caldwell Mines,  Limit ed; J'.., T. Sulli van , Trail,  and A. Campbell' of Winchester,  Ontario;: arrived in town .on  Tuesday and left,on Wednesday,  in compaBy,with'A. T. Caldwell,  est.  people. If they turn it down,  why if i.- the people, not me. Joe  Martin." 'fhe eight-hour law is  on the statutes. Labor men say  thai the Semlin government was  the best for the working man  eve,)' known in Hrilish Columbia.  Mr. Martin was llie direct factor  in turning down the Semlin ,ad-  miustratioi'i.i and he would not  hesitate to turn down the eight-  hour law if it were to his inter-  ship  new  of   railways,  ���ought  I.S   -hi  but   nothing-  forward:    in  fact if would seem that both parlies are somewhat in accord on  these subjects. The speaker has  a convincing manner, and no  doubt iiillueiiced the.minds of a  number. oT people, who have given no special study to' the subjects discussed: Mr. ' Martin  made the usual . aiito-election  pledges, and while many present seriously believe that he will  Vancouver   World,   appealed   to  the Premier,  and  inquired  il   it  were not possible   for   tiini.   Mr.  Martin,   to   make  arrangements  lor a return date at  Fort, Steele.  A.   li.   Grace,   editor of   Tm-:'  Prospector, said that  he  sympathized with the Premier in the  position that he had placed  himself with   the   people.      For   six  vears   he,  Mr.  Grace,   had been  building     rail roads    into    Port  Steele,   and   now   that   the good  people   of   Cranbrook   had   said  that Mr. Grace's north and souih  railway was "llio siiresl thing on  earth'".      It   might   be said that  Joe Martin was building  a, rail-j  way iuto Fort-Steele.'. . I  He   Opens (- the Campaign   In   South  East Kootenay.  Premier, Hon. Joseph Martin,  arrived at Fernie at 4:^0 p.m. on  Tuesday, the glowing tires of  nearly :{()0 coke'oven's in active  operation, was the first to attract  h'i.s attention as he approached  the future *,c&al town of Nortli  America. Mr. Martin had a  good opportunity to, observe the  large number of lies, which have  ;   \ r --'  been 'confiscated by the government, and-which are piled along  the line of railway from' Ward-  ifor to Cranston, also the large  sawmill which has been attached  by due process of law. There  wore but few people at the depot  to welcome the Premier upon  his'arrival.  The skating rink had been  secured as the only place to hold  the Martin meeting. Some ;> to  (100 electors of Fciuio were in  %it tendance to see and hear what  Mr. Martin would have to say,  expecting also some exciting  revelations in respect to the domain now held and owned by the  Crow's Nest Coal Company. ��� In  this respect Mr. Martin disappointed a large* number, his  attack being directed to the late  Semlin government and not the  coal company, even this might  have attributed to personal  matters existing between the  Semlin government and Mr.  Martin.  At s p.m. Mr. Polls, who pro-  sided as chairman, on behalf of  Mi1. Martin, invited anyone present wishing to take part in the  discussion to take a seat on the  platform. Mr. Wm. Fernie and  Mr. Atchkinson of Lethbridge  accepted the invitation.  Mr.   Martin,   on   being   introduced by Mr. Polls, devoted con.  siderablo attention   to   the   platform   expressing  the   views   of  Mr. Fernie. who announces that  lie is in the field a.s a   candidate.  Mr.   Martin   said   he   found that  Mr. Fernio.'s platform  wa.s   very  similar   to   that   put   forward by  the government, differing   in the  fact thai Mr. Fernie  is   opposed  to   the   present   admiiiistraliou.  Mr. Martin referred io the eight  hour law, the Chinese   question,  government  ownership   of   railways, and -the political  situation  received some attention.    Tak  Mr. Fernie opened his remarks by saying: ������Ladies and  gentlemen, Mr. Martin has been  in the habit of making hi.-, liviug  with his mouth, while I have  made mine with my hands. Mr.  Fernie opposed the present Government ou , the following  grounds:  1st.      That   the   Government  has not the support of the press.  ind.      That he  has , not   been  able to secure prominent  public  men to join his Government.  While discussing capital under  a Martin regime, Mr. Fernie was  interrupted by Mr. Martin.' who  said"thatx'lie would  answer   Mr.  Forme's question's at the   linish.'  Mi:    Fernie   claimed' that   Mr.  Martin had told  him  personally  lhat there wa.s nothing to  interfere with   the  title  of  the  land.'  grant,      He also' >aid   that   Mr.  Martin had repealed   the  assertion to Messrs. Cox and Jaffray,  Mr. Fernie also said   that   Martin   had repudiated  agreements  made by his predecessors in   the  government,   and  that   no  man  would risk his capital to develop  the country," which was going to  ruin under the   Martin   govern'  ment.    Mr. Fernie worked   men  under an  eight-hour- lawj   long  before Martin.mentioned it.  and  never asked men tov work-   more  than eight honr��.       \  Mr. Martin  Tx Reply.  Mr. Fernie says  that, J   have  the support of only one paper iu  the Province.     I think that 1 am   ."  safe in   saving  that  more   than''   -  halfclhe newspapers of tho,Prbv-  ince are supporting this Government.    ,The   Vancouver  World,/  Victoria Times,   New Weslmin*'  ster Columbian,'Koolenay, Mail.  Denver    Ledge,    Sandon    Pay,-  streak, and the liossland Miner.'  Mr.    Fernie:      "You, said    in  your speecli   that   the   Rossland  Miner was a   strong  Opposition  paper.'' -  Mr. Martin: "Ves. thai 'was  at the time the article appeared  lhat I quoted. I cannot, remember the names of all the-,papers  but I am satisfied'that fully one  half of the weekly uud daily papers in this Province, to say the  least are not opposing us.  "1 can say that every member  of my Government are as well  known in their particular districts, as Mr. Fernie i.s known  in this district.*'  A Voice: "{Jow about them  you asked and - who refused to  join your Government."  Mr. Martin: "1 only asked  Mr. Brown, Mr. Gordon'and another gentleman whose name I  with-hold."  A   Voice:      "How   about   Dr.  Watty-  Mr. Martin:    "J   never  asked  Dr   Watl   lo  join   my   Government.  "Regarding   the    .statements  thai I passed on the  va'iditv  of  the title of the C. P. R. u>   These  hinds, j   .say  that   I   novor  read  the charter,or  statutes   relating  to the B. C. Southern,'until   the  question was submitted io me a>  aftorney-general   by   the   Lands  nnd Works Department.    1 have  not the   slightest   thing -against  him oi- the Goal Company.    I did  not say I was opposed locapital,  'ong as I am a member of  Government. 1 will not allow  rubbers  flK  tlie.se    bonus-hunting  to get any advantage.'  If en  -..)'. A. Harvey made a  few'ap-las a whole,' it was the, same  old  .propriate remarks oi'i .the  political platform, of Joe Martin.  Rev: A.'C. Procunier addivss-  speech as has been heard where  ever   the   Premie]-   lias  held   a  meeting  in  Other   purls  of  the  M,r. Martin made a Jew closing  unimportant remark-, aud I he  Hieet-ing closed by singing'. ''God  Save the <v'ueen".  We are under lhe impre.-.-ion  thai a I least two-.thirds i.i' those.  present were in favor of Mr.  .Fern io'.    -       '" '-,,'.  It is possible that the coming  convention of wage-earners, to  be held at Fernie May 1st, will  come out; in favor of Mr. Fernie. '���'..,,���#���������  &/"  ;n it;, prospector, fort'Steele, b-"c..'"������ ap,ril 2s, Imoi '  m.  I  ..��  "*  'sfp'pp  ':;iti;<iy v  N&-  .-*.. ..-fl��.-  '  ^  ^  ���   ;,!  ������ %  Vy��i' ,   in  ' ������">/-���$���&$  ���':.   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P-v-P-WPP, ''---r-, yy'y ;-;   ring.' working.j qperatiin.'"iindp main tulhint'" the-  T^i'esh ::;Breal\fasij;:PBac<)n,;,, ,^H  j.trical works,poiver houses, generatin^r plant and  ,Pother,applia.riceii.:arid to, open or, break "up", any.  ! Paten t.Hinigariahaud^Sti'd  ':Rol}M^dats,;pnwked:;Wli^  .������)';J-:''i:.Co]-nmWi]^i3'uipij^  ll" ������^���-���1-1     ',:\NavV.p.^eVins.!':LiuitpBeariSpP  etc:  GbNTRftGTOR pt  m��FIbuilder  HOUSK ANTDPSlCIX: l'AlN'riNG;.:v"P    P P -P  P CAnOlMlXlNG'and PAl'Eli' IIAXlilXG  Br'sLxty  CHnLarpsJ-^-S'hortslf'Oiais^i  ^p/"':PJeet}wd^  yl^:i0y:yyliy try'-;it;:ohdi'i-and'^ou;;w  Butter aiid Eggs.  B^1  -FORT: STEELE: yB^fyyl.  v.'.p--Al!,-^  ;<r',::.clP'?':- ���yy-\:ll:^y?y-J}ly:ti:iiyy  'Xext;;io,Orientai: Hotel',  -.<��?,"  y^y- i.yy  -^ai*tdi^  FIREWGOD'-illlLleiigth  .iM,  pi  Wy  ' '���''���'&  lyyil:  ";W:  ~\'.:\':..  atii  yy:  P*wP  il:  '. '?.'  11 !.-i  ';-:ll 0. -^MILLEII,- J^wl*).!';'?*'*!*^     ��:���"=*?-���  , '--.���--.-; -.��;���':';,- -.-,",- ;���' P. p   ' :��� ���;",;;... '. p  <  '"':liy:":' '-All good's.giiai':i;iitev'cl  ,S��iii(! in oi'd'Ts. ���: p-ppp   " :��, ���.'.'���.   '������'.>  E6REiS--TvEEL:ES  POST OFFICE BOX ^36.:  and prices also as:being'correct.'  y-yyyA-  i-"i ������A,-  i y ������' ���;  -part or parts,of said'ln^liwa.vs.or.streets asoften  ���j'iiS thesaidConiiiiiny its a-:eiil.s, ollit'cr^oi-work-  i men.thlnk'Ppropcr. and forJtheppurppse'-.of: the-  iiindertak'in^P^o^uirclnise,: acnii'ire or .lease anVl  hold aiid selljwul dispose.'ofj'or surrenderlaiids.  buildings br.teiipmeiit.^Witliiii the. limits afpi-c--,  'sai.dandtopurchHse.oi'-lease^ .lor Va'iiyjterin PoT  ;ytears,.an.v..ielephone,]ine establlsliedpor., to.be;  established in ijriLisii Coluinbiajconnectin^'br-  'to be connected With the.li lies wliich the;, Company may constrncL :iud to: purchase or-lease  for any term of��� years the I'teiH ofahe- eompiuiy  to construct and maintain any.,"such, teleplionc  line and .tojiin'iiiniinutc.wiili or lease its line oi-  lilies or'iiny pbrtitin'or portions thereof  to any:  company possessing as pi-fiprielcr imy line ofp  .teleplionecqmmuiiicaiion connecting or to be  -connectedWith the said Companies line or lines  -and toP;H-i|uii:c laiids.  bonuses,'.'.'pi-iviloucsor*  other aids from niiy'person  orvbofly^iiorpora'to  and >vith another usual; .necessary or' inciden-'  tal -.l-iiihis'.'  powers   or' privileges as: inay  be  necessary oranciciental to: the.attainment of the  above.objects or any of them: -.   '���' ,   :���!.���''    . ^  "..Dated this' Ist'day of March. 1!)ixi.; ���':':  f     j.    ,:     'pilAHVKY f WcCAHTKKv:    " ���  P     '-    ;������'      "Solicitors for the Applicants  Ball Bearings in a Sewing' Ma-   ,  chine::,   The weakest woitian can     .  ,     run  the-  ELDREDGE B. without        '  '."harm to herself, or even getting   '.'������.,.  ....j'.-,-tired. ...It's: just. fuii:.:for a -wel^  .woman to run it.,' It is-noiseless;  : ;p, has self-th reading shuttle; auto- !"���  -..���'.: uiatic'bobbin, -\vindep;'complete  ���   /.set 'ofatia'cHmerits.'   A: Tj'erfe,-:t=    ; ���  ���'- --Paiachine ai a'low"price. "'War-   "I"-  ranted for five years;    Noouier  . ' .as_go6d .at.- a::y\v::ere near "the.     ���'���  p'   .price. .Insist on haviiii; El'drtdgc  '' ,.    B.    There is , an Agent for it itx   '   -  ���your town.     -  ''   ;������''��� 'c   iii   '<���'���'' ���     ''���:';   ''���''' ���       '"c  , ���  ������������  ;','.,.    ii:   MAN-CFACTITRKD BT THE     ' ���  National- sewing j'machine Co.,  '.PnE.V/.YORK ANDVCHicACp.'    ,  The second largest SewiiiR Jrachine Kaclor\-in  CUT OF PART ,OF STAND OF THE t!'eXor,<1 vritKa capacity of seven hmldrennd"  ELDREDGE B. '��� ' ��*'J'-fO"'" ^chines per:aajr;.latel31dredgeMr&,  ,y   :-;.  PNOTICE..P p.   ;.-  ���'      ,  , '    'I'ake notice that I  luive  made aijplicatinn  to the Honorable,The Commissioner of -, Lands  and Woriis'foi'-ii'special' license' to cut   timber  .', -.���-    . ?���   ���       ���'  on the,Crown l.iiuds hereinafter-inore particu-  'iarly deseWbed siluatePnear"Kllj  Kiver about  two ;.-iiiles.-north of  Fernie  in   llie^District of  1-ia.si Ivooteuay:   Coinniencinj,' at.a post !;-���liiiiji''  north from the N..W. comer ol';l.ot,;iOI7': thi.-nee  we>it !'{. ;i iniiel,,thence soiitli-.oue ball'' a ''mile:  tlitjiice  west ���I!.i' iniles:   .Thence Psouiii '-'i' of a  ni'ile;::thence easi l;'i   miles: '; tlienee  north 1 'i  miles ,to. place or.,be^inni:ir.,' Coiiialnin-; MHIO  acres more or less.,  ',      ,p . -        ,.'  IIIiNKYa IIOWAK'IJ. ���    'P  ���..-  'l-'eniie. 13. C.'!.Marcli itiiv. I'JOO.P .    , ���-c .  y'liyy. '11:.''-NOTICE.-'' ���;!���:���:.��� y.yyly  '''-.������.' (.N'otice is hereli.v i-'Ij-oii, that- an application  Vviji be, niadepio lhe. Let'islatiye;Assembly of  y.u- Province of. liritish, Cohiitiliia . at, its next,  sessioiifor an Act ,to : iiicorporato ,ii Cpmiiany  w-ith"pbi\-ert'0 Construct.-'eViiiiii.-iiiaintain; iind  pper'iitb t'eleplioue' a'iid,. teles/rnph lines witliiij  aiid 'tiirouiiliout all the cities, tow-n'siinnriiei piil-  ities aud,,'^ districus '.���; of. the ; mainland ��� of.  the,, Province" of p'Urkisli! ColunibiaP.and  to .construct.. erect.p and., maintain j, such,  ai'ul so.many poles 'and other ..works anddevices  as the 'Compony, deem m,;cessary. for.hiakiii(.',  tc'oinplctiii^.suppQrlin^usiiif^,/>yprki:i|.'.>opurat'-,  niliiind main lainini,'tiie sysiem.of conimtinica-  iion . by,.te!ephone and tele^rapii. and tojipen        . ._   oiv;bi-eaic;.;'up'iiny..parlor.:paris;or,niplrsaid Shaving-yWiyHair Dressing Parlor  hililiways brstreetsas, often as" tli(ipsaidPOoin:;'p',;,:j:p^:   ;Pp'v','P;PP'P<i.P^P PPfP-ipP'" !'"l"PpP   'P  pany. Us'.-'a^eriis;i/:.,o'fflc<!i;s-!'.oV':-.wprlcnien.;.tiiiiiil5  proper.and'fo.r .the, purpose .of,,,'tlie, undertakiiiK  to purchase, sicciuirc.lease: expropriate, hold and'1 :������ :Pi:,':pP;: ���';���'-���-���-'���.--;.< ,.Ppi."!:V .���--������;..,' '������'������.. y ���; iy, ���  ^seiraiid'dispose oflands^ btiiid:in^  wiUiinflhe!.Iiiiiits^al-oresaid,','aud* to'jpurciiasc;|,J^..,vi..:P,pP^p-:';>.'PPj:vPf:P-; .pp/PPP ,; P.P  or lease, for anyterni pt'yintrs,1,aii.v;ulephbn^  tele^'raph'line-established or to:Ue established ,^'  "  in Hritish Cbiuuiimiebiniected.jbi-'to he connected, with,the line which the Company may  construct, and to amalg-a mate .with bi- lease its'  iine/or, Jines;orii nS'pbrtipnjpr^ portions thereof,'  to any conipati.v.'iK)sse.*sin^,iiisPpl:opi;ietpr;'::iii.T,;  liiieP'of.,. telepiibh'cjor'feleiinipii, cbnimuhiciilibit  ebiiiicctihK. pr, lo'bePcbiiiicc  rCompany's^liiie; orjiinesyiiniVto^iprrow inohtiyj  foi-the .purposes of, tlie.Coriipan.v, mid to_piedjfe  or inortsage'iin.v of' tiie~Compauy"s iisseus-foi1.'  thai purpbse^ iiiid to receive bonuses, or privil-  cges from'.- a hy' persbn: or.: body ebrporiite. aim  'villi.iall ���biher.usuiil,.lieceSsary or. incidental  ri(.'his, powers;,<Vrp"rivilej;es:lis inay.be neees-  siii-y or incidental to iheiitCainmenlof the aliove,  objecls. or any of ihem. yy ������ ��� ���-.;'. .'i-'y-.,--, -,: '���;,- '';���.-'  :'P:,;l)ated this 1st day,of MarchVliUKI. ��� p';.:c;,,P;  p:-,P:J ..:"; 1  dai.v. &-;'H.A,Mnvro>j,c,',.- ���!<���:!/::,',  ��� ,p:   ���,      '������;���'���,;��� Solicitors for the Applicants;  Trade Marks  '-;���' .;:'"DESiGN8:xP;:<*.:.';;    Copyrights Ac.  P* Anyone sendlnifn nketoh and deKcrlptlon mirr;  - qulcklj- ascertain our opinion: free whether arc '  ������  invention is probably- patentable.   Communion-'  tionHBtrictlycontldentlal. llaxidbookon Patent*.  aent frcc'.OIdcdt anency foraecurintc patcnta.,  -.;   I'atenta'taken through-Munn,A Co. receive:'  spcclalnotUe, without.charge, in the , -:  .,'-:,:,:::  (,A handsomely lfliintrnted weekly^:Pl-argeat cir���  ���\ cnlntion of any aciontlrlc journal.1 -Terms. 13 '��,;  iC:year: four montbe, (1. Sold by all newadealera. P  MUNN & Co.3^8---^ New YorkS  ���\. y Branch.Office.jKSF' St. Washington. D. C  i��  m  ym  ::?yyl:-t  '���:1M  mi  .iiyic*  lifi  ��� ::: :::���?��  AJGREZl  ,a;specialtyj  Cvrtlpjiatk,of:ilyiripj-(>y<ii)ilii:l;H.  ���y ���' :���-: ��� 0- '���'  , : ������ ".    y. y '. y.   ;,.  Co.  Mi Un -E^TO.iff,:*-Agent.;-  K<>'K-<$t<.'ele, B.,C.  GRASSICK   &: DEMPSEY.  CONTRACTORS  ,������;'..' and ;    ; ���'���.������������''���   i  BUILDBRS. ;  '���'..,'-���   Fort; Steele    l-l.O ':  .EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.  200-2f 2 First Ave. North; Minneapolis, Minn.  I l^TWrlto for> Our Circular and Sec the Prices "We Pay."  ,'l-fi A.RRV;  BAR ��Z  ���FnrliKUu>yy)lC.  General, Blacksmith,  HORSE SHOEING,:  AHD JOBBING.  Mining    Worlc'    ;i  ��� Siit-.ouiJLs*';  ;:;;���:;.' ;:     -'-NOTICE;    .p   ,:P;. y-;y  BIG      CHIEF', ������' LITTLE,    CHIEF,    EUREkA.  GENEVA  AND  MELTON FRACTIONAL  "',,-"���'.','':' MINERAL: CllAIMS.    ������:���������':'"i'jy  Situated in the l-'ort Steele Minint'Divisioii  '.bl Soutii l-'.ast ICbbteiiiiy Oistrict.    ',',' ;'..-"       ������'���.  , Where located: - Ilisi.Chief. oil llucUlehei-r.v.  Hill iid.jpiniu>r Llie Kureha, Mineral Claini.'  Little,Gidef. iidjoinin'-.' lhe ileneva   iM'ineral  CliiimP.     ,p -.���.- Pi '."P ���'���     :,:-, '��� ',   -:,; ��� P'-.-  Kurelia.nn I iuclcii.-bei-ry Hill nforesiiid.:  "OeiKiva-ni'iijbi'iiiiij.".'" tln-P KufeUa  PMihi-nil  Cliiiin,/'   :'..' -y'   "...  ;.:,:,'-' ������ ������..-...:    'J-. ������������.. '":i- ii... vv.  .   . Mellon,.l-'raclion:ii..;iidj(iininu   tlu.P Kui-'eka  AIjivui'iil Clniiiii-v-r,,., ���'"'.'.,--.'���' :c':;,.  '���'��� ��� T'lUciiolioc'tbiit I. AVilliiini Uodei-ick -N'os's.  iictiiiK as iiirenl for. the l.i.iislihi."s ilrii.ish Colu.ni-'-  bin l-lxploi-alion -Syialicale. I.iiniu.-il. l-'rec  'liliiicr's. Certilicate -'No.' iy. u��� I I7!ii.."' inU-iid.,  sixiy'days from .tliediile liereor.-'io-ajiply'tfi ni.e  Mining Kccoi-dov for a.���C.'oi-tilicai.G;' of Improve-'  muiits. for. the pn.i-pos.e Pifobliiiiiini: a Crown  (?.i-iint for Ciicbof Ihi.'-iibovi-(-liiinis.      A"   ;. -  .- And luriber lalii-iioiice  limi iieiion, iiiiiler  section ''-J must Ihi co.iiiuieiicral bi.-1'iu-i! tin- issuance of such Cenillcale ofdniproveini'iiis.,  l.iilicd this I7tli day oi-.l-'i-bniiiry.jlinil.  Wm. lii KOSS-. .'S ..        ^ '.'..  '��� SpHS. -���. ''.'.���       "P"'     i-';'M. C.-Ni  ���':-, ..���.;:       :-NOTiCi3. ���:,-.  is' lio'i-iiliy.yivi-ii   | li.-n  nl'   I In-    i-irsio-n:i.|,ii)ii  ('liai-lcs "Ks111K-IV. ;r||l . lnisilH.!jis  iiL-ctiiiii with i li  < ill II IK I .-il'UM-  l-'i.'i  Agents:���^Jiiriiidiahsp^ojv'tP'bep^tiocKl-,!  ;:^;-y���'.k*d-''::' C>j��i><>t?vriiVrt.';^6'i)k.s;^uoni'^.  P;''P?n)lpiely;Sii6^  11. :iitoth:Tw6-Vohihie,\y6rk oiiv/'Boci;-  .,,;. ������' PBi'itish WarVvjaiHlgciniiiii: '���'.Lifcvof  ������-������:;; M oody:.!, s wcojiin o: ey ery tli iii jr : f mill  "'..;.- ;;t,lioii-:path;;:Send>your,;i(l<li-oH�� and  l'i trjEfc oiitlitei quick. '. ;���'.,'���'���''yy-y-y Pf''-;  thi-; iiixscOT'iP'PunusHixCi compaxy;  p'P,', ;. ;yyil.yih'y'lyy iyl P'Toi'Oht'O.  Agent's:��� ���''���'War in H()iith;AI'i-ieii.'':'l'wo  ;    .vdliinics.    First, V-onlains compl^ti:  history.of (-oiinti'ypand win- to 'daio:  '���;     lcll.s,al)oul, oin-', i-oiitinociits.-ji-ivino-  .,'���'���,; iiiunos pf otHc'6i��-"ancl.'iii'en'; :'SeeoncT  :   'Vroluino '.to'.be ptiblished   wlion   wai-  * P ,��is over,    ���piily/ivaiiadiaii'.mahiil'ac-  .-' tui'od \book':,:, -' liveryho'ily; wnioulsj  ���-;"'': their ordci'' for Anici-icaii', books  ���'���fti ,-wliuii .sooinuV oiii-'s. -I I' ii- liiis(,h.ii-.  ;    v'th'js isypui' yolcl niinc.' l-'i-oshei-tus  ������'   '      -fl-OC.'        . ,.:     ,P     '.-','. .'        ,.     '''-',������'       .-.       ���  lyill'i Bradley Grarretson;:,Co,,-,Ltd  SOQ   pLIKE  n.'.i'.Mi  .Notice,  ���iequi.'tiee  <-on-  MiV  i.-i.ni-  Ivinilii-i-li-y   lowiVsit--.  riiary  I'il.h. Ilidil: .must  in  "f  in  be  Si>  don't- llii-iHiijIi  eh-. i)i.-vi-!o|iiii,  li-^ (illicc.-of  nl. Svnilii-iiii.  l-'oi-i:  l-'oi-t  ... N, a. \v.vi,iJX(;i-:i'{.,.M.-ii,iii.-.-i-.  Ollii-i- i:: l ii,-- t ":.r-irrr .v I )iii-i.-ic building  F"6  jp.t'  m^a' i �� �����& IL S  Bkan'i:i-'oh])..Oxt'!  Ag-ents:---Veojjlep \voii'l,:; bi.:p 'iletjoivod  '",. with-'Aiiu-.i-iciiir 1-lisioi-ies of tho wai-  v,|nil,)],.ished .now.: :is flieiViu- is only  coiiiineiH-ed.'    I.land 16"our ' Iavo-voI-  t'l'mu .('aiiiidia.ii nuuiufiietiii-iid  work.  v    ,l.|,irsi,' v.obiine n.-ady 'sooiu eoiuplel.e  ,-'��� (. l.o  date; .thiis,.,y(ni%ol, coiniiiissioit.'"  ��� -Socoiid yoluine published vvhen'.wiii-  ��� , is c.iver.'���' \Vliy��� wiustu tiini.', wil,!,!   in-  I'-oiiil.il'el.eJxiblvsV    I'rospeeUis l'r��-e'.  Tiiio i.i.\'sc(i'i.'T,i'i.ilii.isi.iin<:; comi'-anv  ��� ���',,  , p ;"' Toronto.  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Ivooten.-i'y.'.Slocait-  and fli.iiii.Hliiry Districls. and for I .'.-u-ilii-  (.'oast iind.Main li.no I'oinls via- Ueve!--  suiko. .'������������''  .Tii rough   Tickots   l.ssm;d   Am id."  l-higgiigc���CKw.kotl'l.o Dostinntdoii.  CHEAP RATES'ioilio^OLBGQUMTBy ���  l-'or 'rates   :nnl   I'lilLJutoi.-uiuiioii  drt-ss ui-iiresi  Un-n.1 ayeiu. or  i  A'M  "m  i:Q\  m  t tl I  i'*" ��� I  va|  inl  ���:4|  ,|  ���ik1  w  a-i  .i. y\*. cit.wi-:  Ay-1. l''orl Sleeh  I'P  ,lcl.'  ���A;  .\n-:rMi,i.pi;.s'r  t- 'P'rniil.u-ixVi;.  W. I'', A'NIiKl.tsON  T.I'.A.. \--lson. '.\.(-;.  I-',. .1.  ,.\.. '-  <-'')VI;l-:  'a.iiciin ver��� THE PJ-fOsm-'i'Tnl;   j-OKJ1 STEELE, j;. <  %&ll�� ^XO&VS��Z0X+  SATUKJ'AY, Ai'l'AL -2*. JinjO.  -      MONDAY'S NEWS FROM  THE    TRANSVAAL.  >|n-i id) to Till'. 1'hi)M',:(;i(i.'i.  I'loenifontein. Ai��ril 22. -Continuing their limrch on Friday,  Generals Cherinside and Rundel  came into contact with the JJoers  , near Dowels Dorp al noon. The  fighting- * continued until dark  and was principally carried on  by the artillery, which temporarily silenced two ol* the Boer  guns ' '  The British' guns command tiie  hills for miles arouud. Tlie  Boers are reported to hold strong  positions, but aro probably retiring. The casualities on the  British -side wore slight and  most of them occurred among  iihe Yeomanry and mounted in-;  fan try. The firing was at long  range. None of the, British  troops were killed.  Boshoi', Orange Free State,  April 22.���At midday yesterday  (.Ieneral Methuen':-, field force at  Swartskopfontein was ordered to  rtjturn to Boshof. Its convoy extended over six miles. The es-  corts took up a position on a hill  commanding tlie road, just in  the nick of time. a.-> a force of  , 2,000 Boers with l wo'guns and a  Pompon suddenly appeared in  tlis vicinity and opened a very  heavy fire.   '  The British however held them  jn check' until the column reach-  ed a point,of safely,   when' they  ' -retired.    The British had several  casualities.     The  Boers fought  determinedly,,   and    must   have  suffered   considerable    loss,    as j,  they  once  advanced   to   within  ' ;J00 yiirdsof the hill, 'whence  a  concealed    detachment    of    the  British opened fire on theinv  ,'Elandsla'agle,     April ' i'i'.���A  foniniando of   1000 Boers came  through "Weasel's Nek this morn-  ' ing.       They" crossed   Sundav's  nbriclyu and-advanced io the crest  -of a ridge,   but fell   Back  when  they saw the mounted  infantry,  ���who opened fire.   , '  ,   Later     the      Boers      shelled  ' Elandslaagte colliery. Te'n shells  fell close to l he mine but did  no  damage.'    Thcpw'ork"at the mine  ���was sloppccl'   but   it   is   Hoped  work- will bo resinned tomorrow.  Tho British guns opened fire.  The naval brigade on   tlie1 right-  sent a few shells in lhe direction  of the Boer  guns,-which  were  posted  on   a -Jong   ridge , 4000  'yards to the fright of the bridge.  They were difficult to locate but  lhe Moors   wore  soon   seen  retreating  over  the   hill   towards  Westers Nek.     Several   of the  shells   caught   them   and   must  have done some damage.  , i  i  On the left a squadron   of' Af-  ,   ric.an   Horse   were  engaged'  all  <tla,y   in   exchanging   shots   wilh  the Boers.      No  casualities  ure  reported.  Late, in1 Ihe, day   the    Boers  showed activity in  the  trenches  on the ridges in front of lOhuids-  gaate.      A   few   1-7   inch   shells  ��� forced lhem .to  relinguisli   their  work.    This   position   was  only  1,800 yards distant from  Rlands-  laagte.     It is dillicult ���lo   uiulor-  , stand the Boer.-.' object.    Native  1 detforter.N say   they   contemplate  ',;i,ltacking in force; .others   state  'lhat they   are   preparing   to   re-  lire  Ma/eru. Uastilokuid. April __  ���The   Boers   around    Wepener  i  have   been    reinforced   and   are  now stj'ongei' than over.    Firing  bf cannon and   rilles  was   hoard  [odtiy in the direction of Dowels  j"Jorp. which wa.s looked upon as  weaning   that    relief    was    approaching.       Heavy    fighting is  jonrly   expected..    Two    large  Soor forces left   Ihe   vicinity   of  ��Topener thih morning/one  go-  !ig in lhe direction   of   Dewet's  'orp   and    the    oilier    towards  onxvillo.  md <>ii\i'i- arc iiispinnn lhe  biiruher-. with iiiiiainatorv patriotic-speeches. Several houses  have been filled with the Boer  wounded and others have been,  sent to Ladybrand.  Field Cornet Bouwer, who surrendered to the Brilish and after w'ards rejoined the Free  Staters, nas been an ested b.v  the Boers. His wife offered i'liOO  bail for his- appearance but it  was refused.  Pretoria, April 22. -President  Kruger has received an official  report from General Dewit to  'the effect that the latter still surrounds General Brabant's colonials at Wepener and has captured eleven prisoners, including a  chief art i'lerv officer.  South Enst Kootenay.  South East Kootenay will not  attain the zenith of her greatness until a railway is constructed through the valley north.and  south. Then will she rival, yea,  eclipse, all other mining centers  in the Province. It,will pay you i  to keep your eye  on- the  Fort j,. _,    ,    <    ,  Steele district  of   South    East|'Llvery>   Feed '-and  Kootenay.   There are mines and  mineral galore in this district.  B.   P.  Minerals.  The following is a list of the  metallic minerals recognized so  far in South East ECootenay.  'Native gold, native silver, native copper, arsenic, galena, cer-  rusife, anglesite, altaite,, argen-  tite, pyragyrite. proustite, chal-  copyrite, chalcocite, bronite,  tethrahedrite. laematite, limon-  ite, siderite, < blende, greenokite,  stibnite, jamsonite and mis'pick-  el.,     '     \ .   Tact of the Queen.  ' A member of Parliament tells  a charming story of the Queen  and Lord Roberts. When Lady  Roberts visited Windsor, a few-  days before she sailed for the  Capo, the Queen handed her a  small parcel, saying: "Here ,is  soinething-T have tied up with  .my own hands' and that I beg  you will   not  open   till' you  get  home."    a Lady   Roberts   found  . i  j ,  that- the parcel contained, the  Victoria Cross won by her dead  son foi- his gallantry'at Colensp.  TEAMING OF A I.i  HIGHWARDEN'  looks OV.  printed.  in<4 oiri'-e  Greenwood  A familiar name for the Chicane.  Milw .tukeu it Si. 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CAVEATS, TRADE MARKS,  COPYRIGHTS AND DESIGNS  Send your business direct to AVusliiiiKton,  saves time, costs less, better service. ,  My oBcf clojo to U. S. Patent Oilice. FREE prelimin'  I ary examinations made. Atty's fee not due nntll patent  ��ll secured    PERSONAL ATTENTION GIVEN-19 YEARS  K I M B E R L E Y  ACTUAL EXPERIENCE. Book "How to obtain Patents,  etc., sent tree.  Patents procured through E. G. Sfggers  receive special   notice,   without charge, in   the  INVENTIVE   AGE  illustrated monthly���Eleventh year���urms. $1. a year.  Late of C. A. Snow & Co.  918FSt.,N.W���  WASHINGTON, O. C.  IE.G.SIGGERS,'  The  ' '  Biggest Silver-lead Camp In the World  ������ ,'MABe^O��f^'.;;.'...  > is tHE Mo.^ y)i^^m  AND  IT JLS'ONLV UJiJULNNlNt."  end Asliitntcc expedition, l87-'3-J,  third I\;il5ii- - eiiinpaiyn. 1H77;  Zulu war, lW-Ji: third Afg-luiu  war, IS7S-MC: Liasuto war, 1S7JI-  Nl: Iflg-ypliau war, IKSi.'; fSour  war. lS7{l-SI:'Soiidiin. KSS-l-fi-H:  exjiuditions a^'iiin.s( tlie Dacoils,  isR.-i-!)!': Zanzibar, 1S!)(>: Liulia.ii  frontier troiiblt^. IS!)d: Matnbele  war, l.Si)-l-C5: Cliitral expedition,  18!)."i: Ihird Aslianlee expedition.  lMHi. second Soudanese campaign. 1HJI0; 'Indian Cronteir ex-  jicdition. 1SH7; third Soudanese  campaign. |H��IS: second Boer  war. isno.  Swearing-.  Young man, don't swoai',  There is no reason loipit outside  of a printing oflice, where it i.s  useful when lhe paper i.-, behind  (inie. It al.io conies in handy  " reading and i.s indis-  Avlien lhe ink work's  lhe pros* begins to  i.s .-.oiiieliuies brouglil  >y ihe I'oreinnn when  and it has been known  to entirely remove that .tired  feeling of the editor when he.  His Life^Was Saved;;-;.    ;'  , Mr. .1. I-:. Ijilly..ii i:]>roiuiiicMti i.vili/on  ol lliiimil).il. Mo.,' lately liad ;i u-ondoi--  lul (lolivt-riiiK^J'i'din .-i ri-iji-]iM'iil,i(1(.-;it,li.  In telling ol ir, lie stiys:'- :,l. w:m talci.-ii  willi 'I'ypliuid F<;\-<;r, <tli'sit. rin'i. iiito  1 Mii'iiiminiii. My lunys hocanii; li;u;(li.-n-  t-il. I \v:i^ .-i) \vo;ilvl couldn't,; .uvun sil,  up in bi-d. Xothiny hcljictd mo. I '��.\-  |)(-t-lc<l lo Mum die of (.'oii.siuii|il-i(jM.  ���wlion I li'jiird oiP Dr. Iviny's .. Now- Dis-  (.-(jvi'i'\. Onii l)(jl,t,l(3. jfiiv-u grout, rcliel.  I l'omIimiod lo use it. iuid now I am well  and Mi-uiiii. I can't .say lob nuicli! in ib>  jiraisc" Tliis umi'V.olloits medicine ix  the -.n're-^t and cjiiickest ('ui-e in tlie  world for all Tli rout and Limy Trouble.  Trial boltlc.- free at BLIO.ASD.KLL'S  I")i-nj2 Siorc: every bottle yiuii-anlced..  200,000 TONS OF ORE IN SIGHT  Within   Three   Miles  200 Mining ��Claims.  Within   Four   Iftiles  Shipments of pre.  ~~' Already Commenced.  IK YOI;   WA'N'I'A ClOOl.) lUK.M.  Go.to the .....  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, -number ot mines; have been opejr-.; ^,d for.hinriind !U,-wil^.e:;-lT-i, ,hare 1/:
P-ed.; up-aiuUha.ve quantities.of;-_or.t?.,j ot-the ytitk in^frotjiet^ortion^of^ jp';;!
"J'ea&yj.-fp'iv.pshi.pmen
.anbthdrpahd very important
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ijldse <rf self?t;titijrvii'suitable ''repi'esenra^- 7PP
tive: '!.-M'i;. ^rejvry-was,;b.eliev<fd :; uv,.be:-'yy-'
theoiiVost;sviitubl<! jiersqii iui(i;at-'was''-ye- i'ip:
(jidect-.tp,use.(jvery.etio'i-l t(iuricluce,. hjm .:
to i'ufi.;":■ Drewry,,'pit is: l>e;Ueved.Prwill liny
favor the' retention, „of vthe'Peitrht-liduivj;ly
lilvv..:irid;.\vil.l.iiip everyp\vaV,; r^iii-eseht^'Pp
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^.iii-: the"! act?: that i t. \vi 11' ena-bl es^hte;
,;.; :iii,'.', com paiiy'P fo .; h ahdl e;- pf re i gli t;; i n
'.; ;   ^iiirgor. fi"3a-ni.'i tips :wi thou c,: hay ing
'li: P": to'haul-'it PverPa' high.i'a-ngpfof the'people <>f Soiith-Hiiit Kodtenavlair-
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'Bheeixp'creelK^pclistricts^'fr
whicliso uiaiiiy ;favorii,ble reports
pof'rapki development..in.,,,uiiuiiig
,;''])'a,V°p'.b'ouii pnjceiypd.pp fAlK<t. the
Wi.iuleririere district.'-'; p-   ;■'.,.  :' p
:;TI 10'i^tpid-developiiient of title.,
. mines "of. uii i.s district.,--; the   tran.s-
jjoriu-tion otore anclthe erection,:
i of reduction worlcs in aiid 'around'"
pFort: Steele,p 'all "depends ''upon
the" early cbiistruefcion Of ,1 this
■ road;!-"'. ■ ,/.ly '  ;.-'''-. ■--, .■
Pp'We, ha-v,e,-bee it, assured" by ; ohe^
in.position   1.6   k.now,: -that :thii-
Vroad avoulrl'liaye".lieeii"undei; cpu-
. sfcructiou'early t;his:seafepn. -were
Pitphotfor- tlie 'chaotic "condition izensrof "Moyie ;were  present at
' of ,:polit,ical,;a (fairs Jno\v;'-existing I'^d::meet\n'^l\l/'[ly-yy/yyil'l
iri this Province.   .',,..    ;   ;. ;. , ■ *'y\ v Were jix\-itiitioiVs : exteii Jed.' to ,
An . early,,., beginning  .with   a j,the;jniners' ,'un-id'ii- at  Moyie; ;sp
show'of  progrpssp -.will 'induce j lhal ' representatives' froin   that-,
capital to look 6ver.,i.he;situation \0^v co^a be present- y"    'i    '1
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The':'':';&dj|qr;y^
initlve^-P'a; series'-fdf-fppid;-State-""
fiiieii'ts: iii .-the'.aboy/e^ articlfePiit re^;
datipii-tpthe/possibility bfi,.K- C.'H
DrQwry''.:',being  a .Candidate':for
legislative;hpnPrsPin,vthe;(X)mihg;
eiectibii.    IC ■ .we'  have  been; informed .correctly, ' Mr.( Drewry,
was .consulted ;iri relation  to .his
,'becoiri'itrgTC;-' candidate  sonie  six
weeks"ago, -and  he "declined',, to
consider' the majtter.   "li.i j
:y. We. might  ask-" the  editp^ of
the Leader ' theTollbwihg  cfites-
tions:- ■■:."'-;' ■>:•■ -yll PP;'.iP-:...;P...''P'P.p
When did.Mr. Pre^vrysay;that
he was a possible, .candidatp^ or
was lie-consulted inv the- 'matter
before;the holding of said' meeting?: A/- ':"■:.-,.''"".;,;";;-;P;;.t";,-"-^';.p.-,;*
How in any representative pciti -
Is a'•"'large, ^tn dp At traetive'CHp
,p p :PP'(itspApppiritnieh
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Gleaning Time.
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commercial ;mek.'./j\'■'t.-^'wV ^-,:"-""^Vo"i.^-^/ -^^ -V.i-^ '';,:-:ti:
.Everything" New.„'First" Class and. up: to date       -p ,»»'       p
p   In Every Particular.
and .-' invest, Pulso   induce  -taine.;,'-,
pmperLiS'and^
cl"c"011*    ■■"-■■■'       -   ' ;1t|,)e-wair* -under .closed and   lock-1
Was the general, p,ubl|c  invi.t-:
l"tb be .present,   and   why ..wits
the meetinu' held in   "a  .hole   in:
^-'.-Chloride- Lime. ;p"■■■;
Carbolic Acid-   -p
Bed Bug Poison
: v-'.'.p Boracic Acid,;.
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y'ly/'li'/y '■i';:.-l'fC";'liM
:Eli2ctro  Silicon - and 'Silver  Soap for Gleaning.
Windows andpSilverwa,re.   Vp: '-""I: 'lii,"'• ■'. p. -,P "-
0: Copperas for ".Disinfecting, pete., etc.: .
Pioneer Driigllai
."' With tlio (.-oifs'truction   oi   rhis.
line   of   railway,    business \wili-
,. pick   Up',   tliP   inin-ing';'industry .
will be'pushefl for.ward.- and   -we
can ..-expect a. proSperoui siia'soit.
.     In conclusionpwp.will say.;*:un
1   it'is   aP',u its take   to   apmuiTii   .'toV;
fore-1 !'ic tra'de a:i.d 'tra-'-'ei ,'-'..'.'   a:i
■ ■    ', o  ■
iiuVuitr.iiral i'l'u:.ni-n.:i io ; ii; ■ , h.-i r<•-
:i'it--r;t'o.l"th'e'(-;istri.C! a; ':.>'-:.:e.oiiJ^
;.(>'■  1 >« nvfit.- a. ■ i'ew....M-i.i-ish .scheiii--
ers.  , ■    '' .,'•■:■        ,',''.'',
' ■' The pi\op'4:.'i:;i.c,i!.iti(-'S ci' -I'raiis-
portrttion. oI'kmi, auii , ii   .may '!><• '
' sitid-   it'i -nearly" every     iiis\i;ice. '
make ^accessTul 'miniiig p:.i-.>,ibie.
;i.nd.'-.yiiii()i!t. whieli" many f Im-s--,-.
a-ro iiieiii-rei!  .'wliich    uiidcr.  m'.pn--.
I'avoi'Hbli!   eii-' ,uiii^laii<'>.',s    ■•.-"unt
. i.e.. tu 'Tied' into pi'i-.rii.     Jt   i.;>-io.-rs'
iriiO. 1 ')<•■ fiu'estio,. ol'- sui/i.e.-.^i ul,l;,
'(iiii-rai.ing hi or,- i'iH:es   1 nan   any
'.'Ad door's?.    ". .,' .-■ ;■ ' .-.- ■' - ■''
''..Was    there,   niort;    thaii'- one
twenty-ninth ■' of.... ■ tlio,     voting j
strength' of  .Movie, ji resent -at,:
..said'meeting, and haye, you 'con- •
suited, with .tlie other.- twenty-;
'•■■'i':-' ■„v,'i'-iity--;iiiii:hs of the votp-vs :
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Mr. . 'rw. i-i' iiV. I'lV.-.ij- .,-a-d'"'..!!'".'■
-   i-i; no; a. ■iacf ti'i.:! i"ihc correj't ■
'StMli'uio'li.l '(if -.-.iiid meet ing should
rea'ii ! i ,.:t i :v!r.: 'prc.wrv'-' was llie'
u.'iaiiiiiM >ns choice of 0:1 <•' 1 \\ only - ■
niiMl, oi iiie el'eeiors o: ih.-iow-ii
of Plovie.' "out of   a   to.'a I'   vol.ing
strcngi li.o!" p''- I   ',-oi.f---'''
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Pi- 1 i.vvi.i   :'.-'.'-'i.   a a;!    i.^    i.tiilfiiown
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The Ir'ailruiis within ten feel of t he lioiise^ (.'oo.l
Rai-n and jilont.y. of liay and grain, i f you |)j\i.ronixe ihe
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Advertise Our Resources.
It must he apparent 10 the m'o^t
•suiterJi ;ial    observer    Diat~flTe
prosp.-rily  of   any   section   depends upon  its  resources.     No
br-en charged with dyiiauiite and
the .Johannesburg fort has bc-n
dismantled.
Tlie Bloeini'ontein correspondent oi the Daily Telegraph in a
dispatch dated Sunday says:
All the troops are being rapidly equipped with boots, clothing
and other accoutrements.     Li'ord
KfctgS   .<**.   ,'»    ^    £|      gJ
town can have a permanent aud I Kitchener is making various dis=
steady   growth  unless  there  is
something behind it to give confidence     Large towns spring up
in agricultural communities, and
in places where largo  capital   is
'■mpJoyed'    in      manufacturing.
.Mining  ha.-   been-the  cause  oi
building dip large towns, as Denver.    Leadviilc.   fJossJund,   etc.,
but tlie-^e towns were the   result
of legitimate and profitable mining.    Had the mines in the vicin- ;od ,Jush Min-S K      ,^,
ity ot those low ns hi1!'1!)   allowed ji-p],,, i>()
to remain  undeveloped,  iiot-lmi" * tlit-i-o \\ 11 Ji two
would have been heard ol   the 11,
hut now they are known all o\er
the world.   ..The condition ol affairs in Kast   Kootenay   is   this:
Xo    organized   effort    has   ever
been   made   to   lei    the   out-ide
1 c r
world know what we have in the
shape ol   mineral.     Tin
ciplinary changes.   The weather
remains tine.
Durban, April 21.—General
Sir CJiarles Wary-en arrived hero
today en route to East London.
Cape Colony. His believed he
is going to fhe Orange Free
State to assume an important
civil post
Maseru.      April    22. - General
IJi.i > tnt'.s iodvanci-'d j.',ii<mi reaeh-
o von nig.
held a strom/ posit ion
guns. The en-
gagonionf opened al sunrise,
with hea\y rille fire. . Al (i:."{() ;i.<
m. cannonading began and continued for several hour--.
Genera"   Brabanf-. lorce.-   are
on the plain and havel.iirly open
f Limited.)
TORONTO.
NEW SILKS and DRESS GOODS SAMPLES READY:—
A   rapid   .Mail   (lui.-i
cii-toiiM'r- wiiJi thi-- .uirc'-
I'l'vicc «-t»lJXH-cT< OlM-llf-tOU'll
Hiriilj   di-par! Diciils.   , W'c
ciiu  depart nii'iil
•        1      \
-uud Jim .-:iiij]ij<". iind ('iilaldL'iic also j.rh'<_- ;un -peri:il
*jarw mrrvwjrztTa:** v
The Wm. Hampton
Manufacturing Co.
(limited.)
Send Name and
. , Address for
jnloriuafioii ,\nii may r.jijiui-t:.      \\V   i-siimali- tjj(.- i-o-i      __0»> .    .
nl ,>(iiir now <;riwii: -.und yon full par! a-ulur-. a- 10 -t.\le      ""I'&ialOgilS.
and in ^(.-in-ral. leun ai'l>»r .Kjin-iiin-rol-. in   ;i   tlKiroujjIiJy  .-at'-.factory   muiinur.
Saiiijilc-j oi .Si 1J<--.. Dn.-.-^owW. J.iiien-. ('auiln-ii-^. .Mu-lin>. Flannel-. Lao.--.   Km-
liroidi'rii"-. in in' lirii-l    Mi; >eml-.impli'* of <'\<-rithiii^ iinil i-im  In-  «uiup]"d.   lo
iu Cau.id.i.    Sii.1II v.i- -i-iiU'vou a i-jiin.if'r'
am addi-i
Address Mail Order DcDartrnent*.
Peterborough;       Ontario^
country all the way to Wepener.
poopiej Evidently iho   Boers reattacked
Colonel Deign J. v today. • Delgaty
have not taken advantage of the-,]Hij0jrrajjilS:    * ..AJJ' welI.    th'e
many (opportunities whici,   have , ,-joei,s ih.,.d y,M, ,hfeJ]s  VGsterday
been   offered   to   advertise   tho; without doing much,damage.'*
country  and   its   resources.    "A ! -   -     —  -     JL_
_ '■
few  years,  ago  ii   small   exhibit. I A Ked Hot Meeting.,
" * l a( 1 '
wa.-i sent  fo  ihe  Sjiokane   rruit , ,  At a Liberal meeting   held   in
Fernie. Mondav last, io consider
liave been and are apathetic and '
lair, and if'attracted more intention than any other mineral display. Visitors were astonished
al the variety  and   character  of
the   minerals,   but   aside   from
- t .}
1000 copies of Tut: Pkosi'Eutok
there was no advertising matter'
c,
on hand to give people who were'
\ anxious to'know more of a country   which •could* produce  such
minerals.     Tlie  result   was  noi
*.af isJ'actory fo tlie exhibitors or
lhe general public. '   .Since   that
'time but,.oiie< exhibit  has   been
senr-down lo the fair,    Thi.s also
attracted addition,  but  the expense of making the exhibit bore
so hard upon two or throe people
thai for the past  two   vears  no
exhibit has been   made.      There
are many, ways of making  East
- Kootenay known and it is a won-
'  der thai, something has not been
done  before  to  attract''capital.
It is sure that men   with  money
are not roaming about the country seeking invest ment iu localities of which they have no knowledge.    The question  of  iid'ver-,
Using  the ..country  i.>  one  that
should be properly taken hold of
by the  Board of  Trade.     That
bodv is the only one   which- can
do it effectively.      Individual effort is very well,   but  concerted
action   is   much  better.     There
are several  methods  which   can
be employed but   which   is   the
best is. for   the  board  to  determine.    Thi.s much is sure.'-' Fort
Steele will not enjoy a season of
prosperity unless the mines  are
developed,    but  ,il    the 'outside
world iis 10 be kept in ignorance
of the fact that we have minora]
iu fhe mountains in tlii.-. vicinity,
why.  we  can   be   u 11 progressive
[and let other lnoro  enterprising
rlowns get ahead of u.s iii the race
•for supremacy.
The   remedy   is   111   our   own
uids. and if we negli^clN he opportunities ollered   u.s   we   must'
ake  the   consequences.       It    i.s
'with communities a.s   with   indi-
Ividual.s. and as  Oas.sias   say.-,   to
IJriilus. --The fault, dear I !rut us,
lis not, in our .stars,   lhat    we   are
underlines, bill in ourselves".
DAISY AIR RIFLE
the report of delegates who were
at' the'  Vancouver    convention, _      ___     „.„.„„,
Llieie  wa.S a  not llllie.     J ne  pie.Sl- ""'■:M<^BelItliem.r«turninoMr*M«l'orw«rdyourRl/l<>»U^
1 kumclMirtuUMit OurawMtl'M*»ctact.»eatkeiBj«lT««.tt«Liu»8iu»ljrCita»M; i
OCmoatfturuitTsrletlu. All colon. TkliEUI«I««ftUbeBtm»lc»«Ddut«tnio<iel. well fobbed
I nickel pl»w<, arefjllr »ItliK4 .ud Uitti before luring th. ftctSj? nili jStih. iUitaTror
'    tarret Brattle* or far tthonUna' eratm r*ta  nm-w.  *t«     fc-♦-.,»•. »t,r. .,!-»»..- *—•••- -     •- - -
dent oi the association' was  late
in   presenting   himself   at    the
meeting,   and   when  he arrived
found another chairman   presiding.    It wa.s asserted that an attempt was being made  to' pack
the' meeting in the interest  of a
certain ward politician \yho  had
been sat down upon at a previous
meeting: one who  had changed
his colors during the past niontli
.and said to be  now  working  in
th'e intereist of Joe Martin.
Both factions  tried  fo secure
control of the meeting,  neither
side succeeding, one of tlie most
persistent  workers' .singing  the
old refrain, "AYhen John Brown
Comes- March'ing - Along",   shutting out his opponents.  A stormy
time ensued, there was" a  rough
house for some  thirty'minutes,
the lie  wa.s  frequently  passed,
epithets not used in  select society jvrre Inirled  at  each  other.
The   admirer   of   John    Brown
went into mourning and  is  now
wearing   a,   high-colored closed
optic, as a   reminder  Unit John
Brown wa.s in his grave.  At this
time,    the    first    on   record,   a
guardian of  lhe  peace  was   on
hand,   and   in   the   interest    of
peace and  harmony closed   fhe
meeting.      Several minor scraps
took place later in the evening,
but the majesty of lhe  law prevailed.    The supporter of John
Brown put  a   beefsteak  on   his
wounded  optic,    tho   tired   and
worn-out, partisans wore  put  in
fheir little beds, and peace reigned once more   in   iho Only  coal
fown in the Crow's Nosi.
We give this .plemiiJ
; KMerorMlllnf only two
down padugu of Swut
I'M SMd. at 10 eenta ,
well. Each lug* p.ckEgo cooulm
\Creinhrool<.
Remie
■•   . Port Si. 00Jo
Moyie XVarclrior,
••UlnciMdi
Itralk
Cen
e!
Mansfield &
H. W. DREW. \
Proprietor.
fort Steele.
,-<!
L.  COHN
TAILOR
AXD LMPOitTEli' OF     '■•
FINE WOOCLENS
Rocky Mountain Avenue
1       ■ 1 > *■
„     - Fort Steele, B. G.
NOTICE.
MAPLE L5A1<** (;HOUP. Elko.
Tenders will be reeeiveci up to the
2(>th inM. by.I. A. .Harvey. -Barrister.
Kurt Sti-i'lf. lor 'ro'itinninji the cro—.
cul tunnel now in 170 leel and known
sth the lowei''liinnol to llie ledge a rlis-
tanee ot ap])i'0xi7ii;iiely (ill feet.
April .11 h. 111(10.
Certificate of Improvements.   '
.mixi-:k.\i. act and ami:nu.mi-:nt>.
I-iOTICE.
<!
Wednesday's War News,
ispi 1 i,ii in 'I'm  i',i..--i>i 1 iui,
Loudon, April ^:i.    The   Daily
New.s   ha.s    lhe   lollowiiiii    Ironi
joren/o .Mar(| ue:-;
ll is reported here that (Ieneral Dewet has been icillod.
Olher     Riiropean  ' ambuhuire
:orp.s  besides   the   Irish-AmiM'i-
1'iiiis are faking up   arms   m   be-
alf   ol   the   lloei-..      The latter
lire unable   lo   obtain   smokeless,
|t\>\\ der
to    i'i 1 .Ti i.i'Mlli' Ij.'IHU con-,; 1 He led
i.)|- elillll   lllile-   .HOIIlld    i'l'elo/'l.l
•'here .ue'i'i liiin-^ 111 posi! ion   at
J*ro'>'i-l,i'l     and    'M'\"ii    hYeiu-h
iin^ at    \A etori,'       Twenl v l;\ e
tines     at. .loiiii-iiui-.'sburi;-     have'
It i.s evident  that the  miners
and business men of Fort Sleele
know what I hey  want,   and   will
not be   back-ward   about   asking
for if.     The fimo ha» come when
il behoves u.s to act.   watch   and
protect oiirsehes and   interests,
by speal-riii"   lor  our.solve.s.  and
letting no pilgrims,   unacquainted with our wants, talk ••through
liis hat" in ill lor disrotnird of any
and all oi  the   (acts.      \\*o   shall
look- io (ho best interest.-,   ol   the
'district on all inatter.s of   importance, seekiim lo   push   lorward
our iniiiiii"' indii^trv. and by giving to the outside work! a.s complete and true   a   description"1 of
our mineral wealth, which i.s surpassed by no place or.disiHcfon
the conf ineiif.
"We Won't Do n Thing5to Him,"
It is sail'   lhat   Colonel   Hakor
is  111   I.IVnl' ul   I), lll^llli;  out     _-\ l.-oli
Leitch ol l.'i.iiioi oolc in IhiMoiu-
lllH elect 1011. The Colonel has
rel ired     I roiu     polif ics. " yef    lie
would in. ■■ 10 li.i\ e
political p'e, and
Cra.nhj.'ooic man. i>
VERMONT BOV   MINERAL CLAIM,
amiiiicil 111  tin- I'ort fcii'olo Mininj.'Dn-Kioii
or Hast ICoou-nsi.v Oi-irK-i.
When' lor.-iiL-il: -On IliicUluburry Hill iidjniii-
iii;.'tin-l-:\u-f'l;:i .Miiii-1-.il Chiim.
T.ila- iidtii-t1 I'liu 1 Williiini Kiiilei-ii-I; l\'o-s.
iiclin^ .is d^i.-iit, fui Ilu- I Listings (Ui-iu-li Cu-
lunilli.i) |.;.\i)loi;iti(in SviKliciim. I.nnilud. I-'n-i-
MlniM-s Ci'i-iilk-.-Hi- .V11. 11 IITflJ. inu-iitl. si.vtv
il:ivs tinin Ilu- il.iii- Iiui col 10 iipplv io ilu- Min-
m^r Koooiili-r lor .1 Ccrulu-.Ui- ol Inipi-iu cnn%ins.
loi Ilu- put |i<isi- 01 olit.iniimr a (.'row 11 Oi.inl ol
Iho .ili.ne i-liiini 1
Anil lurllu-r iiiKi-iiolii'i-  ihul .n-iion   uiiiIl-i-
sc-cl ion .'I,- nnisi hi iniiii'iicril lii-toi-i- tin- issn-
.inri-of sui-li ( Vi lilii-..ti; ol linpi-ox cini'iits.
Diili'il 1 liis 111! iiny or \piil. limn.
II- Wm. HOSS. |.\M.c. N'ii. 11 WI-'.
Volcanic Eruptions
A re ui-.-nul. lint Skin Eruptions i-oli
life ol |o.\. Unckleiu's Arnii.-a S;ih'e.
curer- tlicm: nl-o old. l-iiiiiiiiii<i and
l-'cvoi- Soi-u-. tJIcci-.s. Moil.s. I''(;l<ili-.
('orus. W'.-ii Is, ('itir-. |!i-ui's(.-s. l-tiirii-.
Sculds. ('Inipped li.iiiil-. ( liilliliiiiis,
I Se.-t, I 'ile-i-nre on enrlli. Drivus out
p.iins mid iicln-s. ('in-e ji-iiitriuueei
Sold l..\ A. W. III.EASDEI.L. I)niwyisi
St. Joliu's Church of Eng-land.
Divine service will be   held   in
Si.     .John's     church      al     7.."!<>
Slraiioem welcome.
Suiulay school.' at. .:.■ :'!<),.' p'P in.
'All the childrei) invited.
, i'Ui-;si:!VTKi.',iA.\p (aii;.i;,on.-
lii'"future; .and uiitil .further
.notice, ■ divine service will be
held on Sunday in. fhe..'.P.resby-
p. • in., . only
p. 111.'
T. 6, flrmstfono
Four SrKELE, B. 0.
f
Q MANUFACTURER  OF ■
s*
Tinware, Galvanized. Iron, Sheet.
Iron,   Stove Pipes a'nd
. .Copperware      =-
nUILDItIGS HEATED iiiki VENTILATED
Plumbing,  Pipe  titling  and   all
kinds of sanitary work
. f\\r TIfllit—Hot Blast Stoves   .
Hydraulic    and   Air   Pipes   for
Mines
SPEOJAI.   ATI'ENTIOX   I'AII)    TO
JOB   \VOUK.„
Wholesale
Cigars and Cigarettes,
quiet'game of cards.
Cotterell
and Retail  Dealers in Tobaccos,
*   The Leading  Resort'in lown for a
Wo keep a full line of imported and demesne cigars
among-which are '-onr own specials*" aiid^ fhe famous-
•'General,.Arthur Cigars."       '    '
, c
Our Chewing and Smoking Tobacco fs Always Fresh
Have you tried "Piper Hiedsick" cdiewing, 'the pride
Yankee's or ••Wills N*avy Onf'Wio best smoke in |{. (J.
We Carry a Complete Line of Pipes including
B B B and EAM.
of  ihe
STOCK    LIST
Empire	
Black Bear.	
ICiiuberley Consolidated'
Our Billiard and Pool Parlor    Js   .strictly
Look u.s o\"er and see what wc can do for \ ou.
fort and pleasure i.s our aim.
un
to
Your
f7ate.
COIO-
ij c.
:ilc.
Kic.
Can    recommend    Empire   and
Black Bear for quick profit.
Clias.   Estinere,
Mining and Stock Broker.
Kimberley, li. G.
Fort
e
Fort Steele, B. C.
feriaai church" at
Sunday sidioi'd a I
Build a. Rfiilwiiy.
Joi.i Mart in.wiil soon have
hand in fhe enough along   I.he   (.'Irow's
brini'   onf   11
'railway to build
wa.v.
his-' (Joa.sf.
McBride Bro
Slielf t man Hardware
9
a
Stoves
"Mi
Graniteware.
. iiii"ware ■ -;^   :>■'■,";■"       ,. >./:'
'■:'../Powder, -Fuse, :Caps .'
.;■':' ■■'■ ;;■■ 'Paints.' and- Oils.
Slieet Bietal'work ..of all kmd.s:
All -Work Strictly..First Class,   promptly\eX$eiiteCL /'■"-': i-��s����l��  ���V*^  V*  ^f '  !?l  !,  .F  ill  ll  I? {;',  H  '; -1/  1 h  l* i  i ��  'i f  ;    '  TIJK I'J.'OSI'KCTOII. FORT .Ai KFAA1 \i. C, AIMIJL:>. I'jhO  ��3%�� ^x*o#:p.erim\  .SA'I'l'Ku U     \i'j;i'. :>. l'diu.  Gold Mining m Canada.  Very exceptional ini'-i-fhi attache-, oi course, to tin; progress  (A gold-mining in Canada. Jt  wit- the report- of marvellous  deposits of the yellow metal in  tin* Yukon district whieli quelled the growing movement for  the rehabilitation of silver as a  lull {lower money metal, though  of course the South African gold  fields proved the really practical  factor in the actual monetary  situation. With the extinction  for the time being of the South  African basis of the world's solvency, Australasia, with the assistance of Colorado, > seem.- to  have very effectively   tilled   tho  * > ��� I   ; 11 ���      \ luel .('il 'I   - 'i le (  J   t he I 'lie.  and  ill"    <J reale-i     lli-CuS'i  1\      \ el  made, noi except inn liu- K Ion  dike, wa-when gold was Jonnd j  in abundance in the beach -and.-,  and llie tundra- of Cape Nome.  The Cape Nome digging- are  wonderful, not only for tlie great  quantifies of their gold deposits,  but for the fact that all scienfilic  theories regarding the disposition of placer gold heretofore  advanced have been fallacious:  so much so that scientists have  not beeu able to reconcile 'there  theories to existing conditions in  the Cape Nome region, nor to  offer any for the large and widely scattered gold deposits found  ! there.  As to the number of people  , who mav be expected to go to  I Nome this summer, estimates  ' run from i'.'i.ono  to   aU.i'OO.     Ai  ort    Steele  F0Rr  redwing  STEHLK,  B.  C.  Co,  MANUKAOTUKEKK     and  '  HREWKKS    OF    FXTRA    KINK  BEER    &    PORTER  p-mmmnmmtmmmmmyflmmmmmmmmmmmg;  | N.HANSON.|  B General Merchant AND ��2  ~ Lvictwor Dealer*. ~S,  Manufacturer of all K'inds of Lumber.       A large assortment of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always  on hand.  SOLD    BY   THK    BARREL    KEG    OR   'BOTTLED  gap.    Meanwhile what   ha.-   tho  Yukon district done*-    The total ���t!llch of the"e wil1 s1,1',k1 af lc'ast-  gold output of Canada   for   1S!>8 *(50�� ou th(' tri*'* ,!lkhl- tht\km'-  !  <  is now valued at *|."  or estimate ot  ���i, 11.1,120.   or  ,-av '-'l1,?:,.-,,!-!: and u�� tl.i*  total 'total    *'xpomliturc-.   ol    not   ie.-si  than *l."i.f'0()jW.      There are al-  L'l.lHH), we have  le.-i  the   Yukon  district   contributed  Kottled beer for family use a specialty  UUTS1DK OKUKKS C1Y10N STRICT ,������. IMiOMl'T ATTENTION  S= DIMENSION      LUMBEK  SPECIALTY. 3  |      WflSfl'-1-.-. BG.      I  DON'T    FORGET  *l<  ),ofm, noi  or  -av   fL'. ni id. oon.  Canada's total  gold  output   last  year is valued at i'l.iM'UWii, and  j r&ady H'7 crafts, of which -J* are  !steamer-; aud  .">!' sailing  ves-eis.  of this   toUil0 i"J, JOi i. om >   repros  ented   the   Yukon   contribution.  Canada    a.-    again.-t    1^0^   was  I booked   io   leave  I port's before   J urn  booking.- are  all  i  -  tho->e    steamers  1.0i*0   passenger.-  ;l?-,V���"iii5ATISFA.CTI0N GUARANTEED  lull.      One   ol ; ,  '  alone    carries!  Eager,    but | '  P. O.  BOX 812  TELEPHONE  NO. 1  about :>:; per cent, and ihe in. J belated. Nome traveller* are of  crease" for the Yukon' district, tena-' lar"c i"���""* totho.-e  alone wafe BO per cent.     But   the , who havo ^'"lvd 1^*^' to ,ui-  'duce them .to  reluiguish   their  Sick &- Mutz, Prop's.  The Steele House  absolute totals which show these  'right- to the later comer-  Prospect For Asbestos.  Prospectors   will   do   weli  note   the   fact   that   there   is  to;  >    '  a .  lor'  percentages,   look   reallv ' small  ' wheu contrasted  with   tne   ��20.-  JHin OOO^vbieh  Australasia alone  promises  to   contribute   to   the  world's supply, this year. The| ;"teadv and srowing doinahd  Canadian output of copper last (mica.'^bcsios and asphalt, and  year showed an increase of#465,-,|to look IO, the ,ame ,Mif.a> eveu  /IM. or i3 per cent, as against | if ,the ,at^ .dre smali; is neudod  I-^K but it is not explained how [fol.   m   illcrfc,asiu^ quanTiues for  iePie-~-"' electrical insulation,   the  prices  cent-  to1 s2.."i0  *  CARLIiNT   & DURICK  far this increase merely  ented the great rise in the price ; rautfine'iriTm'ai'i"'  of the metal,  nut of silver  The Canadian'out  shows - a   decided !  falling off tlie declare'd value, for  IW'is being ���J-J.rino.uuu, *and for  1.VJ7, 'i?3,-2.Mi,Ouo. I.a.-t, year's  Canadian -yield ��� of ' the  whib? inefal, valued as al-  iea,dy staled, al s|,^r)-l,;:!7l<, was  indeed, llie smallest since I8fl.">.  for which year a value of.Sl.-  I")l). Kill was i'(.'Corcled. The decrease last year is attributed to  labor disputes, in consequence  of which ii'iinine -ntlf}' suspended  in'fhe best Canadian silver district.-. The ouf pill,of lead wa's  red ucfll lor the same reason.  The output ol iron ore and also  llie output of nickel showed ma  ferial increase.- as against the  ligiires for IMI\ but the totals  have not great magnitude, and  1he figures relafuig to nickel  were. indeed. exceeded in  l-'.i:: and al.-o in l->i>l _ _  l^ort Steel>; as a Smultiiig- Point.  There are many material reason- why l-'ort .Steele should become an ideal smelting point.  'There i- convenient to our door  all the necessary Muxes. The  lime is eusilv  within   reach   and  per pound or higher, according  to size it will cut. Grade No. 4  which is quoted at *)'' cents a  pound, need only cut from 1 to '6  inche.- wide, and 2+ to 4 inches  -'i lOug. .Asbestos as' short as ' 'i  inch, can be utilized for weaving  and even shorter than that is  ground up ior .packing. While  the supply of merchantable asphalt ean never exceed the .demand, owing to   the   many'new  GENERAL  Fort  , . ^Steele,  Sole Agents for the  MERCHANTS  o  \Ecst.���  Kootenay.  First  Class   Brands   of   Liquors   and   Cigars.       Headquarters      for      Mining   , Men.        Commodious  Sample   Rooms.        Best   Cuisine   in   the  ' West.       Modern    Conveniences.  Home'  Comforts.        *     ' ;'  D. McNeish  <^i\rinj\x\riT\riT\i\ris\rir\nris^rcr\Tirir^  Ganton steel  COMPANY  uses to which il is put.  Riches of South Afiica.  The'   rapid ^development  of  can    lie    obtained  points on   the  east  Koolenay, \ alley,  .-ary dry   ore-   can  from    Wild,   Horse  some galena.    Marl*  creek-, and Movie 1;  ironi  side of the  The ncces-  be obtained  creek, also  and Tracy  ke   districts  South Atrica is due to the gold,  iron, coal and other mineral deposit. The Kimberley mines are  located in British territory, just  outside '.he boundaries of the  Orange Free SM.ale, '���about fitiO  iniles I'rom Cape Town, and supply 'Hi per cent of the diamonds  oL'_commerce. The existence of  TTieseTuines were unknown prior  to 1S(}7. and since Iheir discovers- >":ir)i).("iiH"i.uO(J 'worth of diamond.- havo been taken from  them, which after cutting were  easily worth double.   '  Equally    wonder! ul    are    the  Wit water   gdldfields   located   in  many j tj1(> <-(Ulli1 ^Iricau ro[mblic. be't-  j leivknown as the  .Johannesburg  This "Steel is guaranteed to be equal to Jessop's or  Firths'in all  " Hard Rock Work.       '    ���  Sole Agents  Sole   Agents  Grow'rNest. Goal company ,  Giant Powder company.  Proprietor.  the B,C." ASSAY-& CHEMICAL  '   '   '  .. *   ..   M.    SUPPLY CO., Ltd.  ������ (LATE -\JAoJ'\A.Rr,ANE & CO.)  Vancouver,,   B.    C  *  IS  , We are Manufacturers and direct Importers,, and carry a  large stock of Balances, I^urnaces, I^ire Clay Goods, Scientific  || and   Practical   Books, ^Olassware,   Platinuin   Goods,' Acids,  Chcmjcals. and all other, Assayers' and'Miners' requirements,  SOLE AGENTS for Morgan Crucible Company, Battersea, Becker's Sons' Balances, Etc.  Catalogue and full particulars on application.  rfuTJTjri ixD:rouT>uiBjTlFKnSK  Mining Supplies a Specialty  AV  S  T  GREAT  Northern  Railway,  E  S  can furnish anv amount of galena, and the que-tidii of fuel ha.-  beon answered by the construction of the f'fow'- Xe.-l raiiwav.  Assuredly Kort Steele ha- e\ ery-  thing that i- nece.-.-a v fo> tho  successful oji��ratioii ot a -uielter  and the most pcr'e--t -it.- for a  -melter can be I'ouud on the :lat  oppo-ile,the town near the biinl.  that will give the required <yle  vatiou. and water in abundance  can be had at ihi- [loini  Cajje Noun- Gold Fields  Alaska,   which   wa-   regarded,  b it   a   few   vears   ai^o   a-   a   not  very  important   territory.    \aln  able only  fo1    if-   h-ln-iie-    will  -o()ii   lake   rank   a-   one   of   the  gi-eafe-t gold-produciiii: -.-i liiiii-  on   ihe   globi-       Xo   -o(.r|(-r-   had,  lhe     Klondike    era/.e      Martially  subsided    and     l>awson    -ettied  dow in (o a  coiiipa ral iveh    peace  lu!   and  steady   biisine.--   c.uiip  ,  . than fresh discoveries were made I  .mines. A Jew year.- ago thi.s  territory was worthless, and  u-ed only a.- pasturage. Gold  , was discovered there in lSS:j.  land the first - year S.'iO.OdO was  I taken out. In l^ti the amount  jjS;1 noii.no'i: in lf-.sli. ' siO.oOd: in  j I^-Ul1. over si'o.ooO.diiO; in l-s(L"i  'over s}iI.'loo.ii(��i. and the last  ! 1 wo vears Sari.oOi i.oi K) a year.  IJut more important than gold  in diamond mine- aro the vast  \ irgin i'oa! field- of Zululand  nnd ihe ]iracfically unlimited  iron and lead mine- oi oilier  pad-id Africa, wail iiiii untouch  ed loi the pick- ol the white man.  There was once a lady who  examined a bit ol silver ore.  ���How do they ".<���* ihe silver  out ���" " she a-k'ed her husband.  ���'They -melt il. was the reply. |  ��� '\\ ell. lhat - (pieer. -he sai<  <ipplvintr her uo-e io the ore. '  -ui'-li it. tofi bin I didu 1 net any  -ih .-i  TiiF. sukvj-:yok's chain ma oh it tuk suoktkst  'I'KAXSCOXriXMN'TAL   KOUTIi.  h, i-;ctha most iikkIci-ii in equipment: it. i.-thr lieuvicbl niiled line:  it, Inib a rock-halliisl  roiidlied: it, cro.--:o:�� no -and dc-scM-ts: it, was   built,  \vit,hnut a land jirant, or frovi-rnnicni  aid: it, i> noi oil  for (.-ourtosv of its  employes: it in the only lino oi-i-ving  meal-on the a la carte plan.  TlIKOU'G'll TIIK GUANUKST St'KNKWV  IX  A.MKIiICA  1-!^'   n.WblGIIT.  For FOKT STI''.I''U'' and Uie F.AST KOOTKNAV .MINKS. Weelfly  Stajre   from  Kali.-pcll.    Steamboat, common'..-ations from .leiiiiiiijrb  diiriiii:  Hummer.    Qiiiclce-1, and  Oe-t   route to all  part.- ol  the  United  State-,.   I-'a-lern Canada and   Kurope.  COSMOPOLITAN HOTEL I  1  I  I  I  CRANBROOK.  B. C.  E.   SMALL,   -   Proprietor.  Tlio only   modern   and   lir.-t   chin-, hotel in Sont.Ii KaM Kootenay:  Healed lliroimlioul with hoi air.  (4       When you visit Cranbrook don't forget the Cosmopolitan.  PREMIER HOUSE  For map-,  tickeln  ind complete infoi'inalioi) call or aildre-;  neai'e-1  a-ieul or  C.C.niXONda.'iiera! A��enl.  Spokane    Wash.  F.I.\\'IHT.\'I-'Y. U. I  St,. Paul  .and T.A  .Minn.  "MUNSON NO. 2."  fM!i)iute  The Best   Writing Machine  i'ifr: o.vi.v  INTERCHANGEABLE  STEEL TYPEWHEEL  SHEEP CREEK, B, C.  K. J. HIGBYE. Proprietor.  ���    First-class Accommodation for Trave]lers.   ���  H very I hint;   New  The  Windermere  Staiie  Stops   l.ofh   doing'  and   Coming.  Fort Steele  Meat Company  KRKSU   and  SALT   MEATS  OX HAND.  ALWAYS  - \|  'fj  !?'  illl  >i''l  *5  IT   '  lift  l':i.--au1,ly  llliisli-ali-d  l'Vce.  'a1alo<;ilo  Address Edgar A. Hill, Manufacturer, 94-96 Wendell Street, Chicago  ROBSON & RO&BRS, Prop's.  Fresh  Halibut,.   Salmon,  Salmon Trout,   liologna  Sausage.  I'.utler and lOggs.    Fish and Chime in Season.  Riverside Avenue,  Fort Steele, B. C.  ml  m TT^E-PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE. J-5. C., AFUi'LA^. lOnn.  ^^^     ^ and Business lots from $100 to $250;    Easy terms.  Titles Guaranteed.   ;Por P ; '*'*..������  ��  0  j<?  ���"  ^,  1  sui;,:f     :4i-:,-.^  4. *  A  '-">���;"  "Y  ��"V SSSSSSz  KB  !>-���*  -f.J  *f  1|  I  , *  fc. -  \y t  J*  *��� ji  **'��  li' ���:  \.V 1    (  i ���  ���V  ,' -  . I'  r'.  TIJi:  I'IK-SPECTOR.   FORT STEELE,   R. <'.. APJUL iV  n QO.  Tlio Canadian m\i of 6ommerr*e  (HEAD OFFfCc TQaOHTO.'  Raid     wfD    Capiti.il     $6,000,000.  Hos. Clio. A.  ' ox.  lYe-iiU-ni. II. K. WAmcim. ('.-n. M!Ui.  GOLD DUST PURCHASED. HONG KONG DRAFTS SOLD.  o  EXCHAXOE ou all parts of tlie world bought and sold. *  London Agents���The Bank of Scotland.  Port Steele 0 Cranbrook Branches  ,    J. W. H. SMYTHE, Manager.  ."JOTICl.  *������ l'    '"''    I     I     llMII       I 'll'dlj |l   v ,,,  '" ���" "'   11(1  il   . ,!,),���   hi 1(11"     ...|    ' '|       ,,<M , ,  'if  l.ll   l.'IU   Jlelillcll  ;.( I li.ll   III   ll,i    (-(illii'l  1'l.H i.M 1,(1      i-l.-t-li.,).. Fa ���']���-%       I'm,,..  '���Ml!      I.,-     i-Mtill.-ll      t(.    (,||',-      (IrlcMl,.     |,,1  <-wi\   lill\  tiK-iiilii-i - ,ni(i ("i-.iciidji 11,,.),..  or.    <'(im-cii'iiin ml] 1i,   held iimJci- llu-  ,-UI-J)ic-- Ol   Hie   UVltl-lll    l-'cilcl-.llKMI     Ol  -Miner.-, .-it l-Vi-ni.-. !'.('.. M-.i\  Im.  |!kki.  JT  ��  Hi JUl 11%  t  SATURDAY   Al'l'IL L'S,   WOO.  LOCAL NEWS NOTES. ,  Charles L-iielenherg arrived in  town on Sunday hist prepared  io spend the summer iu ihe vicinity oi 'Fort Steele. ' Charlie  appears in good condition to' go  on with vigorou.-. nuniim.  Hon. F. Carter-Cotton'was   in  Xelson ou Sunday evening.  1 We have on tile fur reference  b.v our reader- tlie latest price  circular of Lhe McMillan   Fur  vvr  Work on the new ho'el has  been delayed for want of lathe  which was ordered,a long time  ago.  31 ILLINE K V  Just   Received���A  large  con  sig-nment of Latest Styles.  MRS. DILSE, Proprietor.  r  ���������^   ��� -������   , KEEPS   CONSTANTLY   ON    HAND  Fresh Bread and Cakes  Fre-sh. Fruits every day  Fresh Vegetables  Fresh Eggs  Fre.-di Milk and fc$uttor  ��� ASK YOUR CRGCER FOR ;  CALGARY FLOUR  ^ Hon. Joseph Martin and S." L\.  Kobb. the correspondent  of  the!  Vancouver World, left for ('ran- [.  brook on Thursdav inorniui;. '   ���_ ��� |   *S3^^^^^<^i^i��s��55:.'SS!y3:i!::5;j*.xj?5a��  Nearly ail of the South   Idaho I   |    c"��e *"��� your paiws wivh     &  General     Merchant  Most Complete Stock In East Kootenav  Hardware Dry Goods  Machinery Clothing  Paints and Wall Paper Footwear  General Mining Supplies Groceries  Furniture, Carpots and General House Furnishings.  X  Proiessl ���>:> ri ��* I.  North Star Lodge  i.i   j: (  NO. 30.  A. F. AND A.  M.       C.  R.   B. C.  HcKiiIar ma tinj.'-���1st, TucMluy in euct  innnth in oicht o'clock Visiting Uir-tliern ara  t-onliallv inviifd.  A. W. m.KASDKi.i.. Secretary. "  FOKT STKBI.B Dn-El.Ol'MEST Syxukiatk Ltd  l.'�� LeadonliallStrfct. London. Kn��Iun<t.  N. A. WALLINGER,        FORT STEELE.  POST OFFICII IJOX 8.  THOMAS    McVITTIE  Fort Steele B.C.  //. L. CUMMIN is.  P. L. S.  if- (J. E,  Fort Steele B.C.  W. K. Kins.  Ll. IV. IlRftGIIIICB  am  paper.-   are   rilled   with   de.vrip, j .5*  lion.--of the givat  Thiuuk-r   Hi!!' &*  propertie--np;ir Weiser. j '?��             ,~-  1 hj    Slmplo, S��fo and Quick Cum for    JjJ  iller.Ji  A Madlclna Ciio-vt In Hsolf. Jfe  in reeom.mending any parties  who have good.-, iu their hue to  ship to them.  Si   I  ��,   I  Wool  Co..,'Minneapolis,   Minn..       ....       ,.        ,     ,  , ��!-  dated March I."tli.    Their advor I ��� t,j!'    an Ar-Stl^1tin   mui   K [ ����� cramps, diarrhoea, ccugks  tisement will b.- found in  anotti-1 J: ^i"'hy<'<VI!1K'   '"   ou  ^'"esday i -^!       colds, rheumatism.  er coin mn. and \vi> take pleasure  ,rus.1 h"olu Sheep ereek.     Jnm-i 3        '       neuralgia.,  "   bo nas been   praencia"-  a-rieul-, k     2S and 50 cont Bottl03>  tare on his iMuvp  ere.ds, ranch. . g BEWARE 0F IMITAT10NS. ^  i ,  ~~ - ��j C. ' BUY ONLY THE GENUINE.f*-  ;    Little Tommy Rookes   wn.s   in' k perry davis' ��j  Tlie Kootenay Clnh  took l>os-,\\?"hn^ ^"^.'^ ���Jh��1"��f:,h��"ds* |a^^^��^^����K����iK^ss5>ii*.l   '  5-e-sjon oi their new  cinu   house i "  v      , , ,  ROSS& IIERCIIMER.  .No order too laruo Jor onr i'ac.ilitje.s. none' ��oo .small Ibr'caroful   r ''   ���.... '. <-' .���   ���.  attention o , |tJani.steis      -       -      Solicitors  NOTARIES PUBLIC' ,  CONVEYANCERS. . .      "  Fort ' Steele.   IJ.   C  *m;m ***** *****$**,******.****  ;^Fort Steele  on-Wednesday ev��inn<r.     There  was  no  formal   opening  of  th<  eliih. although there wa.s tiie in  with his old friends.      Tom   i- a  welcome visitor ia  Fort   Steele  Mining- Notes.  was  no  formal   0[)enine  of  the-'     r  -'������'������ '    'Joe  .Martin  jollied   the   good"1     It is learned ihat the  force  a  form-ii ojieninir of sevt-i'dl   small  bottle.-,.  people of Fort Steele by  calling  the   Dupont   will be  largely   in  that town a eiyp_ ������   ��� |.cl.eaS(,d -n ;i shon zhn^ &ml thal  Hob .McKeeman finaliv depart- ,'sevci'al mt;u wiu \i(i employed on  from Prize Sroc-k. Si! per .settYng od ,Ior Wiiul^rinere on f hursday ���the ^'^ Chief, "if the rumors  of I:; eggs. . "   - "-j Bo'u w/ts> lorh to leave Foi;t Steele { are correct Fort  Steele   will   be  P. McCo.vxki.i.. Cranbrook. B.C    -blH   his   itneresl  ;" ^ie Winder--be'nctitted bv the atlditional   liav  TllGrO   COIll1i7'V  dpmHJ-irturl     ?ii^      i.i-,., ,. l      *���  JJnnni-Leghorn Eaui ior &ale  tnere country demanded  hi--  im-'^n  \ITon   Joseph   Martin   will' not' In('dia{e wttetuion.  take in Rossland on  his   prenout  trip.      JJc  goe.-,   through   to the  Boundary co.inl ry from Xelson,  Now is the time to insure.   Re  .member the fate of the   Interna-  tional^Motel, and call at once on  jvir. A: Bijai.k,  Agent imperial Insurance Co.  C, M. Keep who is now in Fort  A full house   before, the  elec-j Steele   will    probably   start  up  tion.   is   no   indication oi there; | work   on    the    Tontine   before  .suit on election dav. ���    .  , ~ j Jong. ,  - ���  Harry     Drew     the     popular {     Considerable    placer     mining  H-oprietor  of    the   North   Star 'will be done on Wild-Hor.se'  this  -J- J.J. Farruli iia.s just bought  ii lot in Moyie, paying- * I, OOtH'or  the same. Tho Leader says this  is tliediighesl price vol paid lor  a lot, in that town.  Hotel at Kimberley was a visitor  jti town .on Wednesdav.  A. Lang.   Lcthbridire  arrived  in the citv on Thursdav.  The Slocan Star, the famous  property near Sandon. is now  employing 70 men.  li. F. Tolniie, .-.crretary of ihe  Aline Owners Association arrived  in the city on Wednesday and left  ior the North Star mine on  Thursday morning.  I'.i'.'.vcli.-t-. youii"- or old. -hnulrl carry  :i boiilo of I'liin-rCiller in their sittltlle  lui^s. ll euros cut- und wound.- vvitli  wonderful ci|iiii;knc-.s. Avoid ,sill��-ti-  r.nto^. tliisrc is hut one l'liin-ICiller.  I Very Davis",    ijr. juul .10c.  The JVTontana Mine.  Word has  jlist  been ' received  from tho Montana mine,   one  of  the    well   known   Tracy   creek  properties, lhat the  new  tunnel  is in fifty   feet., and at that point  there is. ten feet' oi   ore  on   the  hanging   wall,   and   that, better  and more ore has been found   in  the tunnel  than,,anywhere  else  on   the  property.     Thi.s  tunnel  has been driven   l.*ii"  J"eet   below  the shaft   and   the ore ,was  encountered at 4." feet, it- is the intention   lo  continue  work'  to  a  point under the   shaft   and   then  make an upraise to connect.  The cross-cut from the foot-  wall in the shaft has been' run  4! lee.t and the hanging wall is  not yd reached. There is four  loot of ore on the foot wall which  lud Langley ivetit io Fernie j will average- ��(><> per ton. In  on Tuesday lu-t. (sinking the shaft the last -Ci feet  I wasidl in or.e. Mr.Boilenberg will  N. B. Cauvreau returned to  Fort Steele on Wednesday. lie  has been spending some lime on  t he coast.  -   W. W. Tultle of Fernie was in  town on Wednesday.  (lus Thies is down froin'Perrv  Crock.  There were 7."> arrivals at the  Windsor during the week. **      0  D. W. Bole of Winnipeg was  in town ou Wednesday.  I\. L. T. ('albruith returned  from Windermere On Wednesday.  seaspn. a  il a few men like .Jay P.  Craves'could be induced to operate in this district. Fort Steele  would forge to the front in good  sha'pe.    c  -SomeI good t ore is now being  taken irom-the tunnel ai the  Este'lla. ' "  Worlc on the John L mine on  Tracy creek i.s going ahead with  good results. '*  At the Black Bear Jhe work is  going on with results-which are  satisfactory to the owners. �� In  the face of the drift on the ^0  foot level there i.s some excellent  ore.  it is reported that work on the  Empire will be resumed, in a  short time-  Bob McKeeman has completed  the assessment on his claim in  isadore Canyon. Bob brought  in some ore from the- claim  which has the appearances of  carrying good values.  Ltd  'Fort Steele *&  Cranbrook  1 ii  o  Wholesale and Retail  ���1. , r ":��r~~  DEALERS jlN  w.  'M  'W-  *;  :*:  W-'  m  m  T.    EDE  LANDS and' MINES  NOTARY  PUBLIC      ,  CONVEYANCER  Fort Steele,  B. C.  BOOTS   and   SHOES  NO PARTY "LINES.  Uavid Crittith came down from ; ,  Wild   Hors,.   on    Wedne.dav   lfl|s-'o up louay tor tlic   puniose   ol  hear politics discussed   f'rxnn   , j)(.: m:iking  an   examination   of   the  ���Joe Martin standpoint  property.  I  Visitors.  A party ol J\'aslo people ( on- _  sitting of li. S. (lallop and wile. , The lerui of County Court  1. Desmo.-ed. H. L. Hess and C. . bromrln to Fort Sleele jieoplo  Miller    arrived   in town on Sat- | ,).0|,; .,��� tjY(>r 1]lfJ (|.      ; T(-  urelay"   last   and   leJtfju   .Sundav   ���.  ��� ,   ,        ,,  ior Winderni.'ie.      It   is   learned   ^ ���-! 1 nisi ri.    Jules    IJurcl.    Harry  Drew and Henry J'roulette of  l\iiiiherl(;\r .J. Ji. Cosfigan. 10.  SmaJI. W. F C.urti and .lack  KicPdl ('j a idirooU. wero among  tsider- in ;n tendance.  *  MENS   FURNISHINGS g  GLASS\A(ARE W  w  m  w  m  w.  m  Una. S. McCirtor. j. a. Jlarvey  HARVEY & McCARTER  ]iorri.-.tcr*.   Snlii.-itom,   A't/torkf  Public,  Conuri/unceiv etc.  FOKT  SriZVAAC.  R. C.  f ,  KEVKL,.%TOKii STATIO.V ami G0LDI-J.V  | COLLECTIONS       PROMPTLY      MADE,  Douglas  Corsein  t   '  (CAI-MD.)        i i ,  t       x  OFFTCE -Ttireisidi. Avuiiuu.  Ni-.rt Don,- to IJienfulel/'K Jinny Store.  ,e: j. sgovtl  '    S.:   XOTAKY PU11LIC..'  -k  - �����',-'  Fire   Life. Accident. Jnsui.inuu. ' ' '  nc.il Kstato nml Ml.VING IIROKF.il.  ���ft       WINDERMERE,    B.    C.  PK'I'IJKIIOKOUOH.  ��� S:  Griant   Powder  Fuse   and   Gaps  T. H. TAYLOR, C. E.   "  i  PROVINCIAL   LAND   SURVEYOR  Survey.-,  of   Mineral   i-hiinit.. lloads  Mine.-;. eL<;.  WINDIJJIMKJiK   Ji.'C  ' 'J  fl  HAY    and    OATS  NOTICE.  Miss A. McNeish u ill l'ran-:iet lmni-  iie.���' a- Dr.-��� Maker i in iiie town of  l-'ort Sleele and will ho plca.-ed lo re-  ceh e order.- Ironi now, on it| j"). y\,..  Neihli\)irivate re.-ddem-e. Order;, will  lie promptly attended lo.  ROYAL  HOTEL  I  that Mr. < lallop i.s largely   inter  o-.ted in the mine of that -ection.  are  arriv-  Lot.s <jt new   goo(  i       .-     .i i      .     11.1 ���" *- (i  ing every day ior the  merchant��i   ,  of  Fort 'Sterile.      From   all   ap- I t-"fJ ��''  pearances they are   ant iripatirig  an i-k tive summer  A painjihlet emit led ihe uiif ion-  :al   (jwiiership    nl    railwav-^    has  Or. lieddick who  i-   paying   a j i,,.,.,, ,,.f.f.iw.,| M.nI ,/)l:l r,.om Vu,.  \ l.-,it   to  I' rjrl   Sleele  I.-, llie   health i . ,  ... , ,|        -,,.,.- i>,      i.,��� I itoria.  p(;--tage paid. Ik-   hook  ollicer ol llieeitv ol   uo-,--laii(l.       I ' '    i i.- the product ion ol   I'ev    ('has.  II    \'ail. and I-, puhli-,hed hy   (lie  Ilunihoidi      Library     of     New  .-\ paclc train loaded with -.op-  plie.- for Ferr.y crerdc started out  on Tuesday morning.  KIMPTON   &   PITTS  WIM>EUjMEKIU$ DONALD  General Merchants  Mining supplies a Specially  Winers going northward via Canoe River Route will find it a Jar^e  saving ami convenience to procure their supplies at Donald.  SOLE AC.'ENTN for  Canton  Steel Co in pa 113'  Windermere, (.'olden and Donald  Mining Divisions.  K'hMlJKKLRy,   u;c  Tlie l-'ine-l Liquor.-, anil  Cinitrs and l��e-l l-'uniinhcd  Itooin-, in Tow 11.  J.   I.   GATJ��S,   Prop.  York.  Conservatives Nominated at "Victoria.  Victoria. H. C. A])ril i>:!.���The  Conservatives thi.s evening nominated the four late members Cor  the city to again contest the constituency at the coming election.  There were four nominated. Turner, 1-Jclmcken, McPhillipp.-, and  Hall. This wa.s a del'eat Cor the  parly line men. Mr. Hall i.-> a  Liberal, but pledges hiinsell to  oppose Mr. Martin and hi* government.  Victoria. April :M.���At a meeting of the Victoria supporters of  Premier Martin, this evening,  Hon. .Joseph Martin. Hon. .1. T.  Vales. .1 (I. Hrown and Alderman .1. L. Lieokworili were  nominated to contest Victoria at  I he coining elect ion in the government inlerest.  ICootenay i.s the chief market  of the Covoriiinont, creamery al,  liinisfaii, Aiberta. Last year  the creamery turned ont 80,000  pounds of butter al  an   average i Order* for I'iei.ure I'Yaininc left, wit.li  price of nearly iMc. per pound, j Agents  at Windermere for the California Giant Powder Co, .ulru,Itioi,'l",,,aw   w,n ''',v'iiv,��� i'������vt  I I UdU       PHOTOGRAPHER  -   VISITS --'  FORT RTEELJ5  On the following dates:  ���^I'ril   :i. Hi.   IT  ;������!    is.  ���M.-iy  it. i.*; mid  in.  -hlllC      ||. |^     ;|||,|      I.-',  ���hily   lii. I?   ;ui,l    is.  i^|  I  Al  Other dales given later.  ^   i��  "���U.

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