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 f <V,r*r  v ��lt��*  A����  Vol. IO.  BOBT STBBLB, B. C, SATURDAY, DBCBMBBR 7 7, 2904.  No 51.  THE KOOTENAY CENTRAL  East, Kootenay on Threshold of  Prosperity --''(ret Busy" Before  Construction Commences.  Iu Memory of Prince Consort.  Southeast Kootonny is upon  the threshold of prosperity.  From Um .International boundary  Ihrough Ilu; Kootenay and  Columbia valley, to Golden, a  .distance ol' about 1^0 miles, surveys for -Iho Kootenay, Central  railroad arc nearly completed.  The untold resource* of Kast  Kootenay. oi' mineral, lumber  unci agriculture, which are rapidly being- developed.'the large in-  Ikix' of settlors into these valleys  are the prime factors in. the. construction ol' this most, important  railway.  The route to bo taken, on the  easl or west side of the Kootenay and Columbia rivers is as  yet undetermined, and remains a  matter of conjecture. IL would  seem, lrom reports thai' the line  will follow the east bank of the  Columbia,from-Goldon   to Canal j  Flat,   crossing    the     Kootenay:    river   at-   a   poi,nt    near   Finley ��� . _   ���  crook,   .i.ence   rcerossingM lie ! Conservatives Preparing tor Com-  'Kootenay   near     Wasa,   ilicnco j      ' ing Provincial Campaign.  bank of the j     . '   *  months hence, so make  the   best  of your chances al once!  The Koolenay Ceiili-il Ksiil-  way survey party working this  way from Golden are now camped at Geo. Maomillan's ranch.'  being just about half way bo-  Iween here and Golden. They  have enjoyed line weather up lo  1 he present'time for their work'.  London, Dec. U.---A1 Krog-  more Mausoleum, near Windsor  Citstle. the customary' aiinual  service was held today io iimv\<  'the anniversary of the deaths of  the Prince=Consorl, and Princess  Alice. King Edward and Queen  Alexandra, accompanied by the  Prince and Princess of Wale.-,  and other members of the royal  family,'' attended the service.  "The sarcophasgus of the late  Prince Consort and the marble  memorial of Princess Alice wore  decorated with beautiful Moral  tributes.  POLITICS AT WILMER.  following   the  easl  ICootenay to'Fori  Steele,'thence  to  a   po,int.  on   the Crow's Nest  branch near .I affray.  That,  this   road   will   be built.  Jl is learned that a number  of  business monjn the Windermere  district have discovered iho possibilities of a comma'   provincial  iind    have    appointed  the coming spring'is a i a committee lo  select   a Conser-  and without, unnecessary  delay, .election,  earlv   in  foregone cone!usio_n..���  motors have declared  struct ion   will  /rhe' pro-  con-'  .-alive candidate, one that  could  that   con-Z be induced to run.   in   the  event  commence ,tit  an , of a' provincial election.,       ���    r  early day, and thai, construction !     Considerable alarm is felt, and  work will be pushed   as  rapidly  'many" residents  in   Uiis'vicinity  as possible. 'are   dissatisfied   with,'.he   stand  ��� The building of fhe .Koolenay ! taken by the' presenl member  Central will mean much ,fo Bast J from Northeast Kootenay in  Kootenay. and'"it is impossible lo ' the Provincial Assembly, J. I is  over-estimate the benolit to be \ the intention, to endeavor to  derived. Tlie road will open up ibring out a strong-Conservative  a new district with great agricul-| candidate who will '.make  tnral possibilities and lumbering: a' successful run -when .the  and mining resources of great time comes for the holding of a  potentiality. That, the Columbia provincial election,  and Kootenay, valleys will be j James S. Johnston, a. proiuin-  hanged from a scene of do-lent,"ranch owner aud business  presslon, caused by lack of | man, was offered the nomination  transportation, to a hive of busy j in lbOo. and  industry   by   the   advent'of  the j friends say that' "Jim"  a good speaker, ami well ac-  quaintedvwilh the needs of the  district, will bo asked to accept  of   the  nomination.      The  coin-  NOVEMBER SMELTER RETURNS  Southeast Kootenay Mines Credited with 60/, of Lead Production of Kootenay.  Th.-* following is the list of ore  shipments and lead returns of  Trail smelter, from Southeast  Kootenay mines during November l'.ilH.  St. Eugene shipped 15:W.38I lbs  of ore, which returned ;is;{,8G2  lbs. of lead. '  North Star oil:!,tC):''lbs. of ore,  which netted ll*-!, \72 lbs. of lead  From the returns now in from  the Hall and Traif'smelters. it  is shown that the big producing-  mines of Southeast Kootenay,  the St., Eng-ene and North Star,  produced (>0% of ,the total production of lead, in the Kootenays  for the month of November.  There is no doubt but"t hat the  Port Steele Mining; Division  will, this year, again lead all  other mining districts in the production of lead' ,in British  Columbia.  The glitter of fhe stupendous  success of the St. Eugene and  North Star mines during the  pasi year should not, be allowed  to obscure the fact that there arc  a number of properties in Southeast, Kootenay, now under development, that will in the near  ,future, help to .increase the  mineral production of this'district.   '' '    '  The Si. Eugene and North  Star have boon controlled and  backed by people of eastern Canada, and while these, companies  of arbitration has been signed  between Italy and the Drifted  States.  Headquarters ol Japanese  Army��� Therei# is not a vessel  ailoat in ' the harbor of Port  Arthur. The shores of the  harbor present a strange appearance with the turrets, masts  nnd funnels of warships showing  just above 1he water. The docks  and buildings on the water front  are torn aud burned.  LOCAL NEWS.  ' Kobt. Dower was at Cranbrook  Friday on business.  B. P. Cooke, Little Bull river,  was in town Friday.  Robert, Dore came down   from  Wild Horse creek Thursday.    ���  J.   R.   and  Mrs.   Downs were  Steele visitors on,Saturday last.  Carlin tt Durick received*a carload of Christmas groceries on  Thursday. ���  Silver has taken'another jump  and is now above the sixty cent  mark.  Mr.'and Mrs. A. L. McDerinott  Cranbrook, were guests at the  Imperiaf'Thursday.  a  Nils    Peterson,    Nelson,   was  registered* at the   Imperial   Fri-  da3'-    A. 13. aud Mrs'. Fenwick, and  Mrs. Fred Bin more visited Cranbrook Thursday.  DISTRICT MINING NEWS.  Of Interest to Those Engaged in  the   Development of  the  Mining Industry.  A largo amount of Christmas  goods arrived at Fort Steele  Thursday. " ���   ' '  >c  his ' Conservative  who  is  K.C.R.  That trade will be stimulated  beyond calculation is a certainty  bin, with all the benefits direct  and indirect that will accrue  from the construction of this  railway, the prospect of giving;  to the Canadian Pacific an almost  direct route, and a comparatively easy grade through the Rocky  Mountains is a most, economical  point, and a large portion or  passenger and heavy freight  traffic will pass over the'Koolenay Central on its way to the  Pacilic Coast.  NOK'rilKAST   KOOTKN'AY.  "Got. busy" says the Wi liner  Outcrop. in the following:  article: ���  In every quarter the early  construction of ilio Koolenay  Central railway through this  valley is discussed and far aud  near it is admitted that, early  next spring 1bo work will be  commenced and pushed lo completion as castas modern appliances will- permit, That being'  tlie cttse; now is the time for the  pioneers along the route to lay  the foundation for their fortunes  There arc endless opportunities lo make money hero .await-,  ing men of otilorprisc and  energy and , it behoves the men  whoVa've bad the faith in,the  country to .await transportation  all these years to "get busy" before fhe crowd of; "construction  followers" hit tlie trail for here.  You who 'know the lay of the  land now have opportunities that  strangers,   will     grasp    a,  few  miftee, will exercise every means  of persuasion to bring out Mr.  Johnston, and will no doubt be  successful when the time conies  for holding'an election.  Result of Mobilization.  St. Petersburg, Dec. 10.���St.  Petersburg is gradually becoir.1  ing mure and more accustomed  to military uniforms in civil occupations, ' as many reservists,  clad in regimentals, continue  working in the various banks  and offices where they are employed until llio.r despatch to  the seat of war. Nearly a score  of prominent lawyer* have been  called to fhe colors, and. pending Iheir departure I'or the front  arc appearing in court dressed  in military uniform. Tlie municipality of St. Petersburg is  losing _a largo number of employees owing lo, the t general  mobilization. ft, has been decided to ' keep their posts open,  for these men until their return,  and even to continue paying part;  of their salaries.  The Rossland Board of Trade  will petition the Dominion government for a bounty on copper.  Placer mining on   Wild   Horse  creek and Bull river is a feature !<<*'  of   this-  portion   of   tin* district,'  and     the     yearly      production  amounts to thousands of dollars.  Silver-lead Quotations  ���  Now York. Dec. Mi:  Bar Silver   tit)  Lead      4.(i()  Copper   ,14.7.")  Spelter?   .). ,0  London.    Hoe.   hi.���Silver,   i  8     - cl  copper  ��(!(>. �����' d: lead,   ill-    1  7s     (ill  speller. L2-1  I7�� (id.       '    ���  ,  ���  Market Conditions.  ���Lead(remained unchanged in  price both in New York" and  London.  Copper is more or less unsettled by fhe developments in  connection with copper stocks,  aud business is dull.'  Speller also unchanged in both  markets.  Telegraphic Items.  Denver, Colo.���An Automobile  (���limbing contest, which will be  open to the world, has boon announced by the Overland Racing  Mssorialion. .Bike's Peak wil! be  the scone, and fhe actual climb  will approximate S.O00 feet, in a  distance of I I miles.  Loudon -Great. Britain's artillery is seriously outclassed.  Army's lack- of guns was the  subject of a special article in the  London Times.  Tokio���:it: is reported that tho  Japanese have successfully torpedoed the Russian battleship  Sevastopol.    Late  reports claim.  that- Togo has sunk" every  Liussian battleship of -tlii! Port  .Arthur.. Hoot.  Cleveland. Ohio- Mrs. Chadwick was greeted " with jeers,  hoots'ami hisses by the crowd of  Cleveland people that   giUhorod  ouuil tin* depot when her train  arrived. There are now seven,  ���iudict'iiients against her'.  Washington.    D.C.-A    treaty  ���icsciay.  M. Durick and D. Newel Mvero  are in a large measure evidences | aj. Cranbrook on business,. Wcd-  t>1' good lhanagoment and ,scmid  .judgement, the record of these  mines is a creditable commentary'  upon the c,1inancial and sound  system of Southeast Kootenay  mining men.    ,  Dr. Wait, health officer for  Southeast Kootenay went- to  Tobacco Plains Wednesday.  Mining conditions locally tire  said to be in a very salisfactory  couditions.  It is proposed to introduce  gold dredging into Wild Horse  creek.  Christmas is at hand-! Pay tip  your subscription, is a Christmas  gift that will please The Prospector man.  A constable has been appointed for the town of Fort Steele.  He will report for duty during  the coming week.  in four months the St. Eugene  mine has produced and marketed  a quarter of a million dollars  worth of lead ore.  The Fort Steele meat market  will receive a large consignment  of geese, turkeys and chickens  next week in time for Christmas.  T. Clary, Sheep creek, D. Barlow and C. Douglas, Wardner,  wore guests at the "Windsor Friday.  , Mills closed and closing all  over the Kootenay bear witness  to what the Laur.iOr tariff has  done for the lumber industry.  The wishes of some .of. the  more energetic hunters wore  satislied Sunday morning 'when  they found a fine tracking snow  had fallen, and several were oil'  I'or a deer hunt.  At fhe regular meeting of fhe  Board of License Commissioners for Cranbrook district, held  in Cranbrook Thursday,;licenses  were renewed for the Imperial,  Windsor and Sti.'atheona hotels.  The minister of trade a,nd commerce, has ruled that, claims I'or  additional bounty upon lead  found in ore as the result of re-  assay of -samples cannot he  ���recognized.  Southeast K'ooleiiay has at  least live principal coal fields,  those at, Coal creek. Michel.  Morrissey, Fording river and  the Flathead district.  A gas coal of good grade such  as thtii' lonnd, al Fording river  will readily give 10.000 cubic  feel of gas to ihe ton.  In the Crow's Nest areas, the  coal scams vary from -I io GO feet  in thickness.  .i   *  Mining in Southeast Kootenay  possesses certain features that  place it in a class almost by  itself. Success' comes slowly  and is attained by implicit, adherence to business^ principles  and the exorcist*, of economy and  sound judgement.  The increase in production of  minerals and the prosperity of  the mineral resources of' Southeast, Koolenay will not be attained until the completion of the'  Kootenay Central railway.  1 In addition io the mines oi  Southeast Koolenay that already  belong ,t,o tho dividend paying  class, there tire a considerable  number located in 'the main  range of the'K'ockics, that, will  be developed and profit by iho  construction of the- Koo1,ouay  Central railway.  Tho promise of great activity  in the mining sections tributary  ���to the town of Port Steele Avill  be fulfilled -next spring. Mon  arc- de^elop'uiic their properties,  and extensive preparations are  being made for work next year,  but what guarantees activity in  mining next year is 'ho construction of the Kootenay (Central  railway , , ,  The Tiger-Poorman group of  three claims have developed  three feet of line, ore, and the  properly in consequence will ,bo  worked continuously next year.  The'earth has' begun to give  up its treasures in Southeast  Koolenay. No one knows what  the ultimate harvest will be. but  the mining district in the  vicinity of Fort Steele will go  forward with leaps and bounds  upon the completion of the  Kootenay Central railway.  The gold quartz mines of  Southeast Kootenay are situated  in the mountains tributary to  Wild Horse creek and those  tributary to Perry creek.  In the mountains of Southeast  Kootenay are many varieties ' of  ore bearing gold, silver, lead,  copper and iron, and among  them are some which are typically free milling gold ores.  J. (.!. ' Cunimings. P.L.S.. is  now engaged in making a preliminary survey from Goal creek  into the' Flathead country. ������'���  .'fames Cronin has been appointed a director in the Center  Star and War Eagle companies  at. I.iossland, in succession ..'lo C.  11. Goodcrliani. whose death recently-occurred'.''  The St.. Eugene Mining .Co.,  have a,, big contract on hand,  they have to get out. of fhe mine  I'lOoo tons Of ore, and coiicen-  trains between now and Hie jirsf  of'.luly iie.Xl. This means a daily  output of :.',70<i inns.  Commenced Logging-  Geary A' Doyle have located a  camp at Sheep creek and are  now at work getting out logs.  'Another crew is at Skookum  Chuck under the management of  B. Ltufdiu who has a contract  for several hundred thousand  feet of' log's. Contractor Brady  has a crew at Wolf creek and  good progress is being made. J.  \V. Blake and A. J. Miller have  also established independent  camps ai Skookum Chuck. It is  estimated ,1hai' about o. 000.000  feel of logs /will be sent down  the Kootenay next summer.  LA FRANCE VERY RICH  Crawford   Bay   Property   Carries  , Over $100 in. Gold, Silver  and Copper.        ���  There arc more people located  in the Kootenay valley now than'  theji'e were a year ago. Next  year the population will be more  than doubled.  ���  A. Miller, of Greenwood,   and  R. 'Armstrong,   of  Chicago,  re-f-  turned   last   night  from'an  inspection of the La France Creek  mine.  To a, representative of the  Daily News Mr. 'Armstrong expressed Jn'mself as' delighted  with the property. He is here  representing the Chicago syndicate thai forms the company:,  Mr. Miller is resident director  and general manager of the company: Thomas Wall i.s mine  manager and superintendent.  Mr.    Armstrong   said:      ''We  don't wish to do any advertising  on our own account.      "We  don't  want" lo  sell   the   mine   or any  slock.     We s'halhgo ahead  with  development and if there is  any  money   in   it.   we'll'keep'it.      J1  consider   it , an   important., discover- j/\f t'je district generally  and if my loUihgtof if wil"do any-  good in the way of calling atton-  lion lo lhat part of the province, '  the public is welcome.  "Not the least pleasing feature  of ,fhe development is the reward ,and justification .to Tom  wall. lie has boon pegging  a'way there for a dozen years;  no one else believed there was  anything in his prospect. About '  a year ago he succeeded in interesting Mr. Miller ,-who induced  us to take hold of if and aid in  the development.  "When Mr. Miller wrote mc  lately he tuld tne that they liad*  struck the ore body, that it was  two feet wide, and very rich.  ['11 admit 1 was a little skeptical  of both the quantity and quality.  When I got here and saw fhe  samples I decided that if they  had a vein of that even seven or  eight inches wide it would be  good enough for me. Well, 1  have been there and have seen  it; it is three feet wide, aud as  to tho quality. Mr. Wall and Mr.  Miller seem both to have been  keeping it back as a surprise  i'or me.  '���The mine is on Bald Mountain, live miles-above ,La France  creek, and at ati elevation of  's0.00.feet.*; No. ...j ��� tunnel is now  li!.") feet deep, the shoot has been  traced 100, feel., npw. they are  sti J1 (1 ri ft i ug on i Iv and i t a p] )ea rs  to be widening. ��� It carries l.")0  to.H'iO ounces, iii silver, ��10 in  gold and throe per ceni, 'copper.  1 have hover seen so good a  showing any where at the same  stage' of development..''  Mr. Armstrong.and,Mr. Miller  returned io -Greenwood" this  ���morning.���Nel.stvp Daily News.'  .District News.  at  t.A  The Biirliiighain sawmill plant  Bain's. Lake has   been   moved  Gtitewav ������ where    it   will    be  There is considerable   activity  along the Kooh'tnty, river; north j operated'in tlie.near'filling  of Fort Steele, this winter in .the i      Wilh'a heavy duty   on   lumber  ��� timber   industry.      The   Crow's Soul lieast   Koolenay   would   exr  Nest Lumber .Company' has let a i perieuce a-season of great   pros-.  series of contracts in this section ; perit.y. TT1J<: PROSPECTOR- AFOE7 A STEELE, '"B   C,, "DECEMBER JJ,   1 HO'-J'  V Always-  useful    and'  certainly, beautiful, * a  brooch is never amiss  i as-a. gift. .'���:'  Vf-No^-i'jfiSiv-i'i^'a-- fine-- tii>Ut   .-.  .Hrooch with Diamond centre.  'i'lie  price iV remarkable, at  ,$1^.00. '���  Distance   is" no   obstacle:; to   satisfactory  dealings   with.v our  'House.       Write, for  'niaul-ordejA; catalogue.  "'OIAMONO. .MALL?''..  v...  #������1  ;�� ij# ���^tO&pzd&i;.  .-������.��� -ii;S'rAi(iJisiii-;ii    i.-Zi..    y  A.  B. 6rac6,  j'uni.isifi'ii;   and., KniTOK.  : .THE PROSPECTOR,.:1*. ptiMislieil  .sv'e'ry Saturday, and ylias. a'Kiiar;intoi5U  Birciilaiion lu'rg'(ii' tluniyuny oUicr paper  in "Kasf,'K(i6ieiiay.��� It is all home Priiitc-yl  'ind contains Joublt: tlii' news.of any  , 'thei- paper in tli'e district.'  y    ���   A :-"- ....  As' an   advertisinf;   motli':��n   it ,is un<  ��\ce't!eii.'.       Z' . ;VVr  '    "���       V i,       ' Y  pevouid/,:o ilie upiiiii idi nt; of .'Kort Stdek-. tlie  'levelop^iit'HioffSii;. Vast;'nil tie rut resources of  ibe'Kiist'Kooteiiiiy miiiiiit: yisii-irt.   '.'.'       .  '  Sub'si'r'i'ptloiis,   ......   '.y:.:V'.'.'.'.'...' -N.ljO pur ycur.  Vlvei-ti.suiK nites miulty known 011 application,  'Contr't-uitioiis ure. sijlicitiul li-oiu.all parts of tlie  Us trie t, but all iniittor iiiU-.'n'docl fiir pi.il.ilii-lii.ion  ,-nusL liii-.-e.rlie w'ciior-s si^Muuii-e,  .ft'I  Wfi  ie members elect, for fhe House-i  jOf , Cointnoiis,  ,���'Tlie Big Seven'.'  should keep't heir party promises  Aiii" fega'rd   to .protection' to  the  lead and lumber inlercsts. and of  equitableA le^isla'tioir , for ' this,  province.  -,- -,.    '   \        , Ay''.' .'���  A  ''    ��������'  ���   ������''''*..' ���*'" '*���   '���:' ..'��������� : ���  ' ���'  ���Th c^Hne weather  c>f  flio   past  Anonfh y'lias. made., it;-'.possible for  the /farmers 'of: ���/.���,thpv.':'.- Koolenay  to  get   ihcirA fallA plbuyugA and  other worlr qompIetedA 7 ;  ,'���:-.       ..'..'.      '���.'���*..���.������!.*-"'*  ''   A ,."���."'. .':.���.''.'.. 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'Hair7DTcssihg: A Parlor  "���;'y ���'������.'������'��� ���"'���' 7Noxt;:tp;Striitlic'6iia.Hotel!y y ,;  AvV'y  y;;';;AAYV';;p6RTA>lSTEELEy7BA;,G.vv7.y7A7  ;:'l4;llvKihdsA''pJ..H^  AA. Jv:vVGREZ. V^y  fy'ROPRHCTOit.  iv&;  ������T-i'.''* V-V.:-y��:'Yy:-f:.A  50Y YEARS'.  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  ',' Designs   ���'.���v  [Copyrights &c.  -Anyoiifi Hoiiitlii�� 11 Hlnjtcli nnd ilcHcrliition niio-  ���qulRklviimiiirliilii <iiii-."opliiliiu 1'rou whctlicr. un  'invdiil.lnn Ih prnlinlily |iiil(.>iittih]<;. , (.'i.iiuiniliiicii-  'UnimnLrlcllyooiillilciil.liil. llnilillmok nil I'liUMlts  ���M��nt. fnj��. Oliliisliiirniicy for n��cu'i-inu imtiml.''.  I'liteiitH lukoii t.lit-niiK'h Mini" & Co.' nionive  Vnin'ciul notice, wi:,lii*ui.cliiirno. In tin;  Scientific American.  ,A liiinrtsomiily lllii'striilnil woi'.kly.    l/iirt'ost cirr <  - ii'iliitloii of liny HOlontltWi Jnunnil.. 'rornis, $.'! n.  yuiir: four iiiontliu, tl.  Sold by nil newmlunlers.'..  WIUNN & Co.361B-ad^- New York  Krimch Olllco. ("25 ,K St.. WnahliiKtori. O. O.     ���  .WANTED  A  Local   Salesman for'irort Steele  arid Surrounding- Country   to Repre-  '' sent A'-...1' ���;-.-   ���     ., .:������.. ��� .' "'' . i'". "'  'Canada'svGr-eatest ANurseries'  north vto  Golden,   and t-hafv.-a$'.:   .      .,   theYCisarri-'obtaiiyS  Dotilinion .vandAp,-^^  ihit^WAdndei-Ythev^^  KboAehav:CeiHralARai]^V Coi^0^bPrmeti^^dWA^tA[ne0  muv A ''��� - ������': ���>      ': : -'a-    v."y '-Ay.      -::jcah lumber.; '   The "Big Seven"  iknAABd0;T0^^^  ebinmeucedvtb'Aieitare;thel!b^idA|,govei:nmenfc.;y,This7will be,-eas^;  from tlie; i^-natiohalAbamidlrM^  tb;''foivt^teeie'V7the'hce:^ north.Atojy���^61"-iy:0zA0px0A^yit0y  ��^0000AAyy AAf;; AA! z:-0'%rHd0mtf0ny the-'vOld ���MiinZ  ' .''-;,W'hat;'.. iS.Ythe: surest thiuH-ou ��� '-"-���*������������  y    -.,.    -.���.���������-,, .-.-. .������:,; ���,..,--.���-'  cii'.i  MAilRortty&i:<z&t^  SAVE: TIME  ALL  'TI-SEv.  BY yll'SING  TIME  :" .'���' ' A; '-yA:       - .TO   y-:"'-'Ay    '     -v.  A AASE/\;TTLE^ TAGOIVIA  A.PacilicAvG(;)a^tArPoiiits;A  st. paul; Chicago, new york,  .'"     " .���]���:'       A." . *'        A     '       ��� ������. A "���' A     ;,',���'-'��� '-     A ' A.   ���;   .  AI^AEoSfeAEASf  ;Palace and Tourist  '���'���,-���" Sleepers^ Bufiett '',..,...  Library Cars7 Modern  VA Day-Coaches. A,  &������"  Biniiig- Cars,'      ..  ' MEALS' AVLA'CARTE.  Best   Meals   on   Wheels  A.   .���')��� ���'. fi   i'A  " ,' 'Z-f. ../    ''    .''Z <>'; 77,   " f  ' ^.."  2.A '! .    .KAST' -TKAINVS  :        . 'O  ���-KAST AND WKSM'.nAir^V-  -"^.'-.  a&  A^  i&.  earth?A wasvthe;questidriY/asked,  severdlvrvearsAago.r iu;Aie$t.. bV a  of "vfheACraiUbroolc VyHerald,'jwill  jssue'aASS-pa^eChristmas'edit-ioh  nextAjveelv  \\lhen the iron horse.- of the K..C.  RA.will be .found v trav.ersiurr Vthe  v ,.-Isro,wiy'st. Viu'ibl.ies. ��� and ..s]3ooialties-in  ,'ilaniy  'fruits.': Small'  Fruits.   Shrubs.  7Q)'nani'jntiils!.f!ind I'-Iosuri:   .'A poi'inarieiu.  situation, and ���territory. resL'tZed'.foi- the  '���-i'io-ht ���l'han.  <. lJav woeklv.  Hahdromo . . , ...,     ,...  ..'Outfit free Writofcr particular^-and-j Kootenay and Columbia valleys,  send 2o cents fofouAiioi'lveMnieroscopcyl north and' south from-,the,,Crow's  just tho' thing" to use : in 'oxaininintr-j Nest'.. ��� branch to, Fort Steele  trees and, plants for insocts.    ' j thence    northward    to   'Golden.  nuinber.  bf-Qrai^rook^p^  rhev,rppb'7;wasA;v-Gnt9eys^  aiKUboM.^  :y7.V'All:.thmgs;.come:to,.i-hemA\yhov aAaaaaaMas  ,witit:'A^a^>i;h^v;{*QldA:'a:a  vf 898vAv h,en7tlieAiwo;j;ec t: 0  ay;ai.lwa^chai''te^^  arid' soil thvraii way.,\vits'being dis*  cussed A. ity\\-as sliown conclusive-  ly;;that;theionity;; means Apf' open-  i'iiirA u']:) A of .the f Kootenay .and  Columbia ' valleys,'   a     splendid  cVouhtry,,v. one   ,ri'qji  ;in ,��� i.iiiner'a.l;;"'  fithberiy and 7'A agricultural'-'. re-r  sources;Av\vas to'sebure'the ifeces-,  siary'charter, and capital to build  this road.'all', this  has   been   ac-  compirshed, and ���frpiii the  enterprise ho\y displayed on the.,part  ofy the yfvobtenay ;,Central. promoters, the a-nnquucem'ent,of Sir  Thomas; "ShaughneVsS.y; and, that  of C.'.Hungeriord' Pollen, .president Aci.iAy the A KootenayA yCentral  com[Jaiiy:' the-'people7of -Spdth-  east,;Kopt;enay'-ma-y loolvvforward  and.  realize  that'vthe   time  has  now -come,  or  is   near at hand.  ,   ,:'   STONK   &   WI-lbLiXtiToX. .7  '   ,. ���  cFphthill,���Xur.sofh-^ '������  '.   ��� (O'viyr SIKI ai't'i.-s'iA ,  TORONTO     V--    A    AA   OXTAKIO.  laugh   best  who  say.  will  Salesmen Wanted  Ho Experience Necessary  If yon .'ire .il'If Id talk* rmrl >,..ti;'  Toilow insliiul ions yoxx'1 can.  maUn at l��n��t $5.00 r>nr  da.y. "'��� lliini.-li .y.iii. MOO-:, :i  Il.'iiiilsf.nii- !��"U .-"Hit.iiniiur :i l.-ir|;r  .Vmiii:'* "' s.-iini.lcs ..f r!,.lh t',,r .siiilr..  'rivricnn Im :i iwl T!''.i|..'-r-. ; nl^asiii inv;  line, f.-ishii.n I'lal,- .-.|i.| l.-ll.-r nf in-  sllll(-(i"li'.. 'I'i'i'. ii'ill'if will riirll.lo  yr .11 to (;'1 a- iiiii'li l.iiinrss .-is il y.il  rank-it a   f|.i.'.i,.> si," I;  of j;t,'i.l-,  Yoa  ��-��*cttiir��?  riio  monoy.  Tin. wnrk In vi'y s-Im||,1...  If  yiill   Hf.. JlfMI'-l    aii'l    Hi'-:,11    Im^inrf^,  and   want   l'��  Iim|i-"vi,  V"iit   i-o-iliiin, li-ll  11^ ��'l JUKI wi> ^-itl i 11.1 \v yijii !iun\  The   Canada  Tailoring   Co.  TORONTO  ���Moral���,''they  la.it.gh' last".  ' . .'  '"  ��� In concli'ision, ..we may  ���; thai the fvo.otei'iay Contra  I b'.' ' oonslrucled. as", soon as  i jii-;>>ibi,i'Ywitli all. iho energy and  j abiliiy 1 ha.i sul'licioiilcajiilal and  : iiiudorn 'ine.-.tn.s ,.o.f railway 0011-  ���i s'ruetitjji, Ciiiv aecoiii|')lisl;K.  y . The   -;big Vso\-oii ". 'who rcjpre-  Zon!     liril.ish-   Col'uinhi.a ��� .'in    the  tJoiisi.'-'of'Cin/iiiioiis iii-c. iilcely   lo  reoei ve o.onsiderabio .'ioi'ossion lo  ijn-ir si.roiigrii , in,' ,th<-ir   domand.  "for jjro.i'e'itiou'io.  ih"    hitii horing  industry ol' l.!ii.-% . provi 111:0.       IJn-  An'ii'   'eotiipe.til.iciti     se'.-ins ' to   'in.:  ��� pressing :i.-.   In.'.yi *.'ily : in    .lOasliirn  , ( 'a iisuhi. ;i.S tl is ill tin' Kootenays.  /:/���/, ...  ^\ if iiiiiioo of,-"g'rl   up   and   got  I iioiv" j.-, !i"t In1 I hap a   -iouiii'1 ;o'r,  .1 v.y of, t iiat i-ii'i'.-l  fnfling.   ,  /.     ���/     ,  .\ inoiiir j'"-' <rit "   iii'Ws|ia,|nArs   in  I b i> j >ri > \-11 >i ���< ��� a .-angular   slat'o of  II ('fairs oxist. Tln/ro is not a,  single "(I'fit" lni 1)1 itialion in Mril-  isli    ('olunihia   tlni:.   insists thai  .:-,���": yyAyy yyyy - NOTlCE.v'.>-:V"Y",;Yyy,Y  N'o'iiitjFrs'fro.i^  ,da'ys:after date." f iritoiid. to make iippli,-,  cation "to ' tho-;'Chief ('("unniissionor of  ���-.Lands andiAybi'k's.Toi* ir/Licc'nso to cut  aridycarry away tiiiibei' from the following d esuifi l>ed 1 mi'ds in Sou th ctist- Ivboto-  liay pistiyict:-;^-��� .' "; ���   . ;.; .7 ���,.- -..y-  Commencing iit a post pl tin ted Ait th'6  norUie'ast.'Afibrhci'' of S.' Cad\vixrs'pi'e-  tiiiiptionA.thcnco east. ���)() cliaiiis, thenee  south SO ehaiiis,,thenee'west JO chains;  tlienee north SO chains to' place* of. be-  'g-inning. '' ���'; ������'��� , ,��������� a'; ;������ "'Ay ��� , ��� ��� -  ���"���"''.Dated October 25th,; J 904.' A ".-. y-A '  .....--.. ".'���-.��� .\Viii.vCai'liiiA-Loeiit.br . :  45 ���  . ���      .George' Geary'."Agent  '    ���   r- ���   ' ���    ' ^ ' _^^^^_  i-i.A.'-'A'    'NOTICE./   '  .,-..TA-lvE 'NOTICE; th tit f;:intcnd to  apjily ..-to thq.i Chief Conunissioher.... of  Lands aiid.vVVbrks for atwenty-one year  lease. to .cut, iind .....carry, .away, timber:  from the^Jollowing described.; lands'  situate in Siiutheast Kootenay, District:  Commencing at a post planted on the  west bank of. Shee]i .creek, just below  tfieiiiouth of Goat, creek, or otherwise  known,as''the first, forks'pf Sheep ere'ek  tliQiice north forty chains, thenco 'east  three hundred and twenty chains,  thenee south- four hundred.chains.to'  northern boundary Of Lot 45!)0. thence  west along said boundary three hundred  aiid twenty chains, thence north three  hundred and sixty - cliains .to,point, of  commencement, containing 12,800 acres  , Dated this Oth day of November.' A.  D... 100-L ������   '.���.:..  oil    ������. T. II. L. FENWICK.  k  |,,yY:y.AYyZAAZZ7A:.Z:Yy..Z;AA..YAZ^  k "'"*:va' .:GENeM Ia 'aa At". A:'zA7V.AA:'FortvSteeie,  %A v' AA^M'ERCH^NTS' A5 ���: A^z, ��� :0 yA} 0iB.&  0'..::;.... A    .yy.:-.' -A. ...,.;"Z.--  .-..������.���..-,   'AyAiA-xAA-' i '::''yy .-���'-..'.A yV-A-,.  , UA^A' -A. A  A ,,:,;'-..;��� ,,,:.:.... y A -.-,-,. y-YV^'yyY yY..Y,y ,-.:::;.yYy:V ,/,���;,,, ,'y:,Y.yY;,..YY^.;  M  #  z^>  vV-  yf>  ���^  <&. Agen.ts.fok  w1  t-A  Giant Boeder Go  MaM^y^    AVFoi" fill 1- piirticuhti's.V I'iites.'Zfolders  'etcV,;citUon or address. .     Z "   .'���   A;1  A. yyS. O..VEKKKS, G.W.l'yAi, :i AyAA i yy  ������..-:-��� A V ;    A .Seattle, Wiisli.v'..:v;  "';H.'BRANf)I7Aa^  If You Are NotAParticular.  ;.'������ Hayevj nstoreceived;two:  "' :"������.''''7AACarlbadsvof' yi  ^Amiymmmmi&Bmm^memi$i  -*z.  'JXh'  V3^:  5*?'; ���      'Plows,   Harrows, -Haying, and Harvesting Tools, lin-  :VA ]5lemenl;sof'al]' kinds..; Z;-.' A'-'V/.A.;' AA AA ���; .,.; 77.- 0"' ,7:- A; v  ,Qv ! - Ay A: i':."AyiA< ,:'"Zy-vA Z; y;,,.V ������������.  .-:���.,;���' \y . ���yf,Ay'ciyA'yA'..A ., ^.Z;^  W '��������� '-AAV- vv-vv. -v;,'--���:-.:.;::.,7--'A''- AA. AiAAA'^Ai'AAA'A.A Ayi-ArA^..  fy. Mining Supplies and Hiardware.,  f  5ft- Dry v tSrobds  V *{ ��� ''    '    '  A-.rA- <. . A'1'  fy..00i"'A   Boots   and   Shoes  W'.   ���-' '"' zyzA"- '"'A- '''.',-'-        'A- ; A"-*   A;A '���  ��:  A:  1  Hats   and   Caps >  !  General "Merchandise.  ���A  m  fec^>s^3d��3��#3��#��..^:.: *>c^3^^^��SfcK*>:*  .ZDpnt:.travel..oyci'ifch.ej'llihois OentralA-1  as'"iiny-bUl^roiid wi.H:flovyou :andw;e:doht'  want .your  |Kttrohitge: Abiit  if. yoii iir'c V  piirlii'cular and 'want, i.lie best aiid !mean  to hiive'it,,iisk.;;the, ticket, agent',:tp'route-  ytni.AviiiA.tliey'liyi'AlNOIS^CRN^PliAL.yV  theroad that runs- through-sol id   vesti-;  biilo frains'betweeny St. f'aul,;;Omaha.:  Chiciigo,,St.,,Louis7^1eui];)bis;;..aiid ,Ncn'7  Orleans, 'y  '.'".; ''t'''AA?AA''A0i'ii'!'::'AA:A  7'No addifiehal ,'cli;irge;. is Aiiacle for It..,;  seiitih o'tir .i:e(;liniiisr:;cli:ii.i'iVc;ii'S   whiehA..1  ;ir'e' litted witli'-Iavatpiaes iind 'Smoking V  'i:p()ms.-;ittidyluiA'c a porter in atieiKhiiice. V  ;Z:i{atesAvia;the 1 LLfNOl'S, G^NTl^fAL 7  ur'c* the lowest/ atidywcy -will "Lip;/glad'������'IOZ  qiiotcy'vt.ii'C.iii;,;iii "yconnijctioj 1'' with!Zuny..';.  .transcoiitniontitl,.lineA- ���''"y-.y���V.VV :��� '>-AAy yy.,,���:,:.  y ���;' Bi-iH'! 1?Jitrxi nuLiAAGoni merci alyAgiiritA ^  AZ;y;77i42VTiiu'd-StiAPort]ahdAOrSgOii.!"  A A..! 7 C7LiNpsii:y,"l7]'Z*APAA.YAA'A; A'0.  ;;. AAA:; A" 1 -i_2:/J:ii'n-'ei ^S t. A: f 'or til aii dA'preo-o ii A ���  ������������������i'hl;S7-]:5;-.'J?-H6MeS0N^^^^  IV ColiniuiVI-ildo-.YfeeattleAV^tish: .: ... V'-��;A  SHORT LIKE  ���. BEryzmi&k  -Mai  ~^����J*rc*B��LrT^\  a^���  'Jw^li'-jcaB?  mm  "rt<%��  H  A  -4-  mmrn  ARE NOW SELLING  as  .NOTICE.  Sixty days after date I intend to  apply to tlie Chief Commissioner ' of  Lands and Works for permission to  purchase the following 'described land  in Kasl Kootenay, 1'Virt Steele District,  fin- pas.'ur.-i.l purposes. Ueginiiing at it.  post planted at I he southeast cornei' of  Lot Tllll.'!, ou the northern luiiiiidary of  l.ol II. 1 hence, north -ll chains lo the  norlli ,e;i.>l roi-iiei- of Lot TIIO.'I. thenee  e;i,-.l. (Ill eliiiins. llieiice south 1(1 chiiiiis  lilore or .li.'ss'l.ii I he uortl.iiMUi li.iundary  ol'.Liit l(i. theiice west ahine; the norfh-  eruy liuiiiKliii-y iif I ,ius Ii> .iin.) I-l lo place  of. In -yi un i ii ��� ���; ciinlii iniii':  IHO .-len-S more  -?-.  Dill'eil  at   Well  (, V.  I leeelllli.-r.   L'HII.  Mn  il'. day   Of  oil \V.   KliKNCll.  j.   li IGH WARDEN.  FIONKKH, I3ARBI5R  Kverytiling Strictly l^irst Class  ATt':r7 iiti'i/'.tti An- PrnSjH 'tor.  '���������."���.������'    ^SHARES i��H^ a.; ; ���;���������':,���<,'  �� -������"'������'��'. .������'..-''  Capital 1,000,000 Shares of Par Value of  $'1'0.() 'Each.' ;���  Cutis! .ruction win k is.licin.' rapidly carried , on iu a thorough and suh-  slii.nl,i;i,l manner and when I'liinplcl.cd it promises to be the most, up to date  power producer in (,'anaila.A Two miles of Hull I !.hrcr can he drained by their  Hume and it Subsidiary Company has been formed to operate -tli is part of the  work and it is esl imal.eil thai, siillii'ieiil,.yellow mefit'l will lic.pniciirc.il from the  dry I m.u.I of llie river to'more than pay for the cost of the 1'owor I'luut, 1. .��� i.'-e  over.:       ; . "  - . ' ;    ., ,   ���  ';   ;      ^   ..   '   ��� . ������ j;  ������;���������   '.i;7  ^  There is also fornied ,-i. Siibsidiary Townsite. ('oinpany to look after their.  iut'Tesl.s in th is I'niiiii.'i'i ion aiid ou account of, tin; iuinii:g 'and other resources in  ils in u ued in Ie proximity' considerable activity is anticipated in .this Department  ; Your attention is ^called ,to the  "Pioneer Limited" trains of the "Milwaukee &, St Paul Rail way." "Tlie only  perfect trains in.the world.'? ������' ���     ..  "You will- Iind. it desirable to ride on'  thosse tritiiiswhen going to any point in  the Eastern  States ';orvCanad:i..-..They'--  connect' 'witli     all.     TraiiscontincntaL  Trains- and   all. '.I'icket'   Agents   sell '^  tiokets.' '    "' ..'  '*' .  ,. .,i -       ,, V ������  ' For f u rtber,,in formation, pamph lets, ;  etc, ask any Ticket Agent oiv-'.-.       '���.-,, ,:  R. L. FOjV'D,      -    fl. S,  ROWEy  A      Pass. Agent, General Agent,  '    SPOKANE. , POKTLAND  WANTED IMMEDIATELY AGENTS.  ; With  K'ivrr ful  bonus:  liio.li  iShitro of Stock'iviirc.liii.'sod iu llie  I-!ull  -;   I'ower :nid   Light. Coniimii.y is given iis.a  One share in the Mining Dept   and  One share in the Townsite Dept.  Buy now us the -price will 'undoubtedly advance as the \yorl  eonsti-'icl inn no,us completion.  To sell Fruit, .trees,- Raspberry,  Cooseberry and Currant, Bushes, <tc.  Good pity 'weekly: Ouflit free. There  is big money in thi.s work for trust-  .worthy men.    ". ' .       ,;  OVER' (iOO.ACR.flS. ���'  ���',  >\rc have, under cultivatipii,,over (100  acres of Nursery Stock including the  choicest and best varieties for Orchard  and Garde > planting. We will deliver .;  goods to-.oustoinoi;s in good condition,  freight paid,. Our agents have every  advantage that this line of business.can  offer iliem.     Apply now for terms.     ;. '���  .  l'l':i..l:L\M   NURSKli'Y 'COMPANY,  ':'  ''. ' ��� Toronto,(Ontario.  ���. -    ��� , " .  N.B.���-Will .make  iirraiigeiVients  for  local agency or for the handling  of exclusive territories.'    ��� P.N.Co.  WANTF.:-��� ��� Sr'.VF.i; -, I. IXIili TI.M-  ou.-, pcr.-oiis in each lui i- i. iiiui lor.  lioii.-,e|eslalilisheii elev'ei. ;,i:.e in.., \\ lb  a l.-irgc ca |,il:: I. I ii rail upon luei ei, ji.nl s  itlid ageuls for suceessl'iii .���iuil'pii lilalie  line.' I'(.'.I'liianent eng.'igcu.i-ii' ���'*' ce -  Iy cash s.-ila.r.v ol'YJ-l am! nil ti li g  expe.nsi's ' a ml lintci. bills a..'.,,,.. .. ti in  cash each week F..Nporience m.l .essential. Mention relerciiei-.--a.ii/l , eindoso  self-iiddressed envelope. TNI'; NATIONAL, 332 Dearborn St., CbicuHO.  ������.*-V-.--'-  '������. --���'sir j'  THE PROSPECTOR,  PORT STEELE, B. C,  DECEMBER 17. lfinj  I  ^Jje $fvo&peci0v.  SATURDAY-,  DEC. 17, 15)04  Samples   of Fine   Grain   For  the  Improvement of Seed.  By instruction of the Hon.  Minister of Agriculture another  distribution will be made this  season of'samples of the most  productive' sorbs of grain to  ��� Canadian farmers for the improvement' of seed. The stock  for distribution ts"Zjr'Th"e very  best and has been secured mainly  from the excellent crops recently had at tho branch Experimental Farm at 1 ndian' Head in  the Northwest Territories. Tho  disfributioiMhis spring will consist, of. samples of oats, spring  wheat, "barley, Indian corn aud  potatoes.' The quantity of oats  to be sent this year will be -1 lbs.  and of wheat or barley f> lbs.,  sufficient in each case to sow one  twentieth of tin acre. The  samples of Indian 'corn and  potatoes will weigh i> lbs. as  ' heretofore. A quantity oi' each  of the following varieties has  been secured for this distribution:��� "     * ���  Oats.���Banner, Wide-A wake,  Improved    Ligorvo,   Waverley.  Goldfinder.      Abundance    * and  1 Thousand Dollar.  Wheat.���Preston. Rod P.ife,  Percy, Stanley, Huron, Laurel  aud White Pile.  Baulky.���Sh'-ruiretl.-Meiisury  Odessa,' Mansfield.' Claude   and  Royal.     Tico-roiLwtl.��� Sidney,. Invincible, Stftndwel'l and Canadian  , Thorpe.  Potatoes.��� Carman   No.    1,  Early-White   Prize,    Canadian  Beauty,   Uncle   Sain,   American  ' Wonder, Roveo, Early Andes and  Late Puritan.   ,  Every farmer'-may apply, but  only one sample can bo sent to  each applicant, hcnce'if an indi-'  vidutil receives a sample of oats  ho cannot also receive one of  .wheat, barley or potatoes, and  applications for more than one  sample for "one household cannot  be entertained.t These samples  will b,e sent free of charge  through ihe mail.    ��� '        H  Applications should be addressed to the ��� Director of  Experimental Farms. Ottawa,  and may be sent at any time before' the 1st of ' March, after  which the lists will be closed, so  that all the samples,, asked for  may be sent out in good time for  sowing. Parties writing should'  , mention the sort or variety they  would prefer, with a second sort  as an alternative.- and should tho  available stock of both .these  varieties ��� be exhausted, some  other good sort will be sent instead. Those applying for Indian corn or potatoes will please  bear in mind that the corn i.s not  available for distribution until  March or April and that potatoes  canuot be mailed from here until  danger   from   frost  in' transit is  over.'  \VM. SAUNDERS,  Director Experimental Farms  Ottawa, December 1st,, H)04.  ever put to soa.     The total cost  of construction was >'Sri.7."jO,fit)0.  Rule Britannia is going to put  her foot down good and hard.  She won't let the Black Sea fleet  through the Dardanelles unless  Russia says so.  William Mackenzie would offer  the remark that it isn't fhe water  of the- ��0,000.000 stock thai  makes Ihe car service so bad in  the spring.  Speculators say Laurier, B.C.,  will be the terminus of the  Grand Trunk Pacific railway.  But where is Laurier, B.C.?  That's what is puzzling more  than the Quakers.  ftftftft  Ift  ft  Headauarters   for   Mining   and   Commercial   Rffen  "*'i  The  ^^  fc, i    j*r ���any  m&s&f^'  ints  0KA.NI3UOOK  LICKNCK DISTI 'ACT  Tho half yearly mct-tintf of tho Hoard  of Liceiiriu Coiiunihnioni.'i'h. Crunbrook  License District, will bo' liuld at tlie  Court House Cruiibrook. on TIiui'Mlay  Deoomber l.itli. 190-1. ill ten o'clock in  the forenoon when the following uppli,-  ciitions will come before the Hourtl:���  .1. I-l. Scott transfer tn Central Hotel,  Wardner.* John Kyan.  .lames Brown. International 'Hotel.  Wardner.  A. A. Carrie transfer to Wardner  Hotel. Wardner.    Hubert Hohart.  Sidney Kcd(lin<r. Imperial llotel^l-'t.  Steele .function.-  H. Heineman transfer to Imperial  Hotel. Port Steele,    is'. Hanson.  H. S. Mather, Windso't;, Fort Steele.  ' li. A'. i'Vascr. Strathcona. Port Steele  S. Cadieux, Premier. Sheep Creek^  CHf-flF LIOENCR fN.SPKCTOtt.  -    NOTICE.  Sixty clays after date I ' intend lo  apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works I'or, permission to  purchase the following described hind  for pasttiral purposes. Bon'innin�� at a  stake planted 20 chains north of the  southeast corner of Lot 10, thence east  80, chains, thenco north 20 chains,  thonce west SO chains, thenee soiith 20  chains containing- 100 acres.  Dated at Wolf Creek the I Ith day of  November, 1904.    , ���      .  .J. 13. r-iUMPflRri'YS  47 .,   '        A��ent W. WlENCr-l  MINERAL ACT.  (M>it.M V.)  OBHTIKICATK  OF  lMPKOVEMKNTS.  Picked by Our Perambulator.  Pti'get Sound loggers are trying to furl her restrict the export  of sawlogs from British  Columbia.  Britain's up-to-date naval  policy is to have a greater -number of arbitrations than any two  -first cluss powers together.  Slug 13���1 see that they are  .going to found a home for aged  proofreaders.  Slug ,18���1 suppose they'll call  it the Home of Correction?���  Yonkers Statesman. ,,.  The Baltic fleet is one of the  largest iind  most   powerful   that  NOTICE. ' ��  "Mac".   "Violet  Fraction" and   ".lew  , Fraction'' .Mineral Claims.  Sltuiite in the Fort Steele Mining Division  of East ICootenay Distiict.  Where located:���On Sullivan Hill.' ��� ,  Take notice that I. Thos. 'I'. McVittie, F.Jt.C-  'Mo: I37H7I0. iiBOnt for C. W. Riirilsull, f.M.C.  No. U7.i07I, W. .1. Wliiiius. Fiee Miner's Cerlili  eate No. U75G70, intend, sixty (lays from the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining*; Recorder  for a Certilieate of Improvement*, for the purpose of obtaiuinj,' a Crown Grant ol the above  claims.  And fuilher take notice that action, undei  section 37. must he commenced before the isau-  auuC'Of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this aitli day of Nou'inlioi-, A.D. I!l*>l.  Ill THOS. T. HoVlTTIK  i C '  All    Modern     Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C.  Large    Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  &ftft  The Mining Center of South East Kootenay  NOTICE.  Talus notice that 1 intend to apply to  the Board of LiccWo Comniist,ioners  for Cranhrook District at the next regular meeting on December loth for a  renewal of tho License for the Windbor  Hotel at Fort Steele.  Dated this 15th day of November.  I!)04.  47 U.S. MAT1-1KI?  NOTICE.  Take notice that, f intend to apply to  the Board of Licence Commissioners  tor Cranhrook- District at their next  regular meet in;? on December loth, for  a transfer from myself to .Nils Hanson  of the licence for the Imperial Hotel.  Port Steele.  Dated this 2nd day ol November. A.  D.. 1004.  4(i I-l. KKINF.MAN.  MANA.C'-i:.    WANTICD       ,  1    '���,.,, . ' ���       i I v   n't-   ���''!���: ilc.nian    to  ��� .,   I, ;',-,.'.   i       ���       ,       ,iis  c .nni,-iy   ami  i.d |n A..������.������ t..��� i��� i��� 11<n��� \- im- wmII :i,nii f.'tvor-  iibly kn -.vii limn.' of -solid financia'  stiiiid n :��� ?20 il ��� .I1 i.ii*-li' ctisli salary  '.,.,,I ,. ������.... .sr. \> lid each \i"iid!iy by  check, tli reel from headquarters. ��� Ex-  licnse monov advanced. l-'osition permanent.    Address-Manager, 810  Como  Block, Chicago, Illinois.  NOTICE.  Take notice that 1 intend lo apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for a  twenty-one year timber leiiM! on the following  described hinds in North I'-last Kootenay:���  Cwmmtnciiifj at a post planted on the bank ol  the Kootenay River and on the Western boundary of l.otGHS about three iniles North of the  South limit of said l'.ot. said point being tbe  Northeast corner of Lot-InWi, thence north IHO  cliains., west, forty,cliains, north eighty chains,  west eighty chains, north one liiiiuOecl and  sixty eliains:. west eighty chains, north eighty  chains, west eighty chains, north eighty chains  west i-i^'hiy chains, north eighty chains west  eighty oha'ins. north oiKlilyi.-liains, west eighty  chains, north eifthiy chains, west eighty chains  north eighty eliiiins, west eighty chains, iiortli  eighty chains, west eighty chains, noi-lli eighly  chains, west eifjlity cliaiiis. north eighty cliains  west three hundred and twenty chains, thence  south one hundred nud sixty chains, eiis-t eighty,  chains, south eighty cliniim, ensl eighty cliains.  souih eighty chnins. east eighty chains, .south  eighty cliains. east eighty chains.' sunt li eighty  chains, east eighty chains, south eighty cliaiiis,  ��� ���iisi. eighty chnins. south--eighty, chains, east  eighty clinins. south eighty idniins. easi,eighty  chains, south eighty cliains. cast eighty chains,  south eighty chains, east eighly chattis, south  eighty cliains, east eiglily clinins, -ouili eighty  chains, east eighty chnins. snui.li vighty chains,  tlienee ensttwo hundred chains lo plnc'e of beginning. |  Dated September-JUIi. I'.MI.'  43 ���   CUCOKC1E CUHKJE. Locator  The Largest      .  Mineral Areas,  and the Most  Extensive  Coal Fields on the  American Continent  are Situated in  South East Kootenay  ' A'>7 v  o'^-Pr.  Agriculture  Grraxing and the  Lumber Industry  are Prominent  __   ' i , i"  Features of the  District.  The proposed Crow's Nest and Golden Railway will pass  through Fort Steele and Ta,p the Greatest Mineral Belt of the  District.  a ���  Choice Business and Residence lots for Sale  Apply to  R. L. T. Gaibraith,    Townsite Office  S General iVleArcHat-it AND  ��t        '. 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Ay.  lillt rtlvur r.b(.lt?b7" .'puriit e^:,' i^oKUln'r-' lii'pupl ifli,!?;  Kheiil.Ui'.st Kriiiiiy of each nibiitli^ ��� , V,'..  y Criiiilirooli 'l.oilKO.Ci-inihi'boU., .���'fpg'iila.r  ineot-  lta;s hb.kl on tin; lliinl..Tliui-sil:i.v ot (inch iiioiu.li  ,���.������": V,; ���',... VV .-'-.��� ���',.:���...; .1* llisi,oi'.'Soci'ct:n-y.  1��0y^0W:0&  _..���_,    �� ._-....__���_...,        .,.,..,. .... -r s   ���' ���-   . , A '*>'"- Z'Z- y !,y   y<y ���/"-  y. '7*V"*   * .'������'���]���*   -.-.���. * .*; - ,*...     ; V' ,*T-.  t-4,   '���-'>. .-������-'. t*. ':* . -,-   ,���.-������'*,'-; .���'*'.  L'.'J!'V-'-i, -'-,.',   ��� y^i^'V'. J-'-'  ;^rOGlce.ryAHo-Asadsf^ .-.-.���.-*��� ^  .-.- ���������������  AwantSAa'fcGti^  ���*A\:]Zl)by }&Ai OaAgg n e Aesast'Onva  vvisi iy.0 Avil rstdp'; atATotoh tbA'und,  otlidr/pointsAjMorp/rettlrning.: y  Ay A: 'Vl'reslV' arid vcotnpleteAl trie of  holiday^ti'iui.tsVarriviiigAtlaiiy at  ���i\:br'sliaw--s'A:.A    ;" ��! yZZ '��� ":��� ; s;:''A 'c- ''  A   |-Rocky Mountain Chapter- 2;  " ,"-'I <'Z;A>:A -'NO.-  125.   IZ- A Ail.;,.-' ���'���.������'��� ���';' Si  A";.5 '-���"' zyh--' ,,-*���    A-y :'-���������*���..' ���'.:���,',';���  .-,;',,,5   ,"-y/ :i,-VI''OR'l'.ST,EEI.K!B.,C. .   ;j  ���'���v"-B'       He^ntiiti; iticetin*;-sZ-2iKl Tuop-    5";  A A3 .day ! inv: each:   lnoritli-   at., ei��-ht   5��  .'.-;-^e .o'clock'. .;.;y:" 't'A'A, yy.' 7., A   ���- �� v ;��  *��� , AS.0"   Sojoui'ninfr. XJompniiions' ai'e   ���������  :�� v cordially invited.'--,' ,' ' s-  y ";'.;Saurs Hrs'r.Oi:'. Sct-ibe,;EA���' !A  tfpftffjtfffffpfpjifffpitji/ifiniiM^  Professiotial.  ���A"number of lrunte]7=i tool%7 ad-  'vah'tasre of Ihe.si.ig'htAsjiiow'fairof  .Saturday last, and were out.Sun-  davAafier deer. ���'   y     '7 '..'��� A-A A  '  -{Vis not-, a. bit ;too vearJy ..to  order your, ' Christmas V,goods.  Try Kershaw���he has a large  'assortuAe'nt to select irbmv-  ,,v .   ;;  ' Riglit.in iinefor holidtiyAgiv-  ���iug. weitave a large assbrtment  dfjAhinavgoods. -they.are certain-  ������lv beautiful:. "��� Carlin-.& D.hriciv!  ty A. HARVEY &   McCARTER. A A  BARRISTERS AND SOLlCITOFfS.  7"CRAXBROOK." '������'-���'- H.C:.-"-'A  * Gi W.f."CflRT-tRy B.G.L.   , A  Notary Public of ���]iri.t.ixlrA.(':"l'''l.��'-''p  y The'long continued' low;''.stage  of w-ateAvin 'the; ttootehay; river  is, ;caused 'by tbe��� 1 ight,rai n fal 1. of  I be.- past six'months.'. ' ;It isysaid  'to be ib\ver than i'br���many years  ���; The.'1 stores are'all-displayitig  fine-dines of Aholidaygoods and  .the. stocks - appeal- to be bigger  ���and finer than have ever bedn  shown in Steele.'.       v,  A  A . There.'isAsoine.talk of building  ha   bridge  across   llie    Koolenay  ;  i-v  ���;��� ^ river at   Ilonner's   Ferry.-,   The  Collection  o,| a.-.-onn- wtr.'iw   in. ,.( ^     : ��� ���   f   {]      bridge is  Auditing  and' kyoptng -o;:-n..mr:i v.'Hj'.' . '- ^l ���   / "." .   '��� . ���  with dispatch. . (.'o!-i,-*.--non(:'':;Y--i'ii<'i'-! ^���! 1.'"'"��� ,  '    ,      ''���'',  ..e.lZ"-    ;ZV   A   . ' ' yy   ,���   . ,  ��� -'j A.-A v ��� AA.  '���-AA A A  %;. W.fAca'RTHR: FortZi-AZ,. .l.i.�� ���; I A- 'U   vou   are . in . tlo.ibt   ol .wh:n  ,', .;   ���' ,4i        | vou   want   to  buy lor Uinslmas  ,7 7    7   "���     *y;    -.'-.-"��������� .-" '���;.; ;������ ":*"        jo-oZo 'i'lionlAausei-'s and look over  C. H.  DUNBAR A   j-i,,. hnlidny goods.    Ho Iras'whai  '"'ABA'RRr.sTKR. .SOLK.ylTOi:   ���    '-l-.vosi want.. ���:.'    ��� ["  ���   ,   and ,NOT.-\i:V   1 "< 'BLK.:.  '   * 0  ���.Cranbrook,' B.C.  !     P. 'Crego. of   Aurora, 111., was  l;i   'i/uest   id   ibe   St ratlicona this  rvZ-<'k'.     Mr.' (Ari-gn   is  iiiKirested  A in    tlie - (Kill     l.y#cr    Mining    &���  1 I'dWurCi).'       ' ';  THOMAS    Mc'V I.T'T f-E  R.jL.S-.' & -C..E.  ���"    ���  ��� |  ��� r|'!,i. .Ini'.al   !in-i-<- Iin ti t.   tlie man  Fort Steele   1A.AC | v.-iu.,   is   on 'the  I'n-M ::ii"i.day's in  -'..'    ..      ������' l i hi'. v"!i!'. knows tbe'value  of liis  . , '    I I rn'ic     na iiiti          lie   r;i n not    be  KllHT   STKKI.K   nKVia.Ol'.MBNT.SVM.K.'AIK I.TI- j   I.OI.H. I'M'     ' ,,/������'���  \. ' : fooI'M'L      . I liei-elore,  lln-   loroigil  A* ti I *.'ei-l isnr,    lo   get    llie   Lest   re-  ;.-,uli.s.   li-Min    Lis   ;i|i|U-ri|iri;ilion.'  N. A. WA'LLINGER, FORT STKKLl: ��� j sllOii Id   follow   111/:  wi.sdtilll     of llie,  A   ' .���"���������       '-. lofi) iii'Vi-i-liiiii! and plaee Lis ad  vert isiiiL' iii |i;i|ierS I bat   lead    jit'  Si Of"   lii'Ws.  ,,I3K I.oiuliailnill Struct. I.oncloii   l-'.ni;l;niil.  I'OS'l' OFFICK HOX .��.  J. G. CUMMINCiS  CIVIL  engineer'  \w-i.-iiMiiic-, i:iiinci>. spin 1-HII.-11:  j        T,,     )...;��� ,     :, I,'. I     .'.il,���!!     111.-     -'.;ill     llll'l      l-'.'llinVC  Provincial    Land   Surveyor U,-r.-- ,.,;.-,.,.i ���-,:--. o;,;i.z P,���-���i i,i,<i..-in-t.i.  I fie     il<,. 'I'll.-  ��� -\!,l>'.el    M-i'luilii'-'s"    'l'"l-   Sim]'  ���  FORT   STKKTJR,   \~\.  C. I ai.i..'ti r.���i.-t <-...,��� .-���.. .m--  'ft..*......��� .  .^*-A'Z':Z"Ay vz.VS)  t  Vi'   B. W. WERDEN.AProp. -  "^S^W^^^S^^  ��mmw  ���f.v-lti  ,5-  &  ^ ���'��� YA  ' ' f>*l'.  4-  X:v  Fort Steele,: B.C.,0  .-..,    .   :,,..,. .-    ���   ...       ..;>   -ZK''',V'-V'VA'''ZA'A^  '(�� I]rt stin ds'A::5in.n or J / ';"'1,!niS!-^iin!il|j]|ljjJ]j ��� A A^^^  ' K   A   ' ::  Mi::'i'  &'���  '  I  -^"z"!  . so t; i:  -a��  h  t'ri.'itiii ol' Ovsiei.'  '���;.:;������.-���-���"���'  V 'CoiisqiiiiritS.Royai: ��==  ���'r'' '���.'"-���'-'.'.:',���, -FISI'L .-;-;-".''   .-������"'VA ty A'AA'h  Roiled, i^iiiiuin' IIadd.ic.Bui.tof, Sauce.' .  ,.���.,., ,    A A ; A:.7,:z-v:BbiLED'y��� 0AAyt.-'i'it-'*'yhi':   . ..- ,^  &'.    ������':'     O.v Touij-iic. .11'oi'^'o'lJii.di.sli. ,   Shouldei-.Mn ttoirA Caper Sauce.-."'."] ..' ,W'  A.AAA   y ���;������-..-,��� -.,     yy.y A' -;-.-koa^t,;Z"y7"7."y7 Y'.z :.--.   \, .a  iirkc.v��� Stu-n'od-. Ci'antici'r.y Satic'c    ��� ' y;.-Si/riii"- Oliickou and.      '     *��� ���  A', '-'bressiiiy;.'-."';-.'.-L'c��- t'orl-c; Bt-pwn l/'inatoo;    ;��� :he*i V  ��� ''   ' '.V A.:A    ], ZMiitton. French. Peas. '.������''���'-,'��� Y-  ���   . A,:'      V :  -" v"  *#  A%  >'���:  ,^'  '#   '  w    -i  (*> . !  M ���  i*Z  v...  0     ������"  $0 '���  ���W .-.'���'��� ���'���  '���A:;;"   :"',.'- "'"���/   ;vA:'-7.; SARAD?' .���."���", A;:" :AA AAAjA'V'v';;  yy ,"   '.;-:��� y   Lobstei'-'Salad  yA'-. Ohickeii.Saliul;:','    ;:  AAA .AZA.AZ' .;:-;"'^:^-'.AliNTRRR^v,:;7-YZA vv;    -.' "-.*,:-;  ''' Ksi'isllbiiei'LOystei'ti   ;        I 'caeliVCobLler. Vitnilla' Sauce '���  ';AA. ,''   -AA ,Vl!UII:"i:ABLFSA-���-,-.      "y'.A'i.   '���������':  'MaKlted Potatoes.  ,'. '    ''S\vo.i.'t't'oi*'n', ; A   ISoileil'Rotatoes'  ('ream ol" Aspai-aifus ���-���'���       V   ���..'���������-'���'���.���'  yy -A ' A '. 'PASTRY ' Ay     ...:. '.   '' =A;"���  lOn.u-lii-h  Plum i-'uddiny vyith.  Hard .and   lit-audy Saiicii  '''f !i'i.*eii Api'ilo. lior Mince. Rhiiliiirlil' anil .Lomiom, .;'���  .-���'������      ':''.,;.     .,. ,(VeaiiV I 'io   V'    "'���'���>" 'A'   '.'  Raisins  Orang-es Nuts A'hnoiVds '  S  "eci       CoFFeie Cake  ' n  ���!������-  I  si  I  fy  A  ������ 'M  :   ":-. '   ������   ��� ' ''���;"���'���  Cheese vb  ��� .   , -. 'A'  ���t^yd40��ii��*:t^^ ' 't*,Atci?0 ^a^t*^:^^:^: .���;: V;  Fort  Steele  Gigar   Store  A   Pine  I .iin'.'. ol'  Cigars, Pipes:tnd Tobaccos  i  Iii I Hard  Room  WATOllKS     and    JK.WrtMt.V    .'  ENGRAVING .'iittl  HEPAIKING,  A7:7:\yhb;i;.KSALt;;mfe;A/AG.i^  TELEPHONE   i.Tv       A"       Importers ofVFO'REIGN  L.1QUORS.  CranbrpbkA   B.C  1   ZA WEA C A N INTER EST YOU IN       z " '  YOUR   WAfSlTS z'g,rQUiR-;vAjM)  W" l<:: have jtisl"' received the laityest  " ('.oiisiH-innent of Chi'jslnias it'oods  .e.vei.' lii'Oiiyht- inlo this (listI'iel..-and we  can suit, the. liiosl'I'astii I ions.' Out lines  ai'e eoui|iletc and is.'.w-it.hout" iloulil the  inhst seleet-,inI .Southeast Kootenay.  D .'itinc soon  A line line of   ,XSV1 AS, GOODS'   '��  PERIODICALS  Toys,   Books   and   Stai'iioiftery  ^  ��5^  ''. Wo litivo (!vr->i;yl.hi'iig,i'n M'i(.!'-\v:i.,v ol". ;        '  Dolls, Hooks, Toys,   Leather Goods,."  Dressing   Cases;   Pietures   and Toilet  'Articles.. ' ..'���..-. A . .  Everythins tlni.t you or'llie children may .want.  When in Town Call in and See Us.  C. E. REID & CO.,  The Druggists.  CRANBROOK,   B.C.  f  Port   Steele  TVieat  Market  T! ROBERTS. Proprietor.  Fresh and Salt Meats  Always On  Hand.  a

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