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 Library ol Leg Aei  5'       MINKHAL   I'KODUCTION  OK        P  KOKT STKELK MTNIXG 1)1 VISION  IN'   1S00     $2,746,869  A$_��^  ��%��i  5 mixi:kal ijhoi)uctio>; ok     ���?  6 316,407,645 5  ���^  Vol. 7  POUT STEELE, 13. C, Ss\TUWJAY, AUGUST. 17, 1901.  No  New Advertisements Today.  .lilies lluii'l   NoUc.:���\V. ]{. I tow.  .    "     <1  5-   MINERAL FLOAT     g'  TIio immediate construction of  the "north and south railway is  of special importance to ' this  district.  Claim owners are all busy  with assessment or development  'work and,, reports generally "are  very .satisfactory,.from all over  the district.  The free milling gold belt, on  Perry creek, continues,to attract  considerable attention,.    '  The North Star mine continues to send out 1,000 ions of  silver-lead ore,monthly.  From all present indications a  bright   future    lies   before,, the  Fort Steele district.  The construction of the Crow's  . Nest Southern railwaj' will commence September 20ih.    ' '  The magnitude and importance  of ' the wonderful mineral re-J  source's'of" the Fort Steele dis-,  trict is now being realized by  mining promoters and investors.  proportion of llie' gross output  of our silver-lead mines which is  absorbed in* the freight and  treatment charges on the ore.  The Dominion 0 Government  has decided* to exhibit the collection of Canadian minerals  which received 'so much favorable comment at Paris, and is  now attracting equal attention  at( Glasgow, 'in London next  year.  nririnnrjnriQi^jyniyiy^ivvyyruTJTsxfi  Late Telegraphic News ||  Spi-rlnl m Tin: I'ikim'ivkiii   .  TIGER GROUP.  'Perry , creek is showing up  some'big gold propositions.   '  As    development' progresses  more evident it bocomes that the  ore  bodies   in   the  Port   Steele  district go  down  and.  that  the  ' . values increase with depth.  -A beautiful specimen of quartz  speckled with gold has.'been received at Thk Pko.spectou  oftice'. it came from Perry creek.  m i    J i ��� ��  ' ". Considerable' outside:, capital  . has' already been employed in  connection with the mining industry of the 'Port -Steele dis-'  trict, but much more .is needed  for the more extensive develop-  ' nient of- its enormous mineral  resources.  The opinion'is general that it  will be well for the legislature  to avoid tinkering with' the mining laws] for the less frequently  they are altered the greater  security felt by those '.investing  capital in the industry.  During the past month'a large  number of mining experts' have  visited' this district.  A   recent strike  of  rich gold  quartz  is  reported   from   Perry  , creek.  Transportation with the  Windermere district has been  the serious obstacle to its development.  LI. is estimated that the St.  Eugene- mine alone produced  18,000,000 pounds in lead during  11)00.'  The current year bids fair to  see a still larger increase in the  production of silver lead in this  district.  The large iron deposits of the  ' Fort Steele   district   are being  thoroughly prospected.  Tins Puospectoii is doing-  excel lent work, in its endeavors  to give information relating to  mining in South East Kootenay.  The Fort Steele district is un  doubtedly a promising field for  mine investors.  The mineral outcroppings in  this district are numerous and  carry as a rule exceptionally  high values in gold, silver-lead  and copper.  The immediate construction of  the north and south railway is a  practical assurance that the  mines situated in the main range  of the Rocky Mountains will be  developed and placed on a  shipping basis.  It is impossible not to be painfull V struck  by  A, Large   Amount of Work Done.���  The Property Showing' Up Well.  '    On   the   divide - between    the  north   fork   of   Wild ' Horse and  Diorite, creek,   a    tributary   of  Sheep creel;, about 25 miles from  Fort   ..Steele, 'are   located   the  Tiger   group   of. claims...    The'  owners have been very busy and  have     accomplished     a.   large  amount of work which" is  showing up to good advantage.     The  mos,t of the work during the past  summer  has    been   devoted, to  tracing'the lead down the'moun-  tain, and running "a tunnel to tap  the vein at a depth"of ? 1200  feet.  Development   work .consists  of  several hundredfeet of  tunnels  and- shafts.     No. -A tunnel is in  yo ,feet witli  a   showing of one  foot of ore in the face.  No. 2 tunnel is in -45 feet showing the same width of ore as in.  No. 1, this is 153 feet below No.  ].' ,An' open cut. SO feet below  No. 2 shows the'ore body "to be  oL-the,saine-W:idth=as the upper  openings.'' -  No. 3. now in 20 feet/ lias one  foot of solid ore. ,    , ' , -  No. -1 tunnel is in 120, feet  showing an eight foot vein 'with  ore and ledge matter. At a point  in ;ibout liO l'ect in this tunnel a  winze has been sunk fifteen feet  showing two>foet of solid'ore  No. 5 tunnel is now in 30 1'cet,  running on the ledge, showing  two feet of ore. This tunnel has  a depth of 1200 feet from No. I  tunnel. ',=> *   ^  There are several hundred  tons of copper ore online several  dumps..;  A trail has been constructed  from the forks" of Wild Horse  creek to the summit, and a fail-  trail to the mine, this trail* will  be improved during the fall and  it is possible that a lrial shipment ore will be made.  OI'"K   KOJt  .MANILA.  San Francisco. Cal.,, Aug. 10���  The transport Meade sailed for  Manila today, having among her  passengers several hundred  army officers, school teachers  and other pei'so.ns destined'for  service in the Philippines. \  IN   PEACE. KOK   WAK.  Washington,' D. C, Aug. 10.���  The government  has  concluded  arrangements    practically,     for  the construction of monster  dry  docks at the Brooklyn navy yard  and also at Charleston, at a' cost  of a million dollars each.    These  docks    will     accommodate -the  biggest-ships  afloat,   and, when  completed   will   be  the,finestjn  the world.  CANADIAN   UAltVEST.  Montreal,   Aug. 10.���Harvesting has begun   in   the  Canadian-  west,   and,  the   indications' are  ,that the crop will justify the en-'  tliu'siasfic predictions  made  for  it, in most respects at least.   Reports of damage by'rust and heat  are,denied by those in a position  to know,, and the denials- appear  to    be    substantiated  ��by    the  threshing results  so far.    ft is  now    conceded   tlial   50,000,000  bushels  is  not. an   extravagant  estimate for'the Manitoba.wheat  crop,   exclusive'of  that' of  the  territories..   Every allowance be:  ing    made,  'there;   should    be  30,000,000.bushels'of wheat fort  export'. ���. -t     '  -        ' '      o '    ��  SHO.OTJ N( I ftTO CItNA MENT.  Ottawa. Out.'.   Aug.   15.��� The  first, annual   tournament of,the  Dominion    Trap   Shooting   and  'jGame   'protective    Association  Clark   had .expressed  a wish lo  go' over  Ihe   river ' to   see   the  operation,    of      iwo       mowing  machines in Mr. Ga-lbraith's hay  field: and he_-had .probably   left  home with that intention on   the  day of   his  disappearance."     He  was observed and spoken   to  on  the  high   bank  behind   the  Imperial hotel and near the lra.il or  steps leading down to the bridge  Proceeding to cross  the  bridge,  the day being very'hot,   he   was  probably  seized   with   a sudden  faintness or spa sin of the  heart,  and Jean ing over the railing lost  his balance and fell, striking one  of   the   piers,    and    being   thus  stunned, dropped into the'',river,  unable   lo  .struggle  or  call   for  help. ��� All the facts of the case.-'  as  carefully   searched  out,  and  the   condition 'of   the  body   as  above described, make iUill, but,  certain that this was the mode of  doa,th. 'At any rate it' is perfectly  clear that   the case w-asTToTono  of suicide.'    Mr. .Clark's whole  life,, and sentiments making such  an    act .especially - 'abhorrenl  to his nature.   Afler appropriate  services    on    Tuesday   'in   the  church,of St. ^J,ohn   the   Divine,  the  body   was   followed    to"   its  final     resting   ' place     in     the  cemetery,near town, by  a  large-  concourse   ,,of    our    son-owing  citizens, who thus testified  their  sympathy   with ', the    bereaved  relatives of the deceased.  the   enormous  Poorman'Groin). ,  The Poormau is  also  situated  on   the   divide    between    Wild  Horse and Diorito creek.     Considerable development work has  been done.    An incline shaft has  been run 15 I'eet in ore. the ledge  at 25 feet was seven feet between  walls.    The vein has been   prospected on the surface, and traced  over 700 feel, below the shaft  in  a northeasterly direction, at this  point an open cut was run fifteen  feet, and the ore chute was   two  feet. wide.    At a point  1000   feet  below   the   shaft   a   tunnel   has  been run which is now in -15 feet,  gaining a foot in depth  per   foot  run.     The  ore   is copper carrying  high   values, a recent assay  gave the following values:     Silver 11-1 ounces, copper 12-N.  There is about 150 tons of  ore  on the dump.  There is an abundance of  timber for all mining purposes  and water, within three fourths  of a mile from camp, sufficient  to run any amount of machinery.  The trails to the different openings are of easy grade and a man  can go to any of the openings on  horseback.  Good buildings have been  erected, and there is an excellent'camp. At present five  men are at work and it is  possible that work will be continued .all winter.  opened here today and .gives  promise of being' the' greatest  event . of its kind over'lipid'in  Canada. A large number oi'cthe  most prominent shots in the  Dominion are in attendance and  some excellent scores are ex-,  peeled.  DICKENS  TO   VISIT  AMERICA.  London, August 15.���Henry  Fielding Dickens, K. C. sixth  son of' the great novelist, is  about to pay his first visit to  America. Accompanied by his  daughters, Olive and Elaine, Mr.  Dickens sailed today on the  Tunisian for Quebec. "Mr.  Dickens, proposes to visit  Toronto, Chicago. St. Paul. New  York, Boston, Philadelphia and  other large cities of America. ,  KNOL1SII   ATHLETICS   SAIL.  London, Aug. 15.���The athletes of Oxford and Cambridge  who are to meet, the men of Vale  and Harvard in New York in  September sail from Liverpool  today. On their arrival at  Boslon they will immediately go  to Canada, to tn^ef I he men of  McGill and Toronto universities  BJOCiKAPIJ.Y. ,      . '  " Mr.., Clark was horn at Toxteth  Park, Liverpool, England/ in  the'year LS3S. His .education  was completed -at the ��� Diocesan  School, County Carlow. Ireland.  He then learned , the profession  of;aii'"engineer, , a(��� Liverpool,  which'he followed there for four  ���nnnwmnTmmmiTTmnmTmmmm*  | /// Tunnel and Scope f  <-iiliiHkiiUliUUUkiUUiiUUUUUkiHUUU<-  I'kitifV Qceen  ckou\  Hank Filer  and   Dan   Mini roe  have returned from Perry  creek  where they have  been  engaged  in  developing  the Perry Queen  group of claims.    This gioup of  claims  consisting  of  the Perry  Queen.    Roaring   King,    Sweet-  thing, Gold Cure, Call-back   and  Northern light is situated on the  divide between the head   waters  of Perry Creek. Goat River  and  Hell Roaring Creek.    The owners of this group have cut a trail  from   Sour   Dough "creek to the  mines  a, distance of  live miles'.  Development   work   consists  of  an  open "cut, 35 feet in "length,  with a twelve foot face.   A 'shaft  is  down   15   feet..   The  lead is  /rom ten I o forty feet   wide,   the  walls are slate and syenite. ��� The  ore is a quartz  carrying' copper  and gold. .Six ledges of different  Width   traverse   this   group   of'  claims.'   So far the  work  being  done' on  this  property  is most  satisfactory  and  Mr. Munroe is  'more than ever   impressed   with  the value of the claims.  PKUKV  UUEl'JIv. ���  The research in the P^vvv  creek district has not been very  thorough, what ,has been done  hits been effective'' during the  past year. There are'several  groups that have been thoroughly prospected, and f!ho result,is  1 hatithere are a number'of valuable gold '.properties in that'  vicinity.        ' ' '  WIU")   HORSE  UllEKIC.     ���  The placer ��� .output',of ygold  this season   will   exceed'' by far  quartz and iron, the quartz  carrying copper' and the iron  gold and silver. Assay 'returns  gave the following results: copper (J,��, ' silver 15 ounces and  gold $-1.  ri'PKK  ST.   MAKY'S. '  The'   mining    region   of   the  Upper   St.   .Mary's   must   in   a  short time become uno of  great  mining activity.  '  On   the north  fork, and other tributaries of the  St. Mary's there are deposits of  mineral     vast    in' extent,   this  mineral   is   said   to  be  of   low  grade and   can   only   be - made  available wheir a   railway  pene-'  Ira I cs  that  'section.'     Notwithstanding   this   there are a large  number of claims located and the  district    is     being    thoroughly. ���  prospected. ,��� >  , NEWS FROM ELKO.  the  outpiU   for  many   previous  years  and  a  half.     Coining   to |years. '   '  America   he   was   engaged   for  The Late Mr. Charles Clark.  On Monday   last   the  mystery  relating to tlie disappearance  of  Mr. Charles Clark was  in   some  degree solved by the   finding   of  the body in the river nearly  two  miles below town.  Coroner Watt  having been notified went  down  and made an examination of  the  body, concluding that it was  unnecessary   to   hold   an    inquest.  Decomposition     had     advanced  considerably,   and     if   was   not  easy, owing to this condition   of  the   body,   to   come   to   positive  conclusions as to the exact.cause  of death.     But an extensive discoloration   of   one   side   of   the  head, face and shoulder,   caused  more probably previous to death  lends great likelihood to a theory  now advanced as to the mode of  death.     It is  certain  that-Mr.  some  time  as engineer" at   the  Chicopee Mills. Mass.,   He came  with   his  wife  and���:so'u to Fort  Steele nearly twenty years ago.  receiving   the    appointment   of  Postmaster1 at   the  time  of the  encampment   'here    of     Major  Steele's   troop of   North   West  Mounted Police.     Shortly afterwards he was appointed Customs  Officer,   the' only  one , for many  years in South   Rast   Kootenay.  This position he held at the time  of his'death; and so much  to the  satisfaction   of  the  Department,  that only  a  few   weeks- ago he  was, without, any solicitation  on  his part, asked to take charge of  the  combined 'offices' of   Cran-  brook  and    L^ort    Steele.      lie,  however,   respectfully   declined  this   proposed   advance   in   the  service, preferring lo  remain at  Fort Steele���his   home  'for   so  many years.     He was married in  1872,   at   Ballynahinch.    County  Down. Ireland, to a sister of Mr.  R. L. T. Galbraith. by whom  he  had one son. Herbert, who   with  his   mother  survives   him.     No  man   in  the  district,  was    more  highly  or  more    generally   vc-  RSTICr.LA. ���     .  The Estella'mine. situated   on  Tracy creek, about, twelve miles  from   Fort  Steele,   promises- to  become avg'reat producer as soon  as transportation is afforded   for  the marketing of ore.  OL'l'ONT (?itbi;,p.  -It is reported  that the Dupont  will start up in the near future.  KNOB hill.  The owners  of  this property  have   discontinued    work   until  later in the fall..  watson. '    '���  Wut. 'Myers still continues to  work on the Watson. It is said  fhat'-the big lead contains a large  amount of galena ore.  IOWA.  Manager Howell' has a small  force at work running a tunnel  on the Iowa. The ore in the  tunnel is a galena.  CARBONATE   KINti.  The'owners of this property  have decided   to  stop   develop-  ?pecled than the deceased.  MOYIE N"EWS.  I'Yniii oui'Oun Coi'ic-pomk-iii  ST.   E UC EN E.  A small force is still engaged  at the mine. Nupormtond'ent  Bissell has gone to Rossland on  a visit. All sorts of rumors are  afloat i-e-ihc opening up of the  mine with a, full force, or a continued shut down.  I'EKIN.  A number or men are workinir  on the Pekin claim which is .situated on the Moyie river.       ,.  Last Sa.urday was pay dav at  the St.. Eugene mine.  ''.���')('  R. Johnson has gone to Kitchener to.do the- assessment work  ou a property in that Vicinity in  which he is interested.  ment work for the present  DO no   (IKOl'J'.  Consisting   of five claims, and  is situated about two miles from  thororksof Wild   Horse"  creek,  and   about   twelve   miles   from  Fort   Steele.      A    considerable  anion lid of development, work has  been done.     A shaft is   down   -15  feet oir the Dodo, and a tunnel is  in 10 feet.  On the Yukon a large  open   cut   has  been   run 35 feet,  with   a   face   of   sixteen     feet, j  Another open  en I   is  20 feet in  length with a seven foot face.  Improvements Now Going On at the ,  Palls City.,,  l-'mm Our Own Cun'rspomlcni. ���  ���The   steamer 'North'. Star  is��.  making regular tups .to  Crow's  Nest Landing.' Large quantities  of supplies are received  at  this  point.,, ' ���  ' ;  Messrs. Guthrie and  Folliett,  the Great Northern contractors; -  aiid  Mr.   Stark,   chief engineer,  left Here for the  south Tuesday  morning.        .  . '  P.   S.   Sinclair," in'charge of  '  the United States boundary coin-  missionarrived'in Elko on Monday "with a party of' nine.  ' They  left on Tuesday for the.bouudary '"  line.  Mr.    Hirtz s    new    store.-is ���  finished .and   he   has, put -in'a  large general stock of goods.'  A.   Taylor,' C.   P.  K.: district'  land agent,''went to the boundary   -  line  Monday.'to'look over   the^  new  townsite on  the Kootenay " ���  river, on the site of the old Hudson Bay, post.  rjMr. Grier is putting additions  to the hotel and post office store,  also building an office' for the  Kootenay' Valley Land Co.  The   License    Commissioners  held a meeting here on Saturday  last.,   A number of.licenses were    '  granted.  Rev. Mr. Fortune held service  here on Tuesday night.  Actual construction on the  Great Northern . north Qf the  boundary will not commence,  until about September 20th. No '  contracts at present having been  let.  Air. W. McGleary, M.P., is  visiting Elko, looking over South  East Kootenay possibilities.  , Parties from Fernie were enjoying the fishing in the vicinity  of Elko during the past week.  coming  Felix      Rock  and       George  CAUDINAI.        GIBBONS  IIOMIC.  London.    Aug.    17.���Cardinal  Gibbons of   Baltimore sails for  home today on the Etruria.    His  Eminence has been traveling  in  Europe during  the   past  three  months,   during  which   time he  has   journeyed   through   Italy,  France,   Switzerland   and  England,   after  having   visited   the  Vatican  where  he   had  several  conferences   with   the  Pope   on  important subjects, including the  question of the  religious  orders  in the Philippines.  CYCLIC  TOnt   TO 'fH-FFALO.  Now York-, Aug. 17.���The  Century Road Club association  today inaugurated a cycle tour  from New York city to  the Pan-  Phil I ipps have just completed a  o0 fool crosh drift, on the Dodo  Fraction, the ore in   this   tunnel  carries  fair   values   in gold and | American Exposition at Buffalo  silver,    no   wall   has   been   encountered.    Surface  indications  show the vein to be about (50 feet  in   width.     The  big vein which  runs  Yukon  through  the  carries ' a  Dodo    and  mixture    of  The first stage of the trip is by  boat to Albany, and the run from  Albany via Utica. Syracuse and  Rochester will occupy four days  the average daily ride being  about seventy-live miles. THE PROSPECTOR. FORT STEELE, li. C,  AUGUST  17,  1<J01.  KSTAKMSIIKU     lrt'-i  A.. 13. Grace,  PUBLISHER   AND    EDITOR.  THE PROSPECTOR, ix published  etery Saturday, and has a guaranteed  circulation larger than any other paper  In Hast Kootenay. It is all home [Minted  and contains double the nc��s of an)  other paper in the district.  As  an  advertising   inedii:<n  it   is mi  excelled.  Devoted to the upbuilding of Fori Steele, the  development of the vast mineral resources of  the East Kootenay mining district.  Subscriptions S3.00 per year  Advertising rates made known on application.  Contributions are solicited from all pans of the  district, but all mutter intended for publication  must have the writer's signature.  people will come in and the commercial and industrial town will  be convenient to the producing  mines.  Towns must stand on their  merits, in a new country one  town cannot claim superiority  over another without if has industrial enterprises or something of merit to entitle it<- to be  so regarded.  M��4tiK*uif#w^  Date  ��  He ad Quarters   for   Mining   and   Commercial  I&en  The  TUIC PAPPR Is kept on tile at the adver-  I niO "Hrtn tisingagencvof Ahixandor  ' ACo., Suite R. First National Hank ISulldiiur.  Spokane. Wash., where contracts can be made  for it.  Thic Ponan Is kept on tile at K. C.  I Nib rdper. uakk-S AdvcnlstiiK  Agency, 64 and Co Merchants Lxcluiuire, San  Francisco. California, where contr.ict^ for advertising can be made for it.  Thic Ponop Is kept on lileat the A. Mo-  I llld rdUCI Klm & Co. Newspaper Ad-  vetising Agency. Momri-u!, whi-re coatiacK  for advertising can be made for it.  This Pa *>er  store, Spokane, Wash.  Is on sale at    .1     W.  OTaham &    C'o's   hooli  ��he tyzo&pzctov.  SATURDAY, A'U'GL'ST 17,  11*01.  "No  Enemies  to 'Punish���No  Special Friends to Serve. "  >T  ^HE   mines in the immediate    vicinity    of , Fort  Steele are easily reached. There  is not a mine.within 25 miles of  town but that can be reached, in  less than a day.,   This, section is  an  ideal one   for   mining,   and  those * who    have    visited   the-  country   say   they   have   never  seen or been in a countrv so  ad-  vantageously situated for economical mining.  *   '*    *  A "commission on freight rates  now sitting in Rossi and., should  hold a sitting in this .district. A  mass  of evidence  which would  1   more    than     substantiate    the  , charges of discrimination, an  exceedingly high 'freight rule,  together with   matters of  much  , import'to this district, re-the  railway     situation,    would  k be  '���'" placed .before the commission.  .,       ���/.��� _ -it    *  ,   Prospectors should talco' careful notice of every iron cropping  1 vein  and deposit., ��� Many veins  , 'are capped with   iron,   which   is  simply the oxidized  product of  sulphide ores.   Ordinarily, when  the  iron sulphide  in its normal  condition contains gold, oxidized  outcrop  will    prospect   in   free  gold:      Silver   leads0 are   often  marked     by' a 0lino    of    iron  croppings, and  some  important  and valuable deposits of copper  ore have the iron gossan, though  .   there may be no signs of copper  appearing in the iron croppings.  ���that, metal having been   leached  out. ;  *        * X  The British navy have had but  little to,do in the present South  Africa mix-up, but if Prance and  Russia should combine, and declare war with England, they  will find that the navy, particularly the Mediterranean 'fleet.  will be strictly in it, and that  "Britannia still rules the waves"  The condition's for the profitable smelting of ores do not  exist in every mining region. In  building smelters there are many  things to be taken into consideration.  *    *    *  In  the   Fort   Steele  district,  coal and coke can be had in   any  quantity, the various   fluxes  are  easily obtained, which carry fair  values.      Silver-lead   ores,,   and  dry.ores are abundant.  All the.>=e  are within a radius of lifty miles  with a down grade to  points  on  the Kootenay river.  ,?     <���    i  There is more inquiry for mining    properly    in   South    East  Kootenay  just   at  present   than  ever   before.      We   can    safely  count, on increased prosperity as  soou as the north and south railway is. completed.  ,',',.'������;*.*    *  There is room enough in South  East Kootenay for several towns  the country can support a   large  population,   which    it   will    be  called   upon  to  do  in   the near  'future.      As  the  mines develop  A Friend In Need.  Chaplain 11. W. Jones. U.S.N,  incidentally relates a conversation    held   with   British   naval  officers, at Barbadoes last winter  The conversation turned  on   the  powers opposed   to  the  United  States   during "-the    war    with  Spain, and the British officer exclaimed:    ''Gentlemen, ' porh.it ps.  you knew that England was with  you.    but    you    have    no  idea  of what England   really   did  you.     I was on   leave 'when  Spanish-American war broke out  and together, with sevoral  other  officers was immediately ordered  back  to duty.     We had at two  points (j.\> of our ships waiting1 to  be'ordered in case of any   naval  demonstration       being       made  against the United States by the  other   powers.        If   any   such  demonstration had', been   made,  we would have headed them off.''  Hotel  the  All    Modern     Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C.  ���1  Large   Sample   Rooms    for   Commercial   Men.  The .fact that a second railway  now  entering  the   Fort   Steele  district  from  the  south,   is im-!  portant  testimony.  :o  the value  of the mines in this district.  ��  GARLIN  & DURICK  MERCHANTS  'GENERAL  AT, THE -.-WINDSOR  Table   Board ."at  the  Windsor  has been reduced to ��1 per day.  Fort  Steele,  Eest  .   Kootcnav  McBride Bro's.  Shell; weavyi Hardware-  T  N"  A'  MOORE'S  PERIQRline"  Sole Agents- for the  canton steel  COMPANY  ��>',  Single Meals 3fi cents  Chicken Dinner  Rvei-y Sunday  f)0 cents  This Steel is guaranteed to he equal to .le'ssop's or   Firths in all  4 Hard Rock Work.        ,   ���       , .'    -,    ��� '"'        .  Solio Aoicnts  Crow's Nest Goal ����" -,  Giant Powder company.  H  i<  G  R  A  N  T  ���j  E  W  ���'A  . - i  4  R  :e-  MRS. DILSE,  Windsor House Dining Rooms.  Stevens  Crack Shot Rifle.  Sole   Agents  Mining Supplies a Specialty.  Agents for the   MASSEY    HARRIS    CO., Limited.,  Farming   Implements.  S&Rj  Powder,   Fuse   and   Caps  Cutrtberlai-id   Coal  :  A new rifle. 20-inch barrel.  Weight 4 pounds. C. B. caps  and .22 short R.' F. Has an  AUTOMATIC SAFETY and  cannot be discharged accidentally.  Price Only $4.00  If these rifles are not carried in stock  by your dealer, send price and we will  s-eml ii to you expreas prepaid.  ��� Send stamp for catalog describing complete line and containing valuable in-  ! formation to shooters.  I   The J. Stevens Arms and Tool Co.  j P. 0. Bci-"'!"' CHICOPEE FAfLS, MASS.  CHAS.   P.   CAMPBELL  Undertaker  and  R mba liner  Graduate of Champion  ..College''Of, 'the'..; United  States,''' - ���  '.Upholstering  and 'General  Furniture Repairing.  All Work Guaranteed.  ..Telegraph- or . Mai I  Orders  ! Promptly Attended to.  ' P. O  Box 127.  Cranbrook, - B. C.  Port  Brewing  FORT STEELE/ B, C. ' '      '���       . .      , .  MANUFACTURERS     and     BREWERS    OF    RXTRA   FTNB  BEER    ^    PORTER  SO'LD   BY   THE   BARREL,    KEG   OR    BOTTLED'  Bottled beer for family use a specialty  OUTSIDF, ORDERS GIVEN STRICT g PROMPT ATTENTION  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED T^o-Ki'!  Mutz & Scott, Prop's.  Fort Steele  Meat Market  FRESH   and  SALT   MEATS  ON HAND.  ALWAYS  R. W. ROGERS, Proprietor.  Fresh Tlalihut.   Salmon, Salmon Trout, Bologna  Sausage,  Butler and'Eggs.    Fish and Game in Season.  Fort Steele  and  Kimberley.  | WANTED  I  for Fort Steele  and  vicinity   for  of hardy lines of Standard Fruit  fruits,    Ornamental   trees,-  'erms liberal.       Apply now  AGENT  the  sale  Stock,     Small  .shrubs, etc.  to.'        .     '-.���'.,   '"'..    ''���'-..��� "'.'���'.'  PELHAM NURSERY COMPANY,  Toronto. Ont.  JUST    RECEIVED  Assorted Car of Best Brands of Flour  and   Meals,  etc.  Flour, Patent Hungarian and Strong Baker.  Rolled Oats, Cracked Wheat, Wheat lefts,  Cornmeal, Buckwheat Flour, Split Peas,  Navy Beans,   Lima Beans, Pot Barley, etc.  Bran     Chops     Shorts     Oats     Hay.  Fleetwood Tea. a pure article imported direct from Ceylon  fry it once and you will use no other.  Fresh  Breakfast  Bacon,   Hams  and   Dry Salt Side Bacon,  Butter and Eggs.  POTATOES .and   CARROTS  FIREWOOD all lengths to,suit all stoves,   ;   ,. /   , /       .;  THE FORT STEELE  FLOUR and FEED STORE  E. C. MILLER, Proprietor '"POST. OFFICE BOX 836.  "���'t5?r��   All goods guaranteed and prices also as being correct..  Send in orders. ..- :v.  THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B. 0M 1U01..  ���T.V^"���'*"'"''n'''T^^ "' '��' in * 'ii i'ii; i ii i ' i i'i'ii. f.;m  c.s*irncr5fJUtfy3?e3aKr>E��&: t,".s^jjsvtxacwiiita.v�� ��-^�����i * ��nL*f^- -Yimvn ��f*ffff��;fif-^��yfw> y-grascy,? j i rfj * i r iTn-mmr 11  *^##^^^^^^S  .<SCi  ..���.:.^V' .���''������������������ '.....���..���  f ;��'���;::'-./:-',.������'-v  .ys^ioijjs.v  ���/:-;;:  ;F6W;.iSteele:,:';:B.'i:C!'::  ���:"�����.���'���<�����  "'"v i'it'?^:'''''.'^''^':?:';-^^'*'*'^^. v''!.'-^'. ':,-;:'''i * ���/-,.';��� ������ ���'''-''-"'������'":."���'V'7^',-''''���:���.���:���'���'/^  lti$fi^^  r'-ife.  %SI|ij^i^is^S^^ii#  ':*;v*;:!'  Vv-.-':�� ;������;  ��jjji.>����ra����i,>jj.^��wnfl|Br|yrf ���,���  ', 0 :.1M'.&i��1'i;.:::!i  S:  :-;fe���;  liliiiiSwiiSi^^  ���i&fiio'  .; *:a  -;;'��  ^��KS:;'^  ,~/=d .'.^J!^Hry  ^..JV^-pW.;'.  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Co. receli  tprctal notice, without, charge, i'u the  Scientific American,  A handsomely illustrnt.ed' Tvcck.lv. I.nrcest circulation of any scienliilc Journal. Terms. $3 n  year: four m.onlha, $1.  Sold by all newsdealers.  IWUNN & Go.36'Broadwav. New York  i  Branch Office, ��25 F Ht., Washington, r>. C.  HIGH WARDEN & SON.  pioneer;, barber; shof?  Ev<u-yl.Jiiii<;-''S^'iclly Eirsl. Class.  ��� AV;i'/ door /<} l//c Po'xpcctor.  ''      READ.  THE PROSPECTOR. j  Career   and   Character "   ._L  .���"'.,.'���..-, ���'.   '   of Abraham Lincoln.'  "A.n address by .Joseph X'.hoale.'.'A'ni-  l)assador to'C'lreat TSritain. on i,lie career  and (jliaracler of Abraham Lincoln-1-'  lUs.earl'.y iil'e--his early, struggles, wilb  the world-:���his character as developed  in.the. later years of his'life anddiis ad-  :imi].istratioii, which |d;icod his iii'iiiip so'  high.in thcjworlcPs. roll of Honor and  fame!, has been published by tJio Chi-,  cago, .Milwaukee & St. Paul Ivailway  and n.iay lie bad by sending six'(O) cents  in,postage to If. A. Miller, General i-'as-  scng-er Agent, 'Chicago'. 111.  .:;''-j��B��j��S&;S;feS&SSS��8S&S����8&SScS��S��S;��;��-;<j;V'  tJ/'"''.',.   ':--:.. ���'��� ������������.���"'.������.. ���������������<������< ������-,'..-:���     ������������������-:���..������������;������ -���������:.; . ".a>''''  .���:i|? r*uiS';.i:,.R.QS]:>i-;cTOR-cp^ii;KS.^ ''ntsTKicT,-..---'.';-..'-'*.,:  .;,'.��)-.   LARqKir'i;aAN,SOArKrI^U^JX{liS;ANU flA^'A'^'ifj;������';;  ���������Si/ '.'.llAj'P-I:' FnifKrcx cii;c(ji>ATioW: :;/���.; ���*:'���; '���.'.���J-.-'.^y' '.,'���  ���\ti   ;.,:   ������-���������'���.:.-'.''���   ''.''.'������.���        ' :';;. ���;���;���:.'���'���'   ,:.������';..    ���:!.;'.   ":\   ���-���.   '-!���' ������.���;.'  . i|i ��� ;'  ::'^S53���5:���S3.���23^3:���S'.5:^:���S!3s:���3^3'^:3!3:���5:���3.33'���3���!s:���5j3<^.���,''  /The-'iP^sifcpeak^pFAd's'-in^^ Pays';'From -The Grass-Rbbts;  ���'Aiid -iirever..::.Piii"oiies; ;6u'tr\ St^e -��� 0.ne -!-"���.���A-Thb ��� '-Result;' Will ;-Be'VTo-���:-.---".:: ���';.���  'Your 'InWest.'���'���':'': ���:;^r.^:''^-:;'.;.v;':1^::.= '���������-.:-^-;':; -iv'^-V".^'^������;.:;.':';^.;-  J0B ��� PRINTING OF ALL KINDS iNEATLY,'. A^D PROMPTLY  EXEC.UTKD;, .',���":.:'''''''' ''".../ ;.";'-: U^ .-' ,h^-.. :  .*"}��� , ',":".;;''';".   ' '^   ��� ��� ������  ���^ii.i.iiinsig&^mi^mlgMmznCT^T^m.s.irn.vjgir;: .u ��� ��.M����������w.miui -"��fiw  ��������� .WA.NTKD-TI.';,USTAVOI.aM:i:V AllilN.  AND WOMKN t,o travel and advertise  tor old -established',house of solid linan-  chil Standing. '.Salary #780'a .year ;i.nd.  expenses, all payalilc in'cash. ,'jVo canvassing rerpiirtid. (live references and  enclose'' self . addressed stain pod 'en-,  velope. Address Manager. ;-!:i;"i ('axlon  iildg.. ('lii(.rago.  ..". VV';���:', TO THE .DEAF,- :."���  : A rich lady cured of her Doaf-  iic;ss,and Noises in the', Head by  Dr.; Nicholson's Arlificiiil Rai.-  Drums,, gave,'^10,000 .lo. this ;Iir-  sti'tuf-.e, so thai;'.deaf people unable to procure the .Ear Drums  may have t.hbm free, Address  No. l-liViS, ^The: Nicholson In-  si:itu1;e, 760, Eig-htli Avenue,  Now York.' U. S. A.   "   '.'���..���....'  S9  ^ifSi^'fi'XS I  i?-frM'  %<f I  Fort   Steele   ���     '  BA KFlvY,.       ���!  11. A r. I ic . Proprietor.  IIIVKIISIDK   AVKNIMC  ..Opposite . Post   Ollioe.  CONTRAQTOFIS  All   Kinds   of   Brick -and   Stone   Work  BRICK and LIME  Por Sale. PLASTERING- Promptly Done  Agents    Wanted  CAVEATS, TRADE MARKS,  COPYRIGHTS AND DESI'GN'S. ��'  S��mk1 ,votirlmHiiic8fi(iir<-r!(. (<>.W��sIiiiiKt<��>. <  saves lime; costs loss, bctlur srrvi<<-.     X  My ofBce clono lo U,. S. P.itciit 015CC.    FltK" vi'-elliuin- <*  ary examinations madoi- Ati-y'fl fee not duo until jiat.ont / i  ' is anuured    PKRSOKAL AT'JENIION GIVEN���19 VHAKf  J ACTUAL EXPERIENCE Book "HowtooMaln Pnt<?n(*,"  Gompleto' Life  of ,Quc-en Victoria  '������5  ���H f - ���  llKST-llOpiv^  j;i-:st 'n-:i;,Ms  THIRTY-W13TH YEAR.  t etc., Bent frco:   Fatenta tirocurrd thiouph E. G. Signers  , receive  special . notice, .without  cliarfrft,   in   the 5  IINVENTIVE. 'AGE:  , illustratod. monthly ���Eleventh year���tcrrim, $l.a vcar. *  EH   ffi 5 h ft 5" R A 'Late of C.'A. Snow &" Co.'  ti   mmlM 918 F St., N. W-.i  . M. V����Mfi.i8WjWASHINGTON, D. C.  T?  j  .   Outlil   Al:ti 11���!I   (ill  Kcccipt ill   1.'. cents.  1 Address;' .  I   '��� '������'.'���  "' ..  j s. (.'. :MH.li-:l;' & co..  '' Portland, Ore. l.'.S.A.  ^d SCIENTIFIC  PRESS  ,24Pa^cs  :   Weekly  :  Illustrated. '  INDISPENSABLE f'  TOMBING MEN.;  ';,.' $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.     ,  SEND POK SAMrr.K COPY.  MINING ^s^ntific PRESS;  330 MARK.EX v%T., SAT. FRAHCISCO; CAt.   f  l Tl-JJiJ PKOSPEGTOK. KOIiT STICKLE, JB. C,  1901.   ��� " ���*  ^NNNSN^^HH^^  FORT  ��������  %  The Mining Center of the District of South East Kootenay  Tho Largest  Mineral Areas,  and the IVIost  * Do  Extensive  Goal Fields on the  r       ( * l '  American Continent  are Situated in  South East Kootenay  NiERiAl, MjA\P"  6  Agriculture  *                          a                                       f  G-raxing and the  ���.-".'I  Lumber Industry  are Prominent  '           i        *  Features of the  V  District.  \                                     1  The   Crawford   Bay   and   Fort   Steele   Railway   will   be   constructed   this   year.  The proposed Crow's Nest and Golden Railway, Recently Surveyed, will pass through  v.  STEELE  And    Tap   the   Greatest   Mineral   Belt   of   the   District  Choice Business and Residence lots for Sale  if  ��� j  to  JL/e     JL  ��  9  Townsite Office.  i rl  ��  -_,_". ���*-.._"     _ '     /'  BBtfl THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, H. C, AUGUST 17,  1901.  ��Jt�� tyJCO&pZCtOX:.  SATURDAY, AUGUST 17. 1W1.  Are Found In the West. V.Z J  Running a newspaper"is just  like; running a hole], only  different. When a man goes  into a hotel and finds something  on I ho table which does not suit  hi in, ho does not get up and raise  hades with "the landlord and tell  'him lo slop his darned old hotel.  Well, hardly. He sets Hie dish'  ' 10 one side and wades into some  ' of the many dishes that do suit  him. Jt is different with some  newspaper readers. They find  an article that does not suit them  exactly and, without stopping to,  think that it may please  hundreds.of other readers, make  a grand stand play of their'  supreme assinity, and hasten to  stop'their paper. ��   .���  ,  All He Has to Do.  The editor of a country newspaper has' no business to make  mistakes; -f has ���_nonbusiness to  oven get'anything^in' his paper  that people do not like. He  ought to know just what would  suit each individual,"or he ought  -lb take 'each1 item, before it is  published ' and let the ��� person  whom it concerns censor it. An  editor has plenty of time to do  all this, and all he has to do, is  to hunt news and clean ' rollers,  set type, clean the lloor, pen  short items, hustle for advertising, fold papers 'and write  wrappers,, talk to, visitors and  distribute type, road proof and  correct mistakes, dodgo.tho.biHs  and dun delinquents, and take  cussing, and'loll the subscribers  that he needs money..  Fort Steele  Diamond Jubilee  Hospital  MISS FOLSON.  MA r/ION.  CiiKlualcof St. Lukes IIo-.iilt.ilI.  Viiiii'ouvcr II. f*.  This Institution hits Ixjcm recently  enlarged l).V a new \viii�� which i.s now  open for reception ol |i:ttii'iit��. Kor  tci'in* apply to  Miss 1'olbo.m,'  Matron.  .1. I1'. Smith.  Fort St ode.  Sec.  IJ.C.  NOTICE.  Si My (lavs iiln-r limit I iiilcinl K> .ipply lo  t!i�� Chief Omiinl'.MoiH'i- of l.,nids mid Woilis  for iiorinlssion lo cm suirt cni-y siwuy Unilior  from llic following iIomvIImmI liuids. cuiiiiiifiic-  Iwr al a |>u-.l alioul ilirru rli:iiiis uasl ol I lie  (Joldcn road. liuUvocn the :illli and :15th mile  posts niniiiiiK ciisl JO t'hiiiiis, thence south W)  din Ins. thenc. west Wlcliu Ins. thence unrtli HO  chains, iliene�� east, in eliiiins to place ol eoni-  ineiiceinrnt. CoiiliiiuInujIHl acres more or  less. ,  Uiited this rtth day of June, ilml.  :ii W. ,\. GIIISIIOLM.  ASSAYING  F. Nicholson.  PlO'l'HKHOUOL'CH. H. <'.  (Licensed by I'lovlneial CJuveriuneiil.)  Cold and Mlver -.. W.(K)  Silver iind lead'....'   -2M)  Cold, silver mid Copper .'1.0(1  Cold, silver. Jciid ;tnd copper..   1.0(1  Sample   led,  witli ' (";ir]in'& Dnrielc  will receive prompt attention.  TO  60  $76a.0O  BUFFALO  DAY   LIMIT  AllSKUAI.   ACT.  (KOHM r.)  iMiiti'iKitjATi-: or i.mi>iiovi:mi;nts.  NOTICE.  AUG'URT <>, i'u.  RRPTRMBRR.:{  OCTOHEK  I,  17.  ���).  -VIA  CANADIAN  NOTICE.  Sixty days after date. 1 intend in' apply to  Hie Chief Commissioner of l.iimls and Works  for permission to cut and cniry uwny limber  from the following' desert Deri land til Soiuh-  Kusl Kootenay. L'ommeneiii(;at a post aliout  three chains east ofdlie Cold��� road and lje-  tween theH4 and il.'i mile post, thence east -111  chains, thence north 80 chains, thence west 8(1  chains, thence south 80 chiiinsp'tlienee east 10  elfulns lo'plaee of commencement, eoniiiiulni;  (140 acres more or less. "  ,, A. 13. CHACH.  :tl IJiiled tills Till day of .lime lillM.  New Publication.  'Phi; first, number of the Grand  Porks  News',   a   weekly ' news-  'paper published in Grand  Forks  lias lioon received.    Tt has a" neat  ^appearance, 'full' of good news.,,  It is a credit to the men who run  if.    E. D. Hall is-manager of the  paper.       '"   Has Arrived. '  '     The/Shamrock II, Sir Thomas  Upton's  second  challenger  for  * i i  America's cup, in tow of her consort, the big steam yacht Erin,  arrived off Sandy Hook lightship  shortly after,-11 o'clock on Sunday night and anchored for the  night just inside of the lightship  half au hour later.  Sir Thomas stated that Shamrock II, is five minutes faster  than the Shamrock I,'and that  Shamrock L is five to ten  minutes faster than when she  was'in American waters.  NOTICE.  f-  'Take notice siMv days after date 1 intend  to apply to the Chief Commissioner of .Lands  and Works for permission lo cut, anil carry  away limber from the following described land  In Soulli-Kast ICooienay. Co'inmcnuciiig^sti a  post plained about thiec chiiins east ol the  Colden road between Hie :i ' and :il mile post,  thence east -)0 chums, thence north sOehalns,  llience west POehanus, tlionce south SO chains,  thence east -10 chains to place of cointneiiecmcit  contninliif.' IMC acres more or loss." ,  JAMIflSCMCRKlt.  HI     ,        n:ited  this (itli day of June IBOI.  SELKIRK,    GEM   AND    GREAT    BEAR  MINERAL CLAIMS'  Situate in the Fori Steele Minim; Division  of South ICasl ICootenay District.  '    Where,located:  (in Huckleberry Mountain  south of the Norlli Star (,'ioup.  'Take notice Unit 1. Charles Ustmere. Free  Miner's Certificate No. --It KKWRV, A��enl ,for  Arlhur S. Cioodeve. Free Miner's Cerlillcnle  No. "II SnSSfl", intend sixty days from the date  lieieof, to apply to the Mining Kecordor for a  Ceitlllciite ol Improvements, for the purpose of  ohuilnlng a Crown tlr.int of the above claims.,  And further take notice that action, under  section HT, must be commenced before the issuance ol such Certificate of Improvements. -  ^ .  Dated Ihis imli day of Juno. A.D., I1WI.  ���JO- CUAItLKS   KSTMKIIK.  RAILWAY  , CHOICE OF ROUTES  All Rail, Lakes, Soo Line.  0  "Through Sleeping Car   Kootenay Landing to Toronto:  i i  One,Change to Buffalo.  Imperial    Limited  fliTTTnTTTTnTTTTTTTT!rtTT!!TTTTrTTn��TTTTTTTnTTTTnTTTTTTrTT?nTTrrTTTTTTniTtrTTT?TTmTtT?TnTTUTt^  CAPITAL WANTED.  To Develop  The Rich Mineral  Resources Of  South East Kootenay.  Partially Developed,  And Undeveloped Copper  And Silver-Lead  Properties  Are Offered For Sale On  -Liberal Working Bonds.  EOK    REPORTS,    AND    INFORMATION,; WRITE TO  CHARLES  ESTMERE.   ���  . Kim her Icy,   IJ.C.  AIlN'KltAL ACT, ISilli.  ��� (KOIIM  t\)  (''KIITIKIOATK Ol" I.MI'HOVKMKNTS.  NOTICE.  NOTICE.  Sixty days'allei date I intend to apply lo  the Chief Commissioner oi Lands and works  for' permission to cut and carry aw.iy umber  liomllic followlnir described laud in South-  Kast ICootenay. C'omirie'iiceinjiat a post alioul,  three chains east of the Golden road between  the :i:iand m mile post, thence.east 10 chains,  thence soutli SO chains, thence west (HI chains,  thence north 80 chains, thence rust -1(1 idmiiis to  place'of commencement eonliiinint; "10 acres  moie oi less. " ,  .1. A. llAKVIir.  i :n '' Dated ihis Tih diiypt June 1001.  Notice to Delinquent Co-owners.  Begina's Fair.  Rogina, Augast 13.���The agricultural association began its  exhibition here to-day under  favorable aspects of weather and  crowd. In addition to exhibits  and rucing, there are special  features for today and tomorrow  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR.  (r~~ :���  You Mivy Need  "Pa'm-Xinet  For  Cuts  Burns  Druices  Diarrhoea.  All Bowel  Complainta  11 is :i mil e, (-nfe mid quick remedy.  ���ihen-'H enlyone PAIN-KILLER.  I'EHKY  1)\VI3'.  Two ^i/ee, 2.*)C. and Cue.  NOTICE.  A special meeting of the License Comniis-  .sioners of Soulli ICast ICootinay will be lield.-it,  Mlko. August Kltli. 1001. to consider the  following applications:  .lules Jlurcl. a transfer from I'lnllipps to the  Kootenay Kiver near the rnternational  boundary line. '  i'^erdinaiid nennell foi a license Cron's Nesi  Hotel, at Crow's Nest, Landing.  Charles Kranseu. a license foi Hotel at a  (point, tlnce miles from mouth of K1U Kiver.  Phillip .1. f'oliill a license for Coliinihia  Hotel at F.lkn  Kit/.simons and Itu-kuarri. a license for Klk-  Iiorn Hotel at Crow's Nest Landing.  .Nppliciition of Andrew Uosen. .TalTray House,  ��� Jaffray.   .. ��� . .''-..��� ... ���  '/.   Application of C. H. Pollen; Kstella House,  Tracy Crock. I'  H..W. BARNES. , ''    -  1   Chief License Inspector.  Datedat Fernle July 10th 1901.  To Henry Hose and Waller Sully, or to any  person or persons to whciii lie or they may  have transferred his or their interests in Hie  Ashland mineral claim, siui.ite on the west  fork of the St. Mary's river, in the l''orl Steele  mining division of Kasi Kooien.iy and lecor.led  in the Kecord'er'.s ofllcc at Foil Steele.   '  You and each ot you arc hereby notified  that I have expended since November. 1S0(.  and to dale (six hundred and seventeen dollais)  in 'labor and improvements upon the above  mentioned mineral claim in order to hold said  mineral claim under the provisions of the  Mineral Act. And if within ninety days from  the date of this notice you, fail, or refuse to  contribute your portion of such expenditures  together with all costs of 'advertising, your interests in said claim will become the property  of the subscriber under section 4 orf an Act entitled "An Act to Amend the Mineral Act.  lSKXI."  .1. II WRIGHT.  Dated at Fort Steele this ISlh day of July.  1901. '     -!���-��  Silver   Qiil-cn   unci ITtirciile.s   Mineral  Claims.      it .  Situate in the Koit Steele  Mining  Division  of Uasl ICootenay District. * .   '  Whole located:���On the west side of Lower  Aloyie Lake. ���  .TAKK NOTJCK that J. iOdinund A. Kllon,  Free Miner's Certificate No. "II. ]<HW -ueting  for myself and as agent tor 10. Frith Cummins  Fiee Miner's Certificate So. "it. lOO-iT-. intend,  sixty davs I mm the date hereof, lo apply to the  Mining Kecoider for a Certificate of Improvements, lor tlie purpose ofrTohlniiifiig �� Crown  Giant of the above claims. ,     " '  And lurllier take notice th.it action, under  section 8", must be commenced before the issuance of sucirCertllicate of Improvements.  Dated Ihis fifteenth day of .luiy. A'. U., IWH.  ^ii- ' K. A. I'H/l'ON.  .Loaves KU'SttidcMuncUoii KAST  Luitvi-n Wi. Steuli-       '���    . WI2ST  t'. K. MANSI^IIOLI).  J. S. CARTER,  10.23  1:').:��)  Dis. Pass. Agt.  Nelson.  A��t. fort Sluele.  E. J. COYLE,'  ,A.G. P.A.  Vancouver  JUNKKAL AC'l  (FORM   l'\)  (llin'IKK'ATK OF  .MIMIOVKMKSTs  NOTICE.  C! resit  and   f^Nlicr  Division of  tribu-  Notice to Delinquent Co-owners.  To Gcoi-o-c b'isk, Jvobet-1  Roiil. Minor  Bain anil Peter li.ul.nor.-  Or to any person or persons to whom ho or  they may have transferred his or their interests in the "King Solomon" mineral eliiini.  situate at Lewis creek on Tracy Mountain in  Hie Foi t Steele milling division ol F.tisl Kootenay and recorded In the Recorder's ofllec at  Fori Steele, II. C.  Vou and each of you are lieiehy notilied that  1 have expended since August 1 Kit. HWJ, two  hundred dollars in labor and improvements  upon the above mentioned niincial claim under  the provisions of the .Mineral Act. And il within ninety days from ihe date of this notice you  fall, or refuse to contribute your portion ot  such expenditure together ��ith all costs of advertising, your interest, in said claim will become the property of the subscriber under  Section I or an Act entitled "An Act to Amend  the Mineral Act. 1900".  CHAKLKS HIKLlNliUKG.  Duied al Fort Steele this 1 (itli day of August.  1901. !W-ln  Dane., White  Stai  Mineral   Claims.  Situate in the Fort Steolo'Miiiin;  Hast ICootenay District.  ' Where located:���On Morris Creek,  lar.v of Lhe St. Mar.\ "s Kiver.,  .'Take notice that I John McLutchie, of Nelson  acting as agent lor Herbert L. Sawyer.i F.M.C.  II. .-iO.su, .lames l\ Sawyei. F.M.C. U. .lO.HrO,  Charles A. Sawver. F. M. C: IJ.SO.WIH. Adolphe  L.ipoime. F. M. C. \i nO.��U">. Georgina Lapointe  F. M. C. H.'sn.-joii and Fred Cogle Free, Miner's  f'erfillc.ue No. Ii..'i0.l.i!i intend sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder foi Certilieates of Improvements, for the  purpose ol obtaining Crown Grams of the  above claims.  And further lake notice  that action,  under,  section :17, must be commenced before the issuance of such Cei tilicate of Improvements.  Dated this lSUi day of June. A. D., 19(11.  :!9-    ' JOHN MeLATCllIK. P. L. S.  Your, attention is. called to the  ������Pioneer Limited'".trains odthc "Milwaukee & St Paul Hallway." "The only  perfeor trains- in the world."  Vou will find it desirable lo ride on  thohe trains when yoing- to any point in  the Easiern .Stales or ("lanada. Tliey  'connect with c all "Traiiseontiiiontal  Trains'1 and all Ticket. A^entS stell  tickets. ,. .  ,   For further infornuitioii. pamphlet*,  etc. asik any Ticket. Ayent or  H. 1;. KOItn.       ,   O. .l,'"l5DI)Y   , '  Pass. -Ajjenl. '    '   ' ("i'eneral A^cni.  SPOKANK    .    ��� PO'llTLAXn!  | The PROSPECTORS' EXCHANGE  8 NO.  4   K.-W..-C.   BLOCK,   NELSON, ' B, C.  <) (Jold.   Silver-Lead   and Copper Mines wanted at the 'HXCIIAXGK.  F FUI2K   MlLLIXf!    GOLD   properties   wanted   at once for Kusrerii  I    investors. .   , ' '  \ Ptirties  haviii" ;ininii'i<i'  property  lor sale  arc  ruqncniud   to"��oud  samjilcs of their ore to the K.N'CIIA X(! 10 for exhibition..  r      We desire to hear from'prospectors  who  have   proinibin^  mineral  claims in British Columbia. < '- - .      '.       Q  l-'i'osjjeetor.s   and   iiiitiin<f  men   are' requested   to   make   r.he   I2X-  CIIANCilO their heiidijuarters when in Nelson'.  '  , All .samples should be sent, by e.\']jress-, PI UNPAID.  (.'orrcspondunue solicited.    Address all comniiiliicatioiis loj   '  ANDREW F. ROSENBERGER,  Telephone >'o.  101.   .P.O. Ilov 700.  NLLSON, II. C.  *69S9e9tt9S9e9S9S9S969S969��9S9 69e9S9e9e969��96S��9eS6S?  M1NE11AL ACT.  (.FORM l\)    ,  f'i;ilTlKK;A'|-K OK  LMPIIOVKMKNTS.  NOTICE.  PUOVINC1AL   SUCKKTARY'S   OFFIOH.  HIS IIONOUII the  Lieuteiiant-Cloveriior in  Council  lys been  pleased  to  make   the  following appointmenl :-  ."/Hi .lull/. 1U01.  Wii.i.iam Houkiih'k lloss, or Fort Steele,  Ksiiuire. lo be a ' Slipendiarv llagisti.ite" and  to hold a Small Debts Court in unci for the Fori  Steele and Coat liner Mining Divisions: siuch  appointment to take effect on the 1st or  August. 11)01.  Kino-  Solomon,   Queen  of Sheba, liip;  ���    Rend   Boy   and   U oneyeomb  Mineral Claims.  Situate in the Fort Steele Mining Division of  (Oast lvoolenay District.  Where located:���Near the forks of Wild  Horse creek.  Take notice that I. Thomas T. MoVittlo, F.  M. C. No. U 411180. agent for C. M. Harker. Free  Miner's Certificate No. II iri-t.i intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Ccrlilicate of Improvements  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown f-irant. of  thu above claims.  And funnel take noliee that action, under  section H7, must be commenced before the.  issuance of such Certilicate of Improvements.,  Dated Ihis iOth day or July. A. D. l'.KII.  '   HO- THOMAS T. MeVIT'J'lK.  NOTICE.  Take notice that the li est allium I meeting of  Ihe shareholders of lhe IContenav Central Hail-  way Company will be held in the unices of  Harvey .1 MeCaitei Hamsters Fori Steele.  H. C. on Monday the,'Jiul day or (September A.  D., 1IKII at the hour of two (2) o'clock p.m. for  the purpose of choosing iliirectors and lor the  transaction of general business. '.'������"  Diited at  Fort Steele,  K. C. this ��)th day of  July, A. li, lOtll.  ,'-L. W- HATMOKK."  31-      '    '      , ���   i Secretary.  GflNN & GO.  General     Merchants  JPOLiT   ST13KLK,   li.  C.  Fruit  gonficctionkry  sta'jmoneuy  ClGAUS.  Post  Officio   Stork.  The Most Complete Health  Kesorl. on  thek Continent of North America'.  Situated midstSeenei v unrivalled for Grandeur  Halcyon    Hot    Springs  Homing tishingConi-ro rinm Hesident Phy-  .tKxeursions Ottllllttl lulll-s^i.n, ^ NH,.se  Halcyon Spring Arrow Lake. 1-5. C.  In telegraphic communication  with all parts of the world.  Two mails arrive and depart every day..  Terms, -SI 5  to  $18  per Meek, according  to residence in Hotel or Villas.  Its Uaths Cure all Nervous and Muscular  Diseases. Its Waters Ileal all Kidney. Liver  and Stomach Ailments.  KIMPTON   &   PITTS  .WINDERMERE $ DONALD  i     i it  General Merchants  iVUnino supplies a speciaito  Minors going northward via Ctmoe River, Route will find it a large ,  saving and'convenience to procui-e theii-jsupplies al Donald.  1 ' '      i  t <���<    i  C *  1 * Is,  '    '   SOLE AGENTS for     '   '-"  O i i _  ,  Canton  Steel Company  Windermere, Golden and Donald  Mining Divisions.  Agents at  Windermere for the California Giant Powder Co.  East Kootenay,  Bottling Co.  Aerated waters  Of all kinds.  Syrups, Champagnes, Ciders,  Ginger Ales, Etc.  Surtit  \vsitor   in  siphons,  economical way lo handle it.  The  most  GEARY  & DOYLE.  Liveru, Feed & Sale Stable.  I-'ort Steele  H.C '  Kefjular  Daily  Stayc- meets all  ���trains at Fort, Steele .function.  SADDLE & "PACK HORSES  IKAAIING OF ALL KINDS A -SPECIALTY.  ANDREW   NEIDIG  GONTRftGTOR    and    BUILDER  HOUSI'. AND SIO.V PAINTING  CALfiliMlNflNl! :uuUJAl'l':K 11ANCIING  FORT STEEL.E, B.  O.  2W    All   work  promptly done.  .1.  TAKXllAKSKI  Watcii.makku  AND  .jKWKI.KIt.  lOnyraviiijr.  Riverside A venue.  Fort Steele. B. C.  ^mmmmmmmmntmmnismmmmmmmnmTnmmife!  1 N. HANSON, |  General iVlefcHafit.  ' L^iqruor* Dealer.  AND  ��z Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber.       A large assort- ^S  g~ tnont of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always ^  S^' s on hand.. "ZS  �� DIMENSION-    LUMBIflR     A     SPECIALTY.   ��� 3  WflSfl.  BO.  riiuuiiiiiuiiiimtumiiumuiiaiiiuamiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuaiaiiiJK  The  Waldorf  FERHIE, B. C.     OLD TOWN  SPLENDID ACCOMMODATIONS  Sample Rooms for Commercial Men  No Traveller Should Pass the Door.  The trail runs within (en feet of the house. Good  Barn and plenty of hay and grain: If you patroni/.e the  Waldorf you .will never regret it. ,  H.   A.   KA.NOUS&,    -       -    F'ropfietar. THE PROSPECTOR,   PORT STEELE,  li. C..   AUOUST  17,  HlOl.  North Star Lodge  NO. 30.  '    A. P. AND A. M.      C. R. B. C.  FOItT STKKLE. H. C  Regular meetings���1st Tuesday in eacb  mouth at eight o'rloci:. , VMtlng Urcthcrn are  cordially invited.,  A. C. Nelson, Secretary.  @%e {frropecior.  dATUKDAr, AUGUST 17, ltHJI.  Rocky Mountain Chapter  NO.'125. R. A. M.  FORT STEELE, IJ. C.  Regular meetings���2nd Tuesday in  each month at eight o'clock.  Visiting1    Brethern   are   cordially  invited.  R. L. T. Galqraitii Scribe li.  vnnnnnnnTTTTTTYTTTnTmTTmmMnmw*  |  LOCAL NEWS! ��  ���:-iiuuuiiiiuiiiiiiaaiiuuiiJiiiUUiiUiiu-:-  During the coining month Port  Steele has a list of attractions  for its friends.'  A most beautiful climate.  A visit to the placer  fields  on  Wild Horse creek.  Good'hunting.  Splendid fishing.  Professiona I.  Geo. S. McCarter. J. A. Hsirvov  HARVEY & McCARTER  Barrister.*,   Solicitors,  Kotarien Public, > (  *' ��� ,, Conveyance��� etc.  FORT  STEELE, B. C.  c  , REVELSTOKE STATION and GOLDEN  COLLECTIONS '   PROMPTLY     MADE.  EAST   KOOTENAY'S  First Annual Mineral, Agricultural  and industrial ExniDiwon  Cranbrook, B.C., Sept. 25 to 27  1901  Three Days of Instruction  interest and "Enjoyment  An outing at Wasa.  A visit to Bull River or to (lie  Pish Lakes.  Dad Spragne was in   town   on  Monday.  .Mineral Exhibit, Bucking Contests, Agricultural  Exhibit, Horse Uaces.  Mrs, Francis, lholher of   Mrs. i  J.- "Walsh,   arrived ,iu   town   on'  Monday. ���   ������      '      ,  W. R. ROSS  Barrister  Solicitor  NOTARY   PUBLIC  o   CONVEYANCER.   .  . Fort  Steele,   B. <��� C  T.    EDE  LANDS arid MINES  '     NOTARY PUBLIC  COLLECTIONS given PROMPT ATTENTION  Fort Steele,     - B: C.  The art of advertising is making long ' and powerful strides,  and the man who fails to keep up  with it,���well) the she-riff "will  get him if he don't watch out".  �����  *&>  ��������  �����'  V  V  �������  Mr. and Mrs. C. Stevens of 4}f  Tracy creek visited Fort Steele -jjf  on Monday. ' , ��*i.  "      ~ '' !I*L  Work  has  commenced on ihe < "'"  N. Hanson of Wasa was in  town on Monday. Ho was on  business. and succeeded in  getting an order for a large  amount of lumber.  The best program oven seen in the country.' See posters  "and circulars for further parliculiir.s. Specially low return railway rates from all points. , , c  A. W. iVTVITTIE, Secretary.  TRY H. KERSHAW FOR    ~  Millinery and Ladles Underwear  Fresh   Fruits and  Stationery  Hooks and Vapor Baths  Candies and Nuts Tea, Coffee and Cocoa  Newly Laid Eggs >  Patent   Medicines and Fly Catchers  In fact when you are in need of anything first class'in  the above mentioned lines we invite you to call and inspect  our goods for yourselves.  HENRY KERSHAW.  G- e,n e r a 1     Merchant  Fort Steele. B. C.  r-.',-.-   - ,-    -      ". . . f ~^��� . . .' :  dfrfrilruiUirirLjuuxsinliijis&w^  The  Canadian Bank of Gommeroe  ��ft��   *i*   -flW   .4*   ���+���   ���+��   ���#���   ��A��   �����.   .f��   ���*���   ���Air   *A�� ^ *f|*   >|��   *���������   ��#*   *#*   ��|��   *4<   ���#���   ��(��   *())���   ��(J*   �����-   *i*  ���%��� ����V .*%. ��?�� ��*��- ��J�� ���*���:<*��� ���*������ ���%�� ������"*. ���#������� tf* 4��5* j* ����V ���***��� *���*��� ����������- *** �����;����� *���*��� ��gfc *�����*' ���I* *I* ���**��� *W?  Kootenay  Hotel * *  Boundary Line  Tobacco  Plains,  '        B.C.   "  'JULES HUREL. Proprietor.  COOL)     Al'COM.MO DAT I OX    I/O II    TUA VKLLIXC     .M MX  '���*  ���������  ���*���  ��������  ������'  ?��*  Fort Steele Dkvesf.opmknt Syndicate Ltd  ' ' c  138 Leadenball Street, London, England.   ,  '     a.  N. A. WALLINGER,        FORT STEELE.  POST OPPfCK IJOX 8.  ��A First Class Home  ��� �� '.   ,  Wild  Horse creek  bridge.      ^-'^f  Good Stable.   Ri^'s of all kinds/   Saddle and Pack Horses   TjT  Bale has charge of the w6rk. ?,r . %r  TfT7��TTf~T(TT|��-Tfr -f .��- -���� ������ ���������� -#��� * ��|- ������� �������� ���>.�� �����- -#�� ������ ��|�� ^��. .��. ��f. .����� .f.  .j.  X. A. "Wallinger returned from  Bull River where he lias been  engaged in prospecting for the  past month.  8-  9k  ���Hk  %  &  *  $ '  HEAD OFFICE--TORONTO.  l*uii] up ("uiiitiil'-toi.lKIO.OuO: Itcservo ITuni] *2.(K)0.f��00;.  '   A����rufjatc IJcj.ioun-1-, Ovor WiJi,(M)0,Orti).  London Ol'l'icc; HO l.omhiii'J Street, I'. C.  .New  VoiU. Office;  111 KxcIimiKC l��l:iee.  And iiS Iti'.'iiH'hos in 0;ui;i(l:i. tin' Uin'lcd .Stale.1-and I3i'iu'sli Ooliiiuliia.'  Cranbrook Branch. HUBERT HAINES, Manager.  Douglas Cdrs&n  \ (GM-'-MJ).)      *  OFFICE���Kiver.siilc Avonuc.  ft  Next Door 'to lileasdell's Dntcj Store.  T HO M A S'.Mc VIT T IE  R.U.S.  c6CE.  Port Steele B.C.'    ���  GRASSICK   ft  DEMPSEY.  CONTHAGTOnS  ���  AND  BUILDERS.  Port   Steele   B.C  Two things are certain, spasmodic newspaper advertising  doesn't pay. and experimenting  with"' all styles and" kinds of  newspaper advertising fails' lo  bring the best results.  Let others wrangle about what  constitutes good ' advertising,  while you make' 11101103- by advertising in  TllE  PKOSl'flUTOK.  Horace Haines, manager rof  the,Canadian Bank of Coinm'crce  was in town on Sunday last.     ���  A number of men from the  John, Bull group of mines ^vciv.  in.town on Wednesday.  The North Slar.niino has paid'  a total of ��l?ir>.O()0 in dividends.  J. A. Harvey, and A. B. Grace  engaged in an eight-mile walking match on Sunday last. They  returned from Elko on'a freight  train and walked into town.  , Rocky Mountain Chapter, R.  A.M. held their regula!r0monthly  convocation on Tuesday evening.  Aaiumber of visiting companions  were present. ���  N! A. Wallinger visited  Cranbrook on Monday.  Shaving $?.Hair Dressing Parloi  < Next to Oriental Hotel  FORT   STEELE, B. C.        .,  I  All kinds of hair work  ���  a specialty.  A.J GREZ,  Proprietor  L.. COHN  TAILOR  AND IMPORTER OP  FINE WOOLLENS  Rocky Mountain Avenue   ,  Fort Steele, B. G.  A garden party was ' held at  the residence of Mr. A. C. Nelson  on Sunday evening, when a very  quiet and enjoyable time was  spent.  Public Institution^ liavo found Pain-  KilJer vei\\ useful. Thurc io nothing"  equal to it in all cases ol bowel troubles  Avoid substitutes there is but one Pain-  ICiller. Perrv Davis'.    21c. and ."iOc.  , The St. Eugene has paid  dividends to lhe amount of  $105,000.   '    " . .'' ��� '���  E. Small and A. .Moilill of  Cranbrook'- wen.- in town on  Tuesday evening.  A.- G. Lucas, Toronto, -was al  the Imperial on Tuesday.  L. S. Sawyer of Spokane, a  mining export, is visiting mining properties on the St. Alary's  river.    ���  j.   McBrido  was ' in -town  on  Tuesday.  Dick Eraser is reported as  having a splendid time ;U Fish  Lakes.  MIN'KltAL ACT. I��l��.  (POH.M   I'.) <���  fi.irriKiiJATi: or jmi'koviJmi:n'i's  NOTICE.  "MIDAS"    MINbRAL   CLAIMS.  Siiuiiio in the Km 1 Si cell' Miniiiir Uivisiiin  ol KiM Knotiiuuy DisUirl. <���  Wliuri- lueiueii 1)11 lioulilci- C'roi'lc. :i i ��� ilm-  liiry ol W1I1I lloise Crcelt.     '''  TiiK-c'iioiiec ili:itd. William \l I{o^'��� Frcp  Miiii'i". Aacnt for IJ. 0. .Xiiiiruus Ficc Miner,  11. J. AU'ICeiiKic 'Vice ..Minor ami 11. II ISromio  Ji'ree Miner, iiitoml -.i\-ty ilajs' fiom thcilaic  liereol, to .ipplv to tin' Mining Uceoi'der lor a  Cui'lillCiitc ol Impriiveinents. lorollu; purpose  of obtaining :i Cio��n riraiii"'of tlio above,  tiliiim. ,  Anil further take notice; that 'action under  seetion ST. imi-.l lie cnininoiii'cil hofore Hie Issii-  uni'O of suUi Ccrlilicale of Iinpiuvemeiil-..  ,    Uaieil tins .">th day or August, liioi.  ���I"-'- ' \V. K. KOSS.  6 Kootenay Ialleys Co  LIMITED.  1 llCAD   OKPKJIiJ  -Jfi QUIOICN VlCJTOKIA S'l\,  London,  fix aland.   ' ���  IJitiTisii Columbia  Offtce  h'oi.'T SriiULio, n. c.;  C. "iM., Edwards,^  CiKN'L Manacrh.  Government Agent Armstrong  retui-ned from Cranbrook on  Wednesday.  Thomas Starbird  returned   to  Windermere on Thursday.  Newspaper editors are learning from experience the principal  of protection must be applied to  the profession.  John Sherwood came down  from Perry creek on Wednesday  Messrs Carter'and Armstrong  visited Wild ITorsc on Tuesday.  Several packing outfits left  Steele during the past week  with supplies for mines in this  vicinity.  . St. John's Church' of England.  Services will be hold in the  Church of St. John the Divine  ovary Sunday morning at 11 a.m.  1 'Holy Communion ��� the third  Sunday in each month at 'S and  II a. m. - .  1   Strangers are welcome.  PKHSBYTEUTAN CHURCH.  Christian service will be conducted in ' 'the Presbyterian  Church by the Pastor Row- D.  McK. Roid. B. A. every Sabbath  evening al7:o(). -Sunday School,  at 2 p.m.  ' All arc welcome to our services  30,000 Acres Farm Lands  . Tn-tlic far famed Kooti-jn.w Vallkv for Salic on easy  terms   "  of pay mem..    Pricks   &-.i\0- Picri'acrio' and   upwards.   *In  close  proximity, to the Crow's' Niort Raii^vav.     -- '  '    '��� ' ' <���  ' ��� -  Lots  in' the town of Elico are now on the market, prices ��50,  and upwards according to situation. ' t ' ' l  ��� ,' ." . . ' "' '-�����.���  ,-��� Elko boasts,-of the biggest water power in 'South 'East  Kootenay. and will be the junction of thcCrow's Nest Southern  Railway. , '    '     .    ' ,  . Correspondence Solicited.  Messrs. Theis. Ranks and  Thompson icturned to Steele  from Perry creek on Thursday. '  T. 6. Armstrong  Fort Steele, B. C,  MANUFACTURER   OF  Tinware, Galvanized Iron, Sheet  Iron,   Stove  Pipes a��nd  Copperware  BUILDINGS HEATED and VENTILATED  Plumbing,  Pipe   fitting and   all  kinds of sanitai-y work  flir TlQht���Hot Blast Stoves  Hydraulic   and   Air   Pipes   for  Mines  "'������  SPKCIAL attention paid   to  JOB  WORK.  The local lacro.-s.se players  were out practising on Wednesday evening.  Fort Steele Flour and Feed  Store can supply bran, 'shorts,  oats and all kinds of Hour and  meal, hay baled or loose.        ::  Colonel George Doherty , is  hard al "work developing his  property on Wild Horse crook.  Bob Dore came down from  Wild Horse Crook on Thursday.  His'nickel properly the Grace  Dore is looking well. '    -���  Mrs. Mannington. son and  daughter visited Cranbrook on  Friday.  E. J. Cann  visited  Cranbrook  on Thursday.  P. P'arnham and wife, F. Col-  lett and T. Starbird came down  from the Windermere country on  Tuesday.  Colonel   and   SU-h.   Henderson  were in Steele on Tuesday.  Harry White and wile ol Kim-  berley wore visiting Steele on  Tuesday.  Messrs. Collell. Slarbird and  Harvey visited Cranbrook on  Wednesday.  W. li. ,Ko.ss. K. M., rein rued  to Steele from Fornie on Tuesday. ;  .1. T. Laid law   wont  brook on J^riday.  o  Cran-  H.    C.    Killeen    returned  Nelson on Monday.  to  Mrs. Inglis, Winnipeg, during  the past week has been visiting  her sisters, Mrs. Nelson and  Miss Watson.  shootixc i-'oii Roi-: 'ritoi'iiv.  New Yorlr, Aug. 17. ��� In compliance wilh the order issued by  Assistant Adjutant General 01 in  lhe annual competition in skirmish tiring for Ihe trophy pros  ented by General Charles F.  Koe is being held today at Creed-  moor. The participants include  teams of sixteen men each from  all of the infantry regiments,'  cava! ix troops and artillery  squadrons of the New York state  ttiilitia. ������"".-'  In the Right, Direction.  -Thomas McNaught of Halcyon  Springs is organizing^ .'Journal-  Tsts Institute for Hritish Columbia. Jn acomnmnicafion to Tuio  Pk'O.spioctok'. Mr. McNaught  states that there is no institute  in B. G, the nearest being the  Western Canada, from Port:  Arthur lo Calgary. Information  is being obtained concerning  similar institutions, and as soon  as tins is received, and a favorable response is obtained from a  majority of IJ. C. journalists, a  meeting will be called the latter  part of September. (  Mr. McNaughl's efforts will be  appreciated by members of the  profession. No business is more  in need ol' an association than  the newspaper business.   ���  Now": Towns.  C- P. R. eng'ineers a.re reported to be layiiiji/oul a new town  at Tobacco Plains at the boundary line, at the point where the  Jennings 101 ko railway will  cross.  On the other side of the line a,  town has already been plotted,  N. C. AlcKinstry and others are  interested in the property.  .1. II. Parker came down from  the    Perry     creek     mines     on  Friday.  . ,: ��� '.; I ���%  Messrs. Warren, ������ Hughes  and|f  Ray  came  up   from.   Little Bull I*  " " '  . U  | Fort Steele Cigar Store If  Er Fort   Steele.   B.   C. 52  �� '     WHOLESALE & RETAIL DEALERS 3  tz. Hi Cigars, Cigarettes. Pipes and Tobacco. ^  ��~ Finest Variety of Pipes and Smokers OuI lit ^S  tZ. In the District, Tncluding'MecrscHanm, B. B. B. ^5  5~ Alpha., and Other Brands.                                    ' ^  ^ lin]>oriecl and Domcsl.ic Cig.Trs a(�� Lowosii Prices. ^  j�� 'Uillmrcl imd Pool Pai'lor and RoMdin<?         ' ^  t^ Room in Connection. i                                              * ^J  *��* C. P. li. Ticket and Telegraph OHice, and Canada ^  **r WorWm'm rl\^lt!])hoH(�� Otlice in Rloro.��      ���'    / ^  i Mansfield & Cotterell, i  ^ '                        ��� Proprietors.     k ^  ^iiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiUUiiiiiiiiiui��iiuiiiuaiiiuu^uiuuiiiiiiii_K  Monte- Carlo Restaurant.  THE MOST  UP-TO-DATE  PLACE IN FORT STEELE.  Everything Cooked  '"AS   vou   I.IKK   it."  VVM. ROBINSON,   Proprietor  The Steele House I  Fort Steele, B. C. ���   "|  CViUrnlly Situnted on  l\'ivcrsidc Avenue. %  Conducted on lTp-'l"o-Datc Methods. %  The Best I>;ir Jn Town.  ���\     13. Mcl��eisli  -..������,.���_  'PROPRilOTOR.'    ..-���  River on J^riday.  k��*&mv&m:&&#.w#&&&&.&*.&&**^^  ���1  *     1  ,  ��      1"  ��  .    ,i  *  '   '.:":.&  *���.     1  ���   ���   ?ft  %  ���, - ��� '    '  5S        ,,  '.'If  Sc  *  *; ;1.  '   III  ���������'��� '1  ���:���:.;

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