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Array HV  -5J  V- *  . | Devoted to t'he upbuilding*  * '                 *  % OF   FORT   STEELE.          ��  # ' *  # . .          St  id liideiji'mli'iil    in    l'ulil ie",.    i,  # *  VoV. G.  * �����  # *  #  *  *  THE PROSPECTOR CON-  TAINS ALL PUBLIC NOTICES AND GIVES THE  LATESTTELECRAPHIC  AND LOCAL NEWS.  *  #  *  ��  *  *  *  *  P ��  # .       *.  PORT  &TBBLB, B. C, SsYTURlDA.}:, 'DBCBMBBR l'Z, 1900.  No GO.  New Advertisements To-day.  Noil .Ins It   llnv  I Mill'  I  *.'���  Moyio City Minos.  ��� O. .J. Johnson hiir.ii small force  at work on lln* -Aurora mine,  which is siliiiiU'il on the- west  side of Luke .Moyie. and is supposed to be an extension of lln*  Si. Eugene vein. A funnel has  been driven ��>r* fc<*l, ill. 200 feel  a cross out ��� was. run showing  eight fee I of lOfuioontruliiig ore,  iiml lln; tunnel is still going in  following on llie vein.  SOCILTV   CIliL.  Chas Parrel I i.s si ill working a  .small force on Ihe Society  ("iirl,  the ore continues to improve,  'there is lots ol ore in tJiu  shaft.  bul    the   work   is��� delayed    by  water.  -   ' MOUNTAIN   <iO,\'l'.' '  Work on lln; Mountain Coat  claim, which is situated near  -Moyie, will be commenced at  once. '   The    owners   have   six  ���inches of galena to'Slarton.  , lion. Richard McBride. minister of mines, stepped oil all Moyie  on Saturday last."and was sriyeu  a, smoker at Hie Koolenay IFolel,  .under the auspices of the Moyie  Board ol Trade. ���  mat ion of the bruin and the,}  inu'sl be left, to themselves. Bul  lo tho man of ordinary common  sense, the existence of such  mines is a reasonably convincing  proof of the existence ol similar  bodies of ore which did not  happen to have the capital interested <in lliein which developed  the North Star, and happen lo  be in a more inaccessible pari of  the district thuu the St. Eugene.  ���Christmas Supple-mont 61 tin  I'. 0, Mining-Record.  WHERE ARE THEY?  , -      Incorporated.'  Windermere, "LVc. 12.��� Tlie  Silver Holt Mining Company.  Limited, ha? been incorporated  as a limited company, , with a  capital of 8100.Of)i), divided into  1,1)00,00(1 .shares at ton cents  each.' ' ,  The company own the following properties. ' "situated .on  'Spring creek,, in. the Windermere" "mining di'\ ision:. . Silver  Bell, Carbonate..'- Golden ' Rod  and Silver Bell, Fraction  "Will Tap Coal"and Oil Fields. *  Kali spell, Montana,'Dec. 12.-1-  It is Currently ''rcporled, and  with good grounds, that a new  line will be run from Kalispell  'north to Ihe'great fields of coal  and oil which aroVitualoiron the  north fork,of the Plat head river  near the British line. This road  >will go north from Kalispell,  following tho Stillwater river to  its source, and then swing west,  striking the-Tobacco river at or  near Mai'ston where," ilZwi 11 foi-.  lowi the river until within a few  mile*? of the British line.  w  Minos of South East Kootenay.  Two now industries of  British  Columbia   which 'have' entered  the largely productive'state1 this  season   are   East Koolenay  and  the  Boundary   districts.      Bast  1  Kootenay  has only  throe .producing mines,   the   North   Star,  the  St..    lOugene   and   Sullivan  group.      These   three mines are  producing mineral." lo a value of  *;!,000,000 a year;  Though'  they  have only begun to do  so   about  May of this year.   -They employ  between -100 and .">00 men, which  moans the addition of a self supporting    population     of     2,001)  directly'  dependent    till   mining  wages, enjoying an   average  income per head ol   between  $200  and !?:i()0.     These  throe  mines  spend  in   ihe   neighborhood   of  $500,000 a year in   tho province  in wages and   salaries.    Of the  balance a, considerable sum goes  to the railways  which   haul  the  ore,   a  considerable- sum  to the  smelters which treat it and   the  balance swell the coffers  of  the  mine  owners.      Here  is capital  rewarded,   business    .siiiiiuhited  and   population   increased   on  pretty    large   scale,  eli'ecl   ol   three   mines  Hie'productive sl.ige and all   hits  happened wilhhi the   last   seven  or eight moiilhs.     But, whin Sort  oi proportion is   maintained   between the mineral   resources  of  a district like Kast Koolenay and  tho actual refills so   far  obtained:" Practically none at all. It,is  very.easy for.those  who  cannot  see  beyond   their noses   to say  that,   so  far  as known, 'there is  nothing else  in' East  Kootenay  except  these  one or two mines'.  It is impossibio |.o argue with or  convince  such   people:.     They  suffer from a congenital malfor-  KIMBERLEY MINING NOTES.,  Ore   Trains   Every   Day.    Development of Properties.  North Star mine is making  regular .shipments' of 00 to 711  Ions daily. '   , <  "      SULLIVAN"   OKI-:.  Paul Hundley is hauling ore  its fast as lie can, bringing down  40 to H) tons' daily. Tho condition of the* road is bad caused  by the soft weather. inon0aro at  work' shovelling, snow on the  road.   ���.  CKIOCNHOUN   FRACTION.    ��  Dave Newell, iind'others are  hard iit work on tho Greenhorn  fraction. ;  The trains arrive every day  now, (3xcej)t Snuday: as it was  found impossible to handle the  ore trains by the tri-weekly  service. ', ,,  MIIKJKT it STONEWALL  JACKSON  The Mount Sicker and British  Golumbia.Development Co.. is al.  present running a tunnel on "the  Midget fraction, and-arc now al  most under the Stonewall .Jackson, they have good indications  of ore, and are working*a fissure  vein", ,and* are now in 110 foot.  Seven men are employed.       '   *  The Black Bear inline will  shortly re-commence work.    ���    '  II. O. Jennings moved Iho diamond drill Monday.and boring  was re-commenced Tuesday.  Judging from the smile,, on- Mr.  Jennings face, "Well yes! there  is ore.  The Kimberloy  Water  Works  v     -> *'  are going ahead rapidly. Iho  dam' is -now being constructed  and pipes will ,.be laid in tho  spring.      '���  A Big Mining' Deal.    -A Number of  East   Koolenay    Claims  Under Bond.  ���11 is reported that a big mining deal, invol*. ing the Iransler  of some dozen or more eliiiins, is  being consumalod in J-i'orl Steele  by the representative of an English syndicate. The particulars  ol this deal are noi obtainable  ill present.    ,  the six day race in New York".  In IH hours, Ihe lenders. Elkos  and McRacherii rode 100:-.! miles.  Waldoisoe wa- insulted by the  American General Chaffee, who  spoke his mind I reel v against  looting.  LATEST TELEGRAPHIC NEWS.  THE FLAG INSULTED.  11  t is the  enloring  , Mining-, Notes.  The three producing mines in  Easl Kootenay. are the St.  Eugene, North Star and Sullivan. Those three mines are  ptoducing mineral to a value of  !?;),()(10,000 a year. ' '   <-  ' The tonnage of coal conUiined  in Ihe'Crow's Nest Coal mines is  computed at 7."),000.000.000 tons.  South East ICootenay will be a  record breaker before the, close  of tin* year 1002.  According to the Pioneer Ilu*  Phoenix cam]) will bo shipping  1200 tons oI' ore a day after  "January.  Probably   two-thirds- of ihe  copper   now    produced in the  United Slates is refined by the  electrolytic method.  During November the Payne  mine shipped 107,". tons, Bast  Chance .'JT.4. Slooan Star 1-12,  IJuth 112, Sovereign 451, Trade  Dollar 02, American Boy (il,  Cube Lode l.">. ISnlerpriso 40,  Arlington ,M;"i, Hampton S and  Bosun 80.  George Dohorly is still sinking on the Doherty claim.  _Nel.se Robinson is working on  a galena property near Mans  crook.  As a fluxing ore for silver-lead  product*: tno ore obtained from  the Cornucopia is said to be c.\-  cedlont, besides carrying value's  ol SS to *10.  Work   still   continues   on   the  Fslella.     It, is reported that   improvement  in   llie  ore   body   i.s  plainly seen as development pro  ceeds.  Development work is proceeding rapidly on the Viking, ft is  said that a considerable, body of  ore has been encountered.  A number of claims situated  at the head of Wild Horse will  be developed in the early spring.  There is a- market in Canada  for (ead, and there should be one  for silver.  News Notes. .  The Sli'iilhco'nu Horse, are llie  only Canadian Iroops lo remain  in South Africa.    ,  The. Chicago British Columbia  Mining Company has tiled  articles of incorporation  Wu Ting Pang, Ihe Chinese  Minister u> Ihe Unit"d States,  spoil king before the- Society of  FClhical.Culture at Carnegie ,1 Jail  New York', on "Tho Teachings  ol Confucius.-' said that  christians do vol live up 1m tlio'r  religion.  'Fred Rice, _ Prank, l^ul lodge  and- Thomas Jones. Canadian  iugilivps from justice, will,appeal lo the supremo .court at  Washington, and lesl Ih'e extra-'  ditipn', treaty , between Great  Britain and Ihe Unile'd Sliitos.  ' Al Washington, on December  Illh. tho 100th anniversary o'f  the removal of the. capital Jrom  Philadelphia lo Washington oily  ujis celebrated'.-  England  will   not   yield,   but  i J'  wdl oppose the erection ol foili-  (icafions at llie entrance of Iho  Niearaguan canal.  It is said that Queen ^Vilhcini  nil.   will intervene  in   affairs  in  South , Africa,   and that she has.  conditional promises; of intervention Irom Russia and Prance.  Sir Thomas Lipton says that  in the' construction of tho cup  Delonder ho fears bul one man  ���'that nlagican 1-lerresholT". *" -  ' ThirUnilod Stales will send a  Jleet of five small gunboats i?o the  Philippines, to do coast patrol  duly.  In   secret  session,"the   Unilcd  Stales     senate     discussed    Jor  Russians   Tore    Down   the   British  Coloro nnfl Tnimppri Them  Under Foot.  Two Hangings. - Red   Hat  for  Mar-  tinelli. - Cascade Tunnel.���Annie  Laurie's Birthday.- Dinner  for ,Wu Ting- Fang.  There   Mny   Be Trouble  Ahead   for  Russia.  Shanghai,      Dec.  12.��� Pi eld  Marshal      Wiilderseo  recentlv  gave orders to hoist the" Russian  Hag at Ihe landing place nl Shan  K'wiiti in place of the Hags of the  powers, which had been   hitherto hoisted there, but the English  ollicers in that place, saying lhat  no orders had boon received from  their       commander,       General  Gazelee.   left  Ihe'  English   Hag  Hying and put.Sikh guards over  il     '   Moar.w.hile    iho    Russian  officers,    with   from   (10   lo    iViO  soldiers arrived and  presumptu-  on.-Jy palled the  Hag down  and  trampled  it   under foot.      The  English'oJlicer lhereon protested  and hoisted IhcHag again.    The  Russian troops were so much ex-  cited   that  they  almost  opened  fire    upon   Hie   English.      Tlie  Russiaii  Iroops   excused   themselves and   apologized;   but according tolhe opinion ol   naval  and military commanders a col-  lission   between    England   and  Russia is unavoidable.  RAVAGED BY A TYPHOON.  Iho       Uay-Panticefoto  hours  treaty.   ,  The Prince of Wales can always bo relied upon to say the  right thing iit tho right'moment.  His,,welcome to the Canadian  soldiers is an inslanco. *���  London. Doc. 10.���The Evening- Standard, which has special  sources of information, says this  o\'cning, that a groat' battle "between, the" British Jorces under  General Knox and the lloors  under General Dowel* is going  oft. ,  Tho rise in the price of fuel  on the Scottish railways during  the past InilJ year was no less  than 5S:ri per cent.  The (5real Northern Railway  Company is building at Superior  Wis., a steel grain elevator with  a, capacity of 2.oOO,<>f>0 bushels  The conl motors who are carrying on the now national harbor  works id Dover (England) re  cently accomplished a lino piece  of work in deep-sea laying. The  present Admiralty pier, which  is about 1,000 yards in length, is  being exl ended seaward, and  forlv   blocks,     each     weiirhina  Li  forly tons, were Iiiid in it   single  day'  The forts al, Dover (England)  have been recently rearmed wilh  quick-firing, long-range, ('-inch  wiie-wound guns. During the.  experiments, however, live ol  Ihoin were louuel lo in* deloeliw,  and wen1 iinuieilialely reiuoMHl  to Woolwich, and others mount  Groat M'fH"'V Im-J been  lined rogai hug the initun*  ed Ihe delects, Im i ^ supposed  1e> have exisie I in Ilu* broiVli.  These un\ .������!*!'. \."e ipmis haw  to be hiiuled 11 mil lln- l.'indiiig  ��� stage in tlie hfir.bor-1-o t.-lio su in -  mil, of 1.1 io cliffs. ������:'.'1 ol nl.. d isl a nee  of two. miles'. .   j  When-*   En'gln.nd      signs   . the  Two Thousand Five Hundred Drowned.���80 Vessels'-Wrecked.���British  ��� Gunboat-Founilered.      -       ��  e'U  maiul  Victoria, Dec/ 12.���Tho, Empress of India, which arrivcdMo-  day'afle'- a most stcwiny ]iassage  brought news of a greal Tyiihoon  which ravaged Hong Kong Nov.  10th, causing heavy,loss of life  and shipping.'  The British' gunboat Sandpiper  foundered some of her seamen  'lost their lives. An American  ship went ashore, and in all 77  launches wore wrecked, and  over 2,500 natives wore drowned.  A British warship anchored in  Kow llooii in a grievous plight.  �� The gunboats Wivorn. Firelly.  Tweed and Sandpiper dragged  their anchors and it looked as  though all must drift ashore.  The gunboat Sandpiper was in  the worst fix, as she was rapidly  tilling and could not float many  minutes The steamer Otter  came in sight and succeeded in  rescuoing'the crew, with one exception, before the gunboat  foundered.  Six Men to Rule Pekm.  Pekin. Doc. 11.��� The commanders in China, have appointed Captain Dodds, Ninth Infantry, TJ. S. A.: Captain Selwin,  Uritish Army: Captain Sheba,  Japanese Army: Captain Von  Braaen, Gorman Arniy and Captain Porigo. Italian Army, as a  provisional government for  Pekin. Colonel Von Gayl of the  Gorman army, was appointed  chairman of fho government. '  Li t-Iiing Chang complimenled  General Challee. upon his Iroops  particularly the cavalry. He  said. ���;! Ihink yon and your  cavalry could defeat mo and  mine." and then fried lo borrow  the Anioriean troops, Chaffee declined. '__  CROW'S NEST COAL MINES.  Wll.l.  COMMAND  TIIK  OIIBOON.  Washington. Dec. 1-1.���Capt.  F. W. Diokins has been ordered  to the command of Iho battle-  .ship Oregon, which sails from  San Prancisco. Ca,pt. .1. M.  Forsyth lakes command of (ho  Indiana. Capt. Wilde, whoso  lerm of sea, life has expired, is  relieved from the Oregon, and i.s  assigned to shore duty.  '��� ANNUO   I.AUKIIO'S   HIK'I'HDAY.  London, Dec. 15.���Annie  Laurie's grave in the glen of  (llenciiirn, live miles from Max-  welton, has lately boon given  a tombstone, on which is engraved the date of her birth on  December 1(5, K5R2. Hov name  has had' so much of romance  iriven it in song and story Ihal  many believe sweet Annie Laurie  herself 'was a figment of Iho  poet's imagination, but she was  the daughter of Sir Robert  Laurie and was born in Max-  welton House, which  stands  on  i i '  the "braes" immortalized in the  song. Her lover and tho author  of the original song was young  Douglas of Finland, but whether  he. as is"common wilh lovers of  poetic temperament, did noi  press his suit sufficiently, ' oi;  whether she wished a 'stabler  husband, she gave her hand lo a  piusaic country laird, her cousin  Mr. Alexander Perguson.  A   RED   HAT   FOit  MAKTINIOI.U.  <" Rome, Doc. 1-h���Tho Consistory is now in .session, and a  number of r,cd hats will probably be distributed. "One of  those; it is rumored, will be, bo-'  stowed upon Mgr: ' Martinelli,'  the Papal Delegate at Washington. His promotion will entail  his surrender of his present oflice.  Mgr. -Martinelli,. it i.s thought  hero, has fulfilled fhe delicate  duties of his ollice with singular  success.  M'riOVKI'N���si:u J VAN.  Cincinnati. O., Dec. If.'���Terry  McGovern and Dave'Sullivan  will fight here to-night, before  the Cincinnati Athletic Club.  The match is for 2."> rounds.  lhat has attended Ihe work. The  time to the Pacific coast has  been reduced several hours.  AS OTHERS SEE^US,  MINISTER OF MINES AT STEELE  The B.C. Record "Christmas Supplement" Has the Following- About  South Enst Kootenay.  Moyie possesses as its mainstay one of the grealesl silver  mines in North America,' and  one whose position as such is noi  likely to be eclipsed unless by  some one or other of the numerous promising prospects in the  same mineral belt.  Eernieisii thriving industrial  community "dependent em the  progress e>l the coal mines in tho  neighborhood. Il,ha.s been a  town   of  rapid  growth and will  The  In-  Fort Steele Board of Trade  form Him as to What is  .Wanted.  The public requirements of  South Easl Koolenay'were, the  subject of representations last  Sunday' to Hon Richard >Mc-  Dride, minister of mines, by s the  Fort Sieele Board of Trade.  During the evening lui .was en-'  tertained by an informal dinner  where he met and conversed  wilh a large number of citizens.  It was lei be regretted that his  programme was such that a very  hurried trip of a few hours was  all thiit he could '.spare of his  time, to Fort Sieele, pressure of  business was hurrying the   niinZ'  be  one of great prosperity and I isU.r t0 |he coast.  permanence as it is in tho center  of the world's greatest coal field.  Fort, Steele is the government lown of the Fort Steele  mining division of Soiith Fast  Kootenay, and is situated on tho  Kootenay, riyer at its junction  with Ihe St. Mary's river and  Wild Horse creek'on a plateau  SO feet above the river and commanding ;i grand view up and  down the Kootenay and St.  Mary's valleys. <  East Kootenay Stock.  < Vow's N(,",t Cenil       *  North SIiir '-.      ..     .'  Sulliv.in           _ Silver-lead Quotations.  Uiir Silver            c.Mcxii'iin dollars   7.5(i  !i.V  1-U  (i-l!  , ".05  APPROPRIATED ��16,000,000.  Volunteers   to'  Stay.  Loan.  -Will   Float   a  Some   Finuie>s That   Show   the   Immensity oi tho Minos.  The Crow's Nest Coid Company are p.i.viny ln.\<*s :it Ihe  rale of S;^i per acre on 10,21 lit  acres of coal land  They are working on a block  of Wi acres, which will yield  .1(),0(J().(K)ii Ions ol eoal. ill ::,(i(i(l  (ous per day Hie output will last  -10.years, or an average ol .1,00(1.,-  000 tons per year. ,��  It is osliinafod that the l(i.2o!i  acres, w-i I twill) seietui lie mining,  produce fio.OOO tons.per acre,   or  agreement'��� of '-tlie.'high'' jointly grand total of !U 8,810,000 tons,  commission, the powers will put! having a valuation of si,H;!7,(J20,  000, Jess cost of Mining and.in-  lead   in lerest of.capital invested.     .  the<screws on China.  The  Americans; sti  ,'     CI4IPKIN   TO   UH   HAiVCKD.  Danville. Va., Doc. ,1-i.���Vesper Griffin, sentenced to death  for murdering his sweetheart at  a lawn party several weeks ago,  will be hanged here today.  NEdltO   Hltl'TE   TO   IIAXfl.'  Accomae Court House, Va..  Dec. 14.���John Tlolden. colored,  who was convicted ol criminal  assault upon a Ml Ho white srirl.  will be hanged here today.  CAVK  OP Tlll'l wi.vns  Buffalo, -N. Y., Doc. l."i.���The  annual meeting of the Commissioners of tho State Reservation  at Niagara Falls was held today. Concessions were granted  to ihe Pan-American Exposition.  Tho' lease of tho Cave of the  Winds was not renewed, it being  thought that ,with the elevator  in place of the Middle Stairs,  persons could get near enough to  the entrance of Ihe cave* lo poor  into il.  inns won itio.MOViNo-nu: maim:  Havana. Deo. l."i. ��� Bids lor re  moving Ihe wreck" of ihe Maine  will be opened to-day. It is required thai tho wreck' and all  material used in its removal  must bo out ol the harbor by  Apiil I, lilOl. The spot when-  Iho gal la nl ship and her ill-l.i led  t-vev: wen I down will lie appropriately marked.  DINNKIt   WOK   ��T   TINC   l-'ANC  New York. Doc. ir<.--Tho  Lotos Club will give a dinner  lo-night loWu Ting Famr, tho  Chinese* Minister to this country.  (.'asijadk 'i:i;,\m-;i,.  .Seattle. Dec. 15.��� This is. tlie  date given for the running of  trams by tho Groat Northern  liailroad through the, Cascade  tunnel, which will save so much  time in getting ' through the  uioimlains. The officers are  elated  over   the   great ��� success  London, Doc. 11.���The house  ot'eommons voted'i'J0,b00_n0o to  carry 'on the war in South  Africa,        a a' .  '"'The '"volunteers', cannot be  spared, at present, and must  stay and fight in (he Transvaal. *  With increased expenditure it  is certain that a new loan must  bo Moated.  Lord Kitchener must be kept  supplied with mounted men.  1 Z\lr. McBride was much surprised iit the variety and rich-  ness'of specimens and samples  oj' ore lrom ' tho vicinity of  Steele. He will return to l(Fort  Steele during'ihe coming summer.       *' >  Messrs. Harvey, Smith, Ross.  Ilanington. Walt, and   Galbrailh  of   Fort  Steele,< Dr. Reddick of  Rossland and Engineer Govereau  of > Cranbrook.   addressed    the  Minister in relation to the wants  of the district.    Mr. McBride  in  reply,   said   that all representations from this district would receive    prompt   'attention,    and,  would be submitted to his colleagues  for   consideration.       Mr. ,  McHride visited Fernie on Monday, ii''  . ._,          License Meeting-.       .* '  '  Today tlie Roard of- License -  Commissioners of South Ea"st  Kootenay will meet in Moyie  to consider applications for retail liquor Iicens'c.%. There have  been some :>(5 'persons who have *  signified their desire lo secure a  retail liquor license., -   ���    "  c���  Railway Meeting.  A meeting of the citizens of  Fort, Sieele was held in the  Koolenay Club room, on Thursday evening, I'or the purpose of  promoting the railway interests  of this districl. Dr. Wall acted  iis chairman, L. W. Patmorc was  elected as permanent secretary.  The railway situation 'was discussed, and it* was decided to apply lor ii charter at the next  session of the Provincial legislature. A number of the most  prominent and influential citizens  of Steele, and a number lrom  other points in the Kootenay  valley, are on the list as promoters. A sufficient sum has  been subscribed to defray the  expenses of obtaining' the charter. The financing of the scheme  is in the hands of a committee,  and we have boon assured that  if the charter is granted, survey  work* will bo commenced at once  and the first section of iho proposed road completed this summer.  Full particulars relating to  1 his proposed road will appear  in the next issue   of   Tin:  Pkos-  I'KCTOR  Senel-Oir At Liverpool.  Montreal. Dc*c 12.���Tho Star's  London cable says: Tho Canadians got ii iiiagnilie-eiit senel-ofT  today ill Liverpool as ihey were  embarking on (he Lain* Chain-  plain. Thousands ol people  were' em ihe* landing stage and  cheered eonlinually. while- ihe  hand played "Soldiers e>| the  (^ueen" and ihe. "Maple Lea I. "  The ionl mayor, the bishop o|  Liverpool, and many distinguished visitors we're presenl. The  lord mayor delivered a stirrimr  speech and was followed by the  bishop. Colonel 'Otter; responded, amid rousing cheers, 'from  the do.ck. ft was a.titling close  to Liverpool's ���'magnificent 'demonstration.-  ��� Promising -"prospects" of gold  copper, and silver and lead are  being developed in this  district.  The Result.  Mi1. MeKane the Conservative  candidate labored under4a heavy  disadvantage in entering the  field so late, lie put up a good  fight, and has won many friends  throughout, Yale-Koolenay-Cari-  boo. Revelstoke, Trail, Kam-  loops and Fort Steoie were all in  the Conservative band wagon,  voting tfor "protection". * For  the next five years, unless sooner  discharged, we will sit contented  and pleased, watching' the Liberal procession decapitate itself.'  American Diplomatic Victory.  Berlin, Dec. 11.���It is now  dawning upon the German press  thai Mr. Hay the American secretary of State, hits secured an  out and out diplomatic^victory  in obliging the powers, Germany  included, to yield to his arguments in favor of more moderate  terms, in the preliminary joim  note to the Chinese peace plenipotentiaries. This clearly defined defeat is especially bitter  here because Emperor William  had set his heart on imposing  the most humiliating conditions  upon the Chinese and thus emphasizing Germany's power in  their eyes.  Another Cup Defender.  Boston. Dec. 10.���Thomas  Liiwson. will personally stand  the expense of building another  yacht lo compete for the honor  of defending the America's cup  against Sir Thoirtav Upton's  Shamrock II. The now yacht  will be designed by H. H Crown-  inshield, while Ceorge Law ley.  the, builder ol the Puritan and  Maylleiwer will construct the  new boat.     Nat Watson,   one   nf  the best skippers ol i  act, as sailing mastei  ils! will  Masonic-  The regular monthly meictiug  of Rocky Mountain Chapter. K.  A. M. was held on .Monday evening last. Our Cow.in leporter  ascertains that a leant was put  through,' After (lie meeting  was adjourned, a , banquet was  served .at .the Windsor Hotel;  covers being laid , for twenty-  four. Not being present, our  reporter is hot prepared to say  who made the speeches, or who  sang the songs. fa  THE- PkOSPECT0rtj'K0RT STEELE, li. C, DECEMBER 13. 1!,  00.  ��Jj�� $fVOStp&CtOV.  r.STAHLism:u   icn-,      ,,  A. B. 6race,  IM." If I. I.S HICK    AND   .KDlTOIt.  THE PROSPECTOR, is published  ���verj siimrdii}, and lias 11 suariiiiu-cd  olrculiiiicin larger ilum ;lny other papc-i  In Fast Kooicnoj. It is all home- I'l'inicd  ��� nd contains double the news nt :in>  other paper in the district.  As  an   iidvciti-liiK   medii:.n   it   is tin-  excelled.  Devoted io ilic upbuilding of Port ste-ul,-. llie-  Jevotopmutit of the vast inlne'ral rt-senin-cs e,f  ibe Kast Koolenay iiiliiiiiireli.sitIeL.  Subscriptions i'-'lK) pi i   \e-ai  Advertisini; ratejs niudr lenowli on applli-ailor.  Oontrlbution.s are solicited from all parts of tlie-  district, bul all matter Intended for public.itlon  ' must have the writer s (.l^-niilure.  *ftftftftftftftftftftftftftftft  ftftftftftftftftftftftft  ftft  ftft  ftft  ftft  ftft  *ft        ,  !i   ftft  ftft  ftft  ;ftft  �� <?  FIO  ftft  ftft  ftft  E  TUIQ PAPPR Klii.pt on llie su th.-.uh.-i-  lUlw �� ��' C���� llsliisr.i:.'. m-i of Aiasand.-l  *Co , Suite !���'.. |,'lrsi N.iiifiuiil IJ.ml: IJiillillnu.  SpokaiK*. W'.isli. wliei" i-i.nli-.iit-. e-nii b'- mud'-  for It.  Thi��i Panpr is ���"���"Pi "�� '"��' ���'�� ���'"- '"���  llllb    rd|ltJI     UAKII.S   Ad", (.tii-in;.'  AKency. IH and tVj Meicli.uiL-.   I.Mliant'i-  s,m  Fraiieiseei. Ctllfortil.i. uln-re I'ontr.n-t-.  for :td  vcrtlsinu' e.iu hi* niiidc for It  ftft  Sift  ftft  ftft  ft  ft  ft  Thic Ponop is hcinuii tile ut ilu- A .Mr-  llllb TdptJI ki.ii .\ c.i.'N. ��s|).i|���M ,\,i-  vetlsiin.' Ai,-, ni*v Montri-iil, uln-n- .-untr.ti-t*.  for iidv-.'i'iUinL' e-.en l��. mad, f'.i-ll '  Thi< P'l ter Is mi s.il- ai .1. ' W.  J. HIS I cl ><����l e.;i,iii.iiM \ iv.-, iinok  store, Spoil.im-   tVasli.'  @Dhe $Jx&8pzctov.  satukijav. ni-:Gr..MHi-;i; i:...i.*wi.  IP Fori Steele is to occupy the  2Ji'omiiient position to which  she is entitled lo by  natural   ad-  -vantages, every effort should be  made  to  secure  the opening of  ./.good roads and trails to' the sur-  '.rounding  mines.     There  are  a  ��� large number of  mines  situated  ���at the head of Wild IJorse creek.  , across the divide  from' Boulder  ��� creek,   also   tlie  Boulder   creek  ' mines, which should be. connect-  7ed by  a good wagon road with  /Steele.    Necessary public works  and other public  improvements.  ', in the interest of our'.minural re-  7 sources,  should  bo  constructed  -. -without delay.  The outlook for Ihe mining in-  ." 'dustry  in South East Kootenay,  and'particularly on the west side  ''  of the Kootenay river, is increas-  ���", ing   satisfactorily   and   a'large  ,, amount   of 'development    work  ,will  be performed   during   the  coining season.     The  future of  , Fori  Steele  depends on the immediate   development     of    our  �� mines.    , and   '  the      necessity  of     speedy >   construction     oi  roads   "and     trails '  to    mi ties  that are being developed, should  be placed before the government  at ils next session, by the people,  ol'this town.    A united stand by  the citi/.eus will   accomplish   the  object sought for.  ���X A        1. '  -The future of l-'ort   Sieele  depends entirely upon the develop  meut  ol   the  miucral region ad  jacent. to the town:  The Mining Center of the District of South East Kootenay  '    ' i , ��� a *' .  1 t ( '        i , ,  The proposed Crow's * Nest and Golden Railway, Recently Surveyed, will pass through  ���  "TEE  0.  And    Tap   the   Greatest   Mineral   Belt   of   the   District  Choice Business and, Residence lots for Sale  Apply to  XjjSalbraith,       Townsite Office.  |mmmmmmmmmmmmi'mmmmmm mmmmmniK i i  | N. HANSON,)  |= General Merchant AND =  ��=' Liquor Dealer. =  Fort Steele has an   advantage  1 which no other town in   the  district  possesses,   a   water   way.'  that in the near future as in   the  past will be of untold advantage:  *���*���>���  The future of Sieele depends  upon the enterprise and activity  of its citizens.  * *���   *  Fort Steele will in time become the commercial center and  the landing town in  South   East  Kootenay.  * *    it-  There  is   a, fuurket in Canada  for lead, and r.here should be one  for silver.  * -fr Ti  lt is the duty of the government to oror.^et the   lead   i ruins -  * ,  try of Brir...ih Columbia. I  +    -+    ���* I  The     mineral     resources     of  South Ea>t Kootenay are sure to j  command   attention    from     the i  financial world.  *    t    *  Fort Steele Conservatives  have no reason to be ashamed of  the result of the election in town  ��X     Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber,       A large assort-    =3  5��� mont of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always��� 3  5X " on hand. ^5  ,-<>  Headquarters  for   Mining   and   Commercial  Men  ��= , DIMENSION      LUMBER      A     SPECIALTY. =3  I      WftSa'- - - B-G.      1  lJ^jyvrnjxruvvifuvv^i^nJVTJVvtrinrLrLn.  I the B. C. ASSAY & CHEMICAL  ! *-   ^ m:   SUPPLY CO, Ltd.  ��� 733 PENDER STREET.  S' ft      Vancouver,    B.    C.      ^f  p, We are Manufacturers and direct Importers, and carry a  g large stock of Balances. Furnaces. F.ire Clay Goods, Scientific L!  5! nnd   Practical   Books,   Glassware,   Platinum   Goods.   Acids, [j  ?! Chemicals, and all other Assayers' and Miners' requirements. t��  g =  ft SOLE AGENTS for Morgan Crucible Company, Battersea, Beck  |! er's Sons' Balances. Braun's Gasoline Furnaces, Etc.  ?! Catalogue and full particulars on application.  i��iKhju Jxr��H>i>Lrij-i>i>ij:TT^  Hotel  NOTICE.  Notici. ii h.-n-l!$ L'iKii ih.il tliii n d.i.v-, .ift. r  due t inn;l!fl t�� .ipplv lo l!" Olnuf ComniN-  sldin-rof r..incl~ .tiid WorU-\ for a -i���-i lal llu-nc-  to cut timlior iif'<"i Hi' fnUovii'iir ill-,, illi.-ii  Crown lands ���Cormii'-nt int- .it ,l ftoini. mn -luilf  mile n.irth ot lIh; noith , ,im i ,m ii, i ,,f ih, l.i ml  In-Id uridur All !' I' ll'ic.iii - -,]�� 1 l.il llmli. r  lltexit-l sltu.it.; ll.-.ir SI uvsvllli- l..isl [vi>i>1,nnv  thi.-MCe north H>< h.ltns ih, t.. r i .ist Uu ch.ilns.  tlicrlci- i.otlth ft t-lllilii-* ll.im, \,tst Ijn . h.ilns  to thr point of poiiliiii'in .ni ni ( niiiiii IslniT'lri  .ill about KWOiH l<"�� "' H"'1" r l.nids  ii:a a  kinoii  41    D.itt.-<1 tills J'ltli il-iv "f N',,v, iiilii-r   All    I'mi I  Lentra  K. W.  DREW,  Proprietor.  pte  Port Steele.  All    Modern    Conveniences  i i i **>  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C.  Large   Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  \%V*VMM>VM%%��%%%M%%��^��%��M%��%1  Had to Conquer or Die.  "I vv-iirt jllHt, ltl).<>lil, iJOii"." wi-itrs Mrs.  I'ttwa .IlichardHOii, "f l.aiu-i-.l S|ii-iny;s.  N". C.'.-.'M Imd Conn<>iii|iI.iiiii so Imd   that  tll'l!  lWHt <lo<!l'��ii�� S'd'l     I    l-"ll'i<l   .Mill     livi!  '' iiio'ro Uiaii a Tiiont.li, l*nl I li'/jfiin In use |  |')r K.iri},''B Now t.'isi-ovi.-i-.y (nni wn.s j  wholly cured l>y kcviiii hottlcs n.nd nni  'now HUn'l- and well." H-'n mi iinriv.ul.'it  lifo-ijivv"''' in .OoiiMtiuuitiiiii, I'lK.'iiiiiniiiii,  tit G'ripnc urnl lii'oiic.hiliK: infallihlu  lor .Coik'Iik. <J<j1<1��, Afitlnna, 1,-Fa.v Vrvi.-r.  ^boUlo^0.;an<l*)."�����    Trinl Ik.u.1.,.  f,'CAZW. BkliASDELiL'S Ui-u-- St���ie.  Port    Steele  . Brewing    Co.  FORT STERLR,  B. C.  ' i  i  iVrANW.-UJTI.'UlltK     nni!     l'tPJOWKK'S    oi��'    KXTUA    PIN ;'  MINING  CAVEATS, TRADE MARKS,  COPYRIGHTS AND DESIGNS  Send your buMiicaHcIlruut to Washington,  Biive��* tlui<9, oosts leis, hotter Bcr\ico.    (  My office clou to U. S. P*t��nt Office. FREE prelinaln-!'  *ry oxunlnatioM m&da. Atty'i fo�� not due until patent  li lecured PERSONAL ATTENTZOH GIVEN-19 YEARE  ACTUAL EXPERIENCE. Book "How to obUln PatcnU/'  etc., sent free. FatonU procured through E. 0. Blgceri  receive  i pec lal   notico,   without ch&rg��#  In   tho  INVENTIVE   AGE  Ulaitratod monthly���Eleventh year���t*rmi, $1. a year.  E. G. SIBBERS Sa* jfe��Mr.  *"%>WW%'<W*>V*%'  i|WASHINGTONt D.  and SCIENTIFIC  I THIRTY-HIHTH YEAR.   1   J\L/Cjt3  1        24 Pares  :  Weekly  i  Illustrated.  INDIS* USABLE  TO MINING MEN.  $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.  AKN*1> KOlt FAMPI.K COPV.  MINING ^sd^ntmc PRESS  330 MARKET ST., SA2T FRAHCISCO, CAL.  BEER  POfiTER  Fort Steele  Meat Market  SOLD    BY    THR   BARREL,    KEG    OR     BOTTLED  Mottled beer for family use a specially  FRESH   and  R. W. ROGERS, Proprietor.  SALT. MEATS  ALWAYS  ON  HANDZ ��� ���    ..  Fresh  Halibut,   Salmon, iSltlinon Trnul.  I'.ologna  Sausage,  \STDE ORDERS Til VBN STRICT $ PROMPT. ATTENTION  OUTS  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED'TB  P. O. BOX 812  lei��ho"ne NO. I  Bill lor and 15g<rs.'   Fisli and (ln.nn*. in .Season.  Fort Steele  and  Kiniberlev.  MONTROSE BICYCLEJuiFREE  SPEGIFI0STI0RS. S  ;,n,l,lli)l )M,i!,  Iilutk, mill-.��  ..  Illllslivil   lili'LHIl,,;  -' ���t J,. jikIu l,���iiL., -' I-, (,    , .  (.  tlr,|,^i   I ���..,!,      ,lii|.,lin|,i.,.t.| uximiiil.i   ,J, > I, c f> lit     ������\ 1,1,     l    , ,���  ...mil..  ���.l,  IIM..I vnl.T  ,.�����. ,(���ML IKlJlM.ulii Li   ,1 L.J.V  Ilu rnsl.-rl riii.nltiir 1 ���l,   lt.,.,r.l "A- tl..- il,��� I ,,,. .1     ",,',,|���.  ,,,...|..X|,|.||;.IV ih, ���,���,i��� ���������,.,, ���||.,)K..n,h,.-#l .M..l..c.rll,.-I.,,,:  *���".'*-- .....1 .1. Ct.HHC.I 1cm thy hy.-t l,l,lali���ih(u. ��� J^i...lilT""*.^! I-l  "'f.Bii.1 irr.....i. hh-hly ll���|..l,,..l unil u.i.uiii|.t'.lo.|.'|.'.',��.|���'i  r mn i'1-l..l��� Hint, .:,���������. i,,i��� ii,,.., ,.|,������..   ���,���. ,.,,',j ;',',,' **/���> "\  ll.tlVlV   I......I    ...II.   ..(���;!,   I,J..,,.J.. T     *  pnCE.">a"y"��"��i,">l!-.Wlii..^-MJiO..-..���li In full will, ������:.���������,  ri.k.1. Mini I in, ��� mihjilnu Itnrillrh 1U.MI0 lnilu Im.ril |...tU-<l1' .-���,,���,.  " " I .Y.'iK���'      '"' I""'1-  v.Mii- ,,���,,,,y i.n i,.itkirj.���i��.;, ������t  .'UP ,t IJII,,,.  1.111  null-l ���..  pcrri-i.-ih^mhll.-il  Sick & Miitz,  Prop's.  */. L* MEAD GYGLE' GOM^NY, OhiaaBo) m.  ��V  6* ,']  ' "���*-    L\  "' Si /���*  THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, 13. C,  DECEMBER \\ 1900.  W  Bii  SSte $tut0wjctor*  ���SATUUIJAV,  DKCICMIJKI!   I .I, IWW."  't>;iitiji;  Will Come to East Kootenay,  A number of families residing  in Vancouver a rn considering Hie  ���    question of a colonization   move  to   East   Koolenay to engage in  farming and stock-raising.  The   obje.'-.t 'of   tliis   move is  more    particularly    to   provide  permanent homes lor  the   many  largo familes nt present living in  the   different   coast   cities   and  towns,,who feel    lhat   they   are  simply wasting valuable time by  remaining in   the   overcrowded  cities when such a golden opportunity presents itself :is the  one  at present iindi*r consideratioiiT J  >,:;JTho country in question   is   of  splendid cliiirncler.  being broad  and expansive, and   watered   by  hundreds of beautiful   mountain  streams:   it i.s   largely   a bunch  grass'country and having a mild  winter   with    light    snow   Jail.  ,   makes an ideal stock country.  The   country     is   abundantly  supplied  with  tho  best of coal,  ''making   the   question   of fife I a  very easy matter: abundant timber   i.s    also ' convenient.    The  South   East    ICootenay   country  now under  consideration is also  a great fruit country,   all   kinds  of fruit (except tropical) growing  in.     profusion!,    'Cereals     also  llourish with ordinary attention,  the soil bejng 1'ich  and  productive in a very high degree.  Besides tho, above advantages,  this land is,the.centre nnd heart  of one of, the best, if not quite  the best, mining districts,' in  .British Columbia.'"'insuring a  ready market at good prices for  all ,tho produce 1 bateau be'raised  for years lo come, .''right/* at the  doors of,-the producer���doing  away with! tho expensive freight  charges for all lime, which have  Ho.be borne by I hose i irl oca li tics  whore markets are at a distance.  This is a . point .worthy' of consideration*. ' ���,, ��� '\' ' ,j ���'  To 'sum   it   all   up, '-it Ms, a  ft  ft  J'A  THE  HOTEL  H. REINEMAN, Proprietor.  Fort Steele, B. C.  Largest arid Most Complete Hotel Iti Sovitti Bast KooteHay]  i i * '  s <       * '  i f i ' i     i ,  ' * c     c ���   i i < , i ,  -> * ' ,    ' > ' r  i a t" ^ / i , ' I  AIX   MODERN   CONVENIENCES  Sample Rooms for Commercial Men.  Headquarters for Mining Men.  NOTICE.  ll^ff  Xoili-p is lifii��bv h'iven ilint :��) ilffi^jr aliei-  ilnti,- I,' Melon V Ksiinric InlLMid tn iiiJit.jJ'to tlii-  Ulili'l C'onunlssltmci- of 'Lninis :iml \Voi(Us :u  Vluiorl.t, n. (J., lor pin mission to ihucIi:isi> the  following, ilosenbi.-il l.inds:1 Coiuinc-iii-iii!? in :i  post, iilniiioil neat- the old Nnrilt Sun ,oiv ioii.I  n limit 'MX) foot ni si of llie 'lour mile* 1'O.ud.  thvnru so'iili W cliains,! Llieiice west 10 i-lium,:  liience norlli JO chains: tlienee imsi Well.mis in  imliit of l.e^'inii'iij;. C'oiitainiiiK In ,ill ir,n in-u-s  incut* ni- less. "   '   ,   ,-    jj ,  I.ot-uu-d Oct. ITtli. IIWO. ,        '  u      '��� ur.r.K.v v. kstmi:i:i:.  countrya with plenty of land of  the finest; quality, unbounded resources, finild. dry, winter, delightful climate and healthful in  '���the extreme. ..���      , ���  1    '  ��� News Notes.   '  Canada is'fasi becoming known  ��� as one of the chief minora]   prqs  ducing countries in tho world.  The total value of all minerals  produced in the United Stales  during, the*last calendar year  .amounted to w's7fl,0OS,0-lG. An  increase of 40% over the production of ISO!).-     : '   '  London, Dec.!).���Lord Roberts  is expected to arrive in Loudon  on January 3. Ee.will be met  by 'the prince'and princess of  Wales and will proceed immediately' in triumphal progress to  St. Paul's cathedral where.'all  will, attead a special service of  thanksgiving. .     '.,*:-'  ThCi-proscnt British navy,  built,within twenty years, is the  biggest'piece of quick worlr the  'world has ever seen, and, beats  all other countries' records."both  bulk and in detail, by sixty-live  ships, or len years of time.  l<\ \V. Ayliiior has been placed  in oliar'ge ol tin; telegraph lino  from (Joideii to Windermere.  Work will commence at, once.  NOTICE.       ., e      *  police Is lioiel)y nlvt'ii tlinl '10 days nftei  dine I intend io ujiulv to ilio Chief Cninuils-  slon-ji- ol* Lands and Works for a lieense to  prospect for eoal on llie Si.1 Mao's Klvoi about  two miles above the Indian Ke-.cn,ition. O-nin-  tiiencln^ at llie souili ca��-1 corner posl. llieiice  Mli-limus norlli: 'thence .-<(* clniins uesl. llieiice  N)chains south.'thenee SO eliains cist to point  of commencement and containing 1,10 acre-  more or(le-.s >        , r  u t 0       .iajiks fou:v.  Dated al Fori Steele tills lr.ili day of Oelo-  lier, liiOO.      ;       '  ��� , >    '   K  ieif  ride Bro's.  it Heavy Hardware  -     MIN13KAL ACT.  '    (FOKM  1'.) '  CaiK-l'IKIOATi: OK IMPIlOvrMKS'l'S  NOTICE.  SILVER   QUEEN   MINERAL  CLAIM.  Situate in Hie Port Steele' MlnliiR'nivision  of South 1 last Kootenav District.  Where located:���One mile and :i hair from  llie mouth of Lost creek and aboul ten miles'  rrom Foil Sieele iii a south east diieclion and  on the north side hi LosLctoek.  'L'alce notice lhat I.'l'hos'I'. McYillic-. !'\ SI.  C. Mo. mans .i!.'cnl for Ole J. .lolinsou. F. M. C  N'o. M.ll.'iS0. Samuel I.pwIson.'K.M.C No. iilllSO  .1. V. Aimstron^. administrator for Wiji^iii-.  estate, intend, sixty days fiom thceaie hereof,  loapply lo the IMiiuiiK Recorder Toi a Cerlill-  i-iue of Improvements, for ihe pinpose of ob-  l.iiiilnif a Cicmn Ur.uil of the above claim..^. .  And furlher lake notice that action, under  section :17. must be com.iienced bemie the issuance of Mich Certillcaie of ImpKucmcnls  "   Dated tins -J��th day ol Oetobci. A.U.. IBM)  H- 'L'HOS T. MeVl'l'Tfl-:.  Stoves, Graiiiteware,  Tinware  Powder, Fuse, Caps  < Paints and Oils.,  1 ��� ' ��� *  i' i   i -   ' "     , ' ' ^  ���'Sheet1 metal work of all kinds  * ...  promptly executed.  KIMBERLEY  The   Coming , Town   of  East,  J ' j c> i ^i  Kootenay.  Near tne famous  North Star  and Svillivan Mines  THE  Chamber of Mines  .   NOTICE. '  The Itniisli ('oiu.'.,l,ia Sonllirni 1;miIhu\  Cupil.aiiv will applv i<> ilu- I'.ii II i.uem ..i Caa-  ml.i.il lis in-yi Si-ssi.tii I,.i an Aci i'MciuIIii^  llie llllle \lllliNl wlneli ll IH..V eonsliliet si.eh  llraiielies fiom nnv ol us lints uoi .,\ce dlni; in  am one ease thirty iniles in teuirih as are fi-ou.  lime lo lime nuilioii/ed by Ihe el.nenioi lu  I'ounell. ami loi nthei  purposes.  II   C,\ ilI'liKLT. OSWALD.  Ill- Seciet.nv.  NOTICE.  'l':iU-c notice, th.u I ^liull ;i|>]ily In ihe  [jicciisu ('<iiiiiiiissi(im*i* of South I'liisl  IConU'iiay. nl I lit i i ' iiojci .siltiiijr. foi" il  lii'i'iisi- In r.'l:ii! lii.noi-. ni my Iml.-I ,-it  .lalVr.i.v.  I-'. McCAIIK.  " Diiled Koi'1, Sioi'.lo, D.'cumlii'i' 1. I'.'IKI.  SOUTHERN BRITIST COLUMBIA  (Kooienaijs and Yale)  . Tliu Cluiinlicr of Mine- wants tlior-  otiyjily I'uliitble <:oi'i'o-5]jcmilt'Mts incv.H'y  ('mnp in tlii' disli'icts of I0:t-.t and We,1  ICoolcnay .md,Yules lo whom i-eusonulilo'  i'nni]iuiis:iti(iii \vill liu |uiiil lor llii'ir  sci-vi('(;s. ,  (^'ori-CoiJOiiilonls will lie i'.\|ii:clcil lo  rnrnisli Ule I'lijiiiilii'i'nl Mines wilh   nil  ilcvt'lopinoiH,  <ioiiio-  on   nl  the   mini's,  tho  installation    of   machinery,   sliip-  nicnl-^of ori! :iml viiln.j.   and  "uncrally  sncli news a-i will ittli-acl lln* altonlion  of capital is! s ami cause Ihcni  lo. invt".-  ti<iiilu and invoht.  Applications t<i In: addvcssctl to lli'u  CIIAMBKI! Ol-' MI.NKS,  Soiillii'i'ii Ui'iti'.h ('ohiml.in.  (ICoolcnay.s and Yalt*)  l\'<). V.O.N-.-.7S. ItOSSI.AN'll. I!. ('.  The  <  Waldorf  A Liimited Number of Lots0 foir Sale  at Prices Ranging from  $ias  To $40o  NOW   IS* TIIE  of the year.  TIME TO BUY as prices will be advanced the first  FERNIE, B. C.     OLD TOWN  SPLENDID ACCOMMODATIONS  Sample Rooms for Commercial Men  '��� No Traveller Should Pass the Door.  Apply to c  ���*' .       ^  Land Commissioner, C. P. R.  -Winnipeg, Man., or  to  6b ELWELL  Fort Steele and  Kimberley,  KIMBERLEY  isiirn  Wa 1< lor  Tlu* tniil viiiifs within (on Coot of the honso.     Good  tuirt'jilcnf.y of liny and ^rain.    If you patronize tho  vim will novcr royrof, it,.  ll.    A.    KA.NOUSE  -    Proprietor  3  7/5,'5S>33i.-$.-&-55S*i5.-$$3^;.i-:-:^3.6  >TON   &   PITTS  W11N DI ��lt M ER E & DON A L D  AND  ants  Sweotfist Sonp,s  Eut Tell   of Saddest  Thoughts.  ll.-iir l.inlics:  W'lial lo ytin li.is ln-cn I'oi- scvoi'.il  nionl lis I lit-s.nldi-i. j(jt swci'lt'.s' lioin-  of Ilu- dii.vV Siii-ci\ iiml when in silcni'u  itlonc. or in swi'i'l communion willi  I'cliitivcs or fi'iciids. yon Inivi' |i;< .voui  tliniiy lit:-, ilu-i-11 on I lie den- .'ihscnt iiin'.s  in Afi'ii'ii. Y<i'ii;'lioij<'-. ;iini f<;-ir-.. vour  |)l'.i.V<'l"i .'ili'i li ill"* li.i-fi' "lino fdi-lli in  llifin. Anil H'tis not ili.ii I lie hour iif  lUli-i-noon li'iiV  Vour soldii'i-s'i",'iii-ii'h" '. Iif liriiisli  |i1iiiili'i'-.~m.'iKv ilu ik'lii-ious d'lIKKN  li-:is ol Coylon ,iiul lu'liii. 'I'-lis alone  siifiuld incline von to I rv thoo tu:is  .liipiiu luis no1 isuelv i-lnim on yon. jiiitl  ai'u. hcsiiles. of inferior ijualities.  Monsocn, Saluda anil Blue Kiblxm  brands are all good.���Colonisli, ,  % COUGHS AND COLDS I  Very valuable Remedy in all  affections of the  % THROAT or  LUNGS?  ��� fj{ Large Bottles, 25c. ��J  '*      J) A VIS & LA U'KENCE CO., TJmlluil,      v*/  ^.        I'mji'aiir I'erry UuvIh'I'mii-KilU-i.        (J  CALGARYF  WA  Ik:-  Minino. supplies a Speciait>u  Minoi-h noilli!: northward vi;i, Giinuo Hivor Uoulc will liixl it, il Inr^o  km villi* and cDiivcnii'iico to procure l.ln*ir supplies nl, !)ona,kl.  Bucklen's Arnica Saive.  for  lias woi'ltl-w i��lu faun  I'lii'u-..     ll, sui'iiiiscs .my  lll,tl���^ ell, >ih  ll'T  ,.l l\ e.   Ii'-  lion. ointmoiit oi'hilin fo'-('iil-. ('f|,-u-  Hurns. Hfiils. Sore-, I'Vlmis. I ��� i.-, i-,. 'I', i-  Uif. ball, Hhuiuil. l'\:ver Son-.s. t;'inii)|)'.::i  Uamls, Sit in Kni])tion:i: lufallilile 'for  Piles. Ci ro ^uai-anleeil. Or.lv J",e at  A. \V.'BUnidull'sdi-usfStui-e.    '  SOr.K AfiTCNTS for  Clapton  SlccI Company  vViii'lcriiior'', CioUlon ;ind Donald  Miiimu Ui visions.  California Giant Powder Co.  Canadian Pacific  Railway  SOO    LINE  Still continues to operate  Kirst-i-l,i-.��  Sleii]ier.s on till trains from  Revelstoke and Kootenay Landing  Also TOUKIST ("AKS passing nun-  more .lunrtion Daily for Si. r.ml.  Saluriliiys for .Montreal anil Hiwon.  Mondays anil 't'linrsday> for 'I'dronto  Same cars puss Rovolstokr*  one. clay earlier.  No  Trouble  To Quote Rales ami  give you a  Pointer  Regarding  the   Kaslern  J rip  you Contemplate taking  Fall and Winter Schedule  now Effective.  For liiin-tuhl.'s. mi,., am] full informal inn eall on or addri-'s nearct l,��-al  a^ellt. ill'  .1. W. CIJAXK. A��L-nt  Fori SiL-elr .let.  ('. K. MANSFIKI.il. Atrt. Fori SU'ele.  W.F. ANDKRSOX       K. .1. COYLK,  T.P.A.. Kelson. A.CJ.P.A.. Vauoouve'li-.  JUST  Assorted Car of Best Brands of Flour  and   Meals, etc.  Flour, Patent. Hungarian and Strong Baker. ���  ,      c  Rolled Oats, Cracked Wheat. WlieaLletts.  Corn'meal, Buckwheat' Flour, Split Pea's.  Navy   Beans.   Lima Beans. Pot' Barley, etc.  Bran     Chops     Shorts     Oats     Hay.  Fleetwood Tea. a pure article imported direct from Ceylon '  try it once and you will use no other.  Fresh  Breakfast   Bacon,   Ham*  and   Dry Salt Side Bacon.  Butter and Eggs.  POTATOES   ^   CARROTS  FTREWOOD all lengths to suit all stoves.  THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOUR and FEED STORE  E. C. MILLER, Proprietor pQST OFFICE BOX 836.  iW    All goods guaranteed and prices also a<; hohitc correct.  Send in orders.  Now Open  ;i[ note  Kirnlberley,  H. W'Drew,  ��3*      %tmSi  PROPRIETOR.-.. :v^
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CREAM
In Use the most Economical
7-zGreate^
spoonful raised more dough, pi;;goes
George UoggartJi, liroprief ()r
of 'tlie..'" Elk.. River;,Hotel, I^Fko,
was in town on Fvidtiy.'yy        V
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Tor. tlie com ing' of, San ta- Cliuis.
Boa.iiljil'iil weather.
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:/yDutedlP^'l^teeie/i:,Nov.l:28^yi!i&
^l^rts; Steel is guai'iinteedHo be'^
Ayy-llx\itiifi\iVcfcKW
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I
il^MPANp7|f
'"'Sf'Z'"
;;J|:||:77;;iz}^:ini|i^
;^gen ts|f qr^lievv^AS^S^
CALGARY FLOUR
MAKES SWEETEST BREAD.
V.y.Vi    .■ ~&^fa<^i&r~     ,,■■■■ :AA
. y.y^Xhi^ftSs^S^Sa^f^ .. -,,.,/
iiuKK-Au oi^.'PRbvr.NciAri'iNPoriMA'rirbX:
M. A. jBea.le went t;o/.Mojrie on
Mimdayy..-,    V:v/ ■'■.■.; ■■'-''■;'.•..'■ '-:-'.y •■■.'   '■ ..■•.:.'
vgvjPrices^ire holding; vei-y^ft
7ftibur7milling goods, with strong ti'iriylo Moyie today
l7tendencyyto •Sdvancev'so the-pro
pprietbr of the Fort Steele Feed
h|Stbre;advises us. ■ This'is, there-
IiMpovey'. a /goodV/tiriie to 'purchase1
j^bui^winter supply:: / He has "jiist
|tJbiiap]jeted a full stock' of^'Iloiir,"
ilmeals;andIjreakfasii foods.;':     v*
yy-'/iy'v^-y'-y../,.. ,. ■'.-    .; ••. /;..,-. ;:''.   ,
£;0Glaude'7 "Mansfield     returned.
l^fr^p^P^g'H'y Pn Mondayv/y*y      /
Z!Z,The . cattle  sLe.tli tig; case was
l^upybeforfe Magistrale"Armstrong
< buySaturday last...    It may,couie
y'to^a/..finish nexfc(isummei\:.'
■:'. Zpibk Deering7of C Squadron,
"Sti-athcona Horse,: was ,;se ve rely
'injured, on .November 8th at
t Fredericks tad by falling from a.
i;efractory horse.   ' Z
,.J. A/.ZHary;ey went;  to  Moyie
OMylejra,! 'business on Mondav.'■"
.Mr.,Hedley*'made a flying trip
toKhiiberle^'Oii'/Siindayylasti ii-, i
ZTlVei'e- will'-be-a"'.meetingSf the
Good Roads Association held i h
Viclfiria oh December ,18th.
: 7Mr. Kmuey-iiiid family'of Kal-
ispel 1,,:;Mq'ntana,7 are registered
at the,Oriental." A'.'/,/   -.'. 'Z-- fy.,,,
J. .McBride -   returned
Cranbrook on, Friday.
lrom
y /  ."How'.'to. 'fool   the   printer,"
-surprise hini   on  Christinas,   by
paying your subscription.       ,   [
Sides;Sore lrom a Hiu:kinjr ('.oiiy-h.—
■ Take.. Pyny-Biilsum, it will cuf,," yoii
quickly, no."matter, how- IkuI tlir: cold.
Eridorseiil by. Zhonsantls of. < .'u'imcl.I.-in.Hl
Sold throughout' tlni In.iid. , .M,-inufa.i--
tui-ed by the propi-ii-toi-s1 iif I.',;i-ry
Dayis';Pain-Killiir-
', fhe railway '.committee' meeting at the Club, House on Thursday I'vehina: was all'riirht.
(vonstable Barnes took 11 num;>
ber.ofy prisoner.^ to ,■•.the govern-"
ment hole! y.ar. N"elson', -''on,Sun-
da v last. ■
TN OKDP.l? .Unit. Uiu,Government may. be in
X.: possession .of /"'(leliniio lnfoimation'r witli
which to,supply those seel;jns;,investments' iii
ihls Province;, I a'iii insirnctoil,'t'o Invite pai-r
.tlculasM- from ilioS'ey- /who' have properties''foi-.
.saii-V titicl - who may' feel ;di.spi)seil\,to. forward,
such "particulars; to :thts oftlcefor the ijurposo/In"
<tuestion.;'    ^ ~'\.    y--'- ,■.-'••,.-;.;./,., '..<y
!./,[u:view,of thc.pi-oposed.early re-org:iiiizatloii;
of the Akoiii General's Otllce in Loiidon/./EnK-
land.' the desirahility.of liaviiiK on 111c a list of
./arias iiml other 'properties:- for -sale, with full
and 'accurate'/ details, is'obvious. V Propei-tie's
suhinitte'd may include fiirms/anfi farm lands,
industrial pi-.-..commercial ■■'.concerns'; limher
liinils. • water; powers, or other .enterp'rises
ailprdini,' ppiwriunities for legitimate investment; .;'.,' ■! ':'■ \  . -y-yy.    ' .... "y yy.y.
It is not proposed toyrecommeTjil.properties
to Intending investors, 'huttoalTord the .fu'llest
iirci;ss to the ciiissilied .lists anil al! iiyallahle,
information conuccteil.tiierewith, and- to place
i;H,Iu:re|-s in communication with the ow-ncrs,.
The fuilest/particulars are ..desired uoi;'only
"I the prpperiies thenjselvos. hut of pie vlocall-
tie.v in which they Iin- situated, iiml tiie 'eon-
liiliohs atfectliiK' them. Fur this purjxjse print-
,;,.l schedules will, upon application, he for-'
warded to ilip'sedesli-ous of maklin; >-ile.
•; ■ ■• ' •■ - -.it: h. oosnicll. /:'."''.' :'■'.':\"
. tiweltiry. Iliinnti nf 'l.'mriiigiitl. fnfnr-
'mt.itlint..'- ■ '■ •   ','■■/■ .■■■*■   .   ,' '■
iyi'Ai. ricl vliicl y^ cured, of i: he iy Dea f'7
n esslahd'y Np ise s*. i tiyii he ^Headl^by;^
T>i£ ZNicliol'sqii's77 .^Btifl^ii£53?>MA
Pi'ums^'gaveJ^iO.t)^
sti tu tefy7; so 7 vtlia©<|eh;f {pieople^uiH
ableytbfprocurfty/tl^^
may" have t/liem ;vfree;Z Adilress
No. i-iolS.' /yVThei^Nicliofsoh^n^
stitutej'I'VJSOV^Eiglitk1 A:veniie,;
New/Yorkiyfj.'' S:iiiAAAAyAyv;';'E 7.
\y..H:ylloMs.7y;V;777°7:y.il/wi'|li{|(^ A,
>y  NOTARIES PUBLIC AAA- A-
:;7.7-Z Conveyancers.-,-:.";;;,;y;;'Z/v/v.'':vZ
^x"?0AAyiAyAfyrt^
Z^A^S'aii'dVMINES^'-^v
:"'-1 WkM^M^f: /^beic W-i
0<Jl^i.KCTi0XSiiflveiiPI{6Ai'i'TATVKN'ViOSA
|-or^'S|eele ^7777^7*7: trMy&i&M,
Oe^^-MiiPttrieiAyAy'Ay.'A'.yyjy^i\lavv^
-■Pyrrixtersy^fivitarstt^^
''.yAAA$-£A\P'y
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A^Ky.K^HTPKK STAUTON and fJOLDENV-? V
C6LLECTIONSV7yPR6MPTLY,i;}VAbE.':vry
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$<%!l^i^
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a;/-)m
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RR§EffM0^^^^^f^$m
^Si£&^^^^^^^SS^
;/.^4viZ
/V3
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v Mans field ,p GbtterQlI^
'   Fort Steele Cigar Store   '
,..',: .,   Wo carry :i lirst-cliisS-llne of-,! ,./;
*     ■     '^    .Imported ami Ooiricstlc. .    ...V..,,,, V
Cigars,/ Cigarettes7 and   Tobacco
.•": We :ilso liave a fill 1.1 inC of; pipes';'in-
clti<lirig,Meerschaiini and Bt?B.'; y.-'-'y. i
: lVal'esl daily, iiowspaperslit pur ..rending robin
Seeourstocl: of 2S.cent novels we/'oschanue
one. for any two you havs rend and - reiui-li '.iii
Vippd oril'orV -   ;.-    '.   //',/V V   ;"";;";,.; y'V'-v
■"-, -'"Our BilliiirYl  .anil' 'Pool' Purloi'
i yyVaiicl/Card room fti'O fii'ist. clslss. .'yyyu
■!■:■'-.. Ajionts for C'aiiadiairl'aeille TclOKi-aph Cp.,-
irivliiKilii-i-'Ct cPinmuniclClion'to any part of the
world." ■: 'Agents'for. Canadian'- Western 'I'ele-
phone Co. jiiviiii,' lii-st, cliissysei-vice lo Cran-
hrook' aiid St.; I'/.ujrene -Mission.- , ; -/'. ' ;,
If ypu are ^l-avellimr. Eet Puri-nles. We can
k'.-ll yon a ticket, IP aiiy partof-llni. world via/
llie (.'anadian I'acillc Hallway'and /Its coiincc-
lioiisV V  .' ■;.■". .    .■■'        y,., y - _ ..,.: '.'. ''■';,; ■'.
7-7 In' brdei7Vt^7raise.'a
'enUre.y,stock^Porythe:;,nexti/Th,irty''Pa,ys
.yTliis7is :a//graniJ^
supplies. 7vvGur;jstx:)ck;is bom
. -/ Z7;"'..v'fz7;lio^
:..:,_:,,,., ,.j^y Qgpjg' ^j. ^^p:/;pyvv^zpri'cesj;'?ia::^0.a0aa
■Vtpyi'-QiJFA-cttGi^
ZpKIMBERLiEY,
.^frf^tZ'SZTvJ
¥iZ.^-The7'Pi'n^st^L
/jZ'Ciig-a;^ kiia7Best';Fmrh'isli|S'y?
7'7/'Rooms/ in; To\vi)Z'.?Z7yZZZ:.
'i/fU'^iyA AyAA Ay
:|I;;|Lfy.GATES^7^mp:
yy:.tv^.yyyyy
'■i^yiiMiiyfA
v-v-v(- Ay :.?>.■ y:>:oy:!-"yyyfeH£V*vi'
Vi+iivyAAyAA-AA^Ali
i:ast'-Jv()6tena}''
Hot tli riii, Co."•>-.-■.
,v;..;It'AA 1 ■':-Kinds'/vof-^HificIv'-iva 11 d/ Stoiie v/Wurfc!:%
BRICK and tiTME/For Sale; A. 'VpiLA STICK ING ; Promptly Doiie
A..  C. ■ Nelson . returned, from
Fernie on Fridav.
."'■Send'along fc^yohr snbscrip
tion to Tr'fK Puosi'iarroi;.
North Star Lodge of A." F... &
A. M. will, install otticers- on St.
.Tolin's' -nieht,.     .
* ALWAYS KEEP OK HAK3 *?
It was 7'Lot. her go (Jaliiher, "
and he dr'opi>ed inlo7()lt;iwo 'as
aii■ iM.jP.'  ■•■■     ":i;
The   annex' to   the lios|tilal is
rapidly approaching coinplction;
^     THERE IS HO KIKD, C*F PAJW  OR I
• A3HE,, INTEftNAL   OT(   EXTERNAL, *
^ THAT; PAIN-KILLER WILL NOT  HE-
<? LIEVE.,
rf .-...-..   y  "
"■ LOOK OUT FOR IMITATIONS AND GUB-
8.1 ITU1 E8. V THE  GENUINE   BOTTLE '
BEAKS.THE NAME,.'"-'"".-., .  ■
I    ,   PERRY DAV83 &. SON.        ^
BO   YEARS'
EXPERIENCE
Business    is   progressing    on
conservative lines.
Albert Uanks came down from
Peny creek '>n Sunday last.
Dr. Roddick returned Io Rossland on Thursday.
, ' T. ,T. McVit,t',i'e/retiiriied   from
Palmer's Bar oh Friday.
■   '"        '   '"* '"■   "■ ';■■""■/;— -:
LOVE OF COUNTRY. ■■•-,
l.itdii-rf-iif t"ilii.-i(l;i.'       ""..,■
I.DVI! '('if i'.f.iiiiili*y is lllf.- slriJMt(l-Bt.
i-.li.ii.i-iti-1,<.-i-ist,i(': df llie .-iv.-ni^i- lli-iti,',!)':!'.
Nor i? it, ilcvcliifi.i.'i'l li,,*.-.'i'ii tin: fiiii'i.'ol-
ii,'ii.-t. S,:i:" Ih.-i- liu-ioiii i..v|>iiml ivifn
jii'iili.- lis she s|ii-;tks of Hit'- old ,-omiir.v.
Ilitn'r linr illluli: ,<Hi tlii' pliiitsiiiit, tii/ii-
she. Iiiirl wlii-.ii,l;i,.-.l. tln.-i-i-.
'I'Ih-i-i: H-a.-. nnt.liitijr -slii.i 'iMijoycil .-(,j
uiiiolh. lis tin- |ilc.-i,.siiiit itflorfioofi I,.-a. {
And wliv'/- l.!i.'«;itliHiv .slit'" S(l|)|»-ir |,)i(. j
|.ur.y product {GI.UOKIV bl! I!L.\('Is'ioCj
(•••.vloii nnd liidiit. Shi. i-;i.ii linv both!
in ''niuidl.i. iiom . Tilt'delirious Sahul.'i. ;
I.! 1110 I tililiiln or Mons-fMHi packols aua.it.     ?,!''"!',!?. If Tl'',!?,'!'/."/! "l:"llV", f"™ *''«••''"•,"»
, ,    ■ , ,   ,     .!. ' invonllon in prhtjfihly piitciiOihlu.   (oitiuitiTilni-
lior pli'.-isiu-c,     (olomsl. ii„ii5»trictly.«,nii(if,Titliil. IlniiillHKikon I'nti-ntji
- ' '- """t froc. OI.ICHt nifcncjr for Kfciirlnif |iutonlr<.
~      ' '■        ' ' — j 1 I'ntcnt.s Inknn  throilifli  Mtinii A Co. receive
■■ ttpteinl n'lttce. wltliolit chnrifC, In tho
Aerated Waters
-y .  'O'j/'ali kinds'."'.'•'-.  '  >
Syrti]>s, -CJiamjiaghfis',.Ciders,
7    .Ginger-Ales, Etc.
Soda  wilier, in  siphons.     Thr*  most,
oiloiioiiiiciil way lo handle il. '     ,
■COMPANIES ACI'. t«ir," AND. .A Jl KM 01 NCI
.     '' ACTS.   '      ■' ."    «•'•'■
,    NO'I'K'K  is hi'i-cliy   kIvhii   Unit .limit's 'I'.
I.ulilliiw, MinliiK lOiiuliiiX'i'airKQi'tSliMfli!: liriiisli l'oluinliiii.. lliis I>im/i» ilppniiitnit tlliMitlornoy
tin- •''I'll,/' IConti'imy 11',-rr.v Ctni't'lcl fiolcl   Mi huh,
l.llllili'i'i." Ill pllli'lldf ,1'illlll'N VV.'. If.' Voiiiix.
Ilnll-ll■l.licr.'rih iliiy i,r Oi-tfililil-. IIHKI. :
,     S. V. U'OOT'l-ON.
■17-     litijii'h'itr "J .I'liul SIikIj- (.'iiliijuoiirs.
KWV'MINA'I'ION'     HI,'       ASSAYKKS      f.OK
'  i.|('i-:nci,: 'I'd -i-iiao'i'iok; in A
Ili.'ITlSII  I'OI.DMIItA.  V
'',-'■..    , ■' ./,' /..'NOTICE."
, IhiM-oliy kIvii _iioili-ii Una tliirty ilii.vs/iifuii-
ilatt!. I Int.oiiil ui iipply lo tho Chluf .Ciii'iiiiiis-
sIoiiim- of r.iinils ami Wni-lts lor pi-riiilssiiin lo
piin-liiisu the folldvviiiK ilesc-i-lbiiil \t\'.cv. tit laiiil
slltiiilc In llie Southern Division of Hast
Konteinty Districl, fi-ovlncii of liriiisli C.'oluin-
IjIii. Biif,'liiiiiiij,'atapostesiahlisliwl<iii tlni north
buiilt of.Klk Iti ver at, tho mouth or Mack iii-cck
ahoutSO chains tip tlic'sti-oaiii from whore the
li.h.Southern Kitilwuy crosses Klk Kiver near
Klko, thence .'uortli. 41) chains. Ihenco enst S(l
chains, thence south 4i) chains to, Klk Itlver.'
Ihence rollbwliii; bench or Klk Kiver to place of
lii'tdniilntficoiitalnin,,' In all;i20 acres "more or
less. ■ ■ . . .' V '' . ■ "' ■■'. ' ,' , '" V
MALCOLM   McC'OllMACK.
■     Dntcil this lflili ihtyiif Xineuilicr. l!Kk\   -ir.
Trade Marks
Designs
Copyrights Ac.
Anrrtnn K",mlltiK n «kotrli nnd tl(..ucrli,llnti niny
V'^i.v■*.'-'-*3'.'"■'''-,:■'<.' -■■-.",-. '■*" -■.■••  '.[-'■"•'..*■*"■'  ' '■■ '.A".. -,.
Scientific JTmericatt.
A hnnrifomelj' lllnstmlod w<?rkly, Knrccflt clr-
rtilntlon of nny HoicntKlc jniirtiHl. Tltiiih, $.1 a
yoar: four montliM, 1-1-  Sold by nil newsdealer*.
MUNN&Co.3GjB'*' New York
llmnch Ollice. (B5 K St.. Wmililoiiluli. D.C
!■ ry ti 1't'tCI-t Is liernhy j.Iv.iii iiml, tn nceoi'iliiui-c
\ with s.'cilmi I-: or "lliii-i-iiii of Mines Aci,"
.1- ' n special exiiiiiiiuitloii. for enlcleiu'v tn tlie
priiciice of iissaylm: will Im In-lit in llie Oily of
J Nelson.'on lireeinl,ei- '.ini. ami such rollowlnt:
iluys us niny Im* I'ciUinl iiei-essui-y.
i'i, -(nils ol siu-li i-xnitiiiiMtloii may tic I omul in
tbe It. ('. (In/.ette on Uh-ul. riieli (lovei-uineni
Oilier.
,' Inu-uiliiik' eiiintl'lates sl.ioultl liiuUe upplleiir'
linn Im* siu-li exiiininjii.ioii 1(1 days In mlvant-e
to the. I'invliicial Assnyi-r. Si-i-re.lai-y ol lluitiil
,,r l-'xinnhiers. Victoria. Such iipplicntion lo
li'em'rinii|iiihii:il w-ltli the feeiir *lti.   , ,
,   ' lilf'IIAKI) McltKIDK.
.1,/n/.sVrr tif Mints.
Ill-litlrtliirn'  tii  Mini.--.
I'kltniii. Pit'., illi Xocemliei'. 1UUU.
"The   Milwaukee'
A fitniiliiti' inline for llie''Clii<:iij>-ii,
iVlilwtiiikoo & St,. I'liul liiiihvay. known
nil over llie Onion us llie Grettt, Ititil-
u':iy i''iinniii<f llie"/'/o»«;r IJuiUciV'
t.i-jtiiiH every ilny and ni^lit, lielween.Sl.
I'liul and Cliii'.nyo, and (Inuiliii, .iind
Cliicii^n, "Tlie only ipoi'Teel; l.i-.iliis in
llie. world." IJndei-sliind: (.'onneelioiiH
are ninde willi All TrtiiiHi-onl.ini-nlal
f.inesv iiksni-in^- lo |ias.si-nj^ei-.s l.lie hest,
,-ei'Vii'e l;iiowii. I.tixiiricliis eoaelies,
(•lei'li'ie lights, steam li(utl.;»if a verity
ei|ii!iled by nodl.hei'line.
Si.'.e Unit, your lielcet rends via. "The
Milwaukee" wlienn'oii'iy to any point
in llie United Stales or ('anada. .,' All
lieket, :i,o-i.'iil.s sell lliein.. '.'',.-■
I''or rales, ptmiplilets or  oilier  information, address,  ..
A. W. Gahkv. <"'. .1. Kdhy,    |i.
'I'i-iiv. Pass. Ai.'t,. Oenei'iil A«eut.
■ SUATf'I.K, WASH.    rOKTI.AN'D, OH
-A.  vvPqr Sale;In;;Kiinberley^.:  7
, two. uppAiki) Zi-idusi-: ^<ix->^
\Vo(id Shed Sxlll7   tteh "Tliiiiso, (lotilile
boiii'iletlviiiul    papei-eily 12x2^.;.    I'^iii'i*
posts jiroiind Uio Iqt.ywitter i.-iidon,'' *1")
worlli of eoi'd wood on   llie 'ut-oiinil,   I -J
liens. 2(1 eliiekiins. mid 2 roosters. . Z    '
i- Terms very: reasonable.  ICtisy insliill-
menlsysit.eni.    Apply lei-   ':.'■*'  '-.
;' Z '• iy: UKALK &. I^LiWICLL, ..".
'Fort Sieele or Kiiiiberlev
IIP
-Tiiiwaire^Galyairized^
Ayy '-'.Ji;6n;y Stove .';';Pipes}/atti(iy7Z.':v
;''-^''-^,ky!'P?Pperw
BUILDINOS HEATED and VENTILATED V
Plumbiiig,"Pipe/y!fltting
v::77:lcnids;;of sanitary work/7'7   7'VV
;^fftir|Tiqlii^Hbt Blast Stoves 7  i 7
Hydraulic  -and'L-'Air   Pipes ;forv \<A
:yAyyyiAyy:-tA'M\i\Gs'Ay-:\:y "■  A r"i'A
cSPKCUI. .attention'PA rti-TO-       /
,IOB  WORK.   ■',..-y..'Z'Z:■'.,'V" ,'.v,  ' Zy..-:,. ;./- '''
yi/Vi"
4
Villi
"Vtl
Ail
"Ai r
■liiJ
Am
Pop  Sale
Riverside> Ranch
'■•'■■'..    ' .' lOast ICooienay, B; 0. 'V,
320 acres, fil1.acres nndor cul-
l.ivat.ioiij (10 acres good bottoiii
land, balance bench, land well
limbered.;   Z   < ■.■.,..,,    ■,.'   .   .'      •'"'
.'-:. .'.stock. ,'-: ;■;.■','/'' --'ii
.■■'.. '■', "'■17 liwul of Cal,tle..'■■'" '   V
V -,; /  ;1. Horses. V :     \,.
.:/   Farming Implementsoto.
■ • l''or teriiis apply to S. Mel.eaii at tlie
raiieli, itf l.o.l.'A. Harvey, Korl. .Steele.,
mn nKvici:.opi!:p..Z:;y/7,),';v:,    '..':-.
MINING^dPERTlM
-EAST/KOOTEINJAY, 7B; C.7
witirerov v' '7.;-. ■.";. 7 .'''.„ 1 •■■'.'' ■ ''■■,
Chas.   Est mere,
Mining and Stock Broker.
Rimberlfcy> B. C.
■-■',    L..COHIN ■■■■ ■'
TAILOR
7   AND IMPORTER OF
FINE WOOLLENS
.Rocky Mountain Avenue
, Fort Steele, B. G.
1
GEARY   &. DOYLE.
HIGH WAR DEN    &    SON.
PIONEER /BARBER SHOP
ICveryUiing Strictly First Class.
Ncx'l door■ lu Ihv.l'i'oftptMtury.   '
LiyerUf Feed & Sale Stable.
'     Port Steele B.C
neg-ular Daily  Stage  meets all
yti'iiiua at.Fort Steele Junction.
SADDLE & PACK HORSES'"'
1EA.M1NG OF ALL ^i.INUS A SPECIALTY

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