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 J-  *3<  (/  '/  s*  y~  /  /  At**-*.- "--a S��& &&*!#��� *#��*��*** ��*&*  .-fcTHE PROSPECTOR HAS HEHJJ*  '* -                                               *  -J�� *  ���tf API'OINTKD THE'OFFICIAL   *  ���X f  * GOVERNMENT   GAZETTE     f  -* t  -* For South East Kootenay.         JS  -;* ��  THE PROSPECTOR CON- ��  TAINS ALL PUBLIC NOTICES AND GIVES THE  LATEST TELEGRAPHIC  AND LOCAL NEWS.  *  * J  Vol. 5.  PORT STI3BZ,-B, S. C. SATLTR7JM.V, APRIL S, 1899.  No 14.  New Advertisements To-day.  VTmdormere Towiwlte��� Page -8  <2tuitd\a.a PaeWc Railway    "    A  "Vie Hotel International :....,    "     5  3��x-th St��r Hoiol.,    "     5  ���s^A-ulral Hotel ��.-���- ���     "     S  JK-J-SootII ' .'     "     8  MINING NEWS.  North Star Viae.  Il   is" reported. ��� that ore has  iWen struck in the 200 foot level,  -ririfting 20 feet from the station,  ��   feet   of    solid    galena    was  rtfA-UCk.  "'  i  Sullivan Oroup.  At 80 feet, the bottom of the  main shaft is now' in solid ore.  This fact is very gratifying to  property holders on "the mountain as it shows that as depth is  obtained the ore ��� body holds  ifttod, und the rallies are increas-  Twenty Carloads in March.  During- the month of��March  rtui St. Eugene and Luke Shore  tninc.s at Moyie shipped 20 carloads of ore to the Trail smelter.  The total value of the ore was  ��32,960; and the net profit was  'close to $10,000. The St. Eugene ,is 'credited with 370 tons  :*nd the Lake Sliore 42 tons.  A Rich Strike.  A rich strike of copper ore is  '.reported on..the Highland King  <cF.a,ini, recent .assays went #211  In.gold, silver and copper. The  property ia, 'situated on Dioritc  <-,reek 2H miles from Fort S^jele.-  nmd is owned by Messrs -Kleiri-  smith. Schagel and' Grez. The  owners have 'a"force of iiien at'  ���work developing  the ��� property.  the following: , -'The tunnel is  now in 80 feet, a drift has been  .run for a distance of '60 feet to  the south,'' the tunnel is in solid  ore for its entire length, the  drift which was run to find a  wall is 80 feet, also in ore the  entire distance. When we take  into consideration the fact that  the tunnel is 7xo�� feet, and 80  feet in length, the drift 30. feet,'  making a, total of 110 feet of  good solid ore, and no^walls in  sight, we think that we are not  astray in saying the Stem winder  is sure to become, one of the  greatest mines in British Columbia.  Emma Fraction. ,,  1, r  ���   Mr. (William  Langley, the,locator of the Emma Fraction re-  LATE TELEGBAPHIC NEWS.  Fisher Will Go to England. Ameri-  Troops DiBheartenedf Proclamation to the Natives. The German  Preaa. '   "  Special toTnH PnosPKCi-ou.'  STILL DEBATING.'  Ottawa,' April 4.���Debate was  resumed by Sift on who in a cool  and deliberate address laid facts  of the Yukon administration bo-  fore the House.  newspaper comment, is the Germans' distrust of England. England is accused of doing her utmost to nullify the recent Anglo-  German agreement.  IMPORTANT CHANGE.  Montreal, April 4:���A member  of the Senate'who. holds as' important position in the councils  of the Liberal party, said this  morning, that it was decided that  iu the course ' of four, {'^month's,  Fisher would be replaced in the  Cabinet by Duffy, commissioner  . ,    .     0,    , i ..     ,       of public works  in  the- Quebec  turned   to Steele   on   Monday,   ~ *.    A ,       .   ,    .  ,    .   ' ��� ,.        '..,      J Cabinet,    and    who   represents  during   a   conversation   with a -, A   .   A,    r     . ,  Brome county in the Legislature.  Fisher will go to England at- the  Prospector reporter Mr. Lang-  ley said: -'We started in to do  the regular yearly assessment  oi^ the, Emma Fraction, and  commenced work at- a point  where there was a showing of  iron that seemed to be' capping,  at the point of commencement  this capping was- only about a  beneath, we  we  foot' in  thickness,  struck solid  galena   which  followed for a"* distance "of   16  "Cv*. W'  feet, we don't know', how wide  the ore,body is, but at present it  is the full size of the drift, and  of,the same character , as the  galena found on the Hamlet.  The trend of the ore body seems  to be north and south!    ���"  Sullivan > Group.  ..The shaft ,6u the Hamlet- is'  down 8v> feet, and the bottom of  the shaft is in solid ore, which  seems to be of a better' grade  than that found near the surface.  . -,    Locating- A'Railway;.  Special to Tun I*no��PKirron.  and Caldwell, ot tho South Kootenay Railway Co. arrived here  on Wednesday, they will proceed  to the International boundary in  tthe* vicinity of- Tobacco "Plains,  and proceed to locate a line from  that point to Fort' iSteele. Tt is  said that construction will commence as soon as tho route is surveyed.  There is a good showing  of ore  ,"   -zMid of a high grade. '��� '  -  * BreweryyCreek Placers.  Last, season there twas consid-  i_ era.ble excitement-caused by-.the  ���' ��liscovery  of  gold "oh Brewery  tf.reek. a large amount of ground  ���was staked at- that time, but owing to the non-performing of the  jstcwessment work, the ground r<?:  verted back to' the  government.  Col.   George   Doherty   was   the  rtrijgiual  locator  and  discoverer  ���>����� gold  on  the  creek,  the Colonel- 'has   not   forgotten   his ex-  pcriences  in   placer   mining   in  the early sixties  on Wild Horse.  iind since his discovery  of gold  w Brewery creek has been   bid  Jng'his time, for the  purpose of  .-securing- as much ground as possible.      Last week Col. DoherUy  .-sfctked   oil'  over a   half  mile of  -j[>facer ground on Brewery creek.  ami   tho  Colonel   thinks   he has  one of the best  paying-  propositions in East  Kootenay.      There  ,es no doubt but there is  .gold  m  paying quantities on   the  crook,  ibut the gravel is deep and .there  Is lots oi' water.     It. is  the  opinion of experts that   if  a .ground  islnice is started from the   mouth  f.tf     the     creek   Mint   no   great  amount of dinioulty   will   he  en-  ii-ountered    in   opening   up   Ihe  ���ground.  Goody Fraction.  Wm. Langley, who has just  .returned from the .Sullivan  .mountain, reports that Dave  JveweLl has made a strike on the  4>oody Fraction, and that.he has  ,-a foot of solid ora in the  face of  f.he tunuel.  North Star Xin:  The report of the striking of  r,Mi ore body in the 200 foot level  ,-ar the North Star mine is fully  iloiifirmed, how much ore there  -,is,in sight is not.known, but.that The Day We celebrate  .t,key are hoisting: ore  from   the      ,. ,,,,-,,   ,-..    ,  . -^ .;���-      .    . ,-f        -. .'������������. ���-,   , How   shall  Fort  See e  ce h  .-shaft, is a fact  demonstrated   by        . ���      ,    ��� .     ..���,.,-.       ������-  ��� , ��� .,���    , ������-.������'*'   brate the .seventy-ninth birthday  ithe oro'on. the dump.-- . ,���  >'      ,,  . ������'  anniver.s;t,'ry ol Her Majesty   the  stemwindor Vine. ' Quiiei\.     AVe have ample time to  The Stemwinder  i��  groing: lo. arrange-lor and  make this  tho  ?/e one of the-.greate-st yn-Qperties j banner e.ven,(, of the  year.     We  i?u  British   Columbia,   and   from would suggest that a committee  close of the session 'to replace  Lord Strathcoua, who is anxious  to retire from the high commis-  sionership as soon a.s the Government can relieve him. ^    <,  CUBANS  DISBANDING.  '" Havana. April 5.���The Cuban  military assembly yesterday afternoon voted to disband the  army and dissolve. The Toting  was twenty-one'in favor of, and  sixteen opposed the disbanding  of the army. The muster rolls  were left in the hands of the ex-  i * f  ecutive committee of the assembly, who -frill facilitate the preparation ot "copies'for the governor  general. The "���ariny question is  considered settled.  TROOPS DISHEARTENED.  ��� Fort Worth. Texas, April' 5.���  D. Chas. Harris, of the medical  department of .the United States  ar.my. "passed through" here, en  route to -Washington -on i impor  Captured by Chinese.  'i^Hong Kong, April 4.���It is reported  that  the   Chinese . have  captured Captain Francis Henry  May, superintendent of the Hong  Kong jwlice.    Two companies of,  Welsh fusileers went  to Canton  last night on a torpedo boat de-  troyer,   sent    there   to    protect  British interests, and the torpedo boat destroyer Fame followed  this morning at daybreak  with  -00 men.    The Hong-Kong regiment is now under orders to proceed to Canton.  Captain Francis Henry May.  who has been superintendent of  the police at Kong Kong since  188.��>, and superintendent of 'the  jail and tire brigade since l8fl6, is  tlie fourth son of the late C. F.  -May. lord chief justice of Ireland. , He is now in his 40th  year. He received" special decorations for services rendered  during the coolie strike aud the  'great plague of"J894.  Maxwell is speaking as" this dispatch is leaving, to a full house  and in the best form. It is believed that the general' session  will run into August, and possibly  [September. Laurior with several members of his cabinet who  were present spoke.  Ludgate is here. He has surrendered the lease of Deadman's  Island to the Government to  deal with as they please.  CONFIRMED.  Berlin, April 6.���The National  Zei��ung confirms the report that  Great Britain rhas agreed upon  unanimity decision in case of  Samoan commission.  AND   PRO-  WINDEBMEBE        MINES  TOWN.  AND  NATIVES  ARE   UGIjY.  - London, April ���'!.���Tlie Hong  Kong correspondent of the,Daily  Mail says: Placards have been  posled in tho Kmv Loon Hinterland, inciting the people to*stop  the British officials from surveying there, and the officials have  returned to Hong Kong because  of the threatening attitude,, of  tihe Chinese. '  Fighting- Bandits in Cuba.  Santiago do-Cuba." April' 3.���  -Four bandits.'"among" them   Antonio Nunez, a notorious desper-  , - ." ,   ; ���      "     -'- *-��� . fi1-"-"d-^i1   .ii'io;.   Wfre   captured   'live miles  tant business connected with the , , , rr.  . - ��� -    '���  ,   ,������    - ,    " '^*  Irom Luis yesterday after a lively light with iuen of  thfs Ninth  Today  they  war department.'' He comes from  Elko. April, /.-Messrs. Watson I the Philippine.islands, and says  Election Petition.  When the trial of the petition  of Mr. Wilkinson against the return of Mr. Noi 11 as member for  Albortii was called in Victoria  on Monday/' Mr. Luxton.' who  appeared for'the petitioner, said  he had no evidence to offer. On  the motion of Mr. Alexis Martin,  for the respondent, the petition  was therefore dismissed. This  leaves three petitions still to be  hoard���those against the return  of .Mr. Wells for 'Northeast  Kootenay: Mr. .1. Kred Hiune  for Nelson, and Mr. .1. D. Prentice for Lillooeh  Coming-.  Miss K. Pauline, Johnson,   the  Indian   Poet-Reciter,    will   visit  Fort Steele on -April J 1st.     .The  New York Sun  has   the   follow  iin; to say  about Miss Johnson:  ,c'Miss E. Pauline Johnson, of  the Mohawk tribe of Canada, has  taken Boston by storm with 're  citals ol' her poems. She is perhaps the most unique figure in  the literary world of this country.  that the reports of the excellent  health of the American'troops is  false. Dr. Harris .states ��� that  many soldiers! disheartened over  their physical condition, deliberately placed tliemselvos as a target for tho enemy's guns. It is  the opinionrof Dr. Harris that' if  the American troops remain in  the Philippines any great length  of time, sickness and doathA will'  surely follow.  were  up.  brought   hero  and' locked  RECEIVED   CONSIDERABLE  f       TION..  ATTEN-  Manila, April 5.���The proclamation, of the United Slates  Philippine commission was posted iu the streets of Manila, printed in English. Spanish and Tag-  olog today. It was 'distributed  in the outside towns a.s far as  Malolas, and was received with  marked attention by the natives  generally, and was approved of  by a large number ot representative Manilaus. English bankers  horcwho have been interviewed  upon the subject are optimistic  upon Ihe attitude of the Americans, assuming that it indicates  that the decisive policy will undoubtedly be successful.  ACCUSED ENGLAND.  Berlin. April ;">.���The German  press a.s a rule continue to preserve a moderate tone regarding  the Samoan trouble, and ihe  opinion in responsible quarters  is to the effect that an amicable  adjustment    will     be  The" Plemento estate, near  Cobre. was visited by 11.brigands  today and a store ou the estate  was looted. hi this instance  there was no nghtinir.  A regular battle, however, has  taken place near Holguin between the bandits and men of  the. Second ~ifnntunc regiment,  two outlaws and oiu\ soldier  being killed. Further serious  trouble is anticipated at Holguin  ���A\\(\ Guantanamo.  In the Dominion House.  Ottawa. April (i. --Tn the House  today Oliver presented petition  in favor of railway from Edmonton to Port Saskatchewan and  Victoria..  Richardson introduced his bill  to attach salaries of civil servants.  If was read for the first time.  In the House Ihis afternoon  Mclnnes   introduced   a   bill    to  WANT   AMERICAN    RULE  TECTION.  Manila, AprilJ).,���G.30 p. in.���  There has beenla week's respite  of hostilities, chiofly in order to  allow the Filipinos to digest,the  proclamation ,.of;- the United  States Commission.  .Advices received here from  Samcr Islands relative to, the  forming of a province of the  Philippines, say that the revolutionists here are"weary, and that  their leader General Lukban,  who is of Chinese aucestry, has  deserted,with all available funds  and that the inhabitants are desirous of American rule and protection. ���'     ��� '  IN HALLOWED GROUND.  . Washington, D. C, April ti.���  With full'military honors, and  in the presence of President Mc-  Kinleyand cabinet, also a multitude of people, the bodies of '136  dead Jieroes who gave their lives  for their' country in Cuba ^and  Porto Rico, "during the,Spanish-  American war were consigned to  their, last resting place in Arlington Cemetery, where repose 'the  remains of thousands of honored  dead soldiers and officers, of the  civil war. ���> . i  ' SAMOAN COMMISSION.  ' London, April G.���Special dispatches from,, Berlin say that  Great Britain has agreed to the  German proposal for unanimity  in the decisions of the ^Samoan  commission.      *" \  FROM MANILA.   ,  Manila, April (j. ���G.40 p.   ni.--r  Colonel Smith,  the governor  of  the  island   of   Negros,   reports  that a number of bandits headed  by  a   man   named   Papaisso  attempted to create a rebellion on  ���March 27. 'and killed several officials of  Juinaiiiayla.      Papaisso  captured other, officials  and   issued a proclamation calling upon  the natives to rise and exterminate the Americans and tlio Spaniards.    Major Sime and two companies of the California regiment  were dispatched to the   *M>ne  of  the disturbance   by   water,    and  Colonel   Dubere  and   two  other  companies of  troops   were   sent  overland on April 2nd. this force  marched \2 miles  and   captured  Laseid, the headquarters of   the.  Active Preparations.     Development  Work Started.    Vines Bonded.  (Special io Tub Pkospkctob.) '������  H. F. Collett has secured  the-  Windermere   townsite   and   will  have the saine surveyed  at once  and lots will be, on the market"  immediately. -    Windermere undoubtedly takes the lead as the  main supply point for  the  Windermere district,   and certainly  has a bright future before it.  The   Windermere   hotel   now  under construction by Mr. James.  Stoddart,   is rapidly  approaching completion', and iL is certainly  a fine structure  having, accomodations for over 200 people.   The  structure is being superintended    '  by Mr. D. Bale, and the masonry '  by Mr. John Taynton.   '  0  ��� Lakeside Hotel. Messrs Taynton and Garceon have built a  large addition in anticipation of  the coming rush to., the Windermere mines. "   -  Messrs.    Reineman,    Well man-  and Santo of Steele-spent a  few  days in town,   re-securing  busij   ''  ness location's. , ,  E. J.'Scovil came in on   Mon-<  "  day's stage from Fort Steele.  R. A. Kirnpton arrived  home / ,  the on the 4th inst.   <-  Jinimie Fraser representing -jr-'  Victoria syndicate has bonded  the Mineral King for $20,000, *  this property is situated on the  North Fork of Toby crook. Development work on a large scale  will be commenced about the' 1st .  pi May.   ' u  <, >��� i    ' ,  The Delphi no   mine  on  Toby  creek, at a depth of " K50, f/jet  in   -  the shaft is looking  better   than.  over,   having-a  large   body   of  .solid -gray   copper,   aud   is s.iill   ''  improving with dcpth.and/ gives   /'  great promise oi" becoming  one-,  of the greatest mines in   British  Columbia.  r ���     i  Tho White  Elephant, bit uated    ' -  on McDonald creek,  a   tributary '  of Horse Thief oroek.   has   been  bonded by T. Starbird   for, S~>U.-  000.    from    l<Yed    West 0and    B.  Washburn.  Union Group, situated 'on Windermere mountain, a   large  cop-  ���  per proposition,   will^edtnmeiice     ~"  development,  work   about   April  10. 'under   the- direction   of  B.  Washburn.  amend the naturalization act. The  present act does not require per- j bandits, and destroyed the town  sonal attendance in court of the  candidate for naturalization.  This amendment compels such  personal attendance and subjects  the candidate to verbal examination by a judge before securing  papers.  The Yukon debate is likely to  last several days.  Clarke Wallace's amend men t  reached,   will be regarded by the Govorn-  vrecent. reports from parties  that  r>a.-ye. visited the ,mine .we glean  be appointed to make all  neees:  ���sary:ai:i-an.a-enients for the ���vent/  There is little doubt bul that  Herr Rose, the German Counsel  at Apia, did not have instructions to issue a proclamation  supporting the provincial 'government'of Maiaafa. Baron Von  Buelow, the' foreign secretary,  will- deliver a speech in the  Reichstag on the subject next  week, The negotiations over  details by joint commission will  probably occupy another ten,  days.      The   principal   theme of  ment as a want of contidence,and  will     be     comprehensive     and  sweeping.    Government supporters generally in  fa,vor   of   hold-igeiils are   levying    forced   loiins  ing  a  judicial investigation',' as Ion them, besides  col losing' ex-  The troops alao captured .'!,"  prisoners and scattered Papais-  sio's forces, thus effectually quelling the rebellion at tho outset.  CRUISER ORDERED TO COSTA RICA.  Washington. D. C.. April (i.  The United Stalescriiisor Detroit  now at Lagnayara has been ordered post haste lo Costa Rica.  The American business interests  and residents there are in trouble  as a result of the insurrectionary movement now in progress.  It is understood   that   tho   mstn-  The President Enjoyed the Fun.  Washington, Ajiril   :-].'���Waster  eggrolIiug.-a distinct  feature  of  capital city   life,   brought   hosts  of children to the   White  House  grounds today lo enjoy the  hospitality of the president's private  gardens. f  During the afternoon  the marine band guve  a   concert  for the especial pleasure  of  th��  army of litlle ones who had gathered lo roll  the  eggs   down   the  grassy lawn.   President and Mrs.  McKinloy enjoyed the rollicking  fuiPof   the   children    from    the  While House portico.  satisfactory   arrange-  thems.ol.ve>;   and    the  or bi tant   aud  imports, .and  riie  majority   caucus 'inent has been appealed t  the  only  ment   foi  country.  may-'demand, .this.  D- C- Fraser replied to Sir  Charles Tripper's: speech last  night.    ,'T.t   was   a   grand effort.  double  duties, on  the   slate "depart-  o.  Prior spoke first .this   afternoon, j Steele.  | Win. L. Mc.Meaohoiii, who has  been spending the winter in Spokane,   I has    returned    to    Fort  Projected Railway Lines.  The ii'-w railway maps issued  by the C P. Iv. show some projected extensions in British Columbia not hitherto marked in.  One is from the terminus of the  Columbia it Western Railway  now under construction, at Midway via Peiiticlon to a connection with the main lino of th�� ('.  P.  H. at  Hope.  Two other pro|ecled line.-, are  shown for the first time on this  'year's-map, one from Port Steele  .Tunction, on the. Crow's Nest  Pass line along the valley of  Columbia..river,to Golden. The  other.from fe.riiiinus of the Arrow Lake branch at Arrow Head,  via���['--Trouj. Lake.', to Kootenay  Lake. A survey for the latter is  now boing  made'.-���/;.,  (J.   Wrekly,  Q THE PROSPECTOR. FOKT STEELE.-B. C, APRIL 8,  19��.iii.  ���***  r!  IX    PAYS    TO   TRADE    AT  *  At   Fort  ��?^a^/   hno   \^r<3.n  Prices the Same at Either Place  MOST COMPLETE, STOCK IN EAST KOOTBN'flY EMBRACING FULL LINES OF.'  t o ( ii , , ,,  Shelf and Heavy Hardware Groceries, Clothing  r_ , | ��� ,, ��� ' ,        '   , , o 'I- '        ' "  Machinery, Mill Supplies x Dry Goods, Hats  Paints, "Wallpaper, Glass Footwear, Ladies ana  and Furniture Gents Furnishings  Prices all right. ,   No  one  un  Estimates made,,on large Quantities ot Minina Supplies  "        '   ' '        *  '   ' ���        * '  !v  Certificate or' Improvements.  ���MINI5HAI-. ACT',  .(roKM r)  ���   NOTICE.  Sllvur Chief. Silver Kcuf. Nonesuch, Sirdur  sndGrlllltliN Fraction Mineral <:i��im��isluiiitu in  rtic Fort Stt'ClO Mlnlnif Division'Of Soulli K:M  Kontenuy Wsulrt.  VVlii'i-c located: About, onu nml a half mile*  TCit fioin piicli hiiilKC on Bull Kiver on north  Mde of river near Huriil llrldito Creel;.  Talte notice Uiat I, UiivicKIriniths, Free  Miner's Certificate No "I.MIHOa," intend sixty  iays from the dale heieof to apply to the Min-  mg Reroniui- for a Certificate of Improvements  for the purpoM!of obtaining a Crown ciranl of  llie above claims.  And further take notice that action under  section :i". muslin; commence<l before ihu issuance ol such Cerlilicate of Improvements..  DAVID GJtIFFITn.  Dul-rO this -Mh day of Feb., ISW. ft-lT  DISSOLUTION    NOTICE.  Take Notice, that the partnership heretofore existing between the undersigned, as  lirewcr.s at the Town of JTort Steele under the  tlrm name of the ,"Foi t Steele Brewing Co."  has this day been dissolved by mutual consent. ,The business -will be continued by the,  said L.,Sick, under tlie same Him name, who  assumes all the liabilities of ilia, said partnership and'to whom all debts due the ,said partnership must be paid.  Witness I FKKD KAISER.  .1. A. IfAltVKY.     1    -, L,. SICK.  Dateil til Fori Steele this sin" day of March.  A. D.. ISM.     "   , "      V    10-1-1      '  tfH THEOHH  EXCHiN&E 3? SAFE-DEPOSIT CO.  . FOR SALE.  Air Amalgamator for working free  milling quart/.. Saves over (X) per cent  of gold. Weight with power 2S.00O lbs.  in Made suctions lor I'ackinjr 10 mountain claims. Can be seen near the St  , Eugene Mission.  For Particulars apply to  J. A. HARVEY. Kort Steele. B.C.  --. AsA<-r,*,i-y.ws;  NOTICE.  G. ARNOLD  Makes regular trips from Fort  Steele Junction to Fort Stcele:  ,     FREIGHT OR EXPRESS  Delivered  on day  of  arrival.  Leave orders with  M. A. BEALE.  Transacts a general collecting-  change business.   .  iud ex-  Kaunman House  MOYIE CITY, EAST KOOTENAY. B.C.  DRAFTS, CHECKS, TIME CHECKS AND  ACCOUNTS CASHED.  SOUTH I'-AST KOOTEN'AY DLSTIUCT.  ASSE'-SMKNT    ACT    AND    IlKVKNUE    TAX    A CI.  Notice is hereby mven. in accordance ��itli  the Statutes, that itevenut-Tax and all ta\-es  levied under the Assissment Act are now due  ���for the year 1M10 All of the .-.boie taxes collectible within the district of Kast Kooti-nay  Southern Division, assessed by zne..irts p.iyablo  .it my office I-'ort Steele As-essril i.i.ti s .,re  colluctible .it the folliiv-inir rat. s, viz-  I-'our-llfths or one percent on the  assesvLd  value of real (-stale.  Throe-fourths of orp |)"r i-enr on the .is-  sessed t.i'w: or personal prop< rty  On so much or the income o! aaj p"rson as  exceeds nm- thousand dollars, the foi low in,-'  lates. n.imclv. upon such <>X(.t s-,. \tiien th<-  samc is not more than nil thousand dollars  one and one lourih ol-one tx-r icni . ��ta-n MKn  excess is over tea thou-and dollar- and p.-jt  more than twenty thousand dollars, ui,. ar.d  one half of one per ei nt.. nnen such p::u< ��>- is  over twent\ *hnus.iriil .'oli.ir-- one and time  fourths of one p"r ieni  Tluei pel c-i ml. ���" ice as-' w d \alt.'- of  iv 11(1 land.  Jf puui on or lic-fnn   tilt  "V't'i  <n\  isfio.  Thie,;-1lfth.KOl oi,e p<.' i-i.m. .11. :h  value.of real estate.  One-half' of one. per cent.: on   <),,-  value of personal prop.-rty. j  Upon sui-h excess of' itieome; when the  .same Is not more, than ten thousand dollars, ,-  one pe.r; cent., when such excess is over ten]  thousiinl.1 dollars and not. more than twenty [  thousand dollars, one lino one-fourth or one. per j  cent... when such excess is over twenty Dion-.-J  and dollars, one and one-half of one per cent,   . j  Revenue Tax *,'I.IHI per capita.. ,]  . One per c��nt. on the sissessed   value, of ore |  or mliieral hearinKsiibstances. piiyable  .puirt- J  crly on the last day  of  the  months  of (March. I  .liine.'S<-pt.enili"r and Decemljer or eacblyeai-.     I  ! , '��� CM. KDW.MIIlSi.       j  Assess'ii-.iindCollect'ir. |  Port Steele. .11- <���'.. .lauoiiry CI h. I Ml  BOWLING ALLEY  Riverside Avenue, Fort Steele. 13. C.  ALBERT LEE. PROPRIETOR.  Cigars and Tobacco  Edisons' Phonograph  For private partys and home ainuhe-  meut, tho Phonograph i.s just the thing.  Why not give it a trial? Terms reasonable, leave orders at the Bowlinsr Alley  Drafts issued paynble--in-f=!ana<lai and  the United Suites.  PALMER'S BAR HOTEL  PALMER'S BAH   II. C.  The above Hotel has been recently erected, and 'neatly furnished throughout.  Cosy and Comfortable Rooms  The   Bar   supplied    with    the    BEST  brands of Liquors and Cigars.  HEADQUARTERS   FOR-MINING   MEN.  M0UI6 Hotel  Moyie Gitij, B. G,  ARCHIE McLEOD,  PROPRIETOR  i We Make  )---_.���  -jr  WHEELS,  ���^JS=7  Too!?  .i-i.i-  fclLLER RQDE0NE2093 MltES IN 132 HOURS '.  S/s-r  Travellers will Iind this hotel the  most comfortable on Lho route to Perry  Creek and (Jroit.se -Mountain.  EVKKYTIIINfl   FIRST   CLASS.  D. L. 5ETTCHEN  *fc The   Jeweller* *��  WATCH BS REPAIRED ami SATISFACTION  GUARANTEED.  Port Steele.  B.   C.  -.-.���..sk. tl  '   JiS^f'SSCti   j  eivmere  Superior to all others irrespective 5  of price.    Catalogue tells you  ; why.   Write for one.  T. C. ARMSTRONG  Port Steele, B. Q.  Manufacturer of  Thivn.ro, Galvanized Iron, Shcel  Tron,   Slovo  Pipes  und  Copjierwure  BUILDINGS HEATED .m.l VENTILATED  Pluiiihiiig,   Pipe j fitting   and   all  kinds of sanitary work  ftlr Tiflht��� Hot Blast Stoves  Hydraulic   and   Air^ Pipes   for  JTOINES <S BARR  Fort Steele, 13. C.      -  General Blacksmith,    ,,  HORSE SHOEING,  MW JOBBIKG.  Mining    Work    a   Specialty.  Fii-.-t oliips aceommodation for  travel,  .   lintf  jnililie.     A well stocked bar.  Good stabling.  G.CAMPBELL, PROPRIETOR.    ,  Teams leave Port Steele Tnes-  tlaystFridays and Salurdays at  7 a.m. for Elliotts Landing-, connecting with   boats   for   Moyie  City.  Boats can be had any day at'Klliatt's.,  SRASSICK   &   DEMPSEY.  CONTRACTORS  AND  ,  BUILJDBRS.  Port   Steele   B.C  '. GEORGE GEARY.  Sha.ving s?5 Hair Dressing Parlor  Ne.M io Oneuwl noiol  0  FORT   STEELE, B, C.  All kinds of hair work  .   * a specialty^  A. J.GREZ,  Proprietor^  LIveru,, Feed & Sale Stable.  Fort, Steele B.C  SADDLE & PACK HOUSES.  'I NAMING OF AI.I. KINDS A SPECIALTY  C. E. ADAMS  PIONEER  BARBER- SHOP  Everything Strictly First Class-  Next door to the Prospector.  Mines  NATIONAL SEWING MACHINE CfV .{  330 BROADWAY. Factory,'   C    J  New York. . BELVIDEKK. ILL. ,  SPKCI Al/ATTKNTION-  I'AII)   TO  .IOU   WOK'K. ' ,  J. .!. TjAmont  Contractor and Buiklfcr  J. GRICE, I). D. S.  Graduate Philadelphia Dental College  DENTIST"  Riverside    Avenue,  FOKT STEELE,   B. C.  Mrs. SPRAGUE  Fruit .*I5   Confectionery  0    Notions of all kinds.  CIGARS and TOBACCO.      ^  PHOTOGRAPHS  A.  !<".' PRANCES.  Pliolograpliic Artist.  Studio. CTOvoriimciit  Avenue, north  of  the Pre.sbyterian Church.  Outside Views a~Specia!ty.  Ilf YOU WANT A HOOD MEAt.  Go to tlie  MONTE   CARLO   RESTAURANT  On Riverside Avenue  William Robinson, Proprietor,;.;-.  MKAI-.S    AT   AT. Li    IIOIjUS;    :  L.COHN  TAILOR  ^   ��� AND IMPORTER OF '  FINE WOOLLENS  Rooky Mountain Aveniie  {."     fort Steele, B.C.  Why Not Invest In  KIMBERLEY  The Leadville o! East' Kootenaij  l-i miles from tlie famous  Noutii Star mine. 1^- miles?  from the Sullivan mine.  Nearly   200*ruineral   clairaa surround"-  KTMBERLEY and depend on  it  for supplies  The terminus of the North Star  Railway Branch  KBIHKRIjRY i.s not a. hooin  town,  for surrounded by tho J-.AUGEST SJL-r  yer-l:i;:aij mines in.the would-  it must hoL-esaarily   become''a   lai-g-ts'  city.- ��� '  ._ "��� ���   ' '  It-     . '     '     ..   .'" .'.'���'   '��� ���'��� '���' '  For a safe and profitable investment buy lots in Kimberley  FORT STEELE    ��HAS;   ESTMERE  Sole flnenL  Post Office Add r.oss, Ki m berl ey;  via Gr��nbrobk. B. G.-     . THK PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B. C, APRIL-S, 1899.  >.?  Site i$x:0#pect0v  SATURDAY, APRIL 8, I8!K).  Veins.  G. P. Manchton, writing in the  Inland Sentinel, says:  ' Veins are the filling of cracks  and fissures. They may reach  only to a limited depth or be confined to a single bed. They may  be no thicker than paper or  many yards in width. They may  ho, clustered so as to make a 'net,  work. - They are broken and displaced in the same way as beds  ' of rock.' The principal materials  -with which they are filled arc  4-jnarl/-, granite, metallic ores,  calcite and dolomite.    They  are  'nirely, found except in regions  where'tlio rocks have been much  disturbed.    They generally have  1 a'parallel direction in any region  and very often there are twosys-  foms of veins, the direction of  T-he latter ones being at a slightly  different angle ��� to those of the  curlier     period.      Gash     veins  .which die out at a limited depth  are usually distinguished by the  nature of the   material' compos-  , ing them and the absence,, of the-  srooTings on the walls called  slickensides. Under the pressure which forms fissures dift'er-  '"ont   rocks   behave   in   different  ���ways. , Slates have a tende'ncy  to slit along thodino* of Ihe beds  the result of which is thai veins  in slate are usually bedded veins  part it might have been  derived  from  rocks   below   the   fissure  passed.   The metallic ores might  be   drawn   from   the   enclosing  rocks,  and  there  is   much- evidence  to  show   that   in,   many  cases  they were   derived   from  great depths.'    Thus  a   fissure  cutting through an ancient river  gravel cemented into a conglomerate might draw  gold from  it  and concentrate it .in a vein.    In  the same way where aii old dyke  containing   native   copper   was  traversed by a fissure'the vapors  of which carrying .sulphuric acid  would gather up the copper aud  redeposit it in the vein as   born  ite. copper pyrites or other copper sulphide      The  process   of  forming   veins   in   this   manner  with quart;! and even.of depositing,gold and quicksilver may bo  watched at hoi spings      Copper  pyrites, galena,  bornite/'pyrites  and other metallic minerals have  been deposited in small veins  in  the brickwork  of Roman   baths  abandoned   1,.">00 years  ago   by  the hot water acting' on copper  and   iron   weapons   and    coins.  Veins   of   granite-   required    a  greater heat to make them,  feldspar   being   less easily  formed  than quartznand mica crystals of  any    sine    necessitating    greater      heat. The"     irregular  veins       and    . pipes       formed  in limestone are formed  by' the  percolation of cold water  working  down  the  joints  and often  along 'fissures  formed    by    the  Dykes  although they  were  formed   in movement of the rocks.  deep seated 'fissures.  ' The irreg-. are sometimes ore-bearing,  hay  niarity of vein* will be easily un  dorstood when one considers that  rocks would not  naturally break  along  a   smooth    fracture    and  therefore a slight movement  of  ,   one side would   make wide  and  narrow    'openings     alternately.  'The   faults  in   veins of J en shift  them only a few. inches  or. feet  '  but move them thousands of feet.  The .vein is usually -to Jm found  on the side on which the greater  angle is made by the intersection  of the fault and th'p vein.   In any  < given district most Of the' faults  'will throw the veins io the same  side..   When the" fissures   were  1 formed ���'pieces T of   the   country  rock have  usually  been   broken  * -off and' fallen  into   the   fissure,  causing   -'horses*';'in   the  vein)  Tliose are especially common in  slaty rocks.    Veins have  a   ten-  , dency, to run with the- direction  of the principal mountain ranges  having been formed by the same  movements   which   made   them.  -Thedeepest fissures formed were  those formed in Tertiary or,later  ages   of   rock   making.     Veins  which   arc  ribbotfed   or  banded  are usually preferred.    This ribboning shows that were   formed  by degrees by reopening of ,the  fissures     after     each     deposit.*  These'bands are parallel   to   tho  walls.     Very often 'the material  of the bands i.s the same throughout. Ihe color and proportion   of  metallic minerals contained being  the only difference, butoccasion-  'ally they differ in their composition,    the   band   being ��� perhaps  quartz, than barite,   lhan  quartz  wilh' blende,   thou   calcite,   and  ipiarlz-again/   Calcite and quartz  are fjio most common matrix  for  i.hc ore in llie veins.  The lillings  of  vVins   were   noi   poured   into  i,])0 fissures in a molleii slate   as  is   shown   by, their   noi   having  lransver.se    columnar   structure  ���siich as some dykes have, due to  cording after deposition.    There  are als^ oilier points about Ihein  which   show   this.  Quartz    i.s  formed al a low heal by moisture  acting upon the silica in the  roclc. With greater heat, it  would combine rritn' other compounds and pure quartz would  not be deposited. Calcite is  formed by cold water. The same  amount of heat which i.s required  fo deposit quartz would also a Iter  sli'ale'lo mica slate, chlorite slate  and clay slate- and liinesUmi: to  a crysialine form.. The "material  tint of which the quartz veins  were made would be drawn in  part at least 'from the sid.es of  the fissures by the hot vapors  which would eat  into'the   walls  ing; brought metallic minerals  with tliem from their deep  sources "in these cases the  great'heat ha.st, prevented the  mineral's from being combinations of sulphur and a metal, the  metals beinn found in their  nntive0slate. To'this class'be  long Ihe native copper deposits  of Lake Superior. ,native silver  in Mexico and' other places.  However, it has often happened  that these dykes in cooling have  cracked and been full of -small  holes and fissures through which  the warm waters of the 'region  have penetrated and altered. Tin  veins have been found at a higher   temperature   than   those  of  ���   r ' i  other metals as is shown by   the  character of Ihe quartz and  also  by   the   fact   that  schorl and .topaz and the ores of  Ihe very refractory metal tonip-  sfen are associated  with  them.  When fistjitrcs pass through lime-  stones the resulting veins are al-  ways very irregular, as limestone  is a rock that'is  peculiarly   susceptible tochemical change.     Ln  veins associated with dykes   the  materia] is often largely composed of chlorite and quartz derived  from the component parts of the  pyroxene usually present in them  Many vein sure really beds which  have the aspect of veins, as  the  rocks have been turned up so as  to place Ihe beds-in a nearly vertical position.     These   comprise  many of'the largest bodies of ore  in   Ihe  ivorld.       In   Utah   sandstones mid shale.-, have thus been  iinproguiUod with silver.     Erup-  tivo rooks were   not   (iw  distant  and there lore hot. vapors derived  from then i were a chief fad or in  the chanifH.   Another great camp  of Ihe kind i.s thai of   -Ma.itstieid,  in t'ormajiy.   where   shales   and  .sund.stono.s carry _ ppr cent copper.     Upwards.;)!' iM,lKXi men are  employed at lliis point.   The cinnabar  mines  of   California    are  probable examples of this formation, the fissures through which  r>  n '  The China Job.  Now thai Italy is demanding  her'coaling slation in China, and  Great Britain is- backing her, it  is.clcar that the civilized world  is making one more step towards  tliopartitionofcorru.pt and imbecile old China. Some how or  of her, however, our politicians  nMVusliington are not so eager  as they might be to join in the  clivisioii'of the, plunder. -A copartnership in Asia would necessarily mean an army from two  to three limes as largo as Congress refused to give the. President for his present needs. If  may be possible thai the administration has come at last lo Unwise conclusion that an imperial  enterprise cannol be safely undertaken until Congress provides  the means'.      Perhaps,   too,   the  theVapoi'^ Come being connected | President has discovered that we  with the seats of volcanic action  in that region. The nieicury is  irregularly =di.sfurhed through  sandstones, shales, slates and  serpentines. Some mines have  been worked on gash veins filled  willi sediment from above, but  of course they cannot be expected lo have any greal depth. The  groa.f. .deposits of Leadyilie,  where the lead carbonate lies between poi-phyritic 'limestone and  Java; werw probably caused by  the hot vapors caused by tlih in-  'trension of the lava. The different parts of a vein   differ   much  have a task on hand,that i.s not  likely lo aid him next year.  Whatever be the reason of our  self rest mini, we have declined  to become a partner,in the China  job. - ��� //ar/ier'x   Weekly.  i.ud perhaps obliterate them..   In | ixoju one /toother. , All workable  B. F��. COOK  Livery,   Peed   and   Sale   Stable.  Fort Steele, B. C.  'I'KA.MIXl!  OK Al.l. KI.VlJS SOliU'lTK D.  veins have shoots of ore on them  which are  more profitable   than  the other parts.     In  fact  some  portions of good vein Avill  often  yield not even a trace.     On  tlie  surface  the  ores  arq likely   to  differ from those found in depth,  carbonates, oxides and chlorides  being   found   near the  surface,  while  at  depth sulphides   take  their place.     Some  curious instances of ore occuriug in dykes  are known in Australia, notably  at Whroo,   where   tlie   fissures  left across the dykes by the cooling of the rock have been subsequently   filled .with   rich   gold-  bearing'quartz.  True veins neaiv  ly always have a selveige on one  side. ..TJiis i.s a   streak  of  clay  which has been formed by water  working its way down the crack  on the side of vein, or sometimes  by movement.    In many regions  veins which are well defined and  workable,   end   by  dividing  up  into a number of small stringers.  Stock works    are    networks'   of  small    veins   which     are  oftdn  mined to a profit, notably in tlie  great copper mines oi Spain,���in  Ihe tin mines of Bohemia, and in  many other instances.   They are  usually   worked   by    quarrying  and the ore is Jiand picked.    One  remarkable instance is that Car-  chaze   tin    mine    in ��� Cornwall,  where numberless tin veins  tra-'  verse china clay.     The old miners did not value the china  clay  and made a tunnel at ,enormous  expense  io  wash   it  away.     In  later'  times   the    tin    ore,' was  thrown away'and the China clay  saved.     The  great chambers in  limestone are  usually .adjoining-  narrow veins which   are  not in  themselves   of   value    and    are  caused  by  the  solutions, full of  carbonic , acid,   eating   out   the  walls   where    its    course     was  checked       and , (   .subsequently  filling   tJicm   with   metallic  deposits.      Often   these chambers  assume Ihe form known as  flats.  Where tho water has worked its  .way'between tAvo, beds,  and   ex-'  cavatcd a series'of"flat .chambers  on each side of 1 he vein.    While  hot water 'and���,.steam    has   had  more than any agent to do  with  the i'ormation'.oi veins,  but, few  mines are working on the actual  pipes oi-deposits of hot springs.  Among  the  exceptions'are the  crvstals    of [Sulphur Banks in California.and  it is  supposed, the great Mount  Morgan    mine    in     Queenland.  Prospectors    will    do    well    to  search carefully in regions where  hot springs and warm lakes with  any 'apparent   outlet   exist., as  theso are the remains of volcanic  action which has died out in comparatively recent times and-.may  have'lelt some treasures  beliind  it.  Sullivan Diamond Drills  Most  accurate  and  most  economical   prospecting  drills  made.  Drills of all capacities, operated by hand or horse power, steam,  compressed air or electricity.  SULLIVAN MACHINERY COMPANY.  305 and 306 Rookery, Spokane, Wash.      -      -       -       Chicago, 111.  KNIGHT & STONE,  Aoe-vts!  CONTRACTORS FOR   PROSPEGTING   MINERAL   LANDS;  MA. BE ALE  AGENT  FOR  Canada Life , '  Imperial Fire  Sun Savings and Loan Co.  Identification'and Protective Co  Ontario Accident and >  Parsons Produce Co.  Mining Broker, Insurance  and Commission Agent  Books    Kept    and    Accounts    Promptly   Collected  Agent'for Geo.   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AND HAS A  (lUAKANTKBlJ   Ull.'OUI.ATIO.V    NAWOI-IK    THAN :-  A.VV OTVlKIJ 1'Ai'KU IX ICAST IvOOTI'.N'AY. IT IS -  l\i.i. iio^rrc I'KiN'i'nu. and cOxtaix^ Dorni.K ;  Till-; AMOVXT OK N1-:\VS OF A'XY I'AI'KK IX 'I'll IS ���   ���-'  niSTurcr. '      *���                ' . i  ,,    Airi   An    Advertising  Zfne^coelled.  A'lediu i ii    It    Is  ''&r v  .1/ 1'  >!/ Till-: I'KOSI'KCTOIt COVKKs A  IJISTIIKT            '*!  \it '!��  \i, I.AUOISK THAN SOMIS  ISMl'l KISS   A.N'D  HAS   \   if\  |jj i.ai.'ci: i-'oiiuiox cn.'cci.A'rjox.         -           '��  \ii 'l>  The Paystreak Of Ad's In This Paper Pays Prom The Grass Roots,  And Never Pinches Out.,:;Stake One !     The Result Will Be To  Your Interest.  .10l{ PliI:l\TI.NO  OKJALL KIjVDSnNEATLV AN.D'-.PIiOMPTLY  EXECUTEI.).   -.'-���: '������'���.'  _J- THE PROSPECTOR, FORI STEELE, B. C , APRIL 8, 1��Wj.  THE   PROSPECTOR,  IS    PUBLISHED    WEEKLY   li)  THE   Pi.OSPEC'JVJi   COMPANY.  A.  li.   GRACE. MANAGER.  THE PROSPECTOR, is published  every Saturday, and lias a guaranteed  circulation larger than any other paper  In East Kootenay. It is all home Printed  and contains double the news ol" any  other paper in the district.  As an  advertising  medi>:.n  it   i�� unexcelled. ' , *��-  Devoted to the upbuilding of fort steelf,   ihe  development of the \ n-.:, mineral  n.'-ourcen of  4be Ea��t Kootenay minim; district.  Subscriptions i 2.00 per  veiir  Advertising rau>s ni:nle known on :ipnIir:tiion.  Contribution" iire -ollcm-d from .ill ii.iu-.ot tlir  4J*trlct. but all mutter intended for xiihlieiKinu  KUbt bsve the writer's Mnitiituie  TUIC DA PCP Ih kept on tile nt Ui.-iidvor.  iniO rMrCIl tisin��-uKi nev of .Mux.iid-i  ���Co., Sklte K. Firsl,N.>tion-Al Hank littildni'-.  fpokunc. Wash.. when, contract;. <'.��:. l>e i:i��l.  fcrlt.  fftjjs eUfvozpzctov.  SATlfKDAV. APKIL \ lSil.i,  come tax and the death dalios,  lt is generally expected that the  chancellor will propose a re-  imposition of the tobacco duties  or an increase in   the  duties   on  beer.  ->,    Honor for Queen Victoria.  Washington.���The committee  on civic parade for the peace  jubilee to be held her'1 in May  took action tonight looking- to a  formal recognition during the  event of Queen Victoria's birth-  gmmmmmmmmmmmm&mmmmmmmmmwmm|s  | DOMINION-EXPRESS j  g COMPANY. H  5~ The Above Company Having Opened an Office at Port Steele -2  ^r Shipnienls of all kind<. whether in Mond, or C. O.D..   ~ZZ  Srr   can now be received aud forwarded without delay at great-   X3!  S^   ly reduced prices. > "       'ZS  COMPLETE    PLANTS  Ready forgprumpt Shipment IN OUR ROSSGAND' WAREHOUSE!  BOILERS  HOISTS "���  PUMPS  BUCKETS  cars, wheels;  ���   and AXLES  The parade here is - to ' be I ^  day.  held May 21, the dale of th.-JS-  Queen's jubilee, and at a meeting!^:  tonight a committee was appoint- '��~  ed to wait on Nmbassador ^  n\'i .T'> for --otiii' S~  .-'r'viiv    on ��� the . ^  MOXKY   OUDERK.   the cheapeM,   safest   and    most ���  [.-onveuient method o],reuniting money, are sold.  Pauncfote .it.-  appropriate  Queen's an:i:v  demons tra'iO.  ���-i iJ'.V  ^'r��">.  in ing  ti.  I  Tho :Vow Cup ,."  Tube  "..Y.ll'dpubl/i  -ter or the Acn  .I'Toiir-.m out  ��� ��� t   who:!    r'tv  bronze were    ive '  . >n eiiher sides ��� f ���  ihe midship-* ���se    i"  In all, ou uaJeri-  mu-js,   i wo  doze  h.i\->-     been      tt ..  fr iniesP These   ��S.i i  12 to 15 feet  lo *_���.  5r?  'vi'' "b   ciuit   lb ,  If  'tpIIZl-.  t��� i*5 'l-'Xl .fie'Vii-  i',i's   'no \,->!i I.  '.    ho.      v ��� "ish  ii . ^"-   'V    T .'���  ��� ' -.,. r.n..-.'  t^I    Ili.S  ���lit  T is, we may say, de.--.piie  the  disadvantages  of  an'incom-  plete railway service, and of distance  from "the great   financial  ..centers, the  mines of  the Fori  Steele district have forced  their  way to the front.    It is true that  *��� (\  a great deal has been  said   boih  ,    , . , reet wide, unci  at home and abroad with respeci   ���   . . <        ...  . tlliOF. Al.  to our mines, and had  they  m-t,        , . ,  . ,*-,-' 'machine power. -, ml  possessed merit they could  not:   , .   ,   ,  L   '     ^ ���   ��� i i.il" ��� .      !    .ableu the met a  Jiave attained their present cele-        ��        , , , ,  brity, and all eyes would not- oe.      ,    .        .     ,, ,      ,     \.  J1 J ,.   .piatmg the D'1.   <Jer luur vears  as they are at present, turned in , r  the direction of Fort  Steele, de-,'"'     _A ��� ,        ..      .���   ,  .���     ,       ^       . ��� The c-)-fooi -leei   .-a-,   wdi   be  spite the attractions  offered   bv   _   . .    ,        ,      .        ...      ���  1 u ' finisned up by -he  ���.:-..si.��-)f next  week, the ! J'i-f o- 1a> :ii is about  ^ Further Information can bo obtained by applying to        ~:  B M. A. BEALE, Agent.  =��  ^     KOKT KTKKLK.   li   (\ ' , ' .     3  Port"   Ste<ele''  Wire Rqpe and Supplies  Rand compressors .m  Write for Estimates and Catalogues '  JENCKES MACHINE CO. CAXA9IAN RAND DRILL tt��.  ROSSLAND,    B.    C.    _  F. R. MENDENHALL. Munauer..  THE  -> tv gc fr��-m  two, lv  four  -1 t x ��� "."- 'Ii i."ch- s  e    r;veti��M    uy  wivkeis "o i.r.ike  lie-  -ii"ed , w'h-n  rewing  FORT STEELE, B. C.  '-.MANUFACTURERS-   and     BREWERS    OF, EXTRA   FINE  EQUITABLE        LIFE  SOCIETY  ASSURANCJE  OF  r.  THE  UNITED STATES.  BEER  rival  camps.     It  is   manifestly  JPort  Steeles   turn this time and  it is for her to,take every opportunity, in a legitimate manner in  pushing    and    developing    the  great  mineral  resources  of the  'district.  , The   greatest   impediment  to  the   introduction    of   improvements for the benefit of the  district,   is  the  lack of (interest on  ��� the part of,, the people most con-;  . cerned, while capitalists are directing'their attention to the'dw-  ' veloping of ourf mineral^ rpsour  vces, seeking a safe and profitable  investment  for  idle wealth-; the  'government, and tho people, up-  on-whom   the, whole  prosperity  of the district depends, seems to  at times lose the  interest they  |.._j3iice manifested in  the  subject,  however, we must take the matter   home,    personally   and   by  persistent     intelligent ,'  efforts  demonstrate   to    the   Dominion  and Provincial governments, and  others  interested,  (1st.') that wf  have a mineral .wealth that is not  surpassed iu any country.   (2nd,)  we"have a rich and fertile valley  capable  of   sustaining   a   large  population      with   " inadequate  means of transporting their productions   to   a   market.     (3rd.)  that  tho  people of  the district  are ready��to lend a helping hand  and assist the government in obtaining what is  wanted for  the  best   in'crests   of   the   district.  Then putting forth  local  efforts  to  show  that  we  can   and rare  willing to help capital in   securing safe investments in   tlie district: thai thepcople are  united  in the desire to forward the mining and agricultural interests   of  the ���entire   valley:   there   is   no  /.doubt but   that  this   portion of  South East Kootenay  will excel  and   agricul-!  PORTER  one third    iiut.>\   :;.;k1   !. ������   steel  mast is zMpidiy Ukui"'' shap-   in  the North  Sh"re.       V  .iuplicatv  ���set of organ pipe sp.^rs is beinir SOLD  made in Boston, and   its arrival,    ���  is   now   expected  almost-   daily. '  Other spurs will be ol spruce  it  is thougr.l.      \\ ��� vk 'on   the new  flyer's    canvas    is    proceeding  slowly in the ::ew  loft,   but the:  most perfect sails ever turned out  for  an  American  yacht' will be  the result.  BY   THE "-BARRELr   KEG   OR    BOTTLED  Bottled beer for family.use a specialty,  OUTSIDE ORDERS'GIVEN" STRICT'* PROMPT ATTENTION  Outstanding Assurance, 'Dec. 31,  1898 $987,157,134.ee>  Assurance Applied for in 1898    198,362,617.0c  '���j       -        i                   -i - .  Examined and'Declined. ...'...���. ���. 30,-318,878.0c  New Assurance Issued.- -    168,043,739.00  Income in 18gS :     50,249,286.7$  Assets Dec. 31, 1898 '.. .'.;    258,369,298.5^  Assurance   Fund   ($198,898,259.00) and  all  other Liabilities ($2,160,550.27 : . .  201,058,809.237  Surplus '. ..��� _;���...,.      57,316,489.27'  Paid Policyholders in 1898 ''. -      24.020,523.42  HENRY B.' HYDE, Pkesident.  J. W. ALEXANDER, V.-P.  CHARLES ESTMERE,  '    District Manager.  ALLENBERG & VEDER, Managers;  :-'   Spokane, Washington,,.  ���Won by '-Spike" Snllivan.  New York, April 3.���At the  Greenwood Atheletic Club,  tonight, "Spike" Sullivan defeated George '"Mystery" Kir-  wan of Chicago in seven rounds.  The moment the men-got- in the  ring they got together, Kirwan  letting his arms fly like flails  without any attempt at science.  This puzzled "Spikes'' a good  deal but he got his man's' measure and soon was plainly a winner, hitting Kirwan freely, The  latter wasted his strength and  weakened greatly. In the sixth  and seventh "Spike" sailed in  and finally with a right hand  smash ou the jaw knocked Kirwan helpless after 55 seconds of  fighting in the seventh.  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED,  P. O. BOX 812  TELEPHONE- NO. 1  Kaiser & Sick, Prop's.  -.u-1- j ���>  BS  Fort Steele Meat Company.  The   Confederation  Ltife   Association  OF   TORONTO,   ONT.  in mining, grazing  lure.  The Revenue is Gratifying.  To Keep up a Brave Front.  Paris, AprilS.���Agoncillo. the  agent of Aguinaldo. in the course  of an interview published today  in La Patrie, says:  "Tho capture of Malolos is not  as important as the Americans  would like to make it 'appear.  The Filipino government hud already determined on removal to  San Fernando and ;i snnll detachment of troops was left with  order to burn the town and thus  to draw the Americans inland  ���Two months  of  rain   and   fever  i  'will save the Filipinos their am-  ; munition   and    a   good   deal   of  Fresh and Salt Meats always  on hand.  rIRoibsos-s St Rogers, Prop's  <  Riverside Avenue,       -       -      Fort Steele, B. C.  i  Issues an unconditional accumulative policy, which guar-  (} antees extended insurance or a paid up policy after two  g years. It is absolutely free from restrictions from date  n of issuance, aud has but one condition, viz:  That the Premium Shall be Paid.  For further information apply to the head office, Toronto, or the ���  local agent,   v  A: L. McDermot,  P. 0. Box .4. FORT STEELE, B.,C.  V >i  Loudon. -The revenue returns ; trouble and the war will not end  showing an unexpectedly l:Vge! while a single Filipino remains ^  increase practically remove ibV'to bear arms."  anticipated difficulties in balan- j Agoncillo charges Major (fencing the budget. The chancel ' oral Otis with opening the hos-  lor of the the i.-xcliequer. Sir lilities mid holds the Americans  Michael llicks-Mi'iich. had e.-,ti i jcipoiisiblu for the transfer ol  mriU'd ihat the increase of rev-"the Spanish prisoners and for  enue Avonld be only Cf-OO/Kiij. preventing the Filipinos from  Theaclual increase, however, noirolialing a treaty willi Spain,  exceeds hi- esimiate b\- more Agoncillo is confined to his  than ,&l,0!>u,uOu and itis now ex- j room wii-Ji-iufhioiiza.   -   .  ��� pec-ted   that-ine-'budget' deticil ; -.--���- ���-'---  ," :  ' will.aniollllt 'l,U .only    t'l,"i00,0(i(')'| ���  . Artillery for Mauilfi;  instead of t;:-.l,'(!0(),("��(.'0.. ' This j''��� N<jw York, April .'i. --fight  a.mo'uiit-cani.iot be jn'ov.ided. for; Battery J',.! Fourth Artillery,  without serious increase in taxa-; and ��� Light .Mattery F.. of the  tiou. Tlie augmented revenues; Fifth Artillery left' today for  are mainly derived from   the   in-! Manila via San Francisco..  UPPER COLUMBIA NAVIGATION and TRAM  WAY COMPANY Limited.  GOLDEN     AND      FORT     STEELE  TIME   TABLE   TO   TAKE   EFFECT   JUNE   i ST,   1898.  OOING    SOUTH  CANADIAN ' PACIFIC' RAILWAY.;  The only direct route to and' from the Kootenay  Country. The best steamship connections in the mining;  Districts.  First class and tourist sleepers, through from Pacific'  to Atlantic without change.  Through  T  line  T'ahle-  -P,ast  Trains leave Fort Steele Junction 7:30 Tiies., TJiurs. and Sats\-  Steamer leaves Golden every Tuesday 'and Friday at -1 a. m.  Steamer arrives at Windermere " " ���'        ���'       p. m,  Stage arrives  al   Fort Steele  Thursday and  Sunday  at (i p. m.  i OOTNO    NORTH  Slage leaves Fort Steele Monday noon and Saturday at & a. m.  Mont leaves Windermere Wednesday at 1 a. in. and Sunday noon  Sleanier arrives at (-.'olden Wednesday  p.   in.   and   Monday  noon.  i  I Freight in. Oar load dots of "JO.OOU Jbs:\ delivered at Fort Siecle via  i ,     . Golden "nl ij ce.nts pev pound.        ���'; ' ''..-.  jO.    P.'   Iv    and   boat charges   must   h<;'paid to company's agenl-at,  j'. . Windermere before delivery.  !'���'������������ : -      ' ���   ' '''''.'���''  j ��� Upper Columbia 'Navigation & Tramway Co.  | ���..'' ,;-.;/        C. H. PARSON, Secretary.  19:00    " " "  7:55 Daily  14:40 "   '  2:00 p.m. Daily (except Sun-  G:25 p.m.     "     .      " "  at   Toronto   for   Hamilton1,.  "     Macleod   .  Medicine Hat  ���'    Arrive Winnipeg  ���'     Toronto  "        '���     Montreal  Connections are made  Niagara Falls, Boston, New York, London, Detroit, and:-  other points, and at Montreal for New York, Boston, Halifax  and all points south and east.  '  Through    Time   Table West  Train leaves Fort Siecle Junction   20:45  Mon.. Wed. and Frf.  Cranbrook 0:00 Tues., Thurs. & Sats.  ~ Steamer arrives   Nelson 18:40      " "        '      "  Train leaves " 18:40  Daily.  "     Arrives'   liossland 2:i:0f)  .Connecting steamers run between Robson and Arrow-  bond calling 'n't "intermediate points;- also on Slocan Lake in.  connection with trains between Nakusp and New Denver and  Sandon: ,        .���������'���'��� J:. '  For full particulars arid Time Tables apply (6 nearest-C.'Pi-'  K. Agent or address ...''   '-���'  ROBERT KERR, Traffic- Manager, Winnipeg.. THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, 13. p., APRIL 8, 1899.'  t��he %$t0#pect0t  SATURDAY. ARRJL 8, 18!)S).  TELEGRAPHIC   NEWS.  Monday and Tuesday.  London, April 3.���The Rome  correspondent of the ��� Daily  ��� Chronicle says he learns in official circles that Italy and Great  Britain have arrived at an agreement which will result ,in an  Ttalian occupation of San Moon  Bay, Province, of Che Kiang,  China, before April L'iHh.   '  *      -K-      #  London. April #.-According  to a despatch to the Daily Mail  -from Hong Kong serious disturbances have recently occurred in  the vicinity of Canton/ and a  British torpedo boat., destroyer  has been sent there to protect  -British interest-.. The destroyer  will soon be followed by other  vessels carrying troops.  Madrid correspondent of the  Daily Chronicle, and it i.s probable that-there will bo a Carlist  rising after Easter.  i     Mexican Congress Opened.  City    of     Mexico.���president  Diaz opened the  spring session  of   congress   tonight,   a   large  number of spectators,  including  many promiuent American travellers in the country, being present.  , The president in his message gave a complete review of  the business and  general  inter-  ests'of the country.     The finances were shown to be in excellent condition. '   '  *3l  33-  33  33  L>       Pekin.  April  3.���The  correspondent of,tlie Times says: "The  Chinese "authorities have made  known to the British consul' at  Tien Tsin/ the port of Pekin,  ���the   whole   .foreshore   recently  I opened at Port Ching Wan  Tai  36 reserved for a>Chinese mining  -company.    The British  legation  ; has entered a protest pointing  ,out that this action  renders  the  opening of  the port nugatory.  Friendly relations continue be-  '' tween the German' legation and  [t the Tsnug Li Yanien and China  offers*1 to grant a railway concession  if   the   German   troops  Hong  are withdrawn."   j<  ���' t.    ���  *   *   #  Pekin:   April   3.���The  11 Kong authorities are "pressing  for an extension of her territory  ceded ,to Great Britain  by,the  I',, treaties of Canton and Nankin  -on the ground that more land" is  needed,''for .Government' buildings.- They'propose to build a  ^custom house for the 'collection  " of Chinese .revenues and promise  ���fo' increase the opium duties'  .��40,000 annually-, if the extension is granted." 'In case  of  re-  ; fusal, they threaten to remove  the Chinese custon house from0  British territory.   , .  Friendly Relations.  Nothing more remarkable than  tho   contrast, between the  real  feelings and the official   inter:  course' of France and England  has been seen for years.    Ostensibly the  relations of the   two  countries are friendly.     Parliament, the Lord Mayor,   and5 the  London County Council express  their   profound  sympathy  with  the French'nation at the death  of Monsieur Felix Faure, at the  very time when a British Admiral,     with     ships     cleared    for  action,   threatens   the     lmaum  of       Oman    ��� with'    bombardment   if  he  ventures   to   carry  out his promise of ceding a coaling station to our dear friends  and allies  the French.    -While  the Queen sends the Earl of Pembroke and Sir Stanley Clarke to  represent her personally at  the  funeral"of, the late President, her  Majesty's'name is received with  hisses at places of entertainment  on the Riveria,   whither she is  atiout   to repair for   the usual  spring sojourn.     Foreign Office  representation*   on     important  matters are ignored by the gov  ernment of the French Republic  as, though Great Britain were a  power ��� of   no   importance   and  could be. flouted with ��� impunity.  Only this week Lord' Salisbury  informed me that he has had  no  reply to the communication made  to the French government on the  subject of compehstation for the  |VICTORIA METALLURGICAL WORK;'. ~"  || *m ^.^AND ASSAY. OFFICE.  .  .  .  It 43 FORT STREET.   VICTORIA. B. C. ���  || W. J. R. COWELL, B. A., F. G. S., MINING ENGINEER.  Cfc SOLE PROPRIETOR AND MANAGER.  tfc GOLD ASSAY, $1.00,   '    GOLD AND SILVER, $1 ,",0,  :�� SILVER, SI.00,            SILVER AND LEAD. *l..-.0.  :|H LEAD, $1.00,   '         GOLD, SILVER AND COPPER, *3.  [fe OTHER METALS ON  APPLICATION.    ,  J ,             MILL'/PESTS:    -���"'  "** The Stamp Mill has a capacity ol 20 Tons-a day.  Centra  ta  33  33  33  H. W.  DREW,  Proprietor.  Fort Steele.  .��:l  The Chlorination Plant 2 T  S. A. ROliEkfS, v!.L S..  / Uisiness A/  fcDUiUUAJUUAilWWilUUAUlUiUmUiiiiiUi'i  taUUkUllkUlfHillttUkllkliLliiUUdUUUUili.it  '','i��<��ii>.:-.:"sywowi.Hi::  '''*.�������:'.    *���!������"��� iiii.C���.'/j'.  Now Ope  n  jPort Steele.  2     !  1 *'}  t t  2 ���*   ;'c  ��*v    i  Kimberley,  H.W.Drew,'  '��">  a large and Attractive Hotel of Quiet Elegance in all  "its Appointments, with a Cusineof Superior  ���  Excellence.',     ��� _   .  PROPRrET- >R.  .'������if. WaiinaiaakerS .���)  Tomkins. -'Good i; nrnks<i,  08.  .   Will!  Growing Trad* of America.     -,  London.���The Statis this week  i  takes an optimistic view of the  business   outlook' here   and   in  America.  < It poin ss out that the  activity of :trade throughout the  world is due to calmer, political  conditions, . "and    referring    to  America,' it says:  , "When speakingibroadly,trade  in the"United States is growing  marvelously, and is likely to continue to" grow,. unless the new  crops ,proye very bad indeed,' or  something'^altogether unforseeu  occurs.     There  is  more uncer-  families of British officers who Itainty  resPectin�� *hG probably  the 'part   of   steamers   are   not  equally persuasive in  cases   of  sailing vessels." - numulcer, I haio i-ai-Vl m r..-o ifyun <.-.t;i  The chief justice and Justice k'hv "ie ��' i'0��iiluu in ;.um chtabli.,.i-  Peckham dissented. '   ,m"nt"   rcan t,irn m? ^d'��> "ai.ai- t         < , :anything:'',  Mr. W." ''No, ��,! are  hill  i���   ,:v.-.rv'  LARGE   AND ' COMxWODIOUS  COMMERCIAL MEN.  SAMPLE" ROOMS   FOR  department, and you are the twurit.idth  man I have refused c-o-day. Why dnu'x,  you take up a hne in which tiiei'-u ].-, Im,.-,  competition and betLer pay?"  Tomkins.' "I'd only be too thankful  if,'you can put me on track of such a  position."  Mr. W! "When,! was twenty veai'-s  of a^e, I was a- "stranger in a .strange  land, with neither work nor money,  when a friend of mine, a lawyer, advised me to'take a book agency .saying-  he had educated himself.by canvassing:  like drowning men g'ras.p at btraws. I  took his advice, and in five years saved  $5,000, and with this siimjstarted iriy  present business. It is just fifty years  ago to-day that Mr. Bradh-y, the found-  Everything New, First Class and up to date  In Every, Particular.  HEADQUARTERS   For Travellers and Mining Men.  Restaurant- open/day and'night.  London','' April 4.���The Hong  Kong correspondent of the Daily  Mail says; ��� "Placards have been  posted in theKow Loon Hinter-,  Jand inciting the people to stop  the British officers from surveying there and the' officers have  returned lo.Hong Kong because  of the threatening attitude of the  ]) Chinese." ":'  . ' *    *   *  Hong Kong, April 4.���It is reported   that  the   Cliino.se   have  captured' Captain Henry Francis  May, superinfendetit"of tlie Hong  Kong police.    Two companies of  Welsli fusileers wont  to  Canton  last  night  on   tlie  torpedo boat  destroyer sent  there   to  protect  Brilisl^ interests, and lho torpedo  | destroyer Fame followed at daybreak    this   morning   with   200  men.    Tho Hong Kong regiment  is  under  orders   to   proceed to  Canton.  Norway Is Arming.  London, April :J.���The Daily  Mail's correspondent at Gothon-  berg. reverting to the warlike  preparations of Norway, says:  "The only possible object of  these preparations is to attack  Sweden,   whose    defences   and  .armament are inferior, and  whose infantry*,are  armed   with  [obsolete weapons. Should the  Norwegian iieet attack Gothon-  berg,   the  city  must  inevitably  ifall."  were killed by French troops in  the   British'  colony   of' Sierra  Leone. Two hundred and seventeen days' have   elapsed  [since  representations were addressed  to' the  French  government' on  the subject.    Foreign Office remonstrances' as to the loss   of  British   trade   in   Madagascar,  caused by the" cynical breach  of  faith  on the part of France, are  ignored   with   equal sang froid.  Subscriptions   for  a  submarine  boat to sink tho British fleet" are  publicly and successfully invited  by a' Parisian newspaper.     This  kind of behavior is .unfriendly,  and a very strong feeling  is expressed in society at the insistence of the Queen in refusing to  take holiday elsewhere  than  on  French    soil.      Good    relations  with the government of France  exist only oh   tho  surface,   and  the   settlement ��� of   outstanding  differences will be due to British  naval superiority rather than to  a new-born affection on the part  of the French.���llttrpcrs Weekly.  course of tlie money market than  to, sent me my lirst book prospectus,  er of-the present Firm of The Bradley-  ���Jpi!i-3i^i^ii��ii^i��ii��iiti^i��ii)t*ifej|fc  Garretson Company, Limited of Toron-* ��'*' * " ** -<"**��***'*** **#  Excessive Speed in Fogs.  Washington,    April     11.���The  United States supreme court  today decided the somewhat unex-  ploited question of  tho  liability  of sailing vessels  for  excess  of  speed in case of collision in foggy  weather.    The case involved the  collision of the American steamship Chattahoochic and the Canadian   schooner Golden Ruleroff  politics or trade.    The probabil  ity is there will be such a rise in  rates in the  New  York money  market as will lead to the shipment of much gold from Europe  to the United States before summer.    Of course the true balance  of indebtedness to   the   United  States^ is   not quite ,redressed.  The United States  is still   employing money in Europe, especially in Germany, and that money  can be withdrawn whenever it  seems desirable,'' but' it is   not  probable that money will become  so dear in New York that it will  be  profitable  to   withdraw,   the  sums now employed from  Germany and ship them across within the next few months. < .It will  be different when .the crops- begin to be moved.    If money continues  to  be  employed^ in Germany on anything like the scale  it is  now  employed  it  will   be  withdrawn when the rates rise,  and Germany will be compelled  and to his beautiful letters and good ad  vice, I owe much of my present success.  Yes, young man, if you have anything  in you, there is just as good a chance  for you to-day with this old established  House as there was for me. Write them  and see what they have to offer.''  Tomkins. ,,''Ihave seen the advertisement of this firm, for agents, for years  back, and have often thought of writing them, but have never done so. I  ���will write to-day; and I am very thankful to you, Mr. Wannamaker, for your  good advice.''  Up To Date  In Each  and  Every  Department of the  Business  ^ LEADERS    FOR   THE"  to draw from England and  France, and later, if the stringency in New York increases,  gold may be shipped from Europe in considerable amounts."  Aguinaldo is Doomed.  London.���The   Speaker   this  week commenting upon the difficulties of the Americans  Aguinaldo as we suppressed  Arabi Paslii for- the protection  of European interests in Egypt.  It may be possible hereafter to  give the Filipinos local self government, even independence, but.  for the present il is ubsokilcly  necossary to secure peace for  Manila for the maintainance of  the commerce of'tlio islands.  "If by threaloninir this the  Filipino government made itself  impossible, the fault lies with  itself and not with tlio United  States, for the present gallant  troops in the newer West are the  mandatories of civilization and  Europe and are carrying on the  war in the interests of peace.'*  '.lr  ���!���  ��������"  '��"  >��'  NEW    YEAR  Fine Toilet Soaps  .-Imported Perfumes  ��� r      Toilet Preparations   '  Webbs Confectionery  Hair Brushes ���'  Tooth Brushea  Nail Brushes  ���STRICTLY  Complete   Range  PURE   DRUGS   "   f  of.   Patent   Medicines X  "J*"- *^*  ijt Try a Bottle of Vin Mariani.     * Try a Jar of Ontario Honey $  QUALITY AND COMPLETIiNKSS KVERYWHBHK  Pioneer Drug Hail  FORT  STEELE  0  �������  -��������-  it  ;�� A. W. BLEASDELL, Graduate Ontario (.'ollege of Pharmacy 3^  Extraordinary Yarn.  Paris.���The Echo dc Paris today publishes a sensational  dis-  War Talk. '  London.���A   dispatch   to   tho  Exchange   Telegraph   company  [from Bucharest says that there  is   a   general  impression'there  .(that Turkey is actively' preparing   for   war    with     Bulgaria,1,  l-^rains laden with war  material  are   constantly    running   from  Constantinople to Adriahqple."'.  ;   (JARL1ST; 'RISING.'-'  Thirty.. thousand /."Spanish   reserves: are  called out,. ' says   the  Nantucket shoals in 1SH-1, where- after  the ,capture' of   Malolos,  by the schooner was sunk.   Both probably be put an end  to  with  vessels'were proceeding at  top the Filipino Republic, continues:  speed in a fog when the accident "It   must be noted   throughout  in the patch from Copenhagen, saying  Philippines, and asserting that that a plot, against the czar of  the new series of troubles which Russia, in which his mother and  are   said   to   be inevitable  will the Holy Synod  are   implicated,  has been discovered. The object  of the conspirators was to take  advantage   of   the  stale  of the  occurred. Tho court below held  that as the Golden Rule as well  the Chattahoochiu liiid failed to  slow dowii, it was equally liable  for the'disaster, and therefore  held the owners of the steamer  responsible for one-half of the  damage done.  Justice Brown of the supreme  court .affirming: this, .decision,  stating that "' 'it is .not, perceived  why the.' considerations which  demand a slackening of speed on  the   present   struggle  that  tho  czar's health to remove him from  power, and confide   the govern  Filipinons have  put  themselves | ment to his nnclo. who is classed  in  the wrong.     The plea that  they were lighting in' defence of  their rights1 does not Jiold in the  case of Manila,, which is the center of   European, interests. ]," It  could not be left to,the mercy of  revolutionaries.     And   America  through, no.fault of her own has  become responsible for the good  government   of Ithe : Philippine  Islands and is'bound to suppress  as a  reactionary.     The  mother  of the Czar is a daughter of  the  King of Denmark and   sister of  the Princess of Wales. The oldest  uncle of thbCzar ,is Grand Duk.6  Vladimir who was born  in   1817  and  who married  the .'Princess  Maria.of Mecklenburg-Sch wer i n.  The head of the  Holy  Synod  is  the  procurator  general   Pondo-  nopsoff.    ���  KIMPTON   &   PITTS  WINDERMEKE if. DONALD  General Merchants  ing suDDiies a $mmm  Minors going .northward' via-Caiioc Eiy or Route will find it a large  saving and convenience l|:> procure their, supplies at Donald',- "''  Agents  at  Windermere  for  the California Giant Powder Co. THE PROSPECTOR,   FOiVl  STE1SLE,  B. C , APRIL R. 1899.
&he Igvo&peckov.
■sATUKHAY, Al'KlL S, J«!»!».
Ottawa Letter.
Kroiu Our   Own Coirespouilcul.
(j     ./.i, April -'.---The session
ha Mieuced at last in earnest
and those who were hoping for
a,short session, will derive little
encouragement from the attitude
of the Opposition lender in his
speech on Monday evening when
'■the old Cumberland war horse"
showed that there was lots of
tight in him yet. In fact he grew
more pugnacious both in word
and gesture' as he proceeded with
his mai vcHou.s arraingmeiit of
the Government. That it was a
marwllou-, jserformanc-e all'who
heard it will" admit, for whatever
one ibay think of tho subject
matter, the mental activity and
physical endurance that would
enable a man who ha-, almost
completed his fourth mI-oiv to
stand iip in his place in' the
Hou>e for four hours and forty
minutes, and duriuir the wholeof
that time speak cogently. _ aud
with great vigor and considerable' action, with very slight ref
erence to note is a performance
which few men could surpass.     -
AS   RXTKAV'AOKVT   AS yVKK.
Lt, is therefore to be 'regrette.d
that  a   Tiarliaiuentarian   oi such, Sjr Adolphe Ciinui,  whose reck-
oxperieuceand ^;]li;£™f}$'\ Lets expenditures, awarding mail I
should ininiuifze the (.'fleet o* his l ,•       ,   ;
criticism bv calling info  opera- j contracts without tendei'. and  m
tion,his characteristic and appar-j many  other  ways,   resulted  not
'ently    uncontrollable    habit   of j only   inefficient service but  in a
reckless and ridiculous «xag»er- |t}CTTt.it cr nearlv  ^N'O.odo.      Hut""
;ation*.    The most thick and thm •    ^ ^ ^ ^ ^  .
.supporters   ol   the (rovenmu-iH | .      . ,
would scarcely venture to claim! been cnanged.   amt  m  this  one j j
that their acts''had  throughout Mtem   there  ha< already  been a , I
been without fault or error. but,savjJUr ,,].' f41-").7.">(.i iu   the   tunv''
it is even more ab-urd to declare ; cmltr.u.ls xvi,]i better'atuUwift'eri
a.- Sir'Chai;les Tupper 'decp.ired. ,
not only in general term- but in (■-
GENERAL
Fort    .
Steele,
course his supporters vigorously
cheered him on and the crowded
galleries looked interested and
amused. It was an entertaining
evening's performace ami much
enjoyed by a large audience
which could not but have been
struck ,with the aptness of his
own observation made early in
his speech when speuking of
another member of the Elouse he
remarked: "Indeed 1 have come
to the conclusion, alter listening
to the honorable gentleman, that
the great essential' of" oratory is
to be able to .say whatever the
occasion may require without re
gard to facts."
THK   l'OST  OKPICK DlCl'AltTMKNT.
T)lH*ia0,is   no   department   of.
the     sefvice    that     haw     been
more    ''carefully     administered
than the General Post Olliee and
there   is   no   department    with! ^oi.k r\t:i-;NTN
which Ihe Opposition would more1
gladly Iind fault, if there was the !
slightest excuse for doing so offered them.    There is more than
one reason for this.      la the old
days the department  was in   the
charge of one of   most   reckless
and  extravagant   of   Ministers.
CAKLIN
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equal to .lessop's  or   h'irths in all
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GroW'S N6SJD Goal company
Giant Powder company,
__r Manufaci.uror of all Kinds of Lumber. -    A large assort,-    HiS
S~ „ ■   ment of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always             ~2
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§= .        DIMENSION      LUMBER '   A      SPECIALTY.      _'  3
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* ' _ ^ (LIMITKD.)
|\Ve Garry Complete   ' m
ice.    The number  qf  mails
detail, that ^vy single^ act  in j received has-increased in no less
every department of the  admin-, than   170  existing   post   offices
istration had been badly conceiv jand diere has been a net
ed and worse carried out. , of 17!) officos tiurjD1r Po.suu.iMt-!-1 ,m
Havin"  for   example   opened-   >   ,     ,.    '    '.    '   '    ',     -'   ■  <      ,  >lLS
■ "<u"--   LU -.  l     i    '.,   „,   Muook*  regime.      In, spite  oj. ww
with   a   relrospecrne glance ai j-*1"--'""     lk- i
'fho condition of affairs  prior   toj       thk KKOfcxiox ix COM'.       |
1S7.S,'and  from   that   on   to   the,'the   railway   and   stage   servicer
close   of   the  administration  in"j had rapidly'increased, and  if it
which   he "was'so  prominent a j had  been  paid   for at the same
member.       Sir   Charles   asked. | rate per mile that- it was   in   the
■■"What   delinite  poLicy   has   the j old days,'the cost to the country
Government had since it  assu'in- i'wouId have been oyer half a.mil
-i-
inereasc j IM Dry Goods,
-tmaster-, iff)'   '*    Groceries,
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OUK C'KI.U.VIi'r.S STOCKED WITH THK'L-'IXKST.
'    ed the reins of power? -^ None!"'
;-r, They   have,   broU-en  every   unti-
',' eJeel ion jiromise they had made,
and what prosperity the country
„had (;njoy<'d during the last thrise,
voars. had been in  spite of.   not
\ c , ■ in consequence'of,' llie   Govor'n-
.     ' ' - niont: "for   that   'prosnerity   was
; '    ' tlio outcome of what   the  admiii-
•     ki       "istralion had   not    done ' rather
than what   if had   accomplished.
nay.   more.    it.   was   absolutely.
.wholly and enlirely   duo   lo   the
policy of the late adininstration.
WIJA'I' AN  CNI-'OltTl-NATK KAMIIA'
\VK   A'HK.
Procei'din'g lo deal in detaiN'
with tlie policy of the Govern
nionl the worthy liaronet declared that Ihe .action of the Canadian High Commissioners at
' Washington  had   been   ••huinili-
• ating and'degrading to Canada"'
their pro-jiosiils had been "dishonorable", there should have
been no adjournment they were
wrong in refusinii to accept pan
■ because they could not sK all
they wanted, and in fact they
had acted as ii their only desire
wa1- "to destroy any chance there
lioii more in the four years contract term. ■ , -, ■
,N6t only have,  the ■ postoftices
increased but the money  offices
have grown during the year UJ4U
-to 'I ~y>'S, an increase of IJOO offices?
That better'facilities mean increased business every time, is
shown from .the fact that over
1 l,000,0t)0 letters passed through,
the mail last year than th« year
before. Innumerable other reforms may be'fai fly placed to the
Credit of the present administration such as fhejirivate postcard,
the special delivery system. &c.
while to cap all. the reduced domestic rate, and the long desired
imperial penny postage, giving
as Sir "Wilfred Lauricr has pointed out, penny postage to tho Empire, is gladly credited tp the efforts of the Canadian c Government by such men as Mr. 1-lenni-
kor Heal on and others, whose
personal knowledge of actual
conditions and freedom from
nartv prejudice enable them to
be unbiased judges. <    ■
OK   INTKliKKJ   'I'O   THK WKsT.'     j.
The represC'iilatives   from   lh</(
West are siarting well. Dr. Doug
Iwines of ^
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ft   Sash,   and
HAY   AND   OATS.
DON'T    FORGET
The Steele House
First   Class   Brands   of'  Liquors   and   Cigars.     ' Mcad-
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Sample   'Rooms. Best  Cuisine   in   the .    .   '
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West.       Modern   ■Conveniences.
Home    Comforts.'
Doors,
D.McNeish
Proprietor.
Liquors  and  Gioarsi
miiiht, have been of iheir obtain  [
a'satisfactory treaty." | las. member for  East Assinboia.
in
hi like manner Sir Charles took   has givimr notice of  three   bill.-
np other portions of the Govern- 'of    particular    interest     to,    the
i'h.'ir  preferen-5 West.    The  first  is   io   regulate
a   fraud   and   a I the trade in  grain   iu   Manifoba
'He   was   an land the Territories,   the   second
iinperial   respecting  joint    securities    for
was con    s.-ed  irrain   indebfness.   and   the
ni-eil   i'i-   third-res]lectinir abandoned lands
distribution  bill   e\ identic   con-   in
teuii>laied,"delib.-i-al'.- lilchiiiii' 'of . panic
electoral riiihls" and  could   only
be enacted   hi    "th"   sacrilice   of
all principle.    The sii^iresied reform   of
meiit's policy.
Hal larirt was -'a
sham" The pleb
•■iihpositiou" The
])enny posfiL'-e reiorm
iiiinptible".      The   pron
the   Senal
most    slllv     pro]ios;i
emanated    from   llu
wa- "the
thai ever
mouth     o1
innu". il  uas '•moiisii on- and aij-
-.ui-d' . ami > ould oiilv Ijc i an i<*d
onl  by a direct  broach oi tli" dis
unci uiidersiaiulinir"eiiiered  inio
wit li the I'roviiu e al   Confed"i a
1 ion.
A.ltogether-Sir Charles del'i.y-
cred hiuiseir <if. a particularly
line line of declamatory denunciation, employing adjectives in
the   superlative1 degree-  and    of
control   of  colonization   coin
ind the Vale   of   interest
enacted   from   -seniors   by   these
companies.
Col Prior. (Vicloria City) is
anxious to know all about the
action oi the LieiileJisuit Governor ol Uritisli Columbia in call-
intr upon Mr Semlin lo form a
LroM-niiii''iil. and will ask lor a
commission io enquire info the
ilia 1 lei-
Mr. Morrison of New We.sf-
minsler. \\ho recently relurned
from a trip l.o -Dawson.'City,- has
g;i\-e,ii notice tit a 'number of questions relating to. the Yukon , ad-
iiiinistration.
.M,r. M.clmies, (Vancouver) lias
j given notice of a   l>i
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Mm£^%%%%^%%Mmm THE PROSPECTOR. FORT STEEL  13. C, A'J'?TL ri. isoo  ������*    ��#r    ����tj��   ��fjr  ��$��    ���'f*    ����*   .����    kf,    .*��    .J.-   vf,    ,Ar   ��A,    ,��, kl*  *c-   **      "f*   *�����   -���*   1**   *$*   *<��   -*��   **��   -f*   -<'    *<*   *f*   *f�� *>��  *(*    *4*    ���#'    ���#*    ��4*   *4*    ��#*    ���(*    *A-    ��&r>   ��4* ��4��  -#,   *f+  ,|*  ,f t   ,ffc  ^X  mjZ ^.   ^.  ^fc   ,j�� ^  �����* "���-  I  #  THE   CAPITAL   0  KOOTENAY  ���:+*������?��?���  ���i' ���������  4.J-C. ��*���  RT  BH!98H��  NSIT  ^���i^^ �� ������  The only Government town in the District  r> [      ' * ' *' ' ' *        r  WATCH THE PROGRESS OF FORT STEELE  The Hub of the  FORT STEELE  District  The Center of    r> ' .  Population  Mining center of  tlie district  Rich Placers on Wild Horse, Brewery and Fisher creeks.     Since 1864 $25,000000  in gold has been taken  out of Wild Horse.  ���        *��� ' _ * - , -  Sole   headquarters   for   Tracy, Wasa, Lewis, Wolf, Wild Horse, Maus   and Lost  creeks.   The highest grade ore camp in B. C.  Head 01 Navigation On tifie Kootenay River  Daily Stage between Fort Steele and the Junction  The  Objective  Point  of  The KOOTENAY & NOR  ��v  \  rw%  T>-'  T  reat  ilway, also  M'  1PE53S&-  Choice resident and business lots 30x99 from $100 to $250.     Easy terms  titles guaranteed-    For Particulars Apply to  JB.. -A., Elton ,6fc Co  v  JL 9  tli I_W I������ t^9       tj9%a^{ THE PROSPECTOR. FORT STEELE...B. C, APRIL 8,  18<*9.  TH6 Canadian BanK oi commerce  (HEAD OFFICE TORONTO.)  jT>aid     up    Capital    $6,000,000.  FIon. (Jko. 'A. Cox, l'1-u-.idoiit..  Sterling Exchange Bought and Sold.  London Agents  11.J-:.   \V\LKKK.  CJen. Mini.  CRANBROOK BRANCH,  ��to I%f��08pect0v.  SATUKDAY. Al'Kir. ��. l#��i.  LOCAL NEWS NOTES.  The C.  N.  Railway  Co.   have  raised   the  wages of the navies  ��� from Hi.25 to$l.:">0 per day.  The Bank of Scotland.  J. W. H. SMYTHE. Manager  Toft Starbh-d and A. C. Rober-  son have goae'to Windermere.  Fresh fruit and candies at Mrs.  Sprague's. *  . 0. M. Keep, tfie Kort Steele  banker, returned from a trip to  the Atlantic coast on Tuesday.  New laid eggs, fresh und hfrge  at Kers,haw's. ���      ��� ~  The new International Hotel is j  rapidly approaching completion, j  The Watch Hospital is ready  for patients, Joe Taenhauser,  opposite the Post- Oflice.  Messrs. "Ising. Beuttie. Mof-  tit and McMillian of Cranbrook.  attended the Masonic meeting on  Tuesday evening.  Now is rtlie time to insure  against mountain fever and typhoid. Only "$?> a year and you  get $lf.  a  week.     M. A. Beale,  agent: *  D. L. Knox returned to Spokane last week. Mr/ Knox was  much impressed with the mining  resources oi the district.      \  'Mr., Kellogg, superintendent  of the North Star mine, has gone  to Nelson' on business.  Harry Reiueiuau and ' ,T6ni  Welhnan returned from Windermere on Monday.  ^       <A -  Miss C. Pauline Joiui>on. Indian poet reciter, is coming.  ���Al. Jones returned iyom a trip  to the North Star mine on Monday. ',  Mrs. Goodwin, of Grwit Falls.  Mont., is visiting her brother  Geo. Watson. -  Mrs.  ceived  iipples'. oranges and candies. (*  Sp vague    has ' just   reft  fresh   consignment  of;  Wm.-CarJin has  kune on business.  gone   to- Spo-  Bob Karatofsky. lias goue to  Spokane on business. He took  his name with him in a seporate  car.  The'citizens of Steele are now  having a mail service that is very  satisfactorvn'  ��� Jf you want Fire, Life or Accident, insurance, 'or a . profitable  investment foi' ��5 a month, call  on M. A.'Heale. '      ,    "  There   is   no   town  East Kootenay that ��� is  so   steady   a   bu^ines.-  Steele.  in  South  .enjoying  a.s Fort  .The largest stock of spectacles  in town al Cann's. '    *'  Constable IJai-ne.N made a good  record in capturing tho Dago  iiiui-dei'Ci's last work.  The Confederation Life Association issues an fincondilional  accumulative policy which is the  most, liberal life insurance contract issued. A*. L MoDermot,  agent. ' ' '"  The Wijidermere lownsile is  now ou the market, and lots are  being sold. This town i> a sure  winner.   .  St. John's" church was very  handsomely decorated -on Easter  S und ay.  Jas. Callaglian. general representative in British Columbia  for the Heintzman & Co. pianos,  of Toronto, Ont.. spent a few  days in town this "week, and ��� 'established an agency here.  1 R. W. Bigei-; W. HI Deeks,  Toronto: R. Evans and wiie,  Macle'od: J. W. McMastcr. Rev-  elstoke; J. A. Loudor. "Montreal:  T. Lorim. Pinehercreek.  Church News.  At  a   meeting  of many of the  members of St. John's Episcopal  Church   who   were   engaged'in  decorating the church for Easter  last Saturday evening  Mr.   Galbraith read the following address  which   was   accompanied   by  a  well-filled purse.    It was quite a  surprise to Miss Bailey and  she  expressed   in  a  few   words her  heartfelt  thanks  for  this   Wind  recognization,    while   she   performed ( her simple  duty in the  interest of  the   church'..     Such  tokens    are  quite,   an  incentive  oven when one is"actuated by the  higher senso of duty:  '  Tho  address was illuminated and beautifully done by thc'skilful hand of  Mr.   Archie 'McVittie  of   Cranbrook.  TO,  MISS   BAILEY.        '     -  The Members of the Episcopal  Church, St. John's  Parish, Fort  o "  Steele, East Kootenay, U. 0.  Having   learned   that   it   was  your   wish   to   retire   from   tlie  position  of organist,' take' this  opportunity of expressing to you  our thorough appreciation oi the  faithful and painstaking manner  which has always characterized  you in the performance-of  those  voluntary duties. ���  Your uniform  kindness'and courtesy have won  for  you   tho  highest-  respect of  all with whom you haVe- come in  contact, aud you may rest assured that the untiring  efforts .you  have made towards the advancement of the church since vou be-  came  resident .here in 185)4, will  cause   your  nanie  always  to be  remembered and honored as you  were the one  who  took  the' initiative in   organizing  this  Parish.    Tendering you our sincera  and  heartfelt wishes  for   your  welfare in   the  future,   we  beg  you,, to accept the accompanying  parse as a small token of the esteem  in   which   you are held by,  your-many-friends in the church  bere.,-who wish you many years of  health , and  'happiness   in   our  midst. " ; ' >,  R. L-. T. Galbraith, J.'F. Armstrong,11 Lay Reader's; C. A. Pro-  cilnier. Vicar; Thos.-T. McVittie,  X. A. Wallinger. Church- Ward,1  ens'l     r ! '     . ' '       .  LOT IN  WIN  A Good, Speculation      A Sure Investment  The RICHEST ORES EVER' FOUND IN BRITISH COLUMBIA are   in   the'  DISTRICT and all camps are-tributary to it.  WINDERMERE  r  1 r  inn's Easy  Title  FOR FULL PARTICULARS ADDRESS  i *(  ��' ' '     ��� '  H.P.GOLLETT,  ��&  Windermere, B. G.  .1.   Callaglian.  Carny. Toronto:  01-1 <ivi��� your fife insured with  the Oonlcdoration Life Association, the only company that is-  siitfs an unconditional accumulative policy. A. L. McDermot is  agent.  1 Jock  l>t.  N. A. Wallinger went to Tracy  creek on Thursday, to inspect  the Minnie M. mine.  Franci* is making beautiful,  high finish, up-to-date photos.  Gallery near the Ensrli^h church.  Fort Steele.  Mr. Santo will open  a  merchandise   More   at    Windei  mere about the Hiv-l-of Apr!  Vancouver: J.  E. Carny. Toronto: ��� Chas. Burt.  Nelson; Mrs. . A. B. Williams,  Trail; Messrs. Moffit. King.  Beatt.ii.' and McMillan. Cranbrook. , were registered at the  International on Wednesday.  NEEDED VERY BADLY.  Road From Cranston to Fort  Steele. Ask Assistance From the  Government.  For a good Shav<  Bath go to C.  \\.   Adam  Shop and Bath Room.-,  .-oi- fo Hiirhwarden M- Son.  The residents of the. town of  Cranston and vicinity are very  anxious to have a road constructed from that town lo intersect  the maiu trunk road that runs  from Fort Steele to the International boundary, and they have  petitioned the Governmentagent  to that effect.'  The residents of Cranston are  enterprising and progressive and  realize that closer connection   is  wanted   between    Cranston    and  Fort Steele.     A bridge has been  built   over   Sand creek,   also  a  irood wagon road   a   mile  and   a  quarter long north towards Bull  general | river to intersect the above, mentioned road.      If   this   road   was  'continued to ami across Bull riv-  Haircut   orlei-, the inhabitant*  of   Cranston  Barber, could   reach   Steele   iu  24 miles.  Succes-K\t    present   they have  to go to  Wardner.    \-l   miles,    thence   to  J. .1.   Do ran.   Montreal:  Ashdown.  Toronto;  were   regi.-  lered   at    the   Intermitiona  Monday  E.  i  I Steele  lance, of  ! miles,  .'i.'p miles.  the  M..  or   ;i   total   dis-  ..   _ A.s t.h���� people  on ! of Cranston  are   forced   fo   visit  i the s��eat of government very frc-  - i <iufiiitlv   on   business  connected  j with     their    mining     interests.  If this road   was   constructed   il^  ���would   shorten   the Journey    to  Steele  by   about   !.">   miles,   and  would also shorten the   distance  betwr-cn Tobacco Plains iind Fort  A.  L. McDcniioi  has  oe.-n  ap- ' Steele by al least   l.'i miles,  pointed agent for  the  Confedcr-'     The   people   of    Fort    Steele  ation Life Association, of Toron- j thoroughly understand the   situ-  to.' for the district of South East      . , '    .. , ���  ,,'   ; * ration1,   also   the   great-   sa,vmg hi  Koote.nay. ; .    . ,      . .  _'_:  distance; and, will   surely   iissist  H. L. Ai nine returned from al'" every nay by urging upon the  visit to the Big Chief r��ine on ; government the necessity of its  Wednesday.  Smoked <rlasses al (.'itnn's  There  was  a   meeting   ol  North Star Lodge. A. F A A.  on Tuesday,   evening.      Several  candidates were admitted.  immediate construction.  I  Progressive Euchre Parties.  The     scries '' of    progressive  euchre  parties  given', by" Mrs.  Durick were'the, most enjoyable  of  the  winter's  evening   entertainments:      The several parties  were composed of Mr. and Mrs.  Proounier. i&r. and Mrs. Nelson,  Mr.   and   Mrs. " Cann.   Mr. "and  Mrs.   Bleasdell,   Mr.   'and   Mrs.  Ross. Mr. and Mrs.   Armstrong,  Mr.   and   Mrs.   Gilpin.   Mr.  and  Mrs   Edwards; the Misses- BailT,  ey, ��� Hoarle.    Kershaw.   Durick,  and   Sykes: ��� Messrs.    Fillmore,  Elwell,  Elton, Smith.  Binmore,  H. McVittie and Dr. Watt.   Four  tables were provided on each occasion,   iind   the  interest   never  nagged  during the whole evening.     Refreshments wore provided   by   the1' hospitable    hostess  after the result was made known  and the successful ones received  the prize.      On   the tirst   night  Airs. Edwards succeeding in getting   the   highest    number  was  presented with a mice set ��f  cut  glass consisting of a sugar bowl  and salt cellar.      Mr. Smith had  the good luck'to get  the '-booby  prize"  of  great   usefulness and  value.    On   the  second   evening  Mrs.  Nelson   marie  the 'highest  score   and   (Xo\   a   pretty  set    of  glass- ware a* a reward   for  her  skill.    On this occasion also Mr.  Smith, gained the "booby prize".  A    description    of    the    article  would fail to give sin idea of   its  value, but he prizes highly these  mementos of so pleasant a   company.      Tho   third evening Miss  Durick made the   highest  score,  and Mrs. Elwell the lowest, and  each ruc.eiveri fh�� reward oft heir  skill and luck.  The very hearty thanks of  those who enjoyed those pleasant  and entertaining evenings arc  due Mrs. Durick who w'as   mire-.  mitf.ing in  her affWiifion   to   eh-  . -,   ' ��� ' /'     '  tertam her guests. {.'       .      :  K. .1. Highby cnuie down from  the Big Chief mine oil Thursday.  J��. J. SCOVIL  MININ'O, I'.lioKKK.  NiVr.wtv puiu.ro.'  Jte.il Il-liili1 .mil ' ii.iiri.il Ai-iMil  WINDERMERE,    B.   C.  Currt sjiniiili net   >nl!r!l<<l.  Cvn. S. McCiirtcr. .If A. Harvey.  HARVEY & McCARTER  JiiirrMrr*.   Solicitors.    Xnturirs   1'nblie.  Conr(i/oneers. etc'.  -'      FOiiT   WTKKI.K. li.  U.'  UUVKJiSTOKK STATION and OOI.UKX  COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY      MADE.  AND-  HIDES  McMillan  FUR A WOOL CO.  Exporters and Importers.  200 to 208 First Ave. No.  MINNEAPOLIS, - -  MINN.  Shipments Solicited.  Write for Circular.  HUGH   WATT,   M.   D.. C M.,  <'tnii.vllntitiii mid   Sjin-itil I'rorh'ct' Only  i  'it t  OFFICE   HOURS-1" TO   3    P.M.  Bi-odie.  lit  call.-   sliould   ���_!<!   to   Ur.  E. J. WALSH. C. E.  M. CAN*   SOC'! C.   IO.  l"'oi nmi-ly mi  unj;iiiecnn(,' ".trtir or lioinirl-  iiiuiii Hiillwn.v1. nml CmiaN.  Omiilii.  iuirl   Imu  Uhirior nf lho  I'liblic   W'm-ki.   Ilrpni ^iiu-m   ot  llie Lurw.ml lilnniN.  SlJKVKYS.   I'l.ANS.   KSTl.MATICS    ANU  HKl'oiri's Inr Sloniyc Ut'i-ei-voii-s. h,il-  U'l- IreiK. VViitiM- Works. SaniUttiim.  .S('>^���^.M1!^^^.��� iiikI'T^ukI OraiiiiiKU. Irriy.i-  liim. I'nhlir F{o:i(l>- ami lirid��i"��. Kail-  way.s, 'J't-iiimv-ays A;<'.  Ottawa, Ontario and  Fort Steele, B. C.  'rcl<'i/i-.-i|i|]i��- iicMi-u.s.-,:  WALSH, OTTAWA.  Professional.  NORTH. STAR   LODGE  I'"OHT STKKLK. U C.  U.. D..   ',    '   ,  A. F. AND A. M.     cG. R.  B. C.  ReiiUljr   liiccuiifs's-iM    Tui-Mlay   in   chcJ��  Visit in., lii-ctliern ar��  y&  month a l ui-tht, o'clock,  roriliftlly invited.  A. \V. Hi.k.isdki.i  S<'<'i-('l;l]-y.  Foit-f Stbm.k I)kvK,..���.��i:s,..s;y>ji>m:���.b WlM,  r.l* Leailciilial^siivcl   l.oiuh.t,. F.iijrlaiui.  N. A.  WALLINGER, FORT STEELE.  Posroi-'noR iiox s^  THOMAS  McVITTIE  P.L..S.  ci.  C.'B.  J(1ort'Stoolc Li.C.  11- U W MM l xs  >'.' ��''��� c. /<;,  l(1ort, Stoiilo' I5.C.  W. If. Hums.  11. W. llMd.'filiMit.  KOSS& II1ZRCHMJ��K.  I^'irristors     -      .      Solicitors  Assay       Office  (Kstjililislii-d ISO!)  St. John's Church of England.  Divino .sorvioo will bo   hold  St.    John's     church     at     7.'..  St rancors wolconic.  Sunday   school   at   l':."!(i  All llie children invited.  ]i. in.  Preabyteriau Church.  Mvciiin^   .sorvico   will   he ho  <1  t'vory SabhiiUi at 7::J0. All  wolcoiri*. Sabbath School will  moot: at '! ]��.������in. '  WALLINGER  &    NELSON,  MATORS.  AMALGA-  Smiijilcs may lie left at A.ssay ofticu or  with K. A. Klton & Co.  READ.      ,     |  THE PROSPECTOR.  NOTICE.  I liyieliy irivo notice thai sixty cliiys afier  il.Mc I inioncl to a.]iply to I lie Chief Corrirnission-  ri-of I.amis and Works Victoi-in. 1). C. for permission iu iiiui-hiisr llie rnlloniim- piece of un-  oei-upled anil inneservrcl Oi-own hinds- Silw-  .ited <in ICootoimy liver iu llie District ��ir South  K.ist Koolcnai fio\itieeot Itiltish Oolttnihia.  .mil iloscrihuil J.s follons: llcfiiinliij.- .it, r.he.  soiiih cnsl eoviier of I.f��i,.:toS:i: Oiencc e.n.sl. ^'O.Oil  twenty cln'iiiN more or. less l.o Koolenu-y 'rircr:  tlienee. followl.n^ ImnU.ol' Kooten��.y riTer(in H.  northerly ami ffe.stc.rly dlrncl.ioii ,lo t^ie north  e��st,;i;oi-ner of 1 .(it IISSI, Oroup I. Ooiitaliiitiir in  all eiirhty aci'e.s moi-p orless..  '    JOHN  nKI.L. ���  l-'ot-l Steele, March 18i IKm>. 12-M    ,  NOTARIES PUBLIC  CONVEYANCERS. . .  Port   Steele  n.  o  T.    BDB  LA\DS and MINES  NOTARY  PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER  Fort Steele,      - ' B. C.  CHAS. ESTMERE. C. E.  Haul Esiato. and Mining Broker  Ajr<"nl.   lor  K(|iiil:il>lo    l.il  < 'orniiativ  '���   AssuraiiH*  KIMBERLEY, B.  Cori'ftspondence Solicited  IVO. Adilru  hrook. B. (���'  ���us.   K'iiuli��>rlcv. via ('ran.

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