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The Prospector Aug 3, 1901

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 ���~W JSftZllBWI��'r.fr^<^UB*_*W-fOI~t.TMjr�� Vji.   _,,!  r't  ���:;-.JTJTjaniTiTriririruTrijinnTirinnTirLri-':  Library of Leg- Ass  ;i 5  li       .MINKKAl.   PRODUCTION  OI-'       ,2  !1 FORT STKHLB MINJNd  DIVISION ;5  JX   19(10     $2,746,869  ^uxnjijiiiHKiiAi'iKOriJ^  , nnrmnjnru^ruytruvuvxannr^^  ^       Xl]NJ'.l;.\L   PKODUCTION  OF      S  C-       Hh'JTlSH   COLUMBIA   IN  1900      (��  $16,407,645 ��� S  Vol.  7.  PORT STBBBB, IB.  C, SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 1901  No 81.  New Advertisements To-aay.  Notice   1,. W. I'iitiiioi-c. Sec  . l'il(,'C >>  if.  FLOAT    ,j  *     MI NEK AI  There'   is    yearly    ,as   much  money   invested   in    mining   as  there is in banking, but banking  does  not  prove  as  safe   or   as  ���prolitable ns mining.''  rrhe' four   principal   minerals  n produced   in    British   Columbia'  -are gold. silver,r copper and lead  il  must  be   bourne   in   mind,  that the mineral development of  .   the   Port Sleelc district, is only  in   its  infancy,   and   that future  ' '   development-will be much  more  rapid than that of the past.  i -,  The Fort Steele mining district has far outstripped all  other mining districts in British  Columbia in the production of  silver-lead ores during the past  year.      " ,'  Prospectors are entering the  main range of-the Rockies north  and east of Port- Steele.  a_ Favorable reports, are, being  . heard" from tho iron mines on  Hull river.        ;    ���  Gold mining,in the Port, Steele  district presents much activity,  and only the absence of facilities  for cheap transportation pro  vents other branches of mining  ��� from assuming important- proportions'.  So   far   as   development   has  gono'ih this" district everything  ,- tends to prove  thc  permanency  of tlio'big silver-lead ledges:  ; '.   lt. takes time and patience  to  "���develop even a promising- mining  camp to that basts -where  it. may  be classed  as  among  the  solid,  - .permanent    inslituJ ioi',-     o'\    a  country.  ���' ,���- ���  ���  ' On every hand in "the Port  Steele district there is apparent  prosperity and--- activity this  summer. There is more genuine  development work in progress  now than at any time in the his  lory ol* tho district.  The placer mines on Wild  'Horse creek are important producers and furnish many thousands of dollars to their owners.  , ' Mining investments, to many  in the cast, appear to be more or  "less on tho,gamble order.  Before you  purchase   mining  stock  you   should   obtain   information on all   matters   having  a  , bearing   in    fixing    lhe     future  value of such slock.  "What is bettor than a dividend  paying mine?  It is easy lo be seen that an  investor has a, wide lield iu the  port Steele . district, for his  money.  The placer mines of this district have been worked for years  Moth placer and "quartz mines  are paying dividends.  Nature has only just begun to  expose her vast deposits of  copper in this district.  On Wild Horse creek, ten  miles distant from the town of  Port Steele, gold ore of a fair  grade has been found in workable quantities.  It should not be. forgotten that  thc Port Steele district has  other resources besides the  metals and minerals.' . Lumber,  agriculture and' cattle raising  furnish a field foi' investors.  The building of the north   and  south     railway ������/ through  high grade copper and if is only  a question of a short time when  they will yield fortunes lo their  owners.,  A marked characteristic of  many of-the ledges found in the'  Porl. Steele district, i.s that they  contain high grade ores. ;iud tho  ledgesware large and values are  regular.  N. A: , Wallinger brought in  some fine samples of gold quart/,  last week, from a prospect lately'  discovered on Hull River.  \n this district fhe prospector  may strike out without being  afraid of running up (1 against  some one else's stakes, and  whore ho has everv reason lo  expect to make a good strike.  IRON IN SOUTH     ��  EAST KOOTENAY.  Our Iron Ores Rich and Inexhaustible.- Immense' Coal Areas. TIiai-ge  Deposits of Silver-lead and Copper Ores.  ll is hard Ifor eastern people to  comprehend   of  what- great importance the construction oi the  north   and   south   railway  is   to  this district, and.to the Province  at  large.     Thc great future of  tho Port Steele district depends  largely on cheap and'convenient  transportation     to    bring     thc  various  resources, so   favorably  located, to the industrial centers  When  wo  turn  to the past, history of the Port Steele  district,  its production in the past of over  ��20,000,000. in   placer gold,' also  that it has been a  constant   producer jn 'that line since the early-  sixties, and at the -present time  when quartz niinihgi's'ycUin -its  infancy,   with   but  three   mines  producing  ore  to  the  value   of  nearly ��:3,'000,000   in-1900,   wilh  -oal mines su'licicnt -o   monopolize all the present transportation  facilities of the district.    That a  largo-number  of c properties  on  Tracy, Wild  Horse.   Lewis  and  .Sheep    creeks'   have'    a   large  amount of rich ore, in   sight and  on the several dumps,   and' that  careful estimates show .that tho  Port   Steele    district   with   increased means of  transportation  for ore, coal iind fluxes, can produce minerals to the extent  and  value of nearly a, tf 1.000,000 per  month.'   This district can   pride  itself in thc fact that a world  of  valuable   minerals   arc   concentrated inside its boundaries.  - The coal areas of  the  district  are exlensive and practically  inexhaustible.     AVc  have  coal  of  all descriptions aud of  the highest grade,  suitable   for  smelter,  steam or heating purposes.    Tho  coke   production    is   enormous.  Our iron beds, lately discovered,  are of immense size and a,  hematite  of excellenl   quality.     The  silver-lead properties  show  immense    ledges    of    high   grade  galena.    Gold quartz of  a,   free-  milling    character   abound    till  over   the   district.      Copper  of  every grade, native, chalcanfhite  chalcocite. chalcopyrife, te.trahe-  drite,     malachite     and    azuritc  abound in the dislrict.    The day  is not far distant when the   Port  Steele district   will   prove to be  tho most important factor in the  mineral  production  of 'the con  fincnt.      Port   Steele   is the district   of   the   future.      It is fhe  .only district that can pride itself  on haying all the  factors  necessary to the upbuilding and main A  tainiug.Aof a vast;   mineral   iu-  Late Telegraphic News |  t��uirirLruiiruuTjiifLixi  SpfC'lill l() 'Hill I'liriKI'liCTOK  New York, August '���]. ��� Hale  and hearty on the eve of his  eighty-fifth birthday, liussel  Sago sat,in his office in the Manic  of Commerce building today and  received the - anticipatory congratulations of his friends'. The  great financier will reach lho  eiglify-iifth milestone tomorrow.  'Cincinnati, O., August :���!.���  Members of the Syrian Temple,  Mystic Shriuo: and their families  left this city'today on a jaunt to  thc Pan-American Exposition.  r, , C  Madison, Wis., August:'..���The  annual encampment, of the -Wisconsin National Guard was inaugurated today with the arrival  ofthe/Sccond regiment af Camp  'Douglas. The regiment will remain in camji seven days and  will -be followed by other regiments and batteries of the slate.  o  I " <J '  Colorado Springs, August 2.���  Vice President Roosevelt was  accorded a .royal welcome here  this  morning  on   his  arrival to  participate,in the celebration   of  ^ i i  Colorado's fwenfy-tifth anniversary as a stale. A -pleasins  feature of the,'formal welcome  was the"' part taken' by two  thousand school children.   '' "  Ottawa; Out., Aug. 2.���Everything is' in readiness lor "'the  annual regatta of fhe Canadian  Association of Amateur Oarsmen  which begins tomorrow on Lake  Duchesne   and "continues   until.  governn':<jn! on r-.-r:,iin proposals  These proposals are still under  consideral ion.  Finished the Trail.-  Don McKay and the road   out  (it  who  have  been "engaged   in  building a irail on the north for Ivor   Wild   Horse creek,   returned  on Thursday.    They leport that  nearly seven miles 'of  trail  been completed.  has  STAR ' GROUP.  Will  dustry. --What a field is waiting  the J to bo utilized by the wide' '.''awake  Kootenay valley will have a most men of push and energy. Tmagi-  importaut bearing upon the nation cannot conceive of the  future of the Port 'Steele'district' possibilities    which   the. future  has in store for the  Port  Steele.  The Port Steele district; con-  tains'' a number of, .properties  that carry iarge   quantities   of  mining  district,  of  South    East,  Kootenay.  Tuesday of next week. Nearly  all the leading rowing clubs of  the Dominion are entered- and  some close contests arc expected  . Clarksville, Ton., August".1���  This is thc date set by fhe court  for .-Ike execution- of Dock ? Fart in  colored. Tho crime for which  Martin is to pay tlie life penalty  was the murder of his young-  wife last September.  '."Washington, D. C. August 2.--  The fact that Genera! Miles today reached his sixty-second  birthday afforded the gossips of  the war department ah opportunity to mildly revive thc  rumors oi his possible retirement.  Long Branch,'N. .)., Aug. 2: ���  Thc two days" professional and  amateur golf tournaments began  today on the links of fhe Hollywood Golf Club has attracted  niiuiy of the strongest players of  the game in both the east and  west. Prizes fo the value of  $(ifi0 are offered in purses.  New York". August 2.���Within  ii, few months (he use of the  telegraph in the operation of  trains on the Lackawanna Road  will be it, thing of tho past. As  last as possible tho selegraph is  being supplanted by the telephone equipped wilh phonographs, which,will record overv  word spoken, making a, complete  and exact, record of all orders.  The entire main lino between  this city and .Huffalo will soon  be operated by means of telephones.  Chicago,     Til..     August   2.���  Plans  are   rapidly nearing completion for the establishment  of  a  civil  service  throughout   the  length of the Santa Po railroad.  Washington, D. C.  Aug.   2.���  Lord Pauncefote hits  disavowed  the,interview said to .have   been  had "with   him   in    London   and  cabled   from   the,  British1   press  into the American.    He lias   explained   that  all   he  really said  was   what   the   press   had   announced long ago-���That  Secretary Hay had   been "in consultation with   certain   Senators  and  had requested'hiin fo  sound   his  A   Biff   Copper    Proposition  Run a 1000 Foot Tunnel.  ,1. Y. Keslor was down from  the Sliii' group on Thursday. Lie  is much pleased with the showing which tho continued development of (he property, is making".  There is plenty of ore in tho  claims, and there seems to be no  doubt but if will - eventually  prove to be u property of great,  value Development so tar has  boon''1 made by a number of  tunnels and open cul.s. -No. I  tunnel, which is following thc  hanging wall, is now in fid feci,  a cross cut started from the face  of the tunnel has been'drove  19  ii ,, <  leol'iill in ore wilh no foot, wall  in sight.1 Another tunnel has  been-started now in 1.") feet, wilh  iron ore and carbonates, il is expected that lho load will be en  countered inside of ten feet. The  ore is a copper carrying values  in gold and silver. '��� A contract  will be lot /to mil a 1000' foot'  tunnel to tap the several leads  at a great depth. The Star  group is owned ,by the Bull  River Mining and Milling Company of "Spokane'. .1. Y,.0Kosler  is manager. Mr. Kosler is very'  conservative,1 makes no large  clains for the properly but is  content to await further developments.  vmYUnTYmmTTTmTmTWYTmfWFTTYTTmv  *��  ���i  | In Tunnel and Scope %  <-ikLiUHLkillkkkiiLlULiLkkkLUUUkkiikiiUHkiZ  IJA.VKfiAX  r;i;orp.    '  - This ir roup of claims is situated on ihe middle fork oJ  Weaver creek-, there are two  claims in the croup, development work consists of a tunnel  now in 20 'feel, besides several  open outs. The vein has-a width  ol' six feet, the ore is, a gold  quartz. Mr. .1. Nelson has had  a. force of two men at work doing the yeai;ly assessment which  is,<now eomplelcd.  NifiCKK oni-:i-:K.  Maurice. Quain. with several  men, are engaged in pi nee r mining' on Nigger creek, ft is reported that fhfey are doing   well  takinc out considerable <.<old. ,  i   , -- ,  WIOAVEU   UKIOICK.  - E. A. "Watt, who has a galena  proposition on' Weave.]' ^creek,  will soon commence active work  on the property. A t; diamond  drill will be used. Work will-  commence about the Jirsf of  August.  CARBONATE  f"ll?OlTP.  u  Will soon become a producing  mine, the owners are preparing  to ship this fall, the'mino has ah  excellent showing.  Nortii Star is concerned it is  paying regular dividends, and  at the same time shipping about  -1" Ions daily, besides opening up  immense bodies of ore in all  directions.  ST.  M.tliY's   niSTltlGT. '    ���'  Wi,th the showings so far made  thc mines can only'be regarded  as prospects, but development  has established the fact that the  copper deposits carry a high  per centago 'of copper. The  Crawford Bay railway will bring  this district to thcrfront. -  PKKKY CllEEIC.        *'  Hank   Eller  and  Dan Munroe  are .doing the assessment work*'  on  a gold   proposition, situated  on " the   divide   between   Perry  creek and Moyie river.  Mr. Hall, P. L. S., has com- .  plofed a survey for a water ditch  two miles in length, for the  Thompson placer outfit. The  bottom of the ditch will have a  2\ .per cent grade.   The    water,    wheel    on    the  jiasl iLootaiuiy atoJk..  Askod.  Crow".- No-,1 ('oal -   4^0.00  Nortii Slav  (10  .Sullivan  Ti  Silver-load Quotations  Now Voi-k. An-i-ii^t -J:  l!ar Silver  .  Mexican dollar?   J ,011(1   ... . ...'.....  Copper ,'   London. Au<;iiM,,2.���Silver. -M:  iioi-. !Mi7   ii? :id: lead, AMI 17i ad.  Bid.  ���S70.00  .-.S3  Hi  .-!.:}"$  Id.:i7i  coil-  Market .Conditions.  The outlook for the fall trade  has seldom boon more promising  Stoclc market is quiet with  small changes. ,0 '  A groat deal of interest continues to be manifested' in the  railway situation in the district.  Husiness continues good.      ���   '  Tho building of a. smelting  plant in South I2as1 Kootenay is  still being dismissed.  If will be ;i fortunate thing for  this district if present anticipations concerning the building of  lhe north and south railway are  fully realized.  Notes From Fernie.  liYdin Our own Cm re-puinli-iu  i  Pernio. Au'gu-M i'. ��� The .lim  Hill rail wiiy when completed  will mark the end of (ho greatest  piece of railway construction  done in South Eiist Kootenay.  Tho line from Jennings to Plk  river, some (it) 'miles in length  will have a. grade of six-ienlhs  of one per cent., from l<]|k river  to KIlsO. oighf-toiiihs of one.   pur  .TOXIN bull riKorp.  In thc same district and' adjoining; the Carbonate, is the  John Bull .group, it is ,tsaid  development Avork on this property is-producing good  results.'  KOOTlyVAY  KTNfl' OUO.CP.  New discoveries of ore bodies,  larger and richer, have been  made op the Kootenay King.  This ' propej'ly, gives every,  evidence.of being a big mine at  no distant-- datu.   A '       "   ,  UAtfi.30X.vTj-   fa������-.,. '  Informal ion lias heofi received  that tho lodge has been si ruck-  on Iiii* property, w I rich is  i oca led on a tributary of thc  Skookum Chuck, and- i.i being  operated by 11. Olson and others  The cross cut in which the ore  is exposed is .said to be about 20  feet, the full extent of tho'ore  body is not known.  wn.i) iioksio clv'i-:i-:k.  -       v '-  This district is tho oldest in  South East Kootenay, forlunes  have been made irom the placer  mines along the creek:  J3ALD  .MOL'XTAIN.  A number of men are at    work  doing    lhe   assessment   on   the  Bald Mountain property,  nrpont croup.  J. Nelson will commence operations on (his group of claims  next week-.  KSTKI.I.A.  Om ]?> piling up. and a road  from the mine lo thc town of  Tracy is much needed, With a  good wagon road, shipment's  would be made via fhe Kootenay  river.  K'.von iiii,i. cuoup.  Work   on   this  property  has  cent.   ,. The  entire   line   will   be  ���completed by December.  A  Worlc  still ..continues   on   the  Morrisey branch. '.���'...  ,.   J. A.. Harvey wafe'in   town   on  .Wednesday; -���'   ,- .-'���..:'���.  Large quantities' of coal and  coke are accumulating ;tt llie  Forme, mines.  ���Judge W. Ti. Ross was in town  on Monday.  been discontinued, so as to enable, the owners to do the annua!  assessment work* on another  claiin.  l-M.vm.'KY   ClilOJ-JIs.  The  iiitcer mines now wonting in this vicinity arc Inking  out good pay. It is said thai  they are averaging, a.boiif $.". fo  l.llO lllilill. .''.'��������� ' , ' : '"��� ,  IN   Tl'-JIO   DtSTltl0'.l.\.     '  A The' worlc done in the Fort  Steele district during .the past  six months is most encouraging-,  while'the outlook for the last  half of the year is certainly excellent.  NOKTI.I  STAI,'   MINE. i  :  As- far as. the  success of the  Thompson   placer   workings   is  about^'cbmpleted. ?   /  A  number  of  visitors visited  Old Town during the past week.'  ���ALKI   CKEJSK.   ' , ' *,  C. Hungorford Pollen reports  that ,tho .assessment work ,has ,  be6n performed on his mining  property oil Alki creek, and that  there ,is -a- good showing of  copper ore. - -    ,   -  uuj,l urvBR.,,  Several small outfits' are at  work developing mineral claiims  in this vicinity. A large number  of prospectors are prospecting -  the tributaries and ' '��� waters  of  Bull  River -v -    ''"   >n  and copper. . -    -���  DEVELOPMENT  WOUK.  There is a large amount "-of de-  vclopmem. going prt all over  rh'<-.  PorUSteelo .district.     Over  400  claims arc being worked.   Every  prospector  and   miner are,'sure  that  they   have   a bonanza; and'  arc  very  enthusiastic  over the  fact, .that  there   is a possibility '  of      increased      transportation  facilities   this  fall.     There are  men    here    from   almost   every  mining camp   the   world   over, '  and'it is  the   undivided  opinion  th'at���the Port Steele district has  a larger amount of rich   mineral  in sight than any other camp  or  district   oh   thc  American, continent.-  V5ULI,  HIVE!?   IKON  MINES.  E. Johnson who returned from  Iron creek on Wednesday, reports that they have discovered  six.leads, one of the large leads  supposed to be n0 feet in width  has been uncovered and found to  be nearly 200 feet wide. Six  leads, one 200 feet, four 50 feet,  and one 2."i feet in width have  been uncovered. Thc mountain  seems to be one bed of hematite  iron. Mr. Johnson returned to  the mines on Thursday.  Train Held Up.  Chicago, August 1.���The  Baltimore and Ohio passenger train  from the east, which was due  to  arrive at fl o'cloclc last night was  held   up  by   live   masked   men,  between   Ed gem ere  and   Grand  Calumet Heights,  Tnd., 31   miles  out from Chicago.    After wrecking   the  express  and   mail cars  aud   obtaining no booty the men  disappeared     iu   the   darkness.  The only loot thar,  they  carried  away   was  the   watch of the engineer. ���   . '  Newark,; N. J., August 3.-The  second''.annual encampment of  the' Department of ,New Jersey,'  Spanish-American War Veterans  is in.session ih this city today.  San Francisco police are trying to catch an alleged "fence"  in Vancouver. ,  MBaag  s-a^iHu --*.��'  THE PROSPECTOR,  PORT STEELE,  B. C, AUGUST 3,-1901.  ESTABLISHED     18S5  A, B. 6race,  PUBLISHER    AND    EDITOR.  THE PROSPECTOR, is published  ���very Saturday, and has a guaranteed  circulation larger than' any other paper  In East Kootenay. It is all home Printed  and contains double the news of any  other paper in the district.  As an  advertising TOedic.n it   is un  ���xcelled.  Devoted to the upbuilding of Port Steele,   the  ' development of the vast mineral resources of  the Easl Kootenay raining district.  Subscriptions t 2.00 per year  Advertising rates made known on application.  Contributions are solicited from all parts of the  district, but all matter intended for publication  must have the -writer's signature. '  TUIC PAPFR Is kept on tilesat ibeadver-  I nig inrtn tising agency of Alaxander  ACo., Suite F.. First National Bank Uuilding,  Spokane. Wash., where contract-; can be made  for it.  Thic   Pa nor is   kei>c   on Ille  i nib rdutn   DAKes .un  on ille at E.OC.  ���ecus ing  Agency, M and 65 Merchants Exchange. San  Francisco, California, where contracts for advertising can be made for it.  Thic Pa nor Is kept cm file at the A. Melius rapci Kim i Co. Newspaper Ad-  vetising Agency, Montreal, where contract*  for advertising can be made for. it.  TTViic T>o -ioi- Is- on iale at J. \V.  , XII19 A ft >Ci Graham & Go's book  store, Spokane. Wash.  ��he yfzo&pzckor:.  SATURDAY, AUGUST 3. 1901.  "No Enemies .to'Punish-  Special Friends to Ser'Ve. " <���  -No  T  HE mines in this district  are favorable' for rapid  ' development, the best of authorities predict a future for the  Fort Steele district greater than  any t other mining district of  British Columbia. .,   '  _      *      *       * r.  This district is now the scene  of extensive mining0operations;  the records show that a larger  amount of assessment work has  been recorded this year than in  all previous years.' ��  *   *    *  The fertile valley of the Koote-.  nay .offers superior advantages  to the home seeker; throug'hthe  valley are scattered farms and  ranches on^ which magnificent  - crops are grown annually, besides cattle and horse raising;  fruits grow abundantly and with  very little attention; there are  many tracts of rich fertile land  awaiting the home seeker, in the  Fort��Stoele district.  Port Steele is well known as a  healthy town, thanks to the  bracing mountain air, sickness  is almost unknown at Sleele.  * '   -X-       -X ���  As our milling laws are much  more liberal to our American  cousins than the American laws  are to Canadians, we trust that  the newspapers of the Province  will quit kicking about  "nothing'*.  ���X       -X-        X-  The best evidence of the  stability and future prominence  of the Fort Steele district is' the  constant arrival of "mining promoters from all- parts' of the  world.  * x     ,-x-  n  Every traveller through the  mineral regions of ,rSouth East  Kootenay, whether export or  novice, is impressed with the  great extent of the territory  over which this wealth is distributed.  r-     *���      *  We see no reason to doubt  that within five years our coal  mines will be more important as  a source of export, than any  other industry of the Province.  It is not aloue the town of  Fort Steele that will be  benefitted by the early construe-^  tion of the Kootenay Central  Railway. Every town in the  district. Every business man in  South East Kootenay will reap  an advantage.  -X-      *      x-  A great deal of attention has  been directed to the port Steele  district, through the development, and y production', of such  mines as the St. Eugene, Nortii  Star, Sullivan'and Society Girl.  not only to make it a busy center  of market and commerce, but a  center of education, of refinement, and of all that ,is best in  the civilization of the age.  .v. jr. .v.  More than four-fifths of agricultural lands of South East  Kootenajr have been given by  the Provincial Government to  the B. C. Southern railway as a  bonus for building the Crow's  Nest line.  * �� *  The annual, report of tho  minister of mines is a matter of  interest to the district, and is an  interesting document,, giving  full information about the development,  work  now  going  on in  the district.  * *    *  The construction of the,Kootenay Central railway will ��� furnish  adequate means of transportation  for merchandise of all kinds,  coal, coke, ores, fluxes, etc.  Many mines, will become producers aud shippers, thus ' making the future of thc Fort Steele  district an assured fact. ���   ���.  * ���*'    *  ,, Mining operations in this district are commencing to pick up,  there is a constant demand for  good properties-^���that^unie a  srood showiug of mineral.  3*  #��  Headquarters   for   Mining   and   Commercial  Mien  The  To Whom It May Concern,  fr  Advertise the resources-of this  district, now. is ' the time, t-h'e  people of the east are turning  their eyes this way, and it would  be well to give them something to  think about. Fort Steele has a  richer country surrounding it  than any" similar district on  earth, and all that is needed to  build it up is proper advertising.  Prospectors, when you are  outfitting for the season we desire to fell you that ��� the  merchants of Fort Steele, cat)  furnish you anything you want,  and of the best quality, as cheap  as you can purchase -them anywhere in the Province.  All    Modern     Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C.  Large   Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  5*  CARLIN   & DURICK  MERCHANTS    GLNERAJ,  Fort  ASSAYING  'C. F. Xll.'IlOLSOX.  Peterborough. 13. C..  a/  (Licensed by Provincial Government.)  Gold and silver 42.00  Silver and lend A 2.00  Gold, silver and Copper .'1.00  Gold.'Silver, lead and copper..  4.00  Samples left with   Carlin &��� Durick  will receive prompt attention.  Steele,  Eest  Kootena}'.  McBride Bro's.  ''Slie.lt # Heavy Hardware  i  Sole Agents lor the  Gdiiton steel  COMPANY  This Steel is guaranteed to be equal to .tessop's'' or   Firths in all  Haud Rock Work.   J -" a.   -       ' - r       , -��� -  N.  W  A  MOORES  pERIORuiif  u  SotIe Agents  Send stamp for the catalogue of the  J. STEVENS ARMS AND TOOL GO.  P. 0. lex , -2P6.=,  CNIC0PEE FM.IS, MASS, U. S. A.,  who make the most complete line of  rifle9 and pistols now on the market.  ONE OF THE LEADERS,  absolutely  accurate,   a   perfect   arm,  moderate in price, is the        l  Grows Nest. Goar company  Giant Powder Gompanu"  Sole   Agents  Mining Supplies a Specialty.,,  Agents for the   MASSEY   HARRIS    CO., Limited.  Farming   implements.  Powder,  G  'li  A  N  E  ���W-  A  R  and   Claps  Cumberlaiid   Coal  FASfOFUT.  .22. 25 and   j\]  .32 R. F.  No. 17,  Plain  Sights  $6.00.  No. 18,  Target  Sights,   j j��*  SS.50.    -  A TAKE  DOWN  Port   Steele  revving  FORT STEELE,  B.  C.  MANUFACTURERS     and     BREWERS    OP    EXTRA    FTNE  Port Steele is most advantageously situated. Nature has  made the town one of the fairest  and finest in the Province; and  it devolves'upon iis who are interested, who are now building  tlio  future  eity  of   the district,  fort Steele   ;  Meat Market  FRESH   and   SALT   MEATS 'ALWAYS  ON HAND.  R. W.ROGERS, Proprietor.  Fresh Halibut,   Salmon, Salmon Trout. Bologna  Sausage,  Rntler and Eggs. . Fish and Game in Seuson.  Fort Steele  and  Kimberley.  BEER  %  PORTER  SOLD   BY    THE    BARREL,    KEG   OR    BOTTLED  Bottled beer for family use a specialty  OUTSIDE ORDERS GIVEN STRICT $ PROMPT ATTENTION  CHAS.  Undertaker  and  . Embalmer  Graduate    of    Champion  College    of   tlio    United  .States.  Upholstering  and   General  '     Furniture Repairing.  All Work Guaranteed.  ��� Telegraph-'or Mail  Orders  Promptly Attended to.  P. O. Box 127.  Cranbrook, - B. C.  P. O. BOX 812  TELEPHONE  NO.I  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  Mutz & Scott, Prop's.  JUST   REGBIVED  1 WANTED: I  % . ,:-,���-���-.; ;\  $ AGEISM   for1 Fort Steele  and vicinity   for      ������ S  2 A '���''���,"       .      ���������.���.���'   .". ���      "*yl: a  ... ���:.,:...        a  tlie sale of Aliarcl)' lines of Standard Fruit  Stock,,.. Small fruits. .Ornamental trees,  shrubs, etc.       Terms liberal.       Apply now  .to: '. ,.'r   .:"." ���������....';���. ..;��������� :\ ;������ ..;>���������;.���  PELHAM NURSERY COMPANY;  Toronto, Ont.  r��%'&%��'��,��**����*'��***��*��*'������'����%��i����u%��t%%%��umv%,v��^��,w������i������%*%%��%%%%%%%v  Assorted Car of Best Brands of Flour  and   Meals,' etc.  Flour, Patent Hungarian and Strong Baker.  Rolled Oats, Cracked Wheat, Whcatletts,  Cornmeal, Buckwheat Flour, Split Peas,  Navy Beans,   Lima Beans, Pot Barley, etc.  __ l ��  Bran     Chops     Shorts     Oats     Hay.  Fleetwood Tea, a pure article imported direct from Ceylon  try it once and you Avill use no other.  Fresh Breakfast Bacon,' Hams  and   Dry Salt Side Bacon,  Butter and Eggs.   , :   i===. "':���'���'���.' ..���'     ;     -  POTATOES "���..and   CARROTS  FIREWOOD all lengths to suit all stovos. ,!  THE   FORT   STEELE  FEOUR and FEED STORE  E. Cl MILLER, Proprietor POST OFFICE BOX 836,  USf   All goods guaranteed and prices also as being coi'rect.  Send in orders. THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B. C, 1901.  &&%  H. REINEMAN, Proprietor.  HOTEL  Port Steele, B. C.  Largest and Most Complete Hotel In South East Kootenay  , v     r i.   I ,  ' ' '�� ' ' ' . - ' ' '        ' ) ' I   "  ALL   MODERN   CONVENIENCES  Sample Rpoms for Commercial Men.  Headquarters for Mining Men.  KIMBERLEY  The    Coming   Town   of  East  Kootenay.  Near the Famous  North Star  and Sullivan Mines  A Limited Number of Lots for Sale  at Prices Ranging from  $125    To    $400  NOW   IS   THE, TIME TO BUY as prices will be advanced the first  of the year.  Apply to  Lari(J Commissioner, C. P. R.  Winnipeg1, Man., or to  BEALE<&  Fort Steele and Kimberley,  KIMBERLEY.  ROYAL  HOTEL  KTMRTCRLEY, B: C.  The Finest Liquors iind  Cigars and lie&L Fui-iiished  Ilooiiia in Town.  J.   I. jGATES,   Prop.  50   YEARS'  ENCE  Guaranteed $900  Salary  Vcarly  Mt.-n and wouii'ii ol'^()od :id<li-o.s-i represent ii.--, some 10 I ru vol" ajipoiiiliny  iiycnlh. oilier.-, for local win-k looking  after onr iniereMh. "MJ00 salary "iiaraii-  teed yearly: extra ��� commissions and  expense*-, rapid advancement, old established lioiise. (Jrand chance for  earnest, man or women lo secure pleasant, permanent, po-.ilion. liberal income  and luture. New. brilliant linos Write  at once.  STAFFORD   PRESS.  2,"f Cbnrcl) St., Xi-w  Haven, Conn.  Trade Marks  .  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Any one sending a nkel.ch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an'  Invention is probably patentable.   Communications strictly confidential.' Handbook on Patents  sent free. Oldest atretic? for securing patents.  Patents taken through Munu & Co. receive  special notice, without charge, in the  Scientific American,  A handsomely Illustrated weekly. Largest circulation of anv scientific Journal.. Terms, $3 a  year: four months, fl. Sold by all newsdealers.  MUNN&Co.3616"-1^ New York  Branch Office, 025 V St., Washington. I). C.  HIGHWftRDEN & SON.  PIONEER -BARBER SHOP  EvoryXliiiiK Strictly F'wai, Chi.ss.  -  Nr.rt  door to the. Prospector.  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR.  Career   and   Character      ^  ^ of Abraham  Lincoln.  An address by Joseph Ghoate. Ambassador to Great Uritain. on the career  and chiiraeier of Abraham Lincoln���  his early life���his early stru^'les with  the world--his character as developed  in the later years of his life and His administration, which placed his name so  hi��h in tlie world As roll of honor and  fame, has been published by tho Chicago. Milwaukee \- St. Paul Railway  and may be had hy sending six l(i) cents  in postage Io I'\ A- Miller. (Jencral Pa��-  son��cr Aocnt. Cliicaoo. III.  \V A NTBD- Tl 5 USTWOl ITU V M KN  AND WOMEN lo travel and advertise  for old estiihlishefkhousc of solid financial standing. Salary-fTSO a year'and  expenses, all/payable.'in cash. No <;jin-  vassing' i;ec|uired. . (Jive references iind  enclose self addressed stainped envelope. Address Manager, 'Moii ;< 'axtoh  Hid"-.. (Ahica-ro.  t       IS l��0Ur.lSUKO ICVKKV SATURDAY, AND Jl.VS A      '��.  *       (JUAKA.VTKKJ)   UIKCULATION    lAuGKU    THAN  ��       ANY OTHKU I'AIMCK f.V HAST 1COOT10NA Y. IT IS  ���*  AM. HO.MK 1'KINTKU. AND CONTAINS UOUULK  ^ .lliU     HVH14 *      I     111.11   HI/.   .T^H     V.I/lMt\1.^0     l".'U 1-tJjl1. ^  *' TUK AMOUNT OK NKWS OK ANY'l��Af��KH INTMK *  *��� i ,      . -- *  &* HlS'l-KlCT. ��� , . *  * ' ' ' ���' *  As   An   Advertising   Medium  Unexcelled.  ^frfrf-fr*r*-f-fr*frtrfr^t,^.frfrfrfrfrtrfrtrt-frtr9rSrt:f-it.  * ��� . ��f��  * THIC PHOSl'KCTOK COVKKS A  DISTRICT J  * r.AKCJKK TlUN SOilK  K.MJMKKS. AND HAS A   *  Jjj   LAKCiK KORIOIGN CIUCUr.ATlON. ��  The Payatreak Of Ad's In This Paper Pays From The Grass Roots,  And Never Pinches Out, Stake One!     The Result Will Be To  Your, Interest.  -JOB PRINTING OP ALL KINDS NEATLY AND PROMPTLY  EX ROUTED. -'""  TO THE DEAF.  t  A rich lady cared of her Deafness and Noises in the Head, by  Dr. Nicholson's Artificial Ear  Drums, gave ��10,000 to this Institute, so that deaf, people unable to-procure thc Ear Drums  may have them free. Address  No. 14518. The Nicholson Institute, 780, Eighth Avenue,  New York, U. S. A.  Fort   Steele  ylt A. K IvKY;,:;  1:1. A liin /Proprietor.  IMVKI:;SIDI-:   AVKNUK  Opposite'  I'o.-.;t   Officii.  fc%/��%lW******^^%*^V��%%*  CAVEATS/TRADE MARKS,  COPYRICHTS AND DESICNS.  Sond your busineMfliroct to Wnahington,  naves time, costs lets, better ncrvii*.  My offlc* clolt to 0. B. ntiat 0B��.    PJtEE preliminary e��mln��tlou m&dt.   Attj'i fo�� not due antil paUBt  If iKiirxI    PERSONAL ATTENTION OIVEK-19 TEAKS  ACTUAL EXrERIEHCE. Book "How to obUin TxttnU," .  etc., itnt (ro��.  P��t��ol* procured through E. O. Signer*',  nctiro apoclftl   notice, without churjt.  in  tbaA  INVENTIVE   AGE  iUtutntod monthly��� EUrenth ye��r���Urma, $1. > jrou.  E.G.SIGBEIISIHE^H-  DILSE i& CROFTS  CONTRACTORS  All   Kinds   of   Brick   and   Stone   Work  URfCK and LTME Kor Sale. PLASTERING Promptly Done  Agents    Wanted  Complete  Life  of  Queen Victoria  ���.���''' ' ������'/������  ���   ' I'.KST fHJOK  ��� I;      HKS'i: TKII.MS  Outlit   Mailed <>n ltc-i-ei|it��� of.lit eetits.  Address.  ���   .    ' .  S. C. MILLKK A- ��AO.. .  Portland. Ore.. 1.'.S.A.  MINING  THIRTY-HIHTH YEAR.  anl SCIENTIFIC  24Pa^es  :. .Weekly  :  Illustrated.  INDISf ^NSABLE  , TO MINING MEN.  $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.  sesii roii s-AMi't.K copv.  MINING ^'sdentific PRESS  .   3J0 MARKET ST., SAE FRAHCISCO, CiX.    . THE PROSPECTOR. PORT STEELE. H. 0., V.101.  FO  Wmmm   wmmm  m  %\  The Mining Center of tlie District of South East Kootenay  The Largest   .  Mineral Areas,,  and the Most  Extensive ���  Coal Fields on the  American Continent ���  ��� a ' .  are Situated in  South East Kootenay  ,<e e  Agriculture  Grazing and the  Lumber Industry  are Prominent  Features of the  ' r  'J "v * ' I  district. ''..      ,  The   Crawford   Bay   and   Fort   Steele   Railway   will   be   constructed   this   year.  The proposed Crow's Nest and Golden Railway, Recently Surveyed, will pass through  And    Tap    the   Greatest  *-����:  of   the   District  Choice Business and Residence lots for Sale  Apply to  <��  er  Townsite Office. THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE,  B. C, AUCUST ;;,  1901.  [H  ��Jt�� $?��00pgCt0X:.  SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, liWl.  Iron In South East Kootenay.  Metallic iron in a more or loss  , pure condition i.s occasionally  met with, in nature, but the  supply of metal from this source  is wholly inconsiderable. The  iron ores in which iron exists as  ' oxidelmiy_bd"3ivided into three  classes, viz., ferric oxide, as  hydra!ed ferric oxide, or other  hydra!o, and as 'ferrous and  ferric oxides combined, of which  magnetic oxide of iron is lhe  type. To the first division belong- the red hematite and  specular ore, to lho second  brown hematite and bog- iron  ores, and to the third the magnetic iron ore, properly so called  or loadstone, and various modifications of this found in different  localities, and usually also designated as magnetic ore, although  frequently' not possessed of  strongly marked magnetic pro-o  perties, .and  also  the ironsands  ' . of India, New .Zealand, St  Lawrence,'and elsewhere. These  latter are  usually  almost  pure  ' oxides'of-iron, intermixed with  more or less silicious matter and  are distinguished. ��� by their remarkable freedom.from tendency  to take up oxygen and pass  into  >lj a state of ferric.oxide, ,the which  '   property  is  not by any means  ��� possessed to an equal .extent by  all so-called magnetic ores;   just  " as deposits.of ferrous carbonate  by  tho action   of  heat, air, and  moisture   become   changed,   so  ���   beds  of   ore  exhibiting   in  the  .'���    main a composition akin to  that  ��� of magnetic oxide of iron   often  ,    contains   portions - which   have  become    converted   by   similar  agencies into oros more resembling . ' rod   'or   brown   hematite.  ��� .Owing also lo the variable inters/mixture of gang'ue.of   various  ��� kinds with the veins of'iron ore,  the physical, properties of the  substances become more or less  altered." so that -it ,is often  difficult to classify  a particular  1 -ore otherwise than ��� in , broad  ���general terms/' According to  the nature and amount of the  admixture substances', the value  of the ore varies  largely.     The  ' presence of certain  impurities,  ��� notably of phosphorous, in more  than- minute quantity^ prevents  the use of certain ores for ' particular purposes, and" thus reduces their value; the admixture  of,vparticular.kinds of gangue in  other cases renders the ores un-  suitable for working in the same  kind of way that would otherwise be advantageous; iu smelting such ores by means of a  blast furnace, different kinds and  amounts of flux  for  the  earthy  - impurities arc requisite in  different cases, thus affecting the  cost of production���so that in  fine the value of an ore is by no  means necessarily proportionate  to the amount of actual iron  present therein.  The   iron   ore   found   on   Iron  i  Creek, a tributary of Bull River,  eighteen miles from Eort  Steele  ��� is a remarkably pure red hematite, and contains but a trace of  phosphorous, or sulphur, or  oxygon. Nineteen claims have  been located on Tron Crock, and  the locators have shown up  several strong veins, two of  which are over 50 feet in width,  in fact it may be said that there  is a mountain of ore. The discovery of theso large bed's of  hematite iron is one of special  importance to the district. JWith  coal and coke, lime for lluxing,  and the close proximity to water  power, transportation facilities  assured by the north and south  railway, which will pass within  about a. mile of the mines,  there is no doubt but that the  production of iron will be one of  the most important industries in  the Fort Steele district.  by sm61ter men?     What indnce-  men.s  are   lliese   for   the   con  struction of a  smelter   in   South  East. Koolenay.  The Amci icaus are buying up  mines and building .smelters in  British Columbia, and making  them pay'good dividends. Why-  does not fhe British investor  takea hand, aud invest" in mining   properties   and   make them  i'��iy-  Fort Steele  Diamond Jubilee  n      m,ss folso^      Hospital  MA TKOI,.  Ci-niili.-ilc ol St. r.ulci", Jln-.iiil.ilI  VillK-OIIYCI-. !l. 0.  MIN'KKAI. ACT.  IKlli.  (KOH.M  r.)  ckktifu-atk up i.Mritovi:M):Ni-<  NOTICE.  MASTODON, WHALE AND GIANT  MINERAL   CLAIMS.  SiUuiu-in tlio Km isici-lr* Mining Division  of KiiM Ivootr-jiav District, i  Wlici-u lni-iitr-il: On JVrry Pn-i-k. :ilioul  one anil u liulf mill's Irom i|s mouth.  Take not ire lli.it 1. Thus. T. Mi-\'illii-, Fi��<-  Alincr's Orutit-siK- No. HUMS Ak<-iiI foi the  Mitstorlon Gold uml Copper Coinpnny. I-'jeu  .Miners Cei-tilu-nic- Xo. 1HIT.H. intend sixty days  110111 llie dine hereof, to apply to the Mining  Iteeoider lor il C'ui titlciilc of iinpiovcinent.s, for  lhe purpose of oliiaininj.'a down Grant of the  aliove claims.  And further take notice lliat action under  section '.IT. must'lie commenced before the issuance ol such Cerlilieatc of Improvements.  Daled this S()tli day'of M.i\', IW)I, A.D.  il- THOS. T. MeVITTIl-:.  This,   Institution    lilts  enliti-ffod by n new win;.  open , for  reception  terms apply to  Miss Tolsom,  Matron.  of  lii-oii recently  which i.s now  patients.  'or  J. V. smith.  -l'\>rt Steele,  See.  I i.C.  NOTICE.  Sixty days nftei date I intend to apply, to  the Chief Commissioner of Lands .mil Works  (or permission to cut and carry -uwity limber  from the following described lands, poniiiienc-  iiiK at a posl-about, three, chains east of the  Golden road, between the :!lih and :!3th "mile  posts runniiiK east 4(1 chains, tlienee south M)  chains, llience west SU chains, thence north SO  chains. t)ienee,e.isl IU chains to place ol commencement       Containin;.' HIO acres'more   or  ,]CSS. > <  Dated this iltli day of .lune, t'.KM.  ;u ,     w.'.\. cnrsiroLM.  , MINKKAL   ACT.  (I-OHJI K.)  ���i:in'iKii;A-i'K o>- i.mimcovk.mkn'ts.  CANADIAN  RAILWAY  Summer  vacation Trios  r  Pan - American Exhibition  ���    BUFFALO $7(i,    *  JULY 2,   1(i.      AUGUST (5, 20.  flTTnnnTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTnTTTTTTnTTnTTTTTTTTTTfTTTTTnTTfTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTrTTTnTTTTTTTTTTTTTTfii  NOTICE.  NOTICE: .  Sixty' days alter date I intend to apply to  the Chiel Commissioner of Lands and Woi les  for permission to cut and carry a\\ay limber  from tin.' following described land Ih Southeast Kootenay Commencing at ;i post .ibo'ut  tlirec cliains east of the Golden road, und between tho !U and :!."> mile post, thence east K)  elinins. ihenee nortii 60 ehains. thence west .��U  ehains, thence south SO chains, thenc-r-cast 10  ehains to place of commencement eontamimr  1140 iicres more or less. ^  '  '   A. II. ORACH.,  , ill    '        Daled this 7th day of June liXM.  SELKIRK,    GEM    AND    GREAT    BEAR  MINERAL CLAIMS.  Situate in the Kort Steele Milium Division  of South Hast Koolenay Dtstiiet.  When1 located: On Huckleberry Mountain  south of the North Stai-'cionp. . -  Take notice that f. Charles JCsimere. Free  Miners"(Jertilicale No. �������� IMKW", Afjent tor  Ai-lliur S. Uoodc-ve. Fiee jMiner's Certilicate  No.' "li KMD". intend si.My days fro.n the date  lieieof.'to apply to the Aliniin; Recorder for a  Certilicate. of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining ,i Croun Grant of tin; above claims.  And turther take notice that action, under  section .'17. must be c-ouinieiicod before the i��su-,  ance of such Cerlilli-ate of Iinprovenients.  Dated this Iflth day of June. A.D.. 1001.   ,  ���;��-        ���     "   .       CUAULICS  KSTMBItK.  Epworth   League Meeting  SAN   FRANCISCO    ftiO.OO  JULY l::, us ir��.  Christian Endeavor Convention  CINCINNATI   o$08.SiO  -    .JULY 2, :).  National Education Association  DETROIT $71.2")  JULY 2. 3.  Kor tinie-t:tl)le��. rates anil full information call on oi- tulih-ess nearest local  a<>e)ii   i  C. \i. MANSI-MLOLI). A��1,. Kort Steele.  t  C  t  c  t  c  t  t  c  t  CAPITAL WANTED.  To Develop  The Rich Mineral  Resources Of  South East Kootenay.  Partially Developed,  And Undeveloped Copper  And Silver-Lead Properties  Are Offered For Sale On  Liberal Workinu-Bonds.  3  ( ,  ���9  3  FOR   REPORTS.   AND   INFORMATION; WRITE TO  CHARLES  ESTMERE.  Kimberley,  <</'  B.C. |  MINKKAL ACT, ISiitl.  (i-oiiM r.)  i;khtikioa3-k ok uipiirivKMiiN-rs.  '' NOTICE.  ���c- ��� NOTICE.  ��� Take notice sixty days after date I, intend  to iii>ply to the (Jhici Commissioner nl Lands  and Woiks lor pcriiiission lo cut and carry  away timber from tho following described land  Iii South-lCasl ICooti-iiayr^Comnii-nceii^ at a  post planted about thiee chains cast ot the  Golden road between the :t and :M mile pest,  thence east'JO elimns. thence north SO chains,  thence'west SO chain-!, thence south SO chains,  thence east 40 chains to place of comnienceineii  coniaininj,' mo acres more or less.  JA.MKS CREEK.. ,     ,  :il     '       Uated  this iiiii 'day ol .lune 1001.  NOTICE.  .Sixty, day.s utter dale 1 intend to apply to  the Chief Commissioner of Lands and works  for permission to cut.and carry away limber  from the lollowinn described land in South-  East Kootenay. Commeneeinu at ,i post about  three chains east of the Golden load between  the .IHnnd XI mile post, thence east 10 chains,  thence south Wl chains, thence west 80 chains,  thence norlh SO chains, thence eusl 40 chains lo  place of commencement coniainnifr tlio aeres  more or less.  .1. A. UAWVKY.  :tl    , Dated this Tth day of June 1001.  Notice to'Delinquent Co-owners.  Silvei-   Queen   and  ITeri;uleh' Mineral  i '   Chums. ,  Situate iu the Fort Steele Mining  Division  ol Easl Ivootonny District.  Where locntiHi:���On the west side of T.ower  Moyie Luke. , ''      -   '  . TAKE NOTICE that I. Edmund A.' Elton,  l-'roo Minor's Certilicnte No. -B. I002,T' acting  for myself and as agent lor E. l-YItli Cummins  Free Miner's'Certilicate No. "li. 100-22". intend,  sixty days from the date hercot, to apply to the  Mining Kecorder for a Certilicate of Improvements, lor the purpose ol obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claims.    '  And further take notice that action, under  section Hi, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of improvements.  Daled this lifteenth day or July. A. D., I WOI.  ���211- '     ' E. A. ELTON.  J. S. CARTER,  Dis. Pass. Agt.  - '��� Nelson'.  E. J. C0YLE,  A.'G. P. A���  ,  Vancouver  i  I  SHORT LINE  BETWEEN  STRAUL-CHICAGO  OMAHA-CHICAGO  KansasCitrCHICAGO.  ,.,      MINERAL ACT.  (KOHM P.)    " .  v.-i:utii-1r.'A'i-r.'or impkovk.mK.vrsr.  NOTICE.  To Henry Rose and Walter Sully, or to any  person or persons to whcni ho or they may  have Iransferred his or their interests in ihc  Ash land mineral claim, situate on the west  fork of the St. Mary's, i ivei. in thc Kort Steele  uiiniiijr division ol Easl, Koolenay and recorded  in the Recorder's olliee at Kort Steele.  Vou and each of'you aie heieby not.ilied  that 1 have e-spended since November.. 1MH-  anil lo date (six hmidii-d and sou-nteen dollars)  in labor ami Improvements' upon the above  mentioned "nfi-uoral claim in Older to hold said  mineral claim under tho provisions of the  Miuer.il Acl. And if within nineiv days Irom  (lit! dale of this notice vou rail, or retuso to  contribute your portion of such expenditures  lowelher with all costs of advei using, your interests in said claim will become the propcrl}  or tliu subscriber under section lot an Act en-  lilli'd "An Acl to Amend llie Mineral Act.  UKHI. '   ���  J. II   WR1C1IT.  Dated al Kort Steele this ISth day. or July.  UK) l. - , 211-4:1  Ci rout   Dune.   White  Slur  anil   Fisher  Mineral   Claims.  ., Situate in the l-'ort Steele Mining Division 6r  East Kootenay District.  . Where located:���On Morris Creek, a  tributary of the St. Mary's Kiver.    ',  Take notice lliat I John Mcl.atchie, of Nelson  acting as agenb for Herbert L. Sawyer. K.M.C.  li. .V).S4I. James 1'. Sawyer. K.M.C. H. 30.370,  Charles A. Sawyer. K. M. C. ]l..^l.:itw. Adolphe  Lapolnte. F. M. (J. U..~>0.2(Ki. Cemgina I.apointe  F. M. C. li .'ill.20ii.inil Fred Cogle Free Miner's  Certilicate No. 15.."iO.I50, intend sixty days from  the il.iie hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining Crown' Orants of the  above claims.  And further lake notice Hint action, under  section Hi. must be commenced before the issuance ot such CurlillcaiR or Improvements.  Dated this'lStli day or June. A. D., 1901.  - 29- JOHN McLATCUIE. l\ I,. S.  ��S9SSe9S9S9S9S9S9S9e9S9S9S9SS S9S9S94KSSSSSS9S9S969S9-:  The PROSPECTORS3 EXCHANGE  NO.   4   K.-W..-C.   BLOCK,   NELSON,   B. C.  Gold.   .Silver-Lead   and Copper Miner, wauled at the   liXCIiANGE.  .MTU/INT?   GOL1)   priipbrtii;s w.-tniod  at  oneo for Eastern  >w^  ,"fn \  Your attention is ealled ��� to- the  "Pioneer Limited" trains of the ".Milwaukee A St Haul Kiiilway." "The only  perfect trains in the world." ,' "  , irou will Iind itdesirahlo to ride on  those trains when ffoing- to any point in  the Eastern'St til es, or ('ttnada. They  connect ' with , all Transcontinental  Trains, Hiiif all'Ticket Audita sell  tickets. - ,    '  ''    For further information. ])amphlel'..  etc. ask any Ticket' Agent or       -' -  R.  L. FOHB.   .       C .1.  KDDY  Pass., Atrent. General A����jni,  SfOKAXIi'   '       i'DlVrLANli.  PKKK  investors.  JJarties   having  ininino, property   for  s.ile. are j-eqnesi,^]   jo  samples of their ore to the E.VOT-J ANOE lot- exhihilion.  -' We desire to hear from  prospector*   who  have  promisino-   mineral  claims in British (.'ohmihia. .  Prospectors   and   minino   men  are   requested  to   make   the  CHANGE their headquarters when in Nelson.  ���All samples should he sent hy express, PlilOHA ID. '  Correspondence solicited.    Address all comiminications to  oend  KX-  Telcphonc >'o.  ANDREW F.  'ion,     l��. O. Itox TOO.  ROSENBERGER,  XEI.SOX,  ��. c.  !-696969S9eS696969S9S9SSS9S9SS S96S��9e9e����9e9��9S9696S-i  9��J  FOR   BURNS,  SPIlAiVS. WOUNDS. BRUISES OR ANY SO.Tf OP PAIN.  Used hisr.na:ly and Externally.  CAUT'ON!    Avoid tho wflsiti v.atery Witch  Ha2el pieparnlions, reprcscnled to be "the  same as" Pond's Extract, which easily sour  I and often contain "wood alcohol" an irritant  cxternallyand, taken internally, a poison.  MINERAL ACT.  (FORM   K.)  OKIITIK-tOATi: OK   l.M PKOVKMKNTS.  NOTICE.  Ivin��   Solomon.   Queen- of Sheha. Rig'  Bend    Boy   and    Honeycomb  Mineral Claims.  Slunili-111 tliu l-'oi-t Steele Mining Division of  ICnsl Kontuiniy Dislviet.  Wliui-e loeiitcil.���Neiu- tin- forks ot Wild  lloise c-i-eek.  ���  TtiUo notiee lliat I. Tlimn.is T. McVittie. F.  M. C. NTo. IJ 13ISO. HKont lor C. M. Piirkor. Kree  Miner's Orlillenti- No. II 2"NS. intend, sixty  days from tin- (lute lieieof. to npiily to llie Mining Ri-eoiiler for 11 Cr.rtiileatc of luipi-ovements  for tlie pui']iosi! ol olitiiiimn.'11 Crown Urant of  Ihc nliove I'liiims.  Anil fui-tlu-i tulse notice thill action, under  section !ir. must lie commenced before tlie  issuance of sucli Certitlcnie of Improvunients.  Dated tins illth day or July. A. D. IIWI.  HI)- THOMAS T. McVIT'l'IK.  'L'he Most Com'pletei Health  llesort on  thc Cont.inent'of North America.  1 -1  Situated in ulst Scenery un rival led tor n random-  Halcyon    Hot    Springs  .1  Hoatiii�� tlshiiiKConi'fanjiim Kesident Pliy-  JU'Ixcursions OttllllaMUIII s-icinn &. Nurse  Hiilcvon'Sprinjis. Arrow .Lake. B.C.  In teleifr.iphie eommuiiieation    ,  with all parts of the world.  Two minis'sirrive and depart every day.  Terms, SIS  to $18  per week, according  to residence in Hotel or Villas.  Its Uutlis Cure all Nervous and Muscular  Discuses. Its Waters Ileal all Kidney, Liver  and Stomach Ailments.  KIMPTON   &  PITTS  WINDERMERE & DONALD  General Merchants  ��� 'lO     '    ' ' .������/."���' ���     A'  Mining Supplies a Speciaitu   4  * L f  Minors going northward via Canoe River Route will find, it a .large  . saving and convenience lb procure their supplies at Donald.  SQLE AGENTS for  Canton  Steel Company  Windermere, Golden and Donald  Mining Divisions.  East Kootenay  Bottling Co.  K  GflNN &G0.  General     Merchants  In the Port Steele district we  have ore deposits, timber and  water in abundance, cheap  smelting constituents, unlimited  deposits of coal, abundance of  /ioke, what more can, be desired  AT  THE  WINDSOR  Table   Board   at  the  Windsor  has been reduced to ftlAper day.  Single Meals ?>n cents  Chicken ���Dinner'  TCvpry Sunday  ">0 cents  MRS. DILSE,  Windsor House Dining Rooms.  t.  Four  1  Stickle, 13. C.  Ftturr  CONF KC'J'l ONKRY  Stationrry  Cigars.  Post Office   Store.  Aerated waters  Of all kinds.  Syrups, Champagnes, Ciders,  Ginger Ales, Etc.  Sodu wilier  in   siphons,  economioal way to handle it,.  The  most,  GEARY  & DOYLE.  ���a Liveru, Feed & Sale Stable.  ,.   ;.,'    Port Steele ARC      , ' '  ��� ���".Regular  Daily   Stage meets, all.  'A       ��� ��� ''-A "'."''  trains at Fort Steele Junction.  SADDLE & PACK HORSES.  TEAMING': OF AIX KINDS A .SPECIALTY  ANDREW   NEIDIG  CONTRACTOR     and    BUILDER  JIOUSK AND SIGN PAINTING  CAI.C1MINING imd 1'Al'lOK HANGING  FORT STEELE, B. C.  IW   All   work promptly done.  Agents  at Windermere  for the California Giant Powder Co.  | N. HANSON, I  General Merchant  Liquor Dealer.  AND  S^ Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber,       A large assort-   ' :SS  ^ ment of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always       '     3  5��: on band.                     q                        S3  g DIMENSION      LUMBER      A     SPECIALTY,          :2  I WAS ft - - - B G.      |  .IA. 'I'AKNHAUSIOn  Watciijiakku  ANO-.  .I'KWKLKR.  Kn^i-iivin-r.  Riverside A veiiue,  Port Steele, B. C.  The  Waldorf  FERNIE, B. C.     OLD TOWN  SPLENDID ACCOMMODATIONS ���  Sample Rooms for Commercial Men  a No Traveller Should Pass the Door.  The trail runs within ten feet of tlie house. Good  Barn and plenty of hay and grain. If you patronize the  Waldorf vou will never regret; it.  A.   KANOUSB,    -,      -   Proprietor.  mumss  trt*^.-v.YprW^TJ',.*>  um  rtiaaiMMiBM T1JI0 PROSPECTOR.   FORT STEELE,   II. 0.;  A1TCUST .'$,   1001.  North Star Lodge  NO. 30.  A. F. AND A. M.      C. R. B. C.  FOKT STKKLK. H. C.  Regular meetings���1st Tuesday in each  month at eight1 o'clock. Visiting Jiiciliurii are  cordially invited. t '  A. C. Nelson, Secretary.  ,1-,   v  Rocky Mountain Chapter  NO. 125. R. A. M. _  FORT STEELE, D. C.  Reg-ular meetings���2nd Tiic-.��cl;iy in  each month at eig-ht o'clock.  Visiting-    Brethei-n,  are   cOrcliiiliy1  invited.  R. L. T. Galbraith Scribe K.  @%e %$v0&p2rt0t\  SATUKDAY, Al'Ul'ST  J!M)1.  Professional.  Geo. S. McCarter. J. A. Harvey  HARVEY & McCARTER  Burristers,   Solicitors,  A'otaries Public,  41    -   Conceynnccrsrtc.  FORT STEELE. B. C  ip. , -  ,,     REVELSTOKE STATION' and GOLDEN  "collections    promptly    made.  vvmTmmTmmTTmFrTmmtTYTwmrMfTr:  I  LOCAL NEWS. 1  ���'.'kkikikkkkkukkkkikuaukkkkuukikkiikikikikku-:-  These are the days -when there  is a rush for shady places.  \V. R. Ross wont to Fernie on  Sunday last.  H. C. Killeen of Nelson, snper-  intendent of roads, irails, and  bridges, arrived ai ���Steele on  Monday.  North Star Lodge A. F. and  A. JU. will hold their regular  monthly meeting on Tuesday,  August 0th,  W. R. ROSS  Barrister      -      -       Solicitor  NOTARY' PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER. ,  Fort'Steele,  B.   0  T.    EDE  'LANDS and MINES  NOTARY PUBLIC       -    '  COLLECTIONS givfln PROMPT ATTENTION  Fort Steele,      -   , B. C.  .. Trout fishing is now gel ting-  good in the mountimij stream*, iu  the vicinity of Sleek* ,   '  ���  Harry Olson came down 'from  the Carbonate King mine' mi  Mondav, . '  Fori Steele Flour ;ind Feed  Store can supply bran, shorts.  oat�� and all kinds of flour and  meal, hay baled or loose.  There is lo be a lively lime in  railway building this fall in ihc  Fori Steele district.  .Mr. Killeen   visited   the   Wild  Horse bridge on Wednesday.  J. Carroll of Kimberley was in  town on Wednesday.  J. U.   Brim,   Calgary,   was   at,  I lie rmpcrial on Wednesday.  Dove- Cril'lith came down from  Willi Horse on 'Wednesday.  K.   L.   T.   Oalbrnilh   returned  from Cession on Wednesday.  August 1st   wtis  emancipation  dav in the Tinted States.     t  Air. Lu-,k of Cranbrook was in  own on Wednesday.  W. R. Koss went lo  Moyie   on  Tuesday.  Harry'Harr  of   Wasa ' was  in  lown on Wednesday.  R. LA T. ' Calbraiih rwen! to  West Koolenay ou Monday, on  business    connected     wilh" ihc      (joionoi    |leudf-r.��,on   came   up  Indians, in ilnit district,  from the ranch ou Wednesday  Tlie Canadian Pacific Railway  will sell Pan-American,excursion  tickets'from Koolenay points to  Buffalo and return , at rate of  $70.00. good going August ('uh.  and September Urd. Final limit  of return sixty- day.s from date oi - nesday  sale. '' I ' ������  .        "   ,' ���    N  C. Mck'instrvand R.   AVil-  A.   M,   Ross,   a   mining   pr6-'11)ult   woro  iU   the  Imperial   on  motor, .visited   the Tracy Creek|Thursday,  mines last week.    '    '���        ' !        v;  "  ��� Roberl IA\Uo came down from  the Perry creek mines on 'Wednesday.  E. .Johnson came up from   the  Hull,, River' icon   mines on Wed-  NOTICE.  'i spci-inl iin-clin-; (-1 llu* I,it i-nm- f'oiinnis-  m.i;h r. ot S'.ulh i;;i',l I font -n.H' will 1" lic-i.l :il  r.lliu A>,-.-\isL JOLli. I'.iil In t uii-uli'i llu-  Julloum:- .1 j>ji1ic:jIuiiis-  .I-ili", JI vi i i-J .ili-.ui-.fi-i lid)ii Clnlllp),-, lutlu  ICi.nii n.iv     Hivi-r     iii'sii      Hip      Iiiii-i m;iihhi:i1  IliHIlUl.UJ   lllll'j  l-'oi iliii.mil llr-mii'it Ioi �� licfimi-Cion's Ni-M  Ilolrl, in Oivw 'i. Nest LandPiK.  i'li:nli"- I-'imiih n, ii lli'i mm1 Ioi Hull,'! ul ��  jmmiii lliicc mill--, Irom inoiiili nf J-lllc llh'i'-i.  I'lullip .1. Culiill. ,i luciiM-' l<u C-iimnlii.i  I Ion I,-ii l-'.llc.)  ' 'll/Sllill'IJS illlll  Ul< l.M.llll    .1   lU'l'IIM-    I 111-  Ulk-  limn lintel ill Cum s Ni-sl  1.,-iiiilin;'  .\|i]ili<-,ilinii ol Amlii'U I.hm-ii, .lalli.i\ lliiu-.!1,  ,l:i[l'i;i\,  <    V|i|i|u ,ili(ui nl ('   II    I'nlU-n    Cmi-II.i   llnus.-,  Ti-.ii \ eii'i-K.  II   W    II MINUS.  . I'lllvl   l.ll'l  ll-l"   lllK|>lt('lll|-,  I'.ili-il ,11 I-Vi-jim- ,l>il\  I'.illiJlUil.  NOTICE.  T.iKi- in-tti-i- linn llu- Hist iiiiiuiiil in. i-Iiiii.' fil  tin- -,li:ii-i>liiilili))snl tin- I\oiiti-i!ii.\ Oi'iilinl li.ill-  \\u\ (.'I'liniiinv will In- ln-1,1 in llu- iillli-i-s ol  U.imi<\.\, .Mrl'iiii'i It.iriKlt-is l-'oil Sli-oli-,  I! i' on Miuul.iv Hu. 'am ilnvy.l Si-|iioiiil't i- A.  1)    I'-ill ,n (In- Ii.iiii- nl UMM-'I   n i-liiclc  p.mi'  foi  Oil-  (Ml, |H��- i* I'I  l luiO-tlM!    I >l I t-l'l Ol -.    ,lllll    IOI     I 111"  ti .i-i^.U'iii'ii ."-l ni'iii'inl Imi-,Iih-s^  li.ii.'il ,H l-'oil Sli'di- ,,ll. C. llu-. .tuili ilnv ol  .lulv  A   I). HH.it.  l.. w. i'A'I'moui:."  .11- , ' Si-i-ii-lury  j  Yo-ii Mivy Need  FaklCillet  Qiyririr.ruvu\riTU-uiririr^  | ���    NIAGARA    ���  H \Ta]xu'   Baths   are   now   selling freely and mrty be  5 had   from tlio agent II.  Kershaw  delivered^-at - j-our  S; homos   at    F.astern    prices.       Call    for   a    printed  Cl ' i 1  description and testimonial Irook.  Till: 'COPVKKiIlf   BOOKS  Now being oHerod by If. Kershaw of I'orl  Steele,  agent   for the   B.   G. Publishing  Co.   arc:   in   great,  demand.     Call and see samples and you will become  ... i -  a subscriber at once. . ^  Tanglefoot Fly Catchers.  ?[ The season,is now on'for this useful article :i.nd Ihey   ���  p!     '   may  be   had' clieap   from   Henry   Kersluiw,   G'enertil ���  5|        Merchiint, h'ort Sleele, li. C.  ' -  2i __  ^jiruiiuxrLrCsAjruvrisCr&Ctiyuiii^  t-b^rhAAA-'.y'AX'y^-'yww^^  Thc  Canadian BaiiK oi commerce  ���      .'      1    C. M., Maniiield went to Orau-.  "To  Miem   that   wait   long,  it ;b,.0'0^ on-Thursdav.  shall come all the faster "   So it   ,.        '  1  is n&w with Fort Steele.    Watch j    i-j  Rogers went'to   Fernie  on  the   coming    of   the   Kooieuu\   Monday,   it  is' said thai, he'will  Foht Steele DEVBr.op*ir.sTSYNDroATE Ltd  138"Leadenhall Street, London, England.  N. A. WALLINGER,      " FORT STEELE.  POST OFFICE ROX 8.  Douglas  Corsein  (CM-'MD.)  ��� OFFICE--IUvcrslile Avenue. (  Next Door lo lileasdell's. Drue/ Store.  .THOMAS   McVITTTE  1 Fort Steele B.C.  Central Railway.  '��� M.   A.   Beale  was  in town on  Monday last. ,  A. K. Barrow and J. H. Btirns  of Nelson were at the Cmperial  on Mondav.  ' J. A. Vandal,. Wasa. and G. N.  Gilchrist of Nelson were" registered at thc Windsor,on Mondav  P.' .A.^McDiide visited Cranbrook on Monday.  Thc people of ,'Sfeele have  much to be thankful- for when  they'read the reports of ihe heat  in fhe east.  8MSSICK  ;&   DEMPSEY.  CONTRACTORS  ~CAN,-D  BUILDERS.  1 Fort   Steele   13. C  Shaving W Hair Dressing Parloi  Next to Oriental Hotel  FORT  -STEELE, B. C.  AH kinds of hair work  a specialty.  A.J GREZ,  Proprietor  L.  COHN  TAILOR  .      AND IMPORTER OF  FINE WOOLLENS  Rocky Mountain Avenue  Fort Steele, B. G._  T. 6. Armstrong  Fort Steele. B. C.'  MANUFACTURER   OF  Tinware, Galvanized Iron. Sheet  Iron,   Stove Pipes a'nd  Copperware  BUILDINGS HEATED and VENTILATED  Plumbing, Pipe  fitting  and   all  kinds of sanitary work     y  ftir Tirjht���Hot Blast Stoves  Hydraulic   and   Air   Pipes   for  '     .   Mines  SPECIAL. ATTENTTOiV  PAID   TO  JOB WORK. j  'C. Hungerford Pollen, manager of tho Estella mine, left on  Tuesday for Vicloria.  J. A. ITarvoy  went to   Fernie  on legal business on Tuesday.  :)pen   a   meal    tuiirkot   af   that  place,.     -_        a"  J.  A.   Harvey  returned   from  Movie on'Thursday  nor  Ertu.'iiij  HEAD OFFICE--TORONTO.  1 'Mid iii��� < "aiiiliil SS.000.000: Ko-crvo W\m<\ *2,0t)().00(l:  Aaiii-CKiitu l!u-.oni'cr-s, Ovoi-'''i>(i.i5,(i00,0()')!  i -  ' I.  ���    l.muloii Ol'l'icc; ��(0 l.omhMi'cl Street.  I-:. C��� '  ,   ' Sew   \'m-k OITieu:  I (i i:.\cli:ingc I'liice.     '       ,      -  Anil i'.S lii-iinclios in Ouiiiidu. lho Uujloil States nud Uriti-li Columbia.  ,ir.  Hi  ,    *  IT.   C.   ICillcen   visited -Tracy  creek on Thursday.  AVork on 1he Wild Horse creek  road will commence'next week.  " The.bu"deling of the north and  south railway'will open up a  large number of now ,mines in  this district.  , .1. Y: Ko.slev returned from lhe  Star group on Thursday.  v_.: tV.-iys i.  j AlJ Liowcl ,  < C>i-r>.plru'rt-,;    tj  1 Iti.i.'i'L', s .Vi'  :1 i.i-i.Ic yjincilj.  j 'i 1.. r,--��� .-., j .,i,o PAIN-KILLER.'  \ ri.iun   Da . I--'.                       r  1 .\, i   i/i's, 2"c. ami Sue.  St. "Johii^s Chtxrcli of Eng-land.'  Services  will   bo   held   in'' the  Church of Si.   ."John  the  Divine  every Sunday evening at 7:30.  (St rangers arc welcome.  ���    ' pjiES-BYTisujAX cntiricir.  Christian service will be "conducted ��� in fhe Presbyterian  Church by the 'Pa.slor Roy. "L>.  McK. Reid. HA A': qvery Sabbalh  evening at 7:."10. S und ay Scliool  at'2 p.m.        ,,  u  All arc welcome to our services  Cranbrook Branch.  *  HUBERT HAINES, Manager.  %  & ^-.0; ^��B>:S.-iV:H\^-&^^  ^Government Agent Armstrong  Avcnl to Pernio on'Wednesday.  J. A. Harvey and  ,1.   Laidlaw  visited Pernio on Friday.  Ono Teaspoon [nl of Pain-Killer in hot  water sweetened will eur(\ almost any  ctit.0 ol flatuleney and Indio-etLion  Avoid s-ubotitiuo!-, there is bui oiie  I'ain-lviller. Peri'v Davis'. '2~>c. and  oOc.  W. R. Ross has received the  appointment of stipendiary  magistrate for South East  Kooteuay.  J.' NeJson the well known  miner and prospector was in  town on Tuesdav.  Oi^e is piling up on the Estella  dumps.  News of a rich gold "strike  on  Hull River is reported.  J." Y. lCeslcr returned   to  fhe  Star group of mines on Friday.  Mrs. M. C. Jack'of  Kimberley  was af thc Imperial on Friday. .  Dick Prasor and family, and  Miss Durick. leave today for a  two weeks visit at Fish Lake  ranch.  Races   at    Windermere .commenced yesterday.  Tom   Pen wick  came  up  from  fhe ranch on Thursday.  It was warm in Steele on Monday last, thc thermometer stood  90 in the shade. A man loaded  with "old Scotch" got off the  stage, and in fifteen ininules  succeeded in getting a jolt in  the jaw and a black t>ye. he thou  said: "That is enough, this  lown is too warm for me".  X. A. Wallinger and Tom Ray  left for the Hull l\iver country  on a prospecting trip Tuesday.  Local fishermen wore out in  full force on Sunday last,  .several good catches were reported.  Jl. C. Killeen. superintendent  of roads, visited Wild Horse on  Tuesday.  There aro rumors lo the effect,  that Sloean riding i-, to be  opened, and that ���'Robert,; F.  Greenyis to be' taken info the  cabinet as: minister of. mines.   .  H. Haines, manager of ' the  Hani; of CoMin.iereo, Cranbrook,���  was in town on .Wedncsdav.  An illustration of the wonderful 'growth olyinines in this district, is afforded by the output; of  the St. Eugene.'North Star aiid  Sullivan inines in J!.I00. ������  Tracy Creek.  Pi mil Om Own CoiiJspoin.li-nt  Mr. Ross of Spokane visited  Tracy creek and spent several  day* looking over the properties  in this neighborhood. Mr. Ross  expresses himself a.s well pleased  with Ihe mineral showings of  the cam]")  .MONTANA.  A. Bain and W. Shir'a tin- now  engaged in doing fhe assessment  work on the Montana. ' <^>  IOWA.  The tunnel of Ihe Towa is now  in ten feet, the ledge is live feet  in width, the, ore is a galena  running high in silver ;uu\  gold.  VIKIXIi.  The vein on the Viking shows  30 inches of solid galena ore.  KIANKISK   AND   KP.VSKT.  W. II. Maol'arlan has a contract, for the assessment Worlc on  the above' named properly, work-  w.i-1.1 commence -next week'.  KAiMf-UIOlvN. -  ��� ,  v.    ��� ... j..   .     ���)������     .  '.'���'The assessment Worlc has' been  completed, on the Uamshorn.  Pete ..Raynor is still liainnier-  ing ���a.wa.y ,on his claims a.f the  heati of Tracy.  Prank Williams is doing the  assessment on a, gold proposition  MOY1S NEWS.  From Our Own CoriVMioiulont.  ST.- KUGfiXW.     '" -',',.  , Moyie, August 2.���Tt is rumor  ed that fhe St. Eugene mine and  couccntra.lor will start up wilh a  full force about the 1st of September. Thc .'work performed  by fhe. diamond drill'has demonstrated fhat'a large,ore body exists below the present workings,  a shaft is now being' sunk near  the entrance-of tho cross cut  tunnel on the Lake Shore. Although the St. Eugene is partially closed doAvn, some sixty to  eighty men arc engaged in development, work and in getting  the mine in condition for active  work in the near future.  AUUOUA.  - The present outlook on this  property is that a large body of  ore -will bo encountered in the  near future. An attempt was,  made to sink' on fhe suiface  showing, but for some reason  unexplained was abandoned, and  work resumed in fhe funnel.  If is said thai, fhe deal ior Ihc  purchase ol the Society ("lirl by  Portland parlies is oil'. A funnel  is now heinn' run to lap the ore  hotly'at a considerable depth. It,  is thought that (he Society tori,  when fully developed, will be  one of Ihe largest silver-lead  producers in the Province.  J. A. Harvey of Fort Steele  was in lown on Wednesday.  The court house is now completed and is a credit lo fhe contractors, Messrs. Downey and  Ncidig of Fort Steele.  The prospects are bright for  increased mining activity at  Moyie during the coming fall  and winter.  T-Tioao Op fuck  ���IU Quifiiox Viotohia St.,  London; -Enolaxi-).  Ritirisir Columwa Office  Foht Stichlr, h. c.  C. M. FinvAUDft,  ClioN'r. Manaoeu.  ;.'30,0.00-Acres Farm Lands  < Tn tlio I'iiT famed Kootknay Vau.icy. for Sale on easy terms  of payment. . Pi!iciss ' $2.7)0   Per ��� auki-:  and   upwards.*   In  close  proximity io fhe .Chow's Nest Railway..  - , *       , l- -   ' *  c        r, '        t' ��� i        ' '  .. r.    Lois*'Tn   the lown of Euco are.now on-the market, prices $50,.  and upwards according fo.sifuafion. "   '  ,- ,   r  Em-t'o   boasts of'the  bie'gesf water 'power in  .South   East  Kootenay,'and   will  be   the junction of the Crow's Nest Southern  .Railway. - -   , . ,,..-,   (      ,  , Correspondence Solicited.    .  ^mff!fmnrfmTmn!??!mmmgn!mfmmm??mmfj!wmfwg. ���  H Fprt Steele Cigar Store If  g '              Fort   Steele,   B.   C.      '     v |"  �� WHOLESALE & RETAIL DEALERS                    "��� 3  ^ ' Tn Cigars, Cigarettes, Pipes and Tobacco. s3  a����� -�����  ^ Finest Variety of Pipes and Smokers Onttif ^  ST In the District, Including Meerschaum, B. 13. B. rrs  ^ Alpha,-and Other Brands. ���             ,                 s :~3   ,  ^ I mporlod and Domestic Cigars af Lowest Prices. ^3  ^ Billiard and Pool Parlor and Reading '     r ^  S^:1- ^      Room in Connection.                ' ^5  *~ ~            ' ~��>  �� C.J?.  R. Ticket and Telegraph Olliee, "and Canada ~3  ^ WosWm'u MVlophoiio Oflice in Slore. ^ f  p Mansfield & Cotterell, i  ZA Proprietors. ^  ^iiUiUiiiiisiUiiUiUUiiiiiilliiiAiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiUlliiliiiiliililliif  .  Monte - carlo. Restaurant.  THE MOST  UP-TO-DATE  PLACE IN FORT STEELE.  Rvervthinc;  Cooked  "AS   VOL'    I.IKK   IT."  WM. ROBINSON.   Proprietor  Messrs. ICilleen and Ab-Rav  are .stu'Vi-yin^ the Wild llors'c  road today., ...  Dad '���Sp.rague and W. II. Afnc-  farlane came'1 down fi'orii',Tr:i;c\'  creek on Friday.. .  Canadian yachts won all, and  showed their heels to Aniork-,-Hi  yachts iii fhe .'Buffalo'races.  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR;  ���'. >-,K-.-.i-. .v,v/"i \- ���V'::-:>:K;fc&-3.:s; K���^-���Sr^���;ao.x:fe^^��;K;s:f:���K^^s^���'.v;;^\!'���:f;**^^05���-s.-S;!g>s:���^  The Steele Honse  For-i S  ��j, Bi X**  Centra'l.ly  Situated  on Riverside Avenue.  Conducted'on Up- To-Date. Metliods.  The l''ics.(;'P>.',ii". Jn '-l'f>wn.   .. ,       . '.  ���D. McWeish'.f;  PROPRIETOR.  3-  �����  '*  '�����  '   1  ^��:**:KS-KS;^S^S^:����S:*S;ffiS;��*��^������**��^��*��^^  -If --  ���Ifc-  MB


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