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The Prospector 1901-12-07

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 \  Library of Leg Ass  ���*/  w  lfi"  J* -  h  ll1     o  (j?  1,1  '{  1 ^  hi'  ''1.  I     i.  I  fur  ������Sjnjin^ixnrurnj^njji^njTr^  5;      M1NKKAL   J'KOUUUTJON  of  & I'OIJT STI5KI..K MINING DIVISION ij  [j; IX   'WW     $2,746,869  ^CrffiffitnSirauxhjTJixuiJXfuiJij-utJvr*  ^ty^nnsjjTj-uinnsxnrirLnru-ir^^  siiSF.UAii j-jjouncrioN oy $  BKITISII   COLUMBIA   IX  1SWU >5  $16,407,645 'jj  Vol. 7  l*ORT STBBhB,  B,  r^  *&>  ATURDAY, DfiBCfiBMBBR 7, 19Q1.  No 49.  New Advertisements To-day.  Nollce- Churles  F.Miiii-n-.  S MINERAL FLOAT J  �� J"  No selection has boon nnulo by  tho Dominion government oJ'  coal lands in the Crow's Nest  Pass. Under their contract, tlio  govern nieni/ has the lirst, right  of selection. ���  -   It. is leportcd that,  the  nut-mil  of fhe fernie coal mines will  lie  increased  during  the  next   few  , mouths.  Now' profits in mining are  given away to such vampires as  railways and custom ,sincltois.  who suck the life-blood out, of  the mining industry.' , ,   ,  11 Tho coal trade in the Koolc-  hays' is ras active as , ever,  although there is some falling  oil' in tlie demand for coke.  From the best authority if,i.s  learned thai a large amount of  railway construction will be commenced, in South Easl. ICootenay  during the coming summer.  The, big  tonnage  of average  grade-    ore,      when, effectually  'treated,   make  larger -and more'  permanent mines than shipments  only of'picked material.  Nature lias put the minerals  in thcrveins with lavish hand to  bo extracted by the ingenuity of  maiK_J .  Tho. thoughts and energies of  - | he mining men  of   this  district'  ������' are  now' being  directed1 to the  great, quartz, possibilities . that  -permeate  the   mountains i it", I ho  vicinity of Fort Steele,  j   The   Fort   Steele   district   is  favored  by  an adequate-,water  supply^ ore in abundance and of  n   grade  that,   will  pay  a  good  profit, easy 'of  access,   wanting  '"nothing but good railway   faoili-  - ties and cheap transportation.  Tlio American Smelting and Refining  Company  has on hand a  .surplus stock of lead  amounting  to,40,000 tons.  The present price of lead on  the. rJondon market is a little  more "than -11 pounds one shill-  i n g.  Iron ore is being shipped from  'Spain to tlio United States, and  'a vessel which carried a cargo  of iron ore returned wilh a cargo  of steel rails..  ' The things that have mostly  retarded the mineral industry in  the Fori Sleele district, is the  exorbitant freight, rates, aiid unreasonable and excessive smelter  charges.  There has never been any  known discovery of a specimen  of native sine.  .All producing mines in this  di.-,lricl are shut down owing lo  the low price of lead.  A reserve of over two thousand  tons of ore is blocked out in lhe,  Sullivan miiie.^  Iridium is lhe least, expansible  nnd zinc the most expansible of  Ih.fuielals in ordinary-industrial  1I.-.C.  The season of 1U01 in the Fori,  Sleele district has been one of  great changes and development.  The Canadian Pacific Railway  Company are building a short  spur from lhe North Star and  Kimberley branch fo Marysville.  Lime burning promises 10 bo  an important industry in the  vicinity of Bull river and Wardner.  There i.s sure, to be  many  ira-  averago speculator is  a  lobster,  and is polled wilh great ease by  the expert, 2)'roinoter. ���  A   new   leaching  process   for  gold   ores  is  said" to*have been  discovered by Denver people.  it --  The iron,industry is one of the  best barometers of ihe   business  conditions of tho eon nl ry.  'The oufpul of coal from the  Fernie mines, during lhe past  mouth was in' llirv.neighborhood  of 47,000 toufi. '      " ���  ll is' proven beyond a d< i bf  Ihaf.the St Mary's <!i--'rie. < n-  tain large bodies ol cuiipor <j\.,'  KILLED KSAn BXOYLS  THIC -JCHIRD CONTINGENT  'A    tteo"in*i"*.nt   of ��� 'Pic'rc (1    .'7 m    ."br  1     South   Africa.  �� ft i-V learned that 7(i nien ,oiil  of n'tnlal of (ilif), who ;;re lo'l'oi-.n  the third Confmgoul,' are to0 be  recruited in British Columbia.,  Of 1 hi.-, number ton will ���!��������� recruited at/ Fort f? lee Id, twenty in  Vancouver, and leii'inVa.-h of  lhe following places*. Vicioriu,  liovol.iloko'. lios-.laiRUaiid 'Nelson, i  The Fori Steele district has  already furiiidhed over 1 \l" men  to tho cohT.ingents raised in Canada for service in South Africa,  and' the men sent out, have  proved to be able,-aiid just- suited to Iho conditions; which!'prevail there, and as lighters ^second  to none. "Thoro'is, tio./doubt - but  men enough will be found to fill ipassed-over it. -CaVse ;of death  the number required   from   this unknown!-"    The  deceased  was  well educated,   having  attended  McCill     Uni versify   for    some  Him   Over By a   Freight Train   and  Terribly Mangled.  Moyie,, Dec.'V*-, .">."��� John'- A.  Currie was run over by a freight  train between lO-JJU- p in.1 Tues1  day evening and T:'iO a,in. Wed  ncsdiiy morning and was badly  mangled. >  On    Tuesday     evening     last  Currie, a man in  the  employ ' of  lhe   Moyie ��, Lumber '- Company,  left   i.liis camp,'which   is  some  distance from town, and cum a to  get his mail./ I To then went back  lo canip and was sitting near the  bunk - house',    when*' .a--   fellow  nained^Miles Skimerh'orn   called  for him about M o'clock".     They  lofl llio camp together  going   in  tho  direction   of the C. P. Railway track.    Skimerhorn shortly  aflorwardsn'eturned, went to..the  bmilV house'a'n'd turned in for'the  night;/ but Currie   was' neither  soon "[nor   heard   of    until   next  morning,   when ohis   body... was  foiiiid on the railway track about  7:00 a.-inV witlr-his head,split, his'  arms, back..aiid legs broken, and  his hody was 'torribly^.maugled.  A  freight  train ���" having  passed  over Ihe liody during the night.  On Wednesday a coroner's, in-  quest was hold and* rendered the  following* verdict.' "John A.  Currie, was killed, between ,lhe  hours "of ',10:80 ,p.m., December  2nd and,7:1)0 a.m. December 3rd.  Body was found'on theiCanadian  Pacific  track,   a   train    having  ing out soi::c h'.y,)i grade oris, and  will   continue  work  on the pro-  ,      ,'     ���     . '  porty all winter.  The Moyie Lumber Co. which  ,are now engaged in taking out  logs on the CTpper M<��yie Luke,  have their compliment of niuii,  and are getting out large quantifies of high class JumlW.  ST. kucjKNic. ' '    -  Tli(��r�� is no ch&ng* in th�� aitu-  ation at th�� St. Eug<��i-�� mir��e,  but th�� general' impression is  that the mi ma and works will be  running in full fore* early in th*  coming year.  district.  Church Entertainment.  The ladies of Fori Steele have ^   ',1B\,    ,'- .  . ,'.' ,.,  '   The body was interred   in'the  ' i ' c  Movie    ceuioterv..   thu'^funsral  united  .with   the   Presbyterian  Sunday  School   in  being welKalfended.  in  effort  to  hokUi Ghribtmas free and'enter-'    tainincnl for, the children of   ihei      , i Rooseyelt^s 'First Messag:*.  town.     All  are   ihv'ifod   to con-j   .fVo:sidentr -'Ro'ibsevelf'i - -first  message  to   Congress  i.s distin-  tlio children ;g.uip1)(;d by n clo^-ness, firmness,  that we  may give ,t.hem a, riglU[.UK| ^.gcved strength .which   is  East Xootanay Stock;.  -** ' ArfkeJ.  Crow's Xtjst,Co.d     *>��tl.(X) ���  Nortli Star"  IM  Sullivan.   .-         "-  10?  Silver-lead Quotation*  Nenr York. Oerieriiber 7:  Bur Silver '..... dolliii"! ! -  1.011(1 .- * '..' -  Copper.   ,Loudon, Dec.  ".-^Silver.   24-|f,��  copper, X"). ,��_ d: lead. X-ll ������, ^��j..  Hid.  I7-J.U0  ���12  'A.  S4  4.*-*  4..171  U!.(i2i  Hid:  Karkot Conditions.   -  A', ntnady feeling prevails in  copper.   '- '      ^      ���  ','Jn load, the market was quiet.  'Sullivan stock show-* gain in  bid price.  It is expected thai, the price  of lead will drop to three c��nt*  per pound.       , ,  tribute  and - to- assist' the ladies j  in   their  effort' for  good lime.  Everyone is urged to attend  the entertainment, which Will - be'  held in * the Masonic' Hall on  Christmas eve al eight o'clock.  .-The Ladies Guild,  'fhe Ladies Guild of, St.   .Tplm  * , f  the Divine met oir Monday at tho  residence of Mrs. -Levelt, on  Riverside Avenue, when a state"  inent of accounts was submitted'  for the year, which showed the  Guild's finances iu a satisfactory*  jcondilion, matters* of importance  in connection with the church  wore discussed after '.which lea  was served by the hostess. Tho  afternoon was spent pleasantly  and profitably, It list,1 of the 'new  officers will appear in our next,  issue. ,    ___  The Feast of" St.  Nicholas. '   ',.  Tho above feast was  celebrated at. the SI. lOugone Mission   on  Thursday last,  by   the   teachers  and pupils of  Ihe 'Kootenay 'In  duslrial School.      The  children  of the Schools wore  entertained  by   the   Sisters    who   had   provided for thoni an excellent   ili^  nor wilh sweets and  iniil.   after"  ample  justice  had  been dune to  the   "good   Ilium's",   souas- and  recitations were the order of the  evening   and   the   children    a_.  quilled themselves   nic-d   credit  ably.  One of the <>lde.**l pupils '-end  a congratulatory add res.*-, to the  Rev. Father Coecola conlaming  many heart tell wishes Cor his  health and success in his \*]abor  of love".  Indian A.-joiiI, Galbraith who  was'present followed with a neat  and appropriate' speech.-,, aftei  provements made in the present'which the1 pupils spcnl the even-  processes in use in   this district j^o-  in   games  gratifying to the ireople of the  souih, and much appreciated  abroad; and Ms regarded as one  of the most characteristic and  remarkable messages ever sent,  ;to Congress , . ' ' '  ": The English press seems, to  admire the tone of the message  "and it, is well received in Ger  .many, tho references it contains  lo the late' Empress Frederick  'are especially appreciated.  * Most of the English papers re-  'inark upon tho tone o'f exultation  adopted by President Roosevelt  in dealing with the canal question, but they don't show the  slightest, 'disposition to cavil  'thereat.  The Vossischo Zeitung says  that the President's message indicate that the- fool, of Iho United  States are well on tho imperialistic path, and that**, ventures  abroad seem, to agree with them.  'Phe Daily Telegram, London,  says it would have been an inconceivable blunder to have opposed America's wishes in the  matter of 'the-canal, and thus  drive her to build a .still greater  fleet than she already contemplates, which il is safe to predict iu 20 years,hence will make  ihe United-Stales fhe second  naval power.  On Ihe whole, however, the  newspapers are skeptical of any-  great, outcome from the President's efforts in Lhe direction of  reform of the tru**ls, anfi-anarchism, or reciprocity.  Moyie Mining* News.  Ki-om Oni o.wi I'oi ii"*]i"ii'lritt  SOUIICTY   GIK1..  . The Farrel Bros, are at   work  Among- th* Craft.  -���"The'regular 'monthly meeting  ofNorlh Star Lod*e,,No.'30. A.'  F. <fc A.M.. was hold on Tuesday  evening last, on which ,occifsioa  a 'candidate was , passed to the  second decree.    An  election  of  0 *- ' V  officers for t,he*ensuingyear took  place and resulted^'as follows:1  "'Bro. "J. F'. Xrinstrong!' W. M..  Bro. J. A. Harvey, S.' \V.,' Bro.  R. L." T.' G-tdbrailh, J. W., fBro.  H. Watt. 'Treasurer and Bro. A.  0. Nelson, Secretary.  "Installation' ii "officer* will  take place on St. John's Day,  the -7lh of. December. - A  banquet' will b�� held in ��� the  spacious. dining hall adjoining-  the lodge room.  It is possible that the officers  at Craubrook dodge will alao be  installed'at the Ma&onic 'J'emple  at Steele al the1 same lime. Invitation having been extended*to  that effect. ' A large uumber of  tl*e craft are expected to be  present.  Thn uexl regular convocation  of Rocky Mountain Chapter. R.  A.M.. will take place on Tues-  day evening- next, when a number of candidates for exaltation  will be voted on, and au'emar-  geucy meeting called for a con-  Vocation at which the. exaltation  will take place.  Political Not����."  *. * . j  'Vlic portfolio of the Mini-tor  of Mines will remain vacant.  ** x -*  The Hon. James Dunsniuir,  arrived from Sii.ii* this  week, and iI is to be hoped that  the Victoria bye-election will be  brought on at, an early day.  No candidate brave ��nongh to  contest, tho Victoria bye-election  in the'interest of the government  has been found.- * -; ,'    "'' '.  Government 17, Opposition 20  is the .standing of the local  house.  Who can define   th_   policy  ihe Dunsmuir government.  of  Cliuton, N. Y., Dec. 7."���Preparations are being made at  Clinton prison ��or thw electrocution of ''Whifey" Sullivan, which  is to lake placv durin.-1 the w-ok  commencing tomorrow. Sulii  v.m's crime was   the   murder  o!  for the extraction of gold ore  The   sad   truth   is   that,   the  anc  amusement  on   their  properly   the  Society  Girl. They are sinking on the ore Night Watchman  Matthew  Wil  which for-niuated pleasantly the body,   and   now   have  the shaft  sou  at  Cobleskill  on Nov����ibrr  feast of St. Nicholas. ' 'down sixty Idol.   .They are  tak- 27 *f last yew-   -  i Late Telegraphic News |  juffiHnjffiKSiLhniTjiK^  S|)rcial tnTMJC I'liii-i'KirriiK.  vvoriLn own i.kjiit ti.ant.  Winnipeg, Man., Doc. 7-t-A  proposal to expend nearly a half  million dollars in municipal improvements will be, decided al  the civic elections-being held in  Winnipeg tori ay. The principal  item provides for the ptircha.*.i;  of the existing city ga<- plant,  which belongs to the 'electric  street railway, or. in case of failure" tb come to terms wUh that  company, to establish a new  pla.Nl pf its own. It, i.s also proposed" to establish a municipal  lire-alarm aiysfem. suburban (ire  halls,, etc.  B.IORN.SON'S 111 li'l'tl DA Y. *  Christiauia, Dec'7.���-Arrangement!-! have'been made to celebrate   throughout   Norway    to,-  morrow   the   00th   hirthdaj*   of  !>.  Bio'rnst*rn�� Uiornsou,  the  Nor-  ���' ,j i,        ���"  wegian   , poet.     dramatist,   and  novelist.'  I IN   Ml-MOKY- OF  KOSSUTH.  i r, r  New York, Dec. 7.���In honor  of the memory of Louis Kossuth  tlie .Hungarian-Americans <. of  New York and vicinity haye -arranged for interesting exorcises  to be held in the Lenox "Lyceum  tomorrow eyening. Tlief exorcises will commemorate the  tiftiafh anniversary of Kossuth's  visit to America. ��� The programme'', will consist of ' the  rendition,'of patriotic airs es-  pecially-in.vognej in* the revolutionary, "period'bf ,184S,l;by'fhe'  conilJinecV" 'Hungarian /gypsy  bands.,bf this city and by various  Hungarian"'' musKJal sooiotiosSi  There will.also bo addresses i,by  men. prominent in public .life and  by   the survivors., of''Kossuth's  c6mpatriols���iH this counfrv.  ' . * . , - *-  ,       *    ���  IIANNA   AND   0TI1KUS   TQ  Sl'liAK.  Boston. Mass'.. 'Dec. 7.���Tho'  secretary of tin*- Boston Mer-  clianls',Asflociiuion announce today the'completion of arrange*'  ments for the annual bancpiet of  the association to be held next.  Tuesday -night*?**- Among the  prominent! men who have accepted invitations to respond to  toasts are Henry Watterson of  Louisville, S��nafor Hanna of  Ohio and Post master General  Emory Smith.  MANY   MICXKJAN   SMEI.TKKS.  , City of Mexico. Dec. 0.���The  American Smelting ����� J-lefining  Company which several months  ago secured control of all the  smelting plants in Mexico, is to  have strong competition, companies having been formed to  erect and operate no less than  six larjje and independent fiiuel t-  ers. If is stated that many largo  mine owners have already signed  agreements to givt* their ores to  these proposed independent  smelters.  NKGKO   r.AO'R  INVENTIONS.  Washington. D. C, Dec. 0,���  Tho Government Board pf Ordn  ance, at. its meeting which began  today, will be called up.on fo consider the merits of a new rapid-  fir* gun. Tho gun i.s the invention of Eugene Berkins. a young  negro, whose parents and grandparents were slaves, nnd who  himself worked until throe years  ago setting up pins in a Chicago  bowling alley. Ho i.s without  more than a coin mon school education, -and his surroundings  worry not caculaied 1o cultivate  his mind on lhe subject o[ mechanics. Yol he has invented this gun, applied for a  l>.it��nt,on it, successfully defended his application against the  .-.ui'.s of Maxim and obtained all  the 'claims   h'��   has  rusked for,,  nineteen in number, Now ��� ho  has strong hopes of having his  gun adopted by ihe government.  Ordnance experts who have examined the gun speak'highly of  its merits.  l-ICADY   FOIi'KlX-OAV   (iJUNU.  New .York. Dec. 7.���Everything i.s in readiness for fhe big  six-day bicycle race which is to  beg'yi in Madison Square Garden  al midnight tomorrow night".  The list of entries includes the  best riders of,America. England,  France,' -Germany, ^ Ireland.  Switzerland, Belgium, Italy and,  Canada.    The famous skimming  i  rr  dish   track,    which     caused    so  much comment during the  summer, has been replaced by a new  track, which ha.*-, all the speed of*  the old one'and at fhe same time  i.s  considered ' safer.     As a preliminary   to   tho 1 12 hour-grind,  there  -will'be  a  series of races  this evening in i which, cinauy  of  the six-day riders will bike part.  The main event will be a twentv *  five mile '���pro" lap race.  A NEW MINING VENTURE.  Will   Open Tip the Deep Placors  On,  ,   Wild Horse Creek.  D. Newall, H.   L.   Amine  and-  E. Johnson, backed by a  strong-  local    company,   went  out   this  week   to  open   .up   a section of  Wild  Horse   creek,   which   has-  been slightly prospected   in  the,  early  history  of .the creek, but ���  did,not promise sufficient returns^  lo justify further outlay'in those,  days.'    Now   the_ prospects ob- ,  tained" would  be considered ex-  ,- 4 k t, ,  cellent: and il is hopedfhat  the  enterprise  may   be.' completely  successful,   and  may   result' iu  'further rich "developments in the"  rich placer beds bf   the  historic  i *. t~~ ^  old creek. C. H. Pollen is pros-,  ident of fhe company and J. T.,1  Laidlaw. secretary.  ���     '       MiDiug- Quiet. -,  Goodprogress i.s being made  among the placer mines on Perry  creek. *"On Wild -l-Jorse creek,  lhe annual clean-up is well advanced, and a large amount of '  the yellow metal ' has been  secured. The placer gold production of the' district will be  larger than previous years.  At no'time during the past  four or Hvo years \va> there so  little doing iu quartz mining**-'  Low price v of lead, and want of  transportation is holding back  the production and development  of the district. The mines'' are  in a condition to ngsudic operations at, short notice.  A    new    company   has   been  formed to work the deep placers"  on Wild Horse creelc, they  coniJJ  mencod operations on Thursday.  Hotel Arrivals.  KVIl'BlilAI,:  .1. Carson, Calgary  P. McMahon, Elko  C. A. Dow  H. Jones '���  S. McDougal. Fernie  John Love, Winnipeg  fi). G. Windlass. Calgary  l-I. F. Collet!.   Wiiulcrmoris  Sam Cobb "  Frank Cottle "  A. B. Fonwide. Tho ranch Vi  K. J. Higbye, Sheep Croek  J. Stafford, Moyie  LOCAL NEWS.  A meeting of the dirccTor.-. of  (ho Fort, Steele hospital was hold  on Thursday.  <\  A   B. Fenwiek returned to the  ranch on Fridav.  Mrs. A. B. (Inice is   having  cottasre built on River*-*'.le Ave  A number of Steelites  attend  od   the   dance   at   Mary.sviilo on  Thursday   evening.      They    re-'  port having a good time.  '  >  L a)  THE PROSPECTOR.',FORT STEELE, B. C, DECEMBER 7, l'JOl.  v a.  hSTABLISHKIJ    II"9S  A. B. 6race,  PUBLISHER   AND    EDITOR.  THE PROSPECTOR, i�� published  ����ery Saturday, and has a guaranteed  circulation larger than any other paper  lu East Kootenay. It is all home Printed  _nd contains double the news of any  other paper in the district.  As an  advertising  incdii:<o  it  i*= un  oxcetled.  Devoted to the upbuilding of Fori Sreele, tlie  l��velopmem of the vast mineral resources of  Hie East Kootenay ininin�� district.  Subscriptions ti.OOper yea-  advertising rates made known on application.  Oontrlbutions are solicited from all parti of the  -Utrlct, but all mutter intended for publication  must have the writer's signature.  further development thai will  add a large number of producing, mine-*; to this district  The development of the placer  industry of the Fort Sleele district- i.s a constant source of  wealth to the district. And we  predict that the shafts now going down to bedrock on Perry,  Weaver and Wild - Horse ci-eeks  must result in a large increase in  the placer production of gold in  South East Kootenav.  Headauarters  for   Mining   and   Commercial  Men  The  TUIC PAPPR Is kept on Hie at iheadver-  I nu rnrtn tiiin-"-agency of Alaxundei  *Co., Suite F.. First National Hank Buildiiij,'.  Spokane. WaMi.. where contracts can be made  for it.  This Paper !_AkKe_?-s  on tile at K. C.  Advertising;  Agency, M and 65 Merchants hxchangif, San  Francisco, California, where contracts for nrl-  rertlKing can be made for it.  Thic P_n_r> Is kept on rile at the a. -Me-  I HIS rdpcl Klm & Co. .vewSp;��per Ad-  vetlsin-; Agency. Montreal, where contracts  for advertising can be made for it.  This Pa,"��er  store, Spokane. Wash.  Is on sale ut    J.   W.  Graham .t   (Jo's   hook  ��he $Jv0&pect0t.  You May Need-  Vain-Kitter  For  Cuts  .Burns  Bruise-  Cramps '  , Diarrhoea.  All Bowel  Complaints  It It a iure, nte uud (juick remedy.  Tli.-r.--, only one, PAIN-KILLF.R.  I'isiiiii  J'avis'. '  '1 wo ei/.i'A, 'J."M*. Hli-i 5uc.  SATURDAV,  DECL'MliEll 7, 11)01.  "No Enemies to Punish���No  Special'Friends to Serve. *'  liast Kootenay  Bottling Co.  k  T  VHE Nelson Mirier in  a  recent    issue,     announces  that Mr.   J. C. Drewry. is in the  field as  a candidate  for South  East Kootenay at the' next provincial election. ��� The Miner: has  the following  to say ^as to the  capabilities of Mr. Drewry.   "Ho  ^is a jolly,good fellow, an expert  fisherman, and possibly the' best  raconteur in the Kootenays.   ,He  is-the right bower of censured  capitalists."'  Mr. Drewry has to bring i'or-  - ward better and  more substantial reasons than   the  above", be-  , /ore he can expect to obtain   the  suffrages oi' the,people of South j  ���East Kootenay.  What the district 'want is a  man that is capable, who will  work for, and in tho interest of,  < the mining'industry'of the entire  , district, one who will'1 have the  confidence of the*' people in all  matters pertaining to fhe development and progress of the district.      ���*   ������ *    ,      , '' '      ' y  From all appearances the next,  provincial election is too , far  away,1 to even consider who may  be. candidates. But when the  time does come we' are of the  opinion that a- resident of this  district will be found, and selected by fhe electors, not pushed  forward in the interest of  corporations, and  not only be selected but.  as their representative  next house.  flerated waters-  Of all kinds  Syrups, Champagnes, Cider-  Ginger Ales. ,Etc.  V l 4 '  All    Modern    Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C.  Large   Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  _t  -4  TTT-  4&  i  Soda  water  iu  siphou**.  -economical way to handle U.  Thi?  most  Agents   Wanted  Complete Life of Queen Victoria  best book , .  best.  <  Outtic Mailed ou Keeeipt of li> cents.  Address ' ,    - T  S. C. MILLER & CO.,  a ���    Portland. Or*e.. U.^.A^  CARLIN  &  MERCHANTS  DURICK  GENERAL  Fort  Steele,  Monte 6ario Restaurant.  'IHE MOST  UP-TO-DATE-  PLACE IN FORT STEELE.  Everything Cooked  "as   vou   J.IKE,  IT."  CANADIAN  i/^iniat  Atlantic   Steamship  Christmas  ��� TO  Department  i   r        (  Sailings  Sole-Agents .��  the Gflflt0j]$t66l COMPANY  This Stm^l iii .ihiaranteed io ho f-rpial to Jessop's or Firths in all  ��� 1Taiu*�� Rock Wo uk.       ' ���" ���       ������ , '    * &  WM. ROBINSON,  Proprietor,  Fort Steele  Meat Market  -FRESH   and   SALT   MEATS  ALWAYS  ��� ' - ON' IT AND."    *"  Sole Agents  England  big  who   0\vi!l  elected  in -the  ' A wail of trouble comes from  the town of Fernie. inasmuch us  a license to commit matrimony  cannot be obtained in that town,  and that parties who desire to  brave the perils of the stormy'  sea of matrimony are compelled  to come, to Steele to secure the  necessary license. We trust that  the government will see its way  to establish a matrimonial  license bureau at fernie, so that  love-lorn swains can,.secure the  necessary documents that will  make two hearts one. without  coming to Steele.  * *    *  A jolly good fellow, and an ex-  part fisherman, cannot expect to  drive the provincial carriage in  the next election.  * x-   it-  South East   Kootenay ������ has   a  population  of   over   G.OOo.      Its  area is larger than some empires  it is  large enough   to have two  swath iu the provincial houre.  -*���    '    *  Wanted: A fair redistribution  of seats in the local legislatur-j.  ST. JOHN*. N.B. TO LIVERPOOL  t  Piiris-iiin Nov. 2:*!       Numidian Nov. -10  Ionian Dec. T Tunisian  Dec. '1 -A  PORTLAND  TO LIVERPOOL     *  Dominion Nov 2"!     Canibroniiin Nov .10  Vancouver"'Dec. 14  BOSTON TO  LIVERPOOL.  Tver-ilia Nov. 2*1 Saxonia Dec. 7  New England Dee. 4     Ultonia  Dec. 21  "NKW VORK TO LIVERPOOL.  Celtic Nov.  2r> Etrnria Nov. 23 -  Germanic Nov. 27 Campania Nov. 30  Majestic Dec. 4 Uuibria Dec. 7  Cymric Dec. 10 Lucania Dee. 14  Ocearric Dec. 11 Etnu-ia Dec. 21  Teutonic Dec. 18. Campania Dec. 28  NEW VORK TO SOUTHAMPTON  Haverforrt Nov. 27 Philadelphia Dec 4  St Paul Dec. It St. Louis Dee. 18  Continental   Sailings  ��� OF���  North    German     Lloyd.     Hamburg-  Packet, Co..   Holland    American *Red  Star   French   and   Am-hor    Lines   ou  application.  For reservation of berth*; rates and  complete information call on or write  treare.-t C. P. R. Agent.  J. S. CARTER, E. J. COYLE,  Dis. Pass. Agt. A. G. P. A.  Nelson. Vanoouver  crow's Nest. Goal cwanY  Giant Powder Gompanu.  SOLK    AOKNTS  Mining Supplies a Specialtjv    ��  i  Agents for the   MASSEY   HARRIS   CO., Limited.  Farming "Implements^  R. W. ROGERS, Proprietor.   '  "-        -     , ,     ���' -.      '    '��� ���     , ��� '  .  ���*-.<.  i r  ���   -  Fresh Halibut, , Salmon', Salmon Trout.  Butler'and Eggs,   -J^ish and Game in Season.  Bologna  Sausage,  Fort Steele  and  Kimberley.  ********S"*��*S*fc$****$$$$��**%$$$^  ! .   The Steele House 1  * *  0 Fort Steele, B. C. %  * " *  Centrally Situated on Riverside Avenue.  a  Conducted on Up-To-Date Methods.  The Best Bar In-Town.  D. IVIcIVeisli  '.   <- PROPRIETOR.'  _______  I N.HANSON  9 -3  General iVIerchant  ,, c     Llcfwon Dealer.  AND  ����- Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber,       A largo, assort- ^S  g^- ment of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always 3  S��. oh hand. " ��� 7"��  ^ Dl\fENSION   -LUMBER     A      SPECIALTY.   .. ^  Wfl'&fl;  ^jr  BG.  yiiiiiaiuiiii.iiaiiuiiiaaiiiiiusiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaaiiiaiiiii'c  STEVENS RIFLES'" AND PISTOLS  ARC CUARAMTCCO TO  BC  SAFE, DURABLE IHO ACCURATE.  THE FAVORITE RIFLE  Port    Steele  Brewing   Co.  FORT STEELE,  B. C.  MANUFACTURERS     and     BREWERS    OF   EXTRA   IPINE  BEER    ��*'   PORTER  Losm Of Appotito and (-rtinoru.1 Oelril-  ity are quickly 'iv-mowc by the <;f  a few lioHlws* of "D. A L." Kniul.-'ion of  (.'o(l Liver (Ml. .Maiiiifiu-iuri-d li.v tin-  l)Hvi_ & Luw'rcnci" ('c. I Ad.  Of all the many reports   made  ,by experts on this district  there  is none hut expresses tlie  great  est sanjiuinitv of its great riches  i' ' ���'.'���' . '  Tlie coal industry in South'  East Kootenay is yearly becoming more and more important.  Co'iital    is   needed    to ..make  is nn .iccurate rifle nnd puta every shot  where yon hold it. Weight -li poundr).  jMwle in three ftiilibera���.22, .'lit and .32  Rim Fire.  price:  No. 17, Plain Sights,      .     .    $6.00  No. 18, Ttreet Sights,   .      .      8.S0  Where these rifles .ire not enrried in  Htook by dtfllen* we will send, ezpreas  prepaid on receipt ol price. .Send stamp  for catalog describing complete line  and containing valuable inforifiation to  .ihooters.      '  j The J. Stevens Arms and Tool Co.  P. 0. i.�� -*<tf        CHIC0PEE FAllS, BASS.  SOLD    BY    THE    BARREL,    KEG    OR     BOTTLED  Hot tied beer for family use a specialty  OUTS1DK ORDKRS (U VWN .STRICT fr I'liOMPT ATTI_NTTON  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED ,-^Msi0  Mutz i& Scott, Prop's.  JUST   RECEIVED  Assorted Car of Best Brands of Flour  and   Meals,  etc,  K'lour, Patent Hungarian and Strong Baker.  Rolled Oats, Cracked Wheat, Wheatletts,  Co rn meal, Buckwheat Flour, Split Peas,  Navy  Beans,   Lima Beans, Pot Barley, elc.  Bran     C hi ops     Shorts     Oats     Hay.  Kleetwoo'l Tea. a pure article imported direct from Oylon  try it once and you will use no olhcr.  "Fresh  Breakfast  Butler and Eg-^'S.  Bacon,   Tlanis  and   Dry Suit Side Bacon.  POTATOES   ���d   CARROTS  |<MREWOOD all lengths to suit all stoves.  THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOUR and FEED S^ORE  E. C. MILLER, Proprietor POST OFFICE BOX 836.  UF*'-. AH'goods guaranteed and prices also as,being correct.  Send in orders. ���'./������.. ,     ��� '   -  '''  A. ,'a,'- ',--fifi ���'.-.  r TlJJ. PKOoPECTOK, FORT STEELE, B. G...1U01.  ���3 O  THE  HQTRL  H. REINEMAN, Proprietor.  Fort Steele, B. C.  vi  Largest anjd Most Complete Hotel Iti South  Kootenay  >. ���  I-  ALL   MODERN   CONVENIENCES  <���/  Sample Rooms for Commercial Men.  <?���  HQadcjuarters for Mining Men.  I a  KIM  -. The    Coming*   Town   of   East  Kootenay.  0t^  I   Near tlio famous, North star?     T  ��� -'7   'v ��� . "*    ��� ". and- .SwlIIvatrj^^llw  '      J     A' - '      f "      . * I-        c, '   '  ,--        , '* , ��' ���*   ��� >.,*,.;,',. ^_-  '       ,�� ' .,    ��� I ' '       . < -J*    -' ",      ; '  ,   > ,        , , *"       ,     '     .,    ���" ,, * .  ,. ,' . '_    .   ���.' _ .     ,   ,  A Limited Number of H_ois foi* Sale  .      ' " at Prices Ranging from  ��o'  $125    To    $400  ' ��� *��� , '  NOW   IS   THE TIME TO BUY as prices will be advanced the first  of the year.    , ' \ ; , ��� *.���-=���*  Apply to  Land Commissioner, C. P. R.  Winnipeg', Man., or to  BEALE 66 ELWELL  Fort Steele and' Kimberley,  *W**'fc:*)'******��*******^-****"'*"*!��*��-^--*f ���;;****  si  -.>  'IS 1MJ1II.I.SHK0 KVKItV SATIII'I>AY, A.N'll Il.\** A *  ���  '                           i *r  i;UAi:.\N'���TUKI*   CJHCULATION'    I.AICCi I'lii    THAN *  ANV^OTIlKlt I'Al'I'-.K JNT 10AST KOOy'KNAY,' IT IS t '%  Alii. IIOMIC, l'lilNTKO.'AN'n CONTAINS IIOUIH.K   ' $  .   .                             . >��  Till"*. AMOUMT Ol'' NKWS OK ANTV I'A1JI".I! IN/I'IIK  ��        .-   v   '       ���       i   .  DISTRICT   , , , " ' "  KI3TBE  Y.  ROYAL  HOTEL-  KTMBERLRY,  R. C.  Tlio Finest, Liquors aiul  Gi��ars and Host I-Wii'slu-fl  ltooin** in Town.  J.   I.   GATES,   Prop.  50  YEARS'  IENCE  Marks  Designs  Copyright-'. &c  Anvono spihIImk n skctrh nnd dcacrlnllon niny  qulclcly ascertain our o'Hninn free whether an.  InvonLIoii is probably patentable. Coniniinilra- confidential. Handbook on r-itei'ta  seal free. Oldest agency for Hceuriiij-puteiK-i.  I'xtenla'taken tlironirli Muim ,t Co. receive  ijieclul notice, wlf hour, charge, in tlio  Scientific flmericait  A handsomely Illustrated weekly. Largest circulation of any Hciciitlflc Jci'ininl. Terms, $.1 a  year: four months, $1. Sold by all newsdealers.  MUNN&Co.361B-d^NewYQrR  Brauc- Offlce, fa��2_ V St., WMhlugtuu, IS. C..  Guaranteed $900  Salary    *�������*���  Men nnd women ol <>ood swldi-cs*. represent ti.**. some to tiuvol iippoim'ii;*  a^ent*., ollici-."* for- local work looking  after our inii'ivlls. ."MHIO salary yiuiruii-  teed yoni-ly: c.Ntru con* mi���-.ion* and  expense*., r.ipid iidv.incoiiiL-nl. old o���  trtblislifd house, ( lor-  earne*,i, 'mini or women lo iceurc plea**-  nnt. pei-inaiienl prv-juon, liber-al income  and Inturo. New, Iri' line*. Write  :il, oiu-e. ' '  STAFFORD    PRESS.  2:i Church Sl... Now Haven. C-'otin.  MTOIMf aud SCIENTIFIC  Mim{j PRESS  HIGHWARDEN &. SON.  PIONEER   BARBER SHOP  I''v<*rv1liiu��- Kl.rielily l^'iisl  I'lnss.  Ncxrl dour In'/he Prox-pixlor'.,  READ.  THE PFIOSPECTOR.  THIRTY-HINTH TEAR.  24PaJjes  :  Weekly  :  Illustrated.  INDISI ^NSABLE  TO MINING MEN,  $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.  SEND l'OK ���".AMFIiK COPY,  MINING andSd^ntific PRESS  310 MARKET ST., SAIT FRANCISCO, CAL.  WANTion-'nius-nvoirrn v m kn  AN*I) WOiMION lo travol and iidvortise  I'or old (.".l.ihliMiurl lioiisrj of solid liniin-  cinl siiindhm. Salar*, ^~S(I a yi-.n* and  cxire-nsfs. all jrayaldi' in ca.sji. Xo can-  /:w*,in^ ri T) tii rod. (H\i- r-oft'i-oiu'o*. and  I'lii'lose .sull addrohscd hlainpcd <--n-  vcliipc. \ddiv-"- .Man.iiriT. "mI ('.���ixloii  I !id-4 . ('liicayo.  ***fe**��-**#^***^fe*-***��********W*J��fA-!:****  As    An',, t Advertising   fiMfie'clium    It   Is  Unexcelled, ,���*.*���'  *trtr*r*f:***t-*t:***-*.lfr*rttrf't-trf-$frlrt-t:fr*,  *, -   ; ^  *   THK PKOSPKCTOR GOVBKSA DISTRICT     ','  JJJ'  Ul    LARGKK THAN SOMK KMPIKKS. AND HAS A   H  J|J   LA KG M FOlil'lIUN ClltOU NATION.       * ��  *��4*4*J ��-i-*��-��-*m**-*l ���***���* �����-_ �����__����� -9-J^  -..***- StA'vi-  The Paystreak Of Ad's In This Paper Pays From The Grrass Roots,  And Never Pinches Out, Stake One!  , The Result <Will Be To  Your Interest.,  JOB PRINTING OP.ALL KINDS NEATLY AND PROMPTLY  1 -* i  EXECUTED. ' "    ���  Voxi   Steele  HA KERYi   ;  11. A i. l'iO:, Proprielo'i-'.  i:,i\ri*:nsi.m*:. AVKNUi-:  ',! OppOsiLc     I'oiL     <w'...vJc-  TO THE DEAF.  A rich lady cured of her Deafness and Noises in tlie Head by  Dr. Nicholson's Artificial Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 lo this"Institute, so that deaf people unable to procure the Ear Drums  may have them free. Address  No. 14518. The Nicholson Institute, 7S0, Eighth Avonue,  New York, U. S. A.  DII^SE St CROFTS  CONTRACTORS  All   Kinds   of   l>rick   and   Stone   Work  RRJCK and LfME For Snlc PLARTRR1NC   Promptly  Done  CAVEATS, TRADE MARKS,  COPYRIGHTS AND DESIGNS.  Send your bnnlncsfvillrect to Wnnhlii^toii,  ����v��s tlnip, costii less, lxfttcv :i��TTi<te.  My offlce do�� to V. B. P��l��nt Offlce. TT.LZ prcHinia-  1 ary ��Xkmli���.tioni made. Atty's fet notdue tm:U *)��t��nt  ll ncortl PERSONAL ATTENTION OIVES-H TfEARS  ACTUAL EXPERIENCE. Book "Ilow to obl.-.ln PatonU,"  ; ate., tent freo. PaUnU procured through E. U. KIjt��sri  i recelre ipectal   notice,   without chxr^o.   In   the  INVENTIVE   AGE  lUlmtrntod monthly���Elorcnth year���tcrm��, 51. a year.  f.Late o( C. A. Snow* Co.  318 F St.. Ni W.l  WASHINGTON,  D. C.  E.G.SIGGER8  0  o  O  T  T  R  N  E  E  Q  C  B  U  s  T  N  O  S  H  J  $299 INC  FREE  I  SH.j  We will give the above reward 1 o jiny pcrr-on who will correctly arrunge the('  iabove letters to apell the narnirK of three <>.iniulian cities. IJfieeacli letter but A  kOnce. Try it. ''We will positively give the money away, and you may be the v  'fortunate"pp.rson. Should there be-more than I wt of correct answers, thef  j money will he.iiivided equally. For instance should o-pei'sons send in correct A  \anewers, each will receive $40 ; sln-iild 10 personi* send in correct answers,\  feach will receive $20 ; twenty persona, $10 each. We do this to introducef  iour firm and goods we handle as quickly as possible. SEND NO MONEY i  VWITH YOUR-ANSWER. This is a FREE contest. A post card will do. \  6r Those who have not received anything Irom other contcsls, iry this one.       . ������. 0  ^V^-^^^KMPIRE SUPPUY; CO., OBILkIA, CANADA.-^^--*^^* Ata  THE PKOSf EQTOK,oPORT STEELE; fi. C., 1901  if  ;*  ���'���c&fi  TMe M^  '.*',"--.1  TH^lG  The propbs6<^^  . �� .*;'  And  the   Greatest   Miiieral   Belt   of  w  Choice Business and Residence lots for Sale  , fi  Apply to  Townsite Office.  .<$ THE PROSPECTOR, PORT STEELE,' B. C, DECEMBER 7,   1001.  V  1  North Star Lodge  NO. 30.  A, F. AND A. M,       G. R. B. C.  FORT STKKLE. B. C.  rtegular meetings���1st Tuesday in each  mouth ��t eight o'clock. Visiting Bretheru are  cordially invited.  A. C. Nelson*, Secretary.  Rocky Mountain Chapter  NtO. 12.').r R. A. M.  PORT STEELE. H. C.  Reg-ulttr meeting-**���2nd Tuesday in  e&i'b month at eight o'clock.  Visiting    Brethern   are   uorilkilly  invited. '       _' ,  R. L. T. GALnitAlTH Scribe E.  Professional.  a to. S. McCartrr. J. A'. Harvey  n     HARVEY & McCARTBR  Karrit,ttrx, * Solicitor*,  Notaries  Public.  p * a  C-Gnveiiuwtrs etc.  FONT STKKLK, 11. U.  RKYKLSTOKF. STATION and OOI.DKN  ' f  COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY      MADE.'  ��Jj�� Jjrotfjxejctaxr  SATURDAY, DKCEMJiEU 7. 1901.  ���nnnnimimnmmTYmmmnmnmm*  1  LOCAL NEWS. 1  s- -a  ���:*ilU_41iil_iU_4U_4_UiUUU_i_tUUUUU_Ul->  N. A. Wallinger came up from  Fish Lake ranch on Monday.  Col.   Henderson  was  in town  on Monday*  Chas. Pinch, Kimberley, visited Fort Steele on Monday.-  North Star Lodge A. P. and A.  M. held their regular monthly  meet ing on Tuesday evening, a  candidate was passed to the  second degree.  A package,of fifty, Christmas  and Now Years, visiting cards.  will be supplied and'printed for  ��t al THK PkosimccTok orticc.  vMHt  i  te?^-   -"^.^.^ol Cod Liver 01'.,  (imJo .M.irL.) 9  for I.ling; Troubles, \  Severe Coni'.hi., Colds, ��� |  Kmaciation, &c, &c. ;  * 7  J ",".>* ������ ���������� ��� Ills 'Mil ani'll.llllu )��� uu Oil. Inn  I : ��� i ..iiiln" 1 Ik: H. ���*. i .', ll id ]>!��� .'iriHiit  j nml i'.ii'^.i IiV.   "i  ill l.u .���'\<iii up; Will.iiM  ] hi.I, ! un iinii <>f tli-i-.i; '��� il  I'i'i1,; J'ui li^rk  I In ln-lil'.li.  10.-. nml IS 1.(10 1-olilon.  JiAVJS A 1 .W.'l.'I'Ni K CO., Limiii'd.  *-+~.Ti:'t*��eia\_  W. R. ROSS  'Barrister      '-      -       Solicitor  NOTARY   PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER. -.  A nuti.bcr of engravings was  received this* week from The  Gripp Engraving Company of  Toronto. They will be iu  the Christmas number of "Tiik  Puosimoctok.  John Sherwood, Perry   creelc,  was in town on Monday.  The regular monthly convocation of Kooky Mountain Chapter  R.A'.-\n will take place un Tue*--  dav next.  Fort  Steele. -B.   G  FOKT STKKI.ttrDKV���r.OPM���KTSY<iI>IUAT_ LTD  *, ..*  ' 13** Street. London. Ensfland.  <"   N.  A. WALLINGER, FORT STEELE.  POST Ol-'FICE BOX .1.  T H O M A S,   M c'V IT T IE  r>.u.s. & c.b.  Port-Steele B.C.  , J. A. Harvey, w ho has boon  very sick for a month past, is  now rapidly improving.  The Immense Pine? of'Canada furnish the bit**'.- foi; ihat peei-les*. i-cufjlj  and cold remedy. Pyuy-l!:il,<nji. It  cures quickly and ,certainly. Of alt!  drnujrist^. in:. Made by ,1>:*t��|��r!i-t<.it*-  of fei-i-v- Davi.-' Paiu-Killiu*  St. John's Church of England.  Services will be held in the  Church of St. John the IJivino  every Sunday morning at 11 a.m.  Holy Communion the third  Sunday in each month at 8 and  11 a. ni. ''        , A  Strangers are welcome.  ,      IMtE.SBYTl.KlAN   CflUllOll.        ,  " Christian service will bo conducted in the 'Presbyterian  Church by the Pastor Rev. D.  Mclv. Reid. li. A. every Sabbath  evening at 7:30. Sunday School  at 2 p.m.  'All are welcome to our {services  ASSAYING  U. F. Nicholson,  Petkrbokocgh, K. c.  ,    (l.ltciisi-d lis- J'iovIiu-IuI Coveirimem.)  Gold and silver..   ., $2.00  Silver and lead  2.00  'Cold, silver and Copper 3.00  fluid, silver, lead nnd copper., -1.00  Samples   lefl  with   Carlin ��V  Diu-Iclf  \vi 11 receive, prompt, attention.      '   '  a-  The  Canadian Bank of commerce  ,An impoifetilili- iiiiii'- to Iiml is a  pl;t**ter e-.*utih>il to ������Tile I). A* J.."  Meiuliol, which i*. bein��* imilatud. llet  rile genuine. For Aide a dm-? bauk-  ache*i,. .-tiusbe-i, rituliiiijf. equals* it.  '.Made by D-ivi*. .\* hawtvnee Co.. Ltd.  "We learn that Mr. (hirtiel'd  King, of Lang ley ou the Praser.  has been appointed principal of  the Port,Steele school.  GRASS1CK   t   OEMPSEY.  t  CONTRACTORS  A    ���" AND l'     ���*  ,  BUTJL1DBRS.  o    '��-   ���   Fort   Steele* B.'c''    7  "   Skaving W. Hair Dressing Parloi  " KOKT   STEELE, B. C.  a l.��S.0T. Alexander, the well  known barrister of Pornier, was  at the Imperial on Monday.   ���  J.   ~W.   R.   Young  is expected"  down from Perry cre'ek today.  Iv. J. Higbye of  Sheep   Creek  was in town on Tuesday;  Save your, Snowshoe Tags.- -,  The ino-u popular brand of ('hewing  ���Tobaceo in Canada tud.iy,1^L*. '*P-ay  Koi.l'1. P.Vtfi'j [llllj- of'���������'l'.vv, tlOLL"  bears ii ������Snowshoe''.Ta}j. Consnnier-s  shonlil .-ave these tays, as valuable pt*e-  .-cnt*. are yiveir for them. Tiiffs are  yood \\\i to January 1st. J!)("):���",. Write  for our new illu&tratod prerniuui eata-  loirue. The Krnpire Tobacco Co.. Ltd.,  Whinipeif Branch. Winnipeg. Man.  CHAS.   P.   CAMPBELL.  UiKlci'tak'cr  ruul   ,  Emhalmer  Oradunte   ofo  Chaiu])inn ,  College   of   tlio    United  Slates. ,  ''  Uphol.steriii'j-  and   Cloneral  Furniture Ro])iiiring.  All Work Ciiaranfoed.  Tclugraph or   Mail  Orders  Promptly A'ilonded to.'  HEAD OFFICE���TORONTO.  \  Paid up Capital *i8,0(K),000:' Kes'ervc Fund W.dOO.OOO:  Ajr��-rei;ate Kcsoui-co^Ovoi- $03.1 X10,000.  o '  London Ofrice; OO LonihinJ S(n."L-l, i:. C.  Ne��  Yoik Offioo; IO i:xcluiii|',o l>liic*.  And IIS bi-ancheri in Canada,��� the (Jnlloil Stales and Uriiish Columbia.  if-  53-  ���%���  V  ���_  Cranbrook Branch,  HUBERL HAINES, Manager.  *******l{-*��^��:lfc***^^<;*��������.^^^ft^*-**S.*fr  Gran brook,  P. O. Box 127.  '     B. C.  FARN   FOR   SALE  All kinds of hair work -    ,  a specialty.  A. J  GREZ,- -��  -   Proprietor  lw. COHN  TAILOR  AND  IMPORTER OF   , ���  FINE WOOLLENS  Rocky Mountain Avenue  Fort Steele, B. G.  Fort Steele  Diamond Jubilee c  _r/ss foUoh. HOSpltal  , kUTXO.I.  '��     Uraduace of Si  Luke-^, Hospital  Vanrouver. J5 C  H. P. Collett. Sam Cnhb and  FYank Cottle came in on the  stage from Windermpro1' on  Thursday. ,  Constable Dow, of l_lki>. vise!  ed Steele on Wednesdav.  The-'Daisy   Ranch   situate  five miles south of Fort Sleele.  Twelve' hundred acre.** under fence.  ���120 acres crown granted, the balance  held irniltfi* pre-emption. Good irri-  g-ation ditch. J"j0 acres oi cleared land.  Will cut, J.iO tons of hay.  -  Poi- further particulars appjy lo  K. L. T. (iA-LmtAlTJI.- Fort Steele.  NOTICE.  r i  Notice is hei-ejiy ��U*en,.lh:it Mnn-lield  & (-'otterell. 'l',oli.ti'CO!iisl**'at |>\.ri Steele  B. C, have turned over their;  bu*,iness  to  f'v M.   Keep  of hunie   place.      All  account* diic(Mtid' .\lansliel(*& < 'otterell  will be paid to .1.  A.   T-larvey.   at  Fori,  Steele, aj^eni, for (.'. jM. 1-Ceep.    ,-  ('.. M. ICIOK".  Dated at l^ort Steele. Seirteinl'ior 281 h  11)01. c .  it  Kootenay    B^ un  Hotel * *  4  #  idary Line  Tobacco  Plains,  B. C.  t  *  S   Good Stable.   Rigs of all kinds.    Saddle and Pack Horses   1ST ,'  ���*?*  t��t  ^^^^^^^^#^^^|^^��^^^^^^^^^^^  JULES HUREL. Proprietor.  tt t ,  OOOD '   ACCOAL\IOI)ATrV).\    Voll    Tl lAVIOLI ,L\(J     MKN  A First Class Home  �������  ���Ji*  '���* ,  &.'  �����#�����  ���*������  �������  ���������  t Mr.VF.KAL ACT.  (KOUM   1'.)  0Kici'iKie*i-ri: or impkovkmuntm.  NOTICE.  Hkad OKiirci*:  ���iCi QrioioN Victouia St.,  London,  IS no land.  IjitmSiT Colpmulv  Ofptcio  FOIIT  S'l'I'ilOLK,   1!.  C.     .'  C. M. Kdwakds.  Ciox'i. Maxaoku.  W. R. Ross, S. M.r was at  r^ernic during the past week, on  official business.  , Messrs. McMahon and Jones  of Elko were at the Imperial on  Thursday.  A recruiting station will be  opened at Fort Steele shortly.  Ten men are wanted for South  Africa.  R.-L. T. Galbraith was at the  Mission on Thursday.  All advertising mattoi^for the  Christmas uumber of Tun Phos*-  pector must be in by December  10th.  17 A D M For* Sale. _ ConsUls of 2M  t i."ii\.iVL sujri-.*. of bottom larid nine  mile's'from Steele, joinin"* It. Mather's  Cherry Creek ranch. This farm- is  fenced,'dwelling hou&e. stable, cattle  shed*., root house "ete'fi" Title perfect,  price -M200. which iales.itIran cost ol im-  provumciiis. Aoplv to l'\ A JiAl.lC,  J'orl Steele. I J. C.    J*.f). 13ox 810.  ,      ��� ������ NOTICE.    ���  Tike notice1 that *lxiy ((Kl) iluys after' dale,  ire Intend lo apply io the Chief Coinmissloncr  of Lands and Works for permission to remove  obstructions and make improvements on ly.imb  Creek, in order to make said ereek navigable  for lofrs uccokIIiik to _>liiiis and Survej*s fyled.  The only lands affected by said improvements  other than Government lands, are T.ots 2801 and  2802Group I.owned by A. T, Clark. The onlv  nater nlTectt'd by .said improvements is said  T.amb Creek  The Rate of Toll proposed to be charged is  Two Dollars <**i0ii) per Thousand feet, board  inoasure. ���  On led this IHth day or September. IIKIl  'I**- '     TIIK MOYIM LUMHl-*!* CO.  ,     M1NKKAT., ACT, 18Hfl  (KOHM r.)  fjEirnriCATB or impkovkmkn'is.  Shrewsbury  Mineral   Chiiin.,,,  . SituiiU" In the l-'ort Stc-He .Minnij; Dlvlsln-ii ol  Kast Kiioti'iiiiy Distrii-l.        B, <  , When: l(n*:.ii'il:���On the main Turk of the St,  Mary's Kiver. aboui si.*.* mill's east-ol tin:  Kooicnnv l.aki" dividi'. ���  Take iiiiiicti that t. Theodore lli'aiiclianipact-  iilffUs iiKfiit lor tieoi'ffi' liiilllliarl l-'u-e .Min.'i's  Certillcate No.' Ii utiKlti. Henry It. Thomson  Free Miner's Ccitilicati' No. 11 ."010S and Henry  A. itarton T-'ree Jfinei---t'eriilii-iite NTn. II ."109X1,  intend, sixty days fiom the date hereol. to  apply to tho Mining lfeoorilei; tor a Cvrtiileute  of Impvovi-tnents roi" thi'-purpoie of olitainlnt;  a Crown Gram of the above,claim. " ���    _  . 'And furt.lii.-i taki- noilcc that actum, under  si'uliun '���'���'. must be conimcnced before the  issuanci- of such Certirlciiie of liiiprovuiiifiiis.  n.itod this ".'8th dav of Novcmln-r. A. U.,1901.  r.-    ' T. UKACCllAMl*.  30,000 Acres Farm Lands  a  In (he far<famed Kooticvay Vam-kv for Sai.k on. easy  (erms  ofpaymenl.    Pricks', $2,\i0    Piok   ACiii-:1 and   upwards.     In   cIohc ,,  proximity to lhe Crow's .Viost Railway. l,    ,    ,  Lots   in   tlie town of Kuco are now on liu; market, prices %\>d,  ���  and upwards according lo situation. '     ,  Ecko-  boasts  of J he  biases!-   waier   p.ower   in'  South   East'  Kooienay, and   will   he' llio  junction nf the Crow's Nesl'  Railway. '    " , -    ',   ,    y    *-.    !r- p .    '    ' '   c  Correspondence Solicited.  TEACHER  WANTED  Holding  a   l-'iist   Class  Certificute.  A Teacher wanted for the Port Steele  Public School, to take charge of Senior  Divihion, a married man preferred.  Duties to commence after the Christinas holidays.,. Apply to  R. L. T. GALBRAITH.  Secretary Fort Steele School Hoard.  November 1st. 1901.  E. J. PELTIEK.  i>  , t  Wholesale  Liquor  Dealer  Cranbrook.   B. C.  When in the murkei./or.'Lirpioi's, -|  Wines, Cift'-irsund Schiltz Boer j  Dont go out- of Kootenay for J  you'cun do better nt home by !  consulting- the big- wholesaler |  at Cranhkook. !  10. .J". PELTIER.  Government Agent 'Armstrong-  visited fernie on Wednesday.  A large, amount of supplies  went up Wild Horse, creek on  Thursday.  NOTICE.  John Love of Winnipeg wa.s at  the Imperial on Thursday..->  J. T. Laid law and A. B. Fenwiek visited Cranbrook on  Thursdav.  .J. I). McBride and Mr. Mc-  Kenzie. Cranbrook. were at Iho  finpcrinI on Tuesday.  T C. Arnistronii' has gone to  Marysville. while there he will  put   a   tin   roof   on   the   Central  HOT'-I.  Sandy MrDougal of Keruie.  was at Steele on business.  Thursdav.  "J'hio TnstiTution ha- been leeeiitl.v  cnlarg-ed by a new win-/ which '���* now-  open for reception of patients. For  Term? apply to - y_  Mrs? KOI.SOM.     or   .1. K. SMITH, Sec-.  Matron. Fort Steele. B.C.  T. 6. flriiistronfl  Fort Stecle. B. C.  MANUFACTURER   OF.  Tinware, Galvanized Iron. Sheet  Iron.   Stove  Pipes  a'nd  Copperware  BUILDINGS HEATED anil VENTILATED  'I  >-  Plumbing,  Pipe  fitting  arid   all  '.',   kind's of sanitary work . -"  ftfr Tight���Hot Blast Stoves  Hydraulic   and   Air   Pipes   for  Mines  .    i     Work    started   on     tlio   deep  special attention PAtb  to | placer   m'nes    on , Wild    Horse  JOB "WORK, i creek on Thursday. ,     I  Black bear and Mabel Mineral Claim*-  Siliiiile in ilie Fort .Steele Mliiin-,' Ulvision ot  Souili Kiist ICootenay DiMi-a't.  Where located A-Aboui   two   miles   sou ill  cast ot Kimlicrley on Mark ereek.  TAKK NO-TICK ihut J. Charles lOstmere.  Vree Miner's Conilicato No. **1J. liNltW'' intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to ripply io the  Mlninj.'Kecoidor foi-ii Certilleaie of liujirnvu-  niifiils. for ilie pinjiose of (ihinimn-- a Ciown  Crant of the above claims.  ��� And further tal;<; notice that action, under  section :!7, must be commenced betore the iisu-  iince of sucli Cei tilicate of Inipi-ovenieiii's.  Dated this third day of December. HUH.  49- CI1.\UI.i:S KSTMKItK.  Indispensable in  ivery Home  A Reliable  Thermometer  The Fori Steele Flour -did  i-\-cd Store have just rereived ,i  citr ot whertl. hriui, .sliorl.s, chops  outs, etc. I'l-ici.'.** are trending  inward.-) a sharp nd v-iinv,.,..l/|ier'n:  fore, now is tire lime to buy'a : ,   ..        *'  A ease, of small-pox is   report  (���r.l al   '.. I ���     ���  .I.G.  Winlass of Calvary  was  ;it the Iinperiiil on Kridtiy.  SOUTH       EAST   ' KOOTKNAY      L1CENSI0  IJ1STK1CT.  NOT1CK   i.*-  hereby Klvon   that iho  regular  jeiirly niifeiint; of the Uoiird of   Licouse Coin-  missioner.s of South East ICootonay. under the  provisions of the "Liquor License Act,   1SKJU."  will be held  at Moyie. December lilth, 1901, at  KlVcloclc a.m.. to consider the follouinK applications for a renewal nl licenses ror the coinini;  .war. ldttl,  11. Keinemiin. Hotel Imperial, Kurt, Steele.  It. D. Mather. Hotel Windsor.  D. McNelsli. Sie.ele House  VSrm. Stewart. Oriental Hotel       "    o"  11. W. Drew. Cenlrjil Hotel "     c>"  D. Oriltllh. Wild Hotel. Wild Horse  C. II. I-����Hlen. Ksi.'lla House, Tiaey  N. Hanson. Was.i Hotel, Wasa  Harry Drew. Nortli Star Hotel. Kimberley  A. Campbell. ICimberley Hotel  .1. M   Carroll. Ontario Hotel  .1   L. Gates. Koyal Hotel  A. \i. Bale. Marysville Hole!, Marys'. Ilie  11. McMillan, Koyal Hotel,  Chas Early. Kails View, Mae Donald. Central Hotel    "  .hiles llurel. Tobacco Plains.  -Uickard &. Williams, Hooseville  Eugene Wallers. Morrissey Creek  K. DeKosier. .lalfray House. .lalTray  I'. McMalion. Columbia Hotel, Elko  George lloggarth. Elk Hotel.  Charles Kiancis. Hains Lake.  II.  W   IIAltMES.  Cliiel License Inspector.  Dated at l-'ort Steele. Nov. ���Jtltli. 1901.  h Marysville,  ,{k J3i   Co  '\V) I  i The Pioneer Hotel  m  and Barometer  Worth $1.00, -specially mtde to  meet the climu-tlc oondltlo-ni of  Western Canada, will be ��ent  fre_  to wary yearly ���ubucrlb-er  of   the   ���-'������'.-'���", "'    !' ���'���  WEEKLY FREE PRESS  WIININIPEa   .    '   .  ,  Season 1901-1^02  I Cut out fchl�� ���-drtrtis-ment'  'and ftmw-ard. to Free Press with  one dolliw an_ reroelv�� Weekly  Free Press for on�� y��ar t-oee*h-  er wdth a. handaome therimoin-  et-w ��,nd b&riomeftcr..  MINKUAI. ACT.  I8'.)ii.  (koiisi r.)  i;kici'ii k .vri: or- imi'iiiivi:.mi:n-i's.  NOTICE.  ISA Li: & SMALL,P  Proprietors^  ('oinrorhihlt' Hedrnoins.  First; C'liiss  Dinint!*  liooin.  Best Domestic and Imported Liquors and Ciijars.  .1  "MIDAS"  mineral   claim.  Situate in ihe 1'\m-i, .-sti-cie,i-.iliniiu' li-vision  or Kast ICootenay llisvi-i(-.l.  WViereliieated: On ll.nil.ilifi- ("reek.'.���i-triliu-  riiryoAWild Horse Creek*.' . ,-..'..  Take notice that I. Willi:*in K. Knss. Free  MlilCrf Agent, for 1". C. Aiulreiis I-'ree Miner.  It..). Mclvenzie I-'rce Miner and II. II. lirowno  Kree Miner, intoinl sixty days rroiu the date  hereof, to apply lo tlie Mining Recorder, for a  Certillcate of Improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining a (.'.own I'riiiit -���!' the above  chum.  And furllici* lake iioliife that action under  section Mr, must be commenced before the issu-  ini'e. or sucli (.'ortillC'ite nr liiiprnviiiiiciits.  Hated this MU day or August, lllill.  ���il-    .;., \V. l.*.P.OSS'  g Fort Steele Cigar Store    1  ST A22  ^ Fort   Steele,   B.   C.                                 ^  g WirOLES.XLE & RBTATTj DIOALMRR                          "~��  ^ In Cigars,  CigareUes, Pipes nnd Tohiicco.                      zzs,  %~ Finest" Variety of Pipes and SnioK-i'rs Out lit            --^S  ET In the District, lncliidin��' M'-.-t-sel,,* i,  |{   15. |{.     r~��  Z~ Alphn, and Other Hrmids.                                              ^S  SZ: .iuiiiorljid and 0()im^li(i dinars :\,\, Lowo'sl I'ricos.             _^  ^T" ..'.,.*'                                                                                                                                                                 ���~-v .- ���  _T" ��� "^-���� ���   '  *?~;   t ���-�������  '~r liilliardand Pool Parlor ;mh] ivondino-          :   '    ,       ^  S^ ���    ':    -liociin in (.-oMMOoliion.   .                    '     ;                           . r^S  ^^ ���'������:;-������--;-----.--':i; .                                                        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