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Array y  s��  -.  ^r>  r     C   -J^j  f  �����  if-  i?THE PROSPECTOR HAS UliKsii.  V*.  >%��� AFPOlNTini THK  OFFICIAL   �����  �� GOVERNMENT   GAZETTE     -?  * i'  ���# For South K,i-t ICooien.ty.        #-  (�� �����  ���* THE PROSPECTOR CONS' TAINS ALL PUBLIC NO-  ��- TICES AND GIVES THE  LATEST TELEGRAPHIC  ,  9  *���  *  %.   "      '   *  -2    AND LOCAL NEWS. . ��  �� *  a6        i, ac  Vol. 3.  PORT  STBBLB, B. C. SATURDAY, APRTL <29,1S99.  No 17.  New Advertisements To-day.  Motol Windermere.  . .  .  Mc Bride Hro's.      .      O   .  ,/^|je&Co. .    .    .  N'Hici-- Colin & Durirl.-.  Page 8  High Grade Ore on Diorite Creek.  C. R. Klingensmith of this  cilj has a group of promising  claims on Diorite creek about 28  miles from Fort Steele. There  arc tliree claims in the group all  with splendid surface showings  in fact no better can be found in  Bast Kootenay. The Missaba  shows considerable development  a shaft 11 feet having been sunk,  the work will be continued to  the 50 foot" level and then a cross  cut run to determine tlio0 width  of the vein. The shaft is being  sunk on the foot wall and a cross  ���cut oil'the surface for a distance  V I  -of :J3 feet did n��f encounter the  tinging wall'. The leadr is. exposed on the surface for a'dis-'"  f,ance of 80,0 feet. The ore carries  galena, gold, silver and copper,  the galena contents being about  'f>0 per cent. About 800 "feet  away and running parallel with  l.he lead on which the  discovery  iwas made is another lead the ex-  ' < 'f i  ] font of which has not  been  de-  ; tor mined.  Rose. .-K. is , the-' name  [of ��� 'the second 'upon which  'no work has been done, although  Ithere is a fine showing of copper  [ore on the surface. ,,    %���     yy  The' Highland King joins "the.  [Missaba  on- the!  nortli 'side  of  (-Diorite   .creek. -    .Development  i'consists" of  a shaft down 51 feet,  ('no wall has yet been found on  Iihe property the'shafl  being-in  fqr.e. Tho ore is all high grade.  '.From the.shaft, several. tons> of  ore have been fa ken and is, now  ton thVdtimp ready for shipment.  These  --properties    are"' only  'rhroe   miles   from  the river and  I can be reached by easy grades  in fact'^a light team can be  driven over the properly now.   '  ment. Mr. Banks is conservative in his statements. The  quartz on the surface ran $6 in  gold; which wa.s enough encouragement to warrant further development of the property. An  incline was run 200 feet in quartz  which will average about $20 per  ton.    At 200 feet a fault was en-  LATEST   TELEGRAPHIC    NEWS.  countered and a raise was commenced follow ore for twenty  feet when the lead was again encountered. From the dip of the  vein at this point it was decided  to go below, again and run  through the barren rock and intersect the main lead about '50  feet from point of starting; it is  now in 35 feet. There is no  question but that' the property  will soon become one of the pro-  i .       a 'f  ducers of this section.  Gold Bug Mineral Claim.  The  Cold " Bug' mineral'claim  located on  Lone.  Mountain  two  iniles from town i.s said   to  be  a  most promising prospect.     The  development  work   consists   of  open  cuts  one with   a   12   foot  face, another with seven- feet, it  is said lo be a fissure vein. , The  i workings show a iwo foot quartz  ledge carrying gold,   silver  and  copper.    The walls are,slate and  rj uartzife.  B Minnie M. and Tig-er.  Ji. Win Held was in town on  Tuesdav last having completed  his contract J'or running a tunnel  on the Minnie ��� M. and Tiger  claims on Lewis creek about 20  miles from town. He says his  contract, called for l('f> feet of  work. The upper funnel was  run in :)(> feet the vein encountered in a short distance and  showing i.s uiosl ex  The lower tunnel about  below, has been run  The ore is galena  ami  Last Year's Record., .  The records in the Government office give some mighty' interesting information as to the  mineral development in this  vicinity. ���  During the past.- year there  were 708 mineral locations recorded, and the amount represented?? in assessment work was  884,z00. During the past 5 years  about2,n00 claims have been recorded; so it will be seen that 33  per cent of the . claims, recorded  during that time were represented during, the year.,, ��  1 ' The amount above mentioned  does iiot include worlc done on  tho North .Star.' *��� St. Eugene",  Lake Shore, Sullivan and other  claims upon which large sums  have been expended, say, from  Sl.000 to ��40.000. It is therefore  safe to assume that at least $.'500,-  000 worth of work.wa's-doiie last  ? " if- i      i "  year. '     . l * .   ,  This is an excellent.'record for  a district iii ���which there,are few  mines, and speaks" loudlv1 in  praise of those who under trying  conditions have kept up their  assessment work.'     '       ��� d  Still Eig-hting at Samoa.'���Hostile to  England.���News   From Manila.���  From,   the    Dominion   House. - JL  ��� Big    Nick,el   Refinery. ���Fighting  in Paris.  HOME-  RULE   IN    IRELAND.  (Special toTuePKOSPEoroK.) ''  Dublin,   April   20.---The   first  real attempt of Ireland  to  govern herself since, the  beginning  of the century began  yesterday.  The district councils and country  councils  began  operations   and  the   rule   of   classes - over   the  masses are ended.'   With rap of  gavel the "chairman   who  called  the first council  to   order   announced that fionie rule has now  Began, not as radical or as1 real  a system  of  home   rule  as the  friends of Ireland wanted, but it  is a big step in the right direct'  ion  from  th6ir  point  of   view.  Under  the , system   inaugurated  to day  grand  juries dominated  entirely, by  fhe   landlords   and  aristocratic   classes   are'   swept  out of existence and   the  people  in eacli location take affairs into  their own hands.    The  common  people,    are    now   in   complete  control,   in    all    the   councils.  The'change  is  one of the most  l'einarkable   ever ,seen   in   any  country, laborers and farm hands  are. sitting  in   the councils side  by   side.,   and    the   employers  servants .are 'officially' superior  to their masters, and  brick, layers'are making laws for  men'of  title." The  elections   under  the  new system'began on March" 25th  and ended on   April, 7th,. under  the    new    law     there .are   six  country   ' boroughs - and' sixty-  three urbuif'riistricls'' "The peo-  ���r>   ������    -'   '  pie pitched into hard ' work for,  ,the election of their, own - candj-'  dates'.and, even the  women  as:.  spection   of   the    military     has tablish   illustration  stations  for  been ordered. Kruger as  h��  intimated a  month   ago evidently  is    expecting    hostilities    with  England.     The   Dutchmen   are  uneasy  over  the   result of  ihe  petition of-Joseph Chamberlain's  Colonial Minister, signed by 21,-  000   English   residents   of    the  Transvaal    setting   forth   their  grievances, Chamberlain's action  it is believed will mark  a crisis  in English-Dutch relations.   The  British army here i.s being steadily uugmentated:        <  THREE COUSIN NATIONS.  (Speciaflo Tli*. Pkosi'jxtok ) '  London, April 20. -f-Lord Sel-  borne,-under colonial  secretary,  iu a public speech tonight at St.  Albans,   Hertfordshire,   said:���1  ���'If any justification of Lord Salisbury's policy were-required  if  is afforded,by the  present  relations between the United States  and Great Britain.     At a trying  time thifi government preserved  its self-control and  waited  with  coolness for justice'and common  sense ,-to   re-assort   themselves,  and now the  dark  cloud, which  hung., over    the     Anglo-Saxon  people has drifted away.     It .-is  only a few days since that British   and  American" officers  and  men were on  the  same" field  of  conquest, j They',wore" engaged  in' a'fratricidal 'strife   but were  fighting  shoulder   to   shoulder,  aiid though only an  incident,   it  will be of importance in the hisr  tory of the world. '   AH must la-  lucnt the cause of'this  incident;  but the only three  nations concerned are 'what I .might' term  jthe -'Three Coiisih Nations of the  World".     1   lmTve  no  doubt  but  that  America 'and;-Gormanv < in-  this matter will prove as amend  the feeding of poultry and the  cultivation of-roots. '��  ��� , The Fenian raid and the Ked  River rebellion medals will be  given only to the living, participants in those campaigns.  A meeting of the debates committee thi.s morning appointed a  chairman.  A report was received on the  efficiency of,the Handaard  staff.  Kershaw-Patmoro.  At high noon on the 20th inst,  at the residence of the bride's  parents -Sunny ' Side House,'  Lewis Warner Patmore of Elora,  Ontario and Emma Kershaw, of  Rochdale, England were united  in marriage by the Rev. J. G.  Duncan.  It'was a pretty wedding the  bride being attired in a beautiful  gown 'of white silk faille frati-  caise. with yeil, the -groom'jin  conventional morning costume.  A wedding breakfast was served  immediately after the ceremony  of which the many invited guests  partook. , The seats of honor  were, given to the bride and  groom. Tho wedding cake was  a present from the brides grandmother and was sent from San  Francisco.   , ' i  ,It was ii happy feathering of  relatives and friends -and after  the breakfast had been :horough-  ly discussed they all 'took part  in the festivities which continued until late in the evening.  The happy couple' will' go at  once to ,' house keeping ^ in a  cottage which has been prepared  for them. '       -.    ,  Tho presents were numerous  and embraced many useful and  ornamental articles of .which the  not been decided how to get the  boat from the Kootenay to the Columbia lake, although it i.s probable that it will be taken through  ,the canal, but it may be taken  over on skids. Which ever method involves the least expense-  will be adopted.  Old Shares for New.  The   Crow's   Nest   Coal   Co .  have sent out notices   to  shareholders calling their .attention to  the'new issue of fhe capital stock  of the company.    The  privilege  is given them ,ol' taking  up  one  share of the new stock for three  shares ,of  the .-old.      The   new  stock  will   be  allotted   at   par.  which is *2f> per share, when the  old shares are registered  at  the  head office in Toronto.    The old  stock will be called in asfollows-  .">() per cent,  within  one   month  from  April   251 h:   2."V   per   cent  .within   1 \vo��� months   thereafter,  and lhe. balance. 2."> per cent, two  months alter that.  ARE COMING.  Metropolitan Opera- Company Has  Been Secured by the Citizens of  Fort Steele  that  tin.  col lent.  70    feci  J :};"> feet.  copper.  The property is owned by the  Fort Steele Development Company of which N. A. Wai linger  is manager.  "��� Dardenolles.  .Albert Banks, one of the principal owners of the Dardanelles  group of mines, was iu town a  few days ago and gave a representative of Thk Pkosjmcctok  nOinc interesting information regarding the present workings of  the mine and what it is proposed  io do t�� further develop the  ���properly.  The claim was originally located in 1802, and has .-been worked  more or less since that .time until  now it may be classed as ap mine  .capable of producing-ore of high  fjnough grade   to  wnrraht 'ship-  Phat which promises to be the  society and  theatrical   event  of  the season is tho coining  of  the  Metropolitan Opera Co., numbering .'50 people.    A number of the  citizens of Steele held a meeting  on Wednesday and decided to secure the services of the company  by giving them a   large   guarantee.    This is the first   opportunity our citizens have had  to witness a comic opera and it will be  a   rare  treat   to  all.     Monday.  May 8th. is tho date  of   the  entertainment.    Tickets can be secured at the post office store.   Ue  sure you   secure   your   seats    in  time.  sisted.   and   the" result , was   an  'I .      <- ' 0 .  overwhelming Victory for the  Nationalists, they elected'* 5f>4  members against 110 Unionists  representing the old regime. '  ADVANCE  OF AMERICAN   TROOPS.  (Special io Thk I'ltospiii.-roK.)  Washington. April 20.���The  followiug'cable was receivod at  the war department this evening.  "Manila. 'April 20.���General  Law ton's  columns are  at Mor-  ,7*-  sagai-y and Avgat. his   two  columns have unitedandhavedriven  t  the enemy to the north and west  with     only    slight    casualities;  names not'reported.    Al present  fhe only means of communication  i.s   hy   couriers.   - General   Mo-1  Arthur   has' taken   a   portion of  Calumpit , soutii   of   the   river.  The    movement    was   attended  with, serious   difficulties   on  ac  count   of   the  dense ^ jungle, intense heat, and strong entrenchments;     his    casualities     were  three killed and eleven Avounded,  the  developments .thus   far  are  very satisfactory.  Signed Otis.  NICKEL    REFINERY    IN    TORONTO.  Toronto. April 20.~The Canadian    Company    are     making  preparations    looking     towards  the establishment of a nickle re-  tinery in central Ontario ior   the  -treatment    of     Sudbury   nickle  ores; they claim that  it   will   be  possible,   however,   to   establish  such  a  smelter   and  conduct  it  profitably on certain concessions  being made by the  government.  chieJ of which is   free  coal.     If  these   concessions  are   secured,  they   promise   to'   put   up    the  largest retinerv in the world.  able as Great Britain to the' die- following js a list together  with  tatesofcommoirsense."   , ������������ the names of Lhe don'ors.*-'  Fast Time East and "West.  For  some  time   it   has   been  known   that   the   Canadian  Pacific Had  in   contemplation   the  shortening of the  time  between  Montreal and the coast in  order  to meet the competition  of the  transcontinental    lines    in     the  United States.     It   is  now definitely    announced   that   a   new  train service will be inaugurated  about June If).    The time sched- ���  ule will be 100 hours from Moo-'  treal     to    Vancouver'  via    the  Crow's Nest Pass;--this   will   l>e  :500  miles  shorter  thau   by  the  old route. ���   With this service in  operation    the'* trains   will   run *  through from Macleod to Nelson  in 10 hours, stopping only at important places.     Independent of  the fast, train there will be a  lo-  ,  cal through service'to all Kootenay lake points and Rossland.     *  A.service such as will, be' put  in force will be  appreciated  by,\  the  travelling  public,   who are  too utilitarian to wish   to  travel  800 miles further for the sake of'  beautiful scenery.  CABLE   FROM "B.   C.  TO'AUSTRALIA,  EXPECTING  HOSTILITIES  ENGLAND.  WITH  (Si>ci-inl ui Tni-. I'MuMi-iecnm.)  Survey Completed.  T. U. Taylor. P. L S.. completed; the survey of the Windermere townsite on the 24th inst.,  anil Jots are now. on the market.  H:   F.  Collefi-  is the   agent    at,  Windermere, who will be glad to  inspecting'   the     frontiers,    and  furnish information to intending j selecting places suitable', for   in  investors.       .       '   '���. .-���'.. p  'freiicliuients,   a   more   rigid   in  Capetown, April 2(5.- There is  renewed uneasiness over .'the  situation in the -Transvaal.  President, Kruger a'nd Chief of  the -stall'.   General  Joubert  are  YSjiuriiil to Tim: I'kom'cc-i'or.)  , London". April 27.���The'Times  announces this morning that the  government have decided to contribute an annual subsidy to the  full amount recommended in the  report of the Pacific cable committee of 1800, for the construction of a 'cable from British Columbia to Australia.  STREET FIGHTS IN PARIS.  rSiH-'ci.i 1 ioThb I'ltosj'Ki-ioit I  Paris. April 2G.r-Thc advocates and opponents of the Dreyfus revision, held rival meetings  m Paris this> evening, and several fights occurred afterwards  in the streets. Several persons  were injured.  STILL FIGHTING IN SAMOA.  Special to ThK I'ko!>pk( con '  Auklandj N. Z.. April 20.���Advices just received from .Apia,  dated April 18, report that severe lighting has taken place between large bodies of the friendly natives and the rebels). ,  IN THE DOMINION HOUSE  (spl-uLiI io The I'Kosi'EOi-oit )  Ottawa. April 20.���A spirited  debate on immigration took  place in the house, in which Mr.  Sifton corrected the. wrong inference of the Opposition regarding the reported exodus in the  maritime provinces.  Mr. Moore, Stanstead, moved  that the duty on coal oil betaken  oil", but the debate was adjourned.  Mr. Mclnnes's bill to amend  the naturalization act was also  shelved. Senator Mills in the  senate severely took to task tliose  northwestern senators who had  traduced this years emigrants  from Europe. He said that Ihe  northwest was being settled hy  a hard working aiid industrious  people;  Among the bills introduced  were amendments- to tlie insiir-,  anco act; also respecting the.N,  P. & M,   railway   to  incorporate  Wafer  Set  and  Jug.'Mr. and  Mrs. f Duncan;    Steam    Cooker,  Dr.  ��� Watt:   Four," hand   painted  trays.   Mr.   and- Mrs.   Bd wards:  Rocking'   chair,   Mr.   and   Mrs.  Gilpin:    .Japanese   plates,   Mrs.  Dnrick: ���  Embroidered     Doiley,  Miss Duriek:-Tumblers, Mi)s. F.  B.     Sinilh:     Decorated     China  Cracker    .Jar, " Mrs.    Dinn'nick:  Silver pepper and salt  cruet, G.  Campbell: Silver butler'dish, A.  T. Clark: Silver sugar bowl. Mr.  and Mrs. .Jennings:   Silver  rose  jar. May  Jennings:   Silver .salt  and   pepper  caster,    Ross   Jennings;   Cracker Jar.  opal. Mrs.  Bizzings: Chandelier, Mr. Betch-  en; Silver   berry   spoon,   butter  knife and doiley. Hattie Patmore;  carving set, silver  knives, forks  and spoons. E. Patmore   of ,Rat  Portage: silver sugar spoon and  half  dozen  tea  spoons, Mr. and  Mrs. Henry Kershaw: tliree sets  doileys. Mrs.   Bramford   of  Toronto:    Berry  bowl   and dishes,  Lizzie  Kershaw:, book case, Dr.  Grice: two  carle tables, Messrs.  Dempsey  and  Grassick:    handsome clock. Mr. and Mrs.   J.   C.  Patmore of London: silver salts,  quilts, trinket set. knives, forks,  spoons,   china ' egg   stand,    cut  gJass  water  jug,   sugar   basin,  jam dish, table  linen   and   china  tea   plates,   Mr.   and   Mrs.  l\er-  sha\s:   handsome   lamp.   G.   \V.  Patmore: drawing room  mantel,  hand     carved.    Mr.    Croighton:  portieres, Mr. Bra in ford of  San  Francisco/-  Railway Notes.  W. 1-1. Dowsing returned .from  Elko yesterday.   He reports that'-.  the    .engineers    of   the    Great  Northern-Railway -Company 'are  making every haste in their work  of    surveying    the  branch  Hue  which is projected from Kalispel'  on the Cereal.'Northern to Golden  on thepauadian Pacific'.    In the'  vicinity of Elko, whieli will be on  the line of'railway,  there  are  a.  dozen engineers "at work.  ��� In view of the prospect of Elko ,  being tapped by   (he  branch' of  the Greal^orllicrn railway from   '  Kalispel. the   Kootenay  Valleys "  Company,  which own*   one-half  the townsite,  has   taken   all   its  lots off the market.    The   Canadian Pacific   Railway   Company,  which owns the remaining  half  of Elko,    will    probably    follow  suit.���Nelson Miner.  Board of Trade Meeting;.  There was to' have been a-  meeting of the board of trade on  Wednesday, owing to them be-"  ing no quorum no meeting wa*  held, lt was learned that matters affecting the water supply  both for domestic and tire purposes were to have been discussed. From what can.be  learned the town is but poorly  protected in case of a tire.  The adjourned meeting of the  hoard of trade will be held on  Saturday evening at ^ o'clock.  benevolent, societies, and , to  es-  The Steamboats.  The steamer North Star which  has   been   on   the   ways   undergoing repairs   at   Jennings   dui'ing tlie past winter, was launch  ed on the  L'lsl  The   boat    will  go into commission as soon as  the stage of water will permit'.  The Gwendoline i* now ready to  come.up and a�� soon as the first  raise '-'comes  down   will be sent,  north and take its-place with tlie I arrangements  Upper. Columbia   tle��t. .   It   has j May, J.  Not In the Combine."  No Pacific coast smelting company and no similar concern  on  Atlantic   coast    is   in   the   new  smellcr combine, which includes  eighteen   of  the principal smelting   companies   in   Illinois.    Nebraska. Missouri,   Texas.   Colorado and Montana.     It   is   understood   that    E.   W. Naj.li is to he  president, and S. B. Grant   chief  metallurgist,   but   this   latter   is  not   delink*.      It   is   stated_ that  thr policy of the combine will be  to go slow us regarding tile price  paid   miners   for   ores,   looking  rather to an   advance   pric��   for  the product.     The total capacity  of   the   combine   is   about   ���l,.*ib<*  tons daily..The main idea seems"  lo  be   ability   to   lix   the selling  price of its product,.and regulate  the   market    itself,  ; which   is  a  comprehensive plan.    'Tlie   new  go      into   effect. THE IMIOSf'KCTOR,   FORI   STEELE,  B. C. , APPTL 2J1   1"-'.'[..  f-$H&3f  At  IT    PAYS    TO    TRADE    AT  -!  LPIN'S  e   and 'Cranbrook  Prices the Same at Either Place  MOST COMPLETE, STOCK IN EAST KOOTENfly. EMBRflGING FUEL LINES OE      -  Shelf and Heavy Hardware Groceries, Clothing  c ' '^        o ll  Machinery, Mill Supplies u     Dry Goods, Hats  Paints, Wallpaper, Glass " Footwear, Ladies and  and Furniture Gents Furnishings  ��� \ * ' ' '  Prices aril rmht.      No  one undersells us  It *" * ~ |l o   ' .       '      ,  Estimates made on large quantities ol Mining Supplies  -���:.'^"'-;-,-:-<j.;'"  Certificate of Improvement!!.  m ixkj; A I. AfiT, IPWI  ,    (k-oiim'f )  NOTICE.  i#ll>i<i t'liiof, Silver l(t-t-f. NoneMir.U, Slldar  *nd Griffith's KrHCilnDMInri-aKJlMlinat-ituslein  the Kort Steele Minim,- Division of Soulli Ks��st  .Konu-HH.V I>lMrlt:l.  i> TVlicn- luoHierl:' Aboul one stud it hulf mijfl-  wi-n rtom puck lirlclifoou Mull Hirer oil nortli  ^We of river iicnr Burnt. Undue (,'reelt.  Tulu- notii-o thut, I. UnvldtJilffiiJis f'ruc  iMJB��r'Nr'arllHciil(- No, "1,"*.I9 A," int(-ii<l vxtv  ^Mi.yn trum lhe- date horeof M> apply lo Ike Miu-  ��nc Kt.i-oirler for ���* Cftrtitltime of Improvements  tdrihe puiiioseof'olitHiiiliiif "-riown <lr��nt of  4tim hIjovc rlulm-.  .111(1 till lhi-i-UiliC notice tliul aeilon under  'wrilou 7,7, ximti l)i: <-omm��:m;ed before llie Kmi-  mni-r of '.lull rcrtlfli-atf! of lmptoieinentk '  DAVID GKII-TITH.  pmcCI this SBtli dn.v of Feb.. IW��.    "     C-lT  FOR SALE.  Au   AiiiiilRauiator  foi'-- working  fiw:  ' .milling <|iiiirlz.    Snves ovui- !HJ per cent  DISSOLUTION    NOTICE.  Take Notieo., that tho puitncr-hlp bereto-,  fori- existing hot* urn the undersigned -Jii  ItixiwiMs at tlie Tonn of Kon Stcrle under llie  firm wrae of lhe "Fori Steele Brewing Co."  h.is ihis day ln-cn dissolved by rnuli��I,coii-  <<em. , 'iiie business will 'be coniimicil by tlic  snid U. Sick, under the .suinc (liin osme. who  WAMimeh sill the liubililiex of ths said partnership ��nri to whom n 11 debt!, due the said" p��rt-  nershlp rnusi be paid. '  Wiluii��<!    ,. I       " I'KBD KAISER.  J. A. Hahvbv.    'i L. .SICK.  Dated nl Koit .^n-ele this Jith dn.v of March,  A. 1).. \m. , 10-14   ,  ( i >���-. ��� r  EXCHANGE # SAFE DEPOSIT CO.  KOT1CE.  I heieby (five notice thai thirty days after  d��t<; I intend to apply to the Chief Conimisnion-  ��r of I^ands ��nd Works. Vi��toiii��, II. C, for  permission to purc-haso the following piece of  uuoi-i-upied and unieserved Crown lands, situated between the old J��hn Lewis pre-emption  Imi lit) and Kos'ut Moore's pre-emption, betfin-  nitig m the south ��csi eorner and run south to  Kofri-r Moore's line, thenco east Ml ehains,  thence north to Lewis south cast p'ost. ihence  biieW to place of commencement. W) acres more  or less.  Tranaafth'a goncra) collertiti;; ami exchange huoiucM*.  -      ,  DRAFTS, CHECKS, TIME CHECKS AND  ACCOUNTS CASHED.  Kailifman House  MOYIE CITY. EAST KOOTENAY. I.C.  GEORGE GEARY.  Draft* issued rmj-ahle in (.'auada and  the United States.  ...-���.���. ��� . i JOHN LKVKTT  ..f gold.   Wctjjht with {x>wui' ib.OHO lbs. ,       UiiU.(, llns Apill Mh  ,KW_ 1.-.-1B  4ti Minlc seel ions lor l'a��kin'�� io luown-  lR*m iiliiiiiis.    Om lie seen near tlio St  KujiCiic MisMion.  For PitrtiuiiliirH jippiv to  .I. A. ITAIiVI-ZY. l-'nrt Siecli-. H.C  NOTlCi3.  The l>.it met ship between X. A. Wallinger  jnd I'.. A. Klton is dissolved liy mutual consent  datinc fiom Manh si, issv.  X   A. WWLLIXOKK.  r.. a. i-:r/ro.v.  l-'ou Steele. II. (.'.. April ll. lS'.i.  NOTICE. '  lheiebj cu.- notice that thirty days afloi  MiU'l'Il KAST ICOOTKNAV DISTHICl"       j '''Kt'1 intend to apply to tin- ChiefI'niiunission-    i.-r ��f  F.ands and   Works.   Victoria.   M. C.  for  A^KSSMfcM'   .u.r   AM��   iiVTEM-h    i.u    Ac "i. ! perinissiun to p.irclia-e the follow mi;   piece of  NOTICE.  PALMER'S BAR HOTEL  1'AI.MElt'S UAH.  B. <".  archie mcleod,  -  proprietor  i  Xoltce :s herein- ciwn. in .lccoidanc- �� lib  the Statutes lhat Rovciiik Tax and all lavs^  >evied under tbe.\ss-ssmcnt, A<t .in- nou du-  for the j ear IC90. AU of Ihe .ibov.; taxes collectible nilhin thu district of Kast Kootenay  Southern Division. a--sijsscd bv'iue.aie pjy.il.ii-  jil nivoltiee l-'ori Steele. A>"���"<.<l taxes ,ne  eollecubk- at the follon-iui; rates. lu  Font-fifths of one iktc-iiI <.n tl)'- ��<��s��il  value of re.il esiaM-  Thre���(mirths of one |)( r cent on m-- ,i ���  ��e-sod %alu-of peisonal piopettv.  tin ��o .nuch of the in. ome ol am l�� iv.n ..-  exceed- "tie thousand doll.tr* the follow n.tr  jatcs ii.imelv upon such >-j.c<_ss itIh-ii the  vaiuuisnot moie than ten tlious���nd .h.ll.irs  one and one fourth of uni. per com whert -ncli  ��ici-ss is iner ten thousand riolhirs .in.) not  more than meritv thousand uoll.ns. one .11.11  ��iin'  half   "f  oil'- pei cent . WlKIl sl.ill ��� M .-ss |s  over tweniv thousand  .loll;/--  01 id  thns-  loui-tli-! of one pr 1 cf nt  Thiee  pei   cent,  on   th'   ,-.-v-��.I'..il... of j  uikll.ind. J  If p.inl 011 or liefoie thi    loin   >i.i\   ���.'.   .lum    '  ICi'S'  Till, e-llftlls of illli   |.< t . I lit    "lll'.-.l���' ssl ||  I  \,tluc nf I'Ml I'stal* -  One-lialf  of one  p-i   < ��� nt    ->i<   ih<- ,-s-->miI  value of personal propeitv  I'l.oii sin li .\(.ss ..' In. .1111. ��)nr. 'li.  name is not moil tli.111 ti n ihcnis u d iuiI1.ii.  one pei 1 cut �� Ik 11 sin li e\i ess ,-. ..��<i t< 11  Ihousiiud  d.ill.us  .lid   not   11.or.    thin   mintv  lllOlls.lllllllol!.lls    oil'   .lllil .1111 -f'HII 111 Ol"!l<   pi 1  COM!-.,  Wll'-'l! Silt ll ' M ' Ss Jh    ,.\C!     IWJlU     lll.ills-'  iind dollars, one anil one-liail of <.ne ji.-r '-'-nl.  - ���',   l.'oveiiue Tax *,'l,niipei-caplUf. '  fine.per cent, on I (re.assessed cnlue .of ore :  nr iiiinersil lieariti^'siiliMJiiices. pa.valile i/naii-j  ei-l.v mi the last day of the months ..f March.;.  .I11110. S'-ptf.-mliei- and riec'-tnl.'-.i' "f each y��a r.  P'     .>     ,.''., ' ' 1'. M. l-:i>\V.\l{|)S.  j       ., Assessor an.li-'.ll'-.'l..t-  l-'oi-t.Sn-i-li-. I!. 1'.. .I..unary ('.1 li. Is'.rt'.  ,.    I  unresi-i\cd down I.ami situated livo nnle.s  from the Ivootenav river, in t*e district of  South K.ist Koolenay, and descnheil as follows. Heiriniiiui; at a post placed 011 the bank  of Wild Horse ircek near the old bridge, thence  c.isi -_'0 chains, thenee not th ��0 chains, thence  west to the Wild Horse creel;. conCiiniiiK 10"  hcii-s n.ore or less  JI. I.. Ait.MK.  Dated Jt Fort Mcelr this i!isi day   of Apill.  is'.ii ) B-'Jil  if vur want a i.oon mhai.  Go 1,0 the  MONTE   CARLO   RESTAURANT  On Riv<ii\s>klc -'\\'0imu  William Robinson, Proprietor  MJ.AI.S     .�����]'    A 1.1/    J1CII7K.S.  BOWLING ALLEY  l.'ivi-i -i��l<   .\wiim-,   l-'oct   ,-,|i-i-||,,   I;.  ('  Al.f'.l:i."l'  I.I.I-,   l-IKII-'irii.Tiil,'  Cigar."?..-iikI Tobacco  Travellers'will find this hold the  most (.'omfortalilc on the route to I "firry  Creek und G'rotise Moiiii'tiiin.       .  KVKUVTHIXfi   riKS'J' Cf.ASS.  T. C, ARMSTRONG  Four StkkI/K, 13. C.  Manufacturer of  Tinwai'u. ("rsilvtinizcd rruii. Shool  fvon,   Stove   Pipes  and  Coppcrware  BUILDINGS HEATED and VENTILATED  Plmnbmi"-, Pijin   Jitlini^  and  all  kinds of sanitary vroj-k  flir Tight-Hot BlarSt Stoves  Hydraulic    and    Air    I'ipcs   fiir  Minos  SI'KCIAI/   A'I'THN'I'ION   I'AII)   T(1  IOH   H'OIIK,  The above Hotel has been recently erected, ancT neatly furnished throngjioul:  ���- * (    '      - - ���  Cosy and Comfortable Rooms  The   Uir   supplied    witli   the   1JKST  l)i'*nd<s of J^iqnors rtnd Cit!'iir.<s.  HEADQUARTERS   FOR   MINING   MEN.  Llveni, Feed & .Sale; Stable.'  Fort Steele B.C;'  SADDLE ^ ,PACK HORSES.  1J3A.M1STG OF ALL hlM>S 1 SI����Clil.TY  6MSSICK   ft   DEMPSEY.  CONTRACTORS  -.     '   ���"   -;"AND  ..  BUILDERS.  Fort   Steele  B.C  D. L.BETTCHEN  ^ The  Jeweller 4jt  WATUHKS KKI'AJRKDunri SATJ.SKACTION  (IUAHANTEK1I.  Four Stkisi/K.  13.   C.  PHOTOGRAPHS  A\ K. FRANCIS,'  Photograplu'c Artist.  Studio. Government. Avenue, north   of  the Prebbyferian Chureli.  Outside Views a Specialty.'  Shaving & Hair Dressing Parlor  -   ��M to Oriest*! U��t��l .''. -  v        FORT   STEELE, B. C.  t  All kinds of Hair work  a, specialty..  A. J. GREZ,   -   -   Proprietor-  BARR& COMBS  Port, Steele.  P.O.  o  General Blacksmith,  NORSE SHOEING,  AND JOBBING.  Mining    Worlc    ;i    Specialty.  J. GKICE, D. I). S.  r.i-adimtu I'liiliuli'lpliln Doiital ('ollc^o  DENTIST  Riverside    Avenue,  FORT STERLK  B. C.  1^. COHN  TAILOR  A^D IA1P0RTEK OF  FINE WOOLLENS  liooky Mouutsiiu Avenue  Fort Steele, B. G.  B. P. COOK.  Livery,   Feed   and   Sale   Stable.  lA-irt Steele., li. (J.  TKAMI.N'C OIC A I.I. 1CINDS SOl.K 'JTKU.-  Mrs. SPRAGUE  I  Edisons' Phonograph  - l-'or priviUi: ji.-irt.ys iliul linirii- ;,-iiiiiisi.--  nii'iil,, I lie I .'lli,iiKi<(r;i|ili is just, tlic i liiiiu'.  WIi.v not. >;iv-c: il ;i ���trial:'. 'IV-rins njnsdil-  .-ilil'-. Ichvi- (inii-rs ;it ,tlic .Uou-liiiL'-'.AIlcv  .1. .1.   La Air'nt  "m"''        . .'���  :'' ���������-���{���''.'-.-'  Contractor and liuilder  II,ii Steele. />'.  (���!.  i Fruit M   Confectionery  '"'   ''������:���: ���}. y     ��� ��� -  Notions of all kinds.,  .m  G. ARNOLD  -' i  Mulfos ro^ular triji.s from' Fort  Sluoli' Junction to Fort Sloelo.  FREIGHT OR EXPRESS  Delh'ort.'tl  on   rlay  of- Hrj'ivti).  Li'avo orders with  ���M. A. 13BAL.R.  CIGARS arid TOBACCO.  PASTUKli  . lit>)-.so.s will be received :i,l, my,  riincli on Luke Crook for pasturing at ��i''] ior liiontli. .'-,-������  . I have .200 acres -under fonce,  with plenty otpAva-ter. I.ianch is  situated on the North Star road.  '������������������ J'OHN-F.  ADAMS.  C. E. ADAMS  PIONEER ' BARBER SHOP  Everything StJ-ictlj' First- Clast-,-  Noi door to the Prot/iedur.  Why Not Invest in  t i  KIMBERLET  The Leadville ol East Kooteiian,  I J. miles- from tlio i'awon��--  Nouth Star mine. 1-1 miles  1'roin lhe iSnniii\\\N mine.  Xcnrly   l"tl()  luimiral   clsn'ms sum>un.-��  K'fMBKHI.KV .-iiui rtopond on  it'  for sii])]-ilii>s  The terminus of the North Star  Railway Branch  Kl-MliKli-USY i-not ii _ I loom lovn..  for Mirroiinduc) l>v tlic LAl?(;KSrJ" SIT.-  VKK-LIOAD MINKS IN TiriO W()UU>  il   iiin.st   ni'ci.^siirily    hcconii.-   ;i    lurgw  '���hy ,,  For a safe and profitable investment buy lots in Kimberley  'I.^t8I5teble.   CHAS. ESTMERE  Sole fltjeotv  Post;-Office Address,' lvimljorlev*  ,via-Cr;Mibrook..B.' C.    -     -''        -   ��� THE PROSPECTOR. FORT STEELE, B. C. APRIL 2\i.  1.309.  &hx $tx0&pext0x+  SATURDAY", APRIL 29,1890.   .j   Railroad Humbles.  The MeLeod Gazette usually  1 yrofilic in railroad news has the  -following, which is good if true.  The sources of this information  are not given therefore it can be  taken com grano satin:  "Ii, is reported in well inform-  f.sd circles that James Hill, manager of the Great Northern Railway, proposes to run a branch  of that line from Macleod to the  international boundary, follow-1  in*r :i route for which :he C. & E.  secured a charter. This would  j-cive a competing line to British  Columbia and the coast."  - 'The C. P. R. it is stated upon  ^cood authority, proposes to establish a daily passenger and  mail service east and west from  Macleod. It was their aim to  fi*ve this improved sorviceoper  aftive by May 1st.;' but action has  foeen deferred owing to the unsatisfactory state0 of some sec-  rions of the road. These are  being brought to'trim a.s quickly  ' its possible, and it is hoped' that  early in June, Macleod will have  at'daily mail both ways."  shall penetrate the wilds, scale  the mountain peaks and open up  the treasure vaults of nature,  which have so long held out  against the encroachment of  man.  yellow Legged Experts.  Every stage brings one or  more experts of the yellow legging variety, bound for the lower country, says-the Columbia  Review. It wouldn't be a bad  idea to form a'rope committee to  meet these know it-all's. There  ignorance about mineral is there  most striking feature, and what  they don't know about indications i.s there long suit.  bell  violently. '   A   footman   appeared and stood pel rifled,  "liave tho goodno-s to understand." ��aid tlie duke in a voice  of thunder. 'Mhat when children  arc invited to my hou^e to liave  tea they are to have jam."  Then he departed, and before  he was out of ear shot a shout  went up that must have reminded him of .Waterloo.    '  Paul Johnson to Build a Smelter  in  Greenwood.  Paul Johnson, lately with tlie  Guggenheim Smelting Co.,rof  Mexico, and formerly superintendent of the Halls Mines  Smelter, at Nelson, leaves New'  Yorlc in a few days to take  charge of the erection of a smelter for theB. C. Copper Co., Ltd.'.  on that company's property at  Greenwood. B. C.  0     The engineers now at, work ih  the Trout Lake1 country will not  , i)"  discontinue their labors at Trout  Lake but undoubtedly push on to  the Columbia. cIn fact this is  what well-informed say. and the  situation seems to justify tins  statement. It is known a good  pass oxistfc and it is perfectly  natural that the C. P., R.. should  get lirst into the Windermere  country to head oil* - any competition wliich might come from  rival corporations. By coming  ���fiftrough from Trout lake1 a rich  ���mineral section will be tapped.  , - *   *   *      .  -   ,-The Bedlington & Nelson rail;  way' company have secured an  interest in the town  of  Creston  aiid purpose to erect a station at  once at the foot of Fourth street:  they? will also, put   up , a. water  1 a nk. .     .,-,<-, ��� o ���   .  Newspapers "Will Not Heed It."  The newspaper signature law  passed by the recent California,  legislature went into effect on  the 10th inst., and as many papers iu th'e' state, including the  San Francisco dailies, will pay  no attention to it, , thej-e w;ill  probably be some lively times  for California journalism.  The law provides that all articles published in newspapers  and which reflect on any person's  character or tend to hold him up  to ridicule or contempt, and  tliose reflecting ,on the memory  of the dead shall be signed by  the writers.  1 The penalty for , violation of  this law is a tine of Sii,000 for  each offence, Sf��00 of the fine  going'to the person who ' brings  action against the offending  newspaper.   r ,  The newspaper publishers hold  that- the law is- unconstitutional  and will tichl it in the courts.  , Mr. Wannamaker's Advice.  Tomkiiiti. "Good moi'nin<r, Mr. Wan-  namalcor, 1 have called to m;n if you o��n  tfivo ine a {WMtioji in your c->tal>lihh-  uient. I can turn my hand to almost  anything." ,  Mr. \V.    "'No, we arc  full   in   every  department., aud yon are the twentieth'  man 1 have refused to-day.    "Why'doti'l  you take up a line in which there is les-!  competition and betU'r pay:'"  Tomkins. ������I'd only lie loo thankful  if you can ]/UL me on track of such ;i  poniLion." ' ��  Mr. W.    '-When f was twenty   vein's  of' iifju, 1  wasa   r.tran��;er in n arrange  land,   with  neither  work  nor  money,  when   a  lriend  of mine, a lawyer,   advised me to take a l>ook agency saying-  he had educated himself hy ounrasHing:  like drowning men jjrasp at  itr.tws.,   t  took his advice, and in live years saved  9o,WW,   H-nd   Avit.li  thN  mi m Msn-Ujd my  present businei-s.    It n jimt lifty   year.-,  ayo to-day that Mr. Kradley, ihe founder of ihu present Firm of Tho Bradley-  Garrct��0u Company. Limited of Toronto,  sent,  me my  lii-nt hook prospectus.,  and ui his beautiful letters and jjood advice, ,1 owe much of iny'present, success.  Yes, youn^' man, if you, liave  anything  in you. there i.s just, as gwid u  chance  for you to-day with this old established  Hoiibe as t.here was for me.  Write them  and ��ee what they have to oiler."  Tomkins. "'I have seen the advertisement of this lirm, for a^entH.' for yearn  back, mid have often thought of writing- them. but. have never done ��o. 1  will write to-day: and I am very thankful to yon, Mr. Wannamukor. for your  ��"Ood advice.'" ,      '  Sullivan Diamond Drills  Most  accurate  and  ing  most  economicai  drills  made.  prospect-~  .Drills of all capacities, operated by hand or horse power. lateaicy  o compressed air or electricity.  SULLIVAN MACHINERY  COMPANY.  i '  305 and 306 Rookery, Spokane, Wash.      - Chicago, UL  KNIGHT & STONE, Agents.  CONTRACTORS FOR  PROSPECTING  MINERAL  LANDS.  M. A.  AGENT FOR  Canada Life  Imperii! 1 J^ire  Sun Savings aud -Loan Co. ,    ,  Identification and Protective Co.  Ontario Accident and  Parsons Produce Co.  Mining Broker, Insurance  ! t f  and Commission Agent  Books  '     Q  Kept    eirtdL    Accounts   Promptly    Collected  Agent for Geo.   Geary's Royal Mail, ' Passenger and Irxpress Line  '���      '*    \V.   D.   Kerloot's  Royal  Mail,  Passenger and Express Line  c   ' District Pointers.  The time lias now come   whew  we'can sec that, the future  pros-  ' perity of Fort Steele as a mining  town is aii assured fact      There  Is a large  mineral  area  that  is  Iributarv   to  Fort -Steele���Bull  ;i��d EIlc rivers on the east;   Si-.  Mary's  river.   North   Star   and  Sullivan  districts  on   the west:  Wild Horse, Tracy, Wolf,  Lewis  sLrid Wasa creeks  on   the   north:  also   the   Windermere   country,  -which is now rapidly coming  to  the   front  a.s  a  district  full   of  promise.    Mines all over the district arcs improving  as  development progresses, and all we want  ,   .is sufficient means of transportation and a market for our minerals.    A good smelter in this dislrict  would   prove   a   profitable  investment.   '  There are at present many  parties busily engaged in .seeking old channels ou many, of the  ���creeks in tlic district. .Every  vear thousands of dollars' worth  <of gold dust is handled at Fort  .'Steele.  Tho inhabitants of Fort Steele  sire looking forward to a large  influx of capital this year, owing  no the fad that a largo number  of claims have been sold and  bonded during the past season.:  silso to the immense amount of  /.levelopmoni that has taken  place all orer the district.  The North Star will soon be  plying on the Kootenay river between Fort Steele and Jennings,  .Montana. Thi.s i.s another indication of the future prosperity  ni the district.  There is great mining possibilities for British Columbia.  ;Ne\v districts are  being opened  P-uj) and the older districts developed, and it might,'be truthfully  ,-said that from Llie summit of the  ftoeJcy mountains to the shores  <>i Hie   Pacific:  ocean,   the  hills  ���-and���mountains are tilled with  mineral   only  "waiting  the ��� time j  ,v.v)jen    the    tireless   .prospector'  4 .,���   A' Minor Victory.  Surveying a field of battle the  Duke of Wellington could ."detect  almost at a glance tlie" weak  points in the disposition of the  forces,1 and whei*i r the weakness  was on his own side lie promptly  and resolutely caused it to be  made strong. An English magazine, tells this ostory' of him  which ought to be true:  One day. when some small visitors happened to be in the nursery at Strathlieldsage, he walked up to the top of the house aud  found the youngsters at tea. He  looked around as if the room were  a field of battle aud noticed that  there was no jam,on the table.  Without- a word ' lie  rang  the  ^WHEELS,  Top!!  MILLER RO0EONE2093 MILES IN 132 HOURS ]  The Eldredge  $50.00  i  The Belviderei  $40.00   i  Superior to all others irrespective  of price.   Catalogue tells you  why.   Write for one.  NATIONAL SEWING MACHINE CO.,  cfciTTTTWYTYTwrrn nnTmmMMM��wwoww^tmttw^wn^^^mmmT,  WW  UllUlUlUiUUlllHt.  3a  |VICTORIA METALLURGICAL WORKS,  AND ASSAY OFFICE.  .  .  ,  re  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  II  tt  tt  43  FORT STREET.   VICTORIA. B.C.  W. J. R. COWELL, B. A., F. 6. S., MINING ENGINEER.  SOLE PROPRIETOR AND MANAGER.  CO!.  ) ASSAY. $1.00,        (iOLJ) AM) SILVKR. *J -il).  Sir.VRH. $1.00. SIIA'RHANI)  LKAO. *\.M.  LKAI"), $1.00. GOLD. SIJ.Vll'K AND COI'IMCK.  OTIIKU   MKTAI.S  ON   APPLICATION.  MILL   TESTS:  The Stamp Mill has a capacity of :20 Tons a day.  The Chlorination Plant 2 Tons a day.  S. A. ROBERTS, P. L. S.,  *>:'.  =tS  Business Mgr.   ^a  ti  t!  tt  Now Open  Kirnberley,  H.,; W��� Drew,; proprdstok. -  C  JilVERSlDB    AVENUE    *>  .FORT   STEELE,    It. C.  MININGpHsl  THIKTT-1KWTH TEAK.  '24 Pages-:  Veekly  :  Illustrated.  INDISPENSABLE /  TO MINING MEN.  $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.  SKNll KOH SAttn.lE COl'Y.  MINING ��*sd?ntific PRESS  310 MARKET ST., SAN FKA1TCISC0, CAL.  I EAST "KOOTENfly HOTEL  I  SUBSCRIBE.  FOli'  THE PROSPECTOR.  &  Moyie City, B. C.  '�� ' ,} * r  Is a large and Attractive Hololot' quiet elegance in all its-  appointments, .with a cusme of superior excellence  2~       Strictly   First-Class   in   al    its   Appointments ��    2'.  S��   JVlciVlahoM Bro's, Proprietors. ,3  ���>-'t-��*3'*3s!6+*:*3t��*-**-*r*j*3|f**S'**-9r*-**-*>>*fc->*��  IS PUllLISIlliU EVKKY SATURDAY. ANlt HAS A  CUAHANTKEU CIRCULATION laitCilill THAN  ANY OTIIKU PAi'KR IN KAST KOOTKNAY IT I.s  AlA. HO.MEiPRlNTEl). AND CONTAINS 1IOUIII.K  ���X-  i.  '��  *#���*��***%*�����:���������:****** *��-**��Ht-fi*-4 rf-.K**-!' "?-���:? s-*--��-  THK AMOUNT OP SKH'S OF ANY PAPKIl IN 'I'll I  DISTRICT.  As   An    Advertising   Medium  Une^zo&llecl.  tii v  til TUK PROSPKCTOR COVERS A DISTRICT I  til v. ^  til LARGER THAN SOME EMPIRES. ANI)_ HAS A m  Jj I.AHUi: KOREICN CIRCULATION. ' IJJ  * 1>  The Pay8treak Of Ad's In ThisJPaper. Pays FroiD Tne Grass Roots  And Never Pinches Out, Stake One !     The Result Will Be��To  Your Interest.  JOB  PRINTINC  OF'lALL KINDS NEATLY.. AND PROMPTLY  EXECUTED. THK PROSPECTOR. FOKT STEELE.   B   C,, APRIL 20,  lPfifl.  TIIE   PROSPECTOR,  IS    I'Cr.IASUEl)    V/EEKLY   IS,  THE   I'' 'OKPKt 'TO 11   COM I'A N V.  A.   Ii.    GRACE.  PUBLISHER.  EDITOR  ANI)  THE PROSPECTOR, 1-. puhli^licd  evcij .���laturd.ij, cand hus ;i suaraiiTocd  circulation larger than any other papei  in Kast kootenay. lt is all Iiomc Printed  and contains double the nens ol* nn>  other paper in the di.strier.  As an  advertising  niedi'i.ii  it   is unexcelled.  Devoted to tlie upbuilding of Fort Steele, the  development of lhe vast mineral resoureeR of  t*e East Kootenay mining district  Sub'-cripnous 5 .'.00 per y<'ar  Advertising rates made known on applirntion  OonlributionH are .solicited from all part* of the  district, ^jut all matter Intended for publication  must liave llio vrriter's signature.  interest    charge    on    which   is  *12.i.000,')00.      The   revenue   of  the country i.s only �� 1 ;">(>, 00o, 000,  so that it  is  evident   something  must soon be clone by either   the  nation or the creditors.  *    *    *-  The   news  of   this   district   is  faithfully    chronicled   in     The  Puospkctor.    If you don't road  Thk Pkospectok. you don't get  the news.  TUIC PA PCD I* kept on ale at r.iu.idver-  inio IHrLn tisinKUKi-nevoi Al;i\-indiT  SCo.. Shh<> P.. First National Rank lsuildiiiK  Spok-ine. Wash., whepj contracts ciu lie made  fin-il.  ��%�� $}X0&p2��t0X<  SATURDAY, AP1UL 2!': 1 "*!)!��.  IM HILL is the most pro-  ' gressive railroad man on  the Continent and his rise from  mud  clerk  on    the   Mississippi  river to thec> presidency of.one' of j Columbians are . certain, to  receive that attention whieli 'their  The "London,   financial Journals Estimate of Kootenay Mines.  It is certainly flattering to take-  up a London financial journal  and see good notices of the East  Kootenay mines. In a recent  issue of "Money" special mention  was made of the Dibble (Jronp, j  JEstelia, Moyie and Queen of the!  Rills and North Star. '  *      *      * '  In the samo issue appears the  following conservative estimate  of the Kootenay country as a  whole and showing the advantages of mining in British Columbia.  i  Now that mining interests are  coming to the fore again, British  ^n|mmnfmmmmmmmtfiOTmmmmTOmjmtnmmK  I DOMINION   EXPRESS  ��= COMPANY.  g The Above Company Having Opened an Office at Fort Steele ^  ���Shipments t,f all kinds, whether in Hond. or G. (). D., 52  can now be received and iorwarded without delay at great- Si  ly reduced prices. ' * S3  MONEY ORDERS, tlie cheapest, safest, and most =3  convenient method of roinittiitir money, are sold.    ' ,       =3    ' '-^  |E Further 'Information can be obtained by applying" to        S5  , M. A. BEALE, Agent. J|  H=    FORT STKEiJ-1   M. C.    ' r       ~|  ^iiiiiiiuiiiiiiimiuiuuiiiiiiiii^iiiiaiiiiiuiiiiiuiiimiiiaiiii^  COMPLETE    PLANTS  i  Ready for^prompt Shipment IN OUR ROSSLAND WAEiTCtOtJSE  BOILERS  HOISTS  PUMPS  BUCKETS  CARS, WHEELS  and AXLES  Wire Rope and Supplies  Rand compressors '���&��� Drills  C I  Write for Estimates and Catalogues  JENCKES MACHINE CO. " CANADIAN RAND DRILL C(L  ROSSLAND,    B.    C.  F. R. MENDENHALL, Manager,  the  -greatest    railway   corporations  in   the  world  is   pheno-  i) t t  menal.     But;'"then  Jim  has   a  a        f  clearer vision than most railway-  magnates and sees opportunities  before his competitors are awarte  that traffic exist, as a consequence the system of which he  is  president,' has  feeders ,from  merits warrant; aud we look"  for  considerable activity.iu this de-j  partmenc during  the  next few  months'!  That the Colony iS rich j  in   mineral   wealth    has    been j  amply    demonstrated,    but,   of  course, the Kootenay district is  known  to  possess the best pro-  Port    Steele  tuj:  Brewing    Co.  FORT STEELE,  B.  C,  EQUITABLE        LIFE        ASSURANCE  SOCIETY ~~  ' ' 'y  OP    THE'   UNITED STATES.1   ' ���'   '     '     .  road pay. It was this p61icy  which dictated the building of  tbe Bedlington & Nelson and the  proposed construction of a north  and south railway through��the  upper Kootenay valley.  *    *    *       ,     '.       i  The desire of so  many  towns  Jn  the Slocan  to celebrate the  11 anniversary ��� of   Her   Majesty's  birthday only goes to show  that  -the spirit of  patriotism ,is 'very  much alive in these places. Who  ever heard of  Rossland   citizens  ���falling over caciKOlher  to  cele-  , bra to, the  Queen's , Birthday?���  Nelson Economist/ ' j  Did the. Editor of  the Econo  the main line which are  making!perties in British Columbia.     It  unproductive   portions    of   the j is  safe  to,   say   that ' anything;  stamped    with& the   hall   mark  "Kootenay" is  worth  attention,  and   the   development   of 'this  favored district, which is,in  the  hands of big people, is proceeding apace.   .The British   American  Corporation  among  others  has recently been acquiring new-  options    on    claims  ' at   Perry  creek; and'there is  little  doubt-  that  the  output of o gold   from  Kootenay will reach considerable  proportions  in   the , new future.  The investor may  be  reminded,  too.     that    British    Columbian  mines stand in; a  very  different  category from Rand enterprises,  which are hampered by restrictive    legislation,    and' fettered  with heavy, burdens in  the  way  of taxation.     These disabilities i  are entirely absent from British  [Columbia.    Mining enterprise is  I on a practically free  basis,   and  with the more  plentiful  supply  of labour which the Colony  now  enjoys   and   cheaper   transport  very  low  grade  properties can  be worked  at a profit.    These  are facts' which mark-out British  Columbia���and particularly  the j  Kootenay district,   where  many  of  the  mines  possess  high aud  not low grade ore���as  an  excellent tield  for  profitable invest"  ment.    Good mines, cheap   mining, and the security  of English  rule  are    strong   incentives   to  'those who have monev lo invest.  MANUFACTURERS     and- JiREWERS    OP    EXTRA' PINE  BEER    &    PORTER  SOLD : 3Y   THE    BARREL ��� KEG   OR'   BOTTLED  Bottled beer for family use a specialty  OUTSIDE ORDERS GIVEN STRICT #. PROMPT ATTENTION  Outstanding Assurance, Dec. "3 1',' 1898.", ...'. $9S7,157:1-34.00  Assurance Applied for in 1898.' .'......'. 198,362,617.06  Examined aiid Declined .'.,..,. .\ ..    30,3 x 8,878.00,  "  New Assurance Issued . . .*.  ; 168,043:739.00 '  Income in  189S,  .     50> 2^9< 2g6> ^g '���  Assets Dec. 3,,  iS9S. ....,...''. ; . . .   258,369,298.54 y  Assurance   Fund   (��si 98,898,^259.00) and  all       '      *  other Liabilities ($2, 160,550.27. .......   201,058,809.27"  S^3lus ; - -���'57.3.o,489.'27  Paid Policyholders in 1S98 ., . .'���:      247020.523.43'  1 1 *'  / ~   "*" ��� ���       ( (�� ������ 1   1       *  ���      �� HENRY B. HYL>E, President!  ���'    '        '     ��, -r. '.W. ALEXANDER, V.-P. '   ! '.      ��� '  ' "  CHARLES ESTMERE,"  \ ,      District Manager.  ALLENBERG & VEDER, Managers.  Spokane,-Washington.  mist ever hear of Englishmen  in the.United States falling over  themselves to celebrate Washington's I3ir11ida,v on tho  4th  of  July?  MINING OUTLOOK. '  if ever a  mining  section   wa.s  r 1  destined to witness :i substantial  growth, it is that portion of the  country in the immediate vicinity of Port' Steele and the  country in the Kootenay valley  for 100 iniles north and the same  distance south, of .whieli , immense territory Fori Steele is  the natural center.  West Koolenay has .hitherto  received a large part, of tlie at-  HJbntion of mining men. but never  in its early day.-, wa& there such  surface showings as are existent  in East Koolenay to day.. It is  a pleasure to know, that mining  men On re  beinjr  drawn    thither.  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  ,      j, P. O. BOX-812  TELEPHONE* NO. 1  Sick & Williams, Prop's.  Fort Steele Meat Company.  j Presbyterian Church.  I     The Re\., Mr. Oswald, formerly missionary, (ireonw'ood, B. C.  and no surprise will be occasion-1 wjl, ar,..inge S(jrvicos   for   Cra-���.  ed if a siib.Mant.al   boom   --hould ,br0ljk  ;iml   Foyi  xw.ele.   B.    (J.  strike  thi.s  section   during   Uk-JHc has been  appointed   to   take  coining  summer,   not   an   cjihe- \chiiV!xa oi thosc two   pr(.sbvtei-.  moral   ouc   but   one   based   on'  Fresh and Salt Meats always  on hand.  The   Confederation  'Ci Life   Association  '/ p        ,  OF ' TORONTO,"   ONT., '      '  Issues an unconditional accumulative policy, which guar-  (1 antees extended insurance oroa paid up policy .after two fl\  j years.        It is absolutely free from restrictions from date  Hi of issuance, and has but one condition, viz-    '     .. ' '   fl]  That the Premium Shall be Paid.  Toronto, or llie  A. L. McDcrmot,  FOKT STh3ELE,  U. C.    S  For further informal inn apply to the head  oflic.  local iig-ont,  P. 0. Box 4.  ian mission  merit.  ���x- * I  fl wib learned tliat then' wore  several inquiries for real "State  during the past few days from  outside parties who are desirous,  in view of railway development,  to be early on the ground.  It has been decided to   change  t.h��' name of tloat Wiver Landing,,  on   the    Kootenay.    to   Cre.ston  Landing as being more  euphonious and less suggestive.   What':-  ta.tions.  The Rev. J.  G.   Duncan.   Port  Steele,    lias   been   appointed   to  the charge ol   Pernio  Presbyterian   church.      He enters on  his  duties   there  on   Sabbath   first.  Mrs. Duncan  and   family   will  jinoanlime remain in Steele.  Hig-h-Priced Milinery.  Tho legislature   has   passed   a  game law that will subject   to  a  tine a woman   wearing   ;i  stuffed  jbird on   her.  hat.       If   provides  'tliat any person who shall have  Robson <& Rogers,  Prop's  Riverside Avenue,   ���,   -       1"    l-'ort Steele, B. C.  CANADIAN    PACIFIC   RAILWAY  The.   only   ci ir  ilia name; a ��oat   by   any   other , '*���' ]"��*<*��"���" f��* w'"' Miall sell ,���  ]iai)H' \\(nilcl ft!iH��ll ;i>% ->\\vmm.  i  While ol her town* in K'oiiten-  ay are uririnij their citizens to  (���loan up their premises. The  people of Port- Steele are .clean  ing up-.in .good shape, without  any' urging .'oh the- parjp of the  authorities or the newspaper...  Spain has a national   debt   thr: [sal  xpose for sale any   feathers   oi  kins or par's of birds lor use  in  or   othei  nunnery  i poses, or shal I Ui  jposes   any   birds  .similar  I for such  in   this   s  pur-  |)iir-  ate.  shall in.: deemed guilty ol  11 ion  i  inis-  ���    "   ' '���'" ���   ��� ���  demeanor,  and   upon   convict,ion  shall he fined   not' less, than   %2:>  nor in.ore thai?''."Srii.) for each   bird  skin, or part; of s'kin,   or   |ni.rcel  of feathers .so sold or offert'id  for  sale or Killed for tliat  ]mrpose?'  UPPER COLUMBIA NAVIGATION and TRAM-  WAV COMPANY  Limited.  GOLDEN      AND      FORT      STEELE  TIME   TABLE   TO   TAKE   EFFECT   JUNE   1ST,   1898.  <;OTNli    SOUTH  Steamer leaves Golden every Tuesday and Priday al -1 a. rn  Steamer arrives at Windermere ���' "' ���<        <.        ,}  Stage  arrives  at   Port,  Steele  Thursday   and   Sunday, al (i p.' m.  GOING    NORTH  Stage loaves Port Steele Monday noon and Saturday at 8 a. in.  lioaf leaves AVindermero Wednesday at -I a. m. and Sunday noon  Steamer arrives al (.'olden Wednesday p.   m.   and   Monday' noon.  Prei��hl. in.Carload lofs of ���'lU.iMK) lbs" delivered al  (.'olden at 2\ c<>.nts(per pound.  Country.  Districts.  only   direct   route   to   and   from   tlio   Koo'lenav  I ho   best   .slonmship connections in tho niininir  lrirst class and tourist sleepors   through   from   Par iiie  to Atlantic: without change'.  Through    Time  vTable JSost,"  Trains leave Port Steele .In net ion "T ::���{() Tuos.. Thurs. and Sals  ���'     Macleod UhiK)    '���  "*     Medicine Hat 7:n7i' ()aily  ���'    Arrive Winnipeg 1 1.--10 "  *'      Toronto H:00 p.m. Daily (except Sun.  '��� ���'      Montreal (5:2.1 p.m.    " ������ ���'  made:   at   'I'oronto    for   Hami]t"onr  New  York.   London, Detroit, and  Porl Stoele via  Connections   are  Niagara   Falls,    Boston,  other points, and at Montren] for ,New York, Boston. Halifax  and all points south and east.  Through    Time   rrnble~^~~\Vest  Train leaves  Port Steele Junction   2(1:1:")   Mon..  Wed. and Fri.  GranbrooU        ��� (i:u0 Tims., Thurs. * Sat;si  Nelson  I H:-10  I HMO   Daily.  o\v-  C.     ]:'  K.  and  boat, charges  must  bo paid to coiiipaiiy'spugenfPat  Windermere before delivery.'.       ",''������'���     ���"'-.,. ./  Upper Columbia Navigation & Tramway Co.  t. H-. PARSON, Secretary:  Steamer arrives  Train leaves  "     Arrives    Rossland 2."��:().**)  Connecting .steamers run between Robson and Arro  .lead- calling   at intermediate points1; also on Slocan Lake in  connection with trains between Na.ku.sp aiid New Denver aiid  ���Sandbn.. .-      ���'.  ;- /. :J' ' ";  h\)r full iia-rticular.s and Time Tables apply, to nearest G. P.  B. Agent or address , '., ....  ROBERT KERR, Traffic Manager, Winnipeg. THE PROSPECTOR, FcRT STEELE. R. C. .APRIL  1^10  vnvgrw^^1  ��".S"��^ll ������C��_l��.    'J)��TJ*.T'j  u-^fMmrymiiMH.i- ���i--*"����j  f��fte Jfrtf^pectw  SATUKDAV. APJUL 29. ISii'i.  IH THE   WIlfDEKMERE   MINING  COUNTRY.  A Section From Which Great Things  are Expected.  That there are valuable deposits of mineral iii East Kootenay'  no one will question; in fact, no-  whore in the northwest are there  such surface showings as may  be found in the mountains east  and west , from Fort Steele  and far up the valley to  'Golden,, and beyond the  1 same conditions exist. Not only  are gold and silver found, but, if  indications mean anything, there  are large 'deposits ol copper  wkich are only waiting for capi-  lal to develop.    ���        , .,  This district seems to be in  that state of being che last to attract the attention of mining  'men. The country' up to last  year wits regarded as almost inaccessible, as was the Slocan  when the wonderful discoveries  -10 per cent  lend,   and   s?l��.oO   in  gold.  So far as exploration has gone  there is ore in all of the workings. There are two claims in  the Hot Punch group.  O.N   HOKSK THIEF  CHEEK.  Are the Porcupine and Pretty  Girl groups, now under bond to  aii English syndicate. The  properly has been developed by  400 feet of tunnels and drifts.  The claims which are owned by  Messrs. Mitchell and limes, are  18    miles   from  LOCAL NEWS.  One nf the handsomest  ings in town is the new  age.  build-  vicar-  Will. Kaake came in from Oran-  'brook on PYiday.        ,  'were   made   there.      This   was  scarcely   true,   because "tlie'old  ��� Wild- Horse district was known  ���* nearly 40 years ago 'when   ^Vest  Kootenay-was a howling wilderness,  aiid  eight  years  ago  tho  section lying between Kootenay  '   lake and thcColumbia river 'appeared on the geological map  of  Canada    as."  unexplored.    The  "early'discoveries of gold in East  Kootenay brought  the  intrepid  gold seeker from all parts of the  world,   and  ,trails .were    made  through the mountains from  all  parts   of  tho compass:   besides  nature has made the reaching, of  ���  the country less difficult than to  almost any   known  mining .section. , ,    \    ..    -  I�� is hot'within the province  of this article to go deeply into  ancient history, but to'place" be-  a tore the reader some of the facts  \% as/prelimin'ary. to ,'a partial des-  "eription of the mines in the'  country ��� lying ' north "of Port  Steele and Windermere.     '    >  Aj'few days ago the writer accepted an  invitation   to take   a  trip'to Windermere and liild  out  if possible what is being done in  '^.a mining way,  and   what   progress was boing made in the de-  " velopment of the mines  which  ' for the past two years have attracted considerable attention because of the high ,'grade ore en-  counteredi not only on   the  surface'#liut with depth.  Visiting the mines about, Win-  .ermere was out of tlie question,  aud the information herein was  obtained largely from owners of  the'prospects, .aiid from outsiders familiar with the'��prosppcls.  THb"; DKLl'iniMi.  The Delphino group, owned by  Messrs. Kimpton, Stark aud  Harrison, is located on Toby  creck'about twenty iniles N. W.  oi'Windorniore Lt is developed by  a shaft sunk on the vein and" a,  crosscut of ~k> feet, at the sixty-  foot level; so far no wall has  been encountered. ' The character of the. ore is galena, and- copper. Tile-ore so far taken out  is of high grade. The owners  have sixty tons upon the dump  sind thirty tons at the landing  ready to ship by first boat.  The Delphine seems to he the  best developed property in the  Windermere dislrict. The property it is said is under bond, to  whom it wa.s not learned.  located   about  A thei mar.  "The Sitting Bull group is located between Boulder iind Law-  creek., It composes the Paying  Teller. Dividend and Silver  Thread claims, all promising  prospects Across the divide  are the Tecumseh and Ked Lion  groups, and adjoining the Red  Lion is the White Elephant  group situated in McDonald  basin. Traversing these claims  are several strong ledges of sulphide ore,a number of which gave  assays of several hundred ounces  of silver, and t-three to In per  cent copper? These were all located last year, ll' is said , that  the 'White Elephant, has "been  bonded for ��50,000.  The Swansea is too well known  to make a report on. Suffice it  to say that it is owned by' the  Derby development Company  aiid has been developed by tunnel and shaft, about .160 feet of  work having been done. The  Avork is being continued. It is  expected that' in a short time  shipments will be made.  There are a number of other  promising claims in the country  tributary to Windermere, but a  description of them must be held  TJ 1 I?' ���    '  until ii subsequent issue? * It is  an interesting country and,"one  which promises great things in  the way of mineral development.  New Hotel at Windermere.  a  The new hotel now under construction at Windermere is the  finest building of its kind in East  Kootenay. ,   It .'.presents  an imposing     appearance,'��� "'��� situated  where it commands a tine - view  of the lake and the distant  Sel-  kirk mountains/  ,     c  ��� It is being built by J. A. Stod-  dart, and ,when completed   will  have cost about $10,000,     There  will be 12 guest rooms,   all  well  lighted, besides spacious parlors  and reading rooms.      0   '  'The Government will build a  road to a group of 14 minus on  Bull river.  Government   work   will com-  A Sigrn of the Times. I  '���Perhapis the best sign oi the!  tiines," .'-ays Horncastle's month- i  ly circular, "is the renewed bold-1  ness of certain promoters, who,  metajihorically speaking, only  venture out in the daylight when  things are good and sunshine  has taken the place of gloom.  Some of the ventures put forward in the. past month were of  O. Jackson. Spokane: J. W. H.  Smythe, Cranbrook: T. G. Proc-'  tor, Nelson: G. Hoggart'h, Elko;  .las. Malts, Spokane: and R ,M.  McGowan, ' were registered at  the International on Friday,  mence next week.    Voters want- such a flimsy character that their  ing employment should apply to 0nly   chance   of success  rested  sJeele��Verament  ^"^  ^ POrt "Pon the gi-illibi'lityeof investors.  It would be invidious to particularise, but that the venturesome  promoter has again taken the  field is the surest guide to the  vast improvement in tho joint  stock position. To believe that  any one of these appeals for capital was attended with a liberal  subscription is to insult the intelligence of the investor. The  day is fortunately gone by when  it was easy to impose ,upon unsuspecting small capitalists.  Still, in view of the impudent  attempts made of late to extract  money from the public pocket,  it behoves those in search of  investments to exercise the  greatest caution." ��.  H. W. DREW.  Proprietor.  Fort Steele,  o  An Alleged Poet.  It is not within the province  of The Pkospector to criticize  alleged poetry. On the contrary  it is our desire'to aid and assist  budding genius wherever it is  found, and'to him who has invoked the muse we are in hearty  sympathy, for in our younger'  days we wrote soul-burning  verses3 which sordid publishers  saw fit to turn down aud return  with thanks. <  A volume of prose by H. Tol-  cher, entitled, "A Souvenir'l'rom  Banff", if before us. '   '  The writer shows marked versatility, the verses running from  grave to gay, from lively to se  vere. The first poem, Capital  and Labor",, is a gem, although  its rymth might be called in question by censorious critics, especially where money is made" to  rhyme with polygamy. The  theme-is excellent, and with a',  little practice the author will  probably overcome these defects.  The "Country Editor" is another delightful (?)  bit.   a nil in  The  ore n  R. C*. SHIER, "R1rM5rP    Q'T'TPT^T T?  TELEGRAPH BBIEFLETS.  v A labor strike is on at Wardner, Idaho, and as a'consequence  tlie Bunker Hill, Sullivan and  Last Chance mines are closed  down, the owners refusing to  accede to the .demands ot the  strikers. . " ���  Injudicous remarks of "Captain  Coghlan of the cruiser Raleigh  at a dinner given in his honor, by  the Army and Navy club,in New  York, will be the subject of official investigation!   -  "A mob' of 2,000 white men mutilated and burned ill the stake  Is a  large and Attractive Hotel of Quiet Elegance in all  its Appointments, with a^Cusine of Superior  Excellence. ,   ,  LARGE   ANJ>  COMAfODIOUS  COMMERCIAL MEN. -'     ���  SAMPLE   ROOMS   FOR  an aged negro preacher who had'  many ways he has sized him' up j been accused of' murdering a  all right. Some of' the .verses > member of the Cranio nl family  have more feet than a centipede: i at Newniin, Georgia.,   '  but then' thai" does not matter  there are not many people who  know ihat poetry is measured  by feet. ' The final poem 'is one  of the best advertisements for  the C. P. R. lhat has yet appeared. Therefore, it is; not. to bo  thought that the''author  walked  D. C. Corbin has withdrawn  his application for a charter to  build the Kettle Valley  railwa /.  Tlie steamer City of Kingston,  plying between Tacoimi,  Seattlo  and Victoria,   was  run'  into   by  the. North  American  Steamship  , Company's Tacoma'-Oriental line  Everything New, First Class and up to date  .In Every ParticHlar.  HEADQUARTERS   For Travellers and Mining Men.  . RESTAURANT   OPEN   DAY  AND,  NIGHT.  from Oanmore. but enjoyed  the' siciimshiv Glpno���lc.   al  Tacoma  A New Town "With Fair Prospects.  ., Athelmar, the -new town al  the Salmon Beds.has of late seen  considerable 'activity., Up to  last Saturday 7"> to 100 lots had  been sold. The owners of the  townsite claim they have the key  of the situation. Lake it Co.  have started a store, and carry  a full line of general' merchandise. Dan Kimpton has a new  hotel nearly ready for occupancy,  iind it is said several other business houses will be started soon.  A number of residences are iu  course of construction.  thk nor PUNCH.  Owned by Messrs.  Collctl and  Starbird, is located on the north  fork of  Tobv  creek  about  two  miles from the   Delphhie.     The  claini has been thoroughly prospected, the ledge, has been stripped for a distance of .1.00 feet and  ore encountered all of  the  way..  Exports   pronounce   the  vein  a  fissure in  serpentine.      At   tho  bottom of the' shaft  an  incline,  which has been sunk'for 7f> feet,  there is1'18 inches of ledge  with  20 incites of clean-ore.   The low:  est assay so far made was 47.per  cent lead,  -17  ounces , in  silver,  jtnd $3.00 in gold.     The -highest  assay going (i00 ounces in silver,  "Windermere Notes.  iCoriVMMIIUll'IU1!-   "I" '1,'IIU   I'KOSI'KCTIUl.*)  Windermere, April 2��, ISilK���  Fred West ciune across from the  Union Croup on Windermere  mountain, and reports 1" feet of  copper ore. He states that they  aro now engaged in cross-cutting  the vein, and hope to start shipping ore at an early date.  W. G. Mitchell-limes has arrived in (Jolden and i.s expected  to be in Windermere in a few  days to commence work on the  Pretty Girl group of mines on  Toby, creek.  O. A. Brown expects fo start  work on his Toby creek claims  in a few days.  :i.���M. R. Pairbairu, C. E., P.  L. S:, will openanc'/fiice'here in  a short time.'"  ���'  The Windermere Athletic Association will give ii:' concert on  Friday evening, May nth".  Ed. Clark will lay out part of  his ranch as an addition to YVin-  derm ore, and the surveys will  commence at once. The land  adjoins- the Windcrme'ro town-  site.      ���     " ll '���  ���   V   '  luxury of riding free,in a superb  palace car.  Tbe only other poet of whom we  know who has reached the acme  of ambiguity, and is qualified to  rank with Tolcher, is Mrs. Mary  Harvey, of Spokane, who it is  believed is now in the Medicnl  Lake Asylum, for the insane.  We would suggest that Mr.  Folcher go about the country  and give public'readings from  his own- poems. The public  might stand it if the mentiil  strain upon the author is not too  severe.  Anaconda"- Copper Mining-.  The directors have declared a  dividend of ."> per cent, for the  six months ended March .11, .bo-  ginning al the rate of 10 per  cent, per annum, payable -May 'I  next. The coupons will be paid  by the Exploration Company,  Limited, on presentation at its  offices.   11   Cornhill,   E. C, at a  in  rate, ol exchange to be fixed  due  course,   and  which   will bo  duly adverlised.  The new .sanitarium hotel al  tho Sulphur springs, Crow's  Nest Pass, is now about ready  to be opened to the travelling  public, and will be conducted by  Messrs. Ambrose and Noi tie-  ship, both of whom are well and  favorably known says the Macleod Advance. The structure,  which is a commodious one and  laid out with a view lo the com,-  fort and convenience of those  who may pay a visit, l.o the  springs.  Tlie town of Macleod will  probably be lighted by electricity at an early day.. Some, rustling citizens wentOiit hist week'  and ascertained that a guarantee  for ")00 lights could be easily obtained.  Tho people of Spokane arc discussing the fruit fair to be held  next fall. No definite, act ion has  yet been taken. "  on the 28nl. No lives were lost  but the steamer is a total wreck.  Several men who have been  employed in and around the^C.  P. R. shops at Kamloops, left  the company's service on, the  first, the reason given being the  low rate of pay.  1 The supreme,court of California has rendered a decision upholding the right of labor organ  izations to boycott obnoxious employers, and denying an injunction except upon a showing of  specific acts of a criminal nature.  . Of the 1-17. Ai il sr i im re feet id-  lotted to the United. States for  display purjiosos at the Paris  Exposition. .*.()< il) square feet  have bjon set n-.ide for mines  and mining.  Born.  Tin' homo of Mr   and  Mrs.   .J.  Doyle wii.N made happy on Monday last by the advent of an   infant daughter  Up To Date  Tm   Rach  and   Every, Department  of  the   Business  LEADERS    FOR   THE    NEW    YEAK  Fine Toilet Soaps  Imported.Perf times  Toilet Preparations  Webbs Confectionery  Hair Brushes  Tooth Brushes  �� , ' Nail Rrushos  '   STRICTLY  Complete   liangc  PURE   DRUGS .   -  ol'    Patent   Medicines  i}t Try a Bottle of Vin Mariani.        Try a Jar of Ontario Honey ^f  QUALITY AND1(;OAII'LKTHX!':ss F.YF.liY"\\'*Ti:i{K  FURS  Pioneer Drug flan  FORT  STEELE  A.   W. BLliASDELL, Graduate Ontario!'.>������<-<��� of I'liiu-miu-y  ifi.lfiit.sfe.i't.-'.ji.iji^^  ����������� ��*�� '#��� �����- -<F �������� �����* ������ �����* ������ �������� T��T ,f. -j-Tf. T#TT|. .|rT��YT��TT<irT��T7��T"?(T-TjT?jTT"P  -AND-  HIDES  McMillan  FUR&WOOLCO.  Exporters and Importers.  200 to 208 First Ave. No.  MINNEAPOLIS, - -  WINN.  Shipments Solicited.  Write for Circular.  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR.  KIMPTON   &   PITTS  WINDI-KM1-R1- .'? DONALD  General Merchants  Mining supplies a /Specialty  Minors aoin.y' -northward -via Canoe River Route \ViLI Iind il iilar.i^:  ���   U;ix\n�� and convenionco 10 procure, 'their supplies at .Donald.  Agents  at  Windermere for the California Giant Powder Co. FE PROSPECTOR. KORT STEELE.  B  C, APRIL 20, 1899.  She $$x0&p��tk0x  SATURDAY, AITJI., 21). JSilH.  Ottawa Letter.  From Our   Owa l'*irLMi���ilwit  Ottawa, April 22.��� When >o  much has beeu said hy tho Opposition in criticism of the necessary delay which was incurred  in calling Parliament together  it is odd that there is so little apparent desire ou the Left oi* Mr.  Speaker to get down^t_o__busin8ss  now that the session has started.  The fourth week has been euter-  ed upon and 'even allowing tor  the Easter ' holiday* the debate  on,the address has been drawn  out to an mlordinate length.  Everything that can lie >:iid has  been placed before thw country,  not only once   but  hali-a-dozen  ��� times, and a curious feature of  the discussion is, that no sooner  is one hostile criticism disposed  of by the supporters of tlie Government than it is quietly dropped and a new line taken up.  This was most noticeable in  the discussion on the Yukon  administration  last ,\veek".     Sir  ' Hibbert Tupper's' reckless har,-  angue. "was promptly answered  in 10 minutes detail by the Minister of the Interior. ''Mr. Dor-  den (Halifax) following the Minister cwith an entirely e j  NEW  SET  OK   ALLKG.YTlOXfc,       i  Hon. Mr. Prior added thereto  both claiming that the  mforma  tion upon which they were based;  ha'd only just come to  hand.' al-'  though they have been diligent-, , ,  Iv    ��� searching,    for      it      ^'m^pite or the increased  volume  months.     Then   Dr.   Montague,  Llie  Dt  jllllftlOll  time, for while the ca^  have increased >ince the present j  ('overninent took oilice, the bur- |  den upon the.people has appro-1  ciiibly decreased. Money is eas- j  ier, trade is tremendously improved pro.-perity exists on  every hand, much needed public  works (for the development of  the country's resources are being  prosecuted, the public service  has improved in every department, while the cost has not increased. The intelligent busi-'  ness man and the progressive  farmer, applying to the government of the country the samo  principles a.s he applies to his  own business, appreciates these  facts and approves of the necessary expenditure required in the  public services.  KFflClKNCY   WITH   KCONCMY      j  The same characteristic   print- .  ciple   of   Liberalism - efficiency [  with ecouomv���is manifest in the,  administration of provincial   ai'- j  fairs.     Take   for   example   thei  province   of   Manitoba.      Since;  the C'reenwav administration as-1  sumed office in ISSS. the popula-j  tion of tho Province has doubled, j  and inferentially the cost of Gov  eminent should double or at least  greatly .increase also. .As a matter of fact there has been'"'an' an-  j nual  decrease  in  governmental  ! expenses oi betweeu -fr-iO. GOCV and  '*0u,0l>0.    Tlie tinsi year that the  j Gre'enway govern'meut took office  'the coi1'. of legislation, salaries,  aud other administrative expenses was reduced nearly ���**���"}&,lXY>and  CARLIN  & bURICKf  GFNFRAL  Fort  Steele,  Sole Agents for the  MERCHANTS  .Lest  '      r  Kootenay.  IIN. HANSON. 1  General Merchant  ,   LJcjwor-Dealer.  AND  Canton Steel  COMPANY  This Stkki, i�� guaranteed to be equal to .lessop'M ,or  H.vun Rock Wokk.  Firths in alJ  Sou-: Aokxts  Souk   Agents  Grows Nest Goal company  Giant Powder company.  Mining  Supplies a. Specialty.  one of the most experienced parliamentarians in the Opposition  , ranks, specifically ignored Sir  tlibbert's original indictment declaring, that  if  it* was definite.  ��� lhe,charges of Messrs. Borden  and Prior were: and when Mr.  Montague got through the deposition practically dropped the  ��� Yukon altogether and very little  more has,boon hoard of il.  " After, dropping' Iho 'Yukon,  which.indefinite as.it vva>, pro-  ,vided some sort ol a rallying  'point around wliich totalk.    Op'-  fr position ��� leaders lloundered  around in a promiscuous sort' of  a way in the sea of current politics without either compass or  rudder. One honorable ineniber  occupied   a   couple  of  hours   in  ��� pleasant generalities on ''dead  issues", another repeated what  previous speakers hud said about  ;'broken promises", while a third  sought to cheer the dropping  spirits of his colleagues by the  sapient though noi very original  observation' thai the present  <'oveninicnl had been ������carried  into power by a lucky wave"',  lhat "they had been kept in power till now by a lucky wave",  (though he did not mention  whether or not it was the >aiue  old wave) and that -'it wa.s lucky  for them, that it. was so". wh��re-  ii pon the Oppo.-it.ion cheered,  loudly, iind wore apparently well  .-atistied with the, explanations.  Seriously    though,    it   is  surely  'abiiiit time thai   the   Oppo.-ition  got down to business. ;iwd let up  on their interminable talking,  particuliii'l.) a- they have shown  for several day* past that there  it not hinir new to be .-aid.  I'KOCI'vKSS VS. i'itOKl.HJ.M'V. J  The cost ol iiovenilllellf mu.-t  always be proportionately irreat-  er in a new and sparsely settled  country, and in proportion to the;  rll'ort of th�� people lo develop,  t,heir territory will the actual ex- j  pcliilit ure. grow . The true test  of .statrj.sinnn.ship i.s not to be  gnaped by tliH actual Amount of  money spent, but by the ability  of the country lo carr\ tli" expenditure without it.- becoming  burdensome to the people. The  amount spent liy one administration may be aci uaily less than  thitl spent by. its succos.-or.- or  predecessors, and yet. there may  i)f. waste iind extravagencc in  .the 'expenditure of the smaller  .amount,' while every dollar of the  larger su in i.s well and wisely  spoilt.;  - ;'��� '���  Such is exih'tly the position in  of work carried out by the sever  al; departments the cost last year  had  increased   less  than ��5,000  thus makiugthe  total  still  less  than it was during the last'year  of   Conservative   administration  ,by nearly $5$.000.     In comparison with other provinces the expenditure  on  civil 'government-  in Manitoba has-  increased   only  (i per cent in the ten years, while  in   the  other  provinces  the  increase   has ranged from   twelve'  'per  cent  to   one   hundred' and  twenty-four per cent.,  NOT  -\    MISKW.Y  "OOVICKNMKNT.  Nor have tlie various institutions, which, are legitimately entitled to public assistance, .been  stinted and starved, for ,Sl,:i2.V  -JilO has been granted for educational purposes. Agricultural  grants have been made to the extent of !*18.").J0.j. the hospitals  have received $240,070, and.' municipalities #4.'i:{,0>S2, which, with  some minor amounts, make a  totabof $i';oS'.U'7'i out of the current' revenue of fhe Province.  Not one cent of this, was paid out  of the s��r>00.000 borrowed  money, in spite of the statements  to that effect, s'o freely made by  the Opposition.  That sL\.->00.00l>  has  been  expended thus:���In railways, ijWSJJt,-  147; public   buildings,   ��447.0(52:  interest on bonds: issued by Con  servative Governmental*  aid   to  railways. $7:52.6(59: deficit left by  late administration   (being  trust  funds, ere. used for current purposes a.- shown   in   the  Auditor  Generals report) $:]".;>. 000. These  amounts    with    the   balance   in  hand. sMl.Slf). make a   total   of  $2.4(M),2!i.". the exact proceeds of  the loan.      in   view of the statements so freely made in   tho  debate la.st session upon the application of Manitoba   for  a  grant  from her own school funds  held  in  truM   by   the   Dominion   thai  the   money   wa.s   not   to  be used  for educational purposes   but   fo  cover iij) other deficits, it K-only  lair   to    the    I'rovinee    mid    the  Green way     Government,      thai  these exact figures should be. emphasized,     particularly    as    the  matter will again  be   under   discussion   Ihis   session    when     no  doubt the .same inaccurate .statements r/ill be repeated.  Rod (icon Live Stock  Rut**.  The C, 11 li. has; made' a reduction of from 2n'to 40 per cent  on lire stock shipments to  Kootenay points. '.'The, -I'O per  <;ent-appli��* only lo stock shipped from Macleod.  WE     HAVE  A�� Small    Stock    of  SZi Manufacturer of ail ICimis of Lumber,       A large assort-    CZS  *~- ment of'seasoncd Lumber and Shingles always              ~S  C*" on baud.                                                 ZS  ST DIMENSION      LUMBER ,   A      SPECIALTY.          :=��  | WflSfl, - -    B.G.     J  DON'T   FORGET  The Steele House  SASH AND DOORS  'tfVVill     close     out'v  cheap     to ��� any a  taking    the   lot. '">'  First   Class . Brands  of   Liquors'and'Cigars.   ,   Headquarters      for-    Mining      Men.        Commodious   "  ,    < ". ��� '    '  ��� (  Sample .Rooms.        Best  Cuisine   in   the  West.i-.    Modern    Conveniences. ,       \ ���  ' ' Homo   Comforts.  one  iFort Steele Mercantile Go:, Ltd;  D. McNeish  Proprietor,  "l^\^^^^J^^^^f^^^^^^^\ ^^i^Ky.'^KXW^^i ^^i.^W,^% ^^i^K\^Wl.4R[^^'^^J^^L^^'^^^W  w  E  GREAT F  s    Northern   6 As  T   Railway. T  ���   ���.-.����-.��i���'  TFIK SUUVIOYOK'S CHAIN  JI.MJK  IT  T1IK SMORTKST  TliANSCON'I'lXMNTAI.  lfOIJTK.  \\? is tlirt iiuist, iiiddui'ii iii <iqui])ii)ont: it, i> tlie licitvicst railed line:  it, hu> u roi'U-ballast roadliod; it, cnissos no sand deserts: it, was   built,  without a.land ��;rant or jjovi'i'iiiiienl, Hid: il is noted for uourlcsy of it.��  employes: it, i> tlie only  line norviii"  meal* on tiie a la carle plan.  TItROU('N  THK C'liAiVDKST  MY   DA VI.  SCKNKWY  IN A.MKHICA  ,r��irr.  For  KOKT STKIOIjI'". and tlie KAST KOOTKNA Y .M I.VKS.'Weekly  Stajje   from Kalispell.    .Steamlioat eoiiiiiiuiiieations from .lenninys  durint! riiimiiier.    Quiclcesl and  Mcs|, route to all  parts of lhe United  States.   Kastern Canada and   Kurope.  For mails. ti��;l��'ts and rumpled1 inloriiiiilion call or add runs  nearest, aif'iiL or  ('.C.DIXON.Ci'iii-ral Ay fill,  Spokane    Wa^li.  .I.WIIITNKY.  Si.'  '.ml.  . und   T.A  .Minn.  m  m  m  *  m  m  *;���  m  ���a-  a  *  m  a  R. D. MATH OR,   Proprietor.   *  THE   DALGARDNO  ,'���''' i  Fort Steele,  i.  C.    '   , '  A" MODERN  BUILT,   WELL   EQUIPPED   HOSTELRY  -      WITH ALL TaiPBOVKMENTS UP TO DATE'  . . ,        ��� ���  '       '     /        n,   <       ���  AND WHOSE CHIEF FEATURES ARE  ^ Unexcelled Cuisine  'M ,0"iyt Home Comforts,  Finely Furnished Bedroom:  o  A First Class Bar.  Commercial Hotel  * * ���*-  Baker Street, Cranbrook. B. C.  Conducted   on   the   European   Rlat*  WELL-APPOINTED    CLUB    ROOMS  Best      Wines     and     Liquors     at     the     Bar  ^ilk,jlK^^.^f0f^^k. fk, Jtf. *k *k. ^ ��:*^f ^^Pf,'m w im^^^j^(7KpKjK  "MUNSON NO. 2."  The Best   Writing Machine  THK    O.S'I.V  INTERCHANGEABLE  STEEL TYPEWHEEL  Kk'!i!Ull,lv  lllnsiralwl   ('aliiUii  Kree.  -no  Address Edgar   A. Hill, Manufacturer, 94 96Wendell Street, Chicago  *  *  *  u  m  THE  Qvie^tt's Hotel.  Two Gommodious Sample Rooms for Commercial Men  I'.W'CAG'K TRAXSKKKKKI) FFA-IF.  HOT if-  COLD RAT/IS  PA TUS SS RRii DA Y.  j. 6. Greene.  GOLDBN,B, C.  0  *  m  m  m  a  ���*���:. THE -.-PROSPECTOR; FORT STEELS,  B. C, APRIL 20.'.1S9S?  iH, j*.it:. ���& j*i. M'. -��fe .�����*. '.�����#>. ..;*i.. .����t. ..*>. y��i. -���*>. u��v. Ji��-J.  -f.�� *.������>.;.-. -.���.-.'.,-^tiF������������.��� ���'.��? -^V?--ir��'^^-^--���������<*���; 1*; -'.��.�������������?  ;������'.:���:..   ..���..������.-,-��������� -y-<������������- ,y,y;,yy:i:.-y ��� yyy ���*-��� ���-;���-, -,���,;-= ..������..��� .-,,,;,������ ,*���. .- ���, . .r. sp- -.������������..,.,... -      ,..���;, p a..,. , .-,,....���'���  ���..,<���..���.-���.���> ;.;w^;-.-s;,<-,.-,:-,^^   ���������...��������� .���,.-   . -V  ���    p >' ,.   ..;..,��� -;��������� - ..^p^Pp,,- p . ,.v ;.V p-.- :....-; - .*���.-. ."-..���'.,..;. :.'p!p'P.,.; .-;.,;/���   Pf.. .-yy;  Pp    ;.������������,,���  ^mf^MM0^^/M?lSM:;M.  g  .:-'?f'���*,������"���:,  '������" ���-���'' g>:.  Choice res^  titles guaranteed.   Pbr Partiewlars Apjjiy to  ^'Bitoti-&-C6i-        '������: R. L. T :':  to $250.    Easy terms  SQL  J.   ���V^i-T-V;Il.��.ri' LiGSPECTOB,  FORI   STEELE,  B. C. APRIL -_'fl, 1895*.  Tlie Canadian Ba'nK oi coil  ;,        '    (HEAD OFFICE TORONTO.)  Raid     up    Capital    $6,000,000.  11 ox. (.'iiu. A. Cox. lfividt-nt.  Sterling Exchange Sought and Sold.  H. K.  WaLKKK. <i<-n. Man. | 1'J-ojfC-lod     lines  CRANBROOK BRANCH,  SATL'KDAV. APKIL 29, 13W>.  LOCAL NEWS NOTES.  R.,0. Jennings returned from  a successful trip to Spokane ou  Saturday niorniny. During- his  trip Mr. Jennings visited Koss-  Jand. Nelson, North port. Col-  ville and other joints.  Now is the time to insure  against mountain fever and typhoid. Only , $3 a year and yt'm  get 8l."i a wetk.6 M. A. Eeale,  agent. q< . �� *  Will Kaake, mine lio.-,t of the  Commercial hotel, Cranbrook,  wa.s a visitor at Steele ou Mou-  day. te ^,, ,  For a good Shave, Haircut or  Bath go to C. E Adam's Barber  Shop and Bath Rooms. Successor to Highwarden *fr Son.'     *'  J. A. Harvey went to Cranbrook on Tuesday on legal business.      ��� '  Suioked glasses at Cann's.  Carlin ��!t Durick have received  a carload oi farm,implements.  afternoon  was   most, enjoyably}  passed.  ' Tea and daintv refresh-'  A large number of mining men  and prospectors arrived at Fort  Steele during the past week.  F.resli fruit and candies at Mrs.  ��� Sprague'.s. ' * ���-i  .1. VV. H. Smytlie. of Gran-'  brook, won the gold nugget, and  ���John Grass ick the tea-cosy,  which were raffled Tor ou Saturday last. ,     '      '  lyThe Yello.w Fellow.'; E. C.  Sicrns it'Go. Toronto; Out.', and  Syracuse. X. Y. I5e.it. Bicycles  on the"market, .prices ranging  from -^o.OO" to fctiU.OO. F'irst'-  class lady's or gent's wheel delivered iii Fori Sleele for Sfifi.OO.  K. A. Kiiaskk, Agent,.   - .   ��� ' *  i.  ./. K. ILighbycanie down from  Lhe Big Cliief inine on  Tuesday.  New laid eggs, fresh and large  at  Kershaw's. ' * ,  r  John Ai'llinr. i\ prominent  Spokane iiiiiiingTiian. arrived al  Fort Steele on 'Tuesday. .    ,  I f you want Ki re. Life 'or Accident insurance, or a prolitable  iiiveslinoiit foi" $"> ainonlh. call  on  ;VI. A. P.enle.     > ��     *  Canadian   Pacific   Now    Folder|  Th<-new folder just  issued by  , the   Canadian    Facilie    Knilwayj  ' .-iiiiiiiiariz--, lhe railroad --il uatiou  ceiiipletel\   and   leaves no   room j  for conjecliir" a.s to what Ihe ul- i  I timate plans of 1 hi' company ure. j  ' The folder  show-,   nianv   of   the)  I lie   line    in  i which this section is vitally 'interested is that which leave-, the  .Fori    Steele   junction   crossing  London Agents���The Bank of Scotland.'the Kootenay  m   Fort   Steele,,  j thence uii the east   hank   of   the  ''.    ,.-    ..    cMVTur    k1       *       I Kootenay   rival-   to ,Canal   h'hil.  J. W. H. SMYTHE. Manager. thl,nCP ,/,, the ww,t b;11llc llf thp  Upper Columbia lake, crossing  Dutch cieek and then keeping  up the east bank of Lake Windermere and the Columbia river  to Golden.  This is what the people of Fori.  Sleele and vicinity have been  earnestly waiting for. and il is"  not improbable thai, at least a  part of their desires will bo real  i/.ed this vear. The railway com-,  pany in making the move will  have the friondshipandgratitudo  of ninny people in Kast Kootenay, who have been heretofore  antagonistic" believing lhat the  railway company had not been  dealing fairly by them.  St. John's Church of JSiig-lnud.  Divine .service will be held ' in  St. John's church al 7.f!<A,  Strangers welcome.  Sunday school at 2:X0 p. m.  All the children invited.  Presbyterian Church.  Evening service will bo held  every Sabbath at 7:80. All  welcome. , Sabbath School will  meet at >J p. in.  WINDERMERE  A Good Speculation      A Sure Investment  '���-Mrs. Dimmick gave a   pleasant ������at-home"  on  Saturday  afternoon in honor of the Rev. and  Mrs. Duncan,-and   Mr.   Young.!  A number of the friends of Mrs.!    _, , .  Dimmick were   invited  and  thei   . Tne\hotel   proprietors  n-port  A. L. McDermot has been ap  pointed agent for the Confederation Life Association of Toronto, for the district of Soutl), Fasti  Kooteuav.  The K10UKST ORES EVER'FOUND IN BRITISH COLUMBIA are  in cthe  WINDERMERE  DISTRICT and all camps are tributary to it. ' ' ' ,���   .  a" <?onsiderab]e��� increase  in'   the  nuinber of arrivals.  ��� nients were served. .    ���, ���,...-  i    The C. P. R. lolders announce  The     Watch     Hosmftl      for!tbe  fact   thai   the   Fort   Steele  prompt and first, class Vork.' Joe f stage will meet all trams  at   the  Tae'nhauser,   opposite 'the   Post! junction.  Office , " * ���  I ���    W.   F.    Anderson,    travelling  jwis^euger agent of the C. P., R..  was hi the city on Sunday looking up matters connected with  his department. (  What has been clone towards  celebrating the Queen's birthday  in Fort Steele. If anything is to  be done it is about time tlie committees were at work.'  W. R.,Ross went to Fernie on  Tuesday,on legal business.  .lames Carroll. Kimberley: A.  F. McMillan. Ros-sland: E. Small.  Cranbrook-; were at theDnlgard-  nn on Wednesday.   ' ,  *  AV: J. Wilson, Winnipeg:'J. W.  Arthur. Spokane: M. -Freeman  and wife/ Lethbridgo; F./'L.  Smith, Winnipeg: L. Sch'inmon.  .Matt Kursall. Toronto: were  registered at the International  on Wednesdav.  ,  How He Is Missed.'  ' Colonel Baker left on Frida y  last for. England, will he "be  missed in 'East Kootenay? asks  an anxious subscriber. "Alle  samine'' go down'to the Kootenay river put your index linger .in  the water draw it forth quickly  and look for the hole.  '.      >   ,   .  Terms Easy  e  FOR PULL PARTICULARS ADDRESS  E. J. SCOVIL  Dave ('riJlilli  on Moiuliiv.    ���  lefl  lor  hemic  Mrs. Sprague has just received a fresh consignment of  apples, oranges and candies. ��� *  Mr. S'-iiito went to Windermere  on Tuesday to -make arrangements for opening up a general  merchandise ^tore in that   place.  The largest -dork of <pectaeh'ft  in town al Cann 's.  Arcliif r.eilcli. the Crunbrook  inill man. war- in town on Monday.  The ('onfedei'iilioii Life Association issue- nn unconditional  accumulative policy which is the  most libefiil lib' insurance contract i.-v-ned.- A. 1. McDcniiot.  aii-eiil.  The Le Koi Minim.' A" Smelling Co. lia\e contracted foi: lono  tons of Fernie coke, for delivery  , to their smelter at Nortli port.  Have  your   life'insured   with  the,Confederation Life Association, the rmly company   thai   is  sufts an unconditional  accuiniila  ti've policy. ���!.. A. L. McDermot is  airent. "   ��� .'��� *  'Chas. Estmere. Kimberley;  George Wentworth. Calgary; 'A.  1-1. Harris. Nelson: W. S. Dru-  ery, Rossland: were registered  at'the,Central on Wednesday. 0  The Columbia river is now  open and Capt. Bacon expects  to run a trial trip on Tuesday  with the Hyak. says the Golden  Era. This steamer has' been  thoroughly overhauled and repaired, and was successfully  launched on Wednesday, ready  for the coming' seasons operations.  MI.VINO hkokkk.  XOTAKV PUIiMC  H. P.  *' I ��� I  Windermere, B. C.  I.V.U I'^i.Uc :iuil Ui'iiui'.il .\;.'uiil  ,T        WINDERMERE,    B,   C.  Corri'xponihnct; Solicited.  ;'.-  IIP   L.   T.   Calbraith   left  .Winderniei'i' (urTuesdin'.  for  Francis- u inalcing- '.beaufiful.;  higli linisli, -up-to-date photo.s.  (la.llery hear tier' Wnglish chiircli.  Foi'tPSteele. - *  '.McBride J'h'o's received a carload, of shelf and -heavy hardware on Monday.  The Rev. Mr. Duncan, informs  Thk Pkosimsctoh that he has  now tied the marriage knot eight  times in the Fort Steele district.  He notes that there wore seven  bachelors, one widower, four  spinsters and four widows. There  appear.- to be a neck-an'd-neck  race between (lie widows and  tlie spinsters.  Mcs.sr>. Lee &: Wolf, propric-  toi"- of the Bowling Alley, have  added another all-?**"-lo I heir establishment, which will be appreciated by the lovers of bowling- ll has been d"cided to  throw the alley open one afternoon each week for the use of  the ladies  David Grifrith and W. li. Boss  returned Irom a trip to Fernie  on  Thursday.  A. II. Buchanan, manager of  the Bank of Montreal a< Nelson,  ;md Miss Lily Buchanan, daughter of A. Brock Buchanan of Montreal, were married recently ''���  Montreal.  Kimpton Bro's, owners of the  Selkirk Hotel at 'A thei mar, expect their first consignment' of  liquor frotif Coiden on llie lirsl  boat.  , Mr. Thos. Martin, late gaoler,  has .received a, lucrative appointment, with Messrs McBride & Co...  hardware iJiercliant. Kossland.  HOTEL    WINDERMERE  WI.VDKRMKKK. II   C.  t; '  J. A. STODDART, PROP.  Tlio   Kiiiu-t    Hotel. in "Kaxl. > KuotiNiay'  Everything New  Cuisine Unexcelled  OVKIil.OOIvINO        VV1NDKHMKUK   _ I.AKK  TINE   SUMMER   RESORT  Good     Ikjating     and     Wishing.  McBride Bro's.  ���    ���,-������ ^ ������ - ���   i '���'  -Shelf f Heavy Hardware  Powder, 6aos t Fuse  Cunibcrland    Blacksmith   Coal.       Mining  Supplies,    Drill   Steel,    Etc.  o  THE'   LA KG EST   STOCK   OF   HA lii) WAKE   lNr   EAST  KOOTENA V. ���  Professional.  ^  NORTH  STAR   LODGE  KOUT STKKLK. M. C. ��  -      ,      U. D.  'A. F. AND'A. M.       G. R.B.C.  Ucjiiiliir moetiiif-'s -1st TueMla.v' n: <-iich  month in eif,-hi o'ultn-k. \'isitin? lirutlnMii :u-a  I'Di-dially inviicd  ^\. W. Ui.1,\=;i>ki.i��� Sui-ii-t.n-v.     ���  E. J. WALSH, C. E.  ,M. I "AN. .MX". O.   I''.  I.'oi ini'i-Iy on i-imliici'iiiii; il.ill ol Ki'piirt-  inciH UiiilWiiy^ iuid CinaN. Ciiiiiiil.i. .tnd liitu  DiH'i-liiror Mil' I'ulillc Work- Ocpiu iiih-iiI of  tin* I.iirw.ti il l^liihil-.  SUHVKVS, I'LANS. KSTIMATKS AND  KlOI'OIM'S for Steriifje Itu.-ervnir.-. I''il-  tor Heili-. Wiiter Work-.-. Sunilatioii,  S<>yi-.ii'ii��i' nml l^uxl Di-iiimiHc, Irrijra-  tioii. J'uMii: Jloiid,-und Uritlyi-K. Kiiil-  way.-. Tramway*' &f.  Ottawa, Ontario  and  Fort Steele, B. C.  'I't-I<!t;i'.'iplii'' iiil(lres.s:-  WAI.SII. (ITI'.WVA,  LAKE & GO.  ~       '        '        '       '        -  ��� Dealers    In ���  General Merchandise  ATHELMA.R, B, C,  Prospectors   Supplies   a    Specialty  aROCJKItlKS. HAK1HVAKH1 CLOTH INC. ROOTS and SHOWS.  KdltT Sl'brKl.h DKVKI.OI'.MK.M'SVNim'ATK Wrt>  Uii l.e.ulonh.ill Sn-i-n   l.oiidiiri. Kn^'himl.  N. A.  WALLINGER, FORT STEELE.  POST OFF|(-'������; iid.V .-.  THOJIAS    MeVTTTlJil'  Fori Steele'U.C.  NOTICE.  The iS'.iriiirriliip hiTirtoloi'ii i/xUilnj.- Iic-  l.wi-.rn Wlllimii I'.iiH" ���'"'��� ���1^"'- <'��� I'm l.'i- liw*  lmfiii ilisstil ��<���.<! u�� fi-<��ni Mils dn.v. AIT Ihibl lit.lr-r-  will Wy plilii I'.V WlllliniK'iirllli. All liiirl.lii's ill;  didilf-ijvlo l.lit: tlnii nr'' rwinlred in |ia'.V Mi��  iiiniiiiiii. I" Wllllniii t'lii'llnwIMioiil, di-lay.  , :  WILLIAM CAIII.iN;   '  , .1,   I''.   AiiMU'i'imSii,   AiUiiliiisl.ralor   nf   llio  r��lii'��!(;f .lAMHS'-i::   KUKICK  |.'..,i-iSr..rlc,-;,"illi April. IWiK. ' r;--.1!  .1.  Grcci1,  of  Granl-i'onU-.   was  in town laslSunday.  HUGH   WATT,   M.   D��� C. M.,  CtuixuUntion and   Npicinl  I'rmiiri   On///  OFFICE    HOURS    I    TO    3   P. M.  #��V   Ni-jlit   <-all-   -liould   uo   Hi   Or.  Id-mlit'.  NOTICE.  I hfii-liy uix' nollif Iinil -l.\i> it.iv- .ifl<*r  dntc I liitdi'l in applv In I In-Cliief I Vimini���ion-  i:i-.)f.I.Mnl.s.mid WnrU>. Vlclnil.i, II. ('..loi pt-rr  mission.to.pureiiassi! ���!"? fiillowlnir pl'-ri. of ini-  naciipliMl ��nd imrcsi'rrnii t.'niwii. lauds:' Slui-  ali-d im KnoU'im.T river lii Ilu- Dlsl.ricl of Snulli  'Khs'i. Kooicn^.v. rrnvlnci- nf Uriiisli Cnlumliiii  and ili-surlkcil ��s l>>l!��>��-.--* Ilcirltinliii; Mt tin.-  soulli isisi i-orru'i- <\t Lot MAM: t,li��in'<*''M.-l iii,<Hl  l,wonl.r eliaiiis.irun-f or l��ss In Kooitnay- rlrer:  lhi-iii:i* foll^iTliij; luitik of K'noloiiay river In a  northc.i'l.r nml wenKirij illi-f.rtion , lo liir nnrlh  rasl norni'.r of Lot. :i.V>:t. tiroiip'l. I 'nnUlnlm- In  all rishly ��rrc-morr or I''--. ���'..'���  .KMIN  IIKLL.  l.'orlJSli-clr. .Mari-h I*. I*!*'. I'i-JO.'  Oi'n. .--. McUiii-icr. .1. A. Ilnrvry.  HARVEY & McCARTER'  IJiirri.-ln-.i.   Soticilort..    Xoln'ries   Public,  Conrriiunci'tx eh:  FOKT S'l'KKIJO. li. C.  IJKVKLSTOKK STATION .mil (..'OLDI-'N  COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY      MADE.  //. L. CUMMINS.  * /'. I. . S.   <i  V. I'J,  Furl Stool's  H.C.    '  W, l{.  Kil.--. , U,   VV. UnuJliUKB.  ROSS& IIIiRCIIAIliK.  Barristers     -      -      SoliciLors  NOTARIES PUBLIC  CONVEYANCERS. . .  Norl  SI Me.   II.   0  T.    EDE  LAXIJS and MINES  NOT A It V  PUBLIC  CONVEYANCE!*  Fori Steele,      - B. C.  ; FOIiT STEELE '  Assay       Office  (KMahllslil.il  IW:tl  y..-'.  WALLINGER A NELSON, AMALGAMATORS.  .Suni'ik's mav Ik> left, at Assay <ini��'C or  vriUii'K. A. Klton- A, Cd.  CHAS. ESTMERE, C. E.,  Kesil- Estate aiu't^Miuing- Broker  A ���������ont,  lor   ISiit'iilsi'jIts   I.if,..   AsHiu-anue  <,''oiii|)any.  ���'.'���������  KIMBERLEY, B. C.  <.'orrnNpoiiil(Mn.'�� Solicli.f.d  r. O. Afldrcss,  lviiiiln>i-i,,v v;a Oraii-  Iii-ikiU. It,-C.

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