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The Prospector Aug 19, 1899

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 -A-"  Z)  /,  A..V  X  .. 6^-*2  *  " #'1'.HE PROSPECTOR II.'.s l'-HKNX:  �� '                                              *  |-> ATI'OINTKII Till'.  OI'llCIAI.   #  "X I  '* GOVERNMENT   GAZETTE     f  # Koi Smith Kj-sI Kootenav. ���&���  & ���*"  # . ���*  *  ;,  7:-;s p.-^cspector co:;-  ���*  ���*-    TAINS ALL   PUBLIC SO-  >.< TICES and gives the  v.   latest telegraphic  *    AND LOCAL NEWS.  *  *  *  &W'%K'iiii-X: 4r-*.5#-Si.*-JS>>--*-*-> J��.-*s;?  *  Voi. 5.  EORrl\STEE��.E,  13. C. SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 1S99.,  No  New Advertisements To-aay.  J] litli warden A Son  ���������   ���  II. W. li.ii nes. Chief l.H-on-.e Inspector.  Hiiwc (Jro'iii MiiiiniiComii.iiiy   . I'.i<*-  'The  North   Star   Mining   Company.  The North Star  Mining Company of East- Kootenay. , Ji.   C.,  limited, with an authorized capital of $1,500,000. in shaj-e.s of  #1  '.each, of which   1.040,000  shams  '.have been allotted  in  full  pay-  -nient of the property,   and  40<>.-  [-.<|(I0 shares have been  placed   in  ihu    treasury,    to    provide   for  working capital and other  purposes of the company.     The  director   of  this  company  which  j promises to  be  of  great  fame.  Lire Donald D. Mann. Hon. A. A.  Thibaudoau,' H. S. HoK. William  [Mackenzie,  and  Charles  E.   L.  |i?orteous.       ' " ,   ,  This company is formed under  ii he laws of British Columbia,  (with non-personal 'liability, all  j objects being set forth in a mem-  lorandum of the association.  An arrangement has been en-  Itered. into with the National  l'lYusts Company of Ontario to  }.ict as'transfer' agents, and all  .ransfers must bo made( at their  itrice. No certificates will be  [valid unless countersigned by  fcheni.  [ACTIVITY ABOUT WIND3RMEBE  ti.   Large   Amount   of   Development  1 s    and Assessment Being: Done.  Winder in ere.' Aug. 10.--A  ;rea,l deal of assessment and .development work is going' on in  fthe Windermere district at the  present time.,- On, Toby rcreek  find',' its', tributaries .- numerous  [prospectors are doing their an-  lu rial, assessments. ,"0"n the north'  [fork of Toby some development  lis being prosecuted on the Del-  Iphine.' and also, on the B. C.  [group owned by ,Mr.H. B. , Foster: while on Boulder creek i and  [the neighboring gulches much  J.vork is being, carried on." On  rhe Mary G.. one of the Sitting.  jBiill group, which is under bond  (to R-. R. Bruce of Nelson, two  [feet of shipping ore is being  bpeued up. This ore carries a  [nigh percentage of grey copper  land some ruby silver, .and will  (average over K'O'ozs. in silver  [and 1)0 per cent lead.  North of the Mary G. with the  (Alice intervening, is tho Silver  I Thread group, consisting of the  [Silver Thread. Dividend and  [Paying Teller. This property  [is owned by Messrs. Hauph Taylor and Mather, was. under bond  [to Messrs. Collett, Staubird and  f Roborson, and has recently been  acquired by them in connection  | with Mr. Robert Mulford of Now  I York.  Ten men  are  at  work   under  |\Mr. Norman'  Sutherland   of  the  Homestake.   mine   Black   Hills.  Land   are   pushing   development  work vigorously.  . The properly   is  showing  up  well  witli  some  twelve  feet of  lean   ore  averaging  $u7t.00   all  'values.  Across the gulch on the  fisweepstake group belonging to  j ihe same parties, men are doing  assessment work. This ledge is  I.showing very well and the ore  ^carries considerable gray copper  (mixed with; the galena; in fact,  this property bids fair to be a  [mine of no small size.  A trail has, been   built   over  J from  Law's creek; to  the'/ Red  [Line group at the head  of Mao-  M.onald  creek.     The pi-bperties  in the vicinity of  the . Red  Line  are being prospected and the re-,  [.suits are very flattering.    There  | js every indication that this particular part of  the  mineral   belt  [���will be the scene of great activ~  ['���Sty within the next year.  The   Government   have   been  asked to build a wagon, road up  Macdonald creek, which will be  very necessary for the development of those properties.  The trails in this district are  in bad condition and need attention. It is expected though that  snow will shortly come to the  aid of the Government and coyer  up and obliterate the worst spots  on the different trail.-,: it i's devoutly to be hoped that something will --pop". ��  THE ST. MARY'S COUNTRY.  Moyie Mines. ,  Steam was turned on at the  new compressor at the Lake  Shore mine on Thursday last.  The pew machinery is now  beimz" installed in the new mill  at'the St. Eugene mine.  There is great activity in that  vicinity. ' . A large number of  mines,are being developed. The  concentrator-. , compressor and  other'buildings are being pushed  to completion by the company.  DEVELOPING BRITTLE   SILVER.  A    New    Location    on    Wild   Hores  Creek.��� Will Ship(Ore Next  Spring.  Pour men ,are now employed  in the development of the Brittle  SilvQ]L=group of claims, which  are situated on the head waters  of Sheep creek, over the" divide  from Wild Horse creek. This  work is to ascertain if at depth  the ore body gives the same  showing as was apparent on the  surface. Tlie development so  far consists of an open cut of 15  feet in length, from which a tunnel will be drove to crosscut'the  the ledge at a depth pi" fifty feet.  On. the surface the lead was  stripped across'.the vein" for'"six  feet, and the indications are that"  it is fully twenty feet wide. At  present it has the appearance of  bejng a true fissure, but this cannot be'determined until the ledge  is crosscut and both walls shown  up. It is tlie intention to rind out  what there is in it, and as speedily as possible put the property  on a shipping basis: in fact, the  ore, now being taken out is of ex-'  cellent quality, but no ore is being taken out except such as is  encountered in tho course of development. J. W. Arthur of  Spokane is largely interested in  the proposition, and he is of the  opinion that' ore for shipment  can be taken out much easier  than is usual on properties which  show so little development. Mr.  Arthur further states that in  shipping, the ore will have to  come, down Wild Horse creek  and pass through Fort  Steele.  John Bull Group.  Mr. Harry Bradford came  down from the John Bull group  of claims where he has been engaged in developing these properties. Mr. Bradford says that a  funnel has been run for a distance of ."i feet on the ledge  which lias a width of nearly  eight feet. The ore is a copper  pyrites averaging 1:5 per cent  copper. '2\ ounces in silver, and  $.r>.60 in gold. Mr. Bradford returned, to the mines on Thursday.        '    On the Dupont Group.  Eight men are at work on the  Dupont group of mines on Boulder creek. A pack train loaded  with supplies, went up on Monday. .'". ,    '.' ."'',;.���.,     ,'  -���   At Canal Flat.  Prospectors are beginning to  go into the upper Kootenay country beyond Canal Plat. Messrs.  Bullman and Hardy started out  a few days ago.  D Granger of Canal Plat lias  made some, locations on Finley  creek, some of which are most  promising. On the surface the  ore .is-a high grade.  A Promising- Field for the Energetic  "���-    " ������  -.t rospector.  ,  ��� Tin-; Puosi'iot.TOn has frequently called attention , to the  St, Mary's country as being a  most, promising field for the  prospector and. miner. Within  the past few months a number of  high grade copper leads have  been uncovered, which has simulated research in that direction,  and- now the ' prospectors are  penetrating the mountains, in a  few months the St. Mary's country will be as familiar as Wild  Horse.  One of the most recent discoveries mentioned are the locations  made by Chris. Kolle arid^T. p.  Baker oi" Kalispell. 'They 'are  the owners of three claims, the  Montana'. Uncle' Sam and Copper Union. These claims are  situated about a mile north of  St-. Mary's Jake, south of ' the  Petty group. The development  work consists of <>_ feet of tunnel in high grade copper ore  with values of '68 per-cent copper, $4.40" in gold, and two ozs.  in silver. There, are' several  other openings' on the property  showing the ledge to be from six  to twelve feet in Avidth .,��� The development of the property will  be continued.  The   New   Tunnel   on   the   Golden  1   ' i Fleece.  Work on the Golden Fleece recently bonded to E. C. Egan- is  now going on. - The new tunnel  which is to prospect the mine at  a depth of 400 feet, is'now in :55  feet, and it is,in, this tunnel that  the recent' strike of rich ore  was ; made. The contract for  doing,the work has been-, let to  W. S. Forsyth of Port Steele.  * J_^_   \     On the St. Mary's River.  Last week Thio Pkospkctou  made mention of a strike having  been made on a claim in the upper St. Mary's country. It is  now learned that the strike was  made on a claim owned' by Geo.  Urqhuart and others, who have  been developing tlie property for  the past three years. It is reported that there is ten feet' of  solid copper ore opened up on  the claim by means of a 'tunnel  and cross cut.  confluence wiih Wild Horse  creek, has mad��>an important  strike in ihe workings of the  property, of ore which gave a  value of $7:>.00 to the ton. He  says the pay streak is 14 inches  in width. About >500 feet above  the outcrop the same character  of ore has ' been encountered,  which will give even better values. It i> the intention of the  owners to further..develop the  property.  Empire Bonded.  It is learned that the Empire  claim on Bull river has been  bonded by the owners��� to Chas.  Estmere of Kimberley. The  price wa.-�� not made known. The  Empire is a well known property  and has been  favorably  spoken  of." _         '  Mining Notes.  M}\ Kellogg, superintendent  of, the , North Star group of  mines, has made an examination  of the Estella group of claims,  which are, situated ' on Tracy  creek. Mr. Neil MacleodCurran  has an option on the property,  which he holds in the interest of  eastern Canadian capitalist.  C. D. Porter," representing the  Kansas City Refining &' Smelting Company,'was in the city,,on  Wednesday. Mr., Porter is interested in mining' property on  Perry creek, and on the North  Star mountain, and will pay them  a visit before lii.s'return.  N. A. Wallmger spent a couple  of days at the'' property of tlie  Lewis Creek-Milling Company  on Tracy~creek thisrweck.     The  AFTER JOE MARTIN.  Another 'Strike on the John L-  J: H. Conklin was down from  Tracy creek on Monday last. He  says a new strike has been made  on the John L. claim. In sinking the shaft, at a depth of sixty  feet another ore chute was encountered, and the bottom of the  shaft is now in ore. This is the  fourth ore body the shaft has  passed through.  The Bowery Girl.  W. R. Cox the owner of the  Bowery Girl claim, located on  Bear creek, a tributary of Wild  Horse creek, says that on the  claim is one of the largest contact veins, in , the Wild Horse  country. An incline shaft lias  been sunk Infect, and that depth  the ore is showing up splendidly.           Perry Creek.  Joseph Walsh returned from  Perry creek on Saturday, where  he has been doing assessment  work on the Mastodon, a claim  owned by W. R. Ross and others.  This claim is about thirty miles  from Fort Steele, aiid eight miles'  above the old town. Mr. Walsh  returned to Perry creek on Tuesday, where he will do assessment  work on claims 'belonging,to Mr.  E. J. Walsh.   '  Rich Ore on Brewery Creek.  T. C. Armstrong, who; is interested in tho Port Steele mineral  claim on Brewery creek near its  work at'-present consists in stripping,the ledge to determine its  extent. The showing so far is  most encouraging..  ,If all .reports are true, the  Tracy creek district bids fair, to  be one of ��� the most 'important  sections of the Port Steele Mining Division. The derelopment  of the Estella and the rich ore  now being taken out has ��� led to  increased activity on all of tho  properties. - There are probably  more men engaged in actual development than in any other  tributary district.  Hon. George E. Foster, one of  the owners of the Dibble group  of mines, will decide what will  be done with that property upon  his arrival at Fort Steele, lie is  expected here at an early,day.  ' It is learned that R. A. Kimp-  ton was so well pleased with the  -returns from the Delphine ore  shipped some time ago, that he  is making preparations to ship  several car loads this fall.  Assays made this week of ore  from the Brittle Silver group  gave the following returns,  '66.-0 per cent copper. l.r)7.} ozs  silver, and $12.80 in gold.  There are ten men working on  the development of the Tontine  group.        .   -  P. C. Stoess bf Spokane is expected in town on Sunday. He  will go up to examine the properties of the Bull River Mining  & Milling Company on Quartz  Creek. ,  Mr. Clias E. L. Porteous, sec:  relary of the North Star Mining  Co. and Mr. Neil -MacleodCurran, manager, were in town  on Thursday. Messrs. Porteous  and Cut-ran left on Friday morning for Bull-River.        ���''���'.'������������  The Owan Sound Boy. ���'���        i  Mr. Chas Estmere who lately  purchased this property, reports  that ore has been struck, on the  fraction, the ore is of the snine  character as: that found on the  Hamlet. This fraction is an extension of the Hamlet, on the  north.  Suspended By the  Benches   of  Law  Society.  (Siicciul to Tub I'kosi'KC-iuh )  Victoria, li. C, Au<j\ 1.">.-Hon.  Joseph Martin, ex-attorney general of British Columbia, has  been suspended by the Benches  of Law Society for one week,  the suspension to take place  October 1. for practicing champerty.       _,  '_ .  TELEGRAPH BRIEFLETS.  ftpri-l.ll toTHK  I'HilSI'Kt-rOK.    "  , Winnipeg, Aug. IS.���A terrible storm has swept the Scot;  tish coast.  Serious forest fires are reported from New York state.      " '   -  More recruits for the Philippine Island are being called for  by the U. S. government.  The Winnipeg 90th Rifles received an enthusiastic reception  yesterday at Grand .Porks/- Dakota. ' ���   r  '  ��� A party of six people were  drowned near the U. 'S. capital  while driving onto a Ferry boat.  0 Canada will hold all disputes  with the United Stales open until the Alaskan boundary question is settled.   ' ?  The Saskatchewan river is  overflowing its banks seriously  at Edmonton: the water is the  highest known during a period  of seventy.years.  "One of the" most interesting-  features "of the Dreyfus trial yesterday was a statement of Col.  Renry's���wido'w. Unless serious  complications set in, Dreyfus  counsel, M. Lapdri. who was shot  will' be able' to 'attend court  next week. ������.  . Walter Wellman and- the survivors ,of his polar, expedition  have arrived at Tromsoe. Nor-  way. New lands, were discovered in the far north. .. ' ��� <.  President Wicr. director Smith-  and ex-accountant Lemieux, of,  the Villo Marie Bank of Montre-,  al, have been arrested for making alleged false" returns  Ti'F.kuav:���Pive hundred Filipinos were defeated by the  American troops at Qubiqna,  four miles east of Malolos.,  The assassins and would-be,  murderers of M. Labori,although  hunted have not been found.  "The crack cricket teams of  England and Australia have begun their fifth match."  Sir Charles /fupper would  have, arbitration or a Canadian  Yukon railway.  The Columbia, again defeated  the Defender by over thirteen  minutes over a :JS mile course.  An investigation of the. way  that stage companies handle the  mail sacks in the Boundary creek  district has been commenced by  Mr. Hewitt Bostock. M. P.  Dewey is ill with a fever. He  remains on board the Olympia  in the harbor of Leghorn.  Wei>n1-:st)AY:���The Columbia  again defeated the Defender'by  eight minutes and ~r2 seconds.  Americans held as prisoners  by tho Filipinos complain of  being starved and beaten.  Labori, Dreyfus counsellor  will live..- Appeal for adjournment, not allowed: cannot interrupt the trial.  ��� Cuba''requires' time to recover  from the effects of the war, and  is in no shape for independence.  A 'Montana posse captured two  bandits after a chase which, occupied four days.  Germany suggest that tlie only  solution of the Samoa i.sland  problem is to turn them 'oyer to  Germany.  sued   an imperial  order to  the  effect that Talien Wan shall be "a,  free port.  ' On Sheep Creek.  C. A. Klingensmith has-been,  spending a few days at his claim  on Sheep creek. He says he has  stripped the ledge' on the  Highland King and has ascer-  tained'.that it is 1:2 feet wide. He  brought down some line  samples from the Highland  King,' Misaba and Rose K.. The,  ore from the King is highsrrade,  assaying $10d in all values. The  samples 'from the other claims  will run well in galena and. cop-  1 "���>'���      '  Estella.  Development is rapidly progressing on this property. The  main shaft is down 92 feetj , A  cross-drift has been run from the  bottom of the shaft'for a distance  of fourteen feet, all in,, ore. and  no wall (Micounlered. A new  tunnel has been commenced 17*0  feet below the shaft, and is being drove on the ledge. It is in  '22 feet, in ore.-  The Estella can be, .classed  as ,  a producing mine,  and  as   the:e ,  is nearly a thousand tons.of ore  on the dump, can become a,shipping mine as soon-as transportation is afforded.  Will Expert the Red Line.  ���D. J.0McDonald formerly provincial inspector of mines, has  been appointed ���,to the position  of chief mining expert for the  new-Mackintosh syndicate.- Mr.  McDonald loft for Windermere  Tuesday last for the purpose of  examining, the Red .Line group  of , mines , recently acquired v obty  Mr. Mackintosh."    ,���    , '  At The Sullivan Group.  Recent   development   on  the  Hope claim, show that ihe late  strike is one of lh�� most important yet made. The ' ledge has  been si ripped for nearly .">(�� feet,  and a l(i foot shaft sunk, disclosing a bed of high grade carbonates, assay returns show a value  of $44 to $.")0 per ton. The bottom of the shaft is in clean carbonates. The ,new shaft al the  intersection of the Hamlet and  Shylock claims- continues to  make iv satisfactory showing,  the ore is ��� looking much better  and the values improving.  At tin informal meeting of the  directors and officers of the Sullivan Mining Company held in  Spokane on the I nth hist, it was  decided to install an air compressor at once and prepare  for shipping ore as soon as the  railway is completed.  In Trouble.  The Kootenay Water Supply  company, whose plant is near  Waneta. ].��.��� C. is in great  trouble! The eastern .shareholders are asking the Now York  courts for a legal investigation  into tho affair.-* of the company.  The company was organized several years ago under the laws of  Arizona with the main office at  Rochester, New York. George  Goodhue was the promoter of  the scheme. A large'amount of  expensive machinery wasjuistall-  6d, and the work of getting gold  from the anrifrirous'.'. gravel was  commenced, but the gravel did  .not yield the returns expected  and. the company ��� became insol-  vent.���"rnhe. New York Herald devotes considerable. spii'ce:> in  showing up the. matter.  W. If. Knowltori, chief engineer of the Kootenay Valley  Railway has resigned, and will  be succeeded by N. D." Miller,  formerly chief engineer of the.  fhe Russian Emperor has   is-JGreat Northern Railway. ."i'.-liv!.
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ami thatthisordei- i.iepiilili.slieil intwo consecutive Weekly-1, issues ' bf, the :';'-J.-,i-osi)t-c'ioi-'V-:i'-
nevvspapei-' piiblislieil lit. Fori Steele in,, the
Coiiniy.ir Kooteiuiy. 1!;,!",.„'!:.'';■::....:'""'■'.'■;,;•''.,.'/:
"."'■'''.'.';■' ' .;'.'.'.--;;' -"'(SKil.i.l.'A... Foi-in;.!/!
„Ci-eilitoi-.s liiul other claiiiianl.s' slioukl llle
tlieii-'! ciaitiis! with .1.'.,'F. ■'. Ai-iiistroh>r. , Oilicial
,Ailn-iinisti-atoi-:'l--orl, Steele. 1:1.'.'C..,'--('.-.'!!,:.•  ■"■'i  ^r
.   Mineral Act^ 1896.',
'•,.-■',!   ';,  .(I-TiiKM   F.)  ■;!   '-,-;  .'!.
,' ■ -■ t-iOTiCE.    ':,-■:■■'"';■;■■':--•
• Bit; il'liief Minf-nil Claim situate'in the Fori
Steele Atiiiink Division of EasX- Kootenay District. ' ..'.'.'.:'■,. ■■:: " .:'!'* -' '.,,.'-.. , ' ' <
Where •Ideau-fl:—On' the' '"iiortii .side:'■ of
IJouivlei" creek. Kas'i lvoo,irenii.V. alVout'two miles'
from the mouth.     : , ;      '■";.'■  \. ' ,,:,.:"
-yiolvion Coin Mineral C'lalui.,si tuati.- I it (tlM-'
•Fort Steele Mininu' Division of lOaSt. Kootenay
District.-        .' ■     -;      ■""■?;■''.. .        ■',, .   '.''*'..! ...'.:
Wiibre located:     On   Houlder'Criiel;! I-iiist!
Kbote'iiay- adjoiniin.'; the  .Bis.'   Chief ..Mineral
"'.ojia:y District.,  :,'    ;■' ''.•-, -.' i Claim. :"','■■       ■!''   .'■-■ .-■■'.':'■'/'■   ':';!'':'!,
''Where ibeiMi'il:    Abbul"'ihrvv 'miles -above j".      Anies  .Mineral Claim,  situate' in tin'-   Fort
'lhe, hviils-'e <>a -Hlk;Kivetv ,.-.': ,       j Steele Minim-- l.iivi>ion ol Kast  Kbot. nay   Dis-
"     Take ndtiee; tliat.i, Charles. F. Smith, lis-'eiif.] trict.'   '     ".' ■        . .   ',   .     ".. ','.'''
. ..for°Harolil WiiiterfoU.mi. Fn.-e Miner"- Wrtlli-.i Where ibcate.i:     On- Houl'iler' Creek;  Kast
eate No.'---';il iii.a': iiiyii'li-'sixty day-- frmn  ti'.;..- j Kootenay.'.-i'djoinin^   tin1 ,,liit;; Chief  SlJn'enU
Mate liei-eof.lo i),ppiy ,&  tJie'Miuim.'' l-lec.riU-r : Claim.'      ;' -^     '"'',"■ '■■■■■. !,';,
;;ior a Cei'lill'-iileof linii'roveiiii-iiis.'Jor -jie 'pin- i       ,:i";l keiioiice, thai J. -Wiliiuiii li. lit.
'pose of ohiaininir ■[ (.."ro-.v-n '.'.riiTit
■ claim,   .!" ■'' „'';.''!.,
"Anil fiii-thei- take notice ;hat
^eciloii il.ri' liiust be ciiuimrric/'d Wi.sp
a!li:i-i'if'<m;li1'>t'ti,«<":i'l'-' of'iiiiproVem
|):i|i"il -this -.'v'lh -Ta-.y
■..   notice.'; "■ .-, ..',;.,'
,-;.' '• 'I'hi'->.Mii!.-Iii.tiisl>" Mi'l'si-'.-a,; r;':i:i*.. >i:tai'L'
'•.-iii.- l-'o'r:, Si,i-:;e Miuiii.''IJ:--';s!'":;,'.'';  ''"<>:- !\"«
•-miy Dlsii-it-t- ■:'■'.'.■.    .
Wiii.-i-.'- lo.-'aii-d: ■  ,\i...s: ;•!:;.- -   m:!---  •.'•.
rlii-.-Ui-ii-lii-ioii K!i: W.i-.--".
'   -  Tdke ni'itici-''-iiar.!.. i.-'han.-,;.- F-Siiii-.-!-.. w
;ior I'hn-l'-s It. Miick.'i'i'ti.^ii. l-'r-'-i:   .VhiiV-r"-  C
iim-a'te-'^i.'..''"---'";"'^" ititi-mi.oiM;. '^-0> '-.■■■■' '
''0.ate'hei;i-i.!.''-.-'-.ii>:i':.y   ■<■   Me-'.Mil:::.:.-   !i>-.-^
lor, a 'Ci-i-:i tii-aie -if Jiiiie'Ci.'in-tit-. :;'r-::;•- .]><
pose .'if nbtalriill'L-.;. 'V:'.-.1 r, '..:>--,.-.   -it    t.:•■-...:.'
i-laitu,    , !     ';.   ' ,     ' ',',  V       ■      ■
'..   Ami .'iirther ink.'-ri'o'.ii.-'-   <"■■■■'■  ■■■■<■■'■ ■■:,.■'.■■•
. mVijoii :'.T', lnli>V: be c.i!ll':li-:;H-.,d :--"...;'" !.!■•': S=
,;i:ice ni s-.n-h I'V-rritleat'- ■■: Iniiirn'.-:;!','•:.:'.s. ■
l-V Jl,
!-,.■ above m;.'. S",k ]'vi;:i a, ifi/i-m lor Iv. .1. Hi^hliy, i-". il. I.',
,'...'   /No. UHI-JS-  Wiilu-r: Van Ai-sdiik'ii. F.   M. ■ 0.   No.
titm.  ui.'l.-i': ii ;iH:a und H:, I.; Amine;.F. M! C. Xo. II'.isS'.i'a.
• ',■>• ti:r'i.>':- i b'AKeiv-o* the al?ii\e uiini-ral e|;iiins ;ikin.i\vn :i„s
• the liii' C'i'.iel i.t'i-oup). iiilei.iil: sixty dii.vs  from
! -.3;e d:,!.,- hei-'-olio apply to the Minim:  (ii.-eoi-d-
:a--r "[ro:: ('.'ertiiieiite-.  'd   Unprnvt.-inenls   for... the
' pn;-pu>n'..;   oii-.aimii;.-   i"r.'iwn   lirunis  ol   liu-
' above'..';:':!.').--,      ' ',-■:'■
;-•'     Aii'.l'.fiirfhei-.i.-iki- nutice. Unit aciion -iiiiiler
;-'S'.a-,:i[|.n '■'■' iii'-i'H !,«' eoiiitin irceil-tielof'e-the Ism.i-.
; :ii:ce •-.! -:ich ("ertilii-jin- in Ilupr'i'v.-iih-jiin.
i >.:;.■>!:'!::> :.-::.|vl'-.'i:iy of.Iiuii-! lsii-.i.
1    ::'-::.;. '' "'    :      ■    '...    W. ij.'kosS.
'(Jc-rlijiciilc, of- JiiiiiroiidineitJN.   !
:';."'„', ..}■'■ NOTICE. fi\;' fifi'fi 'V.'fi'fi
,', ;"'l'he Bluel'eter."'--'i'li(! VVlieel o't" l-'ortune;"
"The Xiiuui.'.'.—t'he Aiuster" and, -iilue .Peter
Fraction" iliiioi-al. Claim's situate'in the Fort
Steele jfin'i iik Divisional: South Kast Kootenay
.District.;,:,!''! '.■.'■ .' .-.V . ". ,';'.    " '\fi'\y   '-''':-;
.':, VV'here located txO.n 'AlkiCreek, rimr.mil.es
fi-oin'.hOad ot',tSl. :\iar.v:.s i.ake,, ■',-, ...',-'
.-;■'■-' Take-notice -i-luiti-'J Clciineiit'. Iluntcerford,
'Pollen l-'-rce Miner's Cerliiicate Nii. ll^l.'in'., in;
ten'd.r sixty days from the.iialuhe'reof. tii apply,
to.t'he iMiiiiiifcCilecbrdor lor.ii.Ceri.iiicaie of l.m-
provemenls, fertile purpose ol'olitainiiiK thrown
(I'raiits of the aliijye chiiuis..'
..And fii'rt'liet: take'notice  that action, Hinder
section :p". must lie coiiiiuenced bet'orethe issuance of such Ceijtiiicale of :ini|jroveuieiits.
■\    Dated thiSUth day ofAuKUs'l, ISUii..   ,- "  .'■''
:)•-'-in ;(;i.KMi-:x'r(1'i-tu,voKi>'i--OK!.) i'tn.iiK.v.'
Gently/'erected, ,^ aii dc t/neati y-": i'iir^
nished 'throngliont'-fi yfi/fifi'-C^-^k-
:,"■■ Cosy.and Comfortable Rooms;   :;
Thiii -Bur siijipliert';' with thiv., BF.ST
- '; •' tliratids of .L'iqupr.s iiikI Ciyttrs.; •  ,; -•:.
y;;:. ■'&:■ c.:;betx&hen ;;-,;,:
|The   Jeweller f
:fi;':\SA.D,DLE'&i?^A&K :H(3RSES. i";w-
..r'KA'M ING '<) I' ?A I; IJ K IXI)S A SPKCIA JA'\'.'
r": -V ,:! :   ■;-". ' ■ GUAllANT'KK'nV''7 '■ ' ■:' ■,■-/,'""' !''  :
■FOlt'J.'  STIOEtK;
■ ■;.yiNi?;.;impor,ter of;;;,/;:
:v:: 'font: Steele, BfG; :'";
Mineral Act,  1896.    ;:
<-: :       ',''■■'   iFihi.m I-'.),
/,'cr/i/iatfli: oj'J'iu/irorent'^.'/s.
i.-.'hereby ^r. i-n.l hat uppiii-a'iioii -liiis
,- ;.. lib-' iliii,in-able lhe' Millisl.-r of
:-):-•.. -.v:|j. wli.im uliih's have been .ii--
:■ ^'-nir,--^.''oi.'':.. ..ivcl.;. ' bridge. ' >.vit h
in ill- -,|ci!i'. nler. the Fpp.-l- 1,'oluiil-
■ :l,t     a   poin'l    Icijk'.vii   a.-:   liie Sa.liiinii
:.".-.;:: .u-.a.:
.''•oldie V\"i
: lit:.    I.'
Dated '.
1.1, day,ot .il-'iv
,.!■' NOTICE.'
■ 'Tlic'.--i(i'i:-'i.-i"-.i|ili'-iVl!''"lai
i-'i.ll, .Sti.-e.'h- 'Miiiiii'.' Hi-.)--;..ii -I
'fiistrii.-t.    '
I-'. I.'AI!-I,l:".l;-I'iri"|-(I,\".       .   ",
'-, ' 'liii-t'r.'.'.mml.^ione;- ol l.'aiids ,V Works
■ I,',i!:.::-.a.-al -A'(i,j-j-:....j H-fiiii'iiiji-iii..   .      , '
'.';.•!..:'.a. !l. f,'.., !:...li Jan.-   I>".i!i. '    •:'l'-!.-;.-
.   '.:',. "NOTICE.    ..'   /[■     •  y
■";. The :-.Mystery" Mi.iierul l.'liilin sitiiaie inlhe Uy
l-'oi-t Stei.-le Mliiitij: i.iivislim ijt . Suufli l-:ii,st j "
l\inil.euay District. ,        ..:,',
' ' Where located:,   Mn, A!ki   I'.'iiyk 'fl'.i   miles
I'nmi head of Si. Mary's Lake.
|        Take, notice   that   1.  Clement   lliin^erford
j'l'olleii. I-:. IK I".   Xii! 'IWliln  ayi.-nt  loi-i liolierl
j-Deuar. I'!.ree A'liner'.s l.ti-riiiii-iite No. ntiiWl.-Jiily
,! -hd., inienil,,sixty days from the dale hereof,' to
''apply to Hie Minimi Uecoi-der lor a, (Vrtillcate
of lin|ji-Ovemenis.' lor the purpose, of. <>l 11..-1 inili'jr
a. I.trouii Grant of the above- claim.   .,.   ■
And furl her lake notice Ihat action., under
si-efiiiii ■'ii'. inusi be i-oiunn.-iiced before the issuance of such Ceriidejue ofdiiipi-iivotneiils.
;'"' Dated tills lnh day of Ain-\ist. IS'.iii.
;i:i- III   i .'I. I-.AI l-;N'l', 11 V N'l 11-: U1 FOK' D I 'I) I. f.KN.
Certificate of liripi-ovomont.s.'   '."'.■
':fi-fifi:fi' 'Fort; SteeIe.';B..0.''-^"'■■'.^''
General: Blacksmith.   [■■■■■
/ AND JOBBING.       ,
l'inin^i.''-Work,i:-,.a-'"' Specialt}'.'
Ijivery, : Feed- ;;and;\:Sale  Stable.
"■■■■ -"'-;'•■,   Fort Steele.V-B.' C. :: ,;. e.-■■;'
■■'.'.'.,. '','"'     '"        .   " i'-,     .-■■*■.-     .'.;■; .        ^>,'"
' 'l.'l-:AMiN(.:,()l-'A I.I. IC.IXI.l.S .sOuoi'tki:)." '
'.'.:-':./..■'*■'.•."'■!;!; Kext'iuiOriehialHotel  '■..';;~.'\£:;.;.';,:'
;;,'•,:,;;■; I;'. 'f,o.r't;. Steele, 'b.\C.-.-i fii:M-.:.'i:
All'kinds of hair. \y'or]c0" fi'fi',: :.fi^::fi
', "'..^^-...•■'i'::.,;,:,'.'v:j.-'..: .;;.{^'.--'--!^Jir-L"^j[5oic-ivt.lty;r;:'-
Every thing- Strictly First .^Class-:;" UjM
1   NOTICE. '"'■,,,
'l.'liy ••Miiliii-an".' Mlni-i'al, i.'liiim sllnal.e Iii
Illi-Kin-I Steele Miililn/ I lh ision of, .l-'.nSI- Ko-il-
.-i.a v lilsti-icl.       . ,: . '        '••",'
the 1'ai-k   Iii
lli.'1'.'..l. I" ■'!•
■ d 'ibiainiia::
near Marl; i Ireek.
"J. GKICE, D. D. S.
Gi-iiilliiito I 'llilafi<tl]il(,i:i.|)i:iit.;il t.'olloo-,0
Riverside    Avenue,
FoltT'-STFIOI'-d*:,  H. o.
nice ilint. I ;i.-iini-s A. lln
at !
And I i.'M b-T
-.1 ..ui-li'i '.-rtllli:
.inn i-i;i.mii.
iviu-lqii;;    I l-i
-.-rdKi |.i-ria-i
■ lijiu ieln'i-1 ;
■ I'-ri.-e Mill
i-l- s I .'ertllieato
.'ll.ll   liliWl-T
.. I il III I i)
'.".ur.n-.-A." intend, .-ix i v days fi-oin' il
.if, lo apply in lin-   MUiiin- "l.'i'.'l.i-ii.'
! i'ei-1 illi-.iil-.' in  l:iipriivi'iiieiiis.   li
Mn-   niirpi.i
111,iits*-; aN"ii s11; \ i■ ai\'i-1,\'(.:.
aei<in;;   ti.i iiihiiii-
-i-ii in-ii r   i In-    M
iblainiii!: a,i Vnivii Crntu .-.| lhe :'i Imv: i-ln
Ail,I  lli'rtlii'r/lilke'liot'ii-i- Mini    a,-l'i,.|i.   on
t i.ni:;;, inii.-.i beciiunneiii-i-ii in-ioi-e ine i..;
.. i.f .-urli'i -i-rtillcaii- nl, Imjiiinvi' in-..
.1. ,\, n:\i:\"i:
.1. a., iiAia i-:v.
Si.•.-!.'.  !!.'<■ !
I la|.-d tlii-' si li day nl  All:'
'A I.I "I.MIMS-i
d I'AI'KK   IIA.Nlll.Ni:
''(-ilvT STKKIJ*;.  J ■:.'.(..-..
All    Wdi'-lc   |i.r'()iii|i| l,y iioiic
[^^fi^Q.'Ali^OLl)':: '■'[:
iViitkes .rejjftiliir:'.trii).s t'roui For
Steele .Tuiictioi.i to Fort) Steele.. -
Delivbre'd ' 01/ day '.ol': nrrival.
Leave oi.-der.s with     ,
■'..'- :""m: a.beale.;
,.      WIND.IOK.MIOK'h;.  II. C.
Tli.v ' l-'ini.tst    llnli'l   in   Kii.st   Ktioti'imv
Everything New
.Cuisine' Unexcelled
win ni-: i,-mi-; in-;
v Why Not Invest In :^: i ''
'■"■:,"';'    'I?-      . ']'  ,'!"''     ■:-'     '"-:'■■ ■!....:>■'■'■■  :."■■■:'''■''i''i,
The Leadvilie of Etist Kootenaij :
. J-r nft.le.-s 'j.'roin . the .ritinbus
Norn:11 .S'l.'Ah',." niin'e,- ■•■• l.j .nliles.
from the '8i.Tr, hi van nihie.     .   •■■'■;'"
•Nijiii-ly   ^(lil   niinci-iil   cliiinis!' suri-uiintj
■l\l'.MHK|.MJK.V",iiii'rl (lojionil'-'on ;'it;'""'."
.-.,., lor Hii|ipl.ie;s'     '■
-   The terminus of,the-North Star
.Railway Branch'   '
"   KIM .UK I i.l.KY' i.-: n'ot  a. '-.boom -"tim-u..
for .■sni'roundC'rl by iln.-.LAI'Jt t'lC.S'J". Sl'-L-
.\m-:i.;-l!i-:ad .Vii.n.k's in xw\:-\VQiii:,i>:
it,' intist"' lii.-rt-rts.-u-ily . |io,i-imn-   ;i    l.-n-jj.'c-
^":.v"- '.,•"■'. ';■■
For a safe and"-profitable- inve'st-:
inent" buy lots iii Kimberlev
(J nod
b i sin ni:
BOX «35
Sole fiaeiit.
Post <)rii<:<> A (hi i
'ess; i\iini'iui-iH
via' Cntiiln-ook. 1.1. C THE PjaOSPKUTOR, FORT STEELE.   P.  C. Al'd'ST J!>. lRflfl.  f mmflWT���MC^rjM, ���  I ��Jj�� ^vo0pecioi\  SATUKD.W. Ai;(Jt:.ST l!i. 18!*!l.  Ottawa Letter,  l-'i-oiii '(Hii-   Own Cm ii-spiindent  Ottawa. August   I:").���The   political   event   of   thin   week   h;is  been ilie introduction of the res-  solutions granting over  six  and  it half million   dollar.-,  as  aid   in  tho    construction    of   railways.  -The   subsidizing   of  railways  is  no now lliiiifi in Canada but   has  been lhe recognized policy of all  govern ni e n ts for the lasl  twenty  years.   There is this great difference   liowever  that   whereas   in  l,he past the'land or money gra.n1  Juts been a gift.nut and out. without any restrictions or rjuid   pro  Ijjuo. the present series ol   subsidies   is accompanied Villi   conditions of the inos.l, vital   impor-  ituKvi lo   the  country.     One  of  [these conditions is. that from the  M'reiglil charges paid by theCov-  jermnent ' for,   the   carriage   of  I nails,   military  supplies  &c,   a  |-itnn equal lo '6 per cent ,per  an-  lnuin on the amount ���of  the  sub-  Isidy is to be credited to thecoun-  'ry.   Inasmuch iis $.l.'6T)2.e27u was  |Wiid-in 1S07-U8 by  the  Post  Oil-ice department for the carriage  lit' mails on the  railways   il   will  he.'seen at once that   this  rebate  ];ill be a' very real,one.  NO, MOHI0 'MONOPOLY.     ,  Another condition attached to  he granting of these subsidies  stihal the assisted, lines shall  L-rant running ,powers lo other  [o'mpani'es when and where the  [ceasion may arrive. The first  rime', such a proviso was at-  lached to any subsidy in Canada  Iras', in the'case of.-the Crow's  .est, Pass Railway and the iiin-  fiense advantage to the country  (herefrom has already been fully  Wiipnstratecl. It simply means  [.nit where such it ��� regulation -is  fi force a monopoly is impossible  [nd 1 his,greab desideratum is yet  In-}her'secured by the additional  Jonditiou attaching to some of  Ihe subsidies thai,,no amalgamation with other railways'shall be  lerm'itted except by permission  If the Government: while lastly,  Ind perhaps most important pi"  111. the.Government will secure  jbsolutc control over tho rates  liat may be charged by these  fided lines.   .  To a country that has been-so  !>ng under the heel  of  railway  jionopolies the operation of such  legalations as these, will indeed  [e cmniancipalion from a  bond-  go which has been crippling dc-  lelopnieni and hindering natural  lrogress far more than all'other  Id verse    conditions     combined.  |,veil a superficial   consideration  ���ill'show that they are sufficient  lo remove the country of litis in-  Jubus, providing they are vigor-  lusly  and   impartially   applied.  1-everal   of  the  railways fo   be  jeneiited are so .located that, they.  |'ill eventually fotun sections  of  SISCONl> TKA VSOOJS'TI NICNTA I,  J .INK.  Kor when the Rainy river rail-  r-a-y, the extension of the Great  Northern .to Prince Albert and  [ho new line from   Eduioiiloii   to-  ;ards the Vellow Head Pass and  [he Pacific coast are completed,  [here will be by land and water,  .ontinuous transportation   facilities during the season  of  navigation from lhe  wheal   Holds of  [he far west to  the  ocean  ports  In the east.    Over-this  line  the  Lovernineiit   will  exercise  con-  iroL of the rates." and   inasmuch  Is competing lines  will  not  be  kblO'to secure business at higher  lites the  Canadian   Pacific  will  fiivo lo modify its charges also,  jiich a change  in  the., existing  loncli.fcions-wi.il be1 of a value  to  lie '.western' farmer .aiid the east-  1 j-n manufacturer, and generally  io the entire Dominion, far in ex-  iess of the-few, millions that the  jioyernmenf   now ..proposes   to  |;rant hi railway subsidies.;  a. uw^iiJi iNnKi'i-:N.ni-',Ncio.  Some   little    amusement   has  |e'en- caused  hi political circles  ere by a   hysterical .-article  in  |.i e Montreal|;^ta,r tlw other day;  in    which    lhe    Government     is  chiirgeo with hleedin�� the  conn  try to death, the inducing  cause  of this   particular  attack  being  the    announcement     respecting  Ihe railway subsidies.   The wild-  ness  of  the   language   lined    is  worthy of the most  exlravajjant  mood "of Sir Charles Tii]jper himself, for the projiosal   is  characterized'    as,      '-the     action    of  desperate     gamblers     and    as',  the    greatest      crime     of     the  century".    The    Montreal ..Star  ;s     without     doubt     the    most  erratic   journalistic   acrobat    in  Canada   today.      Between  elections "it  is   picturesquely   independent,���in theory.���but  when  a'campaign approaches ������outher-  ods Herod'., in its  contatic  support of the  Conservative  party.  Less than three months ago the  Star notified  all   its-correspondents   by   confidential  circulars  that it was absolutely independent in politics, and that il was a  misiake to\suppose that   it  was  a ,Conservative   paper,   and' requesting them ,to  bear  this   in  mind  when   writing   their   despatches.'   Evidently   a  copy  of  this ���  communication    was    not  handed to the  editorial  writers,  if it was they attached   no  more  importance to it than the general'public attaches lo the  papers  alleged ^independence.     Be  thai  as it may, the Star's present extravagant criticism of the Liber-  al policy of reasonable  and  rational encouragement of national  development   is  in   absurd 'contrast to its uncompromising and  unconditional support of the late  Government   during    the'  campaign   of   1S96,   when,    having  iiiearly doubled both . the  annual  expenditure    and    tlie   national  debt during its term of office,   il  promised public works and general expenditure in every., direction to an  extent  which- would  llave swallowed up, many  times  'the number of millions that this  Government lias spent.__ -  ,  mcATiT'oF Tiiis" spkak'kk.  The sudden and.' unexpected  death of Sir James Edgar, speaker .of, the House of Commons ,of  Canada, created a profound sensation at tlie Capital when it became known on,, Monday night.  Whiie the end was unexpected.  it was known when "the Speaker  left Ottawa two weeks ago that  he Avas a very sick man, in fact  he had not been in robust health  for two or three'years, still it  had been hoped ' that complete  rest and life best medical skill  that the country could afford  would restore him at least to  comparative health.  Deceased, who was not an old  man,���for he had not completed  his third score.���had always been  an ardent politician.  His first appearance  as   a    candidate   was  when al the age of thirty he unsuccessfully eonlesledMonck for  the Local Legislature, though he  won the  seat  for  the    Federal  House the following year.      tdo  did not sit  long  however being-  defeated by a  narrow  majorify  af the general elections two years  later,   not   returning   to  Parliament until IS&-I, when he  secured  a   seat  in  a bye-election   in  Western  Ontario,   the constituency  which   has   returned   him  each general election since.    He  has always been a strong  party  man and has never  spared  himself in the work which an active  political life necessarily entailed.  His     unanimous'    election      as  Speaker when the  new   Parliament met in August  lS9(i  was  a  tribute to his general popularity:  his courteous and impartial conduct in that responsible position  during the last  throe  years  increased the estimation in   which  he was held by Parliament,   and  adds poignancy, to the regret, his  de'atlt.lias otcasioncd.���',.  the last 'mv var-..    Such ad ion ���  on Ihe part of the Canadian Par-1  liainent was particularly  appro-1  priate not only a> a seemly   ret-j  ognilion of Canada's   interest   in j  and connection with all alfnirs oi'i  i  the Empire, but also because, as!  the resolutions stated,   our   Par-,  liamenl      represents    a    people  which has largely succeeded.   by|  the     adoption      ol" _  tlie    prin-j  cipal       of       conceding      equal |  political rights in every portion'  of the population,   in   harmoniz-  .iiiy estrangements  and   introducing general content with the  exist ing system o' Government'".  Such a representative body   has  a peculiar right   -'to express  its  sympathy with 1he efforts of Her  Majesty's Imperial authorities to  obtain for  the  subjects  of  Her  Majesty who have taken up their  abode  in   the   Transvaal.   Such  measure of justice   and   political  recognition as may be found necessary     to     secure     them     in  the full possession of equal rights  and liberties*'. ���  -       "  ulllvan Diamond Drills  31ost, accurate and   most  economical   prospecting  drills   made.  Drills of all'capacities, operated by hand or 3ior.se power,  steam,  coinpressed'air or electricity.  SULLIVAN MACHINERY  COMPANY.  305 and 306 Rookery, Spokane, Wash.       -      -       -       Chicago, III.  KNIGHT & STONE.  Aok.vts.  CONTRACTORS FOR   PROSPECTING   MINERAL   LANBS.  UNDERTAKERS  ",&  EMBALMERS  l'i��jsunt.i(lili-es>,.MAtiOS A: I1UOH1CS  Opposite Iliinlc of-CYjinincm-  CHANIIHOOK.  'IVli-tfiupli nnk-i--. pi-uniptlv ununited lo  HOME   RESTAURANT  MRS. AMME,  Prop.  Fruit $S   Confectioner}'  i!* ; Notions of all kinds.  CIGARS and TOBACCO.  T. H. TAYLOR, C. E.'1  ���   ' l  PROVINCIAl1,   LAND   SURVEYOR  ourvuy.-i ot   Mineral   claims.  1 !oiid.i.  Minos-, etc.  ���    WINDEKMEnH'- B. C.  Douglas  Corsan  (CM--MD.)  OFFICE -HivurMile Avenue.  Xt:vf Boor to /!/i'((fidi'l/'.s Druij Store.  E. J. WALSH, C. E.  M. CAN'. SOU. C. 10.  l-'oiim-i-ly on oiiKliieoiinsf stiuT of Dep.irt-  uieia Kiiilw.iy.Minil CannK. Camilla, anil late  Dii-ocioi- nl the Puljlie Worli-i Uepariim-nt of  the Leeward KUintU.  Sukvkys. Plans. lis-rriiATiw and  RlCl'OK'l'S for ytonigc Kus-ervoii's. b'il-  1,0r r.ctls, Wiitet- Woi-K>. Sanitation,  Sewci-iiiiuaiicl Nanil Oi-ainano. U'i-ig:i-  tion. J'uliliij I toads- and Ui-idircs, JJail-  ways,, 'I'ramways \'V.  Ottawa, Ontario and  Fort Steele, B. C.  Teli-ui-aphii! addrusti:--  WAI.SEf, OTTAWA.  E. J. SCOVIL  MININ'U IIUOK'IOK  N'OTAHV PUMLIC.  K'l-nl INiiilu anil (ii-nui.il Ai-'eiit  WINDERMERE.    B.    C.  Corrt*jinndLitc(   Snlivikd.  SYMI-ATHV.       WITH       Til 15  .:-..   "LANonus.  UIT-  Tlieeiitliu.siii.sii] and unanimity  with which Lhe. Commons adopted resolutions ol.' sympathy with  the Uitlantlers of the Transvaal  -was evidence otr the reality ol*  Imperialism which, has grown to  such sterling jiroporf.ions within  Honeyed Sweetness. .  This is (ho age of wonderful  discoveries. We- read a shori  time ago that scienfisls had at  last got an option upon appendicitis, consumption, typhoid and  kindred discuses. Only yester-"  day.we read that liquid air will  cure leprosy and : ������.'ill' endemic  complaints. H this keeps up  disease will soon become a thingot' memory and life will be one  long sip of' honeyed sweetness,  unalloyed by the microbes that  have cursed the earth, since Adam  went astray and lost his fruit  farm. ' '    ��� I  T. C. ARMSTRONG  Four Stkkj.k. 1-J  C.  Manufacturer oJ   ���  ii  Tinware. CJalvani/.ed Iron. Sheet  Iron.   Stove   Pipes   and  Copper ware       , .  ��� o  BUILDINGS HEATED ill-it VENTILATED  Plumbing,  Pipe  lining  and   all  kinds of sanitary v/ork  ftir TiQlit- riot Blast Stoves  Hydraulic   and   Air   Pipes   for  -,    .     ' Mines ' '  spucjaij attj-;xtiox i��aid, 'j'O.  I OK   WOh'K. " ��      <\  IK YOl"  WAX']' A GOOD JIKAI.  Go to the  MONTE CARLO RESTAURANT.  '   On lliverside Avenue  William Robinson, Proprietor  MKAI.S    AT   ALL   flOL'IlS.  a  J.   J.   LiA.MO.VT  '.    ''' ''���   '  Contractor and Builder  1   Fori Steele. B. C. ���  MH THE  I EXCHANGE '?'. SAFE DEPOSIT GO.  Ti-.m-at'ts a ircii'.-ra! colli.-i'-'i.iiit,'" and ex-  ch:i:i'i- iju.sine.-s)  DRAFTS, CHECKS, TIME CHECKS AND  ,     ACCOUNTS CASHED.   .  Draft-, ia-aied iiayal)Ie in ,Caiiaila  and  tho United .StaWo,  I  MININGpfpcc  THIRTY-HIHTH YEAR.   Jf   l\l ^L. 7L. T  ' 24 Pages  :  Weekly ���:   Illustrated.  INDISPENSABLE .  TO MINING,MEN.  $3 PER ,YEAR, POSTPAID.  SKN*I> I'Olt SAMIU.K COPY.  MINING i-sdentiflc PRESS  330 MARKET ST., SAK FRAWCISCO. CAL.  SUBSCRIBE.  FOR  THE PROSPECTOR.  (^T?TT?TTTT??T??TTTTT?TTTT?TTT?TT?TT?T?gTTT?TTTTTTTTrT?TT1!TTTTT7TTTTTTTTTT?T^S  |  EAST KOOTENfW HOTEL  |  Movie City, B.'C.   ,  S9  3  S3  5��E Is a large and'Attractive Hotel of quiet elegance in.all its   ^  S~ "'    appointments, with a casino of superior excellence     ,p -^  ^ -Strictly ;First-Class   in   ai    its   Appointments       -Hs  ^ JVlciVlaHoti Bro's", Proprietors.    3  t IS t'UHl.ISlllCD KVI51IY SATCIIHAV. A.VP HAb  >; i:CAl{ANTl-:iOU ^IKCULATION'   LAKGK1!    'I'liA.  ii ANY OTHKII   I'Al'UK IX  KAST ICOOl'l-'.XAV. IT 1  || ALL HOME PRINTKD. AXI) CONTAINS llOUHL  Is ran AMOUNT Ol-' MOWS OK ANY I'Al'KK IN Til  js        1I1STH1CT.  v. . 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J.s     ' 1 I l.lsPEH     US.hXLY   /M
jT//i'   Ph'i^PKi JOIt   'UMi'.iXY.
A.   J).    ill.A<'i:.    Ki)ir</j:   ASIi
t:-;1;  prospector.  :-   -..Kri^in-j
eier\ *>iuuid.'.\ and li:i — .1 ^ii:ii.iiucl-J
ciLi'liitum I.'i^li il'.in .ue 1.-he" pupu-i
."n F:i-i cKi>uu-ii.i} . Ii i- ;ill Ii<mic I'iimtl'J
end is'iri.'in-. t''ii:Mc tlu- nun-, of nu\
oilici   r-T1-' i" 'I'1- ki--tnct.
:iti   :ul> oiti-nii!   incilii-in  it   1-, mi
ni -eliim was held and it was resolved t<)«ji-t more hose .Month. 111 two-thirds >of 'lie people
Mipposed this had been done. A
lire house was erected, a h< se
cot pin chasi-d. ;....! propt rly
nwiici's biealhed moi-e freely. It
seeuis ihat the .hose was not
j bouyht. and during tlie period of
I'm; 'Use heat, when builchni:-
every day becalm- more C.v\ .iiul
iiiilainaele, there \ a.s nbsoiwiely
no protectio>ir=It 1-. easy >o raise
money for hor.se races bul ditfi-
c'uli to ye 1 money lor lire protection.
1 \/f
^S^^^^^s^^^SS £sf&s5s^£s3
Y/tl I
E. u
mE. G. MILL Eft, i'iopi'ii-1')
MSI    i.T*
CAX£Krpp|,Y  ATgl'OI'liLAi:   PRICES
ue\c«iiUtoiin.-upin-iii.ins; a Ton ml ].-.  shi-j     Some wise acre.s   are   predict-, .i^
fi^cioijm. in »f ti.-i.ist nimoilii 'i.-<.uii-o-. <\ liny that doe Martin will be called I (M
lie K:i-i Ko'Hi'ii.ij iij.r.int: di-ti.ci .. , '
ujion 10 roriii anew (loverinuetit. ■ y-.-j
-'.H'i'    v     |.loe   is   not   in   ihe   (be. eminent | j\W
.. „j.in-.iii.iiK'• ,..,-. i       -     i ! tin
I lorilllllg' buMlie.ss.    he    is   better j   W
tdroif.-ins: i.ui> iruc.t ^.m-mi
Oocir.xuiioiis nil- *»'.>>..n .1 in i:. i,:i ]..-■■ is <>; :hi i adapted      to   the      te'tl'iliy    d(
iJitnci.-buianinau.T.i.^i.uuWm iu.l-1...«.. i.   ()f ,.xi,jjns,  (.inv.JCIUIHMll- ,,■■,-
&Ci ssi. t. I IV-. \". ,:,■:.. I:.,-,:, - |(„ ,il . ,i ,
=TM .*..'< 'A'l.-l. .it.-* ..- ..'i'.- ...iil. tii.id I
:or it.
. f      *      \ lis/
Wha'.  ; hi"o(it>-(iliie o(  tlie pies   ' Ijrh
-t..i.!,...... -.1.. vuu-i. Vin -<'-'-aile<! .,-nsis will   be,  p   is   fju
ue,   JI     is    iv-
.lilneull to detei-tiiine. A better*[hi
opinion can be loruied after ibe., [-."M
eleei,ion in Xew Westminster. \\n,
> , fJM - '"'
W nat the people of  the   inter-   [Jis-wv,
tor want i.s a yoveriinieiu   which .
will ]oi»]i alier lis maternal inter-'
~ y>t-s. such as roads.r trails,   etc.,
SATUnr^v^Ai'GraT Iii. l.?!'ii.     - aiu]   -inv   ,yu,\ertii;ient   thai    \\\\\
fosjer the deveiu]unent of the in- i
terior   wiil'ahvavs-   reeeive   the
THE BESTgOF Flour Men I.s, Rolled Oat*, Split Peas, Pot
l-iarlow Xavy lieaiis. I!:ih-d lla,\. On|s. Wheat Liii-
Also Receives Weekly' I5y Keirigerator Car
Presh        Butter       a\ncl       Ejskss
i'rompt • I )<L*Ii\'cry
Sonil   in   \mn   i •! iK-rs ,il   \(m  ennnoi  culP
.Freighting Done'at Keasonable Rates.
© h e SPzo&ppctc v
z -iir   All Modern (Conveniences   tjf ^
= Fort  Steele.   B.  C.   . H
^Lari>c Sample Rooms for (Commercial Men 3
Now Open
,    , '///A' /' <i><iCL.\,-"r.
Jfie Herakl with a pi-ainaehy   loyal sx,}),)ori o;' \ho \'^^
■ivorthy of, a, hellei" cau.-e,   siji; ,:
claim.- Cranbrook a- rhe miuiiiy'
and   commercial .ceiltei^' of  tni>
district:  the-e .-ame chibiLs- won
The  Eastern   Canadian   Press, .st
Association, is   on',t.   travel, !K'EAST    K0OTENAY    BOTTLING    CO.
,.,,., ,      ' They left Toronto on the mhand !ct
made Tor   \\;. -(I?:er   n  coiinn-   o-    • ... "       ,      . -tt
... ,, "    '        , win u.-turn over tne'Crow'.s Xest'ts:
years ago.      Ihk   Pkospkc-tok ; Ti  ° -ct
, . ,    . ,, .       JJivisiou m tne course  oi  a   xew.tt
does hot  wish  to  »av anythmy   ,
" . "  ' i da Vs. . •-
-I'tjiiHrdiny the   yrowih  of   Cran-1     " -*- -.-   --
brook, which it i.s   ylad   to  see. j     Tt    would    be    i-efre^hiny    if
In a recent issue  of. the   Herald   Brother Simpson   would  reproduce a tew extracts from the defunct     Wardner     Internationa]
isome pains are  evidently   taken
to .show that'Cranbrook"  i.s   alto
let .   '    ■ S
!tfc      .. '33
1 CCr ' 3«
Hg        BOTTLERS    OF    Sar-aparilla.    Ginyer    Ale.    Mineral   33
Pe   "• -'   - 33
North Star
' H. vVT, Drew, puo'PKrETOR.
. C-
iretHer wha; the^-editor of the (during the time he was editor, of
Herald claim.*.. In , the li-st. of J that journal.' It would be most
points given as  being  tributary | excellent reading for the  ]ieople
tt   Waters etc.
tt  .   ■
McBHde Bro's
lo Cranbrook may be mentioned
Fort. Steele.  Wii.mi.   Wild   Hor.se
yi'eelc, Tracy creek and Hull river. ;   hi fact, Cranbi-ook, acconl-
cjng to the editor of the Herald.is
'. the Unb6around which all   other
placed in i.he district revolve, including hVrnio.   Elko  etc.   . Co
further    Brother   Simpson ' and
ex lend y'our limits   and't alee   in
- all   points' east   of   Nelson    and
we.s( of Macleod.      '-No pent up
.   Ulica can uonlrael   our  powers:
n wliole vast boundless continent
is- ours."     Do any of i ho supplies
for   Eorl   Steele   slop  al    Cranbrook-"r    No!     Do passengers for
l<\irt  Steele   sio[>   at   Cranbrook
unless they have business!    No"r
.Qi'i Cranbrook as a town occupy
a, place on ihe map   ihree  years
, ago!    No'r     Is  I ho   name   Cranbrook    generally   known':      Xo!
Does Hie yreatest amount of the
business of your bank  originate
in Cranbrook'':     Xo!   '   Is   it   not
i rue tlni- Fori Sieole. was  exist-
of Fort Steele and Cranbrook to
bo regaled with. „ If memoi-y
scrves us right, he once tsidd
Fort Steele amounted to nothing
and that Cranbrook- was an excellent , farm, good to pass
through. ' Tittie work's wonders
and .opinioiis'ohange. to suit the
environment.      '   ' '
*    ■,    \
It i.s pretty tough on the Empress of,Russia, she has given
birth to three daughters. ' It is
now said that a .Gypsy has
prophesied that she would give
birth to seven daughters before
an heir to the throne, would be
born. There is nothing like in
dustry even in securing an heir
to the throne.
\v        w        -v
There is no trouble between
the mine owners and minors in
East Kootenay. Tho owners are'
paying ••s;j..mi per day for eight
hour.- work, and find it difficult
to yet men in sufricienl number.*..
eetCI.ARR   <£ MURBMY, Rroprietors
tt   °
U '
Mail or Telephone Orders will  receive
Prompt Attention.' 33
sneif »•
.^■-flea vu. Hardware
Powder, Gaps i
Cumberland   Blacksmith ,, Coal.
Supplies,    Drill    Steel,   Etc. /
I ' II v   '
KOOTENAY. ' * ' "'
ant ' beiore the Cranbrook is
late passed into I lie hand, of Col. j Th(. 1]0W AtLorney-C.Mioral of
Itakor'r ^ .-s! Was n not iron, j lhi> p,.ovilK.0 is comparalivelv a
•near Fort Steele that b-tween , voUH1, in;in_ beinjr Q]ll :J^ ".^
fc».»..)..O.n.l«. and s:n).oi)u,,iK, i,.!^-rtii.e. He has been'resident of
gold was taken oiit in the early , B).ili>h 'c0]umuja sUmr iftn.
sixlios? ^-^! I- not ^"-'! The paiiers are *,aviny unkind
Steele the oldest lown in ihe di.- ;-j,-,,,^ abom him. manvof them
tricfr    Yes!     Do   no:   :i 11 .roads : .u.(.^hl,. him oj iK;illl,. J nil.1K.0iM!
'etc.: oihers say thai if he fails to
l yet tin-endorsement of his  con-
liis     name    will    be
and t rails in the.district   |e;ul   i
and center at Fori Steele;     ^"e■
Are not tin" ( bivei-uinont   nmci-* ,- <1iUl,,nl
al  Fort   Sieele.-    Vi-*:    (Joahead!
Mrother Simpson, imild  up  your
town leyitiiualelv. in- fair: do not
assiiine   thai   Cranbrook   is    the
only  pebbli-:   ihere   are   oihi-j-.s.,
If evervtbiny is as. vou   -ay   yon
can anord   to   Oe   yonoroii.--..   and
noi     ]>a! rouiziny.
-li. K. Cosiii'll. who recently
acipiired the Creonwood Miner.
is placing thai journal al lhe
head in the Vale district. Mr.
Co.siicll i.s a descriptive writer
r^.-i otlie! s . of ureal power and he possesses
' th'j faculty of making   even   iri-
 vial matters iiiiej-e.stinn.
li   is   .iraiifvini:   lo   note   that- _= ,     *
our people ai'e spi-Lciiiir up and' ui;e o! lie- papers published in
puitinii paint on their d uvihiiy*-: '; |i(. ^ ale disl riet is of the upin-
a little ]i.iinl you-* a loii^ wuv in ion i bai : ln-n- is to be a yenei-al
addiny \abie to piop'-il-" A |.|..(-] i,,n iii 11n- I'rov inci-. lor l he
man will puivnas" a painied M.j|*ou ihal ill'-ic i.-* *<i iiiin-h ,ic,.
house willi a l.-iu-e around ■; < A iiy i;i i,nii(bny i oads and I rails
much-ooner than In- '.'. ill oui-no- ;,,;!,;,• diilriei . I ■ i < ] <_• 111 <_: from
so oriiajiieiiled. 'I'liei.'e is n lad-; j";)',,.,';.i.i,)«i'iii|.1 of tuouey wh.ic,ii,-is
of tinisli to an 'i|ii)-.aiii1er|- house j \„.\ni,- ,.x|'»-iided in. >Ka.sl- Kool;e-
w'hich .is;, oppressive to tin- ;ii" ; na.y we incline to the np|"iosite
fist ic eye. ■'. " ■ '        : opinion.- -    ■■ '    '
, .The .subject "of lire protection; , I las anything injeii.done; to . i n-
is.ayaiii'iitl-rac-tiiig m leni ion A j diice.''i'ithej- ■assoi-iat ion hi visit
few niontlis ago  an ' i-ul.hiisia.s! ic I l-'m-t S.t"e|e. ,
Groceries, Dry GckdcLs,
Boots and Shoes,
Hardware, Crockery,
Giant Powder, Fuse, Caps,
Fort) Steele
Meat Company
i ( \ i
Fresh "Halibut.   Salmon.  Salmon Trout.  Piologna   Sausage-
Muller and Egys.    Fish ami Game in Season/'
Riverside Avenue,
Fort Steele, H. C
K. J. HIGBYE. Proprietor.
—   First-class Accommodation for Traveller.    -
Everything    New
The   Windermere   Siaye   Stops   Hoih   -''oiiig  and Cominy.
Wholesale Dealers fn.
ACKNTS ' l-'i)i;   ■S(.,i'U'JIT/'S " "I'.'FK-'R, '!
ghest" Prices Pa
-*■—      -«v
No Commission Charqed ./Bagl*«
P7^^^ Minneapolis SheepskinXTankerv^
"",     >*». •-^^I<^a-5S"#SS?       Fxporters BTB ID t££M
Immediate* Returns^
^200-212; FIRST^AVE. NORTrt,-$£<
,   . • >■—  -•' ^ '   t
Shipments  Solicited.
'.". Write7 forT Circular.
f&tye %fvo&pzrt&L\
.-ATU'KJIAV. AUOl'ST til, lMiil.
bringing in two  million   Cer-t oi
logs   from   the   south    end    of
At Ferine.
The Rev. Mr. Hoyan, tho new
Kootenay lake.      The  coiistruc-
lion of this piece of road will j Fernie. is expected to arrive
make Nelson very lively 'this j:shortly. Mr. Hoyan is irom the
j The Reason He Changed Situations |
•Did \ou heiii- lliu ict-uii wliy  I   h-U '
rec-tor of the Episcopal church at .my »1<1 i'injilo.M-i-."-:iifl ndi-uiniii.'1-Tlie
' oilier d;i\ \-> ;i li-u" Iricnil-.    To tin- inquiry  They  all   uatho-L-il su-iniwb fully
^0(1(1    s-lnl-V     a*
Railroad Rumbles.
1    Rails  have   been   hud   on   The
Pent id on branch of lhe (J. P. R
into Cascade city.1
Work has been.i-c.*,uiued on the
Norlh Star branch and the
people of Cranbrook are  happy.
When the Nelson A; Bedlinylon railway is completed it will
be   possible   to   reach   Spokane
diocese of Cledona. and is spoken of as an earnest and indefatigable chri-tian worker. He
iii a graduate of Trinity college.
Dublin, and i.s an eleyant speaker.
Ms l
Hotel Arrivals.
j Wjnusoj::—W. Tl. Herchnior,
{Fernie: John Taylor, 0. D.
j Porter. Spokane: J. I3erlrina.ii,
! Wardner: L. Fi. Uabcock. - .i.   JXl-ume of "ilu- Ih-i ilhisii at ions' j over
ij.\]'m-cu'ii^"   to  lii'iir  a
••'roiii."    i fa mi liu rly  . e.illed    by
friend-', lilted buck in Iii- i-hiiir.
"I :ili-\vi-( it .in :i(]vL'i-1i*'i'iii'lnl jilnmt
it iji.-u book --Lii;Jii of LUc." a*, tlie
title -ii-ni-k nic \«-r.\ .forcibly and ]
found ;t i-oiitairK-d Tbe -to'-y of the Xew
'JV-iJuneiii. lofiftthei witli .j.vjikmatioii-
of all tin-more difiiculi jioi-tions. thus
l)oiii<; a coinjili'ti' < '(iinineiitiiry. It ul-o
eontaiiis ibe coinill^Le live-1 ot lhe
Ajio-tlcs: that this book wit*, really
t«"u vohiinn- in one.   eiiibelli-hed   with
Attitude in the Transvaal Savors   of
the Offensive.
London.—The .Hoer organ in
London, the Standard, and Diggers Noavs. today published a
Johannesburg dispatch thivateii-
iny.Creat Britain in the. event of
war. saying the Hours are' determined to wreck   the   mines  and
irretrievably    ruin   the  general uwull.   1W   x,.^,,   .,.„,„,lllt;
body shareholders bv blowing up   F,.0,n For1 Steele in one day :M«"^«- Tobacco: E. H.   SmaJl, |««v    1 i,e statue, ol the Aposth-s^i-e
-m-ciifierv   worth     iii lions.      11 1-—--^"- ^' l-J- Spelluian.   Cranbrook:   Chris ''>' »"' r»''«'»';J-»»I��».;. ■ "^-dcFon
jji.vLiiiiii.i^     «UUN   iiMiuijii.-..       n .   .       „ I,,     ' ,        ..       ,_. ,, ,,     Itlif*-.-hiivni" been reiiroiliic-i'tt iind imli-
ndds that   war   means   absolute'! General Mining Notes. ,_ hollo.    J.     J).     Pompelly.    ^>-jp.i,,,, in ,,)nm.,li()M ,vil„ ,h,- hix^-e.,
ruin to .lohannesb'ury. both as a !    The new mining editor of  the Mary's: J. W. Hamilton. Nelson: j MilMoi-])iiM-i.'s ol   tin-    world    famou-
lown and a mining, and says: Vancouver   Province   is   C.     H.   C. Beilingburg. Tracy. | KlocK-lioi-^i.   Hoiniiinn and   Hnhn ..-m-
G reaves, a  well  known  mining,    Intkkxationai.:---J.     W,   H. j«-"ilv-n-~-
man formerly of Revelstoke. Smyth*'.' Ai \V. Smiih. G.   .John-!    K'",,win>-   ■""'   ■■'"   il   li,,,,i!-v   in  »
,-.   u.   /-•   i   i       i    ,',        i i    I thoti-.itwi had the live- ol tlie' Anu*-tl<v
One   ""Gntleiiian   who   went   to son. 0. YV. Co chugb, Lrunbroulr: ,, .        •    , .,   .  ,, .    ,     ,
.-""-   ,-v.uiit-mciii    «»u    v.i.111    iu    =.>...  -• ,-,   , ■ or a ( oiiiuieninry. and   that   this   book
ihe Buffalo   Hump   country  last C.   B.   Bishop.   Cranston:    D. .1. j tt(,„],- -lilVl. ;l„ ,»ml.-ni<ii'i- -iih-. and as
Fori Steele.
/•While it will doubtless end
in victory'for England, the price
of victory will bo the ruin of
thousands who ought to consider
tho price they must   pay   before 1 winter and made a location, this   Elmer. Moyie:  \V. M.  Redmond. I my old employer* eould  not   hold  om
authorizing   the'gbvernuieiil  to summer went down to look at it (George Fish. Spokane: R. .Joyce. lMifH.-ie.iit  imbux-iiu-iu-   to  einml   the
declare war."
Another, Joliaiine.*.biirg dispatch ' predicts furl her concessions and says:*", ,
' ''The reply of the Transvaal
to the proposal for a, joint1 inquiry is being delayed until the
government has prepared a
- scheme granting^the Uitlanders
immediate and substantial representation, a.s the Transvaal will
make every effort to avert intervention in the internal, affairs of
the country".      ( *      •
Bombay. --Preparations ' are
about com])leted for the dispatch
'• of 1L\00U troops to South Africa:
A   number of transports  are  in
ireadiness in thelndian waters and
in the event of war. the troops
will be embarked simultaneously
here, at Karachee and at Calcutta. ,    ,.   " -
Oreiizo. Dolago Hay.—The
German East African line .steamer   Reichstag   has1 arrived' here
' from ■ Hamburg. Naples and
Mombaza with-hK) cases' of cal-
ridges and other'.war  Mores  for
. tlie Transvaal.      <■ ' .
and found his location notice on
J. Ross.' Fernie:   A.
the. top of a tre<
the ground.
uParties coming
"Windermere sav
])roniisi ng    ledges
■In   feet ''above LaChute. P. Q
- v The" Rambler. '
There is iii J^ort, Steele one of
cthe time honored institutions. I
refer to the town, cow, that ubi-
'. quitous iinimal who can be in'
l'otir'])laces at once. ■ -Mrs." Cow
has mastered the intricacies of
every gale fastening in town,
and when she fails to open the
gate by legitimate means, she
will resort to force and .raise if
from ils hinges,. She tramples
over our lawn, eats the delicate
strawberries, peels the bark from
,ihe shade trees*., wanders ruthlessly through the gardens, destroying everything in sight,: in
fad. she i.s worse ilia'n the town
Extending- the Crow's Nest Railway-
to Nelson.     c
Nelson Miner:—Work will be
commenced i in medial ely on the
construction of the Crow's- Nest
line front Nelson to - Jsoolonay
Landing and within a year trains
will be running from here 10
East K'oolenay points without
change. ,
The   Miner   said   some   weeks
ago that. the. C. P. \i. would proceed willi the work" this  I'alland
build from Nelson to Mai four before winter.    The delay in starling was caused   by   negotiations
which were under  way   between
the G. P. K. and (jireal Norlhern
to allow the former running power  over  the   hitter's   line, from
Nelson }y Five Mile point.    It i.s
understood ihat the negotiations
missed tire as there   is   no  love
lost, between the two big corporations and neither is  going  out
of its way fo oblige the oilier   so
the C. P. R. will   have   10  build
its own line   from   here, to   .Five
Mile Point, and will have to  i.-iih
partly oh piles in tflie lake as-1.he'
(-.' reat   Northern   is   a.I ready' as
near'to. the shore as a , train  can
well ruii without getting wet.
However the slalement that
work*' is to, start iiniuedia.loly
may be taken as authentic as the
con trad:- for supplying the limber for the Iirsf twenty miles has
■been Id to th<
Planing'   mill,.
are being
opened up by prospectors doing
assessment work. The owners!
of the Black Prince claim have
recently uncovered three feet of
ore on lhatr property: .J. A.
Whhtier the owner of the Good-
enough'inine in the Slocan, now
ore buyer for the Trail smelter
i.s visiting the Windermere
country. A few days ago while
at the extreme, head of Law' s.x'-iniciwi- .north..
Creek discovered and  located  a-''■'"",-Mi,l"'ir*:k-no"h-
-• MinisCierk .    uorthuast.
claim carrying If> inches of gray .i.„vi 1'if-i-i.
copper  and  galena   <nv.      The 11!01" *i»".-c.niv)n..-:.si...
11 , ,. , liull Hivei.. ..*miilii-.i~L.
ledge is about 60 feet wide.    But I mai l.-i.-ei..    iioniii-asi.
the  Slocan.     The  present  discovery   was accidental, 'he was
not on  it  prosjiectin
only,looking over the country. .'
There    were    .shipped . from
Rossland  -la**t week.   4.iHr> tons
Per'lU'-tl   ] "'f|>r   "f   ''lu   Ih-iKlley - (iai-|-i;t*oii. t.'o.
■ I Limited. 1 eoiu-liided to «• iv<- up ■ilrinn-
j miiifr.' iind look hold ol 'Liyhl ot  Lile."
I I ii.*--ui-e yon   friends  tlii-  ehanye   was
^   ! the   wisest   I   over  mucin,   and   I  shall
The "race  horse,  (ioldie  from i'nuVl.,. ,,,„,.,., it.   1,1 VOu want' 10 make
For the Races'.
from j
'  'Windermere has arrived in town ! money «a-.y and last, wi-in; tlieh- Hi-ant-
olel h
R" S;.™"^R' ■ Fort Steele.
and will participate in the races i loid lfou.*e for a jiosition like mine
at Cranbrook on the :10th. and at
Port Sleele on Se])teinber -Itli.
['The horse .will'be iin'inediatiiJy
put in 'training. Mr. Barnes
says that othor horses, from lhe
north will arrive in ;i few  days.
Agents: — If yon want 10 make fci.oO
and u.\'ioiise«.. dai)\. 'handle "'flu;
Liaht ol J-ifu.
. Bradley, Garretson Co., Ltd.
',   ' Hii.i.vrroKi). ijxt'
•■i-i I7A-I KI).
Wu*.i Cri cK
Lewis Ciii-i-
'rriic.i Cii'tlc
1)111 KCI'IO.V.
. noi-lli . .
. .north .
..1101-1I1 . .
. M ..
.   VI. .
... ^
..   s   .
..   *■ .
Mr.    Whittier - is « always , •<i«"'><>"" rll"'"l; "•"l1' •
*;   'si Mao"* 1 ..1 in   «<-*i
He  made a.   lortuiie.in, m^r. i,uu .   . s.s w.
Mni-U Ci-i.'l.'   '     N'.N.W
Willi II<ir«.i-Cii-el» ..   .. 5.
trip, but 1 n-oni Km
1 n> 111
of    ore.
The    total    amount
shipped* during the year up to
last'Saturday was 87,U^U tons.   ',
Since the 'reorganization of
the Rambler. Cariboo, there is
an increasing demand for the
. The Sultana mine near Hat
Portage has been »old for
*l,7."i(),Ui)<). " „     ■
Reporls coming in from Dutch
creek are 1o the effect that rich
mineral has been discovered and
that a number of prospectors
have gone ' into that country.
Duloh creek it is said heads near
the head-waters of the south
forlc of Toby crock, not dw from
the mineral licit of that section.
It is learned that a. good, wagon
road 011 easy grades can be made
for a distance of thirty miles.
and it is lhe most accessible of
all the mineral sections of that
A Permanent Ore Exhibit.
What is needed in Fort Steele
is a permanent ore exhibit.While
a collection of ores i.s being made
for exhibition purposes il would
require but little effort   to   make
L .:sa  o
.-.'ii "
111 _^
. fi
. Hi     '
. :«)    (
he*e distance's lire in   11  dii-eet, line
1 „     '     IHKlil. I'H'N
si. r.iK-'uni- s.s.w
Xoi-tli Sun-ii ml SiillUiin.N.X. \V.
Jliull Hlvi-r Mnii-s..'....       S.1-:   ',
"Hull Khur.Mini's       .'.    .N.K.
l'yimiiiil l\iioiciiii\ (..loiip .W...
nibble Mine \   .. Y.    .
Ksn-llii Miiiu       ...     '   .N' \".K
Coniiiiiilo Mine N   '
DmloOioup ^....N  .
L'olnssii] tii-oii])   . .'  ...   .    *N    .
Hit- Ciller liroii])    ' ' .."< ...
'DupoiiLGioiip V —
Willi Horse 011:111/ .Mini's	
Willi Horse I'lacei-.Mini's	
"The mines on  Hull Hivi-i-tu this poYiit hit
le.i'-lif'il from Willi ifoi-sc f-ice-U.
CITV ,     0
MRS. UNDERBILL,      Proprietor.
Dlsl A.M-1-.
. rlt\ rnlU'*
...Al -•  '
111 "•
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.     .   II •
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a collection for home
necessity for such 1111
apparent.     Strangers
lixhibil is
are visil-
ing tlii! town continually, and in
order to give tlieni an idea of
what the country can produce
lliey must of necessity visit
every office in town, This can
be avoided by having a permanent exhibit, and a collection
gathered loyether would be. most
valuable. This i.s a matter (he
Hoard of Trade should (alee hold
of, and tin1 sooner il, is done lhe
1 I O
Fresh |-5read and Cakes
Fresh Fruits everv dav
. Fresh Veyelablo ,
.Fresh Eggs ' ■
, ' Fresh Milk and Uwtler
and   WATERMELONS.     ■
jg*   SCO    U1NE
Is n lars^e nnd Attractive Hotel of Quu:t lilegance in all
its Apjiointmeiits, with a Cn'sine of Superior
Everything New. First Class and up to date
In Every Particular.
HEADQUARTERS   For Travellers and Mining Men.
The Eldredge
!The Belvidere
Superior, to all others irrespective
of price.   Catalogue tells you
why.   Write for one.
New York.
.     .1.11-
Returned to ViuLoriu.
Th.e lion. A.. }Y. Vcnve
i'lian .superintendent For tin
ince ol: British .Columbia,
making a'-' thoroiigli exa.niinatioii
of. the, in'dii'strial stthoof at the
St. Mary's i-Liserve. The i-esei-ve
'at;. ('oluiubi-.i-.la-kes w.-i.s also visited. He,,returned to. Wto'r.ia' via
Ni'Lsoii (-u'r-Tiiesda-.v' last. Mr.
Vowell. expressed himself much.
pT"eased,\vit.li.the way'in which lull . connect ion
Nelson   .Saw   Ofej 1'ouiid  everything
which    is . now  with the aiirency.
"It is a startling tiici that, almost
without   exception,   the   adultor.ucl
teas are dangerous to health.     Some
of them are actually jioisonous."
c —A'. [ Y.  fferahl.
■ Ye's'; some—n.ot.;;ill.' Bui
that isn't the point. You
drink tea because )rou like
it—not because it is <>'Oocl
for you. .
.The   wholesome
also the best-tastino
lilies Best— at
.America's great Trans-continental Line and the World's
Pictorial Roule.
New Fast Daily Service by
With     Express   'connectinsi
service to and from
-'East > west
Tlii-ouuli l-'ii--! ('la**
Slucjioi- Daily
From »■'' to
Kootenay    Landiiii>
TOUlilST CARS ]ia.-*.-* Medicine
Hal Daily for St. Paul. Friday*, for Montreal and P»o*,lon.
Sundays and Wednesdays for
Fishing Tackle
<•$?' Steel  Uod
Pish Baskets
Bamboo Hods       -    Lauding Nets
fJrinihearij Rod*,
Knglisli Plies
("lastinir ,Line.-
•Jf In fact a complete sportsmans paradise.
' l:)r(').*,]iee1ors a.int- Miners should see the display ol
^ Compasses,, Mineral   Grlasses,   Spectacles,   Eye   Shades.   Eye^T
i*A Shields' and Smoked G-lasses.      . °
'"" M.y .-stuck of Toilet Soaps i.-* complele and the variety
Ihis line is aslonishinid-.
::. in
& A.   W. BLJ£ASD1£LL, "ni«l.Iut0O.itttri«i,«-«»U
«>*« «?•» ♦;«» «■*«* •> -»**
Pioneer Druo Hail
«>1 I Muirniiiry "T^
6' *t* *#•  *i' *0*  *0*  "$* '"' "^*  *^r *■♦* *♦*  *♦* *(J* *#-  »fr*
ri0, «> * ,taifc' •»*■ ***** *»*T*» ■•T*1** •»!•': - **^*- •»/**■ •»***■ *•!•; *"!«* *».w,t **■ :•*- *av**
'^•1    •}*    nfa     a^a     «^«     »^«    »(J»    «^a  *,,, *^a.    *fy*    *9*    mT       *9m    *♦'"    '*-*•     *(**
i.f*   -.£,   »|,   kA.    ,w
"V* 'J* *•«  ■}"  '?■■•
tea   is
A Schilling ."vc Conij.riny
S^n 1-rancisro
lAlItT Stkici.k
.IrxcrioN (o Nol.*.oii   in
to Calgary, in i:i
to Winnipeg in :i."i
to Vaiicouvei- l.'i
lo Vicfoi-ia in ."ii1
•' to Toronlo   in  7."i
io Montreal in 7(J
•' to New Yorkin ell
0 hours
-;lv..ts'l<,ii'i-t'.Sl(-..tk-.l.-l. I
li'.aves Oi-iLiil'iniok
*'or rates.
'11 V"
s l(i:t".
s \--;i:t
.ticlvefs. and full1 in-
formation address C....P. II. agent,
l-'oi-l Steele .11nifitioii or
ti l
\vindi:kmi-rh *?. donald
General Merchants
Mining supplies a Specialty
Miners goiiiir northward via Canoe liiver Roule will iind il a lar^c
-.avilli; nnd com-fiiieiice lo procure their supplie*- al   Donald.
SOLP a<;knts f<
Canton  Steel "Company
Oi'inqre, i' fiildeii aiid
Miniiiir Divisions.
I'1. M. M'KDni'iisi.'. .Agent     .
Cranbrook. I!
W. F. ANDERSON, T..P, A., Nelson.
E.J. 00 YLE, A. fi. P. A., Vancouver I Agents  at Windermere for  the California Giant Powder Co.. : THE' P.EOSPECTOP ;PGRT 'S']'EK]jE':'P:.: ��..��� AUGUST,'Ifl; 16��9,  Q^ite I i^twa0^>i>cfpi%-,  SATULIDAV.  .VIJOUS'!' iii.'-lSWi.  ". .:'"'.   ��� ' ,.,  Of Interest to 'Miners.  ;'    :   .     .���:.���., ".;,' -!." ��� ���,-���"���.������:-���    .   "   '   . l>   <  ���  '��� ������'������..V\So'.'/''.'i'ar.'..' known -'the';; deepest  : vrorking-::in Canada is at- the Eus  ��tis miiie7 JC.iist.is,, 'Quebec, "where  ���in mining i'or ].iyrites a de]>ih u''  i'.'iObfeethas, been attained: * ;;  ���", '���" Meiribers of tlie Canadian Mining" Ttistiuite.  which ���. rheetsiiext  j month..! .propose.".,.visiting.:-''Sari  ��Francisco,duf ing'the, Septeinber  ;''���'session  of--'tlie  American������;Insti-  ' tute of Mining Engineers. ,..  ",���" ,E. D.-. Peters,;'.!]'':  in ;.-:his  work  ���'Modern  Copi^er��� Stnelting" de:  ���.'. tines pyritie saieliing'as ''the fusion Of sulphide,.ores by ilie heat  :'generated ;by  their.: own1 oxida-,  ftion.. and - without;' extra neons  heat, sticli'as 'carboiiaceou^fuel,  the.electric are, ,etc.'*' '���'A:-.,:"'.-'  '.0  ' o    . .- ,    ,   -1  ',:������' The : <i"o!d'-in-th'e';gOQse, stories.!  ready .driven" -foiiif- "distance -yy"\  .wards each, other   from   the. 'r'e-'.j  si>ective;shafts;of the 1\yo in'ines, j  bi!t fliese drifts 'are! hot alii, eoiii-j  ' i'uon level, thbugli near. ���    J.t-bcj-,.:  ing-desirable to   utilize   the   cut-j  tiiigs ulreiidy .-ina'de',,; ;tbe,'';dllTer-,|  enceiii" the. elevation of the   twoj  drifts made, be made   use  of  by ;  constructing": aiiorebiirand chute j  at the place ,o'f- intersect ion/_as,  was 'donein tlie.AYildmun-Muhoh-  ey mine at.Siittei- creeli; Gal.- -In,  .this instance-the, connection was  inacle 'and'tlie ."WiIdinan dri'ff. was  about lf> feet higher .\liaii, that, of  the Maiioiiey,.  ' An  orci biii; was;  constructed here tp; .receive   ore  fi-oni the AVildinan:". A.carf \\vas:  :uiid\u-iieatli: the clifitc, ��� tilled. >and':  trammed fbthe' Maluipey' %iiaft.  The ilevice proved 'an' ee.ononii-  cai'adjunct to the  operations; 'of  the; iiime',"and saved .the, ..' driyii'ig  FOR  '."'.:r:;i:,   '.'.:. .'-'COMPLETE.  j-;,'' 0 '���        ��� . .   ,. :���������.'.���'���'���.."���        ."' ... '  ! Ready for prompt -Shipment"i.NOU  I>'LA"NTS:.:':  ROSSLA.ND WARE HOUSE,  BOILERS  .'.,<���    HOISTS  ���PUMPS-'-,-'-v.  BUCKETS  GARS, WHEELS'  ,,":      and AXLES  MANUFACTURER^  -and , "-BKEWEB-bJ.- OP    li]X.1'li^;^fis;E'i.,  Wi re R ope antl Suppl l esi  Hi  SOLD:  BEER  M:  'THE:. BARREL,  BORTEJt  Drills  'W  u  .OH- -BOTTLED  Write for'Estimates and Catalogues  JENCKES MACHINE CO,  of several hundred  drifi.-^:... ���"'������     ���.-- ,'- ''Afi'  ;feet-:bf  nthy.  Bottled W  CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO*  >,:;.ROSSl^A'lV^  " ingropV alternateiPwith tales, .of i--'. '������ ������.:-"��� A,yj�� '"-,' ������'������ ���',  ���.-,:'���������;;:-"  vfir'bark:aVisa ving ������;liigh.iii gbld"'.  ���������'������     ��� o'"' v '      ������   - -   ������ ��� ���-  (?-.: 'V  ^'are'-slight'ty variedthisfseasbii-by  ^^allegations frptrivSeatt,lfe:/and.;;Ta-;  ;,;,;:'coma:6i ���tlie';disc.bve%:'p.f 'gpldrfiii  .���-.���.���a\-ducksscrbp.''.:.'^ ''vv''=.;-;'5.:-"' .-:'���-"^.o:-:  :������:. ��3?he:Priyy ;'Gp,uncl.il bf'^.England.  ���''fi las titled, tliattlie Bfi tisltGpl uiri -  P tfG>M JE?T ATTENTION  By'-Wire,-;aiidf.Post-.;;Frbi'n;;rA-n;i>ai^s:^  .:���,���. fl^;.,.".:' .oiikti World- ":":-��� ..':���;'.,':' ,,->,-',.. j: -.,':=.-,:;; .^;/.f-f;,"; r -,;'-..���; ';'.'.":;',. i^"-,^ S'j?".::''S "::-.': '���-...',,., -:-..-' ^ ,'�����,-< ���-'"������-,',-::/---. V'-.;X';."'" ;i,r-  :.f Uhited;.Staies;.Seiiator ^.���BeyeijW )r( /K,' firi'fi. \fi.:^;;vfifi:fi-'Xy '[������-:lfi;fi.l''fi:-:fi 'r'r'^'-y'fi^-U  id��:ehas.arrivedatf\1T;ictbria::fi-oi;u1 fi'��:fi/:.:.--fi::-. .������"��� 'fy. .".j"..;'".'*'*.;1'':?. ''^fi"'-:- ���>r':'':v:}':''': '^ -.:.'fi^fi:;fififi: fi'-\'-:: '-Ahy,  the ;Oi-ieiit,on,the? ste'auish/ip, ^Ejn  'i^i^s^.dp^-hm^.fii::'-^'^  I  y...n  '"���'.':���������'- (;.<1  AND  The"'���:���'���aiitlipri"iles>;v'a:t- ; ;Madrid  ������Wai-lkWvnife  ���em i^l o y-'01 j i'hese -, '��� nii'cl er ��r.rb'ti hd1 in  ���rtha:t ���������province:  :;;;.^he^bal;nii:ne*)^of,,..u.w.rn. -,L.  ^_: is 'funconStitutipiiai^ffthefrjjJdge-;  A'diienpAqit���.fthe'.:- 4u,if"'';potirf ;;"'of ^ tiife'  .i/.-iyrpyiiic#/fe  ';7se1;?;asiciei':   missiqners;:iiPt' to re,tu;ru; ytoJTai---;] >r-  lac.,;and it;is repented ���..two".-spe'b.- j;':-..'���;���"  i'ai-.cdiiii'iiV^.^piie'rs'.^^  fes':aiid Oherbb are;-on,; theii^f^va'yi^-i  frotii;., Sjiaia;;;. to,- ^cpnduc^','- tlie' I,,;���.'���  jti'eg6^t:iiitious":-"-.vfoiT>::.t"nO^  '���;:VfIn:theysiiaiofyichlgan^v^^  fi<mme^v;%r\<{^^^  '���'���: "A fed'bv.a: cbrpbratioxi.'ta'ke prece'.  -;f.>::-;:cloiiee���fbver:^;;a;:;::vi]tPrtgage  W'A thbuigli-tlie-.niprtgagev; may:;-have  .l.-frf'-^RP.hF^  %.��;.iv aliped''; th'ei-'e'pii "pi-ibr to; the per-;  ���^'v.;_lofiTia.^  ri:7;;i.,K:'yy.ages.;;;ac;ciuie(i  ���;;f;',;;:rtgiye^^  :;;;felpther,;'c}ebt;s iiildvrdainis "pf'.flevery'  'ifAA-i a ii ai-acter: exeepi'. ta'^es; '\ line's'-, ancl '���  'fiA6fiy:-fiJ0, ifein:iii||i Virgin iii <3ity;fpa']i^  .|'.{^Cir^widely'Q6]iio*i^liii.In ille;J;;.1 os;-.  ;!||^iiua^fie  fifyfiSan;;LJJriiriplscbVdiii.fc! '"bohgliii;Atlie'  ��11 ���-';|hiagh "iiferyf f:d p;?!fpiH;f^^nisfoelv  i;".;-;';.':'-iniin'es:ii(  'AA "A slia ge .���'dl'-'c1 mi iii hg:', in a t te rs;!;'." ; Tlie  ;: ���'���Vniii.cliiner^;Sp;:bbugli^  i;-::^f;cbstS'hundreds; Pf: Ltlious;i.nds;:;Ol'  i^.;.' i'lol l;u;s. ��� '���"' If,' w'<):& ^potfj n its d ay  aiii.'iJlpul^becaiiic^-rpb^  A';���'������-. goes a,s blrr-iroii to the ibuiidr^,  -���'-'-..',:;'f;a,iid'will be'nielled up, aiitl '.made  ,;. 1 n't:o .I'levv.-ahd' 'iinprbved;i:prm& of  ���'��� :. iiiining iniichiiiery..pereliance.,to  y'J%b back iii: its new J'orm- to again  ::"' (lo/duty oiifthe Gouisi,Pck.; /':'<'';v'oi  ::':���;,'; ',*Cb|ipcr  a:iid   lead ������ do ��� i'e'adily  : " :,l'brui'libmogeneo\is alloys.. tO'.pb-.;  ' .'Miaiu vviiich the two metals"''mus't'-  .,���;;. ;^e melted": 1:og(ilh'er : beyond tlie  j'iising point of copper = and :theii  ;- ffr^qnlcklyfChilletLf.;; Wlieii such an  9fi-:-; alloy ;i^\gracbtaily;.heateclV,tpfthef  ';���; A iiieltin^fpoiht; bf lead,���'part of the  ',::; Hatter may be 'separated iroimthe  ��� "h copper,",..,the;���"��� copper f;einivining  fi-.1; iis.a;ppiirousmass:\; T^ femove  ; :  ! .the copper from'the leatl^ ah' ad-  ��� ��� ditipn.of'.zinc is necessary. Or-  :,.-Afi 'dina-rily-.'.the; percentage,, p��,qop-  ;; .':������:' per iii I6ad .does not ' interfere;  '.'"', .with nieclialiicai'usei; it -appears  ' ;tb'benefit by protecting the lead  ������-"  against the  action..of  sulphuric  ::     acid. ; ." ,"'   "������ '    ''���������--...,'.''   .������'  ; ' ,Eastern(;stimates   figure  that  ���'���''  the t.ot;i!   value, of 'the   mineral  ;.; production of the United   States  in 1 Si).*-'.aggregated ^TUtV^.b'.rfip;',  ,  /The amount was ^1)46,S'.M1.>���<.��!.'   in  1897.   'The,  l'Ais productioil, included S(i'ri.'(-''8i',440. in  .1  ���'-'������.';,'It;;is;stated tha.f,theiusurgeiit*? K  ihVtlib;PI;i.ilrpp]iie;s',;deinag^  DpO,:p0O;:fpr'Hth&' ^release ^;pf;':.the"'  Spanish; prisaners-'heicl^by^theni..  i f,,M. ;Le'iuy:<ibrougiit.;td';,,the,XJnit-;  ,eel StilltcisvassEiy;; pffi.ee �����at",Boise.;  Idaiio,'���?4S,OiKi'in gold' fal^n'frpm ,  lifis 'c'ja-i m,pii"CTi^uiitefci'e.ek,fiibbu:t;;)  40 ljatlesfroiii^this^bity: ;-���: - ��AA.. . A  /.���!:':;;/���''',:,: -^Sofdering:. Glass:V,;^.;';,;": 'AA  i;-V Miirgbt,,:; in ,,'sp,uie:.in teres ting  iiiyestigatipnsTii^blclering'glasSv  iiife.;esi:iiblisped; the'fact-;thatf, air  ;ill()y',;cphi,pbsedipt;i95::;parts;;b^  'i(ii',aVl]ye;-'J3a'rtsxpf'.':'z^  ';!t:abbi,ipyn^;degreesPahreu]]ei.)|:  ,Becpinihg:, HriiilyVfadherfint/: ;to  ,gl; iss:'i'"t i s, u i nil te ra. bie a lid, exhi b -  its aiv atfracith^e; lusters-: : An . aP  lby.cpii"t;a|iiiiig 90 part.s tiPtinahd  ten.parts of aiiiniihunii'will'.nielt  at 5(.)p; degrees'; Palirehiieit, ��� iilnd  also forms a'strbng.an^ brilliant  solder'ilpr-1 glass., 'With.these two;  alloys ,always ready; to hand,  glass , aipay,,; be;;, "spld'erecl:., as  easy; as,: t^vo .pieces /of nietai.  When the glass ;is'heated' in a  furnace. tlie,,sokleriug can be accomplished by rubbing the /surface with, a rod pPeithbr, ;of; the  combinatipiis uantedi-.;The alloj'S  aisdt llpws can be. eyeiilyv^distrib-  ntbd witli a soldering- irpii.���- St:  Lpuis Post-Dispatch. ';; ; '^, ::  "'���;:. ,"--"���' .Canadians' in the States. '.  ; :,A.t:' the time of; the United  States rebellion 65^)00.Ganadians  crossed the rivers iind lakes and  joined the arniy of. freeclom,; for,  the protection of the 'American,  flag.;.. During the late-war. with  ���Spain' 'recruiting offices ' Ayere  thronged everyday by Canadian's  asking if they could .enlist under  the American banner and help.to  sustain it. an/l to uplift and take  from oppression those who had  -been held , iu oppression for  years.' In the first'; toosin , that'  sbunded'.in the war with Spain,  when the Maine "was blown, up,,  eleven"Canadians died upon that  -ri'rj.f-'iKLVWO  in   irold   and  7 puncesof silver.;   The { battleship:   There is not air ai-in-  ' 'to. (li )0 ���--'����� "corps',  their   is', not? a- battle  pis.- AA  ebpper production was   . ...  *>^poub(is: the load  prod.uctibn  ship that iloats   the   sjiis   under  ���''J2.S,475 tons: %inc;   IIP 104   tons:  the American flag? but what has  Jlasks of quicksilver, J.!U.4U0; bar-  . i-els of petroleum. 51.774. hi"). ;I.n  addition, there, were  *22AJ24,m< of ti'iith and justice  gold. :;0,7-.l^,(M'o,ounces of .silver',  ;U>,(>r>ri,:;">!_' pounds'.bf'copper; ���S,-,J-  ^u'.l tons 'of   lead, '.and   7, l;.,7,7.s|  '''pounds.of nickel relinod and }>rc-  j)ii,reil .foi"iuai-k'(,'t in. this-couiiUy  ,1'ro.iii-foreign ore and  Vjase  bul-  lion. f  It,Often occurs, that where two  neighboring   mines   are   located  un,der one  ownership' and- it -is  necessary   to  connect   them    by  levels   thai   drifts' are found a.l-  some Canadian ujion it, ready to  doAvliat he can for the,uplifting  ' Captain Henderspn'pf the. Cadets said: 'When".:the .forefathers'  of those-cadets landed on American soil   they   brought   liberty,  lurch  their  fSOLJE ; AGENTS.'  Mining Supplies a ^pecialty^  'w;  ^E"  s  ���Mot^ttiei^ti'  :-S".  x  ���"���'������ .-.the sut{yisypR's*"crrAiNT .made it, the Siioin-KST    v.", ���'���'..-:  ,...:' .   TliANSPONI'INKX'rAr. KOUTK. .   : ; ' . ',    '-.; ' .-���""���  '"'..--.It is, the liiost niodoi-ii; in. -equipment: ',{t-is'tho. heMviest: i-uUecliinc:  it hus ii i��(;k'-biillasi'r'o:idbeti: it' (,-i.-osscs no sand dilsei'ts: it svas   built- ,'���  Avitlioiit, -a land gi-antjif ii-dyei-nineiit. aid: it,, i�� noted for ���courtesy of-its'-  einployes: it is. the; only line 'serving, meals on tile a la eart.e plan.      ';".  ..." THROUGH THi-i"GRANDEST SCtCNKKY "IN AMIOl'tlCA,''"'     "'  '.-   .'���",     ,   :"     .'.     '     'B>% DAYLIGHT. ; ..    '''-'';,.  '���; For  PORT ST UK US "and the KAST KOOTKNAY Al I NKS^Weelcly  Stairc. from, Kalispell, ��� , Steam boat, ei.iinnuinl.jatioiis from .leniiings  , during": Summer.    Quickest, and Itiist route to'all  jiarts o,f the United  ���'������    ;' States,  Eastern Canada and , l-fui-opo; iA.   .���  For rnaps: tickets and, i.-pmplete -iiifoi'ination call or addi-es.-  ���... '       ' ���;       -.:., nearest a'j'ent or  Eirst 'Class  Brands .���. b��l Diquors ^and   Cigars^ :';f;;Ht^  ;; "-quarters ^'..ibr^^Mii^  "'���:'fi Sainple- A Rooms;- ������������" v  Best: ���Guisine'-iin'.vtlie :."',. �� :'  ';,; '���".'  '������ '''���'...;:-���*���-::    o".\ "-'���' ''-.;'-':'-    -'.:r .-;���������:.-:'���':���' '';"'��� :&;���,,'.' ; ���"' ��� ".���   '������:'������ "���<��� '���\--'--.:-'vA. >  ���'!.'���;..'. --;,. .;���.���:,. '; V^est. . '^"Modern te .Conveniences. ..'.'. "fi\'AA::^  ��� "���������'���A:Aa"'.'-A-::a d   ���'   ��� Hoiiie   ;Cbmfo-rts. ''~Afifi'A:'fi/'fi7-... A.>'fi".  m[MMfeiM,  rietorw  Gommercial Hotel  '���".-.*. Baker Street, Cranbrook. B.C.     ^    V  ;���."'"������";: ;'.-, ..���;.'.''":'.��� ':.;:,yA'AK:.<?:fi- '-..A-fio.-; A.   '���';'."-./, ;.;..';. ,..;.'���.,;;���'������":;' >':���;..���:-.;; c^A  Goiiducted   on   the   EuropeaW   Plaii  .WELL    APPOINTED   CLUB    ROOMS     .  Best     Wines     and     Liquors     at     the     Bar.  C.G.DIXON.Getiora! Ayent.  Spokane . Wash. ,  I:M.WH1TNKY.. G. P. and, T. A  '.'������   .*'   St. Paul. Minn.      '  ^MUNSON' NO.,,2.  99  their religion   and   their  <.  side'by side  and   buck'   ol  church   was,  tlie   school  ihat stood, i'or intellect  THE PROSPECTOR.  If READ.  ���  iou.se  The Best   Writing ���-Machine  ���',��;.,,,  ,; -nil-:  oni.v    ������  INTERCHANGEABLE  STEEL TYPEWHEEL  Klciranl-lv'  Illllsli-aU-il   Cfntiilo^'lKj  l-'roe.  l^\?|^|SK\;^r^i^ii^.:?(F&ilKlf/yf.l^:^K*-^  M,  M-  ���M  m.  -$%  M  m  Ma  m  M:  &:'  M  'Ml  '";-,,:" THE   .:   -;';"-'  Qaeeti?s Hotel*  Two Com mod ions Sample Rooms for Gommercial Men  IMG GAG I  HOT il-  (iOIJ>  PATHS  KANSIrKREUOI.) KUI-:!-:  HA TISS 82 PER DA Y.  m.'  m;  ;m-A  l 6. Greene. Proprietor. 1  GODDBN,B. C.  ?IF  Address] Edgar   A., Hill, Manufacturer, 94-96Wendell Street^Chicago' 0^&^%#��l��^ THE PKOPPKCTOR. FORT STJCFLiC.   P.. C.   \UCUST Ui. 1 *���!���'���.  ii* ��*���* ����* ��4*  ������" ��6�� *4�� ���������� ��-4"�� "fl�� ��fl'�� *�����' ��d* *"4*. ��ft* *#��  -���j* *��& -<��l<* �����.*��� ��=��*�� *i-V ���*'*> ���*���%��> �����>�� ���> #> -*��V ��������� -���%:��?<�� ��>  it��  �������  -fl- -** -4- ��$�� ��5- ��#-  ��|�� .��.  ����- .',-  ��f�� "I"  *���.�� *��.�� *��* *|* ��|�� *������  '|�� -f* "J* -���"  .*.  -a ;���  **,   -4'  ��s�� .(.-  ijiiji.   '  ��?��� .��.  ��������    '����  ���f.    .J.  ���*��� ��*��  ��!��� *����  *���'  -iir*i��-T-nviw w; m  if    P. '    &IB  a'4   U  >C* ���(�� ��$* ��$* *��,. k|�� ���$,  ��/��� ��c>  ���������  'f* *f"  -** '}����� '$��� *$*  -(�� 'G��  t* yf�� -f�� *t* *t* *CK *f- *%��� *J*  4s  ���it  ��^-��. ��A^  IThe only."Governrnent town in the'Dist  ,<8 .  V  The Hub of the  FORT STEEL  District  The Center o��  Population  Mining center of  the district  Rich Placers oil Wild Horse, Brewery and Fisher creeks.      Since 1864 $25000000  in gold has been taken  out of Wild Horse.  i ' . o  Sole   headquarters   for   Tracy, Wasa, Lewis, Wolf, Wild Horse, Maus   and Lost  creeks.    The highest grade ore camp in B. C.  W Of Navigation On Jlie Kootenay River  Daily Stage between Fort Steele and the Junction  The  Objective   Point  of  The KOOTENAY & N  Sa��^  '^0  Choice resident and business lots 30x99 from $100 to $250.  [titles' guaranteed. vPotj/P ;:   :  Easy terms  ��  ��  &  if* c  ���9  ^TT^-  T  ^  o  o THE PROSPECTOR. FORT- STEELE, H. C. AUGUST !«.). IW19.
i-T*^^%^"*-aryi**--P>*i,'»*,>^--'**M*'Jfg"SI Ml lllll III — IM
Tlie Canadian Bann oi Gommerce
F»aid     wp    Capital    $6,000,000.
|     T.ii;.- iidlj' c i'i.iI .1 V)<-i-i;fl iik-c'iml; (>f'
1 1 lie 1 i'i u-(l ol  I >iri-ll-.i- ( '<ll!lllli-.*.i.illcl-,-, r«u-
l-iinilii 1-2.1-1 l\'i>ciii-nn\    will   In-   licld   ,n,
|(  l-.iiilil-iiiik ()J1  \\'.-<llH-*>i]a.\ . Anyil*.: .illlli
I lot  ihe jnii",ii>-.«-nl In-iriny l In- |n-l iiinn [
lit KYi-il lino, lnr .1   lii-i;ii*.i-   .U   Tol),n-<-i> |
I Main-,   anil   for   lln-   I i-.uisfci- of U'i-11- 1
man i\. Co'-, liyi-11-.c from < 'nuilii <n>l<   lol
ii. U\ li Mi.VKS.
Chii-t I.ii-i-iiM- I i!-|>(.-i-lor.
HON.  C;ko.  A. C'ox.   t';-t.-*ia->-ir.
ii   >■".   \V M.K'r.i:.  (n-ii- Man.
Sterling Exchange Bought and Sold. 'j
London Agents—The Bank of Scotland.
ci:i,-rii-rr.\Ti-:   oi-- tiik   1!Kci*.tk\tio\'
<-i>mi-»niiU  Ai i   i*'.ir."
®he fgvosfpeckov.
SATURDAY.  Al'lJl'ST  l!». id'.W.
1). .1. Elmer vi Moyie city wa*
a visitor at Fort Steele on Tues-
clii'v. ,
Remember Kershaw'.*, tor fre&h
fruits at lowest price*.. Fora-et
•us not.       -,   ' -    *
J. W. H. SMYTHE. Manager.
R, O. Jennings brought in
some beautiful .specimens of
srold quartz from the Bin1 Chief
mine on Monday.
A   largo   amount  of  develop
nieiit work is being done a,ll over
the Fort Steele district.
A real circus with a barrel organ, clown, elephant and red
lemonade was at Cran brook last
MrAVrthur Fen-wick will commence building  on  his   lot    on
Charle.- Bielenburir came do
from Tracy creek on Monday
returning the *ame day.- He
say.-- a larsre amount of work is
being done, and - that all the
prospects are looking well.
Dr. TaeiihaiiMjr. manager of
"the Watcli Hospital, ha*, re-
mrued ironi a irip to the country. 'He says that notwithstanding the fact that work ha*, been
stopped on the'NbrihStar branch
it has. not'stopped work at the
.watch hospital. Watches are being treated ,ju.*-t the same as
usual. *
Andy Devlin and  \Y.   Langloy
returned   from   Moyie   lake   on
- Sunday.
Kershaw's sell the best   bread
- and cake in this town.' v
'.'John Fink  returned   on  ilon
day, from  a  visit,   to  the   Tracy
' creek" mines.
" Hotiv f,',tnij, Miidia/ CtHii/iitiiii."
Hcri-teii-il tin- 1-Mh ilay ut .lulv   \. 1> . l->»'.i
I ln-n.-1'.v roiiifj tliiii I h.i\t- lln- 0.iv uvl*- I
'u-i-t-0 il.i' --Ilowt- Croup MiiuiiK t'ompnuv ' i-
.ill 1-'.XL1S-I*ni\ ilK-irfl Ctimpnin. umlei Lln-j
• ComiMiiit". Act. If*.".' aiuI to i-.uvv miior!
ufk-i-t all it jnv or iIn- ol.jfi.-t- lii-rriii.ifti-i set |
roith to w'.iu-h tin- l.-ni-lntni' jutlioruv i>( lln- j
ljrgis'.inniM)f FJrm-li t'oluintnii eilrii'N. |
'1 ho lioit'l ortlrt' of tin- C'omp.im i- Mut;ii<-1 ,
in liu-Citv of "-iink.un- M.U»- of Wj-hiUBinii, I
r   S   A. |
Tim Miu-iiiii of lln- r.ipit.U ol 'In- I'ompunv I
l- f|i>0.i)i'i). OivaK-0 into 1 NOii.iXH' -.lijifr- ol 10 '
colli- e.u'li ,
Tlif lit'iul MilU-t- of tin- Comp.iav In Ihl-
rniMiioe i. sitii.it'1 .ii l-'i>rt .sicoli-, .mil fianif)
Howe, Krc-i- Mlni-r mot ompo-noivil lots.-iu-aiirt
ti-ajisfL-i-.li'i-lc) a host1 Jdilri'ss Is Fori SitN-h*
I- tin* .ittoini'i for tin1 I'ompaiiv.
"I'ln-Iinu-of tlu-I'tistt-rn.-i- of Uv1 Compjny
1. llftT yrais.
Tin1 o>»<vi- foi which I lit" CniiipAiiy li.i*
heen ostriblishcd ,irr -
-1 To work, operate Imv, .soli, lr:i*o, locuto.
aciiuiro. iMocuiu. holil. ami ilo.il In nilnc*,
meial.s. anil inini'rals of every kind. Oosoription
aim i-li.inirtt'r. wtfliin tin- fiiiti-it State- ot
America anii the l'umnco of British Cotnmln.i
Oina.l.i: To can*   mi  a'lul comlui-l  a   jcom.'r.il
 ' I miuiii-'. siui-ltliii.-, lnillinit. mid ifitui-uoii   btisi
Ml'..  N.    Hanson    Will    build    OJi ' ik--.n.  ro|>tiii-ha*.<*  noimrc lioM. <*iei-t. atictop-
rh" corner of St.   Mai'vVi street !'!"wi-i,''«'":t-.,iii.iiw«i-! plants tor thi- pm-posi-
.... -   r-»    "k      W     .    . ,:,       "     . ,\' ! of liiiiiiiii'anil trcatiin-'oro-. ami for t'»0 purpo-o
and Rocky Mountain avenue.      . ;o„urnNh,IwIlpht.lu«,ell.al,nK ^^ f6,- .ui
  ' ln-rno-o-- to t'omi  l>uy. lojse  locate, ami  hold
E.   A.   Elton ha.-* beeil'   appoint- I dnoh.-s  tJuni-s anil Water lights,  to cons-truct.
ed local airent for the C-Jalt   Coai!le-'^' bu>'  ^'ir ,»lil11  or operato railways
/ -Ai„„.,n,. nt' T   „l,i„.,j„, ' forrto.s, irom«,:iys or otliermcans ot ci-aris]<or-
(. nmiun\ oi Lethoiidge.  ,     ^       UHon for iraii;p01.un>. oiew. millillK nm, otJlc,
, " .'materials. ioo»n   lionil   bnv.   lease,   sell, and
.1.   W.   Hamilton of Kelson,   was ; locate timber.md cirnliei-elaiius and land', ami
ill    t'OWn    OI1    WedliesdaV Ml"   ' Inall;. toduererythins consisiuni and  i-tsiitri-
Hamilton is' an  old Vesident" of j"-'1' forihtL-ar,,,niroutofiheobjiK-wa..diji.r-
,r , , . ,    .      .     ! posi--.ifcie-aui. in their fullewc and  bioade-t
Montana,^  but   has   resided    in ■ Hl.a^ U! lhe u.rritoIy ilf01.u.-aid-.
British    Columbia    for     the    last'    ■ cuven under-try hand ami-ual of ortlce a-;
fOUl'  VeUl1.*).       '    ' ' ' Victoria   fnn-mre of   liritish   iToIumbia.  this
i i^th dav of Jnl\. one thoii.sjn'd eTtrlu hundred
Is now
for Sale.
on the market and LOTS are
\vn  ^ocK>* ^fountain Avenue.
0 i i
KNA'Y  D1STKICT.    -, ' -
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Situan-d as it U in the CENTER of the FTIO-HKST ftKADE "MINERAL. BELT of B-RITTStl
of North Ea*.t ICootenay.
i . • ,     ,     .i
TWO Creeks. ' , '
Large Lots
Wide Streets
Now wall ]>;iper at'Cann's. -
, E. .1. Wal.-sh. C. E., manager
of the I Jig Cliief mine, left, on
Sunday'for Ottawa.
I\er.s,haw's cooking but.ler al
2:>(.: per lb is just splendid.      *
The new townsite building,
will be one of the finest buildings
in town when completed.
Repairing   Chronograph    and
'Repealing Watches our  specially,   n   l! Bi-yi"i'scin-:x. Jeweller.
Carlin & Ourick-: received two
c.a,rloads of freight during the
past week'.
Wantkd—A good Vest and
Pant maker. °Apply to L. Cohn.
tailor. h\)rl Steele, I J. C. *
• N. A. Wallinger returned from
Tracv creek on Tuesday.
>-     , ,    , T        , ,    r, . anil mnetv- nine.
Colonel Henderson and Cape.
Milford of Movie are visiting at:
Fort, Steele.
Keiristrai of Joint Stocit"Companies-.
Messrs.    Jos&iih° and    James'
Carlin; brothers of William Carlin, are putting in a visit"of .-.ov
oral weeks at Steele. "
General    Arthur   cigars
"Will's navy .cut-at Keep*..
.The Bull river mid gang returned on Thursday, having
completed their work in thitt vicinity.     , '
H'ra, Carter of Toronto is registered at the Windsor.
John Fink'went to  Bull   river
on Pridaiv.-
Gold Co-nuniisnioner Armsti-ong
returned en Thursday  from  an
official trip to Fernie and Moyie.
c      — _ c
E. .1. Canw made a Hying trip
fo K'imberlc-T during the week.
.1 ay Usher returned from Perry
crc-ek. where he has been doing
development work- on some
claims in that vicinity, on Thurs-
(I eorge Player came down from
Kimberley-on Thursday even-
in »".
St. John's Church of England.
Divine service "will be held in
St., John's ch'Tirch at 7.30.
Strangers welcome.
Sunday, school1 at1 2':>I0' p. m-.
All the children invited..
,'There will be preaching every
Sunday at the Presbyteiian
church a« I!! a. in.  SundayschaA)]
at 2 p. lru f    '
&X-&- Cbming- In- ,
Saiuple.-.-0'f ore- for exhibition.
2")urpo.*>es are- coming: iji a-lmofiC
every day. While- *i.p- t'o tlis-
present all <$£ the- districts ax-&
not represented', still ii'ie collection is one 0122- people need not
be asluuncdifcc, 0,
C. V. Hannington is  expected
back in a few clays.
William Harper of Fernie.    is
reiri.*.tered at the International.
Mr. A. W. Vowel I and R. L.
T. Galbraith visited the St. Eugene mission" on Tuesday.
Mr. K. J. Hiybye and family
returned'to Sheei> creek on Sunday.
C. M. Keep came clown from
the Toniinc mine on Sunday.
A lai-ire number (jf choice .--pc;c-
imens of ore were brought in by
Mr. R. O. Jennings 'during the
pa.-*t week.
L. L. Thonia.-.. representing
Rryan & Co.. cigar manufacturers of Winnipeg, wa.- in the city
on Thursday.
The Mining Association of
(Janada will leave on the 1st of
September fur trip through the
'.]. W-. H.'Smythe,"manager of
■■the. Canadian'liank of Commerce
was a:visitor at   Fort  Steele   on
Mr. Kershaw's ■new' ston: is
rapidly approaching completion..
T. Ketjp returned on Monday
from a visit to the Tontine group
on Thill river.,
The road to tbe *I-Sull river
mines lias been eoi'upleled.
Cleo. H. Gilpin spent several
days at Cranbrook", during the
past week.
An old pro.**i>eetorleft for Perry Creek on Thursday. He said
that he was going- in search
of coarse gold, and that he knew
where to find  it.   .
C. M. Keep intends to continue
work- on the Tontine group indefinitely. So far as the work
has progressed the development
has been most .satisfactory. The
lead is showing up well in all of
the openings.
A meeting of the Masonic
fraternity will be held at Fort
Steele on Sept. 2nd. --■
.1. K. Humphreys of Wolf
creek was a visitor ntFort Steele
on Friday.
Chickens and ducks will soon
be ripe and tlie local sports are
preparing for a slaughter of fix;
innocent. .
A. number of ad's were received too lft b-> to change this week.
Tl. L. Cummins, P. L. S._, is
survey ing some mineral claims
on Perry Creek.
Contracts have been let for
several new buildings on .Rocky
Mountain Avenue. ■
S25.00 TO S200
, _ t I <
FOR FULL PARTICULARS ADDRESS    ■ . - - , .-     ■-
New.' Appointments.
Alfred C. Jfrfsoir. a-a- cxsses.soir
and collectoii ander tlie- revemis-
act for the Fort Sleete- district)..
L. W. Pa-ttHore as sxaiiiing re-
cordei' al Foit Steele-..
S'sot Ball-
The Nelson football team will!
play a picked; team-ol:FortStee-te
and Cranbrook at Cranbrook
about Septe-cnber 10th. There
will be a bu.M! i)ract-ic-^ at Cranbrook on the- :>Oth of August aad
at Fort Steele on September -Uli.
The local'committee request all
foot-ball! pkiyers. to be on tltsek
on those dates..
In no section of liritish Co.ciun-
bia are t>!iere lx-tt«r indications
for good mines than in the Fort
Steele district, and never before
has there been so much work-
going on. Within the next year
as much will be heard of the'
Fort Steele district as is heard
of the Boundary creek or Republic country now.
The business outlook at. Fort
Steele is exceedingly bright.
Get your Job Printing done at
Tiik PuoKi'ttcrroi: office.
N.. A. Wallinger has moved into his new' office on Riverside avenue.
T. C. Arni.sfrung is busily engaged putting a tin roof on the
lownsite building.,
A. i'i. Kecler lias brancjhed out
as a mining broker: Mr. Keeler
is well known in the North West
and in touch with mining promoters1 all over the United
States.     -      "'       ■
Windermere, B
1 the B^cT ASSAY & CHEMICAL    "'       g
1      ■.■*&.      % ■ SUPPLY CO., Ltd. 1
Vancouver,    B..   C
We are* Manufacture-rs and direct lmpiorters. and cttrrya
-  lar<"& stock of Bitlances. Furnaces. Fire Clay Goods, Sciewtitic
\ ancf Pl-actk-al   Books.   Glassware.  Platinajn,  Got^ds,   .Acids.
Chemicals, and all other Assaye-rs' and Miners: re<i.uircments.
SOLE AGENTS for Morgan. Gracible Compaasy,. Battersea, Beck-
p      '   er's Sons' Balancesr Etc.
5 Catalogue and full particulars ouj application. |5
FHHHE, a. C.     OLD TOWN.
' Sample Rooms for Commercial Men
No- Traveller Should Pass the Door.
The trail runs within te-n- feet of the house.     Good
- 1.5am and plenty of hay and grain.    If you patronize the
Waldorf you will never regiret it.
H.   A.   KANOUSB,
-    1 Proprietor.
, — Dealers    In —
General Merchandise
■'..'. : ,:  'ATHELMAR, B. C.-   '       ,."   ,
,'":      Prospectors   Supplies   a    Specialty
t'-OKT  STKI3LK,  IJ. C.
GROCElil.liS, HARDWARbl'.■ CLOTHING.1:>00TS and SHOES-  collections    promptly    made:.
U.  D.
A.  F. AND A. M.     , G. R.  B. C.
Kesiiiliir nietJliiij.'*-—1st Tui".iUiv- in t;,icli
riiontli .it eitrliLolflock. Visiting Hjutliuni ure
oonliiilly uivitcil- *
J-v VV. Iti.vvsiiKi.i, 5sjei,utiiry.
Fein Stkki.h l>t.\"Bi.t>i,MF,N-rSYs"m-AiTE Ltd
\W Lt-iicluiittall Sutt't. I.oikIom. Knuliincl. '
VOST Ol-'|i'IUK ItOXfe.
Port Steele B.C.
//. L. CUM M I tVS.
p. l. s. ti- c. /<;,
Vm\ Steele B.C.
W. li. Uuss U. \\". I1kui:iimj,.-l
Barristers      -      -      Solicitors
Fort   Steele,   B.   G
, X.    EDE
Fort Steele,
B. C.
Geo. S...-McCiii-lcr. ' .1. A. Harvey.
liarrislers,   StAicitors,   i\'t.,/tn-ins   Pubhcj\
Convei/ana'rs elc.


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