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The Prospector Aug 26, 1899

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 *VHE PROSPECTOR UAm :* i ���'���:>-,.-���  ���*r- j,i'Poi.\-n:i; -ni : on ��,'i-\r. --  <f GOVERNMENT   GAZETTE      "���  ���t< r-  * ��                         s!  -)!�� l-'or South J-..1-L K.Mi'.cii-.n,.         a  w^ .5.  if- '-                   *  y THE   PROSPECTOR   CON  < TAINS ALL   PUBLIC  NO-  ';- TICES AND GIVES THE  * LATtST TEL-EGRAPKIC  '.'��� AND LOCAL NEWS.  6  -*  *  *  Voi. 5.  FORT  STEELE,  13.  C. SATURDAY, AUGUST 2G. 1899.  No  ���34.  New Advertisements To-aay.  <C.i 111,(11.111 r'.iciiic R.nlwiyv  Notice -Heoiv I-'- '"iilleu  f. Al. A: Su l������.iul Jl.jilw.iy  l*J��e  THE UPPER ST.  MAEY'S  Development on the Humming- Bird  Oroup Shows Up a Fine Grade  of Ore.  Nearly.' every'day   some  one  comes from the upper St. Mary's  with   wonderful   reports  oi'   the  i-ich ore which i.s  found  in  that  tseetion.       Tom   Html   and   his  I'jpartner, .-Peter,  Meachau   came  down fronii there last week, where  ���i,hoy have ,beun  developing  the  Humming Bird group  oi  mines  dm Lookout mountain, abo.ul ten  miles from the  crossing of- the  ���oast fork- of the St: Mary's river.  iMiis group of claims consists of  [the 'Humming 'Bird,   - Whipper-'  kviil,   Robin,   Last, Chance   aiid  JMountaiN View.  The work on the  [claims so far consists of surface  I work-and small open cuts.     The  liiiain ledge i.s from 15 to -5 feet  [in width, culling the formation."  (The "ore carries' copper  pyrites.  Isjrey copper and galena.     This  [ledge can bo traced   through  all  |of the claims.   Two hundred feet  j'lorlh is another  ledge  six  feet  vide,1 carrying   the  same,   grade  (of ore.    The formation is  dolo-  lniite lime and quartzite.   ' There  ltre several diorite ledges on the  Iproperty. ���" * .  '  Mr. Kurd says that it is a tnn-  liel    proposition   with   splendid  lunnel sites; in running a,tunnel  lath each foot drove  a  foot fin  Ifepth   will be -gained.    -"I   am  \at,istied  we have'a "niine"'ccon-  finued Mr. Hurd. '.'and .Jnside of  .'.nother year there will  be .such  (1 rush into that country  as  will  [astonish tlie' oldest  inhabitant." |  cThe claims are about 55-miles  from Port Steele. ��Some splen-  llid    specimens    of     ore     were  I>rought down" , which   represent  'ii average of the ledges.     Such  lire-will'attract attention in  any  juining camp.  ���JO cents in   silver,   and   I.V.   i>er  i-etii in nickel.  Tlie above is not the'Jirst.strike  of nickel that has been made on  Wild Horse creek. Pour year*  ago nickel was found in the- cap-  ping of the ledge on the Hidden  Hand and the Iron Mask claims:  the assays gave a return of from  nine to fourteen per ceni  nickel.  "Wo learn that ,further test*  will ''be made of ihe ore from  t-hese claims to see if there is  nickel in tho ore at a depth.  A PROMISING MINING DISTRICT.  NORTH  STAR   AND  ��� HILL.  SULLIVAN  The Kimberley Consolidated Mining  _. Company Will,Resume Work  on September 1st.     .      , "  A i'uli force of men are at work'  developing the-Black Bear. They  are working'on the vein - At the  bottom of the shaft there is- two  feet of clean galena, and three  to four feet of concentrating'oro.  The propert3r i.s under bond ,'to  Chas. Estmere.  ���The sh'aft'yon the Owen Sound  Boy fraction i.s now down 27 feet  and the indications are excellent.  This fraction joins the Hope one  of the Sullivan group.  On Tracy Creek.  "' On Tracy creek there is no  abatement-in the development of  the claims, hows, comes down  every day which is most encouraging. Work is being done on the  Rani's Horn with good results,  the ore being of a" fine quality  with a good per centage of copper. The ledge from the Ram's  Horn runs into the Cresent ''and  Viking claims.' , Work of development on the latter will probab-',  ly 'go oif under the supervision  of the new owners.' .  Viking- and Crescent Bonded.  E.  H. Thurston  has  taken  a  I'Oiid on the Viking. Cresent and  ���1 ascot claims from H. L. Ammo;  IF.    -VanArsdalen   and   Grundy  .ukhus. The amount of the bond  (-.'unknown. These' clai ins are ad-  Loining  the  Estella  in  what is  'nown as the Tracy creek basin.  |Yom those who have visited the  liropcrty it is learned  that'it is  Ine of more than ordinary merit.  "he vein of the Estella it is"cer-  Itin passes through   the  group,,  l.ud a rich vein recently uncover-  |d on the Ram's Horn   has  been  -aoed to the Viking.  The number of bonds now be-  kig taken on properties is a cer-  lain  indication   that , the    Port  "tecle district is attracting more  liiid more attention.  The new strike of galena on  the Defender is highly regarded,  and the owners are thoroughly  prospecting the claim.  ��Work in the shaft on the Estella has been discontinued, and  the men are now engaged in running the new tunnel, which is  being extended to connect with  the shaft.  On the properly of tlie Tracy  Creek Mining Company the work  is .progressing with satisfactory  results.  A   -Brief   Account    of   Development  "    Near Tobacco Plains and Elk  River.  But little is heard m this section regarding the properties  about .Tobacco Plains and Elk  river country. G. F. Schorl" wa.-?  in town a few days uyo and gave  a representative of Tin-: Pkos-  pkutok .sonic interesting -information regarding the work .being done in that section of the  district. He said -Mr., AI. Phillips has some promising properties, among them the Long-  worth, upon which little work-  has been done aside from assessment.    The work  on   the  claim  consists of a shaft  down  eleven  1  feet in depth in a lead nearly  four feet in widtli. carrying copper sulphides and,tellurium, the  latter, carrying, gold. Uu_the  back* end of this claim there are  several rich stringei s - carrying  the same character of ore.-. This  claim is located across.the gulch  from Little Copper mountain.  On Phillipps' creek Potts and  McLennan have a claim called  -Bellevicw, with,a ledge five feet  in .width,' carrying copper sulphides which assays "3.") per' cent  copper. ' The claim is developed  by an open cut. giving a , depth  of fifteen feet at, the face.  '  ;The"Minnie, ' owned .by "Mr.  Millike'u. has a shaft twenty feet  dee]), with a pay chute 'two feet  wide of 'copper sulphides carrying high values. '    ,< ���  ON-  EI,K  my  Lake Shore in.;ic a:   Moyie   was  started up on the 17th insl.  It is expected���that lhe new  concentrator on'the St.' Eugene  mine will be started up in- aboiu  six weeks.  About .-?10,i)0i) was paid out in  wage at Moyie last month.  WINDERMERE  DISTRICT.  DEVELOPING STAR GROUP.  Work   Will  Probably   Continue   All  �� Winter.  P. C. Stoess on 'behalf 'of the  Bull River Mining Company of  Spokane, who own the well  known Star group'of claims at  the head of Quartz creek, over  lhe divide from Boulder creek,  arrived in town on Monday last  and immediately went up lo look  over the property. He returned  on Thursday and said to a representative   of Tin": Pkospicc-  life  Kl VKR.  o  There  are  several  properties  -in this vicinity which give good  promise, among thein tho Happy  Prank    group,   ' consisting ' of  TOit: -'T have gone over  ground pretty thoroughly but  am 'not prepared to make a comprehensive statement., ,Since the  company took hold of the property bill little work has been  done in tlie way of development,  most of the work, so far., having  beeu preparatory." There, are  indications of seven leads traversing the'property, varying in  width from six inches 10; twelve  feet. Two of these loads carry  galena and some copper pyrites,  .the other leads consists of different varieties of iron pyrilos arid  copper. The properties are well  situated in-regard to timber and  water'supply, with a good trail  to the claims from -Port' Steele.  It is,, impossible to form any  opinion as,to the ^possibilities of  this section, as "there are' no  claims riear-by which, show." any  Several New- Towns Started. -Mines  Being Developed. --Iierrjs of Interest.  fOorre-.pond''iiLi- <>: Tn>. PK.j-.fr.i-jok.)  As already staled by ���Mr.  Steve'Young, ihe recent strike  by Messrs West.; Scott i Van  Courtland on Horse Thief creek.  i.s without a doubt one of the  greatest strikes oyer made in  the Kootenav^.  Pred A. Mulholland representing a syndicate'; has purchased the townsito of Copper,  from E. T. Johnson. "Copper"  is situate on the west end of  Lake Windermere, and . commands a grand situation, lots  will be ])lacecl oh the market at  once.        ' '..  Geo. Stark has resumed work  on the Uelpliine with a small  force, it is the intention oi' the  owners' .to .work the property  throughout the winter.  ,  Copper City i.-j all the , talk  at  the present time.  R. R. Bruce is working a force  of 20 riien on the sitlins- Bull  group, on Boulder Icreek.  It is the intention of the new  Golden syndicate, to put in a  whiter cam]) at* the Pretty Girl  mine. ', _  Peterborough, a lownsite owned by Messrs. Lines. Bacon.  Bruce and Neave. Lots are on  the market.   ' ,s  .James Stoddart is developing  the Silver Thread group on Law  Creek.  C. P. Smith representing the  Mackintosh syndicate. ��� is completing arrangements for ,th'e  further .development of  the1 Red  ii^ai tlie leads at depth a;v as  good or beti.-r thdii appeared on  the surface. The man who stays  with the Port Steele district will  make a :orume in legitimate  mining.  The irnvernmeni is not doing  much :'t,ir this, -ec-pon in the  matter of road>. a few trails  have been 'mfi't. b-r, mad* must  eventually be con-inicted.  Cascade i-, called the Gateway  City. Fan Steele ran claim the  honor of being the p'oneer city  of all the Kootenays.  Jay P. Graves of Spokane is a  hustler,   several   years   ago   he  secured control of   tin- Old Iron-,  sides and other mining properly  in   the -Boundary  country,   and  never    stopped'    until    it    was  thoroughly developed,  and  now  he has a smelter to treat the ore.  Mr.   Graves'was  equally   oner-'  getic when selling real estate   in  Spokane  bei'oro   the   panic.    It  would be a good thing  for   Brit-,  ish Columbia if "there were a few  more   hustlers   of   Mr.    Graves  stamp in the province. r-  Henderson Returned.  (Spt-cial :o Tiik 1'icuiI'koi-ok.)  Victoria, August 22.���Henderson was returned by acclamation  on Tuesday.��� I'irtnrin Tinif-:0  the   Happy-. Prank,   Y.   Z.    ti.  amount of development, bu'Wthe-Line     group,  ' oh     Macdonald  PERRY CREEK.  Developing-   the New York   Jewelry-  Shop.  William- Morrow  came   down  from Perry creelc yesterday. He  says G'us Thies is making  good  progress on   the Jewelry  Shop  claim,   which  is situated  about  two miles above  the  old  town.  During the past month a seventy  foot    tunnel   has   been   driven  and the property  is  constantly  improving.     Several  men  have  been employed in the work.     It  is a line largo free milling  gold  proposition,  and the  ore  chute  carries values from $lfJ to $:20  a  ton in  gold,   and  some   copper  value.     The ledge on this property is from .">() to  80  feet wide,  and the ore chute from three to  five feet.    It is the intention to  continue work all winter.  Big- Dipper.  Work will be commenced al  Jnce on the Big Dipper group of  fla,ims on Sullivan Hill. This  Lroup is the property of the Big  l)ipper Mining Company'of Spo-  lane. in which several promin-  lut Spokane mining peojile are  litercsted. The Big Dipper  [roup lies to the west of theSul-  :/an group of mines.   N. C. Mc-  finsfry will have .charge of the  |ork.  Four Feet .of Nickel Ore.  This strike 'demonstrates' that  le people of British  Columbia  Jul Canada do not appreciate the  pnderi'ul and'varied ��������� wealth  of  |ie Port Steele district.  The first assay made from  the  ���e of the Grace Dore claim went  lli5 per't-ent, nickel,   valued  at  pri.0f>..    Another assay made-by  JcNamara of an average sample  ���toss   the   whole  four  feet   of  Iiui "...ni a titer, weut ,#5. .17 in  gold, | strikes Port Steele.  the  was  Mining Notes. ,  There  are  :-17    mines   in  Slocan    from    which   ore  shipped this year.   ���������". -  Donald McKay returned from  the Brittle Silver group of mines  on Thursday. .  Ono mining man says, that he  will'stay with Fort Steele as it  will 'be .the center of great  mining activity bttfore many  months. He imissed it in the  Slocan. Rossland and Boundary  creek country, and proposes to  be on the ground when the boom  King George ^ and Evangeline. There are twelve quartz  leads on those claims, cutting the  formation, each carrying copper  and galena, with'some gold and  silver. No. 1 tunnel on. the  Happy Prank- is 48 feet in  length"; No. 2 is in 53(i feet. An  open cut was run which shows  a face of eight feet. On the contact a good seam of ore was encountered carrying coi^per' sulphides.  The Sweet May owned by Mr.  Scherf has three leads cutting  the formation north and south,  with a slight clip to the east.  The development consists of an  open cut of seventeen feet, at  the end of which a shaft was  sunk, having a depth of 27 feet.  The"ore is copper sulphides assaying $10 in all values. The  hanging Avail is quartzite, the  footwall porphyritic quartz. Two  hundred feet above this lead is  another lead with five, inches of  clean copper sulphides. Aside  from a little surface work no development has been done on this  lead. Below the main lead is  another ledge carrying gray  copper in talc. Assays from this  ore have returned a value of $104  to the ton.  The Jennie, the adjoining  claim, has an open cut, and a  tunnel driven in 5J8 feet. The  ore is galena and copper. Mr.  Scherf and several others are interested in the property.  The Last Chance owned by  Pred Tampion so far shows only  surface work. There are a number of other claims in the district, showing a greater or less  amount of development. The  district? is .seemingly" a very  promising one. and the surface  indications are excellent, the  leads strong and well defined,  and the quality of the ore in  most instances would justify still  further development.  general - .surrounding  conditions creek.  appear to be favorable.    So. far  the values of the  ore .from   the  various croppings has, not  been  fully ��   determined,       however,  samples which were taken about  (a month ago from the croppings  of the galena ledges gave a value  of from !iU7 to $120 in all   values.  What will be done in the   future  has not been decided as the  de-  'taiis^Tave not been fully  outlined, although it .is  possible  that  several men will be kept at work  this winter,   preparatory  to  an  extended     exploration'' of    the  property in the spring.   ,  E.  BONDED FOR $20,000.  of   the  J.   Walsh   Takes.  Hold  Emerald Mine.  c  E. J. Walsh has taken a  bond  on  the  Emerald- claim on Alki  creek,   from  W. .Meacheni,   the  price being $20,000.    The life of  the - bond  is  one   year.      This  claim  has  been  well spoken of.  It is situated one half mile south  of the Pollen group and lies   between  the Tlardscrabblc owned  by Pred Hazen, and  the Alice  owned  by  Dewar and Murphy.  There is 12 feet of a lead  carrying  copper  and  galena  on   the  Emerald, and if is said to be one  of the best showings in that sec  lion.     Mr.   Walsh  is at present  in the east, and what he proposes to do could not be ascertained.  Chickamon Stone.  Development is progressing  and considerable ore is being  taken out. The buildings for  the accomodation of-the men has  been completed. , The wagon  road to the mine has been .completed and i.s in good condition  for the transportation of ore. ���  Around Moyie.  The  new  compressor  on   the  M. Laboi-i, counsel for Dreyfus, has returned; to his duties.  He was warmly greeted upon en-  tering.t.he court.  Isaac Melari has located a very  promising looking prospect wealth e Sitting Bull group.  It is rumored that'Lhe syndicate who have purchased the  lownsite of Copper intend making some extensive improvements on the lownsite, and that  they will expend a large amount  of money between now and fall.  The town is situated on the C.  P. R. branch from Steele, along  the, west'"' side of the Columbia'  lakes, up Toby creek, to connect  with the Arrow Head branch.  D. R.'McLean, the well known  mining man. is making an examination of several propositions  on Toby creel;.  The Windermere townsite  agent, H. P. Collett, has moved  into his new quarters opposite  the recorder's office. The town-  site building is certainly a great  credit to the town.  R. L. T. Galbraith and Judge  Vowell left for Port Steele during the past week.  The Swansea mine is looking  better than ever undor the management of Mr. Bannilins. M. E.  Windermere town lots are still  in great demand, special inducements to purchasers being offered.  All the principal mining properties are working but miners  are scarce.  A large number of prospectors  came over the trail from Argenfa  during the past week.  ���    At, Home.  . The  Kootenay -Club .gave , :wi  ������At Home'',  last'evoning which-  was   largely, attended    by    tha ,  members of the club and invited  guests.    This was(but one of the/:  social events  given by the' club,  and like tlie proceeding1 ones',   it  was  a   most    delightful    affair.  When the club   members  spread  themselves    to    entertain-' their,  friend's,-they make an unqualified success.  c    Government "Work.  - TheGovernmeiit'roadgang left  on Monday for .White Pish creek  where they will repair tho trail.  A bridge will be   built  over   the    '  north   fork of  the  .St.   Mary'*,  also one on the east fork.     This  will enable prospectors and miners to reach that portion of   the  district at all times.  A gang will be sent to the  Shookum Chuck district to impair roads and trails in that vicinity.    c  W. J. Doyle has l'iad charge of  a gang of men employed in building a trail up Boulder creek' to  the summit: this trail connects  with the one built by Wheeler  and Violet. The party returned  on Wednesday having completed  the work. - . 'Mr. Doyle says that  they have done a good job. " Her  reports a foot- and a half of snow  at the summit on Wednesday  morning.  The Shamrock.  New    York,    Aug.     Is.��� Tho  American cup challenger Shamrock parsed Sandy Hook- bound-  in. at ^:l-l a. m. tudav.  ��� There i.s great distress in Pu-j  erl.6 Rica in consequence of the  late flood.  Development Wantsd.  One thoroughly; .developed  mine in , the vicinity of Port  Steele would give such an impetus to mining in the district  a.s to bring our town more  prominently before the country.  The mineral is in the mountains  and all that is. required is sufficient capital to extract it. No  where in the province is there  such surface showings, and the  development,    so   #"'   indicates.  Columbia  Money.  A wager of #100 or any part of  it is now o])f u for betting, that the-  Coluinbia will win the Interna-  tional yacht race in Octobor.  The money i.s deposited in the  bank- al Ft>n Steele subject to  any and alLhets. Uring on your  Shamrock money.  Church Notes.  There was a'meeting, .of the  members of St. John's church on  Monday'evening last to discuss  the matter of a new 'church build- :  ing. .A committee of'the rector  and the church wardens were appointed to formulate some plan  to raise the funds necessary' to  build a new church.  The Kershaw block   is   nearly  completed. 3��ri'ce$^  N  mm  *oee:ries.  -���'. .-;.y...p ....: ,-��!.', ':,..../���  : :,fiA A^fiy Afi:' AyAf-'fi Afi'.A'fi-A'  AAy-A-'y yA. fifi-. fifi  mM^tMfi  ill^  ���-<���'<!'������  ;.;,yr ;-.i"',:;f,.;^:;;y NOTlCE.y.y:y-y''"; ;'  '���' 'A fi-''' I'iiereby j; ivc riotiia i "that,, thirty it ays lifter  .. ,<l:ite Iinieriil'ioiir'i'lyito tlioOhicI Cumiiii.ssioii-  fiA'.or of '[lands arid AVorl^. vyctoriji.ll. C. fdi"'j)oi>  V'.rriissioiiiopui-chasc-.fthe rdlioiyini; iiieeo'cr.un-  ..'f vocctii]Se<i'iiii(l^inri;sei-vc|d'droVii';l<iri(l^ sitiiii.tc'U  y pnWihVilorsejere^^  Y^W^'fc'lip'ZGVou  yv St.ee^]yBef;iiiiiiiiK::iiV vlio.'jjoiiLliAvc siL^ eornetv-  '���''tjieiiee WliOiiiinsoiisI.yiiiMicefai'cliiiils:; iii,i-|li;.  ^'y^lliif'tjce'SO e;iiiirtls-"wJe.sLV~th'o'iicb;?4^*.*clriiiinsy.soiit]i,'i  i '������-, tlicncW'. foi low! i ii.' liiinlc ijfAVi lit II iii-s(Vrri..-oU. fin-  1hewestline to point oteoniineiii-inhoni. '.Coii-  ''"������ -liiuiiiiK in ul I '!l-i'l acres inoj-i.j'or li.-ss.'1' '. .-':" '!'  'fiyfi.Afi-'fifi rt.'ryfifi."fi'fiy ;';-:;,ii. i'.;A:>ni k. .-  A   ;'/j>atuiI sit. Port Steele: 1.5. C.. t.liis; i^'th diiyof  ,   MayfilWiK'lA' '':.'"' \-y-fi '-fifiyfi       -y'1-:'--', .-,-  ;-fifiAJ:Afi'A'-fififififi'Afi^uo^CEfififi'r.-, ������������ ���;���'������ y. -.fi"  -'���*'"  1 lierel.-y k!vo, notice tliiit thirty, days ti-uni  tlie dine hereof 1 intend to apply .to the Chief  ' .Cc,itiiiiissi(,ni.-,i-; of  i.iuuTs nnd, yvorks. for-licr-.  ������.uilks-ioti to purchase l.lic"'follow'iiij? piece, br'mi-  ,,, occupied iind  iMirescryed  Crown, land situate  ���about throe miles norUi wi^st of Klko, described  ':is followsi-K^diiiiiieiicinj; lit tlve0 Initial ���I'Qsit.-  '.tieiiiK-IIKl ree't;>vosl��i:'i,y, ri-oiu 'tli'c'N'o.; i Postfof  \ the ���'\Vyusln.v-'  mineral  claim::., tlience  north  ::40 chains: Tlieiieewest ,-l(i chiiliis: tlience south  '-.10 i-litiins: llieiicc'east/.-li,i. chains tothe, place, of  Iw^inniht.'."���..'���('.'oiitiiliilnu HSU acres more or less. .  A'-fiA-A:      :.fiA''Ar'fi':    o.iys'MiTH.v" y  ,'-'   Dati.ii iii' l-'ori, Steele Hi'.- aisUliiy of .luly.  A T>.. iM'!l.���"'������ ���'- '��������������� ���'������        y;-1  "-.���; ,���.    :ti-3s: ���-,  'Ayfifififififi "-���y^'NO'nQE.'iV.^/r'v^y;-"  .'if'.Tn'e:^  the i-'pri...Siteele Mining Divisi6rifo(!Kiist';,Ko,ot-'  euiiy.District';, Vyy. fiy.Afi^.. 1 A-.-,-:>-' ���y;s. ���' "':-.:  '.;'!:': .Where lbc-iitecl:;; Qn Bull liiver. iiljpiit oiiii-r-  .liiLir'mUe.ijbdvc iiit^l'iic^  ' Vf-riie Copiiei- Queon ;.NIineiii 1 'Claim, "situate,  in the   l-'ort'"'iStJjelt;"'siM(nlni;;^Dh'ljiiori:,iof'Tia'st-,  Ivobtcnay'Disirict., :; -y ������- 'fi'::--A'fi-'.:'-:fiA A\fiyA  A fifi..\V here loea't tillA- On liul 1 Kiver1,''lilioutoilc J*  hiilt,11'filt.i^ iil,ovej)ie l.^ic.l; liriilKefiiiiil ailjoiiiini;  the Copper Kin^iiiineriil claini:C-y.-y;f. y'f  :      'I"iiUe notice that I. .Tuco'b  P. ,Finlf;!: Free,  Miner's Ceriilicate Xo''<.������'��' !1700".,'J iiueii'd^sixty'  clays from tlie date Wreoi. to npply, to the Mining Keeoriler for ii C'ertiiieli te of Improvements  'b'r.liie pui-pose of;obtiiiiiiii(.'ii Crown i.Oranti.of  'ineiil.ioye.i-.Iiiiins.'v/:       .......:,'":;':..-'": ; ' '.v. .    -.  "'And" further tnlcc noticytliat action under  section II*". must be commenced before, the issuance <\t Sueh Ceriitieate of Iinprovements./  ,"'y" y -fi ���������:  ."'.iacoh. I'.fink/  , Dated this .nit day of .luly. lSiifl.     .,;; -27-Xt fi-  NOTICE.  .Ml.N'EKAI.   AG'I'.  .CKlt'l-l KIOA-I'l-: ()!--' i-MPlioVKM KNT.S.  ������':��� ���:'? Certificate ��� of Iinpt'ovementsy''.  A:-yA' y ;.'���"'-;NOTICE.- ,fifi:'fi'y- fiy."'-:������  ... Tlie���W.viistay" MiiiL-ra! '���,'Clsiiui.' .sii.u*:ite.'in  the l-'ort Steele Midiria pivisioii.rjf.J-Ia.st Ivoot'-'  ���*:iiiy uistriet. ���' f ' . '���. ������, - o ���(.  ' Where,locii'tec'l::;.\b(,iu tlit'ei.'.' miles .above  tlie liriilf-'e bii ElU.KivHi-. , ..'��� 'fi '���';::. ������ fi.. ..  fi ': i'al;e liolii-e'tliaf 1. i.'liarlus F. Sinitli. ii.ii.eiif  for riarolil Wiiuerhottorn. Free .Miner's C'eriiti-  .ciite.-Nu". ������iSI-lllA.". inien(.l.;.sixty .lays .from the  ;late iiereoi:.;to applj- to 'the Mitiini! Keeoril.jr  .for a Certillcate: of Iinpi-ovements. for tht: purpose of olitaitiliij.' a Crown (fra'nt of-the ii hove  eliiim.  ;' Anil furtlier t.-ik.: notice that action1,   un.ier 1 il' iu'rfs. anil 11,   L. .Vinme, I-'. ,M..C.. Xo. :jil58il ,\,  section :;:'. must becomiiienced Ijefor.e the issn-   owners of tlie above iniijui-iil eininis  (known us  unci- of Mich C.'erlilicii'.i-tif Improvements. ! the Ilia Chief'Gronp)". inteiid   sixty (lays froni  ��� ^   C.F.Snii'fh.      . j the iliite hereiil'.lo apply,10 tlie .Mhilni; KecordT  ��� Diiti-il this :>tli iluy of July. '.?'.<'���        :siy.'    j.er ioi- i"fitii:cate~ ,,|  Improvements   ioi-  the  '- !       ~_���     ^ ~     '���     T^-" I purpose, ot . olHaiiiinsi   '.'rown   llrants iif   tlie  ���  ''    , NOTICE.-   .,., .,;'     ������..'". .{above eliiim's. ���      ���       -  ':..  Aliii.fiu'tljui''liike notice   thai, action   miller  A- :" .'.-NOTICE.';-.,.,:   ,;,  ;.Uii.' Chiei'Minei-al Claim situate ih tlie Fort  Steele Minln'i; Division��of East, Kootenay DW-  trict.- '-     ���''������-���      :f-.;.,.'.. ��� '---���.-   :   ���'',��� ���-.   .^   ;:.  ..'  .'Wliere located:���On tlie' nortii . side of  ��� lloulder creek, Kast ICootenay..about Uvo iniles  from the mouth.: :���  '������ : '  '       .'A'-A  Golden.CqinJlineral Ghiim...situate .in',,the  Fort.StCeio Minim.' Division bf East'Kootenay  District. ; ��� ',".".;"���'. ���;��� ;���-'. ..'.".;'."���''���,.:':"' -.'���"..,:  .'" : Where located: Oii'liouldei'- Creek, East  ICootenay. a'djoininn tli'e 'Hii-' Chief Mineral  Claim." , y:'   .;.'".'." ."  ,!.        ".,".'.'    :���'':  . ' Ames "Miiiei-al Cluim. siuiate iu tlie. Fort  Steele Mininir Division of Kast KiSot.imy Dis-C  trict.   .��� ",-���"''���-'���.'.'  Where located:... Oii Honldor Creek. East  Kootenay; adjoining the Bis.' Chief Mineral  Claim.'' ,.'. -   .   '.-', '    .'���'��� ,.'       ,'    ':    ..;  ,  ��� Titke notice that l. .William It: Ko.ss!':ir.' M.  C, So. IS'.ir:-, a.��� ace 111 foi- IC. 51: llis-'liby. F,. M. C.  !'Xo. lil'liS:  Walter VanArsilaleii, F.  M.   C..'No.'  i'Sr %-HK COUXJl'V COUKrJ';'OF;iCOOTKXAV  'yr--.fiA H0IVDICNfAT'"F(")U-lv;STEEr.k:;t,Jyi;.;  fifi'A'fifi. 'fi'fififififi fiy'fi-: (Sofiva of 1 ��wfi)iA/$Afifii-.:yfi'.Afi  " *���:.: 1 ri ihe 'mat tei- of ilonii T.eivis: deceased;, anil':  in themailer.ofy-lIhe.'Oiiiciai ;Administrators  Act:-.ffpiiied^tlhdayiOf:JVirii;,::A.n;^:ih0Si.'  i --..Upon Teiiclins.'/-tiie^allliliivits; off Maude. 15.:  Crease- and..lain(-.sil''..'Arinstrpiii.'f:iVf:i.s-oiHtei'eil  that James'I-'ei-i-'iisbn ^\.i-'riisli'oii(f;.;Olliciiil Ad-  ministriiioi'.l'or the.Countyfbf lCooteiiii.v; fsli.iili.  be Adminislriit<i|-of all anil singular the 1,'oods,  chattels iiml ereiliis of '.liilin-i.ewis, deceased  iind iliatithis order.be -'published jil two coiisee-;,  litive weekly issues. oT- the VPi-p'si?ecloy'- a  newspaperipiiblished at Fort Steele, in the  Coimty of'Kootenay. V'; , v  'fi ''-'fi : 'A': A:: ';'..- ��� ';���:. -; (Strtl.)' .1; A^Fori'ii: .1.- fifi  '���<���'��� Creditors li'iid other claimants should llle  tlfeir claims With' ,1. F. Armstrong.',; Official  Admini.stra tor, Fori Steele. ,B: C..   ���' ; ".-7":',.  Amfifi  MOYIE CITY, EAST KOOTENAY. B.C.  -jMineral Act,  1896.  .   .'('Foiim:!.'..)   f   '; .'  'rii'-:"M:iclt,ti.^h': Miiii:i-ai Claim. ^iliiat,:,i!i ]  jivi^ii.-r. of Hum. K<.ot.  I.Sel  tion :1T nr.ist becommeiiceil before the issu-  the Furl Steele Mlnin  enay District.' '���  .Where Kn.-u led-..���   A'b'imt' i.-ir-i.; liiile-   abov.. ;  the'liriih-e oa.KiK l-ii-..;r... ��� j.  'IMlte notice time I. i.'iiariiiw F. Sihltli. .i��ei,i ] -  torCliiirles H. .Mackintosh, .Free  Miner's  Cer- \,  tlilciui-'No. "S"5a" int.-mi. sixty .lays fi-i.m iii��- !  date liereof. to ;it'��p!y  to   tile  Minine   H.-t.-oriier  for it Certificate of Improvements, for the- jiur- j ...  pose of obtaining a,Crowii Oraiit  of til- 'a'bov,- j l'"'''"'-'Works, with -.vhorn plans have been de-  i.|ajnii''     ���   ��� ������'... I posited. 1,.1. permission to creel, a  hridite.' vdili  Aiid'lurthcr take iioticc  that 'aeti,1,;,,.' uim.-r ;���a "���,��"l'i-- "��� w -pan. ,',-...;,-, the   Upper Colmn-  ance of-..;, li (.'ertitlcuie 01 Im])rbvemeiits;  jlated this -ICiiil 'lay ol .lun,..,|Silii.  , -''-"I ' W. It. KOSS.  NOTICE.  N'o!ici- is hereby Vfiven Unit applieatioii has  , 1 been  liiadi-.ni  the   llonoiiibli;  tlie Minister of  ; Certfii/iba/ty of Jiiifi/ii'iiik'.iii.eiLts:  '������' :'A''''': fi'-''     'A-:NdT\CE.fifi':i:-.- :   A-fiA  "The lllue 1'eier..-' '.'Tlib Wheel of .Fortune,'.'  The Jliuid.'- -The. Aihs.l'gr'' unci ���Blue  Peter  Fraction" Mineral  Claims  situate in the Fort  SieeleMiniiii; Division;.of:SoutliKiistKqoteniiy  ���' District; '.''. fii'fi 'fi'.. -..'.'..!;,���.'..''    ''     ...fifi'  Where located:���Oil Aiki Creek, fmi.r miles  i'roin lieiiiVol Su Jlary;s I'.alve... : ? :���������  ,.,-���'���  Take notice that I Clsmeni I-JiiiiMoi't'o'i-tl  Pollen FreeMirier's CertiHeaie No. ,1121:111,'-.in .  tend, sixty tiuys I'roiii;tlie diitelioi-eoiyto apply  to the Minliij; Keiiorde'r. foi- a. Cerliltciite .of Improvements, forthe purpose.of oblnininu Crown  Grants of the above claims,. '....���' "���.'���" ',   ,  Arid further take notice  Unit action..under  section ;i~. must be eommeiiced befoie.the is'su-  iiuce of such Cerlillenie'of liiiprbvefiiciiis.  .'.'    Diued this Sllh ibiy or'A.uSiistfi��ill.       fifi  ��2-m CLEMENT 1.1 U.N'tlKUI-'OlvlJ .1-01.'I>E\T.  ��� Mineral Act,   189S.'    '���'.     .;  -,- '"-. "  (Fou'm F.)'        ���.'-.-'".,  yyThe;above HQtelf;has-;;beeiiy;re-;  ceiitly:; erected; ; andr-iioatly Iui>:  uished.thrbtighqut/!;;'!y.:;.*",:,;,; Afirfi'::  fifi J Gosy and Comfort able Rooms ^:  The   Bar  su])])li<Jcl ���" with f:;ijic" fifiBKST  bt-ahcls or Liiqtiors and Cigars. ���  HEADQUARTERS-, FOR   MINING   MEN,  fififi'fi<'fi:aEORG&AGBAKYAfifi:lA:A  'AA.r'A---.y..fiiy-y'fi-.\A-fifififi'AAAfi-fiA'fi''.:fifi���A  :y'';.-y-^^^ry^''^��^>;^  .y,v-''.:V'y A:-A' -,%: '���.''������������ :ri"iiy';^"1:^''-v':V;''"*\>  ':fiA:'fi:Afi':y :"T6i-tf St<3fCle;i 13. Q:;: - ��� ,^;. -_' y"..y  ''-��� SADDLIC'ei. PAGK'HORSBS:''';/-  :    ,.���,.;.-.,,.���;:..���, f.::,-.ff--.f--;^-... if.j-f.;'  '"'.-.y?. . _.--.^:f:i:f|-  1 HAM IXG O lr A I.IJ K IXi IS A SPIiCIA Lt'Y;  -.''���.;;.'D.���-O: BETTCHEN "V��;*  0- The ;vi eweller-.;#  WATCHES Kl'lPAIKIilD iiild SATISFACTION  ���.:���'��� ���-���- '!' 1. GUAHASTEKD.',     :,,.:*'  . -Hteiion :!T.,iiHist 'be commenced before the is^n- 1  am-e of such Ceri.itica.tft- of Inip'-oveinents.,  '���''.'. F- Smith,  irat'ed ibis -j.-tli day of .luly. ]-'���'���'.,       .;]-.':'.���':  ���       ':'   - NOTICE.   .- \  T.he'-'Htn-i.'tn" Mirterili i'i;,'..',;   -.if;;,':.- .::���!,.-  l-'ort. Steele MlTllJli' Division 'it  i-;..��lf K....>..-,oiy, ]  Distrii-.i,.- I  Wlieil-e'loi-iHed:..-A'bi.illl ttire,;   :,:.:,:���-.   :,,',.,1,e.i  Hie.Pack firi.lre .,11 .Klk lilver. '      '  Take ni.liee i.h.-st I. >. -liai-l,-s K. Smlin. .i.-i-m. j  I'or Ceorne 11. Watson, l-'ree .\lin.-rP.~ i>rl I lii-u-i..-. j  Nu. "Mil I'A". hilen.l. sixty'day- :'l..m :'he dale |  liereol.lo apply.u. lb.'-' MinlnJ.' l.-i-cunii'i- ,-or a'  .l.-erliticale nl [ iiipi-ovemen!.-.. for '-he ji'-iri.".-" !  ��� >f obtaining a I .rou 11 ': i-;i.n; of : tie k'm.v ..'i-.i.-a. '  bin   Hiv-r. ,<i:.   a   point hiiown ,11s  tint siabiion'  . lleils. ' ' -' ; ,'.     '.  f F. i,-AltTl-:K-('()TT()'.\.  .1 'Jiiet ' lonimissioner or l.ainls ,<: Work  l.iiinb. ami \Vori;s .Oepart.iiienl.  -,.,   Viel.oria. li.-i':.'. Illth .lu'm-. iKilii. :    ���;!-:>  '.:������  (Aeii.'tjic.ii���io, of.Ini.//i'iirf.ii/fiiifi.  ���fifi 'NOTICE.,'  The ".-Mystery" Mineral,(jlnini Miniate in the  l-'oi-l Sleele iMinimr Division of Soutli Fast  Kootenay Dislriei. ...  ,   Where located: tin VWki Creek :!'��   miles  from Head of St.Mary's Lake, ������' '  Take ^notice that 1, t'lemenl lliingerford  L'nllen, F.'.M. t.'.. No. 1I2IMU at-'Ciil for Hobert  Ue war. Free Miner's Certilleiile No. niKW,. July  Sml, intend.'sixty days from the date hereof, to  iipply to the .Miiiim.' K'.ecoriler.for<!a i.'ertillciite  bf Imiii-oveineiiis. for;tlie purpose of .obtninin^  :j Crowii 0 rant of the above claim. : , ,  Aiid furtlier. take notic.c tliiit action, under  section :!i. niust be i-omiiieneeii bclore tlie issu-.  ance of such Certiiicate bf iiiiprin-enieiits.  ilaied'tliis Hill day ol'.Aiinust, ISiiii.   '      '  :V2-4tl   Cfc.F'ilMN'i' 11 UNO KKFORI) I'OI'.i.KN.  Fo'nT-"':.STKEr;i":r"  yB.yG.  BARR& COMBS  ������ ������";.:' ! :^r^!'^teei^f:^C..;; ''yfi  General Blacksmith. .  HORSE SHOEING,   f  " AND JOBBING.  Mining.""\Vork    'a < Sj^t-cialty.  |:yr'AIS^iMPO:R^  ���^;;;:v:;^:".:v;^hne  Rock.y, :Mouiituin 'Avenue  '-fifififi:-A ^rt:^ele^B;;Q'^.#::;  y;f<::GRASSICM:&;gDEMPSEYvfK  'C^NT^^C^OfiR0j  Shavingfp^HairyDressin^^  '';.: Nfext to Oriental llotei ...  FORT   STEELE, B. C.  :-'.:-?l!  '": * ".-1  Certificate ol* Iinjirovenients.  - >        *"- NOTICE.   ;  '������I        The   "jioliican". Mliiern I  I::ialiii sii.iiiil.e iu  ��� j lhe l-'oi-l Sleele Minilitr Division bl Musi.   K'ooi-  ! enay l-iistrlct.   ,!     .   .'    .  '.        Where lociitiMl:    near Mark (.'reck.  I        -l-ake iiotlei... linu. I .lanies A. Ilnrvey,   aeent  iuii.-i.tur   l'i,n:  -iviirkiny   I'n-,. i loi,' l.awreiiceCoodai-re l.'ree Rllnei-'s Certillcaf  FOR. SALE.  \v.  ,.,f /niii  in .Made -,.-  Anil rnrlher tfilie n..i ice 1I1.11   -ier inn.    unlei  '��� l;i i j 1 ,-];t! 111 -       ( ';tli  )ii  eefion Hi', inusl. 0*-.���..oinieiic-etl belf.re:!e' j-.mi--  .lleool 'J-M'li f'erl ill.'a r e-..( I nipi-.e.etnen',:-.  ���'. F. SMITH.      A.      i''"!' I'iie: e-i.l:iiv;i|i|ily in ,- ���'  Haled llii....':.-Hiii .lay.it.July, isii-i. ������      ::i-:��>     ��� ''.1. ���\.  I IA i;.\'l-'y.   |-"m-|   Sli-vili;.   |.',.<  .\n    Ai  lllillibe  ijlj'lll't/,      Sa-.'!'.-: ��.iyi'|--!l(l |M-lf i-i.;l|1,  ijht with |K)wi'.i-^N,ii(i(i His. 1 , vriiiiciif.  iiilm fill- I'iir.lii.iii.'   Id iiiullll- ( of otuainli  11  i.i.'ilr   1 hi-   S  ui'ifi-e Mi.viiiii.      ;      ������ ��� -i  J. GRICE, D. DS,  Oriulua'te Pliiljule]|)Tiii'i Dental C'olluo  DENTIST  Riverside    Avenue,  li'OltT STEELE,   U. (J.  B.Pveppi<.i  Livery,  Feed- 'and; Sale, Stable.  ;,.:.:>..;^.-Fortf'Steele,: B.',0��"a-A A'fi  '���TFAMIXO OF.-A I.I'i Ici'xOSSOl.lCITKIX ���'.���  fi:A Ay/a^JAi^gLixy'-A:  . Makes regular trips'J'roni-Fort  Steele. .Itinctiqii to Fort/Steele.  FREIGHT OR EXPRESS  Delivered  on  day  oJ'yu;r.iv'al..  Leave .orders with -'-.'.  ' '"'���.'���.;���:'-     ��� fifiM.fi a: BEALE.  All kinds of ;hair woriv,''- fifi-:fifi:fi'fi'fififiy^  '"A-'fifi a 'yfififi :'':-;, :vv"::.''.;'vspecialtvy,-;j,|  A. J. GREZ,   -   -A; Proprietbr  H'lG'HWARti^  '��� .fi -���; '-.-������'< : :-."''- ^s ��� : --    ':���������/.:- ''��� "'-A"-  Every thing StrictlyjFi rst Class:..  'fifi'fi' fi'yfi. '' fifi.Afifififi'A^"A-fi'-fi--': AAA fi.fi AfiA.-.  y-[ fiNea:t. 'door fit,oJ,he,Pro.y)e(:t.orfi y '.fifi:  Why Not Invest; In  ItlMBEiLEI  Tlie Leadville ot East Kootenaii:  Xo. ������.".lli'.o-J.\ ���������'.iiiii-inl.-sivi.y 1 lays-Iron 1   tin. 'dale  hereof, lo ai>|.ly to the -iMiiiin:.   Ken.r.lcr  ioi- a  Improietoeiits.   lor ihi".  jeirjiosc  l.'rnu'ii 1 Irani .,|' lhe ahove. eliilni.  '    ;   And lull li'-i' lake imiice 1 nal   iieiinn.   under  I Section :I7, imisl. he commenced hel'oiv tlie Issn-  i ance ol'soch ' "erl iliea-ie i,|' I iiiiiroveiiienl s.  j .1. A.'IIAIIVKV.  .  Haled i Iii:., sih day of Amrusi. Isi'.si.    .:::-.|U  NiilDI'Ci   BROS.  GGNTRAGTORS   ^'>  BUILDERS  IH.MiSi.; ANIi.si.dN'.l-'AlNTlNi;  ; 1 ;..\ 1 .('-I.m 1 n 1 st; a.ii,i|J>ai��� i-:I: nan<jin<;  iy-  A)H.'V X'VKFLF,   l>. '(���?.  All    woriv   jiroiu[illy done.  HOTEL    WINDERMERE  -.' WINUKKJIKIIK. H. C-  J. A. STODDART,   PROP.     '  Tlie ��� li'incst-   'll'ol.t-il   in   Knsl,   Kuniunitv  /' ��� ' . ' ���''���'.'        ���'���',":  Everything New  Cuisine Unexcelled  I ��V|.;i; 1.(11 H\ I N'f,       \V I N'i.iUh-M KUK      LAIij.;  FINE    SUMMER    UESORT  '��� Ti't miles .irom tlie lainonts  N6hth Stak. mine. .1:|- miles?-'  from the SiJi.r;iVAN mine.        : ,";  ���' 1/ ��� f.- ,.     . '- ���,       .'."   , ,  Nusti-ly,  20(1   iiiiiioi'ul   i;hiiin.s  sui-i-'oiintiS.-.  KBt'BI2R'l'il";Y;;;iiicl (lepciid on'.'-it.  ���ror'.suiiplios..-���'���- ��� - ������'  .   The terminus of the North Star  Railway Branch ;,������'"  JCI..M13KI-il'.lCy is- liol a^boom lowi.;  .I'oi-'sui-i-oiiiulod by tlie LAIi(.!KS,T- SIL--  VKJ.W'iKA I), ii. 1N KS IN .'J,i.l H-AV< VI HAY  il,  must    ma-essitrily   lioi.-oirii'   ii   liivf:*.'  lMl,V . -   ' ' :    .   ��� ';    -  .. '      '    ' l;  For a safe and profitable ��� invest-'  ,    ment buy .lots in Kimberlev  BOX 835  FORT STEELE  ("nod   . k'oating ' aiu!     Pishiiiu-.' ; via Cranbroolc.-i E. C  CHAS. ESTMERE.  l.'ost (.lliicc Address. Ivi-nilicrlov.- THE PROSPlv. TOI-"*. FORT STEELE. R, C. AUGUST :.''"���, lc  f��ta $f t*jor0pejctot%  .SATUIMJAV, AUGUST Uli. JS!'!'.  JFOKT STEKLE MINING DIVISION  .An Expert   Opinion   of  Its   Mineral  Wealth.    A "Region of Vast Promise and Huge Ledges.  The Port, Steele Mining Divi-  sion of East Kootenay district  (comprises a large tract of country lying in'the extreme south  oast corner of .British Columbia,  bounded on the - south by  the international boundary  Jiiic. on- the east by Alberta,  ' one of the North West, territories; on the west by the "district  of West -Kootenay,' and on the  north by the water-shed between  lhe Columbia and Kootenay rivers.  The main valley' which is from  live to .fifteen miles in width, is  J'ormed from the Kootenay river  'which Hows in a south easterly  .direction for'li'O miles though  lhe district, separating the Pur-  .eell from' the-Rocky range of  -mountains. The intervening  country consisting of bottom  lands intersperced with ��� hay  .meadows which lie along the  .bank of the river andcits numerous , tributaries, while rolling  bunch grass hills, sparsely tim-  ��rcd with h'r,   yellow   pine.' and  ��� iamarac, extend back to the foot  of the mountains, affording every  facility for horse aud cattle  ranching, also farming on- a  .small scale.     But  it is  well  to  ,,bear in mind,  that, the- prosperity of' this district depends "en-  ! t.irely on the development, of its  mineral  wealth,   the possession'  of which has now  been   proved  "beyond the shadow of   a doubt,  sind it is only a  matter  of  time,  and we believe a short  time  at  Jjh'at,'' when this portion of  Brit-  '"ish Columbia will take" its -place  jlmong the.great mineral producing regions of-the continent.    A  grant change  has   taken   place  within the past year.     We have  ��� now several ore ' producing*  iMi'nes," freshvlocations and new  ���discoveries are being made,' and  "jflevelopnieiit work is'being pushed forward with much more zeal  and vigor on the different mineral belts, showing up valuable deposits of gold, silver and cop-  jxir.  Fort  Steele,   the  distributing-  point for the district, is situated  ' .on   a    bench    overlooking    the1  Kootenay at its confluence  with  Lhe St.  Mary's river  and  Wild  '.Horse   creek,   and   eight   miles  .from the Crow's Nest railway. It  will become in  the  near  future  one of the most, important places  In" the  mining  industry  of  the  (district. . I  Up   Wild  Horse  creek  about  Jive miles from Port Steele is the  .old Kootenay placer camp, out of  ���which millions in gold dust have  ibeen taken.    Two companies are  ait present engaged in  hydraulic  mining, besides some  chinamen.  .11, is a picturesque spot, with its  ' .ancient buildings. Chinese quarters   and   old   graveyard.,   surrounded by piles of debris,  bare  'bedrock   and     high    cut-banks,  showing the immense amount of  -work that has been done   in  the  ;past,    during   the   palmy   days  when gold could be got. in plenty.  Just for the digging:   and  without doubt there is a large extent  K_>f ground to  bo  washed- which  will  pay  well   for  the  trouble.  'iBut the chief interest from  now  on. .will center in the gold "quartz  properties  in  the   vicinity,,   as  jiumerous claims have been staked off on the main creek and  its  .tributaries.       Recent   development, work  and   assay   returns  :sliow that there are valuable deposits of  gold  quartz  within  a.  radius of four or five iniles of the  old placer camp, which are only  ���waiting for capital and, labor  to  'be worked to advantage.  Following the mountains north  from Wild Horse creek, a mineral belt extends for a' distance of  .thirty miles. There are numerous outcrops with good surface  rihowings on which many loca-  iions have been made..  Wild Horse.creek includes the  famous Big Chief, Dnpunt, L>ar-  diiiielles, Lilv May, Noble Pive.  and oilier i'ree-iiiilling gold  groups. In the sam*1 camp are  large deposits of galena, viz.,  The Kootenay King, Watson and  others. ' Gray copper and galena  are found iii the Dibble group,  Keystone and Percy and others;  while copper pyrites seems to be  distributed in large quantities,  carrying gold and silver, through  the entire mineralized zone of  thirty miles by twenty.  Tracy, Lewis and Wasa, with  Pour-Mile and Six-Mile creeks,  may be mentioned now as being  an extension," to the north, of  the same mineral belt.  The whole of this section is  highly mineralized the ore values  going as high as two thousand  dollars to the ton. Copper in its  various.forms, galena, high and  low grade: gold quartz, and  nickel are all to be found; usually  in large deposits. �� There is no  better field for investment than  this section. 4_  The Estella, Rover, Rams-  horn. Golden ' Fleece, Lewis  Creek Mining Co.; Tracy Creek  Mining Co., Wasa and Mammoth  all bear witness to1 the extraordinary shqwings of ore to be  found in this locality.  To the south ,the Bull _ river,  section, adjoins, showing large  deposits of gray copper, copper  pyrites, and gold quartz. The  most notable locations0 are the  Mabel, Chickamun Stone, Griffith group,'Empire, Blue Grouse,  and Tontine group. This takes'  us to the'Elk river section with  its copper showings. Prom here  to the international boundary  line is one succession of copper  .prospects, many of them with  excellent showings.,'Indeed, this  section,, so far, seems to -be a  copper belt solely, the ledges  being strong, ��� well defined and  continuous. \ The , country rock  includes slate, quartzite, diorite,  schist, porphyry, etc' The Burton; '' Wynstay, Happy 'Prank,  and others to numerous to' mention, are in this bolt. i   ���  This ends" up therRbcky'Mouu-.  tain" range- of mineral prospects  on the east side of the Kootenay  valley-in South East  Kootenay.,  North of this division the mineral belt runs through the "Winder -  ermere division where there are  some most excellent showings of  ore)   viz.,    the    Delphine,    Red  Line, Hot Punch, - Swansea  and  others, and thence  through   the  Golden   division,   forming, altogether    a    mineral    belt     that  probably has no equal.  -   On the west side of the valley  to the. boundary of West  Kootenay are some of the best known  camps in East Kootenay, to wit,  the  North   Star,   Sullivan,    St.  Mary's, Moyie and Perry creek.  Moyie is a camp  lying  by'  itself some thirty miles from Port  Steele. This belt contains galena  in large quantities.   The country  rock    is    a    metaphoric    slate,  lying  nearly  horizontal  with  a  slight dip to the east:    Through  this the ledges, true fissures, traverse, and are of great strength  and   continuity.     It  has  lately  been demonstrated that these fissure  veins  occur  on   the   west-  side of the latter;   the development  work   showing   up   large  bodies of high grade galena-.    As  most of  the  Moyie   mines   are  shipping ore they  may be considered as beyond  the prospect  stage, and practically determine  the permancy   of   the   ore   deposits. '.'..  Perry creek at  present  holds  its position as the premier  gold  camp, but we.imagine .that Wild  Horse  creek  .will    be    a    most  ���worthy  rival.     The  ledges   on  this creek are wide,  strong  aiid  continuous, the main ledges  being traceable for nearly   twelve  miles.     The   country   rock   includes slate,  diorite and  schist,  in.-which the veins occur.  . Most  of them are perpendicular.' veins  haying a strike to the north aud  south.      In   this   vicinity    many  copper   and  galena  lodes  have,  been recorded, so in time we expect. ;to nee if, develop into a good  active mining camp.     Some  of  DouQlas  Corsein  (CM-MP.)  OFFICE -Uivursiile Avenue.  NcH Door to Pilccmlell's Druf/ Store.  J. WALSH, C.  M. CAN". SOC. C K.  E.  Foi nierly on eiitfiiieerint.' .stall of Department Railways and Canals. Canada, and late  Director of ihe Publie. Works Lfcpnrimeiil of  the Leeward Islands.  Surveys, Plans, Estimates and  Reports for Storage Reservoirs,. I'M It  tor Beds, Water Works, Sanitation,  Sewerage and Land Drainage, Irrigation. Public Roads and'Bridges,.Railways, Tramways &c.  Ottawa, Ontario and  Fort Steele, B.C.  :���.'������.:*'.���   ���'���'���" v  Telegraphic address:������-,'  ' .-'"'���  "i-."    .    WALSH,. OTTAWA.  E. J. SCQVIL  MINING  ItKOKKI'.  NOTARY PUIU.rO.  Heal Ksmtennd Oeneral Ayenl  ���*.  WINDERMERE,    B.  Coriyxpo.ndencii Solicited. ���.  the ijiiiirfj" ledi.'-'- in this section  carry high values in irold. but  the general opinion inclines lo  the belief that the fulure of the  camp depends upon the enormous ledges of low grade tire.  ' St. Mary's river includes the  North Fork, Alki, Mathew, Baker and White Fish creeks. This  is another copper country, the  country rock being chiefly syenite, hornblende, and schists with  slate and diorite. Tlie ledges  are strong, wide aiid continuous,  free on walls, sometimes heavily  iron capped, carrying pyrrhotite,  copper pyrites, galena, mispick-  el, etc. This section offers extraordinary advantages to large  companies, (the great drawback  at present being ��� want of transportation), as considerable development is required Lo pros-  pect these huge ledges. The ore  bears a striking resemblance to  that in West Kootenay, the pyrrhotite being exactly similar and  the occurrence iu similar conditions. In course of time ..this  section is,bound to be one of the  largest .copper producing sections in .British Columbia.  The North Star, and   Sullivan  groups,   last   but,.certainly  not  the   least.      This belt contains  the   largest   known   deposit   of  (silver-lead) /galena  in   the  district, if not in the world.'  These  two large group of  mines,   over  two hundred, are situated about  twenty    miles    west    of     Fort  Steele, have a bright future  before them. ;As the only shipper  in" this section -for  three  years  the North  Sfar  has kept East  Kootenay well before the public,  and is still���doiiig so by  its  further developments.     The 'Sullivan is following its-good example, and we trust to see the time  when these properties  will  re-;  quire a smelter  for each  mine.  Through' this _ belt 'runs  a' very  strong vein of mineral  carrying  pyrrhotite and copper pyrites in  a silicious-matrix .which occur.in  a contact fissure t between slate  and diorite.. This ledge'is traceable for, a considerable distance,'  ,thus giving indications of being  permanent and continuous.    The.  country rock is altered slate and  schist, and bears some  comparison ,to  that  around  the  Moyie  mines, but the ore deposits do not  occur in the same form.       ' ,    ,  . The great feature pi"  this  district  is  tho  extraordinary, preponderance of eruptive rocks and  the infinity of veins that seem to  run in every  conceivable direction, all of them carrying mineral.    As the country is still in its  infancy it, is  only fair  to , trust  that it  will  become   one   huge  mining camp.  If one ledge out of  fifty-turns out well,   it  will  be  hard   to  find  its equal   in   any  known part  of   the world,   and  o  the diversity of minerals gives  every investor an opportunity to  support his preference.  Sullivan Diamond' Drills  Most  accurate  and  most  economical   prospect-  inu  drills  made.  Drills of all capacities, operated by hand or horse power   stea.ir,.  compressed air or electricity.  SULLIVAN MACHINERY COMPANY.  Chicago, III.  Agknts.  CONTRACTORS FOR   PROSPECTING   MINERAL  LANBS.  305 and 306 Rookery, Spokane, Wash.  KNIGHT & STONE  ���T..C. ARMSTRONG  Ft'ltT  S'l'l.-.KJ.K.  B   C.  Manufacturer of  Tinware. 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It is. all li<inic J'rin'ted  end ciViitaiiis Jiiiihie-.tlVe iiV:-v. > i>f ai'i.y  ���i-i lier pa per in 'the. district;;..   ���      i;. .'.���-.'..',:  As, an   adver-iishi's  incdii:<n it  is iin-  excelled.',, ;,; '���.������;...>���"       fi:yir--'.fi: -������.���������������  .Devoted to iiieAipbu.ili'.im,' of Fort Stot'le,   thi;  '":��� development of ilie yast ���mineral  resources of  ��� fitiie East Kooigaay mining iHsidcr.- ,'"  ;  f''5i:ti--crifji.ieiis. .'...,.. .r... :.������������. f.'i.lKi tiei- .veur  .���Afiveriisini.'' rates milile ktiown-oh iiiiplicatioii.  ; Comi-itnitioiis ai-e.solicited from all partsof the  ilsirie't. but all liiiiuctf intended for publieiitioii  stust liuye tlieAvriter.'.s.sij.'iia'ture.     -..,���''' ','���'  THIQ   P A PPti'-I* K��P"'on,tile lit Uu;mlvi--  ,.*nio ihrc.n,iis!8l,l,.,l.lll.l.o1- .���. uSiXilna<-��-  ���.������iC(i. Suite F.vI-'li-Hi ,X;u:.f.i:a!: Una!!   IJuilillji^-.  ,������--.po'.aine. AViisli.; -.ih'.-ri-'iw,>ni.riictv .ciiu.iw niudi-  ���.rioTH.,.'..-:. .���',��� '���:,'������, ,��� ���"��-. ,-.," .���"  Wexz 0��0^siix$x:  .district, it, simply 'injures Fort  .Steele.' It should remember that  ���each .townvin-the district ni.ust,  stand on'its 'merits, and that as  the properties tributary .10 Fori  .Steele '.'are developed, .just  thai; ��� fast-.';: will -y Fori Si eel e  forge. .,; allead. ,; Fort ���"'" Steele'  ,is all right..."'but- the''iittempt. to  Clownoilier, towns in' the t'iislric-1  will.not help it;" :; -���-;;  ;;..Sjo,,1'ar- as:. the/people,-Of this  town, are corte,(;g''nedE''m  jt-alonsyof other towns, 011 the  contrary, they believe,that niiuiy  towns,will spring-, up in:.'tlie.:< uis'-  'li'ic't',,-'iind extendsa welcqirie, to;  them   all; '." Which   will -be- "lhe  mining- nnd. ���commercial, center, I \W  ��� v   '-' V    .���"���'-,  -; "'-��� ,,"��������':   ; ���,.' ' -���"��� '11"��  though, <vt .'tins;; not beon   deter-li/^  limled. we believe that it will be I vlw  '���ri -'-yt< ������������"������!'���,'-w-y     t; ' '    y: l"  Fort ���Steele.;;.   ;v. ,. ,:, ."/- |;i<jV,.  ,   The' claims niade; I'or': /YVardnerl ��M ,  are repeated.ia thelfclerald,'.��������� <ahd f'U.$  it savors' strongly''it.in*i.neer-ity.;j v)$  .ei,tlief!',tli.e editor did��nrit 'believe.' ude  yjwliat     lny'. was , -Wri'timr   about; 'SVA  ' ��� iTTMyiv..'..   .':'���.. -'''An" ":..A'''fi-'.fis.i:A.A'> Wv.  FORT STEELE FLOUR AND  STORE  ;^E. C. MILLET., r op.-i.no.-  I  ST. MARY'S IKN BMLDtfiG  t  CAN SFIMVLY^AT POlTLAIi  ['KICKS  THE BEST OF Flour Meals, [Rolled Oats. Split Peas, Pol  Hurley. Navy Bean-. Baled liny, Oat.s. Wheat Lin-  -oed Aieal ��� ,  A'lso Receives Weekly By Refrigerator Oar  Fresh       Butter       oimci       Ee;2,"S  gllEADQUAirrFKS for MIXING' and COMMERCIAL MFN 3  I The  LEAVF'''Y^  AyAfififi\fi��Jfir.oiupfib ���;- OeljfifiVfie.ry'.;'. 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'>'���]-, ���.���iippiears���.tht;'' following; ��� .'.'Sorntv  fi a fi-"-. '..townslive on past glories, others  ;';.;  'go  ahead.   Wai-dnej-; isyof,. tlie  ''���;.:"'.     ..latter class.Afi-y   ,,;���'..;,.;; ���. ;. ;���-  . .Again!    ������'������Ii' is  no -guess- :'orfi  proinise with  Wardner;; 611: the"  ; ...       .contrary fit; is- absolute and' in;.t-,  fi"fiy.''.'.';'te'rial' -jiriigress  that mark's the  .:������ y; y... ;cpiu-se��day. by;day, t ^.'.'rhe'.'iKipi.yle  ^''.y.V^sW  ;7' .-'���-������ :,-���.;. wi Hex I. 11,, -'tli ey".' are -the ,j udges;.  ���':-fiA.fiifi ioiylyy'thyii- energy ..and capital.  ..;" ;*? ���--��� ti.r(;:' townsf -bitill. ; ' in no other  fififi'fifi-, Avay .can; it .-.be,' xlone. ��� .'Tliat- .is,  "y' y \;why Wardiier "'leads ulday in,I  A ',���En.*-t' Ivodtehay.;' : TiKVlntbrua-  ������"������:������ tionaI,in.thosiydays ,\vas: fall   iii:  ..-'���'   -1 *   * ��� ti ���   i;'     - ...  'fi-.":-] such stuff, trying   to   tdar;:,doyn 11  '.fi,..every ptlier town in tht.:;districi;')j WS.lfakC  ���" The   railway    .passed     thi'ouirh j ^-^-y"^  -���'";'���;.   Wai-dn.er.aiui  the   town-,'was   al'"-  '.. .   ' uii/st .xl.ese'i't'ud; .a'i.i<"l iheii,; the   in-  , ": ; ti-rnal iot.ial '-ceased   -ro '.'.exi.sr-, ;fnd.   ^  .'������'���'tlie���'.(.'raubr-ooU   .Herald   sprung |j  ; ���'���'��� into1 -existence.-   aii't'   under.. t-iie  >[|  :'. ���': .'.same i-ditof'i.-il uiaiiagbirieu.t   pro- ji.\  '."'���        ceedi-Ml'!'iii   ?lie    at.t-emii.t''��� to   de:!>  ��� ���        ��� -    : . _ ���      '���'.'.:���    ,, " j;/.    ,-,   li'jolislrevery .tpw.n'in the. district: y,miller rodeone2093 miles in 132 hours  CRfikNfiBROOfiKAfi&AfiQAA  :-5I3  yaa  .'..335.  -33  SHg'^llRii  ��::���.  ���:sQiiietKinK:-WEW-:*iiei:;Wa  -.'.-���'':' ^r '.--.-..       ' >. 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"fi A''fi'v:fififiyfifi''yA'-fi- -fifi'-fiA-A'-fiA:Afifi.-fifi,,fi2g  stopped-at':Ci'a:n.brppiv.y:-:I:f^  c.ase:::pf''iii'ust.'.-'Tlie.:-airim^ -cE^y'^y'^'s^^^iyy.^  ltpl^;ie(;hyaiHr;tiiei-e",-:w E|;5:f;;y*M-^  " -C  t;  tt  tfc  tt:  :K<>*j\Ia]]:,;oK:l"i*leplab,rie^^  Afiy P-rpi'ii.p',t ';';A;tteiiti5'n; A yfififififiSz]  :A:yyy--r-.: S.fiA-A- :-AA-Afi:::^:-A''AA'Z����'  .>......;,- a  E^uuuauuauuuu/iiiUUuaiiiXiiii'uunnii.uiiuimimiiaiUiuuiiuniiiiiiiiM'ii/ijiS  simauiiuuwuuiiuiiiiMiiuuMUiuiiiiiiiiiii'iUiiiiiiuiiiiiiaaiiiiiiUiiiiuiiiiiAiiiiiii:  *$; EMBALMERS  Prosc-nl'-liilili-'oss MAOGS:*'HUOHKSf  >.       Opiiusiie Hniili of C'o'inriioi-cc  ..y '--c'k'amikook.- .-���':-���������  T.H, TAYLOR, C.E.  PROVINCIAL   UAND.   SURVEYOR  -���. sjui-./i-ys of  Miiiei-.-i.l' chdiiis.'I'loadf-.  Milieu ere.    ".; yy;^ ^Afifi...A   '..'_"' ...  ;y;;|y;puiiil3erla  ^|;;:;^E:yi^KgEST>rs  fiKdQTENfimfifi^A'fifififififi^  vwmm  ��roceries; v^Dry;;;:(^od.^'  -fifi fifiAfifih^^^:- fi-fi  ldrt;:liei'6*lii  :;'   . _ ;.o."' ���'. ��� fi-        .���'������������.��' -.fifi,':<������>:���. -��� ,"..v.'":y 'u"' ������:-.-' v-,-  fi-fifiyMe^  '���iv--*.;'.i",<-:MS^H'. ��� ...  FRESH; ;and'-SAliT 'MEAT3 fiAfiLfiYtfiAYBfi  '     fi   ���  A���'" fifififi'A -A. ���"'.->;;:- ;.;;���-���' '���':/;;-; "*;"'��;."'V5N-"HA^D.:;-''''-,'"- -:y':-;^'';;;;';''  fiOFSON;;&'Rd&ERSt.':Prbp'Sy. ;;--y  ���   .-   Fresh :Halibitt.; SalnioLi; ;'Sii.lni6n.- Trout. Bologna  Sa-usagevy  Butter ..and' ,E��-g!S. , Fish a'ticl Game in;Sbason.y;       ���' ;:;.-'; ''fi'fi : fi "A:A- fiA'fi  ;Ri'yerpide;'^ve'ii'u;e,-:';  ;;I:drt;;;SteAyi.e-,.^ivvC:.y^  '.'praising ������ Beaut iiui Cranbrook,"' j >���  .bleiiitleing other towns.--, .11  tl��bj j ^i^'  .'������'��� editor   was   consistent ,i:,,'wouirl j]   ��  j  -    be; ,a-ii   right. . any -newspaper in 1 >  the'district   wiiich   ilare--ri.se'  in ! >  '  its owii defense   ami   utter a dis- |  "'  '(daiiner a.gaiiist thoy-laiiiis* of the'  ���   Herald.    Then  the- editor pla\> j  ��� '   the bal'iv aft. as.it sliov/s .- in'' tin' ;;  ���folliiwiiig;'. iti'.'i-ii .from   lhe' hyi  i^-'IJ  ���'    sue'o!' the Herald: \\  'rri.Spei'-I  JESSGP'S STEEL S GENERAL STOCK OF  SHEEP CREEK,'t>.G.-;':K; I. HIGSYE. Proprietor.  '.;-'" :���������" '������"'���'���.'' '        ���'���'"'".��� ������'.���' - .-��� ���  '-���'&>.      fi   ;'-.-'  .; ���.-     .   ���'..-.���'-'���',;.  ,'.���' , ���   First-class. -A'ccomino'd'ation. for'Travellers.    -'.       ���'.���."..-  ��� ���   '���' '' '���''.'��� i ' '*      -   ' .."'".  ���;.'... -.".EveWtliing"    New  Tho. AViiidoriiiore  Stage  Stops  .Both   Going; and''Ooirrihg.    .  r)  .! >  ;.. '-The h'orl .Sl  woi lid do heller -bv the-di.st rici | > 5(ipcri��r. to ;il! others Irrespective 5  ),��� i( ;;.������,,! ,,.,'rain'ri-on,. indwl-'j] of price.; Cnt;.loKue tclls^ou {  v .��� i�� \vI13'.    Write For one. '���  and  :J:'  ing. in petty je:.i !iiu>:e  work .on . a. hroaih-'r a i((i  iiiorc liberal plan.. . l-ivei-y  I iuie it pri.11ls.au art ich- inlendi-d  |o   i.njiire   aiKilla-r   town   in   the'  MINEBS'     SUPPLIES  Wholesafe Dealers In  |.  NATIONAL SEWING MACHINE GO.,  *     IIAllUHAI.  :  i   .1.19 I'.ROADWA  Wines,. Li.cj'Mors and Cl'J2& r-x--��  AC'KNTS.   Fd.Uv    SCI  '.y.'S  itiA'N Fur f WooiJb  1  No Commission .Charged..'^  Immodiaty, Returns ���  ^200-21 2^FIRST>VE. NORTri,^!  t'MiNNEAPOLISr ^-^ MINNESOTA.,  .-��'���. )' !���������--fifi' I      fi."  Shipments"Solicited.1?:.t . WritelfoFTCircular.  ���','���' <y
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Transportation Notes.
According to the Libby (Montana) News. Capt. Miller who
owns the si earner North Star
has in contemplation the putting
of the steamer in commission to
run from Libby to Tobacco
Plains, in order to make a mar-
ket for the products oi the
Kootenay valley.
GREAT  XOK'J'IIIiliN   It.   It.
To get into Nelson the Oreat
Northern has resorted to strategy.    "A  visitor  from   Nelson
' says that the new electric street
railway company is laying heavy
steel railroad iron along' Baker
street, and that he would not be
iHirprisod if it will turn out a
scheme of Jim Hill's to enter the
city with his passenger coaches
from Spokane on the Nelson &
Fort Sheppard line," says the
Rossland Record." Our informant says that the excuse for
putting down the heavy rails is
thitt lighter ones cannot be had
is not credited, and that it seems
not at all unlikely   that the  de1
'"sire of the people oJ' Nelsoli and
ihe Nelson & Fort , Sheppard
road to enter the town is lo be
- accomplished by-strategy and in
a. quiet way, which could not be
done,oiherwi.se on account of the
'opposition of the'C. 1^. 11..    The
'president of the si reel railway
company  i.s   .president .of    the
-C if rand Trunk, which is pointed
out as another reason why the
rumor might be true.*'
'    ' The North Star company  will
contribute s."iO,00()   towards  the
co.st, of llio  branch /line  to   the
mine, but th'is amount will bo refunded by  a   rebate' of  ','>ii.\   per
cent of all charges on all u;eight
of the company going over" the
.line" until HVof.-raO^OOi) is fully  repaid.,
fi   Thirteen  miles  of  the  Lardo
branch of tho .Canadian   Pacific
-is graded -and   five   miles   more,
well under way.    The  contractors say,that if the rails "wore  at
hand: a train could be run  from
'Lardo  to   Duncan,  City   within
thirty days.
There is a vast amount of
speculation regarding the north
and south railway which was to
be built, up itha valley of the
Kootenay, and continued on to
Golden. ,11 has been stated that
lhe C P. R. through its'London
agents are negotiating for tho
charter^ and another statement
is made that the Greaf Northern
will buikl the road. The people
of'this valley are indifferent as
to who will build the ...road, providing that it i.s built. "We are
informed that a definite statement will bo made regarding the
construction of this road, in a.
few days.
The recent rains have "played
the dickens with the railway.'
While bill Few pari iculars can he
obtained, il is learned that two
bridges have been washed oui between the Fort Steele junction
and Maclood, and I hat a big mud
slide is liable to detain all trains
for a, few days until dry weather
sets in.
Rossland from August 3rd tu 5th
has been published in pamphlet
The fall meeting of the members of the Canadian Mining In
stitute will be held at Nelson, B.
C, on Tuesday evening Sept. 12.
Among those who will contribute
papers are: Howard West. A.
R. S. M.. New Denver: W. Pel-
lew Harvey. F. C. S.. Vancouver: S. S. Fowler. E. M.. and
R. R. Hedley. Nelson, and William Blakemore, M. E.. Fernie.
A meeting will also be held at
Rossland, when a paper relating
to the geology and mining practice of ihat district will be presented., The Boundary district
will subsequently be ' visited.
The visitors will be banqueted
by the Grand Forks board of
The  Rambler.
The town- of New Denver's
situated in one of the prettiest
places iii West Kootenay. JSro
where could there be a prettier
lownsite. ' Tlie effect however is
marred by the .unsightly stumps
which are v in evidence , every
where, even, in the' prmcipn]
streets. This was the condition
of affairs two years ago and'
there is no reason to believe that
it has changed. There are a few
slumps about Fort Steele which
could °be removed without detracting from the°appoarance of
the town. . u
Fort Steele is more fortunate
than most mining towns, in that
there is few public offences
against morality, the average
westerner does, not parade his
virtues, nor does he atieinpt to
hide his shortcouiinus. Then'
are. however, times aud cccit"-''
ions when in the exhuberenco of
his  spirits,   ho   will   give utter
,     i1 i
nice   to   hinguag'e -which   i.s not,1
speaking of the  Coeur d'Alene
country, that it i.s now in  better
shape than it  ever  was. before,
and is now being steadily  developed.     And that the output for
the present year will exceed that
of last year notwithstanding the
recent trouble.     The mill of the
Bunker Hill and Sullivan -which
wa.s wrecked by the  mob  a  few
months   ago.   has   been   rebuilt
and is now   in  operation.      The
Sunset Peak country is now  being opened up, and the Northern
Pacific Railway  is  constructing
a branch to thai point.   The outlook for the Coeur  d'Alene  wa.s
never so good.
Spri-liil in'I'm; J'nnsi'i.i ion.
Tuesday. Aug. 22. — Dreyfus is
lost says Mercier the chief prosecutor of the Irial. On the other
hand M. Labori. counsel for
Dreyfus, hopes to confound his
enemies and secure an acquittal..
A^major in the First Dakota
volunteers has been arrested for
publishing abetter iu, which he
refers to his commanding officer
as'a'low contemptible cur.
■Admiral Dewey is quoted as
saying thai self-government'
should-be granted to the Filipinos. '
Paris was today  the scene of
most serious disturbances.  ' Tlie j.,[j m-UI. tj,r. Union a-, ihe (fi-o.it Kail-
police were   unable   io   restrain J way 'riinmn»  tho ■-J'huui.r   Limited."
the fury of the  mob. ,     The  in-'i t'"»'lh ''v,,'".">' <l!'.v il,1(- ni^llL hi-woi-n St.
Did \ou fvt'r notice how   feu   people
are oi-ifjiiiii]  in  ihiny tln-y -h.v   ;eiil
dov    Foi- in-tiinee,   one   man   make-   a
fortune nut of a -hnple tliin<r: immediately hundreds of other-, try  it.     Thi-
is human natiue.    While it  is "ratify-
injr to Im ihe "lii-.-t man" to  briny-  out
an idea. I he <ri-eal  ma-s  must   be  content lo follow their leader-.    There   is
one line that is ahwiy-  original,   however, and that i- the bin-iue.-- of Brufl-
ley-Gan-i't-on Co.. Limited,  of, Jirunt-
ford.   Om..   because  they   continually
lirinjf    out   publications,   to   suit   the
tinie.i and   bca-ons.   thus  their aj;ent>
are kept steadily at  it  awl  make   bijr
money.    In  fact, no other occupation
is more honorable, healthful, lucrative,
or oilers liulf as many opportunities for
promotion,    U   i.s  a life school.    Many
men and women in ('anuria to-day.   testify to the Ii-nthfulness of his claim, in
fact, it i-conceded on  all   haniR   that
one year'- experience wilh this Finn i-
worth    more    lo  any   yoynji   man   or
woman,   than   two  or  three   year-  at
Colleiie," Irom  an   educational point of
view, and linancially. ii is all  that   can
be <|e-i|-c(|. ' "
Fori Steele.
Ag-ents:-- Did you ever think of handl-
injj our latest y\ork --The Li»ht ot
Life""'' J I' noi. now i- a yood time to
Mart, r.'j.fld a day sure: -ome make
twice thai, l-y\-|ierience or capital
Bradley Garretson Co.; Ltd:
BKAN'TI-'OKIl. 0.\"t"
ore otematfona
Fort Steele.
''The   Milwaukee'
A   familiar  name  for  lhe   Chicauo.
Milwaukee iV Si. J'aiii Railway, known
Is n large rind Attractive Hotel of Quiet Elegance: in all
its Appointments, with a Ctisine of Superior _
torior-of St. .Joseph's church was
torn to
The    Germans    dislike
American tariff laws.
, Tho steamer Kansas Cilv.wa.s
. t "
storm lossecl foi- two days.
During-the height of-ihe storm
fire Ihrealened the vessel, but
the crow inunnircd to cvf hnniish
it.    The sailors were badly used
Paul   and   (Jhieayo.   and   Omah.-i   and
, . n        .'Chiwijju.   "Tilt-  only   jiei leet  11-uiiis in
torn to pieces and is a   complete   tho Wyl.w.«   Cnde.-tand:, Connection-
are made u ii h . I//- Ti-aii^roiuii'eiila'
t|-)£ Line-, assurinu to pas-cii^ei^ the be >i
.-er.\ ice known. Luxurious coai-ln-s.
eli-eLi-ic liiiht.s. sie.tm heat, of a \erif>
equaled by no other lii.e.
See  lhal   your ticket read- via "'fii;
Milwaukee" \i iieii L-oiui-j to  a ty  pokn
in the United State-  or  ('anai.a.     .^11
ticket .ifii-iits -ell them.
' For lute-, pamphlet- or  other  inlor-
..an'efioned iii polite society, an'rl;'11!' b-v l!,"! sj"1'
if ihe spirits are p trtienlnrlv
strong, be tlirows discretion ' to
the winds and indulges in <-x-
})lefivQS which are belter suited
to-a place where there are no
ladies or children. -   ,
. The new bnildin.o-s wli'oh. aro
being- erected in Fort yteoie is
an evidence ihat the owners
have faith in the town. "The
buildings are of sne-h a permanent chtiracter that every resident is impressed wilh i1< stability- , " . .' ...
The question ot time i.s a
peculiar one in Fort Steele. ■ the
government employs the stand*
tircl, and the towns )joople
itnoiher. as there is a difference
of an hour, the question natiir-
iillv arises, which i.s riirhl.    „
General lVIiu.iiif.j ]Srotos.
Kdi-nr P. Ifalhboiii'. the lani-
fous. Kurdish iiiinin.ii- I'liitineer, is
.in the Boundary ('rock- country.
Life will make his headquarl f-r.s
fill   Cascade.
The ininerjil, nayya^iLe. a fel-
Luride ol lead and yold, i.s .-.aid lo
Fhave been found for the lir-.f time
[in Mrilish Coliuubia on the Kin.e-
[sfon claim near k'nillc river.
Over s;j( i, i ii ii l dollars was lalcen
out in one day Irom Ward".-, mini'
[in the.deep di.i^iny-.-. of t h<; < \-i ri -
|l,K.)o, on Horsefly r.iver. •
Se ven ty- I'i Ve niiiiiii^ Cainps
jwill I to i-e]ii.-eseii.fe.d at tlie Spo!*-'
Ijiiie e.vhil'iition in .'October, so
[Secretat'y y\.iMiisf.i;on'ir says.
'.I'lie'- in-oceeding-s
lauiiiial convention of .the
jointed Hoards, of Trad't
lern   British   Columbiti,
of   East-
Is It a Fake.
The Ideal (?) Art Company   of
Winnipeg-   is   ;i   yood    thing'   lo
leave alone, says the- Edmonton
Bulle'tin. A few weeks ago a man
representing" the company landed
in town and  passed   front   house
to  house securing   photographs
to  enlarge   in  .-.opia.   as  a   free
sample of their work, the picture
fully finished fo he  delivered   lo
you free, the only  condition   attached being '"thai, you 'hang-   it
in   your   home  and   show   it    to
your friends.'"    By this form   of
advertising"   they   wen-   to   reap
their'reward by an   overplus   of
bona tide orders.     But ihe scene
changes     when     another     man
arrives    and   does   the   ground
showing only tin enlarged photograph as- a "proof"' and   informs
you that I hey will do this picluro
in   ".sepia"'   provided   you buy ii
frame,   ranging   in    price    from
■s-1.00   up.   ji,nd   unless you do so
you don't get anything.
A man was around town hist
Wednesday soliciting pholo-
graphs for enlargement in sopiti
no charge to he made. An he
represented himself as from
Winnipeg, it is no doubt the
same out lit. A. .'similar concern
operating in England last veur
wa.s shown up in the newspapers
so effectually that they were
driven-fro in England, and at last
accounts 'were .■op'orii.iiiigy iii
Franco'; • ]
Secretary   Hoot    studies,  tlie
Philippiitcque.slion.    Four armies wiU'opei-alc against the tFili-
jlinos,   and- Agnimildo's'  bands
will be scattered. ■"   '
The Liberie stiy& that the
Dreyfus Irial will not lie finished
before the'middlc'of September.
/The reply of the Bobrs, is said
fo be now on the wav to the governor of Cape Colony;-' '
Two Indians and a white nuiu
were legally.exeouled tit Daw-on
Prince Henry of Prussia will
visit San Francisco.
Michael Orun, one ol the best
known European authorities on
pufrographic geology., has been
appointed to a position, on the
Canadijiu1 Geographical Survey
staff, to fill the vacancy caused
by'the resignation of Mr. For-
I'ict", who-is now in the employ
of.the Le Roi  Syndicate.  <-
Sir Charles Tupper is in London. He says that Canada is a
iinil in fhe'support-of Sir Wilfrid
Laurier on the boundary question. '   t
The Hood in Edmonton has
caused much damage. Logs and
lumber in great quantifies are
Heating down f he Saskatchewan.
Perries have broken away, and
no mails have arrived.
CaiTunzo say vthal Bell was
tight. His statement in regard
to the stolon letter was true in
every particular?
Kid McCoy was. knocked oui.
McCormaok did the trick in one
round ;i1 Chicago.
Canadian hankers will meet  in
annual   convention   al   Mont
on October 27).
Everything New. First Class and ur to date
in Every,
! HEADQUARTERS   For' Travellers and Mining Ylbv..
million, iiildri'-*.
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Si.UTTI.K,  WASH.     I'otri'l.A.VlJ. OK.
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Fishiilg -Tackle
Railway Company
Steel (Rods
Bamboo, Flods'
(irunlieari  Rodh
'isli  Ua.skets  -
' Land in a- Xeis
IXDS    Ol-1
hi.irlish Flies
Castin»- Linos*
The  Quickest  $   Finest
Train   ' Across      the
•   (Continent.
U)\Y  K.ATKS TO TUF   l-:.\S'
Tliousa,nd.s of veterans ol'
ci\'il war an-   encamped   at
Moines. Iowa.
(Join Paul is absolute monarch
ol all lie survey-.. There is no
hope I'or ; 111 .\' 11 ■ i ■ ■ <4 but war.
Tlicie i- no ol her I emedy furl he
pi-cva.ilinj;- .conditions in the
Ti'iuisvaal.  '
f'.-D. .Porter, one of the'best
knqwn miiiiiitr men in the couii-
trv.   said .-a   few.   dti.vs    a«ro - in
In Manila n.t
■^-e,l.s indoors ani
suiirise gym.
'Phe Va^-is are ..-still in j^reat
iijilitinjj,' trim, and are■ ..dei'yini;-1
the Mexican forces.
iii.^'lif  everyone
(stay tl ie re uii'.i.l
A baffle.i^
Tlie   Lake   H,o-afe
Steamers leave
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
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•fjf In fact a complete sportsmans paradise.
'Jil Compasses, 'Mineral   G-lasses,   Spectacles,   Eye   Shades.   Eye £
%a ■■' --j.  »•*. »-j. »$'.  »*< *fi^ v^* *)' »«<■ »C»  >*» »*'  «.»»
Prosji'ectors and Miners should .see ihe display
i«i Shields and Smoked Glasses.
111   llll
; line
tock-.oi" 'L'oilot. Soaps is coui])l(~t'
i.s astoni.shiii"-.
and 1h<i varietv
Pioneer Drug Hal
A. W. ULHASDivLL, ^'^li.atu-Omru-iuCyli.-^-ol l'l,.-i-.n.-i.
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WILLIAM STITT,  Ass't Genera
Passenger'-'Agent,' Winnipeg.
0. E. McPHBRSON-j   General...Pi;.
.'•• senger Agent'' Winnij eg
etieral iVIerc
Minino supplies 3 speoitmo
Miners iioiiii.' northward via Canoe River Route will iind il a I:ii •_;*
<i\-iiiii and convenience to procure their supplies at   Donald.
SOLF  .M'F.VTS    or
("anion  Steel-(^oinnanv
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Windermere, (.'olden- and
■■'• Mining 'Divisions.
Agents, at Windermere for tho California Giant Powder Co. TtfE J'Ki-SPEGTOJl   F  KKLF.   P  AlfiCtVHT 20. l'<-'.<.  ��%��   ^'~  ���0uerT0i;  SATUKtiAV. Ai;(;UST 2(i. lMW.  FORT STEELE.  The Center of a Vast aiming- Reg-ion. - Mines That Are Tributary  to the Town. Where the- Devel-  ment Work is Being  Carried  On.  Wild Horse  Creek:���The  Dupont lia�� a force of eiylit men at  work on' a large gold quartz pro-,  perty. "which is very,, promising.  The  Tontine group   has   ten  men   developing-   the   property.  The ore i.-a a copper pyrites, and  ,    the result of the work  done   up  to the present is very gratifying  to the o'wners.  ���On the Big Chief there i.s a  small force .pegging away developing the property. The small  three-foot lead has been crosscut.'showing up a tine ledge of  high grade ore. The main ledge  has been ,cross-Cue showing a  ,    width of*:?-5 A feet.,  There are several Other''properties on Boulder creek, working  from three,to  six  men  on  each J  claim. "       ' j  On the east fork of Wild Horse j  there are a number of properties}  on which  development  work   is  being rushed.  On   Victoria   gulch,    another  ' tributary  of  Wild   Horse,,    the  ' Kootenay   King   and   iidjoining  claims have a .number of 'men at  work. '    " -  On the 'north fork or Wild  Horse the' Brittle Silver group  of claims tire working about six  men. Assessment work is being  done on not less than twelve  properties in this vicinity.   '  On the main creek Bob Dore  has a force working on placer  ground. ' Some Iii Chinamen are  also working tho old placer diggings on the ojist side'of the  creek near Boulder.  ' - 6 1  "Brewery ' creek   has    several  t   v  promising properties that, are  0 under act mil development.- The  Fori Steele claim' owned'by T. C.  Armstrong has a fine showing of  copper ore. ' .  Dardanelles,   Doherty,   LJoolcy  Mountain, Clrace Dore. and maii'y  .others, all situated on   the   main  creek, and underdevelopment!.  "Messrs. Wallinger, McMillan  ifc Co. are actively engaged in  running a tunnel to strike the  old channel of Wild Horse creek.  Some fine gold quartz from  Ihe Cold Bug which is situated^  on the lone mountain at the  mouth of Wild Hpr.se. was  brought in during tho past week.  The ore will be sent to the Paris  Inhibition.  The mines in the vicinity are  increasing their force as men  can be secured.-  TRACY   CltKKK.  Development work is rapidly  being pushed all over the Traoy  creek district. The Estella has  a, force at work taking out ore of  a high grade. A new tunnel is  being drove on' the ledire, and  there is a large amount of rich  ore on the dump.  The Minnie M.. Tiger, .lohn  L.. .1. H. C. 'Ooldeu Fleece.  Stanley. Silver Dollar. Ruin's  Horn and C-rundy are all being  developed.  SUKKI'   CP.HKK.  At least six ditferent properties are being worked in this vicinity.  WOLF cukkk.  Aside from the regular assessment work then; are several outfits engaged in pushing the development of their separate properties. Almost in every case  -where work is being done rich  looking ore is shown in- the  work'mtr.  'oiibt but lhal in the neai fuuire  several oi ihcse claim- v. ill become producing and shipping  mines.  r.n.i, uiVKii  ��� In the  vicinity  of   Bull  river  and the Sand creek   district   are  situated a Inrge nninberof promising properties.     Among them  are the Chickamun   Stone,   Burton.   Wynstar,   Empire,   Waterfall. Blue Grouse, Happy Frank,  Jennie, and'many others, all under various   stages  of development.    A number of these properties    are   employing ,a   large  force of men, and are in position  to sli'ip ore. ,   i  TOBACCO   PLAINS. I  Several    new   locations   have  been made during thn past week,  and an unusual amount of devel-!  opment work is being done.  Tlu-'  ore  in   this   vicinity   is   a    high |  srrade copper.     There is n-very '  promising outlook for the,, properties in this vicinity. i  LOST  CRKKK-  There are quite ,a number of  locations in what is known as  Losl creek basin. Here wo Iind,,  the f,anious Dibble group of  mines: also the Emerald. Hudson. Howard, Richmond Hill;  Mother Lodo. Hillside. Mitchell, i  rort  rewm  FORT'STEELE,  B.  C,  Co.  COMPLETE    PLANTS  Ready for prompt Shipment IX OUK KOSSLANJJ) WAREHOUSE  MANUFACTURERS-    and     BREWERS    OF    EXTRA'   FINE  BOILERS  HOISTS  PUMPS   ,  BUCKETS  CARS, WHEELS  and AXLES  BEER  &1S?  PORTER  Wire Rope and Supplies  compressors m  Rand  Write for Estimates and Catalogues  m. Drills  SOLD    BY    THE    BARREL, -KEG    OR    BOTTLED  Bottled beer for faniiliv  use a specialty  OUTSIDE ORDERS (ilVEN STRICT # PROMPT ATTENTION  JENCKES MACffME CO.     ��� CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO.  PtOSSL^AIND,    B.   C.  T. It. MEN DEN HALL, Manager,  SATISFACTION .GUARANTEED  p. o. box. ai2  TELEPHONE' NO. 1  Percy and   ihe  Foster  fraction. '���  On all of these claims '.here is a  o  good showing  of  ore.     On--the j  Dibble a large amount of  eievel- J  opment has been performed, and j  it   is  reported   that a    contract '  for several hundred feet 'of  iuu-j  ,uel is, to be let.    Another promising property in this vicinity is  the Keystone, -which is  situated  on the divide between Mans and  Lost creelc.    Very'rich ore- has  been taken from this claim-  pout steei.f:.,,  [s the "supply  point   for   this  vast territory, and. from a  mining point of view, the only town  where  complete' outfits  for the  c  working of a mine can-be obtain-;  ed! '   All this vast.region lies-on  Lhe east  side 'of  the .Kootenay..  and .save a small portion   in   the  south east, corner, is not  on   the  line of railway.      Forty per cent  of all the mineral claims located:  in the district are situated in the-  main range  of  the  rookies  and  are tributary fry the town of Fort  Steele.  , ,    o   t.  Sick & Williams, Prop's.  1 NL.HANSON. 1  General iVf-ei-cHant  Lvicfuor Dealer.  AND  CARLIN   & DURICK  SI-  GENERAL  Fort  Steele,  Sole Agents for the  ~ Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber,,,     A large assort-    ^S  - '                                                                      fi^Z  ���z ment of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always             ~��  Cz on hand.'                        -   ,                  ^3  ��r DIMENSION     LUMBER      A      SPECIALTY:   ,      J2  I WflSfly ��� ��� B.G.      1  MERCHANTS  Best   ",  Kootenay.  Canton steel!  COMPANY.  DON'T    FORGET  CICKTII-'ICATK   OK THK   KKOilSTKATION*  OK AX li-XTKA-PiTOVrXCIAL tMJII'AXVi  "f'llMlMNIllS.'   A.I~T.   Ii<<17."  Tefi�� Steel, is guaranteed to be equal to* Jessop's- 'or Firths in all  ,   Hako-Kock Work.    ��� '  Sole Agkxts  SOLB    AGKNTS  Grows Nest Goal: ������  Giant Powder Gompanij.  The Steele House  -Ifovf (iron}) MFiriiwj Co/iiy."'?!//."  ON   'I'HK  STKKIM.KS.  Qiv the spur of the main range  of the Rocky Mountain, !mined-'  'uiitc.l east of Fori Steele, are situated some thirty locations.'. The.  regular yearly assessment work  'lias been, done on almost all of  these claims, while on some a.  large amount, of development  is well under way.     There is no  Ni-irNtemd lhe ISth iiir\-erf July. A\ ��.. I89��>.  I hereby certify tliuar-bavo tliN.oft>y reiri-���  u-rciS the "Howe Cii-niipiSIiniiif; Uwnpany ':i^  iin Rxtra-Provinritil iv4rap.tn.v. aniler ihe  ���-('om,p-.inie.-' Act. IK!>~. ~ mcil lo cirary out,or  cilect all <>r nny of lhe o-jjoiM��. lioi-fSaarior set  forth to wliicli the leiri>.Linv�� authority or thr-  r.i'KKlMCiirr of Mrllish Coilaraliiu cxu-tmI.-^  Trje li'-iul ollice of ilit-ffwjiiiiiinv ,���- Mtunuvl  in thi-Ciiv of Spokane, irluw ,of W,��Nhinirton.  V. S. A-  J-Ws-iimount nf the ciugtMl.of tlie Comp.nty.  Is flOA-.iiui. illvlili'il illllA IUW0.0W >iaiv> of 10  runts eadi.  TlM- head ollii-o of I'Atr Company ill Llii ���  l'rovirK.-1-i-. .-.iiimie ai I-'o-.f Sti-ele. anil U.iinfcl  Howe. Fct-e Minei (uoi emponeieil soiiMte iiml  transfer stock), whose ,iiWre��s is Furl. Sioeil��  is tin- uttnrney foi the Company.  The tune of the evist��-ni<- of thi- Coniparay  is liftT y>-,irs  The ohji-ets for wh��h. tin- C'oinpmiy lr.is  hi'i'ii eat.ililished are- ���  To work, operate, lutj-.. m'11, lease, lou-itu.  ,ii qiiirT.- pioi-uie. hold, and ileal m mint's,  ini'litls. and minerals of every kind, ilescritfrion  and ilur.u-U'i- within the Cniied Status of  Aiii'-iu-a and the l'lovince of Ifriiish Colli xibia.  ('an,ula. To carry on acil conduct a ut-neral  niiiuiii.' snieltiiu;. milling. ,unl reduetion, liusi-  ness io pinchasti aci|inr��* hold, erect iwid op-  i-rati- i-li'ctnc and power plants for lhe purpose  of ri!imiii.'!ind irciimijiort's, ami Tor the jinrposc  f.f fiiriiisliiiiir liclit and i-re.Minj; power for all  liiirHises. iu liuml. liny, lease, locate, jud hold  ditches, muni"- and water ru-'hts. in- irtmstrucl.  leas.- I��uv sell lnnld. or operate- railwa.vs.  ferries, tramways or other means o" ci:uisi.or-  lallon for iraiispoi'iinc ores, mlniiif; and othei  materials to own. bund. Imv leiisj;. si'll. anil  lut-nle iiinhi-r and tlmln-r claims and lnud. anil  tlrially to do even think' c.iiisistiMit and requisite for the can vlnx out of ihe objects ami purposes aforesaid in their fullest and broadest  sense. In tin- I'Tiltory afoiosaid.  i liven iinilei mv hand aiid s��>iil of oMlce at  ^'u-Lorla rrocinci- of Itrltish (Vdtiiritiia, this  l.*ih dav of .lulv. on��- ihousiiiiil eiyht hundieil  anil nlie-i\- n.ne  11, s i S   V    WOOTTON,  :i:i-::r        IteitUirar. or .loint.SUieK Companies.  NOTICE.  llien-.b.-r L'I��^ notliiM that xlrly ilit.vk itTter  date Tin lend lo M'Plv to tlieOliIel Com mission-  er of I.amlK and Works. Victoria, ror .pcruils-  sioii to purchase lhe rollowini; iiiiocc-.ipled. liii-  .sui-Teyed and unrwservd Oown land, sltuale  in North East Kootenay, dcscilbod as 'follows:  Comnienclnc ftt a post, plant.eii on the west, bank  or Macdonald creek; Ihenee north 80chains;  thence easl flO chains: ihoncr, south 80 chains:  t.henc* wpst 80. chains, eoniainlnc In all MO  acres. '  HENRY F. COI.I.F.TT.  Dated at Wi��Uermcrc. ���!���. C.. Ilrd August,  189��. '������.���?���    .J'1-(M.  Mining  Supplies a Speciality.  W  1��  S  GREAT  Northern  Railway^  TIIK  SUItVKYOIt'S C1I,\IN  MAUIC  IT  Til Id &HOKTKST  TRAXSCOXTINKN'TAr,  UOUTK.  Tt L^ the most modern in equipment,: it, i.s Om Iwavicsl railurl lino:  it has u t-oi;k-ballast. roitdbod: it. oronsos no hand deserts: it was   btiilt  without a land jfrant or novi'i'iinicnt aid: it is nol.wl for fotti-tosy of its  employes: it is the only lino sfrvinir meals on the :�� lit cai-te plit.ii.  THUOIXH1 THK OUANDKST SCHNKll'V FN AM KKICA  UV   DAVIiKliri'.  For l-'OKT STKKLH and tho KAS'J' KOOTKA'AV .MftVKS. Weekly  Staoe   from  Kalispell.    Steamboat uoniiiiii.iiiloutioiib fi-oin .Icnniiiira  dui-ino- biuiiiiiior.    Quielcesi, :lnd Host rqiiU- to. all part- of'the LJnitod  States.  Kastoni t'anada and  Km-ope.  l-'oi- iiiapn.  tii-ket.s and i-ompleto informatittn call or address  iH-arest aire nt or  First   Class  ������quarters  Brands   of   Liquors  and   Cigars.. ,    Head-  for      Mining-     Men.   '    Commodious  Sample    Rooms.        Best   Cuisine   in   the  West..   ���M'nrlp-m    Conveniences.  Home   Comforts.  D. McNeish  Proprietor.  Commercial Hotel  3:      >>      '"fc  O.O.DrxON.(;enci-a! Asicnt.  Spokane    Wash.  .l.WHITNKY  St.  G. IJ  l'anl.  .and  T.A  Minn.  Baker Street, Cranbrook. B. C.  Conducted   on   the   EuropeaH   Plan  WELL    APPOINTED   CLUB    ROOMS  Best     Wines    and     Liquors    at'     the    Bar.  "MUNSON NO. -2."  The Best   Writing "Machine  TIM-:   ONLY  INTERCHANGEABLE  STEEL TYPEWHEEL  raittlv  Illustrated  I-'roe.  Catalogue  Address Edgar  A. Hill, Manufacturer, 94^-96Wendell Street.'.Chicago  CITY'  BAKERY"  MRS. UNDERBILL,      Proprietor.  HOME   RESTAURANT  KEEPS    CONSTANTLY    ON    HAND  Jk'ry.sli .'lii-Hiid ;t.��i<l Cakos  Frcsli Fruits every day  .'Fresh Vegetables  Fresh Eggs'  . Fresh Milk and Butter  and ; WATERMELONS,  MRS. AMME,  Prop,  Fruit #  Confectionery  Notions of all kinds.  CIGARS and TOBACCO.      ^  1:1]  )  ���' i THE PROSPECTOR. FOI7T STEELE,  H. C AU<;UST iMj. 1-UO.  -rfii4i ,&.<&> .&.& i'ii'i ^ii*i^i.^i ��&.&- i'i-^i  ^P? >;#�����  *f�� *f* -*|* *#��� *$���. -'j* '|��. ��$����� *f�� ��f�� #|jT ��f<�� *f�� *-}��.  a#* *<*  -���* *#�� *���* *���* *#* ��#* ��#* ������j* ��#�� *�����  *p#* ^f*  "#�� *���!�� ��f�� *(>�� *f�� *f�� "f* ������� >|* *|��  *f��    *���$���     *l)��    '^h     i��f*    ��f*    #f��     vf*  *#  TIE   CAPITAL   OF  AST  TE  .%.   .��.   .|r  ���*�� -!������ ���*���  �������� ��*��� i��-  A-  it  ��#���  -������  't-  -�����  i*i  jife.  FORT  STEELE  TOWN  The only Government town in the District  i i i  WATCH THE PROGRESS OF FORT STEELE  ���I*'  The Hub of the  FORT STEELE  District  The Center ot  Population  Mining center of  .    -���    I? '  the distric!  Rich Placers on "Wild Horse, Brewery and Fisher creeks.     Since 1864 $25,000,000  i ' n ' i -1  in gold has been taken  out of Wild Horse.  / .< ��� i i  Sole   headquarters   for   Tracy, Wasa,, Lewis, Wolf, Wild Horse, Maus   and Lost  creeks.   The highest grade ore camp in B. C.  Head of Navigation on the Kpotenay River  Daily Stage between Fort Steele and the Junction  The Objective  Point of  The KOOTENAY & NORTHWEST Railway, also  The  r  Choice resident and business lots 30x99 from  ���'���;���  :      _   ��� '      " '    '���:"  -  o l       _ ' ���    i ��� ': ���; '.'...��� '���' ���"���-.'������..   '-���'������'���."'.    '      '' '    ' '   '  ' ''      ''���'-���:  '."���''  titles guaranteed.    Por JParticMlars Apply to  $100 to $250.     Easy terms  9  ��  -��v  T,  T  -<9 ar-i  --"'��'  ?  -al?  jSL���*tf ��  0^3W^,,O H'F. PROSPECTOR. FORT STEELE. B. C, AUUVfiT 2t>, 189R  T  rue Canadian BanK oi Gommerce!-'"'-^^*���*!  (HEAD OFFICE TORONTO.)  Raid     up    Capital     $6,000,000.  HOX.  (.]..-.   A.  i"i.x.   I'r.-i.li."  Sterling Exchange Bought and Sold.  i*.  (���:.   W.u.KKK.   Coll. _M:ui.  Tho Macleod fair and racns on.  Sci)iiMiihpr J7lii jiikI lifuh prom-j  ises lo he an iul I'resthiir evfii". |  .More than .sl.uun Jm-, ixicu offer- [  ed in purse.-, for the rm-e*.  ( Joe La id law had llio misfortune ){> fall a ,��,hort lime ago and  cut his hand nm erolv on a broken  hot 11c  Then; ;-, considerable money '  ii]) on the race hot wren Homely '  Hank- and Hash-i- Lily. The race i  will lake place at Cranbrook   on:  London Agents���The Bank of Scotland.  Trnr-vji'lli.  Is naw  for Sale.  on  RMERE  market and LOTS are  CRANBROOK BRANCH.  j     X. A.  Wallinyer ha>   i;on��   to j  jSpokanw to attend a   meeting   of,  J. W. H. SMYTHE.' Manager.!11^ Tril,l'-V, V'",,k  Mi"'��a  (-'<"�� I  panv. oi which he is om  ' trustee-..  (TyiTl>  3lTl*i-Yi.~i v.\r��+ ���*����.      I      '''��� ("   Sl"i'!* '>f Ihe   Ed��ewood        i,-    \    im, ~ " ,-  ��� VL/ili. Jilta^T^CtO^    Innu'l, was in   town   on   Wediu-s-   ,   k\ '}\ ,hA " w,M��l   ,"   Kl,u0"1  oi   lh,,;      ���     WINDERMERE is tlie MOST IMCTUvESQUELY ..imaled town,in the ENTIRE EAST KOOT-  KXAY   DISTRICT  LOCAL NEWS NOTES.  ami   K.     H.  ���<lav.  CJA'J'L.'liUA\,   Al'iil'ST L'li. 1MISI.      ' ,       ,   H.   L.    Cummin-  iCaidweil   returned   lu>t   Sunday  ~ -r- , 'from   a    trip   to    iVrry    creek.  -Mr. and .Mi-.s.   Fred   Kinnioiv. ��� where im-v had   been  ���-."cl Mi: and Mi;-,.   Harry   Heine- ; several mineral claims  man. went lo Brewer'.- last   Sm  j  urday i'or a week.- vacation. j  r  '     '      , i  ���''en.-ral   Arthur   --;-- ! '���  nil I-'rida\.  Th  e large safe whie'n fornierlv  Situated as ii is in ;li,. CENTER of tho  FIJCJHEST CRADE MINERAL   BELT of BRITISH  oCuujiied a jiosii mn in   ihe  otli*  ot   lhe   Hotel   International   has  been purchased bv   Uarrv   Drew  .s,n-Neyin<:,,-0|. ,ht, N!)rlhSl.t-rh  'bcrlov.  ioie  CCLUMDIA.       it H-ill he Ihe PRINCIPAL COMMERCIAL. SOCIAL and RAILROAD CENTER  at Kim-   ��'' .Voj-ih East'Kootenay.  P. C.  .-itoes.s of Spokane arriv  !      \i:   .    \vi������'u-  ~\      \  wl in-Won Sunday , last,   znd\auaX*r Armstrong;  andjleit  the  same  day   lo  visit   the,1'  siMer   Marjorie, ��� whoi  THE SUPPLY POINT for HORSE THIEF. TOB^. DUTCH.  LAW,   BOULDER and NUMBER  Lots  Wide Streets  splondid ore.  L'ood   Ve>t   and''     While "   '  NOTK-io.���Phave just received1  l ho week.        ���        , ��,,.,.,  .      1       i     i   .  , ������ ,,    T       . '       st- John's Church of England.           - A short time ago H. L.  Amme ���     p..   . .        .���,,,,  ^ Repairing   Chronograph    and'j made   a  location  adjoining  the ���     Divine soi'vico will bo   heia   iu  Ropociliug^ Watches our  special-   Red Line group  of  mines.      He ' St-    John's     church     at"   7:30.  has just  affected  a  sale   of  the {Strangers welconie. "        '    ,  ��'?!&"'' ,f��r   '"-��'""-    wi'th    a-     Sunday  school  at  2-JSO p. m.-  ^.->,Ul"J cash pavment.        . ,���,,     ',.n       -     ��� ' -���  1   *_j_  " ; All the children invited.  Hon. C. H. Mackintosh   is  ex- j  PRICES RANGE FROM  \y.   d   L. Bi.:TTS(;ifK.v. .lowclW.  Col. Hiigli Ii  .). Henderson of  yVloyie'paid ivvisit to Fort Steele  on.Snturdav last:  PKGSR VTEKIA X  OilL'let'H.  Kw,,.,,,.-,     ���  , ��� -     , 1-ectednp visit Fort Steele   in, a [    There will te preachin-everv  Keishaw s  cooking  butter  at.  tew days. ������ ,-.��� _ ^ _..,,,       V.'    ,' -      .    '  i'."ic pe.i- lh i.s just splendid.      -�����     I ' -������  '      ^ ��� -; ' " It is siaterTrliHt th<ru  n   t-r''  ��� i..i. Sl Cibbs Has been appointed' manager'of the branch of the  Imperial Hank at Col'den. The  bank was opened on Monday  ���I"..St..," ,    ,  $25.00 TO $200  1 .Now wall paper at Cann'si  ,It is statecTtliaTTlie B. ,C corporation has decided to tight the  Western Federation of miners. ,  The Payne mijicin the Slocan  i.s closed do.wn. the, corporation  operating it refusing to pay-"?3,50  pel" clay for eight hour shifts.  \  e will be preaching- e-verj  Sunday'   at    the   Fresbyleriau  church ar JI a. m.  Susiday ,%-hool'  at '2 p, m. ��� ,     , .    '  FOE FULL PARTICULARS .ADDRESS  li. R. Hrucc in,charge  of  tho I -   There i.s over  ���fWO.Ou'O  worth  Silting Dull gj-oiij) of  mines  on | of ore now in.sighi on the Galena  Farm near Stilwater.    A concentrator will be built  immediately.  Horse Thief creek,   has  sixteen  men   employed   in   lhe  develop-  iion 1 of that property.  Kershaw's .sell lhe besl  and cake in this town.  bread  Considerable work is' being  done on.JIooker creek in the  Grouse mountain district.  D. Dale i.s pushing work en  lhe bridge across the Columbia  river at the Salmon   Deds.  ���i  Remember Kershaw's for fresh  fruits at lowest prices. Forget  us noi. .<*  F. M. Cliadbourue', representing the Hall Mines SmeltingCo.,  wa.s in \\ indermere recently.  o .  Dr. Taenhauser. manager of  the Watch Hospital, guarantees  all work. *  D. McDonald niinina expert  for C. H Mackinlo'sh was in  town last week.  ��� Rev. Henry Irwin, rector of  Rossland. better known a.s Father Dat, was at Fort Steele on  Thursday, and held a communion at the Sl. John's Episcopal  church.  R. D. Anderson, who has been  business manager of the Nelson  Miner for more than two years,  ha-s gone to Sin-ague, Wash.,  where he will conduct the Times  recently purchased by him. W.  P\ Thomjj.son .succeeds Mr. Anderson on the Miner.  , R. T. l Wynkoof was in town  last week in the interests of the  Night Directory Company of  Toronto.  .lohn Pink went to the Chickamun Stone mine on Wednesday.  Chas. Estmere the Kimberley  townsite man was a visitor at  Fort Steele on Wednesday.  R. O. Jennings left on Wed-  nesdav for the Moyie district.   ,  R. L. T Galbraith left on  Thursday's train for West Kootenay on official business.  Mr. W McKenzie'. a West  Kootenay mining expert- was  a visitor at Fort Steele during the week.  Government Agent Armstrong  visited the Skookum Chuck  country during the latter part of  the week.  Over 10dO mining locations  have been recorded at the Windermere office this vear.  Fire wa.s started last week in  fifty new coke ovens, built at  Fernie this year. Fifty more  will be in operation in about two  months.  Wail Wade for some time a  resident of Fort wSteele. but  more recently of Collville.  Wash.,; is shaking hands with  old friends.���' ���>  .  Dr. Douglas Corsan and family  .������have, takan  apartment:*, sit Mrs.  . Levett.v  C.!'1. Smith returned from a  trip to  Windermere  on   Sunday  .'last.  There is two and a half feet of  .snow iu tlie, mountains around  Toby and Horse Thief er��ek*, in  the Windermere district.  Chas.    Beilinberg came down  from Tracy creek on   Thursday.  K. .1. Higbye came down irom  Sheep creek on Thursday.  It is reported that trains are  delayed by mud slides on the  Crow's Nest branch.  Barnes is getting his string of  racers in good ..shape for the  races on the. .'JOtli.  P. Larsen came in from the  head of Sheep creek on Thursday. Mr. Larsen lias some  promising claims in that vicinity:  ���   Geo. Gilpin received  two   carloads.of furniture this week.      '  W. li. Ross  i.s  expected   Imck  fro'rn Rossland today.-  Hotel Arrivals.  Is'uerxATios^rJ.���IL J. Sullivan. Toronto; C. R:."McLoch?an',  H. PercivaL Winwi'peg"; ,R. J&  Clarke, Montreal;. Chas. \JUat-  inere. .Kimberley: Harry Davis,  J. T.. Deering, Montreal!; -Geo..  Fish. Spokane:. Pr. Mu.rph.-y, Nelson; R. Helm, Nelsoro; N. C,  McKinstry and ���wife, Kimberley::  A. C. Beach, Montreal.  WrxDSOKr-J. BJe-rkir.ian'. Gardner; J. Dunbar, Cirainsnon;- \V. ,L  Paveratt, Port -Hope-. OntL;. .D_  F. Dfc-ksoii, Winiiii-peg;: ��� C. Jfi>l  McKenzie, Kaslo: .H. Hanson.  Medical LaTce-: P'. Qtopmaur  Nelson.  Twd Item? in -M-evrspapfercrorD. '  Thv monthJy amoaiTts paid ' to  tho Post Office for t"rai\s-jT��irtalfon-  of newspapers since the- firs-"! of  year are- as follows: January,  S?3,474.6ru. February. ^4:-JS.ffi:  March. $:).<)VX Ii!; April1, $:-J,7M,-  0:i. May *:3,RfHU3; June. ^..7^).  PO.    Total, $22.to!).il-.  This means that 4.4:W tons of  newspapers hare passed through  the Post Office and been fKtid for.  As there i.s a local radius of forty  miles in which the paj��ers gofroe  and that at least two-thirds of  the papers are on the free list, it  is fair to suppose that tho total  amount of paper used by tht>  newspapers of Canada is in the  neighborhood of 13,i!!)t) tons, or  a monthly tonnage of 2,2U\ tons,  having a valuation of not. less  than ��40 per ton. or a total valuation -of *HH, (540.  H. P. eOJLLETT,  ���..  '���' -: ' ��� ���: *1"' \    - '     .' '.  Windermere, B. C.  "the b>c. ASSAY & chemical" " " ~\  **���      ���*"   SUPPLY "CO,, Ltd. li  Professiona I.  ��  (LATE MaoFARJLANE & CO.)  Vancouver,   B.   C     -sjr  fi  a] We ar&�� Ata-H-afactiirers and di����ct Importers, and carry a p  large stock of Balances. F'urnaceSy Fire Clay Goods, Scientific  and Practical Ijooks. Glassware. Platinum Goods, Acids.  Chemicals, and all other Assayer&' and Miners' requirements.  5 SOLE AGENTS for Morgan Crucible Company, Battersea-, Beck-  =���   ��    er's Sons' Balances, Etc.  Catatogne and .full particmJarsKm application.  '#  NORTH   STAR  LODGE  TOKT STIOKI.li. li. 0.  U.  D.  A. F. AND A. K.       G. R. B. C.  Kt'fiulnr muiHiiiss��������� 1st Tucsilay in each  miHitli at oijrlii o'clot'k. VKitmpr llruthcrn are  roi-dutlly invkoil.  A. \Y. Ki.ka.slim.1. Sucrcuiry.  ���JiJiiijinjxainjiuuua^uu^jui/uiJiJinrusiiui^^  IVllT S-lbbl.K  IJKVl.W.PMF.N-r.SYXlllC.ATE IjTD  i:* I.eadunliiill Stmet. I.omlon. UKjrlund.  o  N. A. WALLINGER, FORT STEELE.,  l'os-'ir oi-'i"ici-: nox i��  The  Waldorf  TH.OMAS    McVlTTIE  Forf Steele B.C.  o  FERHIE, B. C��     OLD TOWN.  Will They Come to Steele.  The Eastern Canadian Press  Association are on their travels.  On their return home they will  pass within seven miles of Fort  Steele. Tf sufficient inducements  could be offered they would no  doubt visit our town. Here is a  chance for-tlie, hoard of. trade to  gel. its work in. Inside of two  weeks the members of the Canadian Mining Institute will be'out  on a jimkefiugfrip through British Columbia." Souiefhingshoukl  be done to have flieni come to  Foi"t Steele.  SPL.ENDID ACCOMMODATION'S  Siiimple Rooms for Commercial Men  No Traveller Should Pass the Door.  Tim; trail yxmi^ within ten feet of the house.     Cood  Harn and plenty of hay and grunt.    If you patronize the  H. L. CUMMINS.  '  P. L. S.  ,'��� C. /i',  "Fort Sleele B.C.  M.  Waldorf you will never regret it.  A.   KANOUSE,    -  -    Rroprietor  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR.  LAKE & GO.  ��� Dealers   In ���  '.A  . ��� ���     ���       '    ��� ������������.���������.' 6- :   .'*���      . fi   ��� ��� y A  General Merchandise  .    . '    - ' ���       ' '   A A .''   i'     .���:.������'..     ��� fi  '    ^ ;        ATHELMAR, B.C. ���  :;  Prospectors    Supplies   a   Specialty  OROCRKriSS. HARDWARE, CLOTHING. BOOTS and SHOES.  V\'. U. Itus-. n. tv. HhiiuiiuKX  ROSS&IIEHCIIMER.  Barristers     -      -      Solicitors  NOTARIES PUBLIC  CONVEYANCERS. . .  Fort   Steele,   B.   0  X.    EDE  LANDS and MINES  NOTARY  PUBLIC  ,   , CONVEYANCER  Fort Steele,     - b. C.  lien. S. McCai'lcr.  .1. A.' Jlai-ver  HARVEY & McCARTER  flayriMcri',  Solicitors,   Notttrit;,*  Public''  Cimrci/uncers etc. -..  '"       PORT STKKI.K.  R. C.  KKVKI.STOK-K STATION and UOLUKN  COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY      MADE.


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