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Array lliaorcier's OI&cm  ^  j CF-  <o  ���^suyru^<\nnsyru\rintyyryni^^  ,W,       MINF.KAL   I'KODUU'J'ION  OF ,13 .  2l       KAST KOOTENAY   DIVISION S \l  '5!            IN   190!     $2,850,289 B '  ^���uthHxiifuTJTlrijijilrOiSijfiHn^^  V  (i  il      MI.VKRAL   PRODUCTION"  OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  IN  15��il  i $205713j50I  &inJiiinJ\jijvijtriJinJtriiXJTJruxrL^^  Vol. 8.  PORT STEELE, B.  i^.,  SATURDAY, EEBRUARY 1, 1902.  No o.  *r *  1    S     MINERAL FLOAT     *  -^-Sa-J-S-S-a^-S-a-S-^-S-a-i-S-SS*'^*-^  There is'a big demand just  now for platinum.  ^Tfiore has been an increase in  tbe output of "all metals with the  exception of lead during the  past year in British Columbia.. ���  :SIt is reported that the Bull  river iron deposits will receive  considerable attention during  next summer.  On the oast side'of the  Kootenay river two mines  are  opera-  '   ting,  the Estella and Stanley.  Tlie oil dovelopmcnts'm South  East Kootenay are , attracting  more and more attention.  The big .hydraulic companies  "  on Wild Horse creek are making  necessary preparations for active  ��� work early in the coming season.  - A��new pumping plant is being  installed at the deep placer mine,  on Perry creek.    ' /  "Work on the Estella minels  steadily progressing.  Placer .mining  is  winter all over thc  Fort  Steele  -a i  district. .,  Rich placer digging's are being  worked on Weaver creek.   ���  .   ' Tho recent strike of oil in  the  cental for the lead, contents of  the ore, while producers in the  United States receive 83.50 per  cental for the same product.  I Any person^who will take the  trouble of examining into it will  find that the Fort Steele district  is'oue of the best mining disrv  trict's in British Columbia."  Bid.  472.00  East Kootenay Stock.  Asked.  Crow's Nest ( oal     SP0.00  >foi'th Star...'.  '27  Sullivan ,.... 10  Silver-lead Quotations  New York. .Tau. Ul:  Bar'Silvei- ,     .".  Mexican dollars .<   Lead   Copper.: ...'... n...      \)  London, .fan.:M.���Silver.  2o   ll-KSd;  copper, ��50     s 'd: lead, k 10  17s. (id.  54*  ���44*  4.10'  HOLLAND'S     OFFER.  livelv  this  cPlathead vallev is attracting  at-  ,.' "  f' " <r  tention..'  Wherever serpentine , formation occurs platinum is found in  greater or less quantities.  A large amount of ore is blocked out in the'Sullivan mine ready  for sloping.      ?   '  ;~ Rich ore has been  developed  in the Tiger group of mines  situated on Wild Horse creek.1  ," -. Enough ofejs in sight  in   the  ' Estella' lOiinako the mine one of  'the largest  shippers in the district. c ���  '   It is now definitely settled that  not only will'the Great'Northern  railroad be supplied with Crow s  Nest'coal, but the Northern, -Pacific aud Burlington as. well.  ��� The  coal  deposits    of   South  East Kootenay is one of the most  important factors in the commercial and industrial^,development  of the district'.  ,  �� The business men of Steele  are wide awake to the best interests of the mining industry in  thc vicinity of the town.  For several years prospecting  has been going on, and assessment' work being done and the  men that have pinned their faith  in times past to tho Rockies are  about to have their reward.  Thore are a number of promising properties . in the vicinity  of Port Steele owned by poor  men who lack funds to develop  their claims.  The mining outlook, for South  East Kootenay this year is most  favorable at present, and with  natural impetus which it will receive from the building.of a  smelter at Marysviile, and increased transportation facilities,  thexfuture surely looks rosy for  the district.  There are a number _o'f promising prospects being steadily  worked by their owners ou Tracy  creek.  A good deal of interest is being taken in the nickel deposits  on Wild Horse ei'eek.  Market Conditions. ��� ��  The stock market was active  during the past week.  The price for copper at London was raised -��1.    ' .'.   " ,  i.Lead was_tirm  at New  York,  at London   the  price was Is, 3d  lower.  Sullivan stock showed a small  decline in price this week.  Retail trade in all lines remain  quiet.    ,  - ' '  Harvesting of ice commenced  this week, the" fields" are in good  condition.  ���, The   coal   market    is    fairly  active.  Among: the Placers.  The i outfit now working on  Perry creek, above the falls,  have sunk a shaft 30 feet, it is  expected that bedrock will be  encountered ' in about 18 feet.  The gravel now coming out of  the'shaft prospects well in Lgold  aud rich pay din is expected as  soon as bed rock is struck.  -The Thompson outfit on Perry  creek., are putting in via large  pump, the pipes ,and pump now  being 'installed ' will have a  larger capacity than any similar  plant in the Kootenays.  Tom Roberts now working  deep placers on.Weaver creek is  reported as taking out good pay.  The outfit working on Wild  Horse creek have run their; tun  nel a' distance of 74, feet, and  sinking commenced on Monday  last. The present cold weather  has stopped the washing of  gravel coming from the shaft.  No'reports have been received  during the week from the outfit"  working on Bull river.  "Will Treat With Boers For Peace.  The Hague. Jan. 29.���LIn the  first chamber of tlie states central today the premier, Dr. Kuy:  per, replying to a question'-on  the subject, confirmed the accuracy of A. J. Balfour's statement  in>the British house of commons  yesterday regarding the Dutch,  government's , offer to. help, m  bringing'about peace "in South  Africa. The premier added that  he was prevented by courtesy  from disclosing any details concerning the note, so. long as the  British government had not pub-  lished'its contents, or until a reply" to it was received. The  Boer delegates' disclaim any  knowledge of the contents of the  Dutch note.to Great Britaiu.-,  "Ping-Pong."  Since'ping-pong was introduced at an afternoon tea, at ��� the  Imperial Hotel a short time ago,  the game has become quite popular in ' Steele. The amusement  has^ been- quite a fad iu London  for   some   time,   and it   is  not  *. y  strange that Steel ites should  take it up with some fervor. The  name .ping-pong probably, comes  from the sound the vellum-cover-  ed racket makes as it strikes the  celluloid balk back in return or'a  "smash"cover the six-inch net on  the dining table to the opponents  court. The game.is' really a  table tennis and is tlie.?invention  of one James Gibb,' "who started  a crude game, using" champagne  corks cut out as rouud balls and  the lids of cigar boxes as rackets  or battledores. . / ,,, , ",  The Club House has been rented for^the winter to a number of  .young men, wlio with" their'lady  friends will play the game for  the .balance of the winter.' /, "  , Joe Taenhauser, the genial  manager ���'" of - 1he Fort  Steele ��' Billiard" .Parlor^ is'  determined to be up-to-date>  and says that he will put in a  "bing-bong'' table "for the boys  who have1 no. best girl to play  with. ;.  at work on their property on the  hill. No ore has been .shipped,  as yet. this season, but the owners are hammering away and intend t(5 fully develop their valuable properly.  THE  LOGGING  CAMPS.  r  Grant and Sheady, tnembers  of the Moyie Lumber Co. ��� are  getting out logs on-., the Upper  Moyie Lake. They have about  fifty ni0 employed and are  getting out immense, quantities  of' valuable timber to supply  their mill which will resume operations as soon as the spring  opens up.  Wm. Muir, the manager of  Park Mitchell & Go's sawmill,'  has a Jorce of men ��� cutting  timber on the company's limits  at Swansea. ��� About twenty-five  men are employed at this camp  and .are getting out some fine  logs, which will be in readiness  for the opening of their sawmill  in the early spring.  q.njTruTruvTj-iru-iruTfTiTrinnjxrLn,,  Late Telegraphic News'  In Memory of Crown Prince..  Vienna, Jan. 30.'���The anniversary - of- the deathi of > Crown  Prince Rudolph was observed  today by masses" in the palace  chapel and in the ' Capuchin  ���Church, in the vault in which  the Prince, is entombed. Emperor Francis Joseph and other  members of the imperial family  were present at the tomb, but  Ihe Countess Lonyay, willow of  IV.nco    r Rudolph,     and      her  ua ugh lei'  liz ibefh.    who   was  Very few people have any  idea of the importance and influence of'the coal and iron prospects in this district.  If surface indications are  cor-1  rect rich gold quartz  mines   will  be   developed   on   Wild   l-lorso  creek.  Silver-lead producers iu British  Columbia receive Si.20 per  wedded last week to Prince Olho  of Wiinli.-ieh-Gaetz. were not  |iiTS��nt.  Coal Miners Election.  The election of coal miners  members of tlie Boards of Examiners for Michel ��� and  Morrissey mini's, under the  ''Coal Mines Regulation Act  Amendment Act", will tak<  place on Saturday, February  5 th.  Father Pat Is Dead.   .      , f ,  Word has been received of the  death in thchospital at Montreal  of Rev. Henry lrwiri,   familiarly  known  ia  British  Columbia'as  "Father Pat',;.  ���' Tho deathy of "Father cPat"  leaves a gap which never can be  filled. He was a graduate of  Keble college, Oxford, aiid was  ordained as a clergyman of the  Church of England in 1383, and  was made a curate in 1885.'  - The sad news was the chief  topic of. conversation around  town during the past "few days.  He-was the kindliest of, men, and  was known in South East Kootenay, where his cheery way had  won for him many friends,  TALK.   ON, CANADA'S    FUTURE.  A Stout Imperialist.   ,    r ^"  '   ' $  Toronto,   Jan. 29.���Honorable  George E. Foster delivered an  address on imperialism last  night. He held that the best,the  future held for .Canada was  national life in conjunction with  the old country that gave her  birth. Some people, he said,  seemed afraid of the word,.imperialism, but there . was no  reason why underatrue imperialism Canada should not, hold all  her present power, and' at the  same'time be a closer component  and integral part of the British  empire around the world. " Tho  two great reasons why imperial-  ism^was a'grow ing' power were  sentiment from , within and  pressure from without. r The  power from, within was a strong  loyal" feel ing to institutions, form  of government and general lines  progrcss��and civilization typified  by the mother country.'?0 The  outward pressure was the .hostile  sentiment, with, .which almost  every "country in the word regarded Great Britain.  Died In Portland. _  Portland, Jan' 30.���Honorable  Moody Brock Lovell, M. P., of  the province of Quebec, died  here tonight, while the' guest of  relatives. The body will be  sent to Coaticooke, Quebec.  Below Zero.  Sunday and Monday last were  tho coldest days experienced in  this district for several years..  Several thermometers on the  sides of buildings registering  from 20 to 30 degrees below zero  ou Monday morning.  Moyie Mining1 News.  From Our Own ('orit'sponilout.  ST.   KUfiKNK.  There is no change in the situation at the St. Eugene, about  forty men altogether being employed in the mine and about the  workings. However within thc  last few days men have been  sent to inspect the flumes which  supply the mill with water.  Nothing definite can be learned,  but the' indications are that in  early Spring operations will be  resumed and the ni'uie opened up  in full .force. ������?,.'     j  SOCIETY   GIRL. , . .     ;  ,'        Card ot Thanks.  Mr. Editor  Dear Sir:��� ''  - ,,I wish through your pages  to thank the many friends of the  hospital for the assistance so  kindly given that insured the  success of the 'effort to raise  funds to defray the debt.  The Charity Ball was a decided success financially and otherwise, we secured above expenses  nearly seventy-five dollars which  will go quite away* toward wiping out the debt.  I especially wish to thank  those who contributed the music  I wish to name particularly Mrs.  Miller, Carlin & Durick and Cann  &. Co. for the efficient way in  which they handled the tickets.  Mrs. Miller deserves note for  her success for she secured from  the sale of tickets no less than  fifty dollars. Once more thanking all those who so kindly assisted also thanking you Mr.  Editor for your valuable space.  Yours truly  Ruth Foi.hon, Matron.  Nown Items. ,  The dispute between the E. it  N. Railway people and Henry  Crofts of the Leonora, arose out  of the contention of the former  that the false work was not high  enough to comply with thc law.  Mr. Croft will apply to the Railway Committee'of the' House of  Commons to uphold him.  Another smelter in South  East Kootenay is on the cards,  and the well informed' say   that  uuiiuiiuuuTjiniuiTLnju'k  Special to the Prospector  SECRETARY GAGE'S FAREWELL.'  Washington, D. C, Feb. 1.���  Secretary Gage's popularity in  the social and official life of the  national capital was evidenced  today by expressions of regret  heard on all sides at his leave-  taking of office. Heads of departments, senators, representatives and even foreign diplomats  were among his callers. . Leslie  M. Shaw, the new secretary,  was at the treasury department,  though he will not formally, assume  the .duties  bf office  until  ����- -i , 0        0  Monday.  RUSSIAN  THKATEUnRKOmCNED.   '  St. Petersburg, Feb. l.���By  order of the Czar the private  theater at the Hermitage .palace,  which has remained closed for'  many years, was reopened with  a gala performance Lhis evening,  and during the remainder, of the  winter plays will be given weekly with professional talent. The  theater. ,is a separate,building  that was erected by Nicholas. 1.  at a vast cost. ��� It3 is connected  with the' palace by-a covered  bridge across the canal adjoining the Molka.      L        ���  NASHVILLE   HEADY  FOR SCHLEY,  ���Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 1.���  Nashville is decked out in its  best bib and tucker in, anticipation of, the< coming of Admiral  Schley. iTbe down-town streets  are gay with flags aud bunting  and many strangers are in town.  The - party of distinguished  guests will be met on route and  ofticially welcomed. Upon arriving in the city Admiral Schley  will be driven.tp, the Tabernacle,  where welcoming'addresses will  be delivered' by, Governor McMillan, MayoyTJead and President Garrabrant of the Retail  Merchant Association.' , The two  days' programme of [ entertainment will be formally ushered in  tonight, 'with a banquet, for  which elaborate, arrangements  have been made. ' ���  the month ending today break  all records. During the month  twenty-three cargoes have cleared, the total shipments being  close to, 2.500,000 bushels. The  shipments have gone= to nearly  all the countries of Europe and  also to the chief ports of the  Far East.  SKATIXG.'CHAMPIONSHIPS. .  ' _T  , "New York, Jan. 3l!���All  eyes  in the.skal.ing world' are  turned  toward the annual championship  meeting of  the  national association   which   opens    today    on  ���Verona1 Lake,   Monlclair,   N! J.  [nterest in the contest thi_s_year  is   considerably   heightened   by  the fact that a half dozen of Canadian  experts   are   among   the   "  competitors.        The   two   days'  programme .comprises^ the  following events:    Ifalf   mile,   one   \  mile, three miles, five miles  arid^,-  ten miles. ,, > ��� f   '���  SOUTH.  DAKOTA  PRESS-  Sioux Falls, S. D.,'   Jan.  30.  U  The  Parrel  Bros are steadily I it will be erected at Elk River.  MONTE  CARLO  CHESS .TOURNEY.  Nice, ^eb. 1.���Chess experts  from'many parts of tho civilized  wot Id have gathered at Monte  Carlo for the great international  chess congress and tournament  to be held during the next week  or- ten days. A preliminary conference was held"today at which  tlie rules and regulations for the'  tournament wore decided The  opening, play takes place Monday. America will be represented in the contests by Pillsbury,  Marshall and Napier.  FIRST  lN'DEMNlTY ' PAYMENT.    '  London, Jan. HI.���According  to information received at the  Foreign .Office, the first installment of the.Chihe.se indemnity  will bo paid today. If is to be  one twelfth of the yearly interest on all obligations according  to the plan of amortization. It  is understood that the interest  of the previous half year, subject to compound interest, will  be paid regularly in fixed sums  in orderruot to disturb the silver  market and to insure the market  price by forestalling speculation.  i  WHEELING   IN   COMMISSION.  San Francisco, Cah, Jan. 01 ���  Tho gunboat Concord, recently  returned from Panama, was put  out of commission today at Mare  Island. Her available officers  and men have .been transferred  to the Wheeling; which was put  in commission today.    ���  PORTL AN D  G R A IN   FX POUTS.  Portland, Ore:, Jan. 31?i-Grain  shipments from this port during  Newspaper men1 from   all  parts  ,  of'the  state  are  attending the  annual   meeting   of   the   South  Dakota P.ress Association, which  began in this city today?   Many  questions affecting the business  and   editorial     management   of  newspapers   are   scheduled,' for  discussion and the two days' ses- ���  sion  promises  to~ be ' the :��� most  notable in the history of the  as- ,  sociation. -  New    York,     JSn.     30.���The  news that King Edward VII., of ,  England has entered   under  his  own' name several horses for the  spring  English  .handicaps   has ,  aroused great enthusiasm among  New  York    sportsmen,   for   in L'  competition with' His  Majesty's,  horses will be those  of  William0,  (p.. Whitney, Richard CrOker and   -  James R. Keene, so a warm war,   <  to gather, the best stakes "offered  on the English turf promises to  ensue.   , ��� , ' ?       ���  Many Killed ButrNono Surrendered.  As an evidence of the high appreciation in which the Canadian  troops in South Africa have been ,  held,   il  may be 'mentioned that  greater praise could scarcely  be  recorded  than   that  which  was  paid to the Strathcona Horse by  the" retiring surgeon  general   of \i  thc British army, Dr"   J.   Jame- ���  son, C. B.. Q. H. S., etc.  Speaking at a complimentary  banquet giveu to him recently in  London by 'the medical profession of Great Britain and Ireland, upon the occasion' of his  relinquishment of office, he'said:  "Experience in this war, on,the  other hand, tends"to prove that  a man without much military-  training may he a very good '  fighting soldier���Lord Strath:  cona's ' Horse, for example. In  it many men were killed, but0 no .  man ever surrendered, and there .  was no one tho Boers had more  cause to fear than the rough, untrained but plucky soldiers from  Canada who always fought to a  finish.  Victoria Goes Liberal at La��t.   '  Victoria, Jan. 2R.���The bye-  election, for tho seat made  vacant in the house of commons  by the retirement of Colonel  Prior, was held here today. The.  election resulted in a victory for  George Riley," Liberal, by 421  majority over Frank S. Barnard  Conservative. Tlie election was  a quiet one. The victorious candidate held a procession, headed  by a band tonight. Riley is tho  first Liberal sent to Ottawa by  Victoria, , He contested the Victoria seat in the last general  election in company with candidate Drury, but was, unsuccessful. Messrs. Prior and Earle.  the Conservatives, securing comfortable majorities. te.  JJ  THE PROSPECTOR  O'  J  FORT  STEELE, B. C, FEBRUARY 1, 1902.  9 ESTABLISHED     1805.  7\. B. Grate,  PUBLISHER   AND    EDITOR.  THE PROSPECTOR, is published  oiery Saturday, and has a guaranteed  ai dilation larger than any other paper  In East Kootenay. It is all home Printed  i,:ij contains double the news of any  ...titer paper in the district.  As an  advertising  medium  it   is un-  cxcclAcd.  Devoted to ibe upbuilding of Fort Steele,   the  development of the vast mineral resources of  ibe East Kootenay mining district.  Subscriptions S 2.00 per year  Advertising rates made known on application.  Contributions are solicited from all parts of the  district, but all matter intended for publication  must have the writer's signature.  T U IQ PAPPRls kept on Hie at the adver-  inlO inrtn Using agency of Alexander  *Co., Suite F.. First National Bank Building,  Spokane, Wash., where contracts can be made  (or It. '  Thic   Pa nor   ls   kePc   on'file  at  E.  C  I Ilia    rapcl     daKE'S   Advertising  tH 'and tJ5 Merchants Exchange. Sau  Ffancfsco. California, whrre contracts for advertising can be made for it. ,    .  Agency,  cls<  in East Kootenay is all that is  needed to promote the ''mining  industry.  Farm lands in the Kootenay  valley is in demand and the  price is being advanced.  Every effort should be made  by the government to foster and  encourage the mining industry  of the province.  ��  Tax Notice.  Pifi.  .    fcft>    tic'"   >$"���   -*4*-  i, *.$m    'P*   '�����>   ^9*  iStSi?  Is  *  Headauarters  for   Mining  and  Commercial  Men  The  . Thic   Pa nor I�� kept on file at the  IHIS    rd|jei   Kim & Co.  Newspap<  A. Mc-  ^ewspaper Ad-  vetlsing Agency, Montreal,' where contracts  for advertising can be made for it.  This Pa^er M^TE %  store, Spokane, Wash.  J.   W.  Co's  book  tttfJe Jprosjxejctor.  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1902:  "No , Enernies ' to Punish���No  Special Friends to Serve."  Notice is hereby, given in accordance wilh  the Statutes, that Provincial Revenue Tax, and  all assessed Taxes and Income Tax, assessed  and levied under the Assessment Act aud  amendments, are now due and payable for tho  year 1903. All taxes collectible for the Fort  Steele Assessment District are due and payable at my office, situate at Fort Steele. This  notice, in terms of law, is equivalent lo u personal demand by me upon all persona liable lor  taxes.  Dated at Fort Steele, B. C, 15th January.  1*0-2.  A. C. KELSON*,  Assessor and Collector.  , Fort Steele Assessment District.  Fori Steele Post OQlce. * -1-7  You May Need  "Pflin-XilW  MONOPOLY VS. PATJilOTISM  , The Inland Sentinel'prints  an  editorial under the'above caption  in  its last  issue.    The Sentinel  says:  The Province of Saturday'last  18th   inst.,   contains' what   pur-  ports  to be  a special dispatch  from Fort Steele dated Jan. 17th  The   Sentinel   also   receives   a  special dated from  Fort Steele  January  9th,   and  reads almost  word for word with tKe Province  special.'   . The,  entire  Province  article   was   reprinted    in    the  Rossland   Miner   of    the '14th.  Marconi   has    made,'wonderful  steps in wireless telegraphy and  perhaps 'a rival  of  Marconi   is  working a grapevine from Steele  ,to tho coast.     From investiga-  . tion we are certain that no such  . reports as published in tho  provincial0 papers,   wore   sent out  from Steele. ���       , ,   "  ', ' * < ���*'   *     ��'" .  . ('    Tt  looks  as if -the grapevine  special   senn.-by   ^yireless   telegraphy from "Steele to coast publications   'has1' become   crossed,  dates  mixed,   dots   and' dashes  .sent west,   north ,,and south're-  ,gai"dless where they.dropped.  *   *    *  The weather, for tho past week  was the coldest experienced here  this wintor.  ���K-     '*        *  Now that the first novelty of  the now postage, stamps has  - worn off people are beginning to  criticise them. A. general^ complaint heard is that the stamps  are too florid and French" in appearance, and compare unfavorably with the severe simplicity  of old designs. While the design  of the new stamp is undeniably  pretty, it can hardly ber denied  that the likeness of King Edward  is far from recalling the familiar  features at the first'glance..  ��� For  Cuts  Burn's  Bruises  Cramps.  _ Diarrhoea.  All Bowel  Complaints  it id a sure, life and quick remedy.  There', only one PAIN-KILLEP_  PeKkt IHvi>'.'  ' Two size*, 2Sc ��nd 50c   '  All    Modem    Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C.  ��n  Large   Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  * ' ' �� <       ��� ���      .  "T^r-  <r  CANADIAN  -r^ti^i  CARLIN  & DURICK  L '  MERCHANTS    GENERAL  RAILWAY  World's   Scenic   Line  Direot,Line  ��� east'  Winnipeg-  Toronto  Ottawa  . Montreal  New York  Lowest, Rates ���,  ' '    WEST  Vancouver  ,    Victoria  ���   Seattle    -  Portland   '  San Francisco,  Fort  Via Soo   Line���St.  and all U. S. points'.  Paul,  Chicago  '   Tourist .Sleeper Service  East.-���Leave Revelstoke Wednesday, Friday and Sunday;  Dunmore Junction, Monday,  Thursday and Saturday.' Leave  Kootenay Landing, Friday; St.  Paul, Toronto,- Montreal, and  Boston. " ,  West:���Leave Revelstoke, Monday, ��� Wednesday and Friday;  Vancouver, Seattle, Coast.  Steamship Service  From    Vancouver���Alaska,    China,  Japan and Australia.  . Through bookings to Europe  via all  Atlantic lines.'   ' -"���^  Prepared tickets  from all  points at lowest rates.  Steele,  Sole Agents for the  Monte Carlo Restaurant  THE MOST  UP-TO-DATE  PLACE IN FORT STEELE.  Eest  <>  Kootenav.  canton Steel  COMPANY  This "Steel is guaranteed to bo equal to Jessop's or  Hard Rock Work.        ".. "       ';,  Firths in all  Sole Agents  Grows Kest Goal ^p**  Giant powder company.  1 Sole ��� Agents  Mining Supplies a Specialty.  Agents for the' MASSEY    HARRIS    CO.-, Limited.,    <-" ,tt  Farming   Implements.  Everything Cooked  "as v'oi; like it."  "\  ROBINSON,  Proprietor  Fori 51)6616  Meat Market  ERESH   and  SALT   MEATS  ON HAND."  ALWAYS  ROGERS, Proprietor.  Fresh Halibut,   Salmon, Salmon Trout, Bologna Sausage,  Butter and Eggs.���   Pish and Game in Season.     c'��   �� '   .  K��^��B����H��^)Sc^%��^%��^%^^^%^^^^��%^^%^^��^^%��^������������*<K������Km)K��  Fort Steele  and  Kimberley.  | IN. HANSON, |  J. S. CARTER,  Dis. Pass. Agt.  Nelson.  E. J. COYLE,  A. G. P. A.  Vancouver  FARM FOR SALE  Can' anybody tell where a  snake begins when he wants to  wag his tail.  * *    *  Beef and potatoes are so high  this year that even the wealthiest  families are not ashamed to eat  them.  #        -K-        *  The man that grumbles at the  cold weather and then at the  heat likes only to grumble.  * *    ���*  It must be a fact that all men  are made of dust. We.somft-  times sec them very,muddy after  they have been drinking.  You May Nci'd Pain-Killer ut liny  time, in oiisi." of mxiilont. (Juniei mitrf,  l>i'iiitJ<;H iiml Hpniin'i. IK well as nil bowel  complaints. Avoid siubHtit.utesi. thcro'H  only one. Piiin-ICillw, Perry Duvi.i'.  2f>o. und 50o.  The   Daisy   Ranch   situate  five miles south of Fort Steele.  Twelve hundred acred under fence,  320 acres crown granted, the balance  held under pre-emption. Good irrigation ditch, 150 acres of cleared land.  Will cut 15u tons of hay.  Por further particular!* apply to  K. L. T. GALBRAITH, Port Sioule.  The Steele House  Fort Steele, B. C.  Centrally Situated on Riverside Avenue.  Conducted oh Up-To-Date Methods.  The Best Bar In Town.  D. Mcltfeish  PROPRIETOR.  General Merchant  Iwlquor* Dealer.  AND  S^' Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber,       A large assort- Z��  g~ ment of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always r~j  C�� on hand. r 'ZS'  ����: DIMENSION     LUMBER      A      SPECIALTY. .   , :=��  |      WflSfl, - - - B.G. I  #(M^******��*������-������*��������^����*����*��*��******��*************  Port    Steele  Brewing   Co.  FORT STEELE, B. C.  MANUFACTURERS  and  BREWERS OF EXTRA FINE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copvriqhts &c.  Anjroniinonrllntf it nkotch und <Ioncrli>lt.,n nmj  quickly ttsrcrtnln our nplrilr.il frew w(H��(ti(,r mi  oiitlon  mint frrin. fild  Invention In firtthnhlj j,ninnlnUii*.   fVinirminlrn.  "   ��� "��� 911(111.1.   '���  ttnnflntrtctlrc<inn<luiitfiLl. llurirllKM^kuli I'nturiln  JI'lDRt nunmyy f��r nornrltiK Pntftlltn.  I'nKinn ukoii  tlirriunh  Munri & Co. rorclv  Winter is here at last with its  cold nights.  Fort Steele has now wireless  telegraphy, according to the late  specials published iu coast  papers. . ;  The development pf cheap and  efficient means of transportation  tfxetalnntUr, wlthou' clinrvo, la tlio  Scientific Jlmerican*  A. huirtaomclr IlIttMrnfrvl wtVIt. I.nrtrc<( olr.  dilation of nny sclonilUo Jrniriinl. 'I'orntri. fll b  js��r: fourranntlm.ll. Sold bynll nowadoBlsni.  MUNH&Co.a6,B�����' New York  Branch Offio��. (B5 V Bu. WaiblostoD. D. C.  SUBSCRIBE..  FOR  THE PROSPECTOR.  BEER  PORTER  JUST   RECEIVED  SOLD   BY- THE   BARREL,    KEG   OR    BOTTLED  ttotded beer for family use a specialty  OUTSIDE OKDRRK GIVEN MTttlCTjjli PKOMPT ATTKNTTON  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED ^Jt&JSiSt,  Mutz & Scott, Prop's.  Assorted Car of Best Brands of Flour  and   Meals,  etc.  Flour, Pateut Hungarian and Strong Baker.  Rolled Oats, Cracked Wheat, Wheatletts,  Cornmeal, Buckwheat Flour, Split Peas,  Navy Beans,   Lima Beans. Pot Barley, etc  Bran     Chops    Shorts     Oafs     Hay.  Fleetwood Tea, a pure article imported direct irom Ceylon  try it once and you will use no other-.  Fresh   Vh-oakfast Bacon,  Butter and i^:_.?."  Hums  and   Dry Salt Sido Bacon.  POTATOES   and   CARROTS  FIREWOOD all lengths to suit all stoves.  THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOUR and FEED STORE  E. C. MILLER, Proprietor POST OFFICE BOX 836.  BaS"*' All goods guaranteed and prices also as being correct.  Send in orders.  v_J  ras '  (3  /^  THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B. C, FEBRUARY 15 1902.  ��� i  ��he $fzcs&p2ctoK.  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1,-1902.  BALTIMORE     AND    OHIO'S     NEW  LINES.  Pittsburg, Pa., Jan. 28.���It is  expected that the final details of  the merger of the Pittsburg and  Western Railroad into the Baltimore and Ohio will be arranged  ��� at, today's meeting of the officials  .According to present plans the  identity" of the Pittsburg and  Western will be effaced and it  '��� will be made a^ division of the  Baltimore aridr-Qnio.  MABEL      GOODRICH      CASE      ON  '   ', TRIAL.'     ,  - -Philadelphia, Pa , Jan: 28.���  The' four young men charged  with the sensational robbing and  kidnapping'of, Mrs., Mabel Goodrich last September were arraigned for- trial today. The  accused are Howard Sloan, D.  -Knight Finley and-Henry E.  Wallace, newspaper' reporters,  and Oscar Dunlap, ,a barber.  Owing to. the �� former good  characters of, .the accused-and  the sensational features surrounding the case the 'trial will  attract much attention. Nothing  of"the line of defense has yet  beeii disclosed.- ^ -   �����  ITOBSON   IN  NEW  YORK.  " New York- Jan. 28.��� Lieutenant', Richmond P. . Hobson is in  ��New York-,.and tonight he,will  deliver a lecture,oh "The Navy  and the Nation" at the .Waldorf-  Astoria? The" entertainment  will be under the direction of the  National Society - of the  Daughters of 1812 for the benefit  of the.new branch in Brooklyn  for sailors aud marines.  PUBLISHERS'    COMPLAINTS  o ��� ' HEEDED.  Washington, D. C, Jan. 28.���  The post office committee of the  Senate today commenced an in-  vestigation'of the recent ruling  of the Postmaster General under  , which, certain premium publications are denied second ��� class  rates. .Senator Mason, who is  ���* chairman of the committee, has  summoned a number of ��� witnesses to prove that the action  of the department is not warrant-  ��� ed by law. " Officials of the post-  office department, 'on the other  hand, are confident that the  committee will sustain the ruling.  ADVERTISERS   EXCHANGE' IDEAS  New York, Jan. 29.���A convention of general advertisers,  attended by leading advertisers  from all parts of the country,  began today at Delmonico's and  will continue through tomorrow.  . The' programme embraces the  discussions of some of the most  important questions of the field  of   advertising.^ , . The^ visitors  'will attend a banquet' this" evening at. which some of' the prominent publishers of the country  will make addi'esses.  CALUMET  &  HECLA  DIVIDEND.  "  Boston, ��� Mass., Jan. 29.���  Stockholders of the Calumet and  Hecla Copper Company today  received a dividend of $10 ,on  each share of' their holdings.  The total amount disbursed - is  ��1,000,000, which falls considerably'short of Iho previous payment.  ASSAYING  C. F. Nicholson,  , Pjsteruorough, H. C.  (Licensed by Provincial Government.)  Gold and silver $2.00  Silver and lead ���.  2.00  Gold, silver and Copper >��� 3.00  Gold, silver, lead and copper.. J.00  Samples left  with Carlin Jfc Durick  will receive prompt attention.  Notice to Dplinquent Co-owners.  ' H    (Trade Mark.)  Will  GIVE YOU AN APPETITE I  TOME YOUR NERVES!  MAKE YOU S1T0NG!  MAKE YOU WELL!  Dr. Rurffeflt, Sled. Sujit.nftltn Pr.��t. Honpita!  for IriHKne. Montreal, prticcrmt.* k utm8L��ntl7  'and cirei m permission to hxh i;is imum.  Ml.-* Clark, S'ipt. Oram  Htmpitnl, Toronto,  %vntt]�� they hare also u iuri it with thubuhtrariulti.  ��� jOc. and gl.OO IIni:li:N.        .   .  DAVIS A LA.WIJKNCE CO., Limited.'  qmiMaMiHiiimwniitmiMMUipM  i ( ,      r u  J? TAENHAUSER  WATCH MA KliR it'll d   JEWKLBK  t  KnurnviiiK  Riverside Avenue,   '  Port Steele. H. C.  a  COMPANIKS'   ACL'   18W(ANi��    AMENDING  ,   ������,       ,t      ACTS.  Notice is hereby given Unit James W. R.  Young, Mining Engineer of Von Steele, B. C,  has been appointed tlie Attorney for "Tho  Kootenay (I'erry Creek) Gold Mines. Limited"  In place of .liime.s T. Laicllaw. '   ,  Dated 15th October. l��ol. ,  S. Y. WOOTTON.  Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  To William Robinson, or to any person or  persons to ivhcm he may have transferred  his interest in ihe "Omineca'" Mineral claim  'situate about one mile'abovo the Falls on Mark  creek in the Fort Steele mining division of  East Kootenay District and recorded in the  Mining Recorder's office at Fort Steele.  0You and each of you are hereby notified  that I have expended since Kith May, 1896,  four hundred dollars in labor and improvements  upon the above mentioned mineral claim under  the provisions of the Mineral Act. And if within ninety days from the date of this notice  you fail, or refuse to contribute your portion  of such expenditures together with all costs of  advertising, your interest in said claim will become the property of the subscriber under  section 4 of an Act entitled "An Act to Amend  the Mineral Act, 1900." - '   .  t-3 ' FRANK TRACEY.  Dated at Fort Steele this 28lh day of December, 1901. '- 1-  F. M. C. No. 13. -13051.  KIMBERLEY  MINERAL ACT, I89ii  (fokm, r.) ',  CEKTiriCATK OF IMPROVB.VKMTS.  NOTICE.  Black Hear and Mabel Mineral Claims  o ' , t.  Situate in the Fort Steele Mining Division of  South Kast lvooteuay District.  Where located:���About two miles aouth  east of Kimberley on Mark creek.  TAKB NOTICE that I. Charle* Estmere,  Free Miner's Certificate No. "U. 10098',' intend,  sixty dnys'from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section X7, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.'  Dated this thlrd'day of December, 1901.     n  .  -19- ' , CHARLES ESTMERE.  '     MINERAL ACT.  (FORM r.) ,  OEKTIKJOATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.'  Near me  The   Coming*   Town   of  East  Kootenay.     ��p  i       ' ' 1> '  fcr  I  IpOUS   North Star  attd Sullivan Mines  A. Limited Number of Liots for Sale  at Prices Ranging from  $125    To    $400  NOW   IS   THE TIME TO BUYas prices will be advanced the first  of the year. 0 ���  Apply to  NOTICE.  East Kootenay  Bottling Co.  k  &  Aerated Waters  Of all kinds.  Syrups, Champagnes, Ciders,  , Ginger Ales, Etc.  Soda water in  siphons.     The  most  economical Way to handle it.  Shrewsbury  Mineral Claim.1'    ���  Situate In the Fort Steele Miiiine Division of  Kast Kootenay District. "  Where located:���On the main fork of the St  Mary's River, about <.ix miles east of thc  Kootenay Lake divide.  Take notice that I, Theodore Beauchamp acting us agent for George Urnuhart Fice Miner's  Certificate No. B :����. Henry B. Thomson  Free MineV's Cerliilcite No.' IJ 50108 and Henry  a: Barton Free Miner's Certificate No. B 50931,  intend, sixty days from the dale -hereof, to  apply to tho Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining  a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 28th day of Novembor, A'. D. 1001.  47- T. BEAUCHAMP.  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sixty  days from the date hereof I intend to' apply to  the Chief Commissioner of Lands ,and Works  Victoria. B. C ,' for a SPECIAL LICENSE to  cut and carry away timber from the, following  described Crown Lauds:���  Commencing at a post planted at a point  situate one mile north of the North East corner  of timber limit held under S. Lane's special  timber license, situate near-Luke creek, "East  Kootenay. Thence East eighty chains; thence  North eighty chains; thence West eighty  chains; thence south eighty chains to the point  of commencement comprising in all about 1140  acresof timber lands. '���' . ���  Dated this 19th day of October, 1901   /  4-1-       .    CHARLES K. FINCH, Applicant  Land Commissioner, C. P. R.  , Winnipeg, Man., or to  & ELWELL  Fort Steele and Kimberley,  KIMBERLEY.  Horses. Ranched.  Fort  Steele  BAKERY., "''"  E.Al ie , Proprietor.  RTVERSIDE   AVENUE  ������ Opposite   Po9t   Office,.  WANTED-TRUSTWORTHY MEN  AND WOMEN to travel and advertise  for old established house of solid financial standing-. Salary $780 a year and  expenses, all payable in cash. No canvassing1 requiredfr Give references and  enclose self ��� addressed stamped en  vclope. Address Manager. 355 Caxton  Bldsr.. Chicago.  OAPT.  ���EATON      TO  OREGON.  COMMAND  Roslon, Ma,<ss., J:in. 29.���Cap-  liiin .'lo.seph B. Eaton was today  clotnolioiTfi-o n tho Boston-navy  yard. He lnts been ordered to  proceed to Pugot Sound to take  f.omniand of the battleship Oregon, which is . to be placed in  commission shortly and assigned  to the Pacific naval station.  ���The D. & li.' Emulsion of Cod Liver  Oil taken iu cases of general debility  and loss of appetite, is sure to give the  l).>st, results, rt restores health and renews vitality. Davis &,Lawrence Co.,  Ltd.. manufacturers.  The country in the vicini'y of  Wild Horse creek will be the  scene of much activity in quartz  mining during the coming summer.  Send stamp for the catalogue of tho  c J. STEVENS ARMS AND TOOL CO.  P. 0." Itl. , 2865 '  eHICOPEE FALLS, MASS, U. t. A.,  who make the most complete line of  rifles and pistols now on the.market.  ONE OF THC LEADERS,  absolutely accurate, a   perfect  arm,  moderate in price, is the  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that' sixty  duys after date I Intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission > to purchase the following described  land situate In South East Kootenay. Commencing at a post planted at the North East  corner of Lot55A, Group I, thence north following the eastern boundary of Lot 55; thence east  to the west boundary of lot 807: thence southerly following the west boundary, of said lot 807  to a point east of point of commencement,  thence wes>t to point of commencement. Containing ten acres more or less.  '���     E.J. CANN  Dated al Fort Steele this 28th day of December, 1901.        , 52  QUARANTINE,   SERVICE.  ' Thc Dominion Government is now maintaining a quarantine service to prevent the introduction   of  small-pox from   south  of  the  Houndary at Tobacco Plains.  The quarantine guards there are M.  PHILLIPPS and E. A. ELTON: and all  persons desiring to cross' into Canadian territory must report to them, giving satisfactory  evidence of recent successful vaccination, or  otherwise must submit to be .vaccinated on  crossing.     : ;  A heavy line may be imposed on any  persons negleoting or defying quarantine regulations. '  HUGH WATT, M. D.  S4- Dominion Quarantine Officer.  SHORT LINE.  BETWEEN  .22, 25 and  .32 R. F.  no. 17,  Plain Sights,,  se.oo.  No. 18,  Targat  Sights,   -pj^  $8.90.    "  II TAKE  DOWN  Horses ranched and fed hay at  #5 per month. ' Pasturage.with-  out  hay  %i2 per month.    Apply  to  ���     ���    . �� c    ��  PATRICK .QUIRK   ,  Daisy.Ranch,' Fort Steele.  ANDREW   NEIDIG  G0NTRAGT0R    and    BUILDER  HOUSE ANDJsfGN PAINTING  CALCIMINING and PAPER HANGING  FORT STEELE, B. C.  HT"   All   work "promptly done.  ITTTtnffnTTTTWTTTmnTmrfTTWfTTTTTffmTmTmTTmTTtTTftHIIHTIfMTTWTttHfffTTWnWWTyTtl  I CAPITAL WANTEB;  To Develop  ���������   The-Rich Mineral J  Resourpes Of  So.ngm East Kootenay.  Partially Developed, ''���>*. "  And Undeveloped Copper  And Silver-Lead Properties  Are Offered For Sale Om  Liberal Working Bonds. ��  FOR   REPORTS,   AND   INFORMATION; WRITE TO  oCHARLES  ESTMERE.  Kimberley,   B.C.  GflNN rco.  1     . /���>  General    Merchants  ,  Fort Steele, B. C.  .��  '���%  Fruit  Confectionery  Stationery  Cigars.  Post Office   Store.  Your attention in called to the  "Pioneer Limited" trains of the "Milwaukee & St Paul Railway." "The only  perfect trains in the world."  You will find it desirable to ride on  those trains when going to any point in  the Eastern States or Canada. They  connect with all ' TraiiHeontinental  Trains and all Ticket Agents sell  tickets. .        , w  For further information, pamphlets,1  etc, ask any Ticket Agent or  R. L. FORD, C. .7, EDDY  Pass. Agent, General Agent,  SPOKANE. PORTLAND.  ROYAL  HOTEL  KIMBERLEY, B. C.  The Finest  Liquors and  > Clgari and Bent Purnitihed  Rooms in Town.  J.   L.   GATES,   Prop.  HIGHWARDEN &. SON.  PIONEER  BARBER SHOP  Everything Strictly First Class.  Next 4aw to th* Prospector.  yjl  Asthmalene Brings Instant Relief and  Permanent  Cure  in All  Cases.  SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT OF POSTAL.  FOR TEN  YEARS  There i.s nothing like Asthma-  leoe. It brings instant'.relief,'  even in the worst cases. It cures  when all else fails.  The  Rev.  C.   F.   WELLS,   of Villa  Ridge. 111., says: , "Vour trial bottle of  Asthmalene received in good condition.  I  cannot tell  you   how thankful T feel  for the good derived from it.    I   wai, a  slave, chained with putrid  sore  throat  and asthma fur ten years.     I despaired  of ever hcing cured.    I saw youradver-  li.soiiH'iil for Mm; ciiiv  of   thi*.  dreadful'  and   iormci)t.ir.g disease, asthma,  and  thought you had overspoken yourselves  hut. rosolwd to give it a trial.     To my  astonishment,   (he  trial   acted   like >a  (���harm.    Send me a full-si/.c hottle."  We want lo ��end to every sufTerer a  trial treatment of  Adthmnlcne, similar  to the one that cured Mr. Wells. We'll  sonrt   it.  hy  mail   POSTPAID, ABSO-  ������������������������-���-���*    LUTKLV   FRISK   OF   CHARG       to  any sufferer who will write for it. even on a postal. Never mind, though  you are despairing, however had your case. Asthmalene will relieve and  cure. The worse your ease, the more glad we are to send it. Do not delay. Write Ht once, addressing DR. TAFT BROS." MEDICINE CO1.,  79 East i:i0th St.. N. Y. City.    Sold by all Druggist*.  ftft��.0��*fr����(��fcHfr:frC��**frfr**.frfrMM*C*C*e*.C*&***fte&S��*��  RELIEF.  I  i.  ���i  !  *  I  i  i  i  ('V  J%  , THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE,  13. C, FEBRUARY 1,  1002.  North Star Lodge  NO. 30.  A. F, AND A. M.       G. R. B. C.  <' FORT STEELE, U. C.  Regular meetings���1st Tuesday in eaob  cionth at eight o'clock. Visiting Urethern are  cordially invited.  A. C. Nklsok. Secretary.  Rocky Mountain Chapter  NO. 125. R. A. M.  FORT  STEELE, B. C.  Regular meetings���2nd Tuesday in  aeh month at eight o'clock.  Visiting    Brethern   are   cordially  ���  invited., a  R. L. T. Galbraith Scribe E.  Professional.  Geo. S. McCartsr.  J. 'A. Harvei  HARVEY & McCARTER  .    Barrister*,   Solicitors,    .  Notaries Public,  ��� ���       '    Coiiveyuwers etc.  ' FORT* STEELE, B. C-  REVELSTOKE STATION* and GOLDEN  COLLECTIONS  .   PROMPTLY      MADE,  W. R. ROSS  Barrister   ,   -      -     . Solicitor  NOTARY   PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER.'".  oFort 'Steele, ' B.   G  ' Fobt Steele Development Syndicate Ltd  138 Leadenhall Street, London. England.  N. A. WALLINGER,        FORT STEELEi  ,     POST OFFICE BOX S. .,  '    Thomas'Mcvi.t,.tte  P. L-. S ���  & C. E,  ,   ��� ' J y  Fort Steele. B.C.'    ,'  W GRASSICK   &   DEMPSEY.  ' .      . , .'    i'    '  CONTRACTORS*  " y    ', /,  "and   i \-���   :' -  ,   BUILDERS.  ���    ';.     Fort   Steele   B.C  ..Shaving ^ Hair Dressing Parloi  "' ~     '       FOKT   STEELE', B. C.       tf  All kinds of hair work '  r"'     ��� a specialty.  Proprietor  A.J  GREZ,   -  L.COHN  ,  TAILOR  '^.    AND IMPORTER OF  FINE WOOLLENS  ;.    Rocky Mountain Avenue ���  "^'.    Fort Steele, B. G.  Fort Steele  Diamond Jubilee  Hospital  MISB POISON,  MATROV.  Graduate of St. Lukes Hospital.  Vancouver, B. C.  This Institution has been recently  enlarged by a new wing-which i- now  open for reception of patients. For  terms apply to  Miss Folsom,    or   J. F. Smith. Sec.  Matron. Fort Steele,- B.C.  T. 6. Armstrong  ' Fort Steele, B. C.  MANUFACTURER   OF  Tinware, Galvanized Iron, Sheet  Iron,   Stove   Pipes  itfiwl  Copperware  BUILDINGS HEATED and VENTILATED  Plumbing,  Pipe  lilting  and   all  kinds of sanitary work  Air Tight���Hot Blast Stoves  Hydraulic   and   Air   Pipes   for  Mines  SPECIAL  ATTENTION  PAID   TO  JOB WORK.  f&lXZ %$��0&pgctov:.  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY  1, 1902.  ���:-nnrcnunTTnnmTTTYmn7mmmYmTm*  I  LOCAL NEWS: f  Wm. Carlin, R. Little and A.  Banks visited Perry creek on  Sunday last. '  "The Liberal Convention will  meet at Vancouver on Thursday,  February 6th.  Another large chute bf. job  work struck this office during'  the past week,    "  Preparations are being made  to harvest the ice crop.  R. L. T. Galbraith,, Indian  agent, has gone to West Kootenay on official business connected with his department."   -   '  put to  A large lot of supplies w  Perry creek ou Tuesday.  D. Bale went to AYasa on Monday.  CHAS.   P.   CAMPBELL,  u  ''   Undertaker  and  limbaliner  Graduate of Champion  College of the United  Stal es.  Upholstering  and   General  Furniture Repairing.;  * '        i  All Work Guaranteed.  Telegraph or1 Mail Orders  Promptly Attended to.   ���  Cranbrook,  P. O. Box 127.  n. c.  Harry Amine came down from  Wild Horse, creek ou Monday,  he reports that'good pay gravel  is now encountered in the deep  placers now being 'worked on the  creek. , ' '  Small-pox,has'now broken out,  among the Indians to the south,  every precautioiris being"taken  to prevent its spread.  %X   C00U5. COMFORTS AND gs  g \ HEALS THE SKINp'tNVK!  $     IlBlING fHt hlOST TEN. fe)  SDER lACC TO FNJOY'A ��,  $ CLOSE SHAVE WlKOUT .*  " ~ UNFLCA3- NT,!- = SUnS. ft  Ave' p'annero;i3. rri!it  H>  ing\Vilch'lsji!l?'B.-':'"-''S ���-'"���s &'  rci'irespnlci .u-fec "(!>o s^iiia ��  ss" Ponil's GxtraU, >' ��c"i *J  '-Ciiilt   sum    an.l ��*�����.��� ...;> '���?  Ijdeadl/ i;sisor.: < t��j  Government Agent Arrastroug  returned on Tuesday from an  official, visit to Pernio.     '        >.  .  j. lrhe Immense Pines of Canada furnish the basiri for that peerless eoaugl:  and . cold 'remedy, Py-ny-Bal^am. H  cures quickly aiid certainly. (,f "  druggists.' 2oo. Made by propi  of Perrv D&Vis' Pain-Killer  Of all  ietors  A.   Banks   came   down   from  Perry ci-eek on Tuesday.  r i - ���  These  are  busy days for the  plumber.;. '    ���'  , The   political   pot   will' com;  mence to boil on February Gth..  ' North Star Lodge, A.' F. & A.  M., will hold it's regular monthly  meeting ' on ^-Tuesday" evening  next.     ' , , ,   ,'  ���   Subscriptions  to  Thk ,Pros-  PI2CTOK for l902'are,'now,due.    ,  Si. Jolm's Church of England.  \o   Services will  bo  held 'in the  !Church of,.St.   John  the. Divine  every Sunday evening at 7:30 except ou the third Sunday imeach  month when the service  will be  h.dd at  11 o'clock  a.m. by the  vicar, the Rev. H. Beecham.       c  Holy   Communion Qwill be' administered at   the close  of  the  i  service. ' ���,,    ��   /   ,'  Strangers are welcome.  PRESBYTI3UIAN 'CHURCH.  ', Christian service-will be 'conducted, J-' in' ' the Presbyterian  Church by the Pastor Rev. D._  McK. Reid,;B:'A. every Sabbath  evening at 7:'A(j. Sunday School  at-2'p.m. " < ,  All are-welcome to our services  There is good skating on' the  Kootenay .river near Steele, the  ice is smooth aud 'about eight  inches in, thickness:'    :  ,  James Nelson came do,wn from  the Estella mine on Saturday  last.',  The ^Fort Steele- Flour and  Peed Store have just received a  car of wheat, bran, shorts, chops  oats, etc. ' Prices are trending  towards a sharp advance, therefore now is tlie time to buy a  winters supply.       , *  Dave Newell and E. Johnson  came down from Wild Horse  creek omThursday. ' ,  " E. C. Smith. M.P.P. will leave  tomorrow for Vancouver to attend the. Liberal' convention to  be held at that place on Feb. 6th  . Joe Taenhauser says that  he-will .put in a "bing-bong"'  table for the boys.  \ Iniitations abound, bul insist upon  "���euinw the genuine "The D. & L."  MetiLhol Plastet;. "The "D. & L." has  stood the test of years. f U,cur<'S. Its  imitations are impotent. "The D. &  L." is made hj the well-known Davis  & Lawrence Co.. Ltd.  As the advertising twig i.-=  bent, so the advertising tree will  be inclined.  ti  The club house has been rented for the winter, and the iiovs  and girls will play ping-pong. It  is reported that there are several  experts who will try conclusions  with all comers.  A novelty in the .shape of an  elect.ric scarf pin was shown by  a travelling man who was in  town on Thurwlu.y. It wits secured by one oi' the boys who  wanted to1 show it to his best  Kirl.  Ping-pong is a nice game and  there are a number of the boys  who will make good players il  they only gel a, move on.  A. O. Fenwi''k came   up   from  tho ranch on Wednesday.  N. A. Wallinger was in Sieelo  on Friday.  1       Hotel Arrivals.,   ,  ���   v  '�� ' * -  IMPERIAL:       " '  T. Stai-bird/Windermere "���"  s W: R.' Wilson, Nelson   ���   .  Wm. W.- McLcod, Winnipeg  Gus Theis,'Perry Creek  A.J'. Periard, Lachute, P.^Q-  p/Powell,'the ranch.  Charles Francen, Bains Lake  Down Below Zero.  The cold wave that struck  South East Kootenay on Friday  last in general' throughout the  district. The thermometer  registered 25 below zero on Monday, and 22 on Tuesday at Fort  Steele.   x A. J. Periard, Lachute, was in  town on Thursday taking orders  for merchant-tailorings.  N.   Hanson   of, Wasa   visited  .Steele on Thursday.  Good advertising is invariably  done according to a plan that is  extremely simple.  R. D. Mather came down from  his 'Cherry creek ranch on  Thursday.  A number of Steelites attended  a dance_ at Wolf creek on Wednesday evening. ,  Charles Francen came up from  Bains Lake on Friday, he reports business good at thai  point.  Messrs. Newell and Lucas  visited Wild Horse on I'Viday.  The department of mines has  published a map showing the location of the newly discovered  Horsefly placers and the route  into the district.  ���. If signs fail noi tin; many industrial enterprises on loot in  Uritish Columbia should have a  direel influence on trade, es  pccially in the mining districts of  the Province.  Chinese New Year takes_ place  ou Wednesday next, Feb. 3th.  yis the Mo|t^q��kqmIi  17 A p ]\/f For Sale. Consists- of 283  i i"lJ?Vlvl acre of bottom land nine  miles from Steele, joining JL Mather's.  Cherry Creek raneij. This- farm is  fenced, dwelling house, stable, cattle  shed'-, root house etc. Title perfect,  price 41200. which is less than co.->t of improvements. Apply to 1��- A Bali-:,  Foil Steele. H. C.    P.O. Bo.\ 810.  TO THE DEAF.  A rich lady cured of her Deafness and Noises in the Head by  Dr. NicholsonV, Artificial Ear  Drums, gave 810,000 to this Institute, so thut tieal people unable tu procure the Idar Drums  may have thorn free. Address  No. MTjIm. ' Tho "Nicholson In,  stiiuto, 780, Kighth Avenue,  New York.'lJ. S. A.    ,  Save your Snowshoe Tags.  Tin- nuKi popular brand ol Chewing  Tobacco in Cuii.ulsi' lodny, i-. "Pay  ItOLl/'. lOvery plug1 of "l'AY ItOU/'  bear* a "Snowshoe," Tag-. Consumers  should save these tags, as valuable presents 'a.iv- given for them. Tug? are  good up Lo January 1st, 1003 Write  for our new iUustraLecl premium catalogue. The Empire Tobaeco Co., Ltd.,  Winnipeg Branch, Winnipeg, Man.  Notice to Delinquent Co-owners.  To   W.   R.   Williams    and    .John   .1.  Costella.      '      '   ,  j  Or to any other pei son orpei��ms to whom lie  or they may havu tiiinstcrri'il his or ihclr Interests In the "Mouniuin Puisy" mlnerul cltiiin,  skuale ut Triu'.v creek in tin1 Vort Sieele min-  hiH division of ICust ICoctenuy unci rocnnlod" in  the Kecoidor's olllco lit fort Steele, Ur C  You und each of you are hereby notilled that,  I have expended on your undivided one fourth  interest in above claim since the third day ,of  August'. A. V., ISPS, fifty dollars in lubor���iiml  improvements upon Uie'above mentioned mineral claim under the. provisions ot the  Jilincial . Act. 'And, If within ninety  days Irom the ' date of this notice you  fail, oi refuse to contribute your portion of  such expenditure together with all costs of ud-  voitlsiiiB. your Interest iu said claim >vill become the property of the 'subscilber under  Section 4 ol an Act entitled ''An Act lo Amend  the Mineral Act. 1S)!W".  '     (i '     E. 11. Til HUSTON.  Dated at Fm-l Steele tins iml duy o( January  A. !>., 1002.     ' ���   \ 1-  GE'A'RY   &��� DOYLE.  -���^^-�����  Livery, Feed' 6c Sale Sialile.  '- ; ' �� '  Fort Steele B.C  ���Q  . llegular  Daily   Suipe niuets all  trains at Port Steele ./miction.;  f '  SADDLE & PACK HORSE?  1 KAMING OP ALL KINHS A S!��KCIAI.T\  [LS.]        HENRI (J..JOLY UK LOTHINIER13  CANADA.  PROVINCK OP nRITISH COLUMBIA.  EDWARD 'VII., by the Grace of Ood, of thc  United Kingdom or Great, nritain and Ireland and of tho British' Dominions beyond  the Seas, ICino, Defender of tho F.uth, otc.  etc., etc.  To Our faithful the Members, elected to servo  in the Legislative Assombly of Our Province of British Columbia, at our City or  Victoria,���Giieetins  "  A PROCLAMATION. >  D. AI. Em:" i'1* 1 \A/ NICREAS We are do-  AltorncyGeneral J ** slrous and resolved  ns soon as may be to meet Our people ot Our  Province of British Columbia, and to have  tlieir advice in Our Legislature  NOW KNOW YE, that for diveis causes and  considerations, 'and tailing into consideration  ihe case and convenience ol  Our loving subjects. We have thought tit. by and with ihe advice of Our Executive Couneil,-to hereby con-  volte, and  by these presents enjoin you. and  each of  you,  that on Thursday thc twentieth  d.i V of February, one thousand nine hundred  aud ivo, you meet. Us in Our said Logislaturo  or Parliament of Our said Province, at Our  OilV of  Victoria, FOR  THE  DISPATCH OF  IIUSINKSS, to  tieal, do,  act and  conclude  upon thoss things which In Our Legislatuie of  the Province of British Columbia, by the Common Council of Our said Pioviiico may,  by the  favor ot Ciud, be oidained  In testimony Wiikiikop, We have caused  these Our Letters to be made P.iti'iu, and  the (I rent Seal of Oui said Pioviniv to lie  hereunto nnixed:  Witnkss, the KoiKjtir.ililo s;ir Hi:niii  Oti.s'i'AVK Joi.v inc I.htiiimi:iii., IC.C.M.  i. IL, LIciitcnant-tloM'iiioi or Our said  Province of llrltlt.li Coluniliia, at Our  Oiivi-imiii'iit Ilou.se. in Our ( ny nr \'le-  toria, In Our said Province, Ihis Dili day  of .lanuar.v. In Iho ycai of our Lord ono  thuiiMiind nine liuiulrcd and two. and In  I bo lirst year of Our Uclgn.  11V I'liimiiaiKl.  .1. IJ   I'RI'.NTK'IO,  Aeloiij  I'nirinvinl Sirntor;/.  Willi transportation tho Rstcllit  and 'Pigfor ^ronjis will shi}> this  sprinir.  READ.  THE PROSPECTOa  *     ' - .. ~ - -      -  %  3S  I   The  Canadian Bank of Gommeroe i  HEAD OFFICE���TOHONTO."  * t  'I  ' #  ���hi  I'aid up Capilal 48.0(10,000: Re.sci-vo b'und $2,0(1(1,000; '  ���    A��trrf��iito Ufbou'rces Owr $05,000,0(1').  fe                ���                         London on'icc; (10 Lombard St reel, K. C.        ' j|  j:                                             New  ^ oi k'Office;  1<> i:\cliangc Place. :#  % *  ft.                                        ,          "                                                      ' f              5K  J?;        And OS brunches, in Canada, the Unilcd .'jiatt;-,- and Brilish Colum'-ia.       *  *                                                                             ,      r *  *St  %   Cranbrook Branch, HUBERT HAINES. Manager.  |  .4. .}. .��w .��. .<< .0- >�����, .t. ,.f ���!�� ���*' ��4' ���*'&'t'-��#'iti.i** "fe. ���*' iSiA*i :*!���** '&�� if." i'i  ��|T7j(r .ti* i}�� <���� ��i�� ��j��"t^ ���*������!��������"** *if'3S *J* 'J* "������ '*���* 'S* ���*" '** "'* "'* *** "'* '9" �������  4*  ���t'  4*  KOOteiiaY        Boundary Line   "  'v Tobacco  Plains,  Hotel * * B c  JULES HUREL, Proprietor.  COOD     ACCOMMODATION    FOW    TI1AVI3LLTNG "  MKN  t  A First' Class Home '<���  *  2T   Good Stable  ��� Rigs oi' all kinds.    JSaddlo and Pack Horses  ^��  Head Opi^tcb '���    ���-  46'Quken Victoria St.,  L.ONDON,   ENfll.ANn.  British Co^UxMBI/v Office  Fort Steele,' b. c  C. M. Edwards,    ,  Gen'i, Manager.  30,000 Acres Farm Lands  In'the far famed Kootenay Valley J'or Salic on easy ' terms  of payment. PitrcES 62,SO Pi^u acre and upwards. In close  proximity to the'Cuow's Nest Railway.'  "   Lots  in   the town of ELKOaro liow on the market, prices 650,"  and upwards according to situation.      " " '  ��� Elko boasts~~df"Xlie biggest water poweryin1"-' South East  Kootenay, and will be the junction of the Crow's Nest Southern  Railway. ��� . '        ' , &   \   <  1     e Correspondence Solicited.  h Marysviile^  B. C.  KALE & SMALL,��  Proprietors K  The Pioneer Hotel.'     Comfortable Bedrooms.  1    First Class. Dining' Room.  Best Domestic and Imported Liquors and Cigars.  I  MmmmmwnmtmmmmmimmrmmmmwmwNmm^  g Fort Steele Cigar Store ||  ���S                              Fori   Steele,   B.  C.     0                  ' ^  j^ WHOLESALE & RETAIL DEALERS   : . 3  gx In Cigars, Cigaretles, Piijes and Tobacco.          ' ^  ��!^ ^3  ��^                    Finest Variety of Pipes and Smokers Oultit ^  S~                    In tho District, [ncltiding Meerschaum, B. B. B. ^3  ^                   Alpha, and Oilier Brands.                                  , -���  **~"~ '*  ��   '       Imported and Domestic Cigars at Lowest Prices   ;., :3  ^                    Billiard and Pool Parlor and Reading r~S  ZZ: '        Room in Connection. ~��  CM. KEKP,  : ' Proprietor.  J. TAIiNIIAirSJ-R.  f\'l;mHCtcr.  ^iuiiiiiiiiiiinmiiii.aiiiiiua.iuuiiiiUiiiiuimaiiiiuaauii^  E. J. PELTIER.  Wholesale  Liquor  Dealer  Cranbrook,  B. C.  When in tho market for Liquors,  Wines, Qiga'rs and Schiltz Beer  Don I go out of Kootenay for  you can do better at home  by  ��� consulting the. big wholesaler  at Cranbrook.  E. J. PELTIER.

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