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 3\4  (,'i*S ,'-c.<��5,        _���*,!&  '������ ?*���*���.    ' y*~? /;?;>   j*vg ��^ ,  -ol' A*'  ���-?v  4"    ,eBlGlS05  o-  Vol, 11.  EORT STftELE, B. C, SATURD.  !:&]-:ruary Uy ifjor>.  No O.  *fXartt.r3h^*r~TV**3��i.  ^.Xl.'*+&1L-*+V^M.~*Ot^~CJ*W%r*A��WMtM^^  .VhATEhki) '.VaUON road  Reasons  Why It Should be  Built  From 'Crow's West.  Editor,  Since I he  ha.- v'jriuall.  wagon roar'  Flat head A  .season, i! I i  !>>res!ed in I  The Pkobi'iictou:  ���oviucal i:ovenim-'Ut  ,��� pi-onii^eil' io build a  to the lai' fumed  i.-'trict this co'.uiny  hove:-. i:v<'ry(ine in  ha) district to see   ii  s/.h.'Jiill    although    the   clearing  wiil cost the same as before.  In this distance we cross the  following properties H Mc-  Gwire's lot 7008. A. Nelson's lot  7000; J. M. Oii^liin's lot 7002 and  pas^ very close; to',]. M. Parson's  lot 7001. It then ascends another  fork df tin' same creek to the  summit of the fork of tho Flathead (elevation fiSOO feet) in a  distance of aboul five miles.  ( Vmt iniicil on IVi.e ;:.  Mir!)   a   location   as  i  iu  '! the most direci route, with |  '���est   irrado.-;   .inrl   io   tap li:-'  Afjpoinfcmoi.ts.  The following iron i lemon have  SULLIVAN  ,MINE  IN   OPERATION  Taking   Out   Ore���Tramway   is  ��� Working and Ore Going  <���     .    Down ��� the   Hill.  built,  in  ail'oV  the  #    mui.v or the recently   discovered j lujun f;.lZlJlll.,| as license commis-  pruspects ap possible |sioners   for Cranbrook riding:���  Now, sir,  being  deeply   inter-1 A. Doyle, E. A. Hill and   Walter  ested,, iu   this  district,   I notice  Edwards,    all    of ' "Cranbrook.  with   .consternation     that   the Chief of Police, J., H. McMullen,,  citizens of Fernie,   with   a view   Fernie,     reappointed   as   Chief  to  the  commercial   benefit  ihat  License inspector  will accruerlo their   city   should  the ,road  start  from that point,  have through their town council  employed an engineer to  report  on such a route and'are   making  every effort in their power to' induce   the   government  to build  from that point, in spite of  the  excessive   cost of   construction  and the height of the summit  to  be crossed.     A ' brief  glancet at  the map will show that this route  '    will  through  its   entire   length  traverse Block 4589. which block  is' the  property  of  the  Crow's  Nest Pass Coal company, and  is  therefore not open   to prospec:  "tors, and as that company  have  all   ��they  , can    do   with   their  collieries of  Fernie, , Morrissey  and  Michel,   there is very little  likelihood   of   their   doing ,any  -   furthei-uevelopmeut. to the block  for some,time to come.  - It,will  then appear that this   road  will  not. develop'any new prospects  along   its   entire,, length  of   22  miles aud will be of 'no  practical  use  except, for  through   traffic.  From the point of view of grades  it also has its",, drawbacks. The  u elevation of Fernie is 32B1 feel  above sea level whihs that of the  summit of the south fork of Coal  crf->ek and McEvoy'creels is 6600  feet showing a climb of 3340 feet  in ibout 13 miles or an average  grade of 200 feet to the mile  through a very arduous and ex-  0  p uis've country to build in.  A les- ' expensive and more  fe i- bh route. ;md one.far more  us tu to ile prospector.- of  the '|'"|.i: ne.mi ilist rid can  be        obiain- d        by '���tailing  from ihe1. row's Nest ,~t.n,tion at  the Mimmit of 1,'ic C P.Li. (Crow's  Nest Pass branch), al an eh va-  tioh of 4 12:") .feci, following the  British American C'��al Co.'s  wagon road Cor a distance of  three miles, then ascending  Sheep creek to its summit (elevation 5650 feet); this reaching  block 4593 or provincial government land, open to prospectors  in a distance of ' seven miles,  from the railroad, while on the  Fernie road thi* block is attained  after a tedious trip of over 22  miles. The cost of building this  portion of the road will be small.  Three niiles are already built  being a portion of the B. A. Co's  wagon road,-while the remaining  BIG    LOMBEJt   OUT   -  ���f     THIS   WINTER   ^ .  General     Conditions      Decidedly  Favorable for an Increased  Output in 1905.  WHJ.    OUtVIC   KOOTENAY    RTVRft  Kimberley promise's, to enjoy a  run of prosperity during' the  coining' year. The .Sullivan  Group of" Mines, which .have  been closed do'wii for several  years, has resumed 'operations  and a force of thirty meu are  now employed in taking out  ore.      ' o ',  Public interest, not only in the  Fort Steele mining district, but-  all over British Columbia is now  centered upon the future operations of the Sullivan mine and  the blowing iu of the big smelter  at Marysviile.  , Manager James Pin ley;, whiler  pushing development work', is  taking out a large quantity of  ore. The, .lower bins, at, the  junction of the railway and tramway, are tilled with ore, and the  first shipment -of ore to the  smelter will be sent out today.  A large coal and coke supply  has been received at. Marysviile,  and a trial run of one or more of  the big lead stacks will be made  as soon as a sufficient amount of  ore has been received at the  smelter.  The new tramway, which has  a lehsrth of 0.000 Teet is working  nicely, , and' ' a considerable  amount of ore is being carried to  Interest in lumber circles are  now cenier"d on the output of  So'uthesist Kootenay I'or 1005.  It is confidently expect (id tliat.  lOOa will be a -rood ��� year lor  Southeast Koolenay. The East-  ern demand for British Columbia was very Ifix'during the last,  half of 1901,, but the prospects  are very bright, for this year.  The local trade was "all that  could be expected during the past  year,, and prices were such as  warranted a reasonable profit. It-  is expected that in the Kootenay  valley, owing to the construction  of the Kootenay Central railway  and building operations, the  demand '"' '  will be     ' quite  heavy        this,       year, and  much heavy construction is  promised in the vicinity of Port  Steele and Bull river, and,along  the line of the Kootenay Central.  The output for the year 1905  in Southeast Kootenay- is estimated at 70.000,000 feet divided  among the following milling  companies:  Crow's Nest Lumber Co 10,000.000  Kafet Kootenay  Elk Kivcr , ' ���'  King .   ",  'Staples "  Wardrobe ���"'  Fernie r     �� "  Elk River, Mclnnes      ,  Robinson & McKenzie  . 8,000,01)0  . 8.000,000  . 0,000,000  . 6,000,000  . 5,000,000  ,4,000.000  . 3,000,000'  . 3.000.000  ivies" ka< of .-succeftifully operat-  itij.* *noro- miner than any one  cause, for it rimers largely into  them' all. The building of the  Kootenay Central railway will  open up into mines, a large number of promising prospects situated in the main .range of the  Rockies, and in the Windermere  district-.  The future of Southeast Ivoo  touay lies in the fullest development of the mineral resources  of the-district, also the agricultural, cattle, raising and hnnbei  industries. With the exploitation of the "silver-lead, cbppei.  gold am! placer mines, the immense coal fields in the CrowV  Nesl Pass operated to their fullest extent, tlie construction of  the Kootenay Central Railway,  the establishment of local smelters and refineries, the Fort  Steele mining division will take  rank as a mineral region "of vast  importance.  WILL RESUME OPERATIONS  LEGISLATURE IN SESSION  House Convenes With Prospects  of Transacting all Necessary  Legislation:  Manager-  Henderson  will  Arrive  ��� r^ ,  Next   Month,   When   Developments wiil be Pushed.  Adolpli Lumber Co ���      ..... 3.000.000  Standard       "        .   4.000,000  Cari'uthei'd ' ".     ,     .'  3.000,000  Cranbrook Sash & Door  2.000,000  Crow's Ne��t Coal Lum. Co... 2,990,000  N. Hanson, Wa-.A  2,000.000  Victoria; Feb.J).���The Provincial Legislature was'convened  today with a ceremonial in all  essential respects'similar to that  of the preceding session. '  While the House was in session  but a few hours, the expressions^  of opinion of the members have  to,some extent indicated the  strength . of the government.,  "Premier McBride will certainly ;have a majority sufficient to  transact" all necessary legislation  District News.  The  year  1905  is expected to  see the Kootenay Central railway  Total   70,000,0:'0 i built  in    the  Kootenay   valley,  All 'the milling companies  Avliich carry on operations in the  Kootenay valley are. this winter  taking out the heaviest cuts  in the history of ihe industry.'  Conditions have been very favorable, and the work in the woods  norlli of Fort Steele is proceeding very successfully. The big  drive on the Kootenay river this  year will be about 20,'OOO.OdO  feet.  Kootenay Ce ttral Railroad.  four miles running through a  moderately wide valley with an  even, gradual ascent requiring  very little grading and passing  through, small jack pine and  willow, will not "cost much to  clear.    The route then  descends  the lower bins daily.  AT   Till':  JS'OliTlI  oTAli.  The tramway at the North  Star was running for a few days  tins week, ami a considerable  tonnage is at the rail way ready  for shipment.  Development work is progressing at the mine, and small bodies  of rich ore,being fouud as prospecting work continues.  J. D. FAHRBL IS PRESIDENT  Howo    Group    Mining   Company  Elects Officers for tho Year.  a ,;or  Mir- r  inu1 oi  400:, :  from '  this-  branch o  TO;  At: the annu'il meeting o�� the  Howe Group Mining Company,  held in the Great, Northern  master mechanics' office, Spokane  J. D. Farrel was elected president; J. J===Fitzgerald, vice president and Thomas O'Langhlin  secretary and treasurer  directors elected included, in  addition ,i'0?theii above named,  William Pannori.'.James Grant.  Thomas Ryu * and D.uiiel  Howe.  Tho pro,'-��T-:y of ilie  company  is 'or-ite:; ���:���  Sou ! fecit-'..  Present indn ation* |i<>ii t  strongly Tow.nvU much aciiviiy  in the Kiotfiiu valley during  the d niing Mpring and .summer  The survey ����f the Kootenay  Cent'ul linilway, that will extend  from Jaffr.iy. on the Crow's Nos'.  brauch to Golden on the main  line of the C.P.R. is completed.  This is the lirst railway <-on  struction that will be commenced  in Southeast Kootenay this year  The, proposed route of the K.C.  K. ruus north and south, parallel  to the Kootenay and Upper Columbia rivors for a distance of  180 miles. It passes through a  country rich iu mineral, agricultural and forest resources, and a  district that is rapidly filling up  with settlers. i, -  The, K.C.R? has no part in the  working out of any of the great  transcontinental lines. For ,the  preseni. at least, its function is  ^ie the cbhmiza'tion.and the development of the immense resources  of East Kootenay.  which has been' agitating for  adequate means of transportation for six years.  It is reported from the coast  that the McBride government  has formulated a railway policy  which will enable the K.C. R. to  commence construction early in  the spring.  Among the natural resources  of wealth in Southeast Kootenay  and one which with the cou-  struction of the Kootenay Central railway, will yearly become1  more valuable are the vast areas  of timber found in the northern  portion of tho Koolenay valley.  The power necessary to  drive  The Ball River Mining ..v  Powei1 Company will resume  operations early in March upon  one of the larnn^r industria'  projects yet proposed I'or South  east Kootenay, and one of the  most-' important mining on lor-  prises ever attempted in the  i-'oi't Steele milling district.  ,L1 is well know to old, lime  gravel minors, and residents in  Southeast Koolenay that many  of the large rivers and streams  of the district, and Bull river in  particular, have enormous deposits of gold-bearing gravel,  andj well informed people claim  that a large portion' of 'these immense gravel deposits will'pay a  handsome profit when opened up  At Bull river a large amount  of preparatory ��� work has been  done during the past year, and  future operation will be pu'shed  as fast as possible. '  Manager G. E. Henderson is  expected at Steele in two or  three weeks, and upon his  arrival, work on the big dam  will be resumed. The flume 5 x  10,' which will have a length of  10,000 feet will be commenced  and with all possible haste pushed to completion, and the power  -plant-installed. It is confidently  expected that before the summer  season has passed the company  will be supplying electric power  and light to, towns.;mines' and  milling plants' in the Kootenay  valley. - '      ,"   ->" '-' ."'  This company, deserves great  credit for its" progressive methods in mining, and is 0not afraid  to spend money iu honest development work to improve their  holdings, and the community in  that vicinity will realize .great  benefits, and we welcome it into  the district, as we do any other  capital that may come among us.  "qual anywhere for railway ties,  besides he has a large quantity  or timber .that will manufacture  into first-clas-9 dressed lumber.  He figures out, that he will take  out ��1,000.000 ties alone and he>  will' work a force of men the  whole year. A Hume has been  erected from where the, mill  stands to the' lake, .through  ���vhich the ties and lumber will  be carried by water into tbe lake  from where the th s will be  lowed in boo-n-, io the mouth ol"  the Colinuina river' and allowed  to float down in (lolden. there to  be delivered tu the C. P. R. It is  expected that there will pass  through the flume an average of  1,000 ties per day. So soon as  tho mill and /lunse is in good  working order a reporter will  visit'the camp, which is described' by all who have, been  there as a '.'model camp".���Wil-  mer Outcrop.  DISTRICT  MINING NEWS.  Of Interest to Those Engaged in  "   the   Development of the     <"  Mining Industry.  Herald Publishing Company,  Ltd.  This is the name of the company that will publish thc I-le.rald  in the future, says tho Editor of  the Cranbrook Herald. The  change has been made simply to  facilitate the, handling of the  Herald's business, which has'  materially increased the past  year. L The now company has  oeen incorporated with an auth  orized capital of ��l"),000, 810,000  the   mills   for  the  transition  of i��r   which   ha,s  becu   issued   and  At Bull river the, prospects  are brighter for a humming  camp in the good old summer  time.  Mining men in Canada are being attracted to Southeast  Kootena.y, and are much interested in the.<fmineral production  of the past year.  The tirst carload of ore from,  uhe Sullivan mine reached the  Marysviile smelter Saturday.    ,  .A railway train   would.be  all  right.-.wheiif. handling..Kooteuav"  valley  ores.      Keep your eye ou  the K.C'.R.  Thc Sullivan Group 'Mining  Company.has made great progress in getting its property on  a shipping or dividend paying  basis. ���  The Sullivan has one of the  best and up-to-date plants of  mining machinery iu Southeast  Kootenay. It has resumed development, which will be pushed  systematically'. There are now  several hundred tons of ore at  the junction of tramway, awaiting, the completion of  the railway spur' which will be  finished by Saturday. With a  new and large smelting plant at  ias Marysviile Ihe Sullivan promises  to become one of the best paying  mines in the Ivoo te nays.  With   the  St.   E.igene. North  Star    and     Sullivan  ' mines  'in  ��� v -  iiut.'  r'V--iry"s   li,ke.  iu  ���: r"    ,'    disi ���-..,������{.  1-1  .iilll'i SV '  )��.!,  :   Benefits of Transportation.  The proper facilities  of Uans  aid, |  trees into lumber can cheaply  aud easily be supplied by electric  power generated at Bull river.  A largo delegation of lumbermen waited on the Dominion  Government Tuesday and asked  for a duty of S2 a thousand on  rough lumber.  There is every reason to believe that Kooteuay lumbermen  will secure a tariff af two dollars  a thousand on rough lumber.  The St. Eugene, during January, shipped to the Hall smelter  2,0^7,621 lbs of ore containing  1,333,724 lbs.: of lead.  It is reported that the Kootenay Cariboo & Pacific railway  project will receive considerable  assistance from the Dominion  government during the present  session of tho House of Commons.  Tho greatest gift bestowed by  the bounteous hand of nature on  Southeast Kootenay are the rich  mineral deposits now   being   de  town  demands  a  large increase  in the equipment of the plant.  Will Take Out 3,000,000 Ties.  CO' s: ' "���;  pl&ee.4-.''-'-  Will   'have  10  \'Ut;  port a i .'h Hi oft,e.i>.,'it may   be  s;  iu nearly every-  instance,   make  veloped.  successful, mining possible, and Tho outlook for Wild Horse  ���viihoui which -many losses are creek and Perry creek next  u.-ici.i.'.l which" iu 'ier favorable summer is bright and all placer  '���.ircumsiances would be turned : mining companies are planning  to   profit.       It  enters   into   the j much work.  ., m,     ��� active operation,  the  silver-lead  paid up.     The incorporators are       . .   -,   ���  ,       t   ���  L   u,   A- r-    A    c output- of  southeast  Kootenay,  F. he. Simpson. K.   P.   Simpson, ., ... ,     ,     , ,   . J  t    lt   tj-- r>    m   r. -nr    -n     tn,s yeai'i  Wl11 be doubled.  J. H. King. G. T. Rogers, W. D. '  Hill. R. E Beattie and M. D | lt is a foregone conclusion that  Billings. F. E. Simpson will!minin- in the Windermere dis-  remain as before, editor of the Itnct vvll] hum next spring and  Herald and manager of the busi j summer. Tho numerous high  ness. No further stock will be!-''aao Properties now working  issued until some time in ihelare developing so successfully  future  when   the  growth of the |that u 1S inspiring other holders  of promising properties to prepare for greater things next  season.���Outcrop, Wilmer.  It     is     reported      that     the  Delphine and Paradise mines, in  the   Wjndermere, district,    have  accumulated immense quantities  Of  ore  oti  the  dump,  ready for  shipment to the smelter with the  ad vent of spring.���Golden Star.  During the month of  January  the St.. Eugene company   milled  '.12.Olti   tons   of   crude   ore   aiid  made 2,r>20. tons of concentrates.  During   the   latter, part   of   the  month the mill broke .all  records  and the daily run was 120 tons of  concentrates,   or , ii.bouf.20- tons  more    per'   day    than    was ever  mado before. ���  The portablo sawmill that was  put up over a year ago at Toby  creek lake by the Wilmer Lum'  ber Company was moved last,  week by F. P. Armstrong, up  Johnston creek, where the plant  is being installed as rapidly its  possible, and where, it.has been  carefully estimated, it will be  run steadily for the next four or  five, years cutting railway' ties  and lumber. This mill is acknowledged to rank among the  very best portable mills manu  factured as was shown by the  steady run it made last spring  and summer. Captain- Armstrong   has   up  Johnston   creek  timber  limits  that.   it., is hard to of the B.C. Telephone Co,  The telephone war at Fernie  is over, the Crow's Nest Coal  Company  purchasing   the  plant riiE PKOSl'KCTOR    KGLtT STEELE,   ft   C.   I'EBRUARV  11,  l'.-u:  FORT STEELE  BREWING GO,,  ' I'.vrun.i'-nM)  TD  j 1 l-j.  FERIMIE,  B.C.  MANUFACTURERS and  BKISWKRS of EXTRA  FINE  BEEE  $  PORTER  SOLD BY THE BARREL, KEG OR  BOTTLED  Bottled beer for family  use a specialty  Outside    Orders  GIVEN STRICT  AND  PROMPT ATTENTION  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  IhU'i  A.  B. 6race,  I'CHUSUKIi    AND     HIJITOli  THE PROSPECTOR, is published  siciv Nnniid.1%. .mil lias .1 ��11:11:1 nieed  ill eolation Imgci than .nij 01 lie-1 papci  n IZnsi Kotneii.ij. It is all home I'nnicil  nid   contains   double   the   news   cil   .111 \  ������ I 1101    pit pel   111   till.'   JlStllCt. .  As   .111    ,ld\ c'l Using   mcdl'-ill   it    is  mi  \ celled  J'AOttd .,, 1)11 upbuilding or l-'ui 1 suc.lt ihe  levelupii.cnt of the vusi iuiim.-i.i1 hviuhk <.f  tlie F.ust Konu-nyj minim,' .llstnc t  j Kootenay \alley All that the  country requires is the Kootenay  (1entral railway, traversing the  dislrici north find soutli. and it  will ihen prove to be one ol the  best iisiriculiiiral sections as well  as tlie best mineral section ol  the proviiM-e  subsei iptiuns  Is.' Ocf pc-i   sem  \U\ ClllSlUg  intes   math   I.HOW II Ol.   ipplii l.t'.CIU  Contributions me solicited 11 i��iii .ill pin is on tie  lKtrii 1. bill, all uium 1 inu'iiclc il ten piililiciinciu  nust hm i- llu- iv 1 it i'i s signal uic  This is the lime o  everybody ��ets even:  ������cut  ice" il Ihev want  to.  the year  they can  8��he 3Jti:v��0^cctoc  -..VI'l'ltDA Y.   t'l'.i;    II. inn.  <i p. o. box si-'   y  ^       TELEPHONE   SO.   I        ^  :���: Fort   Steele   Brcwittss Co.. i^tci.  # a '  K.  '     _ -  R  ,\ uei  1 jfliii  ' aieel  them  K1(,��R    to    ihe   eoiniiieiu'e  1 inent ol I he present   1 'ro  il session   members   ot   ihe  ��� lainre. 111 every nduii;. will  ' I'eir const ituenls   ;ukl   a.sk  to in,ike Known then  wants  The Provincial Legislature  met lor ihe mues.icimn' ul business Thursday The residents  ol the Koolenay and Columbia  valleys are speculatiif^ on the  probable railway policy ol the  ���iovernniiMit, and what assistance will he grained lo the  ! Koolon.n  Ceniral lailw.iy  j *       *       ��  I Owiiiy to the "Maiiana" weath-  jer which prevailed at Cranbrook'  ' lasi   weel;.   the   citizens   ol'  thai  town   will    yet    t'h'eir    ice    from  Movie.     �� o  >'  ���->/>  ���..<>-��� <>;+". <>:+i��-  .���"*    ���   *"���..-�� ]"���, O !���.;����� ..  CARLIN & DURICK  , .0  > j  GENEKAL  MERCHANTS  Fort Steele,  .      B.C.  #"  fa  ��������� Agents foi:  Giant Powder Co.. Cons.  , Massey Harris Co.. Ltd.   c  Flave just received t wo ���  Carloads of  ..FARM' WAGONS, LOGGING TRUCKS'  111 i"'dei' lo decide with full local  knowledge, questions ot public  \vur!i appiepi lalmns Consider  able more. liowe\er. mav, he  asked for than it is in the power  ei the iio\ei'innent to itraut. yel,  we may confidently expect  n libera! appropriation, r based  !i]ii)M the lariie and increasin��'  roveipjes derived in Southeast  Kootenay in 1 iK> 1  Appropria lions lor public  scuools is a necessity thai cannot  be overlooked, hospitals are  nariiar-hecessitie.s lo certain  places, particularly Fort Steele,  but trails, roads'and bridges are  ! wholly ind'ispensible to the prosperity and development of ihis  ��� r 1 di.st ri'ct. An appropriation lo  assist in the buildintt ol the  Kootenay Central railway is also  considered an absolute necessity  ;, ,    it   is   lo   be   hopedjsthat the  ^ ; Leirislature will 'not' overlook  r;-1 tins most important enterprise.  f)   .Manv new sections, possess min  o  J>1  <>  ��� -!  '^-i'and  AND DEMOCRA  TS.  L-Jlows.    Harrows,  plenienls of all Icinds.  I laying unci l lar vest in<i Tools, lm-  iVlining Supplies md   Hardware.  ;i^. Dry   Goods Hats   and   Gaps  ���  V ��� -    ���  ierals in abundance, have'' been  \, developed to a large extent, yet  have no means of getting oat. ore  and adequate means ol' getting  in supplies. Hence with all  deference lo the more settled  portions o! the district, we think  thai localities lacking roads,  trails and bridges, should assert  a prior claim. i  o  . i  4.  :.Vo>.  Boots   and   Shoes.  (  General Merchandise.  manifest     Ihat,    some  "means   ol    protection  K-o-  E.  BEALE ���& ELWELL  ARE NOW SELLING  ans Power  %  <r  I       P  It       IS  stringen  should be accorded to the growing industries of Mritish Columbia Such action is not without  precedent in Canada, appropri  ations. subsidies and bonus,  have been iriven towards the establishment and protection ol  the iron industry, also the silver-  lead industry, and if it is proper  to srrant. assistance in the one  case, ii would seem proper and  just to give relict in the other  case, by placing a tariff on cheap  j lumber (joining" into Canada.  i     *  j ��       c       *  I     There    is   no   citizen   of   Kort  I Steele who does not  believe thiit  ' the future progress of this  town  is to be great and rapid.  ��� l.enl covers ihe lorty days  Ji'om Ash Wednesday to Master.  Lent begins (his year March 6  aud ends on the lJ')rd ot'April,  Easier Sunday. The last possible date that Master may occur'  upon is April 2e. 'and it is only  at long periods that Easter falls  as late as that In l>s(i Easter  came on April 2u, and it will not  again fall on that date until lfi-l:2  Easter ha.s not fallen on April 5'A  since lS'-lH, and after this year  will not fall on Ihat date until  10in. '  .   *   +  lt is' rumored 'hat Senator  Tomplcman is to betnadeLieuten  ant Governor of BritishColumbia  ���'Big*" Bill Galliher, Minister o*'  Mines'aud lialph Smith as Minister of" Labor , Why not give the  solid-seven each a portfolio? Tt  would help the ������G(rits" to sweep  tlie country in the event of an  election, and it, costst nothing to  create a few offices, which are  very beneficial to the party when  they g"<> to the people.  ' * ���*   *  The " way-  to    maintain    our  lumber industry at a high standard   of prosperity   is   to   put    a  dntv on lumber.  NOTICE.  None c- is licii-hr f-'U' n tli.it "��i ilnunlni ���l.iu-  I iiiic'iicl io a)i|)U to tlie- Clii'-f Comiiii-.-.ioiii'i ut  \j mils .Hid Woi k1- unci the .\sM-.t:int Ccmitins  -���Iciiu'i cl Ij.uicls unci Wc>i ks loi llu- l)istii''t ol  i:.isi Ivixitcniiv loi ,' Lic'C-nsc to piosiii-i't foi  Coil und I'c-ticilcMiiii on llu- lollouiiiKilf-si-iilKMl  I iml siiiiutrd nt I lie iii.nl ol suhmuioii ru-i-k  nul icl icn inn/ tlie Intel tut i una I itoiiiiclui v l.tnc  Ukii-I. IVU ^ouili i-.i'-ti'iii jmrlliiii of limmli  t'olinnbij .  I (''iiiimi'iu inj." til ii |��r>s| pl.ui'c.,1 iiuni Ilio  hcii'l 01 St.ii i.luoii c ii-ck one-nulu not lit ot tIn*  Jiiti'in ilioniil KonniliiiN I.in. iciicl one- mile- pii-.I  ol I.i,ins,ii; iMuc-l.c-n/ie-. noitliMi-sl coinc-i posi  lii-iui- llu- initi.il inii.| oi Celiac1 (J Amies'  c linn) <t in I m.tiktc! licence- O Anibs' noiMi  wi-st c oi nc-i pest I lie. m c-soiuli KOc liitins, Ihc-nco  '-ii--t WJ ctiiiln.-. llientc noith HU cjlinins, tht-ucc  wc-^t ��-c' c'lmlr^'. to pliau a 1jc.-jrJjmliiir uuiit-iiala-c  MO ucji-s moic ul- lcsi  Gcecnjc,'C��   Ami's  L.OCHIOL  John T. 1-ilull  Akl-ui  Luc iii'il IJc'cfmljc-i 'N, 1'JlU .'j  NOTICE.  Noilci' is lu-icli) }{|\i-ij Hint .Wiliiys nller tljte  1 iiiii-inl in ii|j|;l\ io tin- Cliii.-f CoiiiuiNsiouui ol  I.mills unci Woiks mid tin.- As^lsiiitil Coimnis-  sKiiii'i-ul l.nnds .mil Woiks loi llu- Dlstiict ol  UH-.1 Koolc ini\. 101 n J.ii'i nsi- in piospcct loi  ('mil mill I'cuoleum on the lolloiiini.! cle^ciilicil  IiiiiiN .sitiniti-cl on Kinllii eicel, |Hsl no] 111 01  tin liiieiniilioniil Hoiiiidnii Line ltlnek  ir.'l I, -.outh eiisic-in poinnn of Itrilivh Coluinhi:!  I Com nn. nt in,..- in n post plumed neai'Kintl.i  c it eK it in I .ihi^nt one mile lioin \\ heie the c leek  t losses Hie Intel national llonncliii) lane, brills  Ilie inillitl posl ol ICitllc- , Uoust'~ elium mill  in.ii ked 1-,'UiIc Donst's iioiLliwi-sL eoniL'i post.  Hit nee sontli .Ml ehmiis, thi-nee east W) chains,  tin mi' inn Ih Ml chains, thence Host hO eliiiins  i'i'i pliue ol licifliiiniiu. eoiiIHliiliitf IHO iit-H's  iinoie oi less ^  l.oeiuetl l)t-ceinl)ei''iS   IMll.  Kittle J)ous|, I.oealoi  John T lllnli. Afjent  'I CoiiimeneiiiK at il post plmiied nuit.li of  ���anil iiiljiieent lo Kiltie Hoiist's clium. 1 >c-i:in the  )intin 1 post of W. .1. lioust's elmni mill miukf'tl  W .1. Donst'.s soutlmost coi-iit-r post thencn  nui'tli SO (.���limns, thence east HI chains, thence  south SO chains thence wli-a SO chains to  place ol liiJKinniii!.' coiitaniiiig Ml) acri's mori-  oi less i ,  Located IVicmlx.-i-'te ,1'WI.  W .1. Donst, l.oc.uoi  John T. Itluil,  \t(uiit  J.   Coninieiiuinit: nt a post planted uesiot und  ailiacenl   lo   W    .1    Uonsl's   eliiiin.   bruin   the  Initial  post ol  Thos. (i    lilun'  ii-s  l-IhInland  maikcu Thos   (;. llluiT  ji's  soulheast   corner  post, thi-nco noi th  SO chums,  thence   west SO  eluiins, thence-outlj 80 chains,  thence oust SO  chains  to  place  ol  bcijinniiii',  contamiiif; f>10  acios moie or less.    Located Sept. bill. I't'oi.  ' ���        Thos. (.���'   lllulf ji , Locator-  John T. lilutT. Aj,'eiit  Loeiitod ili'cenil). i -'s. I'I)I.    ,  I. Coiniuencini; at a post planted south ol  and adjacent to Thos. O Ulutl Ji's claim, huiUK,  the initial post of. lohn ()' Coming '.s claim and  marked John O'Connoi's norlheasi eorncr  post. Uiente .south 81) chains, thence west 80  chains, thence north SO chains, iIhhicc east Ml  cliiunx io the pint o ot hcirinnine; coniiumim 1.10  acics moie or less.      , .  Local iid Decern her 2s, lyui  John O'Coiinoi, Localor  ")        , John T, Itlurt, Agent ,  NOT1CB.  NoIKeis hen-hv Kiwn tliaithut} dius.iftei  date I intend to apply to Uie Chief Com mis  sionei ot Lands and Win ks and the Assistant  Coni'iiissitniei oi Land- and Woiks loi the  Dish it t ol Cist Ko'iteuuj foi a License- to  piospect loi Coitl and I'i tiolcnin on the follow  iii}^ desiiibc-d land situated neai the heiid ol  KInthi cieckiintl adjoinini' the Intel nalioiiHl  llounilaiy Line Hint It ir.'i.l sonihi-iisU'iu por  lion ol Itiitish Columbia  , 1 CoinineciciiiK ,H a posl jilauled ueni Klnthi  c leek two miles nisi ol .lames O'Connoi's  multicast come i post, beini; thc initial post ot  Killed,i O Conntn's c lalm unil marked Cltlcda  () Connoi's noitliwi'Si coineipost tlieiice south  i IjtiiM chains lln-ni c-eiisl eiidilv chains, thence  noith c'i^hi\ chains thence mcut eighty chains  to pluci- ul li.-ginnlritf. roritalninj.' i>Ki acres  more or le^s      '       '  Located Dc-cc.uj)ier J-5  1WH "  rifleda OConnpi. Locatoi  Jotn T  Bluff, Agent  J_  Conimenclrif! at a post plunti'd   north oi  und "adjacent, toElilc;dn O'Connoi'ouJulm, beiuit  the initial post of .1   W   Wltlieiop's clairc  aud  maikcd J.   W   WliheroplH   southwest   corner  post,       thence        noith      eighty       clmins.  Ilience east el^liiy eliiiins  llience south  elghty  challis  thence ucsi c-iKht> cliulns to  the  place  ol bettiiimiK.'. contiiiuiiiK 0111 iieif-s more or lesh,  Located Decculhei 'in. I HUI  .1   W   Wltlieiop. Luca'.oi  John T, lllufl. Ancui  .", ' C'oiniiieuciiiii ala posl planted west of and  utliciecnt to.l. W.' Witheiop'sehiiin,   beiiifr   the-  initial   post i-l ICilwiiid  McUiiii'f's  clulin   autl  inaiked   KthMiid  McOuiie's  southi-nsi corner  posl. thence uoiih ol^litv chains,  thence  west  i'il?lit\   cliiiius.   thence   south   eighty   olininv.  thence east civilly chains id the place of be-   '  Kinniiif;. ct)i)t)tinnii{ till) iicu" more oi loss.  Located Di-cciiibei 2S. 1101.  Kdwaitl Mt'Cluiie, Locator  JolinT  lUuir. Ai;em  1.   Coininenclnj,' at   a   posl planted south of  iitul adjacent to ,7'Muiirti  iMcf.'iuie'�� claim, be  mil the initial post oi Maud lllnwoi's claim und  inai'Ked Mniitl lllo��ei's uoilliuast coinei   posl,  llicnce south eighty chains, thence west eighty  chains, thence north eighty cliains. thence east  eij,'htj chains to the  place tu  beiiinninitr.  con-  tainiui; lilt) ncies more oi less  Lwated Deceinbe'i'->s  MIDI. '  Maud Ulo'u'i-s. Locator     i  "> JolinT. nitiil, AkciiI     '  lis  the:  von  Catarrh Cannot be Cured.  with I.Of'Al. .VI'IM,rr.\TK)N'S  l.hu.v ciiiuioi I'fiicli t.lit; st..tt ol  flisi>;tse. anil in ni-doi- to liinv il  miisi uiko iuii'i'iitil I'liincilico. Hull's  (jtitiii'i'h (Juro is liilcon ��� uiU'i'iiiilly und  .���ii'ts (lii'0(.'tl\ on tht'blood tiiul mucous  surlui'Os. Hall's I'jiisifi'h Cui'c is not,  a quack iiK'tliViiK'. lt was pivhcrilicd  li\ one ol tluj lic.sl ))hysiciiiiis in tliis  counli'.v lor yt'ai's and i> a rosrular prc-  st-i-iption. it is compost-d o1 thr bust  ionics known, combined with llu.- best,  blood puHlioi'-. ai'tino directly on iho  'uncoils Mii-laoos. Tho porloft combination of tlie t.w'o iuui'cdicn'.s is wlmt,  produces suc.li wonderful results in'eur-  in�� I'ataiTh. St-iid lor testimonials  Ircc.  1>\ .1. ril^NHV .v Co., Toledo. O.  '   Sold bv all Drugoi^is. 75c.  Take   Hall's   Family   Pills   |m-   constipation.  ". *   *-J--+*-<���!��-?��� * )"�����!*���#���*���!*���& t  I   is   hiiih  ii'i'imiGiit   ;iml  I (Columbia .shoult  ' niori'   hiiililv  ol  i  SHARES  $-������'-���  Vf  ���*-A-r-i-'f*. ����� 1-*   *'*1+'*&'&'SH)-  Capita 1.. 1,0()0.(M><>   Sltartrsof   Pat  A'alue  of  $1.00 Each?''' v':''y   ������ ?  ( Vnistriictloli   woi k  sUuitJal niiinnei'ami wh.-n  , power pi-oihic'i'i' in < 'anmla.  Ilium;, iiml   a   .Siilisi,cli.-ti'y   (.."omji.'tiis.  iia  work ami il, is i-H.iin'ii.t.<-ti t.iiiu -iil!it:i'--iu  tlry   tii'tl   ot   I '"''���   ri '��� ''i'  liver'.  iieiiijr ' i"ii<iii!.v. iMti-i-iit'l   in.  in ii thii'ron'o-li and suli-  j!ii|i!i:l','fi   it    pi'ii'ini.-i.--   i'J_.Jjl-'-;.-J...!.',';'-... Il.i.oril    up'  lo   d��iU!  'I'w.i'niil':.- t.-i' ll.ilNlivi-r can.he   ili-aineil, ,liv   tl'icir  ' i.  There  iiil.e.reMt.n in I  its illllllecli.-ll'  i.- alsc form.-al a. 'Siihsiil i:  lis i-cnilieel icu'i anrl on a.-c-i  ��� prti.vi mil V enn-id'era hie :  ci--.li li.irnied.to'opei'a.le ihis pari of Ilie.  iiir.-. uii-iai will I.e. |iri)cur.ecl , li-om ihe  'fi'ir-llie '���');'! "!' On- I'ln'.'.-r I'lnnl. twice  ���i-.'i Towiisite ' 'iiin|iaiiy io loiik-after their  iiril of I le; iiiiiiiii^ ami nther' resciurees in  eiis'iiy i- n hi ic-jipHleil ill this I leparl me'iil.  'With   K;t(.:b  Slmre til  ItVivitr  Willis  l.'fiwi.'f und  linnu.s:         Slti'-k  j hi rchascd  in 1 he   I !u I  Ljti.ht t,!oinpiiny is "iveu'ns :  One share in the Mining Dept. and  One share in the Townsite Dept. j  Buy now lis thi.; priee will unduuhtcfily ;tcl\;.juk^': ji-s the worl   ol  coiistructiun lk.'UI's c'uin|>le'.ion.  iniii i lint the yov  )i;opli>  ol   Mritish  btiirin   lo   think  (ho miiioi'iil re-  .sourcos of Soutlitjast Kootcuny.  ��   *   ���  Surveys of thi! count ry, north  mid south ol Fort Sb'olo. have  shown tliat,there are.���'ktrg'e areits  of good agricultural  land.s in Iho  .' '-    ,' NOTiCE?. V  Sixty clays'. after .dale I intend lo  apply to the Chief Commissioner of  bauds and Works for permission to  'piii'cliase. 1 In-, following- ile.sirr'ilii'.il land  in Kn.st. Kootenay. h'ori, Steele- Hisl,rict.,  IVir past lira I purposes. I ieti'i lining',at, a  posl jilaiiifdnl the scnitheasl' eiiriier ol  I .nt Tllll.'l. im tin- northern hoiiinlar.V of  l.ol l-l. ! hence norlli '_'0 chains io.llie.  asl corner of I .('il'TOiKI. I hence  I hence, .soul h .10 c.lm.iiis  more, or less in-1 lie noi'tlierii I ion Hilary  ��� if l.nl Ml. t heiic-e west ii.loiio- the- nor!,h:  .-ill htiuntlai-y of Lens Itiaiidl-t lo plutii.-  of heeiimiiie <;iiiii ii iii i iitr K'U aen.'-s nmrr  or less. ��� '  Daled at  Well < Vc'ck the -'li'tl   dn.v   ol'  |ieceml,i';r. I'.MU.  oil '        \V. ,l'"i;i'"..\<  U  lll-H't I  I;  e.ii'st 'ill chain  NOTICE.  TAKK .N'OTfCK tliat I inlend lo  apply to the Chiel Vomniissioner ol  Cmd.s and Works lor a twenty-Dim .vein-  lease to e-ui anil carry away timber  Irom the lollowino described lands  siiuatc in Southeast  Koolenay District:  Oomineiicino at a posl planted on the  west hank ol Sheep crock, just lielow  the mouth ot Coal creek, or otherwise  known as the lir.st lork.s ol Sheep creek  iheneo nofl h lorty chains, thence east  three hundred .mil twenty chains,  thence stiulh lour hundred chains to  norllic'rn boundary ol Lot IfjWO, thence  west .ilonti said houndary ihree hundrefl  and twenty c'lauis. iheneo north throe  hundred and sixty cliiiius io point ol  eoinincnci'ineiH. eont.iinino I2.S0O iieros  D.ned ihis Pili t|a\ ol November. A.  I.).,  l!KM. - '     ��� '     ;''   '  51) .    .... ��� '-'���:��� T. l'-lvL. I-'E-N-WLCk."..  Ml.NKKA'L ACT.  ,      (li'OltM   V.)  '"        eiat-i-.i-'it-A-i'iitii-' iMi-ittivk.Mi'.N.rs.'  ..OTlCxt.  . -       . i  ���V.Vlne".   "\f'ioh.-t   Israel,iop"  a,nd   ".lew.  Kriietion'' '.Mineral ('hiiius.  Slliutle. in Hie I''iii-|. Sl.e.elc.-. Micilnn I livlsion  ul" l-tasl, ICufitijiniy llisli-li-.l,. ..  . Wlinrii It.c-.iilecl-.  -t in Sullivaii Mill.  .'1'iiko iiiiijen Unci i.'I'd,is, T.'iMt;Vli,Mii, l.',,.M.t,1.  Nc.'. 117:1710, iiKoiit, liii-.t'. \v. linrilsitil. I'.M.C,  Nn. l!7iM.7l.,-'\V.'.l. W.liliic-K, l-'ree MIner's t'ei-|,lll ���  tyili-. Nn. II7.M17(I, Itiu-liil. sixty clicys I ic.'ni I lnr  tjicti- liei-eof. .t.ii.ii]i|ily In ihe- Mlnli,,, Kercn-cler  fin- a CerUlli'iH.'! 'if liii|iriivi-iiii.-iits, (or. ilie pn'r.-  |.iise of i,lilii i'lliii! ii frtiwii tlriinl vr ilie uImivc-  eliiims.  And I'urUiiM-' Hike 'noiiee Mini iui.li.ii. iiiid'ei-  Kiict.ioti it", niusi be et.iiinienieil Lcloie ihe Issn-  unuti Of such Cei'lllUuite cl luipiuviMMuius.  Du;.t!'l llils^tlllj iliiy of Nc.vi.anlior, A.I.). Ilitl.  ���"'.' 'I Utis. -j. m, \ iti'ii.;  NOTICE. ' ,  N'otieu is lioiuliy Kirun tlint SO <lu\s nttei tliu��  I Intend io apply lo the Clilet Cnmmissioiit-i of  biimls .1 ii ii Works iintl the Assistant Coinmis-  s'onor ol l.muls mid'Woiks toi tlie DiMiicl  ol Knsl Kooteini}, lor n r.icenotj to piospuct loi  Coal luitl l'utioloiim on the tolloului; tleseutn-d  l.incls siluiiietl neai' Ilie head oi Kinthi t-ieek  said iiOtnil three miles irinn when theeieek  taossus Uu- rnteiii.'ition.i! ltoiindiiiv l.ino. Itloek  ITiVl souiheiisioin poition ol, nriti.-h Coluinliui  I CoiniueneiiiK nt n posl plained ne.il lvintlii  Creuk two miles ��esi ol John O'Coimoi s  noilliL-.ist coinei post, bcitiK the inltnil  cm net ptist' oi 11 A Met nob's etiinn, and  inaiked 11. A. Met net's notthwesl eoini-i posl,  tlicneu south St) chains thence east .si) elnuns.  llienee noilli Ml eliiiins theiiee west s'l eli.uns  to place- ol lieyinnine. eont.oninsrOI'i in. us moie  01 less ,  Located Deteinhei JS  I'lOl.  II   ,L,  A. Menu It. l.oe.Hoi  John T. llluft. AkuiiI  i Coniiiieiieun; at a post planted north ol  iiiid adjacent, to Ii A. Aluruek's claim, lieinj;  Ihe initial post ol Jules I'ncketts claim ami  inaiIu il Jules I'rickett's .southwest eoinei post  llienee north HO cliains ihum-u east ot) cliiiius,  I heme south K> chains them o west iW c-hains to  place oi la-KitiniiiK eoiitniniiiu li-ll) aeies moic  oi less.  I.m-iilpd Deteinhei \\s, I'ltll '  .    Jules I'liekell, I.oontoi  John T  ltlult. Affoiit  I    Coiumeneiiii;   at   :i   posl   plant< d west ot  und .idi.ic-eni   lo Jules I'nrhctt scliinu, licing  the initial  post  oi  (leriene  O'Connoi's  elaiui  anil in.u tea (lei tern: O'Coimoi's .southeast t oi  ntu post thenet: north SO chains  thence west SO  eli,nn-. tlieiice south HO chains,   ilieuii)   east SO  chums lo the   place,  ot  liei^iniiinw   eontainiuj;  Ola .lere.s moie oi less,  l.nentetl nueemhei -Js, iuiil  Lli'i telle O'C'onuo: l.ocitur  Q John T lllull, Acuiii  I. Coiiiuienolui; at a posl pl,uu���.| somii oi  and adiacciit loCdtciieO'Conniu 'selimn lioliif;  Ihe lintuil post oi Jaiuos O (.'onilor's eliiim  and marked ,lame- O'Connors northeast eoi-  iiei posl, thtinee "outh SO eiialus ihonei- west  Mloh.iins, llienee norlli SO eh.iln". llienee- cist  80 cliains to place ol hCKHiiilhK, eout,lining MO  aeies luoio oi less.  I.ot-iiled I)i'i-i'iiilH'l"JS, I'ltll  J.'imes O'tJoniiiii, l.ocntui  ���"' John T  Uluft   Ajueiil  NOTICE.  NO'ITCIO i.sheielij gh un tlmt. ,10 duys atlei  tlnle. 1 intontl lo apply to Chief Coinmisssionei  ot r.antlsuiid \S'<uks and the Assistant t,'om-  inisnonei ol Lands and Work* lot the Dislnoi  ol Kast Ivootermv for a License lo prospect, for  Coal ami Pun oleum on the fnllowinrj iloscrltjcd  Kind situated neiu Ihe heail of Kin tin eieok and  adjoining the interna noun! lioundiirv fjine  IJlock IVIS. south eastern portion of Ut lush  Columbia J ,  I Comiui-iieiui;at a posl phmted near Kintl.i  crock ami two miles west ol Mil ml Utow'pr'*  noitlieasi coinei po.-t. Iieuic,'the initial post ot  James Wilson's chum iintl marked James  Wilson's iioithwost coinei post the-iu-c south  cij.'hl.\ chains thence east eighty chains,  'hence uoi th eighty chains Ihoiicc west eighty  eliuius io the place ol bcKlniiliif; eontitlnlut' *MH  acics, moic oi   loss.  Located DefCiillic'1 'Jb. I'.KH ,  .liiines Wilson, Locatoi  Jolin T  1*1 ilJT. Ajjeul  ���i    Commencing   at   a  post planted noith ot  and adjacent to James   Wilson's  chum, be-inj;  the   initial   post   ol   T. II   Dooloy'�� claim mill  mailed T  H   Uoolcy's soutlnicst corner posl ,  tlionce noi th omhty chains, tliunt e (*ic-t eighty  chains thence south oiKluy chain-, llioneo wesi  eiL'hty chains  to  the  place ol iHigiuuitin, eon  liiinlne. (.10 ueies more or los- .   ,  i.oculed DeC(-inher-'��, IftOI "  , T JI  Uoolcy, Locatoi-  John T. IJluil. Akcui  :! Couiuieui im; ai it post phiuted wost ot  mid .itijaccia to T. II IK.olcv's claim, heiug tin:  initial post ol Joiiu (iiay's cliuin ami inai ketl  John Oiiiys souilicasl coinei post, ihcucc  north eighty chains, them e ��t.st eightv cliains,  thence south eighty chains, thence east eight;,  chains to the place ot heuiiiiiini; eonialnlng  (>IU aeies moie in less  Located Detoinliei 2H   l"0i  John (li.iv. Lociitoi  John T. Uluft. Agent  I     Comincuriug at a  posl planted south of  nutl adjatent to John (Ji.iy's claiin,   being the  initial   post   ol   Klua   Mi (.���line's    clniin    and  null keel Kli/n MeCuiic s noi thcasl coinei post  thence south cighlv chains, thence west eight\  chains, thence noith eighty (hiiuis, thence ensi  cight.\  chains to the place of beginning, con  laming(.1(1 acics moie oi less  l.ocnted Dctcuilici .-28, I'lOl  Kli/a MpCiure, Locatoi  .i John T. Ulufl, Agont  Sixty   days  apply   to  tin  NOTICE.  alter date 1 intend to  Chiel Commissioner ol  Lauds and VVorkn Tor permission to  purchase, the following' described land  for pastural^purposes. Beffinnino- at,a  stake -'plumed- 20 cliains' north of the  southeast corner of Lot.'IS.' thence east  8II'1 cliains, thence - north 20 chains,  thence west SO chains, thence south 20  chains cont-ainino-mo acres.'  ' Dated'at. Wolf Creek the 1 Ith tiny  of  November. l'.iO-l. , '    .-���  .1. V. HUMIMIRKYS    ,  ���17        ���'*���''. A./enl. W. I^IIIONCI.I '  GEARY   &, DOYLE.  Livcnj, FrccI & Sale Stable.'  Kort Steele H.C  'HejItiliLr   Daily   Suiyo,   ineets  all  trains at I'Virt- .Steole Junction.  SADDLE .V  PACK  HOHSKJ-"''  ���llUJilXC. OV ALL  KINDS A Sl't-CIALIV  NOTICE.  Notice is lieicbv given ihat Unity iliijs atlei  ilutul intend to iippl.\ to the duel Comuiit--  sionei ot Lauds and Winks and the Assistant  Comiiiisslonoi ol Lands .mil Works foi iho  Uistint oi Kasi Kootuiiiiy, lor a License to  pio-ipeci ior(;oal and Petroleum on tho follow  .'Ing described hind situated ut the head ol  Kinthi cieek tluee miles north of the Inttsi-  u.itiomil lloumliiiy Line. Illtick I.",11.1, sooth  eastern poition ol llutish Coliiinhia.  I. Cniiiiiieiielug at a post pi,in led about two  miles uoi ill ol T. II Doolej's southwest coinei  post, being I he Initial posl oi John Cl> no's chum  anil nun ted .John Clvne s muiliwe^t coi net po.-l  I bent e .south hO chains, ihcncu east 80 chiutii-.  Iheneo noith HO chains, iheiicu went MO cluilus  to place ol beuiuiiiug. containinu ttm m-ies  more or less  Located Dcceiuhei .'s   PJOI.  John Civile. Locatoi  John T lllulf. Agent  i    Coiinnenciiig  at a   post plumed noith ol  and adjacent lo.lohn Clyne's cl.um,  being the  initial post of Lou Hunt's claim  and   marked  Lou Hum's southwest comet past, thence cunt  hO chains  iheneo noith  HO chains thence  west  SO chains  llienee south hll chimin to the place ol  beginning c oiitainlng 1,10 acics more or less,  Located December 28, I'.IOI.  Lou Hunt, Locator  John T.Dluff, Agent  3.   Commencing at  a   post planted west   Of ,  iintl' adjacent 'to  Lou   Hunt's claiin, being the  initial    pout   of   Henry   French s   claim, aud  ma.ike.il uonry t'rencli's .sonlbcast corner pout,  Uiciice aortn HO eluiins. thence �������� St HO  chaiiiH,  llienee sontli SO t:hain.s,   thuiicuuast -Bo ciiaiuH- .,  ���io   place,   of beginning,   containing   0-10   acres  more or less.' .      .     ���   ,- \\  ���  Located Deeomlioi-ai, ltiOI.   ���--���  llian-y t'l-i.-nch. Locator  . John  r. Iiluff, Age nt  ���I.    Ctiuiuieiicang at a   post  plaaiecl   sciiitli Tfr^  anil   iicljac.ei.l.   lo   Henry . l-'roiiun's claim,   In ing  llic'iiikial po.si. of John . I.iiii'gi-iivc'.s  el.iiin   ami  iiiiii kc.-cl .lulln lliiigi-civi's iiortla-iist cin-iu.-r'post  lice-net, .sontli HO laiain.s. th, n.-c; west  ac. chains,  tin n,.e nui-i.il wi eimiiis. iiienct, , .t.st oil r.lialii.s to  place oi beginning, ecir.aiuing  CIO at res  iiion  or lens,  ���  Loc-iited Uet-eiiiber -H. IMII. "  .li'.lui- longiov, , l.ticiitin  ,   ���">    " . ���     j      .Id.n   l. i .'lull, ..gca,,   ���  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR. THE PROSPECTOR.  FORT STEELE,  B. C,  FEBRUARY  11. 1905.  @%e $fvo&pZJctxn:.  SATURDAY,  I'A'Ai.   11. 190.L  Flathead Wagon Road.  Continued from 1'aoe 1.  The'valley ol Miis cr^ek is   wide  and levt'l aud ascends very gradually so thai, ihe cost  of ��radiiifr  this   portion   will   he   vt'ry li��'hl  ��� but the clearing will be more ex-'  pensive than before as it is  covered with moderately large  spruce limber.     We cross in this  -.   portiou of the road  J. Gregory's,  lot 699H, A. W. Vo well's lot 0990  , H., Watt's lot 0994, S. L. Gal-  brail h's lot 0992. G. Douglas' lot  00WA, and R. L.- T.'GalbraiuYs  lot 15991, passing close ���to J. D.  Gordon's lot. U9flf>, M. Langley's  lot 0997 and P. Cameron's lot  0sj99. We then descend this  tributary to its mouth on .the  Flathead ftiver (elevation 5000  feet) a distil nee of less than five  miles passing through a wide  valley' 'with gradual and even  descent, the grading ��� of* which  will be very nominal. The<clear-  ing also will be very light passing as it does through small jack  . pine  and   willow.      En   this dis-  ��� lance we cross J. B'. Langley's  lot-0989. W. J: Langley's lot'69^0  G. M. Judd's lot 0n09',and.T.  Biigg's lot 0802 besides several-  other licenses which have not  ���yet been surveyed., All these  claims mentioned have line coal  showings on them and it is the  intention ol the owners to develop them next, season. ���We  have now travelled a distance of  2(> miles "H/om Crow's Nest  station and reached the Flathead  river in the center oi"the Flathead coal and oil district from  which point any , portion of the  said district. , can be reached  easily. A brief comparison of  the .features of the two routes  show a strong preponderance in  favor pf thc Crow's Nest." while  in   the case of the Fernie route,  . 'Hie climb to ihe summit' is' 8840  feci, and that of;the Crow's Nest  is l37u feet, makingLa difference  of almost 2000 feet.    The height  ' of the summit in the former case  is 800 feet higher than the latter  which will make quite a difference in the depth ofJ,snow ou the  sleigh road for winter traffic besides  causing   the   road   to   be  ��� virtually closed up for a longer  period in the spring and fall.  The maximum grade ou0 the  former is 10 per cent, on the  latter not over 7 per cent. The  cost of building the Crow's Nest  road will not exceed 87000 which  is about half that of  the  Fernie  ,road. Work on the Crow's Nest  road can be commenced earlier  in 1 he spring and with the same  force of men can be ready for  use in -half the time. For VA  miles Ihe Crow's Nest route' will  pass through a country open to  prospecting and development  while the Fernie route will pass  through none.  1 therefore hope that, the government before deciding on any  one route will examine each,  both from the point of view of  economy, of expense and grades  and their respective values to  the prospectors and licensees of  this portion of British Columbia,  ��� ' Thanking you in aiiticipatiou  for the use of your valuable  space.    I am, yours truly,  ? Flathead.  Crow's Nest Pass, Feb. 7. 190;  J.   HIGHWARCEN.  PIONEER   BARBER SHOP  Everything Strictly First, Class.  Next door to the Prospector.  SAVE  TIME  ALL     THE     TIME  BY   rs*Nc  ft  i.'i.i'i. ifc.A  !  FORT   STEELE  TO  SEATTLE,   TACOMA  ( n V  ' '      AND ALL  Pacific   Coast   Points  ST. PAUL,  CHICAGO. NEW, YORK,  ALL POINTS' EAST  ,    Palace and Tourist   ,  Sleepers, Buffett  Library Cars, Modern  Day Coaches.  Dining Cars,   ,  MEALS   A, LA   CARTE.'  The Mining Center of SCmtfo  Best. Meals   on   Wheels  PAST   TRAIN'S  KAST   AND WEST DAII.V  For  full   imi'tiuiiliii'ri.   riitiTa.   foldorit  etc., call cm or address.  -S. (';. YRIJKKS. (i.w.i'.A..  , -        Seattle, Wusli.  H. BRANDT. 6.V. JtT.A., Spokane.  If You Are Not Particular.  The Largest  Mineral Areas,  and the Most  Extensive  Coal Fields on the  American Continent  are Situated in  South East Kootenay  Agriculture  ' ������ S     .. .'.' ���:]������:.���."!:.;:       : '   :<������" ���'���'.- '-.'���'��� O',, '...���;.   .''<!.  Grazing and the  Lumber Industry  are Prominent ?  :^eature's?-ofythe:r;,y;"  y. t ���      '���'" ��� -- '"."���..-. 7:.(.������ ii j.- ��������� .'   .- j ..    ,- 'To-  '���:���:,..:'s- ..7-yy..yy. xWu.yy,.-. yy ..,:,--.;,- ;y.,  ���'District .y?-'-v:'-y?y?'v^-:?'yyy..ys  ���Dont travel over the Illinois Central,  11s any old road will do you and wt;'dont  want .\our pati'iinaju': Iml il you aiv.  pai.ticiilar and Avant/lhu heat and mean  to have il, a-k llu; ticket a��on 1 lo route  you via the ILLINOIS OKNTUAL,  tihe road that runs ihroujili solid vesti-  liule trains K.'tw(H'ii St. I'aul. Omaha,  Chicago, St. Louis. Memphis and New  Orlean-,.  No additional, chai'��(j i>, made for a  seat in our recliniiifj- chair cars which  are fitted with lavatories and Miioking-  rooms, and have, a,porter in attendance.  Hales via the ILLINOIS C KM Tit A L  arc the lowosi and we will he cilad to  quote'them in connection with ' any  transcontinental line.  13. H. TllUMHULL, Commercial Agent  142 Third St., Portland. 0:-n<jbn.  J. C." LlNTDSKY, T.t\ & LJ.A.  142 Third St..'Portland, Oregon.  P.B.Thompson,  1<\ & P.A.,   Llobm  1, Colmah'Bldg., Seattle, Wash.  ;       The proposed Crow's Nest aiid Croldein :^0m^'^^r^L.  through Fort Steele and Tap the|G-i^  District.     ��� '     '     ��� ' -l:V:y?y^??,^  Choice Business and ReiiciincelyW&^oM^lB  sTPAU^eHteA6o  Apply to  R. X. T. G  Townsite Oafi&ee  *  Headauarters  Mining  Commercial  Shxviig-ifet.Hair Dressing Pari r  'Next tn Strii'tl'conii Tlotol '  , FORT    STE- LE,    B.   C.  ,AH       ids   -.-,1' llni'- Wort   a  Specia y  A.   '. GR15Z,    -     -    Picoi'itiKTOK  Vour attention is called to the  '���Pioneer Limited"' trains of thc "Milwaukee a; St Paul Railway." "The only  perfect trains in the world."  You will (hid it desirable to ride on  those trains when jjoiny to any point iu  the Eastern States'or Canada. They  connect, with all Transcontinental  Trains and all Ticket Afrcnts sell  tickets.  Kor further information, painphleto,  etc, a��k any Ticket, A��'ont or  R.  L. FOKD, II. S, ROWE.  Pass. Agent, General Agent  SPOKANR. 'PORTLAND  ���zJ-  MiNii^ap��  FORTY-FIFTH YEAR.  B6 PAGES :  WEEKLY : ILLUSTRATED.  INDISPENSABLE TO MINING MEN  13   PER  YEAR   POSTPAID.  SENU I'OH KAMI'I.K COPY.  KBninga-dScientific Press  *B0 SU&KXT 01-, %Uf PBANCISOO, CAL.  -..     NOTICE.  N'otice Is hereby tfh'en Unit application will  li ������ made 10 iho Legislative Assembly of.lln'  l'l-ovinci:-of Uritlsli, CoHuiibla :il ill-1 uext  session for an Act .to revive, ratify ami contiriii  10 the Kootenay Ciirilioo & Pad lie Haihvay  Company all the i'IkIils. powers, privileges a nil  franchises conferred by tho ICooienay Cit'rlboo  & Pacilic Kailway Conipunv Act Uin:i upon sititl  Com any, and to declare thin, lintwiilisiHnrt'hf.'  that surveys have not been made in accordance  wilh Section -JI) ov the said A.-', ilie vaitl t'oni  puny is ami has b. i'ii ^in-ilh.. pn<s jx, of lie  said Act a body corporal'- "H'l piilifTF"uii,'rr Ihe  name of tin, ���'Kootenay. ('aribo,'it I'Mcifif  Kailway Company" with the rights, jiowtsrs.  privileges and fran,-bises thereliy tronfened in  all respects as if the surveys had been made In  accordance with said .Set'.lioii '.!!>, itiitl to extend  the time for rnaUiiiK the said surveys required  liy Setttlon tin of the saitl ^\n  Oateii at Ciiuibrool;.   ll.C,  (his  mill clay ol  December. IHll'-l.        -  ..HAKVKV .t .McCAirriOK,'  Tii ' Solicatoi-.s for Applicants.  The  Hotel  All  NOTICE.  Notice is lit'i-eby (,'lven that the Koolenay  Cariboo and Pacilic -Railway Company will  apply to ihe Parliiunent of Cmmdii al ils next  session for an amendment to the Act, iticcnpor-  atini; ami relating io the Ciuni'any to extend  the time for the etiuiinencemctit. extension itlid  complellon of lis tnaiu line and Inanches and  for other purposes.  UutuduiCi-iiiibroiilc.U.C.. tiet'emlier liUli. li'Ul  1 IIAHv'kY .t Mc-t.-AlJ'l'Ki,'.  52 SiolJeJttgr. for Applicant*.  Modern  FORT    STEELE,    B.   C.  Large   Sample   Rooms   for    Commercial   Men.  Fort   Steele  Cigar f Store  .1. TAANBAUSER, Prop?   ���  y Fine '.Line ol'  Cigars, Pipes and Tobaccos  Billiard Room  .      ���    '   '     ��� '       ' \:  WATCH KS lllld .JKWI'XUV  ENGRAVING and REPAIRING  PERIODICALS  Toys,   Books   and   Stationery  REPEATING RIFLES  No matter What -your ideas or preference:'  are about a rifle, some one of ei^ht different Winchester models 'will,, surely suit  you. Winchester Rifles arc made i;i all  style:", and weights ; and which-'  ever model you select, you can count on  its being -well made and finished, reliable  in. action   and a strong, accurate shooter.'  /���"#/:��   Srn,{ ytmr  nam,- and adJrms  nn  a postal  '(������I    pane    illustrated    catalopit.  WINCHESTER    REPEATING   ARMS   CO  NEW HAVEN.  CONN. TUE  PKOSPECTOK. FOKT STEELE, B. C FEBRUARY 31, 1:  I ��te $}z0&pcciox.  iV^'X^^tTi -S.2/����i3��*etrt-T�� ���9ajRffM*��  SATURDAY    FFAi   11,  \W>  health "\  BABY'S   OWN  SOAP  Pore,   Dainty,   Delicate.  Beware  of  Imitations.  AL3ERT TOILET SOi? CO ,  Mfn.  MONTREAL.  ���>VTTTTTnrTnnTTTTTruTTfTrTTTTTnTTrrnnnTm-r, ^  I   LOCAL NEWS. I *  ' nxu 'J"irvvT-nnjin/iPxirunnjTJiri/-injTXLnrin.nj-Lnri^^  ; ' , "     ' '  IT '���      ���  s Imperial Bank of Canada 'i'i  "l�� CAPITAL AUTHORIZED   .$4,000,000 '^|  CAPITAL (}r.i\d up) -    -   $3,000,000 i |  r.��w _ ^���n��<f>-��<.*i�� \r33/ytv.r*��i,ii����Ji"W-.1"^.**^ui  ,.--. ^>;a.  ������.���HiiLLiiuuiiuuiiidHiiiiiXkiaixaLiaiikkii  Don Macl<ny was nt Cr;iubrwol<  Wei 1 !!ij-tlav i��n hu.-jiiii'S.-,.  ? 5  REST ACCOUNT  $3,000,000'  \Vn:. Purlin und A. Doyle were  ������it Ward nor Tuesday.  ,  Miss Francis Taauhauser came  , Head    OFFice���Toronto. S;i  | 'J'. K. MKKUITT, I'rt.-Milcnt    I). K. W'ILK l K, Vi,;.-I'i i   . and C'en. Mai,.     3   ��  I AGLXTh    IX    flKKAT    HKITAJX���Lloy(]>   Itiuik     i'i l.omlmiil   St.,    '5   %  j'       London.                                                                                  ' tP   jj  J                                                                  , 5   >?  IH                                   A G'oniM'al Hanking HiiMiicsit Transacted. A   & ���  i C'                                                                                      '. Si��  ri'���   ��. ''JWMWW     t-S'fito    Af   i.iiir-^-^^-Tr*   -  iiv    it ?, i M   i' r S 5 > '��� y r      } v ; i ' c\     * i i    ���', i ', ,, < i a <,,- v. 4  ���; s, v��  .ii ,1?^ OS i"IO".-''OHONTi\  f '  I'i.' ! ' |>< ;';,'',i' ^S.'rul'iH,; ., ,. .,m",- (m-. ,1 =:V,,r'i,(Vi  \  '!r:'< I'.lt'    f.    -'Ml' (..'���"'���.'i')l .H.J.J No'-. .'(i''l.   '"Ot  c  I ciiulcin iil'tuc- r.H 1 .i.-iiImi'iJ ^trv-M, !���. '".  New   \cirl,   (It'fiVt, ;   1'I   !  cUmriKt,   l'ii.cc.  Air.l 11(> lii"iiiclii .- in (Vi )|.',t .ji'l'Llu' I.'nisou '-ifnli'i*.  is  ivur from C run brook Wednesday  Savings Bank Department.���Interest, allowed ou deposits,.      5  << ' ��� #  c   P     .      ,   D       . '4't   Cranbrook Branch,                   F. C. MALPAS, Manaqer.  %  ,r ���   ,   ��� ;    , ?t       w    �����   Cranbrook Branch, -     j. F. M. PINKHAM. Manager.  i| *         ���                                   *  '                                                *  \. Hyde l,��ikoi'and, Harry xMc-; c-i _          _                 _ ,                                                   ,b ��� ����^��*��;******ftrr**^*��**^����;**-^<i--<i*i ��^s,��^^Sf!K:!P"vv>-* *?'��-? ##*��'#  Vittie \vero in town   Wednesday    ^-CrLrCruiJvO^frCrijffriHrCriii^^  A.   C.   Nelson    was   in   town  Tuesday-  I '       ���  i  ]     The coal situation at  Coleman j  1 is unchanged.  North .Star Lodge.     K   L   iiorden ib a^ah) iu hU;  seat,in the Dominion House.  NO. 30.  A. F, AND A. M.       G.  R.  B. C.  FOUT STKKI.E. R   C  Nel.s   Robinson.   Fish   Lakes,  was in town Monday.  WANTED  A Xcocal Salesman for Fort Stoolo  and Surrounding Count) y to Ttt>i>-  ros��nt,  '&-A   'Canada's Greatest .  ^^j   Nurseries'   s?-'  Nentsi   v:.u,U'tii'"<, .u:ii_-I'l'i'iiiltii'^  i'i    Hiuiiy    Knni".,    ^mi:i!!    l-'ruit^,  Shrulti.    (Irii.'Uiuu'.liiN.'   .upl   l\,,-.t':.  I V    po: tiiaimui   ^ltiti', !��� 1.,   ! .������   ', mi-  tii'v   : Ls.-rv^d   ttii    7    ' '   " .1  3 . 'u\ ��t'i''i;l\',   Mmid-i>  'll.cl      MM'.  8��uur  otL-tiB^-iM Tue.ua> ... ..�����B ���     ^'   E.   Simpson    and   several  ii.uui.li aioiciii,o'l-iwM    v.siiiac nreihifrn .v.-t representatives, ol tlie t ranbrook  coniiaiiy invited      '                       ' Henfld were at Steele Friday.  Kll; RiviT r.oili;(.'.   furnii'   ri'suliir niouiioiCi   . . . , ,  .itui lirst, r . lu,l\ 11. t.H.t.,1   L.1U11U \          \a  ^aii          Mnilll'PM          t'nnv,i.       ;                     _  Cranbrook Louue, Cn��"l.rt.ok   t-CKUliir nict-i- .     *   -.      " -1 ? -   1        ���      ,">                 '  j'"'111" Ufy m"r l'^'^'ev niK-rnM-opi' jil-I  wk-Leld on tba third Thurailuy m udiia moir.h Seullllff-A.  X.   t�� airbaUKS L/O.  W'llS '  j ,j1(l {'u;rl(, tl'M���0   [f,  o\([iilimi"   M'ci'.-.  J. Hlloi.. Secreiarj III  tOWH   Monday.              .                            "  i .m.X pl',U��* foV IUmvi.  ^iVfViVffiVtrLiVfVfVfV(��Vii'f��'iiVfViVmViVfViiVi(^       >'      ^-    r entoii alio .\Jis> li   .\J.     1  "�� ,->     ,      ,, /-,,      ��� ?' Todhunter   'were      visinni;    at'<  ���| kocky Mountain Chapter 5: Steele Monday. "  ^ xo.. 125.  n. A m. s! ,   :�� ' 5r      Geo. Scott and   \Ym.   Lanjfley  I PORT STEELE, B. C. t   wef0    a-    Wasa     Monday OU busi-    i  -"t       Kejrular meetina'.*:���-2nd Tut?i- 5"-   neSS  ;S day   in   -jach    month    a.t   t'iyht J:  :��� o'clock. ���       , t  iSTO.NK   A-    WiKLl.lNiiTDN.  l-'ontliill Ntir&orii'.-.'  JO vol" 800 Hk'i'O.^)  TOKONTO  ONTAHfO  As the days be^-iu to lengthen  5      -. ���       ���      ., '       - ^ r-he   orice    of   wood   begins   to  ��       boiouruuiir   Compunioni   are S: -   , ^  .;��   ooraially invitea. ^, -    3 James IIisi.op, Scribe ?',. i'     Harry'Drew,   Kimberley,   was  ^jji^^iji/^ ' in town Wednesday.     He called  _'!' " '" ? '" ' at Thi: PiiOdP^cTou ofiice  Professional.  SO   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Al QUALITY  H  SHAW  GENERAL    MERCHANT.  HARVEY &   McGARTEK  (,  i  BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS  CRANBROOK.      -      B.fJ.  G. W. F. GftRT&R, B.G.L.  x  Trade Marks,,  Designs  Copyrights &c  A    Close    Sea.SOn     has     been dfc- 1        Anyoiioionfl!('RnHi��otc.i��nddi'��mpt!onii'nj.  i   .        , t     ���      - "        '     nulohli-as.rcrt.im our fipinioii lreunhoilicr an  clared tor beaver       It is :or rive'   "iivcntiim Hproiinbirpiiioiaiiwe. coimimr-ira.  , .inn* strictlycoiiiltlciiiMiil. Iljiiitlbooktm rntiMitu  Veai'1^ ' ' cont (roe. O'ldt'^l iitronry for st��c:nriittr pate-Mils.  ���    ,      " , l'ntontH t:iV.on thrmicli ."\luim A Co. icctjlvb  ��� l>         'p, rial notice, v, c liout ol,>ir*ror nt tlio  Dr. Green. Cranbrook   was  a; , ' 'SCletttlfiC EsUCilCail.  Steele Tuesday   on   professional     A��adremel;111P.���Pn,M"eoi��iv.- i,-,re��u.r.  (ulauiiu of nnf Hi'icntldR Jonriinl.   Terms, $1 n  , j'tr: lour inotittid, JL  Sold by till nenwlcilCM.  MUNN&Go.3S1Broadw^ New York  Braueti Office. C2S F" at.'.WmlilUBioii. D. C  ousuiess.  D   Drainoy and  daughter   who  \>t.arij Public. oj\Rritixli  Co/<n>ibia\hiiye  been   visiting  at   the rest-  1 donee of Mr. and Mrs. B. tluckle  ��� <?  Logging at Bull River.  (Jtillcctioir ul iiccomii'. uttunduii  to. i i"et,urtied'"io Phoenix Friday?  Audii/inu;  und   l;i;(.-,.[)iiii>   ol   hookd done ������  -       j '  ,  with dlspatt'ii.   t;orrcrt|i'(.ii(ii<nc(>.-.oiicit-.     Dr.     Wait,    came    up     from;    The   logging- "camp   al   Bull  *���*'���' , ' I Tobacco Plains   Thursday.     He j w.'vs  obliged   to 'suspend   oper-  o. w. I.'. OAlsrtlU, l-'on. sitoclo. B.C.! rojiorts things as being quiet  at: alioils   lasl/ week   on account of   .that place.        i cold   weather  and lack of snow.  rirpWS.4  11-33 es-& wi'L'-M t&v.  ear Best  ft i�� Mie f<;i:ce thi r, has stood tho test ot limp���fllantts Lhi honviost ptvain���nc-ver r.iij^���tho standard tho -world over.   In future Pace F,once=i will  do p.iinted WllITli. which ia.in added p. otoci.iouiLKdi:i*t rust iundiiaioii to,;.'i',K.ilv.T.iii/clii(?.   Ojdor ihroii.jh our local ai;ont or direct from tig.  THE PAI^E  W!=!'?:  FliKCF: CO    W-s p.   t    -:-y --';���"        - .-"t."^^ 7?-.* '*.   ��|, j^im,   ^'lnnlprir.      2w'  ��.. G. PRIOR <a CO. Limited. Agents,, VAWCauVSR, VICTORIA ��nd KAMLOOPS  C. H.  DUNBAR  BAKIllSTKIt,  SOMCITOl!  and  MOT.Mtl"   I'b'Bl.lC.    '  Cranbrook,  \i.C  THO MA'S    McVTTTIE  F>.L.S.   c��  CB���  -   Fort Steele B.C.  t��\lltT STKEI.K   IlKVHI.OI'MBST SVNniCATE Ltd  iW IjQiulenhull Street, London, England.    .,  ���F. C. Malpas,, manager  of the j On   Monday   of'this week'oper-  Canadian'  Bank   of   Commerce, ; atibns were resumed.  and   Mrs".    Malpas   were   Steele! ���       visitors on Wednesday. i read.  Old timers say that never before in the history of the district  has there been such a beautiful  winter as the preseut.  There is every indication of a  marked revival in miningactivity  during the current year in  Southeast Kootenav.  The official record, of February  n. a. wallinger,      fort STEELE. ��� weather  for   the  past ten years  , shows that it is usually the.cold-  i>ost okficf: iiox s>. ' est month of the vear.  THE PROSPECTOR.  ANDREW    NEID1C  GONTRflGTOR     and    BUlLDti;  HOUSI'; AND SIOM PAINTINU     .  CALCIM1N1XG and PAPKR HANGIKC  FOKT STEELE, B. C.  KU"   All   work promptly done.  1.HL.-M6DERM0.W''  ���:.-."Li. I>EAi.i K IS \   ^^^Le  5s>  who .!���:  WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS,,  ������y>^>:^o>^>^o^>^ ^>^l^^^>^-*g^.^:  The  I    c    n;ifMrvrc        '     Last week gave   the. Kootenay i ~'S  J. (,. CLuHMliNGb  ,     va]ley the cofdest %veathei. it h/s! -\  civil engineer ; experieuced   for   a   number   of! ^>'  Provincial    Land   Surveyor .>'eai's"  ������ f ^:.  FORT  STEELE,   B. C.'       '  1'IMPERIAL HOTEL!  FORT STEELE, B.C.  (b; *  I B. P. Cooke was busy this j ^  iweek getting out ice to till ice- j y  I houses in town.     About iiOO tons! ', ,  j  !  i  TELEPHONE   17. Importers of FOREIGN LIQUORS  i*  -v     Cranbrook,    E3. C    ���<-  ."C^^^^^^^^^^^.^^^^^^^ ��� ^  I I  TIMBICIi N'OTICE.  Take nonce that W duv,  alter date i ' was harvested. j  f9;  o 1   - *  incend to apply to  rhi-  Chief Coratnia-.   I ���',���;  aioaor of Lund-iintl Wui'k.-. lo  cut and       Dr. King.   M.P.P.,   left   Cran   ;  ^  i-.irry dway timbur on the followinsr ae-  brook   Wednesday   for   Victoria  ��t:riburi   land   -kuarm    :n    .Suut.hti.i-t   to   attend   ihe  annual session of  Kootenay. ihe Provincial legislature. ��� y.m  CoiT.mt'niilms .it   a  po;t   nlantud ton i v\  ?%  i inii))'':1|,l!|ii!i|oi.1i1 ,  ��  a*s  ,��   B. W. WERDEN. Prop.  1  Bar Furnished  With  tho Best  '&i  WE CAN INTEREST YOU N  I Drugs and  Fancy Goods  YOUR   WANTS  OUR   AIM  &A. ,'X;  Creek, thence. 1'60-chairii north, thence ; M. was held at Masonic,Hall- on] Q  40 chains'west, thence 160 chains south   Tuesday evening'.'-  't,h'etice 40 chains i--5itst to  piaciY of  com  meauetneni.-'  .'Diited 23rd Dec. 1,904.  (i. v.,.Pownall   ,  chains w,,t of"th, norin-a-t" corner of     _Thn regular  monthly   meeting , .<? LV LOCATKD      ]��ERFECTLY APPOINTED ROOMS  U..K. iVeweli'��iimoLT.linii.lOn.Iir��werv   Oi^Ortn Star Lodge A, P.   &   A.    ^/'WvAbbi   ^o  :,..<. Excellent Table and Good Sample Booms ^  David BreclSdgc'Wardnei-, [U^P^^>?^<^^^ $P*%&*^^  was in town Wednesday   looking! , . 1__ -._ :  c'ifter the lumber'-interests'of the i. ������--���-=-- ~' r~===-~ :~ ���.���-".. ~       ~~  WFi have just received the lurKOnt,  consi^niiumt of Fancy 'Coodt- ,  ever brought, into this district, and wo  can suit the most fastidious. Our lines  arc complete and is without .doubt the  most select in Southeast Kimtenay.  9. A  '7  1  D. K. Newell, Atfem    ��� Crow's Nest Lumber Co.  MINERAL   ACT  fFOKll  V.l  CBHTI|.;ll'ATK   c-jF   IllI'lttJVKMKNT-  Nothing will-be heard   to drop  ; whom the   House   meets,  -except j zz.  '. perhaps the hopes of  the  oppo- I ^-  a'itiori.     ���" ; S^'  T  i <&  �� JS3%  '    .      ',,- NOTICE. ���r-��� I^T  ���  ��� "i;bhlen Fli-.-ce-- and -StanUy   Mineral        D;lV(,      Gnflith'haK    gone    10 ! i��r  ��� 'Claiifin.. ', '   .  : Victoria   on   business.        While 'y~~;  sit-naio in iii,, rcrt.si.-iuc:'Mill.uk'ntyihi.Mot! ther(.;  'h(.   wi]|   SpOIKj a w.w days.; ZZ:,,  B^KoouimiyjiiMrirt.     - I wi 11.. h is "old   time" friend.  Mr.   ��:i  Wht:rt! lotiiicit,    t>ti 1.<"a-i.m (ci-''-                          i      ���                      ,          . 5~  .   Takr ttcilc-c- Ih,,.,  1.   Jr.m..-    A.  ilnr....;.    .'��� r...-. W1111,'i 111   I'drtlK'.   , , .���  'Mlmir's CiTtlfli-Vti.c X,,    -Iii I-.:/," ic lint; ,'nr my- ���                                           !. J���  �����!lf1iml.i.s���i.:rnl.r..r Wn'li,,,,. ���>. l-'c-yil, f.1 ,:;        () ,    f       , . ���    ,          ��� .,.;,������.       Up! "'  WTiMIVl. Cil'OI'Ki: ll.Sc-c.tl..  K.MC.    UJ.H-.I. . All.-l I  .                     ,,     ,      ..               ... . .                  . .'       ��T~  muu, K.M.f- i',r:::M s;i.. n,,:,,,,.. i". m. c. fcoui i'.ull river Wednesday. '.''-.^  ii-iii^-i.'i'iitiiiitis i;. i,-, ii.'i'.M.': i'.-,Mi:i. wniiur, : I'c.prirl.K l.liii.t. tli" liilll h',iver .\1'm-i^-  h. koh.1. km c ii;;;:!" :,n-i ji-: ii :-i:ii.i L'li.'iin in(r ,t Power Company will re-l^r  rrU��Mii..T'Ko..rtiii,.:....M,.[i..;:.Tis ,,;-,���,i.sixty    ^     active   op<'i"iitions   with   ��!S=  ' , rl��yn-frt>iii Ilii'-iliiU'Iioi-'-i-'I   Ic .ipply Ic tlv .Mlti- : ' ���. !*~  inK ifncor.i<T f.- " r,-re,\-. ':, i,���,���-f,v.-m.-ni.-   large force next moiil li. -. ���:  -for tho purjins*! of o'nf ;i i n f nr. �� t"r< >'���>������'t\ ���* int.nl of *^>  uat-.l, ciflhcMilmvc'Cl;,,,',,. .   "     iMccll,lnil.Si 1.,,rn,c,.,.'sponSmcn: ���  And   furtlu'ir   Mil'n  iift.n't'.  Mint.-n'lion. lintli/r ^T^  jcocti'Jii 37. tiniNl ''������ ��� -''iiiiiii- -i lit-i.iri; tlm Issn-. ���   ,-To  litiai  ,-iticl   Miften   lh>-'   skin   und   remove. : j--  ' urico of sutilj Ct.-t mi-���;' ������  "I'entO'Vtmom.'-. ���, ^i-.-nsi.-. mi  ,uiil   rus:   slum.-,   p.iini mid oinili ,  Piitcil UiIk Kirsl ilny ill l-Vliruiiry. A.I'. l'Hl.S.    I tile . uao '1'hc ".M,..uor   Mecliiinl'-.'s"  Tur  So;  t JAiiVii   .-'v    11AKVJLV I AlWufl TaJLUl Mwkl> C*. XLll.  General  Merchant ANp.  S^jqwor Dealer.  = A^  Wo have everything in the way of  Dd'I.", Books, Toys, Lea;hor Goods.  Dressing Cases, Pictures and Toilet  Articles.'.'. ;���:.'.���       '���?' ??  Everything that you or the children may want.  ���    When in Town Call in and See Us.  -y^  ;;::';''^V-:y:Tli& Druggists'. ^  CRANBROOK,   B.C.  ���,;^- ,^; ^" ^^' ^^'  M;i,riiil'iict.iirei"..()f all Kinds of Lumber,        A htrire ussort  moiil of seasoned T.umher and Shingles alwuy.-  oii hand  DIMENSION      LUMI.'.KR      A      SPKCJALTY  it  ;::;: liiilliiiiiliiUiiiaiiUUiiUiiUiiSiUiUiiiiiiiliiiiiUUi^iiiiiii^S,  r, ROBERTS, Proprietor.  Fresh and Salt Meats  Always Ou Uaav.  *

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