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Array H  HI*  ,(���  A  ii  ~^-yyyy--tt 7-y  y-^-~ ~= "  "  *  *'THE PROSPECTOR HAs HimX^  &   Al'l'01.V'jj;i)   1HL Ol-I ICIAI.    if  ' cy\  lei ry  ~c:7- ~tL**4i>t:*'''y  *���  GOVERNMENT   GAZETTE  Vm South j;.ist Kcjoten.n  ���>-<f-'*   >  <.-*,> ^  f >i  v    THE   PROSPECTOR   CON-  ^    TAINS  ILL   PUBLIC XO-  '      TICES AND C;VES THE  )'-    LATEST TELEGRAPHIC  r  ��   AND LOCAL NEWS.  J.  ��  *  *  ���*  *  *  #+*# <?*-��;����� �����-S-**-��-!L'-'#^->-ii:��*^**V  ��  Voi. 6'.  FORT  STEELE,  B. C,  SATURDAY,  FEBRUARY  * >  WOO.  li  viiiK,1 distance  high  This  If;  ii i  t7  ih  The Old Abe.  Every week more encouraging  iv ports   come   in   from   the   Old  Abe: the reports are  oi  Mich   a  nature as to   warrant   the   belie!  that the.; owners have a   remarkable property.      A. T.   Caldwell  the   manager    ol   tlie  Company  <;aine up from the mine on Tuesday.     He '-ays     The lower   tunnel is now in s."i leet, wilh a   lull  face of oreji'i   the   breast.      Tlie  upper   liinnel   is   in    about    the  with _!/i  'niches   of  ���I'.ide ore on ihe loot   wall,  is   the   poini   where   work  was   iirsl   commenced,   and    the  Jowe'r   tunnel.    2T\0   feel   below,  ivus  run   to determine the  continuity  of   the   vein,   ihis being  , determined, it has been  decided  to    start     another   Imniel   still  lower clown near the fool of  the  " mounlain.   the  around   will i*bo  prospected caroiully to the poini  -wjiore tjie Avork will be done.  ]u  ���*he workings  considerable  J'ree  /;ol(l has been found  ' Mr    Caldwell   is    more   lhan'|lhe or<? is len ,'oc'1 lh1(^-- .  s.stlslied with  his  purchase  and  is sanguine that he has  as  good  may be confidently Counted upon  to ship within the year. These  claims will be treated in another  article.  That East Koolenay is entering upon an era oi great mineral  activily no one seems 1<j doubl.  in facl it can be confidently asserted that when shipments from  "South Easl Koolenay are once  commenced, the attention of  miniim men from all over the  country will be directed to thi-  most promising section of the  Province,  Late Strike at the North Star.  EOJTOI:.   L'itOSPKCTOK:  ,'P'-i't Steele. B. V  Dear Sir:���  In your paper of the I'oih  inst. I notice that you speak oi  Ihe recent*strike in the North  Star as "being connected with  the old workings" and that if  covered an area of l.'i-Oxi'OO feet,  md that it increases the amount  No  *j.  ST. ETJGE1VE CONCENTRATOR.  To be Enlarg-ed to   the   Capacity   of  About 400 Tons.  Accordiiiu to present indications, -ays ilie Moyie Leader,  the coming- season promises to  be an exceptionally lively one  for -Moyie. Muinmror (.'has. Bies-  el now gives out Ihe'information  that the St. En��ene conconirn-  toi.wi'l be enlarged so as" io  have a capacity of between :i."iii  ���nul |im tons per day.' Tlie-lumber and machinery have been ordered, and active work will be  <iin probably within ! wo or ihree  weeks' time. R. K Neil- of,  Spokane,   the   designer   of   the  present niill. w.i-. here lhis.week!m.    _     .  .         in company with J.  li,   Hastings |The Do*"�������^ouse   Will Meet o���  oi the Center Star Mining Com-  'vo.ssland.    The made an  looking over ihe situ,n ion decided to open an agency here, with  X. A. Wallinyer as agreut. The  company has a capital oi$2.(KH>.-  UiiD 0j which s 1,.")()(.).(ili0 has been  subscribed.  The Cfhnp.niy has ample funds  and can loan any amount on appro1, ed secuiity. Anyone desiring money with which lo build a  home won hi do -well to become  member-, of the association and  ���iscejtain their met hods which,  while not altogether new. embraces siiue excellent features  uoi lound in any other-loan company  EIGHTH PARLIAMENT.  pany o. .  examination of the various work-  inns oi  Ilie   mine,   and   ai.io   the  I concentrator     Mr. Co!e will not  I have  charao  of   enlaraini;   the  in si<rht by Iji.tMiO tons, and   that,] m1U" llb  ni^' fU   "rst   "dendod  J beg to point out that the strike  in   No.    Il'   and  IS shaft.*  which  a property  as  has yet been un-iyont: t'on'osl1<J,K,oni  suw-   1ri llot  covered in-Easl, koou-nav. jconnocled wiLh the old worlcing'.s  ���    -   , ^ w  I at all. nor can any el fort  of  ihe  our Producing "Mines      '       j imagination, connect it.  The    mines    of    South   East |  Kootenay which will   contribute ' aml ,s cnl 0,r hY ll d-'lf0- "H'eol  /<> the world's   wealth   this  year|^'om   1he  u,d   working's'.      '��  he   is now in Xew M'oxico.  -���ire numerous  * J? lis  ance.  i   i  This  Thc following-i.s l"Wtls  tho   !h',st   sU-Hre  "lake, and  as  at   present  known.' ofj^ '^I.���* ��?���y.' UnV��ri  the mines from .which   ore   will  , i i  be extracted and scut to market. ;  The Empire oh Sand  Creole  has!  now, reached a slajye of. develop  Tho Empho Mine.  Laie advices Irom the  Empire  mine are l.)   the   effecl   l.hal   the  work  is   g'oini>'   ahead ' rapid! vl-  The tunnel is, now  in   17A feet.  i-    .    , and at ihat'poiut a 'winze  is  he-  1 his ore rises to ��the   surface, I in,, <smii:.    Anolllor levul   Imvi.r  down the hill has.been started,to  tap ihe'vein at a depth of :?tiO  feet.'; In >he 'lU'esetit worltings  there i.sJeig'lit feet of ore  vhich  ' February First.  Ottawa. .January 20.--The filth  session of tlie eighth parliament  of Canada will begin on Thurs-  "day ailernoon, February l,st. Jt.  is exiiected thai the .session will  ,booa,short one. and thai immedi-  iite]\ softer prorogation an appea  will be made to the countiy  Ottaua.    February   1st.��� "  liameul ojioned today.  ><W  LATEST    TELEGRAPHIC     NEWS.  Special to Tin. J'KOsi'M icjit  The Daily Telegraph publishes  the foilowin" dispatch from  Spearman's camp, dated Jan. .'Jo.  Colonel Wynne has taken command e)j' General Wood nates bri  gade. liener.il Miles has been  apjiobued chiel of Cetera] - Hul-  Jc,j-"s s\nf.  j he I >oci , ,ti >��� stuj v .Jithirucf-  in<: di'iensiye work.- ojip.-isile  Potsreisl!-��� r's drift. A stroim <m\-  aliy reconnaisaiice under Lord  Dnndouald. jiroceedetl toda.\  westward in the vic-initv of  1-iougers Spruit. ;ind found the  loads clear: the enemy was no!  Io be seen.  Spearman's Camp; Xalal. .Jan  'JO -There is an ojitimisiio Jeel-  ingr in all ranks. The troojis are  confident oJ ultimate -success,  and <.:reai eiilhusiasm wasarou^  ed by tlie Queen's message,' and  Ruller's speech expressing ad-  iniralion for General "Wai'ien's  and   General   deary's  division  pie of For: Steele throug-li 'your  columns, cm- hearty apiirecialion  (Ji their noort wishes and their  interest in ()Ur welfare. The  very substantial partmir g-ift has  been received,'and proved most,  ic"L-])iabl<' and ten in- one more  link in me Jont: chain of pleasanr,  l!"MlK)l'i( s  we ( Olivev   ;i',V,H'    wilh  'Is  U'e -ay uooilbyo   to  we   wore   unable  leavi/m.   ;uvl   iriisi  town   advanciii'v    \ti  when we re;urn.  Fkank I;. Li:acii  '  A. Ik'.'jxi: J.oiii:i.'  H. W. Uickij;  O.   S    iiOOK.  If]  hum  tO    see     liefon-  IO    li'ltl'lhe  ]t."osperity  i'Si /X  Thursday's War News.  Sl)c l-l.ll icil'ltl    I'lUisl-l'-joH  London. ��'eb I--The 'corrcs-  pond^nt of ihe [Pum'y <at Lorenzo Martjue/. lole'^i-ajihiug yesier- (  day says: Informal ion has been  received here-irom the Tran-  'hat   the   war   de|i'irlinen:  ment w.here the owners- say  ore  can be'shipped regularly. iufacl|1'm \Ms  ihe'announcement i.s   made  that,!   K'r us  from do.OOd lo^d.000 toiis of ore >sha��i.   ov,% ,b^? > d^kc almost40  and the ore i.s of  7 feet thick.  Since this we  have  located   a  ,mailer ore body in a  raise, and  recent developments have shown  that this oro body is cut off,from  one,   thc - Xo 1:2 and l.'J  average  of i u.}]j average.'ten percent copper.  ,'sible, pbut not ju'oven,  ���iinallei1 ore  body, "mawconnect  c.s already blocked oui.?   *     _       l^etiu width. " It is  barely pos  The Chickamon Stone  is? now  In shape'to extract ore. r, in  fact, i  there is a large amount of ship-' Wl,h lhc>okl ^orkinars, and 'p0a-  ''-sibly this is what your   inionna-  tion is based upon.' J ?,?.        b .  Were the new strike connected  Much     more " will    be    heard  ot the Empire,beJore, the. season;  is over.       "' '        '    ',   y, ���*'������* t  The Black Bear.     ,   i j  The 1-Jlack^Bear   mine "la^now  in better shape than oyer before  and ^icc'pijd]ii" to recent   report?  that  this       ���   l����*;ssod   the, pvej.spect  stag-c  'and may be  classed  as  a  mine.  .ping' ore now on Ihe dump ,        , j,  ' Authe head of quarlz creek,  a tributary of Bull river, i.s the  .star  group,   upon   which   work  wilh the okVworking's,   ���'���in   any  way"' it should   not  have  taken  engineers   six  ii.   and  in  the end, to-be unsuccessful. ,'  lie '     It may bo interesting  for you  , and  your  rcadeis  to know, the  situafion of fhe ore   bodies   that  we  have  lately   found       ll was  , not   luck'   or (good   fortune,   buL  0 will shortly bo resumed and  the  mine thorouahlv^xploited. ''rho'the  ' company's  showing i.s such as to lead lo.rhclf,0"1**' U^ ir, anfl(ftnd  belie I that the properly will join  the rank of .shippers  before  reason is ended.  The 'Tontine on Tanglefoot  over the divide from Boulder  creek', was fairly well developed*' n<  lasl season.    Thc work of Cnrtli   I RimJ"��'y :' ���snll oi a careful sLudy  t!i' exploration  A\ill   be   resumed  before   lQ,ng\__JTho   owners  are  confident thai ore of a   shipping-  e'rado  can' be  extracted   and   in  The .shaft is now' luo'feet. and at  the ��� S;0-fo'o1 leyplv drifting ''-both  ways ou the vein has commenced Some ore. is being taken ou,l-  loi- shipment        ' ' ��'-���������  " From Cranston.     -    ; o  Koberl Deinjisey caihe in irom  Cranston on Tuesday   last.      He  report? considerable   activity in  There  are  about  hat section  New Home ior Eootenfiy Cluh. '  The   plans   and    -pneiiicaftons  for   Iho   new   residence   oi    the  Kootenay, Club  have  just   been  completed    by    Harry     Brown.  Ment ion '��� of   the   building    was  made in a  recent   issue  ot- Triu  Pjto.sp,.:cToir.   As completed the  plans show,a building' :j.j.\-:!:i feet,  one.-tory    ���  The  reception  hall  or st runnel's room i.s J Ox! I   foot,  the reading room is   l-lxi\)  feet,  the, card   room   113x11   icot,   the  billiard    room    l.'xlf)   feel. ' bar  about lOx'10   teel:   off-from  the  billiard  room"  is  a .wash-room.!  rfrid . adjoining    tJie   bai-   is-an  am])l��J collar ahd\s W c-loscty.'^A'  large bay window n�� the reading  room will   _rive  a'view   up  and  down the st reel.     The building  will be  a   neat  cottaec.     When  ,complole;d  it   will   represent  an  expenditure of about si.i'OO.     If  will be the 'most   comjilote  club  oa^t of Is'elson. >>  Tenders foi- construction were  asked'lor Ihis week.  and hoped.thai tln\y -would reach   ^"'"'"uced thai it would be   n-e-  Lady.-iniih in a  week.       c k-ss   to   siorni    Ladysiiiiih.    and.  '���/  i?  b  'arge quantities.  ) , The machinery which will be  in.sialled on the Dupont and Big-  Chief, on Boulder Creek i.s sufficient evidence. Io ll'io outsider,  that tho properties are regarded  fi.s of groat value, in fact the  mines are now being- fhoroughly  developed.  The     Golden     Five,     I oca led  seven   years    ago,,,   i.s   'another  promising-   property    of    which  great' things are expected.   When  ihe worlc now being done is com-  pleited. ilis   believed 'ihat   shipping  ore   will    bo   encountered.  Some rich ore  was  taken   from  llio property several years  ago.  On  Tracy  and   Lewis  creeks  there  are  a   number  of   claims  which bid lair to become   producers this year.     On Lhe dump of  the Estella there i.s considerable  ore of a'shipping  grade.     The  John L., Minnie AI.   and   Tiger,  will   probably  join   the   procession Ihis year.  The Black- Bear on Alark  creek i.s another- claim which  has been advanced far enough  be a shipper.     It   is said that  'of the lormation that solved the  I problem. Work was performed  on an entirely new plan, and  carried out lo oil her success or  failure. s  ���This.work was done on a vein  ���of hematite iron - mixed withc  j marcasUb and with lead stringers  | occasionally appearing after the  i work was started.  I This vein was'continuous, and  at .">_' feet six inches of galena  was met wilh. seeing this, it was  100 men engaged in getting out  ties between Cranston and .lalimy.  Some Swedes owners oi a copper properly about one mile below Cran.sion have taken out  supplies and will develop their  properly. The showing on5 the  claim is said to be excel leu(.<���  Tho'Empire Mining Company  will shortly commence to ship  ore and will b/ing it to Cranston.  Stone; A- Stewart arc doing a  spkmdid business at their   hotel..  " To Be tt Recruit ing- Station.  Sergeant Mu'rnetl of the.N. W  decided foholp matters,   as  the M. p., Will opem a recruitiiur of.  rock was hard '-and at' times we lice at, Fori Sieele   on   Fobruarv  had diorile almost displacing Iho ruli, for tho purpose of secni-in'"  iron"-to   sink   a   shaft   :��()   feet recrnils for t ho Lord Slrat hcona  loo first ore to be shipped over  J ho Nortli Star branch railway  will come from this property.  i ahead of Iho face of tho drift,  this was done and ore struck',  Which proved lo be jn'l'eet thiek  ������This i.s the strike, and as I  have said, bears uo relation to  the old workings a I all."  By correcting your statements  and publishing ihis loiter, you  will oblige, yours faithfully,  ! d. L. Pakicisk,, Superintendent.  To Change the Name.  The Black Bear Alining Company may possible be compelled  to change its name owing lo lhe  fact Ihat another company of  the same name existed. Air.  Estmere had asoorfaiimd that  there was no company of that  name, and asked that it be reserved, bul owing to some mistake Iho othei"  company   got   in  *    Come and S*e Us.  There are mining pmspects in  this disLrict many of which  with  development bid.fair   to  become  mines.     It is well known   Ihat  a  prospect need not of a surety become a mine but a mine must   be  made Irom a   prospccl.      In   the  mountains near Fort Steele there  are  piospecfs  with   remarkable  surface showings,   which   would  attract mining men,   wore- their  attention 'directed  lo   thorn.-. bul  for   some    reason,    the- 'natural  modesty of the average prospector prevents their making known  lo  il-yp   world  what'they   have.  The prospectors are noi inclined  to  be' exhorbilant  in   pulling a  price upon their properly.  This dislrict now offers  belter  The ua1i\es persi.sl   in   assert  ing    that   General   .louberi   was  killed by a shell outside of Ladv-  siriith      From'tollable sources n  is believed that   General   Bft I lei  i.s already on his   way  lo   Lady-  smilli,"having again crossed   the  Tug ol a river.    An official   state-  mout    shows   that    ihe    British  army in the field or on   the   way  total   i'i3,Odd  men.   the   largos)  force assembled in a century   Of  tho number   70*100   has   not "yet  been bi aciion.    , Colonr-k-Baden-  Powoll in a message Jan.  17. reports all well. ���Hc has.advanced  the garrison trenches,   and  ban  the enemy on   throe  sides  well  ?out oi rille range. ,,vkiti  ,;.V'V  n,  During   tho   trip   across   iho  ocean to Cape Vord>.,iho batteries of iho .second Canadian   coii-  fingeul tost fourteen horses.  London.    Friday.     Fob.    i\���'  Georco   Wyndain,' under-parliamentary see-rotary Joi'war, made I  a remarkable decimal ion   m   the  House of Commons   loday.      lie-  said thai Britain will  have   in   a  fortnight    |Si),C()i)    regulars    i..  ���Soulh    Africa.   7.000   Canadian-  and   Auslralian,    _!(;.(KK)'   South  African   voluntoors.      This  announcement was   received   with  wonderment.    Oi ihis total 2FA.-  (>(to men, with  \T>2 guns,   all   are  thejre with theoxceplion oi about  1.-5.00O on the water.    This i.s tho  Liriiost iorco1 Britain   has   ever  put in the  iieid.  London, - Fejib. ??2.��� Winston  Churchill enabling yesterday, advices the lJritish��publlc.to nerve'  o])])orlunities to the mine in  vest or than any other seel ion of  Horse-. Hero i.s an opportunity i |hu province: the prospects are  for young men who wish to seojall easy of ac-e-ss. at tho most  .service. It) enlist lo serve under j not to exceed ten miles from  Col. Sam Steele of whom then  i.s no more popular nl'ticui'.  Delayed Mails.  The first letter mail from Spo  kane since Wednesday last,  was  received fin Monday.    On Satur  day there1 were tons of mail piled  i. There    are    many     prospects after application   for   the   name  i]i at Northporl. and iheaulhor  ities wore chewing the rag as to  who should do lhe fumigating,  ll was finally decided that Ihei  United Slates authorities should  disinfect lhe mail before iI cross  ed the. boundary.  any main travelled road. Tut;  PiioKi'KcTOK ha.s no hesitancy  in extending an invitation lo any  onq  to   visit   Ihis  mosf   favored  variety 'of  iins, all the  lo  kind of mines ho i.s  and    they   will    be  ll   i.s a   woiidorfu.  will   well   pay   any  ^oclion.    There i.s  mineral in I lie mount  " I intending investor need do,  signify what  looking   for  shown him.  coiinlry anel  one lo visil.  themselves for heavy-iqss.es? The  best part of his dispatch shows  evidence x��l" being ��� censured.  Hear Admiral -Lord' .Charles-  Borosford started ?for'. the 'con-'  linent this morning,"oh iii's'?w'ay  to Alalia to ta,ke command of  lhe British Afoditerraneah, fioet.:  Cape Town. .fan. ;:I.���British  force with artillery arc: reported  as having occupied Prieska. and.  are now encamped there.  Hotel Arrivals.  AVindkok: ��� .Martin  Charles       Lafontaino,  that the boi'ibsirfliij.'nt ,^-,]]   t.01,i  tiuiK' nieil'ective, has tlecided o:>n  achainreoi t.iciius    h'u��e ijimn: -"  ties  of   timber  and   -and   bag-,  ami  hundreds   ot  ' K'aflir-   hy\e  bei-n sent irom Pretoria and J.>-  h,inii"sber�� and Pretoria lo)' ijk--'  purpose  of   eiamninir   th"    KlitJ  river  tfomo   miles   bejow   L.idy-  siiiah. the iilea being to flood the  town, and drive the soldiei- and  inhwbitanls   out   ei    the    bomb  proof,covers  .so,a,s   u>   expu.so  ,thom lo -hidl  fire.  Tho  adiniraiity ,-have   warned  all half-jiayoilicWs tp hold themselves in, readiness 'for  service.  This wilh'Uie fact that  all   able  Sea men  not thoroughly experienced    have,   beo'i?    withdrawn   ��  from   the, channel  srpiadron.   is  ialcim lo indicate (he early   mob-  ilzalion of ihe reserve-   ileet.   especially the A   U.ulivi-ion.      At  a mooting oi the army and navy  members of iho  House   of   Com--"'  mons, yesterday a rcs->li,liou (.-x  prossiny absolute  court 1,-uro   in  whafovei        the       GuM-niineyit  thoughl    iieciP-siiry   conunandod  only two voles.      Icisicul o! this  ;i   I'OsnJulion Wiis'"atlo!)ief|.   ask-  hm-for Ihe immoeiiiite lormafiun  ol a homo defence It,ice  London. Feb    1.--A   dispatch  to the Times irom   l'i��-lerniaritz-  b-ij'u.    says   Colonel   Thoinp-im  had a n.irrow escajie   last   week  Ho weun io m..oi a  liovr 'flag   o:-  li'uco.   but   h iviny   become   mis-  jMcipus . he. told, the; Boor: coin-.?! :  inandor? he ���'������ 'Wq'uld .,. hot ? parley-   ?  Boflri-etired/and the BoWi-s;-"fared"7: "���'  a volley, the Colonel only escap-?.. ���  ing ih consotiueiice.pf bad'shoot^?  ing.-' ' ?'���:���'���.-''       ;. '' -: ���,'-���'-������ ���-;���" . .-.';--; ? :-? . -;  ??LondQn-y,Feb..?;j.^Wiuston?? -  ���Churciiilf'in-.-a. furtiior .'ci'i.spatch'''.'������"  to the. Alorn ing .Post :iu , which ?  he,describes the crossing qf.'-'the'.'.:?'  Ti.igohi.river says:; The army is  .'exasperated....not defeated: fien- ���?','  ei'itl Buller will- persevere aud ; ;^-  I come out right.. in   the " end.      '  wi  j     The man who expects lo buy a  jmine fora  few   hunelred   elollars  1    ��� | will inakei a great, mistake.     It is  A New Loan Company. j probable thiit, a small amounl   of  H.   E.   Gilles   of   Viincouver. i money will purchase a  mentions  representing the Montreal   Loan I prf-spool,   which   (lie   purchaser  * Investment Company,  was   bijmusl   proceed   lo    make    into   a  which with further dewlopmonl j had been made by Air.   Estmere. I town during the week and  after!mine.  Ueistan,  ., Phillip  AJmin. Hugh - D. '".Henderson,  Aloyie-: ft. C. Davison, Nelson:  Allan \). Dod��, C. A. Carman,  Vancouver: .1. C. Nelson, Dupont: F. Palmer. A. ft. S. Forest  Cranbrook': Sim Palmer, ���������Kimberley: II. E. Grill is, Victoria.;  Ed Alallandaine, Creslon; D.  Granger, ('ana,! Flat:'H>.H. Weld  Victoria: A. T. Caldwell, .1. T.  Sanders.  Bull Riven'.  To the People of Fort Steele.  Halifax. N. S., January   i'li.  To���Tni.: Bud.si'KCTOK,  Fort Steele. B. C.  Dear Sir:---  We desire to 'express to the poo  \   .Sparks From tho "Wires.    ;",-,  ���ix-rii'il iciTii|.:.|'itc)s|,.|V,..|-ol(,  .������'.,  Via'Winnipeg,. - February :._?.��� ���  Adisiialch. states that.' tlie Emperor of China is not doiid.;   ?"���:;  Permission to form tho Winnipeg Light Iii Ian try. will-be made  at once to tlie Ottawa .Minister.  Miss.   Rankin .' 'ii>-"promising'���  young society lady' Of  Calgary?  was    inst an iiy. killed,    jmiipimr  from a buggy. 0.   ' ' '.   .     ,   '"',  From ro.1 iableTsourcos it is bo-  lie.vod that Bailor-i.s already on  his way.lo Ladysmith.  Cplonoi Slo'ele will he given ' a ���  le.stimoniiil by' his fi-iends pre- ;  vious lo hi.s.dojiiii'ini'e. '   ���  .The. Globe patriotic fund noVv  anionnls io. ����2,70s.-  Wasliingtoii'.D. C. Febriiiiry 1'  Se'naHir I 'ot tigrew jirecipitafed'  ;!_ shinny scene in iho United  Staios Sena techy, a statement, regarding Aguiiiitkh), which he  attributes lo Admiral Dewey.'  ,'.' f\ 'HE PROSPECTOR,  FORT STEELE,  B. C. FftftllFARY :', 1<>0).  ^V   ��t*   ������* __G/ ^2!__7  ������*  -8-  ft  ;^^��Sr^&.S:;S<��S������S ���"SS^S^SS-SrSsS-S^  IT   PAY  TO   TRADE    AT  ��� .(, <.?. .C' v$>  ; -*- -6- -#��^  ft   '  ^QSyiGOlfLET!  ���'';���"'��������� ���'.-���:���:;;;,.-,,, ���/,,-���;. ".'...V. :��,\. .-.,.:,;,..'.-'. .'tfO', ..-'<'.     ," ��� .���-"':������'.������.���/;   -.V,.-, ,.:;":'..���:'?<?<:,.  KOOTENAY EMBRflGING FULL LINES OF  ;-'^y'::ry-?'"EM^tS^  ' ��� ���'���'���'���".     :��� ;'J'.:??!'    ?.:-'rf-'.'"-  v' ,Jy-'" ��� ;' ���'.'-?'''?' ' --" ,':', y- 'J  Sajild; Eiirniturc  Groceries, Glotliing  )Yj  one  DPPII6S '  Goods, Kelts   ������     �� - ���  Fobtwear, Ladies aml  r  Gents Furnishings  ' �� ' ' O    ��  undersells  us  H.   GILPIN?  lyyyyj  ,,CertifieaWot?ImprWemenW ������' *���*''���-'*'?-y??'������' -'':. '<:"���,��� "'' ���'���-%'"  -. - ;���;���������������������: '<������ I.,.���.:��� ���  ,'��� ���.  -  -.."���..������ -    ���:--���-,������   ������ ,; -.f-| ���   ���-.    , y, . 3 ,.���   i:';..-'. ���-������ ::. ,-y ���������;���: ' ,���'������.'��������. ��� ::..:. yy.y;  y\Wdif7T\me^yy:y777yy^  ',.,. '?7 -y .,.'-Yi,m ,;-.i'15;-:>Viint';tli��-4^u-*v anel'.'fuifos'r  .'���.-���;�� vvar'yiiy^y Vecdc; ���will':':' f:na,. iy:iii jTiie  . i.y;\\"i,iniipej>?Tribiuie.,',,., ,rfj><yii;I yirrii'ftgfe-.  yii'onti- iuiyi;ir-be'e'iiy^tnpi<5t.eel>;by;,���'���.The"  y- .yyvsERAh ivc-'iV;.iMw..:,.������; ^y  !���-'..'',-?.'. ,v'? '.O'okm y)i,;:--',.^"':;c,-;':'->.  ; CEirmtt-ATK.(li?.fi,'jl,KK*:'VE.VKji:rs;::  .-.-,  notice;;^ yy   y^y-"-.-.^^^^  ������^GeinyiiYid'rkony^yv^  ,-;,Ketri��icrcd'lhe1Stlr(l;iy;of Jul\   A  D.IM'U  yr-HERJ3BY"tEKTliTY tliiil I li.ivc llii- liny  .'/.'������If.���;', registered 'ihe,��G'emSihcr-LiMcl Minini:,  . . .,.  ..,,..   ,,   ... ... .   ,          . , ,    ..        aiHiSmeltiriL'.CiJmpiinyr'iis.iiiii:\u.i-l'io-iiiie:iiil  ���jiieitf-S n''7��^ ,S'):   !l"d lo  enii.VjTJisti-ict.  ^, -' \yhen; yioe  tfi:  '.CKRTlF.LCAU'E-O'fV.'miE KECllvrKA'l'lON Of  : r ax KXTiiA-PKOvixqiAi. comi'axy.  ii'yfj ,'';., "'./''���������������-^COMHASIKS-.-Ai.JT;. I1-17  the 'hem ���: silve/t-leav' ������������mining    a'.d     smelting  ������",'���"��� ~:"'".��� Company." ���  ...   ... -,���..........         ....,.,.,.,,: ...,.��� ���., I ..ih'r;-ti'iV'thne'S"ti;.Veek'..'Tbe D.ulv-TribiViie  ryryTatfe--''.'^ ^ireai���interest  i'^Mi'.S.Xo^iiW^    ' Miner's Cenilli'iite Xcy;:��Sng.cl  inteiick, sixty  M^F^aysfi'iim-'iliciVliite  yy^'-m^ijeporeler^o^ '  ' ;?   ;6rtlic)Vpiirr)j& of otjtsi li'iinf; ii ''(JiiowirLJviint of  yyy ihe>lwve.ejii,��� y.  "yy".;",''Ariel fiirtiiei; lii'lcej'JM<;<:.'��*?,.���'���l?��'V:.'''i"\'*!.,''''!f,^ltilV  ..���^iS'Sm'lon-itt^iniisi'.liu'.upH  ^'���yaricci'ofyiicliidei'titieiites orimiMJovejiiiunlsl -yy'.  svy.v-;:!-'y-Uitii!rt.Uiis'24tli\<liej\  7:syf-4ySii:s7':y-:.,yiiQsyr, Me-viTi'IK/ywiiL:-,:.  Ddii't,   fen-get;.tti:it ;it.'wyinuilcdyei  ^i?��^:::^ddrc^?,fc:m^ocvf^ Thehtiiclomeeof the Comp.iny is siiuute in  foi" ���'! lnQntllH.*. -7':     :���:-������'i--: 7:y7x':^: yyy^^e p\xy6i%)i(^��n^^t.ntv;ot Wiishinirton. U.S.  ^he,;��W66KlyyTnDL(rie:;/.;   :y,^y ;.;���,:.;,;j.y :yrr^iinibiiiit;pf,.tlie'eiii>ital'i:.f  the  Company  ??:;?? y?;^'Minerat;Act,?l'896:y-y;,;yy  ���."yy:yy'-y^'yyrti-yviiM i-v).:^,'.., : r-y,;"...'  ���^;-'; V^/7/y/^j/y  ?;???.*'' :,?/"'?y??; NOTIQE??; 'v.;'?;���;'';���;yy  ���,: 7:V?Eih?nilcVi\liiii!i-!ij Cl'ii iii i si I nil i'y II'/11 |e-  Kofi  ?t?teelci Miiiiiii: Division of Seiiitli H:isl Kcioieiiiiy  yi>l^rii:i.v  :r,':-7yy':.y'r'-'--7'7'-y..,7 --���''-:.,,;.-..'���.:  ';������'������������' Wliere l..e:iloilJ^-rOn   l.ost  Creel;, mid .,is.ir  .'iioi'l'.li"i:iisl'e;i'ti extc-iisicin ��>f' llu:  Mi's't,,extension  of tlie; I.lis! Cliiiiieej niinei'iil eliiini.:' ' ,   . v  f 'I'nUe, iicilleVii-'llmi. LrWaltei-ifyiuiArsiliilen  -Kit.' Miiiei->s CcriiIleale.Xejc-yi11!"!:!:!. intend.  ?ixiy.clays rrcnii the ciateliemiC IcV apply to the  , Mlniili-' l-'eecircler for a e.'i.T'tiiii'iite of lni|)i;ove-  : TneiiLs;. foi- tile pnrpose or,:.ilii.iiiiii,ii>' a qre{,w,ii  .  Grant of l.iie alieve eliiim. .',���: ' ': 7    ^ '   -���'  .And fiirilie'i-iaUe tixlic;.-' tl'inL 'cic-lioii. under  .Kt-iTtioii :|T. niii'sl be itoiniiieiit-edliel'iire,lice,issuance of swell Ci-Hilleatcy-f .l.iiipi'-iveiiients^,.������"���;.���  ���U-X   ���'���' '..���'������'vVAIVrKlf'.A'ASAKSOAliEN.'''''  .':"' ���I.iateci this :iillh day -if irietoher. ISM.'  carry-out or effect all or any of the objects lierc-  inafterseifoi-liitowhieh ilielef-'ishiti^ e .uullui'-  ity 6' the I.egisiiiiure.of Hritish Coluinbiii  ex-  tericis?:':::?';'^:'::'.??''.'"';::^--?::--'1  D  acitic  U. COHN  TAILOR       c  AND IMPORTER OF ���      '  '-     FINE WOOLLENS  -Rocky- Mount ni n Avonuo  ���   Fort Steele, B.G.  UNDERTAKERS  ^ EMBALMERS  I'l'C'sciu ndclress MACliS .t iH.'OHKS  Opposite Hani; of Oomiiieiee '���  e:KA.\'iiiuie)K.  Tele'i-'nipli eiiclcr.s prcinipi ly aitendi-d to  .'ni.e., o-i'Oiit:'.family.''',n6'ws'j)a'iJtiiv..,iincl  Hs JTS.ixKi. divieieclflintp , 1,50(1.00(1 ^li.nes of live  !'��:'ehi eiicK.-..-'V'j- ���'y:77i:y7y.:.'''.        f)  Railwaij  And  ./atMiiet;^ rrieneiy^Hi"l):t!?fi^; 112.;-;whnnnsyy:. The heiicl bfflfce,of,ih'eeqoihp.nn in this Prov-  pf .reiicliiig'Shattbi',;eii,ch"istfiie---^i.s 'anrt .1.  Hou^li-  'n;oiii7iiow?Uv;'s'littiiiai^'!]; II'1"1"-  --���,;:?������..��� ������-' 'ysy ���":>���* --'v*7--'��7',V*-^"^'/-.V''4'-i--!~^':-.'''~."----"-.''."':Av:'"��t.<^I_>.".sina/.,wl-oj*��i=;<:iicl<li-CM��*.;.:I"��  Sullivan   Hill  Only,; 0nG" Doll3x.y-" :,r'y.!:;.*��-.'^ company.  Only  ;-./,;t.J7       , , ,...,.   ,..,. ,.  ,....,,,��������� (. ,, ... ....  '���-'���':., l.ty'(iiTtain'.s',the^'c()iri))lcitci'���\yar;'n'ew.s  :oryii(; Veelc.1,,; ���:,-"':: ������ yy ''.y::-.y:7y': y'y.y.  ;,-.-.':c,y.riiij'-.,;16i;ii(',- goiierul'. eleut.iej'iikyfon  .Maiiilolja-iU'c al lianel...������-���TKer'.p'oihi'iiion  r.ele;iotit)iis;.-:.Mia.yr liejKVto.yeii'y; far. away,  '���p<7n"l,;bcj)iislcd.\vitliy  i-epeirls.. ' sjiiliscrrilie fen- Thi; jTHb'iiiio.,,  iw.li.icfi',-' puljli.slic.s , tjic actiuiiyflieits' aneV  iillou-S'Lhc iiuojilu ::to'...jiitl<rei^^ :foi' ..tbtrni-,  selves.,   Aeltlre.ssal] eirelors ret  '.       ,  ''  The Tribune '.'.'Publishing Co., '^     ?  y?   ��� '���?'���-,;.'���''"'������ ��� ;'!���-'  ,'   Winnipeg.;.sv  ' Land   Purchase.  .   yy ,���>:;,:..-��� notice..-,,..--: ;   ���,-',;.;..:,  Xolice is hereliy. jriynn that iui applieiilimi  will.; licj.inacle ,io ,1110 Ceuislative Assemlily of  thcr Province of Hritish Columbia a I, its. iiext.  session' for an .-Vet to incorporate a ���Coiiipiiiiy  :-���'���.I iyitli power to,construct. ec|uip. lnai'ntain. anil  ,:;��,. j operate, tele;phone;;anclvleleariiph lines,within  v ;��� '��� | aiiiLthrcnu-'houi tlufProvince of Hrilish Coluin-  "���J iii:!.'iiii'd.io e,ohstnict: erec.-t. and liiiiininiii ..such  and so many pole's and oilier woi-Us'ancl devices-  iiry for inahin:  SOO    LINE  J, The.iime of the existc5rieeJ of the i.'oiiipany  is 'lifiy^yea'i'sV':y,;-'.7":": ���."'."."'.';.':::').' '  yy Tins���objects- for/^whieli  this' Company has  been established are:��� '��� ,   .,.,'-'',.  To work:' openit'e:������..liny, sell lease locale,  iieciuiie, procure; hold ii'ne.1 deal in mines metals  'aiiii iniiienil claims bf,every:Uind and ilcsi-i'lp-  tion,..within ihe United States' Of Ameriea and" T*j����-4,  in tlie Province of British Coluinbia to carry ���*"���*��*  on,'ancl "eoniiuci a general niinini.' niiioIiIiik.  milling and reduction business- to piocure. ac-  acciuii'e.r liblcl.',erect and operate elecIrie and  power..plains for the purpose o* minim.' and  treatiiif.' ores, unci for the. purpose of fui uishiiii:  jlilfhts' aiid uruiitiu'i; power: to bond, bin . lease,  locate and hold ditches. Humes and watei I'lsilu-..  .'to'construct,".;,lease, buy. sell., Iniild and opei.Ue  ra il roads..ferries..triiniwaysa nil,othei mciiiisol  transpbrtiition , for ti'iiiisporliiiK oh-s iniuinj;  aiid other.uiatcirial: , to" own; boiiel buv. -ell.  lease a nil locate timber :a iici,,', limbei ela nn-'  to purchase wr otherwise a'cciuire'ancl uiulerluke  all' or any part of thebusint-ss. propel tv anil  Kooil'-wili and liabilities of any coinp.un. coi-  pbrntioii. partnership or person carry i:vr��n anv  business wjiiiili this Company is authoii/ed to  carry on. or,which is,in any respect similar lo  thevobjects of tin's Company, or which i- cap-  ble- of liK-ihii coiiduct'ecr so "as direc tl\ or in  ���cl  CANADA'S    NATIONAL    HIGHWAY  America".-. CJi'uut Ti'aiiscoutinc:iii:il Line  '    AXD 'TIIK  World's'Pictprial Route  (Jives Llictinlv ilireict'.��ei"vie:e from  K()OLi;iidij Country  To nil Points  EAST    ��nd    WEST  First Class Sleepers  on all Trains  TOUUIST CAItS'pa��� .Medicine. Hat.  Daily lor Si. I'aul. .Smitlays and  "Wednesday- for 'i'oronlo. l-''ridays  lor Montreal and lio.-tein.  HARRY   BARR  ' Fort Sfeele, B.C?:  General Blacksmith,.  ! , r i     (  , H ' i.     -  ���        HORSE SHOEING,  (    AND JOBBING.  Mining    Work    a    Specialty.  Why Not Invest In   ,  KIMBERLEy  The Leadville of East Koptenarj  ' H miles from jthc" fiimous  Nouth Stau 'raino. j-'l} miles.  ir'roni Ihe' Suu.tyan mine.  Kauifman House  MOYIE CITY, EAST KOOTENAY. B.C.  , mouth', of  chains: tlienceii.Octli. O'li forty; chaiii-rtb.-nc. ^,.yi���iity aforesaid,  aiid. -to  purchase 'of mobey in such manner as the Com,, nn shall  west <4in forty chains.:- thence n .'t-tn  new, oi.e,.; , ,,..,������ -.���,.-' ������������' . ....,.,  ,.        ,     .,,      .,        ,,   ���,..,',   ,.,,,   ,.v,-,ir<' imiri-: '"' lea-.,.-', loi any term of years, aiiy.ieleplione.cir   see lit.  hundred chain.-: thenee ea-t. c-n), . n.ur..-. inut,   . ..... i  ���ji-.le.st.' i:o:W.>.s'i.'iiniiiv of  KIU .i-iyer:   rheneu- v.d-  U)\viu?weSi li'iii|.'K,of. Klk'r-vev in   a   ^ncuheriy  direction ,io. pl.-cce ���<'. ii-s-dntiiiii.'.in nil; cl.ni'O on,  thcuVuiii! !icre> iiij'.r.evor'!e.---; ���'���',������, ���������  , '������,-���, '  ' "    -, .    '.\..>M'-l>Ot.'.e;'AI.I....... .;.  ������    .-fiated ihls'Ki'ih >v>vcmlie'K.I"!'.���.       !>-'"'J    ���  ;;, ���''���,: notice..,;���.  '���', Take not if" 'thin I. Klh'ii .Sucitii !iit.;ie.!.  ���'iiioiith i'i,fict-.iar..-. to m.'ii;-.- :ip)iitc;cri(,u t"! v  cii:l-e ih.' fi:.11.:..'.>-iiiL'-.ia'>i.l   isiSoutii' I .:.--���, K.��  nay \-i'-    .   .       ���'"���., ''���'..,  iv,imn'ciii-'ir.u;',"at '���'���'   |!.--t ���l>,i.intc-..i.,;jeai'  nortii >vi.->t ,c.-',.,rii,'t, :,i  ��� :,-y\'Ur ��� l'ie!.:,-:-:!:-- -  !  vmptloli:   >)l.-uce li...rt,li''flU-:iaiils:    '.\\-".:,:>\, >'���  . -Jet'chilin.-:. c!ic;ni,e -cmtli ���.ii.ciia;!.-:   ' :,-��� M-<- '���  Cl) ,'li:nn- ro the .place of Iwu-imiinir..     ,     .,r  Date-'.I at'l'on. Stv'd���. 1J. C, ���thi- -.'r.-i  day  l>'-ceinl��*r. '.t-'-".'.  STOCK    LIST.  -i  leleurapli   liiic C-tablishc'ii;,)!' to he.estaldishc'cl j;   . .i'ilve.ii_ under niy   lianel and ���seal ol dlloe ,u  in iiiiii.-h l.'oluiiit.iii   connected,  or  ic.i  he coiiii Victoria.' Province  of  llritish Otiltiiiiliia.   Ihl-  lieet-d. Siih ill,-   line evhicli lh>: <;ompaiiy juay j ls-th day  of July. one. thousand oiiihl hundi'td  cunsiriict. and to' a'iii'altrnniiili; with or lease  its ] tmd nihety-iiiiie.   . :      "..,:'.'���  line ���>:��� line-, ,.u; any portion.or portions ihereo;'. |     ',,|l..s.'l       ��� 8. V. WOOTTON  to.iii.v e'',M!pany jjo.���es.-iiittiMis   in'Oprieiur..  any i ^-1-      Iteiyinli-it,!- iif .Jiiiiil, Slorl: (.,'11111)111 n ii S.  line  ���,! .'telephone or telcj.'niph I'oinninnii'aliiiii j;���_:_-; :--���,- ~ : ���   .������.���liiieelln.: oi" I" 'I'i; connected, with'ilie said ,|  i'*,n,,p:lhy- line ,M" lil;e-,.alid to !>crro\v inc?U<?y.i  fur the purpo.-e.-oi lhe 1 'oinpany. and to pledge j  .ir niiir'l'aee any ot; the c'oinpany-- (.a-set- lor {  ���hat pi'irp,,-,'. and to receive, hcnu-i1.-. or jn'ivil- I  .,e,.- tic,in any p"i-ciii in--body corpora le. and \  nitii .ill o.ifiei-ii-cial. uece.-sary cm- inci'denial j  vii'hts. pc.ivi-i--. or |irivile��i-s'a�� may lie iieccVs-'i  -a: v or nic-i.ieiil'nl t,, ll;,- iiUiiiniiielit of I he alio ve j  ,,-,..,,..;���,- ,,,���;,nv'Vif tiii-iii.-    .      ' , .  .   .  I  l>��;,,,l this, Ifiiii cia v ,,;' l.ic.-c:,-ni!,er. isii'.i. 1  '.'������������ ���    ��� '.). K'.,J!|.)OU-.\-,' ���   I  ;.;,,        ..      .-vilieii,,!- i-ii- 1 hi-. A|iplieaiiis.  !l  C.  NOTICE.  :Elll])jl"0   ..'...;. .  : .  '."'.  . .  ,  13.1 iicW Bciar-.'. ..... ,..?..,'���-, -'Ay  Ivi.inb.erley .Consoli'diiled  1 (>e.  Can    recommend    Empire   and  |,',i--,t|iar r. I-:. ('.'.. rt.'olfi..,lutei.d, I"  ci'ale. t.'> make aplilieafi,'!:.. :��� P1  lluivHr..; iaiid ia's-oath Kast   Ko,v  ���   Tick-'  nivrith a  ' chase ih.  nay v|/..   ' ���'     .  rc,!iiinei.,,-hi:/  al   a    11,1-1  chains v.e-t of !.ae -.,,;,Hi ������lift.  I'lcWcrillli .-.    pl-e-i-l'ilpl.i.H;..       'I'  eliaiiV- ; i In-nee .-a-i ';" ehali,-  c.hiiins-. il",i!!,<- '���'''-' '" ''���','"1  l.��,;;iiiiiin:'-..  |-||li.  d  111.  l-'ol't Steele    If ' .'  ji,.,,,>li,l���,.,r 'l-ili'.  READ.  ���-' ���'���     FOR, SALE.       ?;.  '   An ���A'niai't.'-aiiii.iior' iw ivi.riniio; iny I Black Bfjarjor quick,,profit.  ti,ii!iinu' .'i't.'.-iu-'z. '  in-'- nvc-r, (III pel'i-'cuitei      .,. .-.'..      ,.'....'.���  'cif,o-<-.lel.'   \V',:i'j'i;ii   with puu-i.-i- _S.(Kll| )lis. i        ._    . _^       *   '  Made iri ���V-iinur, J'e.r l',-i.-.lnt,i-  in iiiiani- i CrhaS.     XjtSXltLGVG.  ::ain i-iiliui-   -i-e.'ui.i, !i'- ,-a.ti:li   near   thi- -SI',  Kuy.-ii'-  M i-;-ion. ' ' !  Mining and Stock,Broker  Westbound "Daily Train Eastbound  ,S..'i.'l lt:;i\c-   Kcirt Sicolc-.li'l   leave- Ki._K  11.1(1       "���- < Yanbieieilc "       l.'l.dl  Coiineicts Ti'i-wookly at Ala-  cleod I'or Calvary and I'Jdnionton  and Daily at Medicine.' IJ;il for  all jioinfs K.vs'i".  ( 'ciiiiioi'l- I l:iiiy nt Kiiolciiciy l.iiltelino  lnr nil pciinl- in WcM Kciciii,|ui\. Slnoan  .mil liniiiiiliiry I list rie-l.-. and Im l'aoilio  ('na-l and Main lino I'liinl- via ltc>\i>l-  -liilec  'riii'oii!4'li 'Piclcots Issued and  |{a._\',ua_>i' CMii'e:Iced to Destination.  CHEAP RATES to iho OLD COUNTRY  For rntc- ancl lull inlcirnial icin ad-  ilro��� iii'iii'i���l liii'til niii'iil. ���ii-  .1. W. I'UAXK I'". M. .MI''.mil"i;sT  A^l. I'nrl Sii'i-lc .Ic-i.     .\ot. ( 'raiilii'ciciU-.  \\". I'1   AXDKKSd.V        !���".. .1. COYU'.  'I'.I'.A.. Xc'l-cui.   A.(J.I'.A.. Vani'ciiivor.  The above liotel has been re-  confly^ereiclod. and neatly furnished throu��honl.  Cosy and Comfortable Rooms  The    l-iitr   siipplioci    wit li    the    l!KST  liranels nf Li(|ii(ir.- anel Cioar-.  HEADQUARTERS    FOR   MINING   MEN.  (,. ARNOLD  Ma Ices i"i>��iilar trips from I'Virt  Steele .I nnclion to l^ort, Steele.  FREIGHT OR EXPRESS  Deli\'ei-ed   on   day   of   arrival.  Leave orelers with  Al. A. \lftA\At.  \h     IO;  ic.-,    ol   ���  !���'.  I'  oi.i'.-u-s���iijipiy In  !-.MtVKV. I'.lrl  NOTICE.  ���l.i.'II.O !  : KimbcrlCA',  H.-iy.  THE PROSPECTOR,.  j. .,| I   -leej.  il:.,:  1.    Wiillicrn   I'ei-ry   Unliry,  :;���������  I l-iiril- '.hi.',  dine,    .|,|   !l|,|,l,v    III,  ei-'V,':  I .li-iel- an.I w.irU.-.,'|,i i>ui--  ; i ,.,.-|i I   l-.',,o|, nay Hi-lriel, '  ;i,i,ii..M i'|.;i:f|- iiim-.'Ky;-  H..l-..  in .-.   .'������. I!:,.i...--'   '      I .it  GRASSICK   &   OEMPSEY.  CONTR. \ CTORS  ,'?|, ?y���'    AND   ','.-.     ?'  ���  BUI FOB ItS. yy  Fort   .Steele   B.C  AXDR1-W  G0NTRACTOR  NKI DIG  ani'    BUILDER  norsr. .\.\'i> i-iei.v J'.\iN"n\i:  i alc'i'mixin'o .iml i" \im.k ii.\.n\;j.v:  Kdlir STHKI.R.   ft.  C.  l-y      All    worlc   pi'��)ifi|itly done;.  Shaving  ���' Hair Dressing Parlor  v. \i in i >i ic ni ii ism i  l;"ORT   STEKLK,  U.\0,  All' kinds of I.i si i t- worlc   ,   .  ,  i.i slpeeiallry.  A.J.GREZ,-  Noarly   20(1   mineral   uliiim.-,- s-nriimnnji  KIMHKIIJ.KV and depend on   it  fur .-upplio.-  The terminus "of the North Star  Railway Branch  KIMKKIM^KV i-lint a beioni Hiwrj-  teir -urnmnck-d by th'u LAHG1 vST S1L-  VKR-TJCAD MINICH IX TJHOAVOJILO  il. must, nccej.���arily ��� lici'omii ,i larye  city  For  a safe and profitable investment buy lots in Kimberlev  FORT STEELE    CHAS.   ESTMERE?  Sole /luent.  , RosLOlliee Address, ICimlierluy  vi;i Cranbroolc. ft. 0.  Fort   Steele  Bakery  H. ALIE.  Proprietor.   .  Riverside Avenue, Opposite Post Oi'lice.  CITV __.,.  KAKI-RV  MRS. UNDERBILL.      Proprietor.  Proprietor  KEEPS   CONSTANTLY    ON    KANO  l<vri's[i l:!roae] aru'l Ca,ki;s  ��� l^'resh JJ'i:-.iiils ove;ry day  ���J^rosh A'cige'tiiblo^ .?���  : Fresh-Eggs      ;'���"'  Fresh Milk-'aud'.l.ii.if.i,(jir J.  THE PROSPER  )R. FORT STEELE.  MMWJi'Y  V. 'iii  (she i? inspector.  r��  SA'J U.tDAV. KICJJKUAltV  HKKl.  ���I  fn  to  MONDAY'S NEWS FROM  '   THE   TRANSVAAL.  Spi'clul in TuK I'lici-i'KC-ieiii.  London, Jan. 2f>. ��� The follow-,  ing i.s the text of General Bullers  ���dispatch, dated Spearman's  Camp, Jan. 27. General Warren,  has driven back the enemy and  obtained possession of the southern crest of tlie high tablelands,  extending, from the lino of Acton  Holmes and Hougerpost to the  western Ladysmith hills, from  J.amuary 20 until January 2"> he  remained in close contact with  the enemy.  The enemy, .held a strong position on ranges of small kopjies  stretching northwest to southeast across the plateau from Ac-  ?.on Holmes through Spoin Koj  *o tlie left bank of the Tugela  river.  The actual position  held   was  (-perfectly   tenable,   but   did not  Send itself 10'an advance, as the  southern  slopes-were  mo steep  ��� i3iat Warren could not get uu effective artillery position, and the  water 'supply was difficult.  On January 2?> I assented to  .hisjattacking Spion Koj, a large  hill���indeed, a mountain���which  was evidently the key of the  position, but waS far more accessible from the north than the  .south. On the night of January  2'A he attacked Spion Koj, but  found it very difficult to hold, as  -its perimeter���the boundary���  was too large, and water which  he had been led to believe exist-  ed in this extra dry season, was  found to,be very deficient.  The crests were held all that  day against severe  attacks and  J jreary shell tire. Our,men fought  with great gallantry.  General Woodgate, who was  in command at' the summit  being wounded, the " officer  who    -succeeded    him    decided  'on    lhe    night, of   January   24  Lo abandon the position, and did  su bel'ore^dawn of January'25. '  New�� York,   Jan. -. 2T>: ���While  ��� 'little if aiiy- credence is to, be  placed in the alarmist dispatch  .from London, published by sensational papers inthis city, it is  noteworthy that all refer to-a  rumor   that ��� the   committee   of  ' jiabkmal defense which held a  iikoetiaig an London on Saturday  liacl decided to order General  White to surrender Ladysmith,  .e)r to make an effort  to  cut  his  that tinii'.had ���> any advantages.  I'or a.- !]����� JJoc!"-. nviM have felt  thorouyhlv dishe-'aru'ned a. tlieir  failure and 1 he tremendous loss  which they sustained. Unless  Ladysmith'i.s greatly in need of  relief, further movements on our  part are not expected for some  days.  The fact that Canada ha.-  answered so nobly to the call for  volunteers has more than pleased the people and great interest  is evinced in their doings.  The City of London volunteers  leave tomorrow and consequently are the heroes of the hour.  Nothing is too good for them, in  fact "Tommy Atkins" has made  rapid strides in tlie affection of  the masses, aud the appearance  of a warrior in khaki, and, leggings in the city, almost causes  a demonstration. He at any rate  must feel a,most important individual. Balfour's late speech on  the war has caused much disappointment, and is described as  jaunty, flippant aud frivolous,  and the most severe condemnations are from his own t most  staunch supporters; hardly ' a  paper supports il. But this will  not effect the position of the government so long as they take  ample and speedy measures' of  precaution against any contingency which may arise.    >  get inio what   seemed   1o   bo  an  ordinary -> ving hiinir in the center oi a good-sized room, and 1he  thing begin.-, to move.     It  goes  back and forth, and finally clear  over the top-  tliat   i.-   to   >ay   it  seems.-      What     really     lurn.-,  around   is  the  room   itself   the  swing  standing   perfectly  still.  It is a good illusion,'and when the  room was revolving rapidly there  never was a man who could keep  his head in the swing.  He seems  as if he must certainly pitch out,  and if the motion is kept   up  he  gets deathly sick.    But a pet cat  belonging to my friend   used ,to  lie on the edge of  the  seat  and  i  never turn a hair, no matter how  fast the thing was worked. The,  elder Herrnian told me that animals' were never deceived by  false' table legs, built up w:th  looking glasses and used in stage  tricks. They always passed'  around on the other side. I  guess they must <;ee better some  how than men.",  On-at  ���il ur; .  c-i'ilie'd: I  ,���. ij\ i  in i  wav out.  It'is reported from ,the Boer  .head laager at Ladysmith. that  the British dead leiton the battle  riekl yesterday. January 24, numbered JfiOO.  A LONDON LETTER.  Jan.  Leadenhall. London  ToTni-; Pkosimoctou:  1  have   no  doubt   that  a   iew  i .lines i>-oin ,Llio "'Foggy City" occasionally may bo of interest   to  you. also to the readers of  Tins  Puospkctok. giving some  idea  .of   Lhe   popular   feeling =of   the  , people at home em   the  war,   as  the?various events in South   Af-  A'ica'are enacted.  There is a lull in the excito-  ;inenLa,sit is felt that nothing  ���will be done until Roberts Kand  Kitchener have reviewed tho situation. The confidence of the  .entire nation is with them, and  jt is hoped and believed that  .their presence will turn  Lhe     -XiSe. Confidence      in  Buller has waned, as it is felt  ,l,hat both he and Methuen are to  .blame for attempting frontal at-  1 acics instead of flank movements  l>ut it is hard for us 1o judge, not  knowing the conditions and disadvantages under which thoy  jnay be working. It is also felt  /.hat wrong formations have been,  adopted, which have exposed  our inen to needless slaughter:  Ji owe ver the press is lenient in  vvith-holding judgment, until  the  ��n'd of the war.  Great disappointment is felt  ������Iii tliat Buller did not attack after  uiie failure of the Boers' attack-  on Ladysmith. a,s it was reason-'  jjblv felt that   a  great,   effort   at-  Distribution of Samples of Seed Grain  EDl'J'OK. PltOSPKC'J'OU:  Dear Sir:  y ��� Under   instruction   of   the  Hon.    Minister   of   Agriculture  another, distribution  of sample  packages of the best and   most  productive sorts of  cereals, &e'.,  is now being made from the Cen-  tral'Experimental Farm, Ottawa.  iThe distribution will  consist, as  heretofore,   of samples of oats,  barley,'field, pease,   Indian  corn  and potatoes.    Each sample, will  weigh three pounds.'   The. quality of  the seed  will  be. of the  best, the varieties true  to  name  and   the  packages  will  be sent  free to applicants,   through   the  mail.    The object in view is  the  improvement 'Of   the   character  and  quality  of  the'grain,   etc.,  grown in Canada, an effort widely appreciated, and the choice of  varieties to be sent  out  will   be  confined   to  those   which   have  been found  to succeed well at  the Experimental Farms.  , Thcseo samples   will   be   sent  only to those who apply personally, lists of names from societies  or  individuals   cannot   be   considered.   Only one sample of one  sort can bo sent  to  each  aj^pli-  cant. hence if  an  individual  receives  a  sample of oats he cannot also receive one of wheat   or  barley.    Applications should  be  addressed to the Director of Ex-  perimental Farms,, Ottawa,   and  may be sent any time before  the  loth of March, after which   date  the lists w.ill be  closed,   so  that  the samples asked I'or may all be  sent out iu good time for sowing.  Parties writing will please  men-  lion the sort of grain they would  prefer and should  the available  stock  of  the   variety  named be  exhausted, some other good sort  will be sent iu its place.   Letters  may be sent to the Experimental  Farm free of postage.  Wm. SAUNDERS.  Director Experimental Farms.  Ottawa. January 22nd. HKld.  The Strathcona Horse.  Canada is profoundly impressing the British public. ��The  Times says: "How immense is  the .reserve strength on which  England in a just cause can  draw, is strikingly revealed in  Lord Strathcona's munificent  offer. ., It comes from one who is  at once a Canadian citizen-and a  British peer." It adds: ,'"There  are not many countries in the  world where individual citizens  are found able to prove their  patriotism on so splendid a scale:  Such an offering to the common  cause of the Empire would, have  been welcomer-from,any quarter,  but it is doubly welcome from  the representative of'the 'greatest self-governing colony."  ���  "  Nobility to the Front.  i , >  Among the prominent Englishmen who have recently* volunteered for service in the war  against the Boers,'ar,e the Duke  of Marlborough,, who will fur-  nish one hundred and fifty men  and horses: the Earl of War-  wick, a rich ,peeiv. who owns  Warwick Castle und other famous residences: the Earl of Dudley, whose great fortune consists in part of coal' and iron  mines: the" Earl of Lonsdale, who  possesses nearly seventy thousand acres of valuable land,, and  i.s an intimate friend of the German emperor: and England's  premier duke, the Duke of Norfolk-, who is postmaster-general  and by no means a young man  (he was,bornMii 1847). The Duke  of Norfolk's .position in the cabinet, and his tremendous business, to say nothing of his power as lay head of the Catholic  church in England, will probably prevent the acceptance of  his offer.  i Aft or ;i < 'olel Orivo u tcj.t.-pootiful (if  l'liin-lvilleii" mixed with u a his- of hot  wilier and .-uj;:ir will bo founil a better  sM'niiihiiit lliiin whiskey. Avoid mi1>-  .itilute.-. there is but, ones Pain-Killer.  I'citv Davis",    iV. and ."iOr.  His Life Was Saved.  Can't Fool Brutes.  ���'If.s a strange thing that illusions as. we call "em, don't fool  animals," says an old showman.  "I have seen that proved over  and over again. A few years ago  1 had what is known a* the Mystic Maze at the Nashville exposition. If was simply a small  room filled wilh mirrors so arranged that you seemed to be in  a,' narrow,  corridor   filled,, with  turns.    It was verv puzzling and  - . .       . " x   . i ���     -^  .!. used to get lost in the place  myself, but, it never bothered  my dog for a ���moment. He would  run through it from end to end  and never-bump against- a mirror. I sa,w. something in the  same line ���in 'Frisco not long ago  A friend of mine had a,n illusion  called the Ha mil eel Swing.    Yon  Mr. .1. K. Lilly, ii prominent citi/.en  of, Hannibal. .My., hitely hail a wonderful eleliveranejc fi om u frightful death.  In tellinu of it he i>ai>: "I was taken  with Typhoid fever, thiit ran .into  I'hiMiinonin. .My lun^s hot-iune hareleii-  ed. J Wiis so we'itlf I couldn't even sit  ii]i in bed. lVothiii"- helped mo. I ex-  peetoel to suejn die of Consumption,  when I hoard ol J)r. Kind's .Ww Dis-  eovory. One bolt lc jfjive ^reat relief.  I continued lo use it. and now 1 am well  and str<iii_>. I oiin'l say too miicjli in its  praise" This marvellous medicine is  the Mireft iind ipiiclcesi, cure in the  world for all Throat, and Lnnjf Trouble.  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Split   Pe?a��*  ,   Beans, Barley, Graham Flour etc., etc.  The Fleetwood Tea is not Excelled  Butter and ,E^_rs are an uncertain commodity, when I can   s��?  cure a iroocl article I buy, and will endeavor to meet demands.  Breakfast Bacon and Hams you can rely upon being Fresh and  of the Best. ��� , ���  ORDERS   FOR  FIRE WOOD WILL RECEIVE  ATTENTION.  MININGp||g  THIRTY-1HHTH YEAR.  ��    24 Pages  :   Veefcly  :  Illustrated.  INDISPENSABLE  . TO MINING MEN.  $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.  SE.vn roit sVmi'I.k coi'V.'  MINING .n*sd^ntific PRESS  330' MARKET ST., SAW FRAHCISCO, CAL.     c  " OOSMOPOLITflN HOTEL I  ���   �� i  CRANBROOK, B. C. ��  Tlie; only   liieidci'ii  aiiel   fir?t   cJa-.i Jiutejl in S'tuth Kii^t. Koeitcnuy.  Hoittecl thmuulimit, wirh hot air.    ' , j        '  i ��� '  When you visit Cranbrook don't forget the Cosmopolitan.      ]  QJ^nJ^f^^u^^uMvu\rlI^nnItnnI^n^Jv^^w  ".the B~C. 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AfedJum  1'ltOSlMOC'TOK COVKHS A DISTRICT JJJ  I.AIcliKle THAN* SO.MK KMI'IHi:S AXD HAS A   T��  r.Aicoi: korkiox ��'ii;c:t*i.ATiox <-.  Oe   -rm,  0/  lie  .   READ.  THE PROSPECTOR.  The Paystreak Of Ad's In This Paper Pays From The Crass Roots,  And Never Pinches, Out, Stake One !     The Result Will Be To .  , Your^ interest.  JOB PRINT INC  EXECUTED.     I  OF ALL -KINDS' NEATLY AND' PK-OMPTLY THE PROSPECTOR. FORT STEELE, ft. C . FEBRUARY
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THE    PKOSPFCTOK.
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I HE   J" i >SJ 'E< 7 Oil   (.(/MIA .V 1
.-1.   n.   a PACE.   Kill TOIl  AND
PCHUSDEP.
THE PROSPECTOR, is puhlislic'ii
c\cr\ S"auirJ:i} und li:i« a fiuaraiitcud
circulation laisci than an> other papci
.n EaM Kooicnaj. It is all heme !'iint<-'
end contain- double the nc°\i - ot am
Other papci m the district.
As  an   ad\citi»inK  mcdi. .n  il   is iin-
erncclled.
n, voi"d ui ;rc> uy.uild-jf.'if Toi" ^-U'll'' tin
'• vtleipnitn: n'ihi'Mi^i^iniiii'r.iI ico-jut'- nl
i.e l,:i->t Kootenaj iMn,:r..'d 't.'.t ,
f 3i.l.»iiipiina>. * .'in p"   \t:c
i.c.1vur-.!-.irti: r.n. ~  .mule 1.roieu o: .ii>p}'i.il'ti'i
?'ir.inline. t.1- ii' -olii'iuv li on .ill p.cu-> ,i1 il.c
-.strict i'.t i.i jr.. f.p: latc'ail'J J..: »a) i.'>'-
r*. )-t i it   '-iii   .\ c. te i - -!„'> ,r in
,TH!S FAPERl^1^;'?.;1!'',:!1 S?^7'
-Co. S' ,-i 1" ••"I ■ -* V-'tw r l Ul". iii ii'"
->■>' .; • V. .-; *!..! c ' .•■- ; . .. ' 'i 'I
•-.rit.
•ii'ifle' I'.rilish ('olumbiu . 11_* r'e'li I
est province' iu the world: and
there* is no doubt but tin- lands
aboul 10 be conveyed under tlie- £;H|
13. C. Southern grant, are equally
as valuable as that o vne I iiy the
(Vial Conipiiny
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Thk Pkospkctok,   in   the  interests ni   the   people  oi  South
East   K.. itenay.    .md    ilie   IVo-
viuco.   submits   1iie   al>v\"  facts
for the earnest  consideration   ol'l
the public, and   particularly  in- .
vite correS]iondence on this -ub- j
jeet i'rom those having  a   know-1
ledge of the value of >aid land.-,.   |
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Since writing thc-=-above we |
lia \t. on i-.\au:inaiii)ii e;f the plats
at iii- »ove ri-iiieul uihc' .is. ei-
tail'" ! tl\it I'i." V.. C S'l'itlierii
yu.\ e alre.i.lv •'- u-ceeded in l.av
'.'ii; I'i:.™ ji'raiit.'d ...>if." ;mm->
[ i">l "iif Elk river lesel -'. -did
' a.'i'.-.lgo e.\te!iel>lig south '.Hill
le'..-'     f'ei'u     !'~,!k    !'.\i"'   ""!>!    pi ai
al
Hsadauarters   for   lYIinixrg   and   Commercial   IVIen
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sor
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©he %$vo$pvtxov
\ -\ -e',t   ;i   ~ii' p.i' '   i'i   .ii    ; ,.-
I south en si   CciiTiM     ji    'he   1'rov
nn. c.       Til"   e 1 • )\\>l    >_]   li is   \\,.j-,
! '-s-ll.';;   .Vi.i.llsl    !',ll M   i   -.*!'.
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leniences
3ati'.i:uay. ki:iji:i".\:jv •;. I'i.m
I     FcTt   >ioele   is  makinrr rapid
           . y.HK.s      it'is   estinutled   ihat
.    . '     . I east tilt v   per   cent   * I n l-insTW the
One  or   tie    most    important "    '•.■';
'    . .       -    ,     . ,- '■ vear.     1 here is uo place- prettuM"
oueBtnins that :> oefoi'f? the  pe<> ':■,,,       . '      . <•
',   „ ,. -.      ,    ,,        ,- 'in tin- Province to h\e ni.
pie oi .South  hii.st   K(jOieiiny   f>. i
.lay. is. lias the   provincial   anv- : t , •
eminent allotted the  land   jrranu.  The "pessimist   who   says-  thai
to the B. ,C   '"    ,!1""-"'i",n   Railway, j he does not believe that the north
and if so. hr     v- -   , > ;- i'  ;0 •      and south railway  will   ho  built, '
«po;ritfjited. I should put hiiaaeli  in   wiuuuitii
'"    ,T j cation  with   the   executive   de-,'
While  in Fernie  some   weeks. partmeiU 0I- the C. P. R.
airo. it was reported to  a   P^to's- j ...
pectok    re])resentattve.    by   a i   e , i
member of  lhe  Coal  Company,)    With the  approach   of  sprinii
FOKT    STEELE,   B.   G.
Larg-e    Sample    Riooms   for    Commerciarl   Men.
that the land grain question had
been  settled,    not   fully    under
standing   what   particular   laud
trranfwa.s i-eferred tf>. we under
took  to  ascertain   what  grants
were  heini^  conveyenl   t,o either
the coal or railway conrjjany.
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We learn that the hinds   under
ihe B. C. iSoutliern  chnrteu;,   tire
now, under    process    of   being
crown  granted,   and   placed,, in
possossion-of representatives  of
tho ft. C.   .Soufhorn   railway,   or
their successors.
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And thiit instead'of following
out us far as ' practicable tho
ayrrcements of that charter, "tlie
taking of iiltoruatej .sections, on
either side "f said railway liner-"
'il i-, to brt taken in on.; larg-e
block south, and east of Elk
river.
We wonder if the government
lully lindersliind. and have a
complete knowledge ot what l,h<r
result, will lie. of irivini; this
large tract of land to the; re pre
sciitative.s of the li C iSouihern
or their successor.s.
'r
there will be an inriow oi strangers to this section. The fame
of     the     Fort    Steele ' minin«'
divisiim
na.>
iroue
abroad,
and .mining  men  who  keep   in
close   touch   with   the   develop-;
ment  of  the  diffeieut   sections, j
will ,cbtne here.  There is a great |
future for the district, and thoscj
t r 'J
who are  oiv the "around  should)'
lake advantage of the  changing I
conditions.   ° „ '
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South East Kootenav offers
exceptional advantages in the
way of mining and° agriculture.
The valley of the Kootenay is
particularly well -adapted to
farming, while thc "mountains
contain untold wealth and mineral.. It is rarely that the two.
mining and agriculture, arc so
closely associated. There is "no
reason when the mines are opened up. why one dollars worth ol
grain or vegetables should be
shipped in, and under favorable
conditions the country can be
.self-supporting.
Much to tlie surprise of most
people a great   work  oi*. reform
The
ber ev lie
I ha.s swept over Rossland.     The
The Coal Company   secured   « i..,Knomachillos woru a|i ci0bed at
! m'idniirlit   on Thursdav   of   last
and. at SI per ace. thereby  -n  , ^^     T|_o ^,w m.iyol. .^ 1)0und
io sv,eep'out vice etc.
Kimberley.    B. C.
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WELLIVIAIM     &     HUREL,     Prop's,
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Is a large and Attractive Hotel of Quiet Elegance in all
its Appointments, with a Ctisine of Superior
Excellence.
Now Open
f Slar Hote
Kimberley,   B. C
,H. W; Drew, proprietor.' '   ?'•
LARGE   AND   COMMODIOUS   SAMPLE    KOOiMS    FOR
COMMERCIAL MEN7,
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The people of Cranbrook are a j
contented people. and want
nothiiii;. says the Herald. , We
will admit tlv.tt .they don"t want
••A dejiuty ree-onliiiir
othce for railwiiv towns with one
Everything New. First .Class and up to date
In Every Particular.
large   amount   ol   valuable   coal
I per ;\(
tailing a direct loss to the Province ol not less than s:;.iiiiii.oii<i.
'oy tlieir own. the CoalJ Company's lig'ures. and as figured bv
di.siuterestrd jitlrtie.s nearlv >."i().
(Kiii.iioo And is the govi-rnuie'iit
aware of th"' J act that there i> a
hu'ge'aci'1 Mi^e ot coul   oiit-ii|c   ol
tliat ow lied l>v the,Co,il Companv
.',.,, ,.-    , '     c.Vi eiuion.     A e eimlv   recording1 •   '
also lame mi delfU on Kisluievuia ' ' > ,
, .     ■    ,i              otrice lor e\ erv town in   the  di>-
ereolc. mat   in   th"   near   : itture,, • . !
...   , I, ,. ,.   ,., tract   with   one   except ion.     J lie,
will   iie   ei|iiallv   as   valuaole a- ,    „   , ' .
1   ,     vs.  ii ee •!■ *...|<ls now-  own-   removal ol the government oltu-e
.V|,hvih''CiV,\i'« x'.'J iV.-.i tlm-'1" Ll t""»-"»  iliu i"vilw..y. to the; HEADQUARTERS   For Travellers and Mining Men.
onlv town not iii.'iilion.'il iu their
panv ■. . . ,
1      ' r ]ii': iiioii. "liSeaiitit'ti Cranbrook.   .
Till'    til.Ul'     io   be   e olli e.ileel  to    No    tln'V   deill t    U.llll     lllllch,     "a,
t(^ the I >■ C   Southern !"<ii',v\.i\ m' dep-iu     rei-onliug     oitice-     lor
then   sin i "ssoi-s.   will   lie   taken o'lu'r   towns     but    tlie    govern
irom a i.'s.'ive.   i.\-ii'nding"   trom ui"iit   !i.-adiiu.irl"i s   imisi    be   at
tlu1 s'lmmn of the i:..iin rang" of Ci.mbiooi;
the   Uoi  k\'    Mo.ill'.I,lis      _,'.".     mdes
wer-t ou the I nil i ii. ' oi..ii 11'ni'iii Tl.-   Movie   I'.o',\ id    ol   Trade,
arv.  ""i-ieii. e inn th   'a    Ell.    li'.ei. .'.o'll.i i, ive noihu"! „lo   do   wilh
;i^!,n    ,e-   \l|i-lici"i   i    • >•..     "I.i.ji. '!'■'   i iH.b' on':  |)''i 'I Ion
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land.   . !-"   "il    'iid   .    '.i    -soi.ii   pi.id. -ei1   I'   ' si"n ii ur.-s lo  their
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•Jf dtiring   1900. > "
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SI *LEN Ul I) -\<'('0.\l.\K ) DATI(JNS
Sample Rnoins for Commercial Men
No Ttmvcller Should Pass ^? P?or.
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lal'lds,   MOW   OW I,' -d ,<i\     .the;  e '1 ou-   -. . 1 in   ilie  '-  i .1 1. (.<! . >..'n r (>■ -Mi I ■ 'II,     "II I,\
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W'tlldorl   von  Will iieveu- regret  il.
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1-1. W. DREW.   ,,..   ,.
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\)    51)6616.  |w-    A."  KA.NOUSB; ".- ■ ■"■ -r    J'ropriatoiy ���>T-'K   ��� ���> ���  '. f i'Ti  f&tye ^V00p^xioi\  SATL'KDAY  FEUKL'AKY '.i. 1U00.  TRANSVAAL   NJEWS.  Sl'C-e-ial iuTiik lJne>M'K-ic(ji.  London,   Jan.   ;JJ.���The  Cape  . Town correspondent of the Daily  Mail     telograjihinfrT     yesterday  .say.s: u  General liulJer read yesterday  morning the following messagre  , irom the Queen to Sir Charles  "Warren: ��� "1 must express my  1 admiration, of your troops-during the past trying- week, especially of those regiments you  specify, and of tlie accomplishment of your arduous march."'  General IJulleu- lold the men  they ought not tolliink because  they had retired from their position dial their'work wa,-, of no  avail, on the eonirarv limy had  gained t he l.c\- ot the- rotid lei  Ladv.siiiith. in wli'icli iiJi.ce' lie  hoped to be v.'ithin a week'.  A dispatch to the-Times' from  rrero camp daled llu,' l'."> des-  e'-ribing the capture'of Spion Kop  says: ''it was impossible to e.v-  aggei'ale the .strategac importance of the hill, ll, was held by  the Uoi'i'S in a> weakly fashion,  only because General Warren's  attack during" the past three days  ��iad been on the extreme right  t\v(5 miles away '-  Lorenzo ^Nhirquez. dan. 20-���A  special dispatch ' from Pretoria  reports thiit a collision.'occurred  at Crocidile Pool between Boer  outpost, and British, who were  in overwhelming force. The  f burghers drove the British from  their position. The Boers had  two wounded.  London. Jan. 'AO.���A dispatch  from General Roberts dated 1o-  day says1: "There is uo change  , in the situation in South Africa".  London. Jan. _"J ���The public  are awaiting developments. It  is1 believed that the^ initiative  must be- made by the Boers  either 'by an attack on Lady-,  smiilh or on Buller's camp at  Cheively. ��� e  Roberts will' not bo able to  start north through the Orange  Free State," for a' fortnight,  -when he will have an army of  70,000 men on the. march and  fiU.000 behind to keep commuiii-.  nation open.  . iff clii r  "WHt&l&s^lc  '*���_y   *���  BU  Ci^  ('yrn;   ���  F >,  r-eivod from the washings of die  oreek be-ds from J Kits unlil the  present time. Mr Kendall is  well calculated to write upon  this subject, as during his residence in this Province he has  had ample opportunities to study  the conditions. -The early history of the Frtiser river diggings  i<j particularly interesting.  Americans Shot by Mexicans.  El Paso, Texas.���The mail to-1  night   from   Guaymas,   Mexico, i.i 11    Kinds    ol'    Pt>ui t r.\~ and    (ill'.V.C  brings die news that six  Ameri- !  t 1 1  cans were shot during Just  week j  near' the  foot of   the   Bacal'ete'j  mountains, east of Guavinas.  by.  order of General Torres,  who i.s I  i'i command  of  Mexican   troops.  '    1  now operating   agranist  the   Ya- '  qui    indi'iiis'  -in   the < Bac'tnue  I'.U.g'C. ,' i  It is reported! that   the   matter  was brought to the  attention   ol  lhe   Aiperican   consul   at   Gm.y-  ukis. but   the   latter  declined   to  sict,   ���Jt is said that the Mexican !  troops found''the  American.*,   in  friendly    intercourse    with    the  V;i([iiis.   whom the   troops   have']  sui'rounded in the range.    Some,  of   the, .Americans   are    known I  h.-re aud are prospectors. Americans ai Giiaymas warn all Amer-I  ican's' to  keep  awav   from   the'  , "   ,   - 1  Yaqui country.  SI^Jli  J>  '\  ��  In  Jcason \��i  1 EAST KOOTENAY HOTEL  ��  I**w~ TH  B Moyie City. K. C. ||  S ��  jr    Is a laige and Attractive Hotel of eniier eieigaiice in all its   5s  appointments, wilh a cusine of superior excellence :~2  \zz       Strictly   First-Class   in- all  :<ts  Appointments    " 55  A/o\ Jc-  S'. e ���  \\\  ���ie  or.  McMahon  Bro's, Proprietors.    =3  -.��aiiiii.iiiimaiii.i.i.iiiiiiiii.iQ..ii(i..2iii<i..i.iiiiiiaiiii��./iii$  RAW  HIDES AND PEER SKINS  McMillan sfur & wool co.  EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.'  200-212 First Ave. North, Minneapolis, Minn.  t_9~Write for Our Circular and See the Prices We Pay.  4?  1  -J:  (k W?  ���.?i^Sqt(K  Wholesale ami Eteiall Ue;il  l'l"S    li  ooaccos,  *  "SB  . Cigars ;iik! Cigarettes.       The Leaclrn.:   Re:-w> t in town  or a  ! tjuiet eame of can s.  Ll  . British losses to datcare plac-  ed at 0;Tr2'A. of which ,2'4fi() were  kiHed. ? -' '���' '   , '  The British parliament  opens  loday.  Recruiting   for ' Lord  Strath-  cona's horse begins Feb  T>lh.  The British Columbia corps  may sail from St. Johns on  -February 17, and the Strathcona  Horse by,the Monterey on February 2T>.  A special dispatch from Frore  cam]) dated Friday, Jan. 20. says  '���I have just ridden in here hav-  ing left General, Buller's force: in  the   new   position   south 'of  the  y Tu gel a river, to which   they   retired in consequence  of  the   reverse at .Spion Kop.      The fight  ing both before aud a I'I or the oc  cupation of the mountain was of  a desperate character.  Slocan' Labor Situation.  The labor situation in Ihe Slocan does not   iseem   lo   have1   improved,   in   fact   the' tension    is  gutting greater und when il  will  end   il    i.s   hard    lo   say.      Men  brought   from   lhe  coa.st   on   arriving nl r.ossburg.  on   learning  (ho condition   of  alUiir.s   rel'u.seil  lei go lei work'.      It   is   now  nine  months  sini'c   the   Payne   mine  closed down, and hnr little1 work-  has been done there since.     It is  unfortunate 1 ha 1 t.iich a  slate ol  affairs exist        ll   will    be   some  lime before' Ilie dilnV.ully will   be  adjusted.  For Couutry, Not For Cash.   '-  Win. E. English, of Indiana, a.  son 01 the Democratic  candidate  for Vice-President iu ISHO. today  sent to   the   Treasury   a  cheque  fe>r.sll7��     Mr.   English   was  a  captain , and   assistant   quartermaster   iu  the   volunteer   army,  during" the war with Spain.     He']  failed   to  make   application   forj  his pay. and kept out of the way j  of the  paymaster   until   a   short  time ago.    Captain English soul '  the cheque to Senator Fairbanks'  and asked him to turn if into thc  Treasury,   with   the   statenienl '  that   ho   served   his  country   in |  time of danger for hi.?  country's  sake and notd'or money: thai   he  did not want and would not have  the money.  The J.ips Diel il.--Tliuy supplied' us  vv'itli lhe.1 nicjiilliol oolit.iinee.1 in , llial  woiidei-nil 'D. Ai I.. .Muiitliot 'Plaster,  which relieves ^ii'1-.mutly ' lmclfaejlie.  heaehiche. neuraljjhi. rheumatism anel  sciatica.    Maiiiifartureel  bv  the   Davis  r ^  & Lawrence Co.. Lini.  -Trade Marks  Designs ,  Copyrights 4c.  Am*one spiiclltit; n fckoloh and do��rripilon niciy  quickly ccscerl.iiu our ejpinioti free e\hcitlicjr nil  iiivoiltlcicl 18 protinbly p-itctKillilc. Ccuiniuiiip.-i.  ticjiissiiictlycoiiilcloniiiil. Tl.twlbnolcoii Patcjnitj  ������cMit liee��. ej]elo*��t .-ic-'uticv foi ^cictMlll^r p.ctcwiM.  I* items tabcMl .tlirc.UL'li Alunn .et Cc rcfclvp  ^intuit notUe,'-.���limit cliartro, in thc��  Scientific ilmc ican,  A liand^oiiirjlr fllii^trnfed w^cklv. l/in-cC clr-  tiilatitin of anv hi iPHiillf iiiiuiial. Tei mm, $.'* a  \i��n: lour montha, $1.  Sold Ly.ill Ti.MiMlculorii.  MUNN & Co.3GlBr?adwa^ New York  Brunch Ollle-u. i&j V St.. W.i>liiiii.'tiiii. 1>. O.  The  Rambler.  The Rambler has not been' in  evidence for a  couple of   weeks  for various, reasons,   ohielly   because the town has been  on  its  good behaviour and the best   (?)  men1 have  ,youe  lo   shed   their  blood on the veldt.    These latter  are deserving of commendation.  It is not every  man   no   matter  how patriotic   he may  bo,   who  would care  to  be  a  target  i'or  Jioer sharpshooters.    There   is.  however,    an    opportunity    for  those whose duties prevent them  from going to the   front  lo  join  the  home guard,   or    in    other  weji'ds to become soldiers, of   tho  Queen, with only a remote possibility 'of being called em  for ae-  I ive service.  The Rambler was shocked on  going to church last Sunday to  noi ice thai Ihe young people,  w ho generally attend service on  .Sunday evening were conspicuous by their absence. Inquiry  revealed the fact flint the slcat-  i 11 ��i' across lhe river was excellent, and inslead of attending  divine service they were culling  ligures on the smooth ice. Kven  the choir was absent. ll i.s to  be hoped that it may noi be of  freoueiii occurrence.  i  !  Hare you tried doing business  with us through "the post"?  We, can serve you by mail as  i.'cll'as in person.        ''   -   '"- '  We are an "old house"���  have been established for. half  a century '���and are univer-.  sally accreditcdlwith carryings'  ihe largest and choicest stock  i of Diamonds, Watches, Silver-,  ware and Jewelry in Canada.  Write for one of our new and  handsome catalogues. On all  aiders over $1.00, we prepay  carriage., we guarantee smfe  delivery, and should you wish  it, cheerfully refund money in  full upon return of goods. This.  gives you the choicest goods at  the closest prices and absolutely  iiuru,k.   Jt Jt Jt J�� Jl ,J�� Jl  'The   Milwaukee11  A   lainiii.ir  nam?-   lor  llu-   ('hicayef.  Milwaukee \- S;. J '.nil   .   ilwav. Ici'own  all over tlio1 Union its' tlie   (J "at   l.ail-  \\iiv  runniiiL;   the   "Pioneer   Liinited."  ^.    i      '  trains every day anel uiyhi lietwecn St.  J-'aul   aiid   ''liicafro.   anel' Omalia ' and1  Cliirauu.   "The  only   lierlect   trains in  c '  the world." L'neli'r&tand: Connections  ai-0 niaele will) .III Transcontinental  Lilies, assiirinu to passengers the best  .service n know n. Luxurious coaches,  okvtric liiiht.s. steaiii heat, eil 11 verity  efpi.ilcd by no other line. ' ' ���  . See, tfiiit your ticket reads \ j,i "Tliu  .Milwaukee" when .oinji te ;ui\ point  in ihe United Slates ...��� ( ,-uiael.i. All  't ickcl agents sell ilici.i.  '��� Keir rates. ]iani])l)leis eir oth ;r mlor-  maiion. address.  .J. W. (J.vshv. C. .J. Kdov.  Tiiiv. l'.iss. At'l.. (ie'iienil Ajfom  ^'  SI-:'.\'J"1T.K. W.\XI1.     eOti'l'LANMI. c)K.  We keep a full lino of imported and domestic cigars  'among   which   are   "our  own  specials" and the famous  ���'General Arthur Ciliary" ���  Our Chewing and Smoking !Tobacco is Always Fresh  Have you tried ���-Piper Hjedsick" chewing, the pri.le' of- the  Yankee's oi"'"VVills<Nayy (Jut" the best sinoke in 13. C.  We Carry a Complete Line of Pipes including  B BB'and E A M. ' \ ''  il  ryrie Bros.,  Diamond rierchants,  Cor. Vane' and Adelaide St��.,  ,TORONTO.  T? 6. rtnnsjronfl  Four STiiisi^i-":. 13  C.  (i i  ^manueaStjjiW'.of ���  Tinware. CJ.tlv.nii.".."! freu). Slie'ei  ' *      ''iron. 'Stove   i/ipcs   :fud'   -  ..'.'- v  "   'C'oppeM'VV;,; e  0  BUILDINGS HEATED duel VENTILATED  Plumbinii'.   Pipe   fit i.ij��.*   and   all  -   kinds oi saniturv work  ly-  flip Tifllii-  Hydraulic    .  -'���{on Blast S'oves  ���d   ,\ir  .Mines  l'' I >cs  feu  i      SPKL'tAL  .ion WORK  A l"J'EX'iUO.\   I'All!    U'.O  Our-Billiard and Pool Parlor    Is   stn?;t]v  Look us over and see what we-can do for vou.  i i  fort and pleasure is our aim.  i f       '  oil Steele Cigar  Fort Steele, B. C.  up   to date.  Your   com-  McBride Bros.  ii-- vnr; w v\-r v iionn mi: vi.  Go r,o the      ,  MONTE   CARLO   RESTAURANT  '    On Iviverside Avenue  William Robinson. Proprietor  MI..VI.S    .VI'    ALL    IKM'US  GEARY   &l  DOYLE!  l)Too!  'THE LAKOCST STOCK OF  MA Kl)\\y\ lift hi Kast Kootenav'.  ii  HEATiJMG   "Cl  OOO.C  <&  Sit. Phillipps of Tobaeeo  Plains arrived in lhe oily yester-  flnv.  % AJ.WAV5 KK.-f 3K KAHB  About Fi-aser River. .  Mr. .1. D. Kendall Ihe well-|  known minim.'experl is eontrih-j  ulinir ;i serii-s nl iu'ticle-s \<> the,  Londein iMinir.e .lournal on Ihe  iiu riie i'i ins ,-i iluv 1 u ii i ol 11r- I'Y.is.  er river ,'iikI ils tribiitiiries. The)  first ariicle. is devoied .to, the j  early diseoveiw ol'-geld, iind the j  amounts'   which,   have' been   re I  >..*  '* i  7Fh.nr is  rv '.Ll..  .Iveru. Fewl & Sale Stable.  l-cil-l   Stc  it.���������iii.ii   n.ni.  I I'll Ills ;ll   l"cl|-l  Sice-!  ���!c  M (  Sl.._;.'    im.m Is    ,|||  .1 unci leip.  y.Mini.'. .\  .ve i; noi,"-'  I V  w  \\  ! I MILLER R0DEONE2O93 MILES IN 132 HOURS  '  IS.  [The Eldredge  j   $��oO.OO  The Belvidere  $40.00  Superior to all others irrespective }  of price.    Catalogue tells you       j  why.    Write for one. j  NATIONAL, SEWING MACHINli CO,   ���  ���f?A*.  C  jiieil  /.^  i. .ft-.-.    -^,.%;  TOVES  Heavu  hardware  Powjej-,   Fuse, and (���;  '���^'"���"-^���^-.Isr.jUiV S V"' . ���     ���  :ip*  ^Ii11111ij .Simuli.-s.   Di-,11  ���1 .'Uv.  I '1 I   V Ml\(.  Ill     VI.I    MMIS  ISPM  lil.M  I 5 j.io BROADWAV,  I j        New Yotk.  Facteiry,  M  2 LOOKOUT roa I'llTAT'rj-IL. VMC.'liJ.-J- *j  X S1ITUTES. , THE CuNUIIlC. BUY f!.V. *Z  <? I3EARS THE NAME,    , .''��� .. '{<  ]|      -PERRY DAVIS &S&S'i.'     %  (Jharles      |0s,|| .,.  11 e'lii :i visit 111 I he  on Th ursdit v".       lb  e iii'1 ce<i  10'";.ire tiniie  seems  .'i.i'.'.1  over I In.1 out liiei'e".   iind   i'.v.i.1 -m'  theopiinoulhat   tl,e,Ku,p,,'e   is .9 || t�� $-,$ f M $& 3 U ^ I g   B  one oi -the.big things  of'Son'l,   \hM$��Z^U'M  Et.st ivoedetiiiv.   . ���������������.���   ...      ^m^mMm;''ym^:m0k  ��f:LVIl)RR.R. ILL.  171  i ���#���'..v'-  Ball Bearings in a Spw:n;r Nn.-  cliiue. Tlie: ���wcMkc.-'it woiii-fu can  run lhe ELDREDGE B. -willioiit  harm to Iieiself, or e\en yi-ttinjr  tired. It'-i jn^t fan K>r'.e ve-11  womi'ii lo run it. ]t i�� iu,;-,cjU'Ss ;  lias ���.clf-tlire.ulinjf sliutilf ; auto-  JJi.ific boblim wuiile r ; complete  set oi altarliu-i.-m.,. A pc'i fu'et  macliine al a low price. War*  ranted for five year's. X > oilier  fls_ jfeiuel   .ll    .njuliirc  ii.    i   '.be  IllMS*.   .j'l ]\ IV|.;   IC.'Ci-C. .igCF:  le is an  -\;;(.i'it U,r it. m  your town.  prie'e.-.  In  B.    Tiu-i  .-I .Al 1 AOi ''i:j I. '  .   jici  National SEWiNfi Machine Co  NEW  YOmt   A.VO CHICA..O  ...,*M��r The-mc ceil l���,,;,. t  -,,���������. IT'i. Ji-.ir-  1   I.',,,  CUT OK TART OK STAJfD OF TUU i!^v...ui v,u.��� , ,;, ,:ly���t.,  .., i ������  . ,, ,���,,  v      *       ���'.sivly-focifimcluiic, vereltcy; l.ci, j.jcjuci,    Mf4,  i-xma>DGU n.  Co.  ,P�� An K3LrTOMsyAgent. ;- Fort Sfcele. B. C.  ly'  I: TDK PROSi  STF.KU-:. ft. ('. FftftRFARY il.  R-On.  ��Ije %Sv0&pzctov.  lie  riA'JTiMJ.vv  I''ki;|{('aj:v  I ill 1(1.  Origin of South Africa Place Names.  Natal means birthday, and \v;i.s  so called  in  honor  ot'Va'-co   de  t  (iauia's discovery of Port Natal,  (now called J")urban) on Christmas Day.  Durban, named alter Sir Benjamin Durban, who was governor in 1T)?A.  Orange River was named after  ihe Prince of Orange.  Gordon Bay named'after Cap  tain Gordon.  Caledon. named after Lord  Caledon, the"English governor.  "' Clan-will iam takes its title irom  an Irish nobleman who lived  there.  Grahamstown took it.- name  from Colonel Graham.  Somerset is reminiscent of  Lord Charles Somerset, another  governor.  Colesburg.   derived, from    the  name of Sir Dowry Cole, gover-  ' nor.'  .Ylalineabury was zhtFh family  name of Sir Lowry Cole's wife.  Hence the name of Mahnesbury.  Wynbersr. name iieruod from  the viin?vard>.  I'd Id ' iell'-l'ill French  1.���tided Lady-.milh iind defeiilcd  the lioors. hut told the w;ir ofrice  thill lhe honor belonged 1o luo  otticei's under him. He lo-^t a1  Nicholson's nek and cabled Lon-  thal he ale>ne wa^ to blame. Sir  (Jeorge i.i ;i man, and tliat is the  highest tribute thiil c;i>i be paid  io him.  A Big- Gun.  'At the Union Iron Works.,San  Francisco, lies a i:j-inch rilled  gun for the battleship "Wisconsin, now approaching completion. The cannon is forty feet  long weighs .seventy .tons aiid"  will throw <i projectile ten miles.  The Wisconsin will have four of  these, the largest guns ever put  on an American battleship.  Spelling- Reform. '  Reform in the spelling of the  English language, Professor  vSkeat, of Oxford, has said, must  begin on this continent. The  National Education of the United States has decided to drop  the "lie" in words ending iu j  '���ogue,'" and to' write "altho"!  and'-"thru". The University of  Chicago and the Chicago Public,  School Board have adopted these  changes. " 'Small ns this beginning i.s. it will.probably lead in  time to some reformation in Eng-  or  A,  ::rs<,  e  Brewing    Co.  FORT, STEELE,  B. . �� ���    " '     .  MANUFACTURERS     and      HKHW1.KS    OF    EXTRA    FINE  BEER  SU  PORTER  SOLD    BY   THE    BARREL,    KEG , OR    -BOTTLED  Bottled ht-er I'cir .family eisc a specialty  OUTSIDE OKDEKK IMVKN ST1ILOT ,-. J'KO.M I'i' ATTENTION  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED, nJtf^i  | N. HANSON. J  sr; General JVlei-chant AND r_5  ��~ Liquor Dealer*. -_3  S^ Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber.       A large assort-     =3  ��~: ment of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always             :2  2^ on hand.                                              ��� :~5  t�� DIMENSION      LUMHER     A      SPECIALTY.          :=��  WflSfl.  B G.  ^uiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiui.iiiiiiii.i%iai.i.uiiiiiiaa..i.ii.ii..iuiii^  DON'T   FORGET  c,.        .  -.j       --  ,  ,   .  , ��� , lish as she is spelled, but not to  iini.oii .sWav. ^nnejiistown. and l  ^- v, ,-., ". ii  -.m,,.    f,.,s...   tv... <���'liatii.es so sweeping as those to  Simonaoerg, all come   ivoni   the : ...       "    i . .  name of a Dutch governor. Simon  " Van der Stel. '   ' "   ,  Pietermaj'itxburg is> made   up  of a combination of tlie names of  . Gerrii Mariiz and Pieter Retief.  -   Pretovia"> Hkene&s to  Pr��tor-  ins will be at once seen.  Bloemfontein    means.   Bloem'.s  fountain oi" .spring.  liarrismnh and Ladysmith are  called after Sir Harry Smith and  his'wife. Lady Smith, the former  governor of the Cape in lfCi��'  Aliwal. the name of Sir Harrv  r* e "  ��� Smith's famous ch.ai'ger.  which   spelling   reformers   look  forward.  Sick & Mutz, Prop's.  ,    '      Concernmg- Lead Values.  TIiq new method for settling  foi' lead; values iu ores, which  Wok effect last week- in 'all the  ���syneliiV.'Ue smelters -iind necessarily m those 'outside-- is an  important gain,to Llio- miner, remarks the Denver News. Instead' of following v. the present  brokers cjuoUuiou. \vhich is  'purely arbitrary, the settlement  rachoweek will represent , the  average cash '| uoi at ion of the  week preceding. Had this been  hitherto in force, the week's  settlements would .allow, $1.7:2i  per l"C pounds, and not $l.4">.  the arbitrary <|iiolal,ion. The  dilference would reach -71 cents  per'hundred iiounds. or *.">.."><)  per ton. The- broke.'r"s (piotation  is not, all consistent with the  present condition of  market   for  lead. '' _,  The Size of South Africa.  II' you won1 to take lhe United  States from the Atlantic to the  Pacilic. and from the northern  to the southern boundary lines,  and "increase the a pea threefold  on the continent'of Africa, you  Vould still haye enough hind for  the Republic of France, the en  i'i re (iernian Empire, all ol Austria-Hungary. tin1 kiiiirdoni of  Itiilv. all  thiit   i>   left   of   Spain, j Kndor-i'd t.y  thousand* of Canadian;-.  ���Hid of'course a lew odd corner.s \ Sold tlireMiyliout tlie land. Manillar-  i��� which' the lirh\>h I*k-> couldl"'.-,. by tin- propru'.oi- ..r I'-itj-  be stored without any difficulty.  This nmy give some idea of the  enormou.s extent oi that wonderful country. \\ it bin the mein-  orv of this present generation it  -was practically mikneiwii to the  world. Now we Iind it so full of  riches anil possibilities tliat the  great'nations of Europe are each  year sacriticiiiLr thousands ol  lives 1 hiit they may exte>nd iheir  houndary lines. Five thousand  miles i.s the leiii.'th ol ihis groat  continent, iind at its widest part  i\ is I, lion miles. It is tin- only  euie of t he continents which lies  equally 'ter'-the north an,d south  of: the equator.  According to a London jourr  nal the ' number ' of varieties of  postasre stamps now curreut in  the world is l-'l.-^Li. England  has i:Jl. her colonies S.S53. The  United States has only 20^ different kinds, while the Republic of  Salvador .finds a use for as manv  asi'7-.  America shipped more than  ."><.> per cent,of the , total world's  export of. wheat and Hour dur7  ing the year lMHi, the,shipments  being more than three times that!  of any othei" country. ,  , A Pullman'sleeping car is now  running from "Kansas City to  Mexico City, a distance of _?30U  miles.  Despised Humble Beginnings.  Qncc ii son of Erin came to  New York, and,Avent through the  usual stage's of-evolution. First  he was a corporation laborer,  workimjr with his pick and mattock in ii ditch: then he  15'ecaine  t  a policeman and worked not at  all, but acquired influence, and  took- cess: 'then he entered the  inner ring of Tammany and became ii contractor. He died  wealthy, but all through his life  he iind his wife were teuder of  allusion to' his humble beginnings. When Murphy was dead  and the casket reposed in the  drawing room his widow came  down stairs to see the Jloral  tributes.  "Ah." she .said, "thc Gates  Ajahr is butii'ul! An" that Broken Colyum���how touching! An"  the     bloedin"     heart,     swately  pretfy!    An' the   pillar   of .'"  Bul here she came across an  anchor "1 wonder now." aud  her  eyes   snapped.-.  "'I   wonder  CARLIN   & DTJRICK  who the divil sint that pick!'  .->i(le>.s rfrii-c from  ;i Hiickiny < "oujrli.-  Taki* ]'yny-l'.'i:lciriil.  it   will   cure-   you  i|iii.-kly. no manor how   liuet   thc  <:<>ld.  Davi-' I'iiin-Kiilcr.  Volcanic Eruptions  .\ni jjthikI. Iml Skill Krii|itiiiiis ,re>l>  life of jeiy. liiicklc-n's Aniicii Sulvc.  cure- tliuin: :i!so Old. Ilunuiny und  Fc:vc;r , Sores. I'lcci^. lifiils. Fulem.s.  ( ���(.rn.s. W.irls. ('ills. Hrui.se-s. lliirns.  sci.li!-.     ('ti:i|i]icd     )i:inrls.    ("llilliliiin.s.  Drives,  out  ii;ii':uiLe:cd.  sulci In A. W. lil.KASDKI.I.. Onmc-ist  | l!c-i 1 'ilc e'lire   on   .'iirtli.  j jiniiis   und   ,ii-lic..       ('un  s  Sir Geprg-Ci  Whitej.  Sir (!eor'g<;   White   i.s   a '  iiwui  says an exchange',     lie,' e-oiiduct-  eel the (��|ie rat ions at. I.ilaiidslaagte  hut reported thai victory ..belong-  ^- _-.".r-r-s--.�� -n -���"  '������ v,,uif_\ r"^���w, H  ?^' UB&L  Cr|05  The best anti-rheumatic .  Nn*^^    "    PLA5TER MAK   '  yr^ytffgi   r^.H ,rt./)5TKn IH EuW'tED  'J KjjBiJ'ilAr im BO^. PRICE 2S</iL50 ITIIYARt)  i|AMl;P'Ar^    ��� '     ROIO PRICE-* 1.00 <S  :^ilMNCECOLTip  PfliVrA,CT[AOV)  GENERAL  Fort  Steele,  Sple Agents for the  MERCHANTS  .  Eest .  Kootenay.  The Steele House  First  Class   Brands   of   Liquors  and   Cigars.       Headquarters      for      Mining     Men.        Commodious  ���   Sample    Rooms.    ,    Best  Cuisine  in   the'  West.       Modern,   Conveniences.  ���    '' F-fomc    Comforts.  D. McNeish  Proprietor,  canton steel  COMPANY3  This Steel i.s guaranteed to be equal to .lessbp's  or Firths in all,  ^   Hart) Rock Work. ' '     .       - ��� '       u '   .  Sole Agents  Sole   Agents'  Crow'sNesi.Goal co��PANi,  Giant Powder company.  Mining Supplies a Specialty.  W  E  ���S  GREAT  Northern'  Railway.  TIIK SURVIOVOK'S CHAIN  JIAUK  IT THE SHOIJTKST  TR.\XSCONTI.VIiXT.\r.  K0UT1-"..      ���  .    '  Tt is t.bej niei.sl, niiielci'ii in equipment: it lV thc lienvie.st ralli'd lino;  it, lias it roejk-halliisst   roiielhcel: S\, cre)(.se> no -.anel ilesurts: il was   built,  without a land yrant or "ovorniuciit aiel: it  is noted for e'euirtesy of its1  it it- the emlv line; !-orvin_ meats on tin: a la carte plan.  |;'"EAST KOOTENAY IS ALL RIGHT;) 1  P            "-^���  tH ��4�� ��v ,1. Ji,j��� *A_>  s v ^ ���ijr*"-*,**^��� '-     ��� _.  ,8 Anv information  will lie' frc'elN'^ivSiT by mail. Or  p - otherwise,  on all .matters relating;' to   Mines,   Mill-'  'Ol  Mining Stocks. Real   Estate'  and   Busi  ness   generally  in  Kootenav     bv  BROKERS.  the   district    of ��� South    East  CRANBROOK'S     PIONEER  McVittie   <&   Hutchison.  ^East Kootenay is all right.'         ,Wf  ^employes: 1  TMHOLTC  TUP. GU-ANDF.ST SC'KNKin'  IN AMI  '   my   da "i'i.urn'I".  RICA  Fen- KOKT STKKIA\ anel  the KAS'J' ICOOTIONAY MINKS. Weekly  Sta^'e   freiin lCiili-.]iell. t Steamboat romniunl.'at ions from .lennin��rs  iluriii"  SiiniiiHT.    QnicU-e^t. anel  Mest  route to all  part- of the United  State-,  K.a-lorn Canada and  Kumpe.  Fen- man-,. ticU'ets anel complete information  e:all or addres-  0 neare.-t  a���'enl, eir  C.G.DlXOX.tlenera!  A_eni..  Spokane    \Va-h.  ���M.WIIITNKY.  (1. I  St. Paul  . anel  Minn  'I'.A  "MUNSON NO. 2."  The Best  Writing  Machine  TIIK    O.VI.Y  INTERCHANGEABLE  STEEL TYPEWHEEL  Kloyanl l\   Hlti-.li.iie (I   ( .it.ilojrne  I'1! (���(  Address Edgar A. Hill, Manufacturer, 94-96 Wendell Street, Chicago  PREMIER HOUSE  SHEEP CREEK, B, C.  K. j. HIGBYE. Proprietor.  ���   First-class Accommodation for Travellers.   ���  Everything    New  Tho  Windermere  Sta.o-e  Stops   Both  Coin;;  und  Coming.  Fort Steele  Meat Company  'FRESH   and   SALT   MEATS .ALWAYS  ON HAND.  R0BSON & ROGERS,' Prop's.  h'n-sli- liiilibiit.   S.tlmon,  Stilinon Ti-out-. Bolo^int  Sausage,  lUith'i" and Eggs.    Pish and Cranio in Season.  Riverside Avenue,  Fort Steele, 15. C. THE PROSPECTOR, FORT. STEELE? ii. CyFEBRRARY A..jiioi.r  V>  TniEOT  -���^.���������.���^,^.;:v>------,.-;, :%-; y-7:77:y:--,7s:7.,:: ���s.yyy'.yyy. -'''���>;^r^.':--v'7fW-:..^''v.fi-'J^Vp s-: ':"���'������'���-":\ ���!.(> ;',',':"��������������� ;���.:/..'.'..-.. :,;���:���:���- ,:',������',:.,:..������;'".;���..,.a :���,**, :,::;7 y :-7 ������������-...y.yy. y.-ys-yyyt, y-'f:y7y. :~s7y:!y:yyy:y:y7;:S'r.y..  :yyyyy:,:;77:  FORT  Pdiiit ^  ses to  Wonderful  Choice Resident and Busmess Idts from $ 100 to $250.  Titles Guaranteed.    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Z-yycunitri,, - ail-  \yi'it is- otltiy.',milii,l;.s.-,i(,iul:p6\iIIvi-yyii:; pvp-~  ';w:y--��:?iy;.-pih;iii6n',;ii.o  ,;iy-0(,jtenay;:...,*;It: isrpdssible he may  \'isiii?ltast I^CopTenay;A'.o''-':ie%\y the  b.\rm-].)s-bnyi;-!Ve?li^aclsyof..��fiiifc''.''c.iti-;  *e;us?:?>y.?-yyy ri."y-irrW-K  :.i;^iiii!i;'ryi^ liow^Jn-iihg  y,l,Oiyi:b(^i)��w?hot''d.:i'y:;.:.?.:.:?.���,-,:...'���','.-:��� '.I riTinejie;u;?iyi'tnberleyy.-\vas;'.��� fully  ??._y? .;'.��� "y7:7 r'7���������1 ������' y'.i" " ..������ yi ip^a id .'���tip' yesterday^. :yvy ;. ..-." --.-"p.;-"  '���y. (?. ?yA'.'fy. (?arm.ui. y Vancouver:  y?:ui'(:i Hi'H?yW(!ld;yyiCtQi'iii;;  were  V'?.H?t:hi.y->Vii.v'ViVM'ti.t>kdav.; - ' ���:'���;.'  .. ��� A?B. G?i'ae>' We^iiyy to,,' AJiicleocl;  ?.(>n Tnbsdayyo; nie;M^?:ii.i.'S?';6;race  .?wi.i.(V'.i.s.'r.el;'u.ri>ing-'fi".b.iii 'I'lisA^fe1^1!  ' in 11." ?'l;ioj,ii;-'Mr?;:and M,rsy G'raee  arriv.ed ini town cmyVwihe.'sday. y  ���y%_^bo'a^  rn en.; 7trlyn cl sy of, ��� Mr: -7. ti-iidy; SJiry  Robert Metf h;ei.;;ga\'^;tl^  eroiisysiiypri se?-party y^nyPa'idtfy  nlgn'Poi:'fi'a'.��i^weiyfe;?s;TiibSe?^%o:j, ���,,������ -���^ ��� ��� ���,,.._.-,.,^_.  ,\y'er&';:|:r'r.^eht:;sa;yi?ifc>:A>"^t^^ || ^sJ.vyPi  the?mostien)oyii.bIe afi'air$V of -the'i 1 �� c:|'.J,-.! 1 I'���'% \ %-, '  ;:'| i��l:| 1 |  '  "         "" ^;b||||J-^  ,.'   W.r O. P.el'i"5r��;bli,' Winnipeg ���ar-  i��� ived.in 16\vn.on Thiu'sday  1 ast.;  i A.; McDbiigle ,y)|y,.Granbro,ok.  was-ayi'sitpi- Iti.d^oVt'Steele dnr-  iniir'yiie week: .. ' ?���;;;'; ���?;?-'?'   ?;���?  yW.M.? Gates; representing;; the  bigc crockery   firm   of? .Cowo?'!^  ? "���The".. Post"i; t?)lltcio.��� 1 Jepartinent i Keii't of Torontio. was ity town o'h  slave ?tha? icvjhH!?huieations ? for jThiu'sday^y , yy ��� "y_y^ ;- .; "; .; '  ?;iir(.%ib'tJKk'':',b.fy,.t1re-;.--C^  ���Viii"'ent shb'dd   be .addressed ras; ;' '���-��� ������'���������";..,������-.- ,.���:������' -,,    'y~, ���'���,:. '���: . ���',  cliati "Militurv   (.'ontihorent  serv- ; Ho^o;htts Irieen giyen p^yei- to dts-  y[yy" 7 y ==.��������������� --r.--.-.--,      -mines regniaUoir act-ipartu-ular-  Rdn Mc^V'isli anel wife 'return- j^. section ^applying edneatipiutl  iii 'from a \\\vo: months   trip   to K1^' M> mines'..- -.'..���;-. i     ���'.  Estimates   will   come ,np   on,  Monday."'''   ���������' ,,v .    , y       ������'.". ':��� -.'".  ���   A   irifinber   of   petitions  ..from  Shetland. ,y <   ���������.;.;".    y '.'    ;��� . '..'."   ':  ]- Sir, and Mrs, M:.Brid'e of,^iil-i  ���yarv   are- visLthig ���  their,' sbnsj , r    -n  Messrs.'McBride Un/s.: of thijs j Rossland, . Slocan, ..yuid- .othei  ���cit'y.. ? '��� ��� i'. '':,.? ;;   [West Koojienay���district's,.-.agaiiisib  r*r ::'-\-'y   '_������'������''  7: . ������ . 7 t,he eiirbf hour  hiw were  iiitro-  '���'���>��� A  T. CalehTeli. general  mana-j ..',', ��� ��� '  -. '  -er of the Caldweli Mines   Liin-i cM'<-'etl.  -. -, .    ,  it.od. now -world ng .tlie ' Qld, Abe y It was iiiteiided to liold a night-  group of niines. on. Bull river. ; session last night,' 'but'-Prentice  came'up from the mine .on   A"ed- .;��� ]w](} ��� u])   y]y" g(jvermneil|;   ancl  ���.iiohflay..        , :_-y^ .. . /fo-rcedyni adjournment:?.  ,  1     Ci'ol   Huirli Heiidet'son of-Moyie : ���' ��� ' ���������-f���-���.������    . ���:'  was in town on Sunday last.        :[ "-St. .Jphn's Church of Engrland.  '.   .        y������ .-.....���-.!     IJivine service will be  held   in  Port'Stee'lo 'is  Viol,   lacking .in] St_    ,j(iiV)1'ri     church'   nt    7.30.  iinti'iotisni   althouiiii   there   has!,-, .  p.ui kj.isiii ���. ^     ���-,.,   .r-'btramrers welcome,  ���been-no-.entertainment  tor   the; -���  -. ,,���  benefit of the men who have ge^ne! : Sunday .scliool at ���.:;,0V. in.  to the front. "    / j All the children-^i^ited^i���--      -  .-.;   MI��.KSI.n"l"KK.I.-\X ' (.tlH.'liCII.  ",'-,'  . .li? I'm lire,,  and   until    fiirllier  iH^ticf'.    divine'   si'i'vie-c   will    lie  John R. Reaves, of the Grand  Porks Miner lias gone to take  c'harcre'of the Re]u.ih!i'e Minei'.  Tliere   wil  maseiuei'iide ! Held en Sunday   in   ilie   Presby-  ball -at Mejyie on'the- evening ol.  St. Valentino's- Day. l-Y-brmiry  Nth. ' ' '     :-    ���?  .1.,I'','Armstrong, went, te f.'al-  iiier's lUi'i'dii Tuesdny hist.  The ('aiiadian Hank 'of C'hii-  inerce hiid ii line new steel cage  ]iut. in a few days ago.  ���leriiin (diurch  al .���!  -p.   in.  Sunday school ul 2 ]>. in.  oiii.y  ?:,;vyV.:;:--,MADE,,FRaMy?:-';:'--,:-;  BLENDED hard wMeat  CALGARY FLDUR  ^iSTHEfe^fWHbLESOME  sea'son?yy Theaje;, was 'gerjoiltiirisic.  aiiclfsplehdid' refresh ihents.y"T10  party ,did:nbf:;-;brea.k;-dp"? ufiftil; rj!  o'cdock^Saliui^ilay 'morriingy they  .weretfJo'tli, to leave.- even; at. that  houi-ry ..;!'.;_,; -������;���'.- sy...\. y.' '..lAyy ?:  ���^.-.-'^PJTLe'Vi.?: ���&._' '��_.; rl^i'i'Vf-i ViSi<'��iv--:-i ieireIi.t.H;;-- iii(j��it."  those Tiuviiig: .bung:;iroiil)tes - with -.'.ten-,  dliiifcy' to.liei.iioi;i'liji��:es>,.':'.v A;C:j.o'jv   1 tbttles:|  taken refrulairly. lnake: ii -yreinelerfui :iiti- j  jiKiveiiieiit.     ilude  liy.fOiivis'���'''&.������'.Ijiuv-j.  i'qri<.;o C.'ej..'.Liii'iy ���������';���'���"'     ���'.. ���' ..." .   ' ..'���....���..!  :.yy:y^7  yyyy?--'^y?  iriyr'Wii  'rrrrMir'7&r6iyi^  '  .���_*��>/:;,:��� \y.yy.. ���' - ���  ;:.,;.-~; >.������-- -ysyy-:. ������.-...;::���. .���..:.-��� y. y. 7yyy  y^-:V,. ,", yy..y yy yy:Sy y:^.,:.yy.r.^y''-.y:yy: -:..yy:yy.. Zsyyy 7  ?y;t��i''-;-'.S''-'yy('^y1^  ??���;: yy QF Ft C E--Uiyi.i;s tel��j A yon lie- ':���'';: sy .y:'7.  :;0i>:fil)OO^%(i'ffi  y:f\  i  |i;|;yypy:;:g?SG��^^pf:  JIINIXGl'IlKOKEE'.-;  ":'jS'6Ti\KY'i'PJj,JQli'iC;"  V ';, ;f~Re:U KsiiueiitVyGeiicnUy^erit :-;.;��� ���/,:.  v; "y: 7y.y:yyy7">tyy y 7ycy^7:y^7-:  ���-:y?s;yv-;wiNi5ERMERE^y-By'Jc.=.y^y  (yrriyppridpre&'iSoiicilal.     ..,���;..,;-,:";.:  y ..'.'.y ��� Q,uaraiitinfe Officcsrs..: ������';������ *������ ,.  ,������'? Mi;.' Phillipps has been" appointed- special y^uarahtineypilii-'  cer at.Tqbacco Plfiius-'to yej-ioi't  everyone crossingythe bound'ary  from the south?'ArcliieM:cGloud  has., ..been;, appointed at,, Fernie  to 'inspect? passengers' ��� coming  into the?Province,; from, eastern  ���M6hta'iiabo .D.ir. Hugh ; Wait,, has  been "appointed special .rpiaranV  tine 'ofticer.at Port Steeley ,The  'doctor lias telegraphed'.-;to'o'Vic-  toria for vaccine points.   ;.      ������ '������.-  yy,,yqw::A:^;|i,1Q:  -;'-; Ay.'.'!:.':?'-"? '  ���^^'.cil'.e@'S;  y;?.?'>ySebrbtapy^.^m^  'y?yy;y\;:'^  ^_?yJOHI^Sip3^_yy;;;;  'vyAssa^y'y & :? iVietalliirejist,-':."  ������7- .;:-?a;'fcKAkBKOOK,.  B.C!.  'Bu.ildiiig Notes.,  Several new residences.wil I be  built early in the spring.    ;  The Government, building will  be enlarged during the coming  season.   ���  y .  The new club, house will be  built on ong of the'-lots between  .J. A. .Harvey's office and Mrs.  Levetts. ...  ; . .  The H^annigton. house on; Riverside avenue was finished sonic  time Ago. T.l?i��.pii(.'..of the most  complete cottage's in town.     '  Noliiing has been heard lately  in regard to the Maseinic Hall,  which was reported won lei be  built shortly.'."?.'  ��� The new ball of- the Port  Sieele brass baiiel will be completed in lime for Ihe grand opening dance which it ha.s been  decided lo hold on St. Valentino's Paythe 1 llii I'y.bruary.  'Wl'N-DERMm  rig supDiies a-  M.iuors��going nor!hwai.'?l. via Can00 River��� Routo wi 11 fitid' it.a, Ia;rge:  '    sav-ing'aiid/convenience to procure'their'supplies at Doiiald,. ��� '.-���  SOLE AGENTS for  ; ;T: HyTAYLOR?.e. E.  ���y?',:-;?�����''-":"���' .?,'���- ���''.-���'"?: ./y y?  PROVINCIAL   LAND    SURVEYOR  ;   SilAcjys  ol' yiiiicral ��� '"('j.ld'iiits'y Kdlicjs,-;'''  Mines.' -etc. '"'-'yy: 7'-.7" *'&-: :���.;.     '���'-������'������t '7:7  ???; ��� ^WI^DICltMIOItK.rJtya,:?.':,..': '..,.  Canton Steel Company  Windermere, Golden and Donald  Mining Divisions. ���  Agents  at^Windermere for the California Giant Powder Co.  B.   F��.   COOK.  Livery,   Peed   and   Sale   Stable.  Port Steele." I J. C.  TI'IAMIXO 0.P ALL KJNI.iS SOLII'ITKn.  HtCHWARDEN    &,    SON.  ;.    j. ���        ���.       '    .      ���.  PIONEER,. BARBER'SHOP  Everything Strictly Pirsf Class.  . Ne.rl do&r tnl/ic Pivx/.n'ctor.  RiSlRFiRLKYy B..0:  The.- 'i'Miie'Sl/   I'^iepKiiy iind  . (.'iu'iu'.s itiiel   Bust, Kiirnislied  l.doms, in 'I.'owil   y    .  J?   I.   GATES,   Prop.  IS    NEAR    AT    HAND  Don't) Deiau  To   get  your   L-'lioto  taken  at once to send to your friend.  ' ..' ��� .     ���   '���    '      '  '  THE' ''"    ,  PHOTOGRAPHER  EORT STEELE

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