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 c^"  ?~-\   C-'/"'*-c *-r <..  ��>  ,/  7  \i r  1.   .                            ' *  'J  ���f i'HE PROSPECTOR Jl ' s liJiUV-J  ��>-                                           r ?*  -' *.  * AIM'OIN'I'I.U    III).   Ol'l   IC1AL ���*-  -C ��-.  ���s��         ' J  * GOVERNMENT   GAZETTE *  * X-  LI  l"'oi  SlllUll  l.llsl   1,'outl n.iv.  THE PROSPE'JVOn CON- *  TAINS ALL. "MBt !'" -''"���- >  TICKS. AUD CJVEJi   : ML '  *    L'.TtST TELEGRAPHIC  ���}-   AND LOCAL NEWS.  ��  Vo/. 6\  EORT  STEELE,  B.  C,  SATURDAY,  FEBRUARY IO, 1900.  Q  No O.  New Advertisements To-aay.  IM8c 8  .A. C XuKon   Assismji arid f'oll.'ruu  4\inii(li.,ti lMollic liiiilw.i.v         Will.' HiUiiilUm Mnnuf.icuirin;.' (,'o  Miss A. MrNVish  STRATHCONAS   HORSE.  RECRUITING   AT  FORT   STEELE  Great Enthusiasm. ��� Captain  Parser Receives Commission  as Senior Lieutenant.  The .formation o'l" 0. Squadron  of the Slratlicona Horse in "British Columbia, was an   indication  that J hose  who   had   charge  of  the organization knew where the  best, men for the   work   required  could be found.     I'i.was   a   compliment lo South East Kootenay,  'Ihat forty   men   were   to  be   recruited fro iii tlnVsection,   and, a  compliment to Fort Steele in being  selected   as "the   recruiting j 1>1C executive- ability 'displayed  station-     Jl was  iiUo "fortunate j hl tll(i prions   positions   which  that Captain   E.   C.   Parker,   an { ho has held in the force,  he was  old army officer,   was  appointed  selected to go to Alaska as com  recruiting officer'.   The Captain's  with the regiment, was appointed A. D. C. to Major-General Sir  Charles Reid. K. C. Ii.. commanding district in India. He  was transferred to the."5(5111 Pompadours, and served with thorn  in India and at home. He retired from the office in |^S2. receiving a gratuity.  A Born Commander.    <���  Colonel Sam Steele  comes,  of  u fighting family, and is   a   man  well calculated to command,   the'  men recruiled for service  under  him.     Re is every inch a .soldier  and ha.s the respect not only  of  the men, who ha ve. served under  him in the  mounted   police,   but  of every one iu the section where  lie has  served.      He  joined   the  .Mounted Police in the early days  of that organization, and in 187(5,  was Sergeant-Major of the force.  lie    subsequently .received   his  commission.    Owing   largely   to  Latest,News From the Transvaal. ,  Sj)(L'i:il i.i TlIK I'llOM'teiiiK  Winnipeg, Feb. S.���London  Fel)ruary K---Thc Daily Telegraph has received the following dat"d Tuesday February (5  At Spearman's camp: This is  the second day of battle and the  fighting lias been fiercer than it  was   yesterday.    At    dawn    the  0 ''  liners began action by shelling  our bivouac, with their "Long  Tom" and "Pompon" guns from  Doorm Kloof. Their six inch  shells fell near the spot where  (General Buller and his stall'were  watching tlm engagement, One  shell burst among a squadron of  the I.'!tli.Hussars but not a sou!  was touched.      Our  guns   from  try than the mounl.-nji region  north and south of Fo~rt Steele.  The time is not far distant when  it will become a great pleasure  resort. Fori Steele being the  center, will attract tourists. With  the completion of the north and  south road mountain climbers  and travellers will be strongly in  evidence. G  Fears were expressed a 'short  lime ago thai' the ice crop would  be a failure. There is no danger  of it now, the river is frozen and  the ice is line, and harvesting  has been in progress durinir the  past week. .  STRATHCONA'S   HORSE  Zwartz   Kopand   on   the   plain  Edwards, W.  .M.   Clark,   .1.   Mc  mandani of the Mounted   Police.  personal    popularity    combined      -As a young   man   in   IhliO  he  wilh   iijiljtary   training,    added': was with the Simcoe Rangers in  much'to the enthusiasm.      As   a j Ihe battle at Ridgeway. brought  '   result rceru'ls were  pouring  in I about by the. Fenian raid.  all day Mondayand'Tucsday. un-j     He- volunteered for theoxpedi-  lil the coinpletemenl   was   filled, [tion 'under  Colonel  .Wolsoly   to  in   /act   the    applications    were ['the Rdd river in 1KG<). ��He  sub-  ^ largely in excess of the  require-  sequently   joined   the   Mounted  "^.iem.    There were recruits from   Police,   aud  distinguished   him-  Fernie..     Wardner,    Cranbrook.   soli" as commandant oi the Rocky  Kimberley and  Fort  Steele,   in  Mountain Rangers.    In" 18S7  he  tfact eve��r.y section was represent-1 came to Galbraith Ferry to quell  'ed: aiid they are as tine  a   body U serious uprising of the Indians  of men as could be  gathered 'in j under Isadore. .   Colonel   Steele  ���jin.y.coiinlry, <m the globe, all ex- 'was eminently successful   in 'his  perjeheed   horsemen   and "-good [ mission.  '  '.-shots.    A number pf the men are!     This-town was named in   hon-  ex-members of ^the. North   West i,or of Colonel Steele,  by his  old,  Mounted' Police!    > One man was 'friend . and    admirer.' ,lho   late  .for a number  of  years   a   scout J.John T. Galbraith".'  , with Generals Crook, Custer and j  1 Miles.    He participated in many';  of the Indian campaigns in'Mon-;will Be The Best Hostelry  In East  lanu    and   Wyoming, ' and ' can j   t Kootenay.  make his home in the saddle.  HeJ    The plans'for  the  new  hotel  were completed a few days  ago  THE NEW HOTEL.  . i.s Canadian' born.        H   , v  List of Recruits.  The following named   recruits  we?-e enrolled for the Strathcona  . Horse.     '    "      - ���   "  Alfred  Jones.   Ivor   Thomas.  Frank Norton. Fred G.   Arnold.  Richard B. C. Hammond, Arthur  .H.   Cree.   Adam   Hall.    Charles  Norton,   .lames  McConnell,   Albert Gee.' Harry Hawes. William  H. Harper,  Saul  Wright.   Rich-  jird    Deering,   .lohn   Bourstield.  John   E.   Kennedy.   Walter   Ed-  , wards.  Robert Shaw,   Isaac  M.  ' Foster.     W.   F.   llaynes.   .John  McDul'f.   Win.   A   Clark.   Henry  Thomas, John Gilpin, Edwin  R.  Murras,     Henry      W.      Mellon,  .I.iilies Wilkey. W.  Faimimr,   W.  Ohorn. Geo. Hambly. T.  Hague.  Waller    West,     Charles    Hart,  Jose] )h       Kearney,      .lohn     C.  Charles  Peterson.  Nesbit.  Waller Monleith, ,       Henry  'Wiggins. William Dawsoji, Francis .1. Dunn. Alex. McDonald,  lienjamiii Burke. II. Morgan. 1-1.  'Thomas. John Griffin, Edwin R.  Murray. Henry W. Melton  Wilkey.  The following named recruits  have appointed non-coininissiou-  t;d officers, subject to the approval of the commanding officer:  S. Wright and William Fanning, to sergeants.  Messrs. Hammond, Harper.  ;5haw, Houslield. Nesbit. Foster.  "West and Cree to  be  corporals.  Captain Parker. I  Captain   Edmund   C.    Parker, '  who,has received a commission as J  ^senior lieutenant in  the   Strath-  ^.vna Horse, is a graduate of'the  Koyal Military /college- at: Sand-  and    wore    submitted     without  question.      The   building   when  finished will  be   the  most  com-  plete of any hotel in East lvooteuay.   The'hotel will have a frontage  of, (js   feet   on    Riverside  Avenue, with an L running back  '."Hi feet.     The   lower   floor  'will  consist of an hotel office,   managers office, reading room, dining  room. 'A4 by i!:2   i*ee,t.   bar  room,  card room, sample   room,   kitchens, pantries, etc.      The  second  floor will consist of ladies parlor,  with hall, seventeen bed   rooms,  linen  closets, 'bath    room,    etc..  The third floor will contain eight  bedrooms..   In the basement will  be situated   the   furnaces,   wine  cellars lavatories, etc. The building will be lathed and plastered,  healed by hot air. and wired   for  electric lights.     .Hot   water will  be   introduced    throughout    the  building.    A stand pipe will also  be put in the building with  hose  sufficient lor complete   fire   protection.      The   inside   finishings  be  of cedar,   and   the   roof  will    be    covered     with      steel  shingles.  Lumber is now being hauled  and the construction will commence soon as the weather will  permit.  The enterprise of Mr. Arthur  Fenwick is to be commended. He  is showing his faith in the town  bv his work's.  soon silenced the 'enemy's -artillery,  but   repeatedly   the  Uoers  brought back their gun,   popped  them in to work over  the  hills,  fired  ar few  rounds   then  again  changed their position.      During  the   morning  our gunners  succeeded in blowing up theeneinys  ammunition wagon upon Doorm.  General Lyttleton's brigade was  shot at from three sides and had  a warm   time   upon   Vaalbronk.  Desperate efforts were made, by  the   Uoers to .recover   smoking  hill.  , The Durban "Light   Ini'an-,  try, the King's Royal Rilles  and  Scottish rilles gallantly charged  and cleared position. >  General Hild'vard's brigade relieved General' Lyltleton bri-  gade'about sunset.  ,     1    '  Fighting continued until nine.  Several prisoners wore taken.  They say the- Boers, yesterday  lost heavily and to have suffered  severely to day.,    s   '     .    .  If is reported, that-among,11ieir  dead in the trenches armed Kaffirs-wore found.? ,,<���,., ,". '  Tlio"T>rilish- smartinir under  two previous .defeats^* will undoubtedly be nerved to ��� more  desperate efforts than ever 'before, and if furious gallantry can  carry Buller over'-the "kopjios  that face'him Ladysmilh will be  relieved within a week.  Ladysmith,   (Tuesday),    Little  can  be  seen  of Buller's  action  owing'   to    haze.       ii    appears  that the Boers   have   withdrawn  iheir big  guns  from   hills  here  southward.      A   large   force   of  Boers still remains and  the garrison is prepared for a night  attack-, i  Spearman's Camp. 7.���(i p.   m.  ��� Buller has commenced the advance for the relief of Ladysmith  The   British   casualilies   up   to  "Tuesday noon, two officers killed  and fifteen   wounded: ' rank   I'Ki  killed and wounded.             ��.    -  Pomerian with mounted police  passed Capo Verde islands yesterday morning, all well.  The first Canadian contingent,  except companies A. and H have  ���rone to Gras Pan to join Lord  Methuen's forces.  Hotel Arrivals.      <  WiND.srm:��� .1.   E.- Keller.   W.  Duff.   W.   T:   Haynes,   D.   Stacl-  lander, J. John Spellmau: W. 0.  Fiji:, Geo. HernbJy. C. Peterson  F. E. Simpson. Ii. E. Beattie. A.  M.   Obst,   George   Johnson,    S.  Gilmore. A. Golf, M. West. Cranbrook:     Arthur   Wallis.   S.   J_j.  Goldberg,' Moyie:   .1. C. Drewry,  W.rH. Jaffrayl J. A. Keck, Ross-  land: 0  D. Blackwood,   Nelson:  S.    Hanson,    Montana;.    W.t   H.  Campbell.     Montreal:'    C. "   A.-  Klingensmilh, Duluth:   V.   Norton.   Richard   Deering,.   A.    W.  Gee. 14."c. Ward.   Fred  Arnold,  Frank-  Norton,   A.   H.' Cree, R.  J3.. Hammond. S. Wright. Fernie:  B. Brandenberg, Kali spell: J. C  Dixon'. J. Reauiey, C. Hart, Kimberley:    .John   Rudolph,   Brant-  ford:1 A. S. Trof, E.   M. Carroll.  Winnipeg;   J.   F. Whitney. Berlin:  R. Ii. Parker. Guelph.  I. | wi  hurst, receiving a full commission. He joined the 1.04th Bengal Fusifliers al Pesha-wa, as eii-  .<j��>n,   in   1870.   and  came  home  North Star Tramway.  The si ringing of the main wire  for the North Star tramway has  been completed.' .Thi? traction  wire will be.on the ground in a.  few days, and some' 'tinie.af'tei;,  the ti'iiiiiway will be in operation  The ore bins having  a  capacity  of.'5!"i(l Ions have been completed  at.the railway terminal.  There are eight cases of leprosy in New York.  Insurgents have'eaptured Ba-  gota the capital of Columbia,  Alex. Holland, was brutually  assaulted by a Chinese cook in  Vancouver.  Gen. Otis is to retire from the  Philippines, and will be succeeded by General McArthur.  The addition to the German  navy will be completed in I DOS,  when she will possess 'AT battleships and be mistress of Ihe  Black Sea.  The branch of. the, Puuple"*  Bank at Danville, Out., was rob'-;  bed of.$".,000. , The six burglars  who did the deed were ultimately  captured.  The Scenic Point.  i ' . Mining Notes.  The Big Chief Mines. Limited,  haveussjjed (an-_attractiye t prospectus, which is now being circulated. Anions:-the provincial  directors-appear the names of  J. K. Higbye. W -VunAi-sdalon  and H., L. Amine, also" the names  of -prominent merchants and  bankers of Montreal, Ottawa and  Winnipeg. *  The shipments of ore from  Rossland lor the week- ending  Friday the :ird inst, amounted to  ;">,(>.">;") tons. Of the lalter amount  the Le Roi furnished !!,i'7."> tons,  the War Eagle 8.404 Ions, and  the Center.Star ."i.Si'S tons.  .1. C. Drewry on behalf of the  Canadian Gold Fields Syndicate,  has purchased the Commonwealth group of mines on Hooker creek, about twelve miles  east of Crawford Bay. paying  therefor !?:">0,000. A good wagon  road and Government trail leads  from Crawford Bay 'directly to  ihe properties  Work on 6he Dougherty claim  is proceeding rapidly. The incline shaft and track is now down  1 -0 feet, with tine ore at the bottom. The Colonel has great  hops.s that the mine will prove a  bonanza.  The recent snow has not  stopped work cm any of the  properties in this vicinity.  The I5ni]tire. Burton and Wyn-  stay: Old Abe. Dupont. Big  Chief.* Golden Five. Dougherty.  Dardanelles. Estella and others  are being worked continuously.  The Black Bear on Mark-  creek- is showing up better as  the worlc progresses.  J. ft. Saucier has started a  force of men to -work the property of the St. Mary's Mining Company on Luke creek- Mr.  Saucier says the ledge is I 1 feel  in width on the surface.  It is an every day .occurrence  on the streets it!' Fort Steele to  see'..'pack' animal* loaded with  supplies for the different mining  companies   Operating     in     Ihis  The Contingent From South. East  Kootenay Was the Recipients of  a Rousing- Send Off By the People of Fort Steele.  One of the most enjoyable  receptions ever held at Fort Steele  was tendered to "Captain Parker  and the recruits for  the  Strathcona Horse" on Thursday  evening.     The ilicmb'M's of   ijj,.   Fort  Steele' Brass   Band,   generously  gave the use  of  their   new   hall  for the reception, also their services.      Although  but   a   short  time  was  given  to arrange the  programme,  it    was   perfection;  there   ' were    songs,    choruses,  recitations, speeches  and   dancing, and the boys  speak   in   the  highest terms  of  the   reception  accorded them.    Tt, was an  occa  sion" long    to   be   remembered.  The  programme  was ' a. louathy  one,   and    those    taking     [tart  entered into the spirit of Ihe occasion.   Hon.cR. L. T. Galbraith  was  chairman   of  the   meeting.  He   made  a   few   felicitious   remarks, and then the band gave a  selection,   followed   by  a , song  from C, R. McKeown,   this   was  enthusiastically received, and an  encore demanded. The "Soldiers  of  the  Queen"' was  given by a  chorus tofj the  Fort Steele Glee  Club,   the  solos  beingerendercd  by    Messrs.   McKeown,    Rlwell  and Nelson.    Mrs. Gilpin recited  Kiplings    poem     ������'Bobs"   in  a  spirited manner, il is doubtful if  it over  was recited belter.    A.  C.   Nelson  sang   a  song  with a  violin  accompaniment   by   Mrs.  Wallinger, , Mr.   Nelson   was   in  splendid voice and rendered this  number iu a masterly 'manner.,.  Mr. Charles   Mairs 'delivered  a  p;er was specially good. It L>  seldom one has an opportunity  of hearing a violin played by one  who has complete mastery of the  instrument.  The musical pari of the programme was under the personal  direction of E.J Cann, and it was  largely due to hi�� efforts that the  music passed mf -owll.  ft was an occasion long Lo be  remembered, and the boys now  know that they carry with them  the best wishes of the people o:  Fort Steele and South .East  Kootenay.  short address, which was directly In touch'with the present conditions of affairs existing ��in ��� the  'Empire. Captain Parker after  repeated calls, came 'forward  and made a few remarks', and  was cheered to, the echo. He  afterwards ��� remarked, that he  had rather been on the firing  line, than attoni'ptingjo make a  speech.  Mrs. "Gilpin then rendered  Kipling's poem, thc absent-minded beggar", in a manner that not  only touched the pearls' 'of the  audience but their pockets "also.  Li is conceded'that this was one  of the most pleasant features of  the programme.  The first part was concluded  with a very able speech by Mr.  .1. A. Hai;vey. and a solo and  chorus by the Glee Club. "Tenting On The Old Camp Ground",  the solos being rendered by  Mesdames McBride and Corsan.  and Miss Watson.  The marching of the recruits  to the inspiring noles of the bagpipes., played by T\fr. Smith was  one of-the features of the evening, the flaying- of the old Scottish airs eliciting intense enthusiasm. Supper being served, the  floor was cleared for dancing,  which continued until a late  hour  The men one and all speak in  the highest terms of the reception accorded them. One man  said "The hearts ol the Fort  Steele people are in the niihl  place". Another remarked that  he had only one kick coming, j  and thai was "that the ladies of  Fort Steele; would not loi the  boys be wali-llowers:" Still another said Mrs. Gilpin in her  recitation ol "Bobs" conveyed  its meaning  fully.  The receipts of the evening  amounted to Sl^.-). $10 was received from "Pay! Pay!!.!  Military Notes.  Captain Parker believes he. ha.s  recruited one of the best coni'  pany's in the Strathcona Horse,  Tlie boys enjoyed0themselves ���  at the concert, and dance tendered the recruits by thejpeople  of  Fort Steele.  The Strathcona recruits  were-  assemble'd at Fort  Steele,   from  ( o  thence they went to  Cranbrook,  andfthere join the com puny from ,  Nelson.  The Volunreers.  Captain Parker had no trou.bie  in getting forty volunteers for  the Slrathcons Horse, the allowance lor South East Kootenay.  Forty-lwb volunteers were enrolled in iwo days, then 'a. tele- ���  gram was sent to Major Steele  saying that sixty good men could  be obtained. <-"  The men were tendered asmok-,  ing concert at the Windsor UoteL -  on Tuesday evening, which   w.is  well attended.   -  *     _���   New Officers Appointed.  A Vo rd }h a's /pAcm'' received   that,"  the following Justices  of   Peace'  have been  appointed   for  South \  East   Kootenay:     ' Fort . Steele,  ft. A. Elton and John   Grassick;  AVardner,,J. P. Burgess; Fernie.  ���'Lauge.     As coroner 'for   the  Pro\nnccvr>V'.-T.'Clark,  Movie.-  Win tar Carnival.  The preparalions for Ihegreat  winter carnival at Rossland. The  carnival will   commence   on   the  i;lth inst anil continue until Saturday the I 7th.      The   Canadian  Pacific railway will sell   tickets,  single   fare   for   the   round   trip  from all points in East and West  Kootenay from   February   11'   to  1(5 inclusive, good to return leaving Rossland on the 18th.  Public School Notes; (  The total number of pupils at- .  tending the senior division of  the school during thepa<l month  was ob. tne average beinjr .'!.">.  There were 17 who did not mis>  any session of thisschool. .Three  new names were added to the  register.  The partition between the  cloak" rooms and the class room  of the senior division have been  removed, thus atlordiiiir needed  additional space. New roller  blinds have been pui up for the  windows. Tho Secretary of the  Board is endeavoriiiir to ii'et the  Educational Department io furnish money to build new cloakrooms outside.  In ihe junior department the  al tendance for the past month  has been :_'.".  the  averaire   beina'  From a   scenic   point,  of! view  here is no more attractive cou'n-  viciuity. There setims lei be no  question 'but Fort Steele is the  mining center of, the district   all  riy  I it.  ay!!!"  Itwasa great success, and Ihe  people of  Fort   Steele,   and   the  ladies and gentlemen ���having' the  affair-.in charge'can congratulate  ere   was not   a  themselves,  hitch.  Th  i<;' playing o  Mi  W;  lilm-  Shut Down jit Rossland.  A     Rossland    dispatch    says-  Thai   owim.'   to    the    machinery  troubles of the   War   Eagle   and  Center Star mines   al   .Rossland.  the'company. is -now   <>bl-ig;cd   to  stop product ion until new  machinery is. ins tailed.. 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■''■: '"■■'.--"■■--" yy^'oottPAt/r:'!-.''.;,y-:- 7-: ■' .:-,V~-';
;,^KcpUiereii:,the^lSUia:iS^bf;.I"lJVAK-]J.ywiiy:
''.j-T'.jliEK'KUV; CERTIFY iiiat/ r hiiyiilliis aii\
■v'Jt•■':.,■•'reciiiiere^'the.'"Clem.Silver-lisid Miiii'nj:
f*77&yy
iilni^ycpviU\^ii.U;. Kby.Mm^Ay ■.■^i*l,'V
':-':'-! dayy. from.tiic-.tlii te hereoff to iipjily tpJhe.Minj-
y? i'nu jieebnlcr. Ipr>'Cei:titlentes of Iinprbveinenis
-tfor-'the purpose (jfobtiiinint; ii. Crown C'iriiftt of
■\-.:v4.The,iibpve.'cliiImV.',:.,!iy;-',w.y'.';.'.'y
:..,,. ;yy;An(i'Turtlier i^iUe iiotieu;; t.h;itViietion., ""\UJ1U.
y? Section HT'm'usc'.li'e'ctfmmijuccd.ljcfonj the fssii-
, yy.hce of siieh C'ici^.itiesi tes of;liiiprovKJii'oiits.7'j':.-}
?-'-v'^V'J. IJn'i eil !■ Oi is ■24iiV;0u.y of^ypv^jnh'i'ri'.iisre'.: y'7;--:
7:.^:7!^:4y7.7y7yrHOs7r!%cyyr,TiE. At:<Miy'
?«y«;,? yyy;yy. \ irou» '■ i^y- yyy7.y:yyy.
77y7(7fii-l i:ji co Iryyijyi 111'/'iroi ■e.iiii'ii.l.y -if
x-:yyr:y'^-yy
:yy.-':. .Kin.O.nHil/An'ii'MJfil.'Cliili'^
yVBl'eeio'Miniiii; Ul vision of .SoU.tli Kiisi-'IvpOl'iiiiay.
■ ■-i>y^ii;u'■; v-y:y;,;y°:y:'':.y:?^:r??;?'y'^yy;-''.;
/'"',:'...   VVIici-e loeiiteinv-^ln/l.iiijt; Creel; ^anil^Isa
■ : jiorili easierii.extiinsioii of! Hie, llvst exleiislon
,„ of ihe Last (.bianco mineral claim. .'•• ■'■■■.'
. .   i'|'a'l;e  notiee  lIml '1.   Walter: Viiii'Ai'silale.H
'}■'. Kreil'.'.'MliiLi'.'js Ceriitleate >'o.,ii  !'«:«, 'inteiiil,
;   Klxly .lays fWVni'ili,.-'ilaie iiei'eof. to iipply to the
jiliiiiiiK Keeordei'Wa (.'ertitleate of. Impi'uve-
ments.  for  Ilie  purpose ofolitainini;  a Crown
. ,'Clr'anf of the a'libve eiaim".'o;'.;; '•'. 'iv ;.-.,  ' '•'.■'■-,
■:.'.        Aiiii fnriliier I a Ue nollee I hat. aetioii". under
■ .-' Jieelion :!". must'he (•ommene.ed before tin-, issu-
xnee of siieh CVflt'llle'ale iiFltniiryveinelits..
Jv, 44-wi:.7■■': ■■' :   WAI.'I-KK A'anXiISI.iAI.KX:;; '■
■ ,-.   " Dated.this iiiiu'i (lay of October. WW:   .
ui^'adthys's  f6i- ■ 3~y, per' ijiijiitli.Vbr *1
lorAymonihstiyyyy: 7-': 7'.!7yy.y777y
fKe?Weekiy?Tribune ?????:?
- :J---i:-'':-«v-'.t;'-; ::;!-^;;'-;'':'-v-|:-.-:fr*'-ri-: :■■■;,.':;,,'«■:■
=• fPlio'^reut-faiiiily  nowspai-iei'  aiid
;rai'jiiei^?.rri6n(l~-l(i}i)a^s,yi2yvoluinns'ii
of rc^atliiij^-'inuttiiir'./ea'ijiv;r^jief^ris.-iii'aile«I'
i?b,<Ui.y'n6«L-''b''!'Vu«'^
■7: .•.t'r,''t:oiUai'n!<^^
:oi 0iyw^iiiyyy'::7yyy7'"ys:yy:'77'77;^'
.','• yThy;:'local'7 jfu'hfei'iil'-. uiuii't'ioiis-.yftr
Mii'n i,tot):i :ire Vit' lian'd;' ;Tlifc   Doth in ion
elections :in:iy;7liot.'bej- very'^ far.-'away.t'
'pdn'.t-ltij.'jinsiecl'iyillrf^
K;j)i.i!'tSV 'Siii)soril»e'''for''.The"'Triltiinii,
wliiclii iiublishes, the  iietiui] .fa<'.ts;:ijKl
allows the ji&iple   to". jiufo'e   fi'ii'  tluVm-r
selves.  ..Adflre'ss all orders' to;,.; y;- ;
The'; Tribune?Pubiishing ''Cb;y'? ? ^'v
••'■'.'' '•:'' - ;?''??':'''.. -;'? , Winiiipes:'.".-,,
Company under the ^Companies Act; IKtT:', and to
carry oti.t of;etlect all or any of theobjeets hereinafter set'ToVth to which the legislative author-'
fity of the i.e)n.slatiire of Itri'tishColumbia; 'ex-(
.:terids.:.r.'';. 7>::::,:''~.; y]y7¥77y':y7 •-.-;"■ '?■■.?■'?''
:'. y.'i'lie head;ollice„of the;Con)iyanjvis'situate''iii;|::: [:
the City of SpoUatie. State of WnshinKtoii.'U.S;
'AiV":-yy": y:^:'<:y:^^?^77:y:i':yy'!'F-..y^:A^
j ,/r';i'i'he amount of'the eapiial ofj the .Coiripany
Is. tTTi.ooo. aiivided in't<i";.'|,.Vill.b(Ki shares of live
centeaeh;-;:';; '.;.,.•''. 7;:.y. \'y 77'7'7777§i', 7.7:7:7
.'j'hehttul oiliee^of the; Company iii.tii is'Hrbv1-,
ince is siuiatcVt SiiliiyiVii Hill, aiid :.l,^iIloiiKli-
ton. miner, (not 'c>riiWi\rcrcd to'.Issiiu;"'»' ti-.ins.-
- stock):,  a'nd'-' whose""-;- address' is,:- Sullivan:,; Hill
•aforesaid',:isrUi,«j attorney forthe'Coinpimy:.-:•;.
-';;; 'rheainieofihe.existence,;ofL.tne;:,Cornpany:
'is^lilt.y'years'y":;"5;^";:;'^'^;'^^-';"3^ ',V,!.'".'!.;';";' 'y';.?
y ^Theljbiijecfs;;for >,\vhieh;; this'Coinpaiiy;naS:
been established are:— '..'7'   :■■■77%■ :'■'-'   ''"'••y.'i
'7: To;; -vvoruy operate., i_iiVy,; sell.r;i'ease, loi^ate.
aeiiuire. proetiie: hold and deal iii mines.tiietals'
r.an'il .mineral ,'ela'ihis of e'vefyliiiid uii<J ''csci'iP^
lioii;'within the.Uhitedi.Stiites of ^Aineriea'and
iiii tlierPrpvincepf-.Briti.shv'C(dumbia;:;.ao' carry-:
on. and con'duet a "{rene'ra r-niiiiiiiK. .smeltinj.'.
'iniflliiirnml reduclion business: lo procure, iie-
acijuire.iiold. erect; aik! operate eleetrie and
ppwer: 'plants for, liie purpose of mining and
trealiri!,' ores, and for.the purposeof furiiishiiij;::
lisrlus  and ervatiiiy power: to bond, buy. lea-ie.
locate aiid hokl'ditehes. fliiniesaiid waterri^hts:
to.epn.stni'e.l. lease, liny.-sell, build and operate
railroads, ferries: tramways aiid other means of
transportation 'for.: transpo'rtinj.'  ore's, miniim
and. other-, material: : to own.  bond, buy., sell,
lease' and  locate  limber and   timber claims::
to purchase or otherwiseaeijuireand undertake
§©Q
:yy;I^;ye.OH-N??yy"l
^';:AND?iMp;bRTE&':OF
51:iy;;fyFiNE';^^
yRpcky;.',Mouniaih;?A;yenuey ;■:
HAR«^f|B'^SR'Ry
7 :?*?F6r t? Steele?---Bi C?"???
UNDERTAKERJSl ?y   ;1
""%£ embAlmers
'Mf
^_l•?l•eseliv^id(ll•ess^^lACiGS:■&i-HUC:HlK6".■;
'.'■;  ■■'':/■ Opiiositeltiiiik'of Co'ininoi'c'e',;''.;,:!A..i
,:y--;:yy:-'?:CK.\Nih{ook:yy';'-y?:y-y?
Telei.'rai)h:prders 'proiriptl.\vauuniljsii',t6:.
'-If
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7'M
m
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A 7:.
Why ?Npt? Invest slri?
:iii
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mi
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yyyyyyyyyyyyyyy-yy-yy^
SIN(3LE#FARElyREtURN?
-,;...: ■;'-.'■->■   .',,-.    NOTICE..,-:. ■ .-''..I;;,-, ::,,-.;
-V ;, N'otieeis lH-reby,i.'iv:en ibiit an application
will   !)<•_ inlidp  to'; the   i.i.%'i.sialiv(iAss'embIy of
thi: t'roviiice (iriji-itish,Columbia, at  its-next
session for an , Act io incorporaie a  Company i..-nll ,or rany, part of the business, property,:!nd
with p.iwor to coiistriicl..eilui]).' liiaiiitain  and j j-'ood-will ami .liajiilitiesof.any  company.' cor-
| operate  telephone; and  telegraph lines vvitbin j poratioii^partnership or pei-soh,c:irryinsf on aiiy
'-aiid .throughput^ tlie .frbfince of ltritish Colui.hr | business which thi.-4i(.'oihpanyist authorized . to
; lijii. :uid to co'iistr.tii'.ti erect, and mainta-in  such j carry oil. or which is in any respect similar to
v    ,<> ,;-' NOTICE^-  '      ■'':',"'■!"' ;.■'■    Vj Aiul'so lnanypolesiin.i/oiher'woi-k^aud devices j tlie objecis ofthis Company.- or .which  is cap-
■^•?i:nW^W"iV;-:iK-H'K.e'ilmC'tliirtv'^avs'aft^
ainoiinu:n<y>y™^mwi^
f property deemed :s\iitii|ile for ilie.pui'iioses of
Land "Purchase.
■■»
nissioner of f.ands und  Works. Victoria. (.">«.-'.ml mauitainin^the'system bt eomnniuica- j
'    ' : ..•„..,    !»'..        t . .1    >.^I. ......       ,i.wl        t 1.1 1. ..'■!.., t WI        il   till     til     111 1.HI   .;
SoiSSiHoiSi^
y;-::H^:.:i'-..,'.;i':';ry:^i'':;--:;^:;-«:!y.:;y
?>:f y-'::yyyyy,:;-;MK y. :Y.,.y.-;-:,yy y
y:7ys:7X
■.:z:g::&si: ;,,*!
AND JOBBING.
M.inin'g- ; AVork 'ya 7 Specialty?
chains: tlieiice north  (4n) forty chains: theiiri- ;and disi'l. .......       , .
- wesf(iu) forty eluiin-   them'? north   (loo) „m- ;■ Vithin-lbe  limits aforesaid, und   to  pUirhas.aot inpney in such maimer as the Company shall
:'  Iiiiiuln'.! chains- ilioiu'e "iisi-'CW  chains mov,% or loa>e   for any ,nrm of years, any lelephon..-.,!'   see til.;      , -     :    ,.       '.  ;
'or less'to west, bank ff  Klk riv.-r;' -thence- tol-"': telearapi,   line eMablisl.ed „r t^be estalilish.:,.!        , taven-under iny; lian.l and seal of onlce at
towin? west bank <!f ''Kik'riV.-r '-in  a   s..,.tl,«rl v-= inUrilish  Columbia  conne.-tod,: ,,..,•' lo  be eon-    Victoria. ;i.'rovince of, liritisl, Columbia,   this
dli''ucUon7..-nl'.c.-'..fb.-l'niiii'L'i'ii'i>Si   'i<'^' '■'■"  ^"cteiK-with ihe. linewhicirthe-Oimpany -may    lSih day :or:..luly, one-ihoiisand e.j/hl hundred
■,■■'.'•' ■' .. ,;.~i ,  '       ,   u     -i      - -   '    ' (■ construct, and tf,"amali.'amate willior lease  ii.s i and ninety-nine.
.-■tliOtlsiUKi-.sierr's-moi-'vor l"s,    ■ •; " :,,'-..' .... : ,        . ■■' .,'-•   .■:'■■ ,     ......   .... „,.,„:„,'..-
; -' ■ A   Mi.ti a in iA i.r,.'       : line'oi-liu.-s;.,r any portion or portions therein. I'-.s. I ,    s. y. \\ in) I I ().\.
D-Heii 'Hit's :!uth Nnvi'iiii'ier I •".►;■.'   •'' H-.v,'.     -. !" :lnV c.imiiauy"p.iss'e,sslii«'. -lis  proprietor.' aiiy'i 4-t-      'lii'ijiMritr,.i>J".ftiiid Slm'k <'iillijii mien.
'■'.'"' '''."' . - 11 ii...  n;   telephone or telegraph coiiiiiiiinien.iii.iiif _„ : Li. .—:...t : L.—! -±. ^^..'.:.__—___
"    ; ■:.       ^-—        "   :    : y   ~    r     ■ j-Hiinectin^. or, lo .be eoniiivled. wilh   Ihe saidi
,...:.. .NOTICE-     : .',-     ..i.'.impaiiy's <iiii.-  in- lin.-s. and to borrow; money i
' Take notice thai i, i'.ll-n Siuit), '.:.-.-!,.il,. our : f.u; the piirpo^es of tin- Company, and to pledge .'■
STOCK    LIST:
.'' liioiuh iitJiMi.i'l:'ii»-,'iV. niak..- a'ppiie.ation to ;vir-
elfiise thi'.Joll'iWinii.iahil, '•:■■ .-o.iitli Kast Ktvti--
nay viz. .... ' . .    ' '   v
-. l.'onriilerii-inu at a ;,os'. ;.];. nl,'.:- si'-.m'., : h':
iiol'th v,-i.'sl r.-ilj.T nf ' .■',»!•:.>- !'5'.k.'r:!li''s j.re-
..•mption: ihi-ncr- ij.>rr.h'.ii ehsiins. t-heiie..-- w-.'-i
•M chain-: ^li.-no: s,,u:h -jii .-.luii'ti^:   -i.-n,-.-  ,°,'t-,i
.ati'hiilii.-to the iJiu-'.-e oi'Ncs-rihiiinir..
Uat.eil it Fort ><.,;:).)■. M. C- 'his'•.'no' .lay -.,''■
December. I>'W!'     ;' '       -,;        ■'■*-'     '
,,<: rii.)rt^:i^'-'' any .if the,,''"lupauy's ns-eis 'for \
I thai, purpose, and 'to rcci-i v<-i bonuses, or prfvll- \
,.^,-s /roip;- :iiit' j-.vrs'.ti or liody c.irporate. and j
■ w:th  all   oth.'.r  usual;  ueei-ssary. or (lieidenlal!
rijiits. ji-nvcrs  or i»ri\'i].:e./s as  niay.lie in-i.-es- J
s;> ry .11 iM-idelital t., th.' ;itiainlnriil ot tlieabi.ivi: f
- •,'!■,',!,•'.• Is   OJ- any ,-»f,-Iii,.-|u, '   .     -       :   ,   V '    i
l.iaT..-.l Hii- ir.ih day of Ueeeinber. is'.'i'. ■
.    ',     ■■".,,,     .!.' il iiimu'x; '        j
;-: ■    sniiciior tor'.he ;Ai>iilicatiis.' ' '
!!  C.
' i.y
NOTICE.
, Take noi.'lee-thill I- l:,.,i.:.'snii[.li
nionih ariei'Viate.' re m.ikc'appiie.tii
elnlse the r.il!,uWf"ie !:i|,,l il
nay vi/.'-
. (:onimeii.*'itie; ut.  :.   i'"'-
ehain.s we.-.t i,f ti"-'s,.'.ith ,-;, -.:  : '-.
. J'"!cki''riiii-''s   pi-,;--.-ui|i:-...n.     '!'!"■■
chains: 'them-' ea'si -in ei:,,;i,,:  t,
Vlllthis;    'hence   ».->!    1"   I'iia'i.-
b..'L,'itinin;'    '
I lilt,',, ,1 ill   Furl- St.-,:!•-.-if  I '.  (I
I'lccetnilel'.  JS'.I'.I -    ■
READ.
. Fnipir.e ..... .. .". ....?
... .       ,...
■ BJacik Bear-i.'..",... .. .'   r>\c.
I.vi i n her ley Ooii.sol ida.ted  I < (c. •
Can    recommend    Empire   and
th F.:.-';   K.
p,:il,l, ,1   .i.'it'.i
?'., ,-' FO,R SALE,        -,...,.
''•;iii Atiiiii-aiiiiitoi' for woi'kini'' Vi-i.:u! BiSL'dk, Bear for quick profit.
'.fni!lii)^")tJiii'i/..'    .-sic-.'s iiv'i'i.'HO |ir-f e'.til '
if o-„|,.|.    U'e'lLI'iil. Willi -powei' LdS.OIMi His. j  _,     ' -ETM      *
(. ■■■ - ... .
:ain eiitiin-       '  an Imv-c-imi M':sh'   til*'    Si, „
Ki.l-'"!ie    M (rsioti: ■      i.
Kin- i',u
ii.Vl.ilH'r   il |i|'I.V'. 1"
.i. ,\.
H ai;V K.\'. f".,it Si
NOTICE.
T.,",:.: ■„„
-l-e l.i:-lt   1      \S' IIJ1 il-111    1''
i,-r,,l   -.i:,:i
<hi>. - I :-,,.:i: :.hi-. Oit'e.
Mining and Stock Broker.
Ki,mbcrlcy, H. (.'.
}$jH^PEBvJ:Ta;-FEBjl.7TH
yAGENTS and PURSERS y
Revelstoke? aiid i South, ??       ?   ?'
''?' °. 7': ::y. ? "? ■ Fernie andyWest.-
?:.SELL,;; :TIGK'ETSyr.. F&brus'u'y
l^tlr;.-] /ithyi^;UStlii^:aud?:i()tli;
1 iniiting, going ,port,i(^n to dateJpf
■^a'te,''''anU'retiViMi'']')b'rtion:''gpod.,,-to
ea.,ve" .E^ssl.an'd   ii])- to Feliruaiy
,8th:.;":yy ."':?;y,.v:?:.',?--,?'■'.■•■..'y
.1. W.A-KAyrK •?;    I'':\M. AJKIlllUliST.
Ae-|,:l.''(ii'I Sti.'ole .lei.:   'Ao-f. ('rauliiiipk.'
:'.. ??? '■?-notice.?'' y   -',? v
' N'otlee is liereliy iiiyen thattliirty days alter
date I shall apiily, to the tMtief Commission-'
ei'.of Lands and Works'., at Vletnria. lor permission to,.'pnreli;i>e .the, followine descrllied
piece of land.. t-iitiuiu'iicliii; at the south west
corner of;loi,.'J*!r.t.'jtoup 1..thence south eleven
chains, more or less, to the'edye.of the liliitf on
Ihe St. .Mary's liver, thence' lollovvin;.'' said-
lilulf. down si.reaiii"eii.'lity chains, theilee north
to the south I'.-t'st i.'oriier of said lot •.,7!r.. ifrmil)
1. tlienee'wcst to the point of commencement.
''•.;.-:. ,'.     .1. F- A.I.IAM..S.  ''..":"'
Dined al Fort Steele nils-Will".in'y...of .lanti-
ary. IHOii.-. ; ' ;i-S
MOYIE CITY. EAST KOOTENAY. B.C.
, ■Wanted.—.-\   po.siiiiui- .'is  t.'li.'i-k "in a
o|'OCOI'.V:St.lll',(j.  llHVO. llilll    I 01.1    yi'il.l'.s ,.i'.V-
jiui'iiMH.'i.'.''■ tli'st. ul'; t'ofoi'i.'iioi.'.s   o-ivtiu.
AcliliX'SS Iuxy-oHS. St-, 'riionias. Ontario.
GRASSICK   &   DEMPSEY.
;(:-'
THE  PROSPECTOR.
II.i
I Icnry,
:,,   li,|.pi.v'  l.<
..!.,,,.-•- ..(  I.;!!,,1 Ii,| :s,)-Ks   ii.. .|,iir-
:>   f: i-.-mji I   l\..oti-n:iy l>I-.'..rici.
-.'.'it.ij ,\'m ,i'I-:i(''V"iii-;n-i.'.'>-.'.  -
CONTRACTORS
,  AKD .
BUIOOERS.
Fori   Steele   B.C- '
: Tlie above Hotel has'; been' recently? erected^ - and : lteatly^Tnr;
'niShed''throtignont;: yy--"■■7:7■-■:.;
??■ .'Cosy and^Comfortable;Roomsy ,,
/rho,:CB;ti,,;Sti])|>.lioil'   Vitli ;.tli<;    BKST
. "'•,■   lirttiiiTs of, Lifitior'siincl Cigars.-';
HEADCJUAnTERS'  FOR   MINING .MEN.
?:"?y.yG.?A^^
^?Majf.cs regular trips from J?ort
S.tqele .1 nnciioivito Fori; Steele- ?
FREIGHT OR EXPRESS
•> .Uelivered   on ■■ day ; of?arrival.
'Leave orders 'with ' ..-
•■".;':'■:,     '•:'■       ..M. A.-BEALE. ,
ANDREW    NHI DIG
CONTRACTOR    and    BUILDER
■iiou.sk an.D'Sicjx i'-\i.\"i'i.V(.; ,
C.VI.i'l.MIXl.yg .a in I 'l'Al'HH  ilAiVOI.Vt.I
..-' :-:FOKT^STfiELE;:k'"C.'..:. ,;
'i-fe?-.   All. worlf pi'i;iiii|il.l,v clone.
Shaving if? Hair--Dressing Parlor
Nexi tu tiri.'iual Ihecl
FORT .STEELE,  B.C.
'All. kinds ol hi.iir. -woj.'lv ' '
•  ' '■ ,"'... - a s'lvicialty.
^yearly i^i^ryiiinei'tiiyciaitns^siiriwiha^
?y:Kl-MBERTj^
y':';' '-.       "?:"? to'' 'supplied'.'' y'7.7 ' y.:y y^y
?:The?tefminus 'of', the ;NoM':Star;;y
Rai];wra^?Branc^
;;.-. lyl.yf BtRKLE V^: isnot t it \booin .towri
forsiiiToundciliby tliii-LAilGEST Sllir..
VIOR-LEAliAilNKSillS; THK-WOKLI>
it,, inust- necessarily .Ijeerfine'-ii " lai-'g'sr,
city:y-y.:: -.y':7.77:y:.y: .':■ ■.,.,'■■y:"7y:y
For.' a: safe?and ■ profitatiie ^irivest-
y?;inent bu^
FORT STEELE   ,   V"^".,   Ev||y|l£Pt.
:-?--;■?■""?:': y'v^.ty?:;■"??-;.- Sole fluent..:
y Pcist^OfiHce'Atlclriis^'.Kiinbei-liiy-..
via Crainbroolf, B/'b.yy7 '?   ? '-.??
Fort   Steele
ym
■ ■■ =-fr,-l.
■^Jv'-'SjI
"v:?ii
: :-7'iT
'41
H.ALIE,  Proprietor.,
Riverside A venue? Opposite Post '-'Office.
■'■./■JiAKERV ;-;''?-'"•'■?:
MRS,,,UNUERHILL, [ .. 'proprietor,:
f'A-i-'J. GREZ,
'Proprietor
?■' ' ''"?     ■{'■■:    :
KEEPS    CONSTANTLY    Oii ' K.■.'[■.:r>
H'resl/.l/ireiKi and („1alf.«-;s ' •-. .
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jy-oyh Milk 'uiid'BiifUvf THE-PROSI*E<'rl   i|{. VullT STEELE,  ."Ejji;.'A:;y' in, kji-u.  u  J J  ) * *r  \  ��he %fr0&pes��ov:.  satl'Jidav, I'K15i:i"aj:y  Last Week in the Provincial House.  After the debate on the motion  ot the wantoi confidence,   based  on   the   alleged   failure   of   the  Government to alleviate the conditions which, owing to  the exclusion of aliens from   the  Atlin  district, were said to be mitigating   against   the   Province,   the  week was given   over to work,  and although the  sittings were  brief, more work was, done in the  lasLweek than  in   the   previous  three.      The   whole  of   .Monday  ujlcrnoon and evening wa*>given  n n to the discussion of   the   motion of Mr. Clifford, Cassiar, and  after all the members on ihe On-  position side of the llon.->e and a  few on the Government side had  ->j>okon the motiuii was, debated.  To go back to the.eveningses,  ;->ioii. on ,Monday   evening,   the  gallant Colonel from South East  Kootenay,, again made his great  'one-word speech wliicli seems to  be becoming famous: in  the  proceedings of this se.-r-.ion.  The Colonel has a habit of   iiilerruptiug  tlie Government with  an  interpolated. "Aw!" ,  On  Monday  evening   he said  ������.Aw" several  times,, and  when  Mr. Henderson  was.  addressing  the- House the ���-Aw" was repeated more than once.    'At la.stothe  , ^Mtorney-G'enoral' stopped,   and,  4'jrninn1    to    th�� ^Colonel   irom  4 ,Y;i nhrook  said:     The  member  i'or South East Koolenay does not  express any coherent   or   intelli-  gent dissent, bill he says   "aw".  . 11*'   was  speaking  ol   how   the  jmblic has spoken in favor of the  r.'.ulfen  exclusion Jaw  when  that  'ji'ea.snre was   introduced.      The'  meinbei' for South  .East  Koolo-  r iiav had, he said, neither opposed or supported Iho measure.  fli.scussed of 1.(.. by tlie   fiian   in  the aallerv.   an i   all   because of  in'T^oo ! l'<'1'!;)1'1 leinarlfs mad" b,,' hi'n on    ! Friday, when he rose toa question I  joj privilege. He tiian said that,  the Nelson Tribune had ivierrcd  to him wilh Martin and Higgins  as a turncoat. He was not a  turncoat yet, he said, but when  he wanted to be one, he would,  and take chances with 'his constituents. It was that little  word ������Yet" that caused all the  talk. Does he intend to Hop.  Many sav ves. and if he does  then���yes. then.  Our letter from the Provincial  House arrived late. ft came,  the way. through the States, via  Seattle, and had io be tumigated  wilh other mail matter, causinir  ���a deiav of a week'.  and Jenknisoiis. biif everyone  a Geovue J)ewev and   tl.e'r   parents, ivani "lie tfi kill'V.- it."  Is   Agents.  ���r.iuiiitt-  .Mi u  at  He Knew It All.  The followinir storv lold ai the  expense of the arm-chair war  critic, is relaied by the Scottish-  American: The other day one  of these critics was heard criticising Methuen. "Hoo on earth  did he aye keep Lutein" awa' at  Cron.je"s face'ry Can he, no think  offset tin" awa- to ae side, an"  syne coiniu' ahint him an' knock-  in' him a' to shyteV"  ������That wud tak' a guid   lot   of,  marchin","     said     one  'hearer.  All u,  Tin- \! '  \, It'll),!  I'll-l V v  I'll  til.'  ii-s ul 11  ei  iui'i   <;i  ii' . a1 ui'>.' j  i  i, -ei I'li-ii '  lli-   U 111 'il.   11,  ��� ion (idtii'cii  ! ������C'ronie'lines are about twelve1  miles long, an' it would take aj  good lot o" trampin' to get- round '  a" that."  ���"Ace, trampin.    Can Methuen  no talr" the train?"  Then everybody was convint  ed that l.e knew all about it-   ���  Origin of Sherlock Holmes,  Dr. Conan Doyle got his lirst  idea oJ his famous detective,  Sherlock Holmes, from an old  professor of medicine at the Edinburgh university. This man  would sit in the patients' waiting room with a face like a red  Indian and diagnose   the  people . tact says1 '  as they came in. even before 1 hey '   '"Wi\nre yhuT io  -ee   that  so  had opened their  mouths.      He i eminent authority on the mining  'In London.  W. Pel Jew Harvey of Vancou-  yer. is in London.     The Mining  Journal   in   cominciitinii   on   the  /  The feature of  the  debate  of  .Monday evening, in so far as'the  - gallery was concerned, was when  Mr. McPherson challenged some  statements of thc leader pi thc  Opposition. f ."I says"?'saidsfhe  member from Vancouver. !lVwhen  hr\says I was fattening from the  working'man hi? statements, arc  untrue."'- fAmid cries o'f order  from the Opposition benches Mr.  Turner rose and asked that Mr.  jMcPherson withdraw the remark  that what he said was untrue. I  "I withdraw'it", said tho member from Vancouver, but what  Mi;. Turner said was not, l'o,u tided on facts, and he couldn't  prove it. lam not in receipt oJ  money trom working men. and  am nof fattening on them, but it  is they who are sitting on the opposite side ol the House. Mr.  , Speaker finally called upon Mr.  McPherson to take his seat as he  was out of order.  ������There will be another oppor  f'ltiity outside  the  Mouse",   ex  D idiaimed the now   iraie  McPherson. ''when you can't call me  to  order",, he continued.    The cries  .of ordercwore renewed, aiidainul  (hem  Mr    McPherson   took   his  seat.    Thus (he altercation   con-  ' .eluded uiilil   the   members   were  leaving the house, when a  noisy  .discussion   was   begun   between  Dick Hall.   (Victoria),   and   Mr.  McPherson.      What might ha.ve  happened hut   I'or   tin.'   presence  ol peacemakers, is noi for me   lo  .say.  To speak ol Iho new bills there  is one Irom Mr. Kollie oJ   Revel  .-toke? which    is   niosi    ��� 'leellies-  (|ue"y   (This is a new   word   but  if explains itself.)    If is a bill entitled. "An act to liuiif thelon<rfh  of hair lo be worn by employees  in  metalliferous   mines".      It   is  nof hard to see what Mr.   Kollie  is driving at.      The  Legislature  cannot legislate against the Asiatic mine employers of the Province. Jor. as per correspondence  lately made public. Her Majesty  had    to    disallow    corfain   acts  picjudicia'l to a  friendly   nation.  W.'o prevent disallowance   and   at  ihe same tithe  legislate  against  ihe heathen, Mr. Kellie will limit  the  length  of , hair,   to   four  inches���and what Chitntinan will  cent off his queue.:  -Mr.   Prentice  is* being   much  would tell them tlieir svmptoms.  and he would,give them the details of their lives '���Gentlemen"  he would say to the students  standing about. "I am not quite  certain whether this gentleman  is a cork culler or a slater. f  observe "a slight callous or' hardening on one side of his iorefing-  er and a lij-tle thickening on the  outside of his thumb. That is a  sure sign"he is either one or the  other.*' His ( deductions were  dramatic. '���'All." he would say  to another man. "you are a ,sol-  dier, a "non-commissioned officer,  and you have served in Bermuda.  Now. gentlemen, how did T know  it? He clam'c into the room without taking oil' his hat. 'as he  would go,info an ordinary room.  He was a soldier: ��� A- slight!vj  authoritive an;, combined with  his age. shows that he was an  uncommissioned officer. A rash  on his forehead tells me that he  was in Permuda and subject lo  ,a certain rash known t 'only  there."   _.' "   -,J J ?_?^ ��� '"*'-  Orders in His Pocket.  English newspapers abound at  'pre=ent in  stories and��� reminiscences of heroism   in battle,  one  of "the be'sl of which  is  the  following- from a book  of reminiscence relating-to -the;siege  and  capnre  of  Glowilghur   in   It-"!1.'!:  '���1 must hero pause to i-elate an  anecdote of our bravo  and   kind  hearted brigadier. Col.  Wallace.'  during the siege      Wo had been  one night working very hard   al  ajbattcry half-way  up   the hill,  and afterwards cleared a road up  lo if, but no power we possessed  could move our iron battery guns  above a few yards from  the bottom, so   steep  and   rugged   was  tho ascent.     I~l   was just relieved  from work by a fresh party, and  enjoying a lew moments" resl  on  some clean slraw, when iho officer  commanding   .ihe    working  came up lo Col. Wallace and   reported thai it was impossible   lo  get the heavy gun up to ilie battery.      The   Colonel   who   was  brigadier   ol   the   trenches,   exclaimed.     'Impossible! hoot moil!  if must be done.     I  have got tho  order in my pocket"  industry of British Columbia- is  willing to give the British public  the benefit of his experience and  advice, and there is little doubt  that his services will be largely  availed 'of. Mr. Harvey returns  to British Columbia in April,  but he will be in London long;  enough lo disseminate needed  knowledge as to the country's  lesourccs. and 'to give advice  generally."  Whan To Go To Bed.  A man should go to bed  when  he is sleepy and not before.    He  should'get up when he is  oblig-  before. <j -,  i-.U i    ir t l .\ lei !t na- eti.ini;-  i.ip- <���      s] i;., J tilt (lestjn-  rio;js i   detailed in iiloMJnu  l.in^u.ij': the j.ioiii'css ul   nations.  tiie risi- ai.il f.ilf   "1   idiius;   al]   the  ,      ,  yre.itesi iutouti hi-  i -i   ili-f(i\ cries  in  i In -   inurveh   - p, i  n-ania of tho  I <'(-nlurv  are  In 11- in-, seated.    Il is  | a   wonderiul   rei lew    ol   the    mosl  I I'einai'k.ihle   .-it.- hundred   \ear.s in  till tlie annals <n  the' World.     Kx-  ('e)itioilal illduceinellTs lor auellls.  i Bradley Garretsoa Co., Ltd.  DaANTroitn. Oxt.  j Ag-ents:    J'eojile are el.iniorinj;  lor an  .lutlieiitir liHtory o'r" the Iloer-iirit-  1 is]) .ttjtr.       \\"e, lane   <i h\>>.   eileaji  j book, in l��o<i) I In- ln'si   historic:)]  ' >v.tr  wriii-i-s (jf t]iu   woi-ld.   ��iiiii]i-  '        totisl.v ilJiisir.tii'd irom ])h(iniur<i]ili-  ie   view's, taken  on tin- sjiot.    Thi-  onh Uritish (''aiiadiun   hook.    -Kn-  jierienee or e.qiital iniiieeessar\.  Tin: i.i.vscoTT I'rni.isiii.vo rojir.v.vv '���  I Toronto.  I Wanted:   -Tin  \ouim men for special  |      " wiirk   > 'J'c.icliei-s or  educated   men  preferred.  TlIC  I.I.VSCOTT  JM'IlI.JsIllXO COMI'A.VV  ,. Toronto.  Ag-ents: , .\   i-m-Ii   and .noldeti' harvest  for yon.    Tlie war in South   .\lrica  i- tin- bloodiest ol the rentui.\.  'Wo  have liie onl.\ '('.iii.iditin   book:   1),\  < a.sloll   liojikins and   .\hir.it    U.tl-  sloiul:    titc    roco^iii/.ed    historical  war writers.    Our   iv|ir'j.seiilal,ives  in South .\frica and London sujijily  direct   news  and  nictures ol battle  scenes.    It is authentic  and  jrives  iuiornialion       Canadians'-      want.  ,   Kveryliod.v buys.     Xow is the time  to commence work.  BRADLEY-GARRETSON CO., LIMITED.  ��� llrantlord.  Agents:--Our hook on South Africa  and tlie lioer-IJritish fy\*ar is a regular bonanza lor auetits. IJiy olieap  book. sull��voii sijiJu. d)iit(ii tree to  cam .issers. ���  1'iin i.ixsi-ott iTiii.isnixi; <;o.\ii'.\xv  v , '    , Toronto.  THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOUR and FEED STORE  E. C. MILLER, Proprietor POST OFFICE BOX 836.  Now is the time to buy  YOUR   WINTERS   SUPPLIES    " i  PRICES ABE ADVANCING and j h;ive .,w���j.c:d a slock of Flour  tiiid Feed of Best Quality that 1 can sell at ri.ght prices. -Rolled  Oats a Specialty.  Baled Hay. Oats. Bran and Chops  Feed  "Wheal.   Shorts. Cornmeal and'Linseed' Meal.  ' Beans. IJarley, Graham Flour etc.. mc.  Split 'Peas  The Flccl^vood Tea is not Ifxccllctl  .. * t  Mutter and Eirss are sin uncertain commodity, when l���can  secure a ii'ood article I huy, and will endeavor to meet demands.  1 f  Breakfast Bacon and Hams you can rely upon beimr Fresh and  of the IJesf.  , (i >  t  ORDELifi   FOR   F1RR AVOQD WILL HECFJVfi  A'JTKNTJOX.  m  .COSMOPOLITAN HOTEL  CRANBROOK,   B. C.  ed       lo       and       not  No     specified     time     can     be  set     for      anyone.    ^    Circuni-  stancesinudt'ifovai'n cases. When  "    , ii "  a person wakes up i'or ��ood and  can no longer sleep'is Ihe natural lime to get up.- If he wakes  up and_liiidshim~elf irre.sistibly  inclined to turn over and fake  another ��ap, he is doing.*violence  lo nature if he does not yield to  the desire, provided all other  things are equal -The early rising habil is an old superstition  which.should be.abainlonod."- Sd  says, tho ,liov.e Dr. rJ\ ' DeWitt  rfalma��'e.  '5 iW'\  ���Tho IJ. i\:. b. 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'��� ���' .��'��� ���.'..''"������ ;���''       '  -'���  i'Devoted to the upbulldiuF of Fort/ Swi-le. , the  jSeTekiptni.-ia of the vast'".miri'cru! 'resources of,,  ihe Eas;i Kootcmiymiriinj.'district. ,     ,  ' ",-'5u'bsc!'iptibns.;-..:...-;.-:...;...':'.*���-'.oiij'ptf!-.'jpar  A.dvcrtisiritr trails miule Uno\vn on application...  ComriUiniocs are solicited'from all parts of tlie.  iistrict: but ail jBauer'ic'.epcWd (orpiitilication ,  :=2u^tlKivct'!ie 'vHtV/r's si|nivtHi-e. ��� .: .'  .���������'.'   : - !,C6utilurent  Mak'ins a tola-1 of CAh~>'A7>acres,  f',!,-8m this sli<>n.ld' \se .'led.uct.ed the  Iand owned by the Crow's, Nest  Coal Company. About nOO.OOO  acres was Crown granted ie>;the  B.C. Southern   railway. August  roth i8!io. ������'��� ���������... '.���������/??���''���: ?'? ,r-?y.  HeadauarteEls   for   Mining   and   Commercial   Men  '4;' .'{v...'�� .$>'-���  y   ���*���  it*-'*!? ���'���*'  CD  -V  : There  lias  been  considerable  excitement in Fort..'Steele durhiir  the past week, , .the town, has  been full. of st'ranji'ers 'front, al  ���'section's��� oi the country ���'���'anxious  to,-join? the Siratlicontt Hbrse.  As, only forty ;.��� men could bd  taken, several'desirable recruits  ���werje leftout ;in the cold, they  will ;, have, any opportunity of  joining- , the   British ,< Columbia?  This' Papery?yy,'iy  I;';   c-���  THIS Po PPS? -1'- K��it.-it tilt, at iiifc.-.'iTw-i--''. ].'   ' r- :"r "���(��'-<���> ���'*���:, ������"'   ������ 7'\..;..L ���;.���:.���',:..,.  \ mo f tt. C-n.,,^;..,,,,,.,.,,, .\t;,x;,!iriw j ���.<��� Joe ������.., ���Martins ��� yoratlvor -.was  .'������iCiii..'�������':!������ ���l-'...;.r!i'->i-\:iii'iiiiiii liar.'.c .Ilii'i'uilii^L'i ; .    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'���'������''; ���    ,   ' ���'  .'������������''.:���  Ai'.-l.i'V., !,l   :.;  ������r*:.i:a''.y;.-.(!,vi:  Ti'n.;.-n::r.<';;r,V  yyy ':  m-777:  |.uvjj-..:;:.'  asVi-.l^y  ���^:-l/^-;'tr':rl:y-:-T'; .'������.��� -:;;.;���." -.:���..���.,���-..;ln;is-np-.-ri^,ht��� to publicly ci;it,i.g.isei.,;.,,  ??ATU.RmV^   .;*~--~~--- '?   '?' '? ?.'.-��-"-";-;Ti.;is?iii' bad-lasteyvnd-olfensiv^"to" '  HE-vyear-l^ft^^  |y?^?beyx);ieybanm-��r ? v^  r?-v;;.the^FQrt:;S'tee]e?d'istyict.v''?'fe  '^-/'���'���''���':'t'iV'-;'-"infM'V'r;i'^Hyble  ?yy^^^u^o^x%ii^tve^rS  y ^y.;atioh ��y b?y3.e ?e  7 Qy^&nity^qy^  y?'y "earl y^d al^y4; y^f y fy^v^  ;y;?;^n4crta'k[ng:v?^l(;-;'^  S?K^$i&ly:.^  '"? ?���:? ?:'>0y>:y :W:7?y��-'?y-7-^y^  ���'-:'???;E^tens1ye?.ntu^  ??:> ;and'':developments w  :?:y?;pn?SLl?yqvei-phe?',dfsS  .r.'j:::ipivejiai'atiohS;'aa-e';beiiT^;iiia;de^^  ;s:?y:a"iong:^  ���?:y^ ;:m'ents::of:yre?>^'��    7 y'."7^:7-^y   ? ibiBie'trustr-wiiich   wi]l.'?adv<tnce,  f-?:y y^y.y; f ??.: y?,*yy ;;>  ^���^.?y^Prosperity;;;is:yplah  ���sy?aiHFe.very^vliereJthere but then .-vv^-'jri'i^t;;n'^yfeit.'y:S-;;'y?v:  ;? ..���-���'b^irig?:iVu^ey'to;yi!tve?y^  ;lSyfeiind^5yer^jibci^  y;f''(Steele.^ istrict:.sho,riV^  ���?y:;;iuly-f^Bthetex  ;^.ii..toi^.i:'��'.--v-!ii ��� ,i, ;".ii.v*-.,..;_..1:----' ,:trje.:/iength:'''pi;,'tia'^  ;i^g^J|Sam||jB  Goitimercial  fSSCH  yi&M esy tiller' e^Avll 1 ?',be?; 1; piy'.i'ustlihg;.  |f."iir?U)(|}i|:|||?yp-^  I,,'??? So,?f ar? A-ny the^Vi jstpry-'o^yiiis:  HKidis.trictyiSpM  ��,,ya,1,tnictipn?thc centerof. ;���'" ppp.ula-'  ':?;. :tir)ii,;:y;the; 7 ininiitg'. centerf.;a,iut  ? ;.:bvisiiiessy(ienter^ pf-^South;;.East  ::;??lv:obt*;!n;i,y???? iif/^f^^'^y^'.  ,.;.;���' v  ���..-' ;:;.';/���:'������ ������.-.' -'*- _������*���;,������ ;**���;��� ]��� '���;. i;*'.'c> .��'��� <,.  ;;?? ���yii ���iS'Sitid.vthat 'sui-A'eys<; for the  y? nortll ���,ii'iid\s'butli" i-_n.i 1 way wi 11, be  - ���'���.���'Started ;j n ay'ew:da,ys?y   '.��� ,������"',���  ���'���'%  .-'���"': There''is ?nP-':,,doubt?''thu,t.'''this'.  line..willjl'ol.lpw (lown Lite"! valley  'from; "Criii'iston ��� to'Eort Steele,.  iheiice: qu ;to, Windetmerey con?  hecfing with: '.the  main" 'line   at  ���'t! old en:"-  ;'���      ";��� '���; .'���;....���-;;;'.' .���. '-",���." "?:;���  ��� ;'.. .;��� -. ...   ���.*:; ,��;  yy.. ���     . ������������_���: -   .  ��� As the matter now stands' -the'  '. C.:;vBj.y.R.yUP.'n'i.jfaity. ;''.a're ���; deter;  ,.nihied- !;(>��� ha,ve, a,:yhrpngh   line,'  ;nl i ners. l?;A\rlie ther'^ts? a?; j okej^or  riot^yih e?bi 11 ih as ��� ���passed:>tii^;;|Hrsf/  i,ejiSing?i,and?is/3iabJe3Ltp.y'b.e^  ;ai;laWv;'"-'y:y?v5:---?i.,^'**-:^'1';4^l'y1^  y 'yy ���y.,y.;,:,He;. Bungled^ TTp. ^y'''?'-?;,':.  ,.'������ ? '1;'Caii. you-tell- me,whatfSort; of;  weatlier ;;we;yniay?; expect?he^t;  niontl;i'V."';' wrote;"ay/sui3ScribiQr;'tb  thp'edi'tpr of l<. a; paper. , andythe  editor .replied as follows: v'lt-is  thy'Relief that' tlie; 'weather., next  monthVwili be very ,much ,like  your subscription." The inquirer ;wbndered for anyhour- \vhat  theeditbrwas'drivhig at. when  he happeiied.to thin Ic of .the word  1 ���iihsettleciyy: He sent, in the re-;'  ,(|uired, aTHoitnt next'day.-; a7 y ';"������;���  ..������ ���.Sleepless Nights.;,viuis'(i(l,by.:a persts-'  tent ;rasi)iuy.. eouyhr..'..��� .ylJ'yoy-Peetoral  -.quickly, ei\res thentost,���'-sove're ', coug-hs..  ^-iS2y  ���?';?"���?  y;  !:if\:'  !'������:  i  fl  ?  :  i  A  ;,w.y.%;",'  \Ji.  '���.-, iy-!  o-y  WBLIMAWyg:?IiipEI^  ;Is.,a.;large?and, Attractive:;Hoteiyo^Quiet Ele^anccj iiiall |��  ���  ?    its; Appointments,'-...with a Gusine of Svtperiori-yyyy  ?'''"?:'?>;'-??'?'yv'.:..yy'y.^Excel]en'ce.'y . y,,\ "���?.������??: y??i: ���-.���;.. -v;.. y'77  '^l^i^^$^WMh^^^^^^^.  7-:y������yy.y-yyyy---y-y:.:::^:-:".y-:^7yy::'yy:y:y:- 7'^yyyy-.yyy-jfe-?  !���&NKsmbH:M  ji'iiV.v*  :yyyyy:$  ',:fy  EAKGE yAND.��� COMMODIOUS " SAifPLE BROOMS - FOR  '���of aiieasv'irrade fa't\ie<vai&i'<t6i}ly?mk^^  : y v..y, y.   ,y   ���'���-. ������������;���;,,������.���,.. :. ,���;;,; Manufacnired.hv -the   iiroprietors^-of, GOMMERCIAIj^MEft  , accommodate;;the.;iinmensB.. antli, ���. ������:���..,-   ���...,,..���,,..,,    ������������������������,������������   ���.������������ ��� ������ -   . -  ������'���-��� ,   r. :������:���' ���.;:���'.; -    I .l'errv'lliivis.   I'liin-IvTller.,        ������:     ;���/.;. ���.-.: ��-���;.��� ������-"���     ���-���-;--������..���������  constantly;-     inci-ea.sihg ,-' '- coal-i. -..   ;,'��� ,-'.-' ������������������������'   - ������' ��� ���    '��� ;   ���-���'_,��������� '������"   ��� '          ���'t.r.Vtiif.vQf South: Eai?L;Ko():tenay.   ?   .The closing down of the, Ceu-  ������':'���:���..' '*��� '*���:-*"    '������"''"���   ' ���y'.f'.'i ter Star:; and ' War   Eagle   mines  ? .    ��� .The'objectiyi-! point;.;froni Vthe jilias 'caused a--groat-loss to To'ron-  hp.r'tii as .well 'as/t'ro'ui'? 'the-' Sou th"-| to brokers/, ".���'������ . .���.,;', -'7' ;-���     ;,,    ;���;  :l   is Fott'Steele., '-tin? reason of-this-v : V,   n ������' ?������    *r?'n ",'iii"' i���^-������  ,   ���.,   ,;    .; ���"���...���'.   -, - A Powder Mill Explosion   -  . is the. ������pr��dolmi.na,tinir. .-.ad vantage,!    -,.,.   .   . ;,   .. r.   c      ���..���-.  . ,-.    ::'.'��� ���,, ." .:���      ���      : ... ; ItciooVi,-,- cvvrvtliin-ir m siu'li.t:   so- dn  -   ot localifiii.over a 1 -otn.er������points: ..       .,     ���-..���������   ,'     ....   ��� ,   ,   ,-���������',--?, ,.  .   ���       '���; .-   . ....    , ' . ;,urastu-   imiiural    ptlls;,   Imt:  bOlh.   art;  .andtlio   coT.i(l.it:ion's/- as   they   de-} u\{i,hiy (]uno-,.n,���y; :i)j���h   ilymmiiie  vel()p!f)'(.'!ii day. 1o day,,  month to-j tW. (ieUi.aiv ' inaehincry. "of your   hotly.,  "���   month, and. vear   to "vear   siiow':' wj.ih 'ru1oni>.;l..(-r<>!oii oil m-' aloes jiills.  tiial these facts arc to b? ivaliKod. WMi 1)r- ivSnjrVX.-V. Mfo .fills. Wind,.  ',���,,���     r     ��� ..'������'.-, ������        i   Varc a'l'iillt", us ii'siiniin'i'i"l)i'i'i-:/.i.'.-  do   iho  ami i it- ���proifi'ess <n r'o't.   r->l '..���>��� I e ������     .,.-     .     ,      ,:, ...   ,   ,,;    /;  '"������'.        1- .     ;.work |n-rl<-i'ilv.   ( tires lli.'iuhii'he. ( on-  ������during tilie coming year   wi!!   ���'��'-���!'.���,iuln.ioir.   '������"    ?-.   ���   ?'  ���  " ��� greater t ha-.n ever., . v ? ��� -   .���;'" ���i;i. K.\sl),i-:i..i:.'s.lirii^ store.  Everything New. First Class and up ;to date   i      ?      ?y;  In Every Particular.  4^  ������������  ��.  W-  A  '���.IF ,<.  w#.. ������  my  T��? studv of \'Our "-,"fe-  *-" ",.:..-;<���. y^^- . ..,,���(.;���,,,���i. ������<.���t>vs��r  .*���*���*���-, .. . .-��� .  ���rji-duringy'i qoq.  m:yy:7y::7y7  m7:yy7-l7^y  '���������.��� ���������'���. ���i���.--;jc^'.:-,;v'.'���,'���'. ���-���"���, !.���������-���'������'���:��� ���������������������' 'yy:y 'y- .-'������,���,"-������''..-Z'7:: 7^yy.yyyy: ���.7JMV-",  ,.!������...-.!..:���������.������.���,.,���;,:,,��� a  ...        ��� .-..-v., ������>���.������������������ i.   ������ ..-,. .  ���:>,.     ������-:-��� '^S ,  ������������... ���:' ���):���.-   '   i-      ������   ,-'��� .    ���.    ' - ���'���'  ���      '     ���    -: ���       '������.���'!"���        ���';......"   "* ���:���  ������������������������ : " .        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SP;  "���':���'������;��� "������;;��������� '���'"������":   '���'   .������ -'���'������ ������:'���:'���'.:;��� ;,/���,,- '::!7-.'. ; ��� ���':��� *'.:.���������:.' -c   ���-.:-���-.'���'��� y.gfr:  >pr - wants to merit vyour: continued' ��� trade ^  ���^���'-;"'..;:-'.^-,i'?''':;. .;.'":';i'yyyy-: ��� 7���:77--"---yy.:y��&  ||yBiire ��rxigs  1 '.4.  m  #?  *���  iji  ��.!.������  ifi  ;��.tv  -��.��v.  ������.is:.  ���#^  ??|  #-.f::  ??;4  Vi|>;-' -���  ���"JV"*^  .ISfff,';  ^t"   .:������  ���;���-���*  #-?:?'  ...j.,. ......   s  'WT*;.;;  ?.;::>^  ^sr?.:'  ��!?>  The   Best   Skill   Supplied. #;    ,*,  ��������� -:-:w---- -:-;.-;���-;yyy:%.yM  ���   ;0      ' ���i"*';     . ,1  O  WTiT--; y.  ���;:-"STKKLEi-  "^7  ..���(v. ���  HEADQUARTERS   For Travellers and, Mining Men.  ������'Thus then,..the peopli--   (if Ivor!'-   -"  ���Steele!   and ��� ���D'lli'e.rs"  all ''Over��� t;he .   I ^l^'  '  \://l��"  oh  MULS'Ki  disti'ii-V. m'.'iv-ifo fprward into tin.     ���,>.���,-     pr/i' ~   ;yeaiy!yHO,v'ii.iyy��!iconti<!en('-,   i.n;;   \yf7X-W    Tra'SA  , the' .loivMiieeuieuu  oi ' trade,  and :   )  -fyJi^/-^.,.^  vrsxes.*!~  .  the    i'li.Hi'.si   ���f|e\;i.'iopii:i->i.il   n'    iji'  ljiinen'ti ' 'resi'iureV's.... wliich   ,ii:i.V!  IjOcOllle   .so    We'll     ih.Hi'keir   in'.'h'  Fori' Siei-di'''.district..        /,��� ������  v '< i i;i; hit-fit i\':  Sii In.si wi'i'k> i-sii", '.',',e  't.h'al . th'e'-' i!-:;ii!i '" ''.!"  It,. '?',- ��� Si.-'iTlnii-i'i; ' i-iihvii;  ti.ot-li! .Here.-... ��� I !' ..siidiiiil  y-'ead t'hio.iii.n.'i ,'i;���.(���(���s. I .n  coi'itnins ' i li'.i;il;i ' lii'r'.'.s.  ..(."Mi     <"f'ni!:iii,i's,     lyy.^.r)  ii'irri.vi; <x  it-iottu.  ��<t.��:��:<i. ��.<��HS  itr A I'l'BlTS'i'li,  i��?'..85'.13.1��'V.il'ltv Jx-JK-iUs .irtlil-utrllrlo  - .ii'.. i:ki,,i iimnir.-i'.t.  ,p. ��� :.'���,; !:! of '!'!,r !' ,'^ i-. I-;iiiu'i-.'.'.n, f l-.avi.  -ii,' , |/;.,1,.:.. !f..':I:iI,i;'':oiii-.i! n'llll-ll li:i.l.ir(".lt..iril  ,��� r-,::,--v, ;���  t  ;,,,,!���.   aiui h.'ivj ;:.j:Ih:,1 Clisuii. I-  1      '.!'. II. Wi:'���.'('���;MAM, C.K.. 'Monlrcal.  5Ilc.  ami St  [it'r I'.ndlc  DAVIL, & I.A.\v:I-:ii'.\'i.'.l-: CO.,.J.n(iitci!,  "  M,,M,i,i-....t..  #:A.:AV?'BI.JiASDJ-LLy<y''ildll^-(^  ..'I*.                                                 '                                                                                        .'.'".I--                     '        '                                                        'I' ..-������.;                                  '"'..I.    ^4'*'  '?���?���������,..���                              "������.;.                                   , .���-'���������'���'... ���   -\ ,i-r���'���.',���'-,���'���,.';'',���.:���.'.������,���'���.! :.-���;'?���*'  ^ ��������� '���''-..            ! ".-;.;., .'.������������      ���..'"' :y'- -                  ��� a~  xt��?!-;.  RESTAURANT   OPEN ?DA:Y   AND., NIGHT.  !-!. W. DREW.  Proprietor.  Fori Steele;  ;���������'���??-?;",       ,-,y-        ;.���:������.������'..?������  ''.F.ERNiE,?.B;?C?>.. iOLD, TdW^.  ftPLENDID ACCClMM'O.IJAT.I'ONS      ������ -. ',"  ?��� ?-..      ,;     ?    ?'  ."���?���";  : y"r '     ' ' Sainple Rooms for Commercial Men    ''    '"'���' ,    '���:'������"  ,?y ���'���'<."��� ��� "���        ; No''Traiyeller Should Pass ths Dc:r.  .,,?���'.      .    The trail'-i-uns'within ion- feet of Ihe Iiou.-sc'  ; (To'ie  , ,:l5iii:n n.).id jileiily'ol! Jui.y itnd i:-rt!'in.,.   il' yon \r.u:-<Jii';/.,;.,)iK-y  . i;\V;a.'l(l()i-r you,'will never re^-ifi'tl it.     ? ,  /*   '  /:/'.-;.   Ay   KANOXJSB;  I-'roprietor v>  THE PR0SP1-K 'I  !��� i it. I  .r.i  ('.. FlOHhUAWY I'i. 1'lDii,  <&te Wvo&vectov.  s.VrUJIUAY,  l-'KBKU-AKV   10. JlKKt.  TRANSVAAL   NEWS.  Wi 0  ���slltCllll to 'I'Hfc i'HW-i'H. 1(,|C.  London. Feb. *.�� The following Irom Spearman's Camji. Wednesday. 5' p. in., was received by  Hi*.' war oIKce: "(ileneral ljullor  r-onunenced his advance for the  relief oi Ladysmith on Monday.  Three battalions advanced toward Prokfontein, with six lull-  1-eri��s ol ^artillery. At II the  Boers opened with artillery lire  and "-se.nl seveial shells anion"-  the Uriiish inlantry. who retired  an hour later. Meanwhile a vigorous -attack- w;r-) made on <>.\--  u-eme risi'lit. where iho liosnl  Engineers had expeditiously con  sti'ucted a .posilion. Several  pieces ol   cann >u hidden   niuony  ;lte I rees   on   J'wiiri/.   l\oj   bom-  -a  barded heavily. under cover o|  v. Inch liritish' iiifaiit ry ad vanced  i.nd the I Joel's, were entirely Mir-,  prised." At -I o'clock llifili  Hill a continuation of Brokfon-  tein FJ III, had been taken. Operations were ��� excellently planned. The name ol thehill lake.ii  1 is Mraniz; Kloof.  , The bombardment oi'Ihe Boers  position was resumed 1 bis uiorn-  in.ti'. The Pom's -worked a dis-  appearing-eaiinoii Irom the high  Doom Kloof range oh right of  captured hill, but the British  shell .exploded its magazine and  the gun was put out of action  until Jailer in the day. '.Musketry tire was inte'rmittant until  late in the afternoon when the  Boers made a determined effort  to retake the hill, but reinforcements rushed up cheering, and  the Boers'were repulsed, mid the  British advanced along the ridge.  -���The. Cana-  Belmont, Feb.  I'i"sij 'troops to dispose ol it is  possible sijijh; have gone to Cien-  eral Buller.  London. Feb. 7.- <Jeneral  Macdonald with a brigade of infantry, a regiment ol lancers;  and a batiery of artillery has  reached Ivoppies Dam from Mod-  der river camp, in what is regarded as an important movement lo the right of the Boer  position at Magersfoentein.  Koppies- Dam commands the  road from Kimberley to Hops-  town and Douglas. Two Boer  laagers at Kuinulobock and  Grigerslown are within striking  distance.  Tho Hi-rival of th-neral Mae  doiiald's column was opporlune  ���isii just prevented ' wo ]ar��e I  commands I'ruiu ellectinj! a jun"-1  lion. He now holds both banks'  of the river.      ' !  o t  London Feb. 7'.- Not a wordj  has beijn received from the cor i  respondent.-s with (".'eneial Buller!  for three days. It looks as'though .  Natal had been wiped off the,  map. excepting a heliograui from1  Lidysmitli saying that the Boers i  are cannonadiiiii and that light- ���  inn; is <j"oiuu on. '    , j  .Monday. ,Feb.  7.--Levi   Stew- r  arl vyashanged at Sandwick'.Onl.  for tlkj murder of Jas. Koss.  A SHUHio tire visited .Quebec,  destroying a block over 100  years old.  The text ' of the uXicaragu;t  canal treaty sent to the United  States senate, has by en made  public.    ' '  By    .Monday's    severe    storm  M. Mclnnes & Co.  TKTholesals  ,.\v.  H.eta��r  BUTCHERS  Al!   Kinds   (if   Poultrx    and - (iame    In    Season  Crrm!)rs-)(j,':  l^orijic  >rl  \i OWC  Si on 'Ic  U  1 EAST KOOTENAY HOTEL  I  =                            -Movie City, B. C. 3  �� |I  z I- a l^iii-e and Attractive Hotel ol quiet meganee in all its ^5  :           appointments, with a cusine ot superior exeelh-nce ~3  :       Strictly   First-Class   in   all   its   Appointments ��|  ': /VlcMaHori  Bro's, Proprietors. 3  I *���""                             v                      t n  HfiDES AND DEER SKINS  McMillan fur "& wool CO:  EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.,  200-212 First Ave. North, Minneapolis, Minn.    ,   #  Br Write for Our Circular and See the Price* We Pay.^ffis  ottere'  Wholesale <mcl detail   Dealers' in Tobaccos,  '��� Cigars and Cigarettes,  (iniet,gainc ol card.--.  The Leading   Resort in town i< r a  The Win. Hamilton  Manufacturing*' Co.  �� fi.i.MJ'n.D.),' ' ,  *10,UOO damage was done to Vancouver City buildings. Many  boats iu the harbor were injured. " ''  0      From the Golden Em.  JVori   Steele.   Cranbrook   and  tun  Wo I  .1 t  one j i  dian contingent, excepting a lew  westerners and company G. left  for Gras Pan. en route to join  Methncn's force atiYIodder river.  London, Feb. .\���A" special  dispatch from Speai'inan's camp  Peb.ij? says: '"Our further progress is at the momon*.provident  as the'Boers enfiladed us from  their positions on Spion Koj and  Dooi;m 'Kloof. .Our casuiilities'"  although estimated' at'iTifl iiro  trifling considering the great, importance of the movements just-  concluded.'  Under the personal direction  , of General Buller the attack on  the lioer positions was'begun''on.  Monday by nearly,the whole of  00111; batteries of 7:2 guns, shelling  the ridges where the enemy have  their trenches and redoubt* on  the Brokfonteiii Hill, and the  low crests facing Polgiestors  Drift. The enemy suffered severely. Several hills were smoking like volcanoes from the  effects of the bombardment,  which set on lire tlie stores and  the grass, while the third pontoon bridge was being constructed under fire near Sk��-i1 Drift.  The eleventh brigade now under  command ot Col. Wynne made a  demonstration, niareliiiiif across  the meadows,' with, the' support  of seven batteries ol artillery.  The balloon has proved a mosl  uselul adjunct, making ascents  daily and getting iiil'onnalioii as  te ihe Uoer position.  London.  I'Vb. 7.-    I ::!(��� a.   in.---  Lord Huberts has  caused   to   be  distributed   in   towns   bordering j < .'overniuent has wisely arraiiired  on the invaded colonial territory   lb'' mailer   so   that deputy   roan invitation to the l<Yee Slaters  cord inn oltices will be,  establish'  and Trans\aalers to desert   theirjodal ICiiuberley.   IA>rni<'.   .Moyie  commanders, olloriim-good treat-land (Va,nbrook.    As this will be j  inenl and the restoration of their j a   great   saviim   of  expi-n^.   to j  farms on ihe  liritisli   occupation j miners. Ihe people are to be con-!  of Ihe territory.      The   manil'es-' ^''"'lulated  tui   the   elhVienl   ser-  lo nuaranteiis thai   those   brina- j vices    in    Ihis   respect.      What,  iiiiThorses can -Ml them. Cranbrook -wanis to do now is 10 '  T'.ondou,    I'Vb.   7.--11   appears'induce all miners to a'o   then    '  that   General  Cape   Town  Pernio seem to havij-'great,  quarrelling -with each other,  have no wish lo join in any quai  rel with any one of these places  as we have a little world1 all 10  ourselves up here, but we would  say that, although Ave have never'1  been iu any oiie of those place,  that Fort Steele-owing to ils  geographical position aiid mineral surroundings, is bound to be]  the mostiniportant of the three  places for sometime 10 -come ;U  least. We wish all' three prosperity, but we don't like to see  them quarrelling about tritles.  Within twenty, miles of Fort  Steele, there are at, least  thousand mine, prospects, aud  many of them arc far enough  advanced in development to war-  ran! tbe belief that they will  make mines. If only a, dozen of  tho one thousand turn out to be  shipping mines, Port Steele will  have at least ils share, if not  more. Certainly Last K'ootenay  is a rich mineral district, possibly one of'the richest in the  province, but wo need greater  shipping facilities than at present if we are lo have our mines  developed.  There has been for some lime  considerable strife in South East  ICooienay as to whore Ihe Goy-  eriiineiit. recording ollices should  be. At ]>resent Port Steele is  the proud possessor of these1  ollices^'''but Cranbrook people.  have been endeavoring lo convince the Government that Cranbrook- was the proper place.  The  We keep a. full lino of imported and domestic cigars  among which are ������our 'own specials" and the famous  ������General Arthur Cigars."  Our Chawing and Smoking Tobacco is Always Fresh ���  Have you tried ������Piper I liodsick" chewing, the pride of'tin  'Yankee\s or ������Wills Navy Cut" the best smoke iiv B. C.  Wy Carry a,Coraplete Line of Pipes including  ! ''   - ".BBB and EA M.  Peterborough, ntario;       Canada.  1!  Mail  Growth.  i We can aid out-of-town  i jewelry ��� buyers - by   our  \ handsome' illustrated  { Catalogue.                 ��  { We have just remodelled  j and en I a rged our Mail Order  ' Department.    '         y  I We realize that it is an  > important field, andt we  j are cultivating it carefully.  Thousands of customers  fiom. the Lower, Provinces  tit rough to British Columbia  can testify io this. t  Try us for your Christmas'needs in Silver No-  vcHies, Watches, Dia,-  monds or Jewelry.  Yon run no risk, as we'  prepay charges and cheerfully refund money in full if  you are not satisfied.    ''  'il  I t-  ���ryrie Bros.,  I IS, 120, 122, 124 Yoniro Street,  TORONTO.  l-:-,t��Mi.-,licd 1S54.  T, 67 flRiustronu  I T I  I  Four Stkbijs, B'. C.  ���     ���      ' ' it?  , f  MANUFACTURER   OF*}  Tiinv.ire,'Galvanized Iron. Sheet  "  Tron, .Stove,^Pipes  ifnd  Copperware  I BUILDINGS HEATED iiihI VENTILATED  ii. ��� ,  I  I Plumbing,   Pipe   lining  and   all  ; kinds of sanitary work  1 1  Air Tight- -Hot Blast SToves  i Hydraulic    and .Air   I'ipes   for  Mines  j      SI'KCIAL   ATTENTION   I'All)    'I'O  ,IOH   WOlttC. '  up   to date.  Your  com-  Our Billiard and Pool Parlor is '-trictK  Look us over and sec: what we can do for von.  fort and pleasure is our aim.  oft Steele Cigar Store  - f yV   ,  Fort Steele, B. C.  McBride Bro's.  II' VO!" W\NT A iinoil mi:ai.  GO   TO TllC  MONTE   CARLO   RESTAURANT  (Jll   b'iverside  Avenue  THIS  LA'h'CES'r STOCK Ol''  UAHUWAItlC in Kasr Kootenay.  HEATING  ^"ci  COOK STOVES  iiltfi,/->'ll  $&?  *���    jjcWftH^?  _#C'!  SI16I!  ��  -f Heavy  Hardware  Pou'tlcr,   FtlSC.  and  Caps  .MimiiL: s.iiijliii,-.  Drill sn-,.l  William Robinson. Proprietor  .VI      \l  I.    IIOI'IIS  50   YEARS-  EXPERIENCE  I MILLER R0DE0NE2093 MILES IN 132 HOURS  The Eldredge  J#oSO.OO  The Belvidere  i  Roberls  wbelbei  not  Ion  rreneb's   visit   lo I record.     The number of records  was   to   ask    Lord   W'H nmv --bow   where   Ihe   head  T.OOc   more    men: I should  n'ook  lor  lie uol t hem  in-  h'orl .Sieele   or   Oan-  nr   not.  Is  (IiscIom d. Troops a re no  er dciaine.i  at   < 'ape   Tow n.  iiuperior to all others irrespective  of price.    Catalogue tells j-ou  ) why.   Write for one. i,  lliev     proceed     i mined laid v     !"  .-.viiik; point al th." ironi..      Tim e  thousand    disembarked   .Monday I  and were (iiiu'k'l.v sent eUew here j  As l--<>i'd  iv'obei Is since Ihe bailie,  oJ   Spion   Kop.   has   had   ^O.iiiiiij  I inn'l I !i.n < 'Ii.iiii-i-, li.\ i,11;iim v\ !n-,ki ,\  III   111.Mills   Ins- III.   1 111- slum,li-li  ill    -Idii  ,i   i '.ill.        1 '.i m-Kllli-r    in    IkjI      u.iIi-i  ��� i\t    lOiii-ti    wilt    iln    \iiii     ipo).-   yoiiil. :  \\inii -nli-nl uli ���-. lln'i-i.'-. Inn <>ni- I'.nii  K'illi-i. I'' i-i-.\  I Luis'     I!.-.-, .(ml ."lie.  READ. |  THE' PROSPECTOR.  \m<n i-  .jiiI- 1.1*'  isi  ^     Trade Marks  1 DtSIGMS  Copyhights &c.  .'nilllip: ii -l.��M, It .mil tlP'.m'.fi,'! in iv  ., . cil mi .hi: '.|iimi>ii In ..'i.-lli. i im  ni\.-Mll,,ii m I'mIi il,lv p ili'iil ul,I. (- -iimiiii. i-  li.Mi* ,|in-ll\ (,,nll,l,.iiti il II mill, <>l. ,i i 1 il, ill,,  -, ut ii,.f  < i!,|. -.i iu" ii. \ l.i ^i i -iriu^' |,.ii* ul-..  I'll..ills l I'., ii  lln.ni^li   Miinu A ( ,.   j i,, 1.,-  \p,i Utl nuft, i, iv i-Ikhii i ii t.i>, in [In  Scientific Emtnmi  \ )niii<l finiMv lllu*.* film! nff-l.li 1 in i-l ( ii-  < tjlnti'iii ol im> -J' iimiMlfc 3*iiii i .it. 'I im in*' 1 . i  \i�� ii . luui mmiiitIn, i-l.   '-old \*\   til in*" ^ili Jilci*.  MUNN&Go.36113���^-New York  Jinan ti <��iii(i'. <i,'."> I'' ^( . iVii^in.tHi'iii, i> C  NATIONAL SEWING IHACUlNli CO.,  I 330 BROADWAY.  >       NVw York.  4   l  1  tr I  Factory,   K    j  UELVIOEKI:. ILL. ,-  '/  u^���.���...���>��*'    ii  Ball Benrings in a Sewiny IMri-  cliine. The Wf.iki-st-.vom-iij c:iu  run the ELDRCDGE B. v.ulii.iit  barm to huisuif. oi e\-.n i;o'.Li:iL{  tired. It's just fun Jo: ";i wt-il  woman to l mi it, Ti i; !'.->!���-( Ii-fs ;  lias solf-tliremliin; slmtl! - ; .-iiito-  m.itic lijbbin vwdcr; rr ui:-U te  set of att.'ihiiienls. .A pe'il'ict  m.icliine at a low pricr. War-  ranted fot fi-.e ycarc. X -, l, ier  ns i.-i..���'. it ,1'iyn i (-���(.��� n ��� i!,e  ]5iiee. ir. ist mill..-, l. j; rn.i"!;.-��;r  B.-- Tlu-ie is an .i;;e:it mni m  your town.  "A-.l-l   4^ "  111   II   i \     f |,|  National sewing machine: Co.,  NtW   YORK   AND  CHIC1CO.  Tlif -, i itini l iijjc --i s   . i-i>- m i<).;  2ur av v\iir ok .stand of TiiKu''yy''M "���''';���'''-���'i' "'v1 '���"���'���  Jii.ma;OGJ? B. ' ��vij-r��>�� ����*^ p-< .my; l.icj:  :������!,-M i.l'l-ir 1  li-i-.  ."Mfj-.  JlaTOMTji Agent,     \:m-l  SIccF,.-, U. C. Tl 11?'-. LniiJXPFGTOR.A'ORT' .STKJ'.JTik,--.. R. 'd;' T'EBRUAR TOO? HrOo:  �����^;::.'3?ws^ifory  sa'jtkjjay i-'I':j;j:i.;ai':v iu. 'i'ihmi:  MONDAY'S NEWS   FROM   - -,..,  / yy?'.        ,���/������."' ''THE    TRAUfSVAAL.  '. .-spc-diii'io -Thk I'ui'sri:'r''i'r,ii. , , -'-''���  :''���",   Durban, Feb. I -:(.;eiiera|;jJul-  Jm;.cr<i>8ed;the:Tiie-(;ia rivor Fri-  ^day^and is marching on tO'.L'ady-  y smith.; .'.No detinite aicvvs .will,',be  .,: ... permitted to gijoitt: u'iitii   Liidy-,  ,;���>.> smith .is 'relieved.''''-'   A,iuimb,er/Of;  ; ?guns,' have been\>suii{���,''��� 'l'j'-o'in .here  ������' ,',.,1:6';' General���;.:.,Btilier's 'forces;   in  .   northern; Natal. ������?���'?; -.'.'   ;'���..,/?���':,..?  ':   r./'LoudonyFeb.;:viV-���The  Pietor-  j in force' would render Colesburg!  untenable.; The J \ue.r> iw.e sli.myi i  hig'great jicl.ivity in Nevnlsporti  and Co'lesl.uirg'd'is'iricis. .Mauri  gun's hitlfcho facing Lord Meth- !'  iien-afe believed gone, to .Neva I-  spo'rt. The British -,'��� 'therefore  may; n'nd ,1'driiiidablo bodies ,.'"of  Boers; tliero:  London, Feb. (i-^4 a. in.���-Military opinion' in 'London continue  ���to-a'ssiiiho. from, very ���slender nia-,  lerialsythat' '"Geherai ..Buller -, '-is,  again throwing his fu-hiyyiguilist  the Boer, work's.! A "retired gen-  'eral:Sir?\\nilia.in : l:loivi;y' Green,  who; is a distihguislKHl: Avarrior,  gives',wteiight,Jo.:Tiis opinion that;  Buller wiih ifi.OOiy men'1, is?niak-  uig; a, wide de'ipiir. ley tlie -west-  and north,;,iii..!oi'der to  avoid'.-"the?  c>r  6��?Ati*S �� \mS  ��� r���^\Mltn:g,?y  vy}^--^  MANyFACTUlvERS     iindyyiillR  �� ?;y  General MerchaHt  .:?;' Liqi|pr Deale'ryi  .AND  BEEtt  ���'1*1  :.y^:  PowMr  Jii;  If- ���'���  ���   inarilzburg ctirresjioiideni of the  .,  pitily Mail, ie(,|?g'i;apiling :yester-r?  ���;;:���.' day says General Thiller has  uii-  ?  dotibtedly' secured, the  road:'Ao\ ,..,.,.,,...,,  ... ,,,,,,..  ', objective?! his, ^  ^?Bom;^ inoccmpyiiig Ngtt^ '���).'".������'(  ..J"^y&  ' 'Vi:ryheid in easoof retreat.-:,  ,';.%�� ; - ns.;,:,';, ?'���.;���? ������ ?i>:''"'       y'?-.  ��� ���' T'T  ;;.���'������"     y ������.���..-"��������� -;: v;.. ���,- ..;������:;������ ,,;,-   ��� '. ,,1 \\euty,-tive thousyiu!   Kroi/ch >'  '-'������ y .Loiidou, j; Feb:;'������' ;>;-.& A, :.spec,iat' ori'sbi'iers  ; \v��'''M'i'-,:,-':'7'-i"'iiii'i're'fi'''',v"li��''''' '������''    ������ '"'';���*;-"''���"������'"'��� 7   -''"'."' 7".'"':7sy     77 -y :���',7...,"���������'*;..;.'���'*'. 7; ::.:-,���:'::-y.7s y^.7,7' :.7  y^iU^yerpssh^^ ?.,':?^-!;:,;:yv.:.y^y-:':;yy'-.;y','r.;v^:y::y;r .:���'"-":-:y  SeWy BY;??f HE, ,::BA;RRl!ly^'��� ::keC)���:;:'OR':'"i30T';FLED  Bpttlci^b^  ��~,     Manufacturer of a It-Kinds of Lunibery y;^ j-trge a,!5sor^  g; : y-  szi.���'���������'!���'���'"':yy?,T?,,;,vyyy''���-..-��� ;v'''y,6ii,,iiiiii'd.6i,:::;'. yyyyyy-yyy?; yyy  ��=y?'??-Jj'^^  ���- ;a:'  ifisi  SPfeCIALTY?,  ���iii  ^^iiuiiiiuiaiiiiiiiaiaiiiiiiiiii^;  DON'T    FORGET  :? y..s.av|Jt iyju-obt^  '���?Thd)er^  ^t^^baiffTs;di'itt?a��d;that;,;ipcat-;.;geffiei'-wiijv>i)'"Tiiitrai\Vv\iffk :1 tf'-  .y-v;-i'S^  'y^v^^;'11^  ? ?yftU'Iyvop^i?^:aiu;?i'>y??:^  yvl^y*^1'01���  :''-"'-':--   X'V > >lh":" ...-���"-,.    ������.-."���;���,-:���-   .-,' y. '���:���--������ ������{'.���:������������ .:".<'���.y :.-7.:'y~ ���.'l���.v,,,.''.',X,r:'-v���-.-,-.'..';'i*  :.syii^  _:"*??  /Ladysini.tH,;.:!''  ���-'Bv.-.-'i  leijoj,-: ^lar.shay.litizal.n.e^  yy;graphyfroiiy^igu:  :��� -.'y;?'?!1'^^:-.!n .^, -v;:.^?,'^�� '9T^'4?" ?"-^l* I'^A"-' 4 y^ ��ii s''f-x'^'tS il'eve'tl-;>������:' i i: .h:. .iV i.^"'-?yi i'-'tri V?'y'��� i u cilliid-'.  ?^.y$St6r^^  y-��� ^agement^yy yr^  ?Mp<Ty^eyigay^^  -: "J H.:'^'?'-ad ^hyi!!;h?^cd  " oivgnn; towards;^ u;rpi'iscTlill?; pieces' lotyai'tJIlein,^ ���;? tM: viniitirU'l-  W^XMMMW^BM  'ij;W$ji^^  :y.cyua.r ters;,;?y::fdry  -Milling"  iT?y:??yGoTriiripdi6us��  7 SampJfevy.Roorrfsy? H.?-J3est?Guisine??ni?tiie^  *'yfe^,-.yL\y-..,.c-.y.:iky-\y��-'-:.:.*.y^  ^^^^Motiern-y?^  ?oTh  ???^-'^'ti y'S^y':'^'?!t^  ywmXemp].^ ' ������������-���*-������ ��� s-s ���������s..-. y-s.r. ....  .:nyieal t;h-bi/the:g^i,'is()n:-f'ias lurpro v-1';"  :-y y-y,\:::,y,:--:s^y..~<>y,/y-:n<;. ���-���:;,���;.;;::,���;��� i   . -t: ������*.[���:,-  ,:.:,:edv  -Th^Deinaiici:; Fpr.'Silver;,?? y'7:.  eivnmtjni^w;'illyiiortiv^iayeYtb buy  ',$;^ei;/yhas,^  ; ntf nd.? if Xn|i,aati6n|y|Kji^  ij\'f3ry 'gieWeis 6t?Th'e"?riioifayv|'Giiiy  ��� iteiicyi;:I)e])ai-lfnie;i'i tiihasib^eudieavr  iJy'depletecLanc]| ^'lllybeyfui-ljierji,  j]e(luced;;ai'eyf6nnd,?4lh  ^sal^,;y^fegrg]j]ijc:;tra;nsfe^  (J.-ii\ii��i,:^.-:iky.itli',Q,iS5--d  ^^olciyfqr,::'thb.,;'accpm  tnan;-yyb:vermi:ieiit?:rindyyhe^des;5  s I "tin.iMiy'ofi goid-ydi rect ^To'y:indja?;  ���yS:yy^y^--:y:KSiS-:yy^^::jty<ry.iy.:(y.:ra.y.  'Gut :'pf.vsi x teeri' aiid ;ar;'ii ttlf y crpi res;.  Boers:yestei'day.y\\;ere .-l.nisy. (te-. o.f'casJi reserve onljyabout.iseven;  crores-are silver--? itccordingV to  tlie fc>tatist shouidfa-fuvthcr''two.  770ty/)tiijyy:R^  yA,\i:hptig0  ^;-eriM;ign'!iier:h  y.)^ltentpi;;,^pyyi^  yL'^K^^^��y^|!?fi?^^  ;;|)'t'|.u'%d!seygr?iT  y4]yfp?it'i|d'ies2s^fIc3VS  ���'- jy;eiy published^y'amlST'ilhe.'ad?;  yyai.)"cijtiGiyim.aei 'a,Uf;idl,;ilie.'secret  ypl^elngyy:^J|i<cii#|jK^i^i:4,iW-'lv  -v?- Motive I' 'M^vyi^^^li^Tl'i^'  This4;  ??;??,H  -rsKroying;;.t,he^ railwiiy  'rlieyweeii  ;���" liel'e ��� aiid;   Largerbiirg,, '.froni,' a  v. y:['jb:i'nl;,.i'OOO yards frpia ��� tilie- 'Bi'Jt-'  ?ish ati^aiiced  |ipsi'tio'rt.      Tliirty-  y 111 roe ex) > 1 ps ion s we re 11 pii-rd; aiid  ���' ���'(]io ub tless;t h e, I ine ���,--.an tl;, cu 1 yerte,  "'wei-q: wrecked for a cp'nsidera-ble..  .���.��������� distance." y"���'':.,$ :.���':���  '���:.:" -'":.'A' jlying'coluirrn ; has   reached  noctli   Zuliilancl ,to .cheeky tlie  ..-'���'Boer lociU '���raiding", 'yy '.   yv  ��������� ?  Genuryi '������R'bb.ttrt's -has^decided  ? -to i"elease.^CPnnn;?iidany:Pretpi;r  ���A'elv  'niillipiis. of gold' be;s"ent\to ;f hdia  during,the ne\T two?moiiths,' the  silvpr. ; holdii%S' of? thpyindian  government:y>Hll' probablj?be 'rp--  tluced t(j..abont four croi-es. ' ,Bp:  fore suciya\iigureyis reachedpur-  cliases ; of?;.silver "for coinage  ought tp'be niadey unlessafhe In-'  diah.goverhment is ..prepared to  iacur. risks ;;Avhich ynight'ybving  disaster. , They Statist-insists  that the Goverumehtymlvist,, buy  silveryvithput'dejay an3.btive,-; it  ?3*Ej;^,i,s^g uaran^eld  lAR^RpCK;'WOKpy??|yy  Kill  S6tK;:XGENTS  ���'SoiiE:':?AGENq5S.:  COMPANY  w ""   '<T!:-  KJ:'i;��.  mmmMWiMMimSmm  sonraKKtzaan  mm  ���m  ��Sif  ��� ly  :y :'Mining?'Suppne;S'|  ^-TlqiKu-ayJdidiert^a|;;;severeiy | c0^Qdi ^ fafe^ -asypossible,  ;jyon.tid��d by^.a ^hell,^ ;; ,. ��� ���,. Jilud;reasons tlmt India onghtnbt  ? AtyNlal'elsing ?he'enemy iy ,lJcy[;t0;iDe subjected' to;fhrthjef ytrials  ing steadily'pushed?back-\out'*.i^  ;ri lie ;range.o; v. l^he^cblfinuil and j \ug out^hat .if', trcfJible breaks'out.  S("p(rtsyt Re'nesbiirg c 1 eared" thejqn : ,;]u. ^Alghau frontier silver  count rvy>f sinall/haiids f)f, rebels ;'ai���ne wilLbe'iiseable,^    " ':       \.':  for many-miles.   .���������,���... '���;  'v''?,   ,' \   y  ���''���    ��� -?---- -~yiy  y.    ������?���-'  ��� ,   ,S    .   _y::    ��� ', '"    ���'   i     .'V (Jt-i-iu I-inildei-i-Tlie D.'&.L. lOiniil-  .    ���: ,,.���'"���.  i'r- i im.i;i I' <.'i.��l l-ivi-i-< 111 is it iil-eltl  liilildcl-  London, Felt: t> -Tl is frptii the j ft, ^ivo> woiu-ln.addi- hoaitb'.v.- i'iesli'-.'iitid:  ���western tieldthat definite   state- ^<^"ei-;:onies any rlowiiwacd tendcni-v of  ���aitll.     Il;i\is iv-  I.iiu-i'cnce   < '(>:.���'  1.1(1.;  y?yyy??'?:#@??;pt'^  MLjyy^?Ati}^inftjp  |y|ingf;��M:ini:ir^?Stac^  j?;nes|:Lgei^^  |y;,i|pbtena)yy|)y;;y^  & S ':.:���"  ���'.-'  '���������.'".��� ���'..".'������   "���'���.���"'.'.���'���' ' ' :    ..���������������'    ;������,���-   ���  ������������ ..��������� ���J.f.yy.y :>   ������������--.���^���y: ::y'y .;������"'.". :".y'M  ���w;  E  S  :T;  ���^Ey?  "A:  -Sy,?'  '���'?T"  ���.���:.-.-;��� ������.-..:;���; ���;- .     ,"; ,.�����.���.. ���:.: n    ;;���-;. sr  -;.;-���..���.'��� ���������---.--���������..  ,-,.>-.---r-  y ':.::y ���-. .i"yi7iK��sii,itvi3Yoji:,s.Vcn ;' ������'���:��� ."-'���.���.'?'  ''���.yy ::y7' "y .y.yyTttAxseoN'iaxEx^t-KoijTK.:.' ^ .',-;���      :-. ;'"..y;:?.,::-;v  ' ;:;���' It is tlie niosi, niudui'ii iir. eqiii|)inciit:,.it, is-thc'-lipiivicsti :i-nLicd?line: "  it, biis:'avi'()ck--ball;ist i'Oudbq(l:; it, crosses jui' sa,'ncl,ficsci;ts:;;it;'was built '������  ���without' a laiid, yi-aiit or g-ovei-iiniiMif, itid: itis noted foi- courtcsy'.of its  chiployesi.'.it. is ���'tJic.,*only lint.', .Sei.'viiig incals on tho. a hi:c-ai-t,e'p!an-.       ''  ?     . .TH:RO1j0H Ttl K GRANDl-:ST SCUNKRY' JN AMTlUCA V;��  ������?.,'    ������..���?"���'  ������:"<;,       '?      ' ''���'.PA'-' D/VYLfGHT. ;',  ' . , ,'?? ?.'���' 7 ���;'.?:'; ,",v."  ,-, -for- -irOUT^a'JMOiiJ^K- and' fit c EAST kploTKN'AY' MI.NKS, 'WuuUly:'-'.  . -Stayrc   ri-pin  lv!iiis]iell.t; Stoainl.)(i'at.'o(inimunv,-al,,ioiis i'roni .lohiiing^ ������:  'during yuniinei;.    Quickest and .Pest, route to, all  |iai'ts of*ibis Tlnited' .'  ��� States. ICastei-ii (,'anada and' lOurope.    '���.,..        -:  .Irormaps, tiekets and eoiiipl.ot'e iiifoi'iiintkm call or' address  .- ���' ' ���'-.    neai-t.-sl ������"fiyont. "or" ,     ' ;.' .'.���  ts  ���pffcMttie   <3��   Hutchi^oiil  |?-*Ea;p;;yKot)tieiia3r^^^^  &.' ,- '���"'���J."-���...: ���"-������������ ������" ��� '��� 2 ; ! i. : ������-CJ .. -,"-.., ,Wi  '^^^^0s^t^^^^^^^mkssm  n;iki-i->  .n'ionts come of -large operations;  , thai are apparently -about to be-, i  igiir. ���'? General French" has now ? Tlie American. Refining it  ���returned, to Reffesburg from his \ Sinelting'.' Company during,;tlie'  'conference witlv Lord Robertsy \\rek ending 'the 1./!th ' iiist, de-  has spnt'w.lnit is'described as an \ posited-', .in   the'' United     States  overwhehinng force'' of ..iiifiiiiir'y j.n.iint.- iHWii'i-oinices gold, Valued  , to ' siege   Nevalsport.   ,-   This   is ?;n ~i<)7(>.(i^fi; a total of ^l AH,A. 1 Di.  "svhere the railway before ii; .was;  .'������'���''. ���'������'.''.?  ,    .������   '.    ;_-  tles.troy(.'d  .crossed    tlie    Orange,  river- and ''connected.'-'with   'tlie,  .'���J.'M'ec: State -trunk line-io'  f>lo< ;in -���;  fontein.    ' ���    ��� "  ' "' NevalpOrl.   'is, niiK.-teen   miles i  north of (,'olesbnrg. ani;l i'.V miles ,'.  north id'   I'-'reuch's,-lieailipiarti'i's ;  at   Rciiesbui'g.      The    llor-rs    at;  (.Vile.sburg' .'ire  in danger of- Vic  ,;  ing snri'onnded by  largely   reiie '  forced   and   (;xtending   -li-iif-s   of-  I'tritish troops. .' '  ?,A.n ���oci.'U|)atioii   of   Neviil'.-spori-j  ��KK5:*��;s::i;^.-oxs;fe's.'K3;3r^!ffi^^  W !�� '  '���n       CU.>E *LL  YOUR   PfllKS WITH       ^  ���iPaih-RiiLerJ"  r"; ft Msdicina Chosl. In  Itself. j*i  rt. ..-���,��� ���     !*���  '$&    Simpla, Sxfa and Quick Cure for    |^  %. CRAMPS, DIARRHOEA, COUGHS, ||  ^ COLDS, RHEUMATISM, |  % NEURALGIA.   , |  JS;   .'-23 and BO cont Bottles.      %  yf. lli:v/M)C or imitations. ' . yf.  '�� BUY Ol-fLY THE GENUINE.^  '�����  .  y        PERRY DAVI8' S  mmmv:*w.x)*v.x.*MM*��mMmxMtii]m  C.Ci..UIXOX.Geiiera!  Ajrent..  I Spokane    Wash.  I.\VM ITiNK'V. C.'l'..and-T. A  '''���-.' , St. I 'alii. .Minn;,  ���"MUNSON/Nd.^."  A''Ti_'���- .yy*. - -----^ .-.���!..���?(v-i-l-  The Best   Writing Machine  ��� ��� ;'���   /run  oxr.v,.'.,'.'       .-'  INTERCHANGEABLE  STEEL TYPEWHEEL  ileyiinM.V   llliislraled   ('al.aloyue  '  Pi-eo'..  SHEE5 CREEK, B^^^  t .'.'.'��� ������  Pirst'Class' Accommodation for 'TraveJlers.? i-y-  Ever3'thing   Ne\\-    .       ' ���"���  Tlie   VViiiderinere' Stage  Sfpjis  Both   Cioing aiid  Coming;  -%V*    -     .   --T;��fS?-Ss'.-'f^'  >:!^%V;;-gi*?i'\^:  Fort Steele  Meat Company  ���     I^RESH   and   SALT   MEATS  ALWAYS  "'��� ,   "   iON HAND..  ROBSON & .ROGERS, Prop's. ���-.���������, '       ; .'  Eresli Jlalibulv Saliiion,  SaJiiion Trout,  Bologna  Sausage,  flutter and Eggs:    Pish aiid Game in Season. '.'���?������  Address Edgar A. Hill, Maiuifaciurer, 94-96 Wendell Street. Chicago R.iVersicie'Avpniie,  Fort Sieele, B. C. morni  m  ?-'-.  -9-'  P?irity|^|3ei>^^  pi^S^l^iSSSfc^  ChoiQe liesident arid  Titles Guaranteed    For  lots ^  rtlewlars Apply to ???���  terms.  T,  ��  $r  ��  -->������. in:  ���l<  'V:'' >i  FO'tVV STEF.LI .  P. ''..  '��,.&     W*"* ������  Tlie Canadian BariK of commerce ^itr::";!:::  Mih-.im., ������,   --    i'-    i:,,iiv,,i . ', ,i, -  (HEAD OFFICE TORONTO..  Raid     up    Capital     $6,000,000  Hon. <;ko.   \. ��'ox. 'l'".'sidi;ir.  ,GOLD DUST PURCHASED.  EXCHANGE on all parts of the world bought and .-.old.  London Agents���The Bank of Scotland.  port Steele P Cranbrook Branches  -lyi'i'-- ilif l><-->;  kiKuvn.       I .ii.Miriuii-   ciiaclici.  J. W. H. SMYTHE, Manager  Milv .in,  ,- m HM-- 111 - ' I. ' .1   '' i ,';   ,i'  i i.iM  \-,\\   i-'iiniii-  -'.   ��� 1'in,",,    i.miiiii;  i i'.iiiii i" fn   i.i;  .iii'i mil;1 i Iicum-i-i. ->i  I'iiiiI   .ni(i   ' hn.ij.i.   ,ci(i   'j.ji.iii.t  iuiil  <'Incite.   "-'I'iii-   i.i.l;    ji.-i I. ei   ii-.iin-in  j ihe  U'llI'lll."       I'lull'I'-Illilll.     < 'ill)),'!  clioii-  ii. Iv  W.u.kkii.  (I. n. M.i'i   ��'���'���   m;l,lt'   ujlh    ���i"   'i'r.'(ii'i'i'i:tiiiciu ii  l Lint -.   ji���,111 lilt;   iu )i.i-  c I  I .-CI-V1CI  HONG KONG DRAFTS SOLD. --Win.- "w��.i-. -t.-..��>;��������". <>i a ��.-ri��v  ci|ii.ilcil l.\ im ul lei' line.  Sec ttuit \iiiii-tii-'.cl ri-iiiK \ in ������'rii"  MihwillUri-" uJh-ii .juiM'j Iii .in., imiiil  in tin- I'niicil ^.i'mic ���  in-  ('niKid.i.       \il  til'l.-l-l   Illiflll-  ������ell   1 lll'ill  Km-i.lie-, |'.iim;i1iIi i- ei   n'iii-i-   lnnr -  | mat ion. mltli'c���.  1 I. W. (   \si.l.          ( .1. Kiaii .  I          Ti.i\    I'is-.  ,\^i i.i-iKi.il  \^i in  sknttu.. �� \.--ii     I'oiri'i, wii. oi:  ���v- *�� f ^ 9k ft * & Jfc ik & % & >*$&##-& ft #r Ik * ft ft ft ft  Rrofessiotial.  * Fort  SATI'KUAY    I-'KJ'.Kl'AKY   10,  Hum.  LOCAL NEWS NOTES.  The- recruit.-, for the Strath-  eoiut Horse, were 'oilletted ai��� the  Windsor Hotel  Now is the rime to injure.   Ki  ineinber the fate of ihe   Interna  lion  John 1'.arbor, 1>.  1). S: of   Xel  son', will be iu Kurt   Steele, on   ;i  professional vi.sit   on   Thursday,  February I Mil.  , it , I        i      ii. r !     <1"'-   I"'"!'11'   wi1*'   nvated   to  a   Mote . and call ar once on     ��� '     l ,   ,  ,,,   .    ii...,,. > l.soine   line   spi-cimens   o.f    hersr-  Ageni Iiii]>eriai liisiirai.ee Co.  Men Huekle wriiing'to a friend  .says: We had a irlorious time,  at Ouawsi. girl-*! 'say: it was'a  picuic, I was <>lc:ssed a hundred  nines. The ��irls are all dead  stuck on the boys from ihe west.  Harry  Keineir.au   will   be   thn  l��>.s>ee  or  the   new hole!  which  mansliiji     on     Thursday     lasi  Captain Parker was puttinsi   the  men ibrotiiih their paces  .1. M   Dixon, better known as  ���'Suprar   Dixon"   in   the   line of  commercial'  travellers,   was in  town on Wednesday    '  will shortly be !��ni  Harry   is  '     GEARY   &  DOYLE.,  Llverij. Feed & SMt, Sidhlc.  ,       i'l'I I    .sll  ,-il-    I 1  (  l,'i'."il.ii'   [ ��n ��� I \    ">!.iv;i    in. ..I-   nil  1 i-.iin- ;U  l-'nl-l     ,     Ic .1 incl Kin,  i \Ut >!.!." .,   "..I K' llii,;.-l',n,  I I. V \1IMI  Ol     If UIMh   V sl'l CI M.l \  JJotice  to T.ixj)ayi'i-3,  ��� . <i  s(>i"rn'-i: '.s-f K()oti:n.\y nwiiu t,  ���   Vs.isnVIM     U'l       ,lllill(h\),\l'h. TtA   AC I  ���Ji  *  Steele  ercantife Co., lit  Fort Sieele, Cranhrook '% Wardncr  ���% Hardware  Blacksmith Goal  Giant   Powder  Fuse   and   Gaps  Jessop's   Steel  J.    Cottrell.   ot"    the   rinn   of 1  -��� , ... ,  ,-,   . .       ,, MO'l'li I'. is hcii-ln criM'ii, in  .H.'i'ouIiiui'r will.  M;iu>ncKi aiiu Loilreli was  over, IN   t!jt. .sl:itut.-,. thai i{c��ouue th\ mui mi j  ri'>m k. MiioawK on  j nui.sti.n.    _ ; ltll0 ,,��� tui^cii hum   ail ut tin- .ihme tn.\^i,  ' collci tllilc .viillin tlu-ilisirii'i in K.ist Kotitenay '  ,* ���  *   '  * GROCERIES  * BOOTS  ....       j,   ,. . .   .0 .    ., i fiuuihuui ImiMim. :iu- ii.iy.ililt- .n. m\  oftlcu  ,  1 he Nu'lbLuirne Armis  tells   a   i.\v.t .st0cu-    a-m-.��-,i hm^.iu Kiiu.-niiio.it  a popular landlord   and_\vi!l   no  , doubi make tin- iiot-1 oueof   the, - ,,^,,11,���,,...,',,..-^,/:  ideasant places ,,* j-.-mji-i m I-'ort ;story o: Preiideiu Kru^er which     r���llI.tl,l,i.l.,-..iit-i)l.l ,-  (.u n,u ,,^,(i,  Steele.     '" -    <��� '' is well worth reurodncinir. Soniei   in-'i-H-onuiMiuu   , r ,  ���      '���I     -rhrui-fuuriti-iOloncixi-t'i'iiL. on ilie u-.-.c-tsri. 1  ������-                '           in0111iis-    aH\'    he    received     an j v.iiu.-"i iwisdmn jnnin-i-i..\.                       j  The'tnauv iri'Mid.s  or   Herman s >                   i'     .  .-             1      ���     11 o�� -^o mmrii of tin-nu-ouu-01 ,mv poison .1-1  ,.",?',���'   y          ,       11.       American ilepntation. ana  asicedi t.ACmK om '(.iiou^mudoiiiir-. ihuuiiinwin- '  \on Hadeln. tornierly clerk   ior         .        ...        ,,                    .      ' ,:,u-> i.,unt-i\- uptm -m-ii exec.-,, wiu-n hk- i  v     w.j.,win   ,it    u'-i^-i     \i-iii    u.v   '"J 1 a cn^i.s .siiouici come on wnai . sjt.ut i,noi uhmv iii,n, u-u iiiuu-.mii (toiiui's  A.      Hanson     <U      ��.ld,      will     ��<- , r       , , .       ,���u..1[Kl oiR-tmn-Ui o; .me per cent.:   ��hc-n  ii leased   to  know   that   tie   is 111   side   should   1   nna   Hie   Amen-'     ^ucii o\.ce^ ^ ovn- tun thousumi dollars.  i  1        1.1 1 ,, ...;,,.���     , ...       rn 1 .11      "1       and iiotuiyiu iliaii ou'iuv tlioiiiiiiuliiollHis  ��(io(l healtn. and i.s occup.\ 111.tr  a 1 canr   - , ihe replv was that they       om. ami one li.nt of one ik-v mm.: wii^n  prominent position in Thurin^ia,   wouIft W oli llu, ">id<l  of  11bei.,v -     ^;^t^^^  (lerniany. n, a letler to a   Iriend        d d aoveri|meiu. '   To lhii .' m. ,��. c,,.i..... u,,-,^^(U.,.-���-' of ��.i.i  he rh.'Siren to oe   reineinbereci   to ��� ... ...  J,i.s friends in this vicinity. the  president   ivj<>med:^   -W.     ^;;y-''> '".A^w u���- am, ,i.u ���...��������.  are  all  alike:   tarred   with    the,   Tiu're-tifiiisof o.rc p.-. ci-.u on the nsses^ec!  , , ^- ',   ������   1     ���     '        \altieol H-iil estate.       '  >ame brush-    ^ ou are british 111 j   0n,.h,llror,1I1p1-.re,.IIl.���1Il,10IlswsM.d vullic  of peisoiial inoperty. ,  L'pon siu-h .-XL-ess 01 inenmc. '.vh(.-n  the snme  is iiomiqiR ih,in leu thntiMinrt liullats. mio  per cent.,   wlieii  sueli excess is oier ten  tiiuiisuiid   doiliits     and    1101    more,   than  .     ... . , snu.jMi.  cumiihoii    r,i    i-.j nn twenty   Uioiisaml   ilollai-s.   one .ami one-  Mr.   Shi]j   an   old   resident   of  Irorr Steele alter a years absence-  in oilier jiarbs   ol   the   l-'rovince. ;"  ha.s returned.  vour'hearts.  .Montreal Star   was   in   the  city  flurinu- llu' wetdf.  ���'  (,  -.   1  11 i.s reported that in ca.se  of a  <*\j\ mi in ion   election   Hon'.   C.    1-1.  '   \hlClV',1,���<,���','1   wdl ' coin estl Yale-  ,   ^'jn-ihoo  .  dislric.t      tvith      lion.  >   Hewitt LlosJ'x'l^-  '.rhe value of Ihe output ul'llto  Trail Creek' mines from   l^'-l   fo  .December MIM.  l^.'O.   is  sn,71i):-  "  7:',(i.('i|.    The nuinbor of   tons   of  'ere   mined    duriimr     tlie    same  period was  li'O.dll' lolls.  '       o ���   Charles Mair lalher of Mrs,  ft. .1? Cann' and Miss Mabel Mair  are spending a few days in Port  Sieele renewing' old acipiain-  lences.  Will Vork a New Gold, Field.     '  Senator Campbell  of  Cariboo  au<;l -a- c.oinpany   of   Americans  have begun work on a "new- portion of tlie Miocene  property  in  fouuli of one pel cent.: when such excess  is over l\\onl\ thousand dollars one .mil  one-hall ol one per cent. ��� r "'  Ktvenie 'l'ax0VI ���� per capita.  One per cent  on ihe .issci-scO value of 01 e "ur  mineral lic:n niff substances, iiayahle iju.ii ierl\  ,, , ,,        , ,   ,.        . ,   on the last d.iy oi Lhe months ol  .March.  .Iiinc.  ilie  iaillOlls Old anhl- district,   aiid |S,.pteml;eranil Decimlx.-rin each \c.ir.      ;  t a. c..n*i-:i.sOn".  1. , 1 wiwiii- (tilth ('nthdor.  .  Furt St'tl'1-  I'- C.  I'rhrwinj /.</.   lUtitl.  :*:  m.  M:  I  and   SHOES  DRY   GOODS  GLASSWARE  '* ,   ;nic  *  *  m  w  m  m  #���  m  ;*���  ;*  NORTH   STAR   LODGE  fr '" I'OJiT .s']''--Li.l.   I!  (  f NO. 30.  A.  F, AND A. M.       G.  R.  B. C.  TtPtiiilar    mi'liii!.'s    Isi    'I'm ,,J,i.\   in   '^.ca  niuiiili ,11 i-iidit (1 i-lneli.     \ Isiiliiu llu ih'-ui J.:-"  COlllillllV llivlll-il.  A   W. Id.h 'siiM.i,. Si-cieta.-y.  I'llKT STKM.i:   l)KVKI.OI'MhN-|' SV.MIICA'IB LTD  HH I.c.iili nh.ill Slreet. I.oniluii. nnuland  N. A. WALLINGER,        FORT STEELE,  i'O.st oi-'i'ior. uo.v k  THOMAS    McVITTTE,  Fort Steele B.C.  HAY    and    OATS  CROCKERY  *  II. L. a V M M I X s.  J'. L. S: A' (J. E.  Fort Steele B.C.  1)  ROSS & HERCHMER.  Barristers-.    -      -      Solicitors  NOTARIES PUBLIC  CONVEYANCERS. - .  Fort  Steele,   Ii.   0   , 2 Ji  X.    BDE <���  LANDS and MINES *  NOTAKY  PUBLIC      ,  CONVEYANCER  Fort .Steele,,  B. C.  Oeo S. .Mi-Carter.    . ���     .(. A. lUrvey  HARVEY & McCARTER  Jitwri^crt-.   Solicitors.   X'otiirici-  Public,  C'fnirri/rnici'rs rlc.  '     f. ' '  FOKT  STKBLK. 31.  (J.     '  1 ' *     f  ' \r . , t  /      >  i.'lOVKI.STOKK STATION' and COLDKN"  COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY      MADE*  WRITE   FOR   PROSPECTUS  y        -    ��� OF^-        ���'  C. A. KTniuensinith arrived in  J^ori Sieele on Monday. He has  been on a trip lo Kastern points.  15. Brandenberi: n( Tobacco  Plains was a visitor in town during Ili<! week.  .will develop ii largely on a new  plan? , They will expend ^r_'('().-  (���00 in carryinpr down a large  slinfl lo the bed of the jirchi.s-  toric river which is snjiposed. to  contain immense wealth. Other  parts of the river which have  been found have been very rich.  Tbe drifting and shaft will in all  be nearly K>n<i feet of .straight-  ahead work before there will be  any particular returns. It is expected that the work will take a  year, and -when .completed will  show more pay than was ever  discovered in the country before.  ,    Of Interest to Miners.  One of the latest  triumphs   in  the   engineering   world  consists    in the construction, shipment by  There was a meeting ol 1 he \ steamer and subsequent transfer  Board ol Trade on Saturday last J to railway transportation , of a  al which -several matters of im- j st(,llll]ej. ()f -Ji'Od tons dihplace-  poi-lance wj>re discussed. j U!nlit.    Avhich    was    finally   put  111 float in   Lake   Baikal.   Siberia.  The Canadian Pacific Kaiiway j than -,������, mi](1> n.om St_  Company are issuing .sinirlc iare ;  Uckef.s to Ko^laiKl. this will en-; Pfl��M>huru.  able ])iirtie.s to attend the Crand' Twenty-tour carat gold is  Winter Carnival. Tickets arc;^,,,.^ ���,,ifi; i'j carat, gold has  ��<,od Irom February li'ih   1,].   to, ^       .^ ir(),(L ,  of silv01.   .Uld   ,  1,Vbi:"al'V ,Nh ',,,'ccpper:   I < carat  gold   has   lh  ,    . ,      , ,k     parts   oi   liure  gold    and   Ihree  Silt" e tan-and   return   tu   the   l ,      ,    ., i  ��;ran��T Winter CaniiM.l ai 1,'u- \ l^-ts each o1 silver and copper  j.m,l. ' ! in 11s composiiifiii:   ll'carat  "'old  is half srold. the remainder being  H.   Laidlaw   who   has   been  made up  parts of silver and  inthi-otheeforee   .!'    ll.e    North .     .     con.po.si '  Star .mine   will   h.i'.e   elmrire of ,   -��� 1,<U ^ ���! L  ihe new traniwa\  Cllllipl(M'Ml  ion   as   it   is i lion.  St.. John's Church of England.  With  Colouerl-lerchmi,'   who-      Divine service will be   held   h,  went out with tin-:-'��ond .'.jiiim  ,Sl.     John's      church      at     1 .->".  iron!, are his son Shemood   and j st rangers welcome,  his -011-in-law  Mr     U.nid.'ill        11 |     smidav   school   a1   2.'A0   p   in.  is .said 111 Toronto lhal    ihe   wileiA|| , ,���. (,|lii(lj.f.ll i���vited.  Ol- the  iilll.el' Wishes  to 1:0 , Hi    tin.-;- .-  T'ape in the capacity of inirsi-.     y    .  imikkhytkiu'an  cili'iarir.      ���  ���" ��'" '- , " '    '���   ;'    In   future,   and    until    further  ���'    iy   Ai'iiistmn- aiid.,W.-'l:.|no).c(. ';(|ivill(?: device    will    be,  liold 011 Sunday   in   the   Presbyterian church  al   il' 'p.   111.,   only  h'oss-we  nt to I'Vrnie on Monday.  ' The confracilor flu- iiuildiiig  of"the Koolenay <'Inb Hou.S'' at  ���Fort: Steele will be lei in a few  days.  ft. Sinall olM.hu Cosui()]iolilai.i|  llofei at Cranbrook was in town-  on Thursday. ' ,'     -    i .  Snndav school at 2 p. in.  SUBSCRIBE.  7 V()\l  THE  PRdsPECTOR.  NOTICE.  Miss A.TMcNeish will Iraiisiicl htini-  iie.ss ii.s Dress .Muker in lli^i; town of  Ji'orL Steele und will he ])]eascd to^-re-  ccive'ordci's from now 011 at D.Wlc-  Xeish'.s jii'ivitte residence. Orders will  he promptly attended to.  In Wellington's Time.  If the English people had been  able to follow Wellington's tactics in the Peninsula as closely as  they have followed Buller's tactics in South Africa the'whole  nation would have died of heart  failure long before Napoleon was  conquered. Britain has .been  agonized by the telegraph, which  i.s the eyes and ears through  which modern nations see and  hear the losses and horrors of  wai. France would have,gone  crazy if that nation had been inflicted with a daily instalment of  the horrors of the ret real Iro'm  Moscow, and Kngiand would  have been scarcely less Irani ic  if the people, had been able lo  follow from day to day the story  of Wellington's long stay wilhin  Ihe linos of Torres Vedras,  Kimberley.  Kimberley is quite lively these  days owing to the fact that the  railway will be in lown in a few-  days. People from all parls of  the country are constantly arriving. The hotels are full and  a genera! good feeling exists.  ining Co-, Ltc  '., t ��i .i.'-Ai.-c I .-     . ��� ,r  Vi:\i\r.n: v-'dl   .','lu-."i: !  nriirv ^tiic5>-t:r t;-;>.\- ,>.i,y j  -.;t tip 0:11>  M'",ry-!r" .-iliiifej'.,'..J.V.Qi; j  m.;'!i!Ki.' '��� y��'.;i roll*. .  -IVIfi'a'!  ' .it ,-,vs you lo cut' th;  ^'-:���,.     ..PI '::!.-.t; any ��:��.."      ,  IV* U&       '��� ,    fv'rryijiujly  a ho(iId   have   oiio  -f.'ntly sci" an einier-  :.w'y'-    ?  DAVIS & LAWRENCE CO.,  LIMITED,    UOMTHEAI.  "���ftw.i.- -,r, linfli'1.-"^1, ,  hm  SHARES 12 i CENTS  1 c  Address  j  Secretary   Empire   Mining   Go.  KIMBERLEY,   B. C.  KIMPTON   &   PITTS  WINDERMERE ^ DONALD  1 1* 1  General Merchants  .Mining supplies a Specialty  ^liners u'oini: northward via Canoe River l-ioute will find it a large  saving and convenience lo procure their supplies at  Donald.  SOL.R ACKNTS lor  Canton   Steel Company  Windermere. (lolden and Donald  ..   ���,    . ��x\ Miniiiii'Divisions.  Jessop or Firth  in Rock Wc  Agents  at  Windermere  for  the California Giant Powder Co.  B,    P.    COOK. HIGHWARDEN    <St - SON.  Livery,  Peed   and   Sale,, Stable.  Douglas   Cor set 11  1 ��� �� "  ,,'    ) CM-Mil.)  OFFICE -Ki\-(.-i-siOe .Wfiuie  t      1-" ^    , ' 1  Xe.it, Door to.Iilcef-ilelf't- Mm ft Store.  i E. J. SCOVIL  MIXI.N'O  ItllOKKll.  XOTAItV PUBLIC  Ilciil l-jsuitf .-mil Oum-t-id Acetii  ,   *      'WINDERMERE,    B.    C.       *'~  ,? .   : "'.'?:'. _  Corroiiondencc Solicited. ,      - -  G.   JOHINTSOINT.  Assay    &     Metallurgist.  OKANBKOOK.   B.  C-  T. H. TAYLOR, C. E.  PROVINCIAL   LAND    SURVEYOR  Siii'Mjys  (il   Miiiurul  Mines: eto.  aim.s.   I!e:ia>>.  WIXDKIt.MKJJK   II  'Fort-.Steele, U. C.  TKAMIXO OI-1 A I.l, KINKS SOI.KMTI'.li.  PIONEER   BARBER, SHOP  ������-'���' '   ' ' '      i'   '     , ',"  I'Overy thing.Strict ly First Class.  '  '      -''     '     ���    ','-''  jVavi1 dnirr l<< Ho' Pro.* 1 id'Im:   ,  ROYAL   HOTEL  KLMUttKLKY.   I:.  (J.  Tin- l-'incst l.iijiior.s iiiul  Ciiliii'.s iind Mcst, l-'iii'iii.slnKJ  lillllllls   in   'I'own.  J.   I.   GATES,   Prop.  XMAS  IS    NEAR    AT    HAND  Don't. Delay  T< >   <^ct  your   I.-'hoto   talcen  at once to send to vour friencL  H,  Pre'st  THE  PHOTOGRAPHER  FORT  STEELE

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