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 i.u  ��� oi Luff As��  .1    '  ?/<��  <��s  �����>  (���'/  ;/<~   W .V   ^ fe .  *&7  ^  /.  ;*.  %  <fc  V'o/.   //  "'i'oR'r sTiiiiLii. n. c. Syi7'/;A'/;.iy, fihsruaky is, 10O0.  '%  ^  ?=  9,  n*m��aiVMien>*u*nwwAC��)��  ���miw ������������< ��� t WWMM  *m��o����w*eM<nMHUucw��B  'V.  DISTRICT M1K1KG I��EV.S.  Of Interest to Those E-gaged in  the   Development of the  Mining -Industry.  Silver still keeps about the (50  mark. Which makes the Kootonay silver-lead miners weat  broad smiles.  Another lead smelting furnace  with a capacity of '27)0 tons a day  , is being built, by, the Union iron  works at Spokane for the Sullivan Group 'Mining company of  Marysvillo: <������  Some action should bo taken  .do have the steel industry established in British Columbia, [n  East Kootenay, Vancouver  Island."and the Pacific Coast are  large deposits of iron ore. .The  steel industry is one of the, most  important known for the employment of labor.���Kootenay Mail.  .Sullivan Group���Work on this  .group of mines is progressing  nicely under the management ��of  James Fin ley. It has not taken  much , time and expense to put  the mine's on a shipping basis.  There is no doubt, but the company will soon have the mine in  shape to be producing from 150  to :!50 tons daily.  North Star���Neil McLeod  C'irran, manager of 'this mine,  ���is meeting with good success in  taking out shipping  ore.  ,<rcu has been busy wiili the  preliminaries, for the immediate  completion of the^big darn.  Fifteon-cent copper ".will have  considerable effect on the St.  Mary's river district and, as expected, there will be a great deal  of exploratory and development  work during the coming summer  The Fonwick Bros will le-  sumo work on the Bull river iron  mines next week.  It ist reported that a deal is  pending on a Sand creek property.,  The Tiger-Poormau mine on  the north fork of , Wild Horse  creek promises to be a profitable  producer when adequate means  of-transportation is affqided by,  the construction of the Kootenay  Central railway.  JIUTISu.   PARL.AMiN;   CLEiNS j ."he   body   oi  the parade will be  divide'd into two grand divisions  military and civic, nnd will  be a  MATTERS POLITICAL  1mm  ��&��  w  /.  Bng'and Has Maintained Strictest  Neutrality.  FIRE IN THE St. EUGENE  Timbers  Near  Mouth   of No.  Tunnel Ablaze.  1  J. C. Drewry, one of the directors of the St. Eugene Mining  company, who was in Nelson  yesterday, gave an account of a  fire in the St. Eugene mine.  Little damage was done, and  no one was injured, but serious  loss of life and properly was  only' averted by hard work on  the part of all hands at the 'sur  face, including the members of  His thc office staff  workmen are continuously pros  pecting for new ore bodies.  If   the  Kootenay    valley   had  adequate   means of  trunsporta  tion., a   kirge   number   or" companies,    not    afraid     to     spend  On accoJiit of the unusually  low 'temperature last week, a  large stOAre was placed at the  mouth'of the No. 1 tunnel. -The  strong  draft   carried' the   heat  , London, Fob. 1-1.���The sixth  session of the-first parliament of  his reign was opened this after  noon by the King, with all the  historic , pageantry which lias  marked the ceremony since his  accession. The sovereign himself  read the speech.from the throne  to the assembled lords and  commons, in the upper chamber.  The only reference to the war,  which his majesty said "unhappily ,continues," Avas to announce that: ' "My government  has" been careful- to observe in  the strictest manner, the obligations incumbent on a neutral  power.''  The 'royal procession was the  same as last year, that ��� of  the P.rince and Princess of Wales  from-Marlborough house consisting of three carriages, with  an escort of- household cavalry,  preceded by; a few minutes the  cortege of King Edward, and  Queen Alexandra from Buckingham'palace. Five state carriages  each with six horses bearing  state officials, preceded the royal  coach wiih the sovereigns, drawn  by the eight cream colored Hungarian horses which have figured  in all the state processions of recent years. , The scene in the  neighborhood of' Buckingham  palace was particularly animated  notable, pageant in many re  spects. A body of Rouirh Riders  will" form the President's  personal esmi-tT^and another  attractive future or^fchs parade  will'be a large number of Indian  chiefs in native costume, ,-in  addition there ..will be regular  troops, militia companies from  many slates and detachments ol  sailors and, marines.  ' reported,favorably"ou the French    , bill authorizing the Spokane In-  Surplus Revenue���Request  of Im-! ternational Railway   company to  port Duty on Lumber���Bail-  ,   way Construction.  North Dakota Editors.  Bismarl?, N.D. Feb'. 17.���The  North Dakota Press association  assembled    in    annual  into   the   workings    and    made  money   in'honest   work,   would'them   quite  comfortable   for tho  improve   their   properties  to  a men.     But.  the - heat caused the' h're'Uiday wiln a good  attend  shipping basis." , .   timbers near   the   tunnel   moinh ' ancJ of   mombers   r"roin  various  Tiger Poorman���Operations at to lake fire and the draft quickly ! p.irls of Uje gtale_ The busini.ss  this group of mines has been carried the flames in 100 feet orjsessiou this afu,rnoon wiu bc  carried   on   extensively   durmsr j more.       ��� 9 I foi lowed by a banquet and other  the. past year. It has h0pn do-! There were 5M men in the mine fe.Uui.0S of ,,nU;ni;i]imom ,his  'velopcd by tunnels, which has at Ihe time, and, although there evcnj,j���.  intersected the vein at a total were twi. other openings from  depth of 700 feet, which shows .th.-it part of the mine il was  about three feet of shipping ore. j foared that some .might be  The owner will resume develop-.suffocated. , A bucket brigade  ment work as soon as the season ] was quickly organized, every  will permit   of  taking  in neces-  available  man  going   to   work  Jap Financier Coming Here.  Tokio, Feb. 17.���Vice President Takahasi of tho Bank of  Japan sails today for Am -i-ioa  and England via. , Vancouver.  The ��� purpose of- his- trip is to  hold preliminary conferences'  with the financiers of those  countries regarding terms of a  fourth domestic loan.  Silver-lead Quotations.  Now York, Feb. 17:  Bur Silver  61  Lead  -1.45  Copper .��..., '.. 15.50  Spelter  G.10  London, Feb. 17.���Silver, 28 11-lGd:  copper ' ��07 7s 6d; lead, .��12 Hi 0d:  spelter,   ��24 la 6<1.  Market Conditions.  Silver 01 cents per ounce.   <  Copper Avas unchanged in  the  London market.'    t  Lead was a little lower in London,' but remained unchanged at  New York.'   ,'   ',-  Cruisers in Commission.  sary supplies.  The legalized miner's-inch in  Montana and California is 1.5  cubic foot per minute. As "this  establishes a standard of  measurement, it is being  genorally_adoptod iu other States  as it avoidstbe confusion created  by the varying head under which  water has been measured by  various water companies.  As the foreign corporation law  of British Columbia stands hoav,  any corporation organized in tho  United States can do business in  this province by filing a transcript of its incorporation papers  with the registrar of Joint Slock  Companies, appointing a local  agent, and taking out a license  Tt   is   believed   that the   b  i'd-  ing of tho Kootonay Central Rail  av i.y \^'ill change conpletely   the  coil supply of the entire  Pacific  Oc an.  Th.j total production of gold  from the min-'S of the world--for  41 ���> y.ears, or since there has  been any records of the same  kept, is officially given at  $10.693,28.1.362. ���  After an hour's hard labor the  fire Avas controlled. Then it was  found that all the men except  two had found their way through  a narrow outlet into the level of  the shaft and had reached the  surface. ���  For sometime'fears were entertained for tho(safely of the  other two men. Many attempts  were made by a rescue party to  get through the smoke filled  passages.to find them. It was  discovered afterwards"that they  had crept along the tunnel to a  raise to the No. 3 tunnel or  Lakoshore.  The damage consisted only in  the charring of the timbers of  the No 1 tunnel, none of which  were burned through. But a  little delay might have en  dangerod all that part of the  mine and the men employed  in it. .  .  A Sportsman's Appeal. ,  T. G. Procter and   Oscar Burgeon have, imported at their oavu  President to Meet Editors.    '  New York, Feb.' 15 ���Presi  deut Roosevelt, Avho has been  visiting the city since Monday  night, will be the ��uost of honor  tonight at a dinner given by the  Republican editors of the .^tajte.  The purpose of the dinner is to  eulist tho support of the up'  St te Republican press for a  policy of giving this city the relief it isseekiu? at the hands of  the Legislature. Practically  every editor-in-chief of every  Republican paper iu "the State  will be present at the dinner,  which takes place at the Waldorf Astoria.  ' Washington, t Feb. 15.���The  armored cruiser West Virginia  and ihe protector cruiser Galveston were placed in commission  today. The Pennsylvania and  Maryland av;11 follow Avilhin, a  week.  Captured Contraband.,  (i  Tokio, Feb. 15 ���The British  steamers Apollo and Scotsman,  bound for Vladivostock were  captured off Pokkaide yesterday  The Apollo was from Cardiff  with coal and the Scotsman  had a cargo of provisions on  board' which, according to her  papers, were consigned to  Yokosuka, 15 miles from Yokohama.  The opposition has been  thrown into a state of- great excitement by the fact that the  Public Accounts show that the  fiscal year, ending June 30th,  1901, closed with a substantial  surplus,  On Monday Mr. King moved,  "Thai an humble address bo presented by this house to the  Lieut.-Governor; praying him to  represent,,to the Dominion gov-  crtjiiiont the hearty concurrence  of this house in the request of  the lumbermen of Ibis province  thai an import duty be imposed  upon foreign ,, lumber brought  into Canada. ,:  Quite a lively debate arose  over King's (Cranbrook) resolution endorsing the request of the  lumbermen of this province for  an import duty onrouglvlumber.  While there Avas no opposition,'  premier McBride ,took occasion  to indulge in a liltle badinage at  the expense of the liberals and  was followed by bluff John  Oliver in some pointed remarks  on the subject of lory inconsistency.  ��� \V. R., Ross (Fernie) was  mover, and Taylor (Rcvelstoko)  seconder of the address' in reply  lorthe speech from the Throne.  Referring to raihvay policy ol  government Mr. Ross said: For  his part he, wanted to see early  construction of a coast lo Koote-"  nay, a Kootonay Valley,and the  Kootenay Central railways. 1-Je  thought ' the Great Northern  should be encouraged to extend  'its line from Grand Forks to tho  coast, particularly as. this company did not ask for a subsidy,  rio would also like to see the, G.  P. R.   extend   its  line from Mid  construct bridges across the  Pend d'Oreille and Kootenay  rivers near Bonners- Ferry,  Idaho.  Hon. William R. Ross.  W. R Ross of Fernie is, when  fully prepared���and he was  when moving the rep'y to the  addiess���one ol the best speakers in the provincial assembly.  By common consent he acquitted  himself well," and advanced his  prospects for the mantle of the  attorney,- general, which i.s  destined lo . tall upon,. , his  shoulder.*,, if the McBride administration survives the present  session.���Nelson Tribune.  BAD FIRE AT PHOENIX  Brooklyn and Phoenix Hotels 'Go  Up in Smoke.  Fire at Clinton, Ont.  Preparing for Inauguration.  expense and'.:will shortly' 'turn  ���d.nvn a number of quail. With  any luck there will in due course  A dispatch irom Portland, be-suteciont'"in' Ihe district, t,.  Ore., says that on of the most .lff()1.d ���()(R, spoi.L, .'Meanwh.'.o.  complete exhibits of the mines tho imp()1.tor, mak(J ,,;-,.. V(M.y.  of the western parts of the. I.Gason.lhl(, .,p|,(m| ,,.,;,t ^^  Unit.: I   Sta'cs   ever i/rouped to  Washington, D C, Feb. 17���  The preparations for the inauguration of President Roosevelt are rapidly nearing com-  p .'tion. A special feature will  b.- made of that part of Pennsylvania avenue extending from  Fifteen th street to Seventeenth  street on the north front of the  White House grounds. This  section has been designated the'  Court of Honor, and many  pillars of classic shape will be  erected at frequent intervals..  From these pillars novel effects  in electric illumination Avill be  displayed.  The oath of. office will be administered In .President . Roosevelt- by   Chief   '.Justice Fuller in  Clinton, Ont., Feb. 15.���About  5.30 this morning fir.e Avas discovered in the machinery department of Doherty's organ  factory. 'ihe building which  was the largest brick building in  the city, and which was heavily-  stocked with organ cases in pro  cess of manufacture, was completely gutted. The company's  fire equipment confined the lire  to one building. The loss is  about $30,000 fully covered by  insurance. The origin of the  fire is unknown. It is the intention to. rebuild as soon as the fire  loss is adjusted.  way to Spence's Bridge, and  above mil he hoped to See an  early start made on the construction of the Kootenay Central.  As to concessions to tho Grand  Trunk Pacific, he thought the  province might well grant a  right of way and terminul  facilities,, but nothing further  unless some substantial quid pro  quo was secured or some guarantee as to an early start"on the  Pacific end of the new transcontinental line.  Masonic Matters.  A Thirsty Soul.  men would irive the birds a I front of the main entrance to i lie  gether,will be shown in working ciV;II1C(. tl) II1C1,;;1S(S !>y ,-fraiuing : cap.tal, �� here -a stand for this  ord.-ratthe UhH Conienial. frijin ' shoo:in  to.-m  U.iUl    the  Preparations are being made country is -locke I. They' are  for an active ��� start. oiitheBuH also asking u'uv-'ni .in-'iil, prniyi;  river placer m;lies', which has lion \li i his i.s iv is i i ibl������ a. i.l  been partially closed durii-g the "every true sport-man. will cheer-  extreme co'd wca'her, lnr a re. Hi !.v ic: ��� I ' i. i ''i' ivq i --!,..���  sumption    of   work.       A   small   Nelson Tribune.  The Fernie Ledge says: "We  have boon in, Fernie over three  months, and not a single parson  has asked us if ��� wo had a soul,  and only one saloon man has  asked us lo have a drink.  Greatest citv on earth."  There is in the Kootonay  valley, abundant unimproved  lands suitable for agricultural  purposes.     Fruit grows in aliun-  purpose    will    be     const rucled.  'Ph"'Pros-:.lent then  Avill   deliver  |; lis iuniieural address He Avil.l  talce his tio cheo'i al 'Jie capita! dance, and '-he immense local  before heading tlie brilliant in- . market is the' loadstone that will  augural parade up Pennsylvania a' tract  agriculturists   for   many  , avenue to llie executive mansion I years to come.  The regular monthly convocation of Rocky Mountain Chapter  R.A.M. Avas held at Masonic  Flail on Tuesday evening. The  annual election of officers resulted as follows:���  Ex. Com]).    A. B. Grace, Z.  " " ALHKRT  GR1SZ, II.  ���' Donald M.ickav, J.  .Iamks Uisr.oi'. T.  Ex. Comp. II. M. Burrow, S.E.  Jonx L.\rsen\ S.N.  A. H. Ki:xwick. I'.S.  II. Wright. .1.  Companions Geo. Scotland 11.  S. Clark wore appointed, as  auditors for the coming year.  The installation of officers  eject-'will take place,al. ihc next  regular, con vocal ion which Avill  be hold March'-Mill.  Reraombsr the Mains:  .Havana,    Fob.    15.---Memorial  services-were held today for tlie  victims   o.f   the   Mai,no   disaster,  'which- occurred   Fed.   .15,    IS!I.S: j  in    further '. observance   of   the j  anniversary,   an    American    Hag;  'and- a   number"   of wreaths Avero j  placed on I he wreck.  Givos Peunit to (Jotbin Road.     ;  The house eoiiimi!ie��' on interstate and foreign commerce   has  Phoenix, Feb. 1.-1.���What  proved to be the worst lire irrtho  history of Phoenix occurred this  morning when the' Brooklyn and  Phoenix hotels, located on Dominion avenue, in the Joavoi" end'  of the city, -wont up in smoke,  with an approximate loss/of  ��15,000. At one time it appeared  asdl' the whole block .would ��� go'  and also the postoffice block opposite. But volunteer hose companies kept the fire to the .two"  hotels mentioned.,��� Considerable  loss  was  sustained   Loathe Mini  hotel   near-the   Phoohi'x  and. to  a t  goods   moved   from   t/he  zone of  the fire. '  ' ��� ���'/'��� ' .  The Brooklyn hotel was owned  by   James. Marshall   and   E..' P.  Shea, Avas a three story structure  and cost them about S7000. They  had     ��2000     insurance.        The  Phoenix   hotel    was   owned-'by  mayor  Kuinborger,   now   in' the  east, and,'was partially   insured,  ft was occupied by W:   L.   l>unn  and    Mrs.    S     A.    McCormack.  whoso loss on contents, is   total,  f.   H. ��Graham   has 61000 insurance on the Min.1 hotel.  The reserve, water tanks of the  Gran liy Avorks were drawn on  and the firemen had a hard -time  confining tlie flames to the cor-  icr where the fire started.  There were some narrow escapes  as a dozen men were asleep in  tho burniug buildings Avhou the  flames broke, out at 10 o'clock.  The Brooklyn hotel will bo rebuilt.          Latest News in Brief,  Tokio���Vive admiral 'rogo departed from Kure. his destination being kept a secret.' It presumed however, that he is proceeding south.      '     : ; ���'  St.    Petersburg���A   telegram,  from ' Sachemm    says    general  j Kaulbars,    commander    of    the  I third     Manchurian     army     has  j taken   over   the command of the  j second Manchurian army recently vacated by, general   Grippeu-  berg. '  -Tokio���In discussing a report  that- colliers had refused : to  accompany tlie -second.. Russian  Pacific squadron on its . Avay  north., a member of the Japanese  naval staff said: "Our commanders .will' fire and sink any  colliers found in comjiany with  the K'.ussiaii'Avarships regardless  of their nationality.".        .  ���'King Fdwiird-expects logo to  tlie     Mo.(lii.orrn.neaii..    early     in  March, and may possibly extend   i  his trip to lOgypt. '  The Quebec Legislature will  not moot till March :.'. In the  meantime Premier Parent will  try and patch' up his Cabinet,  arid replace the three "kickers"  who left his Cabinet; THE PROSPECTOR FORT, STFKUK, U- C\, I-EBRtjARV 1*. IbCS  FORT STEELE   '.  ,.   BREWING CO, LTD,  FERNIE, B.C.  MANUFACTURERS and BREWERS of EXTRA FINE  PORTER  m  BEER  w  SOLD BY THE BARREL, KEG OR  BOTTLED  Bottled beer l'or family  f v     | -t  use a specialty  Outside    Orders  GIVEN STRICT AND E>KOMPT ATTENTION  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  ��ljl? tyXO&pZKtOX.  KSTAHLISHKD     IMfi.  A..  B. 6racG,  PUBLISHER    A.VIJ    EDITOR.  THE PROSPECTOR, is published  sverj Snmrduy, and luis n gunniiuced  ;lrculution larger than any other pupci  n ICust Kootenay. It is all homo I'i In reel  -ind   contains  double   the  news   of   an'j  ��� I her pa per in the district.  f -  As   an  advertising   medium   tt   fs tin  ice lied. . ,  o  Jevoted io the upbuilding ot Fori Siteeln, the  love.-lopu.ent or the vast mineral resources e>i  iho Kast Kootenay mining district  Subscriptions,  i~ IK) pei  >rar  Vdvoriisfng rates madi. known on application  Contributions <trn sollciu<d from all parts of llu  llst'riet. but nil mutter intended foi publication  nust have tin- writer's signature  ^he JJtfbtfiTcctoi-.  ,sati:koay, ri;:i?. is n<uo  N'  P. O. BOX S12  TELEPHONE'SO.  I  .;*: Fort  Steele .Brewing Co.. L^td.  ���^^^^x^x^x^x^^z^'^r^.^x^c^:^  O incidom oi special 111-  U'lvst V.h.u-ui'tori/i'd tho  proceedings of tho optMiuii,' of  tho Houso oiv Thursday, .Fob. Uth  Hvorythii'ii; wan purely, formal.  Tlii.v sptu.'i'.li from tlio'Thruno was  not u, loiifithy document, but-pro-  i'sonted a iumiiIht of detinue  and  ' iiiipo'i;taiit imiliers for  oonsidor-  intioti and oimctiiieiit.  i     Tho (lovoriminnt is to bo   con-  &.  >r^r>r^>:  ^3C5*ZO.  /mz  . ,     <- . .       .,       .,   igr'atiilaUHl   upon   succeeding   in  -^ *^"*'>^~^>-^^^^^'jbn"ni>iu��?   the ���rov.omies . of   the  OARLIN & DURICK  61  o. |  GENERAL  MERCHANTS      ^T  Fort Steele,  B.C.  Agents for  Giant Powder Co., Con's.  Massey Harris Co., Ltd.  Havo just received two  Carloads of . -  FARM WAGONS, LOGGING TRUCKS  a    -AND DEMOCRATS.       ,   ��� '  Plows,   Harrows,   Haying.' and HarvesLing'Tools, Im-.,  plomouts of all kinds.  Mining Supplies ;mrl  Hardware.  I  &  r 1  M  ������ A  1  '*-  ST-1  ���J  X  Dry  Goods  Boots  Hats   and   Gaps :>  and   Shoes.  General Merchandise.  :^^>cf^>::^>^fc*3r^>- ;�� >;>:>-<c^^:^c^^st-<>:s^  BEALE & EL WELL  ARE NOW SELLING1  River falls  x**^%  SHARES  !����  * ���' #���������:'  Capital   1,000,000  Shares  of  Par  Value  of  .$1.00 .Each.'.,. ;-' "���',,'���  .' ' Construction-work is being rapid Iv, carried on in. n thorough, and substantial manner and when completed it. promises to be the most, up to date  power producer in Canada. , Two .miles of Bull River can be .drained by. their  flume and a Subsidiary Company hai! hr-.dn formed to'operate thin part of .tlie  ���work and it is estimated thJitsuflieien't yellow tneta! will be procured . from the  dry bed of the river lomiire than pay for the eofit-of the Power Plant, twice  over;       '  There   in  also formed a'Subsidiary TowiiHite Company to look after their  interests in thin connection nnd on account of tlie mining and other resources in  im immediate proximity considerable aei i'vii.y in anticipated in thin Department,  /:      ���' ' '."'-,'."''   ',''������  With Each Sharo of Stock jHii"cha.K(!(l in tho Bull  River Falls Pownr and Li^hl (lomfiuny is givon as ;i.  bonus:���  One share iri the Mining Dept. and  One share in the Townsite Dept.  Buy now as tho price will undoubtedly advance as the worl  ���wiSKroction uoars completion.  of  province  at  an   equilibrium  between expenditure and revenue.  Xo   rofereuce .to  tho   raihvay  policy   of  ihe  Government  has  been aunouuecd. but, there is no  doubt   that  a  certain amount of  assistance   will   be granted'to a  number of roads,   and   transportation     facilities     afforded,    in  ���-Southeast  Kootenay  and   other  sections of the province.  *   ���  *  Reports   from ' all   over     the  district     tend     to   confirm' the  opinion���so'frequently  expressed  by Thk ' Prospector that, the  mineral   resources  of   (he  tPort  Sieele     Mining   c District   (iare  enormous.  ��� We have an immense scope of  country, with countless veins of  gold,' silver and copper, and  limitless deposits of fluxing material for smelting purposes.  So general has become ' this  interest, particularly in Spokane  (the center of mining capital, in  the north west;, in the Port Steele  district, that a largo amount of  capital has been invested in the  mining and smelting industry  during the past year, and a'large  influx of capital may be expected  hero this summer.  Even the most prudent and  cautious of experts are forced to  tho conclusion that this district  is destined to become one of the  largest and most prosperous  fields of mining enterprises in  Canada. There is no doubt but  that the district will be honestly  and properly developed, also  further prospected, when the  actual construction of the Kootenay Central Railway,, gives to  the district adequate means of  transportation for ores, machinery and supplies.  ���   ���   ���  The mines of the Port Steele  district, are all right. They  afford a safe and profitable investment for capital. The  season of 1904 was one largely of  production; that of 190p will be  one of increased production and  .development. With the advent  of the Kootenay Central railway  we may expect and look forward  to tho, utmost activity in the  mining industry of this district.  "-..��������� ���  It is said that the opposition  benches have a very frosty appearance at present.  ��� ��������..-,  About : next week the oft:repeated'colt-apse of the McBride  government 'is due once pio.ro,'  according to Grit organs.' it i.s  a .safe bet., however, that if will  bo doing business for-���several  moons yet.  Outside ca.pital invested in  British Columbia is satisfied  with tho financial condition ot"  the. province, and that the McBride   government will   do    the  right thing irrespective of wliai  action Grit, oppositionists ma.>  lake. Everybody is also satis  fied with the outlook for business, this year, in the Port  Steele district.  ���   ���   *  Well informed persons.in, this  province are sure that tlie health  of the McBride government is  good and will continue so several  years,  ��      ��      ��  Wireless messages and grapevine specials from Ottawa hare  announced that each and every  one of British Columbia's "big  seven'.' are willing to accept the,  appointment t of Minister, of  Minos and live at No. L Easy  street, Ottawa. Can  Members of the milling fraternity think thai the announce-  lnenl of tin* appointment of "'Big  Bill" Gallihor was n lit tie premature, lhat lie would fill ihe oflice  with 'the same ability that ho  displayed in goUing a tariff on  lead.   ' .  We havo boon assured that  Senator Tenipleman has' a lead  pipe cinch on tlie appointment  and will not ' ponnit<���anbther to  hold the joo.  ., Boundary papers are booming'  Duncan Ross, the man from  Bruce,' as tho only fit and proper  mining man for the position.  - Prom Vancouver comes tho  statement that Mr. 'Mcpherson,  who is not a mining man, is the  only man capable of tilling the  situation. "      ������  .Nanaimo has installed Ralph  Smith as Minister of Mines, and  report that ho has tho appointment sa'fely tucked up his  sleeve.  ' The' remaining two of British  Columbia's '"big seven" Messrs  Sloan and Kennedy, would  accept the office but. have not  sufficient pull with the powers  that be.  Sir Wilfy, having troubles of  his own. it is only reasonable to  suppose, will divide the portfolio  salary aud other appurtenances  into seven parts and give each  of the "Big Seven" a share,  thus, safely guarding party in  terests in this province.  NOTICE.  N'otlc,. Is here.1 by civ ����� Hint 3U days imer'lai-  1 iiitoml to apply to tli*�� Chief Commii-kioiier <>-  I^hiiDs and Work* mm iliei'Assistant f'omrnls  linnr-r of I-amls iinr! Works for thi> District of  IChsi ICootciiny for a License1 to prospect fo  "oal anil Petroleum on the followingdcocribri'  1 tml situated at the heart of Starvation creel,  mil H'ljoInlnK thn International ISoumlary IjIw  lilork MM. south eastern portion of Hrltlsli  foluinblii"  1. Comrnenclntr at ie pott planted near the  head of Starvation eri'ok otic nille north of tin  Intel-national ilotindary Lino line! one mile eas  if l.iuilsaii. Miieltiiii/.li' Rnoithwest, coiner pom.  beliiK the f ii 111 .Ll post of (ieorei; O. Amli-  I'laliii (,and marked i!eor(jo O. AmbV north  west, corner post, thence south Kllcliiiiiw. thenci  ubst du uhulns, Uienoi* noith 80 chain*, tUcuc  we�� Su oualii* to plflow of DeirfimlDir, eyjR,iolatnj:  ftWucrcs maia or Iks'*. r  i '   Gtonsa G. AcibG, Locator  1 JoUo T. Bluff. A*cni  r.octitnl Dooemtxte sv, l"Oi. ;  NOTICE.  Notice Ih hereby given Mint JiOilayt, alter date  1 Imund to apply to the Olilef ("oinnilsxiouer o  LunilHiiiiil Works and the Assistant Commissioner of Lands ami Wotks fur the District ol  l-last Konttimiy, for ii Llceiisu to prospect lot  foal and I'etioleuin on lliu folloiviiuf described  lnniln situHie-il on ICIntlu ercult just north o"  the luteriialioiial llouinlary Line, llloek  ir>'.U, south eastern portion of liritish Columbia  1. I'uiiiiiiiiiicliiK at a post plium-d near Kintli  creel; nnd about one mile irom where tlieereok  ernsies the International lloumlury Line, boitij.'  the Initial post of ICittie houst'- claim inn  inarkeil Kittlo Doiiil'H'noriliwo^t corner post  thence south Wl c'liuns, thence east KO chains,  thence north 81) ehahy, thence west. Wl-chains  to place of beginning, eontalniiiK 010 acies  morn or less.  Located December US, ll'.Ol.    ''  51 Kiltie Doiisl. Loeab r,  John T.'llluff. Akcih  2. Pomin'eneliiR at a' post, planted north oi  and adjacent to Klule Doust'selaim, belli); llu  initial post of W..I, Doust's claim and m.-irkei'  W. J. Doust's sotuhwest corner post, thence  north TO chains, ilioncu east W) chains, thence  south HO chains, thunee west SO i:\iainH to  place of beginning, containing filO acres moro  or loss. '' /  Located Deeemborij. 1001.    '  ,    1 W. J. Doust, Loeiitor '  0'       "   John T. IlluiT, .V(ruiit  :i.   CoinineiiRliifc in a post plau'teil H-cst of and  adjacent  lo   VV. J.' Doust's   claim,  bcintf   tlie  initial  post of Thos. O.   Hluff jr.'s claim and  marked Thos. G. Iiluff jr's Houthuasl corner  post, thence north  SO chains,  thenee  west b'i  chaiiiK, thence south SO ch.iins, tlicnco east HU  chains to.pl ice of  be^tminiK, contalnitifc &I0  acres more or le.s��.    Located Sept. 8th, Win.  Thos. O. niufl'jr., Locator  JohnT. Bluff, AROnt  Locnted Documb r-z*. 1904.  i.   Commencing at a post planted south of  and adjacent to Thos. G. Bluff Jr'.s claiiu, being  tho initial post of John O' Connor's claim  and  marked r John  O'Connor's   northeast   cornor  post,  thonce south, 80 cuaius, .thonco  west 80  chains, thonce north SO chains, tliuneu east 80  chains to the place of beginning, couialtilnij M0  acres more or less. . '      .      '  Located December i8, 11K14. ���  John O'Connor, Locator  ���"��� John T. Bluff, Agent,  NOTICE.  ��� Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  late 1 intend to apply to the Chief Commis-  ,loner of Lands and Woiksand the Assistant  'oininlsblnncr of Lands and Works for the  ���islriet of Kast Komeimy for n Li/'cnse to  nrospect for Coal and Petiolenm on the following described IkihI situated near the head ot  vintla creek and inljolnlntr the Iiuernatloiial  loundary Line. Block iv.i.'l. Houtlu-astern portion of Biltls'h Colutnbiu  1. Commencing am po��t planted near ICIntln  ���reek two miles went ol .lames O'Connot's  lOitheHst corner post, being the initial post of  Clllerta O'Connor's claim and m.n-keil Kllleda  I'C'onnor'.s northwest corner post, thenee south  ���Ighty chains, thence east, eighty chains, thenee  north eighty chains, thence west eighty chains  to place of beginning, containing *W aurea  more or lest.  Located Pecomber 28. 1WK,  Elfleda O'Coivnor, Looatof ,  Jotn T. Bluff*Agent  *,   Oomm/snelng- at a post pltintpd  north ot  nnd adjacent to IClfleda O'Connor's claim, belnp-  ���he Initial post of .I. W.   Wltherop's cliiirr. and  narked j.  W,  Wltherop's   southwest  corner'  -lost,        llieuei;        north       eighty       chains,  ihence easl eighty chains, thence south eighty  ���haltis. thenee west eighty chains to the place  ��� if beginning, containing fill) acres more or les^.1'  Located December W, l��ii|. "    ,      i  i '       ,1   W. Wltlierop. Looator  L - John T.' Blnlf. Agent.  :i. 'Commencing :ita post planted westofand  idjacenl to J. W. Wltherop's claim,   being   tho  :nltial   post ol Kdwiird  Mcduire.'s  elnitn   and  narked   KiliMiril   McOulre's   southeast corner  ���est, thence north eighty chains,  thence west  Ighty  ehiiins.   thenee  south   eighty  clialnii,  hence east eighty chains to the place of beginning, contain In li (IU) acres more or less!  Locatei'i Doeeinb.T'JS, 1901.  Kdwatd AfcGuire. Locatoi  John T. IflulT, Agent  I.   Commencing at   a-   post planted south of  mil adjacent to Kdward   McOulre's claim, be-  ng the initial post of Maud Blower's claim and  marked Maud Blower's northeast corner post, r  'hence soutli eighty chains, thenee ve-L eighty  chains, thonce north eighty chain", thonce east  ���ilghty chains to the place of beginning, containing liJO^acres moro or less, i  Loomed December 28, IM1.  Maud Blowers, Locptor  5 John T. BtutT, Agent  Catarrh Cannot be Cured.  vritli LOCAL. APPLtCATIONS. as  thoy cannot, reach Uie seat of tho  disease, and in order to nuro it you  must take internal remedies. Hall's  Catarrh Cure is taken internally and  acts directly on the blood nnd mucous  surfaces, llall'b Catarrh Cure is not  a quack medicine. It was proscribed  by one of tlie best physicians in thia  country for years and is a regular prescription. It is composed of the best  tonics known, combined with the best  blood purifiers, acting directly on the  mucous surfaces. The perfect, combination of the two in��rodien'B is what  produces such wonderful results in curing .Catarrh. ,: Send for testimonials  free.  F. J. CniCNKY.efc Co., Toledo, O.  Sold bv all Dru����-ists. 75c.  Take,'Hall's  Family  Pills   for   constipation.  WANTED  A Iioca.j Salesman for Fort Steele  and Surrounding- Country to Represent  'Canada's Greatest  Nurseries'   *~  Newest varieties, and specialties  in Haidy Fruits, Small Fruits.  Shrubs. Ornamentals, and Roses.  A permanent situation, and territory reserved for. _the_rig"ht man.  Pay weekly, flandsotno Outfit free.  Write for particulars, and send 25  cents for our pocket microscope just  the thing-to use in examining- trce.-  and plants for injects.  .    STONE'  &:'WELLINGTON,,  Fonthill Nurseries  (Over 800 acres)  TORONTO   ������'-'..".--       ONTARIO  a NOTICE.1.    '   ���  Notice is hereby given rtiat UO days alter date  [ intend to'apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works and the Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works for the LMairlot  of East Kootenay, for a Licence to prospect Cor  Coal and Petroleum on tho following described  lands situated near tho head of Kintla crock  and about thiee miles from where the crook  crosses the Internatioual noundnry Line, Block  159.1. wuilionsKirn portion of IJrillsh Columbia.'  1. Commencing at a post planted near Kintla  Creek, two miles west of John O'Connor's  northeast corner post, being the.initial  corner post of B. A. Merrick's claim, and  marked 13. A. Morrlck's northwest corner post?  thence south 8U chains, thence east Su chains,  thenee north 80 chains, thence west 80 chains  to place of begin ni tig. containing IHO acres more  or less.  Located Dccombcr !!8, 1M4.  U. Al Merrick, Locator  John T. Itluff, Agent  2'   Commencing at a. post planted   north  of  mid adjacent  to  li.  A.  Merrick's claim, being  the initial post of Jules  Prickelt's  claim  and  marked Jules I'rickctt's southwest corner post  thence north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,  thenco south 80 chains, thence west 80 chains to  place of beginning, containing i>li)   acres  moro  oi less.  Located December 28, l!M)t. o  Jules I'rickett, Locator  John T. Hluff. Agent,  3.   Commencing   nt   a   post   planted west of  aud adjacent to Jules I'riclcull's claim, being  the initial  post, ot  Oiirteue  O'Connor's claim  and marked Oerleno O'Connor's southeast corner post thence north 80 chains, thence west SO  chains, th, nee south 80 chains,   thence   east 80  chains, to the   place of  beginning, containing  lilH acres more or less.  Located December 2S. 1901.  Gortouo O'Connor. Looator  John 1'. Iiluff, Agent  l.   Commencing at, a post planted south   of  and adjacei t to Qortouu O'Connor's claim being  the  Initial   post  of  James O'Connor's   claim  iind marked James O'Connor's northeast coiner post, thonce south 80 chains, tbence weMt  80 chains, thenco norlh 80 chains, thence  cast  80 chalnc to placo of beginning, containing 6-10  acres more or losfi.    .  Located December 28, 190J.  James O'Connor, Locator  .*��� John T. ltluif, Agent  ,    ��� NOTICE.    '  NTlTICrc Is hereby given that. IH) days after  date. I Intend to apply to Chief Couimlsssioner  of Lands and Works and tho Assistant Commissioner of Lliu Is and Works for tho District  if.Kast ICootenay for it License lo pro.sjH'ct for*  Coal and I'etroleum on the following described  land situated near tho head of Klntliicieek and  ���idjoluiiig the International Houndary Line,  Hlock I5H3, south oii*tuni'portion'of Urllish '  Columbia. .     ,  1. Comuionciugatii post planted near Kintla  creek and two miles west ot Maud mower's  northeast, comer post, being tlie initial post of  James Wilson's claim ami .marked ,.1'nine-i  Wilson's notthwesl corner post, thenee souili  "ighty chalus. thence east eighty chains, i  hence north eighty chains, thenee west eighty  chains to the place of beginning, 'containing ttlfl  acres.'rnoie or. lfiss. . '. /  Located Dfieetuber'.'S, 1IWJ.     .   '  ���fumes Wilson, Locator    .   ��  John 'V. niuff, Agent  2.   Conimeucintr   at a   rost planteel north o  and adjacent to .lames (.Wilson's   olalm. being  the   initial   post   of  T.1 II. Dobloy's clai?n and 'j  marked T. II. Dooley's southwest corner post  i hence north eighty chains, tliencu east eighty  chains, thenco south eighty chains,' thoucd west  eighty chains'to  the place of bOj-lnuit^f, eou ���  tainingtjlO neros moro or less. '    ->���    ,  Located Dccei'nbor38, I'Ml.  T, II. Doolrcv, Loemor  ���' '       Johu.T. Hluff, 'AgODC '  S. Coiumoiiclujf at a post planted west of  aud adjacent to T. H. Dooley's claim, being the  Initial post of John Cray's clai n aud marked  John Gray's southeast comer, post, theiioe ,  north eighty chalus, thenco west eighty chains,  thenco south eighty chains, thenco east en'ghty  chains to the place of beginning, containing '  6tl) acres more or less. (  Locate I December M, l'.ioi  JotmUriiy. Locator  John T. Bluff, Agent  <.   Coinmeucing  at a   post planted south of  and adjacent to John 3ray's claim,   being the  initial   post of   Eliza   McCJuire's    claim    and  marked Eliza McOuire's northeast corner post  thenee south eighty chains, thenco west eighty  chains, thonce north eighty chains, thenco oast,  eighty chains to the place of beginning, containing Old acres more or loss.  Located December 28, (HOI.  rcll/.a McGuiro, Locator  r��. ,      John T. Bluff, Agent  GEARY  & DOYLE.  ���     NOTICE.     '  Sixty days after date [ intend to  apply to the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for permission to  purchase the following described land  in East Kootenay, Fort Steele District,  for' pastura! purposes. lieginning at, a  post planted at the southeast corner of  Lot 70(.i.'!, on tlie northern boundary of  Lot I'I, tliencenort.il 'M\ chains ..to the  north east 'corner of Lot 700,'i, thence  east. (K) chains, thonce south 10 chains  more or loss to the northern boundary  of Lot Hi, thence west along the northern boundary of Lois H'> and'1-1 to place  of beginning containing 100 acres more  or less.  Dat-ed at Wolf Crook tho 3id day ol  December, 1904.  50 W. F.R��NCiL  Liveru, Feeds Sale Stable,  Fort Steele B.C  Regular  Daily   Stage  meets  all  trains at Fort Steele Junction^  SAUDL1S et PACK HORSES  IKA.M1NO !>������" A��.f. KtNPS A .SPKCr.V^T^  Shaving &. Hair Dressing  Parlor  N��.xt to StriithcouH Hotel  KORT    STEELE,    B.   C.  All   Kinds  of Hair Work  a Specialty  is- J- GllEZ.  PjaCW'SlKTOK-  NOT1CE.  Kotlce is hereby given that, thirty days after  date I intend to apply to tlu Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works and the Assistant.  Commissioner ot Lands and Works for tho  District, of. Hast. ICootenay, for a License to  prospect for Coal nnd Petroleum on the following desctibed land situated at the head of  ivintla creek ihr-e miles north of the International Houndary Line, Hlock InO.i, south  eastern portion of liritish Columbia.'  1. Commencing at n post planted about two  miles north of T. H. Dooley's southwest cornet-  post, being the initial post.of John Clyne's claim  and marked John Clyne's northwest corner post  i,hence south 80 chains,  thence east, HOchaiiiB.  hence north 80 chains, thence west   80 chains  to   place   of   beginning, containing   IHO   acres  more or less.  Located December 21, I'JOl.  , John Clyno, Locator  John T. Ultiff, Agent.  2. Commencing at a post plantod north of  and adjacent lo John Clyne's claim, being the  Initial post of Lou Hunt's claim and marked  Lou Hunt's liOeithwesteumor post, thence t-ast  8d chains, thenco north 80 chains thenoe weft  80 chains, thence south 80 chains to the place of  beginning, containing 640 acres more or less.  Located December ii, I'JOL , ��� .-'.-'' .'���   "���'���  .       ' Lou Hunt, Locator  John T. Uluff, Agent  3. ��� Commencing at a post planted west of  uuU adjacent lb Lou 'Hunt's claim, being iho  Initial post of Henry Irrench s claim and  mniked Henry -Kronen's southeasti orner post,  tbence .uirth 80 chains, thence w. st 80 thai nn,  tnence south 80 chains, thence east So cunins  :'ei place of ...beginning, containing (HO acres  more or less.      ��� ���  Located Decumbor 28,' liflll.  Homy French, Locator  John '1'. Hluff, Age nt  -I. Commencing at a post planted south of  and niljaceiit to I lenry Krencii's rlinin. being  the Initial post of John Hargrove's cl.iim and  inaiked John Hargrove's iiorlhe-nst. corner post  tlienee south 80 uhulns, tin nee West so clniins,  Llii.-nco iKirlli SO chains, thence: i:ast 80 chains lo  place of beginning, coiualuing 040 acres morn  or less. ' A  Located December 28, I!<0I.  John Hargrove, Locator  .*> John 'I'. Hluff. Agent  READ.  TMJ1 PfiOSPElC-TOiH.  \ THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B. C, FEBRUARY IS. 1905.  ��%e 3Jtr00^j>ctov.  SATURDAY,  FKB. IS. liKf,  Kootenay Central Railway.  Sir���Wilh regard to an interview reported wilh Mr. Whylo,  second vice-president of the C.  P.R. at Winnipeg,, and to fnatiy  inquiries that have'been made  at the offices of this company  with reference to the building of  the Kootenay Central rail-way, I  am desired, on behalf of the  board, after consultation with  Sir, Thomas Sliaughnessy, to  "state that by an arrangement,  with the Canadian Pacific Railway  Company  the  surveys are  ' now being made by the engineers  of that, company on behalf of the  Kootenay Central Railway Company. ,     ���     ���  It   is   understood   that  if the  costs of   construction   and   the  , prospect of traffic prove satisfactory, the Canadian Pacific  Railway 'Company will be inclined to assist this company in  the const ruction of its raihvay.  The filial surveys have not yet  been coinpleied. and "in ' consequence exact ' estimates of the  cost cannot bo made. The building of tlae.' railway .will depend  largely upon the measure of the  assistance that it is expected will  be givenat the coming session.  The company have approached  the government upon the subject  and have agreed to renew the  guarantees as regards building  the line that we urn-rod last year  C. HUNGERFOUD POIJ.KN.'  .   c        Presiclent'K.C'R.  Victoria Colonist.   '. ,  J.   HIGH WARrEN.  PIONEER   BARBER SHCP  Everything Slrictly First Class  ' Ne.rt  floor to the I'rospeetnr  , *  w  %  1&&&��  ft,'!  **  I  SAVE  TIME  ALL    THE     TIME  SY   USING  Railway Survey is Changed-,  On Monday'it'was learned that'  Chief Grant, of the. C.P.R. survey party, had instructions to  return to Athalrner and to start  - from there to survey up the west  side of Windermere lake past  Canterbury. ' It is not known  whether this line ��� is to go  through to Canal Flat or to connect 'with the present location  line at or near Dutch creek  bridge. Yesterday afternoon  the party passed Wilmeron their  way up. This change came .as  quite a surprise to people here,  although many expected that the  first survey would have, been  made on this side.���Wilmer Outcrop., ,,   4  FORT   STE  The Mining Center of South East Kootenay  TO  SEATTLE,   TACOMA  AND ALL  Pacific   Coast   Points  ST. PAUL, CHICAGO, NEW YORK,  ALL, POINTS 'EAST  Palace and Tourist  Sleepers, Buffett ���  Library Cars, Modem  Day Coaches.  Dining Cars,  MEALS   A   LA   CARTE.  Best   Meals   on   Wheels  2 FAST   THAIN'S O  KAST. AND .WKST DAILY    j��  The Largest  Mineral Areas,  and the Most  Extensive  Coal Fields0on the  American Continent  are Situated in  v  South East Kootenay  Agriculture  Grazing and the  Lumber Industry  are Prominent  Features of the  District.  i (  For  full  piii'Licukirs.   rates,   folders  etc., cull on or iidrtrus.i.  ',     S. G. Y15RK15S, G.U'.rv A.,  Seattle, Wash.  H. URAiVDT, c.i\ & t.a., Spokauo.  If You/Are Not Particular.  A New Game.  An article is goine: the .rounds  ' of the press about a new game  that'has cropped up. Et is called  1 "Tickle the Publisher," and is  as follows: Take a sheet of  ordinary .writing paper, fold it  .tiicely, enclose a bank no.te sufficiently large enough to :pay all  arrears and one year in advance,  and give it to the* editor, keep an  eye on him and if a smile adorns  his face, the trick works fine.  Now is the time to play the joke.  It beats "Flinch" and "Pit." all  hollow.  ' Princb's Visit to America.  The Second Cruiser Squadron,  under .Rear .-/Admiral a Prince  Louis/of Battenberg, is expected  to be absent from. England.for  eight months on its first cruise,  visiting, among other places, the  Atlantic ports of Canada and the  United states. Tlie force'which  is to make this long and interesting voyage, will- comprise the  following ships, all of the mosi  recent construction: "The Drake  armored cruiser, with; a sea  speed of 24 knots and a displace-  men.t'.of H,100 tons. The crew  .numbers'- 900. ; ' The Berwick.  Cumberland, Cornwall, Essex,  and another armored cruiser, of  the .same type, to bo assigned,  complete the squadron. These  live sister ships.have a speed of  23 knots, and each mounts fourteen (i-incli quick-firing guns, besides a number of smaller  weapons.  SUBSCRIBE.   ,  1-OK  THE PROSPECTOR.  Dont travel over the THinois Central,  us any old ro.id will do you and we.dont  wunL your patronage; 'but. if you tiro  particular and wmit thu bust aud mean  to have it, iwk the ticket agent to route  you via tins ILLINOIS CENTRAL,  the road that runs through solid' vestibule trains between St. Paul, Omaha,  Chicago, St. Lou'ih, Memphis and New  OrleaiiH.  No additional charge is made for a  seat in our reclining chair 'cars which  are fitted with lavatories and smoking  rooms, and have a porter in attendance.  Kates via the ILLINOIS���CRNTRAL  aro tho lowest.and wo will be glad to  quote them in connection with any  transcontinental line.  B. H. Tkumhull. Commercial Agent  142 Third St., Portland, 0-->gon.  J. C. Lia-dsky, T.F. et P.A.  142 Third St., Portland, Oregon.  P. 13.'Thompson', L'\ &P.A., Room  I, Colman Bldg., Seattle, Wash.  SHORT LINE  BETWEEN  STPAUL"��CHICAGO  OMAHA-CHICAGO  KansasCily-CHICAGO.  The proposed Crow's Nest and Golden Railway will pass  i < ��� i '  through Fort Steele and Tap the Greatest Mineral* Belt of the  District.  ���i i?  Choice Business and Residence lots for Sale  Apply to  R. L. T. Galbraith,  Townsite office  -St  Headauarters   for   Mining   and   Commercial  Men  Your attention is called to the  '"Pioneer Limited" trains of the "Milwaukee it St Paul Railway." "The only  perfect trains in the world."  You wllMind it desirable to ride on  those trains when going to any point in  the Kastcrn States' or Canada. They  connect with all Transcontinental  Trains, and all 'Ticket Agents sell  tickets.'   ,  For further information, pamphlets,  etc, ask any Ticket Agent or  R. L: FOKP, ' H. S, ROWE,:  Pass. Agent,' General A gent  SPOKANE.    . ���',     PORTLAND  The  Hotel  60   YEARS*  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c  Anvonoaondlnfj nnkclcli nnd description m��y  qutukly ascertain our opinion froo evhollior an  tiivemllon Ifl probably patciitabln. Communion.  UoiifiFirict.lycontlilonUiil. Handbook on Pnt.enU  sent fr��o. oliloal aerency for niie-urlne: patonts.  I'alnnts taken tiiroucli Muini A Co. rocolr*  special notice, without clmrgo, In tho  Scientific Jlmericam  A handsomely Illustrated woeltlr. I.nrsost circulation of any nclcntltlc Journal. Teritu, W a  your: foar montb.8, (L  Sold byall now��do*l��m.  MUNN &Co.3B18roadwa" NewYork  AH    Modern     Conveniences  ;     FORT    STEELE,   B.   G.   ]>  Large   Sample   Rooms   for   Gommercial   Men.  Fort  Steele  Cigar   Store  ���   J. TAANHAUSER, Prop.  A Fine Line of  Cigars, Pipes and Tobaccos  Billiard Room  WATCUKS.lUld JBWEMIY  ENGRAVING and REPAIRING  PERIODICALS  Toys,   Books   and   Stationery  *&  |YfNQiV  \^^;32  REPEATING RIFLES  No matter what your ideas or preference-  arc about a rifle, someone of ci^b.t difi'cr-  ent Winchester'models' will surely SUJL  you. 'Winchester Rifles arc made i.n all  calibers, styles and weights.; and whichever model you select, you can count on  its being well made and finished, reliaolc  in action  and a strong, accurate shooter.  FREE   Send yoar  name ���and addicts  on  a postal  card   tor    our    164   r'l'   lllustratrd    catalogue.  WINCHESTER    REPEATING   ARMS   CO.  NEW HAVEN, CONN. THE PROSPECTOR. FORT STEELE, B. C. FEBRUARY 16. lr��' h  1^-���^^ t&fre $lxo$pcciox.   I  i'mb   /"rr-->-       -     -'   /    I  SATURDAY,  KKH. '-\   I'.ild  Imperial Bank of .Canada I \ Th0 01^1911 BSHK Ol GOI110ierG6 I  ���^myjcf   For  Sofl,  "WHite,  g     >TTyTmTTTTTTTYTTTTfTTTTT7TTTTnfTITTTTTnirTm->    j  "  |   LOCAL NEWS.   |:|  TujiUiiUiiiuiaauiiiiaiiuiiJiUiiuiiUii-T {=.  CAPITAL AUTHORIZED $4,000,000  CAPITAL (paid up) - - $3,000,000  REST ACCOUNT      -    -   $3,000,000  *  ��� , 3'    Hecicl    Office:���Toronto  I     R. D. Mnthi'r wiih  oii<?;i#od   m : =  ' putting up ice this weeU.  5 *  5 #  5 if  ? *  5 *  5 *  HEAD OFFICE ��� TORONTO.  �� ragrant  Sliin,  Use  BABY'S  .OW_N    SOAP  J      >?o other   Si'i'i   i-.  j :-i   n:   "ill    oai  ALBERT TOILET SOAP  CO . '">���   VCNTREAl.  John   Ewin   was    down    Irom'O        London.  Wasa Wednesday on l>u.->ines.-,.        5.  a;     T. K. AIKKKITT. l'l-i-Mcli-iit    M. H. \V| J.K1K, Viiv-l'ri .. Mini l Iimi   .Mini,    p   ���*���  \\     AGKNTS    IX    GUKAT    I'.UITA! N-- l.loyK   IiunU     rZ   l.oiiiliiiu.   iU.,    ��   $  J. F. Armstrong, S.M., was at  Sleele Tuesday7 on k'.scal busine-o  IL  THE MASTER MTCtl ���.-   _ "A1'  .j- j.\�� and bofteni tl"* -.n  v n. .   i-..ii.r ��� , .-' ,, ,-t  .* ic    j  .1   ���-reH.-e., oil.  m-"., .  >       In   . . .  i  . lilt-.. a|"n.mi a   l:re-i'" >''   '        t        '"        ���'��� t..i     i  j..j.'^!^. ��� Ait,..!-. Toil. I 1>.jj:j e. , > 1, ..     , J.  0  February   has   proved   a very  cold month.  John ni'eckciii"idni\   Wardner,  & I was in lown Tue.-dav.  T.    <ialbi\iit!i    wa-��    a I  A C.'oiuM-nl Hnnk-iny' Hu.mik.-i.--. Ti'iin-.iicle'ti, s  5]    ' Savings Bank Department.��� liiteivsl allowd on deposits.  ��   Cranbrook Branch.  15 *  5 *  s 4  ���5 #  I'.ilii ii|)Oi.|.itnl S8.7()0.0(Hi: ltuM.-rvi- Fund $3.500.01 HI:  Asrirrc-i'iite Uomiu'ivo, Ovi-r -Wl.OOO.dOO Nov. .'Will,  mO.'t.  I.oiuio-i Office;,HO I oinhiud Street." K. C.  Nc��  v��ik Office;  1�� i:\cIiiiiirc I'Iiicc.  And 110 lii-iinoliCK in Cun.'idii and tho (Tnited Statt'H.  F. C. MALPAS. Manager.  %  ,   ,_   ���, & %   Cranbrook Branch,  J.  K  M. PINKHAM. Manager.   -5,* ~~  ���^ TLruTrnJiArLru-L-nl^ , , ���  Mr. and Mr-,    A.    H.    I'VinvU-W  were at CYanbrook Friday.  A     11.    H rails ford,  I lay-mian,  !     K    L  ferine Saturday la-l on business i Idahe).   was   a   ^uest   at   tliolm-    ! p-rial l-'ridav  Al   Do vie   (li'ovi  ens  North Star Lodge,     ai  ihiyiu <i.w   ,<wer    t.-om  ;        i  a Cranoi'i^ok Momlav mi biisine-,^ *- eiustahlc   Jce   UiiKn wn^   at ,  _.             ,                                                             , (.Yanbi'ook     l^iiidii^      ivii nllii'iaij  X(                 NO. 30. y     Tlie new Sioiler !'<)>��� TllK I'i;'>>��� "nli-'ne.s.s       , ;  ?'/ \ ' l'KCTOl;   plani  wn> received   and " J  / 'm-,iaile.i Fndav.                     ' -         News Notes. |  A.  F.  AND A.  M.        G.   R.  3.  C. ' J_  ���  roiiT STEBI.K. �� e ...        ,    .'.   " n ,        ,.     , " :  Koifuiar   nieciins,-ist  Tut^eia."  v..  ��� ,wy        �� '"     _ai'!iM alid A. Doyle ^ ->y ,     Tlie price of lead on   the   \a>v,   I  ' month at eiKbt o'cioek.    VMtnifr lirftiierc urV   a'    Wm'einer   Thnrxlav   on busi - , ,]nil mji'i'lcei. d rouimil ve.slei'da v to i  cordially invituil. Ht'SS ' ' '  '        "  ^ Elk River Loels/e.  Ki-rult. re^uUr :uoi'iiii,;s  tield first Friday of each montc  'Cranbrook Lod'^e. Craubrook, regular  aire  t'l:.\\s   i'd., one point   below   tlie  Teekiv     Warren.    Little     Mull   pnee al wlueii Ihe lull   bounty i.^i  ine& held on the third Tl-.u!sdu> of c.ich iix'ti:*'   I'lVIM".  W".!>'in [o\\n  Tliur^iUiy   ull'paid  .}��� lil^l,. <f, ^n >-i t.iry  OlOllieS.N  Tliere is another yood   un)   in  UALITY  ^ttV^Ym.YmV,V,Y,Y��,��",V,V,V.V,VuV.VMV^       ,The ice tiarvest was completed I Kenwood, the wife of   Duncan ,  d     i      >r -     t   ���     .-i 3: irndi'v        Acisnt     "<i io ions    h.-Lve I l^Os.s,   M.P..( luivinn"    presented;  Rocky Mountain L-napcer :: l��v->       -u i-ai    . o ions   h.im. i < .-,',,'       ���  r ' 5:'been siorou '    ; bor hnsluind wilh a lust-.v hoy.       i  SO. 12-5.   n. a. M      '. |.   ,     Mlll.,jn     Bunvll.     of    tlrandi   .."  fort hTt.fc.TjE. b. ( i; ,     ,, ,.�� ,,       ,.       ,       l^oi'k^     the   C nn<ii rval i ve cancli  J:  and    b'rar.u    l-'ti'K".-.    L raabrook. , ' m iv"   lUL   ��-"u.m i .ein\ u Lantu  Regular meeting:���zaa Tiies- |;   weie at isleeie TileSeia v.        ' "date at the  recent   election,   has  day   in   each   month    ac  witrbr ��1 _"���        '   ���       ��� .assumed   tlie   cdilorsliip   of   the  ��'cl00k- ���     ' =i      DaveGrifiith the piouoor miner  >'Uw^ Gazette at Grand Forks  Sojourning   Companion,   are J  Ol ^tld Huinh ciwk    is   visuins  cordially invued.     ~ .��: ia Victoria this week. ',;<. A needless, coreless, oloomlcss  r     ���    rr ' H: ,   ���;���       , ..   'apple   is   now   on   the market, in  JAMES Hislop, durib" K.    S:       rp( cr,i,.1n     Michel     -was;   ^      ���   ���.    i o.   .  =.,     iiioiiM5i.Miidu,, Ji.Li.ti,   Has  the United States. ���  itifjiifff?t?Msi>>?^ u sruesl a; me Iinuer'.ai   u en lies- ;'   L '_    . "!.!__'!'.".   'dav A' ' Gon.    Matsu.oui'a.   who   com-  Professional.        l     "   ' imanded the Japs   at  tho   hikiuir  HARVEY &, McCARTEK  BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS  CRANrBliOOK.      -      h.C.  G. W. F. GARTER,.B.G.L."  Geor.s-e   Scotr  was  at   Fernie i0f  L'o:j  Metre   Hill,   has died of  hiat   Saturday     '    Ho ' returned | (.oneostiOI1 of tho brain,  buudav attiifiiooiK j  GENERAL    MERCHANT.  r      ' , ' ,.   ���'  For   the   past   two   weeks tV|    The- best     evidence' of    the  , weather has 'been cold. !.">   to   20 ,' stability and  future   prominence  .'below zero.        '  . ot the Fort Steele'district   is the  constant arrival of miriiii" promoters fromalll parts of the  world, [t is gratifying to observe    that   all'   recent   'reports  Collin G    Brown, representing  ���Notary Public of liritish Xjnlmnbia j Woods. Vallan'ce. Leggi.tr & Co.,  .'Vancouver, was in town Tuesday  Collection  of  iiucuunu  aMonclod   t.o. ,       .    A.udibinp;  and  keeping  of   boolcs dono;,,    A.   Bi    Fenwick   and    George"! f     '    ., p vlu.\ous   U]in'mo"   cambs  with dispatch.   CJoi.i-Un,m.Kioii��.��..s.oiicit.!S(,ulr'  wern  !lL   Cranbrook Mon ���   :'�� n me ^'mous   ��,,nin-   "llJ1Ps  indicate   progress   towards   the  ud.  '    C,."w. P. CARTKK, Ij'oi-'l Steido. B.C. >  I day on business  C. H. DUNBAR  BAm-USTICK, HOIjlciTOU  and NOTARY   IMTUMC.  Several mineral claims were  recorded nt the Mining  Recorder's ollico at Steele this  week"  Cranbrook,  B.C.  M. (iuinler was up   froin   Bui!   ��_ I river Thursday.      tie   says  that  ' work will commence on the dam  THOMAS    M c V J T T 1 E      ,aboal , hc fi ,.st weck hl March.  P.Lv.S.   c5c   CE.    !     Mrs. Frank DeRosier who was  visiting at Steele during the  early part of this week returned  to J affray Tuesday.  Fort Steele B.C.  Fokt Stkki.e UkvkIiOi-mi'.ntSvndioati: Ltd  Many   a   misguided   man  who  j thinks" ha' was   bora to rule has  another   think   coming  after an  M. A. WALLINGER, FORT STEELE. | election.  post offick uox a. j     Don   Mackay has received the   -i contract for building a bridge at  Sheep creek.  ,He will commence  work Monday next.  138 Londoiilnill Street,, London. KiiKlund  J. G. CUMMINGS  CIVIL   ENGINEER "      Proyincial    Land   Surveyor     The   past   week   was   rather  severe  on   the   water pipes, bat  FORT  STEELE.   B. C. .,      . no complaint has been registered       .        -     bv the ice-men.  MINERAL   ACT.  cfokm r I  CERTIFICATE OK  IMPIlOVEilKNT*.  NOTICE.  'Golden Flm-ce" and 'Stanio.A Mineral  Claim:-.  Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Pownall  were up from Fish Lakes Monday oin the afternoon they went  to Cranbrook  Mr-    Frank   DeRosier   was   a  establishment of tho   mining   industry on a sound business basis  Extensive ledges ol free-milling gold quartz are found on  Wild Horse creek.  8 fejot -ivlile1,  i fce��t lilgli including: MugCM aud I.-itcli  ....' Stt.OO  10 l'cot wieto, 4  lect bi^-lL, inol tilling JiinfjuH anil l.itcli      C.50  I       Otlior si/.oi in proportion. ,  Supplied  ljy us or  loc.'il dealer.        , 255  THE   PAGE  WIRE   PtWCF;  CQ.   LJ.iVIITED,     Walkerwille,     Montreal,   Toronto,     Winnipeg,    St. John  '��,. G. PHICR fES, CO. E,isnite��3,, Ag'ents. VANCOUVER., VICTORIAand KAMLOOPS  1 ANDREW    NE1DIG  CONTRACTOR     ^nv. , BUILDER  UOUSK AND SIGN 1'AINTINI!   ' j  CALCEMIXING tintl PAl'KU HANGING '  FORT STEELE, B. C.  ��W" 'All   work  promptly done.'  m. k MGDERMOT^  '      / WUOLKSALK DKA.LKU l.V ^   ^V^<:   '  r l T  WINES, LIQUORS'AND CIGARS  ^     ���  . - &  V-,    The���,   ��� &  i i  W"  1'lVil .  H  H  FORT STEELE. B.C.  ili  fi,  vv  '���;  "4;  I  <���]    B. W. WERDEN,  Prop.  V  1  1 i i      'J  1      ' ',Tr->  TELEPHONE  17.  Importers of FOREIGN LIQUORS.  Cranbrook,- F$. C s ���{* ^  WE CAN INTEREST YOU IN W  Drugs and  Fancy Goods  YOUR   WANTS   -   OUR   AIM  *������  ! !  i*����  Bar  Furnished   With   the  Best  situate In the fori stool" M;r.<:>z nr.'.;Lr,r, of irue-t   at    the   residence   of'Mr'i*     ce\TK-\LLV LOCATED      PER KKCTLV APPOIN'TED ROOMS    ^  E��tKootenay Disini-t .indMrs. A   13.   I-enwick   duriii<2'^'    -,uululjl"(                                                                                               ���  wherelocntrd'-on l>'e.-.c-c-1. ;]^o early part of this week. i "A _       ..     .   ^   . ��� ,   n. . a  <-._    ...   r.  <>  Take notice thnt t   Jnmi'-.  A    Jn-.-w-y. r'r��� '   Miner's Crrtifirat^ No     Hl'i.V'i ' 'H t.ii!, !��� ' rr.J"-  self and as RBtnt ?or WIIIIit >   Ruei'i! I"  ^jjV      l/\l^  :,��� '  t'/ ���  Wl'2 havn just) recijivod the largest  coiiK.ernment of Fancy tioods  over hrouyht into t.liia district., and wo  can .Mtit, tno most fahtidioiis. Our lines  ari> I'omplote and is- without doubt the  most foioe-t in Southeast Ivooienay.  Excellent Table and Good Sample Rooms  Mu��,  F.M.C.   B712-1,   .V.1-,   H��::-on    F   M   C"      Sleelc   '     The    USIKll    COIPiC.    illll         _         BT3415.Thomas k Rea. f mc n~-,n wiii'n..   .,lr;Lnoi!^ ��.Verc much in evidence  .   -- ���-���;   -      - -     = .".,        "^    = ^=^--���--  Tuesday. Kl. Valentine's  Day.  H73-142. George H. Scott  F Mi"    M7"��-      ,>!!)-i       .V.ls cnioycu   h.V    the  ,'ij. roes, F.M.C. BT3.100 and  Barnharil  Lunelln  FreeMlcer'sCertiflcateNq.B.runs, intend.,si:."ty   ,  days from the date hereof.'lo apply to ttiii Mir.-.;.      -^   '^''ff1'  IHlllllJOl' ^ .     .   _  lug. Ee&order for aCertlierato of Impriivpraer.tr | larifG    tllid ��� Sinai 1 ,^a ITIO,'   ill    th'il- j   ���-  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Oran-Aoi    ,] jstl"ir:1 ..������!! re  111   fa,VOL' of tlie garni  e��ch of the above claims :     X     y Act    beill tf  left as il IS.      :        '.  And further take notlo;  tluii  netlon. under ,������-    ���  section 37, must be commenced be torn th?: Issy- ' ~~  ��aceof such.Certincateof Improv,-r/.��n-: The  Phoenix   PlOlieerjS   t.O    DC  Dated this First rt'ay of February. A.l.i. !!��-|.=.      'conif l",'tt 111 a.t,(;d UpOll.     its      111 1 cl  ���   ' .iames a. jlmivky ;    :wirnf.r  numher, wliieh,   has   just !-'^   ���---';���������; -���������          y :   ci(j,\n.   ui   hand-      It. is fi I.Jed with j ^  f!^X 1S^'X'lSJ'' ���' s,a'! lsll'-!1'    C"'i(,-,s   ''"1(1    profuscdy-.j j^;  of hnntersv oi j Mn!mn!!!!!!!fnn!!n?!!n!!!!n!f?lf!n!nm!!!n]?lH!!n!nrnHH^  N.  General Merchant AND  i^,lciiAor Dealer.  ,1  ilENTIFICPRESS;  FORTY-FIFTH YEAR.  illii>t riil.eri    ,.    ������  iJavi-   l.-,.i'cc.l(fMirid<r;i'    wlio   has  ijei'ii    ' iii.s'|i"<-i mj_'- '   lii"     logiJ;iii<-,r    .: i-n'ni jis-iii 1 lii- vic.ii'iil y of .Skookiun  .    BG PAGES :   WEEKLY':  ILLUSTRATED. (Inu'lc  ailtl   Will I   C. M'l.'k"   ill: tlie    ill-  INDISPENSABLETO MINING MEWn^r,?^nZ\^Jc "on    ��� '.Sunilav la>t.     .  We have evi.'rythiu<r in the way of  Do'l.-, Boi-ks, To;, s,   Leather GoocN.  Drcssini"    Oases,   PiC'urcs   and Toilet  Am   Ics.  Iijvery!hin��f lhat ymi nr il hildn n may want  When in Toyn Call in sni See Us.  ���     v Tlie Druggists. ^  CRANBROOK,   B.C.  ^ ^^^^3?.^s^'- -~ :i>,^- '^*,i::^- ^-^^- y&  Manuf;ir.t;iirer of all'Kinds of Ijiiinher,        A-la.r^:e.a.-.siiri ���  inenl.of seasoned Ijiiniher and .Shingles a!ways  .-'   , on ha.nd ;.-.������  DIMENSION . .' LII'MHKU      A      Sl'I^CfALTY  \3   PER  YEAR   POSTPAID.  ir.ND rou sami'I.k copy.   '  Me'clinnlo, in nn crs, Sportsmen '.  'I"o  lin.-il ���livid   soilon   the   si.li   iiiid ' n.'iii'.yf'  Wfl;:Sfl;  B -0.  Port  Steele  ea  arket  lyTf-nf-nC       , NffP-fl-fffff^  Pt*^?CC     ���'������<>���'    "ii   'I'"1   r>i'.' 'Mniii".���'P'lint   tir.O earth  i ���~- ������ t^S ���  T. ROBERTS, Proprietor.  Fresh and Salt Meats  Always On Uaiul.

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