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 lAbravy o; LiOf ah  I'.tS'  r^/%  Vol. 11.  BORT STBBLB, 13.  C,  S^lrrU7?��>A y, iXAA^ZXA.RY' 7, 190o.  No 1.  'i ���  f '  ./ r  SOUTHEAST KOOTENAY  A District of Much Promise-  Mining, Lumbering and Agricultural Industries all Centered Around 'Fort Steele.  Thai portion of the Kootenay  , district lying west of the main  range of the Rocky Mountains,  and east of the Purcell range,  and .north of the International  boundary line, and of the liead-  ,waters of the Columbia river is  familiarly ���do.seribed a.-> East  Kooienay. ll coin prises in area  the greatest pari of the ICootenay district, over 7.0UO square  miles, and in'a large measure is  undeveloped.  That     portion     of     it   called  Southeast   Kootenay.   extending  ���    north    from   the     International  boundary   lo   Canal  ,Flal.    was  opened up to some extent by the  completion   of  the  Crow's Nest  branch of  the   Canadian' Pacific  railway.     which   traverses   the  district east and west.    The construction   of  ihe  Kootenay Central railway, which will traverse  the   Kootenay   valley, north and  south.     will    open    up   a    still  larger country.   , In   this   region  there  are 'several   towns   and a'  ;YjvTiber   of   mining   unci logging  camps.    The largest and richest  silver-lead      mines. '    and       the  largest coal areas in Canada   are  located in Southeast Kootenay.  ��� Tho  mining   industry" is   the  most diversified, l'or  it  includes  silver-lead,   galena,   copper and  gold' lode   mining: ;and   the old  placer  areas   of   the district are  being, today   exploited   with   activity equalling the days, of  the  r Wild Horse creek rush   in   180;'.-  18(5-1. ' when' they   were first discovered and  worked,   when   the  output  of   placer  gold    reached  the fabulous sum of 817.000,000.  Fort   Steele���-Situated   in   the  Kootenay   valley,    will    be   the  principal town on the line of the  Kootenay    Central    railway,    is  the mining cent or of the district,  is  progressive,     invites   investigation ,of   its   mines, its  advantages for agriculture' and   stock-  raising: its timber lands, its gold  mines,   placer  and   quart/.,    and  'other resources    For its cli ma to.  mild the entire .year,   we  claim,  and ' rightfully'    so,     the'    best  summer  and   winter    resort   in  Southeast       Kootenay. Tho  country in the .vicinity of Fori  Steele is well watered, with perfect drainage, a variety of soil  adapted to,every kind of farming  and fruit-raising. The climate  mild and 1'vee Iron, sudden or extreme changes, ihe linest water  in the world, an abundant limber  supply, mostly Iir. tainarao and  pine. evei;y variety of rural en  ' torpriso, a slock- farmer's para  disc, inake Fori Steele a progressive lown and a good business point.  Pricburd���Al Mull, Kiver Falls  'twenty miles south of Fort Steele  invites visitors to its scenery  and points of interest. Here  will be the greatest water power  plant in the Koolonays. hi this  vicinity, to,the hoinesekers and  investors, if offers special attract ions.  Wasa���Will be on tho main  line of the K.C. R., twelve miles  north oT Fort. Steele; has a sawmill and oho of (lie linest hotels  in this district. An -enterprising  suburb, with a, fine electric light  plant; it offers special, al traction  to the agriculturist.'to iis hill and  bottom land, oh'a.r or limbered.  a,f extremely low .prices.  Tl/ , is 'a.   long   la lie that has no j years ago. il is.di  tiirn, tin old saying thai,  applies)     The plant of th  ���with peculiar'force lo Ihe Kootenay valley, as   the ���'turn" comes  upon    the    completion    of     the  Koolenay Central'railway Groai  commerce, like tin-* Koot.-nay  river follows the line of least re  sistance. The volume ol commerce in, lo' and through the  Kootenay valley will 'measure  the size oi it.-, town.*-*. And no  great towns will spring up thai  are not natural centers lor  traffic. The immense water-  powers of the district will as-,i-,t  ill making manufactories', mining  will be extensively carried on.  and Ihe farmers will find a ready  market for t heir productions iu  the nearby'ini nes and lown.-., and  as a logical, result ol, the easy  trade distribution. Fort Steele  which is happily possessed of all  the advantages, above onumer-  ated. Avill become Ihe mining  and commercial center of Southeast Kootonay.    ' r  PORT ARTHUR SURRENDERS  Absolute Surrender of Everything  in   the   Famous   Fortress   is  ,   Agreed to���Honors of War to  -   Russian Commanders.  Al.l,    I'ltOJ'KKTY   'I'd    JAMS.  THIRD  DIVIDEND  PAID  The Hag ol the rising sun  Moults over tho captured citadel  at Fort  Arthur.  An      absolute     surrender    of  everything      in      ihe       famous  fortress   has   been ' agreed    lo.  Russian commanders will receive  honors  of   war 'and be paroled.  tho   rank   and   file   retained    as  prisoners of war by the .laps.  I     Japan     has     won''   the   great  I Russian .stronghold   in   the    far  | enst after a five month's siege in  'which they have lost over ;">().OiK)  isoldi'Ts   who   were   put   out   of  I action- in   the   most   sanguinary  The    Shareholders    Get  ��� $70,000 j.inci desperate lii-hting the world  i '  ���has ever .seen.  i     The su'rrender"of the   fortress  whichj at   the  present   time  came  as a  was  declared   at t he meeting of'.surprise ' even   to  Japan,  as the  the directors of the   St.   Eugene J desperate     determination     'and  Consolidated    .Mining     Co.,   in j courage of the Russians  indicat-  Toronto   on   November  Kill last jed that the struggle would bo'on  was paid on 1he Ifith inst.  There j to tho bitter end.  are'    several      stockholders    in j     The first definite intinialion of  Moyie. Cranbrook and other Fast j the  Russian    intention   to - sur-  Kootenay   towns   and   they   re j render came January 1st at   Ip  ceived their cheques during  the ini.. when IheRussian envoys ap-  From St. 'Eugene Mine.  Iheir counsel President Frank  A. Baroaby and the other officers  of the Knickerbocker Sfoamboal  Company were arraigned iu (he  United Slate'***. Court" today to  plead to the indictment found  against them as a result of the  Genera] Sloeurn disaster last  June,, whereby more than luuO  persons lost their lives The  company of which the accused  are officers owned and operated  the i 11-laled^ steam boat. When  arraigned before Judge Thomas  today all pleaded not guilty to  the * indictment, Their irial is  expected io follow within a few  weelcs.  Silver-lead Quotations ��  DISTRICT' MINING NEWS.  Of'Interest to Those Engaged  in  the   Development, of  the  Mining Industry.-  Sow York.'.Inn. 0:  Hai'Silver   Lc;ul   .. .    Copper .'   Spelter ..-'....'    ,  ' London.   .Ian.   0. ��� Silver.   -S  copper ��V,ti   ll'-, (til: lead.   ��l:i  spelter.    L2~, iir ,d.  -1.(10  I5.2.-5  li. 10  :,!-hid:  d:  past few days. This is the third  dividend the company has paid  and makes a"- total of 8280,000.  The - now sAYoiiilijii�� ton compound duplex pump which was  recently installed is doing good  worlc and -is giving excellent satisfaction,  ease  and  rate of L'.f'OO'gallons per minute.  The water is forced to the top of  the mill in a I-J inch steel   spiral  Jt works with utmost  throws   water   at the  cp roach ed the Japanese lines  south of the village of bhtiish-  ���ling. They were met by Japanese  staff  officers   to whom they  delivered   the letter  of  general  *-?     *        ��  Stoessel to general Nogi. asking  to have a - time Cor parley arranged. In his letter, as already  known, general ' Stoessel admitted" the hopelessness oi  further continuing the struggle,  and tlitit he was prepared fo stir-  Market Conditions.  /. <   Copper.was higher in London.  There was no change in the local  market.       ' ���'  Lead was also higher. A good  business is reported and the lono  of the market is firm.  Masons Install Officers.  pipe,   and   the (pipc between the; render iu order to save the  lives  lake  and   the   pump is 10 inches  pump.throws sufficient water for  ail   purposes  and   the mill is no  longer dependent on the   flumes  However,    the    Humes    will  used when the water is plentiful  at which time the pump  will   be! large  of the remnant ot the brave  garrison which had fought so  long and so well, provided suitable terms could be arranged.  Be  asked r for  a   conference    to  be: settle these terms.  '     Major  general   T.jielii.   with   a  escort,   left   the Japanese  slowed or shut down entirely.  There tire again nearly .'100  men on the payroll. While the  mill was running on half feed  owing lo the shortage of water,  a large reserve of available ore  was accumulated, aud until this  i.s disposed of there will not be  many more uicn put on. Tlie  St.    lOugono   is  starting the new  * *      o  year with everything in shipshape, and I Oil.") promises to bo a  record   breaker   for llie hi  headquarters at 11 o'clock Monday morning and rode to Iho appointed place. Shortly before 1  o'clock the Russian commissioners arrived, accompanied by a  cavalry escort. The conference  look -place with few preliminaries.  The reason of the surrender  of tho fortress is evident from a  visit to Wantai hill. The entire  strength of the   position   lay   in  pro-l the main line of outer, defenses,  j The possession of  Wantai  gave  Kootenay Lumber Industry.  icrty.-��� Moyie Leader.  ��� the besiegers the key lo the forts    'cast* of  the   city.      The  hills in  Lumbermen in the Koolenay j the. rear were not fortilied and  valley are exceedingly pleased ! afforded 'a full cover for alio ns-  wilh the condilions   which   have saulting force.*-.  characterized ihe worlc in llie  woods so far and the indications  are that the number of logs cut  Iliis winter will far exceed thai  of previous,years  The condition of Iho liimbei  manufacturing interest.-, in the  Koolenay is n matter of,grave  consideration. Kxlensive slipping of American lumber into  Manitoba ha.-, cut ofl a'big do  iiiiind for Kootonay luinbei. A  large, number of mills have  closed (lown and will 'remain idle  until next spring.. \  Were tlie Cauadifu^ market  held'for Canadians there would  be little trouble iii disposing of  the Koolenay product. .The opposition to ;ii duty 'comes 'largely'  from tin? fanners. While there  wa.s a reason for A'vi'i: lumber;   erent. now.        i  Si. Folersburg. Jan. -J ���The  paper.-, here wilh one accord  praise the heroic work of tho  Fori Arthur garrison and say  its record furnishes an object  lesson to both Russia and .Japan.  On Errand of Mercy.  Wei llei Woi. Jan. -l.--Tho  British steamer Andromeda  which -.ailed Iliis morning for  Fori Arthur wilh medical sup-  'ionrd I wo suri.'ooiis,  utire stall' of the  hospital i.and eight  11 und red/tons of stores, including  J!;"*!')'beds'n-nd one" thousand, tons  of provisions. Her cargo wa.s  shipped aboard last ni^ht, following the .receipt of official permission l.o on the errand of  mercy.  , On Thursday evening of .last  week the members of North Star  Lodge. Ko.'.'ib. A,P. & A.M.'-held  an emergency meeting, the occasion being the installation of  officers ' for the ensuing year.'  After the installation ceremonies  had faicen {dace, the brethern  present partook of a banquet  which had 'been prepared for  them in the reception room of  the lodge. The appointed  officers were installed al the regular meeting of the lodge which  was held on Tuesday evening.  The following is a list ol Iho  officers for the ensuing year:    <  VV.M.    A. ('.  NuIm'im .  S.W.     A. live-/.  .l.W.     A. 15. Fenu-ick  II. S. ('lurlc  l{. b. T. Ci'jilliruilli  (ice. Seot.1  II. Kor.-liuxv  II. M;it,her  I. Ili-lop  P.  L'Yiiwiek  T.      It. 1). MiitliC'1-  Past Masters,*.J. F. Armstrong  R. L. T. Galbraith, l-l. M.  Burrow and (.-!. F. Pownall were  the installing officers.  ' The lodge is in excellent financial condition, and is steadily  growing in membership.  s.  T.  K.l").  ��� I.D.  S.S.  .I.S  I.O.  Gloomy Xmas for Russians.  plie.-. had on  nearly   the   .  government  - St. Petersburg. Jan. 7.���The  prevailing discontent and unset lied condition of business and  a Hairs generally are reflected  most noticeably 'in tho observance of the Russian Christmas  today. The festivities with  which the day is usually observed in the capital were wauling and, though the day wasa  holiday, there was little of tho  holiday spirit manifested by the  populace. Tho celebration was  coiiliuod almost entirely to the  holding of the eiisiomarv  special in llie churches  faster Trains to Mexico.  To Bo Tried for Slocum. Disaster.  .New      York.  , St.. Lous,. Mo., 'Jan. '���"���.���  lifteen 'lo twenty hours'  running  .Ik"   Linn ber | "  and Maimfact urin- Coi'iipauy. ! ' .New York. Jan. 7. After  at Pernio, will have'a daily oapa- every .means of 'escape, known to  city of l"i( 1.(1(10 feel  per-day. the law   had    been   employed ' by  I- rom  in. the  imo. bel ween t Iris' city  and the City,1 of Mexico will he  saved by the new schedule 'which  will be pur i,u operation to*  morrow by, the Na.fioual Kail-  road of .Mexico, in conjuncl ion  with the Internalional, andOreal.  Northern, Texas and Pacific and  IroiriYlounlain Route. The service ��� will consist, of t,\\'o trains,  both of whicn will handle mails.  (hie of The marked loature.- of  the copper mining1 industry is  the steady price of copper at  about 1." cent.*- per pound.  Tho output, of i he important  minoSy of Southeast Kootenay  can be judged from iho daily  shipments <;'f the Si. Kugenc  mine "Ou tons-of concentrates  daily.  The demand for silver coins of  small denomination throughout  the States is so strong thai the  stock' of ,silver bullion' in tho U.  S. treasury has been exhausted.  "Mining' in Southeast Kootenay  has settled down to a good substantial business basis. An advance in the price of load, and  and ihe government bounty, .litis  brought ,a great change in the  general conditions oi mining in  this district. <, ,  Manager G. 15." Henderson, of  flic Bull' "Rivor .Mining and  Power' Company, reports' ex-,  eel lent progress towards the con7  struofion ol the big dam at Bull'  river. - ' ������  Tracy camp, which,is situated  12',miles north of Port Steele,  will ' doubtless come very much  to the front, as a. producing camp  during the coming year.  The olcl mining camp of Wild  Morse creek' is again coming to  the front, and as a producing  gold camp its'record lor the past  year was exceptionally good.'  Among ��� ihe great natural  sources of wealth in Southeast  ICootenay. and one which with  the construction of Kootenay  Central railway will yearly become more valuable, arc tho vast  timber tracts found in the ICootenay valley.  Dividends from Soul boast  Kootonay. mines in l'.lfi-l havo  been most satisfactory. The St.  Eugene'paid S7().()00, the Crow's  Nest Pass Coal Co ,8172.2-i-l,' and  Hie North Star 8120.U00. a total  of 8'3<)2.2:">-l.  The inquiries for iron ore in  Southeast ICootenay are reported  to be numerous.  The advance in the price of  silver has already caused mine  owners in Ihi.-, dislrict to plan  for future shipments.  Southeast Kootenay poses as  one of thehnost inviting of new  fields that British Columbia has  to offer to the miner and prospector.  Fort Sleole is destined to bo-  come an active mining center as  well as outlining point lor the  great mining section now in pro-  grcs-> ol development to the  north.  A continued study of the conditions in and about -Fori Steele  empha.-Jsos the fad that here i.-.  one of the ino*-l remarkable mill-  era li zed .section.*- in Columbia.  The American Institute of  Mining I'lueineers has decided  lo hold iis -i.'in'.ial convention for  I i'i i.'i in  Vicioru  'l'lie silver tin lies ol ihc Koolenay are capable of pouring into  the.channels of trade, of Canada,'  till the silver necessary dor coinage. , .  The picsl season lias witnessed  wonderful strides iu the mineral  development of Soul hen si. Koolenay.'  Lack" of t ransporint ion f'neili-  lies has been.Ihe handicap to the  Opening up of mines in llie  Koolenay valley, but the question   is   now   nearly   solved   and  there is now no reason to doubt  that with the coming of the  Kootenay Central' railway the  mines will he opened up to, a  producing stage.  The big hydraulic plant of the  Bull River Mining and Power  Company U rapidly approaching  completion and gold washing  will be commenced during the  coming summer. ,  Il is now'confidetitly expected  that li'0."i will witness the completion of the Kootenay Central  railway from J affray on the  Crow'.-. Xust lino to the Windermere mining district.,  The operations of the ,13ull  River Mining and ' Power Company i> the loadstone that will  attract, hundreds of investors to  tho Port Steele district.  i i  (rovernment Statistics for 1904,  The following are tlie.statistics  given 'out at tho Government  offices,,for Southeast Kootenay:/  .M miiiy cluim- recorded .   ...... ICS  Pliiww       *��� ������       '...���     I  ('ertilicMie*, of Work .. .' '. .200    ���  "'    ,        ���'  Improvement*-..  < "on\ ey'ineo-. lite   Gold Comnii.s^ioiK'i "s permit.*.  Document,.- liled   Allifliivit*-   , "   M i ni ng Leu-es is.-ued       "    in force .'   I-Yee MiiK'r'-.Cci'tiliu.-i.ti!!, issued..'W(i  Compunie.-,      S  "    Special ....    -  S  515  10  21  3(35  1905   A Happy New Year.',1905  , ���' Ten minutes, before, 12 o'clock  on last Saturday'night, many of.  the old, as*well as tho, youthful,  assembled in various places to  wiitch tlie departure of "the old,  and welcome (lie coming of the  now year.  K'iverside   Avenue,    where   a  o  large'number of citizens had assembled, presented a mid-day  appearance. As the midnight  hour approached, a huge, bonfire  wa,*- lighted. As the bolls,announced llie birth oi the new  year, large quantities of firecrackers, we're exploded, the  sharp crack of the rifle, the  noisy report of , shot-guns,  mingled with the silver tones of  the church and school bells in  announcing that 1907) had commenced its regime. Then with  a whoop, ihe boys, started in for"  a noisy revelry that lasted until  early iu the morning..  Royalty to Visit Ireland.  London. .Jan. (��.���Official announcement was made today ,of  the plans completed for kthe approaching visit of the Prince of  Wales to Ireland. His royal  Highness will make his state  entry into Dublin on January '2'.),  and on the following day he will  proceed to Ash ford on a visit to  Lord Ardihum. On the completion of his vi^it at Ashford the  Prince will return to Dublin  Ca>ile on February I. On the  two subsequent days lie will attend tho drawing-room and  also be pre.KMii at the investiture of Ihe Karl of Mayo as a  Knight of St   Patrick-.  Iloston Art Exhibition.   ,  Boston.   Mas.-,.,'   .Jan.   ti.   -The  SeV',   exhibition   ol    the  Boston   Art   Club   was   formally  opened today , and . will   'continue  uinil   : February    I.' '   The   exhi-;-'  bition   is   pronounced,   by critics  lo   ho   the   best in the history of  the club, comprising as   il" does', .  ! he best work of a' number of the  foremost American painters   and  sciriptors.  The reuular monthly  convocation of Rocky Mountain Chapter,  14.A.M., will be held on Tuesday ;  evening next. TBE PROSPECTOR   FORT STEELE, B   C.,. J AXPARY 7,'5 507
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hulicafioii-of-thjies tihoadTfor the
coining yea ,. ',*Miiy it soon reach
■®&&mb >m mimmm
'iGEKE'RAltttttxiiyx'.:-t ;F0rt: Steele; -, :x-
.t'.yXttxtxyxt'-r.yy:''X: ::,:-,., t.X A""'-' ,,,;,   : - .A'..*','-;',. ,-■;.'-;.-."<■-: .■■■ y ■■.".■■■
":;:..^;v^(3'ENTS.;:P01.i!.;'-:",',-.- -:^:r;;;7";:: . :';■:'.':�� '';.: 'i X-iy--''::::-irt" 'jir j 'jyy:'
13 Viive '-j us't.;recei y.ed'-;.t'\vb
■ ":;;Mi,1CarI.6;tds;:oX';T:i;.;;('T„:-T.T
■'.'«>< I'lh'k1,;-1 hayev..betotiiCi Sblid -, -and-
■is^^J3i'bspfei!0ivs^L&iis -=-t-l).ti t ,1 o \y=iis^i ii
It^; j tije.:!vp.btohay.": y.aU'ey,;"a,lQ,hgv the;
A-^-^ffiiie of Ilio K.C.RT-*.that.4vill igo
■'■ ^jfbrwa'rd^thisT^year.' witlrathazihg'
't*;;-? rapid it v.-t ,t -^.'Port'T'.,,.■ S tee le.''.;--has'
'; ah'eady^';. ,taken;v''' ,.on;, A;Tairs.
A4.;[and "its? - Olariiii,- loiy'i, being,; ';tlie
- ^ rminfng centei-p^
:>;; 1 ■ he1;.;: .t'u'l iy - '>'subs t a .11 ti atecl a:(1u ring'
-V'Tithc?vearv-TTlts'elaiiii of being the-
■;::-VH comuiercial..qenterV:6f,Southeast
'■:;<>'■: 'j 'Kpo ten ay Hv ijl also be made good
■"t#H ujiqif;,;the -cpiixpletipiiTT^pf:;:';; the
,.' j<l"; fKobte nay;- Ce'utr ah-,:;'. t''i'X.i:r-irJ"iiiii.';T
'Tlft>nb\viti'g^hq;;)::dnstriic ,tioir;;of
^ /■';. th eiKdo te nay al;.: t h err, ■ will
b(|a;stea9y;:increa,se-tit the^popu-"
ed since'
N.e\v 'Year, re^dlutions
Tft.rth,u.r hitA'e shrrehder:
ian;,"..'1.-st.;. 1 UQal;,   'i't-'-'r'j'-i'j
^Upt't yty'P]o\ysf^::Jtlan't^
^A:'pleniehts.A!'iall.-lciiids.-;.":  "i'x"'Xjj :-[     ':'     ■'; '^
; Mi ni iig, S11 p.p 1 ie^:;
O'■'.-,.   X-"y,.y:j.
, y ."
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>^.' '
■   r >
.'re.. a:a-.'.
■' ■'■■' • ..■'   -'
°      ■--'.'-,.
■   ..■ (.      .      -To. '   . .
g'^Dry:   Goods ■ ' -..Hats;. arid>'Caps^
&'t ttx ;;-'-.:,Boots;; and  ■ SHoesnA,"x.i-
4&>P   '    '   r   '■■   .'';'' ■'' ...<1 '' ''*-."' ''-'' ■ fi]"'  ■ ■' -' '   '■'   '
Greiieral Mercliaiidise.
■$pd$z^^ ';*d>^;;a^o*^^
:,;"-',.; ;V-;-'-; ',:,,',-■:•<■'.- , *:'&
Capital, 1,0()0,<)(.>0  Shares   of  Par   Value  of
$1.00 Eaeh.
•t'.-'l' il'
j i;i'j i'-.-
(.'on.sUMii-t.ioii   lyii!'.!-:   i.-   i."
_ stiintiul inatiiK.'i* ;tnd iv.!!i*n fnmji
power pi'oduci'i'iii ('jtiiiii'lit.    'f-.v
lliinic*   anrl   a.   Subsidiar;,   ( 'otnpitnv   iia-
work niul il is'(;«t.iniiiti-il t ha! - iil'ii'-i'-ni ;,
lll',y   .llCI.I '  III'    III'1     l'ia-1'     t."   Niiii-':   I hall   I'.•!'.'.
Over. ■ ,
Tliei'i: is :i j.-i> fnriii'.ci :i .-in ii-iil ia vy
iilt.'*i*V.-it„s in.thi-i <-1 >'n 11<■'*t inn anil mi uri'ii'i/i
its imini'iliiilit jM'oxuiiitv  '.•iiii:-iili*r;i i'li- :i<-ii
ill*    '•ai-iii-ii   bii   in (1 I horniivh nnil siili-
jl.-IIUli-''- All     ll'-      I'l|i-      ll|l     lo    lillll-
it j,!:.!l 1 .'i'.'•!• i'.'ui In*   ilr.*i.i'iii''fl  . liy   lli'-ir
ji'."n loi*iii'(l l.o (i|n'i-;i 1.1: 1,his purl ofiliit
■Jhiy.  i.-H-lal '.'.'ill In- iii*in*iir'''(l   from   Iln*
I'm-  ihi-'i-O.-l   dl'  ilic   I'l.iV.'i'i:  I 'l.-i n I,  I Avici* ' dim 11.1 ii,'
• •  ri, i 1111;u   I""
lliil ii*i|i.-|,l'.ii
In  |iioli.ll.lli.|' lln-11*
1)1 lll'l*   I'I'MIIII'CI..-,   ill
II   I Ij h    I )i'|l.*l.l*l IIM'lll
_      Wy
growth jii fhfe':t6y.virb(l:-P.prt'Bte.ble
toyikvd ,whicir'tite^traxte vol;'.tli'is
;iiewly'0p%ned..fl i strict will .'.center.
Among; the ;ranchers; thete, . ill
be!1 uhusua.1  /prosperityA^aiid' "a
constaiitly     increasing    market',
furnished. .. lor, l '-'theh;:,'  produce.-'
'Ci-jood crops; a.conveiilent'market
aiid/vhigh* prices   w'illv'place the
ranchers  of 'this  valley
■fortiible   circuihsfances'."'    - New
people will come into the district
and" general ; prosperity will '.be,,
enjoyed   by - all.    '. The . mining
camps   will expand and improve',
in   keeping   with   the   develop^
ni'ents of the mines  arid 'the  demands of good, times.   . ".    y :;;
'.-', ■    ■ ; .". -      ;:'...-X-      «   '   * .    .'    ".   ,, '."
Pruit--^''rowing".' will 'Sobn: be-
coivie ,an ..impor.ta'n.t. business in
Southeast. •• Kootenay. ... Large
areas have been cleared, and this
'year will see" thousands'of .-fruit
trees'set out.,, The hq'rticuI
will become, a strong . factor in
the'd'evelopmeht.of the district.:
Uncle, Sam is goingnl'ter..the
paper trust and every newspaper
in: the IJnitod States- hope .'that'
he will bust this,infamous trust.
It.' i, : now up to Sir .Wilfrid
La drier and his government',- to
help the newspapers of Canada,
by busting tlie Canadian trust. °
'■.'■ ' 1,   .,■       ■*    *    *.,   ".'.-*.
Many watched . the new year
in,, and- |.ierhaps some ol'thein ou
Sundiiv   ino'i-ning   fe.f  ;i.s if sev-
S't'A'I'l;; OI'',.Oll.K),s(.:!.l'l*,V;0|.T ::/ ,:,,.,:-;;
'^'(Jl.KDO.-hucAs'CJOU^'I'V'-- In*t:'"-'■'■''■ '■■,"■'•■'
,-.- J;??ii!il<,'.l'. Gheiiey niakosuafch .lliitt, -lu;
.-.Is Seiiiql* ;p;u.*l,iii;i*.;tii':/tli6.':I'irinj)]' F.tlj
-fci.lj'otift.V- -V*ofH:'(j;?=OoiiTg; l.)i,irihi%H~in Llie
^Wity:;ol' f-oledo; Cbiiut/v- anil State afore-,
.said, and that., said Mi-ln: u-ill -pay tJu:
sum of ON F. TWNDllKlX DOlAtAl-lS'
-fov-(jiioli'-antl-'every-.<;iis'e of Ca;t;u*i*b-that,
cannot,' be >cui,*ed -tiv"the .use ol' Hii'll-s1'
pataiTh; Cure. ,if KAN Iv :i'. OH KN"-T0 Y •■.
. Sw-oi'ii to; liet'oi'i-ine .and subscribed iii
jiiyTproseiiee, this Otli diiVof Beceniber.
,'A:'D'.-.-'l.8.Sf>. ;,''. "'XXr-yryyr yyx . X'^'j
:"[^KAtA:t:i jjtNXWiGijKASO^tt'' :i
ijt '-uX'tXt j: tttt,. '.'.A'T-^otaryPub, c:
, Mall's"'•;C;iulav'vlv Ciire ;is i.akijii iiii.oi.v-
atilly, -aiid ^aets dh'dotly-out the blood'
and iiipoons : hiiirlauiis t oP-fchfj 'systcni.T
Send for testimonials, irdoXy": .X.% :■■,-. ■:.
y:""■tH't.lXGEEN-E Y't&. Co.,.Toledo.' O::,
■■;■'.';��� S'613 bv uJI:Di*uiwjstsi. "oc* a. .-■ 'it. .--.■•
S.ti]iiitioi'i..   :.:i'-j'jxy-j.y: . '.;:.; . ' jjtt"Xt't't..i:
"tit *: ' t 'Hi- : ■ A ..,-'Wp,TlCEi-:';,. ';.  0; ;. Xt.itjX't
y:''l.'ftte;,'iVbtice;;,that; ;thii*ty^;!days. aftei-
date. t'livtciid ,;"apply;;;to the' Chief
Goiniiiissif)iTer''()f;Lands anaMyork-Vib'*
-VOTK:i-: isjit'ii'liy Kl-voii Unit, :i(i, Uuys fnn
this,. (1:U'T*. I intend .io'iijiply M iliB Honoi-iibl'.
Cliiol" C()iiiiiiissHJ.'ii(n*'. pf. I>;ui(is:',:uui .Works-
at. Vieti'iriii. II Clorn I.icfiKie to. ifrosp»i;t 'foi
tC6ii1;miiJ J''i;U*ol<''»in (ill' l'liHowiii^ cli.'SC/'iliHi:
1'aiKls:-.-'"■■ '.'. -a      ■'"■..,' ;''
I. . SiliiaWil   iiljoni  ■-'-• liiili.'.s   nori'ir »'f   the
Inli.'i-iiiilioniil-Iii'iiriiiliii'.v Lint', iiinl tliri'.o   nil Ics
north ol'Oil 1,111(1 SiH-'Ti-' '.'C'rcisk.   in   Sonilioiist
' ICoylcniiy.   fi.C  nnd  coinimviiciiii;" ill,   n    posl
,iiuir.k.l.'il .noi'tlii'iis),   (;onJi:r   post   of '.Iolin    W.
■IJiikur'ji   eluiin,   llii'iic.i'   wijst'i   (;i|,'lii:y'('liiilns.
:i'lu*ii(-i! Kontlroii-'ht.v <:liiiin.s.' llii.'iii*", uislily
S'-liiiins, tlii/tici' north civilly ('liniiis lo tiiii jilnci
of b'.'^iiiiiiii;.'':'(*(iniliiiiiiiiK,!',IO ii(il'(.'.-i liiore orlcss
iiiKl'iKljoiiiiiiK KiVuii A. Chick's clnini.        "■
■/'..liata'teirtWii; iriliaiiyof-Novtiiiljer. 100,1:,;-
' :itjy:    '■■■••,'■•    ?'Jotiu W, Bal'c'-i*; Lol-Stcir
;'■ -y:Xt'''     i. "''X itjG,;,,^!; MiUorixiinniyi
^.'.SlluuloJ nlioUL J.'.'i' inilus" iioi'lli of the
liiu.-riiiitioriul ISouiiUm-y. Uinu.niii.l uljout thrco
inih.'S'norlli of S»S-(i iuid (.•reek.. In Sbuihcu.,
Koouinny, K.C, and "lioiiiiiieiiciiiif at n posi
mlirki.-il niii'liiwuiHl (.'Oi'iier'post of.Air's.'Kinum"
HiiUcr's 'olalii:;-., tht'hcc'.-'c'ltflit.v clmins,
liiiiiicu .sumll' eljkt'luy clinins, iliuiic*'cst eliiliiy
idiiiins, tiiiiiii:.' in,irtli f-ifilii.y;uliains to tliis pliiciu,
uf.iieyl 11.11 fiig.'i;i»iitiiiii| 111,' r.lO.iiu'rcs liloro or Ic-ss,
11'iiiI iidjoiiflnti: .Iolin U': linkor'scliiiiii. •'. ' ',.
';   Liiciited ilny ol .VovcmhiH*, IHDI.
.'■ ":''  X   Mis," I'Iiiiiiiii Itikcr,. I.oraliir
.:■■ ''',,-,;,; .'./-,' ;(.ilJ1Ori,'<-|.'MIIK!r.;AKI:lit..'-:
'tl.'-' siluiili'd,, iihOiit-.■•.'•I 'inlliis nfirth; ol';, tho
liiicrintlloiiiil lioiiiiiliiiy nino..niiil. iil^out t.lii'V'o
nil I iis iiorih,.(if < >il iiiiii'SiiKOi-rofU'. in SoiithoiisL
ICooii.'iiuy, \i. i'..' nnd coiiiiiiencliin- nl. n posl
inn ri; "il'siHi ill .vest riinier posl, nf G. O. ■ Smith's
clii'iiii. thenco north iiluhtj- (,'liiilns. Ilienctv ciist
i*lHlily,clinins, tlii'.hcr-' soiiili;. i(if,rlitycliniiiN.
tliuniHi west, eighty chiiiiifb;for plnciv ()f,;,'l>ot,'in-
■lilii'H. i:6iitiiiiiinf,'.iil(iiH:rt*s moro or loss.'iiiid'iid-
joliilliHiMrs. I>iiiirni linlccr's clnini; :, T, 'y : y.-.: .t
''■"jiociiU'il this-17th diiy (if-Novcinhor. IJiOl;., .■,"y
■;-•■ •■- .•,?■'•'■.'" '." •'■' .;'■■...';.0.|.0. .Sinith. Hociitoi* »,:';;.:
:...'t,t;'.,:*;■':' Jij'.X ' ,T,'Opor»(.vRIiller.;Aireiil'"
.";'-l.,' SitiinIt'll .'iilionl. ~-„ milos 'noVtli of. "tho
IntoriiiiticifnilHonniiiii-y. Liiio.Tiind nbcnil tli'rCTi;
■iiiilb norlli of Oil iind Siiyo c"ru«k. in Soullit'iisl
tvoomnny, It. C.;, liiid' i;oiiiiiioni.dnn',,nt n post
niarkcit't'lui .spiitheii-st"coriier postof, l''lpi'oiii*(!
■IV. .SiiiiUrsidiuiiiv tlionci.', nortli eifihty, elini lis.:
thcni'i.'.wesl oij;lit.y (ih'iin.s.thSniie.south eighty
chitiii'sl them''.' * oiisi -oiuhly,,ctinins 'to iho
placo priii.'t'iniiiiii.'. oonUiiniiif,' (ill) ;nu*os -jnoro
or.,.'less.' iiVi'I,'' iicljoiijinjJT the 'oinim   of  .!.- \V.
TJak. r.:..- i::-Ji-Xi-'-'xX.r't:y :,y«i, i;..-,,.;>v:;y^
,, vijOiJiiteil'this'lTlhiiliiytif'iilqyuiiibb'riil'.K)^ ').:;V
.; ,' ;. ^i. TApIoroiiiio'lj. Sinitli, Loolitor ;'; ;
■;'• '?,-i ?-:..X:X '    .'      ■   oOnprki, Alillor, :A(,'ei)t f'
; iiATSitiiiitedft iibout' 'ilAiliiloV'l0^1 °f 'll'e
Tnteriiniioiiiil lloiiriiln'ry I-.ine.;nri(l iilioiit. live
niile iiortli of.Oil nnd Siifce creeic. in Southeiis'l
Koi'ite'nii.yAn.'C.;;. iind eoiiiniencinu.; ill ii post
iii;ii*lted Ihe noi'thwoPt'corner posioof .Ins. A.
MeLeiin's clnini,: ihonce,.enst. cif,'hl,y' chiiin's.
thoiicosoiith ciKJi ty '.chili us. tlie'ncd west eif-'hiy'
.chains; tlieiice,north eif,'lity ehniiis to tlie |)liice,| thence
('onliiinini,' (> 10 aei'esiiioreor les*s. niul Tiiiioiii
ofbegiiiniiiK.'contai.iiiiiiiO-lU acres more or'less,
aiid niljoiniiiK'G-'O; Siiiitli's elniiii;    :   a y,.:yy_
.;.'■ Located thi.'i 17th diiy of Novc'mber, l-.Hll.:,■',,..;.
,,,.'.':t jXi, '"a X.--X- .Iiis.' A.'MoL'eiin'., I , eiitor ,"t
y iit.y... ; " .';/.'.v ''jiyiX .peprf;e'Jlillci*.':A'i:eiit
°,ll.; Siuiateil : aljoiit;: i! I,; l ii i 1 ts.s; n <VrLli ■ of;tlib
iiHi."l*iii,itioiiiil TBouudiiryiLine.; nnd.nboiit live
iniles iiortli of Oil and SiiffC creek, iii Soiitlienst;
Kootenay," U. C.,;,:nnd: ,c'6mmeiiciiiK:. at Til. post
tiiai-ked, 'noi*th(\;esi;;.eornei*'. post bT-'-Mlrjiiiri^Wv.
thence soiiili eighty: clinins, thenco oast eighty
('.luiins. thence north eiirlitv chains to the place■
• ...r.     .-:':.  '  .'.:.,-  ;.-.;   1'     ;: . ~      '-■ ■■ x- *.   '■    -.   -..-...    •• .    ■'   ..-■
of ooginning,'con;niuing fill) ncres more or.'less,"
'iiiullii<,ijoiii,i'!']'{ L^ld.rgii'c'ii l^'Sinitlils^aiaiinV ;. ;',P
: . ji:',:J:':;.: 'y: ATMn-iiuiilw^eMcI.e'ih.; LpciUot .^.;.:
•ii,.7;'.'';.Situiite'f'i''-'iibcnt'v2.lT.-i'nil6s;'-''-'rioHli': of- the
iniles      nbrlh ' ;6i   Oil  ' and ,T Sn'ge,,   ('.roek'.v
South.  lOiisl.  'fCooiJeiiiiy.^T IJ.TG...  and coin-
;oliiis(in'srclniiii. tlieueo enst SO cliaiiis. the.  •-■;
"lith SO ciinins. llience tt'csf SO i'luitiiK. thencfr.
• ' lOrtii SO chnins   to   pliiec  of   lii'filn'iiinif.. f-on-
'aining (»lo ucrcs more; or .loss, niid'adjoining
llie claim of Airs.,loliiiu^ia-.F'roisU'iid. ''
flvocntcd this U'tli tiny of .yoveinbcr, lflO-J.
,'       ■.   Kiniriit A. Johnson."'Locn'for     ,,",
.-'■,'■' (leortje .Miller,, Agent ..;',
'It    Sitiiiited iihiiut'.'l miles nartii of, Ilio   ln-
'to.riml.ioniil, )ioii'ii(lai;y  .Line;'' iind,;Uliout   live
tuili'S.iio.rtli (if Oil.'iiiul Snge crock, in .Southeast
Kooteiiay., ii.C.  niul , coiii'iii.cnviiigH,t   a   posl,   .,
•niirkiid the iiorliui'isiiHinier.' poijt.'of, J5lla  M.    ,
.I'^isk'sTclniin. j tliftuce   wdst SO. chnins, (hence
-i.oiit.Ii'.Kit ciinins. ilieiici' enst  SO, ehiiins. thence k
iioi'th .'JOchnins to place of.' begiiinini.',.contain-.) :
ilig. OtO nercs  more  or' les*s, nnd niljolning the   ,',
claim of Nic'lc'Uoeni.■ ,,,,'      .,„      .•','■...■   ''" '':
, Lociitod this litiiTJ.H.v of November, IHU-I. ;      :   !'
',;"  "-.   ,■..:?.   :;;   T ;■'; '-Eilu J\l. H;isk;'Lai:atoiV. >.:.
;-'■•'-. ,-.! ■'.',-,'..• !I.poi*tfc .Miller. Agent/.., •
.., .15.   Slt.iiiiteii iiliout :.'.l:m.iles; north of the  In -
lornutlomil.   liounilary  Line,   nnd 'about 'live   .
miles north,of Oil.iihU, Siit;e er.'.-ek, in Soiitlieiist.■'»
Kobteiiny.—l.l.O.,. iind   coiiiiiieiiciuif'-ni u. jiosl
intirk-ed the cornel* jj'osi. of  iCdilli   I.a
Miller's cluim. tlieiice  west SO chains,' Uience ■..•''
uorth'80 eliains. lliiaiee eiisl SO 'ciinins,  tlieiice '•' ■
south''SO'ehni ns ui-jiImuc:of liegiiiiilng. con lain-
ing.iMii lic'ri.'s liidrc, oi* . less," "and nil joining . tli'e ' ,.
i^liiim olVKlln'M., Kkl;.'','.' '". , ;.:,V'ii!;;'     '..■ ,
l.ociited this lltli'itay of .Vovemher. lyO-I;:        , ■ ■■ ':. ' ;'.'.'■;   '-;ftl: 'Kditli'l.M'tlleiV'Locntor   .'-. .
",-:: , .-■■ j i      "'/':'.-   CJi-orgo Allller, Ageiit A ',.
..-.■'■ <i '' ■■'-   , ■'(''  -■ .in - -.':  ■-       -.'.. :'.'■".,     -   • ■■'-,''":.,
,    111.   .Sitnnted ahoiit-'Jl iniles north of - Jiie 'In - .
U'riiiitioiiiii  ,lsbiiii(liu-y,' Line.' and   iibout n'lvb" .,.;.'
liiiles norlli.o'fOil niul Siigc cie'oi;, in Soiitliciisl ...
Ivooteiiay. H..C.i;'. unci, comineiicing lit a:,liost     ;
iiiarlicil Ihe south west corner, post, 'of" Cliiirlo.s
,\V    Ciirrah's   elaiiii.   tlieiice''.eiisl t8I)  chains..'
Ihenee ubrlli n'o ciin'ihs. llience \yesi*S0 cliiiiiis.^.; f
thenco South ,S0,ehiiins to •lili.icc.'-'ol'-.liejtiiiiiii'jir'''.-.-,....
conl n iii ing OK) iieres hioro or  less  and  adjoin. ,,.'«'
ingrthe claim of KniiniiA  .lolmsoiiA ,', - 'X, y    '-.'■■■
Located tlils(l*ili,.ilay-i)'f .Vovemher. iiiOl.        ''-X
:"       "•-,'■"' ',.;..'■'■:.;. Chai'losAV. durrali, j.obnloi*       ■■:""■■'
,':;.   ,-:■..'■.-.    ".'■; :   'A, , Gebi'gc Jdilicrl.Ageiit^ :   -
... IT',;,, Situated nbbiit.lS iniles norlli of ■
teriiiitioniil,, Boiiniliiry:, ijine, and ahoiit.'; did ::,
liiile .north, qi" ilic .squ'tii fork ol'Oil nnd Sage ,
.creclc.,iii Sou theiist'lvooteniiy. H.C.; iind coniiT '
linuic'i'ngiit a plis I'iiiiiriteii'tho'sriiitiiensl, corner ,',;
posi (if Williiuu aiiitlib'.'s chiiiii. tlieiiec'* north.,
SO eliains,'f.thencediiist.i SO ohnins> to piiiiic. of
bogi!ining,r: cputifi n iiis. iiii) iicres'iuonioi*; less,
iim! adjoiiiing 'the eliiiiiv:bf.L.A.,Sliuji.TA '  ,
..l^ocalcd this Isth dnyiil' Np\'-cm'bi.MV,'.li)f(l..r.::;':. :'-:j, Xi
a.a;; :-,:;,.: \yilliiiiii jSlal tlie-ivs: Lpcntor
'.',' :t:A-:/a'' "- -.■,'*" :     .; .'■'■ <;'('o:rge,Millpr. Agent    ',',..; '
;  dSpTSiiiiaied: abpiii, IS niiies nortii 'of; t'iiu..-;iii':'.'■''■;.■'■...'■■
Lenia ti oiia 1, lion ii iliivy Line niid iilioiit one niile ,.,■,..
nortli.of,the'Soiith fori; of,Oil,, iiinl Sage creeic..,:.
in Kooteiniy. ii.C. and cfnniiienciiig ' .'
at ii post mnrlccd the soutlnvcst cbriierupost of': ,..■■'
AIai*ea; l.'ols'   (.'Iniin.; thence AnorlhriO ehiiins; • '■',-,-;
tlieiiec. east.SO eliii ins,;tlie'iifco.soil th So ehii i ns.   ".  .
west 80. Vihniiis  to -plncc'of lieginning.  ;;.:,
. - *.
iivtnviVtityrVjne;yeiu*'l.en,se:.:o\Jerftbo; I'ol Iciw-
itig; ;.cfcsei'iliedAli.inds TiiiiiSbiitii'-rlSast
j'■■' ;Coni iTieii e i iig;- at a "post jil iWiiJed atv tj,Yo!
iiortli-;-ivesl; (inrnei'^of ' jjot Vo'.XSo. T'Group
Or"ie: 1 ■ 't-l"i .11tio .'west;, one:  and ,.011,0:;.IiaifTin
miles. t..heil(;jc' t'biir  liiife-s.'" tlieiice j nie.neing litH posl marked the.southeast corner
thenee' east; biie' ;ihi'i   'one   half iniles.'
tlience sbiitili two.,iniles.'tiienee east one
and one, IjVilf inilfts.;, thenee .south: ..four
111 ile's. 'thenee   west two .
iniles  more ,or   less   to
•riiiiiuio'.. ... ■;■,.'.,     ';'- „. ti.
Dated Deeeinber '7th, l.iiot'. "  ".''' a_
; Mi   ;',,.,-;y:XKYi CHUTEy; Loektqr.
uid one' hull'
dace .of   be-
'■■■   y' '' ■.-• •'.,-. NOTICE.   "■'"" ;t '..a
ft/PAKI'^Nft^HCK that I intend to
^PI'lv"'to° the.' GKiot. Opjimiis.sioncr ot
f.ands aiid WorksTor.a.twenty-otR;,yettr
lease, to em, and carry 'away timber
from , .tlie I'ollowino*.-.- deserilieil .land.s
si.t.tiate in.Southeast Jvoote'nay Distr'iet:1
' Qoiniiieiiciiijr at a post planted .iiii the
west'batik ol'Sheep   creel*.", ' -just., below
the mout'li of (toaf creek, or otherwise'
known as tlie first forks oT'Sheep creek
i.hi.iiice north forty chiiiiis.  thence .east'.'
three .hundred    and   tweii'ty'  cliains.,
flieiic1!.*. south ,1'our  hundred' c'hiiinsf' to'
northern boilndarypf.fjot ,-l5S)0."thonce
wostiilony'.snid bbi'i'ndiiry three, l.iinidred
and twenty clmins, thence north" three
Hundred,'and- sixty, .chains., to- point of
commencement, containitio' lL',,S00.;icres
Hated   tli is'1- Ul.l.i .day of, 'Noveinbei-ivA'..
D.,. I'l'lU-l.  a ''       ..:' ■   ' ' ,    , ,.
r,o      ■•'      'ivrt/L.'KEN.vviric;.-
,"   '     NOTICE.
'   c'' , - ■    ',
Sixty days after (late I, inlenil
ii,pp!,\ io tlie Chief Commissioner
Lnnds anil Works' for poriiiission
purchase the billowiiiM*  (lescribcd
With   Shu rn
Kails   I'nu'iir and   [./il'-'i!
' j''d 1,11 lb'*   I 'til
t 'orn 1 i'i liy  is. is,'. en as ;
, One share in the Mining Dept. and
One share in the Townsite Dept.
Buy now as the jirici.! will undoubtedly :k'I\-;iiir:<■ a.-- iln* worl
construction ncurs comnlG'.ioii.    .'■■■.'
in I''.osf Is 111 i|,enay: .furI Sfi'elc, Disl ricl,
for |i'ii~lnral purpose,-...     1 !i.^iniiiiio' at a
|insi  jiliinleil al  I In* sinitlicasl.   rui'iicr ot
I .nl  'iil'.io. in; llu* ndii'fliei'ii   liiiiimla.ry   of
l.ol   I I. iIh'Uci' nn'rlli'  '_'ll   ehailis.   lo    I lie
noi'lll,  i'U--l    eornrr   of   bol   "ilU.'l.  I.lii'liee
|.:i^.i  i,'>l I. f -11:1 i 11.—.  Illonec   Miulb    III   ehiiins
| more oi' li.'S.-- In Mn-   northern    boundary
Jul  I,nl   Pi.  t hi -ii '-i - wesl  nloiie   ih,.. uorlli-
lerii  biiimilary ol' l.ois 111 and  II I11 place
In! I n':^ in 11 in;: com a ini 11 u: 11 m acres more
D.'ii'.'l -.'
.Wolf ( 'n
•k th
Ini   dav
^V.   l'"f-: P.NC'II.
.Xotler- is hereby given Lhat, a.'i|'liention will
be made, lu, iho Legislative Assembly of the
I'rovinee of lli-ilisli Coluinliin ill. its' next,
session for 1111 Act,to revive, ratify and conllriii
to UK'. Is'ooleiniy Cni'iboo A: I'ilcilie l.nilu'uy
f'oiiipnny iill the.rights, powers, privileges and
friiiiehisox conferred by Ihe Kcioienny C'nrllioo
.t l.'ncillc h'nilwny Oonipniiv Act I'.ilKI upon snid
Opnli any. niul to declare llini, iiolwillisiiiniling
llint surveys liave not been liiadc. iiiiiccordnnce
with Section :.".! of the said Aei. the said .Company i.s nnilhiiK been since Ihe, iinssnge of Unsaid Acl 11 body corporal!,' and politic, uiiiier the
inline Of Iln: "Isooieiiny. Cnribii'i .t I'aeillo.
Iiiiilwiiy, Coinpany" Willi Ihe rights, powers,
lirivilcgi's nnil Irnncliises thereby conferred in
ill. I'l-spi.-i'-ls ns if lie* sui-vi.y.sli.-i'l 'been luiiile in
ii.-e< 11 .In nee. with said Seel ion -JO. iiiu'Mo oMciid
.•lie lime',for lunkln'g ihc. snid surveys i'e'|iili-e(l
by Seclioii *J!iof iliii suiil Act '.   . ■
I mi ei I  nt  Crn 11 brook.  Ii.C.'.  this   im.ii day ol
flcceniher.' It'll I. ■      II1     . ■       ,. ,.   :
IIAUVKV .V. ,Mt*< .\ i,*.-ri :l*.   .
:>- Si'liciiors for A ppl Icn ills.
hereby given   llm'   llie   Koi.lciiny
,-    1'I'mpii n.v   will
.     Nul lee    Is,
r.u-iliuii  mid   li'nclfle   l.niliviiy
apply lu 1 he I'li.rlbiiiit'iit.of ('mi
M'ssion l',»r 1111 ; 1111 * - r 1 r 111 j. - t 11 tu i.h
nliiig mid robliug lu 'l.he ■.( 'ilmpMiiy
Ibe lime fur 1 lie coiiin '
ccnii'leiiuii nliis iiiiiii
I'lir 01 her pn'ri'US'.s.
Ii:il(.'(liit.f,'ri.'iibrool!. II.C.. ! lecciiiber l',n;li. iwu
iiAin.iov,..t ■si'.j'i. au'I'li;.
5'J 'Solicitors U'l- Al'l'lie'.lllt:-..
I.'I .11    lis    111 ■ X I
Act.   iueorpor-
l.o   I'Mell'l
licemi.'nl. e\ (elision nnd
mil   lirnneh.-s  unit
eighty :chnins. thence .west...' eighty, .chains,
■thenee south eighty chains, thenee east Teiglity
ciinins to.tlic pliice of he'ginningr-contiiining- till)
acres, more or "less, iind adjoining the (claim
.of Miriam W. JSIcLeaii..: ' ttj. '-'-'*, :'-.,*'-■■'''..,•'',
''; Located this 17th day, of November, l'.Ki-l. v,::
. Ji '. ' a '■; ,1'ennic Goy*in,:Loc,aior A,,
''.-■■''■'''■"'•■,-'.■. 'j Clebrge'Miiler, Agent ..
S. : Sitnnted' ubont ;JI milOiS north; of the
Iniernntioniil npiindiiry .Liiie. iind iiliout live
iniles nortli of'Oil iind Sage creel:. iinSoiitbeast
Kootenny. >M.C.. .aiid. eoinmenciiig at 11 posl
marked the 'sou tli wesl corner post "(if Robert
Shaw's claim. tlience'Vnorth' eighty ehiiins,
thence east eighty chnins. Ihenee souih eighty
chains, theniie.w'est eighty cbniiis to llie place
of beginning^ containing'!'.lu acres hioro or less,'
aiKliidjoiiiing the claini of ,i,'as. 'A. IMcLenn. "','
■ f.'.ieated this ITtli diiy of November. lt'O-I. ,
'-',., , ,:." .'Uohert'Shnw. Locntyi*.   ■'
T   T ■■-■■.-•'--.•       .'    ■   ;r (;eorg(;;Nliller. Agent
Si. .Siiiialed iibout ii'2 miles .nortli (Of, (he
Xntci'iiatioiiiil noiindary Line, iind aboullnreo.
miles norlli of Oil iiiid Siige creek, in S.oiitliensl
ICooLemiy. ' If." C. . '.coinnieiKiing ut, ,11, post
inui'Ued the uorthensl corner1 posi'jif Alfred
(iiveii's eliiini, •: tlicnce; west' eighty ehiiins.
liionee south eighty "elm ins, tlieiice ciist eighty
chums', thence north eighty ehiiins to the plnci"
ot'hegiiifiiiig, coiiiaiiiiiig i!IO acres more or less
mul unjoining Ihe cbtiin iii'Airs, .tliiiiiiiilfnlcer.
Loea.le.'l this iri.h diiy of Noveiiilii;!. IWI.,    .    ;
...  Alfred (liven, Loi'iilor
'.' . .   , Ceorge Miller. Agent
it).    Sil'iiufeil   nboiif^   iniles; (Hii'fli   of   the
Iiiternalloniil , Hi.iiinlary    Line,    and    nboiil.
three miles north of Oil anil Sage creel;. Soiifb-
eiisi, Ivooteiiay. II.C!.. und coinineneing ill n post
marked    llie soiitheusi   coriier , post   of   NTiek
Uoeni's   ebiiin.   IheiKi'e   north1 Highly   chiiiiis,
thenco west eighty chuins. Ihenee .'.biiili eighty
flnflns.  thence enst eighty ciinins to the pluce
of beginning, rpiiniinfiigiuo acres liiore or less,
niiil adjoining (Ini eluiin of Alfred (liven.
. Located Iliis 1711i day of November. I'.IOI.
Nick  llocm. Lociitdr
;,-   '.t (leorge Miller, Agent
'•'II. Siliiiiled iibout u-1 iniles norlli of the International Iloiinilnry Line, nnd iibout three
inilos nortli of Oil and Sage creek, in Southeast
Ivooienay. H.C.. and coiiiinonciiig-. nt n-ppsl,
iiiiirkcl llie northwest, corner post of Adam
liunlop's eluiin, thenee east si) c.hulfis, thenee
-outh SO chnins.'llieiice, west Sil chnins. thence
.lo'rth SO c.hni 11s 1 op bice of begin 11 ing. .com a inim.'(ilu iicuftH-i'noi'i! or'less, nnd adjoining -cluim
of Alfred (liven.
Located Ibis Kill day of Novomliei* I'.HU. ,
Adam I iiinlup,  Locnl/ir.
' '    ■ a    '. (leorge Alillci. A.' <*iii.
I'.'.,   Slluuieil nbi'iif-il'uiili'S north   ol'lhci    -
■cruiitiuiiiil  lliiiiiiilnry   Line,  niiii   nboiil  iln.
n'lili'.s ii.irlh nl'l'ill 11 nil Sugc creeic. in Soul.hoie
1 \'i«.li'.|i:iy.   II.C.   Und   '   11   p.o.-i.
•nni l.vil suiilliwesl cui'iii'r posl. uf Mrs. .Iolinnini.
l-'ioiMi'iul's   clnini.   1 hence ' .north ' Hit chnins.
thonce cuslSli chains,   i.lieiiru SO chains,
tiieiice  wesl   Ku   chnins   lo place nf .beginning,
'••iiiliiliiing iim ii'cres.jinire or. less,  und adjoining .claim "i AiIii'iii liiinlop.
.   Lociileil Ihis, day of November. 111(11.
;\:rs. .loliuniiii; l''ruiKleuil. Locnlor
' ! (ii'orgi* Miller. Agent'
1'*. Situiileil ubont. :n'miles north ui. the In-
U'.riiiilioniii lliuiuiliiry Line, mul iibiiul live,
miles nurih ol ( Ul ami Suge creel.*, iii Southeast-
ICixitciiay. II.C. and commencing lit n post
muike'l the iiorlhwesi corner posl of liuimu A.
ing the cliiiiifofAViln'ayi i\Iuttlie\v.s. '
vLoeiUed tliis IStl^dily of November. 100-1,, .   . ',"'
K ',;. ,.,.: ' jt-Oy, .-'■-"' ■'■':':,: .'Ma reitKols;' Locator it-i".:'-
■'':"'*"'' ij       ■-'■■■'-■:■'' titX (ieorg(,*^iSIiller,:Ageut:vT-:
,-.::. '".,-.■'.. -f,y) .■;■:.. t.;'';t;:;' '•::t--rr.-y>:  '.'y.-'J- ■:.. ■:■■
■;'.. I!i.,-f'Siluafed iiliout US 111 ilcs north, of,the In.- ;:;
teriiiitioiiiil Uoiindiiry .Y.ine. and'aboutone mile,,;,
norlli of tlie south fork of Oil iluiil. Sage creelt..' ;
jTin,southn:ist Kooleinty: liX'.1, iind' cdniiiieiieini,'':
lit. Vi.Tpost "mn rked' llie, iioi*tlieasii'eoruin;:post ofn*
Ij'raiilST.Iiiiilt'seliiiiii.TtlienccJAvest;; SI) cliuinsT -
.thence?soutli S(),:;;oliiiiiiA,-' theiice^eiisi SO chiiin's.-1:;
thenife'north,SO chains: tojBace. of,beginning.;;;"
eohtaiiiiugiJIOiicresViiiore or less,., iind :iuljpi 11- t
irfgVho claim of .);. Anderson; <; :,t X' t'j y'Xtt'tX
■yV:.l'^'i6i;iitcil.'!li!s' (hiy;pf^Nb\w'iiibcr;:il!ul,;> T j-X
^tj-i^'r-'X-.X:''''-i;.-;,..;*i;::-Fr»;nk LiiikALoiiator'A;:;^;;:
''iiiX'ttx-t-'xi.^XXXj: George'^liller,:;Agoiit,V;:;-
x2 _ ASitiiated abou t,;is mi Ies ,iortli of -the'* lii. ^
ternationiil Uoiiiubiry Line;:iuid about one .mile ,
north of llie soutli fork'of Oil'iin'i'li Sage creek,
in South Kast Kooteiiiiy, B.C.. iind.ebiinnenc'in'g
at a. pjist marked, tiyeiiortliwesi 'cpi'ii'er post of
Jliiry ■ Murks'-/.clii'im'l- tlieiice  oust  80 ihiiins; ;'.
ithei'xic south Sti'Tohuins, thence ."'est SO chiiiiis-, "
thence north SI) ehiiins lb the place'of.bcgi.nniug. ■**
eoiitiiiniiigi,'.ll) acres nioro or less, iindiuljoiniiig-
tlie '('laim ofli'i'iinl; Link..-.;. '>." , y jj'- ;-. •■'"'. v,'-.'.'..
Located this ISth day of November,. 1!WI.   .
:■'    '.,..' j ..'?.';.'   ', '.MaryiSlurks*; Locator
:-,- ':'■■•■'■'  '•!'-;'■■■■;,•>;("''      Oeofge Miller,;Agent'
*.M.;'; Siliuited about Hi niiles'uorth of the tn-   ,
teniational fipuncliiry,Line. Sii't  011  the .south 1
fork   of  Oil niiil Siige  creek.-'in  South jOiisf'
Kootenay.  H.C..r,aiid   cpihiiicneiiig at. a   post
inarked the southeast corner post of, Mary  IJ.
Payn's ; claini,   tlioncii svest SO eliains. thence '
north SO chains, llieiico east SO 'chajns.  th'jnce
south SO ciinins loplncc of begiiuiing, 'coninin-
ing 010 acres'.more or less,  nhd  iidjoiuiiig the
claim of Frank Link. :..,.,.,.. ....i-.., ...
I'jocated this.ISth day of November, liHll.   ;.'.     . ".
•A A  ■ Mii'ry. D. .l.'iiyn. Locaior- '
-.-;-.    A ;;;;   -,     ■--'.'■,- -,v (leorge iMillei'; Agent .   .- •
,.,•!•.'.    Situaied about Mi "miles nortli of thejln- -•'■;
l.erniitioiiiil liotindury Line.'and,on  llie sou tii
fork of Oil and Sage creek; in Southeast; ICooto- .-..
liny. n.O..''nnil commencing at 11 post,:marked::
the .southwest  corner post   of   Catherine  T.
Ciirey;s chiniii thence north SO cliains, tiieiice,
cast so ciinins. theiiee,:.soulh  Sil chnins, .Ihenee
werit SO chnins to phn'l* of beginning', containing;,.
010 ueres more or less, nnd ii'djoining the claim
'ol Mary Marks.'' '.it:"' <(■.    e
Locul.ed this ISth day of November, IiiOl.
.      ,*   .   '■    Catlierino'I'. Carey.   Locnlor
'''     (.leorge Miller. Agent., ..
■  ■-.,.■' Siltiiile:! nboiil III iniles north Uf  tlie   Interna I Iniuil I ti in ik hi t\' Line  igid oii   the  soulli
fork of Oil iiiii.I Siige criHik, iu Soiitb'eiisi, K'ool.e- .
nay, ll.('..,nud coinnicnuliig ' nl a  post iiiarkeil
the'iiprlhelislcoriier post of ,1. C. (..'urrnli'sclaim •
llience west, SO chains, tiieiice' south   SO chiiiiis,
thence eiisl SO cluiiiis; llience norlli SO clmins.
to place of begi lining con I a iu lug Old aerOs more
or less,  mul   adjoining ihe clnini  of Mary D.
I'iiym ' *■ ."'.-'
Located Ihis ISth day uf Noyeinber. I'.iOi.
. ,.,0   •'• '-T- Cnrriib, Locator:'
■'.'> .(leorge Miller, Agent
' Ml. Situiiled iibout 10 iniles norlli of llie International.lloiifHlnry Line, und sou the sonib.
fork of Oil nnd Sage creek, iu Southeast lvoole-
li.'iy'. II.C, iind cpniinciicing ut n post marked
the nortlnvesf corner post of Mary O'Neill's
claim,, thence,oust, SO chains, thence soulli SO
ehiiins, llience west Su cliaiiis. thence norlli '.£')'
chains to place of ' beginning.' con tain ing 010
acres more or less, mul.adjoining the clnini of
Catherine 'I*. Carey.
Lociiled this ISth day (if November, ,1001.'"  ,     .
iMii'ry O'Neill. Locaior
"•:i ,        ' (.leorge Miller, Agent.
■  noticje:. .-
Sixty diiys, after date I intentl .to
apply to the ( :|iicl' < 'ominissioiicr of
l^fi.ids iind Works Tor permission To
piircliiise.fhe following- described 'laml
for pasfural piu*|ioses. Uebiiinin.e- ;i,|, a
slake, planted 2(1 cluiiiis nortli of the
soiifheiisl Corner lo, fheni'e east
SO ehiiins. Ihenee nortli 20 chains,
thence west HO cliains. thenee sOnfh '20
chains (.'onlaininu' Hid ae'res.
Datcd'aT VVoll'Creisk the lltli day of
November. 1001.   •.-',"■'.
:'    -I. I*:. HUM I'll I'-IKYS
-17 ' Aire lit W. FJ-tliNCM I
Jl, .' ," i
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T'-' '■ -
it THE PROSPECTOR,  FORT STEELE,;R  C, .JANUARY  190."  f&ijX $$X0&pZCt0X.  SATURDAY, .JAN. 7.1005  GEARY   &  DOYLE.  Picked by Our Perambulator.  Togo's   lloi't   is   ieady   to  sail  .southwards   at   <i   day's   notice,  whereas   the   L'oi'l   Arthur   Heel '  s;iilod        downward without!  u moment's notice j  It   is   interestiuo   to  note that I  the   Scottish   crofters  free   imjionution     of  favor the  Canadian  rattle. Of cuur-iO their desire is  to have a. chance lo feed them  lor the bee! rnarlcel.  r  France 1ms a new jjnn for  coast del'eiiees, anel oue hundred  will be sul'licicnt to keep off all  invadiu.ic Heels. Strengthening1  arinainonl has not yet proved an  inlluence J'or-  Last November was the first  mouth   .since   lSSfi   in   which   no  a  case ol' lynching was reported in  the    United    Slates.      It seems  very   curioii.-.    Unit    Americans.  i i *  cannot undorstand why Canadians have'a strong rnpugnauce  to annexation.  The people of tho United  States are still trying to subdue  tho Filipinos, and are learning  that the ������white's burden"  is not a light one". A good deal  depends, of course, on Ihe sort  of burden the while man makes  , l'or himself.  No Ikie! The people of Canada do not elect the members of  Parliament, ihcy, only think they  -do.t Tt is the judges who say  who shall sil, in the House of  Coi",  ions.  The town of Frank, is,, now  agitating for a road into the  Flathead from that place and a  public meeting was held last  week lo discuss ways and means  of furthering the scheme. Frank  is thoroughly alive lb its interests, and iii this respect shows a  worthy example to larger places  with probably stronger claim for  'the Flathead road.  Mr. Joseph' E. Wing,,, onevof  the American visitors ' to the  GJuelph.Stock Show, publishing  the impressions made oil hi in by  the incidents ot his sojourn ou  this side, says -'it is easily the  most, useful and instr.uctive stock  show" he has ever seen. r It  needs very few changes to make  it perfect hi estimation, and  these could be easily and cheaply secured.  Liverij, Feed & Sale Stable.  Fort Steele  B.C  Regular  Daily   Stance   meet-   ,il!  trains ut Fort Steele .Junction. '  sadni.i-: .s- pack noi:sj'>-  'IMMI.V'i '"    i'i   Krvi��-=  s   ,    l<"l\i  ANDREW    NEIDIG  G0NTKAGI0K   'axu    BUILDER  HOUSE AN'U SI ON f'AlN.TING  CALCIMINI.VO uml I'Al'Ell IIANOINO  FORT STEELE,  IJ.. C.  35$", All   work  promptly done.  J.' HIGH WARDEN.  PIONEER   BARBER SHOP  Evoj'yLhiiitf Strictly First Class.  Next door tt) the. f'ro.sprrfor  ���#*  �����*���   *t*  ��f *  *��*. �������  ��#*���  ���������*  -������  �����*  ��������  ���'$��   ��#*  �������   �������  ��#*  ������-  ���*���  *��������� *���$- -#- ��|��  *#����� *#���**������  ���#���  -t�� ���#��� ���*���  *���* -<���*  -������ *������  ��6*    *|rf    ��A��    ��!��    aft*    ��ft*    ��$���    ��� $��     ���#��    wfa    *i��    *i*  ������"  .p.  ���������   ��������  �������� ���!���  ���t.  V  .(.  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Wash.  1-1. MKANDT, a.,', .st 'P.A.. S|iok:me.  M1NKKAL ACT.  (i-oum r.)  i:n'i*;i'K' vti: or i.mi'I'Ovi'siknt*;  NOT1CJ3. ���  ������Mac",   '-Violet    I'Yaction"   and   ".low  Israel ion" Mineral Claims.  SIln.ilu in llie l'"ort- Sieclo jMiimiy Ilivisioii  nf K-ist Koolunny Disliicl  Wliui'O liic.'iti'il:    On ShIIimiii Hill  ���I'uku nonce llml I.Tlio*-. T. McVitlir. l''.iM.(J.  \o IJTsriO, iiKCiil toi (\,W. IliirdsiiII. F M.O.  Nd. H'SII'l. W .1 WliiiK"*. Kii'u iMlnor'SjOprlill  cue No. H7.-|(Ii"U. inu;ii(l. sixty iliiys lioin tin1  iliilc Iiciriil losijiply I" Iln* Mimiiif Wrconlfi*  lin* n Cci lilicntr ol liii|it*<ivi'iin.*iils l"i'lliu pui*-  |nisc ol iiliiiilnliiir ii Crown Oi.'inl ol i.Ik: nliovc  cliiiins  And fintlici i.iko noiicu thin aclion. nndoi  scrliiin .'It. iiinsl lie foiiiiiiuiiri'd lictmo lliu i.KMi-  niiri.* of snrli (''''lliliriur ol I'liiIinivuhumiIs.  Iliirc'l llii-���Ji'lli <!:��� > ol Nov cinlii'i*, i\.0. IliW.  !'.i 'I IIOS. T. .MrVITTIK  If You Are Not Particular.  Fort Steele  Diamond Jubilee  Hospital  This "Institution has been''recently  enlarged-by it-now'wing which is now  open 'for reception of patients; For.  terms';apply to  .1. F. Smith, Sec.  . Fort. Steele, B.C.  50   YEARS" .  RIENCE  'Dont travel over the I Hi noi*- Central,  as any old road will do yon and we dont  want your patronage: but il you are  particular and want iho best and mean  to havo it. ask the ticket ao-ent to route  you via the ILLINOIS OKNTKAL.  tho road that runs through s-olid vestibule trains between St. Paul. Omaha.  Ohioaoo. St. Louis. Memphis and .Vow  Orleans.  No additional charge is made for a  seat in our reclining chair cars which  are lit.teil with lavatories and smoking  rooms, and havo a porter in attendance.  lJnles via the ILLINOIS CKNTItAL  arc the lowest and wo will he glad lo  (|tiote them in connection with any  transcontinental line. ,  L>. II. Tkiimhi'Mj. Commercial Agent  1-12 Third St.. Portland, Or-gon.  J. ('. Lixdskv, T.F. A' I'.A.  112 Third St.. Portland. Oregon.  I'. H. Thompson.   F. iV: I'.A..   I too  ]. Column Bldg.. Seattle, \\*a-h.  I IVIin er alArieas^||s,  'jni^i^JnL&iM  ::ExtensiveJ*A-:11M  Coal Fields on the f':;  American Continent  are Situated in t '-*���,  South East Kootenay  Lumber Industry  are Prominent   ;  Features of the    s  . District.  through E^  CHoice Business aiiH Residence  Ap pi y '-��� t p </���..  Townsite OflSLce.  SHORT LINE  BETWEEN  STPAUL����CHICAGO  OHAHArCHieAGO  IKansasCtty-CHICAGO.  est  3a-~  -^.���-r-ii ^r^ ,*T? - ."  L^���  "*!"*�����  de Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anvnnn flcndiiiK n skcl^li atiiidiwrli'll'iii limy  diilfkly iifc'drliiiii (iur opinion ln;�� wlmMicr mi  IllVI'llt I'dll   l�� ���>!< >1 l>l 1)1 V IMlllMltlllllU.     l"(illllllUlll('ll-  tlcmn hi rlctly cniiiililoiit.ini. IIiiiMllinnkmi I'ntvnla  li.'nl ll". (H'lcHl iil'CIKiv Air Hurllrlni; |illl��llta.  '   I'liic.nls m/Ihmi  Hii'iiiikIi  Miiiiii Jt Co. nict'lvc  special nut-ice, wlIlKiiiiolmree, In llie  Scientific JTmericanv  A linii(l!"i(ii"ly illiiHl.niii'd wei'lily. LiirucKt, olr-  <-iil:il,i"ii of imv Hcloni.llli! Joiinml. 'rrjrnm. M u  vciir: fminiioiilliB, tl.  Sold by all neirndcaloni.  MUNN&Co.361Broadway-New York  Hriincti Olllcu. ��2f> V Bt, Wimblnifioii, I>. 0.  Your at.tention isciilled to tin.'  "Pioneer, Li mi toil" trains of t.lii; "Milwaukee &S1. Paul Railway." "The only  perfect, trains in the world.''    '  You will Iind it desirable to ride on  tliose. trains when g'oing' to any point, in  the! States or Canada. They  connect with all Transcontinental  Trains- and 'all Ticlcet '��� Agents sell  tiekets.'.  For further information, pamphlets,  etc, ask any Ticket Ag'ont. or  R. L. FORD, II. S,  ROW 10,  Pass. Ag-cnt, General Agent,  SPOKANK. 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■■:„.,-  '    :'CIVIL    ENGIMEER  '      '-,-. ■.-'-'■
provincial    Land   Surveyor
•... FORT : STEEKE.' 'B. Cf *
c      _.'.-■       . ,,
HIS ilOXOUK'th*','Lif-u;''ri.:!iu'--<-.;.'-.'Vf'r!:'.'V  in
Council hits r.cci: pi"/;>fii ;«.' :.pi."-.iii  llie
Hon.. P.  CaHTKH. i 'ivrTii.v,■'I'Tc-ii'Ti'-nt .'"':'   ''»■:'
EXecutiV! ,.Council.   *.h'*   lion.   K. ' i
Minister of Fltninet*.. Uavuj 1.'i>-i:i... 'Kkk-.c:
■ the .City of Vicluri.-t.   K-iuirv   Ti i.'li a.nni:-
• UUNT/ of Ui(.* rity   o!     ,i;a*<->'' v-r    K>o a'.-:•.'.
to  iie  (Commissioners''  .oinl-r. '>!'••  ■!'*..'..r>I;■ - in-
. quiries Atit" for tbe.purpu-enjf 'u'.'ii'i h.j.'   :u,"
and i*i'-|iortiii<.'upon iii" "ptjraui.iii   ..■:  :'.,'■     A.--
ses.smeiu' Act..' l''(>;*. '  .wiU:.  r'.-,ut..''! to ;',*■ j'";":-
tical beai'in(,'s on.-h'- iin:i:jT;i.:i  |.*.''|i:ir'-ii.".'H~ ■'*
die Province.   . „
The. said,Commi.sMi'Jin.':'.-".vii: i.old , Oirir' ;u-?-
'.meeting at tlie oilie'col* .MiKi-ter'i.I )-';iiain"-
on Tuesday. ihe-lOti; da; c.-; .iaininrv". l'."-'-V. -ai
10 a.m.. oi u-liicli nil ,i>i:r>oni itiie:-'.-.-,!'.*'! in-.-
hereby to-take, nutici;, and ---ovei-ii iii-iii-el'. .--
.Priviintiixl. Si crflu nf.- <J.i!>''-i
,    Jiitli Jhrinil-i it.i'.ii.i.i.j X .   '   /
:r.iMi-iKj-:. Xii'i'P ■'!•:.        .    •
(Take noi in* tlrat 'io day.-, aficr dan- !
. intend l.c apply tn llu- ,('iii>*f f'(iniini,'.v*
Miuii'-i'.nf 1.and--and \\di-ir^ In .-lit and
carry aivav timlx-r i.>i.i tin- tollinvin,' dc-.
sc.rilicd land'ii in .-null ii'-.'i--;
( :oiillii'*iii*ine ;il ;i pi.-T pinnl'-d I'-n
ch.'i ins w'l'.sl. nf tlie nnrl in-a.-l cnriiitr n!
, I). K. Xi'.wcl!',-. l iiiilx-r limit mi llirn..!-;
Crook", tlicm'i* .lilil ciiiiin-s nortii: i||i-'i<-r
•10 chains ucsl. I "!i.'ii<*..* Ii'.lj'' clia :n- sici h
thi'Ticc Ut I'liain.-- cii.-l in plm'- n! cuiic
Piitcd L'.'trd Hit.,  lillll.   .
O. F: I'ouiiall  '
'   1    :'        '  '■ D.   K".    XCWCII.     \^'elll
..;A iiuhibei; dt'Gi'aiibrool-r people
tools' ;.,advantage; r'oi:ftbe dinq,
sloigiiihg'' to di'ive'ovbr,Stedle
this".'w'eG'ic;.. ■■   .'-";',., '. •'■' .I".-   ".- ■■■ ;.
': A. C-. kelson and,:,:Taines '£Lis-
lop, ..Crapbrook.'.„"wei:e.viu. town
Nor'tlf Star .Lodge.
"Win. Shira, an' old-tiine  pros-.,
p;eCtor and mi tier, wlio haV' been
visiting i'rietids .Tin   Washington,
returned to"Steele Monday.;'>',; ■■'
- 'C. ',H." Diitibar and- J.>"A'.
Mother well.': Cranbrdok,..took ad-
vantage0of the- tine-sleighing-and
•drove-over'to Steele Monday.     ;;
'i^txy-rttfiltf XXxJ'tjj
S liay i iig; ;<M -' H air t .D re ssT n s" .'Par lor
X'i tt: *-T Jyexiti) Sli'aUiconii'Ho!. id'' r.yXyyri:
Xiit''Xt:FOkTXrHrViEikLiEX' iB.tcXyit'y:
tit'X:X'ttt.ttxttXXtvti^itittyit"'-.t x
9   'i" '-.l--'.-,'V:'') ■'.■"..'•'■'''■/.' .('■.'.;':,■'; ■-. ,-:     '■'      ■;'•.'•''■'.■ .,t'-...' ;c
t A. :'.l ■■: GttKZ.';.'-,,.:; ^ > PiippRncroa.:,
TELEPHONE  Mrt  'i-'t'i   Importers of FOREIGN  LIQUORS.
:A-J':'V::Cranbrbok,!,,B:...C.:: '-r'-'-X
, Oeirtera:J ■ Meroh'att"t'. ^ND:
1 -:-;-;;;Liqwqf Dealer^A.y:
''' The regular ;.iriant-lily meeting-
of'Xpi'th Star'Lodgo,. A. if. &i: A ■
M.i was,held on -Tiiesckty. even-' Hall:',  . ■" .'•  >(
T-iii'.: and" Mrs. S, F'. Morley;
Cftuibrbpk. were visiting- tit. t.h<-"
residence,of- \Ir.:<ind Mrs. Clitis
Loveu .Vl6ndav. -.-', '.*    -     '•",'.
ziz  '. Minnfacturpr of all Kinds ol.I-ainiber,   ,.. A large assort-
£r „■:.... -"-.".-ment of ,-5oasoiied Jjuraber .and Sliinsles'alwayS '•':-.'
**-~     ' ...-   .', .'A, ■'■•'■   .•      .'■■ • '-.'-■" *-'A   A    , V"T  v...-':.-'..  .'.■' '•■■   '.-
^;-  . .  -.    '-^ -.;,.■...,-,,: ^ .     '-.;,:.;,. on liaild   . '"■".     ;    ...    ';."".''.."'.„:     ;,,".
s£'rxi'k - "DlAlEisFSION-: '^LUMBER ■'.'"'' Ai \-&^CIAIjTY. "■'■■
/■;! ■.>-i:V,^WE;CANJ:iNfERESTvY6u^N'-r'''
:Fdrt;:<StiffeJe; ;:iuig:ar. v'. Store,
The fame of Soutlieast lvoote,-
iiay, as';,i Jarining disiriet, ii.-is
'i'nvped " c'on.-iidenihle . attention
wlieii pi-o|>ie cui;ik\ all: the' way
from pregoii a.tid WasliingtOn to.
s.i'1'k -fai'ln lands in ll'ii'sTdiSLrioh.'
A party of pletisu're'. se'ijkers,
i-(.insisting ol' Ihe following ladies
and gi.'.nl lt.:nieiL drove over fron*
(,.'i'iiii!jj odk 'and Inul supper ■ ai"
i iie.,. 1.1'I penal Tin'' evening:
S..X." MeK'instry, l\'.. Alan riing.,
A. .1. i'-radley, -A, Ingram, Ia. .
Ingram. I.'. Aiken, .1. Sl.ti pics. J.-
I trcniiicr. . (J ■ ■ l:i. '. I f a,\* word. (.'.
.I'.iniii.-,, Mrs. ' II ' VVIiiti'., Miss
t.'ule, Miss l.niliiaii.- Miss llureli
i-.i oil./ M ilsS l^iim is.'M iss (loi i si lis.
Miss I'(*ri.i*;uis, .Miss Ninn l'v'n-, nis
Miss Lewis and  Miss SImiijis,
Tin* ii(*;*.'l wiiiiimi c mvi'iil i(,iu oi
'tli'.' Assoc.ia 'I'll I'.o'H'd.s ..(if Trade
.of i'.iisicrri I'.ril i*-'li.('ohiiiiliia will
i.i* lii'l'd ; || Ni'ImiIi 'sonic linn* I h is
iDonih or en rl v   in  I'Vl iriia r\-.     ,   •
^1 ccini n ic--.  1 i: i nic i -. spi »i i^ men !
'!'" !"•;'! .."Itei' :;," -i;:i and I' ni" v ■
>■_i-.-:iSi._ ,,i.; ,m i : ii-i., ,i:i;iiv. ].mn' iin'i ''mill
- ty.. a.-t- '. ii--      M-i-.-.rr   t!.-i-lm ' M - ..      Tn I    Sl.a|t
.A ,l*'iiic biiu: of-, '■•■ ■-,'''       !a|.: ■'    y. ,       '::''■■''• -■ '    ."
Cigars, Pipes and Tobaccos J watoihos, iind .ikwklkv
,;.,,..       ,   ,^ .'   !. ENGRAVING and REPAIRING
Billiard Room        «
A line line <»f    XfVlAS ,' GOODS : to arrive soon
''':■.'.'. .   ^----a' ;pERrODICALS   .—   ','..;'
s? ■.Books ■ and ..Stationery     :
. tx'i-ir' "
W.10, havo just   riuioivi.'.il   (.lie.   !;n'''gost.
(•oi.isioiiiiii'.nt.    of',; .pancy ■ (loods
ovor hroufi'lit'diito this (Listricl.. and. wo
-,'Jcan suit tin* niiist. I'aistidions.    Unr liiios
arc (•.oinpioti*. and i* wililiniif  (loiilit L'thc"
' select iii, Isontliciisl. Is'iiiitidiay.
' We have every tiling in life vvay'-'ol'■ •    ' v ■     .• A
Dolls, Books, Toys, A[.eallicr (ioocls.
Pressing Cases, Pictures aiui Toilet
Artic!es.:._'   ■'' - ; ;,. . ■'.'''
, Everything tluttyou 6v the children nitty Avaul,.
When in Town Call in. and See Us..,.
r     ■*■*     -*/if   . iitVt"- ('e • "
i:vti«'\.>& ,. -*p*W No matter what your ideas oi-'ortiievi*:':
''■-M :'XyB?£. pre about: a rillu, some one 'r-'j :.yy j". X'-'
b'nt   Wiiielu::.U*r  n'i«je!q.:';   v.
1 /:;:•
.»>",«   vou.     Wine1, icster Kiilo's   an;   :.i .*;...        >   ' ■■
,'i*'':. ?," - -    -* -      . - ....■
\0pAi    calibers, styles and weights;   an-;!' \/An;;;-   .
'    ;1   xXX''' '%$'}'    evcr niodelyou select, you   can ,'count,  'ca
/'I'^'-'fl   AiV.s being-well, made and   (inished,  rebaiile  :
1    )'tr^'lWhi    in action   tind a strong, accurate  shooter,   f
""     ~*'&i %   i'cfflW\>"- •l-ltlii:   Sunn )'"'•''  '('""'' »'"'  a.ttlrrts   nn   «
^ .  •' |W|S / wiiM F-" ™r''   ''"•."'""    "'•'    rue   il'.ustriih'il    cal.ilnKiu:
f| "■■ 'I'ftiUSI ■"   WI N C H ESTE R   REPEATING   ARMS   C C
'Mtii'-t'^?^^^^i'.f NEW HAVEN. CONN.
— k.    ■'. Tlie/ "Druggists
CFiANBROOK,   B: C.     ■' •"■■". '
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1 T, ROBERTS. Proprietor.
Tresh and Salt  Meats  Always On  Hand.


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