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Array ���   t  U !  R  w  ' i  *  ;..'- i-z :->:<  V-r.iL W-:OSPECTOR 31 l" ISIJLX-r  * appojntko 'i in: on icj \i.  ���*  * ��.���  * ,*���  A* GOVERNMENT   GAZETTE   '*  * f  -Iff l-'or Soiiili L.ist. Kddtciiir..          ����� ��  * +  *       * X'  flr'W���j*   ->+>������> Jr.�����* ^  *  THE   PROSPECTOR   CONTAINS ALL   PUBLIC  NOTICES AND GIVES THE  LATEST TELECRAPHIC  AND LOCAL NEWS.  *  *  Vol. G.  BORT  STBBLB,  13. C, SATURDAY, JANUARY W, 1900.  No 2.  ir*  ���    WONDBRFOX WINDERMERE.  A  Country  of   Wonderful   Possibilities.    A Great Future in Store  For the District.- r  Late advices from . Windor-  . mere are most encouraging.  Numerous locations have been  made, and altogether the district  promises to be a center of great  ruining activity.  The Paradise group is  one of  ' th��i most promising  in   llie  district; ' it Is   located   on   Spring  ���creek; Prom the surface il show;  tsd ore of a ."-hipping  grade,   and  ���WiLs readily bonded for tflOo.OoO  sind   .subsequently    bonded    for  *jr��0,()0(.)  to  ihe   Golden   B.   C.  Syndicate of  London,   England.  Tho present workings show sand  , carbonates   and   galena",    which  will average $o0 to the  ton,   al-  ihough much higher assays have  been made.  ��� It i.s a   remarkable  property, and is being 1borough -  '   ly and systematically* developed  '_ 1 iii.s winter.  The Paystone group on Horse  Thief creek, owiied by Li. 0. Jen-  ���siings, Robert Mokeeman and  Dan Stadlander, i.s being developed this winter. Mr. Jennings  interest'in the property is'pergonal and in no way connected  with the Kansas City -Smelting  A" Refining Co.  The Red Line i.s another prop-  , e.vtv ej-oneou.slv reported  to  be  under bond to, the Fraser & Chalmers syndicate, i.s being developed"   thoroughly,  this '.winter.  Thomas   Slarbird   is   managing  ,* i^iu property.    A rawhide  trail  has 'been' completed "from;; tlie  mine to .Pelevbo'ro, to enable srip:  plies to be brought  in  and  the  ore to be packed out.  ', The Del-,  phine is another property 'which  '����joy's the. distinction ' of .being  1 the first mine in the district from  . -which  ore   has  'been    shipped.  Work'is being continued on  this  property dining-the winter.'- Ore  /or shipment is being  extracted  .and taken.to tl^e.ColumlSia.'river  for shipment in Ihe spring.   '  The coming .season Will' witness great changes. Many more  jnities will be developed to * a  point where shipments can .��be  .confidently relied upon. The  building of the north and  south  a; reek, i.s one of the most promising claims in the district. It is  a silver-lead proposition carrying high values in gold. The  lead is about six feet in width,  and i.s exposed on the surface  for'-a distance of :��000 feet, or two  full claims. Assay returns give  a value to the ore of 51) ounces  in silver, and #^4 in gold, with  a high percentagein lead.       >'  EAST KOOTENAY.  re-  In  Has Other Resources  Than   Mining  East  Kootenay has  othei  sources lhan'that of mining,  the Kootenay valley from the in  ternational boundary, to  (.olden  lies as fine  u  tract   of  farming  land as can be found   in   British  Columbia.     Enough,  in  fact,   if  properly cultivated.��to supply a  large population.    But few mining sections are so well  favored  that the camps can   be  supplied  with homegrown'products.   The  necessity   of  sending  away  for  cere'alSj tubers etc is,, done away  with. There are now many tarms  under high cultivation, and there  limits can be extended.     Water  for irrigating purposes is_abund-  ant.    From what can be learned  the conditions  in  the  Flathead  valley are similar to those in the  Kootenay, and there, wheat sufficient   is, raised  to   supply   two  mills at Kalispel,   and  the  flour  produced in these mills  is  more  than-   sufficient   to   supply   the  home .demand,  and  as  a result  Kalispel Hour may  he  found  in  all parts  of  northern' Montana  and  Idaho,   and   even   iii   Fort  Steele.    With increased population mills  ,will  be  built  in' the  Kootenay valley, and [ Kootenay  brand of  flour ^.willr^be., as - well  knownas Calgary. 'Winnipeg -or,  that of any other section.       '  THE QTTANTB.EIX GROTnK'  Is Being- Developed.   A Good Show-  ___. ing' In Reported.  The Mount Sicker and B. C.  Development Company (Limited)  a Scotch corporation have commenced work on the group of  claims owned by.them and known  as the tyMiantrelJ group, located  in the vicinity of tlie North Star  mines. R. 0. Jennings has  charge of the work. Ho just returned from   the   property,   and  to arepresentathe ol'Tiuo Puos-  i,    *���  I'KCTOK said:  The group consist.-, of the  Quant roll, Utopia. Midget fraction, and Stonewall .Jackson.  The work thi.s winter will be confined to the three  latter' claim.s.  i}  The development, was only commenced a few day's ago but so  fur there is every indication tliat  the property is a good one. The  c��tppingcupon which sinking is  being done i.s principally iron  carrying galena, and. it is improving- all ^f the time. On the  Quantrell considerable work has  has been done in the  past. There is an excellent  showing of galena in  the  work":  '"#=*"��� ' ,' ' ; , ,'  Aside from assessment* work,  the present development, is ,the  first which has been done on the  property.-, The probability is  that thework will be continued  indefinitely .'r \ ' " ,/,  ��� The proximity of'the group to  the NorthsStar mine makes it a  particularly attractive proposition. ,   ���   : -    >->".    -  J. B. LANGLEY RETURNS.,. V.  to secure certain information before proceeding with the debate.  His critics estimate that the unexpected presence of Prentice on  the Government side, and the  absence of Joe Martin. w,ho did  not return from Vancouver until  this evening, were the important  factors in influencing the leader  of the Opposition. Anyhow, the  Government fairly met the challenge, offering him procedure  over all other business, and had  the satisfaction of finding him  unwilling to engage in the test  of strength.  LATEST   telegraphic   news.  St. Petersburg says:���-A  .S|>,*oi.titoTiiKPi<r.s.-Kii..K ��� cent conference of  minis't  NEW BUIL.DING3.  ".railway     will  'lied-  give     an  attract  ad-  still  V  boom    and  '- further attention to the country.  ������" 'It is a section of boundless possibilities, and mining men will  not be slow to take advantage oi  ihe chances which are offered for  in vest-men t.  ii  K*1  ti  t  FY  Among tti�� Mines.  Owing to the recent storm but  little   news   from - the    outside  ���ramps has reached Fort  Steele,  but what   lias   been   received  is  *j��>        most   encouraging.      The   force  oti the Chiekamon Stone is push  ing development and   .shipments  -will commence before long.      At  the Empire  there, is   no   letting  up on the-work planned   by  the  management.  A small number of 'men are  ���employed on the Dupont and Big  ���Chief mines and they are making good headway. The work  ��� at the Golden Five group is be  ing prosecuted with vigor. At  xhe Estella the management are  going ��� on with development,  -which ii]i to date is satisfactory.  From Copper* Creek.  A. W. Jileasdell has just received word from his pjjrtner,  *who is> doing work on the Lake  View group of mines on Copper  .creek, one of the tributaries of  .Skookuiii Chuck, lie says the  !e.a,d i.s eight feet wide. The  .'iinucl i.s following the hanging  wall and copper' is coming in  plentifully. ,' *.:���',"  m  Keystone.  jre'vsto'ne   situated  Mining Notes. ,  i  ��� The' amount of information  contained in the Christmas number of Thk PitosPiscTOit is only  an indication of what this district has to offer in. the way of  mines. It was almost impossible  to go much into tlie' detail of  miueral ..development.- Still .it  ���serves the purpose of letting 'ihe  outside world know the resources of the district. The good  work so auspiceously begun vrill  be carried on during the year.  The Palmer mountain tunnel  iu ihe Okanogan has been driven  2700 feet giving a vertical'depth  of*li'00 feet. Tn running'this  tunnel fifteen veins have been  cut and drifting has commenced  on eight of them. ���  The stock of the Sullivan mine  shows a, slight advance over last  week. The recent discoveries  on the property, which have enhanced its value; should call for  belter prices than'are quoted.  ' It is reported that tho new  strike in the North Star mine is  the most important ever made  in the property. The extent of  the discovery has not been made*  public, although it is said there  is anywhere, from eight to  twenty-five fc-et of ore.    ���  It is persistently said iu speaking of the l^ed Line group, in  the Windermere district, that it  i.s owned by the Fraser & Chalmers syndicate. Fraser**.t Chalmers have nothing to do with  the property, their business be-  in<i- purely that of manufacturing mining machinery. What  has given rise to this report is  the fact is that their New York  agent is interested in Ilio Ked  Line. ,  Will   Develop    Properties.j on -Sand  " ���  ^f   .^Creek. and-Moyie'r '-, #<���'"',  ������ " J. 13. Langley returned on  Wednesday^ from"'a six months  trip in'the East. ^ During, his absence he visited St. " John's,  Montreal and Boston.   (        '   ;  Mr.' Langley, Who 5 is 'largely  interested in the mines of East  Kootenay. in company with-,his  brother, says'if is their intention  to develop their claims at Moyie,-  Sand creek and in tlie,, vicinity of  the Sullivan mines. The claims  on Sand creek are said',to.bo  among the 'best in ' that section  and give promise of being mines.  Which Will Be Erected In' Fort  Steele In Short Time.  The members of the Fort  Steele brass band have decided  to erect-a new building which  will answer the purpose of theatre, practice and dance hall.  The building, will 'be thirty by  'seventy feet. The stage will occupy twenty feet of the hall, the  stage proper being twenty feet  square and eighteen feet high'.  > /Phis' will be well equipped  with scenery and all the accessories of a small' theatre. Fifty  feet of the room will be for  dances, public meetings etc.  The room will be clear for  dances. When completed the  room will be the best of its kind  east of Nelson ��� The construe^  tion of the building -has been  commenced.  Railway Notes.  The bridge . across the St.  Mary's, now under construction  by the North Star Jiranch railway, will be completed in about  two weeks. Steel has been laid  on a portion of the grade, and  it is learned that the trade will  be laid to Kimberley about the  2.")th of Ihe present month.  The first carload   of5 ore  over  o  tlie North Star Branch railway  will be shipped'from the Black  Bear mine.  There will be four liues run  I'or the north and south railway,  and the surveyors will start the  work next week. ���.  Do Not Forget the Hospital.  The ladies who have charge of  the hospital will esteem it a  favor if the monthly subscribers  In tho hospital fund will kindly  leave their amounts with Mr.  El well at the Dominion Express  office. They will also be pleased  il" anyone desiring to take advantage oJ the benefits which subscribers are permitted to enjoy  will also leave their names at the  .-same place.  The members of the 'Kootenay  Club are agitating'the subject of  a new club building to be erecf-  ed/pn Riverside avenue, between  Ml-s. Levett's _and,_,the, office of  J. -A. Harvey., The details have  iiot'.all bee,n. arranged, but.the  probabilities are that it will be  built early in the spring. ��� Plans  for a building-will be submitted  'at the next meeting of the club.  Jti'the meantime the subiect will  be" thoroughly investigated and  the best methods of- raising the  amount required will bo discussed."  There is a strong probability  that the secret orders, of which  there are many members'in Fort  Steele, will jointly build a hall  suitable for their meetings.  While no definite plan has been  formulated the subject, has been  discussed in all its bearings.  Several new cottages will be  built in the early spring.  At a re-  ters  of  Winnipeg. Jan. li'���The war war and marine it was decided  office received this,morning, the <l? concentrate large* force.- on  following dispatch from General ���? f���".^1'* of British India and  ���o ��� , . , /. . ,. , , r ,, Alirhani.-stan. One armv corp-.  Bullerdated Springfield. Jan. 11:  jias uireadv g��,rie,to Baku, where  At   U:-2d   I   occupied   the - south ' it awaits further orders, and an  bank of Tugela river at   Potgie-  other is .-,0011 to follow.     A Rus-  ters Drift this mornina and seiz-'siau u'<*-r->'*il>  ��������>   been  ordered  ertPon\    Tho rver i>   in   flood   I J"   l��i*oc^rl   with   demonstration  to P��'r.->nn '" .r.-i--  Ihe enemy 1- -.::���,.!.-_ y entrench-       Lunuon. Jan.   il,���The-   Quw:i  ed about+.V miles to,the north.     |ha.��.   proclaimed   a    meeting   of  London.���The Daily Mail says:, Parliament for Jan5>:.o.  "Wo. learn   that  an  attack was            strike inoldIbe.  made on Ladysmith   last  Satur-': ���   day. Jan. ti.    British losses were I A Bul1 Rirer Pr��Pertr Which Pr0I11\  , .       ... , .,,' ,      ,,. r, ,    , ,      ises to Become a Big- Producer.  II   officers  killed.    :)1   wounded   ,    \ -.,,.n -    ,-,.       ., i-  , ,. >x .    .       , 1     A .-strike 01 more than ordinary  and over SnO non-commissioned , importance has been made in Tho  officers and men killed and I Old Ab��-claim on'Bull "River. A  wounded.' The Boer losses here J oro��> cut tunni-d of 7.". feet to  are estimated at between LWO'0!11}0'1 'the _ lead is being driven,  and HOM) men.-,.       . '  ^\f lmss,nS trough   the  foot  ...      , ,  '      ,      ^ .,     .,  .,   wall,   ore wa.> encountered pass-  A dispatch to the   Daily  Mail. ;�����, through .six   feet  what  was  NORTH STAR TRAMWAY.  Will   Be  February  Completed    By  First.  While nothing definite can be  learned regarding the recent  strike on the North Star, this  much is reported.' The strike  was made near the old blacksmith shop, about ten days ago.  and that the ore body now being  worked is [."> feet in thickness.  Tho tramway will be  completed and in operation by   the   fir.st  of next month.    The ore bins are  being  built   al   the  end   of   the  tramway about three  fourths  of  a mile above ICimbcrley.     "When j  the railroad   is  completed  ship- i  incuts   can     be   commenced   at  once.     With   Ihe present (level- 11,llli,.f;monts  opinont   of  the    property   ship-j  incuts     will    probably   be   con-,'  tinuoiis. '  St.  on    Maus  Turner Comes off the Perch.  S|iih'i,iI iii 'I'll K I'll, is i'i nun  Victoria. Jan.   H -   Today   wit  nessed a backdown oftheOppoy  il ion in 1 lit- matter of the  resolu  A force oi  several   men   is  at tion asking the legislature to do  work developing the. Paystreak ''dare.' that,  the   Senilin, govern;  mine on Horsethief  creel*:,   near uient had forfeited its confidence. I notice,  Windermere.    Thi.s is one,of tlie  most    promising   properties   in  St.  John's Church of England.  Divine service will be   held  ���lohn's     church     at    i  I Strangers welcome.  I     Sunday   school   at   )1:'\V   p  JAM t In.'children invited.  I'llKHHYTKIIIAK   CIM'h'CII.  i     .In   future, -and   until ' ���fur:  111  ..'JO.  in.  from Pietermaritzburg odated  Jan. S. says: !"Private advices  from Ladysmith dated .Jan:- 2  says rations of bread and meat  are plentiful, and ,the garrison  had not touched the ' "Bully."  beef and'biscuit supplies.. Luxuries are'scarce, but well sup'  plied with milk and provisions  and horses are iu good condition.  The Standard has the following dispatch'dated Monday from  Frere camp: "Our .patrols  searched both Hanks of Boer  position. They found a* large  camp five miles east of Colenso  evidently anticipating a' British  attempt at a turning movement."  Ottawa. Ont.. Jan.. II.��� It is  understood that Lord Strathcon-  ia has made an offer to. raise two  mounted squadrons of -00 'each.'  or 400 men in all. in_ the. Canadian Northwest to :go to South'  Africa. " -  1 r' 1  Several troopersJn..the .western squadron have "been retired  at Regiua and .others have"taken  .their places.  At Bennet 240 men were barricaded /with snow.  A rising.of natives i.s reported  from  Borneo.  Cha's. Hay ward has been elected mayor of Victoria.  The British Parliament' lias  been summoned for January ,10.  Mr. John Houston was elected  mayor of Nelson. H. 0., by eleven  votes.  A .shipment^of ^.">,00U bales of  hay. left New York yesterday  for Cape Town  A Russian army has cbeen ordered to the frontiers of India  and Afghanistan.  A largo passenger steamer is  iu danger ��in St. Mary's Bay.  in Nfld., having run on a reel.  Britain's reply regarding contraband of war has been recoi\ ed  by the United States satisfaclor,  ���ly-  Mr. Odell chairman of the Republican Vote Committee. New  York, has decided that the Mo-  Govern-Dixon light" a fake, and  will have Ihe I-forton law repeiiT-  ed.  Montezuma has been rejected.  This will delay departure of >!���(���  ond Canadian contingent.  I list ructions-given out by the  [railway department reitard the  j cancelling of transportation ar-  as only effecting  troops going by Montezuma.  There is some talk of permit-  ing these troops to go along ns  arranged, and let.ing them wait,  at Halifax. j  A cable was received today by,  pre-  thought to be the hanging wall a  shot disclosec? the fact that thi.s  was poyrrhotito ore. and its,width  has not yet been determined.  The first oro��� encountered was  galena, then copper sulphides,  and then the pyrrhotite. In the  top of the tunnel 'the ore i.s  mixed with considerable wast.j  but the tloor i.s solid pay ore.  , A. T.f. Caldwell, the manasvi-  of the property, says in all of his  mining experience, covering v,  period of Iif fee n0 years, he has  never seen so good a showing  for the amount of work clone. It.  is the intention fo run a Ion:;  tunnel I'urihcr down the mountain,''i'or the more economical  working of the property.  . Since taking over the Old Abe  Mr. Caldwe'll has secured' fivo  other claims 'adjoining giving  him a group of six claims. On.  the Nancy Hanks, there'is a  better showing .than there ever'  was on the Old Abe   - '  .Mr."Caldwell believtfs that,the'  Old Abe group will prove to be'  one of the  best- mines' in  j^ast.  ..Kootenay.  1,      " 'il ,   ,���  Njew Manitoba Ministry.  1>l'uI:i1 to Thk I'Kiisi'KU-riiK.  "Winnipeg. Jan S.f���The hew  government'of Manitoba is as  follows: ;    '���  > Hugh   John  Macdonalc't.  mier and attorney-general.  .1. A. Davidson., treasurer ami'  minister of agriculture.  Dr. McFadden. secretary and  minister of pubh'c work-..  ��� Col'��� 11 Campbell.   .1.   .Johnston.  lnonibprsVifhout portfolios  The C.reenway iroverninentTO-  siirned their offices last Saturday.        _ _*   Senilin Defends the Government.  Suivi:i1 ioTiik I'iiosI'kci rue t  Victoria. Jan. 10.���The debate  on the speech   from   tho   throue  was   continued   this   afternoon.  Premier  Semlin   making  a   tine  speech defending .the   policy  of  the Government.      He  was  followed  by  Joseph  Martin-,    who  spoke for three hours.    He challenged the Government to return  to  the  people, asking that either     a      general     election      be  called    or    lhat    any     minister  resign,    and   as a   test of  public opinion he would contest   his  own constituency     Ho offered to  wager that   not  one  could   save  his deposit.      He   charged   that  the C. P. R. were at the bottom  of the attempt for tho   disallowance of provincial labor laws   by  the Dominion and the   weal*:  acceptance thereof by the government.    The cash   subsidy   given  j to the Columbia it  Western  rail-  ' way,   he   .-��� harmed,   that   il    wa.>  'really a irigantic scheme  ol   the  ,*'    lJ.    li.   tu   li'et   .^.."lOti.dOU.   in  money of the Province, to which  I hey were  not  entitled   to.      No  1 caucus  .1. I\.  Koy. (J. 10 . resident    Dominion Government enirinoer for  divine,   service  lhat region of mineral surprises.  ler  will ,��� be  and that of the coun'fry.   Turner I hold on Sunday   in   the   Presbv-  ... ��� , I     ������ ���    ���'  ���  refused to   proceed   with   if   for, fori an church at   J!   p. mil.   only  the stated reason that he desired ; Sunday school at i' p. ,m.-  British    Columbia,    is   going   to  j Militia    Department   from   Lord . .(i;| V(l  |',.jjj.,||  ('(  |Slratcona   staling   positions   I01 '  'qualified    horso-showim:    blade-  1 smiths,     saddlier  ' wrights could   be  Africa if they cnn be'.secured  in j  time to,go with contingent.'   A|>-!  olicafions.should be made to the | has not yet transpired who   will  Militia .'department. j get the important position vacat-  Chicngo.,   'Us- -A   cable   frour ed by Jli'j Roy's promotion.  1 ve lintisli I'oliinibia lor Ot-  'tawa soon to occupy a position  ' in Ihe head office ol   tho   Depart-  :,n<!     wll,,(,|\ ,,{ o|  Public Works at Ottawa.  1:1(1   inl Soulll'.say.'s the Vancouver  World:   and  will .reside there  in   future.      It,  i  N,  'K..  .A-j-a^vg-t  j^x^^yMi- THE; PROSPECTOR,  FORT STEELE,  B.C.. JANUARY i;;,;19QrL:  ���W "';:i  &  S-S^SS^ilSSS  S^s-T'^^^'^^l-5 .sssSSli^SSS^  i. it -i  ��� "������/���  : Slielt aiid - ilea w :^;Har(i^a^  .������'���'  .,.''. ,..���.'���'.'���'���. ���''.'. '���'''��� .������������'::. "���,.''.���''������'', ': ".'.'   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T;-  ^P, Mf'C No:.'BiiDft'l afe'bnt'.ini-Cli'iis. fl, Wolf,Free;  H��iiier;s; Certific-iite.'No^&saitf,. ln'tendi;: si xty  iBiysfrom'Uirj'cliite' hereof., to.'r.iily.to.theMin-;  '��� iHiiKelioi'Uer.fo.^CertlUeiitps Qf.Improvciaeius  "��� Hor th(i,puriiose of obtiuniiiii':i; ^'''"'^.P^^li of;  '.:,;'.%li^Hbovc'cia}ms.'\^  .I V. An ii furl liei- ta);(),iiotice. U1111 ;aeUoii uniler,  '"��� 'igcctloiv -.7 rmist.tH'^oiriinoiitetl 'bolorii'lln:. issu-^;  iinc^oiMietfeertii.c.^  '������������ '. .'liiitciil lliis^-ith (Inly of'.N6v<!iiil)i''r.;IW|ll.- ������;���:-,   *:  ������."i'./^iii ���'.''���'������'^':v.a.i:':;..,;riros;';r;'.iM^viT'iM.K,';'Ai.M.'iii'.'' j  ..Iff! ���  *;$  ���*���'  ���vl,i  ���''"-  V-  �����r'!'  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' v  ��� ���"���''l'nUe.mukt: iliaf I,: Wiiltei; ViiiiArsdalen  ':'ir-rco'":Mlncr's Cortlilc-Xti' No. li !��!:>. inteii.l.  .vixty.laysYroni Uie.late hereof, lo aiiply to the  "���'Mlii'lni,' l.ei'oriler for a Ceriilicale, of .liiiiirpve-  jueiils,  foiv l.lie;liiii'liose or olhitiiilii!? aCi-owir  ���Oraiil. of tin.'ahove claliu.,       ..,   ���'..;. '..',',  *���'    And furilier tii,l.-(.--iiolie(' .that action: under  section :!T: iimsi he e(iiniiienq.ed liefoi-e tlie^ls.su-  (incc'or such CerUilca.te^oi:.Hiipi'pveii)eiils.1 ��� ������";,.-���  U'H-W  "'      :   WAI.TKK VANAKSDAI.IO.V. ,-:.���  Dated tills' '.liltli.ila.v til' bclolier... IWIU., ���;>    ,.="���'.!  aiij",. adilrc^^lfor"  for .{"lnbiithS. ;;.!k':  i^CTiiiiiPMio  ; [Stirring v,  ryWar.^imes.;;';.-';^^  .:^iZ,::;;:,;i'!cY(5u/aii.:WanLl^iellate/t:.uid  'V;'{iwar liie*A-/?-;��You^'wiil'iinri; it^iti':Tht-  .: [ WLn��ipeg;;^ribiih;��>.,: ��� jSiJei-ial.';.iii-riuig*e-  .'���moiiiH.* fil  the'Weekly Tribune  ':: ^'.I^.TlicI:  ���'������ Kegistcreil.tie' lStlx day of ;.I.uly, A.iiX, l*-SiH,:,v;  HEKEBY'CEKTiFV-.Uiiit i.'hiiye this'day  ���; reixistered the '"Cjein Silyer-Leiid Miiiinu  and Snieitin*,'Coiniiany" as ariExtra-J'rpN.inc-iiil  .Cofip'any'uriderthe'Cpnipaiii'es'ActileW  carry outiqi-"pffecl.iilloi-a.ny of tliebbjectshere-'  iriafte,r set fortli' to which tiieleirislitt'ive'aiiihoi--  itv of ihe<r.eeis'ia'iu're of ilriti.sli Columbia,;ex^���  ��� ���*,- ,������ ���":;;,- ..������������.    .'.���- ...'..��� .j.-,..,.--..;-- u *i; .���.���.��� ���>-;.:,,;;; ,,:-',''..'.*.'  &Tute....;.j:\._s..-..-.)y;,\?.'!i^y^  ,.'l\3'h:e!hbV.'clo'Wce:df.ttte'C9^  j the.'Cit:Kpf...l-3p^^  ; ..The amouiivjifpthe;c;ipiiarvoriahe-Compiin.v  ���..,..,        ���.-������1.l.iv->7S\oi)lV/'';fflvidod'-i'��        . '^'vi^n'.ta^^pa:^  fai-iiiursVfriciHl^ir. pajres.llS  columiis^^  Of rbji<liii^ii.attrir[eacli"issue^is:m  Land   Burcliase.'  ;fi-pin uijjw'to .l.iiiii*ary; 1., 19(11::for::';g������^:~.  ^niy^rie;5polla|rJ  :-VV.;'.'l,r,f��.-oiitiu^  |(>f;.lh<:,.'\vo*ilc.';ji^: ':���:���,',. ^;;';c 'v^iQ ^l.t"^^i(;:,::<:r  ;-;���-*���-. T\io/;<frl(icai#.jroncral.;:��*ections;wfoil  Maii it olia ari;' at h im(1 i;;:, Tlic ,; Dbpinioir  cleelions^muyl liot;'Jio,;.yer^*far;a\vay:  Dpii !t bttViTiisled with .garbled ;;]>(i;]iU(iatc  ���')'-;epoi'-ti<.';.VStiW:Hba  wli ieli^publisherf th(iv;aiftii!i,K facts antli  allows i.liW. people |. to;: jiid^v ;��� for tlieiii-  sclve-<.> A'litli'ess all 'orders''to '���-���<������_��������� ;:",:.;...  Tlie .Tribune PublishmgcCo.^';;;:������.;;  ' : -��� ���';;;.: ;;;':!,(>; '���.;;;':, Winnipeg;.. '���  V'^  .,;,;;;    :' .;, NOTICEi'.. ..; ,.:'/���'}<:/':y:r,[:;  "..   N'otict; is liereiiy '���rlyeii' that an",application .  will; lie made  to the'; r.ei.'i*ilati\'e.A.sseiiihly.of  .ilic-'froviiiceornritish'. '.Columbia  at its: next  st;sston for an .Act  to iiieorpofiiie a  Coinpaiiy  with power to construct, equip, .maintain  and  operate telephone .and telegraph; lines within  aiid throuj-'liout ihe'l'rovince of British 'Column  bin. uiui to construct, erect:aiid,;maintaiii such,  and so many,poles and,other works aiid'deviees  as'the Couipany deem; necessary, for liiaUin*.'.;  rjompletinii. supportinsit ii'isiuif, wprUini;. operal-  .lii'jf and iuauitainiiij.' the system of cpmiriunieii-  ��� it timber on  a .' tion  ''.v" telephone and tele'irraph. and to'open  '  i or ...break  .'.Vp   any   part   or parts of;, the.'said  I hifKwiiys or streets as often 'its the said Coni  pn ny  of j, Proper and for tin; purposeof the 'uiu'lertii'lciii;  to tjtii-cliase: acipiire or lease, andhold and  ���V:,';.;"\ ���: ������ .V ";���;.    : SiOTICE; "���'���     \.     ";���.-:'; ...  '���;'��� 1 iiei-uby.'i'ivtMioiiee that ,1 111rty', days, after.  datei ii.itend to make, application   to the Chief  .Coiiiinissionoi^pfT-i-nil's and  WorUs. Victoria, i  B. & for a special license  tr  cortain piece of, l^Mi-l'leievibed as.^oUows   an.^.^^^^^ or  ,situated;.in,.Kast -Kootenay, Province o   11. ^--.i^,^. u,.;,^0Mls ,; om<yerS; ,ilv . voi.UmeM   tl,inl.  BeifiniiintMiia post jilantecl on the west lianl, of -  .Elli, Kiver ;Hliout. a  mile and  ,..���.........���....; U) mlnh.l^.. ���<.,,,,.,.<; OI. i��lse. and hold and sell.  mouth  of'Coal  cr.x!*. thpnee,..wesc;(-lU)  .oiiy., .^ ilisp()s;, ���f hiu(U   b,,il<lhl:,s 0rviei,emeni.s  chains: chem-...no��l. ,(.10).forty chains: t iM.ce ; ,      jju ^   -^      [i(m^:M :;uil|  ,��� 'vuvch.^  west''.(Id).forty chains:   then.".- north��� U!��'i one    Hundred chains:, liience Vkist   (f-m  eiiains  more  'or less to west/hanl; of   Elk   nvr:r:   thence  ;ol-  lowiiu.- west, lia'ultof Elk  i-iy.-i- In  a -.'Uthi'i-iy  direction to. place' of Oeu-lnniii!-' in all   Hmhii oil.  lliotisaiid acres'uiore'"'h'-s.   '���  ".������;������ .';   ;, '' .    .-A. .M..'-.|.)(.i'C'iAI.'l.. ,   -  "   ;;|)!V*i.'(l'llll.*;'!llltli.S*"Vr'-lIJ,li(;-.l-   M* ' ' , , ^-^     ������'  '.',''..        ' '  NOTICE.  '     ��� 'I'u'Ue npt.itii' that 1. Ellei'i  .jiloilth alu.'i tlat  ���chaseth  nay v!/.  |-t>mini.'iirliiir. al a -post, ;,laaT.  north'west corii'-r..of 'li'-ori.-" I'.c.l;  einplion: tlience'north -'ii r.iaiu.v:  -.'(I chains: th'eiic;.- scut!) -0 ,-!!:i;i!.v  id chains t.o the pluv.'.,..f it.-L-inriiiiL-  r'ate'liat Fort Steele 'H- '���'��� :hi-  Oecember. issm. ��� '  iniih i.nten',1. ,,::���  lo inn Me application  io  pur-  follouKi-i iaiid' .li: S.'.iitli Y'.asrK'"o',e-  o .    ���    .,  T.eli    r.rAV .  tile  ���hl'll'-i.',.   ��'"' --  I (tr le;is(j_. frjr nny terni of .years, anytelephojieor  ���telegraph line estnhlishedor'to be established  I in lirkish Coliiiiihia coiFnectet'l.. or to bo con-  i uected;,,with ihe Jim* whicli the Company niay  . coiisti-'.K't. and lo apialL-aniate with or le'iise its:  '.���liiiO'i'ir lilies, 'or"any portion or portldiis.l.hereof.  to any company possess!u;.-, as  proprietor, any IA4-  ! line' of t,'iephotie,or tele'.'raph communication;  __  ;. t-otinectin-.-. or ' to,,.be  connected, with . the sairl ;���.'  ; l(V*iiipan,'.:s   line or.iiiies, iunl t.i bprr..iw iiioney J.'   '  : tor th.t: purposes of. ihe ('ompnny, and to pledire j  lor iiiortt-ai-'e any of the Company's  assets  fori,  that puipo-'-. and ���'" f'-ceive bonuses, or privll- t  : ei-es froiir any   per^oii  or body  c(irpornte. and |  i vi-itli   all .oilier, usual,   necessary  or. incidental  ' ri^ht--. poivers. or pri^'ileu-es. as ni.'ty lit* ut.'ces-  ������ -lirS'������iriii.'itteir.iil to the attainment of the abov'o I  ; o'ljeets or any of tlieiu. ' .   ' ' j  . "|):i:ed ;',his' 'I'.'ili dny ������' iJeL-i.-'ti'ilier. 1-S00 ���' '     'l  "''  '��������� .',..;' :i. u. hko'wn*. I  I-; Solicitor lor Hie.Applicanu  i'lon^miner.fnoi.empowereu tpjiss.ue.and:,trail's-;  'sibcl��)?:.'aiid;;: whose l'addre*��isyis,!;Suinyaii;;.Ilill  .aforesaid.is; the Httoriic-y. fbr.tlje Opmpan'y.'g,;:,:  ',; :'.;'The,:i.im;e:o(the e^stence;:pf;.lhfj. Cpmpatiy.  ,is-)1fty.:.years.-;ry;^'?''''f';'^;'Js^  :^ ���;\'rhe:objects;i.fpr;'.whicIi;; Vhis'.:iGo��npan.y;.h'ii.s;,  ';i)een c*uaulisiiwl.;Hre^  ;^r;-T6:iTOrkt'ppi!rate^;biiy^^  iiciitiire, prpcuj-C!^ holdlaud neulliiiiiines, inetals  and mineral -claims of.evei-y kind and descrip-:  tion; within1tlie United Siutcs;of America'aria'  in the Province of, B'i-Itish'!Vc6iu'mbia:;-tol;,ciirrj'  on | iind: conduct :!i' general   miniiiK. .'sineltirii,'.:  :mlliini-'!and reduction .business: to'procure, ac-  ac.itiire, hold, erect arid  operate electric and'  ;power pliints/'foi- the, purpose of. miiiiiii,' and  treatini; orbs: arid foi- the purpose of furiiishinir  lights,.ami.orcaiiii*.' power: id.bond. buy. lease:  locate and holdditelles. Humesand waiei-'i'iKlits;  to construct.' lease, buy. sell; build.and,operate  railroads.,reri-iesi tramways and other'means iif  traiispoi'tatioii   for  u-anspbi-llni;' .ores.-ininiii'.'  and other;material:   to own. '.l)oiuii"Uu'y'.' .sell,  ^lease^and locale tiriibei-,and:   timber claims':  to purcha'ie or otherwise acquire arid 'undertake  all or any part .of the business, property and  (jbod^will and liabilities of any company., cor^  poration.'pa'rinership or:persohcarryini,'on!iny  business which this'Company is authorized to  carry on. oi- which is iii'any respeei.siinilitr to  'the objects of this COiiipany. oi-i which"1 is callable of 'beini.' conducted  so; 'is directly or indirectly to benelic this Coiiipriny.' or possessed  oi' property deemed suitable for tho'piirppsos.of  this:Company:  to subscribe,for. purchase.'.or  .otherwise ac(|ui,re:and'hold share^'iii any other  "company li'avlrii?'objects altogether, or. in; part  similar to those cf this. Company.,:oiv,carrying  oiiany business capable of.beiiij,r,conductedVsp  as to directly; or iiidireetl.vv benelit this 'Couir  pally: to borrow,.raise oi- secure  tlie" pay.-lieut  of money in such inaiiner'as the Company shall  see lit/' ' '-.' .'��� .';,; ,c'  ' .. Given under my luind and seal of olllce at  Victoria. I'Vovince of ltritish Columbia.-" Hits  ISih day of .Tuly. biie'tliiiusand eiL'lit hundred  and nineiy-iiine. .    '  ..;;ji..s.]"    '���'������'��� \ s: y.'woo'rrb.N.   ' '��� .-  Ih't/islrit'r i'if:fnii)J, Slock Qim)i(i)u\s.,  CANADA'S    NATIONAL    HIGHWAY  ;^ii.orioa/s GreaKTra^  : ;ftfeiyct*it}ie.()nly^direot, servicetfrtiiii; ���;���;  .GEARY  6l  DOYLE.  Livenj, Feed & Sale Stable.  .     ���    Kort: Stock; 1 {.('.'���'���'   all  NOTICE.  ���JK-Lhat. i. K. '.',. S  FOR SALE.  Talo.  'month aft'-r dale, to ii.ake  chase the i-olloWxi!.' land in  ���nay viz.  ��� (.'duinieiicino .it   a ' p��'^  'ChailiW w.-sl of llie soiith.va  J'ickerilio's   pre-elni'lion.  chains; 'thence en-!  irielin;:  ir.i-.li. intend.  An  app-1'.catioii   to  pur-! miili,,^ cji.art/..  ���south Ha.st  K'ttof.- '  ,u!   :;o  \!ii.-t.|oa]iiat(ii-   fur   wor.k.in._  Savins o.v'r'o- i)U por colli.  Of ffold.. AV.tio-hl, with |ioW(.-r ^.S.OOO.lli.s: j  M:t..l*- in sue-limis for rackiiij;' to niiiiiii- !  1   lioo'iiltu-   Daily  Suio't-   incoi.*-  fi-ains al, I'Virl.'Steolt.'. .1 nrit.-l.ioii.  .'S'A.UI)LK:*v' I'At'K HOUSKS:  ruo i - .    . -     ,��� ��� ���    ��� ���   '.  'I i i:amin<; or- all kinds a .si>i:ciai.'I"v.  t^'- : ti'iiir 'olahi'i.-  ('ail   Tie  sioii..  ir:i!ii -tioai'   till,'   SI.  NOT CHEAPER  t-hallls  l.liene  .lie'-iiiiiiii'.r..  Hal., ,1 al.'l'"  Jleceniber.   I>''.''.'.  ..\(,'l'(lt'.\  [ < '11(1  (if l.-lio  is (li'.sii'cii.  -leele.   li.. I '.".tilt  1   11,--"'  111(1   |'l'  llllcl-..'  ,.ni|it.  ��� phu-.-.tf j  i i J > It. the  ���tl l'-lll(-lll  ���Uij-'-ip:   Mir  i'"or I ':ii-:.i(.:iil;irt apply lo  .1. A. Jl A 11 v'luN', Fori. SK  ���Ic I'J.C  ���lit'':.'li WATT.  M. I��.  Til!,': Jim.  '-.'Ml.   *.i XI,','  ( oforiiJ-...  I'-.-ll   Si.'el  NOTICE.  ,."��� that 1.1' \V l.i 1 in in   I'ercy   Henry,  ��� i.,,'.������- Ir-.to Uii'i .late "io apply   to  oner ,.|   l.ittum tinii  ..voi-iis.'t.o' i'iim'-,  l. i iiouj, I   Kooienav HKu'iet.  WILLIAM -l-KI.'CV   llli.N'IVV.  It. ���!'-.. I)'..'. ::!',. IH'i'.        '   l-li  CALGARY FLDUR  110 for 10 cents 2?r,.���W,i S.'^  .,r it,,'���1,,'Ki i in"��i�� i.'niiiitiiitin. .'i.tiiiiii'iiii: tho  " i:t,,. Viiiiki", itlsii. itii.il iiul,.it iibii'iiH, iiiitii in  ��� <*.., t.ti.l vers,...,* tvt'll iik litiKiiiniiiH t.,n,,j���,flltlm|.|  . evrykliiil .tiiili'liiii'ii.'l.'r.   K.i|l. i���.,iI|b,I.| f,,r l(w.  Jutitisturi& Wc/ric'���.//<.', 71 Yon<jci>t.Tvivnto,  i-y:;':���;;'^ ;To'allPoints;.,/'-jg;^"S.'  First Class Sleepers      ^;\     ���  ,'TOUJiIS'l.l��� CAR.S,ij)iiss' Meciioirie  Hat,  . Daily'for St'/ Paulv; Sundays";.ah<i  e. WacliiOHclays for Toronto'.    Friday-i  ���I: '"���.'���for Alontreal and;.Boston. ������ ���'    ;.:'...'  WestboundDaily TrtiinEastbou'ii'd  g.OTleavtJs; Fort, Stce)e?lot leaves l-il 17,  "8;'4-i 'r:.'.-i;.,';;, '���-' ,Or:uil-iroolc';';'   ������\'.  '- 12.-4o  .ii'.Cbn.n'ecte';Ti".l;\y.eeW  cleod for G;iil.y:ary iind Edi'n'onton  and  Daily ai, .Medicine Hat for  ali ])<5i nis ;;EaST;! ; ���;; ; : "   ;;V '  '0(J(jiinool,s. Daily at. Ivootonay .Landiiij''  for.a|I points in VVost'.Koot.'onuy; Slooaii  itiid liiiiiiuiai-y pisvtri(-ls. a,ii(i I'oi I 'tu-ilic.  (.'oust, and' Main li tit; Points   via ' l.loyid-  siokc.     ;���":. ''���(���   "' g;"���;."':��� ,-. '   ':        ���;.  Tlirono'li  ���Ticlvcl-.s -Issued; and  Bago-'agi* C'lieclced t,o ,D,e.siinalion:  CHEAP RATES to Hie OLD COUNTRY  For   rates  iind    full ..information   address noari'.stiocal ao'ont. or  .1. W.^iVaXF, '.,.'   F;M. AIKDHUPST  Aot.Fort Stoi'lit..let.    Aut. ('ranbi'iioK-.'  W. F.'.AN'l".KMS()S" ,. .'. K.-.I..(.'OV'LK .'  T.P.A.: Nolsoti.  .V.(l. I '.'A.. Vaiicoin-br.  General Blacksmith;  The; Leadvilleot East; Kbdtenau  ���  '��?:  ;!;froni tlie:Sui.i3y%r&miiie;;-v  ;:!y^S*;;5:;':^^^'^Si^^��;;^  rVIin ing ;P*AV or k ;l^a^|Speciaity:;  MOYIE CITY, EAST KOOTENAY. B.C.  Nearly*-20(1;;niinorai/Vidaiiris- iufrduiiai.;  ^f'-KIM^EREEYiantf^  '���'A A- : "^'rfP'foivsupiilies;;; '��'':;*':--' ���.���:���.'::'���.,.  ; The abpye'Hoiel lias been rrer  ceiiitjly .erected, , and neatly fui--  liishecl' throtigliont.:  ���:;������" ���'���-';..-' ���������:���;-.��'  , ��� Cosy and Comfortable Rooms ! J  Tho;' l3ar; siijyplieci    with;   tho;';������:Bl^ST  ;������;, brjuids of Ciqifors iind'Cig'ars. ������'.*������  HEADQUARTERS-FOR FINING: MEN.'  ::v;;j,:;^:;G^,A'iVRNOLp-';;;;";,;;;  ���        ���   :������. '���',,;;   v ;���;;���,:';.,'   ..~- '������. ^-. ''^ '���  '���Malves.i;egiilar trips froiu Fort  S.t.eele.'.Tiiiict,ion to.Fort Steele::���'���������'  FREIGHT OR'EXPRESS  ..Delivered 'on   dity   of. iir rival.  Leave orders w.ilh   .  '; ;��������� :":;;V   :/ '���:'.' ������M-'A: I3EALE.  ;;,Tie,.terminus'of the North Stiar  Raiiway^^Braiich".;,*;/';^ A-- ^y^Ag  c   KI'MBI-UiLEY is not  a/ boom .towixi'V.  for siiri-oiiudedbytlie LAKGFST SiL--  V KR-LK AD. J ON ES MST THE- WGiliLI>:?  iti  liiust   n eoossari ly   become . :<t" la rye- ���'  \:ity';,,l;','j'.' ';'��� [r\gY-:r.-'..';':'^:;: ''..���"C  /;':;<''  For';;a; safe: and; .profitable ' invest--;  ;,. ment buy-lots-in KimberleVv ^ !  BOX 835  FORT STEELE  CHAS. ESTMERE  Lg'��: V:": ^.''^ ���: ��� :.:i'cV!: '^:? .SOI^^CjiBnt^-;,'  .;';'��� Post Oltice;Address, Kimberiey?;;  via Cranbroblc, B.'v G.    :; j v;..���.���.-���;   ;��� '���'���':.'; :���;  Fort   Steele  GRASStCK    &   DEMPSEY.  CONTRACTORS  ���."'.' "' '. '.' ".���"' A:NI);; ;     ,���  :'  BUIBDBRS.  Fort   Steele   13. G  ANDREW  GONTRflGTOR    'an'h  NKIPIG  BUILDER  HOt'SJi A.S'1.1 SIGN' l'AlN'1'l..Vi::.  ''i",Ar.(.-|.\I.IJSrTN,C. iind I'Al'KK IIANOIXU  ,'.'.���'' FORT STEELE;   B.'.G.'  $3��?" '. All*; work  proni]itly done.  Shaving ??'Hair" Dressing Parlor  , Xt'xt hi Orli'iuiil Ho:.'I  .���������','?���'���'    FORT    STEELE,  li.'C  All kinds of hair, work  ; a, .specialty.'  j." V, .     .      ..      ;���"    ,;'     ;       ^ .'/;  -   Proprielor  A. J.'GREZ,.  ,H.. ALIEV. Proprietor.;,' . ",^.  ki\'e'rsid.e-, AVcmic,, 'Op--:  positc Post Oi'licc.   ���       '  BAKER^ _.;���:������'.  MRS. UNDERHILL,      Proprietor.,  '   .. ' v-i ���    ��� '.   -  KEEPS    CONSTANTLY   OK    KAKLI  frVo'sif."Broad' and Gitlccs  l-'rcsli Priiits r.wry day ���  Freslr Vc.ii-ota.lilii.s ' :'  |!   ., .       .Fri'sii   l.'Cg'^s  Eros li A'liJIc a.nd .iiut.to.u-..' TiiE  l'UOSI'ECT- ���!!  ���\>r  -TEE!  V.  . y i'  I  >?>  II  ���  !?�� ^rtf^p^jdtf'r*  dA'JVKDAY. .1 \M".\i;v   ]���";. l'.'l>".  Use? of Elect! icity.  From lime lo lime .-..lys   KJ.'c-  Iricit.y,  .-.lurlliny and   wonderful  electrical   devices   arc   brou<rht  out,   prob.ibJy   the   latest   bomj<  ii.ii   arrangiii'iiont    foi"   automatically foediii"- a  horse,   invented  by   an   enterprising   j-e.-tident' of  Yonn��stown. O.     Tlie  urran<ie-  nionl, accordin<r lo reports,   consists of an alarm clock'  connected by wire  to   a   hopper  in   the  S-iorse's manner. The alarm clock-  is set at  any -desired  hour,   the  hopper tilled with   oats,   and   ul  Ihe   appointed 'time  tho  alarm  clocJj. by means of'an   electrical  jtpparatns connected with it,  releases the oats in the hopper and  out rolls the break-fast under the  astonished horse's nose.  'evt'liijni'  'mile   >r ,i,  ���nl ..  HUM,  i cipiipinent nf  ' u ' ical planl.  i'-.  ,',  His Regiment.  iMan eu'tertaiinneiil in Edin-,  ,tHM"irli. just as the Boor war  orolce out. the audience stopped  1-he performance to , sins;' the  ..National Anthem. So far ,lhis  was all-ri^ht but more followed.  A few hot-headed spirits caught  sight of a uniform, and the'wearer, despite his prote.-*is. was carried upon their shoulder.-, around  Tlie Duncr- Was Si-rpr.-ud.  A iiocd  -.lory   is   Wild   of   Sir  I Waller Scolt.      It s ].-. 11��� e11 lie  was far   from   being  a   brillianl  .-.cljolav.   and   at  school   lie /was  usually al the foot of   the  class.  After he became famous he  one  day dropped into the old   school  to pay a visit to Ihe scene of his  former woes.    The teacher  was  anxious to makca good  impression on the-writer, and  put  the  pupils through  their   lessons  so  as to _sliow���--tlieni"to=fcheir  best'  advantage.    After a while Scott  said:    "But which is the dunce?  Show him to me "    The teacher  called   up  a  poor   fellow,    who  looked the picture of woe  as   he  bashfully came towards the  distinguished visitor.   '"Are you Ihe  dunce"   asked   Scott?"      "Yes,  Sir,'' said  Ihe boy.    ������Well,   my  good follow, here is a crown for  you for keeping my place warm."  ilK'tii -*��� ��� ��� (���: ii !_ i .ri'ia ' '���>��� Co  i J j j wi'boi: I -pa ' 'in:.' on-' 'nlh---  wiih blood, or 'i*iv'!i:i oio- 11 ��� ij  cut with a duin duiu. ordam imiiii  bullet, a.-s niiirht be Ihe cn-,eif wo  were on ihe firing line in blood-  soaked Africa. New Denver  Led ��('*.  wjn anjiuiM m  Canada.  5>  Spent Several Years in Canada.  Major-General       Oeorae       A  French. G. M. (.J., whose victory  at   Colesburu-   has  cheered   the  British    people,    spent   several  years in Canada., principally   in  the  mounted   police.      He   was  born   in   Kosscominon,   Ireland,  1N41, and was eductated  at  the  Royal   Military  College.   Sandhurst,   and  the  Royal   Military  Academy, Woolwich.    He joined  the Royal Artillery in   l��W.),  and  became   adjutant    at    Kingston,  Ontario,   in   lSlii',   remaining   iu  that  position   until   HIK5.      He  qualified a* a first-class gunnery  instructor in IM57.     He  was  inspector   of  artillery   in   Canada  with    rank    as    Liefit. -Colonel,  from 1S70-I87S. ,   From   IS?:;  to  1^70  he  was   commissioner   of  ii  \h  A Titled -Reporter. ,  W.' K.' Hearst, of the New  York Journal, has the young j mounted police in tlie. Northwest.  Duke of Manchester on'his edi-1 In ISWi he was sent to Queens-  torial staff, and considers him a | land as cominaiHlantof the forces  great card, this bei'iise the first I until ls.M. He commanded the  time that one of the Drili.sh no-! Royal Artillery al Dover. 1S.I1-  bility has* worked ��� on a NewjW-: chief Instructor of the  York paper. ��� The duke says, School of Gunnery. Shoebury-  , \     ' ,'lhat his tenants are'so pooi: that J ness,   lSIL'-iMKi: and  color  staff-  regained      '���f-'1'1"1'he does not want'to pinch"  1 hem ' and '.Brigadier-General  , RoyaJ  firma'.someone'a.sked him for the , for renl, b���t in.efei.s to, work  for  name of his  regiment,   his   uni-j^ livhiei wh11o at tIu. saine  time  form not being familiar. , ' he is preparing"  himself for  his  ���������Regi'i'oiit!" was the suprised  1)Jaco  H1  t]ie "HouS(;   of   Loi.ds.  reply.,   ,'-Man,'  Tarn   the   door-, wh1d^ h(j intends  i  Shopping with us  whether three thousand  piiles a ii'ay or three  'blocks off is equally satisfactory. '  ���  We carry the largest and  choicest stock of Watches,  Jewelry, Silverware and  Diamonds in Canada, and  our handsome Catalogue  places it at your very door.,  We can do   for you,.  what we/have for years  been doing for others all  over " Greater Canada." ���  You  run  no  risk.    We'  prepay carriage charges,  and  cheerfully   refund  money in full if you are  not satisfied.  Ryrie Bros.,  MS. 120., 122, 124 Yonge Streot.  TORONTO.  Send tor Catalogue.  Established 1854.  :��       CUitE ALL YOUR  PAINS WSTH       &  the building.  When     he  m  ���*,  ���**  I  ���,'���5  ain-Kil!&  keeper.    What's garni wrung wi"  yea-r ���_- __"'      "' r  Com Products in Europe.    ��  iSome !.") years ago. an .'A'meri-  rcau statesman, returning from <\.  trip to Europe, said   that   if  the  nations of the old world could roil! ize the value of Indian corn, ,as  human food that product  would  i** bo -selling a ten  cent's  a  pound  instead oi'"thirty or forty-cents a  bushel.     The Washington  gov-  ��� tjrnuioiil some -years afterwards  - ii'iidertook^he, task ,to -educate*,  the people of Europe to���eat corn  meal, and with  success.'.    Since  'i hen Ihe exports of corn "to   Europe have increased by leaps and  bounds. .-' In  iS8*-i the exports of  t T . '  corn   amounted   to   little  .more  "t than 27).000,000 bushels.'" During  '���'tlie'eleven months  of'" the  past'  ���s. ' *       J *        i ( v A  year'ending with November, the  exports of corn amounted,! o;morc  than  185.000,000   bushels.     The  r c  value of the exports of corn dur-  to  occupy  as  soon  as  his   newspaper   experience gives him preparation..  Methuen All Kig-ht.  '"Paul" Methuen is' a man of  great personal energy and physical strength. He was , famous  in his day for his skill 'with the  gloves, a taste inherited from  his father1, for the first lord had  lew-equals as a boxer. Paul once  put his powers to good use in  the'deleiice of a lady   whom   he  Artillery. Bombay. lS.>4-.)0. He  was decorated for service in Canada, and especially with reference to an expedition'from Red  River to Rocky Mountains.,. in  command of the mounted police  in 1874. In lrifir? he was promoted Colonel for di.stinguished,ser-  vice in the field. In 1890 he assumed command of 1he forces in  New South Wales/'  ,  y>  ��� %  ing,',the eleven months of that"  year- was 874,7-12, ['27, which exceeds by sL'2.000.000 the value of  the corn exports in any other  year; except 1898. These figures  indicate that corn is king among  Lite cereal ..crops, nol only be  cause of* the great home consumption, but because of the export. _ _. '   Mining: Failures  A  great  many   failures   made  in mining are due  to  the   inexperience  of   the   managers.      A  thoroughly trained businessman  who has  had ,no  experience  in  mining    or     ihotnllurgy     could  .scarcely be expected   to  outline  J.licj   plant,   mechanical   methods  and operation ,of a' large   mining  .concern/yet there are those who  .essay such  tasks., ^is  many   I'ail-  mres   attest.      Where companies  .or individualsare seeking mining  investment: it will pay them well  not Only to employ a man  to   report on the property, but to  en-  .gage   a  competent  engineer  of  known experience to arrange the  mining and   milling plant:   and,  when built, to place each department of the concern in charge of  an   experienced  specialist,   who  iij B     has achieved success elsewhere.  Thi.s will insure the best results:  fi,nd.   having  done  this,    it   the  (j    venture   prove   unprofitable,   if  k   will be known that it  cannot   be  1   made profitable by-others.'" When  I'  this   policy   is .pursued-  failure  I   rarely results.    One had as well  |   .select a .successful   merchant  to  .      |''.design aiiid   erect  a   suspension  |JJ'g>.   \ bridge or a modern  steel   build-  '���'"���    /'ng, as to engage such a,  man���  l^ ^iuccessffil'though he may be  in'  r coinmercialalfairs-��� to plan   the  i" ���. . ,' '    ���'.''.-  1    '     :   i''''     .  ���������'���    '  '���������������    '������'  championed against an extortion  ate cabman. ' "The'man was very  cheeky, and'said looking do\vn  from his porch:^ ;"You wouldn't  be so free if T was down on the  pavement in front of you."  "Come down," said 'Paul, "and  we'll soon settle that!" Cabby,  nothing loath," accepted the challenge,' and- soon, ���'put ''em "up"  before the stalwart young'  guardsman. After the third ,or  fourth round he had enough, and  was sorry he had not asked his  proper fare. But he lost nothing  in that way. foi" Paul made him  a handsome compensation for  the licking he gave him.  ,' Where the Gold Goes.  i i*. ���  An interesting question arises  iind is briefly discussed by M. H,  Britain the Great. ���  Britain is the only secular em:  pi re .which in the hour of danger  could rest secure iu the love of  her willing people.  ' 'The British Empire is not  among the nations appointed unto death, for no empire over  went down in decay and ruin surrounded by such supporters aside children who are gathering  lo the help of Britain in the hour  of need.  The peoples to whom Britain  has brought peace and liberty  are represented in the petitions  of the Hindoo priests, who pray  in their own way I'or the continued greatness of Brilain and the  glory 'of    the    Empress-Queen.  The native princes of India  are  t '  ready to place their swords and  fortunes in the balance for Britain's sake, and Briton'sare gathering from the far part of the  earth. All these circumstances  show that British freedom is  bound up with British greatness  and that such a, precious heritage  will never be given up wilhout  a struggle which will shako the  world. ���7V)'-o''''o  Teler/nun.  To Fight Delinquent' Subscribers.  ..During these war times people  who stay in the .Sloean are reasonable safe. We have no desire'  to join the Canadian' contingent  and crush out tlie Boer republic.  We would rather stay at home  and fight..delinquent; subscribers..  Although the woods are  full  of  Gournay, in a recent issue of  Li'Economist Franca is, ' as to  what becomes of all the gold,  says the Canadian Mining ' Re'-  vicw. How has the world used  itv up and still fails to have,  enough? The answer given is  by no means complete; but the  writer notes that Ihe.arts aiid industries probably absorb about  riTi,000,000 worth of the metal  every year. ,- Another,, twerily-  'five to,fifty million  sterling.-he  *- u ~  thinks, goes into the coinage  of  the various gold-issuing, States,  but all this is lioi. new  gold,   because greater or less amounts of  old coin are every yeai;remitted.  If we take a mean  therefore  of  about t"40,1)00.OlK) a year  as  the  amount of. new  gold   made   into  coin, including the  consumption  in'the  arts,   we  seem   to   have  about ��.").000,000 used up  in  excess of the output. Whether that  be so or not���rand we  must   not  forget the prodigious  efforts  of  Russia to establish 'a gold  currency���it   is   certain    that    the  world has not yet given 'any   indication of having too much gold  Many states still remain  unprovided with   the   metal,   and   not  least the markets of greal  countries like England, France.  Gor  many, Russia.���, Austria, and.  last  but far  from   least,   the  United  States.    At ,all "great   monetary  centers tho cry at present i.s   I'or  more  gold   to  enable  credit   lo  work-   wilhout  friction,    and   to  prevent rates of interest on loanable capital  from   rising   to  the  height  that would   produce disaster.         Hebrews in the Army.  It is interesting to note that  among the troops mustered into  the service of the British War  Office are several companies composed exclusively of Hebrews.  Tu Bombay there are two companies of Hebrew soldiers, and  the army register shows that  thousands of Hebrews have enlisted in the British army in recent years, most of 'them., being  now with the army iii South  .Africa.  -   3*   ��  <W *i   a   :f,  A Madlciaa CJio-i: In Uiolf..        ��?  Simple, Safo and ijcici: Cliru or     v]  1��| CRAMPS, DIABRH0 "'/.,' L 0"."!.'jK5, g  $g   ��� colds, nnzi::^:.~izi:,     '|  [;-i weu^.tLGia.  ?\      25 and SO cent Rot'i's-,-  ;'l 3��WAR�� OF |:.T, 4TiO-.-l.  ."j E'jv  ~'-'I.Vt-,-r- '-if,  v;  ���*T-i  J-'.  "VW -  A .ludden uliill rufit*n  m.-.uis  -lidflcn  illnen.s.    I'ain-Killer i- all tii.il  is iici?il-  c-il, to' wurd  it   oil".       I'liei'ita  !l-(1    I'or  (.-nun]'-* itiiu  (liiti-rhii-u.     Avoid  siilisti-  tutu-,   tht'i-e   i.s   Inn    (y.'ic   J':ii!  -Ivillrjl-.  I'orry Davis".    2't\: and ~>0c.  WepWHEELS  <������     '       0 .        I. *  Too!  The Eldredge  $so.oo  I   (.      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McBride Bro's  THE LARGEST STOCK OF  HARDWARE in East Kootenay.  and  HEATING  COOK STOVES  sneir  t  Heavy  Hardware  g|.  Powder,  Fuse, and Caps  1  I  -Minini-- Supplie-.  Drill Stet.*l  ���   \  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights Ac.  Anyone sending n skotrh and doscrlntlnn may  qutrkly ascertain our opinion free whether an  invention is prnbnbly pntcntttbtc. Citninimilcn��  ItdiiHstrictlyooiiUclential. Handbook on l'litents  sent tree, (.'hlest agency for Hecuniif; patents.  l'.ittmts taken through Munii A, Co. receive  sptdttl notice, without chiirce, i" the  Scientific American.  A handsomely illiiHtrntod weeklv. Ijirirest <*lr-  eiilutioix of any Hcientlilo Join mil. Terms, HJ a  vear: four nionthH, fl. Sold by all Tiewtniealcrs.  MUNN&Co.36,Bfoad^ New York  nrmich ()lllt*e. iri'i K St., Wntliiiii'toii, I). 0.  TH1RTY-1TIHTH TEAR.  .''������'������:.-fflb|E"J'WH0;.:-..UfSE'"f>-;:K  CALGARY FLDUR  PREFER' MT^ANV OTHEf  and SCIENTIFIC  PRESS  '   '24 Pages  :   Weekly   :   Illustrated.  INDISPENSABLE  TO MINING MEN./  $3 PER YEAR. POSTPAID.  HKSIt  1'Olt .��AMI��I,K (HU'V. (i  MINING -oSdentific PRESS  330 MARKET ST., SAIf i'RAIfCISCO; CAL.  SDITiETHING NEW!  Ball Bearings in a Sewing Machine. The wealceit womaii can  run the ELDREDGE B. without  harm to liuiself, or even getting  tired. It'.i ju.st fun for a well  woiuuu to run it. It is noiseless;  lias self-threading shuttle ; automatic bobbin winder; complete  set of attachments. A perfect  machine at a low price. Warranted for five years. No other  as good,at anywhere near the  price. Insist on having Eldredge  B. Tlieie is an Agent for it in '  your town.  MfNCI'-ACTIIKKI. IIV Till-;  National Sewing Machine Co.,  new york and' chicago.  The sccoit.l It.iKCsl Scwiti); Mt.cliliie I'.-.ctoTfu  CUT OP PART OF STAND OF THE Mlc, w?r,d willL? c-'*mcl''y of s?vc" ��������������<'��� <-'* ��nd  ���*.��* v*.       ��tD11���DGjj B' *"J-'sixty-fouruiach-ucs per ilay j lalcVMrcdgeMtg..  E. A, ELTON, Agent.     Fort Steele, K. c';  Hl  J    "'���  iiiiiiiiiiiiMiiii tf^��^?��ftS;ia&vrf'V,..-. THE PROSPKC'i'Oi:. JVM IT ^TFA LK. T. C\, .JANUARY  i:  T    I !  ,  1 '.  THE    PROSPECTOR.  2>   l r; i.i>uhi'   11 A a '*y->   /;)  _Ti/i; ;   '��]']���:< ma <��� ov/'.i,y.  A     I!    GHACL.    El HI (lit   A Mi  PUHLIS "7wV.  THE PROSPECTOR, i- r��>,''=-'"-'J  ��crj -laturd.'*, and ha*, a -;ua::inTcc.l  .circulation largci tlian :inj mliur p:trei  in la*.i knoicna-,. It i- all hum. I'i.i tcJ  and coru.mi*. d.tiib.c :iio iv.*'*. til nn\  pther rarer in the di-tiit;t.  , *t  .A-  ail   a*J\ ci .i-in;;   int.tli''.n   it   i- nil-  ticcl'.eJ.  ."-':"*&���<_.. to int. tiiiuiuluin-/ t,: l"*.i;  -,e> 1" .  ;li>  ;.eve.oi')iit.m til tin.' \:.^t  ui'i:ti..i  :t**u.,i(*- t>!  - Lt i",.*.t Kot'tc::.' v in ii',^- 'i-' i ,u  r-'jf'-cn'jr.oi.i.      ' * ',' i''i it, i   \t.,ii  i..1' ' ��� Li-*i-!r- into- Tii.itle Ui'fv, n on ..pj'!}i'.t:.0!  Tft'tr.nir.'n: * .,:. -cikhi u fit in ...i p.u.- t>l iln  i -tru-t.  in. i'-"j.il'.c. ...u-.u u -..i nil.i..i-,<  ~.-"*t^.. ������ tl.  i.i'ii: - -i!-'ii..ui'i'  TtllQ   DA PPP i*-kt tit (.in n!<  .it in   .MM'-  **Oi     2- V131    !'      I'll-.,  WUO'l.l'  1J l',k     -M.iu'l.' '  -rc'.'.iv    '**  m.    '*n>s��   . .,'*i'���!. t*.   , :i 1,.':i, iT.,  <��� It '      ��� ��  This Paper ^ ,*/;:'.' :" v'j'  A-. II. *.'     ',1   ..I'.,   'io   M''*.!,,!!-     '   *���, *1  7'1,'Ul   *ii,   f.l,'.l��Mlll    I'll, 1.. ',*    M  ��� ��� in-.i'.- '!:.:���   "  i'i- 1'     ,1  :i  ili^i-i lie* <if  -J'l'i m*l<*-. unit l''"f,  -. -<��� i i-t t '\ ,i DM !c ii: ai I il' l l'.'.l  li-l.iiu-i' H ii may '>���' j'1 >i'i11(1 a  pni-.pi*.1! -halt dr tuniH'l. Kin-fly a,-,i-a-l.-'i.ul 1r;i vi-r-iii!.- a .-o.m-  trv Lrivniir "Vi.l.'iH-'' ol i::-c.H r.*-h  llC-.-  call   l<KlK'   '"I-   -'��"".-   1"'"II'"!'-  I'or the iiivi-itiiK'iii.  The Turner-Martin  Alliance.  Mr.   .Ii>--eph   Martin   lui'-   <<"*u  porari'Jy joined ihe  Turner  1'ac  t*on.      Like   the   elephani   tliat  -wallowed the "live" bomb, that  fsu-ticm may   tind   him   not   only  difficult  to  assimilate,   but also  -omewhar annihilative.      As   an  example oi the de-jierate .-.traits  into -,vhieh that discredited party  oi'  politician.-  have  iallcn. 'this  joininsr   hands    with    the    man  vihoiu  they exhausted tiiell- ]>OW-  ei   to   hlaekirutinl - i.hat   j-*   the  t;",   lonly      .uieiniiite    word    a      ft"v  inoiUhs ai:o i.s \ery tine.'    '"    *    -  The    pro^pei-t     lor    !he     puny  which ha-buried the hatchi.t   \o  ,'omi hand- \\ iih a   .nan   between  whom and it-elf there w.t- a'dead  lV   ''''ld"u<>l   inol-e  "l..ll-',\    Wi'i'k's  ���-.L". \   '-    P"t    *'    ['li .i-tillt    iiH'1    t"'ir  ~ "  *      ,the Iriemls n' ''iia; pari v.  <!i,he 'QKOSpZCiCV     '     Th.-.poni.V-.:   Hrl^h   1'i.lnii^  ��� - ��� ' i.':l ���-".' iiil-'i-e- led    iil'tlli-   eoall-  \P't' :r v.- _-�����������. v- -.- Sjg:  Is  Headauarters   for   lYIinirAg   a.xid   Commercial   IVIexi  515  ���HA  The  ftOICI  'Is-  1 ���- -1 ���  �� If, I   . ,1 ',,..  This' Paper !;.!;".0'.  '. f* , C\ c: 'v\. u   �� *.i" 'i    ��� .  r  ,'This" Pa -"cr .'; :���;��� <l  M  -  All '  Modern'    Conveniences  -.ATniDAY. .r.\.\r \::,i  i:;. '"ifi.   tiontu   the  exient, oi   knowini*  i that the lempoiv.i'iiv  nrni"d   ele-n  P  OK ways that   are  dark, j.iul. IJUMU> j.^,,,,^,,, aU ���Kll N���NUM^  _���   rricksihatare vaiu. theu,��-.mo>t   dlU1oeroh-   ami   most   de  portion    is   entitled   to   <upre- jstrat.liv(1   u)   ,he   ]lumi(., uf thi.-,  macy.     The mean ami treaeher , Proviuc0, anil th:u u wlu  bo  iU1  ou, manner in which the leader- jevi] flav ^ lhis> Pvovhu.e 'wbtl|1'  tiied   to   secure  contrul   of  Hie|those n*1(?n- or an\.��of  lhenii   ���^  i.ou.e.   is  a-   ,:::������uple  of   what j theh. (,luu.,H^ ^ ,1k,   ivhla   ���f  was io he ey   e^tc  I ::v;-i. r pai-.y _ power.    The'Turn,*-" panv is -o-  ��� oi politician--. di*cre..ltea us   tm   in    nke a lamb-> a,calf %vouk| bo '  PORT    STFELE,   B.   C.  the better si'iiiile���to the shiuirh-'  ter.    Let it jro: a triJod  riddance,  to bad rubbish.    Victoria Time--. '    i  There are eleven compre.-^or j  plants installed iu the' Boundary j  Creek district. All but four j  were installed cluriuir the pre.-?-j  ent vear." ' i  Agents:- Our btiok on .South Africa  iunl the Krhi.-h-Hoor War i- a reji-  iflur lioiam'/u for tiireur?. . Hiir "t-hi*!i].  lmok.    Sell-'fm -i-rht.    Ouilit free./  BRADLEr-GARRETSON  CO.,  LIMITED.  ' >       '   '   '"     liritntftird.  Ag-ents:- (')iu-    ('hi-ii-tnia-   1>o^>k^   are  -   i-L-ady.    From Fifty ( Vnt:-ii]i. Four  liotik- cxplainoil-in one Prospect..-.  'One   i-  -;Famou>   Men  and, Great  K.voiit- of tlie Xinete.-mh ('(*imii-y."  ili'tiiii Battle.-,   Great   Men.   Great  Invontimi'S  and ' Discovt'i-ie-.   l'ro-  irrost' of Xation-. every, "rent event  nl the eentui'\. " Jf you have si -low*  "I'eTfiii'iVliiTok Or eiij/aiied  in oilier  agency lm-inc��� yon lo-e money   to  eontiiuie.    Here i- the bust  o]i]ioi-  i unit \* for niakiriy money you  ever  bad.     \Y\a   profit,   ea-y time, new  plan, uet our oiler -are.  BRADLEY-GARRETSON CO.. LIMITED.  Br.initm-d.  -vholf* Province. , We find iiv rhe  Opposition ranks men who seek  portfolios^ and are willing to sell  party, and friends alike, to secure power enough to enable  them to wax rich at the public  expense. "Rule or ruin" is their  motto. *"  Jf Colonel Baker should desire  to know how popular he is  with  ���  the electors of South East Kootenay. let him  secure 'a  portfolio  or nomination, and he will sure-  , l.y got it', "where'the chicken ��-ot  ���    .hf, axe,'"  ^^liel liak��r!--���'!   aln  sot'i'y  '    Ihe  (Joverntneiil  did   nOL Mlio  u  natural   death   oh"   Monday,     it  would haVu been of  ��;rc.it bene-  lit to Ci'alibrook     '    "  '     vlM\e.   Herald:-���'"It   i.s   too  Vjail  'or we "were   jiroparad *>to  bury  '���   ihe Government, alonf? witli their  "'-supporters at, Kort'Stople, if'' Dr.  iJrentice oi Lillooet had not  ar-,  rived in time, to save them/  Tmk   I,i��)SiM':utoi<   man    last  week   was   asked   the   I'ollowinii  question:     , "What    is ---Colonel  linker's ambition.     Flo has none,  only a conceited amount of ��rall,  containing an idea that he is bij.-  and popular enough,   outside  ol  his town of Cranbrook. to utter  -ly destroy the great mining center u! Ihe district-Fort   Steele  There does not seem to be any  danger    of    the    Semlin-Cotton  ifoveriimtjnt being thrown out ol  power.    So long us the nineteen  '    members of the "overnmeut who  ' support it   remain   solid,   ii   can  afford to luuirh ;it   anv  attempt-  to dislodge them.  The Turner. Baker and 1-ooley  eonibimUion    won't   become   the  posse.-.-or.s of any portfolio   thi.-  , J-' 'itr.     Martin   and  Hiifgin-  are  keepinir up   tlir-ir   repntation   ol j  being actuated by   motives   pur-j  .sonal to tliein.selves. and have no j  followinir. J  We wonder   if   t.'olonel   Haki-rj  ha.- chanL-od his mind  in   rcir.ird I  lo ii   coalition   noV'TinneM.   ami  a portfolio atuiciiment   1m'   linn-,  ^ell      It is cold romfn'.-i   .<>r   ihe  Coloivl ro-.it on   tin-  Oppo-it .on  benche-.      btit       not       half      <"i-  (.()|(1 a- it wnuld be  for     111 III      if    III Wei'.*       to    ( Ollle  before ;hi- c'on-l it u.'ticv   for   .���<���  election  Tie-   uppo-itioii   -11 * ii 111 ��� ��� i    and  train si'l'\ li e.   !ul   Ihe   -peci.ll    iic  commod.i; urn   of     -I'll-      Mail in.  wa- a -ii<"< e-s  i h.it eiide,.   mi   ���!���  .feat..       . ���     . - ';   t   ,  .   .The iKuibrh^oTlheTorth   and   "i!   "}  ]"^   >'!")   "i-. will anakc y;���,  ���    ,:   ���" ��� '' ,   .    .     ,        .,- ���   ���. 'fiii. iiiit.i lii-itll.bv.     l,'..-|.ii'cinllv   Iii.'111'Ik'I.'i1  ���������soiithrsii!way.-moan.sii.no.,iol:.-ist-1iiMiii_(. ���.,;,;;.,��� :���n ,,,,��� ,{���v:���r Man,  .Kootenay., .-It will-p:iMS ihroMgh ��� llf;���.,,:,l;.-;,|  i,y  ���,!���.  11,,..--.- ,v-.i..'UM'fi -  a. cpuiilry bordered l.\y mines ,-for :���'( ������.���.. la'il.  Large   Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  The  ey Hote  Agents: -< 'hri^tian F.ndea\or. Kpuorth  League and B. Y. ]'. L". Meinber>.  ������I.in lit of Life" ib a trea-ure hou-e  in inlormation. We need C'hri-tian  mi-n and women and other*, -\hode-  -ire to do ��ood and make money,  to eireulate tlii- wonderful book.  BRADLEY-GARRETSON  CO.. LIMITED.  I SlMIlI I'll d.  Agents:      Die.\1u.-:    the    I'ri-oner    ol  l>vil'-  Ul.md.     Full   -lory   or  the  '   '   mo-t rem.iVkable Military Trial and  ~i-Utnl.il Of tilt.- ��IU0.       l>le   book.   Well  illu-irutt'd. -ell- on -adit.   Snap for  i-anva���er-.  Bradley Garretson Co., Ltd.  Hkan-'ikohii. OS'V.  Wanted: -I! pi-r da\ -ui e. Lieiitleiut'ii  ui l.nlii--: -pt-fi.il work: ]in-iliiin  jM-i-inaiii'i'tr.  reliable linn, with bt-t,  l .-flT.'IU'.���.        f v. p.'l-ictll-!-      Ullllt't'.'���  -ary.    Add:.���' S. M. Fry.  I'i,'lil Maniiiier.  Hamilton.  Kimberley,    B. C.   jf ,     _ . w> > ' ,        ,i ,���  WELLMAN     A     HUREL,     Prop's.  �� * o  -;; ��� - *   ' S2   PER   DAY      ^     ^   (' l  Q  '  ��� * '  Is a large and Attractive Hotel of" Quiet Elegance in all  its Appointments, with a Cusine of Superior  Excellence.  LARGE   AXD   COMMODIOUS   SAMPLE   R00A1H   FOR  COMMERCIAL MEN.  Now Op^rt  ai Hole  Ki��-iber1ey,   B.C  H. W��� Drew, pj^oprietor. ��� ' ;  'of  0  *.  %   THANKS FOR   PAST 'FAVORS'J  * '       m  # .j ,  ���  - 0  * ���    0  1   hope  by  strict  attention  to business and  the  0  Mb  *^               i   nope  uy  stiiet  -itu'iuion  to business anei  r,i-<--"**fc.  ^ studv of vour wants  to  merit   your continued    trade*  ���Jf during   1900. ,    Jg  EMULSION  ��-*��.vsr!ii?rn-\ i.m.    (  .111 ii'.\<; jh-i:i-(-. t  npirriM; ,.r K!o��u>. j  ^^^"    <<>t:<'i*. t-������<������   [  ����r t *���������"��� H'-ss-,. J  ���vj.iijini" nit-iM-n.-ntt oriiiit-ir*'--!" c  11 r.' nitiM  iciiiliUV*.*. I  -���    j.     .7   I"'io n   fi. I.. I'li.nl'ion, * 'l. V"  !  ���0   '    r   '   ' <', ,1 1 iijtf rotlcn wliirl,'l. tl ic   iliutlj  r        , ,-,  jii 1 I',* vl; ^.111 ^tl c-j '*,]tli 1-  .-,'    ,1 . 1 "I L.'  'I   H   "\ IN'r.IIA.M, CI"., Mon'.n..l.  S')c.  im: J!  per -Joltic*  DAVis i. i-..i. \0 M i; CO., ".ui-iii'ii,  1,:,) . >ii al  Everything New. First Class and up to date,  In Every^Particnlar.  , 0'  J Pure Drugs, < J  The   Best   Skill   Supplied.*  Pioneer Drug Hail  KOR.T'  ST I? RLE-  0  HEADQUARTERS   For Travellers and Mining Men.  RESTAURANT   OPEN   DAY   AND   NIGHT.  ��� 1 ii.-1-.  l-jiniiln.iiiii  "I  .' "tl    l.o-v.-r  H.'W. DREW,  Proprietor.,  Port, Steele.  ���*"  >���'  tjr  %? *  ���I-  -I-  * A. \V. HLEASDKLL, ��.:��i'i'i.uo<)Miiii-io��-,.iu.s.4.-���rn.1,.-.n..,-.v^  The  Waldorf  FERKiE. B. C.     (>F.JJ Tu\v>...  SI'LRNUID ACC-OMMODA'LMONS  Sample Rooms for Comraercial Men  No Traveller Should Pass M;e Tn'v  'riu- (1 ,iil 1 1111- w il hin li'ii 11 ���!��� I ul 1 he 11,1 u.-M        ('un ,  .   Burn ;iii<T-p|i'itl,y 01' liny iiiKl.iiTitiii..,   if yi.ur |uii:i-oiii."--.v,-  ,   ^Waldorf vrm will nnvcv n-i-nil it, ,      . ���    i.  ���if  ^;f,'.'-".'  :\  o   ,  H.  V.    KANOUSB,  r    RroprJ&t'or, |��*]  rn;  ���HOM-hXTOi:. VuRT STEELE, l-J. C. .iANI'Al.Y 1.". JPou  1-l-t -ii'���r-j���  r--��*a -_-vir-  ���s^-.jK.'Kr-wia rr= .. jr**^-j-^���  "���r.-jc i���*--.--'-  C��hu l^ro sector*  ATL'JtJ)AV. .lAN'L'AJ.V   l.i. HHKI.  PROVINCIAL, HOUSE IN SESSION  l>  A Beg-inning Which Almost Became  An End.   -A   Hot   Fight.    Turner  " Shows the White Feather.  Sj��_< 1.11 l<> TH1. l'HO-l'H   lull  Victoria, B. C Jan/ -fth.- -  When parliament Aras open**',  he^re. by tlie Lieutenant-Governor and his staff, those present  counted .-seventeen members on  either side of the house--. Wells  of .North East Kootenay and  Prentice of Lillooei Avere absent,  smel on the opposition siele. the  only ab-ii.'iitee was .loseph Martin, tlie lute Attorney-General.  Hardly had tlie Governor and  his stall'retired, when ' much to  the surprise ol the majorily of  lln.':-,.' pro-is:!, in walked Mr.  Martin, lie avis tl'o.i'rht lo be  still in VancouAor. but'hail come  thence wills all * llie .-.pood of  special  -.learner  and   train,   via  , Nanaitno. F-J is coming, of course.  gave tlie opposition 'a niajority  of one. and when I lie motion of  Premier Semlin was put thai the  speech of, His Honor the Lieutenant Governor be con.sidereeb  on Monday 'next it was defeated,  by a vote of Is to 17, Wiggings  for Esquimalt/ and 'Martin of  Vancouver voting with 1heop  position. On the defeat ol" the  motion the Premier moved that  the house stand adjourned until  Monday. This was negatived  on the same division. Then Mr.  Turner, endeavoring to assume  Ilio "leadership ol" the house,  moved, seconded by Col. baker,  that the house stand adjourned  until Tuesday on rising.' Premier Semlin at once rose  and  ex-  "-pivssed surprise that the���leader  of the opposition should' move  such a resolution. Jf he-thought  he had the control of the house,  he would soon be undecoive"d."It  was highly desirable ��� lhat the  house meet next on Monday.'  T.he   Prenjier'iwus   fallowed  by  M. Mclnnes & Co.  Wholesale nnrl Retail  VII   Kinds   of   Foultrv   and   Game    In    Season  Cranbrook  Pernio  3>lo\rio  ]1 ,v ihe introduction of tlie re.--  olutioii. Tho motion carried unanimously, and then Premier  Semlin proceeded to place before  the house the following resolution ��� "Resolved: That the  province of British Columbia  olfer to furnish a company of  mourned men with transport;*  lion to Halifax, or other port of  embarkation for service with the  Canadian contingejnt in the  Transvaal". Speaking to this  Mr. Semlin said it gave him  great pleasure* ,to see how enthusiastically the motion had  been received. After reviewing  the war. the circumstances leading   up", to   it:      Demonstrating  lirilaiiis     willingness   to   avoid.)    ��� > ?-=-=--     -  bolligereucy until at, length,'--he! avIio -.huuld say anything of  had bi'eii elriven lo it, he referred [ members changing sides'. M r.  to the strong feeling that existed j Henderson denied having used  because of, the exclusion ol Brit- ' to the expression '"changing  ish Columbia from the second , -,ide.-*"_and on Martin real'lp-ininii  couiiiii'i'111. Thai British Co- ' that he irad, he ro-.e- and -aid ���'!  lumbia had a de-ire lo parlie;i-, dem"' propose; to take ihal from  jjate in sending anolher body of any man in the house or out of  iii(*n to the front t.)'ti<.*hl for the'il." well, replied Mr. .Martin.  Empire, lie .-aid, was undoubted. ' "What is the lion, gentleman go-  and it wit-, inKuuled thai this j jn<- lo do aboul if." Mr. Martin  motion should give expression to ' wus_ called fo oreler by the  tliat desire.      ��� , ; Speaker, and he Avent on to refer  Mr. Turner said that while not Uo how Mr. Henderson had wast-  preparod to treat the  subject  at   ed the tiine'of the members.      J1  such length   as  he  would  have , was clear, he said, that the iiov-  wished, he re.'garded it as an   ex-' eruiiient' had lost the confidence  press ion of loyalty and  a   proof . of  the  house  as   they had long-  that the hearts of the , people of j ago  lost  that   of   the   country.  British Columbia beat in   unison j From   Henderson.  Mr.    Martin  with     those     of     the    Mother I turned    his    attention ��� to   the  Country.,     He  .spoke  e>f how iu  ii nance   minister  and   said   that  his  recent  visit, to   England he ��� gentleman   when   in  opposition  saw the  reluctance, with  which Vwould have urged that any  gov-  the British went to Avar, but how < eminent   situated   as   was    the  .Avhen the'ultimatum of PresMenf   present one,'should have handed  Kyuger had  been   received,   the (in their resignations.    After bo-  people of the old land had   made  ing called to  order several times  up   their'   minds    tliat   nothing ' Martin asked permission to read |  won lei suffice but the recognition 'a telegram from Vancouver. Has;  oi > IJriiish   supremacy    in    'ail | it anything to elo with the  f|iies-,|  South Africa.   ,It'was  the first ^ tion. asked tlie Speaker   '"Not   a|  time in the history e/f the Empire 1 bit", said Mr.^ Martin "Then you j  that   troops 'from- all   parts of can't", -.aid tin1 Speaker.   '"-Weill!  Britain*-,   vast    possessions   had   [ guess it has,.' said Mr. Martin,,  -j ;o  Port, Steele  WarcJner.  STOCK    LIST.  Empire '.     sj c.  Black Bear     :J4c.  Kiiubcr.ey <'oiisolidated r pic.  Can    recommend    Empire  Black .Bear for quick profit.  and  Chas.   Estmere,  Mining and Stock Broker.  e  Kimberlcy, B. G.  j *- c  B.   P.   COOK.  Livery,  Feed   and   Sale   Stable.'  i  Fort Steele*. B. C.  ���TliAAUNU Or MA. KINDS SOmCITKU.  II" A*OL*  WANT A COO!) .AI1.AI,'  THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOUR and FEED STORE  E. C. MILLER, Proprietor POST OFFICE BOX SS6.  Itfow is the time to buy  YOUR   WINTERS   SUPPLIES  PRICES ARE ADVANCING and I have secured a stock of Flour  and Feed of Best Quality that I can sell at right prices. Rolled  Oats a Specialty.  Baled Hay, Oats. Bran and Chops  'i  Feed- "Wheat.   Shorts. Cornmoul and "Lhwc-cl   M��ial.      Split   lJo<us  Beaiift. Barley, Onihum Flour otc uic. -  c  The Fleetwood Tea is not Excelled  , < ,       t  'i .*  Butter and Eirgs an* an uncertain commodity, when I can secure a good article J buy. and Avill endeavor lo meet demand.-'.  Breakfast Bacon and Hams  ol' the lies1.  *ou can rely upon o�� ing Kre.-h and  Oil DISKS   FO\i   FIRE WOOD WILL lIEC'RlVl-I   ATTivNTlOX.  xS��SS����SSS?i?'��J-��<i����!��S������i��l��St?SS  �����*.���*�����.������������'?��.�����'������������������� '  1  COSMOPOLITAN  HOTEL  CRANBROOK.  E. C.  ti  I  I  Go to the  been 'engaged in a Avar of this,  kind, and'it was something to be  "roue! of  that   all .were   vol inl  and proceeded to read a message,  from W. J. 'McMillan, Vancouver, siskins* ii^iTeT=Government  Attorney 'CroUeraj " Hohde^rsoiv;,''{.eers:,'nofc Ji pi'essetl UiaH  among j was defeated".    Turning'to,Pre  wlio, held the." ilobr'. debating, the'*-'the'm:' bu,t���all', were'wilfing  tpcjmier  Semlin,    He   ��sko^. . wJJUt'  motion, until* six o'clock,   when  the  S])eaker  annqunced   an  ad-1-  .journment-' until    the   evening.  give their lives in defence eif the'! {{newer bv* could s>vnd    The Prc-  Empire. and in the ejfi'ort' to  oh-  tain freeelbni for  their  country-  The  ispcech   <of   tho   Attorneyi men  General   was  interrupted again  and again by the members of the  ���;"-'qppe)siti<)n,,bonche.s,*b"ut'j-he con-',  'v'-tihueelj-twitting MaV-tin-.a-ud Hig-'  sides.  gins for  having changed  Then there were cries  of; order  and Higgins (Es<|uimalt) re.se  to  Col. Baker. East.. Kootenay  said il liiiel been ihe, custom of  ���Britain to-under rate the oneniy,  ruiitil*she had partially- been efe-  feated, and then to buckle on her  armour, and that? its going ��� to be  the case now. We have uoaa" a  tijiy that the government had lost larger force iu the , tield than  tlsfe confidence of the house, and ever befe>re in the history of the  referred to the constitutional law Empire, and it was a matter' of  which placed them beyond con- congratulation that among these  tt-blling the proceedings. Mi", forces were men from Canada,  Henderson however continued. ami especially from --British Co-  anel' again Wiggings. and lumbia. There was some jeal-  Pooley, 'Martin, ,'Ebortt=. and ousy. he said? that British Co-  Booth rose at intervals to points lumbia had not been included in  oi' order, none of which'wore, the second contingent, and that  however, sustained. , At length jealousy was ��� altogether com-  Higgins appealed fro in the do- mendable. Referring to his ' re-  cision of the speaker, "that Mr. cent visit to England he told of  tlemlersoiCwas tediously repeat t,he, strong '.feeling that exists  ing" and by a division of 1�� to 17 n-erC( instancing a, .corps ejalled  the house declined to sustain the U|*0]{ t,0 i'urnish a, hundred men,  ruling. Mr. Martin movtjd the which olTerod its entire strength  previous question, buUtho speak- 0f nOd. The Colonel said such  er informed him that such things were enough lo make a  motion was not' in order in re- |11!m Sily ������] l[U] proud that I am  gin-d lo sucli subjr-cts a.- ihe ., i^.jtish subject."  meeting of the liou.se anil the at- ^h-joy (!<jneral ICiiichiuil..Cari-  ti'iitiou of the speaker wa.-> crtlleel i)(H. illl(| i-jou. o,-. McKecknie.  by Mr. Semlin lo the fact thai it Xanainio also spoke of the war  was .six o'clock, and seeing thai ;,i, |,vngtli and exi>ressed the loy-1 lers. ii  hour.llieliousero.se. alty. of the   province,  the   latter  In chronicliiiir the   rovor^o  ol   1.(.|-,!i.,.jHU lo the deeds oi Canada  (he government on the motion of and Canadian.- on the Held of  Premier Semlin the lirsl   resolu-   NV;U.  tion of the session, one that met jH ,n(, uvunino- Well.s of Koote-  wil.h a niost favorable* reception 11;tv too|c j1J!9 hC;lli ]lt. having ar-  from either side of the house. r-Vl!(j i}y ��j10 ^-.eanier Charmer,  was passed over. It came im- -\vhen the session was resumed  mediately after the introduction My. Henderson atteuipteel to  of Mr. Menderson lo the Speaker ,nove ��� resolution which was  and was moved by Col. Baker. ynled out ol order. Mr. Marl in  (East Kooleuay). Me asked the i_ii0ll look the lloo_r,-md remarked  Premier to alloAV the resolution. .].,.,. helhoughi they were goinir  which was reiiarding the ]>ro- ,0 |1;1V(. tronhK- with Mr. Tien-  posed offer of a corps of mount- ',j.*r-on.Avho elid not.see*m to think  ed   iiolice   lo   ihe   linperiaKiov-^ ],inist.i|" ilmeiielable   lo   the   rules  1 mier told him us Mr. Murtlil well  knew It wase necessary to give  two'days notice vrheh'asknig for  infoi;matiou from the ^Government. "'"When Mr:���Mai-tm; cor��  cluded". -Hon. ' DrV;'"McKechnie  moved' -an: adjournment*-" until  Monday at .3���an hour later than  that given in the'motion of the  Premier���and after Higgins,  Pooley, McPhillips, McBride  and Baker! had argued against  the possibility of e,arrying such  a motion, a tie vote was recorded. 1H to IS. Wells was present  and with the casting vote of the  Speaker it was carried. A motion that the speech of His Hem-  or be' considered on Tuesday,  was carried on the same division. Hon. J. H. Tumor then  asked that the Premier having  been defeateel would make a  statement to the House at, the  e*arliest opportunity and the silting ended.'  Notice has been given by the  Attorney-General of a bill he  proposes to introduce to amend  the Jurors Act Mr. Higgins  gave notice of a bill to juuond  ihe Wafer Clauses Act. 1S0S. lie-  also gave notice lor the return  of correspondence on many inut-  icluding the grant of one  million dollars towards the cosi  of a irans-Pacific cable: the. enforcement of the provision-* of  the 1 tli section of the Act relating to the inspection of metalliferous mine: and relative* to the  discontinuance of Hie salary paid  as stipendary magistrate heretofore paid bv the province tO"ach  of Ihe said count v court    judiies.  MONTE   CARLO  RESTAURANT  1  c  ���   On Riverside Avenue  (        ������ e  ''"William-Robinson, Proprietor  MEALS' AT   ALL    HOUHS.  EZ.   SIVIA.Li.La,   -   Proprietor.  I  Tliu  only   modui-ii   ami   IhM   chi*-- ImK-l  in Soulli K:i-t Koeitfiiuy.  Hi'iitod ilirounlioiit w iih li'i: .-iii-. ,      J  When you visit Cranbrook don't forget the Cosmopolitan.  gj\nryihnrinnjTnnnjvinru^^  Ithe B.T-C. ASSAY aCHEMiCAL ~|  | ^r .    %    SUPPIiY CO., Ltd.' !  (LATE MauPAULANE & CO.) . |  ^f      Vancouver,    B.    C      $t 5  'A\re are Manufacturers and direct Importers, and carry a lq  large stock of Balances. Furnaces. Fire Clay Goods. Scientific  and   Practical   Books,   Glassware,   Platinum   Goods,    Acids.  I Chemicals, and all other Assayers' and Miners' roquiremenls.  SOLE AGENTS for Morgan Crucible Company, Battersea. Beck- |  ��;  'er's Sons' Balances, Etc" \    , '* - |  (Catalogue and full particulars on a])])lifation.,     ; \  , yy_          < ' '�� ,,',.. . ,! '^  drLnKhjrtriJTJTJiJVriHnJOT  ernmi'iit to lake |irecciieiic��  iSi  (,v('r,ol order. "Wlial is (lie lien,  all oilier bu.siiie-s. and Ihe i'rem jo-.m ieiiian speaking to" askml  ier. saying thai it would give,()l0 Sp(lil|r,.|-. Mr. Martin said  1 ii in greaf ])leasiire lo accede <" | ||(; A,VUf, speakiuii to t he <|ue-1ion  the rc(|uest. moved Ihal  standing" orders he .siispendei  to  ���"- '.-iiul,continuing,  --aid   Ihe  lo   ncv   (Jeuera  Ort" to the Transviiftl.  l*]i lo date. Fort Steele has  -e'nl -even men to join the second contingent a- IoIIoav- Mess  Ivoberlson. Leach, llitckle, I'uck-  Wriu  The  Minn  il. Martin and Willoiii-hby.  1 a\o latler starle I fiom  m-s   Ferrv.  avjis  lie  Atlor-  isl man  No to\A n in  -i/.e ot Fort  we! I.  llie  S tee h  -Voa iuce   t.li(  ��� has done a-  4;  is i'uni.isui:n i:vkky satl'kday, ano'uas a     '�����  i."C.U{.vnti:i:i) ciiicui.A'i'ioN  i.akoi-jr  than  AXV OTIIKK I'Al'KH IN HAST ICfKl'I'lCNA V, IT IS  Al.I. MO.Mi: l'lUNTKIJ. ANI),CONTAlNS UOUIJI.K  Til 10 AMOUNT OP NP.WS Ol-' ANV I'AI'Kli IN THi:  UlS'l'UICT.  ���-i ���* ���.: ���^;<i*k*f-&*ii1i;&i-i��*.  -5"  ���<r  # I  .As    Am  Unexcelled.  Aclvertisinzs   \fetliiim    It   Is  Mi 1>  >������  tiik I'Ko^i'ix-rtiK covnus a iustkii'To        2!  (Il    L.AUt.r.l' Til AN  ��<A.Ali:   K.AH'IUIOS. AND  HA-  A   T>  }|j     L.AI.'Oi:   I-'OI.'KKiN I'll'ITI.ATIOV Ip  ti/ 1\  ���^-i-S i-5-2-S-5 ���=-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-9 5-3-3-S-3-5-5-i-5 ���=-3-5-S-J \*  ^T*J��S:'-'��� ��� =  -^4*     /)  t-   The Paystreak Of Ad's In Th.? Piper Pays Prom The Grass Roots.  And Never Pinches Out, Stako O.:o !     The Result Will Be To  Your Interest.  JOB  I Mil NT! Nf,  RX'F/HTTKIJ  OF ALL K'IN'US  NKVI'Li   AN'U   ' 'l.'i )'.i -''I ! ,V  I  a/ses^crfKt!XBffcyvs/^LMXsav  *-��� ~���MBB*-"  ^���a^-jy'f'.";  ^ I'l.'nSI'EtTnit'. i-oi  <\. .1AXTAUY  I.'!,  1 !i(1.1.  ���.Artec l^^HHuxtov.  fa.A.'i I   III) \Y.  J.\ \ I  I :. I'lue.  To Civilian Darkest Al.'ici  A leaelui" Nca\'   York   .Joiu-nal  exju'e-i-es the opinion that   Eng  land is the only   nation   capable  of carrying" the torch of  civili/.a  t'ion into 'darkest   Africa.     Her  Iraditionai love of   personal   liberty, her dislike of fuiictionary-  iniu and ri-.d   tape,   and, her  defence of the ������open-dour"  policy  have enabled her to carry out   a  noble   mission   of civilizing   be  nighted part.-, of the world  will  | -.',--i> in      Tli'-i .��� '.\   I    b ���  i , ii'-i-!I  I '. i'j. m.ii-'niii -.   iiiodcJ-   ni   ii'ieu-  j '  j malic  liuiil   i wI>(���-,   ��� 11,-111   \<-.ii.'ous  I a I nl ot her i ui! eu l inns deuces il-ed  1   'Xchl-IVeJv  ill  1 h's eolllll l'\ .  Port  nxnre it *&unr f  mrwr**w"'*nnt*ur*Ji.*ivi*''finto**'*m'  zzy list i^  a -ucce'��� that has been u distinct  benefit to all the nations Of the  earth. Wherever Anglo-Saxon-  have made- headway rhey have  left a path into1 which the Germans. French, Kussiau-. and  every other enlightened people*  are invited to wall; and are avoI-  crime lo walk.  Grim Old Cu.st.Iu Campbell.  There are few mure picture*-  ejue .-pots in .Scutland fluiii JJul-  lar (J Ion. and no mure interesting ruin anywhere than the grim  olel ca'stle of the Campbells,  knoAvn in, the olden times as  Castle doom. Once visited the  castle Avill ne*ver,be forgotten.  It is not only beautiful for situation, adding might to the majesty  of the hills'.,but ii abounds with  Aveird traditions that give the  a'deied charm of romance.'  To visit (he glen by moonlight  and to see the bare Avails of the SOLD  castle gleaming white* through  the trees, is to be filled with a  mysterious feeling of awe, that  [ is intensified bj' the rushing of  j the   waters   in   the   deep,   black!  rewitig  FORT STEELE,  B. C  O.  . HANSON. |  General Merchant AND :=5  I^icjMOi* Dealer. ^~  0        s  MAXITFACTURKUS     and      BKMVEKS    OF    KXTKA     F1N10  BEER  &  POKIER  BY    THE    BARREL,  , KEG    OR,   BOTTLED  Bottled  beer lor family use :i specially  ���IMIU.MI'T ATTENTION  How Krug-er Bought Guns. ,       J i'Iiu.siii.-. beneath.     It is a -t'eiie to,,  Charles Laurant. in the Matin. , uplift   (he   .-onl    a   glimpse    of'| ( uj'psjDK Oi. DKKS (; I YKX STIvU 'T  gives'a   remarka'oli-   accemnt   of' nature in her wild ami mo.-!   im-i' .'      , <* '  Isruirer'.- .stroke,   and   -ay.-   life  pre.-sivc mood- it i- not'stirpri.-- j ' ��  clever president ha.-.  >.'V"i"  since   ing that every year   an   inorosi.-.-( ��� ' n    ���  the .Jameson.raid.  b��-m<j   l>uving ' 'ng number, of visitorsdiml their i r, i 'p-, . V.-, r n'V\!"\ \ \   p|!/, n i MTU,1'!/'!"A p. o. box 8  '     '     tv-iv to this UK.-t   beautiful   uart.'oA 1 Ibf Ao I LUlN ,0 U Al\Ai\ 1 il 11.1J , telephone, no  ��^ Manufacturer of aJI K'iiuls e>C Lumber.       A large assort- ^5  sEr              in en 1 of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always -jj  ~~                                                  on hand.                ��� jj^jS  ��=            DIMENSION      LIJ.YIBEK      A      .SPJOCIALTY. ����  |      WflSfl,   -"- BG. |  the best cannon niaele iu Cruo-ot.  France, sind" by Krupp in (Jcr*  nianv. All the cannon were'sec-  roily [ ackeel and .-hipped us, agricultural machine,-' to the Tran-  vaill.ai'ul expert artillerymen, the  best in the French and (.orinaii  'irmie-. Avere engageel to go tej  the Trailsv<aal as agriculturist-.  The camion wen.* sent to 'the iu-  toriejr. away Ironi the . farms  where the trusted burgher:-, were  drilled for the artillery service.  To avoid discovery. F\ riiirer. he  viy.->. allowed himself tit  appear  of Ochih  A Jfew Motive Power.  While oik* iiTOiip of   in i on tors  are A\urkmg on   liquid   air as   a.  1 motive poAycr. "with   a   tempera-  ; turt- eiiormou.-ly below zero, an-'  other make- a claim  of  reiuark-  .iible * 'iiieriis     for    superheated  waiur, ior light and heavy inn importation.      Tho Avaler'is iu-ated  in upright .-teol inbos to  Inc.'  tle-  grees above, temperajnre of steam  in a locomotive.    When released  Sick & Mutz, Prop's.  DON'T   FORGET  The Steele House  CARLIW  as receiving tinancial.credits for'into an *u*'ltte U ��1'����^ ������1?  immense s.ims'of nionev and Avon ! WOv rimf's and P^forms-the ser-  the'reputa'tion of being  im'mens-, ���"* ^l"n'ed of a' storage' pow-  ly wealthy, when in reality Km- fC!"      *'  <      ��� ,  ger'.s fortune avm.- in muiiitions. I Sir Jiedver.s Bailor is not a  a (id his strong boxes we're for- j person Avho will allow any or-  fre:sses. and his gold was in car-,' dinary considerations t'o swerve  ���fridges. The only riches lie cov- j him from what he thinks is his  e'ted were, victuries over the | duty. ��� At a dinner 'in his house  English.      I-i-'.-tori a  and  .lohan ! not ]ongago'.a certain well-known  man was present, and told an  anecdote 'which ' was ' so '"off  color" that-the  ladies  were ex-  .nesburg.  the  same-writer .says,  aro. well-armed   with   immense*  modern' patmon 0and ,t!ie   latest  rupjiicl-liring models7eif light guns  'Avit'h/ong   ram-e*   guns  for   field  (real "Stroke: of I the boll. "Mr. A." carriage he  orderoel when the.butler aiipear-  ed.     "'"l do noi expect my broug-  GENEKAL  Fort  I" r-  I ,  " Steele,'  'o* JL.._ '.'.   .   J*l  & durick"  MERCHANTS  Eest  Kootenav.  I'irst   Class   J3rands   of  Liquors' and   Cigars.       Headquarters      for      Mining     Men.,   '   Commodious s  S'lmjile;   K'ooms.        J3cst,. Cuisine   in   the    ,  West.       Modern', Conveniences.  Home   Comforts.  -*>.,e A��e-* *"ita Canton steel  COMPANY  1). McNeish  Proprietor.  This Steel i.s guaranteed to be equal to"Jessop's or Firths,in all  'Hard Rock Wouk. ' o  cossivoly distressed0  "When elin-  nt-r was over. Sir ,Kcdvors  ruiiir  TJie  .service.  ICruger inounling such strong  arfille*ry-iinknown \o' the world  he describes as I In* .mar\-,el of  luoeleVu stateiuansJiii). a       ', -  Mo Could Bo Trunted.  Who is he,? s Is he lo be trusl-  \n\'i    The question was asked by  Sir Colin   Campbell, when   coin-  iiKiiider-in-chief of the  army  in  .India,   aiiel   had   reference  to  a  young man then unknown to Ihe  world.      If   Ihe   grim "old��� commander   had   been   present,  the  other day   at   Waterloo  station"  in   London,   and   Avituesseel   the  great demonstration of a nation's  esteem  for  anolher  great   commander, known as :-L>obs". what  an ausAver he would have received te> Ihe i|iio.slie>n he:asked many  year ago- -"Who   i.s   ho'/"     The  QiiR-i(i"iit occurred at a time when  England Avas lace   to   face   with  as great a crisis as the 'ou,�� .-he  i-facing today.    Sir   Colin   wa.-  preparing hi.- plans  for   the   ael-  Aanceinent  of  a   portion  of his  army to the relief  (���!'   LucknoAV.  l-reseutinLfihimseli' e.-arly and unexpectedly one  iiiumini.-^in   the;  lent of one of   hi.-  -stall   officers.;'  vounir Roberis   ha[)pened   to   be.  in'the tenl,   and   accid-'iitly   had J  becoino aware of part of tho gen-1  oral plan ol  advance.      The   old,  general wa.-  a   little   ve.xed   unci  ���milny   a.-leed avIiu   I he   intruder;  Avan.    He s-ub-eqin'iiily loiiiid (Jin ;  and had no reason to doubt a.- to J  hi- trustAvorthines.-     The nation;  trust- Lord Robert-  now a-   Sirj  Colin trusted him i  haiiijaO early," and there Avas a  gleam of eletiancp. .in ..his eyes.  Sir Ked vers did not reply, but  he took Mr. A. by the ami, and  led Irfim gently into the hall.  -It i.s time for you to go." he  .said gently, and his guest went.  A story illustrating the relic7  once of <he Scots i.s credited to  Jan Maclareu. A train was'ut a  station, Avhen a' porter put his  head into a carriage and called  out: "Any one' for Doun:-  Change for Doun. Anyone for  Doun?" No one moved, and in  a few minutes the train was  .speeding along, not to stop again  for nearly an hour. Then an old  Scotchwoman turned to a Uady  and said: "'I'm for Doun. but  L'd no tell lhat moil so."  Maine Weather Indications.  Wood choppers in the vicinity  of Bangor say thai,Maple sap i��  running as freely uoav as in the  regular sap season in the spring  of the year. This, they say, i.s  a sure sign of an open winter.  Sole Ag'ekts  Sole  Gfow'rNest Goal company t.  Giant Powder Company.  Agents  1' "���  &'  EAST KOOTENAY IS- ALL RIGHT" I'  = ��� ���==*= 1  given   by ' mail,   or  to.Mines,  Min-  Mining  Supplies a  Specialt}-  W  s  R1��AD.  THE PROSPECTOR.  I ?yny-  A A QUICK CURE FOR jg  | COUGHS AND COLDS Jj|  <*ft **^  ft,        Very valuable Remedy in all       C4>  g affectiont of (he jj>  % THROAT or   LUNGS jjj  * Lirge Bodies, 25c. J  ft        DAVIS 4 UKWMiSCK CO., Llml'.rd       g  %> IVfil-'s. of 1'Try' D'avln'I'aln-Killi-r 8?  ��'ce��������������'e*6'g������<ee'cie-eeee-S.er  The   efficiency   of   fh.-   I'liited;  Siaie.s jioslal >erA"ice lia^arou>ed|  the interest of all nations       One \  ��� of   the   uniipie... exhii'it.s   .o\    '..he-.  Paris .ex|.)ositi,on, recc'iitly   plan-j  nod for. the.���government display, j  . will   he:   a   coniph'tely' e:e|i.iip]K;d j  posioflico;    Among   its   feat'in.-e.s j  Avill   be 'Avorking   models   of   nil;,. n]i). v^y .^.^^ .-(, ���run ,,,.,,,.i,,,.  special  machinery en-', labor-saw- j M;,,,,,^,,.,,,,-,.,!   i,y   i.h,-   pnturic'ior-. -.of  ' j 11 tr devices usedin our post-office j p,>]Ty Diivis' i -?t.i n-    J  *rii<>i'i.-.Jui'l.s.'(.|f ( 'iiiiiuliiui.'  f..ir lie- i-n!i.iii;','.'"l''tliitl I"-'  r'Tin.'.'ly.'   I'yiiy-l''Vliii-iii.  C.Sl li  .' Vtltlfll  ]|cS>    < If 111 if 11  It.'.VlllVH     II  GREAT  Northern  Railway.  THE SUKVKYOU'S CHAIN   .M.AIJK   IT TI1K SIIOUTKST     c  Tlt'-AXSCON'TIXKNTAI^  IIOUTK.  rt i.- tlie p.ioat iiiotlci-ii  in equipment: it i�� the heaviest  railed line;  'it li.ib ii rcick-biillsist roiicIMoel: it ci-OfJes* no sand doserts-: it was-   built  without ii land jii'smt or yovi'i-niiiont aid: il  i^ noted  for oourfe&.v of its  employes?: it is the: only line MTviiur ine.-il-on the a la carte plan.  .    T1IROUCU1  TI1K CKjWDRKT St'liXKKV  IjV AMKKIC'A  BV   PAVUCITT. '   ���  For KON'I" STKKLP. and the KA.S'J' K'C-)0"^':^���A^��� MINKS. Weekly  Sta^e   from  Kuliopull.    Steamboat i-omnuinl.'ation.s from .Ieiiiiin<rs  iliirinu  Hummer.    Quickest, and  I"5esi  route lo all  part-- ol the UniU'd,  Stale.-.   Kiislern Canada and   Kurope.  ticket*-and complete infonnatitin call or addre.-*:-  neare-t iiucnt or  " *%'   .....   ..'.A'   "A*'  , i    _ ���T,r*^-s**Tjr���  'Any information Avill be  freely  otherwise,   on  alio matters relating  ing, Mining Stocks*  Real' Estate  and   Busi-  ness    general I}'    m   .the   district   of. South   East'iJi"  Kootenay     by      CRANBROOK'S      PIONEER  fl  BROKERS. ~~ "'""  IMtcVittie   &   Hutchison.  I 'East Kootenay is all right.' I  'or maps  C:.(;.UL\C.)X.(.'enera!  A��ent.  Spokane    Wash.  I.WJHTNKY. (i. I  SI. Paul  . and T.A  Minn.  "MUNSON NO. 2."  PREMIER HOUSE  SHEEP CREEK, B. C. K. J. HIGBYE. Proprietor.  ��� ���   First-class Accommodation for Travellers.   ���  v       Everything    New  Windermere   ttfuye  Slops   Mofh   (.ciiiiii'  ;incl\* Coming.  Tho  The Best   Writing Machine  TllK   ONI.V  INTERCHANGEABLE  STEEL TYPEWHEEL  Kleyautly   lllu.siraled   ('aLaloyuo  '     " ���      '"       Kree. '  Fort Steele  Meat Company  l-,KJ3KH   iind   SALT   MEATS  ALWAYS  ON HAND.  ROBSON & ROGERS, Prop's.   ,  1    Frc,:.sli Tlalilnif.   Salinon,  .Salmon Trout,  Butter and Ey^.s.    Fi.sli anel. Game, in Seii.son.  Bo I ejgna  Sausage,  Addross Edgar A. Hill, Manufacturer, 94-96 Wendell Street, Chicago  Riverside Avenue,  Fori Steele, B. C.  s<i  M  :~yr-  r ���)��� Tjiic I'm.■>!']■:<:von. roirr stf-elk i;. c. j.\n.-ajiv v., r.o
Tlie G&iiaQi'i BanK oi Gommeroe T. 6. flrmsBronfjl***************************
Profeswloiia',
li. 10.   W'.M.K'K.K, Ccn. Man.
■ HEAD OFl-'iCH TOKOHTQ.-
Paid     wp    Capital     $6,000,000.
Uo.v. (Ij.o. .\. \'ox. J'ri'-iilein.
GOLD DUST PURCHASED. HONG KONG DRAFTS SOLD.,
EXCHANGE on all part1-, of the: world bought and .-.old.
i '
London Agents—The Bank of Scotland.
Fort Steele c? Cranbrook Branches
J.VV. H. SMYTHE, Manager.   ,
'The   Milwaukee'
3Etye %JV0*p£ctxn:.
SATUKDAV, .IAN I'ANY   l."i.  I'.tlK).
£f
V t.tnuiiar n.ime ''or tie.- ('hieain.
\Ill\i-iiulf('.' A St. ,I'anl !(:tilu.iy. Uiiiiwn I
aU i>\<'i-th<- Cniiiii a*, r11».- (li-t-ut liuil-i
wii.v niiminj' flu- ■■I'lmnii Lanital," s
train-. ecci'A (la\ anil ni^i.l ltemet-n .St. '•
I'aul ami I'lliiM;*.... .mil Omaha and j
("hieauo. "Tin- t>111#% |» i-l.'i'i ti'.'i'in*. in |
the Hnrlii." I_'nilff-iii!|il: >'iin'm etinn-,
suv maile with .|tV 'Praii-cunriu.'inul !
hint'-, j-.-nrini' In i.a-M.'Uitei--- ihe In.--.! I
-er/ii'i.* 'vikimi!.,, l..i\ui-i<>ii-. eiiael't'-. I
eKvti'ir hjlit*(i .*.Li*.iiu heat, i'i a s.'rilvj,
t'tjiuleii l»\- no otlier line. -    '*
Se>-   thai   _\oiir r'u'ket read.*, \ ia ••'}'
Milwaukee" «iiei] ^vhifi   n* a;j\   [nu'iit
in the I'niteii ai.iti.--* Hi'  Canada.      All
Kootenay   river   i>   open | ti,.iceT a-em-*-ell tl.em.     ,
i'roin lioiinor'.i i-'orrv to thoJake. |
Koj;t ^>T!';i;ij:. B  ('.
MANUFACTURER   OF,
Tinware, Cul\"anizcd Jron, Sheoi
Iron,   Stove   Pipes  a-nd
Coppcrware
BUILDINGS HEATED .u«. VENTILATED
Plumbing,   Pipe   lining  and   all
kinds of sanitary work
ftir Tioht—Hot Blast Stoves
Hydraulic;    and  'Air   Pipo>   i'or
Mine.-.
Sl'I'iClAIv   ATTENTION   I'AUi'TO
,1013   WORK.
.*;Fort Steele
rcantile Co.. Lit
i
LOCAL NEWS NOTES.
N. A. Wulliugui-retiirnod from
a trip to Wolf crook on  We'dm*-.-0
day last.
Now is the time to in-uiv.   Ue-
ineinber the fate ol  the   International Hotel, and call at once on
M. A. Bkai.i;;
Airont Imperial In-airum-!* Co.
The
.     .!..     ...       .'*      ......_...*■■ I  -•'
Fur i»U"«. ]):iiii]ihJei- or   olhi
This i.s the first lime in ten'year.-.[ .nation, aiiure---,.
that the river has been open   sojj. \v. cWi-kv,' "    c. )°. Km.v.
ioiur in mkl-Avinter.   __ ; "    Tia%, i*..-, aW, i;ein*r.u.\«t-ni.„
—;  ,     i     , '• SKATTLK. \l ASH.    fOKTI. AMI. Olf.
'    Joe Taeuhabstii". , "Watchmaker [ '., ..        . :	
and Jeweler,  oppo-.il*>   the   LJo>t
MENTHOL
ft'DsL
I*
We c<(ar>ntce that the«« j
Pl.ui.!rj  will   rclitve
p.iin quicker than any
olhtr.    Pot up onl-- la
22c. Hab-itti u-J 5i-.C )
■ny-i ro,'!<.     Thi latter .
aijor.-e you to cut the !
Plj.:.:r xx; tire
''.'. vs r>y   f k i:i II y ;
.'.i'i Ul1   !"E"v   .m;"i5
r 'i '" for .in c-iiar- •
«•   ■■*■>•    ' i
-*.'■« v . -//--•I,'": .io
Fort Steele, (Cranbrook '.v Wardner
nitor-
The Kinphatie Stateiin'iu thjit the I).
.X Iv Menthtil IMav.er i*, doiu^ a jjroiit'
deal to alleviate mMU'til-jiu and rheu'-
niatisin i^ hased upon facts. The D. A
L. ,1'luster never fails toi Miotlu: aiid
fjtiit'kly oniv*. Maimfuetured l>y tin
1 I)avi~ A- Lawifiioi* Co.. Ltd.
I-
.*'
|^ GROCERIES
* BOOTS
Ofiice.    All work Lnniranteed.
last.
Tlioma.s, l-'Cnwick wa.-. in  town
fur a Cuav clny-s durin.ir tho week.
Fort Steele Boys Accepted. , '   „ "
  ,     A letter roc-ived   from   F." K. 'tiu,e-      ^.he  latpsi arriva] i.s'.Mr.
'Malcolm    Mc.lin.es   of   Cran-1 Leach -.tatHs that ail of the "bovs : K<lwurd McKenzie„of Afemtreal.
brook was in  town  on  Tuoelay'l who weiit   from   Fort   Sieele   lo! who was somowhut amuscfl whon
j join the second Canadian contingent paasied the >evere medical
examination with liyinsr cedors.
and are now doing the work of
soldier-..    They ha\x» been meas-
iadi4"
i j it emanates, and are  aa'cII  satis
thon-h they have not  vet   been  fted with tlie k«owlodgc that the
.■sworn in at the time oi;* writinjr.   fiev-v ,van'ioi,s who are "oin"  to
It has not been determined when
the detachment Avill leaA'e for the
seat of war. ■
John  PJ.   l^inlc  retiirnci
Spokane on Thursday.
rrenn
Jack   Macdonald   of'the Gen
tral Hotel wasa a  contributor   to'
the band boys fund.      [Ii>   name
was  inadvertantly "omitted  last
week.
asked what Canada thought oj
'the alleged Fenian invasion e>f
that country. "It's all.newspaper
talk", he said, "and Canadians
are 'losing no sleep pu account of
ured'for uniforms and have had-1 'iL     W(i-'v'now hx,m wha''1 &ourcc
blankets served out to   them
Torn C. (Jray i.s neiA\" vice-
j.nx'sident and auditor cd' the
Sni^i)ter. Ore'i;-eni,.'ToAviisite Co.,
LimHed,        ;    " '
R. O. .Jennings returned *fron'i
Kimberley on Tuesday.   ;
WI. McTmios of Cranbrook will
re-e'pen his meal market at   Feirt
Steele   in'  the  course  eif  a   few
"days.
II. W. King of Chicago; IJ. I\.
Dickson, "Winnipeg: O. V. Cross
Montreal, aiiiLWni. I'.ryden. To-
ronlo: we're in the city during
tlfe past week.
O.'C. Dennis writes to friends
in Nelson Unit he-forms one of
the Edmonton contribution to
ihe second Canadian contingent
Mr. Dennis was formerly mining
recorder al Fort Steele, and later
government'agent at Kaslo and
gold commissioner at Nelson.
X. A. WaMinger, Mrs. Wallin-
ii-er and Mrs. Ccjrsan' went lo
Cranbrook on Thursday.
C. F. Smith "Raldy" left for
New York on Saturday last. It
is '2'2 ye:ars since he was last
there. ■
The Kootenai Herald says-
There does not seem to be any
prospect of a train service ori^ne
Kootenay Vallejy road. . There
is a train over'the road at present nearly every day.'but it, has
no schedule and is hot a daily
certainly. We hear that the
prospect for regular service before spring is not good." In the
mean time the road'bed is being
put in good condition.
r
Nanaimo Sits on Joe Martin.
The following   resolution   A\ras
adopted at 'a crowded, meeting at
Nanaimo on  Saturday "evening.
"Re'solved that "we  the, members of  the' labor  organizations
and other citizens of the City of
Nanaimo. desire to express  our
emphatic  condemnation  of , Joe
Martin in his  frantic  efforts ,to
wreck the  present Government,
and also his pitiable hypocrisy in
j allying himself -with those whose
constant endeavor is lo crush the
cause of labor.
Germany Will Go It Alone
Saul Wri-htTaTt' .^-member of |     Tlle U»ittjd Sl!ltos ^eminent
ihe Northwest   Mounted   Police. . w" »«>t join Cormany  in a   pro
left a few days ago   to  join   the {.test of Great Britain's  action   in
second contingent    **i    Fort   Ma- J sizing American cargoes of flour
r'0<lf' ,., 'and detaining Gorman vessels.
A. T. CahlAvelfeauie   up   from       "There is absolutely   no   reus-
Hull river on Thursday. , "*■ ^'by the* United States should
                              ; join any foreign power   in   mak-
Mesdaines    llns-<   and    XeUon   jM^r i-,.pn'sentalions  lo   Kagland
bv tmerifetic etl'orls siiccc'.'ded in
devour Canada blood raw are
wind-jammers of the eighteen-
carat variety, and that their talk
of gore is''gu1T, , A few hot-head-
eel individuals; who»have dpi tided themselves into the belief that
thoy'-haveoa grievance) against
England, no doubt realize that
this would be'a line time to add
to the complications ' e>f Great
Britain by the invasion of Canada, and hence the incentive of
the raid.' But they will, take it
out in talk."
Another interesting visitor to
the capital during the past week
was Mr. P. Labry of Manchester, England, who talked enter-
taingly of the Boer war. *• "The
end of the war will no doubt see
England supreme all the way
from the Capo to ■ Zambesi'', he
said. "The Boers had every advantage in men, munitions and
position ai the outset, and they
have won a few battles. But
Britain's sea power will enable
her to win in the end. Although
the navy may not fire a single
shot during the Avar, victory Avill
be due to it, not only because it
will make possible the transport
of unlimited troops and munition, but because it will proven I
any European nation from talcing part, no matter-how much
they wished to do so. "
13. G. Siggers, patent lawyer,
Washington, D. C. U. S. A., reports the following patents
granted January 2, I6<ki. by the
U. S.  patent ollice   to  inventors
*
*
I
I
HAY    and    OATS
m
w
*
#
,*
m
w.
and CROCKERY %.
m
&
G-iant   Powder
Fuse   and   Caps
Jessop's   Steel
NORTH   STAR   LODGE
con j- s'i j. i,i,h. ii o
''•& NO. 30.
A.  I". AND A. M.       C. R.  B. C.
Ilcijiili-   mum tlnt-'s- 1st   Tu.-sil.tv  I'i   I'irti
iiimilli .it < i'.'lit o't'liii'k.     A'isltiiie Jlii'tli.'ni :ira
(•(lllll.lllV llivfti'il ,
,\   W. lii,K*.s|.Ki,!.. Sfcruury. ,
I-'.iicr Si km.k I>KVKi.ui*uisM-SrM>i(jATS Ltd
l.-'s Ijciilt'iihall Sii-ccl. London. ICn^lnntl      .
N. A. WALLINCER,        FORT STEELE.
I'OST OFKIOK IIOX «.
THOMAS    McVITTIE
Fort' Steele B.C.
//. /,. CV MM I iV.S"
/'. L.tS. if- 0. li,
Fort Steels B.C.
\V. It. liu-ss. 11. W. IIKKCHHC3L
ROSS& H£RCIIM£R.
Barristers     -      -     Solicitors'
NOTARIES PUBLIC
.   CONVEYANCERS. . -
Fort.  Steele,  Ii.   Oe
and    SHOES,
DRY   GOODS
GLASSWARE
X.    BDE
o\
LANDS and MINES
NOTARY  PUBLIC    '^
CONVEYANCEB
Fort Steele,     -    . B. C.
WRITE   FOR   PROSPECTUS
.■,'■»' "      -       •    ■
■<, * t  ;',     — of— ; ■' , ' :"s \
i
d
i-s a   result   of  seizures  already i in tlie Dominion of Canada.    "lie
collee-tinii" ovi.-r >?|oo lor the  vol- ,    ..      . , . . .   ;    ...        ., , ...
who went  to South    \t-   "':td,->-   said ;i ])r(/minent   Amen- j will mail a copy ol speeilications
UUtecl-s
ric-a from thi.s .-ec-tion.
1 can oflic-ial.
Hotel Arrivals. Waahinftoii Letter.
W*im)mOU:—K.A.Hal!. K. Jf. A.-, lomr as linglnnd is merely
sy.nall. E. E. Orchard. L McDer- ■ tijriiin'w- the Uoers she will meet
molt. Crannrook: T   .1. Wei
and drawings ol any patents teuton cents in stamps., "A. H.
Canning. Toronto, rotary engine:
Paul E. Doege. Toronto, propul-
> sion'of boats:   I. P. Dooliltle. To-
'"ii'Vwith lol-, of o].j.ositicMi in H"hj ,.oll1o. «:<,vor ras'eninir for fruit
Kimberluy: II Ro-er>. Sj.okane: C()ll!itry .but as .soon as any • Ku- ] jai,s ((1. s1inn„r VCSSP|S: .|as.
,1     C      Nelsc,,,.     Uupont.    h.aul.nj])<..,n |KAVI!I.   attempts   to  H.*|> ibrinkwHtor.     Winc-hestcr.    iml-
Uoods.   j,,. tJ,.* world will   be   astonished   |()(.,..  f.   (. ,..„,,•   CM«nOicl.   making
by tl.- depth ol ,,i-o Kmrlish sen-  ,.„....,...,.,„,.,
'.riindenburii.  Kalisjiell:   .,,.„..,, ,1,.,.  wj||  di^elop   iu   lhis|
Wright.     Tracy.      Ed
North Star: TomC    (.ni\.   Nei
son:  M.
SHARES 12^ CENTS
A id dress
Secretary   Empire   IVIining   Co.
KIMBERLEY,   B. C.
KIMPTON   &   PITTS
WINDERMERE |£ DONALD
General JVlercHatits
Mining supplies a Specialty
.Miners going nortliAA-.ird via Ca,noe River Route will find it a large
saving and ooiiAX'nience to procure their supplies at Donald.
flcci. S. .Alef'-irt.-r. ;        J- -A. Iltirv-'j
HARVEY & McCARTER
i o
JUirrMer*.   tfoUwttn's,   SS'tit'tripj*   Public^
Conrrymifflit't fc.
POUT STKUI.E. B. C.
UKVKJ.STOKE STATION uiid OOLUK-N'
COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY      MAD2.'.
IDouqIqs  Cor Stan
{PM-MI'.)
OFFICE -Kivi-rsltlf; Arenuu.
Next, Door to l>levs*OeU'x>l>run Store.
E. J«..SCOVIL
MiNiNX; iuioki:i:.
1
NTOT.AJ.V PUIfLIO.
l.'e.il Kstuu-^iml C.'enei'iil .A-.'eitt
WINDERMERE,    B.' Cl      ti'
C'rirret-liouileiiee SutirUcd.
G.   JOHNSON.
*  Assay    &.
(JUAXBKOOK.   «. C.
•Metallurqist.
SOLE ALJKNTS foi"
Canton Steel Company
Windermere. Golden and Donald
Mininu" Division.s.
T. H. TAYLOR. C. &.-
PROVINCIAL   LAND   SURVEYOR'
Sui-voys  ol   Mineral   ctuiuin.  Kcnids,
Minos, etc.
WINDKKMKKI'l   H. C '
ROYAL   HOTEL
>i
<• ,t
11
Agents  at  Windermere  for the California Giant Powder Co.
Lac ev.     Val
I      appk'-jmce:       I'.
leylield.    spool-lilter
K. J..il.gl.ye. hheep   Creek: .Jf. ,coiml,.v.      M|ool|.   isJ: gc.od clear, rur\,(|.|1 .,s|MK)M1ll, '111;,.,;hi.,es: . T.
W.,Iving:vChK:ago:    \). K.   D.cle- ; , hjck(.,.   than,, AVater, , a.idM,iost,;'Tv  1{:,()),(n; Nelsoii: comlnned liar-
son. D. -),Maso>,..Winnipeg;,   (.. | A.meHcWs realize tliat   Um'"'pre-j.V(U,'u.,..' (i,,,^,,,.,. „,1U|  ha-go,'.   J.
AW Crnws,' Montixai;   \V„i, Hryd- : .s(,,-v"il,..i,„, of their   oavii  .nice, "as- j w_ ,-1t(,i,,,I.s.     Toronto,    driving
son, Toronto:   !,.   I-aviii, ■ J ol.)a.c;e-o :■       r)      . .■.' fif.,,'ends on   the   nlti-i       ..      ?'■       ,*'■''   !•■   .'•       r ■   '!'
Plains-    A.   T.     ('aidAvell,  . "Mull i( "..'   m" ■    '  ] : '  .       , !,i..c'cha.iis.ii    lor   bic-yles:    L..   .1.
River; : H.   I'1.   Collett,   Winder- ;,ni,,,; v"'""'y »' ,Il('••^"•vlisli: ,:    ,. | |-;.-„ti,.     Lea.ningt.on,     acetylene
men*..        _____    _^__    __■__ j    .A go<»l inany "Canadians   lin'iij gas  apparatus:   A.   L.   Schram,'
READ,,'  i ii). at^V.-ishingion   from   time   to ; Wopelstor.-k. wa,'ter page:.
THE PROSPECTOR.,
CALGARY FLOUR
:'>sliS;"M§%#gS»fc:':::3
l^fS POPULAR SONGS
u%0*&  with W(iui)3 mill  Humr; rnmplot*.
•Mitlr   Jrititrd and Itotind In on«, ▼■■luiuc.     A
tr».ia «nilf.ctlon nf Musical <I»:m.i, i^ntiinnnt*., path
tile rnmir.: » rcrlti%!ilB trevmry of !hn irorM's popii*
liV.*' ami lwaultfnl  i..tnci.    Trier,  10 f.vn\a% jKwtiai'1.
JtniN.'tTON * lli.KAin,ANr,7l Vonj;«*Jt., ToronUi, C»n.
:PJONEER  BARBER SHOP
i '   '
j Everything Strictly First Class.
Next door to Ihe Prospector.
KLMI'.IOh'LKV.
Tin* I'Miir.-t Litiiitir.- uikI
('ii>:ir» nn^l l.t'M l-'nrni-lit'il
I .(MIDI*,   in   'I'tuvn.
J.   I.   GATES,   Prop.
XMAS
IS    NEAR    AT    HAND
Don't Delay
To   eet  your   Photo   taken
at once to/send to youT".friend.
PPPCf   THE        '''
I  I CSb       PHOTOGRAPHER
FORT..STEELE.'" ' '   '  '
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