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 *: ������-->���". * r-*r-3M -SVIfi'S  THE I'ROSI-'ECrOR HAS IJKKST-T  API>'!iN*]'i.:ij *mn  OFKICIAJ,   ���?  ^  *     GOVERMMENT   GAZETTE     -"  AC'S  K I'-or South l-.ist lfoulenny.  &*       , 31  v-~skt in ��--*���;?-;..;'--���;;.���* va.**'.  **s*:s~-h��#  *  ti THE   PROSPECTOR   CON-  * TAINS ALL  PU3LIC NO-  :t- TICES AND GIVES THE  ��- LATcST TELEGRAPHIC  1 AND LOCAL NEWS.  *  ���*  if  ���A  ������>  VoZ. 5.  7?0;v  "O'v  STBBBB,  13. C. SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 1899.  New Advertisements To-day."  JI, W. H)eandcll '.     I'ano ,i  i^orl SUM-lo Mercantile Co     "     4  Oaun&Co ,      "     fi  II. Krmeinan     "     S  ri. Arnold k    .'....      .    "     :l  XoMco��� John Uidh'uod T      ,"     5  Notice���Wm. H. Hoss     "   '6  No 1.  BIG  CHIEF  MINE.,  =iD ���?   'fr  Mr. K. J. Highby came  down  "from   the~Big   Chief jnine   on  - "Wednesday.     Mr.   Highby says  ""flhat, the property is looking better every day.      A   new   tunnel  has been started  about 100 feet  ^>elow the No. I tunnel.  *      The qre'js'of, a  higher  grade  r..ha,n  that found  in   the   upper  funnel.    There is no  doubt  but  timi tho Big Chief, is a bonanza.  ST.   EUGHNE.  The ore bin at the siding hav-  injj; been completed, the owuers  will commence next week, to  haul' the ore from the mine to  (l.he siding. ,    .-.      '  ' Liako Shore: ��� Development  work is being rapidly pushed.  Mr. Farrel, tho manager, is determined.to havo a large shipment ready1 by the time that the  railway, company is prepared to  ^receive it. '        ��� , n  Aurora:���O. J. Johnson is still  "driving the "tunnel on this property. Mv. Johnson says that  l.he Aurora' will soon become a  *hipp��r.  . sj, / estet;La. * ' ' '  " Work'on this mine is pro-  ���^rossing rapidly, 150 foet of air  ��� pipe ,was ordered on Tuesday.  Several newjnen have been pm-  >>k>ved. Mr. Poison, the owner,  Is 'expected at Fort Steele about  February'1st. ,.   , ���     \^  CHICKAMUN  STONE.  A  :largo  amount of  supplies  vere taken to the mine ������ on Monday, '  Two  shifts  are  at work  ' clftvoloping the. claim, c   "  ,     v   ,_  Archie McCloud  reports  that  a largo  number ^of  m'en :are at  work developing several  claims  >in the vicinity of Palmers Bar. ���  ,'�����'', Sullivan ,Group.  A  large amount bf work has  ,t>een done during the past voek  ,in t.he placing of machinery   and  .the   construction   of   buildings.  fC-itr:,     The shaft house and gal-  , Bows frame has been  completed,  che hoist placed ih position, and,  "with the exception of a few connections,   which   are    expected  ���.every    day,    everything . is    in  readiness    for    actual   development work.  ' The main 'shaft   is  down -IB feet.     A new shaft has  a-ji&en started aboutlyO feet north  ,c��f   No.    1   shaft,   which   is now  dov.n 20 foot, with a good  showing ;$C carbonates.  Worth Star.  Development work  is  proges-  .��ing   rapidly   on this   proporty.  The large 'double  compartment  shaft is.now down about l;")0feet.  A number of men are: engaged in  drifting in the old No.. 2   tunnel,  following1 the  ,le��vd   north   and  .���south.    On fho Stemwinder, one  .*��f the North Star group., it is reported that in the tunnel a large  >ody  of   ore has  been    struck.  Che ore is a pyrrhotite,' similar  ���o that found in West Kootonay,  -a,rrying copper and gold.  Copper Crown.  The shaft on this   property   is  lown .55 feet.    The ore seems to  a changing to   a grey copper,  ^hree men are at work.      Water  '<���   slowly coming into the shaft.  that ho has knowledge of a military coup planned for Wednesday next, but does not give the  names of those involved or details of the plan.  The Sunday Special correspondent in Paris hints at= similar  knowledge, adding that the  court of' cassation on Thursday  will give judgement against  Dreyfus. The judges, the correspondent avers, yielded to the  government's plea of "raisons  d'etat," and do not dare to pronounce a decision which would  result in the downfall of the republic.  a  i It "Was An Eagle.  On Tuesday last, while Mr. T.  Bevens, was .attending fo , his  horses, a large eagle swept* down  and canght a cat that.was within a few feet of Mr. Bevens, who  instantly'struck,the bird with a  pitchfork stunning it,' then running the fork through the eagle  killing if. The eagle 'measured  G feet 2 inches from tip to tip.  RAILWAY STEWS.  Fast Mail to he a Hummer.  ��,Cleveland, O.���As a   result of  a  meeting  of_ division  superintendents of  the Lake Shore &  Michigan Southern railroad just  held   here   to   rearrange    time  tables, it��is "announced  that  the  new  fast  mail, 'wYiich  is  to be  started   next Q Sunday   between  New York  and  San  Francisco,  will be the.fastest regular  train  in  the  world.     'That is, to say  there   i.s  no  other  train   which  goes  as great >a  distance in as  short  a time* every  day  in the  year.     The  total   reduction  of  time between Now York and San  Francisco    over  ' the ' present  schedule is a little over 11 hours.  Five Cents a Mile   is   the   Rate   on  | the Crow's Nest Railway.  o   .  The (passenger  fates   on   the  Crow's Nest railway will be- on  the basis of f> cents , per mile,  counting $2 for steamer from  Nelson to Kootenay Landing.  The through fares will be as  follows:���Sirdar $2.15, "Fisher  $2.95, Kitchener $3.35, Goatfell  S3.o5, Moyelle; $5.15, Cranbrook  60.15, Fort Steele Junction $6 65,  Wardner $7.25, JafFraly $7.75,  Elko $8.40, Fernie $9.30, '"Crow's  Nest $11.10, Pincher $13.05,  Macleod $14.55.  It is reported that no night  passenger trains will run over  the road this winter. The service will be on alternate days east  and west, arriving at Nelson on  Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at' 0.30 p. rn. It is expected that a mail ��� service^ will follow ,upon the open ing of the line  for trains.  say. Tlie oath was then administered according to the Galician  belief and Czuby said: "I want  to swear that what I told ., you  before about myself is all true.  That is all!"  | ,.  Victoria Wows.  ��� Victoria.���An action has been  commenced in the supreme court  against Mr. D. A. Stoddart, formerly member for East Lillooet  in the Legislative Assembly, foi  sels already begun, and twenty-  eight others to be started in  ]690. ' ,  Guszczak was sitting opposite.  $200,000,  being  ihe  penalty   ai  He is a young man about 23 or  24 with .raven black hair 'that  hangs-down his neck aud curls.  His face is an olive complexion,  but   as    the    prisoner    finished  $500 a day, to which it is alleged  he is liable, for having set for  the last two sessions without  qualification. It is alleged that  he lost hie'qualiiication  by  sell-  spoaki ng ,a pallor ��� overspread - it i ng merchandise to the  Govern  and his chin quivered slightly  At the closing of the court  Guszczak was put under' arrest  charged with the murder of five  children. He showed consider-,  able indignation and protested  against tho treatment. He was  taken off to jail to await his preliminary hearing? '   0  f?  , Politics in., the Province. ^ '  The last-' bye-election befor.e  the legislature meets on Jan. 5th,  'was held on the. 29th of December, and made no change' in the  standing of , the house. Mr  Sword was defeated at Cowich-  an by a "majority of 30. by' the  opposition candidate Robertson.  The parties will stand as/follows  when the House meets on Thursday:���Government, 20: Opposition, 13: Independent, 4: Vacant  constituencies, 1: Total 38.  According to the above the  Government will have a majority of three votes over all other  parties combined.  New complications grow apace,  Mr.1 Npil, the twice elected member for Alberni, has again, resigned his seat. Mr. Neilson,  tho member-electfor North East  Kootenav. is also reported' to  have resigned. Neither of tho  seats can be tilled'in time for the  opening of the House, nor affect  fch��t Government majority.  Confprenco on Kootenay Rates.  c There was a conference at 1 he  Great Northern offices, says the  St. Paul Globe, between representatives of ��� that system, the  Canadian Pacific, the Northern  Pacific, and several other' lines  interested iu Kootenay business.  The recent opening 'of tthe -Canadian'Pacific's Crow's Nest Pass  branch to Rossland, makes that  road a direct competitor in that  territory with the Great .Northern and the other American lines  that run to that district. The  conference yesterday was to attempt an understanding that  should be mutually satisfactory.   ' : '     '   ��  Canadian Pacific Earrunas.  Montreal.���The Canadian. Pa-,  citic * railway ��� earning lor- the  week ending Dec. 21 were"$550,  000; same'week last year, $444,-  000;'increase, $100;OOfJ.  , "Again Resigned.     '" ���  Complications in. the composition of the now: legislature grow  apace. The latest novelty being  tho announcement that Mr? Neil,  t'ho^uyice( elected member for  Alberni'has again ^resigned his  seat, this time 'to avoid unseat-  iug'foi; bribery at the just disposed of contest in which he was  opposed to Mr. Ward. Thepoint.  is that some friend of Mr. Neil  was under incarceration for a misdemeanor, and Mr. Neil paid,his  fine in time for the man to -cast  his vote. Mr. Neilson the member-elect in East Kootenay. is  also reported to' have resigned  on,some technicality with the  intention of again being'a candidate.* Neither of,'the seats can  in any probability be filled in  time for the constituency to be  represented at the opening of  the House.  ment from his store at Lillooet.  Victoria, Dec. ,30.���An alarming-fire broke out here last night  in a block opposite the C. P. R.  telegraph"office, and before' the  ���flanK'S were extinguiyjM]j.aa^iano  store, a cigar store, a ttfi'ior store  and jewelry store twero burned  down.  A TERRIBLE, ACCUSATION.  How the Yankees Look at It.  Counter Influences in Samoa.  Berlin.-���There is much, comment here at the reported arrival of an American warship at  Apia, Samoa.' The new papers  regard it a a sign that President  McKinley, means to carry' out  the programme contained in his  recent message to congress. ��� ' ,  The Vossiche Zeifung says:  "No doubt Great Britain will  support America and thus para-  lize the slowly acquired German  preponderance. ��� There is not a  chance of Germany securing exclusive control."  Buffalo Made a Fast Trip.  Washington. The       cruiser  Buffalo arrived   today ' at . Port  Said     en      route    to    Manilia,a  just   1G1   days   out   from   New'  York.    Thus she has'broken all  naval records up to this p"bint in  her voyage.    She is needed badly in Manilia as she  carries  700'  sailors=to,;reliove men in Dewey's  j fleetqwho.se time has  long since  j expired.    * "  i ;���v  Tho Final Stroke.  q  Cairo.���Information lias reach-   .  ed here that the Anglo-Egyptian  troops, under command   of, Col. ���  Leyis,   have  deflated  the  Dervishes under EmirPodiL  ,  Colonel Lewis has boon pursuing' Fed il, and his ^followers  who comprise the remnants of  the Dervish army, up the Blue  Nile, ever since the defeat and  rout/of the KhaliI'e  man. ���-,  It is believed that Fedil's  defeat is the final stroke.  at  Omdui-.,  1 Von Holleben Called Early.  Washington.���Dr. Von Holleben, the German ambassador, has  lost no time in calling upon- the  officials of the state department,  presumably in conformity with  his instructions relative to reciprocity arrangements. Yesterday he spent half an hour closeted with Secretary Hay ':and he  has also talked with Mi1. Kasson,  \\ aasliiijAion.���Senator Haie i n i tlie   special   plenipotentiary ' in  charge'Of reciprocity  and  trade  Mining Netes.  Bill   Nye:--This  proporty   i.s  situated on Trail creek; nnil  has  lead 11 foet in width.    The ore  ,s a quartz carrying copper, gold  , nd silver.   " -4_ Alarming Rumor*.  '���ldon.-Tha Paris corrospon-  Nava.1 Munition*.     '  London.���-The Daily Mail says  it has learned that the acquiring  of ,the shipyard at Newport, News  Virginia, by Vickers,- Sons  and  Maxim, is a condition precedent  to   their  fulfilling   the  contraet  allotted to them by   the   United  States government for torpedoes  and  accessories,    which    would  have been given to the Schwatz-  koi's of Kiel hut for the anti-German feeling in tho United States.  Tho English firm is   negotiating*  Czuby the Galician Murderer has  Made a Second Confession Implicating- a1 Crown  Witness.  lrj  The following is 'the startling  second confession of the murderer Czuby:  "When we were talking about  the revolver' Wasyl^ .Guszczak  brought the revolver/ I took it  ia my ha.nds and he took it back  from me. He 'said we will both ,  go and kilfSirnom Czuby, and  take the money from "him.  Wasyl Guszczak came about' the  middle of the night on Friday  night to my house and knocked  at the door. I came out of the  house and took my clothes, and  went both of iis to the house of  Bojeczak and I started fighting  with Bojeczak. While I was  tight ing the old man, Guszczak  shot the three children- After  shooting- them' he took an axe  and started chopping the 'children. After he got'through killing the children he handed the  axe to me and I struck the old  man twice with the axe. Before  'the figlning started Bojeczak  gave me the money, there was $50  wrapped up m a paper. As soon  as,we got through with the murder I went in my direction and  Guszczak went in his direction.  Guszczak came   three    or    foui  speakin'g of the work of the Joint  High Commission said: ������' P, ��-  ���;The object of the " commission, as far as England arid Canada are concerned, has been from'  the beginning ii scheme for nominal concessions on the part of  Canadians as to matters which  are of'little importance, to be  offset by real concessions on the  part of the United States in relation to the fisheries and the  duties upon the competing products of the two countries, the  main'one, of "course, being lumber.  1   ' 0  "When the commission took  its recess a lev,' days ago the  Canadians went home' disap  pointed that they had' not succeeded in getting tha duty' on  lumber reduced about 50 per  cent, with a further sliding scale  of reduction which would result  in free lumber.'"  CA Warlike Article.  Loudon.���The Johannesburg  correspondent of tho Times, telegraphing Thursday, says:  Yesterday's issue of llie Rand  Post contains further inflamma-,  tory articles.    ,     ;  -,' Tho  paper  called'  Saturdays  proceedings     rebellious      plots  against the existence of the  Re-'  public  and styles  the  petitions  "lying   aud  libelous "document's  compiled in conjunction with the  British agent;s office."    Tt suggests that  if  a couple  of" wire--*  Qmllers were shot it would  avert'  a, r formal   war,   and   says   that'  Great Britain should be required  '"���=���"���  staff,  ice  brought assurances at, variance  with some the newspaper statements touching the relations of  the German government towards  the United States.  with  the  Schwartzkofs  foi   the -       acquisition  of  their   patent    for timos after the money, and I told  launching torpedoes. 1 ,--;���-  Priaceas's Lover in Jail.  Budapest.���A dispatch to the  Pesbher Lloyd from Agram, capital of Croatia and Slavonia, announces that Lieutenant Goza  Von Mattisick Keglovich has  been sentenced by court martial  to military imprisonment for a  term of five years for forging on  bills of exchange the name of the  Austrian imperial crown Princess Stephanie. He became notorious soine time age owing to  a   fierce   duel   he   fought   with I  To Settle Disputes. <j  London. ���The Anglo-French  disputes over territorial possessions in Africa have bean opened up for diplomatic' settlement  Salisbury formally proposed today fto the new FrenchSimbassa-  dor at London, Paul Cambon, a  joint commission to be appointed  for delimitations of the frontiers  Salisbury, however, partly lays  down the frontier lines, conced- i  ingFrance certain territory to the ���  south and west of the line drawn j  westward from Ubangli watershed, but firmly 0claimed for  Egypt and Britain the sphere of  influence over BahrEl-Ghazel,  Darafur. Borgu and all territories to the east shore of Lake  Tchad.     < q  Salmon Cinners Alarmed.  Vancouver,     B.     C.���Salmon-  canners are  alarmed  at  Dominion     Government     regulations.  They sa.yyf the fisheries department remains  obdurate  aud   refuses  to  agree   to the  canner.-*,'  suggested  amendments,  all  the '  canneries .on   the   Fraser   river r  must   close  down or  rather go  over to the American side.    Thi.s  means that a  British  Columbia  industry in which about $3,000.-  '  000   is   annually  spent,  will, be,  bodily transferred to the United  State.*-,.,  A Compromise.  Berlin.���The Emperor William  has entered into negotiations  with confidential persons representing the Duke of Cumberland  which will probably result in the  hitter's    son   Georire    Wilhehn.  succeeding  Brunswick.  Oflicial Trial of the Chitose.  San Francisco.���Tho Japanese  cruiser Chitoso sailed today for  the Santa Barbara channel,  where she will have her official  trial. The .lapanose crew Avhich  are to man the vessel after her  acceptance arrived here today on  the steamer Centennial' from  Seattle. '   The Chitose will go to  the Weekly  Sun  .isserfs I.'apan after her official trial.  him kiomebody stole the money  Guszczak- said if you don't give  me part of lhat money the whole  trouble will be on you. 1 said  than we will both have to account for il, Guszczak said T  know how to fix that so that you  will have to answer for everything. 1 took the money from  the house and Guszczak took the  revolver.. Lot Guszczak give  the revolver up."  This he said was all he had  to  Prince   Philip  of   Saxe-Coburg  berland    losi  and Gotha, husband of Princess  Louise Marie of Belgium, eldest  daughter of King Leopold, and  sister of 'Princess Stephanie,  whose love affairs with the Lieutenant were atone time the talk  of Vienna, and who i.s now confined in a.' private lunatic asylum.  to   the    Duchy     of  The Duke   of Cumin's    heirship   loi  Church Notes."  On Sunday   Jan.   J5th,    there  will  be  held  in  Cranbrook the  opening    services   of   the   new  church of England.',    The  Reverend Henry Irwin, (Father Pat)  of Rossland will  be  the  officiating clergynOn.  assisted   by  the  Vicar.    There will be  two  services,   Matins.   11 a.  rn.;   Evensong 7.30 p.  m.      The 'warden's"  al   Cranbrook   'have    extended,-  throngh the Rev.   C.   A.   Procu-  nier. a cordial invitation   to   the  public of Port Steele to be present.  11 is understood   ilmi   "Father  t Pat" will hold Even song in Fort-  jSteele at 7.30-p.m.  Brunswick by  up his''claim  Hanover.  . . ,     On Sunday .Ian. S Rev.  Ins refusal to give i   ���     ���   ���     ,-,"    -  �� nier is in   Forme,  to   the   llirout-  of I  Froeii-  Serious Trouble.  London.���Advices  from   Johannesburg say serious trouble is  again likelv fo occur there.  Warlike Movu.  London.���A     dispatch  Paris  says   the   French  ment will be asked to vote  hundred and   ninety-four  half million francs for tin  for 1809. of  which   amount  one  hundred and  Iwenty one  million  from  Mirlia-  thrve  and   a  navy  Coucui-niiiK' the Vaster Stamp.  Those who use the new two  cent, stamp will be;ir in mind that  it is two cents to Capetown and  three cents to the next town.  These new two-centers carries a  letter across the ocean, but do  not carry it from ,*in outlying  lown to Toronto.    The tariff for  en  ' o  9 ,,  i,  *' i  f I  11  %.  !i  fv  francs will be expended   on   the j the letter remainn at  tho  same  construction of  sixty-three   ves- j old stand, namely, three cents.  t x>
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:   "Apdlfurlher take notice that faction  tinder
«"fUon-:S?„ titust in- eoinraeneeil tu-fore the tssu-
■>nce of. Kut'h'.CertiUc'ttte of,.Iinproveineuts. t
jit-r,   ' :jj" '...P.', ■./'  tJTA.UAIJVEV. ,;'V'
"■■:  '.Dated this I5th day of November. A.O.. 1S-9R
'%*■:■'X .'-X .i'i NOTICE.   "■':    i'ityi: :Jt-
':'';, Stemwinderu'lliiic-ra!  Claim sittiuu^in the
y<irt SU'cle .'Minin',- hi visionof East. .Kbotcaa.y
■;i> W1tere~lo<-!itcti::-:SUu!i.U!s,ou.  HtteUl-.'bevry
ies a
; | Livery;■ ■': Feod^ and   Sale   Stable.
'Minoi;s!:g;cnng northward yia^^noo. Riy.y.r-' RqhU').'\yi 1.1 liivei"it a: large,|
■•'■ .saving and^onyenieJiceio procure ;thoir supplitjs ii,t,.t)<iiial<l.; j.
Agents ■'■'at'.^
■■.'■;■ Foi-lfSteule,:i\ C     -'
TKAMINO Ol'' A I.J. klNI')fvSOLIC'ITi:i>
itxti-i- 4'ti:J*xty':Xj       ^
;:;^p, L:.BE-"i7TGHEisr
Tout tiKKi.K 1)kvi:loi>mkntSY!1I>ii;a'iis f//%>
IJb Le.idenhall Stteet, London, I'liiTlinid.
T II O M AS    McVI T T 1K
F>.Iw-.S.   c^r   C.E.
h'ort Steele B.C.
//. L. C U M MJqXS.
P. L . S.  ,1:  C. E,
Wort Steele B.C.
J \
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=Pthe dat--! hereof w apply to tlie'Mltii ti^'1.   eSrflJir A   '-.  .:■ ^ ' :yX :jy':   NOTICE. ,'.-,•.    ';.:'■''. eV
AfornuCertiiieate o^ImproVenients.for the. pt'i'-i,. ,,.     'a'.'.,: ':.'.,,   ,-,--:■ ,.       ■*.','-.'°  ■■,. a
,PoseOf,ol*t-iihin'j "viicrnwp '-rant, of*the i.iwV!?*'IX':TliE Cp.UXTV tCOFH'I' 'OF   Ki'TO*|*l'rN,A Y
• iHl'OI. .
■ And'.ftirther 'fakt' nouee
thi.1, aeti.io, uiiiier .
t S»*etioiiaT tuus?.,hf?'eotrtmem*'Mi b'Sf>5r.*^t-.tsissii-
anew'of.sueh t,'<'rtitieaie of liriprovKineui.,. ."„.'.,
, ....j.-'natetl.'-his  ^('nt.y-"ii.'lMli' dav of. ,So*.'i'm-
'.■ iSr. iMW.X'': ';'•  "■■' :"'-iX +r '''  ' ;' .,    t'
^i.tj ■';•..■     ,s*gjl I. i-Jf(-(..KOI.) C I,' K RAN\'T\ ttoriii.i.y:
Xiqtior  Lkqnst?,
t . ;' - -:>>',::. ;NOTlCE;
.S'otiee i* herehy
o' ■■;'.. lJOU'jJ&N- A')', 'l-'OH'i: STKRI..:-*. ' ■■ ■ .
!'; , ViiiJi'e'fs'jji.'re.liy, (iiveii'tliw't on tup Mil i.ia.y
;of n'1l«f'Hjtii*r jst's; i), vi:ik ocii'i'i'il' by'''■*! t'.'ollfl,.:-
.liee'lY'f'.n.'tVisitii.ytCi.'tjt'f ,jui'i^' e.'t'lr.li James I '■'
AH'isti;o,!,!:i';';'v!l!.,::i.) ,\':l;ii)!:ist.rafor v)f t^oiVitinty
ifl ',l\oi',iena.y I>."IViItt*.,1 i.it-,/.tiiU.'V vj'.'iil! um.1 >ltnbti-
iitr l-hej:."".xf< 'i"tt"is ai"t'ie*''>Uv of" .Ki;rUii>i<te
v'Nuii'.ii dee' ^seii?i:j!<'r-tafe./• ■•....- •.■■■';■:.■ • 'i':'::,.
' ■■■' ,lyv't'M','.:. ;)(;r.si;Q"in'.l«.'t>;f. -i to the >i,;.Ut, .'.».i*e.H -...^t,
IwrittiliiXXyi tiVa'te' vX X'a'*- f''S';'X''•■!'• !''■'''*X
!*iU'i(-r>ir^i-iiv.;   ■ ■■•i-.-': '.   :.t./,.t. ...:.,. ^;.,,.T.
.      Every yerso.^ hJi^'i^^'it! tt'^'-^essh'tt I'tjet't
a v.itat'Wdaj** after j ^eiotl'rfiiK to the' dec iniseiOs t^-iiuired forth«i
■ :iy. , _■. ':.■ r1',:  " .-,     i  ,' ' ','       '       jr>"   '   ■;.   '.'■'    '
•M'ai'itifVi'ctfi»tir; of'a 11  K ijni\$. oi-ihunvlu^K;
l,unibei; and Siiiiv^les;
r;>;;A\va\»s [[7':'()ri '..j .hini'ii.".'■■
.dtitc  I 'shiiir Sijply'UtKtJifi'i/Old Oommissiener,.; (SuoLirytheundersi^a^d. ,;
;.'.Jm"n tr'aEsfer'of Uqii'or'.'.'116»nst-' froth ,»?.(,*., C<t;.l j        Every eret'lttct':t'r't't'J'Hiti*. per:-
■ -..-Syr »' traEsfer.of liqiior .'.Ilcsnse' > roth ,ti.(,*., t.o;»l j        Every eretlttct': or'','t.He;iT per-lHiV'liltviiiB.'.sln.y.'j. a—   y
■'.'■■ >lntei  corner .'iif .,,Vietori:s   Avynne   ana  C'os iT^',;rsi:.--.uii'e-st;.i'.T<■{ t,!-.v,#*»MdewasiHiTii ri'iitured i- Cp'"•
1 ..(Strqdt,, l-Yrnie.
'.*mit.h.^J„ ;•;...'; ,T.':
X9oaifiA tht* Xot, 4th.
.Alert  S«.;',«srx to V, B. ('-With.i«i.'U;if.'j da;,•'*.-''«■>*: titfs date,.M; ".euii hy  reK-'i
ais.elaim or tnu-rest. and i> ssa.etneut, of .his at'-
'a-t'-^^ta.,:.-1;:::^:;'■:.^.p't'ce.;.;.p;,a.-a.,, ■.■ • ^
,    '^ .Tht.TB.riti.sh' Oolurnbia Southern  Railway;
#'T;^<;-<itnpan.V -i-lil apply,to the rarliaraent. of Can-
*   '■',•■■' »da a|t'jtf» ne.tt Se-,sionTfor..iih. 4et .authorizing
■ "■'.'..:.;■'the Crtm'pany to proceed toeonstfttct its et'ist-
-^TT;_«-n-.seotioh )■»«,"descrilxjdjAa' the Act 80-61 ..'V"lor.
';"!Atoritv.T Chapter   30;   until the; first   of Janit-
T'Ta-ry.   1l*<Hi'; and   to   liuthorizf.-   the.'■ -Company'
T'-;toJAconstruct    or   .-acquire    and   ,,t.o  ■ opjr-
1        -jte'a ..railway between a point on its line of
',    'Vallvi-ti-v- in the^ioiKhborhood of Fort S,t<Sele and.
'■',';;'''".ja point atjor near Golden on the Canadian ,J?a-;
. ' ^bIUc".'Hail-way.  by1 h   route„ haylnH*: ther,siinio'
general direction as the yalleys^of the Oojjtm-
;■.-11 hia aiifl .Kootenay . Rivers.;? and   also ' branch
":■     )ini!(i tlierefront hot oxcecdlnB in any otto'ense
'. thirty miles in length.      '''"'■   '■'' ,j •'"■..'..
'.■'.'•i'', -"0;:-'  '•:'''" Hyord'erbf the,Botird. .•■ -. -,,•.,.'•..
yitX-ti"j":H. CAMPBELL,OSWAL1X Heeretitry,
,,!K;.v:,Montrcal.TSflth November. 18ft*.o1 ,'' T'sl"—   :
XXXjf 'y'Xij^X '.NOTICE,-;:';;:..;';;;^ iyy'"'
i't, ."■■.'�� Notice is Ifcreby Riven tha-, application will
.'.:'; .>(*. ttiajleuo the,, L'CKiwhlllve.'Asst'inbi.yiif the
"a TPrnvlitce.nf'Hritish' Cblitmbia, at i|;s;;next^es^.
tt', cjijn, for an.: Act- tn/itiiieiid the •.Kooutnayantl.
■■ ,3*orth 'West! Railway''eompany's,;A'et-lt(l!8 by,
X: conll'nnin>;.and ebns<didal:in|f''in tlie Ivoototiay'
X'-::»nd Nor'lh West Rii'ijwity Coiupan'y'iill Lite fran-,
,.; :rohi.sesi'ri)ihts and,jioworn i,'ra'iiU5d by the Hasl,
i1-'. Koitteiiiiy Jitfilwa'y .Coitipany, itii'd (,'raiHod by
Tp lite"   Soiil.li:feKtisi;:  'ICeoteiiay   '■ Kail.way..." Act.
f't-)MWto. the Son thKasf ICootenay -Hal I wtiy IJotu-.-
';.,' patty au'i lmrclmsuU or otlierwiso aeiiuirud  by
••'■* 'the^ sitid'ICool.enity: ami' I^orlh ; West Railway.
.   ;.Cotiitiany,'an(1 "toVey'teiifi-- ,the .time .or; times';
X llntlted in the. saurAcWor any or thent for' \}uf
\: -TntiihitMieitiueiU iitid.eyiiipleiioii ofxltv- woh.is oi*'
■ ■■ «ny part thereof;attlhprized bj^lhe said Acts or
a'nyof tlieni and extend hit: the  time,, of' iflylns
tiny  .scctlrity  iir- ,Uie doini-' (if; any acts  for it.
'. periotl orthree years and for extended- powers
: aiid tor nil such other powers' as may be neees-.
'. sary to fully and completely e.arr.y on  and op-
' rraieLito works aforesaid oratiy ol'Tthein.
TDated this KLh daj'of December. 18118.
'■:■■"''■'■)'"        MrP-rii, i.ihs & Williams:.'.;
'   tt   , 'Solluiiors for tiie.Applicants.
colinr,. and th«' niit.UK 'of *h'« «>curtty fif any
held by,him.)' "After the'i.fpt.ratiou.of,;.he s;iid-|
thirtyj days, .the Atlu-.i'nLssira'tir ,4»ill" pnx-eed !
with ?he distribution pMlie estate, .hartnu re- '
(,'ardj. to those, claim*-- paly ot '.fhieh'; he 'shali
have had uottee.?'. '' '. ' : -,<,.', f; %•■-■'' •■■ ■■'',■": :t!
1 Dateiiat Foa-t St'St'e,thls'5tli(dayof Decern- ]
'■-.-.■■j:.': ■rj'.-'":j ■'X '���Xi.'.t'i ARMSTRONf5,/«'Ai
4-J-    „■ 'A ., oaieta! Administrator..;
3-;     .;"■ ' .     ..        ". ....  ■*-   .    ■-, '•.'■<■. ,;-...-.:...    '   ,    '"■■■....■.      X x    ,■       y ■ :■■■■ '■■
- Fort Steele:;Meat ^oiiipany.
;;;;. :;,; TEACHER WANTED./, , xy.
'■tAkiiistaht Teachot*. wanted ..'foi* the
Port'Ste^le Pti'olic. Sr*hool—must, have
a'Pt-bvinoialCl-rtiticiUeX Apply.to..
'-.'■'■ ■'■-%.:'."■.'' '   'ii<-"-i^K- ..Galbraith ■
"..-., tAj; .:,,,'   '...•; Secretary '.. ■
' '- NOTICE.-    ",
Notice.is hereby kIVuii that. applicatiYmwili
at'   -KOT1CE. ■-•'  ,.t.,tt,:,.,,•,..':- ;■
...    ...... .,.,.. . . -o . ':,"..''■ ..- ..■:■'- - ■■;■
Xbt,ice is hereby niven that the. partnership
heretofore snbsistin''. between us thet ttuder-
sit.'tie(l'ivs mallcon tractors, has this, day !been
dissolved by lnuuial coiiseiik.--' ■; - :.:X "'"
',.-,, All debts owitif tb^'the.sriid partnership are
jiu'bu ptiidloW.' D. VCerfoot at Golden in the,
Province.'of liritishc.Cdli!mbia>?'trid alhslaim.s
Miriiiiist the .said'partnership are to'lie present-'
eti to the said XV. 0. Kerfoot by whom the same;
will besettled. :' tt .. ' ■■-.■ -.; :-.-yy yy^j •'.',-, ■-,•-.': ■.-',.
.... .''Dated at Caluary, iti.the liistrict^ofi'Afberta
tlilS Mlh ilny'of Nbve'mbor, !'X:" U.TlSIS."'-;-,'.■'''""'
"Xj'X:-. A'- x- Ti;T-'t-(|;|K.li; ;\v; b- KERFOO'iv;   a;
yM-X>X: -i •:   X   '.-■.,. T   :■'- I..'C- FULMER.'-'.-'' ■'.•
-,-'''.;'% ;;;■,;■'    NOTICE:';;;;.-,'';'.'-/,;
Wc.aro" prepared to' winter,'-horses three
miles below"Elko,-, at Slieep Mountain.'Good
water iind pasture, fiflfl acres under Tfence.
Term's reasonable. V,        '   '
■'''"■'■ WALDO & INGHAM.
...':.;'•«:.'  t '  POR-SALE.       :,';,';
;'. Xii Ainalyavnatoi* for workino- free
millino- quartz. Saves over.5)0 per,cent
of 'ijolrt.. Weight with po^vei- 2S.000 lbs.
in Made sections for Packing'* to mountain claims. '.(:';ari be seen, near the St
Eu<rene.Mission, t ,i ; . ..,-,'
For Particulars apply.to
J. A. HAKVIOY, Fort Steele.'J3.C.
"■■■■:■.x,:■:Fresh;"and -Salt» Meats a 1 ways;■ '■ a""- ,'■*.'■ i. ■
■   '!.,/ ; ' "■,',",-  ;-' ;" or.- ■... j   , ...-"'■-,.: ;.-    .,., ;"«.-;;.'■■' •""..-■■ .. .'J\. ■■ xjj-.y  ■;-.   .-■:■'....;'
■'■-"■■' yi.i-'i   '"■-'^x.-':?-.: :;/;;:'oii' hand.;,^A.' '■• .'■;- ..'". ";.'•'.,'.' jry ':xx'.
.V./;l^c>bsG«^,<S;"Rocigeifs,'^ Pijop's
Riye rsid e'. A. v en u'e,A a
'he made, t.o  the   Lej-'islatiye  Assembly' of Ihe
Frovlncc of ' British Columbia', nl the next
it-.: Session thereof, by the North Star and Arrow
iT, Lake Railway Oqtnpany for; an Act amending
•■'- Section lli.pf the *;Nortb Star and Arrow Lake
Railway- Act IS9H", by e.xtendttii.'  for one year
-  the time within wiiieh the sum of Ten thousand j
...dollars in,.the siiid.Section mentioned, shall  he I
expended:   and  ftirther 1.0 amend the.Act by.j .  ;■„... ■ . ,   i*   ■'    	
additn-'as a third-See, on to the sehe.iVule there-j '   t     :  _'-,...   ,       ..       A  .   '
the lirst section of this.-schedule  by the most i' '          ,,.,.'-.
■feasible rotite to apoint at ,or near Goldent" ■!'■■. . .              :■■'.'
•..'.Dated  at Jl'ietoriii,   B.   C...  thi.s -jsth day of j     ' ' . : _—'J—   '       .
T-, NoYember.. A.D., 1H98.   '" .' , ;    .....                  !  '. ......    ":''''■   h"             ".   '  .''    Xy
''ft     -     ':    ■                ■''FE"LL|/i'GRKGOK-i;.         , '•                 , „    ;    '     ,s     '• ■         ■■''....,<,
Solicitors for  the' North  Sear and Arrow '
'  Lake'.Re.ilway Company, the Applicants. sn-:i
I" i*an.-i'u*ts a' «enerul collecting- and ex
chano'e.Ini siness.        .
•tub    t:
;    NOTICE. .
Tit A.MW A Y     l.OMPA.Vy
Al.'T.  1S!W..
'     Nbtice is hereby i?iyen that application will |      ; ;  .       , '.A
be made at the next, session of^the ^*«»^.'- I DRAKTS) CHECKS, TIME CHECKS AND
Assembly for the R.rovtnee of liritish t.olumola | ' !
for'an Act. .'itithorizinu'.the trieorp'fr.ii'ion of -X
C'othpan,Y■ .to construct and operate a line of j
.railway, commeucim.' M Smy.v \i\A:i\ on'.tli" ;
British. Columbia Southnru 'Kaiiway. (known j
as the Crow'- Nest I'a<s I'ailway ibetweet: '.Klk ;
Hi-.er and the town, of W'at'hi.'r th'-nce norther-
ly. betv.-'-i-n th'* iiase ,'! the Kofi;.'/ Mountain's •
and the Keotetlay Kiv.l*. to Oanal I-'lat.-lY-.iin-r.- ;
■alonir th'* west. ,si»,le of the f-olurnhia Lakes t" ;
Toby '-reek, thence w-.sterly aloni-' Toby and .
Grizzly th-'-.'lts.to, the foot of I,'pp'''r Kooteiuiy
Lake. Ihelii*'- a.'oin.- the La rdeati l.*i'.''i* aiid.
' ■I'rnuL Liiki'',to lh.- Wpp.-'-'Arrow Lakes '•"!,:
necliin-'at. some poin' t,..t-\veea [levels:,,,.,• an.i ,
.Arrow Lake with the Kei'eNl",''- and An-..* ,
Lake Branch Kallway, and in St.Miti'.n ,*li".''*i"
to conslMiel- and  operate a   Uramjli ■ U.iilway.
1-llllllIllK  fr"lll some 'mini, be I W.-tl    V-'i"!    Horse   .
anil Leivis rieeks't.o the Nortli War Mine   with ,
■ power to'operate tie* sat.l   Hallways cither  ny ].
■ineiit'is "f Steam or Kleel ileal power, af.-o   wlin :
•power I'leoiistruet. and "peratea  O'lee^apii
teletihone Hi"' i" eoiiiieefion wli.li'-.m*h I!
and' with  all "l.fier  u-oeil   po\
' Dal.'-'l at  I'-ovl Steeh*. AuittlKt. Gill It
'       : IIAKVIOV '■.*'.-.  McCAUTKl*..
'S"lleitor.s for Apiillean!..
Ui'iifi'i' issued payalilt*. iii '("'anuria  and
the Cnit.'-d Staler*. ,
New- York and East Kootenay ;:
:ye^\KiiiYi GLUBBIN&Dates'
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The;3 flcst   Pnpcr   at   the   Lowest'VP'i-i.cC
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The 'Thhice-a-Week '^ORLD proved
its . great vaine; by the ..proiiiptiiess.
thoroughness\llrid accuracy of its . reports from all the scenes of important
events. •'■'; It was as useful as a daily to
the reader, and. it will be Qfeqiialyalue
hi'reporting the gi-pat.arid complicated
questions Avhich are how before the
American.people.    .' >    •   ',. ,
It prints the news'of, all the''world;,
haying special correspondence from all
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has brilliant illustrations, stories by
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coinjjlete markets, departmentsjoi-, the
household and .women's work ami,other
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Riverside Avenue. Fort Steele.  B.C';
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:t.";„.'■''':;':alueht. -fiEE. propkietO'k. : •.',-■;"
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;.';:,Cigars i&nri- Tobacco., iyiyi.ytiyii't
i ':ii'x ': i;.;;Edisons'^Phbriographtt
:' ■uFpi*:'private pariys and liome.yamu'se:-
inent, the Phonograph is-;just the".thing.,
Why not, give it a trial'-' Terriisri-cason-
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able, leave orders at the;Bo wliiig' A Hey
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■xy ofteneral Blacksmith,
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:|:";.;ANr>*IMP(feTER OF'
;;; ;;*Rocky Motmtain /Avenue
JJai-ristors      -      -      Solicitors-.
Fort   Steele.   P.   (}■
Fort Steele,'     - B. C.
CIoo. S. MoCiiitrr. . j. A. lla»v«>>-
ISiirrintcrs,   Solicitor*.    Nolaric' Publie,.
Ct>nvn/aueirt> tie.
0      FOUT  STKKLE.ji. C.   ^      ,
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. Mr. TlKim'iis l*'.(l>* Iisi*; Im'imi. .sippnliin-il ii'ir
iii.'ciii I" fiilliTi Thk I'iK.isi'Kfi'OFi's ii,-i;,,nnis
iinil hi-, rec'.'il'l "ill !"■ n sulliclcnt 'IKcli:irL-«>.
Ti'ii'.-i'lli'i-s will.■find tli.i*- lioli'l Ihc
inuHl <*.iiiif('i*tjililt- tin IIkvI'ihiIi'; Id Terry
<'ri.*f.l< and <;i*nm;i* Mfiiiiilain.
;      Fort Steele, B. Q. \, ■■';.'
{.. . .    ,      .    _.  ,hi '   ,       ■   ■■
•Timvare, Galvanized Iron, Sheet
Iron,   Stove Pipes  and
Gopperware ,'<■■'■■'■
' ■ ■■:'■ *'■-.       '■' . ■'■■     .-' ■   . 'e   t  ,°  ' ■
Plumbing, 'Pipe   fitting  and  all
0 ■•'.  k\nds of sanitary,Avovl-r  ; '.
'."fl'ir Ticjlilr- Hot Blast Stoves
tj yd ran Lio   'and   Air  'Pipes   for
.    . . Mines
Wood   y^Rb
Corner, of Galbraith Avenue aiidTTLes-
"'"7.1 ■'. ;-''■ lieStreet.-     "'..,; :'<'-
Leave   Orders' lOitlc'tluX Water .■JJeiivcry
'■i'tX'ix'j'i j- :"Mm»ty'y'Xsy.:.\. ...' ;..■■.'
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GRANT ■ BELANGER,   Proprietor.
Why ..Not' Invest In
Tlie Lead ville ot .East Kootenau
Contractor iind^Buifcler
X "Xiiij. :1iN6rtyStee%,iPii 0.
'Tlie above Hotel lias been recently erected, ■;. and neatly fnr-
nislied throughout..
posy and Comfortable Rooms
The    I3;i.i*   supiilied; w.ith .the    BEST
,    brands of .[Siqiiors aiid'Ciga-rs.    :'
E. J. WALSH, C. E.
M. CAN. SOC. C.  K.
Formerly on  rnKiiiccrlni; MulT.of Dupurl—
monl linilwiiy und  Cunills,  Ciinudii, anrj  lalc-
Unoctor of thi- Public  Works  Uepiirttticiit. of
llie Lrc-wiird IOnnds. '    •
RKPORTS for Storaye llesurvoii-b, Filter Ueds. Water Works, Sanitation,.'
Sewerage and Land Drainage. Irrigation, Public Koads and Bridges. lUil-
wiiyss, Tramways &c.   '
Ottawa, Ontario and,
■ Port Steele, B. C
Telegraphic address:— '
t FORT STEELT5  , ■,.
Assay       Office
Q        (Established IIAI) ',
WALLINGER    &    NELSCIN,    AMALGAMATORS. „    ,<:     '
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Samples may be left at A-.-a.v ollice or-
with li. A. Klton -V Co.
,IOIt -WOH.K'.
A'lTKNTION   I'All)    TO
Go to tlie c   u\
On Riverside Avenue      <•
William Robinson, Proprietor'.
MKAI.S    AT    AI.I.    lli)i;i,*S. •''
li' miles from the famous
Nokt'h' Star mine. 1 ,?-riiile.s
from the SuiviyivAn mine:
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Nearly   2(IO//ininoral'' claims Niirrptuid
KIMHIORLICY and'depuiul on   it
, 'for supplies
The terminus of the Nortli Star
Railway Branch
'' IvI'MMtfULKY is not a boom town,
for siiiTinindcd by tin; LAIUJ Ktt'l.' Sll>
VKI.'f.-LKA.n; M I N l''„S IN Till''. WOULD
it   ninsl,   iicc'.'ssiirilv    Im.-c-oiiii.!   11.   luryo
city:'    ,      ,./'       .,     ,;.
For a safe and profitable investment buy lots in Kimberley
BOX 835
Sole flcjeiiL
X-tr X'"."iti.--.:"X:i''-^':.
Livery, Feed & Sale/ Stable.
Port Steele B.C
SADDL ,  & PACK HORSES.-   . ,.
■ a.     ....'.. .,       •,'   .
And  homo for-the sic;!;, or l'or
ladies <I%ii-i 11 «c confinement.' ,
IIiii/Ii Won. M.  P.. .Mr.ilii'itl Mloiduiil
Por terms address
Mrs. Dinimick, Fort Steele,
J. GRICE, D. D. S.
Graduate Philadelphia Dental 1 .'olltj^t--.
Riverside   Avenue,
Moyie Hour"
°       <'*
Moijie Gitij, B. G.    f
I1 ,rst   cl.ish iLccoiiniiodiit.ion  for  tl-.ivei'-
■';.1)ii}r  public.      A  well -.locked bar .
::■'■'■'..: (j'ood ■^tabliii'.'.
■■'..■■Teiiins leave Fort Steele Tuos-
days  Fridays   and-Saturday.s  ac
7 a.m. for RUiott's Liindiny, con-'
'nectinj?  with   boats   for   Moyie-
Boat-i can be had anv dav at'KllioU's.
C.   E.   ADAMS
Everything Strictly First Class..
Nert  done lu (lie Prospector.
Staye   will 'leave. Fort Sl.eele-
<sv«r.y day at :■! ]i.' in.
Sta^e    will    leave   Cran b.i|
every inorniiig; at 0■o'clock:
•'.PARK' ROPNI'J  TRIP      ",'' $.1.1
sixfii:,io FAitK.   ;       ■'..-. j:i...*i L  THE PROSPECTOR,  FORI   STEELE, B. f ..^A NUARY r.^Mffl.  3H?&&^^^^^  I//  #>  v  ���  IX    PAYS    TO    TRADE    AX  M?i ,TTC"**'Onwrj-'V i^M>.'i^��w'"^-<,*,TTjjgxt��r��grgrr/g!ffiMvr^^BBP^  LPIN'S  '?i  I)  vi   .    I  I!   <  It  At   Fort  and  Prices the Same at Either Place  MOST COMPLETE, STOCK-IN EAST KOOTENAY EMBRACING FUEL LINES OF  o   '       C , ' ,  Shelf and Heavy Hardware ,'.;', Groceries, Clothing  Machinery, Mill Supplies Dry Goods, Hats  Paints, Wallpaper,, Glass A Footwear, Ladi  1 ; and Furniture ,    Gents Furnishings  Prices all' risrfit.      No  one  undersells  us-r  :��eS"alltl ���'  I'i' i  (���  .1  1 .=  Estimates made-on large quantities oi "Mining Supplies  Q.  H.  lo /,  t  1/   t  li  Mhe $X0#pcxt0\  SATURDAY, JANUARY 7.  18!)!).  ItXDE    TO.  FORT    STEELE.  , rEhe    Province    Correspondent   Tells  ��� of His Ride to the Metropolis.  " -'Wo did not'tarry long at the  mines,- for . the  good  people "of  1  Port1 Steele had extended an invitation to a banquet in their old  historic town.     Tha ��� pace set by  Whirlwind Peters was last, there  was no limb to tarry by tlie wayside, no time to take a nap while  t,he    train   was   being-   loaded.  'Every man had to be on deck in  rime or he stood a good chance  <���>�� being left behind.   The return  jrrm was made to Doris- where a  KHimbur  of .two  and  four-horse  fleams awaited to take us tO'Fort  Steele.    It is about 8 or 8A; miles  ' from Doris  to   Fort  Steele.   * I  ���wmnot speak for all   the  tosuhs.  Only   one   or two  got' tnrough  without, some  accident* or  mishap, but no bones' were  broken.  �� juurped'inlo tlie  first  sleigh. 1  <��i.mo to.      We wero not the first  no start, but heavens! you should  Riave seen us when we once  got  started.      No  man  would   have  -placed his money on .our  team,  they weresmall, lean, long  oar-  t\f],  shaggy-haired  pair of  llea-  ktitlen greys.    There were other  tine turn-outs, and the four-horse  fa'.iunK were picked  on  as   winners.      There   was  no question  About it there was going to be a  race.      All   wished  to  win  and  cheered their driver.   Our driver  had only  one  name,   "Slivers",  and he is a dandy. ..   Stage-driver Barnes can take a back seat.  ,-iSlivei's" jumped up on the seat  'ii,nd gave our, flea-bitten, horses  fche word���Adam and   Eve  they  were named���and away we went  into   the   darkness   among   tall  timbers and; stumps.      "Slivers  tlid not coax them  he ������wore at  fchem in, several, languages,   and  swore that he  would cut   beefsteaks off thern if they allowed  another team to pass.    We were  upset, piled one on  top   of   the  .other among broken   seats,   and  -Slivers" was under  the sleigh  twit he held on.    'The   box   was  only righted on the sleigh and  we were orderedt to jump'in.  Some protested to' riding,'with,-  out seats but that was ,,110 go.  "Slivers'", allowed that,, the seats  and blankets could go to h���.  Then' one on ^top* of another  we piled in, and everything else  was left behind. ,We. only hit  the high places and finished our  wild ride just thirty minutes  ahead of all the 'rest! Every  load had , , a very .sex-  citing .experience except ��� one.  Their horses threw up the  sponge and refused to go.., The  chaps in that sleigh walked lo  town. It was rare fun to listen  to the stories that each had to  tell. Some vowed that they  would never go sleigh-riding on  a Kootenay trail again.  The'Fort Steele,band was out  to meet us, and, when all had got  together we sat down to one of  the finest spreads that has probably ever been prepared in  Kootenay.- The board of trade  and citizens of Fort Steele will  never be forgotten by the excursion party of the C. P. R.  This the last banquet and after  the inner man had been satisfied  the to'asting was commenced  with great vigor. * The visitors  had a, right royal welcome; and  they had men among them who  knew how to return thanks.,  There' w^bro a number who made  eloquent speeches among-.the"excursionists, and the representative men of Cranbroolf, Fernie  and Fort Steele.  Precious Metale.  'The majority of people when  asked to name the most precious  metals, usually mention gold as  first, platinum second arid silver  as third," said the proprietor of  a large assaying and refining  establishment iii New York, to  the writer, recently. "If asked  to name others, some might add  nickel; and a few aluminum to  the list. Now let us see how1  near the truth they would be.  Gold is worth about $2:"0 per  pound, troy, platinum $.180, and  silver about $.1.2. Nickel is worth  about 60 centsiand pure alumin  um from 50 cents to two  dollars  to the troy pound.  "We will now compare these  with the prices of the- rarer and  less known metals. To take  them in alphabetical order, barium the metal which Davy isolated from its ore, baryle, in  1808, sells for $950 a pound, when  it is sold at all, ���and calcium is  worth $1,800 a pound '.' Cirium is  a shade higher; its"cost is $160  an ounce, or $1,982 per pound,  but they do not reach the highest point, chromium being'$200.  Cobalt falls' to about half the  price of silver, while didymium  the metal isolated by Masander,  is the same price as calcium.  Then comes gallium which is  worth $3,250.por ounce.' With  this metal the highest price is  reached, and it may well be call  ed the*rarest and most precious  of metals.  "Glucium is worth $250 per  ounce, indium $150, iridium $685  a pound, janthanhnn. $175, and  lithium $160 per ounce. Nidium  costs $1.28 per ounce; osmium,  palladium, platinum, potassium  and rhodium bring, respectively,  $640; $400, $130, $32 and $512  per pound. Strontium costs$128  an ounce, tantaum $154, tilurium  $9, thorium $272, vanadium $820,  yttrium $144, andzinconium $250  an ounce. *  "Thus we see that the commonly received opinion as to  what are the most precious metals is quite erroneous. Barium  is more than four times as valuable as gold, and gullium more  than 162 times as costly, while  many of the metals mentioned  are twice and thrice as valuable.  Aluminum, which cost $8 and $9  a pound in 1890, is now produced as -cheaply as are iron, zinc,  lead and copper."���Washington"  Star. . .    '  j We Make'  WHEELS  MILLER R0DE0NE2093 MILES IN 132 HOURS'  The Eldredge  $50.00  *        C    A  The Belvidere  $40.00  <  i  Superior to all others irrespective \  of price.    Catalogue tells you  why.    Write for one.  ';*>  CARLIN   & DURICK  d  GENERAL  n  :*ort  Steele,  Jm,  MERCHANTS  Eest  Kootenay.  Sole Agents for theoQa^OIl^ell  COMPANY  This Sticisl is guaranteed to be equal to Jessop's or  Firths in all  Hard Rock Work.    ' '  o  NATIONAL SEWING MACHINE CO.,  JJS> BROADWAY! Factory,  (Sew York.  BELVIDERE, ILL.  <  MINING  TlgfeTT-HIHTH YEAR.  ��nd SCIENTIFIC  s  PRES  24 Pages  :   Weekly  :  Illustrated.  INDISPENSABLE  * TO MINING MEN.  $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.  tfKXD YOU. R.MII'I.K  TOI'V.  MINING a-sd^ntific PRESS  UO MARKET ST., SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.  PHOTOGRAPHS  Sole Agents  Sole   Agents  COMPANY  Grows Nest Goal  Giant Powder company.  Mining Supplies a Specialty.  UPPER COLUMBIA NAVIGATION and TRAM-  O  WAY COMPANY Limited.  GOLDEN      AND '    FORT      STEELE  TIMEB TABLE   TO   TAKE   EFFECT   JUNE   1ST,   1898.  GOING    SOUTH       Q  Tuesday  and   Friday, at  4  A,ftK.. FRANCIS.  G   ARNOLD  Makes regular, trips from Fort  Steele Junction'to Fort Steele.  FREIGHT OR EXPRESS  Delivered  on day  of  arrival.  Leave orders with  M. A. BEALE.  Photographic' Artist.  St,ii(liO|'"Oovct*nmiiiil. Avenue, north  of  ,-, the Prcsbytcriiin Church:.  Outside Views a Specialty.  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR.  Steamer leaves .Golden,"every  Steamer arrives.at Windermere  Stage  arrives  at  Fort  Steele  a. m.  ..   ".        ".'      '������'������ V- nl-  hursday  and   Sunday  at 6 p.m.  'GOING    NORTH  Stage leaves Fort Steele Monday noon and Saturday at; 8 a. in.  Boat leaves Windermere Wednesday at -I a. m. and Sunday noou  Steamer arrives at Golden Wednesday p.   m. , and   Monday  noon.  Freight in Carload lots ol' ,"10,000 lbs" delivered at Fort Steele via  ,    Goldeiiii!i.t...2.Lo.c.nts per pound.  C.   P.   R.   and   boat charges,., inu'st  be paid to company's agent at'*  Windermere before delivery.  Upper Columbia Navigation & Tramway Cor  :        C.'-H. PaJsoN, Secretary. ft>��  �����P "'  THK PROSPECTOR, FQRT STEELE  ���the Prospector,  > UP, LI SI  '<]]>  vhe  YEEKlty  "ISPEC'POU   COj  AN)''  C;, JANUARY 7, 1899.  AH   danger  rictu  3t-iU.\*  bet-  ��m  .fm-th  Pri4t<  ind  C refit,  he C'.ohstijnct'ipii of  lh  h*itaij,i    river  Ai  icar.e  'Aj. B: jGRACE., MANAGD1L  gua canal will shortly be rempv-  <M,by the abrogation,of tho Clav-  Hm-Bulwer trertty.V .Yourcorres-,  pondentlsin a . position ahthbr-  ,   the  prospector,  i*,P,,,u^d   ^^f*6 *>"**, i)v,a Sir Julian,  *ycry -aatunlny.   nnd; has���".n-'siiurlintced' �����^U.neeS>t.e^-thfe BritisJuiBtbiiSSfl'*-  end ...contains Jo.ihlo  the .itnvs   of   -u,v I Wi.tl.  11 .tile next  few   days,'    jjosh  uAt3,"lrapC,'",rthc:dis,ricty '���      ,      ' ^ivejustructiohs .to.-eiifer nlgo,,  As an-advertising  medi.-.u  excelled. ,. .:������.':>���..��� .���.���'.,.��,���,       :--'STEEL��  X:  Bevoied'toth^Wpbundiny^fFori'stwilA rti,j referred to and   the" preparation r  '>:'���...'    ,' ��� ytX'XttiX..,  :. ;>2i,.:::,.:���;..'   ,. neutrality of.; the- cunaL *;Th<v|  .Conirlbutions itro.soiioite'J fremiti partsof tl,,.  district,but all mirtmr imin,i��,i v. ..^i,...., ������  ^^.^.^S^fer extra" ''".fine  .Bntish.gpvern.nientj.from;, its, old  'diKfri,-v,.vA ,,:""" "^���"'���^���".voiine J. .sjtioii;. 6i! ..insisting! upon   bay,  distncl but all m^twr intended for.j.ubltaakm   fm,.',, 'Voir.,* AV, Yl ; ' '     i      . i  must haTOilj,-writer's .sl^iiituri'.'l  ' j      "  ''',,%UKe lu '-"'.'.COtlSllHlcLlO!) 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Deli^ry���* td��� any^part$l:��� Ci&^L.  iiiil?  ���jprai'ibirbo'Jci'  ;^'a'fdher  ���^r;  '(ftP;5i  ��� ^  ,A��oji uPt; administration, a spread  toirBulwei^oir^Th-e.; i^Xrv^^Ff^i^^T^X^r^r^XX ^ ���JirrtXX':x'X^: xXt tt^xiy,:::,.,..^..,. y- ,,..a3 |,:v:  :-T.yei^.man^;y,ar,V^ir^  :"^^g.^^nd;;Tto; eSdicafe:i;,But .^  ::;;the ATrrprkv:.Tinust ; ��� bet ,,^,^1^  :*A^:  M  fthe"'TArrprk  :(;;',prpmptly^\,^ana  jX'iliidvdug'tily'.  ust������;���:"bbv.- 4ackledl ,knPf hv:-'iwr^^lIvi^fe;Viitil-f^l|E|  prpsecij ted  and;final0 i nstructioti  '.&!=���  mi.  ^xMMiixX  Pi'&MiW^x  v'.'iii*  'il.'. /  ityxy^XXyJntiX*  'iti;  -ji.'X  '���::������:.'>.  Ti:/?"J::TTlGgislatiires::%rej"si  Tcommittees'elected.by'the people  - toSonduet pii bli&���,b 11 sinoss^ '��� and  "   '   ' ' ...&:      .,,,..,        have ������be'ejtijtfc  received: by S.ir,Juliatf ahd"' com$����  niutucatea'^IJjecretarvSaVft ������'.'��� ;  ,....,. ��:t-$'��Ei  ncouatei* Witt>AR^blls;''������'.?���' ������v] ��&���'  . . T.    ���   ���       ^l.-'."     *"' '      "-A'Tfto-^-  Dec- x 20. trAdvuXi^i&st  <$X.  j -yy Galcuttil.'.;. Dec. '������--; 20jX:iA> ^   ��� ^h::the?propci*: xdiidi&t'i'of'..SJ^^^S^^Msh^g^  a.bnsirie^eve^  ttmu^m<m^  xtAjiimS:*^^  :X 111:  jytti>4i  x^WMp^-^^  .    ...,,  ;5^.th^ii:T^nber:Sf.;,,K,nb^  mfmmoiti&^cn.^  ^���?y��ig{^  ytl^virn^j'ijll \%;m"^'  f'apiwi^ijiteA-t]^^ ,   ^fiSAW,g^  ���rim��i;.i'f:i;;V,"-   ;.,:(? ������'���..  'r �� :- '��� ���"���'-.-,X,    V" 'a       ' ' :J','Cll  .iT-'T^S'T.FO.^^sf  W. J. R. COWELL, B. A., F. G.S.^ MIMING EHGfMEER/%  :.::,-������:'.:-:v-.t:,T- "���' .A',-,: i'XXXXy. .:;V.,;SOl;p:-PROPRIETOR AND :MAKAGERi''33  ,GpLB'vASSATy;^i,oa;:^::c;6i^ !  "'"' "  F:;.,, jtt^^Ykr*:fl^TT-ft.;^U'y'i!as..'ANb".Tiii:'A'iip*j.OT''  A":::    a/t* aEa-' *��� ^'t. 'i:J:r;GQLDV,:siLV.EK;AND\^OPPKR;''$;!;  Xj-iXtJ'j.^tt- :;^7??'.flfK w.-OTAi.s. PK AppivicAiubN. ittj .'it i ���'"'X'i.yt':  ?millc;: tests':  :iT^,^PrSyihchlJ;AL^  .111fle6t:pKTh;1;fl^diy7:Cfah^  ;:SrT;AA;;;R||BEM^s^ _  ji^Lisii^e^'i'M'Biir::  E-rf-;'||iffi^ll2^  a i: '���'t:'.'ls^t^'';;mcist,-mbfi(!!j'ji,ini';p(iiiri)m^ Av;1'": ���'^.3.''::^:'.:���'���.Xxyij  tV^ont^ilandJgviini^  X  ^^^^4^^^im^m^  ;l 4fe|^'ir'^^;a cap^it^:6  T.I,!^;Lhlormatipn:Plant:T2^  '���;:���-��� ;:ta;a'-;^Sa a  ,;'.v i?RM*SS^,!Wl'stern;:;Caniicla: ujkI'�����������iir<i0 ���  1 'near6StT;to1(;Ct::bV'' "'"' '    '    "      '  "'���""'     ���'"''  :MiX'  iW^mxxiyxxxMVv^^  i'&tiyDlxdNlGeniiviil xX'-bnt'^  x.jy^\Spok&n&: yy^hX ������ ;'X- ir  :���';���;. ���: " "' "->-!' ���'���. Otx        ''  iiX'iiiitiitit^KWanlBW  ;g'iia,ra;atti*f  >i.ijtI'roythclis:jjt i  i':9':OX  -���:  '������'���X-'   ' ���'�� '  iyjy'lihCTy^ii*;;1!8!i!'^pi*ohiises;^to' :be  ^'^Tftl!^'^'^''1'. '''-'''.Eastivpotenaj^  1 Er oin: the iiiosl;' relhtbh^T sum*ces  .._.. ;. 'The're;i;i:^��-uai'd' repulsed[^  ,i:y5'P^.':^."!^  ^VYVyptl.A:.tmliW"to KisalS&i;!on; ^;-  i-1-iA '-ii.tictX..... ,.u ::.:..   :���:<��� x- ������ ,.���'..*..������   ������' l-'siK' '���  m  ^0*000^^  the.wo&teriishore of .Lake Kioga!^  whicl).:place:was';held'.by':aAt;^.;j^  ,:li��;h.y;':oi^'.Ba;iii<dii.4:''VvTiia  4ost 1.00^;men:.  TLate'ivthe rebeJsi^  '.Fort :Steeles   B.   C  Mi  ���mi,  ."IT  ���'���;*���'  :'{T  iM  m  ���Mvo"lv)Mj*U'bl'c^xiensive' 'r-iilu*'*) v'; 1(,0cm �����!������' "i^ntevXlie ' rebels'! M[-.ii1^ '"' xxx- '<���   "'""'   ":""':X[:X    k  a"' ' ������%  .;=t;he.A-iciiiil;y dt F01-t Steefeii: aiv lTi(&- ������   PM '. casiialitjes'.6n T-thel'J.. "WITIt ALL!; IMPROVEMENTS "UP TO DATF ' '    ;4  bd^1>;,;F6RGET:  . niiderLakii.ig<Aviir bo ,;pushed:; as  .Rapidly.as:!possihle!\_ ExtensivW'  >,Tmlni.n^p])ora'tions,*{i.ad ;develop:  ;>ritt,1',-s wUl;:vhe' carried 'an,': and  ':;preparationsTina,de a] 1. aloiig. ;fche  - valley^forTthe shijKneut.of^-e^  ���-^i-oVperity^  :ex;erywliei*etlie]i:*e;s a rustle riiade:  tp^  -Everybody-i-hi   the . ForfStvele ! V''"' *i -'V~~T':". xX7~x- '��� ���"���  ������^icfT.^i'-1     -n'-'c     ���>     ,   a bft.   Tf':,.  The French., at Shanghai:  ;..district-should-feej thankful  for, "  .pn,.;,s     Vr V.'^,'  -'.������.'   \ .  Jthe: excelled -w,-.^,,v���;.-.���;; .,t     '' -l .ekin,,--No..settlement has vet  will be  w,oun'd'ed:���;',"���'.-;..���.���������:'. .;���'   ' ��� .'���: i'��S:  .   Troops"Vere^Vdi^patched.  tc)j^     .........  pjh'sne the .rebels. 'Fhe Baiuchis |f Unexcelled <Cuisine  eii^aged origiually-' belonged,' toxf*,"  ,9��^'41^r!L.>':i''!:J';expeditipn,; whicliT^  left.Uo-ahda inVOctobpr. goihgTin j ^  the .'flirectipii',.. f��. the. NileAAvith !$&  the,. object;'. o�� ...t joining- -TGeiierali^..'  Kitcheuer's forces. t '" ;!.3r.  txQuiki-MvmeyComf^  X ^  %.i  KA;:;;Fir^Glass\Bai';  ...r.-.  ���'���M  ��� v  u   .    ...        ���:,.���. mm.^���mu.maith.Mi:^P  Tur:i:iT___:-r^, _..)._     \ X- Ereilch" tinni'Stemn- ��> . tl,.���. _.!.... ���.���',', ��� ��� - - .'"'���'������',.'''    ' .A :    - ���' ��� . I ,  iFjrsi   Class   Brand:  .;;quartei;s -�� ior  of ,L  ^01.^^0,-,;^^  .-������������;��� ��� '������ "b  -   ivit:n. .,, ���-, q_  ' West;  Erencif cpncession;n;t;* Shanghai.'.  iThe,,pi*otestagai;iTSt  the '.'ebrices-  I sion mutlo by .^ir '.Claude ,Alac-  Idonald. the BritishTministerMias  "rench ,brOU"ht     C;,'eat     Britain     and.  police''have.seized several .bund- '*S?���S ��^- tu'���face   in  Ies. 6f  letters,    whose ��� contents '      ?,  "f!i:.Von ���  "f   lhe'   -authorities'is sure .to depend on I  ���Hn-   ���'��� h��W : Gr*-;tI     Ht-itu-iu      supports!  them.' ������    ��� ������     ��� ���   ;  /'.    ��� "   .Military Plot in Paris  .'tLondon. --The'Paris correspondent .of    the'ADaily, Chronicle  :says;:-.'::: ;..    ���'���������     j,... ���     . ���' - ' ���';���.' :. ���������"  ,It.is nsserted: that  the;X  ,-buiH       w.j'ntento.  prove that a military,  plot   is   in  thoroiig-li wo'rkinii' oi  '. China. !'~~  Chinese i ~~  ^Mo(Jci-n;;:G6pvenjences.  fome, *. Co'mloiis "r.   . '-''���  "   ���'   ������' :���-. :- '.-.'.' ,'. "�����������   ���������������  e [in "the'  Tfie:  m tmmmg  ouritairif  :'^  .Propriete-  Tlie Paris correspondent of  ,;fie ^'tlv Sun of- London ti-!,.-  , graphed his, papoi*- on <Siuh1hv  lhat Ik.;, had kuowledt'e of a rnili-  lary c(,)iip planned For. Wedm-s-  day, though he gftve,, no ' details  of, tlie plot.  The    Paris   correspondent ��� of  the Sunday   Special,  of "London  :���hinted     al    similar    knowledge. '  add'higMjuu. tli a   c(;iirl   of Cass,*:-;  tion      would     give     judgi'ineiii;,'  against    IM��.yfus   on . Tlnirsda v. !  .������yielding   .'f.o   .thy   goyui-nnKuii's i  plea.of stale necessity. ��� ��� '   I  The Way is. Smooth. : I  New.York.;��-'~A special   Wash-j.  ington. dispatch   to   the , Lferald!'  if?-,  St., John's Guild.      ��� j S^  ':'.   ,A .iiieoting  of  ihe' St; .lohn'siH  ^Cuild   ^'as'lield at the  residence jr^:  of   Mrs, 'Procimifer:   on'January ' tZ.  . ;ltli. ������ Tlicn.' were a .large',   nuiii- '^-'  . ber  of ������ ladies   present.;   and, l.he. ��� ^:  'siuri   of .sjusvas ..received.,     AtltZ.  this   meeting  y   v(*t.e of'thanks !H  vs-as   passed .'j,j    fav*;,,-   ,_,/���   '[',(;. ,'xr  :A.>'-ms!.r'oii��-. John   Crassi.-k   aiidjH  T..T. McVittie,  who  assisled ' .in f^  the Christina*-, decora.!.ionri. 'i ^ ���  Fort Steele, B. C.  h'lljj.ui' tPOHSiY'l'lly PliOPltlETOi;.  ."JVIUNSON .NO, 2X';  is   one   of.flK'   |,f.si,  ajipoinled   ilol.ols.  Eon Steele  District,   .  in  N'vory    rooiii'  is    comfortably ' furnished.  When you ,vi��it Port Steele you wi!! ,���iss if if.you.douf     Si  ti       ���'":.-''       .a     S|'"P !l'i'   tlie,  ��� .���  .    ' ~-*1'  SUBSCRIBE.  KOI;    ,  THE PROSPECTOR.  mail] House.      1  '��� The .Best  Writing Machine;  ' . ������'���   'I'lrM   o.vi.y  INTERCHANGEABtE:  STEEL TYPEWHEEL  ":l,'*f��"tl.V.|lh.M.l.Bl.u,,   Cn1*U,Kw'.  ���   l.''l*C<!. ���OS'  THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B. C, JANUARY 7, 1.89U. '  BV*0  *?���  S1'   *s:"��CT-  o:.  "tf?T-  M^P^lWWW^e^ *?���*���<? ^'^^S^ ^*^ ���*.*,**���**.* ** **Hfc **��* ** .'**���&**������**;.f J*!,*  Spfeciil  fe  $$*gp  #  ?0  ���^/  ��$//.  ;iV*imei^ef*--  :Gfe'  ���'������;��!w-<"  TT-'i .��*��>. -'I ."  -mi  itmt  ���.'���'���'"���'-.��<�����. .-:'���'���  ,'-'. ;,������?<? v/  7 ���,  :".��#��..'.'  " ',, : -^   ."���.',  ///;<iftfcA^  -'.�����>���   (  . ,A'ife'. /-.  --;,-���   t.v<,v:'" ',-'  --,.-. .    ^��'Tr.��>      (, .  ;'."   '*; .a.  .v.. ���';.��&;;��"���-  '{J.     ilS".��.V     TT;  .- A--'iAt;"c  *::..--��.J.��-.r-A..:..-  '.��*v..   .w1,  .���'.'���. '�����.*,���������:,.-.������ ..  ������"-'-';:'  j!f��.:-.---:  ������������-n ������'i*��.*.��- ���.;,-���.'  A. '���>��&������'  '���'������ Wrytl  ryratetyy-:  S3'-  ���f  ��� ?''  XX,  :--:-it"' xi" a: at ..." t : i'.i'j'.F ���" .^'./r ���;:���;"';.������ '!������>������ ,.,,-y ' ��� -,: -:-y*-' yX-x:'-    ���  ���i"i t'i'tt   X'''--t'y-tXXtxt:Xtt.   ijt^XiX X'XyXXXyX-'t'XjjyX  -#/fi|  of tHe^JS^jSEfc^^  ^'T  iM����%W*��W%mwi%*MLW��M'����^^  -M��%V��WH.'Mi'&%%Ml.VUtMM%%'mTM^^  ���.:..&������  iXyy.yl;t:i:  '���ytt^i'^xf:  yXi'ti-iyyiyj  xi$;x��i  -.��� ' " :"���    -'-'-t't,!������>(:���:  '���'   '���'    -io',//-'. '���  yIIpI  &j     n  l1''?*������':',.!��� ���*." :; Railway ��� Contest.^_..;  y,  yx ChiccfgOArifA: m^iistervlpcomc)i-  '���'.'tive"/with/i-se vclh^riv , rs./.'.'pAvh'edi  ���/'���.bv',;,iihe:''"^  ,;���- Quincy/ Railway.   iS^tcv ;doinpete  :- witli auothSr;mon|tei*!prthe Chi-:  \ ���'. eagb,& N or th Westermrai Iwa^f pr,  ;ithe..i J,astY''Tihail.;.TCOiitract; ,be  ���^twe^irOh-^  ���/contest \\n 11 ..begin'on.-:'.tlie,.*.night;  v.Ttuiuaryi2;AvThoug'h'; both sides'  i-stoutly deny thai 'theii- v; is: any:  ���:' thingp'invblving., a',' ;raee;',betweeTv  ;: the twp gi-edti'i-oads'toy ,tli<^".pos-'  "*, iesipi:i;':,9i!''-th, 'gpyerumentl mail'  i coii tract. ;��ii i. i sV.uhde r s topd th at  ,.eacii;i��:.tp';dOT;;its  Tcapture'the prize;,.VTheANcirth-  .'westoiJii;.wi 11.A.place>'on'..the; ser-  .vice-its speediest- passenger' en'-;  '���'fjihe.vhav.mg  a.:;Uhc2(;; ?c,yiind^r,  ;*nd'uli.-^  ':atall{maii^diead.; "The Burling-.  ton. will  tI'PIIpw -suit:-avitli.;the  ��� speediest ��� locomotiVe  to  be  relied Vtpbii:  "TheABurlingtou, Ten-'  gine's cylinder' is, the '..same -size  1 as.tlie' Nbrthwes't()rii's 1.0x2C5,;(iintl,  its   driyiuy   wheels .seven',:,feet  high, t The contest will last  for  it week. '    The. prize/,wU'l- be'a  ��� contract for carrying the   Orien-  tal��niails between   this* city  and  Omaha and it" is; said   that''the  contract   is iworth   $1,U()0.000   a  year..   , "������/. _   _. jj___t.t^ '.'������.'  'i     Transvaal Trouble.  ";���'������ Johannes burg.--A in ass meet  lug has been' lieldchere  to  protest against  tlie   murder   of an  Englishman, named Edgar, by a  policeman.     Five' thousand -poi:-.  sons were present.     No speeches  were ihade owing to the  Transvaal "law   .forbidding,   political  git.ti.ioritigs.    Copies of an.api>eal  to Queen Victoria  for  the   protection Of British subjects i'n the  rrausvaal were circulated and a  deputation    was    appointed     to  carry a copy to the British   con-1  Sill.     / .'' ,; ���'. ���'    i  A.   refer.ence'' j'to.    Jones,    the  policeman who  did   the killing,  leditb;firi.es;b,��!V'!lyh6hUiiih'':/::The  ;;au thbr 1 ties;':,-; :\y ere / / Jipprfehen si yg:  .o,fi;;ti;oubl.e--,ahcVT-206^  ifl&u'."ii^  j:fbrt;cbmihaiiding.:the| to^ii.;/ Tlife.  J feeling :Xraii'"/so���:.-. high/ . thit/j tiie  rgoyerhintiiit pfficitils /tbpk;Trefuge  in the post office...but. the./'disoi*-  der; extended'ho''..further ! than, a  fejv'.streetcollisions.';-The mqunt-  e, .'-police. ..'paraded-."the.*������ town/'in'  gro.ups"i'n;.' the- evening/ ���',. .Jpii'eS.  .>^. J- ��� .;'" ���; *���'   ,   .   _    . t, ","'    .,v      ,1*  ". ;���      ���'"���',  who after being, ari'ested'; was ve-  .leasecr 6n ,;bail:'" has,, again, beeii'  taken  into  custpdy:  / Bail p has.  -.-.,-..-������ ;0 "- - ��������� -': ���  ���������      -. - - ���  ..-��-- ������':���  befen iefused and. lie will;,<;remain  in iail'until, tried,.* "t   a. ��� ���   . t    e  //:.,. , A Tough Colored1 Man.,; > ���'.  .'/'���'"A; recent; "railway, vwreck : in.  Nprth parbliha'was caused in- a;  -peciiljai" .'-wiiy.'.-;,'.',.-V'A*������'crilprecr. nian  wanted.a ride:ahd..tried.;.tbi)ump  a .traiii pf empty vtlaf ���-cars.: - He  juissed" the/citVr and/fell acrpss  the.;trtick", where, .the wheels :of  several cars passed, directly over  hi iii.1'.. His/body threw two of  .the,,, cars' 'oft'', the.' track, and, the  strangest part of it is^tliat after  the cars li ad passed pvei* him the  man was able to get iip and walk  away. As he looked around he  was /heard to exclaim: '.,,. '���Well  Well! I neverseen del ike sence  I'.wuz bo'ui I'll 'bet my Aveek/s  wages that railroad Ml sue ine  foi- damages.''^-Atlaula Constitution,        ..'./���.  :t)iefpret t: XQideys,. //for// January  shipfiieiits/aa-e*u,h^  4: /The'TBri tfsli X adniii-aiiy-'/Kftve  placieil'^dels ibrTfpur/warsh^  witli, shipbuilders oii.'; the ��� Clyde/  ' :.-.a tt '.': 'X:-,i,.... .. ....;... ..."A"'" :..,; ii  ..;.'.  j ���  v;T/,H6bsbn: Departed; foi-TiVIaiii'lia t.:y  '.���,;,'EJan/ ��� Fra.nciscO.'^^'Lieutenaht  Hpbspu saileti'.for.the Philippines  today ph/th6:' G-aelic./ ,/He/ will  .aitidertakexthe^'work/of/raising  tlie vessels, of TAdniiral-Montoj'o's  fleejC',iwhich sufferedvso severely  from/-; the"attaclfA ofj .Dewey's  sq_nadrbn:"iijt'Xi���'��� ,���.'>������.'���.  i'i'XyX:.'..: jy-'.,;  ���JiiXj-^y^lUESAjL^;fAC%.1iS0^:^  '':ty:rX: :-X'X-t.i.Jit!<>H^:yXit.-X..:'S::'4'//-./  tea li'rrv ic: ,vTk': jorXik p no viwrk ^%S,  -i.:��<iii'  tK.OTICI  ii.LTJCHJv!.-!.  BALDY'TlW  iKrjCf-iK.ax-.iHii. oij'O  ikmi-.\i\.,$r-.'Xi&i-sj: '.,'���.- ',-X���t-X  IhvjytjXXX'tUJ:^Vi'ji.iK Bi-tNi^u  Vtetiiiy'^'i'NiirU1!., ",-;���'���.. ���..'.���..���'���.���   Tt,,  {-..���#<:;'.  .?_.:������  I'^ffT  ���;i)r '.9.**  ''���***'������  ���"���',:.'G-ermaiis;.* Support'Ktataafa. : ,,..  '//' Aiicklahd.: I\Tew Zealandi���-Ad-  Vices- frpni'Saiiipa, under di.ite/ef  Decehiber lb,/"say���'. there"is ������'ser-:  ipus trpuble-ih, cpiihectipii with  the 'e'le c ti pn of 'a kiiig to :succe;ed  Ihe late.Maiietoav:':eTlie support-5  ers of 'Mataafa ha\re become war:  like andJt is reported: that -the;  German' Consul., is /suppbrtiug  Mataafa in spite ; of the,, agree-  nient arri\'ed,at betweeuthe cbn-  -r- . -.  .    -    Zp.i >,-' ,.:-...-t     .: :���'-.,... t  'stils to remain' neutral and allow  the chief justice to 'decide upon  the question of succession.  Foreign; residents fear there  will be au outbreak of tribal war  when, tlie chipf justice pronounces his 'decision.,'" about the, end of  the year,: and: they are ' anxious  .for .naval protection-;;    .> /  ml suiuli.o'f i ��f��:  -      *��?��� '  .��V��.  ;;i .'suljoininK  ii'oi'lli.  .'..'���,.;':'Si r,nated i;  Of ClR'.Kil.St;K.  / ; Vjiioi-e loc*  -   .'*' Tijiuc'lH*r:4iv<ft*\ Mmk (Ti"  the Sliyiiitilt iind t.U::4i/ :;ii'V ;?i  ���  .,   Ueli-hor:-���Ncav ,M:i-"t* 'i*.,,';;  tlio Shylocli riiinoral ��la:, i'on,;*  01<tl5iilil./::~:On,;MiiiiTi/rr*(!l;A;i;;ist Kootonay  .:iii'(l'l.yiu(/'b,.*l,��fb>.ii the- i*hi.;-.ii. :\ ;i'':ti Stonewall  .lat'kson uiiiici'alchiii^sA ' A, ,, ,. .'' ���'  ':..' " Take liotiee that j.���'.^'.'���iUii-.i'.t- Uodurick Uoss.'  auliiiKiiH at'cut for tlie lliistinKs liritish Columbia Kxiilomliion S.vndicatd: ��� biprited, , irreti  .Miners Ccrtillelite No.;:KSiir a. intend, sixty  days fi'om tluVihitc lisruof; to'applyto the Min-'  infirKceorder for aL Cfi'titicrtte of Improyements  for tlie purpose of oliMiliilnsr'a'-C.rown 0vani. foi-  eaqh'pf the ai)pve'elaiais.k.;:.   ,;  ���{ And'further take notice .that action 'under  Secticu 37: must-.be.commenced l'"fore the issuance of such Certtilciite'or'fniprm 'inents4  ,���-.��� Dated this-tw-iivy-ninv'vHay '*f, December.  tsiis.    ,.       .,;-,.',-''-'.". /;/' '.-.',   ���/...    . ���;'���'. ':":  : i-n'���;. '  wm. i^"'KPss.'..Y*\.'M,<:'*',Sfb.M'5fl7!iA.  .'.i-J'.. ;  ' ..'*��;  Hi .v.;Eitch  aud;; Every /Department Tof' 'tiie.. Biisih ess i  CEXdERS'/EQRr  THE;7  X.:'  NEW /YEAR,  0.  NOTJCE.  Notice is lirrnby ;riv<:n lli:it ;  will be made tu *.'te Par!i.v,'M"ni  the next'sessio'n 'i'ereof.  ftir ������1:1  porate a.eompaiiy  to "T*s:r'.:i.|.;  n .aoplleation  ���f '"unnd'u.. at  ' o.-   .  act to mcor-  ���.mun'tain aiid  More War Preparations.  Ldndoii.���There has heeh a  sudden revival of war pi-epara-  tions by the British, government.  Unusual activity is. manifest at  the naval depots fit Davenport.,  Portsmouth, Chatham and Wool -  wioh arsenal. ' ��� ���.  ' ,A.t- tlie time of' the Pashoda  crisis it is now kuown that tlie  two countries Avere nearer to  conflict than tlie country suppos-'  ed. Large shipments of stores  and aiuini.inition are being-made  this .weelc ,���to Oibi'al1;ar,. Malta  and Alexandria.  The  department  officials   say.,  more  war materials ' are   being j  a tosfc anci Won.  ' San Francisco. ���When ��� Emma  Speckles sacrificed $l.,?iUO,0()(Vfor  love of -Thomas Watsou, she  niarried better than she knew.  Her husband is heir to $4r>,000,'-  ()t)p wortli' f)f English ])roperty  according to a bundle of fornftd-  able looking legal docuinents  which lie exhibited to some  .fviehds. 'M r. and' "Mrs:'-Watson  are 'making .preparations; for a  tour of the world..    .  operate a-line or line.*! of t.���-.���>iri-:;p!i ia the.-Dis-  tricts of Yaio and i-lastiivM \'."esi. :.;ooten:i.y,in  the^Provincu of Hritish Cilvimbia. and to make  connection with tiie, llii'- ���.*:���!'"';; of any Telegraph Company in the United still'-;* of .America,. oi* with 'any 'telejrrayh or . t"l.'*'nhonu. com-  panyPwhich is now. or hereaftcr-may bb'cm-  Epw'ereU to carry on business in tiie districts in  question..or in any other portion of'the Province of Hritish Columbia, with power to sell or  iease the'.Cbmpany'.s line or lines toiaiiy such  Company or to amalgamate, the undertakln!.' of  the Company Willi lhat of any other such company or companies, or 16 enter into any and all  stichicontrncts. agreements or arrangements  for the transmission anil exchange of messages  and distrib'i'ion of rates of charge ,with any  other such company or companies as may be  deemed necessary or expedient for. the purposes of the Company t^o to lie Incorporated,as  aforesaid.  Dated ai. Vlcloria.ii.  (.'..   the '.Mni   December. Iti'.IK. '   , , '  ���..*���/.'��� iioinvKf.i.. ,t nuKi/ ���  r>:i- ,   Solicitors foi* UieApplii'aiits.  ft"  ..'�������. .  �����,'>'  Jtv.  >���?*���  ;��'Cir.  ..Phie Toi.let'..Spaps:  "Av':   "'Inipprte .iPerl'iiiiies'./   /><;'"./..;,./ y'i-���::-'���,: i-'-y  "./,/:/'/;"',   .....Toilet Prftpai-ations/ /. : '���'���'��� 'ty:..:' "/ ���;'/...; t  i'-'y/;"'". XX''X'y--:Webbs Confecfionei-y   .'���'-.���v.'...���:. / '/  ��� "'"��� "Xij"' '"'.it' - ;     ."'���   ' /,Hair''Brdshes;: .,''.. //'.;  'ft.ft ;,.:/ ::'i:x:.X" '���' 7,i-t;      .;;;a" .Toptli Brushes'.'/"/  ';.;';.' ���     ', ���/;,:.'/���'-    .. ���������..- /,: :-X ,...���.; ..-.���' ....;.  .T.Nai] BruslTes:  :'';!STR^t'T���ByRil^���Mu.^v,;���'  ���&'"> ���i^*'' '.*C'��- >'l^. :.��'4^.i>"?^.'vA^::r��6*..>'ili'.,>,��4'��-'   'iXx-Xt xtiyttx&/::  irk -:: t:y ���-..-T-T"::.'-.T.-,,;.T>*^T  '���iW-W  ���titer-  yJ&fyy  "*?')������, -T  ,'" *..�����>: t  ?��?".  t.0X  Wu  ,.:tjj��. :  ::.^S'.";  '**;  iiM ;������;  Mi  4fe;T.T  ���'V  ',���;  ;��i  |^|,6onij)lete. ';/Kange;- of:::''Piitenix Mii2dicin.esx'$  ���;�����#�����.  "SP-  ^Trya .Bottle-of Vin;Mariani.'- / /Try; a-Jarjof Ontario Honey  / ::QUA���LI.TiV'*';-ANI), COMPLETKNKSS^Ry EKYAVHIOJ'tK-A  c//  ���.I.-  A*"'  r  PORT 'ti "re  : ������'. STEEEE  ifc  >^;  #.  *^**-,  '**.��"  sti.:'  ���*����.������   ���  ���%'������  *.>fr-  ..'��.; ���"���  A. Ay:lJtEA.SDELL/Gl'a*iiateOntarioCo  ���rlh.'.  lino  Mi*!  ICootenay a Fruit Country.  Mr. Calbraith lias' some  apples from tlie ranch, of  Pred Little, 'which are as good  ��s grown in any section of . the  province, showing . that; apples  can be successfully g,;;ow,n in th<  Montenegrins are Safe.  Vienna.���lii is now learned  tuatseverathiind red Montenegrin  soldiers who \yere recently overtaken, by a snowstpriu in La,ni.*  pass and who were'-thotight' fo  ha.ve been frozen fo death, succeeded in making their way  through tlie heavy drifts and have  arrived safely at Podgoritza, a  town *>]''Montenegro.  --*-- it  It, I  sent to foreign stations than ever Kootenays.  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR.  Tod Slonn at Kokouio.  Kokomo,    1 nd. --'-.J oclcoy  od  Sloan has arrived here to .spend  Christmas with   his   foster  parents. Mr. and'Mrs. 1). (������   Blous-  er. ���,��� This is.Tod.firs!  visit  liorue ;  since the 'beginning of   his   tnr.fi  career in vears aire. '    ' j  NOTICE.  -NOLii'e is hereby irlven ilial'S) days after  dan,' ( inleiid lo apply 1" ihc Ci.1,1 ('omiiiission-  er for a liccDsf 1,, sell inuixicalliiK li.juor, by  retail at. the I.o<Mi.U"tel sitmiii.'ai Wilsonville.'  on the i.ni'ii of 1 lie ("row's .Vest' I'ass Railway,  in tin* District or Ua>i Kootcnuy. Southern  IMvision. ,, .  ���      Date'! this-.';ili Id'ceniber. ISSI8.  '-"��� Jt^MN BIIKIOOU. /  '7  TllE.PitOSPECTOK, KultT .STEELE, B. C, JANUARY  1899.  ��.-x ac ��� ��. -* -jrzrvrr^.  (J  he :g)v0&p2xt0Xj  ���JATU'UDAV. -1AXUAKV 7. IS!)!*.  WINDERMERE    LETTER.  "Windermere Mailing- Division of East  Kootenay. - Scenes    in   the   New  Eicoiado.  The writer with a few friends  undertook a prospecting trip  through tlie Windermere Mining  distiiet of East Kootenay, where  he intended to remain a few weeks  having found that, that region  vvasiof sufficient importance to  warrant more than a passing* inspection. '"^I,  Windermere,   situated  on  the  east bank of the  Lower Colum-  <t=  bia lake, and some 75 miles north  w ,      >.* *  of Port Steele, is the outfitting  point for all journeying into the  promised land where the silver  shines like fish scales as it <jlft-  over the mam  fo  )f T  (ipv i'.iti'  mni on it* northern hide is located the Mineral King. On 1he  surface the ledge shows a width  of about HJ feet. The ore i.s an  argentiferous galena. Assays of  this made irom fucked specimens  average iO,") ounces in silver and  70 per cent lead. Tlie owners  of the property are Hen Able  and Ed. Perry of Windermere.  On the north fork of Toby creek  and some six miles northward oi  the Mineral King, is   the  center  oiy>, beine* similar 1o liiiil   of   the  Sitting      IJull     therefore    high  :ra<ie.  The grciit advantage  of  this property   is  tlie   oase   with  which it can be opened mi.    The  lead extends almost along the  summit of a high ridge. J.Sy  driving in short tunnels atdili'er-  ent points along'the ridge, the  ledge can be tapped hundreds of  feet beneath the surface. This  property is owned by George  Geary of Port Steele and others.  Similarly circumstanced are the  of   the   mining   activity.      The Sinclair,     Pet.    Equitable     and  Dolphene and the Six Hundred  and Sixteen are located on tho  north slope of the creek. The  Dolphene shows a lead averaging on tho surface 2 feet in width  with IS inches of clean ore, but  by sinking on j,he lead it rapidly  grew wider, until when down 25  many others too numerous to  mention, many of which, will  pay from the surface and carry  ore,of a high grade quality. Pol-  lowing'the belt over the divide-  in to Law creek, or the7 west fork  of Boulder creek, we tind the  Pret'.y Girl group of claims,1 sit  ters in the sun.,  Windermere   has  tares of'a frontier  ail  the fea-  caiui)  feet the lead had widened out to.ua ted on the divide between  3} feet with 3 feet of'-clean ore. i Boulder and Law cfrooks, and is  which assays from l(i.^i to lilO! c;ompo*-,ed of 15 Slaims.' A tun-  ounces of silver and-10'per cent I nei has been rum-tapping the  lead.      The   development   work! lead at a depth of 2lK) feet, where  STATIONERS  ���- -'DHACKRS^IN  mining  i'and the dwelling houses are dot-;' consists of an open  cut  ted over the  townsite   with  but I long and z7s feet deep.  little'regard for the direction of jis'beiug driven in from lift* wos* '������opper and assaying :!."> per cent  the streets. The surroundings J side and will soon tap the lead , copper and 8" ounces in silver,  are Alpine; theS^pwu is located j several hundred* feet beneath ' This properly is owned by Mitch-  as it were on a high   bank over-! the surface.       . '     ' ell lnnesainl ILAtncs of London,  looking a-lovely sheet ofa wat^r. i �� The Six Hundred and Sixteen ��� England, who intend to ship ore.  Away to the north and south ex-! mineral claim is the  first  exien-, from ihe property as soon as the  tends a beautiful   valley dotted ;siou to the north of*the Dolphene [ spring opens up,,  here and there with' flourishing i claim.    Some 30 ton's of ore from I     Higher up tlie creek are locat-  ranches and'-f arm'houses, and touhis property have already, been | ed the Silver Thread. Paymaster,  &  ^��t::Lt,���r.��^nf\t Pianos. Organs, Sewing Machines  : .'���,'���    and Gent's furnishings l\i  the east and west rise the tower-rj sacked and packed down   to  the ["Dividend and .Tip Top,   with  a  ins:   c;  ���aggy peaks of** the two Columbia river waiting shipment! -1 foot lead of galena and stibnite,  great chains of mountains, viz,,-i to the smelter. The indications ; which assays'249 ounces in sil-  the Rockies ;nfd the Selkirk's. -are^hai this property will de-' vor and 43 per cent lead. WiP  At present there are  two - hotels j velop  into  a   bonanza.     R.  A. .liam'Haupt,  Harry  Mather and  and two stores, a mining,recorder's- office and" several other  places^of business. ' The mines  which, have attracted so much  atftention to this particular locality are situated  in   the   Selkirk  ty are situated  range, some 2  Kimptou, Geo. Starks and* Har-,'T. H. Taylor of Fort Steele are  rison of Windermere are the for, the owners.  tunate owners. The Hot Punch j -Across Jihe gulch and over the  and Mint Julep are located about! divide ou the south slope of  one mile further "up and on! Horse Thief creek, we find the  the opposite side  of~ the  valley j Sweepstake group consisting  of  Pocket    and     Office  Now    in  Diaries ^   for  . t >  Stock  1899  5 miles westward from the Dolphene. The existence. 5 claims. The ledge , here is 16  of Windermere, and are reached! of fnef property was known as; feet, wide t with. G feet of clean  by trails from what is known as J far back as 1SS4 and had been j grey copper ore which runs high  the Salmon Beds, on the Col urn - i*huld from year to'��year by the ; in silver and copper and is also  bia river, at the north end of the j system of re-location.    The pres- j owned by William Hau'pt, Harry  Post Office Store  Columbia lake. The most valuable mines so'far discovered are  on Toby creek, Horse -Thief  crook, and their tributaries.,  These streams are about 45 miles  long and flow in a  northeasterly  ' direction where I hey meet' and  com bine do JJorm the waters of  the'grand old Columbia river in  its unceasing flow lo the sea.  HYoin the Columbia river the  valley extends back* about' 15  tnilos.to the loot of the mountains on llie'west, which rise in  j successive heights until they become a dazzling light far above  timber lino, "whore their toweling peaks are crowned with snow  , and ice.  The formation of the country  chielly consists of lime slate,  quart/ite and schist. ' These formations extend back' 20 miles at  least from the foot of the mountains, where a granite formation  sets in and extends, presumably,  to the top of the range. The  principal leads so far discovered  are found in the ' lime -.slate and  quartzite. and on Toby and Horse  Thief creeks, up to ihe granite  formation indicated, there is one  great mineral field with ledges  of*high grade galena, grey cop  per and other ores, running due  north and south. As there has  been no'prospecting done north  of Horse Thief creek,  it'  is   not  ,yet known how far the leads extend in,that direction.    Like  all  ent owners Messrs. Starbird and | Mathers and. T. H. Taylor of  Collett have an incline "shaft' Port Steele. ' Continuing up the  dowu 60 foet. - The lead shows j main fork of Horse Thief creok  a width of 4 feet with   1(5  inches i and nearing the  granite  beL a  of clean ore in the face, which  assays from 120 to 800 ounces in  silver and 60 oer cent lead.  I Whilst in the camp a rich discov-  'ery was made'byBaptiste Mori-  geau, on tlie south side of the  little north fork and opposite the  Dolphene. Tho character of the  ore is the same as that on the  Dolphene and Hot' Punch, the  lead being about two feet in  width. This property has been  bonded to R. R;. Bruce of iJon-  don. England, who intends  working a force of men during  the winter. Following the main  mineral belt over the divide into  Boulder creek, a tributary of  Horse Thief creek, a country is  entered in which a number of  rich discoveries have been made  during the past summer pand  fall. Among other fine propjer=  ties are located the Sunrise, Sunset, Sunlight, Mary G.,Jack\Pot,  Cracker Jack, Gipsy Girl. Black  Bull, Sitting Bull and (.the Bull  That Never Sits, all of which  have exceptionally good ��� surface  showing with high grade ores  that will pay from the croppings,  rather similar to the now famous  Slocan region. The leads are  found either near or abpvc timber line, aud according to ane-  roidal   measurements   ^200  feet  other uew camps little  development has been done, yet. in seme  instances,    sufficient  work    ha.s  been done to reveal the fact that  the leads continue  rich   beneath  the surface.    On copper creek, a  tributary of Toby  creek,    there  have been 53 locations made during the past summer.      Among,  many other line locations i.s   the  Morning Glory.      The   ledge on  this claim is  4   feet  w ide,    well  mineralized, and   carrying  both.  copper   and   gold;    the    assays  show 20 per cent copper and  %V.l  in gold.      The  Troy or and Copper King, also have good surface  showings, and carry ores of  the  same    grade   as    the    Morning  Glbry.    .The  leads  on   Copper  creek are,.as a nils, from I to(5 ft  wide, and run from $-15. to $60 in  above sea level. The Sitting  fiull, Mary G. and Colorado  mineral claims, which are located  on the northern slope of Boulder  creek, are under bond to a Nelson syndicate for the sum of  ��-10,000. The ledge is from 3 to  ���1 feet wide and assays .from 90  to 843 ounces in silver and 48 per  cent lead. The ledge can be  traced on the surface for -1,500  feet. The owners are Wellington Kinney. Baptistc Morgeau,  E. J. Johnston and George  Shirks. On the opposite side of  the gulch from the Sitting Bull  the' Cracker Jack group of claims  is located. This group consists  of seven claims, tlie Cracker  .Jack, Reform, Massey, Well  Done, Nick of Time, Black Bull,  and Stemwinder.      The width of  copper and gold values. Crossing (the lead i.s from -I to 10 feet,  the  point,is reached where a great  many, discoveries of galena ore  have been made duringitlie latter part of,, September. The  ledges are from 20'to -10 feet- in  width, but as yet ho assays have  been obtained from any of the  ores ih the locality so that their  value is not yet known.  , The writer has seen many well  known camps throughout Colorado, Utah, Idaho aiid Washington and has never met with  such exceptionally fine surface  showings combined with so high  a grade of ore. Surely this must  make a now Eldorado almost beyond even the dreams of the  prospector. Away to the north  and northwest of Horse Thief  creek extends a magnificent panorama of mountains, with fields  of snow and glaciers intermingled, on which the sun's hot' rays  during the summer months make  no impression, and under which  God only knows what wealth lies  [ridden. , =���  One of the chief needs of the  country at present is a bridge  over the Columbia river at the  Salmon Beds, and also tho repairing of tlie bridge across  Horse Thief creek, which was  partly destroyed by fire a few  years ago. This' would enable  one to cross over in safety without taking desperate chances pf  ^drowning or losing a whole outfit by attempting a dangerous  ford. A wagon road should be  built'from the Salmon Beds up  Toby creek as far as the north  fork, and up Horse Thief, creek  to the junction of La.w and Boulder creeks. By means of these  public works a.great many properties of low grade, ore coujd be  profitably handled.  Water arid timber are in great  abundance throughout the whole  region. _������'.���''������  ' Imagination could hardly picture a.'more desirable country,  and in'the midst', of these surroundings and evidences ofboni-  ��� licences of Providence, the hardy  prospector must surely realize  that this section of (.he country-  holds out to him, speedy and  sure'returns for honest toil.  Stki\hkn Young.  PORT   STEELE;   B.    C.  ��� Sullivan Diamond Drills :.:.  Most accurate and  most, economical   prospecting  drills  made.  Drills of all capacities, operated by hand or horse power, steam,  compressed air or electricity. ^  SULLIVAN MACHINERY  COMPANY;  305 and 306 Rookery, Spokane, Wash.      -      -      -       Chicago, 111.  KNIGHTn& STONE,  Agents.  " i i  o  _ CONTRACTORS FOR  PROSPECTING  MINERAL  LANDS.  <!}  MA. BEALE  if  II =  Mining   Broker    and   Commission    Agent  AGENT POR  Imperial InsurancVCo:   Canada Life Assurance Co.  Sun Savings and Loan Co. and Parsons Produce Co. of Winnipeg  Corresponding Mining Agencies in London, England,  New York. Montreal and Toronto.  Agent for FULMER & KERFOOT. ROYAL MAIL Passenger and Express Line between  Golden and Fort Steele; ,  M. MCINNES & 60.  Wholesale   and   Retail   Meat   Merchants  A   FUl.A,   I.IKK  ALWAYS  ON   HAND.  &''i Markets at Fort Steele, Cranbrook, Moyie, Wardner and  Fernie. .     ' '   '  Mrs. SPRAGUE  Fruit  it  Confectionery  0.   Notions of all kinds.  CIGARS and TOBACCO.      m  -���*.'W '����..'WWW!fihfi.' 3C-.  HUSH  ��9 ���' Gv  I  ��*;  ���' t:  o  THE PROSPECTOR. FORT STEELE, B. C., JANUARY 7, 1899.  ^t?^!�� -if." i#.��- -if.�� ���.��.���> -iff --if."' -t��.�� if."' <!fv if." --!��.��� if.-' -<��.�� -^?  '���     /3P--<���.���.��- '.f.��-if�����-<#:��� *r:'f> tl*-ir���������}���vf."vfN        .  :%< iir -.f.����� '.f.- *���.�� vjf.��� .-'.I.-- -������$." :%�����- -��*��' '4'* '<#." 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Galbraith, Owner  ���  SOLE AGENT  PORT STEELE,  B.C THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE.  B. C.JANUARY 7, 18!j9.  ��he '$x0&v��xk0x.  SA'j i;iH)AV. .IANUAKY 7. LHIU.  LOCAL NEWS NOTES.  W. E. Johnson-returned  Bull ri\er on Wednesday.  irom  ��� If you flyiit a .-.have���A clean  and cool and refreshing1 shavo���  go to Grez's Barber shop, next  door to the Oriental Hotel.     *  '!���  O    JoJir.iii'.'s.  ha.-,  line, on hu-.iue  rm^m&rxKam:  idiii    1  '.->SI  St. John's Churph of .lu^lnnd.  J-Mvine -erviee will ':>������   held  Dv. Watt, left  nay. on Friday.  for West   Konte  K. ,1. Highby cinia dowu from  Boulder creek, on Wednesdav  A  number  Tracy  creek  ���work on the Estella mine.,  oi    mtii   went   to  iii   Thursday,   to  .1. Dav id-son of Macleo'd.  in Steele during the early  of this week.  was  pari  ��<i.    John's  St ra infers w<  ei iii rc.h  ('OHIO,  S"ho<>)   at  in  7. .'Jo.  Sunday   S"hoo)   at   2:"i0  All the children invited.  p. in.  A. E. Masters of London. Ont.  is registered at cthe International, o  Office    Diaries  Canu'.*- Book store -  .for  189'J  at  ���M. -  li"1'  The pack train went up'to the  Big Chief mine on Thursday.   "  For ar:?ood Shave, Haircut   or  Bath go (o C. E. Adam's Barber  i Shon and Bath Rooms.    Successor to High warden & Son.       *  The Pkospkctor expected  the speech from, the throne "by  wire" on the opening of the  Provincial Legislature,' but un  fortunately it has not been received.  ,   " ,,  Presbyterian Church.  Forenoon: Service will be held  in the new church atrll a. m., tomorrow. Evening: Service will  be held at 7.HO p.' in. All welcome. Sabbath school will meet  at .') p. m. as usual.  NTOTES   O?   TEE   LATEST  N3WE  ' <T^ ^- ��� * ���*��� ��     tt-. ... o     -^  __ iM-^. C��sreadfla��       Pacific       Railway     and  AUjyge load of supplies went  to the Sullivan mine on Wednesday.  Frank McMahou. of Moyie  City, was in tovru on Thursday.  Skates! Skates!! Skates!!!  The'star blade and hockey skate,  the finest in the world. Call and  see price list'and caralo��*yes, and  order at once from M. A Beale,  aireui. '   *���    o  The Foft Steele Comedy Co.  gave an entertainment on Fri-  dav niirlit.  There is a. rumor of a serious  cutting scrape at or near  Warduor.  ���  Menelek is Aggressive.  Cairo.���The Abyssinian ilag i?  reported to have been hoisted, at  Galabat in the Soudan, about  200 miles north of Khartoum.  This is the latest from Mcnelek  the Abyssinian King, who has  for over a month, been appearing in various places with a^largp  force suggestive of> designs ou  Soudanese 1'erriI6ry. A col lision  with the English or Egyptian  forces may follow his aggressiveness.  , Messrs Ben Able, T. Martin,  and Harry Inne.- oi Windermere  \v'ei*o�� visitors at Fori -Steele,  during tlie past w^ek. '  Constable    Barnes    went  Warduor durinsr the week.  to  .   Millinery goods at coot.  Goodnough. ��    ' "'  Mrs.  George Geary's stage   is  now I ��auchiaoi*ang.  Alarm iu Servia and Bulgaria,  Vienna.- Iii'-Servia and Bui-,  iraria Prince Nicholas of Montenegro is i-ansing vague alarm i  What sort of coup the ruler- of '���  Blade, .Mountain is eontomplat-���  ing,"King Alexander and  Prince'  , Ferdinand have no idea, bin they i  telegraphs, aro   worri(,d    b��� h-      .K.tivitv. j  . . ,, , "     " i Prince   "Nikua s    gi'ovorntnent  A great battle has taken place at |hilsnv;Ul0il from  QniU> M  tho  Ihe    engage-  An Imperial Victory.  Shanghai. ----The  correspondent  Chuinking'  China  under  of   the  Daily     News  date   of' .December  North '  -���������,. . ,  ! Montenegrin -soldiers  making 'regular   trips , between! "tent ie said to, have taken place, , .,.v  Fort Steele and tlv Junction.   ',   'on December 27th,   and the  Ini ^  who  wore  By Wire and  Post   From   AU  Part.-;  ol' tho World.  To abrogate ihe treaty Greal  Britain will agree to the wishes  of fho United States,,  Crown Prince Gustav ofSwed-  den is seriously ill.  Brazil has ratified an extradition treaty with tlie -United  States.  The Theatre Sun,Carlo, one of  the largest in Europe, hasdjust  been opened in Naples.   "  Cubans in Havana will have a  high old time when' the Spanish  get oil" the island.  The United States ia making  a strong eiTorl, to control the  Paciiic. -   *  Tho only Canadian general in  tho German army is Lieut.-Gun- L  oral George Eyl, a native of  Halifax, N. S. Yesterday he  celebrated the sixtieth anniversary,, of his entrance into the  Imperial German service.  ' The iMounted"Puiico are sending a pa'trol to tho .Rod Deer  country. N. AV..T. Settlers report that the Blaokfeet aro killing cattle The Indians are  short of 'meat as the antelope  havo not come south on account  of.tho mild winter.  The funeral services of the  late Senator Morel 1 ol Vermont  will be held in the senate cluimb-  er at AVashington on Saturday  afternoon. The remains will be  taken to the family, home at  Strafford, Vt., for burial,.  Ivabbi Daglia Ararosky and  his assistant have been sent  Soo Line.  ,,/i  FROM  OCEAN^TO OCEAN.  For those who want the I^st when travelling to any point ,n  United States, or Canada.  i A  V  ;i  First Class and Tourist Sleepers rua through without change,  nection Tri-weekly via Macleod or via Kootenay Landing.  Coa-  EAST  ���DAILY'   TRAIN,  WEST  Tickets isshed through and baggage checked .to destination -  Apply lor rates, maps, time cards, tickets aud full information  to  nearest local agent or  W. F. ANDERSON  T. P. A., Nelson, B. C.  KOBEIiT  KERR   ^  "3  "E. .1: COYLE     ���   -  D. P. A. Vancouver, B. C.  Traffic Manager, Winnipeg, Man.  MACHINERY  ' ^.  Mayor,McCloud carafv'lti  Palmer's Bar on Tuesday  '  from-.  perial   troops  are  said  io have  Sauchiaot^angj  Ibeon victorious    oaucumoisansr; that lh(? prn,ce thinks   th(Jr<?   ig  ���mc    t        i      i'"      ,        \r7nu'J'~^L��� "   T  '"^'ineed for them at home.     In  ad-  *',W  Tas  dow"  fr��?���   b��tChumking, xrom whence thejdilion IO that>  however, the pro-  the Alki crsek mines on Sunday,  news comes, is situated   in  See- \,  . .  ��� ��� ���  -   ! '       =�����-��������<���.��?<������.   '"  ���� I datory mountain warriors are in-  ,.  ., to  ing in the international gen- Jsul m Philadelphia in default.of  a line for plucking 1'ive chickens.  The rabbi claimed that the chickens had been killed according to,  tho Jewish religion.  'daimerie.   and that  of   itself   is  enough io awake mild  suspicion  COMPLETE    PLANTS  Ready for prompt Shipment IN OUR ROSSLAND WAREHOUSE  BOILERS  .HOISTS  PUMPS     ,   ,  BUCKETS  CARS, WHEELS  and AXLES'  Kaiser & Sick has commenced  cutting ice, they will put up 500  Ions.  Indian    Agent ' Galbraith .  turned from West   Kootenay  Sunday,   and   leaves v again  Friday for the same  place.   '  reports lively times there.  re-  'on  on  He  chuan province,   part  of ,which  has been in a  state of  for a long time past and overrun  with' marauders.  (defatigueable   iu   their  military  with  the  30,000  rifles  rebellion j exercige  j which the Czar recently present:  ��� ed to his friend, Prince Nicholas,  I and the Servian  Out of Respect to Horrill.  Washington.���The     president. I it is all about.  and Bulgarian  rulers are anxious to know what  Mr. F. Smith of Salmon Arm.  arrived _on Wednesday's stage.  Mi: Smith has been appointed  assistant school teacher, aiid is  v/oll known all over the province  .-is an efficient educationist*.  has   sent   the   following  to  all I Servia have a most, kindly  feel  members of the cabinet  and  the  ing towards the aPriuce  of   the'  Toronto. A. J. Kapelle, a well  known young lawyer here, and  former president of the Conservative club, was banqueted by a  number of .friendsyesterday. 'He  leaves for British Columbia to  practice law there.  Paris.'  M.,  Loow,' the   president of the criminal chamber of |  the court of cassation, spent two  The  people  of | hours 'at the ministry of  the  in  Wire Rope and Supplies  Tho river improvement is rapidly progressing, a long row oJ  piling can be seen from Korl  Steele,'  The new year was ushered in  with the usual fu.sila.du of guns  at Port Steele. ���'     "  All   the  churches   of  the oily  were nicely   decorated,   and   Ihe  -���services were of a special nature  appropriate to the  season,   dur  ing Christmas and Now Years.  o   ...  Gold Commissioner Armstrong  went to Fernie on Tuesday, on  official business.   r c  Tuesday nighi was the coldest  of the season.    -,  Robert Little on Friday, left  for his home in the old' country;  public printer..  "The president directs that  the members of the several executive departments and the' government printing office* atc 11  o'clock, ��� be closed on the  .'Jlst, on' account of the tun-  oral of Uh\ late Senator  Morrill of Vermont, which will be  held in the senate chamber  Saturday next at 1:2 o'clock."  on  Mr.   Little  xpring.  will    return   in    the  AV. J. R. Young, manager of  the East Koolenay Consol. wns  in town on Tuesday.  The Prospeutou will he sent  to any place in. Canada or the  United States oh receipt of $2.  It pays special attention to the  mining interests of the Fort  Steele district, and aims to gire  the latest and most reliable information.  Dccreo of King* Humbert. ���  Rome.' Dec. .'30.���Humbert has  signed a decree amnestying or  reducing punishment of rioters  who took part in the disturbances last spring. About 700 persons who were. sentenced by  court martial and about 200 who  were condemned by the civil  courts, have been liberated, but  all habitual criminals have been  excluded from the benefits of,the  decree.  O. S. Frizzell. has completed  his new residence at the Sullivan  mine.  Seats ou, Change Come High.  New York.���The highest price  paid in many years for a seat oh  the New York stock exchange,  $30,000, was paid today by Frank  J. Gould, youngest son of the  late Jay Gould. The youngest  member ever admitted to the exchange was admitted today in  the person of Alfred H. Caspary  who was proposed for membership on hi*-, twenty-first birth-  da v.    ���  Montenegrins, a sentiment which  however'is far f\vom being shared by the King.  The Island of Guam.  ,   Washington,   D.   C.-r-The   Island of Guamcwill  probably  be  different from the other'colonial  possessions or  dependencies  of  the United  States  in  having  a  naval instead of a military  governor.     The  reason is that the  sole object for the selection  and  acquirement of tho island, was to  obtain   a    conveniently    located  naval station for American  warships,  and that  being' the  case  the navy should  have exclusive  control.     The command will be  of importance, for the island has  a population of over 8000 people,  and so far from these being barbarians, about 1400 of   thorn .are  of European extraction.  terior taking the testimony of M.  Dupuy. the premier, in the Dreyfus.  - Mr. W. R: Robertson, opposition, has been re-elected in Cow-  ichan, B. C., for the local house,  over C. B. Sword, the Govern-,  meiit candidate. Mr. Robertson  took rn'oney "from the Government for work"done' after his  election, and had to---resign.    .  Joseph W. Pearson, the printer who'bombarded the British  Legation* at Washington with  brick bats, was pj.il in an asylum  and escaped,1 ha;> given himself  up to the Baltimore police, saying he was tired of walking  around. ���  Rand ���compressors  Write for Estimates and "Catalogues  JENCKES MACHINE CO.  Drills  CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO.  ROSSLAND,    B.    C.  , R. MENDELHALL, Manager,  Another Soldier for the Czar.  St.   Petersburg.---The    Grand  The ice harvest will soon com-J Duchess    Xenia.   sister   of   the  has given birth to a son.  The Grand Xenia. oldest sister  of Emperor Nicholas, was born  in 1K7~i. and is the wife of Grand  Duke Alexander, a son of Grand  Duke Michael, gwho is grand  uncle of the Czar.  mence, as the ice in the  vicinity 1 Czai  of Steele is fully ripe. I  Mr. Robt Dempsey.  has   t-rone  to Butte. Quebec, on a visit.  J. Creighton  a visit.    .  has gone east on  The cold wave   that  reached  Fort   Steele    on   Monday,    has  -worked ahardship on the various  ,wood-piles in town.  Chief Products of ac Dying Tear.  London, Dec. St.���By common consent' all the annual reviews in the morning papers regard the year 1898 as memorable  for the Hispano-American war  and the '-'Manifest Destiny"' con-  ciousness of the English speaking people.'  The Daily News referring to  President McKinleys speech at  Atlanta says:  "We may approve or disapprove of the President's sentiments, but in any case thoy are  one of the most memorable facts  ofvvlH9f*\ It is devoutly to bo  hoped that the United States as  a world power, will be found;  working in harmony with Great  Britain.,' ,The Standard refers  in similar terms to tho advent of  a new world power and to "the  mighty change" which   the   war  The Rev. H. Irwin (Father Pat)  from Rossland is expected on  Friday's stage, ho will- likely  officiate at St. John's church on  Sunday next. .. <;  It was only |!2  degrees   below  y.ero, on Wednesday night  ' Two New Discoveries Reported.  .Victoria, B. C���Fred Smith,  of Victoria, just out from. Atlin,'  brings.news of the discovery !of-  two more rich gold bearing  creeks. The new finds ��� have  been christened Moose and Goose.  creeks. He had both hands  frozen and nearly lost, his life on  the wav out..  has effected in the  and sentiment of  Stat��s."  aims,, policy  the   United  The British Pacific Cable.  Toronto, Ont.-Tlie'Telegram's  London cablp says: It is learned'today that a commission will  be appointed in February fo arrange the details for carrying  out the project of a Paciiic cable  as outlined by Sir San ford Fleming of Canada.  The Paris correspondent of  the Daily Chronicle says:, 'Ttis  asserted that tlie French police  have seized several bundles oof  letters whose' contents prove  that a military plot is already in  thorough working order."  , The New York Auto Truck-  company has been formed with  a capital of $4,000,000. -Compressed air is the motor power.  Tho Venetian carnival opened  at Venice last night, with a brilliant representation of Sampson  and Delilah in the huge theatre  La Fen ice.  The 32 cattlemen who were acquitted at Chadron, Nob., of killing a sheepherder, John Eck-  man, havo called on the dead  man's wife, and presented her  with $1,000.  ���Tlie steamer China, from the  Orient arrived at San Francisco,  yesterday with opium valued at  $500,000.  At Buda Pest yesterday Baron  Fajorvary and Count Karolya  fought a duel with pistols. The  Baron missed his mark and the*  Count's pistol missed fire.  Part of Red Rock mountain in  Switzerland has fallen inlo  Airoio, destroying a hotel and  several houses. Only throe persons were injured.  Seattle Post- Intelligencer:���  Great Britain never gave�� a  better evidence of good will to  this country than ' by her  willingness to; abrogate the Glay-  ton-Bulvrer treaty. That country  is most.. ' tenacious of ancient  rights and traditions. It is not  surprising nor is it unreasonable  that she should ask for a. reciprocal act;* nor is it at./.all likely  that the United States will refuse  it. Reciprocity is the foundation  of all national friendships and ^r.  the means also hy which they St..  can best be maintained.  large Sample 'room for commercial men.  ,1 o  The  ote ��� nteroai  S   ,'  3K*  R.  !!"IRER'   Fort Steele.  a  PROPRIETOR  Headquarters  m  X  X  m  m  m  Jt  *  *  X  *  X  X  %  m  m  m  m  m  ij^pp  m  *  i  *  *  *  #  *  *  *  *  ^T  *  *  *  *  $  #  *  m  X  For Travellers and Mining Men-  Handsomely and Expensively Fur  ���nished.   Everything new,   First Class and   Strictly Modern in every par-   ticular. ��� -���  Home Comforts.  *  i  m  m  m  *1^9frtfclfrtf-4fri&4K>.stfi&aC'a��r'j!i  THE  Queen's Hotel.  Two Commodious Sample Rooms for Commercial Men  BAGGAGE .TRANSFERRED FREE  NOT it- COLD PATHS  PATES S3 PEP DAV.  J. 6. Greene, Proprietor.  OOB1DBN, 13, C.  Ii*


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