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Array Boaordor'B Olfioe  - nnnn xjinjrririririru-iruTj-u-iru-Lru-i  MIN'KKAI.   IM'OI'UCTIO.N!   OF  KAS'l'  KOOTK.WW   DIVISION  IN    !!�����!      $2,850,289  ^iii>iiiii>i>i!n^i>iji>uiJ-Ln>i>i>i>i>UTJiJ^  .MIN'KKAI   I'KOUUOTION   OF S  lililTISH   COLUMBIA   IN  lf.01 ��  S20,713j50I 3  .Ad  r  __ . (5  Vo7. ,9.  BORT STBBBB, IB. C,  SAT[JJ?DA7, JAJVOA-R^ 24, 1903.  No  Si  TO  SUCCEED  BADEN-POWELL.  Colonel' Steele    will    Command   the  South African  Constabulary.  Iii is generally believed in Canadian military circles lhat lhe  promotion of Major-general  Baden-Powell io the rank of inspector of cavalry will result in  the succession of Colonel Sieele  to the command of the Smilh  African Const a bid a.r v.  Items of Interest.  Miners   in    Washington     and  .California declare that fro.o,  coal  will mean thai, (hoir   mines   will  noi.   he    able   to   compete   with  British Columbia.  The meeting of  t.he   Dominion  House of Parliament, is now said  '- to be~lix~eli-for~iV^  The Shamrock ITI is now com-  pletely  framed   and   more   than  half plated.    Sir Thomas Lipton  arrivedi Saturday   to   complete  -. arrangements I'or launching her.  Paint manufacturers of eastern  Canada, are in line with the'  silver-lead mine owners of British Columbia on the question of  increasing the duties on lead and  1he manufactures thereof.  Five Chinese wore shot, two  fatally, Monday in a '���Ton?? war"  ,in San Francisco.  There is great distress ,in London, many thousands of ,%nien are  out of work.-  Mr.   Henderson,   of  Scotland,  believes that.T-Ion. Joseph Chamberlain. Colonial Secretary.' will  - remove the embargo on Canadian  cattle. 7  Editor Gonzales who was shot  last week by   Lieutenant-Governor Tillman, died Monday at, one  "o'clock.  Az-sgcsT'oii \\\ihr Montreal   Slock  'Exchange   -.sold     Monday     for  narties in,the Senate now is,  'onservative's' 39, Liberals 3'6.  There are six vacant seats to be  Jilted, when these ..are tilled the  liberals are expected to have a  majority of 3.  Bon. VV. S. Fielding is in favor  of free trade and opposed-to free  coal.  .John Clapperton will be. the  government candidate for West  Vale, the election lias been set  for Feb. 2C>. '  Tho election of Hon. Raymond  Prefoniaine. M. P.. for Maison-  iief.ve. and minister of marine  and fisheries, has been contested  The Conservatives claim* extensive corruption.  -FIRE" AT -MORRISSEY.  -One Man  $i27.F>00.    The record price at the  last, sale was ��L'ij,()0(>. '  Chicago coal dealers have been  indicted by a grand .jury on  a charge of conspiring to do  an illegal trade.  The people of Pincher creek  and of other towns on the. Crow's  Nest Pass, cast of the mountains  are considering some action to  prevent the line from being  moved some six or seven miles  away to a'new route. The company's object in moving it is to  secure better ogrades, which  seems necessary to make the  road profitable.  The Ymir gold mines paid  $10,00(1 in dividends for llie  month of December.  , A seven-pound brick- i.s the  rirst partial cleanup of a sixteen-  day run at the Wilcox mine.  The O. P. R. has announced  ha If-fare rate to persons attending the Provincial Mining Association to be. held at Victoria.  Hotel Goes Up in Smoke.  Cremated. ���  'The Pioneer Hotel- at. Morri-  soy, owned by H. A-. Kanouse of  Fernie, and leased to'Andy Jackson of Moyie,, was destroyed by  fire at, midnight, Saturday with'  all its' contents.  The tire wa.s caused by an oil  lamp being knocked down during a friendly scuttle, while the  gang were trying to -dutch Hipp'  one of their number.  The entire building, one of  largest, iii town, was a mass of  ruins, in thirty minutes, and  many -narrow escapes are reported. ��� ^    ,   ''     '!  Herbert Marriot was asleep at  the time and was burned to  death. �� it is feared thai there  are three or four more men in  the ruins.  A jury was empanelled Monday afternoon and much.ovUlonce  of a conflicting nature was given  billowing to several 'important  witnesses being absent, a postponement was taken until Tuesday.  | Late TelegrarHiic News |  I tf i'rtffn'nKnHHJDiHn^  Speciul io The Pkcispectcih .  uiMK itrci'rc.u, op tobacco tax  Clarksville, ,Tenn., Jan. 24. ���  A   well  attended    meeting   was  held here today of  lhe  Tobacco  Growers'    Association    of    the  Clarksville district."  which 'was  organized a year ago.    The association   is   preparing  a   petition  to Congress urging the repeal of  the  present tax,on   tobacco, so  that the,producer may soil as he  pleases   to    whom   he   pleases.  The  association   declares   "that  this would produce a greatly increased demand throughout   lhe  Southerii���sf ales - d irpfil.ly-_/rom =  the producer's hand and , hayo  the effect of ^broadening, stimulating and enriching the industrial growth of tooacco.  IN   MRMOKV  OF   DEAD  '   ' CONC'RHSSMRX.  0Washington.,. D. C, Jan. -2-i.���  Special exercises willt bo held in  the House tomorrow in honor of  the memory of John Sheppard  and R. I. DeGraffenrcid, the  two Texas Representatives who  died during the summer. Representatives Stephens, Cooper  and other member's of the Texas  delegation are expected -to deliver eulogies of their late colleagues.  which will make them aggressive  competitors of the Uniled States  Steel Corporation. An ample  ���supply of limestone, coal and  coke is, within easy reach,,and  The iron ore, is easily mined.  LOCOMOTIVE   FIRMS   COMHIXK.  . London, Jan. 2\\.���At a meeting at Glasgow today of the  shareholders of the three largest  locomotive works in Scotland an  i/greement was ratified to combine capital to the amount of  Ho, (MiO.Ooo. The companies  concerned in the matter are the  Hyde' Parle Locomotive Works  of Glasgow, Dubs & Co. of Pol-  madie. and the Atlas Locomotive  Works of Springburn.   Boston.Uan-.-l!)-���Practically,  A   ROTTEN    MAIL   SERVICE.  all the fire fighting apparatus in  the city was called to Long  Wharf early today to combat, a  fierce blaze in the sheds of the  Dominion Atlantic Railway Company. Tho sheds and most of  the contents were destroyed and  part of wharf was burned "to the  water's "edge. Several vessels  were' hauled out into'the bay and  escaped damage.  FIRE    AT    CRANBROOK.  St. John's Church of England.  Services  will   be  held   in the  Church of St.   John   the  Divine  every Sunday evening at. 7:30 except, on the third Sunday in each  month when the service   will  be  held   at.   Ll   o'clock   a.m.  ' Holy. Communion   will be administered at  the  close of  the  service.  Strangers are welcome.  I'RKSBYTKUIAN   CHURCH.  Divine Worship will be held  in the Presbyterian Church  every Sabbath morning at 11  o'clock.  Sabbaih School every Sunday  a l, half past two o'clock.  .. i  Choir  practice  every   Thursday evening at 7:30 o'clock.  Pastor:    A. L. Macdougall.  FOR  MARAT1MK  R1CD oCKOSS.      '  London, Jan. 23.���One oi" tho  most recent projects foi- the re-  relief of suffering and the 'protection of property is ,to build  and run ocean steam lifeboats..  This is the plan oi" a well-known  English shipbuilder, and ���is,  known as lhe "international  Blue Cross Ocean Life-and Salvage "service." It is ini ended,  that it should lake the place at  sea which the Red Cross- occupies in the army.  At present a ship wrecked at  sea depends on a chance meeting'  for the rescue of Jives. The  rescuing vessel is awarded by  the  admiralty courts   a certain  A Large General Merchandise Warehouse   Destroyed. ���Loss  About $10,000.  FIRE BlllCJAnrc DORS fiOOD WORK  The large warehouse connected with the general merchandise  store of G. H. Gilpin, Cranbrook  was totally destroyed by fire  Thursday morning.  , The cause of the fire , is. unknown,* but'is supposed to have  been the'work" of ah incendiary.  The fire,originated in the back  end of a warehouse which is connected with the main store bv a  bridge, in which a' large amount  of furniture, hardware etc. were  stored, together with large  quantities of case goods stored  in Ihe basement, all of which is  it. total loss.  A large portion of  ihe goods in the main store were  part of the value of the property] removed to the street for safely  saved,   the  amount awarded bo-  during the progress of the'fire.  Personal.  C. VV. Carter, Windermere,  was a guest.at the Imperial Friday.  Political Matters.  .The Conservatives have decided lo protest the recent oloc  Lions in North Perth, North  Grey and Norfolk'. There was  a conference at Toronto Tuesday  at which the necessary funds  were secured.  The Nelson Board of Trade  has invited Hon. Clifford Sifton  to, visit Nelson, to consult with  mine owners re the lead situation  At the annual Liberal con  vention of Frontenac county, a  /(resolution was carried supporting Hon. J. I. Tarlo in his views  on the tariff and lauding him for  his many sacrifices in the best  interests of the country.  Nominations for the vacancy  in BuiTard took; place Tuesday.  Tlie candidates arcs R. (.. Mac-'  plierson, liberal; Chris Foley,  independent labor, and Dr. Mclnnes, independent.  The   standing    of    the     two  Jack    Tain ton,     Windermere,  was in town Priday.  N. Hanson was in town Thursday.  lien lluckle was a  Cranbrook  visitor Friday.  Mr.   Donahoe,   Wardner,   is a  guest, at llie Sieele house.  Chas   Powell   came   up  l lie Feii wick 'ranch Priday.  from  Mr. Patmore who has boen  visiting his son L. W. Patmore,  returned to Cranbrook Priday.  Andy Neidig returned Thursday from a business trip to  Cranbrook.  ing . known   as salvage.    Under  the '-Blue Cross" plan a , certain,  number  of  especially   designed  boats are lo patrol the seas over  fixed and known routes,   following  the  main  ocean   highways.  Should a .vessel   be in distress,  the  captain,   by   looking  at his  schedule, could tell exactly when  a  patrol  boat would   be due at.  tho nearest, point,   and   plan  accordingly with some eye to business, despatch, and the  comfort  of those on board.     The rate of  salvage would be fixed,  and   the  officer would know exactly what,  the  rescue  would cost the own-'  ers.   The projector believes that,  if seamen knew that on   a given  boat one of the  lifeboats  would  be within sight of a certain fixed  latitude    and    longitude,    many  crippled  ships and   their crews  would   be saved  and accounted  for,   who,   as   things'   are   now,  have   lo   abandon   their   ships.  The  means   of    providing    this  patrol service should be furnished by the nations served, in pro-  portion'  to  the   tonnage of their  shipping.    All .salvage would go  to  government, account  and  bo  credited to their service.  ,  Il is estimated that the loss by  fire, water and removal will  amount to ��10,000. covered by a  blanket insurance on store,  warehouse     and     contents    of  ��ir.,ooo.  The Cranbroolc Fire Brigade  done excellent work in confining  the fire to the warehouse. in  which it was started, several adjoining buildings"1 were scortched  but the efforts of the Firemen  prevented any serious loss.  East Kootenay Stock.  '  Asked.      Hid  Crow's Nest Coal  MOO.        *  North Star  i:ii  Sullivan  5  -St.. Undent*  27  Silver-lead Quotations.  New- York. .Inn. ->'A:  11-j.r Silver   Give   TJs   the, Old   Reliable   "Weekly  Stage Line.  The mail service throughout  Southeast Kootenay is simply  ���'rotten** and a disgrace to the  mail service of the Dominion.  During the past year the daily  west bound mail over the Crow's  Nest branch has been from one  lb six-hours late.  The mail from Fort Steele and  other points in tho Kootenay  and Upper Columbia valleys is  carried a distance off>(50 mi les-to  reach its destination, seventy,  miles from its starting point.  All mail from points, in the  Kootenay valley i.s sent east  P-Ve'-*_thc.���Cro_w7s3TestJ3rancli-to  Calgary a distance of about 280  miles, thence west, to 'Golden  about 200 miles, thence by'stage  to Wilmer and Windermere fiO  miles, a total of ."VlSO miles.  The distance from Fort Steele  Cranbrook  and  other  points in  this district is-not over SO  miles  by  a good   wagon road to Windermere.-*   Yet,   as  a   matter of  economy,   it   is   carried    by   a  round-about way fit50  miles,   us-  ually   occupying   from   nine   to  sixteen days enroutc,.  '.The  following    extract   from  the Wilmer Outcrop is  an  additional guarantee of statement as  to  time  consumed enroutc. and  maybe of interest to the  postal  department.  - "Tt is argued by some people  that mail from Cranbroolc-and  Fort Steele will reach liore just  as quickly via Calgary as by tho  oldostage route. The Prospector  for t.he second time has reached  this office in nine days, in the  past li' months by' Oulgary���usually it is IC;days reaching here.  The Herald sometimes reaches'  here in 10 days. Give us t.he.  stage line. '*  , Yes! give us , the old reliable  stage line with its weekly round-  trip; it was far quicker, more  jip-to-date than the presentence-  in-two weeks line. We cannot  do business' and hold the same,  we cannot increase our business  relations to the north wilhout  the stage line i.s�� re placed:' all  the residents in, the, Kootenay  and Upper Columbia valleys are  a' unit in demanding of , the  postal department a more reliable, prompt and efficient mail  service.  the  result   will   be   that* capital  seeifing^irew    fields   will   come  here. . People who  are  familiar  with   this   particular section do  not  hesitate  to  say   that it has  great    possibilities    and    must  come  to' the  front  before long,  as capital is seeking  new  fields  for invosimem.    The conditions  at'  present    prevailing will   be  materially   changed    when   the  Kootenay   Central     railway     is  coin plot ed.   and   there  seems to  bo  no  doubt,  but   that   its  con- '  struct ion    will    commence    this  summer.    This road  when   com-  pleled will make the  entire mining region east of the ;Koolehay  river,   and   the Windermere dis-  '_lcl _l-i'-^i.ljly i.lCCeP;n^j,-0-'----:-^llei'e."---  'is a" great   future   in"~store  for  East Kootenay and the man who  stays with the country will reap  the harvest. " <���  LUMBER INDUSTRY.  Great  12J  i  21  Mexican dollar.*  I"ea<l   Copper   Speller   Ixmdon. .Ian.  ei>p|x*T ��").'! 2*-. lid  or. r.'O -2** lid.  2:1. - Silver,    2  lead, XII S�� Hd  i7\  :.7i  4 li*.  12.20  4.90  :{-4d:  ���sjieJt.  IIIO   IRON   INDUSTRY   h.'OR  UTAH:  A. com-  eapita.1  :   Market Conditions.  Copper declined (is .'id   in London.  'Lead was unchanged in New  York, while in London it was 2s  fid higher.  Spelter was easy at New York  unchanged in London.  ���A,.sleighing party consisting  of Mrs. A. C. Nelson, Miss  Moss, Miss Watson, Miss Bailey  avid ...J. T. Laid law visited Cranbrook Thursday. I  , T. T. McVittie who   has   been  engaged   iu   ,surv.-?ying     tiinl>er  returned    to  limits   near   Wasa  Steele Tuesday.  Chicago, I'll., Jan. 2;\.~  pany, which will have  a.  stock of ��10,000,000, is being or-f 7 ,        '.'      gani/.ed by Chicago and Ponnsyl- i ��� ��� Steele House Gathering.!  vania capitalists, for developing v\ number of young people  lhe'iron) and steel business in Iliad mi enjoyable gathering at  Utah. The promoters of the en-1 the homo of Mr. and Mrs. Mc-  torpriso' own''vast iron ore do- Neish Friday evening. It was  posits in Iron county, Utah. and.  one  of  those  old-fashioned,  in-  plan   the   erection   of   blast, furnaces' and   steel   finishing mills,.  formal .home   affairs   in   which  everybody enjoyed themselves.  Old Timers' Re-union. .  There is a movement on foot  looking towards the re-union of  the Old Timers of Fort Steele in  tlie near future. There are  many scattered over the district  from Windermere to Tobacco  Plains.  The gentlemen having the  matter in charge have requested  that Old Timers \vho came into  the district prior to l.S.)i\ send  their name and address, to Committee of Old Timers. Fort  Steele, B. C. :  The principal object of the  re-union i,s the forming of a  Pioneer Society of Fast Koolonay. and the preserving of all  data regarding the men who  walked .into tin* country and who  have been factors in its development, and who have, had an abiding faith in the ul iii male, future  of the Kootenay valley, an organization such as it is proposed  to form will;-toild to keep alive  the memories of the stirring  times in the pioneer days.  Activity    in     the     Log-g-ing-  Camps of the District.''  This year will see an enormous  increase iu the lumber production  of Southeast Kootenay. Tlie cut  of the .district this year is estimated at JJO.OOO.POO feet.  The  new   mill   at Wardner is  rapidly approaching completion,  it is expected that.the machinery,  will be installed during the coming month,     ft will be the  most  up-to-date  plant  in   the district,'  arid will li'ave a capacity  of  GO.- ���  000 feet, daily.  At Doyle's logging camp on  the St.*Mary's rivor, some forty  men are-employod. the cut up- to  dale Vis estimated at 1.500,000  foot. , ���    '���>   'r   ������  At Mather's 'camp on Cherry  creek; eighteen men aro employed, and'"ISO,000 foot of logs are  piled on the bank- of the Kootenay river. ' -  0  At  Corrigans   camp  on* Six-  mile creek there is  considerable  activity    displayed     in   getting-  inn,OOO foci, of logs to the river.  At.Missouri Jack's camp   near'  Port Steele 100.000 of logs' have ���  been cut and teamed lo the river  bank.  No word'has been received  from the camp on Skookum  Chuck, where a small force are  at work.  District News Items.  The lotal amount, of wages  paid out by the Crow's Nest Coal  Company for the month of Do-  ce m be r was >* 10:2.006.  A sitting of the County Court  will he held in Fernie February  2(ith.  Moyie is losing * $30,000 . a  month or $3(50.000 annually by  the St. Eugene mine being  closed down.'  Messrs.    Galbraith.    Orassick '  and Dempscy have sold   a  large  tract of land near Moyie   to  the  Movie Lumber Co.  be  Mining- Notes.  A zinc smelter will shortly  erected in the Sloean.  W. A. (".nllihcr. M.P.. and the  lead delegation from Kootenay  have had a conference at Oltawa  with the Minister of Finance,  ypiicre is every reason to believe that, the coming '' summer  will witness a largo-amount, of  development work in the mines  east of Fort, Steele.  Groat Future  for Southeast Kootenny  All indications are that during  the present year there will lie  greater activity in mining than  ever before. The attention'of  mining men is being attracted to  the Fort Steele mining district  as a possible field for investment  Chinese Now Yoar.  Wild Horse Chinamen aro  making great preparations for  the celebration of their New  Year, which occurs January . i'8.  Supplies foi-the festivities have  been arriving for some time, and  they purpose to make it a memorable occurrence.  .   -  ' ."���" " 77  American    mining- promoters  are'aiding largely in the.'mincral.  development 'of British Columbia TlJF PROSPECTOR  FORT STFELE,  li.  &,'JANUARY 24,   1(103.  13        t'  KSTAUMSII10U     1MT>  7\. B. Grace,  PL'UUSIIER    AND    EDITOR.  THE PROSPECTOR, is published  e\cry Siiturda.v, nnd has a guaranteed  calculation l-irgei- than any other papei  In I.'iist Kootenay. It i-. all home Printed  und contains double the news of uiij  Dther paper in the district.  , As an advertNiiig inedimn it is tin  excelled.  Devoted to the upbuilding or Fort Steele. the  development of the vast mineral resources of  ilie East Kootenay mining district.  Subscriptions,        .  .' * 2.00 per year  Advertising rates made known on application.  Contributions are solicited from all parts of tlie  Jlstrict, but all matter intended tor publication  must have the writer's signature.  ��lj�� yjvo&pzctov.  SATURDAY, JAXUAIIY 24.  190:..  X  HERE   is  a   vast quantity  Southeast Kootenay which are  profusely distributed iu tho  mountains of the main range of  the Rockies and The Purcell  range, which traverse the district north and south. ,  In early days w.hen men first  came to this district to mine,  they were attracted, here by the  ���gi o >>Mng^'6port.-s���oj,^riCii"pmCGi=  diggings discovered - on Wild  Horse creek.  Since that time hydraulic, or  placer mining has not attracted  the attention which it deserved,  considering the large areas of  auriferous gravel,' which t is  known trr exist on many of the  streams flowing 'through" this  section of the province, and  which have been proved to contain gold in paying quantities.  ���  The present indications .are  that the mining indu'strios-"of the  Port Steeloo mining division of  Southeast Kootenay will be increased by ael ual development  to a large ox tent during the year  L003. M is an assured fact that  at, least, four ..large companies  , will work the placer ground on  Wild Morse creek, 'three on  Perry creek and one on Weaver  creek'.  In south America and Australia pasture is; abundant1 and  oxen'of the finest qu.ili'. y arc p'ehtiftil. 7 B'6 V'fil'is prepkred from  these oxen and the supply i-, so Considerable as to: enable; the��  manufacturer.; to use the best material^ at-a norninal7c'ost. ylt  is prepared by a special process,'.which'ensures'.'the,-: retention of ,  both the stimulating and nourishing7properties oti the''; beef,  thereby differing- from ordinarynieatextracts'or beef tea, which  merely stimulate without nourishing-.     '������'������ Ayh'A :'aAAA.:.AaaIAA''  ���iyly "N oxi H$Kes '���lyy.  "���'!'". ..'   ','!".     -'''unci-   ���������'..7';. '���'��� :'.,'.;���>' hy, ���'  ^trenatKens V  Bo v rii  '..,,... NOTICE. ' 7".7y.,  : 'J'AKii Notice that ' j intendioapply Ihii-ly  days from the dilie hereof to tlie Chief Commissioner of Luipls and Works for si special license  in cut nnd carry .away thiilicr from the following described tract of land lying In Croup I.  Must Komeiiay disirii'l,' and described 7us  follows:--'   '' -' ...���.'',-'���.'.     .-���';���.7. ���-������-.������  Ooiiiniciicingnl 11 post planted at tin; north  west corner cit; Lot r>I5r>, 'I'linning thenccy north  along i,|i'e ensi linn'i of (,'laxion's 'Timber, Lease  I fill idiains, thenee cast "ill din ins < more or loss  to' Fernie Lumber Oo's. hind,. Ilieiicc' soiitli.  alongsaid I1111U1foil e.liiijns.,. thence: east along  said JmuiNO chains, lnc'iio:. or less.' to .hupbni's  liro-oiiiiilion,- thence'���"soiith 7 JO- cliii'inii ' Iii.  Mangai^s pre-eniption, Ilience west IK) chains  .iiioro' or leiis lo west limit ;'uf, Mailman'spre-?  t'inpLioii7flMMice soutii'iilonjj Wt7i' limit of'Man-\  a'an's jiro-oin'lillriiilWIChiiiiis'ii'iioVe in- less to.Lot  5-iriS, theiie'owesl7?n Vli-jiiis more oriess to.pliieo'  ���or boulriuiiigy Said inicito containslx;hundreil'  and forty acres' iiiore or .less.' '������ "'-'   ' 7'.y7"'y    '  nii toil .this JT1.I1 \lay of jjbvoni|ior, lim'j. - !.,;,.:'.���,  '������, ��������.' '������ :  \. 777" 7,7; i'-.��*. i-.vif.i'ou's. ::,'���'���  NOTICE.  ^fmmmmnmmmmmmmsmmtfmwwftm  1 N.HANSON J  Liquor Dealer.  AND  iiih':AAAhA'AA:':^orice.AAAA'A''-'Aiyi::'Aa-  7 NOT 10 KIs hereby given liiiil an application  will "he .'iiiacii.- to the i'lirllainont or Oiiiiiichi'iit.  lho<-nevi; Session ..thereiir /or'niiyXiM i��i in<*oiv  poi-ate aciinipuiiy to lit* liliinvii lis."The Sou ill-:  t'lii (.'eiiii'al l.'ae.ii'ie I.aiiivay Company'.', til con-,  sli'uci; iunl 'pperuti. 11 lincof'riiilwu.y i'ri-iiii "'A'iiii-  ���'���iiiyor. iiVltriti*ih (.'.oliiiiiliiit nrii'tiicriy ii|i(teagl-:  .j?''b';. ���'..''7'Va.v': or (lie' l\oi.l|.|iiiy,;i*.|,ss-,ir..>'iinic  ^J't'l'ii'i oniliiyOlilAliili itiveiyiii tlii"'')iisi'l'iu|.."of  ~%'liierlu;';:i;theiice;:'; iiO|'lliy7eiistcii'ly it'11���^1'  '^iisl.iil"|ii';H'ii|. lO'M.'iiiii plii 111 iiii'.'.'the 'C'lilirclilil,  ���Ivivi'i;:' ii'illi poiviVi'; l(i,;roii*;iriict'.iiiiil:'operiito  .ieleiirapliiind'ieK'iihiiiii.' liiii'sfoi'^tln*. piirjcosii  Vl'its liiisiness iiiul'l'cn- tjiirpiililici'ii'iid lo'.iivviii.'  iiSi!!.iii;ii|..'io|,i|.riit1j'..\viri,c.r powers eoiivehionl to  llie iiiiicl'i'or JNilliv'a'y ..UiilViiUior'!.:imi'i>f!se'ii:-''-��ii<l  .11��* 11 w.i 1. 'iii 11 l-.'o'iVpI'm.tii;.-k 1 ciiuii-siiiI'ifc,'.' res-Vies.!.: iuicl  rflitjijjiitif,-;.'n*ii:lixbiitlil'.S(i"ii.-;VI't***!'-'.'<I'i0 riecessiiry  ivliiii'i;es aiiil^'iev'ators: ;'iiilil'..with .siieii  oilier.  i'o.wf?1!*'^^^  rh'. i feiVyftiii!'i p:i.; t:  S^:     Nrnnufacturer of all Kinds ol Lumber,       A  *~- - inent ol' seasoned Lumber mid shnifiU"  C-^ on h.uid  lur^o iissort  nl ways  ,y7yVl011 XS'l'pX;^:PALC0X1! 1!J 1)0 i-7. ; :��7 '  !*?7'7.';:'7-1;j,'.-;;*y'5isSoiiti!.w  ;^i")ale;l'altM'i'i|:iiiito tliis.^llii��^ilii>-;ofA;IJoi'Otiilitr  i(iii'7''';''7:77:7;{;,yy7','7'.;7;.:7'y7.77'.'7':7."  .VOTJCK -is hercliy jfiven tliat thirty days  after dale, we'.lliu undersiyncd intend tn'iippiy  to tin* Assistant Commissioner of Laiicls anil  Works for the District'df Kast Kootenay., and  the Chief CoininissionSr of Liindsiih'd AVorl;-.  for licenses id lirospeVt'.ror 'eoiit'oii ;tlie;follpw-  inj;'lfcserilieiriands sitiiiilei'ii llie iVoj'tli sideoy  the l.'liitlien'd river,'11 lin'nt two' niiles iiorth of  the Pincher' creek". I rit i 1 Vi ml lilji.iut'two iiiile.*i  eiisl 'of the ensi ;iiotiiidiirv line Of "tlie.. Call 11 din lil-'ac ilie railway grunt, in the soiitlieiist.  portion of ki'is't ko'iiteiiiVv, lirifishf'oliiiiiliiii.   ",..���  : .1. Coiiiinen'ciiiB iit'n post ithoii't si.vmeii iniies  ei|st of the towii'of.Monissey, lieii'it; the nunJi  ^istci>riior,,p,(j.*!t;a.;<,!jaeeiit.to,tiie/soiuli west ciiiT  iier , post of' I'feter l'.''fiuyeiulei's eliifi'n; Iheni-e.  iiorlh 8t| chain'..*,' theiice' vvest 80 'ehniiis,, liieiiee;  south .,-,80 eliuins,' iheiic't'7,c��i!:t; 80 clifiiiis 'to',ill..'/,  pliiee of bi.-gin'iiliiB; cni|:ainiiiK>JjO at-res.'.''.' ���.'/���,  7 7 7. Diu'ed this3i;ci cliiyof lieeeiniier, ii'ii'j. -'y  ������ A h':"AA.  -;;: oiA-i ii; ��� h;oi','i?;, Locnu.r.: 7y"'��.'  ':]yAy::'AA:AhA.^/'AyAAOK\^rTyA^Aii[yA'A:Al  y ;l I'oiuinoncinK.iit'n pi'istynljfiuL sixteen iiiiles,  en s't (if tiic town of Morrissey, lieiu;;. llie "south  west corner jiost adjacent to ihe;s(,iiitji eust. cor-:  iiei"of William Hoi*thcher elaini,:..theiice Voi'illi  SO chiiiiis,*tlieiice eiisl Siiclinins, tiieiice noilli  ^Ocl^iiiiis.'tlieiice \vesl Bl|,ciiaiiis"ni tlie pliiee.iii  In-Kin ill hk. eon in ill ill),' IHO acres.' ... ���;.,.: '���.;..'������.-.'  '":;,;��� .: .'''7.;;- .1. l^yAlcAI'INKV.Diciitoty-  7'.'7 '���' Ay. /.K7v1y^7.y':--7A7'llVVCKk'i''r,!;A��eiiu'-- 7  yV-li.' .'f'oiiiiiiehein^t'at a post, about, sixteeii in ill's-  eiist of tlie town of Morrissey.,Lei ng the soiuli  east coriier post adjacent uitlie ncirih.ivesi eoi' ���!  iter of Z.|.'.--liieAi;|neys claiiiiy, tlience north' Hi  lihiiins, iheiiee Wf:**t. Su chains, lli'enee'solitli till  chains, theiice eiisl S11chains 10 ilie' jilace iif l.e-  iCiiiniutr. ci.nliuniu^iWb aeres.;;;���' -, '���:.,,',. ',7y' 7  ,'.y . ���'..;...'.-y-Williiiin iiciellieiii^r.Loeator.yy,"  ���*!y 7 ':y77 '' :''.'-���' ..^''Ilnckett.yAs'onty yi^yb-;.;-,-':  :, 4;:;l!(,'iiiiiiiien'cinH'at ii post ahoiusi.\-teen iiii les  east of ilie'iowii iif Moi'i-issey,' lieintr tlie rifiit.li  ensi co'riier "adjacent; to,iho;! so'uiii^ w-jst,. eoriier  iif, ,Wi Ilia in ;,,Scliliek>jcl aiiii.Hlieiieey south : 80  eliiiins. tlienciywcst tjo'-.chains;;tlii;nee.';'iior!IV'SO".  MINliKAi; ACT  .--,'     ,   (KOItJI   !���*.)  1SB0.  OKicrii'tCA't'i: <n-- i.Mi"ito\'i:.Mi:.N-rs.,  ,, NOTICE.  .S11Iu'ui., T.I nii-.;<k'.7 .lui'.lcsiiij  iMihonil C  anil.... Aliiiii  iinis." ;,���/���������''!'.���������./'��� ���. ,'-..���  Miniii},' r��h iskiii :ccf  Situiitc iu ihe l.'ort. Steel  'Knst Ivocctenay l'i,st,riiii.y ''..,;' y '���,.'���', '.- .���".  . Where loi,'ated:,-*Oii tlie : West ;!;'iut 'of St:  Mary's ,h'iver, . :icljoiiiiii,yr;.. liny 7(1 rent.-. I'niie"  Mine'ral ('liiiin.. ' ��� .','���!������"��� y .'77: "'���"],'. ���;.!������*. 'A\ ���:���; '  A: ���nij<e.',]niili('.C!,,.lhii|.:'l7'.161in,AIel<iiirli.ie.,i-ilVtho  City' iii' Nejsoii, 11 cliiigl 11S n'iienl Tiii',Iosepli'"II.'  W'righl. ifi'ee 7. Miner's;:' liertjlii'iile '������ 'No.  ���'j l.iciiUOi)";' | iitelid,'.-, fiixty. day's,', f roiii. I he clnl e  ���hereof., io apply" to. the Jtining.'.Keeorder for  Certillent'es t.r Iinpfovcineiits. for "the purpose  of,. (ilitaiiiiiiK'ii, Crowii !Oi'ii,hts ol; the ;al)6ve  c'liiiins".;","'/,'.'1 7.7. :,7 .'7 Vy" :,7*; ''���'.������,"',������  ' , Anil furllicr tiilce. nc.ltee.Uhi.t .a'etiiiii.���������'under  sei'tion 117, must lie c-ccuiinehc-eil bc'fo'ri' ihojssu-'  ynee of siie|i'f,y;i,tiile.:ili.:s''or Iiupi-oyeineiiis7 7  ..-.  Iialc'illiiis niiilliy ofOciober! AA):, 1 tiOxi. - y 7-7  2-7'',       "':-'.: ;���"'".': ���"' ���' ' .loiir-JiNrc'iiA-reiiiK.'.':  'MINKK.AI7 AC'I',,  '7-7y': '(ki'ihm r.)\  l��"i.:  UKII'I'i niftl'I'll Of  I.MI'UOVK.MHN'1'S:'  trr DlMKNrSION7  , LUMRRIi      A      RPlflCrALTY. =3  WflS'fl.  B G.  ^iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiisiiiiiiiiiiiiii'iiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiiiirc  Operations will commence as  ,* .soon<iiK I he season will jiermil  Active preparatory operations  are now heinj^ made, supplies,  luniher, ele. son I lo the mines,  ditches repaired ,;ind  Humes con-  . c .*  strticteil, t.he properties ])roperly  etpiipped with modern appliances  sullie.ienl to prove and thoroughly prospect ' the deep gravel  diggings on the above' named  Creoles.  x      x      ::���  11 is believed thai lUO.'J will  be  the   most,   prosperous   year,    in  mining.1 experienced in this   district.    There is ovary indication  of intense activity in  the mining  industry;   and   therefore  a vast-  amount of   the   very  essence of  prosporily   is  likely   to  be  disseminated    among   the   people.  Development work is being  vigorously prosecuted, and   the  attention of capital is being  gradually but,  surely   attracted,   and  confidence   and    hope     instilled  inlo   the   minds  of   all   classes.  People on the outside, generally  seem to retilizi* that this  district  is on the eve of a mighty inininp  development, and it  is   that   the  season of l'.m.i will mark   the he-  ginniiii.'- of the greatest   ore   pro  ducing era that thi.-. district   has  ever known.  'machinery installed at mines  controlled by men ol sufficient  wisdom and capital to hasten the  adoption ol efficient mining  methods.  0       "    "    *  The   free  coal   bill   has   been  passed by congress,-) and   Pre^i  dent   Roosevelt   has   signed   the  measure  and   it.  has   become   a  law  As Ihis has become a law in  Ihe Unred State.--, we certainly  think thai the Canadian parliament should reciprocate by passing a similar measure  The interests of Southeasl  Kootenay demand J'ree trade-in  coal; il will prove a inostV.im-  poriant factor'in the opening'up  of the vast coal areas 7o.f;7the  Crow's fNTest Pass. 7 7  NEWSPAPER MEN FOREGATHER  Annual   General Meeting- of the  Interior Press Association'.      7  It is believed thai the people  ��� of Port Steele have much occasion |for looking forward -with  hope and assurance. The clouds  of adversity are rapidly dissolving, and tlie light, of prosperity  begins Id rift the darkness; and  this year crimes laden'with good  cheer a.m.l. happiness for'the Fori  Steele   mining  district of Soulli  .east Kooleiiit.y. '  ;   *   . K'    k      '     ,    .  ivla.rc.oni thinks it.-, possible lo  send a. message from the 'Atlantic ' to, the ��� I'ac.ilic. voast Tor one.  cent, a word. If possible lei. the  deed be (lone.  *    ������/,'   -*  lieprtrts from Wild Horse and  Perry ereeli slate lliat the coming season will see a considerable  amount   of  modern mining  Tho annual general meeting of  the Interior Press Association  of British Columbia took ,dace  in Nelson oii'Sunday. there being a good representation of the  27> papers included in the associ;',  at ion's membership' says the  Daily News. ' '   'A''>rA''AA,  Several matters of importance  to the publishers of ��� newspapers  were dealt wilh, including the  preparation of modifications of.  and amendments to existing  legislation affecting newspaper,  interests, to he submitted to the  next session of the legislature.'  Officers for the ensuing yeai-  were elected as follows:  President,   F.   J.   Deane,   The  Daily News, Nelson.  Vice-president, F. 1*2. Simpson  The Herald, Cranbrook.        7     '  Secretary-treasurer,     T.    Mc-  Naughi, Halcyon 1-iol.Springs.1.;.  '.' Executive  committee,   VV.    ll  VVillcox, The Pioneer,   Phoenix;'  C.E. Smifheriiigale,  The' Drill.  Sloean;      W.     .VlacAdams','' T.ii.e  Paystrealv,      Sandon;       F,"    A.  Haggen,    The,   Kootenay    Mail,  fie v el.stole e;  Columbian,  and   (.:;    F..  fiossland.  Invitations from file hoards of  trade.of Cnuibrook, Phoenix and  Sloean City lo hold the. next an  niial meeting of the ' association  in their' respe.clive cilics, were  read and suitably acknowledged.  .1. I). Tay.lcir,"Tlie  New 'VVe.sliiiinster,  li.ii.ee.    The    Miner,  NOTICE.  NO rii I    -, lutein .'hi i th u in   ippin moil  Mill In  in ule to the Li ���'i->l mm or  1liiu-.li  Co  luinlni it us in \t Sc ssion foi  in  \ct to jiuoi  poi itc   lhe     l\.ooitni\>   Cuiljoo   .mil   I'.khIi  Hiilu i\ CuMiiniM     to eoiisliiu t mil opt I.IK    I  lin' oi Hulw i\ un the i uimukoI Height   mil  pis,in^ci-      CuimiH in mj;   u a   point on  tin  Can i Inn I'liotlc UmiI\mi\   hoi lien llu   '''own  ot Guide u in the hmlmi ot llntisli ('oluinlini  them    Nui th-Wi slei K lollowin," llu liiuim oi  the C ilniiilu t niul (' inoi, H'tei*. to i poinl  it oi  lieu T< to I lime (' ulu   lhe me .Noith-Wt sleih  r..l,ic��iii���'the i oui-,1 ol tin    |.'i i-ei   llnu   to   i  lio.nt   it   oi   mil   t.i-ioine    I'oii.iiyi,   ihenu'  Wi-tLih fallow my the i on i soot   the  Niihuo  uui J*>l��Lcii l h'nei- i.nln   the   nio-l  loiu-t'iiu-ut  'lonte lo  tide   umei    a 01 neiu l*oit Simpson  with .uiilionl\ io i ousti in t .i hi.inih line to the  'loun nllf tin i   ilk    mil oiliei In tin h Inns met  UMfiilin ' hli\ mile s i ii h in   h iikiIi       \Ko ice  coniin t iiith ml tut   i   into  luimiiu .uiiiii(,e-  nunls  with  iin\   othei   !{nlui\s situ it<  neu  sniil proposed Knlhvii.v.vor iiny; pni-t. thereofy to'  l-eeeive from !iiiy,'C:!p^:oi*'in'iiciil.".':pyrspiV'yoii'..''lVoil.v  eoi'po'niie.  ({riiiils. of hind,   liione.v j. or ...oihei'  assei.s iii itid.or-eonsivuet'ioiiiir' s:ihl 7iiui.lei-ui.k-  'injir..;H'ith'i')o\v,e.f.,to epnsti:ue't iiiii|,,,oiieriite,'tele7  sriipli iiiiil0t,eleiiiipne lines for the purpose orits  .liusiness/uiiil loi-:the'public.' niul.wiih��po\ver't;o  own.,ii*��! uiiil operate \yiiiei-,pfiivers'eon\'eiiieiit  ii) the.road'l'or. llieir l'iiihvay mid oilier purposes'  wi tli power to own und operate hteiiiiVships iind  shippiiif; iiiid'' litiild il ml, ereei;: tlie   nei'ossiir.v  w;liii'i'yes iiiid.witli'K'ueli oilier,powers and privileges lis are 'iisutUlyTjiyeh' to : i\'ii'ihvay: .C'piii-.  panics. 7 ���-������ .7; ���A-.-Ai''A:-y,l.-:-y  ���������'A]A \. :AyirA<-  , Dated at 'Kort Steele tin's I.Olh duy^r Octolier  iP(K;'7.;y7,77'y7.' AAyr-'yyy;: :':'.A'A^;    '7'y.  <7:i*77  77,',.;���    .TIAHVKY ^MeCAKTlOlf,   7  :������������:������   .,'.,        Scilieilors for Applieiuits;;  7:;':'y.-'7.','.'';:77;,,7,=:NOTlCi;7 "'v-<7.'->''.7'y.7-,  NOTICK is lieri.;by given Ihii'i'aii applfeation  will be iniide.lo the ParliaiiieiilorCaiuidii at.its  ��� next Session  for. aii. Ae.t7.tfi'' ineprporiiVte. .the  ;'-[\ooteiia'y Ciiriliiio aiiil l'aeiiie  Kiiilway.'G'oni-,  pany'' io.construct iind operate a line pi',. Hiiii-.  way I'or liie eari'ying of freitrhtyand passeiuiei'st;  C'omnieneiiifi.al.a poin'ton ihe'Canadiiin l'aeiiie  Railwiiyat or near thc.Towii ol' Golden  in..the'  eioviiiee of  Hi'ltlsh  Columbia.1 thenee 'Norlh'y  ,\\rQs'terly folI6,wiii(f,Uio'votir's'o-of the Coliinilil;i  and Canoe  Kivers  to. :i point ill. or uesii- Tele  .laiine Cuelie. tlience North-Westerly, fql.lnwin't;  the course, oi' the Kraser River to a point ut, or  iieiir Giseome. l'nria(,'e,'ihence'\Vestei'l.\' liiliow-  iutr the eotirse of tlie  NTeclinco7nni.l   Sliecnii  Ulver* or by l.hci liiosi convenient rbute-lo, tide  water at or neii r .' 'ort Simpson, with authority  to  cbiislruc'i 'ii   branch   line  tovthe Towii of.  nakerville. anil oilier branch lines not exceeding lirty iniies each in length.   .Also toeouneei  with iunl enter into i'uiiuint.;.nri'ahKeinents with  iiny oilier Railways situate neiir.said' proposed  i'ailway or uny-'-parl  tluireor.  to receive  from'  any   (Ic.ivcirument,, pei'Son  orhody  eorporate'  (jiants ol' iiiiui. iiioney or,other assels'in' alii  of  (.'ciiistriictloii or said   uiidurtakliii.'.  with' 'jiower  i.iieiiiislrucl and operate,  telegraph and ule-  jihoiie linos for the purpose of Its business  iind  I'or the public, ti in 1 with power to own; use anil  operate: winer ptiwers conveiileiit lo the'road  Icir' their   riiilway   and .-otlic.:!'   purposes   wilh'  power to own   and   ccpcraie   ste.iiiiiships .anil  shipping and   I.nil.!   a .cl  erect,  lhe   necessary  wliin-ves   mid    with   such   c.llier,.   powers   and  privileges  as  lire    usually������ liivcn   lo .Kiillway  i.'oinpiiiii..'.s: ,   ���  I luted ut. Furl Steel,, this lili.li day ol' Oc'tolici  ���nip:;. .. .-''    ���.���'���.   ...  ���Ill .IIAKA'KV ,*  Mc'CAIi"i'l''.l.'.  .Solii.|iiir.s I'c.i' Applicants.  l:AAAAAhhAlAyA^OT1^-t'AiyA!AA'A.AA'':"':  ;;',^NV:>Ti^K:'-~'l'iieJ;;-Urn  rKiiilwiiy Cpinpuny;;wili;a|ij)i.v lo lhea*iiriianien't.  ;ort;iiu,-iiiii.iit^ns<Yii^^  airiii'i exleiidiutr i hettiiiie.!. I'oryi-iiinmeiiceiiieiit.  a nil' iifiiii jilel ipiiyi>i7l Iiii rail \'i j'.^vl'i ieh' was "'ii'iT���.���  ���Uiorizeii ,ljy llie; Ael.prcl'iiHianieni^ir.; Canada,;  ���W$.*';V.i.y.'>H^  'iiiitl'i��i>i_*rj.i iij; liiji ween it'.-pojlul-'oii;,-it'?;- rVii 1 w:iy^it'i���  tbt7noiKlibbrhoeil fif'l.'orl Siei-le liiiil.a'ppiiii ill  oi'jteur ,Goiih:nvon tin;,iv'aiiiidlii'iVPaiiiiii- riiii��*��y':  "77'Hy,tirdiu7or;Tiie;i.toiirii;.7';^   ��� '���'yyyAA''A-''  7..i';7^^  XroViM'er>'l!,ri l>i tli;: N pvi^ I tttl-J.; ;7J 7 y ^ > |.|7:7 ��� 7 v^. ;,.y ^ Jy:  ���7;'.-77y;^77;;Nc^w^  Vi-(,ticie:.''.Isy'li"efi'I(,v.;':xivej|.y  ilierdat'e we iiiieiiilvtd :ijIj)l.v'\t'o'I:,iliie !-'CJ o'vi'riioi--  in llbiiiieil'iit Oitnwii for iippiri)V:ir,of;..phiiis:;i'or  Improvements oiiyilieyiCopteiiay.iitiyer l'n;tliii,  f'oiiiriy^br.'K'piiiehayfiiriiisli ���'���O'iiuiii'lViiiV.'ii'ii'iiiili',  Si i iio'i'i;fi''Cliii'i)..ittl Jieyls'eU Sitit.iii.i's bf C.'iiiuidH:  A eiipy ol plans aiiil viie.sc''.ri*piioii"' of^.,'tlie" .liro-  po-eii si iii bl'; wi id .iiiiiirpveineiits iiiive-lieeiide-;  posited;;\yilji.;ihe;Ariiiisti:r 6f7l*ubiie:.;\Vcirk*,'.:ijt;  Olliiwii'iVuiil":lii��.lh'o;'.ofti,i|ii!'fi'f:;'tiriJ^  I'LOds foiHlieCpiintyiblyKpoi^^^  Ui n ishcpiumliiii;. y yA;:,A'Ay;, 7;'777 yyyl'yyy  Tlui Ci-bw's Nesi"l'asS Liiiiil'ierV.;oinpaiiy7Li(j;;  1) ileilaVKoi-rSteiil^e;. .liiiiliiiry.Seventeeiiiji,:  inn-*-.;v...''*:;7-..^*7-,;.1; ..:.y.''i::y y:y���':':������ .y..y..t:".^.i.yyyy.:.'::  1       :.:. ;���'. .',".;..'.!���.--���, >���; y.;.y: . ;.'...,.'���;������ '���'..;���'   ��� .>��� 'y: y^y ,'��� ������ .t.y.:  -t;l;i,7yTA:ENHAU_SER-M  ;:,\\^vi'en.>^  7.7'77;7' 77^"Krn \;ins77 7y:'-;7;yy;  ,,R,i\'oi'siilh; Aa'oiihc, 7 ;' y ':'.:' 77 '  7l.7'7.y7^7.'l<'ot't7'Sli!<'lc;7R7G^y  ��.M��%������vm��i%%%%%������i%%%%����ii%%mv  ���SAi  .:;?^|i)Rt;w;  GbNTRftGfOR  '""" BUlilD'ER  AND  npUSK ANU'SlGNil^SlNTING    7y   yy,  7.   7yCAT.CJMI.NfNO lltid i'APKR'HANGINp  '7 77; P0IiT^TE^E,;7B. ��� G^;77  .i3^'y,JAIl 7\^orkypr6m.ptly7d6he!;  ASSAYING  C. l<\ NlCllOLSpN, :'\'.7  7,       PiiiTKituoHpuorr/B; C.  n.leeiiseil by I'rovlncliiffloveriiiiient.)  Gold rind, silver.,   iy. 7v.......*2!()0;  Silver a'n'd 1 end :..............' 2.(10  Gold, silver iiiid'C'o'jpei'.-. ,. ,7...'!.00.  (iiilil, silver; liitiil tiinl i:()'|i|)i!'i*..  -1.(10,  Stliiiiili'H   le.fl,   witli.C'iirlin,,*;'   Diirie  will i'eei-.iviV|ii'oinii|. iiUcn'Linn; ;��� -.' ,    ,  SH0RTLINE  BETWEEN  STPAUL'"CHICAGO  OMAHA-tHICAGO  Kahsasrity-CHICAGO.  tin; matter of tho  meet ing being let  of tht:'..executive.  of-  I in  lhe   hand  'NOTICE..  'i'.tliK N'ci-i'i.'H llu.I ililihiys alter dale, ue In-  leiul li. apply, he i he (ililci I'c.iiiiiil.-sliciierCi  Lands unci .Works for pei'iuls-luu t.u rciuui'e  cihsl I'liellc^its I'rcc'ui and iniilie liiiiirciveiueiil.s ou  lhe I Ipper' Moyie 1,'lver. necurilliii: In plans unci  iiui'Veyi lyiecl: hi ..rcler |.. uiiilie sn Id Ulver niiv-.  lea Me fin- lens. .'  The ..lily bilidsillleeled liy sulci iiilpruveliielils  cctller t,llllll I Juvel lllllelil llllicls me lots ���.'ii'.", '.'71'H.  anil SHi��i. I .'roup I lii-liiintiiitr In llie Cruiv's Nesl  I.ii nil niul I level cpici en I, ('pin pany. Ll mi led,und  llie; i-iuhl. <>l way or llie Hrilish (Viliiinbla  Suullterii Ice 11 wiiy i-unipmiy. The only water  mii'i-iecl Icy said iiiiprevinents is said Moyie  IKLVt. I |;lver.    The rale uf lull proposed In l.e cluiiwecl.  is f-';'��u per thuiiViaiiil feel. Iiuai'cl nieasiire.        ,'  .miivii.;' li;mui:i; company, i.iuiiied.  i,      U.-ited Ihis IStb day of 1.eceinlier llilW.   i>l  ' V ���   ttl.l.iinl.ioii    is   eiilled-' I.e.     I.lie  "i'ioni'er r,iiiiil,|.(l" trains oi' l.lii; ''Mil-  wiitilew. .t SI. t'tuil, Itiiilwity.". '"riie only  liciffeel, l.i-iiitiH in I.he worlil."' ''.'    p  Yon will Iind it de.iinilile  l.o ride <ui  l.lu  l,h  luiiiiii'et wil.li- 'till 'I'ritiiHi.'Oiil.itii'iil.ii  'I'r.'iins und till ' Tiekel, Ayenls sel  [.iekelH.  use triiiiis wliiin u'oiny lei any |ioiiit. in  e Kiisterii   Sl.ul.i'.s  or Caimd'ii.  They  net.I,    wil.li-.   'ull'    'I'ritiiHi.'onl.ini'iil.ii'l  ins   und   till' Tiekel,    Ayenis' sell  ;eln.  ���Vir fni'tiier hifoi'mtitioit, |iiiin|>lili'|.s,'  Jisk tiny 'rieket'Au'eni,,()|*  Sinniisi; tlience,east SiJUli.'iins'.to flic pliiee of fie  hiniiiK: obiitiiiiiini*:tijiiiieres;''7y .'77.7.'    7,7.  '7.yy7 .7:7 :7>iosej>li. ic'Stephens. LoeatoK ���, 7;:  y:AA: 77'7 .Al.!;7'7;7'iA7iliicl;oit:'iVjieiit; yy77y.  '���':: a.. Gbniiii'eneiiijj; lit.' ii-ppSt lihoutil iiii les easi.  of, lhe jiowii of Miiri-ifiseyjiei iikv tiici^pu I hy east'  .epi-neiy post ;pf ..Mary;A. Malicrs.cluiur ihenei.  soiith'suehuins.-tlioiice'west.kr eliaiiis.*;tlieiie"e'  north.si) chains. Mience east? Sli*. chains, fo.. the  'piaeiypf. beKjiiiiiiiff cfiiitiiiiiii'i'jj iiii) acres/;7y,* 7,:  ;'7F7. ": 7^f"^,;'.'cW:Chri*tiah: Riise" I^i>c:it0i'7"77y  :AA:A:A:A'yU9A!:::A:hli^0[TAAk^ii^iAAAAlAA  i't'i.yCo'iiiiiienciiiiiu'/.a post 1!)niiles east of'the'  townyifAlnrrissey'lieiii)' tiieysbiilli ������eii,si'.;;i:ori'vi!r  post ml jiiceiii; loi lie jSouili: west" eorui.iiv|icist'o'f.;  F. I'.l'iiVtselai hi; theiice iiorlh Sli eh iiiiisVt.],t_.;,Vi*  westKO chin lis., iheiiije spiii.h' Wiyt*iiaii|J:,'vtlieiicc.'  east 8i),c.hiiiiis:icc(.tlie'' pliiee,'iifylie^'iuniiu.'. ebiif  .liiliiiiiK tHhiicri*'.'.'*., .7, !.,,.'��� 7'.-:...���������*,'(��� ,y.AAl:A:: y.7.;7;:  7 7y77.'.';.;';y7���;::���' 7yii;yi!,'caiiipbell,-jLoi*iitori'7;  :AA'iAyyilA''l'AAl:AyAAAA-^^^^.::A^^yA.  7 <���.'- Opiuiiieiieiiijfal,ii post a I ion i,,!'.) niiles ensi  of the'tbwii of i\li'n;i'issey, be,in^,thii siiiilh ,we.*it'  cp'r'iiurr i>o***'i.y si"i I j it <?o iit' ."10Y..1 li o~"N*i ti u,ii'";osi.t*i L"��:b^*in "i?=j*  jips|';of:l.i. lj.(^iiiipbei|s,idaiiu.7ilieuee, iiorili: Sii  eliiiins. jluSnt'i's.c'ei'isiiiSli einiiiis;' .theiiee'.'Soillh 8li  eliaiiis,; I hence west .SO eliaiiis to.lhe piiieeof |je7  fflimini;. ec.hifiitiiii^iHO acres.:777:. y 7,7-y  yAAAy: AAAAyAh ':;.7'7- :A--i '������' 7^'!% 7. |*P<'i,'.W'77'yy':  ..yAyAyAAyAyyAyA.yi yA.yiJ:iel;ett7:Ai''eut7y.;7;i  y s7yC'i)'iiiiiieiicini7iil a; post nboiilj.i tiiiles.ea^t,  or theytiiwii .:Ol',,J!cii-riss'ey:Vbejns;^d  eonu;riailjai;eiii!ip liie'iicirtireast'ebrnerbf'GXS  .Dciinpseys,iU:n''|iii^ilieiii'o.ii'pi'lii.SO eliiiinsj tiien'ee  .we.-awiehii Ins;--ilieiiee. .-iont ti, S<l 't;liii i n*>7 tlsi*ui.*i*;  east; St)!cliaiii7'i<>: i lie, j daceof bet;innihi,',c'ontiiin  Lj*-:iCluis7s,-fbiilte.<>j^iieiiiniV;:;..  :y77*A7'irtiekei'l7lA!ri'iit7;.7;7  ii ii^^pinnienciiiK.-irtJuippstliu  iif llieitowiii'oi7j\IPrrisse>-|5!beiii..' ���Llie'soiiili \yesi  epruV?i','|ip*i|:jicijiiceiii-to tiieynpi't  p'bst;of ,-.t;iT.7.QieAriiiey,'s;.sclii'iih  ���^^'''^^'^^���.'^'"^'w'stiiSl) ,'t!lialhs7-vtireii'cL*uf*;siiVut.rr  Sli chains; thenee wesi St) eiiains .l'o;; the plipjei if  iie,.iihniiij,';Ciin|aiiiiinj;iilii acres.,,..,:' 'V,yy yy 7  ,77 y;:y 7\Vi.lliain;Seliiick. Locator.';������  '-.���;7:77-7y^7.;i 7'7'.' -'y'yfiUMiicluilt, AyeiiL A-  y'III, Comiuenciii',' at ii posiiibiiut a) ini les ensi  of llie,town of llbn'issey.beiu^ the north: west,  coi'iietv iuljaite'iil' to the north west eornei'o |>osi.  Pf M. liy Mc.Cl own ns" i'lii i ini,'.. liienee -.������soil th, ySO  lihiiins,;. iheiiee. 'eiistySO dim ill's; thence itiirt.li'Sii  'eliiiiiis.yllieiiue1 wii-st SO .chains'lo. iiii; plncii i.i  .besiniiini;,' c-oiilainiug.ttt't) acres.'' 7������������;���'     -  7.." '���'"     y7 IL !���'. Mitelie.ll, Loeatoi*.   yy  ',7; 7' . 7 ':' y-,7A.:lliielcett,- Ajjron'L'''.'���'������ ���',:  ' IL ' Ciiiniiieiieinf,',:it.ii: postaJibuf.ai iiiiles ens'  .of'the; tOwii'.of Mori-issey, heing, the nortlii'iis .  corner.post adjacent to the' niirtli , west, corner,  post ot' H. F. Alitchells elniin,.tlience',soiitli'''StI  chains llieuee.weslSIf eliiiins.y thence north SP  chiiins. thenee.east HO.chains.Io pliiee fit",lieitii|-  niiij,' .coil ttii iii iii; till) acres!,:, -v "���"��� -A- ���������",',���'' 77: '  , .'.:. yy-''��� 7 Ai:���.M.  l.tyMcflbwau, LoOUor.'  7.7'. AAA A :A. :.AaA:A: HacheittyAseiit. 7.; ;.:;y  7\1~.yC'piiiiiieiicint; nt a.'piist abput IS iniies eiist  Pf.the.towu.ol" iMorrissey, beiptr; the. soulh west.  eoriier post adjacent to tliersoiit.li eiisl eorner.of  A. D nirks cliiiiii,��lhetiee iiprtirsOeliiiiiis'lheiice  east HO chains, thenee south .So. eliuins, ihence  wesi, 80 ehniiis to place of l.e^iiiniii(,',7efiut,ain-  iiiHr (HO iieres. y -'.,'     7 y ������',';. i '7-y A '���.-'-  ;77.7-.    'y.71., M. nirks. Locator,    y ,,  ;'.'���'.' .    7.";.  '     7   ,:  ...       A. lliiekell, Agent.  ''  , Hi. yCoinineheint' at a jiost about, irniileseasl  of the town of MorrisseyUie.inj,' the soiith west'  corner' post, adjacent t.ii the south eiist corner  'of William Donahue's elaini theiice iiorth iiii  eliiiins.' liienee eiist, HI) eliuins; thenee. south:k)  ehaiiis. thenee west. SO chains to the plaei>ijflie-  j'innln','eiiiuaiiiine (ill) acres. 7  .^lerlingMiitt.lipws'. i.ociitor.  y ':.       ''������,���'������''        .  A. Iliick-eti; Agenl.  ,H. Coiiiiueiieing ilin pojii iibotil 18 in i les ensi  of the t'owh.of Miiri'lsseyybciiii;' the. sniilii east  corner adjacent to the. north west, corner ol'U',.  IO. iMiinns elaini. thenee niirtli SO chains, thence  west Si) chains, thence south Stl, chains, thence  east so 'chains to Ibe place of beginning eoii-  laining OKI acres. 7  'i      ���        ��� .        i>. I').- ISirUs, Localor  ,.,  ���.' '      ������ A. Ilaekcli. Agent.  |.V C'oiiiineneing'iil u posl aboiil 17niiles east  ol' the towii ol' Morrissey'being the south easl  corner post,ipljiieenl. lo the north west corner  posl,in' Wi'..15.- Matins claim, liienee norih SO  .chains,Lilience west SO eiiains, ihence,' soulli Su  chiiins, ihcncc ensi, Stl chains In tin', place of he-,  ginning containing (liu acres.       . ,  Williithi Doiiahne, Locator.'  ���'.'��� '���'. ��� ������' ' A. lliiekell.. Agent.  III. Oiiiiinieneiiigaf.a pi.siiihont, ill iu lies east  of the town of, Morrissey being, the 'north Ca.-I,  eoriier, |iosi, adjacent to.iiie soiuli ejii't'coi'in-r  of ileurge tl. Kuse's clnllii, tlience- iiciiIim  chain:- Ihence west Sll eliuiiis. Ihence .south' :i  chains, ibence easl SOclinins lo the plaee.ofl.e  ginning c...,1,1.111 in.[((Ill acres.  Mm y ,\. 'Unher,  Luciilor.  A.   Ilnc.ke.l.i;, Agciit.  Hated this third day of I ���ereinlccr, Illli''.        'ii  ''7;y.-7 y,,!y NOTICE.yy ,yAy���'7* ".fyy  ���Oo|)|iei',ICiii^''V 77l7ii'SsiihL'-' ttiidy-Mitid .  7ol' 1.11e Mintuf.ii 11*7.7M iiiera],,(>l:tihi^.yy7 i  A Sfttiatiy'iii (lie Fori Slveele''iMiiiiii^'Uivisifiii oi'  F.asi Koilleiiay'Uislrii-I. : 7   '7 '  :  : -7:   7 ��';  ' ...yviierii iwuteil H-On'Losipreek adjoining tlie -  "Silyer'Qii'eeii" iniiierul'elniiii7  77yAA-y:':;.7.  7;tXkK  NOTfOI'lylliiil 1.,Hinvurd-,V/..7{oss7'F;7;  M.;c...';Np.7lhWIW.'7aM:iini for Joliii7SweitJii'ii,, y  F.-M.'C..,'No;';llii():W:r;, iiiteiid.sixlyilays-rroiVi,;,:  lhe dale liereiifjlp iiliply toJIi'e'iMiiiingitei'prd,-������'���'  or' roiy,ii Cerlitlcale'7>flmpriivtunenls';:fiii-.tlie7  purpose, iif obi inning 7 brown: Oraiits  of -llie, .'-���.  -iivtirin^inmiryyTj-^ryy-rry^  A,,Aiid  fu'i'ther.yiaUe'' tioiice..'li'.itr'iietionJ'uiul<;i-7  soeiiob 'If, nnist.helipniineni'ed 'before': tlie 7s-..  suiince;or'siieh:(Jcii-lijii;iite iir iiiiiiroyeineiits7y   '  7:Diitect this iiii ii,.iiiiy;of Decuiulier,7iKK. 7:,!, 7,.,:  7-777.i77y M Ti^K I <iA LKA(JT,7 ^nAy^AAAAi^.A:'  AAA... 7,.7y.-',.--yy.y ���;:Fi.]|tji7F:\:D;:,-J7y:-'.777c7.i..'''7  "ifm  :���' 7 A]  77;-!  A;A.,]  hi  .(.'KU'l'l Kl OA'I'K LO F; I'm IMti c v |.;.M nxi'sy  ���>'������  NOTICE.  Tin  1  n  _;A i ���jt.'i'i i :i5,^,- v t-f A. i*c ii's t^.y L<; r-jtc; t.i.< ��.i i-.^ ';-:'s 111 i"l: 7- 5v  7y7 ���'./'^t.tnirt'i.n],/^  Situate in ilie:i.'ort/Stepic7Mihiii(7iifvisioiiiif7-  l'hisl ICooieiuiy;;'Dislrif'iy 77..���.--:���:.>:���:. y.Av'A'AAA " :"  : ;,\Vheriv located :,^:Oii thowest bail I; :i.f-iiie cnsl.y:y;  foric'ofi;\yi'l'i(l';liiii-se:i''reek;7,':';7777 7y 7:77,y7y:-,;7:  -Takiynoiii'iyiliaf \J7V.r. A. lIiin-ev;;Free Afiiierisy:''  peril Iicaie7*fi7'7|i^  |.'i-ee Mifierv: Qirtilii'iile; ^?o.' :-'l!;t)t)ji|���'; ^RV>l>i'i-i 7 -  l'olson;;Free;;i\]ine^  pliesieivi'V. \Vbiie.:Frec sMiner'sCifriillcuti'Nn77  7B.ii02i'Ir7O,ebrgb;.L.;Piiv,is;;l^re'eyJl iiior's: per-7f  ti'Mi-iito Ni.7,yii.i.iBI:l''7i.lauies7l'..: .AriiisircingyXy  Ai| ii i i ii i'slrsi to'r.,';(if:' "l lui;;',lSstii t e-'iif - ,\ olfnyc! 7M c^;' ,7  Mi.llaiLFi-ee/Miuer's Cerliilcatp '.'ijli'jj 'f'-j.i.'mVKi(iy"7. i'r V  Neiiy^Coiiiieiyy'Free'!,Minci--s?Ocrtillentiyy>Cp7 7;'  ^njliflti"^''.!!'!^  lif^tiiov.iss.iyio^of;..^  >niier"s,yPertiiicii!e7No7;:7l'^  NTortli! .StiiV; Mining' (\'onij>ii!i;i-' l7iiiii(e��17',n^i-7'C-^^'r "  Miiipr'sA'lJoKillca^  iiays^fromxhe <!iitti:; 11tji'o/if 1 <>;.'iI>I��� 1 y l^o''1.11ii>-Siiii-.7. ,  iiig Keeorcier foHii.Oerli.lii;ate.ofd:iiiproviuri'ents7.:7  fpi'il Ji'ii ]��� iir pose of 'otVr'ii iiii i igy C'ri. ivi i-i) iiii iii-v':. \>KA':":'  '!'luf't<t>o;ye'i;li^^^  7.7Vnci;furlher liikpnipiiec^::t;liai|:in.tioV  Seetjmi^.iiiusi.li.^pinm  an eo df s nifii^jtieiu jifiiiejiifilni iii^n^ieii'i's,,717777* 77; I  7; ha teir i i 11^, fit iv.il Ci. yj)i' bAlifiiivlpX^iAiiAh^AAAAAi    '"  'ihW-fZyihliSiAiAAXsAA^  .7i7;'7yI:.y.7;MiNb;i'.AL;ACT7lSfit;.;7iK:7:';  7;7.:7? :,:7;-7;'. -���'' ,; CFoiolF;) '.'.7.'; V;77-.:';7  ,-,...7;7 i'!Kirrit:ieA;rK'Vi';'iMt'ito,VK.MKN'i's.*'  A'A-yyA. .*;^l'NoiTlbli/.y';';'-77y.';7  'i'''0!:t'eetoi's 10i'o;iin",7;(3i[i VAbo'"'  Ai..-}/-"''Ben D"or'7Miiiei'tibd]:iiiiis.'  yy,^ y  anil  .Situa t.e in iho* I'Xirt .Steele Mi ii i iig 1) i visic it i iif:  lOastlCooteiiay. Disli'iei.  - ..  , 77'.. 7.7 : yy  Whore i'beated:���On Weaver Creel*. 7yy ,-    yy  , .'J.'aUe. noi ice, ilia t.11 ;,1 limes Ai'-'iliirve.v-Aii'.'M'.O'...'  Nrii.yv.R.;i:��llHi" lieiingas iigeiiti'oii.lohii 0. O recti  FiM.C. N^i.7H.(J023ir7.i7.Sh;i.w.l'arl<er,   I'VALO..'  ..\r(),'.'-:'n.lU)ain'-i .Iiiseph ll. Liiicnii,w7l7M.C7N'o7i  ���;Ii.i:ini^-;,.,,Oi'iuigp ; S.yFrizzell,7'.\M.a......No. i  "li.iitiiTti;':!iuil Fvv.a P. Siirbiiry. Free'.Miner's7  ;Certriicate'.'Xo.V''l.tU:GiiS",'- iniend'' slxiyydays ������'  .from: tlie ciate yli'ereof; toiipply to the Mill ing A  U'eeorder for.aCertilleiito of liuproveniiinls; for* -  the;.'puri)ose of'olila:iiiiiigii,Crown7lriint of the'7  nlioye eliiiins. .������,.-: 77 7 ���..,������' ;.:7 ���, y- ' [iAA ������.'.'���������'  '': And ^ further."ta Up noi ice thai "'iii.-t I����ti,---'ii nil" ji-'7-  seetiou71"; iniistbc* eiViiiinPiieecTbefore iiieisVdi-7  iince of si^eh Ccriilicaioof fuiprpvenieiits;,' yy :.  rn'u.bi.1 ���t.l'iWtMUi cbiy orOei.piier, IfiOi 7 y    / -7  ���lp-7 :"' : 77';77l7A.;llAltV FY." '  :M1NKK,AL ACT,  ''' P'OlliM   F.  isiio;  ijRiri'ii.'ii;A'i'H oi-' liiimiovkmiCN'i's.  I,., KOIII),  I'ttss.  Auo.nl,,  bPOKANfc3.  II. S, JiuWK,   .  Gijlii'l'lll Au'eni,,  P.OUTLAN IX  J.   HIGHWARDEN.  PIONl^KR   BARBKR SHOP  i.. ;  Everythiiig Strictly h'ir.st Class.  Next door to IheJ'roNpcctor.  NOTICE.  ���<!,l.)rido','' and (;rCoyslotii' Krtiel.ioii;> Jtrrt-  '������y :''������ ���'yy ������'���rji'iil cJlitinis. i"7 .'7 .'',. y-.  . Situale in llie |.;iii''l Steele .MjningJ.iivision cif  I'liist ICooie'iiii'   llistricl,. ���:���''*y, 7 y ��� "*   ,   /'���'.'"'' .  . W liei'ii localecl:���AI the iieiid. cir 11 n II i{i Ver  and Wild Horse (,'reelt.   ������' .   .'7    'A   ...  Tiilce noi Ice thai L .l.iuies Ayllm-vey,' V. M.C.  No. ������|l..|:t(itui'- aijtiiig roiyinysclf and usagenl for  ���I'.lioiniis' Starliii-il. F.M.C.-'jS'o'.. ������IIIM'' .'anel  Henry F. i'cillctt; l-'rce'iMiiierrs Ceriilicale7\'o���  ������n.llii'.'rjrr-, intoinl." slxly days I'i-oiii the dale'  herei.if.ylo apply to the Mining' Recorder fur a  l.'erliliciile of linruveineiils, for the purpose of  olitiiiulng a. Crown (.Irani of the aho've chiiins. '  And further hike' iiolice (.bur notion: under .  Section :tr. must'he cciinuieiicei.f htn'ore ihe issii-'  mice ul' such Cei'tilieiite ol' linprovoiiienis.       y  I'liiied this illh day ol'October. I illy.  . ���'��     .   ',7 A '    '      '.,       ,",  ,.'��� Ai'l'lA.UVIilv'.;  ~~7r~' , Ia -NOTICE. 7 7 ;. ,��� ,  .NO'l'ICI'i is hereby given Ihal, Oti.days aflor  dale. I intend toiipply lo the. Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works a I V'lcli'iria t'ui-  perinissi.iin to. purchase ,ihe I'ollowlug laiids-  sllualed In Sonfli Knsl   K'oolenay.  'Coiiiineiiclngai n. iioslplanled ul the Soulli  Fasl eoriier o'l' (,'. I", Lund's purchase near  Wardner, II. (7, Ilience, sou I h SO chains. Iheiiee  easl 10 ehalus inore cirless lo Ihe.wesl blink of  the! ICooleiiay Kll'er. Ihence lip l|ie said .K'cioti* ,  'lay h'.lver lu lhe soulli line of,I. F. II liinpilreyM  ��� cri'liuse..or Soulli Wunlneiy Iheiiee wesi -IO  chains nloi-e. or less'lo Ibe plaei, ol'  beginning.  A   ��� i.'K'Ki) iiiNMoiii.;.  Haled'November r.lli,, llim. j:'   ,|..|  NOTICE.  'I'll I ll >' days after dale I intend to apply |..  the Chlefi'umiiilssluner or Lands ami Works"  foraUl yenr limber lease of the following described laiuis siliiiiied in llu-Southern Division  nl' Fasl Kuuleiiay lilslrlcl,. Ciiiiiiiiuiieliig'al. n  posl plmil.eil ou lhe. eastern boundary or Lot  ���IMitl. three fourllis of a mile south of where sn hi  boundary running north (list crosses Smid  creel,, (hence IMP chains icui'i.li, liic-ncc. ijeo  eliuins en si. thence 'ilO ehalus soiiili. I hence :'uo  eliaiiis west, In puiiii ccf beginning.  Jjated Ihis ���J'.'nd day of December, p.io-j.  1 ANDilEW J. DKVLJN THE PROSPECTOR.   FORT STEELE,  B. C,, JAXL'AKY i'i.   l.,0;j.  ��J*g ^Z0#pect0t "?I|THT16flS<>  SATUKUAY. -lANl'AKY 24,  1'W'I.  Lake's Bottom Elusive.  Sail   Lake.   Ulah.   Jan.    i'i1.���  Much   inlercsl   is   in.'i.nil'osl.eil in  railroad anil ongincf-ring   circles  with respect to unex pec led dilfi-  cultios  ciiconntorcd   iir the construct ion of the trosflo which the  Southern   I'acific   i.s   building to  cross  30   miles  of. Salt Lake to  sihorlen     lhe    distance   to   the  Pa c. i (i c Coa s I.     K i s sa i d t h a t, '20  miles out in the lake the   bottom  has  apparently   fallen   out.   and  more than l.otio carloads of rock-  have failed to furnish   a foundation for further progress.     A remarkable , feature   is   that   J he  rocks are coming above the surface of t.he water **>(>(")   feel., away  from   each   side  of   the   1 resile.  The   problem,   according   to the  engineers, can be solved only by  keeping up the flumping'process  Opportiiinui  For Getting a Beautiful Watch  and .Chain Free.���No Money  Required.���Every Man, -Woman, Boy' or Girl has the  same Opportunity under our  System  Headauarters  for   Mining   and   Commercial   lYIen fj  The  *  Heir Expectod for Dutch Throne.  The   Hague.'  Jan.   ^1.���After  all,   there  seem   a possibility of  ~iTi i~l ie iT=bTji"ngrfuo]"Tr i.o~i li trx) u 1 elf  throne,   for   it  is reported from  an   excellent   source     that' the  young    Queen    ox peels    to   become   a    mother   in   the. early  Spring.      She   has   engaged   a  1 companion,      JSIiss',  Baljon.     of  l-tolterdam,    whose    duties .are  more or less' those of -a  nurse,  and who is charged  to   take   t.he  greatest  care  of   her mistress's  health.    Queen Wilhelniina.   has  ended her stay at ihe   Castle .of  Loo and is now in I ho1'capita I   in  coinpany   with   her   mother, the  Queen Dowager.  Gaino and Fish Clubs Meet.  '" Ottawa. Out.. .'Jan. iM.���The  North American Fish and ('anic  Protective association began   its  , annual meeting here today and  will continue in session through  the rest' of the week. As its  name implies '.ho purpose of the  , association is to promote legislative and other slops lookina: to  tho better protection of tislv and  game. Delegates.are in attendance from -.nl 1 -ov*->r Canada.and  -tho"United States between Maine  and Illinois.  In order to have.* Dr. Arnold". KnuJisli  Toxin Pills placed in iln- hands ot 'all  persons, siilVeri.no- from bad health we  make llu* followino most liberal ofl'ei*:-  II you will .send u.*. your name and ttd-  (Iri-'ftH iind af-i'(>(* lo m-11 for us tweJ.-e  boxes of Dr. Arnold's Knj-lisli Toxin  I'ill*-, at 'Sic. per box. wo will f-ivc von  AISSOLUTKLY     l-'KKIC    :\       IIKAUTIKUl.  'watch'AMU cu.u.v in oiilu-i* Ladies  or Gent*, size, or your choice of twenty  other premiums Mich a**, line sets of  Joweh-.y., Itin^-,. Violins. Mandolin.-.  Tea SeN, Sateen .Skirts. Cameras, etc.  lteinemlier we nox'T WANT an'v  monky until after you sell (he Pi 11.-  and you don't have to .-ell any more  than 12 boxer- lo uei 'the' premiums.  This i- a bona litle 'oiler from a reliable  concern thai. ha- ��iyen thousands of  'dollar*, worth of premium*-, to agents till  over the counti-.y. Remember also that  Dr. Arnold", Kn��lislt Toxin Pills are a  -welUriifiwiuriMiicilyJ'oiiriilLidisctiMert���.ol-  llie kidney and' bladder. Rrijr'ht's  disease, diabetes, rheum, -isin. nervous  troubles, and, female complaints.-and  are for sale by all first class drug"ist*  and dealers in medicine.- in'all parts'of  the world. Vou liave only to show them  to soil them. Vou are not offering  soinethinj; that the people don't know.  Our watches are the regular standard  size for, Ladies and Gentlemen'1 in  Nickel or Hun .Metal Cases wilh handsome illuminated dials and reliable  lime-keepers.'wall-lies such its no lady  or gentleman need be ashamed to carry  and tlie.v will be sent absolutely. 1'Ve'e  to'.till who sell only twelve boxes of  those wonderful Toxin Pills. Write at  once and be the lii-st in yoiu locality to  get. one of those beautiful watches'aiid  chain. As soon as we receive your  letter or post card we will seiitfyou  [iost paid twelve boxes, together with  our Illustrated Catalogue und,beautifully, colored card with your name and  address on' as our authorized agent.  Hear in mind .that you will not be asked to sell any more than 12 boxes and  we DON'T WANT ANY MONKY ' until'  aller you have sold them. W'c bear all  the expense sind tire only making this  liberal oiler as a method of advertising  Dr. Arnold's Knglish Toxin Pills.  Don't delay, write at once and earn a  beautiful present. Tor yourself .for  Christmas. ...        '  Address   ARNOLD   MEDICINE   CO  All  Modern     Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,    B.    C.  Large   Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  ^^^^^^S^^cSSc^  ?  '.->0 Adelaide St. Kast  .Dept.  132  Toronto. Ont.  �� Observe King- Oscar's Birthday.  ' Stockholm, Jan. :2L.��� King  Oscar's,seventy -fourth birthday  "today \va.s royally observed in  Stockholm willi u b;ini|uot lothc  foreiij-n ministers. .The city niul*  harbor were gaily decorated and  the usual, salutes were fired  The whole cily observed the day  as a holiday. The king- was iii  good health and excellent, spirits  Manchestei-s to Visit Here.  New  York-,   Jan.  2\.���Among  the   notable  passengers   on   Hie  While Star Line  steamer Celtic,  which i.s due from Liverpool   lo  day, are the Duke  and   Duchess  of Manchester.    'Phis is lhe first  visit, the Manchesters have   paid  lo America since their marriage,  ll,    is    understood     thai     after  several   days  in   New   York lhe  couple  will   go   to Cincinnati to  visit ihe lather of  flic   Duche.ss.  Mr. Zimmerman.  MAPS    FREE.  ' The. Illinois Central 'M.-iilroii-l.oflicc.  at I'ortland. Oregon. Jiasa'small siipplv  rif,nict.>ly.>iuotinte<l'lwall"iiiap** of tho  United States. ."12 by ."18 inches, al.so  .'(Julia and l'orto llieo. enlarged. 1 f yon  will send us ion cents, in stamps, we  will prepay the postage and send you  one of thesejiandsoim* maps, by return  mail. ( '   ���  [f you intend going east, or know of  tiny one coining west, from any point  east or south of St. I 'aul. < )maha or St.  Louis, we would appreciate the opportunity of writing-in you or your friends  about the detail*-;. To .-a\ that is the  purpose of this advertisement, but Ihe  maps, are free. Address li. 1-1. Trum-  luru.. Ui Third St.. Cortland. Oregon.  NOTICE.  Tiilce iiotii'ii Him HO ilays lifter iliiti; I iiiteinl  lo apply to Hie Cliiel Commissioner of l.ii'mK  niul Works nn* permission to imrchast; the fol-  ImviiiKik'scribnl land in Soulli Kn-t l\iinteiiH,v.  Comineiii'iiii,' nt, a po**t plan tod at llu* south'  limit ot Ceoiw Arnold's pre-empt ion near the  line of llie ltriti-h t.'olmiinlii Southern Kiiilwny,  ilii'iiee south :��l-cliiiin- more or less to the,  Indian li'eseivntion: thenee west -tt) eliuins:  liienee north in chiiins inoie or less lo Hie south  limit ol said Ceorj-'e Arnold's pre-i'iuption:  Ihi'iici' east alonj,' sanl -nutli limits to the plan  id liejiiiiiiiiif.'. ContiuniiiK UK) acres mod* oi  less.  Uated thistird day of .liuuiar.v. IIXW.  Kl.l/.AltKTH AIINfll.ll,  The Mining Center of South East Kootenay  ��� Mineral Areas*,  - ^^^^ ^-^m^S  '     and the Most .   . " .   ^^^^^^     '    '    epaa;inB *������ fte  Extensive ^^^BBSB^W^^' Lumber Industry  Goal Fields on the ^HBT^L sLl ��-�� ��      c   -  �� ��".-���'��� WmKHIfm-      M^& , are Prominent  American Continent     s SPfA ^    ZT"l^^^ <? �� *  are Situated in V^/^C^^HSl Peatupes of the  South East Kootenay ' ^ -^^flwi^^^ District.  The proposed Crow's Nest and Golden Railway will pass  through Fort Steele and^ Tap the Greatest Mineral Belt of the  District.'  /;' " ,j-  ��� - 1, ,��� ���"*  r(*,,ti ^ i i i r        '  Choice 3usiiiess and Residence lots for Sale  Apply to  R. L. T..-Galbraith*    Townsite Office.  CANADIAN  tm ��� -j r  RAILWAY  All ���icn.siblc jieojilc tr'tivisl by tin*  O.P.lt. Is tlie nuixiin nf t.lio t.i'iivulliny  publii* ^>J PIOKD  s  refore.   Afler.   Vflod��s phoBpiofline,  The Great Enitlish ltemedy.  Sold and recommended by all  druggists In Canada. Only reliable medicine discovered.   Six  .. . ������packages (/uaranteed to cure  all  forms or Sexual Weakness, all effects of abuse  or excess. Mental, Worry, Excessive uscofTo-  Dsoco, Opium or Stimulants. Mailed on receipt  of price, one paokage $1, six, *5. One will please,  SU wM cure. Pamphlets free to any address.  Tbe Wood Coiupany, Windsor, Ont  ������'���'SqIcI bv- A. W. Bletisdill, Ortto'ccif.t.,  \Vliv-vou .shoii liV.bti y  l^AIR    PLAY  CHEWING  TOBaGCG  Because ���'��� '^ l,,lc j'.'M'.-lmi-iii'.v-.,.'  Because   'l; is UkmhohI. liisl.in^ chew  Because ii'.jni'ii�� ,.!,u,.B'<;s,'.'linl1 ynuii'  j; ' HI or 2in:..���pill"'.    7  ���Because.1''"' U}X* .*��'�� .vuliniblo for  jii'ciniiiiiis until January  1st,"..1005.  Because "'" "ll!ll'UM.,t.''' c.vf.vy piu^.  i in"!  BecaUSe..V,MI1" (luil'l<-1' '>* auiliori/cd  to refund .yojn^utonc.y if yon  'aro.not. mitislR-il. "���~~  The.Empire,Tobacco Co., Ltd.  NOTICE.  'I'akk   N'n'i'ici:  tliiil  I'll diiys itlter cltiti'1. M.  Lund Hill apply In the chief ('oiiiiuissi(ini>r of  Liiiiilsniicl Works rnr iH'i'iiiissinu   ui ptiicliusc  Hie tiillnuini; liittil situiilc. In Small I0a-l Kontc-  ntiy desi'i'llii'il lis   follow-.    Cmiimcni'liii;   ��t    n  post pluiitfil on lhe M'e.si Ii.-ihU ot ihe  Knuleiiny  Ith'ci   ut the mii'ili en-I i'orni'1' nf Tetei- Ltinil'-  ri-ipl liiriilinii, 111*11 r I lie mouth of C! tpka Creel;  mid mill ked "M. Lund's N'    \V. Ciirner" tlieniT  c cist '���n elm in- nun-i* or le--. In lhe iimin cliiiiinel  i.f llie K'.coH'iin.v Ulver. Hi. lire -nutli iiKiiik llie  -iii.l 11inill ehiiiincl "ii eli.iln.s inc.re in- :e-s.to I In*.  soulh    ciiil    oi'    llie.    Isl:iiid7iu    .said' Kiver.  tlience- wesi,:.'() i'li:iius..l.li'eiu,.e   nurtli   Hli'i-liiiius'  more or less to Hie place cl  eoiiiineiii-meiih       ,  ''.���"' M.   I.IIN'I)..   '  ���   Dated Septemliei- Sl'iuI p.hi:J. it  YEARS'  ENCE  AFKTV  AT1SFACTLON  LEAVE FOKT RTKHLH .JUNCTION'  4-01, P. M.  Arrivo Winnipoir -nd d;iy S-i)0 ti.ni.  Arrive St. LJiinl 2nd day H-.'O p. in.  Arrive Ghi��u��o :.rd dtiy O-.'iO a. in.  Arrive Toronto 4tli clay 2-l.*i p. in.  Arrive Montreal 4th day li-.'K) p.* iii.  Arrive Now York- oth day S-i>."�� p. m.  CMos'e connoetion for all Eastern points  A feature of the. i.his ("."ompany's .service   in  tlie   nnii.'nilii'i'iil   Tourist* Cars  which   are  owned iind operated by tlie  Coinpany.    For the Kast thoy leave a*,  follows.  From Dnninore '.let.., d.'tily for St.  I "aul.  From Kootenay Ivandini*'. Tuesday  and Satui'day: lor Toronto. .Mont,ri;al  iind till Fastem points.  A trip over tlie C.l'.II.. will convince  yon of tin1 fact that, il is the most desirable road to patronize.  Fnrthot; information rei'iirdin*'- llie  onlv way can lie had on application to  J. S. CARTER. E. J. COYLE,  Dis. Pass. Agt. A. G. P. A.  Nelson. Vancouver  Ayent'-Foi't Steele ���.rniiction.  KIMBEKLEY  The   Coming   Town   of  East  Kootenay.  Near tlie famous  &  North Star  and Sullivan Mines    c  A Limited Number of Lots fop Sale  at Prices Ranging from  AGENTS   WANTED.   Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyone ncmtltiK a nkotnli nnd dciicrliitIon may  quickly imccrliilii our opinion free wliethor nn  Invention In nrolinbly puteutjililo. Coniiniinlpit.  (liiiiHHt.rlcl.lyonnlldaiit.liil. Handbook on I'atunli  Kent. free, (ililunt iiireney for neciirlnit jnileiilH.  I'm onl�� lakaii llinuiKli Miiitn A Co. reel re  ipee.tdt nutter, wrltlioiil. chccrito, In lho  Scientific tfmericam  A Imndiinmaly llliistr/itcc! wonkly. LnrKCHt clr-  nuliitlori of liny Hcluiitltlc Joiiniiit: Tcrnn, f.'l a  yeiir: four miintliB, fl.  Sold byiill nnwHileiilorii.  MUNN & Co.36,B���v. New York  Ilrnnoli linice. B25 V Ht,. Wnnhliutoii. I). C.  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR.  Either, on Pull or Part Time.  Arcyoii .sai.islicd with your income':1  Is yoiu' time fully iiccupioil? II' 'not.  write us. Wc can jjfive yon employment liy".'tin!.'montli 'on, yood torin.s or  contract, to pay yon,well for sncli lnisi-  ncss :is yon ca'n '.sr-enre :for tts.at i.iild  limes. We einploy liol.li TTT7l.li ? iind  female representative*,. The. next  three, months is the vecy liesl time In  sell our. ^oods. No deposit, is rei|iiii'cd:  otttlit is alisnltil'.'ly free. We have the  hit'H'csl. ntir-ieries in   (lunula'  oyer- .SOD  acres a lai'oe ranyc   of   viilnalili'new  specialties, and nil onr slock is o-nuran-  Iced as represented. If vou w.-inl. t.o  represent the largest, '..most popular  and best known nursery, write u<. It,  will lie. worth your while.  STONE   &   WELLINGTON  "Canada's Greatest Nurseries''  TOUO^TO, ONT.  NOW   IS  of the ye;u\  To    $400  TinrTlMHTO BUY as prices will be advaiiid the first  Apply to ^  Land Commissioner, C. P. R.  "Winnipeg, Man^, or to  6t EI^VVELL.  Fort Steele and  Kimberley, THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE. Ti. C,  JANUARY 21,   11(03.  A       i North -Star Lodge  NO. 30.  A.  F. AND A:  M.       G.  K. B.  C.  I'OKT S'J'l.l.U.   I!   O.  |{i*culur   inet-inid*.-Nt    Tiivsihn    in   o.icl  montli at ciKlit o'cloi 1;       \ isitnirt Kn-lliein an  cin'iliiilly in\ itfil.  Kilt llivci- I.uiIkc   I'Vniii'   ii'jrul.ii   iiii'i'iiiij;-  Held tii.si l''iula\ oi en li iiioiiili  Cumin cok l^udiri'. Ci.uiliH.c.lc. ic^ul.n   inn t-  liifs lii'ld mi tin- tlilnl Tlmisiliiv ol c.ieli ii'ii'iLli  II   L   M.\ I ill li  Si cri'tniy  Rocky  Mountain  Chapter  XO. 125. R. A. M".  FORT  STEKLK. H. O.  Regular ineetin^-���2nd Tuesday in  each month at eiylu o'clnck.  ijujimrni'iy (.'oinp.iuii.n- .ire cordially  aviteii.  fl. L. T. ...\t��hha\th Scribe IO.  Professional.  Geo S. Mi'Citrier .1, A   1Iuim-\  HARVEY & McCAKTER  Jiurn^ttm,   Soliriturn,  A'utarie*   t'lthlu ,  ('(iiirti/ntirt rx tie.  fOKT'STKICI.I'.,   H.  C.  REVKLSTOK K STA'l'K'iN :i:ut UOI.DKX  COLLECTIONS       PROMPTLY      MADE.  Whiter Ii Illustrares but a smill  ponion of our jiosk of Fine Jewelry,  each department of our business! ii  repre-.enicd by cirefully ��elected  m tides.  Our stock of Sterling Silver  for this season is of special  merit. In it there are innumerable gift pieces, moderate in price, artistic in  design, and embodying usefulness and durability.  Ryrie Bros.,  Jewelcis,    .  Tonne tod Adelaide Sir��*(t.  Toronto.  Imperial Bank of Canada  CAPITAL AUTHORIZED   $4,000,000  CAPITAL (paid up)-'-   -    .$2,868,932  ' REST ACCOUNT      -    -   $2,438,595  Head    OFFicc-Toronlo.  T. II. MKI.i.'ITT. l'iv.si,|(.ni    ll. It. WII.KII-:. Vice-IYr*.. und Cnt, Man.  AOK.NTS    JN    CIJKA'I"    UltlTMN     Ihi.id-    li.inlc.   7:'   I.,,i,,1.hi'iI   St..  I.OMllc.M.'  A (iViii-ru! JJunUiiiu liu-iuor.**'rriiti-iiclcil,'  Saving* Hank Department.-���Jniereut  .tlluwi-d on ii(*[io=its. . !|  jj   Cranbrook  Branch, F. H'. MAKSH, Manager.  ,|  Cnjn^u-i>i^ijTHriii>i5T^  *afUTITT!U��TTTTTTTUTmnnTTt��IT!TfT!TnTT!TTTUtTTfT?TrTT!r'nrfTr?TTT,TTfrrrTTTTHrTTTTf!TfTnTTTfl  " McDJiR'MO'lT ii BOWNKSS-       '  '      1  The   Leading  Wholesale   Liquor Dealers in the   3  _S-��!fe-S-*-***r��%i5e-->*J-->-*5fc*Jfe^c^rfna.^^^..}, j. V.cr-5.-.;- yjr/i.:i..I; {.-fT-em.**;-��-���**- .-���.��-.&!**��**!&���  I   The  Canadian .Bank of commerce  HEAD,OFFICK--TOHONTO.  I'niil up C:i|iii.il *S. t ilio. tit ID: Kcsc-i-M. fund ^.."iOiUKUi:  A-ij*rc��!:(1c Kc-durcis Oicr +?.">.(1(10.(Kl'l.  I c.iulc.ci Ol'lico; (ill I iiiiihiii-U Street, I . C.  N'cw   *i<nk oll'iuc;   Kl  l.\cli:lilf.c l'1-tuu.  And SO liriinclic*. in (,'nu.'nl.i. Hi.. (��� ��� iif�����>I Slid.-- tiud Urili.-li Coluinbiti.  ��  *  F. C. MALPAS. Manager.   %  oorenays.  1 \V.* bundle on I*,   tin.  I'K.ST  line*, of I ,ic,(itiir- mid ( 'il'iii-.  WV-l-ll Sclllil/. Mi-iM-, Ic'iM-nic  l!ci r.   Mn-s'    \ li-    nnd    liiiin-'  iic*->-c- Stunt. c  %   Cranbrook Branch, ,. ���. innui no. manayci.  #  S" ' ' $  SI  *  *  , ^ W-K- Ross    j mxeMx08p��rtox% jf  Barrister       -      -       Solicitor'  All   Mail   Orders   Promptly   Attended   to  NOTARY    PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER,    .  Fort   Steele,   H.   0  KOKT STEEr.K  DEVKI.OPUH.V'l SY Nil I CAT I! E.TD  138 Leitdenliall Street. London. Rngland  SATURDAY.' J:\.\TAIIV 1.').  liKlii.  ;>mTnTTn��TTTnnTTTTTTTTTTTTTTnnTTTTTTn?ITTv  | .LOCAL NEWS. I  ^u'uUilililUUUUiliiUiiUiiUXiiUiliUliil'.'-  William      Forsyth '    returned  ,s ��    f from Wasa Tuesday. ' i'i  N. A. WALLINGER, FORT STEELE, j    ' >       4 '     Grant Bouianger,   Marvs^ille,  McDFRMOTT ,t ROWN'FSS,  Cranbrook.  P.. C.  <#  The Steele House  Fort Steele, B. C.  Oll'crs ;i pleasant substitute I'or homo lo llioso who (ravel.  , Tin* lic.-l tiud clii'iijic-1 iin'.-il-in 1 lie country,  ure lo In* found in tin* <linin>. room.      No Cliina-  '' men .'illoivcd in lhe Idli-licii     Tin- holt-c  i-   run  ii|ion < 'o-ino|iolil:'in |>i'iiii*i|ili*��:iii{l Ili'i- |ir)is|icctor  Willi,lit**, pitclf i- just :i- u'clconic :i- the millioii-  tlirc i\ il.li Iii- roll.  Mvory icncst, r<;coivos Ilio ho.-,I, oaro and |irofe<'tion.    '  'Tho Lhjiiors tiro Iho hosi in town.  D. MclUeisIi  MANACFR.  s<  *  ��*  ��*���  '        ' v n j f I  QiiimiiiiauiiiiuaiiiiiiiiiiuuiiiiauuuiiUuiiUuuuiiiiuiiiiiiuuuuiiiiiiiiAiaiiiiud  .POST OPPlfcE MUX t>.  THOMAS    AT c V IT T T E  i  Forl'Sloelo B.C.  wa*5 in town Mondav.  Xuts.   candio**;    and    Fiirs   at  KERSHAWS.  j. g: gummings  " CIVIL'. ENGINEER  �� (,  Provincial.   Land   Surveyor  FORT  STEELE,' I J. C.  GRASSICK   &   DEMPSEY.  ,    CONTRACTORS  "a    and  I (  BUIDDBRS.  Fori' Si cole' B.O  Fort Steele  Diamond Jubilee ,  miss a. moss.      nospiiat  Ma nion.  (liiiittin.li: ot Si. I.ullcs  llos|illiil,  Viincouvei. II. O.  Thi.s ItiHt.it.iit.ioti litis licen reccnily  cdlaruuil hy ti now winy; wlticlt is now  open for reception of put.icnl-j. For  turiiiH apply to  Miss M. Moss,    or   J. I'1. Smitji, Sec.  Matron. Fort, SlccIc, H.C  GEARY   &.  DOYLE.  T.    C.    .An'ns'roiior     roturned  from MorrissevSundav. ' .  ''  H., WV  Ross came clown from  t,he Copjior Quoon miuo Monday.  Dan ' Monroe    vi.-ilou   Shaop  crook- Monda-Y."  Port  Steele  Meat Market  Mrs. Lovott was a   Cranbrook  visitor Saturday last.  II. Clark, was at Cranbrook on  business Saturday.      , *'  H. THIRY. Proprietor,,  Fresh and Salt Meats Always On Hand.  A four horse loam with supplies for "Wild llorso creek planer  minos left Sloele Sat.urda.y.    t ���  11. Hunt or, ��� Pincher Creek,  was at. Fort Steele on business  Saturday lasl., '  R   D. Mather was  down  from  Cherry orook Saturday. *  Cranborries at K ERSTTAWS'.  Sain Cadwix, a rano.hor from  Shoe]i crook', was in towii-Saturday lasl. ,."'''  Mrs. 1 Tarry   lioineman   wa.s  a  Crjmbrnok visitor Monday.  Covorninent Ag'onl. Armstrong  visited Fernie AVodnesdav.-  Liveru, Feed & Sale3 Stable.  Port Steele 13.C  Reyular   Daily   Statfc*   inet-U  till  trains at Fort Steele Jiuietion.  SADDLcF. &.  PACK   IIOKSKir  TEAMING OI- AI.I. KINDS   I SI'i;OIA l.T*.  Andy   Baxter  came, up   from  tho ranch Wednesday.  Win.  Robinson   visited _ Cranbrook Friday. ~'"'" ~^y~  .].' Roid was a Cranbrook visitor Friday.  J."T.   Laidlaw   visited   Cranbrook Monday.  A.      Gurley     returned'    from  Wardner Wednesday.  ���Toe Ta on ha user and Coorp'o  Judd ' visited the ."Wallie mine  Sunday last.    ,   v  Fred Binuioro spent Sunday  at tho placer mines on Wild  1 Torse crook.  E. A. Elton and IT. Ilunlor  visited N. Hanson at. Wasa, Sunday.  ���Ja,ck--Thompson and R. Little,  were at Wild Horse creek on  business Saturday.  Mrs. E. A. Ellon, Pincher  crook, is a't Sleelo,*tho. guest of  her son, E. A. Ellon.  IT. Nation, Palmer's Bar.   was  x visitor at Steele Thursday.  Walter McNeish, brother of  Daii McNeisJi, is a guest 'at the  Steele House.  ,   NOTICE.  Tliiiiy J:i>s tiller ilniu I intuiiil in iippl'v m  llie (Jhiei C'oimiiKsioiiur of l.itnils :uul Wnik*,  loi ii siici'ial lic(-n-*e ui'l-ih niul c:uij ms:\y  limber ticim ilio rollo��ini*r iliibiniljeil Inml on  tlie Si. Miuy's Kiver in ilio Soiillipin Disiiiui of  ICiisbKiioioiin.v. Ui'Kiiiiiiits (it a. post plnnieil nt  soiitli east conirrol Lot So. 41U. ilii'iu'o'soiuli  (A't M0) tony live eliuins mon; or loss io ihu  iioi-iliein lioiiiuli'ii.v; or 11. Jl. Dmiim's (11. II.  Deiiu-r's; lu'e'-i'iiiptinn. tlience we^i lolliiwnii;  llie noilh lioninliii.v in' II. 11. Demur's preemption and tin; north tiniiml;iry7>l the Leask  limber limit (V10.CU) one hundred unU twoiii'y  eliuins more or le.s*. to the eust boundary or tin;  l.und timbei limit, tlience noi tli (Kii.l)U) eighly  elniin.'. more or less to llie soulli bun!; ol lhe Si.  Miiry's liver. Ibenei; tollou'liu; Hie sniil south  buiilt ol tlie Si. i\Iui'j-'<! liver und   the  soiilheni  boiuidiiriesoi Mits I7.'.S I 4114 lo'lhe  pliiee ol  bejfiiiniiij,'.    Conluiniiif.' MM uere.s more 01 less.  AU.'KIOI) DOYI.K.  Uiili'd D.'eeinber :'ith, l%i.  NOTICE.  Nd'rtijK is heieby siven Hint application will  lie. made to ihe Legislative Assembly of llie  1'iovince 01 Hrltish Culuinb:ii at its next session, by llie lCootenay Contrul Uaihiay C0111-  Iiuiiy. lor 1111 Ael 10 Amend its Aoiof lneotpoiu-  llon, boiiiK I Kihvard VII. (Jimp TV. by Uelln-  iiiKmoie luiiienlurly ibe time tor .depnsil or  sJuurily unci by exteiidiin,' the lime for the t*>c-  pendltuieor Ton Thoiisiinil Oolliirs 111 .surveys  or construction 11s iei|iiiied by Section 13 01  said Aid ut Jiicol |JOi'.ilioii,        ,    '"  HAUl'KV A McCAUTEU.  Solieiinrs lor Applleunls.  Duled ihe ���illtli duy of Jmiuary lUUU  Port    Steele  Brewing    Co.  FORT STKELE,   B. 'C.    "  t  MANUFACTURERS ,   and      BltRWRKS     OF    HIXTItA ' FINI5  BEER    f��    PORTER  SOLD    BY    THE' 'BARREL^    KEG '��� OR " BOTTLED'^  '..'���,'  I. ' *���  Bottled beer for* family use a specialty  OL1TSTDF OKDIORs'ciVnON STh'.'TCT @ PROMPT ATTIflNTTON  SATISFACTION ,G1JARANTEED tR,^h��o^^;\  Mutz & Scottr^rop^.  $**^*^��^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^*$^  KOOtenay        Boundary Line"  TT     ,     1 ** Tobacco  Plains,  Hotel & * b c  ^  #  &  Frank Stodclart. Windermore,  was registered al the Imperial  Wf'dnpsdfiv.  m  book's Cotton Boot Compound  ,   la successfully used monthly by over  '10,000 Ladles. Safe, effectual. Ladles ask  ���our drueelst for Cook's Cotton Boot Com-  Pptoi" Hoylc   Oiiniodnwn from  his   Cltt'iTV  crook   ranch Thurs  dav.  ���<: your druggist for Cook'i Cotton Boot Com- '       c;,,.,..,,,,   u,,}!       I  ni lihi'iilo-r.    wia  iad. Take no 0tHer.a31.il Mixtures, pills and l"1-'    l>('ll.     I-,(M 111)1 UIQP    U .Is  Lmltktlons are dange'ront.  Prlae, S'o.'i, tl per     .     i:i|c*,|     ,>t     ||n'   I 111 I li'l'i.'i  box:_Jfo. 8,10 degrees stronger,{3 per box. No. '  ll II I'S-  W. .1. Willon, H. II. Stoddarl,  .). Conway. E. Wills and S. P.  Curreti wero passengers on the  Windermere stage Tuesday.  Carl in & Durick sent, a considerable amount of supplies to  Finlcy crook plaeer mines Tuesday.  l or I,mailed on receipt of price and twoS-cen:     1.1.V  at��rnna.    The Cook Company Windsor, Ont.  Noti. land 2 Bold and recommended by all  reipouBlble Druggidta la Canada. '    " ���      \Y.      "While     W'illllipog,      was  , 1 ciri-ileri'd     at      l ho      1 inporial  Xos.  1 ILIlil li-ciid    in    ImjI'I    rtli-i'li*   l'\ I'I'luii'-ilii v  A. \V. Hli-ii-dcll. DniL'L'-i.-t. I ' '    Shaving .^ Hair Dres  Ci'ovoriimnnL Agent Armstrong  returned from an.ol.ieial visit lo  Fernie.and Cranbrool? Monda.y.  J K7 Martin, Nelson, Clovern-  iiicnl Timber Inspector was  registered al the Imperial Tuesday.  I'HIRTY-HIHTH YEAR.   X^J\JjJj��3  24 Pa^jes  :   Weekly   :  Illustrated.  INDISI ^JMSABLE  TO MINING MEN.  $3 PER YEAR. POSTPAID.  HENIl  KOU BIMI'I.U COI'V.  FINING -scteitiflc PRESS  310 MARKET ST.. SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.  JULES HUREL Proprietor.  (iOOD   ' ACCOiMWOnATION     l-YJI!    TJ!A VKU.INTr: '   .M ION  A First Glass Home  ft  ft  f  X     Slagc lino loaves Koolonay Hotel I'or Flko on Monday and *jf  X Friday at H a. in.     Loaves Flic  llolol   on Tuesday and Salur- f^  �����.������  -!-  ���*���  **���  ?i?  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  . day at H a.m.  ft  ftftftftftftftftftftftftmrftftftftftftftitrftftftft^      ���        - -   ��� J)   Monte Gario -Res��oST~  '     ,     N'exl to Oriental 11'.I.  FORT    STEELE,    B,   C.  All   Kinds.Of. Hnir  W'ot'k   :i .Sjic-ciitliy  A.  .1.  (.'ItKZ,    -.    -,   I'KOI'IMKTOK.  MASONIC ' li A 1717..  .     |.*OKT. S'I'KKI.I''..   IS. C   . .  U'ci'lfly I'.lillcilin.  Mdiultiy  /   -j     Dr.   Watt   paid   a professional .    r,     ., ,  qhicr   Pnrln"!vi��'"    loiho    Indian     cam],   at,      SuiaH-pox has ag-ajn appear  sing rano. |j{iiiniii(!ji.s [)1];U Thm,sd amono' tlie Cree   Indians   in   t,  .'.'������,       ,      :, ._; ; nortliorirpart ol. Montana  R. L. T. Galliraitli and R A.  ! Fll'o'n.-visited Cranbrook .-Thurs-  i-'.lav.   7 ���.   '     ���' ���::       - ' ������������'  Thos Cray, "Vancouver, repro-  ���scntin^ VV.' II. Mallciii-.-iVr., Co.,  was in town Tuesday.  . ���.-*  l*'i'i(lnv    )  I'V.'iiiiiy*.  I 'in^'-ji'ni;.r. ( 'lull.  '���'��� Ii." L. T. r:;t,lhra.il.h:i'(:l.iiriied  Sat ut'day. from a' visit jo West  K'ool(!iiay. ' .     '���'      x  red  the  The Han Quon Placer Mining  Co. have placed an order for  I 1,000 (Vet .of lumber, with N.  Ifanson. Wasa.  THE MOST  UP-TO-DATE  PLACE IN FORI' STEELE.  J C very tiling- Cooked  "AS   VOU    I.IKK    IT."  t5i  Most of the farmers in the  vicinity of, Sieele are preparing,  for,an'early spring.  .1. ��� P. .Fink, manager of the  Fori Steele Mercantile.-" Co.,  Cranbrook, was in town Tiies-  day.' ��� '   " ���!���'������  F. C. Douglas , a. 7 Winnipeg  fra,veling iiia'n was at the Imperial Tuesday.  Win. < 'orlin visited the logging  camr> aCSix-mile Sundav.  Tiii-sd.M.V/. ami ,  '1'liui's.lii.y     .'vciiin.^ j      (.;,���)1.lrf,      Scott,'     I'Vu'llie,     Wife  D.uic.i.iK Sc.lK.dl r.ii' iiHiinly.    ���'"iM-j,.,,;ris,,.n.y| .,, ,|M.   I,,,]w>ri:i.I   Siin-  Iioti.rtlt. lildv Irjli'lji'l' ill itltcliilli'li  day.  'J'liis litill will be iivtiiliible Tin' (illn-i  (���iii.'t'i.iiiiiiiiiMiiH'I'iie.sd.'iy. Tliiii-Mlity und''     O..���Pol lard  iiiirclitised   a   band  Siitiii'iltiv evenings.       ' of :!0 ho'rscs from ("ieorge Ceary  Al��� Koi-I, Sic-..].,, t'tnu'i'anil fi.-ed Sloro  jn.Hl. reiK.'ii'cd'ii i|iiiinl,il.y uri'lliiii'i' btillci'  in line |ii.iiind . lii'icU-s . al. 1 wciil.y-liv-i!  ce'iils. ('.'ilyiii-y , l"n,|..*iit. Iliiii^ii.i'iilii  t'lniii'. Mt'ctikl'iiHt, .foods, I'.jti'oti. 'I'eti.  Sti^iif,, liny. .Oiil.s. I.t-iui, I't.c.'  Manager Mai pas, of the Can-  adian.Banlc of .Commerc.e,'uwa.s in  town Saturday.  if yoirare an Old Timer send  your naiiie, in and become a  iiie:nber of the Pioneer Association.��������� . :  WM. ROBINSON.   Proprietor         .       #. .    4||  CARLIN   <fe DURICK  GI��NI<RAL    AIi:iU:iJANTS  , Unless the.weather gpts colder the iice crop will beinighfy  small, y  Apjily to .1.  LlUDIKCOAT.'.Mllllliyi.!!';  Fort titeele, B. C.  lasl  week..   They -were shipped  to the Northwest Territories.  The vagaries of the postal service in Southeast' Kootenay are  past finding out.  .There is no doubt, of the. future  prospects of this district. We'  ha.ve a, mineral wealth that, is  unsurpassed.. We have a. territory lhat has not been prospected, to any groat extent. We  have, ���mines that are developed  and proved to be among the  largest producing mines in lho  world. Wo have all that is  .requisite lo make a rich and  prosperous mining district.  Fort  ���Ste'ele,''  Kbotcnavv-  Sole Agents  or  "'" GailtOil St66! COMPANV  Tins STKioti is guaranteed l.o bo. i.*.|im,| to .lessop's  or   Firths'in all'  Hard Rock Work. ' ',  ScH.dc Ac:  Soi.i '  A  rs Grows Nest Goal a���  d������:. Giant Powder Goiiany.  Mining  Supplies  a Speeialty.     ,  Agents for the   MA SSRY ���'���' tl ARRIS    CO., .Li mi tod'.  Implements,

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