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 'Hijorrtor'tf Oluoe  SS ���yyw iruriririnririnrinTirin.nnivj-^  SI       MINKItAL,   I'KOUUUTION   OF  5i VOUr S'VEMAl All NING division  cl IN   WW      $2,746,869  ei ft-LnJiKiii&iSft'LnJiJTSiniir^  '?  jj       MIXKKAli   PRODUCTION  OF  '-I       BRITISH   COLUMBIA   IN  ]��dQ  $16,407,645  *inljxninViji^iyi>iJiii'i>uutnn/trinJCiu*  Voi. 8.  BORT STBBDB, B. C, S.A7^Z7.Rr>A Y^, ^AZsriXAKY. 25, IQOi?.  <No 4.  New Advertisements To-day.  Noiicc-A. C.'Nelsoii, A.vt.ei.t.01-  Page 2  Mr *^  t ' MINERAL FLOAT     J  An important strike- of four  feel of "clean carbonate, oro is reported in the Paradise mine/  A sudden demand for copper  in Europe will require every  pound of available copper in the  1 United States.  ������ The year 1902 dawns with two  of the big mines of the district  resuming operations.  The largest quicksilver  mine  rin   the   world   is   the  Almadon  mine in Spain.  Cold' is  the only doily before  c which  universal  man  has ever  bowed.  The   bars    and   deep   placer  ���workings on   Wild  Horse  creek  u     ..*  oiler a'particularly inviting field  for investment:  Tlie absence of transportation  tends to make the work of dovel-  o    opuient slow   and expensive  in  1 his district.  ���' "Industrial     conditions      have  made copper look Like 12 cents.  Ic is reported  that the  Rossland strike has been called, off.  i  It is interesting to note the  progress made in mining during  the past year in British Columbia  It is reported that 40 stamps  will be installed ou Perry creek  this spring.  The Rod Line mine near Windermere has sent a trial shipment of ore to New York.  Placer mining ou Wild Horse  creek is rushing along.  _, The greatest wire-rope  ���way system in  Rib Tiutol Spain.  The . placer company now  working lho deep gravel on  Wild , Horse creek ' is making  splendid progress.  On the Iowa," situated on Tracy  creek, there is six feet of good  concentrating ore.  The  copper  market  has been  -  dull and weak for the past week  In New York lead has been  quiet and unchanged at $4. At  London lead was Is 3d higher.  The  ores  of  the  St.   Mary's  district carry good values in gold  'and copper.  ��� If will  pay  prospectors to be  .on the lookout for platinum.  Platinum is not found in ledges  but in black sand containing  ii largo percentage of magnetic  iron ore and a-varying quantity  of gold.  In all placer mining' districts  large .amounts of platinum have  been thrown away by the miners  who did not know the value of  the product.  Three hydraulic plants will  begin working in the spring on  Wild Horse creek.  The regular clean up at lhe  Perry creek placer mines is sa.id  to have averaged $15 to the man.  Not since tho early 00's has  Ihere been more activity shown  in placer mining than just now  in this district.  There seems to bo no doubt  but. that Port Steele has a great  future, and soino day  will   rank  the Isthmian canal, commission,  recommended that the offer of  the New Panama Canal Company to sell its, rights, property  and unfinished works to the  United States for $40,000,000 be  accepted.  President ..Ro'bsevolty recommends tho pu'rchase__ of the  French properly.  VALUE  OF ((MINERALS PRODUCED  IN  1901.  Bid.  472.00  '22  8  35*  io"  .A.  =?     East Kootenay,Stock.  Asked.  Crow's Nasi Conl     880.00  North Star  30  Sullivan. .       ..'  ]0  Silver-lead Quotations.  New York. .Ian'. 24:  Bar.Silver .-.......'  Mexican dollars   Lead   Copper '..!       11  London, Jan. 24.���Silver, 25 11-Kid:  copper, ��48 15s   d; lea*1., ��10  10s,   d'.  , Market Conditions.      '  = Almost all stocks on the list  showed an upward'"tendency today.   "     '     ;    ';*',,   "  The Toronto market remains  flat and featureless.  Contrary-to all expectations  the output of the mines of this  Province shows an;.increase of  25% for 1901.  Lead in London-closed.Is 3d  higher. -    ,  ' At London copper prices were  raised Is lod.v ' ". .   _  , The general tone of'the. metal  market is better, withva slight  resultant advance.       "      - ''  An  Increase   of  Twenty-live   Per   Cent   Over  1900.���On Gross Value &f Output.  tram-  the  world   is at  Among- the Placers.,.  WILD  HOUSE  CREEK.  .The tunnel of the new placer  company is now in 74 feet, sinking commenced on Tuesday.' All  gravel now, coming from the  tunnel and 0 shaft is being  washed. ' " ,  BULL  RIVER. '    ' '  u L '    ,   *      ���  Felix Rocke with a small, outfit has gone to Bull River to  work placer- ground in that  vicinity.  PERRY  CREEK. 7 , <���  The VljThompson outfit are  steadily? at work drifting-in the  deep gravel on Perry Creek, it  is reported that the last weekly  clean-up averaged $15 ������ to the  man.  WEAVER CREEK.  1 ,  Tom Roberts with a small  force are working deep plifcer  ground on Weaver creek. It is  reported that tlie gravel is rich,  and a considerable amount of  the yellow metal is being" obtained.  THe Department of Mines has issued an approximate estimate of,the mineral production of the province for the year  1901:  The tonnage of ore mined from lode mines in the year  past i.s about 871,832 tons, equal to an increase of 317.036  over the year 1900, a little more than 57%.  The gross value of the copper output has increased 206%  over 1900. While lode gold has. increased -\6��/ and silver  147.' .���,*'*������ * ,\-  There has been an increase in the output of all metals with  the exception of lead, 'the low price obtainable' in ' this Province for lead ores having discouraged this class, of mining,  except .when accompanied with good silver values. 0.  ' Roughly speaking, the increase, made in 1901 over 1900 is  25% on gross value of output of the Province. This' will be  a very agreeable surprise to many, as the circulation of reports giving a contrary irhpression has caused'a very despondent view to^beTtaken of the progress of th% mining industry  during 1901."which does not seem warranted by the facts."  The'following tabulated form shows the estimated production of.the various metals and for the various districts:*  1 rt " 1 c  ������,.     -           "       1 1900.  Cariboo ^District  .ft. .. $   684,527  Cassiar District. ...���,. .'. 467,479  Kootenay, East..'..'  ,2,855,851  Kootenay, West .' . , 6,020,783  the schools and held an examination. There was a large attendance of the pupils present who  presented a neat tidy appearance  Mr. Wilson examined the different classes iiir'the several subjects taught in the schools,   and  expressed himself satisfied with  the progress.of the children. He  complimented, the ^teachers on  the condition of the schools and  their surroundings. ������  Special to the Prospector.  SCHLEY  WELCOMED TO CHICAGO  Chicago, Ilk,   Jan.   25.���Amid  'SWEET    CHARITY."  Lillooet District... 7 7  Yale  .. .  t  Coast Districts .'   88,498  1,422,465  4,805,153  1901.  *   470,000  320,000  2,850,289  7,362,189  56,900*.  4,751,458  ' 4,902,665  1*10,344,751      $20,713,501'  OETTING  SPRING  READY     FOR  WORK. '  A large number of prospectors and miners in the vicinity  of Fort' Steele are' getting their  outfits together' in anticipation  of an early spring. There is no  doubt but there will be a large  increase in development of  quartz mines during the present  year, and a number of shipping  minos will be added to the list of  producing mines.  . Placer   Alining'   in  South East Kootenay.  There are comparatively few  people who know anything -'of  the extent of the placer "mining  in ' the Fort -.Steele, district.  There^is a popular idea that the  days when placer mining can be'  carried on jvith its'meed of .profit  has ��� passed. , This ���- idea is held  for the reason it���is claimed, that  placer, fields have *"' been discovered and the wealth extracted  long ago. ,  The truth about placer mining  however,' is that future years  will see a larger yield of placer  gold than in, the past. As a  proof of this fact it is only  necessary to note- the amount  that is being taken out year after  year by the companies that are  now engaged in  that direction.  with any.of the mining towns in  the province. ���  Capital will not overlook a low  grade proposition if the ore  body is large enough, and not  too expensive to handle.  The Canadian Smelting Company will erect ' a refinery at  Trail, B. C.  Buy Panama Canal.  The   supplemental   report  Neaviug1 Completion.  A vocphI report, from   Elko  is  10 tho offoot 1,800 men are now at  work on lho construction of  the  Crow's Nost Southern mil way in  this district.    The Chief of Con-  si ruction ha.s been   notified   that  the steel .will    be  laid   to" tht:  boundary by Fob. 10th; and that  all, preparations  must  be  completed so as to avoid delay  from  that   point   to   the   coal   fields.  Track laying from the boundary  will commence on Feb. 10th and;  be completed   to  the coal fields  by the middle of April. 7  It is reported that a trial  line  will  be run from Elko north as  far.-as Winder mere, early  in  the  of j spring.' 7 17  The Wild Horse diggings  were  first worked.'in 1863 and 64,  and  the   crude, appliances of  those  days were  used .to   advantage,  and millions in gold were  taken  out.     After a   while   howevei",  many of the "old  timers'"  abandoned   the   diggings.      But. as  years   have   passed   since   that  time, from $10,000 to $��0,000 has  been  the  yearly record for the  district.     Gold remains in la-.ge  quantities   on  Wild  Horse and  Perry creeks,   Moyie and   Bull  rivers, only awaiting modern appliances for its  extraction,   and  the    future    yield   will   surely  prove as  in  the past that there  is large quantities of placer gold  yet to be taken from  the  rivers  and    streams    of   South   East  Kootenay,   and  lhat the palmy  days of Wild Horse creek are  not passed but on the  contrary,  yet to come.  Duties Commenced.  Mrs. .Anderson the assistant  "matron at the EJort Steele  hospital arrived on Sunday evening last and at once commenced  her duties. r Mrs. Anderson  comes "well recommended and  will prove a valuable assistant  to. the 'natron. She is .not' a  stranger in the Kootenays having lived at Ainsworth 'for5 a  number of years, where her late  husband was Constable and Recorder. He was acting recorder  at }Vild Horse creek during Gold  Commissioner Vowell's time, he  was also stationed at Donald and  Roger's Pass. ���  P  ANNtTAI*   MEETING.  The   Associated   Boards   of  Eastern  7   .7 British Columbia:  The annual meeting of the��Associated Boards of trade of Eastern'British Columbia will take  place; at Kaslo on February 26th  at 10 a.m., when business of  great importance to theTKoote-  nays will be discussed; A>special excursion rate will be given  by the Canadian Pacific Railway  Company to all delegates.  Moyie Bfininfj New*.  From Our Own Correspondent.  ST. ��� EUGENE.  c The . situation at the St.  Eugene.is still unchanged and in  all probability the force at the  mine will not be materially increased until the price of lead  warrants opening up in ^ full  force.  SOCIETY  GIRL.  Mr. E. Farrel, one of the  Farrel Bros, left-on Thursday  for the south but the other boys  are still at work on their property and hope to continue work  until the spring.  A MARRIAGE..  On Wednesday afternoon a  quiet wedding took place in'  Moyie at the home of the bride's  aunt, Mrs. Lee. Charles Truesby  and Miss Lizzie Lee were, the  contracting parties, both of  whom are very popular.  The young couple will reside  in Moyie and Have the best  wishes of every one in town.  The Diamond Jubilee Hospital Ball.  On Friday evening the annual  ball  in  aid1 of  the  Fort Steele  Diamond "Jubilee  Hospital  was  held in the Opera House.   There  was a  large and' representalive  gathering      from    "Marysville,  Moyie,. Wasa   and .- Cranbrook,  Kimborley, Jaffray, Fjsh,. Lakes  and other points in the district.  The hall, was beautifully, decorated     with     evergreens   and  mottoes ' and   looked - "cheerful,  bright and attractive."'"~ -���'   '''  The  music  was   under the direction of  Mr.   E. J. Cann who  acted . ,as     conductor    of   the  orchestra, and Was ably assisted  by Miss Minnie Armstrong, Mr.  Lucas ^and1 Mr.     Neidig,     and  others- who  kindly ��� volunteered  their services. 1. '���*  The reception committee consisted of Mrs. E. C. Miller,- Mrs.  E. C. Smith and Mrs. J. F. Armstrong, and it is needless <,to say  that their duties wore discharged  efficiently. ' .  Dancing commenced . at 8  o'clock sharp, with Mr.,, E. C..  Miller, the president of the Hospital Board, and Miss Folson,  matron, in the first set, and. ,the  "meriy round'' was kept up until 12 o'clock, when a sumptuous  supper, consisting of al) .the  good Qthiugs which the .market  afforded, and which had been  generously provided* by' the  ladies of Fort Steele was served.  After justice had been done tb  the "spread,"' on.'.,on, went the  dance and it was kept up until  the "we sma 'ours" when "tlie  large gathering separated, but  before doing so, voted that it  was the " most enjoyable and  successful enter tain ment of the  season.  Messrs. Smith, Walsh, Galbraith, Watson and Nelson acted  as stewards and were most attentive to the assembled -guests.  Financially the ball was a.success, and the proceeds, will materially assist in reducing the  debt on the hospital.  the booming of cannon  and  the  cheers  of hundreds of   people,  Admiral   -Schley     arrived     in  Chicago  todaji.'    For  the  next  three days he will be  the  guest  of the city and   the  programme  for his entertainment will   take  up  nearly every  moment of his ������  time  until  his departure;' Monday evening, for Louisville. The  train   bearing   lhe' admiral   and  his  party  was  met near South  Chicago by a special train carrying a special reception committee  of the Hamilton Club and  other '  representative       citizens        ot,  Chicago. . " The    distinguished  guest wa.s escorted to. the Audi-,,,  torinin Hotel, whore he will  oc" -  cupy the Presidental  suite  during his slay in the city.:  The entertain ment programme  will begin tonight with a banquet  for which elaborate preparations  have'been completed. The affair  w'ill be held in the massive banquet, hall^of the Auditorium. The  sol programme of S]}eeches, , -  aside from Admiral Schley, is as =  follows:     "'. ' c  ."Maryland,"    H.     W.   Price,  president,   of     the     Maryland.1  Society of Chicago.     ��� ,  "Achievements of the American Navy. ���' Hon. Clark E. Garr,  of Ualesburg,'IU., former Minister of Denmark. ,. , '  ''Our Club and Its Guest,"  Fred A. Bangs, former president  of'the Hamilton Club..  BIliilARDSolN  PARIS.  .Paris," Jan. 25:'-^The . game, of    ',���  billiards  in'Paris is looking up.   *���  and keen interest is ' manifested  in the Velo's tournament, which    ���  begins* tomorrow  at*the Grand <���'  Flotel.   'Among the  entries are  the".Americans Schaefer, -Sutton  and Howison.  ' Mr. Vignaux for  the first time-in many years ���will  also play in the tournament..  WILT.   BE   SURPRISED.  Now York. January 25.���When  Contract Let. ,  A contract has been let for 100  feet of tunnel on the Iowa mine  situated on Tracy creek. The  ore is a galena,; carrying values  in copper and gold. There is  about two feet of clean ore in a  ledge that; is six feeti wide, the  balance of ledge matter.;being  concentrating ore.  Mrs. Reineman's "At Home".  Mrs. Reineman held an At  Homecin honor of her young  friend Miss Cleo Fenwick who  is con a visit to Fort Steele.  There was a large gathering of  friends, ' who enjoyed Mrs.  Reineman's well known hospitality. . ,* *  E. P. Davis, K.C. For Chiaf Justice.  E. P. Davis, K. C.: has"been  offered the position of Chief Justice of British Columbia. Mr.  Davis is an able jurist and if he  accepts the appointment will  make an excellent judge. He is  credited with having the largest  legal practice in B. C.  School Inspection.   On   Monday' last   Provincial  School Inspector Wilson   visited  Rail-Way News.  About the end of the month  the rails will be laid to Portal,  B. C, which is the new town at  the boundary line. A good deal  of the contractors supplies will  be shipped in that way.  A New Cottag-e.  Prince Henry of Prussia makes  his much-discussed visit "to this ,  country next month New, York-  will doits share of entertaining  and it is not an exaggeration to  state, that even His Royal Highness" eyes will be' open in.amaze-  ment at the splendid .elegance'  with which Americans do things  Preparations for the royal visitor are proceeding rapidly in  Gotham. __. Mayor Low has arranged to receive Prince Henry  at the dock at West Thirty-  fourth street and there will be a  large and representative committee to arrange the proper  welcome. "By a strange coincidence tlie Prince arrives in this  country on the the same day that  the anniversary of George Washington's birthday is celebrated, ���  so he will see New York in a~  double array of splendor-���one  first for llie Father of His Country, the other for himself.  ROSSLYN   DIVORCK CASIO.  Edinburgh, Jan. 25.���Lord  Rossiyif s suit for divorce against  his wife came up for hearing today. Tho charge i.s desertion,  but there is no further scandal  brought out by the suit. His  wife i.s the daughter of Robert  De Grey Vyner, of Gaulby "Hall,  County Lincoln. Lady Rosslyn  has .made no answer and will let  a judgement go against her by  default, it is understood, an ar-  -(rangement having been made as  Mrs., Grace's; hew cottage as ' to the disposition of their two  finished and is one of the neatest |children. There is a daughter,  and most comfortable homes  in Rosabelle Millicent, elevenyears  Fort Steele and  reflects credit  on the contractor Mr. Downey.  old, and Lord Loughbough,  ten years old.  now o  nfl  tf  C-i^  THE PROSPECTOR   FORT STEELE, B. C.s JANUARY 25,  1902.  & >  Q* '   "       ,  u  ESTABLISHED    1805.  7S.. B. 6race,  PUBLISHER   AND ' EDITOR.  THE PROSPECTOR, is published  ovcry Saturday, ond has a guaranteed  circulation larger than any other paper  in East Kootenay. It is all home Printed  aid contains double the news of any  other paper in the district. c  As' an  advertising;}medium it  is un-  ' excelled.  Devoted to the upbuilding of Fort Steele,  the  development of the vast mineral xesources of  tbe East Kootenay mining district.  Subscriptions $8.00 per year  ' advertising rates made known on application.  Contributions are solicited from all parts of the  district, but all matter intended for publication  must have the writer's signature.  butlike most heavenjy things it  went to pieces "soon as it struck  the earth., - ��  THIC PAPPR*13kepton file at theadver-  I nig rnrtn tisingagency of Alaxander  ACo., Suite F-. First National Bank Building,  Spokane, Wash., where contracts can be made  tor it.  I lllb rapcr PAKE'S -Advertising  Agency, ,64 and 65 Merchants Exchange, Sau  Francisco, California, where contracts for advertising can be made for it. ' ,  Thic Parian Is kept on flle at the A. Mo-  I Hid rduei Kim 4 Co. Newspaper Ad-  vetising Agency, Montreal, where contracts  for advertising can be made tor it.  XlllS ITtX ^Cr- Grat&m & Co's book  store, Spokane, Wash. ,  EXPENSIVE  TRIAL.''  London, Jan. 23.���Figures  made public this week show that  the recent prosecution arid conviction' of Dis De Bar and her  alleged husband cost upwards of  $11,000. This is the largest sum  spent on any trial since the  famous Tichborne case.  Loss of Appetite and General Debility are quickly overcome by tbe use of  a i!ew bottles of *'D. & L." Emulsion of  Cod Liver Oil. Manufactured by the  Davis & Lawrence Co., Ltd.  4*  IleadejiLiarters  for   Mining   and   Commercial  XKEen  ?��V./?V '.*." .'9* 'f* fl��*  Ire  ��Jj�� iproepsctor*  SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 1902.  "No Enemies  to Punish���No  ' Special Friends to Serve."  THE    mining ��� industry   of  the Province during the  past year has made wonderful  strides regardless   of   the   low  ' prices in  silver and lead, high  /" .transportation    rates,   smelting  and refining charges, aud a large  0   decreased production of lead.   .,  The ' estimated mineral pro-  ' dTiCtion_is $20,731,501 whichis  an increase of 25 ��� per cent over  last year. The increased production of lode mines was 57 per  cent.  - The product of gold amounted  , to 85,000,000,  silver "*2,600,000,  lead $2,000,000; copper *5,000,f000  and coal $4,587,030.  Theo   Kootenays < contribute-d  ' $7,000��000,   Yale $3,000,000  and  the coast districts $5,000,000.  *   *    * .     . -"���  A still larger increase may  be  expected this year from the lode  . mines of the province.  South East Kootenuy produced  about ,$850,000   in - silver-lead.  The big mines"of thedistrict be-  ing.dosed down for the greater  ���. part of the year-on account of  o   the low'prices in silver and lead.  With the'North Star already operating, the Sullivan to start up  about February   first,   the   St.  Eugene in condition to commence  , operations as soon as the market  conditions permits of a profit, a  '*  number of shippei-s to be added  to, the list, this district will be at  the head of the list of silver-lead  producers in 1902.  * *    -it-  Cobwebs  are  never   seen   in  the stores that advertise.  * *   *  = As long as a woman retains  her maiden name her maiden aim  is to change it.*  * *   * ,  Boys drink themselves .tight  and their sisters lace themselves  tight and wear their shoes tight  and it is a tight squeeze ' to tell  which habit cis-the greater evil.  * *    *  A number of young men in  South East Kootenay are planning to go to South Africa-After  the war is over.  * *    *  Life is a circus in which everybody takes the part of a clown at  some period during his sojourn.  * *    *  The man who does not believe  in a hell is about the first one to  reach the cyclone cellar when a  cloud comes up.  * *    *  Itjs just as easy to praise  as  to  find  fault,   but it seems like  some people cannot get as much  satisfaction out of it.  *-   *    *  This town is noted for the  prettiest girls on earth. They  aro the roses or humanity, but  every  rose,   you  know,   has its  thorn.  * *    *  Tho Grand .Duke and Duchess  of Hess have separated and a divorce will follow. Their mar-  riafe was made in heaven in 1894  , Tax  Notice.   , "  Notice is Iiereby, given in accordance with  tbe Statutes, that Piovlneial ItevenuuTux, iunl  all assessed Taxes and Income Tax, iisM.-ssecl  and levied under the Assessment, Act and  amendments, uro now due und jmyablo fur ihe  year 1903. All taxes collectible for the Foi I,  Steele Assessment Dlsu lot are duo und pay-  ible at my office, situate at For*. Steele. This  notice, in terms of law, is e.iulvuleiu to u personal demand bytue upon all persons liable untaxes i ���  Dated at Fon Steele. 11. C, loth January,  1902.  ���     '-" o    A. 0. XKtcSOX,  Assessor and Collector.  Fort Steule Assessment District,  Fort Steele Post Onlce. -1-7  <M&i  PlGodJLIveLjSJJk.  Modern     Conveniences  '   it  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C.  Large   Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  (Tri4o Mart.'  For Lung Troubles,  'Severe Coughs, Colds, �� ',  Emaciation, &c, i&c.  Few t��ys(eni*i can a***,imit��te jturt*Oi\ but  nl combined in " The 1), .t I_ , it i�� plrtsaut  and dii.-e.-iib'tr. V.iU build wk. i ;>: V'lladd  tollii iiociudi of flesh ; \\ ill Lru:0' yon back  to health.  SOc. and 81.00 bottl.;*.  DAVIS & LAWRENCE CO., LiQi.ed.  *���*  JSt.  .CARLXN   & DURICK  MERCHANTS    GENERAL  muiiuuOuriu  I  CANADIAN  RAILWAY  World's   Scenic   Line  rort  -Steele,  ....   _*nf  . r ef "  1 K~ "/ \r/y3uNzwri\  ���/f  Eest  f  Kootenay.  THE MOST  UP-TO-DATE  PLACE IN FORT STEELE.  UUUIUIIb.  Every tli ing Cooked  "AS   VOU   LIKE   IT."  WM. ROBINSON,  Proprietor  sole Agents rortheQa^on steei  COMPANY  ' Direct "Line ���  Lowest Rates   .  EAST  a WEST  ,, Winnipeg  Vancouver  .Toronto  v*    Victoria    ���  Ottawa  Seattle    '    rj  'Montreal  Portland"    '  New'York"   ,  San granoisco  oVia,,Soo   Line���  -St.   Paul,   Chioajro  and all U. S. points  o     *- c                  '       '  Tourist Sleeper Service  East:���Leave Revelstoke. Wed-  ��� nesday, Friday and, Sunday;  Dunmore Junction, Monday,  Thursday and Saturday. Leave  Kootenay Landing, Friday;. St.  . Paul. I'oronto,  Montreal,   and  1 Boston.  West:���Leave Revelstoke, Monday, Wednesday and Friday;  Vancouver, Seattle, Coast. .  Steamship Service  From    Vancouver���Alaska,    China.  Japan und Australia.  i Through booking's to Europe via all  Atlantic lines. ,'  Prepared, tickets from all  points at lowest rates.  J.S. CARTER,    " *' .E, J. GO-YLE,  Dis. Pass. Agt.- A.Gr.P. A.  Nelson. Vancouver  This Steel is guaranteed to becequal to Jossop's or Firths in all  Hard Rock Woiirc.' " ��� ^  Fort Steele  Meat Market  FRESH ��� and   SALT   MEATS   ALWAYS  R! W. ROGERS, Proprietor.  ON HAND.  ���%  Sole Agents?  Grow s Nest Goal a.���  Giant Powder Company.  ROT.K    A'GENTS  Mining Supplies a Specialty.   ^  Agents for the   MASSEY    HARRIS    CO., Limited/1'      '  Farming   Implements.  FreshtoHalibut,   Salmon, Salmon Trout, Bologna  Sausage,  Butter and Eggs.    Fish and Game in Season. ' ;  G>  Fort Steele  and  Kiniberley.  FARM ROR SALE  3.  The Steele House  Fort Steele,, B. C.  -        *      ^  *  Centrally Situated on Riverside" Avenue.  Conducted on Up-To-Date Methods.  The Best Bar In Town.   -; -  The Daisy Ranch situate  five miles south of Fort Steele.  Twelve hundred acres under fence.  820 acres crown granted, the balance  held under pre-emption. Good irrigation ditch, 150 acres of cleared land.  Will cut 150 ton** of hay.  For further 7��iH.i(Jiilars aj)]ily to  R. L. T. V.AfAMXAYfii,  Kort Steele  SO   YEARS'  ERiENCC  *   '  3*  *  D. Mclffeisli  *     ��� ���      PROPRIETOR.  '     I  *                                                                                                     *������'                                  '                   *  (  Port    Steele  Brewing* Co;  FORT STEELE,  B.  C '      .  t  MANUPACTIJIIERS     and     BREWERS    OF   'EXTTiA  FINE  IN. HANSON*  ��� T       . **��� ~^i  5 General Merchant AND 3.  \ Liquor Dealer. =s  Manufacturer, of all Kinds of Cumber,       A largo assortment of seasoned Lumber and bhingles always  '    ' on hand.  C= DIMENSION     LUMBER  SPECIALTY. =3  'JJ  WflSft  BG  ^iUiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiiUii;iiiiiiiiiiiiiaaaiiiiiiiaiiaiiiiu  Trade Marks  DE3ICN3  COPVRIQHTS &C.  Anjnnn Rfinclln;* a AkMrli rcncl ^<*5icrtntlon nmy  qulcklr nncertnln our oicnito*. fioo wii**(Iht nn  (nvftntlon U prohnlitr pn(cn(hhlo. rorniuiiiilrn.  LlonHstriclljPODndcfitlnl. ]!rinclh<>f'>)coti f'nlonlH  Mint frofl. OMofcl iiuancr tor (coc-uri(c^ pnlnntn.  I'atcnln tHkcn tlirrniKli Munii A. Co. receive  tpeelal noltee, wlllion'chnrgo, In tlie  Scientific Hmcricatt,  A handdomely lllnntrntcd wo����klr. T nren"t clr-  culatlou of any nrlentlflo Jonnml. Tcrnm, (,'{ n  rear; four months, $1. Sold by nil now.qdoalorfi.  BpN&Co^'B-^.NewYorR  Bnuieb OIBcc, 6S> P Bt, WashlDKton. D. O.  PORTER  SOLD    BY    THE    BARREL,    KEG   OR  -BOTTLED  Bottled beer for family use a specialty  OUTRIDE ORDERS CMVKN 8STMCT>, PROMPT ATTENTTON  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  Mutz & Scott, Prop 'is.  P. O. Bv/X 812  TELEPHONE NO. 1  Assorted Car of Best'Brands of Flour  and .Meals,  etc.  Flour,-Patent Hungarian and Strong Baker.  Rolled Oats, Cracked Wheat, Wheatletts,  Cornmoal, Buckwheat Flour,' Split Peas,  Navy  Beans,   Lima Beans, Pot Barley, etc.  Bran    Chops    Shorts     Oats     Hay.  Fleetwood Tea, a pure article imported direct irom Ceylon  try it once and you will use no other.  Fresh   Breakfast  Bacon,   Hams  and   Dry Salt Side Bacon,���  Butter and 10^ s.  POTATOES   and   CARROTS  FIREWOOD all lengths to suit all stoves.  THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOUR and FEED STORE  E. C. MILLER, Proprietor POST OFFICE BOX 836.  US'"   All goods guaranteed and prices also as being correct.  Send in orders.  k  : j  ,)1  RHHK /fT  ('/:  &  THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B. C, JANUARY-25,  1902.  t&hie $fv0#peKt0t  SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 1902.  'Xower Prices for I��ead.  Although the .contrary was  contended by the American  Smelting; &, Refining Company  officials, the organization' has  been made,?'as results show, to  provide against participating in  any losses which may arise from  lower prices in-the lead market,  contrary to the statements-that  tlie combine, would be able to  maintain prices, they have now  announced that the price" to be  paid for lead-for another stated  period will only''-be maintained  so long, as*the") miners continue  to curtail the output, and  tlie ; price to, be paid  producers under this new contract is less than was paid during  "the first period. Rates for  smelting and refining are (.maintained and in some  details even  "advanced, notwithstanding important reductions-in cost have  been introduced. Lead purchasers will always have market conditions to confront, but they may  be,, assured that so long as the  purchase and sales-of their ores  and the pig or bullion'therefrom  are controlled by a corporation  without competition, they alone  will have to.bear any Josses arising and at the sama time assure,  a profit to thea smelting corporation.,   It would seem .preferable  -for the miners to build and, operate their own smelters and, refineries, and to make7 their own  sales if they are to continue to  do business, and that this will  be done seems sure if the miners  continue to retain and operate  their, mines. ,��� Outside the absorbing of the mines by' the  smelter people,' this is-the only  solution.���Mining.  MINING  ACTIVITY  IN   MONTANA.*  Helena, Mont.,'Jan.- 23.���The  year just closed has been one of  extraordinary^ activity   in;- the  <-mining regions of Montana. ^-A  large   number- pL, new   milling  < properties have beenstartedj'be-  sides the enlarged operations of  t   old properties and''the reopening  of abandoned mines' as a  result  " of  the   cyanide   and ��� improved  methods "of concentration.     At  ��� least 30 new' properties have  been started within the past 12  months.'" This iucluded besides  new copper properties, ' gold,  silver and lead mines.  IN" MEMORY  OF  VICTORIA.  London,' Jan. 22.���All England today observed the first anniversary of the death of Queen  Victoria. ,Oh public and private  buildings flags were displayed at  half-mast and. special services  were held in churches through-  oat the country. ��� Memorial exercises were held at Frogmore,  attended by the King and Queeri,  ' the Duke of Connaught, princess  Christian and other members of  the royal family. A sermon was  preached by the dean of Windsor  While the musical portion of the  service was furnished by the  choir of St. George's chapel directed by Sir Frederick Bridge.  On the mausoleum were deposited handsome wreaths sent by  Emperor William, the Czar of  Russia and other royalties.  ASSAYING  C. J?. Nicholson, ���  PKTKKBOROUGH, B. C.  (Licensed by Provincial Government.)  Gold and silver. .-c $2.00  Silver and lead  2.00  Gold, silver find Copper  3.00  Gold, silver, lead and copper.. 4.00  Samples left with  Cai-lin & Diirick  will receive prompt attention.  Notice to Delinquent Co-owners.  IB""  The Whole Story  ��� in a. letter : ',   =----  "FbitvKitteY  .     n (PKItBV   DAVIS'.) r *'  From dpi    !���'.' I.ovi", Police Sihuoh'No.  S,  .Montretil:- -*\.* fteciurndy u-e 1'kkkt  Davis' Pa i v-Kii.i.kh forji��iii�� in tliftnw-  , aril,  rlie.it..mtinu, stiifiieiw, frnut Inte; etiil-  ��� bfainii,  emnij.), uiiJ   itll   Hlllletiiiiw rwhic!i  befall men in nnr jiratlioii.c  1 lime no heiti-  tatiou in  -nfnv  tlial   Paiv-Kii-lek i'�� the  beat remedi/ to liHve near Ht liand."  Uneri Iiitiirnnlly mid Kxternalljr. ,  Two Sizes, 25c. nnd 50c. bottle*. - ,.  J. TAENHAUSER  .WATCHMAKER  lllicl   JEWELER  ,. , . KtiKruvinR       *      ���  >  Riverside Avenue,  '.   Port Steele, B. C.  COMPANIES'   ACT   18S��7   AND    AMENDING  ACTS.  .) (> c .'  Notice Is heieby. ifiven-that James W. R.  Young, Mining Engineer of Fort Steele, U. C,  has been, appointed the Attorney' for "The  Kootenay'(Perry Creek) Gold Mines. Limited"  in place of James T. Laid.aw. . .>  ' Dated loth October, lStol.*     '      ' y  S. Y. WOOTTON.    .    '.,    ,'  Registrar of Joint Stock-Companies.  To William Kobinson, or to any person or  persons to irhcm he may have transferred  his interest in ihe "Omineea" Mineral claim  situate about one mile above the Falls on Mark  creek in the Fort Steele mining division of  East Kootenay District and recorded in the  Mining Recorder's office at Fort Steele.  You and each' of you are hereby notified  that I have expended since 16th May, 1896,  four hundred dollars in labor and improvement's  upon the above mentioned mineral claim under  the provisions of the Mineral Act. And if within ninety days from the date of this notice  you fall, or refuse to contribute your portion  of such expenditures together with all costs of  advertising, your interest in said claim will become the property of the subscriber under  section 4 of an Act entitled "An Act to Amend  the Mineral Act. 1900."  ~ "^    '   ' FRANK TrtACEY.  Dated al Fort Steele this 28th diiy of December, I90i: , f, 1-  F. M. C. No. B. 43054. ,���  MINERAL ACT.  (FORM K.)  CERTIFICATE OP IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  Black Bear and Mabel Mineral Claims  Situate in the Fort Steele Mining Division of  South East Kootenay District. n.   ���  Where located:���About two miles south  east of Kimberley on Mark creek.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Charles Estmere,  Free Miner's Certificate No. "B. 10008" intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Minium Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaininit :i Crown  Grant of the above claims.  And further take notice thai action^ under  section 3r, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  'Dated this third day of December. 1801.  49- , CHARLES ESTMERE. ,  KIMBERLEY  The   Coming'   Town   ofe) E,ast  Kootenay.  Near M famous  North Star  and  MiM  -MINERAL ACT.   ���  .  r (FORM r.) ,  (JKKTiriCATK OF (MPROVBMKNTS.  NOTICE.  East Kootenay  Bottling'(Co.  *  Aerated. Waters  Of all kinds:  Syrups, Champagnes, Ciders,  Ginger Ales, Etc.  '  Soda water in siphons.     The * most  economical way to handle it.  Shrewsbury Mineral, Claim.  Situate In the Fort Steele Mining Division of  Kast Kootenay District. , n  Where located:���On the main fork.of thejSt;  Mary's River, about six miles cast of the  Kootenay Lake divide. ��� '   i  Take notice that I, Theodore Beaucbamp act-  Ins as apent for George Urquliart Free Miner's  'Certificate No. IJ 3(5936. Henry B.t Thomson  Free Miner's Certificate No: IJ S0I08 and Henry  A. Barton Free Miner's Certificate No. B 50931,  intend, sixty days from the date hereof.- to  apply to the Mining-Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining  a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take,-notice that action, under  section 37,   musT'be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  ., Dated this 28th day of November, A. D. 1001.  47- 0 T. BEAUCHAMP.  NOTICE. _ '  *���  ���NOTICE IS HEREBY. GIVEN that sixty  days from the date hereof I intend to apply to  the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  Victoria, B.C., for a SPECIAL" LICENSE to  cut and carry away timber from the following  described Crown Lands:���  Commencing at' a post planted at 'a point  situate one mile north of the North East'corner  of timber limit held under S: Lane's special  timber license, situate near Luke creek. East  Kootenay. Thence Eastjjigluy chains; thence  North eighty chains; Ihence West' eiRhty  chains; thence south eighty chains to the point  of commencement comprising in all about 640  acres of timber lauds. '   *   ���    ''  ��� Dated this 19th day of October, 1901 * ' a  .  44- CHARLES E. FINCH, Applicant  A Limited Number of Lots for  at Prices Ranging from  $135   To   $400  '( J '  I       " s .  NOW  IS   THE TIME TO BUY as prices will be advanced the first  of the year. �� '    . ' -  .-    - '    ' V,    ' ' ,  Apply to  Land Commissioner, C. P. R.  Winnipeg, Man., or to   /  . a *'  *- �� *.  (j. , n  BEALE 6k ELWELL  '   ' '    ��� o  Fort Steele and Kimberley,  KIMBERLEY.  Horses  Ranched.  ��� Horses- ranched and fed hay at  $5 per month. Pasturage without' hay %2 per month.   -Apply  to   '     ..- V       7'  ,   !   PATRICK  QUIRK,      (  Daisy Ranch, Port Steele.  Fort  Steele  BAKErRY,  H. Alie, Proprietor.  RIVERSIDE   AVENUE  Opposite   Post  Office.  DAY OBSERVED  IN CANADA.  Toronto, Ont. Jan'. 22. ��������� The  anniversary of the death of  Queen Victoria was generally ob-  :served throughout the Dominion  today. Flags were displayed at  '.half-mast and memorial services  -wore held in the churches. A  pretty feature of the commemoration was the .wearing of violets  by women everywhere.  i  13c sure you got the kind you have  always Had.���Owing to the great popularity ,of "The I). & L." .Menthol  Pl.-ister, unscrupulous makers are putting up one like it. Foi* rneiunatism,  neuralgia, &��., nothing is better. iMade  only by Davis & Lawrence Co.. Ltd.  It is predicted that copper will  not only,- regain its seemingly  lost strength, but will advance  to a price -within the next six  months which it has never attained.  WANTED-TRUSTWOKTHY MEN'  AND WOMEN to travel and advertise  for old established house of,solid financial standing. Salary 8780 a year and  expenses, all payable in cash. 'No canvassing required. Give references and  enclose self addressed stamped en  velope. Address Manager, 355 Caxton  Bldg., Chicago.  Send stamp for the catalogue of the  J. STEVENS ARMS AND TOOL GO.  P. 0. Itx      ,   , ?e65  eWCOCEE FAUS, MA!!, U. S. A.,  who make the most complete line of  rifles and pistols now on the market.  ONE OF THE LEADERS.       ,,  absolutely accurate,  a   perfect  arm,  moderate in price, ia the  NOTICE.  . NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sixty  days after date I intend to apply lo the Chief  Commissioner of Iiiinds and "Worlcs for permission to purchase the following described  land situate in South East Kootenay. Commencing at a post planted at the North East  corner of LotKA. Group I, thence north following the eastern boundary of Lot 55; thence east  to the west boundary of lot 807; thence southerly following the west boundary of said lot 807  to a point east ofr point of commencement,  thence west to point of commencement. Containing ten acres more or less.  E. J. CANN     ,  Datedat Fort Steele this 28th day of December1, 1001: ��� 52  .     "*     QUARANTINE   SERVICE.  The Dominion Government, is now maintaining a quarantine service to prevent the introduction of small-pox from south of the  Boundary at Tobacco Plains.   _^ ,,  The quarantine guards there are M.  PHILLIEPS and E. A. ELTON: and all  persons desiring to cross into Canadian territory must report to them, giving satisfactory  evidence of recent successful vaccination, "or  otherwise must submit to be--vaccinated on  crossing.  A heavy flue may be imposed on any  persons neglecting or defying quarantine regulations. . >��  HUGH WATT, M. D.  34- Dominion Quarantine Officer.  ANDREW   NEIDIG  GONTRflGTOR    and    BUILDER  HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTING  CALCIMINING and PAPER HANGING  *    PORT STEELE, B. C.  All  work promptly done.  GflNN & 60.  General    Merchants  Fort Steele, B. C.  Fruit = ' 0  Confectionery ,. *  .      Stationery  Cigars. 7  Post Ofi-ice  Store.  Your attention is called to tbe  ''Pioneer Limited" trains of tbe "Milwaukee & yt Paul Kailway." "The only  licrfeet trains in tlie world."  ���You will find it desirable to ride on  tbose trains when K<nn{? to any point, in  the Eastern States or Canada. They  connect with all Transcontinental  Trains and all Ticket Agents sell  tickets.,  For further information, pamphlets,  etc, ask any Ticket Agent or  a. h. FOPJD, C. J, EDDY  Pass. Agent, General Agent,  SPOKANE. PORTLAND.  ROYAL  HOTEL  KIMBERLEY, B. C.  The Flneit Liquor* and  Cigar* and Beat Furnished  Koomn in Town.  J.   L.   GATES,   Prop.  jwwnfTHWfffTffwwTyffmyffTTffTTffffWffffffimmTffffmmnffmmwTTTTWwnnTTnTTTtTTi  I CAPITAL WANTED:  p , o. . '  To Develop  The Rich Mineral"  Resources Of  South East Kootenay. \  rx  Partially Developed,  And ^Undeveloped Copper   '   k    -   .  And cSilver-Lead Properties >  Are Offered For Sale On  Liberal Working Bonds.  FOR   REPORTS,   AND   INFORMATION; WRITE7,TO     j  CHARLES  ESTMERE.  Kimberley,   B.C.  tiUUllliUiiilUliUAAiAiiUiAiiUlAUUillAiAlUiilUiililiilAiiilllAllltllUiiiiillillililUiAU^i*.  Ll  Asthnialene Brings Instant Relief and  Permanent Cure  in All Cases.  SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT OF POSTAL.  H1GHWARDEN & SON.  PIONEER  BARBER SHOP  Everything Strictly First Class.  Neat door to the Prospector.  CHAINED  won TEN  YEARS  ,    There is nothing like Asthma-  lene.     I'o brings "instant relief,  1!  even in the worst cases. It-cures  When all e{se fails./  The Rev.O.F. WKLLS, of Villa  Kidge, 111., says: "Vour trial bottle of  Asthinalene received in good condition.  K can not lell you how thankful I feel  for the good derived from it. I wab a  slave, chained with putrid sore throat  and asthma for ten yearn. 1 dcHpaircd  of ever being cured. I Haw your adver-  llHumcnt. for the cure of thin dreadful  mid tormenting diHCitse, asthma, and  thought you had ovoi'spokcn yourselves  but 1'onolved w* give it a trial. To my  astonishment, the trial acted like a  charm.   Send me a full-size bottle."'  Wo want to send to every sufferer a  trial treatment of Asthmalcnc, similar  to the one that cured Mr. Wells. We'll  send it by mail POSTPAID, ABSOLUTELY FREH OF CHARG to  any sufferer who will write for it, even on a postal. Never mind, though,  you arc despairing, however bad your case. Asthmalcnc will relieve and  cure. Tlie worse your case, the more glad we are to send it. Do not delay. Write at once, addressing DR. TAFT BROS.' MEDICINE CO.,  79 East 130th St., N. Y. City.   Sold by all Druggists.  RELIEF.  I  J  !  I:  :  i  ���Jr /I-**.  D  THE PRuSPEOTOR,, FORT STEELE, B. C, JANUARY 25,  1902.  North Star Lodge  NO. 30.  A. P. AND A. M.      G. R. B. C.  FORT STEELE, B. C.  Regular meetings���1st Tuesday in each  month at eight o'clock. Visiting Brethern are  cordially invited. ,  I) A. C. Nelson, Secrotary.  Rocky Mountain- Chapter  NO. 125. R. A. M.'  PORT.STEELE, B. C.  Regular meetings���2nd Tuesday in  aeh month at eight o'clock. Ji  Visiting   Brethern   are   cordially  invited.       n  R. L. T. Galbraith Scribe E.  ��fae tyw&pzjdtov.  SATURDAY, JANUARY 2.5, 1902.  I  LOCAL NEWS. %  -i-inuiiiiiiimiiiii.iiijiniiiiiiiiniiiiiiiMl-'-  Dr. Barber returned to  Cranbrook on Tuesday.  Professional.  Geo. S. MeCarter. J. A. Harvey  , HARVEY & MoCARTBR    ,  Barristers,  Solicitor*,  Notaries Public,  ^Conveywncerd etc.  FORT  STEELE, B. C.  REVELSTOKE STATION* and OOLDEN  COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY     MADS.  The bridge gang returned  from Michel on Thursday, having completed the bridge at that,  point. ,  The Charity Ball, in aid of the  Fort Steele hospital, was a success in every respect'. There  was a large number of pleasure  seekers from-neighboring towns  present.  R. Little and E. J. Cann visited the placer working on Wild  Horse creek on Sunday last.  CHAS.   P.   CAMPBELL,  Undertaker -       ..    .  and  Ttmbalnier  (J-raduate of Champion  College of llie United  States.  Upholstering  and   General  Furniture Repairing.  All Work Guaranteed.    .   ���  Telegraph' 'or   Mail, Orders  ���-'Promptly Attended to.  H. Br'oulette came up from  Elko on Thursday, he reports  business good in that vicinity..  OT. R. ROSS  Barrister  Solicitor  cl  NOTARY   PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER.   .  Fort Steele,   B.   0  N. A. WALLINGER,  <���- 'J  Fort 3t��blk Djcvklopmicnt Sthoic.atk Ltd  138 Lendenhall Street. London, England.  fort Steele!  post office box 8.  i u   THOMAS    McVITTIE  P.L.S.   (&  C,E.  PortrSteele B.C.'     '  The Port Steele Flour and  Peed Store have just received 9,  car of wheat, bran, shorts, chops  oats, etc. Prices are trending  towards a sharp advance, therefore now is the time to' buy a  winters supply. *  Eighteen hundred 111011 are engaged in railway building .along  the line of the Crow's Nest  Southern raihvav.  Cranbrook,  P. O. Box 127.  -    '"        B.C.  J7 A P M For Sale, ^.'onsibts of 283  I *-~\ 1 V IVi. jicres of bottom land nine  miles irom Steele, joining- li. Mather's  Cherry Creek ranch. This farm is  fenced.,dwelling- house, stable, cattle  wheels, root house etc. Title perfect,  price $1200, which is les,s than cost of improvements. Apply to P. A. Balk,  I-'ort Steele. B. C.    P.'O. Box 810. "  TO THE'DEAF.     ��=*���  A rich lady cured^of her Deafness and Noises in the Head by  Dr. Nicholson's Artificial Ear  Drums, gave 610,000 to this Institute, so that deaf people unable to procure .tho Fur Drums  may have thoui free. Address  No. 1-liU.S. The Nicholson In  Stitute, 780, Eighth Avenue,  Now York,0 U. S. A.  The  Canadian Bank Oi commerc  HEAD OFFICE���TORONTO.  M .  P:ii<l up Capital $8,000,000: Reserve Fund $2,0110,000;  '-   A<r<rre<rate Ref*ources Over $()5,000,0(>'l. ' 0  London Office; 00 Lombard .Street, r.. C.  New York Office; 10 Iixcliim��e Place.  A:ul 08 hranclios io Canada, the United Slates and Jh-flish Ooliiii'ljut.  i  Cranbrook Branch, HUBERT HAINES; Manager.  >sr.  #  ������a  ���tk  ���>i  ���#.  % ���  3r  5R  ��?,?i!R?5' sprains,-wounds, cruises oa amy'sour of pah r  Used ln(3r.iai!) s^ PUcrna'1/ ���    �� '  CAUT 0V!   ^��<*(J ihe'AC I. i, ���.->-. vi it,- h    .  HttJiSl (>.opar?Ii..:s, ,cr ,..c��� v., :,[,,. ..���      \%  samo a*.   Pur. .'s Extra.-:, '.ilci- h s -m'. in> "  und often contain-n.oc-i!r..(."Oi'". ,:l-j)i��r(  eitoniall) and, t.itoil l/i|-> mi'v, a i;ot....)T '  H.    Haines   manager   of> ihe'l  St. John's Church of England.  Bank of Commerce0was in   town ;'    Service!-,  will   b^  hold   in  the  on'Friday.     '     <���        - j Church of St.   John   the   Divine  | every Simday evening' at 7:30 ox-  Save your Snowshoe Tags.  Tin,' nio.it pupuliir r>Vund'of Chewing'  Tobacco iu Ciinadii todiiy, in ''Pay  \OLL". livavy' phis' of "I'ay JIoll"  bears n "Snowshoe" Tuy. Consumers  should save these tays, ns valuable presents ure <fivoi} for them. 2Eng>s are  good up to January 1st, 1903 Write  for our new illustrntod premium eatn-  lo��ue. The Empire Tobuceo Co., Ltd.,  Winnipeg: Branch, Winnipeg'," Alan.  ft��$8!fc����*������*��ffi*8**X**.��*��#&&��&��������**��  ftftftftftftftftftftftftftmftftftftftftft&ft^  ft  * ,.,.        77  Kootenay   B����n  Hotel ft, ft  dary Line  Tobacco Plains,  B.C.  !  Notice to,Delinquent Co-ownoi's.  To   W.   If,.  Williams    ami  Oost.'ll'u.  John   .1.  JULES HUREL, Proprietor.  t  GOOD     ACCOMMODATION    l-'Olt    TRAVKLLING     AJ ION  c ���  ���  A First Class Home .  rj f  Good Stable.   Rigs of all kinds.    Saddle and.Pack Horses  ft  f  ft  ft  ���������"  ft  ft  ?  .ci��V.  >���.��  .ft'  ft  mftftftftftftftftftftftftftt  Miss Watson who has beeLi���vi.-s  w      Cranbrook   reiur  Priday.  -.- ���,r.���a>i ���i        ,        ',"       i<;ept ou ihe third Sunday in each  uing.at Lraubrook   returned ,on| J ������  ��  QRASStCK   i   DEMPSEY.  CONTRACTORS  AND     '  BUIBDBRS.  Port   Steele   B.C  Shaving ffl. Hair Dressing Parloi  PORT   STEELE, B. C  All.kinds of hair work  .   ' a specialty.  A.J  GREZ,  Proprietor  month when the service   will  be  ; held  at   11   cj'clockL, a."m.  by the  E.   C.   Smith," M.P.P.,  leaves! vicar. the��Kev. II. Boecham. '   ^  for Vancouver tomorrow,   10  at-,     Holy   Communion   will be ad-  tend the Liberal convention? ���   ���  :=      j     .'   .1 i e   .1  ministered  atr the  close   of  the  service. ,  Strangers aro welcome. c  ^ PRKSBYTISUIAN  CUUltCrf.  Christian service will be con-'  ducted in* ihe Presbyterian  Church by the Pastor Rev. D.  McK.' Reid. B. A. every Sabbath  evening, at 7:30. Sunday School'  at 2 p.m.'  .All are welcome to our services  At All Times of Year rain-Killer  will be found a useful household remedy. Cures cut��, sprains and bruises.  Internally for cramps and diarrhoea.  Avoid substitutes there is but one Pain-  Killer, Perry Davis'.  J. J. McKay of Vancouver  was registered at the imperial  on Monday.  ���   A   cold    wave    struck    Port  Steele on Thursday.  T. C. Armstrong returned from  Tracy creek, on Tuesday'where  he has been engaged- in' putting  in air pipes at the Estella. mine.  It was four degrees below  zero at Fort Sfteele on Priday  morning, and .the coldest dajr  so far this winter. ' .���  <��� The Junction stage* was on  runners for the first time this  winter, during the past week.  L.. COHIN  TAILOR  AND IMPORTER OP  FINE WOOLLENS  Rocky Mountain Avenue  Fort Steele, B. G.  Fort Steele  Diamond Jubilee  Hospital  J.0A. Harvey''is expected to  return from a visit to,_New York,  about the first of February.  J. Langley has been appointed  health inspector and will be  stationed at the boundary near  Tobacco Plains.  Col. George ' Doherty was  down from Wild Horse on Tuesday.      -  Dad  Sprague  of Tracy  creek  was in town on Wednesday.  MISS fOLSON.  MATRON.  Graduate of St. Lukes Hospital,  ��� Vancouver, B. C  This Institution hae been recently  enlarged by a new winy which is now  open for reception of patients. For  terms apply to  Flags were half-masted .at  Steele=on= Wednesday it being  the" anniversary of the death of  Queen Victoria. .       ,    ,  OLVMPIA  COMMISSIONED.  Boston, Mass..,, Jan. 25. ���The  cruiser'Olympia, which was Admiral Dewey's Hagship at the  battle, of Manila, was put 'int  commission today al, the J^osRon  navy yttrd. 'Her��now command-7'  er is Captain Henry W*. Lyon'.  CANADIAN     MINISTERS  :     " AT  BANQUET.  ' Windsor, Ont.. Jan. 2-1���The  annual banquet of the Windsor  Board of Trade, which'is lo be  giveni tonight at the Crawford  House, promises to be the most  notable affair of its kind that has  ever taken place in this 'city.  Among the notable speakers to  be heard are\ Hon. J. Israel  Tarte, minister of public works:  Hon. William Patterson/ minister of qustoms and Hon". George  E. Foster, ex-minister of finance  of the Dominion.  Of to any oUior person Or persons io whom ho  ortlii.y may him; iruiisfurruil his or iliolrin-  loiL'-us in the ".Mouiiuiin llulsy" mlnorul oliilui,  slluuti* m Tiuuy uiTi'k In ilio Vorl Stut1!*,* mlu-  Inif division of Kiist Kootonay unci recorded In  tin* Kccurtlur's ofllce ut FortUtoulu, 11. C.  You ami each of you are hereby noilllc'l iliut  1 have oxpencled on your unillvhUul ono fourth  lnictcst in ubovo cluim since tho third day of  August, A.,-1)., 1899, fifty 'dollurs in labor and  Improvements upon the above mentioned mineral claim under the provisions of the  .Mineral     Aet. And      if     within      ninety  days from the date of this notice you  fall, or refuse to .contribute your portion of  such expenditure tOffothor with all costs of advertising, your interest in said claim will bo-  come the property of the subscriber under  Seel ion I of an Ant entitled ''An Act to Amend  the .Minora 1 Act, IflOi)".  E. II. THKUSTON.  Dated at Fort Steele this ind day of January  A. 1).. iBili. l-  GEARY  & DOYLE.  Ilie Kootena  LIMITED.  Head Office   '  46 Queen Victoria St.  London, England.  British Columbia Offjce-  Fort Steele, b. c.  C. M. Edwards, ,   -'  Gen'l Manaoer, ���',.  liveru, Feeds Sale Stable.  Fort. Steele B.C  Ilogular  Daily  Stage  meets all  . trains at Fort Steele Junction.  c  SADDLE & PACK HORSES  li:.V.MIN<; Ol-' ALL K1NI>S A SPKCIALTY  30,000 Acres Farm Lands  r     '���  In the far.famed KootenaVo Valley for Sale on easy lerms  of, payment. o Pricks $2,50 Per acrk and up'wards. In "close  proximity to the Crow's Nest Railway. c ,  .  ,   Lots  in   the town of Elko are now on the'marker, prices $5(V  and upwards according to situation. c  ,Elko boasts of the biggest^water power, in Sonih East  *Kootenay. and, will*- be lhe junction of the Crow's Nest Southern-  Rfiilway.   ' , ,   ,^/f- ',       ' f,->     <���  Correspondence Solicited.    '. ��  fLS.]  Miss Folsom,    or  Matron.  J. F. Smith, Sec.  Fort Steele, B.C.  T. 6. Armstrong  Port Steele, B. C.  MANUFACTURER   OF  Tinware, Galvanized Iron, Sheet  Iron,   Stove Pipes  amd   "  Copperware  BUILDINOS'HEATED and VENTILATED  Plumbing; Pipe  fitting  and  all  kinds of sanitary work  flir tloht���Hot Blast Stoves  Hydraulic   and   Air   Pipes   for  Mines  SPECIAL ATTENTION  PAID   TO  JOB WORK.  ' Pyny-Balsam cure* all cougOib. It  ���soothes, it heals, it cured quickly and  certainly. Pyny-Balsam. sells "more  widely every year. Manufactured by  the proprietoi-s of Perry Davis" Pain-  Killer.     ���   To Corner Silver.  Senator Pettigrew of Pennsylvania has introduced a bill in  the United States Senate which  provides for an ad volorem lax  of 25% on all silver ore, bullion  partially smelted or in mass entering, the United States from a  foreign country.  The measure will be fought by  the big refineries and smelters  as it will result in keeping out a  large quantity of silver ore which  is now imported.  The Mining and rOngiiieeriiig  Review, San Prancisco, in comment says, "Ou the other hand  the bill .should be supports! by  the silver miners of.*the United  States, as it will be the means of  enlarging the market for silver  ore and bullion. If the demand  should becqme sufficient and the  price attractive enough, the sil-  ven mines of the United Stales  should supply all required by  foreign buyers of fine silver".    '{?'  The ChieL Jus_tieo Dead.  Chief Justice M'Coll died  suddenly ou Thursday last at  Victoria where he was holding a  sitting of the supreme court.  The^judge was well known in the  Kootenays where ho had the  reputation of being, one of the  most pains taking members of  the bench.  In Political Arena.  Prank S.,Bernard, wa.s nominated bj', the Conservatives, ana  George Riley, by the Liberals  for tho vacant seat, in the House  of Commons. Tho election will  be held on the :-!8th.  Colonel Prior, ' has wagered  $500 that Riley cannot, prove his  statemont made al Esquiinalt,  when he charged that Prior  offered an elector $!2r>0 to leave  the country. Prior threaten.*} to  lake action against Iii ley if he  don't prove his charge.  Joseph Martin made a bluff at  the Liberal executive which wa.s  called. Joe will uover again try  to reach a liberal jack pot., with  a. bob-tail flush of supreme gall.  Work continues on the Stanley  under the management of Win.  Forsyth.  IIEXItl G. .TOLY HE T.QTBINIERK  CANADA.    '  1    PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. ��  EDWARD   Vll.V'by tho Graco'of God, of the  United Kint'dom of Groat Brltnin and Iro-  lnnd and of tho British Dominions beyond  the Seas, Kino, Defondor of tho Faith, etc.  etc., etc. .    .  To Our faithful tho Members olocted to servo  ���In cho Legislative Assembly of Our Prov-  ,,     inoo of British Columbia, at our City of  Victoria,���GttEBTiNQ.  A PROCLAMATION.  D. M. lSHBii'i'S     \\KjHEnKAS VVe'nredo-  AttorneyGeneral J *!*��� .sii-ous and resolved  as soon as may bu, lo moot Our people of Our  Province of British Columbia, and to huvo  their advice in Our Legislature:  NOW KNOW YK, that for divers causes'^nd  considerations, and taking into consideration'  the ease and convenience of Our loving subjects. We havu thought fit, by and with Hie advice of Our Executive Council, to hereby con-  volte, and by those presents enjoin you, and  each of you,  thai on Thursday the twentieth  day of February,'one thousand nine hundred  and two, you meet Us in Our said Legislature  or Parliament'of Our said Province, at Our  City of Victoria,.FOR  THE  DISPATCH OF  BUSINESS, to treat, do,  act and  oonoludo  upon those thlng's^whloh in Our. Legislature of  tho Province of British Columbia, by the Common Council of Our said Province may, by tho  favor of clod, be ordained.  In TB^'ifMOur WnunKOP, VVu have caused  these Our Letters to be made Patent und  Hin Great Seal 'of Our said Province to be  hereunto Unixed:  Wl'J'NKSiH, the Honourable Sir llKNKI  OUSTAVK .JOL.Y- 1)S LO'J'UINIKttH., IC.C.M.  ll., Lieutenant-Governor of Our said  Province of British Columbia, ai Our  lluvcrninent House, lu Our City of Victoria, lu Our said Province, this Dili day  of January, In the year of Our Lord one  thousand nine hundred ami iwo, and In  llie llrst. year of Our jtu[uii.  Ily Command.  J. D. PltKNTlCK,  ,    Aexinij l.'rooinci.ul Sccrctari/.  lYIarysville.  B. C.  BALE & SMALL,;  Proprietors ��[  The Pioneer Hotel;    .Comfortable Bedrooms.  '    First Class Dining Room.  " i -  Best Domestic and Imported Liquors and Cigars.  1 Fort Steele Cigar Store ��  &������ -~*ji  5�� , Fort   Steele,   B.  C. '"     ���* ����.  S~ WHOLESALE & RETAIL DEALERS ^  5j~ Tn Cigars, Cigarettes, Pipes and Tobacco. HS  ���; Finest Variety of Pipes and Smokers Outfit ^S  g~ In the District, Including Meerschaum, B. B. B.     -5  �� Alpha, and Other Brands. ^Z  g^ Imported and Domestic Cigars at. Lowest Prices 31  �� . �����o��  ^��w '���           - .                                              - ' -~��*>  ^#��� -~��3  S^- Billiard and Pool Parlor and Reading ^  5~  �����. Room in Connection. ^  mu^- -^-*tf  ... With transportation the Estella  and Tiger groups will ship this  spring.     !'.  READ.  THE PRO8PECT0R.  gC. M. KEEP,  S^: Proprietor,  J. TAENIIAUSER.  Manag  Manager.  E. J. PELTIER.  Wholesale  Liquor  Dealer  Cranbrook,   B. C.  When in the market for Liquors,  Wines, Cigars and Schiltz Beer  Dont go pniol Kootenay for  yon can do better at home by  consulting the big wholesaler;  ;  at Cranbrook. ,  B. J. PELTIER,  m\  'V  1

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