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 $/  t-���'  A.  / ���  *.. TL-.  S.  mvv-  ��J}.jS.f(-.^3S#S:��-����S"S  IV/!  :*THE PROSPECTOR HAS Hl'.KN'R  \�� #  K ,   ' - , . *  ft    APPOINTED  THli  OFFICIAL-    #  J.*5     GOVERNMENT   GAZETTE  (ft  I i Foe Souili K.ist Koot��n.iy  J*  f'JMfe*P��-*S!*��'****��i*S��*��?f1*!5-*��S!*��-  1* *  f  5*  if  ���6  THE   PROSPECTOR   CON-  ��    TAINS ALL   PUBLIC NO-  ?���   TICES AND GIVES.TKE  I"-  LATEST TELEGRAPHIC  &���   AND LOCAL NEWS,  ���if-  &&*S*r fcSP3-j".afSSsf��J>1S-!K -:S^A#j6S**  W   Vol. 5.  FORT  S7V3V3ZJB,  73. C. S^L7X'/?DAV, JUDY 1, 1899.  No 20.  li    New Advertisements To-aay.  P, r>i>UKl��s Coih.hi. CM-MI).  . Pkkc 8  \k>       OUR  SHIPPING    MINES.  ^���'A Heport  Showing:   That   Within   a  Ni'    Few   Miles    of   Fort   Steele    are  'j     Many    Mines    From    Which   Ore  In     Can Now Be   Shipped.  SI" It may cause some'surprise to  \\hc world outside of Fort Steele  k to know that within a  radius of  Jfifteeu miles in a noi-th and ea'st-  I'/sriy direction and directly tributary  to  Fort  Steele  there, .are  Iffully forty  mining  claims   upon  jjwhich   work-   enough   has  been  jf.ion'c tG entitle them to be called  Shippers.  r A. .number  of   them  l-jeiave a large quantity,of ore either on the dump or  blocked  out.  Winers  liave   made   trial   ship-,  I'nents which proved entirely satisfactory,   but' the expense at-  [11 ,       ���'' J>'  Mending the shipments havebeen  ,i'ut of all -proportion to the  fciinoimU'ealizcd by, the owners.  ,'0/ith iv railroad within conyeni-  Jnt'distance all of, these mines  |(ould and probably would be put  1'ii position to furnish tonnage at  |n^e, and if tho owners-had any  ssurance that a railroad twas to  e ibiiilt through .the "valley of  Jie Kootenay, within sixty days  fj/veryono of them would be able  p furnish their quota pt ore; bc-  ides 'other mines would , bo developed fto a 'point whore they  .tight also reasonably expect to  become shipper's.   :'* b'.  ���'"The lack of railway' facilities  ifnis seriously retarded the development of the Fort Steele' dis-  >'ict,*iu 'fact it lufs beeji a set  1 ack. Had'\th'e C.' P.-'K.^biiilt to  'ort Steele many, of .the mines  jjvduld now" bo,shipping ore,' as it  [js thcrcis'bnt little tonnage from  jhis district.-0 " " ��� ~ , ���  Tma Puospjcc'tok representative has made careful inquiries.  \\s a result we'are enabled to lay  [Jiefore. our readers.the names ,of  few of the'min'es which are now.  ii a position to\ship, and others  Kfhicli   with   but  little  prepara-  ion can beadded'to the list:  i  OX  BULL.   lilVKU.  ff Are the Burton and Winshiy,  IKe Empire and Blue Grou'se:  ���jdese are probable shippers.  1-Jpon the Chickamun Stone ship-  Ling oro'is being takeivoutevery  [flay. A force of ten men is cm-  I'loyed in development.    A nine-  li'v-foot tunnel  has  bOeii  run  in  1*  f.'ie vein wijh  a continuous  ore  li'hute the average width of which  "jiI'rom one to three  feet.'     The  shipper, and no doubt exists as  to the Dupont being in the same  class.  [n Victoria gulch there are  several claims of "merit which  1will swell the list.  TliACY  CUEKK.  On Tracy  creek  there  are  a  number' of ' claims  upon   which  ore is ready to be shipped   now,  the  St.   Lawrence  and   Golden  Fleece.,the property of the Tracy  Creek  Mining  Co.;   the   Minnie  M., Tiger and the'Estella group.  This  latter .group   consists _ of  eight  ,claims.      The   principal  work has been done on the Rover.     The   shaft   is   now   down  eighty feet in solid ore.    At,that  level the vein is.estimated to  be  eight feet 'wide. * although   it  is1  known to be seven  feet.     The  Estella has,.a'10u"-foot tunnel run  on the lead showing an ore chute  all of the, way.     Tho  width  of  the'lead is four and a -half feet,  with a continuous pay streak two  and a'half feet wide.    , The  low-  est assay from this" property   is  $40,   the  highest ��600 per  ton.  A .conservative  estimate  places  the amount of ore  on, the  dump  as-follows: , .Shipping .ore,   200.  tons: concentrating ore, 300 tons.  All of the claims have good surface ���' showings,    although    the  work has  been  confined  principally to, the Rover, and Estella.  There are claims on Lewis and  Wasa creeks, which require but  very littleSvork to place thenion  an independent basis.      '      !    '  T Tracy Creek.  C. L, Knox, manager,of the  Tracy, Creek .Mining Company,  paid a visit to Tracy Creek on  Saturday last, returning on Monday. rMr.' Knox expressed himself ,much pleased with the progress made in the work since his  last visit. He said we have now  i)J) feet of development work.- We  aro sinking on the hanging wall,  and it is the intention to crosscut every 50 feet.< Tho ledge is  SO feet Avide but we have not yet  ascertained the width of the pav  chute. Tho working force is at  present necessarily small, but it  will be increased as fast as they  can be worked to advantage.  Mr. Knox left, on Wednesday  for Now York taking' with him  samples of ore from the mine.  fU'crage  of   21!   assays  recently  Inade gave a result'of ?-l('),!i;j.por  [ion.     The  vein on this group is  [niceablc on the siu'l'aco for :!000  Leu I.  It' Tho   Dibble  group  is   a   well  fiiown property located in   Lost  ���reek.    This  group  consists of  ifclevcn  claims,   and   has   had   a  Jarge amount of money expond-  [ncl in its development. Three or  [four years ago a  trial   shipment  [>f three tons was made I'rom this  [property. The cost of getting  l;lie shipment'to the river'was  T'.I'iO a ton, besides steamboat and  Railway transportation and treatment charges, still with the  en-  irmous expense the returns  Knowed a not  profit  of  &KM   to  I, he ton.  ON   Wll.D   HOKSK  <JKEKK.  Are the Colossal and Conuco-  }i)n groups on the east fork of  [lie stream. The owners say  lhal there is .">00 tons of ore on  [lie dum]).  The     Coronado     and     Dodo  Ijjroups could  be   placed   on    a  The Mines of Luke 'Creek.   >  Luke creek,-a tributary of the  St. Mary's, is a section which is  attracting considerable,attention  from (hesplendid showings. The  camp on this creek is about eight,  miles this side of .the Sullivan  and North Star.  The Carbonate claim ha> a  shaft down :!() feet with a good  showing of galena. The load  has been uncovered foradistanco  ol 100 feet. AI present a .small  force of men are employed hi development. The property is  owned by Messrs. Reed. Howard. Walsh and  Yeko.  The Clara, an extension of the  Carbonate, is a promising claiin,  and    has   an .excellent   showing  To Push Work on the Sullivan.  . F. ' P. Hogan oi Spokane,  president of the Sullivan Croup  Minintr Co., arrived in town on  Monday -accompanied by J.  Houi>hton, who will have charge  of the mine working*. Mr. Hogan' atao brought in with him  five additional men to add to the  working force. ' The company is  now working three shifts and  paying ^I.TiO per day to their  miners. The work from this on  will be pushed and the force increased with development.  '���  The new compressor will be  installed probably by Uctob-'  w I si. ��� ,   The Selkirk Mother Lode Co.  E. H. Thurston who was in  town for several days left last  week with a train of pack animals loaded with supplies for  the nrnes in the vicinity of Pyramid Biihin iii which 'he is interested.  Mr. Thurston liiinself was reluctant about giving information but it was ascertained from  different sources that the Selkirk- Mother Lode Company represented by Mr.- Thurston ;own  what .are known as the, Petty  properties, :-J4 in number. .They  are copper claims" an immense  amount of 'work has been done  during the last three years in-'  volving'the expenditure of many  thousands of dollars. The-pre  bodies arc said to improve with  development, and the general bo-  lief"'isv'th'at the company have"  one of' the largest propositions^  in East Kootenay. Of the ' ac-  tual'-work being done iind the-  further work conleinplated noth-.  ing can-be", learned-'"except 'that  there _will be no abatement but  that development-will- go right  on and.force increased as maybe  necessary. '''     '���'       f   '" ' - - ���  'The present pack train consists  of six animals and this will be  increased at once, and the train  will bc'kept continually on the  road carrying supplies to {-he  mines.  The character id the ore is  copper and gold. '  In the Tang-lefoot Country.  Messrs. Stewart and Keep returned,   from    a    visit    to    the  Tanglefoot country on   Wednesday last where they had been   to  look at  the   Tontine  group   of  mines in which they are interest  ed.    The group consists of three  claim* over the divideabout-four  miles from the Big Chief.     The  ore is copper  pyrile  in   a   dyke  about "T> feet wide.     The principal working is a r>0  foot' tunnel,  run about   eight  feet  froi'n   the  hanging wall.    The dyke lies between    schist  , and     porphyry.  There is a small vein of the copper ore on'the hanging wall and  other  small   veins   through   the  dyke.    The  owners  are  of  the,  opinion that with further  development   they   will   demonstrate  that they have  a   mine.      Work  will bo continued,' for, a  time at  least, in order  to  determine the  permanency of the   vein*  which  appear  to  grow larger'as depth  is reached.  Ores For Paris Exposition.  t4li'.JF. W..Robertson, tho Provincial Mineralogist, arrived, in  the ciLy ou Thursday last to meet  with the Board of Trade and  make arrangement* for a suitable  exhibit of minerals from the Fort  Steele district at the Paris "Exposition next year. " Mr.Robert-  son came in unexpectedly,^ and  as a result .Secretary Ellon was  busily engaged'for an hour or  two iir"corralling ' the*''board.  That his efforts wore successful  was eviuced;bv the large attend-  Mining Notes.  Thomas McVittie, P. L. S.",  has gone to Moyie to survey  some mining claims in that vicinity-  The Langley Bro's are now  working on the X Ray claim on  Sullivan Hill. This claim adjoins the Nero group.  The owners of the Nero and  Biscuit claims on Sullivan Bill  are working a small force in the  development of their property.  C M. Keep and H. D. Stewart  .went to the Tanglefoot country  last Sunday to look after some  claims'in which they, .are   inter-  of ore on the property. Work  will be resumed in a few days  and-a systematic development of  the claim will be made. Messrs.  iBielenberg and Oreennian.  The Loi tie is developed by a  shaft now down 2i feet.' The  ledge is three feet wide with a  goodly amount of galena showing. Greenman and Barnes are  t he owners.  A Government road gang 'are  Jdiippiug  basis   with   but   little  now at work  putting   in   a   new  ,yorlc        ' i bridge at Luke creek   and   mak-  The Dardanelles is also nearly \ ing the approaches.     The   road  I ii a position to be classed among between] St. Eugene Mission and  [rhe .shippers;  The Big Chief  i;s   a   certain  Kimberley will be vastly improved and put in good condition.  tliey would got away but merely  went to see if development was  increasing the value of Ihe property. They returned on Wednesday.  F. W. Robertson the provincial mineralogist was in Golden a  few days ago.  The  order   for  a   compressor  for the La Ice Shore mine at Moyie  was given to the  James  Cooper  Manufacturing Co.  of Montreal.  Thk    Prospector    contains  more local mining news than any  other newspaper in  the district.  R. O. .Jennings and   R.   L.   T.  Galbrailh returned   from   a   trip  to Tobacco Plains   and   Elko  on  Wednesday     Mr. .Jennings says  there, is not much mining  going  on in the vicinity of   the   Plains  although   then4  are  several   locations having .some merit.      He  regards   it   a   good  country   for  the.prospector.    In the   vicinity  of Elko   there   is   considerable  prospecting going on.      Several  good     locations    have   recently  been made on  Sheep   Mountain.  an'ce at the Kot'el.Windsor, fully  .'30 members bemg;presont.    The  secretary stated the object of the  meeting, and the president called upon Mr.  Robertson   to' give  in general, the plan   upon which'  he wished the board to act.    Mr.  Robertson stated that the  space  allotted for a mineral exhibit was  one eight that  assigned  lo   the  British Empire, and that it was  desired to  make  a   fine,   exhibit  for British, Columbia,   and   suggested that, the  board  of  trade  lake hold of and  push   the   matter and get in   tho  ores  by  the  lfith of August.      For every dollar expended  by'the  people of  the district  in   making  the  collection,   the   Provincial  Gover-  mont would pay the same amount.  Tho specimens selected  will   be  placed in suitable cases.    A card  giving the mining division, locality, mine, name of doner, together with assay value,  will accompany each sample.   The Government \vill  bo  able   to   care   I'or  -1,000 pounds of ore from the district.  The Board of Trade m co-operation with the boards of trade of  Cranbrook- and Moyie. will attend to the collection of the ores.  A. B.Grace will have charge of the  exhibit from thi.s section until it  is siii]i]>ed.  Mr Robertson has vi*ited the  principal mining sections of the  'Province, and in most cases Ihe  boards of trade have taken  charge of fhe matter: in some  instances individuals have been  delegated to make the collection.  Aline owners and owner* of  claims in fhe district are requested to bring or send in samples  from their properties soon as  possible in order that they may  be labelled and classified before  being" forwarded to Ottawa, from  which point they will be sent to  Paris. i  TELEGRAPH BRIEFLETS. I  China Preparing1 For War.- Arthur  Tennyson Is Dead. ���Winnipeg  Man Is Missing-.���Mr. Sifton  Elected.���New $1,000,000 Hotel  At Winnipeg1. '  (Special to The J'Huti'hcrnii )  Winnipeg, June 3uth.  ,Admiral Sir Wyndinan Hornby is dead.  China is said to be preparing  for war.  Admiral Dewey has sailed  from Ceylon foi' Port Said.  China will not acknowledge  the Anglo-Russian agreement.  The Japs are becomming tired  of the military taxes which are  imposed. ,      '  Arthur Tennyson a. brother, of  the late Lord Tennyson is  dead.  Alex Taylor a Main street  merchant of Winnipeg is missing.        .. <    .  'The personel of ,the Dreyfus  court' martial has been -an-  nounced.  ,  Great Britain is in   possession  of an island at,the mouth of  Do-  j t i  lago Bav.  'Mr. Sifton's' majority in the  Banff bye-election will range  between 40 and oO.  Kruger has made all ��� arrangements for-war material and its  shipment to Pretoria. ,.  The Russian military disarmament proposals aro not acceptable tojhe peace conference:  A big meeting favorable' to  Sir Alfred Milners ��� position on  the' Ti ansvaal wajs held in Cape  Town. , '.  President Shaughnossy of the  Canadian Pacific Railway has  protested . against 'the Grand  Trunk ,'and Intercolonial agreement.  , General' Otis' has instituted a  strict censorship  of   press  dis  patches   and   manufactures   his  own news.  Official notice of the new .*j"f.-  000,000 hotel and station for the  C. P. R. in Winnipeg' has been  announced.  Gendarmes are guarding Mrs.  Dreyfus at Rennes   ���  Harvard University celebrates  its '2&2nd year.   ��� '  A $1700 fire visited the Toronto exhibition buildings.  Ice in the Straits of Belle Isle  is bothering steamships.  Donald Perrier was hanged lo  day in Now Westminster.  A large party of Japanese ini  migrants have arrived at Van  cotiver.  I sions over foreign or connecting"  lines.  Premier Greeiiway has return-'  ed from Ottawa.  The       school       lands       set-  not  r  tlement     will     -probably  be effected this year.  r Sir William VanHorne says he-  w       (j , *J  established his Selkirk farm to  stimulate the cultivation of the  Winnipeg unoccupied lands.  PROGRAMME.  Fourth of July Sports.  A meeting of the Sports Com;  m it lee was held at 1:30 p. m.r  Thursday,'at M. A. "Beale's office and the followiug programme  arranged for the Fourth of July-  MOK.VINU.  At 10 a. in., sharp.   Football   Match-'  ('railbrook vn. Fort Steele. Ir  y     AKTBIINOOX.  I TTor-e K;iou. (500 yin'iU, lieau-,  I,wo iii three, lour u> enter- and t.liree to  -.lai't. ' ��  ���2     i'littiiifi Shot.  ."J      Kot'^e Knee. .'100 yd-., heals,  two ;  in three,   four   lo  enter  and   three  to  .iiai-t. ^ l;  -1    - lA-ul Unco. 100 yd-. .open).  (������ "i     Cijr.-ir lloi'-o  K.ice. :UH) yd-, with  turn. ' ���   '  (i      l!itiii]iii<4 r.onj; .lump, i.open).  7      Hoys' Kuce. 50 yd-,, i Handicap).   "   ,  S Ka^ManV Kac.ey.'iO^lr.., 200 lb-,  and over. '     <  !) yy'reitlitiH on rioi'-eback. (Indians)."  10 .Saddle 1 lorso Kaee. -loek.-addlea"  (.'!0 lb-.) .-purs and shnpp-.. iiiu*ricr�� up).  II Fuot. Race, half-mile'opejn).  12 ' Indian Hor&e llaee. I two men  eu  horse, back to hack).  I tf    l<\iol, Itaeo/.'IOQ yd-: (open).  1-1,   iroi'se^Ktice.-rmO yuS. dash. ' Con- "  olation prize. ' *  l.j    Obstncle Foot llace.    "    ��  Hi    llu'iini'iff Fligh Jump lopcn).  17    Tug of War. '  ^ r, 1' I  The Foot Ball Team."  The following are   tho   names'  of the Fort Steele foot ball  team  which will   compete  with   Cran--  brook-'today. <  Goal:���W. K. Ross  .Fci.i. Uauiv���A. L. McDerinot.  NT. A. Wallingor.'  I-].\u.' 13ACK": ��� Lewis Theo-  bolcl, D r,. , Mettschen. 1<M-  Mur'phy. '       ��  J'Y>|K\VAIll>K:--i:l. Williuoti. W_  Wilson, .M. A. I3eale. Henry  Ih'oulette and A.  R. Wall.  The Canadian Press Association will visit the west in August.  Col. JCvans had a wild ride in  a canoe through Yukon river ice  to Dawson.  The tin-plate mills of the United Stales will clone down owing  to the employees strike. ."iO.oOo  men will be thrown out.  fhe body of Alex 'Paylor the  Winnipeg stationer, was found  in the Red river.  United States officials are  afraid that Canada may obtain  trade concessions from the West  Indies.  General Otis has opened many  new ports in the Philippines  closed since the outbreak- of hostilities.  The Great Lakes Towing Company has been organized in  Cleveland with a capital of *J"."i.-  (imi.(��i(i.  Messrs. Keep and Stewart  went up on Thursday to ' look  over the Kootenay ilvin��r mining  claims on Wild Horse.  Drought is visiting IsVw  state.  ort  .''The railway, ticket agents of  forty four American roads decided lo pay ticket   cleric.-,  conimis-  Cranbrook vs.. Fat Men.  The, baseball team selected at-  Cranbrook lo try issues with  Fernie today had aypracficegame  on Thursday. A scratch team  composed of fat men selected for,  the occasion. The fat men won  the game by a score of l."i lo  12^  The fat men were in fancy cos  tunics but they did play ball  There was a keg of beer on the  third base and no man was allowed to touch its contents unless  he reached the base. C. ?M. Edwards was in full charge of the"  keg. There was a bjo crowd  present lo see the fun. Leo  liolliuan was pitcher lor the fat  men. and Tom Kuokcs and Jew1  La id law umpired the .",ame.  A Great Drama.  The Hoston Ten Nights   Company will give one   performance  of   the   uTeat   moral   play,    Ten  Xiirhts   in   a   I Jar   Room   a   dramatization   of   T.    S.     Arthur's  ureal work of ihe same name, at"  the Opera   House  on   July   (>lh  The   company    presenting    this*  drama is  a   strong   one.   and   is    '  highly spoken ol in all the Eastern    Canadian    papers.       They   *  have   played    lo    good    houses-  where\ er they  have  been.     The  drama abounds in no\el and   exciting situations.     It has proveu  played for many years   and   lias*  been better than a thousand temperance lect ures.  The people of Fort Steele will  no   doubt   be   present    in    large*  numbers  toiwitness   this great-  the'alrical.event: - TUIC PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE. B C. JULY J, 1K)9.
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Prices the Same at Either Place
MOST GOMFLEIL;.STOCK IN LAST KOOTEiNfly EMBRACING FULU LINES OF
Shelf and Heavy Hardware , G-rbceries, Clothing
Machinery, Mill Supplies  ; •"," Dry Goods, Hats
Paints, Wallpapei-, Glass . Footwear, Ladies an(,
^ and Furniture °    Gents Furnishings
Prices all right.      No  one  un
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Estimates made on large quantities ot Mining Supplies
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Certificate of Imprpvemente.
MISKUAi. ACT, l«Hi
(l-OHM   I* )
NOTICE.
Sflior CliU-r, Silver It<'«f, NoiicmuuIi, Sirdar
«»(lCiinilli'.s ri.i<'t!o!iMi*i<THl'.'l:mnfcMlUttt<:in
lie foil Steel'' Minintr Uivlsimi nf Somli Knsl
Kooiimihv Distilcl. '
Wliere liH-iitcd: Alimil niic sinri » bsilf milus
«em from iiiii'l'lirliiKc on Hull Knur on north
+\<Lt ul liver in ai' lluiul llriilKtt OceK.
Take uotice that I. Diuiil lliillltlis. l'*reu
.#Uncr*-{>rlllleiucN*o "IWi A." in K nil h'lty
*«y.s from tlie iliitc hureof to iii>]ily to ihe Min-
*ifc'J,ll'yor<li'i roi « eiTiilicoto of Impiovrineiits
'hit tin! purpose <i( nlitidmnir a Clown Oiatil of
Ihriili'ivri'lHims.
And fill tln'i'mice notiee that, in-Umi uniler
.*e<rli<»i 'A~. nui*-! •»' coitiiiicneed liuforc the issuance of such «' iiillrmvof lmpiou'im-nts.
o   11AVIU CiHIl-'KlTH.
l>.ited Hits iCUi day of I'd). HW. '-'-I'
DISSOLUTION    NOTICE.
■ Take Notice. rh»t the partnership hcioto-
fore existing between the " underMyncil us
IJri'wi'ii at. llic Town of Fori Steele under the
firm name of the—Fort Steele Hrenirig Co."
Inks thin day been dii<:olved by immml con-
scut. The business will be continued by the
said I.. Sick, under the Mime finn namo. who
assumes all th'c linbilllic* of ths sHid parlner-
ship mid to whom all debts due the said part-
nership must be paid.
Witness ,\ * FRED KAISKK.
J. A. liAiivr.r.   ."( 1.. SICK.
Dated al Foi i Steele this jali day of March.
A. V.. 1S9P. 10-H
FOR SALE.'
j\u AiniilfiiuuaU'r r'»' woi-kin-: free
•milling fiimi'tz. Saves over !K> pot' cent
of gold. Weight witli ])ow(ii*'28.<i00 lbe.
include sections for Parking to mountain claims. < '.in be sc:n neui* the St
Eugene Mission.
For I'lii-tifiilarb apply to
'.I .'A". IIAKVJOY.,Fort Steele. B.C
,.    mTHEm"
EXCHANGE 8? SAFE DEPOSIT CO.
Kaunman House
slisr
NOTICE.
>orrn  h   ST KOOTKX.W l>ls.THH'T
, KOT1CE.
I lieu by cive notice that thirty days after
date 1 intend toapply to the Chief Commissioner of Lund^TiTd" Works, Victorm. H.' C, for
permission to purchase the folloniiik* piece of
unoccupied and uiireveived Croxin lands, situated between the old .lohn I-euis pre-emption
r.oi 3P and Rouei Mode's pre-emption, bek'iti-
nin« nt the smith west corner and mil south to
Ko„'cr Moore's line, ihenee east 4(1 chains,
thence north to l.e« is south east post, thence
biu-k to plate of comrn(;ti(.eineni. M acres more
or lest.
JOHN I.KVETT
Uutod this April Sill. \iW. In-"'
NOTICE.
The paituersliip buiwccn N. A. Walliutrer
.ind i:. A. Blton is dissolved by muiual consenl
datintrlii.m M.uchol. 1HK'.
v       X'.A.WALLlXliEH,
k. a. ei.ton.
Foil Sfele   11. (.'.   Apnl ll.'lM».>.
AfcSKshMI.VI       Ml      AMI    KVVKM  t       IAN      AO.
Notice-is r -r< In i-'iien In i.tem J.mee with
the Statutes ilint Hi-wihh-Thi and all i.ims
iM-R-il under tne Ass"ssiiieni Act .in- uo« dm
/or Ihe je.ir isi'.' All of the ahnie taxes <ol-
leetUilewilhln itn' district of Ki.st Koot-nav
Southi'in l)i\.s..|i jsv~>iJln ii.e,,.iep.oalile
at mj bltlc- Foil »|e-!e .\ssissed ta.\.-s use
collectible ,u 'In i.ilbmiin.' r..f s. \l/
■yJ-'"LlJ-.tlfth~ \'i'.n'  1" ''"''l "" l1"'  """" kx'''1 !
_ya1ve nf ll'i'l i='.i"
Tln*e=liiiiit,'i- i'.l Miir  P"!  lent, on  tin- :>
NOTICE.
I        1 heich> une nolicu that tlinty ilii.\> alter
! date  1  intend to .ippl>   to the I'hiel Comniis-
i si.inci of Lands and Woiks, Vielona.   for permission lopim-liiisutue follow lnitlileee of unoccupied and iiiitcscr\ed (.'rown land:     llegiii-
iii:.^'at .i pi.s| planted on ihe south  west btink
ol   Doiilder eieek  about two miles from Wild
Horse ci eel;    thenee   I'.ast    ■«» chains,   tlienee
north   Mi chains, thenee "est 111 clniins, thenee
south  Vi chains to  point   of^comineiiccnil'iit.
Containing In all about I (HI acies more or less.
AXUKKW H. OHACK.
is- «.s..,1 j        Uaud ,il Foil Steele, May-lUi   I WW.       lU-SI
Transacts a geuernl collecting anil„ux-
i       change business.
DRAFTS, CHECKS, TIME CHECKS AND
ACCOUNTS CASHED.
Drafts issued payable in Canada and
the Unilcd States? ■
NOTICE.
«essed ...lue of p. rs.wial properu |        TlmU .mis after date I int.n.l to apply  to
,Ou so .li'ieh of 'hi  ineom.-ot am !>• isoii .is | uJt chief t'ommlssioiiei of   Lands and   \\ orUs
exceeds on.    ilioi.s.mrt uollais,  the "          '
rates    uaineh    upon  sui !'   <•
inloK-iiik' 'in Victoiui. fin permission lo puieliase the !ol-
exd-s    «hin   the
llinns,mil  dollars.
befo
tl...   .Ton., .l.i>
.Im,
same is not ui'-'i'- ibsm >
one and one louith of one p. i-.. nt *h'e slK 1.
excess Is owi ten th..iisii!.diiloli.iis and not
more than u-mv thoiis.iii.l,dnll.ir:-_ on. ai.-l
one half of one pi i c nt « lit n such . xi • ss is
ovei t«eut\ tlious'inil 'loli.ns one .mil llin1'-
foiiith" of one p- i .cut.
Thrte  p<-i   n'lii.   n'i   th'   as.i-r.-d-..ili.e of
wild land
ir paio <
lgw.
'Tliree-llfi.lisof one percent, on the a
value, of real estate.;
One-half  of one  p.-i- I'-ni
value of personal properly
l.'pou such   i.w
same.  Is not   more Ov.m   teii.thoiisaiul dollar-,
one   per cent..'when, su'eli  '.'Kc-ss  is over ten'
thousand dollars  and  not.  inoie  than  twenty
thousand dollars, one and one-rourUrot one per
cent., when such excess i
and dollars, one nnd oik -lialf or one per e-nl
Jt.eventif: Tax W.'"1 pel' capita
, fine per cent, on 111
or mineral bonrini: substances, payable uuiirt-
ei-ly on the'last, day or the months of March.
June  September and heceuiber of each year.
■!(•'. c. M..i-:i)WAifi>s,
''    ' Assessor iiii'd Collector..
Fort Steele. It. (',..Ian  nry •.'lly, IW.       -1
lowing deseiibcd land- Cominenciii}-' al the
north west coin, rot Lot -10. Llioup I. theiue
south lUiimiiis, thence west 14 clmins. thence
noilheilv iilnrin the .e.islci lj bank of Ihe Co-
luiribiii nii'i to the south west loi nor of Lot
ai, tlieiK i: east .liMhalns to the place of toin-
im ncein.-iii     I'niii.iiiiiiiii in all l-il liens more
oi  |i s-
s,\KAll  LH HI'I'" <: M.Hl'AI'1'll-
M.i\  111 li   li"1'.'
L'l-U'i
n   lie-  assessed {
i
if   income,   when   the .
•lj.thousand dollar-
excess  is over tei
more  than  t.wem.;
iii.-roiiri.h.of one pe
•ive.r. twenty ■t.h.nis- j
ill or one per cent,
apitu.
i^se^sed   value   of   ore
'■ ,       IF  VOi: AVA.\"I' A  (KIOIliVlKAI.
.'".,. ;' -
.Go to the
MONTE   CARLO   RESTAURANT
Oii.'liivorsidi' Avenue ■
William Robinson, Proprietor
'"   .MIOALS   AT    ALL   KOI* l.'S.
PALMER'S BAR HOTEL
PALMKR'S H.\l{.> li.C.
ARCHIE Mc'LEOD,    -   -    PROPRIETOR
  m ii
Travell<,'i's will lintl this hold the
most comfortable on the route to l'erry
(JreeU* and (!rou>c Mountain.
KVKK'VTIIIXC   Fll'STUI.ASS.
T- C. ARMSTRONG '
Four Stkiolio, B C
Manufacturer o.
Timviire. Gul vanizotl Iron, Slicot,
Li'on,   Stovo  Pipes and
CoppGrwuj*(j
BUILDINCS HEATED and VENTILATED
Plumbing,   Pipe  litLiiii^  und   nil
kinds of sanitary work
flip Tight- Hot Blast Stoves
Hydraulic   and   Air 'Pipes   I'oi;
Minos' ; "■  ■:'■.''
SI'KCIAl.  ATTIONTI(.)N   l'Al'l')    TO
.IOI!   WOIMC.
,   J.   .). 'LiAMONT' !
Contractor'and."HuiIcier
,'!■; .   ."■   Fori Steele, B: C.
MOYK CITY, EAST KOOTENAY. I.C.
The above Hotel has been recently erected, and neatty furnished throughout.
Cosy and Comfortable Rooms
The   Bar   supi>lic<1    with   the   BEST'
brands of Liquors and Ciyar<.
HEADQUARTERS   FOR   MINING   MEN.
GEORGE GEARY. *
Liveru, Peed & Sale Stable.
Fort Steele B.C
SADDLE & PACK HORSES.
1 EAMING Ol* Al.l. KINDS A SI»K(*.IAI.TY
GMSSICK   ft   DEMPSEY.
CONTRACTORS
'. " AND "
BUILDERS'.
Fort.   Steele   B.C
D. L. BETTCHEN
TTHe  Jeweller*
WATCHKS lfl-PAIKKn iitul SATISFACTION
GUAHANTKKlV
FOHT   STK12LK.
B.   C.
BARR 6c COrVlBS
Fori Stoolo,  B.C.
General Blacksmith.
HORSE SHOEING,
AND JOBBING.
Mining ^ Work    ;i   Specialty.
j. grice; d. d. s.
('rndiuite PliUadijlphia Duiital iVillufjo
DENTIST
.Riverside    Avenue, ;
y'FOK'i; STEELE,  B~ C.
'':,.  NOTICE.     ',    ■'.'
Tin.,   liarim-i'sliip   iHu'rltirur...   ...\t.stiiiK   Im.i-
Iwec.n Willliini (;.:nrliii mill .liiiims (.'. Onrlrli lius
ln'cn ilissolvrii us li'iini,tills ilny. All lliilMlillns
will In: piiid liy Williniiil.'iii'llii.. AH imrlit's in-
doliluil lo l.lu; llriii. tii'i! rcqiilivil 'tiV jiiiy 'ilu;
liiiKimil In Willliini C.'iirlln without.ilcl.'iy.
Wll.r.lAM CAI'l.lN.
>. "   .1.   I1*.   Aii.mstkmNi;.  Ailiiilnlstriiloi'   of .llio
ustiitcof JAM'I-'S (J.  PUKICK,'■'..
Kiii'l SU'ijli.', SStli April. I«i!'. 1T--JI
L. COHN
TAILOR
AND IMPORTER OF
FINE WOOLLENS
Rocky Mountain Avenue
Fort Steele, B. G.
B.P.COOK.
1 i ,
Livery,  Feed   and   Sale ' Stable.
Fort Steele, B.'C.
c
TKAMlXtl Ol'' Al.l, K1NHS SO I.KMT EH.
Ci. ARNOLD     6
M"akcs regular trijis froin l^orl
Steele .1 unction lo Port Steele. ^
FREIGHT OR EXPRESS
Delivered on  clay  of  arrival.
Leave orders with
M. A. BEALE.
PASTURE
Horses will be received at, my
ranch on Luke Creek i'or pasturing at %'l per month.
I have 200 acres under fence,
with plenty of water. Ranch is
situated on the Nor.th Star r.oad.
■-.'. ■':■   John f.'adams.
Shaving W. Hair Dressing Parler
<  Next to Oriontiil HoU'l'
i
FORT   STEELE, B. C. '
All kiucts of hair work,. .
a speeiaUTr.
A. J. GREZ,   -   -   Proprietor
C. E. ADAMS     ' -
PIONEER  BARBER SHOP'
Everything Strictly First CTasw..'
A'e.rt <loor lo tile Prospector.
Why Not Invest In
MBERLEY
K
BOWLING ALLEY
Iviycrsiili; AVumiiu,  Fort,' Stculo, li. *'.
Ai.HKKT i.i.:i.;. i,i;(>i'ix'ii''.Toi!.
'" Cigars a.nj.t Tobacco
Edisons' Phonograph
For priviit-u purtys iiml liuinc uiiui.su-
ini'iit, lln;.!:Jlniiiof?ri'nili i^ ;jiissfc the. tiling.
"Why not. yivo It, ;l ti-isiIV Tonus rcakin-
able',' loiivc oriie'rs'.iit. tho J.lowlin.y;. Alley
The Leadvillc of Last Kootenay
l-i miles from the fauvx-iH
Nouth Star mine: 1 !• inifess
from the Svu-ivan mine.
Nearly   2011  ininoral   olaiins  surrnituS]
KIMBKHLKV and donenil on  I&
lor ,siiii]>lies
The terminus of the North Star J
Railway Branch
Ki.MBKI.iLKV i> not  a, liiiom.  uiwfe-1
for surrounded by the L.A I tfMOST '&!&*?
VKK-LNAb MINKS IN TH K \VOKLSjfi
it- must   necessarily   beeonie   a . Iar;pf|
r.it.y   ■'...'■■'.''        . i;   ,'
For a safe-and profitable investment huy lots in Kimberley
^t83s5tEele   CHAS. ESTMEBEJ
:/ Sole fttjeiTL.
Post Office Address, KitnborTej;."^
via -.Cranbrook. B. C. THE PKORJ'JiCTOH, FOKT STEELE.   i>. ( ., A.' J.Y I.  Ifl!W.  ��he jgjrasfpeciinr  SAT UK DAY, .IVLY l.lMt.  1  J>'  Ottawa Letter.  From Our 0��" (^rresjionili'iit.  Ottawa, June 20.���A very important contribution to the information already in possession  of the public anenj the Alaskan  ' boundary dispute was made by  the Premier tlie other day when  he announced that it had been  decided to grant no further charters for railway construction in  the Yukon Territory until an understanding' had been reached on  the boundary question. The desire is to take no action which  would complicate the situation;  and it is the opinion of the Government that the construction of  ' a railway over the Dal ton trail  for instance leading to a town of  considerable  importance at Py-  , ramid harbor on Lynn Canal,  within the disputed territory,  sfciid,the general development of  the surrounding country would  prejudice the case i'or Canada.  While the effect'of such a policy  ' must Jiecessarilybe to retard in  some measure the immediate de"  .velopment of the country there  rid  no question of   the   wisdom  ' of such a. policy The difficulty suggested is " a'" very  real one and has already made  itself seriously felt in the case.  ���     MR.   TMVIM'S iATVLiC PAPER.  ���'Oh that mine adversary had  written a book", exclaimed Job  of old, and the present day modification of the phrase might avoII  be, "Oh that my' political opponent would  start' a  newspaper"'.  The  Liberal    and    independent  papers of the West,  are  having  -lots-of fuii with a little stranger  which   has ��� recently  been  born  ' into   the journalistic  family  in  " Bcgina, fathered by> the Cornier-,  '<��� vative party, and committed   to  the eternal care'of Mr.-' Nicholas  Flood Davin, M.   P.,   with  that  voluble gentleman  as  the chief  editorial writer  in   its  columns.  , The leading role so far adopted,  a|)pears' lo be thatof,'y-'the" friend  of the farmer.": liotajmri-icuJarly  |j. original character,.and one which  will  require  more   than  classic  editorials, and glittering gener-  ' afities to appeal  to the. intelligence and capture  the   vote of  ���Vthe Western electorate. , A high  moral tone  prevades , those editorial columns.     The ethics of  \ infant are beyond reproach   but  when the member for West As-  sinboia.   undertakes    to   lecture  [> western supporters of the' Gov-  l jrnme'nt upon their "humiliating  by leaps and bounds. But even  well informed journals get mixed  up at times as was the case with  the St. James Gazette, London,  (Eng.) a couple of weeks ago,  when it, remarked:-���"The Canadian budget is one more .piece of  evidence that when people will  work and have good natural resources they can prosper even  with injudicious tariffs But the  most interesting thiug about it  is what it tells us of the famous  preferential customs'.  A CURIOUS MISUNDKKSTA.VI'ING.  It seems that what really has  happened is that Canada has  screwed her tariffs up all'round,  and given reductions to those"  who treat her fairly (which in  practice means the Mother Country only) still leaves them pay-'  ing more than they did before.  Of course there is still an advantage to those who do not pay  the maximum,, but the tendency  of fiscal methods of this kind is  not to encourage tradeV.   ,  The St. Jamos Gazette will  find, considerable difficulty in  producing evidence to prove that  this is "what has really happened". To show that this is not  the case I will repeat a few lines  from ,the Finance Minister's last  budget speech delivered May  2nd, which will probably be accepted by most as, a'closer indication of facts than the ill-informed editorial comments of the  St. James Gazette. Mr. Fielding said:���"As an,illustration of  the extent and value of this preference I.want to give the House.  c.\ SPECIMEN INVOICE  Of goods imported by, one of  Dominion and not of  the  will bo invested in ii~4'  State*  CANADIAN PACIFIC  RAILWAY  The daily service  between    r ''      ...  midiitiG  and Pacific  1     by the  ,  IMPERIAL  LIMITED  will be inaugurated on  18th   JUNE  The Quickest time  between  Sullivan Diamond Drills  Most accurate and most economical  prospecting drills made.  Drills of all capacities, 02)erated by hand or horse power. steam?  compressed air or electricity.  SULLIVAN MACHINERY COMPANY.  305 and 306 RookeryJ Spokane, Wash.      -      -      ���       Chicago*, IIL  KNIGHT & STONE, Agents.  CONTRACTORS FOR PROSPECTING  MINERAL LANDS.  IVI- f\m  E3EZL#il_iCZL  the large mercantile houses in  Canada, The Merchant imported y L packages of dry goods covering a wide range. I will  read you a list, of the articles:���  Gloves, caps, wool fabrics, lace,  wool, cloth, garter elastic, wool  yarn, white cotton, tune, ribbons, ihice curtains,   linens,  da-  positioning surrendering theni-<  Iselves^ unconditionally y to;; the  |50verui.iieht'r;-^the. "������'opportunity  loffers/ and is unfeelingly���?ac?cept-  ipdyto remind ;rthe 'wri ter;, piK the  K-huumerable-occasion  liiast when he laid aside all ;'���pre,-:  ri'tus convictiotis y'aud stultified'  fc'febwn words;arid: actions by  plindly supporting- his, Govern.  Kieut evei^yitinie.; ^It^vi'iil require  ^l'theefl'prts of i;he-DaMiii jc>ur-  jal to eiectits man  at'ythe,. next  Ireneral election,  particularly as  re is not likely:again to have the  RaiipfiteoMIre casting vole of I ho  returning officer.:  hlK ' I'lMOKKKKNCK     IS   'AI'l'KK'  .���;��� ���"..  .- ��� (jlATKIK  i *.' ���'  'y ��� '    ' ' '���'.��������� ' - '������' '''.  Among tlie  transient   visitors  the capital this, week is  Sir  Lines Poole of Liverpool,   who  [^conversation, with  the news-  mermen,declared that Canada  pa now attracting more atten-  Ito in England than  any other  rimy,  more  in fact' than  any  ler part of the Avorld,    British  Imifacturers he; added a,re de-  lited with the preference'. ex-  Ided to them in   the  Canadian  Iff, and  he  thinks  that next  I>r's business  will  necessitate  ?iicrea.se  of at  least  i'f)  per  in the number of trarelJing  who come from   Britain   to  fada. With tlie local and Eed-  autiiorities.actively engaged  Foster ing'.Canadian' trade  in  fain,   and   with,   the   British  jiifacturer   awaking   to    the  Of  the Canadian   market  liis goods, it is. a matter 6f.no  [rise that trade is developing  mask, handkerchiefs, towels." I  think'we may regard- that as a  fairly representative statement  of a general line of British dry  goods. Now, what is"the effect  of the tariff on that imiioriationi'  Under the old tariff the duty  would have been $?>, 7:">4 equal to  ;}Q.C>2 "per cent. ' The amount actually paid by the Montreal merchant who imported these goods  was &j,0.")y.8(i equal to 24.��.f per  cent, making a reduction in that,  one importation under the preferential tariff in favor of British  goods of $6J>5.12, being equal to  5.69 per cent on the value of the  goods."  Ocean "^?, Ocean  across the "  American   Continent  Express service via  Crow's Nest Koute to,  Kootenay  Country  Fout Stkki.k    '   * "  JuNCrroN, to Toronto in 7s> hours  "       to Montreal in 7f�� ",  to New York in yi ;*'  "       to   Coast   in   J3 "'  "       to Nelson   in JJJJ "  '���"       to Calgary in ��� "  Winnipeg to the East-via Lake  Route in 60 Hours.  ti      ' '  all   local  AGENT FOR  Canada Life"  Imperial Fire  Sun iSavings and Loan Co.  Identification and Protective Co.  Ontario Accident and  ,  Parsons Produce Co.  Mining Broker, Insurance^  1 o *-  and Commission Agent  Books   Kept   and   Accounts'  Promptly    Collected  Agent for Geo. Geary's Royal Mail,   Passenger and Express Line  "' W.  D.   Kerfoot's Royal Mail,   Passenger and Express Line ,  KIVEtfSlDE   AVENUE  FORT   STEELE,    U. C.  Improved, Service  on  ,  lines.  Excursion' Tickets to all-points.  Apply ror'p'ii'ticulars to W. M. Mc-  Luod, City I^assciifjer Ayent. 448 .Main  SU-eot, (o])posiio Porftoflice). ���). S.  ClU'ter. Dupo't Ticket, Ag-ent. or to   ,  ROBERT KERR,  "Traffic, Manager,  Winnipeg.  mnjngpIess  THIKTT-iriHTH TEAR.  MI.VKKAr,   ACT.  CKKTIKIl'ATK OK IMPHUYKVKW1.  yy.- CANADA'S PAPEK^TliADK; ;, y  IThe pvomisiiiiT'outlbok for>the  Canadian paper tra.de i.*s yattract-  ihg yfavorable��� attention^in ' the  old cpuiiti'y^An influential nortlr  of' .England journal mVreceh'tyis-,;  sue obseryes:���^������'Tliere. is; every  sign tlni't: the;; :su'pply of .paper  specially:available^ for :fche; huge  journals of .the. Uni ted   S tates  will, shortly giye 6ut,-y ySonie of  . the great 'New York* papers  use  from sixty' to one  hundred :and  twenty tons a; day,".- the,: n liniber  of books published in tlie States  is enormous,: and  paper:; is now  being used foi"; basins,   buckets,  wheels, roofing, and many other  things..  Spruce wood is the'oiily  timber   iii  America   which   lias  been found suitable for -printer's  paper,' and there is certainly not  more   than  six  or  seven years  supply, left,   as   the   American  spruce' timber lands are fast dis-  sippearing.. .'".But as the writer in  Industries!   ancL^ Ii'on    l'eceutly  pointed out this^is Canada's op:  portunity.     Spruce pulp can be  produced   in  the. ��>ominion'. for  two,dollars a ton or  six  dollars  cheaper than in the States.    The  Canadians cliiim they can manufacture paper cheaper than   any  other country and they are now  establishing   pulp    mills     with  which they hope  to  secure  the  European trade, and in time also  to capture  the  markets  of  the  States..     Canada  has enormous  spruce forests  aiid   it  is   to  be  hoped that Canada will seize the  opportunity, and.moreover,--'that  the capital and enterprise of tlie I  NOTICE.  Uijf Chief Mineral C'luim Mluulii lu the fori  Steele Miniutr UivKlon nt Ka��.t ICrjotuna.v District. ^ '  ' Where lucaieih -On the noPili side of  Jloulder creek. East KootPiia*., about Iwn mile>  Irom the mouth.  . Onldcii Coin Mineral Claim, situate in the  Fort Steele Minlnfr Division of Kast Kootenay  Uistnet.  Where located: On Moulder Creel;. I'Just  Kootena.v. adjoining; the lliu Chief Mineral  Cluini.  Ames Miueiul Claim, oititate in the Fort  Steele Mining Division of Kast Ivooi.nay Dis-  iriet.;, ���>.-'. ������ ::.'...;..';.���'..."<!���.' i.'r.ril'0i,.'':v.."-^"r--i "��� ���'' -*''u���������'' .'.r^-''-'  , y'VV'liere loeatedryOn ylIouldert:Creek. East  Ivootehiiy. adjoiiiin^ the Kii" Chief Mineral  Ci:iim:;-. ?-������''":': ':';-.'���', .J - ,���;''; ': i���*.,..������' ���"'V":'  :, ;i .TaUe notice"tiial'l.-Wiliiitih 11. IJo.sx."')'*. ii.  C'No. mr.l A. aseiit for.IC. .f. HiKliby. F. M. C.  So. itSI-iS:: Waller VanArsdaleii, R, M. CivNo.  H-mn'j.B(i:HyM~AmmiitF: M. G,. *sT0.!3!��,-.8i* A?  bwner.s,of the aboveinineraiclaims (known ��'s  the llii'. Chief Group)..in tend lixty 'days frpiii  the date hereof to apply ibthe Minlmr Keeord-  er for Certitieates of Improvements i for the  purpose of obtaining Crown Gralits of the  above.claims. ���  -    .-':���;.'-.' '���..'.''���' .''"���'  And further take notice that action,.under  Section ,'IT! iiiiist be commeiiccdjjefore the issu-  uuce of siich Cerlillc��te of Improvements. V.  .. , n'ii'ted this -J-Jnd day of Jiiiie.': IHl'iO.  *,-��-:��     y   .������.-'.��� "yy- "-  w. n. kos's.    :  24 Pages :  V��kJy : Illustrated.  INDISPENSABLE  TO MINING MEN.  ,    J3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.  8K.VI) KOK .SA.MI'I.E COPY.  MINING-s^ntific PRESS  ._ 330 MARKET ST., SAB FRA1TCISC0, CAt.  SUBSCRIBE.  FOli  ^mmmmmmmmmmmfffOTmmmmmmmmffrmr  I EAST KOOTEN/iy fiOTEL  ���    Movie Citv, B. C. l'  4 *?  Is a lai'ge and Attractive Holel of fjuiet elegance in all its  ,   , appointments,, with a cnsiiie of superior excellence ,  ��9  THE PROSPECTOR.  s~,''. Strictly. First-Class   in   al    its   Appointments  ^   McMohoti Bro's, Proprietors,    zxl  mwfims,  Too!  MILLER R0DE0NE2093 MILES IN 132 HOURS '  TheEldredge  .  Ji^O*�����Oy -  ,;      .    ri; 's" ���'���" ':";' ' -    '���'���' , ' ('..y  The fielvidere  $40.00  Superior to all others irrespective  of price.,  Catalogue tells you  \f'hy.    Write for one.  WATIONAl SHWJNC MACHINE CO.,  ****:K*:fc**.'r;*+-f-R.-f-s-****��*-#-v*****-:*t*-*:f*->*^  isi'unr.isiuon bvkky satukuay, anh has a  OUAKA.VTKKD CIHCUJ.A'I'ION I^AIIOEU TIIA.V  ANY O'l'IlliK J-'AI'KK IN KAST KOOTKNAY. IT IS  AM. HO.MK I'KJNTKU. ANI3 CONTAINS VOUHI.K  THK AMOUNT OF XKH'S OF ANY I'Ai'KK IS TIIK  1HSTKICT.  339 BROADWAY.  New York.  ,      F��ctl>ry,   t  BELVIDHRE. ILL.  +  '  ��� b ,  Vis*   Aii   Advertising*   Medium  Un excelled.  * V  '*   T/1K l*KOSri-:CTOI{ COVKHS A ULSTUICT J  iii    1-AltOKIi THAN SOMK  K.MI'IKi:S   AND  HAS  A V  Jj-  i-Aitai-; i.'oi.'kicn cikoui.ation ^  �� '   '���' f*  The Paystreak'Of Ad's In This Paper Pays From The Grass Roots,  And Never Pinches Out, Stake One!     The Result Will Be To.  Your Interest.  JOB PKINTING OF Ar^.'JK'lNDS' NEATLY AND  EXECUTED. . THE PROSPECTOR��� 'FOrt.i  'S'i !-:!*!;R) P7(.    ,.1ULY 1. I8i)0.  THE   PROSPECTOR,  ':'JS'   l'tliilJSUJil> '-"w EM lip V.  li.)  THE    ritOsi'EC'JOil   COMI'AiSy.  A.   li.    (,UACK.  yi'BUsur.n.  F.l>l T<>11  AND  THE PROSPECTOH, '*��� published  evcrj S;ittird.-t>, nnd !ia>. ii Kiiuianlccd  circtiliitiuii larger thiin :ih> other pcpoi  In j::ist Kiiniensi>. It i- iill Ikiiiic I'lintcd  jjnd contain-, double the new. of mij  ^Oilier paper in the dJMi'iei.  A>  :in   iul\ LTtNliiK  med:>:ii)  it   i�� mi-  excelled.  <  Devotfii to tli" u]il>ii<lilliii.' ��f Fort sieeii'    tlu-  dfVClopin�� ii; ����� t'<��� tu>.t   iii'.in'r.i!   i>'m>'.ih-< s <.i  ib<* 1":im ICnntin.il. iiiinii.K<il^til( t- .-  service'should' be.increased also.  By the way a daily mail can ebe  had.fortlie asking.    ;'.',..  '   '<���'"'���     ���''*'��    ':���'������ ''   "  In all mention, ol the mines of  South East, Kootenay in ihe  Eastern papers the name Port  Steele district always appears".  This is us it should be. The  government offices are here, in  tact it is the, naiural center ,J  the district, notwithstanding flu'  pretensions of rival towns.  F  i  Me. c. miller  JIJST/' OPENED ff-::  OHT STEELE FLOUR AND  STORE  -j.  Proprietor  \FLOUR    Patent Hungarian,  ST. MARY'S INN BUILDING tt\  ^  IF08D CEREALS   Con. Men  Strong Makers,  (.'rahsun.  tolled Oats and Wheat Ids  Siil'-erlptimi"  AdVI'lllMM! >..'���  > - iHi m i   J c.ij  Illlllll   l-!lin\[! 1)11 .1 ]>I)llC-.4t lull.  Contilhuiloii-uiv sollcitcii fri.ni sill pun-, or the  disirici. but .ill mutter ii'li-mli ',1 lur palmcitiiMi  must fc.i.-f tin 'lilttw's ^!.'!..itnti'  TL1IC D A DCD l> 1.' 1>1 mi )>!��� in il). .iinu-  iniO rftrCn u-ltu-i'K'.iie.v vl Alii.\..miii  &Co. Suit" 1' !*ir--i Vutioniil Hunk lluililnih'.  SpoVinni'. Wa-.ii wlu-r." ..uiitiui is i :\n h< in.iilc  for it. r  SAT['i:'l).\V, ,11'LV 1. lt*W.  DEVELOPMENT   JX< THE   J/IS-  THTCT.  ',   ' The shipping.mines in the  vicinity of Fort Steele are numerous, and it is only a question of a  short   time'when    the' outside  ���world will f'illv-realize   it       We  have  in   the  past   been   remote  -i'rom the center of trudp. and, we  might say. almost inaccessible to {  -the outside world; but that time'  .has passed.    We have  one  railroad in ,the district with the pros-  -pect of another, and  shortly  we  can show lo the  world   that0 nowhere in the Province does there  ���  exist such copper  ledges,   gold-  jjuartz   mines   and    silver-lead  properties.    The development of  _wiines  has  been   the   object   in  view, but under  the  conditions  existent up to the last year there  was no incentive to go ahead, but  'i-juuder f   the ' .present   condition  The . lovers   of   yachting   are  commencing   to  lay  wagers   on  Ihe result of the contest in October betwoenSir Thomas Lipton's  yacht Shamrock and  Mr. Islen's  Columbia.        An   English   army  officer has laid, a ' wager  of  live  hundred    dollars    against   one I  thousand ��� ihat    the   Shamrock',  will win.    The belief i.��- thai   Hit"  Columbia   is    from , lifieeu     to;  twenty seconds  faster   than   the'  old Defender.    American viichts-  men believe that the cup will re- !  main where  it is.     Sir  Thomas,'  j Liptou has many .friends in New;  ; York whit regard him Hs.'beiiig a | ?]w>' . .�� .,,  j true-lover of'tho sport. , i^^^^^^^^^^^^^f|^^^^^^^^^^^^<  j  ' '*,**', i  !     The Hon. Joseph Martin made i __  ja holv show  of  himself' at   the]   '*  gmmmmmmmmmmmmfjrwwwmmtfwmmmwmg  |SHEADQUARTERS for MINING and COMMERCIAL MEN xS  I The,  $FEED    Hran.  ShorK.  Chopped Oals.  (>ats and Hay.  PKICICS and (JPALITV ( ll'A UAN'IMOED lo SUIT  Prompt     Delivery 'f  Send  in'y<>nr Ouleis 'il' von cannot c;ill  ���    -      POST OFFICIO lf()\' NIC    ��� ti  Freighting Done at Reasonable Rates.'    -  HOTEL '��  \  ���fjf   All Modern (Conveniences  *  Fort Steele.  B.  C.  ^ Large Sample Rooms for Commercial Men =5        jj  Now Open  Mackintosh banquet in Kossland. I j?nimffggnngnnnm*mn!Z!7nTm^  He allowed, his temper to get thojtp  TTT'  itt^mTiT?T|r��nnrrTTTTnnnniTTTTmTTTtTTm��y��TrfmTTTTTTnnTTn��TnrrtmTTnmTnimTTfT  mmmrr  TtttfTtTTTT  North Star Hq  e  best of his judgement and indulg- jt{=  led in'language .unbecoming  the et  er  fcfc  At,toruey-Gcneral  of the  Great  Province ofPi>ritish Columbia.   ,  ���EAST .KOOTENAY BOTTLING'-60.  Should there be a collection of jet  ore sent to the  Spokane  Indus  trial Exhibition the same collec  BOTTLERS  Waters etc.  CRANBROOK, B. C  OF    Sarsaparilla,    Ginger    Ale,    Mineral  ct  net  lpt  ct  lion could be utilized to send to let  efc '  &'  Paris next year. I pfe        '   ' * ��� "      ",  -      ���'   *   *   *     ,- l^CLAPP  <Sc MURPHY, Proprietors  The   Colimioia-pefender   race et .  to test  the merits of the.newJg^  boat will take place ou July (i.  *    *   *  ,   Joseph Chamberlain' says  the  misgovernment of the  Tranvaal  is a-fostering sore. u  IKimberley,  H.   W.   DREW'.    PROPRIETOR/  B. C  aa  ���\m  everyChing has changed.,,.��The  mines which for. several years  Jiave been in a position ,to  ship  ore are  now  being  further; ex-  '    plored,- the  owners  are, taking  out  the  shipping   product   and  .-blocking  out  more ore.      Fort  Steele is but entering  upon   the  prosperity so long wished for. ,A  -better fooling prevails, and witli-   ,iijanother twelve months  there  will be such a change as will astonish even l.ho old timers who  have held on with an abiding  faith in the stability of our town.  k     :t     >.  Iii another coin inn the mines  frOm whieh ore can be shipped  at once, and others which can in  w short time be put into a position to ship, arc summarized,  this will show what we have  stated is true, and the beauty of  it-all is, everyone of the proper-  lies mentioned are tributary to  r Port Steele, which, in ihe nature  of things, will make our town  the central point foi- the district.  ���''All road.- lead to Rome" wa.-  an old sayinir, but all roads and  trails in E-ist Kootenay lead to;  "Port Steele, in fact until the  railroad passed throuirh the dis- the pro\ k��us exhibits -was borne  triet last year there was no other I largely by one or two people who  town.        j believed it was one of   the  best  DuriniTihe j.ast week  nothing .advertisements the country could  definite   resfaroinir   the   railroad  For-a Mining Exhibit. ,  The   necessity   of  'having    a  creditable ore exhibit at'Spokane  this year ii-.apparnnt..     In (previous years the public  response  towards the exhibit has not been  what it should be.  X well known  citizens of Spokane says:���-'The  exhibits made at the Fruit Pair  bv citizens of Fort Steele has  done more to attract attention to  the district than anything else.  In 1 SHfj a small exhibit was sent  down in charge ot A.  B. Grace.  This  exhibit  embraced  such   a  variety of minerals  that it  was  the center of attraction.     It was  tastefully arranged, and together  with photographs was an object  lesson  which  exhibitors  in  the  following years were not slow to  copy.  Tt wasa surprise.   In 1897  another exhibit was  sent down,  larger and more varied than the  first, and it attracted more attention than any other exhibit. Last  vear the Port Steele district was  not represented, and on   inquiry  it was ascertained that  the  citi  zens of Fort Steele were apathetic   and    would   not    donate    an  amount siiflicienl to make a creditable display.      The expense o"  Mail or 1'elephone Orders will receive  Prompt Attention.  fcgiiiiumiiAiiAiAiiimiiimliiuniituim��iiiiiuinniiminniumuun>iti  McBride Bro's.  f  FORT, STEELE  'Heavy Hardware  Powder, Gaps  e Co.. i  has been heard.  have. This year the Industrial  The people of I Exhibition will be larger ihan  Fort Steele are not n,idv to a,- 'ever before. The mines of Trail  cept thcratemenlsmadeby in Vivi'k, Nelson. Trout Lake,  t-erestod parties thai contracts I Boundary Creek, and oilier sec-  have already been awarded 1u! lions will be represented. Shall  construct ten miles of the line i Fort Steele be lull out? There  from   Cranbrook   to   tin-    North j ���> within the borders of tins dis-  triet a grealei'TVanety ol mineral  Star. In fact it is learned on  "Ood authority that no contract-  -have been let. for the good  reason thai no decision ha- yet  been reached to determine from  which point the North Siai  branch u ill be bmli  > .  Willi a 1 i.i in passing o.nlv  through tin' lo'intry Fort Steele  should h;u ������ a ilaily mail 'l'|M.  linn; ha- p,i.--eil wh.-n we .-.mi -it  conleiiledlv down ami   ne   -atis  lied    Wit ll    M     IH.lil    Oliee    or   even  three limes a week". As tlie  facililies for eel I ini; in and out  of the count ry increase, the mail  .than in any siniilar area in Bril-  ish Columbia, and   with   lurthci  ! development there will be mines  ' in the district which   the   people i  'may well be proud of.     We urgr ,  ujioii the pr-ople lo make   an   ex-I  hibii, and -end with it   some one j  lamiliai  w ith Ihe count ry   in   or- J  flei  to explain   lo   \ i-iUii's   whal |  \\<- have and   w li.it    w'   are   cap  abl" of producing.  READ.  I j O  O ��  Groceries, Dry Goods,  Boots and Shoes,  Hardware, Crockery,  i i  Giant Powder, Fuse, Caps,  JESSOP'S STEEL f GENERAL STOCK OF  MINERS'     SUPPLIES  Wholesale Dealers In  Wines, Liqwors and Cigar's  Cumberland o Blacksmith  Supplies,   Drill   Steel,   Etc.  Coal.  f Fuse  Mining  THE   LARGEST   STOCK   OF   HARDWARE, iX EAST  KOOTENAY.     * .        '   *     . "''''"'. ���''"*      '*  I  I^ife    Association   ��fJ  TORONTO,   ONT.  ?)  v.  Issues an unconditional accumulative policy, which guar-  fft antees  extended  insurance or a paid up policy after two (L.  ���}�� years.        It. is absolutely free from restrictions i'rom dale wK ���>  m of issuance, and has but one condition, viz: w*  That the Premium Shall be fPaid.  l''in' fiu-llici* informal ion :i|)])l,v to lh<?  hoild  nllii'c. 'I'oi'onlo. or  I lie  local ayunl. ' ' ,  A. L. McDcrmot,  P. 0. Box 4. . FQTir STRELK,   li. G.  ^^5*3  4-1���iW  . v*c-,  Port steem  Meat Company  FKE811   and   SALT   MEATS   ALWAYS  ON  HAND.  R0BS0N & ROGERS, Prop's.  Fresh Halibut.   Salmon. Salmon Trout.  Bologna  Sausage,  liuilcr and Yjggs.    Fish .and Game in Season.  AOKN'J'S    l-'OW    SCKLITZ'S  4EKK.  THE PROSPECTOR.  McMillan Fur & Wool Co.,  Hlgl  No'Commission Cha  Immodinte Roturns  r  ^200-212~ FIRST  'MINNEAPOLIS,   -r-   M8NNES0TA.  Shipments" Sdlicitedrf"^,4 Write' foVCircular.  Riverside Avenue,  Fori Steele, B.C.  SHEEP CREEK, B..' G.- . ,:"k. J. HIGBYE, Proprietor.  i  1 ���   First-class Accommodation for Travellers.   - -  Kveryfhing   Ne\y ,  The  Windermere  Sla.iie  Slops  Both   Goino'  and   ("'oinin��-.  ���i   w THE PROSPECTOR, FOKT STEELE.  P,, 0., JULY  1,  1800.  @Dit�� flfxo&psx&ov:.  SATUUDAY, JULY 1, 181MI.  FIRST    SHIPMENT   MADE.  Del  ft  ft  One Carload of Ore   I'rom   the  phinc Goes to the Trail  Smelter. '  By the   Duchess  on   ihe  21st  . in.st there arrived the first shipment of ore froin.the Windermere  district���the  torerunner  of  the  ��� many millions of tons which Unit  district will produce in the near  future,   says   the   Golden   Era.  The' ore is a high   ^rade  galena  and   .the shipment consisted  of  about 359  sacks  milking  a carload.    Tim shipment has gone to  the C. P.   li.   smelter at Trail.  The ore was loaded at Athelinar.  The Delphine has thus the 'record oi' being tho first shipper  in  ihe   Windermere   district. ,    As  showing   the  enterprise  of  the  proprietors the ore  had   to 'be  packed  all   the   way   1'roin" the  mine  to  the  landing,   some   2H  miles.    Messrs. Kiinpton, Stark,  and Harrison'were the first mine-  owners in North East Kootenay  to systematically develop their  property and place it on  record  as a shipper, and Unit they succeeded in doing so in the face of  the  many 'difficulties  has   been  most creditable  to   their  enterprise. *' . ; t  as in the hitter  w  ways been higher.  have  al-  The County Court.  A brief session of the County  Court was held on Tuesday last,  Judge Forin presiding. Most of  ihe cases'were settled or held  over until next term.  Letters of administration were  issifod in the matter of the following estates: John Lewis,  John William White, Sydney  Gordon, Walter IJorridge and  John Olsen Reshang.  Mines Tributary to Fort Steele.  r  k:  o The Perry Creek District.    ,  .Notwithstanding1' the     faint  praise bestowed upon the Perry  creek district by the Provincial  mineralogist in his  last report,  the interest in  the  district  has,  not abated one particle and "the  owners,of claims  are  going on  With development  the same as  though no report had been made.  Trie people interested have great  faith'that the district" will ? ultimately prove all that  has  been  claimed for it. 0   .  1 in or.der to demonstrate  what  there is in that section the Koote-  iiay t Perry  Creek   Gold  Mines.  Limited, of London,  Eng.,   purpose to go on with- extensive development on__ their   properties  thisTsummer, and will.employ  a  larae  force  in  prosecuting  the  work.     The  work  so far done  has'been for the  most part, on  'the   surface,   tlie deepest shaft.  not being more than 8i> or 40 feet  deep. '   The present plans are to  ^determine   the   extent ^of   the  veins.    The property will be explored by  deep levels,   as   the  greater value is supposed to 'exist at depth.   The surface quartz  is all' free  milling,   aiid  should'  this character of quartz continue  to'the lower levels a large stamp  mill  will   be   placed   upon.' the  'property.    The claims are about  25 miles  from  Fort  Steele  and  six miles irom the Old Town, on  the main series  of  ledges  existent on Perry creek.  A number of men, have gone  np to the property to put'up suitable buildings.- ���  . , Public School Meeting. ��  A meeting of the ratepayers  was held at the school house on  Saturday last. Dr. Watt occupied the chair and 15. J. Cann  was made secretary. The an:  nual report and accounts were  submitted to the meeting and  adopted. Robert Mather, was  elected trustee as a successor 'to  IP. McVittie, whose term of off  lice expired. The affairs of ihe  school are in a nourishing condition The school roll shows  the names of IKPchildrcn with an  average attendance of ;"���('> tor the  yeiii'"                 wiii'iti:  Si'IUA'IlMJ. JJIUEC'IION  Wiisii Creek norlli ,  I.PlAls I'l'KOk   .        llflllll  Tracy Cieek.      ..north. ..  Slx-MilcCm-k   .north.  l'"oiii-MIlt;('icuk.norlli  MuusCiirk  ...Jiorthiasl..'  Lost, Ch'uU   IIoi susliooC'ii nj on.e.i-.t  Hull IHvui southeast  Hull Hl/vi...    norihi'.ist.  Skimkuni Chuck.noi ill  St. Jliiry's l.:i leu., west.. .  Moyie J.akf .... S.S.W.  Mil I'll Ci et'k N.N. W..  Wild HoihC Creek   Tlu-io flii-litii(;��s arc  Irom Fort SU'cle.  .U1M-S.  , ..14 ...  !������!     .  . . ��*   ..   4..  . (I .  . J-J. .  ..   1(1  .   il  .��)...  . IT.  . ,W.  I to lo.  NO.  1.0. A'J lo>'s  ...     12  . .  m  . So  in  . .. is  ,.   10  n  .   ic  .    :to  . Ml-'  . ..MS*  ...no  Wi  IKi  UNDERTAKERS  % EMBALMERS  J'rcwni mlilies'. MAGOS i HUCHES  < ip]io-.ii<- liauk of commerce  CKAXJtKOOIi.  'i'elet'r.ipli oider.s jiiomptly aiiemled 10  in  it direi-i  line  wmi; iiiitKcrrio.w      iiistam k.  hi. I'tih't-iie '   ...SS.W.    ..       120 miles  NdilliSt.irsiiKl.Stilli'.uii N.N.W IH y  Dull Uhei- .Mines .    .       .SJi .      12 "  *lliill Khi'i Mines       .       N.K 10 "  I'vi.uiilil Kool'-n.iv Okjiiji ,\\r.    ..        . ;HI "  IlililileMInu K    .... h "  l-'MWIu Mine    , N.N.1C     !l "  Coniiiiiito Mine N ':.. ii "  Doilollroup N I' "  Colossal Oionp N       H  llll.' Chlcl drnup . N K "  IMpcml Okiiii X       ,S "  Wild Iloisu (ju.irt/. .Mini's h "  WIMlloisei'laeer .Mines' 4 "  "The mines mi   Hull Jllvi-r M this poim Hie  H'.ieheil 11mil Wild HoiseC'reek.  H. W.  To  a  I have  As to the Eight Hour law.  .1.  O.   Thompson  of  Cariboo,  one of  the  best known mining  men of the interior, was in Vancouver a few  days  ago.  ,    World reporter he said:  lived in Kootenay since IM):") and  1 have never  seen  anything  so  seriously  effect  fhe   mining  industry as   that  eight-hour  law.  you people down here don't  realize it.    The papers in the interior say very  little  about it   because they don't want to give the  country a bad name.      But here  this legislation is introduced and  without   anyone   knowing   anything about it beforehand. .Even  Hon. Mr. Hume's fastest i'riendb  before the election  are  op posed  to  this.      Deals   are    dropping  through every  day  and   capital  simply won'i come into the country.   From a financial standpoint  tho condition of affairs is terrible.  A.year ago there were 1,000 tons  of ore a, day going out of Sandon,  which  is only  'one  part  of the  !Sloca��i.'    Now not one  mine  in  the.Slocan is at  work".    ��� Everything is, closed down, all   onac-  ,count of this  law'.     The  condi-  (.'tion  of  affairs  is  different., between 'Rossiand and the Slocan.  Mines About Kimberley.  There is,considerable 'activity  in tlie vicinity of Kimberley just  at' present, a large .amount r of  work is being douein'the development of the different properties.  The Kimberley Consolidated  Mining Company, who own a  group of claims on Sullivan Hill,  are doing considerable work, a  number of men being employed.  Another shaft is'being sunk on  the vein. This work will be continued to the 100 foot level be-'  fore cross cutting,is commenced,  a whim is now on the-ground- to  be used in this work.  The^development on^this property  so far consists of a cross  cut  tunnel   now in'  HO feet, two  shafts,'46 and *2(>feet deep,' be-,  sides several open' cuts to deter-1  mine the extent of the ore body.  ',   T. H-. Violet, whose claims lie  east of  the 'Kimberley Consolidated    property,  has   struck;," a  body of pyrrhotite ore carrying  gold silver, and copper. -   This-  ore bears a close resemblance to'  that of the  Stemwinder.     The  vein as uncovered is  about  five  feet wide.  The, Carbonate, owned by  Chisholm and "associates, had a  number of men at work during  the past month' in development.  So far it is opened upiby numerous open cuts along the vein.  The owners have in this way opened up an ore chute 120 feet  long, showing clean galena in all  of the openings.  Dickman's property, the Black  Bear and Mabel, one mile south  of Kimberley. is showing up well  a, three foot vein'of clean galena  having been uncovered.  J. Houghton, ,the new manager of the Sullivan group, has  uncovered a large body of concentrating ore on the Com.  The Hastings syndicate will  put a large force of men to develop their claims lying between  tho Sullivan group and North  Star. ��� ,  On the 1-lank Eller claim on  CJreeii Mountain, a curious combination of mineral has been encountered six foot from the surface, the quartz carrying galena,  and native copper.  Tt is said that fhe North Star  people have '4~> or 40 men now at  work on their property.  The Money Some Men Make.  fiasT Max: '-Ifi-lli.! Hill, what mv  you th'ivino- at Uk-m- da.ys>. you m-oiii lo  ho on the jiiui]) all liie 'lime and walk  as tliotiH'li you hud important l)tisiii(>s  on hand." . ,,  ; Rkcoxo Man: ������Well, the fact is,  Jui'k. a little pi-ohpurity pul> the drive  in a man. f have Mi'iielc a' position at.  la-i. alter :t year ol hard hiuk. which is  panning our lifetwale."  First Man: "Well, ihax's. your  luck, for I am dointr mighty little these  "days.    But what have you struck?''  Skcond Man: -'J have taken a'lmok  ajiency from The 13radley-GaiTetsou  Company Limited of' Kruntfoi'd. Out.  They have been sit. me for,months to  canvas, but I laughed at the idea, and  a I. last, they made me a good oiler, M}, 1  thouirlit I'd give it ti trial. J hiivejbeeii  at llii"\voi'k,now two months, and 1 like  it lir.st-rate. arid,am; jjoinji'  lo  stick  to  ir-'-"      . '   *    .-     ' ���  '   ���  Kikst Man: "day Hill, do you'think  1 could do the work, for 1 saw the ad-  vei t-isemeiit of this linn yesterday, for  inrti,o��iiien."  Si icon o Man: "I don't see why you  could not. hut write and got ,thein" to  make you an oiler." ,r<       ,  ' Fihst Man: "Thanksi old man. 1  will, and I'll let you know how it turns  out.'' , ' ' ,   i  WANTED!I  i ,        n  Five young . meiiu to travel, who would  not object spending- part -of their  time at canvassing.    References.  Bradley Garretson Co., Ltd.  ,      '       ������ Brantfoku. Oni  NOTICE.  I hereby Kite notice that thiity il.iys aflci  date 1 intend lo apply to the ChieJ Commissioner of Lands and Works. V'Icturl.i. H. C. for permission to pmeliuso the follow in;,- piece of un-  oeeupled mid nun-served Crown lands situated  on Wild Hoi.sf creek adjoinini,' the Cummings'  block r*fi, Group 1, about two mile* from Kurt  Steele. IIckiuiiIiik ul ihe southwest corner,  llieiiccMihaliiscuM,, thence 80 ch.iins north,  thenee Wlcliaiiis weM, tlienie WI ehaiiis south,  thence lollowlnj.' bank of \\'ild Horse creek for  the west line to point of coimncn0e:nenl. Con-  muiliiK in all 'Mi) m-ri s more or less,  II. L.. AHMK'.  O.-m-il ut l-'ort Stei'lc, li. C, this aJth day ol  May. ISWI. -��W<7  STRAYED.  I^rom tho ranch of tlie undei'sig-ned.  al Swansea, on '2"ih May. one cow. ten  years old. one horn somewhat shorter  than the other, had when she left  Swansea a s'lnall new'boll attached to  neck by strap���color light red.   ��  A'n,\ person harboring said animitl  unless ads'erlisiiig. the same will be  proseciiled.  / U. J. TUHNEK.  NElDiG BRO'S..  G0NTRAGT0RS and  BUILDERS  HOUSK AND SUSN J.'AINTINC  CArX'i:MINING iimll'AI'KR IIANOINO  FORT STEELE. B.  C.  lS/"\ All   work ijromptly done.  DREW,  Proprietor.  Fort Steele.  The  ole nterna  R. Ci. SHIER, Ti1rST5T'    QT'Tr,,l?T T?  i'KOI^lK'J'UH. XUJX1       Ol��!j��iIjJJj.  Js ;i lar^o and Attractive Hotel of Quiet J��]cg;im*c'in  its Apppintmont.s. with' ;i Cu.sine, of Superior  r      ' l1<      fixcellence.  HOTEL    WINDERMERE  ,wintoi:umkiu:, h c.  J. A. STODDART,  PROP.  The   Finest,   Hotel in   Kast  Kootenay  Everything New    ���  Cuisine Unexcelled  OVBHl.OOKlNi;       W1N1>KKMK11K      LAK'B  f.   -  Si'-  FINE   SUMMER    RESORT  Good  "Boating*  and  Fishing.  '  LARGE   A1CD   COMMODIOUS  COMMERCIAL-MEN.  ���SAMPLE   ROOMS   FOR  Everything New. First Class and up to date ���   .  In Every Particular.  HEADQUARTERS   For Travellers and Mining Men.  Restaurant -open day and -night.  -NOTICE.  Nonce is hereby gnen tluit iipplivHtuin 1ms  bt-en maile lo tlie Iloiiumlile tliu Minister of  1'iiUlic Woi'Ks. -vs It ti whom phms havt been deposited, for permission to ciect .i brlilue,' with  a suitable iluvr spun. o*. ci the Uiiper Columbia Hiver. ut, n point known :ts the Salinoii  Heils. ' r  ]���*. CAUTKU-CO'l'TON.  Chief Comiinssioner of Lands &. Works  Lands and Works Dcpiiilnieiit.  Vielomi, II. C. Idtli June. IK*!'.      -M-��.  HUGH   WATT,  M.   D., C. M.  Consul Ut lion noil  apcvkil I'raeUw Only  OFFICE'  HOURS-1   TO   3   P.M.  | Fishing Tackle f  4fe Stool Rods �� Fish Baskets  Bamboo Rods  Grimhean Rods  Landiim' Nets  ALL    KINDS    OF  Broilie.  hi   ealls hliould   ;ro   To   J)r.  T. H. TAYLOR, C E.  PROVINCIAL   LAND   SURVEYOR  Surveys  ot  Mines., etc.  Mineral   claims. Ko.id.s.  ���WIXDKKMICI'K   li. (.'  Oeo. S. MeCarter. .1. A. Il:n\ey  HARVEY & MoCARTER  Hhi'i-IaI'iv.   S��(ii:lttivt!,   Nulnrii's  Pulilii;.  Coim-i/onci:- tlr.  "'     FOKT  STKELK.  13.  C.  KKVKLSTOICK S'1'ATION iin.KJOLOI'.V.  COLLECTIONS       PROMPTLY      MADE.  ���Jf In fact a complete sportsmans paradise.  Ii. J. SCOVIL  MiNiNo itKoivrci:.  .VOTARY l'l.'IlLIC  "It is a startling' fact thru, almost  without  exception,   the   adulterated  teas are dangerous to healtli.    Some  of tliem are actually poisonous."  ���N.   V. flrrald.  Yes; some���not all. But  that isn't the point. You  drink tea because you like  it���-not 'because it is trood  i' ^  for yOU.    ;: '':'-,'::.  The wholesome i tea is  also the best-tasting: Sch/l-  Img'-s Best���-3,t grocers' in  packages.   ,��� j;''..       j  A Scliilling:& Company '  San l-'rancisco ��� ' ^07     I  Kt-nl r.st.ite ainl Oein-i.il Axeiit  "�� WINDERMERE,    B.    C.  Corn niiomlt nee SnliciU tl.  E. J. WALSH, C. E.  11. CAN. SOC  C.  I*..  J-'ounerlv on ein-'iiieeniiL' stall ol llepnia-  i.ient Kailuajs and Caniils. Camilla, and liwe  Diieelorof the Public Woiks IJepm inient of  the T.cewsii'd Islands.  Surveys. 1'lans. Kstimatks ami  IJKi'OR'i'S tor Storage Reservoirs. Filter Beds. "Water \Vol���k^. Sanitation.  Sewerage a nil Land Draiuaye. Irj'i^a-  tion. I'ublie Roar^ ami Bridge*, J tail-  ways, Tramwavo Arc  Ottawa', Ontario  and  Port Steele, B. C.  *  *  *  *  �����������  ���*>  Prospectors anil Minors should sec the display ol"  Compasses,   Mineral   Glasses,   Spectacles.   Eye   Shades.'  Shields and Smoked Glasses.  Knglisli Flies ���*$*  t"'as(iii<f Linos   '*jjf  ,   Reels <&*  LINES ^       *fc  HOOKS $r  ARTIl*MCL'\L   UAITS^  EyeX  ���1-  My..-stock oi' Toilet Soaps is complete and tho vtiriotv jjf  in l.his \'me is astonishing'. '' V  Pioneer Drug Han  FORT  STEELE  A. W. BLEASDELL, Graduate Ontario Collcaeut I'liarma.-v^-  HOMK   RESTAURANT  'Icjirapliic adilres.s:  WAl.Slf. O'l  -\\VA.  MRS. AMME,  Prop.  Fruit #   Coni'ectibnery  #������  Notions of all kinds.  CIGARS and TOBACCO.  iitx  NOTICE.  IV   -rilli COUNTV COUI1T Ol'*   JvOO'l'KNAY  noi.nr.N at foht S'n;i:i.i.;.  1 (M>. SU or I8HII )  111 llir. 111:11 Li-r of .lolin Uculs Wilson <le-  li'.lslll .mil III Hie 111:1 iter of ilnj '-onioiul Atl-  iiiniisti.itois  Aci '   il.iii'il  the lOih iluv of M.n  |s.|.|  Cp..ll     I...1.I11.K'     tin-   allliliiviLs     of-  l.-'riuik  Willlaius .-1 ml .laniiiK 1-Vi-Ktisoii Ai-mslroiii; ll Is  ordered,   tlml    .liinies     l-'eivuson   Arinsii-ontr,-  onii'.lnl Ailiiiiiiist.i-iili.ii- for Ihe County nflvoote-  n'iiy. shall In- AdiiitiiLsinitoi-nr iill anil singular  lh.- j.'ooi.ls. cli:iiti.|.s 1111.1 i-'reilils' ni .lolin  T.i'wK  j U'llsnn ili-ei-iisi;il. mill .Dial Hils ('inli-r ,l|<- "|mli-  j hshril in 1 \vn roiiseeiitivi." weokjy, issii.-s' ,,|'   lh,,;.  I ' I'l-dspei-toi-" ii'iiewspapci- ]iiili!ishi-,j  :it . l-'orl  .Sleek', in iln.'Omiiil.v of Kofil....n;iy.   .  ' . (S��il) '.I.' A. POIOX. .1. ,  C'l-efliloi-s iiii.il. ol.liei'  eliiiiliniits  sh.iiil.l   liie  tlieireliiiiiis tt-it.li .1   I*. Arii'isiroiij.'. oilleinl  A<1-  iiiliilslriili'i'. l-'nri Su.-el'.!. 11. 1'. L'l--.1:!  KIMPTON   &   PITTS  windi-:rmeui-:# uonai.i")  General Merchat-its  Mining supplies a Specialty  Alinors ��oin�� norlliwanl via Oiuioc River Routii will tinil ii a Inrft'e  hiivinc and convenience 10 procure their supplies at   Donald.  SOLE  Af.'EXTS for  Canton. Steel Coiiipan'v  Winilenuei'c; (iolilen ;uk! Donald  ���   ;     .Milling .Divisions...'  Agents  at  Windermere  for the California Giant Powder Co. TDK PROSPECTOR   Fui'll   STEELE, li. C, JULY J, 18��y.  ^to %fV08p��Ct0X:<  satukdav, .iui.iV i, isw.  From    tho  Mining-    and  Press.  Scientific  r>o class of men in  new  milling regions do more to retard tlie  development of mines than those  who stake all  tho  ground  they  can possibly cover regardless of  the law or the rights  of others.  Those    who  would   locate   and  work on  claims if   they   could  have the opportunity are unable  to buy out these wholesale locators and do not wish to take issue with them at law for obvious  reasons^ though their case would  in most instances bo won in the  courts.    Local rules should limit  the number of claims which one  person could locate.  The average cost of the production of gold is lower--atj the  present time than atfanyftime' in  history, and, as a result, a decided impetus is given the gold  mining industry ..Attempts to  work low-grade ores, where failure resulted a few years ago, aro  now meeting with success as a  result of the changed condition'.  A further advance in the price  of silver is .predicted by some  who are  looked   upon a.-   good  conies Assistant Freight Agent  of Ihe Western Division; Jiead-  quarlors, Winnipeg; district extends from Port Arfhur lo Calgary.  Allan Cameron receives appointment of Assistant General  Freight Agent of tlie Pacific Division^ embracing lines west of  Calgary. His headquarters to  be at Vancouver.  F. W. Peters will become Assistant General Freight Agent  of Kootenay and Boundary creek  District,   with   headquartors at  F L  Nelson. -_    _  Of Interest to Miners.  In drifts the bottoms of which  are soft and wet, sills should be  placed-'to afford' firm support to  the posts of tlie drift sets.   ,  Quicksilver is obtained ou the  Pacific coast from four minerals���  cinnabar, metaciniiabarite, native  quicksilver and t'einannite (mercuric selenide). This latter occurs in Peuto couuty, Utah.  ��� The development of a mine is  exploration. The stoping, and  working of a mine after it is de-,  A-eloped is exploitation. A good  maxiin in mining is keep'exploration well in advanceof exploitation. ,  A normal fault is one'in which  the haiiuinsr wall has sunk rela-  Port    Steele  Brewing   Co.  FORT STEELE, B. C,  MANUFACTURERS     and     P.REWERS    OF    EXTRA   FINE  BEER  PORTER  MINING MACHIMY  COMPLETE    PLANTS  , r  Ready for prompt;'Shipment IN OUR ROSSLAND WAREHOUSE  ' M  BOILERS  HOISTS  Rand  PUMPS  BUCKETS  CARS, WHEELS  and AXLES  Wire Kopc and Supplies  Compressors  Drills  SOLD   BY   'THE    BARREL,    KEG   OR    BOTTLED  liottlcd beer for family use a specialty  OUTSIDE ORDERS OLV'EN STRICT # PROMPT ATTENTION  Write for Estimates and Catalogues  JENCKES MACHINE CO.  CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO.  ROSSLAND,   B.   C.  R: MLNDLNIIALL, Manager,  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  P. O. BOX 812  TELEPHONE  NO. J  authority. Tho'reason given for I lively to tho fool wall.' und a re-  this happy anticipation is lar^e j verse or trust fault is one in  ly increased u.-.e in arts arid man- (which the hariirixi��r wall side ha>  nfacliii'L-s due to tlie low price of |moved upward relatively m tlie  silver, and the greatly extended) foot wall.  use of the metal as a circuhuinir! h has been asserted that all  medium r in   Oriental   countries jjynte 'contains" gold   in   some  amount,  but  careful  tests have  Sick & Williams, Prop's.  -now about beiug opened up, particularly in<,Ghina.  ." German papers i*oint out that  Germany has everything to lose  and nothing- ro ��ain by a war  with any nation. The German  coast bein^r of limited extent,  would nc-t be difficult  to   block-  _ ado. .Enormous sums have been  sunk in harbor improvements,  Hamburg alone having spent  nearly �� 100.01)0.000 on her clocks  and depots during the past quarter of a'century, from which expenditure returns are only now  ��� beginning to be received. ,. .,,  There is usually a vast 'difference in curronl   reports  I'rom  a  * mine'that  is   being  booiicd',' by  1 every ��� conceivable device for  .what, c'aii hi*,made in a- slock op-  oration and one which is worked  for'what (here is actually in il.  A gi'fal deal of^free advertising  has recently been given a noted  mine local ion in Ihe Northwest.  Statements of fabulous values'  are commonly made, in connection with enormous breadth of  ore bodies. Tho papers are full  of it. r .Duriiiic the lasl four  mouths a large force of men has  been reported engaged in development workaud have succeeded in sinking a small shaft (50 feet  in soft rock. lnh comparison  with this is a gold mine in the  Southwell    which    for    months  lv past has shipped'several hundred thousand dollars monthly  and yet its name in print is a  rarity. , These two make a decided contrast.  Tacoma Smelter to be Enlarged.  The Tacoma smelter has" refused lo'enter the big smelter  trust and is preparing instead to  double Us present capacity, mak-j^, cl.V!s,.,JflI(jformi  ing it the larirent. smeller wesl ol j  Denver.    Negotiations are peiid- j  ing between the  owners  of  the'  .smelter al Kvereltand   tin-   pro- j  meters <>i the smelter irusi.    As  yet   no    deli nil e    arrangements  have   bee"   made   whereby   the  Everett   smeller   will   join    the  trust.    The Tacoma -melier now  has a capacity of If"' urns daily.  With proposed improvements  it  will be able to   handle  ofi't  tons i  been' madeby some of the most  expert chemists of the United  States Geological Survey and  pyrite frequently found which  showed no trace of gold.       ,    ,  A simple fissure vein is one  having' well defined,, walls, a  nearly straight or slightly curving- strike and dip. Pieces of  the country rock are often included, as though they had fallen into an open crevice. _ Such  a vein as this not infer-  qucntly has a banded structure.  This the tyjie of vein frequently  figured in text books but not  often-seen in nature.' ���-   .  Where shafts are sunk through  ground which is not solid enough  to  afford' good support to   the  timbers   by   wedging,    roachers  should be put in every 80  to  r>0  feet.     These are   let   into   the  walls, the ends resting on hitches  cut deep enough to hold, and the  timber     firmly    wedged.      The  plates of the shafts rests on these  reachers at   intervals and   they  support the weight of the several sel above as far  as  the  next  readier, oral least such  weight  as there may be.   This keeps the  shafts, set firmly  in ])lace.   and  there is little danger of collapse.  Not infrequently one reads of  and hears of dykes of .quartzite.  QuarUite is a metamorphic sand  rock formed by an infiltration of  some cementing  material,   such  as iron, carbonate of lime, or silica,   usually  the  latter,   and  in  many if not  in  all  cases  where,  silica is the cementing  material  a secondary enlargement of  the  individual grains  of sand   making up the,rock mass has oceur-  ed, each grain taking on  a  nor-  The envelopes of silica which surround the  grains coming in contact with  j'each other fill nil tho inlersticial  spaces unci lonn a firm solid rock  so it will be -.oen that qiiartzhe  is in no sense a dyke rock. These  beds ol quarlzitf* are sometimes  also called reels, which is a more  appropriate term.  CARLIN  & DTJRICK  GENERAL  Fort  .   Steele,  Sole Agents for the  MERCHANTS  Eest  Kootenay.  Mfwwwwrwwmmwww?$ffwmmwwmmwwwmfls  In.'HANSON. I  General Merchant AND  Liquor Dealer.  Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber.      A large assort-,  ' nient of seasoned Lumber and-Shingles always '  "   ��� l    on hand. ,  S=   '        DIMENSION"     LUMBER,  SPECIALTY.       ,   Z3  I;     HfflSfl. ������-���- B.G.      i  iiiiiiiiiiiijiwimiaiiwiiiiiiiiviiijiiiijiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiwiniiiijif  canton Sim  COMPANY  DON'T    FORGET  This Steel is guaranteed to be equal to Jessop's or Firths an all  Hard Rock- Work.   ������''. , .   ,'  Solk A(JEXXS  "Fioi.i:   Agksts  Crow's Nest Goal *��,  Giant Powder Gomnanu.  The Steele House  Mining Supplies a Specialty.  W  E  S  T  GREAT  Northern  Railway,  E  S  First   Class   Brands  of  Liquors   and, Cigars.       Headr  quarters,     for     Mining     Men.        Commodious  Sample   Rooms.        Best   Cuisine  in- the       ;'  West.       Modern   Conveniences.  ' <> Home   Comforts,  D. McNeish  Proprietor.  Commercial Hotel  *  daily, making it the  e*.t in the country.  iecond lar;  C. P.; B. Appointments.  Three more new appointments  in j.he Freight Department of  the Canadian Pacific Railway  have been made. A circular was  issued from the office of Mr ���,('���..  .M. !.{os\vqrl.h, General Freight  Manager,' announcing -the following appointments:.  ,(.��.��� II. Sliavv.iof- Winnipeg,  be-  JfOTlCE.  'I'.iK'i- iiiitji-i- ili.-ii .t nicciing <>l IM'-  Hoard nl Liccn-" < Vimini���ioncr- for  .->nuifi K.i-i Kiioi��'ii.i,\ will l��- held ;it  I.Iik ('diii'l Hoii.->e, ill' I in: luivn ol Kurt.  Steele fin tl).- .'NHh day of' .hmc, I��!��!!.  ;il Lin: ' liini;- (if c)i-y;i-n o'clock ��� in l.llc  forenoon, lo co)i.si(l.<-i;i lie following application- for Liquor l,iccn-c.-:  I..   Van   I.lci-.jii-.   < Van I iron k:   .Joseph  (.'on-igiui,, (.'r.'iii.lii-onk:    II.   W.   Orow,  KiHilicrlcy: John L. (.'at'-H. Kimlierley:  .];is.   Ciu'i'oll.    Kimlicrlc.v;    Al.    .Mul/C.  Tracy   ('j-.-ck ���;ni'I   ('',rorx<:    I (o^yarl li.  Rlko. ; '  If, \V. Il.AIIM'IS.  ('Iiicf License /nsjiccUn*.  TIIK SUKVKYOIt'S OIIAIX JIADJ-: IT TIIK SIlORTJiST  TUAXSCOXTISF.STAT, HOUTK.    .  Tt it- Hie mo-ti moflurn in equi]Miiont: it Is tliu Iienvii'st railed line:  'it has.'a rock -ballast road lied: it, c.L-osbos no .-.and dc.soi't..s: it m>   built  without a land grunt or "-ovci'iime.nt aid: it it. noted for com'to��y of its  employe-.: it i- the only line ~i'r\-inj;''incjiK on the h la carte plan.  THROUGH TIIK CICAMUvST SCKN'KKV IX AMKKICA  "      IJV   DAVIJf.'HT.    '  Kor FOKT STKKIJO and the HAST ICOOTI���:^*A^' .MINKS. Weekly  Stage   t'i'oin  Ivali.sjiell.    Steamboat eoinimiiKcation.s from Jonniiig.-.  ilurhi" Slimmer.    Quickest and  Mo.-1  route to all part- of the United  State-.  Ka.-tern ('anada and  Ktiropo.  For map-, ticket.- and complete information call or addre--  iieare.-.t ayent or  Baker Street, Cranbrook. B. C.  Conducted   on   the   ESuropeaM   P*lo��t  C.C.'.DIXO.V.f.'onci-a!  .Spokane    Wa-h.  .���nl.  .WIMTKKV. C. I', and  T.A  SI. Paul. .Minn.  "MTTNSON NO. 2.  99  WELL    APPOINTED   CLUB    ROOMS  l>est     Wines     and     Liquors     at     the     Har  ,^\. m^^\. ^V ^y ^\ Jf\, ^\ ^V ^\. Wi ^\ fT" -,{\^V ^V\^\v ffv i^*-, ^*n^��, <^\ ��W ^fi,j9^\^t^^\  The Best   Writing Machine  tin:  o.N'i.y  INTERCHANGEABLE  STEEL TYPEWHEEL  Kb.  antlv  lllnsiraled  Free.  ('atalogne  Address Edgar   A. Hill, Manufacturer, 94-96Wendell Street, Chicago,  M  M  M  m  m  1  1  m  m  m  Queen^s Hotel.  Two Commodious Sample Rooms for Commercial Men  MA(.'<;A(:K Tb'AiYSFKKf'KI) FItKK  HOT ,t:,C0U.> BATHS  HATES $2 J'EI! DAY.  I 6. Greene, f ropnetor.  GOLDEN, J3. C.  m  m  m  m  m  m THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, R. C, JULY 1. l^iifl.  ���?���?  1#5 ^f.�� ^f*  *���*   *���"   *���*   *#.*   *���,*  *f.��   �����*  *������   *f.*   **#*  *|*   ��f��  *4��    ��|��    ��(��    ��A��r    *4*    ��A'     *1*    ��#'     ������*     ��i*    ���(��    fe#*     ��������    ��fti  *J��.    *|*    'fa.    *����    *f��    ��fa,     ��|��    ����t     *�����.    ��|��    ��f��    ������.    ��{*    ��g,  *  THE   CAPITAL   OF   LAST   KOOTENAY  ��������� *  *  .|. ��|. .��. .|. .e�� .*. .��. .��. .��. .��. ii. ,i.  'f- ��i�� ��0�� -������  '������� �������� *#�� ���������  '*- -�����  ��������� ���������  ������^ *l��  s^r*gt  ���7��TT��T  �������� ���!���  ���I" *#*  *  FORT STEELE TOWN SI  The only Government town in the District  WATCH THE PROGRESS OF FORT STEELE  I The Hub of the  !&;  FORT STEELE  District  The Center ot  Population  p  Mining center of  the district  |- Rich Placers on Wild Horse, Brewery and Fisher creeks.     Since 1864 $25000000  in gold has been taken  out of Wild Horse.  ��   Sole   headquarters   for   Tracy, Wasa, Lewis, Wolf, Wild Horse, Maus   and Lost  .'���,_' creeks.   The highest grade ore camp inB. .C.   '  fteafl Of NaViOatiOn On tlie Kootenay River  1 Daily Stage between Fort Steele and the Junction  The  Objective  Point of  Th  NORTHWEST  Northern  Ra  Choice resident and business lots 30x99 from $100 to $250.  titles guaranteed.    For Particulars Apply to  Easy terms  & A. Elton  jLj%.  jL ���  KW\  9 THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, JJ  C, JULY 1. 18D9.  me Canadian Bank of Gommerce  (HEAD OFFICE TORONTO.)  F��aid     wp    Capital     $6,000,000.  }lux. Or.u.   \. < ox.  1 ���*!���* ���i��lf nr. M. 10   W vj.ivi.if. (J*-n   .Mini.  Sterling Exchange Bought and Sold.  London Agents���The Bank of Scotland.-  CRANBROOK BRANCH, J. W. H. SMYTHE. Manager.!  C��he tyxozpsxtcic  SATL'llDAV", .IL'l.Y 1, lMiii.  For a good Shave. .Haircut or  Bath go to C 10 Adain's Barber  Shop and Hath liooms.    Success-.  LOCAL NEWS NOTES.  Will's celebrated Xa\ ,v Cut tobacco ai Hoop's Cigar Store.      *  Don gins  Corson  I I'M-Ml).)  OFFICE    I'im'in>.|(> Aii-iiin-'.  AV ;���/ Dour to lilt'ustU'll'.s Drufi Slorv.  ���    "        -        ��� i  Dr. Roddy makes a ionglhy'  slatoiixjiil' ol' his sid.eoi'the Moyie j  lownsite' trouble, in tlie last is-I  sup of (ho Loader. Ho dis-1  agrees entirely with P. A. O'Par-!  roi. How wilf th(! doctor ox-j  plain his connection with the  ICiniborloy townsile.  New wall paper at ('aim'.-..  !!.    L.   T.   Calbrailh   who   re  turned   Irom   Tobacco Plains on j  Wednesday, reimns that tho lirst j  Hjii.-jcojial   sei". ice   w;ft   hold   at i  the public .school room at Tobac-1  WIN��  Is now on the market and LOTS are  for Sale.  WINDERMERE is lh" MOST PRjTlJh'ESqiTKLY sitnaled (own in the ENTIRE BAST KOOT-  emop-um   >atn uooms     .*s,u-ees"  vlt   ���>,.,������.,  ,,���  Sunday   last. Air J ,,,v . v 'm^ni-i, ��������  sor to rhghwurden \- Son.       *       Calbrailh conducting theservice. | ''NA N   ms ' M(   '���  Situated'as !t is in the CBXTKR of the HKJHRKT (I KADE .MltfKKA L RET/I1 of BlilTfSH  A leiior regarding  the  eight    im.MMll.      '|'|���.   p,.,,,,-,,".  ���r   ,|,.,j !  hour law has been reeeived.     As'    ,t.tj,in aro liopinu (ha! n elefgv  the writer   omitted   to   atiix   his j ,���.,,,   m;iv   occasionally   be   sent , ,  name     to     the    comniuiucalion > t|mvn ,() minister to their spirit-   ruLl r.\ll il.V        11 will' be ihe PR I NOI I'Al. COMMKROf AL, SOCIA L and' KAI I,ROAD CENTER  newspaper ethics will  not  admit',ul| wants, i , , < ��� ,  of its publication.  ,,       . '. ,. ,    <       '���     .lohu   Kink   and   llarrv   Ciini-1  Ivepairing   ( hronograph    aii(l,m-||s VV(Mu u, Mull   river' vostor-J  The exterior of the Hotel   International is being treated to a j.^,^;,,.,,, W;lt(.hos ,������.  special-i .pV,  coat of paint     tt hen completed   tv     D   L' l5l.;ri.Sl!m,N. .l.-wcllor*       '  the front oi the notisO- will piv.s-    '   '  ent an attractive appearance.  ;of .North Kn.sl Kootenay.  . ���"    "    ' j     Co<>rgo, deary's   new Concord  K._L.  1. Calbranh and   Iv.   0. ; Couch   ha>  arrived   and   will be  A   F    UcDermot has  oeen ar��.  ",,l,'lu>--f "rat<�� r"ba���> !^"H |).M on the Port Steele and Cran  fv. i>. .wcui^niuiijun^iiiu. uji   on Monday and returned on Wed  pointed agent for tin-  Confeder  iition, Life Association of Toron  to. for the district of South East  Kootenay - f  oi  nesdav.  biook route.  \\ Toronto paper   is  authority  ' The celebration "at Cranbrook  todav will be,generally- attended  *L,Mr' -Plli!lil'I,> ,,r ' Tl,hiKrtv I for the statement that the .sum  I Plaius was ni town ' ���* few .lays, )f *Ai,.-,o().Ocn.) had been offered for  lairo.  i* ��� ,   -,- .   ..,        c,                    .        .   ;     E.  .1.  Walsh   went  ' b*\the ,nFort, Stcolc  vommpem I His Chi-f ou Wednesd  and on Tuesday next C-niubroojki    /  __.  ..���11     i i_              *..      cii       .-             I "��� i  THE SUPPLY POINT forl-lOWSR TIURT', TOPY, DUTCUT' LAW,  BOULDER and DUMBER  TWO Croelcs.' , ' " '.      0 .,  Large Lots  Wide Streets  the North Star''Mine and refused  i bv the owners.  E. .1.  Walsh   went   up  to   the1  ,  *lv- I     1*1   AL.   Panlus  agent   i'or   Hie  will be here   in   full  force  pre-1 ,   \...Ur��� F'   -         .,   .               ,,.. ' LW,��1'    Tf,"   ^'������z"hV   Coinpany  imred to ta'ke ,ome of tbe inizes    ,r J"^ .   u" ? %vlll!'-"i'1  UnN'? ." I arrived in the'city yesterday.   ,  p<uui iu unit oumt w mi I'1"--��� i iu��\sday   made   many 'inquiries;    ���  r���,     , ,     ,. '     I resrardinc the miiips in rlievk-in  1 he largest .stock oi spectacles  ������. of p(>1.t, Steele. " '   i  in town at Caiin's.  0 ft i.s understood that she races  on the Fourth will t&ko place oh  Riverside avenue. Nothing however has been done to put the  .street in irood condition.  (Jol. Henderson of =AIoyie   was  in the city yosterdify.   ��� '  I .,  ,    N(;w   i.s    the   time   to ' in.siire  against mountain   fever   and .ty  phoid.    Only *?:! a yc,-,ar and you  "���el Si.")  a   weclc.      M. A. P.ealo.''  O*- i ; y  agont.   ' '��� ' ,  The term of school clo.se'd for  the sninmei- vacation on Friday  last.'     , ,  ,    Try Kersha/ws' for 'new   fresh  fj-uit.   new candies,    new   tints.'  A party oisurveyor.s in charge;     c.   F.   Haninsrtoii    has   eiyht  ur   Kngiiieer  (^auvroau   are   en- (1110U now tlt WOJlrk ^n the Dinwnt  gazed m .surveying ihe lands of! ���T0U]> developiiiir the property,  the  H.   C. . Southern  railway   in. , a "__'__ .    "  the vicinity of Bull river. ��� *'       j     The   big   stage  wifl,'.leave the  ,    ,,   ,r     ,      Tl    ,     .��� I stage   office   for   Cj'anbroolc at  A. K.'Afacdonald. the  loronto   l!).-;Ju tin's morniny  Olobe representative,   has  gone  '" Poniie' ' " Alail a copy of ,Tijk Pkospec  ,   u   ,-,    ! ,. -   .     t        tok to your friends and let them  ���J. H. Lonklin.   .superintendent i'_ i���   'n .^^..i   n ���        n  ,-,.,,    r,-,       ��� ,-,      i    \i-  ���       r-       know all iiooul   tho  mineral   re-  of   he/lracv Creek  AJimns Co..   _ ,���,.., .,   ,. iUn ���,..  . ,  '������ ���    .      -       ,    ���    ..       ���   , sources'oJ the district,  was m town early, m the week-  PRICES RANGE FROM  $25.00 TO $200  .1. 11. Wilbur represenuint;- the  May Billiard rrable Co. of Toronto, i.s in town.'  ,  . , . .     Thomas Rade'r. one of the for-  iiewbutter, new laid eggs, homo  n)l,t. UWiler> of  Uie  Lake  Shore  group of mines at 'Moyie.  was  a  visitor  in   the   eitv   diirm"-   the  A full force is now working x��,i.  the  Noi'tl^ Star,    between   fifty  ,and sixty men  having  been  recently employed. ,  FOR FULL PARTICULARS ADDRESS   H. F.  I'inked:, bread,, calces   and   pies  in  "great variety.    Wo also sell California cider and wines. ���  -      "llKNKV   Kl-'II.SIIAU.  Mi.ss   l.iailey   principal   of   Ihe.  'l^ort ftteele school  loft   I'or   Victoria    on    Monday.       She    will  spend 11 it' v.icalion there visiting  fi'ieiid.s.  Imported  and domestic cigars  al Keep's Cigar Store. '  , The new veranda.being put on  the Hotel Windsor will be a  great improvement to that building. Th.' other improvements  contemplated will be completed  'in a short  lime.  ' If you want Fire.   Life  or   Accident iu.siirance. or a  profitable  investment   for $.*> a month, call  ��� on M. A. Heale.  F. C. Millar keop.s the only  oxclusm.'ly Hour and feed at ore  in thi.s section of the country.  Attention i.s called to his advertisement which 'appear- in another column.  WeOI\,    .     ,  Dr. Watt and F. A. Walsh are  the delegates to ihe meeting, ol  tin1 Kootenay Boards of Trade at  Kos.sland next Monday.  I;l C. Miller feels somewhat  disgruntled. E.'"A. Hilton went  away early in the week- and in a  playful mood put a sign in the  window bearing the legend   "Go  lo H "and in another window  a notice for people lo inquire  next door at the .Flour and Feed  store. Aff- Miller says it is carrying" a joke a little too far for a  man U> send people to his place  of business to be directed to Mr.  Elton's residence.  Don't fail to1" see tho greaftem-1  perancc    drama   at   the" Opera  House next Thursday evening.  The company of players who  will present "Ten Nights in a  Bar Room" on Thursday evening nexl have been specially  selected I'or the I rip through the  north wesl.  Windermere, B. G  Have your life injured with  tho Confederation ' Life Association, the only company that i>  suo.s an unconditional in-cumulative policy. A. L. McDermot is  Uiion t.  '    The  exterior   of   the   < Jovorn-  The programme arranged for  the sports on Tuesday next is a  most attractive one. and -will  bring people here from all over  ihe district. Cranbrook will bo  well - ropre-scn'ted and put up  strong teams in order to win the  prizes, if possible, offered for the  different events.  The banns ot the approaching  marriage of Alis.s , Elizabeth  Fletcher Read* of Pincher creek.  Alberta, and E. A. Ellon of 111 i.s  city, were published in St. John's  church last Sunday.  With   the   extensive  develop  ment buildin- is   beintr   l��"'Ht"(Lj,JKl���lo, sever.,|   mi���Uig   proper-  .   Itie.s   and   the   probable  installa-  Photograph Cameras at Csinn sjli())1 f(f ���,.������,, ���,,]]���. compressors  , ,      .        n i-'ind  hoistinir   machinery   in   the  In order to keep the dusi down   vi(.illilvo;    -.<���,.,   Sn-ele.   makes  merchant;, and others have   subscribed   a  sufficient   amount   to  keep the main thoroughfare constantly   wet    down.        Pat    11 ��� ��� - j  water'boss i.s doin-   the   -prink-j     A u- Lfll. ���:m ri,ll]OV(. his |jOW|.  ',n-- ; imr alley to ihe new buildingju.sl  , r.       , | put up next to the   Hotel   Wind- j Steele: Tuesday,  Thursdav   a,m  The t onlederation   Liie  Asso-[M)|..    Tin-alley will open   up foi 'j s  ,      , ,       '      ,  cialion   issues   an   unconditional   business on Julv H'ourlh      linn1   !'' ''  Tui-: PK'osi'KfjToii the best  advertising medium in the district  Hotel Arrivals.  IXTUKaVATlOXAI.: ���'L. EmsC.  Nelson: R. F. Parkinglon, Loop:  Thomas Racier. Moyie: C. L.  Knox. Spokuno: J. H. Conkliu.  Tracy: J. H. 'Wilbur, Toronto;  S. Awson. Bonners Eerry:  Charles Estmere, Kimberley: S.  .1. Graham, Winnipeg: A". ' C.  Carman. I'oronlo and E. M.  Pan I us.  "Windsor: ��� F. P. 1-logan. J.  Houghton,.). Cui-dulf and Mrs. T.  Harris Bartlett, Spokane: 0.  Kaufman, C. J. Rose. Alovie:  Chris Kollo. Kalispell: A. Rosen.  Cranston: R. D. Tui'iior.' Alont-  real: Mrs. J-ioineinan. Portland:  T. E. I-lollingsworth. Rosslaiul:  John Fonder. D. L. Anderson.  Kaslo: \\". F. Robei-lson. Victoria:  D. Esmond. Fori Macleod.  Arrival and Departure of Mails.  The, change of time in running trains has also made a  change in the arrival and departure of mails from Ihe JFort  Steele post office. For the convenience of tho public the arrival and departure of mails is given  below.  Auuivk:���From all points east  ol Fort Steele Junction: Monday,  Wodne.sflay and Friday at 7 p.m.  From all points west   of   Fori  Ce  For  points        we.sf  accumulative policy which is 'hi.;,*;!-,,,!   1(l   |jJ(.   i���,w|j|,ir   i(IIey  most liberal   life   insurance   con-1 ��,hooi uiir ga llerv  will   be   adilcd. ! Fori    Steele   Junction,   Monday  tract issued.    A...L.   McDerinot,   Mr. L,;l.  pi-oijose.-, .to *uial;o   the   .Wednesday and H'riday at :: p.m.  agent. ;. '"  place a popular resort. For  all   points    east   of   Fort  Steele Junction: Tuesday,  Thursday and Saturday at 8:I"i  a. m.    .       ���;''���.'  :!''��� If your watches or clock arc  a I'll id ed wi t h aiiy (;1 i ion ic a i linen I  take tfiein to the Watch .Hospital  opposite, the Post Office. ,A. cure  i.s guaranlecHl in almost every in-  , St. John'i Church of JSiifrlaiul.  Divine ser\'ice!M'ill be   hold   in  St.    John's    church  Strangers welcome.  r. 5i(i.  stance, and during c<(invalosonce j     Sunday -scliool   at   2-.n\\. p.in.  thii best of care will be given:    *  All the children invited.  ADVERTISE.  ..,'! IN"  THE PROSPECTOR.  DOMINION DAT  A magnificenl programme is being   prepared  consisting  of  Horse   Races Bicycle   Races  Root    Races Base   Ball  Indians Wrestling on Horseback Foot Ball etc.  Cranbrook extends a cordial invitation to the people of  the district to be present on that day and join in the  Jollification.  The C. P.  I\. will give reduced rates for the occasion.  LAKE & CO.  ��� Dealers    In ���  General Merchandise  .-..�� .ATHELMAR,'B;.C.-"-- f   /  ..���. .'���   ���   ������//'.���    '���..���'���..���'���.    ', . "���     ���  ���       "'���''���;'..''.���  Prospectors   Supplies   a    Specialty  Professiotial.  ">�����  NORTH   STAR  LODGE  , FOHT STKKI.K   H C.  U.  D.  A.  F. AND A. M,       C.  R.  B. C. .  ., Ki'iiuliir   inccliiiK'���Ixt   Tiusiluj   in   eiich'  mniitli :il ci^bto'cI��i-k.     \*isiiin? Ilretheiu are  l-��1ll1l.lllV 1I1VMC1.1.  ,-\. W. Jti.KA.-HKi.i,. St'L-ret.u-y.'  Font- Srhhi.u 1)i:vi:i,(i'i>mi.mSvxiiic.\tk i.to  l"8 l.cudpnhull Suci-i   London  lOii^liunl.  N. A. WALLINGER, FORT STEELE.  POST OFFK'K 1IOX 8. '    *  THOMAS    JlcVl/fTIE  P.L.S^tfi  C.E.  Fori Steele li.C.l   '  //. L. a lrmm i \s.  /',. L . S.  ,l-'(J. E,  Fori Steele M.O.  f. O. Atlfli-e.-  C;K00EK.IES! HAKDWAUE,- CLOTHING, BOOTS, and SHOES.' i,���x>k, ��'. o.  W.   IC. Ilciss. 1|.  \\r; IJl.lUJllllKK.  UOSS& Ili'RCIIMJiR.  B;iiTisLc:r.s      -      -      Solicitors  NOTARIES PUBLIC  CONVEYANCERS. ��� .  Fori   Stcrlr,   B.    0  iV.    EDE  LANDS and MINES  NOTARY  PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER  Fort Steele,     - B. C.  CHAS. ESTMERE, C. E.  Ren,]  Mstale and Mining Broker  Ayeiit;'. for- --lOijiiitcLlfJo,   i.ilV'..''.Assurance  , ��� , ,<!oin|iiiiiy.  ','���.'���.'  KIMBERLEY, B.C.  C'i>ri-(!N)ioii(iciii-e Snllciiud v   .  Iviinlioi-li.'v via (Van-

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