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 >;--r^u^- lJ^JlJa'-ul^JTr^nr^rlx^J^^lJ^^L^;^  51       iMlNl'-.KAL   I'KOUUl'TIOM  Ol'1       1  C)       KAST KOOTKN.W   DIVISION  ��, IN'    IWJ-   S2,850,289  ���>i>uiyiIiiJi>UT>utnjui^T>LriJiiiji^  /JP -V* jvji^ ^  5' .MINKHAL I'HODrCTION* OK [P  C' , HIUTIKH COLU.MHIA IN IIM.il $  ����� S20,713,50I  s  'i-nJTJTxuTJOJiriJLnj-LrLru-uxrCf-^^  Vo/. <S.  EORT STEELE, 13. C, SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 1902.  No 28.  li!     MINERAL  FLOAT     \  \li T  To  succeed, in   mining a .man  ��� ��� must noi only possess tins neces  Vsary means, but4 lie must have an  abundant supply ol wliat is eoni-  '  nionly called grit.  I {'ail way   coiislniction will   bo  active '   throughout      Southeast  Kootenay next' year.  Southeast Kootenay  is  prolil-  '  ing ,by   llio   western   migration,  although the V. F.'ll , and other  big laud conipanios aro not mak-  "   ing any efforts to nl.trnol sol tiers  Qn Wild llorso crook there   is  much' prospecting  and  develop-.  ment, going onainong llio placers  Mining men' ox poet, a large clean  ,'  up at, the close of the season.  ,    En  the 'mattor   of oro.produc-  ,  lion, it may bo'said that, smeller  , talk is ii very popular .subject of  conversation in and around Elko  Tf   values   hold,   and   surface  showings are an indication there  are millions of dollars   in   sight,  and  blocked' out.'  ready for the  stamp   mills  to  begin pounding  away   on   the   immense  body of  "p gold  quariz   located    on    Perry  , creek, j?1  The  new   management are to  be congratulated   upon   the  en-  , couraging stale of affairs, which  has again placed the North Star  mine on the shipping list.  ,,.. ' The copper outlook is brighter  1,han it. has been for a long time.  Reports are current   in   Port.  Sleele  regarding  a' big deal in  iron properties.,  Southeast Kootenay, this  year  'will  enter' into  a " mining boom  ,'   that/will continue for .years.  Development    work   -on -lhe'  f    ' i -  North Star mine is being pushed  under the direction   of   Sunerin-  .^ *  loudent Parker.  The Port Steele mining division is now looked upon by mining men as the most inviting  iield for exploration and investment.  In Southeast Kootenay many  i new enterprises are on foot, thai  -will undoubtedly add much to  the productiveness and value of  the mineral industry.of the district.  Everything indicates lhat  copper matters are working  much more encouragingly.  The mining industry of South-  - east Kootenay is in a most active  and prosperous condition.  "Experienced-mining men and  investors are now turning their  attention to thi.s district.  The mines of the   Windermere  district  will   become   an  important factor in furnishing tonnage  for the proposed nortii and south  ��� railway.  Tho copper inines of the Sl.  Mary's district are all making  extensive *. preparations,- for the  beginning of development work  for. tlie season. .  means of a tunnel for nearly 1OO0  feet. Jthasan average width  of twelve feet of concentrating  ore, which carries good values,  and bids fair to become one of  the leading silver-lead producers  of Southeast Kootenay when  opened up for business.  HALL) mountain.  Dave Newell came down from  the Bald Mountain mineral claim  on Sunday last. He reports lhat  the property is looking good,  present development consists of  two liiHiiels, No. L now in (Ml  feel, No. 2 in .">."�� feet, the .lodge  is a' free;tuiiling gold" quartz  having a width of six feel. Mr.  Newell returned to the mine on  Tuesday. ( '        '  PLACER MININCi.  , The big hydraulic mines on  Wild Horse creek have a large  number of men employed, piping  on the rich bank of gravel.  These mines have plenty of  waier to keep them busy until  winter sets in.  o  STAR  OUOUP.  ' .1. Y.- Kesler retui-ned on  Thursday from a visit to the  Star group of mines, which are  situated on the headwaters of  Bull river. He was much pleased  with the work done during the'  past winter. Mr. ' Kesjer says  that it will be impossible to take  supplies in until about the'-first  of July, and that active work  will commence about that time  ELKO TO  FORT STEELE.  A Large Excursion Visits tho Pioneer  City of Southeast Kootenay.  The steamer Nortii Star  arrived at Steele on Monday  evening, having on board an excursion party from Rlko. Owing  loathe fact that, the west bound  train on the Crow's Nest line  was soine six hours late, il was  quite late in tho evening, when  the excursionists reached town,  though everybody on board enjoyed tho trip,up the river. . <  Dance at the Opera House.  , On Monday evening, after the  arrival of tho North Star, a  dance was given in the Opera  House, where the excursionists  and_.towns people tripped lhe  light,   fantastic'  until   the "wee  Yeandle, J. Burton, T. JT. Nevin  A. Jardine, K. A; Small, A.'  Mallinson. R. Shaw, W. .1. Tier-  ney,',G. \V. McMillan, W. ���-A.  Nevin, .1. Fink and H.  Fairfield.  sin a oors . ��� ,  ���  ' The assembled crowd that attended the dance, was a gay and  festive' "party, and the town  people did everything in their  power to make the affair a  success. Promptly at 9:30,. the  grand  Leaving: for the Nor: West.  The many friends of tho  Victoria Diamond Jubilee Hospital will regret to learn of lhe  departure of Mrs. II. Anderson,  the assistant matron' at the  hospital. Mrs. Anderson has  made a, host of friends since she  arrived in Fort, Steele who esteem her for her work sake and  "labor of ,love". The hospital  loses a zealous, painstaking' and  efficient, official. Her departure  is universally regretted.  PEACE IS DECLARED.  FORT   STEELE   TO   CELEBRATE.  march    began,     during  STRUCK ORE, AT 600 FEET.  ,i MINING NEWS'.  ''NOti/l'H   STAK. ,77 * .".���'  Reports are current of ii rich  strike in the.'-North Star mi he.  It' is said that a large body, of  ore has been located by ''the  diamond drill.', 1*1 oho' of the  company's employees will give  out the facts; the utmost secrecy  is enforced in and around the  " mine. '     ..'��� ,.*7  V*        , ���    ������'  Tlie North Star -last year was  llie largest/ dividend paying  mine in.British Columbia. During the early ijarl of this, year  the. mine*'was closed down, but it  is now shipping at the rate of -JO  tons daily. ' V  ESTKLLA.  The Rover vein of the Estella  mine  has  been   opened   up   by  The Estella is a Big- Mine With  an  Enormous   Amount   of    Ore  '        Ready for Shipping*.   ,,  On Saturday last t.he Rover  vein was cut by what is known  as the Estella tunnel af a depth  of liOO feet.,"     ' ���".     ,   ~  The- principal, development  work on the'Estella. group has  been the exploiting of the Rover  vein.' The ore is a galena in a  concentrating form. The Rover  tunnel is now in over 1000 feel,  following the wall, the vein having a width of' from \2 to 18  reef.  The Estella tunnel which is iu  l,0;i0 feet, crosses the Rover  tunnel at nearly a right angle,  at a depth of 200 feet below the  level of the Rover tunnel, it is  at this point that, the vein has  been encountered, and found to  have a width of six to eight  feet. The ore is similar in  character to that found in the  Rover tunnel.  An up raise will now be started to meet the upper tunnel,  which when completed will give  natural ventilation to the main  working tunnel, also an enormous extent of ledge matter for  slopping iu both claims. Mr. C.  Hungerford Pollen, F.G.S., the  manager, who is now in England  is expected at Steele during the  current month. In a. recent in  terview Mr. Pollen stated that  he expected to haw an air compressor installed, and drills  working before the. middle of  the summer, and the present  force considerably enlarged.  The concentration plant lately  purchased by the company will  be brought in as soon,as the  necessary means of transportation is provided. Application  has beenmade for a, mill site on  Tracy creek.  . Before the close, of the present  year we may expect the. Est el It-  added to the list of shipping-  mines in the district.  which 70 couples marched  through several difficult and  pleasing evolutions. Then came  a waltz and' the* dance was on.'  The excursionists from Elko  proved no wallfio.wers and just  got right in and kept , the tladies  busy tripping the light fantastic  -without intermission until  supper, which was welcomed by  all. After supper, ,the dance  was on once more, aiid the sun  was creeping over the mountain  tops \yhen the weary dancers  concluded it was  time  to  bring  i r>i v  the evening entertainment, to a  close." ..���',.  The dance was a complete  success and the, Elko excursionists were loud-ju',their compliments lhat were ��� accorded' to  those in charge. The niusic  was good and would have done  credit to a much larger city than  Steele.  Cranbrook vs. Elko.  The Cranbrook base ball team  won the base ball game at Steele  on Tuesday defeating the Elko  team by a score of 2'6 to :!0.  McMillan pitched and Bertram  caught for the Cranbrook team,1  Lamphier and Wilmot occupied  the same positions on the Elko  team.  The summary of the game is  as follows: o  Going; to Purchase.  , Mr. Simon of Victoria is looking for a large tract, of land near  Fort Steele upon which he iu-  tends placing his sons, who will  engage in mixed farming and  fruit raising.  Cranbrook 2 5  8 0  1   2  4   1        2;{  Elko 0 0  -S  0-:i  0  4  112   20  Thirty-eight hits were made off  McMillan's delivery, while Cranbrook found .Lamphier's ball  thirty-seven times. . The batting  of the Elko learn at times was  good, and some long drives were  made. The feature of fhe game  was two home runs made by  Wilmot, which brought in two  men each time. One of the particular features of the contest  was the rooting and cheering  given the teams by their adherents. The game, though  high scores wore made, was a  good exhibition of amateur  base ball, and up lo the last,  inning both teams had an even  chance of success,  --immediately after the game  was over tlio Elko team boarded  the steamer North Star; which  was waiting to take the excursionists on the return trip to  Wardner, and the Cranbrook  team later on returned to Cran  brook.  Among tlie excursionists present were:���Mrs. It. l-lirl/j, Mrs:  Dougherty, Mrs. Paques, ,T.  Crahan, 11. P. Stevens, George  Hoggarlli, .1. S. Henderson. II.  Courtney, F. MeOuirc, T.. C.  FietlyF. Nuun, .1". Cameron, F.  Dunn, P- 'Lia.inpli.ier, C. -Moore.  The Cranbrook visitors on Tues-,  The Fourth of July���A Grand International Event.  ' A committee' has been appointed tocarry forward thearrange-  ments for oelebrating.the Fourth  of July. 4s Dominion Day will  be celebrated,in other towns in  the district, and that there are  many Americans in this cominu-  nity-it=was thought fitting that a  celebration on the Fourth, a sort  of international event, would be  a' source" of pleasure and interest  ^to many.  ���There was no difficulty in raising the, necessary amount required for the days sport. In  two days the sum of ij'aOO was  contributed. The event will be  properly advertised, ,. the programme ' will include horse  racing, foot, races, ball, game,  foot ball," tug of war and a shooting tournament, it will beGseen  that a good day's amusement has  been provided, ft is to be hoped  that there will be a large  influx  of   visitors  o  towns.  from '  neighboring  IN   THE   LOCAL   HOUSE.  Government,  Wins.���Railway    Bill*  Passed Second'Reading.  (The Canadian Northern Railway bill passed second reading  in fhe house. When, division  took place there were two members absent and the measure  which the opposition fought so  bitterly went through on a vote  of 19 to lo. The announcement  of the vote,was received by the  government members with considerable applause.     '������  The Vancouver-Mid way bill is  now up for its second reading,  and-it is expected that the vote  upon il will be the same, as that  upon the Canadian Northern  bill.  The government will now be  permitted to put through the  necessary supply votes and conclude the work of the session  without delay.  And Still They Come.  Mr. and Mrs. Pawnell of Calgary have engaged a cottage  and will live in Fort Steele in  future.  Mr. Bowhart of Sand creek  has purchased the .Tones cottage  on Rocky Mountain Avenue and  will occupy it  shortly   with   his  family.         East Kootenay Stock.  A.sk.'d.      Mill.  Crow's Nost.(.'mil     * ,*:i.V1.00  day were;  -It.   Beattie,   Charles  war. The benefits of this clause  do not extend lo certain acts  contrary to the usages of war,  which had been notified by the  commander in chief to the Boer  generals, and which shall be  tried by courtmartial after the  close of hostilities.  Use of Dutch Language.  Fifth���The Dutch language  will be taught in the public  schools of the Transvaal and  Orange River Colony, whore tho  parents desire it, and will be  allowed in the courts of law, for  the better and more efTecfnaLad-  ministration of'justice.'  Sixth-���Possession of rifles  will be allowed in the Transvaal  and'Orange River Colony fo persons, requiring them for their  protection^ or taking out a  license, according to laws.  Civil Government.  Seventh���The military adinin-  Diocesan Synod. isfration   of   the Transvaal' and  Mr. E. C. Miller will be fh'e Orange River Colony will, at the  delegate to the Synod at Nelson |earliest date possible, be sue-  on the Uth and 12th  prox.     Ho cceded   by   a  civil  government,  and,   so  soon  as- circumstances  permit,    representative-   institu-  North Star...........      y 2.*,' ,  Sullivan. . .'".......... '"'   X'  St.. ICuj^eiii; , .  Till  Silver-lead Quotations.  ' New York, .lunc (1;  Bin- Silver:.7.,. ............... 7  Mexican dolhir.s   Lead ...' 7 i........  Copper   London, .lunc ti.���Silver, 2ld:  X'ri 2*s (Id: lead, ,tll 2s (Id.  2.'1  ���III  ���12  , -1.12'  12i2",  'lippel*  Boers Lay Sown Their "Arms and  Acknowledge King Edward to be  Their Lawful Sovereign.  London,   June   1.���An  official  cablegram from Lord Kitchener,  dated Pretoria.   Saturday,   May  a 1st, 11:15 p.m., says:���"A document  containing  terms of  surrender" was   signed   here    this  evening at, half past, ten   o'clock  byail the   Hoer, representatives  as  well  a.s  by Lord Milner, the  British   High   Commissioner   in  South Africa, and myself."    ���  Sighed "KiTciiK.Nioii."  London,   June 2.���Peace' has  been  declared after  nearly two  years and eight months of a war  which tried the British army   to  the  utmost,   and   has wiped out  the   Boers   from    the - list ��� of  nations. * '     '   ;   , ,>  Terms Agreed To.  "His excellency Lord Milner,  his excellency Mr. Steyn, General Bremner, General C. R.  Dewet and Judge Hertzog, acting  in' behalf" of the Orange Free  State, and General Schalkburger  General Louis Botha and General Delarey, acting for their respective burghers desiring to'  terminate the present hostilities',  agree to the''following terms:  To Lay Down Arms.  "The burgher forces cin the  Held will forthwith lay down  their arms and hand over all  their guns, rifles and ammunition  in their possession or under their  control, desist from further resistance and acknowledge King  Edward  VII.   as    their   lawful  sovereign.    The manner, and de-  *}       -  tails of the surrender will bo arranged between Lord Kitcheuei-  and Commandant General Botha  assisled'by General Delarey.and  Chief Commandant Dewet.  Prisoners to Return Home.    s,,   .t    '  Second���All burghers outside  the limits of the Transvaal and  Orange River Colony and all  prisoners of war al present outside South Africa .who are  burghers will, on duly'declaring  their acceptance of the position  of subjects to hi.s majesty, be  brought back to their homes as  soon as means of transport can  be provided and means of sub-  sistance assured.  rhird���The   burghers   so  returning will not be deprived  of  their   personal    liberty   or   property.  Exempt From Prosecution.  Fourth���No proceedings, civil  or criminal will be taken against  any burghers surrendered or returning for any acts in connection with the prosecution of   the  lions leading up to self government will be introduced.  Eighth���The question of grant  ing the franchise lo natives  will  not be decided until after the in-_  traduction of self government.   ,  No Tax for War Expenses.  Ninth���No special tax will   be  imposed on land property in the  Transvaal     or     Orange    River'  Colony to defray the expensos of  fhe war.  England to Give Financial Aid  Tenth���As  soon   as  the   con-  ditions permit it   a  commission,  on   which   lhe   local inhabitants  will bo represented.'will   be  appointed in  each  district   of tho  Transvaal   and   Orange     River  Colony, 'under the supervision of  av magistrate ^ or otherwise, for  the purposeTof~ii5sisting~people '  to  their  homes,   and   for  those  who are not able to  provide  for  themselves,   etc..   indispensable"  to  the resumption   of their normal   occupations,   his  majesty's   ,  government will place at the dis-  -  posal of these  commissions  the  sum of ffj,000,000 and wilfallow  the   notes   issued  under the law  of 1900 of the South African   re- ���  public, and all receipts given'up  to officers in tho field, of the  late  republics, or under their orders,  to be presented to a judicial commission which will be appointed  by the government, and   if" such  notes'and receipts are found  by  this  commission  to   have   been  duly issued in   return  for  valu-'  able considerations they will, ba  rec,eivod*by thofii'St named commission as evidence'of war losses  suffered by thc persons to which  they were originally given..  In addition to the above named *  free grant of C6,000,000. his  majesty's 'government' will be  prepared ���to make advances ou  loans for thc same purposes, free  of interest'for two years, and ���  afterward repayable, -over a  period of years, with three per  cent, interest'. No foreigner, or  rebel will be entitled to benefit  under this clause.  PEACE!   PEACE!! PEACE!  Fort   Steele   Celebrates   the   Ending  of South African War.  Fort    Steele    celebrated   the  * o  declaration of peace in South  Africa Tuesday night. All business was suspended. A procession,, wa.s formed which  marched through the principal  streets to the music of the pipes.  The bells in all the churches  were rung, and the fire alarn.  sounded. Bonfires were blazing  at several points. The celebration continued until a late hour,  and was marked by the enthusiastic manner in which the Americans joined wilh theit British  fellow citizens in commemorating the end of the war.  Church Service.  On Sunday,next, the Venerable  Archdeacon of Columbia will  preach in St. John's church at  11 o'clock a.m.. Holy communion will be administered at the  close of the service. Doctor  Pentreath is an earnest and eloquent clergyman and one hoid iu  esteem by all classes in the  .Diocese of Ivuul.Ciiay.  will'represent.-'St. John's  Parish  Fort Steele. ��� ' '  u         ���Koturning.      ,--*���--''  Mrs.   Charles.' lulwards   will,  shortly   return   to    Fort   Steele  she    has   spent   the    winter   at,  Calgary.       .  ROYAL COMMISSION.  To   Enquire Into Cause  at Fernie.  Of   Dinaster  J. II. llawthoriithwaito, member for ' Naila.imo, will 'move in  the legislature that a royal com  mission be appointed to enquire  into the disaster at the Fernie  coalmines. TITRyyPRGSPEGTOR   FORT, STEELE,',,B/O,.' JUNE 7.  1902.  ���''���������    liS-l'AlilViSHK"'.'  I.fc-'-7'-' *     "������ "  ;, V. A..'���B.i.i.'<5ra',ce::-f ..������;;,;.  . ���'; ..' PUBLISHER ', AND   'Elin'OU: .AA  "'V'THE 7PROSPEOTOH, ..is ypiibli.sliea  evcrv  Saturday, nii J  hiisVa Kiwii-antccd  .'.,eirculaiibn'Iai-K,Lvr-,ili,(Mi.*,.;in>y<>thcr|pap-ci'  -'in.East iuiotc'iiay. I! is all lioincl'riiit.i-'a  n'hd "..contains* double   Ok1  new sy (.'7 any  '*' oilier paper in thc.-ily-uriyt., - ��������� - ��� vy, , ������'������-,  ."'.jV'sVi-iriir'iiavcij-tiwi.iiKV iiieai'i.h .itvis: liiv^  '.exc'cM'cU'.. >7.v y v.y , vi.fi 'ii.'Ay ... ������ v.y.7.,.,';������*  1 Dqvoiiid lo'-llieuplmilOiiij,' 'ol .fori .^t'ceki. 'tlie.  Jevolopuii-'iil u,f I'-ii-' vilsiviiiiiivriil *resr,-iii;ccs of  ���be Eiist'IfOpteiiny miiiiii!-' <.Usii'fi:l.i ���. ,7        , ���  ��� ���'.Subscriptions,' r.ArlA. r:A.r, .VV. * v^i>0 ,:tit*i- .ywii-  ^dye'r,tlfsl.t)ii. rate's Viriatii;:ivii<yvii oii.tippliciiiloii.  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P l;i**r fe  Avill.receivei  A 77F i{(fiii;?Kbss 1 and'; v^i'ailiv/Nelsoh  arid,- Hi'teriii fedi a Ve -poni t sV- A AAAy  ".vvv 7v'.::y7>!**:,v.-,y ylyy:y, YAi-iAA..*' 7 ry:  ii^il^^ift:"^-i^-^^^4;5fi  --Gfiicag67%yy^^^^  fl*7v{-Torontoy*v:7 ^^i^-i-^^^i^^O..  ;at7^rici^S''^an'Sm  vi-'1-:-.  ���1K7^'^y(:-:;>.ytn7^4��P';ifii7y;*;77  )i'6'innt':Ltit:e.utioii'*;-.''.-:,'.^i',-i,-:'. vy yv.^yy ^y,. .,y,.ry::Yyrr-yyyyy; = yyyAyAr.-. ���.  Ai:AAyA:'r.-r.yAAyyryyyYA'r ally^f���K'potenayVv.poiii,t;s^Vr.:v-I4suaJ.;'  ,*di verse ;i'bu tesv-jy'5  SHORT LIH��  .'���':   BETWEEN:  STJAyteCHICAfiO  ,.v.y . .-/.  :*y, 7The liiinihg.'seasbhvha^.ppcned  .������f'fubsiry'Tib'jyeiA  7;,;Kobi;ehay a,iid .if. {the {".\v.el_l-based1  ,,������ {liopojsplv 'mining .-men are ".real ized  :'^miriing'op'eratiVpK'are. to.be coii'-':  1;'��� ducted;or,v'a large, scaieV;and ,the  'current ybaryyv'ii.l b'e on<.' of inuc'li;  "; pros peril y.,{.";:'":' '*,:*  V '  ;**{ :'i. ��. 77  .;.'.'{'Fort'.- Steele y-i's {Jocated: in -'a,  '���* mostvy beavitifni, "'Vya-Uoy'. : luts,y'u j  1 large 7aud,, b'eau,t.if,iil..*���tr)\vns,it:,'ey'  su ri'bu nded. by;:vr (> 1 ling   Li i lis A nd'  'ibftymoiinta^n^. and, bids fair to  ' 'bs' one.* niV the largest, a nd. most  .'.prbspero'iis ''to\vns   in   Son'thea.si  {.Kootenay.      *.."���.��� v*   ,    , .'���������������       ���    ,���  Men  .sometimes . .get'  worried  "over the condition'-of the.eounfry  owing to. the. fact- t-hat .ihey'V can-  liot  run-' things   so as to benefit  ."themselves..'.-��� *    '. .;���' ��� .-      .,;.*���  7   There ai;e avibt.of: kid-^. rutinpig  . loose ' around  ' t.lffi.... town     tliat  are' 1  1101 es  y:y%-:y^^^g^^,y,|,aiverse^:ro,iiLesViy:*i:--;-y:i'ni-vv;yiyv-.���:*;,, y^,,,  mimi^AAi^  im0CYy.(^mdA  'A'  m  ASAi  tli Cvfirst    7:,v7v7:y77v:,y777vE;^:yg*|:,::;'': v:  VVV-.iV'yi.V'yvyVV'yvy '^..^;.,y,-y.  m  ..Yi.nn' .uitcntioii ,is ywitledA- to V the  ,���'l.'idiieoi* liiinitelt'' tiriiins, of Lhe' ,*���'iMil-'  \\:ii,ukee,&* St Piliil riiiilwiiy;" vTlie only  lii.'i*fQot;pi*iti,nri in.th!o worl-ty -y 7 ;"' ',  You ���,will.iiiii].: it..clc.su*:ib,lo'; to'Vi'ideVon  ���tboso,.* trains when ^oing- to'iiny point in  .tlio7;Eiistei'u,:;Stiit(.iS.v(>i77Gi;ihti(lav;.7.They  (���qiineot. , -iv-ijili"'*.. all 7,. Ti'iiiistont-incn-tal'  .Triiins   ;tnd7 iiii,-.*' Tickfet  : 1-Vsreills',   sell  i-        ��� ���   c   :     ���* ���   i- - v." ,���     "i  tii'kets; 7"    '.,,���.'���'"   A-A ) A Yyr. .^A.'YYrr *v *  ,., Fo.rfiirtiiei* infoi'inat,ioii..paiiiplilets.'  etc. ;isl*'any Tii;ket-.-V>j*ent7bi1 'A'"A "  ;il7L{{|:0;RD.{{*{ 7C.{'^7EDDY7v 7',  Pass. Agent.    7',   lC;ehei'al,A.n-ent,.'  A -SPOKAXfeV'   ,{7 'PORTLAND.  Am  rYir  ������.AylAAAddAA ���' steamers.- 77.77  Throti>i-h''booking's,to 7Kiirop;  Atlantic lilies, y     A *'.�������� .'������������;  . via  all  Prepaid   tickets'   fi-oiri  *iill'V  poi ii ts at 16 west rates,   v " v  J;''-S':'.CARTER, ���  Dis.Pass.' Agt;-  ���a  Nelson.{ { v  E. J. CO-YDE,  ;7Xi.G:,P.'A;'*'  '7 iVancouverV  Am>:i  ..     -VA-ffvik.   A-  ''im  f^i^^rley^'  ike  some.'men's ]'iromiso'ry.i ,  ,    Tlii.-v ���waii.t'si.ii.t iiiig.        .'.I;  Vi''*Pubhd.''rhquiries.'7Act.'.'*';.'{.7'..'  ���'.i'i:-|jL'rb' 'S'OTlCK* is lion.'liy y4von that  ine.>tiii,--i-:of tlii- Cfiiiiiiiissiiiii ..isstioi.', to.'W. II..  ilulli.ii-.k-W.-I.stoi-., l-N.i.7 ul' Ni-lsoit. to iioid 11I1  :rn|i!*ii:y ii.m th-iUlmiiii.Vti-iii.ii.il of thf.'.-'.Ijifiiipn  .Lii-..-,iic.-V'-\i-t I'.,,*" in th'.'- j:'oi-L .Stoelc Jjlceiiei: ���  '!)'<.*!rici.-will l)ii li.i-ld Hi-' follows:,-'  .\:-'Mityji-nii -li'.Ui, Miiy. MMi. :i\. idiiyioi-h. 11.111:  At Kiln.mi ���J.-|li'.Mn.yV ll��i-. :ii 7 oVloi'U. p.iii.  ,-iVt t-'iM-iiii- on :.'i'ili,Mii.\\ ,!'.��ii:.' at 10 o'clbi-U 11.111.  '  ,  ,M (.���ri.ntii-.iolr'oii :ilsi ,M:.v. liilte, iit   id oylocU'  ,-,: .Nliii-y-vill.' nii i.'nil .Iiiii,-. I'.iii-.', ill, Iii o'rlrn-k  A'. Iviiiilt..���!���.!��Ay 'oi.. 4l.ii .linn-,. I'.iUii ill. Klri'clooii  ,'i.in. ���        ,,.'������ -        * -        ���  .-,  At Fni-i Si.-el.- im '.iii .liiiii-, liio:;, ntt2 o.'cloelt  11 In*; -A.      '..������   ,'    7 ,���'���������  '*.���������'"  O! wi)i.;ii iiii .|..;i-^oii.s iiii.i'.rr.'si.i..il arc lierobw  i-(:iiiii.-..'il |Vi i;.lc<- jii.ilo*. ;jii.i iiuyr-.rr. ' Iluiiiisdlvys  a<:i*<j.-i)ill��').Y. ' '   ,' '   "',. *        .' i  i.liS'l'OOK. i(7 l-'OIl(-tl-:<~.:=vrv*  ���    .S':cl*'':ti.i',\* 1" 111'- OolnlllisHioill'l'.  Kiiril.ril'.iy. Ji. C.VHMli May, I'.nrJ:      ,     *    :  But if you:ai'e'goihg;east{\vri'fe us{ipipour'.rates vand'ylet:  ,us  tell: you  abqut \t'he'7 sei7vicevaud'acconpn!odaitious,,olTei\ed7  ."by.'the'''.*.'-"���' . 'yi'i'''   {'���   {*.-,    ;'"'*" ::'V-;{-,*i;,7'*  iAyl   ���"A):y'yyyA- AA yAA; '-y/i;  ^Through ..."������.���'.tourist;._ cars via'w the Illinois  Central fro m Pacific vGoastjtiQ Chicago a lid  Cincninati. ���:'     '���'-"' {W77 ���"���',4{:-v:'���".'{''7 ,;���;,,..;���..-;{. :���) ���  ,;.    ;-      Don'tj'ail to Avrite us about you 17 trip ��� ;i,s  \ve ���  -   are in ii ])o.sition to,give you some  valliable  in- 7 ;!,{7  formation   and  assistance.    aSlOiiiiles of track: ... .7..,  , oyer which isVopei'aited some.oi,' til r ci din cjs t;-1 i;a i       V  .���      "' yin thevworld.'1''j'i::''.*'' ;)���.���"      , .,*i,. ... -.' V   {.,,, '.'. 7y.r {  ..;Por pai'.ticiiiar's regarding' fro'i.ghf..or passenger, rates, call ���  oil or address:.        ''���'���"���'.'.     ���' {���������''��� .:-��� r' IA..-.A,    ������' .V  111  fBrn:  {G'etier es 1 /Vt ,er pH si��ty,; A n p:  Add,i^ic|MOf* Dealer, {  ^Hv{Main-ufae),ureiy  fc*.:";...,/' 7'  ���nien' 1'. of seasoned Lum"heiya,nd bhiiiglcs always ���'��� '"l"',.  ^'      ��� 7 V.'" V; 7,- i.'.'\y. ���-������' oh hand. ,7 . ,y  ���TV C, LTN'DSEY   -  V" T. 'F. \t-l?.. A  All in".ii (lo noi   iii-acti'-c   wira't |  ,     ���,, ; ������.      '.....       j  thev   iii-ciicl:!.Unil    il    )-��� V-i 'good-!  "' . ���' ' . * . - i  tiling' sonic' ol'   ou-r    neighbors*!  don't. ��� ��� 7  This world is a,   llcciing   .-.how  '���and jin'cibiis lV>\v ol'ii>   nn*   wil)'-  ii.ig tog" '"'ut  liiilwccn acts.  'Uoiil'l- judge a liiiii) by inc   way  Vlie':lallvs. ' {lie  milv be a liar.    .  V Silence'is a mighty good- ..substitute for wisdom.     ���  50   YEARS'  PERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c   .  A ii vii.ui M'liilI.tK ii,i.li,-i ,-ii .unl .l.rM.-rli.i l��.n miiv  finlrkly- n.i.-.'N mil dlir *.j���.rm....' rr.'i' wIk-IIkt iiii  '..nv.'ii! I'��n ii |.r,.h,ti.l.v i.jil.'.itiihlf. ("iiiiiiiitnf-ii-  1 limi" Mrlrl!y,-"ii(lili'iil ini. I liui.||.....k uu I'lit.-iitn  I'l'iii  fri'O. (il.ic^i iifc'.Mii-j- {..I w.-.-iirini.- I'liti'iil....  ,I';if,'iitM Ink,in llir,iui;li Mu,in ,t Cu. rori'lvc  y/i,, i���( ,i"(l,T, wi: iiniit cluiri.'!?. ill lliir  Scientific Hmericatu  �� A limiflfloniPly iJ!n?trn��*Ml wdi-kly. l.:irL'CHl flr-  (MiIalii'iiL of any ^rioniitlr Jnnrinil. .'rcruif-, fIt a  vc'ir: four numUiS, fl.   Soldbyall TiOAVjuic/Hcr*-.  ;v I3;.:'H..TRUMBULL  7    ���*': '*    . y     7."    -,.   .Qoiii'l vAgt.  '  -I'J Third'Sfi-eet? Portland, Ore.' y y     'A'd  T        Boundary Line  ft  ft  ft  ft  I  ft  .������  ������T  ft,  ft  ft  ft  ''���������"  Fridiiv at s :i 111.    ..Leaves Kile  Motel   on Tuesdav aiid S.-itui'- "'|?'  (:(mii  __. ^ Tobacco  Plains,  Hotel ^ # g.c.  JULES HUREL. Proprietor.  accommodation:   koi;   tcavkbUN'o    mi-'.n  ' '' '  " /,  A First Class Home  ft  ft  ���i'i}*-'  ft  ft  ft  I  ft  -'.���.��  4rv  ��;���; ���'.���;;;: v7m.Mj]^IQN, 7 LUA'f BE"l{l:-{;V A ") SPECIALTY, 7,     ,3 -  i ��� ���: -.; ;:��� R#r t^vSteele  ROR^^STEELiE,, B. ;C;:;   : ��� ��� ',,7 V A .' " {  iiid^    .BREWERS   ".OP-  EXTRA    FINE  PORTER  t,  1  o  i*'  h  o  I;  h  o  0..  ,r<  d)  MANUlOA^IMJin'MifS  >'E^  >l^i^  A7A- .*���  Siagc line leaves Kootenay Hotel Tor Elkd'oii'Monday iirid '$.  ���3:  .;��:; day at  s a.m.  MUNN&Co.3G,BroadwayNewYork \])[&&&&&&&i����!tei^**^  Ilranch Onico. ffi.'. F St, WiuiliiiiKtoii. 1). li.        .' T��"7��? -.��? ^��^ '���*?������*' i��,"������if '"���*? -.i**-���.-*r��>-J{t;f��.'*- ���:���!*��� .*i*r*-^��.'*--���;���?��� ���;��.��� ��� W-'.t* ���.�����-������*? -i#�� *-:^ T#��--����.��-  SOLD y.BY    THE   -BARREIj,;:,KEG  {OR;,, "BOTTLED  Hot Med beer for family use a specialty  ���OUTSIDE' OK J J WHS GIVEN STRlCfr '���. PROMPT ATTENTION  "���-.     I:  '    ' ������-/'.,   " '*���'   ��� '      ������������ ���'  SA^ijSPlCriQS"GUARANTEED nJ^SSl  uf#������-,& Scott,' Prop's^  w  ''��?  :;"*'     II  IT  I  ���BBS  Mm  ���man THE PROSPECTOR,  FORT .STEELE. Ii. C, .Jl'NE 7,  1<¥L>
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Tlie Coal Creek Mines.
Tho Coal Creek mines are  situated   about   six   niilos from l he
town of Pei-nie with which   they
are connected by a spur of   railway   running   from   the   Crow's
Nest   Branch   of   Hie   Canadian
. Pacific railway.   There aro three
workable seams here which give
employment to about one  thous
and men, and  in   addition   about
two hurt'drd'd men are'engaged in
a ad   about    the   colce   ovens   in
Pernio.    Coal creelc va I ley is al
most shut inb'y* flie surrounding
mountains, and it is  late   in   the
morning  when   the  sun.i.s soon,
and   early   in   tho evening.when
lie drops behind lhe  loi'ty mountains on tho west.
'■   IX  Till';   MliVKS.
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'The mines are worked from
three levels. The best and most
modern system of ventilation is
by tho fun which exhausts tlie
i'oul' air  and creates, a, vacuum
, into which the,pure air enters.
' Tho fan used at Coal creek i.s   of
: tho usual description,, the motive
power steam, the ventilation in
the face of l.ho^niinels.^and ends
i.s affected by means of  brattices
14       ,     ,
or temporary-partitions' of thin
boards or canvas placed midway
in thc'drift and extending to
within a few "feet of Ihe face in
/.which ' the men 'are a-l. work.
Railway tracks'and truck's were
much in,; evidence 'within the
mine: the motive power electricity ' is ' used in the main
tunnels, but in lhe drifts horses
arc utilized. , Not all the coal is
taken out, of thc mine as development proceeds, more than half
being left in place at 'many
points serving as naturat .pillars,
to the roof. ,Tho main tunnels
are lighted by electric incaudos-
ent lamps. ■ *   - '        _j-'   '
HUTLDIXCS  AT  T11R .MINI-IP      \
The buildi.i.-'is al the mine include - fifteen^ double-story
coltnges accommodating ^(1 to, "n
families The.various offices arc
both,commodious and,substanl ini
and include the ' following. 1 wo
fan and on'gme houses, locomotive sheds,- carpenter's 'shop,
warehouse, stables:- food'.sheds,
col'lery office, electric power
house, minor's 'washing room,
machine shop and boiler shed.
M A NN EK  OF' W',01- IC.
The men work on tlie contract
"Amber" Plug Smoking To
bacco is winniny on its merits.
"Have you tried it?"
••Save the Tags, they are Valuable."
Notice lo Delinquent Co-owners.
To .Joseph .MrCiiiin. .1   W.- Mi-Ciiiin   iiiul   W
A    I lil 11 iS, DI' JLO SI II V lllil-SOll III* IK-P-Olls Ll. ulioil]
llii'V oi-iiny or lliciii miiy liiivi; u-.nislci ml llicii
ur III*. InU'niM, in llie - -1 * i f-r  Ill-mi   Uov"  --lloiii-y
lYllllll".}"(,'IM'l'll Ol Slll'llil" iiliil ■  It I UK .Sollllllllll'
iniiiri-al eliiiins. known us Lln- - Uniili-ii 1'lv.-
(.Iioup* ini'l Mtu:iu>iiL llio Fiii-lrs of Willi IIoisc
i-n'i'l!, Ill lln' l-'oi-t Sii'i-lu Mining Uh isniii ol
=1511 si Koiu.'iiiiv iiiiil-i'ccoiilcil in Llii.,oliloc of lln*
Minliii,' Kri'di'ilci' ill l''ort Stci-lc.
Von iinil 1 iieli ol yon iiri; liL-i'iili.v notilliicl
linn I liiivc i'\']ieiiil('il -t'i.Sini in iissi'ssmoiiL woilc
on liio ;iliow ini'ntioiicil inim;i-:il t-l.iinis miii'i-
tin* Sill ilii\ nl AiiittiM. A. I)., ISiM, millet-llio
|.ro\lsiiins of tin- Allnui.il Ai-I. Anil if ulililii
iilncly il.ivs from ilic ilntu ol lliis uotici* von
I.iii. oi' ri-liisi* to coin i'l Initi: your portion ol
Slll-ll I'VpiJIIllillll-l' tOJ,'l'llll'l' wlili iiii i-osis 01
iulvi'rllsliiK- your anil ciii-li ol yutii- Inten'sis In
Mild eliiiins will ln-conii- llio piopui'iy ol tin-
Miiili'i'sliincil iimler Si'eilon I of mi j\clcntlll('il
"An jVel to Ainonil tin; Miiiernl Act, Iinil)".
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- ' Picton, Ont.
MIM'IKAIj ACT l«Hi.
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NOTICE.
unl       Ki'iiivo    "Mineral
' (Jliiini*.
Siliinir in tin; I*\ui Stcclu .Mining  Division
,01 Siyih fcii^l K'ooieiiny Disirici.
Wliric located' 'Alionl one niul one hull 1111k",
N. W. ri-oin lliol'iK'U llriilirpnii Hull Ri\«r
'I'liUe notice Unil I. Hand l\. N^-wi-U. Five
Miner's Cprtiliciile N*o --|i l.e.'l . Asrcni lor
Oiivid C! ri llllll. Flue Miner--, Cci'lilicnU' No.
••11 1O1IIS". Iiiieiiil 'sixty, days liom llie .date
hereof. 10 apply 10 the .Mininy Kecoider lor :i
Ceriilicnic ol lmpioveiiients. for ihe purpose of
oblinnlii!.' a Crown Ciriiiit ol tlie aliovo cl.iiin.s.
,And liii-ther laUe noiico that iiction. uiuloi-
section .17, must he coiiiineneeil lielore llio.issu-
iinee of such Cci-lHlr.-ilc ot Improvements.'        <■
Hilled tliis 11th iiny of April. AA).. I ill):!
-"111- DA VIH K. .N'KWI-ILTj.  •
The Largest
Mineral Areas,
and the Most
Extensive
1        < ,
Coal Fields on the
American Continent
are Situated in
South East Kootenay
Agriculture
Grazing and the
Lumber Industry
are Prominent
Features of the *^
District.
Cook's Cotton Boot Compound
Is snecesslully uBed monthly by over
'10,000Ladles. Safe, effectual. Ladies ask
your druggist for Cook's Collon Root Com-
pouml.. Take no other, as all Mixtures, pills and
imitations are dangerous. Prioe, No. 1, JI per
hos: No. 2,10 degrees stronger, f S per box. No.
1 or2, mailed on receipt of price and two8-ccnt
stamps.    The Cook Company Windsor, Ont.
S2&~Nos. 1 and 2 sold and recommended by oil
responsible Druggists iu Canada.
The proposed Crow's Nest and Golden Railway will pass
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through Fort Steele and Tap the Greatest Mineral Belt of the
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4 < < ,
District.
Choice Business and Residence lots for Sale
Km
A. \Y
1 'unil 2 sold   in
Ulcii-;-lull. Hi'iil;
Foi-t.
;-i.sl,.
SU'i'lc   bv
syslom getting-so much por Ion
and in case oi' ••narrow" work
boing paid b,v tho yai'd. Thoy
worl* in pairs, one man using
the pick tlie other shoveling lhe
* coal into thc (nicks. Thc shovel
- men receive a inini in urn wage of
8:2..">0 pev day, (lie pickmen aver
age !&-! and $."i per day. . No woi"l*
being done on Sunday.
DAIIjV  OI'TI'l'T.
'I^ic' daily'avcT'age  output ol'
j llio Crow's Nusl   mines   is   L'.i'ClO
'   '!o 2,-HH),'loi)s.     \^ithin   Ihe   next
1,1 woe inoii'lhs the oui.pu). was expected to reach ;i   daily   product
of ."i,lK.)(i Ions.
HXTfON'l' "OF  'I'l IK "(IOAIj   AltKAS.
There is lit He fear of lhe exhaustion of .llie primary source
of tliiis* largfc industry. Oali-ii
lating on a coiisorva.tivi- basis it
lias been estimated lhat. working
on a basis of ;i daily out put of
(5,(i(H) Lous, the coal seams already known would last Ion
»' thousand yea ri.
ANDREW
CONTRACTOR' , and
NHI DIG
BUltDER
Apply to
riOUSI- AN'D SKIN PAINT1XG
CALOIMININC unil I'AI'Kn IIANOINO
FORT STEELE, 13. C.
J^35   All   work promptly' done.
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. L. T. Galbraith,    Townsite Office,
Encouraging news in the way
of ore linds continue lo arrive
from (he St. Mary's district as
the v-wt-*i;J-f of development on
various properties is rosiini(,:d
with,.ftre-opc-in.ing of spring.-
K.'fIlJWA"MSaEN'nHC
iTiiiW'^n.pDEcc
TniRTY-HIHTH 7EAR.   1    l\JLfL7Wj
24 Pa^es 'T'Weekly;  :   Illustrated.
INDISI ^NSABLE
TO MigiN(3 MEN.
$3 PER YEARrPOSTPAID.
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MINING an/sd^ntific PRESS
330 IilA:kKET ST., SAIf FRA1"CISC0, CAL;
MEN
PERMANENTLY CURED -vi.iu.
y<iu woi'lc iiiul wilhoiii piiin. nl (■'oiini-
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Proprietors^-
The Pioneer Hotel."     Comfortable Bedrooms.
First, Class .Dining Room.
Best Domestic and Imported Liquors and Cigars.
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Conducted on Up-To-Date Methods.?
Tlie Best Bar In Town.
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REINEMAN, Proprietor.        Fort Steele, B. G.
ctnd Most Up-to-date Hotel in  East   Kootenay. ���"  THE PROSPECTOR.  FORT STEELE, B. C, JUNE 7,   1002.  V  ��� North Star Lodge  NO. 30.  mi* gfVKt&pZCtozl  5ATUKDAY. .11'.VIC  IW2.  AH  xdp.  . ND A. M,       G.  R.  B. C.   .  l in:r sti.i:i.k  i(. c  K.\'-.!-.ii iikiuiu'- i-t rue-<.liiy li] each  innii'i'li nt <-i,''ni o clncly Vi^itiiiK ISi-eilic-rn arc  ioriliall.1 iiivm (1  lilicKULi  Liium.    I'i lii.i-    n"!-'ul:ir  mcetinps  i., li! lii--i l-'i-i'l i\ i'l tn ii iiiniilli  Ci.inuiyoJ- T^r.Of-'L. Ciiuiiii'i'ok, regular raeci-  iiifc-�� In HI on ilu* ilnril Tliui--.il.it of e-.u-li month  11   I. M\ i'urn. Secretary.  "/.'  /  Rocky  Moun.tain Chapter  NO. V>"i. R. a. m.  I , -    i'okt s'rr.ni.i-:. n. c.  ./ Uf</iil-ii-iin*etii!!'--2ti{l Tui'Mlay in  each liioinh ra i*iiilu oVliu-k.  .-in'oiii-piiiy ('(.lUiii.uiion--:in* coi-iliillly  liiviu-il.  J'.. L. 'I'. Causi: \ITH Si-i-ibo F..  1'-.  �����   A  Professional.  Gi.-O   ���=  MiC.ii-lor- J-A 'llartev  HARVEY &' McCARTER  '    Hum*.''')'.-,    .^uliritrn"-.  i '  '   . ..YmWu.*-  J'ubUc\  f nio'i iiuiirt r> Co . <  i i  Four yTKicr.t:, h.-u.  ���hTTTTTTTTTTTTfTTTTTTTTfTmTTTTTTnTTTTnnnnU-:-  1   LOCAL NEWS. |  %UkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkilikLkLk.\kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk<-  W. W. Leach, Ottawa; W. F.  Curd. 11. Haines and C. A. Cock  Cranbrook; ' 1*1. McCulloup',  Stonewall aud W. A. Small were  registered at the Imperial on  Saturday last.  R. D. Mather came down from  the Cherry creek ranch on Monday:  A large number of Steelites  visited the St. Eugene Mission  on Sunday last.  McAllister Robinson, an old  timer in'this district, reliirned to  Steele on Monday.  J. T. Laidlay. J. A. Harvey  aud D. McKay visited'the fislella  mine on Sunday laM. (,  NOTICE.  NOTIOK l.-> IlKKI'llY tilVKN tliiit sixty  days iiftri d.iti-' 1 shiill :i]i]i]y to tli<* f'lni-f  Ciniiiiiissloiiur of I.anils anil Win lis, \ it i<u i.i  for tli' iniich.isi' nf *,In- l.iHiit-, ui<< ilt-sc i il>*'il  vaciiil ciott ii lands siuialc ill Iiiii UisuiiL ol  lOasL Kooii mi v    ('oiiiii)iiiii'ini4 at a pnsl in.iiiii-il  ,1      lllllHIlN      W.  Cllllll-I    I'.ISl        S.llll   |ll(Sl     lll-llli.'  plaiill-ii .ilitilll ^'10 feet l.i'lnu" T\\uli\ llios  Liimjis Iji-lott lln' nioulii til i;il, iiti-i ilii'iivo  forty eliiiins easl follottnii; tlie liunU nl .-loucli  and Itootcniiy ritcrupsiicain up lo II I'-"!I/siMinimis pic-i'iiiplion, llioiici- soiiili loitv fit "��s  folloHiii'.' I-'it/siininoiis souiii lini-, tlicm-v ��csi  loi ty eliains, ilienei' nortii font eliains iu pl.n-i-  of i-iiiiiini-iic-i-iiii*iii Cotit'.iiiiinn itMlm-ros moiv  iir less  John iiiiniv.v,  M'lt f.lli  l!<��        '', 1"'-  ~**J3  n&n Afto Wood-s PhoBpTiodlne,  The Great English Remedy.  Sold and recommended by all  druggiBtfl in Canada. Only reliable mediclni* discovered.   Six   ._   _   _ -paekages guaranteed to cure  all  forms of Sexual Weakness, all effects of abuse  or excess, Mental Worry, Kxcesslve nseofTo-  Dacco, Opium or Stimulants. Mailed on receipt  of price, one paokaKe $1, six, $5. One will lilease,  bi& will cure. I'amphlets free to any address.  Tlie Wood Company, Windsor, Ont.  Ko'r1 liy  \. W. lilciisilcll. l)i-u<4j,dht.  ������St'SMfc-**^****--'^*^**^  AY.  li.'    Ross   returned   from  Fernie on Saturday last.  P.I-.VELPTOKi; STATION* and (JOLPKN  T.   C.' Armstrong    of     Fort  collections    promptly    made.  sleeje has the contract  for placing    the- iron   on   tlie   smelter  K. L. T. Galbraith and   A.   B  Cirace ", visited     Kimberley    on \  JIVswl,t��s.l.>ii *__ ,   SOl'TlIh VSl"     I'OOTI'NAY      m_'l"'.N"-tK'  '   I1ISTK1CT "  Notiei! I-, lli'il'b.t nit t'li lhat llll'l-r '.till In* ii  niiVliiift of Uu- llOiH'd of Lii'i'iisi' roinm.s-.lim-  i'i-s. Iil'-ii! in l-'i'inU'. June Itltli. M'11-.' at ��� P m . '���*  .oiisnii'i Uir folUitviiit: 1'pplii-alliiiis  I!   l>   M\i'ilKU. Wuul-cu' llnti'l. l-'oil lsii"i"li"  II   H'kiskm t \. liinn-rlal'      ', ,  l>   Mi-N'usii. Sn-i-lo lliiusi-  \\ m, "si h��\ni-. Oiifiiial IKur.l  i> i .mu-11 ll, WiH| Hoiiii" I'iri-lc ' ;  s*   lltss^ts   W.ls.i Holi��l. Wasa ;  il   \WHAliXI'.*; |  I 'll'.l'f I.U-l'llsf lllspi ,-un    j  '   U.Ui-il iit l-'crnii'  Mat .'llsi   l".*il.'  i .  NOTICE.  N'olli'i'is liiM-vby tthon Hun tluri.t  days miri"  iliitf,   I  inti'iid  ii) apply  11) tlii-l'liU*l I'oinmis-  sioiu'r of Lands ami WoiK-   \'ii"ioi-l-.i. IS. I',   lor  I a Sp.vial 1-ii'i-iwi- io t'liu and i-.it i-j uttuv tiuibi'i  You M��v"y Nocd  "PdinKiUev  For  Cxits  Bxtrns  Brtiisus  ���^.ii.vps  ' DiivrrJ-iCsiwV.  All Bowel  Con\pl(vii\(i:  ll im ti iiiui-, Hiift- iiiul iiitli k runu'il). (  Iii.t.-m oiiiyimu i>ain-kii^li-':r.  , I'l'.ltllt,   I'D is'.  : uu I'i/i-H, "jru-. nnd 50i-.  W. R, ROSS  ���'buildings'at Marvsville.  .Barrister  '<���;.���������     Mr.    and    Mrs.  .Harper   have  30ncitori taken up their residence at. Fort  "nnrTlIT"_rffirOwimrfll".'rnDPn'V!irani-j:inns--iii��� tn<-  Soiillu'in nht-ioii of Kasi Kootenay nisltu-t  eoninionciiii.' ���'! �� in)st"l)lanu"il iiv.u Si\- Mile  Cri'i'U rmiiuni.' t-icluy elniins isoiitli, tlirniry  eiirlity i-lialn- ��(J^i; ilii'iK*'' I'iKlit' chains noi th;  llu"iu-i-��'Ii.'lu\- i-liiilus fast to tlie place ol com-  nu'iii't-iiioiii. CoiiiiiiuliiK iim .ion's iiioi i> ni less.  -D.Ut-d-.'-.'iid .Mav  I'.ill ���    '  -."-j.  . �� TIIOS   ItonKltTS.  NOTARY    PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER.  Furl   StMc.   B.   O  I'i hit Stf.ki.e l)KVEt.op>iEN-T Syndicate Ltd  '    l'  l*!8T.cn(loiibnll Sir'"*!   London. Knglund.  N. A.  WALLINGER, FORT STEELE.  l'OST OFFIC1'-. IlOX H.  T T-T 0 M'AS    Mo V 1 T T 1E  .P.Ly.'S'.   c^   CE.  Fort Steele B.C.  ' * * -  GRASSICK   &   DEMPSEY.  CON TRACTO RS'  '  -AND  ���  '    BUIUDERS.\  Fori   Steele    B.C  Shaving c/l Hair Dressing Parlor  FORT   STKELE, B."C.  Steele.,  Mr. and Mrs: A. B. Fenwick  came up from the ranch Tuesday  Mr. aud Mrs. T. C. Armstrong  aud Mrs. .lolin Macdonald visited  Marysville1 ou Wednesday.  K. J. Higbye.' A. Doyle and R  Little visited "Wardner on Tues-  dav:  Mrs. T. Fenwick was a visitor  at Sleele Tuesday.1  Government Agent Armstrong  and D. McKay visited Kimberley  Wednesday.     ^ >   ~ ���   :���       p   ���  ���The'Elko���Fort Steele excursion was a'srrand success.  y\ll kinds ol' liair worlc  a s])0cialty.  A. J   GR1EZ,  Proprietor  IL,.  COHN  TAILOR  ANIJ)  IMPORTER OF  > FINE WOOLLENS  Koclcy Mount -pin Avenue  Fort. .Steele. B. G.  Fort  Steele  Dili m one!  Jubilee  MISS FOLSOrJ,  M<7  ,)'.���  Hospital  t,  , id- if  i . "i    L .,'��� -  \    .! 1     11  i  'i'l: :-  ll,-' Mil'   ill,     1    1-  it. ��� i.   i ii'ly  ��� ���"In rui  ���1    lit    il   ill   '.-.    'A MU  it i .i-h    .-   mm  ..,,.:.   U  i-   i-.-i-i.jiiioi'   nf  i'i:;'-!.'.-      I'"''  li-i n:- ;i  i)ll'\  ll'  Ml>-   1-  lll.SIIJi,         l>!        -1  r -s'-.'i-iii. s. 1*  .M.iTinn              !'���  ,.��� s-  :: i  '1-larry Mather went  io  Finley  creek Monday. ' ���    a  Mrs. R. Hirtz. Elko, was visiting friends at Sleele on Tuesday  .1. A. and Mrs. Harvey visited  EllVo Tuesday.  R. E. Bealtie and E. A. Small,  Cranbrook. _vvere_ at Steele oh  Tuesday.      ~"~"  George Hoggarth.   Elko,   was  in town on Tuesday.  H. P. Stevens and-T. Crohan,  old timers in the district, came  up with the excursionists from  Elko Monday.  ���  Raymond   Wilmot   made  two  home'runs in the ball game.  Th'i.- will remind yuu thai the pain of  vii-aiiis. hniite- anil sprains: common  ini-idente of active out-door lire is  drawn from achin-r bodies by Peri'.v  Duvi-s" Painkiller, as a magnet draws  bit- of iron from .-and.  Mr. French came  down   from  the Grange on Thursday.<  T. .1. Peltier. Cranbrook,   was  in town on Thursday.  \V. H. Bullock-Webster, 11.  Bradford. Nelson and .1. Thompson. Cranbrook. were at the Imperial on Thursday.  I A match game of base ball he-  |tweeu the Windermere aud Fort  ! Steele base ball learns will be  ��� played on .luly 4tli.  A. ('. Nelson visited Fernie on  Thursday.  T. 6. firmstrona  *. For-T.: StkeIjK.B. TV    ;  .MANUFACTURER   OF;;  Tiiiwiire., Galvanized. Iron,, Sheet.  '  Iron,   Stove   IMpOS   a'ud  ���--        Copperware   .  -UUILUINGS HEATED ".-I VENTILATED  .I'liiiiibiiiic.   I'ipe   titling   and   all  ��� kinds of sanitary - work  Air Tiylit���Hot. Blast Stoves'  llydi-iiiilic,    and    Air    Pipes    for,  Minos  SIM-ICIaL ATTKNTION   PAID   TO  JOIi   WORK.  .1. V. Kesler -returned   to Spo-:  ���kii he; Friday... .,,,  ,J. F. Arinsirong, government  agent,, was at Fernie .Friday on  official business.  A meeting of t he License Commissioners of Sontheast, Koot6;  inly will be field at- l^ernie. on-  Monday the 1 fil.li of June.      ' y -  John Sherwood went to ���Ferry  creek on Thursday.'    ,  Tlie stea-iiier Norl li Star c;le;ir  ed for Golden on Wednesday!  Ironi  Tom   I .evens  came    up  Little Hull river Friday. " .  ���  J.   A.   Harvey   visited- Fernie  Friday on legal business.     .  M. . A.   Beale,   Moyie,    was   a  visitor at Steele Friday.  St. John's Church of England. ,  Services- will be hold in the  Church of St. John the Divine  every Sunday evening at 7:iJ0 except on the third Sunday in each!  month when,the service will be  held at H o'clock a.m. by tho  vicar, the Rev. ti. - Beecham.  , Holy Communion will be administered at the close of the  service.   ,  St rangers'are welcome.   o  PRESBYTISM AN   CHUUOII.  Christian'serviccwill be conducted in ��� the' Presbyterian  Church by the Pastor Rev. D.  McK. Reid, B. A.- every Sabbath  evening at 7:30.��- Sunday School  at 2 p.in. \ '', ��� '  All are welcome to our services r  K 1<(I I! LA K  i i     <��  weekly Siaoe  ui'twki-in ,  Fort Steele ,  Windermere and  Peterborough  ��� ti'mk 'TAP.LK. '���  May" 1st, liUi^.     , r,  Leave Port, Steele, uvory ^Saturday  morning at II a.m. Arrivn a1 Peterborough Sunday evening. '  Leave Pelei'boi-ou<;li,every Wednesday niorninu at II a.m. Arrive, al, Port  Steele'I'liiii'Hilay evening.  Por Passenger and ' ICxpress rates  ;i]iply io ,  Geary & Doyle  Port Steele and Peterborough.  The  Canadian Bank oi commerce  HEAD OFFICE--TORONTO.  Paid up < "iipiliil iS,ll(l0,(IO0:  K'eserve Piind *2,0tK),0fM):  Amj,,-(.^:,((. Kesiniri-e-. Over $ii."),(lO(l.(l(l').  I midim Ol'l'icc; (10 l.oillhillil Sfrccl,  i:. <". i  New   \o\V. Ol'l'icc;   Mi Ii-vclisi 11/40 I'lncc.  1  And (IS brani-ln-n iu ('lunula, the Unilod Stales and Hrilish Columbia.  Cranbrook Branch,  J*  *  ���J*  HUBERT HAINES, Manager.  *  ������**#**����*******^����-%*^-��feft*����*��-S*<!-***  Britisli CoiumDia Pottery Go. Ltd.  VICTORIA, B. C.  MANUFACTURERS   OF ,.   ,  ��   VITRIPIB,D   I  'SALT- GLAZED   SEWER PIPES.  .   ' ALL  ICIXDS  OF  Sanitary Fittings, Agricultural Drain Tile,. Flower Pots,  Terra, Gotta, Chimney Pipe and Pino Lining, Chimney Tops,  Fire , Brick,* Fire Clay. ��� All Kinds of Fire Clay Goods,  -Assaynrs',,F,;i:naci:s,-o.<c.-made to ordoi".-. _,   '  "V "^       '         ) :  . , ������ '<  ,  Ornamental Garden Border Tiles, Vases, Etc.  Cement, Plaster of Paris,' Lime,  and, All Kinds of Ornamental  '' Plaster Work ���  4ft-  , Inquest Monday.  The investigation into ' the  Fernie disaster will be most  thorough, and impartial. There  will be nothing held back, and  no pains spared to ascertain all  the facts. Tlie inquest will be  held next Monday. June 9th,  before Coroner Trites. .1". F.  Armstrong, deputy coroner,,and  J. A. Harvey will represent "the  government. S. S. Taylor, K.  C., The Western Federation of  Miners. W. R. Ross the local  miners.     W.   A. Macdonald, K.  1  C, and H. Herchmcr the Crow's  Nest Pass Coal Company, and  Wm. Blakemore. M. K, a number of relatives of victims.  Fernie Relief Fund. ,  The people of Fort Steele have  shown their sympathy i'or the  Fernie sufferers by collecting,  and forwarding the sum of #1-W  to the relief committee at  Fernie.  Mayor Bryne of Spokane has  appointed W. S. Norman and W.  A. Aldrich a committee to solicit  donations for the relief of the  sufferers from lhe mine disaster  at Fernie.  Vmir has collected the sum of  $117 on behalf of thc Pernio relief fund.  The Rossland relief fund in  aid of the Fernie .disaster will  .reach the sum of $1,500.  i-fahl- Eller retujmed from, tlie  Nortii Star mine Friday.  The" License ��� Investigation  Commission held a meeting at  Si��ele .June "ith.  MINING  THIRTY-NINTH YEAR.  and SCIENTIFIC  24 Pa^es   :   Weekly   :   Illustrated. ,7  DMDISI ^JMSABLE  !     TO MINING MEN.  $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.  WrVs'll  FOR BAMri.K C(ll"V.  MINING ��-s5c��tiflc PRESS  330 MARKET ST., SAJI FRAHC1SCO, CAL.  .MINIDUAL ACT.  (I-'OK.M R)     '   '  OliltTU'lOATK Of IMPIIOVKMBNTS.  NOTICE.  ' .Moriiinj; ,Si;u-  Mineral Chiini.  Siluuio in tho Koi-t Su-i-lu Minini,' Division or  Kiisi Kootenay.  Wliure locatud:���On Wlme Grouse Mountain  jolnhiK tlio llan-is Croup.  'l'nl;o nolico thai 1. George Matthews, for my-  o'elt. iiiui'acting as Aj;oiit,.for;Al)Cl Sw.in-,0 i\\  I-'reo Miner's Ccrllllcaie .Vo. II. ."iOUOT. I''iee  Miner's Coriilii'iitu No. 11. .')0:U1. i!iienilc'iixt.v  days 110111 tho il.ue hereof-, to apply to the Minim,' liecorcler for a CoriUicate of linproveipents  for the purpose ol obtaining a'Crown Gram  ot tho ahove claim.     ' '  And lurllier taUu notice that action, under  section :I7. muni ho eoiiimonced liefore the issuance of 1such C'ertiiicate ol Improvement*. '  'Duted this iirst iiny of April. A. 1).. 1MB.    13���  GEARY   &. DOYLE.  Liveru, Feed & Sale Stable.  Port, Steele B.C  Regular Daily  Stage meets all  trains at. Fort. Steele Junction.  1.  SADDLE & PACK HORSES  .  IKA.MING Ol' ALL KINDS A SPECIALTY  NOTICE.  Parlies requiring .water from the  irrigation' diteh for their gardens will  arrange with llio undoi'Fignerl for the  riiime.  And any person taking water from  the ditch without permission will he  prosecuted.  HOP VUKN.  IjUM   KIN CO.  Lessees.  Port Sleele. 1st Mav, 1!)0^.  MINK UAL ACT.  IMH.  (koiim'i-'.)  oiihtii-'ioatb of imi'uovkmknts.  NOTICE.  Try An'iiin Mineral Claim.   '  Situaie in the I'ort Steele MinliiK Division of  Knsl Kooii'iiny Dlsirlct.  Whore locateil:-Oii Si\ Mile Creek.  TAKU NOTICK lhat I. 'I'lioiniis T. McVittie.  K. M. C. No. "li. ���IIHS'.i". am-nt Tor A. W. Hleiif-  dcll, I-'ri'e Miiici'-sO'ei'tllleato N'o. II. KXI'S, In-  lond, sixty duys from the date hereof, to apply  to the Minini,' Itecordcr for a Cortillcatc of Improvements, ror the purpose of obtaining u  Crown Grain ol the ahove claim.  An J further take notice thai, action, under  section :!7, must lie commenced before the issuance of such'Certificate or Improvements.  Dated this 2-t'tlulay,of April. lOfti:V  .   17-   "* THOMAS T. McVlT'l'IK.  "Amber'' Plus' Smokiiig To  bacco is winning 011 its', merits.  ''Have you'tridcl it.'?''  "Save, the Tags,, 'hey are valuables-.." ������'    *   '   '''���'":��� ^_' a  NOTICE.  'I'nUe iKitli-e l.liai, thirty days after date. 1 In-  ti-ii'd-tiriiinki-- apiilU-atiiii.i -to the Chlel C11111-  inlssliiiii-r of' Lnnils ainl Works "or n.'spuclal  license Id rut anil carry away limber friiin Hie  liilkiwliii: ilescrllii-d vacant Crown Lands:  CoiiimeucliiK ill, a post planted about one  mile west from the west, bunk of the Kooleimy  river and iilmui, opposite the mouth -of Klk  river. In Hie District, of Kast* KiHiteiiiiy: Ihenee  Smith eiulity eliains:, thcix-i: West eighty  chains: llienee Nnrlb eighty chains; liience  Kast. uiKhty chains to the place' uf bouinniiii,'.  eontaiuinn six hundred and forty acres more or  less.  Dated this ilrd day or April. A. D.. liXii*.  19 J. A. McKEJlL'iiAK.  CARLIN  & DURICK  GIXiM'KAL   MERCHANTS  Fort  Steele,  East  Kootenay.  Sole Agentsfov the .G^DtO.II 5t66l COMPANY^  This Stkkl is guaranteed 16 bo equal to Jessop's or Firths in all"  "    Hard Rouk Work., '    ,V      , ���       A ,   ,.��� * s>  Crow's Nest Goal company  Giant Powder company.  Mining Supplies-a Specialty.  Agents for the   MASSEY    HARRIS    CO., Limited.   '  Farming   Implements.  Soi'jK AC113NTS  o  ,        Soi.k   Agents  Monte Garlo Restaurant.  THE MOST  UP-TO-DATE  PLACE IN FORT STEELE.  Evetytliing Cooked  "AS^'VOU   I.IKE   IT."  WM. ROBINSON.   Proprietor  Port Steele  Meat Market  FRESH   and   SALT   MEATS  ALWAYS  ON HAND.  Fresh Halibut,   Salmon, Salmon Trout, ftologna  Sausage.  Butler and Eg^s-    Fish and Guitio in Season.  JUST  Assorted Car of Best Brands of Flour  and   Meals,  etc.  Flour, Patent, Hungarian and Strong Baker.  Rolled Oats, .Cracked Wheat, Wheatletts,  Corn meal, Buckwheat Flour, Split Peas,  Navy  Beans,   Lima Beans, Pot Barley, etc  Bran     Chops     Shorts     Oats     May.  ��� .','. ,.,.'".-..- ' '     * ���* .-"...���' c  Fleetwood Tea: a pure article imported direct l'roni Ceylon  try itvonce and you will use no other.  Fresh   Break'Cast _Bacon,   Hams  and .Dry Salt Side Bacon.  Butter and Eggs. "���'��� "��� ������  POTATOES 'anci   CARROTS  FIREWOOD,all length's to suit all slovos. , .,,-    .  I    THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOUR and FEED STORE  E.C. MILLER, Pi opiieto. POST OFFICE BOX 836.  i5P~-.'All goods guaranteed and prices also as being correct  Send in orders. !  l'J

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