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 Library of Leg Aes  '^oo��^{M>���^oryc\DJy^nsyynr'-njlyy:'i'-  MINKIIAIj   I'JtOIJUCTJON   Ol'*  KOKT STKI'LI" MIN'NC DIVISION i  IN    Ifiml'     $2,746,860  &ij\AnjCh7.CnSiInjhimjiffi  ��� j�� jrnnjjrtrtijijnjjri^  mixicuaIj pkodcctiox or    >P  murisji coIjCmbia in iwu    S  $16,407,645 J  y L. _!_���-,_ '5  *u^J^nJlJ^nJ^/ulJ^nJU^*rl>uuljli^JlJU  Vro/.  7  FORT STJSJBUB, 73.  C, SATCJRDAy, JULY 27, 1901.  A'o SO.  New Advertisements To-day.  II  \V. lliirm-s, l.ici'iiMi lnspci'loi'  NiiUt-e-TlioiiiusT. Mi'Viliii;   I'm,'** ��  . I'uu'r rt  ^frfrtfrffrt��fffrt--*r&fr*tfrtVtfet'r-fir  FLOAT  M  I     MINER AI  ' Tho milling outlook around  Fort Steele, is brighter now  than if has been for some time.  �� A party of men have lately  been prospecting: for iron ore on  Wild j Horse creelc.  It is estimated that there is  enough ore in sight', and on the  several dumps in the vicinity of  Fort Steele to keep a   railway in  ^operation for several years. , .  iTuk PitOSi'KUTOU. ventures  the prediction that within live  years .the;* Fort Stcele0 district  will.-produce more gold, silver  and copper fore fithan all the  V balance of the Province-combined.  Jt is " said" that Wisconsin  capitalists.are goinglo put, in a  big .hydraulic plant on Perry  creek.      , ��� ,  '. ��� Up'.on'Alki creek,..11. Dowar  and others have several copper  locations, over .which they are  very enthusiastic. They feel  coiifideut'..r;i.that o,they have a  second. Anaconda. '  T.' C. ' Armstrong-   of , Fort  Steele .recently  filled  an  order  for   1700 "feet of oiglit. iuelvgal-  vani zed 'iron  air  pipe,   for.   the  ���   Estella and'Ti-on Cap mines.  i   ���  .Not long since a rich   vein  of  .  copper  ore  was  discovered ~ on  -Bull river by.D. Muiiroe.  \ "  Rich silver-lead..ore'has  boen  ,.  found in.all of. the  workings'-of  -the John Bull mine, situate near  lhe  north   foi*k  of Wild   Horse  ,creek." '    '   "'  It is said that there is a movement on foot for the''erection of  a smelter in this district.   ��  A large number of prospectors  are in the hills, and new discoveries are expected daily.  Thirty thousand'' tons of lead  ore were shipped from the mines  ot' Slocan and South East Kootenay during the first six months  of this year.  In all parts of the Tracy camp  development of mineral claims  are iii full swing.  Tho copper market "continues  to remain in  a strong position,  .prices  being steady   and   busi  uess remaining good  There seems to be very   little  danger of having an over  accu  initiation of copper iu the   world  for a'long time to come..  The important discovery of  large bodies of iron ore in tho  Eort Steele district continues to  command the attention of mining men all over the Province.  Iu the soulh eastern portion  of the P'ort. Steele district, there  exists oil fields that arc as extensive as any on the continent.  It, is understood that the  Cioldon Irive group oHnines 0:1  Wild Horse creek will start up  in the near future.  The prospects oi' the Dupont  group of mines are said to be  encouraging.  Considerable high grade ore is  being taken out of the Carbonado  minei on Wild, Horse creek,  north of Fort Steeled  Tlie mineral belt's in the  Fort  Steele district-:affords-; extensive  .fields for quarts mining. ,  The Fort Steele district-has  the fambus St. Eugene, North  Star and" Sullivan mines that  produced millions in silverdead  in 1900.   -'  , This district; has  rich   undeveloped   copper   resources   and  only cheaper transportation and  smelting' facilities are needed, to  bring about a big mining revival  in South East Kootenay.  The company operating the  Thompson placer lease on I'crry  creek- intend working the claim  on a scale that will thoroughly  test its value.  Development work' still pro-  grosses at-the Carbonate King  group,of mines and the tunnels  and drifts are all in first class  shape.  The Knob Hill mine on Horse  Shoe Canyon has 200' feet of  tunnel and drifts.  THE ESTELLA A BIG MINE.  PHILLIPPS  NOTES.  A Largo Force Engaged in the Construction of the Jeimings-  Elko Line.  From Our Oun C'lMTtiip'omleiii.  Phillipps. July 2b.'��� Construction is now well, under way on  the Jennings-Elko branch ,of the  Great Northern Railway. The  principal camp is at Grave creek  and the contractors have opened  a large general merchandise  store at that point which is'doing business with all comers. Jt  is rumored that this is to be the  point of junction of the cut-off  on the main line between Kalis-  poll and Jennings.  ' ,Thc steamers North Star .and  J. D. Farrell are making regular  trips as far north ��� as White's  Landing, carrying supplies for  the di.l'orcul caihps along the  river.  -  Captain   Armstrong , of    the  North   .Star    visited , Phillipps  < . t ... f        i.  during the past week and ho re-'  ports that, tho boats- will ..run  across ihd.boundary Jine as far  north as'the Crow's ,Ncst "Landing- " . , '  ,'iMi". Hoover, U. S., Customs  officer.' from Jennings, visited  Phillipps last Sunday. It is  probable that he will be stationed near the line after the railway  is constructed, and that he will  have two assistants to look after  Uncle Sam's interests.'  The people of Tobacco Plains  are looking for a" boom, and expect that there'will be quite a  town in the vicinity, probably alf  the boundary line, or at ��� the  junction of the Elko line with  the main line at or near Grave  creek. ^  A petition for a liquor license,  for a." hotel near the Elk River  crossing was being circulated  during the week by Harvey  Eitzsimons, which received  quite a number of signatures, [t  is likely that, the' crossing will  bo a lively point during construction and good accommodations should be provided for  travellers.  Crow's Nest Landing will also  be a good point, and it is  rumored that a license has booh  or will be granted for a hotel at  this place.  Mr. Brandenburg who has  charge of the produce on the  Plains for the contractors is  kept a hustling handing out  truck for consumption.  The haying is now in full  swing and the crops appear to  be first class in every respect,  other crops also are looking fine.  Ovor   25,000   Tons of   Ore, Blocked  ' Out, Delayed for Lack ot        __,,  Transportation.  There is now no possibility of  a doubt but, that (he Estella will  bo one of the largest producing  mines in lhe Fnr\ Steele district,  and that, lack of transportation  is what is holding back* lhco'property a.s there is a large ainonnr.  of ore blocked out.  ' Work has been chielly confined  to tho Estella and Rover claims.  On the Estella there is a quart/  vein some four feet in width  dipping into the mountain, on  which a tunnel has been drove  which is,, now iu some HOO feet.  In this funnel,' there is a considerable amount ofvgray copper  with copper carbonates and some  galena. This tunnel when completed to a distance, of ten or  eleven hundred feet will tap the  big galena lead at a depth of  GOO feet."    '       , *  ,. The Rover or No. 29 tunnel' is  in k'00 feet, following iy wall the  entire distance. At several  points the ledge has been crosscut showing a width of about 12  feet, the ore isa galena carrying  fair values in silver. , When the  Estella tunnel is' completed, an  upraise of 1(50 feet will be made  to the Estella tunnel, thus furnishing ventilation, and sloping  facilities on at least..five ' levels.  It is estimated that there is not  less than _.o,'000 tons of concentrating ore ready .for stoping.  On .,lhe Estella dump there is a  considerable quantity of copper  ore, on-the-Rover dump a conservative estimate places the  amount of ore at'not? less than  1000 tons. , ,  : ��� The owners , arc . perfectly  satisfied with the conditions' at  the mine, |but, shipping wil'J not  commence until the- necessary  means of transportation is'  afforded.       , ���  inonls- made so thai - when lhe  mill is again started its output  will be increased.  It is said that after certain repairs in the mine and at the mill  are completed, operations will  be resumed.  AURORA.  O. S. Johnson reports, that  work has been resumed in the  long tunnel, and that present indications are that the ore body  is not far distant,  -I-TTTTTTnTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT-:-  fc -a  gj In Tunnel and Stope %  ���>UUUUUUkkUUUUUUiiUUUUUUUUUU->  Late Telerjrachic News  chJi/ilnjuinlriLfuihi^  Spwiill 1(1 THK I'llllsl'HI'TUH.  Washington,' D. C, July 20.���  A suggestion has been made that  Admiral Dewey.should be given  command of a large .squadron,  comprising the best types of the  new ships, to be present at, the  coronation of King Edward VII.  The navy department has not  thus far taken up the question  of naval representation at this  event, -but, the suggestion concerning Admiral Dewey and a  largo', squadron of, fine ships  meets with general approval  among high naval officials.  Victoria,, July 20.���It is reported that a surveying party  has located the landing site of  the<"British' Pacific Telegraph  cable   (which   is  to  connect,the  j' i  Dominion with the Australian  Confederation) on Kelps Bay,,  something oyer . 100 ' miles from  Victoria. The location is described as a good harboi; with;, 12  fathoms of water close to'the  shore,, ��� land locked, with a  bottom of ooze that will furnish  good protection-for the,wire. ,  '   -, Closed to Traffic.  '*, A-specia) loTrnc Prosvhctor  received- on  Friday'  from   New  York, -says that  the   Brooklyn  , Ore Shipments. , ,  While it is impossible to obtain'the exact'amount of ore  shipped from the producing  mines in the Fort Steele district  for the past six months, yet we  can say that under the present  condition of mining, the output  is very favorable.  As near as we can learn, tho  figures are as follows:     ��� "  Bridge has been closed to traffic  on account of the breaking.of  one' of the large truss cables  which supports the structure.  St. Kujrene  .?....  9.(i00 Tons  North Slur  7.200 ,   "  Sullivan . ..  1.200     "  Society C'ir]  1  Total  0    120     "  IS. 120 Ton.-  "Remember the Maine."  Philadelphia, July 27.���The  new Mai he, ordered by Congress  to take the place of the battleship sunk at Havana, dwas  launched this afternoon from! the  Cramp's shipyard. It is more  than two years .since works upon  this leviathan was begun. When  completed, as she will be iu  about six months,, she will, be  due of the most formidable ships  of all the1 navies in the. .world!   ���>.  MOYIE NEWS. 1  "���'rum Our Own Oorrcpoiuleiit.  Moyie, .J���uly i?:].--���Tho ��� future  of Moyie as a great mining camp  depends upon the constant working of the big mines in that  vicinity, yet the- growth of the  town, and the development of  the, mines has been retarded by  the conditions of the lead market  though there has never been  any question as to the quality or  quantity of ore, in and around  the town of Moyie. It is con  coded that nothing but the building of a smelter and the home  treatment of ore, will enable the  big mines to keep up a large and  constant output.  ST.   RUGENE.  A small force is, still at., work  in' the mine, the concentrator  was closed down during last  week, but was started up .on  Saturday, run three days, and  again closed down, and as the.  men'have all been laid off, it  looks as if the shut down .would  continue for some time.  The compressor is still in operation, and a number of drills  at work in the mine.  District Notes. . '  The Fort Steele mining district will not entirely depend  upon its gold, '.silver," load,  copper and coal products.  Enough is know to state that the  supply of iron ore in the district  is practially inexhaustible.  A section of the Fort Steele  district that is believed lo be  rich in mineral resources is that  portion of the main range of the  Rockies between' Elk river and  Sheep creek.  Though it has been"7 generally  understood from the time of the  tirst exploration, that the mountain ranges of the district were  rich in minerals, it has been only  during the past' two years that  systematic and persistent devel  opment and prospecting has been  performed.  Fort Steele Division.  The Fort Steele mining  division comprises the drainage  area of the Kootenay river and  its tributaries south of Findley  creek, and occupies the extreme  south eastern portion of the  province. On the east it, is  bounded by the watershed of tho  Rocky mountains and by the  North-West Territory of Alberta  on the south by the United  States boundary line: to the  west by West Kootenay,' and  northward by the height of land  forming the watershed of the  streams flowing into the Kootenay river d south of Findley  creek. Approximately 80 miles  in width and the same in length,  it has a total area, of between  (i,000 and 7,000 square miles. |  MARTIN   CLAIM.  A small force is at work 011,  the Martin claim on Luke creek,  a, shaft has been sunk, exposing  some beautiful as-unfe and gray  copper ore. Another shaft i.s  now being sunk al another point  on lhe vein with, a view of determining its width. ���The ore is a  high'grade copper ore carrying  silver and gold. '       ",  IRON, MOUNTAIN.  Some tine samples of iron ore  was brought in from the Iron  Mountain group of minus, situate  on.frqn creek a tributary of Bull  river. The preliminary work  already done on these claims has  proved that there undoubtedly  is a large body of iron ore.  There are three distinct ledges  or beds of iron which traverse  the claims., The first ledge uncovered was over iiO feet 'in  width, and since then two other  large'ledges has been discovered  oue.-TiO and the other 2."> feet,  wide, i. The ledges have 'been  traced for a considerable distance. The ore is hematite of a  superior quality,  A small force of men left Fort  Steele on Monday to, further,  prospect and strip a portion of  the ledges.  The owners consider tliat they  have a v'aluable'discovery. Iron  creek 011 which- the property ,is  situated is a tributary of Bull  river, about eighteen miles south  east from Fort Steele,   d >  -  MABKL   MAY,...     '  1 Ira Fierce has completed the  annual assessment, work on the  Mabel May'claim, situate- on  Brewery'��� creek a tributary of  Wild Horse creek'. Development  work* consists of a tunnel now, in  20 feet, and a shaft down 12  feet., 'The vein on which the  work has been done is about  three feet in width, the ore is  copper carrying gold. Another  ledge 10 feet in width has been  discovered, it is quartz carrying  gold and is supposed<-lo be a free'  milling proposition.  WILD ,'IORSI'   GRKEK.  Placer mining is'still going on  and the miners are ��� evidently  making good wages as they are  saying nothing and are continu ���  ally bringing gold into Fort  Steele. '   ���  PIvRRY '���������REI'K.  On the Thompson lease equipment work continues. . The  water-wheel is about completed.  Lumber foi Humes -.yas taken to  Perry creek* on Monday. It is  reported that surveying for a  ditch will commence in a few  days. A party.- of mining men  were looking over the placer  grounds last week*.  vein has been cross cut for about  l.'ifeet. No. 2 tunnel is'in 134  feet and will tap the vein at a  depth of 170 feet. No. 3 tunnel  is  iu  00 feet and  will   have   a  1 r '���  depth on the vein of -100 feet. ,  The ore is a galena, the hanging  wall quartzite and the foolwall  slate. The vein has a width of  HO feet on the surface. A considerable amount of ore is on the  dump:  SPIRIT  CLAIM.  This claim is situate on Spirit  creek a tributary, of Victoria  creek. Development work consists of a funnel now in' 10-1 feet;  the ore is a galena carrying  copper. The .hanging wall is  slate and the foot wall a  schist.  A considerable amount of rich  ore is on the dump.  MITCHKIjI. group.   , .  ,,  This group of claims are  situ- '  ated   on  Lost creek  about   ten  miles from Fort Steele.     There  are three-claims,.in   the group.  Two vein's carrying a rich]] gray,  copper ore traverse the group.  There is also a large free milling  quartz    vein   on   the   property  which prospects well.' Develop-   ���  ment - work  consists of surface  cuts and shafts,'about $1,000 has .'  been expended on the  property.  ���A sixteen   inch  vein of copper  ore.   carrying   silver, and   gold  will average &100 to the ton.'    .  good Eiopk.        - Q ' ,     '  jfhis property is'' situate on  Whilefish creek a tributary of  the St."Mary's river. *It~is a  copper proposition, and a considerable amount of development  work has been ,done. The vein  which" is'.some five or six feet in.  width -will '���* average 8 per-cent  copper, besides values in silver  and gold?   ,'*"'  11  V !     A meeting  of  the.''Kootenay.  The concentrator will   be   re-,'Ceutral Railway promoters  was  paired,   and '   several   improve 'held on Friday evening.  ON   SriKICP   MOUNTAIN.  1  Sheep mountain is situated at  the forks between the Elk and  Kootenay rivers, about, a mile  south of the town of Elko.  Quite a number of locations have  been made on the mountain,  upon which a considerable  amount of development work  has boen. Among those which  are under development; and have  the best mineral showings are  the Sweet May, .Jennie and  Ramshorn. The ore is a, copper  carrying carbonates and copper  pyrites. ���  KOOTIONAY   IvlNC! .(*.RO'tT'l.'r'-'-i--::'-^--'-i"-  This group of claims consist-'  ing of the Kootenay King and  Watson are situated on Victoria  Gulch ;i tributary of AVild Horse  creek .Development work consists of three tunnels and .several  open surface cuts..   No. 1 tunnel  East Kootenay Stock.  Asked.'  ('i-ow.'i XesstiCoal     $80.00  Nortii Star..'.  ' (iO    ,  Sulliviin  Si  Silver-lead Quotations.  Now York. July 20:  Bar Silver   .Mexican ilolliii'M   Load '     Bid.  $70.00  55  58)  41'i-  4.37i  C'onjier      Ad.frl1.  London.-Inly 20.- -Silver. 27d:   copper. ��ij8   Is, .Id: lead, je 12 Is 3d.     ,  Market Conditions.  Looking foi'ward to  favorable  possibilities in the near future.  ' Exceedingly hot weather, has  a tendeucy to depress business.  A heavy crop of hay  is  being  made all over the district. ,   '  The   Fcrnie   coal    market   is  active.  The   coke   demand   does   not  equal the supply.  ,    Reports from the mines  show  a decrease in production for  the  past six months.  is  in GO  feet,   at  this point the] ofj.the Kooteuays.  Railway Notes.  Canadian Pacific influence  upon the railway situation in  South East Kootenay is being  felt and shown by the recent  attempt to stop the Crow's Nest  Southern from building up  Morrisey creek.  .Iim Hill's invasion of British  Columbia has commenced. During the past *= week, several  hundred laborers started work  on the Jennings-Elk line, an extension from the main line of,the  Great Northern north .to tap the  large coal areas in -South East  Kootenay.  7-Jim Hill is also building a line  into West Kootenay under the  so called Victoria, Vancouver  and Eastern charter, owned by  Mann &-McKeh'zie.  The'construction of these lines  promise to have far reaching results in the mineral development TUE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE,  B. C.,, JULY 27, 1001.  I*  KSTAUU.SJll-JJJ     JBK"  j\. B. Grace,  PUBLISHER    AND    EDITOR.  THE PROSPECTOR, is piiblislicd  ��� very Saturday, and lias u guaranteed  circulation larger than any other papct  in I'ast Kootenay. ft Is all home Printed  and contains double the news of an>  other paper in the district.  As an  advertising incdii;iu it  is un  excelled.'  Devoted to the upbuilding of Fort Sleele, the  development of the vast mineral resources of  the Kast Kootcnuy mining cll.strlet.  Subscriptions t 2.00 per yeai  Advertising rates made known on application.  Contributions are solicited from all parts of the  district, but all matter intended for publication  must have the writer's signature.  is the immense beds of iron on  Bull river, and near Kitchener.  * * *  The most notable mining development of British Columbia  during the past year has been iu  the Fort Steele district.  THIS PAPER  Is kept on tilejat the advertising agency of Alaxandei  ACo., Suite I-"*.. First National .Uank Building,  Spokane, Wa��h., where contracts can be made  for it.  This Paper  is   kept   on   Iiie  at  K.   C.  DAKK'S   Ailviii'tis Ing  Agency, <S4 and 65 Merchants l->.*ci'liange, San  . Francisco. California, whore contracts for advertising can be made for It.  Thic   Ponor Is'kept.on tile at the  i nib raper Kiiri & Co. -  .Mc-  Xewspaper   Ad-  vetising   Agency,  Montreal,  where contracts  for advertising can be made for it. <-  This Pa ler  store, Spokane, Wash  Is on sale at    J. " W.  I'rnhuiii &   (Jo's  book  ��he %fto8pgckox\  SATURDAY, JULY -JT,  1901.  "No Enemies  to Punish���No  Special Friends to Serve.''  In the Rockies.  There are just as good  prospects and   mines  in   the   main  range of  the  Rockies as there  ever were in the Selkirk or   any  other mountain range.     This  is  the general verdict of the many  mining    men    and   prospectors  who have prospected and located  mines in the Rockies.    They aro  convinced that ore is here and in  large quantities, and nothing but  capital to develop our mines and  adequate  means of   transportation is needed to make tho mines  situated in tho   Rockies   producing and paying mines.    "  *  E#3-  Ji  I  Headauarters  for   Mining   and   Commercial  Men  #  The  Hotel  The TOILET  IS INCOMPLETE WITHOUT  THE ' Canadian Ministers  now abroad are not con-  vincedi that the time, has come  for making arrangements for a  closer union "'with the mother  country. They have taken .the  cue from Mr. Chamberlain, and  repeat- the warning that nothing  must be done prematurely and  that Canada is satisfied with her  present relations to the imperial  government.'        "  The old whist players'  rule-  when in doubt play, trumps���ap-  ���plies    to    the, great-game   of  politics, but few English  states-  jinen know instinctively   what   is  the triimprCard.   'Mr.   Chamber-  , lain  does,   for he is constantly'  bringing in the supreme issue of  heartier'co-opcralion1 and   closer  alliance   between    the    mother  country and the groups  of self-  governing  colonies , throughout  the empire.     He  is  responsible  for, the proposed change.of  title  for  the  sovereign,   so  as' to in-  clude'every section of the worldwide, empire,'   and   he   is'.conferring    cautiously ,   with    tlio  Canadian Ministers now   in London, and seeking to induce them  'to tako the initiative in suggesting a plan by which the colonies  can   have   representation   in  an  imperial council of some kind.  ' *    *    *  There is no;doubt but that  certain reforms in relation lo  mining are absolutely necessary,  .lust how they cam best be accomplished is t the " mooted  question, but it does not seem  likely to strike the root of the  evil by such drastic measures" as  arc proposed by many of the  Provincial papers. ���  ���K-       '*        X- ���-'  Kicking about the mining laws  of the Province, and making  comparisons with states to the  south, are odious. Comparisons  so far. have only proved that  British Columbia mining laws  are all right. The constant  changing of the Mineral Acts is  detrimental to the mineral industry of the Province.  *    *   *  Fort Steele being a mining  town, must derive its' growth  from the development of the vast  mineral resources immediately  adjacent to it, and the securing  of the requisite means of transportation of mining machinery  to the mines, and of ores to a  market.  RELIEVES CHAFING, ITCHIN0 OR IRRI-  TATI0N. COOLS, COMFORTS AND HEALS  THE SKIN, AFTER SHAVING.  Avoid' dan(jerou��, irritating Witch Hai��l  preparations repretenled to be "the unit ��i''  Pond's Extract, which ejsil) toun and ofttn  contain "wood alcohol," a deadly poison.  Stevens  Crack Shot Rifle.  A new rifle. 20-inch barrel  "Weight 4 pounds:- C. B. caps  and .22 short -R. F. Has an  AUTOMATIC SAFETY^ and  cannot be discharged accidentally,     'r-  Price Only $4.00  If these rifles are not carried in stock  by your dealer, send price and we will  send it to you express prepaid.  Send stamp tor catalog describing complete line and containing'valuable in:  formation to shooters.     ",.' *"  The J. Stevens Arms and Tool Co.  �����. Q. it,2S<if> CHICOPEE' FAILS. MASS.  , Fort   Steele  & BAKERY,  o  H. Alie, Proprietor.  KTVERSIDE   .AVENUE  Opposite   Post  Office.  GEARY  & DOYLE.  Livenj,. Feed & Sale Stable.  Fort Steele B.C  Regular Daily  Stage  meets all  .trains at Fort Steele Junction.  SADDLE & PACK HORSES  TEjVjMIN'G of all kinds a specialty  NOTICE.  In the matter ot the Estate of Edmund  Cox Parker late of Port Steele. Rancher, deceased.  TAKE XOTICE that, all parties having  claims against the estate of tlie above named  Edmund Cox Parker, deceased, arc required  on or before the 15ih day of June, 1901, to send  by mail, prepaid, to K. L. T. G.'ilbraith. Fort  Steele, li. C. a statement showing the nature  of their claim, the particulars of their accounts  and the nature of the security (if any) held by  them.  AND FURTHER TAKK NOTICE that  after the said ISth day of June the said  Executor will proceed to distribute said estate,  havini.' regard only to the claims of which he  then has notice and will not be responsible to  ihe holaei s of claims of which he has no notice  as. the dale of distribution.  Dated at Fort Steele this 'Jtttli day of April,  IflOl.  il. L. T. GAMJRAITJI  by  Hauvky vt M��CaRTKK, his Solicitors  No  portion  of British Columbia would develop more  rapidly  .than  the   Fort   Steele   mining  division were adequate means of  transportation   afforded   to 7 the  district.  ' ..������ .;���������������.. 7* '������ * ' *  The  Crow's  Nest   coal  areas-  are     inexhaustible,     and      for  hundreds of yea;rs are certain   to  bo a constant source of profit  to  the district. '  d ��� A matter of the utmost importance to the Fort Steele district Cranbrook,  CHAS.   P.   CAMPBELL  Undertaker  and  Em'balmer  Graduate of Champion  College of , tlie United  States.   ��� ���    '   .   . V'  Upholstering  and   General  'Furniture Repairing.  All Work Guaranteed.  Telegraph or  Mail. Orders  Promptly Attended to.  P. 0.  B. C.  All    Modern    Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C.  Large   Sample   Rooms*  for   Commercial   Men.  -^  CARLIN  & DURICK  MERCHANTS   GENERAL  Fort  Steele,  Eest    ,,  Kootenay.  McBride Bro's.  ���* j ' (  sneir w neavu Hardware  sde Agents ,or the Qa^on ��^61  COMPANY  This Steei^s guaranteed to be'eo,ual to Jessop's or Firths inal)  Hard Rock Work-.      <' , **  < ���   ��� ' ^v " .   'A       ,  Sou-: Agents  Sole   Agents  Grows Nest Goal company  Giant Powder Company.  Mining Supplies a Specialty. ^  *- ','-',  Agents for the   MASSEY   HARRIS   CO., Limited.   '  Farming   Implements.  N.-  vv  A;��  R  V E  <, p  MOO RES  pERIQR line"  G  R  N'  w  , A  R  E  S&Ri  Powder,   Fuse   and   Caps  rt,  ' I I '  Cumberland   Goal  Port    Steele  Brewing   Co.  FORT STEELE,. B. C.    ' "       *  MANUFACTURERS     and     BREWERS    OF   EXTRA    FINE  0  '  BEER  PORTER  tm Steele  Meat Market  FRESH  ancUSALT. .MEATS  ALWAYS  - ON HAND. '     ,  R. W. ROGERS, Proprietor.  Fresh Halibut,   Salmon, Salmon-Trout,'Bologna  Sausage,  Butter and Eggs.    Fish and Game in Season.  Fort Steele  and  Kimberley:  JUST    RECEIVED  SOLD   BY   THE   BARREL,    KEG   OR   .BOTTLED  Bottled beer for family use a specialty  OUTSIDE ORDERS GIVEN STRICT $ PROMPT ATTENTION  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED r^Jf&ffiS*.  r  Mutz & Scott, Prop's,  x��M%��%��^��%%m%***%��u*��*��*%%M%��.��,**��%**i��^����*,.u%%������%*%����*��Bi.��*%iitt%��%��'v  WANTED:  AGENT for Fort Steele and vicinity for  the sale of hard)' lines of Standard Fruit  Stock. Small fruits, Ornamental' trees,  shrubs, etc.      Terms liberal.       Apply now  ���to-. ��� ' "��� '.,"  '��� "        ������''���������   ���    "'    - '���  PELHAM NURSERY COMPANY,  Toronto, ,6'nt..  1  1  SAWKKWt-AtMMMMWMMMUWMMMM  Assorted1 Car of Best Brands of Flour and   Meals,  etc.  Flour, Patent Hungarian and Strong Baker:   ;  Rolled Oats, Cracked Wheat, Whoatlotls,  CornmeaJ, Buckwheat Flour, Split Peas,  Navy Beans,   Lima Beans, Pot Barley, etc.  Bran     Chops     Shorts     Oats     Kay.  Fleetwood Tea, a pure article imported direct from Ceylon  try it once and you will use no othei\__  Fresh Breakfast Bacon,   Hams  and  Dry Salt Side Bacon,  Butter land Eggs.  '"POTATOES::;and.  CARROTS  FIREWOOD all lengths to suit all stoves.  THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOUR and FEED :������ STORE  E. C. MILLER, Proprietor  POST OFFICE BOX 836.  All goods guaranteed and prices also as being correct.  Send in orders.  -Ml  '/I  ���'^1  :M  v|  -\ i  i  4  'li  M OP'-
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S;.BSvii?0,or* "O'K".1* "C frnnie niirl cenr«nntoiTnml WIC IVI 1,1, SIIII»'
Till', \\ HKICIj O. O. ll. on approvnl, allowing you tn iin'iTnte iliiiI ex-
uniliio it fully lierm-o you mwpt it.    If it is not allaiul more tliini \vti
claim lor it, and a huttcr wheel.than you can c<.t Tor nnv wlioiiOm-nr the
price from any ono else, refuse it and we will imy till oxpreis elnirtres
ourselves.   The A[MONTROSE"Bicycle «fcV« «rn
at, our .Special   Agciil's   srtjnpl« pricij  of   *4> | h'su
is the fri-eatest haivain in a liieycln over offered.   \\'o Kininintee ll, etnnl
tonnyMi) wheel mi the market, and you need nut iieeei.til, nor niivn <'ent.
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.illAjM I'A<!I I IllOits   aiul't-nke this method of iiuieklv   intniiliieiin-
oiu' l!lO(> .1l..i»»|"l.s.   This ollVii- of „ siiinple wheel lit l.nis low .rice is.
( miuletoseeure.ii RIDER  AGENT in eiich town to represent, us
I and take ordei-K.   Our intents make uionrr Tnst.
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I •'ri.llir IUH I lUKOl  Khelli.v se.-iliilessMil.iiii; Willi forei'il e.lnnee-
I tions. Hush .loints, fnipfdvod  exp.uuler deviee to' fnsteir seat luM, aiid
I iinillle Imr; Hoyiil Airlienovii: :l.he eelelimted .IIiivIh liulisiind li.niL'er—
]tlie easiest runiiini.-,kiio\yii:  |f«,(-<ir.l "A" liri-s. t he l„vl ami ..ne or (ho
most expensive tlresnn the inn iliet. The ui'imiiif. *1 Minlm-cr llviileiih,
Sli'lille;  peilnlii, loiilsaiill airessoilns (he host iil.uiinnhliv  lOiuinii.led Iu
I lilaek, maroon orrnneh Kreell. lilchly llnished anil oruiiineiiled; sneelal
J linlshed nlekf.'IniK on all hrltrlit, parts. • M'o Mioi-oiikIiIv lesfeviTvpieee
■ ot tualeruil flint gors iirio this miiehine.    Our 1,in.Iii,,- yrin-V ,-imo~
initen iHind with eiich hicvele. - '
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llkk seuil free a genuine ltunliek .1(1,1100 mile barrel pattern i-yelo-
>iiiel,er:_nr a hii.'h urmilu lloor jiuiiip.   Your inonev all lmel; If vmi lire not
porfeetly satislled.   ■•       '■ '.
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„ni„.^„„ „„rf 1,1. ■*',**-'*r "nCtl-Oi ment.store kind of u heels, such as iimiiynew
,°.™ !.«r ,'.-';•i;'.v hpiises advertise ,-iikI sell us JnVh (rradiu ■ Wo ran furnish' (.hem.
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^rttt^.—. _.•_,*. ^^j-yj-i,,,        Toronto,Ctuu !Sd.l ������  IA'  THE PROSPECTOR. FORT STEELE, B. CVdl^Ol.  Th^ G  b*^ icons  The propb^ ^  Atid   Tap   the   Greatest   Mii-i eral  of  thfe   Distric t  Ml  'dd:d'7M  wmm  mm  ���At  "���'il  f  A;&-'k  V:    S'l,--  I  ���A  :"i?I  1  'J  *��  Choice Business and Residence lots for Sale  ill  "Ai-,  Apply to  a  Townsite Office.  VJ  ���R'ij THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B. C, JULY 27, 1901.  ��Jte Upvo&pectKix.  SATURDAY. -I Ijr.V  1901.  ' How to Know.  ''God is in His Heaven.  All's well in the World."  ,    So wrote   tlio   poet,   anil   so  think many devout souls.     But  so��.ie*ofus are lemptod to  think  that God is not "in His Heaven"  and  that all   is not "well in the  world".    , There    are    frightful  conditions ol'  life  and   tragical  occurrences Unit counlerfeil 'the  conviction that a wise  and   holy  God overrules  all.     Many   men  "'  have denied God altogether, and  lived  and  died   in skepticism of  the'Eternal.    'Other   men   are  agnostics and   say   they cannot  tell whether there be a  God  or  no.    They  have  been.''confused  �� by the  conflicting  testimony of  history and science and religion,  and have settled down  to   the  conviction  tli'al,   if there   be   a  '    God, it.is useless to try to know  Him.    Many of these are honest;  doubters;   but there  are others  who live as if there were no God  simply because such  a state of  .things   is    congenial   to   them'.'  With them ','The wish   is  father  to the'thought".    Such are   not  true men and are sinning  away  the possibility of ever becoming  such. -       ���' i '  But how may 1, a true and*unquestioning man, know whether  these spiritual, things, are so"-  Over and over 'again' this  a Lies! ion is forced upoii a man. J  say a man, for many so called  ' men never rise 'high enough  above tho animalr to, ask such a  question. How may L, a thinking, intelligence with aspirations  .after better-things, ' know that  God is? ,0   '   ,   ,  ' Does it not" seem that a clue  lies right here? 'Heed God when  ., ho 'speaks to���yon.~ -"Ho .spoke  'loudly to many of us last. week.  Think now. did ho not? Were  you not moved to1-face "many  questions? Life ��� and ' death  problems they were. .. Ho said,to  you. '"For what is your life? Lt  is even a vapor, that appeareth  for a little" and then vanisheth  away." '  To some of us there came a  'different speech, arid to some it  brought confusion and suggestions hard to interpret: but the  important thing is to feel assured  that it was God who spoke. Nor  is it easy, for anyone to put that  thought away, it came with conviction, and had we not forcibly  ejectedjt had remained with us  to stay us in our lives. What  there was in the message difficult  to understand. He had made  plain. If you really wish to  'know God, you must follow out  this suggestion." Christ said:  "He that willoth to do my will  shall know of the doctrine,  whether it be of God"'. There  is a way to know the truth and a  way to be free from doubt, and  he who wills lo know shall know  "Aud ye shall know the trutR  and the truth shall make' you  free".  '   NOTICE.  Sixty days tifler d;il�� 1 Inti-ml to apply to  tin.* Oliicl Ooimnisslonri" ol Limits iim] W" l��s  for |)L*imission to cut mid carry iiv.uv limbfr  from tlie follow Ihk <U".i-iibcU lands i-oimiiciic-  iux at a post, ahoul three chains cast of the  OoldiVroiid. Ijftttcon tin* IMIli 'ilnd .'tilli mile  post, niniiiiif,' ua.sl 40 chains. Lhi'iice south ��,��  chains, ilii-iiiv ��'<-si M) chains, tlicni'u noith SO  chains, thence cast -W chains to place ol coni-  liicm-ciiiilit- Cuiilaiiiinj; ii|0 acres moie oi  less.  Oatcd this (ith <l.i,y ol .lunc, l!��(l.  ���S.\ W. A. CJIIKIIOLAI.  MINKKjM, ACT, Ihii'i.  .   ' (FOjtai v.)  CKKTIKU.'ATI! or l.MI'JKiVKMr.NTS.  - ItUXIlJljr  NOT1CE.  Sixty (lays alter dale I intend to apply to  Llio (Jhk'l Coininissioiicr of LiiihIn and Woiks  for permission to cut and carry away liinlicr  from the following ile.scnlieil land iu Sotitli-  ISasl, ICootuiiay. Coiiiiiiiinciiit; al a post' aliont  ihree chains east of the fjolden road, and between the :! I and X> mile post, thence cast 10  chains, thence north ho chains, thence west HO  eliaiiis, thence soiiili so chains, thence east in  chains to plaee of cnir.mcnceiiicnt, 'containing  lilll aci es more'or less.  ,     A. H. UHACI". ���  ' Dated this Till day of .lime huh.   -p.  GIANT  NOTICE.  Take notice sixty days after date 1 intend  lo apply to till' Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works for* permission to cnl ami cany  away timber from ihe follow-int? described land  in Hoiuh-ICast ICooteiiny. Commenceiiin; at, n  posi planted about thiee chains east of the  Cohlen road between the :< and HI mile posl,  Ihenee easl'-10 chains, thence norlli h'O chains,  tlienee west fu chains, thence south SO chains,  thence cast -10 chains to place of cominencemett  containing IHU aeres moi'C'Oi* less.  ��� '        JAMBS GHEEH.  Dated tins (ith day of .lunc 1901.  MASTODON,     WHALE      AND  MINERAL   CLAIMS.  Situate in the Fori Steele Minim,'  Division  of Kast Koolenay District. ,  When:  located:,     (in   I'fi-ry Cieek. about  (inc. iiiul it hall miles liom its moulh.   ,  . Talie notice that,i. Thus. T. .MeVittie. Free  Miner's Cerlilicate No. iUJi'l."i Akciil for the  Mastodon (.old and Coppei Company. Fine  Miller's Certillcate No. jHiTiU, intend sixty days  ifiom the dale hereof, to apply to the .Mining;  Itecordcr lor a Oitiflcate ol Improvements, for  Ihe puipose ol obiaiuini; a fioun (Irani of the  above claims. '  ; .Mid furtlicr take nnlice that action under  section ;i<. musl be commenced belore the issuance ol such Certilicnle of Improvements.  I nit ci] this lltltli day of May. 1901, A.D.  ���S.i- TIIOS. T. McVITTIH.  CANADIAN  ���/���nNL  RAILWAY  Summer  vacation jrins  Pan-American Exhibition  BUFFALO *76  JULY 2."\0.'    AUGUST 0, 20.  MIN'KHAL   ACT.  ("i'fillM K.J  cKtt'i'iriiM'iK nr imi*i<ovkmi:n"i',s.  NOTICE.  .    NOTICE.  Sixty days after dale J intend to apply to  the Chief Commissioner ',of Lands and works  for permission to, cut and carry away timber  from the following described .land in Sputh-  I'asi ICooteuay. Commence! iik at a post about  three ohiiins easi'of the Golden road between  the 33 and :u mile post, thenco east 40 chains,  thence south 80 chains, thence west 80 chains,  thence nortii ?0 chains, thence east -10 chains io  place of commencement conininiiiK tl-io acres  more or less. i  r     ,).A. I1AKVEY.' ' ''  Dated this 7th day of June ISiOl  SELKIRK,   GEM   AND "GREAT    BEAR  MINERAL CLAIMS. c  .Situate in llie Tort Steele Mining Hivlsion  of South JSiist, ICooteniiy District.    ,  Where located: On Huekleberry Mountain  south of the Nortii Star j,'roup.  ���Take notice that J, Charles I'sltnere. Free  Miner's Certillcate No *'M lOOflrt"'. Ajjoiit for  Arthur S. Goodcve, I''ree Miner's Certificate  No. -IJ .VnJttH"'. intend sixty days from tho date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certilieale of Improvements, for the purpose of  oblaininir a Crown Grant of the above claims.  lAnd further lake notice that action, under  section ��", must be commenced before the issuance of such Certillcate of Improvements.   ���  Dated this lOlli day of June. A.D.. l'JOl.  ���>fi- CHAltLKS   1SSTMKRK. "  MlNKItAI". ACT.  Ifillll.  (L'OIiM r.)  (JKItTlFIOATK OV 111 J'UOVK.MKNT.S.  notice:  N'OTICK  l-HK-KMI'TOR."  r/TvNDS.  CROWN  rP UK   alteniion ol  1      lands i.s ' hercb  of 1-rc-emptni's    of  Crown  by culled to an amenduiBui  lo the "Land Act."passed at tho lasi session  of the Legislature, which provides  as  follows.  ���-���*���- ���' '        .  "!).   J-'re-emptors of Crown  hinds, whether in  arrears in payment, of instilments of purchase  money or not. who at lhe time of coining into  foiee of this Act have 'obtained Ceriilicates ol  improvement, or who shall have, obtained  Ceriilicates of Impiovement within iwelve  months thereafter, shall on eontoi-iuing-with  the provisions of the -'Laud Act."', except as  hereby altered, be entitled to obtain Crown  yr.mts of their pre-emption claims upon completing payments of purchase money at. the  rate of seventy-five cents per acre, and Crown  grant fees, which' payments may be,made as  follows:��� ' ���  ���'Twenty-live cents per acre on or belore lhe  lilsfday'of December, lliOl:     ' '  ��� Twenty-live cents per acre on nr,Lbeloretlie  :tOth dayof Jiiue'.'lfin': i   '  "and the remaining-  ���'Twenty-live cent.s per acre on or before the  :tlsi day of December, 1802. and without any  Im tiller payment of interest, or arreais ot  interest."   '  , W. S. (iOKK. '  litputy Commissioner <>/ Lands iV- Works  Lands and Works Department.  Victoria. Jt. G. Jsl June 1001.  Silver   Queen   and Herculess  iMincral  ' Claims.  Situate in ihe I'ori, Steele Mining Division  of Kasi Kootenay District., t ���  Where located:���On the west side of Lower  IV'oylc Lake.  * TAKK NOTiCF, that 1, Edmund A. Kll'oii,  Free Miner's Certillcate No. "15. IO0AI" acting  for myself and as agent for K. Frith Cummins  Froe Miner's Certificate No. "I". \0{rli-\ intend,  sixty days li-om the date.liereol. to apply to the  Mining Iioeordcr for'a Certillcate or Improvements.' lor the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claims.  And further take notice that action,  under  section S", must be commenced before the issuance of such Certiiicate of Improvements.      ,  Dated this liftecnth day of July. A. D.. 1001.  ���j!>- . . J"  A..KLTOX.   ' '  Epworth  League Meeting  SAN   FRANCISCO    ^50.00  ,     ��.JULY  |:j.   14,' In.  Christian Endeavor Convention  Ol NCINN A TI    jfsTiR. r��0  JULY 2, a.  v  National Education Association  DETROIT #71.25  JUIiY 2,  3.  Far tinie-ttibles, rates and full infor-  niiitioi) call <iii or uddrn.aH nwiresl local  ayenL        '  C. E. MANSPIKLD. Ayt. Fort Steele.  J.S.CARTER,  Dis. Pass. Agt.  Nelson.  E. J. C0YLE,  A. G. P. A.  Vancouver  INSPECTION*  'OF     MlOTAfjljrFFjl'OUS  MINKS. '  NOTICE.  Agents  Wanted  Completo Life of Quten Violoria  HKST  HOOK   '  REST TIORMS  Outflt Mailed on Jleceipt of 1;"S cents.  Address  S. C. MILLER & CO..  Portland, Ore., U.S.A.  Career   and   Character  of Abraham Lincoln.  An address by Joseph Choate, Ambassador to Great Britain, on the career  and character of Abraham Lincoln���  his early life���hi.s early strii'fjylc:" with  the world���hi.s character as developed  in the later years of his life and his administration, which placed his name so  hig-h in the world's roll of honor and  fume, has been published by the <1ii-  cag-o, Milwaukee & St. Paul J tail way  and may be had by sending; six (<i) cents  in postage to F. A. Miller, ("enei'itl Passenger Agent, Chicag-o, 111.  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR.  '���Canadian continch-nt 1'xk.mi'tjon Acts. '  *"-���'.. returned South African Voluutccr.s. who  huVe not .ilrend.v done so. are requested to  coinmunicntc with the undersigned wiihoutdc-.  lay, us also the next of Itin ot those deceased or  of those who huve not yet' returned to liriiish  Columbia, or'any other persons interested in  mining properties held hy .such Volunteers.  The liitcst date possible for receiving applications for exemption under the above Aeis will  be the first of "uly. proximo.  UlCHAKD MeUH-lDI*",  1 Minister nf Mines,.  Uflpui'Linenl of Mines.  Victoria. 1��.,0. 3rd June, Ifltll,  Guaranteed $900  Salary   r^y-  Men and women of good address represent ns, some to travel appointing*  ito-cnts. others for local work looking"  after our interests, $1)00 salary ���guaranteed yearly: extra, commissions and  expenses. Vapid advancement, old established house. Grand chance for  earnest man or women to secure pleasant, permanent position, liberal income  and future. New. brilliant lines Write  at once.  STAFFORD   PRESS.  23 Church St.. New Haven. Conn.  CLEAN SEED OATS  Vick's Improved American Banner  Kxtra heavy yieldint;-  AT   $1.50   PER   100   POUNDS  F. O. R.CAHS (JOWLKV, ALI-JFjJJTA  C. ELTON, Livingstone, P.O.  .    I.VSPKCTOHS", DlSTItlCTS.  ,i '  TIIE "Inspector'of Metalliferous Mines are  - hereby assigned ^the following a.s their  respective' inspection Distiiets with head-  fiuartcr.s as noted. Such assignment lo take  place from June l"nh. 1001. until furtlicr notice.  Akciiiiiai.I) Dick. Inspector.       *  Ifcadiiitarlem,  al.'ranbroof.:    <>M<:<' ��� <\f  Deputy Milling Recorder.  Inspection District shall comprise all of Kast  Kootenay and also Oo.it River Mining Division  of West ICooteuay.  In addition  lo  lhe   duties   of   Inspector  of  Metalliferous Mines. Mr. Dich will also  act as  Inspector of Coal Mines  within  lhe same dis  triet. ""    ,    ' ~  .Ta.mk"! MfXiKKrtOit. Inspector.  Hrudquarfpr.1. OJIirr nf Mining Reorder, Neli.!))).  Inspection   Dismcl   shall   comprise   all   of  West Kootenay   except ,C"oul River  Jliniiij,'  Division, and also the Grand Forks and Kettle  River Mining Divisions of ValeDistricl.  Thomas Morgan, Inspector.  ireudqunrtfirn. Gorcrnmeul  Jhiildini/s.  'A'unainio.  Inspection District. Vancouver Island and  Coast District. '  Mr. Morgan is also Inspector of Coal Mines  for this district.  <- Notice is hereby given ol such Inspection  Districts and lhal in accordance with the  "Inspection of Metalliferous Mines Act. 18fi"."'  and Amending Acts, notice of accidents to employees happening within any or such Districts  must be promptly reported both lo' the Inspector of such District and also lo the .Minister or Mines.' Victoria.  In mines not included in lhe above Districts  managers will report, iu duplicate, lo the Minister of Mines direct, who. if he considers it  nccessary.'ttill assign an Inspector to specially  report.  Minnie lorms upon which to make reports of  such accidents may,be obtained from the Inspector ol   thec^Distriet,    from    the   Mining  Recorder, or upon application to this offlcc.  RICHARD McURIDK.  Minister of Mines  Department of Minn*.  Mil June. UWJ. ~'0-  GflNN & GO.  ^tTfTfft-mnnnmrnttnniTffwnwm^  I CAPITAL WANTED.    I  |      To Develop f  I     The Rich Mineral I  |     Resources Of |  I     South East Kootenay. I  lv ^  I Partially Developed,  | And Undeveloped Copper  \ And Silver-Lead Properties  �� Are Offered For Sale On  \ Liberal Working Bonds. ,  I   for Reports,  and information; write to  CHARLES  ESTMERE. '*  I Kimberley,   B.C.  tkikUkiUUkkUUUUUUUikUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUlkUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUi  ^'our attetitifin is .culled to the  '���I'iomicr Linitled". triiin.i of the ������Mil-  wiiiikco it'St lJtu\] Jtiiilwjiy." ������'Plie only  perfect trains in llio world." ,  You will find it desirable to ride on  those trains when <���'"*'.*< to any point in  the .Eastern Slates or, Canada. , They  connect .with all Transcontinental  .Trains and all Ticket Agents sell  tickets.' i.       ���  For further information, pamphlets.  eic. ask any Ticket. Agent of"  "*''  R.  U  PORO. " '      OV.T.  EDDV      , ��� .,  Puss. A��-ent. (ieneral Ayent,'  SPOKANei. POJ JT1.AND.  The PROSPECTORS3 EXCHANGE  NO.   4   K.-W..-C.   BLOCK,   NELSON,   B.C.  ("old.  Silver-Lead  and Copper Mines wanted at the   liXCJJAXCH.  ���FRKK  ..MlfjfjCNd   CfOLP   properlif-.- wanted  at once for'Kantei'ii  investors. c /, ,      ,      '       ' ,  Parties having  niiiiiiio- properly for mile are  reqnested,  jSample.s of their ore to the KXOHANC'K for exhibition.  We desire to hear,from   pro*>p(.'(:tpi's  who have  proinisiny  claims in British C'oluinliiu.  Prospectors   and  mining  men  are  reqiie-tcd  lo   make   thes  CTIANGR their headquarters when in Nelson. ''  All samples should be sent by express. PR 12PA I D. ��� ,.  Corrcspoiiflence solicited.,' Address ull eomimuiications to  ANDREW F. ROSENBERGER,  Telephone >'��>.  104-.     I>. O.  Ilox 700.   ' .VKI.SOX,  IS. C.    9)  to   send  mineral  The Most. Complete'Health  Resort on  the ("'ontinent of Nortii America.  i - '��  Siluiiti'd midst Scoiiui-y miiivnllfjfl for Grandeur  Halcyon    Hot   Springs  Boutin;,' lishiiiKCanitapiiim Kcsidcnt Pliy-  & Kxcursions Oollllal I lllll sioi:m& Nurse  Halcyon Sprinys. Arrow Lake. B. C  i  In tclCKi'iipbiu commiiniciaion  with all parts ot tlie world.  Two mails arrive and depart, every day."  Terms, SI 5  to .*i>18  per week, according  to residence in Motel or Villus.  Its Hatli.s Cure 'all Nervous and Muscular  Diseases. Its Waters Ileal ail Kidney, Mver  and Stomach Ailments.  .). taknhausFjI:  Watciimaickk  ANT)  " JEWKI.KK.'  ftnyravinj;-.  Riverside Avenue,  Fort Steele. B. C. V  General     Merchants  Fokt Stioiclk, Iii. C. '  FliUlT  CONFICCTIONEUY  STATIONIJ-HV  'i  CinAns.  Post Offici*;   Stokis.  WANTIOn TRUST WORT! TV ^fKN  AND WOMKN lo travel and .idvortise  for old established house of solid financial standiiif;-. ...Salary *7S0 a ���year and  expenses, all payable in cash. No canvassing- rcfjttired. (Give references -and.  enclose self- addressed stamped cn-  Velope. Address>Managcr, 355 Caxton  Bldg.. Chicago.  East Kootenay  Bottling Co.  &  flerated waters  Of all kinds.  Syrups, Champagnes, Ciders,  Ginger Ales, Etc.  Soda  water  in  siphons.     The  most  economical way to handle it.  KIMPTON   &   PITTS  WINDERMERE & DONALD  C-.~ I  General Merchants  Minino suDDNes a SoeciaJtu v  Miuers going northwai*d via Canoe, River Route will find it' a large  saving and 'convenience to procure their supplies at Donald.'  1 , r,      '  , - ' .       SOLE'AGENTS for  Canton Steel Company  Windermere, Golden and Donald  Mining Divisions."       ���  ,  Agents at Windermere  for the California Giant Powder Co.  General JViercHant  Iwicfuor Dealer.  AND  ANDREW   NEIDIG  GONTRflGTOR    and    BUILDER  i  HOUSK ANTD SIGN 1'AINTINC!  CAFjCIMININCI and PAl'KR HAN'OINt!  PORT STEELE. R C.  iW   All   work promptly done.  S�� Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber,      A large assort- ^3  J~ ment of seasoned LumBer and Shingles always       - :3j  S^" '     o                    on hand. r3  ^ ,   DIMENSION     LUMBER     A     SPECIALTY. 3  was a  BG.  wiuuuiuiuiumiiUiiiiujiiuij*.'iiiuiimiiiimiaiimiJiiuiiiii^  the  Waldorf  FERNIE, B. C.    OLD TOWN  HIGHWARDEN & SON.  PIONEER  BARBER SHOP  Everything Strictly First Glass.  Next door to the Prospector,.  SPLENDID ACCOMMODATIONS     ,  Sample Rooms for Commercial Men  No Traveller Skould Pass the Door.  The trail runs within ten feet of the house. Good  Barn and plenty of hay and grain. If you patronize the  Waldorf you will never regret it. '  H.   i.   KANOUS15,    -      -Proprietor. A-  THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B. C, JULY 27, 1901.  A]  1  North Star Lodge  NO. 30.   A._F. AKD A. M.      G. R. B. C.  FORT STBELK. B. C.  Regular meetings���1st Tuesday in each  month at eight o'clock. Visiting Urethern are  cordially invited.  A. C. Nelson, Secretary.  Rocky Mountain Chapter  NO. 125. R. A. M.  FORT  STEELE. B. C.  Reg-ular meeting's���2nd Tues>ila,v in  each month at eight o'clock.  Visiting"    Brethern   are   cordially  invited.  R. L. T. Galbraith Scribe E.  Prof essionei I.  Geo. S. McCarter. J. A. Harvey  HARVEY 4 McCARTER  1   Barristers,  Solicitors,  Xotaried Public, '  Conveyancers etc.  _ FORT  STEELE, B. C.  REVELSTOKE STATION and GOLDEN  o  COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY     MADE.  W. R. ROSS  r  Barrister      -     , -       Solicitor  ��Jj�� tyVO&pZtiCTC.  SATURDAY, JULY 27, 1901.  ���>uTmnnummw*fTiTTmffn��mffnnnnn*  |  LOCAL NEWS.  |  ������.-ukkuuuuuuuLkuuuuuuuuuuuuuu-y  What is news?  The events of the world, the  happenings in every land and  clime, at home and abroad;  News may be defined as mirror  of passing events, a presentation  of the thoughts and the deeds  and the desires of the world at  large.  H. H. McVittie and A. D.  Henderson of Cranbrook were al  the Imperial on Monday.  Ira Fierce came   down  from  the Mabel May'mine on Monday.  MINERAL ACT.  1 (I'OKM r.J  (.KKTIFK'ATE ok impkovkmu.nts.  XGT1CE.  King- Solomon.  Queen of Sheba. Big-  1-ir-nd   Boy   and   Honeycomb  Mineral Claims..  Situate in the Fort Steele Mining Division ot  East Kootenay District.  Wheie located:���Near the forks of Wild  Horse creek.  Take notice that I. Thomas T. -Mi'Vlttie, P.  M. C. No. II 43489. ajjent for C. M. l'.irker, Free  Miner's Certillcate No. U 27M.">, intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Keoouler for a Certillcate of Improvements  for the puipose of obiainiiiK a Crown Grant of  the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  soetloii 37, must be commenced before the  issuance ol such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this COth day of July, A. ��. 1901..  30-      " THOMAS T. MoVITTII".  NOTICE.  A special meeting of the License Commissioners of South East Kootenay will be held at  Rlko, aukusi 10th. 1901. to consider the  following applications:  Jules Hurel, a transfer from I'hillipp-. to the  Kootenay River near the International  boundary lino.  Ferdlnind Bennett for a license Crop's Nest  Hotol, at Crow'.-. Nest Landing.  Charles Fransen, a license for Hotel itl u  point three miles from mouth of Klk Hirer.  Phillip ,J. Cohill,, a license for Columbia  Hotel at Klko.  Fiusimons and Hicl:waril, :i license  for Kll;-  lioni Hotfl at Crow's Nest Landlii;,'.  H   W.  BARNES.  Chief Llui'tiin Inspector.  Dated ��t l'Vrmo July 19th IflM. '  ' Robort Little and Albert  Banks went to Perry creelc on  Tuesday.  A load' of lumber for the  Placer, Mining Co.| ou��� Perry  creek, left Steele on Tuesday.  J. Noonan and "W. Robinson  visited Perry creek on Sunday  last.  NOTARY   PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER.   .  Fort  Steele,   B.   C  T.    EDE  LANDS and "MINES  V     NOTARY  PUBLIC  COLLECTIONS *jlven PROMPT ATTENTION  Fort Steele, B. C.  Fort Steele Development Syndfcatk Ltd  ��� ' lft LeHdenball Street, London. England.  ��� *   f i  N. A. WALLINGER,        FORT STEELE.  POST OFFICE BOX 8.  Fred Biumo're.' R. Little and  several others visited the Wild  Horse placer mines on Sunday.  Rich aud Poor Alike u��e Pain-Killer  Taken internally for cramps, colics and  diarrhoea. Applied externally, cures  sprains, swollen muscles'.' eie. Avoid  substitutes, there's but on'e Pain-Killer  Perrv Davi��".   25e. and 50o.  ' EL,  F. rCollect   was    at.  Imperial on Wednesday.  the  'J. A. Harvey returned from a  business trip, to Feruie on Tuesday.  Douglas  Corsaji  ,    , '.(CM-MIX)    ''  ,      , ' '    ,  '"      & ���>���   ���  OFFICE���Riverside Avenue.  Next Door to BleasdelVa Drug Stqre.  ���THOMAS    McVITTIE  Fort Steele B.C.  QM. Carlin of Golden," brother  of Win. Carlin, was in town on  Tuesday.  A. Kleinsmith of Kalispell was  at the Imperial on Tuesday.  .  G. H. Richardson' and C. M.  Henriths of-Forme were sat the  Imperial on Monday. On Tuesday they visited the iron beds on  Bull river. '\     \  f-'R. L. T. Galbraith visited  the  St. Eugene Mission on Tuesday.  8RASSICK   i   DEMPSEY.  CONTRACTORS  AND  BUIUJDBRS.  Fort   Steele   B.C  Shaving W Hair Dressing Parloi  Next to Oriental Hotel  ' FORT   STEELE, B. C.  AH kinds of hair work  o a specialty.  Government Agent Armstrong  left on Tuesday for,' Feruie on  official business. .  A Narrow Escape.  On Saturday last Messrs.  Mather, Watson and Dimick,  who were patrolling the river in  a canoe, in search of information  concerning the disappearance of  Mr. Charles Clark, met with an  accident and had a very narrow  escape. While attempting, to  run a piece of swift water, the  boat was capsized, throwing its  occupants into the swift running  water, Dimick and Watson succeeded in reaching tho shore  after a hard struggle, Mather  clinging to' the boat was  carried down stream striking a  log jam on a bar in the center of  the river, the boat, was carried  under' the jam, Mather, however  succeeded in climbing on the  jam, whore he remained . until  Dimick and Watson returned to  Steele aud secured another boat.  It was some six hours after the  accident occurred when Mather  was, rescued from his x">erilous  position.  ' St. John's Church of England.  Services will be, held in, the  Church of St. John" the Divine  every Sunday evening at'7,:30.  Strangers are welcome.  PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH. '  , Christian service will ,be conducted in the .Presbyterian  Church by'the Pastor Rev. D.  McK. Reid,- B. A. every Sabbath  evening at 7:80. Sunday School  at 2 p.m.    '        '    '    /     ==*==*'    ~  All,are welcome' to our services  NOTICE.  Ticket holders of .the Diamond  .Jubilee Hospital will please in future,  leave their subscription at iho'l'oai  Olliiv with Mr. (.'ami who liu*< kindly  consented lo not, as (.'olleetdr for the  Maid Hospital.  It. l-'OL-SON. Mj\tuon.  ���    NIAGARA    ���  Vapor Baths are now selling freely and may be  had from the agent H. Kershaw delivered at your  homes at Eastern prices. Call for a printed  description and testimonial book*.  THE   COPYRIGHT   BOOKS  Now being offered by 1 f. Kershaw of Fort Steele,  agent for the \'\. G. Publishing Co. are in great  demand. Call and'see samples and you will become  a subscriber at once.  , Tanglefoot Fly Catchers.  The season is now on for this useful article, nnd I hoy  may be had cheap from Henry Kershaw, Oieneral  Merchant, Fort Steele, B. C.  t��T!nHnjanJui*riji!ri*n^^  MINKKAL ACT.  (I'OUM  1".)  i'>.KTlFirA-:'K OK IMI'llOVf.MKNI'S.  NOTICE.  Great  Dune,   White  Star and   Fisher  Mineral  Claims.  Situute In tho 1'orl Sti'i'lo Mining Division or  Kasi Kooienuy'Disirict.  When* located:���On Morris droit, a' trlliu-  tuiy of ihu Si. Mary's Klvur.  TuUe iiotti'e Unit I John McLniuliic, of Nelson  ui'iIUB as UKtiiit (or llrruerL L. Sawyer, ".M.C.  15. oO.Ml, James I'." Sawyer, RM C. II..30,370.  Clurk's A. Sawyer. R M. C. H.SO,*lf38, Aduliihc  ljiipoinie, R Al. C. 1{..t0,^0,"i. Cloortjimi Liiiiointo  V. M. C. li.SO.SiM and Kretl CokIi; l'l-ee Miner's  Cerliticaie Xo. 1 t.."M),ir>0, intend sixty days from  the dale hercor, to apply to the Mining Kecord-  er Tor Ceriilicates of Improvements, for the  purpose of obuiiniiis.' Crown Ciiiints of the  above claims. ' ''  And further take notice Unit notion, 'under  section :IT, must be commenced before tin* issuance of-such Certiliciite of Improvements.  Dated thls'lSth day of June, A. I)., IWM.  29- JOHN McLATCIIll'j, I'. L. S.  Notice to Delinquent Co-owners.  1   The  *  *  *  *  *  ���*       -  3;  ��   Ami IIS licaiiclies in C'uum'a. the United States and Hr-il'sh Colmiibiu.  St , ,  |   Cranbrook Branch.  Canadian BanK of commerce  HEAD OFFICE ��� TORONTO.  Paid up Ciiiiital $S,(K)0.000; Reserve Pund *2,0O0.'O00;   ��  A��yrefrate llesources Ovoi*'*(io,(��00,000.  London Office; fill Lombard Street, K. C. ''  New Vork Office;  III i:\cluiii��o I'liice.  r  *  HUBERT HAINES, Manager.  *  *  LIMITED.  G. H. Robertson of Cranbrook  was in town on Thursday.  B.   E.  Utz,   Spokane,   was at  the Imperial on Thursday.'  The Canadian Pacific Railway  will sell-Pan-American excursion  tickets from Kootenay points to  Buffalo and return , at rate of  ��76.00, goodi going August 6th,  and September 3rd. Final limit  of return sixty days from date of  sale.  A.J GREZ,  Proprietor  L. COHN  TAILOR  *   . AND IMPORTER OF  FINE WOOLLENS  Rocky Mountain Avenue  Fort Steele, B. G.  N. A. Wallinger and Toin  Ray killed two bear, a grizzly  and , brown bear, and three  mountain goat, while on their  prospecting trip up Bull river.  J. S. Clute, Custom Inspector  New .Westminster, was in town  on Wednesday. ���  T. 6. Armstrong  Fort Steele, B. C.  ' MANUFACTURER  OF V.  Tinware, Galvanized Iron, -Sheet  Iron,   Stove  Pipes and  Copperware  ���; " ''-.���' " , - A   ���  BUILDINGS HEATED and VENTILATED  Plumbing,  Pipe  fitting, and all  kinds of sanitary work ���  Air Tiflht���Hot. Blast Stoves  Hydraulic   and   Air   Pipes   for  Mines   .  SPECIAL  ATTENTION  PAID   TO  JOB  WORK.  W. McKenzie of Macleod was  at the Imperial on Wednesday.  N. A. Wallinger and T. Ray  who have been engaged in prospecting on Bull river for the  past month returned to Steele on  Wednesday.  J. Laidlaw returned from the  iron mines.on Bui) rivet" on Wednesday, d"    ���   ���  Two Thousand in Gold.  There is no doubt but that the  production of placer gold, in the  Fort Steele district, for the  present year will be a large increase over that of 1900. Carlin  <fc Durick, on Thursday, purchased $1,500 in gold dust.  During the past month this firm  have secured by purchase over  $2,000 in gold,     f  Jud   Langley   returned   from  Moyie on Wednesday.  To Henry nose and Waller Sullv. or io any  peri,6n or persons to wlicm he or tliey may  liave transferred his or their interest-; in the  jV.shland mineral' claim, situate on the ivesl  fori; of the St. Mary's river. In the Fori Sleele  luiulnif division of Kast Kooienay and recorded  in ihe Recorder's oftlce aiForl'Steele.  You and each ol" you are hereby no till oil  lhat I have expended since November, 1894,  and to date (six hundred aud seventeen dollar*)  In labor and improvements upon the above  mentioned mineral claim in order to hold said  mineral claim under the provisions of the  Mineral Act. And if within ninety days from  the date of this notice you fail, or refuse to  contribute your portion of such expenditures  together with all costs of advertising, your interests in .saidelaim will become the property  of the subscriber under section 4 of an Act en-  I  titled-"An  Act, to   j\inend the Mineral  Act,  1?b0"'", n' , .  "       A. H7 W1UOIIT.  ";;D:itcd at Tort Steele this 18th day of July',  190?."   " ' 29-4:1  "..Head Office  4GrQuEENlVictoria St.,  London, England. ���  , British Columbia Office  Fowv Steicle,  n. c.'  0 0. M. Edwards;  Oen'l Manacer.  ' R. E. Pishburn of Nelson and  C. S. A. Atwood, Greenwood  were at the Imperial on Thursday.  The Whole Story  in a. letter :  .0       (PIBRT   UAVlV.)  From C'upt, F. Love, Police Station No.  6, Montreal:��� 'We 'frequently nee Pekhy  Davis' Pais-KiIjI.ek for ;��(<���� intlicttnm-  urti, rheumatism, tfijiiiesn, .front hitti, chilblains, i-ramjr, and all Hllliciioim which  Derail men in our position. I have no hesitation iu saying that Tais-Killeii i'�� the  bett remedy to have near at hand."        '  Ui*ecl Internally and Externally.  Two Sizes, 25c. and 50c. bottles.  There will be a meeting of the  License Commissioners held at  Elko August 10th.  A. C. Downey' returned from  Moyie on Thursday.  Win. Voss came down from  Victoria Gulch on Wednesday.  A number of mining men  visited the Wild' Plorse placer  mines on Thursday.  As soon as the Crow's Nest  Southern Railway is completed,  10,000 tons of coal and coke will  be the daily shipment to the  United States from the Pernio  mines.  AT THE WINDSOR  'Table   Board   at the Windsor  has been reduced to #1 per day  "' Single Meals 3r> cents  Chicken Dinner  30,000 Acres Farm Lands  In tlie far famed'Kootrnay Valley for Sale on easy terms  of payment. - Prices $L\r>0 Vfai ackic and upwards. In close  proximity to the^Cuow's NrstpRailway.i  Lots in ' the town of Elko are now on lhe market, prices $50,  and,upwards according lo situation. ��� '~    . c  6 ". 1  '" , , . ���     ���  . l r r  Elko boasts of the biggest waler power in South East  Kootenay, and wilU.be lhe junction of the Crow's Nest Southern  Railway. , ' .   ' " / '        u  Correspondence Solicited. -  Every Sunday  50 con Is  MRS. DILSE,  ���Windsor House Dining Rooms.  Port Steele Flour and Feed  Store can supply oran, shorts,  oats and all kinds of:'libin* and  meal, hay baled or loosed      *  M.     Carlin     returned     from  Wardner on Thursday..  A. Kleinsmith who has been  visitingSteele for the past week  returned to Kalispell on Thursday.  The Golden Five group will be  crown granted , in the near  future. '.-.���'���  H. Drew and Miss , Soper of  Kimberley wera visitors at  Steele on Thursday.  Dave Grirtith came down from  Wild.Horse creek on Thursday.  J. S. Carter of Nelson, District  Passenger Agent, C.P.R., was  in town on Friday.  W. Thompson of Moyie was in  town on Friday.  Great preparations are being  made from Montreal to Victoria  in connection with the visit of  the duke ami duchess of Cornwall and York.     ,  Andrew Neidig'returned  from  Moyie on Thursday.  The  Shamrock   11   has sailed  for New York.  The Fernie townsite question  has been settled!  H. F.   Collett left on   Friday's  stage for Windermere.  Robert Dore  was down from  Wild Horse on Thursday.  Messrs. Bain'and Ross of Spokane arrived iu town on Friday.  ASSAYING  C K. Nicholson.  1'KTKItUOKOlIOII.   I). C.  (Ijiecnseil hy I'rovincl.il Oovi'i-iiiiieiu.)  Gold and silver *2.00  Silver and lend '.... 2.(X)  Gold, silver and Copper .'(.00  Gold, silver, lead and copper.. -UK)  Samples  left, with  Cat-lin ���&��� Durick  will receive prompt, tit.tiintioii.  H Fort Steele Cigar Store Jf  ^���- ,                   Fort   Steele,   B.  C. i~20  g/ '   WHOLESALE & RETATL DEALERS ^  2E: In Cigars, Cigarettes. Pipcsand Tobacco.       .- ^  ^ Finest Variety of Pipes and Smokers Out tit' |~2  pr Tn the District, Including Meerschaum, 13. B. B. :-*3  ^ Alpha, and Other Brands.    ' |~S  g^ Tmporled.and Domestic Cigars at Lowest Prioos. '^  ^ Billiard and Pool Parlor and Reading ^S  *jr Room in Connection. ^5  ^ C. P. R. Ticket, and Telegraph Oilier*, and Canada 3  S��E Western Telephone Oftico in Slort!. " j^S k  i Mansfield & Cotterell, |  fc Proprietors. 3  ?iuiiiiuiuntatutuiiaiiiuiiuijiiiuiiiuiutiuimiiii.iuuuini  Monte Carlo Restaurant.  THE MOST  UP-TO-DATE  PLACE IN FORT STEELE.  Everything Cooked  "as  you  iakf.  IT."  Fort Steele  Diamond Jubilee  Hospital  MISS FOLSON,  MATRON.  CiriulilMttof St.'Liikds llfispiliil.  VliiicouYfsr, II. C. ���' "  This Instil.utidii has been roiiently  enlarged by a now win��- which is now  open for 'reception of patients. I'Yir  terms apply to  Miss Folsom,    or   J. K. Smith, Sec.  Matron. Fort Steele, Bip. ft'  WM. ROBINSON,   Proprietor  -ft. .-...,.'������ "     ... ��� ..   , *  - ��� '���        ,:     "K  ��� ' -   ������..,'",*.  v ���        '    $  ��� '    ���   ���*  The Steele Hoiise  Fort Steele^ B. O.  Centrally ���'Situa.ted on. Riverside Avenue.  Conducted on, Up-To-Date Methods.  The Best Bar In Town.  B. Mclffeislx  PROPRIETOR.  JK i  m  '-'i  .. li  aU  >|  . li  11  t ���  ���  \ 1  I  i   ' i 4  \ I  ��� ^'1  A  I  W  Mil  lit  M  %  m  '���''I  1  <i*  VAl  Vii  1  1  iti  ,w  *&MWiMUK*��*i*��Mti��***

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