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Array rJ'nrary of Leg Ahm  m  H  * '    ��� '���,:���" &  ;j; Devoted to the upbuilding |  OF   FORT   STEELE.  ��SK-    Independent   in   Politics,   a  * #  1t.\ -v  *  THE   PROSPECTOR  CON-   *  *  *  *  TALNS ALL' PUBLIC NOTICES AND GIVES THE  LATEST TELEGRAPHIC  AND LOCAL NEWS. *  Vol. G.  New Advertisements To-a ay.  MT. M. Siirnifiiu...  .'-.���.'Piiirc H  FOJ?r  STBgLB, J3. C, SATURDAY, JULY 7, WOQ.  THE CELEBRATION.  ^Hie'Most Successful. Ever Given   In  Fort Steele.  The threatening weather on  Wednesday gave .promise of  jseriously interforring with tlie  celebration which had been arranged, but fortunately the sun  would occasionally show through  rhrt clouds and raised the  spirits  *>f the people on.) pleasure  bent, _    _.     ^.���   ���.^.���  and it was not until tho after- Cranbrook caine in late and tlie  sifvon Wets there a brief fall of crowd,a round his booth was not  .vaJn. Early in the morning peo- as great as around that of Sliver  j��le commenced to arrive from although he used his most seduc-  the outside  and   hy  noon   there tive tones to attract a gathering  ploded iu the pocket of Rod Mc-  Leod's boy.  t  Another boy was in the way  during the 200 yard foot race at  the tinisli and was stepped on by  one of the runners, and one of  his feet pretty badly hurt.-f -  1    The silvery voice of ''Slivers''  was heard  in   the  land,   calling1  upon people to buy pools. Judg  ing from the  crowd  which  sui  rounded the booth he must have  had a successful day.  Little  Tommy Rookes . from  WAR   IN   CHINA.    cruiser.   Vettor  Pioanix,   sailed  Pekiu   Ruled   by   a   Mob.��� Foreig-n F01' ^h'HU- today.  .  Legations Under Fire. - No   Alien        Rome, .hdy J.���Everything   is  - Safe.-Foreigners are Starving. Lady ������. ^ ^^hU  London. July 4.���Couriers who  na at once,  arrived at the  seats  of govern-      wm   i     ���  3* *  * m  No 27.  from Pekin give vivid pictures  of what is being enacted in the  cajtital.  .battleships has  been ordered to China. This division consists of four battleships  the  Bayern,    the   Wurtoinbei  They report that tlie, heads of the   Badon,   and   the ' Sachsen.  the captured guards were being  Each of  these  is  of  7,400  tons  borne through the streets at 'the displacement and carries a crew  head of spears, followed by zea-  of 440 men.  lots chanting, "'Tapi  yang   kuie  tse, tapi, tapi!"���('���kill   the'foreign  devils,   kill,   kill.")      The  FIRE.  Dwelling    House    Occupied,   by    E.  Clark Totally Destroyed on  Tuesday, Afternoon.  About three o'clock on Thursday afternoon smoke was seen  issuing from the residence of E  * were soveral thousand people in  ��� sown.   The arranged programme  Vas carried out without  a  hitch  and between races there was not  ��b�� disagreeable waits which usually  occur on  such occasions.  The different  even Is  passed  off  ��� well,   and   the   committee   may  well    congratulate    themselves  iriKni the manner  in   which  the  celebration       was     .conducted.  There were present people from  'Fertile, Cranbrook, Wasa, Tracy  ���   .Kimberley, and miners from the  outlying   camps.      The   streets  werergaily decorated  with' pine  trees "and  bunting.     It  was an  .occasion long to be remembered.,  Tlie   following,   is   the   list  of  ' -different events:  >>00��� yard running race, best  two in ..three. 8 entries. First  h'.-iiu,: Buckskin''1st,-Disturbance  iind. Second heat; Buckskin 1st  .Rustle 2nd.  J\- mile race, best two in three.  ���yi'entries. First heat, Buckskin  Lst, Rustle 2nd> Second heat,  .Disturbance 1st'," Spanish,, 2nd.  'Final. Buckskin lst, Disturbance  rJrul.    '"    X.     -       a  " ."    '  t5(��0 yard race, best two in  .three. 3 entries. First heat,  .Homely Hank- 1st,   Reform  2nd  The referee of the football  game could hot help encouraging Fort Steele boys.  The Proposed Railway  C. F. Hanington,. C.   E.  has  been  doing some  work  in  connection   with   the   proposed  north and south railway, said to  a representative'of The  Pkos  neuron.    "I have recently made  a reconnaisance from Sand creek  to Tracy, and  have  ascertained  that there will not be a one per  cent grade the- entire distance.  The only rough country is about  two iniles at Bull   River.     It' is  twenty    six    miles ' from   Sand  creek to Wild Horse creek,   and  fronij Wild Horse to Tracy  fourteen  miles.       There   would   be  some heavy work, at the head of  Four Mile creek,   also   at   Six  Mile,crook, but nothing to  compare  with  that  portion  of   the  Crow's, Nest   line   .from .Sand  creek  to   Wardner.      Had   this  natural    valley,     west ,,of   the  mountains  been   known  at   the  time the surveys for the"' Crow \s  Nest line were being made,   the  line would  have  come .through  city's millions ha,ve been aroused  to patriotic fervor.'breaking out  into the wildest excesses, while  over half the city could be heard  fighting around the legations.  Extreme precautions had been  I taken to prevent rhe foreigners  I from communicating  with  any-j  who one outside the citv.  '  ' J i  The largo army of Mancu imperial troops, with twenty guns, is  reported advancing towards  Tientsin.  Washington, July -lth.���The  casualties among the American  landing force in China,-are 10  killed and 37 wounded. "The  Ninth infantry from,Manila will  arrive at Taku today.       ' J  London, July 4.���The worst  is feared, and the massacre of  Cawnpore is in every man's mind  It is beginning to be 'felt here  that the-plausible picture that  no state o,f war exists is no longer tenable. ���  Several of the London papers  are beginning to find,out that'  Admiral Kempff had better, foresight than was possessed by the  allied chancellories of Europe  when he protested against the  attack'on the Taku forts1 on the  ground that it would throw the  Chinese government into the  arms of the boxers, and make all  An Important Move.  The citizens of Fernie. who  are alive to the necessity of  better roads, have a movement  on fool looking towards the  building of a road from Fernie  to Tobacco Plains, to connect   if  Brother Goff and .the es'  teem in which he  was  held  by  ���others of  the   mystic  tie*-  Speeches were made by Brothers  Bleasdell  arid  Galbraith,   Armstrong, McBride and others,     fn  . .. --.  reply Brothei Goff regretted his  Clark on Government St.     The departure and assuml the breth-  alarm was sounded and   the   fire ers that it was uot his   intention  brigade   responded.     The hose  to  remain  away,   but  hoped   in  was  attached   to    Ihe'  hydrant the  near  future   to  return' and  but there was /not enough to  reach tlie burning building, and  that of the Fort Steele Mercantile Company   and  This   Pkos  take  up  Steele.  his   residence   in   Fort  WAR    IN    CHINA.  1'ECTOU. Over one thousand feet ah   Fo��ign.���1^'��rBd. .KwjP  Of ho^ewas called   into   renuisi-        Legation  Burned.-Scarcity  of  tion,   but   this    was  insufficient  reaching pnly to  the  corner  of  the alley.   In  a  half-hour from  the   commencement, of  the  fire)condition of  the   British' Le��Z  the building was totally consum- (tion 'is something awful.     The  rooms are tilled   with  sick  and'  Ammunition.  London, July ."3.���Not a single  foreigner is alive in Pekin.   The  SbM    lnt^rlrr,^b.^rinrT0-n-"SWert'S��lVed- ���>����*a*.tun6   the   .illed   lie   in  This ^ad when'Uplot^l E^^^^t 1' *'  "T ^^  enable the farmers in the  vicin-  ,Wa   "    V   n    I     ' T      rih,m*hai.   ���>'   4-All ��� !,*���  cm imsuianco,  Mr.   Clark  was also eigners, 1.000 in number, iuclud-  ity     of    Tobacco    Plains   and  uninsured.    .The   Joss probably  Tobacco to find a  ready  market. $2,000. ���     ,  for their produces. That section ' How the fire occurred is a mys  is rapidly settling up' there aro tery. It is thought to have oc-  72 houses in Tobacco Plains on curredoperhaps from a defective  both    <?idr��>��   <->+'     tl-in   ii��"    ������������-''    -    "  both sides, of the line and a  population of 870, these 'settlers  believe that they should have  government aid in building this  road, as'the Flathead country,  Montana is assisting in the .'con  structiqn of the road from Libby  to the boundary.  Fort Steele, aud urfthe St Marv's  .Second heat, Homely Hank  1st.   ^ it l^d been necessary to strike ^ toS'    "nd.���fe"]  ii ray Eagle .2nd. '   Cranbrook, even  then  it  would ^ ��Hh pi ��� techn,cally. ��"  t,m. a*^*'   -   .  ���       have lessened the distance by at wima.  least'Tour miles, and a saving of  ��20,000 per mile.''  Mr.   Hanington ' will continue  his work-, and left -yesterday  to  look over other  ground.     The  work    will     be     continued     to  Golden.  The PitosPEUTOR at time of  ray,  h)Q yard- foot race,   4' entries,  Wally 1st. Nevin 2nd, Bealo 3rd.  Trotting race 4  mile,   George  'Wentworth. Kimberley 1st.   Mr.  liyan. Deceit 2nd.'  Indian horse race.   8 entries  .Pinto lst, Jack Floury 2nd.  Saddle  horse   raeerrT entries  Brownie 1st.  -220 yard footrace,   Nevin   1st I survey .and construction of  the  'Beale 2nd and Wally 3rd. Crow's  Nest  line,    notified   the  Squaw race. !) entries, Sonstis construction .company   of   this  Pinto 1st. Sophie 2nd. , pass from  Sand  creek   on   the  Back  to  back race, 3 entries,  west side of the valley, and con  tended thai it would shorten,the  line from Elk river toCranbrook  by some eight or ten miles, passing through a productive country  almost the entire distance, also  passing through Fort Steele.  The recent reconnaisance has  demonstrated that wo were  right,   and   that  a   largo   sum  .Andrew won.  . Football, Fort Steele vs. Cran-  forook, the visitors won one goal  to nothing.  Tho committees in charge  did  [,l their work thoroughly and ell'cc-  fively.    Tho'general   committee  .'consisted of  Messrs   h'eep,   McBride.    Wallinger,   Barnes    and  Beale.  Washington. July 4.���The  Government has received the  following cablegram from .Goodman, consul at Shanghai:  "On the 27th there" were two  legatious standing. The emperor and empress aro prisoners in  the palace. The city gates arc  closed. Prince Tuan and his  force of Boxers are in control of  everything. Complete conditions of anarchy exist in the district. "  "The diplomats and 'missionaries are in the British legation  under rille  fire.     Cannon  com-  From Elko.  The mid-summer  examination  at    # the     public     school"     at  Elko      took      place     on     Friday  of last   week ��� before    the  school trustees  and the 'friends  of- -the     pupils.0'    The   exam-,  ination-    gave     'evidences     of  careful    training , on    the ' part  of    the   teacher,'   Miss . Hamilton.     Those present expressed  their appreciation'of  the .work  of Miss Hamilton and a   vote' of  thanks was tendered her.   '  She will leave, in  a  few days  i'or her homo in Vancouver, and  ing 1O0 soldiers. JOo m-jmber.-, oi  the Chinese customs staff, and a  number of women and "children  they held out until their ammunition was exhausted, in the British legal ion. The legation was  finally burned and all foreigners  killed. ��� .  ���London.   .Inly  (5.-���It   is ' estimated that it  will   lake  r��00,0'00  men   to   subjugate   China,   and  two  or   three  fine.  , The children of Mr. Clark  .wore alone in the  house  at  the  time and gave'the first alarm' by  reporting a smoke in the attic. '  .The loss has come pretty hard  on Mr.   Clark just "at   present.  The closing of Mclnnes  market I "��" it' will   take  adew days ago, threw him out of L,lrq to rtn.i(  a position, and he was  still ,un- U l�� d�� U  employed. The family are now  domiciled in a building near the  old Masonic, hall.  This is the second fife within a  year, the International hotel being destroyed last September. '  Hotel Opening., ,  W. M. "Dad"Spragueannoiiu-,  ces 'th'at_ tho -Miners Home the  new hotel at Tracy camp .will bo  formally opened to the,public on  Sunday. .Free,dinner will be  served and free, drinks (water)  will be dispensed every Iii minutes.    The hotel   i.s  a  'The question of ammunition is  serious. Only Japan,' and possibly Russia., is able to push up  war < ammunition inf the vast  quantities made necessary by the  continuous fighting.  new one  much regret was manifested that and    is    well    equipped    with  she had decided   not  to  return,  everything     for   ' tho    convon  In the evening a social gather- |ionco of the travelling public.  Chance for School Teachers.  The following schools in East  Kootenay are now vacanl:   Elko,  Phillipps, Moyie, Kimberley and  Windermere.      As  East Kootenay is famous "for the .salubrity  of its climate,  there should  be  no difficulty in,filling the vacan- c  cies."    Teachers   holding cerlifi- ���  cates from   third   to  firs.t   grade  only aro eligable.  ing was held in her honor at the  Elko Hotel. There were present delegations from Morrisey,  Fernie and Phillips. The entertainment concluded with an ^m1  prouqHu dance, in which everyone participated. The music was  furnished by Prof. High warden  of Fort Steele.  mand the legation but  they  are  Horse     this  On Wild Horse.  There is considerable activity  in   placer  mining  on  the  Wild  Cranbrook Celebration.  Tlie Dominion day celebration  at Cranbrook" was a most successful one, the town was crowded, special trains'bringing large  numbers of people from Fernie  and Moyie while Fort Steele  was almost deserted every available team being called into  requisition to ' convey passengers. . " ,.  There was good horse  racilt.  not being used. The British,  German and Italian legations are  still standing."  London, July 4.���A special  dispatch from Shanghai says:  "Chinese  reports    are    current  was    clerk  the  could  have boon   saved  to   tlie ^  ~.*...v,.-.o i^uns   mu   cunuiu  , W. S.< Tattler  of   Fornio  was company by keeping on the oast that two other foreign ministers  -ilartor  for  tho  races.      N.    A.  side of the  valley  ancl   crossing  were murdered tho same day  as  at or near the St.   Mary's  river.   Baron Reliefer."  Along tho lino suggested by Mr.       London, July 4.���A Shanghai  llaniugton  aro  at  loa&ta dozen  correspondent of the Times tele-  or more mines that are in a con- graphed    Monday:���''The  edict  dition to ship oro, and   tho  con-  issued al Pekin, June (5, amounts  struction of  this  line  will give to an open challenge lo the pow-  the mines on Wild Horse, Tracy,  ers,' and practically declares war.  Sheep and  Wolf  creeks  an op-  It  commands  the  provinces  to  portunity   of    marketing   their enroll the boxers and   troops   to  ore.    It will also enable tho pro- assist to oxpol  the   foreigners'".  ducts of the Fernie coal fields to  summer,    ground footracing, base ball,   foot   ball  o  sluicing and hydraulicing. So and many other sports. Those  far there has been no clean-up who wore in attendance report  :inrl   ihovnf/-"-"   ;<   is  impossible  having had a splendid time  Wallingei  jcourso.  The judges wore Messrs Man  jugton, Kanouse and Bleasdell.  . Not a word of complaint has  been heard at ihe work of the  committees on the contrary nothing but words of praise were expressed at the fair and impartial  .ynamior in which they performed  jijieir duties.  ���  ���   ... notes. ������������,;.���.-  There  were  no serious   acci-  .(dentsto chronicle!'   '   '������,..   .  ���    A fire cracker, thrown froin the  fjt A ���������.���'... . .  feea-anda. of the Hotel Imperial  jj'Sxploded' in mid-air and slightly  ������ injured   Jack  Corrigan   in   the  and therefore it  to even estimate the amount of  gold which is being taken out.  Tho owners and leasees of different claims are looking cheerful.  A large amount of supplies  aro being taken to tho quartz  mines further u\) the creek.  On Sunday a wagon load of  provisions wont up to the Bill  Nye.   being  taken   to Jennings'  Big Shipments.  During the month of June  there was shipped from the St.  Eugene at Moyie. lb'00 tons oi  concentrates, an average of sixty  tons a day.  What is Wanted.  What tho Fort Steele  district  requires is more money expend'  od in tho development of claims.  The mineral is here   but' capital is scarce.      The  prospectors  cannot develop their claims   for  lack of moans and capitalists are  not coming in as rapidly  as  desired.      There must be some or^  ganized effort on the pari of our  people to induce  tho   man  with  money to come within our  borders.     It will   not  be  a   difficult  task if the resources of Ihecoun--  try arc truthfully sot before him.  Capital is not timid if there i&  &  good showing for  a  reasonable  margin on tho cash invested.  East Kootenay's Ore Shipments     .  It can no longer  bo  said   thaL|��u0Sls lincl th  a- iiio ore  i.s  being   shipped   from  cabin and from there packed  to | East Kootenay.   With sixty tons  of concentrates going out  daily  being continued   on   from Moyie. and 125 tons of ore  mine  Woi  is  reach the coast without havih0  to be transferred during ��� shipments^ Heavy freight coming  west over the C. P. R. can be  taken over this, line, thereby  saving the hard pull over the  mountains at Field.. .' .  The Windermere country with  -V   Another boy rushed across the its immense  mineral  resources  \ treet in front of the horses dur- will be ope'iied up,   and  the  en-  }ag one of the races and narrow-  tire East Kootenay district will  y escaped being killed. be benefitted by the construction  ' A packet of  fire-crackers  ex-1of this north and south railway  It is estimated that the Chinese  army numbers 1,720,000 men.'  .  Berlin July.4.���Germany will  take vengenance on China... The  demand of Emperor William is  blood.for blood. The murder of  Baron Von 'Ketteler will cost the  Orient dear.  Paris, July -I.���France is rushing marines . to China. The  steamer Colombo sailed today  with 8213 marines.  the Golden Five and other prop  orties in that vicinity.  Further down . the -,'creek  Messrs. Lang and Olson . have  just finished assessment work' on.  the Bald Mountain, owned 'by  David Griffith, Colonel Dougherty is still at work on his  claim.    , '   . ���        ', '.''/������  There   must   be    some    good  from Kimberley, it begins to  look as though there was plenty  of shipping ore in the��� district.-  Within ���'���the; next; two years there  will be-many another ;��� property  senciing^THi t. its prod net t o the  smelters.      '''"���'���  Napl  es, July  4.���The  Ilaliau ! place  Farewell Reception.  On Tuesday evening hist J. li.  some    good | Goff   was   entertained    by    the  ��� nines in ^hat region, and unless members of North   Star  Lod<-o  all signs fail th* Wild Horse will j A.  F.  .&.A. :M..   afi  the' Onenv  be as well known in a couple  of j House. ��� ��� The chair was occupied:  years  as   ,t  was   35 years  ago j by ���Worshipful Master Procunie,-;  | when   the, great stampede  took| who, in a neat and  appropriate  I speech,���  referred : to  the  depar-  ��� The New Hotel.  While not yet  completed  the  Hotel    Imperial    was    formally  opened for business on   Wednesday morning.      During  tho  day  the   hotel    was    crowded    with  dining.'room'' capacity was taxed to   i 1.-.   utmost.  The hotel  is  equipped   with   all  modern     conveniences    and    i.s  splendidly equipped.     Manager  Reineman can congratulate himself upon having one of  the  finest hotels in   all  of  the   Kootenay sb       ... :  Fire Brig-ade.  The tire  brigade   is', all-right  ���  but a little ���practicing  won't do  airy-harm.     It will accustom tlie  boys,to handling  the   hose, and  make''- them    better   acquainted  with -the   position   ol" the   hy-'  drants.     The lire brigade is one  of the most..important factors in  the town,'   aiid   regular  practice  is necessary to all..    As one of  s.  drill'  boys  vq. say,  ?et. in and  m  iM$:  mm  111  m  w  if i-  y-i  Ui  ���VI  m  vbl  ,.-. I  /Iv.  AI  kS  ?i  - i-'t  bi  ::l  'l!  ���������*���  y  i "������  w  u-  ..".' m  Af .  hi  m  ;ii  ii:. J.  'I  -.������ 'A ,#,'  THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B,..,C, JULY ,7, ,V.<00.  &��&���-'.'������'    '     a    ":' '���'',':.' a . '," .,   .,���.,���;;���  , ���     ;%'*<%.   a ,-."     -.,'..   '���/���'-"       .        ���    ,   .,.-"-.",-.."���    ��� ������ ,:|- - -,. :�� '���;-. '"'"'"  I��'  ���M:  '.���*: -.ft,*-  ��  ,r '���'".���  ffi-  ��������  Have E^iiipp^  iniiig'-  . 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No other  '<���     as^ good at ��� anywlier'e near the  .':"���'.''���   price. Insist pii having Eldredee.    ������  ....  .     B.    There is an Agent for it in V   .  .  your town.     ���"'.-'' ��� .��� ', ..  ''������    ' a MAXm-ACTCRFJ) BV  TnK  '   National sewing Machine Co.,  ' ~ new york and chicago. ��  ���-"���"������... ���-.;.'  The second largest Sewing Machine .Factory in  CUT.OF PART OP STAND OF THE ��ie world vuhjy rapacity o? seven hundred and  ELDRJ2DGE B. A -sway-four machines per i-iy;.lateEldredgeMf��.  '"y- \.  "./���/ 'i,; - ���" '��� ���    '��� ".V:"; ������.���'! :,e ���  .:C.;:A. SiLrTQIV, Agent,    Fort Steele, B.C.  iAy-yy .��� yyy^oTicEAyy-.:;a;.y  ):'���, S'otii'oiB ivi-reby fjiTt-nthal, :tn n'pplicatioii  i��-iil'. be. m.ude'-to tticyLcnislative Assembly bt  -.the Pro'vinceqof.British  Columbia  lit its. 'next  '.-sessioni ^ioryan- Aet to incorfiqnue a Compaiiy  with power to" coiistruct/.--' eiilijp: riiaiiuain, and  operate aiine or lines, of. telephoue, '.electrical  works; powerhouses yenenitin!-' plant and all  'such���'other appliances .as are   necessary.and  proper,for the jieneratinffpf electricity pr.oiher  power and.traiismittirif,'-the!, same, Y.withi'n .and  throughout1: the,' District, of East' Kootenay and  various Town's! tes in the. said   pistrict ./as.'.'.the  .Company'.from.time-to time determines, iind,to  construct,   maintain.: arid   operate' the   same  alongthe sides'of; and aerossorunder anyhii-'h-  way.istreets/.public bridges 'or.any such' places  in the said: District as ihc.Company.Irom time to  time determines arid.to..construct,-'" erect, 'and  'maintain .such' and   so manyypoles and;other  works and devices lis the. Company .'deems ;ne-.  eessa'ryTor.'ihakin'^.i cpinpletinfc'.suppdrtiht;;'iis-'  i'n&sworking, operating,'' and   maintaining" the  system of.epmmunicatioii.by telephone or el'eo-:'  trical works,power houses, gcheratihi; plant'and  Other.appliaiices.Vand to open piybreakup.an.v  part or parts of sa id highways or streets as often  as'lhesaid Compa'i'iy itsi agents, olMeers or work-.  men thiiik.properfand for the purpose< of vuie  uhciertak'irig. to'. purchaiSe, -acquire drleaseand  holdand sell and dispose'.'.of or surrender'la'nds,';  buildings or tenements'withinl.the'.limits afore-':  'siiid and to.purchase oiylease^for.,,any,;iermsoT.  years, any, telephone line established iior .to. lie  estUblished.in British Columbia connecting or  to be connected witlvtlie^iirios whicli the Company jinny construct and Ho purchase or .lease-  for liny term df years.the light of the cdnipiiny  to construct'and maintain' aiiyssuch  tclcplione!-  iino and to ainalgainate with or lease its line or  lines or aiiy portion or portipns'Uiereof to'iiiny.  company possessing as proprietor 'any line-ot  telephone comiriunication connecting oi- to be,.  connected with the said,C'oinpanies line or lines  and  io nc'tiuire' lands, bonuses,, privileges or  other aids from any person  pi- body .corpo'rate-  and with all other usual.' necessary or, incidental ,'r.jghts,   powers   or privileges as inayshe  necessary or incidental to the attainment of .the]  above objects or any ol'-Uicih..'  '. 'taaied this 1 st day of March,- 1!KK)."   b .",'  A.; y~ :A,  1IAHVKY. &' MaCAK'L'KK,..  - Solicitors for the Applicants  b-.,r,bV'bb;b , :-'.NpTiCEv;b';:';'b'ibv-:' yy:  ,'- ' Notice is licreby given" that-, ary applicalioii  will ..be ���ni'ade to ihej.egisial.ive'.Assembly of  the I'l-ovincePf ^British Colunibia ,at.its; next  'sessionfbrair.Act; to incorporate _ir Cd'inpany  witlv power to construet.':ve(juipA teitiiiiain and  .operate.^telephone niid telegraph-, lines:��-IUiin  and tjirpughout all the cities, towns, municipalities and;1 districts of. .the. inajrilaiid s of  they Province of liriiish Columbia 'and  'to :���''.construct, erect.���':'��� and , inainlaiii1! -sucli  ancl so many poles arid other work's arid"devices  as the Company, deem necessary Tor.making,  completing, supporting; usiiig, working, operat-'  ing and.niiiinlaiiiing.tho system dficbtniriunica-:-  tion, by teieplione and telegraph, and to open  of, b'i-eal<; up: any ' part or parts;of the said  highways oiystreets as,pltenrasi,.the.lsaid .Company, it.s. agents, .ollicers.oi-,w-prlcmen ; think  proper ami for.llie purpose of tlieYtindei-takirig i  to purchase, ac(uiiro,!ease,expropriate'.hol.d and  sell and dispose of lands; buildings or t'eneinents  -within the :limits' iit'dresaid..:and ���tb purchase  or lease, for a hy, term of years, any telephone or  teleg riipli li lie established or to be es'tiibllklicd.  iri'WritishAGoliiriibiascbmiecte'dl.oi'. to becoB-  neeted^with the line which" the Company; raay^  construct, and to amalgamate with of leaseits  line:biylinesS'or any.pbrtion.or pbi-ti.ons thereof*  lo'anyepmpanyippsse.ssirig, a's';pi-opr'iist.pf, lany;  line of teiephpne of telegraph commuriicatioii,  GONTRflGTOR i; ^Na,ABlJiLbER  HOUSE AND SIGN PAi^TlXG  "...,''���.'��� .CATXIMlNlNG'andi  APETMIANCIXG  ���-,'�����������;' ,;,;������'���.���'-: ���'  PORTVSTEELE,- BV Q$;:a .  * ; All A work; promptly;;: done.  :���-..-   ,'; NOTICE. ',  . Take.notice that.I have made,.application  to the Honorable The. Commissioner of Laiuls  and Works for a special licdnst to-'cuf timber  on the Crown Lands hereinafter more particularly described situate, near Klk llivor aliout  two miles, north of Fernie in the District of  East Koolenay: Comiiienclng'at a posl \i mile  north from the -N. W. corner of Lotliol": ilience  west 14.a mile: thence south one. half a mile:  thence-west i'4 miles: Theiice south :',iof a  mile: thence east Iii miles: thence north 1',-i  miles to place'of beginning. Containing Kldtl  acres more or less.  ���������'��� ..A       ' ��� : llENRYT-lOWAKb. : A ...  '.   .Fernie.' ��.C..,March litli. IIKH.I.       ,.-?:  connecting'; .or^.tsAbC; .���'coriiiected.LwithTthey'sald  .Com'pjiiiy's ..'line' or i.inos.'arid tb.liorrow- ihpney-  for the purposes of ihe^Company. iirid to ple'dge  or mortgage, any of the ,Company.;.s assets for  that purpose; aiid to receive, bonuses, brprivil-  cges.from any person or body .corporate, iind  with all 'other; usual,;,necessary pivincidenuil,  rights, powers, oi- privileges as niay be neces-  sary'or incidental to the attainment of thei above  objects, or any of them. '������';��� ,J;   y    .  . ,���. Dated this. 1st d'iiy of March,il'.'OO. ..-.;.. .A.:..  ���:-'"'bb'.���..-:���'��� DALY & HAMILTON,' "' b V.,,'-.---'.  ��� .  ' '������'-," Solicitors for the Applicants.1  Shaving-;^.;'Hair .'Dressing ;':Parlor  - .'-' ';-.-. ;!Next to Oriental.Hotel';! A yy" A, y?  'xAyyy:: FO, RTb'ST E E LE '";B:l C Aa. i yy'xy  iA.1.1- kiuds/'of ��� liai vvwpi^yyAAyiyyy  ���yy a ��� A-\A'V.y-ViV-iVVfta"vS}3ecialty;  AyJy-:GREZ,:yA-:;A^^  Trade Marks  ���'A-A Designs'..--.'.'���'-. ;���'  Copyrights Ac.  Anyone ftendlriK si sketch and dciicriptlon mny*  quickly iiscertnln our opinion free whether hi]?'  inrention Ih probably patentable. ; Cornmunlc*-- ;i  .-.'..'tlonsfitrlctlycontldcntliil. Handbook on Pateutt,-,  ; Boat free. Oldest npency forsecurhiK patents. '  ^.: 'Patents taken through Mumi & Co. recelTtv  :��� ��� special notice, without charge,.iu tho y -y ; ',...- .>,:  Scientific flmerfean,:  OA handsomely IHufltmred weekly.. T.nrircuL cir- ,  ' cu lation of any h<^entitle journal.' 'J'ernis, f3 a. ,r  v yenr: four months, (1. Sold by all newsdealer**..  MNN & Co.36^'?ad^ New Yorfc  '.^Branch Office, C25 F St,' WasbiOKtoh.'D. C. ���",,; As  : Cei'tiiftfAiteafi-./vbpi'rweiUeii/tsy  NOTICE:  :l-  ". GRASSICK;������&. DEMPSEY.  CONTRA. CTORS  'A, '���' "   , :''��-AND. : A. '���"  "'' '"'.  ���", ���"  ''. ���   .''" ."  ".'    ���'"   '  BUILDERS.  '    '     Fort;   Steele   B.C     ,-? ���  BIG  :  CHIEF.     LITTLE     CHIEF, , EUREKA;  .'GENEVA  AND  MELTON, FRACTIONAL ,.  ";���' ;   '   MINERAL    CLAIMS.   ���'���'  :..   Situated in the Fort Steele jlining Division  of South Ea'sl Kootenay District. ....,;'  ' tc ..'  Whore.locnted: ���Bis Cliief. on Hnckleberr.y'  Hill adjbiiiins theKureka Jliiieral Claini.:���".,  -'-��� y Liltie.Cliief, adjoininsi.it.ho Geneva Miifei.-nl  Claini      ;'  ��� '        .":.'���;'. ...'.'���      , ^y ��� A:  Burel;a,.on llucl;lobor.ry Hill afoi-esaid  tjlii:    l^ureUii,.!  adjoining ���������the  Mineral  Kiii-eka  'HARRY.' BARR  Gonijva,; adjoinintr  Claim.   ���';  "   Jlelton  Fractional  Mineral .Claim.. .' :   y-. 'J,...'..':' ,;r A Ay' ,  ' i ,'L'n,l>.6 notice U.iat 1. .William Koderio); Koss  iictim,' as awnufoi-.the Hastiiifis l.lritish Columbia Hx'ploraiion Syndicate.. Limited. Free  Miner's ��� C'ei-tillyite ' Noi it, 117!U,i intend,  sixty days; I'roui ilie date 'hereof: toil p'ply to tiie  MiniiiyKeeordei-'for si. Cerlilieate of ..Iniprove-  liionls. for the pui-poso ol obtaining ii Crown  Crant foi- eacli of llio above claims.    : "'  ,'And-ftirt.hoi- tiike notice that action,'undei-  section :��'. nnisi be coiinncnced before the Issu--..  aiiee of such1 Cerl.i Ilea lo of .liiipi-oV'cmeiits.  Dated'll'iis iTtli day or-l.'cbi-uai-.v, IIKW.    ...  Wm. K. liOSS.   '���",-  S-iti   .'.'��� "'      l-'AiM. C. No. n Ullli  ..   ,- NOTICjS.     .    "   :    '".V ''  Xot.iiru. is licrohy <>'iveii   Unit,  .serjiieiu-e. of.' ilii.'. . i-osi^-n.-U.ioii  in- Wlll-  ol.Mi-.  in lion-  Furl; Sleel  eeie.  ?.C.  :cMILLAN FUR & WOOL CO.  EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS. ''  200-2 J2 First Ave. North, Mihm.  SafWrslo for Our Circular and Sec iho Prices We Pny."'&'.3  General Blacksmith,  HORSE SHOEING,  AMD JOBBING.  A-.l iiiin^ ..Work ..yi'   SpccinTty.  (Jharles Ksunci-e, sill; liti.siness  lieciJon with .llio l\inil)orJe,Vi tou-nsito,  oil a nil iil'ti.'ivl^i.-ln.-iiai-y I'iUf. Itiiiti: nins't  .lio'(liiii(-'t.bii()iiy,li i-ie rtlliiio of Uiij .Kort.  Sltiolfj 1 loy.-lojiuii.'nl: .Sytiilira.tc iit.'-'Fnrt.  Sn-eli'. ���   " ��� ���   . :''. ..'������'.''  X. A. WADLIXCKa/Muiiayci-.  Ollici.-. iiinlio Carh'ir.t 11iii,-ii:k huiUJino-  Fqf��-   Steele"  Agents:���CaivacliansyV\vdriTtbl3g;i;Ko6(Ib  ���'��� A A bvinkeel;;' -y"- pji^silioii-vffioktfV^''"'1  b jiletely.sn6\v.ed'<.i.ihdei% -.".���Ouriyiijiani-  V���'������.'   motlvTwo1 Volume^work on Y.MBbbi^''.  ���'������-.b. .Bt-itishJWtiry:andvgcniiinef'L,ife.or  i! ;.;:-Moody'; sweeping evei-ytliiny-  from  t/lieiivpatli.'   -Send'your address iind  ..g-ct outiits .quicki:;-';���;.,.,..."''':-.;''������ ',.���''���',.'���:���.':���.  THE"��� LINSCOTT2 PUHLI^HING COJ.1PANY  :-bV '���'���������. y, Ay' ���"������-��� '���' yyy]/ ���- ������������'.������ ;'������..: Toronto';''  Agents:-b;'War iri'aoAitli'-Afrioit.-- Two  yoHniies. ��������� First contains coinpieto  A ihistory.'of country and;:wai'. to date;  ,," telTs.'uJjout our. :oonting-eiits, o-iviiiy-  .'��� .na'mesof olliuers and men.; Set^ohd  ';.yoliiiiie to -be^published  wlicn ; win-  o.' is'ove.v.-.  Only  Canadian  inamifai>  y. , tured   book.-. ' l^vei-ybody, cttnoels,.  A r,their; oi'doiv.'for,:-.rAiii'ei;ican! books  .. .when   seeing y?.'oiu-.s.'    If ahustlei'i  bthis is-youruo-old miiiei, .l;'i-ospecttiii  '. . ,'��� free. Ay- ��� ' :'������'���   .'   '-:(���'���������-.   ���':,.'������'��� -A-''  ;   i       Bradley Sarietson C6y, Etdi  ; '"'������',���.;;;Ay."y    y.y.y'BiiA'NTFbiw. pxr..  YAgents:b-lyeoi)]e.  woirl... bo -,��� dee oi ved  .'...with ^niericaii ..llistorio's pi' tJio.witr-  ���'���A published   now., as' the wai-isoniy  ;.   .'  com'iiien'eed.A llanilleour (,wo-vi;l-.  '.���-������     time Canadian nuiiiitI'act.ured  work.  -   IJirst volume'ready  sob i'i > .u6iriplei.o  I.o''(liiie;'  tints you get eoniiiiiHsioii.  Second volume ptilili's.lied ivhen war  is ovei-;    \Vhy.waste.tinie.wilili   iii-  ;i:oiiiplole lioolys'?"  ri-osjiecl.tis ti-od.  THK  I.IN'Si.'O'l"!'   l.'UHLISIIlMn COMl'ANV  .  '.I'pi-unlo.  Agents:���The liistyisui iif the.- eeni.tiry  ,  A- handle our  "iN'.ineleenlh   Ceiil.tiry"  ��� hook.' . ' Deserilios'-'.it'll. the   ^'reai;  hultles, greiit men, great inventions  i andxlisco'verios, progress of nations.  'I.'ull iK.-eoiuit of  the 'Dreyfus  trial,  .history'of-South Africa to date, war  wiiii.Spain, and.every great, -event  <if .the i-enfui-y. .  llig   l.iook,    well  ! illustrated.   'Snap for hustlers.-  Bradley G-arretson (Jo., Istd.  Briintford.  ':''ANDy:yy::y  ..'.-V' . ��� !��;-. yy'x.. ,.;..     :..-,���.  ���b.S.Q:0^|:ia^K  ���TheADailjy; Sei^vicfi' Bet\y^en';;':!!  A.tlantiC'��;Vancl:yb''Paci'fiQ  "'���aV^V;,-���"' ���".;:.i:r^A;XHi'V'.;'.:.^:.;.(y'Vy'���-.'"'  1 '���'    Mi  ri  Ijimiteci  ...-'  .1 tiaugiii-iii.ed A  V   June1 10th, from'^ancouverVy  '.June.11th, ifroiii Montreal "���, yv  Will ifi'Ve.quickest t.iiiio bciwooiV  OCEANjiiici OGEAKsJ  ���',  y --Y^Vcros^ t'.li<.v-.;:-  'A-'    ���-    .������������  AMERICAN   CONTIKENT  -    ��� ' ' '��� .-���''��� 0      ...       ���'   . ,  ������:  Daily Exjiress Stjrvici.' \n;iC'n.nv>'.'  -,-   . Ncsl. route.'i.o and ririiu '  GEARY  &l  DOYLVE.  H. A LIE.  Pi-oprielor.f  '     ���/! .       ���    '���  '��� .   ��� ���.���'''  Riverside Avenue, Opposite' Fosi  Office. '���*."���  Livci'ij, Feed.'& Salfi  Stable.  '     '/       l-'oi-l   Steele li.C. '" i ���"'  i;..-;..|il:n-   Daily   S(ag(.;:   nieeis   ;i|-l  t.-i-iiins iif Imh-I .Sti'ele ,-1.111i��;l inn.    .  SADDI.KX-   I'ACK   IIOKSK:-'  i i. v.\un<; or ,\i,i. 'kimis',\-si'|.;(:iai/i'V.  , iMPkqviiD.scji-.vice ou.allKoo.t-,  eiiay,.local Rail and Sioaincj;-  Linos.        - .--...���  ���CLOSE CONNECTIONS;        .',-";.'  ,,       THROUGHOUT    .  \   "           .m: . .;���-  . ��� ���.  ' '",   .  I..!(. on loolcoui for f'ii.1]   dchiik-  o..l now soi-viou and ��������]>j>l.y   i.Vn'-  ]��art.i(.-.iilar lo  \V. IA ANIIKIISON'A     |.;. .,. cOYAAC  rr.".A.. Nelson.  A.IJ.I'.A... VaiicUUve:r. 3b  tjn<; pkokpkctoi;,  ���TKKM-:. Ii. C,  .11  aiWITMWI  mwwx��j^v��-- ��  -���w���r��-����) -rr i -irs-v .*r�� n��i i-r vt ���-  i ��jiT��f*!.Tt��pw r-rn-jtsjn  C&itu Inspector,  SAT I JURA Y, .JULY  i 110(1.  Ions yross. - Tln;y all <-iiuirlit fin  a/,    s.  .Hocks  BATTLBSHIP  ASHOB.E.  OREGON  Through.   Her   Sides.' -Small  Holes in Her Bottom.  Washington. June 30.���The  following dispalcho.s were received at ihe navy depart menl  relative to tlie "rounding of tlie  Oregon: '  ���"Chefoo, June 2{A.���Secretary  *it' l.he Navy: Anchored yesterday in n deii.se log in 17 fathoms  of water three miles south of tlie  How I've light, in the On 11" of Pe-  <Ohi-Li. ��� Sent, out two boats and  .sounded, the  least  water  boiug  ilie! were burned lo   the   wii'er'.i  I'dge.  Tho Kaiser Willielm dur(��rose  which had just come in. was the  only one of the three big vessels  at the docks that escaped.  The World estimates tiie number of lives lost at three hundred. The Journal place* the loss  at,200. Other papers place tho  number of dead i'rom 100 to 2">0.  i*��irvw��r vv_ y*~r-nr-f-F*~��-irrv��� r���rT*-?�� ��**��Trrw-tT *-.,.- ,^-j,,  *+jl wr* rr+n if  H fathom.1:  The   weather  was  tUear and we got under way and  .struck Pinnacle rock. There  is much water in the forward  compartment. I shall charter  . stuaine'r if possible at  Chefoo ' and lighten tho ship.  There is a rock through the side  nf the ship above the double  bottom and about frame 111.  There are also small holes  J.-hrough the bottom of tlie ship.���  "Wn,r>K."  i  "Washington,   June    30.���������Pin-  iiiicle   rock,   where  the  Oregon  rati aground, about11':"}' feet high  and  lies  three   and    two-thirds  '��� miles south of Hawk'island. The  rock is'encircled by a shoal   and  should not beFapproachud nearer  t.han   three cables..     According  io tlie hydrographic bureau officials there  is  a  strong  current  i'rom three to -tive  knots speed'  .-ahvays prevalent in this vicinity  mud this fact, together with   tho  idnmse log that prevailed  at  the  time, greatly enhanced the .dan-  go:  of,  navigating   the Oregon.  'The officials of the naval hydro-  g-raphers"   office say  there  is  a  grreat rise and fall of the tide  at  this point of about ten feet,   and  ���j,jj  is' possible  that the Oregon  may have  been  lifted   by   this'  water and set alloat without, as-''  ,-sista.nco.  The Iris has  gone  to  tlie as-  ,-sislancc of the Oregon.  " ' '  The Zatiro at Chefoo, has been  ~,eai to assist, the Oregon.  5$ 10,OOO,000 Fire at New York.  ��� ,   ,,    New York, June  30.���Almost  '   $10,000,000   worth   of  property  -."  was destroyed,  many lives  lost,  jiuuiy persons .were jnjured  and  at least 1500 lives were  imperiled by a tire that started   among  cotton bales under Pier No. 3 of  l.he North German Lloyd Steamship company in Hoboke'n, N. J.,  .ai. -1 o'clock this  afternoon.     In  less than 15 minutes   tho  ilames  had  spread   ovei-  an   area of  a  }-]warier of a mile, extending outward from the  shore  lino  from  ���l.he bulkheads from 000  fo   1000  feet away and had  caught' four  great, ocean liners and a dozen or  ���more smaller haVbor craft in its  ���grasp. . .  From what can be learned  tonight, tho flames started   among  ji large pile   of  cotton   bales  on  Pier No. i' of Ihe North German  r_.lo.yd  Steamship Company   and  .spread with such remarkable rapidity thai in IT) minutes Ihe entire   property   of   the   company,  .taking in a   third   of  a   mile  of  water   front  and   consisting, of  three piers,   was completely  enveloped in   llatiirt.      The   Ilames  ���.starlod so suddenly   and   gained  ��uoh   headway   that   the  people  on the pier* and on   the   numer-  lOiis vessels  docked   there   were  .unable to reach Ihe street. There  were great   gangs  of  workmen  won the piers, and these, together  with   a,  number  of  people  who  were at  ihe  docks  and   visiting  the ships, scattered in all  directions..   As all means of exit'were  tout off'by the ilames,  they   were  i'orced to'.jump  overboard,   aiid  ..-at is believed-, a'great numbeii/ of.  ipeople were,  drowned.      At ''the  .docks   of    the , North  'German  .Lloyd were the  Saale,.. a  single  ���iscrew   passenger   steamship  of  <li!0o tons gross; the Bremen,   a  ifcwiti. screw passenger and freight  '.steamer of 1.0,526 tons,  and   the  .Maine, a twin   screw  passenger  and freight steamer   of   10,500  A Nale Dacent Body,  The   Glasgow    Weekly    Mail  publishes   the  following  verbatim   report  of    the   chairman's  speech ' in  giving  the  toast  of  The Queen at a  recent  agricultural dinner in Scotland:     "Noo  gentlemen, will   ye  a"  fill  your  glasses, for I'm   about   to  bring  forrit The Queen.     Oor  Queen  gentlemen, is really a wonderfu'  woman, if I may say it; she's ane  'o the guid auld sort.  Nae Whig-  maleeries or falderals about her,  but a douce decent lady.     She's  respectable beyond a' (loot.   She  has brocht up a grand family  p'  weel-faured lasses���her  mildest  son being a credit to ony inither  ���aud .they're  a'  weel  married.  Ane daughter  is  nae' less than  married to the Duke of Argyll's  son and heir.     Gentlemen,  ye'll  may no believe it.' but I ance saw  the Queen.    I did. ��� It was when  I  took  1113-  auld  broon   coo   to  Perth  show.     Irremember her  weel���such   color,   such   hair;"  (Interruption and cries of "Is it  the coo or the Queen  yo're  proposing?")     '-The Queen, gentlemen.    1 beg your pardon  but  I  was talking about the cop. However, as to the Queen, somebody  pointed her oot to me at Perth  station, and there she was smart  and tidy-like, and says I to my-  sel" ���' 'Cm  my, auld   woman   at  hame slips awa", ye  needua  re-,  main  a   widower   anither   hour  langerb     Noo,   gentlemen,   the  whusky's guid, tlie night is lang,  the weather is wet and the roads  are saft, and will  harm   nobody  that comesato grief.    So  aff' wi'  yer drink to the bottom!     "The  Queen!'". , "  Yaniiee Athletes for Pan's.  Two more teams of lh" unpri'-  .cedent agsrelation of Americui  athletic talcnl to >ook international honors, abroad sailed for  the English open championship  and the Olympian games yesterday.  The New York   Athletic  Club  men,   including , practically   the  Yale   representation   also,    got  away on the Hamburg-American  liner Patricia, which sailed from  Hoboken at i'p.   in.     Stretched  across the bulwark of the  promenade dock  was  a   iong  banner  bearing in giant type the legend.  "New York Athletic Club."  The members of, the team who  all look tit were: Richard Sheldon, champion shot putter and  discus thro\yer; John Klatiagin,  champion hammer thrower; Max  Long, of the Columbia University, quarter-mile champion of  America; Dixon Boardman, Yale  champion quarter-mile runner of  the Intercollegiate' Association,  and Bascom .Johnson, champi >n  pole vaulter of the Intercollegiate Association. Sheldon and  Johnson are also Yale men:  With  tiie   New    Yoikers   just  mentioned sailed A.  L.  Newton, j  winner  of-the  Marathon   race,  who is sent by the   Metropolitan I  Association of the A. A. U.  ' The Chicago University  team'  sailed  on   the  Cunarddi-. Servia  from.the foot of Jane street.    In'  the team were W.   A.   Maioney,  Western Intercollegiate  quarter  aud  half-mile champion: F. Maioney, hurdler; C. A. Burroughs  former,quarter mile champion of  the West, and H. B. Slack.' form-  ei   intercollegiate   quarter-mile  champion.    With them sailed A.  E.' Stagg. manager, who had had  the  team  out  on  the   Knickerbocker field. Bagonne.      , ,  ��  During the last two months the recent development of the district around the North  Star and Sullivan njines and the extraordih-  ary discoveries made would g-uaraiitee the  welfare of three or four towns. As there is  only our  KIMBERLEY  "A?  ...Alb'V;-  vest  in avdeh^  now,   as th  "if;-:".  ���A-"-..'#1bV  ..''���-'ill  y'AA&yyyy  ��� ���������'������ y&iyyy.:,  ;Ay:$y-Ay  move  rapidly.  ,, Telegraph'Brevities.   .'  Now York, July   1.,���Admiral  Philips,     commandant < of , the  Brooklyn navy yard is dead.  -   ,  London, July 1:���The war office has received .word  from  the  British consul-general at Loreu  7.0 Marquez an official list'of  the  British prisoners of war'at Noo-  itgedacht. ' It shows that, there  are 22 officers,and 8(53 men there.  Maseru, July 1���The Boers attacked Hammonia yesterday, but  were repulsed. 1  Cape Town July 1.���If is understood here that alter defining  his position on the reassembling  of parliament, tho former premier, Mi;. Schreiner, will resign  his seat in the house, e  A Bid for the Vice-Presidency.  W. A. Clark, the Montana millionaire, is making a strong effort Jx> buy fhe nomination of  vico-'V'resident. at the Kansas  convention. Mo is ready lo contribute *l,000.000 to tho Democratic campaign fund, provided  lie is given recognition. Mr.  Clark, seems determined to buy  his way into political life. Mis  stock' in the Kansas convention  will consist of Pulinan'siindcommissary cars, brass bands dele-  gales filled with enthusiasm, and  a million dollar check'.  WATER NOTICE.  Notiuc' is hereby jriveii that an application will be made .under Part IT.  of "Water Clauses Consolidation' Act.  ISilT." to reuordnthe right1 to lake, divert, convey, and u-,e water in the Ka��t  Kootenay District, foi- ordinary, domestic and agricultural purposes:  ' (��) Tho name of tlie applicantL, the  radian Department per K. I.. T. Galbraith'. ���  (b) Tlie name of the lake, .stream or  source is 07' unnamed Ihe descriutiou   M  ,     ' il I !  I'hillips creek.-  (c) The point of diversion or intended ditch head is at or near the ��� Boundary fence on Mr. Phillips Lot -28!).  The point where il is to be returned  is at the International Boundary.  The difference in altitude between  tlie pQtnt of diver-ion and the point  where il i- to lie returned is about -ix  foot.  (d) Tlie mean- by which it i.v intended to store and divert the water i- by  an ordinary irrigation ditcli and Hume  to lie constructed over part.of 'Lot lK'.*  and the Indian lle.-erve.  (r)    The  number of   ineiii'-  I'or is One Hundred.  '(./')    The water  is  require  inestic and irrigation purpo-i"-.  (y\ The land or mine on which ihe  water is to be Used i- the Tobacco  I'iain.s Indian lle-erve. 1  (li)    This notice was published on tlie  iSth day of .111110. lil'I'l. and   application  will lie nuide to   the  ' 'ommis-ioiioi-  on  tlie :t()th day ol .Inly. 1!)()0.  (Sii/nalure)    ll. LAV. C,.\ LB! t.VITH.'  Indian .\��ent.  {/'. (J.-Address)    Fori Steele. I!. C.    iv.  Lots  $1 SO  to  $50#  Apply to  N. A. WALLINGER,    il  '' .0 ' V-'-v.   "- .'.-.A  &''-i, ���    , AyA'AA-"'  ������������     .'. 'Fort'Steele, :b|HI  i&ri  a])pIiod  cl   !or  do-  Refuses "Eig-ht Hour Request.  Butte, Montana, July 1.���-The  Butte it Boston Alining Company  has answered the request of the  unions  of  miners,   smeltcrnien.  bricklayers and masons, millmon  and   the   International  Association of Machinists, for  an  eight  hour working  day.     It  refuses  the request, stating that if  it  is  enforced its mines and  smelters  would have to close down.    .July  1. is the day  set  by, tlie .unions  for    beginning    the   eight-hour  day.    The Butte &   Boston  employs 850 men.    Trouble  is  hot  expected over tho refusal.    The  Boston    it'   KfoHtana    and     the  Amalgamated'have iiot answered the union's yet.  CAVEATS, TRADE MARKS,  COPYRIGHTS AND DESIGNS..  ] Send your I>us1iichh direct to Washington, i  s:ivos llmu, <-o��t�� li-as, bettor scrvlrc.     '  My office close to 17. S. Patent Offlco.   FREE prelluln- }  1 ary cxamlnaticnB made.   Atty's fco not due until patent (  is iccurcd    PERSONAL ATTENTION GIVEN���19 YEARS <  ACTUAL EXPERIENCE. Book "How to obtain Patents," <  , etc., sent frco.   Patents procured through E. O. 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THE-PROS ('KOTO:!?: FORT STEELE, B. C., ,IULY 7. l.'iOO  ���   miniiimi  ����lj.e '^t0ppzki0v*.  ' ��' ���;'''  KstAituMii-::'!'   ir-vh.   ������ .���  A..B;r6ra'ce,'-v-  . .!���('.:;   ySH I ;.K ...''A'.\! i>. '. Kl H'J'OK.   ...  .      THE. r-ROSFECTOR, ;i.-    pnhlislicu  every   Suhirdiiy,.   yn<i'has   a Ki:ar.-:iitcL-d  ' ci:c,yi:iuiYit-':..., ' '���!���"< '������J. y-i'.-'. papt-i'  . in Kast, Kooioiiiiy. it is all home Printed  . end contain.-, cto.,;-;!*- inc. :tcv.,s* (il'iiny  y, ..'*)t.-,i   papc;'." in tli> ui.-vi'jcr. ,.  ,��� (J .' '  As  an .advertising  m'cilir.nv it  is ini-  . excelled.   '  Devoicd io ilie lipbuildiiiK of Foi,-!. fixcfilo,   tin-  development,ol the vast. .miniYnil  ri'tifiuruua of  ihe East Kooic-iiay mining clisirict.   ,,  'Subi'iM-ipiioji's;' .'V.'.V.;,''....,."...'.:".���'-::'.��' v'-^.vc-iit-  Advej-tising grilles'made Iinov.-u on iipnllt-ililoi:,"  ContriMtions are Solici'te<i'fro,n uiill&rts*^  iistrict.tatYa'll maitor S'litsjnilecl for publication [more and lllOrC the ������Value! "of   Olll.'  'ICUfet liit-.-'e liie. wriu-Yr's .sU-uihmv.  in.v ;; nil, i uc Ai'ruviiii-i..   ;il    l:sr<.'.'e.  !���!��� lib-;..!���;-,.)���;...|"',e\-|.'...-;,if''\'e;i I'S  to ,<.'���'.'-1  il 'star-tod. but with increased do  vi.']o|iiii(.'iit and liii'o-e.' shipments  of rich oro. i he movement is well  founded am1" will .rcsu'O in .the  bettvnnoiM .of those v.iio ha'vo,  Come into tlie district Hvit.h a. tiriii  intention to stay '.villi it. and,,, in  our opinion, they wilt have exercised good juduenjent.;iii so .'do-  }�������' ���'".   ., . y.'^-: \y:' [AA.':'    b    .'A'  . We have here:-in...-this.'country  the .ric! lesfAn'iineral areas ,011 .the'  continent.;, 'It.' is�� yet  in .-its  in-  �����v:>#$BS-:$:^^^  Is'"'  ~-0..<l��'- ���'���  it* ���  $i|jf.  Hieadauai'fsrs ,;ffop ��� '-'IKEiriixfcg���;and '��� .Commercial   lYEen'  eir  #:.  inines, and the "m'a-uy   companies  THIS PAPER ^^i;!^;!1..^^:.i'M-mt-;- have :.acquU^l;.;i)r<3p6'rtii'rf  tor it. .-"��� ���..���"..,: ;'���.',,,: ....   '< a.      ���".   niiicob h:m��� .so! i-s fieii  ' l''h':i'.'l,   a'' . n.-.'li  This  Paper % V;;-'1,'; -A:';. A'i!(;. .ib, J; .{':y\ reward w.I-tr, be tuejvsu it Id" t heir j  ^'''^bb.b''^ iiivi.^niiea;.;"..-.'     ������'b'-b';'  -���' ��� ,,. y-:,:.y  .j-'i-ji.-iviii-'i'/v.'^ia'oi  v...|'i!<f!!Vu;;il 11.  ., <V!|...-!-'- !'..;, 1 i-.i  *This:;Pap'erjb>^^  '"������ for'uUv^-rV'^-yi^rkr!^'"V^riit-^f'.^o1-.''"4'.l'''"'"",,;.''r'*'.j'V<a-y...,Qi"uir. i*.ii'].��>j-it'>i; -i^'J.\:Vt'hfVii.'.V^ to'!  1 lll.-v   I'M.TOI.    u���:.-.!,-. .:  ,'stohy y,>x:<i;;.txr\ Wa-.!;. '   ;��� .''  Wi  tho home seeker.'.,���Tlit'ouirli   the.  tiDJxe 0r*r&^ecfes;  :.;sASUi;:u.\Y,;,,r[b; y;;, !b'<A  ! valley bob. .seat h* rod .��1 i/ins   and y  I ���ranches,, 'on '.' which 'liiiiijjiiticcyii ���  j,.eroj i'ji '��� -ate .grihvu , aliiiua i ly.-. .'b'b-'--.h'  rside^yi.'alUe' a'tul,,hoi^se   raising; i\  j/rui's���^���rpu,,'a-bn.Hdant-liy andA\'1\U'������ :   (A'ei'y.litLje atieri,t;iqu.,-;yTh6re;ttre'|''  A���--,-,-S^rO -b  ��� ������;. y ������..���'-';��� ..-    .-', ;;.'."'; ipau(-' rich'tracts ���'.oi'.'-i'oi'.t tic bUuid.i  ���; HP HE' '-Fort. Steele, mineral; dis;<J. ��������� :y,.,-'     ,     ,   .���'������"'.'.   .:,,,,.,���  ���'I-'-' -'. ;     :. yy .��� y ::Ty ,:y'y~x':    ;',. .awiiitm^-' the home seeker in the A  ��� ;*- '���'���. tncAol'.boutlr Last/Koote- f.,-, ,::-..',    ���'������<"'��� -".A'hA.A'y,".'',y   ������"���,"���.���.!���"  :  Ay.  ,'.  ���   'Ax' "���'���"'   A-''    '     ;'',���"���  r'iV'Ol't ^ICCic   11'. lnilllT:. d.ivisioa, 0.M .  naVYis; the lar^e*!/. mineral di-yyAy-'yA,^;, .,��� ;. -',^y--t ���,���������...���- -..���,:;������,;...  "a bb ��������� tvA"A ,'���-'���,,��� ;';. ,'.;,.. :n��� ,; .-i'boiithLast.Kootenav:-';. . '.'������,. ��� f"  ytnct;iryBrii^h Co-unibiay. n.t hat;.y:.     .;,:      ������    ���.,..���'.,-���.��� - ������ ��� ���-...��� ;   ..*���..���   /f j  is^a.mineral distiiic't ;in' all; that  th'e; narhe' iraplies, lias ...been, de^  if.:-  ���-������(���'." ., .Mpyeiueut This. "Way.  The:inclicatibiiS;:aiI ptiirtt  to  a^ "  .^i-mousmttfeaap;^.^  ':;miningymen,,yThe largest bQcUesbEa^'Koo  ���������.���##PaI,^^^  A^^��enX^;e^oundy;in:-t:he:_:.-g,Or,t{: ^d^'mail%:':AviIl%-toai:e:'-froirt:- fhife)"-''  :,'- ^^Myyy**,'.^W^ &&& dfyionta^yW^in^ibn k  i.:.'i"NprthyStar,;vSjinivan"':'.g.^ <y:yyy/-Ayy -y:..A-----. j.;,  a the :i./St:.y;.;Euge:iie^Y^C9hsplidated;j'   ,..���'.',!; '".';"��� A'': -b ;������ ,.^.., .'b'-A- ''A,,.;: ������������'���"������"' v^i'  "vm%es:1ar0A-s^lted:;in y^^y^i^s^i^^^^:^  ��� "trictyyand many..thoiiisand.tons;of  /vrich;pre';liave Ebe|en;. shipf^ecl:'in;  ":the' pastAtwq years,;.and; mahy  yihousands of tons of'/cpnc'e.n.trul.t.-;  ^F0RTAbSTEE^E;:-YR..; ;;>C.  I/Eirge I Samplf |RopmSybi^  ': ai]  m  SouthvEasu "Koprenay;; arey yeryl  extensive: and :this  vast   regiori  has not- been",carefully prosjiect-.^  adj'jjiude'ed many portions of '".the;  -..ingoreyareoivthe^seyeraldum'psfe  :^fiitln^ treatment  '''J'MylP})�����;yhAA     y". ".-    a ,  .:A,y,;:'|iQcatibns yet ;to be   mad.e ,aiid'JA..';..:  Th^y Estella; grbuyxof: mi net? on jjnatry:rich discoveries;^  ;b Tracy y'ci'eek has - oyer f eight'  yb'huiidred vMeiy ���of A.tunnelsb:;and,  b. ?d i-i Its''; 7; YTHepibbleyminejYpwned  ;���'.' 'byban 'Ottawa-.-syndicate,^''i.has  YY^overbvOO,;ifeet;; of.Afiunuels'y'and  lib'shaftslAvTheBig^OIii^  ^'���..'':i.eral''^  :b theA-Dupont/Agroti^  Ab'Stoiie^ v Oldly Alie-i^CplossalJ-Bald;  JAy^jiu R'Ui 1 iii.-;^G, bl d e ltY^Pivebgrpup,,  bj-M in n i.e*Mv v-Tiger(y J'ph 11 fjj; ;;;Aarid'  A��� Ajiianyyolhetrs ; liaVe,' from \ 1.00 -Ax>:  '���''", 1500'feet of: 'fin 11 hels,;/shafts; and;  .'j;;yd ri f tS.y: b ���',': A.. ]-A A Ay :-':' ���'���: -���- A. A -Ayy  xx,, Ay'Tlie" varied'; character ot; thq  'ores;prod 11 cod' i ir tl 1 e di stric l;.-' to:  b;gef.he'r with tho va:st. d'bposiLs of  b iron ore and lime' which are. iif  ���'.'. clb.se 11'rdxirnity to ; Fort ySteeki,  .."clearly   indicate  that "reduction  b -works; will;iu;the:.near future be  ���"... erecfedtin' this yicinity.-v,- Large  deposits,,of copper  and.  galena,  . ���<��� wet/ and.dry. ores,'\;yas|;,quaiitities  of fluxing .'Ores l:further, insures  ... /the erection pJ' reduction' vyorlys  ��� pn;the Kootenay river"'in.this vi-  ;. ...omityi- ...,.;;..''. ;;.'l:';'':b,'\a';..���....;.. A. .'.'.''  .'.-In tfite main rangeof the Rocky  b Mountains, with'tii  a  short dis-  1 tancfi of; Port Steele, ..thery;,;is 'it  ���mineral .district of 'great ,-rich-  ':   ness that mustvajwa.ys give:e'm-  . pl'byment: to a large  11 umber 'of  bi-Pughf' tip' light!,'  .A'; ������,..'.'''."' ...-.y'A, .*,,,.:'���*���'��� A. *x-A. '''. :' '.A x.y :y:-.  ��;/-We';knb;w of; nbysimilar;area-6f:  ''country;, any where: in .the^^voifld, ���';.  today; ^hich Offers'sucltylndpbie;-  ments ;; to ' the^; prospector ,'and  miiiei;.;y';aPprtuiiately:b tooi'^; tlie  prpspector'wi 11 not; h ayeyfo"; wai t  ,tp:;'-",fih'cl;������' :i;'; purchaser; if fhe ;Jl?Us;  soniethhig 'good'tbb offers a The';  atteiitibhvpf ���'.the^wbrId. is attract-  ed to;,the  mineral (resources;: ;bf>  the. KpptenaySjA and -its mines  and liinteral wealtii  are on  the  tongues. of  mining  ineii everywhere'.'b '. "' ���;."'���; "'���.���'���'.,,'..'. yy ��� -y-Ayy  ,-������ '     .���:'<>���;-'��� ' ' '���.*,.-,.'*;'- ''* ' '��� y. ���.;.-..,;y...-j ���  a Thereb never ��� was 'a mining  'movement which 'did not- have  its alteudant disasters 'and misfortunes, and we will have them  here,, but the .'general'-result- will  be a tremendous, increase in the  population y and ' wealth ; of the  Port Steele district and the prosj  perity of South East  Kootenay  ,':   IN" THE DOMINION HOUSE.   :  ^^^^a^^^a^feg^^^^g^^ii  Is a large, and "Attractive Hotel of ^ujet'EJegance in all  its:'���'Appointments, -with^a Cusine 6FSuperior ������'--    '  '���"'���',,".'.; '" "yA   a.. ���;���������.' Excellence.   ���'������  ,f '''"y'y,.' ''-������������.������"���;'.'- '."'.-'������' ���  ^\yl^;Kf^^^,i^y:^^''hJfA^  ; '.'..."<;;���-'.';���...:';���������.    Ay a-���:���':':: .:���: .-.;, ;:ib'-AY,^::���-,A ���:���-.������-.���'   :';" . A ;,���.;-VY'bb'-'.;. -'.A-. Aggj';  A':',':A.A.;A'':A'A:'A:b,b';;i-A,bb'by;yyb  "yAyx.-y., ^fAFoPy'lIpiisseyCieanmgA^  #? ���'�����'.-.  J$fc .Chloride Eime  Garljolic Acid  Close ' of-'' the . Session.���A   General  Election May .Occur This Fall. \, ���  "Ottawa, July 2.^-Tlie, definite^  a-nnpiuiceuient that. the end of  theb session   fnay' be .expected  within the week or ten days,-, has  inen.';and. scope :for  the   invest:  been -hailed.;, with   pleasure   by  ment of a la..rge amount'of :;capi-|ulos1- of those'whose duties keep  ���'ta-l.."bF.or"t Steele-is; so  situated, them in attendance upon Parlia-  thattt ..'is'-t-h.o na-tura! eporiuh'j ���-of j.meiu.- ." ,;   . ;.; , ' ������  business. ���        , ������[" ,-j     A general impression is abroad  '. ��� ;. ..���*'-..* .'���*���        ' ''    ''.  I that'the-country is within ���apre-  ���, No  one,  can  read, -iluvbt/nicial'lciable distance of an election,  jxttiers' and duly credited reports-  whicit'have come from the "mi 1.1-  ...    ,    ..     ���      '.. .,     .������','���,' ,     j     M       CUfrE fiLL YOUR PAIKS WITH       W  oval districts ot the   r ort   .^ioelt-     k ,    ���" &  :; LARGE ;AN;Q   COMMODIOUS   SAMPLE; ROOMS .FOR  COMMERCIAL ,MEN;":^:,A'"-;b"b-. -. yy y a y-'y. ���������';'���.":-.- -. - b;!?  j      j"v  Everything New, First Class and up to date.;���'../ ..   .'  In Every Particular;  HEADQUARTERS'  For .Travellers and Mining Men.  i*i '������  m::  ���ii  i��i '���'  *��!��� ������  ���-..Iv  Bed Bug Poison  a   'Boracic Acid'  ���'-; Qarbolic' Powder;  ���"; ; b Sulphur ;Torches a  iy^^Bor^yyyt:-.  Sponges and Chamois --0  :'"''' Electro, Silicon 'and- .Silver .'Soap for Cleaning.  b ;.W.indpwr.s;and'Silverware.���-'������'���   <. -   '������;-��� Y.-bv:T:"���^���i"'-  *JivCopperas,for Disinfecting,; etc., etcA;,^;"'��� "'yhyy '���' f b     '.-.[  :.,���'������ a'''"  \0y.yy..    ,b.. ...AAAA-' ,;-../'..-   '���'".':���'.]'.. ��� yy.  T��v    *  i*i ���     ���  ��������? '  i*��   ���'���'  -��.��v . ,  ������.���'����. ���  *'������  *������ A. ;W. BLEASDELL. 0l'll',,n.alo0l,t:h'i'>(-<i"^r'jofTi.-WaT.inuoV.stef  :T'A ' "..':   "       . ".'     " ��� .- A ���"    ������   ... A ;^  �����.*r-  ..:*'..  *<?���:���  .coinnry. c-.jrrobo)'ii*Hii o.y cifVlnr-  a'i'sns <>f' :;sinin=-,;-8;;igin"'-r> inn.}  ciiviit:\lists of the United   Sr;itc>.  ����i f |  ��.:<dlleni  m  ������Ev'ia.-d' an.-:. C  bi'.;;gba-ouii of tl  ���th<> dis-.riei;.     '-���  'A.iHi  '. llOily  ���i.s   of  '   '. ::;.-.���:'.:.io c^c:,; in itself.  Slmplo, Safe and Quick Ctiro for    j$j  ;;���:?���.. ->i,"r'Ri"r~':.cour'-^.j|  ���_ u..  IF-  JK.  ir.   .  '   ������!r.;;s/i^ciir.;   ,"...  ���" 5 a-..' r.O cont Bottles.  ./*nE ;";r i-htatiows-    '" ;  i1  m  5?f  St'Y QM1.V the genuine.  i^SKYDAViS'  " We ������believe''the bpeniiiii" of .the |  jninos'iii Si.iui.ii   Eas;.   iv.iioien.ay j  will bo  thf. ���'-.yosi   poien.r   fnctor!   '"���Tv.::r^a^l"?;K,,K^KK^:i>;^.!833sai'  . which .has'.-boeii g\v'<'.u ''>   ��� h'.'-.-in- A_y. 1: ��� . ���   .dnsf.rial yn')wt.ii"aa  iJri,!.i.sh  ho-',; A .Feari'ui Blunder.   . .  '���himIda. inii'l thiit will, go   i'ai-'t!./-|  wa-rd>  j ilnc.i us.' ��� ! i".- , i.'t'o\'iiicc   iiiji  ������tl.ii! I'n.i i it. rank bs ;i, iiibn-rnl. . j o-i > ���>  ducii.i^" ci')..!;!i'r\'. ��� ���   A:--   : lun-i'!-' ���:-��� y\--h,    i'.l......  i'.,,-,;..   -,i|  'W'd'ICOIile     tin-     lii-..iV.;iiii-!i!S    l'i"W..;   ,".",'���''���,,;.'   l!  ' ,.-"���.',".".'" '���'"  <.-;it i M.M-i ug An Suii.ii l..:-; j\:.)i)h:       '    . .\ ,w. i ;!���.;: .������, ,-.i;;,:,  RESTAURANT   OPEN 'DAY   AND   NIG.HT,  �����* �����������: �����>? �����t ���:���: ������:����� ������&* !*:����� �����;��� ���:�� ^>t *v�� �����!������ .x ���> �����>>��� ���*:���� �����% ���:����� ifi *& it ��& iftt JWi ifiii. JfciL  ��� >.���.����� >��^ ���*���.*���>���.���* '*.���.':���.* *.���.* '.c." *���#���" *!#.��� ^i^ ���;��������� - *!������* ?St *.��.r -.���.- ������.�������� ���:���-��������� :^!^TffT7iT"?(tTTt?-?��7^FT^ *^^  The  il.'.     u')'|i;m'  ���'!. ';.i! Or'  S;i';v(<.   iii  ;i   lini-i-ilil':    IIiii-ii.  ,,.l  l-v  CROFTS #;DILSE  CONTRACTORS  i^SS:  !��� /  All    Kinds   of   Brick   and   Stone   Work  i ilh'ICK'  fi'nd .l.ilM'E.."l��\ir,Sa.li'.  PLASTI^KlNi;  i'l-oiuplly Done.'  FERNIE, ;.B. C.     OLD TQ'VViV*'.;  fePLKNDID. ACCOMMODATIONS    . :    :''���'���-.   '��� .b,; "  Sample Rooms for Commercial -Heir  ,''li '     i , A ' ���    ��� -.  No.Traveller Should Pass the Door'  .-.'' -���'���������.'    ���     ' ...    '...'������ A ,.o    .,.���''��� "  blyhc. ti-jiil runs wifiiin ton foot of f.ln.; liousc      Oo.od ' '  Kuril nnd, j.ilenly oi liay and i;T.'iin.    .If you |,i;i*'oniz.. !,),(. '  Walil'o'rf yhu w'ilhnevi'r regret it. ���   ' ������    .  /:/..    A. ",/<ANO'USE,    -  -    lJroprieto  ) T ",. TTJE PRORPEf'  A FLY  i '���nil.  ��%�� $JV08p2Ct0r.  ���i.vrviuixy .ici.v  GERMAN   MINISTER   SLAIN.  Chinese Troops Murdered the  Enron  on June 18.���Other Ministers  Reported ns Safe.  .Shanghai, July   1.���The   British consul al Chefoo  telegraphs  that Huron   Von   Ketteler,   Ger-  .iiiiiii minister at Pekin, was murdered by native troops June   IS.  Three legations���if is  not.  mentioned which-r--were   still   undes-  troyed J une 2'A.      The American  consul here says that   Yan^c   Lu  o telOiiTi.phod   June   i'(i   th;n   the  other miui-iicr-.   wore  .vifo   lhat  luorninir.       The   sii nation    was  "desperate,     and'   h.e     doubted  whether the ministers could hold  out 24 hours longer, ��as  ho  and  the   empress   could   not   longer  'give protection.  The German minister   was   attacked while . proceeding   lo tho  tsun.ir ii yaincu,  where  he  died.  Loudon, July  2.���(Ji'riciai' dispatches received hy Ihe consular  body at  Shanghai,   an   Kvpress  cablegram, dated Shanghai. J nly  1, says, confirming in fhe fullest  manner fhe butchery  of  Baron  ' von Kutteler, the "Gorlnan   minister, on June \S     The ambassador was  riding     in      Legation  street when he was attacked  by  ��� Chinese    troops     and    Bexers.  dragged i'rom his horse and kili-  fed.     -His body  was hacked  to  pieces with swords.     The  German legation and six other buildings were burned, and a number  . of.servants of the legations killed their bodies thrown   into  the  flames.     Official confirmation of  this ghastly business has created  the' utmost consternation among  the consul generals of  the powers,   who expressed  fears that  war would  be declared against  the  ���Pekin 'government.      The  consuls entertain little hope that  any foreigners are left  alive  in  the capital.   ' There   were   100  secretary attempted Lo vi^it the  ism.g ii   yamon.      lh;  was shot  four liiiios and died at tho room.-,  oi the tvimg li yamon.     His -co  rotary succeeded in   making  hi-  escape.   All fhe legations oxc.-pl  the British', German and   Italian  'have been   destroyed.     Tho  diplomats and missionaries are  in  fhe British legations under  rifle  fire.    Cannon  command   Ihe  legations but are not   being   used.  It is impossible to start reliel at  present.    *  Captain   McCalla.   commandm  1 , i  of the Newark. ��� estimates that  nd.OOf) soldiers .will be needed to  relieve flic ministers at Pel-ring,  m  onaji|iroi.il tojoiiriuiiln ss WITHOUT A CENT iti AOVAHrtF  mi  -J ��5  K7~.~.  m  T~r  -j ���' 7 ���<-  ,-OyTI  |.iic< flow a"J_ "'"J/^-^'Oa-J- it���"��'}������� ��i�� I'" all <3.ivu-x cluiiijrH  oui.-,Li��e��.   The   'MONTROSE" Bicycle  ��fc^ c�� en  "Lour .Special   Aunt's,   smnjilo  jincc  <>1    3> | OiSii  J�� llio irrcuU-st lj.u win in u lu,.j tic n,i vfffn-1 v,\. l-uiiniiiH.i^K cmml  touiij Mil nhrt I oi. tlio maikit und jou <J , ot ..,, ,."���'pn   .?���  <^'Ml.o-\V��il��.-l, -,,ami V"* tljJS ������-tli<Kj ol ..un U> n.irodutiiirf  oui- I!��0<> MfUJJ.W Jin. oiiw ot n w.r.ij.k- .iiml at. tllli>lo��-j.ruciH  uu.de to mxuiv a RIDER AGENT:,, i-.iU; town to n-nre^-nius  and take ordi-rH,   Oui ua-iii^ iiiuL.-inoii.i fu-t. "...U-.  SPECIFICATIONS [',"*!!"'���-- "K��' -'Olm-h; ImHl'SSJim.1) IVsc  ., * �� . . . f ,Wn��" Mil llo -��"iiiil. ..���.Iiil.iiiuuliii loiH.<d toniuw  Uoik. llli-ll joints niiiiioMd i-,v|;am1. i- <!i-��iti- to <.1st4.11 mil |.o-t ..ml  handle burs Itojul Ait li ni.�� 11. Ok- n-lcl-mutl .Vi.-i U lmb-uiitj tailor���  the ift.ifKt; ruiiiilni; kmiuii; Jti-.i.r.l "A" tuts tin. i���lI !,���,t ,������.ai tlie  iiiostfXiifii'.nuliiesaiitlit.iii.iiUt. 'J he- ceiiulne *l M< ���i,.i:, r Jlj.-Unle  widd.f, iwlalf, toolrtiuu! iii(.<asou,.�� the- lie-t Gi.Uinulilc. I.'i.juiekd In  Miuk. iiiuioon orcuiuh r-iiin, liwii)} SIiiMu.il und tiiiiuiiifi.it tl; pi,��iu1  linishtd iiltJ,t.|li.(,- 1111 ull luurlu |..uH We Ihoiouflilj H-ttMr, i.iit-e  ur uiuurlitl Unit K��..s liito tins iiii.tinni. Our MikHi.,.- jc-urV euur-  iiilicc'bori.] with .-mil l.:c\fit *-J *���  FRFF toiinyoiius,ndliit-<l..- ��l��.r.l><-.-.-h ,��� fuu ���,(1i onkr we will  rilkE. st-ndirc-u 11 (.���.iiiniiu Hurill, t WW n.ile huiitl nut-rn .-\i.li-  ���lifter; or 11 Iiik1i|.-iidu lloor|iiiui|. Ynm niont^ nil luiefc Jf 3 ou aieliot  j.erlectlvsatlslie.1. ^  Manufacturins" Co.  (!.';.'iti;o. i  ItOUTE TO TIENTSIN OPivN.  <lR*iip,MHtt' UKandJbtusUIl juii Jmw nmtfi Hf���.tii mw iou on Ilu��h.Linc mifltliif.  II   >'<>U      �����������������������       i^" SS^fllf  ���*      ..     ..    I....    1      ..  -.- ........ _..  aie  In oadi town for this jim j>w  ��/. JL. MEAD GYGLE COM***\NY9 Chicago* in.  h  H  \ i I \,  ) l i fl  * I I fl  .t.B a '  j   IV * i-  ���^  *i':; ,  A.     r-.  H.     W.  DREW.  Proprietor.  Ml  b  Fori Steele.  'AST0.  ..AL  IIMARI F tn RHY i1;;1"-'1,' ��i-ijiiia"i-tj"uiuJi.vJi-v_i-i��ia^i��!Lii i.ydis-  "H.."1"* ,W IBM ��� tiiUiltliij-t.itiil.i/,-iinloMisirrt.atl.i}~ ���\Ve11mlo11011trso11  ulll..lns. ������i���i ^.. , ���������;.,,���'"���, "��'1-tl-'->-i-"l<-ra,'ili��di.iiM;C<l.\I> JIAM> �� iii;i:i.�� taU.iilltl.idl-'..hkh we  <.ni> Ji.'.i ..,.?;���....?.'!" chi I'^owiniUfJi'iJiwiiriiHliniiln and '!i'l models- Miy .-Iiliiii. Send foi liintnlo I,M.  " ,, ' 'i'.i-'Altll.ll-i l^uiKiiiestloiKil, 1\e itil.-r w any haul. oi-|jusini<sslibiisf inClika^o. oruii-v i-\i.ifsmjr  iviMioiid <:o'��Ji.i"y.   ��(���;��lll;se.i.l you k-lti-i-s- of ielf relief tlli/i-l Irom the lin^-est hanks in OiieaKo ilyou Vi-li It.  Imnenul Decreet, Captxu-od, Showing SEND   I OUR  ORDER hV,'!.".l'i, i. 1liH.,mv iirt���i��"U.!iL;-*"i"-'-'��i i��T��moi siiipincntniihoutdtjiobitwiii  1 ' ��   ^���������������B'     i��#l#is   ��#liwi.ll ho witlidiawn toty mjoii.   �� s^lji.e nanio ol this paper.  That Ot1hiii.11; Supporting- "     "       ���*������-*������.    -o.-��� ���.    ���. *,  the Eorcers.  l\f��idon. .July"!'.���-1~: III h. i'n.���  A tiis[i;nch from .Admiral linye  lo the adnurally, via Cheioo^  under dale of Juno !Ji\ s;i)Ts:  ������'J'htf conduct of CoiniiiandiM'  .Stewart of liie -Al��;erino, ami  Coiinnarider IJauso oi the b'cr-  mau .H'unboat iltis. at the bom1  bard ment of Ihe Tak.u forts, w^  iiiii'i'nilicent and. eiicted .the ad  miration of all.  "The river route to Tientsin'.  Til miles from Taku, is now  ojicu.    Tho railway head is  nowj  nine miles from  Tientsin.     The1  . , 1  road inward is not quile safe and i  communication to Tientsin is I  difficult. A fort 1!J miles abover!  Taku was found desei-ted by1  Lieutenant Commander Keyes;  and was blown up, leaving the j  passage up the river free.  ' ��� Lieutenant        Commander! ;   Keyes reports  that the w-se'nal j>Th        MiIwauIiee^  at Tientsin was captured June 2U  bv the naval brigade. The losses' ' A '������*������� nilllie f<"- 'll(' <��������o.  were'seven   killed.    Laeutenant  Colomb slightly wounded and   a  gunnei-  and  21   men   wounded.  ^t&i^TjOTO'u.^'tkrf  Oarf-'idH*  iti.. ificiniies m  Jr/m  f  ���-sty'  if"*!  Go ro the        ' b  MONTE   CARLO  RESTAURANT.  On Rlvor-ide Avenue  Wiiiiani Robinson, Proprietor  :.jj;als A'r a\a* nouiih.  I'Vii; i;kv  XIV VM  '2'*oIe;����aii5  Jr&es"ESj  umim  PROPERTIES  i:\east kootenay b. d  i'JOTIO   'I'O  All   Kinds   of   Poultry   and   Game    Irs  hoa." ^;n  Craribrook  Fernie  ,   Fort Steele  Moyie     ' Wardner.  foreigners connected 'with the  legations���fifty iu tlie customs  house. English aud American  tourists and others to the number  of .ISO. and nearly JOG legation  guards. 'The < British- foreign  office, the Daily,Mail learns, has  received news from the British  consul at Chefoo that Baron von  Ketteler has been Willed, but no  -. other information.  A ."dispatch to the Empress  from Nankin, June 'Ai). says:  . "Priests here have received reports from Pekin that the public  ��� executions of foreigners have  been*in progress siuce .June 20  The news comes from ' French  runners' at Pelf in, who state that  they administered the last rights  to the condemned men."  Nankin cables dated Sunday  say jhiil Viceroy Liu Yin "Till  received a telegram from General ,Yulu, stating the German  minister had been murdered in  Pekin, Yulu, who escaped, also  wired: -'Position desperate. Implore your help. Foreign troops  of English nationalities ei\ter-  iing Pekin to tho number of y0,-  000 or -10,000. 1 can not hold  Out four days."  LiuYiii'Till has received this  from the viceroy of Vuii-iShiki.'  Foreign" troons victorious at  Tienlshli 'hioy will enter Pe-  kiu ilniiiediately.  General Yuaiishi llil*an. commanding the besl foreign "drilled Iroops in China, has notified  the Gorman commander of Kiao  Chan Llitit he will not permit the  German's proposed expedition  to Woihsien to rescue dial font  and the Misse.-, Howden and  1-Tawes. the American mission  aries in the hands of the Boxer*.  The missionaries at Pao Ting  Fn were reported safe.  Fills the "World With Gloom.  Tientsin. .June 2lA, via Chefoo.  .'July I. via Shanghai. .July 2.���A  Courier from Sir IJoherl Marl,  inspector..of cnsiduis a.t Peking,  has arrived. Iio left Peking on.  Monday,"-Tune 2o, and reports'tho  situat-ion despera.ti  ho t'eports I >��t j-oii  the  German  There are no further details.'  o '  St. Petersburg. July 1.���Vice  Admiral Alexieff telegraphs to  the minister, of war, General  Kouropatkihe, from Taku under  date of June ^9, via Port Arthur  June J-10, as follows:  "The' arsenal i at Tientsin,  which offered a powerful base of  operations fqiv the Boxei's, who  have greatly damaged the Euro-'  pean town, has been taken by assault."  ��� London, July 2.���Two secret  imperial decrees have fallen into  the hands of foreigners,   according to a'dispatch from Shanghai  which says the lirst recites the j  events around   the capital and  attributes the trouble to religious  fanaticism    against   Christians,  leading   -to    violent   outbreaks  which.the government is unable  to   suppress.      Foreign   troops  are  between Taku and Peking  and the foreign relations  have  reached a desperate point.    The  government therefore calls upon  all the viceroys and governors  to  show'   their  loyalty   to   the  throne   and    raise   armies   and  funds in defcil.se of Peking and  defeat foreign dictalion.  The second, which i.s dated  .June 21, eulogizes the IJoxors as  loyal and true men, who, though  not soldiers, have defeated the  foreigners advancing on Peking,  and commands the oiiicials to  co-operate heartily in the patriotic worlc. The oiiicials in the  son lh disregard the decree.  Il 'is feared thai Vunnshikai,  the governor oi Chefoo. will join  Titan's party.  Washington, July 2.��� There  is authority for ihe .statement  thai our government feels lhat  what niiisl be done al once is lo  drive1 forward  a  relief   force to  i all nver llio Union a-, the Oruiit Kail-  wiiy l'uiiniiii; tho .J��l-ionier Limited."  truini ovtsry day and niyhr. between St;  Paul ancl Ohieairo. and Omaha and  (.'hii.-ajio. '"The only period ti\iiiinrin  the wii-ld." Uruli'rMaiul: , < 'onnection*  ai-o made wiih All TraiL-continental  Linc=.'(.st"s->uriiig to pii^onyers the bent  aei'vice known. .-I>iixiii'iou^J coaches,  electric lights-, steam heat, of a verity  equaled by no other line. '>  See that your ticket reads via "The  Milwaukee" ��hen jroiiij; to any ]/oint  in the United States or Canada. All  ticket agents m?1] theni.  For ratc?s. pani]jhleis or other  in formation, acldre---.  J. W. Casev,    .    i;'.J. Kddv, ,  Tiav. lJ:iss. A^-'i,., Oeneiiil Ayeni,  "SJSATTI.E. WASH1.    POKTI.AND, OK.  ���?hasf.   Estmere?  (Mining, and Stock Broker,  Kimberley, B. O,  MILLINERY  Just, Received���A large con-  signmont of Latest Styles..  " r 'l  MRS. DILSE', Proprietor.  Mansfield &  Cotterell  KEEPS~"CONSTANTLY   ON,'HAND  Fresh Bread and Calces  -  Fresh Fruits every day  Fresh Vegetables *  ,   ., Fresh'Eggs  ���Fresh Milk and Butter  CriiSr PJeidig  Contractor   %   Builder  All kind-; of Fancy Siijn anil   Ffoiite  Paintiiiij.       '. 'iilciininirifr    and   fajjer  Hangiiifr a specialty.  o  FURNITURE   REPAIRING  All Work Strictly First Clas-: '  HIGHWARDEN    <Sc   SON.  ' ' . i  PIONEER  BARE'Ir SHOP  Everything Strictly First Class.  N'.rl door 'o-lfic Pro*/in tor.  F>.   COOK.  Livery,  Peed   and   Sale  Stable.  Fort Steele. B. C.  ti:amin'o oi.- ai.i. kinds somoitkij.  mivi:i:ai. a< t is-ini.  (I .ll!M   I    )  . i-ii'iii UM'i'i: .ir i.mi>k.>vi:.\ii:.vi-  NOT1CE.  .Miucral  Mi ii I hi.-  Poking      regardless  of     the  strength    required.  The'-o   ih  much iloiihl here as lo  the  sufli-  ciency of Ihe force now at Talcn  to undertake tho work. Admiral Keu.pl'f reported yesterday  that l-I.OOO of all arms were  ashore, without stilting definitely where Ihey wore. It is not  known whether the second expedition directed against I'eking  lias yet started froin ..Taku or  Tientsin.  On .lune 18  Von., Ketteler.  niiiiister',- , and   his  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR.  MIX.Vli: .M" .oui ������TIOHIi"  f;j:iiiiis. mui.in- i" llic l-'ori Stri'l  !M\ isiuii of ll.isi ICimti'iiiiv Hlsiiii-1.  Wln'iL- Im in. .1:���On ilii-'l'iiiry f.'ci iC .Moiin-  liim ui'iir l.(>\\ls cicoli.  TiiK-c luitici: tlisn 1 'I'lins 'I'. Mi-\'!uii'. F.  AI C. N'o. ' it'.iiiiil '. -.iwiit lur .loliii K.  Ilumplii'ovs F. M. C S*" is'M'i" '. mii'iiil. >-i\iv  il:i\s fi-oni tlii" it.ii- Iiimi'iiI. 'o .iiiplj i'i lln' Min-  inj; Hci-oii'i-l- Im- .i ' 'i rulU-.ili- ��� li�� ,.i.... -in ills  loi- tin- ]Hiii)i)-.i- ol iiliiniiiiiit.' u Crown Ci.im of  ilie iil)u\ o vV.i nils.  Ami liiriln'i inlfc'inlii-.'Ili.n .11-111111. undei  M-ruoii I* iiui'.i be i-iiinini'iKi ilhi'iori. tin-issu-  11111- ill sin li Cm 11 Iif.'11 ��� of lin;iro\r.|iii.|iis  U.ili-il ilii^.'uli il.ivil M.i\. liuxi.  i'i- tikis t  Mcvrr'rii:  L.. COHN  TAILOR  AND IMPORTER OF  FINE WOOLLENS  Rocky. Mountain Avenue  Fort Steele. 3. G.  Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Tobacco.---,  Cigars and Cigarettes.       The,Leading' Resort in town for n  i > 1  quiet game of cards.  ,- We keep'a full line of imported and domestic cigars  - o  among, which  are ,;���our  own  specials"? and the famous  "General Arthur Cigars."  Our Chewing and ^Smoking Tobacco is Always Fresh  Have you tried "Piper I-Iiedsick" chewing, tho ]iride of  Yankee's or '���'Wills Navv Cut" the hest smoke in B: C.  ,  We' Carry a Complete Line of Pipes including  B BB and E .4 M.  Our Billiard and Pool Parlor Is siriciK  Look us over and sec what \vc can do for )'ou.  fort and pleasure i.s our aim.  up  to date.  Your  coni-  NOT1CE.  i'i Iii   Ainlt'i-son  .mil   lin\.(l   l.'u Ki'i   I ��������� ��� i < I��v  ;l��. II.UK i- 111.II 1 Ill-V Mill .l|lpl\ Iiii .1 s|lul.ll  lilnliil III .-lis.' I" . ill Mini"'I "ll Un- lolloiMii"  ili-sc, ili.'.l IiiiiK     f ���iiii'iiii'iii'liii  .il .1 |i..si pi.ii.I-  I lion III.   lltilll, I I, "I II.     --,.'lllll  II i- I,   in ,li  lh.  li,.. Mil ul .i Mil ill i i'< I. .imI .ilionl . i.j'ii mi!.-  .,,,!,, ,|,, ,,i,l\\.i\. ll.. nil. noi ih ', i .ii.iiii....  Lli..-iii-r wesl. Sii-i-liniiis. Llii'iii-i: iiorlli id .-Ijiiins.  Ili'-ni-r u-i-sl U'.!l lYlmiiis. llienei- soiii.1i illi 'clniins  mon.. i'n- loss. I..-, i.lic'liiinl; of lln>'.siiiil ilie Snii.l  Ci-.-rli. iIhiih'i: folliuVinj,' llio. s;i ill liillil; .lown-  siri-nni i.o i.lij. pniiil. ol roiiiiiioiicoini.-iii. ,  - I'i.-iu-iI at. iCnipin- l-li.li May', IW. ' ���  ., ,       ���   I'KTKU ANTIKUSOX.-  iiAvnr. ruck !'',.i;.  T. 6. flrmstrono  Four Sti-:kli-:, B. C.  MANUFACTURER   OF  Tinware, Calvanized Cron, Sheet  iron.   .Stove  Pipes u'nd  Copperware  BUILDINGS HEATED .-in.l VENTILATED  I'lnmbing," Pijie   titling   and   all  kinds of sanitary work  flir Tiulit���Hot Blast Stoves  Hydraulic   and   Air   Pipes   lor  Mines  Sl'LIUIAL   ATTK.VTION    1'AII)    'I'O  .IOIJ   WOK'K.  Port Steele, B. C.  McBride Bro's  ���sneif t Heavy Hardwar  Stoves, Graniteware,  Tinware _  Powder, Fuse. Caps  Paints and Oils.  Sheet nxetal work of all kinds  | promptly .executed. ��� ���'..  ���   '  R  . "A  - g  iy  . ai  ft  I',  l?i  ft  i  'If.-  4  IkV. THE JMJOSPF.CTOR, FORT f-THKLR, B. C JULY
19f )0
jye-_».'rc:«r=»'3TKKir ■xri«*«=7ao«cc-r=E:K=KL .sMtaKVS
ipe Jjr^pujctjcn;.
•y.Yl'i   KUAY    .11
iii.'Ni' -i!]ipl,\'   power
i.-.    wanti.'d    through
.. n i.
Conformiu'-r to Icie.ils
A comnion error indulged in
by the prospector, the expert
miner and the scientific mining
expert, 'U thai in their own ex-"
periences in and observation of
great mine.-, they create an ideal
mine to which they expect all
other inine> to conform. If the
prospector has t>uado a lucky
strike in a contact vein, then
ever afterwards he is prone to
overlook promising prospects in
other formation.-., ot'ttime-. escaping a fortune by expecting
nature to conform to his idea of
what a mine should be.
Xot many year* ago Professor
Walton, of London,  than   wljom
-mo fairer man 'to the prospector and mine • owner ever
visited Montana. wa> sho,wn
a piece of yellow porphyry containing visible specks   ot   native
gold. "Ah!" said the professor,
'••rold in/yellow porphyry!"    "I.-.
ir nicer, an
where    it
cable-, led in various directions.
This i> an evidence of the favor
with which electrical transmission is regarded on tlie continent.
A curiou.-, accident occurred at
-Moulder, Col The b ake on a
tank car loaded witli sulphuric
acid refused to work, and the car
went down the grade. Whistle.-,
were blown, the switchman saw
the train in time to shunt it onto
a sidetrack. The tank car struck
a box car loaded with household
goods; the tank.car which contained about l,5(i(i gallons of
acid,   slid   oft'   the   platform  car
and was telescoped into the box
ii i
car. The acid began to escape
aud ruined the furniture and
made a great pool in the yard;
temporarily preventing the passing of teams to "obtain freight.'
The loss amounted to several
thousand dollar^ says the Kail-
way Review.
A serious
a Pittsburg
€^1 w-1
Brewing'  Co.
ON, |
General /VlefcHartt
Lictwor Dealer.
accident occurred ini
Bottled heer Cor family use a specialty
SZZ Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber.       A large assort-     ^5
j~ ment of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always              2;
*—— ■ m
5^ on hand.                                                   ^S
§S DIMENSION      LUMBER      A      SPEC1AI/11Y.        ' 3
| WflSfl,        BG.      J
foundry, whore the j
lhat a favorable itidication'b' ask-1 supporting beam.- under a iVtou |
ed the sample man. "Indication, ! travelling crane gave way under |
my boy. never mind the indica-j a H-ton load. The crane was|
tion: when you rind a rock carry-j transferring a steel shear-hous j
ing gold you just go ahead and ling, and while it wit- being car (
dig uu it  as   long  a.-   it  last.-." : ned six men were riding upon it. !
A,s a result of  the   accident  one]
-- Hiled and   seven   were [
P. O. BOX 812
"■;Th,u& laying do'wn;xt;rule that can
"be profitably,.folio wed ;: byr pros-
man ,wa-
pectors^and';mtn^rs^'■)■, ;b Ay;' .. a ,-.-..jinjured.
; V^Mineral'dispo'sitionsis :much ;,;,' A;tria!   (if   ihe
■A.:       A,     - ■   .-    -- ' ■■:■■■;   x-n-x,    x    .  X   ■:. 7   .-■■   ■   .   :' .'--MY!,/      -,..,-     :
like English  grammar-^-thec;exA! marine boat'  was
ceptions are much; more mumer-jwaukee. .lune i.
Sick & Mutz,  Prop's.
Raddatz sub- •
made at Mil-,
It made a trip J
The Steele House
"pus thail the; rule;, and, 'further;] of a.tnile under water and return- j
..metallurgy-is a- progressive -sci-!edv ASt6rage batteries are  used i
■   .'-■ -    '■■  *--'y,y     ,-       -x: > .     ;  Sy ... .      ....... .  .. -Y    .   ,   I..     '■   , , . .    ^
euce;;; it, builds'   on experience i as a source of power., j
^gaiiied/b^delyingirito^ ^  TO  be built be- '
.by.-„, of'..tlie':;.;earth.v,and/■■, the '-'-precious
:yiy 'y tnetalSra^e",beingY.found.;; in  coiii-
yl. *b .binatio^^
;;.#.' ago!.'ir It is■.■nbt-:i\vell,; to disparage
-."..;■':■,■   ~ ■•■   '■'• "-:o-          ■-..-. ;.:'■'■    i:      ■■■'-■•■::■
;:   A.'; the "value of;  education; in;1; the
A yAy'theorycidf-niinirig: or; the yknowfi;
; b',(:":fact's .'','pf -." theology /and ',''metal-;-'
'-■'■■'■'; Vlurgy;';but: th£-.merebookish man'
^■Ay;.';, s)ipiild';:'re^
1..;;;':may make-"himself■<;very:Vridicu.-"
yA-'yAIous'by ppppsingvhis"theories:^p'
A:AA?reyealed facts, a. Indication^nd
: °b 'bdoductibnsA'drawn froin-'vexpelS;
'yy A iyjehec 'ar.eic-gpod; Afellows... ,tby;assbb
-A-yy c'ial;e;-,;wit li':' b lhe\'''bareb';', usual ly'
;"''■'"''"'~:'--'-'-:    ■.ih''v;:¥pay'i'iV^.A,fc|ti'i.ui'fc-tiies-
I aistii iib^ b^l u rrib
;.ah.d. theories:;; Oyer.;' ■promu 1 galedv.
;~;Exclin:Uge:A'■■'••:> A^';bA;■b-'b^;b';'■ :;
.ber the''?best;ls'et;:of!!
■'"■A ■yTacbs:'£Xdit-:$iili:;.\yyy .ai b
'. M^v iJyl'on E! 'Walker,, general
:iiia,iiager:;of; I he Cairadiany Bank
■VblVCoVl'i'ie^ aniihal
Yineolihg" X>L.the   shareholders:
'Tlie-past   year  has. been, the1
•'.'most..prosperous in, the; history;
of'our country.rb President.:Cox
made" the. signiliciuit;. statement:
"Q.ur deposits, h;ave  now; reached the'handsome sum of. §29,680,-
b;n '>;■ :i.n '-i nerease, of .p'ver..§ 10,000, -
; OOOcluring the'last.three:years."
y;Th',''e has:been duririg the : past
'."■ year an increase'ol two -.mil.lio.ns"
lh'the.deposits and  ah   increase
■!of *sOO,0,UO in the  circulation  of
:. its paper.    Out of a net profit of
btH'i.-e'e-quar't-er^ of.a   million  dollars   the: directors, ordered   the
^■payment o,l dividends amounting
to seven; percent of .the, capital
- stock, .a quarter-of ya   million   to
' lie added, to   the  reserve,   wrote
off a .hundred, 'thotisand .from the
' valuation; of thw bank preimses.
; added §10.-o0i.'ibtp„ ihe., fluid for
pensioning its emidoyees. and
gave'§;•>,Ot-X) to t.'ne'l'a'triotic fund
and   *2,y>0Q, to'' the ' Otfa|wa   fire,
- sufferers. Th^'se-facis .>|-jow con-'
clusivety that the bank is pros-;
perous. and they also show conclusively 'that: 'the'- country is dp-
■in.ic very we'll 'under-, its' present,
News Noti-.s. ■ .    >■  . ■ ■ |
.    It is an interesting fiu-t that at]
tweett Cajie Nome and Port Clarence, Alask'a. and rails and narrow gage Ipcpthbtiyes and freight
'cars' mtve^already: arrived at Se-
y:;Itig:estimal:ed;that the  armor
fo'i';1the,n;ew:Ybatt.leshii)s  for the
Cermaii; uayy^ill':ePst  *"")'^"-',\"
::yAy A-y :.,;.,; Wheat! Crop.
:yA;yA.,:-wheat; ;CrPpb?of 3(>. 000.000
bushels is ;the'.'estimate for, the
;State'Ypf'-;:Washingtoh. .baied on
existing CPhditions^A;:: This is far
aheadjpf■ the extraordinary crop
^"l^STij^ "^ '-.'-b;'.:.;-;-:C.::'y;:bb,b     .
Fort    „ ,
Sole Agents for the
Eest     c
First   Class   Brands   of   Liquors   and   Cigars.
quarters '   foi"      Mining     Men.        Commodious
Sample   Rooms.        Best   Cuisine  in   the
West,     i Modem   Conveniences.
,   n i/
Home   Comforts.
Canton steel
D. McNeish
qjuy^JTi^JVTrmJxaru^iyvvu-mrirL^ ,
:;Ay-a a AANightb Of ■ Terro r.   ;
A;"Awful iinxicity was telcifor the widow-
ot'tlib..brave' Genijntl Burnliiim of iM:i-
i;lii;i.s. ^KAvAVhijirthe docidi';! Miid -she
could not livii till irior'ninjr" writes Mi's.
S. H. Tjiiicoltibwhob'iittejiclc'cl her tluit
fourl'iil Miylit.' "All thouylit lhal. she
ni list soon dio- from JJiieiinioiiia. lmt .-.he
hoyyed. for Dr. Kinijvi; ISTow Ui.icovury.
>!i.yi'iig:ili'liiid inore.,tliitn-oii<'C saved her
iii"0;,iiiid,hiid cured her of ('oi^iiniption.
After threesiiiall'doses she olept easily
rill injrhlbaiid its further u»e eoni]iletely
etired'her.'" This marvelous niedirine
is.jji'iiai'anteed to eure'all Thro:it. Cheat
iiiid Tiiuig; Diseases. Trial bottle free at
"cA. W/BLKASDEiTTbS Dni<r Slore.
This Steel is guaranteed to be equal to Jessop's or Firths in all
Hard Rock Work. ■   ■ ■
Sole Agents
Sole   Agexts
Crow's Nest Goal company
1 *
Giant Powder Gompanu.
Mining Supplies  a Special!}'
Agents for the   MASSEY   HAKBIS "CO./Limited. „
Farming   Implements.
.-.■*■     ^    SUPPLY CO./Ltd. !
Vancouver,    B.
We arc Manufacturers and direct Importers, and carr,y a-
large stock of Balaiices^urnacos, Fire Clay Goods, Scientific
and Practical Books, Glassware, Platinum Goods, Acids,
.Chemicals, and all other Assay ers'1 and Miners' requirements.
SOLE AGENTS' for Morgan .Crucible Company, Battersea, Becker's Sons' Balances, Braun's Gasoline'Furnaces; Etc.
Catalogue and full particulars on application.
A. XOTIC'l-Visliei-cby'i-'ivea tl'.:il iio iipplU'ii-
iIon.will.be maile 'uiulut-iViiri IL ol " Winer
Clauses'.OonsolHliiteii 'Act. "iSPr." to n-c-ord the
'rtclit to. tiike. ilivert. cdnvej-. unci u--e w-iiiei in
tlie K'ast Kootenay District.,;'for onlinary. (lo-
mestie, agricultural purposes: .
. ((i.) 'Tlie liiime of;the appliwuu i>
the l.ndi;ui;.De})at,tmeiityi)ci' H., N. 'V.
Otilbriiith. Artut. A.'..;
-':.' ,(;bA;'"Fhe name ol'; Ihe hike, t-lream
or Ainu-y<i i< (if uioia.iiied. tin iliM-rijilion
is) a -4iiui.il -stream risiny on hot -1ST.
G'roil]11, l-^aCT KoOtenay, D'i.-n-iet.
'.,.■'(e..). -The,-point of, div'eiNion or in-
teiuk-S- flit('h,.he;id:'".is. near, (he Konth
Kasr Coi-nei-:or"liob-lST (M. I'liillipps.
Liihd;.. A.A. ,..;-;   '' .-"■   "
ii7,;. The Yrnean^yby,, u-hii-h it N in-
;.''!iilert to sloi-eiuni divei't the waler i-
irtA an'oi-diiiiu^'- ii-ri.^atioii iliicli and
• 111me' to Vic bonstrni-teil: over part ol
I'm 4*7.' (fi-oiip 1. -.Masl"' K'ooli'iiay l")i^-
Lt-i'-t. i.h'.y.pi-opei-l.y of M. I'hillipp-.
ii.) The n'llii'i-lto!- of inch''« itpplied,
ini- i- six'fr,;,. ■.. '   ''   - ... ,.
./'. I 'Tlie u-;iler is i-ein,iir"d for clo-
mi--'li'- uiai i'i-i'i;j';ttion piii-po^'-.
../.. The liii'nl'-on., which l lie uatn-.i-.
u. I.e. u.-bl is'.i.in, Ihe Indian lii'-eru- ol
iii--. T'lhacco"1 'iitinsliand.
<//.i '1'his notii'e. was.. lii--.t published
on jheLiilJiiiay olblime. l"IMi. iiml application will be.ninth- to the < "(muni--
sioiiui'dil tiie ^-1'l.ii day of July.  IhllO.
iSii/ntiti'i'i-.-.',   ii'. r..-T. (,i.\i.'.i;i:jv_itii.
Ia'I). Aililri's.i.1  'l-'oi-i Steele. I.i, (..:..,bi-l
Paris   Exposiijon   iho   'imil
onicinois noi; sii-i:viUi..:i)r.i;'a.im appears' to ho. ('.(s:i.siM.i>- to oxisl t<n
the■oont'menl. 'I'liei-o 'U; not ;i
main d.riviu.i? hi-h oi-.lrivin.i.'rope
a.t work in;tho Exposition
the In.r^'o c'ni;"inn.s without exei'-i'i
tioiis a.re. ouiployefl in
dynamos, for the most ( ^
(he flywheel typo, says. The En-
drivinij j
part  of I
Rii - I
SIYIALiLi,   -   Proprietor.
,   '     " '     TUANSCONTINJON'I'AI.  KOU'l'K.
ft is the mu.-l niodern in ecpiipinont: it is the heaviest riilled  line:
\t hiis :t rock-hallast roadbed: it crosses no sand deserts: it was   built
without a land siranl or ■rovoninii'iil aid: it is noted  for courtesy of itt
employes: it is the only line sO''vin<j  meals on the a lsi ciirfo plan.
For I^OUT STNI'ILI'". and l.ho l')AST KOOTKN'AY MIjXK.S, Weekly
Staue   from   Kiilispell.    yteamhoiit. eommunl.-ation.', from .Jennings
ilurinir Suminei'.    Quickest and  P.cst routi- lo :ill  parU ol  the  United
Slides.   Ka-dorn I 'anada and   Kurope.
I''oi- map-,  ticket'
Spokane    W'iisli.
and complete information cal
ne.-tl-e.~t   iiyoill. Ol'
or addi-ess
The only  modern   and   lirst
Heated throughout, with-hot air. ,
diiss hotel in Soutli Ka-t Kootenav.
i       When you visit Cranbrook don't forget the Cosmopolitan.
SHEEP CREEK, B. C.     k.
J. HIGBYE, Proprietor.
.WIMTNKV. (.".
St. Paul
'. iind T
"MUNSON. NO. 2."
The Best   Writing Machine
lcfjuntly. Illustrated   ('al.idoK'iic
V.1' f'>ce.
First-class Accommodation for Travellers.   —
Everything    Ne>\'
The  AVindennere  Si aire  Slops   liolh   Going: and   Coming.
Fort Steele
Meat Company
... '     ^  '■'   ■    ..'. ■   ON HAND. :.   , '■   '"..-•■•'
R0BS0N & ROGERS, Prop's.
Fresli"Halibut,;   Salmon,  Salmon Trout,  Bologna  Sausage,,
Biltter and Eggs.  ■ Fish and Game in Season.
Address Edgar A. Hill, Manufacturer, 94-96 Wendell Street. Chicago j,Riverside Avenue,,
Fort Steele, 13: C. THE, PROSPECTOR,-.FORT  STEELE,' B. C, JCJD'Y. 7/IfW.  <#.* '.J?1 '*.#.* -.����� f!i.u *������ -->���-*(>��� *#*��� -���*$��.��������,<!.* >o�� *i>��* *.f* *#? <is  *0iiii >#*. ,��"i*. .��"**- .��'�����'.-*���*- >���'- >#*. .ifli. >i*. >6*.  *-#.���* *tr -*.#>' *<f.* -:�������� r*#* -fr* >t.* --?#!������ 'it.*' ���*>.** *.$.��' ,  ���*���?���*���.* '*j1',,t,*��*^'***^'*i^'*A****��*���*���*��;*����� *T*>-��,I*>*��!�� ������������������I'**!** ���*!���*���  *.(f.*.���'.?.-;*.#.* ���'���J5--^i*"^.v-^*--^ -rd' -:$-   -.$.--��" ���*.0�����-**��� >*r >*v  ..'#*.>#>. yi.. -Jr> .#��. yi*. .***. yif vi;.. ��'*>. .��iv. AfiV.  �����:����� ���> WJ*- *"v -*-%��� �����:����� *> *��% ��> -���>*- *>V *,-<��  '-���*'.'*$�������� ^6.��-'/.<> ���'.6.'-- *i��- '^.�� '<$:- *$.*'*$���'*<���' "'*���*������  -��-T#T    ...  ;'v'   ''-.''  :. ">���': ."'$y7  ���*f7 ��}V  ���'".' :    ���'' '.. \yyy.  -WftV. -ifi'#-  5j?-?JP"A;  A��V. ...Jr.  ���  ���   ���'"'��� !yr/A  "���".''.���"   V'f'AA  .��ffr...('..      'Y  . .'  .'  ',   ..-'. :y. y::  Jk^ir. .-Ik.         ''  ~*~7i? ,;,  ,; b   ���'���'�����**."  ���'.'.���. ���������'��� ��� -. 1'.'- ���' ���-  "������' ';  '.   sb-AA;  -.   i��i    "    ������  ;,-'���* . ���,.-'.  .���'A ''^'^:'.b;  '���"  ��fe''b".'.  ..'. a   ' b'b'A  Y.iJi'A.  :"''"''''''.Ib'b;  ^   '   '���������A1 A      y,'  ���;:a,' ,;|bi  ���'"!���,    :--v ��� ��� ir    ���;.;-, '  ':  .���'.'���. ... < :'"?{.���'B-:; i  T&islro^  !KbA<-'��b-b;.; ;:aA;A-; ; A;.. A.yy:yMyA..; ���;.; -;;';:,���'������;;;-:^-:b^; >-. 'Ai;:'?:. ^O^. ���'-���'-;���: i.;,';^:��?\ A.y-..y:yAyyyyrVy,y''yy:Axy:A:yA-;:y:Ay.yyyy.^.yy:x: Ay-yyr.'yyyy.Ayy' -y^AA. "."���/"yA'A'x yyyAyy'-'::.AA:"':y'y ^yGWV i; v;fe:<;',;.-';^iVb  -���?*--li:'';';.!1S!;'.-.-'.i.'::<'  -.-.(O  I  1   ; POET  'STEELE   is the Point of Departure of Stages to the -Wonderful  V-  Glioice Resident and Business^  Titles Guaranteed...   For:��� iPa^ticiiiar  ��  9  ;3k'iS'��  ��  ^^! a  .a  9  S>.  'nice  ��  yyymf��i  ip:'flll5pi|i|  i:|;M  iS[Y=A;sSx  ;:. aaa-mm  '.'y-AxAM-m  A'AAAmy  '.'bbipl  : ���'.'-' '������':: > 'fi !'AA.  yyim  ''��� .��� .������!".'���; 8  : '14 ���  : g..!;.\.-.v  ?a!'|a;  ���'i'lA':^  ���v-isj ���.���.:?���'.������*  :;:1::"%SI  :A*fbv*  i*';;.'v-  ' a'b'bS-J  I  e  "t' ii  $��� '-'f  1,1  5 a ba  ISA".'  li;;'J'  ! ��'  !  s'   '.  '     ft  i li'  '������'���*'  ���  i,'  IV;  ; .^'  '     .'���>'  -|; THE PROSPECTOR,: FORT STEELE, Ti. V
Tlie Canadian Bat ot Goiiiiiisroe
F>aid     wp    Capital     $6,000,000.
Ifox. Geo. A. COX. 1're-idem. '      '?. K. Wauckk. C.-'i. Mini.
PJXCHAXGE on all parts 01 the world bought and sold.
London Agents—The Bank of Scotland.
Fort Steele # Cranbrook Branches
J. W. H. SMYTHE, Manager.
®he LHfK08P2ct0v.
™ -I '  \\
jr. rh. *
O.N    h/lv  ;th.
A large number of the citizen-*
of Fernie were in Steele ou Julv
We have oh tile for reference
by our readers ihe latest price
circular of the JleMilkm Fur S:
Wool Co.. Minneapolis.. Minn.,
dated, Ma'y 14 th. Their udver-1
tisement will be :,ound in auoth-
At an election for school trus
tees, held,at the school hou=.e on
Saturday last, K. L. T., Galbraith was elected to succeed
himself for tho term of three
•r ' '
Tracy Creek, B.~~C.
Free   Dinner.
Free :..-
Drin lis
erieral     Merchant
Most Complete Stock In East Kootenay
Hardware Dry, Goods
Machinery ,-_ . Clothing
Paints and Wall Paper Footwear
, General Mining Supplies .Groceries
North Star Lodge
/   • '  \ NO. 30.
A, F. AND A. M.       G. R.  B. C.
Heauliii- niTOtnii.",—I si Tuesday in eacU
month ui eifrlit o'clock. Visiting Ilretliern arrf
cordially invited. '
A. VV. lH.KASDBM,. Secretary.
Fokt Stkki,k'I>kvei.opmknt Stndicate Ltd
1118 r.e.'idunliHll Street, London. England.
P. A. O'Farivli ha.-> turned up j
in Great Falls, Montana. Mr- I
O'Farreli is well known iu the j
Kootenav>.        ' !
Tiie Outcrop says that 14. " V-
Collett has recorded eighteen as
sessn'ient> this Vear.
W. M.V SF>f?A GUB. Prop,
■Better kuo\\'n a*    ..':■.-■■- .'.',
Funiiture,^Carpets; and (r^neral,^ouse:Furnishings.   :K,
Advices from Windermere con
'.■'■■ No;ordor. toiylarge for oiir.facilitieSr'none too small"fbr,.careful
aitehtkm; "a... hyyy': :'y'<Ay;'.':.y';fA''yyy'y[ ..   iy-Ay ■'„,:, ;%i>;bv;;.by,;y' ;,;bb "/■'■-'•
F».L,.S.  «£-  CE.
"a.1L L. "ci? M'MlNSy a; ,,;;:,.. 'y"'.y
"■■'.-a'-'" y'y.;LyS..yit)yOAB.yy
,   A^:;:-.-Port,:Steele;'B.G;:Y.:bAAiA.A
■'■'.'   ,." "■'■:' A'-"  >'."'•" .''."';y j,'"';. Q
There was over ?l,odn in  the
pools in the 22'I yard foot race.
.  .      tMst lift" o! IJot :fU), Gi-ohi)yUUteiiee.north xM:
"W .    S. 'RoSVrS    of    SpokailO   '-IS lcli.r.t.s to~.outhl'aa;oriJot7Si).C.i;duii;ii,:tKerict|
"' '    j expected in town everv da v.   Ke ;.«^^ .woi^siiiivsoutuiins w^outuwess corner;
,       ' '' .    i.t-;U ,.„„.,;„  ;,-,  . u ■«   i-,.,.",.^,.,.*       ...- .   <>r n.i\1 l.oi T¥i):';thtihce ljdrtlj'to c'hiiiiis:''-t'heuc'e''
Brown Leghorn Eggs for *aie ', Vu iem'im,m lh«* couutr>   >ome _ ^ Jlcnil —-^/^y^y-di.;bbiiii,v
3in Prize Stock. $2 per, .suttintr   rrnne aiKi «^tce 'a-' its mineral, re- .ttMa   coLidiniu? Wh:yre*:m6rAorx,iesxy'Ay-y:
13 po-crs    •            *~    "'"      -- e >'sources. ' by A'* ;a; ;';;;.a\;"hakveva;
-\,r, rvfs-^-vnr       c        u        '     r> ri '       "'   ' °   ■ I       Fort Steele.'B.-'.'c'., JuiieiT- 1S00..■■••■• '.'""'••.-  bb'
P. McCd.vNEr.L. Cranbrook. B.C.
If was pleasing to note the
manner in which the "long celebration programme was carried
out, there was not a single
"Willie    Bleasdell    tooted    his
horn at the football game.  .   „
T. D. Thomas,  superintendent!-- ~ "    -~^yyr-^~^:.y--y-.-yy^y^:^y.±-^:
of  the  Golden   Five   mine,   has:  "' J':'vb;.N6TiCEV--bb';;^-;4T^.-v^
purchased, the residence of  Nel-;     sixty ajvs£ro.mdate.",t:thtend. to "apply'tb;
Son   Robertson       The Tiriee    has 'lh" Chw< Commissioner or Lauds, and- Works.;
,                     ,           , ,. i                         'for    utfrinissfon '•■' .to    purchase   the, tollowiiifr
HOI  oeetl  made pilOHC. ide^iibtfdljEd.in South Eiist Kootenay.iyCom-.
,                           —; ' .           m-'iicin!,' at theAnorlh ,;east 'boruer; of Lot S07,
-   X.   A.   Wallinger went   to Kini-IOrcup  I.  Kaotenaj-i. iheiice,.. east  SoAehiiins:
bifl'lev VPsrpT'd'l'v '               "! ltl,,tll-'e north fO chaiiiH rtiti' to \Vilcl JFlorse'crbelc
"■   "                        "           ' thence west alqnj.' Wild Horse (jreclc to placi; or
J.   Y.   Keslir .was  down from
The  celebration   oh  .July 4th j lh.e Star =1-oul» on Thursday
was a success  that  the  citizens
of   Fori , SleeJe • may    well"  be
proud of.
Nothing occurred to mar any
A)f lliu events attending the celebration.      ' ■      ,
North-SI nr I.nd:re"of Masons,
held their renular meeting on
:,'luly::!nl .
. J. »y. T. Alexander the well
known attorney of Pernio was a
visitor in Steele on the Fourth.
.1. I-i. Uostigan of Cranbrook
paid Port Steele a visit on the
The    Fernie   delegation   who
were   in     Fori   Steele   on    the
Fourth,   speak  highly "of   their
<> treatment here.
.1. C. Nelson came down from
the Dupont on Thursday', lie
reports work- on the properly as
.]. If. Todd left for Brandon
Manitoba, ou Monday last called
there by the serious illness of
his father. During hi's absence
C. AI. .Mansfield has." taken
charge olAlhe telegraph office.
The Cranbrook- contingent say
they had a good time on ihe
W. A. "Wilni'it of Fernie wa.i
in town on Wednesday taking in
the celebration.
There are H."> nicu on the payroll of the St. Kii'iene Consolidated tit  Moyi"-
Phillipps Creek.
A party of Chicago .capitalists'
visited Tobacco Plains recently
-for 4he jnirpose of inspecting'
cojiper properties oiigPhillipps
/As the work .progresses on the
several claims they are showing
ii]).much better.'
l^ive feet of rich pay ore has
been uncovered on M. Phillipp's
claim, which only showed eight
inches on the surface.
beitionnii.'.    .Con^ajninjiYtli'i-ep'.'Yhuiidredy'aeres-
moreor 1"-.-.. .y   '•■■■■.. .'•'.■'.    .■'.:,..:.':^ ■■"■-.   :■'-yAx A'f'i
A v;  y.A■} 'Ayy*wlxR.-koSSAyy
Uiit»,l .it Fort Steele. li.C.. June 27,, IPO-)/A
Struck it Rich.
A letter has .been ^received
from George "Watson who is now
in the White Horse country., in
which he says that he has been
fortunate enough to open up a
couple of tine copper properties,
and that they are favorably located within three miles of the
The Oregon Afloat.
Shanghai. July 3.—The Oregon ailoat and is expected to
reach Port Arthur today.
Washington. July -I.—The following dispatch from Shanghai
was received today:—"Shanghai
July :!.—The United States battleship Oregon, which ran ashore
off the island Pookie. iu the Mi-
anio Tao group. 35 miles northeast of Cheefoo. June 28. has
been Iloated off and is expected
to reach 'Purl  Arthur.
■ „ a 'yy NOTICE. :y-y A A yA- a,a y
sixty d.iv-y'roui ttat.^.T'yintehd.,to: iippljr.to.
the Chief Commissioner'of.Lu'nris aricl V\Vorlcst.v'
for pc-i misnion to piirehase.the^fpllovvinir de«^'
cribed hyirt m, Sou.tliVEaK.s Ivootsuay.' ..Commencing :it the nortli easi 'cornerof.Mclrine.M.
purchase. tlie'iicei'nbrtiiM%lfains-A.tlience'-.'i!ii'st:
■10 chains: tliencesputh 20.chains nioi-o',;,or,. less,
to the north-iirief.of ...ponovans;;pre-emption^
thence west alonfrAsaid portih lintV'^O 'chain.s:
more or less to-nb.rth; west cprupr,'ot saidiDori-r
oruns pic-eniption. xhen'ee: .south .-to; chiiins.
moi e or less, -t&ence.w.esi, to piiice of beginning-.
-20 chiiins moie or lessiV.-l-'Contaiiiiiiif- SM5 'acres;
more orless. y."A: V-'A.AA: .;.!,."■ -Ay--;;
A. -:; b: ;'■; ;,M.'A. BEALE.y A'
Koi t Steele. lil'Cb.'june 27. I900.A    A'" '-"
H' bAA:b by j ; bb,A yy.,',: ^YAt;;y,yA;Y;;y; y, Y ,,.^ ^y^tf^yOXrA
:'^yx'.:A'r'hAyyyAyyyyyy:y'y^ ■
W. K. Jtoss.' ;     ; /   -„",.     H. W. IlKitCHltati .;
Barristers;.; •-VA;b-;y.'.Solicitors;
■'■'■A'-..ANOTARIES.PUBLlC;b;A.:Ab'y. .-,
CONVEYANCERS...;.   ; ;"yy. Ay:
LAND&r'ahd1 MINESa"', A- '^-^Z
:-y.: ■:(^OTAR"^.APUBLIC-WbA' -""-\
' ^prf':-iS t'4.'e Ie;-■ ■": ;;v';7r 7-";;' ^l,-1 ':-;-":b^B:--;CiJ:-v;
Geo.S. McCarter. '•':" ;. '■';   . J. A. Harvey..
- x'.[:.-y-a "y- aav .yyji A ..•'-' ;■" a -..:. ...-■:-..," 'A ■.:.-.:
'<-. -Ay-'-.x yyyCinivei/aiicers.etc.A ' Ay..: -... A: ■.
y:y   ;1A.';FORTftSTEEIiE,.'BAG..AA:A
MErsia  fllJRNIS^INGS^p
A '' NOTICE.1  A
jiixty days,from tliUe'l. intend to apply,Xo':
the Cluei Commissioner of, Larrfls and" Worlss
for permission to-pm-chase the following described land 111 South Ea'.sc Kootenay: Com-
mcncinffiit tho nortli west corner of Mclrihes.
purchiise: thence north 80 chains;' thence east
•10 chains: thence south 80 chains: thenco wess
10 chains to the place of begiriniiu,'.. Conluinintr-
tin ee lmnilred anil twenty acres more or less.
Tori SteeleAr C. .lune 2T. 1.M10.'  •■'
i.i      i-        \ i.  li   ,.   i The Big- Chief.
La>i week tin* < ranbrook lli-r- j fo
aid pub!i>!ii'd an aci-ouiii 'of   thci     Work   on   the   Big   Chief   has
doinsr^ in the district sfii'iiyciii'M been trointr on for .•some time and
hence. One item, a .-strike tear-
ed. was reproduced it) lh"
Spoke»mnn-1ti'\-ii-v,- and wa>
given proiniii'Mice in the page
demoted to mininir.
D. 'A. Elmer of   Movie   war-,   iu
town on Monday. .    ., .
H; A. K"anons<:," one of ' the
Northwest; pioneers';, arrived ' iii
town on Tuesday.    ■
P., 11. Orosley left Port;Steele
yesterday for a' trip to R'ngland.
■ ■C." 11. 'Pollen went to Tracy on
•Thursday. ' .     .   ' -'"'
■."Dad" Spraguo was down from
Tracy on the   Fourth   and   thoroughly  enjoyed   himself .watch-'
in<* fhie races and   oilier  events.
iate n-jiorlM from the mine are
to the effect that in the 110-foot
tunnel the properly *hows great
improvement. It has been
thoiiLrhi by people who have
i .-seen the Big Chief thai its development would show-up amine
of large proportions,, and judging-, from five reports received
from time to time the .faith of
the owners of-tlie property' will
be.fully justified. • ' ..'.
. Some of, the richest, ore ever.
I.akeir from any mine in the
Province has coma from the Big
Chief,   "a    ■' a ■ ■_.     '.■  b
'.....'   READ.
notice:' ■" ■■,'■...   ."Aya
Sixty tliiys.from rlute I intend to apply,to.
the Chief Commissioner of La.nds. and Works
for pm mission to purchiise the followlus1 described liind in South Kast Kootenay: .Commencing iit the north..west corner, of Mc-luuSs
puicliiise: thence north 80 chiiins: thence west
^0 chains: thence soutli SO: .tlieace - east 40
cluuns to the phic.e of. be^iunin^r.- C'oivtiiininj.'
three huiiilied and-'twenty acres.,-'.:    " -
.'■:'     Wl'LtilAM IV UKNKY.     y
l-Mrt Steele.'U.■ C..-,luiie.S7. l»()().' .■ ■"■■.'-''
; NOTICE; .,■"
Sixt\ diiys from dine 1 intend to apply tothe
Chief Commissioner of Lands' si nil Works for.
pei mission to purchiise' Uie following described
land in Soiuh Kiist Kootcmy:'.',, Coiiinicncini;Ut
the south west corner where I hnve'planLed the
initial po-il JO chains east from the north west
corner of L.OIT80. Group I. Kootenay .Uistrlet:
tlieiue eiisi silcluiins: tlienee north MO chains
more or less to ilie south line ol Chapihiin's
pre-emption, thence west iilon'i; said sjiiith Uihi
in Cliiipniiin's soutli .west corner: lliem-i:.norih
■Jo chains ihencc west-10 chains':' tliem-.e south
40 chains to place-of liCidnnluK. (.Villa in In;;
•J4'i acres more, or less.-   , ,
Port Steele, li. C 11 line '.17. I Ml)..'    '■•,'■
St. John's Church of England.
Divine service,will be held in
St. John's church at 7.30.
Strangers Wei com e.
Sunday bschool   at -2:30" p. ni.-
All the children invited.
■',,   ptTi'ISbytkiuan church.a
Rev. D. McK.''Reid,.13. A, will
'preach in the Presbyterian
Chiircli tomorrow :tf 7:30 p.; in'.
Sunday school at 2 p. in.'
A ci.:i'l.iiin Mel,hod Cor'iMiphitf'c.nuni'is',
(liiti-rhdcii iiml (lysciiiL'i'.v is li.v 'iisin^
I'iiiii-Kill'.'i'. Th in ii'iediijiiK.'. liji'jj siih-
t.nincd lln? highest r<;|iiit,;u.ion, for ovui-
fid yciti'S. Avoid Mibst.il.uk'.K, l,her« is
hiilbiio I'ltin-lvillor. Perry Duvisy. 2"ic
iind fiOi'. ■
Giant   Powder   V
Fuse   and   Gaps
HAf    aiidOATS
,;;A;T.yH,Y TAYLORr'C.:'E. .- ;
'. '.■!'..'■;■.     '■; -.■■.■'.;■.:' '  ■ ;'-;■'''''      - --..-'A'"-'v.-..-
A Surveys of -. Mineral ,yclaims, Ivoads,
Mines'')'etc.     ''.-bb  .b.'-,-  .'-.■'....■' ""''b'.A'
': ' ''A '".A-YINDEUMERE yB/g; '"yy
.,;.;  "..   ;::-   ; notice.; ,.- a-,a-a-.';a
Miss A, McNeish will.tfiinsHct ''busi-   '
nuss  tis   Dress  Maktfi" in, tlie   town of..'■"■
Fort' Steele mid will be: p I eased ' to re- A.
eeive orders from  now. on; at D. Me-
'Nei'sh's iiriviite reciiclenoe. • Orders'will.''■'
be iir()iii|>lily alteiided to.    y , ,; ,yA ,'y ■ <•; '■■ ~
.     A    \ b'" ..   .-   '.-''   ' A ■   «     ; '.'"'    .    '       ;"     :  -'"    ...'■.■■
:'.; .„ WINDERM:EEE:# DONALD    .'.  , '
Geti^ral JVlerchaiits
Miners' &"oing> nortlnvard via. Ganoe.-River .Route' will iind it a large
.saving and convenience to procure their supplies at Donald.
Canton Steel Company
Windermere, Golden and Donald
.       ..Mining Divisions.
Agents at Windermere for the California Giant Powder Co,
.•KIMBERLEY.  B. '0.
.'The Finest . Liiniorsitnd
■ Ciy-iirs'iind  Best. Furnislied-
1 looms in Town. b
J1:   I.   GATES,   Prop.
-visits'—  , ,b
On the following dates:
April  M, 10,. 17  and   'IS.
May  11, lil. and   l.ii.     ,
.  .June   ll, I'Z  and   Ki.
"""-   , .'.inly   Ki, 17  and   IS.
Other,dates given later.
Oi-dei-s for Picture Fi-iuniny left with
Mr. ; K'ersliiiw will rceeive prompt'
.... 11
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NexCpfiorfo> BledfitieilhsJ^rug^SioreAy,:
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.Fi\% Ijlfe^Accicleiit, Insunince..AxA:.yxihyyA.u-.i-
:y '     ; „Reiil Estate aiul JIINTNG BROKER.
;;yb*1>;;.:.w|'Np.ER»5EREi.' B;' yC. ' b^f; b
■PETERBOROUGH.. AA;       Ay; -'■ ■'■   y:A >b .■,.   ■
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