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The Prospector Jun 3, 1899

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Array /\Y   <    i   A> rlf Vi'?' 'A-     <;"V '  JtfS. A  -���CTHE PROSPECTOR HAS IJKKNS'-  * -X-  API-OISTK1) THK OFFICIAL.   ^  S"  J*  ..     'i|<  -3"  GOVERNMENT   GAZETTE  For South E.i-.t Kootenay-  -XT  ��  ! *  ���> V  *->"SS-./-*.vX;��-.V,<''.-" > S-n- '--'j.-U-J:"���<"-?-��-*  w THE   PROSPECTOR   CON-    *���  ii -*  * TAINS ALL   PUBLIC NO-        *  3^ -5--  ���    S> TICES AND GIVES THE          *  * ��  S" LATtST TELEGRAPHIC          #  * *  * AND LOCAL NEWS. *  *- .                   *  Vol. o.  PORT  STEELE,  13. C.  SATI/^DAV, JUNE 3, 1899.  No 22.  BIG MINING DEAL.  Several Bull River Properties Sold  to Spokane Capitalists.  A deal involving the sale of a  controlling interest in'the Chickamun' Stone, Mabel. Oregon and  Riverside mineral claims on Hull  river, was consummated on Monday. W. E. Johnson, the well  known mining man, conveying  the property to Charles Theis,  president of the Port Steele  Mercantile Company. The price  for which the interest   was  sold  ��� has not been made public, but ,it  ��.*��� thoughfto be a large figure.  This property is-not unknown t>.  the people of Fort Steele ahd has  been favorable commented on by  '\ those who have seen it. *-  The development of the prop-,  ��-rty consists of ,one''tunnel- H>('  .��cet, and two incline shafts 27>  feel and 10 feet respectively! A  carload of shipping ore is now  on' the dump, "having been" taken  "c from'the present workings.   The  .   ore is all high  grade  giving   an  ' juverage assay .value of #150 to tlie  ton in -gold and' copper. The  yeiri is from 12 to 30, inches in  width,and l.ios in the center of a  porphyry dyke 130 fee.t wide.  ''     Tlie work of further exploring  the property'will  be  continued.  '    'Seven men will be put at work  - next week, and as fast   as  room  can be made,this number will be  increased.,,. , .    ,  The properties will shortly be  incorporated, and the new company will go on with systematic  development. ' The upper tunnel  'will be run 11 "/feet further to a  point immediately aiiider the  rihaft at which place a vertical  depth yf TOO feet'will be, atlain-  �� od.    The lower tunnel .will be 'a  ; ( cross-cut for, 101 .feet ;or\to -the  ,',--|Kjiiit "of  inlersec'tii'ou--" with, the  7vein. \nd ������"drifting 'on   the' Vcia  ��� Vi.ll be  continued  for ,221 ,, feet,  immediately "under the shaft and  27*) feet from the surface.   In the  K upper tunnel an upraise will be  made to the surface,  and  in  the  "  lower an   upraise, will  be  commenced to connect with   the , upper workings.    In  the new company Mr.   Johnson   will   hold  a  "substantial block of stock.  tt is said that Peter Larson,  lbe well known railway contractor, and Mo-ritz1 Thomson, of the  Centenial Mill. Spokane, are associated with Theis in the deal,  but as Mr. Theis left town on.  Wednesday morning this statement could not be verified.  still a vast amount of work is  being done by companies aud individuals. So far as my observation goes the greatest values  are in the Selkirk's. I have never made any special examination  of the .mountains on the east side  of the valley, although I am informed that there are some good  mines there and the surface  showings are excellent, but I am  more impressed with the formation of, the mountains on the  west side of the valley,  i* I venture to assert that the  Windermere country will inside  of three years assume the prominence which has been accorded West Kootenay."  CONFIRMS  THE   REPORT.  be effected in a few days and  then the public will be made  aware of the details.  W. M. Violet was in town from  his properties on the Nortii Star  Hill. He' has sunk' a shaft in  the vein of the Bunker Hill to a  depth ol' IH feet, at which point  ho has an excellent showing���  two stringers of lead carbonates  one IS inches wide,tthe other 11  inches. He is much encouraged  at the outlook.  Dan Howe", a well knowifpros-"  pector, has a group of claims on  St. Mary's lake,which the development shows to run high in-silver and lead. Il was learned  that J. D. Farrell of Seattle is  ussociated'with him in organizing a company.^  St. Eugene' Mission.  The  assistant   Roman  Catho;,  lie bishop of lhe diocese of New  E.   J.   Walsh,   C.   E..   Confirms   the  Report of a  Rich   Strike   on   the  , Big- Chief. - An Interesting-,Inter-  -   view.  A representative oi' Thk j .Westminster arrived lasl even  Pkospkctor called upon E. -J. ling and went to St. Kugene Mis-  Walsh. C-. E.. manager of the jsion this morning. , On Sunday  Bi��-  Chief  mine,   on   Thursday ! he will celebrate high mass,  and  ������THE    WINDERMERE    COUNTRY.  jA_ Conservative Estimate of its  Value as an Ore Producing-        .   ,  Section.  ���A gentleman well 'known in  ���mining circles and whosecouser-'  valistn is "proverbial, says of the  *- Windermere country: "It is the  -,l>e.si, section I have seen in .the  northwest, and my experience  covers a period ol' more 'than 2<>  |) years.      There are belter oppor  tunities ror-both prospector and  investor, and the country will  hear rigid investigation.  On Toby creek.   Horse   Thief  .creek and their  tributaries,   big  1'h in g.s in ay be  expected.      It   i.s  rtrnc that so far there have been  riomc   remarkably   tine  deposits  of mineral uncovered.  This min-  eraJ belt so far a.s known, is from  ten to twenty utile* in length and  possibly four miles in width,    it  must   be   remembered   that   the  (eounfjy has been but imperfectly  prospected, so the statement rel-  .    yative to the extent of the .miner-  V a! belt is subject to modification,  ���������"   St may cover ;a greater a-rea, Tlie  Vgenera;17 strike.-of  the  veins, is  -north and south.���,"������" .���-'  The      Wnhderniere '.'    country  J abort- under disadvantages common to .all   mining  sections. b��,  fore  transportation  is  assured,  evening, in order to secure a confirmation of the .reported' rich  strike on .tlie Big Chief. Mr.  Walsh received 'the reporter in  his usual affable manner and an'-'  swerod his interrogatories as follows:     - ���      ���       '���  ������I hear, Mr. Walsh. 1lial yon  have made, a new strike of rich  ore on the Big Chief, and I would  likc���to get some information regarding it. *'  ��� ,!I presume'you'refer to a new  drift 1 started'some day* 'ago  higher tip the hill Uiau lhe other  drifcsaiicl tunnels. ���-  ���'The ledge is lo feet in width  and. as-ypu say. the ore is' turning out,,very rich. Free gold i.s  visible to the nakedeye in' many  places in the' seam!? /However,  tlie Ore is good every.pl ace on the  ledge" so'far opened, and I have  already exposed a continuousc  vein 110(3 feet in length, and from  frrto :j0 i'eet in width,. carrying-  rich stuff.* I have increased the  *foi"ce and am now working L0  men. -1 require more minors of  experience but men of that class  seem to be hard to. get in Port  Steele just now many of the men  "feeing in the hills doing assessment and other work". We had  about six inches of fresh snow  in the hills on .Tuesday, but it  has almost entirely disappeared  today."  -���Docyou   purpose   to   install  machinery on the property':'"   '  1 "Yes!    .We purpose to put up  machincrv as soon as we can get  * ** ,       \  a   wagon road.'to. the  nunc,   to  mill the ore'on the spot. 1 have  every confidence in the future of  East Kootenay in general, and  fhe Rig Chief nfniein particular.  Jt is a, big thing, this mine.  From personal knowledge I  know there are other very valuable properties in Kast Kootenay only await iug development.  Good-night! L will be glad lo  give yon any in formation possible at iiny time".  Mining- Notes.  .1. H. Conklin was in   the   city  Jrom Tmcy creek  on   Thursday  last.    He says a.s work* progresses on the properties of the Tracy j..  administer Ihe rite  of  contirma  lion to a huge number of candidates.  The festival of Corpus Chrisfi  will be' observed on Sunday."  There will bo a religious procession through the village in which  all of the Indians' at the" Kootenay,, Agency will participate.  The assistant, bishop will remain  at tlio Mission for a week.  Rev. N. Coccola. O. M. J., has'  returned from a successful mis-'  sionary trip to  We.-,t   Kootenay.  �� '__a  They Look Over a Route   for   Railway, i       '       i  .Messrs.* Walson and Caldwell  who aro engaged on the Ci. N.  W. railway survey look a-trip to  Bull river a few days ago to examine and report on the fcasibil  Yly'ol'the rdiiteu-/foin 'ISIko to'  Fort Steele via Sand creek and  Hull river. , They, expressed  themselves as satisfied that the  route was a desirable one.  'While at Hull river they visited the Chickamun Stone. Mabel  and Sirdar group, and other  claims, and were* much pleased  with the showing, and are of the  opinion that the properties wilh  further development will furnish  an amount of tonnage which will  be valuable from a transportation  point of view.  ' Prominent Mason Dies.  (Sin.ri.il l<> Tin: I'uiW'M ion.)  Belleville, June 2.���las R.  Gerou'a well known business  man and leading Orangeman and  Mason died suddenly.  Regarding- Dismissal   of the   Turner  Government.  Creek Mining Company they are-  showinj! up butter than ever with  increased values.  . T. C. Armstrong has sent out  .a man to continue the shaft on  the Fort Steele mineral i;laim  fifteen feet further.' .', The Fort  Steele,is located hear fhe mouth  of .Brewery'creek.-.   V i  .Grassiclc and .Deinpsey arc now  doing assessment work on the  Water Fall,claim o'li Sand creek.  It is,to be, regretted that, tlie  particulars of a big mining deal  now ponding cannot be made  public      However, the sale will  (Sjm'li.iIdo 'I'M V. I'hosim.i run 1  Ottawa. May ."1.���A return  presented to Parliament today  deals with the dismissal of the  Turner government of British  Columbia. The most of the correspondence in the return has  already been published.  A Society Thief.  (Spi'i-i.il u> 'I'm-- I'lcosiM.crou )  Ottawa. June 2.��� The social  highway woman has been caught  and confessed. This happened  it a party on Elgin street.  "The social highway woman''  withdrew from the other guests  to the dressing room and managed lo extract $\0 from a  lady's pocket book which she  carried in a wrap. The owiiur  of the money .reported, the loss  to the hostess, the, thief, was  suspected She stoutly denied  the cliargii but, her. husband being made .acquainted with the  facts and prosecution being hinted at the "'social highway  woman." confessed and the  money was returned: There is  not likely to be prosMcufion.  LATEST   TELEGRAPHIC    NEWS.  Increases in Custom Receipts.  (Spi-ru" io Tllh l*K<>Ni��Ki*l'fiu.)  li The Custom's Department has  prepared a statement of finances  for the eleven mouths of the current fiscal year, ending May >'l.  compared wilh the eleven months  ending May :.51. lMlfc. Receipts  for custom's for the current year  ���were Sy.'J.i'UOjSH-l. compared with  $2D. 1.'Si',7l'S for the last, year, an  increase of s:-i. 127.7.*>-1. l��or the  [ireften 1 month iln-re was in increase ol'$::i>-t,7tfl over May 1808,  or*!', Mi"2,U."i as ai-a'uist .* 1.207,-  HOT for May 1H0S.  .According to above figures the  receipts for last year are iu excess .s:'.l27.Hr>()'ovcr the preceding year, and the receipts for  May should be in excess of those  of the preceding year $s(il.78H  instead of >>G4-.7fc-l as appears in  fhe dispatch.���En. "     "  o  He Was Drowned.  (Spi'l-l.ll KlVlIK IMciV.I'KCTOJC.)  Peinbrooke. Out,.. June 2.���  Earchiere Ladersut has been'  drowned al the Cascades -on  Schyan river where - he was  working on'J." R. 'Booths drive.  He- was aged 2.) years and belonged to West, Meath.' ' ���  Tenth Day of Grand Trunk ' Strike.  Montreal, May ���'!I.���The strike  of the, Grand" Trunk* .railway  trackmen has reached its tenth  day and there are no signs of a,  .settlement yet. ' The <*,Grand  Trunk "officials"refuse to 'discuss  the situation , simply saying  ������There is nothing" to discuss".  Tho system 'is.running as usual  and officials who have charge, of  the men are getting all the men  .they need to replace the strikers. Mr. Lowe, organizer of the  Trackmen's Union, returned lo  th.'''city this afternoon from a  ji./hig trip to Ottawa. Tie -reiterates tlie statement of yesterday. The strikers are still as  firm as ever1 and tlie prospects of  success were never brighter.'  V     The Buffalo Strike.  (Spui-l.il HiTin. I'lco^i-i.i mu I  Bull'alo. iVlay,:il. ���The trouble  on the docks here has broken  out again. Tonight at, (i o'clock  2,7)0(1 freight handlers,quit work  claiming that the contractors  were violating the contract which  was signed when the men resumed work* last week*. The strikers  held a meeting at 8 o'clock tonight and it was announced that  the grain shovellers would quit  work tomorrow if the freight  handlers grievances were not  settled.  General Gomez Very Sick.  (Special lol'in. I'uus'i'i.riiiic.)  New York. June 2.���A Havana  despatch to lhe-Herald says:  General Gomez i.s very weak tonight, lie had a severe attack  of asthma Monday night, and  another early this morning,  friends fear that in hi.s weak condition he cannot withstand another attack. The General has  suffered i'or several years. Of  late he has had it in an aggravated form, dim to constant work  and worry.  Will Oppose Redistribution Bill.  ^pi-l'l.ll l(> Tllti   I'Hosl'KI'I'lill.  Ottawa, June 2.���Al (lie conservative caucus held in room  six today, the subject discussed  was the redistribution bill. It  was decided lo oppose the bill at  every stage. One of the conservative members said after the  meeting was ove,r that every constitutional means at their dispos-  agreement was reached this  morning between the committees  of the striking-freight handlers  and tlie employers. The agreement was ratified later at separate meetings of the dock men  and housemen aud the men,voted  to return to work tomorrow  morning.  Work of the Peace Commission.  (Spi'Ol.ll lOl'HK lJItO~l-Kl-ll-)U )  The Hague, June 1.���The  American mediation scheme was  unanimously adopted yesterday  al the sitting of the sub-coin-  mittee which embodied as article  of, the scheme prepared for the  sub-committee, .with few alterations. The first commission by  vote of Irt to :' had adopted a  resolution prohibiting the duin-  dum'or flattened bullets. Italy,  Austria and Great Britain formed minority. It was, also resolved to prohibit the use of explosives from baloons and explosive bullets. Agreement was  found to be impossible -on all  important proposals ' ancl ,thc  conviction is growing more than  ever that the work of the first  commission is doomed to failure.  In a Watery Grave.  (Spi-viul in'I'm* l'iuisri:(-i-(iu.i  .Toledo. Ohio, June 2.���Five  unknown persons three Avonien  and two, men were drowned at,  the foot of Madison street in lull  yiew of a number of persons last  night"by the upsetting of na row  boat. ��� '*  China and Japan Preparing For War  (Special lo'l'iii: l'ico->i*i.< I'ljju.)  --Victoria, B. C, June 2.��� Details were brought by the steamer Kiwshin Marti which arrived  yesterday.' of -warlike preparations* in China ,to resist the  Italian occupation of San Mun  anil ."probably " the .further  occupation "I of^Shan Tur.g by  Germany. A 1'ekin correspoii;  dent writes that Japan is -diligently rand quietly making war  preparations as she did four  years ago and is taking measures  to strengthen their coast .defences, feeling that -a war with  Russia in the near future is unavoidable. Russia, is aware of  Japans intention to contest' her  in ihe east and fully recognizes  the difl'lculty in which a war  with Japan would place her. .especially as, Hie Japanese navy  approaches that of her own in  strength, and- additional ships  are in course of construction in  Europe. She hopes however  that she will be able to keep in  her own waters, thus checking-  Japan from playing a game in  Korea, Siberia and northern  Monchuria. She has also decided to oppose any landing of  Japanese troops in Korea .or  China, that might strengthen  Japan's position in the event  of  war.  A    Coon    Jumps   From    a     Moving-  Train.  THE IMPERIAL LIMITED.  (Special in Till. I'ko-i'Ki niK-1  Vancouver.    June  The New Train of the Canadian Pacific Will Cross the Continent ra  Four Days. - Kootenay Will B*  Benefitted.  The race to make time across?'  the continent the Canadian Pacific will put on a flyer which  will be known as the Imperial  Limited. It i.s the intention fo  make the trip from Montreal H">  Vancouver, a distance  of  2,0t't>  -  miles, in four day.s. or an  aver-  *- '>  age speed of W\ miles including  stops.  The  Kootenay    country" will  also be advantageously affected  hy the new service.    A fast train  on the  Crow's  Nest   Pass  rail- "  way, "to which a through sleeper  will   be  attached   to    Kootenay   ,  Lauding,   will   make  this  alternate route to^ these gold fields'  the   shortest   and  quickest one  from the east.   Through pass'en-  gers will have a choice of routes  to the Pacilic cofist by the   main  line   or by the Crow's Nest Pass"  branch, just as  they now   have--  the option of   travelling   around  the north shore of; Lake   Super-,  ior or by the Upper Lake steamships of  the  company  bet-ween  Owen   Sound   and   Port   Arthur   -  and Fort, William.  'Phis new fast service is to ' bf>  greatly supplemented hy an increased local service on several  'sections of the line, so that the  accelerated speed will be largely  obtained by the reduction of the  number of local slops.-  This-new service will   go   into  ell'ecf on June' ISUi or '10th..  According to.-the  Nelson   Tribune. W. F. Anderson, travelling  passeifger   agent,   has ' received  the i'ol lowing.letlOi; from   K.   Li.  ,Kerr. general   passenger  super-!'-  intondenl. dealing with   the  im-"'.  pi'ovunietiis Lo .be   made   in   i'-.V   ,  Kootenay    service:   -  "P.ig ' improvements have also been made  in the Kootenay and Crow's Nest. ,  service,    and   close   connections.-  Dim more,   both  will.be made a  east and westbound, with trains  from ' Kootenay Landing.' Thy'  westbound train will   reach  the  *  Landing in the evening, east,  bound in the morning.' Tho service* between Nelson and Kootenay Landing by steamers at  night. .Prompt service will be  given between Nelson and Rossland. ' At seven, connections-  will be made at Robson with Arrowhead boats in both directions.  Overland passengers will have  the, option of going by the Crow's  N'est or main line. This does  not apply to' the sleeping car  portion' a.s via Crow's Nest  berths will have to be paid 1'oiA  on the steamer as occupied.  Berths on the steamer between  Kootenay Lauding and Nelson  will be one dollar".  What Mr! Shaug-hnessy Says:  In conversation with a representative of Tine  PiiOSi'UUTOil   a  1.��� a   si.   few days ago Mr.   Shauglinessy,  Louis colored man named   Scott   vice-president  of   the  Canadian  Errante on his way to   this  cityl Pacific    railway,    said:       '���Tho'  where he intended"to join M.   15. I people of Port   Sn-ele   must   re--  Curtis's     company    of    Jubilee I member   that    preparations   J'or  Singers which sails  tor   Austra-j building    ;i    railway   cannot    be  lia   tomorrow,   jumped    from    a   made in a  day.  nor  can  train near Calgary,   on   Monday  built in a day,  but   that  al would be taken to block the  measure so as to pi-event its going through/this session. The  mcetiugjwas without doiibf very  uiiaiiimous on tliis point.   , .  Buffalo. Strikars Return to Work.  (Special i,i< Thk IMU'si-kcti.h.I  Buffalo,   N-.   Y..   June  2.~-An  night anil is believed to have  been killed as no word concerning him has been received by  Curtis. He had been drinking  heavily while.on lhe trip and became "so unmanageable that lie  had! to be. tied In the'seat; in the  train. . Re cut "himself wifli a  pencil aud the loss of blood  weakened him. However.;he revived, and after passing Calgary  made a break for the door and  jumped into the darkness while  the train was running at the  rate of twenty-five miles an hour.  one be  a road  will be built to Kurt Steele you  may rest assured. At present  our time is taken up with the  new fast service which will be  l inaugurated on the 1Mb inst.  Then* is ft vast, amount.: of detail in preparing for such an';en-,  icrprisc,.    Th order; to   minimize'  the   danger   attending   tlie   riiu-  ning of fast trains  an   army   of  nieu is now at,'work mi. the "mainline west of .Winnipeg in levelling  up and baf lasting the track.  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'jPo'rtoSteele.BreiYinsCo.,'",:  luis .this;(iiij*: been���,,,iiiissolye��i.;..bjv.niu'iu'a,l#cbn^.  sc'niy yThe; t>iisinC\ssiK-iI17b^^  siiid Ij/Siclc,!'iiii<ler,,tho7siime7ttrra^^  ;aHSuiii9;.s':Mi;,'U^  .ship iiii<l.to'vl'i^  nursiiip must bo,p;it(17"777. (7:7:777 r!7.y77." -7y'i:!  ,,VVitiiess7'77777,7!AyiAlAAlilAi'KATiSKllA '"  :.T. A'.'IlAllVF.I-.-il.,  ..LySICIv.y  7; i." Ua*tod, sit '���rdrtTgiec'Io thisatli cla.v. of,M:tn.')i,  A7u^TifwCAAA"AlA~AAAiy,> '���: >������'7107N77;  ���YY ;���-..  ;^;^HE|;:^7  EXCHANGE^ SAFE DEPOSnVGO^  :,��.���'  'A&A  MOYIEliBITY; EAStkOOTEH*Yf BiCi  ift7:.i  AAAYAAA'AAm'AAAAAAAmmmi  :.T��JHrisiicte'a'.'ffc.rieraI..(4'rilleotii]ff.''!ii]t3:;..(ix--  1;;geqrgev:gMa?rm;-I1  GHASSICK   &   DEMPSEY.  Yy.  !7:cliaiige!ibiisiue^��;i���r7v7s7;  V7'jvvf;;V'':!v'V7V';POR;sALE:;t:.;:^  77.:'AAm���'��� Aiiiiily-iuiiiitor 7for \voi'kiiiff, free  :'7.inill,i.ii�� qmti-ta. 7^  7 !qf '��pld'.'' Weight, vvitlv pbwiir "J8.000,1 oh.  7yin Abide'seetions. for Packing- .io iiwun-.  ::" 7tiii n'i;]iii iiis.y7 Can 1)0'oconnuiir  :77Eilgciio!,Al.issiOn7!; ���AA'A:)-]    ' .!.;''���;. , ������"'  7 7yForiPii.rt,ii;iilitrs applx toy.  A' \ ������  :'��� ��� ���  V7;V:"'7.i.7^v.i.f;i\i;iy lovVFort sieeit*,'!i3:c;.;  y; yA'yAy ������������i'l.NOTICE.���AAyiAAiA:  !7.;;1. lioi-tliy jjivii notice that thirty, ctsii'sTafter  date 1 jiitontl to ap'pl.yto tbe.lglii'of .Cdmiriisslbn-  oi- 'or.'..tjiinds7!'ih'd^Ay6rUs,--:'Vlc!toriii/,.!ll.''C.',:for.  permission ty purchase tli0'f611o\yin~!?~ptee(rof  iiiipi'Cupiod.iiiKl un reserved.'- Crown., lands, situ-;,  -,ii tjiil: between - the! old John,.Lewis.. pre-eiii ptioiV'  'Uot,;ibiin'd.!>14oi?er'Mo'oriJ>..-��� pre-emption; b.eijin-.!  niiij.' at tlie soiiliiwest eoi-iiei- ahd-vun souihto  ko^pr MoorcV liiio77tlience, east -10 chains;  thence north to'Ijewis-south east ..post, therice  back to place of udniihouccmentl'.aU acres rnpre  orless.' '"a '. '-.:'.���'���. '!:.';��� I 7:y' :'':.   ''���..'���-"������-���'..'":  . 7.-7,7.7- ���'.,7'',"-!: '     7''.fOHN f.KVI"TT "'.-.  'Uuted1 this April 8th, '\8B9Y: i  =7- ���!. 7lo-]y. 7 7  D R A FT S, C H EC KS J TI M E CH ECKS A N D  ylAAAy^CCOU}iTS:cksHEpiAyAA.y  ;'''''.;;.brii/isyssuc(l-payjible''in^  tlie.Unitecl States.; .!.;'!,- ".7V V77 !'A'Yyiiy"  7yTlie;ah^!TC;i^  cfently7erected;77&d^!neatl^lf^  hished:.;thi'ougiiout.;V;y:;,'y;7-7;ii7V7V;;i7y  ':���!&:.  C^-S^'  c^sS*#^%^��>7'v'VAAA.���- -  ! '���.'"�� '--li    A .'NOTICE'., . y -a,77y ly'i  "Tin: partnersli'p between NyyV. U'aliini,'er  aiid E. A. Kll.011.is dissolved by mutual consent  datinc from March 3l,,lS��i.--- w;--y ���" Y'r:A 7.   . :.!'  :.. '��� x; A7WAL,TjijyGEi'.; 7-  : ��� a A :-y,..yiA ,:e7a:elton.7;77 "7.77..7.  A'". l-'ort Steele. I!.'C:7 April 1,1,: ISW.";' !    ...  PALMER'S BAR HOTEL  PAMfER'S J3AK. ll.C, '  archie mcleod,,;- ,-  proprietor  ;V7Cosy and ComftrtableVRoom'57  The7i:Biife sii])])lied" ; witliV7t]Viy',,J3KST.  7 -7 :lji-<ind";::o^.Diqiidrs;Hnil7Gijriirs77 Ay:  headquarter!57forVmining7men,  ||Liveru|7FeeHj;;&1^  ;77V7S^DDLB; &:: P AGK7HdRSES:Vy7;;:!  1 ICA^UXGOl-ALIiKINhS jV Sl'KCIjil.TY.  AAAYA,  fiAA?iAM0i^  ������mMiu����^  fcpSFo^^J'SteelSii'; &&MAii0M  'iiM-?'X  :;777:VVp7'7l-C.5E*l7T'G  #;7^He:;'^ew'eiler-^  WATCHES KEPAXKED and SATISFACTION  :V77!77\-77' '',.,;.GUAi?ANTEED.777:!:77'!::::. yr'A  AA:'Y,'    :'"7 y!7NOTICE.77 :':;������ AA'y'-'.I  . yy, -y .-. ,��r. y ���."..,-_      _.:���7. .,   -  !v:-;  . ���- ������-' - -  :    SOUTH  K 7ST KOOTENAY uisTKlCT.<  ' 7 ASSKSS5IKNT .������ACT, A Nl). UKVBSOK.   TA.N ^ ACT:  A AI r Xotlco-ls L ji-cliy fe'iveh. in- accordance with  the Statutes, that Revenue Tax and all. taxes  y levied uiider tue.Assessment Act are, now! due  '7 for,the.ve;ir IHMy All bf. the above' taxes ool-  J7 jectible.within the district, of'East Kootenay  ��� ySoutherii Division, asses.si'd by me. are payable  V, at,'my oii'lce Fort Steele, .visessed taxes are'  i. '.' collectible at the lollowinr.- rates, ra:    ...,,  Four-lirihs of i^ne per cent on the  a'ssf-ssed  \*��hie of real esdiK.  ,    ' '       !'y  y  ..Thi-ee-'toiii-ths 01 oiie per cent, on  the assessed value.of personal properly.  yy.7 .7.7.' -'!777-NOTICE; 77';,777 y .7  ���:.".r'h'ercby:siv(!,notice that thirty.days- after  date, 1 "intend to apply ,to the Cliiof Comnn's-  siO0er of Eahds and Works, S'tctoriu. ��� for per-,  mission to purchase, the! followins? pieceof ��� un-  .occupietl aiid unreserved Cr'own.'liind: lleifin-  iiiui,' at ii'post planted on ilie:soutli'.(west; bank  of I3oul(ibr, creek about' two miles from Wild  vHor,se creek.' thence East JO chains, thenee  north , W: ehuins,' thence west '0 chains, thence  south -iii' chains to point. of.;,c'ommehcement.  .Coutiifiiliif,'. in all about 160 acres more or less., .  ..-���' ���':'--"y '���  VV   AxniiEW Ii .GRACE..  ' 7   U.ati.-ilat Fort'steele. May itli..'ISUW.'   ' 'ili-*J:i  .���;.', ���   o-   . _ .7.,.;.:  j '��� :  ^,  ���' '/'���;.''  ".    VNOTICE... ���''���;���  'Tliitty days- after! date I iiii^nil 10.'apply to  ,   (in so ,-iuk-I) >jl tli��; income ol iiny  pe.-soii as j the Chief Couimi.N��ion��..rVif  fjii ml s'11,11 d   Works  exceeds, die  thousand dollars,  ihi,*   followiua r,ai -Vk'Hirlii. for pe.rijiission to purchase the foliates,  tiiimel;,-,  upo'n  siiuli excess,   wh.-u   thei Unvint; dcscritied hi lid:     ComineneiiiM- at. the  .siime"^ no't' 'more than  H;il  l.hinisaurl ylollars.' | norlli wirsi corner of l.oi. Vi, '(.li-oiip,.1.. thence  one and oric.-fourth of 'oin? per cent., when Mich-i south'Wchains: thenee west H chains: thence'  excess  is  over  ten   thousand  .iollars, anil not J, uortlieriy al'"1"  liH:  easterly 'bank of the Co-  more than  twenty thousand  dollars... om; and j hitui-ii< r.iv-.-r  to tiny south vi'esi corner of fjol  ���'oiipi'-lialf' ol "nc. per cent., when.such eyee's is j .-i'!; tbi-ncL- east .'HI chains to the  place of, com-  over twenty thousand  d..llar>  one mul'three j inen(-eni-..iit.,   1 iiiitai.'iin.i-' hi all l-U acres iiniri':  . fourthsof one per cent:. ..... "! orless.        7 ��� ���',    ���...,, 7       ���   ...  ���������. Three1' per cent-,   ori. lhe. ussesM.-ricalui; 0! j ���'    ���' isAHAii i.E  Rt'E <; AL1JRA1TH.  wild lurid.    "   , ���    ly)      ..    -Vfu.v llth. iWKi. ",'���'���'    ''   .    . il-io   ���  .  If paid on or before the noih'ilay  of Mime..I .'   ��� ' .    ��� '      '���   .  '      .      ���'���������;  isBii: ��� ���; .        ���   ��� '���".'���'��� ,.'.. ���,���:������'��� "... ." \������: ������-��� ���������-y���---���-������������-  , 'l.'hree-rifths of one per cent, on 1!:-' ii.ss..-s-,ed j  .!val.ue of real esi.iite.  -. ]'  7. One-half Of one  pel- i-��il.ci,n  the as.v--.sed 7  viiliiu of personal proper!..-,;.'���      .,-  17pon  such   excess    of   Inconie.   wto-n';.;,.��� i  sanii-  is  iiot irioie'lhaii .tun thousand dollars.'.",.  one  per cent.-,   when  .���.ucli ���exce.-.s  is out jell j  tiioiisnnil '..loilaivs  ilml   lint.--inore   than   tweiity,,.  thoiisaml dhl'liirs. on-', and one-fourth nf.on-; j,--r .;  .cent., when such excess is  over'twenty  Mien���,j  '1.11111I ilollais. ,1111' and one-hair of oic-p-.'r c.-i,it.     j  Revenue 'l"�� -x *���'!���<��) per (-aplta.    , ���      ���!  ��� (ine penceiii. on tin! assi",-,'cil   value  or ur" 1  'or,:uiii-T:il |,i-ai-iiu.'siil.sl.nri,:es. iiiiyiible .ifinu-i- j  f.-rly on the last day llr  the luouilis or  March. ,j  .lunc,��� Scpteiiiber nnd I icceiiibei-.p-f each yi'iiry   j  7    7   ',     7 7       c. ,m. i-:iiv\y.>. im>.s.    ; j  ���y . Assessor lin'd Collector, j  iMirt Steel", U,V...la'ii   n'ry lifh.' Is'.'.'.        -I. ��� . !  Travellers^will (iiid-"tliis"-hotel   the  -     y-'O.������'.-.���."--or:   V.7 ���-���.-     -..l..-:.'.-.  ���������������; y   .-.    .:'.}!������  most; comfortable on the route t!b Perry  .      ;; ...   /    .-     ���     .....      , ,'. t,,���.,. .:���    .'  Ci'eek;!aiid:Gi'Ouse7Mountain.l,7 ..;���', 'A.Ay.  eveiiVthing^ihst CLASS.   .  Fort StekEeV  B. VC  7v;^7vV'':'I^v"cq.fi:n;,;:v;:^  :y.'.i7'no7;y-:77::y,.v.-7.'' :.A:A ':..AAy [Ayr. ;,.:;.':-.'  -V 7 WA:ND vISfPORTEK,': OP.V;7;;77!:V  y'V:V77-7V77;'!V;;!:J'n  777;Rocky Mountain ^rem-e;.VV  ���VyVV77-'Fort Steele/ B;; G.^';;; ���': H-J^  MC.  if .you want a i;o(.ii.i meal     ������  Go to the    '���������  MONTE   CARLO   RESTAURANT  ... Oil I-iiv'.T.side Aveuin;   -,'  William Robinson, Proprietor  mIkai..-s   a'."��� ;i.kIj- HOUl.'s.  '.; ��� Pout)StejobE, B. CV' ���"  .-.  'Maiiiifacturer ot       ^  T-iinvai'e. Galviiin'/jCd Iron,- Slieet  Ii'p'ii,' .'Stovo.'VPipes' and  V v'Copperwai'e ..':  BUILDINGS HEATED nnd VENTILATED  Plumbing,  Pipe- fitting and  all  , 'kinds'oi: sanitary work  :..;  Air Ticjl.t���Hot Blast Stoves'  Hydraulic, ; and AMr   Pipes   .(.'or  7 :  ' ��� Alines .        7 ,.',-    ;  .rtl'IOOJAIj1 A'l.'TIONTlOiV   I'AIM  ;'l'0  .lOi'i   WOltlC.  ���' '  Al.   .1.    IV.V.MO.XT  Co'ni'j-'actor and 'Buildcr  '  Fori; Sleek', ' Jl.C.  ���'.- A -7'77.7'Porb jSteol'eV\B.-G.-:V V7:7;V7  General Blacksmith,      '  HORSE SHOEING,       >  \/vi.:v-:-':^D-'JoiwiMGVs v- >���;'.'> ;;-  JN'Iiiiiiig-.'I Work c a V Specialty.  v: % B.P,t(}QK _; ��,:k  Livery,'VPee(iv and>7Sale  Stable.  AiAA AI^ortlSteele/;BY'C.y0i)li)A.i  : X B A SUNG O F - A I j I j KIN US SOL] CI TJS D. '���'���  Jv GRIGE, D. D.V'S:,,v  (.'riuliiate J.J]i.ila<le]]iiiia Den till College  PEINTTIST  .Riverside'   Aveniie,  ]^ORrP STEELE, B. C.  V7:"; :���'������ V;G."ARNOLD VaaJ.'���  ��� '    '��� :'.7'-, ���.'...","���'���;.���:' .��� ��� .������:,.������������. ry- ��� ���������:���::������:&.���  ; Malces regular trips-from .Port  Steele .Junction''to Port Steele.-'  ^ycy":'1, 7��� ,.������- ���; ,7; ..... .��� . 7 .-.-. ..-.������. .,;������.: .'  FREIGHT OR7 EXPRESS;  Delivered  on  day, 6.1 arrival.  ... ��� ���(     ������ *��� ���   *        ���    ���       '..."'  Leave orders yitii  ' a'AAA -..   ';M. A. BEALE.V ;  Shavihg7^yHair:^Dressiiig-V  iAAAAAAA^^iiiiOrieniixliB6\ulAAyl:AAAAAAAi  ii4 A!*'.':!FORT;7STEELE,;B.-7C..: YArA'A ''"V'V;  :^11; Hndsiof'/llM^  lAAl'iA'y-ri !;V;V^ V'---''.;;::M'^��!V;speci  (p&ZCkRtt^  )yyAAylCABU^^  Everytbiug7Strictly7Pi^st ClassVVy"!;,  Ayi^xildqd,i-ltoUtAFi-/)>sp^  :7(1  ';V':';,V7'V.PASTyREv;;7 7,:,7V7  Horses will,be received a,t liiy  ranch on Luke Creek, for pasturing at, $2 per-montli.. .''���'.'��� !y;  . I have 200 acres under fence,  with plenty of water. ',.��� .Ranchis  sitiiatedon the. North Star road.  JOHN.P.. ADAMS:   '  NOTICE.  ���.'. "'l'lnypiirl,iiiM-slii|i ln;i'ul.(ifiii'(i',<;xl.si.|iiK l.o-  l.\vi;..|i \Vllliiiin (''.-irliii mill .liuiiiis (A. 'Ou'riisk luis  lii-cii (llsniilvcil.iis friiin t.lil.s iln.v. All Iliiliilil.ii/N  will l.<- iiiii.l liy';\Vllliiiin 1,'nrllii. All pin-t.ics'lii-.  i|..-lii,-U Hi lln, iH-im jire irijiilrGcl i,, p;iy Ml,:  iiiihihmI io Wllll.-un Ciirlln wltlioiil. ilulii.v-  WILLIAM lyAKLlN'.  '.I.. !���'. . Aii.ms-i-kum:, ���Ailiiiinlslriiiiir   of   the  L'Mntyiir.lAMI'S (,'.  l.il.ilflCK.   7,  I'-i'irl. Slciik'. *.T.111' ,\jji-i 1. itinn. ' ir--'l  BOWLING ALLEY  l.iivei-.side A.veiiuo,   l.^oi-l,..Steele. .I!. (!.  .���''. ; ALII I'l li'T .LMM,'r'HOl'IMJ-i'TOK'.  Cigars and Tobacco  Edisons' Phonograph  , For pi'i\-;tt,e ji:ir|,,vs uinl lioine iiiniise-  .inci.it, tlie l'Ji(ino<ri*ii|)1i is'just, the tliiny.  VVJi.v not-y-ivi! il,.sl l.riiil.y,,Tei-iiin ruiison-  alile, leave onlei'.s ;i.t tlie llowlino- Alley  Why Npt Inyestf Iri'  The; liead yille': of ���' East Kootena tg  ', IA' lriiles-! 'from.; ,tlie' 'vfainotis 'V  North" Sta.14   niiiie.-      1 J- miles  from the Surjrjt\'AN:miiie.y    V      V  ���c: .������'.���'���'' i "- " ��� 7      ''  Neiii'ly, .2(1(1 jiiinei'iir- ehtiiiis siiri'oraid!'  7  .K1..VI I.-5F3KLKY and dejiend.on  it.  . ,,'. ,    .;   '���'    for supplies '    ,  ' ��� 7'       .���':'..,'';���-:.���.    o  ���The terminus of the Nortii Star  Raiiwaj/r Branch    - .-A     , -  KLMI3l'lK.LI<jy- isivot. it-  boom .loxru,.  foi'.-jin'1'Oiiiided'by the L.-ttUyl-jS.T SXfA  VI'-U-l'ilOAD AIIjNKS IN THIOWOU'CVs*''  il.  must   neeossiM'iJ.y   lieeanie   ;t ' lar^pts  ;-it-y y '.",.   '7'.'   ,-', V;;.: . ,   ������ ���:-;'  For a safe and profitable investment buy,lots in-Kimberley  BOX 835    "  FORT STEELE  CHAS. ESTMERE  7 !' ..'���'.-   '-j���,������'."   Sole flcje-fl~  ' J^ostOf'liee'Address, Klinbevl'ej/  via Craubroolr, .B.C. THE PROSPECTOR, POKT STEEL.E. B, C, JUNE 3,  W'9.  (kite $$zo&p2ciov.  SATURDAY, -J UKK 3, lS9!i.  Ottawa Letter.  Vroui Our   Ovjii Correspondent  Ottawa, May i��0.��� That   Canadian affairs  continue  to  attract  wiry much interest in England-  interest of   an   intelligent   and  practical kind���is more evidenced by tlie   attention  which  has  iieon paid toMr.Fielding's budget  speech.    Exceptionally extended  -cable reports   we're  supplied  to  the British  journals,  and   these  ���were extensively u��ed, not only  Ix'ing given unusual prominence  in the news columns of the ' various" papers, but occupying a first  .place in the editorial page of the  ' nRiiue issuu. The general tone of  these editorial comments is  warmly congratulatory on ,the  irreat prosperity which the country isenjoyiiig. and next to that,  very general comment wa.s made  ��� upon the Minister's remarks  stmmf the failure ot\the British  manufacturers fo lake advantage  of fhe preferential tariff. ��� The  tHj-anufacturors  themselves    are,  , L->y most writers, blamed1 for this  condition of afl'airs, which "-is in-  .stiinced a.s ��� another example- of  tlie lack of enterprise and'quick  sidaptibilit1,' to changing' trade  condition.s'to which   the  British  1 maniifacttirer  has" too  often   to  plead gu'ilty.  ��� ���  ���"    o  CJANAUA'S I.O.VAI/1'Y        AI'I'KI"-  > '     ���       ,.        U1ATI-"I).     ' '  More than one loading'.London  "daily refers ,in  warm   terms  of  commendation to the  consistently     loyal    and- i nisei fish   policy  'towards   the .Mother   country.'  *��� '  wbicli Uanada,lias followed under  tlie Laurier Government. The  Daily Telegraph observes for example: "The great thing is that  our kinsman in the Dominion  have'given one of the  strongest  ��� proofs in Iheir power of the rc-  iditv of the ties which bind Emr-  fand and  her colonies  toaether".  change of policy, but the Canadian electorate, to whom the  Government alone is responsible,  is fully alive to the significance  of the change.  DISHONEST    AI'I'LK   EXHOUTEKS.  ' The tremendous importance of  my excuse  the matter must be  for again referring to the folly  of certain Canadian fruit" exporters in the policy they are adopting, by, persisting in dishonest  shipping of fruits to England,  apples particularly. Before the  Agricultural Committee of the  House, two or three days ago,  officials of the Department declared that the cause of the present unsatisfactory condition of  the Canadian export apj)le trade  in the British markets was the  dishonest and suicidal practice  of, packing ��� barrels with poor  goods placing a* layer of prime  fruit at the top and bottom of  each barrel. The British trader  is not accustomed to that kind of  so called sharp practice,   and   i"  duced by the Minister of Finance  has met with an unexpected   obstacle in the  form   of  a   protest  from   the   Ontario   Government  that fhe proposed   act would  be  an infringement upon Provincial  rights.    It is contended that the  matter in question, i.s simply one  of property and-eivil right coming within the legislative authority of the Provinces, and covered by the principle that although  lhe Dominion can incorporate' a  company to do business as a  legal   right   throughout' Canada,  such company, when incorporated, must carry  on   its   business  subject to Provincial laws  as. to  many details covered by the bill  now before the. Federal   Parlia-  inen.' 'It is not   likely  that lhe  bill will be pressed   this   session  inasmuch as ten or, twelve of the  most important societies in Canada that would be affected by the  act. have formally petitioned the  Government to allow the matter  to stand until next year, in order  Sullivan Diamond Drills  Most  accurate  and   most  economical   prospecting   drills  made.  Drills of all capacities, operated bj- hand or horse power, steam,  compressed air or electricity.  SULLIVAN  MACHINERY  COMPANY.  -   '   Chicago, III.  305 and 306 Rookery, Spokane, Wash. ' -  KNIGHT & STONE. Agents.  CONTRACTORS FOR   PROSPECTING   MINERAL   LANDS.  M. A BEALE  V  "Without asking us for rcciprpc-  J-ty,1 without demanding that we  should grant.a preference' in favor of Csinadian bread-stuffs for  instance,���which would only tax  the British worl*man's food.���  'they have, voluntarily given us  concessions of considerable value  out of sheer gratitude for goner-  a  \ ous treatment in the past. . This  is what has moved the hearts of  fhe ' English people, aiid has  stmong eft her things, led to the  renunciation of the Gorman and  Belgian people. The full fruits  of a policy, so liberal and patriotic as thi.s, wilh not'be reached  un mediately  he once  has , reason  to  distrust u> allow tho several grand lodges  one with whom he has  business  relations, he will'not only  very  peremptorily refuse to dp, business with that man again, but lie  is very naturally inclined  to  be  suspicious of all' traders  in -the  same  class.      The   Federal  Department of Agriculture has done  very much to advance the .inter  ests of those Canadian producers  desirous of developing the British market, but one' or   two experiences such as are referred to,  above, wi)l do more to kill business   than   a   year's  intelligent  and practical effort  by  the  Department can do  to  develop  it.  The greater  facilities  for  shipping, the improved accommodation   provided   by   tho  different  steamship companies, the excellent work done by the.  Minister  of Agriculture  last  summer' in  England,   to .interest, importers  in our-goods, -have  created  opportunities for,, trade better than  ever existed before,, but  as  Mr,"  Fisher pointed out to  the  Committee:���," All     these   improvements must meet with comparative,,   " defeat "     in      .obtaining  the       object     in      view,      "until our own apple producers and  puckers,   right   here   at   home,  adopt an honest system of packing and grading the fruit".    The  vast market for Canadian apples  in proper quantity and condition  in Great Britain is indicated  by  the fact  that  that   country imports apples to the value of s~,-  700,()()() annuallv.  an opportunity  to  consider" the  proposed   legislation   in   detail.  As  the  only   purpose  that 'the  .Government has iu dealing with  the     question    at    all,     is    lo  place    J'ralernal     societies -  in  surancf? on a_J.horohghly 'sound  financial basis', and to insure full  protection to   the  insured,   it  is  obviously desirable thai the well  considered views of those  most  vitally interested should  be before, the   Minister  for' his  guidance. ��� ��� ���'  ', Adam Paulsen. <*  The Danish government has  donated the sum of 4(>,()00 crowns  fo the eminent meterologist.  Adam Paulsen, who has made a  special study of . the northern  light." He intends lo7leave on  July -'J for the north coast of Iceland, where he will erect, an observatory,for the study,'of. aur-  oral displays. He intends to remain until Anne 1900:  AGENT ROR  Canada J/ife                      , j  Imperial Fire . j  Sun Savings and Loan Co. I  Identification and Protective Co. 1  Ontario Accident and [  Parsons Produce Co.'       , P  Mining Broker, Insurance  and Commission Agent  Non-Church Goers.  There are ;].7"i0.000 pui'sons in  London who never enter a place  of worship.     .. l    ' '  The Money Some Men Make.  ['  I  although,   we  are  13 <r>  jicnv buying more, Canadian products than ever before. Tho ultimate harvest will be the con  soiidation of-"our great empire  villi,those most enduring of all  boods of connection and union���  airomiiium loyalty and reciprocity of affection".  SIK     CHAUU'W        Tfl'lM*"l4        1\NS-  WIJl'iKI).  What   a   signiticent    comment  -such articles as Ihat from which  the above is an abstract, are upon  tlio criticism of Sir Clutrles Tup-,  por and many of his  supporters  in the House,  that  the  Government was guilty of unstalesman-  like disregard for  Canadian   interests when they inaugurated a  preferential policy without seeking to force from the old country  concessions in return.    As a stu-.  ,rlent of  history,   having  a   full  knowledge of that characteristic  spirit of independence which has  marked the past of  the empire,  Sir Charles knows that the  besl  possible way fo make John Bull  obdurate and unconciliatory is to  uMtimpt to force his  hand.     He  is a mighty good-natured old fellow, and can be led .almost  anywhere,'but if he ��� gets   the  idea  that am attempt is being made to  ooeree him,' he! is more .stubborn  than any mule yet created.    The  late Government failed to appreciate this fact in all the eighteen  "years' of power, .the  present7 administration "got.on" to Ttitroiii  the start, and not,only.-hinve the  i'jrttish  people   understood   and  ���vtvey thoroughly appreciated rthe  l'LJOGllKys   JX  Till-:   N'l'ST.  The annual report   of  the  Interior , Department,    which   has  been brought  down   this  week,  contains   abundanl    evidence' of  the splendid progress which has  been made in settling the .Northwest in the  pa.st year.      In   no  particular  is   this   more  clearly  shown than in the  figures   relative to the taking up of land   for  development    has   - been     very  marked.     In ISH7,the number of  boniest cad   entries    was    I'.Iiy-l,,  comprising :,yi,-l-lO. and the number of acres sold, L'2,;!:i(i;  in IRON  the number of entries was 4,(v|,s,  comprising   77r>.080   acres,   and  the lotal number of  acres   sold:  -17, ISO.     The   number  of  homestead entries granted during the  pasl year   i.s   the   largest   since  ISS8: it is over twice as much as  the number granted in 18.17. and  over three  times  (hat   of   I.S'l'i.  While there  were   1.707   entries  cancelled   in   1S<IJ  and   1,1>!M   in  ISil'.i, the number of cancellations  has fallen thi.s year fo   I.'m   or  ->  per cent as against  .!:" per  cent  three years ago.    Similar results  are fo be seen   in   fhe   statement  of land sales by railway companies    having    Government     land  grants and by the Hudson's Bay  Company.'     In:  IK.m. the number  of acres.sold by 'those organizations   108,01 (;  and   the    amount  paid *:���!('�� 1.y#rt.    In 18.17 ' the   figures were i'^i',;")!,"!  and   !Ji7.l0,:���!;((,;  Fiiist Max: ������Hollo Mill, wlial are  you driving ;tt Uic'mj day.-., yuu hooni lo  bo on the jump nil tin* lime and wulk  ii* tliout;!) ",voi 1 had important, Im^ine-.*.  011 hand."  Si-X'ON'U Max: ������Well, tlio luot is-,  .liiuk. a lit bio prosperity put-, tlio drive  in a man. I have struck a position ut  last, al'ter a year of hard luck, wliioli is  panning' iiul Hi-M-mto."  I-'ikst Max: "AVoll. tluus your  luck, for 1 tun doirij1' nii^lity'little tlioo  days.    Mnl what, have you struck?"  Six.'O.N'D Max: "-I li.ivo taken a lionk  iifienc.v from The Mradley-d'arroNon  ('ompanyljimited of Mranitord. Out.  They have been at. me lor months to  canvas, hut 1. laughed at llie idea, and  at last they made me a yood oiler, so I  tlioiiii'ht I'd siivi* il. a trial. 1 have been  at, the Work now two months, and I like  il, lirs-t-rato. and am noiim lo .stick to  it."  I'li'ST Man: --.Say Hill, do yon think  I could do tlie work, for I saw the advertisement ol this Jinn ye-tcrday. for  more men."  Si-x'O.vn Ma NT: -I doi'i't see why you  could not. but write and yet them to  make you an oiler."'  I'lKST Man': "Thanks old man. I  will, and I'll let \ou know how it turns  out."  WANTED I I  Kivo yiumy   men   to travel, who would  not object, spending   part   of their  time at, can viibsino.     I lefcronces.  Bradley G-arretson Co., Ltd.  MHAX'l'l-'Olll). O.S'T.  while iii 18118 they increased to  478,78.1 and $l,;5ril,ii08. respectively. '"  , ',. KI��ATEKi\AIj   SOCUO'I'IKS.  The Fraternal Societies Insur:  .auce bill which has  been   iutro-  NOTICE.  IN   TUH COUNTY COUUT Oh'   I*OOTJ"NAY  IIOIjDION AT  l-'OKT STKKIjK.  (.vo. Ill or isim.)  In  ilic  iiiiiiu-r of John   Deivn Wilsun ilr-  cc.isi'il unci in i,lit- insider of  llie -Olliciiil  Ail-  iniiilsti-jiLi>i>. AcT ,  iliiK-d   tlir lliiii ilnv of iMsi'\.  I Will, j,  "'' Upon n'.lillii^.' the .illliliiviis or l-'iiinlc  U'lllKnn-. uii.l .Inines l-'er-iivon Aiiiimiiimi; nK  outcu-ll tlntl .Inines (''oi^u^on AinisLioin.'.  Olllclnl Adininisii'iitJii for llie Con in.\ ol ICooti--  Mtiy. sliull Iik A(lniiiii.sl,niloi- of nil and sin^-nliii-  l.lus foods, eliiUtels a.nrt eredlis of Joim Lewis  Wilson ilci;e:i,sed. mid tlnii t.his Ordi-i- lie linh-  Usliril In i.wo coiisixnlive weekly ixsues of, llio  ������|'rosiit;rl,6i-" ii iicws|iii!|>ui* inililislied j m, l-'orl.  S.lei'ile. in the. Count,}* of Kooleinty.  7    .   (Slid) .1. A. I-'OHIN. .1.  Creditors aiid  oilier  rluiinanl.s tilioulil   Ilii;  tlielrcliiiiiis Willi .1. I-'. Arinslioin.'. (llllelal  Ail-  miiiistrutor. l-'orl, Steele. II. C. . yi-iSI  ADVERTISE.  IN  THE PROSPECTOR.  Books    Kept    and.    AccoHiits    Promptly    Collected  i i A <  t ' i ii  ���  Agent for Geo.   'Geary's"l*ioyal  Mail,   Passenger an,ri Express  l.ine '  VV.   D." Kcrfoot's  Koyal .Mail.   P  -or and Express Line '  K1VEKS1DE    AVENUE  FO\iT    STEELE.    B. C.  MINING  THIRTY-HIHTH YEAR.  and SCIENTIFIC  PRESS  24 Pages':  Weekly  :   Illustrated.-  INDISPENSABLE  TO, MINING MEN.  ,    $3 PER YEAR. POSTPAID.  , SKV1) >*Olt S VMl��I*JS COPY.  MINING ^sd^ntific PRESS  330 MARKET ST., SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.'  SUBSCRIBE.  J''OK  THE PROSPECTOR.  I ErtST KOOTENAY HOTEL  1  Movie City, IS. C.  ^   Is ;i, lni"g"o untl  tn appoiiittnci  Atlj'iiclivo Hotel ol' quiet elegance in all its' _^3    ��,  mts. with ii ensine ol'siiiierior excellence ^    '-'  s~���      Strictly   First-Class   in   al,   its   Appointments     ' ~s  ^,   JVlciVlaHon   Bro's,  Proprietors.    3 THE PROSPECTOR. F(,liT STEELE. B  C, .ll'NE .'!, 1809  TIIE    PROSPECTOR,  j a   prr.LisiiED   weekly id  THE   PliOSP ECTOR   COM P ASY.  A.   JI.    OHACK.  PUBL1SJ1EII  EDITOR   AND  THE PROSPECTOR, 1- _pu^>Ji=-lio.l  jevery SaturJ.'i) and has u ^'uuranteL-J  .circtil.uion l.ir��cr than anj oilier paper  "n l":i.M kiinu-nii>. ll i- all home Prinred  end contain^ dnnhle the ticm*. of tin>  oihcr paper in ihe dis-trici.  A^ an   ad\crti-infi  medir-.n  it   i^. unexcelled.  Devoted to the uplniikliiip of Fori Meel- i|i<*  development ol the va*.t rainen.l lf-eime-. of  lit Kiim Kooten:i\ minini' ili*tnet  ^i,U^erijuioii^     ..    "'2.W iier  >ear  A.ilve:-iiNini-' rates inatle knu-w n oil npiilic.iiion.,  .Contribution-, are <-oik'iteu Irom all part- of tlie   district, but all matter intended for publication  mu.sl have the untt'r"- ���.i;.-iiutui<-  naval .-tat:on. to lake effect June  :HH\i. '  +    *    *  "Most of my biographies,"  says Sir Henry Irving, ������prefer  to say that I was born , in Glastonbury, bill [ wasn't. Pveinton  was the place." "Graveyard"  editors will please take notice.  Boston Herald:���Poet Laureate Austin's madrigal, writlento  be sung- on the recent occasion  of the Queen at her last public  function,, is tlie very worst yet.  Its juvenility would make a riot  in a nursery.   ,  ^mmmmmtmmmfWfWfwnmmmmmmmmmmniK  ~r  | DOMINION   EXPRESS I  H COMPANY. 3  ���j- The Above Company Having Opened an Office at Fort Steele =3  ��^ ��� Shipments of all kinds, whellier in Hond, or (,'. O. \)., ~ZS  ��^- can now be received and forwarded without delay at great- ^5  gf-   ly reduced prices. "ZS  Z~ , MONEY ORDERS, the cheapest, safest and most ^  ST   convenient method of remitting money, are sold. ^5  MINING MACHINERY  COMPLETE    PLANTS  Ready for prompt Shipment IN OUR ROSSLAND WAREHOUSE  BOILERS  HOISTS  PUMPS *  BUCKETS  CARS, WHEELS:  and AXLES  Boston Herald: ,-No doubt, the  fact that there are to be no Irish- 'S^* Further Information can be obtained by applying to        ��3  Wire Rope and Supplies  Drills  TUIQ "P A PPR ]^ 1;t'i" *"' fl'i "t i'": ad\er-  ' nlO 1 Ml tn ttiMncuent-v of Alu.\:inil��*r  tCo.-teune V.. I'irM National Bank Uuildm��,  ���^rjnkane Wa^h.. wht*r( comraet-. <-.,n lie aiaOe  ,for it. ,    , - 1  ��Jj�� $JVKf&pgctjOX.  M. A. BEALE. Agent., 3  dAT'L'lUJAY.-r'.IL'XK 3. IM*.  '-p1  Port    Steele  ^HE'Fort Steele*"district has  in, the  past  added  from  twenty to thirty*   million  dollars  10 the wealth of the  world, -and  there   is -no-  reason    why   ' the  a mount should not be quadrupled  in the next few years.    The mineral is here and only needs eapi-  1&1   to  make  it  available.     "We  have  frequently  said   that   the  ��� inineral( showiug in this district  far surpa.ss.e-- thn,t of liny part of  the' province   with    .the,    same  amount of''development,   nil  is  /)nly a question of, time when the  mines about Fort Steele will -at  'tract,the,same attention   as   has  been paid to Rossland   and 'Slocan.-   It is a fact that the surface  ���showing give indications of greater values than ever appeared  on  the    surface ' in   fhe    Rossland  men    among   the   crew   of   tholj^  Shamrock is an inadvertence   011  2^-  the part of Sir  Thomas   Liptou. j��~     KORTSTFELE   li   ('       " '' ~j  Still.   Sir  Thomas   himself   be- !�����- ".   J ''     '  . ' , ' '       - , ,' =2  STttelv with"IL^riTlnW  buttonhole." -" t , '   "  Fori   Steele'Will   be  to .East  l\ootenay''what Nelson is to "West  Kootenay,    the   central   supply  point.    There is no  other , place j  in the district so advantageously ,  situated.  _ - \  1 ''*�������        ,��� 1  1  ���   It is certain'that   every   thing!  point--, to a  prosperous  season'. j ��� ���       ���  A large number ot strangers are,-, L Vr\x    OJEl-i-���)    D.    L.,  now in town and   their  number; .  '  will be  increased  by  every  iu.r>' ' '',',,        ' . ��� '' ���  coming  stage.      The   predicted J MANUFACTURERS  rush will come. '        ;  Rand compressors  Write for Estimates and Catalogues  JENCKES MACHINE CO. CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO,  o  ROSSLAND,    B.    C.  1\ R. MEN DENII ALL, Manager,  fcownTWffnnrt-TTmmm'  auuiiiiiiiii  wsi  ���31  3!  Brewing   Co.  II VICTORIA METALLURGICAL WORKS, S  AND ASSAY OFFICE; ,  .  and   -RREWERS- OF���  EXTRA 'FINE  district   or   even   on   the  Silver  r[\ing.���Capital, is  tiftw  looking  for   in vestment   in   the   district,  the   mines   will   be  opened , up,  We had occasion last  week" to  .speak of certain people living in  Spokane'who lose no  opportunity to slur-tiie  Fort Steele  district, in fact they go so far as to  say that the district is  no  good  and that there are no mines here.  It is not  necessary ,,to.  mention  the names of these people,   they  have   uo ' influence    iu    mining  circles, and are  only   known  as  wild    cat < mine     manipulators.  However,' if anything   more   is  heard   from   them , their  names  will be published and some of the  BEER  %  PORTER  rfc  ct  tt  H  -34:  '43 FORT STREET.   VICTORIA, B.C.' H  W. J. R. COWELL, B. A., F. G. S., MINING ENGINEER.       II  SOLE PROPRIETOR AND MANAGER, 32!  GO!jO ASSAY. $1.W).     , f!OL,U ANDoSlLVKR, Jl.TiO.  S1LVKK. $1.00. ' SIL.VKR AND LEAD. SI.50.     '  -    '      LliAD. $1.00, tGOLD. SILVER AND COl'PEK. $;}?  ( OTHKK  METALS ON  APPLICATION.'      "  '   ''      ,"   MILL   TES^S:      l ' '  The Stamp .Mill has,a capacity of 20 Tons a da-y.  'J^he Chiorination Plant 2 Tons a day.  :**  ^  S. A. ROBERTS, V. U S.,  I3usin&ss iMgr.  tekkkkkkkkkkkluikkk7k7lnUUnukkTkBTKkkkkllfik^^  TTfT-TTTTTTTrT'TTT'  SOLD   BY   THE   BARREL,    KEG   OR, ' BOTTLED  Now Open  -railroads will eon'ie and those questionable enterprises in which  who have never lost, faith will j thc->rJ��"e been engaged will be  reap their reward.    Tho'district  is on the eve of a period of prosperity which in its results, will  (&r exceed tlio'hopes of the most  sanguine. , -        \  lion. I'Yod I fume believes the  mine owners are running a, big  bluff in deciding to close down  their mines in-case tho miners  -insist upon sivi.riO for eight hours  work.   '  ���   *      n      ���*  Marl" Twain i.s preparing the  manuscript for a book describing  remarkable persons he has met.  Tho work'will not be published  until MM) years after the author's  death. It will noi lie written in  'theitutihors humorou>style which  he thinks will long be forgotten  before the work is published.  Wo are willing to wait and have  a chance to review the book. i  ventilated.  *    *    *  ���Two mining deals during the  past week, involving many  thousands of dollars, is'only an  index of what may be expected  in the district during the coming, sunnner. Incpiiries are constantly being made from the east  and from Spokane, to ascertain  what tho district has fo offer in  the' matter of minerals. All that  can be said is, come and see.  There is no section which offers  such a variety of minerals as the  Fort Steele district.'-"  Bottled beer for familv use a specialty  OUTSIDE ORDERS GIVEN STRICT ?- PROMPT ATTENTION  i Star  e  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED ���  P. O. BOX'812  LEPHONE- NO. I  Kittriberley,  H: W. Drew; proprietor.-  B. G  Sick & Williams, Prop's.  Fort Steele Meat Company.  ��� The    Province:���Mr.    Kipling i  is      ?<a,id     to     be      the      first j  poet      ever       able       to        af- j -  ford to travel in a private ca,r.   It j  i.*> understood that   poets   prefer |��  an omply box ear if ���'blind  bag-;j ffg  gage i.s not available.  UNDERTAKERS  % EMBALMERS  Pie^-iii addri*..-. MAOOS .*v  IIIJOHKS  Op]��o-.ui- Hunk uf Coimnoioe  C.KANIIKOOk.  I    t  \   Ti-l.'jr.ipii <nilcr��. pKimpily iiilonili'd I.)  Dr. Taggart of London. ��� Ontario, says he can cure- every  drunkard in lhe Dominion of  Canada in three months with hK  new Dvke cure.  ^WHEELS,!  Tool]  Fresh and Salt Meats always  ,   on hand.  RobsoH ����: Rogers,  Prop's  Riverside Avenue,       -       -      Fort Steele, B. C.  V27  The N'elhOii Miner is authority j* miller rooeone2093 miles in 132 hours 5  L'oj- the statement that   the   mill  i'l 5  The Eldredge  50.00  fool's employed at the Silver King-  mine have made up  their   mind.**  to continue work  lor   tlir"<-   <lol  \nr> a day for eiirhi iioin-,.     li 1-,  al-o said that 11if mi ner- i-mjiloy  ed   in   the   miiiej,   aboul   sandon  will do the -ame.    Tin- i-i-movi*-  al once any dantrcr   of    fricium.  t     -  A irani"  ol   shurpei"-   have   ilc-  vise'l    a    scheme   .to- ' bunco the .  nickel - in'.- the - slot    machines.  They have been working succ.es.s-  fulJy jii-Spokane. ���' . 7  ���x-      ���:+,*..        A  (..'apt. Coghla.n of ,'ihe IV. S. i  cruiser Kaleigli has been assign- '  ed to.duty at   fliey Pugei.   Sound  The Belvidere  Superior to all others irrespective!  of price.    Catalogue'tells you  why.    Write for one. -,"���  UPPJER COLUMBIA NAVIGATION and TRAM  WAY COMPANY Limited:  GOLDEN      AND'     FORT      STEELE  TIME   TABLE   TO. �� TAKE  .EFFECT   JUNE   1ST,   1898.  OOlXO    SOUTH  uesday  and   Friilav  at  Steamer leaves (iolden every  Sf<*aiiier arrives at Windermere  Staue-arri\ e-  af   Kort   Sloele  4  a.  m.  ���'        p. m.  hursday   and   Sunday   at (i p. m.  OOI NO    NORTH  Stai'e leaves Fori Steele Monday noon and Sa,furday at S a. 111.  Hual leaves Windermere AVednesday at I a. 111. and Sunday noon  Steamer nrri\o.s al < !<>Ulen Wednesday  p.   111.   and   .Monday   noon.  Freight, in t'.-irload lots of "Kl.iK'O lbs" delivered at, Fort. Steele via  Golden at, 2\ c.enfs per pound.' ���������'   ,   --..,  NATIONAL SEWING' MACHINE CO.,  C.. P.   K.   nnd  boat charges  .11 fust   bo.paid to company's agent at  Windermere before delivery.  Upper Columbia Navigation & Tramway, Co.  ��� "'.'';  "CiH. PARSON, Secretary.  The   Confederation  M Life    Association  OF    TORONTO..   ONT.  (g - '  M   , Issues an unconditional accumulative policy, which giiar-  (^ autecs  extended  insurance  or a paid' up policy after two ^|  j years.       -It is absolutely free from restrictions from date ��$1  1^ of issuance, and has but one condition, viz: 3}|  o f That the, Premium ,Shall be Paid.  lb - ><AJ  For tiu'tlior information si"'pl,v io llie head  otlice. Toronto, or rlio   YrA  local njjont.   . ,-' " ��j|i  A. L. McDcrmot, |w  P. 0. Box 4.      ' ��� ��� FOUT ST ID FAAK,  B. C.    M  ~can^iAn" PACIFIC^ RAIli^~'  The   only   direct   rouKi   to "and   from   the Koolon.iv*  Cotinti"}'. The   best   s team ship connections in tJic minini?;'  Districts.  , l-'irst class and tourist.sloc])ers   through   from   Pacific."  to Atlantic without change.  Through    Time    Table East  Trains leave Fort Steele .I unction l-MO Tues.. Thurs. and SatS".  ���'     Macleod I!):(')()    ������  ���'     Medicine Hat 7:."i.*i Daily  ���'    Arrive Winnipeg 1-1:4(1  'V "      Toronto -:<)0 i>.m. IX'iily (oxcejit Sun,  ���' "      Montreal * 0-.27i ]>.in.     " ,  '��� ���'  Connections are made at Toronto for Hamilton.  Niagara Falls, Boston, New York, London,. Detroit, a nd  other points, and at Montreal for New York, Boston, Halifax  and all points south and cast. * (   '  Through    Tiine    Table West  Train leaves Fort Steele Junction   ^0:4."1   Mon.. Wed. and Frf,  "    '     ���'���      Cranbrook (i:()0 Tues., Thurs. lV Sals.  Sleamer arrives   Nelson 18:40      ������    Train leaves. " 1K:4<I   Daily.  Arrives    l-iossland i'.'l:0."i  Connecting'steamers run lietween ivobson and Arrowhead calling at intermediate, points';:-also on Slocan J^ake in  connection with (rains between Naluisp and' New ������Denver arid  Sandon. .   '  'For full particulars and Time'fables ap])ly lo'iiearesl C. P-  R. Agent,or address ���    \.   7' ' ' ���.'������'���'��� ��� ��� ���' ... '.   .'  ROBERT KLRK,.Traffic Manager, Winnipeg, THE: PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE,  B, C. Jl'XE .').  1^'H.  ^Dhe yjto&pBctiiv  SAT OK DAY. .JUNK :i. 15!IH.  r\  In1  Ancedotes of Cecil Rhodes.  Like so many other great men,  Rhodes is absent-minded. On  one occasion af an entertainment,  :it Cape Town, lie removed hi.s  overcoat as he entered the hall,  a,nd in so doing removed his  dress coat as well-'-though he  wiis quite oblivious of the fact.'  The laughter of the people near  him and the loud cheers of the  gallery had no effect on Iii in.  Not until some of his friends called his at tent ion "to.it did he realize that he was sitting in his  shirt sleeves.  Mr. Rhodes has never married.  In fact lie believes that marriage  interferes \vitli business, and, it  'is said he will have no married  man in his employ. When one  of> his secretaries entered the  matrimonial state ,recently, ,Mr.  Rhodes sent him his walking  papers, accompanied by'a cheque  .J-or .��5000. '        '-   .-  .One-of his whims, is to bury  'himself in a, little lni'J on his estate, leaving his splendid mansion to be enjoyed by his guests.  When he has, a big project in  -hand he will spend days alone in  the hut, even eating and sleeping there, [n this'way he gets  opportunity for'1 prolonged and  concentrated thought. -  He is a quick and keen  judge  of,.men,    and   depends   almost  wholly   upon   his   first    impressions. ' To  a friend who  wrote  ^.iind asked him to give employment to ai young  man  then' in  England   he- wrote ,in   answer:  "Send, me his photograph and,I  will fell you at once whether  I  can do anything.'for him ornot.',''  ���    General'   ''Chinese"''Gordon  ���was   a   great*admirer,   of ��� Mr  Rhodes.    On one  occasion Gordon- was   telling   Rhodes .of-  a  roomful of gold which, was offered to hihi by the Chinese government/after he. had put down rthe  Tai-Ping.r'ebeilion.     "And what  .did    you   ..do'r'   asked .Rhodes:  "Refused it of, course.'' answered Gordon.   '*I would have taken  it.",was Rhodes1 comment,' "and  as many more'as they would give  me.'" Il is no use for us  to, have  big     ideas     if   "yve    have    no  money to carry out with"   ���  ! toria are parties thereto it will  I have for iis immediate effect a  [rise iu tlie price of beef.  Mr. Burns has controlled the  beef market in Kootenay for several years, in fact he has been  the pioneer in the industry, and  has opened shops in every town  of any importance.  Row Over the Kimberley Townsite.  Patrick A. O'Farrell and John  F. Reddy are at outs over their  lownsite schemes in British Columbia, and the first named has  sued the latter for $8000, says  the Spokesman Review. ,f Mr.  O'Farrell says that early in 1 rt!J7  he and others furnished funds to  Reddy to buy a. half interest in  the townsites of Moyie and Kim-  berly ,\vith the understanding that  O'Farrell was to have a tenth interest in the townsite of Moyie  and'an eight interest, in Kimber-  ly. Reddy took the title in his  own name, and it is said sold $0.  200 worth of lots in ..Moyie and  $8300 in'Kimberly. (t Later, it is  claimed, Reddy, by G. J. Reiner,  his attorney, in fact, "conspired  to clei'i-iu'd plaintiff of his, interest in the townsites, " and January 8, 1898, sold the half interest  in each town to P. J. McMahon.  The prayer , of the complaint  asks judgment '-for $80o0 and  costs. , '    ',.    j       '   '  , The above is not the only suit  in connectibn with the Kimberly  townsite. The suit of Reddy,vs.  R. O. Jennings and fhe Durick  esiate, is now pending in Nelson.  TELEGRAPH BRIEFLETS.  Admiral Dewey in an interview ���  *' i  i.s represented  as  strongly  de- '  precating  any  decision   on   the  -part ol fhe United Slates fo dispose of the Philippine Islands.  Sir Charles Ross, representing  a Unitedr States SyndicateVfias  offered to purchase the municipal electric light plants of  Shanghai, on condition that the  purchaser is given the right to  establish tramways.  Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Kinter,  Christian Scientists, are in custody at 'Buffalo charged with  causing the death of a boy whom  they "treated." ' The lad's  parents are to be" accused also.  The whole northeast coast of  Newfoundland has been blocked  with ice for the last' six weeks  the result being that  navigation  FORT STEELE  Assay  ,    Office  (l>tiil)lit,ti<'il lt*>V  WALLINGER  &    NELSON,  MATORR.  AMALGA-  oie  Ssnujiles'njay be left,ai Ai-  >villi IC. A. tOJton & Co.  nv office or  H. W.  DREW,  Proprietor.  Fort Steele.  along the coast-has been practically impossible. The. people  in many sections are now destitute of provisions, owing to the  inability to replace their supplies  aiid the commercial operations  of almost 80,000 people have  been virtually suspended.  The Canadian Pacific will build  a mammoth hotel at Winnipeg.  A ,$500',000 fire visited 'St:  Johns, N. B. on the 24th.     ,    ,.  A wreck on the Rock Island tt  Burlington Cedar Rapids Northern railway near Waterloo, Iowa  resulted in tlie death of 10 persons and \younding 28.,  The Noble Five mine near  Sandon. HA C.   closed  down  ou  t  E. J. SCOVIL  Mr.N'ING HHOKKli.  NOT-SHY FCHLIC  Ke:il UstaK* anil (iciit'i-iil A^eril.  #���       WINDERMERE,    B.   C.  Cori(.������po11denen Solicited.       '  HOTEL    WINDERMERE  WIJ-DBRMEIIK. H. (',.  J. A. STODDART,  PROP.  The   Finobt  .Hotel  in Kaht   Kuoienay  Everything New-  Cuisine Unexcelled  The  ftft  ole ii  Ci. SHIER,  PKOPPJETOn.  Fort Steele.  ,, In this case Reddy seeks to get; ,hc ^        H      the .seUloinen  possession of an   interest which ,f ^        - f uesli'on.      *  ', ���  he claims in  the  townsite  that ,     ' ,     ���,, ���    ,  ,    , , .      a-.. ���-,  .     ,, ���   ,        ' San Francisco.���The  steamer  had been transferred to the  de- , -  . ,',-,,  ,'    ,     .    ,      r...    i     ,,  ��� i National City arrived on the 28th  fendents by  George J.   Reiner, i TX        A,     ,p\. ,   -       ���    ������4U   -   cargo  i*i     ���      ��� ���"    *-.?���.  "' i"'7~" It rom Unga island   with  a  his business partner  and   alter-|, ��� " ,, ,   '   .  pioi" 4D0 tons oi gold bearing sand,  ,   ..       ..       -i. i    ���     .  i    ���  .   -,i   consigned to the Selbv Smelting  both suits will be watcheu   with,.       to ���       ,  .    ",   , 7  j, ��� ���.Coinpanv.   It is claimed the sand  this; ,". '  .. ���. ,i is worth !?10'i per ton.  .section. , '  - ��� '' L  ney-in-fact.     The   outcome  ,s w  interest.''by  the  people  iii  '  '       LOCAL' NEWS.  Thomas M. Charles, Nod son:  ,T. J. McMaWn, 'Moyie: 'R. C.  Longlev'. St. Mary's: Douslas  Carson."' Trail: W. ,T. , Gurd.,  Cranbrook: J. G. Hossack,- Winnipeg': Frank Hewitt, Wardner,  Idaho; R. H. Kidd, AVinnipcg;  J.' H. Conklin, Tracey; Henry  Walter. Nelson: and Frederie'k  Toronto, were registered at, the  Hotel  week.  International  during  the  After East Kootenay Mines.  It is reported that a deal is on  for the sale of the Lake Shore,  Moyie. Queen of thc Hills, Pel or  and St. Eugene mines near  Moyie City and that representatives of the Gooderliam Syndicate," and the British American  Corporation are both in the field  and ' strong bidders for the properties. The two latter claims  are held at $400,000 plus the  value of thc improvements which  are estimated, fo have cost $8f>,-  000. The Queen of the Hills and  Moyie are owned chielly by E.  P. Davis of Vancouver and (he  price is put down at $200,000.  While the price of the Lake  Shore is $12.">.000 making a total  valuation of the entire group  of $810,000.  J.' T. Freeman, Lethbridgo;  El J. Hughes, Spokane; lv. -.1.  Highby. Sheep Creek: Cliff Scale,  C W. Nelson;' W. M. Walsh,  Sandon: Charles Deller, Anaconda: W. Hamilton, R.' McKinnon  and'D. P. Kimpton, Windermere:  Samuel Brewery. Fairmont  Springs: Geo. Hoggarth. Elko:  T. Love. Cranbrook*: C. F. Olson,  Ainsworth: William Voss. Bonner's Ferry: D. L. Sutton. Kaslo: were among thc guests at the  Windsor this week*.  FOR A BEEF TRUST. v  A Combine Which Will   Control  the  Beef Industry of the Province.  It is said that a beef deal of  considerable magnitude is now  being negotiated in Vancouver,  which means, practically, thai a  beef combine will be formed to  control the industry in British  Columbia, and lhat the head of  the enterprise is P. Burns,  whose present headquarters aro  at Nelson.  The Vancouver World says:  '���That no definite particulars  have been announced, but that  offers have been made to several  local firms.."  Mr. Burns is nothing if not  progressive. lie has now more  than 20 stores in tho Province,  and has the credit of controlling  the beef market from Calvary  west.  It is thought that. should, the  Combine be made wlieretiy the  dealers iu   Vancouver  and   Vic-  The protest against W. -C.  Wells, the member for Northeast  Kootenay,- will not he" proceeded  with, and all proceedings heretofore com ineii'cod will, be dropped :-  First Contract is Finished.  A Bonner's Ferry dispatch  says, Contractors' Donahue &  Philips have finished their contract with the Kootenay Valley  Company, and have moved their  outfit to.Minnesota, where they  have secured   another   contract.  Tho grading for the C,Y" which  connects lhe Kootenay Valley  road with the Greal Northern is  completed and ready for the laying of ties and steel.  Will Build From the Junction.  It has been definitely decided  to start the surveyors out from  Fort Steele Junction aboul the  I5lh of the present month to survey thc North Star branch. It  i.s learned that this is authori-  tive and settles the vexed question ol whether the road would  be built from Cranbrook or lhe  JnnClion. It is to be hoped lhat  the road will he buill over the  route selected some lime ago.  winch will bring it within a  short distance of Fort Steele.  The Phoenix bridge company  of Phoi-nixville, Penn. today'received   the   contract,,  from   the  , r , l t r  Japanese -government through  the American,' aironts ,in New  Ybrk to .build a large steel^  bridge'for lhe Imperial railway  of Japan.  ��� The bridge will be in six  spans, 180 feet high, and will  weigh something over 1.000,000  pounds'. It will be the largest  ^steel bridge ever contracted for  by Ainericau.buildur.-j and one of  the handsomest structures of the  kind ih the world. As soon as  the plans are completed work*  will be begun and the bridge  will be ready to ship by September 1st.  Vancouver. May . 8o.���The  Eraser river- is rising rapidly.  Since last Sunday night the rise  at Mission City ha.s been 14 feet.  From thai, point as far as Ques  nolle a similar rise is recorded.  Settlers arc becoming alarmed.  Should warm 'weather set in  within the next two weeks great,  damage will be done.   ' Between  o  Vancouver and Agassi/, several  meadows are inundated. The  dJ"kos at Coquitlam and Pitt  meadows are prevent ing an overflow at those points. Nothing  has yet been heard from the delta, but it is believed that the dyking works there will be effected  as well as ou Lulu ' island. One  of the Malsqui dyke gates was  left open and water is rushing  through in a perfect torrent.  OVKRLOOKIXO      WINDHKMEKB     LAKK  FINE   SUMMER   RESORT  Good     Boating    and    Fishing.  HUGH, WATT,  M.   D., C. M.,  f'om-nltiilioii tnul  Sjuciol J'rwt'ny Only  '��   . - '  OFFICE   HOURS-l   TO   3   P. M.   ,  i&" Xi^lit cidlfc should   t>o 'to  Dr.  Urodiij.       " < i "c  Cit-o. S MrCuitei.  \  J. A. HarM-y.  ' .     HARVEY & McCARTBR    -  o '  B<i/���/'/.-/< /*>.   Solicitors.   Sot*tries   /'kWic,  -   . * Cvncpyanew* etc.  ,L     '       FOUT .STEBLK. 33. 0.      '  .   ,(  ,.  J"BVi;i.ST01\j: STATION* ami UOMlliN  COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY,'   MADE.  Is a large and Attractive Hotel of Quk-t Elegance hi all  its Appointments, with a Ctisine of Superior  Excellence.   ,   o  ���     .L.AKUE   AND   COMMODIOUS  COMMERCIAL 2dEN.     -  SAMPLE   POOMS" FOR  Everything New. First Class and up to date  ,     .   t '   "   ,  In Every ParticHlar\_  HEADQUARTERS   For .Travellers and Mining Men.  E! J. WALSH, C. E.  '��� , .      M. CAN. SOC5C. IC.  V .  I-'oiineil.\   on  uiifrinuciiiij.'  ��i.i!l ol Uupnit-  int:M Uiiilw.i v-, anil CmaK,  C.rn.idn. and  late  Dh-i'ctor ot iliu J'ublii*   WorKs.  Deii.n iineni of  tlio IjOewni-d Uhiii.K.     .  suiiVKvs, Plans. I-'.s'i'i.mati-:s axd  RKl'OKTs'for* Stoniij-e no.servoii>. Fil-  tor Lied*-, Wilier Wurk.s. SuniUition,  Suwoi'iijro and Land Drainage." Irrigation. Public Road*, and Brui^o.*.. Itail-  w.'iyi, 'Praniways iVre.  Ottawa, Ontario and  Fort Steele, B. C.  TiduLTaiihicaddre.-fc:��� l  WALSH, irPTAWA.  RESTAURANT.OPEN  DAY' ��� AND ' NIGHT.  ^V"*vr#T?(>r?tr"^r'^tJV^^"?t?V-.':V'Vr-^  Up To Date  T.H. TAYLOR, C. E.  PROVINCIAL   LAND    SURVEYOR  Survey-,  of  Alines, oler  jMim.'inl   ()aim>.  lioads.  *  ft  ft  ft  ft  In   Each   and  Every  Department   d'J'  thf   Business  ft  ft LEADERS  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft,  ft  ft  ft  ft  ��H.  *  ft  ft  ���it.  Try a Jar of Ontario Honey iii  yuALJTV am*) (���(���.Mj,Li*:Ti*-xi-;sd I':vi*:i:vavui*:i:k ^  FOR    THK    NEW    YEAR  Fine Toilet Soaps  Imported Perfumes  Toilet Preparations  t���' WVhbs (Confectionery  Hair Brushes  Tooth Brushes  Nail Brushes  v"  -ANO-  ADVERTISE.  IN  THE PROSPECTOR.  HIDES  McMILUN  FUR & WOOL CO.  Exporters and Importers.  200 to 208 First Ave. No.  MINNEAPOLIS, - -  MINN.  Shipments Solicited.  Write for Circular.  WJNDI-jIIMI'UK.   IJ. ('  HOME   RESTAURANT  MRS. AMME,  Prop,  Fruit 4f  Confectionery  ft  ft  ft  ft  ���!���  ft  ft  it  ����>  ft  ft  ft  ft TW  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft A.  W. J3IJZASDHLL    (,;i"lfhui^ Ontario < ���ulk-Li* ut i'lini-niar  ft  RICTLY'  Complete    Range  a Bottle of Vin Mariani  PURE, DRUGS  of    Patent   Medicines  Pioneer Drug flan  FORT  STEELE'  >������  ft  ft  ft  ftft  '���" -����� ��������� -l�� ���*��� -��- -��- ������- �������� -���- �������� T|T?��. \i't7%T^T-T,?^T?,T?f??i~-ttT?tT'ttTrj?iir  ���assor-.i  &   PITTS  ^ DONALD  *  Notions of all kinds.  CIGARS and TOBACCO.      "A  ���:-���*  NOTICE.  1 IiitcIiv irivc nnilcr ili.u sixty d.u- iifn-i  il.ll. 1 int.-ml Id .ippl.v tn tlli-L'lin-r ('iiiiiiiiisnIiiii.  cinl Ijiiidsiiiul Works, VIcKiH.i. II I'.l.n pi'i- j  II1I-.-.I.IN li. piiicliii*.!- tin- rnlliiivlim pii i-i' uf ini-  (iu<-ii|iK it .mii inn (-served I'umn l.ni.k: Sim-  ��� iteil mi Kodi on.i v m i-i in the I list! let. of .*-i.iiUi  I..IM Kmill ii.iv I'i n\ niee (il Hllllsli i 'oliiiiilu.i  .iii.l   <lesi I llllll     is   lull.,Ms        Hi lniiiiimk   .11 lhe I  ^., ii*i, .isi i,.i p. i i.r i.,,i c,.".:   iin tn.-1 list   .'dim  I IH 'III i-ll.lllls  ii  ,,i   less lii   lw��.|eil,il    l IW'I ���  llienee   Inlliiiwil^   I'.lllK'   ..I   Knot. Il.ll   ] net   in.I  iiiM-tliei'j.viiiKl wesu-rli ilH-eelii.il to Die north  enst, eonier olLoi, :ifM:i, (Ji'ou]i I. . ('nntiiiniiie in  nil ei��lil.v nercs more or less,   y  .IOIIN IIKI.I,.  Korl Sleiile. Mlil-cli  Ih.'lN'.l. Ir.��--.',|  KIMPTON  WIXOEKAIERE  General Merchants  Mining suDDlies-aSDeciaitu  Miiirr.-s yoiiiu- iiorlliward via Canoe liivoi* Horn  Ml Villi-   .'111(1   COllVC'llll'llCI*  1(1  will  >mcui*(, fhoir sujijilicjs ;i  ind if a lar,  )oiiald.  soijK .-\<;i*:.\'ts roi-  (Canton  Steel Company  Wiiiilcrincro. (.'olden and  Mitiinir Divis-ion^.  Donald  Winder.Tiere for the California Giant Powder Co. THE PROSPECTOR. FOKT STEELE. B  C, .TUNE  1899.  ��he igtr^prcfrn*  SATUKDAV. -IL'XK :,. lH't'i.  Of Interest to Miners.  Where two veins unite in depth  the location first made takes  all  of the  ore  below   fhe   point   of  junction.  One of the,greatest sources of  litigation is the extralateral  right granted under tlie law? of  the United Stales.  The greater part of the largely increased copper output of the  United States,is being absorbed  by domestic demand.  Chak-ocite (copper glance) is,  a copper sulphide containing 7.s. ;  writes.     His lather. .John  Lock-  wood Kipling. Chief of   the   Lahore School of Art,   bestowed   it;  upon his son as a souvenir of the '  fact that   it   was  while   walking!  on the shore'of  Kudyard  Lake i  that he proposed to and was   ac- i  cepted by Miss A lice Mat-Donald, j  the    poets    mother.        llndyard(  Kipling was educated in England j  at the United Service College at '  Westward   Ho., almost  entirely!  under the direction of old Indian j  ofticcrs,csb that his temperament j���  and talent   were  tinctured  with j  the sentiment which inspired his,  ballad..-   from    cpiite    his    early  years.  Said by the Moyie Leader.  ������A few days ago tho  contract  '*  4&  CARLIN  & DURICK  G EX 1��R Alport  v Steele,  iv'Sole Agents for the  MERCHANTS  Eest  Kootenay.  I N. HANSON. 1  General Merchant  I_/ictttor Dealer.  AND  canton Steel  COMPANY  Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber,       A large assortment of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always  on hand. .   ,  DI Al ENSION      JAJMliFAI  SPECIA LTY. =S  ���s per cent copper, and sometimes! for cutting the   luinber   for  silver-bearing: color and   streak  blackish lead srvay. dull.    ��  Syenite is a crystalline irranu-  lar rock which contains" from .",.">  to 60 per qent silica and in  typical, varieties con,si.-ts of or-  thocla.se feldspar ami liorn-  blende.    This i.s,the  ,-yenite  of  -..- a   . .     . , . tilt3  Werner, but H I.- a comparative-'  ly rare rock.  An ore containing gold in native state and subject to anutl-  gamatioitfshould be crushed oaly  so tine as rnav be  necessary  thej  St. Eugene' concentrator was,  awarded to Park, Mitchell it (Jo. )  of Moyie. Scleral other bidders j  were in the Held, incliidiii<r A. '���  tv   ! Leach of Cranbrook  and <���.   A  ,  i I>ii;"eiow of Cro.-toti.    Thetiuant- i  , "  ���- ��� i  j ity of lumber ambuufs   to  sonii1.  ! .'100.i'DO, and is'to be delivered at ,  ��� ,       i  St.   Eugein,; siding    in    the.  Tins Sti:i'Ij is guaranteed io lie equal  HaKH  RlK'K  Wpkk.  to Jessop's  or   Eirths in all  Soli-, Ackxts  So i.i,;    Ac I*:  Crow's Nest coal company  ^ Giant Powder conipann.  ! south end of town.  I     About i'H men are  now employ- ,  Mining  Supplies a  Specialty  | .      WflSfl. ���'.-.- * B.G.        |  ^uinhiiiaiiiuainiauaiiaui^aaiiuaiunuiUiniuiuiiihii^  DON'T    FORGET  ed at the concentrator siite ex en  vating for the foundation of  I miii.    On Thursday upward*-  . ,       o ,i rive tout-* of rails, arrived for  free the  scales  or  particles   of,    .    ' ,-. .,  ,,     ,          .  j buudmi?. M.-vwell   as  sonic-  nails  gold, and no finer '   I* urnierpiu-.       ,     .             .    .  , ,     ,,  ��                  .                               l '    i and other material lor the. mine,  vorization   is   unnecessary,   and   '.,.'.  entails Useless OXJien-e. '     t A H'g-hlander Named.  To,measure water by moans of >     New York.---A   London  cable  weir, plaee'a board or  plank  in' states  tliat   Lieutenant   Colonel  the stream at,'a  point  where  a.Uumey,     of   tlie   ".'1st    Cordon  pond    will , form   above.       The'Highlander,  has been  selected  length of  the  notch  should   be I as   commandant* ' at   the   Kovrfl  1 ' j i *"  from two to'four times its depth > Military College. Kinirston.  On-  for small quantities of water'and: tario. ���_  ^  longer i'or large (piantities   .The J Banff Hotel Opened. -  The l-5anil' Hot' Springs  hotel  The Steele House  edges oJ7the notch should ho bevelled toward tlie upper side, that  i.s, should   have   the   wide   side  <��� doAvn stream. Tu the pond, six  JeeL above thc dam drive.a'Stake  and then obstruct the water un-  fil it. reaches the bottom .of Lhe  nolch. ,5Al'this point mark the  stake af tlie level of the water,  then complete the dam .-><> that  (he wafer will pass through .tlio'  notch. ,  When the water has set-  ''1 led and back*ed up in   l-ho  pond  ^is^far' as. it will 'go. mark the  level1 of water on lhe slake. The  slake can then be withdrawn  and the dislnnce belween Lhe  iiiarK-s will indiealc the Iheoreti-  -cal depth of How.  The Largest Stamp Mill Known.  A roceiil Tacoiua dispatch says:  The largest stamp mill in lhe  ' world was slarfed up on May i:i  al Llie Treadwell mine on Douglas Island. Alaska. Thc new  mill contains' sixty batteries of  live stamps each, with a crushing capacity of four tons to cadi  stamp every -I hour*.  The Treadwell and its asso-  eiale mines now have ^Mi stamps  in operafiou. They crush .">."n!n  tons of ore every 21 hours, averaging about four dollar.- a ton in  irold. or $1-1.0\)U daily. One-ihird  of Ihi.s output i.-. settled iu concentrators and shipped to the  Tacoma smeller. 'Die of her two-  Ihirds. or 1S.I.-M1 per day. i*. the  amount of gold actual  on I->ou<"las [-land  wa�� opened cm the 17. Besides  the;, great improvements that  have been made in the extension  of'trails in fhe National park, as  well as at Lake of ihe Clouds and  Croat Oiacier. the stationing of  Swiss guides at these places will  lend an additional attraction to  American'tourists this season to  exploit the liockios.        . -  Timing- in Russia. ' ,  .In Russia they have a peculiar  way of liming horses. Three  ininules i.s called even time.  When a horse trots in 2:2* thoy  say '-lie trotted without 'A2." __ li  he trots iu ^':i^ they call it  "without.'!!-'." Six minutes isevon  time I'or two miles. Ll tho horse  trots in ."i.OO they call if "without ."i.">." Jf he trots a quarter of  voi'st ���that is. one-sixth of' a  mile���in :JD seconds, they cal  that even, but'if he goes it .in iTi  seconds they say "without live:"  that would be a 2-AA0 gait. Thftro  aro no races for anything except  ��� !-year-olds. and performers  younger than live years old are  not allowed lo trot further than  inilo heats. " Mares over eight  years old are barred from all  races.  Odd Accident to a Lawyer.  ' Z. T. Clark, an Omaha lawyer,  was   practically   blown   up   the  jollier day   by   the  explosion  of  ifhe contents of  a  safety   match  ly reiea-ed js;ll"(. whiHt n(. carried in his vest  [pocket.  I     Me was just turning   from   the  Shinning Ore From Maine   to   Colo-.' ,    .     .        .   . ,,     ,".        .,.  ��   li    ^ , I crowded street into his ofnee   al  rado I  I ihe   Rainaiie    building   when   a  The   Portland    Conner   says: | '. '  ,    ,     '   ,   loud explosion was heard  and   a  "In a few < avs a carload in   lead- , . ..  ., jshectof   jlaine   darfed   from   his  ore will be   shipped   to   Ueiiver.  Colo., from Maim*     This   is  the  -first time thatoie has been taken  from    Lhe   Atlantic   Slates   half  way across the continent.      The  ore    comes   from   the   Robinson  mine, near Solon. Me.. iiiSoinor  set   county.      The   owner   is   a  Pennsylvanian. who discovered. '  when   he   went   into   the   woods,  near the vicinity to mark up lum- j  ber. a well-defined vein of galena '  ore.   mixed   with   white   quartz. '  live feet   five,   inches  wide.      He.  sunlc a  shall    which   is   now   fin  feet dee]) and   found   the   ore   to  assav !';!.!'! ounces in silver."  GREAT  Northern  Railway.  Till". KlTKVKVOl" S  CHAIN   MADl-l  IT Till' SIIOUTKST  TKWNSCON'TIXKNTAIj   K'OUTl".  Tt i- Oil* ino-4 modern in equipment: it, is. tlio ln.*jivii*.*>ij railed line:  id has a rock-ballast roiulbod: it crosses no .^and de-orts: it, was built  without, a land urant, or jjovuriiiiion*, aid: il  is noted for courtesy of its  omplovo-: it i.s tlie oiilv line ������(.���rviny meals on 1 lie a la carle plan.  it  Tl-rPvOUCiH Til!'. C'I1A'M)I"S'I' SCIOjXFjin*  L\ A.MIOHItJA  Proprietor  Cominercial Hotel  CIIA'iN'DliS'  ,IJY   DAY  For FOHr SrFACLF. and the K.VS'I' KOO'I'KX.VV .MINKS. Weekly  St.a*ie   from  K'ali-|iell.    Steamboat eoinniiiu.calion.s Iroin .Juiinin<<s  (hir'nii!  Siiniiner.    (Juickcsi  and  lio-t  route to nil  pari- of the United  State-.  I'a-lern Cnniula and  lOuiope.  ���'or maps, ticket-and complete informalion eall  neart'-l a'jent, or  or add re���  t.'.(;.l)IXOjV.(!enera!  Auunt.  Spokane    Wa-li.  .I.WI1ITNKY. G. }'. and  St. Paul, .Minn.  ���' vosl jiockol and extended sever-  iiil feet into the air. The hnvyor  ! was lcnock'ed down or fell from  V��hoer fright, and the people  around him ha.sfily scatlerod rfo  j a safe distance. Mr. Clark wa.s  i badly burnefl about lhe hands  | and face, bin i< nof internally in-  I jured.  ' The extraordinary accident is  ; attributed lo friction igniting the  , chocolate of potash tabids in  ���the safely match case. The  l lawyer said In* was allracled fo  Ifhe match case several days ago  I because of the word "SafoLv" on  Baker Street, Cranbrook. B. C.  Conducted   or*   tlie-   European^ F*Iari  WELL    APPOINTED   CLUB    ROOMS  Host     Wines     and     Liquors    at     the     Bar.  "MUNSON NO. 2."  it, a.ilc  he  had  ma yiii'i ii.'d  ���     Kudyard Kiiilmg-'s Odd Name.        j feeling   of  A   correspondent   of   Tit-Bits! thought' at.  recalls th-.- manner in whicli Kud-1 blown      lip  I:  rreal  first-  ,   by  with  si.'Ciirity. ��� I-l<j'  lie had been  an      infernal  yard Kipling 'got. his -.distinctly I machine. His vest was burned  iinusual Christian naiife. ff is a | away as it ignited from the (lame  pretty  and  romantic  story,   he /produced by Ihe explosion.  The Best   Writing Machine  Till'    ONLY  INTERCHANGEABLE  STEEL TYPEWHEEL  Icyantly   lllii.si,ral.e(l   <.'a.liil(Vuc  ��     -Krei*. ,.   ,.-. 7  Address Edgar   A. HilJ, Manufacturer, 94:96Wendell Street, Chicago  'ikr- IjjL. y&r bL- ^������'^L.'^L-'^L. l^r ^t-.^t- &r ^��"' '>& r&r '& '^r'^r ^r ^tr ^t" '& '^tr>^:^r' &  i^y.t^xl^Ki, ^Vj[^vA ^^n^^i ^v"^^ ^���i^\- ^\\^* >j'*,^\\ ^v,.^TV\ *^v I"^\ ^\, ^v *t\\ <*^\ JtV^^',i^\.^^.  THO W  Qt*&&ri9& Hotel.    *  M  M  M  M  I  M.  M  f  Two Commodious Sample Rooms for Commercial Men-  h.\(;(;ac;|'j tijansi<"KI"{K!-.i) fhf.f.  HOT <h COLD'PATHS  HATES $!J PElt DAY.  J. 6. Greene. Proprietor.  aouDEN,i3. -C; ������...-������'.'���.���  m  m  m  ,A   I '  THE PROSPECTOR. F.ORT STEELE.  B  7       ^ab^Aftft-^^-^^^ftftftftft^  ������� -w* *������ *���.�� *������ *#�� *����� *���* '���* -*f* *������ *t* "f�� *���*. *���* ^#*  i ��� **  *"    ftft  i     **  If   THE  ��� *  CAPITAL   Of   E  '                                                '��          r  AST  T  *#* *t* ��<����� ��C* -������- �����* *|* *���* *���*��� ���#* �������� ��*l* �����* ���A*' -��i* -��fc*.  '*������     *f+    *}*    .f*     *|��    rf+    ����*    r.Q*.    rfm.    ������    *(��    *f a    ��f ��    *f t    j^m.    *0*  ��������"    ��J��    ��f*    ������4��-    >tr    hir    ��4s    ��Atf    ����r    *Ar   _�����*    .��**  ,, ��v** *���!��� ���*&����� �����;������' ���*���!������ ��J�� ��:*��� ������*���-��- ������:**��� "���:��� *>:�� -��>!W  " *#�� *9�� *t�� *f�� *$��� *f�� *f* ��f* >$�� *$�� ��|�� ��f��  *���' *���* ,  ftft  ft&  ->t> -��������  ���*�� '*������  ���k< ������--  *���� ���*'  ���r- ������'  ������ �����.  ftft  *  *  FORT STEELE TOWNSITE  0 , , ' j '.Or  0        *        "'" ' ,  .   ' ii ���     , ' " ' '  The only Government town iri the District  1 ���   ' 1 ' tr  ' *       ' , <>  i I i , i c r  .     WATCH THE PROGRESS OF FORT STEELE  The Hub of thie  FORT STEELE  District  t  The Center ot  Population  ���     s  , 1   . '     ,-      1  Mining center of  0      the district  I, _1_ ' r  [lich Placers on Wild Horse, Brewery and Fisher creeks.     Since 1864 $25000000  in gold has been taken  out of Wild Horse.  !ole   headquarters   for  Tracy > Wasa; Lewis, Wolf, Wild Horse, Maus   and Lost  creeks.   The highest grade ore camp in B. C.  m.  P Of Navigation 0" tte7Kootenay River ���  Daily Stage between Fort Steele and the Junction  (The  Objective  Point_of  he KOOTENAY & NORTHWEST Railway, also  Fhe  r  Choice resident and business lots 30x99 from $100 to $250.    Easy terms  feles guaranteed.    Por Particulars Apply to  A. Elton  BOLM  ��� Jl..' ,JtI-V JlZIV JL^^ tZlr*..' ���.; - -fcl5 �� ^^^�� THE PROSPECTOR? FORI   STEELE, B. C , JUNE S. 1MM).  The Canadian BanK ol commerce  (HEAD OFFICE TORONTO.)  F����tid     up    Capital     $6,000,000.  Hon*. Cko. A. Cox. ]'i-i-mUi-ih. I>. F.. \Y,\i.|-i:it. (im. M.m  Sterling Exchange Bought and Sold.  ���    London Agents- -The Bank of Scotland.  CRANBROOK BRANCH,  J. W. H. SMYTHE, Manager.  ��te $}vo&pzx��ox:.  SATUKDAY, JUNK :i. 1S'��!'.  LOCAL NEWS NOTES.  Service will bo hold, in the  Presbyterian Church next Sun-  dav ni 11 a. in.  C. F. Hanningtou and E. .1.  Walsh made a couple of trip.- to  the 13i��r Chief recently. They  are more than pvav pleased with  the, property.       ���*     ' ,    '   /  NOTICE.  Tilkf not ice   llllll   :i    IIH'L-tilljr   <>"   tilt'  l!(i.ir(i   of   J/iC'Mi-i.'   < Viiiiiiii-.>ioncr-,   fur  Sniilli F.u-1  !C<Menus    will   he   ln-ld   :it  ilu1 Court 11 on-.u in   llie   town   of  Fort  Sti'i-li* <m tli(* 1."iLli   iluy   ot   Juih*.   I*1,!!).  HI    lln*   hour   ol   eleven   o'clock   ill lhe  forenoon, to eon-ider llie   following :i)i-  |ilic:itisni> for Ijiijunr Ij't-en-i;-.:     ltohei'1  I).     M.illu-l-.     I);il��;ii-(ln,j    Hole].    I.'oi-t  Steele, hotel HeeiiM.-:  1 lolioi't, < J. Shier.  International Hotel. Fort Ste< le.  hotel  lieen-e:     William    Slowtu-r.    Oriental  Hotel.     Fori      Steele.,     hotel    lii*<>iw.  Daniel   MoNeisii.   Steele   Hoiim*.   Fori  Steele, hotel licence:   Harry \V. lVew.  Ceiilr.il    Hotel.     Fort     rilcclu,     hotel  licciw:    Diivid   (irilnth.    Wild    Hoi-m*  Hotel.    Wild    Hni^e.    hot(*l     lircn-e.  John    L. ,Ciiu*b,   !loyal   Hotel.    Kimberley.    hotel    lieonse:      J.    M.   Carroll.       Cltitario      Hotel.      Kiinbi>i*lo,\,  hotel lieon-i*: Jiu*ul> liel'Uinan. (Viilr.il  Hotel. AVjirduer. Iioiel lieen--e:   Woodford   <v   Jloland,   Intermitihual    Hotel,  AVardner, hotol lieeiiM-:  K. .1. Ilij-hbw  I'reimc.i'   llou-e.   Sheep  Civok.    hotel  licence.  1,1. W. H.VKNKS.  '      ' duel 1 jieen-e 1 iwivctiir.  Railroad or no, luilroad .'Jue  Taenhauser guarantee-*, all hi.s  ���watch and clock repairing. Opposite the Post Ofrice "���  ��� C. A. KlingciiMiiitli has rinsed  the Ideal Restaurant to assume  charge of the Hotel Irn,ernation-  Tlave  your   life   insured   with  the Confederation  Life Association, the only company  that   issues an unconditional ��� accumula I Grand Raffle.  five policy.     A. L. McDcrmoi i* j     House and   lot   in   Cranb'rook,  a'~oul"                 ''                    ,         'jgood     location     fen'    a    family.  Mis>Hcarle took a pedestrian j Spring ^'volt within !ilf yards of'|  trip to the Luvicta mine last Sat- j tlie door, tine trout ti.shiug. Don't I  nrday.      It is said she i> the tirsi links* the'ehnnce of   vou'r   life   to  OF  WINDERMERE  Is now on the market and LOTS are  for Sale.  WINDERMERE !���"> the MOST IMCTUKESQUELY ".iluatod town in lhe ENTIRE FAST KOOT-  KN.-W' DISTRICT., , '        ' '���    .  . I        (���        f l  Situated as it is in the CENTER of the  IL1CHKST OKA UK MINERAL BELT of BRITISH.  COLUMBIA.       It will he the PRINCIPAL COMMERCIAL, SOCIAL and RAILROAD CENTER  1. ' ' !> ' '  uf North E;ist.Kootonay. , ' .     ,   '< ,  1 - * *   r    i t 1  ���n   THE SUPPLY POINT i'or HORSE THIEF, TOBY. DUTCH/ LAW, BOULDER and NUMBER  ,_al dining room, where he will t��o J nioii- destination being ihi  WOK"'  ludv to'walk out there.  It is learned that, a'[tarty   will  walk up Wild Horse creek today,  scene.  pleased    to    welcome    his    pkl | fJf  tne   t>[([   placer   excitement,  friends and extend the glad hand | Tin- names, of the partv were not St. John's Church of England.,  to the stransfer-) who nu.v   bt:- in '���werr-ii.-iod ���       ! .      a ' i\-   ���   ��� ��� -n 1     ,-.'   . i   ���  the'city.    The rosTauram' will he i UauKd'o     __ / , ��" "u* service will be 'held   m  get a homo tor one dollar,, you  are liable to win. Drawing will  tak^ place July 1st. notice will  be published where. ' *  Si.    .lolin'  church     at,  7..JO.  conducted   on   the .lines  which j     Mrs. Vr--K. Koss went   out   to! ,  ��� gave the Ideal   its  wt*'!   earned , Hanson's last week. ' ; strangers \V,elconie.   '  reputation.   ,    ,     _ ,   J   = j     smK':iy  school   nt' J:: SO   p. ni.  u, .,:^"   '  r,  ���      t       ! ' F" t'. Hujrau.  mauager of  the; All the children invited.  ,   Por a good ^have. Haircut   or j Sullivan -roup of nihW was- in .  Bath go to C.  L  Actum >  l&irber'j imni duriiiir the week.     He  was! N  Shop and Batli rtoom*s.c .SutLvs-'JaccompanitHl   bv   Charlo   Wolf!     T1  "I'WO Creek-s.  Large Lots  - /  Wide Streets  sor to Highwarden & Son.  Mr. W. D.'Barclav.   fn'r   seven  lone of the prominent  politicians  i of Spokane.   "  e\v Justices of the Peace.  The   following   are   the   new-  Just ices  of" the  Peace  recently  ! appointed for the  Southern   Di-  PRICES RANGE FROM  years general manager of the Al- ]    Charles Thies. John Fink and . vision of East Kootenay; the ai)-'  rSiSThi   ^Sli^md'uV.Vr   ^f J- Joluison went out   to   Bull J point.nents took  effect   on   May!  ieai��ned In.-, ])osition and left for 'river a few davs 'a<ro to look  al ;.-,.,,.,, . , i  the Stales, wh&re he will be  manager of construction for tho  large iirin of railway contractors  known as Foley, Larson & Mann.  - A. L. McDennoi litis been ;qi-  pointed agent for, the Coufeder-  ��� atioii Life Association of Toronto. .for0th(i dikl rict of South East  Kootenay. '   ' ' *  some mining properly.  A strike on the Clrand Trunk  systetu of railroads is said to involve ~.il((!(i men.  Another deal involving ' a  goodly .anionin of money 'is now  pending.  Mrs. UudorhilLhas rented tho  store formerly occupied by Mrs.  Good noi i��rh and on Tuesday-ficxt   v - v        ���  A couple of weeks ago we were  ilia receipt, of a letter complaining  .of the condition  'of  the   bridges \ wilfopeti up with a fine stocli of  -in West port.      A'ropresenta1ivo.!]a-iif.s- notions,    in 'addition   fo  of Tin*: l'KOKPKUTOK looked into I ^-u\vh she will  keep constantly  the  mafter and   found   that   lhe  ,,���  h;,lu]    i'ro.siv  candv   and    ice  ihings complained   of  had   been  ��� reinedi(.*d, and lhat   still   furthei  improvements were contemplated.  ��� h'epairing    Chronograph    and  lepeatiiig A\'atehesoiir' special-  cream.  'i  All citizen.-, of F'ort Steele who  are interested in. sports are requested to meet this (Saturday)  evening in lhe office of the International Hotel at "J o'clock to  ly.    D...L. Bi'-ttsi-hkx. Jeweller,   take some action   towards   a   tit-,  ling celebralion of  the   holidays  A. 1-5. (iraoo returned from the  Easl yesterda.y morning. 1-1 e-  w:is accompanied by Mrs. Grace.  o  The largest stock of spectacles  iu town at Cami's. *  \i. llirt/'j. who has been in the  Mission hospital for the past ten  days, i.s improving rapidly, and  will probably be at his old home  in a few days  Xow   is    Ihe   time   to    insure  against mountain   fever  and   ty  l'hoid.     Only  A.!  a veai; and you  in Julv.  Railway news is scarce this  week. It was expected that,  some in formation relative to that  English company, who are to  build from the boundary to Golden, would iu some manner leak-  out, but the grapvine was work-  imr badly this week. l-lowever.  it will be a frigid day wheu Tin-  ProsI'I-jCTOU cannot build a railroad.  .rd  Port Steele���Arthur Wellesle.y  Bleasdell, Robert L. T. l,Gai-  braith'. and Thomas T. McVittie.  Fernie���li. W.,,D. Arin.sttrong.  W. Biakemore, George Levas-  sour. and Herbert IT.��� Tritos.   o  Cranbrook���James Baker Archibald Leitch and- Alexander  Moffatt.  Movie���Hugh Dean Henderson.     ' ���  Tobacco Plains���James Daniel  Gordon'. -' ,  Swansea���Henr\>. James Turner .  All H])i)ointmeuts of Justices  of the Peace heretofore made are  reciuded and such rec.ission to  take effect on .1 une HO.  $25.00 TO $200  FOR' FULL PARTICULARS ADDRESS  H. F. COLLETT,  ' .1.1- ' ' ** V '  WmdermereV B. G.  got si.")   a   work.      M. A.^ Beale.   that city and make  his   perma'n  ag'ont.  Moved to New Quarters.  a  M. A. Beale has   removed   his  i - i  office to the building formerly  'occupied by Klingensmith'sTileal  Restaurant. Mr. Beale's constantly increasing business made  the change a necessity. The new  quarters are commodious and by  far the best office rooms in t'owu,  and'well adapted for the various  enterprises,in which he is interested.��� Mr. Beale i.s agent for  the "Dominion Express Co.. Tin-  E. C. Miller of Macleod will j perial Life Insurance Co.. Can-  .-Jiortlytukehis departure from i ad a IVife: Cranbrook*. Windermere and  .hindion   stage   lines:  McBride Bro's.  Shell t Heavu Hardware  Powder, 'Gaps.  i ���"  ���  Cumberland   Blacksmith   Coal.  Supplies,    Brill.  Steel,    Ktc.  Professional.  f Fuse  "Mininsi"  .TUB   LARCJFST_ STOCK   OF   HARDWALiK   l.Nr   EAST  KOOTENAV.  &       "NORTH   STAR  LODGE  '. l-;OKT STKKI.K. H. C.  U.  D. ���'    .'  A.  F. AND A.  M.       G.  R.  B. C.    '    '  Riitiiilai    mcinuii."���1st   TuomIhv   iu   e.icli  niouih sit ei^'ht o'clock.    Visliiiifr'Hieilirrn sire*  conliiilly liivimd.  -\. W. lli.KA-.iii:i.i.. Sccici*.u*y_ (J  l-'uici- Sti:i;i,i: Hi:vi:i,i.i'.mkni- svnihcati; IVi'd  Ills IjL'iuU'iili.ill Siicut. I .nnili-iii   lOiifrliiud.  N. A. WALLINGER, FORT STEELE.  1  .   TOST OKM-IC'I- IIOX .*..  cut residence in I'orl Sleele.  Charles Shier, who has been j R. -_,. t. Galbraith returned  in the vicinity for the past week'innn an otticial trip , lo West,  returned lo Spokane on Thurs- Kootenay. lie reports that fhe  ('n>'- I wards   of   the   Government   are  , doing well and there is but little  Try Kerfthaw.s' for   new   fre.-,h   sickness among them.  ,1'rnil.   new   caudi'"^.    new   .nits.    new butter, new laid eiigs. home j     Al. Muni--, of Tra'cv creek was  bilked bread, cakes  and   pies   in j in lowll OM Thursday!  groat vatiety.   Wu also >.ell Cali-.    foniia cider and wines. ,   ��� -f|10 (p���.stiou of how to build a  Hkxi.-v K'kkshaw.     j^c.iioii .school house with   ^,0(i()  * j is htill agitating the residents of  \i. (). Jenuing-s weni  io  Perry i Fernie.  creek on  Thur.*��day. j    11 you want Fire. Life or Ac-  cidem iiiftUrauce. or a protiUihle  inve-sinient for *."> a month, call  on  M. A. Beale. -      '���'  A Baxter ot Weaver creelc  w;is in lown during ilu* wc*ek  Tlie Confederali(^n Lile Association issues an unconditional  accumulative policy which i.s the  mo.M liberal life insurance contract issued. A. Tj7 McDei'iiiot,  .agent-.'' ''���''���'.' ���...-*  Photografj) C-aniei-asat Caiin'.s  ,(ioverninent Agent Armstrong  went, out last Saturday to view  the proposed road up .Boulder  creek. ���  Ick GiiKAM at Mr.-.. A mine's on  Sundav.  E. Humphrey of ,Wolf creek  was a visitor in lown on Thursday, i,  W. li. lios-, has enlarged his  omV-c's. having taken in the  rooms recently vacated by M. A.  Bealn. When the improvements  contemplated are finished Mr.  Ross wi 11 have fhe most, coin fort-  able and complete offices iu East.  Kootenay. '   ..  , J. C. Tiykarf has seutin his  resignation a* ������mining rwcorder  of lhe Goat River Minii'ig Division, and Edward Mall-idaine,h;*s  been appointed  lo succeed   him.  Barker Dye Works of Toronto,  and Ontario Accident Insurance  Company, district agent, ol the  Identification & Protective Company of Mon I real,; besides being  accountant for the Fort Steele  Development Syndicate.  Look Out For Tho North Star,  ft   was   reported   during   the  week* that no boats would be run  on   the   Upper   Kootenay   river  this year,   that   the.  entire   Jlcet,  would be taken down the  Kootenay to the hike and  from thence  fo the La rd o river to operate on  that  'stream.       Inquirie.*    Avcro  made at headquarters   to  ascertain if the report were I rue.      B  was found to life true in pari, that,  fhe (! weiidoline   will   go   lo   the  Lardo. bin Hie   North  Star  will  make a few trips io Fori  Sleele',  and continue in commission during the season  if -business"  will  justify if.-  ���    S  When the 'rumor started there  was universal regret expressed  bill now there is rejoicing, and  it, i.s hoped that in a few days our  citi/jens will see a steamboat  coming--around the bend. .  LAKE & CO.  Dealers    In  General Merchandise  /VTHELM/VR,'B. C.  Prospectors    Supplies   a   Specialty  GROCERIES. HARDWARE, CLOTHINO. BOOTS and SHOES.  T T-I OMAS    M c V I T T I E  c  Fori Steele B.C.  //. L. (.' CM M.I .V.s. ,   '  /'. c. s. it' (j. /<;,  Fort, Steely I.5.C  \V. li. Ihw, 11. W. 11i:iu;h.mkr.  ROSS & IlliKCIIMl'R.   i  B;trriku:r.s      -      -      Solicitors  NOTARIES PUBLIC  CONVEYANCERS. . .  Fort   Steele,    ll. ��� Q  T.    EDE  LANDS and MINES  NOTARY   PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER-  Fort Steele,      - , B. C.  PREMIER HOUSE  SHEEP'CREEK.,.'-BV'GV'       K..J. HIGHBY, Proprietor.  ���   First-class Accommodation for Travellers.    ���  ,   li very thing    New  The   Wiiiderihere   Stage  Slops  Doth   Going  and |;Commg.,.'���".  ��� CHAS. ESTMERE, C. E.  Real Estate and Mining Broker,  Agent,   tor   l'<|iiit.alilty  jjif,,.   Assiirano.?,  (V��ri|��iiny'.  KIMBERLEY, 8. C.  Cori-ewpondeiice Sollclli-tl  1'. O. AddrtNs,  Kitnlierlcy via <'rx��-  brooW, l>. ''.'.''


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