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Array Library of Lcj  ASd  5j  * .MlNl'-.KAL   eKOUUCTlON  OI'-  ���5 POUT STEKT-K MINING  DIVISION .!  IN   I'JOO     $2,746,869  ����� vfuiHJr CSHniuiKnj��riji?uiKiQQ  3]  -MINICUAL   I'liOnUCTION   OK  1SHIT1SH   COLUMBIA  IN  IS-nj  $16,407,645       ,  *uui/uu\j!jxnji/UTjTivnnji/uiIvr��fuJF  Voi. 7  RORT STBBBB, B. C, SATURDAY, JUNB 22, 1901.  No 25.  New Advertisements To-aay.  Ci'miulian i'acillc aailway   'Thc.l. Stevens Anns and Tool Co���  ..1'iltfC  *    MINERAL FLOAT  ii  %*��**��*��****��*����**''  it is learned on good authority  tlial several mining deals of considerable, importance are now  pending. Some of the details  will be made1 known later  Strangers visiting Fort Steele  go away wilh the'impression that  tlio mines in our vicinity must of  necessity make our town one oi  great importance.  ,A crown grant is being applied  for by the owners "of the Big  Chief mine.   ' "   ,  Reports from , the different  mining sections are to the etl'ecjL  that there is an unusual amount  of development work being done  In fact, never in the history of  the district has there been such  activity. , . '     ,   ���  Dad   Sprague says-the Tracy  and, Lewis   creek's   connlry   is  coming to Ihe 'front, and that the  next three'months  will  witness  great changes in that section.    i  ���   A considerable numbor'of men  " are al, work developing the vari,  "pus propertiesrin tho vicinity  of  '   the Skookum Chuck. o     ,  .   An English court, recently re-  .   quired     to' - define    the-'   word  '���mineral"  held" that,   the   word  ���   "includes every substance   that  d, can be got from, underneath   the  -    surface of the earth-for the. purpose of profit".,  ,, Ail-umber 61"people have been  .    looking    over   the  'mineral , ro-  = sources,   and , they   all 'express  .  surprise at the showings on   the  claims  in   the ^neighborhood  of  Port Steele. '  .  f "A  large deposit of,coal  has  been discovered on the east  side  of   the   Kootenay    river    from  ' ' Thunder Hill.    The coal is   said  lo be of good quality.  It is no idle boast to  say  that  the mines in the.vicinity of Fort.  Steele were never  more llafter-  "ing.  Before another year rolls by  the Kooienay Central Railway  will have been constructed lo  Fort Steele, aud there will be a,  number of shipping mines added  lo the list of producing mines of  the district. ,  The man who slays with the  Fort Steele district will be  strictly in it.  There is more inquiry for mining property in South Wast  Kootenay just at. present Ihan  ever before. We can. safely  count on a. prosperous year.  Skookum Chuck  is  si, district  which,   unless   indications   fail,  promises fo be one  of   the  most  iinporliinf mining sections tribu  tary to Fori Steele.  South Kast Kootenay wil! produce n. vast, amount of ore this  year. , The tonnage will probably be as great as from any  other section of the Province.  Development work on the  Martin claim is progressing.  The Transvaal gold mines will  have lo pay $">(>,000,000, half of  the cost of the Boer wiir.  It is certain that there are few  districts in.'this Province offer-,  ing greater inducements to capital, "than the Perry and Wild  Horse creek pincers;.  The Bank's Bro's are taking  out some rich 'looking, gold  quarto    from     the   Dardanelles  raised lo $(i,0()0,()(���() and the taxes  will be $2-10,000. - Even1 this assessment, is fully 10 times less  than the real value of the pro-"  perty!  Nothing will more fully conserve the interests of fhe mining  industry than the application .of  correct business inelhods in securing capital for invesiihunt.  The mining outlook :il -Fori  Steele is very bright.  Chicago capitalists.arc expected at Fort. Steele, in the near  future. They ''will inspect the  Perry creek placer minus.  The most valuable copper ore  is red oxide (cuprite) it generally  carries gold and silver.  Worlc  on   tin1   Kootenay King-  will be pushed with vigor (lurim  the year.    *   < '  VHILIiIPPS   NOTES.  Survey Between Jennings and   Elko  *    ATjout Finished.  l''mm Our Own Cm respondent. \ ���  Phillipps, June li).���A. G.  Lindsey of Kalispell.. visitod'"fhe  village again this week and reports that Ihe railway will not  be built this year, and lliat'the  contractors have left Kalispell  for St. Paul.  A gentleman from Fernie also  visited, ns and he' says' .that the  road is sure to bo constructed  this year.. That the Crow's Nest  Southern Railway- Company  have purchased the 13. C. South  ern Charter from Elko to the  boundary line, and this is -the  reason' fhe application for' a  quarter was withdraAvn, , at  Ottawa. ���   .  ,.'  v  '  Meanwhile the ' <��� surveying  parties keep steadily at work  and remain "nfuni".      - ���������  In two' weeks the line will.,be  located, 'from ' Joimings to' Elk  River, aud the grading can then  commence at any lime.   A  ft is expected thai. Air! Wat-  kins and his party of .surveyors  will be sent to survey from' Elk  Hiver to the Crow's Nest Branch  Quite a number, of settlers arc  coming into British Columbia  from Montana points, some to  remain, others fo go to Alberta.  Dr. ' Dempsey visited Mr.  Sweet,-who had his leg broken  one mon ih ago by a falling tree,  he reports a steady progress for  his patient. - The Doclor set his  leg without sprints by just packing small bags of sand around  the injured limb, and the result,  has been satisfactory in every  way."  Mrs. Chas Lindsay who has  been very ill for two week's past  is recovering.  Messrs. Spry nnd Lodd, of the  q.nj-u^nprtTijj^  jj Late Telegraphic News |  duinTCruTjTlnSQTKKuT^  S,)ei.ial to Tin; Pkoki-kotok      '  Chicago, June 22.���Washing-  Ion "Park threw open ils gates  shortly after noon loday lo admit thousands of spectators for  the great American Derby.  London, June 2:2.���A tille has  been extinguished by the death  of Lord Wantage, since no heirs  survive him.' , '   ,  r London, June 22.���Reports  from South Africa show fhe  gold output to.be as prodigious  as ever. Since the mines started  May 1st, over 7.-17H ounces of  line gold has been extracted.'  London, June 22.���King Ed-  ward appears to have decided lo  secure worthy pictorial illustrations of the incidents. of his  reign. , He has commissioned  Seymour Lucas to paint a picture  of the royal reception of the  Moorish embassy.  Ashbury, New York, Juno 22.-  Thq season at Ocean��� Grove will  be formally opened this evening  and there will bo a continuous  succession of lecturers, meetings,  conferences and other features  customary to tho assembled pro-'  gramme until the leaves begin  to fall in September.  Victoria. June. 18.���G. G. S.  Lindsey, K. C, solicitor for 'the  Crow's Nest. Southern ��� railway,  and Auditor1 Wilsloy of fhe  Crow's Nest Coal Company are  here, Klias Rogers-., managing  director will be' here tonight.  Mr. Lindsey says^lhat survey's  are' being, made and that construction will commence immediately  d   , ,'  St'. Petersburg", Juhe'lS.��� The  Czarina, today gave birth to a  daughter. The child .will be  named Anastasia.  Laredo, Texas, June IS.���  Texas Rangers caught up with a  band of Mexican assassins, a  running light ensued, three were  captured, one was killed, one escaping.  Newport, lil. S., June lb���The  Cup defender Constitution resumed the tuning work today,  going outside and sailing back  and i'oiih between Brenton's  Reef, ligh(house and Point Judith  for about four hours.  good showing of ore: Tt is situated about one mile below Kimberley on Mark creek. It is  owned by J. C. Drewry.  The Kimberley and North  Star foot ball teams are, to play  a match game at the mine  Wed-'  0  uesday evening. "A hot game is  expected.  Miss Soper and Miss Dudly,  were out driving last Thursday,  when their horse became frightened and ran away, both ladies  were thrown., from the rig���.and  were badly shaken up.  J. C. Drewry of Rossland arrived at Kimberley on Saturday  last. , i  i. '  Finch & Jones shipped several  cars of lumber last week.  Mrs. Keer and' Miss  Grihdley  were visiting  Wood's ranch   on  Saturday, last.  ���S-TnTnTTTTTTnTmTTTTnnTT'fmTTTmWTm'TTrfTj;  g In Tunnel and Stope 1  t 0 ��� ���        a  <-HUUiiUUiiUUUUUUUUUUUkiUUiiliU->  CROW'S   NEST   SOUTHERN   R. R.  Construction to Commence In Thirty  '  Bays.  St Paul, June 1(5.���The Great  Northern officials say there is no  truth in the report thai tlie-railway from Jennings,'Montana, to  the coal mines at Fernie is not  to be built. The road is to be  built, and construction will be  commenced within thirty .days  and pushed to completion.  Dt'PON'T  GROUP.  A number of men are now at  work on the Dupont. group of  mines on Boulder creek. A pack  train loaded with supplies went  up last week.  Wll.h  HOUSE  CREE1C.  If all reports are true the Wild  Horse creek district bids fair to  be one of the most important  sections of the Fort Steele mining division. The development  of a considerable number of properties,, has led to increased activity on all' of the properties.  There are probably more men  engaged' in actual development  than any'other tributary district  lilJKK  CREEK.  , There are several promising  properties on Luke creek' and on  the Butte, in that vicinity. The  showing now made warrant the  owners in going ahead with the  development of the claims. The  Martin claim -shows four openings  nf one of which is a ledge  capable of running the pumps,  and doing all the hoisting, the  shaft is ..down some 45 feet, in  the bottom there is six feet of  rich pay grayel.  KOOTBXAV   KING.  Messrs. Voss'and Myers have  commenced work on the Kootenay King mine on Wild Horse  creek. .Development work consists of three' tunnels, No.'] tun-  MOYIE NEWS.  I-'roin Our Own ('onopoiiiU'rit.   ' .  ST.   EUGENE.  i-Moyie, June 21.���The concentrator was closed; down' for a  short'lime to,make certain necessary,repairs on- the, machinery,  but it is now running to its utmost" capacity.  The St. Eugene mine is employing nearly-. 200, men. and .a  large amount of. ore is coming  down the hill.  mllipps  survey   parly   visiled  last. Sunday.  Messrs. Alton and Gordon  visited tho ,snrvey cam]) last  week.  Messrs. Cameron and Smalling  of Kalispell passed through  Phillipps on their way to Fernie  The genial .Mr. Brandenburg  arrived  East Kootenay Stock.  A .-.Iced. .  Crowd JSd'dt Coiil.   ...    IiS'i.OO  Norlh Star  (i.'i  Snl I i \*:in  ~i  Silver-load Quotations,  Now York. June 'l'l:  I iiir Silver   Muxicini dollars   Lead     ...  '...  f\)|l|)(T '   Hid.  tso.oo  fiO  .V.)}  ���I..'IT}  \i\Xrl\  I him; 'Jil.���Si Ivor,  (id: load. C12'J.-  ."!-#(!: oop-  froin  v.ll  days ago.  A r.-i-iwanp'.''. Ocu  ,-diibit  What i-- n"e c 1 ill 1  \>rt   Steele  is  a  poriu.rieni  ore  exhibit,    a  collection of .ire-, for  hoAjii;   use.  The nec-essiiy for such an exhibit, is apparend Siraii-ii-rs  are visiting the town continually  and in order to give them an  idea of ���what, the country can.  produce they mlist of, necessity  visit'.every office in town. This  can be avoided by having a per.  manent exhibit, and a collection  mine on Wild Horse creek. gathered together would bo most  Last, year the United 'Verde | valuable." The .Prospector  ���mine in Arizona was assessed at j cabinet of several hundred speci-  NliOO 000, paying si fax of. $2J,000-j mens wiU be donated as a-  This  year  the .assessment, was] neuclus to a permanent exhibit,   j  London  1 H.'i\ .-Cii!) 7s dd: loud. CI2\7.s lid.  Sullivan stock was in demand  at Spokane during the past, week  The trade situation re-mining  supplies continues to show, improvements.  Lumbering     conditions      are  favorable.  Coal marl.'e'. remains uuchuiiiiod.  Coke production .iKFernie remains the same as last, week.  Kimberley  Notes.  Fiom Our (lull ('oi-W'sIhiikU'ik.  Kimberley,     June 18.���The  North Star mine  still continues  lo-ship about. -10,  day   excepted.  Urns daily, Sun-  ��� The monthly  shipments average about 1,1.00  tons.. The'ore going to the Trail  and Everett sine Iters.  ft is the infoiilioii of fhe. Sullivan Mining 'Company to put a  force of men at,work about the  lirsi of .'l.iilv.:  ������  IJ.':  il  Li.-er lias  OU'.  men!.'   worn  liuishci  On   'I Ik  I Iu:  mineral claim,   there  iis-  iyiug'  is  a  AURORA. ;  Workmen are still hammering-  away on the Aurora, though it  is possible that work may be  discontinued in the tunnel. It  is the intention of the owners to  sink on the ore as soon as there'  is no danger of water.  SOCIETY1  OIHU. 6  Arrangements are being made  for a survey of the proposed  wagon road,' and work .will commence inside of two weeks.  The barrel Brothers have returned from the Sullivan Hill,  where they have been engaged  in doing the assessment work on  the Parrel fraction, which is situated between the Hope and  Nero claims.  Tracy Creek. ��� ���  From (Hn- Own Corrt-^poiKli-iu.  KSTKU.A.'  Tracy, June 21.���Development  work on this property continues,  fhe ore body shows considerable  improvement. Tt is reported  that the force at the mine will be  increased in the near future. T.  C. Armstrong is engaged in insl ailing an air service in the  long tunnel.  HOWARD'   AND   CLARA.  Messrs. Beelinburg and Shira  tire engaged in developing fhe  above named claims.  Kl.Vfl   SOLOMON.  The annual   assessment work  is    now    being    done   on   this  property.  MAYI'M.OWICR.  Messrs. Reymer and Wise are  doing a large amount of work on  this claim. There is a. large  body of copper ore.uncovered.  It is ii concentrating; proposition.  PLAiVIOT -.GROUP-.  of high 'grade copper.. The  ledge is a strong one and can be  traced for several hundred feet.'  EST ELI-a. . ��� '  1 Tlie work on"the Estella group  of mines is still'progressing and  everything adds to the value of  the property. As has been repeatedly said the Estella>is.one of  the well developed properties in  this district., it, wil I make a mine  of great value. , With twelve  feet of' good,, concentrating ore  iii the Rover tunnel, and three  feet of high grade,, ore'in the  Estella tunnel,it is.demonstrated  to the satisfaction of the ow��ers  that they have a property that  is second to none in the district.  There is a large amount of ore  on the dump. The building of  the Kootenay Central will place  the Estella on a shipping basis.  ���T. C. Armstrong shipped .S00  feet of air pipe to flic mine on  Monday.  HUMMING   U1RD   OROC.'I'.  Nearly every day some one  comes from the Upper Si. Mary's  with reports of the rich ore  which is found in that section.  An outfit left" Fort Steele last  week to develop the Humming  Bird, Whipper-will, -Robin, Last-  Chance and Mountain View,  claims! The preliminary work  consists of opeu cuts showing  the main ledge to be about 20  feet in width. The ore carries  copper pyrites, grey copper and  galena.This ledge can be traced  through all of the'claims. ��� The  formation is dolomite lime and  quartaite.  MVSTKRY'.  On this property there is  eighteen inches of ore which will  assay 20% copper. Development  work consists of a tunnel which  is now in some 40 feet; besides  several open cuts. Adjoining  fhe Mystery are the Alice,  Thistle and Celtic.  nel is in over J00 feel, No. 2 iju  70 feet, No. :i in'&O feet. No. 3 '  tunnel will be extended, audi it  will tap the vein at a depth of  some 400 feet, the vein will then'  be cross cut to' ascertain its  width. The Kootenay .King is  the   .pioneer   ,location   in   East  ft f ,  Kootenay.  DAIUlKXKI.LIiS.   .  fi j i  The   Banks  Bro's returned to  Steele on Monday last, from   the ,  Dardenelles group which is situ- '  ated  on  the  east   side of Wild  Horse   creek   about   five   miles"  from Fort Steele.    Development  work  consists  of   three tunnels  now  in  230.   60 and  20 feet re-��  spectively, the quartz vein  has  an average width of six feet,   it.  is  a gold proposition.     On the  Ethel, one of  the  claims  which  form the group, a  recent strike  of galena and copper has ' been  made,   a  shaft   has   been' sunk  twelve feet, showing about   four--  feet of ore. ' ���    '  CARBONATE   KINO.   '  Manager Olson came down  from the Carbonate King mine"  ou Wednesday. He reports thai  the upper tunnel is now in 70  feet. No. 2,pr the lower tunnel  is ih tl 02 feet, at which point-the  hanging wall was encountered,  cross .cutting 'of the ledge..was  commenced and the cross drift"'  has been run for 2fi feet, it is ex='.-  peeled that in 2fi or 30 feet the  foot wall will be reached. The  ore is copper which will have to  be concentrated.  N. Hanson visiled the mine on  Sunday last.1 A wagon road is  toi be built from the Kootenay  river to the mine. Work will be  continued during .the summer -  mouths.  NORTH   STAR   MINE!  The quarlerley dividend paid  to the shareholders in the North ���  Star mine, on Saturday last,  amounted to three cents per  share, or a i..iai of ��30.000.  This dividend increases the  company's aggregate of dividends to *l!l."i,000. Of ihis amount  this year is credited $78,000.  o  LITTLE   HORN.  Olson and Adams are' working  on the Planet group, which is  situated on Wolf-creek.-  JOHN   HULL  GROUP.  The owners of the John Bull  group will soon commence active  development. A number of men  are now employed in building a  trail over fhe divide. Don McKay is superintending the work.  BILL   NYE.  Work lias "commenced oil the  Bill Nye claim, there is a fine  showing of gray, copper and  galena in the tunnel. The Bill  Nye is situated on'Trail''creek,  about .1.7 iniles from Steele. |  PERRY  CREEK   PLACERS.  Jack Thompson-and GusTheis  Messrs.  -Higbye,   Cadwix and j are now engaged in putting in  a  Grundy are  doing   the   assess-[large .'.water    wheel    on     fhe  ment work  on   a property near j Thompson placer lease on Perry  Ilio Rainshorn. j creek.    The wheel is a large one  D. Howell of Spokane arrived  at Steele on Thursday. He has  a contract for 100 feel, of tunnel  on the Little Horn, which is located on Tracy creek. Work on  the property will commence at  once.  GOLDEN   FIVE   GROUP.  T. T. McVittie, P.L.S., is now  engaged in surveying the 0olden  Five group of claims, which are  situated in the forks of Wild  Horse creek. The outfit left  Steele on Monday last. The  property is owned by Spokane  parties. Word has been received  that work on the claims will  commence about July 1st. Sev-  eral thousand dollars has been  expended in developing the property which has a line showing  of ore.  .IOILV hull group,  '   Mr. .1, Larsen one of the principal'; owners  of  the  John Bull  group of mines arrived,::, in. town  on Wednesday.    Mr.  Larsen 'on','  his arrival lost no time in securing supplies 'which were taken to  the ini nes  later    in   the "week.  Work   will   commence, at once,  and continue during the summer  and fall.    Mi1. Larsen expects to  be able to ship considerable high  grade ore this fall. d ������Af-Brrj* IU*     Jl7'.lf  " -"if'T^/H-���1 J"ir(M  THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B. C, JUNE 22, 1901.  ESTABLISHED    ltSH5  A. B. Grace,  PUBLISHER    AND    EDITOR.  THE PROSPECTOR, is published  ��� very Saturday, and has a guaranteed  circulation larger than any other paper  (n Hast Kootenay. It is all home Printed  and contains double the news of any  other paper in the district.  As an advertising racdic.n it  is un  excelled.  Devoted to the up-building of Fort Steele, the  development of the vast mineral resources of  ilie East Kootenay mining district.  Subscription's 12.00 per year  Advertising rates made known on application.  Contributions are solicited from all parts of the  district, but all matter intended for publication  must have the writer's signature.  ru|C PAPPR Is kept on file at theudver-  inlO iNrtn tising agency of Alaxander  ACo.. Suite F.. First National Dank Building,  Spokane, .Wash., where contracts can be made  lor lt.  Thic Pa nap Is kept on tile at E. C.  I Ilia rd-Uei DAKE'S Advertising  Agency, 64 and t�� Merchants i-xchange, Sau  Francisco. California, where contracts for ;ul-  vertising can be made for it.  Thic Pa nan Is kept on tile at the A. Mc-  I Ilia rA\iVl Kim A. Co. Newspaper AU-  ���etlsing Agency, Montreal, where contracts  for advertising can be made for it.  XIllS   XT A  ��CI    Graham &   Co's  book  ���tore, Spokane, Wash. ' '  greatness, ns the mining- lown of  South East Kootenay.  Oi course every town in Ihe  district would like to have a  smelter located in that (own, but  there are manj- essential features  required by the smeller capitalist  before he selects a site for Ihe  most important business connected with mining.  ���X-       *       tt  The Kootenay Central Railway  between Elko and Fort Steele,  when completed, will be of great  importance from an industrial  point of view as it will open up  immense bodies of mineral and  timber lauds that have been  hitherto untouched.  2*  Jii  Headquarters  for   Mining   and   Commercial  Men  Th  ffihe gpjfrgpector.  SATURDAY, JCJXE  1901.  **No En-emies  to Punish���No  Special Friends to Serve.''  T  HE development which is  properties in the vicinity of Fort  ,    Steele  is most gratifying,   and  the work in every instance  is'  productive, of good results.    It  is said that more work' is  being  done during the  present season  than ever before in  the history  of the district.     Continued development  will   attract  people  here who are anxious  to- invest  in mines having merit.   ������Inquir-  i  ies are received every day regarding the mining outlook. -Up  to the present time,   there 'have  been but few properties, outside  , of the four ship��>ihg mines, upon  which  work "enough   has   been  . ' done to determine their worth,  but now  there are a large number developed to a point  where  they can be shown  to  intending  investor's'.    The mining interests  r ��� of the district wereTiiever better  '' than at the present time, and in-.  side of twelve mouths, with   the  building of the Kootenay Central  .Railway, the future development  of our mines to a producing and  o  shipping stage, Fort Steele .will  attract as much attention as was  '���given   to   West   Kootenay   and  other sections of the Province  ��� in times past.  i  * ( ^  ���X        X        -X  What will bo.,done .with the  Charter of the Kootenay Central  Railway   Company?     was   the  , CHAS.   P.   CAMPBELL  t.  Undertaker  , and  Embahner  Graduate   ,of   Champion  College   of , the   United  'States.  Upholstering and  General  Furniture Repairing.  All Work" Guaranteed.   ���   '  Telegraph or Mail' Orders  Promptly Attended to.  Hotel  Cranbrook,  P. O. Box 127.  B.,C  AH    Modern     Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C  > i .  Large   Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  tst  -^  GEARY  & DOYLE.  Liveru.toFeed's Sale Stable.  ' Fort Steele B.C  'Regular ,Daily  Stasre meets all  trains at Fort Steele Junction.  SADDLE & PACK HORSES  1 EAMING OF ALL KIN OS A SPECIALTY  CARLIN  <fe DT7EICK  ti  MERCHANTS   GENERAL  Fort  NOTICE.  Tn the mutter ot the KmL.uc of Edmund  Cox Parker lute of Tort Steele. Rancher, deceased. ���  TAKK NOTICE that all parties havin-r  claims^iguinst the estate of the'above named  ICdmund Cox Parker, deceased, are required  on or before the 15th day of .Tunc. 1901. to >end  by fliail,- prepaid, to R. L. T Gnlbrauli. Fort  Steele, 13. C. a statement showing'the nature  of their claim, the particular-, of their accounts  and the nature ofthe security (If any) held by  them. l    , . '  AND PUKTIIER TAKE NOTICK that  after, the said 15th day of June 'the said  Executor, will proceed to distribute said estate,  having regard only to the claims of which lie  then has notice and will not be responsible to  lho holders of claims of which he has no notice  at the date of distribution:  Dated at Fort Steele thi.s 38th day of April,  1001. x  K. L. T. GALBRAITH  by  lUHVKV & McCahteh, his Solicitors.  Steele,  Best  ,   Ko^vtenay  Sole Aiients'ior the  Ganton Sim  COMPANY  This Steel is guaranteed lo be equal to Jessop's or Firths in all  Hard Rouic Woric �� ���        . -'   .  SOLK AOI5NTS  Grows N6st��Goai:xoMPANY  Giant Powder Gompanu.  Career   and   Character  of Abraham Lincoln.  An address by 'Joseph Choate, Ambassador to Great, Britain, on the'eweer  and ehai'iicter of Abi-aliam Lincoln���  his early life���his early struggles with  the world���his character as developed  in th'e later vears of his life and his ad-  question   put    to   Tuk .Prospector man last week.     Inside  of   three   months   dirt   will   be     . .      A.        , . .    ,  .   . , _,.. ,    _       I ministration, which placed his name so  flying between  Elko  and   Fort|  Steele, was the reply.  *   *   *  ��   The mines in and around Fort  �� Steele have been receiving the  attention of mining men from all  quarters of the globe.     There  has  been a great amount of development work done in the district, enough to  satisfy  capital  and promoters that with facilities  for   marketing   ore.   that    thi.s  section of the pi-ovince  will become a large and constant producer.     The fact that this district has an abundance of mineral,   many mines that are actually  producing  and   shipping   large  quantities  of ore,   and  a   large  number  that  are   under various  stages   of   actual  development.  also   that   it   is    practically    a  virgin  field  with great possibilities, has become known' all over  the   world.       These   facts,   together with the knowledge  that  railway communications arc to  be extended  to Fori Steele this  year,   and   possibly  lo   Windermere,   ha.s  caused   mining   pro  moters and capitalists to look to  this   district   for    mining    properties.  f. X <  With large bodies of ore. copper, gold, silver and lead veins  widening out, development work-  progressing rapidly, a bright  prospectof a railway this year,  Fort Stcelo can confidently  await still further development  and    the   approach     of     future  high in the world's roll of honor and  fame, has been published by the Chicago. Milwaukee & St. Paul Uailway  and may be had by sending- six (G) cents  in postage to F. A. Miller, General Passenger Agent. Chicago. 111.  Agents  Wanted ^  Sor-E  Agents  Mining Supplies a Specialty.  Agents for the   MASSEY   HARRIS    CO., Limited.  Farming   Implements.  McBride Bro's.  i i' *  j ' ' ��� �� . .  ��� i , . i-      ��_  ' ...        i ,  sjiGir t Heavy Hardware; :  Stoves/Granite ware,  *'   Tinware  Powder^ Fuse, Caps  Paints and Oils.  Sheet metal work of all kinds  promptly executed. c  Complete Life ' of Queen Victoria  REST BOOK  HliST TERMS  Outfit Mailed on Receipt of 15 cents.  Address  S. C MILLER & CO.,  Portland. Ore.. U.S.A.  Send stamp for tlie catalogue ol the  J. STEVENS ARMS AND TOOL GO. ,  P. o. Boi        ,a-ir,  CHIC0PEE FALLS, MASS, U. S. A.,  who make the most complete line of  riflea and pistoln now on the market.  ONE OF THE LEADERS.  absolutely   accurate,   a ^perfect   arm,  moderate in price, i'i the  .22, 25 f,nd "T^gl  .82 Jl. F.  No. 17,  Plain  Sights,  $6.00.  No. 18,  Sight*.   'Z^.*'1  $8.50.    -      'if  A TAKE        wf*'  DOWN.  Port  rewii-ig  -   '      FORT'STEELE,  B. C. '.  .'-  MANUFACTURERS     and     BREWERS'  OF    EXTRA    FTNE  BEER    %    PORTER  * 1 o  SOLD    BY   THE   BARREL,    KEG   OR    BOTTLED  Bottled beer for family use a specially  OUTSIDE ORDERS GIVEN STRTCT & PROMPT ATTENTION  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED TE^S1  Mutz & Scott, Prop's.  Fprt Steele  Meat Market  FRESH   and   SALT   MEATS  ALWAYS  ���^      ' ON HAND.  R. W. ROGERS, Proprietor.,  Fresh Halibut,   Salmon, Salmon Trout, Bologna  Sausage,  Butter and Eggs.    Fish and Game in Season. n .  Fort Steele  and  Kimberley.  JUST    RECEIVED  ,>l%%��������������%��U%����'l.%%������%%����%������%%%��,'MLWK&%'tL��.��%Wk������'KWU��%������%��'b<a'&%����^  WANTED:  AGENT for Fort Steele and vicinity for  tlie sale of linrdy lines of Standard Emit  Stock, Small fruits. Ornamental trees,  slmilis, etc:. Terms liberal. Apply nmv  to  PELHAM NURSERY COMPANY.  Toronto. Ont.  !  Assorted Car of Best Brands of'Flour  and   Meals,  etc.  Flour, Patent Hungarian and Strong Baker.  ,   Rolled Oats, Cracked Wheal, Wheatletts,  Cornmoal, Buckwheat Flour, Split Peas,  Navy  Beans,   Lima Beans, Pol Barley, etc.  Bran    Chops     Shorts     Oats     Hay.  Fleetwood Tea, a pure article imported direct from Ceylon  try it once and you will use no other.  Fresh  Breakfast  Bacon,   Hams and   Dry Sail Side Bacon,  Butter and Eggs.  POTATOES   �����d   CARROTS       f  FTREWOOD all lengths to suit all stoves.  THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOUR and FEED STORE  E. C. MILLER, Proprietor POST OFFICE BOX 836.  O?"'   AH goods guaranteed and prices also as being correct.  Send in orders.  ���/'  I.  ���i'i  \ if.  .):  i  .1 TilF PRbiiPEOTOlA, FORT STEELE, B. C, ,1901  r H'  H; R^  ForttSteeli B. G,  &ftdY^&^  r'f'y,  ���..'-f.'C'-r  ^i��l^3:^^^^@^^��fl^^li!^^^^^  ll^^j^lB^ii^^^^^^s^^^^n^  >ddd  f:1f  drdd^fd'  :-.Vfe'.=,:  Si'*:  ddyd^NOWd;!^^  ;;of;'theWeiir^  ���'���i:.:''."v','1.'.(L-.;r.'-d.:.'-; a : ���-/.-���.  ..;'>���-."-*���;���--"��� ���">''.���-Vj ��� -��� ;������'���������".: ;; ;��� .-; ;;���   -^,';d   --   ��� ,>���.. dV"-^'���������'���''" -y/V  'yd',:- ' ������ ���'���'-���' .ddd'.;'.:.'; . '-���.':.-;>.': dd-.  -.fd.-d.' ''��� -'-��� t; V    ���'''������ ���';dQ.''---'d '. d   .;.''������';',  |yVHd;|||S|d;:^  Fort Ste^ld ^  KfMBERLEY, B. C.  Th p.: Finest Liquors'.ami  Cigars and Bosl, Fiirnisluid  Kuoins in Town.,  J.   I.   GATES,: Prop.  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  ADVERTISE.  IN  THE PROSPECTOR.;  Trade Marks  Designs    ;.-  Copyrights &c  Anyone sending a'ultetch nnd description niny  'quickly ascertain 'our opinion free \\ liotltcr an  Invention Ih probably patentable. Cotmininica,  noun Htrictlyconfidential. Ilandhookon Patents  aunt. free, oldest liueilcy for sccurinn pati'iils. '  I'atents, taken tliroiiKh Muiin & Co. receive  special notion without charge, iu t!ic  Jitiierlcan,  P^EFEBlPy T0:ANY OTHp  MONTROSE BICYGLEiE^IFfiEE  on^Pin-oval to your address WITHOUT A CENT IN ADVANCE.  - Sr",a - US, TOUR ORDER, Btato whether you wish lady's nr man's  ' wno��'wvo color, hclttlit or ft-nino and prrar wanted nnd \VK WII.I. SIIll"  I III'. \\ H'r.k.1. CO. ]). on approval,'allowing you to micnito 'mid <���*-  aiiiino It fully licl'oro you accept if.   If it Is not all and irioroiliaii \vc  -    Claim lor it, ami a better wheel than you can pret for any where near t ho'  price rroin any one else, refuse it; nnd wo will pay all express elinrires  ourselves.   The."MONTROSE" Bicycle  <fc'| a e-n  at our���Spccial   Aunt's   ssunplc  pric<!  of A9 I QliILM  l!i";?���^^sl'*^'n7"''dcycle over, <>fren-<l.:  ^\V (,'Hin-niil.cutf, (������mnl  f?,. .') *'n " V';'!!l on the market, and ynu need iiot.acci'pl, itimr pnvn cent  ?����%. Us&.KLlU'i'* /"''I' i'1"' ''His melhiMl oi:...ulekl.v IiKi-ocIucIiik  our Itloo JI1��1M'1I.S. Tlds ollVr of a saniplo wheel at this Imv nW.v is  made to secure a RIOER A GENT in ca<rli town to W-iiiwciili us  and tal.-o orders. . imrairciiLi inula' nnuicv fast.  SPFfilFlfiBTinM?! l'raine. ���ja,��|1or!!(Iiii,..I,; ladles. 2i Inch, 'liest  1TrCy,V'r?* ' '"��*��� Shelby seomless tubing ��ill, f,,,v,.u ecuiiiet-  ucnis llusll joinl-s, improved eximudoi'Vlevlce to raslen seat post and-  handle bar; K.iyal Arch crown: -the relehnitiil ..Miivln India and bani.-er--  Uie easiest running 'Known; Iteeor.l ",v" tires, the luvl and nimal'tho  uiostexpcnsivetlreson l.liem.'ii'ket, Tlie trciuiliie #.| 3l.��lntt<.i- Ilvirleiii..  saddle! pednlo, tools mill accessories tlie liest, nbtaliialile. Knanielerl fn  Iplaclf, inaroou orccai.'b irrceu. Iilifbl.v liiifshi'd and ornamented: sneelai  llnished iiiekeliiiK on all bright parts. We.tlioroimlilv test c<nrvpiece  oi material that (.,��.�� inio this macldlie. Dili- I,in,II,u- YoiirVmiiir-  anlee bond with each lilcvele..        ' -  FRFF to anyone scinlint tlie it I ��.so cash iu full with order dte will  ��� iibl. send tree a Pennine Uiirdick Kl.tllin mile barrel pattern cyclo--  uietcr; oi-a.blt'liKi-ade Hour pump. Your money all back if you arc not  perfectly,satistli'd. . '    V   "      d '    .  fiHFflP WS4FCI9' W�� ''" "ot lulimifaetnre Hi" clienp dopartr  .���.,.*T?, _       ������.�� UCJLws -mont store kind of wheels, such as many new  AYeenri furnish ilictn,  "y v|^^^-��;s|;^#rjS^#^fe'����^5^��^  ^dddySdd:vif^vdVS::i^  ^yi^dvdrijdsj;^^  V:?dd|dvd,^  ?3dddd''did-i'$yS:0  i^d^;;idd"-:-^��;^:^  'yyYyAAyy^yAyf^ifAicyyy  YyYY^0y:'Jk^  UneYzc&il&dY:yy'yYYY  my dvt ��� ;.-������; y.y v,v':: - "������:' d ��������� -'"':":��� :A" ddd^v-dVd ������..���5>  ^.'''.THKoPltOS'PiiKiTOl-! CON'IJKS A"IHSTKIOT-- d, V S?'  >b   o. ���- ���: '- ���rvv^.:vV-'-;,-'--:v-"    :'d'. '������" '���,;."��� ":-\i.y~   r'v'-d".:*'  il/ vr.ARCI IrlK ������''I'.H.A'.N SOAIliKM PritMSVA-fCI >. Ih\S A   1\:  ;y.     :���������. ;���' ���..-.���'      ' <   ������ ' r^^^..,-  ;'..���'���"      .:���'���:���.'.   ������������.''   'r,''-ysi  ���: T.rA HOI IS,.FOII131 (! NT'O j 1;OI.-; I. A'I'it.lN.'  9)  ��l/-':-V;'-    :y.y.y ' "': d:v ';���" d^-.'V - ��� ':' d:' ���'���y-'AA-'-.-i   'r-  ^���^���^���^-jj-jj-^a '^^sia 'JSS'^'.S '^S'^'JS '-S'C?'-S "JS'^i'-B ^ n'J2 ^ ^!^3 *>C:'~2'���&���>*?-.  y-ay  yy.{i:y:y.  ^I'drrXte Paystreak Of i  Yiyy And NeyeryyPinches OutjdStake, One;! d^,T.he'vR^l��d^iil'.:-Beiv:T^  Y: y Tou^dlhterest.���:i?yyyy\y\ YAy y���' ;dd::;;''v;^v ���f:,:ydd'ddv\���:dd'"''^d:''::.,dVv'���..������''���  Y;- j;0]i7PRTNTrNGt OPr ALL; lHNDSv^EATLY' AND PROMPTLY  executed.  :-y:''y. 'Y;i'YyYyy''Yy.Y''-- ������ i ������:'���"���.���-���':. '"������������'���:'������' - './  v.-.ii.:-  ��� vyyyyy:yA.  -"(id!j  iiiiii  ���icyy.  ]d?i;  ;|||||||  yyy  yy:y  vddTO. THE DEAF.  , A rich lady cured of her Id-a t-  ness and Noise.s In Hit.', H.o:n!  )>y  ���A. Kiciiol sou's Arli!iq:;t!,;dl-^:i'  niii'i.-v'^iiv.e sRi^Uii'Ui liiix'didy  stili'ile, ,S;> t!i;il: (ifriii'viioojil.;'i!,u-  ���.ibleio. procure tiiod ,'Eii-r''' i)i'ii:ii.s  ii.iii.y IjiiA-o jhoni i'foe.. . -Ad'-iiVi-^s  X'o. 1 i fi is. d . Tho . Niclidlsiid : In:  s.tii.iite, y ��� 7y0,' Eii;'lit.li ��� AviriMifr,  SevNYiYU: S. A.   :   ' ���    .  H^Vv***^**VMA^*vi^%^AVkAVii.*^vva  OII^SE & QROPTS  C���. ateii.^",':!'^^"''^^-^^1^ ni"1 ��v". '"��� "'KiVf.'-"'"'  ,, ii ��� !1, ��������?(.��'���'!W*'(,! "'-*!'r7s lo ��l.'2.riOcomplete. We do noli miarautee nnnw'mi  ii end them. ItlU'-OItu ltlt��EltI.\f} al'liic.vclo of our one else, no matter who or l,���w  /���beap, write ���� ami let us tell you hn���- ,���!,eh wC can snv,. vou on the sain.' machine.  it you y-fj^BLE to BUY" "1,<?-'1 w��>-"'"'*'i--'i.v"''"  are  A handsomely 111nst.ral.cil weekly. l.:i:-jcst. circulation of any seientitic journal. 'I'erius, $:j a  ye-ir: lour mouths. $1.  Scid bynll nc-.vsdealers.  MUNN&Co.36'Broad^- New York  Braucu CHJlee. (TJ5 V St., Waaliluifiuii. X). C.  ...     . , KAlr.Y A ltl<'V<:l,IC l).vfliK-  inm,���i, i.,,-,,!-.,.,!-     .    '     ~    ...   , "~   T.~- ���  -ti-iliiit inir cafnloirucs forusa lewdavs.   ^\re need one person  wit?,     ��no, tnt^ IIAMI WIIEEIX taken ill trade whleli we.  ��iri�� ��im r ����?? wt1? CaC"! "m" ���"J1"'shopworn samples and 'nil m< Is very cheap.   .Send for Itarir.-ila Mil.  ^nJJ,.^H'.!.v,Mir'I��,-^  *'1��n<nic��tioned.   Uc refer to any tank or business house In Chieaco. or any express or  ranroad conipany.   \\cnvllIsend you letters of reference direct from tho lan-'est banks in CuWo if you wish it  SEND YOUR ORDER bo'lSd^rVJ^r^,^'^  I YJ, L, MEAD CYCLE GOM^NV, aucagofm.  JCAyEAVS, TRADE MARKS,  ...��"     COPYRIGHTS AND DESIGNS..  t* S<;iid your business direct toAVnsIiiii.'^ton,'*  i, r:ivch time, costs loas, better servieo. *  #- My office close lo TT. S. Talent Office. ' FREE pielimin- *  f ary exiiminat.ioiin<RiaUo.. Ally's fco not due until p.itcnt f  t in acenred PERSONAT. ATTENTION GIVEN���3 9 YEARS C  J ACTUAL EXPERIENCE. Eopk "How toobtalnPr.tents," <  J otc;, Rent free. Talents procured through E. G. Sipgers J  i receive  special   notice,   without charge, . in - tlio J  IM��EilTl��E '--'AGE  K iiiuBtratotl monthly��� Eleveuth vear���terma. $1. .1 yerir. <  or   (%   p P Ci n'r rt�� Lalb ot C. A. Snow & Co. )  fr'r'AIhtrrHft 9'i8 FST- n- vv-  $L. Ua tflUt5a��CSU}V.'ftSKINOTpN,   D. C  CONTRACTORS  All   Kinds   of   Brick   and   Stone   Work  IH��GKdi'ii(l LIME For Sale.        "PLASTERING  Promptly Done  THIRTY-IflH'fK YEAl?!i  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR.  24'Paces' :   WeeWy   :   Illustrated.    ,  INDISI ^NSABLE  TO MINING MEN.  $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.  SKXIJ KOlt KAMIM.U.COPY.  MINING ^scSitiflc PRESS  330 MARKET ST., SAW FRAHCISCt). CAL.  y^5  iiii  liS.'ferlOl  Thla lmc'k ���.���oiit'iin.^ one hundred an4  . I'-'1 <lf *J|-   l��'-��t  luiiKtToiis   rcutdtioin,  4 uiihiaciiitr i;��t .N'-j1*.. V..:.!.'.�� IrUh auU  T I'tllrii  (1.:jJ*:��-;s, lx,lli in ]n(-.t.awj verse,  as. well.-��,-; iiuninroin   c(*TitpnMtioii!t  uf  <'**��n- kind  iin.l 1-liur.icler.    $��iit/ihmU  TMHt.    villi   our���iHitj.lr l-.l   Cafcilntflitf of  Imk'Ich ttitf't iiovult^s l-T uiiJ/xcn ceutd,  .#4>iir:.-i*'<>;ii,V r.2<'Vnrlnne $  71 Vuaye St.,'     X'ortmto, l'uu�� ��� THE PROSPECTOR. FORT STEELE, B. C., 1001.  ##mmm��&&mmm*m��  H��  FORT  STEELE  *  The Mining Center of .the" District of South. East Kootenay  The Largest  Mineral Areas,  and the IVIost  b ������''  Extensive  r  Coal Fields on the  American Continent  are Situated in  South East Kootenay  Agriculture  Grazing and the  c     >'  Lumber Industry  s  are Prominent  Features of the  District.  ���   ���     'VI  -I  -1   'I  I     u.     J  The   Crawford   Bay   and   Fort   Steele   Railway  will   Tbe   constructed   this   year.  i*' t o -f . , ��  p  I ' ' f I , '  v - ' * ' . . .    i ���  The proposed Crow's Nest and Golden Railway, Recently Surveyed, will pass through  ���ffl  m  FORT  STEEI  A��d   Tap   the   Greatest   Mineral   Belt   of   the   District  Clioicfe Business and Residence lots for Sale  d' i  Apply to  Townsite Office. THE PROSPECTOR,  PORT STEELE, B. 0., JUNE 22. 1901.  ��he U$X0&pi>��t0x.  SATURDAY, JUN'E ��>, 1901.  A Wana Welcome.  Skagway heralded Uie arrival  of the Canadian Paciiic Navigation Company's steamship  Islander in its port on her lirst  ,_ trip by tlie following glowing  report, which appeared on tlie  front page of tlie '��� Daily Alas-  lean:"  ���'Sunday afternoon half of the  population ol Skagway accepted  the cordial invitation of Captain  .Foot  to inspect  the   steamship  Islander.       Captain    Poot   was  personally in charge and  he was  very solicitous to see that every  body  had  a  chance  to  see the  tine,ship and partake of the good  things. He was most ably assisted by Agent Dunn, Mr.   Humphrey and  every  member  of  ihe  crew.     They   were  all   just as  polite  and  attentive as  though  those aboard had paid their hard  cash to be taken care of.  [t would be difficult to give an  accurate    description     of     the  vessel   and    her    appointments  without going into the minutest  details.     The  ship's exlerior i��  well remembered by many Skag-  wayans,    but   the .interior   has  been so completely changed that  it was absolutely unrecognisable  yesterday.       The    iittings   are  most elaborate  and   the  decorations  arc all  of artistic merit  -and , present/a harmony of view  which.is indescribably grand.  The  dining saloon -is   exceptionally large for a  ship  of  the  proportions of the Islander.    Its  finish could scarcely be liner,   it  would  seem.     The. furnishings  of the ladies' cabin, the lounging  roonrand other parts are of  the  finest.     One 'of  the  attractions  which   is always  looked  for by  .... the sea traveller  is a chance to  ��� promenade. Tho     Islander's  cabin is so located that a splen-  0 did walk can be had around it.  But it <>is  in  the'state rooms  J     where the well being of the pas-  seuger       has    been     zealously  guarded.      Every , arrangement  and detail which  could  possibly  contribute   to   the comfort has  beent   provided.       Prom   main  truck  to. kelson,   from   stem to  stern the ship  is  kept scrupulously clean.     As'many wended  their way up town after viewing  the vessel and enjoying the hospitality   of   Captain   Poot they  were constrained to say she was  the finest  vessel with the most  popular skipper on the'run.  On the way -up there were  many musicians ou board and the  last, night out a concert was  given, at which T. R. Humphrey  presided.  The Test of Sincerity.  Every man fools   instinctively  that'all the beautiful  sentiments  in the world weigh less than one  single lovoly action:    ancl   that  while tenderness of  feeling and  susceptibility "of generous emotions are accidents of  life,   permanent goodness is an   achievement and   a quality of tho life.  ''Pino words," says one   homely  old   proverb,    "butter   no   parsnips";   and  if  the question  be  how  to  render those vegetables  palatable,- an   ounce   of   butter  would be  worth   more   than all  the orations of Cicero.  The conclusive evidence of a  man's sincerity is that he gives  hi msolf for a principle. Words,  money, all things else, are comparatively' easy to give away:  but when a man makes a gift of  Jiis daily life and practice, it is  plain that the truth, whatever it  may be, has taken possession of  him. Prom that sincerity his  words gain the force and pertinency of deeds, and his money is  no longer the pale drudge 'twixt  man and man, but, by a beautiful  magic, what erewhile bore the  image and superscription of God  NOTICE.  Sim.v (Ijis after il.itt* 1 intend lo apply 1o  tlie f'Jiicf ('mimiissiuiK 1 o! I.,mils .md U'mi ',��  foi pes mission to u'it .tiid !.m\ ,twn\ UiiiIm r  fiom the followiiik d( seiilnd l.nuls < oniiiicne-  niK .it .i jinsi .ilioui tliiPL rli.inis ( asi ol the  Oo'don ui.id bum run' the .mh and ttili mile  jwtsf. iimiiTii}; < .ist 40 eh.un-, theme south HI  chnins thenc west hOchuins. Hkmci; noitli to  diiiiiis, tlienee e.ist 10 cb.inis to pi.ice of com-  niC'iieemciil ('ouuiinlu^ bid .Hies moie m  less  D.ited this titli d.iv of .rune, Iiml.  n w a cjih^hoi-m  MJNKKAL ACT. ISiio  (KOIIM I.)  ("hlll'H'K'A'lK OK IMPIKin.VI-Nls  NOTICE.  NOTICE.  .SIvH d.ijs .iftei (Lite 1 intend lo upph lo  lho Chief Coininissiouei of l..mds ,md Woilrs  foi-pei mission lo cut .mil (,u i y .iw.iv tnnliei  liuin  the iollounif,' desLiiiKd   l.tnd  in Soulli-  Jl.lst  KOOII'II.IV        CoillllKMICllI!! .11 .1 post   .11)0111  llnce eh.niis eiist ol the (.olden io.ul, .iml between the .11 .md I'i mile post, llieeie east 1(1  eh nns theiiec noilh SII eh:.ins Ihence \usi so  eliains, theiue south SO ( Imhis, thene. east in  chains to place ol (Oiuinem etiienl i onl.iininj.'  IWO aeii's moie oi les^ . >  A  li uuaci:.  Ualed lliis Tth il.i\ of"!line I UII.  NOTICE.  i Take notice. si\U days afu i due I intend  lo apph to tlie CIik f Coininissiouei of Lands  and Woil.s tor pei mission to ( ut and i.n iy  .iw.ij liiubei fioin tin; following ilosi'iibeil laud  in Soulh-IO.ist ICooten.u. ConiineiiceiiKr at a  post planted about thicu chums east of the  Colden road bet��ien the .1 and :M mile posi  tlienee east -111 chains them e noitli siicliams.  llicnie west Ml chains, tiience south .so ��liaius  tiience oast 10 cliiiins toplateofconinieiicemelt  contiiiniui.' 1140 :irn>s moie or less.  JAMES CiltKKK  n.iied  this (>lh da\ ot June HI01.  MASTODON,     WHALE      AND     GIANT  MINERAL   CLAIMS.  Situate in tlie Vtnl S;eele Mimiiir  Pulsion  Of II.isi ICoot(n.i\ Distncl  Wheic  located       On   Poiv Cieel,   .ilioui  oik and a half miles fioin its mouth  Talie notice that 1'Thos T McVinit' 1'iee  Alum s Cei tillcalc 'No jil.'lil". Ajii lit f��n the  Mastodon (J old and Coppei Com pun Kiel-  Mmei sCei tilhate .\To n-4.2794 mli-iid sist\ il.ns"  lioni the date heieol to apply to the Minnie  Hecoulei foi a Cei tilieate of linpioyenieuls, foi  llie p'nposc or obtaining a f'io��n Ci.nil of tlie  abo\e (Linns  And fin thci talte uotK e that ailnm _unclei  stctiiiii ,(7 must be coinmentid hefoie Uie ismi-  au'te of such Ceiiilicate of Inipioieincnis.  Daied this .Will day of ,Mu\   111(11. A I)  -M- 'I'flOs  T  MtVI'I'TJi:  CANADIAN  RAILWAY  Summer  Vacation Trips  "Pan-American  Exhibition  BUFFALO ��70  JULY 2.  li).      AUGUST (5,  20.  | CAPITAL WANTED.    I  .MINUKAI. ACT   iw.n  0 OHM   I' )  ( 1.1! I H'leVI K or   IMIMIOl'KMI- NIS  NOTICE.  NOTICE.  .Sixty il.us ttfiet (laid Intend to apph to  the Chief Commission! i of Lands and i\oiUs  for pel mission lo em and e.u-iy iiw.iy timbei  fiom the follinMiiK descnbed land in Soiuli-  lOusi Kootenay. Commence!iik at a post about  tinoe chains east of tlie Golden loml between  the .ISnnil-II mile post tlu neo cast -10,chains,  tlienee south b(> chains., tlienee vest bO eliniiis,  thence noilh HO chains thence east -11) chains to  place of commencement 'eont.uniu;,' (ill) acios  moie oi less  ��� J. A   irARVHY(      0  Dated this, Till day of June 1001  CANTON MINERAL CLAIM.  Sun,ue in the Koii Steele Minim.'  Division  ol ��outli ICasi Kooteiiiiy  Wheic located. On lluclclebeii-y "lilll.  iibout four miles fiom KI in be i ley, IS. C.  T.il��' uoiiie that 1 Neil Mel.cod Cuu.ili  as Agent foi I' (* Andtciis, l''iee Alinoi's Coi-  Ulicit! IS -1 SlirT. intend sixty days lio.n the ilate  heieol, io apply to the Miniuf; Kccoidei foi a  Cei ti Hi ale of luipioveiiients, for the put pose of  obi am mi,' a Ciown Giant of the above claim  Anil lui thei take notice that action undei  section .17, must be commenced heroic tin issuance of such Cei tillcalc or liupioM'iiicnts  Daied this Itllli day of tfau-li. 1001. (,  I-'- '.VKIL McT.liOO CVllltAS  Epworth  League Meeting  SAN   FRANCISCO'' ��30.Of)  JULY 13,' 1-1,  in.  Christian Endeavor Convention  CINCINNATI   *(>H.50   ���  ���J IJLY 2,  H.  National Education Association  ,  DETROIT ��71.2.")  JULY 2.  i}.__,  For tinie-taliles. rates unci full' info  illation cill on or address nearest   loci  il"ent  t  t  �����  t  t  ��  t  t  ��  To Develop  The Rich Mineral  Resources Of  South East Kootenay.  Partially Developed,                                ��� ' ��  And Undeveloped Coppei; |  And Silver-Lead Properties I  Arc Offered For Sale On       '      - ' f  Liberal Working Bonds. J  TOR    REPORTS.    AND    INFORMATION; WRITE TO 1  CHARLES  ESTMERE. f  Kimberley,   B.C. 1  SiiiiUiiiiiiiiiiauiimiaaiiiiuuauuaiiiiaiiiiaiiiiiiiiaiiaiiiiuaiaiuuiiiAiiiiiiiiui  NO'I'ICI  I'H^-lJMl'TORS  I..\NTI)b  CUO\VNT  1     lai  itieiiuon of Pic-emploi's   of Oiown  ands is hoieln  ealhil to an amendnient  to the "r.and Act," pnssetl in the last session'  of the 1j( ���'islalnie nlncli pioyules  as follows.  yi/.-��� '  ���'il Pio-emptois of Cioun hinds uhctlici in  ane.us in payment ol instilments ot put chase  money oi not who at the tune of cohiuik into  roieeof this Act h.u-e obtained Cei tnlc.itos of  Iiiipio\enient oi who shall h.no obtained  Cei11Mimics ol lmpi-o\tmeiit within twelve  months theiealtei, shall on eonloiminj; with  the pio\isioiis ol the 'IV-uicl Act except ns  heiebv alteied be entitled to obtain Ciown  grants of then-pi e-empiion claims upon completing payments or puichase money at the  late of suveiuj-live cents pei .icie and Ciown  Kiant fee-, winch pivincnrs m,i\ be'made as  loi lows ��� ��� ��       ,  ��� Twcntv-lnc cents pei aeie on oi  heloio the  .list day or Decembei. I!WI  'L'wenty-lne cents pei ncic on or heloie ihe  HOth il.iv'ol .luno, IBO:      c  ,    "aud the lem.uninK ���  ���Twenly-li\e cents ])Ci acie on oi heroic the  llslil.i\ or Decembi l 110V! and without am  ruiihei pawnent ot mteiest 01 ane.us of  lnteust  W ,S t:ORH  Ih'jiali/ CommisMtnier oj Ltuuh if- W'orh s  Lundr. and Work* IJcpurliiient.  ���   YkKntu. li  V.. J'���l June. 1901.  BRANDON MINERAL CLAIM.  .bituale in the Foil Steele Mining Division  or South l^ast Kootenay '  Whcie located On Ilucklebein Hill,  about fom miles fiom Kimbeiley, It. C.  Take notice that 1 ( Neil McLeod Curian  as Assent foFT Majne Daily Piee MinersCei-  tilliate No I) Sl..->72. intend sixty days fiom the  date heieof lo apply to tho Mining Recoidci  foi a Ceitilicate or Improvements for tne pm-  pose ol nbMiniiiK .i Ciown Giant of the abo\c  clnim.  Aiutruilhei-lakcnoticctli.it nction. undci  section XT. must be commenced berore the issuance or such ceitilicate or improvements  Dated this Iblli da\ ol Maich   11)111.  \Z- NK1L, Mcl.lCOD C'UHUAN. Aftcnt  C. VI. MANSFIKLI).  J. S. CARTER,  Dis. Pass. Agt.  Nelson.  Af,'t. Idirt Sloelc.  E. J. COYLE,  A. (J. P. A.  Vancouver  i  The PROSPECTORS' EXCHANGE 8  NO.   4   K.-W..-C.   BLOCK,   NELSON7   B. C.  ^ilvor-Luad'" tttid Copper Mine* wanted at lh(j   liXCJrA^VGI':.'  properties  wanted  af once'for fta&tern  CROMARTY MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in the Koi-t Steele Mining;  Division  or South Kast Kooienay  i    Wheic   located       On; Uucklebei-iy  IJiil  about loin miles fiom Ivimbeilev. Ji C  Take notice that 1, Neil McLeod Cunan as  'AkciiI for It S. While PieeAIinei s Ceitilicate  No U.31 ."i'i intend simv da\s fiom the date  heieof to apply to the Mining Rccoidei foi a  Ceitilicate or Iinpiovemenls roi thepuipose  of obunninn i Crow n G i ant or the above claim  And fm ther lake notice thai action undei  section .IT must be commenced befoio the issuance or such ceilihcute of impiovcments.  Dated.llns Kith day of Maich   1901  1-2- NKIl.rMcLKOD CUURAN   '.\��CM,  SHORT LINE  BETWEEN.  5TPAUlrCHICAG0  nw*u�� ...ruirAr.ri  KahWity-CHlCAGO.  FULL   HOUSE   MINERAL   CLAIM.  Situaic in ihe Koil Steele Minim;'* Division  Of South K.i'.t Kootenay  When- located Ou Uucklebern Hill  about four miles fiom Kinibeile\, li C.  1'ake notice thai I Neil Mcl.eod Cm i.in. as  Akciii foi A Maude Williams Flee Minei's  Ceitilicate So_ Li. .11 V4 intend si.\l\ da\s fiom  the ilate heieof to.ipph to the Milling Kccoidei' lot a Ccililleatc ol lnipio\ements loi the  pin pose ol obtaining a Ciown liiant or tin  .ibo\e claim  And tin thei takenotieclhat action   undei  sC( tion ,17. must be commenced betoie the issuance or such certiiicale of impio\enients  ,      Dated this Kith day ot Maich   1001  12- NIOIL McLI'.OD L'URKAS   Ajiiut  Lt*   "fttxC  :- ���     ?>  ^'otii- attention is 'culled to the  ������Pioiiccivbiniited" trains of-the --.Mil-  waukee ..V; St Paul Railway." "The only  ]ierfect trains in the world."' ~  Voii \\-ill Iind it desirable to ride on  those trains when "oiii" to any poinl, in  the Eastern States or Canada.1 They  connect with all Transcontinental  Trains and all Ticket" Ayent.s fell  tioketb.  Kor further.information, pamphlet*,  etc. 81-jkjiiiij Ticket Asjcht. or  R."L. FOl'vT).   .       0. ,1.   l-ZDVV     '     a  I'tiss. A��cut. rienoral Auent',  SPOlCANId I 'Ol ITdAiSm.  (Jold  ,   a I'TiKI-:   MILJ,1X(!   fiOl.O  investors.  J'artics  havinj.-  mining   properly  lor  sale are'i'eono��ted  .samples ol their ore io Uie F.XCXIA'XGK foi- exliiliition.  , We desire to hettr Irom , prospeolors'Who  have  nrominin"-  elaim.s in Ijriti.sh (Jolnmbia. ��  Probpectors   and   niiniiijr men  are  requested  to, male  C11ANGI0 their headquarters when in Nelson.  All -samples should he sent by express.' PREPAID.  -, (r:oi'i'c.spoiidonce .solicited.    Address all eonimunicaiion- ui  �� ANDREW F..ROSENBERGER,  f) '   'telephone So.  Kl/I.^  P.O. Iio.\ 700.' .Vlil.SOX, u.fi.    /)  to send  r mineral  the    F.X-  MlNEb  NOTICE.  C^NAOIVN Co.N I l.NOKN I l���;^KMI"l ION AC I'S  A LI. retiiincd houih Ariican Voluntccis who  have not alic.uh done s.o are lequested to  comiiiuuiiiite with the undci signed uithouide-  lav. .is also the next ol kin of those deceased oi  of those who lnae not \et leinined ^to .Uutish  Columbia oi nnv othoi pei sons inteicsted in  ininniK piopeities held In such Volunteeis  The latest dale possible loi lOcenuiK applications loi exemption undci Ih!' .iIiom-Acts will  he ilui 111sl ol July, pioxuno  KMCIIAKD AIcHhMDIO  Mmisloi ol Mines  Depailnieut oi Mini's  - rietoiia   II   C   .tul .lune. IS>DI  MINT.UAL   ACT'  (fOUM  I' )  CKItimcA'll. OF   IMPItOVKMlJN Is  NOTICE.  Guaranteed $900  Salary   *�����������?���  ,.Men anil women of yood address represent n.s, some to travel appointing  .loents, others tor local 'work lookino  alter our interests, $!)00 salary ^litii.111-  teod yearly: extra commi.ssions and  expenses, rapid advancement, old established house. Grand chance for  e truest man or women to t>ei:ure pleasant, permanent pisitton, liberal income  and Itiiuiv. New. brilliant lines Write  at once.  STAF.--J,"-   ip.    ���   ,  ii'.i Church s... N. \y  liuen. Conn  Old A lie. Black Prince. Nancy llankb.  Kdiuyut Israel ion and Clue .lay  M inertil Claims &  Situate in the foil Steele Mining Dmsion  or Kast ICootenay Distuct  Wheic located���About iwo miles noilh  west or Dull Knot on Itui 111 Cuek.  TAKK NO'I'ICD thai I Kenneth L Unmet  (.iKeni roi the Caldwell Mines Limited' Fiee  Minel s Ceitilicate No II .11IT-J) Fiee Minei s  Cortillcute No. H .11110, intend, si.\t\ days rrom  the ilate heieof, to.ipph to the Mining Hetoid-  er foi a Ceitilicate ol linpiovenienls, toi the  pinpose or obuiiulin; a Ciown tii.tnl ol the  abo\e chums  Ami lui thei take notice Ihal action undei  section .!7, must bo commenced heroic the issuance of such CeiItllcate ol liiipiovoiiionls  Dated this secend (lav or Mav  A. D ,  1901  Ih- KDNNKTll  1.   UUIINKT  GflNN & GO.  The .Mobt Oompjele Health  Resort on  Ihe Continent, of North America.  1 '  Situ.tlrchiiKlst^rcncry uiinvtLllcU lorOiuiHlrur  Halcyon    Hot    Springs  I io in ns llslun-Canj*ar;..m Rcsiileiit Phy-  \, livcursious OOllllal IUIII sici.in A Nurse  Halcyon Springs, Arrow Lake. li. C.  In lelOKiaphic communication ,  Willi all parts ol ihe world.  Two mails auivc and depart every day.  terms, >>IS  io  M8  per week, iiccordiiiK  to residence in Hotel or Villus.  Its liathsCuie all Nervous and Muscular  Diseases lis Waters Heal all Kidney. Liver  anil Stomach Ailments.  KIMPTON   &   PITTS  WINDERMERE g& DONALD ;  General Merehaiits  Mining soODiies a SDecialtu  r     ,   ' fl ' ' A ,     "  Miners going novLhwarcbvia Oanoc River Route will Iind it a large��  sftvii-igand convenience lo procure-their supplies at' Donald. ��  '   ,   , SOLE AGENTS for    ,.  s  t- I. r ,  Canton  Steel Company  -'\riiKlprmere, Golden and Donald \  ,   "^jining Divisions.  Agents at  Windermere  for the California Giant Powder Co.  East Kootenay  Bottling Co.  | N.HANSON, |  CLEAN S.-.ED OATS  Vick's Improved American Banner  I'xIiiM lii-'iiv \ vieliliii"  General     Merchants  Fonr RTiiior.K,  li. G.  I'd.'t-rr  Aerated Waters  Of all kinds.     -.  Syru]-)s, Champagnes, Ciders,  Ginger Ales, ]?tc.  General iVlercHattt  Lwiq[��or Dealer;  AND  Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber.       A large assort- 3  mcut of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always   ' 3  a oh hand. %S.  ,      DIMENSION      LUMBER     A      SPECIALTY.      ' ��  AT   $l-50   PER   100  i-\ o. h. c.\i;s co^\'r^Jl':^'  POUNDS  . AdHIOUTA  C. ELTON, Livingsfono, P.O.  Fort   Steele  BAKERY,  H. A l, ie , Proprietor.  KIVERSIDE   AVKNU'K  Opposite1 Post   Office.  'IdMOKIIAUSKI  Watciimak-i:i{  an u  Engraving.  River.siilc .Yvonne,  Fort Si,feol<i.''k O.  (JONI'MSCrriONEU'V  iS'J'A'I'ION'HUV  Gkjak-k.  Post Oi^ifiui-:   Stohk.  WANTED TmiSTWOKTHV MEN  AM) WO,\H:N to Ii.im'1 iiml .i(l\i-ilis(.  fur niil i'sl:ililis!ii'(l fnnisc nf sdlnl lin.in-  cnil staiiflin-j S.ilni \ -fTNl .1 \ i-.u- .iikI  oxiionsiis. all -luyalili'. in i.-asli. Kit i-iin-  .vassinjf i-ccjnin.'d. CJivoTofijro'n.ocs.aiH.l  encloW; ,s��lf" addrcHsi.'il .slanijiwl ..on-'  velope: Address Mannger, .S;"i;j Caxfon  IllUa;.! Ohicajfo;  Soda   w.itor  in  .siphons.     Tlio  ino-1  I'conrtniii'al way to liandlo it  ANDREW   NEIDIG  GONTRflGTOR     and    BUILDER  UOUSr. AND SKIN PAIN'I'INU  CAI.CI.MINi.Vfl iiml l'A|>K|t  llANHINi;  FOR'J1 STEELE, B.  U.  t  K'"    All   work ]irom])t]y done.  WflSfl.  BG.  ^uiiiuiiiiuiuiiiiUiiiiuiuiiiimmiiiiuiiiaiiiiiitiuuuuimiK  The  Waldorf  FERNIE, B. C.     OLD-TOWN  HIGHWARDEIM &, SON.  PIONEER  BARBER;SH;0P  .Every tli i ilg Sti-ictl y Fi rst Cl 1 ass.  Next door to the Prospector.  S PL UN DID ACCOMMODATIONS  i  Sample Rooms for Commercial Men  No Traveller Should Pass the Door.  The trail runs .-within ton feet of'the house.' Good  Barn and plenty of hay and grain. If you patronize tlu;  Waldorf you will never regret it.  H.  A.   KANOUSB,    -      L    Rroprietor. THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE,  B. C, JUNE 22, 1901.  North Star Lodge  NO. 30.  A. F. AND A. M.      G. R. B. C.  ���A PO'RT STEELE. B. C.  Regular meetings���1st Tuesday in each  taonto. at eight o'clock. Visiting Brethern are  cordially Invited.  t- .A. C. Nelson, Secretary.  '  Rocky Mountain Chapter  NO. 125. R. A. M.  FORT STEELE. B. C.  Regular meeting's���2nd Tuesday in  each month at eight o'clock.  Visiting-   Brethern   are   cordially  invited.   '  R. L. T.< Galbraith Scribe E.  ��Jj�� %fv0&pext0x.  SATURDAY, JUNE 22,  1901.  vTTTTTTTTmTTTTTTTTTTmrfTTTmTmTmTITTTTTn^  I  LOCAL NEWS. I  ���MiUililililUilUilililUUUUUUUUUlilUl^  ' Born:���To the wife of Richard  Fraser, a boy.  B. G. Han ley, Nortbport, J.  Oliver, Delta and L. Lavaseaur,  Fernie, were registered at the  Windsor on Monday.  E. C. Smith, M.P.P., relumed  from Fernie on Monday.  Government Agent Armstrong  left on Tuesday for Nelson.  R. O. Jennings went  to  Kimberley on Tuesday.  Professional.  ,�������. S. lfcCarter. '  J. A. Harvey  HARVEY & MoCARTER  Bmmattris,  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers etc.  FORT  STEELE, 15. C.  > BBVELSTOKE STATION and GOLDEN  COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY     MADE.  T. McVittie, P.L.S., left Fort  Steele on Monday to survey the  Golden Five, mineral claim.  The increase of p9pulation in  Canada is very slight. The increase in the public expenditure  has been enormous.  Malcolm Mclnnis, P. Burns  and Mr. Allen were registered  at the Imperial on Sunday.o  Attorney Gurd was at Steele  on Sunday last.  Joe Taenhauser returned from  the St.. Mary's district,  on   Wed  nesday.  Very few prospectors are left  in town, the line weather causing them to strike out for the  mountains.  ���  Water in   the   Kootenay   river  is rising.'  Rev.'  Father  Coccolo  was   in  town on Thursday.  M. McLeod of Nolson,   was at  the Windsor on Thursday.  T.   G.   Armstrong   is    at   tho  Estella mine putting in air pipes  Captain Armstrong arrived at  Steele on Sunday last. He came  down from "Windermere in a  canoe. "      ���>  W. R. ROSS  Barrister,     -      --      Solicitor  NOTARY   PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER.   ���  Fart Steele,   B.   C  T.    BDE  ��� LANDS ,and MINES  NOTARY PUBLIC  COLLECTION'S ��iven PROMPT ATTENTION  Fort Steel^. B. C.  Dy. King in company with a  number of ladies aud gentlemen  visited Steele on Sunday last.  On Tuesday the .boys at the  Government office were having a  smoke with ''Dick the'First" the  new government official.  X." Hanson aud A. Grez inspected tlie Carbonate King  mine ou, Monday last.    ��      '   ".  Fobt Stkli Dcvelopmknt Syndicate Ltd  13�� Leadenhall Street, London, England.  N. A. WALLINGER, ',    FORT STEELE.  POST OFFICE BOX S.  Douglas Corsan  ���   ������     -    , (CM-MD.)  OKFICE���RiversldeAveuue. L '  ' Next Door, to Bleasdell's Drug Store.  THOMAS 'McVITTIE  R.Iw.S.  <�� CB.  , (    Fort Steele B.C.   >  Fort Steele Flour and Feed  Store can supply brail, shorts,  oats and all kinds of flour ai.nl  meal, hav baled or loose.    '   *   ���  Colonel and Mi-?. Henderson  were in town on Wednesday.  Mr. and Mrs. A. "i'i. Feu wick-  came up from the ranch on Wednesday.  E.' J. Peltier of Cranbrook was"  in town on Thursday.  Harry Olson, manager of the  Carbonate King mine, visited  Steele on Thursday. ���  '  W. ��� H. , McFarlane   of   Tracy"  was at the Imperialsoh Friday. *  Wedding- Bells.  A  very   pretty  wedding took  place at  the  residence  of Mrs.  W.   R.   Ross  on Wednesday the  19th inst when Miss Eva   Young  was  married  to  Mr.   Harry A.  Guess    of    Keewatin,   Ontario.  The bride who looked  charming  in  a becoming gown  of   white  silk with renaissance lace and' a  spray bouquet of white  flowers,  was suppoited  by  little Misses  Dorothy Edwards  and   "Dinah"  Ross,   in   blue and pink respectively.       Mr.    George ' Guess,  brother of   the  bridegroom and  Master     "Hilly"'     Ross -   wore  groomsmen.    After the wedding  the bride held a reception which  was  attended   by many friends:  The bridal'party  then  departed  on their honeymoon.    They will  visit Greonwood, Ban(T and other  points, and will  arrive "at' their  home in Keewatin about the lirst  weok  in  July.     The  bride was  the    recipient - of   many   costly  presents.  Q-ruvuy\rinJinivyvvv\rpiiv%rv^^  HENRY KERSHAW.  General     Merchant  Fort Steele, B. C.  For Patent Medicines.  For Fresh Fruit.  " For Fishing Tnclclc.  For Newly Laid E#gs.  For Stationery in Great Variety.  Try KERSHAW'S.  i  }���:  lUisuuwjviiJinlnriJ'trij^^  , C. M. .Keep on Friday left  for  Windermere on the stage.  Harry A. Guess, Keewatin,  Ont., is visiting at the residence  of"W. R. Ross.  MMflCK   t   DEMPSEY.  CONTRACTORS  AND "      s  BUIBUBJRS.  Fort- Steele   B.C  ��� ��� -  ���  Sharing Wt Hair Dressing Parloi  Next to Oriental Hotel  FORT   STEELE, B. C.  All kinds of hair work ,  a specialty.  A. J GREZ,  -   -   Proprietor  J. Y. Kesler, on Monday, returned from the'Swan group of  mines, which are situated ��� on  Upper Bull-river.  ,, JThe trail up Wild Horse creek  to the John Bull group of mines  will be completed in about- two  weeks. '  Dad Sprague came' down from  Tracy .creek oii Friday.  A number of pleasure  seekers  were at Wasa on Thursday.'  �� R. D. Mather returned from  the Cherry creek ranch on- Wednesday. <  John Grassick has been engaged in painting1 the School  House during the past week.   ���  V. Hyde Baker and Archie  McVittie visited Fort Steele on  Saturday last.  "VA. B. Fenwick returned, from  Cranbrook on'Wednesday.'  Manager Little of the Perry  Creek Gold Mines, was "in town  on Tuesday.  J. Larsen, a prominent mine  owner, arrived in town on Wednesday. ' .  Dr.     Watt      returned      from  Tobacco Plains on Sunday last.  The indications are, that this  will be a year(of much mining  prosperity in the Fort' Steele  district.  Frank' Taenhauser who has  been, visiting at Steele "for the  past week returned to Montana  on Wednesday.   -  ��,        ,     ".  A part of the St ."Mary's road  gang returned to Steele on  Thursday. ��' .'' -'V'.'.'.,  M. Durick' and his sister returned from ��� Kimberley .' on  Thursday.  George   Gilpin  of Cranbrook  was in town on Thursday: ',  R. Helme, C. P. R. Express  Inspector was at Fort Steele^ on  Monday.  N. A. Wallingei\and Tom Ray  left .Steele on a prospecting trip  on Wednesday.  Bank's Bro's left on Friday  for Perry creek.,  The steamer North Star is expected at Steele next week.  '  The   latest  estimate    of   the  population of the world is about  1,500,000.000.  L,, COHN  TAILOR  AND IMPORTER OF  FINE WOOLLENS  Rocky Mountain Avenue  Fort Steele, B. G.  T." 6. Armstrong  .Fort Steele, B. C.  MANUFACTURER   OF  Tinware, Galvanized Iron, Sheet  Iron,  Stove Pipes anid  Copperware  BUILD1HOS HEATED and VENTILATED  Plumbing, Pipe  fitting  and  all  kinds of. sanitary work  Air TlQht���Hot Blast Stoves  Hydraulic   and   Air   Pipes   for  Mines  SPECIAL, ATTENTION  PAID   TO  joa, wonK.  J. Hickman came down  from  Mark creek on Wednesday.      r  S. Mathews of Montreal  was  at the Imperial on Wednesday.  Robert    Little    returned  Perry creek on Friday.  to  H. Kershaw returned on'Wednesday from a visit to Nelson/   ,  Dave  Newell    returned   from  Kimberley on Wednesday.  Mining is business, and the  sooner the people who wish to  invest in mining learn il. the  better.  Two dollars will pay for a  yearly subscription to Tine  Prospector, the most reliable  exponent o"f the mining industries of South- East Kootenay.  Published every Saturday in the  year.  Gus Theis took over ' 2500  pounds of su pj:>lies to Perry  creek on Friday.  It. is reported that there will  be no strike on the Crow's Nest,  railway. All differences have  been settled.  Attention!  L wish through the medium of  your paper to'call to attention  those,'interested in forming a  a Ritle Association. A meeting  was called last fall of those wishing to join when-the matter was  originally brought into prominence by the Premier"of Great,  Britain. As Secretary I had  several communications from the  Military Department at Ottawa.  Now that tbfi scheme has been  perfected the Department has  sent me-Rule's and Regulations  and Lists for , tho formation of  the Club. A few of the leading  features of the Rules and Regulations may'be given:  All of the age of lt> and upwards may become members.  The usual oath of allegiance.  That in case" of a national  emergency any person who is or  has been duly enrolled in any  Rifle Association in Canada shall  be deemed to be already enrolled  in the Reserve Militia, of the  Dominion.    " >' y.  Every Association shall norii-  inate a Captain who shall be  subject' to *the .approval of tlie  Inspector of Musketry.  There shall be 1st and 2nd  Lieutenants. A Treasurer and  Secretary. ,  One hundred rounds of ammunition shall be given free and  extra at cost of fifteen dollars a  thousand. c  The arm shall be the Lee-Enfield.' The distances to be  practised are, two, three, five  and six hundred yards. Bisley  Rules and Marking to be employed. The Government will  contribute towards the providing  of a suitable range. It is proposed that those who wish to become membei'l send their names  to the Secretary and that at the  earliest possible date a meeting  be called to organize _the Association.  The Association'must consist  of forty members.  J. F. Smith, Secretary.  *  *  *  *  *  *  S  t  *  *  *  The  Ganadian Bank of commerce  HEAD OFFICE���TORONTO.  Paid up Capital $8,000,000: Kefte'i've Fund $2,000,000;  1 Ay��Te��-ate Resources Over *<i.r>,000.00'J.  e - ' ' ' .  London Office; t\0 Lombard Street, ld'c. ���  Sew Vork Office; III Lxcluni^c Plnce. ,  n  Anil US branches in Canada, tlio United Stales and liriti.sh Columbia.  %   Cranbrook Branch  HUBERT HAINES, Manager.  ��  ��  *  *  ��  ��   ���  'th  V  'in  **��fc****��&*ifc*tf****#&��l��*��*^  The Kootenay Valleys Co  LIMITED.  'V  ''t  Head Office,  40 Queen Victoria St.  London, England.  IJUTTISII  COLldWIBlA   OFFICE  FoiiT Steele, il c.  C. M. Edwards.  Gen'l Manager.  30,000 Acres Farm Lands  V .      ,     , ' d ��� , . ���-  In'the far famed Kootenay Valley for Salic on easy terms  of payment. .Prtces $l\50' Per acre and upwards. Tn close  proximity to the Crow's Nest Railway. ���    '   '  Lots in' the town of Elko'are now on fhe market., prices $50,  and upwards according to situation.     '       , ' ''  IElko   boasts of the- biggest water v power  in   South   East'  Kootenay, and   will be   the junction of.the Crow's Nest Southern  Railway. �� ' - ,-   '  Correspondence Solicited.  ft  fa  i  i,.  g    Port Steele Cigar Store    1  5E       "- Fort   Steele,  B.  C. '  ~2  fl  M  WHOLESALE & RETAIL DEALERS  Tn Cigars, Cigarettes, Pipes and Tobacco.  , '.   -  Finest Variety of Pipes and Smokers Onttit,  In the District,,Including Meerschaum, B, B. B.  Alpha, and Other Brands.  A number of railway officials  are expected at Steele in the  near futui'e.  Government Agent Armstrong  is expected home today.  The Fort Steele mining  division is at the present time  attracting much attention as a  field, for mining investment.  Sharp practice, trivial faultfinding, and petty demonstrations  of personal affairs, indicates the  '���knocker".  Common sense and en lightened  town interests are bound to prevail. Passion, bigotry and. prejudice are obstacles to industrial  peace.  The weather for the past week  has been all that could be desired.         St. John's Church of England.  Services will be held in the  Church of St. John the Divine  every Sunday evening at 7:80.  Strangers are welcome.  PRESBYTERIAN   CHURCH.  Christian service will be conducted in the Presbyterian  Church by the Pastor Rev. D.  McK. Reid, B. A. every Sabbath  evening at 7:30.' Sunday School  at 2 p.m. ��� ��� -. ���.."  All are welcome to our services.  News Notes.  New York capitalists are seeking to control'the industrial and  commercial " interests of Nova  Scotia.  Chicago as a seaport has attracted the attention of Europe.  "Wake up England" is the  daily admonition of the Express.  S~ ,      ��� Imported and Domestic Cigars at Lowest Prices. j^2  ^ Billiard and Pool Parlor and Reading , j^3,  r Room in Connection. r^-  E OP. R. Ticket and Telegraph Ollico, find Canada 2|  E Western-Telephone Office in Store. 2;  I  Dan Howe has taken a large  amount old supplies fo the St.  Mary's district.  D.   Griffith  came down   from  Wild Horse creek on Wednesday English woman.  British authorities have taken  steps to secure: the extradition  to England of F. Von Berger,  arrested in New York for illegally obtaining money  from   an  ASSAYING  C. F. Nicholson,  Petkrhorouoh, li. C.  (Licensed by Provincial Government..)  Gold and silver -1.2.00  Silver and lead   2.00  Gold, silver and Coppei"���       3.00  Gold, silver, lead and copper.. 4.00."  Samples   left,  with   Cai-lin .^  Durick  will receive prompt attention.    -,  Mansfield & Cotterell,      |f  Proprietors. H2  riauiuiiuiuuiiiiuiuiuiiiiiiii^uiuiuiiuuuiiiiiuiiiiiiiiimi^  Monte Carlo Restaurant.  THE MOST  UP-TO-DATE  PLACE IS FORT STEELE.  Everything; Cooked  "as   vou   I.IKK   IT."  WM. ROBINSON,  Proprietor  Fort Steele  -,   Diamond Jubilee  Hospital  MISS rOLSON.  MA. WON.  Oi'iicltiatc of S-U Lukes .Hospital.-  VsvncoUYer, 11. C. ,  This Institution has been recently  enlarged by a new wing winch is; now  open for reception of patients.'' For  terms applyyto  Miss Folsom,    or   J, K. Smith, See.  Matron. Foi't Steelf, B.C.  The Steele House  Fort Steele, IS.C  Centrally Situated on  Riverside Avenue.  .   '��� ':'������  ������ d '%��� -        "' , d ���       ' ���'     '  Conducted on Up-To--.Date Methods."  The Best Bar In Town. '  PROPRIETOR.  '%<  :.3f  ST  '��  *���&  ���JK  ��*^.^:^***aMes*��'��  yv\

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