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 ���*-*���  .i^y/wA/ ^  /,-  -      V  '.-'THE PKOm��ECTOR HAS JIKKNT8-  -.�� AX-M'OIN'TKD TH13 Ol'M-'ICJA^   #  -a? *  #= GOVERNMENT  GAZETTE     5T:  ���.!#��� 3=  -����� I'Vir.Soulli Knst Kouienuy.         #  ������.<? 3:  ���* *  *  *  THE   PROSPECTOR   CONTAINS ALL  PUBLIC NOTICES AND GIVES THE  LATEST TELEGRAPHIC  AND LOCAL NEWS.  ��  #  #  *  *  "A  **f*��***.**��*S��**$,S3IHK#*#*  Voi. <3.  POUT  ST&J3LB, 13. C. S^LrtTODAV; JUNJ3 U), 1S9G.  No 23.  New Advertisements To-aay.  lAuaiiiiuii Day celebration -UMnbruok. r��e�� ��  VTutudiun I'urltlv Rullwuy         "'    ���>  VSi'idiR Hro'a          ''     *  .'ceayed-H. .7. Turner....  '���    ���'     8  ."���XjUi-e���II. I.. Ammr  "     S  , ABOUT THE DUPONT GROUP.  C T. Hannington, C. ��., Will Start  ',   Work on the Property in a  Few Day*.  O. F. Hannington, who is developing the Dupont group of  ���Jainis on Boulder creek, con-  jeeated to bo interviewed by a  representative of Thb Phospku-'  ,toi( as to the proposed work ou  .item 'proj>erty. ��� Mr.. Hannington  Rsajs great faitli -in the property  ;����l believes it will be'one of the  Uis* minus of the Fort Steele dis-  j.  trJct:  -'Well! Mr. Hannington I hear  !   >'J��u were up on  the   hill  a few  days ago.    How <iid you find the  .Dupont group?" '-   ���  ~*I did not find it at all   as  the  whole country at that elevation  vC covered with snow from two to  tiUree feet deep.      Tn addition to  rhTs'there is a  vast  quantity" of  . .sotw/w at the top of tlio mountains  ������ itfrove   these  claims  which   has  y-et.to come down in Lhe shape of  .-.lid.es.      J-think'however  that  ���wwrm weather <is'here  to  stay,  1 stud, hope in a week  or  so 'more  t%t be able to get a  camp on  the,  fxijfc. which is the lowest  of  the  . trroup". '_ ���     ,   .  "Then you  cannot   yet ' form  , iii.uch idea of the value  of, these  claims?'"        ''  ��� "���'No! not from personal . exam:.  i'wakiou, but from samples of ore  11 fsave.seon, and,, from a report  lib-v Mr. Walsh last year,' I have  viio"doubt of this property,/being  *, valuable one,..]''  ���-'Did you-see  the  Big Chief  mine on vour trip?"  ���"Yes! 1   looked ' it'; over' with  [) \fv. Walsh and was very glad to  sree it turning out so well.   They  Uhlvo opened   up   a    new    drift  \) wMeh is turning out  very  rich  care-     However, you will, I have  (���) ��o doubt, get  more  definite  information from Mr. Walsh;  who  has -charge of the works on  I' inline/" '  ���-How about snow on the  (f.'Ji.ief,'" asked the reporter.  -'-Well!    firstly   it   is   on  I .<iv.nny side of Boulder creek, and  t.fert Dupdnt group'is on the shad-  I) c/2 .side, and in,addition   to  that  rhfs   Big  Chief   is   much   lower  down the hill than the Dupont.  menced the showing is remarkable. The ore i;uns high in gold  silver and copper. The vein is  exposed for a distance'of 1100  feet; the width has not yet been  determined. The shaft is in ore  as far as sunk. A11 of the ore  taken out is of a shipping grade,  and there is several tons on the  dump ready for shipment.  The Missaba, an ��� adjoining  claim, has a fine showing of galena of which two feet < is solid  on*. .The ledge is ?���',, feet. wide.  The Rose K. is a copper property upon which there is a good  showing.  ' The Lowland is adjoining and  is a continuation of the Highland  King lead. The showing on this  last claim is a most excellent  one. K. J. Higbye was on the  ground a few days ago and says  he regards that section as having as line a showing as any part  of the Fort Steele district. All  of the claims are, not to exceed,  three miles from the" Kootenay  river.-  will be commenced sometime this  month. ���������<���,  W. J. Doyle went up to Perry  creek'on Tuesday last, taking  with him a small outfit. He will  do assessment work on, the St.  George and Dragon mineral  claims. ,   -  J. H. Sullivan, who is largely  interested in the Sullivan group,  was in town during the week.  He wont out with E. C, Smith,  manager of the Sullivan, to look  at the property.  It is gratifying-to note" that  the stock of ,the, Sullynn, mines  is advancing, it has. reached 27>  cents with a prospect pf a still  further advance, probably to 30  cents, within the, next 80 days.  People in this section who .are  now on  the dump  1'nO  tons of  shipping    and   about   800  tons  of concentrating ore.    The work  is still progressing, and the owners     are    hoping,    with  ���mauy  others, that a railroad, will soon  pass up the valley of the Kootenay to carry out the mineral product of the best district in   Brit  ish Columbia.   ,,  TELEGKAPBC BRIEFLKTS.  JjATBST   TKLEQBAPHIC   SHEWS.  Settlement  of the    Alaskan.   Boundary aueetion Almost Assured.  Loudon,     Juiim    7.���A    high)  authority in the colonial   office  fortunate enough to'havo any of  this stock, should hold  on as" a  All Big-ht on Tracy Creek. t  H.- L. Amine' returned from  Tracy creek where, he has been  doing the assessment" work on  the Cresent and Viking claims.  These claims are on the same  ledge' as the Estol'la, and bids  fair, with further' development,  to'be equally as,good.,. The ore  is of the  same character.     Mr.  * * (���  Amine says: "The ledge is ten  feet, wide into which we have  driven,a ten foot -tunnel, all in  ore. ,'��� <,'���.,-  .���'I regard the Tracy creek district"; continued Mr. Aiume,  "most favorably, ' and believe  that as development progresses  great'things may be; expected.'  All of the'claims so far as. open-,  ed up have , excellent' showings.  Work is being done, on a number  of claims. ' The district is all  right."' ,    ��� , ���  sharp advance beyond the figures  mentioned is predicted. _,  The breach between the mine  owners and'miners seems to bo  widening. So far as can be  learned no compromise has  yet  been affected.  '   ' '' t    '  Soveii men were put to 'work-  on the Chickamuu Stone group,  on Bull' river, yesterday; to do  general development work.  ,A gentleman well known, in  this section was offered ��40,000,  by an eastern syndicate foi\, his  group of claims on Wild Horse  creek. He declined the offer but  submitted a price for consideration.which was so favorable that  it is thought-it will be accepted.  ;   ' BIG  CHIEF.  Continues   to   Improve   With  Every  ,    ah��t- '      -l      : ���].':  The force on the Big'Chief  is  O Ml  being largely,.increased and the  development'   .of'-' the   property  informed u representative of the  Associated Press that the negotiations with   reference   to   the  Alaskan question are in the rosiest possible condition. After the  interview with United States ambassador Choatie's held yesterday  with the  Marquis  of  Salisbury  the lines of the prospective, settlement for carrying on the  discussion iu the Joint  High   Commission were'formerly submitted  by the secretary of state for the  colonies. Mr.  Joseph  Chamberlain, who throughout has had   a  most potent  influence .with   the  Canadian side.     Every  engage-  inent in the negotiations here between Mr.   Choate. , Lord "Salisbury and Sir Julian Pauncefoote  has goiie through him.   and , the  prospective "settlement in a great  degree may be'eonsidered a  tri-'  umph for Mr. Chamberlain's tact  aiid perseverance/!  Parliamentary Proceeding's.  Ottawa,   OnC" June 'H.~The  Opposition  continued  their  ob-  Extradition of Count Xaterhassy Asked For.���Augustin Daly Dead.  Steamer Perthshire Lost, Thirty  People Drowned.  SpecUl to The I'koupkciok.  Ottawa, June 9th: ���  Hot weather  prevails  though  all Europe.  'Augustin Daly, the New York  theatrical manager is dead.  Marie ,Wa.inwright, the actress  was married in New York.  S. Payne of the High Joint  Commission is on his way, to  Alaska.  liizo, the C4ipsy musician who  eloped with Princess de Chimay,  is dead.  Gen. Coine/i has retired   from  in a way  that  promises  future  trouble.  The Palmer's Bar District.  Some interesting information  relative to the Palmer's Bar district was furnished by Thomas  Love, who was' in town on  Thursday.,, It is.a district about  which less is known than any-  other of the tributary camps.  Mr.    Love    is   interested    iii'  claims about three-quarters of a'!-  mile from the railroad which the  workings show to abound it gold, '  silver aud some galena. -    The  Union Jack and St. .George are  the  claims  receiving  the  present attention of Mr. Love. There  are  six  parallel   leads   on   the'  property,  the  general  direction  public life'and hasMssuod a fare- j of which is east and   west.      He  well manifesto.                                  has developed them by an  open  The chief of police  at. Hamil- Cllt four *'eet deep  in  one  lead  ton/Ohio, and his daughter were  '  goes sjtoaili'ly "on under<tJie\direc-  bus  structive tactics,and nt 8:30 this  morning the House was still sitting.- ( The Grand Timnk railway  agreemicntwias talfen up at LO:!*:")  and from that time .on -no pi-ogress'was made  in   Government'  that  Big  the  On North Star Hill.     ..  y  W. M. Violet came down from better than   ever  < From Skookum Chuck.  The Skookum Chuck ��� country  'id:just now attracting  considor-  uliJe attention from the'fact that  ' fw-ospectoi-s have found most ex-  |j ��-eR<'iit ore, as a number of claims  have    been   located   which   are  'showing    up   remarkably .well.  J.   K. McLeod   returned   from  thum recently where ho has been  '<loing  assessment on   the   .Joan  mineral    claim.      Mi-.   , McLeod  s.-iys he is sinking a shaft,  eight  lViet by four, in a  vein   which   is  j.weJve feet wide.    The  shaft   is  f';tf I in concentrating ore.  A.. W. Bleasdell has also some  promising claims in that vicinity  ���which he went up to represent a  ^hoi-t time ago. ��� His report of  rhe district agrees with others  vrko have been there: that the  surface showings are excellent  sik.d with further working there  is no reason why Skookum Chuck  .-should not be as rich as any  yniher section of the district.1  the Bunker Hill claim on North  Star Hill a few days ago. He  says the shaft is now down 18  feet, and that he is much encouraged with the showing. He says  that in sinking the shaft, a dior-  ite dyke was passed through aud  now they are in a black lime formation whichfis well, mineralized. The vein is'from 1H inches  to three feet wide, twelve inches  of which is iu soft carbonates.'  tion of E. J. Walsh who wusf- up  to the mine on Thursday, returning better' pleased than ever.'  He reports the mine looking  Every  drift  The Fort Steele Mineral Claim.  Peter  MoCanu   was   in   town  early in the week.    He says that  the  work  on   the   Fort   Steele  claim,   at   the   junction   of   the  forks of the Wi Id   Horse  creek,  is still going on.    Atpresont the  work being done is to straighten  up the shaft, which is now down  (H) feet.    The other development  is two tunnels, one in u(i feet the  other-R)' feet.      Mr.   McCann   is  enthusiastic   over   the   outlook,  and   believes   his   company  has  one   of   the   best  properties   in  this district.  now open shows free gold. Mr.  Walsh brought down sjiccimens  which would assay .many' thousands. ��� Two shifts , are now at  work in the Tunnel No. 'J.  -Thomas McVittie'is now making a survey of this group of  mines and will probably complete it next week. A stamp  mill will be installed on the  property as soon "as the wagon  road up Boulder creek is linish-  ��d. It is sincerely hoped that  the government will undertake  this needed work at once.  iness. ��� The anti-Japanese  legislation correspondence' whs  brought, down.. The banking  aud commercial committee of the  house of commons discussed Dr.  Sproule's anti-combine  bill.     It  .OETiue Showing* on Diorite- Creek.  'C"'A.   Klingensmith   was   re-  iseutly up to visit some claims in  Mining Notes.  There are twelve men at work-  on the Big Chief, and good progress is being made with the development of the property.  Albert Banks has ��� made a  splendid strike on hi* claim in  Victoria Gulch. A perpendicular ledge, of porphyritic quartz  fifteen feet hi width has been exposed. ,, Tlae average, assays  across the ledge are #(> per  ton.  The management of the all'airs  Dupont Group.  The snow is rapidly disappearing from the-mountain on Boulder creek which will make it, possible to go on with the work ou  the claims in that vicinity in the  course of a few days. Mr.  Hannington will continue the  work- on the Dupont. he is  sanguine   that    the   mine h;is  a  was re])orted to the commons  that Sir'WilfritLLaurier will give  evidence iii,connection with the  Manitoba election frauds investigation.  Temporary Boundaries Defined. ,  Washington, June 7.���The  determination of|the boundary in  the neighborhood of the passes  leading into the Klondike from  the Lynn canal will if the pres-  eut efforts succeed be, by the  White Pass on the oast and the  Chilcoot Pass on the middle at  thw point where the Canadian  customs' houses were established  about eighteen months a��-o.'  killed by a train. ���>  '-'J. ,W. '   Brewster  and   J.    H.  Sinclair; were sentenced at Trail  B. .C, for cmbeWl'ing, C.  P.    R'.  funds.  The French government will  ask for the extradition of Count  Esterhaz}'," now in London, and  who   made a confession in    the  Chronicle office.  > '  ��� The steamer Perthshire was  lost oft' the coast of New Zealand  and thirty people drowned.  ,  Through Chamberlain's influence ,the Alaskan boundaryques-'  tion has almost reached a settlement. ���        '''...  The Transvaal Conference having ended unsatisfactorily there  is much anxiety as to Britain's  next move.. - ���      ��� '���  The court of cessation has an-,  nulled, the conviction of Dreyfus,  and his military^raiik and' title  are restored to.him." He will-arrive in France about June '25th  on tne cruiser Sfax.  ,   A Chinese   leper   arrived ' at  Victoria.  < The Pacitic coast cracker trust  which is shown   to  be six  feet-  wide. ,   The, parallel   lead ''has  been opened up for SO feetshow-  ing an ore body 30 inches' wide. *  Still another has been  stripped  for ;")0 feet, and a shaft'eommenc-  ed atone point which is'now.six  feet deO])_.     The  fourth   vein   is  stripped 7U-feet with a shaft now '  down ten feet.   /Die ore iu  the  mam and parallel leads carry "the  same character of ore.     The average assays show  10  per  cent-'  copper,, ��7.00  in  gold,   and  some  instances  as  high   as  ounces in silver.  Mr. Love regards the district  highly aiid is of the opinion that  it will develop into a big copper,  camp. The district so far as  known "extends from Palmer's  Bar to the St. Eugene mountain*  a distance of about nine miles'  and is about four miles, wide.    ���  m  70  great   future.      lie savs:  The  Big Chief is a great property  but I believe the Dupont will bo  equally valuable as. so far as 1  can judge it is ou the same  lead."  which he is interested on Diorite of the, Tracy Creek Mining Company, Comprising the Minnie M.  and Tiger claims, will' be in  charge of N: A. Wall.ingeir��� of  Fort Steele.    The incorporation  <��neek, a tributary of Sheep  itjjrsek. The Highland King gives  ii}�� best showing of any of , the.  ��d.��.ims.     While.-the development  \lfif the claim js'-but recently .com.-  is now complete and active wprk  The Bstella Has Ore to Ship.  With development several mining properties in East Kootenay  have readied a point wheroship-  ment.s can confidently  be  relied  upon.    Among them   is   (he   Rs-  tella, one of the best developed  properties in the district considerable   has been written  itbout  the .Estella,  but  it/is  a   daim  which is deserving of more than  passing comment:'    The shaft is  now being sunk on the  hanging  wall t(o a. cfepth of ii:")  feet,  with'  ���solid-ore , in  the  bottom  of  the  shaft which car Has high Values,'  and   as   sinking   continues; the  values a re,increasing..   Thei-o isj  Celebration at Cranbrook.  , The people of Cranbrook will  celebrate Dominion Day in a  good old fashion way. A splendid programme is being prepared. Among the numerous events  will be horse races, bicycle  races, base ball, foot ball, tug-  of war etc.  An invitation' is exlended to  the people of the district to join  in and make   the jollification   a  memorable on**.    The C.   P.   It.  will give reduced   rates  for   the  occasion, and there seems  to  be  no doubt but, George Geary  will  run additional stages on that day  and make one faiv for the round  tri]>.  Social.  Mrs. U. H. Gilpin entertained  a few friends at luncheon on  Wednesday. The table decorations' were  in   white  and  green |    and were pretty and effective.        }     Sir Charles Humiliated Wallaco.i  In. the afternoon the ladies of j Ottawa^ June !).--The House  the Guild of St. John's church j was in'continuous..session from  mot with her to hold their month- Wednesday evening until f, o'-'  lyiiifieting.    After the  transac-1 clock Thursday evening with the  has collapsed.  Over 40,000 Russian' soldiers  are quartered in the Flowery  .Kingdom.  Germany is, desirous of purchasing the island of Fernando  Po from Spain.  jLatest advices' show' that the  Transvaal conference was a failure. Britain will send Kruger  an ultimatum, and the feeling is  very warlike iu London.  Twenty live persons were  drowned by a'cloud burst and its  after effects in Texas.  The British commissioners ou  the Venezuelan boundary arbitration have loft for Paris.  A United States senator will  introduce a bill to prevent the  sale of deleterious substances in  food.  "Mr. Ludga'te has ' practically  given up the Deadmaii's island  tight, and has left for Washington,  Thci Grand Trunk railway  company state ihoru is no strike  on their line. 00 per cent of the  trackmen being at work.  A temporary settlement of the  modus vivendi in connection  with the Alaskan boundary is  hourly expected.  Glasgow traders have passed  resolutions in regard to the loss  of British trade through foreign  competition. <  '    ,   r    LOCAL.NEWS.  ,, Tho Fprt'Steele football team  will play the Cranbrook team today at Cranbrook. The , return game will be plavod in Fort.  Oi l Oil*  Steele. , t ,  Constable, Barnes has ��oue to  Fernie to investigate and report  on the advisability of issuing  hotel, licenses to applicants from  that town.  On,account of a disagreement,  in the matter of wages all of the  coal miners in F��;rnie have i^ono  out on strike)  Lt is learned that the   Sullivan  company is securing control  of  otlier   properties    on    Sullivan '  Hill.  The exercises at St. Eugene  Mission on Sunday last were of  a most interesting character. A  large number of people went out  from Fort Steele and Cranbrook-.  Fourth   of July Celebration  in   Fort-  Steele.  A preliminary meeting looking  towards the formation of an  Athletic Association was held at  the Hotel International on last  Saturday evening. There was a  large attendance and considerable enthusiasm manifested. [t  was decided unanimously that  an Athletic Association be formed. The meeting adjourned to  meet at the opera house on the  following Wednesday evening.  There was a   good   attendance*-  at iho opera   house  on   Wednesday eveniiiir. A. C.   Nelson   was'  called to the chair and A. L. Me-  Dcmioi made secretary.      NTo<lining was said regarding the  completion of the organization of an  athletic association, but a   decision wa.s at once reached to   have  sports   on   the   Fourth   of  .July.  Where    the    sports    should    '  held   was   left    to  'tion of business light, refreshment' were served. In .'the midst  of talk and laughter the ladies  parted.-to. hi��et with.'Mrs. J. F.  Aruisfronir ��� in'J.ulv.,.  exception of a brief adjournment  at ;���{ o'clock in the afternoon. Sir  Charles Titpper and N." C. 'Wallace, had a- set-to. Sir Charles  i humiliating .���the  Orange  leader  >e.  was left to a committee  composed of Messrs. Wallinger,  McDermOt. Rookes and Bcala.  this committee to report, at a-  meeting to be held next Wednesday evening, the- gentlemen  wer�� also empowered ' to solicit  subscriptions. ..,  So it may be'seen that' sport*  of an interesting character will  take place what their nature will  bo cannot be known Until ihe  commit tee lias made its report. THE PHOSPFCTOlt-' FORT  STEELE, B. C, JUNE 10. 1SW.  0  V.  ���   m  [IT   PAYS    TO   TRADE   AT  \%t?!M&  ft  ���5  ft  STORES  At  and   Cranbrook  Prices the Same at Either Place  . MOST COMPLETE STOCK IN EAST KOOTENfiY EMBRACING FULL LINES OF  , ' I ' , , , n i ' " 0  '    ,' ' <- . ��� '    ,  Shelf and Heavy Hardware Groceries, Clothing /  ..  V t ' ��� '  MacMnery, MillSiipplies Dry Goods, Hats /  Paints, Wallpaper, Glass Footwear,^ Ladies and  V and Furniture Gents Furnishings  ,, '        i <��� r ' |    , r ,' ,      t a   \  Prices all ri2;ht.      No  one  undersells  us  Estimates made on' large Quantities o? Mining Supplies  G.   H.  .Certificate of Improvements.   "<  MtNKHAI. ACT, 1M��.  (miiM  r )  , NOTICE.  Sil\orClili-r,Sllv��r Kt'i.-f. Niiin'Mirli, Slriiur  �����n<K;rimili'.sri.jfiioriMliii.|iil('liiiiii4sUii:ut>in  '.tJie Kon Slcclc Minim,' l)i\isinn  of South Ksis.1  _KooU!iin.v Uistm't.  Win to liiriitril:   Aliniit urn' mill u l>��lf will's  wt-fcL fniin piu-k IJiulni' on Hull Hlvrr on  nni ih  .M.6u ul rivci' ni'iu Him in Hi Itltte Creek. t  TiiL-c nonce Unit 1. Uiiviil lii-itlltli^. Kin.'  Miners ('eititic.ne No "I.V.Ufi A." intend sixty  '*ays rinni Hi"' fliiHJ lii'iror lo'appl.y l<> tin; Minimi Kccouler for 11 Celt I Ileum or Iiiipiivveineiils  ���{or Lin' piiiposeiif iiIiiiiIiiiiim :i I'mwn Cii.nn of  tflC illlllVI' claim-..  Ami Hirtlierliilic mil In: thin iiclion under  mwiIoii ���!" iiiiim I)u coiniiieiiceil ln'fuui tin; issuance nf Mi'-li C' lUlli'iili-or liiipimcinijiits.  UAVLIJ OKI WITH.  D.ni'd lliis -Mil ilii.v of Koli.. 1NW. '-'-I"  FOR SALE.  An Amalgamator for woi-kin-i free  millinji" qmirlz. ytivo over HO percent  of gold. Wijitslii- with power 2S.000 lb.-,.  in Made sections for I'aukinjr io mountain claim*, f'iin 1��J peon nciir the St  KitHOiie  MUsion.  For Particulars si[iply to  .1. A. UAKVHV. L-'ort Steele. B.C.  .DISSOLUTION    NOTICE.  I     i 'I'ilSu Notice, 'that the partner-liip hcroto-  I lyio  existing   between   the    undfiMt'ned    as  I Hi ewers ut the Town or Fovi Steele, under the  linn  mime, of  the  "i-'crt Steele Ureniug Co."  hn'\ lliis ilny ljeen  dissolved by mutual consent.     The"l'<u-iut;ss  will lie continued by the  Miid I.. Sick, under the same  firm  name,  who  assumes all the liabilities of the said ^partnership .ind to whom all debts due the ��:tid  partnership must be paid.  Witness- |        '        I'RKO 7vAlSKB.  ,1. A. IfAltVKV.     i 1.. SICK.  Dated at Fort Steele this Mil day of March.  A. i).. ISV.I. , I0-H  'M THE M '  '  '  EXCHAN&E $SAPBDBPOSITCO.  Kautlman House  MOYIE CITY, EAST KOOTEMY: B.C.  Transacts a arvnei-al collecting and ex-'  change business.'      '    ,  >'        NOTICE. ~  I licit by (live notice that thirty days after  date 1 intend to apply io the Chief Comnnssion-  cr of Lands and \\'(Jrl,'s. Viclon.i. ... C. for  pel mission to purchase the folli'iHiin? piece of  unoccupied and unreserved Ciown lands, situated between the old .lohn Tjcwis pie-emption  f.oilWand HoKer Moore's pre-emption. lici;in-  iiihit at the south west coiner and mil south to  Uojjer Moore's line, theuee east tt) chains,  iliunce north to Lewis south cast post, thence  back to place of commencement. 5(1 acres more  or less.  .!OUNT LKVETT  Uuted this A mil Mb. It-Pif. 15-I!i  DRAFTS, CHECKS, TIME CHECKS AND  ACCOUNTS CASHED.  NOT1CJ3.  The partnership between N*.   A.   WallinmT  | and K. A. Elton is dissolved by mutual consent  NOTICE.  SOt.'TH  K   >'!' Kixvi-KNAY DISTKH/T.  d.miii; fiotn March :il. IsML  N". A. WALLING Ki;.  K. A. ELTON.  Fort Steele  H. C.   April 11. 1 Mm     ,  Di-afth issued payttlile in ("Janada  and  the United States.  NOTICE. ��  1 heieb.\ ^-ive notice that thirty days ader  date  i   intend  to apply  to the Chief Commis-  sionei of Lands and Woil;s, Victoria,  loi   per-  AssfsSMKN'i'    v'I'   am>   KKVhM'B   v��    .in ���! mission to purchase the follow m:r piece of  un-  '   .        ,���   ,,.,.,,,,  .,, (.  ..,.-��� i occupied and unreserved Crown land:     Hexm-  Votiee K i. -flu- i-'r. en. in  acioi'ia.ii'    *u.i  ��� ,, ,..���_   ,���,,  .,ii   , ,v,.^   rnn^'at a post p anltd on the south   west   bank  .4,., si-initfs  i ha t li��'V ill" 1 ax   anil   au   l.i.\(.s *        i  tin st.iliit<   .iii.-i.li ,,,,..   of  Ilonldei   cieck about  two miles from Wild  I:      ��� hi'ln of  Kast Koot >    n.,Kh  �� cKnns.  thence west W chains thence  "���''" , , ,,..���,,,.,,,. .,,i-iI.I..   south  -id chains   io  point   of   coinmencemenl.  CntiiiTT, Dicisi(,'i  assi-sscu ti�� me ai+' ii.i>.i"it  Sotithi rn imis.i, _ ,.���   , ,.,, ..r..   Coiilii iiiniu in all anout 1WI .,cies moie or less,  aimv ortice leu   s!(,.ie.     Assi ss,-,.  i,i\i s ar  collectible at the to'iiowinc r.i"'s  ii/  S^l.l  m.  on   the  a��-  ;\  On si) .nm Ii n( the mi oirn ot an  l-'our-nfths of  [�� i ci ni on in  raliie of real est.it'i  Tlin'e-tllUl-llls oi o-i'-   I" i   <  _ses>ed i.ilueof p-rsf-nal piopciti  ANI)KI-:\V 11. (.iKACK.  Dan d at Foil .-Steele. May Ith   1WM.       MI--J.I  NOTICE.  Thnt\ :lii\s ,ifn-i dale I mi-lid io apply to  the Chief Commissioner ol Lauds and Woiks  exceeds mil- thov.s.ir.d doll.us :hi- folio* iiil" at N'lrtoi ia for pi-i inissum to puichase the foliates, n.irai'lj. upon such i\e�� when tin- ' lowing dusiiiiicd iiiml- ('ninmeiieiiif.' at the  an"-ii nm mote ih.in mi inn-.s.md dollars. ; nniili w,-si coin..r of Loi ni Croup 1 thence  one aiumm-fourm of on< i,.-i- t-.-i.- whin >.ie!i , ^uiith <<l < Imns I hence w.-s! 11 iliniiis thence  excess is'ii.tr ���> n thousand lol.ars and no' I jj��,it.l..-t |y aloiu; the 'easici 1> bank of tin Co-  iiore than tweriv tlmus.-ind .briars one and j ]nfiit>i;i liin to the south west toiner of Loi  f.nf  halt  of oil'1 perient . w h( n such e*i"-s Is j -,.j,  tln-m e cast, to chains io the  place of coin-  A^ii  lbn-*  ei li   Oav  of  -I'l-  of  over tweim thous.ni.l .!���.::  fourtlis ,,f one pcrcu-.r  vThree riei ct nl. on m*  wild land  if jiain on ol In fine lilt  \W>-  Three-llft'hs of one per cent, on lie- ass..-,*ed  ��� value of real eslaie. ���    .  One-half  of  one per .een.t.. on   the ass.-ssed  value of personal property. ,  Upon sucli excesi; of income, when i.h-  same, is'iiot bicire, tliiin ten ihoiisand dollars,  one 'per ���cent..'' when such excess1'is over ten  t.  th  iieiiti. when sueh excess is over twenty thousand dollars, one and one-half of one per cent..  Uovemic. Tax ?:-..iKl per capita,.  One per cent, on the asscsseii   value of ore  or mineral beiiriiij.'hiilisVaiii..es, payable- liuilr!-  crlyou fVie last-day of the  moiilh.s ,-,f   March,  'juiie  Se-ptember and l.iecemlier of each year.  ('. M. K.IHVAh'l.iS.  Assessor and (''olk-ctor.'  Fort Steele. 11. ('...inn   ary nib. IHI).        1  inei,ieni''.ril    ' ontainiu^ in all PJ'i at n-s  more  SAKAH  LI! ICI' !���: iJALUKAITII.  M.i\  I Ith, |v.iii -l--.">  IF YOU WANT A < ,'ilOP M F.A L  Go to the  S^dd^ CARLO   RESTAURANT  On .I.iiv'':.r.si(l(; A\'(Miu(..'.-  William Robinson, Proprietor  ������������"     '    .��� ���':.'-,f'-        .'.-..������  MKALS   AT   ALL   HD.U K.S.  , PALMERS  BAR HOTEL  .   )  ARCHIE McLEOD,    -   -   PROPRIETOR  r  Travellers will Mud this hotel l.ho  most, coinforltililc on the route to Merry  Creelc and G'rouse Mountain.  ,'   lOVKUYTHLNO   T/1HST  Cl.AHS.  T. C. ARMSTRONG  Fojct Stkiolio, \i. 0.  ManuTacturer oT  Thnvtu'o.. Galvaiiizod Tron, Sliocl  Tron,   Stove  Pi])f>s  and  Coppcrwai'o  BUILDINGS HEATED and VENTILATED  Plumbing,  Pipe  tilting  and  all  kinds of simitary work  flir Ticjht���Hot Blast Stoves  H.ydnudic   and --Air.  Pijics   for  Mines . ' '  SI'KCIAI.   ATTIOiVI'ION   I'All) ' TO  .IOI!   WORK.1 /:!������..  The above Hotel has lx;en recently erected, and neatly furnished throughout.  Cosy and Comfortable Rooms  The   Bar   supplied   with    the   JiKST  brands of Liquors and Cijjiii-s>.  HEADQUARTERS   FOR   MINING   MEN.  GEORGE GEARY.  r \  Liveru, Feed- & Sale Stable.-  Port Steele B.O *',  I, i  SADDLE & PACK HORSES.  1 1  ji:a.ming of am. kinds a specialty.  GRASSICK   ft   DEMPSEY.  'COAt/TjR?A COTOJRS  \. "    AND ,��" \  ,    BUII.D13KS.  "' Fort "Steele   B.C "  D. L. 5ETTCHEN  0 The  Jeweller *Jf  W.\TC'm-:S HKI'.MHKD unci SA't'ISl-'ACTJON  tiUAK'A.VTlOKl").   _  FOliT STEisr.js.  B.   C.  ;      L. COHN  TAILOR  >   AND IMPORTER OF  FINE WOOLLENS  Rocky Mountain Avenue  Fort Steele, B. G.  Shaving ��? Hair Dressing Parlor  ���     Scxi io Oncnial Hotel      ��       ��'  FORT   STEELE, B. C.  All kinds of htiir work "        ,   '  a specialty*  A.J. GREZ,  Proprietor  ..I. .). Lamo'nt  Contractor and Huildcr  ������ ���   - ���������. ^   j   ' :  Fori :M<rh: li. 0.  BARR ��& COMBS  Fort Steele. B.C.  General Blacksmith,  HORSE SHOEING,  AND JOBBING.  Mining   Work    a   Specialu-.  J..GKICE, D. D. 8.  (Jr.icliiiilu lJliil;i(lc:l]iln'ii Dontid I'dlluso'  DENTIST  Riverside   Avenue,  FORT STEELE, B. C. -  B. JP. COOK.  Livery,  Feed   and   Sale  Stable.  Fort Steele,. B. C.  TKAMINCl Oh' Al.l. ICINDH KOUCJTKn.  G. ARNOLD  '   Makes regular trips from Fori  Steele Jimqtion (o Foi-t Steele.  FREIGHT OR EXPRESS  Delivered  cm  day  of'  arrival.  Leave oi-dcrs with  M. A. BEALE.  PASTURE  Morses will bo received at my  riinch on Luke Creek for pasturing at ��2 per month.  I have 200 acres under fence,  with plenty of water. Ranch is  situated on the North Star.road.  JOHN ,F:: ADAMS..  NOTICE.  ��� Tim purhicrslilp. liiii-ctorai'u' r.\is'l,lii|< . lic-  llwouii Williiim (Iiii'lin .���nil] .iimics C. Din-lrl. lias  lii-Oii (llssolvcil us rriini lliis ilny. All 'liiibilll.ii.s  will V.i. paid h.v WillliiiiiC.'iii-lin. , All purHiis iu-  ili'liti'il In lln! ilriii iii-i- .iT'iiiiircii: Io pay l.hc  iuiio'iiiu. io \Vllllain ir-nrlin without. (H-lay.  ; ���   WILLIAM CAUUN,  .1.  !���'.   AiimstiionJi,   Ailiiiliiistnitiir   of   tin-  csiatcur .lAMIOS V.  IRIKICK".  l;'oi-t Steele. i7illi .\pril. isill'i. I7--JI  BOWLING ALLEY  Kivcr��i(lc A,vciniu, .Fori, Stcclii,  i>. Crl.  AT.iiisirr i.Ki.:..ri{oi,|;jK'i,<)K.  Cigars and Tobacco . , '  Edisons' Phonograph  ;].V.>r priviiLo pnrU'H iiiiillionic :iniu,si>  i.i'iont, tl.ic I '.iKmo^i'iijili is jusli lli<; l.liiny.  Why not trive it a t'ri.-ilV '.I'ornis r'oiison-  alilO; li.'uvc oi-ilci-^'ut tlio l!owliiio; Alley  C. E. ADAMS  PIONEER  BARBER SHOE  Everything Strictly First Class-'  Ke.rl, door Io l/tr /'ros/iccto'r.  Why KoX Invest In  KIMBER'LEY  r  i        '        \  The Leadville ol East Kootenay  I-l miles from the famous  Noktii Stah mine. \\ miTes  from the Sn.uvAN mine.  Nearly   20(1   niini'ral   claims  Mirroctrni  K'IMMKKLKV and deiii'iiel on' ic  for snjijilios  The terminus of the North Star  Railway Branch  l.viMBIjlt-Li-h. l   is nut  ii   l.HK.iiii   ti.iirj?.  for siirrdniideil by the LARGEST SLG-  v,i��:r-lkad minus tn thk woivu>  it  lnnst   necessarily   become, a   lar��>i!:  city ���..>'.������       ���  For a safe and profitable investment buy lots in Kimberley      ,  PS^Iteele  chas. ���estmere  Solej ftoend--  . PostOHice Address, Kii;ilb(jr"i;o.v-  vi'a. Cranbrook, B. C-  1 ���' I TIJK PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE,  13, C, JUNE 10,  1899.  he $Jz&&pect0v  SATURDAY,' JUNH 10, 1800.   '  Ottawa Xetter.  Prom Our  Oku Correspondent.  Ottawa, June f>.���The long expected and eagerly anticipated  Redistribution Bill was introduced in the House of Commons on  Friday afternoon by the Prime  Minister, and it was found when  the details were disclosed, that  nhe Government   had   literally  - carried out the undertaking pre-  viously given, for in'the changes  proposed, county,boundary lines  have'been rigidly adhered . to;  and, where the number of electorate in any city or county  necessitated its division into  two or more ridi7igs such a division is placed in the hands of a  commission of judges^whose duty  . it will be to make an impartial and  fjqui table adjustment thereof.  The bill deals with Ontario principally for the simple reason that  ��� the injustice and inequalities of  .the past .have principally affected this province, though two or  three of the more glaring inequalities in the Province of Quebec  ���anU also be rectified.  NOT  A  CENTRA!. REVISION'.      '  Recognizing   the< broad .principle that, in the ordinary course  , of events, a redistribution should  only be necessary after each  decennial1    census,���a      principal  i which will be urged by  the  Opposition us their  chief criticism  ol the bill and one  which  theo-  j't ariilically   the Government does  not dispute,���no'.geheral'planof  i? redistribution has been attempted- nor has such been .contemplated at any,time. , Had   it  not  1 O " I,  been for the notorious gerryman-"  f; daring which  characterised  the  [ acts of,18H2 and L39y, 1 here would  ha vo been no' thought of revising the electorate boundaries at  f.his time.    Of the Ontario coiin-  Hies 2a'remain undisturbed while  thu   municipal, counties  are", restored in 19  counties  and  throe  </fies. .' The total membership of  ,the House will remain' unchang-  <?rT, for while Bothwoll. Cardwell  a_iid West Ontai-io -will cease  to  'exist as Federal .constituencies,  raud Middlesex   will  have'three  members Instead   of, four,   the  county of Kent, will receive  two  It  ^additional members and new constituencies .will be created in  .Dnfferiu and Parry Sound.  -  As stated above the only  changes iu Quebec will be,the  Ye-adjustmetit of municipal boundaries in some halt dozen; epn-  stilueuces. The same principal  ���Js applied also in Prince Edward  fsland and in the Province of  New   Brunswick   the   city   and  H<-Ountjr of St. John will be divided, and each given a member instead of continuing in the mixed  [Sjp condition they arcThfat pres-  ,eut.  ' irNWOKTHY   JUIiUNdSUATIC.     ,  It is not   to  be expected  that  ;nivact which had for its purpose  j f,he'dcst?'uetion of the unfair ad-  r vantages by 'which   the  Oonscr-  ���'vatives had benefited in the last  thr.eo oi-   four  goiiertil  elections  would escape   severe'   criticism  from the Opposition benches, but  few were prepared for  the  wild  vituperative and almost incoher-  |iera onslaught which Sir Charles  '-Tnpper made upon the bill,   the  Government   and all   its  works.  Tliis is not too severe a criticism  may be judged from the stinging  ��� retort  which   the  speech   drew  from   Sir   Wilfrid   .Laurier.' for  whether .speaking of fi-iend  or  for>, supporter or opponent,   the  Premier holds the highest repu-  jtaiion for courtliness and consideration, -'Mr. Speaker" said  Sir  Wilfrid,   '-'the   hbn.   gentleman,  [Sir Chai'les Tupper, hasjnstitold  lii.s lhat he is shocked and horri-  /,ied a.t my conduct on this  occasion,  1  tell   hi ni, very solemnly,  [that J am not shocked nor horri-  med at anything he says, scandal-  Ions as it was,, as  it   always  is:  rf Lie lion,  gentleman   has ������gwen  I proof more than once, thisscason  [that.he is no longer able  to discuss,   that  he  is   only  .able   to  scurrilous as to be unworthy   of  Billingsgate", and when a moment later Sir Charles ventured to  interrujjt the   Premier   with   a  denial of a statement he had just  made,   Sir Wilfrid  answered:���  "I am accustomed to that, whenever a charge is brought against  the hon. gentleman we hear from  him that there is not a  word  of  truth in it.     We have won bye-  elections byrj corruption .and  by  the lavish use of money  private  and public, Sir, there have been  more  than  thirty   bye-elections  won by the Liberal Government  since the general election in 189(5.  These hon.   gentlemen  opposite  tell us today, when there is   no  responsibilities     behind      their  word,   that   we   have   obtained  these victories by the lavish use  of  money,  private  and   public.  How is it that they have not "the  courage to, bring  a  single case  before the courts?    Not a single  election     has   been   contested.  They have had their opportunities   to   prove   their   charges.  The courts were open to them to  establish  their allegations  that  we have used money wrongfully  in the bye-elections, but in  this  as in all other matters they have  failed to,act." ,  A  MISFIT  CRITICISM.  ' One criticism that Sir Charles  Tupper  offered   on   the   Redistribution Bill does not appear to  hang very well together.      Having expressed his conviction that  :the bill had been introduced because the Government was afraid  to. go back to the country  under  the old condition,  he proceeded  to repeat the old story that they  had won the last election by the  ''Janus-faced policy"'"of promising coercion in Manitoba to Quebec, and no coercion to rOntai-io.  Subsequently a  straight'' policy  of no coercion was that followed  .by the Government': "and .therefore,   according *to Sir Charles  Tuppcr's   own  statement,   faith  was kept with Ontario and brok  en with Quebec.     But the redistribution bill leaves Quebec practically, undisturbed, while   it, readjusts the constituencies iii,Ontario. There appears, to be something a little out of plumb some-  ���-        * , ii..  where in the argument: perhaps  Oppositionists who'are yet to  speak on the debate, .would lie  good cuough to make their leader's position a little more  clear.  OUR  . POOR    RUINED   'COUNTRV.  The    trade    returns    for   the  month of April are' out and  still  there is no indication of that inevitable disaster and ruiu which  was to follow.the advent of  the  Liberals to power., On the other  hand there is the fullest evidence  that that, progress and  prosperity to which wo are becoming accustomed, is growing and  gaining    in    strength   and   volume  mouth  by   month. <   The , value  of dutiable goods imported  for  home   consumption   during   the  month   amounted   to   $8,0112,7!M  upon which duty to the  amount  of *2. :!.'.���<>, 41 <J.0l>   was   collected:  free goods' tir?4,U8l,'{00.   and ��� coin  and bullion $;J8,079, making "the  total imports$12,4a2,117: as compared  with  dutiable  goods  $(>,-  0S2, KM upon which *1,7r>:j,(;r>:J.SJ0  was col loci ed: free goods $o, .">.">0, -  124. in coin and bullion S-liifi, KM,  with   a   total  of   $1U, 127,(i;:4    in  April 1898 or increase of !?2,:J24,-  4S;-j.     The total   imports' for the  ton months ending April :i(>show  an increase of nearly i?19.()(i(),000  as follows:���  and steel olher than steel rails  for railway, *Hi2,nOO; sisal, man  ilia and hemp, undressed, ��(>(),-  0(H); wool, *:ju.000: dyes and  chemicals, *.'J0,o00: anthracite  coal, ��190,000, and other lines to  a lesser degree. The exports  for the mouth show a falling ,off  of $209,292. The ten months  exports to April 550th, show a decrease, of between #4,000,000 and  leaving the not increase of trade  for the ten months of the year at  $14,220,491.'  How to Run a New-paper.  The newspaper business is the  only business that everybody  understands, says.an exchange.  We do not know how the secret  gets out in every village, town  and city in the world. The office boys must "give " it away.  However, the cat is out of the  bag aud theretis no use denying  it. The man who carries in the  wood and coal will stop and tell  you how to do it. Every business house in every town has  someone about it who knows all  about how a newspaper should  be run." It-makes us sad to think-  about it. but0we suppose it will  ever be thus.  Sullivan Diamond Drills  , i  3Iost accurate and  most economical   prospecting  drills made.  Drills of all capacities, operated by hand or horse power, steam,  compressed air or electricity.,  SULLIVAN MACHINERY  COMPANY.  305 and 306 Rookery, Spokane, Wash.     -      -      -       Chicago, III.,  KNIGHT & STONE, Agents.  CONTRACTORS FOR  PROSPECTING  MINERAL  LANDS.  M. A. BEALE  AGENT FOR  Canada Life  Imperial Fire  Sun Savings and Loan Co.  Identification and Protective Co.  Ontai-io Accident and  Parsons Produce Co. -----  Mining Broker, Insurance  and Commission Agent  The Money Some Men Make.  >         FlKST .\Luv: "Hullo Hill, what are  ,ymi driving ;it thu&e il;t\'s, you >cuiiiu to  bo on the jump till the lime and walk  as though you had important btisiriuiM  on hand."  'SKCO.vn Max: --Well, the factis,  .lack, a little prosperity puts the drive  in ii man. I have struek a position at  la-it. after a year of hard luck, whieh is  panning out first-rate."'  PiHST Max: ���'���Well.' that's ,your  Juck. for J am doing mi��hty little thene  days.    But what have you stru(;k?''  Skcox <Man: ������ I have taken a book  ajjoney from The Uradley-Garretson  Company Mini ted of Hrantford, Out.  They have r been at me for months to  eanviis. but r liiiijfliud at the idea, ;ui<l  nt la>t they made ine a ��ootl oflur. so 1  thouyht. I'd <>ive it a trial. 1 have been  at the work now ]wo months.'and 1 like  it iii>t-ratc. and am yoin��. to -tick 'to  it." "      '     _,  l-'ins-r Max: "Say Kill, do you think  1 could do the work, for I ��nv tl?e advertisement of thi.s firm yesterday, for  more men." "<  SiiCOXO Max: l;-J don't see why you  eo'uldjiiot; but write and gat them to  make you aii otter."  1 FlKST Max: "Thanks' old 'man, J  will, and I'll let yon1 know how it turn.-,  out." '  Books    Kept   arid   Accounts    Promptly    Collected  Agent for Geo.  Geary's Royal Mail,  Passenger and Express'Line  "    "    W;  D.  Kerfoot's  Royal' Mail,  passenger and Express  Line  KI.VEKS1DE   AVENUE  FORT    STEELE,    B.  C.  WANTED!'!  Five youi>j<   men'to travel, who would  ���not object spundiajf. pai-t of their  1      time at canvassing.    Lieferenees.  Bradley Garretson Co., Ltd.  HH.VXTl'-OKU, Oxt.  NOTICE.-  IX  TIUC COUNTY COUlt'J' OK   KOOTKXAY  IIOI.DIOX AT TOUT STKK7..K.  ..   (No. 9-1 or ,��99.)      ,  In llu; lil.iLUM- of John Uuwis Wilson ik1-  uuascil iiiicl in ilio miitici of Uio ������Ofiictiil Atl-  miuisir.iioi-s Act", diitud the Kltli iluv of May.  I��i!t.  Upon leading Hit. ailliliiuls of Krank  Williiuiis mid .Tiinios l''ei'iruMni ArmsirnnK' >t is  ordcml Hut Jiimcs Frruuson Arinslron^.  Olllci.il Adinimsti'iitoi' for tliu County of K'oote-  iiny. shall be AdtninKtiaior of all unci singular  ihe fjoocls. cliaitcls and cit.diis of .folin I^ewis  Wilson dcue.isuil. iind'tlisii tills Oidor lie published in luofoiixuijuthu uockly issuus of thu  ��� Prospector" a nowspapcr pulillslicl .il l-'nri  Stt-'ck'. in tlicCoimtvof Kootcnay.  (Sj.'d) .7. A. l^OKJX. .1.  Cruclitors and  otliur cliiimaiits should   lllc  I lioir claims with .1   V. AniislroiiK. Olllcial Ad  liniiisCialor. Koit Steele. H C. i  ^'l--J:i  We Make  ^WHEELS  Dm tabic. ..  I'Yee   < 'oin and bit  ISDN.  *(W.(il7.()8::  WMr>r>.-Mr,.  'n    :j.(iil.iH7  1K!I!I.  $72.fi(i.">.:t;!i.  ���is.;m,02i.  -J. lb"). 777.  Total    .fil0(i.28;i..'31."i .$l2."i.2(2.12()  Duty  ��� I8..'!:W..")!)2      21.072.127  I  Increase 2.7.'i:i.(.KHI  HOiMIC  INOUSTIilJOS   HOOMINfJ.  A i'ojittire ol' the return is that  the portion of tho month's exports which come under the head  ol free goods, shows a heavy increase in the goods ������.���which constitute the raw materials of rar-  ious industries: For example,  April 1809, shows; an increase  over April 1898 in crude rubber  and g-titta percho of *97.000: f ur  Itflnise., and   to  use  language  so |.skins .not dressed. .$"5,000:  iron  MILLER R0DE0NE2093 MILES IN 132 HOURS  The Eldredge  $50.00  The Belvidere  $40.00  Superior to all others irrespective  of price.   Catalogue tells you  why.    Write for one. .  NATIONAL SEWING MACHINE CO.,  339 BROADWAY.  New York.  MININGpllg  THIRTY-WIHTH YEAR.  24 Pages  :   Weekly :  Ulustrated. .  INDISPENSABLE  TO MINING MEN.,  $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.  , ,,        SK.VU  KOH SAJIPI.K Clll'V.  MINING ^sSntific PRESS  330 MARKET ST., SAW FRAHCISCO, CAL.<  I EAST KOOTENflY HOTEL  1  SUBSCRIBE.  TOR  THE PROSPECTOR.  Moyie City, J3. C.  g��  S9  a large and Attractive Hotel of quiet elegance in all its  a2>poiutmcnt.s. with a"cusine of superior excellence  2~       Strictly   First-Class   in, al    its   Appointments \,  ^  ^   fVfciyiaHprt  Brp^s^  Proprietors.   3  5-  *        JS 1>U1)1.1S1IKI>KVJ0UY SA'l'LTUDAY, A NO HAS A  % OU.UfANTKKD   ClUCUI.ATiON   r.AKOKR   THAN  % '- ANY OTIIKIi J'Al'JCK IN  EAST KOOTKNAY. IT IS  % WAs HOMlf: I'UINTEl). AND CONTAINS UOUHLf.  S': THK AMOUNT Ol-' NBWSOWSV I'Al'I'.K IN TUK  jp DISTlilCT. ��� o ' "��� '  JL&    Jin    Advertising   Medium  Unexcelled.  \ll  \L  xl/  \b  <7>  thk im.-osi'kctoii covkks a distkift        jjj  i..\K(.:i-:u tiian^somi: kmi'Iuks axu has a <j\  I.AKOK I'-OUKJON f'll.-Ci:i,A'l'ION. |[i  '11  '-sa-s-s-s-s-s-s-s-s-s-s-s-j-J-sa-s-s-s-i-s-s-s-ji-sa-siii^  The Paystreak Of Ad's In This Paper Pays From The Grass Roots,  And Never Pinches Out, Stake One !     The Result Will Be To  Your Interest.  JOB PRINTING OF ALLllKINDS NEATLY AND  PROMPTLY  EXECUTED.    .. ' '<���;��������� ��� THE PROSPECTOR. V'oRT STEELE. P.  C. .IT'NE 10. lM.fJ.  THE   PROSPECTOR,  J$    PVi'.lASUEi)    WlibAiLY   ii)  THE   PV.USPECTOH   CUM P.. XV.  a. n.  an ace.  PUBLISHER.  EDITOJi  AND  THE PROSPECTOR, is puhli-hed  every Saturday, and ha< a guaranteed  circulation larger tluin onj oilier paper  in Kitst Ki��otena>. It is all home Printed  jsnd contain- double the jicm- til an}  oilier paper in the Ji-iriet.  As an   ad\er(ising  iucdi'*in  it   is unexcelled.  Devoted to the upbuilding of Fori Steele, the  aerelopmeii'. nf the %ast mineral reMiiircts-o.'  lie East Kootenay mining district.  Suli-fiipt'i(/u��- :  i 2.W pei   jimt  Advertising rates made known on iipplicinon,  Contrihutions arc solicited from all parts of the  district, but all matter intended for publication  joust have the writer's signature.  -ss-  THIQ   PAPFR Is kepi ou tile at iho .idver-  ACo. Suite !���' . l'tr-i Nuuoii.U Haul, ltuili'ini;  Cnofcam. Wu-b, ��lnn wrjin.rts i-.ia he made  "or it.  ^mmmmw??immm??mrm%mwmnmwimmmmmm^  | DOMINION   EXPRESS |  ��| ���     COMPANY. 3  ���EE The Above Company Having Opened an Office at Fort Steele ~5  *   "    ' ��������**  Cr Shipiuonls of all kinds, whether in Bond, or C. (). I)..   .^  ��^   can now he received and forwarded without delay at great-   ~  S^   !y reduced prices. ��� ~  most  z3  f&lqg %}vo8V��!:tov.  .SATUKDAV.  JUNK Hi. lS(i!>.  'fitA XSPOIi TA TiUX    . 1 .Y I)    THE  -W1JSES.  / The   transportation    problem  is    one    which    all    new    mining   camps  are  called   upon   io  , contend with.     The  anxiety   is  natural enough.      Claim  owners  '   -on one hand contend   ihat   with  transporta.ioii" their properties  ^rOuld soon be  in a  position  to  enable' .shipment:*  to  be  made.  The    transpoi-tation    companies'  on the other hand reply:  "Show  -us that you  have  tonnage  and  you will get railroad".  The. transportation hu.-inoss  -is much like tiny olher business,  there is no sentiment .about, it.  where tonnage is assured railroads will go. When tlie mines  Qt Leadville'werc in a position  to ship ore, railroads were built  'above the clouds, 10.000 "feet  or  country were small concerns . in  the beginning ot iheir hiMory.  'A mine musl be made and it requires usually a vast amount ol  money, much lime and planning  to bring about the dcsii-ed result:  but no amount of money or  scheming Avill make a mine where  the values do noi exist in the  ground. Some great minos require much less money and" less  time than other* to achieve  greatnc>s, and in some instances  the promoters, of mining schemes  attempt to ������thrust greatness  upon'' the'mines they are en-'  deavoring to sell.--'3//'/"'/<// mni  Scictitf/ic Frew.  * * *  Now that Governor Mackintosh is out of the British Anii'ri-  ca Corporation it will cause no  .surprise to 'see hyn in East  Kootonav.,     While   no   one    re- !��f^ - - ;~jj  gards Charlie a. an experienced  ^liliiilUliiiiiilliUiliiiiiiliiiii^llliliiiiiliiUiiiimmiiiiiiili.ilS:  mining man, he has succeeded in ���  putting through a few  deals  of' '  ,, ..'-..  large proportions which will, no] , >'  doubt enrich the corporation and j  incidentaliv feather the  nest   of'  the ex-Governor.    So "far he has,!  made no ureal mistake. :  COMPLETE    PLANTS  i i  Ready for prompt Shipment IN OUR ROSSLAND WAREHOUSE  ^ MONEY   ORDERS,   the cheapest,   safest   and  convenient method of remitting money, are sold.  Further Information can bo obtained by applying to -  M,'A. BEALE, Agent.  i  i o-  KOIvT STKELK.   B.C <   ,  BOILERS  HOISTS  Rand  PUMPS  BUCKETS  CARS, WHEELS  and AXLES  Wir.e Rope and Supplies  compressors m Drills  Write for Estimates and Catalogues  JENCKES MACHINE CO.  CANADIAN RAND DRILL GO.  ROSSLAND,    B.    C.  R. MEN DEMI ALL, Manager,  mnsmS^sm^  Port    Steele  Lord Salisbury was once a  knight of the ,piek and shovel,  having'been a yold hunter in  Australia.  There is nothing definite regarding the railroad yet,. The  surveyors are still at Elko waiting for the cable which, will start  them on.  Brewing    Co.  -FORT STEELE,  B., C.  MANUFACTURERS     and     BREWERS    OF, EXTRA   FINE  t  fcfc  PP  fcfc:  m  M  tt  II  tt  VICTORIA METALLURGICAL WORKS;  '  AND ASSAY OFFICE.  .  . '".  43  FORT STREET.   VICTORIA, B. C'.  , W. J. R. C0WELL, B. A.f F. G. S., MINING ENGINEER.  SOLE PROPRIETOR AND MANAGER,  GOJ-ID ASSAY. 81.00,        GOLD AND STLVEIi. *J M,'   .  STLVKR. *l.00, S1LVEK AND LKAD, $1.50.,  LEAD. $1.00.     ,       GOLD. SILVEH AND COPPER. SO.'  OTHKRo METALS OK  APIT.IOATIOX.  '      MILL   TESTS:       .  *The Stamp Mill has a capacity ofr'20 Tons a day.  , The'Chlo.'-ination Plant 2..Tons a day.  S, A. ROBERTS, P. L. S.,  J3usihess \1q.f*  rTrT'T7rTTnTTtmt7TTT7TfTTTTt7TTT7TTmTTTTTtTT7TTnt7TTT7T7TnTT'PtTPTmmTTTTTTTrrTTTt  =34  3W  more above the  sea.    _ This ,not  because   the   people   asked ��� 1 or  ihem but'from  the fact, that  it  would pay.'     Rossland was shipping ore fk.r two yearsbeloro the  Red Mountain road was built in.  The   Canadian    Pacitic   did   not  build 'through ahe  C)-o\v's  Nest  -Pass from jliiv sentiine'ntnl  reas-  ons; it.becaiuoiin absolute necessity to build tlie road jn order to  . shorten their lines  lo  moot  the  competition   of r,rival   'corporations, who  wore pi-ossiug  them  closely for the trallic. and to get  their share of the ore shipments  from Kooienay.  The, mineral output of" liast  Kooionay last year was considerably loss than that of the two  preceding years, and no special  reason is given for it.' The fact  trhat there is now a i-a.ilroad in  J,he district will undoubtedly  Miiiiulale production, but railroad managers want absolute assurance that tonnage will be furnished. No one who has been  in East  Kooienay  will  question  Dearth of railway news is'  naturally discouraging. ~ We can j  only say keep,.up' courage: devel- ,���  op the mines and lure the capi-1  talist in to unearth the wealth I  which libs Ivdclen in  the  nioun-'  tains.  ''**���* '  Do" gold nuggets grow ':   is  a  question that has beeu<asked several 'times.    Under certain   circumstances they undoubtedly do.  Several years ago a  prospector  picked up a nugget in a California  gravel mine which weighed ��1300.  Ever since that'time this nugget  has  steadily  grown, until   now  when reference is   made   to   the  finding of thehnup it is  usually  stated that it weighed$1600.    In  a few years it will probably have  grown to s(5000 and  possibly   in'  time it may roach ��00,000.  There  is no  real evidence to  indicate  that nuggets grow in any' other  manner than above described.  BEER  PORTER  S0ED  BY  THE "BARREL,    KEG'   OR    BOTTLED  Bottled beer for family use a specialty  OUTSIDE ORDERS OWEN STRICT $ PROMPT ATTENTION  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  P. O. BOX 812  TELEPHONE' NO. 1  Koolenav  o  the fact that the   mountains are  full of mineral. It'is true that  all of the valuable and useful  minerals abound, but aside from  the North Star, St. Eueene and  one or two others., is there development enough to warrant a  steady output of ore. It will be  said that but few claim owners  are able Io iro. on   with  deveiop-  Tho'lack of paint on- many of  the dwellings in Fort Steele  gives our town the appearance  of being a mushroom city instead  of being the oldest town in East  Kootenav.  Sick & Williams, Prop's.  Now Open  e  Kirnberley,   B. C  -H. W. 'Drew, proprietor. '   N     ��� -,  "  Fort Steele Meat Company.  OX AUVERTltilXU.  John Wanamaker. one of the  most successful business men in  the world.1 believes in advertis^  ing, by that means he has built  up his enormous business, he  said recently:  f'To discontinue an advertisement is like taking down your  sign. If you'want to do business  you must let the people know it.  f would as .soon think of doing  business without clerks as without advertising".  Bloomingdale.    the   owner  of  mem : would thev be better nblo j "�� oi' ,ho '3'- department stores  I    .,  | in New "N ork. closed  a  contract  )U1     with      one       newspaper       last  financially  were "railroad  to their mines":'    These ai-c questions which confront every thinking man.     What should be done  iis to advertise tin--   resource^   of  the  country,    be   persi>toni    in  bringinir it before the   mine   operator   and   capitalist,   lose    no!  opportunity   of  .saying   a   irood i  word for the district,   tell  your'  friends, about   it.      There   is   an  old and true saying:���"You must  loot your horn if you  would .-,.���] 1  yOnr fi.-sh"  \k>    not    s,cari'    capital    d\vay  by holdinir prospects at   a   figure  which   will   prevent   its   inves,t  meat:  be <renei-oi!s.   you   can   afford 1o be: capital  uill   open  up  the   mines, ' then   railroads   will-  gridiron the valley of Hie Koote-  nay fronit-he iuterna.t.ioiutl bound-,  ai-.y to Oolden, and there will  be;  a scene of.mining  activity, .snoh !  a,s Avas'ne'\j,er dreamed of.  All of the  ful   mining'  large   and   success-  outerprises-   in' 'the  year for ��7.">.0<>O worth of  advertising: besides he advertised in every other newspaper  of pj-otuinencc in the city. During the. dull .season the big stores  do more advertising than at any  otln;r time.  As a rule in small towns proprietors of stores .give advertising to their local newspaper, as  they say. to he)]) it, along, and in  ! many instances do not, change it  i  for months.      This   kind   of   advertising doe-, not pay.     Ad\er-  lisemenli    should     be    changed  often,   and   attention   should    he  'c.illed to specialties.      The nier-  i chants ol .Spokane   are   jiist   be-  i ginning t.o recognize tii<\ \'a-ltie of  I judicious     advertising. Mer  le hail I.* '��� should., understand that  ' the relations between the local  newspaper and themselves are  reciprocal, that if they advertise  as they should they are the most  benefit! gl.      ,-  Fresh and Salt Meats always  on hand.  Robsofi ��& Rogers, Prop's  - .   .,-���     Fort Steele, B. C.  The  Riverside Avenue,  UPPER COLUMBIA NAVIGATION and TRAM  WAY COMPANY Limited.  GOLDEN      AND     FORT     STEELE  TIME   TABLE   TO   TAKE   EFFECT   JUNE   1ST,   1898.  GOING    SOUTH  Fridav  at  4  Confederation  L/ife    Association  OF.  TORONTO,   ONT.  .Issues an unconditional accumulative policy, which guar- *  Jk antees  extended  insurance^ or a paid up policy after two ����!  years.        It is absolutely free-from restrictions from date ��?$  r/| of issuance, and has but one condition, vi/.r     ��   ���     ��� '      m$  That the Premium Shall be Paid..  F��)i- turtlici- intoi'Diatiiun apply to the head office..'L'onmiu. or the  l<K.-til :i>>eiu. . i  A. L. MeDermot,  P. 0. Box 4. '        FORT STEELE,  Ii. 0.  PREMIER HOUSE  SHEEP CREEK, B. C. K. J. HIGBYE. Proprietor.  ���   First-class Accommodation for Travellers.   ���  11 v e ry t h i n g    N e \v  The Windermere  Stage Stops  lioth (ioing and  Coming.  Steaniei-  leaves   (iolden   every  Tuesday  and  Sleainei- arrives at Windermere " "  Stage  arriv<js  at   Fort   Steele Thursday  and   S'unday  COINd    NORTH  a.  '       V-  at (i }).  m.  m.  in.  Stage loaves Fori  lioaf leaves Wind  Sleanier arrivi\s at (loldon W'ediiesdav  Sieele   Monday   noon and Saturday at 8 a. in.  rinore  Wednesday at  I a. in. and Sunday noon  ty   noon.  ni.   and   Aloud  Freight in Carload lots of ".Ki.(X)0 lbs'" delivered,a.t Fort Steele via  ���. (<oldeji a,t L'j cents per pound. "\-  C.   1'.   Iv.  and   boa,t charges  liiust  I'x.v pa..id lo coiiijian.y'.s agent at  ���Wlndorniere before delivery.  Upper Columbia Navigation & Tramway Co.  ���/ . C.'-H., PARSON, Secretary,  McBride Bro's  m>  Shelf  ��/s  Heavy Hardware  Powder, Gaps  V->"  (.-umberland   .Blacksmith  Supplies,    Drill    Steel,   .Etc.  Coal.  fm  Miniiu  ������;���       THE   LARGEST  KOOTENAY.  d  STOCK   OP' HARDWARE   IN : EAST. THE PROSPECTOR. FORT STEELE,  B. C.'JUXE 10.  ISfiP.  amMM>ifU ' i>.i 'U-ij ��� i   < ����� ******  ��te fflvo&pzctov.  dATUKDAY.  .JUNE 10, J8��!l.  IK THE EABIiT DAYS.  C. T.  the Canadian Pacific Survey in  '  V 1871.  C. F. Hannington, C. 10., who  is now located at Fort Steele,  has been connected with railway  surveys in the northwest for  ' .many years, and his personal experiences in that time are extremely interesting, "and if gathered together would fill a vol-'  nine. A few, days ago while Mr.  Hannington was in an reminiscent mood The Pkospecxor  representative called upon him,  and he gave a' few facts which  ���will be interesting reading to our  p a Irons. '      '  '���Mi-. Hannington. -1 understand that you have been connected with surveys of the C. P.  R. for many years, do you mind  giving Tun PiiOsi'KCTOit "a resume of your work in that time.  "That is a( contract I am not  prepared to take this evening,  however I do not mind skimming  - over the last 30 years.   ?  "Well! I started- on the  first  ^surveys of the road  in  71,   and  .-lintilrAugust '84 was continuous-  ,   ly on the work in the east and in  ".British   Columbia.   , I came to  this Province first in 73���a long  time ago as.you say.  ���, '-You inust. have had some rich  ,iind^ varied experiences on the  '/surveys in e'arly"days?" " ;'  "Well! we had.    .One of the  "most memorable was a trip  ,lar-  vis and I made in,fthe  winter of  74 and "75.   Starting from Ques-  nelle, B. C,   in .December,   and  reaching Winnipeg, Man.,   (Fort  Garry it was then called) in May  following.. This .exploration- was'  through Smoky "River Pass, this  ' stream being a tributary of Peace,  river.0,   However, you will find a  ��� report of this tripu in  the  Gov't  ��� , report of '76, if.you carerto read  /it.    I .have diaries  of all  these  .years  since  701  and find^ them  both  useful and  interesting: at  times though it is rather, depres-  ".sing: to look back  and  note, the  changes in many ways that have  ' taken place in 28 years.-  f-  .f'You were on the Crow's Nest  branch, I understand^"'  "Yes! from the head of Moyie  lake to Kootenay lake in location  and construction. I left there  in-December last aiid spent the  winter down east.  "���'Can you give me any definite  information as to the work to be  .jlone by the" C. P. Ry. in this  East     Kootenay.   country    this  stitule s not due until "Seplem- combustion is responsible for  ber. There is plenty of time for the fires in ice sheds,  the Bqard of Trade to meet and (according to some authorities,  extend an invitation for them all j When a layer of ice is melted  to visit East Kootenay. There around the top and sides in sum-  could be no better advertisement iner. an-immense amount of heat  FORT STEELE  Assay       Office  (K-IHtillsQi-li   lfr*3l  Hannington,  c.  E.,   Was  on for tlie district than to have the  editors  and  Fort Steele.  mining   men   visit  'IMPERIAL   LIMITED.  Important Changes to go Into Effect  ' >  With the Installation of a Fast  C. P. R. Transcontinental  Service.  The name of a train does not  ordinarly signify much,' but in  the "Imperial Limited" of tlie  Canadian Pacific Railway and  the connections which will be  formed therewith it is safe to  say that western Canada will derive more advantage 'than from  anything which has been done  since the establishment of the  transcontinental service. This  train which will make the run  from tidewater to tidewater in  four days, the fastest time heretofore made across the American  continent���will'undoubtedly convert a large share of the business  between .the Atlantic and the Pacific which has" hitherto gone  via the United States routes, as  the time between New England  and the east and the American  coast cities will be quicker ,thah  via Chicago." ,  , ��� FORTY HOURS TO TORONTO.l  The service over ' Canada's  great thoroughfare will- afford  strangers an excellent opportunity of visiting Winnipeg and.1''deriving a knowledge of our western country. Probably, however, the improved , service will  be of more advantage and much  is set free. When conditions are waluncer  exactly favorable, 'spontaneous  combustion takes place. Others  believe that a zone ol warmth  and moisture is created by the  melting ice and this at tracts lightning. In any case an ice house is  a beautiful place for a tire.  &    NELSON,  MATORS.  ANIALGA-  H. W.  Samplos. may be left at. Assay office or  will) E. A. Elton A- Co.  LOCAL NEWS.  The family of R. G. Shier arrived in the city on Wednesday  and will make their permanent  residence in Fort Steele.  " Bulletins of the Fitzsimmons-  Jeffries fight were 'received at  the Hotel Windsor last evening.  There was a big crowd present.  Two Riverside" avenue lots  were sold during the week. The  property is opposite the Steele  House.  <A genuine real estate boom has  set in. There arc inquiries for  property in all pans, of town.  Several sales of Riverside avenue  and Mahi street, property have  been made, and the new owners  will shortly commence building.  E. J.'SCOVIL  DREW,  Proprietor.  Fort Steele.  minim: lillOKKK.  notary pvhmu  V,  lU'.il Ksi;u<- :iri(l Ge'nel.ll A^rlil  fe       WINDERMERE,    B.  Cor ret-1 >'>i tils nix Solicilal.  C.  HOTEL    WINDERMERE  W1NPKK.MUHK. Ii   C.  'Win. Burns, inspector of public schools, held an examination  in the Fort Steele school yesterday. He expressed'himself well  pleased with the progress made  by the children since his last  visit. Mr. Burns will remain  until .Monday and, continue'the  examination on that day.  In'the case of Regina ys., Phil-  lipps, tried at Nelson last week!  resulted in acquittal; J. A., Harvey of this city, special counsel  for the defendant, made an  elo  quent appeal to the jury, who  more appreciated by the business : Were only out; five minutes and  meii of th.e-we.st.     The   "lmper-.| brought  in   a    verdict   of    not  ial Limited"' is to be a daily train  leaving Winnipeg at 10 p. m.,  reaching Toronto at 1 p". m. and  jnilty.  'season?"  ' "Well! that is a leading question.' I have some knowledge of  what is to 'be done this season,  but cannot at present, give you  any information in that direction  I have no doubt', however that  ihe necessities of the district will  be attended to as speedily as  possible. 'Great bodies move  slowly', they say. But 12 months  ago your nearest railway was  170 miles away, instead of eight  miles as at present. Mr. Shaugh-  nessy, the vice-president of the  C. P. R.f takes a great deal of  intorest in this country, and you  may be sure that when he sees  his way clear to opening up any  part, that needs railway communication it will be done.  A telegram from Mr. Bostock  states that the people of British  Columbia need not unnecessarily  worry themselves in regard to  redistribution, as the bill will  only effect the province of, Ontario and that the other provinces were not in if.  Prepare for the Editors. -  A matter which properly  should come before the Board ol  Trade is that of the edilors ex-  cui-sion from Eastern Canada to  British Columbia, and later the  excursion of the Canadian Mining Institute, whose headquarters at Montreal. The editors'  itinerary, so far ([as 'published,  does not include East. Kootenay.  The excursion of the Mining  In-  Montreal at 6 p. in. the^ second  day, thus making the journey in  forty and , forty-four hours respectively. -   -  The train reaches Winnipeg  from-the east at 6.30 a: m., and  leaves for the ..coast at t.iu,  reaching Calgary at breakfast  time next morning and Vancouver in a little over two days.  An express service has also  been arranged over the Crow's  Nest route to-the Kootenay country, whereby the journey to Nelson will be made in 40 hours and  Rossland in 43 hours.  This improved service will  also shorten up the timo via the  lake route to the east as passengers will not require to. leave  Winnipeg until 10 p. m.. making  connection with steamers at Fort  William the following morning  and reaching the east on the second morning thereafter.  NEW   DAILY  BRANCH' TRAINS. '  ' The changes in the local train  service in Manitoba will be of a.  marked improvement. A1 new  train will leave Winnipeg for  Moose daw at 8:,'30 a. in. daily for  the accommodation of local business���the "Limited" only stopping at a few points���and will  reach Winnipeg from Moose Jaw  at 7 p. in.  A new local train will also  leave Brandon at S a. m. and re-  1 urning at 7 p. m.  A daily service will also bo established on.the Glenboro branch  to Souris. while in connection  with the M. & N. W. Co. there  will also be a daily train to and  from Minnedosa.  A service for the accommodation of Rat Portage business will  also be established as soon as the  season opens.  time of  the  liiu-  UNDERTAKERS  �����fc EMBALMERS  -1 ��� ^ i   -   �� -        i  Present address MAOGS &I1IJGHKS  Opposite Hank of Comtnpiue  ?.       CRANBROOK.  ���  i  Tfilepi tilth, oriti'i-.s piomptly itUrndcd u>  J. A. STODDART,   PROP.  The   lynieM    IJotul   in   East  lv<iolen;ij  Everything New-  Cuisine Unexcelled  OVKHI.OOK1NU      WINDERMKItK      I.AKK  FINE   SUMMER   RESORT  Cood     Boating    and    Fishing.  The  ote.n  R ���;,���" nER'   Fort Steele.  Is ajar^e and-Attractive Hotel of,Quiet Elegance in all  its Appointments! with a Casino of Superior  <   ��        ' Excellence. '   -   ��  HUGH   WATT,   M.   D., C. M.,  Consultation owl   Special Practice Onhl  ," OFFICE   HOURS-1   TO   3   P. M.  ���   l&f Xi-rht uaHs-should  go   to Dr.  Bi-oclie.'- >  Geo S- .McCaner.  .1. A. Jliirn-j.  ,    HARVEY & McCARTER  Jiorrit-tir.*.   Solicitor!!,, Xoturics   PuIiIm;  .  \   ���.'< "      Connyinicirs (tc.  '    '   KOMT STKEU-VB. C. '    '   '   '  liBVKLSTOKB.STATION* ,ii]ilGOLDi:X  COLLECTIOKS      PROMPTLY      MADE.  The running  ited-between Winnipeg and Portage la Prairie will be one hour  and <ii~) minutes; Brandon 3 hours  and 40 minutes;. Rat Portage  1,11ree hours and 4f> minutes.  . These above changes take effecton the 18th of June.  NOTICE.  Take notice that a meeting of the  Board of License (.'oimiiissiouurs for  South Ea��t Kootenay will be' held Mt  the Court House in the town of .Fort,  Steele on the 15th day of June. 1899.  at the hour of eleven o'clock in the  forenoon, to consider the following-.applications for Liquor Licenses:���Robert  D. Mather. .Dalgardn'o Hotel. Fort,  Steele, hotel license: Robert G. Shier.  International Hotel. Fort Steele, hotel  license: William Stewart. Oriental  Hotel. Fort Steele, hotel license:  Daniel McKeish. Steele House. Fort  Steele, hotel license: Harry \V. Drew.  Central Hotel. Fort Steele, hotel  license: David Griffith. Wild Horse  Hotel. Wild Horse, hotel license:  John., .L. Gates. 1 loyal Hotel. Kini-  berley. hotel license: .1. M.' Carroll, Ontario -Hotel. i Kimberley,  hotel license: Jacob Berknum. Central  Hotel. Wardner. hotel license: Woodford & Koland. International Hotel.  Wardner. hotel license: K. .1. Hioliby.  Premier   House.   Sheep  Creek,   hotel  license.  II. W. BARNKS.  Chief License Inspector.  St. John's Church of England.  Divine service will be held in  St. John's church at 7.3(1.  Strangers welcome.  Sunday school at ^::i0 p. m.  All the children inviied.  LA KG E   A ND ��� COMMODIOUS  COMMERCIAL MEN.    ,  SAMPLE   ROOMS   FOR  Everything New, First Class and up to date  ,  In Every Particular.  HEADQUARTERS  For'Travellers and Mining Men.,  RESTAURANT   OPEN   DAY 'AND   NIGHT.  <  E. J. WALSH, C. E.  &r. CANT.,SOC. C. K.  Formerly, on eiiiiiiiocnnn Mali of Ui-jjuri-  mem Railways ami C.'inul.s C'uiiiulu. .inil lute  IDnci'tor pf the J'ublic- Woi ks l')(.,)in)'(im.-ul,or  the T.eewanl I -la lids. '  Surveys. Plans. Ksti.matks and  Kepobts lor Storage Keservoir.s, Filter Beds, Water Works. Sanitation,  Sewerage and Land Drainage. Irrigation. Public Roads and Bridg-ex, Rail-  wsiys>, Tramways ifec.  Ottawa, Ontario  and  Fort Steele, B. C.  Telegraphic address,:���        '  WALSH. OTTAWA.  Up To Date  ���*���"''.      . �� ' ���     i *  ^Sjp In  Eaclv 'and  Every  Department  of  the  Business  f LEADERS    POK    THE    NEW    YEAR  *        ��� ' "  ��fe Fine Toilet Soaps  j��t Imported Perfumes  jfe '' Toilet. Preparations  jfe ' " Webbs Confectionery  rfi �� i       ,   ,  Hair Brushes  Tooth Brushes  Nail Brushes  T. H. TAYLOR, C. E.  PROVINCIAL   LAND    SURVEYOR  Surveys  Mines, etc  of  Mineral   claims.  Kojds.  WIND  SUZUKI IK.  Ii. C.  HOME   RESTAURANT  MRS. AMME,  Prop.  STRICTLY  Complete   Range  PURE ��� DRUGS     '���  1  Patent   Medicines  of  I  j{t Try ,a Bottle of Vin Mariani.       Try a Jar of Ontario Honey if  ** QUALITY ANH CO.M I'LETICXKSS KVKISVWHIORK  Pioneer Drug Hail  Gi-aduate Ontario CoHeire of Pharmacy ^,r  ���I"  FORT *  STEELE  A. W. BLEASDELI.  mme-'-F: -  &   PITTS  ^ DONALD  4?  Fruit $$  Confectioner}'  Icehouse Fires.  Curiously, a,n icehouse  is  the  i|    ���   ���  most likely  place  in  the  world  for a fire, Insurance rates are  so high on ice sheds as to be almost prohibitive of any policies  being taken out      Spontaneous  Tea is better fresh���if it  isn't, what does the grocer  mean by telling you that he  has sonic tea just come  from abroad?  Fresh doesn't mean just  picked; it means just roasted. Schilling s Best is  roasted as fast as your grocer wants it���no- faster���-  in San Francisco.  A Schilling & Company   '. ������  San Francisco (j 403  Mr  Notions of all kinds.  CIGARS and TOBACCO.  NOTICE.  I lieu'liv ni\c notice Hint si\lv il.i\s .uii-i  (l.ui- I iniiTuI loupply to iliuCliK-l Comiiiissloii-  im (if Lands mihI Works. \'liloif:i. H. O.. fm piw-  iiiIssiiui in iiuich.isu lln> riillduln^.' plct'i <iT ttii-  tK'i'npii'it .iml ilincscrvcd Ci'ovmj lands' slni-  .Licd mi l-iooK.-n.iv llvor Iu tlie District (if Sniitli  i:.ist K'iMjti'li.n' i'in\lii<'c ol Millisli ('(iliinihl.i  Hid di'siiilx'd .is lollops (tt miming .it the  smitli c.ist t oi nci (if I.di frit tin in'��� cist ^'0 on  i\\(.nt\ (li.(ir>siji(>ic.(ii I<s,s,i^i K'im/K ii.t\ m\ci:  llimce IdlloMin^' Ii.iiiU "f l\'iiol.'.'ii.i.\. rnur in .t  iiorlhurly und wcsnirl.v (llreclkin In tlie north  cust corner oi Lot :t.v.:i. fjronp I. Cohtalnint; in  all cifrhly :tcr(?K nioi'f: or less.  .IOI1.V V.r.Us.  Fort Sicelf. Mareli IS, iw.i. |o.:>r;  KIMPTON  WINDERMERE  General Merchants  Mining supplies a Specialty  Miners ��oin^ norihwnrd via Canoe River Ivoule will find it a hn-^e  saving and convenience 1o jjrocuro their supplies, at Donald.  SOLE AfJEXTS for  Canton   Steel Company  ���\Vmd<'niii'iv, d'olden and  Mining Division.s.  I Donald  ���  ��� :     .       .   .   ��� ���,        .ii . ���    ���       .-������������,������.������  Agentjj  at Windermere for the California Gianti������Powder. Go. THE PROSPECTOR, FoiiT STEELE. B  C. JUNE 10. ItiuO  ����to ffivostpsciov:.  SATUUIXAV, JUNK HI. JSO'.i.  Of Interest to Miners.  W. S.  Stratton,  who  recently  sold the  Independence mine  at  Cripple   creek   for   ^lO.OuO.Of'l),  discovered'the mine in  I Kill.  Bolivia is credited   with   hav-  ���   nig produced more than 200,000,-  000 in gold.    New Grenada is to  have produced more than #S00,-  000.000 in gold.  Alder ,'Gulch, in Montana, is  said to have produced iu three  years $80,000,000. The total output of the guieh is placed by  some as high as ��70. UllU.WU.  Diamonds have been found in  a number of localities in the  United" States���in California.  North' Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Colorado, Wisconsin. Oregon,'and it" is reported, also iu  ' Idaho', Arizona and Montana.  'One of the .largest if not absolutely the largest gold ore body,  in the United States is that in  the Homestake mine, South Dakota, which on thefbOO foot level  is said'to be 4.70 feet wide, all  pay ore. The fact'that a shaft  has been sunk 425 feet through  sold    bearing   gravel  warship to pa-sS through. 11  will have a width at the top of  ^17 feet and 117 at Ihe bottom,  wilh a depth of ifil feet.  The canal is being so strongly  built that vessels may steam  through it at t'le i-ate of six  knots an hour. It will take six  days for a large vessel to pass  through it. travelling night and  day. The canal is to be lighted  along the whole course bv electricity, aud the total cost is estimated at about 'J24.000.000.  Pour years will be required to  complete the undertaking.'  The advantages, commercial  aud otherwise, which Russia expect:, to derive from the making  of this mammoth canal will more  than compensate for the enormous outlay., and the scheme is  viewed'very favorably throughout the czar's dominions.  'Mb  *4  CARLIW   & DURICK  Diamonds in a Volcano.  An interesting discovery from  a geological view point ha.-�� latterly been made in the Witries  Hoelc Mountains in Natal. On  tlu'j.suminit of an extinct volcano  near the edge of a lake, tilling  the ��� former crater, soundings  have established the presence of  a sand' layer containing- small  .diamonds.    It, would be instruet-  withoLUj ive to kno'w whether  these  din-  reaching bedrock need not deter; momls wore- rh(,ro  a<.(.identaliv.  the  owners  from   sinking   still [or whc-ihor lhe filld 5  deeper as  bedrock  must  lie  at  GENERAL  Fort  Steele,  Sole Agents for the  MERCHANTS  Eest  Kootenay.  1 N. hanson 3  ���    =3  General JVtercHarit  0      Lviqtwor Dealer.  AND  GdlllOU StiOtll  COMPANY  This Stkkl i\ guaranteed to be equal to .lessop's  or  Firths in all  Hard Rock Wouic.  Manufacturer of all Rinds of Lumber,       A large assortment of seasoned Lumber and Shingles ahviiys  on hand.  DIMENSION      LUMBEK  SPECIALTY.     '     =S  I      WflSfl, - -.- B.G,     |  Sor.K AOKXTS  COMPANY  SoLK    AGKN'J'S  Grows Nest Goal  Giant Powder company;  some point below.  I with a diamond held.  > connected  lor the said  iMining  Supplies a  Specialty.  DON'T   FORGET  The Steele House  1 mountains are not situated  in  ,���' One reason wliy gold is seldom j district known to be diamautifer-  found in pot. hole- .,in  auriferous j C)US      Considering the later sup-  .  steams is. probably  due  to   tlie j positiou.   the   presence  of   pre-  fact that swift currents plunging jeious stones in the  crater  of a  1     into  the  depression  sweep   the  volcano'will doubless throw some  '    golden particles but,   redepo-sit-  ii^ht upon tue formation of prec-  ing.rhem ata point lower  down  io^ stones in nature.  1    the stream.   .Another reason  is  that those pieces 'of grains  not  "swept  out jn  tins  maimer   are  , ground   among   the   rocks   and-!  sand which are constantly scour-  ( ing in these pot holesand inconsequence actually   worn   out   by  "attrition.    '  When  selecting  a  site  for  a  tunnel.to develop or work'auiiue  ���   do not' go so low  that  the  ore  -,cannot be run   from   the  tunnel  directly into a mill oiiothc break-  ),-er  floor,', from    which   the*  ore  wo'nld dec-end by gravity through  "Ihe  various  processes   until  "it  passes'out the mill.   - II' (here is  a heavy  fall   iu   the canyon  or  gulch  bplow  Ihe   proposed   tunnel sile, the tunnel may be slarl,-  ' ed lower  and   the  mill   may  be  built some   distance' down   the  gulch in order that lhe0ore may  be trainine.il into the  lop'of   the  ' 'iiill.-  Kootenay Illustrated.  Arrangenionts have been made  with Ihe B. C. Keview. of Lon  don.' ISng., by which 'the .'July  'Annual of the h'ootenay Mining  ��� Standard will be -reproduced  in flic hhifilish metropolis.  This will be the groalest adver-  tisenient lImj Kootenays. has ever  had on the oilier side of the Atlantic, from tlit! fact that the  Standard is Cully endorsed b.v  the public bodies of the. district,  and that its contents, so far as  the reading matter is concerned,  are not dictated or paid for by  any corporation or individual  who.se property may be mentioned in its pages  WE     HAVE  A    COMPLETE   STOCK   OF*  A Chicago Comment.  i  Commenting ou the arrest  of  Mr. Ludgate. on ;Deadman"s  Island, the Chicago Tribune savs:  ������After the provincial nplice had  knocked him down aud held  his  face in the mud awhile and  put  irons' on   him,   he reconsidered  his deterininat'iou,  and   the  city  of Vancouver  registered  a'triumph as  against  the  might-,of  Canada, t he government of Great  "Britain and Ireland, jiucl  the almighty'dollar hailing from   Chicago    At last accounts-a Uritish  s O  gunboat was hasteuiim to the  scene. An Irish wake isn't a  circumstance to Deadman's Island when -it gets under way.  The dead man who is supposed  to own the island may have company before this insular affair is  settled."        '        ���     "  First" Class   Brands   of  Liquors   and   Cigars.   ������   Headquarters      for     Mining   - Men.        Commodious  Sample    Rooms.,       Best   Cuisine   in   the ���  ' ' ,, West. ,    Modern    Conveniences.-   \  .' Home    Comforts.  [Groceries, Clothing,  ( ' i  Boots and Shoes gs  't .    ** ��� -.'     ",vr' r-�� ��� ' "}  <    '" V. -"     ' *  '"     ,   ,. .       e ,       l        "���'.  Fort Steele Mercantile Go. Ud.  D. McNeish    , , o  Proprietor.  7.-),0(X),-  i   year.  What London Drinks  Londoners consume -  000 gallon.-^ of water ;  They do'not drink all of it, and  what they do drink is not always  taken clear, as they .use L'S.OOO.-  000 pound* of tea as well. They  do put down lM, 000,000 gallons  of beer, however, as well as -1.-  -100,000 gallons of spirits, besides  iiO.OoO.UUU gallons of mineral  waters.  Russia's Big Ditch.  The career of prosperity which  the   Manchester  ship  canal  ap-  ,pears to June entered upon at  last has inspired I Brussels to  favor a similar project for that  citv. says the London Miiil.  ,: It is proposed,.to make 'thecity  a maritime'port.' with dock' accomodation and,it basin for shipping, comprising- about JJO.i'kk)  acres.0   The  canal wi].!'b<'; about  ,7") miles Jong.' The work has not  ��� yet been beguh; but it is said  that there is no doubt   but.  that  I the   ���.scheme,   will1   be    carried  ��� through..  Both the Manchester .ship canal and the projected waterway'in  . Belgiam sink" into in.sigiiificanee  Avhen compared with the FJussian  canal that is, . ikj'w being built  froiu.the Baltic lb the Blade sea.  ft. is.to be 1090miles long, large  eiiougli   to   permit    (Jie   largesl.  Scotland seems a strange place  to find a statue ol Abraham Lincoln, and yet there is one there.  It adorns a monument erected  in old Calton burying ground.  I'jdinburirh. to the memory of  the Scottish Americans who  fouyhi in the American civil  war.  THE   DALGARDNO 1  ,         , Fort Steele.  B.  C.     ,          , ��� �� 'i ,S .,  .'.  ���                           ���               ' ��   " ���   M'"  g A  MODERN BUILT,   WELL 'EQUIPPED   HOSTELRY fyj.  iC-:    '."W.ITH ALL IMPROVEMENTS UP- TO DATE ')$ '  %           '     AND AVHOSB'CHIEF FEATURES- ARE fS.  5fe . , ��  w  E  GREAT  Northern  Railway.  TIIK SURVKVOUS  CHAIN'  MADE IT  T1IK SHOKTKST  Tie a .vscoN'J'iXKN'r a r. Kou'i'i:.  tt Ls the most modern in equipment: it i.s tlie heaviest railed line:  has a rock-ballast  roadbed:  it. crosses no sand deserts; it, was   built  \vithoiit< a land yrant or "("vornnieiit, aid; it is noted for, courtesy of its  employes.- it, is the only line M-i-vimr meals on the a la carte plan.  THROUGH TJII0 OltAKOKKT SCIONKKV IN AMI  It;  OliANDIORT SCION 10KV  1?V   IJ.WbKlllT.  lUCA,  '&�� Unexcelled Cuisine  ^    ,      Quiet Home Comforts  ^ Finclv Furnished Bedrooms  3R < *'  ^ . A First Class Bar.  ���M   R. D. MATHER,   Proprietor.  m  ���8  m  :m  m  Commercial Hotel  ���AND-  for  I'OIJT STIOKI.,10 and the I0AST KOOTIONA Y MINUS. Weekly ,  Slaye   from  Ivalispell.    Steamboat eoim]iii]i:.-al.ioiis fi-om .lenninys  diu-in<j  Suinmer.    Quickest and l!est route 1(j all parts of i,]1(J United  3l:ile��.  I0a.stei-u ('anada and   I0uro]>u.  Por maps, tickets and complete inlorinatiou call or addce*.-  nearest ayi'iit or  Baker Street, Cranbrook. B. C.  f  Conducted   on   the   Bwropean   Plan  I'.G.nrXON.CIi'iiera!  A;  Spokane    Wash.  cut.  K.I.WIII'I'NIOV. ft. I  St. I'.ml.  . am  Minn  I   T.A  WELL    APPOINTED   CLUB    ROOMS  Best      Wines     and     Liquors     at     the     Bar.  "MUNSON NO. 2."  McMillan  FUR & WOOL GO  Exporters and Bmporters  200 to 208 First Ave. No.  MSNNEAPOLIS, * -  MINN.  The  Best   Writing Machine  TIIK    ONLY  INTERCHANGEABLE  STEEL TYPEWHEEL  lOleyanl.ly   llliinti-at.c.il   Catalo^ui  P'rei-.  i^\\.^\j^V ^^ii^\i.^\\ *^\\^\, ^V\ ^^, ^V. ^^\ ^--^:.^V\ ^\.^>.^7^ (^V.^^\ *TVi^^\^V ^fi<. ^rV\t^\ ^^\  1%. THFS                                      X  I Otieen's Hotel.    I  M ���                                              *  $g Two Commodious Sample Rooms for Commercial Men    ,  ^  & MMiVrAGK TKANSKlOJtKKO J-'JJIOIO                                 ifa  X HOT A: CO/A) JiAT/IS                         PATES S3 PEP DAY.     ^  | jl., 6,. Greene...- Proprietor.. J  Shlpmonta Solicited.  Writs for cireuior-.i Address Bdgar. A. HilJ, Manufacturer, 94-96Wendell Street. Chicago .:?  GOL,lDBN9H. C.  I  I THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE. B. C., ,IUJSTE 10, 1809.  ^Z.~*JL. J&L �����&��. 2&L. .rfi. 2&1 ���*��. ���*��� -rfi ^fe. <��fc <��ft��. <lftl. .lJU�� .ifti  ^i  *9��   *f*   flf*   *f��   ��#��   *f*   *#��   *#��   *f��   fl#��   *|-   "#*   ^.*   *f*   ��f*  �������� *�������� ������v*' *�������� *����� �������� ���Q* *J* �������� #fi* ������'j* **��**"  4#^ *���* *���.* *���* *.���.* il* *f* *#* *��������� *#* *0* 't*  **���'  ##  **  . ifcifcifeJi'tii*'-'^.^.^i'.'.>k..-*i-.>V-i*��.,.i*>.i����-,j;f��.  ���-���.*�� ������*? --:���.��� ���*��� ;-!��.��,-'.���.��.-��������.�� **.��-!*.�� -*?���<*.�� --^--.��.�����,���<*��;���; >tr "fr  ������������-rfi����*��.��*o������������� .��**-^3��-*7S^K�� �������*�������. <:���,  i*ii��i 'j; ������,;.'. ���'' ���.: ���'.���.���  ? ���"*!f*-.r^*!M-: ".<���. .il^'i^t-B^'L.-..! j  TH  CAP  *  FORT STEELE  i      r P '*'     '  11 ' ' i f I f ..,.,,..,.. l:   , .......   ....  The only Government town ItliltneFSlsfiSii  WATCH THE PROGRESS OF FORT STEELE  �����:.&>  The Hub ���of the  FORT STEELE  District  Rich Placers on Wild Horse; Brewery and Fisher greeks!  in gold has been taken  OTitlB^jiS'^dtlH^^  Sole   headquarters  for  Tracy, Wasa, Lewis, 'Vf<fi|||^^  s.'- creeks.   The 'highest, grade pi^<��yig^|S^;'i^^ ^;J^|i^g>^S5^||f }^|  [ Head of, Navigation on the Kootenay'River Illilft^SllSilllSSsli^  Daily Stage between Fort Steele and  The  Objective   Point  of  The KOOTENAY & NORTHWEST  The  Great  ilMM/  Choice resident and business lots 30x99 from $100 to $250;     Easy terms  titles guaranteed-    For Particulars Apply to  EL,A. Elton:  T'PRI-P''  I, L-*L_yl_^.jC2r�� THE PROSPECTOR:" FORI STEELE, B. C, JUNE 10. ]>!������.  Tlie Canadian sank 01 commerce  (HEAD OFFICE TORONTO.)  Paid     wp    Capital    $6,000,000.  Ho.w Geo. A. Cox, President.- K. H.  Wai.fckk, tion. Man.  Sterling Exchange Bought and Sold..  London Agents���The Bank of Scotland.  CANADIAN PACIFIC;  RAILWAY i  The daily .service  between    ��.  CRANBROOK BRANCH,  J. W. H. SMYTHE, Manager.  She Jpro&pecior  SATUKUAY, JU>TE 10. 18!)'J.  LOCAL NEWS NOTES.  The Prosfkctok is now  equipped with a first-class tire  fighting apparatus, viz., 100 feet  of two inch hose, which is connected with the street main. In  case of lire in the office or in the  adjoining premises,rthebuildings  could be deluged iu a few moin-  ent.s. Good fire protection? on  the premises beats insurance all  to pieees. , * '  Mrs. Underbill will servo light  refreshme7its for ladies every  _ day. The lunches will consist  of Ice Cream a7id Gake, Eggs,  etc. Mrs. Underbill is now located in the Grass ick building,  next door to The Pkosi'kctok  office.  Photograph Cameras at Cann's  The people of Fort Steele were  surprised on waking up Monday  niorniiig to see the ground covered with snow. This is not bad  for the f>th of June. -  - ' Have, your  life  insured  with  tlie Confederation Life Associa-   _ _  tion, the quly company that   is- j ���n*t'  sues an unconditional accumula-'  tiv�� policy.     A. L. McDermot is  agent.  The Confederation Life Association issues an unconditional  accumulative policy which is the  most liberal life , insurance contract issued.    A. L. McDermot,  Atlantic'  i  and; Pacific  by the  IMPERIAL   LIMITED  will be inaugurated on  18th   JUNE  While the" Board of Trade i> in  .session they could easily take up  the matter of circulating a petition to the officials of the C P.R.  asking" that the sui-vey to the  .North .Star mine bo completed.  The line was surveyed from the  junction to ihe cut bank, about  four miles west of town and no  further. A petition (would no  .doubt receive attention and the  survey be ordered.     .  ��� The Keller Miner, a new candidate for public favor, appears  among the exchanges. We welcome the Miner as itis doing for  .the south half of the Colville  reservation in Washington, what  The Prospkctok has 'been doing for four years Lu the Fort  Steele district���advertising the  mineral resources. The miner  is bright aud newsy, and fills its  field admirably.  The .Quickost'Unie  between,    ."  Ocean   $g&  Ocean  across the  American   Continent  Express service via  Crow's Nesl Route to'  WINDERMERE  ���i <  *      Is now on the market and LOTS are  for Sale.  WINDERMERE is the MOST PICTURESQUELY situated town in the ENTIRE EAST KOOTENAY  DISTRICT. ' .       "  ' " f <  ' o t '  Situated as it is in the CENTER of the HIGHEST GRADE MINERAL BELT of BRITISH  COLUMBIA.' It will be the PRINCIPAL COMMERCIAL, SOCIAL and RAILROAD CENTER  of North East KooUMiay. ' "        �� -  THE SUPPLY POKT for HORSE THIEF. TOBY, DUTCH, LAW, BOULDER and NUMBER  TWO Creeks.1    "    " ' *   , ',.'���'.''  Large Lots  Wide Streets  Kootenay  Country  J.f. Armstrong,   b.   M..  ha*; JuyCT'los to Toronto'in 7."i hours  FRIGES RANGE FROM  Invalid   watches   and    clocks j eraldav  ' with chronic laziness can be cured at the watch hospital- -so .loo  Taenhansersays.    ��� .     - *  Thomas MoV.ittie'has gone to  Wolf creek on a surveying   trip.  stone  to   Nelson  on   legal  busi  nessi.    He will be absent for^sev  0     Kora.good Shave, Haircut  or  , ''Bath go to C. E Adam's Barber  Shop and Bath'Rooms.    Successor to Ili^hwardeii & Son.       *  Baptiste Moreau of Windermere, one of the old1-time subscribers 'of The Prospector.  was talcing in' the sight of the  metropolis of East ��� Kootenay  durinir the week.    ���  Charles Muir. poet and pioneer  of Manitoba has been appointed  secretary to tlie Peace river In-  .   .dian commission.     Mr.   Muir  is  N. B. Cauvi-eau. C. L.; wn.s.in  wcil  ,uld   fuvorab]y   known    in,  {own (\arh\}i the week.  A. \j. McDermot has been appointed agent for the Confederation Life Association of Toronto,- for Ihe district of South East  Kootenay.  The jiulhoi-ilies of Ymir, inor-  iU'v to stop the practice of swear-  iniy and the use.of obscene- language on the streels, have decided io put a slop to il, and section  ���J>7 of the criminal code of Canada will be enforced.  Repairing Chronograph and  Repeating Watches our specialty.   0. L. BiiTTsaiKN. -leweller.  Mr. Kellogg of the North Star  mine is in town for a few days.   *���  The largest stock of spectacle.*  in town at Cann's.  W. R. Rosn made a .trip to  I^ernie during the week, returning on Tuesday.  Now is the time to insure  against mountain fever and typhoid. Onlv ��?> a year and you  get *!."> a work M. A. Beaie.  agent.  Fort St'eelo. He is father of Mrs'.  E. J. Cann.  Mrs. C. Durick is pleasantly  domiciled at 111 Rae St, Victoi-ia,  where she will be glad to see her  Fort Steele friends who may  visit the Queei. City.  Prospectors and minoi-s' will  save time and money by having  their watches repaii-ed at Joe  Taenha user's.,     ' *  The eighty hour law ��oes into  ellect on Mondav next.  U.-.Herc-hmer.  of  1-Vrnie.   th  law i>artner of W.   R.   ko.-s-s.  was;  Archdeacon Pentreath has  been in town for several days.  He conducted services / at St.  John's church ou Suncla'y evening last, and administered Holy  Communion on Thursday morning. On Thursday afternoon the  ladies tendered him an informal  reception at the Kootenay club,  which was largely attended. At  this reception the Archdeacon  gave an interesting talk on his  woi*k in the diocese. In the1  evening Mr.' and Mrs. Prbcuuier  invited a number of people to  the vicarage to meet the Archdeacon ( The evening was delightfully passed in conversation  ��� and whist.  '������       to Montreal in 79 '   "  toNe'wYorkin9l   , ���'  ������' '     to' Coast    in ,3    "'  ���''   k   'to' Nelson   in ���    "  <f ���'        to Calgary in ���> -''  Winnipeg to the East via Lake  -     Route in 60 Hours:"- '   ' n  Improved   Service   on   all   local  ;    lines. '      o  Excursion Tickets" to all points.  Apply for pu'rticitlai-.-.to W. M. Mc-  Leotl. Oit.y Pa^senycr Ajjciit. 44S Main  Stivet. (opposite Po.stoflice). .1. S.  Cartel-. Depot. Tkilu't. Agent. '����� to  o  1; '  ROBERT KERR,  .   Traffic Manager,  ,    Winnipeg.  $25.00 TO $200  FOR FULL PARTICULARS ADDRESS.-'  HP. COLLETT,    ��� ' a ' ' " s '   '      '       t y  Windermere, B. Cf  NOTICE.  I hereby iffYu notu-u lh.��I. thirl> iIj.ts .ifit'r  tUte r luic-iid tospplv to Ihe Chief (.'onmtission-  oi- of l.ands and Works. Vicloi i.i. II. (' for permission io puichasc the^ollowhitr pieoe of unoccupied and 11111-es.erved.Crown lands situated  on Wild Horse creek adjoining the Cumminics*  lilock "07. Group 1, about two mile* Tinin Fort  Steele. Mcginninc ��i the southwest eornt'i-.  ihencc KOehnins earn, iheai-e 8'1 chains north,  lliem-e do chains we^l. thence Hi) eliuin^ south,  llienee following Inmb of Wild Ilnne creek for  the west line to point of commencement C^on-  tuiuinr in all :rat��eres nioie.or less.  ,11. 7.. AMUR  lulled al run Steele. H. C. this iTth daj- of  May. 18WI. 23--'"  will Celebrate  in town durinn tin- week.  a'ry Kc'r.iliaw.-s' ior new froli  frnit! now candid, new .ints.  new btuter. new laid eirgs. homo  baked bread, cake* and pio in  great variety. Wo also >ell California cider and wines.  * Hkxuv  Kkksiiaw.  .). A. Harvey returned from  Nelson on Tuesday, where he  had been attending court.  ff you want Fire.   Mt>  or   Ac-  ccident insui-ance. or a   profitable  investment   for *"> a month, call  on  M. A. I'.eale. *  .1. "W. Arthur and 11. T. Kinir.s-  burv lefl for Windeririere on  Thursday to look over the inin-  iiiL' situation in that countrv.  S.    (!.    Kinawnels.     travelling  agent of the New York  I/ife   Tn-  suranee' Company,   was   in   the  .city during 'the woek.       !  On Saturday last 'ihe sale of  the Lake Shore mine was reported a-^ having been made for $ii'2,-  (jou cash. Tlie Aloyie Leader  saVa the sale was made for ��li!">.  00'i on a bond with a substantial  cash payment. Tiik Pltosi'KO  toi; still believes that tht> original ��ale was for SW.UOO cash as  this tigtn-e was given by one of  the owners, who ought to be in  a position to know. Tn either  event the sale is a jrood on��.  H. Allenberg aixl C. W. Ved-  der. agents for the Equitable  Life Insurance Society of the  United Slates, for Eastern "VVasli-  ingtou. Northern Idaho, and  KasU-i-ii Hi-itish (.'ohiiiibia. are in  town in the interests of their  <;oni|iany.  ��� E C. Miller formerly of Fori  Macleod, is now a resident of Foi-t  Steele, and has engaged ia the  flouy, feed and produce business.  His office is on Iviveisidt;avenue,  adjoining E..,A.  Klton.  STRAYED:  Krom tlie i-iinch of tin- uiKli'i'si<<ncd.  iit Swansea, on 27Ui May. one e��w. ten  years old. one horn sotnowhai sbertci-  than tin' other, had whi-n slic left.  Swansea a small now ball attached lo  neck by htrail���color li<rht red.  Any person harboring i said animal  nnleh.s advcrlisin>r the same will ho  pi'ose<'uted.  n. .1. TUKNKK.  DOMINION DAT  A magnificent xn-ogramine'is being  prepared  consisting of  Horse   Races Bicycle   Races  ���Root    Races  Indians Wrestling on Horseback  Base   Ball  Foo,t Bail etc.  Professiipiial.  NORTH   STAR  LODGE^  , I'-OJrr stkk7.k. rj. o.  ' U.  D.  ( ,  A. F. AND A. M.       G. R. B. C.     ������  l -��� ���  Iti'Kiilin-   inuutinics���1st   Tuesday   in   caca  moiilh su ei^'ht o'ulwk.     Visiting llrpihn-n are  roirtuilly invitctl. i s  A. VV   m.K>si>Ki,i,. Secreniry.'  ^^  FOKI- STKKr.K  UKVK[.r)I'MJ��X-l'SYNI)IOA-|'K tiTD  1H8 Lundculiiill Sln'el. r.nmlon. ICn��l,iud.  N. A. WALLINGER, FORT STEELE.'  ���ii       7'OST OI.'I-'JCK ItOX S  Cranbrook extends a cordial invitation to the people of  the district to be present on tha* day and join in the  Jollification.  The C. P. K. "will give reduced rates for the occasion.  T H O M A S    M c V IT T 1 E  p.u.s. <e ce.  . '    Fort  Steele B.C. .  //. L. Oli-MML XS.  P.L . S.  ,f-  U. K, '  '   Fort. Steely IJ.C.  VV.  It. Uoss. . 1|. \V. IlkHOHUKlt  ROSS& HI'RCIIiMJ'k.  Barristei-s     -      -'    Solicitors  NEIDIG  BRO'8.  GONTRftGTORS  *-n�� BUILDERS  HOU,SK AKI> SUiN 1'AINTISC  rAI,l'7.MIS7M��S ami I'AI'KK UANCINO  FORT. STHEIjK.  15. C.  2-��^     All   work proiii[)tly done.  ADVERTISE.  IS  THE PROSPECTOR.  LAKE & CO.  ��� Dealers    In ���  General Merchandise  ATHELMAR, B. C.  Prospectors   Supplies   a    Specialty  GROCElUESi HAI.IDWARE. CLOTHING, BOOTS and SHOES.  NOTARtES PUBLIC  CONVEYANCERS. . .  Fort   Steele,   /!.r 0  T.    BDB  LANDS and MINES  ,    NOTARY  PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER  Fort Steele,      - B. C.  CHAS. ESTMERE, C. E.  Real Estate and Mining Broker  A��cht   toi-   l':(|iiital)l<..    |,if(>  Assm-anoe  Coinjiany.  KIMBERLEY, B. C.  Corir^ponrirnrr Snliclli'il  I'. (>. Aitdrt-.ts.   Kiniltei-lt'v  via t'raa-  brook. I., f'. '  '���I  .V-    'I

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