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Array J. F. Armstronf  /*  jjj MINKHAT, PRODUCTION OF g  3 KA.ST KOOTKNAV DIVISION 15  Si   -        IN    IWH      $2,850,289 *  3s uTi>iJfOihWnii>uT!nHnHn!f ErtnHfiJTj*  \/o7. S.  5]       MI.VEKAL  PRODUCTION  OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  IN  $20,713,501  1901  ^^*in/��!niiWn!nVi!nln��yiln>i>i>T>ua>iiia*  J^ORT STEELE, B. C./sUtUKUJLY, MJLHCN 1, 1902.  .;&  iVo 9.  M  New Advertisements Today.'  Coal Mines Regulation Act, Michel Mlne.Psge 8  ������    ,    '      ���' "   Morrisvey " a   "    8  jand attract the attention of mining1  men  from  ail parts of the  t^tmmtrmtr+m********.  r&  kit  v.  W  itf  *a  MINERAL FLOAT     5  ��� "When the London price of lead  reaches the ��\ii mark; the mines  oJ! the" district 'will commence  operations.    ,��� ��� r  The' North  Star  mine  is the  oldost  mining property  in   the  Fort Steele district, }it  was  also  , the   largest   dividend   payer in  British Columbia in 1901.  ' The presence everywhere on  the western slope of the Rocky  , _Moun tains.in South East Koote-  nay of magnificent water powers  very materially decreases the  cost of mining operations.      '  The Estella mine is now work-  in ����� about 12 men.  There is, considerable activity  in placer mining in this district.  Two companies are engaged in  placer mining on Perry creek,  one on Weaver creek and one on  Wild Horse creek.  world.   ,      .,,-���'       "        .  The ^placer mines" on; Wild  Horse creek once knewfaine and  prosperity, and is destined to  know it again in the near future.  It was on Wild Horse creek  that placer mining in the Koote-  nays began in the early "sixties.  i. On'Wild Horse creek are many  opportunities, for- - many hydraulic propositions which can  be handled to advantage.        <���  Late TeleuraDiiiG Rews  A  WARM TIME IN THE  HOUSE  Who Is Leader of "the Opposition.���  ��    Martin Takes the Chair, Mc-  Bride the Desk.  Crowded galleries witnessed  on Monday a most disgraceful  scene in the Legislative Assembly; when" members*.resorted' to  personal violence to occupy one  of the seats. - - > ? - ���<  v It,, wasj, over ,,the aseat in  the  As a copper producer, the  St.  ary's district will  make great.  M;  advances   during -the1   current  ' year.     '     _ ���  ' , '   ��� ^ ^  ' In many ways the mining' industry of South East' Kootenay  during the past'year has shown  vitality and.displayed great pro-'  gress and promise; -,the outlook  for'1902 is exceedingly bright. <���  'The  highest price of copper  during  the  month   of * January  was l;3 cents per'pound, the lowest. 11 .cents.     r  From present indications and  ' developments"there*seems1 torbe  a'greaWuture for the mines east  of the "Kootenay river.  . To a great extent bouth  East.  Kootenay. is still a new  and  undeveloped country      .4 _,  As the population grows'South'  House'usually fallotted   to   the  leader of the opposition.    Mc-  Bride  took it when he entered  the chamber and .when"Martin  arrived there was a wordy  war,  McBride held the'seat until > the  chaplain    arose   "to    read   the  tprayers.'l  The'new leader of the  opposition arose also and Martin  slipped into  the  chair.     Smith  Curtis   tlire'w s hiriiV back    and  Ma rti n's   followers',,, sprang'; forward.   " It came within an ace of  being a fist fight5but resulted  in  a war of words^-Finaliy^Martin  got' the   chair,   while   McBride  perched himself on   the ��� desk.  Thus matters stood all the after-  noon while a bitter and noisy debate was carried on. The members  were "ordered,;-, to  take' their old  seats' and' the house adjourned  until Tuesday.   ' \'   *   ���     -  -,  Items of Interest.  East Kootenay will- develop in  every way, and the founding  of  the smelter at Marysville,. and  the1 proposed ^building of another  at Elko, will be fol 16wecTby,min-  ,eral   discoveries   of   increasing  value asthe expansion goes on.'  On Wild' Horse creek the gold-  bearing alluvium varies from  50  to 150 feet.    In some places rich  deposits are worked by tunnels.  In a general..way,   it may be  said that great activity has pre:  >vailed' throughout   the    placer  camps of the district during  the  past winter.  The general idea is that the  copper market is steadier and  firmer now than it has been for  some time past.  Car shortage- seems to be  affecting the Crow's Nest output  of coal, cause for the shortage  of cars may be found in the  heavy shipment of grain in Man;  itoba.  The mineral barometer of the  1 district is the London lead  market.  At present none of the lead  used in Canada is the product of  Canadian ores.- ^  1 The Canadian smelting works  at Trail is erecting a refinery, as  is also the Sullivan Mining Company in South East Kootenay.  Both have announced their intention of adding white lead corroding works to their establishments.  ]t, is now stated that Jim Hill  instead of holding a controlling  interest/ in the"stock"of the Coal  Company, he only holds 30 per  cent of the slock, and is not represented on the directory board.  The mineral resources of  South East Kootenay will be exploited during the current year,  The Canadian Mining Review,"  says that,the Crow's,Nest Coal  Company f control' 600/000 f acres  of coal land. This is news to  the people'.of South East^Koote-  nay,i.who are well aware of thet  fact" that ' only? about    220,000 ��ijpued address"of welcome en  acres of coal land are under the  control of .the said company.  It is"well k*nown that the Canadian Pacific Railway own six  sections, containing about 3.840  acres, and- that' the Dominion  government *, has 50,000 acres.  That as far as is known today  the total acreage is in the'  neighborhood of;300,000 acres of  coal land.  If coke,at the ovens, f.o.b., is  worth $4 per ton;' why should  the freight rates on' a haul of  2501 .miles'cost'50%' of the'total  value of the coke?  If it costs $3 per ton on ore  from Creston to Great.Falls a  distance of about 500 miles; why  should it cost $6 per ton to carry  ore from Moyie to Creston a distance of about 50 miles?  If freight and treatment rates  Special to The Probpsctor. ';   ".'  KANSAS'PENSION .AGENT.    ',T--  Topeka, Kan., March'l.���Gen.  Wilder S. Metcalf today assumed  his' new office of pension agent  in this city.  REVIVES  ROLLER, SKATING.,       ,  New. York; March, 1.^Roller  skatiug has been, revived,,and a  club called the Saturday Evening Roller Skating Club has  been formed.,. -The meetings  "will r be," held it ?1he Berkley  Amory, -135 Madison Avenue,  each evening^,beginning tonight  until April 5.  KENTUCKY DERBY.  Louisville,rKy!, March l.-^The  final"payment for the Kentucky  Derby to^be run over the - course  of thee Louisville Jockey Club  was made today and the. public  is given a chance to select-from  66 possible .starters at long odds.  CALIFORNIA,,DERBY.   '_,,:  *    -,  San Francisco, March 1.���  There are 53 entries for 'the California Derby? to be run this  afternoon. It1 is expected that  nearly all of the entries will  start. ''"'.'"      '        ���    '  POPE ,LEO. 92 TODAY.,    '''.'''  . Rome, March 1.���The^sacred  college tomorrow will present to  Pope Leo its, congratulations  upon the , attainment, of his  ninety-second ,^birthday4 ^-. Cardinal Oreglia, the dean of the  Sacred.College, will read a long  speech, to which the Pontiff will  formally,' reply. Monday .will  mark tlie twenty-fourth"anniver-'  sary of his coronation as Pope. ^  PRINCE  HENRY'S  REGAL TOUR."\  , Pittsburg^ Pal, ^Mai-ch 1: ���The  special��;- train;; beai'ing [ Prince  Henry of Prussia arrived here  tlur .morning, ^ according , to  schedule. Delegates from the  various military ��� German societies met the distinguished visitor  at the depot "An especially de-  the- contractors .established an  enviable reputation by the way  in which they handled it.,  A. Golsong and family moved  to New Denver. B. C. this week  where Mr. Golsong is at work in  the mines.  Dr. Barber the dentist of Cran-  brook was at Moyie on professional business during the past  week.      '"  A delegation of Oddfellows,  composed of F. J. Smyth, C. A.  Foote, R. Smith and G. T. ' McGregor went down to Fernie last  Monday to assist in establishing  a lodge of the order.  East Kootenay Stock.  ���   .   ' AHked.     Bid..  Crow's Nest Coal     I ������ ���350.00  North Star...  Sullivan. ..:,  2��  10  23  Silver-lead Quotations.  New York, Feb. 28:  Bar Silver.' '   55  Mexican dollars  43+  Lead     ...  .'.,/>.;~ ...       4.37+  Copper '������%���,12-37*  - 'London, Feb. -28.���Silver,  25".r>-��d:  copper, ��56 ' s   d: lead, Xll'lSs.'d.  I In Tunnel and Stope f  ESTELLA.  C.   Hungerford  Pollen." manager of the Estella mine, is  now  at the coast oh  business   connected with the future .working  of the mine.     The Estella is a  big mine.'     Over 2,000 feet of  tunnels shafts and   adits   have  been   run.     They  have, a laige  ore  body  on which drifts   have  been run for a long distance that  will run well in silver,   lead  and  copper.     The company operating this property is of the  right  sort, they are blocking out ore  and developing the mine without  making any effort' to "ship. There  is sufficient ore  blocked out to  warrant the construction  of   a  large concentrator to  treat  the  big  En-  torch   on   M.   Bartholdi's  harbor Statue of   Liberty  lightening the  World  was per-=-  manently snuffed  this  morning  by order of President Roosevelt,  despite    many ��� protests    from  mariners  who   for' years   have  used it as'a beacon.    The occasion of the order was due  to "the  failure of Congress to  make  an  appropriation   for   its  maintenance,   which  costs about $2,000  per annum.    The statue,   which  was    the ', gift ��� of   the   French  people,   has been  neglected for  several years.  OTTAWA   NEWS  LETTSjR.  d Market Conditions.  . Crow's Nest Coal has consolidated four shares into one.  ; Sullivan stock was iii  demand  this week.  Stoek operations were only of  a fair size and prices small.  A very fair February business  is \ being done all over the district.    -  , '      ' '"_,  General trade is good for "this  time of the year. -  ��� .Copper was less active during  the past-week.'    J       ' * '" V  '  In the' coke market weather  conditions have been favorable.  1 -Thejooal-market is in  a most  satisfactory condition.  grossed on parchment was presented to the ^Prince t by 'the  German societies.  Ohioans Coming Home.  Manila, March I.���The Seventeenth infantry sailed for home  today.      The "regiment   is   the  favorite Columbus,  mand.  Ohio,   com-  Koyia Mining News.  From Our Own Correspondent.  ST.   EUGENE.  - The price of lead ,is steadily  rising and the indications are  that within a few weeks the mine  will-be running in full , blast.  The price is now in the neighborhood of ��12 and 'as soon as  the ��13 mark is reached' the  aiine will be opened up in full  force.     Work   in the   shaft,   is  steadily progressing and the  on ore to a smelter within -a dis-1 mine is now in such a shape that  tauue ol not more than 2oU miles J a large force of men can be put  costs $\'< pi-r ton, why, and how) to work and immense quantities  can it be carried  <!\rer    liJuw   miles  -   In the Legislate* Assembly.  The legislature spent acouple  of hours on Tuesday ..discussing  the  reports   of   the   provincial  papers of   the - unseemly�� light  over the possession of a certain  chair'in the legislative chamber.  There is said to. be a deal; pending for an amalgamation of the  government      and . ���' opposition  forces for the present session at  least, and the dropping of Joseph  Martin and his followers by the  government    It is further said  that the opposition  decline   to  accede to the request  unless   E.  V.-Bodwell, the opposition candidate' for the vacancy  for the  city of Victoria, is included and  that his election  be allowed to  go by default.  product of the mine. The ore  is an excellent concentrating  ore,.it will concentrate three into  one making almost desirable  product! It has long been the  impression that the . Estella was  a great mine, and under the management of Mr: C. Hungerford  Polleni F.G.S..,wilI turn out one  of. the best properties in the district. Twelve men are at work  on a contract, running five hundred feet of tunnel: 0  FORT'     STEELE      DEVELOPMENT  SYNDICATE.    ' '    ;  "The above named" company  own and control several groups  of mine's in this district upon  which' a large'amount of work  has been performed.' It also has  a coritrollinginterest in the town  of Kimberley.; A. "F,^Howard/,  the Liondon manager of the syn-,  -.,'.    ,s,i    -.,   "     .f.-C�� *  ���,   �����   ���" <  a distance of  it   the   same  } ricu  Which is > the largest burden  upon the mining industry of the  province, freight rates, or the  c-)St of treatment, of ores?  Hah the cost of treatment and  r'reijilu rates decreased in proportion lo that of'coke and coal  during the past three years?  Who is reaping the benefit of  a reduction in the price of coke  from $14-to $0 delivered ;i l the  smelters y  ,'If treatment and freight rate  were reduced in proportion to  that of coal and coke, would the  .load,mines of the Koote 11 ay/Im in  active, operation?'     . ..;,./. ;   ',;>,  of ore mined. Thus the prospects for a good season's work  in Moyie are very bright.  SOCIETY  GIRL.  At present work has been discontinued on this property but  as soon as the spring opens up a  force of men will be put to work.  The Farrel Bros have been sinking on the ore body throughout  the winter and during the coming summer further development  will be done on this property  which will without doubt rival  the St. Eugene.  GENERAL  NEWS  NOTES.  Messrs. Hawke, Brentou and  Neidnstadt have completed their  ice contracts. ;,. The, ice put up  could not have been better  and  Americana to Build Chinese Boad.  New York, March I.���It is  likely that American capital will  build, equip and operate thefirat  electrical railroad in China. It  has been learned that prominent  banking houses in this city interested in-local traction com-  pauies are preparing to invade  Shanghai. That city asked for  proposals to build and operate a  twenty-three-mile road. The  Shanghai officials stipulated that  proposals must be closed tomorrow.  An English company is the  only American competitor and  as this company leads in olec-  trical engineering confidence is  expressed in the hope of the  success of the American bid.  Picked Up By Our Perambulator.  The Dominion ; Government  has ordered the appointment of  h're rangers to protect the timber  properties of this province.  The Fernie Liberal Association declares that it will not  support Joe Martin.  A government which wishes  to protect the people can bring  the railways to time.without the  help of a commission.  dicate^ will Vvisit',Fort^Steele in  the near future. ���;    { ' "'-        '  WILD  HORSE  PLACERS.!  During the past year, especially the winter mouths, there was  a' greatr'deal' of' prospecting go:  ing',on   among   the placers  on  Wiid  Horse.     The  work . done  has demonstrated  the- permanency and depth of the  immense  gravel deposits, arid proved that  the  yellow   metal    abounds   in  paying quantities. ,   The   interesting feature is  that not Jess  than six companies will work on  the creek as soon as  the  season  opens.  Dave Griffith who came down  from Wild Horse on Thursday  reports that good pay gravel has  been struck in the, tunnel now  being run to strike bedrock in  the deep diggings on the creek.  He brought down a beautiful  specimen of placer gold obtained  in the face of the tunnel. E. J.  Cann has also a quantity of tine  gold obtained from panning.  Estimates Are Down���Quick Work   A Large Appropriation.  The  ,debate   on   the  Address  was'short but  interesting, aiid  the   formal   motion    that   "An  humble Address be presented to  His Excellency   in' reply to hisf  gracious     Spr-ech     from      the  Throne,"  was  carried;   and immediately thereafter   the - Hon.  Mr. Fielding laid the main  estimates for the fiscal year  1902-3  on  the  table.     This' was  com-  mendably quick work, and shows '  that the Government  has been  really-preparing.for the session;  and the'result is that the House  is comfortably at work now .voting, the ordinary appropriations,"  the largest portion of  which are ���  fixed by statute.     As for the estimates themselves they  are,   as  my friend the Postmaster  General would ^express  it, "Greater .'  than has.been," amounting Jo' no'  less a sum than $53,3fil ,688.00, as'1  com pa red'"with  $50,398^823.' last  year;-- an. increase of $2,962,815, "  and it must be remembered  that  there   are   supplementary estimates for 1901-2 and 1902-3,to be  brought down. '   Last year the  supplementanes     amounted'   to   {  over   *!{, 000,000.    and   there   js-  every reason to believe that they  will be even larger this year, so  that it will-not be  surprising.'if ,  the, Government asks  for $75,  000,000 before  the  close  of the  session. n ' , ���  A Quick Run to Cape Town.  The British troopsliip Victorian, with the second section of  the Canadian Mounted Rifles,  under command of Colonel Evans  made a record voyage from  Halifax to Cape Tows. She arrived at the Cape on Thursday,  only 23 days out from Halifax.  Sullivan Was in Demand.  Spokane,   .Feb.   26. ��� Sullivan  was active in the stock exchange  at  the  morning session.      The  stock opened   at 83   bid,    with  sales of 750 shares at that figure.  It was then advanced to 9| cents  and after the sale of three blocks  or0 a  total  of    2160'  shares,    it  dropped to '9i cents  and  closed  at  that  figure   bid   price,  with  asking   price, of   10   cents.     A  block of 2000 shares was sold  at  94 cents.  At the Traps Again.  A number of the members of  the Fort Steele Rod and Gun  Club held a practise shoot at the  club grounds on Monday last.  The traps and ground were in  excellent condition, and good  scores'were made.  The Political Arena.  .There seems to' be considerable ground for the report from  Victoria of a new combination  between" the government and  certain members of the opposition. The object of the combination is understood to be an  effort to close out Martin and  other turbulent spirits who now  vote with the government merely for their own aggrandizement  I think that the government  will be sustained throughout the  session said Joseph Martin.  New B��friment For Philippines.  Chicago, March 1.���In accordance with   instructions   received  from    the   War   Department   at  Washington,    Gen.    Otis   today  Russian  Humorist's Monument  Tin.  started   the  Twenty-ninth   regi-  veihng. ment, infantry, from Fon, Sheri-  Moscow, March 1���Every- dan to tlie Philippines, via S-in  thing is ready for the unveiling Francisco. The Twenty-ninth  tomorrow of the monument is one of the regiments c��r-anived  erected in memory of Gogol, the I m,der  tbe  laws  passed ��  Russian author and humorist,  the occasion marking the fiftieth  anniversary of his death.  Roosevelt Snuffs Liberty's Light/  New   York,   March    1.���The  a  year  ago. Its colonel is Theodore F;*  Forbes.  London, Eug. is planning to  have the greatest electric power  plant in the world. A  THE PROSPECTOR   FORT STEELE, B. C, MARCH 1,  1902.  X, o  KSTADLISIIKD     lfcOi.  74. B. Grace,  ��� PUBLISHER   AND   .EDITOR.  THE PROSPECTOR, is published  c-.cry Saturday and has a guaranteed  circulation larger than any other paper  In East Kootenay. It is all home Printed  u.:d contains double the news of anj  -^���hcr paper in the district.  As an  advertising  medium  it  is unexcelled.  Devoted to the upbuilding of Fort Steele, the  development of the vast mineral resources of  ttae East Kootenay mining district.  subscriptions i 2 00 per year  Advertising rates made known on application.  Contributions are solicited from all parts of the  district, but all matter intended for publication  must have tne writer's signature.  TUIC DA OCR Is kept on hie at theadver-  inlO rHrtn uMHBJBeiu,vo* Alaxander  iCri , Suite P.. First National Bank Building,  Spokane, Wash , i\heie contracts can be made  for It.  many, engagements   that   they  now assume quite a military^-appearance. _- i. ,  *   *    *    i.  A livery man would, make a  good politician for "he . would  have good stable qualities and  plenty of horse sense.  This province has a number of  politicians who are like leaky  boats. They , have-to be-bailed  outtpccasionally. .<  ,, -   .  ��������  *  Headauarters  for   Mining   and   Commercial  IMCen  4s  There has 'been much talk about  Pyny-Balsam, the ' greatest modern  remedy for coughs and colds. ~It cures  quickly and certainly. 25c. of all dealers. Made by proprietors of Perry  Davis' Pain-Killor.  The  Thie   Panop-'s   keP<-   ����  HIe  at *������ S-  I lllb    rdUCI     DAICL'S   Advertising  ..���      61 and 05 Meicluinis i-xchuiisru. S.iu  Francisco, California, where contract-, for advertising can bo made for it  Agency  ci<  Thie Donor I-kept on lilt) at the A. Mc-  I nib rdUtJI Kim 4 Co Newspaper Ad-  vetlsing Agency. Montreal, u licit* contracts  foi advertising can be made for it'  1 HIS   1 rt ^Cl    Graham A.   Co--  book  store, Spokane, Wash.  ��Jj�� ���j&zo&pscbox.  SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 1902.  , "No Enemies  to .Punish-  Special Friends to Serve."  -No  J!  Oopk'i Cotton Boot Compound  Is successfully used monthly by orer  10,000 Ladles. Safe.effectnal. Ladles ��flk  your druggist for Cstk's Cottea 8m( Caa-  ther, as all Mixtures, pills an'   angeroas.  tfrloe. No. 1, $1 P<  box: Mo. ��, 10 degrees stronger, W per box. Mo.  natd.~Take no other, as all Mixtures, pills and  Imi     " " "    '   mitations are dangerous. Vrloe, No. 1, $1 per  jox : No. ��, 10 degrees stronger, W per box. Mo.  1 or 9, mailed on receipt of price and two l-cent  ~tampB.   Tbo Cook Company Windsor, Ont.  EV~hos. l and 1 sold and recommended by ��U  reipouBlble Druggist* la Canada.  Nos. I'aucl 2 sokl   in   Kort  St&'le   by  A. W.'Bleasdoll, 'bi-uggist.  T  HE Duusuiuir government  ports  from   the  opposition   expressing ,an   early   defeat,   are  getting down to business. "  ���        i, *    *���    *���  The first division of the .House  giving the Government a-majority   of   two, and. a   subsequent  Tax "Notice.  .  "  Notice is heieby. given in accordance' with  the Statutes, that Provincial Revenue Tax, mid  all as.xes.-ed Taxe-. and Income T��v, as.se.ssed  and leiied uuuer the Assessment Act and  amendments, are nou- due and payable for the  year'1902 All taxes collectible for Lhe Foil  Steele Assessment pumct are du��. and payable at my office, 'situate at Kori St-eole ' This  notice In terms of law, i-, equi\alent to a pet  sonal domand by me upon all persons liahli,for  taxes. . ' "���     ���     '  Dated at Fort Steele, B. C, 15th Janu.siy  1902. * ��� "     -  -   '     A. C. NELSOX,  .  A����>e^aor and Collector  All    Modern     Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C.  A  Large   Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Meii.  The  year   promises  great   things    for   South    East  Kootenay.    More mining will be  done than  ever   before,   mines  that were idle last year  will  be  actively    worked,    and     many  others developed  to a shipping  stage.  #    *    *  As the spring approaches the  , tireless   prospector   is   looking  over his traps,-putting   them  in  good condition fbr the summer's  work, and in a few weeks he will  be trudging over the   mountains  in search of new mines.  f-    *    ���*���  A train of thoughts is a good  thing to possess, provided the  engineer knows when and where  to use the throttle.  ���K        *        *  The man who sits down on the  road to1 success and waits for a  ride in the political band wagon  will never reach his destination.  A monopoly is like a boy.  Every man opposes it on general  principles until he has one of  his own.  y       "       -f.  There are plenty of smart  Alexanders in I his district who  know more at sixteen than their  grandfathers do at seventy-live.  r      V       *  J. I'iurponl, Morgan contemplates visiting Kgypt in the near  Tutu re. The Egyptians had  better be screwing down the  pyramids, and hobling the feet  of the sphinx. Guess he will  buy the Nile.  ���X- .    ���*       *���:���:'  It is said that a large number  of politicians in British Columbia who have participated  in  so  The Whole Story  In a. letter : '  (riRRY  DAI'Is'.)     '  From'Cant,  F. Coje, Police Siat'.on No.  5,  Montreal:��� 'We  frequently u^e 1'mik*  I) WIS' I'AlS'-ivlLLXK for JAU/Ii i�� thr itmn-  ctWi, rheumatism, 8tiffiw��s, froit bite*, chilblains, cravtpi. Hud all dltiictiond \.h!ch  befall men in our position 1 ba\e no hesitation in giving- that Pain-Kiu-ek i�� iht  bat itifwdy t".? have near at hnnd."  Vh\h\ Internally Hud^Kxternally.  Tuo Sizes, 25c. and 50c. bottles.  ... ... . - Fort Steele Assessment District.  claim of four majority,  is an in-  fou Steele pom oaice. ' <,-?  dication that the Government  may be considered safe for the  remainder of the session.,  ' * a    *   .   *  There has been some talk of  dissolution and appeal to the  electorate; but why should there  be? The Government has control of'the house and we believe  has the confidence of the country  The country has' no desire to  see another, general election before the regular time; and assuredly before that, there will be a  '.remodelling 'of 'the constituent  cies that will give a much fairer  representation. -  * * *  " Besides why should the petty  splcon of a lot of disgruntled  politicians bo gratified by granting an appeal to the country.,-  They oxpress.no principle and  their voices speak for none in  the country but their own disappointed ambition.  current  48-  CAULIN  & DTJRICK  ,      MERCHANTS   GENERAL  Fort  Steele;,  Sole Agents for the  Eest  i  '   Kootenay.  jf  Monte oarlo Restaurant:  THE MOST  UP-TO-DATB  PLACE IN PORT STEELE.'  Everything, Cooked  "as   vo'u  LIKE,IT."  WM. ROBINSON,  Proprietor;  Canton Steel  CANADIAN  RAILWAY  World's  Scenic   Line  COMPANY  Direct Line  -EAST       .    '  Winnipeg  Toronto  Ottawa  Montreal  New York  .Lowest Rates" '  .   r       ,   WEST  ���Vancouver.  ���   Victoria   ,  Seattle "��� '     '. ���  Portland  S"an Francisco  Paul.  Chicago  ' Via Soo 'Lixe���St.  and all D. S. points.       ^, / ';  Tou'rist Sleeper. Service   .-"  East:���Leave Revelstoke Wednesday, Friday and Sunday;  Dunmore Junction, Monday,-  Thursday and Saturday. Leaye  KootenayLanding. Friday; Sfc.  Paul. Toronto. Montreal, and  Boston.        "       ' .-  West:���Leave Revelstoke, Monday, 'Wednesday and .-Friday;  Vancouver. Seattle. Coast, i    -.  Steamship Service  Prom    Vancouvei���Alaska.     China,  Japan and Australia.  Through bookings to Europe  via all  Atlantic line^.  Prepared  tickets  from all  puintb at lowest rates.  This STEisr, is guaranteed to be equal to Jessop's^or Firths in all  Hard Rook Work.*;, ,    :        '   s '   " -     '   '   ���'  s^A���"s; Grows Nest Goal company  : ---���s Giant Powder Gomoano.  v;   \    Mining Supplies "a'Specialty.;,  Agents for the   MASSES HARRIS 'CO., Limited. '  Farming   Implements.  Fort: Steele  1     Meat Market  FRESH   and' SALT   MEATS   ALWAYS  ., ' S'% ''  "' ON'HAND.   .'    '        ���'     -  .v   .Fresh' Halibut,   Salmon,-'Salmon Trout.-Bologna  Sausage.-*  Butter and Eggs.    Fish and Game in Season. ,  Fort Steele  and  kimbeiiey.  *  J. S. GARTER,  Dis. Pass. Agt.  Nelson.  E. J. OOYLE,  A: G. P. A.  Vancouver  The Steele House  Fort Steele., B�� G.  Centfally Situated on Riverside Avenue.  -Conducted on Up-To-Date Methods.  The Best Bar In Town. ��  D. lYIcINTeish  ���;���... -    PROPRIETOR.  T:N. HANSON, I  General JVtercHont  Llctwor Dealer.  AND  ��i��**W^****lMS********����fe��*��*****^*****��*********��***��  Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber,      A large assort-  fment of seasoned .Lumber and Shingles always  on hand.  LUMBER  SPECIALTY.  g=     ,  -.   DIMENSION _  | WflSfl.     ��� - BG. |  Port  ��� FORT STEELE,- B.' C.  MANUFACTUKERS     and    BREWERS    OF    EXTRA    FINE  SO   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  JUST  Trare Marks  Dcsionb  copvrights &c.  Anforin i-cnfllnif n Bkotrli utirt 'loirrlnllnn may  quickly fMCurLiiin ditr ciplnlon Truo wlmUior un  \nrotirinn In prribnt>ly palulitablo. CrmiirniiilcK.  tlon����trlctlyc'irjlli1ftitUI. IlniidtKXikim I'mtnita  ncul fr<-o. 0|.1n��l niimiry for nartirltic patonu.  I'ntmitn taken throuxli Miiiin A Co. iftolre  tpMnl notice, *i:hou' Olmnto. lu Mm  Scientific JUnericatt.  A hiunUomoly lllodtrntpd woekly. l.ntitent clr-  ciilmlon of nny udeiitltlr loarnnl. Tormii. IS a  roar: four montlis. $ I. Hold by all nuwadeslor*.  MUNN & Co.36JBro��d-'��^ New York  Branch Office. B2t> F 8U, WMhiiigion. I>. C. ,  SUBSCRIBE.  ������������! ������   . fok ..;  THE PROSPECTOR.-  BEER  ��%  PORTER  SOLD   BY   THE   BARREL,-   KEG   OR    BOTTLED  Bottled beer for family use a specialty  OUTSIDE ORDERS GIVEN STRICT^. PROMPT ATTENTION  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED t.l^h��^  ��� -'v-Mutz"���& Scott, ,Prpp;'s.-V:;  Assorted Car of Best Brands of Flour  and   Meals,  etc.  Flour, Patent Hungarian and Strong Bakor.  Rolled Oats, Cracked Wheat, Wheal/1 etts,  Cornmeal, Buckwheat Flour, Split Peas,  Navy  Beans,   Lima Beans, Pot Barley, etc  'Bran     Chops    Shorts     Oats     Hay.  Fleetwood Tea, a pure article imported direct from Ceylon  try it once and you will use no other.  Fresh   Breakfast Bacon,   Hams and   Dry Salt Side Bacon,  Butter and 10^-..  POTATOES   a"d   CARROTS  FIREWOOD all lengths to suit all stoves.  THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOIJR and, FEED, STQR E  ;' E.CMILiiR; Proprietor POST OFFICE BOX 836.  I3F~   All goods guaranteed and prices also as being correct;  Send in orders. ���'/"'��� Vu  ���hi  ��Vi  THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B. C��� MARCH 1,  1902.  @Dhe %Jvo&\xeck0t  SATURDAY;, MARCH 1,  1902.  BUSY  DAY    FOR PRINCE  HENRY.  New York, Feb. 20.���This was  another   exceedingly  busy   day  for Prince Henry.    The greatest-  part of the time was taken up in  sight   seeing   under    escort   of  members of the  local entertainment committee.     Many  places  of interest in and about the city  were visited, the mammoth office  buildings, spacious parks,, monuments and particularly the'busy  scenes witnessed on, the streets  eliciting   many   expressions   of  surprise   and    admiration   from  the Prince  and his suite.     At  noon  the  party  rounded  up at  Sherry's where the Prince   was  the' guest of honor at a' banquet  arranged   by   leading   business  men  and financiers, among . the  number being J.   Pierpont Morgan, William Rockefeller, William  K.   Vanderbilt   and   Abram   S.  Hewitt.     After the dinner  the  tour of sightseeing was resumed  , to  be, continued"' until the evening when the Prince proceeds to  Arion Hall to review the parade  of  the  German-American societies of Greater New York.' The  parade promises to be one of the  greatest-affairs of the kind  ever  '  seen in' the metropolis.     It will  be a torchlight parade and' the  participants will include all of  the German singing,"gymnastic,  - sharpshooting      and    > bowling  ' societies of New York and vicinity.    - ,i   .   " ;  PRESS"  TO  DINE  WITH  PRINCE.  New Xork,  Feb. ' 26.���-Elabor-  ��� . ate plans foivthe dinner in honor  of Prince Henry to < be > tendered*  to the press of ] the country  by  -   the New York Staats-Zeitungat  ' the Waldorf-Astoria    thisv evening have'been perfected.    Lead-  �� ing newspaper men are to   be  . present from  all  parts of' the  country.      The   toasts-, for   the  dinner as  arranged 'are as fol-  lows:' .''���.,       '^  "Welcome to'Our Distinguish-.  ed Guest,'.! Herman Ridder of  the New York 'Staats-Zeitung.  Responded to=by Prince'Renry. .  \'The. Emperor of Germany  and the President of the United  States," by Whitelaw' Reid'of  the New York Tribune.' ' ';  "The Press-the Tie, that  binds," by St. Clair McKelway  of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.  "SaxonBlood���What We Owe  to Germany in Literature, Art,  Science and Music," by Charles  Emory Smithbof the Philadelphia  Press. 'a      v '  "International Amity," by  Charles W. Knapp of the St.  Louis Republic. , I  AMERICAN     PUGILIST    FIGHTS  TONIGHT. -  London, Feb. 57.���"Sammy"  Kelly, the New York feather-"  weight,.and "Tom" Ganley are  to meet in,a twenty-round go at  "Birmingham tonight. Kelly has  made a good showing since coming to England "and his admirers  are confident of his ability to  dispose of Ganley , before the  limit is reached.  ASSAYING  O. F. Nicjior.soN,  J>F/l,KRHOROnCiH,  !i.  c.  Notice to Delinquent Co-owners.  (Licensed by I'ruvlnmal Government.)  Gold and silver $2.00  Silver aDd lead -.  2,00  Gold, silver and Copper.    ...    3.00  Gold, silver, lead and copper.. 4.00  Samples left  with Carlin A Durick  will receive prompt attention.  Willi       of Cod Uw OH  (T.-*d. Mi.k.)  GIVE YOU AN APPETITE \  TONE YOUR NERVES I  MAKE YOU STK0N6!  MAKE YOU WELL!  Dr.Burgm. M��it. Suut.of IlioPru:. HmpiUI  .nJ*"'n,��� Moi"�����!rpr��iiorio��.�� it cunMaatlr ���  and rirns us parmiMinn to am hn nainn  ���..^V..7.lC,\lt��� "���'"��� Gr"c" nonpiml   Toronto.  .  writ����tlio/limTe��l>ouieilitwithth��bc.6trwMlt*'  ~SOe. ���nil 9I.OO Boftlrt.   '  PA VIS * LA WRENCH CO., Limited.  To William Uolimsoii. or to any person 01  person*) to whom lie may have transferred  iiis interest in the 'Omiiieca"' Mineral claim  situate about one mile alien e the FalKon Mark  creek in the Fort Steele mining division of  Kast Kootenay District and recorded in the  Mining Recorder's office at Forl'Steele.  You and each of you are hereby notified  that I have expended since 16th May, 1896,  four hundred dollars in labor and improvements  upon the above mentioned mineral claim under  the provisions of the Mineral Act. And If within ninety days from the date of this notice  you fail, or refuse to contribute your portion  of such czpendituies together with all costs of  advertising, your interest in said claim will become the property of the subscriber under  section 4 of an Act entitled "An Act to Amend  the Mineral Act. 1��00 "  '    . FRANK  TRACEY.'  Dated at Fort Steele tills 28ih dav of  December, l(K)l.      r i-  F. M. 0. No. a. 43054.                               i  I M B E R L E Y  i)  A.  The   Coming'   Town   of  Kootenay.  East  A  MINERAL ACT, 189S  n ,(roHM,r.)  CEKTiriCA'J K Or IMPROVIUKNTK.'  NOT1CK.  WWWWWM.%���wwiwftwwoiiwiMm^miiiMww  J. TAENHAUSER  WATCHMAKER  and  JEWELKR  '_ Eli lira ving  Riverside Avenue. '  Fort Steele, B. C.  ��hniM��mimiMmwHmm  Black Bear and Mabel Mineral Claims  SituatMn the Fort Steele Mining nivision of  South Kust Kootenay District.  Where located:���About  two   miles  south  east of Klmberley on Mark creek. L"  TAKK NOTICE thut I, Charles Estmere,  Free Miner's Certificate No. "B. 10003" intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claims.     *���        ���' ,   '  -   And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the Issu  ance ot such Certificate of Improvements."  Dated this third day or December, 1001; ,  40- CHARLES F.STMF.RK.  Near tne famous  North Star  ���        i  \ j  and Sullivan Mines  A iamltod Number of Lots for Sale  at Prices Ranging from  o^  MINERAL ACT.  '  (roitu r.)  CKItTIflVATI or JMPROTauaNTf).  NOTICE.  COMPANIES-  ACT   1807   AND  ACTS. '  AMENDING  Notice is hereby given that James W. R.  Young. Mining Engineer,of Fort Steele, B. C,  ���as been appointed the Attorney for "The  Kootenay (Perry Creek) Gold Mines. Limited"  in place or James T. Laidlaw.: { < '���  '" Dated isth October, l9ol.J    �� ������ ^ -" '  ^ S. Y. WOOTTON.    , ���      -    ,  "      ,       Registrar of Joint Stock'Companies.  East Kootenay  Bottling Go.   ,  i      Shrewsbury Mineral  Claim.  Situate in the Fort Steele Mining Division of  East Kootenay District.    > ,  Where located:���On the main fork of tba St  Mary's River, about'six 'miles east of the  Kootenay Lake divide. ' / '  t Take notice that I, Theodor6 Heauchamp acting as agent for George Ur<i��hart Free Miner's  Certificate ' No.' I�� JMKffl. Henry B. Thomson  Free Miner's Certificate No. B 50108 and Henry  A. liaiton Free Miner's Certificate No. B 5O0S1,  intend, sixty'days from the date hereof.' to  apply to the Mining Recorder Tor. a Certificate  of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining  a Crown Grant of the above claim. .'  - And furthci take notice that action, under  section 37," must be 'commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements..  Dated this 28th day of November,"A. D. 1001.  �����- " T. BEAUCHAMP. " ���',  NOW   IS  of th�� year.  6  Aerated waters  Of all kinds.  /  Syrups, Champagnes, Ciders,  Ginger Ales, Etc.  Soda water in  siphons.     The  most  economical way to handle it. ���   ,  ; NOTICE. ;   .  NOTICE IS HEREBY' GIVEN that sixty  days from the date hereof I intend to .apply to  the Chief Commissioner of Lands and JVoflcs  Victoria, B. C, for a SPECIAL LICENSE to  cut and carry away timber from1 the following  described Crown Lands:���'        f. ^  ,'  Commencing at a post planted at a .point  situate one mile north of the North East corner  ���of timber limit held under .S. Lane's special  timber license, situate near Luke creek, East  Kootenay. Thence East eighty chains: thence  North eighty chains; ' thence West eighty  chains; thence south eighty chains to the point  or commencement comprising In all 'about 840  acre's or timber lands.  Dated this 10th day of October. 1901 <  44- ' CHARLES E. FINCH, Applicant  To   $400  < ' p (  THE TIME TO BUY as prices will be advanced the first  Apply to f  Land Commissioner, C. P. R.  Winnipeg, Man., or to  &PLWELL  Fort Steele and Kimberley,  '���<     .       ��� ' s'    ' i ' .    .  EIMBERLET.  P  Horses   Ranched.  .   Fort,. Steele  >   .   !    .  .BAKERY,   ,  H. Alie, Proprietor.  i       - r  RIVERSIDE   AVENUE  Opposite   Post   Office.  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sixty  days after date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works" for j permission to purchase the following described  land-situate in South East Kootenay.' Commencing at a post planted at the North East  corner of Lot 55A, Group 1, thence north following the eastern boundary of Lot 55; thence east  to the. west boundary of lot 807; thence southerly following the west boundary of said lot 807  to a point east of point or commencement,  thence west to point of commencement Containing ten acres more or less.  ..  E. J. CANN  Dated at Fort Steele this 38th day of December, 1001. ~ M  �� Horses ranched, and fed hay at  $5 per month. Pasturage without hay #i�� per month.    Apply  to.    o ' ���       '      '     '  PATRICK, QUIRK   -  Daisy Ranch, "Port Steele.  ANDREW   NEIDIG  G0NTRAGT0R    and    BUILDER  I < i  HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTING  CALCIMININO aad PAPER HANGING  FORT STEELE, B. C.  All ,work promptly ,doa��.  Chilled to the Hone'/ A teaspoonful  of Fain-Killer i" a cup of hot.water  sweetened will do you ten times more  good than rum or whiskey. Avoid sub-  btiluies, there is but one Pain-Killer  Perry Davis'.   25c. and 50c.  WANTED-TRUSTWORTHY MEN  AND WOMEN to travel and advertise  for old established house of solid financial standing'. Salary *780 a year and  expenses, all payable in cash. No canvassing- required. Give references and  enclose self addressed stamped en  velope. Address Manager, 355 Caxton  Bldg-., Chicago.  QUARANTINE    SERVICE.  The Dominion Government is now maintaining a quarantine service to prevent the introduction * or small-pox rrom  south of the  Boundary at Tobacco Plains.  The quarantine' guards ' there are M.  PHILLIPPS and E. A. ELTON: and all  persons desiring to cross into Canadian territory must report to them,' giving satisfactory  evidence of recent successful vaccination, or  otherwise must submit to be vaccinated on  crossing.'  A heavy line may be imposed on any  persons negleottng or defying quarantine regulations.  HUGH WATT, M. D.  J4- Dominion Quarantine Officer.  Engineers, Firemen, Machinists  & Electricians send for 40-page  pamphlet containing Questions  usked by Examining Board of  Engineers to obtain Engineers  license. Address Geo. A. Zeller,  Publisher, 18 S. 4th Street, St.  bonis. Mo., U.S.A.  FARM FOR SALE  SrfVENS  Crack Shot Rifle.  The   Daisy   Ranch   situate  five miles south of Fort Steele.  Twelve hundred acres under fence.  .'J20 iiurcb crown granted, the balance  held under pre-emption. Good irrigation di'.oh, 150 acres of cleared land.  Will cut 150 tons of hay.  Kor further particulars apply to  R. L�� T. GALJ3RA1TH> Fort Steele.  A new rifle. 20-inch barrel.  Weight 4 pounds. C. B. caps  and .22 short R. F. Has itn  AUTOMATIC SAFETY and  cannot be discharged accidentally.  Prlca Only $4.00  If these rifles are not carried in stook  by yonr dealer, send price and we will  8��.nd it to yon express prepaid.  I Send stamp for catalog describing oom-  jpletc line and containing valuable in-  | formation to ahootere.  |   The J. Stevehs Aims mo Tool Go.  |>.*����y    ���   CHIC0PEE FAtlS, MASS.  GflNN & GO.  General    Merchants  Port Steet.e, B. C.  Fruit  - Confectionery  Stationery ,d  Cigars.  Post Office  Store.  ����f��!Nmvfn,nnnnTfnimffnfm��mnffmTnnnnnnmmTTffnmTnnmTnnnTTnTTnTTi  CAPITAL WANTED.  To Develop  aThe Rich Mineral  Resourceis Of  South East Kootenay.  Partially Developed, * c  Aiid Undeveloped Copper  And Silver-Lead Properties  Are Offered For Sale On  , Liberal Working Bonds. ,  FOR REPORTS, AND INFORMATION; WRITE TO .  CHARLES  ESTMERE.  Kimberley,   B.C.  ���"^""^HMiMMMMtHiMtiaiin  E HE!  Your attention is called to the  "Pioneer Limited'" trains of the "Milwaukee & St Paul Kail way.'" "The only  perfect traintt in the world."  You will find it desirable to ride on  thobc trains when going to any point in  the Eastern Stateb or Canada. They  connect with all Transcontinental  Trains and all Ticket Agents sell  tickets.  For further information, pamphlets,  etc. ask any Ticket Agent or  R. L. FORI), C. J, EDDY  Pass. Agent, General Agent,  .    SPOKANE. PORTLAND.  ROYAL  flQTEL  KIMBERLEY, B. C.  The Fined Liquor* and  Cigars ��ud Best Furnished  HooniB in Town.  J.   I-.   GATES,   Prop.  1  t  i  Asthmalene Brings Instant Relief and  Permanent Cure in All  Cases.  SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT OF POSTAL.  HIGHWARDEN &. SON.  PIONEER   BARBER SHOP  Everything Strictly First Class.  NeaU door to th* Protptctor.  CHAINED  FOR TEN  YEARS  RCLizr.  +  m  any sufferer who will write for it  you are despairing, however bad your case. Astlnnaleiio will  cure.    The worse your ease, the more srlad we are to *ond it.  lay.     Write at once,   addressing DR. TAKT BKOS.'  7!) East 130th St.1, N. Y. City.    Sold by all Dru^istb.  There is nothing like Asthmalene. It brings instant relief,  even in the worst cases. Tt cures  when all else fails.  The Rev. C. b\ WELLS, of Villa  Ridge. 111.. -,ays: "Yonr trial bottle of  Asthmalene received in <rood condition.  I cannot tell you how thankful T, feci  for the pood derived from it. I was a  slave, chained with putrid ^orc throat  and asthma for ten year.-,. I despaired  of ever liHnir cured. I Niw your advertisement for the cure of Ihih dreadful  and tormentinfr diheasc. asthma, and  thought you had ovcr*|>olfen yourselves  but. resolved to give it a trial. To my  astonishment, the trial acted like a  charm.    Scud trie a full-si/c bottle."  We want, to hoik! to every sufferer a  trial treat ment of AMhmalene, similar  to the one that cured Mr. Well's. We'll  send it by mail POSTPAID, ABSOLUTELY FREE OF CTTAHG to  even on a postal.    -Never mind, though  relieve  and  Do not dp-  MJODICINE CO.  ��  *  Or  Or  *  Or  *  *  Ik  *  *  *  *  Of  Or  *  M��e��efrfi*����������***et**co*tfre<*fr<^6fc**ts*s*c��Mt&��6tdr�� THE PROSPECTOR'! FORT STEELE, B. C, MARCH !,-> 1902.  North Star Lodge  NO. 30.  AND A. M.      C. R. B. C.  PORT STEELE, li. C.  Regular meetings���1st Tuesday in euch  monlli at eltiht o'clock. Visiting nretbern arp  coidially invited.  "       II. L. Mather, Secretary.  Rocky Mountain Chapter  NO. 125. R. a. M.  '     FORT STEELE. B. CV  Regular meeting's���2nd Tuesday in  each month at eight o'clock.  Sojourning Companions are cordially  invited.  R,  L. T.  o  Galbraith Scribe E.  @Dfte 10Ko&pzztox.  SATURDAY", JV1ARCII   I, 1902.;'  jTYTTTTTTTTnmmTmTTTmnTTTTnmTTTmm*  1  LOCAL NEWS. 1  ������.iiimiiimiiUitii.iiiiiimiiiimiaiiiiiiu-:-  lnterest continues unabated in  the ping-pong games at the Club  house.  *g!; jgfv Wood'* FaoBjfeofiinf,"  H77i�� Oraxt English Retntdy.  8old and recommended by all  druggists in Canada. Only reliable medicine discovered.'. Six       _      -packages guaranteed to'cure all  forms of Sexual Weakness, all effects of abuse  or excess. Mental Worry, Excessive useofTo-  Dacco, Opium or Stimulants. Mailed on receipt  of price, one package $1, six, J5. One vriUpUme,  sU lOlU cure. Pamphlets free to any address.  Tb�� Wood Company, Windsor, Ont.  Sold by A. W.'Bleiibclell, Di'ii����Ut.  GEARY ,& DOYLE.  Thomas Starbird and Prank  Collett came down from the  Windermere country on Saturday last.  Professional.  Geo. S. McG'arter.  J. A. Harvey  HARVEY & McCARTBR  Hamsters,  Solicitors,  ���  Xotit rie.t  Public,  ' 'A  Conveymcers etc.  *", FORT  STKELK, B. (J.  1 0  REVELSTOKE STATION'and GOLDEN  H. Haines,', manager of the  Cranbrook branch of the Bank  of Commerce was, in town on  Sunday last. .  Father Wagnor, of xho St.  Eugeue Mission, held services  at St. Anthony's Church at Fort  Steele ou Sunday last.  J. C. Stewart'tiiul T. Yates, of  Toronto, were at the Imperial  on Sunday last.  .Save your Snowshoe Tags.   '  i'   .   *        , c"  The most popular lirand of Chewing  Tobacco in Cauada today, is "Pay  Roll". Ewry plug of "Pay Roll"  bears a *'Snowshoe,,.Tag. CouMimors  should t>ave these tag3,'as valuable presents are given' for'thein. Tugs are  good up to January 1st, 1903 Write  for our new illustrated premium catalogue. The Empire Tobwoo Co., Ltd.,  Winnipeg Branch, Winnipeg; Man.  COLLECTIONS   J PROMPTLY      MADE.  TO. R. ROSS  Barrister       -  ���   -    >  Solicitor  NOTARY   PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER.   ���  Fort  Steele,   B.   G  Fort Steele DKVKr.opviENT Syndicate Ltd  1SS Leadenhall Street, London, England.  U V  N. A. WALLIMCER, FORT STEELE.  POST OFFICE ROX 8.  T H'O M A S " Mc V T T T IE ;"'  P.U.S.  & CB.  -    ' Fort Steele, B.C.'   ���  W.-R. Ross, S.  Peruie on p official,  Monday.  M.,   went,'-to  'business- on  __^T--fTL_Sttttt,ihaii���-A l^vn t\Aai>      tile  well  known  barrister- of Peruie  was in town on Sunday.  Colonel  and' Mrs.   Henclei'sou  were visitqrs at Steele on  Tues  The Gun Club-were practising  at the traps on'^Monday/ "  GRASS1CK   &   DEMPSEY.  CONTRA. CTOR S  and ,\    ...:���'" (.  BUIL,Z>BRSv  Porto Steele   B.C  The Materials Used in "The D. ��*  L.'' Emulsion are the tinest the market  affords regardless of expen��e. Taken  in eases" of wasting- diseases, loss of  weight, or loss of appetite, with great  benefit. D'ivisiSc.LawrejieerCo., Ltd'.,  manufacturers.i'i   "��� ^       *iri��'\        .'"  North Star Lodge, AiF. ei.'A.  M. will hold their regular month'-*  ly meeting"'on" .Tuesday evening'  next.  A. B. "Grace was at Pernie  Monday'. "_ *  on  A large number of Oddfellows,  from 'Cranbrook, iiMoyie-^and  Elko visited Pernie on,Monday.  Coal Mines" Regulation Act:  ���       ., -i'   L ������   '  ���',    BOARD    OF'EXAMINERS.  MOTICK N hereby rIvou Hint ihe tollowliii;  constitute Hid lionrJ   of   Kiumiiior-, (or lliu  Michel Wlno'durliik' the year IDO*-'.  '���Appointed  by   thu   owners, O.   K\uns  ttntl-  Cliarlos Siiuisior. ���  Alternates, Thornus CoiUhlll and K.H.llubeu-  strelt,  Appointedby ihi) Llmilenaii^-Upvt'rjior In  Council, Evan Kviiik.     ;       "".~ ^     ��  Elected by the Milters, Kdwuid Sluiisior uud  Williuni Almond. " <  Alternate, Edward Large.    <  - SfoTB.���Altorinvtes net as Members   of  the  Hoard'In the ab$once ,off thoho roKuImly ap-.  poluted or elected'to ifct thereon.  All persons, interested may obtain full Information by applying to. the Si'uialary lo the  Bourd," \.;  "'   '' % 'M"H' EVkX JJVA.ss, ot WIcUtil, 11. C.  ,  Dated this 2Isl daj of February, 1902. ,  (S>,'d) mall.cott'riciiakoso.v,   (, '    ���  Secretnry, Uepartiiieia of Minos  Liveru, Feed & Sale cStahle.  Kort Steele 11.C  KcHiilar  Daily  Stage  meets  all  trains at Fort Steele Junction.  '     SADDLE &. PACK HOUSES  1E.V.MIVO OK   \LL KINnS A SPFCTtl.TV  First-Class o  I A KM    FENCING  The  Ganaflian BanK of Gomoierf)  ^        HEAD OFFICE--TORONTO.  ��       /^        *  l'aiil up Capital $8,000,000; Ueserve Fund W.OOO.OiKi;  Aggregate Resorn-ces Over "KW.OOO.OOO.  London Office; HO Lombard Street, C. C.  Vc��   Voih Office; in I'.xcIisiiikc I'hice.  And OK branehes in Canada, the United Stales, and Hrilish Cohimliia.  Cranbrook Branch,  HUBERT HAINES, Manager.  4-  %���  K  ���i  ���a  ����(***************lKl��t***K*��"K**������f��!^����t��t��f ftSciSK-WJS'*) *Jfe��! >����?**�� ��  ONLY  30Cents per RQD  K(ll{ SALU 11Y  THb ONT. WIRE  FENCING  CO., LTD.  Picton, Ont'.  FAR#  Shaving $? Hair Dressing Parloi  , FORT   STEELE, B. C.  All kind's of hair work  a specialty,'  A.J  GREZ,  Proprietor  .   1^.  TAILOR  COHN  THe' timev'f6r���,seeding, is ap^-  proaehiug, 'and .the-proprietor ofc  the ForV^Steele Plouf/and<-Feed:  Store requests that*all orders bej  sent in for seeds at an early date"  to insure delivery in-time. The  7th of March-.the lisi of orders'  will be sent in.     '��� ���<!..,-.    * <  A daughter was born on Tuesday to the wife of Mr. Henry.  Kershaw, jr.\." ' '_ :_1>>;  '���Coal^Mines Regulation Act  ; boar'dJof examiners.  .Votice is hereby given that the following  constitute the Board of Examiners for lliu  Morrlssey Mine during the yeur 11XK.  Appointed by the owners, R. Fearson'and  Thomas M.'Morlon.  Alternate-*, H. F. Marilu and K. M. Wilson.  i.~\ppolnicd   by'the  Lieutenant-Governor in  fcouneil, William Stalnbb'y.'^     ' '      "  f;: Elected by the  Miners^ John Haddow  and  ^Aug-JOliQSOll. r��*ifi.       �����*-'-   &*�� '   '  Alternates, John Leslie and Ralph Wilson.  Note.��� Alternates act as'Members'"of' the  Board in ^ilie^ abscnce_j.of _those legulurly appointed 'or elected io act thereon'.'-' i  " "  All persons interested may obtain full Information by applying to the Secretary to the  Board, * "  "r  Mu   VVrr.MAii S'/'ainhbt, of Moi'i-Issny, H C.  Dated this Slit day u( Cebruai v, 1902.        .,  (Sgd) MALLCOTT RICHARDSON;"     "'   '  t Secj^taiy.'Departnient.or Mlnas.  ,.For Sale. ConsiHts of 283  .leros of bottom land nine,  miles from Steele, joining 11. Mather's'  Cherrv Creelc raneli. This farm <ris  fenced, (lwelliu<r house, stable,- eattle  sheds, root house 'otis. Title perfect,  price $1200, whieli is less than cost of improvements. Apply to' F. A, BAbJii,  Port Steele. B. C.    P.O. Box 810.    .  Kootenay  Boundary Line  Tobacco  Plains,  B. C.  TO THE,DEAF.  A rich Udy'cured of her Deafness and Noises in the Head by  Dr. Nicholson's Artilicial Bar  Drums, gave ��10,000 to this In-'  stitute, so that'deaf people unable to procure the Ear Drums  may have them' free. .Address  No. ,14518. .The Nicholson Institute, . 780, Eighth Avenue!  New York,' U. S: A. '  /Hotel * #  JULES HUREL, Proprietor.  "      ���    ���,  UOOD     ACCOMMODATION    h'OP^  TRAVIOLLrNG     MKiV  "'  -,�����. : '  "     "  A First Class Home   '   ,    ,  ,,i'   ��� '., ��� ' ' ���'.''���  Good Stable., Rigs of all kinds.    Saddle and Pack- Horses'  >������  ft  �����������#����*tH������!J*************fJf.  Tbe TOILET  IS INCOMPLETE WITHOUT.  ** 'TXTRACt  James Nelson returned to the:  Estella mine,' Tracy creek, on=  Thursday.      '���,-,���.'.)"  Mr.   Thomas   Fenwick    com  menced  ploughing' and* seeding-  on Thursday. .,,.'*    ':  AND IMPORTER.OF     . .  FINE WOOLLENS  Rocky Mountain Avenue ,  r  ''   Fort Steele, B. G.>  Fort Steele  Diamond Jubilee  Hospital  Mr. and Mrs.., J,. P. Armstrong  visited Cranbrook on Tuesday.  N." Hanson, Was'a;-was a visitor  at Steele on Wednesday.  J. A. -Harvey and Government  Agent Armstrong went to. Elko  on legal business Wednesday.  yew1?  MISS f OLSON.  MATRON.  Oradunte or St Lukes Hospital.  Vancouver. U C.  This Institution ha-, b��en recently  enlarged bj' a new wing which i.i now  open for reception of patient-,. For  terms apply io  Make a note '^of^'it,''' when yguyare  1 eavinjr h onie to, buy \ ��� 'Thev D. "& 'ii.'1^  Menthol Plaster: It'is' guaranteed to  cure the worst'ease of backache,,headache, stitches. Avoid anything-said to"  be just as good." Get the genuine) made  bv'Davis & Lawrence Co.; Ltd.  "'. -   ' '  Dave Griffith-came down "from  Wild Horse creek on Thursday.���  Messrs Grassick and Dompsey  returned from , Marysville on  Thursday.  St. John's Church of England.  Services will be held in Ihe  Church of St." John ' the Divrine  every Sunday evening at 7r:30,ex-  cept on the third Sunday in each  month when the service,will be  heldai'll o'clock a.ih. by the  vicar, the Rev. H. Beecham.  ;;Holy'.Communion '.will'be administered at the close of the  service. ' ,   ,  Strangers are welcome.'  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.  Christian service will, be con-  ducted in the Presbyterian  Church by the Pastor Rev. D.  McK: Reid; B.f A. every Sabbath  evening-at 7:30. Sunday School  at 2 p.m.' \ .-.")' \A ':'"��� ��� - . :  Airafe^welcome to our services  RELIEVES  CHAFING,' ITCHINU   OR  IRR!-  TATIO.'J.   >C00LS, COMFORTS AND HEALS |  THE SKIN.J AFTER SHAVING.  '  '   v  Avoii)''dangeiou3,,.lrrilatlnj Witch Hazel)  prcpai'Miont representeJ lo bo "tfia sa.naa*"  Pond's Extract, whijh easily tours aod otU.V j  contain "wood alcohol,".a deadly poison.,  Head-Office  46 Queen Victoria St.,  London, England. '���  .  British Colttmbia rOffice'  /.Fort Steele, b. c.  C. M. Edwards,  Gkn'l Ma na In eii.      0 '  Notice to Delinquent Co-owners.  To  W. .K.   Williams,   and.. John   J.  Cosstella.- ������,������.'  "Oi to any other person or persons to whom lie  or they may Uave transferred h'ln or their Interests in the "Mountain Daisy" mineral claim,  situate at Tracy creek in the Fort Steele mining division of East Kootenay and recorded in  the Recorder's, office at'Fort Steele, B. C.  . -   ,  You and each of you arc hereby notified ^liat  I have' expended on your undivided one fourth  interest lii above claim since the third day-of  August, A. D., 1899, fifty dollars in labor and  Improvements upon the above mentioned mineral claim under the., provisions of the  Mineral Act. And if within ninety  days from the date of this notice you  fall, fir. refuse, to contribute your portion of  such expenditure together with all costs of advertising, your interest in said claim will become the propei Ly of the subset iber under  Section 4 of an Act entitled "An Act to Amend  the Mineral Act, 1900".  K. H. THItUSTON.  Dated at Fort Steele this 2nd day of January  A. D., 1902..V* ..' ���   ���*'v'^-      ,r   l- 1- '  30,000 Acres Farm Lands ���'.  "'In^ttie.far famed Kootenay Vai^ey' for -Sale on easy terms  of payment. Prices ,$2,50, Per acre .and'upwards. Ti'i close  proximity'to the Crow's Nest Railway.' ������*-,< ���     '  '^-.Lots in fthe't6wri of Ei/ko are'now on the lnarkot, prices ?50jc  andupwards according to situation. '���  * "'Elko1 boasts of the biggest water ,power in South ,Ensf.  Kootenay, and will, be the junctionof the Crow's Most Southern  Railway. ,    'i,     -,- * - ���   ,   "  s, Correspondence Solicited.  There.was an',unseemly scene  in the Provincial Legislature  owing to Mr. Jos. Martin seizing  the opposition leader's seat.  The logging camps in the; vicinity of Jaffray are getting out  a largo supply of lumber;  MISS  FOLSOM.  Matron.  .1. F. Smith. Sen.  Port Steele, B.C.  T. 6. Armstrong  Fort* Steele, B. C.  MANUFACTURER   OF  Tinware, Galvanized Iron, Sheet  Iron,   Stove   Pipes a��nd  Copper-ware  BUILDINGS HEATED and VENTILATED  I  Plumbing, Pipe   fitting and  all  kinds'of sanitary work  Air Tlalit  Hydraulic  -Hot Blast Stoves  and   Air  Mines f'  Pipes   for  A. C. Caldwell came  up  frbm  the Old Abe mine on Thursday.  John  McDonald  on Thursday.  was in   town  The most important event this  week in the Kootenay was' the  meeting of the associated boards  of trade at Kaslo.  Il is not, often a seat in the  opposition is considered so desirable thai, members would  think it worth lighting over.  JT'A, Harvey returned from  visit to telko on IiYiday.  Government Agent Armstrong  was at Cranbrook on Friday.  It is said 'that Sir Wilfrid  Laurier will bf> elevated to the  peerage, to be known as Lord  A rthabasca  SPECIAL ATTENTION  PAID  JOB WORK.  TO  Canadian   designs  for  toba's   Qnoen    Victoria  have been rejected.  The year 190;! is marked  revival in copper milling.:  Muni ���  statue  by   a  Cranbrook  24th of May.  will  celebrate the  All indications point to the  development , of gold mining  propertiesjin. this district during  the i current' year such" as have  never yet been witnessed.  Hotel Arrivals.  IMPERIAL;  .1. Nelson, Tracy  N. Hanson, Was a  Mrs. Lundeen, Tracy  Miss Slager, Sheep Creek  Annual Mooting.  The annual 'mooting of the  Caldwell' Mining Company was  held at Rossland on Wednesday,  the tifith of [February. The property owned by the company is  located at liull River in this district, and is known as the Old  ���Abe group of mines. It is reported that av considerable  amount of work will be done as  soon as the necessary arrangements can be made.  [L S.]       HENUT G. JOLY Die LOTBINIBKE  CANADA.,  PUOVINCK OF HKITISII COLUMBIA.  liUWARD VII., by the araeu of Ood, of the  United Kingdom of Groat Britain and Ireland and of tint British Dominions beyond  the Seas, Kino, Defender of the Faith, etc.  etc., etc.  To Our faithful lliu Membois elecied to serve  In the Legisliidvo Assembly of Our Province ol BiiUuh Columbia, at our City or  Victoria,-Okketiso.   l  A PROCLAMATION.  D. M. Ebehts 1 TIThEREAS We are de-  Attornet/Generalj "��� slrous and resolved  as soon aa may be, to meet Our 'peoplei of Our  Province of British Columbia, and to'have  iheir advice In Our Legislature:     -   &    ov'  NOW*KNOW YE, that for divers causes and  considerations, and taking into consideration  the ease and convenience of Our loving subjects. Wc have thought fit, by and with the advice of Our Executive Council, to hereby convoke, and by 'these presents enjoin you. uud  Pitch ol you, that 'on Thursday the twentieth  day or February, one thousand nine hundred  and two, you meet Us In Our said Legislature  or Parliament of Our said Piovlnuu, at Our  City of Victoria, FOR TUB DISPATCH OF  HUSINICSS, to treat, do,* act and conclude  upon those things which in Our Luglslaiuic of  lliu Provlnru of Mtitlsh Columbia, by lliu Common Council or Our said Province may, by the  favoi of Ood, be ordained.  In Tkstimony WiiBUKor, Wc have cuuscd  those Our Lctluis lo be matte Patent and  lliu Uical Seal of Our .said I'lovlnoe to be  hereunto atllxed:  Witness,   the  Honouiuble  sir    Hknki  CUHTAVH JOl.Y I>li LOTIIINIKUE, ICC M.  t!., Lieutenant-Governor of Our said  Province of liriiWh Columbia, at Our  ("lovernment House, In Our City of Vlc-  loila, In Our .said Province, this 0th day  or January, In the year or our Lord one  'thousand nine hundred and two, and In  the first year of Our Reign.  By Command. .  .;/ J. D. PRENTICK,  ,       Acting Provincial Secretary.  M Marysville..  m *      ^B.-C.  BALE & SMALL,'!!  Proprietors!  The Pioneer Hotel.      Comfortable Bedrooms.  First Class "Dining Room.  Best Domestic and Imported Liquors and Cigars.  H Fort Steele Cigar Store i  XT                           '                             '     ��� '    ' r35'  ^                              Fort   Steele,  B.  C.    ' ' ��  ^ WHOLESALE & RETAIL DEALERS ,             . ��  gr In Cigars, Cigarettes, Pipes and Tobacco. z%  Finest Variety of Pipes and Smokers Outiit  In the District, Including Meerschaum, B. B.  Alpha, and Other Brands.  B.  S^ Imported and Domestic Cigars at. Lowest Prices c^S  Jr Billiard and Pool Parlor and Reading ~g  S�� Room in Connection. -z%  gC. M. KEEP,  C=      ���      Proprietor.  TAENHATJSI'R.     c Hs  Man no or. ^  ^iiuiimiiiiiiiiuiuiuiaiiiuiuiiiiiuituuiiiiiiuiiiiiaiiiuiiii^  E. J. PELTIER.  Wholesale  Liquor  Dealer  kCranbfdoki  B  When in the market, for Liquors,  Wines. Cigars and Schillz Boor  Dont go out of Kootenay For  you can do bettor at. home by  consulting the big wholesaler  at Chanbrook.  E. J. PELTIER.

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