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 fl  B��oord��r'B Ottoe  //  yrjtn^-TJUVTanivvviruinriniV^nS:  MINKRAI.,   PRODUCTION OK      jjj  MAST KOOTBNAY  DIVISION       D  CI '       _ ' y.^VVt      f-JjS    Vffg  S'uilnWutnWhjuiinhHrtnWnin^  "  ''; * ���   "A- ���; J, *   ,  MIXKItAL. ^'KOpUCTlOX  OP B  BRITISH 'COLUMBIA' IN* _ l��l| ��  S20.713,501 [2  r >nt. |(   )'.-(-''. ���, ��� i i 1  , ' i ,, '    'i ���  (,! ]���  Vol. 8.  O  BORT STISBLB, B. C., SATURDAY, MARCH 15, 1902.  No-u:  New Advertisements To-aay..  Notice���Andrew Uuxter  .".Page 6  frtfrtf*Ff*te>tet**fr**F*f-i  %  MINERAL FLOAT  "��� .^-"'  Fort Steele is the center of an  important    mining    section v of  South East Kooteaay. ,  .The dawn" of a new-and; prom-  ising   era   iu -this .'^district*-'is  "awakening,' a number of prospects and mines will be operated  ,as soon as the season will per-  mil. ?    ���      -'  ' Among the properties on Wild  Horse creek deserving' of special  , mention may be named, the Poor-  man-and Tiger groups of claims.  J        t  The ore in the tunnel now be-  ��� ing run on the Estella ^continues  to hold good valuesl^The width  of the ore body -will be determined by cross cutting. , -  - Copper is .recovering strength  in the market,? as it (was /''certain  to do.,      --,,  ,A visit to Tracy, creelf,-discloses the fact thnt considerable  mining is now under way in that  camp." , '  DThe  gravel depqsitsuoi^JVild  Horse creek ~'"*~~ -'-'--,  gold.  ���  three tons of sand per. hour, and  the devices_are npw_ Jaeing.opeiv  ated infhatteries/V.fi"dm ten up.  Tlie' cost of operating is merely  that* involved.'inputting the sand  ana^.waier iato the-'appliance.  Each one requires in the neighborhood of five inches of water.  Salt water is as efficient as fresh.  As there are thousands of miles  of beach sand carrying high  values of both gold'and platinum  it'''will'"'be readily appreciated  that this is a great advantage.'  In u field test the device saved  not only all the fine gold aud  platinum, but the coarse gold a's  well.^ >'      *   ->'-;��.'-'   '   .* 1.I'  I LORD  METHUEN CAPTURES ST  *v .THE BOERS. ",  are  rich in placer  ~ '    ���'    '$  t... ���- .', *%  .The output of- gpld-'frornfthe  Rand mines in the Trans vaalf in  January of this year/was l70j340  ounces. '   " * o  It is astonishing what mineral  sui,pris'es"Jare in store for the" investor and capitalist throughout  South East Kootenay. - v  The men who have been working in the deep placer mine* on  Wild   Horse creek' report ���that.  *the gravel is rich in gol'd. "  The concensus of'opinion as  gathered from mining men and  j>rospectors is' that -.a targe  amount of development - work  will be performed.injSputh^Bast  Kootenay during ? 'the > present  year. .  The outlook for working.the  placer mines of the^Fort Steele  district during the current year  is very encouraging, -t -���'"..' A"'  With the big si lver-lead! mines  operating, and new prospects  being opened, this district will  have a large output of ore this  year. . , ,  AU South East Kootenay is  looking forward to the future  development of the mineralized  belts within its borders.  "Don McKay has a number of  men employed in developing a  gold quartz proposition on Tracy  ot;eek.'  The side hills on Wild Horse  creek could be made to produce  an almost unlimited amount of  gold when submitted to the hydraulic process, for every pan of  gravel contains gold.  THREATENS  THE  PREMIER.  Mrs.    Dunsmuir   Warned   to   Keep  Her Husband at Home.  .Victoria., B." C.,- March 9.���  Mrs. Dunsmuir, swiie of Premier  "r    *  Dunsmuir, yesterday received a  letter from an anonymous writer  warning her that if she, did not  keep j her 'husband $ at-home he  would -be* shot.v i 'The* 'premier  handed the letter to-,the police,  but took no other notice.  Have Crossed ��� the Boundary.  Recent reports from Tobacco  Plains^are to'^the effect that track  laying'has "commenced this side  of- the^'international boundary,  arid"*, that a'mile' and a half of  track has been completed."'   A,   (  \ -A large international xlepot is  to' be constructed? at the bound-  ary, a portion of^which' will > be  in'United, States'territory and  the balance in Canada. Custom  houses will be established in the  Canadian and United States end  of the building.  ' "It -is:'reported !that James- J.  Hill'-will' visit Gateway-1 in"the  near future on a tour of inspection over the newly constructed  line from Jennings, Montana,'to  Gateway, Canada.- aud Gateway,  U^ S.  a- Twpl'side ."tracks5 * 8o0��feet in  length .has been completed on  the American side. A similar  amount of side track wjll be con-  structed on the Canadian side.  Kitchener Sends Bad flews.���Heavy  Los* Sustained.���Methuen  r      Si6      Wounded.  The text of Lord Kitchener's  disjiatch announcing the capture of General Methuen is as  follows:  "Pretoria, Saturday', March 8.  ���I' greatly , regret to have - to  send you bad news 'of Methuen:,  He was moving with 900 mounted men, under Major Paris, and  300 infantry, four guns and a  pompom from Wynburg to Lich-  tenburg, and was to meet Gi'on-  fell, with' 1300 mounted men, at  Rovirainesfontein today. Yes-  terday   morning,   early, ,he   was  attacked by Delarey's   force  be-  "     ,    ���   ' i- ���  tween Twebosch and Pahniete-  nill. ..The Boers charged oh  three sides.     '   '  - - ���>"-  "Five hundred and fifty^men  have come in at Maribogs'and  Kraaipan. They wore pursued,  by the Boers four'miles from the  scene of action. They" report  that Methuen and- Paris, 'with  the ' guns, baggage, etc.,, were  captured by the Boers. Methuen  when last seen, was a prisoner.  I have no details of .the casual-  ties and suggest delaying publication until I can send definite  hews,. , I think this sudden revival of/activity, on the part of  Delarey is to draw off the troops  pressing Dewet."  "      * AA  -   '.  After a gallant, but,, useless,  defense ��"thev enemy rushed into  the oxT wagons, and"Methuen  was- wounded > in the thigh.  ParisA being surrounded',- surrendered at 10 a. m! Methuen is  still in the Boer camp.'"  Thursday evening, and matters  of importance were discussed.  The associated boards of trade  will send 'delegates to Victoria  to interview the government, on  matters connected with mining.  nstrUUUiitruxniUUUiJiArmsLHrto  i. ��� *  Special to Thk Pkospkcioh."  Developing the Washington.  Don McKay has a small force  at work on the Washington mine  situated on Lewis creek. The  drift is now in some 30 feet; the  ore is a gold quartz, and the vein  has a width of eight feet.   -  COL. PRIOR ELECTED.  By-election in Victoria Support* the  Government Candidate.  Colonel Prior, Minister of  Mines, was in the by-election in  Victoria which took place on  Monday last, elected by a majority of o*4, the figures being Prior  1,541~ Bodwell 1,487. It was the  hottest election campaign in  British Columbia, and the vote  polled was'heavy. ���   P    '  The streets sit night were  thronged with shouting citizens,  and the pent up excitement  broke loose. Crowds heartily  cheered Premier Dunsmuir'as he  drove along.'        '   '  STANDAUDAOIb'S..'BYa'>''.DlVlD13ND.'  > xl .i.ti'j.ij   '-jf.,  jit;;.- ������'"'mi'"1  New   York,   March   l:i.���The  sum of $20,000,000 was distributed today among those' -who 'are  fortunate enough to be .holders  of the Standard "Oil Company's  stock. , This vast sumrepresents  the first quarterly dividend   declared this year.'It isAi dividend  of 20 pei1 cent., and if ^ie  three  dividends  to  follow equal  it in  amount, as is confidently expected, the total  dividend' disbursements of  the company  for the  year will amount to $80}000,000.  The capitalization  of  1he  company is $100,000,000.     \       ,      , ���  ,   Although John D. Rockefeller  whose holdings in the stock' are  placed at about 40 per cent.Ivre-  ceived .the  lion's  share  of   the  dividend distributed today, there  was    (plenty     left   for   others.  Those .who shared, the most-of  Ping Pong.  Although a little late in taking  up the game of ping-pong, Port  Steele has produced some" very  expert players and the game  now seriously threatens the  ^supremacy of whist, It is simple  to learn but difficult, to play, and'  many cracks at tennis admit  their skill at, (his game has been  of little or no benefit to them in  ping-pong.  Device For Saving Fine Gold.  An appliance has been perfected in San Francisco for saving fine floiu1 like and microscopic values in gold and plati-  uum contained tn sands and  gravel beds. The- appliance is  purely mechanical in nature, using neither chemicals, plates nor  magnets, and in appearance resembles an ordinary sluice box.  Each' one has a capacity of about  WILD HORSE' PLACERS.  Bob'Do- e and John  Sherwood  u  are_ .engaged in working the  ground formerly owned by the  International Company.  I'.Bevti Smith- is engaged in  running a tunnel near the bridge  on Wild Horse.  * The Chinese - companies  preparing for spring work.  Extensive    preparations  being made for working the  &. Tuck ground  owned   by  Griffith.       '    * -  A number of Chinamen are  sniping along the river bed, it is  said that they are making good  day pay.  are  are  Nip  D.  On the Mountain.  A party of C. P. R. engineers  are at present engaged in surveying railway land in this vicin-  (y. - Two camp fires on Loi.e  Mounhi'M. 1 n'oinilos, from S'cele  attracted   much    attention   and  Among :the Cra'ft.  The ��� - regular monthly L, con vocation^ Rocky* Mountain Chapter^ R: AA'M'.,'Was held' at/ the  Masonic Temple on Tuesday  evening,last. "'A large number  of visiting companions -from  Cranbrook were.'present. The  election of officers for the-en-  suiug'year resulted as"follows:  Ex. Com. J. A. Harvey, Z.  *     "'     -     R. L. T. Galbraith, PI.  - "       ������     A. B. Grace. J.  D. McKay,'S. E.    ���  ,  - M. Rockendorf, ,S. N.  ��� A. Grez. P. S.  - The installation *ofrt officers  elect will take place on the 8th  day of April, when the Deputy  District Grand Superintendent  for British Columbia will be  present. Also a large number  of companions from Calgary,  Nelson, Cranbrook, Fernie and  other points.  MASONIC  NOTES.  East Kootenay .-Stock.  Asked.  .. Biif.  Crow's Nest Coal r - * ' t-TVl.OO  North StarT  2�� 24  Sullivan.      ���. tfj  "Silver-lead Quotation*.  New York, March 14:  Bar Silver         .A.   .:....  Mexican dollars ..   ..'.,...'."...  Lead    ��� ~    Copper A v J   12.30,'.  London, March 14.���Silver.  25 >]-8d;  copper. ��54('   s 'd:. lead, ��11 8s. (id.'  Hi  54*  43i  4.12*  Market Condition*. r.A. li  Prospectors are prepariug to  go into the foothills.  There was a comparative dul:  ness in the stock ' market, this  week.  General trade was slightly improved. , >'     '   v'  Beautiful    weather   has   pre  vailed during the past week.  .No advance in price of silver.  Coal and coke has been in urgent request at manyc points owing to retarded movement.  Elk  River  Lodge, A.  F. & A.  regular  Friday  considerable ot  d.ty night  in .mil o.i   Tues-  Kitohuuei- in tlie field.  it is reported that Lord Kitchener will lake (he field iu pei-aon  n an endeavor to capture Dewet  It is also reportt-d that (! en eral  Methuen   will   not   assume   any  further   military    comm;uid    in  South Africa, when  released   by  the Boers.      '  At  tho Traps.  Members of-the  Fort Steele  Rod  and  Gun   Club, held a live  bird     shoot     on     Wednesday  James Laidlaw   carried  off   the  M., Fernie, held their  monthly meeting ou  evening last.  Cranbrook Lodge, A. F. & A.  M., will hold its regular monthly  meeting on Thursday evening  March 20.  Worshipful Grand Master F.  McB. Young, Nanaimo. will lay  the foundation stone of the Carnegie library at Vancouver, on  the invitation of the civic  authorities of that city.  honors,   making  a  R. Little and B.   P.  for second piace.  clean  score.  Cooke   Lied  Application For Water at Elko.  Application has been made to  the government, by the Elk  River Power and Light, Company for 5,000 inches of water to  be taken from Elk River. Tho  water will be taken from a point  above the lower falls, thence  conveyed by ditches and Humes  through Lot i"i"7, group one and  possibly through a portion of C.  P. R. block 5,589.  The application is made by  Thos. Crahan, as agent for the  company.  Hotel Arrivals.  IMPERIAL:  T. Wellman, Cranbrook  E. Small *���   "  H. Haines "  J. D. Spencer, Thunder Hill  Miss Ogden " "  C. Ogden . " "  J. R. Greensfield, Vancouver  George Gilpin, Cranbrook  A. Moffitt - "  J. McBride  H. Wright  J. Musser "  F. Clapp      - "  A. McKenzie             "  T. P. Mclntire, Winnipeg  E. Walton, Alberta  Liberal Association.  There  was  a  meeting  of~the  Fort Steele Liberal   Association  held on Tuesday evening last.  North Star Mine.  J. L. Parker has assumed the  management of tho North Star  mine, and within a few days the  working force will be increased.  Inside of two weeks fit) to 70 men  will be employed.  The  Board of Trade.  Board of Trade  met on  Sullivan Company.  The directors of the Sullivan  Mining Company held a, meeting  in Spokane on Tuesday, and  went over in detail the plans of  the smelter now being constructed at Marysville.  Colonel Turner, Messrs.  Williams and Sanders of the  directory board, aud L. S.  Austin, resident director, are expected at Marysville today.  the remainder . werei'^William  Rockefeller, his brother,' whose  holdings in Standard Qi)'���stocks  are 'estimated-, at -. *iri(,b00,O00,  Henry M. Flagler, -with holding's  of #12,000.000; ' Jb'h'n'.pS'Arch-  bold, with' holdings "of,, about  #8,000,000', and H. AH: Rogers,  who. is said1 to' own stocks, witlr a  par value' pf)Aab,qut,$5,000,000.  Other large holders, ' men- who  count their' f^rtiiijes'*'by ^the  millions, ' areiw.'-< H. Tilford,  treasurer,of \the' corporation ;y C.  M._Pratt,-.secretary,; O.AH..Payne  Paiil '''Babcocic, 't.cT<^Bushnell,;  J. A7 Moffatt and F."I.'Barstow/  All of these are lnembers^of the  board of directors'.' y*\ \ : ",.t'   '7  HEADY TO OPEN.1- "'''     ";    "'     ''"'  ,      i of ���' ���-'   ir  '   "-     '    ' '  New Orleans, La.,-March115r-  Evervthing is in'1 readiness' for  the openings on.' -Monday - of >' the  spring meeting'.' of - the''.'New  Louisiana Jockey Club. During  the. pr��3seat A w;ebkAthe��� stables  have-filled^ with some of the fastest horses in the country, and  with   favorable"'weather;f  the*  i r  meeting should proyer oneof the  most successful ever,held .in the  South. The event of .the opening day will be the St. Patrick's  Handicap, for" 3-year-olds and  upward, at a mile and a sixteenth. c  FOU ALGIKKS  NAVAL  STATION.  Washington. D. C, March 15.  ���Bids were opened today by the  bureau of yards and docks of the  Navy Department today for the  construction of a large building  to be used as shops for steam  engineering at the new station  at Algiers. La. The structure  will cost in the neighborhood of  $45,000. This is but one of  many improvements planned for  Algiers, which it is the intention  of the Navy Department to make  eventually one of the greatest  and most complete naval stations  in the world.  SHAMKOCKS   FKOM   THK  "or,t> sod'".  New York, March 14.���In J he  mails from Europe this week  were many packages of sham  rocks ��� sent to Irishmen in  America to aid in the proper  celebration of St. Patrick's day.  The shamrocks were packed in  damp earth in tin boxes and  were found when opened to be  as fresh as when packed. The  packages were consigned not  only to New York but to Chicago  Denver, Minneapolis, St. Louis  and other cities throughout the  country.  to iubk;atk 20,000 aches.    .  Seattle. Wash., March 14.���  The workof extending the main  canal of the Washington Irrigation Company to the town 'of  Prosser, a distance of about 14  mile's,' has begun. ' The addition  to the big ditch will bring under  cultivationA20,000 acres of the  best fruit lands in tho'state. '     -  SKVEXTIl   CABUC  CHESS   .MATCH.  ^ow  York.    March    ^���Arrangements have been completed  'for  the" -seventh r;annual   chess  match---by- cable "fQi;A^he   Sir  George  Newnes , trophy?' '  The  contest  will   be'inaugurated tomorrow-morn ing, the Americans  playing Jn   ,the ' Academy , of  Music,   Brooklyn.     Iu   the . six '  contests VprovidnsTv *- hold ',-��� the  Americans  are   a   little  ahead, i-  The   first  was    won     by     this   ,  country,' the second and third by  Great- Britain,   the,'/ourth, and ,  fifth  were  won .by   the  United'  States  and   the   match   of' last  year  ended  in   a  draw.    Three  successive  victories' are , neces-  '  sary   for   permanent possession  of the trophy.   ,     ^ ' -,,������>  TO       SUCCEED  .y COXGUESSMAN.  .  ,    ',,,,-; /WfJEKLEK. '   ,,���.      '    , '  -P^aducah, ,K->h. *-March- 'l1.?! ���  Members;of-tho  First-District- ,  Democratic  Congressional.' conl^"  mittee are in session here  today   <  to decide on the time-nnd manner  for. selecting, an.Democratic3 can-;  didate to.'succeed'-Congressman  Oharlos.K.-'Whodleiv, There are '  'ijhree.v leading nispirants���S.r H. ',  Crossland of Graves. Ollie James  of^.Crittenden 'and.G 6orge G reen-r "  up.of.McCracken.   ��c^).c,*<i  \, >  ' New'* Ybrk, -'Mar'clr'' 15.'-���The  limit'ofytime'fixed'fdr'the bidding'  for.theJ'heavyw'dijjhl" 'cfiairfpiori-,-  ship fight between5.1 aine's 'Jeffries'"  'the^presentl cham'pidhf aiVdi: Bob*  iFit'zsiiiimons"expired"at noon to- >  day. >\.The choice'lies between'1'  Los Angelos, Sail Francisco, aud  Fort; -Erier-lCanada.'' with' 'tlio  chances flavoring San Francisco!1'*  '   Ann Arbor, Mich., March 15 "  Twelve-'ofri-ne  best athletes oIzL  Cornell 'University aro   in Ann  Arbor today lb'"'try' conclusions"4  witlWa'similar teaiii representing  the'University of Michigan.       \  <��� i New York,' March' 15.���There,  will be a clash between the  new  swimming champions at the New,  York AthleticClub race tonight.  dV  CROW'S    NEST    PASS    COAL.  Annual   Report of   the   Company.���  ReHults;Most Satisfactory.  The fifth annual meeting ,of  the shareholders of^ the,-Crow'8  Nest Pass Coal Company was  held in Toronto on Friday of last  week.  The net profits for the year,  after paying all operating expenses, and all charges of eveiy  kiud amounted to s?"!70.S48.39.  After paying dividends at the  rate of ten per cent., per annum,'  a balance of ��28.142.69 was  carried forward to the credit of  profit and loss.  The number of men employed  during the year wa.i l.ol2.  Six hundred and thirty-six  coke ovens have been constructed, with a capacity of 1.000, tous  of coke per day.  During the year the company  expended the.->um of $2,205,546.0G  Payroll amounted to ��'.111,407.15.  Expenditure for freight was  ��.14(5,002.11.  The company'.- operations are  progressing satisfactorily, under  tho management ol ;iu efficient  staff; and still more satisfactory  results will be shown at fhe end  ol the present year.  Vor several year- prospecting  has been going oil, and assessment work being dune and lh<>  men that have pinned their faith  in timespast to the Rockies are  about to have their reward.  Very few people have any  idea of the importance and influence of the coal and iron prospects in this district- THE PROSPECTOR   FORT STEELE,   13. C, MARCH 15.   1902.  A  ESTABLISHKD    (895.  TV. BA Grate,  PUBLISHER. AND    EDITOR.  circumstances  favorable  be,turned into profit  would  ,*r.r-&  THE PROSPECTORi Is, published  every Saturday, and hus a guaranteed  circulation larger than any other paper  liTEiist Kootenay. It Is oil home Printed  e.-rd contains double the news of any  other paper in the district.  ^    ���  As an  advertising mcdlmn it is tin-  ���-xxeUcd.'  Devoted to the upbuildlng'ol Port Steele, the  levelopment of the vast mineral resources of  i'ie East Kootenay mining district.  Subscriptions 82.00 per year  Advertising rates made known on application.  Contributions are solicited from all parts of the  district, but all matter intended for publication  must bare the writer's signature.  T HI C PAPPRIs kept on ttle at the adver-  I IIIO IniLn Using agency of Alaxauder  ��Cr... Suite P.. First National Bank BuilUlnic,  Spokane. Wash., where contracts can be made  ThlS Paper DAKE'S -Advertising  Agency, <H und 85 Merchants Exchange, Sau  Francisco, California, where contracts for advertising can be made for it.  Thic   Panop Is kept on tile at the A. Mc-  I 1113   rape I   Kim & Co.  Newspaper   Ad-  ijency,  Montreal,  whei  ing can be made for it.  vetislng   Ajiency,  Montreal,  where contracts  for advertist! .   -    .-  A Lonjj Record of Success in curing,  cuts/burns and bruises, us y^cll as till  bowel complaints, is held; by Pain-  Killer-over 60 years: Avoid subrtitufcs  there is but one Pain-Killer, Perry  Duvis'.   25c. and 50c. *  Copper and lead ores frequently contain paying quantities of  gold and silver.'        '   ' "'  Ooek'i Cottea Boot Compound  I* snooeufnlly tued monthly by over  lO,M0Lftdie8.S��fe;effactu��l. Indies ask  ryoot druggist for Caok'f GtHoa Keel Cam-  omui. Take no other, a* all Mixtures, pUU*nd  Imitations are dangerous. Prlue, No. 1, $1 per  box; Kp. ��, 10 degrees stronger, fc) per box. No.  �� or t. mailed on receipt of price and two S-cent  ���tamps. Tfc�� Cock Company Windsor. Ont.  trHoi, 1 and S sold and recommended by all  mpoBiiblc Sraulsta la Canada.  No-,."! tiud -1 bold iu  KOrt Su>p\<j by  A. W. Bleasdell, Draught,. '  *  Headauarters  Mining  Oommerolal  mmm  sfe  The  X, jM*f If *X./.h.��#��>mw*���  WV-rt*rf <4l.  This Pa *>er Is on sal��ttt J w  store, Spokane, WashU  Graham &   Go's  book  ��Jj�� %}V00pertxiv.  SATURDAY, .MARCH 15, 1902.  "No  Enemies  to Punish���No  Special Friends to Serve. "  T  ���.HJ3 fourth'annual meeting  of the Associated Boards  of Trade, held 'at Kaslo last  week,was a most ��� successful  meeting, at which matters of im-  , , portance to the Kootenays were  dealt with in detail. Pernie, the  coal town of Soutli East-Koote-  , nay, o, was selected as the 'next  meeting place. l ���  1   l *       *    , * iQ  The "people of Fernie are to  have the deeds of their land.  The Coal Company having purchased the. government interest  in the townsite, will give deeds.  ,       ' *'**<. '  It is., fortunate that the new  March fmoon was what the  weather prophets call a 'dry  mpon.- Coming as it does during  the Victoria by-election, .an^ab-  normal thirst was engendered by  the torrid nature of the < cam-  paign,        upon enthusiastic  partisans.  *       #       * ,Q  Spring has come, plowing and  seeding has commenced, the  meadow lark and robin have  arrived, ducks and geese are fly-  Tax  Notice.  Notice K hereby, givu In uecurduuco with  the Statutes, jUiut Piovinului fievenuo Ttt\, and  all asicssod Tuxos and Income TuxAassossed  and levied under  the   Assessment   Act  ��nd  unmnitrartnt.. .flir.fnnvr rtnfr iinii.mn,rthtrt   fftv   thO  year 190S., All taxes collectible forthoFoic  Steele Assessment District iu e due ami payable at my otttcei situate* at Fprt Steele. This  notice, in terms of law! is equivalent lo a, personal demand by mo upon all persons liable for  taxes. _ , ���  Dated at'Fort Steele', 13. C, IStli January,  1902. ���.'<���,  -   >   -A. C XELSON.  ' Assuror and Col lector.  Fort Steele ASsf��sii'cut District.  Fort Steele Post Office.''        ��� 4-7  fc  All    Modern     Conventences  ���I/  FORT . STEELE, AB.  J-aO.  i.tf  Large   Sample-  Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.-  ~fir-  >'itu   ��� in  m:  ���   (Trad* Mark.)  will  GIVE YOU AN APFETITE I  TONE YOUR MERVES !  MAKE YOU STr.PNG!  MAKE,YOU WELL!    -.-' !  Dr. Bttrcaaa. Mad. Sojrt.of thePrut.'Hoapiul  for lawn., MontraaJ. prasenbe*. it i-nnstantly  ��nd itliej u�� p��rmmion to um his name  MiaaClark, Supt. Gnus Jlospnai  Toronto, i'  writaathe/ bar* alio aaed it witn the l>t��t re��alt��.  <      50c. and 81.00 Bottir, A  DAVIS A LAWREXCK CO.A Limited. '>  CARLIN &, DURIOK  MERCtlANTS   GENERAL  Eest  Kootenay.  MINERAL* ACT.    c  CKHTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE. ���  -' t  )  ing northward, and. the most  beautiful spring weather prevails  throughout the Kootenay valley.  * *   *  Tf it was't=for the-fools in this  world the poor showmen and  fakirs would have to go1 to work,  for a living.  *       K-       *  If all the devils were cast out  of some people there would, not  \ \   s      A*.  be more than a little greasy spot  left.  * ��    #  There are a' lot of dudes in  this district who have the big-  head so bad they would take  brain  disease  if  they had   any  brains.  . *    *   * .  A man who is too stingy to  take his home paper would drink  sasafras tea until he became so  thin that he wouldn't ,make a  shadow. He would fill himself  up on hot water and then try to  cheat himself into the belief that  he had eaten a square meal.  *���    *    *  The favorite flowers with girls  are the forget-me-not and the  double-two-lips.  * *    *  Mining is taking a back seat  for the present, politics and  ping-pong is the principal topic  of conversation.  *���    *    *  There is no great excitement  in South East Kootenay over  tho Victoria by-election.  * *    *  Do not for a moment lose sight  of the fact that South East  Kootenay with its wonderful  mineral resources must come to  ,'the front.  ���-'.''������ *.-.*.'*  ''The proper facilities of transportation, often, and it may be  said in' nearly every instance,  make successful mining possible  and without which many losses  are incurred which   under  more  Shrewsbury Mineral Claim.   ,    ,  Situate in the Fort'Steele Mining Division of  East ICootenayrDistrict. < >r'��U''������ > f"-'_  , Where located :���Onthei main fork of the St  Mary's River, about six miles ua.se of the  Kootenay Luke divide.      ���       ,   -,��� ��� I .   '���  Take notice that I, Thcodort^Dcauchamp^ot-  iiilf as agent for George Urq'uhart Free Miner's  Certificate No. 11 36936, Henry B. Thomson  Free Miner's Certificate No. B 30108 and,Henry  A. Barton Free Mlner.'s Certificate "So.'IS 509'?!,  Intend, sixty days from the date ^crcof. to  upply to the Mining Recorder'for a Certificate  of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining  u Crown Grant of the above^laim.  And further take notice that action,, under  section 37, imust, he commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 28th day or November, A. D". 1901.  ,    ,47- ' ,     T. BEATJCHAMP.'  Monte Garlo Restaurant.  THE MOST  UP-TO-DATE  PLACE IN FORT STEELE.  Everything Cooked  "AS   YOU   LIKE   IT.'A  WM. ROBINSON,  Proprietor  So.e AgentsAoAiie QlHOIl ^ggl  COMPANY  ,!'t  This" Steel, js guaranteed tovbo equal'-to Jessop'su or Firths in all  .  "'Hard Rocic'Wokk.   ' . '     ' "'.'      '    "'  Notice to Delinquent Co-owners.  To William Robinson, or to any person or  persons to whom he may have'transferred  his interest in the "Ocilneca" Mineral claim  situate about one mile above the Falls on Mark  creek in the Fort Steele'mining division'of  East Kootenayl Distriet^andnrecorded, lUj the  Mining 'Recorder's* office at Fort 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 expenditures 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, 1900."  FRANK TRACEY.  Dated at Fort Steele this 28th day of December, 1901. '     1-  F. M. C. No. B. 43054. ������   '  Sole Agents  Grows Nest Goal company  Giant Powder GoiiiDany.  Sole   Agents  Mining Supplies a Specialty.  Agents for the   MASSEY   HARRIS ., CO., Limited! ���  Farming   Implements.  Fort Steele a  Meat Market  FRESH   and   SALT' MEATS' ALWAYS  : ,"':*- , . J     "ON HAND.,    *�� ��� T .  Fresh Halibut,   Salmon, Salmon Trout, Bologna  Sausage. *'  Butter and Eggs.    Fish and Game in Season,   y -  Fort Steele  and  Kimberley.  MINERAL ACT, 1896  (KOBM V.)       .,  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  *  XL  Si  *  *  *  *  *'  %  ��i.  at  *  *l  5r  The Steele House  Fort Steele, B. C.  Centrally Situated on Riverside Avenue.  Conducted on Up-To-Date Methods.  The Best Bar In Town.   ,   ,  D. McWeish.  . '    PROPRIETOR.  I N. HANSON, 1  General iVIerchant  IwiQMor Dealer.  AND  <9f��***��**��^*^��������^*��������JK����*******K**����**��***��^***��*^**  NOTICE.  Black Bear aud Mabel Mineral Claims  Situate in the Fort Steele Mining Division ot  South East Kootenay District.  Where located:���About two miles south  east of Kimberley on Mark croek.  TA.KE NOTICE that X, Charles "Estmeie,  Pree Miner's Certificate No. -13. 10098" intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Imprbve-  ments, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  G rant of the above claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 87, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement.  DatwJ this tlilnj dm1 of IJt-iVinlMir, 1001.  ��- CHAKL.KS KSTMK1CE.  Port    Steele  wing  S^    Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber,      A large assort-    zS:  g~: " ment of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always ~;  S^ on hand. ,     ' �� >    ^S  2E DIMENSION     LUMBER     A     SPECIALTY. =3  |      WflSfl,   a- BO.      |  ^auiUiiiiiiliiliiiiiiiiiiiliiiiiiiSiiiiUiiiUiiiUiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiaii^  JUST    RECEIVED  FORT STEELE,  B. C.  MANUFACTURERS     and     BREWERS    OF    EXTRA   FINE  60   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  .Copyriohts A.C.  Aaron* Mmdtntf a nkotfb and dc��crliitl(tn may  qutcklr ucertaln our opinion freo whether an   itloi    "        " "  etlrconfldentlal. Hnn  agency for aocuriiiirpat  Patent* taken through  Munn A Co. receive  tnventlon !��� probablj patontabtft. Comtminlca-  ^Irconfldentlal. nniidknokoii PntonU  ���ant froa. Oldeat aeencr foraecurbiirpatoiita.'  tptetal notice, wlthouf char��o. In tho  BEER  SOLD    BY    THE  BARREL,  PORTER  KEG   OR    BOTTLED  Assorted Car of Best Brands of Flour   and   Meals, etc.  Flour, Patent Hungarian and Strong Baker.  Rolled Oats, Cracked Wheat, Wheatletfcs,  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.  Scientific Jitttericati.  A handnomelj lltaatrated weekly. Jjinront circulation of any scientific journal. Tormn, $3 a  year: four montba, ?L Sold by all ncwndcMlem.  MM & Co.38'8'"^ New York  Brincti Omca, CSS V IH* Waahlncton. D. Q.  Bottled beer lor family use a specialty  OUTSIDE, ORDERS ,G I VEN STRICT^ PROMPT ATTENTION  SATISFAGTIGN GUARANTEED r*,����;��iZ?  Mutz & Scott, Prop's.  Fresh  Breakfast Bacon,  Butter and E��'t>.  Hams and  Dry Salt Side Bacon.  POTATOES   and   CARROTS  FIREWOOD till lengths to suit all stoves.  ,���'���/    THE   FbRT   STEELE '' ' _  FLOUR and FEED STORE  E. C. MILLER, Proprietor POST OFFICE BOX 836.  StST*   All goods guaranteed and prices also as being correct.  Send in orders. I /"  <  -"t r**a ��\\*lf-n.Vjn*w9**  milHI rtMw��f*U^Wi*��WltfTrr iT   itrn*f**r* ^-"i *"al- *r'    * Aw*-*-.,-H J JW^V.���/ Mr V^* _f��.-(.*��4r rf-  THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B.'C, MARCH  in,   100:  ���h  ��Jte p��a#p��cju*t(  SAJTUKDAY, A1AIICH 10,   1S02.  ' Bast Kootenay. -=  ,  The  same' causes which have  so  disastrously interrupted''activity   in dlie Slocan have also  served to check progi^e'ss,'1'm^tl)e,|  silver-lead     district     of     East  Kootenay,  ami���the St. Eugene  mine at Moyie, whose output in  1900 exceeded the.combined'pro-;  '.dnction   of    the   mines   of.the  Slocan District, did not maintain  regular shipmentsfoKsix^months  during 1901,  whiie  other''mliies.  1 in,this district have been obliged  to  suspend   operations ^entirely  or otherwise to seriously curtail'  ����� their output.     The" North   Star  Mine,   however, 'until quite  re'-  contly sent out every "'month consignments of ore approximately  1,000 tons each',' the output from  this  one property  for- the year  c   being some 10,300,000His.'oMeftd  and>240,000   ounces   of   silver.  Both-the  North  Star' and " St:  "-   Eugene - Companies  paiddivid-  ��� ends during 1901, the ..former to  the  extend of $i:i5,000^and;the  ���   latter '#210^000.  ' An important  ' development in  the. Foijt Steele  Division  of  East ,;Koote'nay has  been - inaugurated }��� inf ttaejl cotn,-  men'cement{ sdnvtHe) part'��"of the  Sul I ivan -Companyft of;" smelter  -j construction work at'Marysville,  ���and   this - year  (1902) should see  from   these beginnings ,the, .establishment of a local smelting  industry     in  ; East    .Kootenay  which, as a large ore supply i.s  assured, with fuel^aVa,minimum  of   cost,'   and   excellent > water  power and fluxing material also  available,.affords*for.local smelting prospe'ctsKvhichlare exceed'  Q ingly      promising..;- < ,-nln ������ -" tEast  Kootenay   during., the :'y<ear,.a  large amount of capital has been  invested in .mining enterprises;'  pi'ospentirig has alsoobeen t more  active, particularly in'the Golden  <, and Windermere Division's, than  elsewhere in the Province,   and  when  more adequate   transportation f aci 1 i ties are* - afforded;- to  the outlying portions,"'a. .considerable territoryAwill b'e'aidded'Ato  tiie productive, area. ���Bureau of  Provincial Informations  '   ,- 1- -V   **,   '    >��� ���''^,   -  >       r   *    /      \i {. -    <1  L        A Boer Cache: y ,r        "A'  Lord Kitchener 'in A a.! dispatch  from Pretoria reports the discovery of,,, a Boer magazine in a  cave    northea'stwai'd   of* Rietz,  ' Orange river colony, containing  IJIO.OOO rounds of .rifle ammunition, hundreds of, shells and  fuses, 200 pounds of ' powder,  a Maxim gun, helios,   field ;tele-.  'graphs and quantities of stoi'es.'  Thirty-five Boers have^beeri captured in the same neighborhood  since March 4th; -The magazine  was discovered by . Canadian.  scouts commanded' by , Colonel-  Ross.  t  At It  "l.^'j'ButJif.'you are going east write us for our rates  andc> let?  lis   tell  you   about the service and accommodations offered  by the ,.,,,.,,  ILLINOIS    CENTRAL    RAILROAD  Through   tourist   cars   via   the aIllinois,  /Central from Pacific Coast to Chicago and  Cincinnati.    \.   \  T, f     ��� . ' S.XS-  . Don't fail to write us about  your   Lrip  ns  wo  \iHSi' aiVJi'n-a position to give you some valuable in-  Vr ' ' "���' formation-and  assistance.    r>!}IS) miles of track  overvwhioh is operated some of the finest trains'  in-the world.  0-*".  For particulars regarding freight, or passenger  rules  oil  'Jon or address:  ,      O'C.  LINDSEY A   .',    J3..M. TRLTMBULl  !',<���."��� -   T. F. & P. A. Vl        ���' Coi'n'l Agl  142 Third Street, Portland; Ore.  fc.*JT jm-v-ju,  ������ ��  I'M BE  fci/-�� ���  Mesas:***  a-  The   Coming   Town,  of  East  Kootenay.  Near me famous  North  and Sul  ��    >o  ivafi' NU'tt^  *n��  ���i %  ���4-  ASSAYING  C. F. Nicholson,  j      .. Petkkuououch, 15. ,c'i  i i-t.  -- --��� -    -_  ���,/     -j -,��  .  "< ?-'  of.'*;  ,< "(Licensed by Provincial Government,)  Gold'and silver $2.00  Silver and lead .".  ...     2.00 '  Gold, silver and Copper.  ,..      .'1.00 ���  Gold, silver, lead and'eopper.:   1.00  ; Samples-{left with .Carlin &, Durick  rwill receive prompt attention'.  CANADIAN  RAILWAY  World's   Scenic   Line  The Whole Story  "'iri oC latter":     o1   " ,  ?��ih-KiiUYA  iFromCnjit F. l.on'. Toiler Stntlon'Nn.  B, 3IontreuI:- ;.'. o r.Cijiiently ii^e I'Eiinr  Davis' l'us-Kii.i,Kit tor paint j�� tlientom-  culi, rhemnatimii, vlilliieiw, .front viten, ehil-  blaina,/cramps, 'and all mlliciions nlucli  befsllmenm our position I lm\e noliesi-  tation in eayiny tlmt I'Aiv-KiLi.Eit i'�� the  \bett i emedy tn have ui'ar at band." _    .  V -U8eclvIntc'riiHll.v^imil^Ejtteriii��lly..A  "'"Twofei/.cs.'S'icriMid.tOc. bottles.  ''-   Direct Line  10 AST'  Winnipeg    ���  ' 'J'orotilo  Ottawa "  .Montreal  Xew Yoi-k,  r Via Soo"  Link���Si.  and all U. S. points.  Lowest Rates  J     WKKT  Vtmcouver    ���   '  Victoria  SoatMe 6  Portland    -  S.tn Francisco  I'iiul,  Chicago  A Limited Number off Lots for Sale-'  t  at Prices Ranging from  To    $400  .;   NOW   IS" THE  TIME TO'BUY as prices'wilTbe adyaiicedMhe- tirM  of the year. - . - ��� ?  A     Apply to-' V--^-:' -;.w ���  j'" Land Commissioner, G. P. R,  ...-., Winnipeg-, Man.,,  -j--'  t'c;  ���M��AVft%��AtmwtK����i��wn��%%%��,'wn9n,%v  ;i ,-j.HaenhAuser  i' I 'J "' - - -' -.��� ��� -  WATCHMAKER  and   JEWELER  , Engraving  l" v '. ���,  '- '���      A"    8  Riverside: Avenue,    ,       -    ,  ' "-"'   i Fort Steele.' B. C.  T  Tourist Sleeper Service  o  EaS'x;,:���Leave   Dunraore " Junc-  .   tion, daily.     Lea,vo Kootenay  i Landing. Tuesday and Friday:  St.   Paul,   Toronto,   "Montreal  and Boston.'  WEST:^QieavocRevelstoke, daily  o Vancouver, Seattle, Coast.  Steamship Service  From    Vuncouvei���Alaska," C'hinti,  Japan tind Australia. c  i v.  Through booking to Rttvopo via al  Atlantic 1 in e.-3., "A-  ,n ^ , ^  PrejJiii-cd   lieketb  from till  points at lowest t-utet>.  6k Hl-<  Fort Steele attd  EI Mil  iu  d?  t a�����fiz�����jM ,  s>  n.if  (.'  .��:,���>  ley,  f.', '(1  I A t'  17- V  "SA>  ?JiL>  j��.'-t  Horses !Kanched.  J. S. CARTER,  Dis.-Pass. Agt.  Nelson.  E. J. C0YLE,  A. G. P. A.  Vancouver  Horses ranched'and fed hay at  i?5 per month. ' Pasturagie with-'  out hay $2- per month. Apply  to -  ���>   PATRICK  QUIRK:       >  Daisy Ranch, FortrSlecle!  gf^njwtmrnrnr^nm^ffrmnfiirnm^  'Tlie D. & L.' Kniulsion of Cod Liver  ���Oil ttilcen in cases of general debility,  and loss of appetite, is sure to give the  bebt rcbitlts. It restores health and renews vitality. Davis ��fc Lawrence" Co.,  Ltd., Tnanufiicturerb.        >. ^  .  Fort   Steele  BAKERY,   :  H. Alie, Proprietor.  RIVERSIDE   AVENUE-  Opposite  Post  Office.  COMPANIES'   ACT   1S9T   AMU    AMENDING  ' ,    . . ACTS  v Notice is lierebv given "that .lames W. T?.  ,Youns, Mining Engineer or Vpvt Steele, 11 C .  has been "'appoltued the'Attorney "for ��� Tlie  Kooteliuy (Poirj Creek) Cold Mines. Limited '  in place ol James T. Laidlaw ^  / ',bat'e*cl 15th October, lilol. '  S. Y. VVOOTTON.  t'     i     EcKistmr of Joint Stock Companies  l��ast Kootenay  Bottling Co.  SHORT LINE  RFTWEEN  ST PA U ^CHICAGO  0MAHA-CHICAGQ  RinsasCilyCHICAGO.  &   ;,|i.' -^  O  Aerated waters  Engineers, Firemen, Machinists  & Electricians send for 40-page  pamphlet .containing Questions  asked by Examining Board of  Engineers to obtain Engineers  license. Address Geo. A. Zeller,  Publisher, 18 S. 4th Street, St.  Louis, Mo., U.S.A.  FARM FOR SALE  The    Daisy   Ranch   situate  live miles south of Fort Steele.A  Twelve hundred acres tinder fence,  H'20 acres crown granted, tlie'balan'ce  held under pre-emption. Good irrigation ditch, 150 acres of cleared land.  AVill cut 150 tons of hay. ,  Of all kinds.  Syrups, Champagnes, Ciders,  Ginger Ales, lite.  Soda watiT In  siphons.     The  twoii  economical way to handle il.  Yottf attention is called to the  "Pioneer Limited" trains of the '-Milwaukee & St Paul Kiti 1 way." -'The only  perfect trains in the world."  You will Iind it desirable to rifle on  thoic train's when Koin<> to any point in  the Eastern Stales or Canada i They  connect with till Transcontinental  Trains and all Ticket A cents -.ell  tickets.  For further information, pamphlets,  etc, U'jIc any Ticket Agent or  IJ. L..-FORD, 0. .1,  ISDDY  Pass. Agent, General Agent,  SPOKANE.  * PORTLAND.  ANDREW   TVEIDIG  GONTRftGTOR    AND    BUILDER  u <  IIOUSK AN"D SIGN PAINTING  CALC1M1NING ami PAPKH HANGING  ' PORT STEELE, B. C.  JST*   AH   woi'k promptly done.  , "    '  l J��    ��� i     ���    j,i *        �� %   *    j1 '  ^    ^ t* ~s  a -To- -Develop. ,^ ^ w:^ v", ��� v ^ ^ I  ' '^Tlae Sicfe;Minerai ^ V \ '\\ \  , Resoru*ces,jOf, . "~,r\'.t ; " 7.7J  " South-east "koDtei^v ; %  For further particulars apply to  II   -A ,,.; _i,4t..,^ .���.iw, '.^Dated *hli. IBtU day of October. 1901  ,  NOTICE.  . KOTIOi: IS IJRKKUY GIVItN Umi si\tv  <Uys from ilu- iliitu liciunf 1 Intuiid to upply to  the Cliiol (.'oiiiiinssioiu'i- of Ijitiids iiml Woilcs  Viotorlu, n. C for u Sl'HUlAf. UCKN.SK to  cut and cunv :iw:i\ timliui fiom the fnllowlii);  described Ci own r.iinds -  . Communi'liifr ill ;i pn^l pl.intod ul si point  sltuiitu one mile noiih or tho Nroitli i:ast ������oini,r  of llinuer limit'hulil under S. Lane's'.puunl  timlirr lic-enso, Mlu:ili>,iivur T.uke creek. lOust  Koot'.'nay. TlKincp K.-ist oielity i-luuu>.. tlienc-n  North oiKhty lIuiiii-.. tlience Wei ciitlity  chains; thence south cijjhlv chains to the point  of commencement comprising In jrU^ibout WD  acres of limber lands..      '  'Applicant-"  NOTICE.  NOTICr  IS   HERKUY   ��1V1:V   that   si\tv  days after date 1 intend to apply totlieChicr  Commissloiier of  I.units ami   Won Us  foi   pti-  UllSSlOll    tO   pitK'hllsO    lilt'    follOW lllf,'   I1! SCI 11K���<",  land situate In South iO.ist Koolcn i\ Coni-  mcnciiiK at a posl planted at tin N'oilli Cist  coinei'Of r���ol.ViA,(.!ioiii> I iIioikc not th folkni-  Inu the eastern boundai v of f.ot ."ii iIiimk e i .1st  to the west boundary of lot 807 iIkikc southerly following ihe west boundai \ or said lot W>7  to a ]>olnt i"isi of point of comtiiciiccmLiit,  thenee west to point of coinniont ein< nt C��ni-  taluliK,' ten acics rnoiu oi less  K   .1   ('ANN  Dated at Foi i Stoclu this iSlh day of  Decrm-  bci, 1001 .-ij  WANTUD-TRUSTWOKTn Y M KN  AND WOMBN to travel and tulverttse  for old cbtabli^hcd house of solid linan-  cial htat)din��i. yStiliiri 9780 a .\etir and  expenfies. all payable in cash. No ctin-  va��sinpf required. Give reference-, and  enclose bolf addressed stamped en  velop"e. Address Manager. .'W5 CaMon  Bldg., Chicago.  GflNN & GO.  General     Merchants  Port Steele, B. C.  Fruit ,  OON F liCTl ONER Y  Stationkry  . Cigars.  Post (Dffice   Store.  t  t  t  t  t t  Iii  Partial\ly Developed,  ,     Aiid'Uii'develO'ped'Copper      ,..-,-  And Silver-Lead  Properties "  ��� Are'Offered1 For.Sale On  Liberal Working J3dncls:'-u;'���   '  'FOR' KEPOl-tTS. ^Ako,'".IxVoKMATlOXr. >7JtiTK ,T(>  <    CHARLES   ESTMERE.   -': '��� :  <t > "  ,1Kinib'erfley;   B.C."-:'   .- -'-    .-���    |  ^uiiuuiiuiiaaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiuiiaiiaiiuiiaiiaiiiiii^/iiiiiuiiiiiuaiiaiiiijii  3  ���*  =3  ir  to** r>  H    '/    J  S  k V  bj  H    -IS u��=u ti^iJ    ii  ROYflL  HOTEL  KIMBERLEY, B. C.  Asthmalene Brings Instant Heiiof mid  Permanent  Cure  in AS I  % SENT ARROLUTULY PKRE OX lUXRiFF OF i'OSTAI  ti>  \ti  l    KlI-'v   > .  The  Finest   Liqitoi-H  and  Cigars  and  Beat Kiit-ni-  lied  ttoom*  in Town.  J.  I .  GATES,  Prop.  1  HICHWARDEN  &  SON.  I  K/i'li .7  /,  %  PrONEER  BARBER SHOP  Every'ihini,'Strictly First Class  Next door lo the Proaptctor.  'VJV'v*vt   yS\\*:<'  .     '       ..'I.        r. Jill   III       .11  1 I >     I      I ���    ' ' 111 '11      ���>.'      .\-,l   ,     l|  1i     Iii   (.in   i 'ui vi.     I  M ...  ��� i   I     '      i     ���-. i   i    .'"   . -. i'l  I.I     I  i.l. V       I' I vt    I .     ( '.        \ '  my MinVri'r u lm will write l"i' H. t_ \ i, n 'i i ,' jm-l 11.     \, ,  pi:ucf.  \'j  ii<  i^i  \y  \ti  it/  ii*  u,  U'  \U  \li  \ri  ii Y.ila   \ii  n!     u,  'i'iioro !>, nothing like Asthom-  lerto.      Jt   bi-ini.^   i:i.,ia 1(   t jii^i",  o^'l-ii iu Onj worst ci-cs    It cure'*  when all I'isc luil-.  'j'liT' ilev. t'. !���'   \\ ;:Als  Kiifffi-, III..-..t.\s     "V��i'tr'r. t! iii.tt1  ^ -   ''   M  |l.-||i     1 . 1 >'|  tr,,     |  ,    ,,,   !,  I     ���     '   ��� >'    w,      .;,.  '     .        .     ;  i"    '''    A    ��' Hi   '.      r.   i' ilu I  ,1 IM I) i'       .1    i.   i       ���  ...-'! .i-'i.i   i mi    'en ,    i '���!>..  'if i ���, i |   In "i'i i; i in i" I        ' ,'    ,  I I .r it- 111   lm   LI).' i- p .     n1        |        ,,  .H.'il    t In .'li liii'iu    illsi ,i  . , ''���,���'  t).(infill   ,iHI li   '! il'.'.-' '   i   ', ,    ,i  IjUI   i'i    wl ..i1 In   'l\ i- il   l   I [ l 11        '���',!  .islfjn whiin ui,   I Iii    1, 1,1 ,       ,  eh H Mi       .S. ml 7����i' .t fil'   .'. i- iioii'.-  \ii  -    il<  |      Ml '  V'l  lilt/  lO  'J,  Vt/  \l/  U/  it.  V.  'M  lb  \ i .  '  ' '!.  -I'lili "  it" ,'   -  T \oti at''-- (luspairinsr. linuc\rr h id \<> ir ��� is"    \--t nm ill in  nt cine.    Tito \\<u si> .\intr i-a-.c. lite nui' <��� l'I.hI ���'���(- .u .��� tn -i i,T   '  ^ l.iy.      Write  at   nnei\   aildics^mo   1)11   TA1"L" IJUOs.    .1,  in T!l Kttht R!0th St.. X. Y. Cit\.    Hold n\ .ill i ii u'yi-t-.  IfX . . i-r-  tl/  \lt  ^ttttft��tfftftt��f&fffr&&tr&&&^tS-&5-&&$&��-eS-fc&tt~ft&!ti- TIIK PROSPECTOR. FORT STEELE, B. C,  MARCH  ir>,  1002.  North Star I .odge  NO. 30..  A. F. AND A. M.      G. R. B. C.  FORT STEBLK, B. C.  a i  Keitulor meetlnRs-lst^rucsdav in each  month at eight o'clock. VIsltlnB Hrethern aro  corJmlly Invited.  JClk River Lodtte, Fernie, regular meetings  held Hrs.t Friday of each month. '  C'r.inbrooU Lodpe. Cranbrook, regular meetings held on the third Thursday of each month.  H. L. Mather, Secretary.  Rocky Mountain Chapter  NO. 125. R. A. M.  FORT STEELE, B. C, t,  Regular meetings���2nd Tuesday in  eaeh month at eight o'clock.  Sojourning Companions are cordially  invited.  R. L. T. Galukaith Scribe E.  Professiotia 1.  J. A. Harvey  HARVEY & MoOARTER  Geo. S. McCarte  Hamsters,  Solicitors, '  �� Notaries Publtc,  Conveyancers etc,  FORT  STEELE, B. ,C.  ' REVELSTOKE STATION and GOLDEN  COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY    'MADE.  OT. R. ROSS  Barrister     *-     ,- .    Solicitor  NOTARY   PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER.   .  Fort Steele,   B.   C  FORT Sl-CECIC DBVEI.OPMBNT SYNDICATE LTD  138 Leadenhall Street, London, England.  N. A. WALLINGER,        FORT STEELE.  r   'POST OFFICE BOX H.  THOMAS   McVITTlE  P.U.S. & CE.  ���    .       Fort Steele B.C.' -  "   '  .    - .         '���* ���  6RASSICK   ft  DEMPSEY.  * CONTRACTORS  ���   AND "   '  BUILDBRS.  Fort   Steele   B.C  f&hz $f*;0$peck0v.  SATURDAY, MARCH  15, 1002.  ���nnTmnnmrTTTTTrnnnnnnnmrnfffTTr*  I  LOCAL NEWS. 1  t>- si  .���.kLikkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkikUkkkkkkkkkLkkkkkkkkkkkkik-:-  Beautiful spring weather.    '  ' The streets about town are all  dried up and the winter accumulation of mud has disappeared,  Frank Collect returned from a  visit to West Kootenay on Mon,J  day.  J. R. Greensfield, P. O.' Inspector was in town ou Sunday  last.  Messrs. Amine, NowHl and  Johnson came down from Wild  Horso creek on Saturday last.  Wm. Thompson who liasruoun  enguged in placer mining on  Perry Creole returned to Steele  on Saturday last.  James Nelson, came down from  the Estella mine on Monday.  i i\       ��� ��� ,    i  The ��� Fort Steele *Flour and,  Feed Store have received a consignment of fide Ceylou teas.    *  T.! P. Mclntire, representing  the Ashdown Company, AWiuiii-  peg,'was in town on, Monday.  Mrs. A. B. Fenyick was a  visitor at> Steele, on Tuesday.    ,     r o  R.0'W'. Rogers of Fernie was in  town on Monday. \  Tom Roberts who has been  placer mining on "Weaver creek  returned to Steele on Monday.  '  1 The Immense Pines of Canada furnish the basis for that peerless cough  aud cold remedy, Pyny-Balsam. It  cures quickly and certainly. Of all  druggists, 2oc. Made by proprietor*  of Perrv Davis' Pain-Killer  D. Newell < and  Win.   Stewart  visited Cranbrook on Tuesday.  Dr. Watt, Dominion Quarantine officer, returned from , an  official visit to Gateway on Tuesday.    ,  t r '  Track laying has commenced  on the B. C. Southern . Rail way  this side of the boundary.  Coal Mines Regulation Act.  ,* . ������  BOARD   OF   EXAMINERS.  N'OTIJ'E K lificby ti\ve,n that the fnllouliiK  constitute  tin- ilu.inl   of   KMtiniufts foi   tlio  Mii'liul Mine (lining the will IHUi  1  Appointed bv..  iho ouncis.  Alteiiiiitcs  (     I.  I>. Eviitts  Charles Slmlstei.J  Thomas OorUlilll.  E. ll.llcbi'iislioll.  Appelated t).v tlie I  Lieut -Oovci nor >  In Council    )  Elected by the j  Miners     1  Evan Kwius.  1.   Udwitrd Slinlster.  2    William Almond  Altei natu  j    Edward Largo,  NO'i'K. -Alternates act as Membois or tlio  llouiil I" tho iibsem'" of those lugulurly up-  polnted or uk-eteil t    ict llicieon.  All persons interested may obtain rull Infoi-  tiiHilon l>y applying to tho Secretin v to ihi"  liouid,' 0 >  Mil    I0VAN   F.VASS, Of MIollOl. II. 0.  Dated this -list day of Fobninry, iWnt,  <,Sgil) MAU.COTT KICHAKUSOM,  Seuteliiry. Unpintmnnl of Mini's.'  Qoal Mines- Regulation Aot. ���  BOARD   OP   EXAMINERS,  ,  Noticb is hereby glvon thai lhoufollouliiR-  constitute the Uourd   or K\tim(ih\rs   r*'V tlm  Morrissey Mine during tho year 1002  Appointed bv        i     1.   It. IVnrsou.  ,   the owners        1    -. . Thomas Al. Morton.  Altei muos. I    I,  " t    U,  Appointed bv tho ]  Lieut Governor  in Council, ]  Klecied by'tbe     I  Miners      1  Alternates. i  H, 1-V Miirtin,  ]{ M, Wilson.  William Staliishy.  1. 'John lluddou.  2. Auk .lohnsou.  1^ .John Leslie  3    Rulpli.Vifeon.  Note.���Alternates act as . Membois of the  Board In the absence fit those icculnily appointed of elected to act thereon.  AH persons inteiest'ed iu.i.n obtain full Information b> applying'to the Seeietary to the  Hoard.    ^ ��� o ,       ���  Mb. wlu.r.\M STAl^suv, of Mortlsscy, U 0.  'Dated this 21st day of Febi uary, iflOJ t  (S���'d; MALLCOTT BICIIAKOSON'.  Secretary. Department of Minis.  ^Tood'e Fhoiplio&lnt,"  The'Great English Remedy.  Sold and recommended by all  ^. druggists in Canada. Only rell-  ~i able mcdlclno discovered.   Six  rickages guaranteed to.cure all  WeftknesB, all effects of abase  or excess, Mental Worry, Kxcesslvo use of Tobacco, Opium or Stimulants. Mailed on receipt  of price, one paokage II, six, IS. One villi please,  six lOlU cure. I'amphlets free to any address.  Tlio Wood Couiimnjr, Windsor, Ont.  Sold hy A. W. Bletihdell, IDniffffist.  * GEARY   & DOYLE.  . Livei-u, Peed & Sale Stable.  l<\>rt SH'ulu H,C ��  Uo^ttliii-  Daily   HitiK'is  inuetH  all  truittsitt Fort Slettlis .liiiiotlon.  SADDLK'A'  PACK HORSliiy  t  ii:a.min(. ok ai i* kin'os a sui:ciAi/rv  RAN6H  For Sale, Rent  or Exchange  C'oubUtu of -S3 iiuros of bottom hind  motidow'ti, two ypt-Lti^r e.reelc. Tliu rtinuh  Is fotiuod, dwelling house, tstuble, cattle  ftliudt., root boti.su etc. Title porfoct..  If yoy wtttit it eltotip riinuli or the ttae of  one for improvements!. Further iu-  formntion P. A. Balk, Fort Steele.    A  The  Canadian BanKDT Gommeroe  '    HEAD OFFICE-'-TORtfNTO.'   Haul up Cajiital *8,000,000;<Deserve Fund #2(tKHi,Q0(J;,  Aggregate Kebources Ovsr ��C5,000,(KK).   A     '   ,:V   .  -   ��� i   '       i ������        , i '   " .  London Of floe; <10 Lombard Street, 1-:. C.  New York' Office; IA Exchange Mace. '  And (38 branchen in Canada, the United Statu* and'British Columbia.  o-  Cranbrook Branch,,  ���x  '   *,  ��f  l  *  HUBERT HAINES, Manager.  |  Kootenay  Hotel ��� *  Boundary Line  Tobacco Plains,  ' '   ''-'B*.C."  JULES HUREL, Proprietor.  OOOD     ACCOMMODATION  J.i   'M1        ,'\i        '{<  FOR   TRAVELLING  ���\t  A First Class Home  MUN  ' 'i i  First-Class  FARM    FENCING  ONLY,  QQCents per ROI?  Save your.Snowsho'e Tags.  The most.popular brand of Chew  Tobacco' iu ��� Canada" todny-   '*   ''^  nig  is  "Pay  Pay Roll'"  Consumers  ROLL'T^EvTerj^plug of  bears a ''Snow-shoe" Tag  should save these tags, as'valuable pre  peuts^are given forithem,' ��Tags' are  good up to January 1st,'1*903 Write  for^ottr new illustrated dpremium eata-  loguf.. The Em lure' Tobacco Co.. Ltd.,  Winnipeg Branch..Winnipeg, Alan.'   .  Shaving %?. Hair Dressing Parloi  >  -     FORT   STEELE, B. C.  All kinds of hair work  a specialty.  A.J  GREZ.  Proprietor  1^. COHN  TAILOR  AND IMPORTER OF  FINE WOOLLENS  Rocky Mountain Avenue  Fort Steele, B. G.  r-The regular monthly' convocation of Rocky Mountain Chapter, R. A. M., was held on Tuesday evening.  Sam Cadwix and S; Cobb came  down from the Sheep creek district on Tuesday.  A large number  of Cranbrook  people were in town on Tuesday  evening.  K. J. Higbye was a visitor, at  Steele on Tuesday.  Mr. and Mrs. T. T. McVittie,  returned from a visit to Cranbrook on Monday. ,-  '   NOTICE.,  . ,.  Talte notice iliui I Imvc detained tlio following animals, one sri:i.v mare* one" two year old  colt, and one yearling uolt, for food and pasture  between the Iirst duv of January, 1901. anili the  first day , of Jiinuaryl ' 1902, aniountlni;  to twenty-live dollars, and If said amount is  not paid within tinoo months fiom date hi'ieof,  I will sell the above dusuubed animals as pio-  vlded by the "Cattle Lien Act".  AXniTinV BAXTKR,  -   Kisli r.alte Haneli.  Oaied thi!, lOi h day (if Waruli, 1002.  ^AFTERSKAViNa  f&Mf FXTRACI  FOR SALK IJY u  THh. ONT. WIRE  FEHCINC^CO'., LTD.  Pioton, Ont.  TO THE DEAF.  A rich lady cured of her .Deaf-  ness and Noises in the Head by  Dr. Nicholson'f> Artificial ' Ear  Drums, gave ��10,000 toAt'his fn-  .stitnte, so. that deaf people un-'  able to procure the Ear Drums  may have them ' free. . Address  N,o. 14518. The Nicholson ,In  stitute, 7S0, -Eighth1/Avenue,  ,Ne\v York, U. S.*A? '" - ���      A   "  Stage line leaves Kootenay Hotel for Elko on Monday and ,  S Friday at 8 a.m. / Leaves Elk' Hotel on Tuesday and Saturday at 8 a.m.   ��'    o ���' >p  .,,,, ,   ���  r-;.,. .;, *i f_,,_ - ,    .  (l>i-f  46 Queen Victoria St.,  i ��   *  London, England. V ,  British Columbia Office,  'Port Steele;j'b. c. j  ,::C.' M.1 Edwards,' A   '.,"���,  Gen'l *' Manager. ' >  t <t-  Fort Steele  Diamond Jubilee  Hospital  MISS rOLSON.  matron.  Graduate of St. Lukes Hospital,  Vancouver, B C  This Institution has been recently  enlarged by a new wing which is uow  open for reception of patients. For  terms apply to  Miss Folsom.  Matron.  or   J. F. Smith, Sec.  Fort Steele, B.C.  T. 6. Armstrong  Port Steele, B. C  a MANUFACTURER   OF  Tinware, Galvanized Iron, Sheet  Iron,   Stovo Pipes a*nd  Copperware;  BUILDINGS HEATED and VENTILATED  ' y       ' ' ]���      ���  Plumbing, Pipe  fitting and   all  kinds of sanitary work  flir T(oht���Hot Blast Stoves  Hydraulic   and   Air   Pipes   for  MinesA ,  SPECIAL ATTENTION PAID   TO  JOB WORK.  Large flocks of geese have  been passing up the river during  the past few days. ;  -  Colonel and Mi-s. Henderson  were in town on "Wednesday.  COOLS, COMFORTS/'.NO  HEALS THE SKIN, ENABLING THE MOST TEN-  DEn FACE TO ENJOY A . .  CLOSE SHAVE WllhOU] 8>  UNPLEASANT RESULTS. S  Avoid danperous, irntat  ingWptchHazclprep3:;ii!uns  Represented io be "ihe same '1  ^s" Pond's Extract, which '  easily sour and generally  Contain "wood aicohol," a if  tlcndll poison.  Imitatiottis abound, but insist upon  netting the genuine "The D. & LA'  5lenthol Plaster. "The "D. & L." has  stood the teat of years. Il cures. Its  imitations are impotent, "The D. &  L." is made by the well-known Davis  & Laweuee Co., Lui.  Thos. C. Armstrong returned  from a business trip to Marysville on Wednesday.  Ira Fierce  came  down  Marysville on Thursday.  from  J. P. Armstrong, government  agent, made an official visit to  Cranbrook and Pernie on Wednesday.  During the live bird shoot on  Tuesday it is said that sonfe of  the sports paid a big silver  dollar for a single bird.  Mr. and Mrs. Baker of Tracy  Creek were visiting at Steele on  Thursday.  W. R. Ross 'came down from  Pernio on business Thursday,  and returned to Pernie the snintv  day.   ���   a';. '  ���R. O:' .lenuingK who has lxjon  visiting . at. Kimberley for the  past week returned io Steele on  Thursday.  Mr.-, and   Mrs.   linker,    Tracy  Creek, went to ���Nelson Friday.  St. Join's .Church of England.  Services will be held in the  Church of St. John the Divine  every Sunday evening at 7:30 except on the third Sunday in each  month when the service will be  held at 11 o'clock a.m. by tho  vicar, the Rev. H. Beecliam.  Holy Communion will be administered ��t the close of tlie  service.  Strangers are welcome.  %  PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH.  Christian service will be conducted in the Presbyterian  Church by the Pastor Rev. D.  McK. Reid, B. A. every Sabbath  evening at 7:30. Sunday School  at 2 p.m.  AH are welcome to our services  ' Notice to Delinquent.Co-owners.''  < P _    ,,        -1  To, W.   K.   Williams ' and,  John   JA  (    .' Costella.  '        .V     " ' ' ' -  Oi to linv ot/lici poi son oi persons lo whom Uo  or tlfey lntiy have transrei red liis or their interests ill the ' Mountain Daisy" minorul claim,  hilunti' at Tiacy orcrk in the Fort Steele mining division of Kast' Kootenay and recorded! in  the Ret-oi der's ortk'r at Fori Steele, H"~C  Von and e.ich-of you aic heiebv iiotiiied Unit.  1 have expended oil your undivided one fourth  interest iu above claim since the thltd day^ of  August. A. D., 181*9, fifty dollars' In labor and  improvements upon the above mentioned min-  cial claim under the provisions, of the  Mineral 'Act. Aud il vlUiln ninety  days from tho date of this -notice you  fall, or'refusQ to contribute your portion lOf1  such expenditure together with all costs.of advertising, your iuteiest m said claim will become the property of the subscriber under  Section 4 of an Act entitled "An Act to Amend  the Mineral Act, lflOO-'.,  -> E. H. THRUSTON.  Djited $t Fort Steele this 2nd day of'January  A   D., 1902. '   1-  3Q,0QP;:Aicri3S! Pann liarids  A-)    >  '1   :   '1  J.-  In the-far famed Kootenay y alley' for Saleoii' easy terms  of payment: u PBrCES $2,50-irKR!-acre: and' upwards. In close  proximity, to the'Ciiow's Nest, .Railway. '-' !^'>   ���  a >. *  1"    Lots" in the town of Elko are now on the market' prices $50/*  and upwards according to situation. .,���   , .    ,>.- '���-'-',  ,,.',_ J c A '   * -.   t .  -- V-.   'S'i [��� \ fv~�� "A-5 '-tr ,K v'|    ��'-��� -,. m,     '. ���     - :'  Elko   boasts of the biggestJ(water^^power m vV South > East  Kootenay. and A will be 7 the junction,of the Crow's(Nest Southern..  Railway.,      r,       , J a. .,^ ;y. >��� ,1 '.���,&',.  w.   -j.',!-,'," ..���   -   ���  1       .   Correspondence Solicited.        ���  E.    Walton,    Alberta,  the Imperial on Friday.  was  at  Wm. Carlin, R. Little and'A.  Doyle were visitors tit .Cranbrook  Thursday.  Itoms of Interest.  Tho Montreal hockey team  has arrived at Winnipeg and had  a .preliminary practice. Tlie  woathor-is turning crildor.  It is reported in Paris ..that  Goneral '('��renCell's colniin ol'  li'00 men.has been defeated by  Del are//.  The Princo' lOdward Island  legislature has opened.  !| Over 8,000'freight''handlers in  Boston are on strike.  Canada leads all' tlie coloui.es  at the Colonial exhibition in  London.  QUARANTINE SERVICE,'  1 The Dominion Government is now maintaining a quarantine service to prevent tho Introduction of small-pox and other contagious  diseases from south of tlio noundary at Tobacco Plains, -    s c  The quarantine guards there are M.  rmt.T.JPPS and J. 13. LANGl-ilCY and all  persons desiring to cross Into Canadian territory must report to them, giving satisfactory  evidence of roconi successful vaccination, or  otherwise mnst submit to be vaccinated on  crossinp.. '  A heavy lino mav be Imposed on any  peisons noglcolliiK or defying quarantine regulations. -  IllT.GH WATT, M   D.  3<f- Dflmlnjon Quaiuntlno OfHi'i-r.  w Marysville  '6  BALE & SMALL,t  Proprietors ��  :!'   . v.*  I  The^Pioneer Hot^lr^   Cobafortable Bedrooms.    > >  First Class Dinintr Room'.  t *  Best Domestic and Imported, Liquors and Cigars.  I  ii  Stevens  Crack Shot Rifle.  ^mmmmmmm��m����mmmi.mmnw?nimmm)tfmmmK,  1    Fort Steele. XHgar Store   1  ^ Fort   Steele,  B. C. '       '   3  A new rifle. 20-inch barrel  Weight 4 ponnds, C. B. caps  and .22 short R. P. Affaa an  AUTOMA.TJC SAFETY and  cannot be dipchargpd accidentally. A. ���.-.���:;'   ��� ,'."  Price Only $4.00  Jf thead ridca oro not carried in stock  by your denier, send priconnd we will  Huiul it to you express prepaid.  Send stamp for catalog describing complete line and containing valuable information to shooters.  The J. Stevens Arms and Tool Co.  P. 0. Bo.- 8C5 CHICOPEE FALLS, MASS.  SUBSCRIBE.  THE PROSPECTOR.  ��~ ' -V WholesALfc'i'retail dealers 2  g- In Cigars, Cigarettes, Pipes and Tobacco, 2$  ��=; Finest ^ariety of Pipe��^|d Smokei-s Outfit ��� H  2E ^ . -In the District, Including Meerschaum, B. B. B. 3  t^ Alpha, and Other Brands. ~2  Zz Imported and PpmestiP Clgftrs at J^Qwe^t Prices. ^5  BUJiard and Popl Parlor i*pd Relsilpif  Room in Connection. -   -  'it,   .     !_  '3.   CI  5>  gC. M. KEEP,  ^ Proprietor.  J. TAENHAUSER.       3  j,        . Manager. ^  Wholesale  Liqiiar  Dealer  Cranbrook,  B. C,.  When in the market fqr.:Liqubrs,  . Wines, .Cigars and Schilte Beer  Dont go yput of Kootenay for  you can jip better: at home by  coiisultingi the big wholesaler  at Cranbrook:  AA E. J. PELTIERA

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