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Array <  J. P. Armstrong  :���; -urnri -v}su\-TfinTinnjytrii\riprkii%  Al I NKItA L   PRODUCTION  OK   _   j?  HAST KOOTENAY  DIVISION       i5  IS   IIHH      $2,850,289 j��  /<  ^/yvuxnfl/inJTiyTJ\ruyinjTjLri^tnrt^  MI .VISUAL   PRODUCTION  OF       5  BRITISH   COLUMBIA   TN  1901       S  $20,713,501, J2  frisMrtiijTjuinnjvixniiJnjir^^  V  Vol. 8.  BORT STI5BLB, 13. C, SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 1902.  No IO.  " New Advertisements To-Qay.  Illinois Centrnl Railroad P��l��e  Cmiudiuii l'uolUc Uullwny    "  :*>  m  MINERAL FLOAT  T  ft  vb  li  The si Ivor-lead miners ���- and  owners complain that charges  for freight and.'treatment rates  are exorbitant.  A government's duty towards  mining is to allow if to be self  suppoting.     ���  At present there isea consider-1  able   demand.' for    informal ion  'concerning the big iron depqsifs  on Bull river and Dibble creek-.  The Dominion productioh^of  gold for'1901 was *69,407,994, an  increase of nearly $5,000^000.  Copper showed a better tone  on the London market,'closed  15s higher, with futures at ��>v\..  During ' the 'past' week' the  copper, situation has improved  "materially, aud gives promise of  a still greater improvement.- Tt  is certain that the worst of tlie  copper troubles are over.  , f       I      r  At the Estella the ore is holding out well and the property is  looking fine. ���  .Work , on the deep, placer  ground on Wild Horse?,creel(;,is  progressing. , A       '  A large gold quartz proposition near Creston is attracting  considerable attention.     , '  about 11:30 p. in., when nearly  every person was in bed. the cry  of fire was heard?* This time the  building was ''an unoccupied  house, the property of S. Grant,  the manager of' the Moyie Lumber Company. The fire was  under control   in  a- short,time.  v J  Au investigation of tlie premises  showed that the fire was the  work of an incendiary, old 'rags  saturated with coal oil. shavings  and kindlings had been placed in  a closet under the stairs, and in  an alcove in the dining room: A  watch was kept upon the ' house  during the remainder, of , the  night. Constable Drutnmond is  keeping a strict, watch for the  incendiary, but as yet Has not  discovered any suspicious circumstances pointing toward the  discovery and arrest of the firebug.  SOME OF OUR MINIS.    ii  Placer   and, Quartz    Mine*   Which  Will Be  Worked ��� During th��  r Current Year.  Fort Steele, judging from' the  many promising mineral ,loca-'  tions in the vicinity is destined  to become a large aud flourishing mining centre. Very few  people realize the number and  value of the numerous gold  quartz and placer -; properties  within a radius of ten miles.  Up Wild Horse creek i.s oi  course, the most important mineral bearing region of this' locality.    Next comes tho mines situ-  big companies, and another out  fit  i.s engaged  in  drifting just-  back of the-lndian Agency close  to town.  D  Will Hot Lose a Day.,  .��-' E.,D>Sanders, refering to the  'Marysville smelter says:,  i "Not?a single" day will be^ lost  in the "construction work on   the  smelter.     We expect to have,it  completed and in full  operation  by-June 1.   AWe have   265,000  , tons of ore already, blocked  out  and have employed experienced  smeller men to operate the ' new  plant." ,"    '    "  Moyie Mining Newt.  From Our Ovru Correspondent.     ���  ST., EUGENE. ","',.       "   '-'  Nothing definite can be stated  in regard to the St. Eugene, but  all reports and rumors are to the  effect, that the working' force ��� at  the mine will be .increased and  the mine in active operation by  .the 'first of May.  "aurora.     ���   ��  Tom Rader one of the owners  of the Aurora, returned from  Spokane on Wednesday. The  owners are well pleased with  the condition of -the mine, and  intend to place it on a shipping  basis during the .coming summer  A   FIRE  BUG   IN  TOWN.  Within the past week Moyie  has been twice visited by firej1  and in the first case, it'is the  supposition, and in the second,  evident, that it is the work of a  tiro-bug.  Last Sunday evening about 8  o'clock a bright light was noticed  in the upper story of Mr.  Nugents house, and in a few  minutes the issuing ol* dense  volumes ol smoke plainly showed  that the building was on fire.  Tn a short time every man in  town was on the scene, and, as  the water mains werci'rossen, the  bucket brigade formed a line  from the lake to the burning  building. .As. the Nugent house  was doomed,   all efforts  of the  Hon. ' Colonel Prior,  Minister of  Mines,"who will  ii a i  contest the-Victoria by-election,  against E? ��� V/Bodwell. ��� , *  Political Note*. u  / In ho.election campaign in the  city of Victoria have the follow-  ings of opposing candidates organized more quickly than in the  tight' at present .going on between Cot. E.,'G. Prior and Mr.  E. V. Bbdwell.  Hon. C." Ci; Pooley has beeu  elected speaker of the legislative1  assembly/ succeeding the late  Hon. J. P: Booth.  It is reported that Win'. Sloan,  Nanaimo, will run for the seat in  the legislature made vacant by  the death of the late speaker Mr.  Booth.   ^  During' the' debate on the  speech from the throne, Tatlow  of Vancouver accused Premier  Dunsmuir of betraying his former supporters in failing to ' reconstruct the cabinet. Tlie  premier denied this and the- lie  was passed.  It can be readily imagined that  the*. Bodwell-Prior bye-election  will'be of a torid naturei  fire brigade were directed ���towards the saving of the adjoin  ing building, which was accomplished. Mr. Nugcnt's loss will  include building, furniture and  $280 in gold. Subsequent investigation as to the.cause of the  fire indicates that the house was  robbed aud then set on fire.-  HERE'S  ANOTHER.  Again    on   Tuesday   evening:  A Wave of Patriotism.  When   Sir.   John   Macdonald  conceived    and    advocated' his  ���'National Policy," he saw clearly tho necessity of   his country;  when  he   used that necessity to  help him bacic Lo political powe.-  he wasas much the politician as  the patriot..   .Today, all Canada  is uniting in that polii-y and   the  trade  question  is  being eliminated from party politics.    Jf this  merges the two parties into  one  and abrogates party government  so   much   ihe   worse   for   party  government.     It i.s much' better,  even when rts.suIts are  the same,  to place country bul'oro   politics.  ���Canadian Magazine.  Hotel Arrivals.  IMPERIAL:  Fred Morrow, Calgary' ,  K. J. Iligbye, Sheep Cruek  ��� N. Hanson, Wasa  -P. Mathers'oii, Cranbrook  H. Melton,  ated on Tracy creek, and any  one looking at'-the map of this  section of South East Kootenay  would be astonished at the number of locations, and how they  are distributed, on every creek  from Bull river to Sheep creek.  Starting from the town of Fort  Steele and following up the bank  of Wild Horse creek, a- distance  of two miles of  rolling country  is ci'ossed  before  reaching the  foot of the mountains, where the  Wild  Horse,,passes   through " a  canyon in the first range -of  the  foothills.'   Right  at the'mouth'  of    this    canyon    considerable  placer  work  has been  done,in  the past, aud there is no, doubt,  with the present improved' machinery,     and     the   additional  knowledge gained by  past experience, a large extent -of"Jthis  ground  would-'be found" "to pay  well, and not only that, there, is  every probability,of striking old  channels with"' rich, pay sttoaks.  Crossing over the first range  of  foot hills, the formation of .which  is;3 slate   and quartzite,   and on  which' there are several locations  of gold quartz, we come to"*Brewj.  ery. creek, which flows into Wild  Horse from  the  north,  and on  the   east   bank,   iu    the- angle  formed by"'t=and the main creek,  is the placer ground controlled  by Robert Dore which has payed  well in  the past and has every  prospect of turning out  well in  the future.    There are a number  of gold and copper propositions  with    good ���' indications,     well  worthy of being developed   in  this vicinity.     The Grace Dore,  a nickel property is located near  the mouth of Brewery creek.  About   a   mile   up  the creek  from   Brewery,   is -the   ground  owned by the Invicta Gold   Mining   Company,   and   the   upper  portion of  the holdings of this  company is leased "to a Chinese  company who have been continuously engaged in  hydraulicking  for the  past five years, taking  out good pay'.     Opposite to this  is  the  Nip & Tuck, which was  recently .purchased    by   David  Griffith from Vancouver parties,  and  which  has  paid during the  past year not only the  purchase  price    of    the    property,     but  several  thousand    dollars   over  and above it.   Above the Invicta  ground,   a  syndicate formed   in  Fort Steele, are engaged in sinking  for  the old channel of Wild  Horse, and from present appearances  there  is every  indication  of their meeting with success  as  the    gravel    now   encountered  prospects  well    in    tlie   yellow  metal.      Adjoining   these   properties,    is   ground  worked   by  two or more Chinese companies:  that the ground is a paying proposition   is   bourne   out by   the  faet that,   ic   is   worked   kvery  year,   but  it  is  hard to find out  the extent of the  outjmt,   when  asked, how the ground was paying, the celestial will reply, "Me  no ^sabby".       Aside   from   the  companies     above     mentioned,  there are  several  small outfits  working on  both   sides   of the  AMONG  THE QPAKTZ  MINES.  On.the east side of Wild Horse  and overlooking the placer mines  are  situated a large number of  gold quartz  properties,   among  the most prominent are the Dar-  denelles   group   upon   which   a  large  .amount   of   development  has beeu performed.    Au extension     "to '    the       Dardenelles  on      the ���   "east     is     the     Tit  for   Tat   group.      On the  west  side of the creek, also overlooking tbe placers   are 'the   Bald  Mountain  and = Doherty   groups  of claims., gold propositions upon  which  a  large'amount of work  has been performed.  '  On Boulder creek  a  tributary  of Wild  Horse,   are < found   the  Dupont and Big Chief group of  mines.     North  and  east, is the  Star and Tontine claims,   these  J Or '  are copper properties upon  which a considerable .amount of  money has -been expended; the  showing in both of these groups  is large.,   -    ' v  Over the 'mountain from rthe  Big Chief, on ..Wallinger creek  are found a' number of gold  quartz propositions. On the east  fork of Wild Horse are * situated  the Dodo,   Coranado and Grace  r " Jii  4A. group*' of mines, 'these pro-  pertiesthave been developed,to a  considerable extent. * A large  number of individual claims are  located,in this vicinity  Special tO THK PKO&PKC'TOK.  Continued on Page 5. i , ��'  Dominion Charter for Merger.  "' Application has been made at  Ottawa for, a Dominion charter  for a company'called the North1-,  ern Securities, with a nominal  capital of, one million- dollars.  All-\,6fA the incorporators are  membei;s of the legal firm of Mc-'  Gibbon, Casgrain, Ryan &  Mitchell. The company, ^however, is the same as the American concern organized by James  J. Hill. ,. ,- ���  The incorporation of the company in Canada is regarded' by  the leading'lawyers of Montreal  as placing .tbe merger beyond  0the reach of a United States  court. The.company will be enabled to fulfill in every respect  the purposes for which it was  organized, and if so desired it  will be'enabled to offer its securities for sale on the, exchange in  the same manner and with the  same freedom now enjoyed by a  scoi'e of commercial institutions  coming under Canadian charters.  BRITISH  BATTLESHIP LAUNCHED  London,     March     fi.���Queen  Alexander performed the christening ceremony   today   at   the  launching     of     the   battleship  Queen at  Devon port  and  their  visit,was made the  occasion  for  a gala  demonstration   in   their  honor.     The  city  of Plymouth  was   crowded   with   visitors  as  seldom   before    in   its   history.  Flags cand   bunting'   were   dis  played everywhere,' a large sum  having   been ^appropriated "for  the   decorations'   by   the   town  council.    The mallet  aud .chisel  used in' severing  the  launching  cord   were contained in a handsomely carved oak  casket  with  golden 'key,   all  of  which were  presented - to  her  Majesty after  the ceremony.      ��� ' *  c The   Queen,    i.s   a   battleship  after  the  first class  and' is designed to be one of the most formidable fighting'machines afloat.  i   . " *  ANOTHER    DINNER  FOR    PRINCE  ,     , HENRY.  ' '  ���     ft .  New York,- March 8.���Ifrince  Henry enjoyed' today in drives  about the city visiting various  places of interest. 'Elaborate  .plans have .been made for the  dinner in his honor to be given  by the German Society tonight'  at the Waldorf-Astoria.. Speeches wHl.be made by Mayor Low.  President Butler of, Columbia  University,.. Carl ' Schurz.,and'  others. One hundred picked  singers oi ".the Liede'rkranz  society wilTsing". Senator Fi-ye,"  Speaker, Henderson, Governor  Odell and Ambassador, von  Holleben are among- the thousand guests  invited. ,   The menu  (=^SQ ,  bears  portraits  of Washington,  Frederick'    the    Great,    Baron  Miss  Helena Gorham Wilde,"an  American,   who   has, made ,her'  home  in   Paris  for a long tirneT  will     shortly    ' many  �� Prince  Eugene of Sweden,  if he   can  gain   the consent   of his father,  and arrange to resign   his  right  of succession   to   the  throne oL'  the Bernadottes, as his  brother��  Oscar did some years ago when  he   made   a   morganatic alliance,,  by espousing Miss Ebba   Monck  a marriage  which   created con-  r  siderable,'of a  stir'at the time.  0Prince Eugene  is   a painter of  some  note  who has lived in the'  Latin   quarter  for   many years.  M is$Ayj_lde^J��~bp th -p re t ty~ and*=s  wealthy.  KING   EDWARD'S  PLANS. "    ' ,���  London,' March 5.���So fully is  King Edward occupied with state  functions and business, social engagements and  all- the preparations  for  tho coronation, as to    ,  which he is  of i course supreme   \  arbiter,   that  there  is   growing,  uncertainty  as 'to   whether  he    *  ti |  will be able to go abroad   before ���'  proceeding to Denmark  for  the   '  celebration of  King Christian's  eighty-fourth    birthday,   to   be-  present on which occasion Queen''  Alexandra is preparing to  make  the   voyage .to  Copenhagen on  the royal yacht Osborne early in"-  the coming month.    , ,' " ���  Hasting* Syndicate Pays Dividend:  s ^ The "Hastings (BsC.) ,Exploration Syndicate has declared a:  dividend of f> per cent. '- It-was  payable on March.l. The company owns the VermontBoy and  Eureka groups of mines , which  are.sitiiated on Huckleberry Hill  i       - */ & (  between   the   Noi'th.   Star,   and  Sullivan mines.    The ore values, ,  are silver and lead. ,      ,  Steuben,    President  and the.Kaiser.  Roosevelt  Stanley Cup  Wanted at Montreal.  Winnipeg, March 3.���J. C. G.  Armytage, president of the Victoria Hockey club, received the  following telegram this morning  from P. D. Ross, one of the  Stanley cup trustees: "Montreal  club here have challenged for  Stanley cup. Trustees accept.  Dates are March L'*th, 13th and  17th, which we recommend.  Ploase wire three nominations  for referee to Harry L. Show,  president of Montreal club, Montreal. Better wire him likely  gate receipts, arrangements and  as to'oonditioti of ice".  At a meeting of the Victoria  Hockey club the challenge of-the  Montreal Hockey .club for the  Stanley cup was accepted for the  dates suggested. William Mc-  Farlane, of the Winnipegs,  Harry Trihey and Arthur  Farrell. of the Montreal Sham  rocks were suggested as referee.  main creek, above and below the  Appointed Chief Justice.  Mr. Gordon   Hunter. K. C, of  Victoria   has    been    appointed  Chief���, Justice  of British Colum  bia.   The appointment, it is considered, will be a popular one.  OFF  FOR.CHARLESTON.  Chicago. 111., March S.���Two  special trains filled, ' with  Chicago's most prominent citizens left, the city today for  Charleston, S. C. The visitors  go to attend the celebration of  Illinois day at the Charleston  exposition on Tuesday next.  The trip will occupy tien days  and stops will be made in all the  principal'cities en route.  CROWINSH1ELD      BECOMES'    All-  1 MIRAL.  Washington. D. C. March' 8.���  Admiral A. S. Crowinshield who  now holds the title ex-officio. us  head of the Navigation Bureau,  tomorrow will . become a rear-  admiral in fact, through the ordinary course of retirement and  promotion. Late in the present  month ��� Admiral Crowinshield  will sail from New York to take  command of the European  squadron.  (WELCOME    THE    PRINCE    OF  WALES.  London, March 5.���The Prince  of Wales, heir apparent to thc  throne received a great welcome  at Bristol today on the occasion  of his'visit to cut the first sod of  the new dook at Avonmouth.  Tt was the first visit of the  Prince of Wales to Bristol and  the ancient city gave him a truly  royal welcome. Business was  generally suspended, the decorations of flags aud bunting were  profuse and several triumphal  arches spanned the streets. A  hpecial train conveyed the royal  visitor over the Clifton Extension Railway from Bristol to  Avonmouth, nine miles distant.  Have Struck Oil.  News has'been received in th��  city that oil has been struck'in  the Kootenay oil fields, just 20  miles northeast of the Kintla"  Lake oil fields, on the Canadian  side. ' The company���,operating  there has sunk a well 320 feet  and at that depth there has been  secured a large flow of natural  gas and a small ilow of oil. The  drill has struck under the edge  of the overthrust. as it is technically called, and may not have"  to go much deeper to reach' the  cretaceous formation in which  thc lake of oil is expected to be  found.  Those in charge of the ojjer-  a tions are greatly encouraged  and drilling will be continued'as  rapidly as possible.y-Great Falls  Tribune.  O  Bast Kootenay Stock.  Asked. Bid.  Glow's Nest Coul     * $350.00  North Star              26 23  Sullivan             10 9  Silver-lead Quotations.  New York, March 7:  Bar Silver  55  Mexican dollar"  43t  Lead            4.12J  Copper  12.50  London.   Mureh. ".--Silver, 25  5-10d:  copper. X-5.'" 17b (id: lead. ��11 13b. 3d.  AMERICAN  TO WED   PRINCE.  Paris,   March  6.���A rumor is  current here  to the  effect that  Market Conditions.  Business conditions locally  are good.  Commercial men are doing a  good business in South East  Kooienay.  The   Kernie    coke   trade   improved   somewhat    during     the  past week.  The demand for coal is limited  No change   of  importance   is  recorded among the metals. ���  Copper made a small gain on  heavy exports.  Beautiful weather.  No important change is recorded in lead.  Collections are very slow. 2  THE PROSPECTOR   FORT STEELE, B. C, MARCH 8, 1902.  ��ty�� %)V0&p&JCk0V.  ESTABLISHED . 1893.  7*. B. Grace,  PUBLISHER    AND    EDITOR.  THE PROSPECTOR, is published  i.L-ry Saturday, and lias a guaranteed  i.ccululioii, larger than any other paper  in East Kootcn-'iy. It is all homel'iintcd  ���.nd contains double the nevs of any  diher paper in thc district.  'As  an  advertising  modii:>n  it_is un-  r. celled.  tj��-votea to the upbulldintf ���� Fort Steele,__the  development ot the vast mineral resources of  s*ie East Kootenay mining district. ���,  bubicriptions * 2.00 per year  . advertising rates made fcnown on application.  i-Aiuiributlons are solicited lrom all parts of tne  1 --trlct. but all mutter lauiuded for publication  ���just have the writer's signatuie.  who havo been in love so long  they are getting tired of it and  are now talking of  married.  getting  TUIC PAPFP Is kept on tile at iheudver-  I nlO rnlLll tlsiusugwicyiir Alaxaudi-r  iCV'.. Suite P.. First Nationul Hunk liulliiliu'.  apokune, Wash., whvii* contracts eun be' inuile  'or it.  This  Pa nop   I**   kel>1   on  t11'-' ut  ''"  '���'���  rapcl     UAKK'S   Ad vci ll s Iiik  Agency, W und t�� .Merchants' hxcliu litre. Siui  Francisco, California, where contracts for advertising can be made for It.  Public Opinion is strong- in favor of  Piiin-lCiller. For over bixtv yours the  foremost household remedy for cuts,  bruises, sprains, and all bowel- complaints. Avoid substitutes, there's but  one Pain-Killcr.. Perry Davis'. 25c.  and JOr.  ���-����� �������  Headquarters   for   Mining   and   Commercial  IKEen  #  The  Oook'i Cotton'Boot-Compound  Is sncceBSlnlljr used monthly ">J- ow  mltatlons are dangerous. Price, No. 1, $1 per  box: No.��, 10 degrees stronger, {3 per box. No.  \ or 9, mailed on receipt of price aud two l-eenl  itarnpn.   The Cook Company Windsor, Onl.  "Nob. i umd 2 sold nnd recommended bf all  Thie Ponor Is kept on Hie at the A. Mc-  llllb r apcr iii,,, i Co Xew-,pui>er AU-  vctlstnK   Agency.  Montreal,   where contracts  tn*.  n/lirikn��L  Itirr   nun   t-\a   *mi A ��r tnf  ft -.  XViic    V>i i\f*f   Is on saIe at    J'    u''  1 His   1 tl ^Cl    Graham &   Co'.s  boolt  store, Spokane, Wash.  9ttj�� $}V08p��Ct0V,  SATURDAY, MARCH 8. 1902.        y,  "No  Enemies  to Punish���No  Special Friends to Serve.''  DURING the" past six years  it has' been" the aim of  i, The   Prospector   to ,show to  the outside world the  wonderful  resources of South  East  Kootenay.    That its e'fforts have been  , appreciated i.s bourne out by the  ,> fact that there   has   been,   especially, during  the past" year,  .much,, inquiry from-,the outside  for   additional' information   re-  garding the district. .    .  We have always believed that  South East Kootenay is the richest . mineral section of 'the province and'while han'dicappe'd for  ��� lacki of  transportation,   we are  . satisfied that the mineral was in  the mountains only requiring in-  ��� telligent exploitation  to make it  'available. '   " �����"  '���'/During  the  past two .years a  " large,, amount of ore hit's' been  shipped,,with an advance in,the  price of-silver and lead the production of the current^ "year  would be1 larger than any,pre;  vious year. During tho lime  stated a large number of deals  ��� involving large amouuts of  money have been consumated,  and the indications areJ that  there willc be-more activity in  mining development than over  before.  ��� With large bodies 'of ore,  copper, gold, silver and lead  veins widening, out, development  progressing rapidly, a ^smelter  and refinery at Marysville; with  a bright and cheerful prospect  for increased railway communications some time during the  coming summer..  South East Kootenay with its  immense coal areas, .large deposits of silver-lead, copper  properties to be developed into  producing mines, gold quartz  propositions upon which a 40  stamp mill will sOon be erected;  iron beds of large extent soon to  be exploited; increased production in placer mines, is a field  for capital and enterprise to take  hold of and invest.  rcipoimlble Druggist* tu C��a��d��,  Nils. I and - ��(ilil   in   Fori   Sioi'lo  by  A. W. I'lca-deil, Oni'-nist.  ,    .        Tax' Notice.  *>  Noiii'c Is hereby, given in acconlaiico with  the Statutes, that Frowncliil'Kovuiiue'rux and  all assi'ssed Tu<cas aud Income Tux, assessed  and levied under tho'3 Assessment Act and  amendments, aro now duo and payable for the  year lflui. All uixes collectible for,tho Fort  Steele Assessment District are, duo and payable at my office, situate at Fort Steele. This  noiice. In terms of lnw.'is equivalent to a personal demand *>> me upon all persons liable for  taxes.'  Dated at Fort Steele, H..C, 13th 'January.  I9ft>. ,    ,    ,  A. cJ'jjklson.  <���  j Assessor and Collector.  Fort Steele Assos^meiil District.  Fort Steele Po.st Office. �����-'  "r  Hotel  All    Modem     Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C.  'O  Large   Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  You May Need  For.,  C��i     r . 0  Burns Crantps  Bruises '        Diarrhoea.  a ������ .     AH Bowel  Complaints  <> ii  It Im a sure, safe and quick remedy.     < ���-  There'.* only one PAIN-KILLER.  <J Peiuiy Davis'.   ��� <  < Two sizes, 2oc. and 50c .    '  MINERAL ACT.  (FORM  F.)' ,.    '  CEHTlFtCATE Of' IMPROVEMENTS.  i>  NOTICE.  Shrewsbury 'Mineral Claim.  Situate In tho Port Steele jrininfr DIvisl6n,rof  Kast Ivootcnay District.     ^ t  Whore located:���On the main fork of ihe St,"  Mary's Kiver. about siv miles cast of the  Kooienay Lake divide. D  Take notice that I, Theodore Rrauclrainpacc-  iiis; as afent for Goorjjc Uuiuhart Free Miner's  Certillcato No. H 3BKW, Henry H. I'homson  Freu Miner's Certlllcate No. H MlC-i and Henry  A. Itarton Free Miner s Ceititle.ite .Vo. II S093I,  Intend, siity days fiom the date hercot. to  apply to the Minim? Kecorder for a Certificate  4)f Improvements for the purpose of obtaining  a Crown Gniut of the above claim. *=���'  And further'take notice that action, under  soi'iion 117, must be commenced bofoie the  Issuance of such Certlllcate of Improvements.  Dated this -.'Sill day of November, A. D. 1901.  ���17-     * T. BEAUCHAMP.  CARLIN  & DURICK  ' - , \* r     I I,  MERCHANTS   GENERAL  ,Fort  Steele,  Sole Agents for the  Monte Gario Restaurant  Everything Cooked  THE MOST  UP-TO-DATE  PLACE IN FORT STEELE.  'AS   YOU   LIKE   IT.  Eest  Canton Steel  Kootenay.  , **���  COMPANY  This Steel is guaranteed to be-equal, to". Jessop's or Firths'in all  D   Hard Rock Work. ���    , ���   .'       -'���'-.   -v   -- -     '.-���  ROBINSON, Proprietor,  Notice to Delinquent Co-owners.  Sole Agents  <*  Sole Agents  Grow's Nest Goal *���*���  Giant Powder Gompanu.  fori ��16616  ^Meat; Market  "ft I v     * *  FRESH   and   SALT  MEATS ALWAYS  ''���''.       "     ON; HAND.' ,       '���'  '   *    \  Fresh-Halibut,   Salmon, Salmon Trout, Bologna Sausage,.  Butter and'Eggs.    Fish'and Game in Season.  .),  Fort Steele  and  Kimberley.  Mining  Supplies a Specialty.  Agents for the   MASSEY   HARRIS   CO., Limited.  Farming  i0��  Some one remarked th^ other  day, ''Look out for the boom in  South East kootenay this year."  , .      a     ,-,   ;t    ���  ���#.    #     �����. . ,.  . '*  '��� ' .  Old  timers, predict   an', early  spring,, -was   it because  of   the,  new March moon?  or  that wild  geese are flying north*'        .  1 "i *    *    * , ___  '��� British Columbia is a a great  country; a country with a great  future/ . ��� '.',- ������'.,.,;;  .''     '  i. '. ������.*..���. ���*���.*:, .. '���������.' ���'-���������' ���  The merger people ,'care  little  . for  the   decision  of   the  U.   S.  A 'supreme court, for they  will get  a charter in Canada and do biisi-  , ness on the same old linos.  '*���������*    *  A   train   on   the  Crow's  Nest  line carries  no  freight   thai  is  not billed high.  A   -a .,'. ' ' '  *     .#    .'*     .'. .',  What people despise most in  ^others is what they usually have  the most of themselves.  There ie a couple in this  toTvn  To Wlllium Robinson, or to any person or  persons lo whom he may have' transferred  his Interest in the "Omlneca" Mineral claim  situate about one mile above the Falls on Mark-  creek ^In- the Fort Steele mining division of  Rust Kooienay Distiict and recorded In'the  MlnlnK Recorder's office at Fort Steele.  You and each of you are hereby notified  lhat I have expended since 18th rAIay, 1896,  four hundred dollars In labor and improvements  upon the above mentioned mineral claim under  the provisions of the Mineral Act. rAud 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, 1M)0." ,���  FRANK TRACEY.  Dated at Fort Steele this 28th day of  December. 1901. I-  ���.  F. M. <J. So. U. 4.<UTiJ  *   _   , . .                       ��.     ..                                               --   .                ,-,....-   ..r .    , -v   I     u .   >   I' *  1 The Steele House         I  lx c :'."'    '; - "'                   ���         ��� ' I  | Fort Steele*, B. G.                          -|  I' ��� '           '   <      <���                                     .��..��  *  *  MINERAL ACT, ISfirt  (KOKM  V.)  OEHTIFICATK OF IMfKOVKSIENTS  NOTICE.  Hluck Boar find Mabel Mineral Claims  Situate in the Fort Sti-ele MlnlnK Division of  South East Kootenaj District  Where loCHifd ��� Alimit two miles south  east of Kimberley on Mink cr4:i:k.  TAKE NOTICE lhat I, i^liaili's Estmere,  Free Miner's Certlllcate No "II lOf/.H" intend,  sixty days from the dine hereof lo applv to tho  Mining Recorder for a CVrtlllcnte or Impiove-  ments, foi Uk-purpose of m)>i:iiiiIiik a Crown  Clriint of the above claims.  And further take noiice lhat action, ,under  .section 27, must be commenc <l before the issuance, of sui h Cerlidcnte of Irnpiovciriciils  Jiiiied this ilurd ii.iv "f IK i'i uiber, 1WH.  ���10- CHAHLES KS'I'MKHK.  Gentrally Situated on Riverside Avenue.  Conducted on Up-To-Date Methods.  ' l i  ,The Best Bar In Town.  D. MclVeish  PROPRIETOR.  I N.HANSON,!  General, Merchant  Lwlcfuor .Dealer;  AND  **m^*^mmmmmmmmmmm��mm^^m^^^����**����^m^^��*m^mmmmmmmmmmmmm  Port   Steele  Brewing   Co.  '   FORT STEELE,  B. C. ��� '  *. *  MANUFACTURERS     and     BREWERS    OF    EXTRA   i"INB  ^ ��� Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber,      A' large assort-    =3  r -ment of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always   ���        ~3  ^, - on hand.     �� ��� Z2.  g DIMENSION     LUMBER ,  A     SPECIALTY. 2��j  I      WflSfl;���.-������ - B G.      1  ^iuuauaiiuiuiuiuiuiuiaaisiuiuaiuamuauaiuiaiiuii^;  . ,.~~^^ ���.,~  JUST  I   Kl  BEER  PORTER  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights Ac.  Anrono BPnrtlnjc ft *kctf h nncj dOKWlntlnrt mny  ��� quickly AMPcrtnln our opinion lrco wiiothwr mi  \nvontion l�� probnbly pntcntnblo. Conmunilrn-  tlotis Rlrictly confident ml. Handbook on PatanLrt  . 8��ut free. Ohlofit ituency forftccurliiff pntontn.  1'Ht.onU) taken i.nroueh Munn fc Co. rcpwivo  tptctal notice, -wIMiou* charge, in tlio  Scientific Hmerlcan*  A hftndsomoly llhistrnlcd weekly,  yew  I.nrccst circulation of nhy Rclentttle Journal.    Terms, f.1 a  foiirniOMIIin.fi.  Sold by nit nowndcalcra.  .&Co.361Broadwa"'New York  Branch Office. C2S F 8t, Wnalilijgfon. D. C.   . .  SOLD    BY   THE    BARREL,    KEG   OR    BOTTLED  Bottled beer for family use a specialty  OUTSIDE ORDERS GIVEN STttlCTfe PROMPT ATTENTION  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED���*������$&  Scott, Prop's.  Assorted Car of Best Brands of Flour   and   Meals,  etc.  Flour, Patent Hungarian and Strong Baker.  Rolled Oats, Cracked Wheat, Wheatletts,  pbrnmeal, 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 us'e uo other.  Fresh   Breakfast Bacon,   Hams and   Dry Salt Side Btocorr.  Butter and E^'s.  POTATOES   ^d   OARROTS  FIREWOOD all lengths to suit all stoves.  THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOUR a and FEED STOR E  E. C. MILLER, Proprietor PO^T OFFICE BOX 836.  '....' ���'.������������..������ '.   ������ ���; . ��� . '        III ���������������'. .  f��"  All goods guaranteed and prices also as beinglcorrect;  Send in orders. /  ���6  THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B. C, MARCH 8, 1902.  (&fte y$x0&pz��t0\:  SATURDAY, MARCH 8,   1902.  J*.  t?i  SOME OF OTJK MINES.  Continued from Pago 1.  On Victoria Gulch are located  the Kootenay King and Watson  claims, there is a large showing  of galena on these claims. At  tlie forks of Wild Horse the  Golden Five group is the most  "prominent, a large amount of  "development "has-ut*en dofle-on"  this group. ���       <���  On the north [fork of Wild  Horse, near tlie top of the divide  are  located   the   Poorman   and  j i  Tiger groups, several hundred  ���feet of tunnels and drifts have  been  run on    these  properties,  , and they may - be considered to  have reached a point ..when ship-.  merits caiv.be made.,*'Last fall'it  was the intention pf���the owners  to ship sevei*al hundred tons,  the, ore, is gray copper and  galena.  On   Sheep   creek    there. are  , several claims "on which _a large  amount of development has ,been  done,' ancU the outlook for mak-  ' ' f  .ing mines'is considered good.../;.  On,/Tracy  creek   the   banner  property is the Estella,  a- large  amount .of ore is,.blocked ,out in  i. tunnels, arid drifts,-with several  ' thousand   tons   on   -the"damp.  Fifteen- men ��� are '  engaged   iu  further development.     It i.s reported  that the owners of the  *   Estella will put in concentrating  " works, , also an air compressor  ;,    some  time during   the. coming  summer.    ,        ' t_.  *- --  - The .Stanley, Golden-,Fleece,  Iowa, Rams Horn and. Viking  ' 'are very promising claims locat;  *^ed in this vicinity-upon which Aa  large amount of work ha�� ��� been  performed.   -  On Maus,' creek ^within three  miles of Steele ai-e.several promising claims:     i-/   ,������  '<���?.,y  y  ' On Dibble creek,, there 'are a  number of properties which have  ���'been developed to" a large extent:  , On  the" divide  between'  Dibble  and Lost creeks several locations  - were made oiv'a large deposit" of  iron ore. .    .   ? . -  The Bull river, iron" deposits;  which are covered , by some  twenty-two locations will be the  scene of considerable activity,  this summer, it is rumored that  - there is a deal pending, and it is  possible that a (.Spokane syndicate  will get hold of a number  of claims on Iron creek. ,    ��  . i ~  Now taking into consideration  \ this   vast   showing    of   mineral  wealth comprised in such a small  area, with all the advantages ac  crueing    from    the   unrivalled  water power which' is available,  with unlimited supply of'timber,  the coal areas of the Crow's Nest  Pass within easy .reach,, there is  no reason to doubt but that the  current   year- will   see' mining  carried on   to a large extent, a  smelter erected at'Elko, all made  sponsible" by  the construction of  the Crow's  Nest Southern railway from the boundary to Elko,-  with the possibility of being ex"-  tencled   as   far    north    as    the  Windermere district in 4903.  Don't Guess  At It  r *��� ���  But if you are going east write us for our rates and let  us tell you about the service and accommodations offered  by the  ILLINOIS    CENTRAL    RAILROAD  -Through^.tourist   cars   via A-the--Illinois  K IIVI BERLEY  Central from  Cincinnati.  Pacific, Coast to  Chicago and  , Don't fail'td write us about your 'trip as we  are in a position to give you some ' valuable in-  fprmation, and assistance. 5319 miles of track  over which is operated some of thc finest trains  in the world. ,,  For particulars regarding freight or passenger  rates call  oh ol* address: '  -  The   Coming   Town   of  Kootenay. ���  East  vv  "J. C. L1NDSEY  ,T. F. & P. A..  '       1-12,Third Street, Portland  B. H. TRUMBULL  Com"] Agt.  Ore.  Near tne famous. North star  ,j    ' f, ii    �� '<      i  and Sullivan Mines  A Limited Number of Lots for Sale  at Prices i Ranging., from.  ASSAYING  V: Nicholson*.  Peteruorough, B. C.  (Licensed by Provincial Government.)  Gold and silver $2.00  "Silver and lead c  2.00  Gold, silver and Copper     3.00  'Gold.,silver, lead and copper.. 4.00  Samples left with  Carlin & Durick  will receive prompt attention.   -  CANADIAN  U^jK^ t^ B F^ ��� *Sp^  RAILWAY  World's   Scenic . Line  Direct Line  KAST  Winnipeg  Toronto     ��� ���  .Ottawa    a  Montreal  New York''  Via Soo   Line���St.  and all U. S. points.    '  Lowest Rates  '    .WEST  Vancouver  Victoria  Seattle  Portland  San Francisco  Paul.  Chicago  To   $400  NOW, IS  THE-TIME TO BUY as prices will be advanced the first  of the year.  Apply to  Land, Commissioner, C. P. R.  Winnipeg^ Man., or to   oiCod Liver 011^  'c'('lraJeil.rk.)~ . >'t .'  -For Lung Troubles, ,  11   ' Severe Coughs, Colds,        A  --.   Emaciation, &c, &c.   ,     <  Tew systims can ass'inihio pure Oit.'lmtS  ns uimlui.uil in " '1 he 1>. .te I..', it ia-ftleaimiit  i: Wil  mid dfszt'-tili'G.  ill mid  Will l.ii.lil j mi up;  folnl pounds of lh'sh ; Will brinj; you hack  lo health. ^   ���        i  ,-, s,SOo. and 81.00 buttles.  -r<AVlS & 1 'AWliENUE CO.," Limited.  mMM%%%��****mMm��mwM��MMm'Mw  J  ..% J. TAENHAUSER  :*WATCHMAKER and   JEWELER  Engraving  Riverside Avenue, '���'  A. Fort'Steele, B. C.  T  AWim*l*nMmM��MMm��lM%MMKM*V  Tourist Sleeper Service  �����   " ,'���    ���'        ,     '?  East:���Leave Dunmore Junction, daily. Leave Kootenay  Landing,'Tuesday and Friday;  St. Paul. Toronto, Montreal  and Boston?'  ���>  West:���Leave Revelstoke, daily  Vancouver, Seattle, Coast.  '    Steamship Service  Prom    Vancouver���Alaska.    China,  Japan and Australia.   '  ���  Through bookings to Europe via all  Atlantic lines/  i  Prepared  tickets from all  "points at lowest rates.  Steele and Kimberley,  BEREEI  J. S. CARTER,  Dis. Pass. Agt.'  Nelson.  E. J. COYLE,  A, G. P. A.  Vancouver  COMPANIES-  ACT   1897   AND  ACTS.  AMENDING  LosJ of Appetite and General  lielav  Debility are quieidy overcome by the use of  , a few bottles of "D. & L." Emulsion  of  Cod Liver Oil.    Manufactured  by  the  Davis & Lawrence Co., Ltd.  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR.  . Notice,ib hereby given that James W. R.  Young, Mining Engineer of Fort Steele, B. C.  has been appointed the Attorney for "The  Kooteiiay (Perry Creelr) Gold Mines. Limited"  in place of James T. Laidlaw.  Dated 15th October. IDol.  ",'"'.' 'S. Y. WOOTTON.  Registrar of Joint Stock Companies  Must Kootenay  Bottling Co.  Horses  Ranched.  Horses ranchecLand fed hay at  $5'per month. Pasturage without hay #2 per month.    Apply  to   ' -    " ;  "  PATRICK  QUIRK     ,  Daisy Ranch, Port Steele.  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, IB S. 4th Street, St  Louis, Mo., U.S.A.  Of al) kinds.  Syrups, Champagnes, Ciders,  Ginger AJes, Etc.  Your attention is called to the  "Pioneer Limited" trains of the ���'Milwaukee <fc St Paul Railway."' -'The only  perfect trains in the world."  You will find it desirable to ride on  those trains when going to any point in  the Eastern States 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. FORD, *        C. J, EDDY  Pass. Agent, ,        General Agent,  SPOKANE. PORTLAND.  ANDUEVY   NEIDIG  G0NTRAGT0R    and    BUILDER  HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTING  CALCIM1NING ��mj PAPER HANGING  PORT STEELE, B. C.  r  I -  13F~ "All   work promptly done.  'Gfnw-fcGBii.  General    Merchants  Port Steels, B. C.  Fruit  Confectionery  Stationery  Cigars.  Post Office  Store. <  *ww,��nmnmmnmrTmmTTmTmmTTmTmmmTTTm��mmnTT  W ANTED.  To Develop  Tlie Rich Mineral  Resources Of  South East Kootenay.  --  Partially. Developed,  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.  UULLllLuiLUUUUUUUUUUUilUtiikUakkkkkkkkkkikuutJ  * :m  FARM FOR SALE  The   Daisy   Ranch, .situate  five miles1 south of Fort Steele.  Twelve hundred acres under fence,  ,'120 acres crown .granted,..the balance  held under pre-emption. A Good irrigation ditch, 150 acres' of cleared land.  Will cut 150 tons of hay.  For further particulars apply to !  AR. I* T. QALBRAITH, APort Steele.  Soda  watoi' in  siphon*],  economical way to handle it.  The  inosi  NOTICE.  NOT1CK I.S HEREBY OIVEN llnu .sixty  (luys from the ilali* Iicieof I intend lo applv to  the Climl Commissioner of I.umls itmt Worlcs  Ylctorln. ��. 0 , for a SPECIAL MfiENSE to  cut and carry away timber fiom the rollonlnx  closcrihi'd Ciown Lands:���  CommoncinK at, a post planted at a point  situate one mile nortli of tho North Eastcorner  of limber limit held under S. Lane's special  timlji r ln.uii.se, stluaie near Luke; creek, Eust  ICqotcmiy. Thoiiec.East ciKhty chains: thenco  North ' eighty chains:' thence West eighty  eliains: thenee soulh eighty ohaiiis to the point  ��f commencement cotniirlsint; in all about 640  acres of timber lands. ���  Dated this lath day of October, 1801  41-;..;;; A; CHARLESl E;;-Ii:iNCH, Applicant, v  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HKKEI1Y GIVEN that sixty  days after date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to purchase the following described  land situate, iii South .East Kootenay. .Com-  mencluK at a post planted at the .North East  corner of Lot 55A. Group 1, thence north following the eastern boundary of Lot &>; thence cast  to the wept boundary of lot 807; thence southerly following the west boundary or said lot SOT  to a point oast of point of commencement,  theiice west to point of commencement. Containing ten acres more or less.  E. J. CANN  Dated at Fort Steele this 28th day of December, 1001. 52  WANTED-TRUSTWORTHY MEN  AND WOMEN *to travel and advertise  for old established house of solid financial.standing;. > Salary S780.a year and  expenses.,all payable in cash. No can-,  vassing required. Give references and  enclose ��� self, addressed stamped en  yelope. Address Manager, ,355 Caxton  Bldg., Chicago.,  ROYAL  HOTEL  KIMBERLEY, B. C.  The Finest Liquor* and  Cigard and Bent Furnished  Kooms in Town.  J.   I.   GATES,   Prop.  + i  !  Asthnialene Brings Instant Relief and  Permanent-Cure:in All  Cases.  !  SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT OF POSTAL.  CHAINED  FOR TEN;  YEARS  HIGHWARDEN <fc SON.  PIONEER   BARBER SHOP  Everything Sirictly..First Class.  Next door to the Prospector.  m  if,  m  m  m  m  m  %  There is nothing like Asthma-  lene. It brings instant relief,  even in the worst cases. It cures  when all else fails.  The Rev. C. F. WELLS, of Villa  Ridge, 111., say-: '��� Your trial bottle of  Asthmalene received in good condition.  1 cannot icll you how thankful T feel  ror the good derived from it. 1 wah a  slave, chained with putrid sore throat  and asthma for ten years. 1 despaired  of ever liei-i*: cured. I saw your adver-  tisemeiii for the cure of \,]ih dreadful  and tormenting disease, asthma, and  thought you had ovcrspoken yourselves  but, resolved to give it a trial. To my  aMonishment. tlie trial acted like a  charm.    Scud me a full-si/.o bottle,."  We. want to Kcnd to every tutlTcrcr a  trial treatment of Asthnialene, similar  lo the one that cured Mr. Wells. We'll  send it b.v mail i'OSTIVAII), ABSOLUTELY FREK OF CHAllC. to  any sufferer who will write for it,, even on a postal. Never mind, thou"-h  you are despairing,' however b:ul your case. Asthmalene will relieve and  cure. The worse your case, the more glad we are to send it. Do not delay., Write at once, a addressing DR. TAFT BROS.' MEDICINE CO  7��J East 130th St., N. Y. City.    Sold by all Druggists. i;    ,   ' ������'    '  *  s  *  I*  *  *  Ui  t  *  lit  s  *  iit  Mi  Mt ',,  *  ib  Hi  ^ft��ftt***tftfeeftft��tte*eteffttt��w6��6t(E*s��;fttftftft6t��t  t 'o  THE PROSPECTOR, FORT .STEELE, B. C, MARCH 8, 1902.  |j. >  North Star Lodge  NO. 30.  AND A. M.       G. R. B. C.  FORT STEELE. H. C.  Regular meettnss���1st Tuesday in eacl  inoaih at eight o'clock. Visiting Breiberu an  cordially invited.  H. L. Mather, Secretary.  ���    Rocky Mountain Chapter  NO. 125. R. A. M.  - .   ______ FORT-STEELE.-B. C..J  Regular meetings���2nd Tuesday in  each month at eight o'clock.  Sojourning Companions are cordially1  invited.  R. L. T. Galbraith Scribe E.  Professional.  Geo. S. McCurter. r J. A. Harvev  HARVEY & McCARTER  ,'   Bamslers,  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  "��� , i  Conveyhneers ete.  FOKT  ST.EK.LJ_. B. C.     \  i f ' '  REVELSTOKE STATION and C'OLDKN  u  COLLECTIONS       PROMPTLY*'    MADE,  ��foe ty^&ped&v.  SATURDAY, MARCH  8, 1902.   _  I LOCAL NEWS. 1  Barrister Curd   of Cranbrook  was at the Imperial on Tuesday.  Subscriptions are now due.  William Cai'lin returned from  a visit to the coast--nn- Tuesdays  He spent a day in tlie local house  and witnessed the _\lcBride*Martin trouble about the opposition  chair.  Coal Mines Regulation Act.  ;i  BOARD    OF  noticj: is )ior"i)"v  coiihlituU'  the ltii.ii-1   of   Kxniiiiiicis  foi   Uh>  Mifhel Mi no during the vi'iiv 1HHJ.  .EXAMINERS.  ��ivi��n that tlie follow 1111;  ,Appointed by I  tlio owners.       i  Alternates.  1.    1-. Kvan.s.  _. Claries Slinlster.  |     1. Tlioiniis Corlchlll  I    i. E. Il.llobiMimivit  Appointed by tlie 1  L,leut.-Govornor }-  In Council    )  Elected by the \ ,  ��� Miners.    I  Evan Kvuns.  1. Edward Siraisler.  2. William Almond  MA Durick  Tuesday.0  visited Fernie on  D.p,McNt*i.sh_ returned from a  visit'"'to Vancouver on Sunday  last.  North Star Lodge', A  .\L held their regular  ly meeting on Tuesday  last,,,  F,.& A.  mouth-  evening  W. R.ROSS  , ;   .     ' (i  Barristers - -      -h      Solicitor  NOTARY   PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER.   .  Fort   Steele,   B.   0  Fort Stsei._ Development Stmdicate Ltd  '   ' '   '  ' 138 Leadenhall Street, London, England. '  c l d ,  N. A:' WALLINGER,        FORT STEELE.  f I' ' ��� M  , POST OFFICE BOX 8.  THOMAS    Mc.VTTTIEi,  c T  Fort Steele, B.C.  R. L. T. Galbraith, 'Indian  Agent, returned from au��� official  visit to' West Kootenay Indians,  on Tuesday.  H. Haines, manager of the  Bank of Commerce, Cranbrook,  was a visitor at Steele on Sunday last.  Alternate  tedward I_ar��i'.  .Vote.-���Alternates uet us*Meinbuis of the  liourd in tlie ubsewe of tlio->e lvifulurlv up-  poniieit or elect oil to net tlieieon.  All persons interested muy obtain full lufui -  inntlnn b.v tipplymg to the Secret a iv to tlio  Uomd, "  ,,1111   HVA.V  Evans, of Mlch-'l, II   C.  Uuted this 21st day of Fobumry, ll*)-.  (Sgd) MALLOOTT lj'lCllAKUSOjV,  Socretury. DcpiulmtMit of Mine*.  Tint Great English Remedy.  Sold and recommended by all  druggists In Canada. Only reliable medicine discovered. Six  _ _ "packages yuaranteed to cure all  forms of Sexual Weakness, all effects of abuse  or excess, Mental Worry, Excessive use of Tobacco, Opium or Stimulants. Mailed on receipt  of price, one paokaKe $1, six, ?5. One will lilcaxe,  tin Villi cure. Pamphlets free to any address.  Tbe Wood Comimny, Windsor, Ont.  Sold by A. W. Ulciisdcll, Dru'^ist.  an  GEARY  &. DOYLE.  "Livcnj; recti ��  Kni'l Si oui  "Sniii  "Diduiti.*  u.r  Coal Mines Regulation Aot.  BOARD,  OF   EXAMINERS.  Ko riOK is liereby ifiven Hint thu'.follow Ins  constitute the   llouiil   of h:\iiiiiimigs   for the  Morrlssev Mine dxirluK tin* yeav llKhl  Appolnted by  tho owner..  Alternate*.  I,  1.   'It.   lVUI'MOU      , "  1.   Tliouiu. M. Moi toil.  I     1,  H. F. Martlu.  ~K.,M. Wilson.  Appointed by tlie I  ���."Lieut Governor >  , tn Council. \  William Stainsiby.  KIccted by the  i     ,, Miners  Altemnteb.  I.-'-Johu'lIurldow.  8.   Aug Johnson.  I    1.  Pvny-BsLsam cures all coughs. It  oootlies, it heals, it c.ures quickly' and  certainly.- Pyny-Balsam-.'sell* iaor-c-r  ���widely every ye��r. �� Manufactured by  the proprietors of-Perrv,Davis' Pain-  Killer.  John Leslie  Kalph WIKou.  NOTK.���Altermites  net   sis   Members   of  the  ifoasd In tlie absonoo of those  iLVtilurly sip-  N.   Hanson ,of' "\Vasa  town ou Wednesday.  wusj in  ,_ Another  weather.  week  oi mild spring  t ttRASsicK ft dempsey:  CONTRACTORS  ' - AND ���  \'"<i>  BiflLDttRSi  For^ ^Steele   13.C  Shaving ^ Hair Dressing Parlot  FORT   STEELE, B. C.  All kinds of hair work  o  o .cuooiu 1 I \T-  A.J  GREZ,  Proprietor  0     _U.  COHIN  TAILOR  AND IMPORTER OF  .   FINE WOOLLENS  Rocky Mountain Avenue  Fort Steele, B. G.  Dr. Watt, government medical  officer visited Tobacco Plains on  Thursday.  A> Doyle, who was(?visiting at  the coast jtvith Wm. Carliti, yre-<  turned to*Steele on Wednesday.  The.time' for seeding' is "ap-  pi-oaching,'-;and the proprietor of  the Fort Steele Flour and Feed  Store(requests that all ol-ders,be  sent in for seeds at an early date  to insure delivery in time.' The.  7th of'AMarch' the.lis; of orders  will be'sent in. .   <*.    *       '  .^Constable Morris,   Cranbrook,  was in town on Wednesday.  pointed or elected to act tlu-remi.  Ail persona interested may obtain full Information by applying lo the Secretary to the  Hoard, t ,' ���'  i       '''  M��. William Stainsut, of MouNsey, B.C.  Dated this -Jlat day of Februaiy, 19<W.    '  (St'd> MALI.COTT RIC1IAHDSQN,  Secretary, Department of Minos.  lii'Kiilar   Daily   Stuni!  itH'olr)' ull  train*! al Kort Kiuoli; Jtiuction.  f  SA DDJ.K .(��� I'AllIv, noitSKS  IKAMINi. OT AI.I. KINDS A SI>i:OIAI.TV  RANCH  For Sale. Rent  or Exchange  (.'oiisialH of 26.'l acres of bottom land  uioadowts, two tipfiiig1 creek. The ranch  is fenced, dwelling- house, stable, cattle  ^ilieds, i'oot Jiouso. etc.* Til Jo perfect.  If you want a cheap ranch or the use of  one for ' u-ipj.'Oveinents, Further in-  fonnation^.'A. I3a_.k, Fort Steele.  35   '  If.  *  The  Canadian BanK of Gommerne  HEAD OFFICE--TORONTO.  ���    I'aid uj'i Cajiital #8,000,000; Rchorvc Fund -K.tKIO.Opn:'  , A��r��rret>atc* Kesources Over $0.r),000,(Kii).  London Office; OO Lombard Street, K. C.  Sew Vork Office; 1^ Kxcliangc IMacc.  And 08 branches in Canada, the United States aud British Columbia.  m  Cranbrook Branch.  HUBERT HAINES, Manager.  !��$>K��$^#tt*tttrHKft***ttfc*****��****<fc*^  ���%  >���  ������&  >  ��  ll  ���&  #  (  %  *  %  &  ���&  W  ��i"  *  1 ���  *  ,"  *  %  %  <,    1  "*>-.-  ��  *  {,  ��  ii  * ,  c   4  ��f  ��':  'f   1  Kootenay  Hotel ��� #  Boundary.Line  Tobacco Plains,  B.C.  JULES HUREL. Proprietor:  GOOD     ACCOMMODATION    FOR   TRAVELLING  MRN  First-Class  FARM    FENCING  ONLY  ' Albert Banks i.visilod #Cnin-  brook on Thursday.  The Chinese commission  suggests that further immigration ought to be prohibited aud  the capitation tax raised to $500.  Be sure you <fet the kind you have  alwavs had.���Owing to the great popularity of '-The D. & L.'-V. Menthol  Plaster, unscrupulous makers are putting up one like it. For rheumatism,  neuralgia, &c, nothing is better. Made  only by Davis & Lawrence Co.. Ltd.  " Save yourSnowshoe Tags.  The most popular brand of Chewing  Tobacco in Canada today, ������ is ''Pay  RolC*. , Every plug of "'Pay'Roli."  bears a "Snowshoe*'..Tag. .Consumers  should save these tags^as valuable presents, are given for them. Tag*.* are  good up to'jem-uary 1st, 1903 Write  for our new illustrated'premium ,c-ata'-  logue. "'The Empire Tobacco Co..,Ltd.,'  Winnipeg Hranch. Winnipeg, Man.  ,   Fort .Steele    : '  ,BA K'ERY,  TT. A-lijc', Proprietor.  RI'VRRSIDE   AVKNUI.'  Opposite   Kost   Ollicc.  SQCents per ROD  r    KOH SAI.K HY       ^  THfc ONT. V/IRE FENCING CO., LTD.  Picton.'Ont.    3       ,  TO THE DEAF.  A rich lady cured of her Deafness and Noises in the Head by  Dr.r Nicholson's0 Artificial,. Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 to -this. Institute, so j, that deaf people unable to procure tlie-Ear Drums  may have tliem tree. Address  No. 14518. The ^Nicholson In'  stitute," 780, Eighth Avenue^  New York,,U. S. A.  *  A First Class Home.  ^Oood Stable.'   Rigs of all kinds.    Saddle and Pack Horses  LIMITED.  Head Office  46 Queen Victoria St.,  London,', England.  British Columbia Office  Fort - Steele, .b. a* '.  CM. Edwards," ^  Gen'l Manager."  S^S^^sF^^^k  Fort Steele   - .  Diamond Jubilee _,  Hospital  MISS /���OLSON.  '   MATROM.  Graduate of Si. Lukei Hospital.  Vancouver, B. C.  i Thin Institution has been recently  enlarged by a new wing which is now  opeD for reception of pat'ento. For  terms apply to  .'' T. C. Armstrong returned  from Tracy creek on Monday,  where he has been eugagedin  putting in air pipes at the Estella mine.  R. L. T. Galbraith, _ Indian  Agent, paid.an official-visit'to  the St. Eugene Mission on Friday. ��� ,  Robert -Little-; returned from  the Perry creek mines on Thursday-        " . ,   -. '  ^������R*S*s.^  &f  Notice to Delinquent.Co-ownars.  To   W.  It.  ���lohn   J.  FOR   BURNS,  SPRAINS, WOUNDS. BftU.'. ��  SES OR ANY S03T OF PAIN.  Ussd Internally and Externally.  CAUTION!   Avoid the werA watery Witch  Hazel pronar.itia.-*-:, leprescnted to lie "the  same its" Pom's Extract, which easi!) sour  i anil ofien contain "wood alcohol" .in irritrn'  externally and, taken internally, a poison  MISS  FOLSOM,  Matron.  or   J. F. Smith, Sec.  Fort Steele, B.C.  T. 6. flrasirona  Port Steele, B. C.  MANUFACTURER   OF  Tinware, Galvanized Iron, Sheet  Iron,   Stove  Pipes  icnd  Copperware  BUILDINOS HEATED und VENTILATED  Plumbing,  Pipe   fitting  and   all  kinds of sanitary work  I Air TIaht���Hot Blast Stoves  Hydraulic   and   Air   Pipes   for  Mines  J. Bryne returned from a visit  to Spokane on Thursday.  P. McBride of Cranbrook  was  in town on Wednesday.  Government Agent Armstrong  visited Moyie on Wednesday.   .  H. Kershaw, jr., has been appointed postmaster ' at Port  Steele.  That South East, Kootenay is  entering upon an era, of mineral  activity no one s��?ems to doubl.  W. R. Kom��, H. M., visited  P<_rnie on legal business on  Thursday. . ���,  In thu Ottawa [Joust*, John  of Norfolk made a strong speech  on protection  Tlie business men of Steele  are wide awake to tlio liost in-  toresls (if the mining industry in  the vicinity of the town.  Nelson Johnson was'regis to red  at the Imperial on Friday.  SPECIAL  ATTENTION  PAID  JOB WORK.  TO  The Gun Club were out  practising at, the traps on I'Yiday.  St. John's Church of England.  Services v\vill be held in- the  Church of ��>�� ' John the Divine  every Sunday evening at 7:30 exception the third Sunday in each  month when the service will be  held at 11 o'clock a.m. by the  vicar, the Rev. H. Beecham.  Holy Communion will be administered at the close of the  service.  Strangers are welcome.  PRESBYTEIUAN  CHURCH.  Christian service will be conducted in the Presbyterian  Church by the Pastor Rev. D.  McK. Reid, B. A. every Sabbath  evening at 7:30. Sunday School  at 2 p.m.  All are welcome to our services,  Williams    and  , '   ' _ Uostolla. X     '  Or to anv oilier pei-noii or persons to whom lie  or iliey may liiivu truiisfei red liis or Uielr interests In tho "MouiiluIn Daisy" mineral claim,  .siiunli* at Trnuy crcoU in the Fort Slucle min-  iny Ui\ islon of Hasi/CI-ootonay and 'recorded In  the Kccui der's oittee ul Kort Steele, 11. C.  You und each of you are hereby notlllod lliut  I have expended on your undivided one foui th  interest in above claim .since the third day of  August, A. D., 1899, fifty dollurs in labor and  improvements upon the above mentioned mineral claim under _ the provisions of the  Mineral Act. And if within ' ninety  days i from the dale of this notice you  fail, or refuse to contribute your portion of  such expenditure together with all costs of ad-  verti.sin;?, your interest in said claim will become the properly of the subscriber under  Section 4 of an Act entitled "An Act to .Amend  the Mineral Aot. 1900-'.'  ' * * * fi'yi -  E. H. THRUSTON. ,  Dated at Port Steele this Snd day of January  A. T).. 1902. "*     _        I-  30,000��Acres Farm Lands  - --   - -!��� ' . '���  In tlie far famed Kootenay, VAr^KEY for Sale on easy terms  of payment. Prices . $2,50 Per acre, and ,upwards. - In close  proximity to the Crow's Nest,Railway. "        "   ,  Lots iiic->the town of Elko are now on the market, prices $50,,  and upwards according to situation.      ' ���   -a    V '    ���'        "    ' ���  ���  Elko boasts " of, the, biggest' water power ��� i n South East  Kootenay. and will be the junction of the Crow's Nest Southern  Railway. * * ,.  Correspondence Solicited.  Among- tho "Craft.1  North Star Lodge, A. P. A A.  MA, held their regular monthly  meeting on Tuesday evening  last.  Tho n<:xl, regular convocation  of Rocky Mountain Chapter, R.  A. M., will take place on Tuesday evening next, an election of  otlicers for the ensuing year will  Ih* held. A large number of  visiting companions from Kernic  and Cranbrook are' expected to  lie present. A  Chas Prancison went to Cherry  Creek on Friday.  Any person who will Uike the  trouble of examining into it will  find that the Fort,Steele district  is one of the best mining dis.  tricts in Brir.ish Columbia.  QUARANTINE SERVICE.  ���; Tho Dominion Government is now main-  tainitiK a quarantine service to prevent'the introduction of small-pox and other contagious  diseases from south of the Hotindnry at Tobacco Plains.       ' -    .  The quarantine guards there are M.  PHIbl.rPP.S and J. 15. IjANOLEY and all  persons dosirinff to cioss Into Canadian territory must icpori to tUein, Hiving Mutlsfactory  evidence of roronl succossfitl vaccination, or  otherwise must submit to be vitccinated on  crossing.  A heavy tine 'mav be imposed on any  poisons miKlectliiK or defylnt; ijuarantlne regulations  IIUOH WATT, M. ID.  3-1- nnminlon Qtiiiriintlne Olllcer.  Stevens  Crack Shot Rifle.  IVIarysville.  B.C.  BALE & SMALL,i  , Proprietors^/ r  The Pioneer Hotel.      Comfortable Bedrooms.  First Class Dining Room.  si  Best Domestic .and Imported Liquors and Cigars.  1 Fort Steele Cigar Store |  j�� v Fort   Steele,   B. C. ||  ^    WHOLESALE & RETAIL DEALERS ||  g*** In Cigars, Cigarettes, Pipes and Tobacco. *"3  Finest Variety of Pipes and Smokers Outfit,  In the District, Including Meerschaum, B. B.  Alpha, and Other Brands.  B.    ZZ  A new ride. 20-inch barrel.  Weight 4 pounds. C. B. caps  and .22 short It. F. Has an  AUTOMATIC SAFETY and  cannot be discharged accidentally. I  Price Only $4.00  K these rides are not curried in Htook  liy your denier, send price and we will  Solid it to you express prepaid.'  Send stamp for,catalog describing complete lino and containing valuable information to shooters. '���..:' ���"��� '  The J, Stevens Arms amd Tool Co.  P. 0. Bo,-8(i."> CHICOPEE FALLS, MASS.  SUBSCRIBE.  THE PROSPECTOR.  2��" Imported and Domestic Cigars at Lowest Prices. ^3  S~: Billiard and Pool Parlor and Reading 3  S��: Room in Connection. - rS  gC. M. KEEP,  S^: Proprietor.  J. TAENIIAUSER.       ^  =3 il  Manager.  ^iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiUiuaiuaaaai^UiuaiiiiiuaiiiiaiiaiiUiaii^  E. J. PELTIER.  Wholesale  Liquor  Dealer  Cranbrook,  When in the market for Liquors,  Wines, Cigars and Schiltz Beer  Dorit go out of Kootenay for  you cau do better at home liy  consulting the big wholesaler  at Cranbrook.  E. J. PELTIER.    ��

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