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 V~r~  T  r  V  .Jf  i' *  # *  *TH�� PROSPECTOR lIAs Iii:i.N&  *��� ��:  3f    Al'l'OIN'L'KI! Till,   OI'I ICIAL <-  ��   . !:-  # V  Hi GOVERNMENT GAZETTE S-  ����� -!-  # -* *  5P-,          Fiji Suulll l-.asl ICoolcii.i \ si-  # '>  2 #  X' *  4- *  ���" THE   PROSPECTOR   CON-   ���  TAINS ALL   PUBLIC NOTICES AND GIVES THE  LATEST TELEGRAPHIC  AND LOCAL NEWS,  *  *  *  *>*-����*�� ��**MHC--*-* -ft ���***(? ��##?*#*$;#��*���  ���?  ��  *  A/oi. Cf.  PORT  STBBBB,  B.  C,  SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 1900.  No 9.  Mew Advertisements To-aay.  I)i. I''. T. Siiuden  Kijumilile Life Asi.ur.ince -Society  \Y. A. Mun ay & Co  ;\. Mc-Kinim & Co   I'.IJ-'C .1  TXpper St. 'Mary's.  The mining' region of the Upper St. Mary's innsl in a short  Mine become one of great activity. Several large sales of properties'on White Fisli creek and  that vicinity has attracted the  attention of mining to the possibilities of that section. It 'is  not alonen on "White ,Fish 'creek  but on other tributaries of the  St. Mary's there are deposits of  mineral vast.in extent, this mineral is said to, be of low-grade  find can only, be > made available  when <t railroad penetrates. Not-  Vithstandin'g this there are a  large number of claims located  and the region is bcing'thorough-  ]y prospected.     '    ..  the mining industry ol Canada,  as some papers seem to 'regard  it. No doubt it has hit a' good  many speculators in margins; but  it has never been demonstrated  successfully that speculators in  margins are a great source of  stronsth to any industry.'  Shipping Ore From tlie North Star.  Harry Drew came in from  Kimberley on Wednesday. Mr.  Drew says that trains are arriving every day and-talcing out ore  from the North Star.' On -Tuesday three ^cars of ore were shipped out, and as soon as the Iram-  -way is 'running smoothly 100  tons of ore'.will be shipped daily.  The advent of the railway has  had the effect of stirring upmat-  lers and Kimberley is- starting,  in on a new:growth.  Old Abe.    '  ��� As the development of the Old  Abe progresses the value,.of Jthe  ore in tho different workings is  increasing. Not much work has  foeeu done in ihe upper tunnel  for the past" few days. , The lower tunnel is in about l.'J.">. feet  -with;four feet of pay'ore -in'-the  face, -in a ledge fully twenty feet  wide. The owners are much pleased,with the" appearance of the  property, and believe they will  bo'in a position to make_ a ship-  '- nieiil.within thirty-idays. *v Seven  moil are at present employed.  ' Mining- Notes.  It i.s reported that the St.   Eu  gene compressor will start up in  a Jew days.      The: water for the  J      >>  new compressor will be pumped  from the lake  The certificate of incorporation of the Black Bear Mining  Company appears in the Gazette.  The registered office of 1he company is in  Kimberley.  Worlc will be started on 'the  Martin iind Trilby claims on  Luke creek* in a few weeks. The  property recently passed -into  the hands of a Toronto'syndicate, who will , thoroughly  develop it.' ,  More will probably be heard  from the Grace Dore claim the  coming season. Whether or not  the litigation over the,claim ,has  been concluded, could ..not be  learned! ���  GENERAL    BULLER  AT    LADYSMITH.  Troops  Were   Hailed With Frantic Joy By the  Besieged.���Whole Coimtr}' Free of Boers.  spfiMitl to Tin: Pkosi'I'XToh.  pied by the British, and Jktrkley  East. The    rebels   have   oi-  fered lo surrender.  Skookum Chuck.  > rt  ' ' There   will    be    considerable  work done, on  Skookum   Chuck  during the coming summer.      J.  T. Sanders  will  continue   work  on his claim, and A. .W*.   Bleas-  >        i  dell will develop his properties  still further. There aro other  claims upon which considerable  work will be done.'.    . *'   ' '   '"���  i     On Boulder Creek. .  K. 3. Higbye and others  have  just completed the   assessment  work on the Acorn and Hemlock  claims,   lying  between   tho  Big-  Chief and Dupont, and adjoining  the Dupont on Boulder creek  - There   is   a   remarkable   fine  ��� showing on the properly, a three  foot'ledge of free-milling quartz  similar to'that found on tho other  claims in the vicinity,   being, in  evidence.    While no assays have  been taken during this work, Ihe  appearance of the quartz is  better   than^ that  from  which  the  former assays of $40, !j\>0 and $70  were returned.      The claims are  conveniently located  for   walcr-  power  and   transportation. ���    In  doing  the   assessment   worlc   a  twenty-foot tunnel has been driven.      The claims   were   located  last May.  There is considerable work  planned for the further development of the big properties on  Boulder creek. It is> rumored  that the machinery has been  purchased and will be on the  ground in the course of a few  weeks. This means thai the  Dupont a'hd Big Chief will be  worked this summer for till there  is in them. The work carried on  during the winter has been of  such a character as to warrant  the installation of machinery  suitable for thc further development and expansion of Hie  in iues.  The Sullivan Mines.    ,  Undcr-thc superintendance of  C. W. Bm-dsall the development  'of the Sullivan minesisjir ogres-,  sing .to the entire'satisfaction  of  "��� i  the management. Thc work  done by Mr." Burdsall ;.h.as ..been  of such a character as to demonstrate that it is a mine of largo  proportions ������ .There is; blocked  out and ready for extraction over  100.000 tons of pre? besides what  has been laken out iu the course  of development. .Work to further prove extent of the ore bodies  litis been commenced. The tun-'  uel will be'extended still further  to the apex of hill. The'theory  has been advanced that the best  grade of ore will be found there.  The company will build ore  bins at the siding in Kimberley,  and soon as they aro completed  ore shipments will - commence.  There is a large amount of ore  of shipping grade now, ou the  dump, and there will be nothing  to inlerfcre with continuous  shipments.  A buiall force of I:.' or If) men  is now employed in development.  There seems to be no question  among those who are familiar  with the property but that it  will prove one of the big silver-  !>a��d properties in the   Province.  Visit East Kootenay.  The Nelson Minstrels will  make a tour through the' Slocan  on behalf of the Mansion House  fund. If they would lake a trip  to East Kooienay thc patriotic  citizens would lurn out en masse  to welcome them. At PortSteele  there is the best public hall in  East Kootenay, with ample si ago  acco m i n odati ons.  F.  F.  E.  M.  Has Only Hit Speculators.  ��� The Hamilton Herald, (Out.,)  gays:���"We cannot see that the  temporary closing down of the  War Eagle and Center Star  mines while new machiuery is  ���being put in is aA great blow  to  Hotel Arrivals.  Windsor:���P. Neviu,  Simpson. R. E. Ueattio.  Medh.nr.st. D. P. iMcArlhur,  Cranbrook; J. C. Nelson. Du-  iponl: Tf. D. Henderson, T. L.  Goldberg. Moyie: H. Benlley,  N." A. McKenzie, Fernie: T.  .Veld, Ha.milton; B. R. 'Campbell  Revelstoke; ,C. H. Wolf, Spokane: H., E. Gill is, Victoria.  Col. Henderson on  Thursday  went to: Wolf creek.  Ladysmith. March I .--By  heliograph to (Jolenso.���A portion of the forces of General  Duller, headed by Dundonald  Horse, a full force of Natal carbineers, and seven companies of  other regiments, among them a  few Dublin fusileers, and Lancashires reached this city and  raised the siege.  They came via Ihe road across  the Klip river and' ea.->t of Coa-  sar's Hill. Rumors yesterday  morninir brought in the infor-  matioii'lhat General Buller expected lo relieve the garrison  within twenty -four ��� hours, , and  consequently the rejoicing ./was  great. ; General White made  preparations to salley out and  aid the advance of the British  troops if necessary."'  Dundonald'with his troop of  horse was sent out on a scouting  expedition to the west, and rec-  onilered all .night. On 'Wednesday morning he reported that he  could reach Ladysmith. , A few  Fusileers aud .Lancashires. with  several' other' companies were  placed under his command; They,  had little- difficulty in making  their way through ravines,  around-hills to the south west of  city.      , *  Their arrival was hailed \\.itlr  joy by the b'esioged.r   ���'" '<' 7" .  At first it was thought,, that  they we're'the advance guard of  General Bullcr's main force, but  this', wits "-not so, it is-expec'tecl  that' Buller"s main column will  reach herd tonight or lomorrow.  London, March ' 1.���General  Bulleri-wir'es from'.Ne'thrope, un-  der"today's date that he has just  returned from Ladysmith. The  whole country around that place  is cleared.of the Boers.  ' The Boers have not made any  demonstration from Buhvanathis  morning and il is doubtful if  they arc aware of the entrance  of Dundonald into Ladysmith.  Dundonald came first in line.  We were in desperate straits I'or  water to drink, and fevers of  various kinds were making sad  havoc among the members of our  brave garrison, who have stood  so gallantly against the Boers  for four months, less onerday.  The Boers have retired in  gr^eat numbers from the country  surrounding Ladysmith, for according lo Dundonald's report,  the hills that were occupied by  the enemy to the southwest were'  bare of Boers yesterday.  Dundonald reports that when  the Lancashires charged Pielers  Hill Tuesday they overtook the  Boers Hying from their trenches  and bayonettod thenr. Sixteen  of the lleeing mon were killed and  twenty-three wounded.' - The  Boers after the capture of Piel-  or\s Hill by Barton with the Dublin fusileers and two ball aliens of  the sixth division, seem to have  faded away, there was no general retiring observable, but they  simply disappeared as the British advanced.  Grobler's kloof was abandoned  by the Boers, and Lyttleton  pushed forward his men. and  their road seems to be lairly  clear.  Ladysmith Relieved.  SlM-l-Ull Ml TllK I'KIISPKOTOK.  London, March 1 .���The war  office has received the following  dispatch from General Buller:  -'Lytton's Headquarters, Gen  eral Dundonald with the Natal  carbineers, and a composite regiment entered Ladysmith last  night. The country between us  and Ladysmith is reported clear  of the enemy. J am moving on  to Nelthrope '"  London. March I.���-1: Iii a.m.���  General Buller's distinct'success  in .storming Pier1ier*s Hill brings  the rescue, of Ladysmith near,  but the w.ir office inlimated last  night that an inimediale announcement of the relief need  not be'expected. ��� The going to  and from tit midnight of officials  and official* suggested 'lliat important new;s has been 'received.  If'this was the case Lord Lansdowne desired to sleep on it be-  fo're taking the public into his  confidence.    ,  As his message reveals, C-Jen-  era! Buller's success came] after  hard fighting of Friday; and its  mprovision and execution began  during the" armistice of Sunday.  In preparing the'armistice the'  British commander stipulated  that both sides should be.free'to  niove.ubut that'neither should do  any shooting, he was therefore  within his privilege in immediately beginning to transfer his  troops., General Buller's tidings  came weighed with his long list  ctoualities.?...'His Josses .iu ,lhe  four aftemp'ts to get General  W h i 1 e o u I 'agg,rega l'e .-1.000.  Winston Churchill in a dispatch from' Colenso Asays that  the condition of the wounded  who were unattended on the hillside, on Sunday,was so painful  tha t GeneVal- Bu Her -'sent - a flag  of truce to the enemy, and it was  arranged that throughout Sunday military movements should  continue on bolh sides, but there  should be no shooting: Ihis truce  terminated al dusk. ' The Boers  then resumed a-furious musket  fire on thc British left.' Thc attack was repulsed.  Fighting continued vigorously, and we shall see who can  stand --bucketing" best, the Briton or the Boer. Mr. Churchill  goes on lo say that there is  abundant proof of the Boers  using a 'large proportion of illegal bullets, no fewer than five  kinds of - exploding ^ and  expanding bullets having  been found. He also asserts  that the Boers are employing  armed Kaffirs.  London, Feb. i'S.���-The war  office has received the following-  dispatch from Lord Roberts:  Paardeberg, Feb. i'S.���Cronje  with his family left here yesterday in charge of Major Pretty-  man and under fhe escort of Ihe  City imperial volunteers and  mounted infantry.  Later on in the day thc remaining prisoners went in charge of  the Earl of Erroll. and escorted  by the Gloucesters a hundred  Imperial volunteers. CI real dissatisfaction was felt by the  Boers al Cronjos refu.su 1 t'o accept my offer of a safe conduct  to the woman and children, and  medical care lor fhe wounded.  170 of whom are now in our hospital. Very manv of them are  in a terrible plight   lm-   want of  Thursday's War News.  Special ioTjik I'ltoii'Ki i<nt.  London. March 1. -7:i'i' p. m.  ���The following is a text-of dispatch from General Biiller:  Nelthrope, March 1.���I have  just returned from Ladysmith  except a small guard north of  Surprise Hill. The wh.Je  of the enemy besieging  the town have retired in hot  haste, and to south of town the  country is quite clear of them.  The garrison were on half a  pound of meal a day per man,  and were .supplementing the meat  rations by* horses and mules.  Tho men want nourishing before  they are tit for the field.    ''  Melbourne, Victoria, March  1.���Mr. Chamberlain cable.s Aus-  tralian government asking if  they would be able to send additional troops to South Africa  in event of Imperial troops be  ing requirecljelsewhere.   ��  London, March 1.���Lord Roberts' stragetic combination has  involved the i;elief of Ladysmith  as ultimate result after the siege  of Kimberley had been raised  and Cronje's army captured.'  His campaign was a . masterly  study of the dynmatics of war.  His army corps of 50,000 men,  was massed where it -was not expected and where; the enemy was  weakest.  , The ell'ect of  this   manoeuver  was' to draw off a portion ot  the  Dutch(forces from   Natal  where  they   were strongest   and  were  paralyzing the  activities' of 'the  two    British  armies.   '  General  Buller was 'enabled to' clear i'lho  southern .bank of the Tngola and  after   hard   fighting    to .'break  through     tlio      Dutch    ' defensive lines and relieve Ladysmith.  Meanwhile    General    Clement's  forces, after falling back  before  a large Dutch army,  .which  had  concentrated in the wrofig quarter,   has   reoccupied iRenesberg  and taken Colesberg.     The  entire situation has been   transferred in the course of three weeks  by scientific strategy based upon  the distribution of forces against  the lines of least resistance. The  energy  with    which    Clement's  column was pushed forward from  Arundel seems to corroborate the  report that  Kitchener' has   been  senl south with,  special  instructions.  There is no further news from  Paardeberg.  In Nebraska L000 rough riders  want fo serve with the British  in SoutU Africa.  The final detachment irom the  west of ��� Stralhcona- Horse  passed through Winnipeg.  THE PROVINCIAL, HOUSE.  ���A Hot Time in  the   Old   Town".-  An Exciting- Afternoon in  Victoria.  The Fenian medals were presented to Toronto veterans amid  considerable ceremony.  Cilizcns of Winnipeg discussed  a movement to erect a memorial to the late Major Arnold.  A small parly of U. S. cavalry  were ambushed by the Filipinos.  General Olis has cabled tho  Washington authorities a long-  list of casualties from the Philippines.  Small pox has broken out in  Bathgate, N. D. and slops have  been taken lo prevent its spreading in Manitoba.  Ladysmith relieved.  N. A. Wa I linger relumed from  Parker's ranch on Thursday.  Members of Legislature Bar Doors To  Lieutenant    Governor    Refusing-  Him Admission Before  Passing- Resolution   Want   of  Confidence   In   Joe  Martin.  Victoria. B  C. March :.\--Thi-,���  is the most sensational  week   in  the history of British   Columbia,  legislature, which  was   brought  to a close  this" afternoon with a  scene never before witnessed   in  this province, or lor that matter  any other.    When after dismissing' the Semlhi Government  and  calling upon 'Martin to form Cabinet.       The  Governor   went to  prorogue' the  House   this afternoon members   rose   in  a   body  and     with     the     exception    of  Premier.     Joe      Martin.       left  the      Chamber      leaving      Mc-  Innes   reading,  his    speech    to  empty seats, accompanied by hisses aud,cat-calls from the galler  Ties.    As  soon  as  prayers  we're  read, Prentice jumped  and   pro- ���  posed' that  the  House   had   no  confidence iu Martin) which wa-.  carried  by  .']:"i   to  I, J.   Martin.  Rossland alone voting  negative.  Dunsmuir, McKechnie and  Turner refused to vote. .   Then   Mc-  Jnnes Avho was impatiently wailing order, and bar '.to  be,, lifted,  marched in, in  all  his  toggery-. .  but.as soon as he,put his foot in  the.hall.tho coat-tails of the'last  'members   weie   seen    swinging  around corner into lobby.  Since defeated Seinlin Government have been conducting- busi-  ness, it .o. is noticed- Colonel  Baker votes with them, on   every  W -   i  question. ,, This caused trouble ,  with Dunsmuir who called Baker >  a traitor.  Barly in the week there" was  nearly a/fist fight'in the lobbies.  When " Dunsmuir called him, a  traitor Baker struck at him and  some of his efforts landed; Dunsmuir was preparing to retaliate  when they were separated'.  Thc Martin Cabinet was sworn  o  in c this  , morning    as    follow-;:  Smith-Curtis. Rossl.-i'nd. Minister of Mines: .1. Stuart-Vales.  Victoria. Provincial Secretary:  others not yet chosen Martin  says.  Victoria, March. 1. ��� It i.s reported tonight" thc Government  is dismissed.  This place was scene of wildest excitement in the history of  the city today since i' a. in.  Whistles were blowing, bands  playing, monster processions,  and thousands of dollars were  spent in ' fireworks, buildings A  aud shipping wore hidden in  bunting. The streets1 were  thronged with cheering crowds.  Big illuminations take place lo-  nifi'ht.  care at an earl ier  stage.   ���, I  spec ted Ihe Boer laager yesterday, and '.was much struck ���with  tho ingenuity {and energy with  which the position was made ���almost impregnable to assault.  Reuesberg has, been   reoccu-  Koveral    flags  were   llyinir   in  Port Steele ou Thursday! on   re-  'n"oceipt of news thai;:  Ladysmith  had been relieved.  D. M. Rae, for' several yeat\s  connected with' the Golden'Era,,  is now a member of the sta;if of  the Kootenav Mail,  Revelstoke.  Colonel Baker's name is not  mentioned as a member of Joe  Martin's cabinet.  Colonel Baker is cutting but  little figure in the political arena  jusi now.  The New Hotel.  Thc work of excavating the  cellar ol the new hotel is nearly  completed, and in a few days the  carpenters will be til ..work and  the structure pushed to completion.  The contracts were awarded  on Monday last. Grafisick and  Dcmpscy being the successful  bidders lor the carpenter work.  T. (A Arnisiroiiir lor furnaces  and steel roofing, and (.YoJi and  Dilse, masonry and plastering,  '���Tlio 'contract- for the plumbing  will be let when the building, is  well vtndei' way. When completed the-hotel will be one of which  the people of Fort Steele ..may  well'be proud.  B t  '1  ,i  i  tt  V  If- THE PROSPECTOR. FORT  STEELE. B.  MARCH :i   1P'i<i.  ��^'   ���$��   �������   +t* .IT*"*  si'" ����� ��� -t- ��e�� a  it  ���������  ';t  v*>v  ft!     '  IX    PAYS    XO   XRADE    AX  ;*����� '������ 'tr  -����� -������  GILP  At   Fort  -   HOST COMPLETE STOCK IN EAST KOOTENfiy EMBRACING FULE LINES OF  .Shelf and 'Heavy Hardware /  .  ��  ,      , Machinery,. .Mill Supplies,;  'aints, Wallpaper, Glass,  r   *  ��� and Furniture  i ' '  Prices all rie:ht-      No  Groceries, Clothing  one  Dry;. Good's, Hats  Footwear, Ladies aiui  0  Gents Furnishings  Estimates made      ���������,   ;���.������;.. ",r .'.���,.'  ��� .' aoii large quantities or Mimno Supplies  G  h;  THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOUR and FEED STORE,,,  Band���Purchase.  NOTICE.  E. C. MILLER,  Proprietor  POST OFFICE BOX 836.  I'llkt- uoiiru iimi 1.   Willi.mi   IVivy Hi'in-.v.  end   >iM> rluys from .his il.ui.-.  to uplil.v  lo  tht-CoromisMonvr nl Liunls ;i ml noiK-s. io pin'-  chust- Ixil-,H71. Group I. Ivuouiiuiy Ui.sUic-1.  WILLIAM l'i;"KCV HKNHY. .  ,  Fort Steele. K. C. Dir. ai. 1S<>S>. 1-9  ISTow is the time to buy  NOTICE.  Xotiqe is hi-ri;lij Klvt'n tlnil lliirlv (I:i\ ��� ulli'i  ___  __     ���   _. .   , __ ^_ .     , __ __     tla11' 1 -hull  upiilv  io llic Chief Commission-  YOUR   WINTERS   SUPPLIES!--���>��� ��f i-������- ��������<> wo*...m \-k-i6nu.��* i*.-  , '    , ' -       i '       '!.mission  to'.puri.-ha-.e .the -lollowinv  iIusculH'd  ." _��� . -._,-������� ,  r , ��� -i      . i       j.- -ni ' pi��'oe of land.   Commencing :ii iho south  ��"st,  .. , PRICES ARE ADVANCING and [ have secured a stock of rlour (<.orr'eroUoI S;Ki.^roUp,.th(.n<..,: .0lllh eleven  ,'.,'      .       ..    r>      ,     /--,       i-,        ii.,.     t ,..,,,   -.^.l)  ni   ���;,ti,i' t>i.;^.��c-   >    D/>llo/l I eh.iins. moie or less, tu the ed^re of the liliilf on  and Foot. oJ,  Best  Quality   that  T can >cll at right pi ices.    Kolled j |he Sl M;uy.^ in(jr   |hcnce folloui-n(, vllid  bluff, down streiim eii-'lil.v chuins. llienee  north  io the south e.isi eoruer of siiiil loi  ���!79'.l. ^roup  1. thenee \w-si to the point of eommoiieenient. '  -, .1. F. AIJAMS.  fluted .it l.-oi-i Steele this ;Mih ilny  of .luiiu  :ii-y. IWOii. . -(-S  -Oats a Specialty.o -       - ,- ���<  ���      ���     'C ' . '      .'       '  Baled Hay. Oats. Bran and Chops  >* i '  I,  Feed   Wheat, .Shorts. Coriimeal and Linseed   Meal.     Split   Peas  Beans, Barley, Graham Flour etc.. etc." ri  The Fleetwood Tea is not Excelled  Uiuior and Kggs are an uncertain commodity, when I can  se-  cure a good article I bny,"a.nd"\vill endeavor to meet demands. ~ - ���  Breakfast Bacon and'Hams you can rely n\wn being Fresh and  ���of IIio Host.  OKDUKS   FOR   FIRK  WOOD WA1LL' RECEIVE   ATTENTION.  Notice to Taxpayers.  SOl,"TH-KASiT KOOTKN'AY  lHSTKHT.  "AsMwrnyr A< t" iiikI Kkvkm'K 'I'aa A��;t-"  SOMETHING HEW!  Ball Bearings in a Sewing1 Machine. ��� The weakest woman can  " run the ELDREDGE B. -without  harm to herself, or even getting  tired. It's jnst fun for a well  woman to run it. It is noiseless ;  has self-threading sliuttle ; automatic bobbin winder; complete  set of attachments. A perfect  machine at a low price. Warranted for five years. No other  as good at anywhere near the  price. Insist on having Sidredge  B. There is an Agent for it ia  your town.  Mixi;i-iCTcni:D n\- Tin:      -- "-'���  NATIONAL SEWING   MACHINE CO..     _^"1*V"''"   '{ '_ 'J'''^' '''JS'x!^"l  NOTJt'K is hereby ^lven. in n<-eoiil:inee. Mill  .- the Suitutcs.. thiit Ke\enue,"r:ir<.:ind all  luxes levitil under the Assessment Act are now  due for the year IWKL All of thc above nixes  collectible within the district of K:ist K'ootenn.v  Southern Division, arc piiyiiblc nt my ofllce.  l*-oi'L Steele. Assessed luxes lire colleclihle al  ihe following rules, vi/:���  I'-our-tifths of one per i-i'in.  nn   the iism-sm-iI  value of i-eal estate.  Three-fourths of one per cent, on Ihe assessed  value of personal proi>ert.v.  On so much of the income ol any pel-son as  exceeds oik. thousand dollars, ihe lollnwin^  rates, namely, upon such execs';. ��lien the  same is not more than ten thousand dollais  one and one-fourth of one pel cent.: �� hen  such excess is .over ion thousand dollars  and mil iiiijie than twenty thousand dollars  one and one half of one pel- cent.: when  such excess is over Iwenly thousand dollais  one and three-fourths ol one per eent.  Three pel e'jin. on the assessed \alue of wild  land.  If paid  on  or befoie  Ihe :!"tli   day  of June.  ,j   1WXI: -  Tlnet'-llllhs of one per cent, on   tin- assessc ,',  Millie ol real i*staie.  One hall ol one per cut on the assessed \nlue  ol personal piopeity.  L"pou stich excess ol inexnif, when   the  siuiie  is not moie than ten thousand  dollars,  one  pei   tent.:   when  such  excess  is over  ton  thousand   dollars,    and    not     moie    than  iucnl\    thousand   dollais.   one   and  onc-  louilh  oi   one per com.: wliu-n such oxi.oss  is over twi'iin   thousand  doll.ns.  one and  one-half ol one per cent.  Ko\cute Tav T.'t.tm per capita.  One pel cliu. on the assessed \alueof oie or  iiiiueial lien) iiii.r substances, payable quai tci-l.\.  on the last day ol the months  o'i   Maich,  June.  September .nui Otvomhcr iu each war.  "A. l\ XKI.MIN.  A*?! s*>t>r unit I 'iilh vim'.  NOTICE.  Xotite is Uei'eby j-'iven that  an application  will  he made   to, the   I.ef-'islaiive Assembly of  tin I'rownco of Uritish  Columbia  al  its  next  session for an   Acl  to  im-orporaie a  (.'ompauv  with power lo construct.  C(|iiip.  mainiain  and  opeiate telephone and telecrnph lines wilhin  and tliroii|.'li(iui the I'rovinee of Hritlsh Columbia, and lo construct, erect, and maintain  such  and so inn ll v poles and other wo'rks and devices  as  the Company deem necessary for making,  compleuiij.'. supporting, usiiiif. workinc. opuisii-  Iiik and niaiutainiiii; tlie system of communication by telephone and telegraph, and to open  or  break   up   any   pan   or parts of  the said  hij;hwa.\s or streets as olten us ihe said Coin-  p.niy .Its agents,   olllceis   or   workinen   think  proper and for the purpose of the uiidcrtaliiiiKJ  to miiclnisc. acQuire or lease, uud hold and sell I  and dispose of  lands,  buildings or tenements;  within the limits aforesaid, and  to putcliasc j  or louse, foi any term of years, any telephone or I  Icleniapli  line  established.or to be established  in Hiitisli Columbia  connected, or to he connected, with the ' line viluch the Company may  construct, and to amalgamate with or lea"M)-its  line or lines, or any portion or portions theieof.  to any company possessing, as' proprietor, any  line of telephone or R'leuraph communication  connecting or lo be connected; wilh  the said  Companj's line or lines, and to borrow money,  ror the purposes of the Company, and to pledge  or mortKiiKe.an.v of the Company's assets for  that purpose, and io receive bonuses, or privileges from any person or ,body corporate, uud  with nil other usual,  nucr'ssurj. or Incidental  Hants'.'powers-, or privileges us may be'neeus-'  sary nr incidental to the atuiinment of the above  objects, or any of them.  Dated Ihis 1Mb day ot December, ICCH.  J. H. 11HOVVN,  l-T Solicitor for the Applicants.  L. COHN  TAILQK  AND IMPORTER OF     .'  ��� FINE WOOLLENS  ,Rocl\y> jMountnin Avenue  Port Steele, B. G.  HARRY   BARR  ��� i    Port Steele, B.C. ���  ,   i , ' ���    - .1  ^^^Geiferal Blacksmith,  HORSE SHOEING,  AND JOBBWfi.  Mining   Work > a    SjJecialty.  NEW  YORK   AND  CHICAGO.  The ctcond largest Sewing ^fnchinc l-'aclon-in  li-vn'r1 /-\-i> ptnT m.^ ��;Ti7Cr�� OT? TTTT? ")e world with a c.ip.icitvot seven liiiiKlriil nnd  ��_U1  Ui   ��.\Kl   Ul    rti.^lJ KJ1.   J-llJ<M-xtJ..foliriI.ilclline}>perday. laiejjunjjgejt^  E.L,lJL\.L,UtjL. li. Co.  SI. An ELTON,, Agent.     Fort  .icUi  C.  | NOTlCi3.  I  Xiitii-i' is lii-i-i'ln L'ivi-n   lliat   in   euii-  -i.'<Hifiii-<>   ul   llic   t'l'siyiiatiiiii   ul Mr.  < "liiiHcs Kstinciv. nil   lnisinc.ss   in coii-  iiL'ci i<ni �� il li  llic   K'iinlici-|c\   inwiisitc.  nn ;mil ill I i'i- Kijliruiwv   Milli. I!l(l(l: intis'i  lie tliiiM' I hniiio-li I lie ollicc of   the Kurt  Sleeic l)e\-e]ii|iiiiciil  Syml iea 1 c  ill l-'tirl  Steele.                                         ' '  X. A. WAI.U.VCKk. M.-iiuiuer.  in lie.- (-,i ri in .V Dni-iek Imildiim  50   YEARS*  EXPERIENCE  STOCK    LIST.  Empire     '������ c.  Black Bear       :J��-lo.  Kiuiberloy Coiisolirlulotl Hie  Can   recommend'  Empire   and  Black Bear for quick profit.  Chas.   Estmere,  Mining and Stock Broker.  Kimberley, B. C.  GRASSICK   &   DEMPSEY.  Kauffman House  MOYIE CITY, EAST KOOTENAY. B.C.  (Mil  CONTRACTORS  AND  BUIBDBBS.  Poi-1    Sleeic    1-5. C  ll'"  VOIJ   WANT A  COOII  .MKAI,'  The above Hotel lias been recently erecled. and neatly furnished throughout.  Cosy and Comfortable Rooms  'I'lie    Miir   .supplied    with    llic.    MKyT  Iu'iiihIs oi Lif|it.'ii'.s ninl (.Ji^aiS.  HEADQUARTERS    FOR   MINING   MEN.  (��. ARNOLD  Makes regular (rips Ti-oiu l''or(,  Steele .I iiiu'l ion lo Port Steele.  i  FREIGHT  OR EXPRESS     .,  Delivered   on  day   of  arrival.  Leave orders with  M. A. BR ALU.  Why Not Invest In.  KIMBERLEY  The Ueadville ot E.ast Kootenay.  H miles '-'from tlie i'amoirs  NouTir: S'PAJi , mine. . li mile**  from the Sut.u'vax mine.    '   ,<���  Nearly   20(1  minci-ti)   elaiiras siii-'roimtv. .,'  ���   KTMKKHLKY and de))cn<l on   it  for s\ipplic^'  The terminus of the North Star  Railway Branch :  '>        > ��  i  KIMBEKLEYi is,not   u   boom  lown ,.  for Mil-rounded bv tlie LAUGKST SiL.-.  VKR-LKAp MINKS IN THK-WOKLC-    .;  it  must   n'e'cc'&siirily' become *ii   lav��r��r   '"  city  For > a safe and profitable investment buy lots in Kimberlev  fort steele    wHAS.  ESTMcnEi  Sole flgent..  . PcstOftico Address, ICimberlejr  via Criinbrook. B. C.  Fort   Steele  ry  H. ALIE.  Proprietor  ANDREW   NEI DIG  GONTRAGTOR     and    BUILDER  IKIT'-rc AN'U MUX l'AIXTJN'U  CAI.CI.MINIXO ,iml I'Al'Kli  IIAN'lllN'i:  I'YHtT STRKLK.   P..  C.  IJ-;..       All    work"  ])i-oni|i||y done.  Riverside Avenue, Opposite Post Office.  CITY 1^^=^  BAKERY  MRS. DILSE, Proprietor.  illan Fur & WOOL CO.  ..EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS.  a     200-2j2 First Aye,:Nopjh, Minneapolis, Minn.        e  CSTWrite' for Our�� Circular und See tho Prices Wc Pay."?i-3  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anvnti'.."(--luiiu.',' ii M:o,'<'h iiiid il!'s<Tli'(l"it inny  'li.il"l:l.v ii-'-i'Miiin.  ��� .ipinluii  frcii u-lt.'tlicr nn  111 v-. > 11 f 1.. 11 i-> |lr..l'ul.lv- |.jil.'iiljtlil(-.. <-"liillillitlcii.  : 11. itiM **i 'i iirl 1 >';���"nlhlciil in I. 11 ii mil....nil (In I'iiIciiIh.  ."(-ill   1 ri-f. 1 ij'ttvt  nu'i'MI'V   I'cl1 St'CllllMl-'I'.-iIcmi;..  I'iiI.-iiM  l.'ilii'ii   llir.iiiL'ti   .Mli'iil .*. <'n. I'ccdlv.'  i-fiiiiul thit irr, uii.hiiiii, i.'Miiri.'(!. iii 1 Iii?  \ li.'liKlHcinitlv illii'ill-nU'il wdi'ldv.    Mirk-cnl <-lr.  ciitiilinft nr ,'iiiv N'-iciilllli* I'lliriuilL     'r.'i-niM, y:\ h  V...-U- 1    I ���  iili.nlllX, II.     til.Ill   I.J-Hl!   1I/..IV(||'.'||..|-|1.  IWUNN' I Co.3G,B;p!,i,w:,V' New Yorfd  lli-.-iin'il < 'flicc (;J.ri 1'' i-tL. .Wi*Iiu��:uim. li. i.-.     !  Go T,o the  M0NT.E.  CARLO   RESTAURANT  Oii Ivivorside /\���vi.Mine  Wi'-lli3.mA Robinson, Propvietpi'..  JIlllAI.'.S'  AT    A I.I. ' I'Kll'l.'S.   '  I Shavhig &x Hair Dressing Parlor  KEEPS    CONSTANTLY    ON    HAND-  Fresh Bread nnd Cakes  Fre.-sh Pi-nils every day  J-'ro.s-Ji V'eyeli-iljle.s,  I'^rcsh  R��ji;s  f-'rcsli .Milk and I !ut �����.*;-  t.  N'n.vl. in i irii'iiuil lloli-l  FORT    STKELU,  li.  C.  All Icinds ol: hair work  A. J.-.GREZ,  a.AS]ieeialt.y.  Proprietor  FOR SALE.  An   .\ni:il^;iinal(ir   I'oi-  u-<ii'k-i"iiy   li-..^.-'  niilliiiy (|ii:ii'i;/..    SiU-i;s ovji- 111.) po'i'i^'Mf..  of iiohL.  \y>.Myl(l, wi 111 |i��u'ci'a;k.(i(l(.l'IffS'-  .Miiilc inXt-j-A,ioiifi IVir PiiHciiij.- 'to hkiui; -.  t.'iiii cluiins     ( ii.ii'lm sue!! rn.'ii.i'  lln.;'--si-  Kuyiiiii;  M issinu. ���������'.���  Fiir ���r,iir;ii,.nl:u^ :l|'��|ily Iii  .J. A. II'.AKV-IOV. l''oi-l, Sli  ���lc. B.C f  t&Jje $v0&pzci0r.  HATUllDAY   A1AKC1J  :i.  l!Klu.  3ffONDAY'S NEWS  FROM  THE TRANSVAAL.  President   Steyu   and   Commandant  Botha Urging- Kruger to Sue  I for Peace.  ' London,' Feb. :!().���The war  office publishes tlie following  from General Roberts: ���  ,  Paardeberg-, Feb. i'l.���Parties  of Boers recently arrived from  Natal attacked our outposts in  force again yesterday.  They lost a good  many   killed  zMMl/wouuded,   and   nearly   iDO  f>.i-.iso.uers. including' a command-  anl and tliree field cornets.'   Our  carnalities    are     four     officers  wounded and two   men  missing.  On the -Island il'nd one  officer  and thirteen men were wounded.  The Lorenzo Marque/',  correspondent of the  Times  says   the  feeling iu official circles at   Pre-  foria borders  on  consternation.  '    /Commandant   Botha  and   President   Steyu    are    botli    urging  President   Kruger   to   sue   for  peace.    At BioemfonteinCronjes  position is regarded as hopeless.  The Times publishes  the  following from Colenso dated Saturday:      "Tlie    British ' are, now  within   two  miles   of   being   in  touch with Ladysmith.  but  the  s��round still to b<' covered is the  .Fiardest part and severe fighting  ���  muni be expected.  Paardeberg. Orange Free  , Slate, Feb/i!:-5.��� The British are  gradually closing in upon General Cronje from all sides and making the position more impossible  fJran ever. ' During the course of  last' night British artillery pour-  ��d infscveral rounds.1' A terrible  rain and thunder storm'raged in  idle evening. The British toolc  eighty prisoners as- a result of  ..today's engagement.  A   balloon  ascended and   dis-  ,     covered several new works which  1   'the British guns  shelled  today.  General Cronje is  reported  to  �� .   have good cover from tlie British  artillery; 'lire and  has consider-  ..   able provisions  but   is  running  short of ammunition    -  -The ofourth '��� day', of   General  Cronje's   tine  defence  began - in  startling fashion soon afterdawn.  ,A rattle of rifle tire wakened the  sleeping camp.    Il soon developed that the  Gloucester'and  Es-  sexs  regiments  had   lost,,their  ���way  and  bivouacked, . in  error,  close to the Boer laager .-on   the  north side of the river. The enemy  i'usiladed.   but  the   British, casualties  were   practically   noiie.  General  French   advanced   in  a  far    easterly   direction   near   a  kopje held by Cronje's   men   reinforced by a Ladysmith contingent, at the same  time General  Broadwood's   brigade,    with    a  battery   of    artillery    took    up  1 position     to      the       left     and  rear    of     same      kopje.     , the  ��� front of the hill was thoroughly"  searched by a raking tire.    Sud-  >   denly   the < Boers    bolted    from  wither     side    towards    General  .French, who headed towards the  drift, shelling vigorously. Many  were  killed   by'  shrapnel,   and  about forty'were  captured'.      A  '   .British' doctor   who   visited   the  Jioer line  to  see   the  wounded,  found    the   trenches   along   the  river, full of wounded, and   saw'  many dead.    Tlie position today  Ts practically unchanged.  The Boer prisoners are all depressed .at the present course of  ��Jie war, and they comment bitterly on 'General Cronje's persistence which they call murder.  It is stated' Cronje refuses to  allow Hie women and children in  his laager a safe conduct. -  All efforts made by Boers from  Natal   to   relieve  have ended in  failure.    The   Semlin   Government   Defeated.  . -Victoria, Feb. 28.��� rrhe, Government has been defeated. Mr.  Pre'ntico, of East Lilloot, cut the  thread which held the sword  1 hat he lias kept, suspended over  the Government for some time  in. a division om the redistribution bill on Saturday.    With his  Exhausted    Vitality.  Conic;   tn  Properly used,  to  the   fountain   of  youth.   Electricity, the 20th century treatment,  it ��ives strength and vigor to thc whole bodv.     Tt gives  new   life  WEAK MEN.  My famous appliance, the Dr. Sanden Electric Belt, is a practical home  self-treatment. It generates a great volume of current and pours the electricity into the system while you sleep. Belt i.s worn comfortably around thc  waist at nurht.  ' ���     The New electric suspensory attachment of the Dr.  a practical and scientific device applied directly'over  the  Sanden Electric Belt is  r  prostate gland. ��� spermatic cord' and all muscle's, controlling the .surrounding- parts. Over 7.000 cures  in  1 &{)(.).  Beware   of  all t those   free, trial offers.   ������ This warning may save the reader  from being dishonestly dealt with.     I have just completed my valuable  iliustrat-,   $  ed book, -entitled "Three Classes of Men."     This   electrical   medical   pamphlet  will bo' mailed-to you freC; of charge., sealed in a plain envelop.     Address  DR. F. T. SAWDEN, 474 Main Street, Winnipeg, Man.  '��� _      ��� ' OFFICE HOURS il TO 0.  ' , > i , " ' ' ' ' '  a majority of one, and the  Sem-  lin-Cotton administration received its coup-de-grace.  The crowds  in the gallery shouted and cheered,    the    Opposition    'members  pounded their desks and,, cheered  wildly, and the  beaten  Government members shouted all' manner of questions and   statements  across the  Jloor  of  the  House,'  groups of six or seven speaking  at once.     Pandemonium reigned  supreme. ' Then when the latter  day   Tower  of  Babel   was  in a  measure nearing a calmer  state,  the Premier moved  an  adjournment until   Tuesday  next, when  the   Government  will   make   an  announcement    of   their   in ten-.,  tions,���and'   what    intention    is  left open tp them?   ��� _ -  Thus ended  the  noisiest  and  morst*disgraceful  sitting.of  the  session,,for before the  fatal   de'-  bate began,' there was an uproar  such as was seldom seen'^in, any  such deliberative body.     It was  when   Mr.' Neil,', (Alberni,). called JD. H.'Eberts,  (South   Victor;  ia,) "a liar", that the uproarious  scene came to a focus.  ', The addressed   member   promptly   invited   the  big man from  Alber-  ni ' 'to come  outside and  repeat  it if he dare", and then there was  a wild period.  The row was   the  outcome  of  that, of yesterday  between   the  two   in ember.     Neil  rose   to   a  question of  privilege  immediately after prayers, and cpioling a  report of the proceedings in  reference to his alleged disloyal utterances, said he did   not object  to his private utterances  being  made public if they were not distorted.     He was willing to take  oath that neither directly or  in-  directly had he used the  reiiiark  attributed to him. ' He moreover  had not been a lip-loyal   patriot,  but being practical, had given to  patriotic funds,  and  in   by-gone  years had been a soldier himself.  Concluding, he asked  Eberl.s   to  take his remark back.  Eberts in reply, said:      "Take  nothing back."  the hon. gentleman     was    continuing    in    untruth."     Neil   then   asked   the  Speaker   to   lake   down   those  words.   Eberts continued drowning what the Speaker and a number of other members were  saying.      He reaffirmed  his   statements  that  Neil  had  made the  disloyal   remark  complained   of  "that   the    loss    of "-"Canadians  would lake  some  of  the  heady  patriotism out oftheni:, "Eberts  said lie told him Tie ought  to  be  ashamed of himself. .      :  '   ��� "���You'rea liar," shouted Neil,  half rising.  .   ".'Just.come outside and.���repeat-  that," yelled Eberts, "I dareyon  to'V .' . "A :���'    .  The Speaker then   asked  Mr.  Neil   to   withdraw  the remark.  deference to the official' position  of the Speaker, he would do  so.  Then there was another   uproar,  and  when  able  to  make  themselves       heard,       , Mr.        Neil  asked that Mr.  Eberts be   made  to   withdraw   the  -remark  'that,  ���'he was,continuing in, untruth'".'  Eberts said that he would apologize to the House  with  the  exception   of  Mr.   Neil.,'   Several  other  speakers  then  addressed  the House on the  matter.   Prentice holding that the apology of  Eberts was sufficient,' aud Martin'  calling on the Speaker t'o make a  ruling.    In the  interim' 'several  members of the ,Opposition   had  gathered 'around ��� Mr. :<��� Eberts  deslr'to pacifv him.  , Th'ey'vore  successful i'or he soon- rose   and  asked-leave to withdraw his   remarks.     .Thus the incident clos.-'  ed, and the debate on lhe"redis-  tribution. bill'began which ended  the Government's life.'  ,  After  a  number  of' members  had spoken, Hall moved the previous question a"nd on division the  Government were defeated by a I  straight yote of 10 to IS.   Then a\  wild demonstration ensued.  that made Great Britain victorious in the Crimea, India and  Afghanistan had' passed away  from her.  ��� The circumstances of his hurried departure, when he subordinated the greatest ��� personal  sorrow to the needs,of the country, his feats on the , battlefield  of old. his tremendous personal  magnetism, and his surpassing  kindliness and simplicity, are all  brought into rapid 'review by  means of conversation, or '"the  newspapers before the average  Emrlishinah. 'until1 it' is small  wonder that the hero of, Kandahar has reached that "pinnacle  where his country would deny  him nothing. '',  -'General Kitchener's automatic  way of doing things', and his  hardness of heart have  been so  much paraded before tlio public,  since'he first achieved greatness,  that] he'-has lost-gin uch of his  popularity, and while he possess-  ed the natiou's confidence to an'  almost unequalled extent, it is  undeniable the nation as a whole  would rather the opportunities  fell to'-Bobs" than to his iron-  willed chief of staff.  ,     Labor Trouble Settled.  i- ,      '  i , , ,  The labor trouble in the. Slocan jseems to have been amicably  settled on a basis of $:>.27> a day  to miners, and '������?;���! a day for  muckers and carmen. ��� iThe mine  owners however .reserve the  righte to employ whom.' Uiey  choose, and, to discharge ineu  who are'incompetent. ''    '���  HENTHOt  # D*t"  PIASTER  We guarantee Hut thece  Piaster, will relieye  pain quicker than any  other. Put up only in  25c. tin boxes and $1.00  yard rolls. The latter  allow* you to cut the  PLuter any uze.  Every family  should have<one  ready for an ���raer>  jjency. ��  DAVIt A UWRINCE CO.,  UMITEO.   MMniU  Bewar* of Imitations -  CALGARY FLOUR  MAKES SWEETEST BREAD.  THE PROSPECTOR.  READ.  KIMBERLEY  The ���,  Boers Offering a Reward of  ��30 for |  Canadians Dead or Alive.  . A letter received .from AY  Muision of Kingston says among  other things:  "The people here have a'grand  idea'of us.     They think' that- we  are all cowboys or Indian scouts.  and that we are all crack"  shots.  They   want   us   to  get   in   oue  battle to show the Boers a thing  or two.      The   l3oers  think"   the  same.    They say they could beat  the  British    if    the    Canadians  would not interfere.     They   are  offering t'40 in gold  for  special  service regiments to anyone who  enlists with them, and  also   t"J0  for one  of our  heads,   dead   or  alive.  The writer of the above was  among the killed in Ihe recent  engagements at Modder river.  1 iBiggest.Silver-lead Camp In the World  AND IT IS ONLY1 BEG INNING  200,000 TONS OF ORE IN SIGHT  Tin.: lOmphjitio Statement Hint the I).  A- L. .Mi.'iitliol I'laMer is doin^ :i yroal  deal Ki alleviate neuralgia and i-hcu-  matisin i.-. bused upon facts. The I"). i>L  L. J'hotel- nover fiiil.s io mhhIh: and  (jiiickly cure. Mamilaettu-cd by thc  Davis .V: Lawrence ("o., Ltd.  Within   Three   Miles  200 Mining Claims.  Within   Four   Miles  Shipments of Ore,  Already Commenced  vote the, Opposition  were given j and   that  member  said   that  in  Little "Bobs".  A i London dispatch says:  "There is to be r, something of a  season after all, and ������Little  Bobs" i.s the hero of the hour,  even af this stage of the war,  which cannot be considered more  than initial, from a British point  of view,    lie will be given every  ��� .'���'...��� i  honor; if publicpride and gratitude become operative. Amid  many surroundings, he stands  put from the grini happenings in  South Africa, clothed in a ha!o  of victory. " Loudly he is hailed  as giving a living lie to those  who said   the  pluck  and   brains  Now is the time  TO   BUY   LOTS  Prom   $125   to   $400  An advance in price will be made soon  Apply������������ia>7 ':.���.-.- ���'"* !  A.WALUNGER,  Fort Steele, B.C.  1"  **>.  ft  ,1,  1 .  'i  i  ^i. -'  - V  .'��SI THE PK0SPEC1 JR. FORT-STEELE, B. C,MARCH:?,; :1'&00 •
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A .Subscriptions. ',,,..'. ,':.:','.,','-.''• • ::*>'"' '>">• yeut.i
A   idverdxins; i-u.es madeloio'.vi..on :ifip;ii-iii'.ii.ni.
.,,C.-)niriV.utiOi)s;n-tAso!i(-it(-iJfKirn aUpjirtsof ilii'
A .iist riot'.'but-all ■mutter. .IritiMi'.U'd ror pblSliefi tion
'  ■ Aau'st have tlu-Avriter's siKH'-nuro.,,-       '.'■■'
knows anything, more 'about' it
fnairthe next-'-Nvho"knows nothing.' '
: The, persons mentioned . 'will
not utter a word, and' tlie dini,;
culty".of"arriving ■ at' anything
1 iIce a definite view of,tlie proba-
'bil j ties" is'greats, •■•■. ,;.'■ Ayy, ':
.ft- is generally 'iindei'stood/rhat
with the consent of the OppQSi-
tion -the .defeated ■yOdvernment
will 'continue business' ony,.the
pri vate bills ne,xtAweek.' • A ■
;yictpr^^ Feb.Ai?.pThe  Qp\A^
erninijut, h'sfSy'.'befih  dismissed  V>5'
thV"Lieritenant'At;ovei'ii(,)iA ,A .A   y
'." Victoria,   .Fe\X '''.'' 27.yA&o\onh\,
Baltei', aunovincesAtlia'lAlHi wi.ir,i'<ASj
Headauarfers   for   Miniiig   and   Commercial   Men
r
(p'THIS; PAPER ^^,r*^:1 tiroAfrom. political li& aftei'Atlw
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with'iibrsesAandAriiiesAfurm
if Aflfe; Can a'cli air gover niiien tA\vi) 1
!aeCeptytlteir.ser'vices^:^ExAA;:T«
How. the Goyernmetit Were Defeated.
■A-f'VictoriaA .EebAAAitfeThe^. :ac-
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A defoiU'was brought 'to the Qov-
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■ ''Kidd aiid .loeA'Klartin, whereby
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.... distributio'ii" l^ill 'untij- it;gut  into
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a ; ceedpd thusAr'iir '.the 'iavo ,.Govern^
■'. ynient ■ Tiieinbci'sA promised,:,'tiiat
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77 urent 'wentyytp _:th;p Vcpu.iit-ry.y ■ Mar:
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, ,culed thaityit was the "time for the
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a coming' lea&r.   . The ..i,t.a.tcineii-t;"''A
made,in many of 'the'.'clubs is that
he' is to be called,   ujidn;, to'■ form
'ail■.adiiiihis.t.r'ation finds many bu-
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,9    \'vit.h .■Xuiei'ii.'an, HistQi'iesof (lie war
'.    puljlisijednow. ' as the way,is only;
cohinieilt-ed;'■.-' Handle1 (.mi',t\vb-vi.il-'.:
v »iim'e < 'untidisin 'lintnnl'iu.-tni'i.'d  work.
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gar- Di'w'diii'y. the-late Liov'-riioi-.
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oi the leader op-1 h'<-""< n.|>. .sii ion. i'n'K i.-ixs> nTT.. •• ); i.isi 11 .v.;. < wiimny
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RESTAURMT ;OPEN   DAY   AND   NIGHT.
THe
FERNIE, B. C,     OL;d. TOW??:::
Willi, I loin.>'k.'ii >'!: '!'if; i-Aa.i.
por ihe 'pj'.'Si'i!;.  !.hiii(i'i'h. 'ii.'iy
i'li'tiui'iiy. trai-i-i;'t.soii' Go.. Ltd.
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1-i. W. DREW,-
Proprietor.
Fort 'Steele;
SPLENDID ACCOMMODATIONS     ,,; A,,:    Y
• Sample Rooms for Commercial Men
."'■   •.   ANo Traveller Should'Pass the Door:.
Tho frail ruiis \yithin ton I'oet oP tin; house.    i.Cood
I'.arn aiid plenty of ha,y and,graiii.'    If yon patronize i:li(»y
WaTdorf you' will never regret it. , ''     A,
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Proprietory jklZX."' i?Ayi^;A,rY'X  %iyA6AMv0ii  THE PROSPECTOR. FOKT STEELE. B. O..AMAECH  100'  ��� %vy  ��%e ^t0^p^K��0ix f  SATUK.DAY   MAKI.'H M. liMl.  TUESDAY'S WAR NEWS.  Cronje     Has   A Surrendered.- -Heavy  '' ���) ,'Piglitingr AroundXadysriiitb.-���The  ;���"���' Dublin      Fusileers '"   Distinguish:  ,-, , :���'":, Themselves.  '"  ���'������������', ',;''���' ,:.<A ,/���'  A'   London.! Eeb.y ^7.~-The   ,\yar  ' office has' received the following  dispatch from Lord Roberts.: ���'��� '  A /Paardeberg,; Feb: A 27;-r-Gener-:  af Cronje. arid  all  of  his  fbrce  capitulated Ay unconditionally y ���'. 'at  Aday break,-' and is how a "prisoner  iii my,bahip;;" The7:strength'  of  ��� t heyf o rce [wi 11 Abe com in im icated  .' later,. -Al hope" . that ."f he.,;G ovcriiV will Abe gratef ally'acknowledged  '���.;, .merit wji 11 consicl or .the' even t, sat ���  isl'actory, com ingAis ,ifr'-ddes' oh!  :..'..the anniversary, of the ybattle Aof,  International Society with branches or committees in every civilized, country, 'each branch or  committee being-independent, of  that of other .countries; :though  working for the common good of  humanity under the.authority of  the Gerieya Con ventiori. , Urider  Article1'VIJIoi this - Convention  it is made illegal foi-)colbnieSAto'  form iridependentsocieties. They  hi nst be branches of the National  Society'bf tlie.'Mo1;her ACoiintry^  "'������������Subscriptions-should be sent;  to theATi-easureri <'ANafiorial;yRed;  Gross's Fund, ��� 00 ACollegeA Sti;eet;:  Toronto; coritrolledbyythe Cieri-  li-al Red" (3i'pssA Committee' 'arid  The Wm. Hamilton  ���'   >�� '���'   ��� '     r '     ' ,-       ' " ' '' ���   '   ', ' '' .:.'.'.  Manufa  (UMmZY).),  Oil Satui'day'Gcn-;  'animal  to'day^i  'I'or  "riot;  -, M'ajubiii Hi  A;e%Biin^^  .po^itioiiN oii/'th'e-'.roi'icV .'jto' -Ltulyi-;! ���suite.r.iqi-u.  ��� smith, "'.and.' hard.".;, iightiiig, Aludy  ;���'" been yi ii progress, a" Hi a ao'nyA is,  ��� ������".. iii" th red. wi ngs' acl va ncing. stead-  "A;]ly.A:'t'dwarcl.s'V?'^ ....... ,   ,.  :   Boor VeneraKatA^  ^Kru^ei.:;Ai niessagevflnA his- 'e6iw;,'i uM'JnynWiiyoi. ;th<^Society js  AmaiKlAwas'brolven"up,^  A'edd3y%t;;4iieY^^  ���V coiinrictidT^  Not; ��;orAa; Day But ASfix All Time.  '"���'Thez' nioiito '���i(5fy;ihe'^Eq,u'Ual:)le'  Aiie 'Assurance  Spei<!ty vjf Atho  Stiiie&AAyshozf.  ii:p|jdars!V: i'n  issue has always- been, y  a clav'but for:all 'time.'",|:.AAaa      .  A Colossal';��� as yis  theAsuiir of as-  siiraiVceAin' force:A:i,ri; this ;gi:eat  >**���*-   . ",'''* c' .    ' !"'.-.������-''-   '-���a  Mayie-'City, B. -".C.���''>;.-'"' ;;;������,." "       ".';.'����'���  S:AaA  ��9  Peteriboraugh^; Ontario,       Canada  NOTICE;  ur'riiK c.ii'K'i'V  OIJKT I.)I'| KDil'I'K.VAy III3I.I.KN  ���'������:<.���"'-'..'"'���',' -'A.r'r'AT r.lici-'STHEi.i-^ : ,-> :".","������  '. NoUcc is li(!'i;i'l).v ��iv.:ii;tli:it, on llic I-Hh ''dayy  '.if I'-i.-bi-uai-.v, liiii" li..'tt-iis'i)'ril'i'i'tM.Mi.v'.i. A. rforiii.  Kmi., .lutly'o of Lln- 'si'i Ui 'Court:".-thiiL .Iliiiiii's.t'wi--  j(iisoii.Ai*iiisi.mii|Jr',' ui'llcjiil Aiiiniiiislratoi-of the'  C.im'it.v iii.'.Korfli.HfHy.' iiA,. A.iinliil^l.viiWi', Ofyull;  iiiiil siiiyuliii- tlie. uMOils.i-iiiit.iijls.iiiHl' iTi'ilit "of,  ���Aiiilrew-liV; wigoii'.oi AViilliiii. (trim: in Uic Suite  <|fAMIniu-s'ita, .V]iii��/r. ilcei.'iisoii. fhti'siiituJ'���',_, A.'.���.������.  .t,,:",Kvery jii.-i-Miin tiuldli'tvil.tu ili'i sii;itil(,.'iM;ii-.(,-il  s'i''(''i|'uli-iiii--l.(i iiiiil;i;:ii;iy!Mi;nl. I'oriliw'iLli   to lh��  ,Mii(ici>i'i;jij't.'<i.������/.'���''���������-Ir ',.'���'���'.������.�����>':���.?!'..'���'��� ��� '.)'������''-"'A.:*''A'A.���.'  ��� - livi.'i-y ci'i'iiiioi- iii- oilii'1'iii.-rsoii:, liuyiiij.' uiiy  da lm upon, or iii.l'iii'iwt;'.'lii.!:'iiiij ilisu-iliiilioii bt:  liii; iiursonn! i.-suil(> iir.i.hii,lx*>iil.'"(li'ifciiso.il/ls �����!-  iiiiii'<Ai u-i'iiiin iiii.-i-y liiiys'Ofaiiis eAieXui k^ny  'iiyH'ttl'stei'Oil liiiu^iy iiililrusseil  to .ihe  uri'ilyi--'  :^l��:m;il,: niK;btiulvA:vn:l'-:iuJ<Ii-^s>:. :iti<t tlifc.fMl 1A]j:ii-^-  toiiliirs'���i'ii' iiisj'liflin'"ojAfiiU'rost.;-: iiiiil,:iAsiiiU5-y  .iiij.'ii1,;.ol  his^ici-oiiytAiiml :.A|,1]V-A ."!.'Lvi.i'it;;vf'. 111.;:  7C��A/iipe(ilii-of Iin:iiv(ireirieijts.  notice:  ��,  Ure*mi^vm\iXXOnex;:yx7^  ���""'"':'"     "'"' yTA^A^i^Ayfj^AJySurplus   tthatArmables^the^sPciqt^i'and  ayiehik ttofclai iriA:::thisAtbf.b'e:.ftlie'  Ai:-(A::Eoiid(rivyAFobVyi:(.   :;;l.;:stori.C.hul'chilly:.iiiA:a'y.dis]ra  y'5':the AMprnii%:APostAfr^  ;4,'J3ainp^Adate^  vA-Trie''ldeitftliat::liheABoers  Strongest:Life 'Tnsurauce!;;Cpm.-:  ;pany3n!existince..ATIn  i'eat "bulwarlcl.tl'iat,;: the  sDfiirlty'flf iiiiyl litlii:,liy liirii.  V,'.''''.Afl'oiAiii��!��-vi>'ty  .Llii; AUtiiini>iti-iii..>tv\Vii 1 tA yi-oi.-1-VMl .syiill' 'tliit ��� ni.^y1;  11-iljiiVioiJ oi'tlii^pslii^t'o.:!]ii%'in^''rO!_';iil-'.l  tQ,"'Lliosu  "elaiuis.AoiilyA of- \vli\i-h'Ali<;/jJ:'shal] ..liuvo.:.liiu(  illlfiulj. ' "   ���', :\  ��:fr;7 AV.A   ,',���..' ...,,������;/.;.;.,,. ',.,;,,"���',.'.��� .':.������.',,���,���. ,   ... .,....,   '���'''ioeiu'iiiis-wtira^  ;.���-.������.-. ..'(,.���',.;./ A "'"A ���yX.AA'yry-.. j A"! Tlnlciil tliis ITllnliiy of l.-eliruiuy.liKIO,  ���"���'���'������"���' '���"-'-'       "  ���  \\AiiAcross' ' '  BIG:   CHIEF,   ; LITTLE 'CHIEF;    EUREKA,  ..',. .GENEVA'A.yD<  MELT.djJ 'FRACTIONAL A  ���X A X'\y    MINERAL :CLAIMS'.���'..A'.. ���''A;;:A  A. A;SHiiiiieil,in llie; I'-ort'Slec-li* Mi'iiiii;.' flhisiou  <if,Si)urii lOiist'lto/itiJnit}' lJi,strit-i.'(A";,,'���":, ,:",,  AAAVlK-ivlouimul:': iliifA'liii-f.ifiii lIucltlciieiTy  Iliir.-iiljuiiiiii!.' ihi' Kiirelisi MitieVal C'liiiiii.',  >     l.i,ulc;.Qlilor; siiljniii'i.M^ tliiV 'f^i:iioviiA;Aliiiei;:il  f'iiiiin...- ,n;.'A'v''A'-'''.:, .A' ;''AA     ;A; a;,:.!-.,AA-'''.-.-'���/  ���:,'. yKiiri-ldiVpn i-!iiokli.'lii.'i'i',v flillnfore^iiiil. '.���'.,.���:,'  ;���'-   ,, liwiuvii, ';.ail,i.ii.iii��A'-A,i'|u,' . l':ui-i.l;ii,A.Min(ii-al,  ciiiliiiiA'y,.,., AA...A:v.:,A.:-'::''AA'',,Ar:1 A-aA'aa' i'AA  .,',,   .M'i.;!iuii   Krai:ilbiiiil ''ailjpinitij.'- thi:- Kurelni,'  Vilinrra! Claim. AyA, AA' ���''.-,. ,',A '':.."'    XA,A.  , A ,'i',ii;cHotici; tlini.'I. \Viii.iai)i'Kb.liii-ii;l;  Koss  iioj i iiirii < ij (.ri.rit for tlu>' f 1 iiki iiic:.^ f 5 ri ylsli (.'nlin:i-  bla,yl;:x]iIoi-iii.i(;ii ASyirlisati;.:., IJimlt'ii.i,A.ir'rci;;  MiiKT'k A'Ciii'tiiieatijA xi>ii: AllA,.11i'',��^*'ii|.<:"i'l:  jsixj-yrl-ayKl'i-oiiitlit lilt te lii-rcbfyto li'iuJly iotiiu.  ���AfijilitLf i;oc-''i?fl':i,;:f<r,IA''Ai:'rJ<*,'t:illcic(6;of AriiljriroVO^'  iii'.'ius, "fin-������.���tJiii".jnirpcisu'l.pf .oli'tiif'iiliiKViiyO'i'dwii  :Grii!it.fiMyt!ieli'6fyli(;:at)dyu iilaiiiisyAAA Av:A  V. y Aiii^ fut-llii;i'-t;Uc��:HpLk-eri)iatf;iicU  section .'>T. iiiust,.lib e0iriinCiu;C''ii.lji':i'6i'e,ili..-(ssu-;  ^   Is a laige and A'ttractiye" Hotel of Cjuief eieganct;- in all its   ^S  Sr;,.     .. appointriien'tsAwitli a cusirie of Superior excellence y>   a ^  ��~:' A 'Strictly A,First-Ciass   in   ail ��� its   Appointrrients , I   ^ '���;  ^���y.iVtcMahoii'''Bro's. Proprietors/viS,:  My  A:y-: ���  '!���'#������':  :A'.;.A  iy  '<'a'.'. !'  'X:"  ���i"j.  ''-.:��������� . '  W-  xA  ���rr-   .,;-���  y-y-mr  ,KjjA  '<���.: "i : tf .y.  X'-'XA  yA.:says       __     n, ^ _ ,.,....���..���  Aiare, raising.a the -siege A,of,iy:LadyV|^.yih;e,^ ^ ^   '���': Ism tiiBEiyrem Hare. ���" 7 Tire 7 ad? spfei ei';fdtas a erected: to,:. pTOtg^t  :A^ageisa)einipuV  "A'"A>>f: iv ,mps1;Astubborii Aoppositioiri  ��� ;Mr;;i Gh tire Iii 11,Milieu Ajiroceeds :;;tb.  A'y'desfcribeyjieayy figyhtiriioya^yyFj^i-;  Ayday,Ai h;ywhj^^  ^ app"r^aciyedvA\'itbiiiA500  ;A:tlie:suitinii,t:;(>f it rpcilcyABoer.posiA  ASti dilViy ������& jid-7Atri^enAc.liarged;yii:r,''the  ^'faco/ofyayliailiJofAmilliitsAyA  ;AAA'Eoiid;wi,||ebA^  ���^liaS^heAAfpirjiiiwirigAAM  fr&A  M77B  feAA  X:  '  I  :A;'Anrili'i tzberg,'w^d^ted  -^f'2S ::^;i^'-^-:^'"^ -'^^^^^i^^^-i^^^:-.^-'^.^ ^;'-��^:!-  :'';^Vvi*;A-^lTf!ti^i' J^-i-i^J-iiiv^'Ai?- ��.^. il^<?i'S ^%?* Y.��--��  Awagmri A'distiiigui'sed  :yAby^\'blurifeeririgA:t&  I'Atiers: 'KlPofJ:;whi;chy'tlfqy,;4i^'A:Tylji.Sy  iSgallaSt Abatullipri^^  vUiiie^ampaign|Sp0i^  ii;Afday|yO!e��'SaidAf^?ym  '^adi3?prily:;b(iyw  A|if^':brigi,rial;^nembpr^  ��� ';:fiJi';X7;y 5Vednesda.y' s ������ WarA News A-A AyA A  AAyALoridori.yi^  ; A;JU;pmAGape"Tpwffid  ��:sayS';tlmtf:'^rbnjeA!l^  y^tenijiifedvto^es'capew^  A':pfABbersA"l3nfc';'was, .driven Aback.:  AAThl s;.yr as ��� ey i d'^ri ti^  A':;befpr.ti,''''suri'��ndWriiiyg^^  a;X. BulleiA'is'Ahieeting ��� with rstiibl^  A.bbru resistance/pn:'liis. :|idyance  'ytbALadysriiith^AAyhichA^b^  ^earnest A ^bn;AA^e(Ihpsd.ayA,;A yHis  Albsses are'!heavy but'IieA.is y'holdy;  a ing' his bwnA'.'.' Giarieral ^vVhite at  yyLadysmithy'is  ribt:;ypltering.ya;riy  A he 1 ]if arid ,his Aqnietiiesis;:'is' ;.caus-  Alrig'much comment: y, ax. a A ���>>��� > ,��A  '- a Ai\: ���;'cl.iSptifclTA" f i'pi;n: AIAjttcl ys ni i tliy  ;-'- siririoiriiced'lthe' (iff ectiveyvvbrkAof  ^AWniife''sHy-ppunders.ym:y^  .'���V;i''ugAatsinali;\)a:rti,y^  ;:. eral^BrayiuAtj'sy^hbi'S^        pccu:.  'a pied'A JaniestpwiivA: riprtheast '��� oi  AyDlodericht. a��� AA,!A.,a,   ".'.yyyAy-- ���  .;^A'Loiidbii.y������'.'. Feb.'. :y."it;,���London  Awas .y PnfirelyA ���.sa.tistied. y. ,'yvi'th  ������'���'VBob'sVA n'i'bih.pclA' of 'celebrating  'Majiiba Day,' whatevbr might be.  . the criticisiiy, (if  Her.AA'I'ajesfy's  ' government A ': Tlie perforniancp  ^was timed with:'precision, i'or Sir  Col lie wits' attacked a,t;night, and  coiii].oiled to surrender   the' foi.-.'  A lowing morning, and Lord   Roberts lias followed .the  precedent  ybf the iirst Majuba HilI day,'with  painstaking care.; and  has;only  .insisted upon reversing it. '  ������"     Red' Cross Society of Canada.   .  .  ���The Canadian,  branch ,ofAfhe  Red Cross Society,^organized' in'  18(.I7, is in'the-proud -position" of  'having  been .ready . for -active  'work'when .'������'���the ��� ciii'lT caine   to  Canada fo  assist, iip supporting  the enemy .in South Africa." and.  it was fhi.! nrst-'to solicit,suinscriptions, lrom the jjepple. ;'nid today  it.is tlie only officially  accopted.  olfiaiiiiiM   of' cominunic-.'i,1;ion. for  yoliiiifn.i'y aid iit tin; scat of war..  The Red 'Gross  Society   is  an  disaster?ih:-the distancej;:.theAinaii-.  'agbhieirfjii believes'; aboye^? e^i'y:A  .���.���'tliiugy.eisg.:'riit':,^  th ata add.sA; streiigtfe-i^iii^bilij^  arid .p^i'irianeiicy ::i:A Th"i s 7 J utp;l us  ^furuisiiesytjhV^  sai'etyfeAnbt >prilyAytb:yHte;'present  :ixiitAtpQlf.fu'tui'^  ;it:MSA:ript,|bni^:theAte  gnardsvandAprb'tb&ts'At  "est s.fof: i.iJ.1 '���: th Pse aw ho yh aye ^'deal.7  irigs;A\vj thithei sbcie.t^,y::biafci s.:;al so,  tlieyfiiridSfipri%;:whicH^  ���ttwiiffil&Tf::^^  ;yfeTIie:AEauitable  asCyth 5 Reading yyTjlfpslnSui-iuicei  Spcipty/ln '^i^^^r^d^^;i||^  ypeci if 11 yAyrio ted':yf br-A^ t|J;i P ^gm pt/  ;payihpit{:ofJdeiitlr folaimSAfy^hiblij  'fi^e^piddAShnmed^  !cei.pt:^fv;p,rgpfs;'pt  itv-,>iv^fv^.The'J...TayA'BrW  ?:':.;..;ri'l'i'e.-ygi:6ai{v::br|  ;,Ta;y:.;aJ.;yI)undee,'::Bcptlarid,t 'was-  au thdi'-i zed Tbyy] an; act 7ul; Par li a;  riieiif.vin .'1870; '��� AWPrln\yas begun  iri'jLiue I87IA .A;it;; was; much '.'in--;  ;iui'ed-by ,ir"gaIeMiiAl877iA butAwiis.  pushed'1 forward and declared A t��  be completed'Augusi[3Qth,AlS7i7;  it:waSytried: on y ,Septeriibery2x,���.���  and opened'for:business May 81 ^  "1878.MAAA TnAyA'lts^r bpnstruction  twerity, lives wei-e vlpst,:y;and' it,  bbst"ii.^0,d00:, a; It .jvas^ .10,G12  feet'lbiig, .and ;'ha,d; bightyrfiye  spaiis! some;of Asdiichwere'ninety  feet:tiibove,l(')\\A:tide.;AA.boufy7vl.5.  p.,uii.,:y.orir^epember:28, ,L879,Iess;  fhtiri;se\re,uiieeri,.tuonths7:lifter it  was lii-styopeuedfoi- traffic, while  iiiANprthyBritisham  crossing iny.tii<2; iptclsli oi;,'n.": Hcrce  j!jaJejA;;th;e'::As^  leaving a."Igiip'S.pOO,feet wide.  The'" ii'rain plunged' into the s'urg-  iiig sea aiid .not .one. of the ;ill:  fatpd.pa-sserigei.'s bscaped. ,rPhere  were'fi'oni,seventy-five to..ninety  persons on benard: exiibtly how  many ,. was",���i,ibver ascei-.tiiined.  Fp r ty - s i x., bod i es were reco yd rod  up'to April,:!7, 188(1. .After the  ol'liciitl inquiry it .Wits de'blared  that the bridge liiidAbeeii badly  planned, bad ly "'constructed and  badly liiaintainecL A The present  bridge,'planned iind constructed  with great care, soon, took the  place of the old one..  ; ^Al>iitu<I :iuJ^orl;.'  riiiii;y.Ai!MW.:A:;'AA.:,'':';';'A:;;,;;| A;A'^AA;;;A,-,,it  A , .1A SI .12S' .'F eKGlJS0N*A KSfSTflb^b  ���S-llA:  ���.fbiiU'Ii'i'l':vV>'Jiiiiiit'<'t,!'i'it'^i'i!..'  ". -^AtJiicldei i'; cl ill 1 At) f te ii"' i Wcai is'-Asu dtlqi y  iiliV(^s.:\;:'ly>!iiii;-K:ilier iXijAl'..tbajs',.irtyTi'e.C'il.-i  .fe'dA-'tC)'/ V>'ar(l ;i'iA::Qif ArAJytjiileqtutli^d:;: I'OiA  t;J.:iti;i'l>s itricl.yt]i;tri;litoiA.;J'iVy(jWAsiylJ4t!iA  .tiiies?,:th;p^  Piji'ry Da v inyXyiiy;;lijiil 'iipcA^��AA',:-;A- 'A.  CJigafs  tnfl .Ci^trettes. A'a ;-J^Ad'.^  "Gar'('is.;''ArAA:' 'y7X;A.A:..y Aay7::-AryAy;.jy%.yxy.y^.::yyyjyy  %  READ.  THE.PROSPECTOR:  m&  DAISYAIR RIFLE  ,*M'e'gIvo\thfs sjileiulid^  ,'IUlle I'orselUitgoiilytwqA  '; (li)Ziiu parWages ol'S��*eet'.'  VlV:ii.J3��iwls'at lOvcents .        .......  '-- cacli. ,,K-ioU largo i)li<:kntfe.contaiii3V*  Cfimostfrjiffant vnrlPt!cs;i'All colors^' This Klflc is o/f.hc beat. iiiiikuauU latest, inodcl/wcll finished7  nickel pluicJ, i:at'i;ruIly,rtIi;lat:U,��mi loHled bid'oru It.-itvinj; tlmfiicfcory.-Jt is j list tlio. tiling for; ���   ^,  t:irve!;Jiiract.(>iM!oriV)rsli"i'tInsciiis,']^ts\i#i)arr6w.s/iHd; wc;.  'muhI jievils.i;Sell thuiiu'rotiiriiiiiuimy aud \v'u I'urwai'd ytiurlMJIoallc-liai-gws paid.:' The sextou lOr.aclllnffKcfdH:;  i�� jdiorLso order al oacc..'. Our Sweet i'cajjaciou:ca'Bcll thcUJiclved. ;l'i-otuiuju Kui'i*ly Co,', liox;-. P: Q p Xorouto. ���  i'cajjaciau:ca'BcIl tliciziielved. ;i'i-otuiuju Kui'i*ly Co,', liiix;-. c' c o 'l'<  '���'������������"x A'���"���-"' iirE '-!--x7:7'X;y7:2K7'L ';f&2.C.-....V:';. ::,A.A^.:"���' .:���&,*.  ���>m-  &w  MURRAY & C  i|OrfiNii)'l  :asS;  ASendft^ameAand  A^AddressfeforAAA'^  l|f ||i^Qidii|i|S|ii|l|||':  ^ A'NewnessW^  yyrAM.uri-jtyA Silks!:'ancl'y.rp.r��issStulTsiire.il istiiaft.lv Sxc1iim,v6; '(ii.lVev'o'ni.A.to''-  ���,'Aiuiyi'hin^,'';ybii   oviiiv,:see. yunlii^A0'V l'OiirseA;x6iiAKii]j])eny tirbc^ ii, Loiidcih.'piC  ��� A;lJaris. Oiil-cif-town (���ustpniei'sliiivc tlio'.'onjioirtunitly.'of oxum.inins' these lovely,  .lliinji-s in.��ihiVplc by 'Wiatiny'uii.r'Miiil 'O']��<ier';.lpo'j)^  looks it fteryoiiiy.nei/ch ^entl your patternalar^'e'eiiinigli'JtbA'iverii correpti-iilya  ;'���'. of..style'-iui'd cjuality. ''::-'Xo;t;harii'ti,ii.S:i'riiitlld;f6>''e.itlior  'A:.'.' ..interested A'wr|l;e at otico. a, '-.'���} ; .'A:   A A AAA "A Ay .:7y. A .'.A ���"���'���'.���! -���-'li) ������' ;;A'Ai ���',,.;. yA;'"  A ;.��� A'A'ddress iJVlail AOi'dei  a.;"'"  w.  ��� Dejnirtinen.tA ���������  MURRAY    &  J<iiiy''.Street''Eiiijt,A:10 to :;](!��� Colbbi-iVcA'Street'.;  ciutet,'"ri.rne, o  ;aa":aA;aAa;Wc ifeep:^  A'a''Aitmdn^iAvvhich ;/arb^  "^:0;-!Geh'eriiI';'Al:i7hm  ^xxty  A^Ay^Have you  ^anlcee's'prAvvWills^iwyyG^  :^tfA;AAAvAA^8:AGa  A����y-'Mxy^^^  ... ���ru-UA-yfc.y-yi-AX:;':.':  ,,'.,.   I"1.',  ,.-...;.. ���,.,.:.  c.^.',.'���  c m  :;||Ou,r^yBilliardAaKd:; Poq^  ALoftlod'sVoveifand seeA>y  for&jaiidA j) 1 edsurdAis AQii ry ai m';  yup;AtdAclat:ei  "' '''y-P'l>:''���'' ;���':'-'!'   :  ' '���'' ....>-'7iAc  A^'oniA:  AasaS|ci|iSl|l*  v;V^,cOF.aTHE''1/W^  ''Outstanding  1.. . O' -       ��� '-. i: ���'���' .'?  Assurance Decern-'  i.S99yA'.A;.:,AA'.;.;;AA;:;.:,;;.  ,;;    A; Life and Death "Fight-  : .'Mji-. ,AV.;- nines- ol' Ahtiii'l'iestiir. la.'  writing of lii.s.-'.iriirai.uilbiis escajie .front  death. Sttys: "lOxiiosure al't'ef.measles  .indueed serious Luiij;- trpiiliiu. whieli ended in (Aonsiiinpt'ioii.' ��� I liad frequent,  lieindriiuw'esand eoug-h'ed iiig.litAtnd day  All li'i.v doclors said that I. Anus^l, soon  (li.;. 'Pheu I iic.ti'au. to use.Dr. Kind's  Xe.w Discovery for < 'onsunipt.ion. wliii-li  eoiiijili'lely .'uredint.'. I would Ain.it;-��� lie  without it i'V.'ii if it, cost $").<)() j|A li'ntUe.  Ilu nd reds liayi; used if on my reco inn u.-n-  (latioii and all sa,y it myver fails to cure  'Phroal, Chest ;nii'l ��� I_1111*"JT frotlliles."  'i.'ria.l liol.tics free at Iii.- rioiic.ei- llcnsi-  Store. ,  ;���;.' l-)l"r:3  Assurance appliecl for in   1899."..-.;  s l��xamined:'aiid declined,.''. ...'.' ���'���>  New As^iirancd Lsstied.".'.,'.. ���..... . .  ��� Incoiiie". -A.":'-. . . ,-.������.' ... ...: .'/; . '._.".;.  Assets December'3i.   1 899,.;. A. .  Assurance JAind. ' ;G   ,    ���   '.  ($2 16/384.975;00) A'' and  ; ally  .    , otlieriiabilities,^?;^. 834": 03)'  ' Surplus. . 1 . . ....'... : ... . ���. . ; ���������;.;.'  -Paid' Policy! 1 olde  ;rs mi 899:  JAMES. W. ALEXANDER,, President! :  JAMES H. HYDEAVice-Presideiit.' ,  AlLENBERG & VEDDER. Managers.  '��� 1.      202 Triulo'rs Block,  SPOKANE  :$f ,054, 4 I 6J422.QO  "'���  ^37'356. 616.00  '':'���';'���".''��� 34.- 054' 77*-06  ,;."; ^203.^561; 83q:,.Oo"  .': "���' 53-878, 20Q.:86  a A 280^491, 286.80  / TJ1I-: l'IJO.SI>l-]L,rJ  JR. KOJ1T STKKLE. R. C. .UAHCH :J. IWim  <��JtC JU'a^V^JCtOir,  .-.rj-niiuv. M.\ia .i .'. i'ioii.  contingent at ottawa.  Captain Parker Writes  An  Interest-  ins .Letter.    Quartered in the  Cattle Sheds.  A letter received from Captain  Parker say.*, lie arrived at Ottawa with the'fir.-d detachment on  the 1,'ith in.-t.. and that he is in  charge of 1'ni men and six offi-  cer>. The detachment had a  tremendous reception al! along  , the line, and at Winnipeg were  tendered a banquet. The men  a:v quartered in the exhibition  building,   occupying   the   cattle  '  .-.heels, which have been iitted up  for the 7>urpose. lighted by electricity, and otherwise made comfortable. , The sheds are labelled I  with the names of various breeds,  of cattle, such a.*. Durhams, Dev- j  c ons.    Hereford.-?.    Short   Horns. j  Holsteins. etc, which cau.se.**  uoj  end of chaff and amusement.  "    The Captain says   with   drills,  issuing   clothing,    etc..  ���he    is  pretty well occupied.   , The  officers are-a arood  lot  of fellow*,'  aiid  the  majority  of  them   are  Englishmen.    The people of Ot-  ���I   liie   ieadlliti     JeaillJ <���*���.    pollJleit  mil  in   gi-oluufV,   whli'li   Will    lielji  the prospector and miner to  Iind  the place where mineral deposit*.  iua\  be located.     There   is   vast  quantities- oi useful and \aluable  mineral.-, in this Province, which  are     .-.o    profusely    distributed  above   the   water   levels  of    the  valleys, that there is very- little  prospect of any extensive operations below that'level i'or a number of years, tit   least   sO' far  as  the general   production   is   concerned, for the mineral resources  of South  East   Kootenay, _(The  Fort Steele district), are so vast,  and the means of   reduction   and  transportation so limited, that a  number of years must'elapse before the necessity  of  deep   milling occurs.    But   we   trust   that,  in the near future, when we have  reduction works, , and   increased  facilities for transportation, or, a  home market for the ores of  the  district, we,  shall   see   the ^Fort  Steele Mining   Division,   of   the  Province   bf   British   Columbia,  take a most prominent   place   in  the   mining   industries    ot    ihe  world.  The  Rambler.  Port    Steele  Brewing    Go,  FORT STEELE,  B.  C  MANUFACTURERS  and  UKBWEKS OF, EXTRA FINE  BEER    f��    PORTER  SOLD    BY 'THE    BARRRL,    KEG    OR     BOTTLED  Bottled beer foi; family use a specialty  OUTSIDE ORDEKS (,'IVEX STULCT * PROMPT ATTENTION  1 N. HANSON. |  = General iVlercHairit AND :2  ~ l^ictwor* Dealer*. =2  S^     Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber.'     A large assort-    ^S  S~: ment of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always 22  S^, .     on hand. ZS  ��=    ���       DIMENSION     LUMBER      A '   .SPECIALTY. :=��  |      WflSfl. - - - BG.      I  ^tuiutuutuutuuiuiuuuutusuuuufuiuuuiuuiuiuauiu^  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED *���  ���P. O. BOX 812  ELEPHONE ''NO. I  Il is painful   to   see,, a   prettv:  .   ,. ' I  tawa are most   enthusiastic,  and j girl crossing the   muddy  streets,  the day the hitter   was   written, [daintly picking her way., and as!  (Sunday), the barrack room   was she pulls her foot tip one of   herj  crowded with visitors. ', rubbers is left.      She steps   for-!  > He says he wa.-  sorry, not   to ��� ward without noticing it. and as  have been able  to  shake  hands > she raises   the  other   foot,    the  with hi�� Fort Steele frieuds who. mud claims the  remaining  rub;  were good enough to accompany ' ber.    If there   is  no  gallant   at j  him to Cranbrook to see him off.   hand ihe chances are ten to one, j  ���but there was such  a' rush and   she will leave them both, there.:  confusion at the station he ' was . What she says under her breath!  unable to i make  his  way  down \ I leave for conjeeture,but 1 know ;  the platform, but he appreciated . what a man would say under tbe i  -the kindlv feelinir. same circumstances, and bevond  ,        >. , ��   :��� his breath.  Building Notes. .  .   The Opera House is to   be   re- Nearly Ready for Business.  modelled.   The upper flat will be!    The   Montreal  Loan  and  ln-  suitably arranged for fhe use of. vestment Company will be ready  DON'T    FORGET  The Steele House  Sick & Mutz,' Prop's.  CARLIN   & DTJRICK  M  the Mastn *. the lower floor will-be to  altered to meet the requirements  of the Kootenay Club, who.wilf  occupy the,rooms until their new  club building is completed. Gras-  sick and Dempsey have the co'n  lrac.1 for the allegations. '  Tho excavation' for ihe 'cellar  ol' Ihe,new hole! .was completed  this week. Thc work'; of lining  the cellar with brick willbeconi-  "Tnenced ;it once, ,and after com-  plelion the contractors will start  in on the building. The hotel  will be ready for' occupancy by  M;.y 1st.     ,'   t       c /     ������'.  "Worknien are busily engaged  in exenvaiiiiir lh<- cellar of the  new club house.  transact business iu, Fort  Steele yi the'.course of a few  days. The auxiliary board for  this town are as follows: , R. L.  T. Galbraith. president: Edward  J. Cann. vice president: Alfred  C. Nelson, valuator: N. A^-Wal-  linger. "secretary-treasurer: W.>  R. Ross, solicitor: A. W. Bleas  dell. Fred A. Jones. C. H: Pollen and K. D  Mather,  directors.  GENERAL  Fort,  Steele,  First  Class   Brands  of   Liquors   and   Cigars.  '    Head-  ��� quarters      for^    Mining      Men.    '   Commodious  Sample   Rooms.        Best   Cuisine   in the  o  West.',     Modern    Conveniences. ���   ,  '" .Home   Comforts.  MERCHANTS  -    Eest"  Kootenay.  D. McNeish  Proprietor.  Sole Agents, for the  Canton steel  COMPANY  Thousand..- of Canadians can voul:h  loi- tho ellicacy of thai cpeerle:-s cough  lvmedy. ryny-Pectoi'a). >, Lt' cures a  cold very quickly. 2.��\ of all druj>j;ists  Manufactured by ihe proprietors of  I'oitv Davis" I'ain-Killev.  Mines.  Mines are tlie .subterranean  treasuries of nature in which thc  Oi'niniscient Uoing lias deposited  ;i portion of his bounties to be  developed und u^ed by intelligent men. Mining, improved to  its utmost extent, is , an art iu  which all.the lights of sciences,  all the capacity and diligence of  ,iiian Iind their application. Jn  the Dominion of Canada, mining  operations are of too recent0 an  origin lo present any of the  master-pieces, in the art. Lt requires ages, tin: lapse Of centuries to develop such subterranean  structures as.can be found in the  old world, in Mexico and the  United States.  An extensive subterranean  mine is a grand and curious  structure, and possesses many  beauties which are understood  only by the initiated. These  cannot be made tlie subject of!  panoramic views like the lerre.s- >  Fort Steele as a Pleasure Resort  With the, completion of the new  hotel their will be a rush of tourists to Port Steele this summer.  There is no spot in the Rocky  Mountain region so favored.  Now mountain climbers can exercise themselves in attempting  to reach the summit of Mount  Fisher. It i.s only '.IlTiO above  the level of the sea. and it is  said the foot of man has never  trod its summit. There are 'no  more beautiful drives than in the  vicinity of Fort Steele. There  is a navigable river llowing past  the town., and this summer a  boat will be built for excursion  parties. Strangers who have  never visited mining camps will  have in this vicinity a chance to  see active work in quartz, and  placer mines within a few miles  of town. Fort Steele is the oldest town in the district, and in  the early (ids there were thousands of people here taking.gold  from the bod of Wild Horse  creek.  Fort Steele is   an   ideal   spot.  This Steel is guaranteed to be equal to Jessop's or,, Firths in all  Hard "Rock -Work. {      ".? -      ; ~ -t ^ \ ' ' .: : ~ ���.:      '    ���   '���'  sox.E As��� Grow's Nest Goal- company ...  SOLE-^ Giant Powder company.  o  Mining  Supplies a" Specialty.  W  s  GREAT  * t  Northern  Railway.  TIIK  SUUVKYOI! S   CHAIN*   J1AUK  TH AXSCONTIXI5NTA I.  IT TUB  SIIOHTKST  UOU'l-IC.  trial beauties of nature, and are. j No J1JOre beautiful a place, jn   all  therefore, not accessible   to  the|of Ulfi Kootenays. and it i.s bound  multitude as a means   of   educa-lt() ^come a great   pleasure   re-  lion and enjoyment.      In siibfer- ' S(JJ.;  ranean mines there is a   poelr\.  a   high   relisrious   poetry.      The j  miner in his  lonely   chamber   is  constantly reminded oi the bounties at his disposal,  and .the   as- ,-  -sistti.nee ' that   lie   needs   from   aj  ' higher/power llian what man can j  'bestow. ��� We regret exceedingly!  that it is not permitted us Volux  '  urate in the description   of- tnin-:  ing to   its 'fullest,  extent.-    Our:  iiini is io be useful., and we shall j  give the readers   of  Tin-;   I'l.'.os- !  .I'l'.CTOK, from, time to ti.ine. inany ;  I Pyny-Peetoral  %  A QUICK aJRE FOR  ���$'COUGHS AND COLDS $  A        Very valuable Remedy in all        ��  2   .    : affections of the w  I THROAT  or   LUNGS ��  J Large Bottled 25c'i  ��*       DAVIS ft'I^AWKKNCE CO., 1  ^, Prop'*, of I'crry D*vh" PaHv-X'  1    Tt is the in<i*-t modurii  in t'linipmuiit: it i.s tlie heaviest, railed line;  il, has a l-oi'k-liallast, road he'd: it, crobse*. no .sand deserts: it wa.s   lmilt  without a land srant or yoverniiient, aid: it, is noted  for courtesy of its  employes: it is the only line si'rvinjr meals on the a hi carte plan.  THROUGH TIIK GKAXDKST SCKNF.KY   IN AMK1UCA .  '     ' '        BY   DAYLIGHT.  Kor KORT STKF.LF. :md  thc. KAS'J' KOOTHXAY MINKS. Weekly  Stim'i;   from Kalispoll.    Steamboat comniiin'.catLons from .Jennings  durimr Sumnier.    Quickest  and Best, route to all  parts of the United  / states.   Kastern Canada and  Europe.  For maps,  tickets and complete information call or address  nearest an cut' or .-  vyyinfuvyv'uywJViJinnruTLnruvTj'i^  rHE.B.'c' AS"sAY"& 'CHEMIC3AL'    ~    :"|  . . ���'     m . '*a   SUPPLY,CO.', Ltd:;|  .    ' (LATE jMacFARLANE & CO.)  L_^f.     Vancouver,    B. ' C.     -^ *  "~^" *' i * *   -  ���AVq are Manufacturers unci direct importers, and carry a  a'rge stock of Balances. Furnaces.' Fire Clay Goods, Scientifie  and -Practical   Books,   Glassware, ,.Platinum' 'Goods.  -Acids.  Chemicals, and all other Assayers' and Miners' requirements.  .SOLE AGENTS, for Morgan Crucible'Company, "Battersea,-Beck-  1   er's Sons''Balances, Etc - , '   '". "    ' -  Calaloguo,and full particulars on application..  ijmnjuuvTJxnjiJuiJiJiJUiJTJTJ  %SSS9SSS9SSSSSSS9S9>SSS9S9>S9SS SAS9S9S9S9S9S9S9S9>S9>SS%  COSMOPOLITAN HOTEL  CRANBROOK. B. C.  (AG. DIXON.Geneva!  Spokane    Wash.  Auent.  K.T.W1TITNKY. (i. I". and  St. l'anl.  Minn.  I'.A  "MUNSON NO. 2.  99  The Best   Writing Machine  THE   ONI-Y  INTERCHANGEABLE  STEEL TYPEWHEEL  Elegantly, Vllusivaled   Oitaloguo  "...���'  ' Vi-oe.    '' A  Addross Edgar A. Hill, Manufacturer^94-96 Wendell Street, Chicago  E.   SIVIALL^   -   Proprietor*.  .Tlio  only   modern   suul   lii-si   i-lass hotel  in Soutli Ka-r Kootenay.  Heated tlirouj-liout. with hot air. '  When you visit Cranbrook don't'forget the Cosmopolitan.  ^S969eS>6��>S9>SSeS����9S9>e9>S9eS 6969S9>S9>SS>S9S9>S9e9S9>S96969^  PREMIE HOUSE  < v ��  SHEEP CREEK, B. C. K. J. HIGBYE. Proprietor.  ���   First-class Accommodation for Travellers.   ���  Evervthinu    New >  The  Windermere Stage Stops  Both   Going  and  Coming.  Fort Steele  Meat Company  FRESH -and   SALT   MEATS   ALWAYS  /'A, -   . . ���,-.;. ���;';��� A.a. '    AON HAND. ' .  ROBSON & ROGERS, Prop's. :  Fresh .Halibut.   SalmouA Siiilinon Troui,. Bologna ,Sausage,.  Butter and Eggs.    Fish aiid Gtinie in Season.,, y        A   ���'��� ' ,���;.'���  ii  -'J  n  Riverside Avenue.  Fort Steele, B. C. f'A:AA:ft'fep3A  mMy7X7yM  THE PROSPECTOR, FORT',STEELEA BAG.;.MAiU'lA Xuiorr  IS  w$^^  . feAA  ���7��>r  ft-  Choice Resident  ,--���. ''���.'"..",.     ���'.   ��� ���' ���   .   "a ���'..;��� .'..-.A'-.. ..      .''''��'���'  Titles (riiaraiiteedi    Fo  Business;^  ars  to  to  K  ��  >  ��  ��  Y��"!?'-:-*.  ���^-^IlffA-Jti  aaanw  ran  ��5n THE, PROSPECTOR,  FORT STEELE/B.C. A MARCH ;],AJ  '; !)(> I'-  ���'-''! fi\ ';":'; y  my  .O'  ionimeroe  jij^pfiiatiW'WfeS..  V'a;'.' ��� AaA,a;'a   A''    (HEAD OFFICE TORONTO.) a   a,aA;   ,���A    A:..';  Hon-. Geo/'A.- Coxyyl'resident.'  ; r;. li; Walkkk. GAmV. M-ul-  Sold dust purchased, 't    ;     ^ng;kon&;drafts;sold.  .���'-' ������     '.'A     ' '   'i     ',   '��������� '���,���'���' '���',"'       ',' n   ���   -, '' ,-t       ���'  ���'' ��� . V 3j?fc    '    '-.'''' '   .'���  ���"EXCHANGE on all/parts,of the,world jiotight and scdci.    ''    ,, .   ^  a; J   London Agents^TheBanlc: of Scotland,  ���' .I^o.i-t!'''.Steele gy'Granbrobk Bratiehes  '"���A' A;- a"- : P a ' ''-A J:' W. ,H. SMYTH E. Manage ty ��� '-A:', V^A '>���?'  tfcfoe ^ixergyejcior.  SATURDAY,."MA Ri iHAVcllWO;  y 1; LOCAL NEWS NOTES-  A-Bob'Dpre'.was "lit,, toyin':'during  tH'euweeivi-.���;���.:���.. ���;������;'������ ;!a-;'; .'"AAAaaaA'aA  A:.-,';ThereA isA auAyoppbrtuniti- Afor  sdm.b::good,^'eliableAlpu��hingyciti,-;  .i.zdu''tQrse��i^  ^Imperial: AE-iftA Assiirance: ACom-'  '        AA ,Get Your Seeds; A; 'A";:y '.  :.E. AC.'' Miller requests those  ���o�� ^isActistoniers -who A have not  alreadyy;given, their orders;:yt��r  field s,eeds, they Area, iii re.A';t6 en,  able' liiiii; to complete; his A';lis-t.A  Th is is a good' chanee 'tor those,  v,-tshlhg'to;obtaihAreliable Ase^ds  at a���lo\^,price;;;' 'AA'-AA'AAAaAa A A"'  '���The -y JMilwawIsee*  Afamiliar ; ii'j* I'll tr toi- tli(;: ('jiii'a^o,  Milwaukee ft St. i.'aiil .liuilwuy. kiKcvii  all ovi-i- llic- iluieii ;.is tin- Great ...Railway, 'viiriivin^- llic'.y rionw'i'i 'Liiiiitfil.'.'  trains every day and, rn'jfht������l)Vtw��'en.St.';  t J;iill and ���-���'<, 'liica^o,������ -.uii'l ,' Oinalia and  (,-]iii'a<i()., A'Tlie'". oiil.V perfect-���'���trains in  ;tTit':.<vovl"d.r ijnd|Lii'.siaiid:' Connoetjpiis  arc made. With Ad Transcontinental  'Lilies.''.as^uririy'/tiiiiassen^err; the best,  Service 'k'now'n. liuxuri'ous coaches,  electric lights, stciini heat, of a, verity  ibijualed by no otlrei' line.   ;''','.; ;''.." -A  .See ���tliafcA'your ticketA-eadsviaA^riie  AtiT\yaukeev sviien h-oiuy-' .to any point  in tlnvUnited States ,or; (.'anadaA All  ticket iii>'en,ts sell tiiein. '. ,' A'."-'���'''''��� y '  '��� For rates, jianiphlets ur���-other'."���information, address, A' , , , v  JAVVA Casky. " '. .AC. .1. I0DDV. A7'  yi-ruv. t'ass. Aju., "    A   c;eiii.'rat,A).:oiit,  A  '.'���'s-eatt'Le',".was ha  vouti.ano, ou.  AGEARY:'^,: DOYLE;  iliverii,A Feed' &.. Saie Stable.  A Ay;y'"y Forty Steck'v.U.Oy.AAA AAa.-'.'-  A   lU'Sukir  Daily' Sta>;;>AAinccLs: ally.  :trains alAFori' Steele,.function: X.AV..A  A '-'AA'rr'A 'A a-      ��� ';���;���_��������� Ay A.'a  A A* 9,t-v A- :-'yA  __  ���..���:::���'S.A-frb.lJ*^^  ;;C."'';P.;RAiinuiig-rafci6ii Literature. .'���[:��� ;-;���";������ A ���.-;.���; ,, ,.���.,������.;;,.: y ->���'. ;������;������ n:yy;'".:.  '���������> --AAAA- ':'���:<���;��� a-ia -a.: -;; ���������.yya-ry.,y ;yj'TK.vMiNc;oi;Avi:iAKiNi>SA���si>i-:eiAi.TY:  Trie Cahadum Pacihe Railway !������ "-   a.        -.-     - - - - ,. ���  ���.������������  a  AAlmperiar a lJiie-A Assurance y:oiu- \;r -���: .^a-a:;, i; ������;'.,. ������- ������" ;���.���- ^a--,-(Ay a .-, j -"^���t���-:  :AApatn,,:hy,app:lyi^^  '������jAA-cial-Majiia^ cellentAiiuuitgnitionA ,ipicuni.)hlQts ���! y JA A\ a'a!^ a (.-.,;  :.<i;A;ttt;.y:aiico^eiy.;;A,' Ayl:yfi-yyf"y7^ Al^OO^'Wl*^  :AAN.A^\AA^~ain^  Pollerr Awent; dowTv: yfo",."Q'apfein  ^Parkerts S-auatronA; Suhuay;,y,la|*tA  .::Bi'itish ColtunblaA---whielv,'c  u^mhaAgreafCtfe^lUof ^!useful:,,;iivdyp;:  ,aeeurate.;iiifdruiatioirA:abou^  coimtr\AW#t,:Oty;Lake|yS,uperip  ,atid:-.' are'; 'bf Aspect al;: Irit^rest: Ato fi  h)y' E0kx''St.ick iM, '' B y@:-yyx '7l  ;;^A,;:A?S'Ca|5tainAA;rRAA'McPbria  <A-- ta; -passeriger: biiA^th^A-stageAfrbm:  'Aj'Jy fhe-^uncrfciou' oh :^V\redtiesdayAlast.  yA- -A^TheA^bvf-'ASteele.vbrassiA biih'cl'  'a '���'��� A'AyiTf'giVe'-aA masquerade Aball   on  ���!%y'��SThe''^  AAAAth:eAQp1hiirav'>th:at^;lilieAyH6n  ;---A-K<inieAwyf .iloi'Vigain ���"bey"elected;  A?^At^Su(-ceed-A?Alihiisel^  AyAAi;Kel.li'eA&iJd.it^;A,;is^;t  ca :;���< ^Revtjilsvtff 1> | ;;i'sy g$h e.-'yix '.yyiyX yxXX  :a%A:wi11 grTC^aAcUiuce'b^^  y?M7D70p"A:^  y^AiX Cliarj.es;H:AyWolfAar:i'ivcct"-froniA  a A;;Spolcii,vi(3; on: 4loiid;ty'AindMeftci'br'  'A.'.y'A:f'l;h'd,.''",Sii1.i.i'va'U".''iiiiiv'^  A AA>>AJi.6- :;KvA^-- A^inT  Aia-'fAr^hBta,bleAA^fe)iua^  '' Htoui ���'Cr'a'u'broQlr', on y Wednesday  a Abriuging '. wit iv^hiin yaA prisoner.  'A���',''AAV'iiprwas a'd<.)ruec!A':w'U-l'i";two , ele-  y\: -gatit'black,:ejyes.'A' a y . ; -'Txl .xax  "'���"77 7^Ba-R: Campbeil of" lhC;:".Ko6to-;_  .'"' niiy.M'ailOs: '��'��� the.ci.ty: - '," yy  ; "  ��� '  IT; E:  G:iHis  of  the AiVlontreal  ''���' Likuv'&a, Hi vestment.  Company-  A    was ih town 6'n.Wednesday; ���������Mr:;  A      Gillis.has 1^'oen ill iuA^crnieAfor  Aseyeral days..     A, '...,,      .���':.���'���.������. a  -A'  A: ���'!: A ;,WA.RARossA*tn(:c"%ifeAwent"yto  yAAACuanbrdbkon.Thursday.:': a-      ,v.  ;.;.:Aa..'7'RA. Mu'ltorcl, of; New' Ybrk "who  ;.ATs' iiiterestedAAinAthe, '."Red A Line  ���'���'���'��� ������ i-'iyoup of.mines, ���arrived.,'in town  ���a"-"on'- Saturrlay. last -ancl -..left.-Jor  -A : "Windermere qn, Sunday.   ;   \;X a  ���Britain yind;:tl0AUuited,;;S^  :as AwellA as'ythrough^f-: y,the ^  , ini iiio tii y.a iiciAy are a readAtby, Atlipse i i^iumbing, A Eipe'/ iittihg' ;tijnd-^ll;  ,whp,are;nseeking;;a tiew,hc^  'desireAto:kiiow'Sqmething^bfythe:ir  h;pst; country inAthey^or  ������ ������ .������-���"-,,-.,���.:.,- -���'��������� ������'���.'������.���.���,���,.������     ,--.:-..,-. ./H^^aulic^Vatids^^r^  A'A'',.i Jaa yy.7 AA'''MinesA::-A.:AfcA7::':"sAA;AA';;:;:  -��� ���A; SPE ClKlAl fiTTKNTIO N-APMD'JiKO'  .tc)B"A\ybKT^;  ..'���'���������'C'".    -A" '���&..���:���}:.':,-���,:-.'���  a'-- For a'-tgood smoke, the best  cigar ih town, -.touch'. MansfieldA  ' "The Hand Bovs AwflTvcelebrate  in honor of< 'V&.Vfll'relands pat-;  .ron.Saint''" on the ,Wth.       y  ' British" Coluuibia   is. practical-  lv. without a ���government.  AA'v.WarAE'agU^  5.AT he; WarAEagle, di repfbrs meet A  iii.:Tor6ntbiM:AfewA;daySi;a^  ��� whic'h'aAlargeadtiniher::'of. sharp--  hbldei-SA^ereA^r^spnt:A;,AMr!AA^  (}^:'Blacksidm^iEead'';th  report^andAex]5refei3ed;-ti|eAb  tl;itit:Hie:'WaiA;Eagl^ stbckA'wbtild,  befot-elougybeyWelliugAa^AalAhigli-y  e>r rate''lthiihAi.t:: evfrAreacliy^d'^A-;  ���fo^^A^-iA'^-'���;-���;;;;;. a  :.:.ATherc::;was Ariq . inclinatioii: yto  disclose (the: reas6hs;'Afgr:::clpsin;g:  'downAbutiti^as'yinti.mated/i^  i'ij^vas tdue^^ the; e^c^sn^smetlt  ter charges^, :''���'/'��� A-y^'A- '-.;,. x';:. yy J .  ���': ������������'��� ������';��������� A Needed "Improvement:,' ' ���  . ATlle, nierchaiitsand others' d.o-,  itig.ljusinesson tlie easf���.-; side- of  Riverside':;arvenue-:ylfaye takeii up  a ��� subscription: aud:A haye raised  money enough t6"maire blret'sidfe-  walk'-from 'tlie Windsor Hotel tb  the Fort Steele Mercantile. Co's  store, o f :, uiii.foi;tn widtH: AThe  work'wus commenced onAT^U1'S-'  day 'last:'-: A three-foot; sidewalk  S\;ni'-a-lso,>-beA'bhilt-:.:bn rthe.Awest  'Side .of tlie street^from tlie,Steele^  House lo the residence of \Wa���R-  Ross. , These are y much needed  improvements, and it is a Avbnder  it had not beeu done long ago.  'If the 'sidewalks, were, of uniform  srradejfcAvPuld be. .much-better.  , A.   'B.    Grace a attended     the  mee'tin"- of License Commissioners at "Craubrook  oh   Tliursday  ������last.A ��� , ���������   '-A" , ;,   ���  ' Tlie usual sigiv.ofapproachiiig  sprins. is visible on. the streets  of Fort Steele. -.'Si washes. ",  The poli'ti<;al  much     talked  Steele.   ."  situation, is; not  about .'. a't  I-'oiit  He Fooled The Surgeons.  All doctors told Uenick -T-Tainilton of  West jeffei'sou. 'O.. idler sultering IS  niontlis from Xtectal Eistula. he woiild  die mil>;-ss a costly operation wns per-  fovnied: tail he cured himself with live  lxi.ves of l.iucklen's Arnica Salve, the  surest lMlecure uu ISavtli. and the best  Salve in the World:1 Sold at, tlie- Pio-  n.-ei-  Drii'^ Store.    '        ���...'���,"  CANADA'S | NATIONAL" HIGHWAY  Ameri eaTs G riiiii;, Ti-iin scon ti ri en till 1'jine  : ; ���  A A y '���' A   A VCKDATHE. '; AA; ;A.       ';. ���  WorW5SyPictorial Rtxuie  '.-���   Gives the only direct:set;vicei'roin.,:.,  East:'AA\'"':;':r::AA^:.':V:'AA:':A:;:A'"  '."Ma-" a '���.'���".      ������'<������-., .'',,y'X;x'':7".  ', A;':  - ���"'.. A-'..,'. A '"A" aA^'A'a^ca  ���rfc.';::Steele'  0  E*  Fort Steele,*:Ci;ah.l>rppk^;';W^rdnei".  7%, Hardware.AA-AA:,:AA ^������''A^rAA^A-A-'A'  ^x'KiX. -'7X7 ���"-., . 'A'^y "X:Ayy:::X:yA:. 7y:AX'A'Ay ���;���.;,������';';,- a. A"'- Ay;A  ^.',A^-.;;V-.ii:.vBl*6Iismitli:iG  ^'^'���?-������-''���-^  ;'AAA.;A'riisev>Aaiitl:A: Caps ���,-..�����  fc:AAf^''.Al.A^  X'fiW7  ".'':A.-A^;,  '-AaAa'aa-'^  ,a:a, :.,-aa;.:^/  aa- ���:,:,*'���:  " :m-  \ ,���-*���:  ���   ' ���'^"',  .vJ'Ia'-^a  '?-.- -V-': a'a'-*'  AA.AAAAy, ^;  m7'-':ym.:  ;7W  ���/������������������������'������ ':*  dner. "-:���.."3�� .  '. y.  aa;��:  M  'SPl.  ���M  m  m  -m  m.  ���m  m  |f^lSKs;sw.ARHA  *:  i  m:  M'  W'i  Wa  .���^V' ���  m  m.  w-  m  m.  0>m'v:  m.  'tnpsGROCK:ERY?fel  '���":���.���-���    -    AA".-      A     ���;    -A.  ;*i..A- -. ; 'A,.���-.-.' . rili-s 'f '  ::.r..rr- .A-    .... ., ,,,..,..:������ .,;���,,     ,,,.; ,,,-.,,,)..,. ���.:-.-n\&.;-:.<  ,A -;���,:-'--.'-: sy--:y^;:'-..-:"y-V-'M--fi:-J:yi:<-..,;2&v:  ^.A;.:AAA-::A.y:.A'AA^A^y:.A::AA:Ay;A':,A:yA:.^;.:(iA  AAAA.',AA:'v..:iAAAA^:feA:,,AA(A.A,v.A-,AA,^;:':  Wm&Mi:S:M  ������i7":'"'.y. ': .a. .-; ' 'A.   ~:"A.. '���-' "AA' i ii'V   A. ��� '���'���:,' ���'.;":: ��.'(���"���'  '-.';.:'   -vVf. ��� ��� ." *.i='- ,;  ���- a'.,;-^i'--aa .    ' -/?i    '-A'  ��Mim^^B  AAA'y'Secretapy  ��� ASK YOUR GROCER FOR  CALGARY FLOUR  A Martin will not "ne seated', ufit.il  he haS'iioiic to tlie people for  elecfibnA He is oiitwith ;r radical statement of |'iolicy. ..including the-���building''of n railway  ���from', the ���coast, to Uoi.iiidary;  (ibverniiient ownership of niil-  W;i,.ys.    ke-eiiactriicn.t r/f the Anti  ��� Chiuese Legislation. Tlie building of if- 'mil* ,1"1 '���headman's  Island.    '  EMULSION  <:����nhi:mi"'I'i����n nnd ,  all   MM:   UIHKAMr.H,  xriTTl.Vf: or bi.������i>.  <o(<:ii. L<��H*��  ^ of Arpnirr,  l>KKII.JTV,lhr l>����irni�� of �������'�� ����!��!���  Aro moil munirr��l.  Bv thn aid of Tl.r D. A ll Emulsion, I have  rr.n.'n ri.l ula lucklnf couth .wlilcbliadtrouWwl  inr lot over > vcai-, und hire Rained eonsldcr-  jbly In-wclsht. .    .       ,  T. H. WINCIIAM, C.E., Montreal.  ����c   ��nd St ��er Bottlx  DAVIS * LAWRKNCE CO.. Limited,  MOHT'IU.,  a a   AAA-To ^ Points'A.  't   ' a-  EASTA";ind''y;WEST  First Class Sleepers  on all Trains  TOUltTST '(J'A'KS pass Aledieiiie  flat,  ' i IJaily I'or St.   fan 1.  ,'. Sundays  and  Wednesdays* I'or. Tovorito.������ Fridays  for MontrealJuik'I fioston.; '  Westbound Daily Train Eastbound  8.:W leaves  Fort'Steele .let. leaves 13.28  il.K)      ������ (Aranbrook. ';       .13.01;  Connects "Tri-weekly at.Mac-  leod for Calgary and Edmonton  'and Daily at Medicine Hat :for  all pointsAEaSt.  Conliccts..Daily at l.voot'cna.v'.rj!iii('liiig-  rWall points in West Kootenay, Sloeaii  and Boundary Districts, and I'or Faeilii;  <'oast and Alain line I'oints 'via.  1 level;  sl.okc.  (, ....  Through Tickets .Issued and  I baggage .Checked lo Destination.  CHEAP RATES (<��� the OLD COUHTRY  t;'or rules and lull information address 'nearest local litre nt. or,  .1. W. (: 1 i A N' 10        P. M ��� 'iSl'K i:> 11 f' I ��������',  Ajrt. Fort Steele -let.    Agl- Ornnln-ook.  ,W. i\ A N I.)KKS<,'N     , 10. ���' ��� <':<>N' hK  T.f.'.A.. Nelson. A.O.I'.A.. Vancouver.  Empire   Mining   Go.  ���^ M  Mi iters going nor fc.liw ard. v i a Canoe - Ri\'er ^Rbu to ;wi 11, li n d it a htr ge  saviiTgaud convenience to -procurethetr supplies at; D ^   ���  SOLE' AGENTS for  Canton Steel Goiiipaii}'  Windermere, Golden and Donald  Mining Divisions.  Agents  at Windermere  for the California Giant Powder Co,  F?to f ejssioti'a 5.  NORTH  STAR: LODGE  A, A; '.-.       -POKT X:f!;.Kl.iyii. C.    A      A,;  ' ���-. '..." ".A-"'''.'-'n6-.; 30,y.-  A.  F.ANDA. M. ,     G.  R.  B. C.  .' '     . '    ' ���. ���'.        0 rJ ��� .       '        .'.  ".'    Ke^ul;i:-y,.i"octin!.'s���1st ..Tia'silay. ii)   c-act,.  liioiitiji 'ai'iilBht o'clock.   .'Visjtiitp. Uriiiliiirn are  cordially inviicdy.        A'A: : ':: A   '"'-  a'A; A  i      ,        A. U".'Iji.iiASiiKi.i.. Secretary.  '  Pout S'ikei.e Disvbi.op.mekj' Syndicate Lte  ,.i:iS rJeiiilctiliitll Street, London, linj-'laiid..  N. A.AWALLINGER,A;   AFORT STEELE.'  '-'-.     ���'.   POST OKFICE HOX'S.s"'".        .'���;   "'n  <A  th;omas  mcv;ttti;e  .;;'R^i��P&^<&';:C .JB;i;  a '   Port Steele B.C;.       ,,  If. LfiC U M MI NS: A,A" A a'." ',''. .  ''a.aa'. Ayj.7"P.%7.Sx'4yd.^Ej,[  . A.'.r;..  X. . '\.   ���������-;''   y'.y -' '������      '���-������,-./;,.'-,;      _'_��� - ' -,;'-';v  ;:-: AA'" .Fort" SteeleAB.CA ,y P"  \V. KAROSS.  H. Wi HBItCHMES    ,  ROSS & HE^<GHMER.  BarrisitersAA:-^  Aj<- AijOTAR,Es: PUBLIC   A      A: ���;." .yy"  AA'.A-AACONVEYANCERS.y;'A.:AyAAAAAA'A''  xPxP,xi.y-)'7$^&&  DANDSAaiidAMiNESA ^.A^fefel  ���%^ ^NOTARY a PUBEIGv:AyA:;AA;;  ;a'aasaaA.AAv.a:A'A:Aa; CONVEYANCER;  :F8rt:steei.e;;  '���BxC?7Ay  .C.'eo.:S., McCartpr.,  ''���-.r"'.:A';' Harvey;  ���J^fB^Ml^TER^  y;:i\  xx\  B(irrister77.y^ w  'r~7:7C-jfc:XX-:ttnveyance):ytf  ':A'A'::'.A;;^R^:;'sTKEIJO,V.B..yC.y^/A^A;V:AA:;:  AyItEVELSTOKE'-STATIpX and qpLDENyA A  COIiLECTIONS' AApROMPTLY -AMAPE./  JDo u&l'a. s y'<Gp'7r: san- A#:i;:-f 1  ;A'AA' i|  :::\G^;MJ)7)iA0  ixxyyiy! ���^FFiGE:A^?v<^?'S^^^TO'iAAA"��AAA  M  SlilllWIlilSIKA  Sli^IXGMSRQKl';K.Av:^:;v^^-^^-^  V;AA AyAj{eai;Est;iip(;ima,Gene��� ';X  |yA^^AAywi,ND^^ERE^BA  G(ir:i'espphden<:e'���-���Solicited. '.Xf^XAyy;"  i  ^AyJOHlWSdlff.:'^  y^A'Assayl ������.& yy;A Metallurgist., ���;;���;; A: ''Al  cranbrook; . bA'67-  ���t; H. TAYLOR, C E. ,'  PROVINCIAL   LAND   SURVEYOR'  ��� ti  :il  - a Survey-?  (ilA'AIineriifv cliiiiiis; RpiidSf  Aa4  Mines., etc. ca., 'A A A;AA:.-A...,.-.... '.A.,..:;, ���. A'-.; A .A'J!  A,A  WJNDICI^MISKI^'WC y ,A '':������:' ';  1  ���/>>�����  AKIMBERCEY, -',B"'V'0.'  The finest, Liquor.s und  Ci.��-arH and' Best Furnished  Rooms in Town.  J    I.   GATES,   Prop.  I  b. p. cook;  Livery,   Peed   and   Sale   Stable.  Fort Steele, B. C.  H1GHWARDEN. ���&',' SON.  >IQNEER'  BARBER SHOP  Wyerytiring Strictly First. Class..  TIMING OF ALf. KXNRS SOLtOlTKD.     >        '^ door tn.thCyP.wpator.,  IS   NEAR: AT. HAND;;|  Doitt Deiau  To ' get your  Photo  taken   = j  at once to send to your friendi /a|  Prest  THE      / .-a  PHOTOGRAPHER  FORT STEELE  "(I

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