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 I.'.jrary o  ( V* M1  W*K * '  SjjCTOBl*  #'  o- r'  Voi.  7 7.  RORT STI5JBDB, B. C, SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 1905.  No 12.  DISTRICT  MINING NEWS.  Of Interest to Those Engaged in  tho   Development of  the  Mining Industry.  Tho zinc-hearing areas north  of Fori Steele will ho investigat-  Oil in tiie near ful 'ire.  ��� �� 'PIto hJstella. .iit uated on Tracy  (ii'ci'k, mI'Loi- mi idle period of a  number uf years will  resume op-  ct  lil'lltiotl.-s.  Iron mines, are scattered from  one end of ilie Port Steele district to tho (iiherM-.= Tho numer  ous occurrences of hematite al  Bull   river,   Lost   creek   and   at  ----Kitchener   have, already   .been  brought  to   the  notice  of those  interested in iron milling'. ,  -  The  difliculties   iivthewayof  , .working   these   iron    bodies   is  largely   a   matter ot transporta-  1'io"    , ' . .  Thcmining industry of Soiitlieasl ' Kootenay is not a little  handicapped by this lack' of ade-  ((uate transportation (acuities.  With such immense and valuable ore bodies as exist in the  Port Steele district, it seems un-  fortunato that the district should  lack adequate means of transportation.  ' The,building-of the   Kootenay  Central railway, besides   enlarging-  the   number   of.  producing  mines,     would     help . pay   due  1 tribute to  tlie   splendid   mineral  o l  resources ol British Columbia.    .  ivoelc. It start's with 77 subscribers in addition to the id any  iiislriimuni-* in use by ihe Coal  Co The���.service will be contin  nous, mid three operators'will be  employed.  The city's Vancouver lawyers  sent a telegram stalinii- that Iho  B.C. Telephone Co. insisted upon  their suit for damages against  the oily goint;- to trial. The  mayor was instructed' to' attend  the trial at Vancouver it neoes  sary.  Aid. Cree was appointed acting mayor during Stork's  absence al. Vancouver. The suit  of ihe B.C. Telephone comes lo  court on Saturday in Vancouver.  Last Saturday was pay day  for the Crow's Nest Pass Coal  Co,, and the amount paid out in  wages for the three collieries  was as follows:     '  ,  Coal Creek &L\f>.H'2?,.7i>  Michel , ��� 3.->.352.1fi  Carbonado I(j,!l7i'.n0  IN THE PROVINCIAL HOUSE  Opposition   Delay   Business'  of  Country���Railway Matters are Now Under Consideration bv the Government.  Tota.]^   SUH, 14H.40  LATEST   TELEGRAPHIC NEWS.  A- Rapid Retreat���Pittsburg Flood  -Work at Cariboo���Will Re"  ceive a Subsidy-���Victory of  Free Fooders.  GOOD-BYE   TO    G.T.P.R.   OFIICIAI S  The routine and other business | ing against hope for lhat more  of the session have been steadily j speedy and1 closer connection  advanced, with noT hinderance'' with tiie world's markets without which the wealth ot" their  districts i.s of little use. ' Of  these are the long sufferi ,g  Similkaineen , and Kootenay  Central; and it is'a satisfaction  to, be able to say that, one of  some two or three railway projects which are now finally likely  to be 'accepted by the government  it  at  least looks   to   tlie  The.,Sullivan Mine".  , The Sullivan group of mines  will suon take ,ils place among  the large shippiug'miuus of'Brit-  ish Columbia, With, a force of  some thirty to forty men employed,, the daily output is over  100 tons. The tramway is working satisfactorily and ca,n handle  three times the amount of ore  which, now daily passes over it.  On Wednesday the machinery at  the smoltor 0 was in operation,  everything was in perfect adjustment and no hitch of any kind  occurred. The big lead stack-  will bo blown in in a few clays.  The Estella Mine.  Information lo the   effect,   that  an inspection will'be marie of,the  ' Estella group of mines as soon  as the snow will permit of a surface examination has readied  Steele. '  The IDs toll ti. is one, of tho best  developed mines, in Southeast  Kootenay. present developments  consist of nearly 2,000 feet of  tunnels and shafts, in the Rover  tunnel, which is in ore for over  800 feel, ihe main lead has a  varying widih of from "> io 22  feel.    There   i.s an enormous ox -  "tenl of ledge matter available  for sloping.  Removal of Mining Recorder.  The sub-recording otlioe.  known as Tobacco Plains, situated a I Phillipps, has been  transferred io file residence  a.t, Elk river of Mr. Michael  Phillipps, J.P.. deputy mining,  recorder. .  Fernie News Items.  I'Viini t!io Kern in I.i��Ii?p.  While we a.re wrangling over  separate schools . the Americans  are slipping .in 'mid buying up  the 'country.  Fernie will probably burn  down again bo fore'.it-has a. proper watei .system installed;,. A  fojir inch pipe is of small use   in  St. Petersburg���Tho Japs are  now seventy miles north" of Tie  Pass. With the bridges ,aud  railroads destroyed by tlie  Russians the Japanese are un-  sible to press the-rear-.-arid flanking movements are , comparative weak.        'o  Pittsburg. Pa -���The crest of  the Hood was reached al P o'clock  Wednesday morning, and Ihe  rivers are. rapidly receding." Tt  is estimated that the loss to local  industries will exceed Sl.OOO.OOU.  At Melair. Ohio, the river reach-  ed 42 feet this morning, and is  still rising. > The lower portion  of the city is inundated, and  hundreds of families were forced  lo abandon their homes.  Victoria ��� Half a million  dollars will be expended at  Bullion, Cariboo, in order to improve the water .facilities for  hydraulic purposes One thous-'  and men will be employed. Tho  property to be improved cousists  of >il placer claims, aggrogating  2,f>8-J acres.-  Victoria���If the railway policy  of the government is carried  through, the Kootenay* Central  will receive a>suslantial subsidy.  0 London���Free fooders in Rrit-  ish House, declared that tho imposition of a general duty on all  manufactured goods imported  from abroad not exceeding ten  per cent, on ..the; average would  be injurious to the commercial  interests of the United Kingdom.  St. -Petersburg��� Excepting  two. Czars ministers all favor  the ending of the Eastern conflict. If the Mikado really wants  peace Russia will pay liberally  for it. ., ���  Paris���Castro is quite foxy,,he  drops the French Cable Case,  placates England and Germany  in order io have a free hand  with the United States.  , Warsaw���rSerious disturbances,  occurred at Kutno.- If is reported that the military fired on  peasant rioters and many were  killed and wounded.  save .the obstructive tactics of  the Opposition, whose sole idea  of their high' parliamentary  duties appears to be to obstruct  every measure advanced by the  government. Tn pursuance of  this lofty idea, tliey have met  with marked "success' contrived  to'delay the country's business  without advancing their own  ends, and to expose their own  weakness withoid inflicting injury upon their opponents.  Most of them appear to have  realized their ' humiliating- position .since only the-redoubtable  John- Oliver, (Delta) and J. A.  lVlacdonald (Rossland) look any  notable part in tho proceedings  of the past week. The rest sat  in sullen silence, or went out into  the lobbyito whisper fierce con-,  tidences into the ears of would-  be railroad magnates. The government maintains its' steady  majority of five and six. and the  mental calibre of the present  opposition is not of a. character  to-enable, iheni to-present any  argument that can alter the ex-  isting condition of affairs.  With further reference lo the  railway matters now under' consideration by the government,  alluded to in last'week's correspondence, it is~ worthy of note,  as illustrating the , enormous  nature of the task devolving  upon Mr McBride and his  colleagues in selecting the most  advantageous policy, that there  are now by actual count, close  upon twenty different railway  projects before the government.  Some of these propositions have  merit���a good many have none  at all, ��� indeed are absolutely-  worthless except to their promoters.1 Now. it must be  abundantly clear to every thinking man with the smallest appreciation of the straitened financial  circumstances of tho province,  that  it  is   not  possible,   at  the  prompt opening-up rof these  much-neglected sections of the  province. This is definitely  known by those who are in close  touch with,the government plans  for railway development, as far  as at present, matured.,  Tho government,is satisfied,  in spite of the difficulties above  alluded to. that, before the close  of the present session, it will bo  in a position to bring down legislation xv'hich, while ultimately  leading to the closer connection  of the Coast and the Kootenays.  will insure the-commencement  of, immediate construction on  much needed linos in.the interior  upon terms in evory.way satisfactory to the country at largo.  Mr. Morse, vice-presido.nl and  general,' manager of, the Grand  Trunk Pacific Railway, accom-,  paniod by his' followers; left  Victoria last night (Friday) for  the East. Their departure was  without ostentation, and. it may  be added,   without    regret;   .at  Pertaining the least ideu-of starting construction work at this  end. unless n iva-, very well paid  for it. No one can blame the  Grand Trunk���but what abom  the honorable gentlemen in high  places who had pledged , their  words? They were dumb as  oysters, but Senator Temple-  inun's organ in Victoria undertook to drag a red herriiiii' across  the trail.  And Ihe herring was accordingly dragged. Il look the form  of a deep nnd deadly plot ���which  according to Senator Temple-  uian'.s said organ, the Victoria  Times-had been entered into  between the McBride government and the Grand Trunk Pacific, whereby Mr. McBride and  his colleagues were to acquire  vague but enormous wealth by  handing over a vast expanse of  territory to the Grand Trunk  people, who, in return for such  complacency were to commence  const ruction right away. Or  maybe not-, but they would get  iho laud anyway.  in the matter of .object and detail, the plot 'seemed' to" ,the  judicial eye to be somewhat lacking in finish: but if suited the  Liberals admirably, in that it  cloaked the falsehood and folly  of their leaders, and they  raised  j ��' i  a terrible" outcry against the  Provincial government for its  intended sacrifice of the people's  heritage'.   ,  ��� Then Mr Morse arrived.  Then, also nothing happened.  And the'weeks went on and' still  nothing happened. Tt began to  be whispered that, Mr. Morse  was scared of Ihe Provincial  'government. The lion' wouldn't  roar: the rascally Conservatives  refused    to   bo    rascals Mr.  Morse has gone" home with  empty hands, the (".'rand Trunk-  Pacific will���as Mr,. Morse puts  it���arrive in British Columbia on  schedule   time   in   1011. and   the  RAILWAY  RUMBLES  Activity in Railway Construction  This Summer.  Southeast    Kootenay'    people1  believe that the  Kootenay  Central is to be bonused by the provincial  government   to   the extent of $5,000 per mile.  All indications now point to  unprecedented activity in railway construction this summer in  southern British Columbia. The  C.P.R. and Great Northern have  virtually prepared their plans  for-an extension of their respective lines west.of Midway. The  policy of the former company-  has hitherto been a waiting one.  but circumstances will compel it  to start, work in order to offset  the vigorous policy of its aggressive competitor. ��� Greenwood  Times. '      ; '  The position taken by the  Grand Trunk Pacific is* a. distinct violation of the understanding that existed during the  discussion of, the contract, as  well as of the assurances given  to the people of British Columbia. Il is also so unwarrantable  a demand that it i.s no wonder it  has excited opposition in the  western province. The company  is getting a road worth over a-  hundred million dollars for an '  actual cash expenditure of fourteen millions, and it is not satis-  lied. The eastern section is be-'  ing built by the country, and  three-quarters of tlie cost of tho  western section is being financed  by the government of Canada,  and yet it would seem that the,  promoters, of the road will not  carry out the work in ,the spirit -  of their contract unless the western province supplements the  generous terms with  a   satisfac  tory   grant  News.  of    lands.���Toronto  begin n ing  c bewildered  public   i.s  least on the part of the  govern-1 tQ   sR .UK,   :isk ',,hc   uliom]  ment Before     leaving,    Mr.        ,lnvhi|| jtM1|f.  .inywav  Morse made a definite statement, |     ,���' t,iscussilli, Ul0 ilir;li], {hoi.0  once to the press and onc�� to the"  The Election Gold Brick.  present time and under the present conditions, to launch out into  '���'. The ..telephone line between  Steele and Cranbrook, Which  was out of order for several days  was repaired Thursday.  Recent   dispatches   from  Vi(  lire times.. ...It is  better   adapted , u,na,   indicate   lhat'Fort Steele  for sprinkling lawns. will   soon   be   in   the center of a  large  amount,    of  railway  Tlie   local    telephone   system  will   be   in   full   operation   this  struction.  con-  I:  a policy of large expenditure,  such as would be involved by an  attempt to deal with all of even  meritorious among these propositions.  The object, therefore, that the  government lias m view, the  problem that they have to solve.  is to secure the construction of  such rail ways as .shall reach  those sections of the country  whose development.thereby will  be of the greatest benefit to the  greatest number, and'thus .most  beneficial- to the province as a  whole.  -For instance, not a few of  these -.,- railway projects���good  enough schemes for development  had the province a large banking  account���traverse in tlie main,  districts very thinly,, if at all,  populated. Of such are. say, a  large portion of the Grand-Trunk  Pacific, and several other pro:  posed lines. Other lines, again,  would open lip to quicker communication   and    better   market  Board of Trade,'to the effect  that a proposition had been made  by his company to the Provincial  Government, but had not been  accepted: and that, therefore,  failing the desired provincial inducements to commence construction work at this end,  simultaneously with other points  the company would adhere' to  their original plan and build the  line from the east westward..  Negotiations in this direction  being now broker off, it is. worth  while takiug a glance���a pitying  ���glance���at the muddle the Liberal party has got itself into  over the matter. Prior and during the recent general election,  the. people ol British Columbia  were solemnly .assured by persons in high places that construction would commence in  British Columbia simultaneously  with- other points in the provinces and territories lying east  of its, The, Horn Miv Prefon-  taine. told us ���so-���in fact, took'  the trouble to come all the 'way  over the Rockies to say if. 7"The  Hon'. Senator Templeinan fold  us soy True,-.there was no word  of--any such-arrangement in 'tlie  contract, but-���oh, ��� well���the  matter was definitely assured  anyway.' And the/ people,  believed Messrs. Prefoiita,ineand  is one closing word. Had Mr.  Morse's proposition to the government been of a business-like  character, 'such as could have  been fairly entertained by faithful representatives of the people  a satisfactory arrangement might  have been entered into. Rut the  nature of the proposition was so  altogether out of proportion,  that no soli'-respecting government could consider it.  It is not yet known what explanations Senator Templeman  will offer to the people of British  Columbia.  Templeinan���they     being    vo'r.y  honorable   gentlemen    in.,    high  places-- -and.   sent,   seven     solid  L'berals io Ottawa. ���   .-  But, the election  having  Dividend Paying Mines.  The following are the dividend  paying mines of tho Port Steele  Mining Division:  ( 'I'liw's Nom Ulial <-'n $'Jli&,UI7  North Star Mini'            ..      Mli'.UOU  St.������Kil>reiii-.-Mint! . . ,        2.S0.000  -'. ;,'',  'LYit.nl      ' -S 1.500.!MT  '���:.-"  Appointment.   . ���'  10. J. Scovill, S,M., of Wilmer,  has. been appointed, to exercise  jurisdiction' under the small  debts. Act within tho Columbia  Flecloral District..     '  Road a Second Time.  Think   of   it,    ye   good,    old,  dyed-in-the-wool Grit   electors���  just   thinlc  of  it.      Are you not  proud   of your  party   for   such  palpable     breaking     of    faith?  Right iu Phoenix Senator  Templeman reiterated his statements,  in   this   matter,   as above.    We-  wonder   what   he .thinks  of his-  party    himself   now   and   their  ability Oto  hoodwink the voters.  Grand   Trunk   Pacific   was theJ  slogan   of the campaign, and it  certainly     did     the     business,-  though in this Vale-Cariboo dis-  tric. it had a   mighty close  call,  as     il     turned     out.���Phoenix  Pioneer.  Silver-lead, Quotations.  Xow York, March 2-1:  Bar Silver   Lend .    (Jop)ior    .  Speller     ...  London, Mui-cli 1'4���Silver.  58i  4.50  15.37  G.l.'i  2li U-ltid;  copper  Spl.'Jtl'.l'.  .��23 7>-  !ld;  Gd.  lend.   ��12   Ss 9d:  Market Conditions.  boon  facilities wealthy and lontr popu- j won, things began to look very  lated districts, whose settlers I different. It became apparent  have struggled -on ��� in some that the Grand Trunk Pacific  cases for a score'of years���hop- 'was not, and never had beeu, en-  1 ' I'.ili (;No <il) intituled '"An Act  respecting the Kootenay." Cariboo and- Pacific. Railway Company'.' was coininil led.  Bill (No. ."��;-)) intituled "An Act,  to incorporate tlie Pording  Valley liiiil.way Company," was  read a second time.  Bill.(No. ">!i| intituled '.'An Act  to incorporate the Golden Light.  Power and VVaii-r Company.  Limilocl. was read a second time.  .Copper    declined   in    London  this w.oek.  New'York copper is firm, with  very little offering below $15.37.'-  Lead unchanged in   both London and New York markets.  ���Spelter was- also 'unchanged iii  both markets.'  LOCAL NEWS.  Wiii. Carl in was  at .Cranbrook  Pridav.  Breckcnridge A- Lund will send  a large number of draught  horses to Alberta next week.  .Ambrose Gooch, Wardner, aud  D. C. Johnson, Edmonton, were  registered at the Imperial Friday.  f> 'I'll E PROSPECTOR    WR'T' STEELE,  B   C,
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lirciilation larger lluin any oilier pa pei "''■-■'■
n East- Kootenay; It is all home Printed j       r ,
ind.'.contains  double' tlie   news   of >uiy j     ' The
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present tihie, is in a more satisfactory condition than for, years
bade, . j.)roofs., of,'.which yeah . he
readily seen by' references ..to re-
turns.. from fhcrshipping /mines:
o'f;this..'.district and the dividends
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levelopn.bnt of the vast.mineral resou'reps. ol
ihe East Kootenuy mlnlirt'district.-  '    "-•''.' '•'',.
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i f intend to apply to the Chief-Commissioner of
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formulating a,seheme of i'ai.lway
developiiieiit' wHiels will be tu-l,lio
best; interests'' of ;they proyiiicei
a ltd at fho"sa'fn'"6 time, coiiio ^vith-,
tejl;ie%bniewhat limited .capacity
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when; we o'ou'sider tji0; iiuin beyr pf
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,tlie 7;prQfound;;:qonA'icti6hyy.that:
railrdadyproiiioters do?:hot:''"''play^
ffiij-.y y   -They !,dpynbt^o.bserve;tli(3^
rule of iiye.andCiet -jivel'i ory give
and   take. 7' ■,This ■faCtf: alone.^> is
^enough; tb:causei irritatioh and to,
.provide .ythe. ihatertaly fory«the:
Government ytbyturn dowti,;;ahdi
refuse its supportcto a If 'applicar
'tions yfoi'V assistance yyAncrthis'
feel.ihg:y:is 7 iiocentuated -y.by ■ :a
vigoroufeyoppositioiiyy made    to
every ;;movemerit'r offytho pai-tipi:
the'..Government; to coifipei yprp-
:moterSyto:""play fa'ir'iy';.yy-/ 'y;'y;
...'.■•■■■  ,.;. ■■■■'.   7      :-.--■+     ■    '   0 .--. . 7. '■-...7'-.-iV ■;■,   '.'■.
:  They Governmen t,y. 7 however;:
are'tnot:blihd.:0.7t^
scui rces: of 'the 7,Kooteiiay' -valley^
^and" in;;'a ■.small' wayl'^willyshq^w
their appreciation -of■this district
as';ay prod ne'er'of reveii 11 es;.■ ■ Upbh
'tlTe::lA:buildihg'70f ^theyrrvobte'iiay
Centrar.-the.yTeveiiues' .-of tlie,
Kootenay \^lley \v.dl-be-tiloubled,
audy by a small, outlay, I to'; be
given to 'ay hi iich'; ueeded rail way,"
tit this time, \vill. open'up a
virgin ':field of.��-mineral richer
than any other section of ■British:
Columbia, y -.'.'■   "''yy: ;   '■■'
I11 the meantime the people of
the Upt>er Columb»ia and , Kobte
nay,, valleys caiv-., calmly'y wait,-
h'avi iig a. full , confidence in -the
McBride, Government. Knowing'
full well that. their application
foi- assistance in * this important
matter of. adequate means of
transportation;wi 11 hot be over-
looked* .by the Govern'ment>,at"
this session of the Legislature.y
•'-, Nolwi!hstnjidih'g. tlie
delegation of,Liberals to.
iuinion '-li.oi'i.^fy'aiiii   1 lie'ir
jiOr't
tUDUSSU
to. place
thousand ,
was^'iveu
the MinistOi
0,1
'..solid
thtvbo-
: u.iiani.
flio. |jro|jbs fion,,
i?' dut,y"i;of'y; !?2.00 'per,
piiy roiigli'.;; lumber,- it'
ft cold ■: turn-down „■ by.
inance'.:'... yGreat
6m
isMhe .pblitical power  of B:C. at
at: 'Ottawa.ty:-Lai'd.eau.   'Mining
Reviewy... -y'"'*■;;];.':y :, 'y;;y':,,;;-;, iyyyy
'■. r-''..,'.''   . ■..■7-yy » ■ **■■'.«"-.'.':..-;.": .',-'..-v '".-.
'-i ;'.E very;'. .res'ide'ht',.-..i.n --, "Steele y is
keenlyi^ihxibu^  to: kifow if it is
the inteu^ion of :the Government:
'to'give assistanee;tpyyt;hey; Ivoot&<
tiay Central rail way';-'    ■ - :y .;1-:I- .-
'-'■'•/■''.:.. ,-.:.:   ■'■!,■ -,',.::■-■'.*..'* :*- '..'■>■      y.yyy.   ■■..■■'
■■-:■ \ Mi\;Sifton. and: other yW
LiberaisV'arev3tili strong.'.in 7their
de iii a'nd's f or .'$: s iin pie educati on'
al clause in the" .Autbnb.ihy';Billy
giving:the provinces full: power
in -education 'in » the  newypro-!
Viuces.'y ■".yy;!?yy..    :-.,.'y.:F.j;,F-'.F'-
i~--:.-" ■'■'-... y..:''1:-'/: '.':.".'.'.*-..■-.•.■. * -^■'■y-'r/ -:■:-:■:■■-<: f'- ■
iyyTie Pass is theQatest town-site
to : drop7.pft;<'they; 111 ap^,:.'p'f.'V.'the
Ru'ssiah'-Empire.yyr-7y''iV7:^y'7'7 '^^.
^How's This?:
Wc oiler'. Olio Hundred Dollars Kc-
,-\\-ai'd tpr tiiiy;ease.;of Oai;at't:h ythilt; tian-
riot l)&.-(juryci:i-iy-..'rHa'i].'s Catarrh Cure.::.
•yrk'j?:..r.',;ca;RNj3Yy&'-cp:s',TbiiVdo:,i0.':--'
yyiWe.the; undersigned;have: khb.\vi]'.':Ii'y.
•'f.'-^Qhonoy'yife
belicyo-hilh perl'eutfy ljphorafile'.'-iu-' all'
j3iisiivi^.;.tiransa.Ctidnsy^tna{: ifihaheially
•able t6..&i,riy.'.(iii''fc'ji.nyybblimiti(ins;,''hiu(i'ii,'
by:.lijs'Jirm.;.-^■•■'■"■;..,•:;,,-.rr;.;' ^;;,:yy .',7 ■";." .';y "
'■'■., 'AV'ALDING. KlNNAN &'ti\t'AliVIN'v
'.' ,     ■;■ Wholesale Dfugg-istB',:Toledo, O.;
..Hall's >4;!itarrh;.'Ci'iVe is taken ,in 101 -
nally, aetin"•':dii>.iiotiy.".:;,iipb''ii""-'tlie'--blood
and rnnfjqus.'. siu-faee. ot' 'the, sys'teiii.
Testimonials sent free., Price To cents
per bottle:".-.Sold by all Drug-g-ists:
Take  Hall's  Family ypillsy for <:on-
siipation.   .7     ,.-' y.    ".yyy-    '        :...':
• " ■'   ■    -'■      :   '■    "'.■   ■'■■-.   .   ",  -:,!.■"    0 •■'■.■; .,'
.  ■ :'.,.-; 'NOTICE., - .^ ■'„:.'.-'
Notice Is liurelij- (jlvon Hint ISO iluys iliicr ilnu:
I in to ml tiviipjily to Uiu Clilel' (-0!iniil.ssloin;r m
J.ii.liii.ls 11 nd Works aiid tin; AHsisuint Coniiiiis-
sioniM' of l.dnUs iiiul Works for the . District ol
Kust ICpntoiiiij-.'foi';i   lliijoiisi! to yprosptel' for
''on 1 ti nil I'ciroliMiiii iiii tin; l'olIrm'IiiKi.lusurilj.ijil
liinils .sltiinUMl oil. Kinllii (Ti'olt  jus'l iiortii of
Uiu    Interiiutiotial    Uouiiiliii-y'  ,]jlnoy,  lilonlc'
■l.VJa, soiilli'i:nstu'i-ir]io|;tioii of IJi-itish Coluinbiii,
;   i.   ConiiiiiiiiciiiK n't it'iiost (iliinteil nunr Kinllii
ci-ULil; iiiul iiliout ono mile Iro'ui wlierii Iho.oi'uck.
ci-osses tlio I'lilc'i'iiutloinil llbuntliii-y Lln«, lwins.
'the   fi'ililiil. piisl" of ,'lflitlu  Du'tisl> niniiii uuO
iiiur.kod Kltlio boml.'.s  nr.rt'lnvcst.coi'iior post.
ilieiu'e south SOohiiiiis.ytluince eust'-SO uiiiilns,'
tliiiiit'o'lioi'Lli Hi) fliaiiis. Uujiici: -west 80" clniins
,to plnoo 'of   bi^'li'ming,  I'.oiiliiiiiiiijf  010 iicres
more or'less.y ;',:■:'y.,y" - - ;■-'.'■:■■ ■■'—';',; ..■'■
■/■'Lo'ciitcil l)Hci;inlici-^i).' I'.Hi!.;.        '„"':  ! f'A, "
-y  -.7 ■   ",     * l< I ttl J; ■nou'st. Lociitoi-   ',.■'■
:.'.,.' ■■.,'.■'.'.,'' :^-,yy: .rouii/r.miifrpAK-eiit .
-.--. C'ouiiiionoiiii;, Iu !iai)osi,::pliiiile(l nori.li of
iiiiti iiiljiicoiii.tci'kittlo Doust's cliiiin.'being.-:the
'initial post oi \y..,l; Dpusi's claim mill.-iriiirked:
W. .Ii; Oqust's scuithwesi "cornel- post,.'-: thence
north 80 ehiiins. thenee"oust.SO chiiiiis,.,tlience
south: '80 chaiiis'..;.ilioneey west SO •■clijiiHS , to
rplaco of bc-.K-i n 11 i lit;. ,cb 111 a i ri i iig 010.' iiei-es  more
fOi"leSS.y.   ,'■   77.7,     '.-.   ; 7.'.^. 57.7..„,,.■;■ 7;777 (-7..:     ,y,
7 lyocflteillJeceinteraS, liiivi.--:■■•.■■ y'S : : : -;:
'-.'''!' y' 777.77:7 :" AV7.f.';DonsU Locator*':.'
"':'.■::..:,. .:'.. y,.:;;^.; yy ;7 .Iplm T. Hluff..Attorn.':-'
' ^.'l,s : CoiiiineiicliiK.-ill a jiqst plained \vost of anil
adjacentyt'o W;y.l.'*,Doust's claim., bciiiK-7tlie
'li.iitinlVpost of -'flips, 'p.; Ul'iiff■' ji-'s clniiiiiind',
lnarkeci 'l'lios, G. liluff fr's ;southeast, corner
post, tlfence7u<irtli .SO "ehiiins,''il\6iVc(J*',;.west Sii:
cliains, thence south 8Q/clniins, thouce. east: 80
ciiuiiis;; to; iilace of beifiiihiiiK,1 coutaiiiiiisjiSio.
.iicres'iiiore or.less. ■■! Located Sept. 8th,MM."
.'■..■:■:..' .K.y0'.-.' .-■,■.,,'.■;..■ Thos; G.- I51ufr jr.. Locator, .
:f :.■■';.■:• .:-'■ .,'''■':.. ' 'f- .•' :y.lqhn'T.;liliiffyAf;enl7'
-   Lociiteil Ueociuij. r,^8,.l,!.i0l;   K77 yV- J ;
:".|:r Commer.clni,' at."« .po.st;,phtiited .south of.
and iidjucc'u(;id'.Th0s,'O.Klulf ji-'s cliiiin, beiiifj
tho initial post, of,I oh n O' Coniii-ii-'scln iiii and
iniirkeii" jj'.Toliii/O'Cpiiiiqr's .iiortiibnsl,;:corner.
post,'thence; south 80 cliillns, -tlie'iico.west 80
dliiiitis, Ihence aoi-Ui 80 chains, Uience-eitst;8,0,
chains to the, place of lfbgiu'iiitij;.' eoiiiiiiiiiiisWO
lieresinoro oi'tjiss.:„:; .;•.''■ '■•■.-..-..'?■ '•.r-''-:'y.y.;., '■. ■'"'-;,
'• Located December is, l.!l04. ...:.::::. '.,;i,.' '.:..,'.•
. ■: -y''7,7 y y,,j, y'■,':y.fp'hu'.b'Cpiiii'oi%-;'iLo'ciiior'y.
:.. s yvy.,...,;. :;■;■'..   -..;: ■■;-7; 'john'ryuiuff, Ageut
■ '   '■       WOT1CB. "     ';,„■;.■;.
Notif-ivis hereby KiVen that thirty days after
date I intend loyiippl.v,lo iiii..' Cliief'Oommis.'-
sioner of Lniids and-Woiks and ilie; Assistant
Comn-iisMoiier of Lands and Works „fov the
IJistiHi't of Hast .Kooteiiny . for a l>li'i,t'n.so to
prospect for Coal anfll'eti'oleuiri on: the follow
liiff described 'laud situated .honr'-the head of
Ivintla creek and iidjoiuiiiir the Infei-niitioiinl
Uoiindury Line, lilnek 4r>y:y. Kouth(;!istoi-n, portion of liritish-Ooluiribia. ' . •■.-•■.'■.
' ,1. Cornmcincini.: litn post plnntod,jieiirKiiHlir
creek two iniles west of',.laines O'Connor's,
northeast 'corner post, beinc: the initial, post of
ICllleda O'Cijniio'r's.elaiuimill Iliarki-d Killedn ■
O'C'qijiior-s, norlh wesl corner posl.. llieiice sonl li
illUliVycliiil'iisi thence east, einiily eliaiiis. tiienee
uorih eliihty eliulns: i.iieuoti west eighty chains
to   place  of  beainnluij., oon'tiiitiing-.- ii«- acres
I more or,less. ;■ .',  ,'  .;' ' '''•„■' -   ■■;' J, ' ',.'.'■
.-.yLpented.'pi;.|.'(1ii:ib.ei;.i.«.,]!tiOI.' '■   ,    ' ■'■
..■ ■'   ,.':'i.'.',   J     : - yKltledii ly^Coiiiior, Loi.-utor
..,: ■■"/;'':"■■'■/'■■!: '..-■;.' yy.Jolii :r, iJiuiT, Ajjeni. -■
il. ...Cpiumouciriff: iii-a p'ost,: plHi:t(-iU   iionii of
iiuU tidjuceiit to ICltledaO'Coiin'or's claim',: beiiiis
the'.liilllai post of.!. W.'  Withi-rpp's claim aiid'-.''
marked  .1. ,\V.-,:.Wiiliorop's; south wesl,: cprri'er'.'-
post.      .''thence     ;   north       elulity       eliaiiia,,
thence east, eighty ehiiins, thence south  eighty '
chaiu.s..theiicc west eijfhty chains to  the  piiiee
of be^iniiiiiK. i;oiit.aiiilii(,r.(ilO;iii-res iiion/oi-less..,
■Loenteil'ncccmborili, liifll. '    'yy;- ;,;.''■  '-;
;...    ',-,     .1. W; W'ltherop, r.qcaioi-y   .,
y ''■■';■;.  ''      y'•loim/r. ninfr. ako'ih, ; .,.■
.:!. 7:ci5iiiViieliCiiiff ata iirtAtphiiii.ed ■want iil'auii.,
ndjacent to ,1. W. Wltheriip's claim.   biiiiiK" ihe '
biitiiil. post, of Kdwaril  McOuiro's  elniiu" aiid  ..
marked   l-:.d«!ii-d -iMcO iii re's   sputiieast corner,,
pdst,'tlienee norlli cifthty ehains,  thence., west
eighty .chains,'  thenee . south   eighty : cliains,
thenee: eni^t..eighty eliii(ns io tlii.* place of'be-,.-.
giniliiii;-, coiilitiuiiigi) lb acres moreoi- loss. '-, 7  i.',
" LoeiiKni necenibei-28.-; iooii"    .].':'';.yY\>,   '  ...
,,:..,':■',./. ,  '..lilclwaril Metiiiire.Lociitor ■-  ,.-'■■'
:,.-;,:'  •■' ',...'."■ y..,.:.■-'••■ *';■'.-,■■ .rohnT. itiuff. A^ent
,-': '-i:   Gpinineiiciii(!- at   n,: post planted south of.
mid adjiieent lO'lOdwiird .'McOuire's eliiim', bif- :
Ins the initial posi of Maud Blower's cliiiniiuKty:
-marked Miuul!$lo.wer!s liortlieiist corner post, .1''.
.tlieiic'c soutii'.'olKhty-cliuins;- tUbhi;<:.;\ycst eisli'tj*-..-'::
chain's, theiiee north ei(,'tuy. clia ins.' tlience east,.'.-:
eighty 'elniiiis to tii(!V.]il!i<!e' of iioi.'iri!iin'i,'', 7C011- u
tainingtyo iicres niorpor less. .7        :6-  -.- '■'■'■■  ■&'} ';
7 repeated pecoiiibei-ilS. Ittqi. ,. \"J;f..\.. :,y   •'•'■■i,ff
.',-   ■_■.: 1   7   ■,..' :   ... .,,/,.M'auil_].iloivorK„..Loej'tor..;,;    .'...
7 5 y ::<•..; '-::!-.;xf ^.'iy.\"-•• ■'.i'ohii-:'n.'.;Illii'fr..Aijeiiti:-'---'--
i.<.^.^"«"i..i"»..«-.t'^.^>,
own; fpO,
around.
AT GOLDFI
- .The can-, pot Quick Fortunes..   ^e
acres,  with'rich Gold   Strike?   all:
.'';.-,   Gold  Veins Discovered.  -JOIN .NOW  and'
Help LJs Dig
Everu Share ot Golden. Sun' Stock  ikl.ves   ■
ownership .in   the   fioldtield   lOif.-iicres and
'Colorado   200—iota!  i-'.OO 'acres/     Dividends.
'deelared'.'on hvi.th would Ik.*
TWO   DIVIDENDS    FROM    ONE   INVESTMENT
y:LANDS-AND-WORKSf '
j ■--■■.'   :: ,,■ ...'..-    ■ ,.-'..-:'-.'■. --.'•; :''
CANCELLATION-'.'OF,'. .R.RSERVF.
w
$15 Buys 1000 Shares
*4T).buys ;J..:iUu. sh;u'".s
Fully )iai(,l.   Xdii
!?!)(i buys 0,000 sharos
-s(;ssabii>.
^•■■•■■•..♦"».^..»"
BUY   BE FORI'
500
: Tin-:  pf-mck  advanoks
PER    CENT
ORDER   AT
*'ho GheanesT,
cash   in   the
ONCE
and   Best,  with  on: in tho mino
tron.sury.       If   ovfr-siihscrihod'
money will bo roturnod.
Highest Com morc.i;il ;i.nd I'n.nk H.offM-ohco>.
a.nd
,'Ollf
Mr.   Borden    made   a', strong
attack on Premier Laurier in the
Commons   oh'  the   9tli, . stating
that   he    had     introduced   ; the
Autonomy-Bill   before    he'  had
consulted     his   colleagues.' .'and;
that Mr. Sifton aiid Mr. Fielding
had   particularly   heen   ignored.
Sir   Wilfrid : replied'". that .the
Autonomy' Bill,    like  all. Bills,
was Subject to ainehdmeni. t   So
■ lid'   not   directly     answer   Mr.
Borden's insinuations or charges
■ Tho people of British Colum,'
bia are now ready'lo decide that
the fresh air .'of the fa.rni will
better, lit a number of the Opposition members of the Provincial
legislature and enable them to
escape the 'chloroform jar of
Doctor Osier.      .',
, respec-
0TICJi.is ho re by givoiiLth»l. the reservation
established in pursuance of tlinprovisions
ot the .^.Columbia, and..Western  Kailwtiv
Subsidy Act.. 1811R.'.' notiees'or-which -were  nuK-
lished  in.the British  Columbia Onzette and
dated "tlv May.'1 SiKV. and Bch ,Tuiio' I81)fi
.'lively, are hereby ciincelled. y
■.Crown" .lauds situated • \vi tlii ii  the  area' em
brncectby the said reservation will be open  to-
sale,- settlement, lease aiid  other di position-
under the provisions of t.he   Land  Act."  three
months lifter llietda.te. of the llrsl publication 'of
this notice  in  the. I.iritisli Coliniibin ("Mizetfe,:
provided, however, that in all eases where lands
are so .sold,  pre-empted,  leased  or otherwise
alienated, hy  the Government, and iii;i> sulwe-'
iiucnllv found, iipnn the .survey of tne (.'uluinbia
nnd.. Western   Hallway  Coiupiiiiv's' blocks, 'to
lie wholly or in part within mi :1i '.bl.ie'li.s,  llieii
the persons   so   aeq'tiiring such'  lands   shall
iienulre  their title thereto from  the   Itaihvnv
Company, who have agreed'to denlwiUi  sueii
ptircliasers. |)re-euiptor.'i. lessees, etc.,  on .the
same terms and eoni.lit.ions as the Cioverniiient
wpuldunder the provisions of the 'Lund Act '
c,\eopf iu respect to'liiiibur laud.-.' on   the.i 0111-
Iiany's. blocks,  which  shall   be  .subject to the
regulations issued by tlie Compiniy1 relative  to
the cutting  of limber on ;ihe Coiiiinbiu  and
Western Hallway Land (..'rant.
■■•■■■ -W. S.-COKK.       ' '    -■
Depiiht Cuniniisxioncr
Luiiils'iiiid
!).
•.of Lands:<!!•
II orkx Department,
'ie.liiri.a,' h.C.. :!4i d Fe.biuii.ry,
Works
i'{J 0:i
-y'./y'."'y"yyyy 'NOTICE.-;/:--;;' //~-,-/'-:i
: Koliceis herbliy-sfvon'thii't .'liidays iifleiiliite
ri'iiteiia to appiyst,P.the Chief Coinihissipner of
Luiidsyj nil AViVrk'sVuid .(.lie Assista n t. Coiriinis-.
siorier: of: .Lands aii'(V:A\rQrk.s':f6i- t,lnyyi")i.strict
of fiasl ICooteniiy,' lpr:!i'l;icence to prospec.t.for
'Cptil iiii(iyi:>etrpleiiihvph,the fo'lRiwiiiKdosoribed
iiiiidssliiiiiiediioar 'iii'a heaiiyof; lvintiii criiek
and about lliree-uiiips. frohi wlie.i-e tiie.ci'eclc
crosses the International l.iouiidai-y-ljine, lilock,
•ir>0:l. .southeasterh portion of Britisli p"lu'mbin.
7.7        ■-.-...' ,-',   7   '7     '., .  7    , ■     0   '    . ■ .   '"      .V    '
;. 1:  -CoiiimenciiiH- nt irposl planted near Kin tin
Creet,   two   nines ? west. of 'Joh'n; O'Connor's
liortbeast,.  corner!''  post,     beiusj     tlie. iiiitial
corner,  post,:  pf B-  A.' Merrick's   eliiini,   and
niark'ed B. A. Merrick's' iiprthwest,, eei'iior'post..
tiienee sbui.hSO eliaiiis. tlieiiec east, SO chains,
tlience north .SO elniiiis. thence west ;S') ,chains
to place .of besinniiui. con taininiri; In acres more
or less. ■'■''''    ■ .".• ■".-'. y 7■■',■.'■..,'.!'''   ■■ ■ .'"
: Located December iS, I'JOI.y.    ';    '- -V   -■'."■'-,
;    It.;A. Merrick. Locator
";,        7y  y '■ '-.-'■'' '."il olin 'I.'.' Bin ff: Abomv .
:l   Commencing at a  post .planted  iinrth  of
iihil adjaeeiit  to  Ij.  A.. iMer.rick's eliiim,-lieins;
tlie initial post of Jules  Prickeu.'s  eln'iiii  and
marked .1 'tiles l'rickett's southwest nornbr post.
Iheiicc north SO eliiuhs, thence eiisi. 80 chains.
thence south 80 chains, tlience west SO chains to
place of t),ef,'innins. coiitaininir (HO  acres ' irioiie
or loss.   '•". ■     ■■'-. ■ ,"■ "    ■'
Loeatej) OoeemberiS, I'.ioi.' .•     ,      :'
..-. .' .'■'.'■■,''. -'■■■'.'  . '.lules Pricket t.l^ocatoi-. ...
■','.'-.   .-.•".'"..   , .rolui'L'.llliiflV Ayeni ''
...:l. Commoncini,'- at a .post' planted west of
and lidjaeent to Jules I-'rickelt's elaini. beiiijf
tlie initial post pf Gertenb O'Coiinor's. claim
and marked Gerlene O'Corinor's soii thou si. corner post thenee tibr.Ui SO ehains. thenee west so,
cliitinsi ihenco "sou ill til) chili ns; thence .eit'st. 80.
chains to the pinco.of lit'is'lniiiiuj. eonliiinjiii,'
Oil) acres more or less. ' .'■
Located Decembcr-JS. i'.KH. ' -'".:.
''.';■."'" ■■■-, llorteiie O'Coniior. Locator
: , .loiui T. Hluff. Audit;-
I.. Ooivimenclni,'' al,,a posl, likmled soulli of
iuiitndjaeei.t toGorleiiuO'Connor's i.daim lining
the initial post of James 0'Ooniipr's;.clniiii
and marked .inmes'O'Connor's .iiortlieiisi, corner post; thence south 80 chains, thence wesl
Sdclialns.. tlieiice nortli 81) chains, tlience easl.
SOchains to place of licKiunini;, containing 0I0
acres more or less. ,    i >•
Located December•-'.Syl'.lOl.
. .Iiiines O'Connor, Locator
'  5 John 'IV Hluff. Afteni
:;■:.:':   .-, rf ...NOTICE, .v:;^;,,'.;-.i:u::'■ ':)
JCOi'tftlC isliercbyffiveii that,- :W :'dii ys,"-after"-
diit'e.I ihtchd'tpiipplyyto Cliiet'Coinniisssipiiei-"'
of Lands and Works iiiid   the. Assisiiuit'Coiu-
mi.ssipue(r of Lnh'ds;.ii.ii(l 'Works foi-'the District;"
'of 15nst:Kooieniiy:r6Va lyieoiise io::|ir'espect'fer:
Coal iindi,l:'eti-ple'iiin ou the following described ,'
land .situated near the lieiid ofisimla ercckahii
iuljpinlntr. jth.e,;-, Infernational  ilpiiiidaryy, Line.
Blpelc .'IS'J.-li, spiiih  eustei'ii  portion  of. British
.Cpliimbin.,'';;;" .:- ;;."■•'     y .::''"       :'.",; '■.,',.
:   l."-'CoinmeiiciiiK.''ii.t'ti" post pliiiitcd ii'i!ii'r;'l'CI'n'tl» .
creek- find ytwo miles ,wesi7 of ,Manil rilower's
iiprtlieasi eoriier post, hetiipr tlie initial post of,
Jaines   .Wilson's :cliiiiii: aiid   marked:y.i'iiiiieS"
Wilson's iiortiiwest cornet-  post, 'thenee  sou th-'..
.eiffhty.   clniins,   tlience .; east;,eighty    chaiiis,"
(.lieiicij.uorth ciKlily chains, tlience 'west} eighty .;'
cliiiiiis.tp tlie place of iieijiu'iiiug. cnutn'i'iiii'ifr'fMftA
ueres,- more. prv, loss!-:.' :.^.\^}fy.Z'.''::.''-."if '.'.."    .":' ■"."■
y .I'iOeii ted, December's.. ■i.liO-i:;.:: y".,,,:;.': ..r,.--.--'!!'"i;:r:-
,:■'■■-,■' :: iff' y James: Wilsoii/'iyocHtoi-^yy:
7'   :-:'.--y.   ^Syy.'-■'•• y•,'.':.J"hii:-:'|V.l'«Iuffj-'A'seii!:■!■.>"■',.
7;,2:   Ci) ii i ii ie ii ci 11 if ; it (• si',' post plitu ted uiirth fi ,,•
hfid adjacent to .Taiiics  Wilson's -.claiiii'.-[icing: ,
the. iniiia 1 ypost.;.of ;T..H. pooIc'Vpsyclaiin liiirt'-.y,
rii'a rked . '1,V if..'Dooiey's spii tii west: ooViiei- ,-post i:
Uieiice iftirth'tiifrlity ichaiiis7t,h'(?i|cc east elffli.ly'f
ehiiinsy tlieiice,.soiith'ei|,'liiy.-chaiiis/.to
eiijin.vy chid us;tyh the;; pl'acn of beginiiirijc, con-..-
taliilii's 0IO:acres;iiibr(Vpr-Jess.y:yyy.:yy : y i,y:.
.y.'Loeateilybece'inl^i-^syi00-|7;y77yj7;: ':,;.;■;"':!yy.;«f;.V:
.--yyv,,-,:. i-^n.y^iiiyy^^jH.Dpoley.-vijOciitoi- - 7y»
:".,'     ";:     \7    \i»"e':' John TT'Jil'hff.':A''Sent;y-' '
■   . '..    ' ■ L-'        , ■     7. .     Y>  ■.. ,-.   '.        •     -■...- .-•-   ^
•-. il.'.t.'ohiiiieiii'.ing -.at apost :i>la!iti;tl west, oi'
aiid adjaeeiit id T. H. l-iooley'selairri.,'being! t.he
iiiiviiil post: of -.1 olin Cray's chiini aiid;marked"
John Gray's; southeasl corner .post., thorice
norlh eighty chains, theiiee west'eighty clniins,
thence,south' eiglily chains, ihence eiist-eighty.
ciniiiLs to the place of beidiuiiiiii-: cpiitiiiiuiiji-
CiV) acres lno.re pi' less. ....:    7 .■.''   7.".-     ,,
. Lpcatei! necetiiher :.'8. 1H01,   ;   y .'.'■"-.■   "       'y-
':'!. " y :' ';'■ i J'olin Only. Locator: ,,-:
'■..■-.-, ' y ;""!/■'.■":,    "' Jolm 'IV BiuiT, Ageiit v 7
1. Cohimeuciiii! at n post planted soutii.of
and adjacent to JbhiiGniy's claim, being tlui'
initial post,, of,: Ifllizii- .McGuire's7 ol'iiim, itud:
lnark'edKliza McGuii-'.'.'s nortiie'ast. corner post;
Uicivce sou th. eighty ehains: theiiee west eighty
chiilti'sl thenee north eighty ehiiins. thence east:
eigliiy.ehiiins, to the place, of begiiinin"-', 1:011-7
t.'iiniii'f (110 acres niore, or less.      1 , ., .
Located December iS,' mot; : "'
'■'■1 ■;■'..:.     I'lljzn iMcGiiire, LPcator 7
,;'>-"■'' 'Jplni/ivBlurr.-Agent ,:
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WANTED
A Local Salesman for Fort Steele
and Surrounding- Country to Represent
'Canada's Greatest
Nurseries'   ss-
CEARY   &  DOYLE.
•»(*..«« ■•.•.,•..*...»*. 1
j MAKK ALL REMITTANCES I'AV/IHIJ-; TO .
The Golden Sun  Mining '&  Milling  Co.i
204 Kith-edge  Building DENVER. GOLO.
T\\e.   pi'osGiilj  (Hiiulil.itni . til'
pnix'iiir.i.'il    mining     intlti.st.i'y
<.iic.li as In mini riitlicl.   I.he
I.i01 is l'i-i'i|iiiMil,ly .11 indf!   by
Im.mvs , ol'   1 he' r)p|io.sil'if)n
Ic^islal ion    and
ni'<;aiis   lhat   th
linn   i-nactfd
Lrov(!i-iiiuent
dnslrv.
by     the
inininw
Ihe  I'
kill ins.
the
i.s
a.sser-
ine.in -
in   the
part.y
i^'isla-
ro viiiein I
the   in-
The
in mi im'
indnstrv       of
'.' Nev.'t':Ki,."viirit:i,ii
in    llitidy,  Krnii!
Slii'iilis,    OrM.'iini'.n Litis.
A'   1 .<-.ri 1 i;iin-nt   sil.iinl.iiiii
fury   i-ii.si.m-vi.mI    fur   tin-
i'ny weekly,,  ! IiiikIsiiiiic,
uiiil Hpccialiics
Sniii.IT  ■ I'Viiits,
nnd   Itosoy.
II.I.KI     li'l-l-i-
I'iv.'lil. mini.
OuLlii, fi'iM'i.
VVHti! for |iiir'i,i'ctilii.r.s, ,-i.ikI si;m<I 2h
rt:iil.s for. 0111; poi'.ki'-.l, iiiit'r(isco[io jiisl
Mm
Mill
t.llillff lo II;
pl.'inl.s for
'KTflNK    .V
:(.:   in   (ix.'l.liilliini.
illSI'C.I.S.
IriH'..
W'KLI.l.N'dTO'X.
KonUiill  j\'iii
lOvi'.r SOI!
i-rii
ten's;
' Livenj, reed, & Sale Stable.
.   Fort Steele B.C('-
l:U;ytil;ir   O.-tily'  Sl.a^e   inoets  till
l.raiiis ;tL I'Airl Sleole Junction.
SADDIiK'.'*.  I'ACK   l-TOUSK.-'
n-AMiNO i>i-,ai.i   liiNiK .vki'i-r.ivi 1'
Shaving
Hair Dressing
ParJoi
Next lo Strntlici
Hotel
TORONTO        -     ■ -      , OXT.AKK)
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FORT    STKiil.E,    B.   C
All   Kinds  of  lliiir Work .u.  Specialty
Notice:is.hereby iriven tluit tliii-ty days iifiiii-
(liite I intend In iipply to. Ilie, Cii'lel'..- Coiniiils-
sloiicr Pf Liiutls iiiul \\r6rks niul t,Ho Assisuint ,-
eoiiiinissioner of Ijiiiuls iiiui \\rork-s for tlie,
District; of l3nsi ICooleiiny., for a License to
prospect for Goiiln nd Ifetroleum 'on. tlie following deserilicl liiiitl .sititii.ted ut,,.:tlii! heiiil of
Kin 1.I11,' creek three miles north of Ilie I liter-''
lmtioiiiil lioiiuiliiry."LiiiUj' lllocl: irilU. .spilth .
eiistern portion of Britisli Ooliiinliiu,. '..     ':.
.1. (.loiiinieiicinii'iU ii, post planted nlioul two
inilesjiorlli of 'IV II. Donley's soutlnvest corner
posi, bui.iiff the iiiit'in'l posi.of.lohn Clyne'scliiiiii
nnd iniirlted John Clyiie's north vvesi, corner post
tlieiicpsputli Sll eliiiin.s.J tlieiicc. o:ist.81! ('.'hitlint;-,
thence uorili Hricluiins, ijience wottt.tKO cluiins ,
to : pli'ice of .beiilnuiiiK', oontnliilnif "i'> iicres '
inpre or less. '    '    "",
Located UeeiMii Iter 'in, I'.ill, I. '7  ■      .
■ii.,.- .'-.',■■■ John ulyne. Lo'cntor
Jollii.'LV liluli'.'Ai.<ciit.
. 1. 'Coniiiieiicliif; ntii jiost pluiited north of
nnd iidjiiceiit to Joint Clyne's cliiiin. belli}; the
initial post of Lou' lluill's clniiii and marked
Lou Hunt's southwest corner posi, tlience cast '
SO cliains. tlience nortli Hit ehiiins thenee west
80 cliains, thence south h'll chains lo the place of
bCffiniiini,'. cuiitaiiilni.' (110 acres moro'or less. '
Located neeeinuei-.ilS,. 1110-i    ■,''■■ •' .      i
■'.'.- Lou Hunt,  Locator
John 'IV IJliiff. A,.rent
It.   Commencing at   a   post  planted west  of
and iidjaeent to  Lou  Hunt's claim..being iho
initial     post   of   Henry   I.'rcncirs   claim   and
iiiaiked ..enry l.'rciich's .southeast i-ornei- iio.'ri,   ■
(hence .inriii MU .-li.iin,-.. tlience w. st 80  elniiiis,
1 nein-e s.uitli' S.i cli.iius.   thenee east 80  elniiiis
10   place   of beginning,   containing   (110. acres
more Or b-ss.
Loc.ai.cil IJceeiulJor.iW, I'.III I.
I leiiry l''i'(.iicli. Locator
John T. Hluff. Ag.ni,   :
I.   O.iiiiineiiclng at a.  p.ixt   plained   ...iiiih of
Mini  iiil.piei.nl.  Ii.. Iicnr.s li'i'iiiieii's 1 laiiij.   In ing
llip initial posi. iif .liilin   Hargrove's el.iiin  and
uiiil ki'tl'.joliii llaigruve's l.orlli. ast i.-onn-r pii.st
tiii-nci- s
ihence 11
.mill Hli 1
..11 h hli 1
In.Ins
IllllllS
lli .
ilv
plai-r oi ln-giiiiiiiii..
01' h's.s.
I.i'icii led Line.   i.
I H.nI
Hill
SI    Ml   l-llllillS,
Sll rli,iins 10
.     A.M. GI..'K/..
Ph'OPKIE'HOK.
RfiAl"; IP  ,pHJS PROSPECTOR.   FORT STBRLE, B.  C, MARCH  1005.  <r��*mcjij tarns'f^WTtwn-  Mr***-* ������nr-��i~  ;  /"��** L.JJM*-/aemmcuifcjt���gay  iFJaw^JiVTwrp-Ti ��rr T-'tot-"rTm����rni  ��Jjg ^r.O'0^ttxi-  v.  SATL'UUAY.  MaK''H 25. l!10o  WILL HUaT IN ROCKIES  Washington. D.C.. March 23���  The [jresidum is ��*oing ahead  with tho plans for his southern  trip and a month's hunt in the  Rockies.  The pre-.idem is due al San  Antonio, Tex., on March HI to  atlead the rough riders' reunion.  He expects lo leave Washington  on March :.'���">. He will ma Ik-1  short stops on ihe way at Louis-  , ville. Dallas. Port Worth and  Austin. Alter the reunion he  will visit Houston. Tie will have  a bear'hunt and a jack rabbil  , hunt.  Immediately alter ihe reunion,  as now planned, ihe president  'will gu io Colorado, where he  will disappear ,inlo the Rockies  and hunt iin/.zlies and mountain  lions for four, or live weeks. Hii��  camp will be c--tablished in some  remote canyon, and until he returns lo civilization he will con-  ccern himself about only the most  important affairs of state, though j  he will keep in close touch with  the White House..-  The  president's ��� special   train  will be sidetracked at the nearest  railroad   point,    and    Secretary  Loeb will   have his office there?  with   a .direct wire lo the White  House.     He. will be accompanied  by    several    ulerks   and   stono- j  grapnel's and will dispose of  all |  routine matters without  bother- j  ing, the   president.       Important.!  questions which must be decided  by the president and which   cannot;  be 'delayed   will be taken to  Mr. Roosevelt's camp, by Secretary Loeb on horseback.    There  will   be   no  other means of communication    between   the president's-hunting headquarters and  the. temporary White House, and  the trail will be guarded to keep  out outsiders. ,    .  The   president   will   return  to  Washington about May   lf>.      He  will stay here a, month and  then  go   to-Oyster   Ha.y   for the sum  '.mer.  ]��� mpered copper tool* of ihi-  ! incienth were capable of holding  , a keen edge like steel: on the  : contrary, ihey were probably  . very   crude   and    uiisatisfactory  substitul.es    for  what    we   now  have.  .��. .f..%, -  ���    -0. ��t�� >.  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ *&^$^��S  ^s-SsS^^S?  mm  FORT  Your attention is icalled to ih<i  ���'Pioneer Limited" trains of the "Milwaukee & yt Paul Hiuhvay.'" "The only  perfect, trains in the world."  You will lind it dcsirublu io ride on  tho.se truiim when goin>>- to unypoint in  the Huston: Suite; or Canudii. , They  coiinecT, with all 'J'l-iin.icoutiiieiit.al  Trains and all*1 Ticket Ag-eiiis sell  ticket.-*.  For further information, pamphlets,  ece, ask any Tiokel Agent or  The Mining Center of South East Kootenay  R. L   1TOKD,  Pass   Agent,  '', SPOKA.VK.  H. ri, ROM'E.  Clenera! ;V��ent  l'OUTL'ANn  SAVE  TIME  ALL    THE     TIME  The Largest  Mineral Areas,    ,  aiid the Most  XSxtensive  Goal Fields on the  American Continent  are Situated in  South East Kootenay  ~--.fi %';<V^  Agriculture  Grazing and the  I   r l  Lumber Industry  are Prominent  Features, of the ,  District.  BY   USING  '* , TO ;    .  SEATTLE,   TACOMA  0 ���   ' ' AND ALL '      "  Pacific   Coast   Points'  ST. PAUL, CHICAGO, NEW YORK,  ALL ��� POINTS ��� EAST  The proposed Crow's Nest and Golden Railway will pass  through Fort Steele and Tap the Greatest Mineral Belt of the  District. <;  Well Spoken by Countess Minto.  The Cuuutoiss of Minio makes  au interesting suggestion in the  National Review. She invites  English 'nion and rwomen who  would like to spend a thoroughly  delightful holiday to forsake Lhe  Continent and turn io'Canada.  In her judgment, nothing gives a  more delightful impression of  the real meaning of the word  Empire t.h.iu a Canadian l.our.  Palace and Tourist  ' Sleepers, Buffett  Library Cars, Modern  Day Coaches.  Dining- Cars,  MEALS   A    LA   CARTE.  Choice Business and Residence lots for Sale  Best   Meals   on   Wheels  FAST   TKAiyVS  KAST  AND WHST DAILY  Woe  full  parti en lai';.,  etc.. call on or iirldi'css  rates,   folders  Apply to  R. L. T. Galbraith,  Townsite (Mce.  Different Kind.  Mrs. Kendall, the Lqiidon  actress, has favored a Leeds  audience with   an   amusing  dis  c  qnisition   on kissing.      Some   of  her fliet.a on the subject run:  To steal a, kiss���Natural. c  'To buy a kiss���Stupid.  To'kiss one's sister���Proper.  To kiss one's wife���An obligation.  To kiss ugly people���An act  of gallantry.  To kiss an ugly widow���Shows  devoted ne^s.  To kiss a blushing young  widow���Quite another thing.  To leis* your   molher-in-hivv���\  A sacrifice���Chicago Xows. j  S. G. VBIiFs-KK, u.W.l'.A..  Seattle. Wash.  H. BRANDT. c.v. & t.a.. Spokane.  If You Are Not Particular.  Tampered Copper.  The "fame and fortune, " that  we read of iu the newspapers,  forythe. one who can discover  the combination of metals from  which tlie ancients made their  working tools, is very chimerical  indeed. There is no,evidence in  all   history   to   prove  that   the  11-.  Oont travel over i.he Illinois Central,  sis any old road will do you and wc clout  want your patronise: but if you iiro  particular and want the best and mean  lo have it. ask the ticket agent to route  you via tho ILLINOIS CENTRAL,  tho road that runs thruusrh solid vestibule trains between St Paul, Omaha.  Chic.a��o. Si. bnuK .Momnlii-- and Now  Orlcams.  No additional chiii'iie is nindo for a  -cat in our reclining chair ears which  are fitted with lavatories and smoking  rooms, and hiivo a porter in ai.'endance.  Utiles via the fLLlNOIS CKNTRA1.  are the lowest and we will be jfhid to  quote them in connection with any  transcontinental line.  B. EL. Tkumijull, Commercial Agent  142 Third Si., Portland. O'igon.  J. G. r.Lvnsicv. T.F. & P. A.  142 Third 'St.. Portland, Oregon.  P. 13.'���Thompson', P. & P.A.. Room  1,'Column Bldg...Seattle, Wasli.  ��~- ''!k ��� '"    * -X- *   ' X. W! 5  Headauartors   for   Mining   and   Commercial   Men  The  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  J.   HIGH WARDEN.  PIONEER   BARBER SHOP  Everything Strictly First Class.  SeJut door U> Uie Prospector.  All    Modern     Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C.  Large   Sample   Rooms   for    Commeroial   Men.  Hooks and Periodicals  Billiard Room  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights Ac.  Anyone kcikIIiik a ukulfh nnd description nmy  quleltly usrartiiln our opinion free wlicthcr'nn  InviMit.lon In prolinlily pnlcnliilile. C'ouiiiiiinlnii-  llriiiBHi.rlcllycnnllilciitlnl. llnmlljiifikoii I'nlents  mint. I'ri!i). Oliln.it iiKUiiey l'(ir Hceurln'i; pntuntn.  l'atenta t.'iken tlironuli jMiinn & Co. rect)Iv��  special.milicc, wl!lion' cliiiruo, iu (lie  Forf Steele Cigar   Store  ���   .1. TAENHAUSER, Prop.    -  A  Pino  Li n't.-., of  Cigars, Pipes and Tobaccos  A hiindPOTiiely illn.qtrulod w����k1v. J.nrKCBt circulation of any hcJmiMIIc .lournnl. Terms, $3 a  your; lour montbs, $1.  Sold by all newsdealers.  MUNN&Co.36,Broad^-New York  Bramab Office. Kf. F St. Wasblagtau. B. C  PISHING   TACKLE  REPEATING RIFLES  No matter what your ideas or preferences  arc about a. ride, some one of eight difTer-  cnt Winchester models will surely suit  you. ���. Winchester.Rifles arc made in all  calibers, styles and weights ;   and which-  Toys,   Books   and   Stationery THK   PROSPECTOR.   KOKT STEELM   1  MARC J i  ) ^ vrnaiA'i   .\i \i;cn :>-.. iui  The best and safest way  to keep Baby's skin  healthy is to use only  BABY'S   OWN  SOAP  Pure,    Dainty,' Delicate.  Beware  of  Imitations.  ALBERT TOILET SOAP CO ,  Mfn.   MONTREAL.  North "Star Lodge.  NO. 30.  A.  F. AND A.  M.       G.R.  B. C. ,  FORT STKIiLK. U. f  Regular   meutint;.���1st   Tui'-.claj   In  '���ivcn  month at, elcbl o'clock      Visltinsr HretUcrii jn  cordinlly Invited I,  J21k River Lodge,  Forme. lo^dtir im'.'tlns-  held tlr-,t Friday of each uior.tli  Crunbruok Ludfjo. Crazibiuol:   regular  moct-  inK- hold on tho third Thur-d:ij of en-Is morals  .1. Hi^r.nr "iecrt'tury.  J^fifWf ��'rV't YrtfViVrVff tVriVmVVr itiiiiiint tVi cYt��.  i?r fTTTT7TTTfT7rmTr7TT?TTnYTnrTUrTfTTTTTTTT7.:.  I   LOCAL NEWS.  1  -���iSAUiiAiliiUUUJiUUjAUiiUiiiiiiUJAiAAlU*  -\l   iJovK-   ��ib  ill   l('i\\ il   l'"ll(JilV.  ^      J.     Cilllll.     rVrilie,     wa-��     ill  >o\\ n l-Yulay.  Dr. \V,iti wu=: :u Ci-i^tmi  Wed-  oosdav uo protean ma i   r>usine^>.  Xr>)-^   Robinson   was   n]i   from  his ranch Tuesday on business.  U     M.    Harrow   unci   A.   On/  visited "Wasa on Sunday last  \* -.f-��J-5>��-S K-?"K'��-^-y  ���k-.f '���'?'������.. V^?-.���->-"I---V'.'^ ;��� ?:'--";..���;<.;.H-?'?-?',  �����-<  Impe^L��l0LcLanada lfTh- GaoadiaFBanK ofGomlirce]  CAPITAL AUTHORIZED   $4,000,000  !��� CAPITAL fpaiil up)      -   $3,000,000  | REST ACCOUNT       -    -'   $3,000,000  !     Heeici    OFFScer-   Toronlo.  |l     T. K. .MKUUJ'J'T. IV.-niiU.nl    D. It. WILkIk. Yii-.'-l'r.'-. :un! (ii-n. M:m  AOKXTS    IN    GKKAT    UltlT.XlN-  Ll,,yds   Muni?     ,-   S omliam   -:.  L'indfii).  A CJciiui-jiI Hunkiiijji lU.^iiiL'KM 'iYuiwicH-il.  Savings Bank Depari mem.���Interest allowed -on deposits.      J |  I   Cranbrook Branch. j. F. M. PlNKHAM. Manager.  I !  11  I?  <5 i ,*  ���?   *'  6 ' ��  HEAD OFFICE--TOROKTO.  I'.-ud ,ip <;:ipital W.700.000: Jtc-crw Fund .Si.SOO.OUU:  T(ii:il Itc-din-ix'S ���� 1.000,00'! Xov. Mill,  1!I0{.  LondoM Oil ice; (IO Lombard Street, I'.. C.  Xe��  Vork Office:  Ml K\cliaiif;c Pliicc.  And 113 bi-nni;Ji(.", in Canada and tin* UniU'd Staler.  Cranbrook Branch.  *  #  F. C. MAIPAS. Manager.   %  *n^irtnKnKH&i!^^ <" rtW**<rl^W*iiX��**-X**4-*."Vti*t ��*M>R--*fffc**< **ft*fr<-��*S#WHK����#  R.    I-     T    <bilbra'nh   iv;k  at  Cranbrook bYidav on business  ^ Win.    Carl in     was   at    fernie  Sunday la-st.  T T .Yk'Vittie. P L S , "was at  Moyie l's week .lurveyina  several ini;iHi-aI claims.  Win     l.an��'ley   wa;  brook I'Yidav  :;l    I'ran  PAGE  Don -Ylarkay. ;>uperinteiidei)l  of roacl.s, was at Cranbrook Wednesday on business.  Andrew.!, DeUin, a prominent  miniim man from Idaho; was a  irno-si a: tin- Imperial Tiu-sdav'. -  It   is 'law iu]  to cuu'li I roil I today.  Kobin.-, and'lilac birds an* s(.,mi !  sl  .1 udson      Lai iii'ley,      (.<;itpwa>',  was ar Si,>^h> Tuosdav ou miniiiir  bUSlllO-ss, '        ,  ' '  I Rocky Mountain Chanter hi r, ^""s-'-ubl.*   J.   WaWi    was   at  5 . , ^jUruuorooK    I nesday    on     )ogi\]  NO.   V>6.    K. ,A.  M.  FORT STKKLK. 'B. i.'.  Dullness.  ilail i' at   h'ort St coir  li is said   tliat   thi>   i >p|>osit,ioti  beaches   liave   had   ;���    "rusty ap  pearaiici'durum [iiepa"3i weei;.  It looks as if tho railroad eon-  traeior will soon be'bobbin*; tip  in Hie vicinity of i*Wl Stc��ele,  ��� 'Ii Ihe railway policy of-.the  yo\ ernment is carried * i hroujjh  tho ivoolenay Central- w.ill be  built this year.  LiA8,,!'.'!.'!,^ -,H,1"ls t'.lle l'��"vi<".thlr.iiii-iicv0rsii(-���Llio<.liiiiilard the world over.   Iu fuMire Hairo Fciicom will  l.i�� iMiniU-il Willi h. which n mi iidaoil |.i olool u,u ,iK.iinst rust, ill iiilihtimi to tlio R.J vuiiizIiik.  Unier LUroutili our locul aKent or lliroct "railiTih.  THE  PAGE  WIRE  FENCE CO.  LIMITED.,   M'.ilkcrvfiu-.   Ti.roiitii.   .rotilreal.   St. Jolni,    V.'IiipIdck.      :*)s  E. G. PRIOR (Sl CO. Limited, Aeonts, VANCOUVER., VICTORIA aiid KAMLOOPS  ^       (Jejrular moetinjr.-.:���2nd Tue-.- ��� 3;  5   day   in   each   month  'ar  n.jh1    i-  ���S" o'clock". !���  ����� . " ��:  '5        Sojourning   L'ompanion-    ,u-o'   3:  ��   cordially invited. J:  3 ;:  -  JaMKS HrSLOl*. Scribe K.    5:  \ffjkffffUftt iiii.ii iij mjm11 ii ii 11111 j 111 j j i iv?-  W  Rrotessional  ' HARVEY &  McCARTER  BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS  CRAiVKKOOK.    '-      M.l'.  .     ..G. W. rVGflRTER. B.G.'L.  Notary Public of Jiridxh  (Jolnwbiu  Collection of iiccounti uttonileil lo.  Auditing jmd. koejiinji ol iioolc-, done  with dispatch. (Vorres'nondeniv, ^nlicit-  ��d.  U. W. K. CAIt'l'KK, l''orl'8tccl't;."U.C.  -C H. DUNBAR  lJAKUIS'l'KK.  SOI.ICITOi;  and .NOTAKV   I'lIULIC.  o  Cranbrook,   B.C.  T H*6 M A S    M c V r T rr 1 ID  ir..'   'Fori, Stoclo li.C.  Four Sti:kc.i: ui.vi.i.op.mi.m .ivnuiuail I.il  ���; _KW Loiidfinliiill Siroot. London. F.iikIiuhI  N.' A. WALLINGER, FORT STEELE.  POST OFFICK IJOX 8.  3 ������___ i  J.    T.     Laidlaw.     Cninbrook,4;,^,0"!       i��f,i"s"i������      P"]^  was   a,     Steele "Wednesdav   or,   -n<-��Sly towards   much   activity  business "    '.. !In   lllc'   'vootenay   valley durni"'                   ->   ���     ) 'lie comiti"' spring and siimnier.  i i  John   P    Larsen   and    Albert;     , ', ,  Larson   cauie   down   from   Wild I ' ��� notice.  Horse cr^ek Monday.   ' riixty day.- aitor dale ' I   intend  to  apply   to   the   Chief   (.'oiinuissionoi-   nl'  Land.-  tiitd   Work-   for   permission   to  IJiirohaso tlie following  dc-neribed   land  in Kast Kootenay. for pasture.     Ropin-  , ��� .     ��i"S sii 11 po.-t pUintod on the   nonhei'ir  U. S.   Brodenc.k.   \ ancouver, j boimdiiry  ol   Lot  l-l.  at the -ontheasi  was a -riiest at   tiie   Lmperial   on j corner of  Lot  Td1):!.  tbenre,  nnnli'-'oi  oatnrday Jast. ,        j ehains to the norlh eiisr   eornur of bot  .'TOO:-!, thence eM-HU chain-, thenee-out h I  .1. ' A.  IJuckham. of Revolstol e. J 10 chains more or'les.- io   the   northern  has sold his drttsr store   to R. E j houndury of boi iu. ihence u-cm iil���n�� i  Constable S. H. Hosk'uia.  Cranbrook. was at' Steele Monday cm, official busiiu-s.-  H  RSHAW  Beartie of Cranbrook.  ' A. Campbell,. Woif creek, and  M. Lapjitn." Fort Stoolp Jiuiction  were registered at the Windsor  Kriday.       ,   ,   ;  Don Alackay had tiie road-repairing machine out Mbqday ru-  parriii"- the roiuh across the ,Hat  at Westport.  ij ,���  llie northern houndury of l.ois I(i;ind t-l  lo jihiee of lH-'srinniii" eontuininir SO  acre- more or less.    ,  Ofited iii. Wolf CJreeki-.March lS.r I1HI">.  ��    - ri. \\-'. uAitK  -';"> " A"en5   \V. KltKkCH  GENERAL    MERCHANT.  R. L. McBride.,, representing  Woods, Viilliince & Co. of Nelson  was (loin��- business at Steele  Monday. = ���  WRITE  F&R  CIRCULAR  FOR RAW FURS  To McMIUAN FUR & WOOL Cfc  ._ UKPT. 20  1WI INN.  A. .). Devlin" aud J. Langley  visited Kimberley Wednesday  incidentally to look ..over the  Sullivan mine and the smelter at  Marysville.  J. G. CUM MINGS  CIVIL   ENGINEER  C  Provincial    Land   Surveyor  PORT  STEELE,  B.  C.  Mark Shi 11 inn- and Emil Ranks  who have boon placer mining at  Perr.y creek during the past  winter returned to^Steele Monday.  Mrs.'Henry Kershaw and Miss  Doris   Kershaw   took   the   east,  bound passenger train on  Saturday last for Morrissey. 'to   visit  her daughter Mrs. R. W. Rojrers  ANDREW    NEIDIG  CONTRACTOR     and    BUILDER  IIOUSK AXD SIGN" PAINTINO  CALC1 MINING nnd PA1?15U HANC1ING  PORT STEELE.   B. C.  l3W"   AJI    work promptly done.  ^NimiiiiUM^  1 fi. L MODERMOT-  2g WllOI.KSAl.l.; |)|.;.\f,KK IN  "   WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS  * ' Vi  I  ��  TELEPHONE   17.  -V  Importers of FOREIGN   LIQUORS.  ���',  Th.  D  H  i  n  H  MINERAL   ACT.  fFOUM F.)  ' Ii would be a great convenience and a source of pleasure ii'  some of our subscribers would  drop in and investiga:e their  credits on subscription.  ORrtTiriCATK OK TMPROVKWBN1 - i [r1,.., ,, I.    l-\������., I.,     1        ,      I   ,    i     r rank Uonavan who has���oeen  notice. I trapping in the mountains north  '���iioldon Flot'ci-"and 'Suiiii.-,'.' Min.-r.-il j ">f Fori Steele, returned Monday  Cliiini-.  siuiat". \n tho Fori Stof le Minlii-.' Ii.vis'on 'if  l-'.n-t Kootenuy Di-frict  Wnerp lociiii'il   -Ol: [..'iii.Cn'i'l  'I',ike notic<- thiit.  I   .l-une- A   Ilarvi.\    .-".������ f  v1ii.it'- I'i'i tltii'iiti- No     lirtv    .1  u:iii ffir ii.v-  a^l' .md us ii-'.mii :n"- Willi,lip. s   Ci)r->"..-   I" M i  H~ 112, G'Mvizf H  -cult  I- Mi'   itr-f.'-'   Atli-u  Mm/.   F M.C    liTU-i     Nil-    H.ip.m-jn     I'   M   ('  IIT. .15. Thomn- K. Ui'ii   F.M.C  liT.'.li!   WiIIiiltii  H   i.m-i, F.M C. IITXIDij si ml   li-rnn.i.'i!   I.nnniii  Kr> i Miner'-0<!riilic.m-Ni> II Ttrii   n'- ml -,\ij  illiv-  from tbu ilsitc hurt uf  ���n.ijinli to'i.- Mm  Inc Ueoordcr foi ii (.'i.TtilUiLti.-in In.i.riji- ti.��-!ii- . ��� "  fniMlie purpose-of. obtainin>r.-i-.i>'iwn  Oraiit ��f j       Hutch ill.SOll      '&     l^lack,     Crail-  ',��a.-i.o; the aboy��claims. , ���   ljr0uk, are sendiii-out a, booklet  Ailcl further  tuxe notu-e  tint! .in'il.on. uiidor .    r.   .  .-option 37, must be i:omiru:iic-i.-d.liefori.'. ilie  i.-sn-  unci- ofsuch Ccrti.tleato of iiriprov-i.-nieHt'., -  I uted lihis'Fli-sl day of Fcliriuiry, A.t'i. I'mr.  �� 7    '  TA.MKS   A. .llAKA'l':'r  ���;  %  ri  '#>  Mi  Vfa i ��tV  FORT STEFJliE, B.C.  lb , vi/  ��� -d  > i  ^- Cranbrook,    B. C.     ���'.- ^  ����     ���      WE CAN INTEREST YOU IN '     ^  Drugs and  Fancy Goods |  YOUR   WANTS  OUR   AIM  >$>w-  with a considerable number ol  martin skins, and several line  > ariboo heads.  Dave Cr.iliith came down from  Wi l,d Horse cre'eU M onday. H e  ������������ports', that a. large alnounfol  preparatory work in placer in in-  nitr is now going on up the  ��� ���rook...  ��� '    B. W. WERDEN.  Prop.  <���'' 1  ��� "��������  13eir  Furnished  With   the   Best  '<>;  ^F:^-TR,\LL^' Loc-vm)    imorkkctlv ai'Pointrd rooms   \  Excellent Table and Good Sample Booms  <>  *', Excellent Table and Good Sample Booms A  '^td^rJ^yrl^f^fX^V.?& :+f*&f}F<trsr^poc^<^C>~^  *>(  ;V"  \ 1J 10 have jiisi i-i-ci-ived the l:ti'^i:st  "* i;onsi^-iiun'iit ol Fancy fiuods  ever liroii^ht inlo thi.s disl riel. and u-e  can Miit. t Iio nui.-l. Ia.-,t idiom-., Our line.-  are complete and is without' doubt, i.lie  niii-t ,-elecl, in Southeast   Koot.enav.  in mining entitled "Tlie Shlnin,  Mark -.and   tlie; Mining   Shn.rk'''  'iniV-h \*alii!ib|o advice can   lib oh  tainefr.by'   reading this booklet.  Send for oiie .today.'  In.  OT3S55?VS��'V V����'ifw'~'/?fiiRw'U.,2^^?fS Alccliiiiiics,   I niinoi... spoiisineii i  ililPfFIGliRESS  r-Tir-rrigli  'l;i>   ih-ii.   ..'nil   -..lull   tin.   .;i;jn   find    i-eiiini'.-  :r.-.i^. .   i,;l   nnd' rir-l |,h!h1iih.   piiliit   uiiil cam 1.  General iVte'r-ch^i'nt ANr>  Liquor Dealeir.  .FORTY-F'IFTH YEAR.  '   |      If.   ,H-.-  Til''      'A}'!. X II-1'     Mi-lllli  ������ii.ril.'l V.      Ill:  T.i f   Soiip  .���56 PAOES  :   WEEKLY :  IXLUSTBATED.  INDISPENSABLE TO MINING-WEN:  V. .  VI   PER   YEAR   POSTPAID.  ,      . SKNII I'ou S.I\IC|,|.: i-opv.  Minings Scientific Press   ^V  330 MARKET ST.,  8AH FRANCiaCO. CAL  UnlTcr��lty  rhree & Four Year Courses  in  Miiiiii;;,, Clianik-.nl. Civil,  M<c!iaiiir.-il and Klccliicul  liiitjInccriiiK,  Miin-i-diouy ,-intl   C.��:fjli->(ry,  '���IlioldHy. anil   I'nlilic lU.illli.  Write fnr'.cjilcndnr' to  The Secretary,  School .ol' 3Iinin^,  Kih4iston, Ont,  .��� Ma,nul"actiirer(:of a,ll Kinds of .Lumber,        A -large*, .'issort-  5y: ment. of seasoned  Lumber and iShin^les a.lwa.ys  ~ ou ha.inl  --J- " 'DIMENSION      LUMIilCIt      A       SPECIALTY.  j WflSfl. - - - B G.  We have everything iii the way of  Dolls, Books, Toys,   Leather (iooils,  Dressing   Cases,   Pictures   and Toilet  .Articles.''. ',."���������  ICveryihiii"- that, ybu or the children liiay \vanU  When in Town Call in and See Us.  C. E. .REID & GO., -  THe Druggists. |  CRANBROOK,   B.C.  ^^  '-:-aM  \. - ^s- ^- ^>- ^- ^-,^"v ���:��� ^- "^s- ^,^^^^'  teel'e,  Meat  Market  T.  ROBERTS.  Proprietor.  Frc>h and Sal!   Meats  Ahvavs-On  Hand.

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