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 \\  Rooordar'e Office  J  n   ^njyvyi-innQnQiyiJwrjjw^  MTNKItAT,   l'KOOUCTION  OF  'KAST KOOTENAV  DIVISION'  IM   IflOl      $2,850,289 ^jg  &taAnji!riji'r0lnxutfirQi'ri'h^  ^fvinruTjjriruTjnjyTJTTU^  MINKRAr,   I'KODUCTION  OF ��  BRITISH   COLUMBIA   IN'  1WM 5j  520,713,501 '2  f   I  Vol. 8.  FORT STBBLE, B. G., SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 7902.  JVo IS.  ..:._New .Advertisements Toaay.  c ,  Notice���E. O. Prior, Minister of Mines. -PuKe 8  Notice -<3. M, Parker      "    ��  *    MINERAL FLOAT     J  ^1*4*4*4**444*4 ****����-���****  A strong company with large  capital arc now operating in tho  oil fields of East Kootenay.  ���  Tlie oil iii'diistry is conceded  to be one of tlie most important  in the United States and it offers  attraction  for   investments   'not  "^equalled by any- other.  Recent discoveries of oil in the  south eastern portion  of South  - East' Kootenay will attract attention to this district. _   '  The good or bad condition of  the Crow's Nest Pass mining industry  affects. happily'r or  un-  ' happily the'lives of thousands of  the'people of this district.  ;  This district' cmitains ?inany  prospect s and> ipartly7] developed  " mines, many of which will" prove  valuable    when   the   necessary  , capital comes to opeii and ' operate them: .-��� ,  /.Snow  in   the, mountains, and  <  an early spring has made glad  the heart ol* the placer'miner-in  ..  this district.; - - ������   F       ';  *  ��� It is estimated that *90,()00f000  represents' the    investment v- in  machinery alone,   employed oin  -     ��.! ~il,l'X,:���'n^.;f  Gnnl-ll    A f pita.   (  level, and jnueh higher prices  may be looked'for in the" rfear  future. s  Nothing wjll more fully conserve the interests of the mining  industry than the application of  correct business methods in se-  curing capital for investment.  ESTELLA.  Reports from the Estella mine  at Tracy creek continue to be  favorable. ft is said lhat the  company'will make most of, its  improvements this year. n A concentrator, air compressor and  wagon road to' -'the mine are  among the improvement0 now  being considered.  [CONCENTRATOR   FOB  -,--    ���. -       MIKE, -r-  The  ESTELLA  be  MAIL SERVICE WANTED.  >.v>  mining  " the gold mines'ofrSouth, Africa.  \    The mineral resources alone,  ^ in, the  vicuiity/of Port Steele,  are enough to make us feel cer-  .tain tfiat, within V very" short  time Steele  will be the mining  center of the district.  0 The   miners. Vof--'South   East  Kootenay feel that^better, times  are in store for them. .^  h      Greater   activity    in  will'probably be experienced- .in.  th is district during'' the ��� present  year than for many years past.  Iii 190i the "falling! off iiT'cqp-'  ; per consumption in Europe was  15.0 per cent,' due to the^de-  'pressed condition of.,strodevand  the general suspension1 of "work  on new electrical enterprises.   ��� ,  Through any year come hundreds' of letters seeking" information ' about "the .mining- industry of this district.  It is  said   that    the   average  prospector     says^   "porphyry"  i when he doesn't know what the  rock is.   ��  The development of the mining, industry largely .depends  upon the men engaged iu the  search for mineral deposits and  the development of them to a  point at wHich capital is justified  in taking-hold and making them  productive minos.  The mining Held has taken advantage of the extent to which  electric power can be subdivided  and the ease with which it can  be transmitted to any . given  point to an extent which would  have been regarded as highly  improbable four or five years  ago.  ���' The once famous Wild Horse  creek placer mines, bids fair  soon to revive again the fame of  its olden days.  A number pf important deals  are now being considered.  Work is progressing on a number of claims with flattering results at Tracy creek.  The present rate of consumption of copper is at  the  present  time   enormous,   considered   at  every point.  The outlook  for  the  mineral  industry     of,    this   district    is  brilliant and'full of promise for  the future. ...    ..  This fact alone, leads:to the  assumption that copper is at its  Residents of the Windermere Valley  "are "Emphatic in Demanding a, -  '    - ' More^Up-to-Date Service.  ..Peterborough,   March^20.���A  meeting of> the residents of the  Windermere  valley was' held at  * . * $     ' .   - . .(    {-  > '  Windermere on*r March ,20th for  the' purpose of  devising   ways  and means for the improvement  of    the'   mail; service   between  Cranbrook,   Fort  Steele,  Wasa  and Peterborough.  It    was   ,the:  largest -public  demonstration, ever held in the  t Li r *  Windermere; valley,' residents  from .Vvery. town, from Sheep  creek \ to Peterborough,, were  present.'��� S. Brewer was elected  chairman; Charles Estmere, secretary'; the following-resolutions  were passed: -.VCv ,-ff  " "That*petitions^be"drawn up  and c signed , by the. people'"of  Peterborough, ��� Athalraar, - Canterbury, Windermere, Fairmount  Thunder Hill, Wasa, Fort Steele  aiid Cranbrook.- In addition to  individual letters, which petitions shall ask for a mail route  f rom- Cra n brook, to Peterborough  i u ... sucIf? a~inanneiv as;to give' the  people of-this district a twiee a  week mail- in conjunction with0  the''�� Golden1- "and "Windermere  route."  v'^'That one-copy of the,petition  be^sent to Inspector Dorman and  one" sent ' to . the Postmaster  General ..be, forwarded, to Mr.  Galliher, Al. P., for presentation  to the" Postmaster General personal ly with a request to plead  the cause in behalf of the people  of this district." , ^  "It"was moved that a copy.of  resolutions be sent'to the Boards  of Trade at Cranbrook. Fort  Steele and Golden with the request to 'co-operate with the  people of the Windermere district in their efforts to have this  mail route established.*'  BOAUD OP TRADE'MEETING.'  A meeting < of the Fort Steele  Board of Trade was held t on  Monday eveniug to consider the  request of the people of the  Windermere district for assistance in requesting the Postmaster General to establish a  mail route between Cranbrook  and Peterborough, via Fort  Steele. A committee was appointed lo draw up petitions,  draft resolutions to be forwarded  to the Postmaster General, calling his attention to tho necessity  of establishing the mail route as  called for by the people of Windermere and Soutli Easl, Kootenav district.  Thunder   Hill   Plant   Will  Taken to Tracy Greek."  C. Hungerford Pollen, local  representative of the Euglish  syndicate, owners of the Estella  mine, while in Vancouver, last  week purchased the Thunder  Hill concentrating plant and will  remove tlie entire outfit to Tracy  Creek, where it will ,be'" used to  concentrate ores mineda ai- ,that  camp.  1 o  ��� The plant was erected at  Thuuder Hill some eight or nine  years ago,- and never" operated.  At" th'a: time^it wa"s"considered  up-to-date in every particular.  The plant which ' consists of  rock-breakers,   rolls." trommels,  1 o  elevators, Harts: jigs, Buddell  tables, < engines, five-. boilers,  pumps," steam drills, cars, are  all in excellent condition/ The  capacity of the" plant is'in the  neighborhood of 100-tons. ������  ' A mill site has been secured  at Tracy creek, and among other  improvements , contemplated' is,  the installation of a compressor  plant, arid a wire tramway^ from  the mine to the concentrator.'  The Estella group consists, of  eight claims, "up ,to the. present  time nearly 2,000 feet of tunnels,  shafts and adits-have been run.  The "ores are complexj;"' gray  copper, copper oxide, galena and  pyrite.' predominate, "carrying  good average yalues--ancl ^ occasionally highonea infcopper'���.and  silver.'" In \ No'.^M1" 'tunnel;"tlie  ledge is" from . three'" to; six in  width,V in . the Rover tunnel the  ledge is'from two. to'twelve feet,  the ore is galeua and considered  a good concentrating proposition  equal -to- other 'mines   in ' the  district.       -  ' t ��.-       -   ������  ' v>   :"   '      f        ;  captured three fifteen pounders,  two pom-poms, nine prisoners,  and a hundrpd mules, carts and  wagons. General Kitchener's  column captured j fiW prisoners,  45 carts and wagons and'a thousand cattle.  Tlie troops covered 80 miles  in 24 hours. The total number  of prisoners,is 135.  njy\rinjxniV'inrinnjTriJTiTnnj-i/vvtriuP  CANADA TO SENS TROOPS.  held   in  Sunday  Easier Day.  Divine service will bo  St. John's church on  next at 11 o'clock a.m.  Tho Ladies Guild arc arranging the lloral decorations and  mottoes for the festival.  .< Death of Alexander McTaviah.  The death of Alexander-bMc-  .Tavist) has removed one of the  most respected citizens of Fort  Steele. v . His demise will bo  deeply mourned by all .who knew  him.  - His illness which ended in  death was not of more than  seven days duration. He was  first , taken down with throat  trouble which developed into  epithelial cancer advanced from  the lip to the, throat. It was not  uutil his death was announced  that the public'was aware of the  serious condition of Mr. Mc-  Tavish. * There was an expression of uuiversal, regret when  the sad truth became known.  , The funeral took place at 11  a.m. Sunday from the Presbyterian church and was well attended,, the coffin was covered by  floral tributes of friends. The  funeral cortege was formed and  moved through Riverside avenue  tothe cemetery; a long procession of vehicles followed to the  grave-side, where the service of  the Presbyterian church was  read by the Rev. D. McK. Reid.  A Contingent of Two Thousand Men  Willi be Sent to South' Africa.  The Dominion government has  offered a fourth contingent to go  to So u th~Afi-ieartOTilid-the"r'OaUSe"  oiHhe British empire.  It is understood that the contingent will be the largest on  recoi'd. If the imperial authorities accept, Canada will forward  with the-, utmost dispatch 2000  armed men. "- .     .  There will obe no difficulty in  getting all ,the men. necessary,  indeed there, will be far more  recruits offering than positions  will be available for. , '  c    East Kootenay Stock.  Asked.   '  Bid.  Crow'�� Nest Coal     *         , *3."i0.00  North Star "...' .      2��   "  "24  Sullivan. . ���           \o  8f  Silver-lead Quotations.  ,       r  New York,'March, 28:  Bar Silver -   o3i  m  Lead :.  4.12*  Copper    ,  12.474  London, March 28.���Silver. 24 1.1-lfid:  copper, ��52  2*s  (id: lead, ��11 ��><��  3d.  ' Market Conditions.  Sullivan stock showed a,1 slight  advance this week., 'u  The new copper rules will go  into ertoct at the metal exchange  ou April' 15th *       . >  The hydraulic minos ou Wild  Horse creek will resume operations about the first'of April.  Trade, iu mining supplies is  Showing some improvement.  General   trade   is slightly im  proved  on  account of  pleasant  weather.' -  Silver quotations at London,  Eng., remaiued very ,dull and  depressed during the past week.  A little firmer feeling was apparent in copper.  AFTJBR   DELABEY.  Items of Interest.  King Edward proposes signalizing his coronation by giving a  dinner to half a million of the  poor of London.  Itjs believed that the real intent of the Anglo-Japanese  treaty is to compel Russia to  evacuate Manchuria.  Since leaving Puget Sound on  October 14th the battleship Wisconsin has steamed 20,000 miles.  t.  The impression is general that  the Transvaalers favor a wholesale surrender of the Boer  forces.  The.directors of the Curiard  Steamship Company have declared a dividend of 4 per cent.  Kitchener Has Burghers In  a Tiffht  Place.  In a dispatch from Pretoria,  Lord Kitchener, says:  The combined movement  against Delarey was undertaken  by columns of mounted men,  without guns or impediments of  any sort. The column started  from Commando Drift, on the  Vaal river, and travelled rapidly  all night and at dawn .March 24  occupied positions along the line  from   Commando' Drift   to   the    Lichteuburg    blockhouse    line,  The coal  deposits   of   South with  the object of driving the  Eiist Kootenay is one of the most enemy against the blockhouses  important factors in the commercial-aiid industrial development  of the district.  or forcing an action.  Kekewich's column,   after the  commencement   of   the. action.  Final Payment.  The final payment of $f),000 on  the Perry creek  placer ground  will be made on April 1st.  On to Elko.  Tracklaying i on the Crow's  Nest Southern railway i.s pro  grossing rapidly. Five miles of  track has been laid north of the  boundary lino. It is expected  that the steel will bo laid as far  as Elko by April I nth. '  Hotel Arrivnls  IMPERIAL:  H. Haines. Cranbrook  W. [<\ Milburn, Toronto  H. W. Barnes. Fernit.  E. G. Boynton, Merrilhm, Wis  A. G. Trow,  M. A- Beale, Moyie  G. -Thels, Perry Creek  Special to Tin. J'koipkuiuk  TO  PLAY  IX   AUSTRALIA.       (.   '    '  Ran Francisco. C'aI.: March 29.  ���William A. Brady's ,"Wa.v(  Down Easi" company, after r a  successful tour of America, sails  today for Australia. The company is bookod to open at Melbourne May 1. "'  BIG   DEAL  IX   COAL   LANDS.  New   York-,    March   20.���Tho  t  Union Trust Company oi* Balti-,  iiforcris'Milutriciiig-aPsynuicate to  acquire upwards of 100,000 acres  of coal land iiiy Southwest --Virginia and to build ��� the old  Virginia and Southwestern and  Oliio River and Charleston railroads. The plan is to organize  a new company, with a capitalization <of< Jroitt "$9,000,000 to  $12,000,000^ The railroad' lines  to be completed wilHorm a>short  route from Mie coal fields 'of  Wise County to Lincolnton, N.-C.  From there they will run over  the Seaboard Air Line to South-  poi t, N. C, - where large coal  piers and docks will be- built to  handle the coal and other business.      , ' .  OFF    FOR   "AMERICAN     TO URN A-  <-       �� MENT/.  New York,' March 29.���More  than a score of the most prominent inarksmeiivof ,-the, East left  this afternoon for Kansas City  to take part in tlie Grand Amev-'  ican Handicap tournament to be  held in that city next week. The  party ,travels by special car and  will u arrive in time Monday  morning td begin the' wook's  shooting.  ELECTRIC   LIGHTS   IN   ST.  PAUL'S  London.- M arch -29. ���The - long  talked of installation of electric  lights in St. Paul's is completed  and worshippers tonight- arc to  see tho illumination for the-'first  time. Though all of the standards have been fixed; the choir  will be seen in a blaze of light.  It is estimated that tlie 'change  from gas to electricity, through  the gift of J. Pierpont Morgan,  will cost not less thair$50,000.  kaiser's yacht ready.  New York, March 28.���The  Kaiser's yacht "Meteor left the  Townsend Downey shipyards today for her trial trip. If tho  spin'is successful the yacht will  be rigged with her cruising canvas and will start under convoy  for the other side early in the  coming week.  CANADIAN   WHIST  CONGRESS.  Toronto, Ont., March 2R��� Expert whist players from many  parts of the Dominion are taking  part in the seventh annual, congress of the Canadian Whist  League which opened at Mc-  Conkey's today under favorable  auspices. The prominence and  large number of the contestants  promise the most successful  tournament in the history of'the  league.  A   CORONATION   EDITION.  Paris, March 28.���Mr. James  Gordon Bennet, the owner of the  New York Herald, who also  edits that paper from his foreign  home as well as the Paris edit ion  of the Herald, is to issue a.  Herald in London next June during the coronation of King  FSdward VI]. He will establish  a complete publishing plant in  the English metropolis and show  the Londoners the secret oi  American newspaper making.  He will have editions on the  street hourly and expects to lead  the great English newspapers in  everything.    He has engaged a  London     Herald  pictorial neatness.  a ' model    of  At the Hospital.  ,A good deal of work has been  done  at the  hospital lately and  the grounds have a neat and well  kept appearance,  showing' that  they   have'been   looked ' after,  thanks to the thought-fulness of  a friend of the hospital who does"  not wish  his   name  to be made  public.     The  institution has an  excellent reputation ������throughout- ,  the country and the  work done0  by the' efficient' staff is-appreciated by the public.^       f.     �� ' ^==  PERRY CREEK PLACER MINES.  Hydraulic <Plant   to   be Installed.���  Sawmill Erected. r-Flumea and   '  ' Ditches Constructed.  About. a   year < ago' Messrs.'  Boynton and'Trow, representing  a large Wisconsin syndicate' ac- "  quired  a  large  tract of  placer,'-  ground   on Perry creek. r __The ,  work  of development,   and  the,,  installation of a large  hydraulic  plant, has commenced.  :   Messrs.   Boynton' and   Trow  have been at Perry,creek for the  past week engaged in examining <  the ground in order to determine  -  what will be the best method of -  working the, ground.     It is reported   that a   large   hydraulic  plant will be installed,   several '  miles of flume  constructed,   and ,,  a bedrock flume will convey  the  gravel to a convenient'dump.,,    ,��  The Wisconsin syndicate dur-���  iug  the" past', winter, have . had,  three men at work prospecting���  their. gr6,iind_! .and  that; the",re-  turns   from   the ".winters .'work..  give a   satisfactory  account of  the  richness  and extent of the '  pay .gravel.  Perry  creek iu the .early six:-  ties had a reputation as a placer,  camp,'  and, since  that  time has,  been f .worked   continuously   by  means, of   tunnels    and .shafts  with excellent results.frequentfy  'producing a large amount of the  yellow   metal.       A   number   of  Fort Steele  men have.been engaged during the past five or six  years    in    working    the   deep  channel   of   Perry   creek- with  varying results, sometimes  taking out pay that amounted.to as  high as $20 per day to the  man,  ..  with an average of six  to  eight  dollars  per day,   this  has been  obtained with   crude appliances  for hoisting gravel, ��� and  pumping water from shaft and tunnel.  It is said that Mr. Hanson has  about completed arrangements  for the erection of a sawmill on  Perry creek.  Visitors From Alberta.  Mrs. Kemmis, Miss Kemmis  and Miss. Jackson arrived' ou  Saturday last and will stay at  Fort Steele for some weeks. Already they are delighted with  the district, on account of its  climate and picturesque surroundings.  Leaving for the Nor West.  The Rev. David Reid, missionary in charge of the Fort Steele  district  in  connection  with the  Presbyterian church,' will preach  his farewell sermon in the, Presbyterian    church   next   Sunday,  evening.    He has been called   to-  x  new   field  of labor in the Nor  West.     Many   kind "wishes go  with him for his  success  in   his  labor  of  love.     His. work here  will   be   continued ' by'Mr.'   Mc-  Dongal, a student missionary.  staff   of   French   aud. English  illustrators aud  will  make  the until he passed away  I'      Death of Cocil Rhodes.  Capetown. March 20. ��� Mr.  Cecil Rhodes died peaceful!}'., at  5:.">7 p.m. He slept during the  afternoon but his breathing became more difficult and his  strength preceptibly diminished THE PROSPECTOR   FORT STEELE,  B. C, MARCH 20,  1902.    ������ v  ESTABLISHED    1895.  A. B. Grace,  PUBLISHER   AND    EDITOR.  its first reading on Thursday of  last week, and its second reading  was set for Monday of this week  THE PROSPECTOR, is, published  *��cry Saturday, and hast a guaranteed  .���rculalioii larger than any other paper  In EuM Kootenay. It is all home Printed  and contains doable the new* of any  other paper in the district.  As an advertising medium It  Is tin-  excelled!  Devoted to ihe upbuilding or Fort Steele, the  development of the vast mineral .resources.of  tbe East Kootenay mining district.  Subscriptions 12.00 per.year  -dTtrtlalng rates made known on application.  Contributions are solicited from all parts of the  district, but all matter intended for publication  must have the writer's signature. ft,  At. All Times of Year Pain-Killer  will be found :t useful household remedy. Cures i-uth. bpi-aiiis mid bruise-;.'  Internally for cramp.-, and diarrhoea.  Avoid substitutes there ii but one Pain-  Killer, Perry Davis". ��� '  TUIC PaPPR I* keP1 on flle at theadver-  I niO rnrtn tislug nsvncv of Alaxuutlcr  iCc., Suite F.. First National Bauk Biiildlns,  Spokane, Wash., where contracts i-hu lie modf  for It. .  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR.  Oesk'i Cotton Soot Compound  ��� I* racceisfoily mad monthly by orer  ,0,M0 Ladles. 8��fe,effeosu��l. Ladles ask  Thie   Dinar   '">   kePl   on   Hle  "  ,i-'-,c-  I IIIS   raper   DAKJi'.S   AdrertUini;  Agency, 64 and 66 Marchants bzebange. Sun  Francisco, California, where contract* lor ad-  ,rertUing can be made for it.  Thie   Panar Is kept on file at tbe  I nis raper mm & co. N*cwspap<  A. Mc-  I'cwspapcr   Ad-  vetislng   Agency.   Montreal,   where contract-  tor advertising can be made for it.  TnlS   Pilfer   Graham*   Co'k'book  store, Spokane, Wash.  ffilj* %Jvo*peckov.  .SATUK DA y ._\IAf{GH-29t-190 j  *t0lG  ���Ml -1* racceisf oily mad monthly by orer  .bWS. riO.WQ Ladles. 8afe,efleotu��l. Ladles ask  ^ ���^Tyonr druggist (or Cask's CottM loot Csa<  fat. Take no other,** all Mixtures, pills and  Imitations are dangerous. Prloe, No. 1, $1 per  box: M*.��, 10 degrees stronger,$3 per box. No.  i ot I, mailed on reoelpt of price aud two S-cent  stamps.   Ttta Oo��k Oouipaay Windsor, Onl.  HP-Noi. 1 and 1 sold and recommended by all  responsible Drugflsts lu Canada,  &&&m  ���i  ���a  The  ��#3  Headauarters   for   lYIining   and   Commercial  Men  #  Nos. I mid 2-old   in   Fori   Su-clo  A. W. MlonsiU-ll. Dnis,'"isi.  In  ' "No Enemies' -to Punish���No  Special Friends to Server,:  X  *��HERE is no doubt-that  prosperity is general in  South East Kootenay, and that  the people of .the district have  " more faith in the future than  erer before.' The attention of  capital .is being dii'ected to the  resources of this district with  the result that important ''industries of large proportions 'are  now contemplated, which will  bring success aid profits from  .investments.  * *   '*  Eyery new industry formed, is  good for. the . district and tends  to'attracfc others to consider, and  secure property. '   ���  i .-  I.    *   ��   *  i. Coal mining in' South .East  Kootenay is rapidly assuming  large proportions. The present  "output is 3000 tons daily. ' The  completion of the Crow's Nest  Southern railwayl will increase  the output to 6,000 tons.-  * *  f*  ' Information from the oil fields  in the south eastern portion of  the district indicate a large and  ' rapid development. Contracts,  have been let for sinking a num-  bor of wells; and the recent report of striking oil, has been  found to be correct. It is taken  for granted that there will be a  large boom this year in the oil  developments of the district.  The large iron deposits of the  district are again attracting the  attention of investors, and the  splendid success of investors in  the western portion of ' the district, will prove a strong incentive to investors, to follow and  secure the large deposits of iron  on Bull River and Dibble Cr��ek.  Tax  Notice.  " Notice K lit-.ieby. xiveu in acccmliinco with  the Statutes, thut 1'roViuuiurRoveiiue Tux. nnd  all asseised Taxes and Income Tux, as.sussed  and levied undci the AssenMiieiii Act .mil  amendments, are now due utid payable for the  vcftC-liXK.������AJl^.t.ijCe)Sj.collei-tibla-(m--l.ho-l,'oii-  Steele AM>t��*meiu District uie due and buyable at my omce, situate at Fori i-teelc. This  notice, in terms of law. is equivalent to :i personal demand by me upon'nil pei sons liable for  taxes. '"���  Dated.il Foit Steele  U. C* IM.li January.  1*>2.'  ,   A. C. XELSON,  " i     ���     Assessor and Collector.  Foil Steele As-i^-nioni'liis.irici  fort Steele Post Oflic<r. ' "A-7  All    Modern     Conveniences  lEQRX_-SXEEXE B._^C.  Large   Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  -*  (TnJ< Mirk.)  Will  GIVE YOU A.\' APPETITE!  TONE YOUR SERVES!  MAKE YOU S[TQ\Gl  MAKE YOU WELL!r  Dr.Bur����M. .Med. Supl.ot thi Prol. Hospital  for luaaiK, Uoatr����I, present*-! u ronstaailr  aud viral u< pvmifKina to uw his nam" ���  -Mm Clurl.. !��upt. Grace Ho-nitsi T.irmto.  writes tli��yh��T����j(o used il wiiutiiot��r=trc��u.U.  40r. riiiI 9I.OO Jintriev.    k  JMV1S & LA WHENCE CO./L-mited.  CARLIN   &  MERCHANTS  Fort  MINERAL ACT.'  1 (FORM V.)"  CEKTtriC'ATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  NOTICE.  ���  <     Shrewsbury Mineral  Claim.  > '���'  ' Situate in the Fortbteele Minlne Division of  East Kootenuy District.     u  Where loratcd:���On the main fork of the St*  Mnry's iilvcr. about six mile* eiist of the  Kootenuy Luke divide.  Take notice that I, Theodore HcJuchump.ict-  ijiK as agent for Ceorgu tJro.uh.irt Free Miner s  Gettiflcate No. U 3A936. Henry. 11. Thomson  Froe Miner's Certillcnte No U SilKH and Henry  A. lliirton Free Minei-!. Certiflc.iic No It 509H,  Intend, sixty days from the dntf* lieieof. to  apply lo the Mining Recorder for a L'ciilllcnte  of Iuiprovomenus for the pui pose of obtaining  it Crown Grant of the above claim. "  And furthci   take notice that action, under  soclion   .'17,  must   bo  commenced   before   the  Issuance of such Certificate of Improvements  1 Dated this ''8th day of November, A. D. 1901.  , 47- " T. UEAUCHAMP.'  Steele,  Sole Agents for the  DURICK  GENERAL  Best  Kootenay.  ..v-V, ������  canton steel company  Monte Garlo Restaurant.  THE MOST  UP-TO-DATE  PLACE IN PORT STEELE.  Everything Cooked  ''AS   YOir   LIKE-IT."  WM. ROBINSON, Proprietor,  '���i '  1 *  This Stkel-is guaranteed lo be equal-to Jessop's or Firths in all  HAni) RcxjksWo]:k'.jS     " "���.���-.',       .    ���      , ���  W Steele,  Meat Market  >,-!  ALWAYS  Notice to Delinquent Co-owners.  SOLK AOENTH  ftOLIC    AOKNTS  Crow's Nest Goal company  Giant Powder Gompanu.  Mining Supplies a Specialty.  Agents for the   MASSEY    HARRIS    CO., Limited.  Farming   Implements.  FRESH  and   SALT   MEATS  ON^HAND.-  Fresh Halibut,  Salmon, Salmon Trout, Bologna .Sausage.  Butter and Eggs.    Fish and Game in Season.  Fort Steele  and  Kimberley.  ^mn?mrf?mmnmjmmmm8mffmm!mm:mnm?nm??t^  It is not unreasonable to predict that in the present year that  a larger amount of capital will  be expended in the purchase of  mining property and the development of prospects than in  years past.  ,*���    *    *  The construction oi a   smelter  at Marysville to treat ore   from  the Sullivan mine is of much im  portance to the district.  *���   *    *  The attention of the home  seeker has been attracted to the  Kootenay valley, and people are  coming to appreciate the agricultural     possibilities     of    the  district.  *    *    *  It is now thought very probable that the Boer war will be  finished before the coronation of  King Edward takes place.  y*   ..*/. *  Advertising     pays     a'"', great  deal better than'advertisers.do.  ..#.���*'���*'���,  Canada is one of the coming  copper countries. British Columbia, alone made nearly twice  as much copper in 1901 as the  entire Dominion produced in  1900.  The Redistribution Bill passed  To William Robinson, or to any person or  persons to'whom he muy huve transferred  his Interest in the "Oniineca" Mineral��claim  situate about one mile ubo\e the Falls on Mark  creek in the Foit Steele mining division of  East Kootenav District and recorded in the  Mining Recorder's oflloe at Fort Steele.  You and each of you are hereby notified  that I hajke expended since . Itfth May. 1896,  four hundred dollars In labor and improvements  upon the above mentioned mineial claim under  the provisions of the Mineral Act. And if within ninety days from the date of this notice  you fail, or iefu.se to contribute your portion  of such expenditures together with ail costs of  advertising, your interest in said claim will become tbe property of the subscriber under  section -I of an Act cnntled "An Act to Amend  the Mineral Act. 1PO0."  FBAN'K  TRACE V.  ' Dated at Foit Stot>lc this iHth day of 'December, IX)I I-  K. M. C. No B  -I30.S4  &*&x&*��&%X'm*x:.m--*t-?i-$&^��*#^^  MINERAL ACT, 1M>��  (FORM  e.)  OEHTIKfCATK OF IMPROVEMENT'S  *  *  *  *  *  The Steele House  Fort Steele, B. C.  Centrally Situated on Riverside Avenue.  Conducted on Up-To-Date. Methods.  The Best Bar In Town. '  D. JVIcltfeish  PROPRIETOR."  *  *  *  *  *  *  ���I  N. HANSON,  General Merchant  Liquor Dealer.  AND  i***��$***$***^$$$$*��*��*$��$*$*lMHMHM'tt*^  NOTICE.  Black Bear and Mabel Mineral Claims  Situate In the Fort Steele MinliiK Division of  South East Kootenay District  Where located:���About two miles south  east of Kimberley on Murk creek  TAKK NOTICE that 1, Charles Kstmeiu.  Free Miner's Certificate No - ��. 10098" intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to applv to the  Mining Recorder for a Certillcnte of Impio\e-  m'ents. for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claims  And further lake notice lhat action, under  section S7, must be commenced before the Issuance of such Cerllllcatc of Improvements  Dated thl�� thirn <Uv of 0<ff-mbcr 1U01.  4��- f'UAREKS KS'I'MKRE.  Fort   Steele  Brewing  Manufacturer of all .Kinds of Lumber,      A large assort-  ' .ment of seasoned Lumber.and Shingles always  '    ' on hand.  ��������-  ST ' DIMENSION     LUMBER  SPECIALTY. 2*  |     MM, - - - b: G.     1  ^iuiuiiiuiiuiiiuauiuiuiuiiisiaiiauiiiauuaituiumiuiu^  "���~"i"* - it p���-���  JUST  FORT STEELE, B. C.  MANUFACTURERS     and     BREWERS    OP    EXTRA   PINE  BEER  SO   YEARS-  EXPERIENCE  STENTS  ^  PORTER  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyone ncndlnicn nltclrh *nd iICHCrljitlon tnny  ..iloklr AAcertnln our opinion free whether an  InTAnllon !��� prohAblrtmtentnblo. - Oimmuitint-  ntiloklr AAcertnln our opinion free w  null    "'        ... ���  rlctlr  t��nt fre's. Oldofit.Ruiincr for nccurlitr pnlonU.  l'Weii'.n taken thrutiirh  Munn i. Co. ri-rcli  tpeclal notice, trlMion'elinriro, In tho  Scientific jflmciicatt  A h��nd��omolj- llliislrntcd wceklr. ImrccBt clr-  rulstlon of any (dentine Journal. Tcnnn. f.1 a  yew: four months, tl. Sold by all newsdealers.  MlrtCo."'*"*-* New York  Branch Ofllce. S25 F SU WwhlnKton. D. a  SOLD,   BY*-.'THE'   BARRED, ^yXEG';\]OR . .BOTTLED  liotHed beer for family use a specialty  OUTSIDE ORDEliS CM VEN STRICT^ PROMPT ATTENTION  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED:^AS.K5J  Mutz & Scott, Prop's.  Assorted Car of Best Brands of Flour   and   Meals, etc.  Plour, Patent Hungarian and Strong -Baker.  Rolled Oats, Cracked Wheat; Wheatletts,  Cornmeal, Buckwheat Plour, Split Peas, >  _. Navy Beans,  Lima Beans, Pot Barley, etc  Bran     Chops     Shoirts     Oats     Hay.  Fleetwood Tea, a pure, article imported direct from Ceylon  try it once and you will use no other.  '     .Fresh ��� Break fast Bacon,  Butter and. tiggx.i    it  Hams and  Dry Salt Side Bacon.  POTATOES   and   CARROTS  FIREWOODyall lengths!to^ suit all stoves.- I  THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOUR ' and FEED' STOR E  E. G. MILLER, Proprietor POSY OFFICE BOX 836.  All goods guaranteed and prices also as being correct  Send in orders. y 4^  s?0  '  ;;|:yTO STEELE, B. C, MARCH 2��,  1902.   ��  F  ��he tyvostpeckct.  SATURDAY, MARCH 29,   1902.  ifzi?  ,    Electricity in the Service of Man.  Tlie  waterfalls  have been at  work for untold ages.    Within a  melioration   man   has  harnessed  J heir force, converted  their energy, into electricity  and   compelled  nature  to do" the  work.  In thirty years electrical science  .has.advanced  from-the field., of  discovery and invention to practical application to'the arts and  industries,   developing    a   tiny  laboratory spark ' into a power2  fill    agent    which    moves   the  wheels   of   industry  and  commerce.    The telegraph-and  the  arc  light were   known   before;  but the  telephone,   the electric  railway, the incandescant  lamp,  and the electric motor have been  used only within a generation.  ,,     Electric^  cranes'-   and   hoists  would build the Pyramids to-day  with  ease and  dispatch.      The  ���iiiivsuauiiua Or- Uiiraliiutsu��� wOiiiUieu  who actually wore out their lives  in.that monumental labor of dead  ages paid the penalty , of ignorance.-' Economy, and concentration' of, effort are the lessons of  the twentieth century. ', '  ' ���Th"e automobile truck wheel-  ing tons of dead weight from  place to. place under, the guid-  t- 1 r y  ance , of . a ; driver   whose only  labor is to pull a lever, is an ex-  ��� ample in every day  life of an  ' electric   machine   doing   safely  and   economically , work   which  was but recently the 'wearisome  task of man and  beast.     Merchandise will soon  be collected  by .electrically operated  express  wagons,' transferred  to electri-  cally propelled .freight' cars, and  .whirled > from    New   York' to I  Chicago at a "speed ofr90,"miles  per hour, over trunk lines whose  problems of electrical e^uiwneht  and.   maintenance]yFM-^ have  ��� solveditli'emselves(^��^  ���" Traction aiid lighting are the  two   applications   of  electrical  energy r to everyday life which  are   most    in   the   public .eye.,  Twenty years ago there-were no  electric cars in the United States  The application of electricity  to  trunk line railway'tract ion is believed by many experts to be a  .devolopment.oLthe near future.  ���Western Mining World.  Don't  At It  *,  I3u't if you are going east write us for our rates and" let,  us   tell  you  about  the  service and accornmodal ions ottered  by,the ��� ' -' o  ILLINOIS    CENTRAL    RAILROAD  Through tourist cars via the Illinois  Central from Pacific Coast to Chicago and  Cincinnati.        '  Don't fail to write us about your trip ' as rwe  are in a position to give yon some  valuable  in-  '     formation  and   assistance.    5U19 mile's of track  over which is operated some of'the finest, trains  in tho world.  For particulars regarding freight or passenger  rates call  on or address:  .1. C.  LINDSEY     .'��� > B.H.TRUMBULL  T. F. & P. A. 6   '   f        Uom.'l Agt.  142 Third Street, Portland, Ore. ,    . *  MBERLEY  i r       *  The   Coming:   Town   of East  Kootenay.  Near the famous  NortH Star  and SulHva  A Limited Number of Lot* fo��-S��l<  mt Prloes i Ru|in|-from  ASSAYING  C. b\ Nicholson. , "  PETRRBOROTJOH. B. C.  (Licensed by Provincial Qoverumeut.)  Gold and silver..  .'...'..". 12.00  Silver and lead '.  2.00  Gold, silver and Copper......    3.00  Gold, silver,.lead and copper.. 4.00-  '* Samples  left  with X'arlin Jk/Ditrick  will receive prompt attention.'   \     <. "  CANADIAN  RAILWAY  World's  Scenic   Line  *  To   $4oO  NOW   IS  of th�� year.  THE TIME TO BUY as prices will be advanced.tfe�� first  The Whole Story,  in ul letter,:  ,      '   '        (PEKKY IIIVI-'.) 0  * - From r'Apt.  l'\  I.oje," Tolice Station No.  5,   Mnotrenl:-   'Ac  frequently,iii-e Ptttnr  DaviV 1'tiN-Kii.ijiH Uivpimit in the ttom-  (uli,  rlieunuttiion, at' [l nems, /Vo*' bitta, chilblains, ermu/ia, and  all  uiiliotiona   which  befall men in our position.   1 have no hesitation in saving that  Pun-Killer is the  ��� bett i emeii;/1.�� have near nt hand."        i  UhimI  Internally ami Kxt'erually.  Two Sizes, 25c. and 20c. bottle*.  Direct Line  EAST  Winnipeg  Toronto  Ottawa  Montreal        ' ,  New York  Via Soo  Link���  and all U. S. points  Lowest: Rates  WEST  ..Vancouver    .  '     Victoria"    -  Seattle ;  Portland  San Francisco  ���St.   Paul.  Chicag-o  Appiy= to  ���a       ' F'*'  "' '' '   "     ;       '-  ��� ���       "     '  Land Commissionei^ ��. P. R.  Winnipeg^ Maii., or to  A Builder-Are You Losing Weight'3  ���'TlleD. &L." Emulsion will always  help and build you up. Restores proper digestion aiid brings back health.  Manufactured by the Davis &  Lawrence Co., Ltd".  There are repositories of ore  in South East Kootenay that  cannot be exhausted for many  years to-come. --.  i iuintH��mmi%��iutiuunmm]u  J. TAENHAUSER  .  WATCHMAKER  and' JKWELKR  i  Engraving  I       Riverside Avenue,  Fort Steele, 13: C.  Tourist Sleeper Service  East:���Leave Dun more Junction, daily. Leave Kootenay  Landing, Tuesday and Friday;  St. Paul. Toronto, Montreal  aud Boston.    ' < - \  i ��  ii *���    ���,  West,:���Leave Reyelstoke, daily  Vancouver, Seattle,' Coast*. -  Steamship Service  From    Vancouver���Alaska.    China,  Japan and Australia.      ' '  '   Through bookings to Europe  via' all  Atlantic lines.  Prepared  tickets  from all  points at lowest rates.  Fort Steele and Kimberley>  " f      l%\ ���'��' \   - -  EL IM B ^ R1L E Y:  Horses   Ranched. / ; i��"'">wfwwwHi>��ir>fi>iiwwnwwtHFw>ftwfTTwrrw  J. S. CARTER,  Die. Pass. Agt.  ~ Nelson!  E. J. COYLE,  A. ft. P. A.  Vanoouver  . Horses ranched'and fed hay at  15 per rronth. Pasturage without hay #2- per month. Apply  to  PATRICK  QUIRK  Daisy Ranch, Fort Steele.  h  ANDREW   NEfDIG  COMPANIliS'  ACT   1837  A Nil  ACTS.  AMKND1NO  GONTRftCTOR  BUILDER  To Develop!  The Rich Mineral  Resources Of^  South 0 East Kootenay.  HOUSE AN1�� SIGN PAINTING  CAI.OIMlNlNO.Md PAtfKK HANGING  NOTICE.  Take notice that 1 have detained tbe follow-  liiKttulmals, one ki��.v mate, one two year old  colt, aud one yearling colt, for food and pasture  between the firm day of January, 1901, and Uie  llrst day of \lnnuary,' I90i, amounting  to twenty-live dollars, and if said amount Is  not paid within lltiee uiontha Irom date hereof.  1 will sell the above dencrlbed nairnoU as pio-  vlrted by the "Cattle Lieu Act".  ANDKKVV HAXTKR, '  Flah Lake Itaueli.  Dated this ICtli day of March, l��l>.  Notice ib horeby given lhat Jaines'w. K.  Vouuif, MinliiKKugineer of Korl Steele, U. C,  has been appointed the Attorney for "Tlie  ICootenay (Perry Creek) Gold Mines. Limited"  In place of James T. Laidlaw.  Dated 15th October. l9ol.  .  S. V. WOOTTON.  Kegistrar of Jolut Stock Companies  Partia'Uy Developed,  And Undeveloped .'Copper  And Silver-Lead,, Properties  Are Offered -Fort Sale jOn  Liberal Working Bonds.  FOR   REPORTS,   AND t INFORMATION;; WRITE ,TO  CHARLES ESTMERE.  Kimberley,   B.C.  iiiititlli'iniilHimiiiiimiu.i..uiim1,w,..)f<ltil^Mtt|t)yt<t<t  East Kootenay  Bottling Co.  K  Fort   Steele  BAKERY,  H. Alte, Proprietor.  RIVERSIDE   AVENUE  Opposite   Post   Office.  Aerated waters  Engineer's,, Firemen, Machinists  & Electricians send for 40-page  pamphlet containing Questions  asked by Examining Board of  Engineers to obtain Engineers  license. Address Geo. A. Zeller,  Publisher, 18 S. 4th Street, St.  Louis, Mo., U.S.A.  FARM FOR SALE  Of all kinds.  Syrups, Champagnes, Ciders,  Ginger Ales, Etc.  Your attention i�� called to ��� the  ���'Pioneer Limited" trains of the "Milwaukee & St, Paul Railway." "The only  perfect trains in .the world."  You will (ind it desirable to ride on  those trains when g-oinp to any point iu  the Eastern States or Canada. They  connect with all Transcontinental  Trains and all Ticket Apent* sell  tickets.  ' For further information, pamphlets,  etc, *sk any Ticket Agent or  .  li. L. FORD, C. J, EDDV  Pass. Agent,, General.Agent,  SPOKANE. PORTLAND.  Fkuit  comfmctionkrv  Stationery  Cigars.  Post Offjcb  Stork.  Swl.i   water   in  alplions.  economical way to handle it.  Tlie  iwo.-i  The   Daisy   Ranch   situate  five miles south of Fort Steele.  Twelve hundred["'acres under fence,  320 acres crown granted, the'balance  held under pre-emption. Good irrigation ditch, 150 acres of cleared, land.  Will cut 150 tons of hay.  For further particulars apply to     '  R. L. T. GALBRAITH.Fort St��*le.  NOTICE.  NOTXCK IS llKKKltV 01VKN Hint slxiy  ���l��js from the date hci tof 1 luusiul to apply to  Uiu Chid CoiuuiiN.sloiier of Liinds und Worltn  Victoria, 1). C, for �� SfKClAfi LlOKNStf-to  cut aud carry away timber fnun ilie r'ollnwtntf  described Crown I.atnts:-  CumnieucliiK at, at post iilmiteii nt :i point  .situate one mile north of the North l*;ist.corner  of timber' limit held" under S. Louie's special  timbrr'license, situate near r.uke creek. East  ICootf nay." Tlience Kast eltthty chains: theuco  North eighty chains; thence West ciBhl.y  chain*; thence south eighty ehains to the point  or commencement comprising in all about HW  acres of timber lands.  Dated this win day of October. ItNll '  ��-      ; : CHARI.ES;e. FINCH._Applkanti  NOTICE.  NOTICK It> HKKKItY UIVKN thiit silly  davs afterdate I inteud to apply to the Chief  Commlsiiouer of Landi and Work* for permission to puichase the following described  land situate In South Kast Kootenuy. Com-  ineuetuc at �� post planted at the North Kast  uornvrof LotMA. Group I, thence north follow-  In^ the eastern boundary of Lot M; thence e*��t  to Ihe west boundary of lot 807; ihence southerly following the west boundary of said lot ��0r  to a point east of point or commencement,  Ihence west to point of commencement. Con-  Inlnfnir ten ueres more or less.  E. J. CANN  Dated at h'oit Steele this SSlh day of  December. 1B0I.. %%��� '  ROYAL  HOTEL  KIMBERLEY, B.. C.  The Flueat Llquwa ��ud  CJIgar* iLud Best Furnished  Koonta iu Town.  J.   I.-.   GATES,   Prop.  !  Asthinalene Brings Instant.Relief and  Permanent Cure in All Cases.  SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT OF'POSTAL.  CHAINED  FOR TEM  YEARS  ���', VVANTED -TRUSTWORTHY' MEN  AND WOMEN to travel aud advertise  for old established house of ��olid financial standiiifr. Salary $780 a year and  exiieiiMca. all payable in cash. . No can-  vjwsing requircd. Give references and  enclose self addreaued stamped eu  velope. Address Manager, 355 Caxton  Bldif., Chieag-o.  HIGH WARDEN &. SON.  PIONEER   BARBER SHOP  Every tiling Strictly First Class.  Nitat <toor U> tht Protptvtor,  t  1  I  There is nothing like A��thm��-  -lene.     It brings . inataut .relief,  even in the worst eases. It cure*  ^Vhen all else fails.  The  Rev. C.  F.   WELLd,   of V11U  -Ridge,' 111;, ��ajr��:, " Vour trial bottl* at  Attthmalen* recei-red m good condiiloa.  I  cannot  tell  you  how thankful T f��el  . for the jfood derived-from it.    f   w���� *  i  slave, chained with putrid  ��ore  ��hro��t  t  .andaHthnia for ten year*.     1 despaired  of ever bein^ cured.    I saw jour adrer-  tiscrnent for the cure  of  thin  dreadful  ���audi tormenting - diweaue, ��� Mthtu*,- and  thought you had overBpolc��nyour��ilT��i  but. resolved lo'iflve.lt* tri��i.     To my  astohishment,   the   trial   acted   llk��   t  charm.    Send mo a full-Hijie >>otUe.!'  We want lo aend to every  ��uff��rer  a   ,  trial treatment of AaUiuialen*, ���imllanj  U) the one that cured! Mr. WelU. fWe'll  send   it. by  mail  f'OSTPAID, ABSO-  ���m ���"..       '.i^yi'ELY.  PRB8.-.OF"CHARa��;. t��'<  any sufferer who will write for it, even on a jtostal.    Never niiad. thourh  you are despairing, however bad.;your case, Asthmalene-will  reljere ��nd  cure.    Tlie worse your case, the more irlad we are to ��end it.     Do riot delay.     Write.at once,   addressing; DR. TAFT BROS.' MKDrcrNE CO  79 Kast 130th St., N. Yl City.    Sold by all DruggisU. /        "*" v>  THE~P"RDSFECTO]if FORT STEELE, P,. C���  MARCH 20,  1902.  North Star Lodge  NO. 30.  A. F. AND A.M.   " G. R. B. C.  FORT STKKLK, 11. C.  Regular meetlngs-lst Tuesday In each  month at_eigbt o'clock- Visiting Hrethern ��re  Lurdinlly invited. (  1'lk River Lodge,  Ferine, regular meetings  held Hist Friday of each month. ,  Cianbrook Lodge, Cranbrook, regular moet-  Iii^s held on the third Thursday of each month  H. L. Mathbb, Seoretexf.  Rocky Mountain,- Chapters-  No. 125. R. A. M. t  FORT STEELE. B. C. '  * Regular meetings���2nd Tuesday in'  each month at eight o'clock.  Sojourning Companions are coi-dially  invited.  R. L. T. Galuhaith Scribe E.  Professional.  Qeo. S. WcCarter.  J. A. Harvey  HARVEY k  MoCARTER  o  Barristers,  /Solicitors,  K /s  Notaries Public f^  Conveyancers et��.^  FORT  STEELE.  B. C.  REVELSTOKE STATION and GOLDEN  COLLECTIONS    .PROMPTLY      MADE.  OT. R,  Barrister '    -  Solicitor  NOTARY, PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER.   ���  Fori  Steele,   B.   C  Fort Stiecb Divblopmewt STKDiCAtnflm  138 Leadeuhall Street, London, England.,  N.'A. WALLINGER,        PORT STEELE.  POST OFFICE BOX 8.  THOMAS    McVITTIE  P.CS. & CB.  _   Fort Steele-B.C.; "',    >  IIMSSICK   ���  DEMKEY.  CONTR^^'TORS  f AND > ^      '  BUILDBRS.  ,    Port   Steele   B'C  Shaving W. Hair Dressing Parlot  FORT   STEELE. B. C.  ��*te Wpva&pectov;  SATURDAY, MARCH -'��, 1902.  I  LOCAL NEWS. ��  0.' Hungerford Pollen  return  ed   from  a' visit to the coast on  Saturday last.  H.  Haines   was  Steel* on Sunday.  a   visitor'at  = W. P. Milburn,   Toronto,  at the Imperial on Sunday.  was  Government Agent Armstrong  visited Elko on official business  on Monday.  Mrs. and Miss Hannington returned to Fort Steele on Thursday. u   ' o  ���M.' A.  Beale,   Moyie,   visited  Steele on Thursday." <  - This district has many knockers and spouters, ,but only one  oil gusher.  ..   0 -~  ���V        V ,      (  >������ c  C. H. Pollen   and  J.   Laidlaw  v lsitecrt tie- ks r�� i ia"nmi enon-jvio n:  day." r es , .  Colonel and  !\lrs.   Henderson  came up from the ranch on Mon  day.  The postal department1 should  promptly establish a mail route,  fl-orn Cranbrook; via Fort Steele  to Peterborough.  A large number of pleasure  seekers from Cranbrook visited.  Steele on Sunday last.  ���Bronchial Affections, eoughs andcolcte,  all quickly cured by Pyny-BalsUm. Jt  has no equal. Acts promptly., soothes,  heals,and cures. Manufactured by ihe  proprietors of Perry Davis' Pain-Killer  '\W. R. Ross and H. "VV. Barnes  Fernie. visited Steele on Sunday,  last.     .   -  j4*-  ,  Coal Mines Regulation Act.  BOARD    OF  NOT1CK KlioiOiV!  cnusUtute  tin"   Uoaul  Mlihol Mine (luting tlie  Appointed by,  -ilie ouneis.  Alternates  EXAMINERS.  ,-i\( n that Hi" follow ink'  ol Kt.iumti'is Jor the  ve.tr I lite  \     I     D. Jivnns  "i ��� 'i    Cliuiles Slinlstcr.  i     I     Thoin.isCoikhlll  i     2     1:   H.Hebenstielt  Appointed by tho i  Llout.-Govcrnor ]���'  In Council    )  Klected by the i  Minei <-     "i  Kviin  Kviuis  l.    Cdward Simlstei  3.   William Almond  Alternate,  I    Hrivraid  Lavge  No ck.-Alternates not us Menibois of the  Hoard In the absence of those iokmIuiIv appointed oi fleeted to net tlii'reon. ' '  frAll person1. Intel oslcil may obtain full Iufoi-  nuiiloti by jipplyim; in iho Secretin v to iho(  liomd'  Mil.  KVAN   liVA.Ss. of Mlohol. U   (.'. ,     ���  luted this 21st idiy of February, fttti.  tStfd) MAI.UXVl'r hhiiiaudson,  * .Seeiet.m, Uopjitinout of Mines  '.-s_&$!  Coal,'Mines Regulation Act.  ���     BOARD   OF   EXAMINERS..  NOtick is hereby Kiven lh.it the following  constitute thq'IJoind   oi  Kv.inilneis  foi'iho  Morrissey Mine duunir tint ieai UKI2 ,   Appointed by     _\    I.   11. lWtsoii.   . ,  -tno'-o-.vTicrv-  Altornau's.  -i nuninyair-moi toiiT-  l     I.  11. R  - R. M  Mill tin  Wilton.  Appointed by thu / < T       '.  Lieut Oovoiuor <���    WlUlinu SuilnSby.  In Coun.'iil^i^.-^^  Kleoted by thu '  MlllLlt,  'AlternutOb  I    t  1.  John llmldcw.  Aug Johnson  .Toiiti Liosllo.  Ralph Wilson.  NOTJi���Alternates act .is Members ot the  Boivid iu tlie,.*.l}sonc�� pf thoso it'Kiiliirlv iip-  poluiod or elected to Withoioou     <        t  All poisons uiteicsitd niny obtain full Infor-  ni.ition b> iipplylng to llu> ^Si-picfirv to tho  Hoard. ,  Jilt   William Stain'-uv. of Monissev, II C.  Dated this 21st day of Pobiuaiy, UWi  (S���'d) MAU.L.COT.T R1CI1ARBSON,  Suerctary.'Oepurimeut of Mnus.  Charle*      Estuiere >   returned  from Windermere on Mouday.  "f"fThe annual boat race between  Oxford and Cambridge Univer,  sity.crews was run on- Saturday  last, resulting in a victory for  Ithe', ljght blues (Cambridge) by,  nearly eight lengths. *  ' '"    vft    <  .'The Fort Steele. ,Flour and  Feed Store have received a consignment of fine Ceylon teas.     *  -..Hydraulic mines on -Perry  creek'will commence operations  as soon as the season will permit.       , . ,       - .  All kinds of hair work  a specialty.  A.J GREZ,  Proprietor  TAILOR  COHN  AND IMPORTER OF  FINE WOOLLENS  Rocky Mountain Avenue  Fort Steele, B. G.  A,, wreck on1 the Crow's Nest  line delayed the east Bound mail  ,on Saturday, last.  One fact is better than ten hearsays.  Ask Doctor Burgess, Supt. Hospital for  Insane, Montreal, where they have"  used it for vears, for his opinion of  "The D.-& L" Menthol Plaster. ^ Get  the genuine ma'de by Davis & Lawrence Co.. Ltd.  ������ Invitations have been received  at Fort Steele for the marriage  of Mr. S. R. Rogers and Miss E.  Kershaw,  daughter of H." Ker  shaw, the event will  take  on   Wednesday   evening.  2nd, at Fernie.  place  April  ^Save-your.Snowsfaoe Tags.  *Tlie moat popular brand of Chewing  Tobacco in' Canada today, is '"Pay  RoL,r,".' 'Every plug of "Pay Roll"  bear? a ������rinowshoe" Tag. 'Consumers  should save t,he*e tags, as valuable presents are given lor them. '-Tags are  good up to January 1st, 1903 Write  for our new illustrated' premium1 catalogue. ,/rhe Knipire Tobacco Co., Ltd..  Winnipeg Branch, Winnipeg. Man.'  Wood's Phcip*hoain��,  The Great English 'Remedy,  Sold and recommended by all  druggleti In Canada. Only reliable medicine discovered. Six  ftekagtt guaranteed to onre all  Weakness, all effeots of abnse  or excess, Mental Worry, Excessive nseofTo-  bsooo. Opium or Stimulants. Mailed on receipt  of price, one paokaae $1, six, $6. One trill please,  ilxwtltcure. FampnleU free to anr address.  Tb* Weed Company, Windsor, Ont.  Sold by A. W. Bleasdoll, Drugg-iht.  -GEARY  & DOYLE.  , "Liveru, feed ^SjiLe_ SiaWejr.  Port, Stonle 15.C ,   '"  I tegular   Pally   Stage  meets  all  o  trains at Port. Steele .'unction,  SADDLK A TACK  UOPiSK?  li:,l.Ml.\Q t)K .11.1. KINDS A Sl��i:CIAl.TV  RflKGH  For Sale. Rent  or Exchange  Consists of 28H acres of bottom land  meadows, two spring creek. The ranch  is fenced, dwelling house, stable,' cattle  aheds, root house1 etc. Title perfect,  lfj^ou want" a chetip^ranch or the use of  tmc "forriinprove'ments.T ' Further^ information F. A. Balk; Fort Steele.," '  First-Class  FARM   FENCING  ONLY  30?8nts per ROD  VOH SALE BY  THfc ONT. WIRE  FENCING CO.,^ LTD.  Picton, Ont. ,     '  1 The Canadian BanK ol commerce I  *  HEAD OFFICE ��� TORONTO.  I "aid up Capital *8,(>00,000: Reserve Fund fci.OOU.MO;  Aggregate Resource* Over $(i5,000,00'l.  London Office; 00 Lombard Street, L. C.  NcttyYoik Office;  10 ICxuIiuiiko I'Iiicc.  J|    '. And US branches in Canada, tbetUnited Stales and British Columbia.  ��� to  Hi  I  *  *  t   Cranbrook_Bfanch._lL_   ^HUBERT HAINES..Managers  "* ff r *  KOOteiiaV       Boundary Line  __.     .     - *   *     Tobacco Plains,  Hotel # ^ b.c.  JULES HUREL, Proprietor. ��  i ���> , ���  -    OOOn     ACCOMMODATfON^ FOR   TRAVELLING     MEN  \     f        '���    "    "   ,'        '      - .  A First Class Home "<  '   i > w > a ' " ,  'i ' _  >< -> ,  Stage line leaves Kootenay Hotel for Elko on Monday and  j�� Friday at 8 a m. Leaves Elk Hotel on Tuesday and, Satur-  X day at 8 a.m.    ,�� ' "      " '   .       '     ��� ,\  **������  LIMITED.  ' r'  REGOtWMEKpED ;BY PHYSIC!*!):?  Pond's Extract  ~ * 1 V  Over fifty ,\vr: . t�� housoliolil remedy -  for Tint ns, S|n u:". Vi'oumls, limits  Oouglw. 0>1"�� l>'"1 "^ :u-ciileijt-. Iin  ble to occnr in f-M*r. bnmp.   itftf^^^  CAUTiON���There is'only  one Pond's txtraGt. Be  sure y >a <jet I'-e tjcit<;!r.e.'  said ojily in sealed bottles  In buff wrappers.     ,  ����*~  ?:XAMINATION      FOR'    ASSAY15RS      TOR  ' r.lOKNCK      TO     PRA0TIS13     IN  BRITISH    COLUMBIA  TO THE DEAF.  - ������   I- *   . i  A rich lady cured of her Deafness and Noises in the Head by  Dr. ."Nicholson's Artificialy Eur  Drums,','gave $10,000rto this Institute, so that'deaf people iin-  sible,to procureithe ���Ear Drums  may have'"     "   " '"���"" ~  them  free. J Address  No.'14318. ���' The' Nicholson Yn-  stitiile, * 780,' Eighth'r?Avrfiiue,  New York, U.S. A. . '*'  " 'y ���  Fort Steele  7' Diamond Jubilee  Hospital  MISS fOLSOH,  Muthoh.  ,        Graduate ol St. Luke* Ho��plt*l.  Vancourer. B C  This Institution haa been recently  enlarged by a new wing which is now  open for reception of patients. For  terms apply to  Miss Folsom,    or   J. F. Smith, Sec.  Matron. Fort Steele, B.C.  T. 6. fliwrono  Fort Steet-e, B. C.  MANUFACTURER  OF  Tinware, Galvanized Iron, Sheet  Iron,   Stove Pipes and  Copperware  BUILDINGS HEATED ��n(l VBNTILATKD  Plumbing,  Pipe fitting and  all  kinds of sanitary -work  Air Tight���Hot Blast Stoves  Hydraulic   and   Air   Pipes   for  and   Air  Mines  SPECIAL  ATTENTION PAID  JOB WORK.  TO  Any candidate who believes  half the promises made prior to  election needs his head examined.  Some get up with the lark  while others are 'not content  without a swallow the first thing  in the^morning.  C. Hungerford Pollen, manager of the Estella mine, left on  Tuesday for England. He will  return in about two months.  Government Agent Armstrong  was at Fernie on Friday.  ,N.   Hanson  Thursday.  was   in -town   on  as  ow  al  Good Friday was observed  a legal holiday at Steele.  E. G. Boynton and A. G. Ti  Merrillan, Wisconsin, wore  the Imperial on Woduesdiiy.  Card ol Thanku.  Mr. Editor  I wish through your paper to  thank the many friends of the  late Alexander MeTavish for the  assistance so kindly given during  his fatal illness, and especially  to Nurse Poison for her cfiiciont  nursing. Also lo the ladies ol  Fort Steele for (heir floral  tribute. Once more thanking  all those who kindly volunteered  their assistance., 1 remain yours  trulyl  - A . SlNCEKE  FlUEN D.  IN ACCORDANCE with section 1:! of the  . Bureau of Mines Act, examinations for  efflolency in the pmctice of n&snyinjr willlie  hold at Nelson, B C, on "21st April, IlKK, nnd  on such following flays as mav be found necessary.  EsfTnANCK FOR EXAMINATION  Entrance for any 'examination must be made  in -w 1 itinK to the Secretary of the Boaid of Examines, at least ten days befoie the date set  Ior beginning of examination, and must be accompanied by the prescribed tec (tlO).  The examination will consist chiefly of the  practical assaying of samples, and while the  Department of Mines will provide all the ap-  paiatus and chemicals usually necessary. It  will not undertake to provide any special or unusual appliances or chemicals which mitfht be  called for, and it. a candidate should require  such he will have to provide them .it his own  expense.  Candidates must provide themselves with  such platinum waie and sots of woiRhts as  they may icquire.     ^  v  The Department of Minus will make no  clmrKC for the use of chemicals or apparatus,  but a candidate will be uharited foi all brualt-  a��es or unnecessary loss caused by him  Anj additional infoimation desired may be  obtained fiom II. Caimichaql Secretary,  Bo.-ud of Examiners, Victoria. .  E. G. PRIOR,  Minister ql Mines.  Deiiartment of Mine*.  Victoria, h. V. Wh March, 1902  Notice to Delinquent' Co-owners.  To   W.   U. " Williams    and    .lolui   J.  ��� , ,     Costellii.  Or to anv other person or person-, to whom he  or.thcy may have uiinsfened htH or their interest* In the "Mountain Daisy'" mineral claim,  situate at Tiacy cieck in the Port Steele mln-  in'iMlivisioti of Easi Kooipnuy and tecoiilt'd In  the Rocoider's olUcc at FoitSteele, II. 0.  _You and each of you are hereby notiiled that  I have expended on your undivided one fourth  inteicst in above oluim since the third day of  August, A. D.. 1899, llfty dollars In labor and  improvements upon the above mentioned mineral claim undei the provisions of the  Mlneial Act. , And if within ninety  days from the date of- this notice ' you  fail, or refuse to contribute your portion of  such expenditure together with all costs of ad-  vei Using, your inteiest in said claim mil become the property of the subset Iber under  Section 4 of an Act entitled "An Act to Amend  the Mineral Act, 1BO0".       ������  ' , , , -'        ,  B. H. THRUSTON.  Datod at Fort Steele this 2nd day of January  A. D . 1902.- , '     .    1-      >  -������ /"  Head Office  46 Quekn Victoria St.,  London, b15nol and.   *  .British Columbia Office  . Fort Steele, b. v'. ���    '- <,  C. M. Edwards,  Gen'i, Manager.  it *?     i \ " v  30,000 Acres Farm Lands  ������  - Iii the, far famed Kootknay Valley for Sale on easy terms/  of payment.. '.Prices" $52,50   Perj .acre and  upwards.    In-close  proximity tothe Crow's Nest ;Railway.  /.     -'..,{ &   '...<���-   ,i  " r.   Lots in' the town of Elko are now on the market: prices &10." L " - - J  and upwards according lo situation.   ,\  -    < ���    .    '.     ,��� .-      ft-f-f'1    |  Elko y boasts of' the, biggest water"1 power in ' South' 'East   > f\  Kootenay. and will be- the1 junction of the Crow's Nest Southern ���  ,    |  "     y ���  - '-"���<, . ' i ��� ���-  Correspondence Solicited., \!  Railway.  ad-  the  St. John's Church of England.  Services will be held in the  Church of. St. John the Divine  every Sunday evening at 7:i50 except on the third Sunday in each  month when the service will be  held at 11 o'clock a.m. by the  vicar, the Rev. H. Beecham.  Holy Communion will be  ministered al tho close of  service.  Strangers are welcome.  PRESBYTERIAN   CHURCH.  Christian service will bo conducted in the Presbyterian  Church by tho Pastor Iiov D.  MoK. Reid, H. A. every Sabbath  oveiiing'at 7:'*0. Sunday School  at 2 p.m.  All arc welcome to our services  .J. A. Harvey went to Elko on  Friday.  North  Stai Ludge, A.F..& A.  M., will hold.its regular monthly  meeting   on    Tuesday    evening  I April 1st.  QUARANTINE   SERVICE.  The Dominion Government is now maintaining a quarantine service to prevont the introduction of small-pox and other contagious  diseases from south of the Boundary at Tobacco Plains. ; '     .  The quarantine guards there are M.  PHILL1PPS and J. U. LANGLKV and all  persons desiring to cross into Canadian territory must'report to them, giving satisfactory  evidence of recent successful vaccination,'or  othorwise must submit to lie vacoinated on  crossing.  , A heavy tine may be imposed on any  poisons nogleotiug or defying quarantine regulations.  HUOH WATT, M. D.  M- ���     Dominion Quarantine Officer..  Notice"to Delinquent Co-owners.  i     _____  To Joseph McCann, J. W.. McCanu and W  A. Harris, or to any person or persons to whom  thoy or any of them may have transferred their  or his interest in the "Big Bend Iloy",-'Honey  Comb", "Queen of Sheba" and "King Solomon'  mineral claims, known as the "Ooldon five  Group" nnd situate at the Forks of Wild Horso  creek, in tho Kort Steele Mining Division of  East Kootenay and recorded in the office of the  Mining Rocorder at Port Steole.  You and each of you are hereby notified  that I have expended *2,800 In assessment woi k  on the above montloned mineral claims since  the flth day of August, A. D., 18IH, under tho  piovlsions of the Mlneial Act. And if within  ninety days from tho d.ito of this notice you  full, or refuse to contilbuto join portion of  suili expenditure together wlthull tosts of  adveulslng, .our ,iml each of joui Inteiests in  said claims will become the propoity or tho  unileislgned under, Section I of an Act entitled  "An Act to Amend the Mlneial Ail IIHHI".  Unted    at   Pint  Steele   tlilrt   iiiiii   dav   of  M.uoli   Ifl"'  13- li. til. PAltlCKK  <    SUBSCRIBE.  THE PROSPECTOR.  In the life of all industries, opportunities are presented which,  if properly taken advantage of,  result in financial benefit.  ^mwmmmmwmmmmm!?mwmmw!?mmw??w?m?��  i Fort Steele Cigar Store    _��  ^   - iv                      Fort   Steele,  B.  C:            (                 '��  g*** WHOLESALE & RETAIL DEALERS                       .   ��  5*^ In Cigars, Cigarettes, Pipes and Tobacco:!     "             25  ���~i Finest Variety of Pipes and Smokers Outfit           ^  jr In the District, Including Meerschaum, B. B. B.    ~Z  ^ Alpha, and Other Brands.                                           _��2  ���Z- Imported and Domestic Cigars at Lowest Prices            :35  ���jr Billiard and Pool Parlor and Reading                       3  ���^ Room in Connection.     <                                  ~           ^3  ���EC. M. KEEP,  Zz Proprietor.  J. TAENHAUSER.       3  Manager. .~5  ^iaiiuiiaauiiuuiiiiiiiiiiiaaniiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiiiiaj^  E. J. PELTIER.  Wholesale  Liquor  Dealer  Cianbrook,  B. G.,  When in the market for Liquors,  Wines, Cigars and Schiltz Beer  Dont go out of Kootenay for  you can do better at home by  consulting the big wholesaler  at Cuanbrook.  E; J; PELTIER.  3

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