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 l-lo.-arj of Lef All  * ���i. ;. , 1/  ���vlA  L>.  -   (C  -'.&/;-,  ,.   ?  "C"^.  Vol. 11.  FORT STBBBB, B.  C, SATtrKZ^Ly, AM7 6*, 1,905.  No 18.   -��F<iA. 3- ��- ���  INSPECT CORBIN  LINE  G.N.R. Officials Rush Through for  Crow's Nest and Bonner's  f\ _ '��� Ferrv. '  Early this morning, May. 1st,  a party of Great ( Northern  officials came in by a special  train from Spokane on their way  to   Yahlc   and   Bonner's    Perry,  1 says the Nelson Tribune. .The  party consisted ol* General  Superintendent    0.    T.     Slnde,  .. General   Manager   P.   E. Ward.  -Chief Engineer A. ti. Hogelaud,  Captain, but that only adds to  his credit. One other point  should be here mentioned. For  ���years it 'was well-known that  this big belt of tie-timber existed and-hundreds-of men- passed  it by fully knowing its wealth',  and left it to await the, coming  of a man of greater lore-sight  and the necessary enterprise to  turn it into, hard cash, while  they stood idly by criticising the  wisdom of such attempts. Success lo the Captain aud his  latest enterprise.���Wilmer Outcrop.  tub Lead situation  -. "llPBritisli 'Columbia-  From tlie Canadian Mining KevLew.'.  Assistant      General  .Superin  tendent. U. A. Kennedy and J.  . R. W. Davis, head of the permanent way department: Captain  Gore , of .the C.P.R. had been,  notified of their arrival,"and preparations had'been made in advance for the placing of the car  on a ferry, and the whole party,  with but' a Three-quarter of an  hour, delay, were conveyed down  the lake to' Kootenay Landing,  whence they are proceeding west  to -Yahk. and , thence returning  to Spokane. It was stated that  a C.P.R. official belonging- to the  staff of President Sbaughnessy  , of the C.P.R. accompanied the  party, but this could not be  verified.  "What the- object of the'party  in taking this particular -trip is  cannot "be ,authentically ascertained, but it ,is-surmisecl that  the trip was undertaken in connection with the opening .of the  Corbiu route to'*'Spokane, and  the possibility of making use of'  the Bouner's Ferry ���]uie, running-  iu from the south in this connee*-  -... .      .  tion. That line', has been disused for some time "-past,, owing,  it is said, to. the lack of business;  but there would not be much  trouble iu placing the right of  way iu good order should an,endeavor be made to "combat, the  invasion of Jim Hill's territory  by the C.P.R. in retaliation of  the counter-invasion made so  successfully into the Crow's Nest  country in the line from the  Great Northern and the projected Boundary to the coast hue  projected by the ex-Canadian  through the Similkameon.  DISTRICT  MINING NEWS.  Of Interest to Those Engaged in  the   Development of  the  . .        Mining Industry.  A glance at the list of dividend  paying mines in the Kootenays  is evidence that it pays to mine  for metals.  Advices from British Columbia, under date of the third instant  inform us thatthero' is such a deficiency of lead ore at tho present  time as to occasion the closing down of the lead'furnaces   at   both  Nelson and  Trail.     The  information   wo have received is to the  eltect that this is the result of the over  estimation  of' the  silver-  j lead mines in West Kootenay; there is no hint, that   there   i.s  any  (deficiency whatever in the great silver-lead mine of the country in  i "  I East Kootenay. " ���  I .  The  St.   Eugene   mine,   under   the contracts and agreements  which were entered into some twelve months ago. undertook to  supply any deficiency (up to a certain figure) which the home  smelters needed, having the privilege, of shipping abroad such  amounts, as were not needed by tho local smelters. ��� We are informed that the St. Eugene Company i.s keeping its agreement as  to  the specified  amount to be sent to Trail and Nelson, but that    ...      this amount is ribt sufficient to keep both stacks iu   operation, and  Gravel mining in  the,vicinity ,. , ��� ,        , ,        ,  of Wild Horse creek i.s showing jT,haL a 'arger amount cannot be obtained from "East Kootenay by  great activity at the present,i reason of the big contracts it has entered into with European  time. , e j purchasers.       ' .    "'  It is learned from an authori-1 The Review has known for some time the fact that, at the  tative source thatsome extensive  improvements and additions are  being planned, for ��� tho Maoken-  .ssie-Mann group ol" mines on  Huckleberry Hill, and that the  North 4Star Company is also to  join in the progress.  ' The' managing directors and  shareholders of the Golden Five  group of mines, held a meeting  at Spokane on May 2nd. The  object ofr the ,meeting was to  raise" the necessary, capital' to  develop the property.  ,  , Recent developments indicate  permanence, and it is probable  that.the Sullivan Group ,of mines  will bo one*"oi' the greatest, producing mines in British Columbia, iu the near future.  There is, much activity at the  old placer camp on Perry creek, ���  where a large amount of deep  placer  mining   is   now    in   pro-  resources of the country be operated by men who are not interested in boomsters' yarns, but  who insist upon looking at the  matter ' without*., spectacles "of  either rosy or bluish hues, and  who are1 willing to wait for  the legitimate fruitation of  their hopes.'  VIOLATED   EIGHT HOUR   LAW  St. Eugene Muckers Pined���Company to.he Prosecuted.  Will Build Wagon Road.  A report from Kimberley i.s to  the effect that the North Star  Mining Company will Immediately build, a wagon road.from  the Star road to the Sto'mwinder  mine.  OF INTEREST TO MINING MEN  Validity   ot '"Advertising    Out"  Process Questioned.  very period when tho Government, bounty was granted on lead  ores, it was pretty well understood among the knowing oues lhat,  the lead properties of the Slocan had either been gutted of their  lead ores, ,or that the silver values were gradually entering into  the zinc blende of the mines, so that the zinc ores were the ones  which carried the h'.gh silver values. Since that time there have  been no fresh discoveries of new silver-load bodies which' have  promised any tonnage, and the.situation'looks; at first glance, to  be somewhat serious.' Many of the old stand-bys in tlie Slocan  country are either exhausted or closed down, or furnish principally 2iuc'ifero"us pro:    ,. "'      '" '',   ;  ,.  ,On top of, or perhaps, more correctly speaking, preceding, this! "  ui-     \ <. .    .��� .u    j  �� ��� ������ i'   j .i    o " ,       o.'    -i     ��� The St. Eugene  Mining ,Gom-  public statement oi thcdehciencv ,ot lead ores, the Sandon  Stand- , ,,      , ��,��� , .,,  1 ",-,'' pany has ordered a new   dO-drill  , A very interesting'mining case  was up before his honor Judge  Foriti, at Nelson, on Wednesday.  The point involved is the  validity oi the procedure I nown  as ������advertising out," a partner  who is delinquent for "his share  of assessment work on a mineral  claim. The question has never  been finally settled by the provincial ��� courts. Its importance  lies iii the fact that if the'procedure i.s hold invalid,' hundreds  of titles will be impaired. The  case is that of G. Graham of  Moyie, against Grobe, McLeod  aud Lovall, -all of Ymir.'- The  case was entered at Kaslo, but;  transferred to Nelson.  New Compressor  for St. Eugeno.  Starts 22,000 Railway Ties.  It is doubtful' if  there is'an-  other man in Kootenay   who has  taken   up  as  many  and    varied  ,  enterprises as Capt. F. P.   Armstrong and carried them through  His  chief  business   is   running  good   steamboats   on   Columbia  river, but every fall when   navigation closes tlie Captain can be  depended   upon    to   embark   in  some   new. enterprise.      Ho   is  over   of ' a   cheerful disposition  and is certain sooner or later  to  reach his million   mark.     Moreover,   everyone   who knows him  and his work wishes him success  Last  fall   the  Captain made a  start in cutting railway ties   and  our readers have already   heard  of his unique plant and flume  to  deliver  the   ties  in Windermere  lake.       Last    Sunday   a   large  crowd gathered at  Athalmer   to  witness   the  opening of the dam  that stopped Columbia river and  raised the lake nearly   two feet.  When the dam was opened   they  saw  a boom   of  22.000   railway  ties turned loose in the, river  to  be  carried   by   the    current   to  Golden  and   there  delivered on  cars, being but the beginning of  ai   work  that  will   be continued  for several years.   Captain Armstrong is to be.  congratulated on  the success of his mill enterprise  and   also   the   forming   of   the  Windermere.Lumber Co.,   Ltd.,  to carry it through.     It has not  been  all   smooth   sailing for the  Vital  to the best development  of local mines in the .vicinity" of  Steele  is  the  necessity  of ade  quale   railway  facilities  for the  transportation of ore.  ���  Local mining development,  without railway transportation  for ore, has been long'euough iu  progress, and,all that can be expected has been done. What is  hoped for is the immediate construction of the Kootenay Central Railway, so that mining interest t.'ill not be permitted to  wane and energy diverted else-  whore.  Bull river district is coming  iuto prominence as a placer  camp, and the iron mines in this  vicinity are opening up most  favorably.  A small force has been put to  work on the Mystery claim  which is located on Whitefish  creek.  June 29th is the date selected  for the visit of the Institute of  American Mining Engineers to  the Kootenays.  Over 2,000 inches of water is  now passing through the big  ditches on Wild Horse creek,  and placer mining -, is in full  swing.  The only mining shares, in  Kootenay. for which there is any  demand are St.' Eugene,  Canadian Gold Fields, Centre  Star aud War Eagle. -The. two  former are quietly being bought  on the reported good showing  being made by the first two, and  many people think the position  of the two latter will be improved by the amalgamation of  the Le Roi companies.  ard hasi recommended an agitation on smelter charges, and the  matter has been taken up by one or two of the other papers in  British'Columbia, notably the'Nelson Tribune. It seems to the  Review that the points made by the Sandon Standard are made  without knowledge of the complete facts in the case, and which  have been published during the last twelve months; but apart  from that, and irrespective of any legitimate or illegitimate movement to obtain bettor rates for smelting, tho closure of the lead  stacks seems to us a point to the existence of other conditions than  those having reference merely to smelter charges. if there is an  actual deficiency of lead ore in the country,' the question of smelter rates: bounties, or of Government "pap", is entirely apart from  the solution of the problem. ,,   ,  British" Columbia   mining  has' had  enough to stagger under  during  the  lasv three years, owing tothe apathy of tho investing  public,   and  the  bad  odor into   which   the   whole   province got,  through the selfish misrepresentations and actions of the   boomers  who flourished from 1806 to 1901.    The Review  is  also   insistent  iu taking the ground that any industry dependeut for its existence  upon   the- supply  of  Government  aid,   either   in   the   shape   of  bounties or duties, had better be left to, die a natural   death,   inasmuch a.s   its prolonged  existence is at the expense of the rest of  the'eommunity, and inasmuch also as no amount of artificial -'feed  ing cau make tho infant strong and lusty.      Personally, we do not  think  that  the   miners  of  British Columbia, have ever given due  recognition (cortainly not publicly) to the enormous aid and assistance which their industries have received from the   two   smelting  corporations which have met the minors more than   half   way   for  the las', nine or ten years.    In this respect tho Tribune is perfectly  correct in its reference to both the Trail and the Nelson   smelters.  C.P.R. directors have known, for many years, that  the operation  of  the Trail   furnaces per se  were  not. profitable,  and   that the  smelting  corporation   was  kept  alive   through the advantages it  offered to the  transportatioTi-'company.      Shareholders,   or  even  readers  of   the  annual   report,   of the Hall Mines, Limited, have  known thai the operations of the two stacks of that company were  not attended with any dividends to the shareholders.      We  do not  here deny some of the statements made by the  Sandon  Standard,  but  we  are  inclined   to   the opinion that such statements are not  calculated to revive the industry, or to encourage  the   investment  of new.capital in tiie .country. -  , British Columbia must work out. its own .salvation in the  matter of its mines. Like aHother mining countries of any prominence, it has experienced its period of boom at the.hands of irresponsible adventurers, who have taken ���therefrom In a. few* years  the legitimate profits of many years; and have left, to their successors in the various corporations that have been formed only  legacios in the shape of deficits, bad properties, and a generally  offensive odor about all mining ventures in that country. Given  a few years of wholesome, living and.good house-cleaning, and the  disagreeable odor mentioned will have vanished, and   the   natural  compressor from' the Jenckes  Machine Company. ��� ��� This  machine is to be shipped, installed and in running order by  the first, of August.' This additional equipment w.il! provide HO  drills, there being now in use  compressor capacity for 20 rock  drills.  Moyie Leader���Six muckers,  F. Kelly, Fred Ege, P. Hartigati  Chas Held ing, Otto Wester and  R. Sheridan, employed at the  St.^Eugone mine pleaded guilty  and were each lined &2.50 and  costs yesterday, (Friday, April'  28; for���violating tlie Eight Hour  law. The case was tried before  Lewis Thompson, justice of the  peace.   > ' '  Ou the rith and 9th of March  these men. were working in the  shaft level, There was a rush  of work aiid they w'ero asked to  work overtime in order to have  the muck cleared away for the'  shift following. The latter were  reported to the mine inspector,  who in turn caused the arrest of  the men. There is also a heavy  tine for a company'violating this  law, and the case against the St.  Eugene company will come up ���  later ou. Mr. Croninis not iu ,  town,, so it i.s not, , possible to  givehis views on the matter. '"'  Start Work on Tecuin'seh.  Silver-lead Quotations  New York, .May 5:   -  Bar Silver   Lead   Copper   Spelter   Loudon,   May 5.���Silver,  5M  1.50  15.25  5.80  2(1  :i-10d;  copper  ,��65   10^   d;  spelter. ��28 10.-; <l.  lead,    ��12  IU  2d:  Market Conditions.  In the foreign market copper  was a little higher. New York  market was dull and more or  less nominal.  Lead was quiet, and unchanged  in both London and New York  markets.  Outlet for Canadian Pacific.  The report is current today,  May 3rd, says the Spokane  Chronicle, that fhe Spokane and  International railway���D. C.  Corbin's new line���i.s seeking an  outlet to the coast. It is further  stated tha'j surveyors who are  running the proposed line west  of Spokane have received orders  to rush tlieir work and have  everything in readiness to begin  grading not later than June 1.  The theory advanced is that  the western-outlet-for the Corbin  road is over the 'Kettle Valley  line, sometimes denominated the  "Hot Air" road. If is said today  that the road has a new name  and' will   be  called the Spokane  Win. Haupt, ^principal owner  of the Tecumsoh mine at the  head of ��� McDonald creek, .went  up to that property last week to  start   work    again.'*    He";-was  *-' ,|  accompanied  by Milos McMillan  and   .1.   Petorson, and took up a  quantify oi "supplies.     It..is  the  intention to start at once rawhid-  ing'the'ore now ou the dump   to  the i'oot of the hill  and .to. mine  more,   so   that'when the road is  again   clear  of  snow They will  have   several-, carloads  ready to  ship.      'Phis   is   a'   high   grade  silver-lead proposition and from  previous shipments   the   smelter  returns  show   that  the ore runs  over -iJIOO to the ton.   In a tunnel  run   about. :���{") feet the ore is seen  the full distance aiid in the  face  there is almost   three  solid   feet'  of   this   ore.       About   200   feet  further  down   the   hill' a   little  work     uncovered     the     ledge,  showing   the  Same class of ore.  So  soon   as  conditions will permit Mr. Haupt  intends  employing   more   men   and   opening up  fhe   group   by   a  tunnel   at this  lower discovery.   The Tecumseh  is  owned   by   Mr. Haupt and T.  H. Tayloiv P.L.S., now  of Vancouver, and if promises to prove  one   of  the   very best producing  high   grade   propositions   in the  Windermere   district. ��� Wilmer  Outcrop.  Fernie News Items.  Fiom this Ferniu Ledye. '  "Big Jim" McDonel was in  New York the other day and  made a strong impression upou  Gotham.  The Ledge, office moved last  week into a building in which  the walls are two feet thick, and  fhe "mice never break in and  steal.     More anon'.  The Bank of Hamilton opens  in Forilie next Monday morning-.  W. J. II. Murison, from Saskatoon, Sask. is tht: manager.  Joseph Nixon of MacLeod, has  been made a government immigration agent and will bo  stationed at Fcrnie to look after  the actual settlers on their way  in from the. States to Alberta.  The Elk Lumber Co. had steam  up at their big 'mill on Monday  and will Vic running full buzz just  a.s soon as the machinery gets  limbered'up.      Logs  are   being  X', British Columbia, railway   and  that this line and the Spokane ^'successfully driven on the river  International will form a " new j from Bosmer. The payroll from  route to i he (coast from the [this mill will soon have a salu-  junction of"the last named road '< tary effect upon the . commercial  with the Canadian Pacific. : life of Fernie. THE  PROSPECTOR    FOliT STEELE,' B   C, MAY  19(."ii  *���&  KSTABUSHEI) ' ,1895.'     ���    .   ,    '���  ��� ,.  :      .'7.0    . ���'   "-���;       ���������     ' .:. ' ,7   ���, '���  a. B. <3retce>,  PUBLISHER   AND    EDITOR.  |,home7     Every  .new.  .settlor fxif^i  ; this   district  '-helps, to '��� increase ; 7  I the':'\veal'th,.ii.nd' producing power  '{���of the country,. ...    ' .  THE PROSPECTOK, i��- published  overy Saturday, and hut n guaranteed  olrculatiou larger than any other paper  In East Kootenay. It i.s all home Printed  and contains double the news ut nnj  itber paper in the district.  As an advertising  medium it   io un-  exeelled.  Devoted'<o the upbuilding ol Fort Steele,   ;ti.  ' Jwfelopmeut ol the rost mineral resources of j -xavs  the East Kootenay minim? district. ."  Subscriptions ii.W per 'yeur^ f  Advertising rates made knovrn on application "         Cootributions are solicited from all parts oftbt; ' o.l ,,,.._,.-, '*rn  district, but all mnttcr^intended ior publication , fF1 ^.F r - , .  must have the writer's signature.      - - -- --���--Qa-^oO. L.UCA;  Another Jap Victory���British  Columbia has fought it?- first  rear-guard action -.villi Japan,  and I'J.C, has been hooted all  over the promises.      Ne\ t-r   fool  ' - !  with a live wire, says the Gnelph j  Mercury.    This is the first   time,  that    we   have    heard    "Sunny'v,-  and the Grit  government ! ^  live   wire. _ v.-    >;  u  .J  :i"   ' '���:  f*fl  f\  F'  ������-!_  _jj  _j  !<-!  -i  1    1  </  -rt-'  1 j  ������>  ft  FORT STEELE, B.C.  ii/   \)i  f  {��� ;1  .:\r 'L    '  ^rrf-^  v 1 ���'  >!  F  '    -it  3 3  ,T-..i--li  u*  a.  ���-^.75.  M STEELE ^  BREWING CO.  LTD,  City ok "���  .COt'XT v... i_7__.���  "Frank J.' Client^, makes'0.1 flj that   hi  i-   senior   ii-ii'Iiht  of  Oil-   linn of 1'', .1  t-'ht.MU'y   it   Co..   doiuc   Jm-iiH'-c-  it: tlw i  City of Toleut*. Cuuiut u'ld *-.ruu' a fun.'- |  siiiil.   juii!   tl.:it   -.ni'l   lit'iu   m:-'!   |)!iv.l'i��i  .sum  ol  ��>NK  llt;.N'i)liKI> l>,OLL\Ks!  for i-;u'h ;in<i i'W'j i-.'i-t* 'if t'.'ii.iri'li 'jlr.it '  cannot   hi-   i.'U.v.l   1>>   i,!h    a-.- <>i Hull'-. '  r-.i'iwli C.-i.'. ' i-'U \XK .). -.  UKNT.V    ;  WE  hope that the following      Su..rn Le U'for.* 111.-an.i -.n!.-i i''.U'(l m'i  is true.'     lt is rumoied ^^f^F' ^ '" '^ "J ,v,','"'"ur* [  sum, a  w. <;i.i-: \>(i.\      j  ���-= Nnl'ir;.   S'Ul.lli- ,  __ ., ., Hail'-  C.iUu-i'li   Ci.tv   !- i:ili--!i into!--.  Kootenay   Central   railway " are , !Klii%.   m.l nets <iiso.-tl>  ..�� the dIoM .  .uul   niiu'ti.is   -'.irliii i -   of    1 hi'   -.\-l.'ih. '  Sottd lor lo~Lui"."iiiiils li-o.-. ' '  F  -I   l'HKXI':V. ,v Co , 'Pol.-'iio. O.  ���  SATURDAY.' MAV '-��� 1H0.V   "E hope that the following  i.s true.' lt is rumoied  that preparations for an early  commencement  of   work   on tho  ���>���  >'  <>  .^t.i-.'iil.  .*vf.  -. fl f.  ���.U? .J-  , tb  :>.  *����  B.  W   WERDEN-.   Pro".  /ifjr   Fui'nishi.ri r\ViLh   tho   Boat  CK'NTl'i.M.LY   l.OCXTKIt       f'FUKKCTl A   A I'l'Ot'v'PKI)  KOO.MS  Excellent Table ami Good Sample Rooms ���  i  FBRIM!Er B.C.  MANUFACTUItKKS and  BREWERS of EXTRA  FINE  BEER �� PORTER ������/ ���  SOLD BY THE BARREL, KEG OR BOTTLED  '.���..  Bottled beer for family  use a specialty  Outside    Orders  GIVEN STRICT, AND PROMPT ATTENTION  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED'  <oln h.\   ,f\ '^ruiri:!-!--. 7.">i.'.  Tur.o   H:iii'>   !'\-i'n:l)    !,;.!i-  *ti]>utto!i.  quietly going on, and in spite of  prevailing opinion that.u.- the  Provincial Government did nor  give the K,C.R. a subsidy, that,  actual construction would 'op put  off for this yea'rf  While  there  is   110 official announcement  of  an   intention   to  build from Mr. Pollen, the president of the.K.C.R. it  is   becoming  a  matter  of   common   talk j  among those, -who claim to be on , parnvuh*  the inside, that the road will   bej'.ohav  commenced'within a very  short  time." ' ,   .        .    ,    , .   .,  ...   bule rrain< between,-"si. I'uu  It is true that ..many -'hot air   ,rhi(M2>,. St  Lo,,:,. 'io,nph,:  reasons why the road should, and ��� odoan-.  should   not   be   built-- this  year      No atldition'al 'jD^tijt.'  I*.   mace ior'a  i seat in our recliuipii' ohair  ca:--   which  P. O. BOX 812  TELEPHONE  NO. 1  .'or   ,'oti-    ���$-, O ,-^s.'"*!":<> _"o  y.  ^. '���<>/'V-. <> -Vx> 1-0-.    '0,0 ' 0\^0  ���74  If You Are No. P.,��cu..r.  _ $    Q ARLIISF    &  ' DXJRICK  m Port   Steele  Brewing Co., l^td.  <>        '  Don' irh.".  as any oi.* ;  want  jour  ?\ .>voi' tho Illiuo:.- Oo'ural.  ..Ki w.u .io y.i'i u:iii i\ o itntn  patrc'Diiirc:, !>'.'.   if yon aiv  GENERAL  MHRCHANTS  he-  u;hj tiu':ci  i; '.ii ro.iiv  you   v.a  the road :ba: runs  .wk :ho ilckei sijex  bF ILLINOIS '.CilXTKAL  oik'   ve~:;-  Omaha.  a-\1 N'lMV  *���;  have   been   discussed     in     ihisjsoat OT 0VJI* rociiuir- otuur ca:-= wh.cn ;>J  ....       ,n     .     ���   ..  ,,       1 are tittcd with lavjitorier aad�� .-aio.kinsi. ~&  section, it is'equally true that a, ,. . ,        ��� ?\  '��� ,'���.,,.   ' room.-!, ana nave a aoi-tor 111 acr-r:n<i��iii'o.    '-J  great, deal   of  substantial work;  ..U:if.W via r.be ILLIXOIS CliNTltAL'    '  '���:  '-C-,  Agents for  Fort Steele,  B.C.  ���% X)1  Giant Powder.-'Co.,  "Massey Harris  must be done to preserve the  large subsidy granted by the  Dominion government in 11103.  It is to be noted in this connection, that u certain fe-w who  claimed to-be on the inside a few  months ago, and who expressed  ' doubt about the road being built  this year,' say with apparent)  confidence that construction will  begiin within the next | two  months. ,    ,  There are also rumors, of  movements at Montreal lhat iit  in with-the idea that tho build-  ' ing of the road is contemplated  in the near future, though of  course' they may have no con-  Tioc'tion' whatever with the  K.C.R.  The conclusion is Lhat Ihe  Kootenay-Central Company will  as soon as possible commence  building operations.  With increased transportation  facilities.,7much of the territory  tributary to Fort Steele will he-  come thickly settled and bettor  developod.  are'thi-Io'avsiC ami we  will   u.*   ^lau to  quoto   ttiojn   in   i/oniiec'.Lon   with  Iran neon Lint.-nial iin.*-.  '���*'  Have just'received two  Carloads of ... ' ���  B. H. Tkumbull. Co!niin.:'0'iilrAa-eiHJ  ^  W2 Third St.. Portlanci, Or-soa. j .^y  '/>  "���'��� & FARM -WAG0NS...L0GGING TRUCKS  .   ' '   -AND DEMOCRATS.   '     -  n. Li.vn.SE'., T.F. A- P. A.  1-iil Third St., Por-ikind. Oregon.  . H. TilOMPSOX,   t'. is.'P.A..   Iti.om  1, C'olinnn>r.Ldir..' Scawltj. vVa^h.  tNOTlCE.  Notice is hereby  days.    afLei-      chu.o,  apply  to   tlio  Chit  Lands .and   Works  tciven'' that,   thirty  ,   T      intend      to  ;' Coimni���ionet*, of  at    Victoria   for a  ���V  ry  l.wenty-oiK' year timber, !ea��e over the  followinar land*! in Northeast Kootenay: j  f'oiniii'.-iii'ina at a pn-'t planted on ihe  -ontli -side nl White River (at about  twenty mile**- from its mouth), thenee.  north 100 cliain-i. tlience west. -10 chains  thenee north LI50 eliains. theoce west  ���10 eliains, thenee north tGO chains  thenee wet <10 chain.-., thenee north J GO  ehains. thenee we.-i 10 chain'-*, thenee  north KiO ehains, ihence west -10 chains  t.hence norlh   IHO chain-.,   tiienee  we~r,'  < r  40 chain-, thence ::orih bill chains |  thenee wo-t 100 chain.--, thenee south!  1(30   chains,    ther.ee    ea��t    10   eliains. i ifc  Plows,   Harrows.   Ha.yiug aud Harvesting Tools. Im-  plemenls.oi' alJ kinds.  t       , i * * --1 ���  ,  Miniiig'Supplies and'Hardwaret-  O-ocds     "    M&iss * a.22  Boots   scrid   SI'Aoes.  r  General '���Merchandise.'  ^3^D^D^^D��C^D^>^ if^*Z&J<0&<C$pf&^  tiienee ,-outh 100 chains, tlience ea--t 40 ,  chains, theuco south KiO chains, thence!  east 40 chains, thenee south 1(30 ehains. !  thence oa=t 40 chains, thence south 100 '  1 chains,   llience  ea��t   10 chains, thence |  This has been a  hard   legisla- jsouth lO'i chains, thenee east 40 cliains, !  f:iiAS. A. Chapman*.  nh dav of Auauat. 1904.  tive'Season for   railway   prooiot- j thence soutli 100 c'nains. thence east 100  ers.    First the British Columbia j chains to place of beginning.  government   declines   to   assist'   6      *;  *         ,                                  ,            ,    . , ���        Datca tin  railway constructton by   subsidy;   or land grant, and now   the   Do-'                    ��� notice. i a  minion , government    announces . w  that, there   will   be   no    railway.    Sixty  day��  after date   I   intend to 12  subsidies granted this session.     ,aP!>'y  l0 0\e Chief Oonimis-iioner of I S  In our big Tunuel. Mining Experts say it  will grow richer aud bettor. MaillJ larfle  Gold VCillS are just ahead and will be cut in  rapid'.succession. We 0WI1 the 200 aCP8S  WITHOUT    DEBT.'  The impeudintr building of the  Kootenay Central railway is  absorbing the interest ��� ol' the  residents of the Upper Columbia  and Kootenay valleyn  ���   ��   ��  This  year  promises to be the  banner   one    for    immigration.]  That   the  Upper  Columbia and J  Kootenay Valley will get a large:  number of those who come   west  seeking a. new location is   undis- ;  puted.   .'The natural advantages,.  of these valleys are well known,  and the traveller, who i.s.per.-.imd*  ed   to; come  seeihe great no.ssi* ;  bilities     of-    the    co-uniry  . the  chances   are   Ki - to .1   fhtit, Enst'  Kootenav     will     ho" his    futin-.,-  TTiree & Four Year Courses  in  Minim;, Clicmicil; Civil,  . Mrelinnicnl an.l Kl.--clric.-iI  I^n-jlnecrinjf,  Minrrriloyy ..nil   Gcojo^y.  llinloyy iin.l   ''ul.lic Ifcallli.  U'ritr for calendar to  The Secretary,  School  of  MiniiiR,  Kinsstim, On L  Land-' and Work* for permission to 1  purchase the follow inir de->erihed land.] j  in Ka-I Fvootenay, lor pa-tui-i<. I3ci;iu-  riin-w- at a pn-it planted on the noi'thcrn  houndury nt I.o: It, 111 i!ic -;outhi',!-i  corner of Lot 70 1'!. tii.-nee norlh 20  chain- to tije iiortii e-j-.: ,*ni*n.-i- of i^ot  70iVj. ihence e,i-t 40 ehiiins. I lience -out li  10 cliaiu-inoi e in* le^s io ihe northern  DO'Jtid.irv o! 1.01 hi. thence 'A'esl tdom.'  the no!';h<;r'n(iiiO!.!riiir;.i'y of Lols lit and 14  to place of'-ljejj-'ii.ninft- containing* -SO  acres TTioi-i'. or less. ' '  -', Haled at Wolf ('i-i'ok, .March IS," 1005.  ' lj. W. HAJ'-.K"���-  "i^  ' ..U"'iil   W. I'M-t^A'Ctl  60   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  The eair.p of QuicK FOTUmes.      Wo ow�� ^��  acres,  wilh  rich Cold  Strikes   a,ll   around.  Gold Veins Discovered.    JOIN  NOW  and  TWO  DESIGNS  Copyrights &c.  AnT'trio rtfriflhu; n ^n\U it nv.tl flc'tri-lptl'in m.*t  'jttlnltty 'Ut'-(irr,iiti f.lsi i-puii'-ii fnic wlii-i m-i ki  ittv*!iil-Inn ti [ir(��ii(tli!v )mU-\>ttihti\ I oiimiih 1111 .1  r1.(i,1,tdr��oll.vr-r,nil<l<'ftMnl. HAHUHOOK  " ''����'.������;<  . ,l'ftf''Ti:-*   Inlff-n   Muv-ui'li   ."Mmiti.A   Cc. ri'-M-'v.  ��)irr.Uii n-'tir.rt v.|f hoilf. r)i'. ve. In Mic  mfific Mmfmn-  Affiliated tu  Queen'*  Ualvsrsity  A.li iimlu  <���nlnl.ii/i  vrnr ;   ',.-.  li  t'liinml.  .il.! I.yiil*  if.iiMi... fi.   So'l>! l.yiil! no--.'..i,...*.t',*i'.  SCo.365B^^v.WewV*j^  \irancli Ofllwe. tTJo !." ir'-U V/usliiiiiftoci. JX C  Everij Share ot Golden Sun   Stock   'F'c*   . *  ownership in tho (���'oldlieh! 100 acres and  Colorado 200���total MOO acres. T)i\idond.s  .,- declared on .bot.lv.would .be .....'  DIVIDENDS    FROM .'.ON^ ..INV,ESIMIHNT.-,'  $15 Buys 1000 ' Sliares  . ��'45 buys o,:j()0 shares*-   *~i90 huysO.OOO shareSs .>  Fully paid;   Non-assessable  BioFortri- the�� prcOe . adva-n'oes  'TffiP '^ '^*<??'��7'^'��^'^�����7\B7<^\B?<*2^<^  WE CAM INfEREST YOU IN  rags - a  c._J  Goods  YOUR   WANTS   ���   OUR   AIM  TN  k- 1  almost every  town   in  Southeast  Kootenay  there are  u few trnglcrs  who want the liost tackle  that  can  be,  * ,  , 1?  inaue���t,o such .���inn'loi-s our larfre, new  and complete stock- 'of t fishinp" tackle  should bo .especially interesting. Mail  oi'dern jji'olnpily flllod.  a:...   1 gaarc.  We have everything iu, the way of  Books. Toys;   Leather Goods,  dressing   Cases,   Pictures   and Toilet  Articles."  "���'',       '      ���l - ���      ' ��� -     ,, '  '  . ���=��� 1 <..  Everything that you or the children' may want.  When in Town Call in and'See Us. ,  C. E. REID & CO.,  The Druggists.  CRANBROOK,   B.C.  '    Nik * '"^' ^ r;::5v.- ^i.',?^- ^q^�� ^i,- ^^^?^^^^*  ft:L"M6DERM0T.  WHOtKSALK DEAr.KU IN  WINES; LIQUORS AND CIGARS  TELEPHONE  17.  Importers of FOREIGN LIQUORS.  Cranbrook,    B. O.    <-  Port   Steele  ?at Market  T   ROBERTS. Proprietor.  iiui,-S;j.lt-..i.Hv:i.ts. viwavs On Hand.  looks and'Fcriodicai:  Billiard'Room  BU Y  500    PER    CENT  ORDER   AT   ONCE  li oi'i' in the mines and  'over-subscribed your  '������^ GIlCaiKiSt !"l(1  BCS'l.  w'l  cash   in   l lie   I reasury.      1  iiionoy will be returned. j,  l.li,y-|n:.sl.. (Joniini.iri'ial and Baiilc References.  ���   P/I/vkIi all. i':Jiivirr-r/imc!.;.s> i-'AvAui.i-: -i o ,'"'���  T he G ci den Su n  M i n i p g & /V\ i i i i n g Co.  204 Kiltredge Building DENVER, COLO  Cigar   Store  4/F  i-    .1.  TAENli .\! fWR,   Prop.    ���  A' l;'ine   r.jino 01'  Cigars, Pipes and Tobaccos  1  ���   PISIMXf;   TACKLE   ������  ���W-H-H-H-H-I-H+H-H-^H-F  ���^  ���To.3TS/  Bop'Jks- and'   Stationery T1TE PROSPECTOR.   PORT STEELE,   ti   (":,   MAY'",.  !f���,.i.  f&fyg %$X:0&p��C$XfX\  .SATURDAY, MAV tt. 1!KJ5  l''i-.-,i'i    who    lost   7..">Ci(i   men.  Tho J rip lo-sos were 3fnn.  Hot Air.  Notes and Comments. ,    ur.  j.   a. Macdonald.   leader  , oi"   {hf    provincial     opposition,  I     Admiral Rojestvensky has just :says that th(, ]ast session   of the  'boon located in Sore Straits near j legKbilnn  Kamranh Bay. Idtu-live   '  The Mining Center of Soutli East Kootenay  i  in  was Ihe most,  mipro-  the   hislory   of   the  Perhaps this would be a   -ood ' ProvilK*p-    A1 "��� Macdonald ought  'not   \tj  loriret    the   opportunity  for  Russia to talk peace���j  Toad   knocks  heri  tune  just    before  speechless.  The Largest  -  Mineral Areas,  and tlie lYIost  Extensive  Coal Fields on the  American Continent  are Situated in  South East Kootenay  f7~Jf'"fsi'-y^>i'^'.tf'\ \  *-?zj��Jii*5-~  ��� ^?=%?--.-<.-"^i*i/':V'-'-- r-'  Agriculture  Grazing,.and the  Lumber Industry  are Prominent  Features of the  District.  Tlie proposed Crow's Nest and Golden Railway will pass  through Fort Steele and Tap the Greatest Mineral Belt of the  District.  Choice Business and Residence lots for Sale  Apply to  R. L. T. Galbraith,    Townsite Office.  ***MIMU*9dtf^  1  ' This does not seem to be  good time for Germany to make  demands on China lor* exclusive  mining rights or anything else.  Jf the Japanese demolish the  Russian lleet China's answer to  German demands will probably  be a very emphatic refusal.  .^ ���  Headauarters  for   Mining   and   Commercial   Men  ���������������������  It  i.s   interesting  to recall the  fact that when British, Columbia  joined the Dominion in 1871   one  of  the   conditions ,of  the union,  was  that   "the   influence   of the j  Domiuion   Government,   will   be!  used    to   secure   the   continued^'  maintenance of the naval station i  at Esquimau."     Apparently the  establish merit there was  regard-  jed   as  of   doubtful   value   over  thirty years ago. c*   ,  We came across an item in the.  English exchanges that will  gladden the heart of Preside!,i  Roosevelt when he roads it in  Tin.;' Pkospjcctok. The Duchess  of Abercoru recently died in  England at the mature age of  98. .She is >Cirvived by ton  children, [>(f grandchildren, -*>H  great-grandchildren,"' aud four  great-great-grandchildren. Of  this number no less thaii l-l'j met  to celebrate 'her grace's 91st  birthday. Teddy is right; further comment is superfluous, especially as,the immaculate'DeBreft  is our authority. *  afforded   him���and  of  which he  'and   his   garrulous   supporters,  \ Messrs.     Oliver,     Brown " and  i i Henderson,   availed  themselves',  to the fullest extent���for the extensile   production   of  hot  air.  The  session    certainly- did   not  produce   any  extravagant   gifts  of land and money to  Mr.   Mac-,  donald's friends  nnd   allies,   the  railway promoters.    It would be  inw-reslini!   u>   know  just   what'  sort   of   productiveness'    would  have  suited   the  suave   but  exceedingly dull member for Rossland.���Victoria Week.  LANDS AND WORKS.  Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C.  Large   Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  dANCKLLATION'   01-'   KKsKKVK.  NO.Tn'K ,- liuiuliy ){ivlmi Llml'tliiVruiervuiiciu  (."���Inljllslicl in ])uisu:iuri! of Uie piovisloii"  ..I in.' 'Ouliimljiii iin.l We-tum Railway  Suliinly Aim. Js'.W." noiict's of n-lncli um-u pub-  li.-.liL*'l in iIil* liriiKli Columbia o.i/euu ..nd  ilrttfd TUi Mn>. H'ii-., iiiul r.ih .lone, is'..;, icspt-o-  tlvoly hi.' ln-K'ljj i'iuic'IIcI.  Omihii lands -.Hii-iiimI within Un- arcu mn-  hiiict'O Ijy tlu* Hind H'sei vutlim will be open io'  -nip, -cilIpiikmii, lf-u-ii' .md otlii-r dl.position.,  iiiidc-i-Lli.'i)i-(>\Kinn>.of tlir-'.r.luid A��l." Uiiue  iiimithv, .iflei Ux; date of iht; llrst publicntlon ot  thi'- iiotk'ij In ll)�� rji iti-.li Columbia GuKetlti;  provided, lion uvcji, t Inn, in all o.imj. wlit-re lunds  ure -o '...Id. pii* (.'inptuil, Iciiicd or otherwise  uliuiidiuil Ijy tlie fiovuiuuieiii and uru sut.s��-  .lucntlv found, upon ihusurvfvnf tlicColumblu  nnd W"Stcin Itiulivny (.'uiiipiinv'-s Ijlouks, lo*  llowliollvoi it> pun within sueli blocks, tbeii  Uio person', ^r. :i.*i|uii in*,' inch land-, iliull  acquire 'their lit If ilierno from t tic Riiilwity-  (.'onili'iiiy. uiiu liiivu u-rj-ucd lo dual with niic-li;  puruliuseii, pr-j-uiiipioL*'-. lcsmui. etc., on ihe  Millie lonili and conditions us the (jovurmneiit  v,ould under ilie provinons of Hie 'Lund Act."  except in 1 aspect io timber lands on the Com- ,  paiiys blocks, which shall lip subject to tbe  iciiulntioiis iiined by the Conipany iclntlvo u>  lh<- ciitiiny ol tiuibfi* on tlio Columbia anil  Wcit.ii n Knilwav I.and iliant.  Wr. S. COKE.  Bupuly Otiiiiiiiissiiiiifr of Liiwls <l- Works  Isolds and  l)V'i7,:.s* Deparlimitl,  0       Victoria. B.O..  :.inl Prbruar  ij. J'.>0f>,  ���4jT\ttiyi\nj\nriiiJi.riizr\i\r\iyni\ns\F^  IS PUBMSIIKD EVKUY SATURDAY, AN'D HAS A  GUAKANTKKD CIKCULATION LAKGEK THAN  ANY OTHKK PAPER IN EAST KOOTENAY. IT IS  ALL, HOME PRINTED, AND CONTAINS DOUULE  THE AMOUNT OF NEWS OP ANY PAPER IN THE  DISTRICT.  ..-. i!riJiIn5Cn5irouQ^  As    An    Advertising  Unexcelled.  J   THE PROSPECTOR COVERS A DISTRICT JjJ  ���0   LARGER THAN SOME,EMPIRES, AND HAS,A   iv  J^-   LARGE FOREIGN CIRCULATION. $  ff ���'      '��� i>  ����� -9***3 -3* -��--9.*3! -9 -3 -a'-SM **i S -i:-9 -3 -3-S ��������33 -3*9 *f  MINERAL ACT.  (COitM r.j  OKBTIl'lCATK OK  IMPIIOVRM KN"I'.-  NOT1CE.  J^l.yhi" Cloviu Minorat Cltiitn.  Situate in the Fort Steele Miniiif; Division  of En.it ICooten.iy Diitriet.  Where loeuted:--On Mark Creek one mile  Irom Kimburlpy. /.  Take notice Unit I. Tho*.. T. MeVittie. RM.O.  No. U7.17I0, agont, tor ,f. C. Diewry, F.M.C  No. HfciilUH. Jos. Tniiniuii-. K.M.C No. US')ii07  and .1. F. Arnislrons otheinl adininiBti.itor lor  Kellogg: citatu Ftee 5Iiiicr'�� Certilieate No. li(".JIl);, intend, sixty day.-, from tlie  date hereof, to apply to the Milling Reeoider  lor a Cettiticute oi Improvements, for the pur-  ,poie of. obuiiuinif n Crown Uiiint of the above  claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 117, iniisi be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements  Dated this lSlh day of April. A.D. IPC-:..  I* TWOS. T. M��VLTTIK  The   Ottawa   Government has  disallowed   the    acts   passed   by  the   late   Legislature .of British  f  Columbia     relation     to<.   works  under , franchises "-ranted^ by j  private acts, and the amendment']  to the coal .mines Regulation  Act. Some' morning east cm  Canadians will wake up to tind  thai they have no Pacilic  Coast and that B.(J. having become disgusted with Jonnie  Cajjot has -withdrawn from the  confederation.  1WI  if %i  Capt.  U.   T.  Munn,   ot  Wilmi.<i\  ,  stand This Sea-on tlu*  will  The Grand Porks Mining-  Gazette thinks thai Canada is  becoming a holiday resort for  our friends south of the line.  The season is a little early, but  we notice that several prominent  members of the Beef Trust who  are badly -wanted' in Chicago,  have decided that the scenic and  climatic advantages of Montreal  are too great to be resisted.  4-YEAR-OLD  Clyde stallion.  The Nelson Tribune thinks  there are two reasons why W.  W. B. Mclnnes will not get the  governorship of the Yukon.  First, there are' too many ambitious partisans nearer Ottawa  with a bigger pull: second, there  is better work for him to do  where kicks are more plentiful,  and the nay much less.  Vonr   attention   is   called   to    the  i "rioiu'cr L'imiU.'d1*' trains of the   "Milwaukee it. SL Paul Iliiihvay." "The only  perfect t.i'itin.-; in t,he world."'  You will find it (Jeriralile to ride on  tlios.! iraiiis- whon ���roil)"- lo any point in  the rCa-iori! Stale-, or Canada. They  conned, with all Ti-anst'outinciitul  Train;-, and all Ticket Asretits sell  liokotr.. '  For further in formation, pamphlets,  etc, ask any Ticket  A^ent or  K. L. K01ID. LI. S. UOWE.  t'aos. A"ont, General Agent,  PORTLAND  SPOK'ANK.  SAVE  THE  BV    USING  TIME  TIME  ��ft  The Paystreak Of,Ad's In This Paper Pays Prom The Grass Roots,  And Never Pinches Out, Stake One!   - The Result Will Be To  Your Interest!     .  JOB PRINTING OF ALL KINDS  NEATLY  AND  PROMPTLY  EXECUTED.  PRINCE  ���flLtaf*  (By Iinp. i'AtiUlmuir"dain Impy'Leila'  at, his* ranch at    '  WILMER,   B.C.  tap a Jirn.iteAti imalw i*i' ��uirwt^   ,��.  rT-i-^*r��N*^<i��7'<  ' FORTY-FIFTH YEAR.  OG PAGES :  WEEKLY :  ILLUSTRATED.  lt i.> universally conceded that  Hon.   Robert,-P..   Green   is   the  most efficient-  officer   who   has  ever  occupied   the   position'- of  Chic!   Commissioner   ol'   Liinds  and Works.       During the.recent  session "he-had many  opportunities to show his familiarity with  tlie details of his office, and   it is  worth while noting that   his   de-  partnion't successfully  withstood  all the onslaughts oi-  ihe   0|)|io-  s'tion.        This     is    |iai-tic.iilarly  ])leasing to the residents   of   the  Kootenays,   for. it   must   be   nd-  mit'cd    that    ibis   districi      h;i.s  alwiivs found a wa.rin   friend and  supporter in Mr   h":  P.   Groo.n.���--���  Economisi,.  TO  SEATTLE.   TACOMA       *  ���'' AND ALU  Pacific   Coast   Points  ST. PAUL,  CHICAGO, NEW YORK,  POINTS EAST  ALL  Palace and Tourist  Slooptn'B.  Bufi'ott  Library Cars, Modern  Bay Concheu.  Diijing: Cars,  MEALS    A    I.A "CAKTE.  Best, Meals   on   Wheels  INDISPENSABLE TO MINING MEN  !-2   PER��� YEAH   POSTPAID.  :-i-:r:u roll sampj.f. copy.  Japanese Celebrate.  I-AST   TRAINS /-��  ���K.AST   A.S'11  WI--.ST DAILY    gtf.  Tol<io. Ma.y'.l.    -Tlio. .Iapane.se  today   celebrated   the  lirst anni*  raj.    . F-F>f    -n, 7'ersi.ry   of   i he   Battle   of Yalu.  tummg^bcientmcPress\^^ <:;<'��* oyaina-, ane.- two  330 makket st., san frakcisco, cal.   ! days' terrifie lighting routed the  For   full   (pari iriihirs, . ruten.    folders  t:lc, call (in'in* ���'iddrer-if.  S.C. VKKKI'S.ii.w.r.Ai.  ' ���' ���   ,   '���        Seattle;. \Va.sh.  H.BKAXDT. o.y. i T.A.. .Spokaue. TIIK   l��KOfiI>E(;T0Ii.   FORT STEELE,   15. <'.    MAY H,  !'ii  *        ir^/t *i<*. : ' V-rxruijr.njznjinj^nTinsinnnruxnniyTru\nnr^  r -r^^^^r- i IraPc^.��a"Lof Canada I! ���- Canadian Bank ol commerce  ^���TTTTMTTTTTYr��TTTTnrvrITT-TT'TfTTTrTYTrfTTTTfT-:- ' ��  !"   LOCAL NEWS. 1 t  CAPITAL AUTHORIZED $4,000,000  CAPITAL (paid up) - $3,000,000  REST ACCOUNT       -    -    $3,000,000  The best aud safest waj'  to keep Baby's skin  healthy is to use only  BABY'S   OWN  SOAP^  Pure,   Dainty,   Delicate.  Beware  of  Imitations.  UECRT TOILET SOAP CO ,   Mfn,  MONTREAL.  North Star Lodge.  NO. 30.  A.  F. AND A. M.       G. R.  B. C,  FOIST'STKELh:.,lJ. C.  KCKulur   meetings���1st    l'uo��<iay   'w   eitcu  , month at eight o'clock     Vlsiimtr llioti'i'rr. an  eordJj��Uy invited.  Elk Hlvcr Lodtr.i,'Ki-rine    il-kuM:   nlf.tliiK'l  u^uiiiiuuMiiimkikktmjLikiuaiiuMik-:' CJ    H-l&eicl    Office���Toronto.  ci  .)     Mr I/i ion,    Hhiiviiioro,    wiu,  in low ;i I<Yuia\.  \ j:. 'lj' itnri'T. l'r. -i'icnt   l> K. \|.'ii.i<  Viiv-I'i'i',. :tii(l Ccn. M'tn.    f'  if  j f  Pi*  5 ��  ���5,��  51?  I    I'orH-r.   M'li'v-^ilif  Sroele visitor Thur-dav  wit <   .i  A<,t>:vr--.    IN    UltKAV    I'.IIIT \1N- Uoyd ,    Hun!  London.  .llllllll'd    "���'.  6, **  '5;?  A Lionernl Bunking Hity'titcs-. Transacted.  Youijy     Watdric'r.    wits.   a||       ^uvuia's-- Bunk LVpiii-liiJOia ���lnteifst allowed ou deposits      -rj ��� %  l'\  HEAD OFFICE ��� TORONTO.  I'did .iji Oiipitul $8,700,000: Keservc Fund *3..r>00,000:  Total lU-ourcos ?')<,000.000 Nov. :$0U), 1001.  1 oiulo'i Oft loo; Ml I (unbind Street, Iv. O.  New   Vnik OITicv:  Ml l-"xcliaii';e l>lacc.  And 113 brunches in Canada tind tho United States.  t."     i oiiiJi;     Watdric'r.    wits-   aid  aui'M .it tlio AViihUoi Thursday.  '��    "     i��  Hunk   Ellpr   wm   down    from!!  Kimneiioy W^dno^day ,]  'ii'ort't.'   W'ttNdii   w;is at ('ran-'  brook Tuovda,. ]  -  .  \\*.  F   t.iii'd, (.'riiiilinioU', wits a ;  Sici'lo vi-.iior T,tio**>il;i\'  Cranbrook Branch.  J. F. M. PINK HAM, Manager,  lj  |   Cranbrook Branch,  *  #  *  *  *  F. C. MALPAS, Manager.  %  ���fsisi&-u\s\iii\ruui7i\itt  IS   Vit^-P^"^^^-^^^*^^-*^  Al    Doyli.1.   'Om tibrutti),   '.v;i^ .tl  Stoelif Tiu'sdm on  businos-  SS?ZZii5jPwQSI!i5S  USA*  gr A to *~ j  mm  Vs Wi>.,- <fHi  li.',.-'   -' "Ui.  V-i-p^CT^SO''*,.'  ..�����,#�����. ;,,;���!  ear Best  A   li.  Fi-uwiok roiui-nod Tues i     \y. <:    |;0.ys :um .!     !>    Walsh.  day l'i out a ^hori visit iu. J ull'nty  ; V*.uk*o;i\v,'\   wciv   ivtiiVuMvd   at  I           , ' tlli'l 111|KTItll  TluiI'-d;lV  <.J(,)0 ���   i'tlt-'IlllUllSOf,     .If.,      -.Vll"!    lit;    'jOninbnnik oi). Itusinoss Ti;��m1;iv  ;     <���;      \      \]<Mntim'.    ViuuMiivi-r,  "'" '   '-'--"��� rojiiv-iMiiiiiiz   J.    W-   I'i'cii tV l'u  Daw  Urcvkfiiriil.u'o.  Wai'dner.��� ,,r MLmti'i>aJ. \va- duiim   hnsim-ss  ' in imvh Thur-A-lav  'i. In thn foix'ii (Uul IiIin hUkhI Iho let ..f tiiiiB-Hl.inds tlio lionvioat qtraln���nevni1 biikm���tlio st.-imlanl tho world over.   In future Pairs Fences will  !>o I'lunli'd Will IX wltlcli in mi mUlCvl piuloclliiii iiuftltiat ruat, Iniiddltloii to thoKiilviini/.IiiK.  Order through our local iiboi.!; or direct from ui.  THE  PAGE  WIRE  FENCE CO. LIMITED,   Wnllcurvlllo.   Toronto.   Alonlroal.   St. John,   Wlnnlpntr.      305  K. G. PKXOR (St. CO. Limited. Ajfuntif, VANCOUVER, VICTORIA and KAMLOOPS  *'i'<''i><'i��l''i'*l"Z**i*'yw  .    Cranbrook Lodi<e. Cranbrook, r*.**,-uiur uiuut- j ,  t   ing* held un tbt' third Thursday o! cich iiioutb j       ., ,   . ,     ~"   .    . ., '     ,' -   --  il s. cLihk soo.etury    \     *"'   mid .Mr.s. .loliii Kwui wi'iv       ^    inuul.or   oi     river   ��lrsvvr.-4   I ai Crunbrook Mui id ay. ���   i W(_.,.(,   c.;,mp(Hi   on   :ln* wi^t. bunk  FVW^V��V*'iYrWmVfViViVm>WtVrViuVtifc. j      , ,     ,.       .,      ,                   ,          ,               I Ol"'   '.llO ' KuOIOlltiy    ill   Stofj'lf  Kl"i-  5i     -"���   A     Ix'aiu, L ninbrooK. vviis,Li~,. ���  'Cky M.ountain Chapter gl-a-St'eele visitor on Sunday .last    i   '"'    NO    T'o   M    v   \i    '    .    ?! '��� ��� ' !     U   EuntL'Sl Tuonluui>^r of l'AOi't.  |        ���    ,   '  ':"l     Otiorg?   Geary   u-   naving   In-'StivU-.   was  ono 'in t In- - radnat-  | tort stbele. b. c. || Kootenay nvor ranoh c-loar.��d.     ',' m. '>Uidoiits ;it the Uuiversiiy of  i-Ujguiar moetintfs:���2ud Tuesday in . tjitch mouth al >'A-j:ht  o'clock.  ;'-i                            I          .   '" r                 , l3ufl'��Io. on Thur.-duv Muv' -llii.  S: i     Mr   and Mrs. U   l-ij-andor \vh>-<;, ; '   ^    || up from thp ranch Tuesday !     c. Uunjferford Poi'lun,   A.   li.  Feu wick; and. Tom   Fo'nwiok   loft  ���Sojourning-Compauiou,   are   |j '   p.    Donahuo.    Uiiby      Ml-ui.'. , Steoie/ Thairsciav    on'   a    titnbci  cordially invitou. ��� ,   ^,was   resrisierpd   ar   :he   Windsor ,oniisin- trip lo thi' Ya'hk disLr.C  ��1. M. BuKROW-.'Sur'iho K.   s��| Thur>riav  7AW.VMVAVW.V.V.V.VA"WAV,MMW.V.V.Vi^  Professional.  oHARVEY  &  McCARTER  BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS  CRANBROOK,      -   ' B.C.   ''  "They   will   lie  away   about   five  -^���                 '       | davs.  Mrs. A. ti    Fen wick   returned ;     ' , _���   Tuesday   from   :t   short   v^tt a; i     (ju>   Kohlrnan.   an   old     time  Cranbrook.' , -j minor who has been working  at  tho St. Eugene for the past year  '?.  <:���  A .party of young people from  Cranbrook were visiting at  at Steele Sunday last.  7   G. W. F. GARTER, B.G.L?  Notary Public ,of British Columbia  ��� c  Collection of accounts uHoiuictl to.  Auditing und keeping* of books done  with dispatch. Correspondence bolieit;  ed.   ,.  O. W. F. CAR'J'KK, l-'oi-t, Steele. B.C  ' K. U-. Bedlington. Vancouver,  was registered at the Imperial  Saturday last. *,  Railway news is scarce, but  much''sought after, says ,ihe  Wilmer Outcrop.'  C H. DUNBAR  BARItlSTKK, SOLIUITOIt  ,    and NOTAKY   PUBLIC.  Cranbrook,  B.C.  THOMAS    M c V 1 T T1K  R.L,.&.   &  C.B.  Fort, Steele 3. C.  Pout Stkki.k DKVKr.oi>MKNT Syndicate Ltd  1W l.oudOHUall Strut'l, London, lOn^'lund.  H. A. WALLINGEB, FORT STEELE.  1'OST OFF1CK HOX 8.    ,  The regular monthly ��� meeting  of -North -Star Lodge. A/F. & A.  M., was held ufc Alasonic Hall  Tuesiiay evening.  Indian Agent R. ,L. T. Gai-  .bratth vvas visiting his Indian,  charges hi Windermere this  week".  George Geary left on Tuesday  i'or the Windermere mining  district on business, he will be  away for abo.nt six days.  returned to Steele Friday.  Clitis Wikstrom, A. Johnson,  J.. Sundon and .1. Johnson,  Wardner, were registered at'the  Windsor Friday.  Log driving on the Kootenay  river will commence in ac few  days.. Men are now.tjngagrid in  putting booms across the sloughs  and'eddies to keep out the lo'gs.  I  it uou are not  satisfied with the  goods uou Duu  irom us.  *  ���>  "Charlie" 'Beresford's Post-  J. G. CUMMINGS  CIVIL    ENGINEER  Provincial-   Land   Surveyor  FORT  STEELE,  B.  G.  WANTED  A iKical Saleaman for Fort Steele  and Surrounding; Country to Represent  'Canada's Greatest  Nurseries'    &  Newest, varieties, arid'speViLalu-!*  In" Hardy',;Fruii=. Small Fruits.  Shrubs. -Ornamentals, and' R<wes.  A jKirmanent situation, and territory reserved for,the right man.  Pay weekly, Handsome; Outfit fix-e.  Write for ptiriicul'iirsy find j-t.-nd' -5  cents l'or-our' pocket mieroscope'just  the thing* to use in o.vaminintr trees  and plants for insect!..  STONE   <��.'    NVliT-LlNGTON.  Funt.hill Nui'.-ierii-:,-  fOver 800 uon.-Hl      .     '.  TORONTO        :       -        ONTAHiO  < �����<����^����������<^����-����������-������'��  J.   HIGHyi/ARDEN.  PIONEER   BARBER SHOP  Everything Strictly First- f'lnss.  JNfewi door to the ProBpt^lo/f  Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Patmore,  Cranbrook, were guests at the  residence of Mr. and Mrs. H.  Kershaw on Sunday last.  The interior of the Windsor  Hotel bar-room has been renovated and now presents a most  attractive appearance.  C. Hungerford Pollen, president of the Kootenay.> Central  Railway, arrived from Ghin-  :brook Tuesday evening ancl  registered at the Imperial.  .     -~"���-���-~  Several teams aud quite a  number of men passed through  Steele Tuesday on their way to  the Skookum Chuck logtc'ma'  camp.-.  Rocky Mountain Chapter, R.  A.M.. will meet noxt Tuesday  evening at Masonic Hall. Sojourning Companions uiv invited  t'o attend.  Mrs. VV. P. C'urd; and 'Miss  .Moss, of Cranbrook. were visiting'at the residence of Mrs.  Chas. ��� Levett during the early  part of this week  "��� Seeding is practically completed all over the Kootenay valley.  ���But iA- good soaking rain flia.t  would. w.-.:\. the ground clear  through would help1, t hiriirs a  ���rood deal. .  . y\ local'fi.sli'ennaii had a. trying  experience on Tliiirsda.y afternoon. While lishitig in tlio Si  Mary's river, lie hooked a il(')ll).  chnr. nnd ;i royal battle ensued  for half an hour ending, with the  "1... r,1."'; .having "bellows to  mend" .minus j'oni; pole. line,  leader and.several 'hooks.  '.Mt-clifinics. Iiiiincrt. Spot t.-incii !  Tf. h'jnl  mill. -"Iii.-i.  ill'1   ^',;in   ninl   remove  Kiviisc.  oil   n*id   rust   stsiins.   pilnt   Mini I'lvrtli  etc.. w-i: Thr* '*MHitc-r   Mi.-r!iiinic*'s"   Tin-  Soup  Albert TolK't Sonp Co.  Mfrs  ' London. May J.-���Vice Admiral  liord Charles Boresl'ord today  assumed command of,, the Mediterranean fleet, succeeding Admiral Domvillc.  ANDREW    NEIDIG  GONTRflGTOR    and    BUILDER  HOlTtjlJ AND S.1L.N 1JA1NT1NU  CALCIMININGlind PAPER HA SCI ING  FOKT STEELE, B. O.  "   All   work promptly done.  | Invictus Shoes      Eisendrath Gloves I  I Strauss Overalls    W.G.ScR, Shirts  | Diamond J. Collars,  !  Mine best made and are fully guaranteed  *:' . '    ���'  I   When in Cranbrook Drop in and See Us  i'  I iohn fink PINK     BRO'S,AKE FINI^  ���;���   , ...  .x��^���x��x~x��>x������X"IMX���<��^<��x������<M^<'Mt^xK��^<"^<���<MX������X"M~x������^ <��<��^><��x,*x,*x��t<��X"X��*j,��x*��x**>  !  ?  ?  f  T  T  T'  T  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby Riven Uiat thirty  ria\^ after datu I iiitond tu npply to ^his  Chid' Cointnissioner of Lands' and  Works at Victoria for a twettty-one  j-ear limber luasii ovur tins following  de-'t'tlied lands in North En.it l-Coote-  nit;. :���  Commuticitii; at a posl pliititod ad-'  joiiiiiiii- Clia*. A. Chapman's lonr-ci on  tiie souili hide ol White KivenaL about  twenty miles Irom in mouth), thence  u'C-it, tu (-'liaiti'-. tl-.ciHJi' soutli 100 chains,  tlif.'iee ca.-l Id chains, iIilmiui- lOttlli 100  t'li.iitir-. t hi'iit'c hi"-1 SI) i-haiii:-, ihi-nee  soiilh 100 chains, thonce easl,-ISO chains"  tin-nee north 100 chaiiis, thence,\ve*t.  lOOchaius, tlience .''north '"120 eliaities,  th'.-nee avc'si 2-10 clinins to place', of l.io-  o*iniiing-.'    "   ' .',  Ki. ���"���'���������' .HF. WHVTE.  , Jiated this 2-r.th day of August. 100J.  SA Ll  OF UlNFRMf CLAIMS    1'JY  ,    TENDER.    ' :.' ���-  Scaled Lenders for the purchase of.  th.* iiiii^rTist'ti of the estatu , of Peter  Larsons alias Peter 0. H'-yinfir in l,he  Wasa, -.Vltiinniol.il. and ilie .Vhtyllowei-  Mineral Ciiiirns situate.' Ijetiv.-en -Wolf  and l.i-.u-is Creeks in the Port Steele  .Mining Division will' he .received h.v  mi.lcrsi'jiied.until noon on Monday the  Klli day of May next.  T.'uders will not. be.considered unless  a.-.'imipaiiiel.l l.y cash or .i.n accept.ed  fli.-qiM- fur on.,', third of the purchase  price, the 'balance- will be payable, on'  tru* Sth day of duly next.  .Tlie highest, lender will not tiece-s-  sarily be aeci.'pted. ,.  .1. F. AuMSTROXi-       f.  (lllicial Adniinistrator.  Fort Steele  ' Cranbrcnak. ISth April. 1905. 16  111 COFFEE  H. KERSHAW  GBNERAL   MERCHANT.  shaving ��H��ir Dressing Parlor ^inHi!iTitHiit!TtHTH?HHifiJntfTt!!r&i?TintitrTitfT!rtimnfnm&:  NToxt to Sirniliuoiiti Hotel ; ��~.'  FORT    STEELE,    B.   C. S^  All   Kinds   of  Iliiir \Voi;!v   u   S|Knrially j *~  A.'.I. GREZ, ' -   -    Piioi-rciKTOK.    1^  GEARY. &  DOYLE.  Liveriir. Feed & Sale Stahie.  l-'ort Steele B.C  9  3  General Merchant AND  Liquor  Dealer.  Ib'gular   Daily   Stage   meets  all  trains at Port Steele .) unction.  '-. SADDLE & PACK  HOKS!��.�����'  ItiAMINQ OF ALL  K1NOS A Sl'KCIALl  MiinnfacUiroi- ol'all Kimls of Lumber.      ,A large assort.-  ment. o[ soitsoned Lumber and Shingles always  '       . on hand  =      '      DIMENSION      LUMBER      A      SPECIALTY: .       *3  j���������"'������ WflSfl.'���' - ��� B G.     J

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