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Array Library ol L��g An  Vol. IO.  PORT STBBBB, B. C, SATURDAY, MAY 7, 1QOA.  No  70  OFFICIALLY   ANNOUNCED  Concentrates   16 Tons to 1���Sue  cess of the Elmore Plant.  ie in an area trending nearly  -.oulheasi northwest. They extend for a c'listance oi* about four  miles, and range ,from' ten to  lifty fee' iu .vidth. The ore is a  Says the London Mininsr Jour f i'ud h��iTVim<\ \w\y<v< shows  ual: "At the recent General'! that, this ore is oi* a high grade.  Meeting of ihe Le Roi No. 2, janf* rood Pi*.-,sci:ior. ���-=  Lid., ,Mr. Stanly Elmore, with! The iM-.,.,omic importance of  tho Chairman's permission, ; tho-e deposits depends largely  stated to the Meeting thai ihej on -h'o construction of tho Kooto-  final tailings from   the  working I ���������"'.}'   Central   railway. " Persons  of the Elmore,, Oil Concentration  plant at Ihe Le Roi No. _' Mine,  in Rossland, British ' Columbia,  assayed J/ dwt. of gold per'ion,  less than ,f oz. of silver per ton,  ,   and only 0.1 per cent copper.  He also made*'an , interesting  '  statement t^int the loss of oil per  ton of ore treated was. according  to, the  latest    figures   received,  , 1.03 gallons.    Tiie above figures  of  tailings assay,   and, as to oil  loss  are,'! we  believe,   the   first  authoritative" figures. given  out  in connection wit h the workings  of  the  Le- Roi No. 2 plant, and  must be regarded as highly  sat-  ' isfactory.   f   ,   ���'   '  The ratio of concern rat ion at  the" Le Roi No. 2 Mill was also-  stated to be Hi tons into one, and  v\vhen this very _high ratio is  taken into consideration the tailings assays are extraordinarily  low. '  ���    The  Chairman's  statement at  ��� the  Meeting  to the effect that a  -very much larger Elmore plant  "thaii  the one  now. in existence  "cbuld"be worked with practically  , the same amount of labor is a  very  important' one, and would  seem to indicate, for! the' future,  ' that when once the suitability of  the ore to the Elmore 4 treatment  ' has been established 'it, would be  good  policy   to fr erect a  larger  ' plantto begin, with.instead of a  small , one- subject of  course lo  " the   quantity   of   ore'   available  ' justifying,the larger plant.'  Information Wanted.'   '  interested in the property are  now discussing the feasibility of  erecting blast furnaces. Within a  reasonable distance are coal, coke  andliuxes. The most important  factors,, in the development of  these deposits is the matter of  transportation and a market.  GOLDEN SCORCHED.  Newly     Erected      Departmental  Store is Destroyed By Fire  LATEST EASTERN WAR NEWS  Japanese Defeat Russians���Cross  Yula'' River���Capture Russian  G-uns. '      ���  Golden, B.C.. May 4.---A seri  ous lire occurre'l ~?-n "e 'oday, re  suiting hi ;'-".- '.<���'- ' r  Go ; 'i -  TradiJT.; f ������ ���  mental .v.-re. ' '  looked as if the whole business  portioii of the town< would' be  wiped out, but the combined  efforts of the citizens and a very  efficient fire department prevented the conflagration from spreading.' The building was only just  completed and not yet occupied.  The loss is . placed*' 'at $12 000  with insurance of $8,000.  Fording river will be commeuced  next week. T.'T. McVittie, P.  L.S., has the contract.    ,   *  The Ymir mines have come to  ihe conclusion that hand-work is  more  economical  than   machine  (drills. , ,      ,  the      Placer mining, which in  early  7"*"        <i ��� ' t i *  '.ootonayjf|ayS  formeci  tj--e  chief mineral  v: fl,��Pnavif | industry of Southeast Kootenay  time  it stjj] rontinues to be important.  Prospecting for copper is receiving great attention, and the  discoveries made ,on "the St.  Mary's river, ' in this district  give great promise.  DIVIDEND PAYING MINES.  The   Advantage < to   lie   Derived  from   a Smelter in the Kootenay Valley.  The  government   d'd  i its hand,    lt asked for  pression  of  n nest   was  ir  Silver-lead* Quotations  DISTRICT   NEWS   NOTES.  What has become of*-the Cranbrook incorporation scheme? It  was reported some time ago that  - the .promoters wore given enthusiastic support by the townspeople. A committee ' was appointed to gather information as  'to the status of property owner?.  Not a word has .been said about  the result. Many people of the  other towns of the district are  interested   in   how   the   matter  ��� stands. As there is a paper published in tho town and its editor  is the chief promoter of the incorporation idea, and also one of  the   committee, , it   would  seem  ' that the paper might give sonic  information on the subject.   (  There is no question about the  advantages of incorporation  when in the hands of capable  people; but. when incorporation  is sought simply for the purpose  of giving grafters an opportunity  at local municipal affairs, it is  another thing. Cranbrook has  some good business men, with  whom the question of incorporation rests entirely upon the  character ol persons likely to  got into control of muuicipal  affairs. . It would be interesting  to know, how they have regarded  the schetne.    . 7  Bull River Iron Deposits. ��� 7  '-���'-. iron deposits of considerable  importance have long been  known in Southeast Kootenay,  but because-of their remoteness  , from railways, they have received little general attention.  Among the remote deposits  that  are .receiving attention are'  . those situated on Ponwick mountain, east and south of Bull river  These deposits will be opened up  by the construction of the Koote  nay Central railway.  The exposures of the iron' ore  ' Later'details of the.battle on  the' Yula river place number of  killed at between 3.000 and -1,000  Japanese made great haul of  Russian guns.      , ,  ���' The Japanese have ,landed  troops and attacked and captured  New Chang. The Russians fell  buck to protect the railway.  Reports of "the .Russian reverse on the Yula are ,to .the  effect that the Japanese captured  28 rapid fire suns and 20 field  guns. .They also captured 30  Russian officers and 100"men who  were found hiding iii the underbrush'.-  Admiral-Toga made a. 'fresh  attack oiv Port Arthur, sending  iu eight fire ships, which were  sunk, in the entrance to the port'.  New York, May ��:  Bar Silver   Mexican dollars   Lead   Copper   Spelter   London, May (i.-���Stiver, 25  copper JE59 17ri (id; lead, .��12 .  spelter. S22~ri   (id.        '  315  4-1  4.00  12.50  .r>.25  l-4d;  s    d;  Market Conditions.  , Copper was unchanged ' in  London. , ���"  Lead declined 2s (id in'English  market., ,���     "  Spelter was unchanged, in  London and New York.  ,New Freight Schedule���Two Million- Trees���Renew  Your  '   Miner's License.  Telegraphic Items.  John Mitchel president of the  Uuited Mine Workers, 'who was  to have sailed for Europe Thursday, has postponed his trip until  fall.  St.   Pete1 ^b.!!���'���_���   t,  astonished  'th..'  :''-,.��� R :s-    ii 'oi "PS   did   not  stop th�� J ips at the crossing  of  . th��- Yin :.  Lawyer Bangs, of Calgary,  has been .committed to' stand  trial at the higher court for  aliened complicity in the mail  robery.  The Vancouver Board of Trade  pissed a resolution that the general commercial interests of  British Columbia require an  equalization in the duty on lum-,  ber betweou Canada and the  United Stales.  The American end of the sec:  oud' Franco-American rifle and  revolver match began today at  Ambruster's Parle, Greenville,  N.J.  Tho annual state convention of  the Travellers' Protective Association is in session today at  Reading. Pa.  It is announced that within a  short time the recently(-.orgaimcd  American and West African  Steamship Company will begin  running its vessels..  The .first colored woman  lawyer in Kentucky will receive  her .degree at the commencement  of the Law School of the Colored  State University, Louisville  next week.-      \  The C.P.R.. land sah'S,for the  month of April wore ��� '24,000  acres. The total price is returned at $ 1.16.340.     '   ������   '    "      .  The Prank Coal Company  liti.ve.-i man ascend to the top of  Turtle mountain at -Frank daily  to watch for any danger of a  sign of another slide.  Correspondents believe that  Port. Arthur is now sealed up.  "Will Clear the River. *  '  ' The B.C. Gazette of April 28th  contains a notice of the East  Kootenay Lumber Company for  the clearing and removing of ob  structions from St.' Mary's river.  Other improvements consist of  making the river fit for rafting  and driving .of logs, and tho  crossing of said river by the B.  C. Southern railway.    ���  Death of Senator Reid.  Vancouver, May 4.���Senator  Reid died at his residence here  yesterday. He had been ailing  for some limn nv-3. v,-,*^ very sick-  when brougK iv;*": Irom Ottawa  bv Mrs. Kf '     ��� ���' days ago  The bill granting to the Kootenay Central Railway Company,  amendments to the Act incorporating', and relating tojthe company by extending the time for  the commencement, extension  and completion of its main line  and branches, passed its third  reading in the House of Commons,. Wednesday, May 1th.  St. John's Church ot England.  Services will be held in the  Church of St. John the Divine  every Suuday evening at 7:30 except on the third Sunday in each  month when the service will be  held at   11  o'clock  a. m.  Holy Communion will be administered at the close of the  service.  Strangers are welcome.  PRESBYTERIAN   CHURCH.  Divine Worship will be /'held  i n the Pi-esby teri an Chu rcti  every Sabbath morning. at 11  o'clock. y .       .  ��� Sabbath School every, Sunday  morning at ten o'clock.  Clioir practice  every   Thursday evening at 7:30 o'clock.  .'���'���' Piistor:   W. T. Johnston.  Mining Notes.  Tlie North port smelter started  tlieir furnac-'S Monday.  About 500 new coke ovens are  to be built at Morrissey Mines.  Survey of the coal areas of the  Imperial Coal  and Coke Co., on  T. R. Stockett, general manager of the Crow's -Nest Coal Co.,  was at Nelson Tuesday.'  A large safe weighing seven  tons, consigned to the Canadian  Bank of Commerce, -has been received at Fernie.  At Pernio the insurance adjusters are now busy preparing'  statements of losses and arranging for settlement of the numerous claims.  An'agreement has been reached between Southeast Kootenay  lumbermen, and the'traffic managers of the C.P.R. New freight'  schedules have been- issued on  lumber and shingles.  Two million trees will'bc sent  out from tho experimental farm  at' Brandon and at Indian Head,  this week, to be plauted by  farmers./huthe west.,  The cr al mines at Fernie,  Michel and Morrissey are reported as being'closed.down.'  . Don't forget to renew your  mining license. All licenses expire at midnight May 31 st-.  The weather i.s all that can be  desired, and, of course, the  placer miners are wearing a  smile that lots of water cannot  wash away.  'Already in the Fort Steele  wiuinu district spring is making  its .welcome presence and this  summer will be an active one.  Corporal Harvey and two N.  W.M. Policemen have deserted  the force at Medicine Hat.  , Aside from the"general interest  which is felt in Southeast Kootenay in the operation of the big  silver-lead mines of the district,  our readers will be interested in  knowing the amount of dividends  paid. ,  The St. Eugene situated at  Moyie. has paid S210.0U0. The  North Star located, on Huckleberry Hill, ��373,000. The two  mines have'paid a total of *:")83.-  000 in dividends.  ��� Kootenay mines have paid a  total of $7,401,544 in dividends  frpni     the    following     mining  t show  ree ex-  opinion.     This   re-  granted   with     cm- '  districts.,,  Ro-jshind   ...    J2,'510,7.'i0  Sloettn ���-...   i  :-!. (>29.794  T'oi-t Steele.    . .. w .  38H.000  Ctmip MuKinnc.v..  300,000  Nelson ."..  20(1.000  No reliable information can be  secured as.fo the amount of the  gross value of the iretals recovered from , which , the  dividends, ��� ,1'rom Southeast  Kootenay mines,' are paid, but it  is estimated that dividends paid  does not exceed 1;\. per cent of  the metals recovered from1 the  ore produced. A large part of  the balance���say ��3^84(3,999--  wout to pay the cost of mining,  transportation ' and . smelting  . Had a smeller been in existence in the Kootenay valley  this vast expenditure would have  beeiirconfined fo the district,,and  would have stimulated ^ all  branches of business.  barrassiug unanimity. One after  another stood up to demand increased protection for suffering  industries, in which their districts are interested. When the  .'���free expression of opinion' had  been given there was a formidable list of industries represented by its own following to be in  need of further tariff protection.  Ii 'is unofficially 'stated that  flewett Bostock, ex-M.P., 'for  Vale-Cariboo, would be the successor of the late Senator Reid.'  J. A. McDonald, leader of the  Kootenay Liberal party, passed  over the Crow .Line Wednesday  on his way home from Ottawa. *  Local News.  Al Doyle was over from Cranbrook Wednesdav on business.  ti. Lundin, Wasa, was in town  Thursday,ou business.'  'The City by the Palls,  LOCAL NEWS.  Jack Means was in   town   Friday.  J. F. Armstrong returned from  ai/'official visit lo Fernie, Thursday.  This year will see an enormous  increase in the lumber produc-  tionjn Southeast Kootenay.  Prom Our Own Correspondent.  Just a lew notes from this  thriving little place, ,and hopo  that none will.be offended.  There are now 25 pack horses  at Elko to take prospectors,  miners and promoters into the  Flathead district  Elko is the western ojtkt of  Crow's Nest Pass, and is within  12 miles of the coal mines, and is  the nea res I poi n I.���f ro av=th e-  Tobacco Plains farming country  io deliver their produce at.  Two railways, the Canadian  Pacific and Great Northern now  center at Elko. , The proposed  Corbin road and Kootenay Central will also meet at Elko.  The development of the greatest water-power iu the Kootenays. will make Elko���The city  by the falls���the smelting aud  manufacturing- centre of the  district. Keep your eye upon it,  | this is the natural gateway to  the mountains,   n  H: Hanson in company with  T. F. McKay of Poplar Creek  were in town.Thursdav.        "     --���  ��� Win.   Cook   and   N.    Hughes >  were up from Bull  river  Thurs-  d ay.'  ' , .  ' Miss Winnie Armstrong re-  nu-ned Wednesday from a Cranbrook visit. "���  .  A.   ti.    Feu wick*  Newel   have   gone  prospecting trip.  and ' Dave  south  on   a  Mr!   and Mrs.   J.   A'.   Harvey,  wore the guests of Mr. *aud Mrs.  A. B. Kenwick' Sunday last.  , .1. F. Armstrong, government  agent, was "at' Cranbrook,^Wednesday. ��� '      ;���  Mrs. ���   Powell.  ��� Fort  Junction,   was  a   Steele  Tuesday.  Steele'  visitor  " Sonic, twenty niners came  dowu from the North Sta: mine  Thursdav.  The Fernie Branch of the Canadian Bank'of, Commerce opened  for business Monday moruing.  Win. Langley returned Wednesday from a prospecting trip  to the Flathead district.  Frank Williams returned from  Wasa creek W'edneseay whevu  he was engaged in doing assessment work on the Wasa claiin.  R. L. T.1 Galbraith, Indian  ageut. returned Thursday from  an .official' visit to his West  Kootenay* charges.  Mrs. H. Kershaw, Mrs. -W. R.  Rogers and Miss Dorris Kershaw, left on Friday's train for  Morrisscv Mines.  Will Pay Dividends.  Carlin & Durick received two  carloads of merchandise Friday.  Geary & Doyle teamed in the  goods from the Junction.  Andrew Laidlaw and John  Brown,, prominent Spokane mining men; are expected at Steele  today. "    -'.- ,, -.'-,.  It is argued by many residents  of Southeast Kootenay that  Cranbrook.. has been "gold-  bricked" politically, by the re-,  moval of the government build-  in ff.s to that town  ' i  Tho question of freight rates  which have been agitating West  Kootenay towns during the past  month, is.likely to be revived by  towns in Southeast Kootenay.  Nothing worthy of the name  of happiness has ever been (the  experience of those who duly  live for themselves, all oblivious  to the welfare of their fellows.  The Canada Gazette of April  30th. contains a notice that a  dividend of five per-conl for the  half year ending May 31st. HK.U,  payable on and after Wednesday  June 1st.  Tho , annual meeting of the  shareholders will be held at  Toronto June l.")th.  The Canadian Bank ol Commerce 'will pay a dividend of  three per cent i'or the half year,  on June 1st.  Appointment'.  J. F. Armstrong has been appointed recording'"officer under  the provisions of* the "Cattle  Act"' for. 11 io Cattle District of  Cranbrook. . L'estock R:. Forbes  for Fernie district.  Matters Political.)  Tariff revision   was  discussed  a. 1  a   recent  ministerial  caucus.  A two cent postage rate between Canada and Mexico has  been approved of by President  Diaz.'  R. O. Jennings came down  from Perry creek Thursday and  will spend a few days with his  family at Steele.  The next regular convocation  ol Rocky Mountain Chapter, R.  A.M., will be held at Masonic  Hall Tuesday cveniug May 10th.  .North Star Lodge. A.F. & A.  M., held its regular monthly  meeting on, Tuesday evening  last.  A. McAllister, Winnipeg, representing W. E. San ford, Manufacturing Co., Hamilton,  was in town Wednesday.  Ont.,  Mrs. A.'.B. Fenwick, Mrs. , T.  Fenwick.and Mrs. N. A. Wallin-  ger wore visiting at Nelson this  week.      !:���'  James Bracket!, representing  the Staples Milling Co., arrived  at Cranbrook Wednesday evening with twelve men and a carload of horses from Stillwater,  Min.,     ���.     ,     . '     ���  Dave Griffith was down from  Wild IIorso Creek Friday. . He  reports that*it will take two  weeks longer to.free the di'c'-es  from tho. effectsjlof tho rcceut  big slide.  <��� " TIII.C PROSJ'KC TOK   FORT STKKLB,  B. C<,  MAY 7,   P.1O4  LSTAMLISHKD      lSifi  a. b.  PUBLISHER  Grace,  AND    KD1TOK.  Subscriptions      .      . tl 00 pei   yo.ir  Advertising rates made known on application.  Contributions arc solicited from all paiisof the  district, but all matter uiiendi (1 f��.r publication  must have the writers signnluie  published  guurnntccil  circulation l.ugei tliim -my otlici psipei  In Kast Kootenay. It i- :i I limine l'i lined  and contains double tlie new- of* anv  -ither paper in the di-tuci  As  an   advertising  medium  it   is un  ��� tcclled   -  THE    PROSPECTOR,  ever;   Suturda},  and   lias  G  ��Jj�� tyVO&pZJCtOX.  SATUIIDAY.  MAY T. 1'kM  OVERXMJCVF .\��.-nt  Ann-  strong    riveiWil      in.sli'iic  lions    from    the   ��overiinu>nl   al  Victoria    durinii    the    week    to  move hi> ollice and -sluiT to ('ran  brook.      It   ha*!  been known for  some lime thai  the   o ft ices   were  to be moved and ir was expected  that it would bo done before this  The reason for moving is obvious  to all.   Tt has become a necessity  in(the interests of the people  of  Southeast Kootemiy especially, to  the   towns  along  the line of the  CrowVNest branch.    '  Port Steele has .nany permanent resources that will always  make it a place of interest.  Don't worry: do your best and  laugh away the clouds of adver-  NOTICE.  \,.(ii c t- hi'r.'i,-. _p <-i '1. Hi 'ii* .li\- .iltci i  ilttle. i\c, tho uiidc i signed, iinumt lo apply l" tlio  ('l)icf Commission,.��� of Lands mid Works ul  Vii'toriu It. O . iiiul tin- Ui pinyC'enuuls-ioncr  of l.-jtuU ami Wot k-s fin s-iiUhkisi Kootenay,  I! i; foi lict'ii-i-s In p.o-p.'ii, toi Coni ami  Petroleum nn I In; follmi in-' dcseiibcd lauds,  -ilii'it.-il In tin, sniiilii-iisi pottioii of Kast  ICootenn-,. lt (' . .uul .il.nu' U-.eiitj.-cighl miles  southeast of tlu toHii .'f Morrissey, and nd-  jii'cnl to tin- Craiul Folks (lump of C'0!il(Lniids  and west of lh( Klnthe id Unci and soutli of  the Ua( ken Oioupof foal I'lumis, unci being  iilmtit ten miles cist fiom ilie boundaiy line of  llicC 1' K '.iiiul Omni Hcing in bind; IS'iS  somlieivi Kootenai, ami about iwenty-tlve  imlos uoiiti oi Jlit- Mimt.iiiu Moundaiv Mile.  ( Ol'lllllCllClllg lit .1   post I'lllllttll   fill    till-   SOlllll-  1','isi iiiiiiei being tlie iiilti.il post of .Mniliew .)���  Clir\ st sclaim .mil adjacent loll A Kunncy.l'!:  claim, theiicr north-.'> cliiiins iliein e west 80  mains thenee -oulli Mi L'tialus Uiciiio eust ,��0  cliHliis to ilie plmo oi beginning containing <'IU  in ies.  .M.itli.'n .1   I'linst   l.iu.ilui  Will, im l'olii'   Agenl  lintel M neli 1Mb   1'Hil  Connm in nig at a po-t planted on tlie soulh-  iii'-l . r.in.'i being Ihe I nit ml post ol Clnicm e.l.  sinitli s iliiiin nnd .idjiceni In Miilhcu .1  Clii\si - el inn llience iiiutli so ehtuns, ihence  e.isi ��(l eliiim- lie-nee si.ntll vj rli.tliis lllenic  M.'M so i-ii.nus id tin- -di'. e ni beginning eon-  *. nir.iiu- Mil i.'i. -  i liii.'im ,1   smith   l.iic.iuii  Willi.un I'ulii    Agent  Dated M.iieli Isih   l'.MI  I'nmim'iiving it a post |>!iint<*.l on il'v north  ���west collier l)ciii_' tlie initial jiost ot Nick  l'olni's (hum ami adjacent I" Cliiieii.e .1  smith s ehiim thin, e south so ih.im*-, thence  t. i-l M> chains theuce timlh sn i-hains llience  MCst sij i-hullls m iliu place nl beginning eou-  tniiiiu_'i-lli iieies  Nick, ilolin, Loi It tin  i ' William I'dic   Agent  -   Dated Mm eh isih. I'm).  'Commencing ut a post plained on the northeast comer being tlio initiiil post nl Hcnij  Hill's chilli, .md adjacent to Si( k Holm s eUini  tlit'iiciisouth soi-hau.s Uiettcewesi *MI chains  thence north m> chains, thence east so chains to  i'ic plai '.-(of beginning containing (Mil acres  Henr\ Hill, Locitot  s Wuli.mi Polie  Aiitini  Untisi Mal'-h '.sth   1'hH     ,  Coiuuieuuii.i; at k post planted ou the southeast corner heuiir the initial posteot Oeortria  Hiei-f". > claim ..nd adjacent lo Oeoiire W  Leu-, elaim. thenee -.101151  Ml^cliains   theuce  NOTICE.  N'otlie lh hcrehy ��l\eli. tlmt tlnrl> da>.s aflei  date, we the iindoridgncd. intend 10 apply  i.i the Chief Comniissionei of Lands  mid Works and tho As.-irt.int r.mi-  liiisMonci'of Luuds anil Works of Ihe 1'ioMnt-e  ot Mi Itish Columhia, Southeast Kootenav DIs-  11 lot fill a license to prospect for coal nnd  petroleum on the folloulnx descilhed lauds  situated In Hloek 159.1 In Southeast Kootenuy,  ltntlsh Coluiiihia .leseiilicd iis~folloivs' Hast  ff the (.'rand Korks Group and south of tlio  Ilnckcil Group and west of the Flathead Itivcr  nnd about uventv-four (21) iniles east of the  town of Moriisscy and moie full> dcseiihed as  cisjlit miles east or the enst liouiidury line of  ('iiniidiuii Piieific ffriuit '  CoiiimenciiiK al 11 post pliiced on the 1101th-  ea-,r coinei ofChailes II Junes claim the same  I't'itiK the Initial post of Charles 11 .lanes claim  and adjacent lo Samuel Homei's claim heiiiK  one of the Gland Folks ,','ioup, thence So eliains  smith ih.-nee SO chains uest. tlience K1l.el1.1lns  noilli tlience SO chains eusl to the place of ln...  1:11111111^ coni.iiuiui; (Hi) iicies  Diitcd Muit'll 18th. 'ifl'li  Cli.ii le 11. Jan, s, I.o. iitoi  William I'olle Alient  C'oi/iiiH'iiciin,'nt 1 jiost placed 011 the 'loitli-  HUst ioiner ol Kiih'eiiu (.' Toiisle\'s elnlin file  snnie helh-.' the initial post of |.',i|.;eii,' (', Tons  lev's and adjacent to Charles II .lanes' claim,  Ihence south SOehains. thcui e enst Ml chiiius,  tlience mil 111 MJ chains meiiie nest so (.|ui(iis  to tl.e place 01 liei;i!iiiluK com ilnliii' tlin acies  Dated Match IS(h   l'KII "  ' 1      ( l'ni;ciioi' Touslej. I ocitoi  \\ ll in. ill I'lillc.   \i;ellt  CoulMie'iein-i nt a post j.lare.i >>u (ho 1101th-  w.'st ci'inei of I)i>\ld 11 t'liuiili's eliilm the  Sinn.' licinu- the lufti.il ti.'st ot l>i\|d K ('Iiiih h  eliiim. tlieuei; south so .-li.i.in- llience cast so  chains thenee noi Hi so idimiis tlience �� est Ml  clinins to the pin. e ot l�� -i-iiiini.^ eotttaiiiiiti7 1. Ill  acies <  Dated Match lsth, PMI  Diicld M. I'liuicli   I in nidi  William l'ollc  Akcui  PAGE METAL GATES  THE  :{ feet wide, 4 feet ljlffli, lnotutliiif; hinpres .-uicl latcli   10 feet wide, * feel lilfrJi. including: ]ilnf,en .-mil Intoli   Other 8l/,e�� in proportion.  page: wire  ....��3.r><>  ....  7.so  Su]>])lic(l  liy uk or  local dealer.  2S1  FENCE    CO.  E. (J. P1U0K & CO.,  Agionts.  Limited,  Victoria.  WalkervllU. Montreal, Winnipeg, St. John  Vancouver mil   K.imlo -]i^.  south   M  chains,   llu-ncc west HO chains to the  pi,11 e of lii'Kinuini; coiitainliiK 'llll'.ifics  Diited Maieh ISth, ItKII.  funis 11. Dim, Loealoi  William I'olle  Asrcnt  (���oiiiiiieiieliie ul 11 post placed on the noilli-  Ml'sl coinei ol .lollll 11 ^lllll.'llilll.l M'lailii be-  the initial post of John II Sutlici land's claim  and atljacenl Ini'iiiiis 11 Dun's -'laiiu. theme  '-oulll Nlehalns tlieiii i- easl so 1 hains, tin inn  mil th so chains, limine uesl sn chains tu the  plnco of hcKliiuliij.' eoiitaliiliiK "in actei  Dilled Milleh lhlli, l'��H  John II   Sutlieil 111 I   I 01.1I1.1  Willi.un I'olle. Akcui  t'oiiiiiieuciii'1 nl a piist pliiiied on Ilie north,  easl corner, the siiiuti l.cini; the Initial iiost'of  Hills G, Soule's clnim and adjacent lo Deter  M X.'\ 's clnim, tlience smith SO chains, thenee  Wesl Mi (liullis iliein.., noilh'Mi clinins, tlieucc  ciist Mi chains to the place ol bef;ilinliij,* eou-  tliinlllK KIO iu'ies  Diited Muicli isih,  I'.mi  r l-".llls  li.   Soul. ,   l.ne I (III  I.s   ' ' William l'ollc, Aneiii  Port    Steele  Brewing    Co.  'FERNIE,  B.-  NOTK '  Comiiicuciiif. at a posi plaei d on ihe south  cast comer of I'.i'oi'.'o M. Ncmiiijci'*. claim tlie  siiuie helnir the initial post 01 ('icoiire M ' N'l'iv-  intei s claim and adjacent 10 the southeast  cornet of Chiulcs II Janes'claim, theme north  sO.'hatns thence west si) chains,, tlioncc south  so chnins, thenee enst fro t'haiu.s to the place of  bc-rmnitiK containing IHO ncie< .    -  l)utedoMaicli iHth   l!K>t.  GeoiBe M. Newmyei, Looutoi  "    William l'ollc  Aftent  yours.  west ,*>y chains, tli-ni e south Ni 1 hauls,  theun  Sity,    and   .liappineSS     IS     Surely Jt.J,st5dehj.ns to  itu.   place  of l.e*.-mnlni: con-  I iaimn_- <��W .u-r��-s  'Jtoriiia Hiekev  I.o.-utor  ,   , ., , ' Will'am l'ohe. Apenl  hvery cloud Iin?, a silver lining :   D,llt.i: Mjr,n ]tiu. 1M  but SOIIiehOW We  t'llil   tO    See    the'    Commencing'at a post planted 011 the  south-  lininy until the clouds roll by.       ! "^c.�����"be,n.,t F'Ft^F'FuXF  - J 1 Lew is  eljiiu and adjacent to Oeorvia   Hieke> s  *      *      "* 11 tlrtim. thenee north sij chains, thence ea>t "0  1 eliains, thenee s.>uth s.) eliuins, thenee  west  V)  I elnuiis :o the plai e of bcsrinninsr conthiniiii; MO  acies '  v   * (ii-oru-e W. l,c�� is. Locator  ' William 1'olie, Aneni  1 luted M.irrti I-Hi. IWI.  C'oinmenein-/at a ijn-t pl.intei! on the northwest cornel bcin-4 the uiiiial post of A. I..  Webber's ilaim and adjacent toGeorye W.  Lewis'claim, thefico south ��C chains,'thence  east sij (yliaii)s Ihenco north sO 1 hains. thence  \nestS) ehains to the place ot bcmniiin-.' eon-  taininir Bin acres    (  A   !.. Wubbe^ Loealoi       ,  The Lords D;iy "Alliance in the  bill which is now before the'Do-'  minion House'respecting Sunday  observance, may be all right, for  eastern Canada, but is too  drastic for the mining camps "of  British Columbia  liy an order in council the  government offices al Fort Steele  -will be removed to Cranbrook.  Hi is now, in order for,''Old  Man Simpson*' of't.ho Herald to  arise   and   explain,   how   Steele  was buncoed of the offices.  >    1 "  X /. /.  Tlie     McHi'ide     booinlet      in  Southeast Kootenay will evaporate.      An   the   Herald   might re'-  niark:    '���Cranbrook���Hurst".  0 .'.''.-  The most potent factor in the  development, of the mineral resources of t lie hYirt, Steele Mining District, will be the establishment, of a large cjListom smelter  in the Kootenay valiey.  The location and operation   of  c such a pla'ut will make profitable  the   miniim   of   such   low  grade  ores in this district as would not  bear the cost  of   transportation i  fo  smelters  iu   West Kootenay. J  Tlie location of a smelting   plant  in   this  district,   ni  close   proximity   to   coal   aud    coke,    and  mines would id\e   new   life  and  prosperity   lo   low   jrrade mines  that   would   otherwise   be compelled   for  economic   reasons to  remain non productive.  Dined Muicli iblh  Wiilniiii l'olie. A��eut  1WM IS  <  NOTICE.  I iiitendrto .ipply to the Clucl Commission,  or of Lands and WorksiornSpeci.il License to  1 ul and cimy ,itt-:ij nmbei   from the follow inir  ilescilbed lands.--  1  L'ouimciiciiuf nt a post marked southwest  coinei or 11. l'ariott's umber limit, plained nl  noith east eorner ol II Demoi's pre-emption.  Lot -iVla. Oioup 1. ICooteiniv Distilet. thence  oust W) chains thence 1101 ill " chains, thenee  ��est 80 chains, Ihenco south so chaiiis to place  01 bi'irjntime  II   I'AHItOTT  Dated Apnl J.~iLh. I'Kll. is  TICKETS  'I'O   ALL   I'OINTS  East and West  VIA  Short   Iliite  TO  St.  Paul.   Duluth,  Minneapolis,  Chicago  IMl   Aid.  POINTS   hAST  Seattle,   Tacoina, Victoria,   Portland  ��.Nl>  ALL   1'U'II'IC  I OAs-1    I'dl.Vls  Through I'.tlstcu anil Toitribt Slcep-  .���fs. Dinino and P.ullut Sniokin<�� l.ilt-  t-arv Cms.  >at under the spell  candidate   before  election: after election you  It you  political  of a  his  will  realize what weal-: things mere  words seem 10 tell of the story of  un-redeemed promises.  ��� *.     -x-     - *     -  There is but one good satisfactory   way   to  biiild   a town, and  l: this way requires it to be built by  the people that call it their home  KAST   TKAIX.s.  t)VKHLAN'IJ  DAILV  For   rales.  I ion 1'ij.rarilin  foltlui^  ���i trips.  ;iml   lull inltii'ina-  I'all on oi- aildt-e^is  S. <;. VKKKKS, o.W.I'.A.,  Soattlf. Was.li.  IL  MHA.VDT.   ci'.   A   T.A..   701  Itnutsifli' A vi-.. S])(ikiine. Wash.  W.  THK MA.STl-Ut. MKUIIANlOS I'L'llK TA1I  SOAI' heals and softens the skin, while  p'romptly L-leiuisiiiK It of prciise, oil, rust, etc.  Invaluable r.ormeehau les, tu liners, sportstmui.  i.'rce sniiiple on receipt of iu. for posiu-je.  Albert 'I'ollot Soup Co;, Mfrs Montreiil.  Counnoiicin*,' at a post placed on the south-  vw-st cornet- of Charles E Grovo's claim the  same being the initial post of Charles K Grove  claim and adjacent to the .southwest coiner of  Kuxene 'C. rTousley's claim, thence north SO  chain*-, thenee east 80 chains, thence south SO  chains, thenee west SO chains to the place of  bcKiunlriff conialnintr i>40 ncre��;  Dated March 18th, 1901. '  Charles 10. Grove, Loealoi  < VV'illiuui Polie, Asent  Commencing at n jiost placed en the southeast corner of Wlllinm V. Douglass' claim the  same lieing the initial post ot William V.  Douglass' claim aiurlidjaeent to the southwest  eorner of Dawd K. Chinch's'claim, thenee  north SO clniins. thence H est BO chains, llience  soutli SO nhulns. thenee east 80 chnins'to place  of beginning containing 010 acies.  Diitcd March IRlti  1801.  William V. Douglass, Locator  5 William Polle. Agent  Commencing nl it post placed on the southwest corner of Duval It. forthingham's claim  the same being the initial post( of David It.  Kouhinghum's claim anil adjaeeiit to the  William V. Douglass claim, thence WI chains  nortli llience SO chnins past, thence SO cliains  souili. tlience ml chains west to the place of beginning containing WO acies. ,  I),ned March IKih  3001.  Da-, id V. Korlhingham, Locator  William l'ollc. Agent  .,  I . j r  Commencing at a post plnnled on the noith-  HCstcoiner being the iuili-il post of John 11.  Coitions chum and iiiljncenl to David IS.  l-'oithinghiim's claim, thenee south 80 chains,  thence east 80 chains, thence north 8u chains,  ihenco west SO chains to the place or beginning  eontiiining 610 acies.  Diited Mutch 18th. l'JOt  .lolin II. Gordon, Loealoi  William Polie. Agent  Commencing a I :i post placed on the not th-  east coiner of John II. Shaw's claim the same  being the initial post of John II. Slinu's clnim  and adjacent to William V Douglass'claim,  them e south 80 t-htiins, them c west SO chains,  thence noith 80 chnins, the.iee cast 80 chains to  the place oi beginning containing ii4(> acies.  Dated March lsth, 1901.  John II. Shuu. Locutoi  William Polio. Agent  Commencing at ii post plated on the noilh-  west eornei of Muni Simons claim the snme  being the initial post of Kinil Simon's claim  and adjacent to Charles K Gicne'.s clnim.  llience south 80 ehnins. thenee east 80 chains,  llience north 80 chains, thence west 80 chnins to  the place of beginning continuing ������'" acies  Dnled Miueh 18th   I"lll.  lOmil Simon. Locator  William l'olie   Agent  Coinmeiicing at a post placed on the north-  cast coi uei of James W. Hays' claim the sumo  being tho initial post of Jair.es VV. Hays' claim  nnd adjacent tolfooigcM New niter's claim'  t'lence south 80 chnins. thence west so chains,  ihence north 80 chnins. theuce easl 8(1 chains to  the plme of beginning continuing IU0 acre-  Dated Mai eh 18th. 1S04  James W   llnvs. Locator  William I'olle, Agent  NOTICE.  ." Thirty -dii.v-* alter date I iuti-nd'lo make application lu the Obief (.'iii'nnilssk.m-r. nf Lauds  nil.I Works for a Lease I.o cut and curry away  Umbel- rri.iii the following described lar.il lu  South ,1'ai.sL. Kootenuy District.' Cnn'imeut-liig  nl -a pom planted al ii point I" cluiins nortli or  Ihe'soni.ln.vcHl ci.nie.r nf I). lti*eclc<:nrlU(,"T> llm-  l��;i* lens... Ibciiee west.*.i*i .-hains, tli.-.nc- iiortii  l-.'U clialiiji. llience wi-si, to chains. Iheiic.: noith  8ii eliuins. llience wesl 10 eliainy, ihence nortli Ml  ���ebaiiis. I.liciicevv.-si III cliains; Uioncc niirlb^oo  ,clinins. Iliem'c ,ciis|. Villi ..liainl- flH.re^.r le^s In  I', i ;.m!il-7 hcerisc. tlieiic.. souili ',110 chains  iiii.i,'. in- less I.o southwest i-oriiei' ..f Savers  llei'i'ise. I lieiie,. eiisl I'jn chains inov* or less t,.��  ii,..rt;iiw.-st c.'t-n.'i-of ll. Itteckciiriiti.-i*s limber  lease. t.h'*uce'souili *jsn chatn.s inure or b'ss In  pniut "I" ciHlinietieej'iuMit.  . pitted April ���.'.-.UiJ.'l'JOI.  ir DAVID 1C. NKWKLL,  Locator  W'AiVTKI) ��� SKVKKAI.. iNIHISTltl-  (in.s put-sons in i.-iil-Ii stain to ti-ttvel for  iioiisG listsililisltcd'oltiviiii yciat'fl jttul with  :i, lai-^-c .uitpiLah io call upon iiiorcliiinls  iind at(<';n1,s for siieoi-ssfui and pi'olil.nlile  I inn. ..I.'c:i-iiiaiii;iil-<:rig-ajfi;im.:nt. Weekly cash salary of $2*1 and, all t.ravclinn;  i*Xpellhi*.M aiid liol.��;l hills .-Klviiiiccd in  cash .*;i<:li wi-.-k F.x\u-r'u.:in:<: not <issi>n-  lial. Mention i*cl'.'.i*cni*i*s ami enclose  -'-.lf-addrcshiyd ctivc.lopc. .'I'I 11'. NATIONAL, -'l.'lli I>(-arliorn (Si,.. Chicatfo.  NBIDIG  and'    BUILDER  ANDREW  CONTRACTOR  HOUSK AND SIGN PAINTING  CALGLM1NING and I'AI'KIt HANGING  F'OR'i' STEELIO,   B.  C.  1ST   All   work  promptly done.  Commencing nt a post placed on the north-  e ist corner of J_.autence IC .Monloit's claim the  sime being the initial post of Laiiience l\.  Monfoit's claim and iidjacenl lo James W  Hays' claim, thence south 80 cluiins, thence  west 80 chains, thence noi th 80 chains, thence  east 80 chains to the place of beginning eon-  I...liilugtn0acr,.'.s. ,.       ,  Dated March 18t.li. l!��.)l.'  Laurence iv. Monfort, Lociitor  William l'olie'. Agenl  Coinmeiicing at a posi placed on the northwest corner of li-runk B. Gregg's claim the  same being tiie initial post of Prank it. Gruga's!  claim and .adjacent to Einil Simon's claim,  i hence south 80 chains, Ihence enst.80 .chains:  (hence north 80 eliuins, tlience west 80 chnins  lo the,place, of beginning eontaiiilng 010 acres.  Di.ted.!Miirch 18111, l'.KH. ; .'������'.  Prank It. Gregg, Loeiiior  ���    '.'���' William Polle, Agent.  I. '���' .'  ('oiiiuienclni; nt a post placed oii the northeast corner nf Pcicr M. Ney's claim the, same  I dug the Initial post of.Peter M. Ney's claim  mljacciil, to John 11. Shuw's claim, theiiee north  si ehains, ihence wesl SO ehains. thence south  S.I cluiins. Iheiice cast 80 eliains'to the place of  beginning containing Oil) a.-i;��s.  l)..ti*dMi.i-eh 1HII... linn. .     -  I 'oi.-i-M., Xcy. Locator  Wllllnni Polle,, Ageiit  ('oinnieneliig nt a post placed ou the southwest, corner of Curtis 11. Dar'-'s claim the same  being the Initial post'of tjin-ils II. Dart's claim  and adjiieent to John II. Gordon's clnim. llience  north 80 chains, 'hence east   SO chains.   Ilienc'  Nolii c is hi'iobi glselt lhat, thirty dnj s nf i'i  dale. inc. Ilie iniitci signed liilcinl to apply to  Ihe duel Commission.-! ol Lands and Woi l>s  ,l_l \ Iclotm II (,' . and the Depot*, Coiiiniissiom-i  ol Lnii.Is and Woiksjnr Ka-,1 ICooleiuiy. Il.C.  loi lm uses to piospect loi Coal aud Petioleum  ion the fnllo.Nfiig dcscilbcd lands, -.itiiated In  jtllic -iiulhcasteiti poitiou of ICiisi Ivoolennv It.  i [' nnd abont Iwenlv miles .'II-.I of the town of  Osmei, It C , and about sis miles east ot the  bouiidaiy Hue of the Cintidiuii Pacific Companies giant, and east ol the uoith foi k, of the  south fotk of Michel Cieek, which being on the  west slope of the Itoclcy Mountain Range, and  about twenty miles south ot Ciow'sNcst Mountain, ' , Q  Commencing al a post planted al the uoitli-  east coinei, being the initial posl of Miriam W.  McLean and adjacent to the east ot G.,V.  ICirchiicr, thence south 80 chains, thence west  80 chains, thenee north 80cluiins, thence east 80  chains to the place of beginning containing 010  acres.  Miriam W. McLean, Locn tor  Willium MoMillcn, Agent  Uated March *Jml. 11)01.  Commencing al a post planted on the uoi th-  wiist eornei being the initial postrof .lames A.  McLean, and adjacent to the northeiist corner  ol Miriam W McLean, thenee south ��0  chains, ihence cast 80chnins. thence north fo  chains, thence west 80 chains io ihe'place oi  beginning nnd containing C.-lO ncies.  James A   McLean. Lmaloi  William McAfllli-n, Agent  Dated .Maieh'*2.'nd VJ0I '  Coniineneing al a post planted ou the south  west eornei, being the initiiil post of Jennie  Govan's claim and adjacent to .Tunics A. McLean'-, thenee north SO cliains. thence enst 80  chains, .lience south SO clinins, thence west SO  chains to the place of beginning containinc* 010  aei es.  1 '     ' Jennie Gomui. Locatoi'  t       " ' William McMillen, Agent  Dated Match ->'nil. 1904.   l  Coiiiiuenciug al a post planted on the   southeast corner, being the  initial  post ot   l.obcrt  Shaw's chum, and adjacent to Jennie Oman's  i ���  claim,, thence  uoith SO cluiins   theuce west SO  cluiins, ihence -.outh 80 chums tln-uci'cn-i SO  chains io the place ol beginning containing  M0 actus.  Kobeil Slum . Locnior  William MeMilleii. Agent  , Dated .Miirch Jital. I(HH.  Coinmeiicing tit a post plnnled ou the noilh-  eastcorner, being the lnituippost in Klla M.  Fisk's cliiiin, and adjiieent to Kobeil Shaw's  claim, thence south 80 ehains, thence west 80  clniins, thence noith 80 elm in-., ihence etist 80  chnins to the place of beginning eontuii.ing 040  act ps.       > i  IClln M. Pisk, Loenioi  Willitim MeMilleii  Agent  , Dated Mmch -Jind. HK)I.  Commencing at a post planted on (lie uoi Divest corner being the Initial post of Thomas H.  Kyan's claim, and adjacent to Kiln Al Fisk's  claim, thence south SO chains, ihence east 80  chains, thence noith 80 chnins. thence west 80  chains to the place of beginning containing M0  acics'-  Tliomas II   Uyau. Lncatoi  William McMillen. Agenl  Dated Mnieh-i-hid, HUM.  Commencing tit a post planted on the southwest cornel being the initiiil post of l-Moience  L. Smith's elaiin and adjacent to Thomas II.  Kyan's clnim. thence north SO chains, thence  enst 80 vluilus, thence south SO ehains, thence  west SOehains to the place of beginning con-  laimug 010 acies. '  Florence L Smith, Lncatoi  William McMillen, Agent  Dated Muicli *,**iud, I'KU.  iMANMJFAPTUUKRS     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 $ PROMPT ATTENTION  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED'.  Mutz   & Scott, Prop's.  ii  P. O. BvOC 812  TELEPHONE  NO.1  REPEATING RIFLE  s  No matterfwhat your ideas or preferences  are about a rifle, some one of eight dilTer-  ent Winchester models will surely suit  you, Winchester Rifles are made in all  calibers, styles and weights ; and whichever model you select, you can count on  its being well made and finished, reliable  in action and a strong, accurate shooter.  FRCE   Send your name and aiires.^on a postah        f  card   for   our   164   pagt   illustrated   catalogue.  WINCHESTER   REPEATING  ARMS  CO.  NEW HAVEN. OONN.  tlie  I'l.iec oi begiiiniiig con-  Coiiimeiicing at a jiost planted on tlie sotilh-  e.ist corner being tlie initial post, oi Geoige O.  Smltli\ clnim and adjiieent to Floienco L.  Smith's (-luim. tlience soutli 80 chnins, thenee  west WI eliains, thence north HO chains, thence  enst, 80 cliains to the pliicc ot lieglnning containing 'do acres.  George O. Smith   Loealoi-  William McMillen, Agent,  Dated Muicli -J-Jiiil. I'lOI.  Commencing at, n post planted on the northwest comer being the Initial posl of W. linker'-,  claim and .idj.icent to Florence I. Smith's  claim, ihence soutli Mi chains, ihence east, 80  chains, thenee noi th SO clinins, thence uest 80  Phalli* to the plaeu oi beginning, euntnlnlng did  acres. .   .���...' .' y, '..'.-  .  ,���   . . ! W. linker, Locator  William McMillen. Agenl  Dated Maicli raii'il. 1001.  . Coinineiieinguta post, planted on the northeast corner of John II. Uaker's clniiii being the  initial post ofi'J'bhn II Maker's clnlni nnd ud-  jitcenL to Geoige O..Smith's elaini, thence south  SO ciiaiiis, thence west 80 chains, thence north  80 chnins, thence "east 80 eliuins lo place of beginning containing 010 ucie.-i.  .John II. Maker, l-ocnloty     >  U'llllnin McMillen, Agent,  Dated Alni-ch tUn'il. IHO I.  Coiiimeiieingat a post plained on   -,|i(, .southwest corner lining the  Initial post of .l.ili'n,' II.  Mark's clnim and iidjacenl, to W. linker's ela'iiii  thence  north 80 ebnlns.   tlience (nisi,,so chiiiiiN,  thence south SOehains, thence west Wi clinins to  the place of beginning containing (HO acres. !  .lolin ll. Marks, Locator ,'  \l . William McMillen, Agent,  Dated March rL'nd, IH0I.  |!    . ��� .  Coiiinienoing nl a post, planted on ihe soullf-  enst corner being the Initial post of. Kininii A.  ���loliiison's claiin nnd adjacent lo John II.  Baker's claim, thence north 80 cliains, tlience  west SO eliniiis. thence sc.nt.li 80 chains,  thence  easi sO olin ins  t,  inining iHO ncies.  o Liiitini A. Johnson. Loealoi  William McMillen. Agenl  Diited Mm ell 3-Jnil. I'lOI  tjoinmeiicing ill a"posl planted on the noith-  ��esl eornei being the initial post of Adam  Dunlop's chum and adjacent, to John HT. Mink's  chum, thence south SO chains, thence eustSO  chains, theneo noith 80 chains,^thenee nest 80  chains to the place ol beginning containing illO  acies ��  Adam Dnnlop, Loecior  c William McMillen, Agent  Dated Mmch *JJnd. I'lOI.  Coniineneing at a post plained on tlie noith-  cast cot net being ihe initial posl of Kli/abeth  Jones- claim and adjacent to Kinnia A. Johnson's claim, thenee soutli 80 chains, thence  west 80cluiins. thenee north 80 chains, thenee  enst .SOehains tothe place of beginning containing oio acies.  lOli/abeth Jones, Locator  William McMillen,'Agent  Dated.Match J2iid. 1'WI.  Commencing at n post planted on   the --oiitli-  east corner being the initial post of Muioc Kols  elaim and adjacent lo Hlisialietli .loi es'  claim,  ihence north 80 chains, tiienec west 80 chains,  tlience south 80 ehains, thenee east SO chains lo  the place of beginning containing 010 acres.  Maiee llols, Locator  William McMillen, Agent  Dated Match JJnd, I'dll  Commencing nt a post planted   on  the iiortiiwest eornei   being   the  initial   posl ot Frank  Link's clnim and ndjncent to Maiee Kols' claim  Ihence south 80 chnins, thence east 80 chains,  llience noi lh SO chains, thenee  west SO chains  to the place ol begiiiniiig containing 010 acres.  Frank Link, Locator  William McMillen, Agent  Dated Match -i-'nd, I'lOI  Commencing al a post planted on the southwest eornei ��� being the "111111111 post of Lute  Link's claim and adjacent to Mary D. l'aync'.s  chiini thence noith SO chains, thence oast 80  chains, Ihence south 80 chains, thenee west 80  chains to Ihe place ol beginning conlalning 010  acres  Line Link, Locator  Willinm McMillen, Agenl  Daled March iind, I'lOI  Commenclugjil 11 post planted on the northwest coiner being the Initial post 01 William  Miilliuus'< hum and adjacent lo Lute Link's  claim, ihence south so chains, ihonce east 80  chains, Ihence north SO chnins, llience west 80  chains to the place of beginning containing WO  acres  William Mallicws, Loch 101  William McMillen, Agent  .   Dated Miueh -'.ind, 1001.  NOTICE. .   ,  Notice is hereby given that we the undersigned, make application to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works and the Assistant  Commissioner of Lands and Works of the  rrovitiee of Hiitlsh Coluuibin for a License to  prospect for Coni and I'etroleutn on the folloiv;  ii g described lands situated in the sputhensl-  ern portion of ilirillsh Columbia .funher de-,  scribed as 'follows, in block I .VII! and about I *  miles east of tbe town of Osnier, llritish Columbia nnd about, leu miles south of tho Crow's  Nest Mountain ou the west-slope of the Mucky  Mountain range.  Couimi.'ueing nl. 11 posl I'laecd on the .south-  cast corner, the same being the 'Initial, post ol  Michael W. Day, and; adjacent to Krank XV.  Ilobbs, tlience north SO'chiiins, thence wesl 80  cluiins, llience soutli 80 eliains. thence oast 80  cliains, tolbc pliice'of beginning containing 0M  aeres.  Dated March'-.'-nd. 1001.     '    .  Michael W. Day, Locator  William MoMillcn. Agenl  Commencing a I a post located oii the southwest corner tbesiune being the Initial post of  Prank XV. Ilobbs claim and adjacent 'to Michael  wy.ilJnv's claim thence noith 80 chains, thonce  ens! 80 clinins, tlieiii e south 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains to the place of beginning containing MO acres.  Dated March 'iiiul   11*0-1. 0  o Frank XV. Ilobbs, Locutoi  .William McMillen. Agenl  Commencing  at a post located on the nortli-  '  west  eornei,   Ihe same being the initial post of,-  Sebasiiau Haas elaini, n'djuceiit utfFrank VF.  Ilobbs elnlin, ihence south 80 chains,  thence  east SOehains, theuce north SO ehains,  thenee'"  west 80 cliains to the place of beginning continuing 010 acres.  Dated March iind, 1001.  Sebastian Haas, Locutoi  William MeMllleu, Asfeut  Commencing"   ut   a    poM    located   on   the  uoriliensi   coiner,  the same   being tho initial  post of William McPhaden'scluim and ndjncent  to Michael   W     Day's   claim, thence south 80  chains, thence west 80 chains, theuce north 80  chains, thenee east 80 ehuini to the place of beginning containing 010 acres  Dated Maich-Mud, 1901.  Willinm Mcl'hndeu   Looutoi  William McMillen, Agent  Commencing at n post located on the southeast coinei the same being the initial post  of  Jnmcs A. Oldham and adjacent to William Mc-  Phaden's clnim, thence north 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains, thence south 80 ohnlux,  thence  east 80 chains to the place of beginning continuing 640 acre's  Dated Match i^nd, 1001.  James Oldliam, Locator  William McMillen, A(jeiil '  Commencing at a post located on  the southwest coiner tho snnie being the Initial post ol  Morton  B. Poole, and   adjucont to James A.  Oldliam, thence north 80 chains, theuce oust 80  cliains, thence south 80 chains, thence west 80  chains lo the place 01 beginning containing 010  acres.  Dnled March iiitid, 1004. '  Motion 10. I'oole, Locutoi  William McMillen, Agent  Commencing  at a posi locnted on the southwest corner, the  same being the initial post ot  J.  N\  AndeiHon and  adjacent   lo Morton   M.  I'oolc's clnim, thence north 80 cluiins, tlience  lastSOchains. thence sonlh 80 chains, thenee  west SOehains to the place of beginning containing 040 acies  Dated Mai eh -iind, KHI4.  J. N. Anderson, Locator  William McMillen, Agent  Couiiiionclng nt a post located on the northwest coruei the same being the Initial post of  Minnie Montgouieiy and adjacent to J. N.  Anderson's claim, tlience south 80 chains,  thence cast 80 chains, thence north 80 chains,  thence west 80 chains to the place of bet/Iiining.  containing 640 acres. '  Dated March 22nd, 1901.  . Minnie Montgomery, Locator   \,  7  18 William McMillen,' Agent  NOTICE.  7 intend to apply tci the Chief Commissi'ou-  er of Lands and Works for a Special License to  cut and carry away timber from the following  -described lands:���  Coniineneing at a post marked southwest  . oi-uer of II. Parrott's timber limit, planted  near the northwest eorner of Lot XI, Group i.  ICootonay= District,''thence north 80 chainu,  thence eiist'SO chains, thenee south 80 chains,  thence west 80 chains to place of beginning.  II. I'AKROTT.  Dated April AMIi, llKii." . jg  Shaving i@> Hair Dressing Parlor  ��� Next to Oriental Molel  FORT   STEELE,   B.   C.  All   Kinds of Hail- Work a  Specialty  A. ,T. GREZ,   -    -   Proprietor. THE FKOSPECTOJI.  FURT STEELE,  13. C, MAY 7. IDOi  I  &&  r~~ ���f?-^  Headouarters   for   Mining   and   Commercial   Men  The  More than half tlie drudgei  of 'tending- a furnace is in tl  shaking- down. Enough 1  break a man's back, and ce  tainly no work for a woman,  is   the   iob   of,   shaking  down   some furnaces.  With   a, Sunshine    Furnace   you   stand   up   and  ��    oscillate   a  gently working- lever   that   a   child could  handle.      It's so   easy you won't believe it,  if you've  been used to the common back-breakers. ,  And the Sunshine is a hygienic, coal-saving,  practical housewarmer in every way that a good  furnace ought to be.  Sold by all Enterpriiinjj Dealers.     Write for booklet.  M��eiaryfe  Lwdon, Toronto, Montreal,' Winnipeg  Vancouver, St. John, N.B.  flDhe tyzo&pzckoK  SATURDAY.  MAY 7, l!KM  Have Closed Down. <  i           . The mines here, as also at the  other collieries, Coal Creek and  Michel( are practically closed  down at present. The reason  why the Great Northern are not  taking any more coal is not. made  public, but it is surmised that  there is something going oh beneath the surface, perhaps the  use of'press ure lo accomplish a,  purpose.  It is well known now that the  coal at Morrissey is excellent  aiid just what Hilljwants. I.s he  after the ownership or control oJ  this colliery?  How long the shut-down will  continue is hot known, but , indi-,  cations point \o some weeks of  i'i.' Work on ihe .company's  cottages aiid coke ovens, contiii-  ues, however, and it is* shown in  a number of ways that this camp  will be going ahead as expected  this summer, in fact there is  every reason to believe 1he company intend building fifty more  cottages here, which, if true, is  ' an evidence that they expect a  great manyinen here.  We are assured of tho excellent  quality of ��� the coke turned but  here, and have been informed  that the ovens here, of different  build to Michel and Coal Creek,  are superior and most satisfactory. A thorough test of the  ovens at each colliery is to bo  made at once, and, as the construction work on those at Michel  is stopped, "Jie result of this test  may be depended upon to decide  All    Modern     Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,    B.    C.  Large   Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  whether   the   work of that build  will continue or not.  Something  definite "in regard  to the recent surprise will doubt  less  be learned soon.  Morrissey Mines.  -Dispatch,  Quebec English as She is.  The Mining Center of South East Kootenay  ^ NOTICE.  To OltANOK S. KKIZZELL, and lo any  other parly or pai tics to" whom liu limy have  transferred his interest' in the Shakespeare  Mineral Claim situate on Poiry Creek, in tlie  Port Steele Mining Division, East Kootenuy.  British Columbia.  TAKE NOTICK iiiul yon are. Iiereliy required  within ninety days Irom lir-,1 publication of  this noileu to pay to the undersigned Ilie .sum  of -B1S0.00, the amount ox.pcnili.Ml l>y him on your  interest til said claim for assessment woi k up  to the -.".'tii day of October! 190:'..  AND I'TJKTIIF.U TAICK NOT10IC tlnil aniens said payment together with all costs of  advertising Is piii'l within the time above  stated, your iuten'nt lu saiil clnim slnili lapse  to the undersigned on aeooutit of -aid expenditure. ''  THIS NOTICK is given under Section 4 of  tiie ������Mineral Act Amendment Act, 1900".'  Datedithls 2nd day ot May, 1901..  ���-,<��������� GUST TIIK IS.  MINERAL ACT.  .'..;: (form v.)   The following letter, with  only ihe names changed, was  lately received by a Montreal  firm of bicycle manufacturers,  from one of thoir French-Canadian customers in a little Quebec  village.    J treads:  mister T. .1. Jones and  companee.    "  Notre Dame Street,'P Q.'  Dour Sir,���1 recev  do  bicykel  witch   1   by from yon alrite, but  for why donVsend me hosaddel.  was is de use of'fle bicykel.when  She dont have no* suddel.     I am  loose to me my   kustomers  sure  ting by, no'having de  saddel ai?&  chits not very   pleasure. for  Me.  wat is,do nValter wit you  mister  Jones and companee.    is ..riot my  .moneys  so   good   like   annoder  mans,    you loose to me my trade  and T am veree anger for  dat an  now i tells to you dat you  are  a  dam fools-an no good   mister T.  J. Jones and companee.     I send  to   you   back   at ��� wunce    your  bicykel   lemorro  for shure   be-  kawse you are such a dam  foolishness people.  your respectfullee.  J. 13. St. Denis.  P. S.���since  1   rite  dis leter i  Iind de saddol in de box.    excuse  to me.  The Largest  Mineral Areas,  and the Most  Extensive  Coal Fields on the  American Continent,  are Situated in  South East Kootenay  Agriculture  Grazing and the  Lumber Industry  are Prominent  Features ol the  District.  ; The proposed Crow's Nest and Golden Railway will pass  through Port Steele and Tap the Greatest Mineral Belt of the  '& . v  District. *  '_ ��� Choice Business and Residence lots for Sale  Apply to  R. L. T. Galbraith,  Townsite Office.  ���     NOTICE.  Notice is herein -jivoti Unit thirty days lifter  d.itel intend to apply lo the Chief Coiiniiissioiier of Lands nnd Works for a Special License to  out mid carry iiwiiv timber from tho following  described lands In Souili Kast Kootenuy DIs-  uiel. Britisli Columbia: ���  Commencing al a po-,1 plantodSit the south-  ���:isi eonu-i* or Lot IH7!) being the northeast corner or I'Mwiml London's pre-emption  ihenco soiii.1i Mi clniins, tlience west 80 chnins.  llii'iici: nortli Ml cliiiins. Ihenco enst, 80 chnins to  place of ln-j,rininny.  Dated llii-- Itiilt day of April, 1901.  10. M I'Ynwick. Locator  PI Arthur 15. Pcnwlck, Agent  M1N1CKAL ACT  (piikm r.)  c'KKTiriCATK f'i' IMlMtOVKMKN'i'S.  CERTirtC.Vl'E Ol'  IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  "��� "Domthy" Mineral Claim.  Situate In the Fori Steele Mining Division of,  East Kootenuy District.  Where located--On the West side of Lower  Moyie Luke.  TAKE NOTICK ''Until, .lames A. Harvey. I-'.  M.C. No BGOfi'St, actini/ for myself nnd as agent  for J. '/,. Cams. K.M.C." No,- B73I0T, and Pnink  Gi'i'idon, Pree Miner's Ccrtiltciite No. BOOM",  Intend, sixty days from the date lieruor. lo  apply to tlie Mliiiui; Uccorder f-jr n Ccillllciitu  of Improvements. <<��- the purpose of obtainlm-'  a Crown Grant of the iiliove clnim.  And further tukc notice Unit action.; under  Section 37, must he .commenced before Ihe issu  .Mice of such Cerlilleate of Improvements.  Dated this and day of May. A.D., 1901.  19 , J. A. HAKVKY.  NOTICE.  Ci'iloi-c Mitiut'iil Claim.  Situate in the Koi t Steele MInliie; Division of  I lust Kootenuy llNtrlci.  Where Incited: -On Sullivan Hill.  TnItc iiolIu! tliiili, .lames A. flaivey, t'.M.C .  \'o. -(ioiias" nijeni fin Chnile-i C. Karrell. P.M.  i'.. No ���lIi'iO.VI'l", Walter 0.' Uurchott, P. M.C.  No. ������Ufl(ir.52". Robert L T. Gnlbraltli. F.M.C.  No. "ntiOtiM'-, '.ludson H. Liiuglcy,' P.Jl.O. No.  ���*Ht'0r.S:l". William J., Liiiiuley, P.M.C. No..  ���HiilNISO", Kilwlu C.'Smith.. P.M.C, No. "H74383"  nnd Andi-cu' .I.Uuvlin. Pice Miner's Cort I Acute  No. "HiHiOTU," intend, sixty days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  C'ei'tlllciil.o of Improvements, for the, purpose of  clniiiiiiny n Crown Grown'of the above claim.  And further take notice ihiu action, under  section 37, must lie commenced before the issuance of such i 'ert.ilicalc of Improvements.    ���  Lin'led this *2Klli day of .December, A.D.. I!>03.:  If, '    .1. A. IIAKVEY.      *  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby slven that 30 days after date  I Intend to apply to the Chief Coihmissioncr of  Lands and Works and the Assistant Commissioner pf Lands mid Works for the district of  Hast Kootenay for a License to prospect for  Coal and Petroleum on the followingdescriboa  land situated just north of tho International  Boundary line. Al the head of Kintla Creek in  Uloek 15(13 Southeastern portion of British  Columbia. t  1. Commencing-at u, post planted one niilo  north of the International Boundary line belnp  the Initial pont of John T. Bluff's claim and  mftrked John T. Bluff's southwest corner post,  thonco east 80 chains, thence north 80 chains,  thence west 80 chains, thence south 80 chains  to the place of beginning containing 010 acres  more or less.  Located March 9th, l'JOI.  John T. Bluff, Locator  William J. Bluff, Agent  S. Coriimiincfng 'at a post planted south of  and adjacent to John T.  Blulfs claim, being  I  at the head of Kintla Creek Block 4593, Soutli  eastern portion of Britisli Columbia. j  1. Commencing at a poit planted north ol i  'and ndjacoiit to John T. Bluff's claim being the |  initial post of 12hic L. Thomas' claim aud ,  marked Elsie L. Thomas northwest corner post i  thonce east SOehains, tlience south 80 chains. I  thenco west 80 chains, thence north 80 chains, i  tothe place of beginning containing 010 acres j  more or less. o '  Located March 9th, IHOI !  Elsie L. Thomas, Locator       i  William J. Bluff, Agent    |  il Commencing at a post .planted north of ]  and adjacent to EMe L. Thomas' claim being!  the Initial post of Zenas A. Pllle's elaini and I  markod Zenas A. Pfllo's southwest corner post  Fort  Steele Cigar   Store  A Fine Line of  Cigars, Pipes and Tobaccos  Billiard Room  WATCHMAKER  and   JEWEL!.!:  ENGRAVING and REPAIRING  thonco east 80 chains, tlieiico north 80 chains,  thence west 80 chains, thence south 80 chains   chains, tbenee west SO chains, thenco north 80  to tho placo of beginning containing 010 acres   chains to the place of beginning, containing  0 j moro or less. " .010 acres more or lcs.s.  !    Located March 9th. 1901. i    1-ocated March lOih, lflOl.  .     Zenas A. Plllc. Locator       ( Thomas Phillip*. Locator  William J. Bluff, Agent    !  ,.3.   Commencing at a post planted west ol and '    '-���   Commencing  the lnlli.il post of Edwin K. Hunter's claim and   ml]llcent t0 ZeimSl A. p.lle.s cluim uein��� tLli iu  Iiiul post of G. A. Keating's claim and marked  11. A Keating's southeast corner posl,  thence  ��esi 80 chains, tlience noith So chains,  east SOehains, thence south' 80'chains  to      PERIODICALS      Toys-,   Books   and   Stationery  ir  NOTICE.  ��� Noliee is Iiereliy given that thirty days after  dnto I inli'iiii l.";ip|>l.v to tin; Chief Commissioner of !-Minis anil Works for n Special License to  cut n ml curry away limber rrom tho following  described, laiids in South East Kootenay District, .1 trll ish Columbia :���  Commencing at a posl, planted on Sullivan  (.'reck :1i ill Hi: N.K.of Kimlierlcy tlieneo west 40  eliains. llience north SO. chains, llience eastfiO  chains, ilience souili So chains..ihrinco west 40  chains to the jdiice of begiiiniiig.  Dated, tin's IBih day of April. HUH.  T. 11. L. Fcnwlck. Locnior  HI Arthur It. Fcnwiek. Agent  marked Edwin E. Hunter's northwest coiner  post, thence east 80 chains, tlience south 80  chains, ihenco west 80 chains, thence north 80  chains to the place of beginning, containing (U0  acres more or less.  Located March 9th, 1004.  Edwin E. Hunter, Locator  Willlam;j. Bluff, Agent  S Commencing atfi pontjplauted weut of nnd  adjiieent to Edwin li. Hunter's claim being the  initial post of Albert E. Keats uortlieast corner  ���host, thenco "west '80 chains, tlience soutli 80  chains, theiiee oust 80 chains, thence north 60  chains to the place of begiiiniiig containing <M0  acres more or less.  Located March Oih 1901.    '  Albert E.Jke*us, Locator      ,  \-   Wiiliain.I. Bluff; Agent  4. Commencing at a post planted north of  anil adjacent to Albert K. Keats- claim being  the Initial post of Mcb B. Tower's claim and  marked Meb B. Tower's soiitlieasl eornei* post,  thenee west 80 chains, ihence north 8(1 chains,  thence '"st 80 chains, tlience south 80 chains to  the place of beginning, containing IMO ueres  more or loss. ,  Located March 'Jib, 1001.    .   ���"   ' .      Meb II. Tower, Loealoi*  III William J. BlulT. Agent!  NOTICE:.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days after  date I ilitehd to apply to ihe Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works and the Assistant  Commissioner of Lands and Works for  tho District of East Kooioniiy for it  License to prospect for coal and petroleum on  the following described land, situated three  iniles north of the International Boundary Liue  William .1. Bluff, Agent  at  a post   planted uoith of  and adjacent to Thoma> Phillips'  clnim   being  the initial post of Louisa Glo'n's claim and  J marked Louisa Gloyn'.-* souihwusi comer post,  lllence,' thenee east   H)    chains,    thence    noith    SO  t)10| eliains, ihence wesl SO chains', thence south SO  place of beginning containing litoacres more or | <:!lillni��lo l1"' I'1'"'1' ��r ^-ginning, containing 010  i���uu ' i acres more or les.-i.  ,  ' , .,      ,      , Located Miueh loth, l90t  Located March 9th, 1901. , ^^ Q 1()).n  1901.  ' (J. A. Keating, Loealoi  William J. liluft, Agent  1. Cuuiineileing at .. po.it planted ��oiuli of  and adjacent to G. Ai Keatliig's claim being  the Initial post of Mary iShea's claim and mark,  ed Mary Shea's northeast corner post, thence  ���vest SOehains, thsneo south 80 chains,, thenee  past 80 chains, thence norlh 80 chains lo the  place of beginning containing 040 acres more or  less.  ������" ..','''���"  Located March Dili, 1901. ���     ,  ���  .'''.. Mary Slien. Localnr  Iii, William .1. Illnff,Agenl  NOTICE. '���   :    . '      '  Notice', Is ���hereby given Hun , thirty days  after dale I Intend lo apply to, the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works and  I he Assistant Coiiniiissioiier of Lands iiiul  Works for the District of Kast Kootenay, Tor a  license to prospect for coal and petroleum on  the following, described land sltiiate about  j.livo miles below the head of Starvation Creek  nnd about one mile nortli of tlie International  liouiidury Lino, Block -ir>!i:i.' southeastern .portion of British Columbia. .,        ���  1 Commencing at a post planted two iniles  West of Egbert T. Steele's northeast corner post  being the initial post of Thomas Phillip . claim  and marked Thomas Phillips north wesl corner  l.ocnioi  William J. Bluff, Agent  :i.   Commencing  at a   post plumed west of  and adjacent toLonisa Qloyn's claiin being the  initial posl   of   LiilicM.' Phillips claiin and  marked'   Liliie   M.   Phillips southeast corner  i post,  tiienee  west 80 cliains. ihence nortli SO  chains, thence east 80 chains, thence south 80  I chains to Die. place of beginning, containing  ��� CIO acres more or less,     ..'.'*" -(  i     Located March lllili, null. ���' '  j ��� . Liliie M, Phillips, Locator  i" '     Wiiliain .I. Bluff, Agenl  | I. CiiiniiieiH'lug al a post plnnled sotilh of  I and adjacent to I.lllle M. Phillips eliilm and be-  i Ing the initial posl of AlbertT. Brook's elnlin.  iiiuil inarkeirAliiei'l T.'Brook's nortlieiist eornei'  post, thenee west' HO ehains. llii'iiee south SO  ! ehains. tlience east SO chains, llience north SO  I eliains lo the placed! bcgiiiniiii:, containing tilt)  lner.es mori: or less. ' ���  Local."1 Miirch null. I'.hm  "   '   , ���   Albert T. Brook, Locator    .'  If, Wllllinn.l. llltifr. Agent  '���' NOTICE.*      ir~^  Notice is iiereliy given thai thirty days  i) flor.date I intend lo apply to the Chief Com-  lissioncr'of Lands and Works and the Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works for  the district of .Soiitlieasl KoO'tcnay for a license  lo prospect for Coal and Petroleum on  the lol-  thence  chnins.  thenee south so ; lowinir described lands, situated :  ��� head of  Staivation Crock and about one mile north of  the International Boundary Line Block 1593  southeastern portion of British Columbia."  I. Commencing at a post planted two miles  west of Meb B. Tower'*- elaim being the iuitli-l  post of Theda M. Tower's claim and mat keil  Thcda M. Tower's north west corner post, tlience  ea*-t SO chains, thence south 80 chains, thence  wen SO chains, ilience north SO chains to place  of beginning and containing 640 acres more oi  less.       -;  Located March lOih, 1901.  c    Theda M. Tower, Locator  William J. Bluff. Agent  ���i Commencing at a post planted north of  and iidjaceul to Theda M. Tower's claim being  (lie Initial post oi Prank D., Whlf-on's claim  and   luaiked Frunk    D.    Wlillsou'S   SOUlhwcst  comer post, thence enst 80 chains, thoiice nortli   .  SO chains, thence west 80.. chains, thence south  80 chains to the place of beginning, containing  010 ncres more or less.  Located March iotli, 1401.  Frank D. Whit-ion, Locutoi-  William .1. Bluff, Ageut  ,:i. Commencing, at u ' post planted wcsi of  and iidjacenl, lo.Pni'nk D.Whltsoii's elaim, In.-.  Ing the Iniilal posl of LlzzifO. VVhltNon'si'l.-iIui  mid marked Lizzie O. Whltson's souihenst cor-  net* post. Ihence west. SO chains, thc-uce north So  eliains, thence east SO eliains. ihune); sonlh Ho  ehains to Ilie plm.-e of builtmlng, i-oiilaiiiiiig CIO  iierfls'inon.'or less. ,.  Located Marcli Kith, null.  LlzzleO. Whltsoii, Locator.  WIIIIhiii .1. Bluff, Agent  I. Commencing.'at a post planted south of  and adjacent io Lizzie O. Whitson's eliiim being the Initial post of Kgberl T.' .Steele's claim  and marked Egbert T. t*teelo!"N noillieast corner jiost. Ihence west SO chains, tlience south so  eliains. Ihence cast 80 eha|iis, thence north SO  chains to thu place of beginning, eontiiiningmu  acres more or less.       .  .iH'iitod March 10th. 1901.  Egbert T. .Steele. Locator  "������' William.I. Bluff. Agent  mm TIJE PROSPECTOR,  FORT RTKBLR,   Ii.  ('..,  MAY  7.   Kiel  ' ������^������������^������fa���������mi ��������� i i  ��he j&ragpecUn;.  ��ATUi:i)AY,  MAY 7.  ll'0-l  ���^���TTmTUfTTmTmmmrrTwn rrwrTm mm->  I   bOCAL NEWS.  1  =' ^  ���������iijiUiiiiiiUiiiiiiiiuumiiiuiiUiiuiiUii-:--  A. Muiisoii, Cranbrook". wns at  Steele on business Tuesday. ���  .).   T.   laidlaw.  L'.L S., Cran-  l^rook. was in town Monday.  J.   Me Mean.   Jatl'ray,    was   tit  Steele Tuesday on business.  - C'tiii'n Bruwii:-- Vaneuuverr was  a yiicst at the Impwrial Tuesday.  Panii'iiiji i.s improving, in   the  Kooicnay valley of late years.  North Star" Lodge  NO. 30.  A.  F. AND A. M.       G. R.  B. C.  I-'OKT STKIOf.E. II. i\  ' Hcgular    mcetiugs���Ist   Tuesday   in  each  month at eight o'clock      Visitl-i*.' llretli.'-rn art  cordially invited.  i '  Llk Itlver Lodrfi',   I'Vinie    icgul.tr   iccetiiigs  held iirst I'ridav of each month  Cranbrook Lodge. Cranbrook. regular meet-'  Mnps held on the third Thursday oi each month  J. Hi-lop. Secretary  Tlie annual assessment work-  lias been recorded oii the Wasa  mine, situated on Wasa creek.  The   water   in    the  Kooienay  river is falling, owing, to  tho re  cent cool days and nights.  . Repairs on Skookuin,, Chuck  Creek bridge will be made this  week  F. (J. Malpa's and Chas Cock,  Cranbrook, were Steele visitors  Sundav last.  Crop conditions in the vicinity  of Fort SteelS are all that could  be wished.  Rock'v Mountain Chanter  SO. 125. u. A. M.  PORT  STEELE. B. C.  Regular meuumr.s���2nd Tuesday i,n '  each month ;it eisrbt o'ch-ok.       ��� !  The mail servico���on the Crow's  j Xesi line, is still the slowest  ilhing on earth. /'  r; jTJTJurriJTJxrt ruTrini]LruTn.<^u>i^^  I Imperial Bank of Canada I  | CAPITAL AUTHORIZED   $4,000,000     - if  I CAPITAL (paid up) -    -   $2,983,896 ' P  | REST ACCOUNT      -   -   $2,636,312 '��  g    Head    OFFice���Toronto. j?  g.  "T. R. MKKHJTT. President    D. It. WILKIIO. Viee-Pre-. tind Con'. Man. |��  ||     AGKXTS    IN    GKKAT    I SKIT A IN--Lloyds   Punk     ^'Lombard   St.. j|  jsj London. * jrf  '      A General Uankiny Ibr-ines-; Trnn.-aeted.  Savings Bank-Department:-"���interest allowed on deposits.  I   Cranbrook Branch. J. F.JVI. PINKHAM, Manager.  :2�����'-��#S*****-*��->'*!S^��S<^:.0  The  Canadian Bank of Gommerce  HEAD OFFICE���TORONTO.  Paid '.i]) Capital 88,7(10,000: Ueserve Fund $3,000,000:  A^o-re^atc Resources Over $83,000,000 Nov. 30th, 1903.  ' r -' , ,      i'  London Office; 00 Lombard Street, E. C.  New York Office;  10 Kxcliangc Place.    .  o  And 110 branches in Canada mid tlio United States.  %   Cranbrook Branch. F. C. MALPAS, Manager.  *  v\w\/viwv</kv/y\JV>WJVi/V. ���� WAtW.V *V> 1rt 1A W- ��V�� *V< irv fi\ <v�� 'vxW/VWv ���� tw.tv /vi '** hmti��h����' <����������� ntT** n ���*��*'** 7* i?^-������. rv *r*��r> *���* ��������  JUST    ARRIVED  A ���'-Large Assortment of Choice  T. T. McViuie returned  from j  a 'surveying   trip near Wardner I  Sojourning-,<vorhpanion^ art- cordially ! U1J Sunday last. ��� I  Summer Shirts  in vi led.  ames iriF-r.oe. Scribe JL-{     A  cry  comes from Cranbrook   I that    the   ''bairaiia   crop"'-, has  Professional.  railecu, <���'  HARVEY, McCARTBR & DUNBAR  BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS  CKAM'.POOK.  p>.c.  G: W. F. GARTE.R, B.G.L/  Nolarij  Piihlii- of lirilif/t .Columbia  CJolU:i:t,i(in  ol'  Auditing  and  with dispatch,  wl. !;   ���  account- attended to.  koopiny of honks*, done  ('orroMiondeneo -nlicit-  C. \V.  CAPTK  Fori Steele. H.C.  T U O M A S    Af c V L 'J1 T I 15  ���������P.L^.S.   <X  C.E.  ���     Fort 'Steele B.C.  b'niri' S*i'i:r.i.i-., ])i-vi:i.oi'Mi:nt Synmoatk Ltd  ISK Lciiilt'illiiill Sli-i'i'l. I .oiiiluil. KiiKlsiml.  c  N.  A, WALLINGER,,-      FORT STEELE.  1'OST OFFICIO MOX S.  J. G. CUMiHINGS  >  *" CIVIL    ENGINEER  Provincial    Land   Surveyor  FOR-T  ST 1313 LE,   13. C.  Our public school is progressing- uuder the management of  Mr. Blakenev.  To make ice water wholesome  put some sugar and a little -'old  Scotch'* in it. - m-  The Cranbrook Cattle District  is the territory comprised within  the Cranbrook Electorial "district  A number of hunters and  trappers are busy in the vicinity  of White river, bear and'goat'be-  ing the attraction.  GEARY   &  DOYLE.  Liveru, Feed & Sale Stable.  o  Fort Steele B.C  ���Regular   Daily  Sta<ro   meet?  all  trains ai fort Ste'ole Junction.  SADDLE &  PACK HORSES  TKA.MING OF ALL, KINDS A Sl>r.CIAl.T>  c  Fort Steele  Diamond Jubilee  Hospital  This' rn:-Ut.iit.ioii   ii.t-   !h-i-ii   recently  enliii'tcutl hy a ni'if u*i:iLr wiiicli   i-   now-  open   for   roi.'u|ition   n'   iiaiii-n;.-.      For  '.terms apply to ���:    , '  J. F. SMITH, S(ic.    ... Fori Steele, B.C.  The steamer Ptarmigan, Cap-,  lain Armstrong, is now making  regular   trips   between   Golden'  unci, Windci uiei'O.  Road Siipcriiitendent Maclray  visited Morrissey Mines Monday  lie will inspect the wagon road  from Morrissey to Morrissey  Mines.  H.   KERSHAW  LieRNCIK AUTIIOKISINO'AN KXTKA-J-JKO-  VrSClAL COM 1'ANY TO CAItKV V  OX UUSINKSS.  ���"  f  "Cf'Ml'AMIS ACT,   IS'.IT."  1  ���'Coming events cast their  shadows before them" residents  of l^orl Steele are making considerable improvements to their  properties this summer.  Card of Thanks:���The undersigned desires to publicly return her thanks to her nurse,  Mrs'. Jennings, for her kindness  during her recent illness. ���  Mrs. Andrew Neidig.   ,  are packing  moving to  non-govern-  Sevoral   families  up  preparatory   to  Cranbrook.       The  ment atmosphere at Fort Steele  not. proving congenial.  i ��������� ���   M. McDonald with a force" ol  twelve men were engaged in  clearing obstructions from St.  .Mary's river, and putting in  boom logs Wednesday.  ���'���",.   J.   HIGH WARDEN.  PIONEER   BARBER. SHOP:  Everything' Strictly First. Class.  ^Next dod-r to the Prospectw.  VVANTED  A man In I'cpri-'-ent, **(' a.VaD'a'S  Ckkatkst Xi.'kskri I-:!-;" in Un* town of  Foi*t,Sti:i-li- and Aiiri-oiuidinK country.  and take orders for  OUR   HARDY   SPECIALTIES  In   Fruit Trees,  Small   Fruits,  Ornamental Shrubs,  Rohos,  Vini.'H j  Seed Potatoes,  (tec.                    j  .Stock' true In name :fnd frc* from San |  .liiHC Scale.     .V |ici*nianeiil   position   for  flic l'i^lil man on either salary -or cum- j  iiiission, i,-    !���  Stone & Wellington j  l-'ONTIIII.I,   NI'KSI*'.Hil*-.S  ( ivit sun Ai-ri-s   ' . j  TORONTO,        - -        ONTARIO ;  A very important problem that  ihe Provincial Government is  now trying to face and solve  -uccessfully, is the construction  of small bridges and the keeping  nf the same in repair.  Seeding in the .Kootenay  valley is about completed. The  weather for the' past week has  been ideal.'. Surface'moisture is  drying up rapidly, soil is'in fine  condition, and farm'work is making rapid progress.  \vm> at,  week  Peter  Steele  Frank Williams, who  The Estella. mine . .'last  sea re iii i ig for tlie body of  liayiner, returned to  Tuesday. lie reports the snow  ns being 1" feet deep at the place  where'"!.he big slide ended.  . .   ' ��� .      .7 ... .f.f. -     ^ y-    ������ \  MANACKR.- U'ANTKI)  Trust wort liy lady or ..ui-iiflfiuaii, lo  iiianac;'* business in ihis country and  ad joiiiine territory for well and favorably known lions'e of s'llid financial  standine-. *2'i.liu -Jiriiiiflii cash salary  anil e.\*i>en>e-, paid each Monday by  check direel from headquarters. , F.s-  pen.se inoiii'V advanced. I'ositioii |ier-  inanent. Address .Malinger. Hid Como  1 Slock, Chicago, Illinois.  -,    ca'naija :'  ]*hovisi;k or llitrntii.C'or.u.MiiiA  No. ->:>i.      " "  rpIlIS IS TO CKRTJFV lluil '-'l'liu liniutruvS  1 Coal inn] C'oki: Cuinimiiy, Limited." i��  itiiilioriscil iiiul licunsoil to parry on buMm���i-,  nltliiii Lho Provinci.1 ul llrllisli Columbia, hkhI  to carry out or effect, all or nay o�� the ohject-, or  the Company to whioli the legislative iiutliof rty  ot tlie l^c'frislnture ol Ilrilisli Columliia extends  The lieuil oflico ol the Conipuny is situate* in  the City of Montreal, Province of Quebec.  The amount of the eapitnl of the Company is  tour million live humlieil thousand dollars,  divided into forty-live thousand shares, oi one  hundred dollars each.  Tlio head ollice of the Company in this Province Is situate nt Cranbrook, ami Jaiiuis A.  .Harvey, Harristcr. whose nddross 5s Crnnlirook  II C, is the attorney for the Company.  Given under my hand and seal of ollice nt Victoria, Province of  llrltisli Columbia,  This 5th1  day of April, one tliousand  nine  Hundred nnd.  four.  11. s.| S. Y. WOOTTON.  Hctjistror of Joint Stock Compii-nicx-  The objects for which the Combuny has beeni  established lire:������  0i0 To carry on in all its branches the Imsi -  no.s.s of 11 Coal Milling Company, tind for said,  purposes,  (b.) To acquire* <-oal lands, mines claims,  mining rights, rights of way and other yighl.t  and property, and to pay for the same cither lit  money or in fully paid-up shares or partly- in  money or partly in such shares of the Coutpnu.v  and to sell or lease or othonvise dispose of the  s.nno, or any of them:  fe.) To woik. exploie, develop or niRtntaiii  the mines or other minerals of the Conujanv  and the timber on the Company':- lands, and to  prepare for market, sell, dispone of and Aenl in  i-nko, coal, petroleum, timber uiul mineral Mih-  slances, either In a maiiiilaciiired state or  oiherwise.  (d.) To consiiuet. improve anil inaint.iiii on  the property of the Company roads, luiilfres,  reservoirs, ��liter works, water routses.  Hharves, Harehouses., furiiiiees, sawmills, nnd  i iher works and couvenienccs, electrical or  otherwise:  " (e ) To use sti.'iiiii,'"'liter, eloetrieity. ah* or  oilier power or substances ns a motive power  fur the purposes of currying on the works and  undertakings of the Company, and to.sell, lease  oi* otherwise dispose of any surplus thereof:  (i.) To supply goods,-.vines or merchandise  tu the employees of the Company or to the 'occupiers of any of the lands of the Company:  (BO To acquire or carry on till or any part of  t lie business or property and i�� undertake ihe  the liabilities of any person,' 'lirM', association  oi-company possessed of property -suitable, for  the purposes of the Company, and as the consideration for Ui'-'same to [lay cash or *io issue  shares, slock, or obligations of this Company:  (ii.) To make any arrangement, by way of  amalgamation with a'n'y person, linn, or eor-  jinriitldii carrying oil or engaged in any biisi-  iii'hs in- traiisaetiou which the (.'umpiiny Iiereliy  iiicoi'poriited' is authorised lo carry on orcn-  l/iigo In.   ������'������' .        . IT  ;,'     NOTICE.  Notice    is1'  hereby   yivon     thill,   tlio  jiartm.*i*Mlii|i e.xistiiio' hot wocn , I !iohiird  A. I'riLsur,   and   lliieh   ||.   I'Ya.sor, lias (  been .dissolved Iliisday liy miitual   con  sent.    All accounts arc* lo be jmid to I!  FOR   SALE  Haviii" sold'my ranch, 1  to dispose of i,he lollowiii"-  ment.--.,  would  liki5  fiti'in   implu-  4��  One ,PJow;   " One,Cultivator  Setof Work Harness  CARLIN  & DURICK  ;    ,' /, , ���_ '       .���  ^  GENERAL   MERCHANTS  Loggino- chains  of  small  Write or  farm  etc.,  articles,  and a lot  Fort  apply io  Yin l'\)i't' Steele.  A. rJAXTER,  Little Rull River  The Fair Route.  Via Cliicao-o or Now Orleans! to St.  Louis, is the one that {fives yon the  most for your money.���and the fact  Lhat the ILLINOIS CENTRAL otVers  VtisnrjHissed service via these points to  tlie WORLDS PAIK/'und in this <;on-  iieetion to all points beyond, makes it  l in your advantage, in' ease you contemplate tt trip to any point east, to write  n> before iiutkino* iinal arrano'emonts.  We can oiler the eiioiee ot at least a  Attcn dillerent routes.  B. H. Tnunuur-ii^. Coimnc'reial Asjont  142 Third St., Portland, Oregon.  .1. C. LlNDSKV.T.F. & P. A.  Portland,Orc�� on.  11 '    ,   o  l-12 Third St.  P. U. THOMI'SON-. ll,,. &  'Colman l?lel*>r., Seattle, \V  U.  A.  ;tsh.  Krioin  SHORT LINE  BETWEEK ������������.  STPAULrCHIGAaO  Steele,  Sole Agents for the  East  Kootenay.  canton steel  This Steel, is guaranteed tobe equal'to Jessop's  Hard Rock Work.  COMPANY  or Firths in all  Sole Agents  Grows Nest. Goal *mw���  Giant Powder Gompanu.  ,    Sole   Agents  Mining Supplies a Specialty.  Agents Tor the   MASSEY    KARRIS    CO., Limited.   '���  1 o  Farming   Implements.  ..Your '.attention ...Uncalled.', to the  '���'���Pioneer Limited'���'���traius of the ���'Mil-  wattike'e &��� SfPalii Railway." "The only  jiitTfoot trains in,the.world."���������"  Yon will Iind it desirable to ride,on  tiftiiose trains when yoinjj- to any poiTTtfin  nibe lOastern States or Canada. They  ��i-��iTMi.ect 'with /all . Transeontinonttil  Trains and all Ticket Agents sidl  a'ifikiitH. ���'    '      .   ������        -    f  J'^or further inI'ornitttion, pamphlets,  ���cl'i'.,.iuik itny Tickel, Ajjont oi'1-  in. l. roiti),     :;. it. s, kowio,  3'ass;  Ageiit, (Jenera! .Ageiit,  "   SPOKANK. PORTLAND..  %FS'  Getieral JVlercHarit  Liquor, Dealer.  AND  Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber,    .  A large assort-    5s  ment 'of'seasoned Lumber and Shingles always ^  DIMENSION  on hand  .LUMBER  A      SPECIALTY. "       3  MM;  BG.  all  debts itfrainst tin  In he paid by hi in.  l<: this 5th  ilav of  A,   I'Ynsor.   and  said pari tirrship an  Dated at KorL.Sto  April.. 1!��04.  (Sinned) KieilAiU). A. KUASKK  (Siifinid) IIuou II. Fkahkk  Witness (Si^ni'd) .1. O. Ttuiuhuustsr.  bri  1 can i|iii<.'l<ly sell for cash, without  local ���'publicity, yoiir Uusiness, Peal  .'ICstittc or r'artnersliip. no'mutter where  .looat-ed.  Send iiie'fnll |ia rticnlars. in-iccs &c,  Addrc-ss CI I AS. F. POWIOLL. IU West  [Mohawk. St.. IbilValo.' N .V.  Port  Steele  Meat Market  T. ROBERTS. Proprietor.  Fresh and Salt 'Meats  Always On Hand.

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