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 Library of Leg Ass  \i  f *  iK^-KsS-.'; ��-*��-�� <s?"-.;S*s:-*��'r:*��-fi&�� -$-**$*#��-  ���f ��� %  ��-    Get Your Moiiov'*- Worth.   #  |   By Sul)*-ci*il)iii�� For *  0   The Pi-osi-hctou. *  * ��-'  *�����*��*�� ft*}.-"rt-K*-**-*-^;**--",'*#,>S'***,fe*��*#  �� . *  '      S; *  *  I' *  A'lverti-inu-Tliat Phv-i.     *  #  ��      1-3 Adverti.siny [n *  ^t - **f-.  ^*        T/1K  PROSI'K-'TOK. %  Vo7.  7.  V*07*T STEELE^E. C, SATURDAY, MAY 18, 1901.  New Advertisements To-aay.  o. m. nnd s. i*. u. i;  1'iif-o :.  (.'riiii'bi-oul; Turf K Allili'llc. Assouliillrm ��������� li  Diamond .lubllci! Hospital     -  '��� il  Noui'i;���XV. jM. Stmvm-l ' ..  .. " il  Notice,-.Idlin 1.. Oiiles ������ .  . ������ ll  *     MLNIiRAL FLOAT     *  A   deal   is  under way lor the  bonding  of another Wild'Horse  '  creek property. "    '  y    rriio  Carbonate  King  mine is  rapidly being developed.  'An Fnglish syndicate  are  dor  .veloping  the .Tow  Fraction   on  ' 'SullivanTIill.  George Walson has coinmenced  work on the Mollio. Bawn. ���  George Doherty is developing  the Wild FIor.se claim.' ������  The ^people of Fort Steele  have great faith iu the Sullivan  mine. ���   ;  'The  mines  iu   llie vicinity of  tt , "  Fort Steele are,showing up in  i y  excellent condition.  i,    It  is" not  improbable that the  ,   mines   now   being'operated   on  Wild Morse creek anil  its   tribu-  ,    taries will rival many of the now  famous  mines   in other districts  of the province. '*-'  Silver-lead is the  predominating, metal onMark'Creek:  [   Fort Steele shows' signs of a  revival oif something,like Ihe old  time mining activity.'   '    ffi  '   The, business   of   mining'- is  ��� based on the'principal  that the  rewards   oi*  il.  belong to  those  who seek and secure them in the  bowels of the earth.      ���' ���  ,, The lead conditions cbnfront-  -    ,ing the miners "of  this province  is  getting'.more   serious" every  day.  The right of location of a mining claim, can--be exercised by  the discoverer of mineral on  vacant public land.  It is reported' that the 'St.  Eugene mine and concentrator  is to,start up with a force of 200  men.     ��� y  "Work on the placers in the  vicinity of Wild* Horse creek  continues.  The Fort' Steele mining district has large deposits of rich  copper ore.  Fort Steele from its many  natural advantages and its'favorable position as a'mining center,  and being on the line of tlie new  railway, will be the business and  mining center of the district.  The indications are that, a  large amount of ore will bo  shipped from this district (his  year.'   . >  A smell or should bo {-situated  at tho nearest center to tlie  mi nos from which its mineral  products are to be obtained.  The ro.(|uired bonus for pig  load of &i\a Ion is practically assured by thi; ' government al.  Ottawa.  , A large amount of work is be  ing done on   Wild  Horse creek  properties.  The Estolla is working steadily  and has a large amount of concentrating ore in sight.  The climate of the Fort Steele  mining district is favorable to  mining operations which can be  carried on throughout the entire  year.  Fissure veins can occur in all  rock formations; I hey are found  in limestone.  The Dupont Mining Company  are expected to do extensive development work this year.  Free gold quart*-; has' been  struck in the Wild Horse claim.  creelc,, having  about   orght   fee'd^'^-^r'-ny^pM-^  of good pay gravel.   ' "        ^I-BleCeleQraDliic News' ��  The  gold   placer   mining   in-  S-Lrtri^*^-^^  dustry in tho Furl, Si cole district |Kp,.c.i;il iot...-���>.*.,,���.,���������-,-,,,..  '  No 20.  improvo-  shows Ki  considerable  moiit Ibis year.    ��  Work is {"progressing rapidly  at 1 Iiu Carbonate mine under Ihe  management of Harry Olson.  Ovor live hundred feet of air  pipe, was" sent t<i ihe Perry  creek ��old mines by T.'C. Armstrong, on Friday.  It, is' reported that a, deal is  under way-'for the bonding'of  Ihe Bald Mountain properly on  Wild Horse creelc. .  London, M'iy IS.���The King  is making many changes in the  furniture of'the principal apartments both at Windsor Castle  and Buckingham Castle.  Washington, D. C, May 18.���  Lord Pauncefole will depart, for,  London on June 5, leaving the  British embassy and stall* in  charge of Gerard ��� A. Lo wilier,  lirsl secretary of llie embassy  andtcharge d' affaires'.  San Francisco, May  18.���The  Over L'0,000'lons of  ore,   from  launching of the battleship Ohio  mines   in  Ihe   Kootenay  valley,   came   off  today in complete ac  along the proposed route of the  Kooleimy Central Railway, is  awaiting transportation.  'Tfho trail up'the north fork"of  Wi.ld'Horse creek should be completed this year.  ���*    , East Kootenay Stock.  _(               ' , Asked." Bid.  C'l'ow's'iXusU'ofil.'.-.., ���tS.ioo +$0.00  North Suir  ���      (in ."-(.l  Siilliv-'ii*  ���      7 '���*���  Silvor-len.d' Quotations.  Bur Si Iyer.  '>  :><)\  ��� m  -  -J.t'Ti  HUili'  Mexican dollars ':...'...  Lend   ...   .;.;.'...-.'   Copper if .  A   panic  in  Wall   Street, does'  not' mean   thy I .legitimate business   has   suddenly   ceased    .to  prosper.     ��� c, -        '   '   ',  ! Nothing or importance has oe*  curred'in the iron and steel' in-'  dustry during the-past week. ,  *��� -<v  , Tin market, advanced moderately.     '        "       ��     . '    '    .   , .  No'change is noted in the coal  market.,  , Tlie'low price of load is affecting the big silver-lead.'.mines -oi  the 'Kootenay "s.        ,' ,  cordance  with  the  programme.'  The President looked the picture  of liealth  and seemed  to enjoy  the view of the Pacific as   much  as anything.     Pie  looked  with  significant   gesture  toward  the  west  .where  his   foresight   has  given to the country   a foothold  for, its   Oriental   trade.-      The  launching itself came off without  a hitch and the  majestic battleship glided   gracefully 'into  the  waters  as  Miss Barber,said "J  christen thee, Ohio."  Padang, Sumatra, May 17:���  The expedition sent out by the  United Staies Naval Observatory at Washington , to---observe  today's eclipse of the sun., has  had a . remarkable success:  Photographs'of the corona at  opposite" ends of 'tho �� sun's  equator were taken for the purpose of 'determining whether the  with   the*  sun.  district show considerable interest-, in athletics,   and  when the  Kootenay' Central     Railway, is  completed there will undoubtedly  be many trials at field sports between Fori Steele and "Windermere.    There have been  several  games of Base Ball between  the  towns of Canterbury  and Windermere,   with   honors   oven  at  present date.    Peterborough has  a'strong,learn,  and challenges  any ���nine   in    East   Kootenay.  There    lias    been    several   impromptu  horse  races  and   foot  races   which   were   interesting.  Peterborough claims the honors  iu footracing with Canterbury a  close ' second,     Windermere    is  strong on horse racing.  GRADING   COMMENCED.  Contracts Let For the Work.���North  ' Star In Commission.  From Our Own Coricspnniluiit'.,  A contract has been let for the  grading of fifteen miles' of the  Croat Northern ��� branch from  Jennings to Tobacco Plains. It  is reported that four other contracts have been' let, and the  outfits and supplies are enrotite  to .Jeuniugs.  The steamer North Star will  bo placed in commission, and  arrangements are being made to  take    the    steamer   above   the  railway has been the great drawback to the development of the.  mines situated in the main range  of the Rockies. The immediate  construction of the Kootenay  Central! will open up and put on  a shipping basis some of the  richest mineral deposits that are  to he found in British Columbia.  canyon.      The  tote   road   from  coronal -*- rotates  two attempts were made' to  determine whether'the Fra'uenhofer  Q 'Tracy Creek.  From Our Own Oorri-sponiluiit.  WASA.  .,Wm.   Haupt' with   a   force of  three men arc doing  Ihe  annual  assessment work   on  the Wasa  and Mammoth claims.  WISCONSIN. '     .'  While doing the regular assessment work on the Wisconsin  claim ton inches'of rich carbonate ore was encountered.  ISSTHLLA.'  The tunnel on the Rover, one  of the^ Estolla group is now in  f>00 fee'7 the"uinnol has been run  along tholootwall, al-2ol) feel a  cross drift is being drove, which  is in eleven feel with no hanging  wall in sight. The ore is silver-  load that will require concentration. Tho main tunnel of the  Estolla is in 70'J foot. Two  shafts one iJO, the other (ii' 'feet  have been sunk, the bottom of  tho shafts are in ore.  IOWA. y  Spokanc parlies will commence running a, J0O foot funnel  on this property, .about the 1st  of Juno, the ore is a galena  carrying copper and gold values.  wild iiouk" .j .-.:.,!  Colonel George D ihorly is  now engaged in duve'loping the  Wild Horse claim, -which is situated on Wild Horse creek overlooking the old time placer  grounds. An open cm 7."i feet, in  length has been run on the  ledge, two shafts ;ire down ten  and eight feel respectively. A  cross cut has been run showing  that the ledge is 20 feet in width  The Wild Horse is an extension  of the Bald Mountain.  linos appear in the' spectrum 'of  the corona.      '  - -  TIIE   !'MA.IOR"WIXS  AOAIN.        '  * Paris, May 1G.���Major Taylor  met and defeated today tho great  Jacquelin in a race for the championship of tho world. The  colored bicyclist was in excellent  shape.  Chicago, May 1(5.���The-building in Chicago ' of a $100,000  temple to the memory of Robert  G. Ingorsoll, is1 the purpose'of  IhoTngersoll Memorial Association which met here today.  BY WATEli TO  TLIli*  FALLS.  Buffalo, N.'Y . May 16.��� The  International Navigation Company's steamers begin today to  ply ber.ween here and Niagara  Falls.  MOYIE NEWS. "  From Our Own C'orruspuruleiii.  ST.   EUGENE. '  The  St.   Eugene mine, which  lias been  partially closed down  for the,past few  weeks,   opened  up  on   Tuesday last with a  full  force of nearly two hundred men  alLthe miners in town are working;   and  others as  they arrive  are being employed.     The concentrator  is also  working   full  ,time, and a large amount of concentrates are being sacked.'   The  company have a  large" contract  which will take at leas't four or  five monr.hs to complete-e and   it  is expected by tliat time that'the"  lead market willMje in' condition  that other contracts will  be  so-''  cured, so that the mine'and concentrator .will continue  in  operation   for   the   balance   of'the  present year.   ', ' " "  ��� ".       " fr ] It  A GOOD  PROPERTY. , '  .   '  ' Tom Raderhas a fine property  west of town on which a number  of men are at worlc, it.is' a gold  and copper proposition, and it is  evident that it will make , a  mine in the near future.   '  THE  AURORA.. . '        '     "  A small 'force , is at worlc developing the Aurora claim on  the west "side' of Moyie'Lake.'  Captain Sanborn, O. J. Johnson  and others are interested in the  property.  SOCIETY  GIRL.  It is rumored around town that  Jennings fo above the canyon is  being placed0 in good 'condition  for the hauling of supplies.  It is said that as fast as grading ,is completed steel will be  laid. The construction work is  to be pushed, as rapidly as possible.  Lawn Tennis at Fort'Steele.  A    challenge    was    accepted  early  in   the  week  for a match  game of Lawn. Tenuis,   between  the   married   and  single men of  Fort Steele.    J. T. Laidlaw and'  C.   M.'  Keep   representing   the  single men,_W. R. Ross  aiid  A.  C.   Nelson   the , married    men.  There will probably be "a  series  of matches, the prizes  will   con-  sole,_lhe defeated aud add joy   to'  the victors.  INTO MICHEL CREEK.  Railway Notes.  J ** ' *"  The following railway "charters  have passed^ the Provincial  Legislature:  An /Act to incorporate the  Crow's Nest Southern Railway  Company. The head office of  the company shall be in the town  of Fernie, B. C.  An' Act to incorporate the  Kootenay Central Railway Company.0 The head- office of the  company shall be in the town of  Fort Steele, B. C. '   "   -  r An ' Act to incorporate the  Crawford'Bay Railway Company  with head office of the company  at Kaslo, B. C.   '  The Kootenay Central Railway  bill has passedv;'its third reading  iir the..senate'.'1"   ���'-'-:-*  Tri'the Railway Loan Bill. Subsection  e,   providing" for a'rail-  A Brakeman Drowned.���Three -Men  ,   In the Creek!  Oir Friday   of    last   week   a  serious accident" on  the  Crow's  Nest branch, caused a brakeman'  to lose his life, and an engine to  drop   thirty   feet   inlor ' Michel  creek.,-  An east bound train was  rounding a curve when il struck  a  piece oof .track- that-had been  pushed out  bj\ a land slide.    A  brakeman   named  Barney   who  was , in   the   engine   cab.    wa.s  carried' clown  with  the engine,  his body was not recovered.     If.  is said tliat the accident was un- "  avoidable.   '-  " ��� ���        c  Contradicted.'  A rumor that has been -.circulated'aroinid towii for the past  week : to ��� the,,.effect -'that.' ,Mr."  George Donnelly, who was injured by falling  from  a  horse,  ���   -..���.-      was'refused    admission  to   the  way from Fort Sleele to Golden,   hospital.    This rumor lias  been  wasaniended by substituting for proved to be untrue, and does  a  "Fort Steele." '-Elko or some  point pn the Crow's Nest Pass  railway south of Foil Stpele."  Bridge Carried Away.  On. Thursday   afternoon  the  bridge across Wild Horse creek  near the Indian .Agency was  carried away by the high water  which now  prevails.     For   the    past  week  the  creek has been  the wagon ^road  to  the' Society  rising rapidly, and owing to   the  Found a Gold Mine.  D. G. Bury of  Cranbrook   has  located a gold quart/, ledge right  in the town of Cranbrook. 'Assay  Ben Rondo has discovered  a returns showa --value of $20 'pcir  rich   placer   mine   on    Findley I ton in gohl.  STADLUM  OPENS  Buffalo, N. Y.. May' ,15.��� The  Stadium al the Pan-American  Exposition was thrown open today Sports ,\vcre held in honor  of thev completion of the great  amphitheatre. The entries wore  confined lo employees on the  grounds.  COLOMBIA   NKI-JOS  COLD.  Bogota, Colombia, May IS.���  Beginning with today all port  charges are payable in gold.  Paris.���It is slated that unless  the Sultan of Turkey yields  on  the qno-M-ion of interference with  the     fur.'igii     post   offices,    the  powers will prcson' an ultimatum  backed by a naval demonstration  .New     York.��� An     immense  battle is now on for  tho_^control  of   the' Union   Pacific, the  fight  being    retaliatory    by   Morgan  against ihe Harriman  syndicate  for tho hitler's struggle to wrest  the   Northern   Pacific  from   the  Hill-Morgan crowd  Victoria, May 17.���It, is understood that Lion. Mr. Turner will  resign his portfolio next week,  afler which he will make a. tour  of the intoi-io]' and then proceed  to London.  Girl will be commenced as. soon  as the appropriation voted by  the , provincial legislature is  available. It is the intention - of  the owners to commence a new  tunnel lower down the mountain  so as lo secure depth, a number  of men wilf*be employed, and  work will commence shortly.  STRUCK  OALENA.       I  The only, Charles Diamond, is  reported as having made' a rich  strike of galena near, the 1 own'of  Kitchener.  Kann.  nature of the,bed of the creek, a  shifting gravel. the center  foundation was undermined and  two bents were destroyed.  ���  News Notes.  Thlfraihvay  loan   bill -passed  by  a,  vote of :{,-J to 3 in the Provincial Legislature.  Wm. McNeish has sold the  Columbia House at Golden lo J.  fJ  Ullock. ,  Tt is rumored at Windermere  thai the C. P. R. will take over  the telegraph line when completed.'  Under the iron grip of Lord  Kitchener the Boer's strength is  diminishing.  Canada has recently been making great efforts to encourage  American emigration.  Last year  Put On a Watchman.  Owing  to  the   extreme   high  water in    the Kootenay   river,  which is now rising at  the rate  of ten    inches    in   twenty-four  hours, it would be well   to  have  a watchman placed at the bridge  to see  that no jams occur from  the  large  number of logs  and  trees that are now being carried  down  by  the swift current-.    A  little care at this time, may prevent a serious jam, and preserve  the structure.    While at present  there is no danger, with a little  care and caution, the preventing  of a number of  logs collecting  around   the piers  may   avert  a  serious loss to the district.  "gross  injustice  to   the  matron,.'  who on learning of the accident  prepared for the coming of  the  injured .parly,' who  as, yet has  not made Ins appearance.  ' A Prospector representative  '  interviewed  Mr.   Donnelly  who  said '-that lie had made no application to enter the hospital,1 that  his injuries were so  slight  that  it was not necessary".  Wc don't know who originated  the rumor, but we are informed  that the hospital is always open  to the sick and injured, rich or'  poor, and that patients., receive .  the ,best of attention at all times.'  There is no better conducted  hospital iu the province than the  Diamond Jubilee Hospital at  Fort, Steele.-  Will Be Rewarded.  Information has been received  to the effect that the congregation of Christ's Church. Cranbrook. intend io present' to Mr.  J. F. Armstrong, who has been  acting as a lay-reader, an address, clock and purse.  the  11',000   Americans   crossed  border fo settle in Canada.  r,1he assurance that the Koote  No Small-pox at Steele.  Small-pox has broken out in  Fort Steele jail, which will prevent our courts sentencing any  prisoners to that place for some  time to come.��� Fernie Free  Press.  We take the liberty of informing tho editor of the Free Press  that the above article is untrue,  as many other similar statements  thai have appeared in that publi  Custom Changes.  Custom Inspector Clute will  visit Tobacco Plains next month  to make the necessary arrangements regarding the customs at  thai point. The building of the  Crow's Nest Southern Railway  will necessitate an increase of  stall'.  cation   referring   to Fort Steele. |  No  case  or  /i     .     i i->   -i . -4><>   o.i.se   or   cases   oi  small  may Central Kai way will be built 1-^ yet appeared in the jai  this summer is having a remark- [ ��� t p^t Sl^1(J;   ,  ah hr     cfimn   afm^     ,s��*~,-..               ,i-  cases  of small-pox  il, or  Sports,'at "Windermere.  The people of ihe Windermere ! Steele.  ably stimulating  effect,   on   the  outlook  for the season  at Foi't  Open. T/p the Country.  The want of a north and south]day morning.  The News.  News   put into  prinl   at   the  earliest    possible    moment.,     it,  comes   piping     hot     from    t,ho  presses   with   a  delicate   aroma  that tickles the nostrils.     But it.  wont keep.    Its very essence   is  freshness.    What all   the   world  knows���that is not   news;   what  all the world   will   be  surprised  to  find   out���ah! '��� that-"is news."  .Thk .Pkospkctok    prints    the  ��� news, and it prints it quick. And  there you  have it every Satin---  ���ft i.r -u- ���.>j. at.m-n*.i *iiiirf:*i.��,A*i '^xa&^jj'iltt)..-, 12t 'jir,!Jj. ?  THE PROSPECTOR.,  FORT STEELE,  B. C, MAY 18,  1901.  i  hSTABI^ISHHIi    lay.*.  .   A..  B. Grace,  PUBLISHEK   and   editor.  THE PROSPECTOR, is published  ' ���very Sam relay, and has a guaranteed  circulation larger than any other paper  la Kast Kootena>. It is all home Crimed  and contains double the news of any-  other paper in the district.  As an  advertising  incdii-.ni  it  is un  ��� ���(celled.  Devoted io the upliuildini; of Fori Steele, the  Aavelopuieni of the vast mineral rcouii*i*s of  the East Kootenay mining district. "  Subscriptions f-J.OOpei- year  Advertlslm; rates' wade known on application.  Contributions are .solicited from all pans of the  ���uurict. but all matter intended for publication  ���mat ti&ve tho writer's signature.  TUIC PAPPR Is kept on tile at tlieadver-  ini-9 rnrtn -.'*'-.-���; a6Ci-��-y of Alaxandei  ACo., Suite K. first National Haul; Building,  Spokane. Wash., where eontnii'ts can be" made"  for It.  Tkic Dinar is kept on tile at I-:. C-  I IIIS raper DAKK.S AdvurtiMii),'  Acencv, 04 and do Mcrehams hxe-hanK'o, San  Francisco, California, where contracts for ad-  rertUInu can be made for it.  Ttiic Dinar Is kept on tile at the a. Mc-  I lll*> rapei k'ui & Co. Newspaper Ad-  TetlslnK Aj-ancy, Montreal, where contracts  for advertising can be made for it.  This Pa ^er  ���lore, Spokune,  Wash.  is on sale"  at    .1.    XV.  Orali-im .<;   Cos   honk  tSJt�� %ft08p2Ct0\.\  SATURDAY,  MAVii,  190].  "No  Enemies   to Pun'ish-  Special Friends to Serve. '*  -No  ^HE promoters of the Kootenay   Central Railway hit  the nail on the head  when   they  selected and applied for a charter  , .for  a  railway".north  and south  through   thi   Kootenay  and Columbia rivers valleys, The route  selected is the only practical, one  that will benefit the district**, as a  whole.     All  projectors   of new-  and proposed lines  should .take'  time and see where   the produc-  .   iHg   mines    are    situated,   and  where  the  most  tonnage  is   to  ..come from   in  the   near future.  On the east side of the Kootenay  river, from Tobacco Plains north  to Windermere is a mineral zone  that  extends  a  distance  of 150  miles,     covering    rthe   largest'  mineral area in the   Fort Steele  district.    On this zone which   is  from,ten to thirty miles in width  are a, large number ��� of  partially  developed mines'that can become  producers and   shippers  by tlie  time that the road is constructed  All  the  mines  of  the Elk, Bull  and Kootenay rivers, Lost, Maus  Sand,   Wild   Horse,   Four-mile,  Six-mile,    Tracy,   Sheep,    Wolf  and Lewis creek are on the route  of the Kootenay Central.  *    *    *  The famous  Windermere district,   with   its'  producing   and  shipping mines, with many other  properties   now    rapidly   being  developed, are awaiting the advent    of   cheap    transportation  tvhich   will  be afforded  by  the  Kootenay Cential.  has passed the bill incorporating  the Kootenay Central Railway  Company. The promoters of  said railway are all citizens of  Fort Steele.  The charter for the company  calls for a line -'from Fort Steele  to Elko or some other convenient  point on the Crow's Nest railway  between Elko and ��� Wardner;  thence on either the east or west  side of Wigwam River, or by the  most convenient, route to the International Boundary line.  From Fort Steele  to   Windermere by either the' east  or  west  side   of   the    Kootenay    River;'  thence to the town of Golden on  the  main   line  of  the Canadian'  Pacific Railway:  The capital stock of, the company shall be one million dollars  divided into ton thousand shares  of oue hundred dollars each, and  may be called up by the directors  from time, to time as they deem  necessary.   ��� *���  Under the Railway Loan Bill  which has passed the Provincial  Legislature, a subsidy , of four  'thousand dollars per mile has  been granted to the,. Said' Kootu-  nay'Cejitral Railway Company.  The promoters'' oi the Kootenay Central have .also secured  from the Dominion Govern men t  a charier, on the  same  line*-,  as  c  the one granted by   the  Provi.n  cial Legislature.  , ��� The granting of  u  charier  to  the above named company assure I  *     *- i  to Fori Steele aud the people of -  the Kootenay and-nippor Coluni-.  bia valleys a railway.       , '.  A meeting of the promoter-- off  the company will meet 'at Fori;'  Steele inside of two weeks, when !  it is expected that arrangements {  will be made  for  an  immediate'  i  survey of the proposed-line. j  We learn that it is  the In ten-1  tion of   the   promoters   of   the]  Crawford  Bay  and, Fort Steele i  u-*��I-*  B&~  Headauarters   for   Mining   and   Commercial   lVIen  ��6'   ���0*  ���J*  *(**  ���*awT-r-a> ~Jy> ������*-�� ��a��:����  '#*    *$*    -(���J*.    -|*  ���*-I*��3!c  The  Hotel  All    Modern     Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C.  Large    Sample    Rooms   for   Commercial0   Men.  ,i.  CARLIN   & DTJRICK  MERCHANTS    GENERAL  "Fort  Steele,  Eest  Kootenay.  Railway Company, to commence  operations at once and build the  line t"0.-the summit, and impossible to -the townof Fort Sleelc  during the present year:     e,  The Finlay and Skookum  Chuck mines lying on the west  side of the Kootenay river will  be brought in touch with the  new north and south railway.  �����. ��    *  The company who have received the charter for the Kootenay Central Railway, will indeed  be fortunate, for they will control the enormous trade of South  East Kootenay, also that of the  Windermere district, and what  that will amount to in a very  short time no one can foretell:  even those who have visited and  travelled through this vast  mineral belt, and seen the wonderful mineral resources, which  are second to none in the world,  and only waiting the coming  means of transportation, can  form but a feeble idea as to what  tke future has in store, in the  way of tonnage, for the Kootenay Central Railway.  *    *    *  The government intend to  carry out every pledge that they  have made. The government's  railway policy was at variance  with that of ,a portion of the opposition. Our statesmen have  had a great task before them  and have succeeded in bringing  order out of chaos and placing  the transportation question upon  a most satisfactory basis.  PHI-MANI'**ST'1��EACE COXFEREXCTE  Tlie Hague, Holland, May 1">���  The permanent court of international arbitration convened  here today for its first session.  Tho Chinese question is to  be brought to the court's attention.  PLACED  OX  TLUAI-.  V Cincinnati, May , 10.���Grant  and Filler, the famous mail box-  robbers, were put on trial here  today., Grant was kept iticom-  municaclo while in jail.  Sole Agenlsyoi the Q[]l)0nSt66l  COMPANY  This iSXEEL is guaranteed.Io be equal to .lessop's or  Hard Rock Work. ' ' ,- '  ���Firths-in all,  Sor.E Agents  Crow's Nest Goal �������***  i i i ,  Giant Powder company.  Sole   Agents  Mining Supplies a Specialty.  Age ills for the   MASSEY    HARRIS   , CO., Limited.  (-*- i i  Farming   Implements.  McBride Bro'S.  , ���*- ' a '  < .   ,       -  Shell f Heavy Hardware  Stoves. Granite ware.  Tinware  �����   . ,'"'.,���  Powder, Fuse, Caps  Paints and Oils.  ^ i *  i  ��� ���-��  f* ',. i ��� /      >   *- *��� -  Sheet metal work of al! kinds  promptly executed.  fort Steele  Meat Market  /'  CLEAN'SEED OATS  Vick's Improved American Banner  ExU*u heavy yielding  ' ��AT   $1.50   PER   100   POUNDS  I"\ O. R. OARS COWLEY. ALBERTA  C. ELTON, Livingstone; P.O.  Port    Steele  Brewing  ' WAXTED-TRUS'nVOIlTIlY MEN  AND WOMEN to travel and advertise  for old establiahed house of solid ('man-,  cial r-tundiiiir. Salary iw&l a year and  expenses, all payable in cash. No I'lin-  vassing required. Give reference-- and  .inclo-e self addret-sed stamped envelope. Addres-* Manager. :'.>��� ('axtor,  Bldg.. (.'hiea-M).  J.  TAK.NHAl'S  W'ATCHMAKKII  ANU    ,,  .IKWKI.KI".  Eii'.Taviii'i.  I ".m.'i'-idi-  Am'iiih  Purl  Sli-i-li".   I!. < '  FORT STEELE,��� B.  C.  MANUFACTURERS     -md     RREWRRS'  FRESH   and  SALT   MEATS  ON HAND.1  A LAV AYS  R. W. RO&ERS, Proprietor.  Fresh Halibut,.   Salmon, Salmon Trout, Bologna .Sausage,  Fish and Gamb in Season.  I3uliter"mid Eggs.  OF  EXTRA    FINE  BEER  S%*^  PORTER  EMULSION  cown'wPTin.v nnd  nil   Ll'>��;   UIHK4KF.*),  Hl'I'lTI.VIi  of  lll.flllll,  <<>L'4;il. LOKM  Ofr* AI'l'KTI'l'K.  lltBILITV, tlir hrnrllK or llllri nrtlrls  Hrr miikt un��nir<"-it.  By ihe il<! of Tlir U. d I., I'ifiiilslon, T liavr.  noinririil i.f -".iLK-kliu-coui-h whkli h:id u ocblcil  ui- lor ovi r .i yc.ir, and havo f-alncd coii'.lilci-  -l-ly III wcl|;lit.  T. H. WINGHAM, C.F.., Montre^L  50c. and $1  per Dottle  DAVIS *c LAWRENCE CO., Llmlt.d,  M6MTIl'llAt. ,      '  ���  SOLD .BY   THE    BARREL,    KEG    OR    BOTTLED  Bottled beer for family use a specially  OUTSCDR ORDERS C1VRN STItlOT jS PliOMPT ATTENTION  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED r,J^%��X  Mutz & Scott, Prop's.  Fort Steele  and  Kimberley.  JUST   RECEIVED  Assorted Car'of Rest Brands of Flour   nnd   Meals,   cic.  f-'loui-. Piilonl. Hungarian aiul'Slii-on��*; Balcer.  Rollod Oals, Cracked Wlioal, WlioaUol.ts,  Cornnioal, Buckwlicnl, Flour, Split, Peas,  Navy  Beans,   Lima, Heaiis. I'd), lia,rl(\y,  f'IC.  *-wm����Mi%w%'t%**'��%%%%%'*��tt%��%w%'��'^  5�� *��  Kootenay Central Railway.  The    Provincial    Legislature  ilLPRilLllil  islitstfiHlis^iii;��;!'  0  X.  WANTED:  ACIKNT  for  Korl Sleek*   '<\nd  vicinity   for  the  sail*  of  hardy   lines  of Standard Fruit  Stock,     Small    fruits,    Ornamental    trees.  ���shrubs, etc.     Terms liberal       Apply how  ���'to.   :' .".' '   ���'.'  :'    . .',";,'���       -"���.;'��� ���"���'���   , : ', ,'  PELHAM NURSERY COMPANY.  Toronto. Ont.  r&%%MV%'��*'*/'l ��**W^^^  Bran    Chops    Shorts . Oats     Hay.  FleGtwood Tea, a pure article imported direct from Coy I on  try it once and you will use no other.  Fresh  Breakfast Bacon,   Hams  and  Dry Sail, Side Bacon,  Butter and Eggs.  POTATOES   and   CARROTS  FIREWOOD all lengths to suit all stoves.  THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOUR and FElib STORE  E. C. MILLER, Proprietor POST OFFICE BOX 836.  i'-iS?"   All goods guaranteed and prices also as being corrocl;.  Send in orders. -  ^.M p^l^  i?^?St^lQiB^  ^���&v--^"CvV>..;^^^ ^yyiy:y'i:''i.yrv:y'.'"x::i:y-yiyy'yyyy.-^: ��� -.->y: ..-. y,:���/iy.  -���*."���'  .;:i>-yy,-yy  y-ytiyy-v-  '^^^^^^j^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^Mi  ������:%���::  ^M^Q^^^MfM^MW^  mM  Miiiriig  :y&y  \*t. -.tt;  ^ .V*:iv ."*! lj-'',^";V."vJ'i.-''.";*iJV-i  ' ?'!'/���'&���  .-yti ::-���-���  ;,yV^.-vr.-'^^-;^:4;^'  .,....li.���. ,.i,  t.f-v'l' -,,'-i   ;.'���;������!��� ���:���*���������,��� ','������ ���  yj-r;v.''^.'.'.  Vi-.'. ���;���-������.-,.-.'.;>���;.';-.���,���..,-._.vy'..-/v.^  ���;cv-J''>  wft-v  ''"ifv"!.'?���:>';a'.-.>:a^:V-''-v'C:-;:  ���:.������:���:���'(���  .������,f,*.^-5.,.y:;  C-;.y;*,-ir,,//;':;.:,'-:.!v;--l-'r. .1.-'.l|.^  �����'#!&&//?:  'S;t'  '1��  ���/:���%������-[���  w?  yyyhZ'A'^xS-  iif.ilV-:.-  '!'-���%���'-  .tfir-fc  'yii  'yyy^\'X"Xl  y;-,y:��':-  :iiyyr-?iy:yAi;iiyii&��<0iyy^ yyy3:$^yyi^i  ���'���������'-'������"���������"-'-��� ������'���'���-������������'������- "''������'"������:';-'',i,",;ii|ss-v-'",:  Siiiiiiii  ijito-^Vos^;:^  ys.'Sy';w,.ftfc  yof|tlief3'^  ���*.���;*���������:?��� ���::�����-.���. V'.^*.'*t."'--. ��-:-ZTm. 1^.1^-A   ������.,���>��������� ; ;Jt.I',V,-3.    ���"��� v</.-,*.���;������: :,;*���:���      -:v.-"-iv.-���'.'?������ ;:-.'u..  ---���:'���-f:-- <f->l ��� *��� ,,.--';���-'<���   ���;:     ��� -'���., -.':���- ���������>���. :������������.���>-���     -���...������ ���''���..:���;���''  ���   -M':.'!C   ' "\^.:.!:;:',.���-���''V-y.-.-C;'?-*-'^'---*-.-'iV.'. ^^V.V,.: y,'"-'.'.. :.V.'. /���.y-'v:.*.". ^;y-^v -".-V .;-.'*i.-^.'i   ���>\-V:':V*; >.���.���-!    ���.- ������r-l-yvv*^"::--    . j.Vu-*/;y^--H"; ������:y':..T^-Vr"v':'<'-'.^.y-'^ ��� V-V- ;.'"���: ���"- ���^c:���������',���:,'- -: '..*"':.-��� v.-  ������"':'-. ���'���'   "������  ' lllllllllllllllg  &'yy-'SiyK  '"'-f ^S^S-^S ���s-'$�� '      '"''  yy-iyfffyfei'rfliu  %0[;ff?f':i����  W'jfyy!?yy^f^  yMvy-lyi;:f0*  yMi^iSyxiyfmiyimi^rn  3l��-.-*;,''.K5:,y^  l|j|^  KIMBRI-IDEY,  B/C.  Tlie Finost; ^iqijors and  1 Cligars :ui(l, BoHl/Riii'irishC'l /  ..rtc'ioms in Town. ,:v.-.,:.  j.^rv^v^ATEs,:-:!^)^  PROSPECTOR.  NOT CHEAPER  CALGARY FLOUR  BUT BETTER THAN ANY other!  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c   ,  Anvdno sending a pkctcli nnd description mny  qulelcly -ucert-ilii our opinion free wlic-Micr mi  invention Im pi'nl��fl-!>Iy imtentnlilc. Ciiiuinuiile.-i-  tInnsfllrlctlyoniifldentInl.'Iliuiillmnkon I'nlenU  ' sent. tree. Oldest 'nt-eiicy for secm-ini* patent?. '���  - Patents taken .���through Mmm & Co. receive  tpteial notice, wit Iiout ehnrge, in tlie  ; cietsf if ic flitter tan. ];  A linndsom-My ilhiMrat ��*1 weekly. 1 .unrest circulation of aiiv sHuniltic .ioiinitil. ���'Terms, $3 a  yuar: lour months, tl.  Sold by all nowpdculers.'  MNW & Co:36,Broadw^-New York  Brsucli Office, tsfib F St.. Waaliintlon, D. O.  MONTROSE BIGYCLEJMFREE  .on approvjlto your address WITHOUT A CENT IN   ADVANCE.  SEND  US YOUR  ORDER, state whether you wish lady's or man's  wheel; Kivecolor, height; of frame "anil irenr wanted and WE W'll.I, S1III>  THK ���� KKKIj C O. 1>. on approval, allowing you tu une'i-ate, and t-.v-  ainine_it fully liefdre you aceept it.    ir it Is not all and litori-than ue  ��� claim foi-it, and a better wheel than you can (tim. for any where iu*ar the  , price from any one else, refuso it. and we will nay all express chin-ires  ourselves. The���"MONTROSE" Bicycle d;.f r> cTf-s-  at our Special Ajrcnt's -siiniplc price "' '���P I Q'0"  is tlie (,-rcatest bargain In a liicycle ever offered. Wo iru-u-iintce it eiiiinl  to any WO wheel on the market, and you need not .-u-��-|,t it nor pnva cent  l.J;c"i.'.lo"otl11"1 itl'-s we represent. Wen re ���������.Vl'I.l'SI V1-: ItKIVCI.I-:  JI.UI.IACI'ritKKS and take this method of iiulelclv' iiidlnliicllu,''  . om- ISIOII .>IOI>i;i.s. ��� Thlsoller of a sample wheel at this low price Is  mr.de to secure a RIDER AGENY In each town to represent us  and take orders. ��� Oura^ents make nn,ni-v fast  '���SPFfilFinATinil-S ���' ���'���������""'������ "��� "*'"'"'< Inch; ladles. Si lucii.   Iiest  'OrCWiriWM I lUndi Shelliy seamless tuhlni; wllh forircl cinicc-  tlons. Hush .iolnts, improved expander device to fasten seat pi-st and  llimillo liar; lioyal Arelicrown;'- the celel.r.-ited .*iliivi'�� hiilisaud h,ii,u"er���  the easiest runniiii.- huown; Keeord "*.\*' llres. the hi-.-it and uiti..,f (lie  luostexpensivetlieson the market. The genuine <|i.| .llrnineei- Hygienic  saddle; peilaW, tools and accessories the best obtainable. Muatncled In  black, inaroon orcoach green. blKldy linislied and i.rliainenteil: special  finished nlckelln-,- on alt bright parts. We lliorou-.'lilv lestevcrv piece  of malci'lal that goes in<i, (his machine. Our bio.II,it- yeiirViruiir-  nittev liiiud.with each bicvirle. ;   l- ���        - .   '.  FHFF ti'any one sending the #!��.���� casli. In full with order wo will  ��� ������t'ta send free.n genuine Ttr,r.ll.k lll.lim) inllc barrel palieni cvclo-  melor; or a high gmdu floor pump.   Your inonev all buck if ye-! are not  perleetly satlsfled. ���   l    .  flHPAP   UfUCITI C    ^e do not niaiiul'actiire jl-lic <-ln''iip.ilepart-  . ���,", WIlCHr- nnCCLdi mentstore kind of whccls.'slich as niany new-  concerns and big supply houses ndvertiso and sell as high grade. We can furnish,them,  however, attf-i to S7sti-!pi)ed: or (9.75 to (H2.r.(lcomplele. We do not guarantee nor lecoui.  mend (hem. Hl.l OKI: OltOElnX'; a bicvi-lo of nnv one else.no nial.ler who or how  eliciip, \rrit<i jiaauil let us tell you howjniuch ire can save von on I he same machine.  J t.vuu IIU flfJJ C i_ D||V a.wlicePwe can assist j-.m'to K.VltN A. IIIOVf'I.K hv iils-  ,,. , ���, "re UIIHDkE IU DU 1 tributlik- catalogues for us a few da vs. We need one person  III each town for this purpose. l\'o have several hundred KISCOXU IIAM�� WIICK1.S taken in trade which we-  ���will close out nt *.'* to #10 ench; also some shopworn samples and 'll!) models very cheap. Send for liaralii I.W.  jOllir K.EI.IAHll.lT*i is unquestioned.   We refer to '      .       .     .        .      ���   .������V&e*fe&&&fe&&fe&'r&&fr:&'^&&&S�����&S-:&&.S-:S&��'ij.,. :  ':ti--:-%-:.\y:.,yyy^:-y:���:.;:..- .-���: ���-:/+.. -.-. y$~;.yyy;-(y-y<J��y  <f?   TUI0JI:M.'OSPEG'l'c)K,COVERS A^ DISTi:iC;i'.<!;-i .o-'!J:  ������.**���::.���;���.,������,���,:���'���  ������-������. -!.,;������������. .,'������   ,<r.:.v-:-r   -,-,i..'. ..���������". '��� ������������  '-.  ���y-^y^-"\:M\.-  iii    LARGHK TITAN .Sil.MJ-r-RM I'lK'l-'.S.iA NTI) HAS A   ��|V...  ���     ' '    " "::,; '���-���;-.   m ���  y'*/.���-������' -t��-:  it-'���������.���:.���,���.���...."���    ���i..."v*.'.'i;.,y.v,; ..  .;v> '��� y?'yy-< -i''\y--.,^i  -.Hi'-';  t,A ii0'K: i-*01.* i-:ti ; y <���-11;au i .at,io **?/,, y  -The"Paystreak^Of A^'s��� Iir^T  \And; NOTervPiiicps: 0^  ;Your-Interest: . I -vyfi%P^p;'^s'fy'ii^ yiXiyi--'^  J6b;;P.RI^*TING.: 0�� ALU,K-INDS{NEATLY;';\NP^PROMPTLT ^  ;:EXECU���-D.'::.: : '''"i���XSi'y.y'-'���V;;*v-.-:-'k':;.'i':':,'':'���-. .':=. ^���������y^i'-^vv-;^:-'-'-  '���fe::  ���'A-i  y TO. THE, DEAR  ��� A' rich l'vctj'. cured of-hor .l.')o.li;f-  ness and Noises in \\-.e. lle.:\<l l>y  Dr..*:'���'��� Nicliolsph's- 'Artiliciiily -I'-iir  Dyunrs,; gave-.slO.OOOlo "tlji.s ii\'-  .s'tii.|irt:<5. . so.; Hnil; (io.iI" 'jooplc un-  :iblo Lo prociii'iy 'llio Eur" 'D.-ymis  may, litivo "1 lioin free.'��� , 'Adflyi'ys  No.'":.l45l.,Si���'���";':' Tho N.i.o'holsoii;. In  stitute,, ,780, Eiffbt'li -.', A von uc.  No\v-Yoi'l<, U.'ft:'-AiV '�����< ,"  :;  CONTRACTORS  railroad company*  SEHD  ,���      ,,.     - , , -   ��� any bank or business house in Chicago, orany express or  A\ e will send you letters of reference direct from (he largest hanks in Chicago If you wish it.  fjDQCD tixlny. 'This low- price nnd these npeelul lenu�� of shipment without deposit will  he witlidraAvii very soon.   (3TGIvn.nainc of this paper.  tS�� L. MEAD GYGUE COMPANY, OhioagoJ in.  caveats, trade marks,  ;     copyrichtsanddesicns.  * SuiKl.j-uiii'iiiisiiicnii direct (<>\V;isliiii|;i<iii,  ,     saves time, coat"- less, iM'ttcr scrvii-e.  > Hy oiace cloie to V. S. Patent Offlct. FREE rrc'.imin-  i ary examinatlona made.'  Atty'a fco not due until patent  > io necnrcd PERSONAI. ATTENTION GIVEN���IB \ EARS  J ACTUAL EXPERIENCE. Book "How to obtain Patents,"  , etc., fent frcn. Patents procured through E. G. fc'igfc'cra  .receive  special ' notico,   without 'chanjc,   in   the  IINVENTIVE'v &QB  , illnitrated monthly���Eleventh year���terms, $1. a year.  , U. U. UILJULc3UjWA��5HiNGTON, D. C  ���(!��� ' '  All   Kinds Of   Brick   anti   St(>nc   Work  BRICK, and LIME Foi-'Niil-*:.-'''     PLArtTKIilN(;  Pj-ouiptly Done:  yREAD." ���..' ��� ���    $.:if-  THE PROSPECTOR.  24 Pa^es   :  "Weekly  :'Illustralcd.  INDISf ^NSABLE  TO, MINING MEN,  $3 PER YEAR. POSTPAID.  SK.Vll l'Oll SAMI'I.E roi'*i*. .'.'  WINING1^ sdratific PRESS  330 MARKET ST., SAU TRAItCISCO, CAL.  ���fimHIOfta-IOGMli-  tit.uii-* one liiiti-lrr*! mj  ' .-r.'-^v^'iSffli*'". "' '������������'������}'������}  ImKiH1:    >-il:��tioi...  .'ciCX-J-i- ,3 ������'"������".������-���-���I'; ������;-.:'���'.  ' anl-. .-.'Irl��h sui  c^f^T'-'y- fl "" '' 'l-^���r���-"��� '-,"���' : ' J '������ ���'��� and rntr.  *.i.-ll   r.j i-:e:|roi:s   ."���miihkIImiio!  of  '--":.-- .11'".������' *i:'a '���'���1 I-m'ii.u-:.-.   s.nt: iM.it.  ' .".        riff I'"';-, *'>,;i i-nrilec,-.- :.���>! caini.^i-'of .  ���MMi.ii      i    ���������     ���    ���   ���**���   "ft  jfc.v._^*C  J.''*'iW,l-| ir-fl ��� ������ ���'**���-���*���������*    ���"*" "���*;���'���-i-it^-f- f ���-��� "���--���,-j- e-nf*-; r^i*T.-J-.1-���~dt.--^��-^-4.^i J-*-*--**1  i^jw^^i^r**." -c -I**.*- - r"-~ -j-f*^s  THIS riiOSl-MCCTOlt. KURT STWELK, E. (?.,- Hmi  ltV--  H'  ###***4H****4f&  **  f#  *  IS3E*5|pgB3   ggSSESS!  The Mining Center of tlie District of Soutli East Kootenay  u'  The, Largest  Mineral Areas,  1   i-  and the Most  Extensive  ���* r  ��� <i  Coal Fields on the  American Continent  are Situated in  , i  i r '  South East Kootenay  y  Agriculture,  t (  O-raxing and the  Lumber Industry  are Prominent  Features of the  District.  ������ ���.(  The   Crawford   Bay   and   .Fort   Steele   Railway   will   be   constructed   this   year.  The proposed Crow's Nest and Golden Railway,. Recently Siirveyed, will pass through  And    Tap    the  reatest   iViira^roi- izlelt   of  istrict  Choice Business and Residence lots for Sale  Apply to  k.��     .JL-*/ ��  f r*r "'"s       ���  .**-' ���"**-*   .       -fi   H ��� ��� "'���   ���        ' �� '-���,  ���*���'   , ���  ;   1*1 ���-'  .      f" ���    s  ^ "*��� ' H ; &���% T*"* <? !3 [IS "ff I"- ���  Townsite  ���ii\-i THE PROSPECTOR. FORT STEELE, B. C. MAY IS,  1001.
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SATUKIJAY,  MAV  IK.  1001.
Hands On the Plow..- n
, It is related of Alexander llie
("'real thai, being" asked how it
was he had conquered the world,
he answered. "By noi. wavering."
William of Orange said he
learned ;■ a word crossing the
English Channel which he would
never forget, when, in a storm,
the captain was all night, crying
to tho mon al ihe helm, "Steady:
<
Steady! Steady!'*
Pompey.-when/ hazarding his
life on a tempestuous sea in
order io-beyat Rome on an important occasion, declared: "It-
is r necessary--for me to go: it is
not- necessary^i'or.me to live.''     ■
Paul aftirmed: "This one
'tiling 1 do; I press, to ward, the
marlc," and our Lord said: -'No
man-having put. Iiis hand to the
plough, and looking back, is tit
for the kingdom' of God." AIT
tho world.loves a decided man, a
man of firmness, ■ of resolution,
of steadfastness. Men of double
minds are unsettled and unstable"
in all their ways.  ,
Tlie Kootenay Valleys Co
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(J.   i\l.   BlHVAKDS.
(Jkn'l -Manai'uk.
RAILWAY
DTKECT    ROUTE
ALL   1'OINTS
EAST
30,000 Acres Farm Lands
, In the far famed Kootknay Vai.lky for Salk on easy terms
of pay men 1. I'ijiciw *?*-',."() Pkk auhk and upwards. In close
proximity fo the Ckow's Nrrt Railway.
o«-id
WEST
DINING OARS
FIRST   CLASS  SLEEPERS
TOURIST, CARS
Through
Tickets
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I CAPITAL WANTED.
To Develop
Tlie Rich Mineral
Resources Of
South East Kootenay.
Partially Developed,
And Undeveloped Copper
And Silver-Lead  Properties
Are Offered For Sale On
Liberal Working Bonds.
FOR    REPORTS,   AND   INFORMATION;
Lots   in   the town of Hluco an; now on tho market, prices $fi0,
and upwards-according to situnlion.
gosl "water
ion of t.
'r^rs
jllllO
■Elko   boasts of the  hi
Kootenay, and   Avill  bo   tho
Railway.
Correspondence Solicited
.power  in   Soutli   East
io Crow's Nest, Southern
$-*-hs*£^*»^---S'?-:j--:-j-iS'*--^
At.Nine O'clock.
"A double-minded man   is  unstable in alliiis ways.v  No truer
weirds   have ever  been  spoken.
.The   bat  has1 wings  tolly wit li
and feet to walk with,   and .does
neither 'well,   an'  illustration of
1 many" Christians.
A ; clock   in-,  an,   Edinburgh
church steeple was striking nine
■' ,'when three young  men  passed
by on their way to a place of sin.
Suddenly one, of  them stopped
1' and said, -'1 cannot gowith you'"
and when they pressed him for a
reason,   he said:     '-"When 1 left!
my home in the hill country   my
'.sold   mother  said,   ';My son, you
are going into a wicked city, but
«' your old father and I. will   pray
for you'every nigh't, and at. nine
'o'clock we'will be on our knees.'
They are praying, for  me lfbw."
' ho said)■ "and I cannot go/'
;.       He   turned about,'' sought his
",  room. criedNout'to God for mercy
aud was saved. , He is today one
of   the   leading    merchants ,-in
Edinburgh.,   Decision of character  was  tlie means of his salva-
,   tion.      '
The Steele House
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Fort Steele, B. C.
Centrally  Situated "on   Riverside' Avenue.
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CHARLES  ESTMERE.
Kimberley,   B.C.
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J.~S. CARTER,
Dis. Pass. Agt.
Nelson.
\«t. Flirt Slt-ele.
E. J. COYLE,
A. G. P. A.,
Vancouver
The PROSPECTORS3 EXCHANGE
NO. ,4   K.-W..-C.   BLOCK,   NELSON,    B.C.
'Cold.   Silver-Lead  ami (iVijipor Minos wanted -it'ilu-   IS.YCJiA.VOE.
|)i'('ipi"i'lii'>   w:iiitod   at oni-f for,, Kii-iei-n
MILL! NO   (JOl.D
'lie" Best 1-Jar
own.
D. McIUeisli
"''     ' PROPRIETOR.
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'•>-*W***'--*'-**vH\*k«-*"-S^
GEARY  &.. DOYLE.
Liver'u, Feed & Sale Stable.
Fort Steele H.C
1 tognhir  Daily  Slaj-e niucivilli
trains, al. Fort. Steele .1 unci ion., ,
SADDLE ..V:  l'ACK TlOf'SI''!--
I I'A.MIXC* or Al.l. KINDS a si*i:ci ai.ty
Agents
Wanted
. MINI'KAI.. ACT. I8W.
(fOHM   K.)
CKICIIKIOATi: OK   IMPHOVK.MRNT"
FRKF,
ill VO.sl OI'.~.
I'arties   havinj;   mining   |iro|>i*rt.v   for  -.ale  are   re-jiii'-ili-d
-.ainples'of their ore in liie ICXi'HA N'(iK I'm- exliiliition.
Wo desire Io In-ur from 'prns-poctni-.".   wlm   have   j)i'nnii".-in»-
i
men
wliei;
io   make
claims in British Columbia.
I'rospeetur.s    and   iiiininy
'CJTIAXOK their lieadfiiiarier:
Allo-,amples should bo sent by expre.-,*..- J'l'FI'A ID.
Correspondence ->oli<;iied.    Addrei-'.-. all eomnuinieaiion.--
iii-e.   rerjue-ited
in Nelson.
io »end
' 'mineral
the    KX-
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Telephone Mo.
ANDREW F.
1111.      I>. (). 'llox  700.
R0SENBERGER,
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BOXEKS  ACTrVE
Peking,   May
AC! A IN.
15—Foreigners
throughout China are very much
perturbed today" at the attitude
o! the natives who by proclamation posted throughout the city
have been called upon to rise today. Outrages in large numbers
are reported from the interior.
Complete Life of Queen Victoria
RKST COOK
15F.ST Ttil'.MS   ,
NOTICE.
ONTARIO MINERAL CLAIM.
Smnitu in llio I'Yili ^It'cle .Mining   Division
o      -
of Souih K.isi Kootciiiiy. , . '
A'ljcvJ loumctl:   .On   Miu-lc   Creek.   uliouL
lln-ue miles Iroin Kimberley. r
Take noiiee Hint I. Xeil MeLcod .Curnin' of
Ivlmliorloy'ii-.   Aj;oiil for D.   IJ. ..Mann.  1'ree
Miner's C'ui'liliciitc No   A.SH56.  iiilcuit iM) ilays
from ihc'.il'iiu hereof, to apply io ihe jMiiiinjr
Rccprdoi' lor .i pel ulieiitc of  Iiiiprovcmcnts for
llie purpose of oblniniiiK n O.own flriint of tlie
-ih'o\*c,c]iiiiii.
*"  -"Aiiil fui-ilier take notice tlmt aeeion under
seciion :)<;. must he commenced helore ihe issu-
:iiu-e of such Certilicate of Improvements.
Dated this I Ilh d.iy pf'Mareii. IHOI. ' *«
II- -      *  '    N'EJL JIcLKOD CDL-I-AN*
\inu- attention , is called to the
••Pioneer'l^iiniteil" train.s.of t.ho "Milwaukee & St Paul 1'ailway." ■'Tho only
])erfeet train-, in ihe world."
Voinvill Iind it desirable lo ride on
those train.** when going to any point in
I he-Eastern Stato.s"-or Canada, r' They
connect with - all Ti;an.seoiit,inental
Trains and all Ticket Agents sell
tickets.  ' '■     '
For further information, pamphlets,
ete. ask any Ticket Agent, or
K.  L. FOF.D.   ,     'O. J.  KDI>Y       ,
h Pass. Ayent.'    (     (ienui'stl Agent,
SrOKANli.   '    "'   POItTLAXD.
Attention Hunters  and Prospectors.
Indian Agent Galbraith is willing to
pay   the, sum" of, $500,   per  *>air.   for
Mountain Sheep iind Goat, or cither.
NOTICE.
< In the mutler ol the ICstute of Kdmumt
Cnx l'liikei- lutu of l-V>il .Stei'li*. Uaiiclier. de-
eeused.
TAK'B NO'PIUH tlr.il all pai'lie.s liiivint;
chiiins ii^'aiust the estate ol the al-ove naiued
Milimiml Cox J'ai-I'er. deceusetl. hit rciiuireil
on or lieloie ihe l.'nh day ol .lime, IHOI, to send
li.v iiiii.il. prepaid, to II. L.'T. Oalliiiiiili. Kon
Steele. II. C. a slateineiit .sliowiii"»-*lhi; nature
of their eliiini. I lie paitii'iilais of llielr accounts'
and the nature, ol the sfcuntv (if any) held ,l>y
thrill. ,
ANI> KUUTllKlt TAKK NOTIC10 that
after Ihe said 15th day of .luni-" the .said
Kxeeuior will proceed to disli-ihule said estate.
liavniR regard only tu the claims of uliieli he
(lien has notice and will noi he re.sponsible to
llie holders ol claims ol which lie has no notice
at the date ol distribution.
Dated nl I'*orl Steele ihis-Ji'.th day of April,
mm.
II. L. T. ualihiaith
by *
Haiivby & M<'Caii"I"KI(. Ins Solicitors.
Outfit  Mailed on Hecci
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Address
S. C. MlLLlilt
& CO
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Portland.
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' "   lrort   Steele
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B A K E R Y
IT: A l l F. , Propi
•ictor.
MIXIOKAI. ACT. ISIMi.
(I'OHM  F.)'
i'i:in'ii'ii'A-rK or impkovkmhIn'i-s.
NOTICE.
KIVKRSIDI')   AVFNUF
Opposite   Post   Oflii-c.
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MINERAL   ACT.    .
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l-iai'l 1K1UATK OK   l.MrHHVEMKN'IS.
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\"'.* g<MZ!jile£ thai ihoie
Plasters will relieve
pain quicker than any
ciher. Put up only in
25c tin boxec and $1.00
yard rolls. The latter
allows you to cut the
Plaster any dzt,
Every family
should have one
ready for an emer-
i-y*cy-
DAVIS & LAWRENCE CO.,
LIMITED,   MONT-IEAL \
Beware of imitations
Guaranteed $900
Salary   -y*"*-
CANTON MINERAL CLAIM.
Situate in the I''ort Steele Miiiim-- Division
of South Ensi Ivooienay. '   ' ,
Where located: On Huckleberry Hill,
about four miles trom Kimberley, IJ. C.
Take notice that I. Xeil MeJ.eod Cm-ran.
as Agent lor P. C. Andrews. Free Miner's Certificate B.43127, intend sixty days from tho date
heieof. to apply to the Minins*: Ilecorder for a
Ceinfieate of Improvements, for the purpose of
ohi.iiniiit; a Ciown 0 rant of the above claim. -
And further lake notice that action, under
section ."17, must be commenced before the issuance ol suoh Certille.ite of Improvements.
Uiited Uus Kith day of .Uarch, 1001.
1*'- NKII. McLKOI) CURKAN.
'lie Most'Complete Health  ftesorl, on
tlie Continent of North America.
Situau-il undstSeeneryuiiriv.illed for Grandeur
Halcyon    Hot    Springs
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Hoatini; ti*-liin^QanUaPi|im He.sident l'hv-
Jt lOxctn-.sions Oollimi lUIII su-i.in .tNur.se
Haloyon Springs. Arrow Lake. B. C)
In lcle-;raplii«- comniuiiiciition   '
with all parts of the world.
Two mails arrive and depart every day.
Terms, SIS  to $18  per week, according
to residence in Hotel or Villus.
tts liiiths Cure al! Nervous and Muscular
Diseases. Its Wutcrs Ileal all Kidney, Liver
and Stomach Ailments.
KIMPXON   &   PITTS
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WINDEkMERE & DONALD
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General Merchants
Mining supplies a Spe^iaitu
Alinei-s going northward via Canoe River Route will find it a lsu-ge ■
saving- and convenience to procure their supplies at Donald.     '
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SOLE. AGENTS Tor
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.Canioir Steel Company
Windermere, Golden and Uontild
Mining Divisions.
Agents at  Windermere for the California Giant Powder Co.
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:    BRANDON MINERAL CLAIM.
Situate in the Foil Steele Mining Division
of South Nasi Kooti-nay.
'Where located: On Iluekleherry Hill,
ahout four miles from Isunliei ley, 13. C.
Take ii'Uiro that I. Neil iMoLeod.Cun-aii.
as Aifeiil. lorT Mavnc Daily, l-'reo Miner's Certilicate No H.HI.riT*.', intend sixty days from the
date heri'ol, lo apply io the Minim,' Keeordeij
for a t'ertilicate ol Inipi-ovemcnts. tor the iiur-
pose 01 oliiiilniiii; n,Crown Cram of the ahove
I'laiiu. i ° .!
Aud lui liter take nonce Ilia) ael ion. under
section lir. must he coinmeneed .before the issuance of such eertillcali* of iniprovenii'iils
Dated this Kith day ol March. 1001.
I'- NIOir. Mel.I'lOU CUHKAN. Auenl.
East Kootenay
Bottling Co.
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1'N. HANSON, I
General Merchant
Lictuor Dealer.
AND
Men unci wiimon i
resent, u's.   som ■   .
a»'on(*'.-ot.hf!-.s tor
alier our inioroMs.
.' -j ~ol":ii1cli*os->  ri1])-
i   i. i,v ."1  .i|)]im:r,iim
Iceitl    rtorl;   loolcin^
t>; ().) Mil.irv " iiiiriui-
NOT1CE.
I-.inks.
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Old Abe. TJlaok I'rinoe. Niun-y
li-iiraj'ut li'i'iioliion anil Hlue
Mineral Claims
Situate in ihe l-'nrt Steele Minim: Division
of Hust Kootenay Uislrict.
Where located:—Aliout two miles noitli
we.st of Hull Hivov on liurnt CJrcek.    *
TAKK NO'I'ICK that. I, Kenneth L. llurnet
(ajieiit for the -Caldwell Mines Limited" I-'iec
Miner's Certilicate No. 15. :I1I7;:). Free Miner's
Certificate Xo. It. :lllli>. intend, sixty days from
the date heieof. to apply to the Minim; Ilecorder for a (Jorlilic.ia- of Improvements, for the
purpose of ohiaiiiniK a Crown Clrant of the
ahove claims.
And further mice notice that action, under
section ST, must he commenced helore the I.ssu •
mice of such. CeitOu-aU" of Improvements.
Dated this second day of May, A. »., l'JOI.
18^ KKNNKTII  L.  I.URNET
t.eecl y(jarl,\: e.xlui eoniniissions and
expeiihe.s. rapid advaneeincnl. old o.--
tablishecl lxnis.:. (.'rand eliaiu'u tor
Ctii'iiciit man or women to secure plea.s-
ant. ])ermanenl p sition, lilieral iiieoine
and future. New. brilliant lines Write
ill. once.
STAFFORD   PRESS.    '
2H('liureli St.. New   Haven. Conn.
NOTICE.
TA1CI-: NO'I'IC'I-', tli.it the pnrtiieisliip here-
tofoie exist iii"- helwerii the uiuli'rsi^'iicil under
llm name style and III in ol the' l-'oi l Steele
lire-Aim; Company-- has this day heen dissolved
l>y imilinil consent. Alhert Mut/ and Ucoiku
11. Scott will coiiliiuii'tin- luisiness under the
same llrm nam-'. The said Scon and Mut/. will
assume all Ihe Mainlines .if Hie p.irtiicishi-i
and all dehls ilue ihe piirlnersliip must he imiil
lo I hem-
Dated at Korl Steele Ihis -.'.llll ilnv ol iMini-li
1(101.
ALH1CKT  MUT/..
OICOIIGK 11. SC.'OTT.
.■"'■'      - T.OTIISK. SICK.
CROMARTY   MINERAL   CLAIM.
Situate in the l-'oit Sleek- Minim; Division
nl South Kasi Kootenay. ,
Where located: On- Iluekleherry 11 til.
nlmiil lour miles from Klmherley. I!. O
' T.iki- mil lie that I. Nell Mcl.eod f'urr.iti as
AkuiiI lor l{. S. Wlntc. l-'ree Miner's Certilicate
No II..11..'iVI intend sixty d.ijs from the dale
heit'ol, io apply to the .Minini; Recorder for a
C'eitille.-ile of Impiovements. for the'purpose
of (iblaimiiR a Crown (liunt o.' the above claim.
And. turihefiake nonce that action. Milder
section '.IT. must he commenced befoie the Issuance of such certilicate of improvemeiiis.
Daied Ihis liith day of .March. HUM.
VJ- NKIL Mcl.lOOD CUKUAN, Awn I.
FULL    HOUSE   MINERAL   CLAIM.
Situate m the Koil Sli-eli- Minim; Division
ol Souih I-*.ast Ktiolen.-iv.
When- located On llucklcln-rry Mill,
abtiiil liuir mdes Ironi Kimberley   H C.
Taki- nonce Ihat I. Nell Mcl.eod t'liri.in. a.s
Aj;i"iil Iiu* A. Maude Williams, l-'ier Miner's
Uuililie.iU" No. H. :il.S7l. inieiid sixty days finni
the date hi"ii-ol. lo applv in the Miiiim; Uccoid-
t'l- for .1 Ci-rtitlcali- of Impi ownii-nls for the
pui|insi- of obi.iinin-; a Crown ilrant of llu-
above claim.
And lui;thn lake notice thai aeliim. inidi-i
section 117. must be commenced befoie ilu* issuance or such certilleale of imptmrniciits.
Dated Ihis Kith day of Ivlaich. 1001.
■12- NKIIVMcLKOD CURRAN. Acont.
flerated waters
Of all kinds.
Syrups, Champagnes, Ciders,
Ginger Ales, Etc.
Soda  water   in  .siphons,
eononiical way to handle it..
The  most
ANDREW    NEIDIG
GONTRftGTOR    and    BUILDER
llOTJSi: AND SIGNM'AINTlNc:
CALCIMININO and l'Al'l'*R MANCINC
FORT STEELE, IJ. C-.
33g5"   All   worlc promptly done.
H1GHWARDEN & SON.
PIONEER   BARBER SHOP
Everything Strictly First, Class.
Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber.     * A. large assort-
'    menl of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always
ou hand.
S= DIMENSION     LUMBER
SPECIALTY.      .   r-3
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The
Waldorf
FERNIE, B. C.     OLD TOWN
RPLEND]D ACCOMMODATTONR-
Sample Rooms for Commercial Men
No Traveller-Skould Pass the Door.
The trail runs within ten feet of the house. Good
Barn and plenty of. hay and grain. If you patronize the
Waldorf you will never regret it. i
Next door lathe Prospector.        \H.     A.     KANOUSE,      -
Proprietor. ������^���-������''���-���u--i*j-'*j**'^^ t-*-���-*.,.--:   .i^-T-vi.'Vii'-wui -J ^.Wrv-.jL^n- <-*-~-h*: nt^-^^w >f*b^^d^-^>^r^t,rXi**r*T%4 <������ tkn-x**-���'"  I  If-  ������y  i  Ifi'  THE PROSPECTOR,  PORT STEELE,  B.  C, MAY 18,  1901.  North Star Lodge  @%e tyvo&pzctox.  NO, 30.  A. F. AND A. M.       G. R. B. C.  FOKT STKKLK, B. C.   Ko"Ular meetings���Ist Tuesday in each  mouth at eluht o'clock. Visiting Brethern are  cordially invited.  A. C. Nelson, Secretary.  SATURDAY, MAY 18. lfX)].  Rock)* ��� Mountain Chapter  NO. 1*25. R. A. M.  FORT STEELE, it. C.  Regular meeting's���2nd Tuesday in  each month at eight o'clock.  Visiting-   Brethern   :ire   cordially  invited.'  R. L. T. (iALBRaith Scribe K.  ���TinnnnTTTTTfnTTTTTnrnmifTnmTnTTTTn*  |  LOCAL NEWS. I  ���:-immn'it*iiii'i'*l'a'i''iU'l'iii<t'UH'H^  J. A. Harvey was attending  court at Golden during the early  pari of this week.  *4***U-*a QRA*>I  ORIAM   Qt* TARTAN   P9WD1R  ' The Provincial Legislature  having seen their way clear lo  assist in building the' Kootenay  Central Railway; we trust that  the promoters will see their way  clear to commence operations at  an early day.  Professional.  Qto. S.' MeCarter. J. A. Harvey  HARVEY & McCARTER  BamsUrs,  Solicitors.  Notaries  Pjibhc,  Com-ojanKrs etc.  FOKT STEELE,  B. (J.  KEVELSTOKE STATION'and GOLDEN*  COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY     MADE.  Field sports at Cranbrook on  the :27th and 2bth of May.  Otto'"Taehhauser returned to  Fort Steele oh Sunday last.  Mr. and Mrs: K. J. Higbye of  Wolf Creek visited Fort Steele  on Mondav.  I ^ CREAM  BAKING  POWDER  Highest Honors, World's Fair  Gold  Medal, Midwinter Fair'  1 Avoid  Baklu]** Powders   coutaluluj;  xlum.   They ��ro injurious to litiultU  St. John's Church of England.  Services will be held in the  Church of St. John the Divine  every Sunday evening at 7:30.  Strangers are welcome.  PRESHYTEUIAN  CHURCH.  Christian service will be eon-  ducted in tlie Presbyterian  Church by the Pastor Rev. , D.  McK. Reid, B. A. every Sabbath  evening at 7:'J0. Sunday School  at 2 p.m.  All are welcome to our services.  Beautiful weather,  Fort Steele for ever.  The business iiiou of Fort  Steele who have promoted the  Kootenay Central Railway have  done much towards advertising  the mining resources of South  East Kootenay.  CEYLON  AND  INDIA  TEA.  GREEN   OR   BLACK.  Trade is confederating the Empire.  Britain is Canada's best customer,  Britain cannot buy if she does not sell.  Use   TEA   Grown in a British   Colony by British capital.  ''Salada  ,, How about the rod "and gii'n  sports this summer'*- When are  they to take place.  W. R, ROSS  ��� Barrister      -      -       Solicitor  {���  HOTARY   PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER.   .   .  ,-}  .    ,,            o Fort -Steele,   B.   C  1 '  I  X.    BDB  1  LANDS and MINES  NOTARY  PUBLIC  \  ���COLLECTION'S given PROMPT ATTENTION  1-  1  Fort Steele,'                   B. C.  Ranchers should be securing  their seeds. The Fort Steele  Flour & Feed Store have a limited quantity'left after delivery of  orders, of seed oats- wheat and  peas, timothy, red clover and  red top. .- , ,.- *  No quarantine intFort Steele.  No cases of small-pox,' nor has  there been any casos in Fort  Steele. '   '  , It you want all of the mining  news ..of South East Kootenay,  you must .subscribe for, and read  The Prospector. .    ,  "Tlje , license commissioners  will meet at Cranbrook on' May  i-nthl -      -���  Fort Steele is right in the railway swim at present.  Dou Mackay returned to Fort  Steele on Saturday. Mr.' Mackay �� has been spending the  winter months at Butte.  Fort Steele Drvecoi'mknt Syndicate Ltd  13* Leadenhall Street, London, England:  N, A. WALLINGER,     , FORT STEELE.  o * I  POST OFFICE BOX 8.  Miss F.raucis Taenhauser has  beeu appointed a clerk in the  government- office at Steele.  J. F. Armstrong,1' government  agent, on Thursday went to  Cranbrook on official business.  "J. W. Kiug, A. McKenzie. E.  Small and Mr. Moffit of Cranbrook* visited Steele on Tuesday.  Constable Drummond of Moyio  was in town'on.Tuesday.  Fort Steele  Diamond Jubilee  M?SS RUTH FOUSOM, HOSplttil  MATHOS.  lirudu-uoof St. I-aikt)", Ho-ii'ltul.  Vuiicuuvrr, 11. C.  This lciHtitutioii has been recently  enlarged by tt new wliitf which is now  upon for reception of patients. For  lot-iiih apply to 9 '  Miss Folsom,    or   J. F. y.MiTH, Sec.  ', Matron. Fort Steele, B.C.  ^^ Ceylon   Tens  are sold in .sealed  lead packets only never in bulk  Black,    Mixed    or    Uiieolored  Ceylon Green. Sample on application.  Address 'Salai>a\,Toronto  *-********-**i^-*i***-**^  I * .._.__ . '*  I   The  *  Wm. French came down  from  AVolf creek on Wednesday.  NOTICE.  ' Notice Is hereby bIvlmi tliut 30 day. after  ilute 1 imeuci  to apply'tu the CUIrruouiuiU-  sloner or Limits anil Works  tor purm.li--.lon  to  purchase the following desurlbrd hinds in Must  Kooieniiy, Southern Division.   Couimeiiulny ut  upost planted at the -.outh wesl corner of II. P.,  MIIK pre-emption, No.  710.   theuce  north   80  chains; thence west 20 chains-; ihence 'south 1)0  chains;'ihence east 20 chulns to place of com  iiieiH-ement, containing 160 ueres more or less.  Dated this lOtfi day of May, 1901 -    "^  SO- .   * ' XV. M. STKWART.  * - - "* "* - ���" "*'" * ������ "* *JOTiii*-��-j��3i-j'ii*f!��ii* v mmmm'friif. T��-*-f.vSi��*!��  Ganadian Bank of commerce  HEAD OFFICE���TORONTO.      ,  Paid up Capital *8,0(KI,0()U: Jtosui've Fund ^.OOO.Ollii:  A-riri'Cuatu IteHiiurco.s Over $li."il(i(H)')()ll0.  * c ' '  o    '   " 'll  London Office; (10 I.oiiihiud St reel,  I!. C. ' ,  Now Vork Office; 1 It Kxtiliaiif-c I'lncc.   -  ir  ii':  * ,  *  W  ��:  * r And 08 bmnehe* in CiinuiJii, the Unitftd S'tiii-.'> and V,rUU\ Coluiuliiii. *  * *  nit                                       '      "           '      .          '                ' *-*'*  |   Cranbrook Branch,              HUBERT HAINES, Manager. |  W***********************!-*  >  Work on 'the, Crawford Bav  aud Fort Steele Railway will be  started in a short time.  Douglas  Corsan  * \gm~md.) '   ' ,  - .     OFFICE-Riverside'Avenue.  Next Door to MeasdeW'a Drue/ Store.  We have never doubled but  that Fort Steele would have railway connections.  C. M. Keep, J. T. Laidlaw and  George Watson went to'Bull  river on Thursday.  Cranbrook will celebrate on  May *27lh and 28th.  J. McMillan is at thQ, hospital  and quite sick.  THOMAS,. McVITTIE  R.L,.S.  &  C.B.  ���      \ Fort Steele B.C.  SMSSICK   &   DEMPSEY.  CONTRACTORS  AND  J3UILDERS.  Fort- Steele  B.C  'Fort* Steele Flour and Feed  Store can supply bran, shorts,  oats and all kinds of Hour and  meal, hay baled or loose.   "    *  ��� The Fort Steele Prospector  stands up for its locality with an  enthusiasm that is most admirable.���Phoenix Pioneer.    ,  The mining recorder at Fort  Steele gets a raise of $10 a  month..  General Debility and a -'run down'' | 'ess  state calls for a ��enei"il tonic: to the  system. Such is the D. & L. Emulsion.  Builds you up.'increases'1 voiu* weight,  gives healtk. Made by Davis .& Lawrence Co., Ltd.   ������        '  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that 30 days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands-met Works-for permission to  purchase the following described lands in Kast  Kootenay, Southern Division. Commencing ut  a post planted at the south west corner of Wm.  Stewart's application to purchase, thence north  80 chains: thence west 20 chains; thence south  SO .chains: tlience east *J0 chains to place of  commencement, containing ISO acres mote or  The Cranbrook Turf & Athletic  Association will hold its,first .  Annual Spring Meet  May 27 and 28     .  $1000  IN PRIZES AND PURSES  $1000  '  The 24th of May is a  national  holiday.*  Well printed stationery advertises your business. Get it.done  ,at( The Prospector office.'  Dated this leth day of May, l��0l.      '  ���M- ' JOHN L. GATES  FARM  FOR  SALE  The 24th of May will  be  celebrated at Kaslo. '   ,  Shaving $? Hair, Dressing Parlor  Next to Oriental Hotel  PORT   STEELE, B. C.  All kinds of hair work   .  a specialty.  A party of Fort Steele people  went to Sawmill creek fishing on  Sunday.1 They report a pleasant  time.  R. L. T. "Galbrailh has gone  to West, Kootenay. on business  connected l with the Indian  Agency. '  These pleasant days have sent  a number of prospectors into the  foot hills.  These are days of wild aud exciting scenes on Wall street:  A.J  GREZ,  Proprietor  Lw. COH1N  TAILOR  AND IMPORTER OF  ,  FINE WOOLLENS  Rocky Mountain Avenue  Fort Steele, B. G.  Immense Increase in the sale of the  D. '& L. Menthol Plaster evidences the  fact that it is useful for all rheumatic  pains, lumbago and lame back, pain in  the sides, etc. Davis & Lawrence Co..  Ltd.. manufacturers.  Dad Sprague and Tom Ray  came down from Tracy, creek on  Tuesday. ' ^  Rossland and Kaslo will send  delegations to Spokane,"who will  join with the citizens of 'that  city in-honoring and welcoming  President McKinley.  Dr. Watt is expected home in  about two weeks.  . Consisting of 28S acres of bottom land  nine*miles north west of Fort Steele on  the- Kootenay River.' Title perfect.  Fenced, dwelling- house, stable, cattle  sheds, root house, etc. For j>artieulars  app.y to'F. A. BALE, P. O. Box No.  810, Fort Steele. B. C.  <r   - ' -*>.  FIRST DAY���Foot Ball, Base Ball, Gun Club Shoot, Foot,  Races, Etc.  SECOND DAY���Great Program of: Horse Racing.  Reduced   Rates   on   the   Railroad  D. V. .Mott of Fernie and A.  Horton, Winnipeg, were registered at the Imperial on Monday.  The Provincial Legislature  was prorogued at 9 o'clock*p.m.,  Saturday evening last.  Now is the time to pay your  subscription, and- The Prospector man will be pleased' to  give you a receipt for the same.  John Arthur, an old time prospector of this district, returned  from Spokane on Thursday.  A nice rain has been falling  for the past 24 hours, freshening  vegetation and making the crop  prospects brighter, tli an ever. _  T. 6. ��� flrmstrona  Fort Steele, B. C.  MANUFACTURER   OF  Tinware, Galvanized Iron, Sheet  Iron,   Stove  Pipes  and  ��� ���'   '���      .    Copper ware  BUILDINGS HEATED and VENTILATED  '���-'���    i-   ' - '  Plumbing,  Pipe  fitting  and  all  kinds of sanitary work  .-:   ��� ���.*:���.".." ������: ���'- ���   .-  Air Tiaht���Hot Blast Stoves  Hydraulic   and   Air   Pipes   for  Mines  ��� SPECIAL,  ATTENTION  PAID   TO'  JOE WORK.  Wild strawberries are now iii  bloom, and it looks as though  there will be a large crop of  them.  J. T. Laidlaw and C. M. Keep,  for the single men. won tlie  tennis match played ou Saturday  defeating the married men.  Jud Langley went to Rossland  on Saturday last, on business  connected with the taking of the  census.  WW NTKD-TUUSTtt-OJ IT!J V M EN  AND WOMEN to travel and sidvei-tibc  for old e.itiihli.ihed house of .solid financial utandiny. Salary $780 a year and  expenses, all payable in"cash.' No can-  vns.sinj,' required. Oive. references and  enclose -self addreHHcd stamped envelope. Address Malinger. .'���fifrOaxtoii  P.ldtf.. Ohieayo.  H. W. Cooper of Vancouver  was in town on Friday.  G. M. Koehler, Moyie, was at  the Imperial on'Friday.  Mrs Dilse has taken over the  management of the Windsor  hotel dining room.  CHAS.   P.   CAMPBELL  Undertaker    ��  , ' and  Embalmer  t  Graduate ������ of Champion  College of the United  States. ���  Upholstering and General  TTurniture Repairing.  All Work Guaranteed.  Telegraph or  Mail Orders  Promptly Attended to.  P. O. Box 127.  B. C.  Cranbrook,  . - ������ |. t      <*i   ���    * -  Take a day or two off and go to  '"}    Cranbrook for a good tirne. ,;',  A. Leitch,�� Pres;     Jas. Gill, Sec.  HENRY KERSHAW.  General     Merchant  Fort Steele/ B. O.  For Patent  Medicines.   ��� ,  For Fresh Fruit.  For Fishing Tackle. '  For Newlv Laid "Eeofs.  For Stationery .in Great Variety.  Try KERSHAW'S.  ii5*2i-u*Ot!i-iHffii!n!nra  Career   and   Character '  of Abraham LincolD.  An address by  Joseph  Ghoate,   Ambassador to Great Britain, on the career  and character of Abruham  Lincoln���   _  Dr. J. G. Clerc, Vancouver,   is  1|IS ��~*arly life���hi-, early atnifj-rlcs with  2^  al the Imperial. |the world���his character as developed I J"*;  in the later years of his life and his ad-   ""*  i     Fort Steele Cigar Store    |  ^t��� -**-��**���  S=" . Fort   Steele,   B.   C. 3  H. 'Kershaw is at Fernie.  Water in the.:Kootenay river is  raising about six inches daily.  High-water is expected;  Robert Lillie is now local  manager of Die Kootenay Perry  Creek gold mines.  A base ball learn has been   organized al, Fori, Steele.  Rocky Mountain Chapter R.A.  M. hold their regular monthly  meet ing on Tuesday evening.  London, May I:">.--Sir Thomas  Bipton says that lie is confident  that Ihe Sniamrock 11 is the  better boat, and Unit something  has gone wrong, lie is anxious  to see her in the dry dock.  Yacht Contest.  Weymouth, May 15!. ���Tn  weather conditions all favorable  for a, fair trial: the Shamrock I,  today beat Sir Thomas Liplon's  new. boat by five minutes and  five seconds over a triangular  course of about 20 miles.  ministration, which plaited his name so  hi��*h in the world's roll of honor and  fame, lias been published by the Ohi-  ca{"0. Milwaukee & St. Paul Kail way  and may be had by sending- six (0) cents  in postage to V. A. Miller, General Pas-  *-enj>'ei" Aj^ent, Chicago. 111.  CALGARY FLOUR  MAKES SWEETEST BREAD.  GflNN k GO.  General     Merchants  fokt sticict,"!*, b. o.  Confection ehv  Stationery  Cjgaus.  Post Office   Store.  WHOLESALE & RETAIL DISALRRH 3  .In Cigars, Cigarettes, Pipes and Tobacco. -^  Finest Variety of Pipes and Smokers Outlil' ~3  In the District, Including,Meerschaum, 13. li. 13. ^3  Alpha, and Other Brands. ~s  Imported and Domestic Cigars al Lowest Prices. 3  Billiard and Poo) Parlor and Reading Er5  Room in-Connection. -   ^3  C. P. R. Ticket, and Telegraph Office; and Canada ~��  Western Telephone Oftice in Store.    , *2  1      Mansfield & Cotterell, I  jrr   '                                     Proprietors. :***3  ^uiuuimiiiUiuuuiiiiiuaiiiiwiiiiiiiiiuiiiimiiiiiiitiiuiiiiK  Monte carlo Restaurant.  THE MOST  UP-TO-DATE  PLACE IN FORT STEELE.  Iwerytliintf Cook��l  "as  y<h;   i.ikk   it."  WM. ROBINSON,   Proprietor  "v��

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