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The Prospector May 25, 1901

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 Library of Leg A69  58  #����-��? <*'H0'��*#'��'*)HS**������#.&&*&  55-  �����    (Jet Your Moni'vV Wnrlli.   $  ? ���        '       ���     ' *  ^    My BiitKcriljiii-r For ' |*  ��� -f   The Pnosi'KCTOH.. *  ��*���{';����� S**��-��-fc#��-\'- ����*KS^��3f ******  ���% *  * *  * *  * *  * Ad vci'ti-infr That Pays.     *  * IA Ad vertii-iny Im  * THIC l-'KOSPKCTOJ*  ***** ##*��-** **j-***#-e-����-*fc**^  * ' *  * *  Voi. 7.  FORT STEELE, 13. C, SATURDAY, MAY 25, 1901.  No 21.  t-f(��*fftf*ffr-f*f-tf*f*cffr*tt*��rr  ,' i  LL  till/  ******  MINERAL FLOAT    *  ,_ *j)  ******************?*"  The price of bar silver is  slightly below 00 cents.  New locations are being made  and recorded daily at .Ihe government ollice.  A smeller will be built, this  year in the Fort Steele mining  district.     . *  .If is not at'all surprising  that  ,     the  mining  section   of tho Fort  Sloole  district  is attracting the  attention rof conservative  English capitalists.  The North Slai-^-niine commenced shipping on Thursday, of  last week.     .  ,    ���  On Wild Horse creek there are  several hydraulic plants in operation, and if is expected that a  large amount of gold will be  faken'out this*year.  The annual production of lead  in Canada is, about 30,000 tons.  ' "Hereafter all notices that ro-  . quire publication under the Land  and Mineral Acts must appear  in a newspaper published' in the  ' district or division wherein such  land or mineral claims are situate.     .      -.  "  Tho  starting  up of . the ,St.  Eugene  mine and concentrator  . will'make Moyie a busy town.  If is the live progressive  mining camp thai eventually  devel-  'opos into a large business center  Almost,'jail' tlie .valuable minerals are found in the Port Steele  mining district.- ���    s - .  <��� ��� i  ,      .-' < ���-.,"'  The    Dominion 'Government  ,   has decided, to��� give a, bonus of  $5  per  ton on Canadian  refined  * lead to an amount not exceeding  $100,000 a year.  ".'    * ' .  '     ���  The placer ,. mines on . Wild  Horse, creek are ..coming to tho  front,    i ���, ,  , If has   been., proved   beyond  .  reasonable doubt that the  many'  '   mining    properties    along   the  proposed route of the Kootenay  Central Railway ate permanent  1 and rich. -  Tt is the general improsssion  among mining men,,that there is  a large tonnage, from the Kootenay valley mines awaiting cheap  transportation, which will bo  afforded by tho construction of  the Kootenay Central Railway.  There   is   every   promise    of  much  development-work being  .done  this  year  at the mines on  Wild Horse creek/ -  The Fort*Steele", mining district .of South East Kootenay is  coming fo the front, with its undeveloped resources, ��� and ' the  new activity .caused by the near  approach of Ihe north and souih  railway-aIVord a. promise that a  now and lasting era of development has begun.  Arrangements are being made  to develop the Mollie Bawn'  claim on Bull river.  of Elko, is the falls of Elk river,  said to be the tinesf water power  jn Soutli Easlc Kootenay., The  falls are some sixty feet in  height, the water then passes  through the grand canyon,'which  can also be utilized. Tho scenery  at tliis point is wild and beautiful.  ''  $50,000   BOND.        ���  Anothor Wild Horso Group of Claims  Secured By Easteni''Oii)i<uliiiris.  On the east side of Wild Horse  Creek overlooking tho old placer  diggings, are situated the Tit  for Tat group of claims, which  wore bonded on Wednesday, by  Dave Griffith to ' an eastern  Canadian syndicate. ��� Tlie consideration is !?,")0,000.       a   "  The  Tit  for  Tat group ��� consists of three full claims,"flic Tit  for Tat, Lentz and Ceil.,. During  the   past   four   years    a' large  amount   of   development   work  has  been   done on the property,  there  are  four or five tunnels,  shafts'aud open cuts.     The vein  on" the, surface, is 'exposed . for  four > or   five'Iiu nd red   feet'  by  means  of  open cuts. ���   The  vein  has a varying width of from  six  to ton feet in width, ihe ore is a  freo'imlliug gold ,quartz,   carry-*  ing  high   values in "gold.    Tho  Tit  for Tat is a most desirable  property  and   the  parties   who  have  secured   if are   to be congratulated.     The  deal   was put  through by IT. Kershaw  of Fort  Steele.    '  t ���        ��� '  ���������mmTmmrTmnmmnmmTTTTm-;T?TW��  t In Tunnel and Stope |  ���'���"UiiAliUiUUUUUiiiiliiiHliliUUiiUUUMv  cu'iii-i-'i'j'ir cuoui*.   ���  Dave Newell lias returned from  Bull river where he has been en-  ."-'  gaged   in   doing  the  annual assessment  work*  on   the   firiflith  group.  iJARI'ENICI.Ll'c.S.'     '  Development    work    on  property   will   ho   pushed  summer.    The ore is a i'ree  ling gold quartz.  NORTH STAR AND SUM-I VAN:  / ���   o  There   is   a   rumor   that.  this  this  mil-  the  WILD HORSE CREEK PLACERS.  Spring1 Meeting at Cranbrook.  The   spring   meeting   of   the  Cranbrook   Turf   and    Athletic  association  promises  to  be the  greatest carnival of sports ever  held in   South   East Kootenay.  No expense  or labor  has been  spared  by  the   management    lo  give the  people    two   days   of  magnificent sport, consisting of  athletics the first day and horse-  racing  the  second.     A  rate of  one and one fourth fare has been  granted  by  the.C. P; R. for thb  occasion, and a special train will  be run  from Fernie and   Moyie  each day.    It will be the  oppor  tunify of the season for a grand,  good  time,   and  those  who can  should take advantage of it.        :  The Historic Old Creek-Is the Scene  0 of Much Activity.  Whore fame has dwell '.for  many years, and fortune wait  for those -.who seek;   whore .for  "i -.*��� "���   <  nearly forty years-a; day-;has- not  passed that the' miner's nick  failed to",find'a.resting, place in  the gold embedded gravel. Such  is the historic Wild Horse creek.  And the year 1901 proves no exception; foi' there are from 75 to  tpO men engaged in placer mining today. ' , - ,  C. H. Pollen has a force of  men at work on leased ground  near tho mouth, of Boulder creek  and there is every reason to expect that, the"property will pay  a handsome dividend to tho company.   ,  The Chinese company who  have leased tho upper portion  of the Tnvicta ground arc doing  good work, and have a large  force working full time."  On the other side of the creek  on the Nip & Tuck ground largo  quantities of gravel are being  moved, and there is every indication of a good clean up  Several Chinese companies  arc at, work in the bed of Wild  Horse crock, making good pay.  MOYIE NEWS.  I.'iom Our Own CoiTospondem.  fir. ei;<;ene. '  Work has been resumed on thc  St. Eugene mine, also at Ihe  < oncontrator. From present indications there will be no further  shut down this year. One  hundred and  !'r'<*   -noi*   ni"*>  - in  Elk River Water Power.  On Elk .river, near the  town  ployed, ai.'i i i.s ..n i ihat l he  force will be still further increased .  AU-RORA.  O. J. Johnson and his partners  are still hammering away in the  cross drift of tho A urora Tho ore  is similar to Ihat found in Ihe  St.' Eugene. '��� The prospectsa.ro  very favorable toward making a,'  great mine. '���'..-f'  A considerable number of men  are at work developing properties atthe foot of the lake.  Charlie Diamond has a galena  property near Kitchener thai.; is  looking well: , '  Moyie is celebrating Queen's  birthday. .'A large number of  visitors from all over the district are participating in the  Sports.  ..    ��� A   KaNN.'-,  i rumor  North Star aud Sullivan/mines  will be amalgamated, arid a smelter built on Mark* Creek 'for the  treat incut oH "ores from the two  big silver-lead properties.  NEOSHA.'  This property js- situated near  the head of Wallinger Creek.  Development consists-of a tunnel  now in 90 feet. ���Tho vein has a  width oft forty feet, the ore is  galena carrying gold. <  TWIUCiHT  GROUP.  George , Watson is making  preparations.for the active development of the,Twilight group  of claims* on Bull river, this  group consists of three claims,  Twilight,' Molly Bawri and Cuckoo. Previous,development consists of three tunnels, 25, -10 and  30 feet respectively. The lodge  carries gold, and cop per.  niLi/ro'p. - ,.   -      o  0  . ''Messrs. Dunbar and Douglas  ���ire at work developing the Hilltop' clai nf on Sand creek. They  are down about fifteen feet;,. the  ore.is a galena and copper.  Db DO'GROUP.' . ' ,. , !;, ,.  Consisting of' five claims are  situated about'two miles up the  east fork of Wild Horse creek,  near the, summit of the mountain  which has an elevation of 3,000  feet 'above the* creek. These  claims are ���o\yued by Messrs.  Collctl and Starbird of Fort  Steele who have done a large  amount of development work in  the past. The ore is a mixture  of quartz and iron.    The owners  ���** i  will shortly commence work on  these claims.  PERRY  CREEK.  A-number ot minors*- loft Fort  Steele on Sunday last, to work  in the gold quartz mines on  Perry creek.  ACTIVITY   IX   MTN1NC"!.-  Thore is an increased activity  in' mining circles at present,  several largo deals-in mining  properties have boon made during the past month. The owners  of a number of promising claims  are preparing fo develop their  properties us rapidly as possible.  The general feeling is that we  are on the verge of unusual activity in the mining industry of  Fort Steele. Considering the  amount of development work  done in this district, it is safe to  say that no section of British  Columbia gives such promises of  high gr.icie ore as the Port  Steele district.  FORWAUI)   MARCH.  The advance guard of prospectors,   investors    and   promoters  are already coming info the  tlis  trict, and there i.s some who have  their agents already looking over  thc .'.'situation.     The far seeing  prospector is still doing business  at; the  old  'stand   in    the . fort  Steele district.  G-UA.cn Dore.      ,  .This  is 'another  Wild    Horse  creek   property   that  is rapidly  being developed.     Bob  Dore is  still   hammering   away   in  ledges, the lirst ip a ��old quartz,  some eight feel, in width, the  second carries galena, and the  third ledge carries 14%,nickel.  Rates Reduced.  Reduced rates East, on 31 May  and 8 .lime. Agents Canadian  Pacific Railway at Kootenay  common points'will issue round  trip tickets to St. Paul for $50.00  good for sixty days with corresponding reductions to all Eastern  points,from all stations. Fou  Pax -American Exhibition  tickets will be sold June 4, IB,  July 2, 10 and , August 0, 20 to  Buffalo at $70.00/ Full particulars apply local agents.  PHILLIPPS   NOTES.  Railway   Matter8.--Agents^ Visit.���  Items of Interest.  From^Our Own Correspondent.  The Hills are green, the creeks  are,, full, the fields are > lovely  with the growing grain, and all  in ail nature is in a very pleasant  mood at present.  The Great Northern Railway  engineers-have now surveyed as  far;, north as the mouth of the  Elk river for the proposed  Jennings-Elko branch. Mr.  Watkii'is, the'chief of the party,  was at first impressed with the  desirability of the Kootenay  River route from the boundary  line north,"but it is now reported that-the party surveying have  ,been practically blocked by a  bluff on the' river banks, over  which it is too high to go, and  below which high water mark is  struck. ' So that the survey is  likely to swing.from the Kootenay. and cross the Elk river-  somewhere .near, the*' wagon  bridge;      -,    ���  An arrival from Kalispell reports that fifteen miles of the  road starting from Jennings has  been contracted for, and that  work on the.right of way will be  commenced next week.  A party of two ladies.and two  gentlemen visited the camp last  Sunday, partook of the good  things of the larder and returned  quite satisfied with the courtesy  of the Americans. '  Mr. Galbraitk, Indian Agent,  arrived here last week on one of  his periodical visits to the Indian  reserve. His cheeriness is remarkable and conlageous, and if  he could only have looked be-,  hind as he left us he'd have seen  some smiling faces iu his wake.  Mr A. G. Lindsay visited the  village a few days ago. ' He reports'business good at Kalispell  and Tobacco.  Mr. McCann of Kaslo, has  been visiting his sister, our  teacher, and was visibly delighted with the open country and  green,hills in this vicinity. Tho  contrast between Tobacco Plains  and Kaslo must be great. He  reports the outlook for mining  on Phillipps creek as very  promising.  There is not much enthusiasm  at present in either mining or  prospecting, but with the advent of the railway better times  are looked for.   *  Late Telegraphic News  Special to Til K l,IK-.M��K-.'T<>-<.  VAXCOUVER   MEET.  Vancouver. B. C, May 24.���  ThO Vancouver Jockey club's  May meet began' to-day. Up  country horsemen have sent an  unusually fine lot of home bred  horses. I. R. Hull, of Kamloops  who has some of thc best horses  in British Columbia on his ranch  in the interior, has some excellent runners" at the meet.'  shamrock's uac'e.  , 'Glasgow, May 25.��� The "two  Shamrocks will have another  The wind ��� has  birthday is being celebrated here  today. The presence of a large  number of visitors from Rossland, Nelson and other points in  the Kobtenays assisi in milking the day memorial. The city  is handsomely decorated.' '  trial^race today  so far not proved "favorable for a  start,.  MORCAX  IS" BACK:       ;  New York, May 24.��� J. Pier-  pont Morgan arrived here today  from'his Continental tour.-  BANCROFT 'AT   MEMPHIS.   ''  , , Memphis, Term., May 24.���  The gunboat Bancroft' arrived  here today from Key West to  participate in the festivities of  the Confederate Reunion.  CHAFFEE  SA11.S.  Taku, May,, 25. ��� General  Chaffee and the last" of the  American troops sailed from  here for San Francisco.today.  ,  WILT.  NOT .VISIT.  Washington, D. &., May 25.���  The "early departure of Lord  Pauhcofote; for Great1 Britain  fends to,negative thc report that  the Duke of York will, visit the  United States.        ���'���-  *  KING    EDWARD  HAS A NARROW ESCAPE,  , Kaslo-Lardeau Route.  , Commencing,at once the Canadian Pacific, railway steamer  Kokanee will leave Kaslo for  Lardeau every Tuesday and  Saturday at 8 p.m. ���   '  $25,000  BOND.  The   Bald   Mountain Goes   to   Vancouver Parties.  On the wesl side of Wild Horse  creek    is    situated 7 the    Bald  Mountain claim,..which has been  bonded to A. J. Alcock, of Vancouver,    the    consideration, is  $25,000....     7;    ,, 7.  - The Bald Mountain   is - owned  by ,DA Griffith,, who  has developed the property to.a considerable  extent,   the  ore  is a   free  the j milling gold quartz.  tunnel which is now in 407 feet.  An open cut 70 feet ��� in length  has   been    run     cutting''    three  H. Kershaw of Fort Steele  acted as agent for the'Vancouver parties in this deal.  Q,ueon Victoria's Birthday.  ' London, May 24.���The  birthday of the,much lamented Queen  Victoria     i.s     beiug     observed  throughout the  Kingdom  much  in  the same fashion   as. if was  customary during  the   Queon-'s  life.    In many places,   however,  the celebration   is  more  in the  nature of a memorial day.   Many  of the Union Jacks that are displayed from the windows of the  shops on Piccadilly are wrapped  _up in crepe  and  other sombre  materials.     Services'were  held  in all  churches throughout  the  Kingdom this morning and  the  good deeds of  the  late   Queen  were the universal theme of the  sermons.  Melbourne, Australia, May 24.  The birthday of Queen Victoria  is being celebrated throughout  the cities of the Australian Federation in the same way as during her life time. '"The Queen  was too great a monarch to forget her so soon" is tho sentiment  echoed by Australians everywhere today.  Montreal, May 24. ��� The  Queen's birthday is being observed here and in Ottawa today  much on the same lines as during the life time of the Queen.  Earl Minto, the Governor General and his stalT attended divine  service this morning in commemoration of thc day.  Calgary, N. W. T., May 24.���  The, birthday of Queen Victoria  is. made the more 'memorable  here.. today by the presence of  tlie mounted troops who left  their country, to assist'the'.Em-  pire in its;war against opposition in ' South Africa. ..' The  western members and officers of  the Canadian Mounted.Rifles and  Strathcona's Horse are being  entertained in lavish style at the  expense of the city.  Kaslo, May 24.���The Queen's  Shamrock II Dismasted in a Squall.  Southampton, May 22.���The  Shamrock II, with King Edward  and .party on board was dismasted today by a squall off Cowes,  Isle of Wight. The King, who  was on deck, had a miraculous  escape. Topmast, mainmast and  bowsprit were all carried away.  The entrance into the race of  the cutter  Sibarita,   placed the  captains of the  two  Shamrocks  under  the  necessity  of driving  their boats at full speed in order  lo  make a  creditable showing,  and   promised  King   Edward an  opportunity  of   witnessing' the  best race  of  the  series.    ���-The J  wind  Had" freshened,���raiid   was ��  blowing- al, twelve  knots,   with  the prospect of magnificent  racing.      While   the^ yachts   were  maneuvering    for'' the   start- a  squall carried away the bowsprit '  of   the    challenger,    the   extra  strain  thus' thrown  on the topmast, proved  too   much for the  spar and it whipped,   broke and  doubled off to  leeward carrying  the jackyard and the gear" over  lli'e  side iu a terrible tangle, as  the topmast*fell, the great   steel'  mast swayed for a   moment and  'then   'by   .great   good    fortune  plunged, over' the  side into the *'  water with the sound  of break- -  ing wire and tearing gear in the  air.-       . r 7" T ��� * 7  The   members    of   the   royal'  party were seated on deck,'close  tortile   companion   \yay.      The  King was showing keen pleasure  at   watching   the   fight    which  captain Sycamore  was 'making  for  the advantage at the start.    ,  The yacht was racing along at a  formidable angle  and   the  sloping  deck   with a mere fringe of  rail   seemed   rather   a   perilous'  place for the accommodation  of  the visitors.    As ��� the  wreckage  swept   tho    deck   it   was   most  astonishing   that   no   one vwas  hurt.     For a moment or two the  situation  appeared  to   be   very  grave-.      The   King  maintained  his   composure.      Most   of   the  head     men     went     overboard.  Within five seconds of the disaster the Shamrock I bore  around  to  render assistance, when  she-  in turn was caught by the squall "  and  her  topsail spar collapsed. ' i  making her helpless.    The press  tug following the racers  ranged  alongside cthe   helpless yachts.  and a torpedo boat which was iu  the  vicinity  and   the   Sybarita  sent boats   to   the   scene.      In  answer  to a  hail captain Sycamore     sent    . the      reassuring  message  that   all  on  board had  escaped without injury.  As   quickly   as   possible   the  King and the royal  party were  transferred    to   the   Erin,   and  later the King, accompanied  by  Sir  Thomas  Lipton,   lauded  at  Southampton  en   route  to.London.     The crews  of tho racers  set.  about   clearing    away    tlie  wreckage.     Owing   to   the   unwieldy   nature  of   the spars and .  gear,.: it,was found impossible  to  get   them  on  hoard,   and   they  were  cut away  and   allowed to  sink  after  the  buoys  had been  placed tp mark the  place.     The  yachts were then towed back*   to  await   a   decision    as   to   what  should be. done   towards  repair--  ing them.  Large parties of Boers have  crossed Orange river into Cape  Colony.   There is trouble ahead. in  THE PROSPECTOR,  FORT STEELE, B. C, MAY 25, 1901.  Iv*  h  I  KSTAHLISHIOB    IS9.V  ' A> B. 6rac6,  PUBLISHER    AND    EDITOR.  THE PROSPECTOR, is published  ��� ver> Saturday, and has a guaranteed  olrculation larger than any other paper  la Kast Kootenay. It is all home Printed  and contains double thc news of any  other paper in the district.  As,an  advertising  mcdii:-n  it  is un  excelled.  UeroteU to the upbuilding or Fort Steele, the  development of the vast mineral resources of  Ibe East Kootenay mining district.  Subscriptions 12.00 per year  Advertising rates made known on application.  Contributions are .solicited from all parts of the  tletrlct, but all matter intended for publication  must have the writer's signature.  TUIC PAPPR Is kept on Uleat theudvei'-  inlg Iftrtn tislni*: agency of Aluxaudt-r  ACr... Suite 1'.. First National Hunk lluilding,  Spokane, Wa<.h., nlieie contracts can be made  tarlt.  'This Da nop is kept on tile at !���'.. C.  InlS   raper   DAKK'S   Advertising  "Aceney, <M and ft5 Merchanis K.tcluuige, San  Fr��ncfsco, California, where contiacts for advertising can be made for it.  Tkic Pinup ls kept on tile at the A. Mo  IIIIS raper Kim i Co. Newspaper AU-  Tetlsiurf Agency, Montreal, where contract:,  for advertising, ean be made for It.  This  .>��tore. Spokane, Wash  13<i  ->����������' Is oil  sale at    J.    W.  . tt   'CI    Graham .<:   Co'-,   hook  ��he $j��00pect0t  SATURDAY', MAY 25,,. 1901.  liNo Enemies  to Pimish-  Special Friends to Serve. "  -Xo  I  T will  be  satisfactory  to our  readers to learn with definite-  ness  a  thing  that   has   always  been' believed,   and   would   be  A demonstrated   in   proper   time,  namely; that Port Steele  would  , have^a railway right into  town.  , There was during the, past year  a good deal  of concern felt by  some of 'our citizens   regarding  this matter, perhaps, as to what  railway company would seek  an  entrance into this  town,   bul it  was all along apparent to  those  who reflected a little on1 the subject  that it was necessary that  those most benefitted, the people  of .Fort Steele, should take  hold  of the matter in a  business   like  "��� manner,  and see that the'road  ��� would be constructed at an early  .day.*      By   tlie   securing   of   a  ���charter for-the Kootenay Central  'Railway, from the, Dominion  as  ' well as the Provincial   Legislatures, and from the Provincial a  "substantial bonus of''$4,000  per  ��� mile, much has been accomplished, and we may expect inside of  thirty days the preliminary steps  in relation  to railway construction". .   .   '  ��    *    *  So far in tlie history of this  district Fort Steele has been the  attraction, the 'mining center,  and government headquarters  for the whole of South East  Kootenay.  IijiY; never had such a good -opportunity of doing* so much good  for the mining interests of South  Eust Kootenay. The granting  of a charter, together with a  subsidy of .���?-!,000 per mile to the  Kootenay Central Railway Company may be ' accepted as the  best evidence that the interests  of the people in South East  Kootenay have been well looked  after by the majority of the  legislators.  -X-        * *  The Kootenay Central Rail-  way will build its line right into  the town of Fort Steele.  It is expected that surveying  will commence in .Tune.  The line will leave the Crow's  Nest branch, at a point between  Elko and the Crow's1 Nest Landing, thence in the most direct  line to Fort Steele. This por-'  lion of the line will be constructed this year.  It is the intention of the com-1  pany to build to Windermere as  soon as possible. J  There was never any doubt  felt  here  but  that  Fort Steele  f  would have railwav connections.  The matter is now settled, and  the people of Steele, and the'  mining men of the district surrounding can lay their plans  accordingly.  fcftftft^fcm.  ft  W'&.-lfi.zfi  ���**\_,'">V���?V\\?��V "������  '��"  ftft  iJiStc  ���I'  ft  Headauarters   for   Mining   and   Commercial   Men  ft  The  Hotel  All    Modern     Conveniences  FOKT    STEELE,   B.   C.  Large    Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  Investigate Before Buying1.  The great activity that is sure  to come in the Fort Steele district this year, no ��� doubt, will  throw upon the ' market some  mining property of no value. , It  behoves the purchaser to keep  his weather eye open at all times  Investigate before buying and  you will have, no kick' coming  later on. } '  <6         . .  There are but two lead smelters  in this province, and. none elsewhere in Canada.  v.-  *&  DURICK  CARLIN  ��fc  MERCHANTS    GENERAL  .It is evident ��� that a large  amount of railway building will  be commenced m the Kootenay  valley at an early day. Surveys  have already been made from  ��� the International bounda'ry to  Crow's ��� Nest Landing by ' the  Crow's Nest Southern Railway  Company., A preliminary survey has been made'of the proposed route of the Kootenay  Central Railway as far north as  Canal Flat. ���  '     *        -X-        *  'Recent reports received tat  Fort Steele, relative to the build  ing of the Crawford Bay railway  are to the effect, that thirty  ' mile�� of actual construction will  he completed this year.  *    ���.�����    *  The objective points of ihe  Kootenay Central and Crawford  Bay Railways is Fort Steele, the  reason of this is the predominating advantage of location over  all other points, and ��� the conditions as they have been developing from day to day for months  past show that these facts are to  be realized, and that the progress of Steele during the present year will; be ^greater than  ever. Thus, then, the people of  Fort Steele and others, all over  the district, may. go forward into  the year 1901. with full confidence  in the advancement of trade, and  the fullest development of the  'mineral, resources, ��� which ' have  become so well marked in the  Fort Steele district. ^  *  ' * ' *  Tlie    Provincial    Government  NOTICE.  Notice i-; hereby giver, that :m days after  date l iiuenci -I0iappl.*5 to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Work", tor pcrmisMon to  purchase the following desuribt-h liuuK'in Kast  Ifootunsiy. Southern Division. Commencing at  a post planted at the south west corner of 1IPP.  Mills'pre-emption. NTo. 710. theneo'north SO  cliains: thence west 20 chains: thence south CO  chains;, tlience east io chains to place of commencement, containing IHO acres more or less.  Dated this IBth day of May. 1001* '  ;���()- XV. M. STl'WAl'T.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby jfiven thai HO days after  date 1 intend to apply, to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to  purchase the following described lamls in East  lCootenay. Southern Division. Commencing at  a post planted at the south west eornei* of Wm.  Stewarfs application to purchase, thence north  80 chains: thence west-20 chains: ihence soutli  SO chains: thence east ^0 chains to place of  commencement. coiitainiiig���lt>0 acres more or  less.  Dated this I'olli day of May. 1901.  ������0-      ' JOHN T.. GATES  Fort  Steele,  Eest  Kootenay.  Solfe Agents .for the  canton steel  COMPANY  A  This Steel is guaranteed to be equal to Jessop's' or Firths" in all  Hard Rock Work.   " 7 ���. ' '   ':  Sole. Agents  Solk   Agknts  CLEAN' SEED OATS  Vick's Improved American Banner  Extra heavy yielding  AT   SI.50   PER   100   POUNDS  i*. O. R. CARS COWLEY. ALBERTA  C. ELTON, Livingstone, P.O.  Grows Nest Goal  Giant Powder .company.  Mining Supplies a Specialty.  Agents for the 'MASSE Y   HARRIS   CO.,' Limited. '   ���     ���  Farming   Implements.  McBride Bro's.  ��� ��� (     < ( '  t < <  ��� ' *  j 0 ,     , ^  ;Shelf f Heavy Hardware  Stoves, Graniteware,  0     ��  Tinware  Powder, Fuse, Caps  Paints and Oils.:  Sheet metal work of all kinds  <-        ;_ ' .., ���  promptly executed.  Port  - WANT ED-TRUSTWORTHY MEN  AX I") WOMEN to travel and advertise  for old established hous-c of solid tiniin-  ciul standinir. Salary *780 a yeai" and  .-.vnenses. all pavahle in cash. Xo eiui-  vas-iii"- rec'iiirwl. ('ive references, and  enclose --elf addrc-^ed stamped envelope. Addre*-- Manaj.'-ei*. :V>."> ('axton  Hid''.. Chieairo.  .1.  TA EX HAL'S  Watciimakkk  AN*]'  .ri-*\vi-u:it.  Ei)<,Taviii<.r.  Rivcr-irtf Awmu  Fort, Su-ele.   IJ. V  FORT STEELE,  B., C.  MANUFACTURERS     and     BREWERS   'OF   EXTRA. - FINE  BEER  ^  **$��  PORTER  Port Steele  Meat Market  FRESH   and  SALT   MEATS  ON HAND.  "ALWAYS  R. W. ROGERS, Proprietor.  Fresh Halibut,   Salmon, Salmon Trout, Bologna  Sausage,  Butter and Eggs.    Fish'and'Game in Season.  Fort Steele  and  Kimberley.  JUST   RECEIVED  EMULSION  COVHIiVPTIIIM  Hurt  nil   M'N<;   HIHKIHEH,  ni*n'jri.V<: <>r moon,  < OtK'II, I.OHH  or ari'i.Ti'ii:.  DEBILITY, the- bcni-nii ��r IIiIk nrllrle  ixrti moat niu.uIf��:Kt.  By the aid of,Thr. D. & I.. Knmhlan, I hav��  COltcn rid of:, hacking courjh v/hlch li^d ire.;ibled  me for over a year, nnd bavn gained contider.  iibly In wcli-hl.'  T.U. WINCHAM, C.E., Montreal.  50c. and $1  per F'ottlo  IXVVIS & LAWRENCE,CO., Limited,  MOHTRKAL. .    .    '    ,'  sold' by the  barrel,  keg  or   bottled  Bottled beer for family use a specialty  OUTSTDE ORDERS GIVEN STRICT $ PROMPT ATTENTION  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED tbAS.'PK!?  Mutz & Scott, Prop's.  lltiiiiitDiil  A-wisixHi'sBeM a;a  ������&��%%��-&%������%����%-4*t��&%%%��%%%%��%����%%����ft����%u������wnA%%��%����ii������������%%��*;  WANTED:  :n'  AGI  the  sale  Stock,     Small  \shrubs, etc.  to  Tor Fort Steele  of  hard}'  ���f.  or  and  vicinity  ines  of Standard���Fniit  fruits.    Ornamental    trees,  Terms liberal.  Apply  j now  PELHAM NURSERY COMPANY,  Toronto. Ont.  lMA'MM--MMM��M^��kaM'k%-��UM*V  ,tlttMW*fcwi>��'WMMm��'i>wwMtwnnn*aiiw)a**  ���������    :    ��� ' '/i.   . " ' .       '.  Assorted Car of Best Brands of Flour  and   Meals,  etc.  Flour, Patent Hungarian and Strong Uaker.  k Rolled Oats, Cracked Wheat. Wheatlctfs,  Cornrneal, Buckwheat Flour, Split Peas,  Navy   Beans,   Lima Beans, Pot Barley, o(c.  Bran     Chops     Shorts     Oats     Hay.  i  Fleetwood Tea, a pure article imported direct from Ceylon  try it once and you will use no other.  Fresh  Breakfast Bacon,   Hams and   Dry Salt Side Bacon,  Butter  and Eggs.  POTATOES 7-and   CARROTS  FIREWOOD all lengths.to suit all stoves. -7  THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOUR aildI)EED STORE  E. C. MILLER, Proprietor POST OFFICE BOX 836.  I5��f~ 7 All goods guaranteed and prices also as being correct;'  Send in orders.  ������;?rga*-*^aa rqv?^"^g*f7lty"?^ mftftfti  ftft  ft  ft  ft  TILL l'iCO.-iPiiUfOK. FORT STEELE, li. 0.; 1901.  �����/��*V  I  H. REIWEMAN", Proprietor,  Fort Steele, B. C.  and Most Complete Hotel In South East Kootenay  ALL  BERN   CONVENIENCES  ���     . i ���     '�� '    '  Sample Rooms for Commercial Men.  Headquarters for Mining Men.  ��'��  K I M  The    Coming   Town   of  East  Kootenay.  Near le lamoiis North star  and SulHvari Mines  A Limited Mumb^r of".L-iois for Sale  at Prices Ranging from �� -, ';  -400  I (  1 *    J  NOW   IS   THE TIME TO BUY as prices will be advanced the first  of the year. ������  Apply to  Land Commissioner, O. P. R.  ' Winnipeg, Man., or to       ,  BEALE & ELWELL  Fort Steele and Kimberley,  KIMBERLEY.  * ' �� ,  &.      IS PUBHSHBD EVERY SATURDAY, AND HAS A *.,���  &'      GUARANTEED   CIRCULATION   LARGER ���THAN , *''*'  %��� ' 7\NY'OTHER PAPER' IN EAST KOOTENAY, IT IS ft  �����     ALL HOME PRINTED, AND CONTAINS DOUIH.I"* *  *  *       DISTRICT.       " ' ,    , *  $   ' *  *       THE AMOUNT OP NEWS OF ANY PAPER IN THB  ROYAL   HOTEL  KIMBERLEY, B. C.  The Finest  Liquors siiul  . Cigiii's und Best Furnishetl  Rooms in Town.  J.   I,   GATES,   Prop  ADVERTISE.  IN  THE PROSPECTOR.  f^&tNOT, CHEAPER     '  CALGARY FLDUR  tfyt JBETT.ER' THAN ANY other  SO   YEARS-  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs',  copyrights &c  Anyone sending a sketch nnd description m.ny  quickly nacorlnin our opinion-free whether an  Invention Is probably patentable. Coiniiiunlrai-'.  lloiiHRtrlctlyconHdoiitin]. Handbook on I'ntcnls  aontfrce. Oldest a-tency for Hocuriiii-iwloiit-'.  I'ntquts talien 'throuKh' Mimn & Co. receive  special notice, without charge, in the  mnm.  MONTROSE EiCYCLEEEFREE  ����2W��?v��i.��V22J}!��ICS3J*flT/toVT A CENT IN ADVANCE.  SEND . US. YOUR ORDER, hlnto �� bother you wish lndv's or man's  * heel", (rive color, height of li.une and Kenr uantcd and AVE WI1X SHIP  llIK AVHi:i:i. C. O. I>. on approval, allowluff 3-011 to unerato and examine it Cully iR'lmo j on accept it. If it Is not ail andmoic tlmnvo  claim for it, and a hotter u heel than you can (Wt for any �� here nrar the  price rrom any one else, iuIhm) it and we will pay all expiess charues  ourselves. Tho "MONTROSE" Bicycle *.�� ��* en  ill our Special Aprcnt's .sample prico of *P| D���  is tho si cutest lmrpraln in n bicycle cnir offcied. We cunninteoit eoiml  IpiinyHO wheel on tho 111a1l.et.and jou need not accept it nor pay a cent  ��\ xV'?. itti'i'.'J.'J'.f."0* ��'c!" ��^.CI,t   w<'���" �� K-vci.i'si vi: mo you;  ir^&.SASF.lim-f1*' ,l"(1 tnk0 "1|*1 method 01 milckly iiitiocliicliiir  our ltlOO .W��(I>i.I,S. 'I'hiH oiler of 11 sample wheel at this low pi Ice l"  111111I0 to .secure a RIDER A GENT In each town to leiiic-eiitus  and take onlci s.   Our agents male mom y fast.  SPPfi!FIfifiT!nW^ Ki .line, is! SI oi-S�� Inclij ladies, SI! inch. Itet1  -SrCblrlUH IIWllSi Shelby seamless tubing with forged ciinnce-  tions. Hush Joints, improved expander device to fasten seat post unci  hlimlle bar: Royat Arch crown: (he celebrated MuvIr huljsiuid hanger���  tho easiest running known; Ifeior.l "A" tires, the lnvl and one of tho  mostexpeiislvotlrcsou tliemarkct. The genuine #.| .IKxinirer Ilyclcnlc  saddle: pollute, tools and accessories tho best obtainable. Kuanieled In  ulncK, nuirooii or coach green, highly llnlshcd and ornanieiited; special  Iinlshcd nickeling' on alt bright parts. Wo thoroughly teat even-plcco  ol matcrinl that coca into this machine. Our Mudiiiir yonrViruur-  itntco bond with each bicycle. -  FRPP to any ono sending the *1O.r.O cash in full with order wc will  t lice, sendfrco a geinii 10 lturdlek 10,000'. mile barrel pattern cycle,  meter: or a high made iloor pump. Your money all back iCyou arc not  perfectly satlslled .��      ��� ���  As"  An^. Advertising   Medium   It   Is  f 1  Unexcelled.  L  \  **efrettfrfr*tefrfrr*ffr��*s-s^*frt&��fr4-frfr'F��.  *   THE PKOSPKCTOK COVERS A  DtSTKICT 21  li-    LA11GKK THAN SOME EMPNiES. AND HAS A   ip  $   LARGE POKKIGN CIRCULATION- !{?  *��-*-��-JI''3-i-��^i-J44ia-8*'54il29a'*^;JI-3��3*-��a^'  The Paystreak Of Ad's In This Paper Pays-Prom The Grass Roots,  And Never Pinches Out, Stake- One!     The Result Will Be To  Your Interest.  -JOB PRINTING OF ALL KINDS NEATLY AND PROMPTLY  EXECUTED.  TO THE DEAF.  A rich laxly cured of her Donl-  ness and Noises in tho lloml   by  Di*.   Nicholson's   Artiticiul    i nr  D urns, .i^avo siii,ii",iii io   this  iii-  -���Lilulo,   .so   tluit dent'pooplo un  iblo 10 prociuv tli(3 Ear   Oruinp  ma.v have lliom   free.      Addru.s.s  'Xo. II.")IS.     The  Nicholson   fn  slilute,     780,     Eighth    Avenue,  .Vow York, U. S. A.  A handsomely Illustrated weekly. Largest, circulation of any scientific journal.. Terms. $3 a  yo.ir: four months, $1.. Sold by all newsdealers.  RSUNN & Co.36,Broadwa^ New York  Branch omep, (35 F St., Washington, D. C.  \ln encli town for tli  nvill close out ��t *r&*��  AtUK ItEhlXliUj  railroad com pan \*.  SEND YOUR  conci  hawi  niciul .^ ^...  cheap, write ��"��'iii��I let lis tell you how nmcli wecansnvoyon on llie Fame inacliiiic.  If.vou IjUAEII C in 'Dliy.'nirliccl.wa enn.asslntyvulo EAJtX A 1HCYOI.E��� liy <lls-  nro   UIIHUbb IW UBi trlbuttnc catalogues fnriisa few days.   Wcnceilone peiKOa  is iniriioye.   lVqJiavoBoveral Iiuiidred SE'JOJ.1) IIANI* W1IEKLM taken In trade which wo  to fca<> each: also some shopworn sampled and '09 models very cheap.   Send for IlnrRnln Mtl.  lrA i�� uiiqnestloiicd.. Wo refer to any bank or business house In Chicago, or anv express or  ^o will iseiid you letters of reference cUrect from the largest banks in Chicago if you wish it  nRnPR fnnny," 'This low prico and theso creclal terinn ot shinnicnt without deposit will  UnUbil bo withdrawn very soon.   EBrCHvo name of this papor. ������ &,     -  ��l. La MEA�� GYGLE QQ!Vgfi��*\NY, Ghioa&ojiu.  !CAVEATS, TRADE MARKS  > COPYRIGHTS AND DESIGNS.  ^ Send your business direct to Washington,  ���     saves time, costs less, better seri'ice.  My office close to V. B. Patent Office.   FREE prollmln- J  > ary examinations made. Atty's fee net due until patent ��  ls necnrod PEE30NAL ATTgHTIOK OIVEK���19 VEAaS i  ACTUAL EXPERIENCE. Book "Howto obtain Pat��nt��," J  , ��tc., sant free.   Patents procured mrough E. G. Siggera J  , receive special   notice,   without charge,  in  the;  ��� INVENTIVE   A'CE-i  lUaatrated monthly��� Eleventh year���term*, $l.u year.'  O'SIPPFRS 918��FSt! N. W.  DI1USE ��& CROFTS  CONTRACTORS  ���- All   Kinds   of   Urick   and   Stone   Work  BRICK and LIME For Sale.        PLASTERING Promptly Done  and SCIENTIFIC  THIRT7-HINTH TEAK.  24 Pa^es  :  Weekly  :  Illustrated.  INDISI ^.NSABLE  TO MINING MEN,  $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.  SKNDFOH SAMPLE COPT.  IMNG^sShtificFRESS  3 JO MARKET ST., SAH FRAKCISfcO, CAJ��     ���  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR.  This bool: cotitiiins one hiindrrd kdA  U'ii of tlm beat limriorom reclt&tktiiff,  fr*'biaciiu:tli��|;.'<-fc:ro. VauV-e. lrUhaiiJ  1'tiU'U tlilik-i:tA, butti in jinoe und rone.  ft3 well ng humorous compost Hutu of  every titici aj(-t ��!iahn:tcr, jsrut, jKWt-  V-tld, **t%itLour Htu-iLPtttM caUlopie of  ?KH>ks ami uovrUivs ft��r onl/ ten cvalsu  .ToktL'-^tor. ^i MrFnrlane O ti  it  '���i  TIIK I'KOSIM-X'.TOIi. KUI-JT hTliKLK,'I?. C, 11J0J  **-************'?>*  ************  ���*  ftft  ****************  ************  S  *  *  *  *  *  ��  *  F  whb   Ihbhp  �����?  **  **  **  **  tJrtKT  The Mining Center of the District0 of South East Kootenay  The Largest  '7 Mineral Areas, ,  and the IVIost  Extensive  Coal Fields on the  American Continent  are Situated in  South Cast Kootenay  Agriculture  Grazing and the  ii  Lumber Industry  1 i      -  are Prominent  ���*  Features off the   <  <       *  <���  1  District.  <i                                                                                i  ,       I    -  1  \  r   7  1         -      .. ' ���  i                            i       .      \                                                   j          <���  1      '                                                                                t     .,                     ���>  . ��� r'.  y-'t  t                                *��     W  '      0  '                                                                                                    0  il'  The   Crawford   Bay oand   Fort   Steele   Railway   will   be   constructed   this   year.  ��� ,      ' i1 ��� ii  The proposed Crow's Nest and Golden Railway, Recently Surveyed, will pass through  \\  FORT  EELE  U  t-.  And    Tap    the   Greatest   iVlh-neral   Belt   of   the   District  Choice Business and .Residence lots for Sale  Apply to  sn  ���%  SJ'"�� ff  Townsite Office.  A.  ). THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B. C, MAY  1 flOl.  CEJt�� %JV08p*Ct&V.  SATURDAY,  MAY '>:,;  I'IOI.  Our Argument For Immortality.  What   i.s    owe   supreme,    our  satisfying   ruasoii   J'oi-  believing  [in  a blessed heaven"-'     Once  I  [would   have  said   that the  con-  fvincing reason  i.s  the resurrec-  Ition  of Christ.     1 -would   have  [said that' that resurrection i.s our  .sole  basis   for believing  jin   im-  Linortality.    Hut now 1 say  that  [the convincing  reason   for that  belief..is  .Jesus  Christ   Himself,  3 being,. His character.     He is  even greater than  His  resurrection.    That resurrection is   very  great.      It  may   well   hold   our  :attention���it isso sublime in   itself, it is so wondrously atlesled  it has been so significant a factor  in the history pi' this world since  the first fluster.   Bul that resurrection, to those who grasp  the  signilicauce of Christ's character  Pis-just such an event as might be  i expected from such a character.  One   like' Christ   could   not   be  hofdeu in death.   > His  resurrection did confirm His word;    it  is  'a sort of credential.    We needed  ithe credential: therefore we had  i iii-  it. But when we have had ii,  when we have studied the, credential and seen that, it is un-  doubtable, we lay it down and  we give_our attention to the Am-  ' basSador who has presented, the  credential. 'This Ambassador  taught immortality: yesr and  more, He lived immortality. '}Ve  believe in Jesus Christ; therefore we believe'in heaven.  Tlie Kootenay Valleys to  CANADIAN  JJLL  LIMITED.  Mi-:a i). Officio  '���Hi Qi'kicn' VicroitiA St.,  London, Anci.ani).  liurj'isn Columbia  Officio  Four S'jmoioi.io,  is. c.  C.   M.   flDWAKDS.  f'lON"L  MaNACJIOK.  30,000 Acres Farm Lands  , In the far famed KootiWa y Va'i.i.ioy for Salio on'easy terms  of payment.' Phi-auk ^.."jO Plow- aiikio, and upwards. In close  proximity to the Crow's Nicst Railway.  '    Lots   in at In; (own of fluco are now on the market, prices ��r>0,  and upwards according to situation.   - '    '  fli.KO boasts of thc biggest waler power in Souih East  Koplunay, and will be .the jimclion of the Ciwy's Nest Southern  K'ail'way.    >' -��� ' v ,  Correspondence Solicited.  RAILWAY  DIRECT   ROUTE  to  ALL   POINTS  annn*n*TTTnnnnnnnfrnTTnnnTfnnnnnTTTTmTnn*fmTTTTnnnTTTTTTTTTTTTTTrrnTTnT7TT&  BAST  and  WE��T  .$..�����."�� *-B"��:��:iK"S,*4.*};."g��V^^  *     ' '*���'.- *  8:  ik  '*  m  ���a.  ���&  ' ���&  &  %  ��� %  DINING CARS  PIRST  CLASS  SLEEPMRS'  TOURIST CARS  Through  Tickets  TO   AND   KKO.M  England, The Continent, Australia  China and Japan.  LOW RATES  QUICK TTAIR  Fur tiiiKi-tubloh, rutes.aud full iiifoi*-  nttition cull on or 'ulihv.-,-. iiuaresl lociil  :i"'(-iil .   ,  CAPITAL WANTED.  To Develop  The Rich Mineral  Resources Of  South East Kootenay.  Partial!}7 Developed,  *=A-nd Undeveloped Copper  3  a  a  a  a  His "Last Roll-Call ���-  I) '  , An English'chaplain tells the  following: The hospital tents  had been filled up as fast as the  wounded men had been brought  to ihe rear. Among the number  was 'a .young man mortally  wounded and not able, to speak.  It was "near .midnight, and many  a loved one from bur'homos* lay  sleeping on tlie battlefield���that  sleep that' knows no waking until Jesus "shall call for them.  The surgeons had boon, their  round of duty, and for a moment  all was quiet.  Suddenly this young man, , be-  .fore speechless, called, in a clear  .distinct    voice,    ."Here!"      The  ^surgeon hastened to his side and  asked what he wished.     '"Nothing,"' said he.    "They were calling the l'oirin heaven, and I was  answering  to   my   name." '   He  turned his head and was gone to  join thc army of the Lamb.     In  the great   roll-call   of   eternity  will your name be  heard?     Can  'you answer "Here?"  Attention Hunters  and Prospectors.  I nd inn A��ont Giilbi'iiil.li i.i willing to  l>:iy Llio sum of $300. por pair, for  Mountain Shoop anil ('out, or either.  i'i  ���ft  an  *r  St  *  &  S:  a;  as  ***  The Steele House  r t        ��� i  Fort Steele., B. G.  i I o  Centrally Situated on  Riverside Avenue.  Conducted on Up-To-Date Methods.  The Best BarTiT'Town.'  D. lYtcWeish;  ���    7 ��� PROPRIETOR."  *  ���fr.  -**  *5S*  (.'. I'I MANSL-'fELJ>.  J., S.CARTER,    ���  Dis. Pass. Agt7  Nelson.  A^t. Korf Sli-ulu.  e. J. coyle;  A. G? P. A.  -' Vancouver  And Silver-Lead  Properties  Are Offered For Sale On  Liberal Working Bonds.  FOR   REPORTS,   AND   INFORMATION; WRITE TO  CHARLES   ESTMERE.  | ,    -   Kimberley,   B.C.  hiiiiuauuuuuukiiiuukiiiiiiiiLiukiuuuiiiikiuuiiuuuLkULiiiUiiiiuauakiUUiiiiLili:  SHORT LINE  BETWEEN        j  STPAUL'"CHICA60  OMAHA-CHICAGO  I KinsasCitr CHICAGO.  I  V��***i��S-&***.-$��:-*l*}'��^����-��^^  GEARY   & DOYLE.  Livcru, Feed's Sale'Stable. c  .  ' Port, Steele K.C ,    ,  nodular  Daily  Sla-^e nioels all  train*" at 'l^ort Steele .1 unction.  SAODM5 & I'ACK T1ORSI0? "  ICAMING Ol* A 1.1.  KIM>S A'SPr.OIAI.TY  ���Auenls    Wanted  Complete Life of Queen Victoria  All .VISUAL ACT.  Ifcilil.  (FORM ���>'.)       ^  C'i:utii*ioa'I'i: or i.mi'koviimknt"?.  NOTICE.  h'S'l  Outfit Mai  Ail fl row.  liOOK  m-:srr  TKII.M&  led on Itecoiptol ir> ucutri.  S. ('. }| I Infill & CO..  .     I'lu-tlanil. Ore.. LAS.A.  Fort   Steele  "BA'KE-R'y,   .  II. .A.b i ii , Proprietor.  ������ i  IS IV KltS ID li 'avknlvk  Opposite   Post   OHiee.  B ONTARIO MINERAL CLAIM.  . SiLuiuo in llic Vcrl Stoelo Minliifr Division  ol Souili Ciisl Kootciiav. '  Wlicic  lociiiccl:     On   Mark  Creel;.   nhout  ilircp miles trom Kimberley.    r   '  ,, T;il<c notice that I. Neil Mi'Lend Curian of  Ifiinl)Oiloy its Afje'in for I). D. Miinn. Free  Miner's CerUtk-iUC No.' A.?ri58. intend 00 duys  from llio date hereof, to apply to ihe Mining;  Kci'Ordcr tor a C'crtiliCiile ot Improvements for  the pnrpo-e of oblsifiifiii; :i down (irant, of tliu  iihori" cluim. r  And turihi'r take not in1  that action  under;"  scelion .17'. miisi Ije eoinmoiiued helore the iss'  since ot such Certificate of Improvenieiit-,.  ' IDaled this lltli day'tit March. Iffill.    "  II- NK1L  McLKOI) (JUI'UAN*.  '��- s  x  W'%��  Voui* attention is called to tlie  ������Pioneer Limited" trains of the-"Milwaukee & St Paul I liiil way." v'l'he only  perfect trains'in the worifir'1*5'*'5*5*1''  Vou, will find it dcfiirable to ride on  those trains when i>i>in<>* (o any point in  the Eastern States or Canada. Tf>oy  connect with all Transcontinental!  Trains and all Ticket Agents sell  tickets.  For further information, pamphlets,  etc. ask any Ticket Ag'ent or  n. L FOPiD.        c. .1. Kbnv  ���  Pass. A^enl. (General A��eiit.  SPOKAXK. POKTLANI).  MINKKAL ACT.  I Silt*.  (I'UUM  ]".)      ,  fjiainrioA-i'K or imimioviimiints.  NOTICE.  NOTICE.  In the matter ol the Kstate or Kdmund  Cox I'nrliPi" late of Fori .Steele. 1'ancher. de-  eeascd.  TAICI'I NOTIfJK lhal all parties havlin;  ehiiins a^ainsi the estate of the ahove naineil  Kdnitiml l'o.\ I'arkcr, deceased, are required  on or helore the l-'ith day ol .luiic. IWJ1. to send  bv mail, piepald. in K. L. T. tialhr.iilli, h'orl  .Steele, II. C. a sluleiiienl sliuuiii); Ihe iiaiure  of their cla lin. tlie particulars of their accounts  and the limine ol Ihe security (if any) held hy  them. tJ  AND I'-UHTIII'IH TAICI'I NO'I'ICK that  afler the said l.'Hli iluv of June the said  I'lxeuuioi' will proceed to distrlhute sahl ("stale,  liuvini; regard only lo llie claims ol which he  then lias notice and will noi he rcsponsllile lo  the holders of claims of which he has no notice  at the date of distribution.  D.iledai Kort Steele this Mlitli day of April,  IDUI.  H. L, T. UALIIItAITH  i).v  IIauvkv .t MoC.MiTi'it, his Solicitors.  EiEHTMOL  it DSL  We guarcnlec that ties:  Piasters ���will relieve  pain quicker than any  allizr. Put <.-p only in  25.:. tin hoses and $I.G0  ya>*d rolls. The latter  allows you (o cut thc  PLib'cr any size.  Every family  sftouH have ona  rosdj tor an enur-  Cc:*cy.  CAVfS & LflttfRsHCS GO.,  UMirsn,  KonvatAt  Uti*.v.\i�� of linltatlo.is  Guaranteed $900  Salary   y^-  CANTON  MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in the Port Steele Minium Division  of South I'lnsi Kootenay. '  Where located. On Huckleberry Hill,  ahout four miles from Kimberley. 11. C.  Take,notice that 1. Xeil Mel.eod Curian.  as Agent tor I*. C. Andrews. Free Miner's Certilicate IJ.-181:27. intend sixty days fio.ii the date  hereof, to apply to the Minuif; Recorder for a  Coi'tilleate of Improvements, for the purpose of  ol'lainini; a Crown Giant of the ahove claim.  'And lurlhei take notice that action, under  section :ir. must be commenced befoie the issu-  ���iiiee of such Certilicate of Improvements.  D.iled ll.is liith <lay ot .March. IHOI.  -'    12- NI01I. iMcl.KOD CURKAN.  The PROSPECTORS' EXCHANGE '  NO.   4   K.-W.7-C.   BLOCK,   NELSON,   B.C.  (jold.   Silver-head  and (..'ripper Minos wanted iill the   MXCITA N"'CJE:  '    PJ'KM    MILLF.Vd   COLD   properties   wanted   at  once for Knit era  investors. "  J'artiec   liaviti'.*   mining proi��er(,y  for .stile are  roque-fo<?   lo ,nund  sain])Ies of their ore in the K.VCL-J ANfrK for c.vhiliition. ,��� L  We desire to hear from   prospectors  who  Have promising-  mineral  *���> claims in Dritisli (^'oluinliia.  Prospectors   and   mining  mon- arc  rurpiestcd   in   make   rho  OrrAiVfrl? their headquarters wlien in Nelson.'  All samples shoiild'bc isent hy express. PIIKI'AID.  CorVcsiiondence solicited.    Afldi*e��s all communications to ^ J  ANDREW F. ROSENBERGER, j  Telephone Xo.' 104..     I'. (>. l��ov 700.       r , NI'LSOX, It. C.'   I  KIMPTON -���&- PITTS  WINDERMERE #DONALD /  '(i ' -.1 > i ^ {  General rVlerchaMts  Mining supplies a Specialty  1 ' r ' <J l ,  " '   *o " ' O  Miners going'northward via Canoe River Route0\vill find it a large  saving and convenience to procure their supplies at Donald:  SOLE AGENTS for  The Most, Complete Health  Resort on  tlie Continent of North'America.  Situated midst Scenery unrivalled lorGrandeur  ( '  o  Halcyon    Hot" Springs  HoatinK tlshiiiKCoriitoriiim ttesidcnl Phy-  .t Kxcursions wollllrtl IUI1I s���.iimt<; Nurse  sTTaleyon .Sprinjrs.  Arrow Lake. 15. O.  Tn telejiraphic commit uieatiou  with all parts of the world.  Two malls arrive and depart every day.  'I ernis, .SI 5   to  Si 8   per week; accordiiix  *   to resilience iu Hotel or Villus.  Its U:ilhb Cure all Nervous and Muscular  Diseases. Its Waters Ileal all Kidney. Liver  and Stomach Ailments.  ���Canton  Steel Company  Windermere, fiolden and Donald'''  Mining Divisions.  Agents at Windermere for the California Giant Powder Co.  MINliKAl.   ACT.  ("������OHM   t*.'  (���KKTIKICATI* OK  IMl'lt* I VK.M KNTS.  NOTICE.  <.)kl Al��e, i-Jltiuk Pi-ince, Nuncy Hunks,  I'^irii"ill fraction and lilne .lay  iMineral ("laims        '  Situate in the Kort Steele  Minim;  Division  of Bast lCootenay District.  Wheie located:���About   two  miles   nortli  west of Hull Kiver on JJimil Creole.  , TAKH 'NO'i'ICIi that I, Ivcnnctli L. Uurnet,  (tii'CiiL for the ������Caldwell Mines Limited" Free  Miner's Certilicate No. n.'ill'��).. Free Miner's  Ce/tilicate No. It. :tl I Id, intend., sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to tho.'Minlnu Recorder for a Certilicate of Improvements; for tlie  purpose of ohtaiiiiiii.'. a. Crown Grant of the  above claim-1. A '';��� '  Aiid further tal.o ncitice that action, under  section 37, must lie eommeiiced before the Issu  ance'of such Certilleale of Improvements.  Date.l this second day of May, A. D., 1001.  18-     '      ' KKNNK'lllI  U HUltNUT  Men nnd women of  resent tis.  soni ���   i.>  aoents. otlicrs li.r  !���  after our interests  teed  yearly:   extra  i'ddro'<.-8 vcp-  I ,i    ���.  a.-pniir inji  icai   .inn:   lookiny  ^.;0,i sal  ry ynaran-  conniiissions    and  ex]ienscs. ra])id advancciiient. old established house. (ii-aiid chance for  earnest man or women to .secure pleasant, permanent p >siiion, liberal income  and future. Now. brilliant line-- Write  at once.  STAFFORD   PRESS.  2.'! Church St.. New Tlavcn. Conn.  NOTICE.  TAKH N'OTICIC that the partnership heretofore existing lietween the nndersif,'iied under  ,Uie name "llyle-aiid linn or the "Fort Steele.  lirewiriK Coiripany" has this day been dissolved  by lnutiia! coiiseiit. Albert. Mutz and George  II. Scott will continue the business under the  same firm name. .The said Scotland Mutz wj'll  assume all.the liabilities of the partnership.  and all debts due the p:iruiersliip>miisl be paid  to them..  ���',  f    y - "  Dated atKort Steele this 2Htli day. of March  lilOl,   . '      ���  AI.UI'lR'iyMUT/..  '' ,  GKOItGk H. SC(')'I'T.%  J.OIJISH SICK..  -   BRANDON MINERAL CLAIM.  Siluale in the I''ort Slcele Minim; Division  ol South Knst Kootenay.  Wheie lociited:, On llucUlchcri v Hill,  about lour miles from Kimberley. 11. C.,  Take nonce that, I, NYil .Mel.eod Cm ran.  iis Aj;ent roi* T. iMayne Dnily. h'ree Miner'sCur-  tillcati" No I<.:<!,.'iii!, intend sixty days from the  dale heietd. to apply ,to the Mininj; Recorder  lor a (Jertlllcile ol Improvements, for the pur-  |)0sc ot obiaiuuij.' n Clown (Irani of the above  elaim. <>  And lurther tal.-e notice thill action, under  section ;ir. must be commenced "before the Issuance of such certitlciile of improvements.  -   "  IHili'd Oils Itlth ilny nt March. Will.  IJ- NKIL Mcl.KOI) C'UltKAN. Auriit.  CROMARTY    MINERAL   CLAIM.  Situate In the Fort Steele Milling Division  ol South Must Kooienny. ���  Where located: On Iluekleherry Hill,  iilmiii four miles from Kimhrrley. II. Cv  Take nntue thai I. Neil Mel.eod Cm ran lis  AKUiil Tor li. S. White, Fiee Miller's Ceilillcate  No Ii.,ll.*iil. iiitenil sixty days rrmn the date  heieof. to npplv to the .Minini; Recorder for a  Certilicate ol Improvements, for the purpose  o) nl'IsuniiiKU Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice l1i.il action, under  section :!~. must be commenced befoie the issuance of such certilicate of improvements.  Dated Ihis Kith day of March. 1901.  1*.'- NKIL McL HOD CURKAN. A (.'cm.  East Kootenay  Bottling Co.  K  Aerated waters  Of all kinds.  Syrups, Cha.mpn.gnes, Ciders.  . .Ginger Ales, Etc'  Soda  witter in  siphons.     The  most,  economical way to handle it;  FULL   HOUSE    MINERAL   CLAIM.  Situate in Ihe Fort Steele Mining Division  of South Mast Kootenay.  Where located: On ��� Huckleberry Hill.  about four miles from Kimberley. li. C.  Take notice Mint. I. rjlell iMcf-eod Curran. as  'Aj^ent. for A. Maude Williams. Free Miner's  Cei'iilicate'No.,.ll. .tl}S74. intend sixty days from  the date heredf. to apply to the JUihini; Recorder for a Certilicate of Improvements for the  purpose of obtainim; a Crown ('Irani'of the  above elaim.  And further take notice that action, - under  section :!7, must lie commenced before the issuance or such certilicate; of Improvements.  Dated this Kith day of March, IMll.  12- NKIL Me-LHOD CURRAN. Agent,  ANDREW    NEIDIG  GQNTRflGTOR     and    BUILDER  IIOUSK AND SICN 1A-UNT1NO  CAI.CrMlNING and FAPFK IfANClING  FORT STEELE, B. C.  VW    All   work promptly done.  ssmmmmmmmmmmmnwmfmffmmm-mfrmmnmiK  1 N. HANSON, |  General TIVler-cHaMt  Lrict*uo*r Dealer*  AND  mZ- Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber,       A large assort- zS  gr* ment of seasoned Lumber and^bliingles always 3  SX on hand. cS  g DIMENSION      LUMBER      A     SPECIALTY. ^  WflSfl.  BG.  riuiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiuiimaiimiiiiwuuuiiaumiiiiaiiiiiuiiuuii*;  TThe  HIGHWARDEN & SON.  PIONEER   BARBER 'SHOP  Everything Strictly First Class.  7 Next doerr to the Prospector. '     \ Hr     A.     KANOUSF-  FERNIE, B. C.     OLD TOWN  SPLENDID ACCOMMODATIONS  Sample Rooms for Commercial Men  No Traveller Should Pass the Door.  Tlie trail runs within ten feet of tho house. Good  Barn and plenty of hay and grain. If you patronize llio  Waldorf you will never regret it.  -    Proprietor. .   t V���bv-^*C"ir   h.<_  ,    THE PROSPECTOR,  FORT STEELE, B. C, MAY 25,  1901.  North Star Lodge  J>JO. 30.  A. F. AND X. M.      G. R. B. C.  PORT STEELK. IJ. C.  Ytesular meetings���1st Tuesday in each  ���mouth at eight o'clock. Visiting Hrethern are  cordially invited.  A. C. Nelson, Secretary.  ��%e %Jv0&p2tt0v.  SATURDAY, .MAY 25, 1!��01.  .        if.  Rocky Mountain Chapter  s  NO. 125. it: A. M.  ~N  FORT STEELK. IJ. C.  Regular meetings���2nd Tuesday in  ���t��eh month at eight o'clock.  1  A  ;  Viditing-    Rrethern   are   cordially  invited.  "   It. L. T. Galijraith Scribe E.  y   o   "  Professiotia I.  ��ffnmwnunnnun*-mnTmnnTmTYTr-r*  |  LOCAL NEWS. 1  vumiiiuiiiiaiiUiUiuuiiuuuuuiiiiuu?  Messrs.   Beelinberg and   Mc-  Farland came down from  Tracy  creek on Monday.  The Provincial .Legislature  has prorogued and Forr Steele  is to have a railway.  AruigaaiM om&u or tktaii powsm  ^ CREAM  BAKING  PTOVMR  Frank   McBride   returned   to   . Highest Honors, World's Fair  Steele on Monday   from   Winni-      Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair  peg. where he has been   visiting  for some weeks.  0*0. S. McC��ner. ,f. A. Harvcv  HARVKY & .McCARTER  i i->  Burnxteris,  Solicitors,  Noturien Public,  Conveyancers etc.  FOKT STEELK. ,B. C.  REVKLSTOKK STATION* mill GOLDEN  1  COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY     MADE,  OT. R. ROSS  Barrister      -  ���  -       Solicitor  James Angus, superintendent  of tho Perry Creek Cold Mines'  was in town on.Monday.'  ��� E. C. Smith, M. P. P. returned  to Steele on Saturday' last from  Victoria. ,   "'  N. A. Wallinger went to Lewis  creek on Monday.  NOTARY   PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER.   .   .  Fart Steele,   B.   0  T.    EDE  LANDS and MINES  <��� ��� ��� NOTARY .PUBLIC  COLLECTION'S Kiven PROMPT ATTENTION  Fort Steele, B., C.  I'OHT Steele Dkvb[.oi*.vkst Syndicate Ltd  131 Lendenhall Street, London, England.  . N. A. WALLINGER,        FORT STEELE.  ,   POST OFFICE BOX 8.  .Douglas Corsan  '      L  (CM-MD.)  OFFICE���Riverside Avenue.   . '  Next Door to lileasdell/nDrttr/ Store.  THOMAS -McVITTIE  , Fort, Steele B.C.    ,  IRASSICK   ft   DEMPSEY.  CONTRACTORS  AND  BUILDERS.  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.   ,   '<    ���  , *  Avoid  linking Powilori  coutululng  xluiu.   They are Injurious tu lieulth  Constable Barnes was iu  town  on Thursday.  Send In Your Name.  We are in receipt of the following unsigned communication:  Golden, May 17th, 1901.  Prospector Fort Steele.  On receipt of this letter you  will please change my address  from Golden, B. C. to Peterborough, B. C., viaAVindermere.  If the, writer will send'in his  name, we will make the required  change.���Eo.  The government road gang  are'at'worlc ou llie Perry creek  road.  Tho Fort Steele mining district is making great, stride.** towards successful ,mini u<r.  Dave Griffith was in . town  on  Monday.'     . ��� -v  The year UlOl' promises to be  a banner year for South-East  Kootenay. Extensive railway  operations will be commenced iii'  the vicinity of Fort Steele this  yea*?.       '     ' <  llie t). \- 1.. "Emulskin benelii!* uios>t  those havinj*; Luiif* trouble.*, with U:ii-  dcnoy u> heiiuiri'liuyu-..' A few I'ln'th*--  tiikun regularly make ;i woudorfnl im-  provwiiiciii. Made bv DavU \ Law-  retieo Co., Hm.   - '  Hon. .1. 11.'Turner, minister of finance, was in Fernie on  Wednesday. ���    .���  St. John's Church ol' England.  Services will be held in the  Church of St. John the Divine  every Sunday evening at 7:'M.  Strangers are welcome.  PKKSllYTKI.il AN  UHUKCIL  Christian ser'vico will bo con-  ducted in the Presbyterian  Church by the Pastor Rev. D.  Melv. Iteid, B. A. overy Sabbath  evening at" 7:110. Sunday School  at 2 p.m. '  All are welcome to our services.  CEYLON  AND  INDIA  TEA.  GREEN   OR   BLACK.  p  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"  There is no longer any room  for speculation as to the future  of Fort'Steele.   '        ���   "  The idea in advertising is to  reach as many people as possible. Those who advertise in  The Prospector achieve this  purpose completely. '       ,   '  ��������� ��� i.  ��� It is estimated that the population of Canada has increased  about 25% in the last ten years. '  Five new vessels of the Elder-  Dempster line will be put on the  Montreal route.  The Boers dynamited an ' sir-  mored train near American- Siding; Major Heath wa.s killed.  �� r i  r ,We tind evidences in every  direction of growth in British  Columbia. ���>_  ��� The Crow's Nest ' Southern  railway bill, which stood.for a  third reading, was dropped on  May 21st.   0   ,,���  ��� J.  A.' Harvey  returned   from  Golden on Sunday last. ���  Tlie Jap-* Did It.���They supplied us  with tho menthol contained iu that  wonderful D. ��� & L.^Menfhol Plaster-  which relieve.-' instantly, backache,  headache.* neuralu-ia,, rheumatism and  ���sciatica. Manufactured, by the D-ivis,  ��!t Lawrence Co.. Ltd.  Charles Estmere of Kimberley  was at the Imperial on Sunday  last. '   u .  * '      ,    >���  The builciing'of the lCootenay  Central Railway into the town  of Fort Steele, AviH'fix .this town  its tho central, business point in  SouthEast Kootenay.  Claude Mansfield has "a full set  of baseball paraphernalia for the  use' ot* the (Fort Steele ball  players. a ,  Fort Steele  ,   Diamond Jubilee  MISS RUTH FOLSOM. tiOSpittll  MATRON.      , ���    (|  u   ������     Gi-ildunieorSt. Lukes llOMiital,  "' (     Vancouver. It. C.  i  This Institution  has been  recently  enlarged by a'neiv winjf wliich   is now  open   for reception  of patients.   ' Koi  James Dibble came^down from I tei,'m& aPl>l.v to  -p,.j - ���      '  HENRY KERSHAW.  General     Mev c li a n t  Fort Steele, B. C.  For Patent Medicines.  For Fresli Fruit.        ��� "  For Fishing Tackle.  For Newly Laid Eggs. ,  I* ' i  P'or Stationery in Great Variety.  'Tiiy KERSHAW'S.  H. Kershaw has'been appointed agent for the Canada ' Ladder  Co.  '    '  Charles ,Estmere  was  at 'the  Imperial on Friday.  Tracy creek on Thursday.  Surveyors are still at work  running a- line for the Jim Hill  railway near Elko. ���  *****��**********?***-��-K**'***-*^ '  1 The Canadian Bank or ftrtereef  ��       JK  '      ��l  - * ,'  *���,  Aggregate tte.sources Over *fi."i,00(),("00. ' ,f '  i. ' St  Arlarge numobr of flags 'and  decorations were observed in  Steele on the 2-1 th.   "  \.Everything is looking welL in  the Kootenay valley.  C._ M. Mansfield returned from  the" Windermere country on  Thursday. ' r  Miss Folsom.   -or   J. F. Smith, Sec.  Matron. Port Steele, U.C.  FOR  SALE  i' Consisting of 28:1 acres of hot torn land  ninejniles north west{of'Port Steele on  the Kootenay Kiver. Title* perfect.  Fenced, dwelling house, stable, - cattle  sheds, root house, etc.- For particulars  app'y to F. A. BALE, P. O. Box No.  810, Fort Steele, B..C.  ."    ,     HEAD OFFICE--TORONTO. ' ,  ' -Paid up Capital $8,000,000: Hcmm-vO Fund .���j.2.000.000:'-  l.ondoti OlTice.-'itO l.ifiiihiiid Street,  i:. Cy,,  .New  Vork, Office;  III i:\cliMiifjo Pluee.  �����  '*  t*.      Anil 08 branches ;n Canuda, the IJnited States and llriti.sh Colii'inbia.   '  I  'at     i '    ' m      f  &  *<*  Si  |   Cranbrook Branch, HUBERT HAINES, Manager.  %  ��********��**********��*��^*&*fe**��****  R. D. Mather,, Jias finished  seeding, he has over ^ninety  acres under cultivation.  -Shaving ^ Hair Dressing Parloi  Men to Oriental Hotel  FORT   STEELE, B. C.  All kinds of hair work  a specialty.  A. J GREZ,  -   -   Proprietor  A number of Fort' Steele  citizens are going to the big exposition. They have badges  and tickets which say "put me  off at Buffalo"'.    "  L. COH1N  TAILOR  AND IMPORTER OF  FINE WOOLLENS  Rocky Mountain Avenue  Fort Steele, B. G.  T. 6. Armstrong  Fort Steele, B. C.  MANUFACTURER" -0F"~  Tin-ware, Galvanized Iron, Sheet  Iron,   Stove Pipes  u>nd  Copperware  BUILDINGS HEATED :md VENTILATED  Plumbing,  Pipe  fitting  and   all  kinds of sanitary work  ftir Tiaht���Hot Blast Stoves  Hydraulic   and   Air   Pipes   for  Mines     i  7   SPECIAL,  ATTENTION  PAID   TO  JOB  WORK.  Robert Little, manager'of the  Perry Creek Gold Mines was in  town on Tuesday.   ,  , Albert Banks, Wm. Thompson  Emil Banks and Mr. Parker,  who have been placer mining on  Perry creek, returned to Steele  on Monday." ,.  , Mr. and Mrs. Jones, Kimberley  were at the Oriental on Friday. '  Miss Young, sister of Mrs. W.  R. Ross, ' arrived in Steele on  Friday.  Messrs. Alcock, Walden, Shelp  Haggart and Ogilvie, Vancouver  arrived at Steele'on Friday.  Fort Steele Flour and Feed  Store can supply bran,'shorts,  oats and all kinds of flour and  meal, hay baled or loose.        *  Fort Steele is going through  an experience which nearly  every mining camp of the west  has had al some time.  Professor Smith was out with  his * bagpipes early on tFriday  morning.   .  ' The Dominion House prorogued on Thursday.  *    A. Drummond, Moyie,   was in  town on Thursday,     o  A. Taylor, Winnipeg, was at  the Imperial on Thursday.  CHAS.   P.   CAMPBELL  Undertaker 1  and  Embalmer  Graduate of Champion  College of the United  States.'     '   ���  Upholstering and  General  Furniture Repairing.  All Work Guaranteed.  Telegraph or Mail Orders  Promptly Attended to.'  P. O. Box 127.  I Cranbrook, -i B. C.  i  The Cranbrook Turf & Athletic  Association will,hold'its first  Annual Spring Meet  May 27 and 28  $1000   IN PRIZES AND PURSES $1000  FIRST DAY���Foot Ball, Base Ball, Gun Club Shoot, Foot  Races, Etc.  SECOND DAY���Great Program oF Horse Racing.  Reduced   Rates   on , the  Railroad  The purpose of reading a  newspaper is lo get the latest  news as soon as ir happens.  Those who read The Pros-  i-kctor achieve this purpose.  It is surprising to note the  energy displayed by the minors  and claim owners in the Fort  Steole*district.  Ex Governor Chas Mackintosh is expected at Fort Steele  next week.  R. Highland  of  Toronto  was  in 1own on Tuesday.  East Kootoiuiy Stock.  A.skcd.      Hid.  Crow's Nest, Conl     $82.00 -   $78.00  Nortli Star  (i.} 58  Sulli van  ~i <;*;  t  Silver-lead Quotations.  Bar Silver   Mexic'in dolhirs  Lead      Oopjier   4!)+  42\1l  "l<i.(i2*  Career   and   Character  of .Abraham Lincoln.  An address hy .loseph  Choate,   Ain-  Ilia-wiidoi" to Groat Britain, on the carcor  land cliarautci' of  Abraham   Linrolu���  I his curly life���his. early hti'iif'fjles with  the world���his character ah developed  in the. later years of his life and his administration, which placed his name so  hijjli in the world's roll  of honor and  fame, has been published  by  Ihe  (.'hi-  catfrt,   Milwaukee \-   St. l'aul J tail way  and may be had by sending six (0) cents  in postage to F. A. Miller, General Passenger Agent, Chicago. 111.  Take a day or two off and go to  7Cranbrook for a good time.  A; Leitch, Pres.^    Jas. Gill, Sec.  A. T. Caldwell, local manager  of the Old Abe mine, returned  to Steele on Sunday last.  Government Agent Armstrong  returned from Fernie on Thursday.  WANTKI) TKIJSTWOUTriV MKN  A.VM WO.MKX to travel and advi-i-tihc  for old eit:ibli"lied Iioum" of-.olid (inaii-  eial "iiandinff. Salary $780 u Vcar and  expenses, all payable in cash. "No can-  viissitij.' required. Give references and  em-lose self addressed stamj)ed en-  veloja". Arldrcss Manager, .''55 CaxUin  Bldg., Chicago.        .:���'".  Gus  Theis  came   down   from  Perry creek on Tuesday..  The business situation presents no important developments  Lumber industry present.** a  vvidesproad activity.  General Irade has improved.  The coal market this week  wa.s unchanged as to prices.  The demand for coke is steady  Copper is remarkably well  sustained, j  Lead i.s nominally steady and  production not excessive.  I    Fort Steele Cigar Store    ��  -        * Fort   Steele, "R.  C.    , ^S  CALGARY FLDUR  MAKES SWEETEST BREAD.  Ceylon 'Tens are sold in sealed  lead packets only never in bulk  Mack.   'Mixed    or    Uncolored  Coy Ion Green. Sample on application. Address -Sai'.ada', Toronto  \i  u  i ��� %  ���  A  ���#  - 4  'A\1J  \1  n  1 '1.  4  %  u  li  _      'n  Scotland's iiojiulation i.s -1,-171,-  957.    Ireland's I. l.">(i.:,-](;.  Now is the time to pay your  subscription, and Tiik Puos-  PI5CXOI- man will be pleased to  give you a receipt for the same.   .  GflNN & GO.  General     Merchants  Four Stickle, B. C.  1''UU1T  confectionkuy  Stationkky  ClGAUS.  Post Office  Stoke.  ~ WHOLESALE & liETAir, DEALRRS '   ^  ^ In Cigars,  Cigarettes,  Pi]ies and'Tobacco. '^  =                    Finest Variety of Pipes and Smokers Oullit ^  r                    Tn the District, Including Meerschaum, IJ. 13. 13. ~s  r                   Alpha, and Other Brands. ^            y  ~ Imported and Domestic Cigars at Lowest Prices.  ;                   Billiard and Pool Parlor and Reading 3  ;                    Room in Connection.                 - ^3  : C. P. R. Ticket and Telegraph Cilice, and Canada ~5  Sr Western Telephone Office in Store. 25  1 Mansfield & Cotterell, 1  ^                                        Proprietors. 33  "~ Monte Carlo ReliST  1.1  ^ A  THE MOST  UP-TO-DATE  PLACE IN FORT STEELE.  It very tli ing Cooked  "as  vou Ilikk  it."  WM. ROBINSON,  Proprietor  1


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