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 ' '    /  -V   " v        �� . - ^  jSTHE PROSPECTOR HAS IlKEWjs  4 *-  -���< APPOINTKU THE OFFICIAL *  if *  '4     GOVERNMENT  GAZETTE    %  * -, f  ij* ���":  ���*         For South K.ist ICooioiiiiy.        ?<���  "ft ^  ^**>***����****��##*S*S#-t>3f***f*S-  * $  /,  -*-*<fe-�� ��;�����-���?* ��"��-?���?-*���*�����*  *  '/^���^    /^  a the prospector cons'- TAIKS ALL  PUBLIC NO-  *!��� TICES AND GIVES THE  **'*** I  �� LATEST TELEGRAPHIC  �� AND LOCAL NEWS.  Vol. 5.  FORT ST1SBUB,  13. C. SATURDAY, MAY 18, 1S99.  No W.  New Advertisements To-day.  Notice--Andrew 35. i;racc   ..a  Pni?�� 8  It?  |l��  High Assay J"iom the Ethel.  ,��� The Ethel claim in Horse Shoe  Oulch, about seven miles from  Town, is now attracting consid-  - erablo attention, largely on account of high assays in gold recently made from ore brought,  into town by A. Clarke.  Mr. Clarke gives the following  regarding the claim   which   will  . be of interest:  ������I w��nt'down to examine the  Bthol claim aud from my  exam-  i nation regard the property as a  most excellent one.    It is situated convenient to the wagon road  siud river,   aad is close  to the  proposed line of railway.     The  only work done on.the claim is a  12-foot incline  tunnel   following  a rich' vein of gray copper^vary^.  iug from one   to  five, inches  in  width and showing up across the  ,entire face of  the  tunnel.      No  part   of  the streak -yields less  -   than ��1,000   in  gold,   and  some  specimens [ brpught back with me  show free gold all over thequartz.  I have had two assays made from  , the quartz and gray copper, from  .samples in which  no free gold  could be discovered, which gave  a result of $ 1,006.?>7  in'one  and.  $L,*280 in the other, besides from  12 to 21 per cent in  copper and  several ounces  iii  silver.     The  ������"���cher specimens  I  have  might  yield anywhere  from  $5,000  to  ' 81.0.000 to the'ton."   "The quartz  lead in which   tlie  grey  copper  occurs is from two to three  feet  ���wide and everywhere gives gold  to the pan.   ' t  ', ��� -There arc other promising gold  Miid copper17 leads- on  the' same  ' claim upon' which, ho' work   has  yet been done."   ���' ���  , To Work the Big Chief.  -The Big Chief .Mining Company will shortly be incorporated, and work~will be conducted  on an extensive scale this ..summer. The present force of six  men will be continued.' and its  number augmented from time1 to  time as the wbrk(wUl warrant.  Soon as the -road up Boulder  (���'reek is completed the ten-stamp  mill.will be brought in. The new  owners are perfectly satisfied with  their new acquisition, and believe  they have a property which with  .development will prove a veritable bonanza.  in the Windermere district, said  Fred West yesterday. ' Work is  being done on all of' the mines  which can, be reached,, and a  number of people are waiting to  go into the hills as soon as the  snow will permit.  R. A. Kimpton has sent a number of men to go on with development on the Delphine.' one of  the prominent Toby creek properties. This claim shows more  work done than any other in the  vicinity. The ore6is exceptionally high-grade and .there is  enough ore now on .the dump to  warrant a shipment besides about  twenty, tons at the landing.  ��� G., Mitchell-Innes is working  a number of men on the Vulcan,  another Toby- creek property.  He will shortly resume work on  the��Pretty Girl.  Only four men are at work on  the Swanseaat present but the  force will be increased as soon  as possible.        " ���     '  �� About a mile north west of tho  Swansea is the Julian group,  from which some high-grade ore  is being taken; in fact the ore  now being taken'out will be shipped to,Swansea, the owners believing they will-get better results. The claim' has been developed by l.">0 feet in tunnel and  'cross-cut.'        , , -  Another Strike  in   the   North. Star.  , A strike of wonderfully rich ore  was made in the North Star mine  on Tuesday last. The ore was  found in drift, .on" the L'00-i'oot  level. xVnd is richer 'and better than any yet, encountered in  the mine. �����  ,No further information regarding the strike could be obtained.  Those in a-position to.give particulars refusing to say *a  word.'  A Victory for Strikers.  (Spct-i.il tuTiii. I'it<js['K<:r<>n.)  Buffalo, May lU.-Ex-Congress-  man . Mahoney addressed ,'the*  grain shovellers here ttiis afternoon, and informed them that an  agreement had been reached, and  that they had won a victory.  After the, speaking ir��00 shovellers left the hall and lined up on  eacli side of the street to receive  Bishop Quigley, who drove up  at ii:*2i( p.'in.' He was received  with hearty cheers. ' The bishop's mediations brought about  the result.  A New Biscorery.  Steve Young and Dave New-  , ell while prospecting on Wild  Horse, about nine miles from  town, last Sunday, struck a  three-foot ledge of .-splendid ap-  pearingquartz. Mr. Young says:  ���'The ledge is a strong one and  ,so far as examined is well miner-'  nlized. Tho claim lies close to  ihe creek, taking in the old aras-  ira bed. The discoverers will  prospect the claim still further,  sind it is to lie hoped they have  i\ bonanza.  Located An Asbestos Claim.  Eight years ago Henry  Eller  discovered   asbestos   about  live  jniles from town, but did not  locate the claim until   Wednesday.  The exact location of  the  claim  was not made known, the locator  preferring lo say  nothing  until  r.fie property was more thoroughly    prospected.       The    product  taken from the sur'ace is of good  quality,   and' has a  commercial  value.    Ttwill   undoubtedly   improve with  development.     The j  'claim will be  thoroughly -prospected this summer. David Mun-  roe  is  interested' in   tlie   claim  ���with Mr. Eller:    ; ���',;  Important Chang-es.,,  The Ottawa   correspondent of  the Toronto World  learns  that  important changes  are  contemplated in  the  executive  department  of  the  Canadian   Pacific.  Sir William Van Home is to become chairman of the  board  of  directors,   Thomas G.. Shaugh-  nessy. president; B.   B.   Angus,  vice-president, aud D. McNieoll^  assistant general manager. ' The  position to be taken by Mr. Van  Home  is    similar -to    that    of  Chauncoy M. Depew, who retired  from the presidency of the Van-  derbilt system to become chairman    of   tlie   Vanderbilt   lines.  The correspondent further says-  "Biit  there  is   a   still   broader  meaning    to    these ', .important  changes,  which cannot  now  be  very   long   delayed,   and   which  has found echo in the C.  P. R.'s  splendidly.buoyant stock of  the  past ten days.  It is thought that the changes  will widen Mr. Van Home's field  of usefulness.  International Arbitration.  (S'wciiil io Thk Piio.si'm-ioi*.)  London, Eng., May 10.���The  Daily Graphic says:���"It understands that the British delegates  to tho disarmament conference  will be instructed to made,  efforts to promote a permanent scheme ' for international arbitration within tlie  limits-, juftlilied by past experience. Lord Salisbury, takes the  view that though it would be impossible to agree to arbitrate all  possible international disputes,  it, may be possible to close a  general treaty on the principal  of the precedents laid down in  many treaties concluded by various stales during tho past few  years.      ... , ���   .  Luna is Massing1 Troops.        >  (Slld-lill tO 'I'll K PlIOSPKiri'OK.) 1  Manila, May 10.���General Lu-  i. *- i.  na is massing his .army east of  the railway, and bringing up  troops by the, trainloads iii sight  of ' tho American lines. Tlie  country is tilling up with natives  who profess great friendship forwards the Americans, but they  .are,received and held with great  'suspicion by the United-.States  troops.,    ���   .��� ���r    ���  '      "      ^     Postponed.    '      "   -  (Speuliil in Thk I'ltosm.i-i-OH )  Ottawa,' May 10 ���The British-  Venezuelan arbitration has been  postponed. *  come from Manilla direct to New  York. He will not leave however until the commission of  which he is a member has completed its labors. It is' thought  he will leave Manila within four  weeks. Rear Admiral Watson  has been detached from duty at  the Mares Island navy yard and  ordered to report to Admiral  Dewey.  An Escort For Dewey.  i.  (SpflMIll to THK l'K��sPkCl(l]|.)  "Washington. May lo.���When  the Olympia. Admiral Dewey's  Mag ship'' enters the Atlantic  ocean from the Mediterranean  on her return from Manila, she  will be met by the entire North  Atlantic squadron under Admiral Sampson, and escorted to  New York.  The End Regarded as Near?  Special I'lTlIK   I'HOSI'H'TOK.  Washington, D. C, May II.'���  General Otis cables the war department concerning the situation in the Phi Hi pines. , He  says il is ' very encouraging.  The tone of the dispatch leads  the officials here to believe that  the endpof the Filipino.insurrection is near'at hand. r  Societies Want More Time.  (SlJCL'1.11 Kl Till-. I'KdsI'l.lJ'I'OIC ) <  Ottawa..May 11.���A delegation  representing fraternal associ-'  ations which is composed of ten  of the leading friendly societies  of the dominion, and has a membership of about 200,000 arrived  here today. 'They waited on Mr.  Fielding in reference to the  friendly society bill before the  house'and asked'in view of, the  importance of the measure and  the short time they had ' to look  into it.to leave, it' over for another v-ir so'that they might have  an opportunity to look into it. '  improvement over that of yesterday. Between 19,000,000 and  20,000,000 bushels of grain are  held up at Duluth on account of  the grain shovellers trouble  here.  Filipinos Demoralized. /  Manila, May 11.���6:45 p. m.���  Mr. Higgin's, manager of the  Manila Dagupan railway, and  bin two assistants, who remained inside the'insurgent lines to  protect the p'ropertj- ot the railway company, arrived at��. San  Fernando yesterday. He has  been informed by the'insurgents  that they would no longer be responsible for their safety if they  remained within their lines. Mr.  Higgins corroborates the stories  of the demoralization of the Filipinos, and says the'rebels are  looting all native property.    Mr.  CITIZENS    MEETING.  Van Home at Vancouver  Activity About Wmdarmer*.  Mining development is  active  Change iji Mail Delivery.  Postmaster Cann furnishes the  following, showing the changes  in the mail service at this place.  Commencing on Monday, May  If), the mails will be sent out via  the .1 unction.  The mail will close at (i o'clock  p. in. on Monday. Wednesday  and Friday, and the incoming  mail will be distributed about. 9  .o'clock a. in. on Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday. Letters (not  registered) for points east of  Fort Steele .Junction may be  posted in the onier box of the  post office up to S p. in. on Mondays. Wednesdays and Fridays.  These changes will .be of. considerable advantage to the .business men of Fort Steele, also  great convenience to the general  public,./' :"������';.' ''  Rev.-"J. G. Duncan was in town  from Fernie during the week.  (Special in Thk I'iiosim.ckik )  Winnipeg. May 10.���Sir William C. Van Home and party  have arrrived at Vancouver, and  w;ll leave at once for  Montreal.  IN   THE    DOM-WON    HOUSE.  Spueul mTiiK l'KOsiM.cnou '  Ottawa, May 10.��� W. H. Corn-  stock, the new member for  Brockville, received an enthusiastic welcome" when he took his  seat in the house today. The  galleries were tilled with his  friends, and a large representation of Liberal members being  on the floor.  The difficulties of the rttli  Hussars of New Brunswick, was  a subject of discussion. The  Minister of Militia answered a  number of questions'.  Sir Wilfred Laurier said that  the Winnipeg by-election would  be held on the now lists, and also  that it was not the intention of  the government to ask parliament 1 his session.to provide for  Yukon representation.  In reply to a question. Mr.  Sifton said that farmers sons and  others in Ontario would receive  the same privileges and advantages given the Doukhabors and  other foreign immigrants when  taking up farms in the northwest . o  The Columbian and Western  Railway bill, and Mr. Chalfons  bill, were given a third reading.  The House will not sit on  Thursday.  A Princess in���Hard Luck.  (S]n.i'i.il ikThk J'nosi'i:<,-ron.> '  -i  , New York, May 11.���A  Paris dispatch says, the latest scandal there.is one that has  set every oik1 talking, is the refusal of the King of Belgium to  pay certain dressmakers'bills incurred by his daughter. Princess  Louise, wife of'Prince Phillip of  Saxe-Coburg and.Gotha.     Not-  o     i "" i  withstanding the elopnient of the  Princess with Lieut. Geza Von  Maltachick. she has many companions who assert that she has  been a most badly treated woman  and the disinclination of. the  king or her husband to pay her  bill in this instance is considered  as outrageous-sssThe bill in opies  tion is ��:>,r��oo.  Looted Justice Chambers' House.  New York. May 11.���Dr.  Chambers of this city yesterday  received a letter from his brother  Chief Justice Chambers at Samoa, dated at, Apia. April "20th,  which states that the rebels under Chief Mataafa looted Justice  Chambers' house on April C>. during the height of'the present  trouble. The chief ."justice lost  about $1,000 worth of .property.  Tried to Exercise a Demon.  Higgins says that now is' the  time for the Americans to strike  hard.  ��� Vancouver/B. C. May<> 11.���  Sir,William Van Home was  interviewed, and speaks at the  coast, on C. P. R. matters.' . He  says rapid rise in stocks attributed to the general good outlook  for the company and the prosperous condition of the;',Domin-  ion.'  The Queen's Birthday.  (Special to Thk I'kosphi'I'oii.)  London, May 10.���It is expected that the Queen's birfhday'will  include a peerage for the British  ambassador to the United States,  Sir Julian Pauncei'otcv in recognition of the part he took in promoting an Anglo-'American un,-  derstandihg.v This distinction  will come very apropos .in view,  of Sir J Lilian's selection as British representative at the,, peace  conference." Tlie Queen's .birthday will also be the occasion of  an act ���ofj.'grace toward '< M u Iet t. |  Ohanlo and Fritzharris, three  men "sentenced to penal servitude  for lite' for complicity in Ihe  murder of Sir Fredrick Cavendish, chief sec re I a ry of Ireland,  and Mr. T. U. Burke, permanent  under secretary of Ireland, at  Phoenix Park. Dublin, May (Stli,  1882.  The Golden Streets.  The streets of Fort Steele like  the Now Jerusalem are literally  paved with gold. While repairs  were being made to the water  main last week, a well known  citizen toolc a pan of ear,th from  the trench and the result was  live cfciits. If all of the gravel  lying underneath "Fori,- Steele  will average five cents to the  pan who will say that town realty is not valuable.  Admiral Dewey Coming- Home.  (Spenml K'Tiik. I'HO.HPHi.'roii.)  Washington, May 10.���It is  definitely announced that Admiral Dewey on his flagship the  Olympia is coming".'home. The  information given out by the  iiaA'.y department, is that he will  New York, May 11.���A New  Orleans dispatch says: The  most extraordinary case of physical agony caused by .the barbarous fanaticism of "Divine  Healers'*, has come to light at  Waggoner, La., about \'2 miles  from New Orleans.  A young Italian woman, Mrs.  Nicolece, yielding to persuasion,  was convinced that she had a  devil in her throat and .suffered  a healer, an Italian named Dis-  carlo to beat her cruelly and  gash her neck.;in an effort, to  drive out the demon. ��� The woman may die. The '���healer" is in  ���jail.. ,'���������'.'  Ho .Improvement *t Buffalo.  Buffalo,  May   llv���The  situation on the docks loday show, no  The Le Koi and "B. A. C." Stock.  Lo Roi ��.'"> shares have advanced to i'9 in London. Bug., and  the British-America Corporation  stock* has also advanced. The  recent bull movement in the copper market has had a stimulating effect upon these two stocks.  Parisian and other French speculators have figured largely in  the purchase of B. A. ('. and Le  Roi shares.  To   Discuss   Fire   Protection.        '  The   citizens   meeting   called  for  last  Tuesday  evening   wa��  largely attended  by  the  representative business men of town.  A. B. Grace was called to the  chair and B. A. - Elton occupied  the position of Secretary.  Mr. Elton made a statement as  -to the "condition "of the fire de-  partBaent at the present time,,  which was shown to be in a most  deplorable condition the means  at hand being totally inadequate  to fighting a serious conflagration. It was shown that with  the present am'oimt of hose on  hand only one hydrant can be  used. ���  Dr. Watt made a motion that" a  committee of seven l>e appointed  in whose hands the entire matter-  should be placed, they to  do all  things necessary for the  protection of the town, the purchase of  hose,'a'proper building  for  the  storage   of   fire apparatuso'etc"  This committee to ' meet   formulate ,    a      plan       and       when  '  their   labors  are  completed,' to  report at a public meeting called  by their chairman.    The motion  was carried  and  the  chairman^,  appointed Messrs. "Watt. Downey,-.  Armstrong, Easterbrook,  Elton,  Galbrailh and  Mather  to "serve   '  on jthe committee.      '  ��  Volunteers,were called for io"  meet and organize a fire brigade,  the following ^gentlemen responded at once: Messrs. Grace',  Armstrong, Easterbrook, Turner, Taenhauser,l Mather and  Elton. Upon motion the ' meeting adjourned. ' ' ��� ' ; ,  �� Those who attended tlie meeting were thoroughly in "earnest  and it is to be hoped thatr there  will be��less apathy among our  citizens  in  the    matter   of  lire  <  protection.   . . ^ ^.i ' .  t. A Pleasant Performance.  The Metropolitan Opera  Company gave a most pleasing  and satisfactory performance of  Ihe Bohemian Girl, at the Opera  House on Monday evening last;  before the, largest and most  select audience ever gathered in '  Port Steele. The Bohemian  Girl one of the prettiest of the  old time operas was given. ,  The solos were efticient-  ly sung, and all were  loudly applauded. The chorus  was well balanced and their sing-'  ing thoroughly acceptable. Notwithstanding the lack of stage  accessories which would ordin-  arly mar the performance: the  singers entered heartily into the  spirit of the occasion and it is  doubtful if they ever sang  better ������ ���  .  Should Fort Steele over have  the pleasure ol welcoming the  company again it is to be hoped  the new opera house will be completed and a larger audience assembled to greet them. ^  A Card.  Before leavimr   Fort   Sleek*   1-  desire   publicly     to   thank   th��  directors of   the   hospital.   Miss  llearle the'  Matron,   Mr." G.   G.  The Winnipeg- Exposition. .,     , . .  Bushbv.   Seeretarv   and   io   Dr.  The Winnineir   Industrial   I0x-i ���..,., ,,-"     ,,,,.   t,,    '. .���,-, ,     -,  J   ��� I I*.rodie.    for   the   Kindness   and  position   Association,   will   hold i . ���,.,,  ,,,      ���,,.���,i w1   , ���,���  1 ' eonrti'sy   extended   to  my   wife  their Annual Exhibition at Win  uipeg from July 10th to l.ilh. It  is proposed to give lo British  Columbia     sufficient     space    to  ma Ice a creditable display of the,  resources oJ the Province. All  of the mineral exhibits will be  carried tree. There is no reason  why Hritish Columbia should  not be represented. ������-,. Further  mention will be-made'of Ihe exhibit.ion in a. future issue.  (professionally known as Agnes  Millard) and Miss Colby another  iiieinbor of the eonipany. Nothing has been left undone for their  comfort during th*��ir enforced"  stay in ihe hospital as a result,  of the accident last Sunday.  (.'. M. Wai.tkkk.  Metropolitan Opera Company.  A. B. Grace, .Proprietor of the  Fi'OKi'KOTOi*. left for an  extended trip.east this morning.     During his absence he will visit  the  Dr. Grice now has  a deploinal principal Canadian  cities,   New  to practice'dentistry in the  Pro- j York and Boston,     He  will   re-  viucc  turn in about thr'*'** weeks: THE PROSPECTOR,, FORI   STEEL E/B. C.^MaZ-IZ, A:  ���   m        h S H   ^ditp^^  '^-.���."���iVvV-  :.��i'i-*r,-  oiiioiiiiiiiof  |I^.''=il  i"^: Certi^cate '(of | Improyeriients;:  ^;,g2;:V.:.^IJ>JKKAJ;;ACT,^i'S*  '���&"'yM"y;Z.:Sl!-A(^,'K^^:y^'y\yyy:.:.^  M.5'..;,W^^^  .,, MS--i anil G rilM th's Fraction \lIiiofjil Cl ;;lni ���< silu 11 tt^.iii;  |.|fSi?MVrirc..For1.-Stc^  =^*:-Kobtiiiiiiy-histrict.-'V!-'#.*%'^  ?���''.'(:iS\v K-^'Wlicre ibca'teil: ��� Ahont (inijand 11 hull "liltis  .���?:v!*--..'yreiii fi-oiiipiiclibriilKeon' Hull Itivur :on north  '-'y ��� -iSlde of i'voi' iiciiVJiiiriu I'i-IiIko Creok.:''.','..;', ������,'���'���,  ;:  :'v/:^:.l'-:;vTiiku:'i'i,otiiio,'.'ditil.^  "(.-:���:-; Vliiji friiiii:i,liiV(liitu .liyrrW to apply to' the !illn-  '���;'' ;;ii��. I ���worili'iv'rcii' u OiM'tl'liciiio'cif Improvements  .���..'���;���'.;������'tor. Vive'i)iiiiioKo.oi"'olit:Otiiiifc si^iir'owii Oi-init of  ;''���   ^tlie a IjoWV <-lu liii.s:',.',- *;- ;-���'���,,, :i..v\ ,,.,'���',;'.���.  ',���;;; ','.' Amrriirtiii'rliiVe ubtlcc that  nctioiioumloi'  "    ':   si'flliiii lir-.iiiinst liii, (���oiiiii'icnoon '-liefon*. Elic.lssii-  ', ahcijorsui'li Om-iiflciite'iif l'mpt'ovemeiits. '-V  i -;;'/;; t^y, :.,yy-:    [;, v'-~,V ���:' OAVID.Gl'U^Fl.TFi: '  ,;;;���:";:fC; OiiU'il'ilils'i'Hth.iliiy of Fi;l>..' lS>i'!'.!' ."���''    ft-1".  ^^OlSSOLUT'.ION^^  :'���?. .Take,.Notice,, that:, tl[e'pW'incr$liip..l}eret'p-  ,fi.|'-ti.^existiii!,'i.'l)et\yee:i .the^'tiriclerxlKned ::;as  ������Hrewers iU'tlieT6>:n\o^r^^  tii:m(nainc of .the).'���Fori. Steele Jlrewing CpK''  ;lia#lhls':d!iy;;iieeii::ilissolve(l:iby muiual coil-,  jS(;iit.jliiTlio"litisiiiess^jwill .be'Simliiuecl by^the  siiiil r.ii'Sick-iiunde^  assumes all.tlie liiibiiitie*of ihs^siiid' partner-  xhili ami to wliom all flebis due the<*ui<V.'partnership must, bo 'pa iii.:'-'.:.'..', '-. yy-:n: .���;'�����.' '*:'';;���������;'  witness''���/������ '���'- ���::'': i :���:?'. '('�� FKED'ICAISER. -';:;.  j. a'.;;ii> uvky:-: '--'i '��� ��� ��� 0:'.. - ..n.- sick. :; -. .���;��� .-: ������ S-?\  .Dated ii'tjl-'ortSteele this Kill day.of.Mareli,  'A: p.'i:'l?li9::'>";������''':.'-rr. ���������;. ;-,.H:';,'^^^���'jO-liV/:  NOTICE.  --��� 1 hereby ^iyeiiotieethat^hirty. days rafter  dale I iiitend to iipply to the Chief Cpmmissioh-  er of Jjiud.s and Works,,.Victoria. B.rC for  licrmission.to pnrohase,the-following,;-'piece of  unoceuj)ied,and unreserved Crown, Iii lids, situ;  a led. between the, old Jwliit, Lewis pre-emptipn  ' Lol :ill and-Roifor Moore's pre-emption, -Ijegin-  litri&iil the sputh westebrtier and nn'i 'sipuih. to  llojjer ; Mpore's "line,' thence east -10 chains.,  'tiience nbr.tti to-Lewis south ea��t post,:, thence  ������-'���':. Ail"'���'. Ail i'iil<riinisi tor foi'���' -\voi'k iiijf-ifrcc-'f I'ack'to.place of coiiimeneenieut.50 acres more  i^rnilii'iitf i'|Um*t^'<Saves'^v^ \K .     -";: ::-jqZs rMB'^:-'C  Uof^goltf:-.Wyig'fit witti i?mvcr:28.000 lbs. ��� ���:. "Dated tins Aprirsth.'-iskV''; v 'J:. .1*19 v. ;.  r'.'-iii'-Miicli'i sections for Packin^^omouri- \ ������" ���   ������'-   '-��� .-'���-      ������   '  '������' ���'  .:-' '������-���'', -:���'������-���������'���'���'���������   ���:  FOR SALE;.-  ;'m  ��  EXCHA"|&E'^^A"PE"i)EWOT;C0l  MOYIfCirr, EAST KOOTENAY. B.C.  i^Ep^GE^-GE^RY/S  Traiisiicis ���i.'fgeriet'al collecting''rancV"ex-*  i���:"-.'./.(ilfan-je.^ Inisiiiess/ -.:.'���; ?;-&���;  DRAFTS, CHECKS, TIME CHECKS AND  ���-:t/-S:: ;. accounts:CASHEi>iy.'.='-������'������Z  ���:;;''',TKe.^-iiq.ve;;H6tei^  c'ently;^  nisbeci 'thi*ougno u t;;-? ���zZZZZ-Z  ::i&:  -Drafts issued payable in Canatla: and  the Unitecl States.^, ^:vJ'!;.^ip-'^r ^\'-r  tain claims:1 "Can'Oie'sfccii near tlie St  'ii;u^ene.,.Missiuii.;K:.; ��� .": ���'���"[..'��������'"'. ":���' .V ":.',  NOTlC��.  . _  ,   .... ,._.,.. . ,, . \ The partnershipbetween NT... A.\ Wallinger  For tJartienlfii'S^api'il v to ;' 7>;- ";: '���:." '���'":.' j,un<J'E.'-'A.;.'Bltoii isdissolvedby'muuial conseiit  ^: ,J.:A^JHA.RyEYV Foi't'Steelc, B;-;^j datiniA'rom Marcl(;:iK iswif ':'Y--:-::::']'':^:'-''::"'  f '.������,-[��������� :k"..���'.;'���'��� ��������� ���-:-���'���������������':������:���������'���:������','��� -'.,.-��� -���-���-���'?'-. l.-.q'1-.;'-- vy ���;;���:������<��� ���'-.,:-.- N: a! waijLingkk. ;s;  ' ������;.:;/'::.0'/:':.r :''"::kIA:.Er.Tbx.'-. ���:-'-;.:-'-v"';  v Foi-t Steele;'��: C.\ April IKlsilfl. '  ";";'"'  NOTICE.-  ^���ALMER'S :BAR HOTEL  ���''.'���   '.)'''������������-.':���'.-     ���''   '; - -"-'��� !'   &'���'��� '   '���'"���!'      '���'''.'���?���       ,.',:'���   -..',.���  ARCHIE McLEOD^-,-'   PROPRIETQR  :Cosy iaiidComiprtable Rooms  The'^B'iii-.i-siiiipliefl'*;: with'-:tlie ;:Bii;ST  :;?'';: '.'-bwirids ofiEiquors and; Cigars; ; ;;;,  HEApQUARTEfiS^OR   MINING   MEN.  ^Liveru^  ^^;::^,;f:$;j^r-t:;S^  ii"AAl]NG;01-;AJ.i; KINDS-���A'.SJPKCIAJ-TV  IWi(siM-fiKfifiiNi!SiYil  D^:;'L;;BE-TTGHEN:  -p ....  0 TTHe  Jewfel ler* y0.  WATCHKSi.'I?EPAI.KEp;iin-l SATISFACTION  '���'���'���'" 'v���V ,''ii'-'';''G"OAJlANTKKD.'.''.':. r i'";." '-.. :';���.;p  Fort'-S'.i'kkt.k;;:���;":;; :-7.<-:*:-tB:-"0;;  :v'/.:'::-'-^^;UrS':.'Pliptogra'^  Studio. Govei'iiirientVA.venue,::iw  ff-y r':';tIie:Preabyterian Cliurcb;^^'^:- '���'���  ;:'.'���'��� Outside iVieVs-p.Specialty;.-?Z,  :ScomrW^0S3KR&l  Mil��W|��  M-^S$^^W^0M^^M  IIIIIIIJ  ft|ijB!||||l|8|^  j^;-:^';���ir:  ^I'l^'Fibrf'rS^  ;.: ���",J;y'.7..','-'''!,'!,.:J.Vi'''  Sht^ing-^lHairJDr^  ���,?'->'-i;;..v.-.'.':t:':''':iK<3XV''*-0.b^  :;s::;'7;;;;;.;:';!FORT JSTEELE,i:B  Ml kinds 'of .hair', work-c;?''1:'' ^^"';'';S:'-':  ,.SOUTH BAST K.OO'J'KN'AV DISTRICT..  '.:..;.;;;;'��� .notice. , ���:-���,:  ',;,:  ,|       ,1, hereby jrive notice that ihirty ila.ys^ lifter,  I date.I intend 1.0 ai>ply to the Chief Co.iiii'iission-  -..,.:���:������ .     . ,,, ,   , [er of f.auds and  Works,' Victoria.  11. C'., ,forv  ' As��essmknt: mt  and   u^si-k- -VAX- Af-r,,! Periiiissioii topurcl.ase Uie-.'fo!lo-,vJiis- !pieee"6'f:  ..   ���'    , .'.'.. ���       ������'������..     ! unreserved  Crown   Land, situated two  miles  ,,.    Notice is hereby ^iven. m accpnhuice ,wuh ; fro]j) ,;ih(, Wool(ii).^ ,.ivei.; ,-���;���  ^  dlsu.jCI;. of.  ��� the-Sta'tutes, that Revenue Ta:-  aud  a.l  taxes ^^ .^   Koo[,.liay.   ahi,  described as foi-  ���.IevicH-.uii.lqr Ihe Assessment Act are now ���Hie;-^. Btv-nlliI,i,' ai.a post'placed=Qn' the bank  for. Hie >'car .I.8B9. -, All. of ,ihe' above, taxes col- I oixvM Ho,^e ���,.,.,. -���.���. lh(, ola",n.i<1;,ei'Ul(,110(J  lecUblewithin the; district or-East  kootenay   ,,:ist 20,cl,.lius. ihlM|c(, no,,h,sr, t;h.lins,  lhenc,(.  west.to,the Wild  Horse creels,  coutaiiiiiis.': Kill  uere.s rr.'.u-e or b.'ss: ,,     , .   ��� ,���    ' '    '  :'.'���������      ��� II. I./AMAIK. '���.'���'.  Daled ill .Fort Sicele this ^Ist day of. April,  IsW. ,   ���'. y  ���.������        '���''���  ��� -.-���' ���: . '.    , <|ti-S<J  Southern liivisjoii. assessed,*.)!' me.'are payable  at itiy iitllce Fort Steele.. ��� ,A.sse'ss-e<i .faxes 'are  collectible at the folloiviu^ rates, viz.-  Four-Ul'thsof one pei-'cern on the h'ssi.-Ss...-,|  vahie'ttl'real eslati.v, ���     ���      '..���,.'1'. ,  . Thi'W-tourUis'nf one  I��-r^ cent-  on  the as-  , sesseil value or personal.pi-'.')|K-riy.  On so .iiuidi of the income ot'aiiy person as  exe'i.'eds one  thousand dollars; the   .'oijowint-  tales,  namely,  upon1 such excess,   'when   the  .same is.not,.more than, ten  thousand^ dollars. |  one and one fourth of one jjer cent., when such j, ���  excess' is over  ten  thousand, dollars and not ,,. '*'''.'���  more  limn  twiility thousand  dollars. onetu)d : ���,..-_ '   p . Df O     DCCTA IIDAMT  one half -.of oneper eeiiL. when si.eh excess is j MONTE      UARLU     RESTAURANT  : :nTravel.lo]'.s','\vilF  most (���omfortftblc- tin the route to Pci'i'.y I  Ci'eek-and. Orouse'.Mountain,  .&���  EVEUY'J'HlNG   FIKST  CLASS.  IF. VOU WANT.A C'lOl.) MEAf.  EG;  Go xo The  over twenty  thousand-'dollars one  and  thr.���<��� i  'On Riverside' Avenue  "i!  fourths ot'one per cent.   ,. 0������ . ���  Three per cen:.  on  the assessed u.i'u.  wild. land..  ' If paid on or before the .Hhh. day  of .1):  '   18��>. .- '���'(/''   ' ��� ','���''.. j '   '  Th rrii^tlfiUs of one per cent, on tie- assess.-.! I  .', value of real estate: ,   ' , , j ._.  Ope-half of one  per rem,,   on   Uie. as^-Ks.-Ji i  value of 'personal .property. '   '    '   , ���".'.' i .  Upi.trsucb excess of ,l!U.-oini.\ wlien Die j ,,  s;Wie is -hot more than ten thous.m.i dollai<. j (,;i V).rrij,!(.- ,\ v,.,,,,,., |>(il'.|-; Slciilf, I!. (.  one per cent..,.'when such .excess. ;���> oyerlei,,;  thoiisaiiilcloliuivi and i..'.!. inoi-e than ..twenty j  thousiind dollars, one and oiie-foiii-iii of one per.,'  cent., when siielr excess Is over Iw.-niy Mtoiis- ,  11ml dollars, one and one-half of oii-,|..-r ..'-ni- 1  K'evcmie Tax ?-!���!�� P'T c.-iplla., j  Oik; per ce.nl. on the assessed   value  of ore j  oririiiieral benrlni.'substances, pnynlile  ���, ij:j it - ,  erly on the last day of  the  months or' March. J       Flic jd'ivale |iartvs :inil home nmiisx;-  .lune. September 11 ml lieceuioer of each year.     | ,,u.n|. t hV.'|'l,oiii)"-|-;i|i!i is just  i'lc'lll'liif-'  William Robinson, Proprietor  .MKAI.S    A'|'    AI.I,    If(.li:US.'."  /BOWLING ALLEY  siiie' A vi.-iiiie,   |.'(i|-|  Slcislt  ��� '���'ai.mkict i.i-;/.:, I'l'oi'i'ii.'Tf'j'*.  '.'  ��� Cigars,u.nd Tobacco  Edisons"' Phonograph  .('���.- m. i-;i.iu'.\i.'i>.s.  i:Assi'ssco- ami <''nibvior. i ^"''.V ��'''l ii'Yi: it a trial'/'Titniis reason-  -Fort Steele  H. i'..'.lai,uary''.ih. lt*i".i..     -i      j.'tl'k'. li.'ii.vi-, ordei's ill. fbe Hou'lino A Hoy.  .���   ���'-". Fout Stiokuc, B. p.  ��� .;���.., ���:'"     ManuTacturer or  Tinware, Galvanized Iron,' Sheet  Iron,   Stove  Pipes  iind  . Copperware  BUILDINGS'HEATED anil VENTILATED  Plumbing,  Pipe   /itlin��-. and... all  ���   kinds oi: sanitaiy work  ." "'flir Ticjlit-:Hot-Blast Stoves  Hydraulie   a,nd   Air   Pijies   for  ���-.������..- MinesI ,..'.���   ,  Ki'i'iciAi^ a rn; ft NT 10,Nf i'Ai n 'to  .M.lli   W'oiiK'.' '"���' .'    ���     ���  ',:        If    ���   ���      ���       ' ,       ���' "  ',,   '.,'     '.'J.   .J.   IjA.MONT.     .  .Contractor and Builder  '     Fo'rL SfiHr, II '(','.       ' ' ' '  BARR iSGOMBS  ���-','':l'rJ:"-Fo):t;cSteclK,B^C  General Bfacksmith, ,  HORSE SHOEING,  AMD JOBBING.  Mining : Work   -'a'...-.Specialty.:  5'K'.?.��;i^  :'   Rocky'.Mdimiain .''Avenue     ;  :: ���.".'^���'. .>.;������; -'Fort; Stee(e;;--Bv !6?..-' ���-���:"c.;V~7-  A. JiGREZ;  ���ia'Spe'cial.tyC".;  PropnetQF; i  Z^ZZ.CJ:-:R^  Everything 'Strictly :Eirst; Glas&-%;  [y-i^V^door-'to':t./iecl'rdtijiectof. vi;i;:'.te<  j. GIUGE, D. OS;  CrViiil liale. I'li.11 add pi 1 in Don till Col 1 eye  ^'DENTIST::''  .���''���'Riverside   Avenue,  '.-FOR'J.'' STEELE: B.-.C'.   ' '  b. p1. eopK;  Livery;  Feed .and .Sale: Stable.  '     Fort'Steole,:B. C. ': '-Z:y  'I'KAWINi.; Ol* Al-I. klNOS SbLlCITElX  ,  ' Mrs, SPRAG.UE::;  Fruit ^  Confectionery  ,0     Notions of all kinds.  G. ARNOLD  ,Makes regnlar��� trips ��rOnr Port  Steele1'Junction to I^orf Steele.. ���  FREIGHT OR EXPRESS  Delivered   oil  day  of arrival..  L^aA'e orders;Avith , ���  '\'"->: ",''������ M. Av BEALE.   ...  CIGARS and TOBACCO.  PASTURE  H'or.se.s \\*ill berocei\-ed a.t in,y  ranch on Eulce 'Ci^jck I'or ]>a,stur:  ing at^i'por iiiontli.  ���' I have *_'Q0 acres under..fence,  Avitli plenty ,of Ava,ter. Ranch is  situated on the North Star road.  JOHN F.  ADAMS.  ^^::;;.;tWhyVNotilnvest^hV"^  The Leadville of East Kootenaij -''���;(  , 14';-. 111 iles Tro'in1 the lainous  Noji'j'ii .S'j'Aii. ; mine. ��� !.:{- iniles��  frpni the Si'Luvan mine: ���������������.'..  -  -   ''-..','. -. ���.'      ���   .' '      '--o.      ..        "    ��� ��� ;    .;.;. ..-'.  Xe.'ii'ly   200  mineral ���.cluiiris .sin'roimS"  .:    'KlAlBKt'LliYiihd'clupenrl on il; '-���'- '...'-'  ..-.''- .', for. snpplie.s ' ' -..  :'.: ' .'.'  ���.'���"' -'." '        'q- ': .���'.'���- ������. .7   ������:."���'..  -'���', '.-.: ���'���',' --,  The, terminus of .'the'North'Star  Railway. Branch ���     ' " '   .'���'."  'KlAIBKlILIiy is noi;. :i  iiooni   lowu.-  i'of-siirronndotl li.y the LARGEST Sin-'  VJCR-LEA.IJ AJ1NKS IN TH 10 AVOtiLB"  il.  must   necessarily���'��� boconic- a'. \arg,<4-  ''���ily .      ,   '.���.        .'. ���   ' -.'' ', ���:.���'  For a safe and profitable invest-:.'"  riient buy lots in Kimberley  P.��^T8I5TEBLE ;.CHAS. ESTIMERE  1      ,    Solq fltjenu  Post Office Address, Iviinljei'loy  via Criinbrook. T.i.C- &>  THE PROSPECTOR, VOUT STEELE,  B, 0., MAY'' 1.J, dbOU.  b.  t^ite 3?rjcr0irei^:or.  SATURDAY, MAV V.i. 1S!W��.  'Ottawa Jjetter.  Fr��m Our Own Corrchpundeut.  Ottawa, May 8.���The practical  business of the session has  now  begun in earnest and  every' day  sees additions to the order  pap-  -or of mai.ters of a more  or  loss  important doihestic'character.  A  couple of useful bills were given  a-second reading at   the end, of  last week one coming from each  .side of the House.    Mr. Bertram  -   the Liberal member, for Toronto,  reintroduced     his    bill    giving  , irades unions the right tq register trade marks and labels in the  -same    manner   that   individual  aianufacturers or firms can  do.  This 'bill Avont through the Lower House -last session practically  '    without opposition,   but  it  aviis  .   thrOAvn out in the  Senate  upon  grounds which were not at? the  time1 considered particularly satisfactory,   by  the  thousands  of  working- ��� men    throughout   the  country interested,in the bill.   It  rs.not anticipated however  that  this opposition will be seriously  ��� renewed when  the bill  reaches  the Upper House this session.  The" second  measurt  referred  to'is aimed  at  trade  combines,  the present law rendering, these  organizations    illegal   being,  so  .jtrnbiguously worded' as   tO'  be  ��� practically    inoperative., , ���  The  principle and spirit' of.,this  law  has   already   been accepted  by  the nation and the .added ��� experience of "the last year 'or  two "of  ���   the working of trust iii the neighboring republic has given  still  �� greater    reason   for''legislative  protection-to Canadian trade.'  ���  "      '    'THI'.   PLAINS   OF   ABUA1IAM.  The ���, Anglo-Saxon' ���', race'   'is  usually looked upon as  such   an  ���    oixecssively-practical people that  ��� . sentiment is not popularly  sup-  ' posed to enter into  it's ��� composition to any  marked degree  and  Scarcely  a  day,-, passes,'  but   in  -some    portion    of:\,Uie   Empire'  'comes the most/ irrefutable evi-'  tlehce of the deep-rooted and mi;  '   i'rersally1 " pre vailing.' - senti ment  which is,' to tv very great extent,  the ruling.infuience'of our  Gov-  , eminent, and of the people.     A  striking'example of this may be  t'ouid  very  near  home   at   the  tpresent moment.' in  i-eliitibu to  the future of the'Plains of Abraham, at Quebec.    The announcement that the lease or title under  which the Crown holds the property will shortly ex]iirc and that  there   was' a  strong  possibility  feliat  this   historic   ground,   the  birthplace of Canadian nationality, would to all intents and purposes be wiped out by the  desecrating hand of the real  estate  speculator aud jerry builder, has  ( called forth not only deep intor-  ' o-sfc and emphatic remonstrances  both here and in the Old Country.  Hi was therefore  with   much   interest  that  the  country, learnt,  from  the  Minister  of  Militia  a  /ot days ago  that   the  Government was (|uilc disposed  to favorably consider the  proposition  Lo acquire the properly,  "if  the  price is reasonable*'.     A  young  country    like    Canada   lias. too  ���uncli to do   with  her  money   in  fne way of national development  to be able to stand any frills and  unnecessary trimmings,   but  he  would be a  mcau-souled  individual who would take exceptiou to  f-ixpendifure such as  is  contemplated here.     The present lease  expires May 1, 1!)01.  CAS ADA'S  NAVAL  KESKUVl**.  the proposal has been received,  and is being discussed in England, may be taken as an indication that the possibilities ' and  value of the project are fully  recognized and appreciate d.  WORTH SOME "ATTENTION.  At the risk  of wearying you  with too-oft recurring reference  to the subject, I  cannot  refrain  from calling atteulion once more  to the  necessity and   value   of  closely studying the  prejudices  to the British consumer and  deferring    to     his     requirements  even though we may believe his  judgment is at fault.     Speaking  of the shipment of live  stock  to  Great.Britain   foi-  instance,   the,  London correspondent of the Toronto  Globe  says:-���"From   my  own observations in Ihe  matter  1 am convinced that   with   very  little extra attention  and   effort  Canadian farmers might   reap  a  very much greater pecuniary return from this branch  of  trade.  For instance, very much depends  on such seemingly small matters  as   condition"  aud    appearance,  and' it is simple nonsense to  say'  that the Canadian ^product  cannot be put'upon the market in the  most profitable fashion.    T doubt  if there   is any   market  in ��� the  world where attention to details  brings so great a  profit   in   increased price as" here.' and, this"  refers to every line  of  trade  in  which Canada may take part.  CONDITION'S 'NEVER BETTER.  Since passing of the preferential tariff, act by Canada tliere  has been a very notable' increase  This is expected to take the form  of a life-boal to be placed on  some suitable portion of thewe.-.t  coast of Scotland about which  Mi*. Black wrote so much and so  entertainingly. It has beensug-  gested as Mr. Black had many-  readers in Canada some of them  might wish to participate in the  movement. Any Canadian admirer of Mr. Black-!-., writings  who desires to take tho matter up  should communicate with Miss  Stronach. the Secretary of the  committee, whose address is 118  Warwick street. Eccleslon  Square. London, S. \V.  Interesting* Items.  Victor A Clement who was  formerly associated with John  Hays Hammond in Ihe Transvaal, has recently conipleied an  examination oi the-Yellow Aster  mines at Haiidsburg, Cal.. and is  locally credited with having concluded <a deal by which these  mines pass to Capt. DeLainar.  The price.is said to be *:),n',)0,-  U00.  The first >neetiu<r of the credi-  tors of Lord'Byron, lirst cousin  twice removed of the sixth Lord  Byron, the illustrious poet and  ninth baron of that name, took  place recently and showed his  liabilities to be t'Jj-j.OdO,' and "his  assets to bo $"'0,000..' A .lawyer  pleaded that his'lordship should  not be adjudicated a bankrupt, as  this would disqualify'him from  sitting in the house of lords. The  matter,was adjourned.' ���  ' i-i ���'      i    "���   '     ' ' ��� r  1   1' or a business man to  say  to  the advertising  solictor:     "Oh!  Sullivan Diamond Drills .  Most  accurate and   most  economical  prospecting drills made.  Drills of all capacities, operated by hand or horse .power,'steam,  compressed air. or electricity. '  SULLIVAN MACHINERY  COMPANY.  305 and 306 Rookery, Spokane, Wash.      -      -      -       Chicago, lit.  KNIGHT <�� STONE, Agents.  CONTRACTORS FOR   PROSPECTING   MINERAL   LANDS.  A. BE ALE  AGEINT FOR  Canada Life .  Imperial Pi re  Sun Savings and Loan Co.  Identification and Protective Co.  Onlario Accident and-  Parsons Produce Co.  Mining Broker, Insurance  ind Commission Agent  Books    Kept    and    Accounts    Promptly    Collected  Agent'-'for Geo.   Go��irv'*-s Royal' Mail,   Passenger and  Express  Liiio  " c- . "   ",   '  ���"���    "    \V.  D.   Kcrfoot's Royal Mail,   Passenger and  Exjire.ss .Line  in Ihe interest taken in'Canada goocinesSj n0.    Its too dull to ad  by British business men, as Canadians liave heard ,1'roni many  sources. But, as ' Sir Wilfrid  Laurior'said at Ottawa the' other  day.1- the actual increase, in business has not' been so great as he  would like' to 'see: " Canadians  naturally are more deeply inter-'  vertise now. Wait until times  pick ui)'a little," is equivalent to  a very sick person0saying' to a  physician: "Oh! no,' doctor, I  can't take any of your,j medicine  now. , Wait until 1 cet better,  and then I'll take it." AVhen tho  patient   gets   well���if   he   ever  ested in increasing their,exports i does���he will not be in need  to this country, but'the difficulty  of doing that must be very much  enhanced unless thore?be a,corresponding increase" hi tlie business done by British .traders in  Canada. It is worth noting too,  that" tlie rapid development of  the Australian and - South.African'mining fields by British capital was largely due to tho fact  that British   business  men  had'  large ^interests in, 'and were in  close touch with, these ��� colonies  though they are very much more  distant from England than Canada is".  THK  ESTIMATES   FOR.    I SV)9���LflOO.  The estimates for the fiscal  year 1HH9-Ifl00. which have'been  submitted to Parliament, show  the care which is being taken by  the Government to apportion  the public funds where they will  bring the best results in the public service. , The total amount  asked ' for" is �� ��40.8815.550.77  against $ 17.1)00,956.41 last year  or  ;i  decrease  of  $1, (i I y,!)��().-11.  Some   of   the   individual   items  The development *of .the Empire goes on apace, in fact at so  .sr-reat a -pace  that  it is  by   no  means an easy matter to keep up  with it, and it 'may   be  assarted  without much fear of contradiction that  Canada  will  continue  to hold her own in the front rank  of the procession.      One of  the  more  recent evidences  of  this,  fiaa been the proposal  from   Sir  I^oi'is Davies, for the   inauguration and development of  a  system of training for Canadian seamen, for tlie British   Navy,   and  TV-be enthusiastic manner in which  however show considerable increase and in each instance these  increases are for the purpose  either of developing the resources, of the country, or of  strengthening the bonds of the  empire. For example the cost  of administering the Yukon is  est,imated at $'270,550 more than  last year and immigration Trill  be assisted by another $100,000.  The Militia Department asks for  $100,000 more than last year to  enable more thorough drilling  operations to be engaged in this  summer, and another $100,000  equipment.  There .are. some notable de.  creases however for the cosl of  legislation isT expected to be a  quarter of a million dollars less  than lust year, and the mail subsidies will come down $155,000.  The most noteworthy decrease  in capita] expenditure is in railways and canals which are $L',-  272,7H'2 below last year's.  of  medicine. The best, time to ad-'  vertise is'when the need of stimulant, is the greatest, and I hat  is when business is' dull. ���F.  '.I.  TT'        1    -�� ' ' ' ' I  Haskiu.  u      "        '       '' '   ,    . - "   '   "  "It is understood tho 'American  ( J. 1 ' *: ,    \  tender for '40,000 Ions of rails .for  the railway to be constructed by  Mr. Cecil Rhodes from'Bulawayo  to Owelo and Mafungabuz, was  many thousand pounds below*  any English tender but it, was  not accepted because delivered  ,in an irregular form.'.  By the launch of the steamer  Manchester Port yesterday from  the famous Yarrow ship-yard,  the Canadian trade, secures, the  largest ship that has yet.iiavigat-  ed the Manchester canal. The  same company is adding several  other steamers of the same type  for the Manchester-Canadian service,'believing that the biggest  and fastest ships have the best  chance'of success.  IN   MJOMOKIAM.  An  inlluential   committee  has  been formed in England for the  purpose of collecting funds to  establish a ''memorial to the late  WiHiam    Black,    the    novelist.  Good Advice.      t  The practice,among  prospectors  of  naming   new   locations  after well-known mines is a bad  one and should cease, as it leads  to much confusion  in the  iden  tintuition of property and really  subseryos   no    useful    purpose,  says  the Mining  and   Scientific  Press.    The idea is probably   to'  borrow a little of the glory which  attaches to a successful mine, but  an original name  would  be  far  more appropriate.  The stoping of a vein up fo the  surface, leaving a line of open  excavations along the lode in the  early history of the mine, is bad  practice but one nearly always  followed. It leaves the lower  workings ' exposed to surface  drainage, aud caves usually result, increasing the size of the  open cuts, which still further increases the disadvantages of the  system.  Where a shaft is sunk through  a large ore body a, pillar of sufficient size must be left to insure  the security of the shaft. If  stopes are carried too close, the.  ground in which the shaft is sunk  likely to shift, throwingjthc shaft  out of line and. resulting in great  and unnecessary expense, and  danger as well. ���  RIVERSIDE. AVENUE  PORT STEELE. B. C.  MININGpfpS  THIRTY-MWTH YEAR,    f     I\lJlTk T  ,    ' 24 Pages  :  Weekly : Illustrated.  INDISPENSABLE  " TO MINING MEN.  $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID. ��  "' SKSIl FOll SAMFT.K C'OI'V.   _   . g  MINING -asd^ntific PRESS  - 330 MARKET ST., SAN FRAIfCISCO, CAL.'   '  SUBSCRIBE.  FOR  THE PROSPECTOR.  ^mmmmmmmmmmmsmmmmmmmmmmtm!^  1  EAST KOOTENfly HOTEL  I  Movie City, B. C.  ,1s a large and Attractive Elolel of quiet el'eg-Xnce in all its  'appointments, with a cusine of superior excellence      ,  ����.  sf=       iStrictly   First-Class   in. al    its   Appointments/   ~s  s=   JVlc/ViaHon  Bro's,, Proprietors.   3  ���s*  IS PITI'MSIIKIJ KVK11V SATUKUAV, AND HAS A  tlUAUANTHKIJ CIKCUI.ATIOX I.AKUHK THAN"  ANY OTIIKJt I'AJ'KU IN EAST KOOTISNA Y IT IS  ALL HO.M1',1'KINTliI). AND CONTAINS UOUIII.K  THK A MOUNT. OK NKWS OK ANY l'APEH IN THK  MSTUICT .      .  'iJ3:1'..>s;A^S;:'i-*;k#^.y;��&*.:'<^  ^ls   An   Advertising   Medium  Unexcelled.  ik "^  ** THK I'ltOSl'KCTOli COVKI'S A  DISTI'ICT            ��  iff T*  * r.AKOKK THAN SOME KMl'IUKS, AND HAS A   Kf>  �� I.AItCiK ������-OHEIliX ���JlIIdUI.ATION.'                            ��  * I  -*-a*-J^-l-J-��-*��-a-*l-3-J-J-*-S-i-l-S-94-J->-J-J-J'9-3-S-J-J*?"  The Paystreak Of Ad's In This Paper Pays From The Grass Roots,  And Never Pinches Out, Stake One !     The Result Will Be To  Your Interest.  .101' IMilNTINC  OK  ALL KIXDS NKATIA  AXI)  I'KO.UPTI.Y  EXKCMJTRU. ���/I  THE PROSPECTOR, V'/llT 5-.TKELE, R*. C. MA V I .'J, IK'fl  T,...-^--^!! ������!!!������        ������  THK   PROSPECTOR,  J6    J'h'HDISJIEJj    HL'Lh'LV   I.,  THE   J!):OSJ'EC t'lli   COM J'. IA i  a. n. (7hack, ediron  PUBLISHER.  AND  THE PROSPECTOR, i- puMislied  every Snturday, and tins a suarannsed  oircut.itiun lai-Rcr tlinn any other papei  in i:aM Kootcnaj. It i.- f II home ."rimed  ��nd contain-- double the new- ol ait?  other paper in Hie district.  , As  an   ad\ortiMii<*  mudi-'.-.n it   is mi-  excelled.  Uevou-d lo the upl-uildinK of Fort Steele.   ih>'  development of the v,ist mineral ic-ource-. of  ilie East Knotonay mimi)-.' district.  iruu-.ciiplK'U-. ... .     s-MK) per .win  Advettistii;- r.i'tes made knonn <>u .1 pplu-.itk.ii.  Contiioutions are solicited fioni .ill pun- oft lie  district, but all matter intciided for publication  SlUr-t ha.v the MTli"'.- M^IiUlUlt*.  tuic DADCB is litpt 1111 file ..t ihe .���'!���. or-  inlO rftrtri ti-1-J^..ivmvc! .\Uiv..ml��i  ���.Cft.SuiH' V,. l-'irst N.itiou,il li.ii.li   Uuildiuj  Spckiim   Wtisli., ulii-n 1 ���jntrwets 1 uu u  ii-itdi  lorn.  S.Vfri'DAV', MAV  13. I:*!''.-  '    TV!1'-    UOSTOCK'S   bill   u>  *���      "���'Hcompel  subsidized   railways   to   transport   members  of  ' Parliament free, tailed to can* v.  The measure had much toreeoin-  " mend it, and should have passed.  Some of'tho Eastern papers contend    that   members   rode   free  anyway,and such  a  measure  as  .'that  brought    forward   by   Mr.  Bostock    would   have   removed  any suspicion of collusion' with  the railway company lo influence  legislation, and that the bill only  compelled th",railway companies  to  do  that'   which'   they   freely  granted, certainly there  should  have been no objection raised.   ���  *    *  ' *        '  Mineral surprises are of such  frequent   occurrence    in     East.  Kootenay that they have ceased  to attract more,,than ordinary at-  ten tion.    There lies hid ,,in   the  mountains hereabouts  a' wealth  . of _ mineral,  which  will   astound  ,.ihe world in-a few  years.     The  output of other   portions  of   the  province will sink into insignili-  _���j'auce when this wealth is shown  ^mmmmmmtmnmmmtitsmmmmmmmmmmmn^  I DOMINION   EXPRESS 1  C*~~- i (    -������������'�����  g GOMIPANYl Jj  aw .���*��  ���~ The Above Company Having Opened an Oifice at Fort Steele ~s  5^ Shipments of all kinds, whether in Mond, or C. <). D.,   :  tX-   cmn now he J'oc'Mved and forwarded witliout delay at .ureal-   ~  C-t^  Jy reduced prices. ' ' ~  ��~      -���   .MONEY , ORDBKS,   ihe cheapest,   safest    a'ud    most   S  j~  ������onveniont method ol romitliil.i* money, an* sold. ~  j��= Further Information can be obtained by applying to        ~  M. A, BEALE, Agent. .=  mistake by c'ti.iiiigdiere. all.dia-s  ��� ot been toldi'.of llic wonderful  ���sliowing everywhi-re in the dis-  irict. Our people, in the past,  have [been too modest, in .-.how-  iiif,' what they have, and it is  now time to get in and do some  efficient, talking, [talk is cheap  and'"'right! j-jj-used i.s[.inost effective.  The appropriation of ,-?i*,00'i  with which to build a si;,000  school house is regarded by the  people of Fernie as a" rank injustice. Pending the settlement,  over '200 children are roaming  a bo in the streets.  *    *    *  Mr.   Shaughnossy,   vice-president of iheCauadiiin Pacilic. will  he here in a-short time' to   vie--1.'JS-  t/ne surveys oi'theroad to   Kiui-jg     F( )[-JT STKELE.   Ii.  V.. ��� =��  herley.>-*3 Mr.   Shanuhno.ssv   has;��~                                                 >f,                                      , ~��  been gh'eii plenary powers, and j^aiiUiliiiUUiiiiiiiiiiiiiiliiiiU^liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiUiliiiiiiUiiilK  on linn will rest the decision, as I , ' ��� ,  to  where   tie   ro-iu    will'' star! I . ' i; ' ,  from' and over .which of the sui!-! '  i veyed routes. , J    ^  . There seems to be no question j �����< 0"f* V  bin the load   will  be, built   thisi ,,  summer, and it'is to   be  hoped j  ���that Mr.  Shauglmt'S'-y "will see J    ���   ',   '  tit io have inbuilt over ihorroutO|  first selected and  nracticallv   toi   ,'  '   - r      I.  Fort Steele. ���   " I  r     (  +    *    * j  ['  '   The people of East   Kooienay f  are beginning  to find   out-  thai j  railroads  are  uoi  priroarly   thei  benefactors of the people.   They  come for business and when, the,  conditions are  right  they  bear  dw.vn heavilv on their patrons in  toe matter oii'fr.eigut rates, and  it   is ' only    when   competition'  comes  into  the   field   that   the  shipper gets justice. , Itp is   so  with any'business. When ��'merchant has a cinch with  no com-,  petition   he   jiresses   the Jlimit  closelv.  una am  COMPLETE    PLANTS  Ready, for prompt Shipment IN OUR KOSSLAND WARiSBTOUSK  BOILERS  HOISTS  PUMPS  BUCKETS  CARS, WHEELS  and AXLES  Wire Rope and Supplies  Rand compressors  <s��kd  Drills  Write for. Estimates and Catalogues  JENCKES MACHINE CO.  Steele  t        * fi  Brewing   Co.  .     ;, FORT STEELE,  B.  C.'   '���''   a  i l '  -MANUFA'CTUlvEKSi'   and     BRKWERS    OF    EXTRA    FINE  CANADIAN RArJD DRILL CO,  ROSSLAND,    B.    C.  F. K. MENDENIIALL, Manager,  Kfe  BEER  PORTER  up. .    ,      ,   ' ��� , '-'  That the British army is being  augmented in the Transvaal is  an indication of the strained re-  . lations ��� between Great Uritain  and the'Boers. Ivrugor ' is undoubtedly expecting, hostilities  with England, and'looking towards   fortifying*   at    different'  poinls.  1 t    t    i  c .  The rebonding of the Big  Chief mine for *KH),(KX) means  more to*this section than appears  on the surface. It means that  ��� people in the East are beginning  ,1o realize that East Kootenay is  a country of  boundlesfc   mineral  resources.  ��    *    **  According to the Kooteimian  the two railway companies now  racing to set their respective  lines    into    the     Lardo-Duncan  country is a comment upon the | lhoro is soinothiiiig to bo .said in  'statement widuly spread .that U.lvor ��������� t]ic mi,10 0\yner. He is  there was not a>. much as a pot-J0lUitk.cl t() t|1(. sai)K> protection  hole in'thai   country  to justify <      .iny (^h(;]. (.itjzon_  im(l   ��������� his  THE EIGUT-HOVR LA W.   \  The experiment of the' eight-  hour law seems, at this juncture,  to be ill advused.     Thus early m  the development of,the  country  a law is passed to stille an indus:  try upon.which the future of the  Provincedepeuds and from which  it will derive  its greatest trev-'  enue.    Hundreds of mines which  are now in process of development are not financially  able  to  sUmd-an invreasefof twenty  per  cent'in their operating expenses,  before the owners know whether  or not their  property  will  pay  back one dollar..    There  is   no  serious  objection  to  an   eight-  hour  law  where  the industrial  conditions of the Province will  warrant it.  The mine owners, residing at  Nelson at a recent" meeting decided that they would pay three,  dollars for eisrht hours work*, and  if demands were made upon.them  for increased compensation they  would close down the mines  rather than submit to it.  In    this   particular   instance  E,nn"rfm',^'',Tn"Tm"��"'^!nTTTnnmmommn**m  ���=awmm!rm-r*��-��mnwmmmmrTmrmTmrmw  IV1CT0RIA METALLURGICAL WORKS, 1  AND'ASSAY,PFFICE.  ,. .  J  ��      43 FORT STREET,   VICTORIA, ,B. C.        v   J  W. J. R. COWELL, B. A., F. 6. S., MINING ENGINEER.       il  SOLE PROPRIETOR AND MANAGER.  3=  ���GOJ^D ASSAY. ���'M.OO.        GOLD AND SILVER, *1 30,        ���' M  Slf.Vm*, fl.00, SILVJiH AND LEAD, *1.50, ^  ',   '"  , LI'AD, $1.00, G'OLD. SILVER AND'COPPKR, *3.     ��  OTHEK  M15TALS OX APPLICATION. ' "**g  [��� -      .MILL   TESTS: ' fs  The Stamp Mill has a capacity of 20 Tons a day.     ''      - gg  ' , The Chlorination Plant 2 Tons a' day.    , ' "    '   3a  S. A. ROBERTS, P. L. 8., p  *< ' J3usiness Mgr.   ,^  la  kUkkkkkklkUklilllUklUliklLLkkllAkUlHHllklkiLUtkl  SOLD    BY   'THE ��� BARREL   'KEG   OR    BOTTLED  Bottled beer for" family use a specialty  OUTSIDE ORDERS GIVEN STRICT p> PROMPT^ATTENTION  i (  Now Qpen  ��� m note  r-                                '                         '                                   r_  Kltriberley,c  . .;H. W. Drey/, proprietor.  ��� * ���             * ii  fc  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  P. O. BOX 812  TELEPHONE* NO. I  Sick & Williams, Prop's.'  Fort Steele Meat Gompairy.  (he expenditure  of  a  dollar  oi  ���foveniment  money.  rights are t vain pled upon he can  protest.  ,  '    x"    * 1    The reaction   will  come hack  \V\, (.'.   Wells.   M.   V.   P.,   f��>r;u  0n tlu, fr.im,,rs 0f ,|1C  ].,w   iu  Northeast     ^2    '^     'g,, 11K,hncr theydid not anticipate,  workinsr tor the interests oi   his *-  constituency, says the Revel-  stoke Herald. Fie is uririntr the  irovorninont to clear out the Moh-  erly trail between (iolden and  Caiioe river nnd lo opeii it  tlironszh unto the Tele .faune!  Cache" The Donald conrthous  is to be removed to Golden. I  The  amount   of   work  accoin-,<  It is luarned that the majority  of the labnrinsr men in the Province are opposed to it, and when  a law meets with the opposition  of the majority of the people its  repeal.is certain.  One way to secure (ho repeal  >f an obnoxiou-j law i.s lo rigidly  plisbed for hiscon.-,tituent> by the i enforce it  member for  South  East.  Koote- ,  nay   is  coii-piciions-  .lence.  I)V    II.'  ah  Thi** court   costs   in   the   Iron  Mask and Central Si.rr  -nit.   up .deunief  to Ihe ]>ie-,enl, aiiloimls   lo S|0. ���  D()(i.       Miniuf*1   I it iira tion   come.-,  hif-'h but then we niu*-.t have it  I'Virl Steele is beyinniliir to  feel the olfects p(. the' milling;  1'ioom which is.,,spre;i<Hiii;' over,!  the,conn try: a,] I, ho ugh Inst, to, re- ;  ceive the nttehtioiv of the rtiiniiiir <  ���men, its; mineral resoiu'ces are;  'i>eiii��*; tlioro'u<.i;hly exploited, lu-.j  tendi\a<,' investors will   .make   no |  inci-Ki.ttsK nitms'u.  The habit, of riickless driving  o\ stajie.-. in this country is one  which cannot be loo severly con-  Ownel's of stiifre lines  h live, a duty to perform in looking  to th'- -;ife1y of passeii'rers coin-  inilied to t heir chiin/e. I ["compel i-nt men are em ployed lo drive  stago-- it. would lie hardly possi-  blo for ;in .'if;cid(Mi1 lik'e llial of  la:st Si.ii'idav lo have occurred'.  Fresh and Salt, Meats always  on hand.  Robson &t Rogers,  Prop's  Riverside Avenue,       -       -      Fort Steele, B. C.  I  The  Cotifede-ratiort  L^ife   Association  OF   TORONTO,   ONT. ' J "       . -  'I  I  |Sj|     Issues an1 unconditional accumulative policy, which guar-  J5?antees extended  insurance or a paid up policy after two (i\  ���Jw years.        It is absolutely free'from restrictions from date  fi of issuance, and has but one condition, viz: fjj  That the Premium Shall be Paid.  J<\)i' furtlier informsitioJi ap])ly to 1,)k.* lieml offlou. 'Puronto. or llic  ocal afrent.  A. L. McDermot,  P.O. Box 4. - J-'ORT1 STEELE,  l-J. C.  READ.  THE,PROSPECTOR.  UPFJER COLUMBIA NAVIGATION and TRAM-  AVAV COMPANY Limited.  GOLDEN     'AND      FORT      STEELE  TIME   TABLE   TO   TAKE   EFFECT   JUNE   1ST,   (898.  COING    SOUTH  Steamer  leaves   ('olden   every  Tuesday  and   Friday   at   I   a.  m.  Steamer arrives at Windermere '��� ���* ������        ���'        p. ,���-,,  Sialic  arrives  at   Port   Steele  Thursday   aud   Sunday   at (i p. in.  t.'OINC    NORTH  i  Si a ye   leaves   l<1orf   Steele   Monday   noon and Saturday at S a. m.  lioat   leaves   Windermere  Wednesday at   la. in. and Sunday noon  Steamer arrives at (��'ohlen Wednesday  |>.    in.   and   .Monday   noon.  Kivii-hl in Carload lols ol ���'l(i.uiK) lbs" delivered al  Fort Sleole via  '(J'olden a,f."Ji���.cents per pound.- t.  C.   P.- R-.   and-'boat chariTes   must   lie paid to company's ayenf at  ������/.���'������       .. .Windermere before delivery,  Upper Columbia Navigation & Tramway Co.  .'"      "       -" ' ���   '. ,  c!m-. PARSON, Secretary,  CANADIAN    PACIFIC   RAILWAY.  The only direct route to' and front the Kootenay  CoLintr\'. The   best .steamship connections in the mining  Districts. ,  Irirst class and tourist sleepers through from Pacific  to Atlantic without change.  Throu&h  Time  Table-  -l$��lSt  Trains leave Port Steele Junction 7:.1H Tue.s.. Thurs. and Sats  '���     Macleod  Medicine 11 at  ���'    Arrive'Winnipeg'  '���      Toronto  ���'      Montreal  Connections   arc    made  Niagara   Falls,    Boston,   New  Daily  10:00    ������  7:."in  14:40  '2:00 \).m. Daily (except Sun.  0:'27) ]i.m.    ���* " "  at   Toronto   for   Hamilton-  York,   London, Detroit, and  other points, and at Montreal for Now York. Boston, Halifax  and ail points south and east.  Ta ble West  Through    Time  J0:-liS   Mon.,  (i:O0 Tues.,  I HMO  IH:4(i   Daily.  Wed. and P'l-i.  riiurs. A Sats.  lietwecn K'olison and Arrow-  Train leaves Port Steele Junction  Cranbrook  Steanier arrives Nelson  Train leaves  Arrives    Ivos.sland  Connc-cling slcainers run  head   ("tiling   at inuu-mcdiaie points;, also on Slocan Lake in  connection.Willi trains:hclxvccn, Nakus]i -and Now Denver and'  Sandon..1 .,'.'.. ',',  , FoViiill iiarticiiliu-.s-and Time'Tables apply io nearest C. P���.  ii.. Agent or address    , ..'   , '...-.. ���  ROBERT KER.l|, TratiieManager,.Winnipeg.  o    >[  VI THE PROSPECTOR. KOKT STEELE,  B, C. MAY i:j"  lfil-n.  ������   ��� n     mm mm m n   i ��� �� i i   n I iii    n     iw n ��� i  i ��� tiwt  SJATUHOAV. MAY i:i,'l8S)il.  Hcport of the Minister of Mines.  The report of the  Minister  oi'  Mines shows  much  care  in  its  preparation,, and, no  section  f*f  the Province seems io have been  , overlooked.        With    the   small  force  at the   command   oi'   the  Minister of Mines and   the  Provincial Mineralogists it is a wonder that so creditable, a   volume  has been compiled.     Tlie  Port  Steele  division  is given   a  fair  share of attention.    Por the most  part   it. is  satisfactory,   and   is  seemingly more exhaustive than  that appearing in any preceding  reports.    Mr.  Robertson traveled between HOOand 900 miles ,in  the division and practically covered the entire field.     He says:  "The   mineral   development   of  the district can scarcely be said  last week in secret session to  I'onsifler the eight-hour law,  which is to be enforced, and un  animously decided that they  would pay miners three dollars  per day of eight hours, says the  Nelson Tribune. They also decided that if the miners would  not work J or that wage, the.  mines in their charge will be  closed down .indefinitely'.  Hugh Sutherland, in the interests of a development company  in Toronto, has secured a working bond on the Storm King and  Copper King group of mines in  the While (Jrouse mountain district. The company are to do  !?:")(),0U0 worth of work during'  the life of lijfie bond.  The '2Atli' of May will be appropriately celebrated in a number of towns in  Kootenay. '  The  Bank   of   Montreal   last  Saturday exported to the United  States  assay  ofiice   at   Helena.  to have reached the mining stage j'Montuna, live gold bricks, which  the  Coal iwcr(J   ^Me-rod   as   being   worth  with the exception  of  creek collieries,  the North  Star  aud St. Eugene mines, yet it' is  -gradually passing from1 the prospecting,    to     the   development  stage."    He truly says iii speaking of development:     "The  ad-  * vent of  the  railway   has   been  looked forward to with great an-  R   ticipationon the' part of 'those  |l* interested.    By some it has been  the.excuse' for deferring, development work until cheaper tran's-  , portation became an accomplish-  $17.4(10. The bricks were from  the mills of at couple of mining  properties in the vicinity of Nelson.  The Dominion estimates con-  tain an item of *?:���{,000 for the  further improvement of Duncan  river. p ' . _ '  ' The new concentrator at the  St. Eugene mine will have a capacity of ,100 or 150 tons w- day.  300,000 foot of lumber will be required in its construction. The  <sd.    Now that the railway is into' wprkingforce will be materially  the diistrict-the prices asked  for  prospects have'been  advanced;  often to figures  which  are prohibitory to capital actually seeking  investment and  willing   to  risk it on a prospect only slightly developed.      Latterly,   how-  jt ��ver, better counsel has prevailed!"*'Many prospects have  been  bonded on fair  terms,, anil  tlie  ���past suirimer, has  seen  a  largo  ���/' amount of  work' ' done   by'  the  ���bqud-holders.cthe result of which  will soon become apparent."  The reportcontain* a number  of beautiful view's Taken in the  district,' showing' that..Mr. 'Rob-  -ertson, besides being a capable  and painstaking otticer, lias the  artistic sense largely developed.  ".Since Mr. Robertson was here  mairy new discoveries have'been  made, and a number of claims  which were only pi-ospects then  increased, and during  the  sum-  aggregate strength of the troops  1 employed during the   war  with  Spain   was approximately  "7r>.-  00(),  covering  the  period   from  May., 1H08, to April, 1890, inclusive. - During this time the deaths  from all causes were 6190, or 2.1  per cent.     The  mean  strength  for  the  first year  of  the  Civil  War was 170,371. with an aggregate loss by deathsof 19, l."*fl, being a percentage of (5.?  Andrew Carneige will donate  8*250,000 to the Birmingham University.  A cyclone in Kansas destroyed  many private and public buildings.  The third royal drawing room  in London was presided over by  Princess Christian.  Thos.. Montgomery,  a   Winni-'  peg traveller, was seriously  in-"  jured at Wawanesa. Man..        ,.  -   The preliminary survey ��� work  has been started by the  British  on the Pacific cable.   <  Jas. Wary, the .Australian  sculler, ' has challenged Jake  Gaudaur for the championship  of. the world.  'Mayor (Jarland was .selected  to contest Portage la .Prairie by  the conservative convention.  That  Book   Agent.  Another Railway to the Lardo-Dim-  can Country.  According to the Kpotenaian  of recent date. Another railway  is in course of construction up  the Lardo and �� Duncan Rivers.  On.theinorning of the 3rd under  the direction of  Chief  Engineer  mer fully "��� men'will be on ,the;j. h. Gray, contractor Carlson  pay roll. " ' " ��� , ��� , ; .J a �����[, ������ crew of thirty-five men  The Slocan, Ore Purchasing Heft on the Hercules for Argenta  Company of Nelson will have [where they will at once begin,  their buildings completed by ; clearing the right of ���w.iy for the  June 5th. 0Soon as preparations : construction of the ' Kaslo &  are'completed'the delivery ^of Lardo-Duncan Railway. A crew  ore will commence. _ '., , ;of graders will be shipped at the         '         {earliest"moment and  the  work  Thi* J'a-ior. ������(jood morning Urn.  Kobe-is. wh.it makes yuii look -o .-ad  thiri iiioriiinj';'"  Bro. H. ������] have come to say goodbye. Ah*. l-$ro\vn. for I am out of employment, and must jro back to England."  The Pastor. -Go ba��*k to Enjdand  to get employment, what nonsense! I  can <ret lots of work for a young man  like you in this country."  Bro. K. -Well I have hunted hiirh  and low and can get nothing, .so what  am I to do."' '  The Piibtor. "I tell you what you  can do, Bro. Kobc-rts, take an agency  for a good book, for there ih money in  canvassing.'"  JJi-o. W. *'Do you think I would sloop  to book canvas-Mug?"  The Pastor, (f-omewhat warmly.)  "Stooj) to canvassing! BeMe'i' men than  you have canvassed. 1 nut myself  thiougli College with a hook jiro'-iiec-  tus. and 1 know many Hiicce.-hful men  who got their start' in life as- i-anva.--  hei'i:. .My youngest .son is ciiiivai-.sing  now. and makes enough at the hunine?-.:-.  to,pay hie way at the University. 1  induced a man who failed in business,  to take up winvasaing. and he made  enough money to'start business again.  I gave the same advice to a, 'young  mechanic, who wa�� out ot employment,  and he in now a prosperous Publisher.  Why some of the biggest men in history have been book agents!'* 'tiioop to  canvassing"; you_ are 'very forlunate  you caii. STl-lP ui*"'toit. I advi<e you  to write to the Bradley-Carretson Co.,  Limited of Toronto, Out., for this firm  publishes fast .selling books, and 1 know  many who are doing well in its employ." r  ' Bro. R. , "1 am r.orry for speaking as  1 did fori was certainly wrong. 1 will  .write The Bradley-Garretson'Coinpany  and^ee what they have to offer, and  will postpone my deiiarture - in the  meant iiiie.'",', ���  H.  W. DREW.'  Proprietor.  Fort Steele.  The  ���**5*��"��2*  ore oter  R. O. SHIER,  pp.opaiK'j-011.  Fort Steele.  XOTICE.  have now become mines. The  transportation , problem cannot  yet be said, to have met all of the  requirement's, but railway enterprises now contemplated, will  bring all of the mines in the valley of the Kootenay within reach  of; transportation.  ft Kootenay Notes.  B. C. Kiblet has secured 'the  contract for the construction of  a double bucket tram for the St.  Eugene mine in East Kootenay.  Ex-Governor Mackintosh left  England on the (51 h inst.'  ' A. F. Armstrong. S. A!., made  a. good clean-up at Kernie a lew  days ngo. whereby the provincial  treasury was largely augmented.  J., I). Quail is erecting a good  hotel'at Fernie, which will Incompleted by .lune l.'ith.  The Coal Company shipped _U<���  tons of coke from Kornie to  Great Falls on the tith inst.  During the month of April the  value of the dutiable goods imported through the port, of Nul-  son-was !j>>*-\74"i. The revenue  of the port for the month was  !j,!)7-J:'.74.  The collections of the port of  Nelson on the 1st inst. amounted  to Sl-i-lS.'JU.  R. 1��. Tolmie, formerly mining recorder at Nelson, has gone  to Seattle. Mr. Tolmie was dismissed on the l.'ith of April.  ;��� The. sale ol: ,the���'������.���Enterprise  mine on Ten Mile creek., not far  from Slocan City, is now confirmed. : The London &, British  Columbia Gold,Fields being the  purchaser. J. D. Kendall, the  mining expert places the; value  of the pro in sight at 81 "00.0,000.  The ma nagers of the mining  companies, whose head or. o'per-  Sparks Form the Wires. ,'  A niaich combine'has been organized at Trenton, New Jersey  with an authorized capital of  SjSlO.000,000: Several* Canadian  match factories are in the  cohi-  1}*ue* -:- ' , -'"/'- '.'��� " - "|. \  Henry'li. Hyde President of  the Equitable Life Assurance  Society, died ��� recently in New  York. For the past few years  Mr. Hyde has received the paltry  sum of $100,000 a year.  ��� Mrs. George W..Childs. widow  of the famous editor of Philadelphia, and General Joe Wheeler will shortly be married.,  A big gold strike has been  made in Blow Out mountain,  Cook ' County-"��� Arkansas'. The  ore assays 81.000 to the  ton. The discovery has created'  great excitement. ��� Even the farmers have quit field work and  gone prospecting.  Italian laborers are'rushing to  the United States in a vastarmy.  The fir-afc of this army reached  New York last Saturday and since  then -l,0p'2 Jtalians'-have landed.  The number of all other nationalities received during the same  period reaches 'l,9nfj.  .At the recent election in Spokane the republicans were successful. Every officer elected  being a member of that party.  Tho latest in the line of��� trusts  is one to control the manufacture  of horse shoes recently organized in Boston." with a capital of  87,000,000.  The Columbia stage company  operating between Bossburg,  Washington, and Columbia, B.  C., has a.t the instance of Mrs.  Elsie Parks, of Phoenix, B. C,  been served with a writ claiming  81,000 damages foi' the alleged  loss of a trunk last January.  The famous asbestos mine at  Sail mountain, White county,  Georgia,, has been sold for 8-0",-  ()00 to Bancroft and ��� Kennick,  ���iriining: engineers, London; is  'the greatest amount, .even paid  for ainuie iirthe State of, Georgia',' not' excepting some" gold  mines in tlie northern;part.    '.  A memorandum has been prepared at the war.-depfirtinent at  Washington comparing the losses of the. Spanish war .with   flic  The' p,ir'ii--i-<.hip, heretofore exiKiinj; br-  tueeu WilJiuui Cai lin anil James C. I >uriek hiLt,  l-oeii dissolved lis fiom ihi> day. All liabilities  Mill bo paid by WilliamCarliu. All parties indebted to the flnn are required t<j pay the  amount in William Carlin without delay.  ,      ���        WILLIAM CAltl.lN.  J. ,K. Ai-us'rituPn, Administrator  of  the  UMal'e (.ir.lAMKS C. KUHICK.  '      Kon Siit'li*,-.'5th .*.))->!, I8W* 1.---J1  pushed  with' all   possible   des-j  patch.'    This'' means  that  both *  the   Canadian ��� Pacific   and   the  Kaslo <fe Lardo-Dnncan Railways  will be built'- this- season. "' The  construction crows'of the, former  are already in the  field. ���> Chief  Doucet ��f the C. P. R.   engineer  corps reports that, the . line rchad.  been located as  far' as  Duncan  City and prepared for the  grading crew for a distance of two.  miles from the head of the lake.  And   a  race is  now  on  to see  which road will be built first.  Railroad Rumble*.  A party of engineers are now  in the field locating the proposed  route of the line from Midway to  Peuticton. With the coining of  this railway the transportation  problem, now a serious drawback. wilLbc1 satisfactory settled.  E. J. WALSH, C. E.  '��� ,,<>.  '  ,       ' M. CAM. SOC. C. V.. '*  Kormi'ily on eri^ineebut,' staff of nii'Hrt-  int-jilItyiluu-tsaiHl C.inaK Can.,da. uml late  Direttw ol the Public" \Vorks l)cpi.rtiui-m "of  the i.e<swanl L^hind.".'   ,  Sukvkys, Plans. 'Kstimatj:s and  RKI'OBTS for,Storage Itos'ervoirb, filter Bedsij" \Vator Works.." Sanitation,  Scwcragu ttiii] I.und Driiinajje. Irt'i(jfa-  lion. Public KotnL- nnd Bridge*!, 1-Iail-  wayts, Ti'iiiawH.ve vv-c.  Ottawa, Ontario and -  "  -"' Fort Steele, B.C.  Teleyriiphitt address: -  y walsh: <rtvrAWA.  Is a large and Attractive Hotel o'f Quiet FJei^ince in'all  i ' l     '        *-  its Apjiointments, with a Cusinc of Siijicrior o  ���i  ���   ICxcelJence. '  LARGE   AND,   COMMODIOUS   8AMPLK   KOOMS    KOK  COMMERCIAL MEN. , '  'a  Everything New. First Class and up to date  ' ���        . ��� **  In Every Particular.  HEADQUARTERS . For Travellers and Mining Men.  RESTAUR ANT   OPEN   DAY   AND   NIGHT.  lip To Date  Mrs. ��� AMME  Fruit |$  Confectionery  "  i^    Notions of'all kinds.  CIGARS and TOBACCO.      ^  VORT STEELE  Assay       Office  (KMatili-liod IMil)  -In   Each   and   Every. Department   of  ihe   Business  LEADERS    l?OR   THE   -NEW    YEAR  " Fine'Toilet Soaps ' ,  Imported Perfumes  ,    -    ' Toilet Preparations , "'     .  Webb.s*Confectionei-y  Hair Brushes  &  *  *  WALLINGER  &    NELSON,  MATORR.  AMALGA-  We  I^WHEELS,  Too!  Siiinpl'.'S n.ay heli'i't ;u A-  wiili IC' A. j:itim a* ('ii.  -ii v iillk-e or  Tooth l-trnsliec   r  Nail Brushes  J     .   STRICTLY  *^p  sjs.    Complete    Kani��c  *'_.'.���' '  a Bottle of Vin Mariani.  PURE  E. J. SCOVIL  ���iJfTry  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  DRUGS  ���������of    Patent   Medicines  c  Try a Jar of, Ontario Honey  (V��UAJ.ITV AXn-C'O.MI'LKTI'Xy.SS KV!0J:i'AVH I0IJK  Pioneer Drug Hall  .FORT  STEEL  MiNi.vc iihokj:i*  XilTAIfV  IT Ft 1.10.  Ileal Kstalf .unl Honi'ial A-zi-iu  WINDERMERE,    B,    C.  ('urn.^jiiiiiiIi my.   SnlirHiil.  afinir offices arc in   Nelson, , met; lirst yea.rof the Civil. "War.,    The  The Eldredge  $50.00  The Belvidere  Superior to all others irrespective  of price.    Catalogue tells you  why.    Write for one.  FURS  W. BLEASDlf LL, Griuluate Oritari.) CnJlo-io ofl'ha  ftftftftftftftftftftftftft^ftftftftftft^^r^r^^^  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft>  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  riiuu-v ^4?  ft  E  -AND-  NATI0NAL SEWING MACHINE C0r,  339 BROa'd.WAY. I-actory,    <$  New,York. BELVIDERE, ILL. j  HIDES  McMillan  FUR & WOOL GO.  Exporters and Importers.  200 to 208 First Ave. No.J:���..'  MINNEAPOLIS, - -  MINN.  Shipments  Solicited.  Write for Circular.  KIMPTON   &   PITTS  WINDieKMJ'Rl" ���� DONALD  General MercHarrits  Mioing supplies a SDeoiaity  Miners irciiTi-^ iiortliward via;Canoe liivei* Route will .tind il. a larce  '.savin-*: and convenience lo procure. their'supplies, at Donald.  Agents  at Windermere  for the California Giant Powder Co THE PRO&PBOTOB, FORT STEELE, B. C, MAY l;i. 1899.  &h�� %fV&&p2Ct0V  SATURDAY, .MAY  13, ISO!'.  Interesting- Items,From Wiridormero.  Windermere, May 9. ���  Lots in "Windormero arc selling' rapidly. There i.-~ a large  demand from tin.' outside.  PI. F. Collett has. donated two  . lots to the Episcopal church.  J. S. T. MuNau^htoiv one of  the pioneers of the Columbia  valley, was in town recently.  O. A. Brown started   work  on  the Brown  group  of  mine*-,  on ()Uake he wrote to me:  Toby creek a few day-" ago.  James   Stoddart   recently   re  turned from a trip to Cold-'-n.  I'Yank Dargis and wife arrived  a few days ago. returned io town  from their wedding trip. Mrs.  Dargis was formerly Mi.�� Annie  Tolmie.  Mr. Robinson, �������� ��li<rht tremor  of an earthquake was noticed.  To\erify the matter we looked  at a pendent hook on the door:  yen, it was swinging, so in went  a brief paragraph in the paper,  among the la.te.-4 new*, announcing a slight earthquake at Lahore. Not another soul in Lahore or in any part of the Punjab or India felt that earthquake,  and the government observatory  knew nothhii- of it. It was our  own private and special earthquake, and we treasure its memory.     After  an  English  earth-  CARLIISr  &  '������This here English journalism i.-.n,t what it i*-> cracked up to  he. They can't' have/ an earthquake in England without taking up two col*-.. Of the Times lo  describe the eAVels and to verify  the direction and mature of the  shock. This does not give scope  i for invention.     Now,   1   remem-  GENJ��KAL  Fort  Steele,  Sole Auenis for Ihe  v-& y_, _   _4*-}  biraicKT  MERCHANTS  Eest  Kootenay.  1 N. HANSON. 1  General Merchant  Lvicftuor* Dealer.  AND  Canton Steel  COMPANY  Tm.s StkkI; i.-1 guaranteed (o he equal lo J estop's  or  Eirfhs in all  ll.vui) Roci-r Wokk.  Sou*: Aoknts  A iii'eetiiiir of the Windermere- .  Mining A-^ociatiou was held on I brv ^���^e.^hen you and 1  the 4th' inst. What, husiucs wa4 I co��lc| Just m*k.Q im oarthquako,  transacted wa, not learned. j saiuu  as  llu'   Almighty,   slip   it  iinto the "local" at   ">   a.   m.   of  a  .Solk    AOKN'I  Grows Nest Goal company  - Giant Powder Company.  ��^     Manufacturer of all Kiwis of Lumber,  A large assort-  nient of seasoned Lumber and Sliiugle.s always  DIMENSION  on hand.  LUMBER     A  SPECIALTY. -Z3  |     'WftSa-;.--B:G.     I  >    H. 0'Donaghevv  mining man ha-j recovered  his recent illness'.  i.i  pro  gressing" raj *idly.  a  well-known   ,-,,,. . ���, ,     ,  . buinlay morning, and go to beil  from j    . ,    ; . ,, ,  witn the consciousness, we d done  'our   dntv   bv   Ihe   proprietors.'  Work on tho Swansea .i���  pro-. Wond(n. what they'd say on   (he  local   an  Miuiny  Supplies  a  Specialty  United States  and considered one  iClobe   to   so   strictly  With a Wo-ld Wide Reputation,    'earthquake as ours*'" "    ,  Clarence King, the" famous , , , .��� M-ssouri l0 Fipht Trust*.' ���  TnTning expert, founder oi the, ^ .ML���oul.j iog5sialm.0 |liis  geological survey, , ,em ty lh|S glamor for his sig-  oi. toe best; lKl,ure tVi-0 *jjpd intended to give  authorities on mining matters' tn��� .moruev ^neral almost un-  from the technical standpoint. 'liniited powo^ jfi lhe pro-seen-  was in S|iokane recently on his tiou*5f ri.Uj!Is. One permits the  way home to New York", says the official ro requiv^ ofiicei,s of cor.,  Spokekmau-Kcviev.-       He    ha's lfous whym he niav  believe f  been in Ross-land for  some  time ' hav(J forui���a a mist ^d against"  ,in attendance upon  the, trial 'in {wi1ich.L.Umi,ianie-�� he niav  desire ,  which the Iron Mask and Ccnti'e,^ 1)rocei.d t(,'appear t0 oW tes-i  Star   coinpsinio.s   arc   mvuhvd. I tiinony -n re���.ird lQ ,,he   maUei, f^  Mr.   King   was  summon-W a*,, a l,,,^ 1H.mdtv 'iui. fuiluret(t appear (fg  witness for the Centre Star side  of the case, and-he, was upon the  stand almost all-of two day-- giving his testimony.  Mr. King is a  Rhode "fslander  bv'birlh and a descendant of the.  ,e��arly    Piiritan    refugees.        He  ���graduated    in     IrtOl    from   the  scientific    department   of0 Vale  ��� where  he  made  ir specialty  of  geology and the kiiidred'sciences  under Dana;     In   the  .-.pring of  IMli'i   he  cro.-.sedt the   plains  on  horseback to join the  geological  'survey of California.  In IM>7 the Union and   Central  Pacific, railways having been begun from both ends simultaneously, fhe idea was conceived  of  starting .a geological and exploration     survey     of     the     whole  country to be opened up   by   Ihe  road.'   Thegovernnient adopted  the     suggestion   and    the   then  secretary   of  war,.   Edward   M.  Slaiilon,    placed   Mr.    King   in  charge of t lie exploration.    This  important work was immediately  under the secretary of war.   The  exploration,    therefore. ' was   <i  military one.    This work  lasted  from   the   spring  of    lb<>8   until  LS7-I.     and     resulted    in     the i list-        ,          c i   publication of seven  quarto   vol-) Increased Railroad Itfileag-e.  penalty lor rauureto appe;  jis ' impr,isotmietit  for contempt.  .'This bill is intended to make the  i officers to furnish   tost'uuonv  to  i v  convict themselves in advance of  proceedings against them.  ��� The other bill enables the supreme court to'fix a place in the,  stale where officers of corporations against "whom the attorney  general is proceeding forr. violation of the anti-trust law can'appear, and testify.- This bill is in-;  tended Io,prevent the necessity  for the "attorney general to go all  over the United States to lake  testimony, as was done in there-  cent suit against ,1110 insurance  companies. i  There Are Others.  New Denver isa peculiar town.  It holds to high prices, which  have obtained from its birth,  says the Nelson Tribune. Especially is this so in breadstuffs  resulting in living being much  more expensive there than in the  neighboring towns. The departmental stores of the east get a  large percentage of the" ready  cash of the place, while the local  business houses secure the credit  unies aud extra topographical,  geological and mining atlases.  Mr. King's' individual contribution was a monograph on the  Comslcx'k lode, which was the  first extensive study of a mining  district, done by the United  States.  Aside from his -.ervices to the1  government and his connection  a- an expert with most of the  great mining law suits of the  west. Mr. King ha.- found time  to do some not abb' work in reopening gold mining districts of  Mexico. He ha- been at the  head of large enterprise- there,  and has made some great mines  in districts which had not been  worked since the early Spaniards  ���ibandoned them over *-'<��> vear-  ago.  Kipling's Journalism.  ft. Kay Robinson, editor ol the  Allahabad Pioneer, India, has an  article in the current issue of  Literature that, gives some most  interesting reminiscences of Kipling's journalistic life in India.  Of particular interest was Kipling's method of making news  -when' hard presswd .'Tor., copy'.  '. *Oi.'ie night, in   the   oflicc "  says  A conservative  estimate  indicates that  there' will  be  about  ."i.OOO miles of railway construction in this country the present  year, -iays the SI.  Paul   Pioneer  Press.     Last year the number of  miles built was :W��     The  list  jof projected lines would, if built,  make ** total of more than 40,000  miles.    If the estimate is correct,  the amount  of railway ' building  during IHtJii will exceed   that in  any year since \8l.Hh      In each of  the years' I^M.   ISii.").   IS'.Hi and  I.***!!? less   than  I'dOO  mi Jos  were  constructed.   Kesides many other  good effecU of   this  addition   lo  the railway mileage of the country, it means the investment   of  fcir-O.iKiO.MOO iii the most valuable  form for the public interest, and  the  permanent    employment   of  about 27),000 men at good wages.  ll mean*, also the vast amount of  other building which the railroad  naturally .stimulates.  The (ireat. Northwest Central  railway has been sold to''Vice-  President Shaughnessy of the  Canadian Pacific and others. It  runs from a point near JJJraiidpn.  Manitoba, towards . Rapid City:  It has been built for 10 miles,  and the charter carries the right'  of building to the Yellow Head  pass.    ��� ���'"      ���  HAVE  DON'T    FORGET  The Steele House  A   Small   Stock   of  AND DOORS  close    out;   cheap    to  one    taking    the    lot.  JFort Steele Mercantile Co., Ltd,  First   CUiss* 'Brands   of  Liquors   and  Cigars.      Head-  "    quarters      for    . ATinin����      Men.        Commodious  Sample    Rooms.       ,.13est   Cuisine   in   the  West.,'.   Modern, Conveniences.  Home   Comforts.  1). McNeisli  Proprietor.,  w  s  T  GREAT  Northern  Railway.  E  A  ��� S  THK SURVEYORS CHAIN   .MAOK IT TIIK RIIOUTKST  TKAN-SeoNTINHNTAI. HOUTK.      <       , '       *  Tt i.< the* most, modern in equipinc-nt: it. ib the hciivio.se railed line:  it, has a rook-1>a]last, roadhed: it oros.-ea no sand deserts: it \va>   built  without a land <<r:iiit or govonnm'iil Jiifl: it is noted for i*ijurle*>,v of it?  employes: it is the only lino ��oiviii>> meals on the a. la carlo plan.  THROUGH THK GUANTJKST SCKXKRY  IN AMIORfCA  HV   DAYLIGHT.  For TOUT STEKLF. and the lOAST KOOTKXAV MIXKS. Weekly '  Stage   fi'om Kiiliapell,    Steamhoat rouimuuieiit.ioiis from .lemiiiiji.s  during Summer.    Quickest and Rest route to all purl* of the United  states.  Kastern (lanada and  Kui'ope.  For*'maps, tickcls and, complete information call Or addros-<  , nearest a;>ent or  THE   DALGARDNO  ' ' ' f  r     ��� ii ^  ,      ' Fort Steele.  B. C  .'������''... ���   ''  :V  MODERN .BUILT,   WELL" "EQUIPPED   HOSTELRY  ��� WITH'ALL IMPROVED ENTS UP TO DATE  ,    AND WHOSE' CHIEF FEATURES ARE  'M Unexcelled (Cuisine  ^*  "M Ouiet Home Comforts  *-***^\. ������                                                                      o  35 Finely Furnished Bedrooms  ^. A First Class Bar.  # R. E>. MAXHER,   Proprietor.  m  m-  1  is  *  m  m  m  C.G.DrXOX.i'i'iiura! Auent.  Spokane    Wash.  K.r.WlUTXKV. G. r  SI.]'.ml.  . an d  Minn.  Commercial Hotel���� ,  c  Baker Street, Cranbrook. B. C.  Conducted   on   the   European   Plan  '   WELL    APPOINTED    CLUB    ROOMS  Best     Wines     and     Liquors     at     the     Bar  "MUNSON NO. 2."  ^K\ ���^v/'-P-Cil^^'^^ ���^^^^���^^'^^i^*vvr*^1 ~^\ ^P #*^V ���'^V'^V *^^ -^ *^ "*^^�� ^K\ **\/Fk^fo&*&*^^  The Best   Writing Machine  TIIK    OXI.V  INTERCHANGEABLE  STEEL TYPEWHEEL  KIcjMiiitlv   II  luslraled   I.'atah  Free.  )��'UC  Address Edgar   A. Hill, Manufacturer, 94-96Wendell Street, Chicago  *  m  i  m  3P!'  m  THE  Queen's Hotel.  Two Gommodious Sample Rooms for Commercial Men  l-.U'GAGK 'LTfAXSKKItr-KD KKKIC  HOT ,1- COLD MATHS  HATSS S> J'E/l ]>AY.  j. 6. GM6, ProDrietor.  GOLDEN; J3. C.  *  i  8  m  m THE PROSPECTOR. FORT STEELE,0B.  C, MAY VI,  1^90.  ftft&*  ���~��**r*=ar--ir*aaM*m-'am -cw-Km  ijiifi^ii!;  *-&##  ��  '��" --.-?;��� 'j~*��T?��r?<r-riT*rsT-s(r**:��r-**}r***tr  '��"  'V  ftft  ftft  ftft  THE   CAPITAL  AST  0  ft  ft  FORT  *���*  ���*���*  *���*'��  *���*  -������  *$*  *-#*^ *�����  *#��  �����#* ~#* T-jE-T  "ftft  $&���%  ���*����� -it*  -������ ���*��  -*�� -#"  .,*..   .*��  ���?�����*��� *"*���**���  i'*>i��i  -��r* �����***��*  ���",T-****5*  ���*�������� ��J>��  ���I* '��*  .4.. .��*.  �����*����������***  ���4�� *�����������  *#���  ���'*k  v  TE  J , '    ��� ' ' r    D c *  The only Government town in the District  ,  '   , '  ' ' '  . '..''"- *���> , ' '      ' "  '(. '",,'.' " ' ' <���'  ' ' K  WATCff THE PR06RESS OF FORT STEELE  The Hub of the  FORT STEELE  t-    _ ..i.  District  The Center oi  Population  <3. i.  Mining center of  ������ i ���     ���������*  1 *_   -���-  the district  [ftich Placers on Wild Horse; Brewery and Fisher creeks.     Since 1864  V ' ���    ( f s.  in gold has been taken  out of Wild Horse. ^  ��� c  Bole   headquarters   for   Tracy, Wasa, Lewis, Wolf, Wild Horse  Maus  "* L *�� ' '  creeks.    The highest grade ore camp in B, C.  ��� * *i  IW Of NaViQatiOn On t.116 Kootenay River  -Daily Stage between Fort Steele and the  $25,000,000  and Lost  Junction  ��� v  [The  Objective   Point  of  he  HWEST  also  ��  Choice resident and business lots 30x99 from $100 to $250.     Easy terms  ;itles guaranteed.    For Particulars Apply to  E. A. Elton 6c  aim  iZ3 I tiiZil_^IZi?  �� THIS PIlOSJ'l'XJTOJi, FORI  STEELE,  B. C, MAY rs   IM*'i.  The Canadian Bank oi commerce  (HEAD OFFICE TORONTO.)  r*zti���l   'up~~Capital     $6,000,000.  Hon*. (''Co. A. <'o.v,  I'n.-.iilotii.  I!. );l.   W'.U.KKI.'.   (ii;n.  .Mull  Sterling Exchange Bought and Sold.  London Agents���The Bank of Scotland.  | NOTICE.  I  lli.ll-l>\   HIVI- NO! ley    (hill   S1MV   'i.l\^   .lfil'1  I'.lK* I 11,U'Mil Ill-ip.ilV to till* '"llll-T <'<-nilIII->-.l'lll-  i'i nf l.nijils ,111.1 Win )(-.   Vti-'on.-i   H (���   fiu ;������ r-  nilsilllll IO ])llli-llil-,l III.' lull, iwilll.' ])ll c< of 1111-  lll'I'llllKMt .LNll  ll'lll'-..'! Vr.l   t'mwil    l.llllK'       Sllll-  .ilcil on Kixituii-iv 11\ i-i in th... Distucl of -.mull  l*,||-t K</oi<-ii,i\ i'jovin.'.' ol ltritish f'oluiiibi.i  llj|ll iJl-M'lilllMl .1-, lolluun. Ho-'iiiniiii' in llic  -.null] ivi��i ron.i'i ������! Lot,:!."..',.'.: ihrim.- ������������.-.i ���.ii 00  Pvi'im chdin-inoii* or l''ss to Koownuy inuri  tlii-nci' fi'lliiiMiifr in/iilv of Kuoi< nay i-ivri in ii  noilht'ilv mill uenli-rh iHrei-llun  to tin* noitli  c-.ist i-oinor of I .ot :is.">:t, Croup 1     C'oiiiuniiiii.' in  all rl^-lii) m*n-s imm* oi liS*    ,  JOHN' liKLf.,  l-'on iiccl.'  Mm-di IS. 1W.1 l.'-M  DERMERE  CRANBROOK BRANCH,  J. W. H. SMYTHE. Manager.  ��to I?r.a0#��jct0t%  SATURDAY, MAY i:), 18!��>.  LOCAL NEWS NOTES.  R. O. Jennings accompanied  by, W'. A. Stuart of Spokane  went up on Tuesday to look at  the Minnie M. and Tiger mineral  claims on Tracy creek. On their  return Mr. Stuart will go to  Toronto. Mr. Stuart was super-  , intendent of the mineral exhibit  at the Fruit Fair in Spokane  last Fall.  ,lf you want Fire, Life or Accident insurance, or a profitable  investment for -?���> a'month, call  on M. A. Beale.  A young gentleman connected  with the Government offices was  completely crushed by the  charms of one of the pretty girls  connected with the Metropolitan  Opera Company.  The Confederation Life Association issues an unconditional  accumulative policy which is the  most liberal life insurance contract issued. A. L. Me'Dermot,  agon t. --,  James Cronin, Superinieiident  nof the St.  Eugene 'mine   was  in  ��� town on Tuesday last.  New laid eg��*>. fresh unci large)  at Ker.ihaw's. :     ;  r .  ~ '   '-  .John Fink returned from Spo- j  kane Tuesday last. ;  Carlin & Uurick received' two  cars of general merchandise on  Friday last.  Thi- largest stock of spectacles  in town at Cuun's, ,. , *  Ducks are reported' in abund-,  ance at tlie numerous lakes about  Fort Steele. ' Local sportsmen  however come back with empty  bag.-..  Photograph Cameras at Can'n's  NOTICE.  I hi'-eliy ifivt* uoticn ihut thirty diiv- aftfi'  (Lite 1 uiti'iul  to apply  to tlit* Chiuf CiuniiiK-  smner of Lunils Had Works.,Victorln,  foi   pi'r-  mi<.sio:i to imrehiiM* tho following pt>'i-i- of mi ���  m-oupioil and unreserved Crown Unit:     llOKin-  nintrnl a ]xi��t jilunicd oii tho <outh  wo-,1  hiinU  of Iloitlilei* rioi'k about two milrs from Wild  Horse ciculc. thence  Kusi   40 clmins,   thc-iioo  noith ���(�� vhHtii^, thfiU'i" ��'<*-!t-tOcliiiint., tlu'iioo  south   'il ohuitis to point  of   coiniiipiironu-iit  Contmuiiiv,' in nil ubriut lflO acre*1* more or li>si  ANUKEW II. W����i(!K.  Untod at Kort Sti'i-lo. May uli, ISW. ���    19-:.''!  ������The Yellow Fellow,", E. C.  Sterns & Co. Toronto,-Out., and  Syracuse. N. V. _ Best Bicycles  on the market. Prices, rangimr  from $:ri.0() t'o'' g^njio. First-,  class lady's or gem's wheel delivered in Fort Steele for ��5.">.0U.  ft. A-eFiiASKi:; Agent. *  ��� Covernment 'Agent Armstrong  returned from a trip toFernie.on  Saturday'last, a .id "left- on Tuesday for Kimberley to view a road  which wilhbe built to, that dis  'trier. ' ,  having decided to go east. Another preacher will shortly he  appointed in his place. It, is expected that the , delay this  caused will soon bo got,over.  - The new preacher will arrange services when'he come.*-..  St. John's Church of England. ���-  Divine service will be 'hold/in  St.    .John's'    church     a\    7.30.  Strangers welcome.  Sunday school at 2:o0 p. in.  All the children invited,  Presbyterian Church.    '      ,  livening ' service' will' be held  every / Sabbath at 7 ���:-}(), All  welcome. Sabbath School will  meet at 3 p. in,  Is now on the market and LOTS are  for Sale.  i ^ i  r* '  WINDERMERE is the MOST PICTURESQUELY situated town in the ENTIRE  KAST KOOT  ' ( i  EN AY DISTRICT. ��� < '     '     ,        ���       ���  Situated as it is in the CENTER of the HIGHEST GRADE MINERAL BELT of BRITISH  \j i, ������ ' '  COLUMBIA.       It will be tho PRINCIPAL COMMERCIAL, SOCIAL and RAILROAD CENTER  ' i <  ���**���  t  of XorUf. East Kootenay, ', , ' t  THE SUPPLY POINT for HORSE THIEF. TOBY. DUTCH, LAW, BOULDER and NUMBER'  TWO Creeks. '     ���     ' '    ' '  Large Lots  Wide Streets  Max Johnson of Fernie was a  visitor hi-, town during the week.  Mr. Johnson,is looking for, mining properties.  Information Wanted.       i,  li this should meet the 'eye of  Samuel L. Driscoll formerly a  blacksmith in Fort Stoele. c Ho  will hear of 'something' to,, his  advantage.   by    communicating  , with   Indian   Agent   Galbraitn,  i Fort Steele'.  E. C.  Smith. , manager of  the  Superintendent Jenkins of the Sullivan mine, has moved to town  <> C. P. R. Telegraph Line was   in  'town on Tuesday.  Now   is    the   time'   to'   insure  agAinst mountain, fever  and   ty  phokl.    Only  "j*-'! 'a year and you  '  iret *i?l.">   a   week.    ,M. A.'Bealo,  .' agent." ,    ;  F. PI Hogan oi Spokane will  ���'' be in the city about the *2."ith.  Mr. Hogan is one oi llie�� officers  of the Sullivan Group, and one  of the best known inen in Eastern Washington.  .Joe Taenhauser manufacture.-,  jewel lor v. Opposite the Post  Office.    '       , ' *  with his family, and will occupy  his old residence. >       '"      "*     '"  Work ofiprotecting the bridge  on Wild.Horse from "high water  is going forward^.  The family of R. George Shier  proprietor of the' International  Hotel. are expected h<-*re  about .lime L'lid.  The members of the opera  company who w��?re injuretl in  tin* accidfuit on Sumlay wil)  probably'be obliged to remain in  the hospital-f'or some time.  Repairing ��� Chronograph and  Repealing Watches our special-'  ty.   D.. L. Bi-ri'Tst'iiKN. Jeweller.  ll is learned thai an important  mining deal, involving the sale  of a well-known Hull river property, is about to be consummated. The facts regarding it have  not,yet, been made public.  A. W."Bleasdell took an outfit  on Monday to Skookum Chuck  to Jook at some prospects in  which he is'interested.  Toronto investors have managed lo secure about $2.000.000  of copper trust shares.  The Postal Telegraph Company will have their wires into  Spokane this week.  Santo. Johnson & Co. who  have recently bought the East  Kootenay Supply store at. Windermere, have added largely to  iheir stock and purpose keeping  everything needed by the ranchman or miner, which they will  sell,a-t prices that are astonishing.  A. L. Mc.Deriuot has neen appointed agent for the Confederation Life Association of Toronto, for the district of South East,  FCootenav.  . John Fink and W. E. Johnson  paid a.visit to the Mabel mine  on Bull river during the past  .week.  George'  Luvasseur  of   1<V  was in town a few dnvs ago.  ���n i e  For a good Shave. Haircut or  Bath lit* to ('. li Adam'.-. Barber  Shop and Bath Rooms. Succ.es-  .-.or 1o Highwarden -v. Son.  Mr.-i. Sprairiie ha> disponed of  her reitaurant and .--tore in Mrs.  Amine who will in future con-  duel the .same. She will give  the restaurant her per.-onal su-  ,  pervi.sion.  Francis i�� making beautiful,  high finish, up-to-date photos.  Gallery near th-* English church.  Fort Steele.  John I��ink returned from a trip  io Spokane on  Tuesday.  Have your life insured with  t he Confederation Life Association, the only company that issues an unconditional acciimula  Live .policy. A. L. McDermol is  agent. ��� , ���*''  Officer Barnes wC-nt over to  Fei\niei'lasr. week and collected  several hundred dollars ��� from a  class of people who thought, they  bad been over looked.   .  Among the. guests registered  at the International Hoiel during the past week are. B. M.  Richardson. London. England.  W. V. Stuart. Spokane: J. Cronin. Movie: P. E. Smith. Toronto:  A. E. Pitts. A. H. Clements. F.  J. Squires and J. Neelands. of  'Nelson: J. B. McRav. ofVancou-  Iver: F. P. Mclntyre. G. A. Merrick. C. J. Jenkins. D. Hossick,  C. 13. Caiii]>letoii. Winnipeg: F.  11. Mcl-larg. Boulogne. France.  Mr. Chapnian. representing  Ames, llolden it Co., of Winni-  ]iog is in the city. *"  Mrs. J. A. Armstrong returned from a visit to Golden on  Thursday last. 6  (.J. ('. Bushby. secretary of  the hosjiital board, will take his  departure from Fort Steele on  Monday next, having been culled  to Victoria on business. Mr.  Bushby has many friends in town  who will be sorry to have him  go. He will be missed in the  boa id and. in musical circles.  Keating of the Hospital Board.  The meeting ol  the   board of  trustees of the Jubilee -. Hospital  'was held on Tuesday  afternoon.  The resignation of  Mi As, Hearle  was read and accepted, to  take*  effect, as soon as her successor is  appointed.    The'^secretary  was  instructed to communicate with  the hospitals  in Winnipeg. "Victoria and Lelhbridge to ascertain  if  a   competent   matron  can   bo  secured, and  upon" what   terms.  No  other' business   was' -transacted.  A Serious Accident.  One of  the  stages? conveying  members  of   the    Metropolitan  Opera Company from Cranbrook  to Fort Steele last Sunday met  with an accident "which  resulted  in the serious injury of twoladies  of the company and the shaking  ���up of several other occupants of  the vehicle.    Miss Millard, principal soprano, and   Miss  Colby,  a chorus girl, were both brought  to town and taken to the  hospi-,  tal. one with a broken   arm  and  a deep out on the head, the other  with serious internal injury, and  the  right   leg  badly  wrenched.  If,was thought, that Miss Colby  would not recover, but with good  nursing she has,so far recovered  as to be able to join the company  in a few days.    The  injuries'.of  Miss Millard are such that it will  be sonic time before she  can appear  on any  stage,   except   the  one that will convey her   lo  the  Junction.     It was fortunate that  the accident was not   more  serious.    One of the  company  said  "It was pure carelessness.  There  was no necessity for driving  so  fast.    We had all day   in  which  to get to Fort Steele".  PRICES RANGE FROM  $25.00 TO $200  i ' ���*��� ' i  FOR FULL PARTICULARS ADDRESS ���'". . '  . .������'. '���";. ���' '" .  '���ft;     i t ' *   > -    - ' '  Windermere; B. G.  McBride Bro's.  Shell  3$  '��  Heavy Hardware  Powder, Gaps t Fuse  Prb'fessiotial.  ^  NORTH ; STAR  LODGE  VOKT STKEIjK. H. C  U. D.  -     A. F. AND A. M.       C. R. B. C.  Kceuliir iiieolliii;���IsL Tuusiln.v in (...icii  month su eiclit o'clock. VKitinsr lli't'llieni are  cordfiilly mvituil.  A.  W.   Hl.KAM'BI.I.. SuiTOtHTV.       ,  Cumberland   Blacksmith   Coal.  Supplies,    Drill    Steel,   Etc.     -  Mininu  THJS   l^AUGEST  KOOTENAY.  STOCK"   OF   HARDWARE   IN   EAST  Foil'l   S'l'EKI.K  UEVi:i.OP\IK.S'J' SY.VUIC'ATK TjTD  i:iR I.Ciiileiilnill Sti-cci. London. Kiicl-itul.  ' . ^     --.  N. A.,WALLINGER, FORT STEELE.  rOST OKI'ICIO 1!C>X 8.  LAKE & CO.  T H O ]\I A S    Mc V I TT IE  P.U.S.  c��  CE.��  Fort Steele  B.C.  ��� Dealers    In  Appointments.  The   following    appointments  have been made for  the  Soul h  East Kootenay district:  UCKNSK   COM MISSION Kits.  Andrew H. (I race, of Fort  Steele, and Robert K. Ueattie of  Cranbroolc. These appointments  were effective \*esti'i*d;iy.   ,  ADVERTISE.  General Merchandise  -VTHELMAR,. B. C.  Prospectors   Supplies   a    Specialty-  //. L.  CUMMINS.  P. //. S.   ,t-  C. /-,',  Fort -Sleohi B.C. '  W. K. Ki..-.^  II.   W.  llk'IK.'IIVKU.  ross& iij;rciimkr.  Hamsters     -      -      Solicitors  NOTARIES PUBLIC  ���    CONVEYANCERS. . .  Fori .Steele,   /,'.    Q  GROCERIES. HAKDWAl-tK, OLOTHINfi. BOOTS and SHOES.  Prc.byterinn  Church. j  The   I'.ev.   Mr.' Oswald,    who I  was appointed to the Cranbrook  and     Fort   Steele    Presbyterian I  Churches has declined   to  come. I  THE PROSPECTOR.  HOTEL   WINDERMERE  WINUKKMKltK   II   C  J. A. STODDART,   PROP.  'I'll*-   Kim-,1    ll<iti-l   in   Kb*-!   KcmiKmi.i.v  Everything New  Cuisine Unexcelled.  OVKUI.OOKINC       WINI>KRMEKK      I..AKK  j Vine  summer  resort  Cood     Boating     and     Fishing.  HUGH   WATT,   M.   D.f C. M.,  tjonmiltiitioii null   Hiifrittl I'mctici  Oiil;/  OFFICE    HOURS-I    TO   3    P.M.  ttT Niylit   I'all-  xlionld   <-(i   to   Dr.  Hi'odio.  T.  EDE  LANDS and MINES  NOTARY  PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER  Fort Steele,     - B. C.  Ccn. S. Mi-Cnifi. .1. A   Iltirvcy.  HARVEY & McCARTER  llitrri.itch.   Solicitors,   Notaries PiibUc,  Convoijuuct.ru etc-. ���  I:   '-. KOHT 'STKE1.-K..R..O:  KlCVKl.STOKI'* STATION" anil (.;OI.I>i..:N'  CO'LLJSCTIONS       PROMPTLY     JmADE.  CHAS. ESTMERE, C. E.  Real Estate and Mining Broker  A��cut   tor   Kiniitithlf    r.iro   Assnranixj  ���'.t'emiiany. '  KIMBERLEY, B. C.  I'oi'i-espoiidfncf! Snlivll>>(l'  ,   P..O. A(Ulr��*ss,  Kimltcrlcy via"<Yan-  )>ro(jl-.:H.:.c.      '��� ��� . ���'.''.

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