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The Prospector May 27, 1899

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Array *.���*.>,?..' ^ <.'>r * - * - *���' *- r "* *v-j--->* *i.*,v.^.*/i  ��.*'���" ��-  #THE PROSPECTOR liAS UKHN:'r-  *-' V  ���ife    Al-M'OINTKI)  'liUC  OFFICIAL   *P  $ ll '  ���ji     COVERNiVIEHT   GAZETTE     ���"��  ���i�� ' . f-  * 2*  ���* Koi-Souili K.i-.1 KonU'iiiiy if-  ���SS ' 'S4  -fc'��--.i'-��--3C--S��-��S.--^S'--}.-B'Sr<:-:;--'>-T^S��ie-'*0'-5!-  ���i? ��  ���A,  L.  **--?--?->-5-~"*!��-  4  -.. THE, PROSPECTOR  CON-  *? TAINS ALL  PUBLIC NO-  # TICES AND GIVES TKE  ? LATfcSTTELEGRAPHIC  H1 AND LOCAL NEWS,      '  *  *  *  ��  ����^��^��&5.,**-����^;;^;:<;?usy-.*-.j5;-;s*it*-  i-  Voi. 5.  FORT  STEELE,  E. C. SATURDAY, MAY 97, 1S99.  No 21.  New Advertisements To-aay.  |."<u-t Steele ileiciintile Co.  Kimplon <fc I'illsj r. ...  Ouilurliilcuis iiml Kinli.ilmer>  Nolieo S. I.:i Itiie (,i.illn.iilli.  Nouee'-.!. A. Komi ���! ��� c. ���  Notice -II. W. U.inies  IMj-e  ANOTHER GOOD DEAL.  Golden  Fleece and  Stanley  Bonded  For $25,000.  The Golden,Fleece and Slan-  Jey mineral claims were bonded  dnrinir the week lo T. C. Proc-  tor oi Nelson Tor !?2u.iK>(>.  Those claims' are among tho  woll known properties in the  Tracy creek country, they arc  located between Tracy and Lewis  crooks. The'ore is gray copper  carrying gold. The lodge is a  ".'strong and well -defined one.  Most oi' Ihe worlc so J'ar has been  done on the suri'ace to ascertain  .tlie extent of the ledges. Many-of  the assays 'have given high  values.. .Mr. 'Prod or. is well  and favorably known through-  out Kootenay and under his direction the work on the property  will bo pushed and' its value  I'iilly determined. .    ���  at   a   par   value- of   five   cr-mls.  I ���>  Grant McCann,   of  Harrington,  Washington, is president, and  W. S. Rogers, of Spokane, secretary-treasurer. ���  The work on the property will  be continued indefinitely-  LATEST   TELEGRAPHIC    NEWS.  Working* the Kaffir.   ,  Steve Young and David   Newell will continue work   on   their  claim on  the  Wild  Horse   unlil  the lirst'of the month.  The work so far consist.-, of uncovering the lead which is buried under four to five feel of  wash. The load .is about three  feet wide and is well mineralized,  many of the pieces 'of 'quartz  showing free gold.  Tho owners are' much encouraged with, what their claim is  'showing up and believe they  have a .prospect of more than ordinary merit. The.location has  been named the Kaffir.  Another Encounter   With  Filixjinos.  Tired of the War.  (Speei.il lo'i'Hh l'm'-i'KCTim.')  Manila, May 2").���Lawlon's  rearguard, comprising the AJrd  and L'iiid infantry, while escorting the signal service men, who  were recovering and 'rebuilding  the telegraph wire from San Miguel to Haling, encountered a  force of insurgents and fought  their way across country, losing  one     officer    and    fifteen    men  an immense British   Union .lack Clark kidnapping case that  has  and the Stars and Stripes and  between a portrait oi" Queen  Victoria in her coronation robes.  They Must Hang-.      *  (Speel.il Iu The J'j'dsi'Li'inii.)  aroused the entire police force  of this city, there was no clue  this morning that held ont the  slightest promise of success. In  addition to the rewards announc  BIG STRIKE  ON  THE   ESTELLA.  Winnipeg". Man., May 2, ���The ed   yesterday',  Galacian     murderers    were   in-  fornii'-d   today    of   'their    fate,  Cziiby broke down, but Guszozak  received llie news calmly.  Demands Extradition.  (Sjiei'lnl to Tin. I'ui-si'i'i'iuK )  Boston,   Mass..   May i' I.---Do-  wounded," and-one killed. They (.tot-live Snthergill of Montreal,  captured two insurgent captains, I who had reached here today,  and thirty riJIes, and killed one j positively identified Roach, the  officer and  twenty   men  of   the 1 prisoner hold here,   a.*-,  the  man  Activity On the St. Maiy's.  Tom 1-iurd a mining, man  well  "known in "Montana   and  British  Columbia arrived'in   the  City  a  ��� few days ago.' Mr.'Hurd , will  shortly send up , a number oi"  men to develop the Mocking  .Bird and Humming Bird mineral  claims about l.>'miles north Avest  of Potty's upper camp on the St.  ��� Marys, about,00 miles from Port  Steele. He say.s the surface indications in thai? section are most  7excellent, and,gives promiso of  being a great mineral district.  The claims in which .he is interested will be'worked ;until  their  ' ' value is determined.' -So far the  'development has been-confined  to surface workings to ascertain  the extent of the ledges. Tho  ore is copper sulphides with  good values in silver and copper  the'latter varying from five to  20 per cent.'  He Will Work the Blue Peter. ,  C H. Pollen returned from  L,ondon a few days' ago. He  sent out a force of- four or five  men to go on with the develop-  . nient of the Blue Peter group ot  iainus on Alki creelc. a tributary  of the St. Mary's, about '10 inilcs  from town. . The property is  well known in this vicinity' and  is regarded favorably by e��very  one who lias seen'it.' 'The main  tunnel is now in 70 feet, all of  the indications are favorable for  making a mine.  Mining- Notes.      '  1   Bob Dewar left a few days ago  to do assessment  on   the  Alice.  Celtic and Thistle mineral claims  on Alki creek.   ��� ,   '  The ore,shipment from tho  Slocan from January,, 1st until  May 1.0th, a period of four and  one half months, was K-j.i'iB  tons. , ,    ,  ' Mr. F. M.'Chadbournc of' Nelson has accepted the position of  ore buyer for the Hall's Mines  smelter. His first trip will be  through the Slocan country. The  Halls'Mines intends to make a  strong bid for all the custom ore  that is going.     ' k       '  The Pern Gold Mining Company has been reorganized, and  the head offic,e transferred from  VancouyeTto Neisoi^'The.Pern  is one oi' the promising free milling gold properties near Nelson. " '  ' N. C. McKinstry has sent out  a force of men to ��� do assess  ment -work an the Hidden Hand  Group.  Harry Am me, accompanied by  Grimdy Ankhus, left on Friday  for Tracy creek to do assessment  work on the Cresent and Viking-  mineral claims adjoining thc  EstelJa.    These claims  are  said  enemy. The Filipino's stall' 111a-  jors Ouison and Mapua arrived,  bringing with them their families  and belongings.' They "entered'  General MoArthur\s lines in' accordance with a previous agreement. They declare that 'they  are tired of thc hopeless war.  Un the Pasig river, a 'raft heavily laden"with ammunition, sank  swiftlj* arid five men were drown-j bill they will^ make a, prolonged  wanted at Nnpanoe, though the  prisoner denied all knowledge  of the affair. Tie said he. would  ma Ice llie Canadian government  forward extradition papers.  . ( ' Will Fight' All Summer.  (Speeiiil ui'l'lil'J'KoM'Ki'i'OU.'ji  i Ottawa. May 25.���The opposition declares that if the government presses   the' redistribution  ed.  Sir Charles Tupper Honored.  (Speeu! ui Tin: Fiiosi-Kt 'I on )  Sherbrook, Que!, ' L'-k��� The  eastern township conservatives  held a demonstration here, today  in honor of Sir Charles Tupper:  There were large attendances at  both the afternoon and evening,  gatherings. , But" Sir, Charles'  speeches were not of the stirring  character anticipated, and ho  made but little reference ���to current questions., Sir Charles wa.s  heartily received by " several  hundred people at Sherbrooke  station.', He lunchecb withiVTr.  Ives.,  ���     ' -  fight and keep the house in   session1 all'snuimer.'  t Proposed a Statxie to the Queen.  Spceinl lu THK I'Hii-W'I.OJ'ok.   ,  ,' London, May 2.").-���At the hotel  Cecil banquet last night telegrams were oxchangedJ__with  banqueters at Port.Tampa, "Florida. A message signed by , Col.  Thomas Wright was received.'  The message proposed erecting  a statue to .Her Majesty, the  monument to be' erected in the  United States. ��� The Americans'  at tlie banquet replied, cordially  endorsing this proposed honor  to the Queen. t   , -  A. New -Appointment.'  Interesting   Ceremony   at    Windsor.'i (.Vneeiul loTiik 1'uospw-iokj '"'  (.spcciiiito'rnE>-...'.M*i:i'Toi-.i      ,    ,,    '    |7  Ottawa,',May iVi.-Dr. Mclrity--c  ��� .London, 24.���During the after-.jex-M.   P.,' has   been   appointed  noon"of her' birthday the  Queen  Another   Fort  Steele   Incorporation.  Another Wast Kootenay  property has  been   incorporated   in  > Spokane to develop   the  Golden  Pivc group  of  mines,   situated  1)01 ween Ihe fork's of Wild,Horse  siboul 17 miles from town. ��� Peter  McCann  arrived   from   Spokane  on'Tuosdny and left on  Wednesday   to   commence    operations.  Mr. McCann says there has been  considerable   development  done  on tho property by   the  owners.  Two incline funnels. -IU Heel and  tiOfeet, respectively, having been  run on the vein.     Much  of  the  ore in the upper  tunnel   is  free  milling, the lower is concentrating.   JThorc is 18 inches of shipping ore in the lower tunnel, and  about a car  load  on   th�� dump  ready for shipment.  Those who are iamiliar with  the property say there i.s every  ���indication.that with further development' the group - will., be  ���numbered' among tlie producing  mines of this-sectiou. The. company which ��� was incorporated  'about May 1st, is known as the  "Goldeh Five Fort Steele Mining- Company".. It is capitalized  fr>r-#r*.0.0l-.!0, with 1.000..000 shares  to make a fine showing, and with  further development, bid fair to  rank with tho Estolla.'  J. B. Aldrich. general manager of the.Trail smelter, was in  the district last week.' He went  up to look at thc North Star and  Sullivan mines, and to get.an  idea of the ore production of the  district. ,  17). W. Moore, representing the  Canadian Smelting works at  Trail, was in town on Thursday.  Mr. Moore is'looking over and  sizing u 1) the situation, in East  Kootenay.  .). ll. Parrel 1, a mining engineer of San Pra,ncisco, was in the  oily on Thursday, and will go to  Windermere to examine and report upon some mining properly  in that vicinity.  An Outsiders Opinion.  A mining man well known  all  over the northwest was  in  Fort  Steele for the  first   time, during  the past wcelc.      When   asked  what  his  impressions  were  regarding this section he said:   "T  have had no opportunity  of  going about,   but from  samples  of  ore which have been   shown   me  coming  from  different  sections,  1  have no   hesitation   in   saying  that no '.part of the Province ever  had. such surface showings, a-nd  should the saine character of ��sre  eontiii'iie with -development 7the  district is bound to. attract attention.    I look to see a substantial'  and rapid growth of mining  de  velbpment in East Kooteuay.      .;  planted an oak sapling  on' the  easl lawn olA-Windsor castle. She  drove   along  Kenneth  drive  to  the spot, and was assisted iu the  planting by thc  Duke of  Saxe-  Coburg and Gotha, and all of the  members    of    the'   royal     family       witnessed   -   the "  ' ceremony.     Her Majesty < continued  her drive in the direction of Ar-  oginerc.    The military   Kinghts  of Windsor presented an address  to the Queen at noon in the corridor of the castle  and  received  the "warm thanks of Her Majesty.  A pretty incident was  the  presentation to the Queen this morning by each' of her  grand  and  great grand children now at the  castle, of a tiny boquet of ^Lowers.     Her  Majesty  wa.s  deeply  touched.  Ban If. Alia., L'-L ���Bishop Mo-  ret and five French clergymen  bound from Hongkong to home,  who sought to break the monol-  ony of their journey . across the  continent after lauding at Vancouver a few days ago, by spending a couple of days Hi the Canadian National Park at this  point, were rescued Ihis morning from a perilous position in a  mountain crevice. They started  without a, guide lo make the ascent ol Sulphur mountain, and  lost their way.  Attempts to Float the Paris Fail.  Cornwall, 24.���The attempt  made to float the American Line  steamer Paris this afternoon has  ]>rovon unsuccessf 111.  Honors Paid the Queen.  (Spee1.1l t" Tin: I'misi'ia nut.)  New York*. May 2-1.���Seventy  persons lonight sat down to llie  fourth annual dinner, of the  British Schools and Universities  Club given at the Brevoorl.  House in honor of Queen Victoria's eightieth birthday.. Admiral Sampson was the guest of  the evening and made a,' speech.  At  the  head  of  the  table were  -lieutenant-governor    of .Prince  Edward Island.  Will Remain In Public Lifo.  Simula! lo Tim* I'hijki'BCTOh.  a London. May 2,">.--J ustiu McCarthy denies that he i.s to retire  from public life, as announced  by the Cork Examiner.  Silk Mill Gone Up In Smoke."  (Special loTin: J'lto'.riX'ioic ���  New Yorlc, May 2."i.���Nightingale's Silk Mill at Paterson, N.  .1. was comploTcly�� destroyed by  fire today. The loss is estimated  at -^nO.OOO partially insured, the  origin of the fire is unknown.  Death of a Prominent Mason.  (Speeinl 10 Thk l'uosi'KCKiit.) '    .*���  New York, May 2~>.���.lames H.  Durard, past grand master of  the masons of Now Jersey, died  in the city hospital from  apoplexy. He was stricken  while working the 22nd degree  ou Wednesday night.  Make Pertinent Inquiries.  (Speeiul 10 Thk J'bospkci'ok )  Manila.    May   2.-).���The   Filipinos commissioners left here by  special train today.     They  will  be'escorted under a Hag of truce  lo  their   lines.      It   is  expected  they will soon return.   President  Gonzago,  of  the  Filipino   commission, previous lo  his  departure said:    "We  greatly   appreciate the courtesy .ihown us.  We  have spent some time with your  commissioners incidentally  considering the American  constitution its principles  impressed   us  profoundly.     The   plaii_ of  government offered  the   Philippines  seems iu theory   a   colonial   system.     But why should   a   nation  with   your  constitution  sock   to  make a colony of distant people,  who have been so long   lighting  against Spain to secure the same  rights  your  constitution .gives.  You fought' the  same  battle', -iii  America when you fought.against England."  an anonymous  person'came-forward .with *?.")00  and President Coogau of Manhattan borough with ��!?HiO to  make the tota]0reward ."Sl.lou for  the recovery of the missing  child.  Capt. McClusky. of the detectives, asserts his confidence that  tlie child will be recovered. Mrs.  Clark, the mother, is suffering  from nervous prostration, and  her reason may give way if relief does not come soon.  The'child was being wheeled  in a''park by a servant a few days  ago and soon after life' empty  carriage  was  found.      A  letter  I ^     r  was sent to the mother saying  both servant and baby we're in  good hands and would be kept.  Victims of a Fire. .  Now 'York, May 2.").���A man  named Thompson and a negress,  whose first name was Grace, were  the victims of a tiro that caused  $20\000 damage at a brown stone  residence 112 West Forty-  Seventh street.  Minnie M. and Tiger Incorporated.  N. 'A.* Wallinger 'has been  spending some time in Spokane.  His friends here 'wore getting  alarmed at his prolonged stay  and hard organized a search party  to go out for him. when fortunately he put iri his appearance  early in?the week. He was not  idle during his absence having  succeeded in organizing the  Lewi's Creek 'Mining Company,  'Uking'in thft"\\v.]i leu,,,-, n M.infiio  M. and Tiger mineral claims'.  The new company si arts out with  a capital of i?100,000. divided into  one million shares with ten cents  as the par value. Thc first shares  were put on the market at. 2-]  cents pe,r share. The matter of  tho.incorporation is in thc hands  of Mudgetf,' Kouthe cv Co.. well  known' mining brokers of Spokane.  The Minnie xVl. and Tiger are  claims well known in this section  and are well thought of. Mr.  Wallinger says: -'So far as developed the ore is principally  concentrating. The company  will go on and develop the property with a view of making it a  producing mine.  Six Feet of Solid Ore In the Bottom,  ,   of the Shaft.  A strike of more than ordinary  importance was made on the EstelJa group early this week.     lit  the bottom of the fi2 foot shaft a  solid body of ore was encountered six feet across the shaft. The  shaft was sunk on   Ihe   hanging  wall and how wide the  ledge   i-;  at that depth was not ascertained but. that  there is  six   feet  of  ore is known positively.  Tho ore is of high  grade,   the   '  values being in lead and copper.  Last    week    Tin-:   Pkosiakc-tok  gave a'detailed  account   of  the  development   of   the   property,  suffice it to say   that   there  has  been about S00 feet of work done.  The Estella may now be considered a mine  having  passed   the  prospect stage.. , If  there  were--  more properties  in   the  district'  showing the same amount of development', the question 01  railroads and capital would be prac-  .tically settled. ",  STJUVEYORS      IN"  ' THE     FIELD.  'Active Work on the North and  South Railway has Commenced.  The Road will be Built This'Sum-  mer.  Mysterious Kidnapping- Case.  In   the  "(Special toT.HK'l'nosi-KCiroMJ  ..  New York.  -May  2f��.  BELIEVES IN" EAST  KOOTENAY.  E.   J.   Walsh   Talks   Entertainingly  '������   of Its Mineral  Resources.  ' E. J. Walsh. C. E., arrived  from Ottawa on Thursday. In  an interview with a representative of Tjiio PiioapiiuTOK Mr.  Walsh said: -'Capitalists in  Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa  are making iiujuiries' regarding1  the mineral resources and mining outlook- for East Kootenay  and 1 expect a number of them  will bo out here as soon as the  suason is more advanced. My  business here at the present  time is to look- after and superintend the working and future  operations of the Big Chief."  "Mow was the sale of 1 he Biir  Chief effectedT <��� asked Tu..;  Pkospkutoi' representative.  "The sale was elfected cliielly  through reports made by me. I  was so well pleased wiih 1ho appearance of the Big Chief that 1  personally bonded the Oiipont  group of claims on the opposite  side of Boulder i-reelc."  "To whom was llie Big Chief  rebornled?"  "I am mil al liberty lo say, at  present, however you will lie informed in good time. My" faith  in the mineral, resources of the;  Fort Steele district, is unbounded,-and 17 believe further.: development which will attract capital, will'iiialce the-disfrict second  to none in the Province as a mineral producer." ,'.",.  There has during tho past year  been a vast amount of  speculation as to what  certain .railway  projects, which at different limes  had been agitated, would amguufc  to.    The rumors were, so   vague J  that there,has been;" tip  to  the  present,'    nothing  ���.tangible , to-,  grasp,' and the people have lived '  largely in hope.    That a' railway  must 'ultimately  come  into' the'  district there-seemed  to  be   no  .doubt, but;which of the railways .  will be first,in the field'? "Fii-nt 11  is tho C. P.   ll.. Wen "again 'the  Great   Northern,       It   will   no  doubt cause   some, surprise   Ui>  learn that it is neither, of 'them',  but a road  which   will   be  built.-  and operated by an'independent  company.     A company has been  organized in London, and il ha.-?  been    underwritten,    to   build   a. -  road    from     the    .international  boundary, following closely  the  mountains on theeast side of the-  Kootenay valley lo Golden.     It  said from a reconnaisance. which  has been taken, thai there are no  engineering difficulties  to  overcome., and that the road  caliber  built al'a  minimum .cost,   much  less than is usual in a inountaiu   ���  country.    Surveyors have  been  in the field foi- sonic  time   working quietly in small parties.    So  quiet    have   been   their   movements that but few people   have  been aware  that actual   surveying i.s being done.-  There'is no question  but  that  the large  number  of surveyor;-*,  which    were   at   Kalispell   last'  week   are   connected  with  this  survey.     It is generally  known,  that there is a small party at EI'  ko.   where   they   havo  been   for'  several weeks waiting for orders  lo go on: there   is  also another  party al Cranbrook.      Two   surveyors came down from Windermere last week.      It will only he  a short lime before they will all  bj actively in the field and something definite known.  The building   of  |]*is   road   as  indicated will force the C. P.   R,  lo show iis hand, and in all probability 1 hey will build up on Ihe  wesl side of (he river with Golden as ihe objeclire point.   Killior  road wil I (open   up  a   wonderful  mining country which   will   furnish'all tlie 'tonnage which   will'"'  be required'lb operate ".them."    lu  fact the'valley :*if the. Kootenay 7  witli mines now   developed,   and  ethers which  will   develop   with  railway,  facilities,    will   supply  moro tonnage  than; any similar;  mileage..of road in America.  sea h!'>7;'-'A''^  '���^'yyf^yff'fiy^ ^fMii^iffifgf'mfitf- Ay yff ''  yyv:-y:iyfSfiyf:--:y''yf(i'<?itM .fi-yy^A-ffi'yy  notice.;  ,-,...;      DISSOLUTION v NOTICE  77.';'i';d.;AWotieer;u*!iA:Ui^^  foruAeylialiii.;1';^  lli-ew-iH'.s i'u t.li.e'rpwii/pfKoriVS  linii7iiamij.,of7.tlia'-'I'*ori :Steele:Br^-ingCo.A  irilsv.-ilii.s-. .tliiy'-.iii^ftiiV.'dis.solvldil'.'hy'AimiiijijAoii--!  1^;'^'dViiiui^  " 77777y  AVlierAlrira^^^  "' "' """"  ;; A7;A^'est:l'Voni'piieIc.liH IJ.Ivo'c,  jsidoot riyrji-'iciir: 11 u t ii I 11 ri d��ii*., f'ri-i.-U.. ...;���' ..-������ ���}'���;���  A.:,T..-\.'.AtTii'l:'o-'."irMie'<:--'tliiit-7il.'.-; Oj'ivlil (,!r.ilili.li.-s.  Free  77..'Mbiiji-'sAN^tfjit-nii^Xo.'A^i:!!! A,."':.'iiiii:iiil'-sixty  A��l��yjsl"W>inl.lic dale lieiieolAo apiil.VAiiAhe  Min-  '..''.-{DK.JIue'oKliMy.'roV.si C'erlilii:iue.o��,liiipi'l��Vtii'll'n,.'t  ���''���:���''". r'foi'Alii; purpose of.oiiii'iiiiliiii if <J!ro\v.ii  (Irani  ol'  ;7;, tlie'iilmvi'elillniK.  ,.:���'. 7  ;-;'. ,:,  -.'-.-..-" .j ,'.-.-������ ..;.'������'  777 ������;;.7Aii(l rui'llieriiiliii noUee' i.iiiiu! ��� iic-tSjnVi'H'li'.i-,  ;-'j,(>'i:i,ioii :IT.' iiiiisi, lie- cmiiiueiiced liiyfore.Uie issii-  .-"   irieuof sueli ('.'i>i',lilie;iU'.i)I' Iriiprovetiieiils.   v "' '  7; i...7:A.,:77"'7,7" -"7 77 v 7 vnAVib ok.ikpi.'I'H,7,...  Daied'.Ids 'istli; day "I'-.'.'el'.,' IS'JU.''���'������'��� .H'rlT ���  ���"'''��'ll"l'i7)-A7lS1ivKV  ff i/77Af777::FOR;--SALE.:'':7 7:7-;;'7--  ���: l; An'Ainnly'aniiit.oi',-. I'oi* -'working , free  7;i1iilling quit;i'U.,,'S:iycs'ii.-or;l)0 poreent.  7.6r��oUL .Wei^^^  7in'".M !i'clo:,'s.oet.i<>n��:'ror',' l."-!si_ck bi'yT; U),"in<jiiii.--.  Ttaiiicliiiiu**.    t'an.j.ic H^'Av.nOai't-he; St.'.-:;  'Eugene Alissii'iL  ,<-:;, For��� t^itrtien*liu's ai>]il.y to  KKBD^IvAtSKR'.',.-'  " ���  c.-. sreic.-.A .Ay7:>;7  ' >��� I >;itO(l. :Vt, l''ort Steele, tliis.tiili (lay. oOJareli,  fiui, issiii.,--.���''...-��� ,7..-7. 7 y--iiii'fffv.-o.ifi-i-i-:.���'.'���  EXCHM&EmSAPEipEPOSITg]^  -gff.GE.0 RGB7 GEi^J^iffyf  f',<?.yy.  MOYIE CITYi EASTKdOTEMAYiB^.  Transact:*-a, geiici'iif.Aitnecjtiiig'.-aiiiCPex-  ff--��i,i:fy. 7i<;liaii<re' biisiiiess7'7A7 fifi ' ���  77V -V7''7 '-77- 7-notice7 77.   ��������� A.:7-7-777-  - ,'T. liei'tliy u:ive notice, tliat thirty; Oays after  dale I iiileiul to apply to UieCliief Commissioner of Laiids'and >Voi'ks,7 Victoria,711. .Cic.foi:  permission to pureliitsetlie. follpwinj*;. pieee of  unoccupied and unreserved Crown1 .lands, sitn-  a'teeT between the, old .1 wlin Lewis ���pre-emption  Loi HO anil Kof-'ufMoore's prc-eriipl.ioii. begin-  nint,' at tlie souili west corner and rii.11''south-. t��.  ��� kosoi-'!. Moore'ti line. ihenee'easl 10 chains,  'theuce north toLeVisAsiVm.li east' post. .thence  baelt: to place of eonniieiicein'cnt, Wl acres more  or less'. .,.," ',- - 'yf-V-i ���..���������}--���..������.���''-<���,��� !x.. ���  iy      .'i-i1'.' vf ���'-..:' ,7, .1011N LEVKTT "}}  "'-.- bated this April sthAlSM.   ' Ai-V-I'1,.':  NOTICE.  '$>���'  Tlie partnership between Jtf." A. ywallinc:er  aiid' K.'A; Elloii is dissolved' by mutual consent  r.7A.. l7l:A^.llVI':N7..-l7QI't.Stee)oAI:^C.A dating from Miii;eh :il7 l��W.-:    ��� ,     ;-'-���'  -A-,.    A  ;��� f.-i.'-f - - ���- ?' ' '-  ;'--o -' ":"-''';- -A' ..':- j7,���;��� ; 7.;7 a ; 7  ;;.   '���:n7'a.7waLrLixb'kKA'.:. 7,  ~  '.:::������ , .'���     ���-..   K. A; wr/I'ON. ,   '   '7   '���._���'���  Fort Steele, tfc-April 11, l(i!W.7 .  :^%��m$m  7--7A...--',A:- y.yf ���"���'_' ���': ''..- i i'' ':-'"'���'��� :fi''i f "V-f '-NOTICE. :.'.- 'A, ���',';.. .'  :,,    ' '-.  -_y_   '"'.'  ; .-,'     .'���.--' ')���'      I. hereliy, srive noiieethat thirty days;Aifier  '      SOUTH,K 7s'I- K-OOTk.VAY DISTRICT^ 7  jdaie I intend to apply to tlieChi'Jf.Coim.iissioii-  -,,���>������".        ..... -,    - ��� .-'���-,,������ .j   0! er of  r.aiids and   Works.   Victoria.. 11. C.  for  ''"���"''���   ' .,..';,..,,   ......Vvr-t-- .... v ..,,-,- '< permission to piirc'iiasi: the  followiiitr; piece of  ��� A-^SBSSMKN;!* ���.*.���("���.���'.V Nil    Kh\h.\Jih ,..I.,*...V-Ai. I. ��� ' .. '     ...���'������     ...        .       ���������,''. .,     .  .      '������ .������..-- ,, ,.-.������ i.uireser.vei.1 Crow.u   Land, situated  two miles  V Ac:Notii'eisK.-rel^.��V>'n.in,aecorila^e  wiU)|froi:i  ih.^ ,c'ootea.,,i,- fi^r   in   lIl(, ���,]"is,,.it.(, of  ���Ihe SUitmcs. that.Kevenne Ta*?. and ail 'axes.. ^-^ K^ Koott.���.1V( .,���a .d0seribed us .ol-  - levied under tne Ass'tssmei-a Act. ^tre  ���� ����A ,���,.  Hi-innini-al a pfisi.placed   on  tile  banU  for the year 1HW. All or the ahoye taxes ,e..l- .-^ ^m Uor^t.n.,;k lip.lr t,]���,0i(i bridge, ihence  ���.;"lectib)e:��-itliin the -iis.trf.a of... Kast  K<x,tcriay , ^ -,() ^.^ l)u.llr,.-nortii  Kil'eliniiis.  theiice  J5ontIit'rnl>i��sii.n. assessed by tnr, are p.i> aid.-j wf.^..f,\xhl, WM   Hl),.sf, cred.; ,:ont.ainirit-  loo  i,t nny oillce Fort' S.te'ete.. . As>i.:v-e-l  raxes ;1!A ; arrt,s ,1:;���;e ^-jess;     . :, ���-  ���;collectllili>att.lie lolioivinu rates, v:z:     -.     .;    {.-'������-.'   "      ������,     " ' H. .1.. AMMK.  .  7-Koiir-ti'ftlis i.f i.ne per, cent i..[j thi;  assessed '  DRAFTS,'CHECKS, TIME CHECKS AND  777.77 -7 ACCo;uNTs;cASHEi>A7,;;,;,;77,A"  .Drafts issiiQcl ])i'iyitl').]e:iii7Ciiiia(l;i; and1'  7tlie'7'U.nite(l'Stiit.es. .'���. 77 7 77:, V'ffiv if iff-  77'T]ie7al3qye7H6iel7ha:S7 beonWre-'  centiyrei-ected. i an'rt;7;ireatly7Ju]--  nisiierl thronghpi.it:= f%y.iy^i-fiyfi.  777Cosy7ahd(^mfoftible;;Rdo  The ���.B.a.]*,-.,.'siii)i:iliii(i. "witli.-y",.t]ro7' 7BEST  .A7-..brands:of'Liqiiot's abil.Gijriir^:'   77  HEADQU.ARfERS   FOR.M IN ING.: MEN.  GRASSICKmi DEMPSEYK  Daied,at f'nr-t Steele this 2lsl (lav ol April,  KV.��A ' A    '      l*i-'2n  II-' YOU'WAVTA Hoop jMK.VI.,  rn.lue. of ri-ill estate  Tliri..'--fuurt'iis ni 0��e p-r c..ni.  mi '.lie as- j  sess.'d value of per.-wial pi-operiy.    ���    ���     .    -a    |  ,: :y)n so niuch. ut" tlii income oi any. P'-'i'son a> I  .exceeds iiui; Ihousiind dollars. - thv 'fulluwiri!.' .  . tales, 'namely.- upon  such .excess,   when   the .  same is trot' more  thiiti u.-ir. tliousitsiil .hillitrs. j  one arid one fourth'nf on"'P'-rcen'-   wl'��'!i such J - .      .  excels-- is over leu'thotisaud  dollars  a:i,l tif.t ;     , ; . ,       ���  7riuf^^^ 'CARLO', RESTAU-RANT  . over 'twenty: thousand ili.iiui-- oil- liiidjhree J   - ,    ' v ,.      ���   ' . t 7- -.  foil rt-hs of one per vent. ���   -='���'"[������ Oil  Hi VeVSI,d.O. AvOll 110. '   ....  ���   'Three "per cent,  oil the. :i^-ist��: value of j     ...,',  wild hind. ��� ���   -. j ��� William Robinson, Proprietor  ' If paiil'iiu or hefoi-i- i'rier.inn   liay  >.!  .Iiu...-.!       ' -^   .,.���..  isflo.       ": .'��� - ��������� ' ,,;- i        ' ���    ' 7 ...  7 Three-llftlis'iif Oil" peVC'-llt. oil Ulr as,es>.-il ���  vnlne o'f real ost.ut.o.        ..    ��� !  Olie-lutlf   'if   'me iP'-r  Celli.   on   the. rtss'V-se.i ,  ,, Viijue of pi-rsiinal proper!.,.  "'iTpdll Micll'excess   -iif   .ineoril.e.    :<��� ile!)    I !i'- ������ '  Millie   is   not   more   'lia:.   ten ! lioiisatnl.dolla r... ; | . j >,,..|.t_ j()(.   _ -^ %-, -1 j m ���,    (���'(..li.  Sloi-lc,   l>.   (  one   per cent.,   when   sm-h   .-xce-.s   I,   over ;.,-���!, . 1      ���      ��� . ���  thousitnil dollars and iiu!   niore  tloiu  twjtniy '  thousand dollars, one and one-fourth ���>' "lie per  PALMER'S  BAR HOTEL  ..���.i'atjji,kr:s i.sau: n.-c  ARCHIE McLEOD...-'. -'PROPRIETOR  Travellers will iiiid tlii.s 'liot-jl. (lie  iiidst comfortable on t.hxj remfo to' Perry  Greek ttnd (Irouse .Mountain;   .7  "   .- :-  0.. y^THe }ylj:&well ei-7:0  .77-7 7;; a ' AV^vt7ste^^;G|-7%777 %s  -. y. ;7-s AiJDEE 1 .&&? a*7k7horses.7:77-  TiCAAllXG Orr.VI.I. KINlVs,7A7si'KCrAI.TV  "'x-ffA:  WATCIIICS KKI'AIHKl.l aiiil,.SAT.f.SI-*Ap'.l'i:dx,  '���' v^vy^-'v^'^'iA^^^^'1'^^!^'i.--;7,777J''''  PdHT7:STj7EU2, '77-77- 7::;77:77B7770.  7^7-: 7'";7Porl Steele.7B;C77.77.7.7,���  ISVEllYTHI-^O -7IA11 IST  CLASH.'" '���������"  :7:7'7:;P-H:OTO(^^:PH'S7,7:;;7'  7 7-'777 7:7;'-vvPJiotogf;i,pHicAArtist.7  ���-;-'^y'".-.-:���    :-.;���:   ,-,   ���,- ;--.'-,': ��� -'-'..'.  .--/A   '7'--,-.:.''   i-. ii - -' :  Stiudio, Govei.'nnioi.it.> Avenue, north-; of,  ';,; '���'"' tlieyt'i'd^l>yterian Giiui'cli;     .-.-':������  7A;y0utSide. Views'a Specialty^77'  Shavirigy i?7Hair 7 Dressirig77Parlory  '..,.' fi yy.7;.A:..x^xtio;Orienta';Hotel..7:'7vfA'" A^'":':1  ���-'7777a;.F'PRT7'STEELEy:'B.,;Ci777:7-7- 7  '77.'  iAllkiucls.pf'hai^7:WQi'k:7.7 'f y7:7A  '���fifyfiivyi:-ff. ���'7:y7":::7"a:speGial'try-,,'7  A. J. GREZ7  Proprietor:7  .T7-G.'.'ARHS  Go to the  MK.VLS    AT    A I.I-    HOCKS.  BOWLING ALLEY  .w.i:i:i.'.T Ijk,'-:. I'Ikhm.'Ii-.thi,'.  Celli-- "Hell Midi execs  tuemv   tli'.ii-.  and dollars, one iind nut ���half'..r .im- p.-r eeiit.  .    1,'evcinic. Tax fit."*!,per capita  ( me per fi  ll, un the as  Cigars nnd Tobacco  Edisons''Phonograph  or mineral hi ariii:! substances   iiaval.'.-  ipuirt-, ,.           _                       I,  erly on the lasfiliiv df  '.lie 'months  nl'  Slurili. ! K(.ir (iriviiii- pili'ty.- iiiul hulii'.'  ill nils:; ;-  .hitje. Septetnl.er ami I iec-ini.er of ciieli year,     \ ���.���,   , j,,, j ���|������-���1ynii,l,i is insl  t lie -t.il ill":.  CM. I-; I.'V.'A I.'I IS, .      i           .  Assessor ilil'  I Collec'or.  I-*ori Stc-le. |(. C; .Ian  ary titli, Is'.i'.f  Why not irive it ;i. trinlV 'I'i-I'Iiis ivusoii-  i iiiile. leave order,* .'it. i.iie l.'.invlino- Alley  Fout StioeijK, -B. O.-.y    , ;  a y-   Manufacturer of. .  Tiinvtire,- 'Giilvanized Iron', Sheet.  ,Iron.   Stove  Pipes  and     '  - , . Gopjierwaive . '   a .���>���  BUILDINGS HEATED and VENTILATED  Phnnbiiigv: Pipe "littiii."- 'and  all  Ivinds of sanitin-y avoi'Iv' "  flir Ticlit���Hot Blast Stoves  ll.ydi'.-i.iilio   ��i.ii(l... Air   'Pipes   i'or  .Alines   ,-.-' -        ���   ',  SI'KGIAI'.   ATTKXTliAiY   I'AII)    T(l  ���IOH' H'OKK.  ..I.   .1.    IjA.MONT  (>o ii tractor and Builder  Forli Steele, II C. ' ';'  General: Blacksmith.  7 horse shoeing,  :7;:.''^,-'-:and^obbing.a7;;\:,77'  ���Mining , \Voi;k  , a   Specinlt}'.  7J.7GRICE, I). D. S.  "Gi'iii'liiiito l':'hila(li;l])lii!i���Dental '(.'olle<''c  .7'DENTIST.;.;^  R i a* e rs id c   A \' e n u e,  ,.  POUT STEELE, B.'Ga  ^;;-^^v0c^H.iS7:77y.;;?  TAlLdR77^^  ;'7>a ^NDIMPQRTEK.GP   7; "7  :;7\77;7v7'7^:'^INE7'WOOLLENS  i   'Eoclvy 'TNloniitain'"A��ven.n'ci;.-���'- '7  a  7 Fort .Steele, B.7G."' 77 .���  7:;:B.:;R.CpbK|7,,.*';  Livery,   Peed ��� and,   Sale  Stable.  '"'.-���''   'Foi*trSt:eele';;'i"{.7e...'' '������ ���   '*���'  TKjUIIXi; Ol'' ALL K'lkli.S SOLICITKn..  ;777":.y77.7G,7E.7^p;A;MS77,77"7-<7.';  'Eyer^thmg7Strict.ly7'Pi  .f.^t&C.iiloQr-.tol'fa  7 7 7 Why Not Invest ��ln��;7   7:  "������'"e>--7'x'7- .-���-��� 7-77'7:!''7^-777'-':--7'''  1   ��� -0- ' i. ..-'"--. A .'","'," -'���1 -"' '   .    '     v-'"  *-'������,-        '.-,--' ���.,!',,      . , -.       -.���"', \ ;'   .y,v a   -  yjlie Leaclville of7East Kobtenaifcy  NOTICE.  'Die |iarlticrslii|i lleri-.Kilnre A'xlsl.in;; lie-  ivveen Wllllliiii'Oiirlln and James (!. Ilnriel; lias  lieen ilissolved as li-niu tliisda.y. All lialiilil.ies  .will lie paid by Willium Cai lia. All pa riles iii-  l.leliteil to llie llrm arc rei|nired to pay llie  iii'noiinl. Id (Vllliani <Vrliti.\vitlirnil, delay.  ��� , A Wii.ljlAiM OAl'LLN'.  J. !���'. ' Aii>is-n��i.\(i, Adi'iiiiiistraliir nf llie  esiat.e or .1 AjMKS.'C I.HTI'K ;ic,  l-Virl Steele, :l'.-i|li..\|iril. IM'!'. IT-r*l.  G. ARNOLD  .., Makes, regular trip's'from Port  Steele .Tiincti.0,11 to Port Steele. ���'  FREIGHT OR EXPRESS  .'Delivered: on   day   of arrival.  Leave orders with  '    M. A. BEALE.'  7:-PASTUR.lv. '  Horses will be received at my  rii.neli. 011 l.Ailve Crook'for pasturing at $1' per iiionl.ii.'  I. have ��� i'oO  aoros under t'encei  Avitli plenty of water.     I.ianeli is  situated on the North Star road.  '-'.'.   JOHN F. "ADAM'S.- ���  14-:  miles'   from    tli,o  ..famous  NokTH/STAk   niiue.     7l;j-  niilos  !;from the Sullivan niiiio.0    .  Nearly, "20(1   ininorul..'��� chiiins snrroimtii  , .���.���J.vOI.BI'jRTjKY and dejiciul on  it,  '",  . . for supplies.  The terminus' of the North Star  Railway Branch V 7  . KT.\l lil'lKfjli.1!'. is not, ;l Iximn toivri,.  roiAsni'i'oiinded by the; .LA.R('.!70.ST7s1L-  VKfl-'LIOAI.) A11N l<:S IN TH K WOR/IAD  it nnisl, nocossiirily bci.'oinu- il birAii-  nii.y     A. , ���      ���.';,;    ��� J        y  '���'���      '   ' ���  '*. -  ..      ���'''������  For a safe and profitable', inyesfi-  ment buy lots in Kimberley  I-  ^t81^eele7CHAS. estmere  '��� Sole flaenL  IPost 0l'li(-e Address, Kiiriberler  via Cranbrook. .17'. 0. THK PKOKI'K<TOh\ FOKT STEELK,   l-J, ('., MAY  1 =i (!i.  ��to ^voxpzciox.  SATURDAY, MAY 27, 1H!I!I.-  Ottav/a Letter,  l-'iom ()'ir   Ow u Coiresiimiilem.  Ottawa, May 2h.��� It is evident  that, the transportation question,  particular ;is it effects the   we.st*=  i.s going1 to take a  very  proniin-  j'lit place in the business  of   the  present   session  oi'   Parliament.  Many are llio resolutions on   the  order  paper   dealing   with   the  problem'in oik? form or another,  and while the methods snggested  ,-ih a solution, to  Ihe  difficulties  are various  they  have   bin   one  object in view, namely, the more  -complete control of ihe railways'  hy    the   'Government,    for    the  'people, instead of the control  of  the (.overnment by the railways  Ibr themselves, ii.*, has   unfortunately been  too  much, the  case  from tho dale that the  lirst   sod  on'the first  railway 'in   Canada  ivjis turned.  aIjTUKN'ativk   ruorosrriONS.  ,i The two proposals  that   have  titkon'.the most, definite  shape  are (I) Slate ownership 'of  rail-  \Vciys? and {2)   Government con  Lit)] by means of'aboard oi' rail'-  ��� \v;iy commissioner*.   The former  project   has   been    industrously  advocated by more than .one Liberal member of Parliament,, with  thaf   J'reedoin    oi'    independent  which  is   the   recognized  birthright ol   Liberalism,   but   which  is not always too judiciously  exorcised,     ilt'does   not   reipiire  however   very  much   investigation to show that such a  project  is utterly impracticable at  least  lor very many 'years, and  advocating an alternative .scheme last  Avoek of which  I  will  say  more  in'.-i nionionl.    Mr. .1. G. Rutherford,   oi-'   Portage    la   .Prairie!  ���>.- quoted    a    few    figures , which  , should give ,il ..its' quietus.    ��� He  showed   thai   there  are   at' tho  ,   present time 10,87(1 miles of rail-  -vviiys'in Canada which have cost  on -in average !$rif>,fM-l or: a  total  ' *of.80:-i7.0(in,i'Sp.' or about *-��l,000  ,;i.per family.' , To burden theconn-  A try with this huge sum would be  cable project. The unexpected  (���haujj'e of attitude on the part of  ihe imperial f'ovornmont having  brought matters lo a sudden and  unexpected standstill. It had  been understood from the begin-  ing of negotiations that  London would be prepared  to'assume equal responsibilities  with the Canadian and Australian' Government.-j in the construction and maintenance of the  cable, but no sooner have the  colonies definitely accepted the  proposed terms, by which Australia agreed to contribute eight-  eighteenths and Canada h've-  eixrhteenths. than Llie JloinoOov- j  Parliament vainly  asked  IS'.) i.  for   in  I  rUADi:   WITH   OI'KAT   'JlilTAJN.  Hoard   of  Trade  month   of  April  The   British  returns for tin  ijliow Ihe following increases   in  exports to Canada: -'-Cotton ��-10,- j  (Mid; woollens Si'.". (Mi); lead ii'Jau-j  ufaciurc.*,,   siJ().0U(i* linens,   *?Itl.  ��� >. ���  (KHi; laces, ��� s|0,'(i(.(i: .silks. ;?:  (ii)11; iron plates, *Ti,0u0. The  exports of tin and iron show  considerable decreases. Imports  from Canada to (he United Kingdom have increased'as follows: ���  I ���umber $1 lo.Olni; hams, cattle,  $1.1,(100:    corn,   $15,0011;   bacon.  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 el'-ctricitv.  I ** ! I  SULLIVAX MACHINERY  COMPANY.  305 and 306 Rookery, Spokane, Wash.       -      -       -*      Chicago, I'I.  KNIGHT A* STONE,  A(ik.vts.  CONTRACTORS FOR   PROSPECTING, MINERAL   LANDS.  ,$10,000;  butler. $10,000:.     Then  eminent   wilhdraws  apparently j h;(V(i   ,)(1(<J1   f|(1(,).0.lst.h  from  assuming    responsibilities |. |J( .nail  for     the    reiuaiiiiiig    live-ein'h-1 ���  teeiiths, and in place thereof  of-1  3111  horses.  cheese  most    oi  in    lish.    ,-,hoop,  wheat.     Hour.  pons, pulp and timber."  thc  exi-  iuc.li  fers to bear  five-eighteenths  of|  any Joss of revenue   only   which i  may   result    in   operating    tin '  cable, provided that   priority   is  given   to  Imperial   Coverninenl  messages and tliat they be Irans-  mitled   at  'half ordinary   rates,  ' ' I 'V1LUJ-     i.1    1  This recession on the part'of the' ..,-,, ..   ,       1  ..    ,        r, , ������     ,       |raised his hand:  Mother  Country   has   raised   a j     i.-w,,]]   whal is i  storm of indignation and protest, ;'e(, tho'ina.s1or.   *      �����  not   onlv   in   the   colonies    but1     ,,-, '   ��� 7  " n  r   ., .        .      4. ��� ,., .       "I was merely  going   io  .stiy  among  all   parties   m   the Old    '   ., -    .    ,.   ,    .,  ,-,       f '-,     '        .    j   . ,    .   ��.'-������-*'>      replied    the    yonngstei  Country, such a protest   m fact  thai is calculated to  induce' tlie  Tho Publisher's Omission.  |     ''Remember, boy.V'   said  I master, ������that in the bright,  Icon of youth   there   is   no c  word as fail.'.  After  a few  moments  a  a  boy  niy lad?" ask-  A. BE ALE  AGENT  FOR !  Canada Life I  Imperial Fire                , i  Sun Savings and Loan Co."   . I  I dent i lien i ion and 'Protective Co?'!  Ontario Accident and ���    I  Parsons Produce Co,   ���.< \  Books    Kept  Mining Broker, Insurance  and Commission Agenf  and    Accounts    Prpmptly    Collected  Government to reconsider its d,e-'  cisioiv    The action of the L>i-itish  Columbia   Government  in,com-:  ing forward at this juncture with  an    offer   to   assume   two-oigh-[  teenths    of    the   cost   of   con-!  structin'g      ihe    .cable     cannot  but have a beneh'ciaJ~eTl-ect inem-''  phasiziiig     the     remonstrances I  which   tho. changed  attitude  of'  the    Imperial   Government   hasi  called forth.  that if such is the case,  it would  be advisable to write to the pub  Ushers of   the 'lexicon  and   call  their attention to the  omission."  That   Book   Agent.  AS   OTIIKI'S  SHE   U.S.  to quadruple the national debt  and place a burden of $20,000,-  00iI per annum upon the people  to meet the interest alone.  OJ'l'.KATINC   AT   A   LOSS.  I I '���*  N"or  would   the  railways  pay  this interest obligation, foi', even  under the  careful   management  of some oL"the most expert  rail-  IP     way men of the day the  history  of Canadian   railways   has   not  been, one  of   striking   financial  success.     The total working cx-  ���pG-iihCS of the railways in Canada  -since  Confflderation, have   been  i?7o,0:2.),n:,l,   and   the    earnings  ^IS-I.SIO.fjr.f). or a^deficit  of  over  AS.0OO.0Oo.  . The loss for the lis-  '���a.l year ending  .lime  last   was  over a quarter of a .million  dollars.     Il'is  therefore   most ovi-  ���<lfinl, Ihat the question  of  Cana-  dniivuing her own   railways   is  noi, today, wiihin the   range  of  practical politics.    ,  The   alterinilive    proposition,  Mint of the creation  of  a   board  of   railway   commissioners   has  J moil brought before   the   1 louse  thi.1-. session as mentioned   above  by .Mr.   Knlherford,   Macdonald,  Alan.      His 'resolution   declares  that   Llie   said   board    shall    be",  ������clol lied with full power   to   enforce I ho provisions of  the Rail-  Ava.yAci,   and   to   prescribe  and  enforce the observance  of  such  regulations, as may'be necessary  iu the public interest".      A   useful and interesting  debate   took  place thereon nnd the ma I lor has  not. yet been disposed   of,    but  from  Ihe very general  support  given on both sides of the Mouse  to the project,'it- is "Hot .unlikely1  i;that a-practical solution may, at  least iii part, be found to be one  of the ,most perplexing problems  of the .hour.,.'. Il is at all'events  evident that the -Government.,is  fully alive'to the. situation- and  prepared to do whatever is prac-  ���ticab'leyin the promises.   7 '  , An   Old   Country -paper  comments thus upon the trade silnation   between   Canada " and   the  United Slates:���'-We   note   Ihat  one,of the inevitable   results  of  interfering with  free'trade  has  conic about between Canada and  th'e United States���in .fact  they  are    always    happening.     ,Tho  United'   Slates   Government    in  their'endeavbrs to protect home  industries admit Canadian  logs,  in the rough duty I'reo from Canada,  and  enterprising   Yankees  do not allow these logs to.go far  in their territory,   but have  established saw   mills   as near  as  they can to  Canada  lo 'receive  the rough logs and convert>thom  into dressed  lumber,   the  latter  having loo heavy"a. tariff 'placed  on it fo be imported at  a  profit.  The    Ontario    Legislature    has  however passed an  act.   prohibiting the  export of  the   rough  logs  to  the  United   Stales,   requiring the lumber to be dressed  oil their own territory.      A   nice  little retaliatory war may bo expected to em-Hie and already it is  suggested that in case the United-  Slates  enforces  any  retaliation  on their neighbors tho latter will  meet"it prohibiting the export of  crude nickel which is alone  mined in Canada.      What   an  object  lesson tho case affords   to   those  who would  try   to   work   in   Ihe  thin edge of the  wedge  of   protection in England."  "(loud   liiorniiii*. J >i',o.  muko ,voii  look' ���:<') .Mid  have fonii! to .isiy jjood-  1   inn mil, ol om-  L!'(>    llilifk- to  Kli<!-  Thc   I'ii-lur  RotlOI'tr-    U'lllll  thN iiHiniiiiiC;'  |     Mm.   H.'    "  hyu.   Mr. _ llimrn.. loi  ploymuiiti.   and   hum  land." -   -      -^    -  The L'a.stor. ������(Jo hack lo l<'.n>>liind  to H'el cmploym-jnt,. what. iionscii!<i>! I  can not lot- of work, lor a yoima man  like you in thk i-omary."  Mro. K." "Wull I have hunted liij-li  and low and V.in yet nolhinn. 'no "what,  am I to do." . ���  The I'liitor. **1 lull yoi'i what yon  (jan,do. Mro. I'olieHs. l���ike Im a��oncy  fin* a jj'ood book, i'oi'I here'is  money   in  (-iim'il-isillir. "  BiVi. I!. ������Jloyoii lliiiik I would Flo'op  Lo lxiok ciinvii���.iniiV", ���  The     I'asior.    (Mimewhat    warmly.)  "Stoop to ciinvu^iiii;! Miiiioi-jnon Ihiui  you   have -ranva-^ed.      I    puL  my-ell  tlirouLi'li ('ollejie with a   tjook   prohpeo-  lii.s. and I kno��*   many  m.h*("(.*s-.Iu1   men  who  ^ol   t.licir  ���sisu-t   in lilc iim oitnviis-  '.S(.!i*.i.    My youiii'eM   ion   k  i'anvas.-.iny  now. and make-. oiioii!>li at the IniMinuh-  lo   pay  hi.-   way   tit llie University.    1  indtieeil a man wlio failed   in   huiinc���.  to   take   up  oanvnjssiiiy.   and   he made  enough money lo atari bur.ine���  anain.  I   tja\o  the same   advice  to  a   youny  nieehanic. who ivus out of employment,  -und he i-now, a  pro.spei-oiis.   I 'ublkher.  "Why  Miiiie   of  the hiuue.-t men in history have been book audit:,.    '.Sloop lo  eanva'-shi';':   you    are   very   fortunate  you can STi-a* up loii.      1   advke  you  to write to the l->radley-(!urret,-ion   Co..  Limiled ol Toronto. Ont.. lor this linn  publishes las-t selling book^. and I know  many   who  are  rtoinjj   well   in   ifs oin-  ploy."  Mm. It. .'"I am Mirr\ lor .speakinj; as  I did I'or I was certainly wroiif1. I will  write The Mradley-d'arrct-on Company  and see whal. they have tyi oiler, and  will postpone my dejiarture in the  meant iiue."  I'llK   PACIiriC   CAJtl.K.  little  progress  has. been  .     Bii  made  this,week   in  AN   KXIMjA NATION   IN   OKIlKU.  rriie Toronto Globe remarks:���  "Sir Charles Tupper   says   thai  the  preferential    policy   of   the  present Government is   a  policy  that all parties are sali.stied with  today.    Jt would   be   interesting  lo know how  he  reconciles   this  admission   with   his  claini   that  everything that  is good   in   the  tariff-was thcowork  of   Ihe   late  Government.     There never was  a British preference or anylliing  approaching a British preference  in any of the tariUs that were in  force from 1.S70 to .181),**!.     j\   |,rj.  vale member of the party,   Mr.  McNoi 1.1, "moved'a, resolution that  Canada was   willing  to  give   a  foi-   aii: en divalent.  J. ,-vc)'h iTititry'f.preference Avas originated and  carried  .through..solely   by   the    Liberal  party, and that 'preference   was  the iinmediatw ca.ii.seOf denuncia-  tion of the German aiid  Belifian  We  ^WHEELS,  Too!  ]irei.erence.  The idea of  MILLER RODE 0NE2093 MILES IN 132 HOURS |  The Eldredge  $oO.OO  $40.00  Superior to all others irrespective  of price.    Catalogue tells you  why.    Write for one.  NATIONAL SEWING MACHINE CO.,  the   Pacific j treaties for which the Dominion  339 BROADWAY.  New York.  Factory,  ��V<  KELVIDERE, ILL.,,  'Agent for Geo.   Geary's  Royal  Mail,   Passenger and  Express  Line  '���* ' < '  '������      "    W.   D.r KoVfoot's Royal  Mail,   Passenger and  Express' Line  KJVEIiSlDIi:    .WFiXUE  FORI1 " STEELE:    B.  C.  MINING  THIRTY-I7INTH YEAR.  ��"<! SCIENTIFIC  PRESS  24 Pages  :   "Weekly   :  Illustrated.''  INDISPENSABLE  ���    TO MINING MEN.,  $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.^  *���  , hi;m> ix)it fiAMi'Mfi copy.  MINING and sd^ntific PRESS  3.10 MARKET ST., SAN FRAHCISCO, CAL.  SUBSpRIBE.  KOIt  THE PROSPECTOR.  I  mi: KOOTENfly HOTEL  1  = Moyie City, B. C.  , r=s  & "c '"    ' ^'  ^ ��� Is a 1/us'O and Attractive Hotel of quiet elegance in all its   ^3  ��r apjiointmenls. with a ensine of sn[ierior excellence   '     ^3,  ��-���_      Strictly,  First-Class   in   a!    its   Appointments^     -.^-  ^   iVlciVleiFiori  Bro's, Proprietors.   ^  ���������| ISI'Uin^lSIIKIJ liVKHV SATUKIJ.W, ANI)' HAS A  % liUARANTKHIJ   (JIl'CULA'I'ION*   l,AUi:i:ii    -|'ll7\.S-  5- ANY OTIIHK  I'Al'KI* IX KAST l\00'l'l*,NAY. IT IS  f: Al.l, JIOJIK'I'HIX'I'KU AXI1 COXTAIXS uoitiii.i:  "- Till: AMOUNT OK XIOW'S Ol1' AXY I'.M'Kli IN TIIK  >*. ,  S; nisTincT.  ���*�����.-*':������{:���?:���*��- 'S;**.::-%^*i;"S'5:^"?a-XiS:S-*;#*'C:*8;��1Srr*-"^^;f::-.  As   An  Unexcelled.  Advertising   Medium  il; 1>  (j' TIIK  lMfOSl'Kl'TOK COYKIls A   IJISTIIICT ''*  (1/ '!>  Ui I.AUOKl: THAN SOMK KM I'I ll KS   ANH HAS A   -|\  }Jj I.AIKii:  KOIIKIl.X CIIIOI.'LATIOX. J  ll/ 'II  -5-/-5-2-J-5-3-2-3-5-i-3-5-3-3-5-2-3-3-2-5-5-2-S-2-i-2-3-2-3-5-5 ��*  The Paystreak Of Ad's In This Paper. Pays,Erpm The Grass Roots,-  And Never Pinches Out/Stake One,!     The Result Will Be To  Your Interest. '7  .1011  PiaNTINC OP ALii IvINDS NEATLY" AND-PROMPTLY  KXKCtJTRD.7 ''������'��� '    ���    ���   "��� .���'..'���. .    '"  ���' imjtw vjin.v.-jzis'ju.-i  THE   PROSPECTOR,  THK PROSPFiOTOK. KoRT STEELE, 15- C. MAY *27, IWiP  >c,m they can-> if they cain can i^Tmm??mf!?mfnfm?T!nfmn^n??mmmmrnn)mr?!mn^  liii'V can't sell   and   hence   tniiM  JS    I'l'HLISIIEI)    WEEKLY   in  THE   J'UOliPECTUR   COMPAXY.  A.   li.   (111. WE.  PUBLISHER.  EDITOR  cancel all their order.-.. Ihil if  they can sell of course they won't  '���cancel. It is to he hoped thai  . the story is a canard, for if it is  IXlJ not the canners will be led a live-  1 ly dance���a regular can-can, in  'fact.  the  prospector,  *-  pnhii-iicj      -pile   Nelson   Kcoiioiiiist   ',������   a  e-,cr\   S:itiirda-v,  :ind  ha.-  :i guaranteed . _, . i.  circtiijitioii lari-or than un> oilier paper  strong partisan of Ine   Canadian  ;n Ea-t Kootenay. It is iill home I'rmted    pilCitic. [n    ;l    recent    iSSLlll     it  end   contains   double   Ihe  new-   of   an> j ���  Other paper in the distnel. ��� jSIiys:       "J lie    greatest    lllCtO]'    111  (opening up and developing"   the  as- an ad\erii-in�� medi.-.,n it i-un-1 pruvinee  of   British    Columbia  excelled.        , I  Devoi��-d to ilir uplHiiliIms" nf Fort Slci'I'* Ihi1  development nf the \ .i-t uiini'r.il resovnri11. of  llie liii-l Kniil(.ii:i*i miimii! di-tuet  | DOMINION   EXPRESS  H COMPANY.  o*���-~ ' ,  ��~ The Above Company Having Opened an Office at Fort Steele  !**:: Shi]niiein.-of all kind.-, whether in Pond, or C. O. I).,  t^;   (Mil now be received and forwarded without delay at greai ���  S^:  Iy reduced prices.  COMPLETE    PLANTS  Ready for prompt Shipment IN OUR. ROSSLAND WAREHOUSE!  Sub'-dipti'"!-.  Adveili-Ine. nut-. nude  f J Ml pi'T*   vt.u  ��n ou upplie.itti n  lia-*   b(!en   the   Canadian   Pac.ilic  railway."    It is true  they   built  up the coast cities,'bul to a  (lis      interested observer il would ;tp. , ��~  ])ear, that they were the last in ;^~  the field to assist in the develop- j ��~  J���1 MONEY   ORDERS,   the cheapest, 'safest    aiu  j*r   --onvonieiil method ol reniittiut: money, are sold.  I    most   ~*2  BOILERS  HOISTS  PUMPS  BUCKETS'  CARS, WHEELS  and AXLES  Contrib'Jtii'ti~ .in- -olleitcl from .ill (-..re-of tin t .. --  district, but nil matter iiitemlcd .'Or publui.��ioii-il)','d  ot  the Dilllei'al resoillV.'s  Oj  Further'Information can, be obtained by applying to  M. A. BEALE. Agent.  FOllT STICKIiK.   H. V.  ���   Wire Rope and Supplies  Rand, compressors  Write for Estimates and Catalogues  JENCKES. MACHJHE CO.  Drills  .must llu-.ii tin.1 writer ^'Mi;:i;iti,i'<*.  Kootonav.     It is in order   to   iu-irr  ^r^APCPKto,n.ute\-..to.z:'^uiiv*���"����� *'��*��.���u- <-*��� f-i-bin,i^iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuuiiiiiinjiiiimiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiiiiuuiiiiiaiis:  THIS PAPER -[f^���T,rv,'>) AiliisiiiiV-i,i the Columbia Kiver Transports!  UCo . Suit*1 K, TliM N'iituiii.il liituk   lluililintr  ;    . ,, i    ,i     ' ��� * r !  i srxiicn-i'1 wa<-ii .uiii-P1 i-iu'tr.ns-oiiibi" inaiic  iionlo., and   the   projectors  oil  * 'or Kaslo   it   Slocan   railway   doing |  ' ', rt ,' before the C.  1*.   U.   came   in as!  SMj-E   $fV0&pZEt0X.   I competitors for the'carrying  of  -> ���   ���  the   mineral    products   of    the  i Kootenav.  swrnuxw. .mav  JV.IH.  Port    Steele  CANADIAN RAND DRILL CO,  ROSSLAND,    B.    C.  Iy  R. MLNDENIIALLi Manager,  onnnnnm��'����m��r?T*fmnnnnTTnnnnnfTn*ffnnn*TnnnnntmiTnnmm  _,���������..���. ���..��� ^   33.  VICTORIA METALLURGICAL WORKS, 11  ���AND ASSAY OFFICE. ':  .  '    The Eitjht-Iloitr Lair. It   is   learned   that   parties   in'  '    The e^T effects  of  the  e'isrht- \ Spokane are luruiug down every j  -hour law is even now beins made [fining   proposition  in  thc  dis-1  manifest.  The mine own.ers con-,'rrict- declariuir the couiury is uoj  tend that  the  mineral  develop- iZ����d.      As the detractors of this (,  went of the Province has not yet! =:ocUOn haVti   "      '  Reached   that stage when  they.ii,*JUCe exoePt  ��''��  n**s   ��?e<?u  Brewitig    Co.  FORT ��� STEELE,  B. C.  ��� can stand the increased  burden  i gathered     in  -uch- as  some  has  wild  cat i  I .MANUFACTURERS.*   and     BREWERS    OP   EXTRA    FINE  -which the eight hour Jaw will en- f*cheines in Rossland and Repub  tail.   It will result in friction*be  tween mine'owners 'and   miners  and engender bad feeling  which  could have been avoided, as heretofore the relations between the  employers and the employed ha.-,  -been mos.t friendly.     The   mine  owners claim they must make  a  .reduction in  pay corresponding  -frith-a reduction of lime.    If, the  men refuse to work oivlho terms  Sffercd most of tho large   mines  *in both East and West Kootenay  ' will be closed down. This moans  7 that hundreds of men  now c'em-  ��� .ployed will seek new fields,   the  camps will be deserted, and   the  "section from which.the Province  derives a large revenue  -will ��� re-  ,  main .idle.'   'Phis  is  a  condition  of affairs which  the   framors  of  fhebill had evidently notcohsid-  cred.     It is  unfortunate  at   this  time' that   there should   be any  friction    between    capital     and  Jabot* in this Province.  The editor, of the Cranbrook  Jrlerald is much exercised at what  he considers a gross injustice to  the people of Fort Steele in. that  the mail now conies from the  Junction to Fort Steele instead  of from Cranbrook. Inquiries  have been made and it. is ascertained that the present arrangement is perfectly satisfactory to  Fort Steele merchants and  others. They are now enabled  io get their eastern mail early in  the morning. The mail from  Moyea is delayed, but the  amount of mail from that town is  inconsiderable and no one is  nraclically inconvenienced there- icontribute a number of articles  b',- ' I on the mode.     The  lirst article  It is leayni"d that the present | which will appear is an exhaus-  ���Lrrnngemoiu.-, is only a teiupor- jtivo article on "fashions in over-  ary one and in a short time none jails." It will be I'ollowi.nl by one  of'the mail Cor Fort Steele will (on ���'blankets, moccasins and leg-  be distributed at Cranbrook. but Iging.-". and  another   on   gentle-  lie, their statements will not  .carry touchiweight. The Fort  Steele district will stand on its  own merits, and the people here  invite an examination of its  mineral resources.    r '    (  '    Profits in Hining.       ��� i  Dcspite'its load of  fraudulentiSOLD  claims and wild-cat schemes, the  mining industry has  paid  more  dividends, compared with other  industries   started   in   the   last  thirty years, than any   business  known, says the New York Tribune. ��� Compare  the  profits  in  mining with tho  profits  of  the  150,000-odd  miles   of' railroad,  with    the aggregated   liabilities  of nearly'10,000,000.000 then you  will see whichJ pays}  the most.  Under thc wing of mining there  exists some of  the   safest   and  most profitable  of all   business.  Take  for .instance   thc    twelve  great   companies,    the   mineral  pawnbrokers.    '   The     smelting  companies that do strictly a custom   business   show    absolutely  and unquestionably   the  largest  profits of any industry in America     I know-of-jnstances where  capital invested in smelling companies has been turned live times  a year, and each  lime  the "margin has been over 20 per cent of  the entire amount handled.  o '    A New Feature.  The Prospector has been enabled to secure the services of a  gentleman, well known in thc  world of fashion, who has consented,   for a  consideration,   to  BEER  PORTER  egnnTTnTTTrT*nttififiT-*TnTMTTTTTTrnTmTTnnnTTnTTnnnmmnTTTTnnTtTTTTTTfTtTmTVT��a  tc ��� ^  ec-  fcC  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  II  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  II  tt  II.  tiuiiuuui  43 FORT STREET,   VICTORIA.  B.C..  W. J. R. COWELL, B. A., F. G. S., MINING ENGINEER.  SOLE PROPRIETOR AND MANAGER  OO.r,D ASSAY, $1.00,        GOLD AND SILVER, $1 50.  ���SILVER. $1.00, , SILVER AND LEAD. 41.50,  LEAD. $1.00. " ,   ��   GOLD. SlL-VItHt AND COPPER, $:t.  '      OTHER  METALS ON 'AriTiJCATIOIW  ,      r"      . MILL   T,ESTS:      ���,  The Stamp Mill has a capacity of 20-Tons a day.   t-  The Chlorinatioiv Plant 2 Tons a day.  S. A. ROBERTS, P. L.  S-,  33  ,"*���>���-*  ' 33  33  33?  33  33  33  33  ' 33 <  33  33!  33  33  ^  33!,  33'  33  33  331  33-  331  33  33  33  33.  - iiiiiliiUliUiiliilililiillilUUiiiilUiilUUiiii,   tSliilUUUiliniUiUlliailUUUilinni'lUiiiillAlliUliUBliiiUilU  Eu sin ess Mgr.   33  iiiiiiiiuuiiuaiiuiiiia3  BY'   THE 'BARREL,    KEG'  OR." BOTTLED  Bottled beer for family use a specialty .  _ O - 1 11  1   .     �� ���  ,    ���      ' ,       ' ��� ri '    ' ' '     .  OUTSIDE ORDERS GIVEN STRICT �� PROMPT ATTENTION  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED -^H&S^  Sick & Williams, Prop's.  Now Open  Star Hole  Kittiberley,  H.' W,,'DREW, * PROPRIETOR.  B. ������;  FOrtt   StCCle   JVIeat    ���C'OlUpaiiy.   || oJ" issuance, and' has but one condilion,��viz: '  Corifedier'atiofrt  1 1 ( i 1 ,  Life   Association  OF    TORONTO,   ONT.  Issues an-unconditional accumulative policy, which guar- }  (^ an tees  extended  insurance or a paid up policy" after two (li  \ years.       -Il is absolutely free from restrictions from date S  Fresh and Salt Meats always  on hand.  will bo distributed <m the trains  and M'parat-1 punches made Import Steele, and Cranbrook instead ofbeinif a dktributinir ot-  fic-e will be juxt a pust otlice with  no advantati-e over   Fori   Steel.-  Hard on British Columbia  Montreal Cazeitc:   Hriush Columbia's oiTer to bear   one-ninth  of .he co-,t  o!'   the.   Pacific   cable  comes a^ something>1 a ���,,irpri*-e.  lirLl. becanso ihe   mate*)*   i-^ Jioi  one lhal would bo counti'd   willi-  in tho held ol a   FVu\ in��-ial   Legislature: second, because ii. i.s not. |  clear whor'e the advantage to the; tion this  province cqinineiisiiratc with- the.  outlay will be found: wntl.  third,  British Columbia does   not   have  tliiVinoney.     .  men's lingerie. Our contributor  i�� a bachelor therefore his knowledge of feminine apparel is limited: .>till with his present knowledge he will write an article or  two under the caption of "In the  realm of fair woman", fn tackling this htibjuci hi; expects to  make some bad break's which  lady readers will pardon considering ihe ciri'iiuiSf.tano��'.s.  o  Robsori ��Xr Rogers, Prop's  Riverside Avenue,       -       -      Fort Steele, B. C.  The Province, says: ���:.  turns out to be ������true ���that;, the  1 non canners'can't got cans  A  sai-  how  The railway organ publishes  the following from Montreal-  Mj-. Sha ughiiev.sy is to become  |)i'e-,idenl. piobably willi Mr.  MoNieol! vice ju'esident-: Men-  o Sir Williaui aiid lie  will Ia.11gh.il1.y011rra.ee.. lie will  also- in all probability sa.y���  "Da.mii." Mr. Shamglinessy  breaks into, .a-, loud, 'gnll'ap.  "vMisurd," he says, coiifeiilpf-  ou8.ly. ,��� Put when Sir 'Williain  does 'retire, Mr. Slia.iigliiiessy  wi'll lie his .successor.  Sleaiuer  leaves  Colden  every  Tuesday  and   Friday  Steamer arrives al Windermere " " ���'  UPPER COLUiMBIA NAVIGATION and TRAM-  WAY COMPANY Limited.  GOLDEN   ��� AND      FORT      STEELE  TIME   TABLE   TO   TAKE   EFFECT   JUNE   IST,   1898.  COING    SOUTH  at 4. a. m.  ���'       p. m.  Stage  arrives   at   Fort  Steele   Thursday   and .Sunday   at (i p. m.  CO INC    NORTH  Slage loaves Fori Steele Monday noon and Saturday at 8 a. in.  Poat leiiy.es Windermere Wed.nesdu.y-at -la., in. and Sunday noon  Sleaiuer arrives at (7!old'en^Wednesday ]).   111.   and  Monday  noon.  Freight iii.Carload .lol.s.of "10,000 lbs" delivered a,t Fort Steele via  (.iolden'at- 2\ emits per pound.     ii  C.   P.   K-.   and   boa.f charges  iiiiist, be fiaid lo company's agent, at  'Windermere before, delivery. . ���   ���'���  Upper Columbia Navigation & Tramway Co.  C. H. PARSON, Secretary,  That the Premium Shall be Paid.  7   l'\>r further inforni-tiiim iipply to the head offlco. Toronto, or ihe  lociil :i>>eiit. '  A. L. Mebermot,  . P. 0. Box 4. ' FORT STEEL.J5,  B, C.  CANADIAN    PACIFIC   RAILWAY?"  The only direct route: to und from the-Kootc-njiv  Country. ' The best steamship connections in tin: mining  Districts.  First class and tourist sleepers through from Pacific  to Atlantic without change.  Through  Time    Table-  Trains Wvo l^ort Steele .1 unction 7::I0 Tuos.   East  Thurs. and Sats  Niagara  Macleod  ���  ���'     i\ledicine Hat  Arrive Winnipeg  Toronlo  ���''      Montreal  Connections * are   made  ]H7ills,    Boston  111:00     '���   ,v        "  ~:.")"i Daily  N.-I0  ^:00 ]).m. Daily (except Sun.  (i:2."> p.m.     '*' ���'��������� "  at   Toronto    for   Hamilton,.  New York, London, Detroit, nnd  oilier points, and at Montreal for New York, Boston, Halifax  and all points south and cast.  Through    Time    Table-  West  Train leaves Fort Slecle Junction   20-A'i  Man.. Wed. and Frf,  Cranbrook (i:()0 Tues., Thurs. iv Sals.  Sleaiuer arrives  Nelson IS: 10      " ������        '      ������"     J  ..Train leaves       ....'��� ,     18:-lq   Daily.  7     *7     Arrives 7-Rossland'.7        '       -2H:0a;    ���',������"'' ",���'���'���'  Connecting steamers run between Robson and'.'Arrow-"  liead calling at intermediate points; also on Slocan Lake'in  connection with trains between Nakiisp and New Denver and  Sancton." , 'ff'-' ' '. .  ( ' Foi: fiill particulars and Time Tables apply to nearest C. P.  Ii. Agent or address ',.:.. -7  ROBERT KERR, Traffic Manager, Winnipeg THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B, C, MAY L'7. 18!i0.  ��hz &V0&pzcbxc.  SATUKUAY, .MAY 1'T, 18'lil.  Will Build Now Bridges.  The   engineering   department  of tliu Croat Northern   has   pre  pared   plans   and   specifications  for a number of bridges along its  western branches  which   neces  sitales    an     outlay    ol   nearly  *1.000,000.      Plans ' for :���>:>   new  bridges are complete; and others  * are  in   preparation.      Some   of  those will be splendid   examples  of engineering skill, and all will  be uji lo date aud substantial.   A  telegram from St. Paul says thai  the Great ..Northern   has  advertised for proposals for constructing two bridges al Cut Bank and  Two  Medicine   rivers,   each   lo  CosUibout ��80,000.���Libbij Neirs.  The recent warm, rains have  .started the wafer in the Kootenay river to rise and in a few  days, should' (he present warm  wave last that long, the'boats  which are now tied up at Jen-  ' nings, will lie able to make their I  I repose are possible.'   Add beauty  | and daintiness, and little else   is  left fo be desired.    Hedrooms so  appointed may be easily kept in  order and   free  from   dust,   that  | foe to comfort and health.  Equipment of the Anaconda.  The Anaconda Copper M.  Co.  is well known.     The   purchase,  equipment,*and  development of  its'mines represent .an  expenditure of ��72,000,0(10,'e\yery   dollar  of which   wa.s  taken0from   the  mines.     Thc company produces  nearly   one-iifth  of tho  world's  annual copper product.     It  employs TiOOO men and owns ninety-  one mining- claims.   ,  lis   great  .smelters   and ��� refinery  at   Anaconda cost, 5��l,00(),0i)0:  l'00  cars  or (},oud  ton's  of oro  are 1 alsen  from the mines daily.    ,The veins  of the Anaconda vary from 10 lo  100 feet in width aiicl ail but, inexhaustible.       Ma mil ton  Smith,  the London expert, when herec-'  oniinended   to  the London'  Exploration .Co., the  purchase " of  a half interest in  the  Anaconda  mines, said their was enough ore  SUO, i'00,000 in dividend*,, nnd  there are now &7���0<)0,uoo in the  company's Ireasury. The stamping mills are situated on the  banks of Torch lake and crush  annually over  2,000,000  tons  of  copper conglomerate.    The cop- j wallinger  per bearing bed or  vein  /J."   feet  in width'and has been worked to  a depth  of  more  than  a   mile.  This distance 'is travelled by the'  cages in about two  and  a half  minutes.  FORT STEELE  Assay       Office  (Khliitillslicil IMW)  &    NELSON,  MATORS.  AMALGA-  H.   W.  Samples may be leli'ai A.��t>a.v ollk'c or  with li.1 A. Klton & Co.  DREW,  Proprietor.  Fori. Steele;  Railroad Humbles.  The , rival railway companies  are having a monkey and parrot  time in the Lardo country. Injunctions, etc. are flying about  promiscuously. ll is thought  that ihe <J. P. Ll. i.s getting  worsted in the fight.  stream says the  The first trip was  10th  of  May last.  [first trip   up  Libb'y'News.  Imade  on  the  ���(Vear. ...  The 'News' is mistaken the  [first boat arrived'al Fort Steele  ^in April 27th'hist year.    ,     -  Canada Should Have a Mint.  Canada is big enough and  im-  I portanl enough lo  have  a  mint  \oi her own.    There is no reason  why Canada should play 'secon'd  [fiddle to any' nation in the world.  [She ought to have her own gold  lc:oinage,,arid it should ' be  made  [in   this   country.      The    bank's  juaturiilly oppose the  idea,  as  a'  ,larger circulation of gold  would  ^'interfere with the output ot their  i-oapcr    money,   and ��� the   profit  [arising therefrom.    But the bus-  liness of the country demands the  ��� *���*���  [largest volume of money ' possi-  Ible. Furthermoretthe,,people of  [Canada want lo have a Canadian  ���"gold 'coinage-���a .coinage   that  than exposed to ensure a continuous output for fifty -years. It  produced during '98 122,000,000  pounds of copper besides several  millions of .dollars in gold and  silver.  " Homely Observations.  The proud "father is always  anxious ,to .give his first baby  a-weigh'J ' ���  . The success of the man who  fails,for a million, is something'  phenomenal.  A fisherman,has plenty of leisure  time  to   think   out  stories.  TELEGRAPH BRIEFLETS.  A tire at'Dawson consumed 111  buildings entailing a Joss of ��-1,-  000,000.  The IVmerican liner City of  Paris'- went aground about two  miles east of Coverack on, the  morning of the 21st. No lives  were lost, and most'of the cargo  was saved. ' It is thought the  vessel may be saved.  Mile., Rhea the well known actress is dead.  W. T. Stead believes thc peace j  conference at Hague will*not be  successful.        '      '' )  The transport Sherman sailed  from San Francisco  for  Manila  E. J. SCOVIL  .MINING   1JKOKKK.  NOTAKY  I'TJl'UC  The  ftft  Hi1.!I ICsiuif iiuii Ui iiitiiI Acer.I  "S  WINDERMERE,    B.  (.'iirrt'sjioiulciice Solicited.  HOTEL    WINDERMERE ,  WlN'Dim.Ml-'lil*. IJ. C.     '  o  J. A. STODDART,   PROP.  I  The   Fincs-t   Hotel  iu   ICiiat  Kooii'iiuy  Everything New"  Cuisine Unexcelled  OVERLOOKING      WJNDEKMKKE     JiAltK  i       , <. - - ���   - ^  .     FINE. SUMMER   RESORT  ��C ...  Good     Boating     and    Fishing.  Offi  R. CJ. SF55BR,  IMtfM'IMKTOi:.  il  Fort Steele.  Is a targe and Attractive Motel of Quiet  lik-gancx: in all  '. its Appointments*, with, n Cusine of Superior  .> Excellence. ���  \ Will display the emblem of their  '���nationality. ���'- Why should the  I American <-' eagle ' circulate  [through this country, when we  [have so much gold of our own?  There may not be a ' heap"' of  kprofif to start with,in the establishment of a mint in Canada,  rbut there will be a heap of satis'-r  kf'action in knowing that we have  (got rid of another of the signs  lidiat mark us as an annex of tbe  JthnTcd Stales.���'Joroulo Wdrltl..  with 1600 regulars,' on   the evening of the 22nd.       ���      , '    '  The   Reina   Mercedes    which  was'  suuk; in1 Santiago .h'arbor,  scaly ! was raised and i.s now at anchor  ifi'Hampton Roads.     This is the  Some men-are of no more con- first of the Spanish fleet to reach  sequence,than a thermometer on  an American port,  a pleasant day.   ' '       ,a"    ,  , The  p-^ in<JS  .u,e  wilj.        tQ  -'Ihore are times when the* ^ lavender but ieiw treachery on  mighty dollar win not'go as  far the pan- of lhe AinJC].icwns        ,'  as a little politeness.      ,   "���  ,   Go to the aunt,   though  slu  gard, consider her ways, and  keep away from your'-'uncle,".    <���  After a woman reaches the  age of '60 it is'imj-iossible to con-  i vince'her',, that the, irood *die  youn'g. , .'  ���    '  The undoing of the work thai  Satan finds for idle hands' to do  furnishes employment-for a lot  of other people.     *   V1  Home Coming of Admiral Dewey.  A  London   dispatch   says, ' a  ^representative of the Associated  [Press had   a   chat , with   Lord  fCharles  Beresford,   with   rei'er-  jence to the home coming  of Ad-  Liniral   Dewey  from Manila.    He  paid:     "There  is   nothing   wo  [.would like better' than  to  have  lAdmiral Dewey call al  an   Eng-  [lish   port   on   his    way    home.  [Every one of us would-show him  [in true British fashion how,much  I we recoguiz-e his  brilliant  work  laf Manila.    He i.s sure, however,  to meet with  a  lilting   reception  '.at' any"  of   llio.... Hritish    naval  ' slafions he touches at. but I fear  |ho is not likely   to  come  nearer  ,the   finglish   shores   than  Gibraltar."  Laf or a representative  of  the  r Associated Press made inquiries  [at the admiralty here,   and  was  informed that  directly  Admiral  A Sermon on Money.  A colored exhorter said recently, in the course of a sermon on  "Money, the Great Evil":  "My .brothern'.   money cause  mo' trouble in dis "worl" dan anything I knows on.     Fac'  is  the  debil am in thodollah! ^ When I  see a man  wjth  a  pocketful   of  money, I say mysc'f, 'Pars a man  what needs a  guardeen,'  and  I  feels des like takin' him home an'  lockin' up that  money  fo'  him.  Ef onny of you, in the heariu" of  my voice," is got money  on  yo"  pusson, bring it right heah. -and.  Jay it on   the   altar,* an'  go  yo'  ways, an'   lenime  pray  ober  il,  till a blessin' come to il.     Doan  wait lo  count  it:   des  come   fo"  ward an' unload!"  "���  The owners of eleven of ethe  Coeur' d'Alene properties have  concluded lo^resume work. * , At  a meeting "they decided unani--  mously to. support the slate  authorities. One .thousand men  fire wanted and the rate of pay  will be three and a half dollars a  day. '  ,. A masked robber walked  into'  the Allan restaurant in Rossland I  and tapped the cash register for  ��]S.     This  happened 'in   broad  daylight.       '  St. John's Church of England. .  Divine service will be  held  in  St. /John's' " church     at   7.-30.  Strangers welcome.  ' Sunday  school   at  2:,10   p. m.  All the children invited.  Presbyterian Church.  Evening  service  will   be held  every   Sabbath    at   7:'i0.       All  welcome.     Sabbath School   will  meet at IJ p. m.  HUGH   WATT,   M...D., C. IY1.,  ,! "  Consultation ttiicl Sjiccitil Praclitx- Only  ' t  ' '' ' (  OFFICE    HOURS���1   TO   3   P. M.  LARGE   AND' COMMODIOUS'  COMMERCIAL MEN.  SAMPLE, ROOMS   FOR  ,      F-3T Niyhl  Bi'odie.  ���llllb 'bflOllld   n<)   to   D'r.  (Jeo. S. McCartcr. ,' J.' A. Hnivuy.  HARVEY,& MoCARTER  Ititrriftirs.   Solicitors.   'Xotaric.*.! Pnblti:.  " -���   ���     Conveyancers tic.  tt  C.  FOliT  STEELE, B.  ��� '     ' '��� ',    '    ',*' i  HEVK1.STOKE STATION* and GOLDliX  COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY      MADE.  Everything New, First Class and up to date  ��� i ' '     *-  In Every Particular.  HEADQUARTERS   For Travellers "and -Mining Men.r  RESTAURANT   OPEN   DAY   AND"'NIGHT.'  -^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  E. J. WALSH, C. E.  M^CAN. .^OC-.C 11.  Kurmurly on ciU'Inuui-iiii; Ma If nt Uepait-  niuin.UailMa.vs ami Canal-. Canada, and late  Director of llic* Public Worl,1. DuiMilinum pt  tho Leeward NlnmN.  SUIIVKYS.   fLANS.   KSTl.MATICS 7\XU  Kkpokts for Storii^e TJcservoirs,' Filter Hods. Water Works, Sanitation.  Sowerajre and Land Drainayc. Irrigation. Public Roads and Bridge*. J {ail-  ways, Tramways Aic.  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft LEADERS  ft  Up To Date  ft  ft  ���*'  In  E;ich  and Every   Dopiu-tnien'1   ol  tho   Busim-ss       $r  FOR'THE    XEW    YEAR  Ottawa, Ontario and  Port Steele, B. C  ���  Rrolhor  Ornco,   of   llio   l^orl  Sloolo  Pros])octor,   has  doiiion  si ruled tho wisdom ol li;ivin��- an  inlorest in a, g'ood niiiio us an nd  jiinct to his nowspaper worlc. As  a rosult, ho i.s now ridinjj" through  llio oasl in a   [lalaco  car,   a. J'al,  pocket book in one pocket and a  C. P. li. pass in anolher.   enjoy  iiii-- IU'g and showiiiyllie bonie-hi  ADVERTISE:  THE PROSPECTOR.  'relej-raphie address:���  " ,   ' WAL.SH. OTTAWA,  T/H. TAYLOR, C. E.  PROVINCIAL   LAND    SURVEYOR  ft  ft  ���4'  T<?  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ���I'.  ft  Fine Toilet Soaps*  litiporled Perliiines  .    Toilet Prcparal ions,  Webbs Conl'ectionory  Hair Brushes  Tooth Brushes  .Nail Brushes  STRICTLY  Complete    Range  NOTICE.  1 lirrfliyfjlw1 ii.ule-. ili.ii ililnj days si/nji*  .hilt1 I itJI������nd lo niijilv to llu-i^nuf Coniiiii-.-  ���<l��jnur <ir l.aiuKanil U'iii-1,1.. Vii-iorin for pcr-  iiiKsIim tii purchsisi- ll*)- rcillmviii}: jiii'ou or uii-  ���ii'nipltMl and iinic-ei'MMl Crown land: Hi-uin-  nintrata jiosi lil.mted mi Un1 souili wosi bank  or llinililcr i'ioi.I- alioul two inilcs ri.nn Wild  lloisi- nivk. tlii-iui- K.isi 1(1 chains, itii'iio1  niirtli 1(1 ���.���luiins ilioni-i' wi-si HI rh.iliis tlicnt-i1  .mull in i-lialiis in piilni nr i-ominoni-iMiient.  I'imiiiiIiiIii1.' in all .iliiuii Hill acres more or less.  -\xij|{i:w n. nw \cic.  Mali d al l-'nii Suele  .May Illi   Ibim.        111-1.1:!  Surveys ol '^lineral  .Mines, etc.  i/luinis.   Itoad.s  iDewey's exact route is known j ed citizens ol'the east the prac-  finstructions for Iiis suitable re- tical benefits, accruiusJ'roin west-  y'C])tion will be sojit to all places era emigration.���C'ranbroo/r Her-  [flying the British Hay.  The Sleeping- Chamber.  The Japanese believing in ban-  lishing from the bedroom  every-  rlihing that is not really necessary  Ito that department.     All things  Fnsefnl they make  as  decorative  [as possible, but I'or  mere  orna-  I'hioiit's sake Jittle  or  nothing  i.s  lidded, unless it be  a  vase  con-  ftaining ilowers arranged in their  [own ini'mitable way or something  j.elsc equally simple.  Tlieir custoni will beai; consid-  fation by the housewives of our  [western world, says Womankind,  ���for. by this Japanese method the  I utmost neatness,   sintplicits  and  ttltl.  Brother Grace is all right and  is probably ere this eating beans  in tho modern Athens and imbibing solid chunks of wisdom with  which 1o regale the readers of  Thk PnosPKC'TOit on his return.  A Great Copper Mine.  ��� The Calumet & Hecla Al.   Co.,  i.s  one   oT   the  greatest    in   the  world.    It owns   practically   the  whole village of Calumet; owns'  I the water work's, .smelting -works,.  its   docks, 7 i-ai I roads,   cl 1 u re lies  twenty-six:., in   .'number,     eight  schools,    hospitals   and ���almost  everything else., .   Since it  was  organized in 71 it has paid' over  FURS  WINDKIIMIOI'K.  Li. V.  HOME   RESTAURANT  PURE. DRUGS'"���  of   Patent_  Medicines  ft Try a Bottle of Vin Mariani.        Try a Jar of' Ontario Honey $  IJUAUTY .\XI) COAU'LETHXHSS  KVKIiVWKKJtl-:'  Pioneer.Drua nan -^^  5J A. W. BLEASDELL, ftl"��f*��'-woiii!ii-ioeo]itLrt.���ri'hilii���iau.vjJf  ftftftftftftftftftftftftft%ftftftft********ft  *  ft  ft  ft  ��������-.  *  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  >���������  f-s*  ft  *  ft  KttttK*:--  MRS. AMME,  Prop,  -AND-  HIDES  McMillan  FUR & WOOL GO.  Exporters and lmpoi*fei*s.  200 to 208 First Ave. No.  MINNEAPOLIS, - -  MINN.  Shipments Solicited.  .   Write for Circular..'j  Fruit 4$  Confectionery  ft    Notions of all kinds.  CIGARS and TOBACCO.  KIMPTON   &   PITTS  WINDliKMERKtS*- DONAI.O  General Merchants  i r  Mining suDOiies a Specialty  Miners .noing northvrard via Cmioo River l-i,niie will Iind it a lai--,.  savnii- and convenience lo procure tli(!i,* s���pp]i,Vs :u   |)()li:i)(|. '  an  notice:  I luii'liv s-ivi1 iinilrt1   ilint  si\n   ilnjs .iitt'i  j il.iti  I liiit-iiii loupiilv in llii-Ohii'l Coiiiiiiissldii-  lt*i nl l.nniN.irid U'tirlis   Vlrloil.i   II I', rm pn-  iiii.vsiiiii tn piiich-isu tin; foll.nvin,; |,���:i-,: ,,r  u���.  | lu-eiipiod iinci jnirijKurvud (.'rami  hinds:    Sii.n-  ImIi'iIihi Kouluiiiiy river ill Un; District M So'iiih  |j Must K'nnii.Miiiy. I'rfiviiicirol'   liritish  (loluniljlsi  I mill  ilpstinlied  ns ��� fullows: .  licuiniiiin;  iil..l.lu:  } smilircafii. I'.i.iniur of t.vi :v,:,:t:  t.liiiiici.-i.f.'si, a).(K)  twi-iit.v chains itiori: or Jess In  ICoolcliny' rlvnr:  llioncc  followin1,' bunk-  of lvooMnay rivcr.ln :i  northerly uinl wtjsterl) tlliection   to  Un:  nortli  wist corner of Lot .'l.-ia:!. (.; ronp ,1.   Contuiiiiiii; In  nil Hijrlit.yiicrfiK inon; or less. 7  JOHX BELL.  Kori Swell'..March IK is'ifl. " K-y)  SOLK A��.'I0NTS  lor  Canton  Steel Conipaiiy  Wiiiderniere, ,(.'!oIden and Don'akl '  ���  .Mining Dhisioiik  Agents at Windermere for the California Giant Powder Co.  4 �� THE PROSPECTOR, FOUT STKKLM, ft. ('., MAY J7, 1899.  m i inur hit i-rnnm  @Dhc 5yjco0^cctuv  JsATl'lU'AY.  MA ">  1S|i'i  shade-., pin lirnlarly hriyhl rrini- |  sen, sometime* nearl'v l-lack. It|  niav In-di.stiimui'"hi-d   from   iron!  Something About Minerals.  Kmliolile is  a (-hlovo-bi-omidi  of .silver,   reseniblins   reragyriie  (horn .silver).     It-*,  color   i*�� yellowish trreen.     It ronlain.s Til per  cciil siivei.  (  Chalcopyrilf is copper pyrito,  and i.s sometime*- called yellow  copper ore. li is a .sulphide -of  copper and iron- copper:!4.."> per  cent, sulphur '���>'< I1-1'" cent and  iron o('.."> per cent.  Galena requires I.;'. I cubic feel  to make a umi/i'-V'Ui'lb... Pyritii  (iron ���ulpliide> require ����� �� jand lod.,v.ih .,  cubic feel to the ton. A Ion oJ  liiiiOfsiono contains a 11.."h1 cubic  feet, tlranite requires 11.77 ou  bic feet lo woiirh one ton.  oxide by 1nlci-ioj* hardness,  jthoni-'h harder than cinnabar,  icontains copper s*\'~> ]ier cenl.  CA.RLIJM  <*& , *?  & dtxrice:  Fort Steele As Otheis See It.     .  ���'I'olli    t'raiilirook    and    Port  Steele    have   uood   newspaper-..  Iroin tlie editors of   which   1   received   every   kindness.!     Their  enterprise, under all the cii-cuiu-  ���-(���iiices,    is    surprising.        The  Cranbrook   ha-,   as   complete   a  plant as is io be found ir. tho  interior, willi .steam presses.,   The  | Pro.spoc.-tor of Fori .Steele was   a  { few years ago juoduced by a .->ty-  j lographic process in   transcript,  very   interesi ing  Icurio of pioneer journalism.   To-  ��� dav Mr. A.   I'..   (Irace,   the   pro  'piielor has  a   first   clas's   plant.  (j l:\JKKAL  Fort  Steele,  y>7  A// -fsfrj  v  ///  j ��isi;i3w�� "''^J^Cv'J  MERCHANTS  Kootenay.  ^ .1-,  *��� c  Sole Auents for ihe  canton Steel��.--?����  ;p*tmmmnmmmmmmmsmmmmmmmmmmmm|��  . HANSON. I  General Merchant  Liquor Dealer.  AND  -Maniilaciurer of all Kinds of Lumber,       A lari-e a.ssorl-  '    mom of seasoned Lunibf1!'niicl Kliiiigles ahvay.s  on hand.--���������-  DIMI0NS1OX      LIJAIP.KR  .SPECIALTY. =5  'I'liis Stkki, is guaranteed to be equal lo .lessop's   or   l-'irlli.s in all  IIakd Rih'K WnHK  i There is ol course a uood deal oT  Manganese ore (pyroiu.siU'con j rivalry hot ween the two town-, i  taining (."������> to ii."> per cent black , more or less reflected in the col-j  oxide iiiam,'ane.-e). is saleable in ] minis of their respective news i  Ran Francisco at. ���**-*.7"iO to -<i' per j papei>^ The fact thai the ro.il-,  ton. Lt sell.- retail when uroiuid. wayyMoe-. not go by way of Fori  for iiae at about &.'������ per tori'.      It 7steeh1 has accentuated 'llic   feel  ;  Soi.K AiiKvrs  IPANY  ,Siuj;   Aiii'::  Crow's Nest coal com  ��� Giant Powder Goinpanu.  |      WflSfl; - - - B.C.     J  i.- u.-ed   chief!v   in   Pali for nut  im  Ini). the   latter plaC;e   never  .Mining   Supplies  a   Specialty  ihe uuimii'actm-e of chlorine gas t \\w\t)>^ expects'u> uei the branch I  at     the  works.  various  "chlorinaiioti   |jm.. ��� Tlio natural direction of a!  'line from t'ranbrook lo   Winder-  lioniite is  purple copper ore   mi-iv and   t-oldeii   would  be   l>y|jg��  variegated coppe'r ore, also ,call-   way oi Fort Sn-ele with a branch Jj  (3d peacock  copper,   copper-iron  lino ironi opposite Six-mile creek:,  sulphide   in   which   the   proper-   to   Kimberley.   near  tlm   North; I  tion.s of tho element.- vary,   i-.ij.. J ��lar mine ' Urn oi the iiitout ions ( M  ]ier usually about   :>���'*  per'evm.   o: the railway company   no   one!Ufa  Chalcopyriie af.so .show--, ihe  iri-  know.-..    The Fori Steele people! }]g  descent colors peculiar to  bprn- '-������=���*-'   t'-,-!'��'-   -���    lino    from    the"'  ito. bul is due Jo tarni-li   and   is   boundary up llie Kootenay'river:'  not peacock ore-       , They haye had  river navigation  ,    ��� from the souih   heretofore."- -K. I }]!fi  blue  carbonate c 'lift  WE     HAVE  A.    COMPLETE   STOCK   OP  TRAVELLERS  DON'T    FORGET  The Steele House  Azurito is the  from the south   heretofore."'- -K.  E.    Uosnell   in    the   VancouTer,  World.  of copper containing carbon  di  oxide iVi fi per cent, cupric oxich  (ii).l' per cent, water .").!' per cent.   American    Locomotives    for    Soutli  It i.s very  niiuilar   to   malachite. ' Wales.  but contains'le.s.s copper; is of  a,  /-Hit'   director.-   of   the   Iriarry  beautiiul "dark bl no color.     Uoth \ Mock and Railway company have  malachite and azurite ellervesce"decided,  after  mature  consider-  wilh acids.     Liiiarile   is 'a   deep Jation.'to/ucccjpl the tendcr.s of an  blue mineral greatly  resembling ''Amerioau.firin for the supply of  azurite.     ft  is  a _b'a.sic .snlphato MCverai locomotives for the min  MIK S  )D  First, Class   Brands   of   Liquors   and   Cigars. ,    Head-  quarters"���"for      ATinine      Men.     ' Commodious ���  ,    'Sample   Rooms.-1"     Best .Cuisine,, in   the  AVest.       Modern    Conveniences.  ��� ]-lome   Comforts.  D. McNeisli  Proprietor.  1 Groceries, Clothing,  '   of lead and copper. ,  j.;<���*>'        ��     Malachite (green carbonate of  copper) i.s of a   beautiful   bright,  green color; brittle butsOt'i. The  7 libroitb   varielies   have'-a _ silky  ." Juslor. the more massive dull aiid j'!  i. ' < i  earl.by: cemtains carbon, dioxide  I'.l.ll.'cupric o.vide(7l.,.)7 This is  ( oik: of the most.common cjf copper ores and i.s often seen staining and eiiorusiiiii* rocks.on Ihe  surface iu copper re��ion.s. ll  0 also forms large veins and masses of great value in mines.  (Ihrysocolla i.s a silicate of copper, of bluish green color. The  lusler is sometimes shiny lo vitreous, and sometimes earthy: occurs filling oracles and seams and  ol len as a coat inu" on rocks   in   a  Conner regions, also   iu   masse"..  i i ���> ,,  -    'constituting    a 'valuable   ore   of |  copper:  is decomposed by acids,. |  =   but does not effervesce  like   the!  carbonate,1,.     It.   is   infusible   be-'  lore the blowpipe. |  oral and passenger train service.  They have further decided to accept tenders for the supply of  three locomotives of Belgian  nianufadturc. Following so closely upon the orders given to  America'and 1-Selginin bv 'prominent railway coin panics, and tho  Rgyptian autnoVities in respect  of the Soudan railway, this order i.s well calculated to cause  consternation in the ranks of  l-ilnglish engineers. Tho Barry  railway directors assert that, in  addition lo getting quicker delivery, the cost is about CfjOOlcs.s  on each locomotive than they  would have lo pay in England,  whili-il the workmanship is quite  asgood. if not .superior. Byway  elucidating the point. of difference between the cost of American and English engineering  work, it is stated Ihat,the American workman puts in :��Hit>hours  on a given job. compared -with  l<JOU by the   English  workman,  Boots and Shoes!  Fort Steele Mercantile Go., Bd.  |"~   THE   DALGARDNO     |  ^ .. Fort Steele.   B.   C. ^  S A   MODERN   BUJCT,    WELL   EQUIPPED   HOS'JMOLRY ' '  w  E  S  ��� Telrahedriie (grey copper) .��c-jllu, iaUcr"s output being limiled  currt crystalli/ud.   granular,   and1  massive: the color and lu.-ter of-  bv Llio rules uf his union.  i  Of Interest to Everyone,  "he London publishers are so  leu .splendent, bul ween Hint gray  ami iron black, .���sometimes slight*  ' Jy brown or red: a combination ; f-ojuticlont of the success of John  ol co|ip<-r .'n'.! perceiii.aiitiinony; NIol.i,iy-s iji-(l oJ- (;]jUistonc that  -.'I.*- per cent, and .sulphur -;i-1 ' thoy havo paid him flO.OOO in  per cent. It irrndnates inioi afiv;uu.0 for n,(, WOrk. The fain-  other varielies containing silver, |!y ,.(,que^k.ti Mr. Morley to inland "-old. h is commonly as.so (tlr.rl:ikf��� tho task, and have lurn-  ciated with <-o|.poi and zinc itc-m,.,, ,,v���). tl, i|im .,]*, correspond-  in many districts I once and pa|iers bearing on   the  Serpentine i*- a   h\dion< inair-guided,  nesimu   silic.iie.    like   talc,    but'  containing more waic'i-   and   less  silica.     ('hry.M)iile i- hbrou*- ser  pentino    The laiter ol"ti*n oc;cui*s  as vebis in   nidssivi-   serpentine,  ihe libers lyiuii   tr.nisver.se! v   in  T  GREAT  Northern  Railway.  A  S'  T  WITH AL.L J-MPROXnOMENTS  UP rJ10  DATE  AND WHOSE CHIEP FEATURES ARE  '  ^���f Unexcelled Cuisine  Quiet Home Comforts  Finely Furnished Bedrooms  A First Class J Jar.  R. D. MATHER,    Proprietor.  thi; suitvr.voi: s cii,\in* madk rr tin: shoktkst  Tn.\xscoxrrixi.;x-r.\i. uouth.  Tt  i- tin.- i!io.--t, iiinclcrn  in equipment: il  N llic hcuvicst railed line:  it lia* u rock-hulhist  roudlii'd: it. cVo-.^-o- no -.and dc-orl-: it wa.-.   built  without ii land "rant or "ovuriimoiit aitl:  it, i-. noted   for courtesy of it?  cmployo: it  K llm only linn -���.���rviim  meals on llic a la carte plan.  Tlll"!OU"(MI  'UK GI'AXDKKT Sl'KNKHV  IX  A.MIOUICA  ,i;v n.wi-icirT. .  ,be vcjin.    Chrysolite uilb.ine, ^ !,?n(,_,)f���,   wjt]  e\idently   an    iinpnrtaiii  oriirin   ,  al con*-1it i!��'i)t ol   the  ro< ks  iroin  which serpenline i- lormed   I'ei-  idotite    con.sis! mg    laraelv    of  chrysolile. isolii;n lound altered  into serpentine  (Cuprite i^ led oxuic ol copper  WMien orvstnlized it is lound most  coininoiily in octalledrons. though !  also.in cubes, and dodecahedron*.j  much modified in forij-i. It. is!  massive, and earthy. The luster!  is adamantine or sub.rinelallic  lo  '.arfliy:  ci/ior     re<  >f   va.rions|  Nc;w hhigland Statist says.    A  .'syndicule of American and   Can-  ! adian capitalist has been (jinned  I to ereel work's lor the relineinent  , of ores      The plan is lo   lorin   a  'company wilh  a   capital  oj  $*.'.-  iiiiir.iiOii. Avitlupow e'r   to   increase  io ^."i. ni ��i, oi in     The company will  build a ^'neller and will   be   prepaid! lo ireal Ibi' copper ores of  l-iril ish   ( cduinbia.  Xeai I V ."(' Jiel (cut ol 1 hi1 millet > al Lejulville now work- but  eiifht hours, but the mine managers demand the. I'i-i.sI iih'ii the.y  cran ei'iij'i'lpy. Tlie wages paid  are ***:���! per day.  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR.   ���.  Kor l-'OIJT STKKI.K and  Uic 10 \ST ICOOTKNAV-M 1 XKW, Weekly  yta^e   I mm  K'ali-pell.    Steamlioal coinniiinlvalion- Iroin .leniiin^  tluriiiL' .SiiLiiinor.    cjniclce-l and  lU'-t. route to all parN of 1 lie IJnited  .slates,   Ka-tern Canada and   Kuiojie.  For maps, lickeis and coinjileie inforniat ion call or aildro-s  iicaiv-t  ajienl  or  ,. ^ \^.^yj^��\l^ '\^S< v^nyj^ \y4^ '\^''\i^ \\m*' \iS \i* #) \A/ '.\^' \& '\i^ \^'\^ \L* '\^"\A^ '\fc^' \^*'\W' Wp  &R v���. *ro "t^-'to t^^1 j^-z^'^^-'tov^i^i(jti^-^^rv^,'v^>"^v^iH^vnl vft ****  Commercial Hotel  Baker Street, Cranbrook. B. C.  Conducted   o��, tHe   Ewropeaii   F*l��>M  c,.(;.i)ixc).\*.(;.'iu;i-.i! Aufiii.  S|)okane    Wa-li.  .AVI I ITNI1^-. Ci. I*. and   '  St. I'iiiil,  .Minn.  I'.A  "MUNSON NO. 2."  Best  WELL    APPOINTED    CLUB    ROOMS  Wines     and     Liquors     at      the     liar.  5�� Mr ^��-7^t 'Ob'&���'&'&���'Mr'&'$!'& -ttc"'^r Xr &^r '^���'^Ir^-^r^L-'^'^ !&���'&'  c-r-or o o-�� v viro-  The  Best   Writing Machine  thi;  o.vi.v  INTERCHANGEABLE  STEEL TYPEWHEEL  Kk'.jj'iint.ly   Ulu.si.ral.ed   I'aJ.alO'juc  ,7    '���"   ���"   7 .  Kl'-uO..  Address Edgar   A. Hill, Manufacturer, 94-96Wendell Street, Chicago  *  m  m  m  Queeti's Hotel.  Two Goimnoclious Sample Rooms for Commercial Men  i ��� a c; g a (; k ti { a N.y ir i-: 111 ��� i-: u  HOT il   CO I A) BATHS  I!A TES $2 PEl! DA V.  j. 6. Greeoe, Proprietor.  GOLDEN, E, C.  <*^  ^^mmw^^mmmmmM^^mmimmmm^ THE  Ph'OSPECTOK, FORT STEEL'?.   B. C. MAY :.��7. lcflfl.  ��� J*    *l*    ��4*    (it*     kA��    *4*     ��i*     ���*#*    *fk��     kftr    ��A<r    ��4*     bA*    *4*.  ������*    �����*  ���WF- ������.'***��� ���������� ���*���*�� �����*������ *i* '���V- *���!������ *��V��- ���*��������*�������� ���V" "*��V ������I*' **!����� *���!-�� **V-  i*i i**i. it jAl i*i. i*i. jJL iii, jAl -i*i ^*i. it  -Jf �����   *f��   ��f��   *0*   '|��   -|*   *f��.   *$�����   ��0��   *#<��   *f��   -|*  '' -*i'��   fey*  ,-.-���.���." ��!���  'Vi** .,*  ' **��������-����.���  't*  '�����  ���rfrrfr  �����" '��<  �����*:<�� ��*��  ��*" ���������  ��������*V  �����"  �����"  ftft  ftft  ���C��   ���S*   ���fi*1   ���&���   ��fl*  ��-|  -/- '���*���  'J*  -?-  A*    >lr    a.-|r    ��t��    �����*"   >ft��    ������''    ���(*   +&r    air   .  **��     *f_     -f*      -(,.     ,0k     ,^.     -.$1     -T-     ,�� ,f���  **?*      .f.      #{*     ,9-      ,fr,      #-����     *$*     *fr.  ��**     .J.     w#.     .{}.     .*.     .#,    .J.     ���f.     fcf.     .�����     ,|,   '"ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  ft  f&  ���'-  <* <��,  '?���>  ��������>     ���  ft!  .-,-f  "#'  ft-  ft  ���*��*  SSSS3  The only Government;town iri't  'he Hub of the  istrict  The Center of  Population  Mining center-of.  the district  [Rich Placers on Wild Horse, Brewery and Fisher creeks.     Since 1864 $25,000,000  in gold has been taken  out of Wild Horse.  ^ole   headquarters   for   Tracy? Wasa, Lewis, Wolf, Wild Horse,'Maus   and Lost  creeks.    The highest grade ore camp in B. C.  lead.01 Navioation on the Kootenay'RiVer '.'���������  Daily Stage between Fort Steele and tlie Junction  c * ���.  he  Objective  Point  of  he . KOOTENAY ��� & NORTHWEST  Choice resident and business lots 30x90 from $100 to $250.    Easy terms  titles guaranteed-   If or  o  rw^  ��r  \^b  9  9  9 wa  THE PROSPECTOR   FORI   STEEL-E,  B. C, .MAY i>7. !'����.)<���  TI18  anadian Bank oi Gommerce  (HEAD OFFICE T0R0KT0.)  Raid    up    Capital    $6,000,000.  rio.v. <";nj. A. i'iix, I'l-i'-iiU-ni.  li. i:. \v*m.kkk. <;<-ji. \i.iM.  aaaaBsacscajaruisacsxiu  Sterling Exchange Bought and Sold.  London Agents���The Bank of Scotland,..  CRANBROOK BRANCH,  ��he %})?0&pcct0v.  SATL'I'DAV.'.MAV  K-'IH'.  J. W. H. SMYTHE, Manager.  ��� Kranei.-. i.s making beautiful,  .high finish, up to-date photos-  ' (.In 11 cry iii'-iv the English church,  ,' Port Steele. *  LOCAL NEWS NOTES.  The largest *-toi:k oi' npectacle.1*.  iu town tit Cann's. ,        , '"  Mra. T. W., Llooke*. who has  been spending the past month in  Fort Steele, ' left yesterday for  Spokane aud Kalispell. ,She will  atop at Door Park, Wa.ih-  jngton for a few days to visit  'her son who In -station agent at  that place. .Mr.*.. Rooke**. is no  stranger here and her many  friends are always glad to welcome her, and e.\*nro.-.s regret  that her present --tuy i-* ueco.s  sarilv abridged.  UNDERTAKERS  '*��_   EM8ALMERS  i'n s-ni .niiiii >.s macii.s \ niii,hi:-,  O|)]iosit.i   Ji.iiik -it Ci.jiiinc-i.M1  CK.iMIKOOK.  IVli'tfiaiili onl'-i-1. ju-Diupilv .iiicink'tl in  NOTICE.  Tliutv <l,i\s .ifler il,uc I Inland to ujnilv to  imc I'lui f ('liiiiniKsktnri nf I.iuiil-, ,\nd Work-,  il, Vh um ui. fin permission lo puicli.iM1 tin1 lol--  liming ili'sciilicil l.iiul: Ciiiii-iiviii'iii*;' .it ill'1  IMII tll'Vl'st I'OI net ol l.ol Iii, Clump l, tht'lUV  SUUth   '11 I'llUllls*   tllcluu H.'SL I I  I'll Mils     tlll'lll'l1  iiiirtlirily  alunu  llir  L,.t"-UTl\   Imuk  of till1 C'n-  luiT'lll.l    liV��*T   to   till1   SOI*III   1MIM I'OI'Ill-l-Of l.lll  n,l. tlii'iici1 i'.ist .1(1 ilialns to llip ill ire ol ci'in-  ini'Mrciiu tu ( out.iintii^ in nil l'.'ii ucr*1-, moi'i1  or Ii'ss.  .s.MIAIl'l.i: liUJ1* UALHKAITII  M.IV lllll, IkW ,       ���:!-���!->  A   furnished  Inquire of Mis,  TliK  PKOS'-K'TOK oftie  house   lor   rent.  Underbill   or   ut i  NOTICE.  IN* Tlir. ("IH'NTV C'OI/IST en-' icooti.-,\-,\v  IHil.nilN   VV l.'OUT STl'KU1-  (M ���   HI 11 r   IM^ll )  In   111"   matii i   of  .lolm   Denis  W ilsusi'lle.  | (.i-'iscJ uinl In tli>< uiuiM-r r<l  llio  ��� Oiik-liil Ail-  imnl.u.itoi s  Ail      cnilc.l   llm Illi h <l,i\ of \[.\\  ,   , 'i ' IM1!'.  hor a goocl.Slmve, llaiivnt or i>m n-iuiim- iw miiiiiuii ut iM.mi.  iJJatll go to (.'. \'1 Adiilci's Uai'ber I u'll!l,i'"**'")'* '���������ii'"- 1-Yiw.on Aimstivi].1 his  j Shop and Path Rooms. Knee"-* ��� "il*"*"** "������"��� ���'���"''*��� ivihhm.h viin-umi1*  ! sor to Hiiriiwarden -X: Son.  :e.s ���  re  S. Kdwin Olivoi  the  tion  He say.-, the. edition i.-. growing  iu favor, and umre 'than 7.UO0  copies have tlm.ofar been ordered.  | ("'rtlcliil X'lmiiiislintifr foi llir I'ntuilv nf Koole.  1 ii ij   stt.ill l.v Ailuuiilstiiuoi' of ,ill iiml slnjuil"1  llic treuils ell,illi'N .im' rn��dlls of ,lolin   Lewis  l'l'-slMUillU" ' Wllsiiti Jeions-'il, aii-l lli,U rills  Onlei-  he   iml>-  Nelson   Miner's  .special   edi- i''*������"**��� '" i��i>��-�����>��>��i*iitD<- ��e(ii<iy issues m.iiie  ,,.,, .   -        .... \ I .     i i ' I'i^j.|>i'ej:or   .1 newspaper nitblKluM ,i;   1A111  , ^a> in  .town   on   Monday.   M>,r,;'^bei'mnuj li K.Je.my  ;     .    ' ' iSk^DM. A. I-'OK IN  .1  1 I'teil'tot-, .mil other rl'iljnunls shonli! llie  j tlioii-eiuiins vr<{|i J I1' AruisiliviiR OHU'IhI Ail-  | imiiMir.iloi. I'oi't Sieeli), 11. t\ ' ''i-'.',!  Is now 011 the market and LOTS are  for Sale.  WINDERMERE i.- iho MOST PKTUliKSQUKLV siluated town -in ihe ENT.IKE EAST' ICOOT-'  * 1 ' a 1 ���  KNAV  IJISTWKJT. . ' ' -  ���Situaled as il i.s in ihe CUXTEK of the UIOKMST QUA OF. M1NKKAL PELT of PU1T1SH  PC)LPM1!L\.       ll wili be the PRINCIPAL COMMERCIAL, S(XJ1AL ,and RAILKO.-M) CENTER  . f '  1 if '  ol North Kast Kootenay, <��� f ' ��� '  .> ' , < r  THE SUPPLY POINT forUQKSE TJIIEF, TOBY, DUTCH,' LA-AV, BOULDER anct NUMBER  f < 1  TWO Creeks. ���   . ��    '  A. L, Mt*Demu.it has been ap-  '/I'aki*- noiii't1  NOTICE.  tli Lit   :i   m^i-tino   ol   tin.'  Ncnv  tlie   time   to    U.J.I.11V  . airainst nionntam ievei- ana  ty  ]jh'oid,   .Only >?:-! nycaraiuiyou;  ifet j?!.")  a0week.    .M. A. Beale, '  ag-eiit. ���_' "'    ;  W. \l. Rons vvaa tiie winner oft  tlio beautiful hand paintetircham-j r   ,.  'oi.s skiu which wa- rafiie,d by ' T. i"  W. Rooke.s on 'Wednesday even  inir. ' t "  j pointed a-jreut for ihe C^mfeder-! ,ra ,   ', , .  iation Life As,oeiat ion of Toron-! .'^ ,?f' I^"i*t" �� ����n��n-*��.ii'Ts  r...  I to. for the'disir  1 Kooienav.  i-iet of South Ku-si ������?u,h K!J-'K"l"^��!l>- "H1 '* h(;h\ 'll  i. .llie (. ciui't Uoiisi1 in  tho   town ,01   Hurt,  W. H. Siiiru and T. L.   Doyi  Movie: C. A. Marriner and 'D'au- i   ,.     .      ���    , .  iel  Hone.   Spokane:    R.   C    �� , I'Ikmuous foi-l.mtun-r.icUu.se,  s,  ' Try Kershaws' tor   new   fresh  fruit,   new   candies,   new   ant*.  now butter, new laid eggs,, home   (r^r.,.*,,...,,,  ' baked bvesul. cake's  and  pies   -ni^nf.omu  irreal. variety. 'We also sell California cider and wines. ���  * '   llj'iN'KV   K'l-II'StlAW.  Randall. Re��uia:'' T. L. Wig-  irinirs ami John Hann, Nelson: j  Joit-e. Harry Pettet. G. A. i  Lejtch. .]. H. , Kin��- and VI. .1. j  Caidwell. Cranbrook; C. P. "j  Beileubur.sr. Deer Lodire.  Mont'.:,  rp...,';i.     Tt*       \    ! .Steele  I ."stOsfU- cu rli**- Mth d:i>y t)f''4u'ne. IS!!'.'.  | ai lilt1 lioiir of elov-eii i/i-lock ,in tho  ! forenoon., lo ouiisider the   1'ollowiiif* up-  Jvoliort  J). Mtithor. tlalizurilni) Hotel. Fort  Steele, hotel lioen-e: Unbend. Shier.  International Hotel. L-'ort. Steele,  hotel  Large Lots  Wide Streets  PRICES RANGE FROM  lieeiise:     Willium    Stewjirt.    Oriental  Uotel.     Fort   ''S'toele.     hotel   lii:en.-e:  I\iiitel   MeNei.-h.   Sieele   Rou.-e.   Foi'L  le', hole! lieen.se:   Harry \V. Drev..  Douglas  Carson.   Trail:   W.  A., ,   ,r    ,   ,,, , ,   , ,  Richardson and Hi D. Davidson "��� e,nml   trtrtuL    hwl   btL,(?'e-    lloU-'1  Toronto:    .1.   S.    S.    Rota Hack.  W. W. Leach aiid E.  !���]. "Walsh. Ottawa; J. H. Conklin.  1 Tracy,   were   registered   at   the  International.    " .  .  Tiri'" PuosT'KU'rou ro^vots Unit  none of its representatives were  able to'attend the  ball 'at   Cranbrook,   given   by   ihe.   Amateur  Athletic"   Association,    on     the  rcvoiiin.n- of" the 2-1 th ins't.    ' Erom  'those who were  present   it  wa.s  "learned that tliu.affair 'w.as  one  AA  ihe .social. successes  of   the  "s��iLSon".,   It was? Iar��ely al tended,  the music was excellent, aud the  ' dancing was kc]M uji" until a  late  hour.  If yon waul Pirn. Life or Ac-  cid-'iif insurance, or a prolitable  invcsluienl for *t^) a month, call  on Al. A. He.'ile. '"  rriie case :i<raii*i^1 Peter Nelson  charged with robniu.u" Win.' Dunlap cil" Cranbrook, was heard before,). P- Arnistroiio-. H. M... on  Satu relay last ��� The c-^se against  Ihe prisoner was dismissed for,  , lack of evidence to secure conviction.  R. Hirtz; of the Port Steele  Mercantile. Company was taken  ill with 'a severe attack of erysipelas last week au_d* was removed to the' hospital at_ the  MissiQn. He is yevy much' improved and will be. about in a  few da vs.  325,00 TO $200  Viee-ine:   D.ivid  CIHIlitli.   AVilcl    lloi^p  Hotel.    Wild    Hor.se., hotel    lieen.-e:  John   L.   C'sito, ' lioyal   Hotel.   Kiin-  berley.    hotel    lieense:     J.   M.   Cuv-  roll.,     Ontario      Hotel:     Jvimljci'ley.-  hotcl liectino: .lueob ijerknian, Central  Hotel. AVardner. hotel 1 iceii.se:   Wciocl-  U>rt}'&   Itolund.   International    Rotel.  Wardner. hotel license: K. ���). Rinlil).v.-  Premier   House,   Sheep  Oeek. ��� hotel  license.  H. \V. HAIliVKS..'  Chief Ijicen.-e lns*.^-eloi*.  The Confederation Life Asso-  cinlioii issues an unconditional  acciiniulative policy which is the  most liberal life insurance contract, issued. A. L. McDermot.  a ���rent.  A letter from A. B. Oraeu dated Ottawa 17th inst.. ktys i am  huvhisr a iroud time, but fuel like  a xtruntic doii" in the, .wrong  I1011.-.0.  Photoirraph Camera^ at Cann's  While Port Steele can not be  '.-,aid to lie in the bannana belt  nor is it claimed that tropical  fruits can be rai.-ud here, ii has  b'-eu dciiionntrat��d that anything  which, will ordinarily irrow in  ihi- latitude can be rai.-sed .-suc-  eessftilly. Thk Puomi-kctok  was tite recipient of -some  lettuce last week from the garden of Mr. Downey. Jt was of  Hue totality. Mr. Downey informed a representative of Tin-.  Pi-.OSiT.CTOi' thai the soil i.s excellent and there is> no rea-,011  why all kind.-, of vuireiablcj^ cannot be raised to --apply ihe de-  niiind.  Have your hie injured with  the Confederation Life Association, the only ������oinpany that issued an unconditional a-"cuiniila  five ]>o!icy. A. L. McDermot i.-s  aire nl  .loh.u,.(.'ai'<U'll. supi. oi^ liiotive  .power western division 0. P. R.,  was in town on Monday, acconv  panied' by Prod' Roo wlio has  char.gp:c*.f the boarding cars of  Mi". Smith.   ...  .Repairing   Chronograph1' anc  J^epeating Watches our  special  Jeweller  t\*  1-1.  S.  Friday.  D. L. Biottsciiicn  Cuiinnins  returned   on  Mrs. F. Binmorc returned to  Fort Steele on Thursday afler a  prolonged vih.it in tho east.  ��� C. F. Hannington and E. J.  Walsh went up To Ihe Big Chief  yesterday., ���  People in Fort Steele who are  interested in sports are recpje.sted  to meet at the International  Motel this evening at S o'clock  to make arrangements towards  organizing an athletic association  It.is hoped thai there will be a  large attendance.  J.J. Keller ol" Pyramid lias in  wan in the city during the week.  He went out airain vesterdav.  The Dalgardiio* House will  shortly overhauled aud a , number of changes will be inade.  When completed Thk Pkospec-  tor will <rive if adotailednotice.  J. Fi. Conklin-came down* from  Tracy creek on Thursday. lie  says lie has now several .men at  work running the tunnel on the  John L., the property of ihe recently organized Tracy Creek*  Mining Co..  Charles Theis. a wc-ll known  Spokane capitalist arrived in the  city cm Friday.  11. O. Jennings wont down to  Hull river yesterday to look alter  mining interests in that section.  ll. ll. P.ruce. "Windermere:  Dick Stoney. Win. McCulloch,  Norlli Star; J. A. l-'.yrell, Cal1-  loniia: John Cha.pinan. City;  Frank Slogan. Moulder, are registered at the Dalgardno.  Postmaster Cann says- Fur  the convenience of the public a  mail for tellers only will leave  Fort Steele for Cranbrook by  stage on Tuesday, Thursday and  Saturday at '.'��� p. m., aud a mail  will, arrive from Cranbrook ou  Monday, Wednesday and Friday  at noon.  Iiis local .service will  Vie of considerable; benefit to the  public.  Grand Baffle.  House and lot'in Cram brook,  good 'location for a- family.  Spring creek"1 wiihin al) feel of  the door, line trout fishing.' Don't  miss the chance of your life to  get a home for one dollar, you  are liable lo wcin. Drawing will  take place July 1st. .notice,will  be published where. *  Improvements 011 the International.  When George Shier bought  out the VonoslaHotel last spring-  it was to enlarge tho International 'of which he was the proprietor. Since that time improvements have been going on which  are now" nearly completed. A  large well lighted office is one of  the needed improvements-, so seldom found in the average hotel.  Back of thc office is'a large dining room, which, when if becomes necessary can be converted into a dancing or banquet,  hall. This room has been painted and papered, and is as cosy  and comfortable- as any dining  room in East Kootenay. The  rooms in the second lloor- have  been papered, and many of them  newly furnished;, there are  twenty-tli roe sleeping rooms in  all.  On the lower lloor the bar  room has been enlarged. The  stairway having been taken out.  Baclc of the bar room is a pleasant card room and a commodious  room for commercial  travellers.  The new dining room was formally opened on Monday evening 011 which occasion Mr. Shier  entertained a few friends at a  choice little supper, which was  washed down by Pomcry Sec.  The hotel is now second to  none in East Kootenay, and it**  popular proprietor can'now sit  back and waif for tho rush.  FOR FULE PARTICULAR'S ADDRESS  - - .   - , i      '  1 1  ,    ��� iP11 ,  H. P. CQLLETT,  \ ���   ,      ' ��� *    ������     '- ''     - 7"  McBride  s.  Shell  mm Hardware  powder, Gaps  Cumberland   Blacksmith' Coal.  Supplies,    Brill    Steel!    Etc.  Fuse  Mining  THE' "LARGEST  KOOTRNAV.  STOCK   OF   KAliDWAKR    IN   EAST  LAKE & CO.  Professiotial.  &r  .NORTH "STAR ..LODGE  FORT STIUOI.K. It 0.        'r  U. D.  A. F. AND'A. M.      G. R. 8. C,      "  KUKUliir mci'tiii'.'N���Isi'Tucsda-, us t'.icii  month iu eijilii o'clock. VKituijr Dicllit-cn sua  eordi.'illy mviU'il.  A. W*. lii.UA^iiKi^i., SfiTctarv.'  FOUT S'l'KKi.K ]>I.VKI.'ll'.MK:--J' SYXIMUA--S Ltd,  ���   1,"S J>.itl��-ili;ill Sli-ful  l.omluu. J'lu-.'l'ind.  N. A. WAH.LINGER,        FORT STEELE.  POST OFFICE IIOX l*.  ��� Dealers    In  Heard in tha Government  Office.  The bridge over Matthew  creek a 'tributary of the St.  Mary's, will b<- strengthened and  protected. A party ol six men  have gone out to do the work.  The ('overnnient has authorized the improvement of I he road  between Ihe St. Mary's river and  Kimberley. along Marie creelc.  Nelson Neudrick, who wa.s  convicted of thoff on Monday  la.sf7pJeaded guilty and was sentenced to three months hard  labor in the. Nelson jail. .  General Merchandise  ATHELMAR-, B. C.  Prospectors   Supplies   a   Specialty  GttOCJaiiTES, HAUDWAKW, CLOTHING. BOOTS and SHOES.  THOMAS    Mo VIT TIE  1     '      Fori  Steele B.C.  //. L. C li M Al IX s.  Pi I j . S.  <l; (J. E  Fori Ktoolo B.C.  W. II. llu1*-*  1 11.  W.  III.I'l.'IMhit-  ROSS & IIERCIIMI-K.  Barristers      -      -      Solicitors  NOTARIES PUBLIC  CONVEYANCERS. . .  Fort   Sieele,   II   0  PREMIER  SHEEP CREEK, B. C.        K. J. HIGHBY. Proprietor.  ���   First-class Accommodation for Travellers.    ���  .'��� ^ ���" Everything   New  The  Windermere   Stage  Stops -.Both   Going  and   Coining.  X.    EDE  LANDS and MINES  NOTARY  PUBLIC  CONVEYANCER  Fort Steele,      - B. C.  CHAS, ESTMERE, C. E.  Real Estate and Mining Broker  A "-onli   loi*  Ki|iii1iil>lc    I.il'o  Com puny.  Aihiiranoo  KIMBERLEY, B. C.  C'dri'cspiiiKieiivtt Siillclti'd ������ ���' ��� ;  I'. O. Address, .ICiinheHiW via Cranr '  brook, B. C

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