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 ���Q  Library of Leff All  'S ruyiru-Lnrtri nriruyinnjinnjrii\nn.&  MINEILVL   PK0DUCT1OX  OI"-       g  FOKT STEELE MINLMG DIVISION l5  {=.'        '   1NT   ItKXi     $2,746,869' &  5i      . .    .    .    . r-^-, ���, "H  ^i/uxruiKnSuurriJuiJuiJUUiru-uixusK  MI.VERAL   I'KOUUCTJOn;   OF       M  URITISH   COLUMBIA   IX  V.W       3  $16,407,645 5  'LrLrLiTJijijTrLrLnjiru'Lruxru'UiJiJi/i/ij'-i-  Voi. 7.  FORT STBBLB, B. C,  SATURDAY, NOVBMBBR SO, 1901.  No 48:  New Advertisements To-day.  If. W. Ilariics. License Inspector Pairc ��  ^>  w , *  * ���  MINERAL FLOAT     J  * '     ���?  Duringlho past year a much  grout or interest has , been taken  in quart/, mining hi South Kast  Kootenay. ���  ��� .  Since tho early days in the  flO's, "\Vild Horse creek has been  noted as a placer, mining country  The history of Ihe big' silver-  load , producing mines- of the  'Fort Steele district has boon one  of constan L successes. ,   ��*  'Aside   from- silver-load'    and  '   gold   quart/,   mining,    llio , "dis-  ' povery of rich copper ledges has  added interest"'to lode mining  in  o   this district.       " ' ���    ���  The" C.   P.   Ry.   Company   is  building a short spur  from   the  ,   Kimberley branch to,Marysville.  ,   It is reported  that,  the  North  Star mine' will resume'operations  ' in December. .  -     . Work  on   tlie, Sullivan   mine  will commence inFebruary.  Work "on the Estella'mhie at.  Tracy creek will .be continued  during the winter months.  A  small   force  is  at/work on  the Old   Abe" property at  Bull  ��� .river.      ��� . <  ���    When did Mark'Drum,   secretary of the Canadian   American  Coal Company   visited .the   iron  >iuinos_af T3ull river.     - ' ,.  * The kickers ,and croakers who  ,'try  to  run down East Kootenay  mines   should   visit' or   inspect  properties before they  register  ,. Iheiiy.kiek.      i  ; .  '    ,Wo  ,hear   no/liing   but   good  opinions regarding the Jron  deposits at Bull river. , When  the  ' bond expires we may have something interesting-lo'-publish regarding this property. *  One of the richest sections of  British Columbia in natural resources, i.s the'Fort Steele mining division. ' ,  Some beautiful- specimens of  copper ore has been received al  The Prospector office, from  Tobacco Plains.  The St. Mary's district i.s  quietly,developing some immense  copper' properties. ^ 1 '  - There is little'doubt that a  'well ' defined oil belt extends  through the Flathead valley, in  South East Kootenay.  Send foiy the special mining  edition of Tin's Prospector,  which will be issued on December '2H\.h.  The iron deposits at Mull  river will not remain idle, .for  want of capital.  The famous  old  gold   product  ing camp on Wild Horse crook' is  credited   with   a,  gold   output of  $25,000,000.   ,It lies  three  miles  cast of tho (own of Fort Sleele  The mineral resources of the  Fort Steele district are so great,  that in spite pf "knockers and  kickers" development, is rapidly  progressing.  In the Fort Steele district this  season, many strikes have boon  made on various creeks and  hundreds of chiiins recorded  Old placer "mines, the great  gold producers of thirty-five  years ago���have boon reopened  to Work the old channels and  deep gravel, bars oil Perry and  Weaver creeks in this district.'  The Fort Steele mining division will provide a number of  mining' surprises during- the  coming.year.   ��� ��� ���.  Iron mountain on Bull river is  receiving considerable unfavorable attention at present.   1.1, will  soon   prove  its    natue   no   mis  noiner.  ., '���  The wealth of the world is  in  creased largely by   the  development of the mineral resources.  Crowing interest in mining  and smelting in the Fort Steele  district is manifested by llio construct ion of a smeller ,at M irys-  ville.'  Tii is repoi'teiTt'lial the big producing mines of the district will  resume operations^ with added  vigor in the near future  East, ICootenay Stock.  A"-k."!.  Crow'- NeM.Coul.   .   .     $SU.'!ll  North Si;tr , ."ID  Sullivan.  i.        \'^'  Silver-load Quotations  New York. N'livoinbei' ,'i(l.'u u  UiirSfivur..'...    Mexican (.lollm-!   . ..' ���  Lead     ...' *.  .  Cupper         London. Noveinher .'50 -Silver, 20-.'! l.icl;  copper.  'Mi> 10= .'Id: lead. X11   los.   d.1  Mill.-  A 2. 10  ���>o  Hi  .IDS  l-H  ���t..-i7$  Market Conditions.  Satisfactory -conditions are  found in'the mining situation.  Trailb condition* continue 'satisfactory. , "  Exception:1.! "domestic dem-ind,  with increasing exports has sustained the Fernie' coal market at  firm prices.  North. Star Mining:. Company.  Tho following letter has been  received by shareholders of tho  Nortlf Star initio*,  residents   at  Fort Steele:    , ,',,,���  Montreal, Nov. ill.���To th'o  shareholders of the North Star  Mining " Company. "��� Limited:  Gentlemen, your directors regret that, "difficulties have arisen  with,tho miners on'the question  of wages, which -will result in  the temporary closing, of the  mine, and the discontinuance of  shipments 'for the present. In  consequence of the present, low  price of lead,' if has been considered advisable to reduce..the  dividend to one and one half percent, for the'quarter ending 30th  November. This, dividend' is  payable on the'15th "December  next. .  The directors are glad to state  that the financial position of the  Company is excellent. The  company has an accumulation of  cash amounting to &2:tt),000. with  no liabilities, and a .large plant,  .which'has been maintained in a  high slate of efficiency.  It is th'e intention ofr the  directors as soon,us the question  of wages is salisfactorily arranged, to continue vigorous ox  plorafion work for the discovery  of ��� additional ore bodies, which  together with those now existing  willMte available for fnluro shipments.  My order of Ihe. Board,  J.  KITTO. Assi.-Seen  ary.  Load Situation Unsettled.  The lead producers and representatives of the American  Smelting and Refining Company  mot again Tuesday, at the office  of the company lo di^cusVIhe  lead question.' Nothing has yet  been done regarding the situation.  1 In view of the si early fall in  1 he price of silver, which is down  lo \i7>~i cents iu New York", it is  suggeslcd that the tendency of  the negotiations may be-to do  away with a restricted output  and to put. lead on the market in  liberal quantities. ������ That, of  course, would, mean a great increase in silver production, and  the fall is accounted for in some  quarters on that bas.is...  l^nru^riru^rinJiJ^nnJX-i.-TJ^^  Late Telegraphic News  d-TLfLruihjTLnHniuTKh^  S|iea:il lo Tin: l'lio.si'KCj-oii      ,,  1{I0.\I,JV     FOR ( OPENINO  OF     CONOKESS.  Washington, D. C, Nov. 30.���  Unless all signs fail the Pil'ty-  .vjventh Congress, which will bo  given birth at, noon on Monday  next,.will bo one of the busiest  and 'most important of recent  years. Little talk and much  work will be the n\U?. /ollowed if  the, plans of the leaders are  carried out. , <h  Monday' will be devoted to the  reading of tho President's  message,   which  is  expected to  1,1"' o  be one of the., most, important  state papers of recent years. ' "���  Oho of the first actions of Con-  gross after assembling will be to  take proper action in regard to  the death of the late President  McKinley. Undoubtedly both  the House and the Senate will  follow closely, the precedents of  'the two preceding times when'  Presidents.fell by the bullets of  assassins.  The main subjects of probable  legislative action at tho, coming  session arc generally known.  The trusts, internal"'revenue re'1  duction, river and harbor improvements'construction of public buildings, pensions, revision  of Mho currency and banking  laws, "irrigation and' insular  affairs and labor legislation will  occupy'a great deal pf attention.  .Three other subjects will bo  urged upon the notice of,Con  gross���provision for an isthmain  canal,^subsidies for the rehabilitation of the American merchaut  marine and tho construction by.  the government or' authorization  for private laying of 'a Pacific  cable. . (  Ih addition to these0 important  matters, the purchase of the  Danish West Indies is likely to  receive some attention. *  The reciprocity question is  certain to,give the session much  concern.  The question of whether or  not the war revenue taxes should  be reduced'may lead to a lively  fight among tho Republican  members of the House Ways and  Moans Committee.  Just what course President  Roosevelt will fake respecting  those matters will,' naturally,  not bo known until his message  is .submitted to Congress Monday. His intention lo follow out  the policy-mapped out by President McKinley will probably bo  followed, though the, opinion is.  that, ho may go a little further,  or rather, conduct, more of an  aggressive policy than Ihat of  the late President.  c  insists on r'e'ebrati.ig her natal  day. Her royal highness, it is  well known, would much 'prefer  that the anniversary be observed  by a family fete al. quiet Norfolk-  House. Custom aiid tradition,  however, declare in favor of the  ringing of bells, the flying of  flags and a general holiday  throughout the British empire.  Beautiful presents are already  being received at Windsor for no  sovereign is, more popular among  the royal houses of Europe than  King Edward's gracious consorl.  LAND    IN    SOUTH  EAST    KOOTENAY.  The   Canadian   Pacific Railway   Receives     Another     Large  f; Land   Grant.  Hotel Arrivals.  IMPKRI.vr,::-       ->  C. A."Dow, Elko ,  G. Livermore. Toledo  '   J. K. McGiiire, Cranbrook  E. J, Peltier, "  1 M.' Lang, Rossland    ��� ��  Clay S. Berry man, Spokane  D. Brown, Michel  T." Ouley, Murray, Ohio     ___  Miss D. Forest, Cranbrook  B. Shaw  W. Rose  W.'Oheru  M. Nicholson " ' 0  Ii'. Fairfield  C. Yendle ,  R. Conglin'and wife "  P. Mathison and Wii'e "  .Present conditions indicate  that the new year will see all  the b.'g shippers producing large  quantifies of silver lead ore. .  AM VLCAiMATliD S   TKOriiLKK.  Unite. Monl., Nov. 30.��� The  application for the extension of  the injunction recently obtained  by .John Mac(7Sinniss against Ihe  Boston and Montana Consolidated Copper and Silver Mining  Company and for the appoint-'  monl of a receiver for the company came up for hearing today  before .Judge Clancy. The action  is one of a number of similar  cases which are intended to defeat the amalgamation of the big  mining companies.  QlTKKN   AUCXANIlltA'S  HIUTI1DAV  London, , Nov. :.!(). ���Queen  Alexandra' reaches! her 7 fifty-  seventh birthday tomorrow,  though no person ���"would, ever  assign half a 'century to her  handsome, fresh face and supple  figurb.,, So loiig as she was  Princess of Wales Tierywishes  that the day be not formally observed were respected, ibut now  that she  is  Queen   the country  Moyie Mining- News.  .Prom Oui Oivn Coru'spoiulunl.  There ,is no change at the St.  Eugene mine, but things point  towards a change at the first of  the year.  , A ��� pump for the purpose of pumping , water  from the Jake, during cold  weaidier, arrived a few days ago.  This,uogother with the fact that  the concentrator and milMepart:  ments are under orders to be  ready to start any day, point towards an opening in full force  early in'the year.  SOCIETY  GIRL.'  " The Farrell Bros, are steadily  at work on their property, the  Society Girl, and report' good  progress.'  CM5KER.VL   NEWS   NOTES.  There was an important meeting of the Moyie Oddfellows on  last ,,Monday evening. There  were 'a number of visiting  brothers present. Tho annual  election of officers took place.  Tom Racier went to Spokane  the first of this week.  A. B. Dick, government mine  inspector, was ih town on Wed-'  day.  LOCAL NEWS.  The   road   gang   came   down  from Mathew creek on  Wednesday.  A   KU.SKKVK   OF K)0,00O   ACRES.  South East Kootenay is essentially a mining district, and is a  country of vast possibilities in  agriculture, lumbering and  other industries.  During the past,four years tho  Canadian Pacific Railway Company have had surveyors in the  field every summer, ostensibly  their business was to., survey  lands already crown-granted to  that company. But the real fact  of their, being here was lo select  the best lands in the valley, that  when the B7 C. SoulhernTrailway  was completed, that they would  be able to secure the best ariablc  land in tho'Kootenay valley under an Act which gave them 20,-  000 acres per mile,of constructed  railway.  ,The most' important question  that is before the' people  of South East Kootenay today,  is, the manner in which the provincial government has disposed  of almost the entire district of  South East Kootenay as railway  land grants, < not only for railways constructed in tliis district  but for railways that do not, approach within' several hundred  miles of its borders! During the  past' two years over 3,000,000  acres have been crown granted  to tho B. ,C. , Southern-as land,  'grants. A small section; shown  on the map as L. 4,593', ,situated  in'the south eastern portion of  the district was'reserved. ' Also  a portion shown as L. 4,594, was  also reserved, as .was supposed,  to be retained by the government as lands open" for preemption, as lands valuable to the  province. '   .  Those lands wore known lo bo  rich in mineral, coal and. oil.  lumbcr'and land for ,a,griculfure.  Strong protests have been made  to the.- government,, indicating  the.value and resources of  those  following out the agreements of"  their charter, -'the taking of ,'al,- ,  ternate sections on either side of .  said railways"', it is taken: in '  blocks prospected and practically selected by the railway com- \  pany. ,'���-..-      ���'���'  We wonder if the  government  fully    understood,    and   had     a  knowledge  of  the  future  prospective value of these enormous ,  areas.     As  it  is, however, it is  up to the present government lo  explain why these areas was reserved, and if reserved in the in- -  teresf' of  the  Canadian   Pacific    '  Railway Company.    The crown  granting   of   blocks   4,59-1 ' and  -1.5U3 occured during the   month   ,..  of October last. ���  several' areas.  The  C.   P.   R.  Tho regular monthly convocation of Mocky Mountain Chapter  R. A. M. will, take place on  December 10th.  Crossings are much needed on  Riverside Avenue and have been  asked for by the people.  Tuesday was Thanksgiving  Day. as usual roast Turkey and  mince pie was served at all the  hotels in lown.  Hostile Fernie.  The merchants of Fernie are  hostile. The Coal Company propose starting a town and company store at Coal Creek. The  subject has been under consideration by tho company for several  months, and from recent reports  it would seem as if the company  had decided to take a hand in the  general.supply business as well  as coal and coke.  Regarding'the development of  the mineral resources of the  Fort Steele district the cons: ruction of the north and south i-j.il-  way is the most important I'.u-.i.m  The deep placer mines on  Perry and Weaver -Creeks will b������  worked all winter.  knowings the prospective value  of these large areas, did noi  make any attempt to have them  included in the B. C. Southern  land grant,. They selected land  on the western slope of the Sel-~  kirk range along the eastern side  of Kootenay Lake. With all  this large area, there-was not  sufficient to meet tho demand of  'the railway company, and a  largo area some .'1-1 by 40 miles,  containing about. N70,U00 acies.  the best lands available in the  Windermere district are reserved for railway purposes,  that i.s, to complete the B. C.  Southern land grant.  Tt looked as if block's L. 4,59-1,  I j. -I,.">9:i were to escape from the  clutches of the big corporative  land pirates. But this was not  to be. The area was supposed,  and is known to be rich in coal,  oil and petroleum.- And a railway in West Kootenay, owned  by the C. P. R. wanted land  uncler_a construction Act. If is  known as the Columbia & West  ern, and is said to run from Trail  to Penticton. Tnis grant ^calls  lor i'0,0')0 acres per mile if of  siandard guage, 10.2-10 acres per  mile if of a narrow guage. With  an eye to business, tlio C.P.R.  has managed to have these two  blocks crown granted to said  Columbia & Western railway, or  more particularly speaking; to  themselves.  South East Kootenay contains  aii   acreage ,of   about   4,300,000..  acres."' '"     ^  received    from    the   provincial  ^TmfffffTTmrrtTTmrTrmrmrmrmtTTmf'*  | //; Tunnel and Stope |  ���'.-IkUUlkLilkkkkkUUlkkkiLUlkLLlklkLkkklUiikU*  mn.r. river riiox mines.    ���  In   spite  of   adverse   reports  from outside parties tho big iron'  deposits at Bull river continues  to attract) the attention of mining '  men.  The first payment on the bond ,  held by Mr. Gebo is,duor bii December 1st.' An extension has  been asked fori, but'refused by  the owners, who'say, ''Standby'"  your contract and we will do the,  same". It "is 'an assured fact  that  in  less "than  twelve hours  i i.i  after the any portion of the pres-.  out, contract  expires,   the . property will be bonded at the same'  figure's to "a syndicate ,who' fully,  understand     ther   present'and  future  prospective" .'value of the.  property.  'There isno "sense in.  running a property down to  ob- "  tain  an  extension  of -tuno, or a  reduction of price.  _ We'shall   have .something'to  say  of  the  iron'   deposits "next,  week" that will be of interest to  those interested in  the, mineral  development of the district.  ���  ��� ' *--  FOUND   OIL.  Some oil prospectors who have  returned from   the  oil   fields in/  the Flathead valley, report that  they   have i'ound   oil    on' Sage  crock, having discovered oil and ��  waLor   coming   from   a    spring  where    tho   creek    leaves    tho  mountain.    Close by,  there was  natural   gas1 escapiu'g   from  ihe  bedrock. ^ The   location  of., the,  discovery   is   about    six ' miles  north   of  the   Kintla Lake loca-  l ons. and in the,Fort Steele district.  placer .mining.  Bert Smith with a small  force ,  is at,work placer mining on Wild  Horse ci-eek below the bridge.  It) is reported that arrangements are bejng made to sink to  bedrock in the main channel of  Wild 'Horse, opposite Boulder  creek. Jf the outfit should be  .successful in reaching bed rock,  tlio re seems to be no reason,  why. tho yellow metal in paying  quantifies should not be found.  RICH   STRIKE  ON   RED   LINE.  A report from Windermere i.s  to the effect that a strike- of  rich ore. running S00 to 1000  ounces in silver has been made  on the lied Line group  New Publication.  The Marysville Tribune, pub-  ished in the smaller town of  South Fast Kootenay, has been  received at this office. It is all  right, crisp and newsy. Simpson  & Hutchison are the proprietors,  may they prosper' in their new  journalistic enterprise is .7 the  sincere, wish of The Prospector  The   mining   outlook   of   the  Fort Steele district,  is ,unusually  ,,,     ,-,       t      n    -r   t      (good for.the coming vear.  riie Canadian Pacific has j�� ' ���    ��-Vl-"u-  government     3,400,000      acres.  And iu spite of the fact, that,.of  The mining industry of the  district-will expand more,rapidly  upon the construction of the  Kootenay Central Railway. ' T^cUEI^f?^',^-iiii-sh-^XK^  m  THE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE,  B. C, NOyEMBER 30, 1901.  sv,ll  m  m  6 ;(J  KSTAUL1SHKU     lei*.  'A.. B. Grace,  PUBLISHER   AND    EDITOR.  THE PROSPECTOR, if published  ���>ery Saturday, and has a guaranteed  circulation larger than any other paper  la East Kootenay. It is all home Printed  and contains double the news of an;  other paper in the district.'  As an advertising medium it  is 1111  excelled.  Devoted to the upbuilding of Fort Steele, the  development of the vast mineral resources of  tbe East Koot��nay mining: district.  Subscriptions,' : ���12.00 per .year  Advertising rates made known on application.  Contributions are solicited from all parts of the  district, but all matter intended for publication  must have the writer's signature.  TUIC PAPPR Is kept on tile ut theadver-  ini<3 I nruil rising agency of Alaxunder  u *Co., Suite P.. First National Hank Uuildiusr.  Spokane, Wash., where contracts can be inside  (or It.  This Paper  is   kept   on  tile  at   E.   C.  DAK'K'S Ad vort i.ving  Agency, (W and 65 Merchants k.xchunge. Sun  Francisco. California, where contracts for advertising can be made for it.  Thie    Pa not* Is kciiton tileat the A. Mc-  iiua   rayci  Kim it Co. .\-ewspaper au-  vetising   Agency.  Montreal,  where contract},  'for advertising can be made for it.  This Pa^er  store, Spokane. Wash.  Is on  sale at    J.    \V.  Oraliaiu .fc   Co's 'book  ��he tyzosipsctov:  SATURDAY, NOVKMBEH 30, 11K)1.  "No Enemies to Punish-  Special Friends to Serve. "  -No  courts If not. then the statements must be considered as  false and on a parity with other  mutters as stated by him.  It is the opinion of the writer  that  the   reverend   kicker,   has  outstepped   the   bounds  of  his'  profession in attempting as  the  paid attorney, or head-push, of a  corporation, to rush into a  controversy  not  suited   to his j:>ro-  fession.  ' As a teacher of divine  principles, he labors not, for the  ������Slav"   or  poor   '-Dago-'.      His  duties are confined  to  the   "big  corporation" whose tool   he  has  been, "directly ��or  indirectly  in  this matter of licenses at Fernie.  and his  wail   of sorrow, "for a  lost job" has at last reached the  columns   of  the   Free  Press,   a  publication,   which    would   not  have published the same wilhout  the signature  of "the   reverend  kicker,   who   should   teach   his  people   that   intemperance   can  only   be   controlled    by    moral  suasion,, and not at the"dictate of  corporations'.  Headauarters  Mining  Commercial  The  Windsor  i  '��� (We hold ourselves rt'apoasible for  the opinions expressed in the following  article.)���-Ed.  N the last issue of the Fernie  Free      Press     appeared ��� a  '   communication,     roasting     the  License      Commissioners      for  granting  a   license to a hotel in  that town.     The writer E.   F.  Stillman, ,who has appeared at  ���every, meeting of the Commissioners.during  the  'past   year,  when  an application for Fernie'  wTas to be considered, has evidently lost his job, and a source  of profit, directly or  indirectly,  all by the combined efforts  of  a  " "Bull-headed policeman, a printer, and a hobo".  '  One material point in considering the application  referred   to  ���   .by   the   said   Stillman, 'by   the  Board, was, who was the gentleman  representing;   was  he   the  paid attorney, for , some  corporation, or was'he there  solely Jn  the interest  of temperance and  'morality, and   tho householders  of Fernie.    The board arrived at  a conclusive  opinion  as to this  '. question. The petition presented  by  the  applicant was  the best  petition   in  point of  number of  signatures, and as householders  that has  ever  came  before the  board.  The conclusive evidence' pro-  sented by the counter petition,  and sworn to by the said Still-  man alone, was not considered a  preponderance of evidence over  the sworn evidence of three responsible residentsof Fernie.  . The evidence in favor of the  application, by petition which  containing 740 signatures, 150  not befiog householders, the  balance 590 was sworn to as  "bona tide" householders. A  large number signed both  petitions, and in summing up the  evidence, the sworn testimony  of the three witnesses in favor  of. was considered a preponderance over the testimony of the  said Stillman alone.  The reverend gentleman refers  to Chapter IH. section i'2 of the  Liquor License Act of 1900. And  then devotes his ' attention to  "Slavs" and -'Dagos" who are  not British subjects. The license  board in the opinion of the  writer has no right to raise  questions of nationality. The  act specifies householders, and  not subjects or aliens. And a  householder may be a "Dago" or  a -'Slav".  In conclusion the reverend  gentleman makes a statement  that, -'the two commissioners  encouraged by the inspector set  the law at defiance and granted  the license, which is fal.-se in  every respect, and on a pari ty  with ma.ny other .statements  which ho has made.  The Reverend Stilinian also  accuses the board of being influenced by favoritism, bribery.  vor partianship. Will the gentleman make a. specific charge on  either of the counts, favoritism,  bribery or partisanship. .Will  he  substantiate   them   in   open  BroiK-hiul A flections, roughs und colds,  nil quickly cm-oil liy L'yiiy-Balsam. It  ha* no equal. Acta promptly, soothes,  heal=. and cures.. Mumifai-iureil by the  proprietors- of Perry Dan"-' Pain-Killer  All    Modern     Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C.  o  Large   Sample    Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  4��  Will  GIVE YOU fU APPETITE!  TONE tOiii? NERVES!  MAKE rOJ f "0MJ!  MAKE *0U l.etL!  Dr. BurKeM. Med. Snpt.bfthii Prni, fl. .i.:ti>  for Insane. .Jlo:ur����). pnbeno*-. i; ,' u-jiiib  xailxive�� as permission tout* hit i -*m ���  Jll-s Clark, Srtpr. Graco JiW|,.i x, Tor,," lo.  writes they hive ��lwi:��4it wi!li tlie U-r I r<",u .U.  50c.1 find JSI-OO Hottii"..  '   DAVIS Jb LAWItK-NCE CO., Limited.  CARLIN  & DtfRICK  MERCHANTS   GENERAL  Agents    "Wanted  Complete  Life  of Queen Victoria  ���BEST BOOK  BEST TERMS  'Outfit Mailed on Receipt of 15 cents.  S. O. MILLER & CO.."  Portland.,Ore., U.S.A.  Fort  Steele,  CANADIAN  /lniai  RAILWAY  Atlantic   Steamship   Department  - Christmas   Sailings,  ,    ���TO'���i  England  ST. JOHN". X.I3. TO LIVERPOOL  Parisian Nov'. 2.'f      Numidian Nov. 30  Ionian Dec. 7 ' Tunisian   Dee.   14  ' PORTLAND  TO LIVERPOOL  Dominion Nov 2'.i     Cambroniaii Nov 30  VanoouveiyDec. 21        >  BOSTON TO  LIVERPOOL.  I vernia Nov. 23 Saxonia  Dec. 7  New Knyland Dee. 4   'Ultonia  Dee. 21  NEW YORK TO LIVERPOOL.  Celtic Nov.   20 Etruria Nov. 23 '  Germanic Nov. 27 Campania Nov. 30  Majestic Dee. 4 Utnbria Dec. 7  Cymric Dec. 10 Lucania Dec. 14  Oceanic Dec. 11 Etruria Dec. 21  Teutonic Dec. IS. Campania Dec. 28  NKW YORK TO SOUTHAMPTON  Ilaverford Nov. 27 Philadelphia Dec 4  St Paiil Dee. II        St. Louis Dec. 18  Continental   Sailings  ��� of���  North German Lloyd. Hamburg  Packet Co.. Holland American Red  Star French and Anchor Lines on  application.  For reservation of berths rates and  complete information call mi or write  nearest (.'. P. R. A yen!.  Monte Carlo Restaurant:-  THE MOST  UP-TO-DATE  PLACE IN FORT STEELE.  'Everything Cooked  'as you  like it.  WM. ROBINSON,  Proprietor.  Kootenav  Sole Agents ^.hoQaiHOU Stggj  COMPANY  Fort Steele  Meat Market  "  '/���������   '    ';"'" '. ���  FRESH  "and   SALT   MEATS  ALWAYS  Tins Steel i.s guaranteed to be equal lo .Tessop's, or Firths in all  Hard liocic Wokk, �� A . "  Sole Agents  crow's Nest Goal company  Giant Powder company.  Sole   Agents  �� Mining Supplies a Specialt}'.  Agents for the   MASSEY   HARRIS   CO., Limited.  , Farming   Implements.  ONT HAND.  R. W. ROGERS,'Proprietor.'  Fresh Halibut, .Salmon, Salmon Trout, 'Bologna, Sausage,*  Butter and Eggs.    Fish and Game in Season.  .    < <      '  Fort Steele  and  Kimberley.  ��***��^^**����^*^����*��^��*��**-S����^^-3c4^��****��***��**39*********  J. S. CARTER,  Dis. Pass. Agt.  Nelson.  E. J. C0YLE,  A. G. P. A.  Vancouver  Send stamp  for  tlie catalogue of the  J. STEVENS ARMS AND TOOL GO.  f. 0. Box , 'Mi:> ,  CHICOPEE FALLS, MASS, U. S. A.,  who mnke the most complete line of  rifles and pistols now on the market.  ONE OF THE  LEADERS,  absolutely   accurate,   a   perfect   arm,  moderate in price, is the.  The Steele House  Fort Steele, B. C  Centrally Situated on Riverside Avenue.  Conducted on Up-To-Date Methods.'  The Best Bar In Town.  D* IMEcItiTeish  PROPRIETOR.  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  tt  I N. HANSON, 1  General iVlercHant  Liquor Dealer.  AND  **��*��**��*****������s;^^��������s:-*��������K��*��*����;��-*��****tt** ***��**���������  /MLVafltfT^m^  .22, 25 and ^  M'l R. I;  No. 17,  Plain Siehts.  $6.00.  No. 18,  Target  $b.5o. - ^m*  A TAKE        -^f;  DOWN  Port    Steele  Brewing    Co.  FORT STEELE,  B.  C.  MANUFACTURERS     nnd     BREWEItS    OF    EXTRA   FINE  Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber,       A largo assortment of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always  on luind>  CT DIMENSION      LUMBER  SPECIALTY.'   ���     =3  WflSfl.  BG.  ^aauiuiaiiiiuiiuiuuaiiiuiismiiiaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiaiiiir:.  i.-..  JUST    RECEIVED  BEER  SOLD   BY   THE  BARREL,    KEG  PORTER  OR    BOTTLED  Bottled beer for family use a specialty  OUTS I DE ORDERS Gl VEN STRICT a PROMPT ATTENTION  P. O.'BQX 812  TELEPHONE NO. I  SATISFACTION :GUARAN'rEEl  Mutz & Scott, Props.  Assorted Car of Best Brands of Flour   and   Meals,  etc..  Flour, Patent Hungarian and Strong Balcor.  Rolled,Oats, Cracked Wheat, Wheatletts, t  Cornmeal, Buckwheat Flour, Split Peas,  Navy   Beans;  Lima Beans, Pot Barley, elc.  Bran     Chops     Shorts     Oats     Hajf>  Fleetwood Tea.'.a'.pure article imported direct, from Ceylon  try it once and you will use.no, ol her.  Fresh   Breakfast  Butter and Eggs.  Bacon,   Hams  and   Dry Salt Side Bacon.  POTATOES ^CARROTS  FIREWOOD all lengths to suit all stoves.  THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOUR and: FEED  STORE  E. C. MILLER, Proprietor POST OFFICE BOX 836.  tW~   All goods guaranteed and prices also as being correct.  Send in orders.  i-  s.  m  n  ^1  I  -a  i^i  .vl  i)  �� M  n  91  m  im  "At'  ��� I ',���,-!  '���I'  *9At  m  fel  m  for  X-i1'.  1 Hi  Vi'sT Ti^E PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, B. 0., 190L  ^feafei77.7,'  THE  IR IA L  H. REINEMAN, Proprietor.  Fort Steele, B. C.  %:,AV-.v-'v:<A]  [ " ( ���.:.........,. . .���        ,,   .-;     _,,.i-  Largest and Most Complete Hotel Iti South East Kocit^ii^ap  G>  ALL   MODERN   CONVENIENCES  Sample Rooms for Commercial Men.  Headquarters for Mining Menu  ���3 * 'y.,'':A\^A.'AAr>>:'"  O  t  K I M  LE  The    Coming   Town   of   East  Kootenay.  Near tlie famous North star  and Sullivan Mines  1 " * '�� ' T ' o  ��� ( i i  i * , i '    * -'   ���  A Limited Number of Lots for Sale  at Prices Ranging from  i �� * . t {,  $125    To    $400  0*  NOW   IS   THE TIME TO BUY as prices will be advanced the first  of the year. ;,        '  Apply to  Land Commissioner, C. P. R.  Winnipeg, Man., or to  BEALE <& ELWELL  Fort Steele and Kimberley,  KIMBERLEY.  ROYAL  HOTEL  KIMBERLEY, R. C.  Tho Finest Liquors and  Cigars and Best Furnished  Konnin in Town.  J.   I,   GATES,   Prop.  50   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyone (lending a sketch and description may  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether un  Invention Ih probably patentable. Communications BtrlcUyconUdentlal. Handbook on I'ntents  oent froe. Oldest njrency for aecurinff patent n.  , Patents taken throuKh Mumi & Co. receive  tpecial notice, without charge, In tlie   ,  Scientific .American.  ���A. handsomely Illustrated weeklv. I.nrncst circulation of any BCientlBc Journal. Terms, $3 a  yoar: four months, $1.  Sold byall newsdealers.  MUNN&Co.36,B",adwa"'New York  Branch Office, 6Sb F BU, Wmhlugton, D. C.  Guaranteed $900  Salary   ?<*"*>;���  Moil nnd woniun of "food address represent ns. rfoinc to travel uppoinuut;  ajrunts. othoiN for loi-iil work lookiny  alter out" intorohls. $!)()() salary 14imran-  teod yearly: extra uommiitioiih and  expense.-, rapid advancenient.. old established house. (J rand chance for  earnest man or women to seenro pleasant, permanent, position, liberal income  and luiitfc. New. brilliant, lines Write  at once.  STAFFORD   PRESS.  23 Clnireh St.. New Haven. Conn.  MINING"SCIENTIHC  1  THIRTY-NINTH YEAR.  PRESS  HIGH WAR DEN  &. SON.  PIONEER, BARBER, SHOF  ICv'M'.vlJiiiiii,' Sl.i'ict.l.v [''ii'.sl   {!l:i.ss.-  Next door to ilie J'rospecinr.  24 Pa^es   :   Weekly   :  Illustrated.  INDISF XSNSABLE  TO MINING MEN.  $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.  SEND  FOIt SAMPLE COPY".  MINING -'Scientific PRESS  330 MARKET ST., SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.  *;����*^^rfc^:**;S*S"S-Si**��i��*;*^***St**'��Sf;��**)***  %  a  IS I'Um.TSllRIJ l-IVKKY.SATUItn.W, ANII HAS A  (HI.UtANTKJOO CJJ|{UUl/.\TrONT LAKUKU THAN'  ANY OTJJKIt PA1��K1{ IN KANT ICOOTKNAV. IT IS  Jjjj ALL HO.MK J'KINTHD. AND CONTAINS .IjOIIHI.K  *, �� Till"', AMOUNT OF NKWN OF ANY l\U*KH IN TIIK  ��        DISTK1CT. ' 1       ' ,.  �� ���       <���   ���  As   An   Advertising   Medium  Un excelled.  * m  l)/   THE PHOSPECTOll COVERS A DISTRICT J  Ut    LA KG Hit THAN SOME KMI'IKES. AND HAS A   *��  L.ARCIB  FOUF.rC.N CIRCULATION.  ft-m -5-8-* -m-3 -aa-s -i*a ��* ��*��* -��-*.****  ���:������'.���;.   :���:;: ..::r.--:wQ'  '''������}.:  ���-.'������Vihfc::::.. ...:'.^ ���.,.>V".  'AM  ���iiiti  The Paystreak Of Ad's In This Paper Pays Prom The Grass Roots,-  And Never Pinches Out, Stake Orte !     The Result Will Be To  Your Interest.  JOB PRINTING OP ALL KINDS NEATLY AND PROMPTLY  EX ROUTED.  .,������������..-���'���*'  W A NT KH -TI tXJHTWO UT 11 V M KN  AND WOJIRN to travel and advertise  for old established house of solid linan-  iiial Miindin;r. Salai-y $7S(I a year and  expenses, all payable in eft,s)i. No canvassing required. (Jive references and  enclose self addressed stumped envelope. 7. Address Milliliter, '.)'>'> < 'n.xton  Kld^-., (Ivicii^o,  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR.  .Fort   Steele  y'-HA KERY,    '  , Tl. A 1. T10 , Proprielor,  nrvF.jisi'j.>i<: ���Avisnuk;  Opposite   Post   Oilice.  TO THE DEAF.  A rich lady cured of hor DotiJ"-  ness and Noises in tho. Hcnd by  Dr. Nicliolson*s Artificial Ear  Drums, gave ^10,000 l.o this Institute, so that deaf people unable to procure tlie Ear Drums  may have litem free. Address  No. 1-4:")!fi. The Nicholson Institute, 7N0. Eii^hlh Avenue,  New York-, LJ. S. A.  CAVEATS, TRADE MARKS,  COPYRIGHTS AND DESIGNS.  Sozul your business direct, to Washington, i  saves timo, costs l<!��s, Iictlcr *i<:rvir<>.  My office closa to U. 8. Patent Office.    TTiTX prelimln-  1 ary czamlnatiom made.   Atty'n fee not due until patent i  ' li ���ecured    P15RSONAL ATTENTION CiVEH-ia YEAP.B f  ; ACTCTAL EXPERIENCE. Book/'nowto ol.tr.fr Patenta,"  (etc., sent free.   Patents procured through E. 0. Bigger* J  receive ipecial   notice, i without   charge   in   tho J  BNVENTBVE   AGE:  ,UIut��t��d monthly��� Eleven  :E. G.SIGGERS,  [ UIut��ted monthly���Eleventh year��� terms. $1. a year, i  '���   ��� ��� Late of C. A. Snow & Co."  918 FSt., N. W���  ��� WASHINGTON, D. C.  DIL.SE & CROFTS  CONTRACTORS  All   Kinds   of   Brick   and   Stone   Work  imrCK and LIME For Sale. PLASTERING  Promptly Done  o  s~  0  E  T  0^  E  M  T  Q  0  T  C  S  R  B  H  N  U  J  a IN CASH,)  t  ���FREE-  We will give the above reward to any person who will correctly arrange the f  |above letters to spell tho nsiinesof three Canadian cities. Use each letter but "  .once.   Try it.   We will positively give the money away, and you may be the  'fortunate"person.    Should then; be more than 1 set of correct ans%yerF, the  j money will be divided equally: For instance should o persons send in corrects  \answers, each will  receive.$40 ;'should 10 persons send in correct answers,\  f each will receive $20 ; twenty persona, $10 each. 7 We do this to introduce^  iour firm and goods we handle as quickly- as possible.    SEND NO MONEY  \ WITH YOUR ANSWER.   This is a FRE1S contest.   A post card will do.  0 Those who have not received anything Jrom other contests, try this one.     V  Q"^��^^^rSMPIRE SUPPLY CO., OR1LL1A, CANADA.-*^*-"*  '   ������ . ' '��� ��� ���       li  i THE PRbSPECTOK, FOKT STEELE, JJ. C,  1001  ###*  FORT   STEELE  c       0  *  o  The Mining Center of the District of South East Kootenay  r-i  Geo  The Largest  Mineral Areas,  and the IVIost  Extensive  Goal Fields on the  American Continent  are Situated in  South East Kootenay  '  , ' ' v '       ���  b ,,   ' ��� , '�� ,<"/-  Agriculture /  Grazing and the  Lumber Industry  are Prominent  Features of the  District.  The   Crawford   Bay  and   Fort   Steele   Railway   will   be' constructed e this   year.  The proposed Crow's Nest and Golden Railway, Recently Surveyed, will pass through  FORT  STEELE  And    Tap    the   Greatest   Mineral   Belt   of   the   District  Choice Business and Residence lots for Sale  to    R.LTi  <b  .p ji  af  ill  m  f  "^ i  .*.. t  "'<C: I  *t'4l  y-fil  <t'^  ���^* L  -".'t|  IKV   _  II  ft  (A  I  )*��  *$  \a  ibsb  99HS THE PROSPECTOR, 7P0RT STEELE, B. C, NOVEMBER SO',  1901.  &hz 3?��*ttp��ctor��  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1901.  ���&:���  News' Items.  St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 27.���The  World's   Fair management has  arranged to break ground on the  World's Fair site in Forest Park  tomorrow.    As motion pictures  oi'     tlie     event     are     to     be  taken for exhibition   throughout  the country tlie ceremonies   will  be  made  as, impressive as pos-  '    sible.     The   first   shovelful   of  earth will be turned by Treasurer  Thompson   with a  loi)g;-handled  :   wooden shovel unearthed in San  Francisco   County   some   years  ago, and the President,   ex-Governor' Francis, will for the  time  being  become a , plowman.     A  great crowd is expected to be on  hand to witness tlie ceremonies.  New Orleans,  La., Nov. 27.���  ,   Elaborate   preparations  for  tomorrow's  opening  of  the Crescent City  Jockey  Club's  winter  <   meeting have been completed by  the officials.   The increase in the  number  and size  of  the purses  has had the effect of  tilling  the  stables with  fast  horses.     The  track   is   in   splendid condition  and with favorable  weather  the  meeting should prove one of the  best in, the club's history.  Boston, Mass., Nov.   27.���The  new   Mediterranean   service   of!  the Dominion Line was inaugurated today with the sailing of the  steamship    Commonwealth 0 for  Gibraltar, Naples and Genoa wiih  freight  and  passengers.     It  i.s  expected that one result of  the  establishment of'the new service  will   be  to  divert much of. the  business to Boston that has heretofore  always  been  carried   on  through New York.  3SEJSSH  <lhe TOILET  IS INCOMPLETE WITHOUT  n  RELIEVES CHAFING, ITCHING OR IRRI-!  TATION. COOLS, COMFORTS AND HEALS I  THE SKIN, AFTEB SHAVING.  Avoid dangerous, iiritaling Witch Hazol  preparations represented to be "the same as"  Pond's Extract, which easily sours and often  contain "wood alcofiol," a deadly poison.  THE NEW YORK  CLIPPER ;  Contaln3    a    Rc:ia~-!o    Record  of all tho Evsrtte- in tho  D;*-r- -r--)~," -j.  '.j";  -i   ;  y  K.cBriVCA.':. oi::=LE c-f-Vj iccta.  For Ze.\o '~y ?.V. KovJcCzcA.-rs.  S A K i? L E    C 3 ? V    F r, f L .  Acicircco hew von;: c:_::'.- :.r:,  KC.v Yor::-..  MINERAL   ACT.  (KOHM K.)  OKKTIKICATK  <IV  IM PKOVKMK.VJ'S.  NOTICE.  nn-  ROY,  E FREE!  Asthmalene Hrings  Permanent  Instant Relief and  Cure  in-All  Cases.  * SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE,ON RECETPT OF POSTAL  CHAI ft g@  \fK&Jf'liL  Baltimore, Md.,   Nov. 27.���An  event of unusual interest to naval  architects and shipbuilders  will  be'the annual reunion and dinner  'of, .the ' Progressive   Order   of  Draughtsmen   in   this   city   to--1  night.     Naval   architects   from  the   shipyards, and   schools of  that"profession along the Allan'-,  tic   coast,' from   Bath,    Me.   to  Richmond, Va., will ctake part.  Prominent among  those   to  be  present' are   Admirals  Melville  and Highborn,   Thomas Jardine  of  the William Trigg  Shipyard  and     Henry    R.    Caldwell     of  Nixon's Shipyard.  Washington, D. C, Nov. 27.���  "Thanksgiving day will be quietly  observed at the White House tomorrow. President Roosevelt  " and family will attend church in  the forenoon and will entertain  a few intimate friends at dinner.  An eighteen-pound turkey from  Rhode Island > will grace the  dinner table at the executive  mansion.  Birmingham,, Ala., Nov.  27.���  It   was   announced   today   that,  everything is in readiness to begin ' the   manufacture   of   steel  rails at the mills of the  Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railway Company, just completed at   Enslcy.  Those will be tlie first steel rails  for trunk linos  of  railway  made   in   the South.     The  plant   starts    operations  large  orders  on   hand  from, tho  Southern    and   Louisville   and  Nashville railroads.  There is nothing like Asthma-,  lone.     It  brings  instant .relief,'  oven in the worst cases. Jt cures  when all else fails.  The   I Jew 'C.   P.   WELLS,   of Villa,  l"vifTf>e. 111., says:    " Your"trial bottle of  Afttlimaleiic received in ��ood condition.  I  (-���iiiinoi.  Loll   you  how thankful I I'cel  for tlie jjood derived froinil..    ]   was a  slave, chained with putrid  .sore  throat  and asthma for-ton yours.     I despaired  "of evoi' beinj;- cured.'    I saw your advor-  itNe.ma.vt for tho cure  of this dreadful  and   tormenting di.so.ioO,   asthma,  and  thought you had overnpoken yourselves  hut resolved to <>ivo it TtMrial.     To my  astonislTinent,   tho  trial .acted   like   a  charm.    Send mo a full-size bottle.'^  ''   We want to send to evory 'sufferer a  trial treatment of Asthmalene. similar  to the one that cured Mr. Wells.' "We'll  send  it by  mail   POSTPAID. ABSOLUTELY   EillOE   OF   OH AUG       to  any sufferer who will write for it, even ou a postal.    Never mind, though  you are despairing, however bad your case, Aotlunaleno will, relievo  and  The worse your case,' the more glad wo are to send it.     Do not de-  Write  at. once,  addressing" Dl-J. TAITT UUOS." M liDIOTNl-: C'6���  Nl Y. City.    Sold by all Druggists.  Mi  \li  a  ���Ml  Mi  *  ill  0>  ill  Ml  *  *  Ml  Ml  Ml  Mi  Mi  Mi  lb  Mi  Ml  'Mi  Mi  Ml  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Ml  Mi  Mi  Ml  ANTELOPE,    STANDARD   AND  O.K.   MINERAL   CLAIMS.  Siluutc in the Fori Steele Mining  Division  of South ICust Kootenay Distiict.  Where located:   On the right bank of lVjr.r  i-ri-clt about one mile  below  thej, 'Old Shaft"  placer lease.  .Take notice that L .lames A. Harvey. Free  Miner'., f'< iiulcate No. "U 10010", Agent foi  ThoiuasT. -MrViltic. Free Miner's Certilicate  No. " J(434s'i " lidln-i tO. .TciiiiTiifiv,. j.'ree Miner'1.  Ccililicato So. li 4.:.'.'�� . (Just Thies, Free  Miner's Certificate No. "11 43405" and William  Thomson. Free Miner's Certilicate No  ������M 4I41.V? int. nd. sixty days from the date  heieof, lo apply to the Mining IJccoider.'foi a  Certilicate of improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claims  Ami further take notice that action,  under  section 37, must be ..commenced before the Issuance of such Certilicate of Improvements.  Dated this 2|std;iv of .September, A.I!)., I IHU  :i'.l- .1. A. IIAIU'KY.  cure  lay. ���  79 Kastl80th St  Zf**^^frtr^(ri-ir(rir^tr(-ir(r(r(-(ririrfrfr^Sri:ir(:frtrirtrfrtrir?ri  r*t*tf6X>  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Mi  Ml  Mi  Mi  Ml  Mi  Ml  Ml  Ml  Ml  Ml  Mi  Mi  Ml  Mi  Ml  Ml  Mi  U>  Ml  tfe  Ul  MINIMAL ACT,  I MM  (l-'OHM K.)       *  (."KUTIKICATK llK IMI'IK IVKMKNTS.  (?        ^ '  ,       "  r   ' NOTICE.  Knierald Israelional   Mineral  Claini.  Situate in the Mining Division of SoutliKusl  Ivootonily.  Where located:���On Huckleberry Mountain  adjoining the North Star .MiniriK Company's  property.  TAKK NOT! CIO that I, Neil McLeod Curran.  l"'ree Miner's Coi litieate No. "II. 43218" acting  as agent for the Norlh Star Milling Coippany.  Limited. .(Non 1'ersonal Liability) Fice  Minei's Cerliflciie .Vo. ��� if. I3il5", Intend,  sixty diiv>;Iroiii the date hereof, to apply to the  iMiniiiM/Hecordcr for a Certilicate of Improvements, lor the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Cram of the above claim. * T'  And luither take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced;befoie tho issuance of such Certilicate of Improvements.  Dated at Kimberley.  II C.  this ".'6th dav ol  .Sept. I Wll.  JO- "        NEIL McLKOD CURRAN. Agent.  "���'    ���       MJNKItAL ACT.  (Foiim p.)  OKIITIFIOATB OK  1MFHOVK.MKNTK7  NOTICE.  afTnTrTTJTTTnTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTfTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTrTTnTTTTTTTTTTTTTTnTTTTTTTTTTnTTTTTTS  CAPITAL WANTED.  '   0 'i f ' 'O ,      .  ^ To Develop  The Rich Mineral  Resources Of  South East Kootenay.  Partially Developed,  And Undeveloped Copper  And Silver-Lead Properties  Are Offered For Sale On  Liberal Working Bonds.  'OR   REPORTS.   AND   INFORMATION; WRITE TO  CHARLES   ESTMERE.  Kimberley,   B.C.  3  ^  ^  ^  ^  a  a  a  a  a  a  DftlToflil  Fractional Mineral Claim.  Situate in the Mining' Division of South Kast  Kootenay.       *  Where locatcd:-On" Huckleberry Mountain  adjoining the North Star Company's property.  Take notice that I. Neil McLeod Curran. Free  Miner's Certilicate No. li. 4HJI.S, acting as atreni  for ihe North Star Minim; Company, Limited.  (Non Personal Liability) I^ree Miner's Certilicate No. 11.^.1.315, intend sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining lieeoid-  cr lor,a Certilicate of Improvements for the  purpose ot obtaining :i Crown Grant of the  above claiin. >''  And further take notice that action, under  section :I7, must be commenced before the issu- '  iinee of such Cerlilic.iie of Improvements.  Daled at Kimbeiley.  Ji. C..  lliis 2(Ith day of  Sept., WOl" " ,  40- NEIL McLKOD CUKKAX, A  NOTICE.  NOTICK IS HJCHKHV OIVi:X that ��e the  undersigned int'-nd. :��l days after the Hist publication of this notice, or as soon afterward as  the application can be heaid, to apply to the  Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works  at Fort, Steele foi licenses to prospect for Coal  and Petroleum upon the following described  hinds, situate in Kast Kooienay, on the ICast  side of the Flat head JJiver. on Oil or S;)��j-p  Creek, and from about 5 to 8 miles noith of the  Jjileinational Moundary Line  Commencing at ,i post on  the  Noith \Ve.st  bank of Oil L'icek inarked ' Sir C. II. Tupper's  S.   W. Corner", adjoining Kicd. Peter's X. W.  Cornei J'ost. thence Xorth ��) chains. Hienc6"  Kast SO chains thence South 811 chains thence  West HO chains to ihe point of commencement  containing 640 acres. '' ,  C   H. TUPI'KK     "  C'ommencing at a post on the Xorth West side  of Oil Cieek. marked "J.  Kdwards Leckie's X.  .W, Corner"about one mile in a X. K. direction  Irom Sir C.  JI.  Tupper's S.   W. Coiner post.  thenc.'j South Wl chains, thence Kasi Ml chains.  thence Xoi ih Wl chains, thence  west w chains  to    point   of   (''oiiiiiieiii>ciiii-ui.   containing   MO  aeies, , '  J. NDWAKDS I.KCKir..  (.'ommencing at a post^ on the Xorlli West  side of Oil Creole, marked "-A. McIC. Dick's S.  K. Coiner", about one mile due ucsl from Sir  C. II. Tupper's S. W Corner post, tlience North  W chains, thence West hO chain-, thenci1 Soulli  W) chain-, thence Kast K<l> chains to point of  commencement., containing 040 acres.  ' A. McJC.DJCIC. '  Commencing at a post on the, Xorth West  bank of Oil Creek, marked "Hon. Fred Peter's  X. W. Corner", adjoining Sir C. H. Tupper's S.'  'W. Corner post, thenee South WJ chains, thenee  M.istbO chains, ihence.North WJ chains, thenee  West SO chains to point of commencement, containing 'imh acres  l.'KKDKIUCIC PKTKJfS.  .Commencing al a posL on Uu; Noitli West  bank of Oil Creek marked "Krank VV. Petri's  X. ' I'". Corner", adjoining K. G Kdwards  Leckie's S. E. cornei po-t. thenee Soulli 80  chains, thence West CO chains, tlience Nouh 80  chains thenee Kast SO chains to point .of commencement, containing i)40 acres.  FKAXIv W. J'KTKHS.  Commencing at a post on the X. W. Hank of  Oil Creek, marked. "K. O. ijrtn-iml* Leckio's S.  IC.fCoruer". adjoining Sir Ci'll. Tapper's S. W.  Corner post, thence North 80 chains, thenee  West 80 chains, iliencr South 80 chains, thence  Kast 80 chains lo point of commencement, containing rtio acres.  H.O. KDWAKDS.LKCIfll!!.  Commencing at a post on the Nortii West  side of Oil Creek,.marked "AI W. linker's N.K.  Corner", adjoining A. McK. Dick's S. K. Corner  post, i thenee South 80 chains, thenee West'80  chains, thence North W) chains, thenee Kast 80  chains to point of commencement, containing  A. O  Coi in*!", adjoining Maigaiet A. G Lecl����e>  W. Corner po->t. thence Xorth 80 chains thenci  West rtiihains. tbince South MJch.tins, thence  East 80 chains to point of commencement, containing ��40 aci e-  (JJiOItUE HRADLEY.  Comuieneiug at a post on the Jiound.jrj Line,  inarked ".John Uresnahaifs S W. Cornei .  about one mile South of George liradley's ,S.E.  Corner posl. thenee Xorth 80 chain-,. thenc�� .  East 80 chains, thence South 80 chains, thence  West so chains to point of commencement containing (MO acres.  JOHN UKKSXAHAX.  Commencing at a post on the Houiidary'Llne, '  marked "Hurley Armstrong's;S. K. Cornei",  adjoining John Hresnahan s S W: Corner post  thenee Xorth 80 chains theiice West 80 chains  thenee .South 80chains^ thence East 80 chains  point of   commencement,   containing  io  acres  7810  1IAKLKY AKMSTKOXG  NOTICE.  * NO'rrCE IS HKHKIIYa.'IVICN that we, lhc__  uiidei-Mgncd, intend thirty days after the Hist  publieaiioii of this notice, or lis soon thereafici  as the application can be heanl. to apply to the  Assistant Commissioner of Lands ,(ncl Woi-ks  .it Fort Steele, for license- to prospect for Coal  uml Petroleum, upon the following descnbed  lands situate iu East Kootenay, on Starvation  Creek, on the East side of the Flathead Kivei  and running from the Houndarv Line to ywo  niiles North of ir.  Commencing at a post on the Xorih-side of  Ihe creek, marked "A. T. Kirkpatiick sS W.  Corner", adjoining II. C. Halter's X W. Cornei  posl about one mile from ihe Uoundiy Line,  thence Xoith So chains, lhcnce East So chains,  tlience South So chains, thence West 8o chains  to    point? of  commencement,   conl.itnnitf. HIO   -  Coiiiiiicncln.'  A. T. JCIKKPATIUCK.  it a jio-t on the Xoith side of  the creek, inarked JI. C. Haker's X. W. Corner", adjoining S. U. Halter's N_ JS X'ouier-post  thence Soulli So chains. thence'East 8o chains,  lhcnce Xorth So eliains.'thence West 80 chains  to point of commencement containing 't!40 '  acres  IlUUri C. HAKI5K  Commencing at :t post on the Xorth side"of  of the creek, marked "S li. Halters X E Coiner", adjoining John S. Tail's S II Coi ner post  thence South So chains. lhence_Wesi 8o chains,  thence Norili So chains, tlience Kast So chains  to point of commencement  acres. .     I  . coiitniiiihg.-jjiu  i> 10 acres.  ,rent.  3  .3  ;3  3  ^imiikkuuuuaiiuuiiUiiLkUikuuuLmuiiULiiiiikiULiiiikiiiiiiuiiiiLikLLiiiiikiiiiiiikikkiej  - Notice to. Delinquent Co owners.  To'Wait Wade, or to any person or persons  to whom he may have transferred his interest  in the "Roy". "Antelope". "Standaid" and  "O Iv" mineral claims, (or any of them.) situate on Perry creek in the Fori Steele Alining  Division of East Kootenay and recorded in the  Mining ltecbrders' olllce at Fort Steele: II. C.  You are hereby notified that I have expended since October IHth. isiiil. four'hundred  dollars in labor and improvements upon the  above ..mentioned mineral chiimsvunder the provisions of, llio Mineral Act. And if within  ninety days from the date of this notice you  tail, or refuse to contribute your portion of  such expenditure together with all costs of advertising, your Interest in said claims will become my property under Section "4" or an Act  entitled "An Act to Amend the Mineral  1SI0O '.  Dated at Fort Steele. August 27th, 1001  :r>- gust'thf.is.  Act.  Al. W. ISAKKH.  Commeiioing at a post on tlie S. K. side of Oil  Creek marked 'n. U. -Wilson's X. E. Corner",  about one and a half miles in a S. W. direction  from Sir C. H. Tupper's s! W. corner post  thence South SOehaills, thence West SO chains,  thence Nortii 80 chains, thenee East 80 chains  to poi n t of cpmmencemen t, con tain i ug f>40 acres  ,    ' ,   II.O. WILSON.  Commencing at a posl on tlie South East side  of.Oil Creek, marked ������ W. A. Gilmour's N. W.  Corner", adjoining H. Cl. Wilson's N. E. coiner-  post, thence South 80 chains, thence EastSO  chains, ihence North SO chain-, thence West 80  chains to point of commencement, containing  (MO acres. ,. ,  n       ��� W. A-G1LMOUR "  . Commencing at a po-i on the JQast bank of  Oil Creek, marked " II. ilrammor's S. W. Corner", about four nidi's in a S XV. direction fiom  Sir C. 11. Tupper's S. W. Comer post, thence  North SOcliains. lhcnce K.isl mi chains, thence  South SO chains, Ihence West so chains to point  of commencement  coniaining 010 acres.  K. HKAMMEK.  Commencing at a post on the East bank of  Oil, Cieek. inarked "A S. Huichall's X. XV.  Corner", adjoining K. Hiamuiei's S. W Comer  post tlience South So chains, thence East SO  chains, thenee Nor'.li so chains, thence West SO  chiiins to point ol ciimmeuct'iiieiit. containing  BIO acres.  a       ��� S. ii  fiaker  Coin in encing at  a post on the Norlh side of  the cieek, marked "John S. Tail's S'E. Coiner",   adjoining  A.   T.   Kiikpatnek s    S   W  Corner post, llienct., Xorth , So ehaitui,. thence  '   ' thenee    South jioj chains,  io point of coinineiice-  West   8or eliains.  thence  East Ko chains  mem. containing tuo acres  ' JOHNS TAIT.  Commencing at a point ou the liound.u v Lino  marked -VV. M. Kirkpatr.ck's "3 E. Cornei" ���  about one mile and one-half in !( South West  direction from A. T. Kirkp.unck ,s South West  Corner post, n.ence Xorth So'chains:'tiience  U est 6o chains, thence South So chains ihence -  li.ist So chains  containing ��4o acres  s . to point of  commencement,  acres.     -' > <'> ''�����   *  W. JI. KIKKJ'ATltlCK  Notice to Delinquent Co-owners?  A. S   HUKCHALL  post on  the East bank o[  over  now  with  g Fort Steele Cigar Store |��  g                '   \        Fort   Steele,   B.  C.                  , ^  g WffOLESALE & RRTArii DEALERS 3  g^ In Cigars.  Ci^nroMos, Pipes and Tobacco. =3  ^                    Finest Variety of Pipes and Smokers Onl lit ^  ^                     In the District, Including Meerschaum, B. B. 13. ^3  E~                    Alpha, and Other Brn.nds. ZZ  NOTICE. B  Sixty days after date I intend to apply to  the Chief Commissioner of Lands and. Works  for permission to cut and carry'' away timber  from the following described lands; commencing at a post about three chains east Of the  Golden road; between the':i4tli and :!5th mile  posts running east 40 chains thence south SO  chains, thence west 80 chains, thence northi 80  chains, thence east 40 eliains to place of commencement. Containing (540 acie* more oi  less.  Dated this I4th day of September. 100  39  1.  XV. A. CHISHOLM.  PainrKiller. its; more, of a household  remedy��� than any other medicine. It  meets the requirements of every home.  Cures urampa and dysentery and is the  best lii'jment made. Avoid substitutes,  there is but one Pain-Killer. Perrj  Dayisv   25c. and 50c.  MINERAL ACT.  (I'OKJI  K.)  CEItTIFICA'l'K OV 1MPHOVKMKMTS.  S^ ' lni]ioi  oil au^jDomoslio Oiijfi'rs a,t Lowest Prices ^3  Billiard and Pool Parlor and Readiii"' ^  l.io()in in Connection. X2  ^C. M.  NOTICE.  Shrewsbury  Mineral  Claim.  Situate in the Fort Steele Mining Division of  East Kootehay District.  Where located:���On the malii fork of die St  Mary's Kiver. about six miles east of the  Kootenay Lake divide.  Take notice that I, Theodore Henuchamp act-  ;, ing as agent for George Crquliart Free Miner's  Certilicate Xo. H:W!i:)fi, Henry H. Thomson  Free Miner's Certilicate Xo. 13 50108 and Henry  A. liartoh Free Miner's Certilicate Xo. H 30931, I  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certilicate  of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining  a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And  further take notice that action, under  section   3",  must  be  commenced  before  the  Issuance of such Certilicate of Improvements.  Dated this 28th day of November, A. D. 1901.  47- T. BEAUCHAMP,  KiiEP,  Proprietor  J. TAENHALJSliR.       =��  o      Manager. ^S-  NOTICE.  Sixty, days afterdate I intend to apply to  the Chief 'Commissioner, .'of .Lands and Works  for permission to cut and carry away timber  from the following described land in South-  I'lasl ICootenay. Commencing ,u a post about  three chains east of the Golden road, and between the 34 and 35 mile post, thenee east 40  chains; tlience north 80 chains., thence west 80  chains, thence south 80 chains, thenee east 10  chains to place or commence  H40 acres; more or less.  A. li. CRACK.  3d      Dated this 14th day of September. IsWl  Commencing at  Oil Cieek. marked "C. K. HrulT's X.IC. Corner' .  adjoining A. S. Hurchall's'X. W. Corner posl.  tliencc South 80 chains, thence West.So chains,  tlience Xorth 80 chains, thenee lOast 80 elniins  to pel ut,of. corn iiiciic.cinc.nl,'con tain ing, 040 acres  C. 10. UKUFF.  Commencing at a post on the liasl bank of  Oil Creek, mai ked "'F. Ilirney s S 10. Cornei",  adjoining C. K. Urufl s X. K. Corner post,  llieiicc Xorth 80 chains, thence West 80 chains,  thenee South 80 chains, thenee lOast 80 chains  to point of commencement containing (HO acies  P\ BJRXE-i  cj , To Henry Rose and Walter Sully, pi to .inv  person or'poisons to whcni he or they'may  have transferred his or their interests iu ihe  Ashland mineral .claim, situate on the west,  fork of the St. Mary's river; in the' FortSteele  mining division of Kast ICootenay and leeouled  in the Recorder's oiTlce at Fori Steele.    ',  Vou 'and each of, you- are hereby notified ���  that I have expended since Noi ember,   1894,  and to dale (six. hundred and seventeen dollars) 5  In labor and improvements  upon the  above  mentioned mineial claim in order to hold said o  mineral claim under   the1- provisions  of  the  Mineral Ael.   And if within  ninety days fiom  the." date of this notice vou fail, or icfuseto .  contribute your portion of such expenditures  together with all costs of advertising, voui   m-  lerests in said claim will become the  property  of the subscriber, undoi-section 4 of an Act"entitled  "An   Act to  Amend  I0OO.'  :,the iMinei al   Act  1901.  . J. H. WRIGHT.  Dated at l.'on Sleele tlns-18th day  0f July  29-43  iinont,  eontainini.  ^aiiiiiiiuiaiiuiaaiaiiiiiaiiii-iiiiiaiiiiiiiiiauuiiiiiiiaiiiiiK  The PROSPECTORS3 PxriWAivir-c: '4  NOTICE.  Sixty days afterdate 1 intend to apply to  the Chief Commissioner of Lands and works  for permission to cut and carry away timber  from the following described land in South-  JOast Kootenay. Comnienceiiig at a post about  three chains east of the Golden, road between  the .13 and 34 mile post, ihence east 40 chains,  'th/.-ce south 80 chains, thence west 80 eliains.  'ciY���icc hoi th 80 chains, thence cast 40 chains to'  place of .commencement containing 040  more- or less.  .1. A. IIARVKY.  39     Dated this Mtli day of September, IlKJI  acres  EXCHANGE f,\  NO.   4   K.-W..-C,  iBLOCK,   NELSON,   B. C  Gold,   Silver-Lead   and -Copper Min'es wanted at the, EXCHANGE, i  FREE   MILLING   GOIJD   properties  wanted   at once for Eastern >  . investors.   . - ��� ' .   ' "' '.,73  Parties  having-  mining: property   for .sale arc  requested   to send Z  samples of their ore to the KX!CI-1ANGB for exhibition. 9  We desire to hoar from prospe<;tors  who  have'.promising  mineral g  claims in'Britjsh Columbia.                                                                  7,      7 (J  Prospectors   and   mining  men   are  requested   to   make   the   KX- ��� fi  ���CHANGE their headquarters when in Nelson.                                   i ... X  All.samples should be sent by express. PREPAID. ff  Correspondence'solicited.    Address^ all communications to s~  ,                    ANDREW F, ROSENBERGER;   j f  Telephone No.  104.     P. O. 'i'sox 700.                                           .       NELSON, 11. C. f)  GflNNJfGO.  General     Merchaiits  Pout, Steele, B. C.77  PuurT 7 ;  Confectionery  Stationery  Cigars.  . Post Office   Store,  notice. -  NOTICE JS HKUEISY CIVHN* that we. Ihe  undersigned, intend 30 days after the Hist publieaiioii of this notice, or,as soon thereafter .as  the application can be hoard to apply, to the  Assistant Commissioner of Lauds and Works  at F.ort Steele, for licenses to prospect for Coal  and I'ctroleum upon the following described  lands, situate in Hast Kootenay. on the Kast  side of the Flathead Kiver on AUninnnum oi  Isislianeei) Creek..running from the llouiidary  Line to about four miles North of it.  Coinmencing at a post on the North' bank- of  the creek, marked "II. \\r. Lane's S-W. Corner", adjoining 0- 11 ICirkpalriek's N. W.  Cornei- post, thenee Nortii 80 chains, ihence  Kast 80 chiiins,'llieiicc South 80 chains, tlience  West SO chains "to point of commencement.', containing ��40 acres.. , - 7 7,  7.7. ..,.'. . ' IL W. LANK. 7:  yConimoncing at a'.post on the Nortii bank of  creek, niarked "G:. H. ICirkpalriek's N. W. Corner", adjoining Mrs. M. K. Lane's N. K. Corner  post, thence, Soiith 80 eliains. thence Kast 80  chains, tlience Nortii 80 chains, thenee West 80  chains to point of commencement,' 'containing  Old acres.  k ��� '" C. ll.KIItKI'ATJcICIv.  Coniiiieiicing at a post on the Nortii bank of  the creek, marked "Mrs. M. K. Laiie's N. 10.  Corner", adjoining I). V. Ilallahan's S. I'I. Corner post, thence Smith 80 chains, thenee West  Si chains, thence North 80 chains, tlience' Mast  80chains to point of commencement.' containing liio acres. ' ���������; '-u.o.  -��� M. K. LANK.  ;., Conimenciug at a post on the Nortii bank of  the creek, marked "I). !���'. Ilallahan's S.K. Corner", adjoining II. W. Lane's S. K. Corner post,  thence Nortii 80 chains, thence West 80.chains,  thence South 80 chains, tlience Kast 80 chains  to point, of commencement, containing tlio  acres.   ' i       .' ��� '   "   ���     ;.   ; ' ,  1). V. H ALLAH AN. .  Coniiiieiicing at. "a. post, on the Nortii side of  the creek, marked "Margaret A. ll. Leckie's S.  XV Corner", about three' miles in a S...XV.  direction from II. W. Lane's S. w. Corner post,  thence Nortii 80 chains, tlience Kast 80 chains,  thence South 80 chains, theiice West 80 chains  to point of commencement, containing Mill  acres  ;..���',- MARGARET A. G.  LKCK1K.  Commencing at a post on  the  North  side  of  the creek,  marked  "Georte Bradley's   S.  JC.  Notice to Delinquent Co-owners.  'J'o George KMsk:, Kohert  Reid, Abner  . . Bain iind Peter Lutiier.  Or to any person or persons to whom lie or  thev may have uansferred his,or then interests In the King Solomon ' tuineial claim,  situate at Lewis cieek on Tracy .Mount,un in  flic l"'orl Steele mining division of .East ICootenay and recorded in .the.Recorder's, olllce.at  I' ort Steele, H. C.  You and each of you are lioreb'y.notiiled: that  I have evpended since August Ilth. is<xi two  hundred dollars m labor and improvements  upon the above mentioned mineral claim under  the provisions of the Mineial Act And it within ninety days fiom the date of th,s nonce you  fail, or refuse to contribute your portion of  such expenditure together with all costs of advertising, your interest in said claim will become tho,: property of the subscriber" under  Section 4 of an Act entitled "AirAct to Amend  the MineriilAcl. IflOO".  CHARLKS H1KLINI1IJRG.  Dated at Fort Sleele tills 10th day of August.  1H0I. .'U-45  Notice to Delinquent ..Co-owners.  lo Stephen Voung. or to any ."person or  persons to whom lie or they may have transferred his interest in the "Prospectoi 's Dream"  mineral claim, situate at Weaver creek; in Die  h'ort Steele mining division of Kast Kooten-iv  ti ml recorded in'Die Recorder's olliee at Von  Steele.   ,',-.���     _ ������';���     .   :���������:.��� y ,''������.  Vou and each5 of you arc.hereby notiiled  that I have expended since/August Iflth 1807  four hundred dollars in. labor!:and improvements upon the above mentionedmineral claim  under the provisions of the Mineral Act! And  If within ninety days from the date or this  nolice you fail, or ,refuse=to contribute \oui  portion of such expenditure together with all  costs of advertising, your interest in said claim  will licconic the property of the  under Section 4 of an Act 'entitled  Amend tlie Mineral Act, IP00'.  Said portion of expenditure to be ��aid  subscriber at Fort Steele.      7 '  ,   "  subsciilier  'A'n Act to  , Dated ..at,  August, 1001.  Fort  .). S. I'ARIvKR.  Steele   this   lilth  day  34-  of  NOTICE... ���.'.;-  Take nolice sixty days after dale 1  imend  t" apply to the  Chief Commissioner of L ends  and   Works   for   permission  ribed laud  ., . , i10' f-'A't aiid.<.in v  away tilnber frointtic foi lowing d0K(.  in Soi.tl.-Kast R-ootcuay. Commenceing .it it  post planted about Hire,, chains east or the  Golden road between the 3. and 31 mile ������.,,  Ihence cast 40 chains, tlience north 80 cliams  tlience west'80 chains, thence south 8.0 chuns  thenee east w chains to place of commencemeti  containing too acres more or less.-  JAMES GRKER.  SM       Dated this 14th day of September, |.h,I. Z, ""JS "?ZXir&klZjJt1&.*W
THE PKOSFECTOtt,  PORT STEELE,  B. C,  NOVEMBER 30,  IWJ.
North Star Lodge
NO. 30.
A. Fri AND A. M.      G. R. B. C.
FORT STEELE. H. C.
Regular meetings—1st Tuesday in each
month .it eight o'clock. Visiting Hreihern arc
cordially invited. '
A. C. Nf.i.son, Secretary.
Rock}r Mountain Chapter
no. i££ tt. a. M.
FORT  STEELE. H. C.
Regular meetings—2nd Tuer-day in
each month al eight o'clock. ■■
_    Visiting    Iirethern   are   cordially
invited.
'     IX. L. T. GALriRAiTif Scribe E.
Professional.
Geo. S. McCarWr. 'it- A. Harvov
,HARVEY & McCARTER
ito ratters,  Solicitor.-.,
Notaries Public,
' Conveyancers etc.
FORT  STEELE, B. C.
REVELRTOKE STATION and GOLDEN
COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY      MADE,
OT. R. ROSS
Barrister       -    ' -       Solicitor
NOTARY   PUBLIC
CONVEYANCER., .
Fort Steele.   B.   C
®Jje tyvo&pzctov.
SATURDAY, NOVUMHEU 30. HHll.
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I  LOCAL NEWS. §
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H., L. Stevens, formerly of
Wardner, was a visitor at Steele
on Tuesday.
Government Agent Armstrong
visited Fernie on Tuesday.
A package of fifty, Christmas
and New Years, visiting cards,
will bo supplied and printed for
Al at The Prospector ofriqe.
The regular monthly meeting
of North Star Lodge A. F. and
A. M. will be Held on Tuesday-
evening December .'3rd.
It is strange, but true, that
the average man is willing to
sign any kind of a petition or
give anybody a recommendation.
Crassick & Dempsey have received the contract to, build Ihe
Central Hotel at Marysville.
.No substitute for "Tlie [). X L."
Monih.nl PltL-{/>r. although -some un-
M.'1'itnulou:. dealers may .-nv theiv is,
Kecummeiidcd by doctors, by ho&pilul.-.,
by tlie cierjjy. by everybody, for ■*tiii'-
iie'ss. pleurisy, Are. iladi1 by OavN A-
Lawrence Co.. Ltd. ' ,.
 :       f>   .
Steve Young returned from
the Windermere country on
Mondav.
The Whole Story
in *v letter :
"Pam-KiUeY
' (1'KHHV   llAVIn'.)
From t'ajjt l'\ I.ojc. I'hIicb Slatinn No.
5. Montreal:- ' •> e . fie tiinitly n-"e 1'kkhy
Ijavi-' I'un'-Kii.iki". lor jiiniia in tlie atoin-
iii h. i liciiiiiiitiioii, .tifinetn, /rout Oiten, clul-
v'i in., iiuiipii, .iml nil uillicliniiH which
b-.-.lliuen in our |i'-iMim.    I liave no liesi-
tull 'II   III    -"H'111^   tll.'lt    I'tlN'-Itll.l.KK U tilt
i.L.1 Jem.".';/1 . Iriu- nefti nt hand."
INeil   Jnli-rii.illy iiikI   lCMcriuilly.
Two Size-i, "J.'c. mill ,Wc. I).iltle9.   ' .
The Materials Used in ••The Tt. tz
Ij." KtmvJsion arc the iinest. the niarlcei.
affords regardless of expense. Taken
in £ases of wasting diseases, los^ of
weight, or lo*s of appetite, with great
benefit. Davis ^ Lawrence Co.. Ltd..
manufacturers.
ASSAYING
C. 1<\ Nicholson,
Petkrworough, B. C.
(Licenced by Provincial Government.)
Gold and silver '.:.. .$2.00
Sil ver and lead   2.CX)
Gold, silver and Copper.  ..   .    3.00
Gold, silver, lead and copper..  J.00
Samples left  with  C':irlin »t Durlck
will receive, prompt attention.
I   The  ^ *~~   "^"''   ~* ^
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Canadian BanK of Commerce
HEAD OFFICE—TORONTO.
Paid up Capital *8,000,000; Reserve Fund *2,000,000;
Aggregate Resources Over W.5,000,000.
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London Office; OO I.oiubm-J Street, IC. C.
,j New  Vork Office; III I'xcliniiKe I'lncc.
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St. John's Churcli of England.
Services will ' be held in tho
Church of St. John (the Divine
every Sunday morning- at 11 a.m.
Holy Communion the third
Sunday in each month at s and
11 a. in.0
Strangers are welcome.
PUESBYTEKIAN,) C1IUUCH.,,'
Christian service will be conducted _ in the Presbyterian
Church by the Pastor Rev. D.
McK. Keid, 'B.'' A. .every Sabbath
evening at 7:30. Sunday School
at 2 p.m.
All are welcome to our services
FOKT STKKr.E  DEVKr.OP.MKNTSTMlICATB LTD
138 Leadenball Street. London, England.
N, A. WALLINGER,        FORT STEELE.
POST OFFICE liOX S.
THOMAS    McVITTIE
R.L.S.   &  C-B.
*   Fort Steele B.C.
6RASSICK   ft   DEMPSEY.
PONTRACTORS
and'
BUILDBRS.
l>   '   ''Fort' Steele oB.C    ,   -r
Shaving W Hair Dressing Parloi
FORT   STEELE, B. C.     '
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Save your Snowshoe Tags. 7
Che nu>,-.i. popular braml of  (,'ho\vin»
' Tobueeo   in   Canada   today,   is  "Pay
Wm. Carliu and Albert Banks iKoll".     Kyery plujr .ofy'J'.vY Uoli."
went to' Perrv creek on Tuesda v. ' bear.- a "Snowshoe^' Tay'     Consumer*
' ' '      -hould Mive tiae.-e tag*, as valuable pre-
. ,    '        „ ' ".'■•]   sents. suv {jivt'H   for   them.    Tsijjs are
A   number  or  exports visited | s„ik1 H1, to .Taurfttl.v lst> 180.i.    Write
the   Bull   river   iron   mines ■ on   far our new illustrated  premiumj wim*
Wednesdav. ■ • .ioinie.   Tho Kmpiro Tobaceo Co., I.td'.i
  i Wiiuiipoa Branch. Wrinuip<J^, Man.    .
John McDonald visited Mu'rvs-'—■ ■ !
ville on   Sunday   last,    it is re j pARN    FOR    SALE
ported that he will engage in ihej	
hotel business at that .place. j1   The    Daisy' Ranch   situate
,        ■        ' jtive miles south of Fort Steele.   ,
Miss Folsou Of Montreal was a I    Tvvehc   humh.ed   aere.'under fenee.
visitor  at_ the   Fort Steele hos- ;eo JU.n:s CI.0tt.„ T„,inte(l. iiiel>a]!inc('
held  under  pre-emption. ■  Good   irri-
^uiioi^diu'h. 1"»0 acres ni cleared  land.
Will cut 1.J0 tons of hay.
For further particulars apply to
R. I..T. GALB15AITH.  Port Steele!
liast Kootenay
Bottling Co.
K
Aerated waters
Of all kinds, «
Syrups, Cliampngnes. Ciders,
.Ginger Ales. Etc.
'Soda waier  tn  hljihons.     The  most
OL'oiumiioal.way lo hamllo it.1
pital on Wednesday,.
„If you should hear a preacher
say any one is going to'the devil
don't believ;e him. > It is a crook-'
od road .that loads to the devil.J
All kinds oJ' hair work
a specialty.
A.J  GREZ,
Proprietor
L.  COHN
TAILOR"
AND IMPORTER OF
FINE WOOLLENS
Rocky Mountain Avenue
Fort Steele, B. G.
Fort Steele
Diamond Jubilee
M/SS FOL.SON. HOSpital
, MATRON.
Uniduale of Si. Luke Hospluil.
Vancouver. Ii C.
This Inotitjitiou has heen lecently
enlariied by a new winy which is m>w
open for reception of patient.-. l*\ir
tenn< iipply if'
o
Miss I-'oi.som.    or   .1. V. -Smith. See.
Mall'on. Port Steele. H.C.
This, district like all others,
has some natural born fools, and
there is no hope for it. ,-r.    ,
  o
All advertising matter for the
Christmas number of'Tmo PiiOS-
iMCCTOii must be in by December
I Oth.' ^
-i- xT.'r\lVi aci-us of bottom liind'iiiiio
miles from Steele, joininir li. Mather'.-
Cherry Creek ranch. This farm ' is
fenced. d\yelliii»" hoii&e.*"..-tiible, cattle
sheds, root hou-e etc. . ".'J'itle' perfect,
price --51200. which is les* than eo-ji, of improvements, Applv to F. A. Bai.'io,
Port Steele. H, (J.    J '.O. Rox S10.
The Canadian Pacific torn lory
will bo developed by a. competi-
livo railway. „
A large force of men are  now
igaged   in'the  constru
a spur-line to Marysville
engaged   in'the  construction of
Government Agent Armstrong
returned from an official visit- to
Fernie and Elko on Thursday.
The Fort Steele Flour and
Feed Store have just received a
car of wheat, bran, shorts, chops
oats, etc. Prices arc trending
towards a sharp advance, therefore]; now is tho time , to buy a
7vi^ters supply. *
\V.   R.    Ross   returned    from
Fernie on Thursday.
A large number1 of pleasure
seekers, from Cranbrook.'attended the dance at the Opera House
on Thursday evening.
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.Tud   Langley    returned    from
Marysville on Thursday.
CHAS.   P.   CAMPBELL,0
f.,    i
Undertaker
•  i and
.   Kmballiter   ,
■ Graduate    of    Champion
College,  of ilho   United
■ Stales.     '        ',■ ," . "
, Upholstering and   General
Furniture Repairing.
All Work Guaranteed.' -
( i
Telegraph'or Mail 'Orders
Promptly Attended to.      ^  ■
%   Cranbrook Branch,
And OS brunches in Canada, the United Stales and UritNh Columbia.      «S
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HUBERT HAINES, Manager.  |
KOOtenaV        Boundary Line
*«     j     i      ' Tobacco  Plains,
Hotel ** ♦.        b c
JULES,HUREL Proprietor.
flOOD     ACCOMMODATION    POK   TUAYPI.I.1NC     JIIW
■    A First Class Home
o
'Good Stable.   Rigs ol"all kinds.    Saddle and Pack Horses  ^
•»t.""
I-
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LIMITED.
Cranbrook,
P. O. Rox'127:
B'. C.
QUARANTINES    SKRVICE.
The Dominion Government is now mnin-
taining a quarantine service to prevent the in-
trocluction of Mimll-pox lrom south of tlie
lioundavy at Tobaceo Plains.
The quarantine guards there are SI.
1'HILt.IPPS and 15. A. ELTON: and all
'persons desiring lo cross into Canadian territory must report to theni, s,'ivins satisfactory
evidence or recent successful vaccination, or
otherwise must submit to be vaccinated on
orpssinu.
A heavy line may bo Imposed on any
poisons noKlectinK or defying quarantine regulations.
HUGH WATT, M. D.
;I4- Dominion Quarantine Ottlcer.
READ.
THE PROSPECTOR.
T. 6. Armstrong
Port Steele. B. C.
MANUFACTURER   OF
Tinware, Galvanized Tron. Sheet
Iron,   Stove  Pipes  a'nd
Copporware
BUILDINGS HEATED ami VENTILATED
Plumbing,  Pipe  fitting  and   all
kinds of sanitary work
Air Tiaht—Hot Blast Stoves
Hydraulic   and   vjiir   Pipes   for
Mines
..    SPECIAL. ATTENTION   PAID   TO
J^B WORK,
', in
h .irv R,i,.ve
^.;,it.^ .c
"fi
-m
*4-n
-» Ili^lliVlv
lU
ixi Barometer
\".(- .li £1 f!<i j-p.-f. illv it»:t(]»* to
ii < < : : h«- <• \juii' i> < ► nj >■ 111:i■■? of
V <• f< • *i <\jm.i<!,i. m!1 )j" '-■'•nl
Ij.-^-    -i   -v -'"v    '. ■  i • i v   MuuHrribcr
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WEEKLY FREE PRESS
\>'I,'V,-NII>I20.
Stason k;oi-iqo3
Cut out this . advertisement
'arid lc,"."«"ar.l In Frmi I'«"i.'ss with
..ni" ,!:.!!ar and receive Weekly
!•'roe I'res.s !\>r inie yvar Ui^Wih-
■ er u>::h a li!i.n<i-sfnm- tliermo-m-
^:-.»r unci  barometer.
SOUTH KAST KOOTENAY , l.lCl-INKIO
DISTRICT.
NOT1CR Is hereby -,'ivcii that the regular
\ early meeting of the lloatd of Meensc Coin-
missioiiers of South East ICoounay. under Ihe
provisions of .the "Liquor License Act, 1S'(X>,
will be held at Moyie. December 10th. 1901, at
1(1 o'clock :i m.. to consider the following appli-
cation- for a renewal of licenses for llic coiuini;
yeai. IWU
II. Kelnemnn. Hoiel Imperial. Fort Steele.
K. D. Mather, Hotel Windsor.	
IJ.McNeisli.SteelelIou.se ""       "        °
Win  Stewart. Oiiental Hotel
11. W. Drew. Central Hotel
U. OriMili, Wild Horse Hotel. Wild lluise
C. II. Pollen. Kslclla House '1'iacy
N. Hanson, Wasa Hotel. Wasa
Harry Drew. North Star Hotel. Kinilieiley
A. Campbell. Kimberley Hotel
.)   M   Carroll. Ontario Hotel
.1    I.. Gales. Koyal Hotel
A. K. Hale. Marysville Hotel. M.irysullr
II. McMillan. Royal Hotel,
Chas Karly. Kiills View.    i
,K.hn Macnonald. Central Hotel    "
Jules Hurel, Tobacco I'l.uns.
Kickaril & Williams, Kooscwlle
I'luttene Walteis. Morrissey ("reek '
!■'. UeUosior. JalTiay House, JalTra.v
I"  MeMalion. Colunihiii Hotel. Klko
(Ii.oisp HogKaith. 1011; Hotel.
Charles Francis  H.iins Lake.
II.  XV.  IIAUNKS.
Chief License Inspector.
Dated al h'ort Steele. Nov. ailh. IIHJI.
NOTICE.
iS'otioo is lioroby g-lvon Uint Miiiif-ilcld
At Cottorell./Poliiu.'couists at Fort Steele
B, C. lui\-e»turned over tliulr liusiuoss
to 0. M. Koop ol' sfinie pluce. All
accounts duo r^aid M:insfiel(ft& ('oLteroll
will be paid to .1. A. Harvey, at Fort
Steele, iiyont for f'. M. Keep.
''- o    'C. M. KEl!,.r\
,  Dai oil at l'\irt Steele. Septera'biM" 2Sth
1001. ,
Head Office
-10 QrioioN Victoria St., -
'London,  England.     - "
BitiTisn Columrca' OPFrcrc '
Fort Steel.*:,'h. c.
C.  M.  EDWARliS. '
riEN'i'. Maxagkr.
J. TAENHAUSER
WATCHMAKKR  1111(1   .1KWELER
tiiKia\inK
Riverside Avenue,
_ Fort Steele, B. C.
tuUmmuummmmtu\mtbw
MINK UAL ACT. IS'.M'..
(roiiM !■' )
UKHTIKICA'lh  OF   IMrH(>\"i:.Mi:.\'l's
NOTICE.
"MIDAS"   MINERAL   CLAIM.
Slluale In the I-'ort Steele Mining Division
i.r I'l.isl Kontenay Dislilci.
Wheie loeiileil On llouldei Cieek. a trilm-
l.ny ol Wild Horse Cieek.
'I'lilie, notice, tlinl. I. Wllliain It. .Unas. Free
,Mliii;i". Aiient for'l'. C. , Andrews l''ree Miner,
I!...I. MclCeiizle Frvv. .Minor and II. II. isrowne
l"'ree. Miner. Intend sixty .days from the dale
licreof, to apply to the Mining Keeorder for a
Certilicate of Iinprovcmeiits, for Hie'purpose
i.f olitiiiiiliiK n'Ciown Ora'iit i.f the abovii
cliiiin.
And fjUi'tlicr take liotiei" that aei.inn under
section IO. must be commenced before the issuance of such Certilicate of Improvements;
Dated this nib day of August, l'.mi.
32-" W. U. KOSS.
NOTICE.
Tike notice that sixty (150) days after date,
we intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner
ol Lands and Works for permission to remove
obstructions and make Improvements on Lamb
Creek, in order to make said' creek navigable
for Ioks according to I'lan.s and Surveys fyled.
The only lands affected by said improvements
other than Government, laiiiN. are Lois2801 and
•2HYZ Croup I. owned by A. T. Clark. The only
nliter alTocted by said Improvements is said
Lamb Creek.
The Rate of Toll proposed to be charged is
Two Dollars (♦•.UK)) per Thousand feet, board
measure.
Dated ihis IHlli day or September, 1001.
IIS- TIIK MOVIK LUMHHK CO.
NOTICE.
NOTICK IS IIIORKUY UIVI'IN thai sixty
days iniiii the dale hereol 1 Inteiul to apply lo
the I'hiel ('omiiiissioner of Lands and Works
Victoria, II. C. lor aSI'KClAL LICUNSK to
eut and cai ry away timber lrom the following
described Crown Lands:—
Commencing ai a post planted at a point
situaleone mile north or the North Kusl corner
»r timber limit held under S. Lane's special
timber license, situate near Luke creek, East
Kootenay. Thence Nasi eighty chains: tlience
North eighty chains: thence West eighty
chains: tliencc souih eighty chains to the point
or commencement comprising in all about 640
acres ol timber lands. .   '■•
Dated this Klih day of October, K'Ol
At- CIIAKLIOS K.  FINCH. Applicant
30,000 Acres Farm Lands
-  -,'        *'    '■.'''' .  . ■   ■.
, In the far famed ICooitsnay Valley Tor Sale on easy   lerms
of payment. ' Prices'   &.\f>0   Per   acrr  and   upwards,  'in   close'
proximity to Llie Crow's Nest' Railway. ,, , *-'
-" Lots in' the town of Elko are now on' llio market," prices.frjO.
and upwards accord ins lo situation. ''•■'„ -
. "Elko boosts of llio biggest water' power in South East.
Kootenay, and will be, the junction'of the Crow's Nest' Southern,
Railway. - ',       "''.,'"' * "~    .���•    '1     '
,■„_-Correspondence "Solicited.'v
E. J. PELTIER.
Wholesale
Liquor
Dealer
Cranbrook.  B. C.
When ih the market for Liquors,
' Wines. Cigars and Schiltz Beer
Dont go out of Kootenay for
you can do better at home by
consulting- the big wholesaler
at Cranbrook.
E. J. PELTIER.
HALL & SMALL,j
Proprietors^
h IVIarysville^
1 B- C
w
n\ The Pioneer 11 olol.      Coinfortablc Bedrooms.
M " l^irst. Class  Dining  Room.
I      Best Domestic and Imported Liquors and Cigars
TEACHER
WANTED
Holding  "   I'irst   Class
Ccrtit'iciite.
A Teacher wan tod for the Fort Steelo
I 'ulilk- Scliool. lo take tihurj'e of Senior
Division, :t murried man preferred.
Dnticri to I'ommonce after the ('hri.st-
mits holidays.    Ajiply to
11. L. T. (JAI.r.UAITII.
Sccrctury Kort Steele School Hoard.
November IM, l!)01.
Horses   Ranched.
Horses ranched and. fed hay at
iffvper month. Pasturage without hay $2 per month. Apply
lo   '■'■
PATRICK  QUIRK
Daisy Ranch, Fort Steele,
Your attention i.s called to the
'■Pioneer Limited" trains of the "Milwaukee &, St I'anl Railway." "The only
perfect trains in the world."
■Vou will liiul.il. desirable to ride on
those trains whqn jjoing to any point in
the Eastern.: States or.; Canada. They
connect, with' all Transcontinental
Trains and; all Ticket. Agents sell
tickets.
For further information, pamphlets,
etc, ask any Ticket Agent, or
K. L. FORD,     7f C. .7, EDDY
Pass. Agent,
SPOKAKE.
General Agent,
PORTLAND.
GEARY   & DOYLE.
Livenj, Feed & Sale Stable.
^Kort Steele IUI
lte«uhir  Daily   Hla»i'   ineei-^  all
trains at. Fori. Sleele Jiini'iioii.
SADDLE & PACK IIOHSES
IKA.M1N<; OT Al.l.  klNhS A SI'lvCIAl  I \
ANDREW   NEIDIG
GONTRftGTOR     and    BUILDER
■ 7    .   ,      ■..      ■■'.,.. .
IIOUSK AND SlGN„PAIN'riNC!      '
CAI.CIM1NING linij PAI'RU HANOI NG
PORT STEELE, B..C7      '7
8^~   All   work promptly done.
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