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Array Library of Lejr Aed  * Devoted to the upbuilding f  * . . %  �� OF   FORT   STEELE. *  $    Independent   in    I'uliticx.    jj,  * �� i  * ... *  * *  *' ��  # THE   PROSPECTOR   CON-    ��  # TAINS ALL PUBLIC NO-       *  *  ��  *  Z *  #  TICES AND GIVES THE  is-   LATEST TELEGRAPHIC  AND LOCAL NEWS.  vol. e.  BORT  STjijSLB, J3. C,  S/lTJ7KDAy, OCPOBBR 1,3. 1900.  No 41.  New Advertisements To-aay.  Uiisl ICoOM'ii iv Jlultlin:'<V>.  I'a Ki ��� ���)  News Notes.  Al Ihe last general election 'in  Great Britain :i,*=5(i7,0(in votes  ^ were casl al. an average of Si*  cents a vote for legitimate expenses; in tlits Knglish fonnt.ies  the cost was ^.-'2 ami in the  boroughs (50 cents. This would  seem clieap to i hc> ordinary Canadian politician.  The Czar of Russia, recently  said to his royal cousin, the Duke  of York. '-The position of an  emperor carries with it many  n hardships, many anxieties, but  of all my duties I dread most is  that, of having lospealc publicly,  no matter how small the audience. People generally expect too much from inr emperov.  When T-speak I feel how little  they are getting." "'"', -  There are lots of fellows lying  around who would   like   to   take  , the   job   of   emperor   and take  chances on the speech,making.  ���  The   five   Belgian    engineers  and   13   missionaries   who   had  been kept prisoners at Pao-ling-  i'u for weeks, but were  recently  released" under  orders'bfrom   Li  Hung Chang, who directed   that  ���    they have safe escort . to  Pckin,  'refuse to start, lea ring treachery  on    the   part   of   the    Chinese  escort.  Sir Alfred Gaseleo has returned to Pekin-afler issuing orders  that allfho British troops except  the Wei hai wci regiment shall  1 .prepare for winter The American marines from Pokin have  arrived    here       , Some   of   the  ��� French troops are leaving. ��� --  A   thousand   rebels   attacked  the /town  of  Sai-wan. but were  'defeated. ' The troops  here  are  ��� "being held'in readiness 'for -any  . emergency and the police force's  fr along the Koaloon frontier have  been increased.  Returning Canadians from  - South, Africa have a fund of  anecdotes and remiscenccs to relate. One' of these told how'a  British officer of high rank, complained to Colonel Sam Steele  that ho could got none of his  (Sam's) men to salute him.  "Why.'^exclaimod- Sam,' in 'his  stentorian tones,~'\l���;���d if they  House of Commons, and the  present government 137, the  opposition 77. The conservative  party under the leadership ol  Sir Ch'arles Tupper hope to .reverse the present state of alfairs  on November 71 h.  months  MASONIC GATHERING.  For ten months the Boxers  have been engaged in murdering  innocent people, the list of missionaries, men, women and children, will number thousands.  The British column had a three  days' fight, October 3 'to 7 inclusive, with Dowel's commando  of l()(��i men and live guns. It  took place in a veritable sea of  mountains near here. The Boers  were dislodged and dispersed,  and fled demoralized. ' The British casualties were slight.  will me, let alone you.'",    ^  Later returns from England  do not alter the gains of the respective parties. /iAhe conservatives have elected JL'2 members,  and the opposition.150, there are  189 constituencies to bo hoard  from. It is est i ma led that the  ministerial majority will bo in  the neighborhood o!"l."i().  The'LTnited Stales is about to  prod the Sultan in the indemnity  matter) the bill must be satisfied  promptly and in full. This do  cisive slop is taken with a full  determination of bringing Turkey lo a prompt performance of  its promises and obligations to  the Slates.  In London a .mysterious rumor  is ci'irront. respecting a sale of  the London Times. Alfred  rlarnisworlh is credited with being the prospective purchaser.  The difference between theory  and condition is exemplified by  the approved suggest ion through  out British Columbia that the  provincial tax on metal ores be  made differential: that is, practically, that the tax ho doubled  in the case of ores sent out of  the province for treatment, the  idea being <.o encoura.ge local  smelters, which, in the main, is  a good plan, but under existing  conditions in Mrilish Columbia  is not to be given serious consideration.  A mob in Chicago attacked a  republican procession and seriously injured several marchers.  According to I he papers Bryan  and Roosevelt are conducting a  vigorous campaign.  The American Tin Plate Com -  Mining- Notes.  ���r Work fin   f/ie   John   L.    will  probably be'resumed in  a'short  time.', /        ' ,,  The mineral exhibit a I the  Spokane Exposition is said to  bo better than any previous exhibit, and has attracted mining  men from all over the country.  British Columbia carried off  many of t ho 'prizes. The Nelson  display was the best and was  awarded lirst 'prize.' The Fort  Steele ��� district was unrepresented.  It is^-oporled that a deal has  been consummated whereby a  well known mining claim ,nn  Wild IJorso creek passes inlo.the  hands of a West Kootonay syndicate. " The details of the transfer have not been made public.  William Alperson an old time  mining, man of Spokane', Ains-  worth and Slocan. was in town  on Tuesday, and left the same  day for Winder 'mere, to examine  and report, upon some "raining,  properties. Mr. -'.Alperson has  just returned from Europe where  he has been for' the past eight,  months. ���- ' ���  A number of  prominent   mining men have recently paid Fort  Steele a visit and they have been  shown some of the many   meritorious properties in this vicinity  several   have  gone  to   Windermere.    So far as-can be learned  their    visit , to      the    country  is  to, size  it ,up .with a view of  ���making investments nextseason.  There must be  great  activity  -in miningTri South  fiast   Kootonay  next season.      Ln   fact if is  predicted that the good   days  of  four years ago will be   repeated,  only ���with  better results.     All  efforts "will; be  directed' lowards  legitimate mining and the  introduction of mining men, men who  have had experience and know a  mine when they see it.    This  is  Ihe tmiss of men   needed in   this  country, and when they come   it,  will bring money to go  on  with  development and not, depend   on  soiling stock to obtain'funds  for  exploitation.  A number of capitalists have  visited the Windermere mining  district during the past season  and all speak" in the highest  terms of the mining outlook of  that section. Jtislho possibi]  ities of the Windermere mining  region -'which is having the  effect of pushing the* north and  south railroad.  A rich strike of galena ore is  reported on" the Deane mineral  claim. It is said thai there is  six feet, of ore in the face ol the  drift.  T. D. Thomas is engaged in  developing .the claims oJ the.  Tlioo company in lsadore Canyon.  pany of Pittsburgh, Pa., have in  operation ��� 20 but, of 'J!5 of their  plants giving employment to  35,000 .workmen::  There are  '21-1   seats   in  the  Challenged Again.  London, Oct. II. ���It is roporV  ed here t hat a challenge from Sir  Thomas Liplon for another series of races for the America's  cup has reached Ihe New York  YachtClub this morning.  Institution of Rocky Mountain Chapter. - A  Splendid Banquet  at  the Imperial.  o  There was a   large  gathering  of the Masonic fraternily in Fort  Steele, on   Tuesday   last.    ' The  occasion being the institution  of  Royal   Arch   Chapter   R. A. M.  There  wore present representatives from'all over the province.  Among Ihe distinguished visitors  were, Rigln   Excellent ��� Companion    10.    10.   Chipman   ol Kaslo.  Grand Master If. II    Watson   of  Vancouver.   Companion   George  Johnson of Nelson, Grand Master A.,W'. R. Mark-ley of Calgary,  Companions A. C. Mof'litt, Cran-  brook; C I*', llanninglon, Winnipeg: E. Ilargreave." Blaine. Oregon:    Don   McKay,   and   .L   I*.  Larson,     Butte,     Montana:,  .1.  Street and A. Walker. Kaslo.  The visitors , arrived about  2 p. m. aii'd immediately after  lunch the Companions assembled  at the Lodge room and Rocky  Mountain Chapter No. I was instituted, ln the evening several  members were initiated. Immediately after the .initiatory services the -visiting brelhern.  members of Rocky Mountain  Chapter, and'North Star Lodge  assembled in the spacious dining  room of the 'Imperial Hotel to  partake of a banquet which had  been pre] tared 'by manager  Meinfiman under the auspices of  the Chapter and Lodge. '  TlllC  BANQUET. ,    ,  The Banquet was all that could  have . been < desired nothing  seemed to have1 been omitted,  and every one present,wore loud  in their 'praises-- of Ihe good  things which were served. '  , -After the edibles had disappeared, toasts were in order.  J. F: Armstrong and R. L. T.  Galbrailh acted as toastmasters.  '���The Queen" was<��� responded  to by Companion'Chipman, in  brief but appropriate remarks.  ���'-The Craft" responded to by  U. H. , Watson of Vancouver.  Grand Master of British Columbia.  "Our Visiting Brelhern. and  Grand Lodge of Manitoba" responded 10 by Companions llanninglon. Hargreaves, Moflill, and  Markley.  "Health aiid Prosperity of  North Star Lodge" was responded to by AY. It. Ross, J. ID. Mc-  Bride, J. P. Armstrong and A.  W. Bleasdell. ' _     .  ������The Press." by A.   13. Grace.  Remark's  wore also  made by  Companions. .Johnson   Markley,  McBride, Galbraifh, Harvey and  Past Master Ross.  The banquet, was Ihe most  successful ever given in Fort,  Steele and reflects great" credit  upon the gentleman having it in  charge, and to Manager Rcine-  man. who calored for the occasion.  This event, will long be remembered by -the participants,  as being a pleasant and instructive gathering.  Tt was late when the programme was finished but every  one went away feeling that aside  from an excellent banquet, much  good had been accomplished in  the establishment of a Chapter  in Fort Steele.  Grand Master Watson and Companion E. C. Chipman, Kaslo;  Companion Geo. Johnson, Nelson: , Companion .1. Morrow.  Cranbrook.  Responded to  Hugh Wait and  of    North    Star  ������The Craft  by Brothers  H. Kershaw-  Lodge-  "The ' Visiting Brothers."  Brought, Brothers. Markley,  Boattie, Street, Gurd. Jameson,  Hai-greaves, Sanders and Ronnie  to Iheir feet.  ������Our ' American Brelhern."  was responded to by Brothers  J.). McKay, J. IR, Larson of Butte  Mont, and Brother Tlargrave of  Blaine, Oregon.  ���^'Newly    Raised   Candidate."  By IDoclor Burnell of Forme.'  0 "Health of North Star Lodge"  Responded to by Brothers W. It.  Ross and 1-1. fl. McViilic.  The -Junior Warden's toast  ������l-Jappy to meet, Sorry to Part,  Tlappy to Meet Again.'" closed  the evening.  The visiting Brothers who  were present, expressed them-'  selves as being royally entertained, and .voted the members  of North Star Lodge as being  princes of hospitality, and will  carry away with them 'pleasant  memories of a most enjoyable  time.  The .meeting of the fraternity  in Fort Steele���will lie productive  of much good, and the entertainment accorded the visiting  craftsmen will have its effect. l  The entire party left, for their  respective homes on Thursday  morning.  PERRY  CREEK.  ' Reservation Opened.   '  'Great interest is  being  taken  , . <  in ,,1hc  opening  of  the Colville  Indian, Reservation which ihe U.  S. Government has announced is  'to   lake   place    sliorlly.       The  country is said to be of  extreme  fertility, and a. rush   similar  to  that    which    took   place   when  Oklohomo was  thrown 'open   to  settlement is  being  looked for.  The Reservation is in ,1ho Northern part  oJ   Washington  Slate,  and  close  lip  to   the   Canadian  Boundary.    The principal   place  in the neighborhood are Molson,  Chesaw and   Bolster  which  are  within a lew miles of the boundary   line,   and   they   are    most  easily reached by   the  Canadian  Pacific Railway's ,new   Boundry  creek extension to Midway,   the  distance from   that point  being  only   1!)   miles to Bolster. 2fM to  Chesaw and 23-1 to Molson   by  a  good wagon road.     ln the  past  difficulty has been experienced  in getting freight  shipments  to  those   parts   owing  to  lack   of  Customs facilities, but  this  will  now be completely overcome  as  the United  States  Government  has'0 just   assigned   a    customs  officer  to  Midway  to   facilitate  the transfer of American freight  to these points.  One   of   the Camps that is   Rapidly  Coming- to the Front.  Charles Thies and  John   Fink-  paid a visit to  the  Perry  creek  country a short time ago. ~They  visited a number  oj   properties  in Ihe vicinity of  French   creek  and express themselves as much  pleased   with   what   they   were  shown.    Among  the  properties  visited were those of the   Kootonay    Perry    Creole    Company.  This  company   is  doing   a vasl  amount of .work in   their  tunnel  to catch the Ruby load.   Sixteen  men  are  at present   employed.  They also visited ''the  'Antelope,  O. K., Roy and Standard claims,  and were well pleased   with   the  surface showings.   These claims  are  near  the  mouth  of French  creek and adjoining  the   Koole-  nay     Perry     Creek    property.  The  Antelope  is  developed   by  assessment work alone but   it   is  a,,  most     promising     prospect.  Three  assessments   have    boon  done on the 0. K. and Roy,   the  lead is -10 feet wide and no walls  have yet been  encountered,   the  quartz is all gold bearing.     The  Roy. 0. K., Standard and  Antelope adjoin Ihe Gold Bug belonging   to'- the   B. A. corporation,  the ledge is 10 foot  wide.-    The  ledges  in   this  vicinity  are   remarkable they arc as-a   rule of  great width, and  the  quartz  all  carries gold.  The Shakespeare claim is improving as depth is attained, the  shaft is'now down 13 leet. One  tunnel in ISO. the cross cut has  been run 30 feet and no walls  have - been encountered. The  quartz runs in value from a trace  Trade are agitating to have a  County Court held al thai place.  The Bugaboo group consists  of'three claims,, at a depth of six-  feet, lliero i.-, two feet six inches  of ore, average returns give 23/  copper.  .Since il has become  generally  rumored   thai   a   movement   to  slock the Silver Belt is on   foot,  the owners have been approach  ed by a number of  miners   who  have    examined   the   property;  some wishing lo buy   stock"  and  others who would be glad to contract or work- and lake  slock'   in  payment'.    This endorsement by  the miners is very gratifying:  lo  Ihe owners.  HOME FROM THE WAR.  to one ounce of gold per ton.  A BLUE SMOKER.  Local Memhers of the Masonic Order  Enteitain Their Guests.  Wisconsin Is  A Wonder.  Santa Barbara, Cal., Oct. Id.   The battleship Wisconsin is pre  pared for hoi-.trial trip tomorrow  morning. On her way from San  Francisco she took. the trial  speed course and rati over..its' U2  miles in contracttiino. she steamed much in excess of th  tract speed of 16 knots.  le   con-  On Wednesday evening. Grand  Master II. II. Watson paid his  annual visit to North Star Lodge  A. F. and A. M. The occasion  was an interesting one. representatives from Nelson, Kaslo,  Sandoii. Fernie and Cranbrook  being present  A ft or the exercises o! I lie Lodge  room the members of the '���ci-.iff  adjourned lo ine Winds m lloiel  where a smoker was held. -This  also was an inieiest in:.- incision  An excelJenl lunch w.issoiwl  and the evening was given up !o  enjoyment. The loasisv.-ei-e appropriate, among.! hem ;v"rc me  following;  "Tha Queen. "  "The.Grand'.Lodge of   Britisl  Columbia;." .   Responded   to by j Nelson Tribune.  Railway Notes.  Tjih PuosPEOTOit, owing to  the statemenl of Mr. Shaugh-  hossv that surveys for the north  and south road would bo commenced in Ihe spring, has nothing to add on the railroad question which would be of interest  lo its readers. It can only be  said that The Pitosi-iccjTOU has  constantly maintained lhat the  railroad would be built, and had  strong hopes that some work-  would bo done this fall. When  the surveys are commenced and  construction following. East  Kootonay will present a different  appearance than il does now.  New lite will be put in the people and Fort Steele will go  ahead.  Will Pny a Dividend.  While this is not given on   the  authority of the management,   it  is said that the SI. lOugene mines  at  Moyie,   lOast   Kootonay.    will  .pay   a   dividend   on   the    1st  of  ��� November, and   from   that   time  |on a dividend will be paid every  ! throe"months.    The St.   Eugene  ; mines    arc     one    of    the    big  | properties in British   Columbia,  ('if not one of the' largest" silver-  Head mines on the Pacific coast.-  The Sour Dough has about  the same showing as the, Shakespeare. There are four claims  in the group.     ' <  ' John Sher.wood is fa.sl recovering from his  recent  injury  and  will shortly resume work* on  the  Badger and Rod Mountain claims  The-worlc will be the further development   of  the'  big ledge  on  the property, 'which   so   far  has'  been shown   up  by  assessment  work.     This  ledge is known to  bo 36 feel wide the quartz carrying   good    values.      Heretofore  most, of the work has been   done  on another ledge on the property  from 3 to VI foot wide, this is developed   by  a  tunnel   100   Toot,  with cross cuts 10 feet each way  and  lias  shown  up the claim to  good advantage. '  It is learned that a deal is on  for three claims north of the  Kootenay Perry Creek Mining  Company's property. This deal  it is said will give several thousand dollars to the owners. No  details have been given. ���  The recently located claims at  the head ol the crook are all  showing up well.  Perry creek promises to be  one of the stable camps in this  section, and another season will  witness great changes. The  properties are being taken up by  wealthy mine owners and the  field will be thoroughly developed.  Tracy and Lewis Creeks.  Work' will shortly be  resumed  on IheJonn L.    A contract   will  probably   be' let   to   exlend   the  tunnel 100 leet.  Assessment work has been  completed on the Rains Horn  owned by Grundy Aukhus and  Dad Spragne. This claim is located on Six Mile.  The owners'of the Si. Lawrence, a claim located on Lewis  creek, have just completed running 10(i feet, there ��� is a fine  showing of copper on this property.  Work" on the Monlana has been  discontinued Jor the sea'son.  Al the Fstella ton men are at,  present employed. ln the -100  foot, tunnel there is an excellent  showing of galena. In the new  tunnel on the creek there is a  good showing of copper and  galena, this tunnel is now in l'3  feel. Work-will be pushed during  the winter. Nearly,1200 feet of  work has been 'done on this  property. '��� The claims are at  present! under-bond to an Fng-  lish corporation.  -     c. Liberal Politics.  Tlx'-'only liberal party in Fort  Steele  held   a    meeting   at    the  Steele     House     last''   evening.  What   was' done rcould   not    bo  a  learned, but it is presumed the  situation as far as Yalc-Kooiena.v  Cariboo is concerned was definitely settled.     �����.  For pure political cussednes.s  the liberal party carries away  the bakery. We have been  awaie of the fact, that so far.  Iheir interest in labor, has been  to use the labor organization lo  pull them through to victory.  Now it is said that -if the labor  party-of West Kootenay dont  pull Chris Foley from the contest, a straight liberal will be  put in the- field in Nanaimo.  against Ralph Smith, and possibly defeat him. A Mr. Sloan-  is lo come out as a straight, lib-  oral candidate, if the liberals of  this constituency dont succeed  in getting Mr. Foley to withdraw.  Trooper   Fuller,    Honored   By   His  Friends. - Parade,   Reception  and Banquet.  Trooper Joe Fuller of  Strath-  conn's Horse, who was invalided  from- South   Africa,   arrived   in  town  on   Monday  evening, and  on,Tuesday evening was tendered a Banquet at the Steele House  by   his   friends.      The   occasion  was one long to be remembered,  when Mr. Fuller appeared in the  banquet   hall,   he   was met with  such an ovation 'a->   would   have  completely     unnerved     a      less,  modest    man   than   Joe.       Hit  friends had met to do him honor  and they certainly succeeded  in  giving him a glorious and friendly  welcome.     The  tables  were  loaded    with     (he   goods   that" ,  the .Gods  provide.     The  mem\  embodied  all   the   delicacies ,of  the .season",   to   be washed down  by  draught    nectar   from   Sea- <  grams and   other' famous  distilleries, and beer   from   the  Port  Steele. Brewery.     While   there  was no rcg-ular arrangements  of  toasts,   \hcro   wore    plenty   of  them.     It  was   late,   or. rather  early in'the .morning before   the  banqueters left the feslive'board  and some of them were   keeping  up  Ihe   celebration   until, after  daylight.    . '  One of thca features of the'  evening was th6 parade which  took place before the banquet,'  the "hero" of the evening was  in a buggy drawn by friendly,  hands through the ..principal  streets, proceeded'by the pipers.  '       Murder at Peterborough.  Specul to 'I'm: I'kosi'Kcimk  Peterborough:     Oct/' il. ��� A.  Daudo,    bettor ,���known> as   the   '  "Banjo Kid" "was  murdered  by *  a not hex- . banjo    player \ whose  name is  unknown.     Daudo  has  been   a   frequenter of   sporting  houses all over   Fast, Kootonay,  and   as   the   "Banjo   Kid," .well  known.     On   Monday   the  Kid  got   drunk,   went  to one of the  sporting   houses,   and   tried   to  gel in.   but   was5 refused  admittance, the Kid then succeeded in  breaking  into  the  house,   then  chased and caught one   or   more  of the women,   severely beating  them, then returned to his room  at    St arks   Hotel   and   went   to  sleep.'   A   "Pimp" .whose  name  is not known,  wont   to  a   police  magistrate and tried to  secure a  warrant for Dando's  arrest,   not  succeeding, he went ,10 the hotel,  asked for Dando.   and   was  told  that he was in his room.   Tie immediately   went   to    the   Kid's  room, finding  him   asleep,   shot  him   twice   through    the   head.  The   "Pimp"   was   arrested   by  George   Starke,    proprietor  the hotel, and J. Quiulivan.  of  CHINA SITUATION.  Great Butain's Answer to Germany.  Berlui, Oct.   l<l.���Great  Britain's answer to  Germany's  sec-  St. John's Church of England.  Service every Sunday evening  at 7::!0 ]>. in.  On the first Sunday of each  month service and Holy Communion at 11 a. m.  Rev   ''. A. PiiOi'i'MKi;.  Vicar  IMJKSIIYTKKIAN   <'I Jl'KC'II.  Christian service will lie eon-  ducted in the Presbyterian  Church by the Pastor Rev. U.  McK. Reid. B A every Sabbath  evening at 7:W>. There will also  be a service every other Sabbath  morning al 11 o'clock-. Sunday  School al  111 a.m.  All are welcome to our services  Windermere   District,  rroill tlir Oiiii i,.p  1 The Paradise is now employing 2'2 men.  George Geary sold a one-half  interest in the Garland, mineral  claim to E.. A, Mahon of Montreal.  The   Windermere  ond note was received this morning. It was an unreserved and  unconditional acceptance of the  German postion.  The siiudiion is regarded as  somewhat more hopeful by the  Vossische Zoilung in view of the  fact lhat Fmperor ICwang Hsu  is apparently regaining author  ity.  The. policy ol the United  States in China is again criticized by the German press.  "The Americans,"says the Ijoka!  Anzicger. "desire above ;ill  ol her things to play a leading  role, bill il they were lo rel il e  altogether from China they  would do more good than harm."  Tientsin. Oct. ��.i. The allied  lorcos will march on Friday lowards I'ao-Ting-Fu. The expedition consols ,,| ;, mixed  force1 of 3.000 British. Germans.  French and Italians. The loroo  will connect with General Gase-  lee. The Americans, Russians  and Japanese are not,-participat  ing in the movement.  Japan   has^   decided ' to   join  hands with .Russia," should  Bri i -  ain   and  America   turn   the cold  Board    of |shoulder to her.  The Date of Election.  Ottawa. Oct. i).���A proclamation was issued today dissolving  parliament, and fixing the dale  of nominations for October ;31st.  and polling day November 7Lh.  Writs are made returnable on  December 3th.  Mr. A. H. MacNeil the conservative candidate in Vale-Koote-  nay-Cariboo district, is husv  making up his programme, and  will in a Jew days announce  dates of meetings throughout  the district.  Fllorts have been made during  the past week to secure the  withdrawal ol Chris Foley the  labor candidaio. W. A. (.alliher  the liberal, with a view ot put-  ting in another man who it is believed would draw support from  both liberal and lnbor parties.  It is believed that with three  parlies in ihe field, Mr. MacNeil  is sure of boin<j elected.  Moyio Ore Shipmonts.  For i|,e mouth ol September  the St. Fugeue Consolidated  Mining Go's, shipments of concentrates amounted lo lli,03l  tons. This amount is considerably less than last mouth, the  lack of water, to run the - coucei,1)-  ti-ator being the cause, The t|-  cent completion of theiiew fluure  however, now enables the company to run the concentrator at  full capacity.���Movie Leader. THE PROSPKrJTORj   poUT STEELE,   B. C, OCTOJJER  l.'i, JJjOO.  i:<'lAJ2l.|s|l]Ul     !".��������  A. B. Grace,  im;bt���ishek  and   kditok.  THE PROSPECTOR, i- pnhllshcd  �����er> .SaturJav, and lia-. u Kiiaraiueed  olrcn lilt ion kiiRcr than ail} oilier paper  [n EaM Koutcnai. It i- all home Printed  and contains double tlie new- of an>  other paper m.tlie diMiicl.  AtJ an adieni-hiR incdutiti it I- un-  excelled.  OcyouxI U) the uiiliullJiiiK of I'oil Sleek-, the  deTelopmenl ot the iusi iulnci.il n��.oiuct". or  tbe East Kooiemty uiininjjdtstilcl.  Subscription-,...     ' _*-JWi per >cai  Adveillfclng rate-, made known on apnltciilion.  Contributions art: solicited from all parts of the  district, but all m.ittci intended for publication  must have the wiuci '>��� "denature  TLlie  DADCD isKipton llleiii ilicailvcr-  IHId  rArtn usin^.i^cacvcif  Alax.iu.lei  ACO., SllltC  R. I'll->1 S'-IIHlll.ll II.IHK    Itllllllllli!.  Spokane, Wash    �� l.ci iitiacts 1.111 lie innile  tor It. r~3 '    J ' '.        .   '1 CT3  XL;.       Donnn      1-       l����"l>L       "111     UIC     ��t     '-���     C  This Paper i,Ak-k s .uvuisi^  Al'ciicv. W .mil >'�� Meichani- h.\cha��(.'e, s.ui  Francisco, Ciilifiirnl.i uhoie coiitniets for ail-  verilslnsi'iin In* ia.nl( f">t It. '     .  Thie    Panor N I., blmi illc.n the A   Me-  inis rapet u)m^i\,. NYu-.ii.ipur .ui-  vctlsliiL'   Aiicncx    .M.inti'.il.   nlicrc voiiu.icts  for.Kheriislne i an II m nb f.>i It-  This Pa Mil'  store, Spokane. Wash  Is    Htl     s,l|,  r:i.1 li.iiti .v  .1.    W.  s    hOOk  ' ��he $fvo#vectov.  SATL'KDAY, (uTolilCK 1H. IlKHLD  SOUTH Ea-u Kootenay is  essentially a mining district,' and is 'a country of vast  possibilities. Capital is badly  needed to put the country on a  firrii foundation with other districts in British Columbia. This  section is full of mineral which  will be made available in lime,  but wailing is wearisome, and  many are becoming discouraged  at the lack of progress which is  being made. All things, comes  to him who waits, and the people  who stay with"the> country will  reap a'Vicli reward.  The tone of the press would  lead an unprejudiced man to believe that the conservatives  will  , i swveep the country at the forthcoming election. ��� The liberals  are doing their utmost.-by jolli-  'fication and abuse, to bolster  up  1 their waning lorluncs, but it will  be' without avail their doom is  'sealed." ���    '  The approaching general eloc-  . Lion-seems to cut a  very small  '    figure in this constituency, 'inter-  .j ,    '  est in�� politics 'are at a low ebb,  ,. ( o you hear but little political   dis-  1     'cussion on the streets, the explanation   of   this   may arise from  ���'      ' several'caiisus.    That the cancli-  <       dales are not known lo  any  e'.v-  '   - ,*   tent,   that   the   dale   when the  election is to lake place has , not  been   set,   that   the quiet voters  <���    are in greater niimbersfhis year,  aud are moved  by  a  doterniina  lion lo'ineef their duly as voters.  a  A I X  The indications arestrong that  the Conservatives will have a  larger popular vote this year,  than they had in Iriilll.  The charge of designs and  methods is one of. the old misused party cries, the fact, is, that  eighteen years of Conservative  prosperity: ^ should outweigh  four years of Liberal extravagance.  There is,;i very decided awakening in favor of good roads all  over the Province.  FORT   STEELE  The Mining Center of the District of South East Kooteiiay  fjr  i  *  11 *  The proposed Crow's Nest and Golden Railway, Recently Surveyed, will pass through  STEELE  Atid.Tap    the   Greatest   Mineral .Belt.-of-the   District  Choice Business and Residence lots for Sale  Apply to       R. L. TV Galbraithi       Townsite Office.  o  I N.. HANSON,  General rVlerchant  LJcfitor Dealer.  AND  S^ .Manufacturer of all Kinds of Lumber,       A large assort-    X3  ��~: menl of sen son cd Liimbor and Shingles always            ~3  C^ on hand.                                                "ZS  C= DIMENSION     LUMBER     A     SPECIALTY.       ' 3  | wasa - - - ba    |  B&~  Headauarters  for   Mining  and   Commercial Men  qnjyiiV^rir^'%ru-uwinnnnnnnriruv^rLruini  NOTICE.  Tiike nonce ili.il limn d.iys ftmn tliu cl.ile  lirrco/ 1 inieml w .i]>I>U lo '-l^' llonoiable  Ike Chl**f COTiinns^iniiMi-(��f L.inds -Hid WoiUs  for a spt'clal luunsr to cm and c.irrv .i\\.iy  timber fium tin' iyl!ov\m^ dusonbctl l.ioils;-  Commenting at .1 | ost ,tt the south \wst i-ornet  of lot Three lluiulieil and Mxtj-Thin- (.'IKIJ.  Oionp 1. lvO(.teti.i\ Distriet itninin^ iliem e  north, one hundied (1'hM ihains Lnenec west  twenty (-0) chains, then..- south t^entv  (-.1)) chains: ihenc. wist t\v. nt\ c!��) chains  ��� thence south tu*-nn (JuWliauis them e west  twenty ($)) chains then.*'south one hunilrrd  and ei^hrv (ISO) ih.i.n* .in m-.'...1st twentv t-oj  chums thence north fon\ Mio chains theme  ras.t twent\ r-'O; chairs, rhcia <��� north (10) chains  thence east to west hank 1.r KIK nver. tlienee  up west hitnk ot s.il.l rnct to south line of r.ot  M.i. thence w^st 10 plait of In-u'inninK. 'I'he  above described rrai 1 '.. contain one thousand  acres  inxiiii. v  Mo'i-r      0  Uaten   Aut'tlst l"il'i   V.'V .(.'i  His Life Was Saved.  Mr. I. H Ltlh.n ])r<iiniin*nt oiti/e-n  of fLtmnlnil. Mo., lutclv luul .1 wouili'i-  fttl (Jfliii-riiiH'ti frmii n Iri^lnful ilc.tlli.  In lellino; of ii In- .ssus: "l v\,ts i.ikcn  will) Typlioiil l.'i-wr. t.liat ran iiiln  I'lii-iitnoniii. M\ liinifi liw.iiin-ii.trdun-  ud. I iviUi.Miweak I i'iMljdii'1 I'H'ii.sit  : tip in liud. Xolliino' iii.d|ii'd im:. '.r-ti.v-  lioclcd lit Moon die of < 'oiiHiHiipt.ioti,  aIii 11 i (n iid of Dr. K'ino-'.s' Xi'riv (>i.s-  imiil (UK lloll l(.- jfiil'f- ori;n,l, l;olii;f.  I ion 1111 in il to use it.,'and now .1 luii wo.ll  and ill0110; I 1,in t Miiv loo much in il��  (iiiti-i ' 'I Iih mill vc.llolm in^diioni; Jh  tin -incd mid i|uic|<o.Hl. <;iir<' .in Uh:  hoi Id fm all I'll 1 old. mid I^nng Trouble.  Tn.il botili s fm at UI.KASIiKl.h'S  I)i no-Slot <    iuiv lxil-11��' ^iiiii'iuil.fi.'i't.',  the B. C. ASSAY & CHEMICAL  %   . %    SUPPLY CO.; Ltd.  ,  ,      7.313 PENDER STREET.  ^jr      Vancouver/ B.   C     -?{f  Wo are Manufacturers and direct Importers, and carry a'  large stock of Balances, Furnaces. Fire Clay Goods, Scientific  and Practical Books. Glassware, Platinum Goods. Acid's,  Chemicals, and all other Assayers' and Miners' requirements.  SOLE AGENTS for Morgan Crucible Company, Battersea, Becker's Sons' Balances, BrauD's Gasoline Furnaces, Etc.  Catalogue and full particulars on application.  Tvijijv^nsiKruvTsuuuvviJVuuuvvuu^  MIN'KHAI. ACT  IH'II.I   t  )  KIM'IMI   \ll   ..I"   IMITIOM.MKN Is  NOTICE.  SELKIRK,   GEM   AND   GREAT   BEAR  MINERAL CLAIMS.  sjiui.u. In the fort s-t,..'lf- Mifrnc 1>|'. is{on  of ^outh JZast Koolenav IiIsliki  When Ineateii - On Hta kl' h.-rrl MoilllL.1.11  south of a-Ht adjoining th( N'orlli St.n i/ioup .f  rtl'n.'ral c I.iims  Taivt  aoluelhat I   1'has   Ks'in. ri    I"   M   1  It   'I..*''.   .lU'.'tll for A. S   l.oOdf\.  of Mosslalld    JI  I'u  NOTICE.  DAFFODIL  MINERAL CLAIM.  Miu.in- in the I'orL Steele Mlmm; Dhisu.n  of ICast Koolen.u  Dlsll let  Wheie locatui On IIik Uli-licrn Hill, neai  Matk.-leeU  Take notice that 1. .Veil Mel.eod Cut 1:111  (Audit for tin- .Voith Sun Minini: ( onipatn.  I.lninul I'l.'eMinei 's ('ertilleilH' .Vo 1: 11'iTl)  I'reo Mlnei s ( i-itiiliMi) Nun .ll.'iTI 11. u ml 1.0  .|.l\s Itoni the ilali lieieol to ,ix>]ij\ 111 I he Wlll-  nu. Hi 1 .oil.'i foi a r< 1 lllii ale of I in in o\< nit ills  .ol tin jiutpi.si of ol'l.tiiilui: a Ci ovm) (.taut of  tie aliov ' 11..1111  And ruitlii 1 tail.-uolli 1 that action uuili 1  si 1 noj. T mjiisi  I.. 1 oimiii m 1 d In fine the tssti-  ^^^         'rt '  All    Modern     Conveniences  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C.  I I (,  J > ������  Large   Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  Fort Steele  Meat Market  FKF.STT   and  SALT   MEATS  ON HAND.  ALWAYS  R. W. ROGERS, Proprietor.  Fresh Halibut.   Salmon, Salmon Tront, Bologna Sausage.  Butler and Eggs.    Fish and Game in Season. ���  Fort Steele and Eimberlev.  .\ilinr-   (iiutu.ili-   N't    IUU;   itiU'lid   |   uk t   "I  i\t v tl iV-i (\ on1 the ��.itt�� \v n at \'t ipjjl\ lo iti<-  Minim; !����� roHicr f����i ;i OrtiJU .iti uf fii'iiron -  iimih fm ill*- pmjHiM   i��r ith: iifiinr ,1  * Mnwi  (* I,tilt of \\\t   ,il)tUr fl.iiiri-.  And dirther take notice thai fiction, uwUr  He''.Vl"ii ���'f' miu.st .'Jf! (���^ni.Tiriirri) hrftir*- the k-  stlutH.1'.' tif siltrh (>-]M,lll<;ut��: of tfti\n'nvi-itt<:nl*,  Duti'il (his :l-tmi day n( Aiitrii.tL A.!��., lit***.  if.it 1  iia ii ('<���) lllh .tir of Jnipi ��i\t men is  (I [)j<- JJllj -It, of Jiil\    UKX1  Si.lt. Mi IA (i\)('\'il\{.\S   .\t;r  ..���.������.'������������v'J:::;v:;'.MA"De:--'FROM;;jV;*^A';v  lltBIRiliHlR  NOTICE.  Sixty days from dale I   inie.tiil  to aiij.Jy  to  the' Oiler 1 'oinmi.ssloiKT of Lands.'.' Works, for  liornilssii.ti to tmrehaNe. the foilowlnir ilesei'lt..-d  laud in South Kast Ivootenay.   (.'ouiineiietny at,  the north east corner oT.V A.' AV'alllnk'ersiipiili-  cation. Uicnoc east, H(i chains, t.hwice   soiill.   ^11  chains, thence  west ,mo chains, thenee north 1*1  chuliis to the point or c.oininenceuienl,, deduc-  titll,'tll'i|-efroui so inueh as is   covilred   by   the I  |iro-eni|-tlons   of  Charles   aiinnnmu. - Kenl.en i  l.'i^'ers. l'"ranU Uonavatland Alooi't Orez. eon- |  lainhur-KHI acres.utore or less. {  .     ' Lkii.a ISoss. j  l.'ort.Sleele. II. '.'.. Septeniher II.MWHJ.        ?  NOTICE.  'I'ahe not'lee, thai In onemoul.lt iill.er date I  lutein! 1.0 apply to the (')lief OoinllllSNlouer of  faiuds .V. IV'oflt.s lor p.'.rniis..lon 10 purchase the  followli.tf il.r..erll.eil lanii In Sotil.li HiiMl. l\oole  na,y Oihii-ict. (.'omiieaieliii.. lit. a pohl illanled (in  Ihe .-iiKi. hiinl: or Perry r.reeli ahoni one linirih  f.r 11 mile norih or I'-feneh crock., ihe.nce noiiI.1i  lOeliiiltis. ihelire w��nl lllelialiiH. th"uce north  in chains. Ui'-n.."-casl loehaiim 10' jiluee of ln-  elnniiiw. '.  ti.it...I this Hih day of Septeinl.er. IIhKI-  ���J. 'I'. l.AIIUwWV.   *    ���    an-  CALGARY FLOU  Port    Steele  Brewing   Co.  ISE" Bicycle ��fc^ ��>  en  iiinplo  prli-u or   '** I P**-*"  5CA.M ..rriii.t     Wei-imniiitinU, iipml  MONTROSE BIGYCLEMt FREE  ��?ilBS"��o ym,mrnJSlIffOUTA. OEHT"* ADVANCE.  ?FF,0.*y8~Z0,U,R, ,��PPBR' ��{��to whetliuryou ��lull ln.lj', or ���������.'��  wheel, (rI\ocolor, liel^lit of !mute itnd ireai witntc'iljuiil U V. U II I. Sim*  I'lIK U Ili:i:i, c. O. 11. nu ��].pioMil, iiIIiimIiii; ji.ii to inn.,no anil �����  loiilne it lnllv   .1 roro j.w accept II.    II It is not all nii.I ���M1io tlmn ��.  (I.jlin forll, iiiirlulict ui uli.il Hum 301111111^1 p., any ulicreiiem tin.  Iiilu.-rimii ����v onoolw  ia^��� iiiui.1 ��u��||l paV all eIp���.,��� olinricn  ..iiisilvcn.   Tho      MONTROSE      bi~~~i~   ����.������  ���   _-  ill. 0111* Spei-lal   Afleitt'H   sit  in tliu Kuiiusi. liRifraln Inn Lieu to  to 100 tm ��in, 1 ,.,1 ii���, in.uk. t.���,���i ,v������ i,t.,,i ���;,t ���.��-, r,i",v","," ,VitV�� "cVVii  iri..ii.ii.ii���i 11.,d iiiHui.uiuiM.il    ��-i mi. i:.\�� i.i'mvi" iii��\��'i r  o,..   11.00  MOIIi;!^.     t|,|    ���,|,,   ,��� , ,   Kl,,,!",",ViJlsluiJ pili-uK  in* le I..M..MHU 11 RIVER ACIEMT n, ...,i, I, i,.ul, tlJ ,e|���-,wiitiiH  tout (al:,. ..,,teis|.   <iin-iiK0n:,.|iii��ke ,,���,i,,.y (���ht, '  SPEEIFIfl/STIftft!1?'   ':'"���"���'���. ���������'���-I..iciipi.-h, i.���m.ii,a:in,.|,. ���iieU  11     �����     .    ...   'y���*" W'e!h.v.ieiiinl..s.1.111 liiK.trlt.il I,,,,.,,I ,.,���������.,..  I.I1111.1. I1ie.li J/.I11I11. tii.pn.v : |.���i���l,.,.; ,l,.vi,��� liin.rtc.il l.e!,/;,���c.l,���,:U  iiiiillle I,,.i-|  l.oyiil Aivlierrnvn: iKe ...���!,���  inii-il .ll���vl�� Iiii1>m,,���I luiutit..|--  l,llii..ai.|,..:t. rlll.nllij- Iii.i.wii;  i;,.,...r.l  -A" lire.. Il.e /..'.( ,o.,l ol,.ii,V II1.1  liioi.l.iicirii'iliiitlivno.il.liiuiiiirln.l ��� rim itviiuiim *���! .M.��lnB.|. II,u ,.  ���mdillMt   |....t.d.. 1 10.1I i:.v,. ;���..,.���, I ������ I.,., t. ���l.i���|������l,|,,.'1 Kil..ifiel���(l.ln ���  l.la.:., liii.n.i.11 orvoneli ini-eii. hls;l,ly ll.u!,.|���.|| ���i���l .��� ���i,im.|.kil,  ,...e.-l���t  lllilsl.....!  nlekellin; on 11H liilirlil. |....(s.   AV,-lli,.| p.|,l,  !'r i'1'"'1.11"'1, K"", '"<<''iii-> mii.-iiiii...   i.nii-1.1...11;,  Unl...e I...11.I  Vdtll i-IO'll  l.l.'Vct.-. ,   ���.  'PPPF Ui any on., s Ilnirtl,,. ijl.-|.f,(n.,i��|, |��� lull  FORT STEELE, B. C.  MANUFACTURERS     and     RREWERS    OP    EXTRA    FINE  BEER    %    PORTER  SOiJJ    BY    THE  Uotlled heer  BARREL,    KEG,   OR     BOTTLED  for family Use a specialty  OUTSIDE ORDERS filVBN STRICT 0  PROMPT ATTENTION  P.O. BOX 812  TELEPHONE  NO. 1  ������ pi.  tlV'H   tllll  111  i, mrcli n  nn fiiniiHli "(lit'in.  .- ���--. -.  .-till oid.r  " K',,',t'"<' Htirillfh. IH.WKI milt* Lnrn-I tuitltTi  nwtrv, iiraJilirliirrmio il.ii.r p,.,,,,,. , Your inniM-1v-illl��ic1:frv<<ii  pi-rfiM-lly mdlKll.'il. ���  ,     CHEAP WHEELS. ^ititfJXS^Z-,"'""""'  :iii,:ern!. i,n,l,l.l|r s,it.|,|v liotifii.K iidvertl^e itn.l i.etl titt litt.li yrml  iil.Wil,..j7ia.,lp,,,.,l: ,���.��ti.7t, t.��� tl-;.W,..u��� t,..   We ,1... ������t KiHiriinU.il n   lli:|.-OUI-i  l'lllli:itl,\<; .. Iilev.-l,. of nny .,n,.. el.M.. no .iinll|.|- irlio ���,. l���m  .���lieiil.. wrlle ii. mill let lis tell you t,,nv uoieli uecioi w, \t. veil on lli��� mii'io iim.'lilii,.  ",-v" UNABLE fo niJYa��h��;',,''��'';,'"'i'wi��i...v'.'i"i<. i:.m.v a ii'i<jv<!j.rii.y<iii..  e, , v ... " -i UI1HBL.C IO BUI (illiul.liiireiiti.l..itiii.m-,.r,i��i, l|.��i|���,s. v,',m.i-c.1 <i.ici..t....ii  nwli k.wiirorl,lH|.ii,|��l���. WeliBvLHuvcmlliiiinli KICCIIXI. HAM! \Vlli;i:i.s tnkeiHn triulo ivlilrh wo  ii.tiV ��.'���'. .."..fi.i'.J1-1! .'������'"���''' ��'���� "��mo ��Iiti|rtvj<ni Haini>t<-!< Hint '*.<�� nii.ilcls wryiilivnp. Suiul for ll.r,.|B I.M.  ��ll II III,1.1A III Mil l�� iimpiratloiieil.. ivo iiTcr to miv lnuik or LiikIiiosk lioilso In CMn.k-... or any ujinrcsH or  mnniiol eoiiipiiiiy. llo will hviuI you Icltera of refcreiien direct from llio Inntent l.anks In.Cliicwni lr vim Vluli It.  SFND YflllR flRnFR {���"���"y.. ,��il��lmvprlic.��inltliew��i,<.,.|iil I.TiiKOfnhlpoifiitwiUiout-depoDltwIll  WI1U     IVIin    UnUClt Ihi wltlulniwii Vorv noon,   tsrolvo niuiie ���r thin |.ii|H>r. _  <J. L. MEAD CYCLE COMPANY, OMoaeo?hi.  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  ."....   ���     ".������        ���    ;'  ���'      '('������������ .���  Sick & Mutz, Prop's  -���    *4  W.  DREW,  Proprietor.  Fort .sieeifi.  A ������������ ��� THE PROSPECTOR,.FORT STEELE, 13. C,  OCTOBER l:i, 1900.  ��Jte ffiospBdm.  satukday. DCTOUKi; 1::. jimo.  A LETTEK FBOM SOUTH AFRICA.  \-A    ,?.  Trooper Bousfield "Writes to  K. J. Higbye.  Standerton, Aug.  Isl.  Friend Higbyo:���  ]]o>v   nro=you getting  along. J have just received alet-  ter from Frank, and iMound mo  wall,   but it is just on account of  the Boot's pom- shooting,   us we"  were led into a   trap  yesterday.  u     1 will tell you how il, was. There  .   wei;e a party of IJoers thai wanl-  '   ed to come in and -'give up   their  jtrins  but were afraid to come in  alone, that is wli'at they said, so  they   told   oil   IT)   men,   all from  Fort Steele and Cranbrook logo  a- ���-.   out and bring them in;   well   we  went   lo  the  house,   they were  < (,   ,     (Hying   the' white   ijag, ��� so   we  ' '-"- ������ thought thai  il    was   all  right.'  There" were |jyo scouts in the advance of- the'troops   in charge of  "���   Captain   Parker;  you know him  ,weil, well we came lo the house  when  all of a sudden they came  all around us and the iir.st thing T  . knew/was  life  cracking, of  the  _,     mauser'rifles; one bullet  hit my  stirrup "and- Knocked   it   all to  ', pieces,   well A 'thought it about  ... ...    ' time to get out, and-L turned and  Hew  willi   Haines  just ahead of  " .-  jiie./tliey.,lind come all around us  without    our   seeing,   them.    I  . "-reached the li-oop all'righl,'when  the Kaffir ...scouts  ran'  past  and  told, us  to   11 v for our lives and  we llo'w, 'wh(JiV\ve reached aboui  "    -   ��� -a-mile', from (iitmp  wo  stopped,.  .      o       counted up and found-two  mis-  .   sing,".'Parker "and .Arnokl.    We  .,  "     .', met,another troop-coming out to  meet lis "tin c-.il-'drafe too late so-we  : I . .  t-  aske/1 them to go backhand  find  Parker,- lliey refused, so .we went  '; "*" 'alone and touud hi in abottl-a hiile  -  ,    ^, from the house, shot through' the  ,    .    ' Veart with tiir-explbsive bullet,  i"r- .���)-;��� w,e  Pul'" hi'11 ou il horse and car-.  1 * I a J'?��d ^ ,liii^ jpitc^^afiqocqL^,' and'  then  ���:  ", %-* "111ere w<o's?A'n!fol�� &|get so, they  ���   ���    called for  Jour volunteers lo go  . to the Boer line   and Lgei   him.  -V,   '=-  ,Wii]lAr-;VIajne,s.'' T.   McDulf Taird  Monlieth, ami myself were selected, wc-had to  <i-o   miarnicd, and  ���:.- .'-.   take the Doclor with us.   also   a  :" ->    "r-iiJ:J     .   ��� , < ^  ��� ��� - < r,   viagoix^Wc had just , got  lo , the  house.when"1 the Boors" come up,  they acted very nice,   helped,  us  _. all they could, while Arnold wlio  ���    was? in  the, hotise  wounded   in  " the  thigh,   and'1 guess   that he  :* ; ,<- r��;wUl ilose h'is  leg, the Boers ' ex-  1U ii** .��� lploined tapie how they got shot.  1 II seems as though some of them  .   ���"   we're di-essod in khaki, and Parker   and   Arnold    mistook   the  .Boers for. some  of lis ��� a-nd-rode  ' straight' for   those .that    were  ���-���' phasing me,   he. got within  ten  --�����   ''"yards oi  them  before he found  his mistake, then turned to   run  but  il was too late, called upon  ..    huia to-throw up his.hands and  surrender." lie answered "never'^  and. Ih'ey'shol'him dead;- -Arnold  was shoVal the .sauie time also  three   Kaffir    scouts.    Wo   got  J "hbmd All right, but they had given  us up .as, lost al camp as   we did  'not  get homo  until  dark.    We  arc puljing out  tomorrow .early  , in  pursuit-, of some 2,000 Boors  that are reported at, Paardekop.  THE  i  &  N  H. REINEMAN, Proprietor.  Fort Steele, B. C.  Largest girtd Most Complete Hotel In Sovith East Kootenay|  ' ' ' ' ��   o ' > ' i '   i ' w  ;   ALL  'MODERN- CONVENIENCES  Sample Rooms, for. Commercial Men.  Headquarters for Mining Men.  NOTICE.  T.iki" nonce Him ntii" nioiitli .hum il.iii" 1 in-  icml to :i]iplv to tlic Clilol Coinmissioiii'i of  Ltiiuls tint! \\-orUs for |)crini^-.Ii)ti to ]>uu'luse~  tin'following iluscribra lands Commencing  til ii post ]iliiul(.(l ~fl clutlii"- e.iM oT llu' souih  east conic; of A W. Hleusilell'". purchase iicnr  ITilmci'linr In Souili Kiisi ICootcnti.v: ilit'ine  ctist-Mldituiis. ilii'iiio south SOcli.uns. tlicnce  wesi HI I'll.mis: Tlienco iiorili Ml i-li.niis lo poiin  of coinnicni'cnioni '  .\LK.\-. CAMKKON.  D.ncil IliK istli tl.ivdl AukiisI. IIWii tit  1'iiit  Sicolf. ,- -II-  NOT1CE.  Tiikt" notice tlitu ililny clnjs Horn tlie il.ito  li^roof 1 iiiientl to tipplv to tlio Cluel Comtni".-  stonei nf l.niiiK A. Wot Us,tor pi'i-mlssion to  purcliiisu tile following ilusciilicil l.uiils sltutitc  on 1'pii.v ( il'oK- in tlic Foil Steele Mitnnj.' Dui-  sion ol IIiisi Kootonay, Htltlsli C'olunilu.i.  CoinmuncinK.ii.i posi pliintcil of Piyiy Cicelc  iiboin on'o-lnilf milo Ijclow tlic olil sh.tlt tlience  spn'tli lOcli.iins. thciu'ii Host iflI'll.nils, tlirneo  noitli liluli.iius: iliciicu o.ist III cliiiins to tlio  phuri' ol lit.^iiinin^. com.inline in .ill H'.Oticics  IW. HOHINSON.  Dtitod .it Fort Sli-ole this isth dtiv of Pup  Icinljoi. 1I��W. ' . .'  i\  .    August,    7.���At    Paardekop.  We got here all right and'i'ouhd  the IJoers.  bill a-few shells from  the gnns'" made t.liem   retreat.    ]  have  had  some narrow escapes  - from' bullets but as yet have not  been touched; once  at, Orayling-  stadt, Jack Syinonds and myself  were scouting ahead of the squadron when.   spal,,spat came  the  '  bullets all around   us,   one  passing  between   my  horses   front  "legs:'] looked at .luck; and Jack  looked at me and said, hadn't we  belter be gettcii out of here, and  .we got.r  Another time at Wash-  oul Spruit they shot, al us   from  I   behind a  kopje and killed a man  named   Jenkins,    and    captured  Cup. Howard, and  Irooper  llob-  son.    The    very    next   Sunday,  Captain Cn'o and eight men were  patrolling the hills around cam]),  and they goi caught in   a   kraal, I  and., wore lired on   by the Moors,  for about, I wo hours, bul they got'  away safe losing all their horses  but one, how they got away was  thai. Curli'V Jones, "the oik- lhat,  iip.-,el   Ihe   slmw   oul.lit" had Ihe  .only liorsi'thill was   not  shot or.  killed,   iukI' he made a run into  camp for help; J tell you that he  toolc' 'dosporale   chances but li '  got in all right and a troop came  out.and drovo the Boers off.. The  next Sunday,we were out' on patrol,'  Captain   Whilc-Fraser and  all   the ' Port   Steele' troop,  wo  slopped at a Kaffir kraal for dinner and had'just fed. the' horses,  when nn'  imperial "��� guide   came  rushing in saying that the Boors'  were surrounding us. we put our  horses in the kraal and got ready  for them, they kepi us there Jor  three  hours  and   h' red. over ."500  rounds at us,   but   Captain ������'Parker killed one. Dick-Dccring got  another and I tumbled one off his  horse, then the Kaffir scouts got  away to'camp for help: and they  came out with a gun and relieved us.    Then there was nothing  to write about until they caught  us in the trap where Parker got  killed.   .Of course they are sniping us every day, bul we are used'  to thai.    1 have just  hoard  thai there are 700  Boers  about  seven miles from hero, so I guess  thai we will bo off in  the  morning.    Foster has  never  been lo  the front as he  hurl  his  leg at  Durban,   Mellon   was one of the  eight, thai was in the kraal with  Oreo. Dawson is the troop  shoe-  smith  and he dont have lo fight  unless he likes, but   ho noes  out  with   us , once   in   a while. Bob  Shaw is   in   the  hospital.    Tell  Joe La id law lhat his brother expected lo *eo him with us, bul as  he  was  not said   his  feel  mnsj  have got  cold, he sends his love  to him.    1 have just,  heard   that  the  Second   Contingent   was all  cut up, one hundred miles above  here, and that   George  Mordon,  of Pincher Crock was killed, that  is all I know ol   it.    T have just  came oil'  regimental muster,  our  roll   shows   1:2.")  sick', killed and  missing, so ,von will see that we|  have been lighting a   little.    All]  Ihe   hoys   send   Iheii  the people of, Koi t  lieiuoiinui my love and   tell   him I  to'send men bottle of  Seagram.'  Kind   regards   lo all, hoping   to  hear from   you   soon,   I   remain  McBride Bro's.  Siieiit Hep Hardware  Stoves, Granite ware,  Tinware  Powder, Fuse, Gaps  Paints and Oils.  '     l r  Sheet metal work of all kinds  1 0 ft , ' '  promptly executed.  KIMBERLEY  i I  1 "- r i i  The   Coming   Town   of  East     ,  Kootenay.  i*iJ"*JLi*i\*.?.i��ii*.? ^.���i.i*i.A��X. ifeit i��i*- i*i ztl.lil.ifUfl.iti.lHifl.ifi.ltutUfZ.iti.  *.����� <*.^ ���.** <>.0 ^j& 0���0 �����_��� 4%w <>���&��� ^>.C ^_w ��-��� , , ���-��� *U'v ^J^ ���2^ ^J* ~^* ^J* ^l ^ ^J^ ^^r ^My ^^^r tk:  '������>  -���"  ���*���   '{��  '*�� "*."  ',C"."}��  ���*-  "����  "l��  "������ w "f"  '���"  "���" "<���"#���  "*"  "I."  **��  "���" *���* 'f'^f*  ������"  ..."  ..      ,   #  The  ���t'  ?,r  ���������I  ������'  '��'���  i��A mcrcial  >�����  >��.  ���I"  ")-  �����-  ���I"  ���I'  ���To  ��i��  .1.  SCHOOL BOOKS  r AND SUPPLIES.  Near tin; famous  North Star  and Svillivan JVlitiesI  Latest   Novels,  and Elite.  Stationery,  A   Lending   Libraiy   in connectfon with  the Book Department.  -   Also   Fishing  Tackle  in  great   variety.  *  A Liimited Number of Lots for Sale  ' O ii ^  at Prices' Ranging from  $13S   To   $400  NOW   IS  of the year.  THE TIME TO BUY as prices will bc-.advanccd the lirst.  Pioneer dpuq nan  FORT  STTCRLR  ^  ^  ^  *  ^  ^  ^  Apply to  Land Commissioner, C. P. R.  Winnipeg, Man., or  to  A    W 'BLEASDELL. Graduate Onlarlo College of 1 'liai'iii.icy i|  ���even.  \if   j6<i   \.$*   ***   ^Ij-   it.  ��� ^T cfi��    *^��    r^u   ,.^4    fff.  ,k,    *$.   ^r    kg'    "���**    *6-  o?��- -trv* o^��> �����*��- *����]V 3-jJe*  *V�� ���$>* -5- -*- '9" ������$���*  & ELWELL  Fort Steele and Kimberley,  KIMBERLEY  FERNIE, B. C.    fcOLD TOWN.  SPLBMUD ACCJOMAIODATTONR  Sample Rooms for Commercial Men  No Traveller Should Pass the Door.  AND  The Iniil runs within Ion fool  Hum unci pU.'iil.v of hay and .^rnin.  Waldorf you \viiI ncvor rcjyrcl il.  /���/.    ^\.    KANOUSB,    -  ol tho house     flood  If you palronize tho  -    l^roprietoi-  KIMPTQN   &   PITTS  WiNDEKMEKE if- DONALD  sSt.vSlGesieral JVlerchatits  I'ioiiia supplies a Speciaitu  Canadian Pacific  Railway  SOO    LINE  Famous and Unequalled  Imperial  Limited  East���Daily Fasl Train��� Wioisr  Willi (lif'cul. connect in^  ServioL' lo ami from  KA8T  5 Kootenay Gountru  JUST   RECEIVED   ,       ��  Assorted Car of Best Brands of Flour   and   Meals,  etc.  Flour. Patent Hungarian and Strong Baker.  Rollod Oats. Cracked Wheat Wheatletts.  Cornineal. Buckwheat Flour. Split Peas.  Navy   Beans.   Lima 'Beans.. Pot Barlev. etc.  your I riciKi  .lad.  Aic  life   of  ciiu'i  llii'in:  |.'i"\ci-    Soil-  Vo'canic Eruptions  rami.  !>nt   Skin I0i-ii|>l kiii-.   ioh  in\.      UucIcIi'ii'm Aniii'.i Sahc.  ���i1m>   Old, l!iMinin<;   and  ri.-iT-  Mine's u,oui_r iiDi-lliw.trd \ ia Canoe Kiv.'.r lioule will lind it a l;tr<;e  savi'iu and coiivcnienei; lo procure- their supplies ;il   Doiiiihl  SOLIO  A<;iOi\TS  < 'in il . .W.i i N, < 'ill . I !.mi-i ��� 11:  Siu'iii-. ('ii.'i|i|>cd liamU ('lili.l  I 'csl I 'ill' i "II i' mi fill I Ii. Ml Hi'"-  |i.iiiis   and   ,n lie-.       < iu<."   jnaiMiit  Hold ii.y a.,yy. i!!.i-;.\sni')i.i,..i)i'ii<j  (Canton  Steel Company  Windormijre, rioldeu and Donalii  ' Mining' i^iyisions.  '/i;o Cal 'orw a Gi. nt ��� Pnwiicr Co.  J,,ir.yl Class Sleepers on all Trnins  Tourist ( 'iii'M pas-. Mcdii-iiic II.il M.nly  for Si. I1.ml. Sal in-iliiys for \|oh-  lri-.il   and   ISoslon.      .Mninl.i\s   and  TllllCsllll\s   fur 'I'd! (llllll.  Bran   . Chops     Shorts.   Oats     Hay;  Fleetwood Tea. a pure article imported direct from Ceylon  try it once and you will use no oilier.  Fresh   Break-fast   Bacon.   Bams  and   Dry Salt Side Bacon.  Butte-r and Egj,'s.  POTATOES   and   CARROTS  FTURWOOD all lengths lo suit all stoves.  THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOUR and FEED  STORE  E. C, MILLER, Proprietor POST OFFICE BOX 836.  ,'oods iruaranlecd and prices also ;is beiti"- correct.  '  J-'eV      All  Send in orders.  Wi.-slliomid.     Daily li.im.  Ili-I'i lcn\i;s  l-'|. Sli-i'li"  Id.  l''.lst,llollllll  li'iucs lo-lj  (.'iiiiiiccls jtl Maclcdil for < ",ily.ir\ .mil  Kdnioiilon and al Mi-ilii-iin- I lal for all  points l-'..is| <'imiiii'cI.s at Kcinii.||,i\  Landing lor .ill pnnils in West Kooi"  ena\. Sloi-.in .mil f{fmn<].ti-\ districts,  and for P.u:ili<: Coast, and' Main Luv  points via I tiivi'lhiokc.  ir<ir rates. Iiel<et.s and full iiiloi-niation  apply to ajt'i-nts at- Fort. Steele and Fori  Steele. .Iniictiiin. or  ���\V, F. ANDKKSON .  i'lP.A.. Nelson. A.(i  !���:. .1. (���OVLK  .A.. ��� Viiiu-ouvei"  Now Open  ,  oie  tuberley,   B, C.  H.  W.  DREWr   PKOPRII5TOU.     ;/>"���"���'    ''������ THE PROSPECTOR. FORT STEELE, B. C, OCTOBER 13/1900  fl>R?  RICES  The anliimn days are upon us.  the deciduous tree.-, un mountain  and in the valley are pultiny on  their winter garments of'gold  and crimson, and still the candidate!, do not appear, lo scatter  the money for the booze.  aL A. Beale. \V. K. Ro.ss and  0. F. Hanington weni to Cran-  brook yesterday.  cream  BaKino   Powder,  Is a pure baking powder���  no alum, lime or ammonia.  No acid but that from grapes  ���which is pure, pleasant and  healthful���enters into Dr* Price's  Baking Powder.  Fruit  acids  are  accounted by  hygienists the most important of  the elements of the food of man,  1   and of these the acid of the grape  is most prominent.  Dr.' Price's    Cream   Baking  Powder is not only the most effi--   .  cient   and   perfect    of    leavening'  agents, but owing to its constituents is likewise promotive of health.'  I Nothing: in It.  1 There have been various rumors around town the last few  days to the effect that there will  be a change in the management  of the St. Eugene Consolidated  Mining Company. A, representative of the Leader, calling  upon Air. Cronin, ascertained  that there was no foundation for  such rumors.���Moyie Leader.  I East Kootenay  j Bottling Co.  $L  Tiie Canadian BanK ol commerce  (HEAD OFFICE TORONTO.)     ,  F��aid    wp    Capital    $6,000,000.  Hon. e.'|.;o. A. fox.  IVc-idi-m. ' '!. K.  \V u.kkii, Con. Mum.  ' C  GOLD DUST PURCHASED. HONG KONG DRAFTS SOLD.  EXCHANGE on all parts of the world bought um\ sold.   ���  , London Agents���The Bank of Scotland.  IPbrt Steele $\ Cranbrook Branches  J. W. H. SMYTHfe, Manager.  GRASS1CK   &   DEMPSEY.  COArTJ?ACrOKS  AND  BUILDERS.  Port   Steele   13.C -  i Aerated waters  ! ,.      Of all kinds'.'  iSvrups. Champagnes.1 Ciders, [  i (linger Ales,  luo." j  i     Soda   ��':itef   ill   -.iphon:-,      Tlio   Miusi  iL'i)iii.'niiii':il ��siv tn luimlk' it., ., s  !..  ANDREW    NEI DIG  ;CONTRACTOR-   and    BUILDER  . iu>l'si: ash skis- iwintinu  " CALriMlNIXG -ml l'Al'KU lLsNOiNV.  !    " '  I ' FORT STEELE. ],i. C.    '  .j'  i,';E? All   work  promptly done.  i '     '     '  For   Sale,  t ,        _  Riverside    Ranch  Eu��l Kootonay. !'��. (\  320 aere.s., GO acres under cul-  tivation.   !J0 acres' syooil bottom  land,'1- balance  bench'  hind   well  j timbered. o *   '   /  STOCK".    ,  17 head of Cattle. ,-  .   -1 Horses. ���  a     Farming Implomeuts etc.  Km- tonus apply to -S. McLean ut  tin;  ranch, or to .1. A. llni'Vi-v, Eorl' Steele  HARRY    BARR  Fori Steele, 15.C.  General Blacksmith,  HORSE SHOEING,  AND JOBBING.  Mining ��� Work    a   Specialty.  CARLIN   & DURICK  GENERAL  Fort  MERCHANTS  Eesl  Kootenav.  MICE  BAKING  POWDER CO.,  CHICAGO.  N'uTE.���Iticic art: itnm che.lp biking prmilers  iil.ule i.l 'ittinl. 1 lebiif, tilt.' t'elebciu-J  tlk-ti.M, ..iv> tl.lt alum tli^orilc's ttitf  -.u.utaLhand v..ilt e  .ithtiity :ni.lil)s|kc]>-.ia.  ��Jje tyvozpSctox.  SATUKDAY, (KTOMKiJ l.'l. l!KKl.  LOCAL NEWS NOTES.  A cha'n^e will take place in the  running time of trains ron the  Crow's N/iht Pas* Railway.,, All  mails will be received in the day  time unless there is a slide ati  the loop when they will arrive  at any old ,tiine.  Prices tire holding very linn in  (lour, milling goocl.s, wilh strong  tendency to advance, so the pro-  . prietor of the h'ori, .Steele Keed  Store advises us. This is. therefore, a good time to purchase  your winler supply lie has just  completed a. full slock of Hour,  meals and break last loods. '  K. .1. Higbye and wife were iu  town on Wednesday. Mr. Higbye  says-Sheep Crick i�� growring  and expects to have a railroad  nexl'spring. '   ���  | TO THE DEAF.  A rich lady cured"of her- Deaf-1  lies? and Noises in the Head by  Dr. Nicholson's Artificial Ear  Drums, gave ��10,000 lo this Institute, so that deaf people unable 10 procure , the Ear Drums  may have them free. Address  No. Hoi-. The -Nicholson Institute 7^0. Eighth Avenue,  New York. Tj. S. A.  I'I'Ih- Must Complete Hi-illtli  Kcsot't i>n  j      thi> Comment nl Xortli America.  j isltuntoil midst Scoiu-i'\ uiiru allt-ilfoi-i.il amleiu-  Halcyon    Hot    Springs  n.ntiii}: tlsliliu'Conitarinm Ki'-iilOu Pliy-  .v, i:\i-utsioiis Oallllal IUIII sli-i.ui.xNui-si'  ITalojou Springs,  Arrow Lake, 15. C.  In U'leKruphtL' coimnumcutioii  with all juris of the woi 111.  'I'vso liiuils ni rive anil uVp.u'L every day.  Terms, >15 'tO/Sig   per MOek, nccoidiii^  to residence in Hotel or Villus.  It is learned that the .Masons  who have been visiting Fort  Steele for. two or three days arc  much pleased,with the reception  accorded them by .the members  of the local lodges: ��� ,  .J. M. I led ley of the Canadian  Hunk of Commerce is taking his  annual holiday. During his absence Mr Sanson, manager, of  iho Bank at.P'crnie is taking his  place.  ��� Frank Clap]), manager of Ihe  East Kootenay Hot I ling Works,  was in town on Tuesday.  , McMillan Fur it Wool Co.'s  price list of October. I!)(><) is at  this office. ��� Those having any  thing in their line lo sell cannot.  ,do hotter than' deal with this old  reliable firm. '  L. Mansfield and wife, Moyie.  were registered tit the Imperial  on Tuesday.  The Fort Steele Flour & Feed  Store proprietor is agent for the  Fleetwood Ceylon tea. Try it  once and you will use no other.  x  A. C. Moftitl of Cranbrook was  in town on Tuesday.  4 Crow's Nest Coal shares are  looking up. There is a lively  demand lor Ihom in the oast. II  is sa.it! Ihey are nearing a dividend basis.  For six days including Sunday  ol last week there wore -18,000  paid admissions to the Spokane  Imposition, this is 10,000 more  than for the same period -during  any year.  Horses ,tnil o.ittle. havu colic and  i-r.uiijis. I'.iiii-Killef will cure them  i-vui-y time. Half a ljotllt! in hot water  rupe.tted a few times. Avoid aiib-jti-  tiitus,. there i:> but one I'ain-Killei-.  I'uii-v l)a\if.\    -���"><:. and .10r.  Its n.nhs Cuie all Xi-ivous and Musc-ul.i:  nisfasos Its Wateis lli-.il all Kidney, l-iwi  and Stomach Ailments.  ,  MJN'mtAI.. ACT.  lew.  '       '    (PllKM   F.)  ChuimovrE ot- imi"h<��vkmknts  NOTICE, o ��.  .LITTLE JOHNNY MINERAL CLAIM.-  SlluaUil In the Kort Steele Mining Division  of South ICa^LKooteuav District. -       ,  .     W,lioie located:   On Low is Ci eek.  'I'ali'e notice that. 1 '.Tames A.'. Harvey,  UKCiit foi IViei Jensen. Free Miner's Ccrtillcatc  N'o "il SIWll ' ami Nils Hanson Free Miner's  (Jertillcau- N*o ��� StHk^'l A. '" intend sixty  days floin the date hereof, lo applv^io  the MIi'iIiik Recoider ror a'Cerlilleate of Im-  provomciiis. for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Gram or the above claim.  And fiuther take notice that action under  section :IT, must be commenced befoio the issuance of such Certillcate of Impioveineui  Dated this ilst tl.ij of September. WW  .1   A. HAKVKY.  Sh'aving S?" Hair Dressing Parloi  Next to Oriental Hotel '  I      FORT   STEELE,' B. C.  u -  All kinds of hair work  ''  '      ' a specialty.  A.J  GREZ,   -   -S Proprietor  B.   R.   COOK.  Livery,  Peed   and- Sale  Stable.  '   -Fort, Steele, 13. C.  .THAMJNO OP ALL KIN'IIS.SOLICITKD.  Steele,  Sole Agents lo, the QgjjjQII ^Jggj cm?^  This Stiou]- is guaranteed to be equal to .fossop's  or  Firths in all  Hakd ROCIs  \Voiti\.  Professional.  North Star Lodge  FOKT STKEI-K. H. t'.  NO. 30.  A. F. AND A. M.       G. R. B. C.  Regular meetings���1st Tuesday 111 men  month al eight o'clock. Visiting Itrethcrii are  cordially invited.  A. W. lii.KASDKi.]., Secretary.  I'oirr STKKi.ie Devei.oi-m knt Syndicate Lti.  I3K Leadpiiliall Street. Loudon, Knglaud  ,    rf'  N. A. WALLINCER,        FORT STEELE.  l'OST OPPICK IIOX 8.  T 11 OMAR    M c V I T T T IS  R.U.S.  <&  CE.  Fort Steele B.C."  W. It. It'.ISS. , H.  W. lUllCIIMKlt  ROSS& IlEKCHMlik.  Barristers     -      - '   Solicitors  NOTARIES PUBLIC .     .  CONVEYANCERS. ��� .  Fort  Steele,   li. < 0'  SOI.R AfiKNTS  SOl.15     AftKNTS  Grows Nest Goal a*���  Giant Powder. Company.  Mining  Supplies  a Spccialt}r.  Agents for Ihe -MARSTCY ' TTARTCTS   CO.,  Limited.  Farming   Implements.  NOTICE.  ' Sixty d.ns aftei dine I mti-ihl to apply to  tin-Chief Coimmssionei of Lands .ind WoiUs  :il Victoii.i for pi-i'inission to nuruh.isc tin- fol-  lowin^ descnbcd l.mds. Comiiicneiiig :un post  situate at the south west louici of Lot ISC!  Oioup 1, Kooirni) iJistiiet tliente west W  i hams. Thence south -10 chains: thence i-.tsHu  tli-ims thence 1101 tli At) chains to the point or  i oinineiiLi-ineut containing In al) HKI acu-sof  1 uul inuu- 01 less  kdwakd i:i.tvrj,r.  Dated Tort Steele. II C.  Sepleinhci JS. 190(1  The balloL box" case will be  brought, up in court at Nelson  .���some time during the coining  week".  The  expression   "Let   her go  Gal liber." is heard around town.  II. H. 'Watson. Vancouver: (r.  Johnson. Nelnon: E. K. Chipman  .1. "Walker, J. Street, Kaslo: A.  W. R. Markley. Calgary were  registered at tlio Imperial on  Tuesdav.  Joe Fuller of btratlicona's  Horse returned from South  Africa on Monday.  W. P. Henry cann-- down from  Perrv creek on Sat unlay la>t.  Ceorge Johnson. . custom Inspector was in town dining the  past week.  Work was commenced on the  Wild Horse creek road on Thurs-  dav.  A   large   number   of   visitor-  wen-- in town during the week.  W. II. Macfarl.iiH' L.une down  from Tracy on Mouday He has  been doinif asseasiiient work on  his claim tlie John L  R.   W.   Roger*.   \\<mii  to Cranbrook on Wi'dtH's-dav  T. L. Lnl'an rciuriicd i<>   Imhm  . Steele on Siinda.v la-si.      Il,;   appears  like   himself ��� oiir-fj" moi-e,  having fully recovered from   his  .'recent-serious illness.  A. .13. Watt came ovi>r from  Cranbrook on Wednesday. MY.  Watt feels more at home in Fort  Steele than in any other part of  the country.  Get your job printing done  at  The Pkosj'kctor office  Constable Barnes is ordered to  attend court at XeKon next  week  Mansfield & Cottercll  Fort Steele Cigar Store  We onn> .1 tlist'Cla^s hno of  Impolled uml Iiomcsiic  Cigars,   Cigareltas   and   Tobacco  "We ul-o liavt' a full Hue of ]��ijHK in-  (-luJin^r Alueischaiiiii and MI5M.  L.u��*��.t O.iHv ni'wsjupcis fn our i��nlniir loom  i*ee oui sukU of ���J*>tc*iiL no\oN ue cvcli.Lii^ti  oiif foranvtwovou  h:u - ilmiI ami  lt'tuin  in  KOCKl OI(U*I  huv Hillitml   and   J��o��>l   Parlor  and Card room are lir&t oia-^.  Adonis foi (Jan.uli.iri J*.uaillc TVlejrKiph Co .  j{i\inbuilt ci cuimuimuMuon to any pan of tliu  world AK'-iiu^ foi  C.iiiatli.in   Wcsteni  'IVlr-  phom.* Co   j:i\uif.'  Hisl fl.iss sum ice tnCian-  i)iook and M   I^UKcin.* Mission,    ^  rf \uu .ik1 tiavellui!/ *-'ttout i.itt's. \\*o can  s"ll \im ,i Li'kt't to .un pail of lIil* ��oiU1 \ia  Llic (' Lii.ic1i.in rat'ilir Ifailw n rjuul ,ts ronncc-  uon-.  HIGHWARDEN    &,   ,SON.  PIONEER  BARBER SHOF.  I3ver,yt,hing Strictly First Class.  Nni door lo tlio Prospector.  M ILLINERY  Just  Received���A  large consignment, of Latest Styles.  '   MRS. DILSE, Proprietor.  Stores at Fort Steele      1 Cranbrook  G. H. GILPIN  General     JVlercHatit  u _ t  ''��� O  , l  c ��� i> ' .'-  Hardware.   -> '.> " Dry Goods'    ;.      ,  Machinery   ,       -    <; Clothing  Paints and.Wall Paper   " , Footwear .    .  ,   General Mining Supplies Groceries  Furniture, Carpets, Stoves.      General House and'Hotel Furnishings,  Sole Asent Hamilton-Powder Co.  T.    BOB  LANDS iui(loMINES     *     ���  r     NOTARY PUBLTC  COM^KCTIONKelvrii PROMPT ATTKNTfOM  Fort Steele. B. C.  Cleo. S. McC'urier.  J. A. liurvoy  HARVEY & MoCAKTEK  Harriiters.   Solicitors,   A'oturits  Public,  r,  Ctmnyanrersetr.  '.      FOKT KTBHIJK.  n.' C.    ,   ' . ,  RRVK1.STOKK STATION and aOr.OEN'o  COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY      MADE.  Douglas  Corsan  OFFICE -nivBrsldc Aveiiue.  Next, Door to liteasrte/t's Drug Store..  KEEPS   CONSTANTLY   ON    HAND  Fresh Bread and Cakes  l<Yosli Fruits every day  Fresh Vegetables  Fresh Eggs  Fresh. Milk and Butter  NOTICE.  Thkc iinilrt'ili.ii ilility Uavs fiom   iln> il.ilc  h"��ifof I hitl'iid t.) appl\ to Uk; Uonoi.tblc III.'  Chief r'Dinimssiuiiui of l.uiul^ :nul Woi U^ foi .1  siiL'(.I.il llui'iisc in vui mill carry au.iy  limlici  fiom    llie   lolloxsiny  d(��Krribcil   l.uuls* ��� Com  mcnciiiK ut .l posi ni'ai post IC011 \\esl sid.> ol A  1^ .liicksou'sllinlici license about oiif-li.ilf mill'  west of \icst lunik of nil; 1 iver In  U.ist   Komu-  n.iv     IDisti ict     luiinin^   tlionce   south   foi t\  (4(1)  chains    thence   west   foity   (IHJ   chains  thence south   tlft\   t*ill) chains,    thence   west  eighty   (i.0) chiiins    tlience north ei^ht\   (SO)  ch.mi^. thence east loit\   t-10)  chains,  tlience  ��� initli U111U (.10) chains   thence east cikIiu ("0)  ch.nns.    tlience   south   twenty  (-U)  chains  to  l>lace of hc^inniu^.   'rhe.ihove descnbed li.ict  to contain one thousand acres  AliTIIUR .7. 1IOTT.  IJ.llCtl   August I".   ISlOll 35  I Fort Steele  i  , _____  (CAVEATS, TRADE MARKS,  $      COPYRICHTS and DESIGNS.  �� S*'mt 3 our IiimI n��.finrlir��'<'t to WxihIiIiikIoii, i1  J     k.iv��.h Minr, eodtH I*'��s, better n<'rvfc��.     J  t    My offlcf cloiA to U n Pst��Dt Office.   FREE prellmln.  I _ry ez.mliuitloii, niMla    Atty'i t��� not dus until ptt��nt  A number of com]daint> have  been made itbout this end of the  Perrv oreuk i oud and it in pro  nounced no ���rood The grade is  U>o ��.te^p ,uid 1! i.> not -wide  enough     The rend M  th<'   other  I'lld   tfOillL;   intO Old   TOWII   i>    Mind I } lll-u-t��<l raonthly-n.v.ntl, ~>r-lnmi, *l. ��ye��r.  .._-     ���     Lat<1 0( c A Sn0w A co  918 F St., N. W.,  WASHINGTON, D. C.  t My offlcf cloiA to U n Pst��nt Office. FREE prellmln. e*  I _ry ez.mlnatlon* nifcde Atty'e t��� not due until patent ('  { Ii eecareH PriUiOKAL ATTENTION OIVEN-10 YEARS I'  ��� ACTOA1. EZPEUIEHCE Hook "now to otiUln PdtenU," <  fete , lent free P&LenU rirccnred throagll E. O. Slffgen '.  ^recclre  ipecli.1   notice,   without charge,  ln   tbe!,  INVENTIVE   ACE  l;o he nil.right.  It, is ri'jiort.ed that there is a,  tliief doi,1'fr business in the out-  slcirts -of town in the chicken  line.  ;E. G. SIGRERS,  The road gimg are now working on the Skookuin (>liuek  wagon road  ~~  , ���.     .   , I yesterday   for  Work has not yet been ���stai 'led  :'���.,,,...  ott   the  Wild   Horse road.    Thej-  route has been blazed and is said  to be a most excellent/onu.   ���  The. sportsmen, of Steele are  having a, good time shooting  ducks' and chickens,, many . good  bags are brought in. '  MINING-  TIURTY-fflnTH TEAR.  .7. It. Farroll of California, .ar-'j  rived .in town Thursday and   left;  r   the    Windermera i  READ.  THE PROSPECTOR.  nu SCIENTIFIC  PRESS  24P_(jes's   Weekly   :   llluslratcd..  INDISI ^NSABLE  TO ,MMNG MEN.  $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.  ar.si> runxAMi'i.K corv.  MINING-scientific PRESS  330 MARKET ST., SAW FRANCISCO, CAL.  fl.v;:.'.- ;:_r: or= :is.::z        %  M  *  e y., ud  _*  ROYAL  mill  K1MBERLEY, B. C.  The Finest Liquor, and  Cigars and Best Furnished  Uboms in Town. ���  J.   I.;; GATES,   Prop.  Fort Steele  ^  Cranbrook  Wliolesale and Retail  nuALiorts in  J GROCERIES  ^ CROCKERY  MENS   FURNISHINGS  GLASSWARE  T. 6. Armstrong  Port Steele, B. C.  MANUFACTURER   OF ,  Tinware, Galvanized Iron, Sheet  Iron,   Stove,, Pipes  a?nd  Copperwave*'  BUILDINGS HEATED and VENTILATED  Plumbing,  Pipe  fitting  and   all  kinds of sanitary work  Air TiQlit���Hot Blast Stoves  Hydraulic   and   Air   Pipes   for  Mines ���  SPKCIAL   ATTENTION   PAID   TC?  .IOH   WOlilC.  THERE IS I��J Mi'lD  "? PAIN  OR  ACHE,   IKTEu:<AL   Oil    EXTERNAL, ���  'THAT  FAIK-HILLLn WILL  HOT  RE  1 LI EVE.  t  LOOKOUT FOH IMITATION8 AND SUBSTITUTES. : THE.QENUINC BOTTLIi  BEAHS THE NAME,'  , PERRY DAVIS & SON.  ��'��/��/%/-��'��/��y%,H'%/��/��!^_i/_L.*/a.e  #  bit!  BOOTS   ^"d   SHOES  Giant   Powder  Fuse   and   Gaps  HAY    and    OATS  FOK DKVKLOPKI)  MINING   PROPERTIES  IMEAST KOOTENAY, B.C.  WRITE   TO  Glias.   Estmere^  Mining and Stock Broker,  Kimberley, 15. C.  For Salo In Kimberley.  TWO 'M.tOOMEl') .. IfOlISI'', I(i.\_;l.  ���\y��i.ml SIkmI Nxioi lion ���Ihnim.! (ioillilc  hiuirdi'd , mpiiI ]iii|i(!r(;(l 12x2-1:. . Kcnctj  |kihIs iU'iiiind I.lji! Idl. wiltei' ldid. (in, $IA  wiii't.li (if (jnnl w'ikkI on lln: 'ground, M  liiiiis. 2(1 cliickcns and 2 roosturs.  Ti.'i-ins vi.-i-y ruiiKonahlc. -Easy insl.'ill-  ni..ni .-.yslcin.    Apply lo .. ��� ,  .        ItlOAhE ^ ICLWKLU  l''(nt Sluulu or Kimlierley .  DILSE &CRORTS  CONTRACTORS  : ������'��� ;.   .-"'   ��� ":; ���'   '��� .���',.' ������  ������ '.. .��������������� -'r   ' ���-  All   Kinds   of   lirick   and   Stone   Work  BRICK and .LIME, For. ��al(\ PLASTIRING Promptly Done  Iw. COHN  TAILOR  AND IMPORTER OF '  FINE WOOLLENS  Rocky Mountain Avenue  Fort Steele, B. G.  GEARY  &  DOYLE.  Liveru,; Feed & Sale Stable,  Port Step.lc B.C  Fteg-ular   Daily.. Singe'. ineet.3  all  iraliiH al Port. Steele Juiiclioii.  SADDLE & PACK HORSE?'  TEAMING OF ALL KINDS A SPECIALTY

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