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 T.ibi ai \ of Leg A-_  r  * ��  f ;Deyot6(l,itof-the uphuildiB&f ?\ i? &  -i* 'liivw .i'^"-^-���*?���&���& I  _>*-r.*U-r*-��AW ���>*���* ^.Ja-Sv  i ^ OF    . OKT   STEELE.  at.      "9 "ft '.  t'"* lll<Jpp(      lepit    Pll    Politics,     jfe  B   -'ti %  "   r       1. tit $K  ���''      *��''����-**5"     1f-T  "*��-#��������#"��'#***��**���  ���*>   ���a r  vv;.' * *  -.'J       ^iJ^cTfr^?]^!  JJ.JIC , |-4    rj tV^-?'  ��... _*=._-.,. - ~*.K.t��*cr<. N.vMjurf.,n^.iw��w-w..��.rvrririfcrvw.  * ��� .   B~ *  .   ��* -*-f J*.   *-* * \ "ri        *  ����� ���- *  # v   '    I ��  j-   THE   PROSPECTOR   CON-   #  * ��� *  *  *  ��  TAINS ALL PUBLIC NO-  '.j?ji~;u  ___ j^-JTJCES AND GIVE_SrTHE .  -> ,     ��, LA.Tfc.ST TELEGRAPHIC  '      V AND LOCAL,' NEWS,,','.;,.'  *     ,���.|    <      < ���   <        *  / '  Vol. G.  2vSs3-34i  f**  !l-  c^&OTR*73 sSbBXj!^, 13. C, vSAVotLdAT,- SBFTBMBBR 15, WOO.  ..I   -...r -  No,;S%.  -/        'I I  ' ' i* *   '  New / 'vertisements To-Qay  -r  j^Nolli (���J.c ii  S McLi an  C  n Gilpin  Itnss  l"il,i  4  4  4  W ldnmere District i, j[ ffj  C M I Vop bits a shaft house  and cab'is built on tho Silver  Ciowu i.'. >up c.l niilies and hopes  to make shij)inent belore navigation ol tsGs  Woi'v will beconiiuued all win-  tor oh/tjiUPaitidise gr6up�� ��������� 5  The "���>   000   appropriated   for  tlio T(p!j\    reek toad,   according  to the Oi   crop, will not be uear-  rly enouu'i to finish it  Placer Gold.  3<'ir mention   wwr'niaUe  .ivpI   underlying  Fort  containing   gold   en;,  I    ,   ,fe  Lasi  oi   the^f.  Steele a  ough to ] >y lug reliinis  same is. jpliable lo the ' whole;  district v ieie aunforoifs.-.-gravelj  is louiid. hero seems to ho no  limit Lo ti .3 an,omit oi giavel in  this mliii i.y in tact it is in evidence m' v tlie month ol all  stieanis i sing in the main range  To be ' ie in handling this  'ffiavol.ej , xjnsiye'planls1 un'iKt be  lnstaireiWna the-Avork done-on a  large sc. 'u it is within Lhe  range o' probability that at  some tui ie tune LhitM will be  done li las been cai ried on in  southei u \ lalio and eastern Oregon will-, ;reatsuccess,-although  devices Ji ,, saving the tine gold  have not een perfected On the  Snake ai '. lower Columbia river  nuiuerou dredging plants ha\e  been in iperatiou for many  years, w 'Ie lesults have not  jeen unci   public, the  presump-  completed at an eaily date ft is  also within the lange oi pos-abil-  ity, th.it the Great Northern will  also build a road to connect with  ,the Crowjs Nest, lmerin order llo  ^ejilh&coal Uroise on its^Aton-  taua divisions Another yeai  will undoubtedly see great changes m tbeFort Steele district uid  iii three years at least thoie will  be a number of ilounshmg towns  between flie Craw's,,JJesi>- line  aitd^he mam-lu\e"Ht Goklen"*  There is giealer possilul'lies  for the'valley of the Kootenay  than any other section of the  Province, there are large aieas  oi line agricultural lands upon  which cereals and root crops e  nough caiTbe gfowii"~Ttifsnypl'y  the needs of a large pqpulat'on  for many y&irs. 'JJhis la'adchtio^  to the unlimited raineiakiesoni-  *���'*-*  ces, will make this section on.- oi  MfEMfOItlA-L SERVICE  the^uipst .Ja^oredjiar-jm-M.! m en i  BIG STRIKE OP IRON ORE  Activity In tho Sand Creek Countiy  Charles Eslmere, v\uj  lelurn  ed from Sand creek on Tuesday,  reports a strike  o(  consuleiablo  (>   t a-        i -    %���  ljnportance at tti^head 3f ��l{ig  S.lnd creek A discovei y of  lai��e bodies ol iion oie ^.is ie  cenlly made and has caused qnuo  a stampede to thai section Mr  Estmere says the \en c.ii. be  traced for tour milesand that il  will inanjtaijii jjfauiform^yidtljjnfr  eight   Jeef^Thd8 oro'iJ- lngli'  Zii Honor of the fLate  Captain E   C  Parkoi  A sjiecial meeting ^as held <u  ji JlTi Impci Ml ,hotel"'on\WediK'^-  'dd) evening lo make .mange  ments U>r lioldina memorial sei -  vices  in   honor  ol the late Cap  tain It.  (J   P.u kei*     Thoiewasti  i ��  large .ittendance, rK  L   T    Gal-  bi.nth was cpilled   to  the  chair  '^ ^coiiniiit teej.'onsisting'j'jf H- Jj.  'J1 VJalbr.titVj,  Ylev  (J* A   Pioeu  liiu, T   T   MoVittie,  E. .J   Cann  J >A   ll.li vey and J)r   Uralt weie  ap])ointed  10  lake   charge   and  m.iifo an.uigoinents Jur the  ser  vFcCs 10 be held in lhe Hand hall  uii,.Moi)dd.v,��<Hruiiing     .AlWeter  ans^oi  Xho   lin])piial   at my  and  navy. O   A. R    and  any  pthers  who have- seeii'sei vice are  spec  "l " >  laliy mvited to1 bo jneseiit*  ltiffis to  be rlioped  that   evoLy  4x J'*-* ----     - ~  bln-Mvili attend  iii ms by affidavit the statement  made lecenrl^ by Alr-s .1 Coi'bett  tlj.'it the fight between Coi bett  and McCoy, which took- place at  Madisofil "'Kciuari"' OarSeu, ' on  August -3rd was a fake Mrs  McCoy chuiges liov husband  with having sold out Ins fi lends  in the fight.  KRtTGER FLIES TO HOLLAND.  Attention Veleinns  All veleians, oi   lhe   rmpen.il  army, and <J   A   K   ate   iocjik*sI-  ed   lo  attend   the .Memorial t>er  vices,   10  be held   pi I  the Ojieia  ���^    -1| - ���      .-��� if I  Hou'so  on1! .VIonBayf ove"nmg,,;*iii  honor ol lhe late Ca])t,nn P.nkei.  Broke the Record.  jr New _Yo^Kt, Sept    1 fl ���A. re-  'iiiarkableVun on th'e part'of "the'  ,steainei    Deutschland    and   the  steamoi    Kaiser    Wilhelm   fder  Giossewho leit   New   York  to  gether,     was    completed    this  morning     The Deutchland came  out several hours the winner be  sidps lowering her' own   record.  She made  lhe 'passage  111 -five  days, live hours and 38f minutes.  The Kaiser Williehn der  Grosse  made the passage  in  live  days,  17 bonis and I'd minutes.  THE CHINESE MflX-UP.  Political Arena ,  Mi J 11 Senlker 01 Vancou-  vei was inlerviewed in Olt.uva  concerning the jiolitical situation  u> tlie jvest t ,iJi Sfcseiilkeib, slated  11 ti\ the lllliera Is 'are Js'nre*,J'1 o '"rota in   the    seats    in   Vancouu'i,  grade carrying 00 % iron aud   is , r,  said to carry ,S> m gold,  1,1   Ihe New Westminsle, and Kootenay  1 it has been piofitablo  k has been loontmued  Tn  California  tion is th  as the w(  year alte>   year  the methi  1 has  been  eminently  "succosslin  ,. . *ThoreiiJi e;\ve-Jiavfele.verycrea'"s^  'On. f-a 1 sah 1 ve   bat it. will   mvthe  ^'tutuiebe  me  oi, the  important  ���^-industries of East Kootenay.  M4t'si*-' "i$ �� *  Moyie  The }oec pie of Moyie are con  ssiderably   >lated  at having .one  oi the bii. amies of the continent  and well f .ey may be  The   A   rora    is   ajiother   of  Moyio's n iiies which  is* attract-  fefaii- fco>  entire distance, the ore is, solid  between walls      ,  Dan Hayes and Joe  Fourn per  have been working on one pi op  eity.alJ summei and-have run n  j-^,%.^. 4��v-> st.*/-^ Tr^"- ���-   *  tTmyeXaOJeewbesidos.. numerous  open cuts, showing the vein to  be_continuoiis_across -these -1 wo  .claims  Tnere is a,movement lo get Mr.  Bostock to 11111 as a iiovei-nment  cuiclidate ior Yictona Mr  Senlkoi ]n edicts lhat Bostock  and'his 1 mining mate will" carry  thaiSc oiistitueiicy.J f ^ s. ,- . ^  ���J'M-gs-tis^Prior and Earle? the  sutmg u members J.or Victona  City jwerq, lenomnialqcl  b\. the  rancu to Witlidiaw From   Pekm ���  United States  and Japan  m Line.'  Lonclon Sojit 11 ���A despatch  to .1 news,agency from, Nagasaki  Japan, savs-*it is reported'theie  thai 'the Dowager Empress oi  China has been captured by the  Russians at .Tohol  New York, Sept. Ll ���The Che  Foo-Taku cable was oppned for  international (toriespondence- to-  'clay"ist" The'1-' courier4* service "Ije  tween Tiau I^u and 'Pokin lias  been suspended.  London, Sept tl ���Prance has  ioi m.illy adhered to the Russian  proposal to withdiaw from  Pekm Similar action, will be  t.xljcen on^he part oi tho United  'States and? Japan,-Nwhile per{  many will hold oiftu'iftil Marshal  Waldci'see ai rives in China  ing atlenfun. .ind'it bis  ore" 111 the lower tunnel of the  Blue Grouse, the turinel is now  ni 200 feet,   ^h-i,     *, ._���.    -., ^  Beckenndge it Lund, two uell  known contractors, who recently  bonded the Waterfall claim from  Langley Bros, have started work-  on the property.  'Society  one of the mines of Moyie gives  promise oi being a big producer,  with further de\elopment      ,  Demand-for Mining';Property.'? "  The is a gieat demand ior  mining pi ipemes which show  .any amoui ' of development A  gentleman .vho was recently in  Spokane s.ys "rI kmo is any  amount oi money ior investment  in develop d i>ro]ieities or jjrop  erties \vhn 1 have iudipationsi oi  becoming , 1 odncors "^''Prospects  are not 111 demand in. iact.it is  impossible ,0 place them, bul jf  any one c m show up-"a/i go"6di  chum 111011 > loi its purchase is  obtainable. ,, ,,. i^��� ',    ���^i���  - There ' we seyoial ' nSiiiing  claims 111 this vicinity which  will bear >��� spc Lion and il the  properties veie brought beloie  the mine 1 'Osiols, there is no  doubt but- i])ilal cjaii be'enlisted  This is a i eat country. andv we  should no J allow -your ^mining  properties lo lemain unknown  The. Famous Le R01  Late n oris from Rossland  are to the e.let t that the Le R01  can be r.n ''ed .is'one oi "the 'b'lk-  ge&L mii'us in the world, it has  been dele' uined that (he 010  bodies "hi c 1 t gi eat, extent, and  trom win1 is known there is  $J00,000,0, ) \\,)''lh ol 010 which,  allei mini <-$< ii eighty Mid tieat  ment, will v'leld.a-'profit oi ��3J, ;  000,000    'i'no Railroad     r  The ni lo, mat ion lcgaidmg the  Fort Steel, and'Golden  lailwa*,  is the best news which'has| been  iccencd loi some time." The Coal  Company is full> alive to the ne  cessity of the nn mediate ,constuc  tionof the load, and'ifmay cause  11O kiirp'ris^ if^sur-veys'are  commenced   al   once  and] the road  Bridge,.Across the St. Maiy's.  ^It fs�� to be hoped that the Mm  .   ��5Pfcv*       "^ J). Vi ^ /> ��  'igfei^fpi Lands/aiictv-AVorlrs will  lifeedtthe request oi^the people oi  PfOrtjglteele,-aahd order the bridge  BS.JJLJ.     ��,    Htkl. T1J*^ fi( ������  built acioss the St "Mary's j-iver  near this place This bridge is  one of the iiiosj needed public  improvements, and ftlfe";, wishes  qi" our ped'ple'sho\iid not^be lg  n'orea^ While^ alsfear figures  have been given, parties who  have had experience 111 this  w'ork^estimatejtho costpyatsr li mn,  ��.1,000 to S3,500.        (f Bx, >Jl .11 k  A Republican Sweep.  Portland, Mo , Sept 10 -Maine  v/ent Reinibljqaif by a la��ge']ma-  /oiity, the entire stale lepubli-  can tiek-et-was elected "RcUfriis  hom^'^O^iwns gpvi,ot Udl.'aop  .lV<'^,rLoid, clem   c.:id.l>n2    '"It  is estinialed that the  .-,��� -* -1  majOiity will be abou  t     '".Iv^.,.   .  republican  Ji'.'l.-ps  Good Roads Association  Editok Pkospuotok    >       ,  i ����� ffi r1 B   <���: Bl   : 1 r i* v' v c w,>  o    At a general   uioeima oi  the B  C Inland Boaid oi Trade  held at Kainloops on the evening  of Puday,  August dlsl.   it was  unanimously losolved  that  this  Board .take the initiative in call,-,  nig a Convention, to be  held   at  Kamloops^a't 30i,i  m   on Thurs/  d<u,   Soiitember. 272lOansl.,7 ior  the   purpose.;-of ,, organjiziiig^^a^  Piovincial Good Roads Association    You are earnestly requested   to   attend  Ihis  Convention  Airangemonts are   being  made  ior reduced transportation rates  Kindly notify the'undersigned  at your earliest convenience as  to yon 1 ability to attend  or not  Youis Jaithiully,^,,,   r ^ > j  I   5  /{ E rgiiVpPiiAits'iJi  Secictai v fnland Boaid ol Trade  ;& -Bs *'i ~i Mining-lNoteist *? ���!- *'~ ^  Somco'iPoi tine qualityp'was  recei"od liom Skookum Cliuckt*  This districtis coming to the front  aud'bifls f air to attract muchat-'  tention 111 the near future '"; "t  One hundred and fifty aons-\of  ore are being-^fak.en 'daily^Jrom  the"01d"Ironsides and KnolrHill-  mmes neai Grand Forks " >;  The>Athabasci mine near Nelson  yielded,'? 17.000, last month, the  stamp mill ciuslung 430 Ions of  ore.fj-jj  OneHhousaud tons of 01 e were  hauled over the Kaslo & Slocan  i ail way to Kaslo during the  month of August  C Buckman packed a large  amount of .supplies to Perry  creek on Thursday  A pack train with supplies  left Sleele on Thursday lor the  Star group of mines  He   Takes   Bullion   Witl* Him ���His  Wife to Follow ���Geneial   French  ,    Heavily Eng-ag-ed -* .    .$*  'V        1"      '      t y * %   \       * -    z  Spcci.U loTHE PltClv-Fhtl^lKr  �� t,        \ s       k  Londoii,    Sept    13 ���All   the  morning pape* s publish sketches  ol   Mr    Krnger's  extraordinary  career     The extiacts comment  upon his huinilating and  undra-  matic exit  w'hich   is .uuiversaHy  regarded as less,i)efplexmg''ihant-  and therefore iiruferrable to cap  ture     flis ilight with the bullion  is regarded as a pulling and   undignified  end   to   his   late  pio-  tentions  Dr. Leyds when interviewed  affirincd"tihat - lhe South >'A*i rica."  war  would/not   b��  affected   by  \i i1^ j4 l  President ^Krugei 's ^departui-e  for Holland;! he further asserted  that as a last lesoure'e the Boers  wpuld^pi-obably. tra'k into German Damaraland  London, Sept  18 ���Lord Rob  eits repoi'ts iiom   Machadodoip  under date  of  Wednesday  Sep  tember L2, that General   French  was   heavily  engaged   that  day  with the-Boers in the hi 1 Is'invest  of Barbertoh. ,and   that   General  Hutton had gone to his support  Ex-President Kruger has  wired from Lorenzo Marques to  his wife asking her to lollow,  but she canuot owing to ill  healtKTA /[',  ) ^  A lengthy list of returning  Canadian soldiers who sailed  ii 0111 Liverpool on the Dominion  steamship is published Mr  Burdett Coutts, M P entertained ther Canadians and Austral  lans at his home beioie their de-  oi the vein commenced :by 'inning east and west, cross tutting  the vein. The e.ist drift is  now  in  40 feet, and the west 3' ieet,  the quartz sho" ing values    It is  estimated that this vein has ovei  30 feet of solid   quartz,   besides  a  large  amount of ledge matter  which   carries   gold   111  paying  quantities, lhe p lystieak 11 is estimated \\ ill J ie, fully   (i"cl<et   111  width wlien tlieYoot  wall is on  countered. The Company is coiv  turning work   on   IliP   Running  Wolf, in fact this   work-  will   go  on until the   ob|"Cti\e   point   is  reached   Tlieie is no corporation  111 East    Kootenay,    aside   fiom  tho   big   producing     piopcilies  Jv\ Inch are doing so much   svsfe-  ,matic development pis the Koote '  nay Peiiy Cieelc Co   1 he com in  ny is showing their faith 111   the  countiy   by its woiks, and up 10  the present time ha\e spenl (���nor'';  inous sums 111 develojiment  A STRICKEN CITT.  Galveston 'in 'Ruins.���Flooded'and  Storm Swept.e-.Ihousands T  v "are Drowned j  _=__     -V  ATGIJT  OF  TCniiOR.  One o'f'-tlie' most"Ja1w?ul?-'litrage-  dies of modern'times has Visited  Galvestonr  The waters" of-rtha-;  '   ' ''^pf1 f.^    r'i r i  gulf and bay" met," c&vermg the  'sland irom' a depth of six to  twelve feet. Quriug theisu'dden  flood anK)^_tjerribie_-,5tftrj0 _w*as  pa1ture  t.*  \s}rti&  .% Lorenzo Marques. Sept lH-^it  is leportod that President Kruger and several Traiisvaiiroiticers  vvho.are here,'wilH"sailf forljBu-  ro]>e on September *21, on the  German steamship He"rzo>g! ,!?���';  t , ��� - t,-     ������* fosw*-^ '4-   '  Englandpregai'ds the  lligbf  of  is   an   early   liuiSh   to  hostilities       _ __   |Sp<  5 r  j'tvi  American miJitaryfattawbtK'5i m  the Transvaal have been  ordei  ed home    \  CHINBSE MUDDLE . ,    >  Kruger  BRITAIN DECLINES TO LEAVE.  Russia   Schemes    to    Oet    Gfimany  in Line  Special idXiij-. Kuotift^nou  London: Sepl~'(3'���Gieat I'.nt-  ams' reply to the Russian piopo-  sition for the evacuation oi Pokin  was sent two days ago, 'and as  the associated press toiecasted,  Great Britain declines lo ovacu  ate prior to leceivingguai.intees  from the Chinese government  ior their fulfillment ol certain'  conditions The Russian government firmly .idheies lo its-  proposition to evacuate Pekuf  and continues to chensli the  hope that Gei many will end by'  agreeing to it and thus induce  Gr^at Britain to lollow Russia  htnvever. recogni/.cs the impossibility of lhe allies leaving un^  less the OhiRese government 1111-  ��-+i      ,l-i"   -*f '."'ft'i'i' '1".7- l jv1'^' ,      ,  mediately, enler��'i,he city, iso that  there should'noi  be  .111�� interval'  1 aging, the wind blowing  about  males made l3y renrible jiersons  who-havn-qnst-come- from Gal^  veston IV is' believed'that not less  nra'n'l.irifrj'incl'possibJy ."JOOOpeople weie n\owned' the wounded  aie' nufnpiousr-*l,,The 'lbss of  prdpeity is"i'rrbpaia1)ie,"the 'loss  of lifo'is'appalling   '"���' ^      ��  The wio'6kbf'Calvesf6ri[,Jil is  believed wa's'b'io'iSglit Ubbul"b'y a  tempest ^'so ''Merriblb'" iha't no  words c;in '.ide,ciuately"'de'sJcribe  its intensify;" rind"'by"V flood  which tinned lhe/city''iritoJavrag-  ing sea The'sform oegan ahout  J '6'61ock*'k'Saf'nfda'viJ nl'ofning.  Pievious'to thaf'fa/;grcal 'siform*  had beent'riig'ing in th'e gul,f,f,'a'nd "  the  tide"was Very  high ' ''The  without??! govern menH-  jvPaiMS^Sept. t,J.-  Al  With Aniencan Cool  t Bremerhaven, Ireland, Scpl  11���The ships oi the Bntish  channel squadron aie now here,  refilling their bnnkoiPs with  American c,oal Jioin^thc colliers  ch artered byl 1 h e a'd m 1 ra 11 v  Lord Minto at Rossland  / 1  Rossland,  'B ��� C ,   Scpl    10 ���  Lord Mmto, governor geneial oi  Can;ida, and paity-.Vrrived   here  this evening.   The Rocky Aloun-  tain/ RangeiV,   ihe miners, c a r-  ponters"  and  olher  unions  met  the paityaf the dejjol with   two  brass  bands,   Mid   the   visilois  weie     escorted     thipugh     the  .stjcwis, v\/ikii weie jrt ,g;ila ci.iy  alt'ire, to the icsidcncc ol Go\ci  nor Macintosh, where Ihey   had  dinner   AJIci duiliei a leceplion  was held iu, M11101 s'   Union   hpill  ^ v J 1  which was attended bv hundreds  oi enthusiastic citizens  ���Tomonow the pai ty will \ isit  the leading mines, and m (he  evening a banquet will be given  Lord Minto at the KoMp-i.iy'  hotel. The party will leave here  Wednesday mpruing for the east  As Others See XTs  ,-, The- Fort* Steele sPros'nectOr'  lf.ts Been 1 educed Irom  eight   to  tour-pages    -The- Pi ospeotor -is  an excellent papei ;but_likemany.  more    has   been, -grang   inore  than the p,ition,i��ei accorded  it  warrantedv I '< The ^Prospector'as"  a loin ]>agc paper is a credit  to  Foit Sleelo^and   Eiist Kootenay  in general���Foinie Fiee Press  The   Fort    Steele   Pio&pocfor  has been cut down to foui pages  from eii^ht     Tlieio is no use 111  <i>v ing people ^1 on ioi lour bus  oi' six bits loi 40   cents,   which  the Pj'ospccloi- -is, still doing-sr,  Crauhrojok.;'H.o]'iiJd:.i t v^  1   <��.  1 sv  -" Tlie Fori SlSfcle Pi,ospeclor  lias I'peen' cut down in si/e fp a  seven column folio Tn this Mi  As li Giace, the imblishur has  made a wise move The paper  was loo huge ioi the aniount oj  suppoit if was louPivuig���Moyie  Lcadei  Boaid ot T-ir1" Mpotinfj  All ad |oui nod I-! <ud ol Tijdo  meeting will be held this, Satui-  dav evening al ^'��( lo( k. ,d the  olliceof Boa I" A P.lw. II. a full  attendance is 1 eqneslcd. pis 10-  poilsol lhe ( ommil tees qjpoint  ed .it the Us! un oting will be  iGCeived  AccuEod by Kis Wito  New    Votk,r   l-xu >t. (i U'-r-i\Ji s 1,  ]Soi in an f-ielb5'. wile oi  Kid  Ale  Coy,   in.- an. aiiplication  for divorce   from  her  husband,   con-  On Weaver Creek.  Joseph Walsh -just returned  liom-.jWeaverTcreek where he-  h.isMietm clolng assessment on  muiiug_claims in-which-he-is-111  .teiosted, vtho wp^k_has been  jkine] on the'Little Meg, "Peerless  Southern Cioss, Edna, Mont-  sorrat and FintehelL  Considerable work has been  done on these claims in the past  and aie showing up well with  tho piesenl woik. A consider-'  able amount of development  work will be done this tall on.  some ot tho claims.  Mr   Walsh went out  to   Perrv  cieok  on   Thursday,^ where   he  % ~i ;'laas"-ldiriti fneri'euiplo'yeJ'clevelop-  nig some claims at^rtne  head 01  loca-  Prmce  Li   Not 1 Recognized''by   tho  Powers 11  Taku, Se])t 0, via Shanghai,  Sept ^ 12.��� The 'expedition ''to  Pao ting-fu will leave on Friday  jt is made up, oi two regiments  ( avalry, a battery oil horse aitil-  lery and 300 infantry of British;  Italians, [ 10db:^,Japan8sei-i3OO,  Russians, 300: Americans, 500  A correspondent of the Times  .says, "that the military parade  through the imperial palace was  a Russian triumph.'   '     t '  The fact has been estaolished  beyond   reasonable   doubt   that,  there was no looting by  American troops'at Tiehtsin'  ,     (ie 1 , j'-'    '   'i'    'i      ��� 1 *   -  i   Li, Hung Chang has  not'been  .recognized as a plenipotentiary  bv r the ,United>States,,,noiywill  he be taken to Taku on an Amer-  I J   ���,        I 1       I     J, V.        G    I  ican warship ��       1  Until the poweis recognize  Prince"Li, America will ignore  him Other poweis are silent  on the subject.  tile'creek near' lhe  recent  fions ot Munroo.'and Rllers.  The Blue Grouse 1  .-  7     * )t \  lielerence has , been iniule  elscwheielo the strike in ,the  Blue Giouse claim on Sand  creek* William Langley returned on Wednesday find confirms  the rejioit, he hi ought back with  hiiip some fine specimens ol gray  pind ivacouk coppoi The strike  was made m the cioss out tunnel  ^00 feet in Mr Langley t savs  the ledge at this point is fully :T>  feet'wido with- an oie chute of  between ten aud twelve feet At.  the lace of tho tunnel a<! vertical  depthioij '150 ieet is Attaaued.*,  Mr Langley believes he h,a>, a  mine and that with further development it will be all right.  St   John's Church of England  Service every Sunday evening  at 7 !'0 ji. m  On the  fust  Sunday  oi   each  month  service  and   Holy   Coin  munion at 11a   m.  Rev  C   A   Pko(Ji*nii:k,  Viciu  I'llCSUVTHKIAA'   CUUIUM1  Chi istian so) vice will be conducted in the Piosbytei 1,111  Church by the Pastor Rov ()  McK Reid. B A eveiy Sabbath  evening al 7 .10 Thoie will also  be a service e\ ery other Sabbath  morning at 11 o'clock Sunday  School pit J" pi m  All are welcome lo 0111 services  France  wiill  yield no advantage, and willruof  abandoiiyvdll*��territory   to   thei  Chinese   1 B  Japanese tioops hav e captined  Prince   Chmg     in   the   wesfein  hills 20 miles irom Pokin        "  t      t '       1    1�� "  Li Hung Chang can  tuTveUlo  1     1   t   -.^ 1 ^  Pekin, protection will be allord  ed him. an nnpeiial edict ap  pointing,him as an onvo,> pleni-  potentiary with full discietion-  ary .powers, luis been received  byitlic^allies   i'-',  Telepjraph Brevities ~"  j; Relje��,irom 4Englandv 1 aiid^-.the  United States is pouring into  Galveston'     ' "-   '   * ���i"'1J*-'-~  Tt is statedttnat Galveston has  been practically ruined foi all  time as ,1 consequence of the  flood , -  C J Sealer. 91 Galv.eston. who  was Visiting"- Colorado",   lost   21  relatives   m   the gulf storm ca  lamity^       ^ _,  Z  A special cai containing Duncan Clarices female minstrels' w as  wrecked in Tennessee, nine members'of the troupe 'were "killed  rand six injured    '  The big storm 1 cached Toi onto jit midnight,   did    very.-1. little  damage, and then   visited   Mou  Deal and the maiitine provinces  It is stated tnat &5 persons  were killed in the wiock of a  train enioute to Galveston fiom  New Oilcans on the night of the  lerrible storm"  No Fftpr  At Cranbrook  Cranbrook', Sept    11  Editoi Prospector  Dear Sir   Will you   kindly   ;il  low   me   thioipgh   yoipi   pajiei to  announce to Ihe public  that  the  ' 1  pioposallo hold ,H , C'ra>ibi:oo|.  on Se)>t IMth .ind '.Tith ,i(Mincial  Agiicultui.il and Ind11st1i.il Ti\  hibilion has been pibandoned ow  ing to lhe failure to'secuie iail-  wa.virates sulisfactoiy to 0111  Association  On Perry Creok  The vein which was recently  encouuteied 111 the long tunnel of  the Pearl claim one of the Kootenay l'eiry Creek Co's properties,   is  showing up remarkably j after Monday, Sept. J.7.''     This  Yours etc A. W McVitlie,  Secretary  "   i. Miners'Strike  The formal annoiinccmeiit of  the Union Mine..Workers is as  follows "Do uot wait for, any  further, notice to * strike, but  Cease 'woik 111 a body  on  and  well. Woik on the tunnel   piop  er has,  for the time being, been  suspeuded, and the. prospecting  document calls out 142,000 mineis  working in the coal fields of  Pennsylvania. .  wind came frbm'th6 ho'rllK "and  was in dnect   opposition '/6'the  loice   from   the gull, while'^lhe  stoi 111 111 the gulfpiled the, water'  from the bay,, on tlie,bay part.of -  '^V/V-'   /."''''.,. .'*,<'. /*  By 3 o'clockjlu* waters ofr the  1 fJ    ' '<l    '    (,'       I. J  111 .    -       ,'C  gujf and,bay mpt,r(#nd,(jby,sdark  the phtir'o city, \vas, under .water,  to go out into, the,street was Ao <.  court death ,,,The wind was then  at cyclone ,velocity,^ropfs;i qis-  lerns. portions of buildings, tale-  graph poles'and walls weie fall-   "  ing,   and*!the1 noise of thej windi;  and the crashing ot the'buildmgs  aviis terrifymffiiiy the extreme'. ����� .,  The .first report ot the' appall-. -  ,mg dihastei;,which-has --stricken -  the city�� of 1 Galveston . do > not   '  seem ?to-'h.ivei  been TOagnifie'd.  The stricken city is in imminent  danger of a> water .famine,   and  stienuous ettorls are^being made  lo .supply the sufteiors'  ��� All the^liiige ships'of Uho pity  were unavailable     > '       ��> '���'-> 'i  At the forts nearly all the  soldieis are reported .dead, they  have been in^temporary.quarters  winch gave them>'no��� protection  agaiustithe tempest and flood.'''  The bay front.1 from end-to end <-  is in ruins, nothing but the  pil- t  lnguind the wreck'6f great wAre-  houses remain   -l1 j/'   .. ���j^iuu.  f  ���   The life-saving station' at'Fort  Point 'was   campd" aw'ay.*-i Ctiev  crew being swept/across the'-bay  14 miles to Texas-icity.'  "Steamers were torn from 'their���'moorings and stranded in the bay.'v  An appeal to , the^'Presidenfc  foi assistance met with a t ready  1 espouse! ancT relief Lworlc is vvell  under way, th'e' Red Cross ' soci  ctv is on IhV'alert'/'aiid appeals  are beirig made to thejieoiile of  lhe United States ' Millions are  needed", and cheeiins* offers of  aid have'been extended by many  cities and 'commercial   organiia  v ,  I'    I I I-. I        I , ,  tions  ������-������ ��� /- c  Pete JLiutner out of Luck.  P. Lutner, whod-econtly came  here from Fort-Steele to starts  laundry, as out,.of luck. Last  Tuesday while unloading furniture fiom .a,, oa.re_aL the-. Lake  Shore -siding ihe. fell and broke  his ankle. Dim lliggin.s reduced  the fracture���Moyie Leader.' "  HiP(fli John Will Not Kosigrn  Monfieal, Sept 11 ��� fi is-,"iaf-  ed here today that Hugh '.John  Maudono/ld iwiJJ nol resign the  Piemier.sliip ol .Manitoba until  the date of the general elections  has hemi announced.  . 1.        i'-.-  Johk L Group Rulocutod'.' *"   '*  Owing to the oversight iii Ve  cot ding I he assessri.etil work/6ii  the John L and   J    H    C.   woll  known mineral claims on  Tracv  Creek^   tho   claims . lapsfed   and  wore rdloca,ted My J   H.iConklhi.*  ou behalf of 1 the company,'under  the names of -the-Sunrise! aiid  Suuset      Mr   Conklin  isJ to be  congratulated upon saving these  properties    for    the   company.  Fortunately it is all right  now  and no one is in j ured.        1 TELE PROSPECTOR, FORT STEELE, fi. C, SEPTEMBER If), 1.0J.  ' ESTABLISHED    lb��3  A.  B. Grace,  PUBLISHER    AND    KDITOK.  THE PROSPECTOR, !������ published  ���very Saturday, and ha* u guaranteed  circulation larger than nn} other papei  In East Kootenay. It is all home l'riitted  and contain* double the new- of anj  other paper in the diMiict.  As. an, adtcrti-ins niedh:in it is nn-  ��� xcelled. '*  Devoted to the upbuilUinp,'ol Kort Stculi- th(  development of the vast iiilner.il resouice-. of  the East Kooienav jninine district  .Subscriptions        * 2 ��0 per yeai  Advertising rates made known o.i application.  Contributions, are solicited from all parts of thf  district, but all matter intended for publication  ���nust have the writer's signature ���  TUIC DKDCD Is kepi on tile at iheadver-  InlO rArtn HsiDcap.'v.nf* of AUxandci  *Co., Suite !���'.. FirsL National Hank lluildine.  Spokane, Wash., whcie conliacts can l>c in.iile  for It.  Thic   Panor  >������*   u��i'1 .".'-!*- ,11  l:* ���c*  I [IIS    rapUI    BAKU'S   Advcilisinn  'Agency. M and 66 Merchant-. KxehiinKC San  Francisco, California  wheic contract- for nd-  verilsini; can be made for it  Thic   Panpr '*��� l!ein ��." "�����iil llir A* Vf"  I Ilia rd(JCl Kim a. (Jo Ni-v.sp.ipcr Ad-  vetisinu Aiseney Montu.il. ��ni-n- contracts  for ptdvcrtlsinK can be mailc foi n  T^l��I- n��� *.n.~ is on -ale al .1. VY.  llllS III ^ei Oi.i1i.hu .\ Co's hook  store, Spokane, Wash.       ��he Inspector.  .SATURDAY, SKPTKMBEK 15, 1900.  STA )' 11777/ PP.  The   peopla   of   Fori    Sleele  ,   .must work together for Lhe com-  -' mon good.    It is  the  persistent  0 man, who wins in the long run,  and so it must with communities.  ." The modest and retiring man  *' *'  must take a back seat, if  not he  , will be pushed from the course  by the fellow bound to get there.  On the same principal com muni-  lias can get what they want if  they stay with it. As the, woman who married the man to get  rid of him. so with governments'  to get rid of an importunate legislator will give   him' what   he  ����� r-  asks.,  ��    i , -t  ' ��� The last meeting of Lhe Board  of Trade wa.s such an enthusiastic one that every person present  hoped that another meeting  ' might be held in a few clays, as  yet'it has not  materialized,   but  1 one will, probably be called soon  as Mr.  Fernie arrives,"- when   he  Jand Mr. Smith will be wanted to  .   attend.  '.     The 'Canadian .Trade Review is  "' an excellent cpinmercial publica-  . .ifoH, but \h the i-ealins of mining  it is awiiy off. There is a-deal, of  mining uewsl'rom Hril'sh Colum-  ' bia published each week buL'asit  is not localized it loses it�� value.  In reading the many items it  ���would be dillicult for a stranger  unacquainted with the country to  know   whether ��� tho   properties  ''montionad wer�� in ICust Kootenay or, Yale.  +. X A  ��� The political pot lias begun to  boil in good earnest, and politi-  cio���� in the different, constituencies are casting about for' candidates, conventions a'r.o being call-  . ed, and the comiug election promises to be a hot one, as from all  appearances the election will be  contested on strict party lines.  The Province has been pretty  . iwell torn up .with local politics  during,the past year,   and   the  .people will no   doubt   bo   glad  when tlie country settles  clown  ��� to business. ���  *    *    *  Optimism is something which  should be cultivated, not to the  degree attained by Colonel Sellers, but sufficient to look on the  bright side of things. It is a pessimist who can see no, good in  anything, he will throw cold water on every project and endeavor to make other people   believa  as he does.  ,      *   *    *  Sullivan stocks are slowly but  surely advancing, there seems to  be a local demand for shares.  The new compessor now installed means largely increased output of ore, and from this out ."i0  tons will go out daily. It, is a  great property and will add to  the fame of the Fort Sleele district.  #*  **  *  FORT   STEELE  '-> &  <?  I  rr  The Mining Center of the District of South East Kootenay  The proposed Crow's Nest and Golden Railway, Recently Surveyed, will pass through  <p  TEE  And    Tap    the   Greatest   Mineral   Belt   of   the   District  Choice Business and Residence lots for Sale  it  Apply to       R. L. T. Galbraith,       Townsite Office:  ^mmmmmmmmmmmmstmmmmminmmmiimmK  ?l'?'SJ?,!j�� 1  N.H ANSON, If  General iVlerchant and  r. Liquor Dealer.  , *       "���.    *  JIS  Headauartcrs  for   Mining   and   Commercial  IYIen  S^: Mpinufacturor of all Kinds of Lumber,"      A large assort- :~5  ���~: ineiit of seasoned Lumber and Shingles always is  S^f on hand. ^  B ���     DIMENSION      LUMBER      A   ' SPECIALTY. ^  |       WflSfl, - - - BG.       I  the B: C, ASSAY & CHEMIGAL    .  . *      %'   SUPPLY CO., Ltd.  733 PENDER STREET.  &      Vancouver,    B.    C      %*  We are Manufacturers and direct Importers, and carry a  large stoclc of Balances. Furnaces. Fire Clay Goods, Scionlitic  and Practical Books. Glassware. Platinum Goods. Acids,  Chemicals, and all other Assayers' and Miners" requirements.  SOLE AGENTS for Morgan Crucible Company, Battersea, Becker's Sons' Balances, Braun's Gasoline Furnaces, Etc.  Catalogue and full particulars on application.  rlJ^J^JULJ^J^^u^nnJ^J-lJ^J^J^JLrIJ-lJTJ^  The  mention  of  his  Imperial army.  service*,   in the  It begins to look as though we  would have arailro.id Ihe rumors  which have been flying about  during the past week soem to be  well .founded It need ' occasion  no Sr.urpri.se if tho surveyors are  ordered into the field within Ihe  next ten d.iys.  *    *    *  The London   Graphic  of  August 25th''contains' a .portrait of  Captain E.  C,:'. Parker who  was j  killed near Watervaal on July iiO  The paper alsb'contains  a  brief  account   of tlie   engagement  in  ���which he lost his life aud   some  There lire three big producing  mines within,the borders of the  Fort Steele milling division,  which must attract atieuiioii to  the mineral resources ot the di>-  tric,;t. and another year will w}\-  ness jm'Pil chpiii're.s  and SCIENTIFIC  TlflRTY-KinTH YEAR.  24 Pages   :   Weekly   :   Illustrated.  INDISf^JMSABLE  TO MINING MEN.  $3 PER YEAR, POSTPAID.  MINING "-Sdentific PRESS  330 MARKET ST., SAlf TRAZCISCO, CAL.  NOTICE.  DAFFODIL  MINERAL CLAIM.  *.iiuaii' ,n Hip l'"on Sii'eli' Mhiliii; Division  of K.isl Koot^'iiin DisnlcL  Wti-ii luraU'il' On IlwcLlclK'H'v Mill, iiftir  M.irlccii-oli  'I'.ild niiiii'c Lli.il I Nell Mel.coil Cllirjlll  f Ak<- iii Un tin- Noitli Star MfiilnK Ci,iii)i.ihv  ('null'il I-" '��� Mini i's i I'liliic.iii' No ii :n .">;hj  .' j. *' Mlln'r ^ ( im llllint.- '-.'., ll  :'.l ... t    UHi'iiil   i'.ii  o.i). ii',,,, ii,,- ilu, inn-.ir ioi,p,i>i\ n< tin' Mln-  IliL JP.touli'i fo, .1 L'i'illllrlili'iif Ilil|)io\|.|iir-rils  fr,i *),. {.iji \i>ihi' nf nPfi.i'iiiiu'., e, i,u ,, (Pi.ml of  Ilu  .,!,.,V i'1,.Ii;i  Mtil itntlii i l.il(. iiiitui llial .iilloti. iiikPi'i  -i-i Lion P7, iiiuk! I,*- i'ii in nn i,(-i ��� I 11.-I oi c ilu-1 ..swam i   of SI,I'll f'-l LllK.lli- ,,f llll|JI,l\,'IIU-llLS  II.II. ll   llll-   .'Pill  ,l.l\   Of   Jill'..   I'..'*l.  .ill- Villi. Mrl.l.Oll CI'llftAN. Al', III  MIN'miAI. AC'I'.  IHIHP  (i'i>itM r.p  f I II I I I'll  All'  o I    IMI'HKVI Ml ".'I*.  All    Modern     Conveniences  r-. x i  i ^ *  FORT    STEELE,   B.   C.  L  I  Large   Sample   Rooms   for   Commercial   Men.  Fort "Steele  Meat Company  FTCESH   and   SALT   MEATS  ALWAYS  ON FIAND.  Bologna  Sausage.  R. W. ROGERS, Proprietor.  Fresh Halibut,1 Siilmon,  Salmon Trout  Butler and Eggs.    Fish and Game in Season.  Fort Steele and Kimberley  lilBiiiloiji  UOWAU MINlilfAL CLAIM..  Sliii.in il In tin I ml Su i'ii- Mliilnr lil>lsloii  or soiuli nn. i icoon n.u nimiii'i  WIii-ii l..i ati tt     ' in liiu lili l.i'i i \ 11)11  iif.ti  Mail, i li I It  T.,1.'* lioin-i llial I NH1 .Mi'l.iotl Cimaii  (Al.'i.lit.for !).!��. Mu n ii. I'i' i: Ml net's ( ri lillt-inr  N'o a (u*,M). Fri-t- Mil,it's rju.i'lilli'aui No i:.-||.r,;:p  inn-nil 1'Jxln.vs fioin tlnr ('inn' iicrcof, to apply to  llie Mining flPui-oi-ilcr for;a, l.'i.'i'tllli-iito of Im'.  |,ri.v(-iii,i.ls. for llir imrpii'si- of olipuiiiiiu.r . a.  Ci-ou-n Craui of tl,.-a!>.A-o t-laiin.  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TllL'llt nP.II-I- lltllll I'I' tvl|,.>t.<]H, HIIC'll HI UlltllV I'.I'W  urm, mi.l l.li; mippily Iuuibi-h itilvi-rtl-if .....I noil ii.h IiIkIi ki-iiiI'.'. ' Wu i-mi fiii-iiliili tl���-i���.  ��� v.-i-. i,I*.-. t.i?rmHpiHHii.)>i-r'i.;,-,.t�� hl'.w<���.,.,.iiln.-. . Wv i|(. ,,..(, KunrniiU'i' i,i.ii-,ra-o���i.  mi-1,,1 11.,-in. . Hl.ldlti; oltni:itlMJ I, lilnrclu of any on., el���, no uuitliir who or Pirn,  l,hi.-,l|i, wrlll. un mill li'tll* Kll yi'll Pll.tv Intu-li wi-i-mi >��iv,! vou I'll Mm Hilltlti Mllc-llllni.  r.vim imam c jft B||V "��� wIutP ->u> .-.-,1, .ih,.|!.(.y<-u i.i u.vu.v a hhpvoi.k iiyiiia-  e,_ , ., , l"''-' ���MHHWt.1. IV Oil I trll,iilliiir��iljil..irii|.��f,.,i-iiHi, li..��-,lii.v��.- ��'i,m-fii oimimiwiii  ii Willi town for tliN iiiiriiww. Vo liuvoHcvvrnl IiuiiiIi-i-,1 si:()o,M> IIA.M. M'IIKK1.H tnl.-i'ii In tniili. wlilcli wu  J..!.V'JK.*3". ."."-.Tf '.I*.1!' "'"-������ 4 "'���� ������"���ie ��lio|��r��rii (uimt.lu�� null 'IW iihkIdIii very uliiiiiii. Kuiul Tor Hancsln 1.1.1.  .. * "l-.IilAIIII.I r> In iiii.fiR-Htloiioil. Wo riift-r tn iinv Piiuilt of IhikIih-huIioiiho InC'liii-iiKo. ornny tixprtmii ur  gilli-i'ii'l comjiany. Wo -WIIP ucnil you lotR'm of i-t-fi-n-lico illicit fruni tlio PiirKvst luiiika In C'PiIcuko If you wIhPi It.  KFNn YlllIR flRriFR <"<l��y. Thlntowpi-lciiaiulUiiiiicaprpliiI ttrin�� orslilpniunt wltlioutilepoHltwlll  "���"I"1    lUWIl   unUCIl Im withdrawn very ��..mi.   f��r-(llvo iiuinoot tl.I.s pnin-r. j��  ���J- L. MEMO CYCLE GOMWHY. OhtomTiu.  Port    Steele  t  Brewing   Co.  FORT STEELE,  B. C.  MANUFACTURERS     and     BREWERS    OF    EXTRA    PTNE  BEER    3g    PORTER  SOLD    ]\Y   THE   BARREL,    KEG   OR    BOTTLED  Hoitled beer for family use a spueiaiiv  OUTSIOK ORDERS GIVEN STRICT 0 PROMPT ATTENTION  satisfaction guaranteed ^j^^ar:  Sick & Mutz, Prop's.  i  li. VJ.BMliVJ,  PiOprietor.  fort Steele; TJJR J'KOoPECTOB, FORT STEELE, B. C, SEPTEMBER l."��, V.W.  ��to tyvo&pzctov.  SATUJU? iY, SKJ'TKAJJIHU Jo, JiRKJ. '  ijfc ��*��. �����?<> ^iScE;*^  S^j55^SR^Ss��Ss^^S^S^s^^^^S^i^^^^^^^S^^^^^^S*^^>^s(  ���JffPS-f*-  ��*���*���##  Letter fr  m Captain Parkoi* to T. T.  McVittie.  Wutervpipil Bridge, July, 22.  Dcai* Turn:���  A] any tliiinks for  your lor.jj- of .JuuoCitli. received  last nil; I. as J happen lo be oil'  duty tin, pifiernoon J take Iho  opporlu ��� ily ol" answering.  r suppose you have'heard thai  -, wo liavt boon ordered to Durban  from Ui   (Jape, from  llienee   we  entraiui  i to  the   lower   Tugela  which w.' forded ;<nd camped   ;u  for a le    days, and I lion starlod  .up  to   '.shown   in   Ziiluland, no  sooner i'.tl we arrive at Eshowe  than wi- A'cre  ordered   bad*   in-  slauM,',' i > Durban,   so" we came  back' by   forced   inarches doing  tho 07 n. los  bad goi  g.  slarled l  passing  country,  Pore,   C -lonso,  Tlie  tri,- wa.s  3*  HOT EI  J  in   111roc  days,   not  g.    From ��� Durban,   we  ,' train  for  Newcastle,  over    some    historical  through    Maritzburg.'  Ladysini Ih  etc.  very interesting,  wrecked   bridges,   houses  walls  etc., ron: tineiHnuch as they had  been lei"', after the various  battles. Fiv.n -Newcastle we marched to Tn ,'ogo the  other  side of  Laings Xok and Ihere  overtook  Bullor's.   division  our objective  point, w ��� have been attached   to  tho 3Dnl l.iigade, under Lord Dun-  - donaltl, *'.id'have been witli  him  ��� ever sin< \ we formed the advanced gnu   I  when  the troops,entered Si. ud'orton, from there we  pushed'o i up to  Orayliiigstadt,  at this ]'l:ice C squadron was detached  f 'om the main body and  sent back* io guard the bridge and  railway :,.nd we have   been   here  ever   si i. -e.    We   have0 one half  battalion   ol' K Royal rifles and  two gun-1 Royal artillery, we are'  "well in11   nched'and prepared  to  stand oil  my amount of Boers.  The bciiidcTS are all around us  but keep .it a respectful distance  ri'om thcgu'ns,   though." we have  ��� a scrap .-very other  day ' when  out pati t ���) ling, our duties are not  heavy/c usisting"  of'patrolling  .the    sin'ounding* country ' and  searohiiiy  the  farm   houses for  _' arms,., w ���  seldom get any arms,  ten 1 tlii   k is our   total' 'number  j so far, but wo make up for it   in  chickens,'" turkeys, pigs and other  small fry   It  is   risky   business  but good fun as jve have to keep  a sharp   lookout   to prevent being cut oil". , Last   Sunday   our  troop was cornered and surroiui-  . ded and \/o had'1, to  take s'heltei  in a Kafl'or Kraal built of stone,  they  sla'od  us  for  a  couple of  hours ai d made matters very in  'teresting   for   a   while,   but we  stood them oil' with  no  damage  to ourselves except seven horses  wounded   and   five   of these we  brought away with us, aud  bagged   three Boers killed and how  many wounded we had no means  of telling, finally  another  troop  ajipeared on the sky 'line   and  promptly   Look a hand when the  Boers clo red off, and  we  weut  back to c nip.   Wo have only lost  one man lei lied so I ir. 13. Ii. Leo  corporal, lie enlisted.,at Nelson,  and   bolo lged   to   number   two  troop, h<{   blundered  right   into  some Boers while  out  scouting  'ioi at close  quarters.  PI. REXIsTEMAN, Proprietor.  . - ������   i.    . <  , -   ' I* . ,  Largest and'Most Complete Hotel In  Fort Steele, B. C.  e   oi  iovith East Kootenay  IX  'MODERN'   CONVENIENCES  Sample Rooms for Commercial Men.  Headquarters for Mining Men.  NOTICE. '   ,  T.il;c noilcc ili.u UuiLy dujs fiom Uiu il.ito  iicteoi  I  inii'iiil to apiilj   to  'lie  ifonoiiiblc  the Cliiff C'omnlissioiior of J.iuiils .unl   Woiks  foi ;i special license toVur iiml c;i i-ry .1 \i .1 v  liinbei from llie folluMiiiK, dcscilbeil  Panels. -  C'oimneiii'in^ai .1 rosiat llicsouili i\eM eiji'iier  of lot, 'I'Jn-ee' riumlicil .mil Sixiv-Tliii e  i.Piiij.  Gioup   l|   IC00L011.lv Disulci.  1 uiiiiliis.'  llienee  11011I1 0110 liunihuil   (IIKI) eliiiins. Llieiici' 'v. ,���-,-.  twi'iuy   (���-'())   Llinins;   llienee     soiuli    iv.emv  l^fl) cli.LiUt.   thence, ^esi iw-nn (in   ei.nin^.  Llienee soulli iwenlv {'ID) ehnins. imvci   wesl  LMOnij (10) oh.mis. llienco soutli urn    .nmilii-,1  and eighty (ISO) ch.litis, llienee c��� ,n,ioutv (Ju)  eliains: llienee norlli fouy (-)()) ch.iins.   iln'nu  eiisl tweniy (Ai) chains: ilu-nco 1101 111 (40) r It.nns  llienee easi 10 uc.l b.ml; ofiSllc' ni'ci-    llienee  up uesi banl.-ol .siuil iive/10 yjupli lmu'of Lop  PI6.i   tlieiice west to* plme ol  licKiiinins     Tin  abovei1eseilbeilti.ielloeoiit.ini one  iliniis.intl  auies.  i ���   DANriSL V   WOTT. (  Uilecl, August istli. llUPii  ���!)     ' ' ���-:'-,  . , /' ' NOTICE. ,.  '1'nke notice that tinny d.iys irom the ilnlc  lureof 1 iuleiul Lo .ippl> lo the lloiioi.t'nhi Llie  Chief C'ommissipnertor l.anils .mil Hrorl;s foi a  special license Lo eul .unl carry nway tiniliei  from the following ilesenbeil liiuls"���Coni-  nienejnpr at 11 post neat pnsl) 1-2 on wisl sule op A  PC. .I.icUson's tiuibi 1 lieense aliout<��iie-li,"il null  uest of west li.ink of Klk 1 Ivei in Pl.tsi li ntiiu-  na.\ lUislnci. liiniiinp.' llicnci ( souih fortj  (HI) chains. tlieiiLO *west roit,\/(jn) en mis,  thence soiuli lifiv (*ii)) ^eiiaiiis -'-.'iirici' .'vesi'  cigliLy (so) chains. Lhoiice 1101 tli eipilir l.s(i)  chains plience'easi foi-tv (10) cli.ilus iliencii'  north iliirty (-'l(l) eli'.'iins; llienee easi eluluy (SOjr  chains'. *, llienee soulli iwentv (tl'l) chains to  plaee_of be^inniiit:. Tins aixive ilewrlbeil ir.iep  to coniaiii'one thousand acies  . ARTHIJK .1   MOTT. ' ,  Dated Aup-'Usl IS. IHOO." ���     , :i=i  Bride Bro!s.  ' SiieiftrteavuHardware  Stoves, Graniteware,  Tinware  Powder, Fuse, Caps  Paints arid Oils.  \ Sheet nietal work of all kinds  promptly executed., ���    * ".   ,  Ki  BERLEY  The Biggest Silver-lead Camp  In the World.  .MlNllUAT. AOT-      .   '  (FOII.M  t\)  UKK'I IKJUATK  OF  I MIMtOVIPMI \ IN  NOTICE.  ���Ji.2*.  BEAR  SELKIRK,   GEM   AND   GREAT  MINERAL' CLAIMS.  , Situate in tho Kort Steele iMiniiK  Division  of South TOast Kooienav District  Where located.^On Huchlebein .Mounl.uii  soulli of and .iiljoininir the Norlli Si.u j.'i oup ol  Inincr.il elaiins. ���  ' yr.il;e notice that I Gluts. ISslmeic. l'\ M (J  u. iPOPri. auenl for A S Ooodevs of Uossiand 11  C Pi00 Miners tjeitilleate N'o l(i,)0. liitcml  sixty days fiom the uate heieof. 10 sipplj lo llie  M1111HSI lieeoiiiei loi- .1 Certilleate olJmpioie-  ineiiis. for llie purpose or nlHaiuiiii.' a. Oiowii'  Grant of the*abo\e cl.uius. ,  Anil lui iher lake notice ihat action, unilei-  section 37, must be coni/ncneed'-bcfoie'iho issuance of such C'ernliciiie of Impioiemenls.  . Dated this ^Jud ila.\ of Auirusl ,1B    I'HIO  '*-  l{�� '.it-  0       ���  ^ - .  -vTo  �����>  '�����  .i��i mcrcial  SCHOOL  BOOKS  AND   SUPPLIES.  The  Latest   Novels,  and Elite.  Stationery���Com  #  *  ��� *  200,000 TONS OF ORE IN SIGHT  P  '  iiiul was ;  A aiul 13  ollioors ;i  1,11 o  liilk-  oitlicr   ,v  know liih  that ho is  ed ��'uesl!-  riding sti'  thai, we \  havobee;  liaviiii" a  Iii tie ligi  been t'-vc.  losing in  several c-  actually   .  present 1 .  lino, two '  one ol 1h ���  they se.'i.  this is on  niiins<',  pi  and in-..),  head lif f-  within 11.  lii'ld's lio  ���.[uadroiis have several  -h  lu  ll WPlv  pind 1  hit. ;n  riniiii  rid in 1  it if I  i.o it,  tllfa SOi.-il.   J  1 1110.11 missing among  is   Captain   Howard  ���1   or   Jilcasdell ' may  wo have since  heard  ,ne oi" Kruger"s wound-  vvhon last seen he was  ightinto a lot of Boers  ���ro i-hargiug, he  must  rattled, I fancy. We are  ������ -ally good time with a  iil- throw in; we have  . itionally lucky in not  ^ 1 ii en as wo have had  -,0 falls without being  ��� lit, and J have at the  . mienb 12 horses 011 the  ' orsos have  been  hit,  ��� 11 in four places, but  not much the worse,  of my own troop. The  Ices it small clean hole  , iho horse is hit in the  .���arcely feols it. 1-was  "\v feel of Jack 1-Jonrs-  ���s(> tho other day when  .1    through   the   neck,  ��� >r noticed that it was  .intil I seen tho blood  ��� wi n'd .liit'lc. who w. s  ���ihi''.':<.''vi'i\havd-iiql::..-ed'  -.0'. ��� '..-���'���Ji.-pJ Ills',������.MenHon'  ilic   getting   11s..'iii   lo  i  pie   ma user  bullet  Prevented a Tragedy.  Timely infoi-inptUoip "ivcn -\li\s.  Gcoi'HO Lou", ol NcwSlr:ii(t,\illi!. Ohio  provoiitod ,;t rlrotulltil ti-.p^etly pmd  sitvod two livos. A 11-1<i 111f 111 coit^li I1.1O  tony kept, hoi- ptwttlcc ovory niiilil.. Hlio  litul li-icd mptiiy reitiuflic 11 ml rloctors  but stoptdily ni-ow worse until ui'<;ed lo  tp-y Dr.1 ICiiiji's New Disi-ovorj. One  liollle wholly 1'iired liur. ,md she write*,  (his iiiiti'voliuib lui'dii'iiie jlIhi rinvd Mr.  Lopil> ol it sevei'e ntlpiek oi I'liiMiiiumiii.  Sncli eiire* iti-e positive pi'oof of tin-  lii.ttehles* niei-il of tlii* tpi'iiiid i-cpued;,  for eiii-iiiti' nil llii-oitl. i-lpi'sl :111cI Ilipil;  ti-oppbk's. Krcry bottle Ktiiii'iiiilcod.  Tihtl bottle IP'l'ii pit, A. V>r. Ille.isdeir*  Orujf Store.  ^  .4^.  ���>*��  ���?Jr  i*.v  ����'  *?5?  A ^Lending  Libi'iiy   in connection witli  the Book Department.  Also  Pishing  Tackle  in . great   variety.  Pioneer Drug flail  PORT  STEELE  A    W   BUlASDELL   C!l':icl��:iteOpitPifioColle<reofPhat'niacy^1  ������ ��*��� ��*�� ����* "B�� ������� �����* -*- "����� >is ��������� "���- ���>��� �������� ��*" "I" "I* *l" 1" 'r>IT "����� Tn  ***!'   *i*   "I"        "   '  FERNIE, B. C.     OLD TOWN.  RPUONOTD ACCOVniODATrOXS  Sample Rooms for Oommorcial Men  -No Traveller Should Pass the Door.  Tho trail runs within ion fool of lhe house. Good  l.pirn tine1 plenty of li;ty and yrain. If you patronize the  Wal dor I you will never rctfi'Of il.  A Pay Roll $15,000 a M��-rttH  y ' 1 , ,_.,,, Kr  \      , ' l 1  <, t -, * - <l ' It   I    ,  Raili^ay Terminus of the :   !  North Star Braiicli. ���[  M  125 Tons of Ore Shipped Daily  Choice Lots $125 to $400  Apply to  ��AUB & ELWELL  Fort Steele and Kimberley,  <>' t i  Sole Representatives.  AND  A.  J<ANOUS��  Proprietor  aud it does not   scare   a   lei low-  half as much as J hit-   iiiiiiffmcd.  in fact we pay little all'-ntiou  lo  them,   but  lhe   '���ponijioin"  is a  most infernal   niachi no  to  turn  loose  at,  pi. man. not :,o much on  account of the doinpi.'.-o il dues as  the row it maires,   one   seof.   the  Toniiiiios lyin^p jirelty close soon  as these open lire.  Kind regards  to ill I of my    friends   pit  Rloole,  and loll thein that ;ill ol" our boys  with Ilio exception ol .lot) Kulloi  who  has   been   invalided   homo,  are in excellent health ami spirits  I hitve not soon a   pptpi-i-   oi   .-my  sort   for many monliis    lion  have frost ovory   ni��ht pipki  KIMPTON   &   PITTS'  VVIN^r.liMEKK ^ DONALD"  rchants  <*�������  Mining sitddiibs a Speciaitu  morning and oveniiiii's   non  wo  ih..'  to  warm.  I ren.ain yours Iruly.  -." E.'C.   PAKKflili.  Minors t;'<)iiii;  s.'iviii.^ IlIK  norl hwap-tl vipi Canoe River Route will Iind it a. \:\rg<\  t-oiii-eiiii'iK-c to procure their supjilies at Donald.  SOLE AGENTS for  (..anion   Steel Company  Windermere, (Jolden :nul Donsild  Mini.n<? Divisions.  Ayents at Wiiidermere for lhe California Giant Powder Go.  Ganadian Pacllic  Railway  SOO    LINE  Kiinidiis and Uiiuqtmllcd  Imperial  Limited  East���Daily Past Train���WiiS'i  \Vil,)i ilii'ti'l rdinn'cliipi;  Sup vici' In itnd fi-inii  Ft A ST  Kootenay 6ount.ru  Kirst ClassSloo.pors on ;ill Trains  Tmirisl (.'iti-h |iiisi Mfdii-lm; Hut lin.il.v  for St. I'iiul. Spiiiird.-iyH fin- XI.in",  li'i'lll und HiisKipi. Xlomliiy,, ,m,|  Tlinrsdnjx fur Toronti).  \V(>ulli(iiipi(l.      Dailv tr.'tin.      IOu'.IIkiiiikI  l(i-l-ri Ii-iivc-  l'"l. Kti'dc Jim.   Ii'iivcs Kl-li;  f'lMiiU'cl-:il Miii'li'od fur f'ulif.n-y j. lid  I'MiiionUin iiml ul Medicine Unl fop-lull  |ioinlM Kpisl. <'iiiiiieetri ul k'<nitcii-i\  l.'tlidiiiLT Tin'.ill pdinl'- in Wisi Kiint-  i'ii:i.\, Slociin iiml r.oiiiiil.'iry dKlrielM,  and for I'aeilie ('opiii ami' Main l.\��K.  imintK \ ia T!e\ el-,l(ike.  I'Of I'itics, tickets and-full infiip'iiiaiion  apply Ui iigiiiiis iit-Poi't Sickle ind I'oi-i  St.ecle .lunetion, or,  W. F. AND'KRSOX   '   K. .1. (::<.)YLK,  T.P.A., Nelson. A.U.P.A.. Vaucouvei'.  Assorted Car of Best Brands of Flour ������ and   Meals,   etc'.  i  Flour, Ptitciit Hungarian and Stronar Baker.  Rolled Oats. Cracked Wheat! Wlieatletts.  ���   i        Cornmeal, Tiuckwheal Flour. Split Peas.  Navy  Beans.   Limpi Roan's. Pot Barlev.  Bran  etc'  Chops     Shorts     Oats     Hay,  Fleetwood Tea. a pure article imported direct'from Coylon  try it onr-o and yon will use no other.  Breakfast   Bacon,   llnnis  and  Fro.-,  Butler and  ,'tfs-  Dry Salt Side Bacon,  POTATOES   ���d   CARROTS  FIREWOOD all lenirlhs to .suit .-ill stoves.  THE   FORT   STEELE  FLOUR and FEED STORE  E. C. MILLER, Proprietor post OFFICE BOX 836.  oods <ju;ir;inteed ami prices  Son  >:���-   All  in orders.  also as horn;; correct.  Now Open  ar  Kitnbei  E. W. Drew  ey  9,  t<��  PROPIUETOK.  ^ THIS PKOSPEC'LvOK. FORT STEELE. B. C, SEPTEMBER IS, 1900  OR;  CREAM  The 'olograph office will be m-  nmved to The Port Si-eele Cig-ar  Store: today Mr. CV .Manslihld  having charge oi lhe same;       -i  The Canadian Pacilic contemplates running a tunnel to cut  ofl ihe swilchback at lhe Crow's  Nesl Pass. The work will probably be -started'shortly,   yj,'     -.  -\li>s Carrie./ Watson returned  from a visit to Winnipeg on-Sunday hiht.       SK  " * . sl'.r/.       , J  Frank McBride who lias boon  visiting friends in Calgary lor  501110 time, returned home on  Sundav.  Al.  A.  Beale went    to   Moyie  - on Wednesday.  Bicyclists, jounjr or old, should citriy  ,t bottle of l*un5ri\.iller m tlioir muIiIIc  li.ins. It eurt's eiits and uouikK wilii  wtindei'lttl qinokin1���.. Avoid siil'sti-  tutes. theiv is but one I'aiPi-ICtUei-,  IVi-n I)a\ is*.    2.jc. and "j(V.  The postoflice department 5-*  putting on a clerk between Nel-  ,S(,m and Duiinioye on tfie Crow's  Nest road. Thi.sWiIE expodiate  the handling 'of* mail matter  a Ion a; the liuo   "  D. Bale ol' Windermere arrived  in town on Thursday  "   'Used in:-Millions'&f Homes���40 Years' the '  _1 standard.    A Pure Cream of Tartar Powder,  Superior   to   every   other  known,._ Makes  *L /delicious" cake and pastry/light/'flaky biscuit^._  ""B griddle   cakes ��� palatable "'and "wholesome.,;.  0 J * * ii\.  R. H.3iouti*/.ambt?r ol.the > Do-  in'inion^ Health - department of  Ottawa and N H Montiz:imbt?r.  his sou, wore reaistoiod ai iho  Imperial w ou Thursday.' Mr.  Momr/amber h.ts been ou a lour  bfinspoctio'ii through 'ho province.  Tlie Canadian Bank ot commerce  (HEAD OFFICE TORONTO.)  F��ald     wp    Capital    $6,000,000.  -.   '"-^B\  Hon. :Gj:o. A. t'ox. JVespdeiu. IJ. 10. U'Auemt, (Jen   Man.  GOLD-DUST PURCHASED. HONG KONG DRAFTS SOLI).  i '  EXCHANGE on all purls ol lhe world bought and sold.  London, Agents-���The Bank of Scotland.  ���  \  Port Steele $ Cranbrook Branches  r x  ..'-/ J. W. H. SMYTHE, Manager.  GRASSICK   &   DEMPSEY.  CONTRACTORS  AND  i  ���    BUILDERS.  Fort   Steele   B.C  Professional.  HARRY   BARR  i  i  Fort Steele, B.C.  * i  General Blacksmith,  HORSE SHOEING,     ,  ft        '  AND J0BBIN6.   ���  I       B     '  Mining   Work    a* Specialty.'  PRICE  BAKING  rOWDEB  CO..  CHICAGO.  ��     1  Note.���Avoid baking- powders made from  alunp.     They  look lik�� pure powders,  and   may   raiie1 the   cakes,   but  alum  is a  poKon and no one lcan. ettt rfood   .  mixed-\\ith 'ft. .without injury,to health. ' ���  ��%�� ^ro0^d:ox\  -7&  .SATURDAY.,.SEl'Ti:.\llSI':iU"). 11100.  J   fLOCAL NEWS NOTES. -  &' -Willie Bleusdell left on  Mon-  ^    day  last ior Montreal whore ho  -    -enters McGill university. Pie will  '      study hard ' for   the   next   lour  i.    years in learning how lo become'  !f"ajdoctor. 'ITe hits lots ol grit and  will no doubt score a success.  Dr. G-. AI. .Dawson chiol ol  the geological survey ol, (Uiiiiiida  was in West' Kooteniiy l.iM week-  There .will bo1 no Methodist  service in town next Sunday,  but the Rev. W. Q. Mahon will  address a special priiyer-'service'  oh '. Wednesday .evening.' i Mr.  Mahon has sprnds'spooial matters  .to speak of and .would be glad to  nieol a ltir��"b number oi' ."both  Presbyterians and Methodists.  /fho ^venerable Archdeacon  j Pe'iui*earf��. will visit Port Steele  |oii'3unQay the."-')rd insti. and  j willfhSld ^services in' tl*u?"ch"urch  tofSt., John the.Divine.--  Rev. C Aulr Procunier vicar  of the parish of Fort Steele, will  hold hi:-} .farewell service on Sunday'evening next at 7:30. Ee  willluSlcl services at Kimberley  imthe inprniriff at U'-.h".  t !        i - S -          J. F Armstrong has been appointed stipendiary magistrate  for the County of Koolenay.-  Hotel Atiivalu.  LvnfKuiAu���T' .')'..'"Woll'maii, .7.  II Fink, (!. H, Gilpin, A. Cor  don, W. F. Ciur'd, W. A. Prost,  Cranbrook; p,0. .1. Johnson, V.  Dcsaulnicn:, Thos Pogu'e, A. 'T.  Clark, D. J. Elmer. Moyie; M.  UaiifOii. Perry Creek; Thos  Rhea, Tracy; A. B.' Fenwick,  Ranch;,r,,llJ,. Allenburg-, C W.  Vedderl Spokane; E. Odlein, J.  Fleischiuau,' ~M-. FleiSelinian,  Vancouver; Thos'Holmes, Great  Falls; U. Ersteiti, Phoenix; K.  'J. lligbyo, Sheep creek; J. H.  CaJv-Snt/'Torouto;, Clias Estinere!  Kimberley; W. G. O'Laughlin,  Geo Lindsay, Winnipeg, ( Nettie  Lewis, "Cooperstown,, N. D; J.  R- Mai-tin^jSlelsoi]" "  -4,  CARLIN   8c DURICK  (iHNl-RAI.  Fort '     '  Steele,  i  Sole Agents for the  MERCHANTS  Eest   '        !_  i -  Kootenay.,  North Star Lodge  I OKT STRKLK J�� C  < i  NO. 30.   ,  A. F. AND A. M.       G. R. B. C.  IteKuliir iin-utliiK"!���Ist Tui'siluv in ciii-li  mou tli at dtclit n'rluuk. Visiting Urcilicrn uru  coidlully lnvlloil  A  W. nr.KASi>i:r.i,, Secretary���..  Fort Siikmc Dkvki.op��ikni'Stni)Icatiii Lti>  t  ��� *    i  ISM I.eudcuhull SiiL-iit, London, EiiL-limd  i i i     11  '-   .  N. A. WALLINGER,        FORT STEELE.  TOST OFFICIS BOX 8.  T HOMAS- McVITTIK  ���If -  R.L.S.  &  CE.  Fort Steele B.C. i.  ,W. K.  KflKH. ^> "���   W.  HKUOHUUH  ROSS & IIERCHMER.  i i  Barristers,    -      -   ' Solicitors  ,      NOTARIES PUBLIC '.  ���.   CONVEYANCERS. . .  '',        -    Fort   Steele,   B.   C  GillltOII Sttiiil  COMPANY  Tins. S'i-kml is guaranteed to be equal to Jessop's  or  Firths in ail  llAKD  KOClC WOllK. ' s ' ,   '  I |  Sou-: AflBNTS  violin IT. Fink. H. E. Mbbcrley  i.. C.^Nelson-aiid J-^M*.* Iledlcy  lent to GraiVbrobk: oiI/J?htirsdfiy.  Prices are holding very Iiml Tn  Hour, milling goods, will) strong  tendency to advance, so the proprietor of the Fort Sleele Feed  Store advises us. This is, therefore, a good -time to piirehiise  your winter supply. Ho has just  completed a Lull .slock of Hour,  meals and break! ast lootls.   ���  Miss Rita Condon of San Fran  Cisco who has beon,yjsitiug Mr..  andfMrs'-l^iivid Grfflillrfor -;sev->  oral weelrs returned home on  Tuesday last , 'During her brief  visit in ihis vieiiulyAVJiss Condon  made many friends who regret  that she could not remain Longer  itinong the mountains of East  Koolenay.      , *        ';      ���     .     ',  '    "A. T. Caldwell who is largely  '���*interested" inv the   Old   Abe   on  Bull river, has been in  Rossland  ���   R.  Rogers returned Irom Kimberley on Sunday litsl.  MONEY loaned on good security, Win. Tit us.-St Mary's  Inn.  K. J. Higbye wa.s in town   ou  Monday.  . E. -Odium,   representing   the  'Vancouver World  was in   town  on Monday  W .). Frost, the Cnmbrook  pholographer. was in town on  Tucsdav  MADE   FROM  BLENDED HARD WHEAT ���  CALGARY FLOUR  ��� IS THE MO��.T VVHQ AoME  '" *.r jA  \   NOTICE. -  B~\;,  Sixtv divs from tl.ite,I intend to applj | tor  thi' Cliii'f Cotninissionci of Land4 A. WoiKs foi^  pci mission to puichisti tlie follow Inpjdcsciibed  laml la'Sbuth Cist Kooten iv Commencm(;!:it  the north cistcorner of X .WWalllnpiers appli-I  t.itioii. tlionce east to ch.ilns, thence south 180  oliujiiE. tht-iiL-e west 6(1 ehnins, tlienrc noi ihi 80  chains to th'e point of conmienccmeiH deduc-  linjLr tlierefi-oni so much .is,is co\eiod bv thej  pie-empuons of Chnrlcs Chapman', Kcub'en  Uokims Fr.mk Donaviui and Albeit Gn'i con-  lainin^-XWaeies mort oi less '> ,  The Most Complete lleulili. Ke��ot"t opp  the Coutinuut of Nortli America.    .  Situated midst Scenery "unuvjlled foi Uiaudeui  Halcyon^ Hot    Springs  Roatlnj; PishmifConif opium Kesklcnl Phy-  .1 Excursions Oallliai IU1II siclim .CNuise  IFtiluyon dpi'iuos. *Afrow"L:iki>. 13. C.  In telcpiiupbic couimuiiication     ^  \Mlh all parts of the uoilil.  T^o mails nn ive and <lcp.n I evei v day  Terms, S15  to  sl8 per u'uelv, nucoidine  L   .  I.. *    J "-.   , . " * .'     -'  io residence in Hotel oi   \ ilhis.  r      ' T >      - , -      '  - t Its-Baths Cure :ill A'uivoils and'Muscular  Diseases /Its Wateis Ileal all ICidnes-. l.ivei  and Siomac!i'.\llinents- - ���  '     s"   -  �� i.  i   Li.IH Hoss  -,. I'ort Steele, B'C huptembei 11. I"00  William'Caidiii aiid* Al Doyle  went lo Calgary on" Tuesday rto  tiiko in the big fair.  The new rails now beina put  in on the Broad wood. N. Y. railway are 107 pounds to the yard,  hoa\ier than the heaviest rails  iii'iuab on steam .railways.       " ".  I. H. Conklin lolt for Spokane  on Tuesday. " '  '   ,       ".-'.-'  -/' H. Allenberg and C. W. Vod-  "der of" Spokane, representing  the Equitable Lite Insurance  Company of New York, paid  Fort Steele a visit on Sunday  last, and incideutly, placed several policies ior life insurance  and appointed M. A. Beale agent  for the company in Port  Steele.  '" The-Port Steele Flour & Feed  Store proprietor is airent for the  Fleetwood Ceylon tea Try it  OHce and you will iit.cnooih"f   *  The work on the   Mission  cut  off to the Peny creek road   will  be started  in   a  few days. Ii is  "said this piece of road wilL  save  four miles.  Proi E Odium, travelling  correspondent of the Vancouver  World was in town on Saturday  last   -  For   Sale  Riversidfev ReincH  X        v^'n-:;ist''Ko<>teiia.\\43.-C:--   "'  320 acres, GO acres under cultivation. 90 acres good bottom  land, balance bench ;iand twell  timbered. ���       ' ' '  -STOCK. ������*  ..    ' X   17 he'ad'of Cattle.  4 Horses.  I' \ Farming Implements etc.  for terms .I'iph to S. McLean at tliti  p-tipieli. op- to J. .\. llurvuv. Kort Steele."  Shaving- %fy Hair Dressing 'Parloi  * j I" ' j \   B \.   . <���.'   '">..     ��� * "  o NTe\tto Oiiuital Hotel  . t c       ' * .   .  ff      '  FORT   STEELE, B. C.  All kinds; of hair, work     -    ���  >  "_ " a specialty.  A. J  GREZ,   -   -   Proprietor  ' u  Sole  Grows Nest Goal ^^  Giant Powder GoiiiDdiiij.  T.    BDB      ,��  i   .LANDS and 'MINES ' ���  - ��� '   '     NOTARY PUBLIC  COLLECTION'SkIU'ii prompt attention  ; ' ,i .',;'.'  Fort Steele,,    - ��B. C.  Q>o'S.*M<iCariui  .1. A. Hiiivty  A013NTS  l     ��  Mining Supplies a Specialty. . j  Aleuts for the   MASSEY   HARRIS   CO.', Limited.   ���'    ' ������   ','  .   Farming   Implements.  ^ Gus. lyeidig  Contractor   %&   Builder  * 'All kinds of'R'iney Sign-and House  "lJappiting. Cpiloimiiiiii<! pmd Paper  Hpttiying- a S])e(!itt]ty.  FURNITURE   REPAIRING  ,i j '  All Work Strictly First Class.  Stores at Fort Steele and Cranbrook  G. H. GILPm  i        ��� ���.���''���'  eneral ., Merchant  , j,^ HARVEY & MoCARTER  '  i    .   ..      ������     >'   i ' .-  Hurristers,  Solicitors,,  A'otudcs Public,  ' ' -    '   '   i  '- ,  ., t   ,      Comw/uitcersi etc. .'  '"    ' pout stbklk:, n. cB'  ii -,-'.-  ~f    '     '        J     -'.'  ItHVELSTOlCE STATION and QOLDEN  COLLECTIONS      PROMPTLY      MADE.  : Douglas  Corsan  ���   "'   -  {CM-MI).)       ' '"   ��  .���'/���' .        ' . ��� ' ���  '   OFFICE r'tlveislilo A\emie ,,   '  ' i ' J  Next Door to1 BleosdelPsDruf/'S/ore.  B.   F>.   COOK.  Livery,  Peed   and   Sale  Stable.  Fort Steele, B. 'C. f  ,  y ',.',"   '  ' " ��� ��� '  TEAMING OP ALL KINDS SOLICITT.D  David Newell went to Kimbei--  Icy on Wednesday.  o '  J  McBride went to Kimhorley  on Wednesday.  Ed Mnrphv reuirned from tho  St. Mary\ diitrict on Wednesday  T.   Love  paid    I'^ort   Steele  si  visit on Wednesday  N. Hanson was   in   town   on  Monday.  The work on the road from  Six-mile to Old town K prepress  ing.  J. T. Laidlaw went to Pimtv  creek on Monday  It is stated thai the C. P. R.  management have deckled to  build a bridge across llie Columbia river at Robson, at once  Il is reported ihat ���'Cnrley"  -lone.s and one other man oi  Strnthcona'n Horse were killed  or captured in one of the recent  eneaeemenrs in ihe Traiiivaal.  It Saved His Leg.    _    '  P. A. .Uanfor'h. of ;LaGratiKe, Ga..  frufleijud inten'-elyJ'pr six, .;nontlis witli  a fi-ijrlitful ruiiiiin!> -.oro on his leg-, but.  writer tlial .vBuyklen's tArnica Salvo  wholly cured'it in ton.dayti.: For Ulcers  Wound-. I-iiii-ii'.. lioiK:'Paw'i ioi'Piles  it'- iho be-t <-a)ve in the world' Curu  jfii.iiuiitet'd.- Sold liy A. W'"IiBlo.is<loll.  Di'tig-iri-t."  "- v   ' "  J. Kesler took an onifit to Bul  River on Thursday.  Otis Thies went to Perry cre,ek  on Thursday.  NOTICE.  'i.iKi until i- ili.it imc month .ifici il.uc I lull ini tn ip>pl\ in tin' f'lili-l Coinnils'.lolli'P of  I..1111J- fui'l Winlc-Pni pi'i mission , 10 piiu'liaso  thi rnllnuiii/ 1I1 s. i-llii'd'l.imK L Cniiiiiiuiiiriiis  .it �� p.ost (ilniiLi il -Jtl rll.mis 1 llsl nf Un- soulli  i9i��t>oin< r of A W_ llli .isili-Il s imii'li.i-o. iil-.ii  I'.tlrni-i M.ii In south I'.isl KriiMi-u.LV lh( nct-  1 .1st rlli ll.tins Ilu 11(1' Miulll "(Iclliillis Ihi'lH'C  v.i si?Mii hatii^ 'I'liciicii mu 1)1 hip cli.tins 10 1 mini  nf c-oirniT ni i nn ul  ALT.V   CAiMI'KOV  Uii'd mi- lulh d.n nf Aiikiisi I'hhi .it l-nil  Sti (li ,||-  H1GHWARDEN    &    SON.  PIONEER  BARBER SHOP  Everything Strictly First. Class.  Nextjloor lo the Prospector.  Hardware r      y~': *\ ^Dry Goods   ' * , ' ���  Machinery p ^ Clothing -    *   " '  ' Paints and Wall Paper Footwear  '   -General Mining Supplies  "; Groceries  i  1    . ��� , .  Furniture, Carpets; Stoves.      General House and Hotel Furnishings.  ���.    '       ' i  \i ������ j I  ���^ ;  Sole Ai;eiit Hamilton Powder Co.    , .,  I Fort Steele  ROVfli; HOTEL  KIMBERE.EY, B. C.  t  ,     > 1     1  ft ,'       'i {', ������ -  -  The'Finest  Liquors and1' '  ' Cigars and Best Ptirnislied  , Hooms, in/.Town.  J.   I.   GATES,   Prop.  ANDREW   NEIDIG  GONTRftGTOR    and - BUILDER  nousr. and src.N painting  CALCIM1NING and PAlMTPIt IIANCPINCP  PORT STEELE, 13. C.  IS?"   All   work proinpt'iy done.  t S"    ��  Co.. lt(  $      CUDE ALL YOUR PAINS WITH       S  ^Pain-KiHer.S  A Mcdlcln* Chost In Itsalf. S  Slmplr, Hafo ;  Quick C.iro fur  A \nrgo pack out tit lell Foil  Steele for Pen v crc(-\\ion Thnr-,  d;iy.  li. \Y. VVilhon. JO. .J. Fx-wis ol  r^ernie, registered <il lhe \V11nl-  sor.  Hewe^ Uostock 'M. P., has  made un-asfcigninent for the b��n-  elit of his creditors.  There is ronsrlenible t;ilk 111  own about thick* sliooi'nir but  up to the present time June seen  no tpnifriblc evidence tlnil linnl  ers stories are true. [I i*; t.lie  Mtnic with   fishermen   who   blow  NOTICE.  T.ikt iJ'jllm t,i,lt in f'PH'iiimilli .ifli 1 il no T  Inif'iKi ui.qijily lu tin- Clm-f eiiii,iiilsHloiii-i- of  r. inili ,1 WoiIih foi pid-mlsiltin to |>m< li.isu iln-  1u\lnwllic i'i '.( rlln .1 I ilu! Ill Sriulli IP.ml li'onti  11'iv llislilil ' iiiiiiih-iii l-ip' ,11 11 |iijhL pliuili'il nn  ilu-' ihi li Hilt i>f \'< 11 v in 1 k .ilium nut rnililli  nf 1 m.ii nuiili ul I'm in li 1 n 1 k ilium, simtli  ini li.mii.   1)1.mi-   ai . 1 nn y(ilnM   Uu 111.1 11ml li  t'lltl.lllln   Llll-lll'l   1.HI   llll ll.lllis III |l||ll 1     nr  'In-  I'lnnltir  Hit. il llll'. i'IIi .In \ nf S.ij.t. nii,(.|    iihki  .1    1"   I.AIDI.AW. .if,.  B E Moberley is now in lhe about how ninny trout ihey havo  Canadian Bank of Commorce at kan^lil. and only in a few in-  this place. siniircs   have  any   con^derpible  1   _ nnlnber been brought jn.     The  R    L" T.   Galbraith   lell    for I Si washes   seem   to   be  the only  West Kootenay on Thursday.       I successful tishernien  For Salo In Kimberley.  TUT) ComiKO MoliSI". l(l\UI  Wcitiil SIm..(| SilO. Ifi'ii II(mi��ii.' iloiililc  l.oppiflid .mil |i.i|)eii'[| lliA'i-l, l-'i-pn'c  puit.H .11 on rid the lot. witter lin'd on. "S1 s"i  wnplh nf i-oid ��odd nil the iri-inuid. II  lii'ii-.. ~0 ciin ki-im itiid J P(io-.li;t-M.  'IVrni's i.'iv i-r>a<<on.ilili>.  Kaiy Hiatal 1-  iiK'iil '���\1tc111     Apply to  hi:ai.k ii Ei.\via,L.  ,   Kott hli'i-li- 01  ICiinl)��i luv-  CRr.Mi-s,Di��r;fii:oea, ccuchs,;  COLDS, HHtZUMATISM,  NEURALGIA/  7Xi and BO oont Bottloe.  f?J BEWARE OF IMITATIONS-  KUY ONLY THE QENUINC.j  PERRY DAVIS'  ;ict��!��*��)m��Hi��ic!t!i��(',��i��!����nrja<��*^'-^  M ILLINERY  Just  Received���A   lar��ye eon-  si^nment of l^iitest Styles  MRS. DILSE, Proprietor.  s  m  Fort Steele ^ Cranbrook  Wholesale and Retail  DEALERS IN  GROCERIES  CROCKERY  MENS   FURNISHINGS  GLASSWARE  BOOTS   ���d   SHOES  ���m  Griant   Powder  Fuse   and   Gaps  HAY    and    OATS  m  *  T. 6. flrmstrono  r     1 .>    . i. 11*  ,   , Fort .Steele, B. C/ ,    ;  MANUFACTURER  OF  F ' * ' ' '  Tinware, Galvanized Iron, Sheet  ,'Iron,   Stove  Pipes  alnd  . ,        ,   Copperware i  . 1       ^  .     .1'   1    W ' ' 1  BUILDINGS HEATED unit VENTILATED  Plumbing',' Pipe  fitting- and  all  kinds of sanitary work  I *    .   1^ ' ' ' ' ! '  Air Tight���Hot Blast Stoves  Hydraulic   and   Air   Pipes, for  Minos  3PK1JIAI.ciATTENTION   PAID   TO  .roil woitic.  FOU DKVKLOI'IOU  MINING   PROPERTIES  JNEAST KOOTENAY, B.C.  WRITE TO  Ghas.  Estmere,  Mining and Stock Broker.  Kimberley, B. G.  9  KEEPS   CONSTANTLY   ON    HAND  h'resh Ih-ead jtnd Calces  Fresh Fruits every day  Fresh Vegetables j  Fresh Eggs  ��� Fresh.Milk and Butter  DILSE & CROFTS  CONTRACTORS  All   Kinds   of   Brick   and   Stone   Work  Iw. COHN  TAILOR  AND TMPORTFjR OF  FINE WOOLLENS  Roelcy Mountain Avenue  /        Fort Steele, B. G.  GEARY  & DOYLE.  SADDL-H & PACK HORSES  BRICK and LIME For S.ile. PLASTERING Promptly Done teaming of all kinds a sptciALiv  .Llvcru,' Feed & Sale Stable.  .    I'"ort Steele B.O  1  Re^ti I til-  Dally  Slu^o  meets all  traiuB 11L Fort Steele Junclioii.


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