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THE   CASCADE   RECORD
Published In the Interests of the Boundary and Christina Lake  Mining Districts
Vol. III.
CASCADE, B. C, FEBRUARY 2, 1901.
No. 13.
We do Business in Grand Forks,
White Bros.,
Jewelers
and
Opticians
Bkidgr Stbrkt,   ORAND FORKS
WATCHES,
CLOCKS.
JEWELRY.
Watch repairing a specialty.
mm
|3f Leave your repairing orders at this office
Drugs and Stationery.
We carry an up-to-date
and complete stock.
H. E. Woodland & Co.
GRAND FORK'S.
When Shopping
In Orand Forks don't forget
FRASER k CO.'S DRUl
Druggists and Stationers.
W. R. Megaw,
General Merchant
Makes a Specialty Flue
DRY GOODS,
CLOTHING,
BOOTS AND SHOES,
AND GROCERIES,
Fisher Block,
ORAND PORKS'
City Barbershop
AND BATHROOMS.
convenient, and
Everything neat, clean and
work ma u ship the beat.
Robert Prebilsky,
GRAND FORKS.
Mrs. M. F. Cross,
Proprietress JOHNSON BLOCK
LODGING HOUSE,
First Ave..      Grand Forks.
Rooms 50c and up.
Or rather, your old boots
and shoes, do they need
repairing; or would you
prefer something new-
made to order? Any*
|^^H        how, call on
Wm. Dinsmore,
BRIDGE VTREKT, GRAND FORKS.
i
The
Old
Reliable
Store,
IrTi
W. M. WOLVERTON, Manager.
The Store for Best Goods
Lowest Prices	
Staple and Fancy Groceries,
Canned. Goods a Specialty.
Gents Furnishing Goods,
And everything else usually found in a well-stocked store.
Fresh Supplies Constantly Arriving.
Complete Line of
STANDARD
Patent Medicines
NOTICE OFJFORFEITURE.
TO REUBEN WELLS,
Late of Greenwood, in Yale District,
Sir:
You are hereby notified that I have expended
1100.00 In the survey ol the "Undine" Mineral
Claim, situate In Summit CHtnp, In the Ornnd
Pork. Mining Division of Yale Ulstrlul, British
Columbia to count a. an ...es.ment on ..Id
claim, a. will appear by a Certificate of Work recorded October 10th, 1900, Iu the office of the
Mining Hecorder for the .aid Orand Fork. Mining Division, In order to hold .aid claim under
the provisions of Seotlcra IM of "The Mineral
Act:" inch being the amount required tn hold
���aid claim for the year ending Oct. tilth, 190a
And if. at the expiration of ninety (W) day. of
publication of thl. notloe, you fall or refuse tn
contribute your proportion of the expenditure
required nnder Section IM, together with all costs
of advertising,your Interest In .aid claim .hall
become i
under Se
Act 1000,
become Tested In the subaorlber (your co-owner;
nnder Section 4 of the "Mineral Act Amendment
Dated at Rossland, B. 0,, thl. tilth day ot November, 1900.
ROSS THOMPSON.
Hallett * Shaw, Solicitor, for Boa. Thompson.
Mw-I
I. H. HALLETT. H. C. SHAW
Hallett & Shaw
BARRISTERS,  SOLIOITORS,
NOTARIES PUBLIO, ETO,
GREENWOOD. B. C.
NOTICE.
The Columbia & Western Bail-
way Company
WILL APPLY TO  THE PARLIAMENT OP
ransda at Its next session for an Act ai.tmllat-
Ing It. bonding power. In respect of II. railway
and branch line. We.t of Midway to the power,
already given in respect of it. line, constructed
East of that point, extending the time within
whloh It may complete It. railway., and authorising it to construct suoh brunches from any of
It. line, not eaceedlng tn any one case tnlriy
mile. In length a. are from time to time authorized
by the Government In Council, and for other purposes.
H. CAMPBELL OSWALD,
MS Secretary.
JOURNALIST  W.J. BRYAN.
Hit New Piper, "The Commoner," Makes lit
Appearance.
The first number of the Commoner, the weekly paper published
jby William J. Bryan, has made its
appearance. It is a neat appearing
sheet typographically. The salutatory says:
WebBter defines a commoner as
'one of the common people.' The
name has been selected for this
paper because the commoner will
endeavor to aid the common people
in the protection of their rights, the
advancement of their interests and
the realization of their aspirations.
"It is not necessary to apologize
for the use of a term which distiii-
guiahes the great body of the population from a comparatively few
who for one reason or another
withdraw themselves from sympathetic connection with their fellows.
"The common people do not constitute an exclusive society���they
are not of the four hundred; any
one can become a member if he is
willing to contribute by brain and
muscle to the nations strength mid
greatness. Only tho^e are barred
���and they are barred by their
own choice���who imagine themselves made of a superior kind of
clay and who deny the equality of
all before the law.
"A rich man, who has honestly
acquired his wealth and who is not
afraid to entrust ils care to the laws
made by his fellows, can count
himself among the common people,
while a poor man iB not realy one
of them if he fawns before a plutocrat and has no higher ambition
than to he a courtier.
"The Commoner will be satisled
if, by fidelity to the common people
it proves its right to the name
which it has chosen."
The Spokesman-Review, in corn-
men with all great papers bound
up with the interests of those who
deify the Dollar and would enslave
the masses to this god, attacks the
above utterances in Mr. Bryan's
salutatory. But that is nothing
remarkable. It always has fawned
upon those who sought cla*B distinction and frowned down Ihe
common people. It has not forgotten the occasion when it was compelled to dismount from it its high
horse hy organized labor. Then
again it probably ia jealous. With
a great Chicago hanker back
of the Spokesman-Review and
years of effort of the ablest brains
the banker's millions could command, with a deceitful cinch game
of two papers with pretended different political opinions, Mr. Bryan
starts off with double the circula
tion of the Spokane hybrid publications. Mr. Bryan expects, and
will not be disappointed in having
to contend against the combined
efforts of those of the "exclusive society" for tbe common people.wbom
God, too, loves or He would not
have made so many of them.
Notwithstanding this celfish opposition, Mr. Bryan's paper in a few
month* will be read by more people of all classes, in one week, than
peruse the Spokane critic in six
months.
Cmrt Rule Approved.
All notices of trial and motions
given for the sittings of the Supreme
Court at Nelson, fixed for the 4th
day of February, 1901, shall be
good for the sittings of the said
court at Nelson, which have been
fixed for the 6th day of February,
1901.      	
Sittings of The Supreme Court.
Sittings of the Supreme Court
for the trial of civil causes will be
held in Nelson Wednesday, Feb. 6,
and at Rossland on Monday, Feb.
18,1901.	
A DIFFICULT PROBLEM
GOVERNMENT ADVERTISING METHODS.
They Are Aaclest, Undignified ikJ liadeousle
aid Should Be
With one Church to Twenty Grogihope How
Long WIH It Tske to Cnrlstlaulie the
World?
The Silvertonian says:
"There are about enough people
in each of our towns to make one
good congregation, but with the
field in each split up hetween four
churches they must draw on the
widow's mite, repeat the miracle
of the loaves and fishes or withdraw from the field, for the towns
here can support but one church
in each."
The Silvertonian does not say
how many rumshops there are in
"our towns."
Phoenix has 21 grogshops. What
would these places do if the union
miners should go on a strike and
the mines should close down for a
few months ? Labor and saloons
seem to be inseperable.   What a
pity I	
Qruieville, Idaho, Excited.
Grangeville, over in Idaho, the
distributing point for the Buffalo
Hump country, is excited over
some rich discoveries within a mile
or two of that city.
dENERAL MENTION.
E. Spraggett, the sawmill man,
has purchased the Grantl Forks
planing mill.
The heaviest man whose weight
is recorded authentically was Miles
Darden of Tennessee. He weighed
a little less than 1000 pounds.
An Ohio man died recently from
the effects of playing a brass harp.
The brass in constant touch with
bis fingers, it is said, poisoned his
system.
Both Arkansas and Mississippi
which are to have new elate houses
to cost a million dollars each, have,
by a singular coincidence, selected
as the sites for the buildings those
formerly occupied by penitentiaries.
The transcontinental lines wi II
resume their homeseeker*' excursions the first Tuesday in February.
General Passenger Agent Whitney
of the Great Northern, who is an
authority on immigration, says the
movement will lie large and the
immigration will be of high order.
Qrlbl Brothers Working a Claim Near Pile.
Ernest Gribi is doing assessment
work on a claim near Fife which
was located last fall by his brother
Fred, called the M.P. It is said to
be a most promising lead.
Development work ou the Butte,
a Deadwood camp property, will be
resumed shortly. It is owned by
Geo. A. FriiBer, Henry Ellis and
Dave Good. A 100 foot shaft will
be sunk on the ledge.
The Silvertonian complains, justly, of the government methods of
advertising public business in the
following manner:
"A scarcely legible type written
notice on a sheet of flimsey letter
paper, pinned on the wall in the
PostOffice, was the only intimation that the tax-payers of Silverton had of an Assessment Court
recently held in Kaslo. This is a
fair sample of the way in which
public business is conducted by
the present "business government"
Matters directly affecting the people are slighted and economized on
and the savings doubly squandered
iu publishing lavishly such useless
notices as those which recently appeared concerning the bubonic
plague."
While there is good ground tor
"knocking'' on this subject, it may
be said on behalf of the present
government that it is only following a long and out-of-date custom,
which should have been remedied
long ago. It does look like "small
potatoes" to see the government of
a great empire like British Columbia sticking up a lonely type or
hand-written notice warning th*
people of their dues to the government, just to avoid a little advertising outlay the benefit whereof would
go the country printer, as well as
give the people a more complete service. The province is indebted more
to the country press for its rapid
development and growth than to
any other one influence, and we believe that the local notices from the
government to the people should
be ordered placed in its columns.
No sensible business man would
think of confining his Advertising
to scribbled papers on a postotficv
wall.
Then again, look at the law that
requires an assignee in Phoenix to
publish his notice in a Rowland
daily, when a weekly paper is
published in the community most
affected. What excuse can be given
for such a regulation, other than
an intentional injury to the country paper and a favor to tbe city
journal ?
The law is unreasonable and unjust, and should lie amended.
Death ol a Gruad Forks Attorney.
J. 8. M. Morrison, of the law
firm of Hunnington <Sc Morrison,,
died last Saturday afternoon in
Grand Forks from the effects of a
severe attack of typhoid fever. Fop
some days Mr. Morrison's condition
bad been regarded as serious yet
his friends hardly expected tbe end
to come as suddenly as it did.
Funeral services were held at hit
rooms over Fraser's drug (tore,
Monday, and the remains were escorted by a large cortege of citizens
to the C. P. R. depot where they
were shipped to deceased's former
borne in Nova Scotia.
Northport's laterl Collections.
The customs monies collected at
Northport, Wash., during the last
fiscal year were $216,520, the largest sum collected at any custom*
port in the state. 2
THE   CASCADE   RECORD
February 5, 1001
THE CASCADE RECORD
Published on Saturdays at Casoade, II. (',.,
BY H. S. TURNER.
BTJttSOtUPMONS.
PerYear      SiOH
Six Months      I.'i'i
To Foreign Countrl'is     ~.M)
Advertising Kales Furnished mi Application,
// there is a blue mark in !****!
this square, your subsorip- ��� ���
tion is due, and you are in- * 1
vited to remit. ������������>������
The contract for tbe Nelson public building has been awarded tn
Viati & Leiiioine of Ottawa.
Hamburg, the famous stallion of
the Marcus Daly string, was sold
in Madison Square Garden, New
York, for $60,000. W. C. Whitney
-bought tlie horse.
And now the historians are saying that England hail a war on her
htintls during each of tbe 63 years
of our Cluistianly, motherly Queen
Victoria,���Hut not because she
willingly willed it should be so.
E.B. Osier, M. P., has been elected president of the Dominin bank,
in succession to the late Sir Frank
Smith. W. D. Mitlhews succeeds
Osier us vice president, and .1. J.
Foy was added to   the  directorate.
The Ottawa government has decided to abolish the position of
chaplain of the senate, which was
held by the late Dean Lauder. The
speaker will no doubt read the
prayers, as is now done in the
house of commons.
The last sad rites attending the
depositing nf the remains of our late
Queen in their final resting place
are being performed to-day, while
millions of loyal and loving subjects
in all parts of the world grieve that
their kind sovereign is no more.
To-day, by Imperial, Dominion nnd
Provincial edict, hits been set apart
for a holiday, that all may abstain
from usual occupations and amusements, showing respect and sorrow in memory of the noble deceased. 	
MURDER AT VBRN0N.
Leo. T. English Shoots William and Thomas
Carson.
At Vernon, Friday evening, Jan.
19th, Leo. T. English shot and instantly killed ThoinuB Carson and
-seriously wounded William Carson,
who was endeavoring to protect his
brother. Thus. Carson is said to
have been a drinking man, which
had caused trouble between himself
and wife, and English, who id her
brother, had taken his sister's part.
The fatal result was the outcome of
a celebration of pence negotiations
at the bur of King Alcohol. So in
this case, as in nearly all murder
cases, whisky, the forerunner of the
missionary, was at the bottom of it.
The shots are said to have been find
in self-defense, English having been
struck with a club in the hands of
the murdered man. English is a
printer, aged about 23 years, and
some eighteen months ago was employed for a time on the Cascade
Record.	
Mrs. J. H. McDonald is grieving
this week over the news which she
received Thursday of the death of
her brother, James Henry, tit
Priceville. Ontario. He was 38
years old, and had heen ill but it
short time, with diabetes, from
which death resulted. The many
friends of Mrs. McDonald in Cascade sincerely sympathise with her
in this time of her sorrow.
Mr. F. E. Tebo expects soon to
leave on a trip to his old home in
Barrie, Ontario. He will probably
be absent about six weeks.
Messrs. Asprey and Thickness,
who were at the Cove this week, report splendid skating ice on the lake.
IRELAND AND THE QUEEN.
Speech hy John  Redmond,  Leader ol the
Irish Parly.
John Redmond, lender of the
Irish party, speaking at Wexford,
said:
"All the world assembled iu London, not in Triumph, but in sorrow
around the bier uf her who, to
English people at least, will live in
history ns a great constitutional
sovereign. Hut Ireland was alis'eiilj
Ireland of all her empire stood
aside, silent and delimit. Ask your
English rulers why? It is not because the Irish race is bind at heart
and cold of nature; it is not lie-
cause of any want of respect for the
personal virtues of the lady from
whose hand the scepter of power is
snatched by death. It is because
the reign just closed has been for
Ireland more disastrous than any
reign in 300 years. During this
reign a million and it half of our
people have perished by famine;
five millions immigrated lo other
lands.
Under the sway of this monarchy
there has been 40 coercion acts depriving Ireland of her constitutional rights.
What has converted Canada from
a bind of rebellion to it happy
colony would transform Ireland
from a dissatisfied to a contented
land."     	
Seattle and Spokane are endeavoring to close the side entrances to
liquor saloons. What is the difference in the doorways? If the devil
is in the saloon, you will meet him
just us readily by tbe front door us
by the side.
R. E. L. BROWN'S SOUTH AFRICAN MINES.
Action   Taken   by  the   U.   S,   Senate In
Matter ot Brown's Claims.
R. E. L. Brown, tbe well knnwn
mining man, is having his Witfoi'i-
tein claims, involving between five
and six million dollars, advanced
by tbe United States government.
Senator Turner in Washington, has
offered a resolution requiring the
President to transmit to the Senate
information of what steps have
been taken by the state department
to protect the rights of R. E. L.
Brown in tbe matter of his claim
against the South African Republic
together with copies of all correspondence and papers relating thereto.   The resolution was adopted.
In presenting the resolution Senator Turner made a statement regarding the case. Brown, the Senator said, went to Soli ill Africa
eight years ago as an American engineer. He tiled a number of gold
claims in Witfontein, following
American methods in bis work. He
was deprived of ihe claims by order
of the Transvaal authorities, and
instituted suit against them foil 1,-
800,000.
The case was decided in South
African courts in Brown's favor bis
contention being upheld ou every
point, notwithstanding the order
of President Kruger withdrawing
the claims held by Brown from location. The judgement of the
court incensed President Kruger,
and the volksrmid bad the court
removed summarily from office.
The officers of the new Court dismissed the case of Mr. Brown and
he was invited to institute a new
suit. Realizing that the new court
was packed against him, he decided
to appeal the case to his own government for justice, with a view to
securing his rights as defined hy
the highest court of the Transvaal
Republic.
Mr. Turner says tbe claims of
Mr, Brown are worth $5,000,000 or
.$(1,000,000. In view of the governmental changes that have taken
place in the Transvaal, Mr. Turner
said the purpose of his resolution
was to press on Great Britain the
merit <if the claim of Mr. Brown,
mid to ascertain what steps had
been taken by this government in
regard to it since Great Britain had
assumed the responsibility of sovereignly over the territory.
NOTICE.
Application for
Liquor License.
N OTIC IS is iHTfiiy given that ft sptwhil nt'eetiiiff
of Ltut! boitrcl of i.iceiiB�� Coimu Union-era fur
tin- Boundary Creek Llreusn (Ihtlrlot will n�� hold
ut tli�� Provincial IVlimi ulUcu at trail, li. C. on
Tui'stliiy, Fn.tirt.ury the l-iili, mill, m the hour ot
i.li'Vt'ii uVloi'k iii i�� forenoon tu consider tlm
uhilfrmiiniioiitfd uindloutlous te soil wlftaa ami
ihituTs ut iuiuII:
Simpson k Liiruva,   Wayside Hotel, near Col*
iiinbiii, B. O.
Martin Johnson.1 Coryell Hotel, Gladstone, It. C.
U. M. .lumbal., OiHllugar Hotel, I ustlumir, li. C.
I. A.   DINHMOHK.
Chief Mi'i'iiso Inspector.
NO I ICE OK APPLICATION FOR
A PRIVATE BILL.
VOTICE in hereby uivon that nn application will
J-* b<! made to the .'lullumeui of the Dominion of
Ciinuda at Its next session fur an Aut to incorporate a company with power to construct, equip
aud maintain and operate by steam, eleetriety or
any other kind ur kind* of motive power, a single
or double traotv standard t-uuye rallwny fur the
purpose of convoying passengers, Irel^ht, iner-
uluindfsu and goodsi cottiiliuni'Tiig lit a point on
ihe i iiimdiau aide ur the lutfrmitionttl homidiiry
line at or iMir Ctisuutle Olty In tlie Osoyoos Division ol' Vu �� District in the Province, of lirltlslt
Uolumbirt, thence alung ihe westerly slue uf (he
Kettle River by the must feasible route to a point
ou the Canadian side of the International huand-
ary line near Carson in the Osoyoos Division uf
Yale Distrii'i, iti the said Province, with power to
construct, equip, maiiituln ami operate branch
railways and tram way?* In connection therewith,
not ext'dinjj twenty-live miles iu length, and all
necessary roads, biidjie-*, ways, tarries and other
works, and wi h power to build, own, equip, operate and maintain all telegraph aud telephone
lines in connection with the said railway or
branches thereof} with power lo construct, equip
operate and maintain bran -U lines in connection
with said telephone und lelttzntph lines; to build
and operate all kinds of plant for the purpose of
supplying Uglit, heat, electricity and any Kind of
motive power; and with power to expropriate
lands for the purposes of the company; and lo
acquire lands,bonuses privileges or ot her aids from
any Government, persons or bodies corporate;
and to make tradio or other srrangeuents with
railways, uit-aiuboals or other companies or persons; and with power to build wa��on roads and
trails to he used tn the construction of the said
works and auy advance of the same, aud lew and
collect tolls from the parties using same and on all
freight or goods passim; over any such lines, roads
or trails built hy the company, whether built before or after theuonstruetlou'ol the said railway,
telegraph or telephone lines and with all
other usual, necessary or Incidental right*,
powt-rs or privileges.
Dat.dat Rossland,   B.   C. this   10th day of
December, a. D., 1900.
J. 11. McAltTHUH,
J, k. mocha*;
Tor   elf and Associates.
Spokane Falls k Northern Railway Co.
Nelson k Ft. Sheppard Railway Co.
Red lloiintitin Railway Co.
The only all-rail route between all points east,
w.ist ami aouth to Uossland, Nelson aud Intermediate points; connecting ut Spokane with the
Great Northern, Northern t'nclAu aud O.li. Ie N.
Co.
''onnects at Nelson with ateatner for Kaslo and
all Kootenai lake points.
Connects at Meyers Falls with stage dally for
Republic, and connect" at Hussherg with stage
daily Tor Grand l-'urk- and Greenwood.
Time schedule now effective ;
I.llllVU
K.IHI 11. 111.
1I.MIH. III.
7.1*1 Ji. ill.
DAY  TKA1N.
Spn kit IIP
Rossllllld
Nuliott
N1UHT TRAIN.
Arrlvi-
8. Ill p. in.
11,10 p. III.
Mb p. in.
IMS |i. III.
ii.mi p. in.
Rpokiinti
Rossltmll
7.110 ii. m.
7.1.10 a. in.
H. A. JACKSON,
(imerul Pnsseii|ic
��� A|jeiit.
Canadian ^
Pacific Ky.
AND
SOO LINE.
Still tiuiitllinu to operate llrst-cliiss sleepers on nil
iruliis rrmu Revelstoke mill Kootenuy 1.muling.
Also, Tourist ears, ptisslnii Duumore Junction
dully for St. Paul, hutunlnys for Montreal itnil
lloston, Mondays nml Thursdays for Toronto.
Siiiuu mirs pass lleielstnke one day earlier.
No trouble to quote rates and tilveyou n pointer
regarding the eastern trip you con template taking.
FALL AND WINTER SCHEDULE NOW EFFECTIVE.
Locil Pmenger Schedule:
Ex. Sun.
Arrive 111:114
Union east
Cascade City
Kx. Sun.
Arrive 13:21
tlol nil West
For rota., ticket, anil full information, npply
o Agent, Cascade City, B. C, or
E. J. Coylk, A.G. P. Aijt,
Vancouver, B, C.
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SIMILKAMEEN CITY     |
The Coming Mining and Commercial Center of Similkameen, Between
Keremeos and Princeton,
  British Columbia.
Similkameen City Townsite Company.
FRANK BAILEY, Manager, H. N. KEEFER, Agent,
4 Wallace-Miller Block, OREENWOOl), B. C.
A. II. C. Code, dough's Code. Head Olllee, Hoth 'Phones.
AQENOIE8 AT:
Victoria, Vancouver, Spokane,  Toronto, Rossland, Nelson
and all Boundary Towns.
To Whom It Hay Concern:
WE, tlie several persons, whose mimes ami addresses
are hereunto siilisriihetl, respectfully declare that we have
seen Similkameen City and the Nurrouiidiitjr country', ami
that the situation in iih represented on page 27 nf Bailey's
pamphlet of the Sliiiillcanieen district., ami that his aoenin-
panyiii", map shows the position of the townsite Iu lie as
there set down.
CiREKNWOOD ���
P. N. Gladden,
John Gladden,
I). McMillen,
R. P. Williams,
0. R-Townley,
Phil McDonald,
llol.ert Wood,
Georjie. It. Naden,
W. I). Hodsies,
Thus. S. Miller,
C. W. H. SiiiiHoin,
Hugh McKee.
Victoria���
Wm. Kaillie,
F. A. Devereaux.
Fairview���
L. W. Shatford,
W. FWherttlonhnugh,
It. II. Parkinson, PLS,
S. Cousins,
Ol.ALI.A--
W. C   MeD.itigall,
.las. Kinriloii,
David Black.
Anaconda���
C. I.. Biiinsiiles.
Pbinokton���
A Sirett,
T. J. McAlpin.
Phoenix���
K. P. Matheson.
Camp Hedi.ey���
W R. O. Hawtiey.
m London, Eng.���
#> Chas. E. Oliver.
These are enpies of the written names of the original reference. Anyone who wishes to verify my report may do so hy
writing to anv or all of the parties.
FRANK BAILEY, Manager.
THE
ENGLISH
STORE.
The proprietor begs to announce that the
Whole of the Grocery,
Dry Goods, Hardware,
And other stocks of the
MacRae, Gladstone and
Eagle City Branches
Will be brought to
���^CASCADE
And offered for sale
REGARDLESS
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CASCADE CITY,
BRITISH COLUMBIA. I'd
February 2, 1001
THE CASCADE RECORD
ROSSLAND CARNIVAL
Four Days, February Uth to ltth-
Many Prizes Offer!
HOCKINO, CURUNO AND SKATING RACES
Will Be Found on the Long nnd Attractive
Programme.
The Rossland Winter Carnival
committee is making good progress
with its plain for the carnival
which is to take place from Kehru-
11 ry 12th tu Kith.
Already from outside points there
ia promise of a very large attendance, assurances having heen received that hooky chilis from Nelson, Sandon, Revelstoke and
Boundary will participate in the
senior and junior championships,
and there ia snnie prospects nf tennis
coming'from Calgary and other
points. Ladies teams will also
most likely come from Nelson and
Revelstoke.
There will lv an unusually large
number of curlers this year. Nelson is going to send four or six
rinks instead of two, and Kaslo,
Sandon, Revelstoke, some of the
Boundary towns and Golden, Calgary, Lethbridge ami some southeast Koolenay points may he also
represented.
The carnival will commence on
Tuesday morninj with the bonspiel
of the Kootenay Curling association
in which there will he eight events
for handsome trophies and some
fifty prizes, aggregating in value
ahout $1000. The bonspiel will occupy all of lhe rink until Wednes-
at 6 p. m.
The carnival proper will begin
with the inasqurade at the rink on
Wednesday evening. Big preparations in the way of fancy costumes
are being made for this event and
prizes valued at $75.00 are offered
for the best costumed and sustained
characters.
The skating races will include
the one mile and three mile championships and four one mile rac>s
for hoys nnd girls. The prizes in
these contests aggregating over $200
in values.
The snowshne races this year
will be as follows: Three mile
cliatiipionnhip for the Wells cup,
valued at $150 nml gold and silver
medo'.s for lirst and second, free-for-
all 100 yards race, 220 yards prospectors' race and free-for-all 300
yards race, for all of which handsome prizes will be given,
'there will only be two cutler
races ibis year���one for single trotters or pacers and one for teams.
Both events will be free-for-all,
quarter mile, best three in tiv<
heals, three to run or no race,entry
money Hve per cent of purse, which
will be $75 for each event.
The ski races will be three in
number. First for the championship and the Jcldness cup, valued
at $100, and medals, second for
men and third for boys under 15.
These races will be run over last
year's course from the summit of
Monte Christo mountain right
through the center of town' to the
foot of Washington street.
The hocky contests are of course
the chief feature of the carnival and
will include at least three matches
for the senior championship, two
for the juniors and two for \\w
ladies.
There will probably be two balls
during carnival week, one, a iiias-
quarade, by the Eagles on Thursday and another hy the Miner's
union on Friday.
Application has heen made for
the usual excursion rates from all
points of a single fare for the round
trip and there is no doubt that in
addition to granting this the various railways will run special excursions.
PRACTICAL LOYALTY.
The English People Ulve Liberally (o the
Widows'and Children's Relief Fund.
Iu no part of the British domains
has there beell the slightest sign of
disloyally to the Hag or even indifference on I lie part of the whole
people in Great Britain's South African troubles. Ou the contrary
they have freely offered themselves
ami their means to ihe Imperial
government. The best evidence of
the earnestness of the great English
heart in this snuggle is the manner
iu which provision is being made
fur the tviilows and children of the
soldiers who met and are meeting
death on African battle HeliU.
By different methods enormous
slims of money have been contributed by the peopie. Ihe Dull}' .Mali
of Loudon raised in shilling contributions tlie large sum of $1,180,-
000. With iliis relief has been
given to 2,353 widows, anil 2,700
children. The full scheme was carried out in 250 cases, in each of
which the widow received an immediate grant of $100 and $15 for
each child, together with an annuity of $75 for life nod a trust account of $250 for each child. In
addition annuities were purchased
for 607 widows. The entire scheme
has been carried out without a penny of expense being charged to the
fund. There were over 7,000,000
contributions to the fund.
Other British funds for the relief
of families nf soldiers at the front
have attained eliofnmUo size. The
Princess of Wales' fund has reached
$2,550,050 and the Lord Mayor's
foots up $1,200,000. The "Absent
Minded Beggai" fund, collected by
tbe Daily Mail on the sale of Kip-
ing's poem set to music by the hue
Sir Arthur Sullivan, has run up
into the hundreds of thnti'nnil* nnd
altogether more than $6,000,000
has been raised for the wives nnd
little one" that Tommy Atkins left
behind him when lit? went lo nieel
death iu the South  African   veldt.
The Uncle Sam Mining company
operating near Bossburg is said to
be in financial trouble, being sued
for labor performed. A receiver is
prayed for.
The Royal Funeral.
The royal funeral procession left
Cowes with the remains of the late
Queen Victoria yesterday. The
gun carriage bearing the coffin was
drawn by the six cream colored
Flemish horses used by the late
Qui-eii at the time of celebration nf
the Diamond Jubilee and the same
harness was used hut was covered
with crepe.
In order to give liinidiiuers a full
opportunity to Witness the funeral
procession, it was decided to extend
ihe route, which is imw fixed lo
pass Buckingham Palace, through
St, James Park and past St. James
Palace to Picadilly, then along
Plcatlilly to Hyde Park, emerging
at tlie Marble Arch, then along
Edgwnre mad to Piitldington Station. This is double the length of
the mule originally intended and
will occupy fully two hours. For
similar reason* ihe mule at Windsor has been extended to include
High street, Park street and the
Long Walk before entering the
castle.      	
Imprisoned Banker Loses His Reason.
Surgeon Foriier, of the St, Vincent de Paul penitentiary, has reported to the minister of justice
that Win. Wier, ex-president of the
Ville Marie Bank, confined in tlie
Montreal gaol, has lost his understanding completely. The minister
has asked for a report from Montreal physicans, and if this corroborates the statements, there is little
doubt hut Weir will he released.
The Yale-Columbia  Lumber Co.,
LIMITED.
MANUFACTURERS
Of AI.l, KINDS OF
Bough and Dressed Lumber, Lath, Shingles,
Mouldings and Turnings.
Principal Hills at CASCADE, B. C'
m Columbia Brewery XL
EXTRA   PINE
Lager Beer!
Brewed Especially for Export.
Warranted to Keep in Any Climate.
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.
Highway Bridge, Kettle River, Columbia, B. C.
SEA USD TENDERS,  superscribed   "Tender
for Bridge, Kettle lllver, Columbia, 11. 0.,"
will be received by the, unders lulled up to mid
Inciiidiuu Saturday, the 0th February next, for
tin- eon struct ion UUu completion of it wooden
highway bridge Herons the Kettle river at Columbia, B.C..
Drawings, sped Hen lions mi<l form of contract
may be seen on application tn Mr. I. A. Dinsmore, Provincial Cniuituble, at Grand Fork*, B.
(.'..hihI ut the LnnilH and Works Department,
Victoria, B. C., ou ami after tlie Uth instant.
Each tender must be -accompanied by an accepted bank cheque or certillcille of deposit on
a chartered bank of Canada, made payable to the
iim|i-Mcncd, for the mum of eight hundred ($800)
dollars,which cheque shall be forfeited If the party
tendering decline to enter into contract when
called upon to do ho, or if he fall lo complete the
work contracted for. The cheques of unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to them upon the
execution of the contract.
'IVHilars will not he considered unless made out
on the forms supplied aud signed with ihe actual
signatures of the tenderer?.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
W. 8. GOKIfl,
Deputy Commissioner of Lands & Works.
Lands and Works Department,
VMorlu, B. <\f 41 h January, 1001.
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WINTER CARNIVAL!
AND
Curling* Bonspiel
H Tuesday to Saturday, Feb.12-16
|$3,000 in Trophies and Prizes!
THE SPACE BELOW
Is too small in which to tell you what a
complete line of
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Patent Medicines.
Miners' Supplies,
of all kinds;
Also, Hay and Oats,
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The Programme Includes
Eight Curling Contests under the  auspicies of
the Kootenay Curling Association.
Hockey tournaments for senior, j union and ladies' W
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Snowshoe Races, Ski Races, Skating Races forw
the provinoial championships and for men and boys, w
.....        Cutter and dog races, coasting contests and a grand W
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Itates nf n finale fnre fur the round trip on all railway--.
H. \V. C. Jackson, Sec. Carnival Committee, Russia ml, B. C.
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Buy from them and Save Money THE   CASCADE   RECORD
February 8, 1901
BRIEF LOCAL MENTION.
Bright, cold, sunny weather this
week.
The usual service* in the Presbyterian church lo-ninrrow.
J. Ci. Hives went to Phoenix
Moiulity, and S. \V. Bear visileil
Midway.
Mtb. McFetridge entertained a
number of ladies at an afternoon
tea Thursday.
The first social event at Laurel
Ridge, since Mrs. G. K.Stocker's return from Spokane occurred last
Saurtduy evening. It was a delightful occasion, and enj yed hy some
twenty-five invited guests.
The practice in Cascade this
winter of maintaining social gatherings at many of the homes has
proved a happy one. It has been
the means of promoting neighborly
(sociability, and helped to pass
the long winter evenings profitably.
MINES AND niNINQ.
Work on the Iron Horse group
in the Slocan district is to be started up at once.
B. C. Campbell Johnston of Nelson has lensed the Kelpie group,
locally known as the Lakeshore
and the lessees have commenced
work. The property is located on
the hill back of New Denver and
comprises five claims.
Work is now proceeding steadily
at the Fourth of July mine on Coffee creek recently taken over by
Vanstone brothers on a lease and
bond. Ore is being rawbided to
the wagon road and within a
couple of weeks, it is probable the
first shipment of the season will he
made. 	
Big Deal In Pierre Lake District,
The Consolidated Gold Bug Mining company, a corporation recently organized by A. A. French, E. F.
Messinger, H. C. Crosby and Idaho
and Minnesota capitalist* represented by Fred H. Merritt, of Tucomii,
has acquired the control of the
properties of the Gold Bug Miuing
company, which places the consolidated company in full possession
of five full sized mining claims in
the Pierre Lake district, Stevens
county, Wash., and known as the
big Gold Bug, Gold Standard, Silver Tip, Copper Butte and Gold
Coin.
CASCADE,
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The coming Commercial, Industrial and Mining Centre oi Bast Yale.
The Gateway City
Of the Kettle River, Boundary
Creek and Christina Lake Countries.
A Magnificent Water Power of 20,000 Horse Power.
Cnn You Qualify lor South Africa Constabulary?
Lieutenant Beer of Nelson has
written to the officers of Greenwood,
Grand Fork* and other places in
the Boundary country stating that
application forms for enlistment iu
Smith African Constabulary can he
obtained from him by parties wishing to enlist from those points.
Some of the nations which have
lost crowned heads, and were not
honored hy the half-masting of
flags at Washington, are in a huff
now because President McKinley
ordered the flag at half-mast on
the White house on receipt of the
notification of the death of Queen
Victoria.
WASHINGTON
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Mrs. Russell and her daughter
Mrs. Killiam left Nelson Thursday
morning for the east taking with
them the remains of the late James
Russell. The deceased died from
injuries received while coasting on
the streets of Nelson. The interment will he at Moncton, N. B.
The new Prince of Wales (the
Duke of Cornwall and York) is ill
with the measles.
The center of a marvellously RICH MINERAL D] STRICT. A most promising opportunity for business
locations and realty investments. A most advantageous smelter location ;.nd railroad center. Cue mile from Christina
Lake, the Great Pleasure Resort.   For further information, price of lots, etc., address,
GEO. K. STOCKER, Townsite Agent, Cascade, B. C.       Or L. A. HAMILTON, Land Com. C. P. R., Winnipeg, Man
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