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���' *���- ������   Published in the Interests of the Boundary and Christina Lake   Mining Districts
CASCADE, B. C, AUGUST 12, 1899.
No. 40.
First Locomotive in the Boundary Country Crossed the
Long Kettle River Bridge this Morning.
Locomotive Was Gaily Decorated, and Reached West End of the Bridge at 10:27.
Agent Huckerby Already Here���Freight Being Rushed Forward.
At exactly 27 minutes oast 10
this morning the first locomotive
lo enter the Boundary counter)-,
crossed the 1600-foot long, 135-foot
high Kettle river bridge at Cascade,
and is now busy laying the heavy
73:}iound Carnegie steel rails in the
Cascade yards. The enginti" is;*ft
powerful one, with eight 'drivers.
It is numbered 403, and has H. N.
A.bfjimson at the throttle and James
H. Baxter as fireman, two excellant
mechanics. Last night the engine
was decorated with hunting, and
presented a gay appearance today,
as it pushed" the.-, track-laying'machine before it, which was putting
down the heavy ateel at the rate o'f
one rail,:30'feet,. every two minutes.
The track was laid to the other
end of the.bridge last Monday, but
has beeirdelaye'cl Tfor want*of *the
30-foot bridge stringers which were
en route from the'eoast.However,
Sitprintendent Stewart and Chief
Engineer Tye set the wires at work,
ii special steamer was sent up Arrow
lakes, and the* result of their unre-
mittingenergy is seen in presence of
the snorting iron horse in the Gateway City today.     ,,..'���
Everybody Witnessed It
Word was pntteed around this
morning in town, that after long I
months of anticipation and waiting, the first p.'IVBj. tr^iin would
run into Cascade before noon.
The effect was magical, and there
was'sOon a string of people hastily
wending their way to the bridge.
There were Old men, and 'maidens,
young men arid ladies, professional
and.business men, contractors and
engineers���all with a pleased sriiile
on their faces, interestedly watching the operations of the tracklayers.      - fc i    :      .. ���
tn a few minutes' a subscription
of $25 was raised among the citizens, and shortly thereafter J. A.
Bertois drove up'witha wiigon load
of such refreshments as are most
appreciated by laboring men on
such occasions. It is needless to
say that the men showed their
hearty appreciation of the thought-
fulnass of J. H. Earle and other
business men.
Mr..Huckerby the Cascade Agent.
Last Thursday morning's train
brought in Peter Huckerby, the
new station agent for Cascade, who
will have charge of the freight, express and passenger business at
this point.   With him also came
D. B. Macfarlane and 0. Macfar*
lane, his assistants, all three having formerly been located at Brooklyn.
Mr. Huckerby states that he expects to begin his freight business
bright and early Monday morning,
if he has to use a box car for his
office��� which is probable. It is
not expected- that passenger, and
express business will be accepted
for two or three weeks yet, when
things will be in better running
order, and the track aligned and
ballasted, The telegraph line,,
however, will'be here almost .immediately,, and Cascade will be
ready to doall' kinds' of business
expeditiously with the outside
world. /
Already Rushing Freight In.-  '���.,'���/*
A car. of hogs and sheep, for .p.
Burns & Co., wa* brougrjt, Sown
to the bridge yesterday, but had to
he taken back to the siding at Sutherland creek. Thin will be brought
in this afternoon with seven other
cars of merchandise. Orders; were
sent, out yesterday to rueh all
Boundary freight via Ribsc'ii to
It is .certain that the C.';P. R. ex-
pectato do an'immenseibusiness
at this point, as'wree jexperienced
employees hrive been sent here to
care for it. As soon as possible a
neat and enmmodroup station will
be- ereoted, the carpenters being
already on the way here.
New Attorney-General Mutt be  Elected by
August 31,
Victoria, B. C, Aug. 10.���The
government today issued a writ
for the re-election of Attorney-General Henderson at New Westminster. The writ is returnable August 31, which means that the election must be heldt-omewhiit earlier.
The opposition intends to fight for
theWat, for if they gain it the government will be Obliged to resign
immediately. ';
J. B. Donald,, of the Columbia
Telephone Co., was in town Wednesday, arid says that the 50-drop
switchboard for Cat-cade's exchange
is on the way.
F..H. McCarter, who sold out the
Grand Forks Miner, and J. W.
Harkins, the all-around Grand
Forks correspondent, visited Cascade on Tuesday. ,,..,
I' %muel Moore, B. A,, of Gloyer-
dale, B. C, has been appointed
principal of the Grand Forks pub-1
licj schools. J. Fred Harrison will
teach the young idea1 how to shoot
at Columbia.    , ���"     ���;
Stanley Mayall, Cascade's dele
gate to the congress of the boards
of trade atfRosslarjd, returned Sunday, and believes good Cannot fail
to come to this section as1 a, result
of the conference^     ; v
Government Will Spend 9)91 In and
, Around Cascade;
Asks the Record Why Our Mail Service:
Is So Poor. '
Our Member Will be Enlightened���He Thought,
Inspectors Were Attending to Business���
A Letter Seat.
Sum of $500 floes on Main Road, $300 on Road
to English PoMandjIISO; tor a Trail Up
Baker Cretrk. "���.
Distinguished Vlfjton Here.   /
��� Thursday a distinguished, party
arrived in town and spent the
nighfc, I,t consisted of Robert
Jaffray, of Toronto, president of
the Crow's Nest C��al Co., and a
large owner nf'the Toronto Globe;
A. A. Cox, a. brother, of Senator
Cox, and Major Pell at, a well-
known mining operator of Toronto.
The gentlemen had been making a
tour of the Boundary and Republic
camps, where they have extensive
interests, and were en route home.
A special train, consisting of nn
engine and caboose, met them the
other side of the bridee yesterday
morning, and accompanied by Jaek
Stewart, D. McLeod, and Contractor McDonell, they went over the
new railway. The last week was
spent in personal examinations of
the famous mines of the districts
referred to.
.������.,, *   :���
William Forrest has been ap-
.pointed* road Q superintendent for
this district, and began work this
Week with a gang of men. Altogether he is authorized to spend
$950, as follows: $500 on the main
road, -jierweeu the ,:boundary' line
and Grand Forks; $800 on the wagon foad between Cascade and
English Point; $150 on a, trail up
Baker creek. All of these expenditures are much needed, and will
go quite a distance in putting the
highways in fair condition. The
trail up Baker creek is an improvement that will greatly facilitate the
opening up of the Shamrock mountain properties,,as well as thope on
Sutherland creek.
While the amount is small, it
will put in a fair trail nearly up to
the Elmore claim, one of the best
properties in that locality, which
is surrounded by many other promising claims, with great ledges.
Dr. J. Schaich returned from a
trip to Nelson Monday.
- If Hewitt Hoftcx-k, our- member In the Dominion parliament, wishes to secure the friendship
of the people in these parts, here Is a pointer.'
Let him go to the postmaster general and insist
that that official pay.some little attention to the
numerous complaints of Indescribably poor mail
service in Yale and Kootenay. Seemingly no
other wuy can relief bo bad.���Cascade Keeord,
July 82.
Ottawa,��th July, ISM.
To TUB KDlTOh Oascadk Kbcohu:
UeurSJr.;���In your paper of the iKhid inst., yoa
makeji tjtfcrqppe to>postal .yiu^ters.flrlilflM>tnfd,
like you, to explain. I .understood that Messrs.
McLeod and Dorman, postofllce Inspector*, ha'd
so arranged ihe mail-service in the boundary
creek country as to give the best service that
could be arranged, taking into account ev��ry con-
dltlbn and the present stage ot development of the
country. From your paper 1 judge that matter*
are anything but satisfactory, and I would be
glad to know \vhat you particularly complain of.
so that I may, if posssible,, have It put right.
.;       Yours truly., Hhwmt Bostock.
Mr. Bostouk is right.   Matters in
regard  to Cascade's   mail  service -
are anything but satisfactoiy. The'-;
trouble, evidently, is all  with 'the;r
contractors for carrying the same,
the Columbia Stage. Co.   This concern has repeatedly carried mail
sacks through, that:were destined
for Cascade.   Recently, on a Thurso
day, a sack containing important
mail was carried through and did
not get back till Sunday.   On another occasion the stage driver forgot to leave the bag, and handrd if.
to a passing wayfarer beyond Cas-
cade, to bring in.
More than once sacks contain- -
ing sums of money, from $1,000 to.
$3,500 have been carried through,
to great annoyance of our business
men. These are not isolated cases,
but they occur nearly every week,
and there are, numerous witnesses
to the facts stated. ,"
Inspectors. McLeod and  Dorman ,
have been appealed io, but thus far
without satisfactory results.   Seemingly, the stand is taken that, until the new railway is in operation
it will be difficult to secure a satisfactory service, and even then", the
American mail will probably con- ���
tinue to come by way of Bossburg.
If so, this is a remarkable admission for Postmaster-General  Mu-
lock's subordinates to   make.   It '
may be months before Jhe railway.
is utilized for mail  carrying purposes arid Mr. Bostock will be doing a  great service to have this
matter thoroughly ventilated.
Mr. Bostock's letter has been
answered, signed by a number of
our leading concerns and citizens.
It remains to he seen whether it-
bas more effect than the numerous
complaints sent the inspeptore. THE  CASCADE  RECORD
August IS, UN
The four sawmills in and around
Greenwood have formed a combination.
T. A. Winter, the Colville banker,
was in town Tuesday, on his way
to Midway.
W. H. Haegerman and family,
formerly of Cascade, are now located in Rossland.
Geo. C. Rose's resignation as justice of the peace for Cascade was
gazetted last week.
Last week's hotel fire in Green-
wook entailed a financial loss approximating $25,000.
During the year ending July 1,
1899, the custom house at Cascade
took in nearly $28,000.
Grand Forks, according to the
Miner, is experiencing a matrimonial boon, among others.
Rod Cameron, the contractor,
who built part of the new railway
line, near English Point, was in
town this week.
Experts declare that Cascade has
hy far the best clay for brick making purposes to be found in the
entire Boundary country.
Jas. M. Martin, M. P. P., for this
section, on his return from the recent government caucus at Victoria, spent several days at Vernon.
H. H. Knox, of Knox & Delaney,
who now hail from both Eholt aud
Phoenix, returned to Cascade Sunday, and will remain here for a
Dr. G. S. Gordon has gone to
Greenwood, for a couple of weeks,
where he will have charge of the
contractor's hospital during the
illness of Dr. G. M. Foster.
Duncan Ross, editor of the Greenwood Times, returned last Sunday,
over the Dewdney trail, from the
associated boards of trade meeting,
to which he went as a delegate.
T. J. Gorman has closed up his
road house at English Point, and
moved to Phoenix, where he will
build a hotel on the New York
claim, which has also been platted.
Peter Larson, the contractor,
with Mrs. Larson and Miss Mabel
Larson, who have been spending
some time in Cascade as guests- of
Mrs. J. W. Stewart, left on Sunday
for Spokane.
The Rev. W. G. W. Fortune has
been stationed at Greenwood as
missionary for the Presbyterian
church. Rev. A. Dunn, former
missionary, has gone to Ontario
for a surgical operation.
E. Jacobs, of Midway, a member
of the board of license commissioners of Boundary creek district,
will hereafter wield the pen and
shears for the Midway Advance.
Mr. Jacobs is a forceful writer.
R. B. Dixon, representing the
Rossland Miner, was in town Monday, on his return from Camp McKinney and other Boundary points.
He just escaped with his life from
the Pacific hotel fire at Greenwood.
As announced in the Record,
two weeks ago, John li. Reavis is
now in charge of the Grand Forks
Miner���a good thing; for that lively
town and for the paper. There is
talk of his starting a daily there
New Hnd complete map of the
Christina Lake Mining Camps.
Brought down to April 1st, 1899.
Price $1.25. Sent post paid on receipt of price by the Cascade Record, Cascade, B. C.
Tt (let Down to the Okanagan Valley, via Gamp
After many months of surveying
and the expenditure of much money, the Canadian Pacific Railway
engineers have discovered a feasible route for a railway over the
divide between the Kettle and
Okanagan river valleys, and to the
south of Camp McKinney. Strange
as it may seem it is said the crossing of this divide at the point indicated, has offered the greatest
difficulty to engineering skill met
with west of the Columbia river.
This was owing not to the elevation attained as the sudden drop
off from the summit to the valley
of the Okanagan, necessitating a
circuitous route, zigzagging'down
the mountain. Even this seemed
difficult to attain, until line.* were
run to the north of what is known
as Camp McCuddy, but as apparently engineering skill has
triumphed over Nature,.-it may be
inferred that the Canadian Pacific
Railway will now take this route
over which to build the main line
from Midway to Penticton. Should
such be the case, branch roads will
be run to tap the main and western tributary of the Kettle river,
and a junction formed at some
point near to and yet east of Rock
Office Supplies a Specialty.
Buy your.
....First Avenue, Cascade.
A nice line of.
Soft Shirts,
Washing Ties,
Silk Ties,
Cashmere Sox,
Linen Coats and Hats
Just Received
TttE   B. C.
Syndicate, Ltd.,
so furnish him with the most reliable  ������
Assays obtainable. *J
T*        The general public will also find here the Larg- *T
4* est, Cheapest and Most Varied Stock of *L
4*    Groceries. Hardware, Boots, Clothing, Drugs,    *f
3*    Stationery and Toilet Requisites in Town.    *fc
..Has in stock every.,
"thing needed by the"
Silks, Laces, Velvets, Gloves and Dress  ���#
Making Supplies Always en  Hand. ^*
T* The New Telephone System, with
4* Extended Connections, is now in op-
fc eration, with  greatly improved results	
$* FIRST and SECOND AVENUES, and at �����
ii itfi ifi 4> 4* 4* 4* 411 4*! 4* 4* 4* 4f 4* 4* 4* 3*
Oppositb thk PosT-OmcB,      -      CASCADE, B. Q.
Are Receiving Fresh Berries and Other Fruits as well as
Vegetables, nearly every day in the week.   When
you want the BEST and FRESHEST,
give us a call, and come often.
Cigars, Total II
gmV Come and try our Delicious Apple Cider.
Hay, Grain and Peed.
Correspondence Solicited and Quotations Promptly Furnished.   We can save you money on your Feed bills.
Office and Warehouses,
to printed matter
if you consult your own best interests you will send or bring
us your order.   Remember, we are still doing the best grade
of work ever turned out since the world began.   Address,
August 12.1899
From the Books of the Grand Forks Mining Division.
Anitiist 4. Moosehead, Black Jack. Sunshine and
Independent, by J. P. Robertson, ou Standard
mountain, bitting Bull, Sam McOrmond,on
Brown creek.
August 7. Rocket, by D. D.Ferguson, Shamrock
mountain. Stookwell, G. T. Cnrlis, Gladstone mtn. Derby, F. B, Curtis, adj. Stookwell,  Crown Point, J. Hughes, McKae creek.
Autiu>t V. McRae, J. Dloksnn, McRae creek.
Luke Side, J. R. Cranston, west si e of Christina lake, 5 miles from foot. Black Bear, J.
B. Singer, same. Creditor Bill, J. H. Gailer,
MuRae creek. Olga, S. C. Richards, Gilpin's
ranch.   Nuber, D. Richards, same.
A ugnst 10. Gold Dollar, C. Williamson, In Burnt
llasln, Josh oreek. Golden Age fraotlon, same
Au. nit 4. Lenora, BJorklund et al. Hobson, A.
V. Anderson. Kettle Rluer Star, R.H.Smith.
Mldnlitht Sun, P. Sullivan. Northern Light,
W. Howard.
August 5. Diamond Hitch and Mammoth, Mammoth and Diamond Hitch Con. Mining Co.
I'omslook,  Loyal Canadian Co.
August 7. Kaffir, V. R. Swanson. Verna Pansy,
Uarrow aud Ferguson. Iron Horse, S. J.
Clark et al. Robinson, G. T. Nye. Fanten-
iue. R. A. Brown, four years. Volcanic aud
-hlokshook, K. A. Brown.
Augusts. Mecklenburg, C. s. Wallls. Walllngford, II. King,   Whatcom, W. Forrest.
August 9. Empire, K. M. Rees. \\ hite bird, M.
O'Keefe.  Rose Bud fraction, R. S. Fraser.
August 10. Glencralgs, J. K. Kilby. Rob Hoy.
J. 0. Googlas.
Late Jletal Quotations
New York, August II.- Bar silver, OOMc
Mexican dollars, 48c.
.   1 ake copper���18.50.
' he firm that fixes the selling price for miners
and smelters quotes lead 14.86 at tbe close.
The shaft in the Mother Lode,
Burnt Basin, is down 60 feet, and
orosscutling ha*  begun
It is mill, nfter the trains begin
to run to Cascade, that the Penticton stage line will make this place
its terminal.
J. V. Welch was down from his
railway contracts yesterday. He
has six miles on the B. C. Spur,
and employs 185 men.
Lynch & Earle, N. Robinson and
D. I). Ferguson put in bids for the
new Cascade school house this
week, which were sent to Victoria.
This week's Gazette contains
notice of the incorporation of the
Cinnon Ball Mines, Ltd.. and the
Victoria Gold & Copper Mining
Co., of English Point.
W. P. Ander-on, travelling passenger agent of the C. P.. R. lea-ves
today for Trail where he hopes to
make definite arrangements for
passenger traffic on the Columbia
and Western to Cascade, and also
arrangements for stages from Casoade tn the other towns in the
Boundary.���Nelson Miner, Aug.ll.
Killed Near Oreenwood.
Dominion Mantello, an Italian
laborer, while being conveyed to
the surface in the Mother Lode
mine last Monday morning, jumped out of the bucket and fell to the
bottom of the shaft, a distance of
225 feet. He wag instantly killed.
The bodv was badly maneled.
The accident was caused by a
wrong signal. The coroner was
notified, and after examining into
the matter, decided that an inquest
was unnecessary. No one is to
The Record is opening up a constantly improving paystreak of
Fine Job Printing. You are cordially invited to assay it.
We do not keep "everything
under the sun," but we
have in stock just what
you want when you start
out in the hills or "up the
Clothing, Boots, Shoes, Etc.,
This hotel is located in the centre
of town, opposite the poetoffice,
and has every convenience for
the comfort of the travelling public. Finely stccked bar in connection.
Notice of Assignment.
Notice is hereby giver, that Thomas F. Gaine
and M. H. Coy, both ot Cascade City, in the province of British Columbia, doing business as
wholesale liquor merchants and gent's furnishers, at Cascade City, aforesaid, In the premises
known as the "Yukon storu," under the name,
style and firm of i.alne k Roy, have by deed'
bearing date the 16th day of July, A. D., 18119, assignee all their personal estate, credits and effects which may be sold under execution, and all
their real estate to the undersigned. James H.
Good, of Cascade City aforesaid, Broker, intrust
for the general benefit of their creditors.
The said deed was executed by the assignors
and assignee on the 15th day of July, A. D., 1899.
All persons, firms, and corporations having
claims against the said Gaine A Roy are required
to forward to tbe said assignee fnll particulars of
their claims, duly verified, and tbe nature of the
securities, if any, held by them, on or before the
21st day of August, A. D., 1899.
And notice is hereby given that after the said
21st day of Angust, A. D., 1899, the assignee will
proceed to distribute the assets of tbe estate
among the parties entitled thereto, having regard
only to the claims of whiob the assignee shall
then have had notice; and that the said assignee
will not be responsible for the assets, or any part
thereof, >o distributed to any person or persons,
firm or corporation of whose debt or claim he
shall not then l ave had notice.
A meeting of the creditors and the said assignors will be held on Friday the rourth (4th)
day of August, A. D., 1899, at tbe honr ol 2 o'clock
in the afternoon in the said Ynknn Store premises at Cascade City in the province of British
Dated tbe 17th day of July, A. D., 1899.
Certlficatei of Improvements.
Birthday, Edison, Electric. Piotow,
Moncton and Edison Fraction mineral
claims, situate In the Grand Forks Mining Division of Yale district.
Where located;-Birthday���on MoRae creek
and one mile from Christina lake.
Edison, Electric, Ploton, Moncton and Edison
Fraotlon���on Josh creek, In the Burnt Basin.
Take Notice that I, J. D. Anderson, P. L. S.,
of Trail, B. C, acting as agent for Richard Plowman, Free Miners' Certificate No. B18280, and
Mrs. (Thos.) Addle Gee, Free Miners' Certificate
No. 12B86A, Intend, sixty days from date hereof,
to apply to the Mining Recorder for Certificates
of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining
crown grants of the above cfaims.
Ai:d further take notice that action, under section 87, must be commenced before the issuanoe
of such Certificates of Improvements.
Dated thi 20th day of July, A.D., 1899.
60 J. D. Anderson.
Certlficatei of Improvements.
Meckmsnburo and Meckl'nbuhg Fraction mineral claims, sitnate in the Grand Forks
mining division of Osooyos division of Yale district.
Where located:���At Ihe head of the Burnt Basin.
Take notice that I, J. D. Anderson, P. I.. S., of
Trail, B. C, acting as agent for C. s. Wallls, F.
M. C. No. 34251A, and Annie M. Brown, Free
Miner's certificate No. B1M49, intend, sixty days
from the date be-eof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for certificates of improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining crown grants of the above
And farther take notice that action, under section 87, must be commenced before the issuance
of such certificates of Improvements.
Dated this 12th day of Angnst, A. D., 1899.
51 J. D. Anderson.
��� Grand Central
Mcdonald & flood, props.
Liquid Refreshments of All Kinds
and in the Choicest Qualities. . . .
First Class Sampje Rooms in Connection.
This Hciune if* the Favorite Resort for Railway Men.
B. C. Livery Stable
Good Saddle Horses for Hire. Teaming
on the Shortest Notice. Good Turnouts
Ready at all hours to go to any part of
the Boundary country. Careful drivers.
���    J. A. BERTOIS, Prop.
Stables on Second Avenue,      -    ��� -      -      -      -    CASCADE, B. C.
(Late MacFarlane & Co.) VANCOUVER, B. C.
We are manufacturers and direct Importers, and carry a large stock of Balances, Furnaces,
Fire Clay goods, Scientific and Practical Books, Glassware, Platinum goods, Adds, Chemicals, and all other Assayers' and Miners' requirements. ... SOLE AGRNT3 for Morgan Crucible Co., Battersea, Becker's Son's Balances, Etc. Catalogues and partioulurs on application.
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Spokane Falls &
Northern System.
Nelson and Fort Sheppard Hy, Co.
Red Mountain Railway Co,
The direct and only All-Rail Route
hetween  the   Kootenay  District
���AND ALL���
British Columbia Points,
Pacific Coast Points,
Puget Sound Points,
Eastern Canada and United States.
���Connects at Spokane with���
O. R. R. & NAV. CO.
Maps furnished, tickets sold and Information
given by local and connecting line ticket agents.
Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary
creek connect at  Marons and Bossburg  with
stages dally.
H. A. JACKSON, G. P. AT. A.,
Spokane. Wash.
��� ������
Delivered free to
any part of the
Watchmaker, Jeweller and Optician.
Eyes Scientifically Tested
Free of Charge	
Dominion Hall Block,     -     COLUMBIA, B.C
Certificate of Improvements.
Cannonball, Dr ad wood and Alma mineral
claims, situate In the Graiid Forks Mining Division of Yale District.
Where located:���On Baker Creek, about one
mile east of Christina Lake.
Take notice that I, J. D. Anderson, P. L. S��� of
Trail, B. C, acting as agent for B. Dalby Morkill, Jr. F. M. C. No. 33682A, William C. Williams, F M. C. No. 84617A, John Spaulding, F.
M. C. No. 12862A. Orr Grader., F. M. C. No.
19609A, Geo. S. Armstrong, F. M. (!. No. 12887B,
and A. W. Seigle Kree Miller's Certificate No-
IS07A, Intend sixty days from date hereof, to
appl) to the Mining Recorder for Certificates of
Impr vements, for the purpose of obtaining
Crown Grants of tbe above claims.
And further take notice that aotion, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuance
of such Certlficatei of Improvements.
Dated this tenth day of July. 1899, A. D.
Notice is hereby given that slxtv days after
date I Intend to make application to the Chief
Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission
to purchase the following described tract of land,
���In : Commencing at a post located about one
mile north easterly of the Junction of McKae and
Day creeks and about six miles from Christina
lake, Yale dlstriot, thonce running forty chains
east, thence one hundred and twenty chains north,
thence forty chains west, thence one hundred
and twenty chains south to point of commence-
mrnt, comprising four hundred and eighty acres.
Walter C.Archer.
Rossland, B. C, June 1st, 1899. S9
Christina Lake
Mining Camps.
Price, $1.25, post paid.
Compiled  by JOHN A. CORYELL, P. L. S.
This map contains the latest locations on Shamrock and Castle Mountains, on Baker, Sutherland and McRae Creeks, and In tbe Burnt Basin.
For sale by
The Cascade Record,
Cascade, B. C.
Church Service
Divine service will be conducted by Rev. Joseph
McCoy. M. A. tomorrow (Sunday) at 11 a.m. and
8:00 p.m.. Standard Time, in the school-house,
Sabbath school at 2:81 p.m. in the same place.
All are cordiallv Invited to attend.
You can get hreakfast hefore the
early fltape nturte at the Queen
Restaurant. THE   CASCADE   RECORD
August 12,1899
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Last week's meeting of delegates
from the boards of trade, of Kootenay and Yale, at Rossland, was
successful in every way. The gath ���
ering was a representative one, in
every way of the business interests
of the sections referred to, and can
hardly fail to be of benefit to the
people in Southeastern British Columbia.
This section has too long been
neglected at Ottawa and Victoria.
Appeals have been sent in repeatedly, but for the most part in vain.
Legislature, did not or would not
see that this country, destined to
be the richest perhaps in the Dominion, was growing rapidly, and
that its neede were growing with
equal speed. Consequently, with
most inadequate representation at
both capitals,acts were passed with
but little consideration, that vitally
affected Kootenay and Yale.
With concerted action, which
will be taken as a result of the
gathering, reforms will be inaugurated and carried out to the lasting good of our great business interests. On another page will be
found a full report of the Rossland
meeting, which will well repay perusal. The forming of the organization was a move in the right
direction. It must not be used to
vent personal spite nor to grind
individual axes.
After several attempts to fill the
position of attorney-general of the
m-ovh'ce, lately vacated by Joseph
Martin, Premier Semlin has at last
succeeded in getting Alexander
Henderxon, of New Westminster,
to accept the office. The government supporters and part of the
government press in a luke warm
manner, assert that he will be endorsed by his constituency, when
he goes before them, as he must
shortly, for their approval.
But it so happens that Mr. Henderson's recent political attitude
has been somewhat peculiar. He
was elected last year to the legislative assembly as a supporter of
the Turner government, and was
one of the hardest workers and
1 ���didest shouter? for the late premier. But when Mr. Semlin was
called on by the lieutenant-governor to form a cabinet, Mr. Henderson suddenly experienced a change
of heart, and since then has voted
and worked with the present government.
In view of these plain facts, it is
difficult to see wherein government
supporters can find encouragement
for the idea that the people of New
Westminster, who sent Mr. Henderson to Victoria to support Mr.
Turner, will now follow his political acrobatic feat and vote him into Mr. Semlin's cabinet. On the
contrary, the opposition are most
confident that he will be ignomi-
niously turned down at the polls.
The writ for the bye-election is
expected any day now, and there
will doubtless be a hot and short
campaign in the Royal City.
Should Mr Henderson be elected
there is still grave doubt of the
stability of the present government,
with Joe Martin and D. W. Hig-
gins avowedly against it. Mr.
Semlin has anything but a bed of
roses, even should he succeed in
holding the government together,
which is extremely doubtful.
question, and may result in serious
The Kamloops Standard says
the government is dying by inches.
It certainly has but a short lease
of life.
Cascade is now not only the
headquarters for the railway coi.-
tractors, but also for the C. P. R.
in the Boundary country.
Captain Dreyfus is once more
having a trial at Henries, France,
and the French people are holding
their breath for the result.
A smelter is talked of for the
Mother Lode, in Deadwood camp.
The prediction made that the Boundary would be a smelting center
seems likely to be verified in the
near future.
Oil is being used in place of water for sprinkling in some eastern
cities. In Victoria a little oil
sprinkled on the troubled political
waters appears to be an urgent
need just now.
Knowing ones assert that the
recent beginning of activity by the
government in starting work on
roads and trails in different parts,
is it sure indication of an approaching election. This was the Turner
government'.^ program last year.
Greenwood's city council has
turned down the Spokesman-Review's proposition for an advertisement to the tune of $900. The
nice, sweet, things about Greenwood in Spokane's daily will correspondingly be fewer and further
To put it mildly, it is to be regretted that miners have begun to
be imported from Ontario to work
Kootenay properties. It will undoubtedly complicate the situation
and the struggle on the eight-hour
Many of the provincial papers
agree that for the present Joe Martin is only biding his time. When
the opportunity arrives, he expects
to deliver a knock-out blow to
some of those he chooses to think
responsible for his recent and
mighty downfall.
The coast papers with much glee
announce that the Pacific cable
project is likely to be taken and
pushed to an early completion.
It would be more to the point just
now if some of the government
works in the interior were pushed
to an early completion.
Last week the types made the
Record say the Dominion government had allowed subsidies of
$58,00O,(J00 for new railways. This
was, of course, one cipher too
many, but it is notable, that of
this amount, not a dollar is to be
spent in British Columbia.
An Interesting Estimate by One Familiar
With the Work.
The progress of the track-layers
on the new railway is of interest to
the entire Boundary section.
Owing to the bridge building necessary, it cannot help being slower
than could be wished. The following estimate of progress from Cascade was made by one familiar
with the work, and is based on
what has already been dune on the
Cross 1st bridge over Kettle river
at Cascade, 1,600 feet long, August
Reach 2nd bridge over Kettle
river at Cascade, August 15.
Cross 2nd bridge over Kettle
river, 120-foot span, August 21.
To 3rd bridge over Kettle river,
11 miles, at old government ferry,
August 27.
Cross 3rd bridge over Kettle
river, 130-foot span, September 2.
To 4th bridge over Kettle river,
at Columbia, 1.400 feet long, one
130-foot span and one 150-foot
span, September 3.
Cross 4th bridge over Kettle
river, September 10.
To Niagara, 5 miles, including
crossing 600 foot bridge, 80 feet
high, September 18.
To Greenwood, 17 miles, September 29.
To Midway, 10 miles, October
This estimate is made without
allowance for unforeseen delays,
and consequently does not pretend
to be absolutely accurate.
Just Like Cascade.
New Denver is full of free cows
and horses. They roam around
the city eating up everything in
sight without regard to the price.
They made a sortie on our lawn
the other night and upset the
water barrel. If this occurs again
we will whistle to the bull pup,
and flood the market with cheap
beef, and have enough horse meat
left over to supply the American
Have you tried the Queen Restaurant?   It's all right.
At the
Cascade Drug Co.
You oan get anything and everything yon may need in the line of
Wall Paper,
Paints, Etc.
Latest Arrivals at
Toilet Soaps, Perfumes, Drugs, Stationery, Brushware and Playing
Summer Dress Materials and Supplies.
Local Photographs.
Summer Shirts, $1 each, in Great Variety.
Derby and Fedora Hats.
Ladies' and Gent's Boots and Shoes.
Also, Oysters, Lobsters, Cheese, Olives,
Pine Apples and Other Fine Groceries.
Main St and 1st and 2nd Aves.
A Business Chance.
The undersigned has for lease two of the best
business sites in Cascade, situated on either side
or the new Customs House. Frontage, 80 and 40
feet respectively; depth, B0 feet. Any reasonable
offer considered. Apply by letter only to
G. 0. Bosk.
88 Cascade City, B.C-
Table of
Distances From
. 2o
Sutherland creek.
.. 8
. 88
. 41
Christina Lake
.   2
Centra]camp..   ..
. 80
Giaham's Ferry...
.   8                '
. 1��
Summit camp.
Columbia (TJp.GF.) 14
. 1��
Volcanic Mt..    ..
. XT)
Pathfinder Mt
. it
Boundary Falls...
. 86
Wellington camp .
Providence camp..
. 84
Camp McKinney..
. 79
Deadwood camp ..
Okanagan Falls...
Long Lake camp..
. 80
Copper camp	
Nelson,Wash. ...
Graham camp...
Curlew, Wash. ...
Torodack., Wash.
.. 7
..18 .!>
.August 12,1899
Peter Larson,; of Mann, Foley
Bros'; & Larson, who spent several
days in Cascade last week, is an
excellent example of what a poor
man can make out of himself.
' Starting years ago with nothing
but determination and persever-
ance as a capital, he haB gradually
worked himself up from obscurity
and poverty to affluence and prominence, though to thiB day he ie
one of the most democratic of men
to moet. With shrewdness and
care of details he made one small
contract after another pay; then
he took larger ones, and now is
able to handle any size, the present one, of a sum approximating
$4,000,000 for building the Rob-
son-Midway branch of the C. P. R.,
being a sample. In addition, he
is interested in the Nelson <fe Bedlington, railway contract, and the
Trinidad, Wash., contract. Mr.
Larson built the Nelson & Ft.
Shepherd railway, and a large section of the Great Northern west
from Spokane, besides many others.
He has also done well with his
mining investments, one of which
the Morning mine, in the Coeur d'-
Alenes, is said'hy some to have tbe
most extensive ore bodies in that
entire section. .. An indomitable
will, coupled with energy ar^d stick-
to-itive-ness will accomplish much
in this world of ours.
. J. H.Macf aria tie, business manager, of the Montreal Boundary
Cree^k Mining Co,, owning the Sunset mine, in Deadwood camp, was
in Cascade Wednesday, accompanied by H. Johns and wife. Mr.
Johns is the new superintendent at
the Sunset, and is going out to inspect some plants and secure the
latest and best for the.Sunset. .The
plant will include a 20-drill compressor, boilers, hoist and pump to
match, and will be of the Inger-
soil-Sergeant pattern. It is expected to arrive in six or seven
^weeks, and has been ordered to be
shipped to Cascade for transhipment. Mr. Johns has been with
the Mother Lode mine, adjoining
the Sunset, for 15 months, and has
had charge of the development during that time. The Sunset people
are indeed fortunate in securing
his services when they are install"
ing a plant that will cost $30,000
complete and will without doubt
be the most complete in the Boundary country. , The company is
one of the strongest operating in
the Boundary, and has $125,000 in
the treasury as a starter for development work.
J. H. Inkster, the mining man,
who started work on the Pontifex
group, near Cascade, on Huckleberry mountain, a couple of
months ago, was in town this
week. He has just returned from
a trip to the Windermere section
in East Kootenay, and on his return visited the Slocan. In both
sections his duties took him where
glaciers are the warmest thing to
be found the year around. He
*ays the town of Whitewater is a
deserted 'village, and Sandon is
about as bad. since the enforcement of the eight-hour law. Mr.
Inkster is a gentleman who has
had a wide and varied experience
in a mining way. and has the confidence of capitalists.
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First Avenue,
The Steamer
Myrtle B.
Is now ready for freight and
passenger traffic on Christina
Lake. Newly painted and refitted.
Steamer leaves Foot ot Lake at 10 a.m. and 8
p. m. j leaves English Point at 9 a.m. and 1 p. m.
When your horse loses a
shoe or your wagon gets
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Brief Bits Proa Many Camp*. J
A large body of ore is being broken into the in the Crown Point
camp, above Rock creek.
The Lottie F., on Copper creek,
up the main Kettle, haa an enormous body of ore,' giving assays of
40 per cent copper and $3 in gold.
A 28-foot shaft has been sunk
on the 40 foot ledge on the Red
Warrier group, in West Copper
camp. Fair copper and gold values are found.
From January 1 to July 3,1899,
658 assessment were filed for record
at the office of Grand Forks mining division, being tin incaeate of
184 over the same time last year.
A 90-foot shaft has been sunk on
the Josie, near the B. C. in Summit camp., There is a five foot
ledge, and-a strong company has
been formed to develop the property.
The tunnel on the Volcanic,
north fork of Kettle river, ia now
in 550 feet, 1300 feet below the
summit, and the owner, R. A-
Brown, expects to strike the ledge
The main shaft in the Winnipeg, in Wellington camp, is down
330 feet. An average of 186 assays
gives between $25 and $30 per ton.
About 2,000' tons of shipping ore
are on the dump.
Grading for the C. P. R. spur to
Summit camp haB opened up an immense body of copper-iron ore 100
feet wide on the Emma claim.
This property belongs to the Mackenzie-Mann group of propertied
In and,around the new town of
Phoenix the Old Ironsides, Knob
Hill, Golden Crown, Winnipeg and
Gold Drop are said to employ 250
men at $3.50 per day, making a
payroll of about $1,000 daily.
Over $150,000 worth of machinery
has been taken in this season.
P. J. Corbett, single handed, at
Republic drilled a hole 28| inches
deep in 15 minutes. It was done
last week on a wager of $100 that
he could heat the double-handed
result of 27$ inches on July 4th.
He had a turner and delivered
870 blow* in the allotted time.
R. E. L,, famjliarly know as
"Barbarian" Brown, because he
once ran a paper known as the
Barbarian in the Coeur d'Alene, is
expected to visit the Boundary
shortly. He has mined in South
Africa. Australia, Mexico, tbe
United States, and a few other
The following Boundary mines
are on a shipping basis:. Knob Hill,
Old Ironsides, Winnipeg, Golden
Crown, Mother Lode, Sunset, City
of Paris, Brooklyn, Stemwinder,
Oro Denoro. Gold Bug, B. C, R.
Bell, Morrison. Besides these,
about 30 others have passed the
prospect stage and will soon be
ready to send out ore to the smelters.
Paul Johnson, formerly superintendent of the Hall Mines smelter,
at Nelson, is expected in Greenwood shortly to select a site for the
Mother Lode smelter. The stockholders of the British Columbia
Copper Co., owners of the Mother
Lode mine, understood to be the
Gugeenheim syndicate, are also
erecting a smelter in California,
the work being in charge of Mr.
Johnson. 6
August 12, 1888
Held a Decidedly Successful Meeting at
Twenty-Two Dclefitei Were Preuot���Eighteen Important Subjects DIkuikcI���Next
Meetlsg at Nelson.
With twenty-two representatives
of various boards present and eighteen important subjects listed for
discussion, the delegates from various towns may safely be congratulated on having got through their
labors with much success, and
great unanimity in the space of
two working days and nights, at
the associated boards of,trade meeting, held at Rossland last week.
The representatives of the Boundary country consisted of Mesnrs.
A. J. McMillan and Duncan Ross,
Greenwood; Smith Curtis and  W.
B. Cockrane, Grand Forks; Stanley
Mayall, Cascade. Midway and Columbia were unfortunately not
The meeting was held in the
parlor of the Bank of Montreal
and in the manager of that successful corporation the joint board
found a president whose courtesy
and ability were only exceeded by
his hospitality.
Among the various subjects listed
for discussion, may be mentioned:
The Silver-Lead Question; The
Railways and the Public; Postal
Service*; Dominion and Provincial
Parliamentary Representation of
the Boundary country; The Eight-
Hour law; Official Recognition and
Limitation of the Boundary District.
With such able exponents of the
subject as Mr. G. 0. Buchanan, of
Kaslo. and Mr. W. H. Aldridge, of
Trail, present, the silver-lead question was ensured of receiving ade-.
quate discussion.
Mr. Buchanan oa Silver-Lead Industry.
Mr. Buchanan dealt fully with
the history of the silver-lead industry, detailing seriatim the many
reasons, political and constitu tonal, for the present torpid and undeveloped state of the many mines
and promising prospects of the
Slocan and East Kootenay districts.
He suggested reciprocity as to lead
ore shipments between the United
States and Canada, and supported
the action taken to that end at the
Quebec conferei.ce by the British
and Canadian commissioners, and
desired to see this conference insist
iipon the retention of lead ores on
the list to he made duty free. His
remarks met with great applause.
Mr. Aldridge followed and felt
that considerable and lengthy experience of the smelting industry
and its ramification in the United
States and Canada would necessitate his opposing Mr. Buchanan's
attitude on various grounds. He
contended that the true solution of
the difficulty lay in securing for
Canada free re-admission of her
lead, refined in the United States.
At present 15 per cent, duty was
charged on pig lead of Canadian
origin, re-imported from the United
States. He also would desire to
s��e an import duty of 30 per cent.
t/wrrtsWj upon white lead, red lead,
lithirge  or  other   manufactured
lead brought i nfrom the states,
and every thing possible done to
secure the smelting and refining
industries being carried out entirely north of the boundary line.
Rossland could find a splendid example of what ought not 10 be, in
the smelter at Northport.
Views of Col. Topping and Mr. Daly.
Col. Topping thoroughly agreed
with him on this matter, pointing
out how the leading mine of Rossland shipped ore out of the country, which would, if returned here
afford employment for scores of
men. Smith Curtis supported Mr.
Buchanan, and contended that the
C. P. R. and its transporation rates
were great obstacles to the successful carrying out of the industry;
valuable foreign markets were totally lost to Canada on account of
excessive freight rates.
The Hon. T. Mayne Daly contended that free admission of Canadian lead ore into the states would
jeopardise, if not absolutely kill,
the Canadian smelters. Eventually, a resolution was recorded favoring "re-admission, duty free, of
Canadian lead refined abroad; an
import duty on manufactured lead,
conseonant with that on other
manufactured articles, and the
prompt payment of bounties already earned by Canadian smelters, under the act of 1895."
Compliments to the C. P. R.
In the matter of the treatment
accorded by railways entering new
districts to towns already situated
therein, resolutions were presented
by J. I'. Farrell,of Moyie, seconded
by Mr. Mayall,of Cascade,and also
by Mr, Ross, of Greenwood, seconded by Mr. Cochrane, of Grand
Forks,vigorously protesting against
the treatment accorded by the C.
P. R. to existing towns and unfair
ciescriminaticm in favor of town-
sites in which the railway company had its��tf acquired an interest. Mr. Robertson, of Nelson,
pointed out the difficulty of dealing with the matter, and instanced
the provincial government as not
being absolutely clear of suspicion
of being guilty of similar practices,
and favored the board taking action on the matter. Mr.' Mayall
resolutely opposed this, suggesting
that two wrongs did not make one
right, and that this gigantic corporation, which started into existence with a cash grant of $25,000,:
000, a land grant of a similar
amount and a gift of $15,000,000
worth of railroad plant, and now
which had a profit of $1,000,000
per month, had not even the need,
Idt alone the excuse, for such
actions as it was guilty of; and
as to difficulties, they were not insurmountable. The strongest government known in Great Britain
during recent years, had been compelled, after losing three seats in
succession and jeopardising many
others, to eventually give way in a
matter of injustice perpetrated by
the board of agriculture, and he
believed the time was not far distant, when the Dominion parliament would have to recognise the
rights of the public in this province. Eventually a resolution was
passed requesting the minister of
railways to institute such legislation as would better control the
construction of new railroads, ensure provision for existing towns
and prevent unfair exploitation.
Mr. Ross moved, and Smith Curtis seconded, and was also sup-
(Contlnued on Page 1.)
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August IS, 18N
(Continued from Page S.)
i-orted by Mr. Mayall, a resolution
urging upon the provincial government the desirability of detailing
that portion of the mineral region
within the natural limits of the
Kettle river bahin, north of the
49th parallel, ind creating therein a new parliamentary division.
A committee consisting of Messrs.
Koss, Harvey, Curtis, and Mayall,
appointed to. report on postal irregularities, drafted a strong resolution urging the postmaster-general
to bring into effect much needed
changes for the amelioration of the
postal service, including better pay
for postmasters, more frequent service, and greater care on the part
of stage lines and others in the
handling of postal matter.
No Action on Eight-Hour Question.
On the eight-hour question,
whilst all present were of opinion
that the change was premature and
uncalled for, some slight difference
of opinion was manifested with regard to action in the matter. One
member proposed a strong resolutions embodying unqualified condemnation of the new regulation,
and received considerable support
from the representative of another
part of the country; a third, from
a district yet little affected by the
change, urged temperate action or
none at all, and was supported hy
a fourth speaker, who pointed out
that, in labor questions, it was necessary to proceed with the utmost
caution; he had personally been
connected with some of the biggest
labor disputes of recent years, in
England, and desired to see no
repetition of them in this country.
Careless 'legislation or interference by outsiders were two of the
primary causes of labor troubles,
aud he urged upon the board the
necessity of refraining from st ying
one word or committing one act
which, being misconstrued might
bring upon the country troubles
which were avoidable.
A fifth speaker gave some history
of the change and pointed out that
the difficulty might be in a fair
way of solving itself, and suggested
that those who had mining interests should themselves make representations to the minister on the
subject A committee was appointed to deal with the matter as
best seemed fit.
The whole of the proceedings
went like clock work. There was
general cordiality, no fighting for
selfish interests, and a keen desire
to carry out in the most business
way the objects of the gathering.
Next Year at Nelson.
Officials were appointed to act
for the joint boards at next year's
meeting to he held the first, week
in August, 1900, at Nelson, B. C..
The ballot gave 8 votes for Nelson, 5 for Grand Forks, and it is
safe to say that had Midway and'
Columbia been represented, the
next meeting of the joint boards
would have heen held in the Boundary country.
Too much cannot be said in
praise of the hospitality shown by
Rossland to its guests. Mr. Fraser
was unremitting in his attentions
and consideration.
, A highly successful smoking
concert, under the chairmanship of
the Mayor, was organized and unlimited refreshments provided.
The local fire brigade was called
upon to display its proficiency and
amply demonstrated that it could
supply two engines and man and
have six jets of water in operation,
at a point some distance from
home, inside two minutes of being
called. The War Eagle mine and
compressor plant were visited and
thoroughly appreciated, and then
on the invitation of Mr. Aldridge,
carriages were provided for an inspection to prove the enormous
capacity of the Trail smelter, and
its ability to deal with the refractory ores of the Rossland camp.
An elegant lunch chez Mr. Aldridge and a tour around town
under the auspices of the great and
jonly Col. Topping, poet, mining
man and fish commissioner,
brought a most delightful visit to
a conclusion.
America's Great Tnasmtiteita. Lite
ail World's Pictorial Boote.
From Kootenay Country. First
Class Sleepers on all trains
from Arrowhead and Kootenay
Landing. Tourist Cars pass
Revelstoke, daily for St. Paul,
Thursdays for Montreal and
Boston, Tuesdays and Saturdays for Toronto,
7.00and 15.20K It. Rossland ar. ll.UOand ltUOK
7.00 and 15.46K lv. Nelson . ar. 10.80 and I9.25K
For points on or reached via Crow's Nest Line
S8.80K (daily).... It. Nelson ar.. .. (daily) S.S0K
Casoade via Boiabnrg and Nelson, to Toronto,
102 hours; to Montreal, 10S hours; toNew York,
118 hours; to Winnipeg, et hours. Rossland or
Nelson to the coast in 80 hours.
For rates and fullest information address nt ar-
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A. Bremner, Agent, Cascade, B.C.
W.F.Anderson,      EJ.Coyue,
Trav.Pass.Agent, A.G.P.Agt.
Nelson, B.C.    Vancouver.B.C.
Don't forget the Record Job Department when needing fine stationery.
The best meal is the market
the Queen Restaurant.
The coming Commercial, Industrial and Mining Centre of Bast Yale.
r I  JID    (lOTsOAIfQlf    k      lmy%.7 Of the Kettle River, Boundary
1   11C    VJCIIvtVCIj      WHV     Creek and Christina Lake Countries.
A Magnificent Water Power of 20,000 Horse Power.
The center of
a marvellously
A most promising opportunity for business
locations and realty investments.
A most advantageous smelter
location and railroad center. One
mile from Christina Lake, the
Great Pleasure
For further
price of lots,
etc., address,
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Cascade City
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GEO. K. STOCKER, Townsite Agent, Cascade, B. C.      Or L. A. HAMILTON, Land Com. C. P.R., Winnipeg, Man. 8
August 13,1809
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Eailroad Headquarters Hotel.
When Visiting the Gateway City on Railroad, Mining or
Smelter Business, You are Cordially Invited to
Make Your Home Here. You will be Treated Right
Our Bar is One of the Features of this Establishment. ��� It
is Supplied with an Almost Endless Variety of the
Choicest Whiskies, Ales, Wines, Beers and Cigars.
.C. J. BCKStOftM, MANA^fiR.
A large stock of Rough
��� and Dressed Lumber.
Laths. Shingles,TlQuldings, Etc
First Avenue
llV^^OCi   )JQ. {_/.     Oscar Stknbtiiom. Mgii.
1 Alvjj* ��� ��� ,��� ��� ��� ���
 FOR  -,v\..;\-
Bossburg, Republic, Greenwood, Grand Forks and all-Btmnd��
ary Points.   We sell Through Tickets to all points.    We
t Always Leave and Arrive "on Time."
;       ,. ��   '    ���
Leave Cascade for Bossburg, 5.30 a. m.
Leave Cascade for Grand Forks, 7.00 p. 111.
'    F. M. HAL.LETT, Manager, ;
Bossburg, Wash.
Commercial Hotel
The Largest and Most Popular Hotel in the city
Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
, I % j 4*
i   &rst Ave. and Main St.,   -   CASCADE, B. C.
For the best since
the world began
apply to
The Record, Cascade, B.C.
Harvesting is now in full; swing
a round Vernon.   ,     ,
There is an Agitation against the
Chinese at Whitewater.
The Trout .Lake, Topic thinkB
that  section |s  on   jthe eve 01 a,
!,,Labor cUiy, September 4th, will
lie celehi;atedrA8 usual in Rossland
thiB year;. >....-, , ���
OverlOO men have been on a
strike at the Van Anda mine on
Vancouver Island.  ��� '      .���..���"���'>
Fernie is to -have two school
teacher* at once. Hitherto none
have been provided.
The court house- is to be removed
from Donald to - Golden. Work
will be commenced at once.
This week both Nelson and Rossini.cl were blessed with a visit from
a simon-pure, oTd fashioned circus.
The Kaslo, Lardeau & Duncan
railway have surveyed their: road
into Ferguson, TheC. P. R. have
a survey running into Ferguson.
Rossland's mayor declares that
by the recent purchase of the city
water system, for $40,000, the
municipality will save $200 a
.month for water.     , ' >
Rossland's ratepayers decided
last Tuesday to grant the gas franchise tci Dr. Doolittle's fiompany.
Every "one of the 100 ballots counted wert4n4avor of it-.
It is- said that the formation of
the sawmill trust in. Kootenay is
still under serious consideration,
the chief object being to raise, the
price of, rough lumber .to $12 per
thousarjd. i ;. "'   x.y:{
The driv*r��--at ihe Feriri��^aj
irt'j'nes went out on a "strike lasi
week, for a raise in wages fromv
$2.25 to $2.50 per day. The boys
originally got $1.50.per daj^ which
has been gradually raised. ��� S:;
The-- mrge//idditionB to the*
asylum for.the insane at Westminster are completed, but patients
continue to increase in number to
fast that almost at once the new
quarters will be fully occupied.
The city council of Nelson has
let the tender for the construction of 4,340 feet of sewer required
hy the city, to McBeath & Co., for
79 cents per .lineal foot, for the
earth, and $6.05 for rock excavation. < "���"���
The Ymir,mine -has imported
miners from Sudbury, Ont., under
six months' contract to work in
any mines under control of the
Nelson District Mine Owners' Association. The imported men were
sent to Ymir on a special train
from Five Mile Point, having come
in over the Crow's Nest Pass road.
Palace j��iucrg jQarn
Up to Date
Saddle Horses Furnished
"cascade, b c,
Hutchins &
Are now located in Bosfburg
with ten four-horse teams, and
are prepared to deliver freight
in Cascade, Grand Forks and
Greenwood on SHORT NOTICE.
Orders received by Telephone,
and prompt delivery guaranteed. *���'������������*���<���
Fire Insurance Agency
..  PANY, of London, Eng., BRITISH     AMERICAN VaSSUR-
ANCE CO. of Toronto; WES1Y
Gkorgk K. Stacker, Agknt.
\ Expert  Laundryman.    Bundle* called fur and  delivered.
.   s  Work done on .Short Notice.
Give me a trial.   '
Laundry at the rear of the Commercial Hotel
0.1 lift? Ss
Saddle Horses for Hire.
Rear Montana Hotel, Cascade.


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