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Published In the Interests of the Boundary and Christina Lake   Mining Districts
Vol. II.
CASCADE, B. C,   JANUARY 27, 1900.
No. 12.
The Past Week there Has Been Fighting
Along the Tugela Front.
Every Foot of Qround Most Stubbornly Coo-
tested by Opposing Forces���Our Generals More Cautious and Certain of Their
Eight Boer camps have been
seen west of Ladysmith, and Gen.
Buller with 30,000 men is facing an
army of 50,000 Boers. A dispatch
to the N. Y. Tribune on the 23rd,
says: Buller has challenged good
fortune in playing for high stakes.
Success will make him the greatest
Boldier since Wellington. Failure
will expose him to destructive criticism for attempting with 30,000
men work which requires an army
of 50,000. An official dispatch of
the 24th, reads: General Bnller's
turning movement, of which so
much had heen expected, has come
to a standstill. General Warren
holds the ridges, hut the enemy's
positions are higher. The British
artillery are playing on the Boer
positions, the Boers are replying.
The British infantry is separated
by only 1,400 yards from theenemy
but an approach to the steep slopes
across the bare open would expose
the British to a fatal rifle fire.
General Builer's plans have reached their development. He declines
to send his infantry across this
zone against formidable positions
by daylight and discloses his purpose to assault the Spion Kop
heights during the night. This appears to be the key to the Boer defense. If he takes it and thus
commands the adjacent country, an
important and possibly a decisive
step will be accomplished.
A dispatch to the London Daily
Mail from Pietermaritzhurg, dated
January 23rd, says: Lord Dun-
donald holds the road to Oliver's
Hoek pa-s. The latest arrivals
from Johannesburg say that the
Boer methods are working ruin to
the mines. The Boers pick out the
rich ore, leaving the cost of further
development to the shareholders.
Store? are being robbed wholesale.
The safe deposits vaults under the
stock exchange, have been broken
open and jewelry and pla'e left by
refugees have been extracted.
Grass is growing in the streets and
cattle are grazing in fashionable
thoroughfares. There are still
about 2,000. Uitlanders in the
Transvaal.   A letter received here
from Harrismith relates that three
Britishers were shot in the market
square for refusing to go to the
front when  commanded.
A report has been received that
Private J. W. Jones of the first
British Columbia contingent of the
Canadian force, bud been killed in
actii'ii at Dover's Farm. Jones was
a graduate of West Point, although
of Scottish birth, and was one of
the best known mining men of Vancouver Island, "Black Jones" being
his common title.
Given a Farwell at Laurel Ridge on the Eve
of Their Departure For Trail,
Mr. D. McLeod, purchasing agent
for Mann, Foley Bros. & Larson,
railway contractors, accompanied
by his wife, left on Tuesday afternoon's train for Trail,where they go
to reside for a time. Mr. and Mrs.
McLeod had resided here over a
year, and by their many admirable
traits of character had endeared
themseves to all who enjoyed their
acquaintance. Both took deep interest in every good work in the
community, and their going leaves
a void the town will seriously feel,
and their former wholesome, helpful presence will be made conspicuous by their absence from our
midst. However, it is an ill wind
that blows no one any good, and
what Cascade loseB by their departure Trail will gain by their arrival.
Mr. and Mrs. McLeod were invited
to spend Monday evening at Laurel
liidge, the beautiful home of Mr.
and Mrs. G. K. Stocker,where,also,
many of their friends resident here
gathered to pass an hour or two in
their company, and bid them a farewell, with wishes for their comfort
and happiness wherever their lot
might hereafter be cast. After refreshments had heen served and
just before the friends dispersed for
their homes, Rev. Joseph McCoy,
after reading aloud, and in behalf of
those present and many others,
handed Mr. McLeod the following
written testimonial of appreciation
and esteem in which he and his
wife were held in this community :
To Mr. and Mrs. Donald McLeod-.
Dear Friends���On the eve of your
departure from among us, we cannot allow the occasion to pass without expressing our regret at your
separation from us.
By your earnestness in the pursuit of the highest good for the
community, by your faithfulness in
the discharge of duty, by the heartiness of your co-operation with
your fellow-workers, and hy your
genial and kindly bearing you have
won a place in the affections not
only of the children but of us all,
such as will not soon he refilled.
It is our earnest prayer that you
may have the guidance, support
and comfort of the Divine Father
continued to you; that opportunities for the exercise of your gifts
may be afforded in pleasant and
profitable fields, and that the satisfaction may be yours of seeing your
labors crowned with abundant sue-
Cascade, B. C. Jan. 22,1900.
Mr. McLeod was visibly affected
by this unexpected demonstration,
and responded in a few brief and
appropriate remarks. While they
had, from the nature of his occupation, lived in and left many other
places, ihe social ties and friendships which had been formed here
seemed stronger than those of any
former accasion, and they grieved
at the thought of separation from
a people so mindful of good to all
comers within their hospitable
Incomers Required to Show a Clean Bill of
In the absence of a regularly appointed official, Officer D. J. Darraugh is here temporarily for the
purpose of enforcing the government qua rat tine regulations in regard to the prevalence of small pox
across the line. The official ukase iu
the first place absolutely prohibits
reservation Indians from crossing
the international boundary line into the province from the American
side. All other persons coming
from either western Idaho or eastern Washington and desiring to
cross the line into this province
must satisfy the quarantine officers
that they have not recently been
exposed to or passed near any person or community where the disease
is present; if they have, must show
by certificate that they subBequent-
ly submitted to vaccination and
All U. S. mails destined for the
British side must, before entering,
be thoroughly fumigated.
It is the determination of the authorities, if possible, to prevent the
spread of the contagion into this
Midway Advance: It is proposed to urge Provincial Government
to construct a wagon road to connect Princeton, in the Similkameen,
with Peachland, on Okanogan lake.
It is claimed that this would bring
the agricultural and mining interests of the districts concerned into
touch, to their mutual benefit.
The first carload of freight other
than construction material to reach
Midway by rail was brought in by
the construction train last Friday.
It was loaded with new machinery
and plant for Lequime & Powers'
sawmill and sash and door factory.
General Warren's Troops Occupy the
Coveted HilL
The Taking of Spion Cop Considered a Per*
manent Advance���Britons Enthusiastic���
Now It's On to Ladysmith.
General Builer's phrase, 'the
men are splendid," thrills England
with pride and confidence. His
taking and holding Spion Kop is
considered a permanent advance.
Sir CharleB Warren's opinion that
miles of the adjacent Boer trenches
are untenable, is accepted by most
expert observers as obviously true,
because of the height of the
position, although some point
out that it may lack an adequate
gun platform to successfully resist artillery fire on the two extended sides. It is not likely that General Warren will let go of anything
he holds, and news of further fighting is calmly awaited, says the London dispatch. The military authorities recognize, of course, that
in the twelve or fifteen miles between Spion Kop and Ladysmith
there are continuous defensive positions and ruggid hills and ravines
which far outrange Spion Kop, but
they are sure that the troops who
have turned the Boers out of difficult places can do it again.
Putting  in a  Shingle Mill at the Head of
Christina Lake.
Chas. Sandner and Olo Join.son
have undertaken an enterprise of
considerable proportion. They are
putting a shingle mill at the head
of Christina Lake. It will be operated by steam, and have a capacity of 45,000 shingles per day.
The product of the mill will be
rafted down the lake during high
water season, nod floated down
Christina creek to Cascade, where
they will be placed on the local
market as the demand may be,
and tbe balance shipped by rail in
any direction that orders mny come
from. They have also provided
themselves with a steam launch,
with which to navigate the lake.
We see no reason why there
should not be a good demand for
their entire output.
C. J. Eckstorrn, previous to the
fire a hotelkeeper of Cascade, was
here this week having just returned
from the east. THE   CASCADE  RECORD
January 27, 1D00
PAYl   PAY!!   PAY!!!
Who Is the Real "Absent-Minded  Beggar,"
Tommy Atkins, Or His Taskmaster?
Dear Sir:
To-day, January 27th, is an anniversary of the birth of the great
European War-Lord, His Imperial
HighneBB the Emperor of Germany
and King of Prussia; yesterday,
that of the death of General Gordon at Khartoum, and to-morrow
that of the capitulation of Paris to
the Prussian troops, in 1871. The
times are redolent of things martial, and any one of the events above
recorded might in itself have afforded an admirable text for lessons to the military authorities of
Great Britain. But will those "'absent-minded beggars" ever profit
by experience ?
To the date of this writing, with
good news hourly expected, disaster
after disaster, many quite unnecessary, has confronted the Imperial
forces in South Africa, and at the
present moment the "powers that
be" are signalizing their characteristic unfitness by accepting for ser-
vicd the butchers, bakers and candlestick makers, together with the
flery cab-horses which go to compose the yeomanry regiments of
Great Britain, and are refusing help
from some of the toughest, best
fighting and scouting material in
the world���the hardy mountaineers
of British Columbia.
Pay ! Pay ! ! Pay 1 1 ! sings
Tommy Atkins' patron poet, the
inimitable Kipling,and the natural
reply of every long-suffering Britisher outside army circles is, "We
have been paying, we are paying,
and we will pay, but we want value
for it.
We have been paying and we are
paying: The Sectretary of State
for War, the Most Hon. The Marquis of Lansdowne, ��5000 per annum ; Field-Marshal Viscount Wol
seley, K. P., G. C. B., ��4,500 per
annum; Director General of the Ordnance Factory, Sir William
Anderson, K. C. B., C. B., D. C. L.,
��2500; Inspector General of Fortifications, Lieut. Gen. Sir R. Harrison, K. C. B., C. M. G., ��2100; Inspector General of Ordnance (when
appointed at all), ��2100; not forgetting the Chaplain General,��1000
and General Mismanagement a few
From the crime of Khartoum to
that piece of matchless idiocy more
recently achieved by a certain army
officer who rejected a whole batch
of mules for being ire foal, every
possible piece of folly has been
committed up and down the gamut
of unnecessary blunders until every
nation of Europe, except possibly
Britain herself, has jeered or stood
aghast. And the Britisher has
been paying every time.
Either the government and the
war office knew that the Transvaal
was for years arming heavily or
they did not know. If they did
they committed the crime of tolerat
ing it, if they did not they erred
still more grievously in being
shamefully ignorant of things bearing upon their offices. But still the
Britisher has paid and is paying;
just as he paid for the odd sized
boots, the mouldy oats and ice
creams and trencherless trenches of
the Crimea. He is pitying for the
lack of knowledge or culpable un-
preparedness of the present conservative government and he is paying also for the ever weak liberal
Gladstone who, having put his
hand to the plough and found an
obstacle thereto in the shape of one
certain Majula Hill turned back,
created a British Waterloo, secured
peace with dishonor and smoothed
the way for the greed, the slavery,
the monopoly, the oligarchy, the
distress, dinorder,commercial upset
and legal murder that ensues in the
Transvaal to-day.
And for yet awhile longer, it
must be, "pay, pay, pay," until the
indomitable pluck of the units of
the British army, supported by the
combination of Bull, Buller and
bullets works :out the inevitable
end, and then that army and the
great patient, long-suffering public
which has been doing the "pay,
pay-paying!! will demand an account of the stewardship of the
taskmasters, the "real absent-
minded beggars." And it may be
safely predicted that once through
its present trouble, its eyes opened,
its needs emphasised, its weaknesses unmasked, its trusted leaders
exposed, the great somnolent, trustful and stiff-necked Rip Van
Winkle among nations, will rise
Phoenix-like from its own war fires,
the holocaust of its own dishonor,
and proclaim itself ready and able
to face the world.
It matters little whether the cost
is to be found in the twopenny income tax of Disraeli or the eight-
times greater one of Palmeston,
or even more still, it will face the
situation and do all the paying that
is necessary, and this time it will
demand from certain absent-minded
and over-paid beggars adequate return, and take good care that it
gets it.
And even yet out of evil may
come forth good, for if latter-day
military misfortunes of the mother
country rally round her, her colonial children, if they teach the
average young Britisher that there
is more on earth than foot-balls to
kick and ballet girls to kiss; his
elders that peace and profits are
not disassociated with powder and
preparation, and the chosen of the
people that place and power will
not protect them from tho price of
perfidy, then may the closing year
of the nineteenth century be looked
upon as the brightest of the age,
forerunner of the dawn of reason
and the Renaissance of the British
empire. Stanley Mayall.
Let not him who puts on his
armour boast as he who lakes it off.
Syndicate, Ltd.,
Is according to Original
Arrangements to be
Re-organized in March
To this end instructions have
been given to
This will give Miners, Prospectors, Householders, Hotel-
keepers and Visitors the best
trading opportunities they
ever had or are likely to have.
Goods can be bought at the
following extraordinary rates:
Flour, $1.50 per Sack
Sugar, 14 lbs. for $i
Overalls, 65 cents
Gloves, 50 cents
Uuderwear, $1.25 a Suit.
Boots, $1.00 to $2.00 per
pair Reduction
German Socks 70c a Pair
Ladies' Kid Gloves,
Fownes, $1.00
Flannellette, 3 yds for 25c
And everything else in our big
and varied stock at equally
low prices.
Friends out of town can secure a share of these bargains
by remitting cash with order,
and utilizing express or parcel
post facilties.
N. B. It must be particularly
noted that we cannot guarantee
continuance of above rates one
single day after re-organization.
The B. C. Mercantile and Mining
Syndicate, ltd.
^   ....MAIN ST., CASCADE,
Long distance 'phone in connection.       Assay prices as usual.
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The coming Commercial, Industrial and Mining Centre of Bast Yale.
The Gateway City
Of the Kettle River, Boundary
Creek and Christina Lake Countries.
A Magnificent Water Power of 20,000 Horse Power.
The center of a marvellously RICH MINERAL DISTRIOT. A most promising opportunity for business
locations and realty investments. A most advantageous smelter location and railroad center. One mile from Christina
Lake, th�� 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. |HQ��BMapNBMH
January 27, 1900
Published on Saturdays at Cascade. II. C,
H. s. Tuhnkb, Editor.
PerYear     . ,.   $3.00
Six Months      1.25
To Foreign Countries      2.50
Advertising Rales Furnished on Application.
Tne Record Is on sale at lh�� following places:
Simpson's Nswatand Rossland
Linton Hros Rossland
Thompson Stationery Co ,  Nelson
H. A. King ft Co  Greenwood
R. F. Petrie  Grand Forks
John W. Graham A Co Spokane, Wash.
Casoade Drug Co Cascade
Wm. Meadows  .. Cascade
If there is a blue mark in 1****1
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tion is due, and you are in- 2
vited to remit.
Cascade is the Gateway City.
Cascade has no bonded indebtedness, nor an expensive municipal
government to support.
The second Canadian contingent
is now on the ocean voyaging to
South Africa.
Cascade has assurances of the
largest pay roll in proportion to
its population for the coming year
of any town in the Boundary.
The Kamloops Standard editor
has shown his sin of irreverence of
the Lieut.-Gov. was not his personal fault, and he has been forgiven
by the offended party.
The principal business of the opposition is to harrass the government, and its sole aim is to overthrow it.   It !b small business.
Fifteen days of the time of the
provincial legislature was occupied
by the action of Hon. Jos. Martin
and the Opposition, in determining
whether any government existed.
In short, that amount of time was
wasted in political sparring.
Jos. Martin, M. P. P., who deserted his constituency, is being
subjected to corrective methods not
always dignified, but of a nature
that will deter other M. P. P's from
taking a like course to that taken
by Mr. Martin. He was pained
and surprised, he said, to learn that
his going over to the opposition had
been condemned in Nanaimo, and
upon going down there to tell them
how it happened, he barely escaped
being mobbed. Some who know
Mr. Martin personally, say he is
a political monte-bank.
Gone To Secure More Help.
Work on the big dam is moving
along favorably. On account of
high water, the laying of the lower
planks has been delayed for a month
or so. Now, however, the water has
receded sufficiently to admit the
work being done, and yesterday
Mr. W. 0. Simmons, foreman in
charge on the dam, went to Grand
Forks to secure sufficient help to do
the planking quickly, before another raise in the river interfered.
Mrs. Julius Black is reported
seriously ill.
B. F. Vancleve has gone on a
visit to Montana.
C. H. Thomas, of the Hotel Cascade, went to Grand Forks yesterday.
V. Monnier, the wholesale liquor
merchant, returned from a trip to
Spokane Wednesday.
B. W. Matthews, manager of R.
G. Dunn's Mercantile agency at
Nelson, was in town yesterday.
John R. Reavis has retired from
the Grand Forks Miner, and will
hereafter devote his attention to
the Republic daily.
Miss Mary Gilles of Greenwood,
and W. J. Simpson, proprietor of
the Greenwood house of that city,
were married on Tuesday last, Rev.
Father Cote, officiating.
J. A. Bertois, proprietor of the B.
C. livery stable, has secured the
contract to transport the local mail
sacks between the postoffice and
railway depot, and receives from
the government therefor $1.00 per
Elmer D. Hall, formerly of The
Record staff, has recovered almost
entirely from the aitack of typhoid
fever which had laid him up for
nearly four months. He was in
town Wednesday, on his way to
Phoenix, being interested in the
Pioneer. He weighs more now
than ever before, but is still a little
Mr. Thos. Price, a genial old soul
of Sutherland Siding, has been in
town this week. We understand
he had a bid in on the rock work
for the tunnel for the Cascade Water Power and Light Co., and was
here keeping an eye on results.
Mr. Price is well known throughout the northwest and has carried
to successful issue many important
railway and other similar contracts, in his time. He is chuck
full of tales of experiences incidental to his pioneer life and entertains sitting-room audiences for
hours with narrations relative to
the thrilling haps and mishaps of
those days.
Contract! Not Yet Awarded.
Eight or ten tenders were received for the rock work on the big
tunnel and cut for the Cascade
Water Power and Light Co., and
are now being held under advisement. The 400-foot tunnel and
the removal of 20,000 cubic yards
principally of rock constitute an
undertaking of magnitude and it is
estimated will involve the expenditure of from $40,000 to $50,000.
We understand the contract will
not be awarded till M >nday or
Englishmen, resident of Chicago,
have contributed $51,000 to the
Canadian patriotic fund.
Mr. and Mn. W. Anderson will Occupy Tbelr
New Residence First of Next Montb,
Mr. W. Anderson, engineer in
charge here of the construction
work of the Cascade Water Power
and Light company, will move hit-
family into their new residence
about the first of February. Without doubt this structure is the most
capacious and substantially finished dwelling in town. The material used in the inside finishing work
is all of cedar imported from the
Sound. It is a two-story, nine-
room house, with large hallways,
pantry, bathroom, etc. The design
for the building was prepared by
Mr. Anderson himself, and the
plans have been faithfully executed
by Contracter I). D. Ferguson, who
also erected the new church and
school buildings, besides many
other structures. Mr. Aanderson's
new home is a credit to the town,
himself and the builder.
Ordination and Induction Services.
(Fernie Free Press.)
Quite an interesting and impressive ceremony was witnessed by a
large congregation in Knox Presbyterian church on the evening of the
16th inst. This was the ordination
of the Rev. D. L. Gordon, B. A.,
and his induction into the pastorate
charge of this congregation. Mr.
Gordon is a graduate of Queen's
University, Kingston, in arts, and
he completed his theological training in Manitoba college during the
past summer. He occupied the
pulpit here last November, and
made such a favorable impression
that as a result a unanimous call
was extended to him. This call
was sustained in Presbytery, which,
having taken the necessary steps,
met here on the above mentioned
evening to formerly ordain and induct the new pastor.    The Rev.
Frew, of Nelson, preached^a forcible
Cascade has no bonded indebtedness nor an ex|>ens<ive municipal
government to support.
John Ruskin, the famous author,
died last Saturday, aged  81 years.
Table of Distances From
(Distances figured on wagon roads.)
Bossburg 80
Marcus 88
Itossland 41
Sutherland creek.... 8
Baker creek 6
McRae creek  8
Burnt Basin 16
Central camp SO
Fisherman creek....21
Summit camp SO
Seattle camp 28
Brown's camp 26
Volcanic Mt 25
Pathfinder Mt    ...28
Knight's camp 88
Wellington camp .. .24
Skylark camp 30
Deadwood camp ... .86
Smith's camp 85
Long Lake camp... .89
Copper camp.. 87
Graham camp ...   .45
Kimberly Camp 88
Halls Ferry  7
Rock Cut 10
Christina Lake      .   2
Giuliani's Ferry  8
Grand Forks 18
Columbia (Up.G F.) 14
Carson 19
Niagara.        21
Greenwood  81
Anaconda       82
Boundary Falls 86
Midway  .80
Itock Creek 52
Camp McKinney.,. .70
Okanagan Falls. ...112
Penticton 125
Nelson, Wash. . 19
Curlew, Wash. . 89
Toroda ck., Wash. ..41
Republic 50
Gladstone 18
Brooklyn 40
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Christina Lake
Mining Camps.
Price, $1.25, post paid.
Compiled  by JOHN A. CORYELT, P. L. S.
This map contains the latest locations on Shamrock and Castle Mountains, 011! Buker, Sutherland and McRae Creeks, and in the Burnt Basin,
For sale by ;
Cascade. H. C.
Certificates of Improvements.
John Bull snd Marinette Mineral Claims situate
in the Grand Forks mining division of Osoyoos division ol Yale district.
Where located:���On the East side of McRae
creek, near Gladstone townsite, B. C.
Take Notice that I, H. E. Young, acting as
agent for the John Hull Mines, limited, F. M. ��� .,
No. B12845, Free Miner's Certificate No. B1844H,
Intend, sixty days from tlie date hereof, to apply
to the mining recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining crown grants
of the above claims.
And further take notice that action, under section 87,imist be commenced before tlie issuance ol
said Certificates of Improvements.
Dated this 27th day of November, A.D., 1899.
R. E. Youho, P. L.S.
Young k Burnet, Rossland, B. C. 12
application will be made to the Parliament
of Canada at the next session thereof, for an
act to incorporate a company to construct snd
maintain a railway from a point on the International Bonndary Line near Cascade, British
Columbia, thence in a westerly direction following the valley of tho Kettle river to a point on the
Boundary Lino at or near 1 arson, with a branch
from a point at or near Grand Forks to a point 50
miles up the N orth Fork of the Kettle river.follow-
Ing the valley of tbe same rlver.also with a branch
from s point at or near Grand Forks, proceeding
In a southwesterly direction by way of Greenwood
to a point on the International Boundary Line st
or near Midway, with power to the company to
construct, operate and maintain telegraph and
telephone lines, ss well for commercial purposes
as lor tbe business of the company snd for all
other necessary snd usual powers.
Dated this 2nd dsy ot December, 1899.
For himself snd tbs otbsr applicants.        IB
y; January 27, 1900
If You Wish
To keep thoroughly posted on the fast
moving events in the growing Boundary and Christina Lake sctions, there is
only one way to accomplish it, viz:
Just get in line, follow the
crowd and subscribe to..
^Cascade Record.
It costs only Two Dollars to get
in out of the wet, and receive 52
copies of the Record. Printed
on good paper with good type
and good ink.
general fining J^etos
A new hoisting plant will he
supplied for the Bodie. in Republic
It is reported that the Slocan
Star will resume operations ou a
large scale.
They say the big lead of the
Mountain Lion has heen tapped in
the Lee Fraction in Republic camp.
'Hie carload of ore shipped to the
Trail smelter from the Oro Denoro
mine in Summit camp, netted the
owners $15 per ton.
The Black Tail mine in Republic
camp has $80 ore at a depth of 35
feet, and as the winze goes down
the grade of the ore goes up.
It appears from our Kaslo exchange, the Kootenaian, that the
Payne mine has imported some 80
Swedes and Poles from the iron
mines of Minnesota and put them
to work.
The Paradise group in Windermere camp i�� one of the triost promising in the district; it is located on
Spring creek. From the surface it
showed ore of a shipping grade, and
was readily bonded for $100,000,
and subsequently for $150,000 to
the Golden (B C.) Syndicate of
London, England. The present
workings show sand carbonates and
galena, which will average $80 to
the ton, although much higher assays have been made. It ie a remarkable property, and will he systematically developed   his winter.
The lead furnace was blown in at
Trail lust week, which gave em-
Y)ow under development. Look at the immense
���/'dam, 400 feet long and 50 feet high, now under construction. The flume and tunnel to convey the water will be
16 feet wide, 13 feet deep and 1000 feet long. The water
will be conveyed from the mouth of the tunnel to the water-
wheels, through two iron pipes, each 8^ feet in diameter and
2000 feet long, with a perpendicular fall of 156 feet.
Excavation for a power-house is now in progress near
the wagon road bridge, and the excavation alone will cost $10,-
000. Development of this power is now under construction
and will be prosecuted as rapidly as possible. A. 10,000
horse power will be obtained, which will be used in developing electrical power to be transmitted to all the mines in the
Boundary and Christina Lake Districts.
Estimated cost of plant, complete, is $500,000.
Beautiful Christina Lake and Surroundings!
The fisherman's delight and the hunter's paradise. This
lake is 18 miles long and from one to three miles in width.
The Mineral Weal
About Cascade City, while practically undeveloped, is
most promising, and marvelous wealth awaits the hand of
man to reveal the country's hidden resources.
Look closely at our advantageous location and you will not
fail to have a good impression of
Cascade, the Gateway City.
ployment to about 75 more men.
The News says: The smelter each
week takes on a livelier and busier
aspect. Every part of the numerous buildings are now alive with
men, and it is a veritable hive of
industry. The opening up of this
furnace is one of the first fruits of
the Canadian governments abolition
of duty on lead coming back here
to be smelted; and is an important
epoch in what is destined to be a
great Canadian industry. The Trail
lead furnace jb not only the largest
in Canada but is as large as any iiv
the United States.
Slocan mining interests are not
wholly at a standstill. The Rambler-Cariboo shipped two carloads
of ore last week. The Queen Bess
shipped 62 tons of ore the first week
in January. The ledge in the Frisco,
on Silver mountain, has been cut.
A gasolene engine is in use on the
Madison. The Heather Bell is now
working two shifts. A 700-foot
drift will be run in the Silver ledge.
Seven men are employed. George
Clark has been made boss of the
Rambler. A winze is being sunk
on the ore chute. The drift will be
continued 250 feet along the ore
vein. Crouse & Williams have completed their 700-foot drift contract
on the Sovereign. The Black Prince
and Arlington are rawhiding ore to
a point of railway shipment.
The Winnipeg mine in Wellington camp has been listed as a shipper.
There is no abatement of the
cheering reports from all the mines
in the Boundary country and tbe
Republic district.
That We
Can Do
All Kinds
Styles of
mmmmtmnnf mmtmmrmm
A Test
Of Our
Artistic Skill
Will Prove.
Give Us a Trial
���M 6
Janusry 27, 1900
The Presbyterian society of Pheo-
nix ha? a new church organ.
The sale of lots in the new town-
site of Deadwood has been begun.
A movement is on foot in Phoenix
to form a lodge of Knights of
The licensed victualers of Phoenix have formed an association for
mutual benefit and protection.
Sheriff Pemberton of Yale county has appointed W. H. Cooper to
act as his deputy, with residence at
Orand ForkB.
S. H. Hayes, superintendent of
the Granite and Banner group in
Camp McKinney, has returned
from Montreal.
A man in life known as Thomas
Lewis, was found dead on the wagon road between Greenwood and
Midway, last Tuesday.
The desks having arrived and
been placed in position, school was
opened in the new building Tuesday, much to the gratification of
both pupils and teacher.
The prohibition of box rustling
in the Alhambra theater at Greenwood has bo ensmalled the profits
of that institution that there is
talk of closing its doors.
Steps are being taken preparatory to the erection of a house
of worship by the Presbyterian
church society of Phoenix. The
contemplated structure will cost
about $2,500.
The latest Boundary railway
echeme to be made public is a line
from Carson on the boundary
west of Grand Forks to Phoenix,
with various spurs to contiguous
mining properties.
A lumber yard is shortly to be
established in Phoenix, by A. R.
Tillman, of the McRae sawmill.
The Pioneer says that the Yale-
Columbia Lumber Co. and J. P.
Graves are also contemplating the
establishment of lumber yards
Almost every town has something
to boast of, and now comes Fair-
view, over in the Similkameen,
swelling with the pride and stride
of a pouter-pigeon because of her
six patriotic Chinamen who subscribed liberally to the Mansion
House fund.   That's all right.
A band of 12 or 14 cows, accompanied by as many calves, passed
through town Tuesday. They were
being driven to Midway.
The Record is informed that instructions have been given for the
erection of a passenger and freight
depot building at Cascade, and that
work will be begun forthwith.
R. P. Pettipiece will start a paper
at Ferguson, and has purchased the
plant formerly used in printing the
Kaslo Prospector. Mr. Pettipiece
established the Revelstoke Herald
three years ago.
He Youmped His Yob.
One night last week one of the
cooks at the Y. M. C. A. boarding
house suddenly and unceremoious-
ly took his departure, lit out, as it
were, and has not up to this writing returned to the yob that he
youmped. At the time of his disappearance he was employed in the
pastry department. It is said he
became alarmed at the approach of
some visitors, mistaking them for
burglars. He was attired in professional garb and was in the act of
placing a pie in the oven when the
tapping at the door sounded in bis
ear. He fled precipitately through a
rear exit and sped like a deer down
the gulch. One party claims to
have seen him in his flight, and declares that he was hatless, in his
stocking-feet, and was besmeared
with fiVur and dough. He was an
estimable young man, and his
former associates in the Y. M. C.
A. deplore the unfortunate circumstance which deprives them of his
genial companionship.
The Trail Creek News is misinformed in relation to the Boundary country, in saying that its
'���boom is beginning to ware." The
boom float may be suffering from
a glut of its too numerous kind, but
the boom in substantial business
growth and mining developments
has not slackened its pace in the
The municiprl election contest in
Vancouver iB said to have been a
warm one. Mayor Garden was
elected for the third time, by a majority of 194. A. N. Smith was
elected mayor of Revelstoke by
only five majority.
Spokane has a poultry show and
from 40 to 50 cases of smallpox.
Hartford Hotel,
-Hartford Junction, B. C.
This hotel, which is new, is located at the junction
of the Phoenix and Winnipeg branches of the C. P.
R. All the railway traffic for these camps must
pass through Hartford.   Give us a call.
fisl? anb Oysters, giue anb ftresseb poultry
F. GRIBI, rigr.
Second Avenue, CASCADE CITY.
| ��iquors, ^)ines anb Osars-1
WJ A specialty made of Imported Goods. Glassware and bar
Mb Supplies Always on Hand.    Sole Agents for
*&, Pabst's Milwaukee Beer.
X MAIN STREET,        ....      CASCADE, B. C.  ��%
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,
Situated at the new town of Gladstone, near the Burnt
Basin Mining Region and only 18 miles from Cascade; 10
miles from Christina Lake. One of the nest hotel buildings between Cascade and Brooklyn. Good Livery Stable
in connection.
The Cascade Sawmill.
A large stock of Rough
and Dressed Lumber.
Laths. Shingles, flouldings, Etc
Estimates Furnished and
Prompt Delivery Made.
Correspondence Solicited.
i January 2?, 19*0
��� ��� ��� ���
The Centre of the Far-famed Similkameen District;
A Mining and Agricultural Centre.   :   :   :   ;
*   ���
H Lots Now on the flarket
Third Avenue, 100 Feet Wide. lots, 30x150.
Corner Lots, $150.        Inside Lots, $100.
Corner LotsJiOO.
Inside Lots, $75.
Terms, 1-3 Cash; Balance^ Three and Six Months,
For Further Particulars, Apply to-
General Agents,
R- H. PARKINSON, Fairview.
general fining Jjetes
Rossland shipped 5,220 tons of
ore last week.
The Jew*l, in Long Lake camp,
will soon have, it* four-drill compressor plant in position to render
Six men are employed on the
Volcanic. The big tunnel to tap
the ore body 1,500 feet from the
surface, is driving ahead.
The B. C mine in Summit camp,
shipped the first lot of ore op its
60,000-ton contract, Friday the
19th. There are 50 men on the
company's payroll.
The Morrison Mining company
is being reorganized by F. H.
Oliver. The Morrison is located in
Dwdwootl camp, and Mr. Oliver
says it will be machined shortly,
They expect to reach tihe pay
streak in the Mammoth at Gamp
McKinney any day. The drift is
now all in quartz carrying good
values.   Not having been crosscut,
the width of the ledge is not yet
Little Bertha, near the Pathfinder ou the North Fork, is showing increasing worth. Eighty feet
of the 130-foot tunnel to tap the
lead had been completed last -week.
J. Moran has sold hit one-fourth
interest in the Okanogan claim to
George B. McAulay of Greenwood-
The Cariboo, owned by a mining
company of that name, of which
Mr. McAulay is president, adjoins
the Okanogan. The, sale figure is
stated to have heen. $20,000,
A tunnel has been started on the
Kittie W., which adjoins the Pathfinder, on the North Fork. The intention is to drive it to the h��ja,rt of
the claim at a depth of over 200
feet. It is believed the tonne) will
cut the various, ledges of the property and determine, which one, carries the pay chut*.
The new machinery for the Pathfinder has arrived in Orand Forks
and is being hauled to the mine. It
consists of onefiG-horee power boiler of latest pattern, one 7x10dram
cylinder hoisting engine with drum
20x24, capable of lifting 4,000 lbs.
from a depth of 400 feet; a H Lit'
tie Giant Rand drill and * Snow!
duplex pump of the capacity vA 800
gallons per minute.
The legal difficulty regarding the
ownership of the Seattle, a moat
promising mineral property on the
north fork of Kettle river, has been
settled, title thereto by a Tenant
court, decision at Victoria now vesting soWry tn Robert   Clark, the
original locator and owner. Tho
matter had been in the mysterious
meshes of law for three years. The,
Grand Forks folk herald the settlement of the case with delight.
Church Service
Divine aervioe will be conducted bjr Rev. Joieph
McCoy, M. A. tomorrow (Sunday) at 11 e.��vand
7:00 p.m, Standard Time. Imthe nif cjmroa.
Sabbath lohool at 2:80 p.m. in the aairie place.
All are cordially Invited te attend.
WatckSMlwr, JcweBcr serf Osticltav
Eyei Scientifically Teeted
Free of Charge.  .  .  .  .
Dominion Ball Block,
.... C. H. Thomas, Prop. ...
The Original and Oldest Hotel in this part of ftt
district. Headquarters for Contractors, Mining Men
and Travellers.
Well Stocked Bar in CoauecUou.
Second Avenue,
Cascade City. British Columbia.
$o88bw!^-ColMmbia ^ta&e, gjne,
BROCKMAN & LAY, feopfc
Runs daily ittm $ra?id Forks to BqsaJmifg and return, *jeet
trains bothmay* m the Spokane Balis & North��ro Railway. Careful and experienced drivers, safe and com-
fortable vehicles, geed stock aud good time. Carrying
Her Majesty's and American majjs,,
���JML..W*-. 8
January 27, 1M0
Dominion ^e
Company 'ouc^n,he
ARE Headquarters....
Our 7>abe HA8 ?R0#N
V/**' V^' **vv to such proportions that we buy in large quantities, ami can make tlie Hotel Keeper, Mine Owner or Prespeotnr every
inducement to trade with'us. If
you should need
Blacksmith's Coal
Ilia!*'or ��������������"��� Powder
Caps or Fuse
In large or simh II lots, give us a call.
��� ++%+%+%
Visiting Cards
Business Cards
Shipping Tags
Statements, Etc.
. OP .
The Record
Commercial Hotel
The Largest and Most Popular Hotel in the city
Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
First Ave. and Main St.,   -   CASCADE, B. C.
Plans Drawn and] Estimates
Doors, Sash and all
Kinds of Glass.
Fire Insurance Agency
George K. Stocker, Agent.
Sing Kee
Expert  Laundryman.    Bundles called for and delivered.
Work done on Short Notice.
Give me a trial.
Laundry at the rear of the Commercial Hotel
Hutchins &
Are now located in Bossburg
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.
Delivered free to
any part of the
The Earl of Danvers���William
Herbert Pierpoint���is dead, at the
age of 75 yeais.
J. C. McNichol of Midway, has
been appointed License Commissioner for the Boundary district.
The Columbia Telephone company, when it will have completed
its proposed extension from Camp
McKinney, by way of Fairview,
Keremeos and Princeton to the
Similkameen country, will be operating a 1,000-mile line nearly.
NOTICE is hereby given that application will be made to theLegii--
lative Assembly of llie Province of
British Columbia, at its next session, for an Act to incorporate a
Company with power to construct,
equip, maintain and operate telephone and telegraph lines within
and throughout the Province of
British Columbia, and to construct,
erect and maintain such and so
many poles and other works and
devices as the Company deem necessary for making, completing
supporting, using, working, operating and maintaining the system of
communication by telegraph and
telephone, and to open or break up
any part or parts of the said highways or streets as often as the said
Company, its agents, officers or
workmen think proper, and for the
purposes of the undertaking to
purchase, acquire or lease and hold
and sell and dispose of lands,
buildings or tenements within the
limits aforesaid, and to purchase or
lease, for any term of years, any
telephone or telegraph line established or to be established, in
British Columbia, connected or to
be connected with the line which
the Company may construct, and
to amalgamate with or lease its
line or lines or any portion or
portions thereof, to any Company
possessing, as proprietor, any line
of telephone or telegraph communication connecting, or lo be connecting, with the said Company's
line or lines, and to borrow money
for the purposes of the Company,
and to pledge or mortgage
any of the said Company's assets for that purpose, and to receive bonuses or privileges from
any person or body corporate, and
with all other usual, necessary or
incidental rights, powers or privileges as may be necessary or incidental to the attainment of the
above objects, or any of them.
Dated this 15th day of December,
Solicitor for Applicants.
Spokane Falls &
Northern System.
Nelson and Fort Shepnard Hy. Co.
lied Mountain Railway Co.
The direct and only All-Kail Route
between the   Kootenay  District
���AND ALL���
British Columbia Points,
Pacific Coast Points,
Puget Sound Points,
Eastern Canada and United Stales.
���Connects at Spokane with���
0. R. R. & NAV. CO.
Maps furnished, tickets sold aud information
given by local and connecting line ticket agents.
Passengers for Kettle Rivet and Boundary
creek connect at  Msrcns and Bossburg  with
stages daily,
H. A. JACKSON, Q. P. &T. A.,
Spokane. Wash.
Canadian^ -
'Pacific Ky.
America's Great Transcontinental Line
and World's Pictorial Route.
The Direct Eoute
From Kootenay Country
Kettle River and Boundary
Creek Districts to all points
East and West
First-class Sleepers on all trains
from Revelstoke and Kootenay
St. Paul, Sundays and Wednesdays for Toronto, Fridays for Montreal and Boston. Same
cars pass Revelstoke one day eni Her.
Direct Connection via Robson to and rora all
Dally ex. i^un.
For rates and full Information address in ar-
est local agent ot,
F. E. Tkbo, Agt., Cascade, B. C,
W.F. Andbkson,      E.J.Coyle,
Trav. Pass.Agent, A.G.P.Agt.
Nelson, B.C.    Vancouver.B C.
8.1. Liwv
Saddle Horses for Hire.
Near  Montana Hotel, Cascadk


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