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Published In the Interests of the Boundary and Christina Lake  Mining Districts
Vol. I.
CASCADE, B. C, OCTOBER ax, 1899.
No. 50.
B. C Syndicate Opening on North Fork
of Kettle River.
New Store ii Located 10 Miles Above Orand
Forks, and ii Surrounded by Many Promising Mines.
The British Columbia Mercantile
and Mining Syndicate, Ltd., of this
town, has, we learn, just taken
another important step in the direction of increased trade, having
bought out the building, stock, land
and good will of the firm of Arthur
S. Williamson & Co., at Eagle City,
on the North Fork of the Kettle
river. The Syndicate already has
several carloads of goods en route
for distribution.
From what we know of this firm
the miners and prospectors in the
locality will have every reason to
be thankful for its advent. At the
same time we can congratulate the
Syndicate on its most excellent
choice of a location for a branch,
right among so many undoubtedly
excellent-mining properties. In
response to a rumor that the Syndicate would leave Cascade, the
manager of the Record saw Mr.
Mayall, one of the local managers,
und he replied:
" Nothing of the kind ; ours was
the fifth building up in Cascade.
There have been one hundred and
fifty built since, and we have done
an exceptionally good business from
the start. We are here to stay.
Cascade will remain our headquarters and be a central point
from which to work our Gladstone,
Christina Lake and Eagle City
branches. We shall, however,
probably find it convenient to keep
bank accounts in Grand Forks, and
shall undoubtedly advertise freely
there as well as here,
" What made us select Eagle City
in particular ? Ten reasons���ten
good ones, too���which I don't intend   mentioning and   an  old
" What has the bucket to do with
it ? It was hanging outside a
i��unk house wall and cost the mine
owners six bits ; we sell the same
kind for four, and intend giving the
North Fork property owners $15,000
worth of stock to buy from at the
name rates."
The Record man asked Mr. May-
all if it were not true that the Syndicate was shortly to be considerably developed.
" Exactly; in the spring or
summer of next year it is likely
that our firm will have $250,000
for use in the mercantile and mining business in this section of British Columbia. Whether we shall
employ that sum in competition
with existing commercial houses or
in endeavors to amalgamate vari
ous firms of good repute,, will rest
with others.
" There are about fifteen mem
bers of the Syndicate. The directors
consist of Mr. Lynch, a retired
manufacturer of great wealth and
experience; Mr. Upton, chairman
of directors of the great London
firm of Charles Baker & Co.; Mr.
Joseph Asprey, a well-known London solicitor, and Mr. Edgar P.
Rathbone, late mining inspector
for the Transvaal and probably
one of the most experienced and
reliable mining experts living. The
local managers consist of Mr. Thos.
F. Carden, formerly of Johannesburg, assayer, who was for many
years acting in a similar capacity
for the Bank of Africa ; Mr. Paul
Rochussen and Frank Asprey, who
have conducted mercantile businesses at Melbourne, Australia, and
London, England, and myself.
" Where do I come from ? Everywhere, mostly, but started in Lancashire, England, and was between
whiles ten years partner in the
firm of Mayall Bros., merchants
and brokers, Liverpool, where I
still have business interests, and of
the firm of John Mayall, Ltd., Moss-
ley, the dreariest, dirtiest, dampest town in the universe, where we
employ 3,000 operatives and enjoy
the very doubtful privilege of owning the largest cotton spinning
plant in the world, and some times
(when trade is good) make almost
two and a half per cent, profit.
" Luckily the margin iB wider in
British Columbia, and our Syndicate considers itself well qualified,
either financially, constitutionally
or commercially, to secure for itself
and shareholders most satisfactory
" We shall probably have the
store fully stocked in a few days
and open under the management
of Charles Palmer and James Ellis
by the 1st of November."
Crushed by His Own Wagon.
John C. M. Davis, a freighter,
hauling lumber to Phoenix, was
run over and killed by his own
team near Phoenix, last Friday
week. D. J. Matheson had the remains removed to Phoenix and
prepared for burial. When found
the body was lying face upwards
with one of the wheels of the wagon,
loaded with 1500 feet of green
lumber, lying on his chest. Davis
was 65 years of age, and has a
daughter at school in Washington.
Mr. Davis was well known in
Cascade, having made his home
here last winter. He was better
known as " Seven-up Davis."
Thanksgiving Social.
Thursday evening a Thanksgiving social was held at the residence
of Donald McLeod on Third avenue.
It was the occasion of the regular
meeting of the Ladies' Aid Society
and a general invitation brought
out a goodly delegation of both
genders. Games and social intercourse were indulged in until a late
hour and a very pleasant evening
was enjoyed by all. The treasury
was also enriched hy the sum of $9.
The Boundary Creek Telephone
Co. is putting in an exchunge at
Midway. It is already operating
at Phoenix and Greenwood.
Average Assays Return Values of $i
in Gold.
Burnt Basin Properties Are Looking Well
Under Steady Development ������ New Trails
Make Claims More Accessible.
The strike made several days ago
on the mother lode in Burnt Basin,
is proving to be a moat important
one. Mr. Forrest, of Gladstone,
came down from that town yesterday and says that everyone in that
section is feeling good over recent
developments, and the returns from
the assays on the Mother Lode
strike have made their faith even
The ore body struck in the drift
of the Mother Lode is over nine
feet wide. Careful average assays
give returns of $56 in gold. Much
higher assays have been secured
from picked specimens, as high, in
fact as $1,000, but the above is a
fair average. Over 100 feet of work
has been done on the claim. At
first a shaft was sunk some30 feet;
then from this an incline was put
down perhaps 50 feet further, when
drifting to catch the ledge was
started. This drift reached the
rich ore in about 40 <��r 501eet. R.
H. H. Alexander, the manager, as
well as others interested, are highly
elated at the present outlook.
There is no let-up in the development that has heen carried on all
summer on a number of promising
properties around Gladstone. The
John Bull tunnel gets deeper each
week and now is in about 135 feet.
It is expected that the ledge will be
struck in the course of a couple of
weeks. The No. 3 tunnel on the
Mystery is also progressing favorably, and there is every indication
that the ore body will he reached
in these workings as well as the
others. Wherever systematic work
has been done, the results have
been exceedingly satisfactory.
Mr. Forrest has a force of men at
work on the new trail being built
into the Basin from Gladstone, Jim
Cameron being in charge of the
work. It is being constructed on a
wagon road grade, and will he of
great utility to those operating in
the Burnt Basin.
The government trail up Sutherland creek has been completed by
Mr. Forrest also. It is nearly four
miles long and runs on easy grades
to the Elmore and other promising
claims at the head of Baker and
Sutherland creeks. It will greatly
assist in the development of Shamrock mountain properties.'
J. W. Bengough, the famous lecturer and cartoonist, will give one
of his splendid entertainments in
Cascade on Wednesday evening,
November 8th. Everybody should
see and hear him, and heartily enjoy themselves.
Rev. Jas. McCoy will visit tho
tunnel camps next week.
Last Thursday being Dominion
Thanksgiving day was celebrated
in Cascade by the closing of all the
banks, public offices and jobbing
Timothy Foley, Peter Larson and
J. W. Stewart, members of the firm
of Mann, Foley Bros. & Larson,
went to Rossland Thursday, and
thence to Spokane.
Mrs. B. W. Wilcox, of Spokane,
arrived in Cascade this week and
will make her home here. Mr.
Wilcox is connected with the Cascade Water, Power & Light Co.
A special meeting of the Board
of License Commissioners for
Boundary Creek District, will be
held to-day at Eholt, where a score
of applications will be passed upon.
Distinguished Party Went Over the New
Prom West Robson to Orand Forks Ruaalag
Time Was Three Hours and Tea Mlautea
������President Shaughueuy Next
A distinguished party went over
the new Boundary railway in a
special train last Wednesday, goii.g
as far as Greenwood and returning
the next day. It consisted of Col-
lingwood Shreiber, assistant minis*
ter of railways, Chief Engineer Tye,
Assistant Freight Agent Peters, W.
H. Aldridge, manager of the Trail
smelter, Timothy Foley, Peter Larson and J. W. Stewart, of the firm
of Mann, Foley Bros. & Larson,
Dick Porter and Auditor Kimball.
It was the first trip of several of
these gentlemen on the new line,
and they were all pleased with the
splendid condition of the road bed
and bridges. The actual running
time from West Robson to Grand
Forks was three hours and ten
minutes, a distance of 71 miles. It
took only 28 minutes to go over
the switchback at the Bull Dog
tunnel. The return trip, 13 miles,
from Grand Forks to Cascade, was
made in 28 minutes. This shows
that good time can readily be made
when the C. P. R. gets ready to
make it.
To a Record representative Mr.
Tye stated that he expected to in*
augurate a daily service as soon as
President Shaughnessy went over
the road, which would hesometime
next week probably. He also
stated that it was not the intention
to operate the road for passenger
traffic to Greenwood until it could
be done also to Midway, as it would
require two inspections by government officials, when in a few days
one would answer.
There has been much trouble to
secure sufficient steel to finish
tracklaying to Midway, hut Jack
Stewart says enough for this purpose is now coming forward. None
is yet in sight, however, for the
branches. THE   CASCADE   RECORD
OctobiT 31, 1899
Columbia is talking of organizing a club.
The Uossland Record is showing
its prosperity by increasing to six
columns to the page.
Greenwood is to have a large
variety theatre which will be built
by Alderman A. Fisher.
Rev. J. McCoy last week made a
five days' missioiiuiy trip to Gladstone and the tunnel camps.
Chas. R. Hosmer, manager of
the C. P. R. telegraph system, has
been elected a director of the C.P.R.
The Grand Forks boar J of trade
is being reorganized and will doubtless accomplish much good for the
A. E. Ashcroft, of Greenwood,
has completed the survey of the
Shakespeare claim, near Gladstone,
for Angus K. Stewart..,
Oscar Englund returned from
the Similkameen last week with
his surveying crew but will probably go back again soon.
O.'H.Thomas.of the Hotel Cascade,
w'hlo went to Spokane early last week
to'receive surgical treatment owing
to a'badly lacerated arm, returned
Sunday much"improved.
An idea of the increase of the
volume of business in the Boundary
country can be formed from the
fact that the customs collections at
the port of Grand Forks during
September exceeded $10,000.
John Lingholm recently made a
visit to the Bergip, one of his properties on St. Thomas mountain,
near Gladstone. He wis much
pleased at the result of the work
done this year on the claim.
A miner at the Rathmullen accidentally run the sharp point,of a
miner's candle stick into his lung
while ascending the shaft. Dr.
Oppenhemier brought him to the
city where he is recovering.���Greenwood Miner.
The British Columbia Rifles, including the Rossland, Nelson, Revelstoke, Kaslo and Kamloops companies have been formally authorized to drill for the drill season
1899-1900 at local headquarters
and receive 12 days' pay.
D. C. Jackling, a famous metallurgist from Mercur, Utah, is now
at Republic to make a report upon
the possibilities of reducing the ore
in the great Republic mine. He
thinks1 by his process it can be done
at a cost Oi not more than $3 per
ton.     ' i ������      > i
May & Handy th'is week completed the first coiiiract for packing
supplies from Hall's Bridge to the
properties of the Pontifex Gold
Mining Co., on Huckleberry mountain. The force of men at this
group is to be increased at once by
Manager Inkster.
F. A. Brown, formerly a resident
of Cascade, died at his home in
Republic recently of Bri(jht's disease. Brown was at one time connected with the ill-fated Hotel
Columbia, at Columbia, but of late
has had charge of the Delaware
ho,tel at Republic.
A board of trade was organized
last week at Columbia, when the
following officers were elected :
President, J. B. McArthur; vice-
president, Chas Hay; secretary, P.
T. Wright; treasurer, W. Wastell.
Executive committee, Messrs. Anderson, Simard, Morrison and
The Kittie   W.,  adjoining  the
Pathfinder mine, north fork of
Kettle river, lookB so favorable as
a result of the recent work in opening up tbe ledge by a series of open
cuts, that it has been decided !>y the
management to keep a force of men
at work all winter. A permanent
working shaft will be sunk to the
75-foot level, when cross-cutting
will be commenced.
First Boundary Shipment.
F. M. McLeod, of Grand Forks,
who bonded the Yankee Girl and
Yankee Boy on Hardy mountain
six weeks ago, shipped a carload of
20 tons of ore to the Trail smelter
last Monday. This formed the
first shipment of ore by rail from
the Boundary country, and made
the event somewhat historic. The
returns are expected to exceed $100
per ton in gold and silver. A shaft
has been sunk 100 feet. It is connected with a tunnel 100 feet long.
Near the face of the tunnel a crosscut has been driven 100 feet, and in
it the ore is from 12 to 27 inches
wide. The latest assay gave 29
ounces gold and 12 ounces silver
per ton.  	
New Stage Coach Running.
Last week Messrs. Brockman &
Lay, of the Bossburg and Grand
Forks stage line, put on a new 14-
passenger stage that is certainly a
beauty. These men, who are popular with the travelling public,
have long been in the staging business and are now doing a big
business, carrying full loads each
, Send it Back East.
The Cascade Record will be sent
to any place in Canada or the
United States for one year on receipt of $2. It pays special attention to mining in the Boundary
and Christina lake sections;, and
aims to give the most reliable information in*regard to this fast
developing country.
It's the best in the world���bar
none. The fine job work turned
out at the Cascade Record office.
Maps of the Boundary Creek district, showing all claims, sent post
paid on receipt of price, $1.50, by
the Record, Cascade, B. C.
Buy your.
..First Avenue, Cascade...
K3, .
A nice line of	
Soft Shirts,
Washing Ties,
Silk Ties,
Cashmere Sox,
Linen Coats and Hats
 Just Received
Come and see our
New Goods.
The English Store %
B. C. *
Syndicate, Ltd., 4
JL Is the ONE firm in the Boundary country which is .*
*���  so equipped as to give the PROSPECTOR or the ^*
MINE OWNER everything he needs at bed rock
We expect daily a Car Load of Dynamite, 5
^*"/a Car Load of Flour, a Car Load of Coal Oil, *r
and pat;t cars of Meat, Steel aud Canned Goods. ^
No oiie> can buy cheaper.    No one can sell  *
We can help the prospector right through from
the start���give him reliable assays, bond or buy his
claim, aud if sufficiently worthy place it on the
London market.
We carry everything hi' Groceries, Hardware,
*j& Dry Goods, Boots and Mining Supplies���everything
J& from Dolls to Dynamite.
�� Long distance 'Phone and Assay Office in.con-
*f$ uection.    Nearest store to railway station.    Mine
A. Owners, Hotel Keepers or Private Families out of ^i,
*"  town should write for our quotations. ^*
McRAE'S LANDING. Christina Lake.
(Late MaoFarunb & Co.) VANCOUVER, B.C.
We are manufacturers and direct importers, and carry a lartre stock of Balances, Furnaces
Pire Clay goods, Scientific anil Practical Books, Glassware, Platinum goods, Acids, Chemi- ���
cals, and all other Assayers' and Miners' requirements. ... SOLE AG HINTS for Morgan Cru- ���
��� cible Co., Battersea, Becker's Son's Balances, Etc, Catalogues and partlculurs on application. ���
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.
The Cascade Sawmill.
A large stock of Rough
and Dressed Lumber.
Laths, Shingles, riouldings, Etc
Estimates Furnished and
Prompt  Delivery Made.
tt^=* Correspondence Solicited.
JOHN EARLE, Prop. t*
October 21,18W
Canada; i
Province or Bun sb Columbia,   f
No. 105.
fPHIS IS TO CERTIFY that "The British Co
A lumbla Mercantile and MlnliiK Syndicate,Limited," Is authorised and licensed to carry on business within the Province of British Columbia,
and to carry out or effect all or any of the objects
hereinafter set forth, to which the legislative authority of the Legislature of British Columbia extends.
The head office of the company is situate at
Winchester House, London, England.
The amount of the capital of the company is
��6,000, divided into 4,1175 ordinary shares of one
pound each and 600deferred shares of one shilling each.
The head office of the company in this province
is situate at Cascade City, and Frank Asprsy,
merchant, whose address Is Cascade City aforesaid, Is the attorney for the company.
The objects for which the company has been
established are:
(a) To carry on business in any part of the
world as merchants, storekeepers, traders, and
exporters and importers, and to buy, sell, manufacture, and deal in goods, stores, consumable
articles, chattels, and effects of all kinds (both
wholesale and retail), Including live and dead
stock, and to transact every kind of agency business:
(b) To purchase, take on lease, or otherwise
acquire, and explore, work, exercise, develop,
acquire options in, and turn to account any
mines, metalliferous land, mining right-, prospectors' or other olalms, and diggers' licenses in
the Province of British Columbia, or elsewhere,
and to raise, win, get, qnarry, crush, smelt, re-
One, amalgamate, and prepare for market the
produce of any mines, whether the property of the
company or not; and to carry on the business of
assayers In all its branches:
(c) To carry on any other metallurgical operations which may seem capable of being usefully or
profitably carried on In connection with the business of the company, and to sell, dispose of, and
deal, either in a manufactured state or otherwise,
with any materials or substances resulting from
or to be obtained in the process of smelting, refining, or manufacturing tbe same, either alone
or in combination with other substances:
(d) To enter into any arrangements with any
governments or authorities, supreme, municipal,
local, or otherwise, or any corporations, companies or persons, tbat may seem conducive to
the company's objects, or any of them, and to obtain from any government, authority, corporation, company, or perron, any charters, contracts,
decrees, rights, privileges, and concessions
which the company may think desirable, and to
carry out, exercise, and comply with any suoh
arrangements, rights, privileges, and concessions:
(e) To apply for, promote, and obtain any Act
of Parliament, order, or license for enabling tbe
company to carry any of its objects into effect, or
for effecting any modification of the company's
constitution, or for any other purpose which may
seem expedient, and to oppose any proceedings
or applications which may seem calculated directly or indirectly to pridjudice the company's interests:
(f) To purchase, lease, or by other means ao-
?uire any freehold, leasehold, or other property
or any estate or Interest whatever, and any
rights, privileges, or easements over or In respect
of any property, and any buildings, factories,
mills, works, wharves, roads, railways, tramways,
machinery, engines, rolling stock, plant, live and
dead stock, barges, vessels, or things, and any
real or personal property or rights whatsoever
which may be necessary for, or may be conveniently used with, or may enhance the value of,
any other property of the company:
(g) To build, construct, maintain, alter, enlarge, pull down, and remove or replace any
buildings, offices, works, roads, railway sidings,
machinery, engines, walls, fences, banks, dams,
sluices, or watercourses, and to clear sites for
the same, or to join v. itb any person. Arm, or
company iu doing any of the things aforesaid,
and to work, manage, and control the same or
join with others in so doing:
(h) To improve, manage, cultivate, develop,
exobange, let on lease or otherwise, mortgage,
sell, dlspo e of, turn to account, grant rights and
privileges in respect of, or otherwise deal with
all or any part of the property and rights of the
(i.) To purchase or by other means acquire,
and protect, prolong, and renew, any patents,
patent rights, brevets d'invention, licenses,
protections, and concessions, which may appear lively to be advantageous or useful to the
Company, and to use and turn to aeooun', and
tn manufacture tinder or grant licenses or
privileges in respect of the same, and to exp nd
money in experimenting upon and testing, aud
in improving or seeking to improve, any patents, inventions or rights which the Company
may acquire or propose to acquire:
(j.) To acquire and undertake the whole or
any part of the business, good will, and assets
of any person, Arm or company carrying on or
proposing to carry on any of the businesses which
this Company is authorized to carry on, aud as
part of the consideration for such acquisition,
to undertake all or any of the liabilities of such
person, firm or company, or to acquire an Interest in, amalgamate with, or enter into any
arrangements fo' sharing profits, or for co-operation, oi for limiting competition, or for mutual assistance, with any such person, firm or
company, and to give or accept, by way of consideration for auy of the acts or things aforesaid or property acquired, any shares, debentures or securities that may be agreed upon;
and to hold and retain, or sell, mortgage, and
deal with any shares, debentures or securities
so received:
(k.) To invest and deal with the moneys of
the Company not immediately required, upon
such securities and In such manner as may
fioin time to time be determined:
(I.) To borrow or raise money in such manner as the company shall think fit, and in particular by the Issue of debentures or debenture
stock, perpetual or otherwise, and to secure
the repayment of any money borrowed or
raised by mortgage, charge, or lien upon the
whole or any part of the Company's property
or assets, whether present or future, including
its uncalled capital, and also by a similar
mortgage, charge, or Hen to secure and guarantee the performance by the Company of any
obligation or liability it may undertake.
(m.) To draw, make, accept, indorse, discount, execute and issue promissory notes,
bills of exchange, bills of lading, warrants, debentures, and other negotiable and transferable Instruments:
(n.) To subscribe for, take, purchase, or
otherwise acquire and hold shares or other interest in or securities of any other company
having objects altogether or in part similar to
those of this Company, or carrying on any
business capable ot being conducted so as directly or indirect!? to benefit this Company:
(o.) To act as agents or brokers, and as
trustees for any person, Arm or company, and
to undertake and perform sub-contracts, and
also to aot In any of the businesses of the Company through or by means of agents, brokers,
sub-contractors or others:
(p.) To remunerate auy person, firm or company rendering services to this company,
whether by cash payment or by the allottment
to him or them of shiires or securities of the
Company credited as paid up iu full or in part,
or otherwise:
(q) To pay all or any expenses incurred in
connection with the formation, promotion, and
incorporation of the Company, or to contract
with any person, firm, or company to pay the
same, ana lo pay commissions to brokers and
others for underwriting, placing, selling,
or guaranteeing the subscription of any
Bbares, debentures, or securities of this Company:
(r.) To support and subscribe to any charitable or public object, aud any Institution, society, or club which may be for the benefit of
the Company or its employees, or may be connected with any town or place where the Com
pany carries on business, and to give pensions,
gratuities, or charitable aid to any person or
persons who may have served tbe Company, or
to the wives, childreu, or other relatives of such
persons, aud to form and contribute to provident and benefit funds for the benefit 01 any
persons employed by the Company:
(s.) To promote any other company for the
purpose of acquiring all or any of the properly
aim undertaking any of the liabilities of this
Company, or of undertaking any business or
operations which may appear likely to assist
or benefit this Company, or to enhance the value
of any property or business of this company:
(t.) To sell or otherwise dispose of the whole
or any part of the undertaking of the Company,
either together or iu portions, for such consideration as the Company may tniuk fit, and iu
particular for shares, debentures, or securities
ol auy company purchasing the same:
(u ) To distribute among the members of tbe
company in kind auy property of the Company,
and in particular auy shares, debentures, or securities of other companies belonging to this
Company, or of which this Company may have
the power of oisposii.g:
(v.) To procure the Company to be recognised iu auy British colony or depeudency, and in
any foreign country or place:
(w ) To do all mien other things as may be
deemed incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objects, or any of them
Given under my hand and seal of office at Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this and day
of October, one thousand eight hundred and
|> s.] S. Y. WOOTTON,
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.
Certlficatei of Improvements.
Tammany No. 1, Gold Nuggett and Gold Nuggett
Fraction miueral claims, situate in tbe Grand
i' orks mining divisiou of Yale distriot.
Where located:���In the Burnt Basin, west of
the hdisou group.
Take notice tbat I, J. D. Anderson, P. L. S.. of
Trail. B. C, acting as agent for James Peterson,
Free Miller's Certificate No. 36H67A, intend, sixty
days from the date hereof, to apply to the mining
recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining crown gratis of the above
And further take notice that action, under section 37, must be commenced before the issuauce
of suuh Certillcutes of Improvements.
Dated this 13th day of August, A.D., 18W.
Church Service
Divine service will be conducted by Kev. Joseph
McCoy, M. A. tomorrow (Sunday) at 11 a.m, and
8:00 p.m., Standard Time, In the school-house,
Sabbath school at 8:80 p.m. in the same place.
All are cordially iuvltsd to attend.
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
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,
GEO. K. STOCKER, Townsite Agent, Cascade, B. C.      Or L. A. HAMILTON, Land Com. C. P. R., Winnipeg, Man. THE   CASCADE   RECORD
October 21, 1809
Published on Saturdays at Cascade, B. C, by
W. Beach Willcox.
PsrYear    12.00
Six Months      1.26
To Foreign Countries     2.60
Advertising Rates Furnished on Application.
Tea Record is on salt at the following places:
Simpson's Ntwstand  Rossland
Linton Bros    Rossland
Thompson  Stationery Co, Nelson
H. A. King A Co  Greenwood
R. F. Petri*  Grand Forks
John W. Graham * Co Spokane, Wash.
Cascade Drug Co Cascade
Wm. Meadows    Casoade
When the building of the Canadian Pacific railway was first proposed, the project was bitterly opposed by many Canadians who
looked upon the scheme as a piece
of folly. These Canadians characterized British Columbia as "a sea
of mountains," and declared emphatically that the railway could
never be built through this province, and that, even if it could be
built, it would never pay. These
prophets have been conclusively
proved to be false prophets. The
railway has been built, and it pays
Not only has the C. P. R. company built a line extending from
the Atlantic to the Pacific, but it is
probable that within a few years
they will have a second line extending from Fort William in Ontario to Vancouver. It is well
known that it is their intention to
double the track between Fort
William and Winnipeg. They already possess a line extending
from Winnipeg to Estevan, in As-
siniboia, and the necessities of settlers will soon require the extension of this line to Lethbridge.
The Crow's Nest Pass road, and the
Columbia & Western now extend
from Lethbridge to Midway. The
Columbia & Western will undoubtedly be extended soon through
Penticton and the Similkameen
valley, not only to Hope on the
Faser river, but beyond that point
along the south-bank of the Fraser
to New Westminster and Vancouver. It can be seen, therefore, that
the Canadian Pacific company will
soon have two lines extending from
Lake Superior to the Pacific ocean,
and, as the canals in Eastern Canada are being enlarged so as to
allow vessels from the ocean to
come to Fort William, there will
be during the season of navigation
practically two C. P. R. lines extending from the Atlantic to the
It is probable, moreover, that a
third line will be built within a
very short time extending from the
Atlantic to the Pacific. This line
will not deprive the C. P. R. ef
traffic to any serious extent. It
was thought a few yeare ago that
the habitable and useful part of
Canada was too narrow to allow
even one transcontinental railway
a chance   of   paying.   It  is   now
well known that it is wide enough
to supply traffic for two or three
transcontinental lines.
This third line is being .built-in
pieces. The Rainy river railway
and the Manitoba & Southeastern
will together extend from Port
Arthur on Lake Superior to Winnipeg. This part of the line will
pass through a very rich agricultural and mining region. The line
will extend from Winnipeg to
Prince Albert, passing over the
Portage Plains, and through the
Dauphin, Swan river, and Carrot
river districts. From Prince Albert it will pass westward through
the Battleford district to Edmonton. The land is of great value for
grain growing and grazing pur-
posess all the way from Winnipeg
to Edmonton and, in fact, to the
Rocky mountains. Noother transcontinental line in America will
equal it in this respect.
From Edmonton the line will
pass through the Yellow Head
Pass into the rich mining region of
Cariboo. At Tete Jaune Cache
there are excellent placer mines,
and at Barkerville and other parts
of Cariboo there are rich gold
It is probable that the line, when
it reaches Quesnelle on the Fraser
river, will proceed to the ocean in
two directions, one line passing
northwest to Port Simpson, which
has an excellent harbor, and the
other passing southwest through
the Chilcotin district and across
Seymou* Narrows to Vancouver
Island, whence it will proceed
southward to Victoria, making use
of the E. & N. road, and passing
through the rich coal mining districts of Vancouver Island. The
Chilcotin district is one of the best
regions in British Columbia.
It is proposed also to build a
branch from the Saskatchewan
River to Fort Churchill on Hudson Bay, which will give a short
line from Victoria and Port Simpson to that inlet of the Atlantic.
It is not probable, however, that
Port Arthur will be the permanent
eastern terminus. The gap will
probably soon be filled up between
that town and the Ottawa and
Parry Sound Railway, which will
soon extend in a comparatively
straight line from Parry Sound to
Quebec. The St. Lawrence is to
he bridged immediately at Quebec,
and connection will then be had at
Levis with the Intercolonial
Rail way,extending to St. John and
Halifax. There will then be a
direct line from Halifax to Esquimau, and it will be possible to pass
from one place to the other without
leaving the cars.
Have you liquidated your subscription to the Record? If not,
now is a splendid time to get your
name inscribed on our list as one
of those who are paid up. A $2 bill
does the trick.
" It is a moral certainty that we
will have both federal and provincial
elections within six months," observes an exchange. That
to be the universal opinion.
After many vexatious attempts
the Columbia beat the Shamrock
over ten minutes in the first of the
several races this week for the America cup. At this writing it is not easy
to predict the result of the series,
which requires three out of five
races to win, but interest gains
In a couple of weeks more the
Record will have finished out its
first year of existence. This is a
reminder to delinquent subscribers
that our receipt book is still doing
business at the old stand. The
coming year is confidently expected
to be one of still greater prosperity
to the record and the Boundary
The change of time on the new
Boundary branch of the C. P. R.,
so that passengers on tne return
trip avoid the three or four hours'
wait at West Robson, is a welcome
one to the travelling public. With
the running of passenger trains to
Greenwood, which should begin by
the first of the month, other little
unpleasantnesses of the trip will
doubtless be eliminated.
War is now on in the Transvaal
in earnest and England is making
every preparation to hurl her
mighty armies against the Boers.
Mr. Chamberlain, secretary for the
colonies, will accept 1,000 Canadian
volunteers for service in the war
and enlistment is now going on���
even in the Kootenays. The Boers
had better keep an eye on the
members of the Kootenay rifle
companies that go to South Africa.
There is no telling what damage
they may inflict. Seriously, however, they will make the very best
of soldiers.
Best since the world began���the
Job Work constantly being turned
out at the office of Cascade Record.
Table of Distances From
(Distances figured on wagon roads.)
Sutherland creek.... S
Baker oiesk.   0
MoRae creek 8
Burnt Basin It
Central camp..   ....20
Fisherman oreek.... 21
Summit camp W
Seattle camp 28
Brown's camp 28
Volcanic Mt 28
PathflnderMt 28
Knight's camp 88
Wellington camp .. .24
Skylark oamp 80
Providence camp.... 84
Deadwood eamp .'.. .86
Smith's camp .......86
Long Lake camp....88
Copper camp 87
Graham camp ...   .46
Kimberly Camp 88
Halls Ferry 7
Rock Cut .....10
'    MUM
Bossburg 28
Marcus 88
Rossland 41
Christina Lake   ,..-..��
Giaham's Ferry 8
Grand Forks 18
Columbia (Up.G F.) 14
Carson 18
Niagara 21
Greenwood  81
Anaconda 1 82
Boundary Falls 88
Midway......  .88
Rook Creek .....52
Camp McKinney... .78
Okanagan Falls,... 118
Pentloton 126
Nelson, Wash 18
Curlew, Wash 88
Torodack., Wash...41
Republio 60
Bladston 18
Brooklyn 40
At the
Cascade Drug Co.
You can get anything and everything yon may need In the line of
Wall Paper,
Paints, Etc.
Latest Arrivals at
Calgary Flour.
Young Ladies' and Children's
Fancy Toilet Soaps in Great
Variety���Attar of Roses,
Russian Violet, Lily of
the Valley, etc., etc., from
5c to 35c.
Ladies' Blouses, Wrappers,
Under Skirts, Silk Laces
and Dress Trimmings.
Main Street and First and Second Aves.,
Wanted at Once.
Information or address of D'Arcy Macdonald,
formerly ; of Alexandria, Ulengary county,
Ontario. Please communicate with tbe Cascaut
Record, Cascade, B. (!.
House for Sale or Bent.
Cozy two room house, in central location, for
sale at a bnrgain, or will rent to the right parties.
Apply at RecoM oflfce.
Curtis & Morrison,
Barristers, Solicitors, Etc.
Grand Forks, B.C.
Christina Lake
Mining Camps.
Price, $1.25, post paid.
Compiled   by JOHN A.  CORYELL,  P. L. S.
This map contains the latest locations on Sham,
rook and Castle Mountains, ou Baker, Sutherland and McRae Creeks, and In tbe Burnt Basin.
For sale by
Cascade, B. C. October 21,1899
The editor of the Record returned
Tuesday from a visit to the Spokane exposition, and he haB no hesitation in saying that, when the increased price of admission and had
weather are taken into consideration, it was a decided success.
Doubtless the best and most interesting feature of the whole show
was the mineral exhibit which was
a great revelation to thousands of
our almost incalculable mineral
possibilities. British Columbia
cunips were well represented with
ore specimens, and there can be no
doubt in the mind of any reasonable man that good will flow from
this tine display. It wits a pity
tbat Christina lake camps were not
Some of the finest music ever
made was heard at the exposition.
It was furnished by the Grand
Army Band, of Canton, Ohio, President McKinley's hometown. The
organization consists of 44 men,
every one an artist on the instrument he played. It was a genuine
treat to hear such an aggregation
of talent. Manager Bolster is to
be congratulated on the successful
outcome of the exposition. It will
likely be made a permanent thing
The Grand Forks Daily Gazette
made its first bow to an expectant
and waiting public last Monday,
and its neat make-up and general
newsy appearance was an agreeable
surprise to the residents of tbe
Forks. Mr. Smith is getting out a
good paper, and if he keeps it up to
its present high standard,heshould
make it a success. It already has
a generous support, showing that
the Forkers know a good thing
when they see it. The paper is a
six-column folio and contains the
latest press dispatches.
Hewitt Bostock, M. P., went
through the Boundary early in the
week and it is understood ho was
advised about our indifferent postal
facilities. If he wishes still more
evidence, the Record has a fresh
batch with all documents to prove
the case, that will be submitted
should he so desire. One reform
that would assuridly give better
service would be the giving of adequate compensation to post office
employees. This is not like Ontario where a man can live like a
lord on $40 or $50 a month, and
Mr. Bostock and Mr. Mulock should
certainly be aware of the fact by
this time.
This week a party passed through
Cascade, boiyul for the upper
Boundary, that had just gone
through the ordeal of tackling the
Buffalo Hump country, in Idaho,
that has had so much newspaper
booming in recent months. To say
that they were bitterly disappointed
with what they found in the Buffalo
Hump would be putting it very
mildly. The leader of the party
asserted that it was the most dreary,
desolate, worthless section it had
ever been his misfortune to visit.
It was overrated to a degree, and
there were hundreds���yes, thousands���there who rued the day they
first, heard of Buffalo Hump." The
boom, it was asserted, was the result of tbe work of naid agents and
was not justified by the existing
This iB not a pleasing picture,
but it is given just as it was
told. It appeared to have been related in good faith and as the truth.
There are probably some good
properties in the Hump district,
but they are evidently a scarce article as yet.
ilontana Hotel
Columbia Company Now Getting Into Oood
Shape Throughout.
John B. Donald, manager of the
Columbia Telepnone Co., was in
town Thursday looking after the
business of his company. This
year that concern has spent over
$50,000 in new lines and exchanges
in this part of British Columbia
The service now runs from the
boundary line to Camp McKinney,
via Cascade, Grand Forks, Greenwood and Midway, and is 75 miles
long, being a metallic copper circuit the entire distance. It has
exchanges in Rossland, Grand
Forks and Columbia, and will
shortly put in exchanges at Phoenix
and Greenwood.
Mr. Donald says that notwithstanding thecompetition of another
telephone company and two telegraph companies, they are doin ? it
good business and are veey well
satisfied with the outlook. It is
expected that the line will be extended to Nelson next year and
also out west, to and beyond Penticton. The American connection
of the Columbia is the Spokane and
B. C. Company, which runs to
George C. Hodge, the district
manager of the Nelson & Vernon
Telephone Co., is again in the
Boundary looking afrer the interests of his company. He informed
the Record man that his people
have recently made a substantial
reduction in the rates for local
'phones. In Greenwood, Grand
Forks ard Rossland the rates have
come down from $5 to $2 for business houses and to $2 for residences.
Competition seems to be bringing
down the price considerably.
The Record is opening up a constantly improving paystreak of
Fine Job Printing. You are cordially invited to assay it.
C. H. MAY, Proprietor.
For the Thirsty and Weary Traveller no More Satisfactory
House can be found in the entire Boundary country. At our
Bar you Will Find the Choicest Wines, Liquors and Cigars. . . .
Dining Room first class in every particular, and supplied
with the best in the market.
First Avenue,
I ��iquors, ^)ines anb Osars-
W       A specialty made of Imported Goods. Glassware and bar
txflfo Supplies Always on Hand.    Sole Agents for
���"- Pabst's Milwaukee Beer.
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,      -
Maps of the Boundary Creek district, showing all claims, sent post
paid on receipt of price. $1.50, by
the Record, Cascade, B. C.
Boundary Creek License District.
Nollcs Is hereby given that the undermentioned
persons have made application under the prnvls.
Ions of the "Liquor License Act, IBM," for lintel
licenses at the places set opposite their respect lie
P. W, Abbott  Phoenix
IraW. Black Phoenix
C. O Cumlngs Phoenix
August Jackson    Phoenix
Ed Simpson Phoenix
Ed Weeks..; Phoenix
I''. C. Line Phoenix
W.H.Bell Phoenix
Relnhold Greiger Phoenix
Frank Hoone Midway
S. A. Crowell M Id way
J. H. McMannus near Brookly n ���
Prank Corte  near llrooklyn
.Simpson & Laura near Columbia
Thomas .I. Gorman  Summit City
F. W Munn Eholt
Norman Luce Eholt
Frank Kaiser      Kholi
John E. Almstrom Niagara
A special meeting of the Board of License ('out-
mlsslnners of the Boundary Creek District will he
held to consider such applications at the Miner*'
Exchange Hotel, Eholt, on Saturday, the Slut day
of October, 1889, at the hour of It o'clock in the
D. J. Darraugh,
Chief License Inspector
Boundary Creek District.
Cor. of Main Street and First
Avenue [centre of town] ...
European Plan.     CASCADE, B. C.
fl^* Always Open. ���^SJjjr
The Most
Popular Hotel
in the Entire
Favorite Stopping Place for
Mining Men
Stocked Bar
in connection.
Situated at the new town of Gladstone, near the Burn!
Basin Mining Region and only 18 miles from Cascade; 10
miles from Christina Lake. One of the best hotel build*
ings between Cascade and Brooklyn. Good Livery Stable
in connection.
October SI, 1880
Accompanied by Hon. Sidney Fisher, Minister
of  Agriculture.
Our member in parliament, Hewitt Bostock, accompanied by Hon.
Sidney Fisher, minister of agriculture, have been visiting various
points in the former's constituency.
Last week they were in Kootenay
and this week have been meeting
and addresssing the voters of various Boundary towns, explaining
the policy of the government from
their standpoint.
They came over from Rossland
on Monday's train, and on Tuesday
held a meeting at Grand Forks.
Both gentlemen were astonished at
the growth and prosperity of the
Boundary as far as they had seen
it, and promised to keep its needs
in mind. Their particular attention was called to the inadequate
postal facilities.
Mr. Bostock continued on to his
home at Ducks by way of Greenwood and Vernon, while Mr. Fisher
returned to the Kootenays by rail.
Just Kick at the C. P. R.
Gladstone merchants are making
a just kick at tho way the C. P. R.
handles freight for that town.
Goods are dumped hundreds of feel
from the section house, broken
open and left to the tender mercies
of the elements and passing wayfarers. Business men there are
justly indignant at this treatment,
and are raising a howl that will be
heard beyond the office of Freight
agent Peters at Nelson, if need be
The facts stated have been verified
by the Record.
Columbia Is Winner.
The great international yacht
races, between the Shamrock and
Columbia, were brought to a close
yesterday by the Columbia winning
the third race of the series. The
cup will, accordingly, remain on
this side of the Atlantic for the
Miss Zena Mendenhall left for
Spokane on Thursday's stage.
Paymaster B. F. Woodman, for
the railway contractors, will start
on his monthly rounds next Monday. Bridge men and tracklayers
and surfacers, with the tunnel men,
are about all who will be made
happy in this way this month.
Henry White, the locator of the
Knob Hill and Old Ironsides, has
bonded the Banner claim, at
Franklin camp, the new location on
the east fork of the north fork of
Kettle river, from Frank Maefar-
lane for $50,000 paying 10 per cent,
A four-drill compressor was received at the Morrison mine in
Deadwood Camp last week. They
expect to have it put up and in
running order by the end of this
week. This property is now working a large force of men, and development work will continue all
Col. A. B. Huestis, U. S. Collector of Customs for the state of
Washington, passed through to
Grand Forks yesterday, accompanied by Allan Cameron, C. P. R.
freight agent at Vancouver. The
C. P. R. is getting a good deal of
Republic trade away from the Great
Northern, and Mr. Huestis will arrange in regard to convoying American goods.
Spokane Falls &
Northern System.
Nelson and Fort Sheppard Rj. Co.
Red Mountain Railway Co.
The direct and only All-Rail Route
between 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.
Haps furnished, tickets sold and information
given by local and connecting line ticket agents.
Passengers  for Kettle  River and  Boundary
creek connect at  Msrcus and Bossburg  with
stages daily.
H. A. JACKSON, O. P. k T. A.,
Spokane. Wash.
America's Great Transcontinental Line
and World's Pictorial Route.
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.
7.00 and 15.20K lv. Rossland ar. 11.00 and 19.40K
7.00 and 16.45K lv. Nelson . ar. 10.80 and 19.2BK
For points on or reached via Crow's Nest Line
22.80K (daily).... lv. Nelson ar. (daily) 2.30K
Casoade via Bossburg and Nelson, to Toronto,
102 hours; to Montreal, 106 hours; toNew York,
118 hours; to Winnipeg, 62 hours. Rossland or
Nelson to the coast in SO hours.
For rates and fullest information address nearest local agent or,
P. Huckerby, Agt., Cascade, B. C.
W.F.Anderson,       E.J.Coyle,
Trav.Pass.Agent, A.G.P.Agt,
Nelson. B.C.     Vancouver.B.C,
c.��nrdPH��awwKr VANCOUVER, B.C.
riiHE only place in British Columbia where the
*��� genuine Keeley Treatment oan be obtained.
Fine building, good board, pleasant and
healthful surroundings, and the arrangements
admit of tbe atrlotest privacy for patients, either
ladies or gentlemen. The Keeley Treatment affords the only safe and sure cure for the liquor,
opium, morphine, cocoaine, chloral, and other
drugs, and also for tobacco poisoning. Parties
interested are invited to call at the institute and
investigate for themselves. All correspondence
C. H. Nixon, Mgr.
Watchmaker, Jeweller and Optician.
Eyes Scientifically Tested
Free of Charge	
We carry all kinds of Powder and Blacksmith's Coal.
Dominion Supply Co.
For this week we have Special Offerings to make on
goods we were fortunate enough to buy much under the market price.   For instance, we can sell:
Blue Rihhon Baking Powder, 12                       TEAS.
oz. can for 25 cents.
Pearl Barley, per lh. 5 cents. Congou Tea, good, only 25 cents.
Tapioca, per lh. 5 cents. English Breakfast, 80 cents.
Sago, per lh. 5 cents. Blue Ribbon, \ lh. 25 cents.
Brackman and Kerr's Rolled Oats, Ground Coffee, 20 cents.
per lb. 5 cents. Bi8 4 B,end " H,,1(! " 33* *��"*>*'
Split Peas, per lb. 5 cents. Scrub   and  other   Bruges    hal
Vermicelli, per lb. 15 cents. price.
Let me figure with you on all lines of groceries.
A. BKEMNER, Manager.
.... C. H. Thomas, Prop. ...
The Original and Oldest Hotel in this part of tht
district. Headquarters for Contractors, Mining Men
and Travellers.
Well Stocked Bar in Connection.
��    Second Avenue,
Cascade City. British Columbia.
Dominion Hall Block,
#ossburg-Columbia $tage ��ine,
Runs daily from Grand Forks to Bossburg and return, meet
trains both ways on the Spokane Falls & Northern Railway. Careful and experienced drivers, safe and comfortable vehicles, good stock and good time. Carrying
Her Majesty's and American mails.
P. BURNS & CO., j
fresl] anb Cweb )JWeats,
fist; anb Oysters, ��i��e anb ftresseb Poultry
%3T, Meats delivered at Mines Free of Charge.
Mail Orders Promptly Attended to.
Second Avenue, CASCADE CITY.
Send it Back East.
The Cascade Record will be sent
to any place in Canada or the
United States for one year on receipt of $2. It pays special attention to mining in the Boundary
and Christina lake sections, and
aims to give the most reliable information in regard to this fast
developing country. You should
attend to this without delay.
Certificates of Improvements.
Birthday, Edison, Elictrio. Picton,
Moncton and Edison Fraction mineral
olalms, situate in the Orand Forks Mining Divis
ion of Yale district.
Where located;-Birthday���on MoRae creek
and one mile from Christina lake.
Edison, Electric, Picton, Monoton 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 Flew-
man, Free Miners' Certificate No. B182S0, and
Mrs. (Thos.) Addle Oee, Free Miners' Certificate
No. 1SB88A, 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 claims.
And further take notice that action, under section 87,must oe commenced before tht issuance
of suoh Certificates of Improvements.
Dated thl- 20th day of July, A.D., 18M.
October 21,1899
The Centre of the Par-Pamed Similkameen District.
A Mining and Agricultural Centre.
Lots Now on the flarket
Third Avenue, 100 Feet Wide, Lots, 30x150.
Corner Lots, $150.        Inside Lots, $100.
Corner Lots, $100.
Inside Lots, $75.
Terms, 1-3 Cash; Balance, Three and Six Months.
;,  For Further Particulars, Apply to_
General Agents,
R. H. PARKINSON, Fairview.
Prosperous Communities Have Grown
Around Them.
Cascades'* Power Nearly Equal to that of
Spokane���Now Controlled by a Strong
English Syndicate.
The recent transfer of the water
power tit Cascade to the rich and
powerful English syndicate, the
London and B.C.Gold Fields,Ltd.,
reminds us of some of the immense
expenditures on other water powers
and the benefits derived therefrom.
Probably the largest power recently
developed is at Niagara where 120,-
000 horsepower is developed at an
expense of. $4,000,000.
The power on the St. Louis near
Duluth, Minn., was sold by Jay
Cook for $1,000,000 and at a later
date was repurchased by him at an
advanced price.
For the preservation of the falls
at Minneapolis, which, owing to
the soft nature of the rock were
rapidly wearing away, the U. S
Government appropriated $1,000,-
At R��ck Island 4,000 h.-p. is
developed at a cost of over $1,000,-
000. The controlling interest in
this power is owned by the U. S.
Government. In 1884 Jas. J. Hill,
president of the Great Northern
R. R., paid $800,000 for a portion
of the Great Falls of the Missouri
in Montana, about which has grown
a city of 15,000 or 20,000 population.
The as yet undeveloped Shoshone
Falls in Idaho were purchased by
Omaha parties for $50,000.
While statistics regarding Spokane's water power are not available,
figures well up in the millions
would be required to represent the
value of the present improvements.
Recent discoveries in economically transmitting and adapting
power render these water powers
much more valuable than formerly.
Cheap transportation places inland
cities on a more equal footing with
coast cities. Cheap power makes
possible the profitable establishing
of many industries which could not
otherwise exist.
For the benefits accruing from
these powers the towns or cities
adjoining, one need but observe the
the results in each of the above
mentioned instances. It is the
almost invariable rule that large
cities spring up about developed
powers. This fact is particularly
marked in the case of Minneapolis,
where the rival city of St. Paul was
already established, a large, prosperous financial and commercial
centre ; also at Spokane, where, in
spite of railroad opposition, political
influence and outside pressure, it
steadily but surely pressed forward
to become the first and leading inland city of the coast states.
Cascade has a water power nearly
equal in magnitude to that of
Spokane. Considering the advantageous location of Ca��cade in other
ways, ita close proximity to the
mines, its attractiveness as a summer resort, its beautiful and central location, with its immense now
to be developed water power, there
is a very reasonable assurance that
Cascade will take the leading position nature has intended for it.
Certlficatei of Improvements.
Burnt Basin, Burnt Bnsln Fraction, Jim Blaine
and Jim Blaine Fraction mineral claims situate In the Orand Forks mining division of
Yale district.
Where located:���In tbe Burnt Basin, north
west of the Edison group.
Take Notice that I, J. D. Anderson. P. L. 8. of
Trail, II.a, acting as agent for John Huuser,
Free Miners Certificate No. SSttXlA, intend, sixty
da.vs from the date hereof, to apply to the mining
recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining crown grants of the above
And further take notice that action, under section 37,must be commenced before the issuance of
said Certificates of Improvements.
Dated this 13th day of August, A.D., 18W.
fffl J. D. ANDEHSON.
Certificates of Improvements.
Mecklknburo and Mkcklknbdhg Fraction mineral claims, situate in the Grand Forks
mining division of Osooyos division of Yale district.
Where located:��� At the head of the Burnt Basin.
Take notice that I, J. D. Anderson, P. L. S., of
Trail, B. C, acting as agent for C. S. Wallls, F.
M. C. No. 34261A, and Annie M. Brown, Free
Miner's certificate No. B1W49, Intend, sixty days
from the date he'eof, to apply to the Mining Hecorder for certificates of Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining orown grants of the above
And further take notice that action, under section 87, must be commenced before the'issuance
of such certificates of improvements.
Dated this 12th day of August, A. D., 1898.
Have you got one yet ? What ?
Why, one of those new maps of the
Christina lake mining camps. If
you have an interest there, you
should have a map. Sent post paid
by the Cascade Record on receipt
of $1.25.
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.,
Q17T BV ITRfVfii of San Francisco,
OHlLlD I DL\)\J O California, Assayers and Mining Experts. To the Mining Public
of the Pacific Northwest: We beg to advise you
that we have opened a branch of our business at
No.20n>�� Washington St., Portland, Oregon, to
accommodate our numerous clients in the Northwest. As our name for prompt and reliable work
In the past Is known in every mining camp west
of Ihe Rockies. It will guarantee our future success. Onr certificates are Invariably accepted by
banks and mining corporations as final. Numerous Investors waiting for sound mining property.
We are now ready for work. Send in your samples with letter of Instructions and charges, and
we will give yon prompt returns. Our charges
are���Hold and silver, 11.50: Gold, Copper and Silver, $8.00. Coal, Soil and other minerals. IK.00
each. Mf Check assays a specialty. SELBY
BROTHERS, Assayers and Mining Experts, No.
206", Washington St., Portland, Oregon. Hand
Power Stamp Mills for sale���NO complete. 8
October 21, 1899
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.
If You Want a	
Cut in the Latest Style, Trimmed With the Best of Materials, and Made Right
Here in Cascade, Call on
^erctyant jailor,
First Avenue, Cascade, B.  C.
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.
Cascade Produce Co.
Opposite the Custom House, Cascade.
We carry a full Stock of Hay, Oats, Flour
Bran, Shorts, Chop, Corn Meal and   Rolled
II Manufactured from, I     Oats.     Call  and see our goods and pet
to^m^mrfJI  our price8
(Fiic Simile of Suck.)
T. H: INGRAM, Mgr.
Brief Bits Prom Many Camps.
A valuable strike is reported on
the Majestic, in Central Camp.
It is said that the pay roll of the
Old Ironsides and Knob Hill
mines, at Phoenix, amounts to
$22,000 per month.
The Mother Lode people, of Dead-
wood Camp, are about to start
development on the No. 7 group in
Central Camp, where 600 feet of
work has already been done. S. C.
Holman will have charge of the
new operations.
The strike recently made on the
Humming Bird, on the north fork
of Kettle river, so far discloses 12
feet of ore without either wall in
sight. About 2,000 tons of ore are
on the group and 4,000 tons blocked
out in the mine.
With a five-stamp mill the cleanup on the Granite, in Camp McKinney, last week was a gold brick
valued at $585. This is the best
record made since the plant was
installed. The ore lately has been
averaging $17 per ton.
The Boundary Creek mineral exhibit at the Spokane Exposition
was awarded third prize, beating
Rossland, Nelson and the Slocan.
The first prize fell to the State of
Washington and the second to
Sumpter, Oregon, which latter sent
some particularly fine free gold
R. A. Brown has started development work on his Sunset mineral
claim in the Similkameen which
was recently incorporated. Two
shifts will be employed, with Isaac
Loughead foreman. The 43-foot
shaft will be continued to the 150-
foot level. On his Volcanic Mr.
Brown now has the tunnel in over
625 feet.
W. Fleet Robertson, provincial
mineralogist, was in the Boundary
this week inspecting mining properties and securing notes of the late
development of the district. On
this trip he visited the Pathfinder,
Volcanic, Golden Eagle and others
up the north fork of Kettle river,
and then took in Long Lake and
Phoenix camps on his return.
Last week a new ledge was crosscut on the Golden Crown, in Wellington Camp, and this week another ledge was encountered at the
dividing line between the Golden
Crown and Winnipeg mines. The
ledge runs through both properties,
and is*fully 30 feet wide. The ore
is solid and carries higher copper
values than any which has yet been
taken from the Winnipeg.
Delivered free to
any part of the
Hutch ins &
Are now located in Bosiburf
with ten four-horse teams, and
are prepared to deliver freight
in Cascade, Grand Forks and
Greenwood on SHORT NOTICE. I
Orders received by Telephone, '<
and prompt delivery guaranteed.
Fire Insurance Agency
George K. Stocker, Agent.
Sing Kee
Expert   Ltiundryman.     Bundle" called fur and  delivered.
Work done on Short Notice.
Give me it trial.
Laundry at the rearof the Commercial Hotel
8. K. Liverr Stalk
Saddle Horses for Hire.
Rear Montana Hotel, Cascade.


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