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Published In the Interests of the Boundary and Christina Lake   Mining District*
Vol. I.
CASCADE, B. C, MAY 20, 1899.
No. 28.
They Now Have a Clear Way Almost
li-1.   ,'   into Cascade. .'.
He Glv*g Sorne Interesting; Dc;tails About the
Work on the New RaHw^y Line to Readers
of the Record. ~ ���   '".-
William P;'Tye,"chiefEngineer,
and John U. Solli,van;;chief -..assist-
HJJi...engineer of the Colunil/ia i
WeBtern railway, arrived. ,in Cas-
gade Thursday evening. They were
jhakjng a' td.urpjf the new railway
line, foe the purpose of' inspecting
|he >^prk^ :ihuiRi ,fa<r accomplished,
firom West Robson to the long
pnnel it was a simple matter, as
ijrork trains were running that far,
lilt from /the,tunnel to Cascade,
Chese high officials in the engineering department of. this branch of
the'-f3, P.:$i made the journey on
foot���thus being abje to t��ke in
eyery detail of the construction to
date. In company with J. W.
Stewart, one of the firm of.contractors for the building of the-line.
ftessrg Tye a!%d' Sul'llva.n left ves-
ftaday morning to continue the
t&ttM.thi.��nfl2of the line .at Jftid:.
way, 40 miles heypnd Cascade.    -
���' It is the mosi -difficult>pkce, of
road-building ever attempted in
Can��idH',",s��aid Mr. Tye to a Record
representative,, who was accorded
(in Intervfew. ���'��������� He then went on
and gave a most interesting account
of the work thus far accomplished.
It wan February 1st, 1898, when
Mr. Tye lauded al, the mouth of
Dog creek, on Lower Arrio)w'tliike;
with a force of engineers, and
began the ...warl^tff; rui��ung.: the
location lines-for"^ this' raiilwayf 4ne
contract, fo/ which ..w#s. soon to be
rlti'rMthouKrt few wrlef'iiware 'of it
at that timer"' Some" idea "Of" the
difficulties to be overcome ��by, the
engineers may be gained when it
is remembered that on this survey
100 pairs of snowshoes were worn
out. The contract for the 105
miles was let to Mann, Foley Bros.
& Larson in June, 1898,and active,,
construction at once begun.
Mr. Tye divided his engineers
wtt0.fu'iiOiiyl��i()n��' of about twenty-
flye^jlie? ��� ��eaeh, , The /first was
under F. M. Young, whbse work is
now done, and he,is out near Penticton ].{trig u^ccfn^'Ji under Georjte
Fnrr, with""a, camp at the" Summit;
the third is tn4eharge of Oscar
Englurid, at Cascade, while F. Mi
Rice, located at Greenwood, is
division engineer::for. the balance
of the line. Mr.JFy*or Mjr, -Sul ii-
van are frequently over the line of
construction, with a general supervision of the wo,rk,-;,;:   u>
In regard to the track laying,
the progress of which is how attracting wide attention, Mr. Tye
stated -thai the rails were' now
down on both sides of the switch-
hieV, b-id r��nfhfd *h* bridee nt
Q'li'k'i 'irceV, and were coming on
towards Cascade at the rate of
about a mile per day. The bridges
at Qui no creek and Porcupine
creek, being practically completed,
will not occasion much delay. Then
there is a completed roadbed till a
point near Gladstone is reached,
where bridge men already at work
will have the high trestles in that
locality ready for the ribs of steel
by the time the track gets that far.
At Sutherland creek and Baker
creek, emptying into Cbristinaiake,
which areicrossed on wooden bridges
also, no delay is anticipated. It
is expected that the main part of
the 10QQ foot bridge over Kettle
fiver at Cascade will be in place in
a/couple of'weeks; /The two spans
will not be put in a J present, but
false work-wilJ ,be used, .inv.tbeir
place���rp.robab.ly thkjye/n". -\? ,,<���- ����
.   N0TE9 ;.of the;/ Work, f''   .
MiLeah Bros, are h(M in'about
800Teet all told in their 3000- -foot
tunnel, and after a long series of
most vexatH+tis delays twelve drills
of the compressor plant are now at
Wqrk ohthe.iexS'J. fo-n^ fjofe through
the mountain. : The workmen arte
now in hard rock, and. goodrprogress should be.made frotp now oh.
Plans for the commodious station
and freight house, to be erected in
Cascade, have been prepared and
forwArded to the head office in
Montreal. The plans include
everything needful for a town
several timep the si��e of Cascade.
WhTk; Wijl tjndonbtedly Ivojarted
on^feja sj-uietn^e before loi|g|    i|j
It is expected that contracts will
be let shortly fpr the ppsts,(for the
45 miles'to,t^%m.f'^mt^:Wi]] be
necessary for the new line from
Cascade on.
-Today Paymaster Woodman
starts out to distribute bank checks
to the., workmen 01^-.the line, of
whlpH.theri2500Iptthe month of
April. He goes to Midway first
andtben to Brooklyn.
Setting Poles and Stringing.,Wires...  ,
-. The Colnm b,it)'' Tejephftne"ComT-
pany, who have the poles for their
new:lin�� distributed from Cascade
to'Gamp' McKinney, began This
week the work of setting potes ai.Kl
stringing wires. A force of twenty
or thirty men cam peel down near
the bridge, *nd "fclreHCly jiave the
^pwlf* set in,to Cascade;frrrm the
boundary line. The work is being
superintended by Mr. Donald, and
wiiI be pushed as rapidly as possible to an early completiiin. Angus
Cameron, who will have charge of
to secure the necessary lumber and
fit the office up at once in the new
building on First Avenue which he
is now putting up, and which will
also be u��ed for. the post-office.     :
All Cotton and a Yard Wide.
���The B. C. Syndicate store has re-
cei ved. a con si gn merit of red, wh i te
and blue bunting, for decorative
purposes. It is all cotton and a
yard wide. The price at which it
is sold, six cents per yard, is so
low that every one in Cascade can
nff >rd tn decornte for the Queen's
Horses Now on the Way to Race for
the $151 Prizes.
General Meeting of All Committees Will Take
Place at the Cascade Auditorium To-night
to Complete Final Details.   :
Nearly everything is,,, now ready
for the celebration of, the Queen's
birthday^" to' be held, in Gast-ade
next .Wednesday. ' TfJfiis eyenin'g a
me.eti.ng5rpf; "ail. th$ 1cptnmitteee\\.y
called to^ikki'place] -at the Cas^jle
Auditorium at & o'clock, for, ''t,ne
purpose, of arranging the."..exact
time and place for each event to
take place, and such other details
as. may come up. A full attendance is specially requested.
During the last week considerable cprreHpondence\h��8 been had
with ontside towns, and everything
points to there being a large attendance from all neighboring
places. M^m'bers of the general
finance committee have visited
Rossland, Bossburg, Grand Forks
and Columbia, and have,been
agreeably surprised tp learn of the
interest being tak��tn all over in the
ceiebration,. The changes are that
hotel accommodations in Cascade
pn ^'^W^t^r-l'W'iSii^ wi,H be
taxed to tnejr utmost capaci,ty.   ,
In thehorse race, thera-is likely
tu-he-fiumeflyers Inquiries have
come in from several places���Republic, JBoesburg, Grand Forks,
Rossland and 'elsewhere,, and .two
horses are now en route from Ross:
land. This promises to be the
most interesting of all the events.
The other raceb will also doubtless be well patronized, as they are
being talked'Up: by tiiose most interested. The details of the various
sports will be gone into at tonight's
meeting, and judges appointed as
far as possible.
The corijet, band from- Bossburg
will1-ftriUi^fj iTii/BPfiay evening, and
Director^ AVafkins has notified the
seorefairy :,that" there will be 14
pieces j,ti*-trqd of 12, as originally
Considerable work has been done
on the baseball grounds, and it is
expected that an interesting game
will take place. The Bossburg
baseball club is expected, and probably hne from Grand Fprks. Another feature that will undoubtedly
create merriment will be the
friendly tug of war heeween the
hotel keepers of Grand Forks and
those of Cascade. The Grand
Forks Miner says that the land-
lords,of that town are expected to
give a good account of themselves.
. From "ow on every man in Cascade should let no stone go unturned to see that, the greatest kind
of a success is made of the celebration. Streets should be cleaned up,
biiilnMnir's deforated and everything
put in apple pie order.
In the Grand Porks Mining Division Proa
May 10th to May 16th.
May 18���Double O. O., Brown's creek, Thomas
Hennessey.   North Star, Summit camp, F.
C. Hagen. Buckskin Charlie and Cowboy
King, Florenoe camp, Wm. .Wilde. . Little
Willie and" New Brunswick, Florenoe camp,
Wm Ellis. Leicester Boy, Florence camp,
G. C. McGregor. Toronto, Wellington camp,
L. B. Lynn and P. A. Finegan. M, Cascade,
Andrew Keyes. Napoleon, Burnt Basin, F.
Detbn and T. Lagter. Uarbone, McRae creek,
'  F.Devon and T. Lagler.    Judith, Volcanic
;   mountain,   D.  McArthur.      Black   Hawk,
-Seattle, camp, Paul Gautbier.
May 18���May   Day,   Wellington   camp, John
Meyers.    Fortitude, Greenwood Camp, K. C.
May 15���Hazel 1 Dell,  Gilpin's ranch, Jas. L.
Jarrell.    Leadvllle, Johnson ranch, Jas. L.
Jarre! 1 and J. L. Wiseman.    Diamond Drill,
Niagara,   Wm.   Miniou.     Rams,  Brown's
. creek,    Gust   Johnson.     Mountain   View,
. Brown's creek,1 A. Johnson.    Litile John,
; fract., Florence t'amp, J: Coryell.    Jaekin,
'    Volcanio mountain, Duncan Buchanan, hnn-
,.r|se, fract., aiunmit camp, Frank Cortt.       ;.
May 18���Copper Chief, Fisherman creek, W. A.
Clark and S.  W.   Henderson.    Mill View,
Grand Forks, J. Bord> au and Paul Gautbier.
May 10., McKinley, T  P. Murray.
May 11, Bell, David Woodhead.
May 12.   Mawatcliing',  A.' Willarson'and Hugri
McGuiar.   Colorado, D. B. Pettijohn.
May 13.   Pansy, G, A. Pounder,   I.Jic^y Boy, J.
O'Connor and Smith Curtis.   Annie,. J. J.Mo��
Mullen and'Cdn Cdsgriff. ���'
May 15.   Dixie, Wm. Hoffman.   St. Ellen, M:
.    McMahon.  TlnCup.H. S. CHy.ey.'St.Lovit,
D. Booth and K. Mul'.ntlri-. Ivan hoe, Jainet
McNulty. Goldsmith, D. Bresnahan. Wood-
burn,-S.'C. Gates. Minneapolis, Stoll, Williams, et al.
May 11.   Queen of Ouray and Sidney, all, A. D.
;���.,' McLeod and A. Mason to George R. Naden.^
,,   Drnmliunmon, all, A; D. McLeod to George
' R. Naden. 'l-i6 Tiger, F.fc McMunn to K
Alladio.   8-32 Tiger, F. K. McMunn to P. ii.-
Munn.  1-16 Tiger, F. K. McMjinn to Harry
. Green.   V% Rlchmon, P. A. Finnegan to UBy
Lyon.^. - '   . .. ��� ..'
May 18.   Excelsior, all, G. F. Raulstorr to JoHnJ
���    Meyer.   1-8 Mohawk, O. ii.-Anderson to Paul
,    B, Chandler.    ���   ,-;,    ,,.,.,..���.   .',.'     l-v; :;.,>:;���
May 15." Brooklyn, all, C. M.Tobiassen to tha,
I   Grand Forks Gold Mininff Co, 1 4 McKinley,*
'  R. R. Maltlaiid to 1. K.- Morrow.   1-4 tst(
Mary, H. Contnre to J: 1U Slhgar. 'l^jamei.
. P. Santure tp- M, J. G'Harn.  Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Morning, all,.
Jack Cockell to J. K. :6unibp'.''; '���'   !   ;i ��� ���'��� -:
May 18.   Sunset, all, Bobejt'OlUrk, Jr.i toPeter.'
A. Z. Pare.   Gold DoHar, all, RoMM Petrie..
to Gold Dollar Mluing Co,, Ltd.   KC.PX
1-8 Calcl'fer, Jill G. C. and; Carj>-sle,and H'.'
each flrltlsb Lion and Briar Fraetlon, fi B'.?
t  Donald to ;R,.'C. Davey.   .'...' .    -
Late rietal Quotation*
New York, May 18.   Bar silver, 81c.
'���'Mexlcun doMartt 47Ji<s,
I Like oopparVIMK'     .
The drm that fixes the selling- price for miner*;
and smelters quotes lead 14.25 at4he rlose.       ��i
Hughes Wsi Releued. *
Fred'k   K.    Hflglies,'  who   War
arrested in Cascade on .December;
22nd,  charged    with    passing   a
worthless-check, had his trial before Judge Spinke at Midway a fe#-
days ago and was released, as nc��
one appeared to prosecute. Hughes-
was sent up for trial from this city,
the chief witness being Matthew1
Miller, a laundry man, on whem'
he had passed the $75 check thai^
had been pronounced worthless by1
the bank of B. N. A. at Rossland?
Miller had since gone to the United
States. H
- Two large-banners will welcome}
visitors, ofc; at either end of tjhft
town, i ext Wedner.dny. ...   j THE CASCADE RECORD
May W. 1880
Do not mist the Watkins concert
on Monday and Tuesday at the
Wm. Meadows, of Cascade, has
been appointed local agent of the
Columbia Stage Co.
Mrs. Wm. Wolverton, who has
been spending several weeks at
Spokane, returned to Cascade on
Thursday evening.
The Cascade Saw Mill Co. has
finished the contract for cutting
bridge timbers, with the exception
of the ties and some girders.
A number of buildings in town
are being greatly improved by
painting. , This week the Scandia
hotel is being favored in this way.
I. Langley, of Winnipeg, father-
in law of S. F. Quinlivan of Cascade, is in the city, looking for a
location for the tailoring business.
N. McLellan made a trip to
Grand Forks, Columbia and Greenwood this week, and returned quite
well satisfied with the outlook in
James McGregor, provincial inspector of mines, has been formerly
notified that the government will
enforce the eight-itour law after
June 12th.
J. S. Woodruff, of Chicago, a
boyhood friend of A. Chandler, has
been making his first visit to Cascade and the Boundary country
this week.
C. K. Milbourne, manager of the
Dominion Mining, Agency and
Development Co., Ltd., owners of
the Cascade water power, arrived
in town last night.
John Sinclair, of Rossland, an
old timer in this section, who has
been spending several days in the
Burnt Basin, visited Cascade yesterday, and was most enthusiastic
over the mineral showings of the
It is reported that the British
American corporation, whose expert recently visited the Mother
Lode in the Burnt Basin, has
decided to take over that group
and operate it extensively. This
will be good news to those interested
in Basin properties.
The new cut-off, on the Bossburg-
Cascade wagon road, whereby the
bad piece down the big canyon is
avoided, is constantly used now
And much appreciated by teamsters. It was done by Stevens
county officials, who are said to
have 900 miles of wagon roads to
look after.
No settlement has yet been made
between James Gill, whose leg was
broken March 12th by being thrown
out of a Columbia stage, near
Hall's, and the owners of the line.
A lawsuit will probably result.
Mrs. Gill started for California this
morning, her husband being able
to be around.
G. T. Curtis started last Wednesday with a force of men for
Sroperties on Sutherland creek,
efore he returns he intends to
stake the famous free gold lost
mine on that creek, staked first ten
J rears ago, which he claims to have
ound. Many searches have been
made in the past for this property
without success.
Every one should attend the entertainment to be given Monday
and Tuesday hy the Watkins
Family Concert Co., for the benefit
of the celebration fund. The entertainment is said to be refined
and highly humorous and largely
of a musical character. Prof. Watkins, Mrs. Watkins, Master Guy
and Baby Laura Watkins will
appear, assisted by C. Claire in
solos and specialties. The company come to Cascade well recommended. Admission 50 cents.
See small hand bills.
Licensing Court at Cascade Jane 15.
Chief License Inspector Darraugh
of this city, has selected June 15th
as the date of the meeting of the
board of license commissioners of
Rossland riding, which will be
held in Cascade. There are 60 or
70 licenses, outside of incorporated
towns, now in existence, and the
majority have applied for renewals.
Roughly speaking, Trail has 18,
Brooklyn 5, between Brooklyn and
Cascade 9, Cascade 12, and 18 or
20 west of Cascade. Each applicant for a license munt attend
the court in person.
Christina Creek Bridge Raised.
In accordance with arrangements
made with the Taxpayers' Association, contractor D. D. Ferguson,
with A. Chandler, president of the
Cascade Development Co., and a
force of men, yesterday finished
the work of raising the wagon
bridge over Christina creek, so that
the steamer Myrtle B. can make
trips from the lake down to this
city. Three spans of the bridge
were raised four feet six inches,
and it is expected that the steamer
will come down to Cascade tomorrow for the first time.
To remove the building occupied
as the Custom House, from lot 5,
block 8, to lot 6, block 18, east of
the Hotel Cascade. Written tenders only will be considered, and
should be lodged with G. C. Rose
by May 26th. No offer necessarily
Cascade, May 20th, 1899.
Office Supplies a Specialty.
This hotel is located in the centre
of town, opposite the postoffice,
and has every convenience for
tht comfort of the travelling public. Finely stocked bar in connection.
,    AJ-JUI    U��J..
Have Now Received and Opened Out Large Quantities of
New Spring Goods
Including Light Underwear, Silk and Lisle Hose, Silk, Wool
and Velvet Dress Pieces, Corsets, Laces, Gloves and
Dressmaking Supplies. ALL OUR WINTER GOODS
Our Hardware, Grocery, Drug and
Stationery Stock
Is by far the Largest in Town and Prices the LOWEST.
Assay Office and Long Distance 'Phone,
Hay, Grain and Feed.
Correspondence Solicited and Quotations Promptly Furnished.   We can save you money on your Feed bills.
Office and Warehouses,
Plus Draws and Estimates
Doors, Sash and all
Kinds of Glass.
Francis &
Are all ready for the crowds of the Big Celebration, or any other occasion, with a fine stock of
Fruits, Confectionery, Cigars,
Tobaccos, Nuts, Etc., Etc. . .
If you want anything in these and several other
lines���and of course you do���come to our store.
Complete Stock and Best of Goods.
First Avenue,   ���   ���   Cascade, B. C 11
May to, istt
Grand Forks is now talking
about building an electric railway.
The merchants of Cascade now
close their places of business on
T. E. Mahaffy returned on Tuesday from a business trip to tbe
upper Boundary country.
The Nelson & Vernon Telephone
Co. are operating an exchange in
Greenwood, and will soon install
one at Grand Forks.
C. Homer and W. Rosamond, of
Engineer Englund's camp, left on
Tuesday to join Engineer Rice's
party at Greenwood.
. Roman Catholic services were
held in the school houne on Wednesday morning and evening, by
Rev. Father Palmer, M. A., Ph. D.
The Inland Telephone Co., now
building a loop from Bossburg to
Russell, have begun setting poles
and stringing wire. About six or
s ven miles of the line are now.
c< mp'eted.
Alexander F. McDonald has
secured the contract for street grading in Grand Forks, embracing
t-ome 14,500 yards, at 55 rente per
yard. The bond required is in the
sum of $2,500.
A wagon road is being built up
the North Fork of Kettle river to
Volcanic and Pathfinder mountains, which will greatly facilitate
the development of mining properties in that locality.
Last'Wednesday the two stHge
lines brought 42 passengers from
B issburg and Marcus into the
Boundary country, and then a
number were left at Bossburg, who
could not find seats.
Donald McLeod returned from
Brooklyn Tuesday, where he super
intended the removal of the commissary store of the railway contractors to a point on the track
near West Robson.
The heavy rains this week have
made the wagon road from Cascade
to Bossburg once more the terror of
freighters and teamsters generally.
In the swamps especially much
trouble is experienced.
John Spargo, a laborer, was
killed by a cave-in at the Jewel
mine, in Long Lake camp, last
week. Thomas Edwards was also
hurt, but is recovering. Mining
Inspector McGregor has been looking into the causes of the fatality.
V. Monnier last week made a
wager of $100 with Oscar Stenstrom that the first smelter in the
Boundary would he erected in Cascade. He states that he is not
shaken in the least in his faith of
winning by the announcement of
Jay P. Graves having selected a
smelter site near Grand Forks.
W. F. Anderson, travelling passenger agent for the C. P. R, stopped
over in the Gateway City on Tuesday, on his return from a trip
through the Boundary country.
While on his way through he appointed E L. Beer as ticket agent
for Columbia, and A. Bremner as
agent at Cascade.
Elsie Parks has sued the Columbia Stage Co. for $1000 for the
loss of a trunk. The case was
called in the county court last
week, hut was adjourned to the
next session. It has excited a good
deal of interest* Cayley & Coch-
rance appeared for the defendent
and Messrs. Gault and Sutton for
the plaintiff.
Spokane Falls &
Northern System.
Kelson and Fort Sheppard Ry. Go.
Rod Mountain Railway Co,
The direct and only All-Rail Route
between the  Kootenay District
���AMD ALL-���
British Columbia Points,
Pacific Coast Points,
Puget Sound Points,
Eastern Canada and United States.
-���Connects at Spokane with���
O. R. R. & NAV. CO.
Map! furnished, tickets sold and information
given by local and connecting line ticket agents.
Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary
creek connect at Marcus and Bossburg with
stages dally.
' O. G. DIXON, G. P. A T. Ai,
Spolcane, Wash.
Is the Shortest, Quickest and Best
Route to the Coast, China, Japan
and Australia, and to all Eastern
and European points.
Tickets issued through and baggage checked through to destination.
A. Bremner, Agent, Cascade, B.C.
Trav.Pass.Agent,    Dist.Pass.Agt.
Nelson, B.C.    Vancouver.B.C.
The Record Job Office is
fully prepared to supply
everything in the line of
Office Stationery.
Neat, Clean, Attractive
Printing. That is the
kind you want, the kind
that pays and the kind
we do.
Record Bldg., Cascade, B. C.
Cor. of Main Street and First
Avenue [centre of town] ...
European Plan.     CASCADE, B. C.
fl^* Always Open. *=a^r
The Most
Popular Hotel
in the Entire
Favorite Stop-,
ping Place for
Mining Men
Stocked Bar
in connection
California Wine Co
OfpicE and Warehouse, NELSON, B.C.
We have Just Received 500,000 Choice Cigars, and are Prepared to Fill
Orders on the Shortest Notice.
��iquors, ^)ines anb CjSaT*s-
A specialty made of Imported Goods. Glassware and bar
Supplies Always on Hand.    Sole Agents for
Pabst's Milwaukee Beer.
Fire Insurance Agency
George K. Stocker, Agent.
(Graduate of McGill University.)
'SS&SSL      Cascade, B. C.
Physician and Surgeon,
... CASCADE, B. C.
OFFICE HOURS, 0 to, 11 a.m. ana 8 to 4 p.m.
Wagon repairing and general
blacksmithing promptly
attended  to.
Blanchard   &   Moore
2nd Avenue, Cascade.
and...        ���
Repairing Neatly Done.
First Ave., Cascade, B.C.I THE CASCADE RECORD
f obllshed on Saturdays at Cascade, B. C, by
WUlcoi A O'Reilly.
PerYear   K.00
Six Months      1.25
To Foreign Countrlts     2.b0
Advertising Rates Fnrnlebed on Application.
Tide Record Is on sale at the following places:
Simpson's Newstand         Rossland
Thompson Stationery Co Nelson
Smith a MoKae Greenwood
H. A. King & Co   .... Greenwood
R. F. Petrie Grand Forks
0. S. Morris Columbia
John W. Graham A Co Spokane, Wash.
Francis A Milne Casoade
Thomas Walker         Cascade
G.T.Curtis Cascade
Cascade Drug Co Casoade
"The Queen ! God bless her,and
many happy returns of the day,"
will, we hope, be the toast and the
wish of every resident and visitor
in Cascade on Wednesday next;
and those gathered together in re
spectful jubilation need hesitate
not one second to consider whether
or not they be American; British,
Canadian or foreign, for, judged
either as woman; mother, octogenarian, queen or empress, she stands
and reigns supreme; worshipped
alike, worthily and deservedly, by
the simple cottage folk of Balmoral,
as by the great ones " chosen of the
people,'' gathered round her throne
in the "places of the most high."
, And Cascade, one of the newest
of the new, will not be alone on
Wednesday next in celebrating the
birthday of the greatest of the old,
and in honoring the queen she will
be more than honoring herself and
adding one pure note to the glad
piean of joy and praise which will,
like Puck's belt, encircle the glolie.
vit is beyond most of us to achieve
distinction ; it may be almost past
our own capacity to detect worth
in ourselves, but the most obscure
and worthless among us can have
no excuse for not knowing, admiring and honoring the worth,
benevolence, tact and greatness of
Her Majesty our queen.
The hotel keepers of the province
generally are anvthing but pleased
at some of the provisions of the
new license law, which was brought
about by Hon. Joseph Martin, the
attorney-general. In places of less
than 50 inhabitants, they formerly
paid $60 per year for a license; now
it is $100. In the vicinity of places
having more than 50 people, they
must pay $200 per year as before.
But all applicants must send in a
fee of $10 with the application���
Which has has not been required
. If either of. the stage lines can
explain why they deliver passengers at Bossburg from three to four
hours before the arrival of trains,
the Record would he pleased to
hear it. The travelling public
would appreciate an extra hour or
two in bed at 4 or 5 a.m., and an
hour's leeway for delay would
certainly be ample for all probable
With the last issue the Grand
Forks Miner was three years old.
It bears on its face many evidences
of prosperity.    .
Visitors to Cascade on the Queen's
birthday will be assured of a hearty
welcome. From letters received
they will come from every point of
the compass.
The establishment of a recording
office in Cascade would please and
accommodate mining men in this
vicinity more than any other one
thing the government could do
just now.
Unless all signs fail, Cascade
will be thronged with visitors next
Wednesday. That they will go
away with a favorable opinion of
the town and its enterprising inhabitants, goes without saying.
Old Winter has been lingering
in the lap of spring this year until
most people are heartily tired of
it. If the weather clerk cannot
make a better job of it than he has
of late, he would do well to resign.
developing Yale-Cariboo-KoOtenay
constituency to look after���enough
for two or three good men.
It is announced that the West
Kootenay Light & Power Co. will
extend its electric service into the
Boundary country by way of the
Dewdney trail. This means that
the trail will lie kept clear all the
way to Cascade--which has not
been done for a year or two.
The enforcement of the eight-
hour working law, which is to be
put in force June 12th, is more
than likely to make a lot of trouble
in the mining section of British
Columbia. The minister of mines,
who is the author of the act, will
find that he has stirred up a pretty
hornet's nest.
Grand Forks has a near-by
smelter site selected and Columbia
is an incorporated town. Both
have their greatest desires. Now
would be a good time for them to
kiss, let by-gones be dog-gones and
make up.
A subscriber asks the Record if
Joe Martin is the only one who
has anything to say in the British
Columbia government. Well, its
hard to say, but appearances indicate that he is pretty nearly the
whole push.
Latest Arrivals at
The English Store
Ladies' Shirt Waists, Belts, Garters*
Gloves and Veiling.
Gents' Hats, Summer' Shirts and
Silk Ties.
Stationery in considerable variety.
Decorative Bunting for the
Queen's Birthday.
Mosquito Netting, Fly Screening,
Tents, Oars, Saddlery and Harness
Fresh Eggs, Dairy Butter, Manitoba
Cheese, Hard Wheat Flour and Bulk
All of the Highest Quality and at
the Lowest Rates.
THE B�� C.
... Call at the ...
Cascade Drug Qo
They can fix you just right.
:       JOSEPH SCHAICHi Manager.
For Sale.
Offers for the purchase of Lot 8, Blook 5, First
Avenue South, Cascade City, are required by
Real Kstate Agents, Victoria, B.C.
House for Sale or Rent.
Cozy two room house, In central location, tot ���
sale at a bnrgaln, or will rent to the right parties.'
Apply at Reaor. office. 	
'. The Columbia and Western Railway Company-
will apply' to the Parliament of ( auadu at Its
next session for aii. act giving to the Company
authority to issue fim mortgage bonds to be a
charge on Its railway; including its main line and
branches, not exceeding thirty-five thousand
i ollars per mile thereof, and for other purposes
fi. CAMPKLLl'NWALl),    ���
Montreal, March 7.1899.
Last Saturday Jay P, Graves
selected a site for his long-talked-of
smelter, on the North Fork of
Kettle river, about a mite from the
town of Grand Forks. A site for
the C. P. R. smelter in Cascade
was selected five months ago.
Main St and 1st and 2nd Aves.
Certificate of Improvements.
Elmohc and Cokydon mineral claims, sttua'e
in the Grand Forks Mining Division of Yale
District. ���'...'  ������;���'
here located:���On Shamrock Mountain, south
slope, about two and a half miles east of Christina
Take notice that I, Smith Curtis, Free Miner's
Certificate No. 34039 A for myself and as agent for.
Frank Hutchinson, Free Miner's Certificate No.
81I7A and (or Frank Gu>e, Free Miner's Certificate No. 8868A, intend, sixty days from the data ���
hereof, to anplyrjtb tbe Mining recorder for a
Certificate of .Improvements, for the purpose of
obtaining a ( rown Grant of the above claims
And further take notice that action, under sec .
tlon 87, must be commenced before the Issuance
of such Certificate of Improvements .
Dated this Thirty first day of Decembe'.ISW.
Rumors that the joint high commission would not meet, as arranged, in Augubt, have proved
groundless, and there is reason to
believe that some of the trade
differences' between Canada and
the United States will be adjusted
The Toronto Telegram thinks
that when Hewitt Bostock failed
to withdraw his anti-pass bill at
the bidding of Sir Wilfred Laurier,
he showed that he was tired of
being stepped on every time his
party wants to rest its feet on
something soft.
In the Dominion parliament the
redistribution bill does not help
southern British Columbia in the
least, the dispatches stating that
in this province the representation
" will-remain unchanged." If this
is not altered by amendment, Mr.
Bostock will still have the fast-
�� Queen's Birthday Celebration a
���ATS- ' UjU
Cascade, B.C.���May 24,1899.     55
1st Prize.  2d Prize.
50 00
10 00
10 00
Quarter-Mile Horse Race, free for all [two out  ,
three heats:), 4 to enter, 3 to start, ��� $100 00
Pony Race, 14$ hands, - -���'.'- - 20 00
Indian Horse Race, - - - ��� -20 00
Donkey Race, - - - - ��� ��� 6 00
Match Game of Base Ball, - - - 45 00 .
Rock Drilling Contest���20 inch hole required, 50 00 25 00
Quarter-Mile Bicycle Race, two out of three
hfcats���4 to enter, 3 to start,      -      -  . 25 00   10 00
Tug of War, between Cascade and Grand Forks
Hotel Men,      -    ' -       ...      10 00
75 Yards Fat Men's Race���225 lbs. minimum,    7 00    5 00
100 Yards Freighters' Foot Race,        -���      ���       7 00     5 00
50 YardB Prospectors'Race���with pack.       -    10 00    5 00
And Caledonian Sports, including 50 Yards Three Legged
Race, 100 Yards Dash free for all, 220 Yards Foot Race
free for all, Boys' Race, Girls' Race, Sack Race, Egg
Race, Shot Putting, High Jump, Running Long Jump,
Standing Jump, Hop, Step and Jump, Etc., Etc.
. Entrance for all events except Horse and Bicycle Racing,
25 cents.   Horse and Bicyle races, 10 per cent.   Tug of war
free. A $15 prize will be given for the best decorated building.
The Bossburg Brass Band of 12 pieces will furnish- music
during the entire day.
Special steamboat excursions on Christina Lake.
Grand Ball in the evening at the Cascade Auditorium.
For further particulars apply to W. B. Willcox, Secretary ii
May 20. 1899
One of the publishers of the
Record happened to meet an of-
ticial of the C. P. R. last Saturday,
and was assured by that gentleman
that he had just been informed by
a smelter official of the great cor-
oration, who is in a position to
now, that the building of the
Cascade smelter was absolutely
assured, and that the delay in
starting operations was merely a
question of details. While this is
in accord with the ideaa of the
Record on this subject, we merely
give the opinion for what it is
w irth. At the same time, it should
he remembered that much of the
so-called smelter news is really of
little or no value. But, as Rudynrd
Kipling would say, that is another
A few weeks ago the Record
called attention to the flotation of
properties of questionable value in
Camp McKinney, on the reputation
of such mines as the great Cariboo.
Here is the opinion of the British
Columbia Mining Record, a recognized authority, on the subject:
" It is greatly to be regretted that
the prosperity of such a promising
mining camp as Camp McKinney
should, as now seems inevitable, be
seriously retarded by the practices
of the unscrupulous "wildcatter"
which we have noticed during the
past few months. On the reputation of the Cariboo, the Waterloo
and the Foritenoy very many claims
have been sold to new companies
floated for that purpose.and in
many cases the hypothetical presence of the Cariboo vein on the
new company's ground has been
used to wheedle subscriptions from
the pockets of an all-too-gullible
public. If the celebrated Cariboo
vein were to run into all the ground
in which its presence is claimed
then Camp McKinney would he a
geological wonder indeed, for it is
said to be in all sorts of impossible
places and the most absurd reasons
are given in support of the statement. Besides these claims purporting to have the Cariboo vein,
many other properties unimproved
and und.evelnppd,. often staked op.
the snow, have been unscrupulously,
foisted on a public which does not
understand that there are worthless as well' as valuable mineral
claims in every mining camp. So
far has wildcat work been carried
in Camp McKinney that we believe
several of the properties, thus sold
would only fulfil the better half of
Mark Twain's celebrated definition, ),A mine is .,&, hole in the
gjroun'd, and the owner thereof is a
That the C. P. R. recognizes the
strategic importance of the location
of Cascade is generally recognized.
Additional evidence of this is
found in the fact, that steps will
soon be taken by that company to
ascertain the feasibility of bringing
light draft steamers down from
Christina lake to the door of Cas-
cade. The idea. is to bring the
Christina lake ores to" tliW"' fibint as
economically as possible, and it is
believed this can he done more
cheaply by water than hy the railway, which is located in places at
a high elevation above the lake.
Captain Troup, of the C. P. R.
Kootenay fleet, has heen requested
to look into this matter and give
his opinion. It will thus be noted
that the C. P. R. fully appreciates
the possibilities of ore tonnage on
Christina lake, and will take the
,initial steps towards providing for
it when it is offered.
The townsite owners are fully
cognizant of what it means to bring
the lake trade to this city without
transfer by water, and are confident that it can be accomplished
by the construction of a dam in
Kettle river, below the confluence
of that stream With Christina
creek, thereby giving sufficient
depth of water in the latter stream
at all seasons: It is understood
that it is the intention of the town-
site company to undertake the
putting in of this dam in time for
use for the purpose indicated. Such
an improvement would add greatly
to the commercial importance of
this city.
No one has yet risen to explain
why the two stage lines, operating
between Cascade and Bossburg,
should get passengers down to the
latter place from lwo to three hours
before either up or down train
arrives at that town. To most
people, an hour or two additional
spent in bed would be vastly, preferable to spending at the railway
town with nothing in particular to
do. The claim that allowance for
accidents, and delays in crossing
the Columbia is needful, may be
all-right, but surely a leeway of
three hours for either or both of
these contingencies is uncalled for.
Here is an opportunity for both
lines tn get the good will of the
travelling public by acting on the
suggestion referred to.
On another page of this issue of
the Record Will be found an article
on the Similkameen district, from
the pen of R. E. Gosnell, who is
reported to have lately purchased
a controlling interest in the Boundary Creek Times. Just at this
time, when so many prospectors
and mining men are turning their
attention towards this rich section,
this information will be peculiarly
appropriate. The rich lodes of the
Similkameen have been known to
exist for years, but their inaccessibility has effectually barred exploration or development to any
extent. The district now. however,
promises to come "rapidly to the
front. ,
If indications count for anything
at all, at this writing, Cascade will
he crowded with strangers next
Wednesday, who will be here to
take part in the celebration,
Several, loads will he here from
Bossburg, including the cornet
band and the baseball club ; Glad*
stone will he depopulated on that
djay; a number will come from
Greenwood, Republic and Columbia, while Grand Forks���well, its
people will forget all about the
Columbia fight for a day and give"
themselves the pleasure of honoring
Queen Victoria at the Gateway
City, and the Record predicts that
they will all have a good time.
Get your 24th of May printing
done at the Record office.
Church Service
Divine service will be conducted by Rev. Joseph
McCoy, M. A. tomorrow (Sunday) at 11 a.m. and
7:80 p.m., Standard Time, tn the school-house,
Sabbath school at 2:80 p.m. In the same place.
All art cordially Invited to attend.'
. *.. C. H. Thomas, Prop. ...
The Original and Oldest Hotel in this part of the
district. Headquarters for Contractors, Alining Men
and Travellers.
Well Stocked Bar in Connection.
Second Avknue,    -    -    Cascade City. Br tish Columbia.
The E.G. Thomason & Co., Sawmill
Rough and Dressed Lumber, Lath,
Shingles, Mouldings, Etc.
Corner First Ave. and Main St., Cascade City, B. C.
This New Hotel is now opened and prepared for business.
You are cordially invited to call and see' us. It matters
not whether your pockets are full or empty; drop in anyway.
Of course, we have everything needful in the liquid line.
<P^~~~G. DEVON, Prop.
TM E: M ErW3 '%* teg
Boundary Country can be had in a concise and readable form
by reading the Cascade Record every week. Send along your
two dollar bill and keep posted on the greatest mining district
in British Columbia.   Address, The Record, Cascade,B.C.
fresl] anb Qwveb )J)/|eate,
f ist; anb Oysters, ��i��e anb frresseb Poultry
|y Mest* delivered at Mines Free of Charge,
Mull Ordtrs Promptly Attended to
Second Avenue, CASCADE CITY.
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 buildings between Cascade and Brooklyn.' Good Livery Stable
in connection.
JOHN DORSEY, Proprietor. 6
May SO, UN
Mali Now does Out Much Earlier.
This week the Columbia Stage
Co. has inaugurated a new schedule
which, in one respect, is anything
but pleasing. One of the vehicles
runs through to Bossburg in the
afternoon, leaving Cascade about
2:30. This is not so bad, if the
stage company, who has the mail
carrying contract, did not insist on
carrying the outgoing mails at the
same time. That is to say, a letter
must be mailed here a little after
noon, instead of by 8 p. m., to
reach its destination at the same
time as formerly.
An early morning stage is still
sent out, that has from three to
four hours to spare at Bossburg to
make connections with both trains,
but the Columbia Stage Company,
in its usual high-handed way, purposes to carry the mail whenever
it likes. It evidently voices the
sentiment attributed to W. K.
Vanderbilt, viz., "The public be
d������-d." And it is losing business
every day by just such methods.
Another Rtch District Close to Cascade.
The Bossburg Journal calls attention to a section on the reservation which has until recently been
neglected as far as mine development goes, viz., the Deep Creek
neighborhood near the international
boundary line, about four miles
south of Cascade. It is now one
of the latest attractions in mining
circles, and the indications are
that this section will show up
something  this season  that will
create a stir up there. The ledges
are wide and prominent, and are
composed of soft quartz, with serpentine formation. The surface
assays are comparatively high,
running from $9 to $23 in gold
and silver. The Virginia Mining
Co., which is getting ready to work
its Deep Creek property, has a
fine showing, having obtained an
assay from near the surface going
$19 in gold and 16 ounces in silver.
There are several other properties
in that section which will be extensively developed this season,
When the reservation was first
opened the ground in that locality
was all staked by a few wholesale
locators who did no work, and
delayed the development of that
rich section. Most of the ground
was relocated last January and is
now claimed by people who will
push development.
The Steamer
Myrtle B.
Is now ready for freight and
passenger traffic on Christina
Lake. Newly painted and refitted.
Steamer Leaves Moody's Landing for English Point at 10 a. m.
daily.   Arrives on return trip at 2.
C. W.GREER, Prop.
Fresh Bread, Cakes and Pastry of All Kinds Furnished on Shortest Notice.
Goods delivered to any part of
the city.
Next door to the
B. 0. Restaurant      ^
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.     '
Having removed our Jewel-
ery stock to the store adjoining Black's hotel, we now have
more commodious and roomy
quarters, and would invite our
friends to call.
Come and inspect our Jewelry and Watches. We can
quote you the right prices.
Is Your Watch Sick?
If so, bring it to us and
we will give it a dose that
is warranted to cure. We
are expert watch and
clock doctors, and the
timepiece has yet to be
made .that we cannot benefit with our medicine.
Next door to Black's Hotel,
Cascade, B. C.
You can always be sure of getting
a good meal at the Montana hotel.
Everything neat and clean.
The coming Commercial, Industrial and Mining Centre of Bast Tale.
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
���  Resort.
For further
price of lots,
etc., address,
us   : -.
GEO. K. STOCKER, Townsite Agent, Cascade, B. C.      Or! L. A. HAMILTON, Land Com. C. P. R., Winnipeg, Man, *
May 20, 1869
One of the Coming Mineral Sections
of the Province.
Description of the District and Something of
the Promising Claims That are Already
Located There.
One district that it* drawing a
great deal of attention at present
from a mining standpoint is the
section known as the Similkameen,
which ia practically in the same
mineral belt as the Boundary
creek country. The following was
written by R. E. Gosnell in regard
to this district:
As is well known the Similkameen is not a new country. It
was first explored in the early days
by placer miners and a considerable quantity of gold was taken
out from along the Similkameen
rivers and their tributaries. Long
ago, too, it was known by old
timers that very large ore bodies
existed there, and it was predicted
then-that it would some day become a great mining camp. In
fact, the hopes of many were nailed
to that district long before the ore
bodies of the Kootenay were known
to exist.
Twelve years ago, a settler from
the Similkameen valley described
to the writer the mountains rf ore
which existed there, and descanted
enthusiastically on the wealth that
would be taken therefrom. Large
hydraulic plants are now being
worked in various parts of the
district adjacent to Copper Mountain, and within a radius of a few
miles of Princeton, which some
da'y will occupy a prominent position in relation to the whole of
that country.
It is situated about 100 miles
south of Kamloops, and about
twelve miles east of Granite creek,
the recording centre of the Similkameen district. It is also on the
surveyed line of the Victoria, Vancouver & Eastern railway, and
sooner or later it is conceded that
a line more closely connecting the
Interior with the Coast will yet be
constructed There are hopes, too,
that ft railway will be extended
from here to a point on the main
line of the C. P. Ry., probably
Speiice's Bridge.
It is only lately that this district
attracted any large number of
prospectors. During the summer
of 1897 a large number went in,
with the result that at Copper and
Kennedy mountains, some ten
mile* from Princeton, very large
copper ledges were discovered. As
will he observed later on, these ore
bodies also contained very considerable values in gold and some in
silver. I am indebted to a friend
for some particulars of thene claims,
given as the result of an examination by a competent and reliable
mining engineer, who thoroughly
inspected all the properties referred
The first location made was the
Sunset claim, on which several
hundred dollars were expended. It
showed such prospects of the makings of a mine that prospectors
from Rossland and the Boundary
district flocked in, and many locations were made, although there
still remained a good deal of
ground untouched. The little
work already done has proved the
country to be so rich in copper
that the attention of capitalists-
has already been directed thither.
The Sunset claim is developed by
a 43-foot shaft, and is in solid ore
with no walls. An average assay
taken from the bottom of the shaft
ran 14 per cent, in copper with $2
to $3 in gold. This claim is controlled by the B. A. C.
The Sunrise has two shafts, 10
and 26 feet in depth respectively,
disclosing an ore body 30 feet in
width running the full length of
the claim, average assays running
27 per cent, in copper and $4 to
$10 in gold.
The .Copper Farm is developed
by a 30-foot shaft, with average
assays of 20 par cent, in copper.
The Helen H. Gardner has an
open cut 300 feet in length, showing an enormous copper-bearing
ledge, the width of which is not
yet determined. There are also
two shafts on this claim, 48 and 30
feet respectively in depth, with
average assay- of 11 per cent, in
The Primrose Boy, averaging 17
per cent, in copper. The copper
bluff has exposed on it one of the
best ledges on the mountain. It is
a chalcopyritic ore with large kidneys of bornite in the shaft, assaying 54 per cent, in copper and 20
oz in silver.
Canada Mountain, which is a
spur of Copper Mountain, separated by the Similkameen river, has
deposits similar in character but iB
less developed. Few claims have
more than one assessment done on
The Brooklyn has 15 per cent, in
copper and $7 in gold, with a solid
body of ore at the depth of 10 feet.
The Magnetic returns similar
values, while the Invincible goes
$12 27 all values.
The Key West and Lela are also
properties of apparently great
merit. The Lela exposes on the
surface a 60-foot ledge, assays
showing total values of copper*
gold and silver of $32 at a depth
of 10 feet. The formation is dior-
etic with ledge matter of porphyr-
itic quartz, impregnated with chal-
copyrjte, showing malacite and
arsenic. The Key West adjoins
the Lela, but it is crossed by the
ledge now opened on Bornite and
Princeton claims, assays from
which have given 13 per cent, in
copper at 10 feet deep.
The nearest raUway transportation to this district is the main
line of the C. P. R., at SpenceV
Bridge, a distance of 110 miles. A
good wagon road at present' connects Princeton with that point.
About eight miles west of Princeton some valuable free gold quartz
ledges were discovered in 1896, the
character of which is very similar
to that of the celebrated Republic
mine in the state of Washington.
The Manila claim is situated on
the north side of the Tulameen
river, eight miles west of Princeton.
An average assay ' from thirty
different openings across the entire
width of 26 feet ledge gives $30 in
gold. At another point on the
same ledge it gives $18 in gold.
The ore can be stamped and treated
on the ground successfully by the
cyanide process. Numerous coal
deposits have been found in the
Grand   Central   Hotel
Mcdonald & flood, props.
Liquid Refreshments of All Kinds
and in the Choicest Qualities. . . .
First Class Sample Rooms in Connection.
This House is the FavoriteResort for Railway Men.
Bossburg, Republic, Greenwood, Grand Forks and all Boundary Points. We sell Through Tickets to all points. We
Always Leave and Arrive "on Time."
Leave Cascade for Bossburg, 5.30 a. m.
Leave Cascade for Grand Forks, 7.00 p.m.
Francis & Milne, Agents,
M. & R. Transportation & Express Co. Cascade.
If You Want a	
Cut in the Latest Style, Trimmed With the Best of Materials, and Made Right
Here in Cascade, Call on
^ercljant jailor/
First Avenue,    -    Cascade, B. C.
Cleaning and Repairing Promptly and Neatly Done.  With an Experience
of Many Years in the Business, can Guarantee Satisfaction.
Cascade, if you require anything
in the line of Gents' Furnishings, Boots, Shoes, Rubbers,
Hats, Caps or Underwear.    When going into the hills get
outfit from him and you
can easily follow the trail
Columbia Hotel
J. A. MoMASTER & CO., Props.
- p'"��" Avknum, CASCADE, B. C.
district, the nearest being only
three miles from Copper mountain.
Several coal pits have been opened
up near Princeton. Similkameen
river also affords excellent water
power, necessary for the operation
of a smelter. It may also he added
that the Tulameen Valley is a
good fartving country, in which
there are a number of valuable
ranches, so that until railway
transportation is completed all the
necessaries of life ought to be obtainable.. ,
Church Service
Divine service will be conducted by Rev. Joseph
McCoy, M. A. tomorrow (Sunday) at 11 a.m. and
7:80 p.m., Standard Time, In the school-house,
Sabbath school at 2:80 p.m. in the same place.
All an cordially iuvited to attend.
We can quote you prices that will
interest you, if you will give us a
chance, on the following lines:
Wall Paper
and the Sundry Lines handled by an
Up-to-date Drug and Stationery house.
Our address:
Canada Drag & Book Co.,ltd.
May SO, 1899
Railroad Headquarters Hotel.
When Visiting the Gateway City on Railroad, Mining or
Smelter Business, You are Cordially Invited to
Make Your Home Here. You will be Treated Right.
Our Bar is One of the Features of this Establishment. It
is Supplied with an Almost Endless Variety of the
Choicest Whiskies, Ales, Wines, Beers and Cigars.
A large stock of Rough
and Dressed Lumber.
Laths, Shingles, Flouldings, Etc
pure Goods, for Medici-
First Avenue
^QSCQOC,  ^Q. y^,,    Oscar Stenstrom, Mgr.
tfte IJuhon JStore,
Wholesale Dealers in
>Fine lies, Liquors and Cp.<
All Kinds of General Men's Furnishings at Retail.
Office and Warehouse,
Commercial Hotel
The Largest and Most Popular Hotel in the city
Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
First Ave. and Main St.,   -   CASCADE, B. C.
For the best since
the world began
apply to
Another rich ledge was recently
uncovered on the  Winnipeg.
Surface assays of $9.00 have heen
obtained on the Two Brothers, in
Providence camp. It shows a ledge
twenty feet wide.
W. S. Lenning is calling for ten*
ders for doing 100 feet of work on
the Carmi, a West Fork property
recently bonded by him.
It is reported that the enforcing
of the eight hour law will result in
the closing down of several mines
in the Boundary country.
A strike of 12 feet of chiilcopyrite
was made a few days ago in the
Golden Eagle, on Volcanic mountain. Assays are said to return
$1000 in gold and 10 per cent,
The Humming Bird Gold Mines
Ltd., is the name of the new corporation organized to take over the
Humming Bird and O. K. claims
on the north fork of Kettle river,
which were recently purchased by
Smith Curtis for a sum said to be
$35,000 cash. A force of nine men
go to work on the property at on re.
Extraordinary favorable rates
have been given by the C. P. R. on
mineral exhibits or live stock sent
to the big industrial exhibition at
Winnipeg, which takes place fr<>m
July 10th to 15th. The rate will
be 20 per cent, of the tariff one
way, and shipments will be returned free of charge to the original
point of shipment.
Palace giucry jQarn
Up to Date Livery.
Saddle Horses Furnished
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Buy your.
 Opposite the P.O.
A nice line of	
Soft Shirts,
Washing Ties,
Silk Ties,
Cashmere Sox,
.......Just Received
',1 We have a little story to
1!' tell you about Brushes.
11 If you need anything in
o this line, of almost any )l
kind, call around, and !��
look over our stock.       I!
Hair Brushes ! I
Tooth     "
Shaving "
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Sam Sing,
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Laundry at rear of the Custom
House, First Ave.
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Clothes called for and delivered.
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