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Cascade Record 1899-09-30

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Published in the Interest* of the Boundary and Christina Lake  Mining Districts
Vol. I.
No. 47.
And a Solid Block in the Heart of Cascade
Lies in Smoldering Ruins.
Alex. Arvoii Was Pinned by Palling Timbers, and Was Roasted to Death-
Loss Was $23,000, Insurance $4,450.
Cascade received a terrible baptism of fire last night. One man,
Alex Arvoll, was burned to death,
while heroically endeavering to
save others. The money loss, an
estimated today is $23,000, with insurance of $4,450. The burned
area consists of one solid block, in
the heart of the city, all built up,
bounded by First and Central
avenue* and , First and Second
streets west.
It was 12:30 this morning when
the dreaded cry of fire resounded
through our streets and the fire
alarm triangle began to be rung.
Fire was first discovered by Mrs.
Mahoney, who had a room in the
Britannia hotel. As she looked
out of her window the one-story
shacks hetween the Britannia and
Club hotel was all ablaze, from
what source is not known. Quicker
than lightning the flames leaped
up and were soon licking up both
hotels and spreading westward,
fanned by a northwest wind.
In quick succession, the Grand
Central hotel, Railroad Headquarters hotel, Scandia hotel, Francis
& Milne and the Hotel Montana
were eaten up by the fiery demon
and reduced to ashes. Six hotels
and one cigar store were destroyed,
in an hour's time, and nothing remains today but a heap of smoldering embers, marking what was
once the busiest part of the Gateway City.
But Little Wu Saved.
When the fire first broke out it
was evident that the block, if not
the entire city, was doomed, hut it
was hard to realize it. Everyone
of the buildings ' had sleeping
occupants, some of whom escaped
with hut scanty attire. When it
was realized that everything in the
path of the fire demon must go, a
frantic effort was made to save
goods, furniture, personal effects,
etc., but little, however, was rescued from the flames.
Then a futile effort was made to
save the last building on the block,
the Montana, hy blowing up the
Scandia with dynamite. A box of
50 pounds was touched off with a
fifty-foot fuse. The building rose
with a deafening ronr and then
collapsed, and the flames rushed
on as though nothing had happened, engulfing the Montana and the
log building in the rear.
Horrible Death of Mr. Arvoll.
Alex Arvoll, who had been employed by 0. J. Eckstorrn, was one
of the hardest workers, of the several hundred willing one's endeavoring to rescue property. He was
imprisoned on the sidewalk in front
of the Scandia by falling walls,
and before he could possibly he
rescued, the sea of flame swept over
him, carrying him to eternity in a
most horrible manner.
Several times efforts were made
to drag him out, but human endurance could not possibly stand
that intense heat. He could he
heard piteously calling for help,
yet it was not possible to get him
out in time.
When the dynamite was placed
in the Scandia, loud warnings
were given in every direction to
give the building a wide berth.
Arvoll saw a drunken man run
back into the doomed building and
he rushed after him to get him out.
The man was saved, hut at the
cost of his brave rescuer's life. It
was a heroic action, and his name
will live long in the memory of
those who witnessed it.
Willing Hindi, Bat Little Water.
Every man in town organized
himself into a fire laddie, and
splendid work was done in many
instances. With no water supply
and no fire fighting appliances, it
was a foregone conclusion as to the
result, when the flames were fairly
started. No human ingenuity
could save the fated block Mark
Tracy with his water wagon did
excellent service, continually refilling it at the river as fast as the
bucket brigade emptied it.
This water was used to save the
buildings on the south side of First
avenue, and though at times it
seemed doubtful, the effort was
finally successful. Angus Cameron's postoffice building was one of
these, and the heat was so intense
that, it'blistered the water carriers,
but they held on and it was saved.
The postmaster was away on Huckleberry mountain, but his brother
Jim   and sister Kate were there.
The same experience was had with
the Kelliher building adjoining,
and also with the feed barn and
old custom house.
The Cascade Drug Co. and Wm.
Wolverton's pioneer store were also
given attention with water and
wet blankets and the fire prevented
from spreading eastward on the
Losses are Nearly $25,000.
The losses by the fire foot up to
between $20,000 and $25,000. The
insurance all told is $4,450, written
by George K. Stocker in the Western, of Toionto, and the Phoenix
Assurance, of London. An estimate of the losses and insurance,
in detail, is as follow**:
C H. May, Hotel Montana,
building $2,000; stock $500, cash
$300; no insurance.
Oscar Stensjlrom, Scandia House,
building $1,600, stock and furniture and fixtures $1,800; no insurance.
B. F. VanCleve, Railway Headquarters hotel building, $1,200;
buildings adjoining$600; insurance
applied for a week ago, $950.
C. J. Eckstorrn, stock, fixtures
and personal effects, $2,000; insurance, $1,000.
Francis & Milne, building and
stork, $1,000; no insurance.
Flood & McDonald, Grand Central hotel building, stock snd fixtures, $4,000; insurance, $1,500.
Nelson, Olson & Bergman, Britannia hotel, building, stock and
fiixtures, $3,500; insurance, $1,000.
Townsite company, vacant building, $150; no insurance.
S. F. Quinlivan, Club hotel,
building $1,600; stock, fixtures and
furniture  $2,000;   nn    insurance.
I. Langley, cash $800.
"I never saw a hotter fire," was
the universal verdict.
Comparatively little was saved
from most of the buildings.
Not a general merchandise store
was located in the burned section.
C. J. Eckstorrn was fortunate in
saving hoth his piano,and billiard
The water power boys, among
many others, rendered splendid
S. F. Quinlivan says he expects
to rebuild, and others are considering it.
C. H. May, of the Montana, who
was burned out this morning, has
leased the International and will
open up next week.
Coroner Smith, of Grand Forks,
has sent word that under the circumstances he deems it unnecessary to hold an inquest over the
remains of Alex Arvoll. Arrangements are being made for interment.
The next meeting of the board of
license commissioners will be held
at the Miners' Exchange hotel,
Eholt, on Saturday, October 14th,
as will be seen from notice in another column, 14 applications for
licenses have already been   made.
A young fellow named J. R.
Langhill was employed yesterday
assisting Mrs. Bampfield in doing
some packing. Later she missed
some bills, small silver and several
articles. On being accused,Lang-
hill restored everything hut the
hank bills, saying he had not seen
them. Constable Darraugh was
absent, escorting a prisoner from
Columbia to Rossland, while Constable Dinsmore was away.
Water Power Being Taken Over By a
Strong English Company.
Big Oaofi of Men to be Pat to Work atOace
oo Extensive Improvements.
No one thing has occurred in
months in the entire Boundary district, to give the country the prominence or more stability than the
extensive improvements now being
carried on for the harnessing of the
mighty cascades of the Kettle river
at this place.
Reliable information has reached
the Record that our magnificent
water power improvements will now
be carried on with the utmost rapidity. We have learned through
private sources that an option on
the power is now owned hy the
London and B. C. Goldfields, Ltd.
The B. A. C. and the London and
B. C. are two of the strongest corporations from London operating
in this province, and it is fortunate
for Cascade to have one of these
big concerns directly interested
This week the force under Foreman Simmons has been making the
big dam grow bigger, and will soon
he increased to 20 men: S. F.Quinlivan received the contract for preparing the rock foundations for the
large power house. He is now trying to secure 50 men, and can use
60 or 70. In a short time probably
100 men or more will be employed
here, which means a steady payroll
of from $5,000 to $7,500 per month
for months to come. 2
September SO, 1890
But From Rossland and Nelson tbe Alt-Rail
Route Costs Least.
A couple of weeks since the Record published a table of railway
fares, showing the difference in cost
of getting into the Boundary country all rail and by the old rail and
stage route. That table was based
on the assumption that the C. P.
R. charge would be 5 cents per
mile. As it is nearly 8 cents, it
makes it still more favorable to the
stage lines. Here is the exact cost
to reach Cascade hy each route:
From Uossburg���
Bossbnrg to Rossland by rail  $2 25
Overnightln Rossland  200
Rossland to Cascade bj rail     5 96
Total bv all rail route $10 90
Bossbnrg to Casoade by stage    4 00
Difference in favor of stage route  ... M 80
From Rossland���
Rossland to Bossburg by rail (3 25
Bossburg to Cascade by stage    4 00
Total by stags and rail route    $8 25
Rossland all rail to Cnscade  5 95
Difference favor all rail route    ..$80
From Nelson-
Nelson to Bossburg by rati $4 50
Bossbarg to Casoade by stage    4 00
Total, rail and stage from Nelson .... $8 50
Nelson to Casoade, all rail    5 75
Favor of all rail route from Nelson.... (2 75
It will thus be seen that all passengers from the south can save
money by using the old route, and
those from Rossland can do nearly
as well.
Midway Is Like Cascade.
Reports come to hand of typhoid
fever in Nelson, Rossland, Grand
Forks and Greenwood, but there is
none in Midway. Air, water and
sanitary conditions are all too good
here for the disease to take hold.���
Midway Advance.
Bowen & VanCleve began work
this week on the New Year claim
on Deep creek.
At Reduced Rates.
The B. C. Mercantile & Mining
Syndicate,    Ltd.,
Messrs. Francis &
have bought
Milne's entire
stock of stationery, tobacco, etc.,
and are now offering same at reduced rates.
NOTICE is hereby lilven that the partnership
heretofore existing between Alexander Lynch
and John     urle, doing business under the
title of the CnKCiiile Sawmill Co., of Cascade City,
H. C, is hereby dissol ed by mutual consent.
The business will be continued by .lolin Karlc,
who Is hereby authorized to collect all outstanding accounts due the lute firm, and will settle all
accounts owing by said Arm.
John Kama.
In presence of
Oeorge K. Stocker.
Dated at Cascade City, B. 0., this 23d day of
August, 1899. 47
Buy your.
..First Avenue, Cascade...
A nice line of	
Soft Shirts,
Washing Ties,
Silk Ties,
Cashmere Sox,
Linen Coats and Hats
 Just Received
Come and see our
New Goods.^>
^At Once!
Fifty Men wanted immediately
to work on the Power House,
Flume and Dam of the Cascade
Water, Power & Light Company's
plant. Wages, $2.50 up for good
Axemen, and $2.25 up for good
Rock Men.
Apply at once to
Cascade, B. C.
# if if if if if if if | *b i if if if if if if if %
Syndicate, Ltd.,
^, ....MAIN ST., CASCADE, a
*. And can also furnish him with the most reliable  ��*
*^ Assays obtainable. ^*
T*        The general public will also find here the Larg- *T
4* est, Cheapest and Most Varied Stock of JL
4*    Groceries, Hardware, Boots, Clothing, Drugs,    *f
.Has in stock every.,
'thing needed by the"
4*    Stationery and Toilet Requisites in Town.
jk Silks, Laces, Velvets, Gloves aud Dress
w Making Supplies Always on   Hand.
T* The New Telephone System, with
4* Extended Connections, is now in op-
jrj.t eration, with   greatly improved results. . ... .
Jft GLADSTONE, and at &
2+ McRAE'S LANDING. Christina Lake. jjL
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 Leading Firm in that Line
Cigars, Tobaccos and Fruits.
They are receiving  Fresh  Goods Constantly. Stock is
Always Fresh.   Confectionery a Specialty.
Opposite the Post-Okfice, CASCADE, B. 0.
1 MX ��* l^\ EH W SmS.. and growing
Boundary Country can be had in a concise and readable form
by taking 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, CaacAde.B.e. 10
September 80,1898
Pall Court of Assliei will Open October 24���
Important Cues Waiting.
The fall court of assfces is scheduled to he held at Vernon, October
24. Among other-cases, the folj-
lowing will come up for trial: (.,
A man named Everett, charged
with robbery at Niagara and also
with shooting with intent tp resist
lawful apprehension; two .Indians,
Piero and Narciese, charged with
highway robbery at Johnson creek,
betwetn Rock creek and Camp Mc*
Kinney; J. P. Kelly, charged with
stealing from premises at Rock
creek; A. .C. Sutton, Harry F.
Gault, 0. G. Mills and J. E. Kelly,
charged with unlawful forcible en-
jtry..into the Hotel Columbia,.at
Columbia; R. Cameron nhd Chas.
Mullen, charged with arson at the
Hotel Columbia, on July 17.
Columbia State Line Sold Out.
=. ..The Columbia Stage Co,_hajtL8.oJd
out the Bobsburg line and part of
the outfit to Ed Brockman and Sid
Bartlett, two of the old drivers.
They went through this morning,
arranging for their relay stations,
They will run a four-horse rig each
day, and should do a good business,
as they haVe many friends with
the travelling public.
Rev. J. McCoy returned yesterday from the tu.n'ne'1) where he.held
four service.-)' for the different shifts.
He also held a service at Gladstone
on,the way. ,  ���   ���  ... :
... P. Burns & Co. got in two big
carloads of sheep from Idaho last
Sunday, there being 585 head in
"the lot! They came by way of
Provincial Constable Dinsmore,
of Grand Forks, is reported to be
Vetting a;forceof men at work making a government trail to Franklin
camp, on the east fork of the north'
fork of Kettle river. The trail is^
expected 'to be 25 miles long.
Boundary Creek License District.
Notice is hereby given that the undermentioned
persons have made application under the provisions of the "Liquor License Aot, 18W," for hotel
licenses at the places set opposite their respective
C.W.Abbott.  Phoenix
IraW.Blaok Phoenix
C. 0 Cumlugs Phoenix
,': August Jackson  Phoenix
'   Ed Simpson Phoenix"
.    ,Kd Weeks ^..Phoenix
<.,. V.O.Lane Phoenix
Frank Hoone ,...      Midway
.   S. A.Crowell   ..Midway
Frank Corte  near llrooklyn
1 Thomas J. Gorman ...      . Summit City
F. W Munn ' Eholt
Norman Luce... Eholt
Simpson & Laura ....near Columbia
A special meeting ot the Board .of License Commissioners of the Boundary'Creek District will be
held to consider suoh applications at tbe Miners'
Exchange Botsl, Kbolt, on Saturday, the Uth day
of October, 1899, at the hour of 11 o'clock tn the
:-?-'���:;.-���.-       t��. J.DaRRAUQH,
Chief License Inspector
Bpnpdfcry Creek District
era and Mining'Experts. To the Mining Public
of the Pacific Northwest; We beg to advise you
that we have opened a branch ef our business at
No. my, 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 the Rockies. It will guarantee our future success. Oar certificates are lnvarldblv aooepted by
banks and mining corporations asflusl. Numerous Investors waiting for sound mining property.
We are now ready for work. Bend In your samples with letter of Instructions and cearges, and
we will give you prompt returns. Our oharges
are���Gold and siUer, tl.fiO' Gold, ( opperand Silver. |8.00. Coal, Soil and other minerals, tf.00
each, ar Check assays a specialty. 5ELBY
BROTHERS, Assay-eft and Mining Experts, No.
206H Washington St., Portland, Oregon. Hand
Power Stamp Mills for sale-ISO complete.
Certificate of the Incorporation of the ''Victoria
Gold and Copper Mining Company, Limited,"
"Non-Personal Liability."  ������'���"" '-�� ������ >      \
CAPITAL, 11,000,000.
I hereby certify-that the "Victoria Gold and
Copper Mining Company, Limited," "Non-Personal Liability," has this day been incorporated
under the "Companies'Act, 1807," us a I imlted
Company, with a capital of one million dollars,
divided into one million shares of. one dollar
each. <
The registered office of the company will be slt-
uate in the town of English Point, Grand Forks
mining division, Yale district, British Columbia.
The company is specially limited under section
66 of the said Aot. .,
The objects for which the company has been
established are:
To work, operate, buy, tell, lease, looat*,acquire, procure, hold, and deal tn mines, metals,
and mineral claims of every kind and description
within the Province of British Columbia; to carry
on and conduct a general mining, smelting aim
reduction busines.; to purchase, Require, hold,
erect and operate electric light and- power plants
for the purpose of furnishing.lights and creating
Sower;. to, lease', locate and hold ditches,
nines and water rights; to construct, lease, buy,
sell "build,, or operate tramways or other means of
transportation for transportation of ore, mining
and tittier materials; to own, bond.-buy, sell,
lease and locate timber and timber claims; and
.finally to do everything' consistent, proper and
requisite for the carrying out of the objects aud
purposes aforesaid,in their fullest and broadest
sense, within the territory named.     , .' i
Glvetfutridetfaiy band arid seal of'Office at Vic*
totia, Province of British Columbia, this 8th day
of August, one thousand eight hundred and
ninety-nine. .- '���
L. 8.1 �� S, Y. WOOTTON,   ... .'
Registrar or Joint Stock Companies. ;
Certificate of Improvements.
Cannonball, Dbadwood and Alma mineral
claims; situate in the Grand Korka Mining Division of Yale Restrict..        ,;  ..     .;*
Where located:���On Baker Creek, about one!
mile east of .Christina Lake. , ������������,., I
Take notice that I, J, D. Abderson, PL. S., of
Trail, B.C., acting as agent for K. Dalby,Morkill, Jr. F;M. C. No. S8B82A, William C. Williams, F Mt C No. 84817A, John ��� Spaulding, F.
M.1). N0.12868A. Orr Qraden, F. M. C. No.
1D609A. Geo. S. Armstrong, F..M.C. No. 12BB7B,
and A. W. Selgle Free Miner's Certificate Nit,
1807A, intend sixty days from date hereof, to
apply to the Mining Hecorder for Certificates of
Improvements, for the purpose of .obtaining
Crown Grants of the above claims.      ���' 'A 	
And further take notice that action, under section 87, must be commenced before the issuance
of suoh Certificates of Improvements.
Dated this tenth day of July, 189B, A. D.   ,
���  ii      ���! I ���'������.. J. D. ANDERSON.
Certlficatei of Improvement*.
Birthday, Edison, Emctbio, Pictom,
moncton. and Edison FRACTION' mineral
olalms, situate in the Grand Forks Mining Division of Vale distriot. -i     ��� .
Where located;���Birthday���on McRae creek
and one mile from Christina, lake.
Edison, Eleotrlo, Picton, Moncton and Edison
Fraction���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 Plewman, Free Miners' Certificate No. B13260, arid
Mrs. (Thos.) Addle Gee, Free Miners' Certificate
No. 12586A, intend, sixty days from data hereof,
to apply, to the Mining Recorder fbr Certificates
of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining
orown grants of the above claims,
Ar.d further take notice that action, under section 87,must oe commenced before the Issuance
of such Certificates of Improvements. ������   ��� -   -
Dated thl, 28th day of July, A.D., 1889.
50 - J. D. ANDIR80N.
Certificates of Improvement!.
Tammany No. 1, Gold Nuggettand Gold Nuggett
Friction mineral claims, situate in the Grand
Forks mining division of Yale distriot.
Where located:���In the Burnt Basin, west of
the Kdisdn group.'   ' ^   .-
Take notice tbat I, J: D. Anderson, P. L. S.. of
Trail, B: C, acting as agent for James Peterson,
Free Miner's Certificate No. 35487A, intend, sixty
days from the date hereof, to apply to tbe mining
recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the
purpose or obtaining crown grants of the above
olalms,  --���������������
And further take notice that action, under section 87, must be commenced before the Issuance
of suoh Certificates nf Improvements.	
Dated this 18th day of August, A.D., 18W.,   ..
62 J. D. ANDM80N.
���<jrand Central
Mcdonald & flood, props.
Liquid Refreshments of All Kinds
and in the Qhoicest Qualities. . . .
First Class Sample Rooms in Connection.
This Houh�� is the Favorite Resort for Railway Men.
(Late MacFarlakijb & Co.) VANCOUVER* B. C.    ,
We are manufacturers and direct importers, and carry a large stock of Balances, Furnaces,
t, Fire Clay goods, Scientific and Practical Books, Glassware, Platinum goods, Acids, Chemi-
1 n etXt, and all other Assayers' and.Miners' requirements. ... SOLE AGKjJTS for Morgan Crur
clble Co., Battersea, Becker's Son's Balances, Ktc, Catalogues and partloulurs an application.'
i a SAsAiAA444AaAiL AAaaAiaaiii ,
The Cascade Sawmill
���    . ���   . v   II . f '���       '    ' ' " '
A large stock of Rough
^nd Dressed Lumber.
Laths. ShinglfS, nouldings, Etc
������..���ii   Estimateis Furnished and
.   t>   Prompt/ Delivery Made.
Correspondence Solicited.
Certificates ot Improvement!.
Burnt Basin, Burnt Busln Fraction, Jim Blaine
and Jim Blaine fraction mineral olalms situate in the Grand 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. ot
Trail, H. C, acting as agent for John Bauser,
Free Miners Certificate No. 85681A, Intend, sixty
days from the date hereof, to apply to the mining '
recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining orown grants of. the above
claims. j
And further take notice that aotlon, under section 8T,must be commenced before the issuance of
said Certificates of Improvements.
Dated this 18th day of August, A.D., 18W.
52 J. D. Andihboh.
America's Great Transcontinental Urn
and World's Pictorial Route.
r��'..i' W|Th' ���
From Kootenay Country. First
Clans Sleepers on all trains
from Arrowhead and Kootenay
Landing, Tourist Cars pass
Revelstoke, daily for St. Paul,
Thursdays for Montreal and
Boston, Tuesdays and Satur-
���   days for Toronto.
7.00 and I5.20K lv. Rossland ar. ll.uOand I9.40K
7.00and 1MMC lv. Nelson . ar. 10.Wand I9.25K
For points on or reached via Crow's Nest Line
22.80K (dally).... lv. Nelson ar.. .. (dally)2.80K
Cascade via Bossburg and Nelson, to Toronto,
102 hours; to Montreal, 106 hours; toNew York,
118 hours; to Winnipeg, fli hours. Rossland or
Nelson to the const in 80 hours.
For rates and fullest Information address nearest local agent or,
P. Huckerby, Agt., Cascade, B. C.
W.P.Akdkbson,      E.J.Coylid,
;Trav.Pass.Agent,, A.G.P.Agt,
Nelson. B.C.:    Vanoouver.B.C.
Certlficatei of Improvements.
Mickuhbura and Miqkl��ibchg Fraction mineral claims, situate in the Grand Forks
raining division of Osooyos division of Yale district.
Where located:���At the head of the Burnt Basin.
Take notloe that I, J: D. Anderson, P. L. S., of     .      _        _ _ _ _ _ _ ._ __��� _ _
Trail, B C��� acting as agent for C. S. Wallls, F.   A     H      MfiDDI CO \I
M. C. No. 84251A, an<f Annie M. Brown, Free  i\t Ut   VfWJtC Kl��5v/lli
Miner's certificate No. BttMO, Intend, sixty days X   V ?
from the date hceof, to apply to the Mining Recorder lor certificates of improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining crown grants of the above
And further take notice that action, under section 87, must be commenced before the Issuance
of suoh certificates of Improvements.
Dated this 12th day of August, A. D��� 18W.
61 J, 1). ANDIBSOH.
Watchmaker, Jeweller and Optician.
F.yes Scientifically Tested
Free of Charge	
Dominion Hall Block,     ���     COLUMBIA, B.C
Spokane Falls &
Northern System.
flelsoii and Fort SlieppardRy. Co.4
Red Mountain Railway Co.
The direct and only All-Rail Route
hetween the   Kootenay District
���AND ALL���
British Columbia Points,
Pacific Coast Points,
Puget Sound Points,
Eastern Canada.and United States.
���Connects at Spokane with���
O. R. R. & NAV. CO.
Maps furnished, tickets sold and Information
given by local and connecting line ticket agents.'
Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary
creek connect at  Marcus and Bossburg  with
stages dally.
Spokane. Wash.
rpHE only place tn British Columbia where the
genuine Keeley Treatment can be obtained.
Fine building, good board, pleasant and
healthful surroundings, and the arrangement*
admit of the strictest privacy for patients, either
ladies or gentlemen. The Keeley Treatment affords the only safe and sure oure for the liquor,
opium, morphine, cocoatne, chloral, and other
drugs, and alto for tobacco poisoning. Parties
Interested are Invited to call at the institute and
Investigate for themselves. All correspondence
September W, UW
Published on Saturdays at Cascade, B. C. by
W, Beach Willcox.
PerYear     12.00
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The Record Is on sals at the following places:
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Linton Bros    Rossland
Thompson Stationery Co,  Nelson
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Cascade Drug Co   Casoade
Cheap power is one of the greatest essentials to the growth of industrial life, especially in the west,
where the population is so sparse
and the demand so much less than
in the thickly populated sections
of the far east. The cheapest form
of energy is water power, as when
once secured and properly harnessed it costs hut little to run.
Almost'within the town of Cascade is located the only extensive
water power to be found in the
entire Boundary country. This
power is now being developed, and
when completed about 10,000 h-p.
will he available. The value of
this power to the mining and other
industries can be noted by the
efforts being made by other concerns farther up Kettle river to
conserve it in some small degree
for local purposes.
The handwriting is on the wall
that water power transmitted by
that inexplicable thing which we
call electrical energy, will in a
reasonable time be in use in the
majority of the Boundary and
Christina mines. What Bonning-
ton Falls is to Nelson and Rossland the Cascade water power will
be to this entire section.
That other industries will in due
time follow and cluster around the
source of power itself, does not ad
mit of a doubt. It is as sure as
fate. The value of such a power
is difficult to estimate, but when
the conditions are right a flourishing community has never failed to
' The editor of the Rat Portage
Miner, who was recently in British
Columbia, has considerable to say
about Rossland. and but little of
his remarks are to the credit of the
great gold-copper camp. He thinks
the Toronto investors in Rossland
may yet pay dear for their whistle.
He must have been looking through
green glasses, as he says the formation is a "green stone." It ie
hardly likely, however, that Rossland's people will lie awake nights
over the dubious prognostications
of the Rat Portage Miner, which
apparently delights in disparaging
British Columbia.
Coast papers of the opposition
hue affect to see in the recent cm-
collation of the voter's list at Victoria another evidence of an approaching appeal to the people.
The Transvaal crisis is still in itB
most acute stages. While both
sides, at this writing, seem to be
playing for time, they are getting
on the very edge of the danger
Next Tuesday the long-looked
for international yacht races will
begin. This is the kind of sport on
which Sir Thomas Lipton, owner
of the Shamrock, is said to have
spent Something over a cool million
H. Rider Haggard, the popular
story writer, was recently in British Columbia, on his way to the
Klondike. He will never know
what he missed by not taking in
the Boundary till he tries it at
some future date.
A modus vivendi appears to have
been declared in the political war
on the coast.
Many estimates have been made
as to the date of the final completion of the new Boundary railway,
and all of them had to he revined
as unforeseen contingencies arose.
It now seems likely that the track
will be laid to Midway by the
middle of October.
Iti dozens of instances the construction of the Boundary branch
of the Columbia & Western railway has resulted in opening up
valuable ore bodies. Mary of
these will result in greatly enhancing the ore tonnage of the new
railway when completed.
Admiral Dewney has at last arrived at New York City, and the
American people are now going
wild in their effort to do him honor.
As Dewey is a modest man all
this sort of thing will probably
make him tired, but it is one of the
evils that great men must perforce1
put up with.
Next Tuesday the Spokane exposition will open and continue
till October 17th. This year the
mineral display promises to be the
most prominent feature of the entire fair, as nearly 90 different
camps will have ore samples there.
It will be well worth going a long
distance to bee.
is being cleared, a force is at work
again on the big dam, and a contract has been let for rock work
for the power house. This means
a good sized pay roll for months to
come. This power will be an important item in the development
of the gigantic ore deposits of the
British Columbia will make a
really fine display of ore at the
Paris exposition, according to Minister of MineB Hume. Three or
four carloads have already been
sent to Ottawa, and two more are
expected to follow. Provincial
Mineralogist Robertson is now on
his way to the Dominion capital to
look after the exhibit.
Work has resumed in earnest on
the plant of the Cascade Water,
Power & Light Co.   The pole line
It is a fortunate thing for the
Boundary that its wealth is largely
in its copper mines. Now that
transportation has almost reached
the shipping mines, the world's
supply of copper will soon begin to
he considerably augmented. Another good feature is the probability that the price of copper will
likely continue at the present high
figure for years to come. It means
great things for the Boundary.
At the
Cascade Drug Co.
You oan get anything and everything yon may need In the line of
Wall Paper,
Paints, Etc.
The Vancouver Province, Mr.
Bostock's paper, says that complaints are freely made, and with
good reason, of the inadequacy of
the postal service in parts of this
province." It is pleasant to note
that even Mr Bostock's organ has
discovered this fact, which has been
a fact of common notoriety in
Kootenay and Yale for many
Fire at Brooklyn.
A fire broke out at Brooklyn, on
Lower Arrow lake, a few days ago,
and did considerable damage before it spent itself. The flames
btarted in DesBrisay's store where
the post office was located, and the
entire contents were destroyed.
There waf insurance of $600 on the
general merchandise stock. The
fire burned down .several of the unoccupied buildings adjoining.
Strike on Norway Mountain.
Mr.'Griswold, who is in charge
of the working force of the Norway
Mountain Gold and Copper company, near Gladstone, states that
he has made a discovery on one of
their claims (the Mohican) of
more importance than anything
found there heretofore. It is a
five-foot ledge of No. 1 quartz assaying 9100 in gold. It looks exactly
like the ore in the Minnie Bell,
which as��aved over $100 at depth
of 15 feet.
Latest Arrivals at
Calgary Flour.
Young Ladies' and Children's
Fancy Toilet Soaps in Gj;eat
Variety���Attar of Roses,
Russian Violet, Lily of
the Valley, etc., etc., from
5c to 35c.
Daily Expected.
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 Hacdonald,
formerly of Alexandria, Glengary county,
Ontario. Please communicate with the Cascade
Record, Cascade, B. C.
Table of Distances From
(Distances figured on wagon roads.)
Sutherland creek.... 8
Bakercreek 6
MoRae creek  8
Burnt Basin 18
Central camp 80
Fisherman oreek.... 81
Summit camp.      ' 88
Seattle camp 88
Brown's camp 86
Volcanic Mt 86
Pathfinder Mt .      88
Knight's camp 88
Wellington camp.. .84
Skylark camp 80
Providence camp... 84
Deadwood oamp ... .86
Smith's camp  86
Long Lake camp... 88
Copper camp' 87
Oraham oamp...   .46
Kimberly Camp 88
Halls Ferry 7
Rock Cut 10
Bossburg 86
Marous       88
Rossland 41
Christina Lake      .  8
Giaham's Ferry  8
Grand Forks 18
Columbia (Up.G F.) 14
Carson  18
Niagara 81
Greenwood  81
Anaoonda ... 88
Boundary Falls 86
Midway 88
HockCreek  68
Camp McKinney... 78
Okanagan Falls. ...118
Pentleton 186
Nelson, Wash. 18
Curlew, Wash. ... 88
Toroda ck., Wash...41
Republio 60
Gladstone 18
Brooklyn  40
House for Sale or Rent.
Cozy two room house, In central location, for
sale at a bargain, or will rent to the right parties.
Apply at Record office.
Curtis & ^Jllorrison,
Barristers, Solicitors, Etc.
Grand Forks, B.C.
NEW MAP ....
Christina Lake
Mining Camps.
Price, $1.25, post paid.
Complied  by JOHN A. CORYELL, P. L. S.
This map contains tbe latest locations on Shamrock and Castle Mountains, on Baker, Sutherland and McRae Creeks, and tn tbe Burnt Basin.
For sale by
The Cascade Record,
Cascade, B. C. September 80,1800
A few weeks ago Robert T. Low-
ery, the editor, financier and gen-
erallissimo in chief of the New
Denver Ledge, threatened to make
;a trip into the Boundary country
���whatever the consequences might
be. Wednesday he carried the
threat into execution, and while
doing it, of course admired Can-
cade. Just how the boundless
Boundary struck the seer from the
Lucerne of America will doubtless
up pen r shortly.
Prof. E. Hamilton Sharpe, a venerable gentleman with a pocketful
of C. P.'R. passes and special letters to subordinate officials, was in
Cascade Monday, to get a glimpse
of the Boundary. Grand Forks
was his destination, but he could
not resist the temptation to stop in
the Gateway City instead. Prof.
Sharpe occupied a high position in
the imperial university of Kyoto,
Japan, for many years, and will
sail for the land of the Mikado on
the 9th proximo from Vancouver.
He was greatly taken with Cascade
and its site, and predicted great
things for it in the future. The
professor has spent some time in
traveling over British Columbia
previous to hi* departure for the
Orient; and he never traveled by
night when it could possjbly t e
avoided, as he wished to see the
country.. . -
Joseph Moris, the man who made
possible the writing of the "Million Dollar Check," recently published by the Spokesman-Review,
was in Cascade Wednesday. With
Joe Bourgeois in July, 1890, he
located the War Eagle, Centre Star,
Idaho, Iron Marik and Virginia at
Rossland, and for recording the
papers showed Col. Topping, now
of Trail, where to locate an ex ten -
tion���which proved to be the great
LeRoi of the present day. Of
course he had not the faintest idea
of their value, and like all prospectors, lacked the means to develop. However the claims brought
what was then a good price, three
locations selling for $25,000 and
the other two for a similar amount.
. -%>
Moris has been around not a little since selling out the richest
claims in Kootenay. When the
Klondike excitement was raging in
1897, he piloted a party over the
much advertised "Spokane overland route," taking four months
for the trip. This summer he haB
���ipent considerable time in the Si��\-
ilkameen, and is not half so enthusiastic about that section as many
that have heen in there. He al<<o
went up the west fork of Kettle
river, and was pleased at the showings from there. At present Moris
is paying special attention to the
development <>f two properties on
Sheep creek, which he hopes will
make LeRois.
The advent of the Spokane
Northern Telegraph Co. to the
Boundary, now in use to Midway and Greenwood, and being
constructed to Grand Porks and
Cascade, is already giving cheap
service to this section. A 10-word
telegram can now he sent to any
Kootenay point from Boundary
towns for 25 cents. This is quite a
reduction from the Klondike prices
heretofore charged bv the telephone
flontana Hotel
 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. . . .
First Avenue,      - CASCADE, B. C.
I ��iquors, girlies anb (j��aT8S-1
A specialty madf of Imported Goods. Glassware and bar
Supplies Always on Hand.    Sole Agents for
Pabst's Milwaukee Beer.
B. C. Livery Stable
Good Saddle Horses for Hire. Teaming
on the Shortest Notice. Good Turnouts
Ready at all hours to go to any part of
the Boundary country. Careful drivers.
J. A. BERTOIS, Prop.
Stables on Second Avenue,
-    CASCADE, B. C.
Cor. of Main Street and First
v Avenue [centre of town] ...
European Plan.     CASCADE, B. C.
Always Open. *^r
The Most
Popular Hotel
in the Entire
Favorite Stopping Place for
Mining Men
Stocked Bar
in connection.
The Steamer
Is now ready for freight and
passenger traffic on Christina
Lake. Newly painted and refitted.
Steamer leaves Foot ot T ake at 10 a.m. and 9
p. m.; leaves English T'olnt at 9 a.m and 1 p. m.
Notice of Assignment.
Notice Is heivby Riven that Thomas F. Gaine
and H H. Hoy both of Cascade City, In the province of British Columbia, doing business as
wholesale liquor merchants and jeents' furnishers,
at Cascade City aforesaid. In the premises known
as the " Yukon More" under the name,.style and
flrtn of Oalne & Roy, having hy deed bearing date
tbe 31st day of August, 1899, assigned all their personal estate, credits mid effects which may be
sold under execution and all their real e-tate, to
the underlined George A. Kastman, at Cascade
City, aforesaid, In trust for the general benefit of
their creditors, both partnership and individual.
The said deed was executed by the assignors,
Tbomas P. Gaine, on the Slsr. day of Auunst. 1899,
and by the assignor M H. Hoy. u nd the assignee
on the 2nd day of September, 1899.
Dated this 4th day of September, 1899.
UKOtiQE A. Eartmav.
It's the best in the world���bar
none. The fine job work turned
nut tit the CiiM'tide Record officp.
J. A. Bertois has been doing a
big business at the B. C. Stables
this week.
Fred Gribi took a trip as far a��
Eholt this week, and has decided
to remain in Cascade.
The B. C. Store has opened its
branch in Gladstone, where G. T.
Curtis is in charge.
The Columbia Telephone Co.
this week put a phone into the
office of V. Monnier & Co.
It is said that the Hudson's Bay
Co. has secured a location and will
put in a branch at Eholt.
D. J. Matheson, formerly school
teacher in Cascade, expects to begin the same kind of work at Phoenix next week.
Stanley Mayall haB let a contract for a broad carriage drive up
to his i.ew residence, Rock bank,
overlooking the town.
.Angus K. Stewart, late inland
revenue officer at Greenwood, is
spending a time recuperating at
his ranch at English Point.
C. A. R Lambly, the gold commissioner, will come through tbe
district in October to make an
assessment for the provincial government.
Have yon liquidated your subscription to the Record? If not,
now if 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.
Paymaster Woodman went over
to West Robson Tuesday, and made
the boys in the employ of Mann,
Foley Bros. & Larson happy with
their monthly pay checks.
The B. C. Copper Co. ie figuring
with the Cascade Water, Power <fe
Light Co. for power to run the
machinery of the smelter soon to
be constructed at Greenwood.
W. T. Smith, of Greenwood, who
will have charge of the Boundary
creek exhibit of ores at the Spokane exposition, passed through
Cascade Wednesday to the fair.
The next sitting of the county
court will be held at Greenwood,
November 10th, before Judge
Spinks. A number of cases were
disposed of at last week's session.
Gold Commissioner Lambley,
who was in Greenwood last week
to hear applications for water
records, had his hands full for a
couple of days. Some 6,000 inches
are recorded, while Boundary creek
only has about 500 inches.
Since W. H. Sevier returned from
a trip to Ft. Steele, Cranbrook,
Fernie and other East Kootenay
points, he has heen at his old trick
of luring the finny tribe from the
depths of Kettle river. It is needless to note that he was, as usual,,
J. W. Bengough, the well known
lecturer, will appear in Cascade-
under the auspices of the Preshy-
terian church on Nov. 8. Mr.
Bengough is one of the most popular lecturers in the Dominion and
people who hear him are sure to
enjoy a rare treat.
Charles Carpenter, who helped
put through the deal for the Pon-
tifex group on Huckleberry mountain, now being actively developed,
passed through town last Monday.
He says the Pontifex ledge is a
hundred feet wide and two and a
half miles or more long. 6
September 30, U99
The Helen E, at Rock Cut Improrlnj Steadily.
Of late good reports have been
coming in from the Helen E. mine
located near Rock Cut, about 10
miles from Cascade, and samples
of the nice appearing copper pyrite
ore from this property are getting
to be scattered around promiscuously.
P. A. Daggett of Spokane, secretary and manager of the Helen E
and Mother Lode Mining company*
was in Bossburg Monday, after a
visit to the Helen E. In conversation with the Journal scribe Mr.
Daggett stated that while they
are not exactly into the main ore
body, they have located it beyond
a question of doubt. In tbe drift
from the bottom of the 80-foot
shaft four well defined stringers of
ore have been cut. An assay from
the last went 18| per cent copper,
in all values $65 52. Tbe first
stringer, 12 inches wide, was encountered after drifting nine feet;
the second, 18 inches wide, was
struck 5 feet farther in; and another stringer, also about 18 inches
wide, was cut by running eight
feet. The stringers are twice as
far apart at the roof of the drift as
they are on the floor, two dipping
in opposite directions. On tbe Surface there are two parallel leads
exposed 30 feet apart, dipping
towards each other, indicating that
they are from the ^ame ore chute.
Mr. Daggett estimates, judging
from tbe direction of the several
strin >ers, that their source will be
tapped by sinking a winze a few
Qot ��� Contract tor a small Cut-oH Near
Some time since Foley Bros. &
Larson, among others, were reques
ted by the Great Northern to make
a bid for building a cut-off near
Spokane. Nothing whatever was
heard of the matter till this week.
It is now announced that the contract has been let by the Great
Northern to Foley Bros. & Larson
for the immediate construction of
about three miles and one-half of
cut-off which will connect the Spokane Falls & Northern with the
main line of the Great Northern
nearChattaroy. Mr. Larson stated
that work will begin just as soon
as men, teams and grading outfit
can be put upon the ground, and
will be hurried to early completion.
For about 15 mileB the lines are
parallel and but a short distance
apart. The cut-off will allow the
S. F. & N. trains to pass through
Hillyard hereafter and will make
the shops there convenient of access
to the S. F. & N. rolling stock.
You can get breakfast before the
early stage starts at tbe Queen
Over 125 scholars are enrolled in
Republic schools.
Chesaw has 200 people and a
school is to be opened soon.
A boom is predicted for Republic, by the Record of that place, in
the near future.
Tbe Northport school fight has
ended by the hoard paying Prof.
Pickrell, the old principal, $200 in
full of all demands.
Indian Allotiug Agent Humph
rey expects to finish" his job on the
reservation in a few weeks.   About
600  allotments   will   have    been
The succes of the Palmer mountain tunnel has renewed the interest of people around Loomis, and
considerable prospecting is going
on in that vicinity. The tunnel is
now in 8,200 feet.
A determined effort is being
made on the part of Kettle Fa lis
people to put the Republic road in
shape for travel this fall. It is
expected to make Spokane in ��
day from Republic when the road
is completed.
On the LaFleurComstock group,
near Nelson, Wash., 20 men are at
work for the B. A. C. There are
two vertical shafts, one 80 and one
85 feet. The Decimal, adjoining
the Comstock, has a 50-foot shaft,
and assays from 5 to 30 per cent
in copper.
Freaks oi our Postal System.
In the spring of 1895 a small package containing a gold brooch was
mailed in tbe general post office in
Victoria, addressed to Miss Eva
Morrison, San Juan avenue. It
was delivered to the address yesterday. Where has it been since it
was placed in the custody of the
postal authorities? The post
marks furnish no elucidation of
the mystery. The box is not damaged in any way, but the address
and stamp have faded considerably. Has the package been lying
in the corner of a mail sack for
four years and only just been
shaken nut. What a little romance might be written around
this incident in the history of the
post office. It might have been n
lover's present, by the delay in the
receipt of which a life-long influence may have been exercised.���
Victoria Times.
Have you got one yet ? What ?
Why, one of those new maps .>f the
Christina lake mining camps. If
you have an interest there, you
should have a map. Sent post paid
bv the Cascade Record on receipt
of $1.25. '     ���
It's the best in the world���bar
none. The fine job work turned
out at the Cascade Record office.
Church Service
Divine service will be conducted by I ev. Joseph
McCoy. M. A. tomorrow (Miiidny) at 11 a.m. and
8:00 p.m.. Standard Time, tn the school-house.
Sabbath school at 2:8' p.m. In the same place.
All are cordlallv invited to attend.
The coming Commercial, Industrial and Mining Centre of East 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. <>
September 80,18W
5 Brief Blta Prom Many Camp*. ��
A trial shipment of 10 tons of
ore will be made from the Pathfinder to the Trail smelter. There
are 400 tons of ore on the dump.
The owners of the Oro Denoro in
Summit camp are talking of shipping 100 tons of ore daily as soon
as the railway is completed. The
main shaft is down 190 feet.
On the Earthquake, in Brown's
camp, a dozen men are working.
A tunnel has heen driven 130 feet,
and a crosscut 70 feet, assays on
the four-foot ledge running from
$6 to $14.
Percy F. Godenmath, the Spokesman-Review travelling correspondent, has organized the Wisconsin
Mines,' to acquire a promising
group of this name on Meyers
creek.   The capital is $50,000.
A strong Greenwood syndicate
has acquired control of the Review,
the best mine near Chesaw. It has
a 400-foot tunnel, a winze 180 feet
deep, and the ledge has been crosscut 46 feet. The vein is well defined, and the ore values run as
$135 in gold.
Some 500 tons of ore in 26 days,
was the record of the first mill run
of the Okanagan Free Gold Mines,
Ltd., and the clean-up amounts
to nearly $5,000. A dividend of
one-quarter cent per share has
been declared, at Rossland, payable October 15.
A fine strike has been made by
the railway graders on the Primrose, one of the Mother Lode group,
in Deadwood camp. The cutting
on the spur exposed a vein of yellow copper 37 feet wide that is
practically all ore. The Mother
Lode people are much pleased at
this unexpected find.
An open cut 25 feet wide has
been run on the Banner in Franklin camp, by Frank McFarland,
the pioneer of this new camp. On
the footwall was found a body of
galena, carrying gold, silver and
copper values. The Homestake and
Deadwood, owned by G. L. Wolfe,
are also being worked.
Last January James Ross and
McCuaig, Rykert & Co., of Montreal, paid the former owners $315,-
000 in cash for the B. C. mine in
Summit camp. It is estimated
that now there is $1,500,000 worth
of ore on the dump and in the
stopes.   The group of 11   claims
includes 500 acres. Shipments to
the Trail smelter will begin as soon
as the track gets to the ore dumps.
No Idle Mm Id the Boundary.
W. A. Scott, staff correspondent
of the Mining aud Scientific Press,
of San Francisco, has this to say of
the Boundary country, "The
mines in the Boundary district are
developed to a surprising extent,
and none of them seem to lack
money for development and equipment.' Before the close of the year
all the principal mines will be accessible to a railroad spur, when
they can begin shipping. I did
not see or hear of any idle property
in that section. The completion
of the railroad to Phoenix, Eholt
and Greenwood will bring in a
large amount of mining machinery
which has been ordered for the
various properties. It all looks
like the development of a great
mining region. There seem to he
ample justification for the erection
of smelters. There will be ores to
feed them."
This hotel is located in the centre
of town, opposite the postoffice,
and has every convenience for
the comfortof the travelling pub-
, lie. Finely stocked bar in connection.
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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.,
^gJSw  For Good Bread use.
It is guaranteed the
on the market.
Price, $1.75 per 50
(lb. sack; $6.75 per bbl.
( ?ue Simile of ;-ai-k.)   . v
���SOLD  BY THE���
B. C. Store and Cascade Produce Co
I Manufactured from J
.... C. H. Thomas, Prop. ...
The Original and Oldest Hotel in this part of th��
district. Headquarters for Contractors, Mining Men
and Travellers.
Well Stocked Bar in Connection.
Second Avknue,
Cascade City. British Columbia.
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.
-wholesale and retail dealers in-
fves\\ anb Cweb )j)Ueats,
f isl; anb Oysters, jjiue anb ftresseb Poultry
%3T Heats delivered at Mines Free of Charge.
Mail Orders Promptly Attended to.
Second Avenue, CASCADE CITY.
Cascade Produce Co.
Just Opened, Opposite the Custom House, Cascade.
We carry a Full Stock of Hay, Oats, Flour, Bran, Shorts, Chop, Corn Meal
and Rolled Oats.   Call and see Our Goods and get Our Prices.
T. H. INGRAM, Mgr.
Plus Drawn and Estimates
Doors, Sash and all
Kinds of Glass.
- to printed  matter
if you consult your own best interests you will send or bring
us your order. Remember, we are still doing the best grade
of work ever turned out since the world began.   Address,
September 80, 18W.
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.
YOU WANT TBE BEST, OP COURSE, And when it comes
i to printed  matter
if you consult your own best interests you will send or bring
us your order. Remember, we are still doing the best grade
of work ever turned out since the world began.   Address,
If You Want a	
Cut in the Latest Style, Trimmed With the Best of Materials, and Made Right
Here in Cascade, Call on
^l{ercl;Qnt jailor,
First Avenue, Cascade, B. C.
First Avenue
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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. in.
Leave Cascade for Grand Forks, 7.00 p. m.
Commercial Hotel
The Largest and Most Popular Hotel in the city
Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
First Ave. and Main St.,   -   CASCADE, B. C.
CLI I^A r**_r I For the best since
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P R I ^Vl   1 IaCSI ' The Record, Cascade,B.C.
general \JVlin.rig JJctos
The Lucky Jim is shipping 600
tons of zinc ore to England.
The ore shipments of the Slocan
last week totaled 346 tons.
The Sunset sale in the Similika-
meen, did not go through.
There are approximately 200
men at work in the mines tributary
to Sandon just now.
The Noble Five, in the Slocan,
is to be organized under the lawn
of British Columbia at an early
It is understood that the Centre
Star mine at Rossland is to be
placed on the market. It is capitalized at $3,500,000.
The pay roll of the minerc 'employed in the mines in the vicinity
of Moyie ranges between $15,000
and $20,000 per month.
The wonderful little gold camp
of Cripple Creek, Colo., has paid
in dividends since its discovery in
1891 up to the first nine months of
1899 a grand total of $9,098,614.77.
Rossland's payroll last month
was about $135,000. Of thin
amount the B. A. C. in its various
properties paid $52,000 in wages.
It is estimated that 1,400 men.
were at work.
Five carloads of copper matte
from the Hall Mines smelter are
now en route over the Crow's Nest
Pass branch to New York The
value of the shipment is given as
in the neighborhood of $28,000.
The milieu tributary to Rossland,
Nelson, Ymir, Ainsworth, Kaslo
and Sandon are sold to have
shipped an aggregate of 7,000 tons
for the week ending Saturday, the
16th.   The ore was worth $165,000.
The deal by the Mackintosh syndicate for the Red Line group, in
the Windermere district, is off because of the tangled condition into
which the property has drifted.
Peter Larson is said to be one of
the original owners.
Arthur R. Browne has taken an
option on the Blue Bell mine opposite Ainsworth, which includes
the sampling works, concentrator
and the Pilot Bay smelter, for the
Smelting Corporation. The property has not been worked for years:
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.
Delivered free to
any part of the
Hutchins &
Are now located in 'Bow burg
with ten four-horse trams, and
are prepared to deliver freight
in Cascade, Grand Forks and
Greenwood on SHORT NOTICE.
Orders received by Telephone,
and prompt delivery guaranteed.
The Record is opening up a constantly improving paystreak of
Fine Job Printing. You are core
dially invited to assay it.
Fire Insurance Agency
Gkorgb K. Stock kr, Agent.
Sing Kee
Expert  Laundryman.    Bundle* culled for and  delivered.
Work done on Shor.1 Notice.
Give me a trial.
Laundry at the rear of the Commercial Hotel
Saddle Horses for Hire.
Rear Montana Hotel, Cascade.


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