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Published in the Interests of the Boundary and Christina Lake   Mining Districts
Vol. II.
CASCADE, B. C,  JANUARY 20, 1900.
No. 11.
Six Big Creusote Guns Go Through to
the Boers.
Bjcis Repulsed by Yorkshire sod New Zealand Troops at Ladysmith;���Methuen Loses
Confidence of His Men.
There has heen very little official
war news the past week. The beleaguered cities have been subjected
to desultory bombardment, without
much damage, or any success to
tbe enemy. Several skirmishes at
different points between reconnoit-
ering squads have heen reported.
The press, however, has kept busy
with telegraphic rumors, none of
which amount to much. There has
been a good deal of preparatory
activity on the part of the British,
and a movement all along the line
at the front is hourly expected to
take place, the result of which when
it does occur, will be most important.
On Monday morning the Boers
attempted to rush the hill held by
a company of Yorkshires and New
Zealanders, but were repulsed at
the point of the bayonet. The Boers
had 21 men killed and 50 wounded.
The Delag.m Bay correspondent
of tbe London Times asserts that
six big Creusote guns and 50 tons
of shells were landed from the
French steamer Gironde, about the
middle of last month, under the
nose of two British warships, and
were dispatched to Pretoria, causing much rejoicing at the ease with
which contraband of war can run
the blockade.
The Swazi queen mother, says
the same correspondent, since the
death of King Bunu, has killed all
the chiefs who were ever in England
or Cape Town, and is now plotting
with the Boers. The situation may
be considered grave, and should be
investigated by British authorities.
Gun and ammunition houses in
;New York are busy supplying
stocks for shipment to South Africa,
and the goods are designed for the
Boers. They are packed in cases,
marked "canned goods,""groceries,"
"flour" or "molasses," which does
not suggest they are destined for
the use of the Boera, but just the
same this is the ultimate destination of these packages,
v Her Majesty the Queen has signified her willingness to become a
patron of the Canadian patriotic
fund for the relief of her soldiers
who go to the front.
The death list from enteric fever
and dysentery at Ladysmith,
averaging from eight to ten daily,
are considered more serious than
the 420 casualties of Saturday's
fight, as they indicate the frightfully unsanitary condition.
Gen. Buller completely surprised
the Boers and occupied the hills be*
yond Potgeister's Drift, 15 miles
west of Colseno, on Wednesday,
January 10th.
General Gatacre is skirmishing
around Mnlteno and Gen. French
has been throwing a few shells at
the Boers at Rensberg.
Colonel Plummer is moving to
the relief of Mafeking from Bechu-
analand. He is in command of 2,-
000 men.
In Cape Colony General Methuen
has made a demonsrtation in force
shelling the Boer works.
It is said that Gen. Methuen's
men have lost confidence and will
not follow him.
Protects His   Kentucky   Honor  by Killing
Three Men and Wounding Two Others.
Ex-Congressman David G. Col-
son shot and killed Ethel bert Scott,
Luther Demaree and Charles Julian, and slightly wounded James
Golding and Harry McEwing at
Frankfort, Ky., last Tuesday. The
killing was the result of a feud between Colson and Scott which
sprang up between them in the
army last year.
Accounts of the tragedy differ
and it is almost impossible to give
details farther than while Colson
and a party were standing in the
lobby of the Capital hotel Scott
stepped in and the fight began.
Scoit, after being shot, walked
backward toward the stairway and
fell down the stairs dead. His
body rolled over against the barroom door and as it did so Colson,
who had followed, shooting at every
step, fired one or more shots into
the-prostrate form. Demaree, who
was killed in the general fusilade,
was shot twice, one ball piercing
the heart and the other either penetrated the heart or went directly
under it.	
Camp McKinney Mines la Litigation.
The Camp McKinney Mines,
limited, have struck a fog bank.
It is not difficult for a mining company to get into debt , if it
can show some good quartz. The
Camp McKinney Mines company
is the owner of the Granite and
Banner claims. The management
has been such, it seems, that the
sheriff and federal government have
both found it necessary to make
seizures, to hold matters abeyance
till creditors can find out where
they are at in the matter. That
the mines are good and valuable is
not denied, but the management of
them has proven inefficient. The
boom pace was too swift. The affairs are to be reorganized.
Captain Trout has returned from
a business trip to the Coast. He
states that one of the leading topics
of discussion in Vancouver is the
Cape Nome proposition. They are
figuring on a rush to the bonanza
diggings in the spring and expect
25,000 or 30,000 people to go in.
With its yield of $20,000,000 in
gold made last year, Cripple Creek
attains first place in Colorado's
gallaxy of mining camps. It surpasses the output of any former
silver camp, and proves Colorado
to be the golden state of the union.
At a meeting of the directors of
Center Star Mining company held
in Toronto on the 12th, a dividend
of 1 per cent for the month of January was declared, the same to be
payable on February 10th to shareholders of record on January 31st.
Okanogan veins are free milling
at 1000 feet in depth, says F. E.
The Black Bear shaft is down 230
feet with 20 feet more to go to reach
the 250-foot level.
Lord Kitchener the Real Power Behind the
It leaks out that Lord Kitchener
is really chief in South Africa and
Lord Roberts a figure head, says a
London cable to the N. Y. Herald.
It happend thus: The national defence committee met and decided
that Lord Kitchener was the man
for the place. He was Lord Salisbury's nomination, hut endless
difficulties were in the way. t The
trouble was that Lord Kitchener
was the junior of Generals Buller,
Warren and others, but Lord Salisbury is never beaten upon a technicality, and his solution of the problem was to semi Lord Roberts, who
will restore the trust of the men
by his presence as field marshal,
while Lord Kitchener being his aid,
will be enabled, under cover of his
superior, to conduct the campaign.
A company with a capital of
$200,000 has been formed in Toronto for the manufacture of corn
starch for culinary and laundry
purposes, the factory will be located either at Kingston or Prescott.
Rossland Camp, the Miner claims,
has a monthly pay roll of $150,000.
Should Have Direct Telephone and
Telegraph Connections.
. **
Applying for a Charter to Build Lines
Throughout the Province of British
Columbia, and to the Coast.
The Western Telephone and Telegraph Co. is applying to the provincial legislature for a charter
which will empower it to go extensively into the enterprise of building telephone and telegraph lines
throughout this province.
Such movements on the part of
those who can command the means
to forward their aims and plans,
should be given every encouragement and assistance possible consonant with the general good.
Not only are the people of this
province beginning to realize its
immensity in area and natural resources, but the investors in all
quarters of the globe are investigating and investing here. The whole
province, under such conditions is
developing rapidly, and no portion
of it more rapidly than the Boundary country.
With the growth of- business
comes the demand for the most approved and modern facilities for
the handling of commercial and
manufacturing enterprises.
Recognizing this fact, the Western Telephone and Telegraph Co. is
in the field preparing to provide
the business men of the Boundary
with adequate means of communication hy electric appliances with
any other portion of the province,
aud especially with the coast cities.
Under the charter now being applied for the company will, if the
.same is granted, build a line from
the Boundary to Vancouver. Such
a line would not only prove of
great benefit locally, but to the
coast jobber. It would render their
dealings with our people more convenient and enhance their business
gretly, giving them much quicker
The distance to be built over to
reach the Boundary country from
the company's western connection
is said to be about 300 miles.
We say, let us have all such facilities we can get by proper encouragement. The more telephone
and telegraph lines, and railways
bidding for the business of our
merchants and manufacturers, the
better for them, and the less danger
of being hampered by monopolies
in this direction. THE   CASCADE  RECORD
January 20, 1800
Mr. D. McLeod has been on a
business trip to Trail.
So far this has not been a pood
season for wood and coal dealers,
nor for skating-rink proprietors.
The new school desks have just
arrived, and are being Bet up in
their places in the new building,
which will be ready for occupation
on Tuesday morning.
Rev. Mr. McCoy returned Thursday from his semi-monthly visit to
Gladstone and Bulldog tunnel district. Ha walked through the tunnel, and says the work will probably be completed in about three
weeks. Mr. McCoy reports two
Jeet of snow at Gladstone and three
at the tunnel.
Mr. Hubbard met with a serious
loss this week. He recently purchased a fine span of draught
horses from John Earle, the lumber
manufacturer of Cascade. Last
week one of the horses took sick
and Friday morning died. Mr.
Hubbard, we understand, paid $300
for the team, and valued the animal
that died at $200.
Mr. T. E. Mahaffy was seen yesterday on the sunny side of the
street under a straw hat of the
eombrero pattern. It is true the
eun was shining, and the ground iB
almost bare, nevertheless the incident made the impression that Mr-
Mahaffy was either exhibiting his
utter contempt for the season, or
was laboring under a misapprehension of its nature.
The telephone operators throughout the Boundary enjoyed the performance given in Rossland last
night by the local minstrel company of that town. At Rossland
a large speaking-tube was put up
in the auditorium where the entertainment was given, thus enabling
the listeners at the stations many
miles distant to enjoy the fun-
makers' efforts.
The attention of our readers is
called to the new advertisement on
this page of the special sale inaugurated by the English Store. The
syndicate, according to original arrangements, will re-organize in
March next, and previous to that
event the immense and varied stock
now carried must be materially reduced, hence the astonishing cut in
prices advertised to-day. This is an
opportunity that all should avail
themselves of. Read the advertisement.
Mr. T. F. Carden, a memher
of the British Columbia Mercantile and Mining Syndicate, limited,
of Ciiscade, has just received from
London direct one of the latest improved chemical balances
manufactured by DeCrave & Co.
With platinum and silver crucibles
Mr. Carden is now enabled to make
the most complete and accurate
tests of all kinds of minerals that
may be brought to the assay office
of the firm.
A Pleasant Tea Party*
The Ladies' Aid Society of the
First Pftibyterian church gave a
tea party or "social" in the new
school hoUle last Thursday evening,
which was fairly well attended.
The evening was very pleasantly
passed in social chat, innocent
games, music, etc. The acting
of charades of a comical character
greatly entertained the audience,
in which Mrs. McLeod, Miss
Darrow, Mrs. Stocker, Rev. Jos.
McCoy, Messrs. Stocker, Kell-
man, Ritchie, Simpson, Ferguson and others showed their
adaptness for home theatricals.
Tea, sandwiches and several varieties of cake were served for refreshments. This was the first of a
series of like entertainments proposed to be held at intervals during
the winter.
After lunchoen had been enjoyed
Mr. McCoy made a few remarks, in
which he said, in the behalf of the
Indies of the society, that they had
decided to broaden the title of their
organization so as to include
gentlemen in its membership, and
to that end the organization would
hereafter be known as the "Mutual
Aid Society," under which head
gentlemen would be welcomed in
fellowship to participate in the
pleasures and labors of the organization.
Thursday the Canadian Patriotic
Fund stood as follows: Amount
previously acknowledged, $12,716.-
66; Canadian Pacific Railway Co.
$15,000; Grand Trunk Railway
Co., $15,000; Mrs. H. H. Bligh.Ot-
tawa,$4.   Total, $42,720.66.
Chas Hayward was elected mayor of Victoria by a majority of 722,
out of a total vote of 1998. It is
said to be the largest vote ever polled in the city, and the largest majority ever obtained by any candidate for mayor.
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.
TMB   B. C.
Syndicate, Ltd.,
Is according to Original
Arrangements to be
Re-organized in March
To this end instructions have
been given to
This will give Miners, Prospectors, Householders, Hotel-
keepers and Visitors the best
trading opportunities they
ever had or are likely to have.
Goods can be bought at the
following extraordinary rates:
Flour, $1.50 per Sack
Sugar, 14 lbs. for $1
Overalls, 65 cents
Gloves, 50 cents
Uuderwear, $1.25 a Suit.
Boots, $1.00 to $2.00 per
pair Reduction
German Socks 70c a Pair
Ladies' Kid Gloves,
Fownes, $1.00
Flannellette, 3 yds for 25c
And everything else in our big
and varied stock at equally
low prices.
Friends out of town can secure a share of these bargains
by remitting cash with order,
and utilizing express or parcel
post facilties.
The B. C. Mercantile and Mining
Syndicate, Ltd.
Longjdistance 'phone in connection.       Assay prices as usual ���  .'
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The coming Commercial, Industrial and Mining Centre of Bast Yale.
The Gateway City
Of the Kettle River, Boundary
Creek and Christina Lake Countries.
A Magnificent Water Power of 20,000 Horse Power.
The center of a marvellously RICH MINERAL DISTRICT. 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 information, price of lots, etc., address,
GEO. K. STOCKER, Townsite Agent, Cascade; B. C.       Or L. A. HAMILTON, Land Com. C. P. R., Winnipeg, Man. THE CASCADE RECORD
January 20, 1900
Published on Saturdays at Cascade, II. I'.,
H. S. Tuhnkb Killtor.
Per Year    (2.00
Six Months      1.S5
To Foreign Countries.     2.50
Advertising Kates furnished on Application.
The Ueeord is on sale st the following places:
Simpson's Mswstaml Uossland
Linton Bros Rossland
Thompson  Stationery Co       Nelson
II. A. King & do         Greenwood
K, F. Petrie   Grand Korku
John W. Graham & To Spokane, Wash
Cascade Drug Co          Cascade
Win. Meadows    Cascade
// there is a blue mark in 1****1
this square, your subscrip- ��� ���
tion is due, and you are in-1 1
vited to remit. ������������������
The headlines say, "battle probably in progress."
At Victoria little has been done
in legislative halls but discuss the
.speech from the throne.
The C. P. R. ha- sent a check to
Ottawa for $15,000, its contribution
to the Patriotic Fund.
Molson's bank and the Bank of
Nova Scotia, of Montreal, have
given, the former $2,000 and the
latter $5,000, to the Canadian Patriotic Fund.
The hotelkeepers and restauran-
teurs of Nelson, will give their annual dinner on the 29th of this
month. It will surpass all former
efforts, it is claimed.
The war office announces that
next week will be embarked 72
guns, 2,710 men and 2,210 horses.
This is the largest consignment
of artillery ever sent abroad.
Rev. Dr. Dadson, pastor of the
Oliver Baptist church of Montreal,
and well known throughout Dominion Baptist circles, is lying seriously ill at the Royal Victoria hospital
in that city.
A late dispatch states that Dawson City was again visited by a
disasterous fire last Wednesday.
It is estimated that the business
portion of that northern city suffered to the extent of half a million
The Boundary country now has
two good daily newspapers, the
Grand Forks Daily Gazette and the
Greenwood Daily Times. The
Boundary people need not now,
necessarily, go outside of their district to get the daily news from the
world over.
The Copper King of Arizona has
already entered the ranks of the
bullion producing mines of the
country. Owing to a defective water jacket, the old smelter is temporarily out of blast, but as soon as
the new jacket is supplied, work
will be resumed.
Mr. Charles Tupper made 56
speeches on his recent western trip
which  averaged   two hours each.
Sir Charles is a fluent talker, and
during his fifty years of public
life, has put in more time on the
rostrum than any other man living
at the present time.
Mr. Thurston, tbe well known
mining expert of New York City,
who was out to the Palmer Mountain section, Okanogan, for the purpose of making a thorough examination of the section for eastern
parties, is said to have reported
most favorably. He made a critical examination of the larger
properties, including the Palmer
Mountain tunnel, the Black Bear
group, the Triune group, including
the Jessie, and expressed himself
as most favorably impressed with
the district. The veins he pronounces true fissure veins, and that
the only fault he would find with
the section is the tightness of the
The editor of the Kamloops
Standard has offended against the
dignity of a Crown representative.
In a criticism in his paper anent
the opening of the provincial legis
lature use is made of opprobrious
adjectives in reference to theLieut.-
Governor's appearance in official
regalia. The editor has been summoned to appear before the bar of
the house where he will be administered a corrective prescription that
will purge him of his politicol bile
and prove a balm to the lacerated
honor of the official.
The Nelson papers are disgruntled because the contract to
construct the Balfour branch of the
C. P. R. has presumably been
awarded to Stewart & Welch, who
while they are British subjects, are
patrons of Uncle Sam, and that
their property interests are all the
other side of the line. The Miner
says in its head-lines that "Dan
Stuart is supposed to have got it"
���the contract. We understand
that "Dan Stuart" is a brother of
Mr. J. W. Stewart, or Jack, as he
is familiarly known here:
The sport of lynching negroes
in the southern states has become
so popular that what is left of the
colored race in the south has appealed to congress to save it from
complete extirpation. If the petitioners had been fortunate enough
to have entered this life in the form
of some wild game, or seals, for instance, they might secure government protection, but being only
negroes, they must take their
chances, unprotected, among their
more highly educated and Christianized white brethren.
Petitions by both the mine-
workers' unions and the mine-owners' association, are circulating
throughout the Kootenays, and
being numerously signed. Between
the two petitions, the provincial
lawmakers will find need for all
the political  acumen they possess-
One element is praying for the removal from the statute book of the
obnoxious eight-hour law, and the
other is asking that it be not inter-
ed with, and there you have it.
Captain J. W. Murphy, cashier
of the Third National bank of
Columbus, Ga., shot and killed the
teller, P. F. Schulze, and then
killed himself just after the bank
opened last Tuesday. Murphy who
did the shooting, has been in ill
health lately, and it is believed was
temporarily insane while the shooting was done. Both of the dead
men have been close friends for
General Wheeler, "Fighting Joe,"
is returning from the Philippine
islands. Joe must have been engulfed in the reeking swamps of
that country, for he went there
amid great pomp and promise, and
had not been heard from since till
on his way home. It is feared that
his presidential    boom    has  been
toyed with and rendered worthless
during  his absence.
J. B. McDonald has doubtless secured a contract that will keep his
neat well feathered the balance of
his life. The board of Rapid Transit Commissioners of New York
city has awarded him the contract
for building tbe underground railway in that city. The price is $40,-
Notice  to   Contractors.
The Northwest Mounted troops
reached Ottawa yesterday, were reviewed on Parliament Hill by Lord
Minto, and left in the afternoon for
Halifax, where they embark for
South Africa..
application will he made to the Parliament
of Canada at the next session thereof, for an
act to incorporate a company to conslruct and
maintain a railway from a point on the International liouudary Line near Cascade, British
Columbia, thence in a westerly direction following the valley of the Kettle river to a point on the
Doundary Line at or near ( arson, with a branch
from a point at or near Grand Forks to a point 50
miles up the North Fork of the Kettle river,follow-
Ing the valley of the same river.also with a brunch
from a point at or near Grand Forks, proceeding
in a southwesterly direction by way ol Greenwood
to u point ou the Inti rnationul Boundary Line at
or near Midway, with power to the company to
construct, operate una maintain telegraph and
telephone lines, as well for commercial purposes
as (or tbe business of the company and for all
other necessary aud usual powers.
Dated this 2nd day of 1J. eember, IS99.
For himself and the other applicants. 12
Table of Distances From
(Distances figured on wnuon roads.)
Bossburg  26
Marcus    S3
Rossland 41
Sutherland creek.... 3
Baker creek  6
McKae creek    S
Burnt Basin  10
Central camp 20
Fisherman creek....21
Summit camp.        26
Seattle camp 23
Brown's camp 26
Volcanic Mt 25
Pathfinder Mt    ... 28
Knight's camp 33
Wellington camp .. .24
Skylark camp 30
Providence camp.... 34
Deadwood camp ... .35
Smith's camp  35
Long Lake camp... .80
Copper camp 87
Qraham camp ...   .45
Kimberly Camp 38
Halls Ferry  7
Rock Cut 10
Christina Lake      .   2
I Giuliani's Ferry  8
Grand Forks 18
Columbia (Up.O F.) 14
Carson  19
Niagara.  21
Greenwood  31
Anaconda      82
Boundary Kails 36
Midway 80
Kock Creek 62
Camp McKinney... .70
Okanagan Falls....112
Penticton 125
Nelson, Wash 10
Curlew, Wash 29
Torodack., Wash...41
Republic 50
Gladstone 18
Brooklyn 40
���������    undersigned till January 25,1900, for the excavation and removal of about 20,000 oubio yards
of rook, and the driving of about 400 feet of tunnel,
10x12, nt Cascade City, B. C.   The lowest or any
tender  not necessarily accepted.    For further
particulars apply to        W. ANDERSON.
Engineer in Charge,
Cascade Watfh Power and Light Co.
12 P. O. Box 81, Cascade City, B. C
keeley Institute
West Seattle.
rpilK only place in the Northwest where the
genuine Keeley Treatment can bo obtained
Fine building, good bnurd, pleasant and
healthful surroundings, and the arrangements
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ladies or gentlemen. The Keeley 'I realment affords the only safe and sure cure for the liquor,
opium, morphine, cocouilic, chloral, and oilier
drugs, and al o for tobacco poisoning, Parties
Interested are Invited to call ut (he institute aud
investigate for themselves, All correspondence
C. H. Nixon, Mgr.
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,
QTT "R"V "R"RirYSl of ��� an Francisco,
OJCiJLllD I JDXtU B California, Assayers and Mining Experts. To the Mining Public
of the Pacific Northwest: Wc beg to advise you
that we have opened a branch of our business at
No. 205',. 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 cump west
of the Rockies, it will guarantee our future success. Our certificates are invariuhlv accepted by
banks and mining corporations as final. Numerous investors waiting for sound mining properly.
We are now ready for work. Send in your samples with letter of Instructions and charges, and
we will give you prompt returns. Our charges
are���Gold and silver, $1,50 Gold, Copper and Silver, 83.00. Coal, >oil and other minerals. IfS.OO
each. Eg" Check assays a specialty. SELBY
BROTHERS, Assayers and Mining Experts, No.
205!4 Washington St., Portland, Oregon. Hand
Power Stamp Mills for sale���$80 complete.
Christina Lake
Mining Camps.
Price, $1.25, post paid.
Compiled   by JOHN A.  CORYELL, P. L. S,
This map contains the latest locations on Shamrock and Castle Mountains, ou linker, Sutherland and McKae Creeks, and in the Burnt Basin.
For sule by
Cascude, B. C.
Certificates of Improvements.
John Bnll and Marinette Mineral Claims situate
in the Grand Forks mining division of Osoyoos division ol Yale district.
Where located:���On the East side of McRae
creek, near Gladstone townsite, B. (.'.
Take Notice that I, R. E. Young, acting as
agent for the John Hull Mines, limited,F. M. <'.,
No. B12845, Free Miner's Certificate No. 1113446,
Inteud, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply
to the mining recorder forCcrtificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining crown grants
of the above claims.
And further take notice that action, under section 37,must be commenced before the issuance oi
said Certificates of Improvements.
Dated this 27th day of November, A.D., 1899.
B. R. Young, P. L. S.
Young k Burnet, Rossland, B. C. 12
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January 20, 1900
Entertained at Sapper.
Last Saturday evening a few invited friends gathered at Laurel
Ridge, the attractive home of Mr.
and Mrs. G. K. Stocker. After
greetings and a little time spent in
conversation, supper was called.
The table was artistically decorated
for the occasion with sweet laurel,
a wreath of which adored each
plate, accompanied hy a i.eat little
card bearing the inscription :
"Laurel Ridge, January 13, 1900,"
and the name of the guest. After
refreshments were enjoyed, the
company retired to the spacious
parlors, where a very pleasant time
was passed in games and social
Before the guests dispersed they
were again refreshed with tea and
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs.
Stocker, Miss Darrow, Mrs. McLeod, Mr. Simpson, Mr. Kellman,
Mr. Ritchie, Mr. Ferguson, Rev.
Joseph McCoy and M. A. Turner.
The main purpose of the gathering was to prepare a programme for
last Thursday evening's "social" at.
the new school house.
C. P. R.'s Big Traffic Returns.
The traffic returns of the Canadian Pacific Railway for the month
of November were as follows: Gross
earnings, $2,977,404; working expenses, $1,695,168; net profit, $1,-
282,236. In November, 1898, the
net profits were $1,080,509.
For the eleven months ended
30th November, 1899, the figures
were as follows: Gross earnings,
$26,259,819; working expenses, $15,-
405,635;   net profits,  $10,854,184.
For the elevan months ended
30th November 1898, there was a
net profit of $9,196,261. The increase in net profits over the same
period last year was therefore, for
November $201,727; and from
January 1 to November 30tl . there
was an increase of $1,657.9?
It is stated in different | cations that the Columbia & \V. cin
railway corporation had been granted a bonus in land of 4,000,000
acres, and it is also said to be only
2,500,000. Which is the correct
figure we are unable to state. The
further statement is made that there
is a probability that a cash subsidy
will finally be substituted for the
land, in which case, the government will throw open for settlement
some 4,000,000 acres in the Boundary country.
Headquarters to be in Trail.
Messrs. Mann, Foley Bro<*. and
Larson have moved their headquarters office into the store on Bay
avenue formerly occupied by R. E.
Strong, on the west side of Columbia avenue. TheJoffice will remain
here until after the completion of
the Boundary road, and perhaps
longer. A staff of five or six will
be employed in the office.
Houston's Election an "Eight-Hour" | Victory.
The election of John Houston
mayor of Nelson is an illustration
of how the labor unions can help
themselves if they set about it in the
right way. The vote for Mr. Houston may also be regarded as an expression of the labor opinion relative to the eight-hour law. The
foundation on which rests the lawmaking power is the ballot. The
force that carries the day at the
ballot box is the self-same power
that makes, construes and enforces
law. If labor would defend itself
against the encroachments of organized capital, it must meet the opponent at the point where it secures
its vantage ground, at the ballot
box, and must do so in organized
form, for that is the secret of the
power of capital. Capital is but
the stored energy of labor, and
when the latter comes to fully
realize this fact, the creature will
not be competent to domineer the
Greenwood's New Daily Paper.
Volume 1, No. 3, of the Greenwood Daily Times has reached our
exchange table. It is printed every
day, except Monday, by the Greenwood Times Printing and Publishing Company, limited. Mr. Duncan Rues' name appears as the
editor. It is printed on paper
similar to tbat of the Record. The
copy before us is a5-c >lumn quarto,
being a combination of the daily
and weekly. Its general get-up is
artistic, and mechanically is not
only a credit to its publishers, but
to the workmen employed on it.
As we have given the name of the
editor, it is hardly necessary to
say that it is ably edited. Its
columns are brim full of general
and local news of the choicest and
most interesting character. If the
support accorded the Times by the
citizens of Greenwood enables its
proprietors to maintain the present
excellent standard of the paper, it
will do more to give the city a deservedly high reputation abroad
than could be obtained by any
other use of printers' ink.
Although there is no guarantee
that Transvaal gold is of standard
value, the Portugese government
compels the local banks to accept it
as legal tender the same as British sovereigns, thus giving the republics every facility for extensive
transactions here and remitting
money. This raises the question as
to whether the Portuguese order is
not a breach if neutrality. It may
be noted in this connection that
the Portugese government can settle
its currency questions regardless of
the designs of the currency specu-
Frank Englehardt was accident-
ly shot in the thigh, at Bolster, last
Saturday. He was brought to the
Greenwood hospital.
fist) anb Oysters, giue anb ftresseb Poultry
R GRIBI, r\gr.
Second Avenue, CASCADE CITY.
i ��iquors, ^)ines anb (j��ars-
A specialty made of Imported Goods. Glassware and bar
r��� Supplies Alwavs on Hand.    Sole Agents for
Pabst's Milwaukee Beer.
MAIN STREET,        ....       CASCADE, B. C.
V^V^'^'^^n'^'^'^^^VT 'ar'&'<?'��?'��7'c7\&'C?'��?^'��?*&***
B. C. Livery Stable
Good Saddle Horses for Hire. Teaming
on the Shortest Notice. Good Turnouts
Ready at all hours to go to any part of
the Boundary country.  Careful drivers.
J. A. BERTOIS, Prop.
Stables on Second Avenue,      -
Situated at the new town of Gladstone, near the Burnt
Basin Mining Region and only 18 miles from Cascade; 10
miles from Christina Lake. One of the hest hotel buildings between Cascade and Brooklyn. Good Livery Stable
in connection.
The Cascade Sawmill
A large stock of Rough
and Dressed Lumber.
Laths, Shingles, flouldings,  Etc
Estimates Furnished and
Prompt  Delivery Made.
Correspondence Solicited.
K 6
January 20, 1900
If You Wish
To keep thoroughly posted on the fast
moving events in the growing Boundary and Christina Lake sctions, there is
only one way to accomplish it, viz:
Just get in line, follow the
crowd and subscribe to ..
^Cascade Record.
It costs only Two Dollars to get
in out of the wet, and receive 52
copies of the Record. Printed
on good paper with good type
and good ink.
In the Curlew District.
The Sunrise property in the Curlew district located within 40 rods
of the noted Clatawa claim and also joining the Surprise claim is now
coming to the front in such a way
that it surpasses all expectations.
This property is located on Lone
Ranch creek and is in one of the
best gold and copper regions on the
reservation. The Sunrise claim
was one of the first located on the
reservation and it is only a matter
of a short time before it will be one
of the most noted in this mineral
Wagon load after wagon load of
machinery for the Mountain Lion
mill passes through North Republic
on the way to the mine two miles
north of town. The mill building
is now completed and only awaiting the arrival of the machinery to
place it into operation. When this
mill is completed it will be one of
the best mills in the country as the
latest improved machinery is being
used in its construction.
Jas. Fox of Empire camp has
purchased Harry Horr's entire interests in that camp, consisting of
���J in the Leonard H., \ Allison H.,
\ Yellow Rose, \ Minneapolis fraction, and all of the Hattie H. The
one-half interest in the Minneapolis
fraction he in turn sold to R. B.
Curry. Mr. Fox is one of the
pioneers of Empire and has unbounded faith in the camp���Republic Record.
A Mendelssohn male chorus has
been organized in Greenwood.
Y)ow under development. Look at the immense
-Ju dam, 400 feet long and 50 feet high, now under construction. The flume and tunnel to convey the water will be
16 feet wide, 13 feet deep and 1000 feet long. The water
will be conveyed from the mouth of the tunnel to the water-
wheels, through two iron pipes, each %l/2 feet in diameter and
2000 feet long,  with a perpendicular fall of 156 feet.
Excavation for a power-house is now in progress near
the wagon road bridge, and the excavation alone will cost $10,-
000. Development of this power is now under construction
and will be prosecuted as rapidly as possible. A. 10,000
horse power will be obtained, which will be used in developing electrical power to be transmitted to all the mines in the
Boundary and Christina Lake Districts.
Estimated cost of plant, complete, is $500,000.\
Beautiful Christina Lake and Surroundings!
The fisherman's delight and the hunter's paradise. This
lake is 18 miles long and from one to three miles in width.
The Mineral Wealth
About Cascade City, while practically undeveloped, is
most promising, and marvelous wealth awaits the hand of
man to reveal the country's hidden resources.
Look closely at our advantageous location and you will not
fail to have a good impression of
Cascade, the Gateway City.
Ex-Senator Warner Miller returned to the city yesterday after
an absence of several weeks in the
northwest and west, says the New
York Commercial. When seen by
n representative of the Commercial
and asked about the report that he
and James P. McNaught have acquired an undeveloped water power
in the Columbia river at Kettle
Falls. Wash., with a tract of (540
acres of land, and that an electric,
freight and passenger road is to be
built, to the young mining camp of
Republic, Mr. Miller said that tbe
statement was not altogether correct. Nothing of a definite character had been decided upon. An
option had been obtained for the
purpose mentioned and a corps of
engineers had been employed to
make certain examinations, upon
whose report would depend whether
the transaction would be carried
any further.
Official figures of the voting at
the Manitoba election on the 7th
inst., show that the Liberals polled
23,565 votes against 23,449 for the
Conservatives, a Liberal majority
of 116. This is not much more to
crow over than the majority the
government had at our opening of
the provincial legislature.
The Ontario government has
decided to prohibit the exportation
of pulp wood, cut on any timber
limits owned by the crown, on and
after April  30, 1900.
The war office announces British
casualties at Ladysmith January
6, among the rank and file to have
been 135 killed and 242 wounded.
That We
Can Do
All Kinds
Styles of
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A Test
Of Our
Artistic Skill
Will Prove.
Give Us a Trial. I
V January SO, 1900
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The Centre of the Par-famed Similkameen District. K
A Mining and Agricultural Centre. R
B Lots Now on the flarket. 1
Third Avenue, 100 Feet Wide. Lots, 30x150.
Corner Lots, $150.        Inside Lots, $100.
Corner Lots, $100.
Inside Lots, $75.
Terms, 1-3 Cash; Balance, Three and Six Months.
Jq   For Further Particulars, Apply to ���-s
jjjj General Agents,
R- H. PARKINSON, Fairview.
general fining )]ctDS
The ore in the Review mine in
Meyers creek camp runs from $15
to $20.
The main shaft in the Old Ironsides in the Victoria ground, is 50
feet below the 300-foot level.
The shaft on the Butcher Boy in
Deadwood camp has reached a
depth of 40 feet.
Frank Glough is seriously ill in
the Greenwood hospital. The patient is foreman in the Last Chance
mine in Skylark camp.
The breakage of machinery at
the Winnipeg mine, caused the
serious injury of the engineer, J. H.
Demonnin. He was painfully
bruised about the chest, abdomen
and legs.
The Ymir Miner gives the quantity of ore milled and shipped from
Ymir in the year 1899 as 23,268
tonB, from the Ymir, Dundee, Porto Rico and Blackcock mines. It
estimates that in 1900 there will be
115 stamps crushing 10,125 tons a
month. Its list of producers is the
Ymir.Porto Rico, Tamarac, Good
Hope and Dundee.
The Buckhorn mine in Deadwood
camp gives employment to 18 men.
The ore body is said to be 200 feet
in width, carrying gold and copper.
The main working shaft is a double
compartment 8x4.2 in the clear,
and is timbered to the 100-foot
level, and a station 10x10 is being
cut. The machinery is being
rapidly put into place, says the
Greenwood Times. The buildings
are completed as also the gallows
frame, which is 32 feet in height
above the collar of the shaft. The
arrangements for the machinery
are admirable, as the engineer on
duty can see that everything is
working properly from one position.
The main building, including the
boiler room, engine room, hoist and
shaft house is 80 feet in length by
20 feet in width. There is an addition on the west side to contain
the compressor plant, 20x16 feet.
The machinery was supplied by
the Jenckes Machinery company
and includes half of a 10 drill duplex air compressor of the Rand
type; one 80 horse power boiler
and a hoisting engine with a capacity of 250 tons per day. A
blacksmith and repair shop is also
to he built. It was hoped to have
the machinery running by last
Chewsaw is starting in the new
year livelier than ever, according
to a local correspondent, and it iB
predicted that by the end of 1900
Chesaw will be a bustling little
city with at least one railroad,electric lights, water works, telephones,
and other things that make life delightful and worth the living.
Church Service
Divine service will be conducted by Kev. Joseph
McCoy, M. A. tomorrow (Sunday) at 11 a.m. and
7:30 p.m., Standard Time, in the new church.
Subbath school at 2:80 p.m. in the same place.
All are cordiallv  Invited to attend.
Watchmaker, Jeweller and Optician.
Eyes Scientifically Tested
Free of Charge	
Dominion Hall Block,      -      COLUMBIA, B.C
.... C. H. Thomas, Prop. ...
The Original and Oldest Hotel in this part of tht
district. Headquarters for Contractors, Mining Men
and Travellers.
Well Stocked Bar in Connection.
Second Avenue,
Cascade City. British Columbia.
$ossbwg-Columbia Stage ��mc,
Runs daily from Grand Forks to Bossburg and return, meet
trains both ways on the Spokane Falls & Northern Railway. Careful and experienced drivers, safe and comfortable vehicles, good stock and good time. Carrying
Her Majesty's and American mails. 8
January 20, 1900
Dominion We
ARE Headquarters....
���C^UT* - ^ *s *? carrytne
Our ftrabe ?AS ,GR0WN
\J"' \J' MVV to such proportions that we buy in large quantities, and can make the Hotel Keeper, Mine Owner or Prespector every
inducement to trade with us. If
you should need
Blacksmith's Coal
Buck'or s����"��p'���� Powder
Caps or Fuse
In largenr8iMn.il lots, give us a mil.
C��     O
Best of Everything. B. WILCOX, Mgf.     S ii\
Visiting Cards
Business Cards
Shipping Tags'
Statements, Etc
. OF.
The Record
Commercial Hotel
The Largest and Most Popular Hotel in the city
Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
First Ave. and Main St.,   -   CASCADE, B. C.
Plans Drawn and| Estimates
Doors, Sash and all
Kinds of Glass.
Fire Insurance Agency
George K. Stockeu, Agent.
Sing Kee
Expert  Laundryman.     Bun-
dlee called for and  delivered.
Work done on Short Notice.
Give me a trial.
Laundry at the rear of the Commercial Hotel
Hutch ins &
Are now located in Boer burg
with ten four-horse teams, and
are prepared to deliver freight
in Cascade, Grand Forks and
Greenwood on SHORT NOTICE.
Orders received hy Telephone,
and prompt delivery guaranteed.
<7^F0R SALE.
Delivered free to
any part of the
The Boer strength, originally 30,-
000, is now heavily augmented by
Cape Colonists, and the enemy's
fighting forces may be estimated
fairly at 100,000 men and 206 guns.
The Boers are not compelled to
guard their communications' Their
grass is good, the crops are growing,
vegetables, cuttle and sheep are
plenty and game is abundant.
The Elder-Dempster liner Merri-
mac, which sailed from Quebec for
Belfast on October 25th, has been
given up as lost.
NOTICE is hereby given that application will be made to the Legislate ve Assembly of the Province of
British Columbia, at its next session, for an Act to incorporate a
Company with power to construct,
equip, maintain and operate telephone and telegraph lines within
and throughout the Province of
British Columbia, and to construct,
erect and maintain such and so
many poles and other works and
devices as the Company deem necessary for making, completing
supporting, using, working, operating and maintaining the system of
communication by telegraph and
telephone, and to open or break up
any part or parts of the said highways or streets as often as the said
Company, its agents, officers or
workmen think proper, and for the
purposes of the undertaking to
purchase, acquire or lease and hold
and sell and dispose of lands,
buildings or tenements within the
limits aforesaid, and to purchase or
lease, for any term of years, any
telephone or telegraph line established or to be established, in
British Columbia, connected or to
be connected with the line which
the Company may construct, and
to amalgamate with or lease its
line or lines or any portion or
portions thereof, to any Company
possessing, as proprietor, any line
of telephone or telegraph communication connecting, or to be connecting, with the said Company's
line or lines, and to borrow money
for the purposes of the Company,
and to pledge or mortgage
any of the said Company's assets for that purpose, and to receive bonuses or privileges from
any person or body corporate, and
with all other usual, necessary or
incidental rights, powers or privileges as may be necessary or incidental to the attainment of the
above objects, or any of them.
Dated this 15th day of December,
Solicitor for Applicants.
Spokane Falls &
Northern System.
Nelson anil Fort Sheppard Hy. Co,
lied Mountain Hail way Co.
The direct and only All-Rail Route
between  the   Kootenay  District
���and all���
British Columbia Points,
Pacific Coast Points,
Puget Sound Points,
Eastern Canada and United States.
���Connects at Spokane with���
O. R. R. & NAV. CO.
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 daily,
H. A. JACKSON, Q. P. & T. A.,
Spokane. Wash.
Canadian ^
^Pacific Ky.
America's Great Transcontinental Line
and World's Pictorial Route.
The Direct Eoute
From Kootenay Country-
Kettle River and Boundary-
Creek Districts to all points
East and West
First-class Sleepers on all trains
from Revelstoke and Kootenay
tourist cARS&r&fiyo&;
St. Paul, Sundays and Wednesdays for Toronto, Fridays for Montreal and Boston. Same
curs puss Revelstoke one day eat Her.
Direct Connection via Robson to and 'rem nil
Leave CASCADE Arrive
15.84 Daily ex. Sun. 14.02
For rates and fullest information address mar-
est local agent or,
F. E. Trbo, Agt., Cascade, B. C.
W.F. Anderson,      E.J.Coyle,
Trav. Pass.Agent, A.G.P.Agt.
Nelson, B.C.     Vancouver.B.C.
0. K. livenr St
Saddle Horses for Hire.
Near   Montana Hotel, Cascad


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