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Published In the Interests of the Boundary and Christina Lake  Mining Districts
Vol. II.
CASCADE, B. C,   FEBRUARY 24, 1900.
No. 16.
First Thought, Gold Bug, Silver Tip,
Copper Butte and Others.
Pint Teams Loaded with Ore Arrive In
Bossburg Tuesday-Assays Run from
$20 to $600--Sllver Tip Sold.
The mines above referred to are
located across the line in American
ground, but their nearness to Cascade and demonstrated wealth gives
courage and hope to all owning
claims in this section, but which
have not been prospected to any
great extent. BosMiurg being the
shipping and supply point for these
mines their development will be of
great benefit to that town until the
new Kettle liiver Valley railway is
constructed. The Journal of last
week relative to these  mines  says:
The Pierre Lake district is coming forward with stories found in
the ore values of that section, and
capital from abroad iB now seeking
investment. The First Thought,
owned by Bruce White, P. Burns
and others, is the first to demonstrate the wealth of the mines in
that district, by making actual
shipments of their product to the
smelter. The first teams loaded
with ore from the First Thought
arrived in Bossburg Tuesday. This
is the first mine in the Pierre Lake
district to make regular shipments.
The ore is identical with that found
in the Republic mine. A shaft has
been sunk to a depth of about 80
feet, and a tunnel has heen run
connecting with the shaft. A large
ore chute has been met and assays
show that the ore runs from $20 to
$600 to the ton.
There are other shippers near the
lake which would, no doubt, have
been in shape to ship ere this, but
they have not heen as fortunate as
the First Thought, which has unlimited capital to push work. But
they are gradually being developed
on a small scale and iu time they
will reach the shipping stage.
The Gold Bug property, a short
distance north of the First Thought
and near the head of Pierre Lake,
is getting heyond the prospective
stage, and promises to become one
of the biggest bonanzas in the district. Mr. Summy, the president
and general manager of the
company, residing at Tacotua, was
here this week and visited the Gold
Bug. He stated that his company
intended to instal expensive machinery on the Gold Bug; the ore is
high grade, its principal values be-'
ing in gold, and $100 assays from
this property is a common occur-
On the strength of the Gold Bug's
excellent showing D. C. Bishop and
J. M. Sampson sold this week to
Tacoma people the Silver Tip claim
and Geo. Bishop sold to the same
parties his Copper Butte. The end
lines of the Gold Bug, Silver Tip
and Copper Butte adjoin, and the
Gold Bug lead can be traced
through the center of all three
claims, a distance of 4,500 feet. The
last assay from the Silver Tip went
$32.88 in gold. It is not known at
what price the two claims were secured, but in view of the fact that
the original owners refused a bond
for $10,000 on the property a few
days ago indicates that the price
paid mUBt have been in the thousands. E. B. Summy, who negotiated the deal, and hie Tacoma
associates are to be congratulated
on their success in securing such
valuable property.
The North Half of the Colville Reservation
to be Opened Soon.
It is now stated on what has the
appearance of being good authority
that the north half of the Colville
Indian reservation in the state of
Washington will be thrown open to
homesteaders iu the course of a
month or six weeks. This event
will prove of much benefit to the
people and properties on this side
of the line. Great numbers of intending settlers are showing their
interest in the matter by letters,
and by personal investigation. The
influx of a large population to contiguous territory can but prove
beneficial in that it stimulates traffic in all the surrounding country.
The number of tillable acres available in the section released, is
placed at all the way from 300,000
to 500,000.
Horrors of the Battlefield.
A sapper of the Royal Engineers,
in a letter to his relatives in England, describes the horrors of the
scene after the battle of Magersfontein. He says: "I was in the Boer
trenches two days after the battle,
but I was blindfolded. It was this
way, I think it was the worst sight
anyone can see, that of a battlefield
two or three days after the battle.
The dead lie all around with the
sun shining on their faces and
bodies, it makes the place unbearable, It turns them as black as
charcoal, and the stench is chronic.
With all the dead around you and
the wounded moaning for water, it
is enough to turn the heart of the
strongest man. There were twenty
of our company told off to do the
distasteful work of burying the
dead, and I happened to be one of
them. It is a job I hope will never
fall to my lot again. It was horrible to see some of the poor fellows.
Some had their heads blown off,
others their arms and legs missing.
It was too horrible to describe. It
was while bringing in the dead that
they blindfolded us, when we were
led about the trenches so that we
could bring in the dead.
Beautifully Exemplified with American Dollars and the Great American "Push."
Senator Clark of Montana was
on the witness stand before the senate committee at Washington, D.
C, one day last week, and testified
that his election expenses amounted
to about $115,000. One would imagine that when one of those grand
'Sovereign rights" bump against
an iceberg in the shape of a millionaire's ''sack," it would go to pieces;
nine times out of ten, it does. But
Clark's outlay in clearing his way
to the U. S. senate is but a trifle to
what it cost the '"tariff protected"
millionaires to place McKinley in
the presidential chair, who, it is
said, were drawn upon to the extent
of from $3,000,000 to $4,000,000.
A Contract Let Por Constructing Two Miles
of Road.
John McMartin is the first of the
Nelson contractors to secure a slice
of the work on the Balfour extension. He has concluded arrangements with J. W. Stewart to construct the two miles of the road
from Five mile Point east. Other
sub-contracts will doubtless be let
in a day or two, although Mr.
Stewart anticipates doing a portion
of the work himself. The section
which Mr. McMartin has secured
is rock work throughout. The first
six miles of the road at the Balfour
end is earth work only , and this
Mr. Stewart has reserved for himself. An important member of the
Stewart staff has arrived in Nelson
in the person of D.McLeod of Trail,
purchasing agent. His department
includes all the buying of supplies
for men and animals, and is perhaps the most important of all
from a local stand point. Mr. McLeod will buy during construction
approximately $75,000 worth of
goods.���The Miner.
It is stated that a telephone line
is to be strung into the Waterloo
mine on Huckleberry mountain,
and that a general store will be
opened there shortly.
The Western Boer Army Completely
The Siege of Kimberley Raised���Gen. French
Reaches tbat Imprisoned City���The Tide
of Fortune Turns.
Below is given a synopsis of the
exciting events leading up to the
time of the arrival of the relief
forces :
Kimberly was invested by the
Boers on Saturday, October 14, just
four days after Kruger issued his
ultimatum. It was relieved on
Thursday, February 15. Thus the
period of investment was 124 days.
On October 17 the armored train
drove back the enemy for some distance, and a similar success was
scored on the 21st. On October 24,
Col. Scott-Turner defeated the enemy near the town. On November
28, Col. Scott-Turner led a successful sortie from Kimberley, driving
back the enemy, who were getting
uncomfortably near, but paid the
forfeit of his own life for his courage. From that time until the relieving column arrived the besieged
garrison was able only to hold its
own. Early in November Gen.
Lord Methuen began his advance
on Kimberley. On the 23d of that
month he drove the enemy out of
Belmont. Two days later he defeated them at Graspan, and on the
following day captured Honingrest
Kloof. On November 28, the battle of Modder River was fought,
when Methuen was wounded. There
was no important action on either
side until December 12, when Methuen attempted to deliver a frontal
blow on the Boer entrenchments at
Magersfontein, and the Highlanders
were surprised with heavy loss, Gen.
Wauchope being among the slain.
Then followed a long rest, with several successful reconnaissances. On
February 9, Lord Roberts and Lord
Kitchener arrived on the scene and
the flanking movement began.
Wednesday the legislature adjourned when the news came that
four Victorians had been killed and
five wounded at the Modder River
battle on Sunday. The killed were:
W. I. Scott, A. Maundrell, J. H.
Somers and J. Todd. The wounded:
A. C. Beech, H. J. Andrews, F.
Finch Smiles, J. H. Dixon and R.
W. J. Leeman. The city is in sorrow. Mr. Semlin and Mr. Turner
in the legislature fittingly referred
to the matter. Vancouver mourns
the loss of one, Wm. Jackson, and
the wounding of two, H. S. Nieber-
gall and C. C. Thompson. V-*'
February 24, II
John Lyngholm has returned
from Uossland, where he took in
the carnival.
The Dominion Supply Co. recently received a large addition to
tbe stock of groceries and general
Work continues steady on the
John Bull claim at Gladstone, and
the owners have more faith than
ever in the outcome.
It is the intention to connect the
depot with the hotel at Gladstone
as soon as the telephone instruments can be secured.
Victor Monnior made a trip to
White'd Camp this week, whence
he says oreiB being hauled in wagons to the Granby Bmelter.
Work is progressing steadily on
the Dykehead claim on Christina
lake, and $40 rock is being encountered in the incline shaft.
Frank Asprey, of English Point,
was in town Tuesday. He says
there was no let up on the Victoria,
where a tunnel is being driven.
The Phoenix Pioneer has enlarged to seven columns to the
page, and is now the largest sized
sheet published in the Boundary.
B. F. Vancleve, who had been on
a vist to different points in Montana, iB quarantined the other Bide
of the line because he is not provided with a health certificate.
Conotable Darraugh returned
Monday from taking two prisoners
to Kamloops and left the same day
over the Cayuse route for his present headquarters at Phoenix.
Word comes from Nelson that
the portion of the C. P, railway
known as the Columbia & Western
branch will be turned over by the
construction department to the operating department the first of
March, when a material reduction
in transportation rates will be
made. This is certainly gratifying
Construction work on the big
dam at this place has been completed, practically. Wednesday
thirteen or fourteen men were paid
off and discharged. The section
from which the flume will receive
water will not be wholly completed
till the tunnel and flume way are
ready for the laying of the pipe
which will convey the water to the
power house.
Barrister Dickson, of Grand
Forks, was in the city on legal business last Tuesday.
Quarantine Officer Cameron required a couple of travellers to
return to Bossburg this week)
as they had no health certificate, nor would they submit to vaccination.
George C. Rose made a trip to
Texas Point, on Christina lake, this
week. He is arranging to have A.
13. Ashcroft, C. E., survey his preemption, which is located on that
beautiful sheet of water.
Olaf Olsen returned from Grand
Forks Monday, where he completed
details of the sale of one of the air
compressors, formerly used at the
Bull Dog tunnel to the owners of
the Pathfinder mine.
Rev. Father Palmer of Greenwood, was in Cascade Thursday,
and held mass in the hall adjoin*
ing the townsite office. Father
Palmer says he will be here again
during the coming month.
There is an opportunity for some
one of our good, reliable, pushing
citizens to secure the agency of The
Imperial Life Assurance company,
by applying to the Provincial
manager J. W. W. Stewart at Vancouver.
The city council of Spokane, republican in principal, and true to
its trust-combine proclivities and
the tenets of its party, has refused
a street franchise to a telephone
company seeking to compete with
the local monopoly there.
John Middleton, a well known
young man employed at the Gold
Drop mine at Phoenix, was killed
by an explosion of giant powder
last Monday morning. He was
thawing the powder, preparatory to
blasting, when the fatality occurred.
Pieces of the tin cans he was using
were blown into his abdomen and
lungs, and he only lived till Tuesday afternoon.
When the gates were put in the
dam the other day the flow of water below was completely shut off,
and soon thereafter the river channel was drained so that persons
walked on the bed of the river
down through the gorges and canyons, where surging and angry torrents had hold undisputed sway for
unknown cycles. Of course, here
and there were deep pools that had
to be avoided.
The Wm. Hamilton
Syndicate, Ltd.,
Is according to Original
Arrangements to be
Re-organized in March
To this end instructions have
been given to
if j This will give Miners, Pros-
f) pectors, Householders, Hotel-
keepers and Visitors the best
trading opportunities they
ever had or are likely to have.
Goods can be bought at the
following extraordinary rates:
Flour, $1.50 per Sack
Sugar, 14 lbs. for $i
Overalls, 65 cents
Gloves, 50 cents
Uuderwear, $1.25 a Suit.
Boots, $1.00 to $2.00 per
pair Reduction
German Socks 70c a Pair
Ladies' Kid Gloves,
Fownes, $1.00
Flannellette, 3 yds for 25c
And everything else in our big
and varied stock at equally
low prices.
Friends out of town can secure a share of these bargains
by remitting cash with order,
and utilizing express or parcel
post facilties.
N. B. It must be particularly
noted that we cannot guarantee
continuance of above rates one
single day after re-organization.
The B. C. Mercantile and Mining
Syndicate, Ltd.
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February 84, 1900
Sk=��=i L^J L=��*=J L=��t=J \=��A
Hirst |/-sboiTifrfr to <E4scao|c| |  |	
The coming Commercial, Industrial and Mining Centre of Bast Tale.
The Gateway City
Of the Kettle River, Boundary
Creek and Christina Lake Countries.
A Magnificent Water Power of 20,000 Horse Power.
The center of a marvellously 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, th�� Great Pleasure Resort.   For further information, price of lots, etc., address,
GEO. K. STOCKER, Townsite Agent, Cascade, B. C.      Or L. A. HAMILTON, Land Com. C. P. R., Winnipeg, Man.
February 84, IMS
Published on Saturdays at Cascade. II. C,
H. S. TlTiiNKU Editor.
PsrYear    J2.00
Six Months      1.36
To Foreign Countries     S.bO
Advertising Kates Furnished on Application.
The Record is on sale at the following places:
Simpson's NewsUnd Uossland
Linton llros Uossland
Thompson   Stationery Co , Nelson
<H, A. King & Co  Greenwood
K. F. Petrie Orand Korks
John W. liraliani k Co Spokane, Wash.
Cascade Drug Co Cascade
Wm. Meadows     Cascade
If there is a blue mark in ������������������
this square, your subscrip- Z Z
tion is due, and you are in- % 1
vited to remit. X++9+Z
The "Dandy Coons," the Rossland minstrel troupe, have
been engaged to appear in the Auditorium at Spokane, Feb. 26,
The Board of Health of Spokane
has issued an order that every man
woman and child in the city, who
has not already submitted to it,
must be vaccinated forthwith.
Wont there be a lot of "Oh, My
Arm 1" people in that, city ?
The noisy Joe Martin, who seems
to think that vindictive spleen-venting is of more importance to his
constituents than anything else,
was heavily set upon the other day
when he tried to get a committee
appointed to rake over Carter-Cot-
tons's life history, in order that
some former act might be made to
redound to his discredit.
Lloyd A. Manly, mayor of
Grand Forks, is on his way to Otta
wa for the purpose of aiding the
procurement of a charter for the
Kettle River Valley railway from
the Dominion government. The
matter will come up about the 15th
of next month, and has already
been reported on favorably by the
legislative committee to which it
was referred.
The beauties of the tariff idea are
fitly illustrated in the statement
that the Carnegie steel company
made a net profit of $21,000,000
out of their "protected" business
last year. The U. S. government
was forced to pay that concern
from $500 to $600 per ton for
armor plate, the real cost of which
was only about $125 per ton,
The proposition to review the
inquiry into the Jameson raid matter, in the Imperial parliament is
very spiritedly opposed by Jos.
Chamberlain and the ministerialists. It is fought against something in the same manner as the
Armour beef contracts investigation
was fought by the U. S. government officials involved. If Mr.
Chamberlain is wholly guiltless in
the Jameson raid affair as he insists, why does he oppose an investigation into the matter ?
Gordon B. Corbould, who is
represented as missing from   the
British Columbia company in
South Africa, is son of Gordon E.
Corbould, barraster-at-lavv and police magistrate of New Westminster, and was a student-at-law before volunteering for service at the
front. We hope yet to hear of the
safety of the gallant young fellow.
The depression caused by the
temporary closing down of a few
mines in the Kootenays and
Boundary country iB more than
offset by the settlement of the labor
troubles in the Slocan district and
the resumption of work there.
Kimberly has been relieved,
Cronje haB fled northward and the
invasion of the Free State by the
British troops has begun. That
sounds as it ought to.
Small pox seems to be swinging
around a wide circle. It has invaded Toronto, Montreal and other
eastern Canada towns and cities.
There are no cases in the Boundary
and only four in the Kootenays.
The superabundance of political
and legislative power enjoyed by
Vancouver and Victoria is liable
by the re-distribution measure, to
be trimmed down some, especially
in the case of Victoria. The redistribution proposed, while allowing the Boundary a representative
does not numerically increase the
membership of the provincial house.
Both Vancouver and Victoria have
four members. The new ridings
created by the bill will consist of
portions of former ridings, one of
which will include this section of
the Boundary country, and be
known as South Yale. West Kootenay is to have six members instead
of four. The Boundary district is
cut off of Kootenay and attached to
Yale, which will have four members instead of three, and the ridings will be known as North, East,
South and West Yale.
Both Phoenix and Greenwood
now have their ways electrically
illumined. We mean their thoroughfares, not in a moral sense.
Mr. G. K. Stocker was detained
at his home by illness the fore part
of the week, but is now on deck
guiding the ship of state (locally
speaking) as usual.
Mr. John Love, representing the
Consolidated Stationery company
of Winnipeg, is making a tour of
the Boundary country, and made
The Record a call Wednesday.
John Earle, proprietor of the Cascade sawmill, shipped a carload of
seasoned lumber to the Grand Forks
sash and door factory last week,
and expected to ship another car
this week.
The first sections of gates were
placed in the big dam Tuesday,
which raised the water some ten or
twelve feet, about three hours being consumed in the raising of the
back water to that extent.
Two stage horses formerly owned
by Brockman & Lay, but which
were held by Mr. Rose, the customs
officer, for about $90 unpaid duties,
were purchased by Mr. J. A. Ber-
toiB of the B. C. Stables.
The Boundary country will be
connected by wire with the Similkameen as soon as the Western Telephone and Telegraph company secures a franchise, in the way of
which no difficulty should be placed.
With the coming of spring and
the continued promising mining
outlook both in this vicinity and
throughout the Boundary, our
citizens are becoming hopeful and
confident. We hear that the Black
hotel will be reopened, and other
business houses will go at it with
renewed activity.
Mr. Stanley Mayall, of the B. C.
Mercantile and Mining syndicate of
Cascade, made a business trip to
Rossland and Nelson this week, going Tuesday and returning Friday.
Last Sunday's Spokesman-Review
contained a letter from Mr. Mayall's
able and caustic pen that furnishes the Rev. Kruger, who announces himself as a nephew of Oom
Paul, a few nuts to crack that will
afford the pro-Boer reverend gentleman considerable exercise we
opine, if he undertakes the task.
For two days a steady stream of
men has been flowing into the
Slocan from this direction. On the
morning train yesterday as an instance in point, twenty-nine men
purchased tickets for points in the
Slocan. This is probably an
average figure for each train departing on Sunday and Monday. The
C. P. R's. freight business in that
direction is also growing daily. Almost every wholesaler in the city
has made shipments to the Slocan
within the past three or four days.
���Nelson Tribune.
Maps of the Boundary Creek district, showing all claims, sent post
paid on receipt of price. $1.50, by
the Record, Cascade, B. C.
Table of Distances From
(Distances figured on wagon roads.)
Bossburg 80
Marcus    88
Uossland 41
Sutherland creek.... 3
Baker creek 0
MoRae creek  8
Burnt Basin  16
Central camp 80
Fisherman creek.... 81
Summit camp...     80
Seattle camp 88
Brown's camp 86
Volcanic Mt 86
Pathfinder Mt 88
Knight's camp 83
Wellington camp ,. .84
Sky lark camp 80
Providence camp.... 84
Deadwood camp ... .86
Smith's camp 86
Long Lake camp.... 39
Copper camp 87
Graham camp 46
Kimberly Camp 88
Halls Ferry  7
Sock Cut 10
Christina Lake   ... 2
Oiaham's Ferry 8
Orand Forks 18
Columbia (TJp.Q F.) 14
Carson  ...It
Niagara 21
Qreenwood  31
Anaconda      82
Boundary Falls 86
Midway SO
Rock Creek  62
Camp McKinney... .70
Okanagan Falls.... 112
Penticton 126
Nelson, .Wash 19
Curlew, Wash 29
Toroda ck., Wash... 41
Republio 60
Gladstone 18
Brooklyn 40
West Seattle.
rpilE only place in the Northwest where the
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Fine building, good board, pleasant and
healthful surroundings, aud the arrangements
admit of the strictest privacy for patients, either
ladies or gentlemen. Tlie Keeley Treatment affords the only safe and sure cure for the liquor,
opium, morphine, cocoaine, chloral, and other
drugs, and also for tobacco poisoning. Parties
interested are Invited to call at the institute and
investigate for themselves. All correspondence
C. H. Nixon, Mgr.
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.,
CSTPT T3V *D*D/"I'd of an Francisco,
Oiil.Lj.DX IJXtVJ D California. Assayers and Milling Experts. To the Mining Public
of the Pacific Northwest: We beg to advise you
that we have opened a branch of our business at
No. 20514 Washington 1st., Portland, Oregon, to
accommodate our numerous clients In the Northwest. As onr name for prompt und reliable work
in tlie past is known in every mining camp vest
of Ihe Hookies, it will guarantee our future success. Our certificates arc invariably accepted by
banks and mining corporations as final. Numerous investors waiting for sound mining property.
We are now ready for work. Send in your samples with letter of instructions and charges, and
we will give yon prompt returns. Our charges
are���Gold and silver, $1.50 Gold, Copper and Silver, 83.00. Coal, Soil and other minerals. $5.00
each, pi?" Check assays a specially. SELBY
BROTHERS, Assayers and Mining Experts, No.
205'i Washington St., Portland, Oregon. Band
Power Stamp Mills for sale���980 complete.
NEW MAP. . .
Christina Lake
Mining Camps.
Price, $1.25, post paid.
Compiled   by JOHN  A.  CORYELL,  P. L. S.
This map contains the latest locations on Sham*
rock and Castle Mountains, ou Baker, Sutherland and McRae Creeks, and in the Burnt Basin.
For sale by
Cascade, B.C.
Certificates ot Improvements.
John Bull and Marinette Mineral Claims situate
in the Grand Forks mining division of Osoyoos division ol Yale distriot.
Where located:���On the East side of Mcliae
creek, near Gladstone townsite, B. V.
Take Notice that I, U. E. Young, acting as
agent for the John Bull Mines, limited, P. M.' .,
No. U12846, Free Miner's Certificate No. IU844H,
intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply
to the mining recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining crown grants
of the above claims.
And further take notice that action, under section 37,niust be commenced before the issuance of
said Certificates of Improvements,
Dated this 27th day of November, A.D., 1899.
R. K. YoUNO, P. L. S.
Young k Burnet, Rossland, B. C. 12
application will lie made to the Parliament
of Canada at the next session thereof, for an
act to incorporate a company to construct aud
maintain a railway from a point on the International Iloundnry Line near Cascade, British
Columbia, thence in a westerly direction following the valley of the Kettle river to a point on the
Boundary Line at or near Carson, with a branch
from a point ut or near Grand Forks to a point 60
miles up the North Fork of the Kettle river, follow.
Ing the valley of the same river.also with a branch
from a point at or near Grand Korks, proceeding
In a southwesterly direction by way of Greenwood
to a point on the International Boundary Line at
or near Midway, with power to the company to
construct, operate and maintain telegraph and
telephone lines, as well for commercial purposes
as lor the business of the company and for all
other necessary and usual powers.
Dated this 2nd day of December, 1899.
For himself and the other applicants. 12 M^^-Jd.. y si
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February 24, 1900
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Third Avenue, 100 Feet Wide. L<
Corner Lots, $150.        Inside Lot:
Terms, 1-3 Cash;
London, Feb. 20.���Gen. Cronje is
in full retreat, with Kelly-Kenny
harrassing him.
The Boers are retiring and Gen.
Brabant's forces are now entering
Lord Methuen'b force has arrived
at Kimberley, having got through
from Magersfontein without fighting.
The Chiverly correspondent of
the Daily News, telephoning, says :
''We now occupy all the hill? to the
right of Colenso, on this side of the
Tugela, including Hlangwane,
which the Boers evacuated last
Sunday night. A successful advance and the recapture of the
railway may be expected.''
The Boers line of fortresses is
broken. The British have achieved
a decided success in capturing the
enemy's position on Monte Cristo.
The Boers, however, effectively executed a retreat, removing their
guns and convoy wagons. The
British had comparatively few
General Kelly-Kenny's brigade
captured 78 wagons laden with
stores, two wagons of Mauser rides,
eight boxes of shells, ten barrels
of explosives, and a large quantity
of stores all belonging
laager, which was beiti]
our artillery when   Ki
patched his messengor.
It appears from advi
that  the   loot   capture
Burghers near Koffyfoi
ed over 3,000 head of t
number of wagons,  1;
were loaded with provini
ed for the relief of Kin
number   of   prisoners
taken.   Heavy fighting
around   Kim be.
is said to  be b
1 Similkameen District.
e flarket
jrner Lots, $100.
Inside Lots, $75.
ie and Six Months.
TRUST CO., Ltd.,
1 Agents,
r r South Africa republic and
O nge Free State. Informa-
n of the determation of the
ritich government has reached the
��� ie department in the form of a
py of proclamation issued by the
ilish High Commissioner for
nth Africa at Cape Town.
Watchmaker, Jeweller and Optician.
Eyes Scientifically Tested
Free of Charge	
Dominion Hall Block,
), where
The latest news from South
Africa is regarded here as of the
greatest importance. The Berliner
Tageblatt says that the war is
doubtless now in the decisive stage
and this view is corroborated by
the utterances of most of the German papers, although the agrarian
organs continue effecting to believe that the Boers have permitted the British to penetrate the
Free State, only to annihilate them
later on.
A special to the Herald from
Washington soys: The Uitland-
ers who have been compelled to
abandon their property in the
Transvaal by reason of the attitude
of the Boers, will be reinstated in
possession should the British con-
.... 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.
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.
February 24, lfOt
Canadian Blood Moistens African Soil In the
Defense of tbe Queen and the Flag.
Twenty brave Canadian soldiers
give up their lives for their country's Hug and Queen at the Modder
llivev fight last Sunday, two are
missing and sixty suffered wounds.
Following  are  the  names:
Western men���Wm. Jackson,
Vancouver;   W. J.  Scott,   Arthur
Maundiel, J. H. Somer and  H.  B.
Todd, Victoria; Toronto men���
Find ley and Manion; London men
���Donegan, R. Smith and White;
Quebec men���Brunswick, Taylor
and McCrary; Ottawa men���Lewis.
Jackson and 0. Burns; Montreal
men���Goodfellow, Lester, Barrie
and McQueen.
London men���Adams and Burns.
Wounded���Vancouver 1, Winnipeg, 2, New Westminster 1, Victoria 4, London 14, Quebec 8, Halifax 4, Ottawa 8, Toronto 8, Montreal 8, sick men captured, 7.
There is an opening for a good
barber in Cascade.
The season of Lenten observances
begins next Wendesday, Feb. 28.
Deputy Sheriff W. H. Cooper has
been in Cascade thiH week, attending to some minor official matters.
The Italian portion of the population of Cascade celebrated the
opening of Mardi Gras week on Sunday last, when the Krewe Nereus
spectaular street parade was made.
One of the new industries to be
undertaken shortly in Cascade will
be that, of brickmaking. There is an
abundance of brick clay of first-
class quality within the town limits,
and different parties are figuring
on the proposition.
J, H. McGregor, with two assistants, has been in the neighborhood
of Cascade this week, making the
finnl deed survevs of the right of
way for the C P. R C<-. They made
their headquarters at the Hotel
On a neat little dodger sheet
printed at the Record office, T E.
Mahaffv, the Cascade clothier, announces that he is going to sell the
stock he has on hand at away down
prices. Better look at his figures
and goods if you want anything in
his line.
Postmaster An��us Cameron has
received a letter from Geo. McKugo,
At the time of writing he was at.
Ottawa, having arrived there safely
with about 200 others. He expects
to start for South Afrirn by way of
Halifax about the first, of next
Rev. Father Palmer informs The
Record that the statements made
in the Grand Forks papers about
Morris O'Connor shooting his
brother are not altogether correct.
That the bruise on Pat's head is
not a bullet bole, but was caused
by coming in contact with the
hammer of the pistol.
W. A. Atchison, of Sarnin,a G.T.
brakeman was instantly killed last
Tuesday by being struck on the head
by a bridge, under which the train
was passing.
The social held by the Mutual
Aid Society last Thursday evening
was a greater success than any hitherto held by the society. The attendance was linger, and the programme was more extensive, varied
and interesting than on any previous occasion. Mr. John Si mpson
acted as chairman.
All who took part in the programme did well. Mr. McCoy's
Scotch songs were liked 60 well
that a special request was sent in
that he should sing another. Mr.
Stocker's Irish song was a leading
feature of the programme. Mr.
Reeves has a very pleasing voice,
and his songs were highly appreciated. The singing of Mrs. Wilcox
was loudly applauded. The two
Italian songs by Mr. Antonio Scarpelli were very well rendered, and
Mr. Ing Yee's two Chinese songs
met with the approbation of all.
Mr. D. D. Ferguson's Gaelic song,
though short, was decidedly interesting, and it is to be hoped he will
give a longer one next time. Besides his Irish songs, Mr. Stocker
sang several others and all of them
were heartily applauded. His reading in the New England dialect
was well received. The instrumental music of Miss Darrow and Mr.
McCoy was a pleasant feature of
the evening's entertainment, and
the recitations by Mr. William
Dalgleish, Miss Jennie McRae and
Masters Willie Walling and Robert
Thompson gave pleasure to all.
After the programme had been
rendered, coffee, sandwiches and
cakes of varied kinds were served
in abundance and enjoyed by all
present. The remainder of the
time was spent in playing such
games as "Earth, Air, Water, Fire,"
and "Toss the Handkerchief."
Old Huckleberry Mountain to the Front.
The past week the Spokane
papers have been giving the mining
properties on Huckleberry mountain considerable prominence.
Hugh McGuire, the promoter of the
Russell Mining company, reports
the mines showing up in grand
shape, assays as high as $112 having been obtained from the Water-
Ion. The other claims being worked are The Moonlight, Bunker Hill,
and Silver King, the properties of
the Russell Mining company. The
Record will give a fuller account of
Huckleberry mountain mines nxet
W' ek.
Customs Officer Rose and Postmaster Cameron have heen furnished with registration blanks and
will take the applications of or fur-
i ish blanks to all parties wishing
to qualify themselves to vote for
provincial and Dominion elective
officers. Every person having residence here should attend to this
matter and get. on the voters' list.
The larger this list tbe greater the
government interest in thecommni
ty, and tbe better its rights and
needs will be attended to.
The Canadian Patriotic fund has
reached the altitude of about $125,-
000, And still it shows healthy
KABffT   fsA^RHBT.
fist; anb Oysters, giue anb ftresseb Poultry
P. GRIBI, r\gr.
Second Avenue, CASCADE CITY.
��iquors, ^Oines anb Osars-
A specialty made 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,      -
Situated at the new town of Gladstone, near the Burnt
Basin Mining Region and only 18 miles from Cascade; 10
miles from Christina Lake. One of the nest hotel buildings between Cascade and Brooklyn. Good Livery Stable
in connection.
The Cascade Sawmill
A large stock of Rough
and Dressed Lumber.
Laths, Shingles, flouldings, Etc
Estimates Furnished and
Prompt  Delivery Made.
Correspondence Solicited.
JOHN EARLE, Prop, ijt ^wre "v-tc^
rvv. ."."'^   vzzdh
-* * **
\f j
February 84, 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 ..
Pe 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.
One British general bas taught I
the Boers a French lei-son.
The militia department has received a cable from Cape Town
stating that Private Moore of B
company, London, Ont., died of
enteric fever.
The Queen has promoted General
French to be Major-General. Gen.
French heretofore has only ranked
as Colonel in the army, with the
local rank of Lieut.-General. Lieutenant-Colonel Kekewich has been
promoted to Colonel for services in
the defense of Kimberley.
A special dispatch fays that several Canadians fell out of the line
of march on Jarohsdal, and are
either killed or captured. Among
these missing are : Private James
Drake, Halifax Riflts; Private Munis, Halifax Rifles; Private J. T.
Walsh, Princess Louise Fusiliers;
Private Woodward, 26th battalion,
and Private G. C. Corbould, 5th R.
C. A., British Columbia.
NOTICE iB hereby given that application will be made to the Legislative Assembly of Ihe 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
Y)ow under development. Look at the immense
���Jh dam, 400 feet long and 50 feet high, now under construction. The flume and tunnel to convey the water will be
16 feet wide, 13 feet deep and 1000 feet long. The water
will be conveyed from the mouth of the tunnel to the water-
wheels, through two iron pipes, each 8% feet in diameter and
2000 feet long, with a perpendicular fall of 156 feet.
Excavation for a power-house is now in progress near
the wagon road bridge, and the excavation alone will cost $10,-
000. Development of this power is now under construction
and will be prosecuted as rapidly as possible. A 10,000
horse power will be obtained, which will be used in developing electrical power to be transmitted to all the mines in the
Boundary and Christina Lake Districts.
Estimated cost of plant, complete, is $500,000.
Beautiful Christina Lake and Surroundings!
The fisherman's delight and the hunter's paradise. This
lake is 18 miles long and from one to three miles in width.
The Mineral 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.
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 tie 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.
Certificate of Improvements.
"Mary B." Mineral Claim,situate in the Grand
Porks Mining Division ot Yale District.
Where located:���In Summit Camp.
Take Notice that I, Issac H. Hallett, Free
Miner's Certificate No. 10510 A, for myself and as
agent for James F. Cunningham, tree Miner'*
Certificate No. 18600 A and Qeo. R. Naden Free
Miner's Certificate No. 14367 A, intend sixty days
irom date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder
for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose
of obtalnig a Crown Grant of the above Claim.
And further take notice that action, nnder suction 87, must be commenced before Jtne issuance
of suoh Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 22nd day of October, 1800.
I. H, Hallett.
That We
Can Do
All Kinds
Styles of
A Test
Of Our
Artistic Skill
Will Prove.
Give Us a Trial.;
HsaK&seHC3esKe3CHK,se3K 8
Fibruary 24, IMS
Dominion ^e
Company o
ARE Headquarters..1
Yyn AIM is to carry the
**'   Best of Everything.
Our Crabe *AS ?R0WN
vMI W **vv to such proportions that wo buy in large quantities, and can make the Hotel Keeper, Mine Owner or Prospector every
inducement to trade with us. If
you should need
Blacksmith's Coal
&or ***"** Powder
Caps or Fuse
In largeorstwall lots, give us a call.
Visiting Cards
Business Cards
Shipping Tags
Statements, Ktc.
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
JMans Drawn and|Estimates
Doors, Sash and all
Kinds of Glass.
Fire Insurance Agency
Geokqk K. Stocker, Agent.
Sing Kee
Expert  Laundryman.     Bundles called for and delivered.
Work done on Short Notice.
Give me a trial.
Laundry at the rear of the Commercial Hotel
Hutch ins &
Are now located in Bosshurg
with ten four-horse teams, and
are prepared to deliver freight
in Cascade, Grand Forks and
Greenwood on SHORT NOTICE.
Orders received by Telephone,
and prompt delivery guaranteed.
Delivered free to
any part of the
This Is Not  Rome but It May Have Many
Roads Leading to It.
A movement has been started to
construct a fine wagon road between here and Grand Forks, says
the Bossburg Journal. This meets
the approval of the county commissioners and they will probably
give $1,000 toward the work. The
Canadian Pacific Railway company
and several mining companies will
also assist. The road is expected
to cost about $7,000.
If a concerted movement on the
part of Grand Forks, Cascade, Bossburg and the Spokane Falls &
Northern railway were to be made,
the wagon road between Grand
Forks and Bossburgcould be put in
first-class repair, and the expense
would not fall heavily on any
parties interested. There are some
fifty freighters with teams, who
could readily be induced to put iu
a couple of days with their teams,
if the proper steps were taken to
insure the co-operation of Grand
Forks, Cascade, Bossburg and the
railway authorities. The great
need in this matter is that some
responsible party or parties shall
take the lead. It is a pity that so important an affair should be allowed
to go unattended to for the want of
some one to take the initial step.
This mad in good passable shape
-ummer and winter would put
thousands of dollars in the pockets
of the citizens of the towns named.
It would keep men and horses in
employment, and not so large a
portion of the earnings of the
people would go to enrich the railway monoply. A ways and means
committee should be appointed, and
compensated for services rendered.
This committee could bring all
interested parties together in initial
action, and something of a decisive
nature could be accomplished.
What do you say, Grand Forks
and Bossburg ? Cascade will do
its share.	
The Greenwood Daily Times has
changed time of publication from
morning to evening. This action
was rendered necessary in order to
avail itself of the best telegraphic
service obtainable.
One hundred and seventy-five
men are reported to be employed in
Camp McKinney.
Spokane Falls &
Northern System.
Nelson and Fort Sheppard Hy, Co.
Red Mountain Railway Co,
The direct and only All-Rail Route
between  the   Kootenay  District
���AND ALL���
British Columbia Points,
Pacific Coast Points,
Puget Sound Points,
Eastern Canada and United States.
���Connects at Spokane with���
O. R. R. & NAV. CO.
Maps furnished, tickets sold and information
given by local and connecting line ticket agents.
Passengers for Kettle River and  Bonndary
creek connect at   Marcus and  Hossburg   with
stages daily.
H. A. JACKSON, Q. P. AT. A.,
Spokane, Wash.
IPacific Ky.
America's Great Transcontinental
and World's Pictorial Route.
The Direct Boute
Prom Kootenay Country
Kettle River and Boundary
Creek Districts to all points
East and West
First-class Sleepers on all trains
from Revelstoke and Kootenay
St. Paul, Sundays and Wednesdays for Toronto, Fridays for Montreal and Boston. Same
cars pass Revelstoke one day eat Her.
Direct Connection via Robson to and Irom all
Leave CASCADE Arrive
16.52 Daily ex. .Sun. 18.05
For rates and full Information address nearest local agent or,
F. E. Troo, 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. lira? Stable,
Saddle Horses for Hire.
Near  Montana Hotel, Cascade


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