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Published in the Interests of the Boundary and Christina Lake   Mining Districts
Vol. II.
No. 45.
One May Carry a Picture of a Friend Upon
His Flesh Perpetually.
This new scientific discovery is
hound to he picturesque and interesting, and must attract universal
attention. A Roumanian chemist
named Dinkeresco has discoverer! a
means of combining the substances
which are used in sensitizing paper
for photographic purposes so that
they can he applied to the human
cuticle without injuring it, and the
skin thus he made a sensitive plate
for the printing of photography.
Dinkeresco's remarkable discovery
ie a combination of photography
and the etching process, aud that to
some extent the image is "bitten"
into the cuticle.
At any rate, the impression is permanent, the image is clear and distinct, and the skin is not made a
negative, but really a sort of sensitized! paper. The impression does
not wear away with the changing of
the tissues and the renewal of the
surface of the skin because the substances or changes which have been
produced by the process of photography are renewed according to
the mollifications produced hy the
"biting" process, just as those of a
tattooed outline are. And whatever
the mechanical means employed,
the results are remarkable. By this
means every human being becomes
a sort of photograph album. The
likeness of his friends, landscape
views associated with his childood
or with sijnificant events in his
life, portraits of the great men and
heroes whom he admires, aud many
other things may be reproduced
beautifully aud permanently on his
Chief   Health   Officer   Montzambert   Visits
Dr. Montzambert, Dominion
chief health officer at Ottawa, with
his son, arrived in Rossland Saturday night from Dawson and British
coast cities and Seattle, on his inspection tour. The du.ties of his
office require him to make such a
tour periodically throughout the
He at once called on Dr. A. C.
Sinclair, the Dominion quarantine
officer of that district, and for the
first time he was informed to his
astonishment that quarantine had
been raised some time ago at this
point. He called up hy telephone
immediately the Boundary quarantine officers at Grand Forks,Greenwood and Midway, and was told
by them th.it quarantine was still
maintained and that no order had
been received to have it removed.
Quarantine is ordered to be maintained along the coast of British
Columbia and to he continued in
the Boundary country, until Dr.
Montzambert returns to Ottawa to
confer with the department representing the whole matter.
Dr. Montzambert seemed deeply
dxeicised that in coming to Rossland, "the gateway into the interior
of British Columbia,'' as he said,
quarantine regulations had been
varied during his absence in the
North, while it was maintained all
over the province elsewhere. He
found smallpox prevailing in Seatte
and other Washington centres,
though of a mild type.���Rossland
A Most Delightful Outing Home  For Those
Who Desire It.
The new C. P. R. house boat
which is now completed and ready
for occupation has heen visited by
a large number of Nelson people,
all of whom declare it an ideal outing home. The boat is completely
furnished in every respect. The
four state rooms with their four
double and four single bertha are
equipped with every thing one
would desire iu a bedroom at home.
In the dining room is all that a
dining room requires, silverware,
glassware, etc., and the room itself
is sufficiently large enough to accommodate any party that could
travel on the boat. The kitchen,
too, is complete, and in fact, there
is nothing lacking anywhere. All
of the rooms are carpeted and the
hallway is laid with oilcloth. Upstairs you are in the open air, with
an awning to shield you from the
sun and a hammock if you would
lay down and read and rest. No
more delightful place to spend a
week or two, could he imagined,
provided, of course, the boat is
anchored in some one of the thousand beauty spots of Kootenay
lake. Nowhere, perhaps, in the
Dominion of Canada is there a
body of water offering to the man
of the reei and the fly or he of the
gun such inducements as are offered anywhere on Kootenay lake
and nowhere are there more delightfully secluded places than can
be found here. And it is to give
the visitors the opportunity of seeing all this, under most pleasant
conditions, that the C. P. R. bas
caused to be built this house boat.
It is to be rented to parties and at
a figure which makes it within the
reach of everyone who can afford
an outing. The boat itself will
rent at $5 per day, with a minimum
charge of $20. It will be towed to
any point that can he reached from
Nelson at the regular towage
charge of 50c a mile, with  a  mini
mum towage charge of $5. All
that those who rent the boat have
to do is to stork it with eatables and
drinkables. Nothing else is required by them unless they desire
a servant and this the C. P. R.
officials  will  undertake tn secure
for them.
������ 1���
Engineer Wm. Anderson was in
Nelson a few days of the past, week.
The Misses Grant of Gladstone
were in attendance at the social
Thursday night.
Ties are being gotten out at the
sawmill for a railway track to be
run through the commodious yards
at the new site.
The church social given in Montana hall Thursday night was attended with the usual gratifying
success and enjoyment.
Rev. Mr. Ba/ton will preach his
farewell sermon to-morrow night,
and will return to his studies in
Toionto some time next week.
A. C. Scott, the harber, who recently pre-empted a portion of the
abandoned Graham homestead, has
moved onto his new premises.
Mr. and Mrs. V. M.mnier and
their guests, Mr. and Mrs. Louis
Bertonneau, of Spokane, were visiting in Greenvvoi d this week.
The Philippine war has cost the
U. S. government $186,678,000, and
about 2,500 soldiers' lives, and
what has it got for this enormous
Mr I. Langley, whrt had been in
the tailoring business the past year
or more, left for his former place of
business in Winnipeg, Wednesday.
He was accompanied by his son
The salmon are running quite
freely in the river at present. An
Indian on Thursday took five out
of the water weighing 20 to 30
pounds each. We did not learn hy
what method
It is a matter for profound gratu-
lation throughout British Columbia that the C. P. R. authorities
permitted the government to appropriate any money at all from the
public, treasury for the improvement and building of wagon roads.
The road hetween here and Gladstone parallels the railway line,
hence no appropriation need he
looked for to improve that.
Chinese Patriotic Fund.
Vancouver, Sept, 11.���The British Columbia Chinese to-day cabled
$20,000 to China to assist in defraying the cost of raising a reform
army for the purpose of protecting
the Chinese emperor.
Galveston and Othei  Towns   on   the   Gulf
Coast Swept Away.
Last Saturday one of the most
destructive storms ever known on
the continent swept the coast of
the Gulf of Mexico, the city of Galveston, Texas, being the greatest
sufferer from it. Thousands of
lives and trillions of dollars worth
of property were lost. The loss of
human lives will, when the horrors
of the catastrophe are fully known,
reach into the thousands���between
three and four thousand. The
property loss ii estimated at between $15,000,000 and $20,000,000.
To get tbe bodies of the dead removed before pestilence set in they
were taken out to sea and thrown
overboard, many of which washed
ashore again. Galveston is located
on an inland sand bar only six or
eight feet above the gulf tide level,
and was swept by raging waters
from both sides.
Owing to depredations by ghouls
martial law has been established to
prevent robbery of the dead, ears
and fingers being cut from the
corpses by vandali6ts to obtain
valuable jewels. The scene of disaster beggars description. Aid is
pouring in from all over the
The C. P. R. is negotiating with
the Townsite company for the purpose of completing arrangements
begun some time ago to acquire full
title to a smelter site in Cascade.
It is only a matter of exchange of
local property interests. There is
no foundation for the rumor that it
is a move on the part of the railroad to block right of way against
proposed opposition railway enterprise. This question is in no wajr
involved by the transaction.
Victoria boasts of a Chinatown
all its own. September 7th on
our calendar is August 15 on ihe
Chinese, This date is the occasion
these government pets celebrate the
"Feast of the Moon." While thus
occupied five of them fell out of
an upper story window all in a
heap. This painful mishap caused
much anxiety among the government supporters. It is feared it
may in some way interfere with
international commercial relations.
Lord and Lady Minto "have
came anil have went." Blessed be
the name of the Lord���Minto.
At last reports the tail of the
Galveston cyclone was lashing the
great lakes into fury.
Croker, the great Tammany
leader, bets $50,000 to $20,000 on-
the election of Bryan.
urn ��� ���mm
September 15,1000
The proprietor begs to announce that the
Whole of the Grocery, Dry Goods, Hardware
And other stocks of the
MacRae, Gladstone and Eagle City Branches
Will be brought to
���������G ASC A D E:
And offered for sale
This will ensure buyers by far the
Biggest Selection at Lowest Prices in Town.
Call For Prices.
The English Store.
":J September IB, 1900
The Hon. W. S. Fielding, M. P.I
Minister of Finance, says in effect
that a result of the plebiscite showed 224 per cent electors favouring
"prohibition", 21 j per cent against
and that 56 per cent didn't care a
shebeen anyhow.
But suppose it had been otherwise, suppose a great majority had
been in favor of making people
sober by act of Parliament, would
they have done any good? Not
one hit of it. The New Brunswick
fiasco alone indicates that, and
scoreB of examples elsewhere, public and private all illustrate it.
Besides which, Tom, Dick and
Harry have no more right to dictate
what Smith sha'nt drink, than
Brown, Jones and Robinson have
the right of so working a feeble
minded legislature as to ordain by
act of Parliament that teetotallers
shall not wear trousers, hut just
struggle through life in frocks���like
the other old women.
neglects his family that no one else
may touch an alcoholic beverage
but once you widen your scope of
examination you find you can
prove nothing at all.
Take recent parliamentary statistics in Great Britain. At Coventry with 558 licenced houses per
100,000 population,the prosecutions
for drunkenness were 91 per 100,-
000. At Bontle with only 132
houses per 100,000 the prosecutions
were 2515 per 100,000.
You see if any particular sect or
sex is to begin legislating with regard to intemperance, where is it to
stop? There is just as much intemperate eating as drinking, just
as much intemperate language as
either and all other kinds of excess
to hoot. It all becomes a question
of survival of the fittest. If a man
be such a fool as to handicap himself in the race of life with a
stomach full of whiskey and a head
full of snakes so much the better
for the man who has the decency
and self respect to avoid such impedimenta. There is an old German saying "Gegen Dummheit ka-
empfen Goetter selbst vergebens."
That being admitted what chance
have narrow-minded teetotalers
and cringing legislators?
Just think of it for a moment.
Suppose there had only been one
house at Bootle, a simple rule of
three sum would indicate about
75,000 prosecutions for the offence
of drunkenness, per 100,000 inhabi
Then suppose you closed that
house by act of parliament and
started, as you inevitably would,
a whole lot of inexperienced people
making their own whisky, neither
words nor figures could picture the
result, Not even a reincarnated
Cruikshank could do it. It would
not be mere drunkenness you would
have to deal with then. You
would have poison and madneBsand
bigamy and murder and stomach
ache and divoce and all other
kinds of luxuries thrown in.
pagne at fifteen and eighteen francs
per bottle are sold���to say nothing
of illimitable and strangely incongruous grog au rhum.
And yet 1 do not hesitate one
moment to say that Brussels is a
more sober and better ordered town
than Glasgow or Dublin. Speaking
personally of three somewhat similar sized cities that I know intimately, Melbourne, Manchester and
Brussels, I would lay it down emphatically that the one in which
there iB most tinkering interference
there is most drunkenness; where
the cost of inebriety is lowest there
is least of it; in short, the more un
hampered the method of distribu
tion the lower the resulting degradation and distress.
If 1, being a free man, wanted
whisky, all the legislation hetween
Ottawa river and the River Styx
would not prevent me getting it,
noteven if I had to burglariously
annex if from a teetotaler's private
supply; and there are thousands
of people in Canada who want
whiskey worse than I do. In fact
I like the very best when I take it
at all.
And anyhow on what basis is
legislation to be commenced or continued? The whole subject is
bristling with some of the most
extraordinary and incomprehensible anomalies discoverable. There
is no more logic in the statistics of
drunkenness and its corollaries
than there is in inebriation itself.
No Bane man can argue as the
average teetotaler might, that because BiliouB Beardsly of Boosyville
gets drunk, batters his wife and
Why too, should Norwich with
611 sources of supply of liquid
damnation, to every 100,000 of her
population only be able to show
87 police court victims, when Liverpool with but 412 can trot out
Why is it that Manchester with
a most expensive license, strict
supervision, rigid 11 p. m. closing
and drinks costing from 3 to 18
cents each, constantly exhibits infinitely more drunkenness than say
Brussels, a somewhat similar . sized
town, where a beer licence costs only
10 dollars, a full license $40, houses
remain open as long as customers
come, supervision is lax and some
drinks cost less than half a cent a
In Belgium, practically a conscription country, there are more
licensed hotels, cafes, estaminets,
brasseries, tavernes, bodegas, etc.,
etc., than there are soldiers in the
Iu one Brussels square alone, out
of 37 buildings, including the Mai-
son (hi Roi and the Hotel de Ville,
which occupy almost half the wall-
space, no less than twenty-five are
licensed for the sale of intoxicating
drinks���at two-fifths of one cent
per glass.
In the same town at Carnaval
time in one building on one night
as much as 5,000 quarts of cham-
In fact, there is no logic about
the whole evil business, except in
the dividends therefrom. I remember an old picture representing a
thirsty toper accosting a surfeited
brother hanging on to the lamp outside a London tavern : "Do they
sell good liquor in there?" he asked.
"Hie���L-look at me for fourpence-
ha'penny," was the satisfied reply. How far would 4^d���nine
cents���go in this country in honest
drink ? And yet, for just a little
more than that sum, say the price
of three glasses of rot-gut whisky
or red-ruin-rum, a man can buy
more agony and horror and oblivion
and general delight���and hell���
than the devil himself could supply.
can republic under the name of
the Transvaal Lord Roberts iB reported to have said : "I have today issued under Her Majesty's
warrant of July 4th proclamations
announcing that the Transvaal will
hereafter form a part Her Majesty's
dominions." Why was this thus ?
Why July 4th ? Was it mere
chance that the anniversary of
the declaration of independence of
the great American republic should
have been made the doomsday of
the miserably unprogressive community undeservedly claiming the
same conglomerate appellation in
South Africa ? Was it so written in
sorrow, in anger or in memory of
the days "When George the Third
was King ?"
It pounds like tbe dead Disraeli,
it may display the hand and mind
of Chamberlain; Salisbury's style
is too transparent, I trow. Anyhow there'll be the devil to pay
when Bryan & Co. get on to the
Someday the teetotallers and pro*
hibitionists who are now posing as
experts on intoxication, yet claiming that they do not know the
smell i?f drink themselves, may
commence to see this. When they
do, when they cease worrying the
sinning and pitiful victim, and
turn their attention to the sinful
causes; when they cease ranting
against all intoxicants, and know
enough to distinguish the vile concoctions that cause the real trouble,
from honest beverages which have a
legitimate-use, then will the general
public see reason in their actions.
When, moreover, they are prepared
to back their newly acquired knowledge by wholesale prosecutions and
harassings of the vendors of the
devil-begotten and hell-distributing
fluid, then will men, and the sons
and wives and daughters of men
rise up and call them blessed.
Prohibition is mere vanity and
vexation of spirit. What is needed
is the placing on the statute books
of laws making it a fifteen year
offence for saloonkeepers to have
on their premises any of the
''knock-out" brands, or failing the
enactment of fresh legislation to
see that existing laws are made
I was born and brought up in a
Lancashire town bordering on
Yorkshire and Cheshire. Consequently I have been for many years
laboring under the impression that
I knew what a ham was. The other
day I parted with $2.20 in order to
acquire a specimen. It was supposed
to be of superfine brand. After
inspection I borrowed a Webster's
dictionary to see what I might be
legitimately entitled to expect.
The description ran thusly :
"The thigh of a beast, especially a
hog, salted and dried." The ham I
acquired, however, must have been
a freak, being composed of the following ingredients : It was assumed
to weigh 12 lbs. Seventeen ounces
consisted of paint and canvas and
greasy brown paper, then came a
coat of whitey-green mould or mildew or verdigris or mushroom
spawn or something similar, after
that a two-inch layer of evil smelling fat, then I struck something
which was, I suppose, the ham proper, about 4 lbs. of it,finally ,of course
course there the bone. That works
nut about 55 cents per pound for
the ham which seems dear in spite
of the quantity of saltpetre in it.
However, I'm not complaining;
indeed, I am very sorry I could not
buy the whole hog or coyote or
whatever the "beast" was, because
I could have resold it to Barnum's
show at a big price. It was evidently a double-header, inasmuch
as, from evidence now in possession
of tuy cats, it can be plainly demonstrated that it had shoulder
joints where most animals keep
their thigh bones.
P. S.���The poor cats have been
sick ever since.
"Tbe smartest looking teller
May be a reg'lar fool���
You're alias kicked the highest
By the meekest-lookin male."
And that applies to bottles   and
beverages also.
In re���annexing the South Afri-
Queen Victoria has traveled little
abroad in the course of her long
life. She has never been in Russia,
Denmark, Austria, Norway, Sweden,
Greece or Spain. Nor has she ever
visited any of her colonies, nor any
part of America, Asia or Africa. THE   CASCADE   RECORD
September 15,1900
Published ��n Saturdays at GaBonde, It. i'.,
Por Vi'iir.
SIX Mnllllis..      1.88
To Foreign Countrlis.,
Advertising Kates Furnished on Application.
// there is a blue mark in 1****1
this square, your subscrip- ��� ���
tion is due, and you are in-1 1
vited to remit. ������������������
Wagon roads. Every time we
des-ire to go a few miles from our
abodes it is not pleasant to have to
travel over a dangerous trail or pay
tribute to the "free hand" despots
On the subject of roads the Vancouver Province haB the following
sensible say:
If one were asked to name the
chief requirement of British Columbia at the present time���tbe first
necessity of the province, taking
precedence over added capital and
augmented population���the thing
of all things most needed to promote development and prosperity
of the province and the happiness
of its inhabitants, the answer, on
the mainland at all events, would
certainly be "good roads."
The "good" might in many cases
be dispensed with, on the principle
thut any roads would be better
than none, but it is lack of these
avenues of communication in almost every direction that, more
than anything else, is retarding
settlement, investment, and development.
Mineral wealth lies dormant; rich'
farming areas remain an untillied
wilderness; the natural capital of
the country continues an unproductive asset, a talent buried in a j
napkin���and all for the want of
It is with full knowledge of these
present conditions and of the fact
that no better investment offers itself to the consideration of the
government, that the Inland board
of trade has taken the initiative in
a "good roads" campaign and in
connection therewith has called a
convention to be held in Kamloops
on Thursday, the 27th instant, for
the organization of a provincial
Good Roads Association.
The movement will unquestionably have the sympathy, as it
should command the co-operation,
of every true British Columbian.
Similar good roads associations
have proven a power for practical
reform in the older province of
Ontario, and no one will dispute
the opportunities for energetic, useful work that British Columbia
presents for such an organization.
"We Want Good Roads," should
be the rallying cry.
In matters of competition between Canadian or English and U.
S. manufacturers, ihe latter are
generally successful by  reason of
the promptness and alacrity with
! which they till an order. So it is in
the development of almost any enterprise. The Cascade waterpower
development work should be Hearing completion in the interest of
tbe investors, instead of dragging
along over years of lost opportuni
ty. Many enterprises which bud
designed availing themselves of
power promised by the Cascade
Witter Power company having tired
of waiting or despaired of its delivery, have provided themselves with
steam plants, which, if not of a
capacity desired, will be made to
serve their purpose, and will to
this extent cut off the demand for
power that might have been supplied from this point at a profit to
the local power company. On account of this delay, what has taken
place in the past will be repeated
in the future, to the great injury of
the local enterprise.
Trouble is 'looming up iu the distance for Uncle Hum in his netv
territorial acquisitions. The Filo-
pinos refuse to admit they are van-
vuished, and it has been discovered
that the Cubans do not take kindly
to his designs and plans relative to
the passage of their island home
into his stoniache, and are .ecretly
scheming to possess themselves of
the scalp of the old gentleman with
striped pants and newphangled
imperialistic ideas under a plug bat.
The onerous war tax, a prospective
large standing army rendered necessary by expansion [olicies and
the likelihood of interminable international complications are causing the conservative following of
the lanky chap much anxiety, as
many of his former staunch supporters are refusing to "follow the
flag" into foreign territory simply
to gratify his longings for imperialistic aggrandizement.
Mr. W. H. Aldrich, manager of
the Trail smelter works, was in
Cascade Wednesday, having driven
down from Grand Forks in the
forenoon. He made a personal examination of the Cascade Water
Power company's enterprise here,
expressing himBelf as agreeably
surprised at not only its magnitude, but also at the completeness
and thoroughness of the work already accomplished. His visit and
personal inspection of the dam and
flumeway may be the first step in
the direction of an important deal
soon to be consummated here, and
it may have no significance whatever. However, were we so inclined
we could make the incident a basis
for a big boom story that might
please aud encourage the local
reader, but we prefer to await a
more substantial foundation. The
smelter scheme has been fully
"worked" heretofore. Mr. Aldrich
wasoneof a party of railway officials
and machinery men paying the
Boundary a visit, and he rejoined
the company on the east-bound
afternoon train.
The Dominion Health Regulations are peculiar. There is supposed to be a general quarantine
still in operation in this province,
as will be seen by an extract printed in another column relative to
Chief Health Officer Dr. Montzambert, of Ottawa, While health
officers are on duty at Greenwood,
Midway and Grand Forks,Cascade,
a prominent point of entry from
tbe United States, against which
country the quarantine iR mainly
placed, is left unofficered. However, we do not urge the appointment of an oflicer at,this place, for
we consider it unnecessary, and
decidlyso in the towns mentioned.
Establishing quarantine regulations in towns remote from the
boundary line and lea vine the
towns on the line, as at Carson and
Cascade, open to free entry, seem
to be queer methods.
Certificate of Improvements.
"WAKE" Mineral Claim, situate In the Grand
Forks Mining Division of Yale District.
Where located���summit Camp-
Take Notice that 1, Albert IS. Ashorott, acting as agent for John Doughy Free Miner's
Certificate So 118,118, Thomas McDonnell,
Free Miner's Certificate No.   1389,507, Samuel
Brnil r, Kree Miner's Cerlilleiite No.  IW.Ittti,
Arthur N. lvilv, Kree Mliier's Certificate ml
��9.691 and Gerald T. Hodgson, Free Miner's Certificate No. IKU.THM, intend sixly days from
date hereof, to apply to tho Mining Kccoider
for a Certificate ot Improvements! for the purpose
iifiiiiiainiiig ii Crown (Irani or tin- above Claim,
Aud further take notice that notion, under section 87, must be commenced before the issuance
of suoh Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this Slid day of August, IUU0,
AI.Hi'Utl' E. ASHCROFT, P, L. S.
Fire Insurance Agency
George: K. Stockeb, Agent.
Laser Beer!
Brewed Especially for Export.
Warranted to Keep in Any Climate.
W. M. WOLVERTON, Manager.
The Store for Best Goods
Lowest Prices	
Staple and Fancy Groceries,
Canned Goods a Specialty.
Gents Furnishing Goods,
And everything else usually found in a well-stocked store.
Fresh Supplies Constantly Arriving.
Excursion Parties
and Freight
Carried to Order.
Wave the Flag at the foot of the Lake when you
desire either Steamer or Rowboats.
A A A A A  hX    Al lift     1    f     Jw h*\   mtnt %m\   Af ImX    Sit hS
September 15, 1900
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moving events in the growing Boundary and Christina Lake sctions, there is
only one way to accomplish it, viz:
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crowd and subscribe to..
���e 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.
The Philippine archipelago in
now in its typhoon season.
Persons going to Grand Forks to
escape the ennui of Cascade will
find little relief.
Six members of Strathcona Horse
were killed on the 7th instant, all
from the territories.
Hon. Smith Curtis has heen in
the Boundary this week, passing
up the line Tuesday night.
A tidal wave on the Texas coast
of the Gulf of Mexico has destroyed
thousands of lives and millions
worth of property.
The Fifth Regiment band is to
be sent from Vancouver to England to escort the returning first
Canadian contingent home.
There is talk of another smelter
nt Northport, which will be built if
Jim Hill succeeds in getting a railway line through from Republic
by way of Cascade and Pierre lake
lo that point. Of course the C. P.
R. "free hand" policy will prevent
this if it can.
Baron Sudley is exhibiting a
touch of Yankee dash again. In
1893 he failed with liabilities at
��460,273, paying only ten pence
per pound. He haB again "gone
fluey," this time with liabilities
placed at ��79,688 and assets figuring up ��260.
Following is the latieet list of
missionaries who have gone to join
the silent majority by the Boxer
route: Rev. and Mrs. C. W. Pierce
and daughter Florence, Rev. and
Mrs. E. B. Atwater and two children, Rev. and Mrs.  I).  H.  Clapp,
Rev. Geo. L. Williams, Rev. T. W.
Davis, Miss Bowen Bird and Miss
Mary L. Patridge.
Two women are supposed to control the destinies of nearly half the
population of the earth���Queen
Victoria, to whom 400,000,000 owe
allegiance, and the empress dowar-
ger of China, whose vassals number
considerably over 300,000,000. It
seems a pity the lady of the Orient
is not of the gentle disposition of
Great Britain's honored queen.���
The assignment of Hon. Hewitt
Bostock was a great surprise to his
many admirers. It is said, however, that he has ample assets to
pay all his indebtedness, nnd that
the assignment was for the purpose of securing time to realize
from property in his possession
sufficient to enable him to meet
liabilities and stand off those who
would mercilessly grab for their
pound of flesh.
The steamship Elihu Thomson
arriving from Nome brought 200
passengers, many of whom are
without means. The Thomst n
sailed from Nome August 28th, and
her officers report conditions but
little changed. There are about
15,000 people there^ many of them
in destitute circumstances, and as
winter approaches much uneasiness
prevails among the unfortunates,
as they can see no prospects of get-
ing away and nothing ahead but suffering and perhaps death. The terrible conditions in Nome are due to
the reckless boom publications by
newspapers in the interest of transportation companies who make
fortunes out of the deceptions thus
prncticed t n the unwary public.
The Yale-Columbia  Lumber Co.,
Rough and Dressed Lumber, Lath, Shingles,
Mouldings and Turnings.
Principal Hills at CASCADE, B. C
The Wm. Hamilton
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
Shoes, Etc.
A Test
Of Our
Artistic Skill
Will Prove.
Give Us a Trial.
September 15,1900
j Dominion Supply Company j
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i A Full Assortment oi Staple andEancy ii
Timers' Supplies, Hay, Oats, Coal, Etc
iPflTanT    MflfllV'lTiaa    We have just laid in an EXTENSIVE LINE of STANDARD PATENT+
���� dlijlll    lU."U.lt'lllt5o.   Medicines, of the kinds most in use and demand, and possessing curative powers.
When you need medical aids come and see what we have.
Lieutenant Lawlor Killed.
Toronto World.
Lieut. Jack Lawlor, owner of the
big Lawlor Building at the northwest corner of King and Yonge
streets, has been killed in South
Africa. He was an officer of the
6th Inniskilling Dragoons, which
belongs to General French's division.
Lieut. Lawlor was born in Toronto 26 years ago, and his father
Dr. Michael Lawlor of Spandia
avenue, died when "Jack" was a
few months old.
The property at King and Yonge
streets was inherited by young
Mr. Lawlor from hiB father who in
turn had inherited it from his
father. It is now one of the most
valuable locations in the city.
Young Mr. Lawlor had many
friends in Toronto. He was educated in Europe, and took to the
army as a profession. He was here
five years ago and left the impression of a big, handsome and genial
chap that it would be a shame to
Mr. J. J. Foy, Q. C, M. L. A��� for
South Toronto, was his guardian
and the custodian of his legal affairs, and it was Mr. Foy who received the cable from Mrs. Lawlor,
the young man's mother, who is at
present in Dublin, Ireland, stating
simply, "Jack's killed."
Mr. Foy said laBt night that Mr.
Xawlor was a keen soldier and was
particularly well liked by the
friend" he made on his last visit
here. He received the major portion of his education at Beaumont
college, in England.
Among the relatives of the dead
soldier in Toronto are Mr. Frank
Lee of W. A. Lee & Co., who is a
cousin, and Mr. 0. E. Caron of
Gould Btreet iB an uncle.
Whoa, Ball.
An old man in Georgia, named
Jack Baldwin, says the Atlanta
Journal, having lost his hat in a
dry well, hitched a rope to a stump
and let himself down. A wicked
josher named Neal came along just
then, and quietly detached a bell
from Baldwins old blind horse, approached the well, bell in hand,
and began to ting-a-ling. Jack
thought the old horse was coming,
and said: "Hang the old blind
horse; he's coming this way, sure,
and he ain't got no more sense than
to fall on me���Whoa, Ball���Whoa
Ball!" The sound came closer.
"Great Jerusalem ! the old blind
fool will be right on top of me in a
minute, Whoa Ball; Whoa Ball 1"
Neal kicked a little dirt on Jack's
head, and Jack began to pray. "Oh
Lord, have mercy on whoa, Ball !���
a- poor Binner;���I'm gone now���
whoa, Ball!���Our father who art
in���whoa, Ball!���hollow be thy���
gee, Ball 1 gee 1 what'll I do ?���
name. Now I lay me down to si���
gee, Ball I (Just then in fell more
dirU Oh, Lord, if you ever intended to do anything for me���back,
Ball ! whoa !���thy kingdom come���
gee, Ball !���Oh, Lord, you know 1
was baptised in Smith's mill dam���
whoa, Ball !���ho ! up ! murder!"
Neal could hold in no longer, and
shouted a laugh which mijjht have
Oeen heard two miles, which was as
far as Jack chased him when he
got out.   	
The "ally, Sunday, Weekly
Dally Post-nte! fencer.
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���ip, graphic  news  from  nil  parts ^
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The Inrgest and most com- 4
plete  Sunday  paper north  of 4
San   Francisco.     Special   de- ��
partments    of    literature,    of ��
fashion,    of   women's    news, f
Sunday edition, $2.00 per year. J
Weekly Pn^t i !Si:Keruer.,1/,.N ?
All   the  news  of  the  week *d
in    crncise,     de'.alled    form. 5
e ,   The   Weekly . Post-Intelligen- J
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<?*  weekly  on   the  Pacific  coast.
Ask for special premium of
���ers. Weekly edition, $1.00
per year.
ScT.pie Copies i rec.     Write I cr Oiie.
Fort-Intelligencer Co., Seattle, Wish. \
S. P. WESft N, Business Manager. 5
At Rock Creek church Sunday
night Frank Forrest shot and killed
Willis Howard, fatally wounded
Flora Zinn, and then killed himself.
Howard and Forrest were neighbors
and farmers, and both loved Miss
Zinn. This particular Kock Creek
is situated on Shields river, in Montana.
Cascade to Bossburg ! September IK, 1900
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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 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
maammm 8
September 15,1900
Bread's Punishment  Worse  than  Hanging.
The death penalty has been
abolished in Italy, but a fate far
more awful than death awaits the
criminal guilty of offences like that
of Bresci. Joined to his penal servitude is a ten year's term of solitary confinement. A man condemned to this punishment, before
being placed in his cell, iB shut up
in the "secret cell," about six feet
long by four wide, and half lighted.
A few inches above the floor is a
plank half a yard wide and slightly inclined, which serves as a bed.
The food is bread and water, passed
through the little window called the
''spy" by the gaoler, the door always kept rigorously closed. The
prisoner is condemned to absolute
silence; if he breaks the rule he is
subjected to other punishments,
namely, the strait-waistcoat, irons,
and strait-bed. A prisoner who attempts his own life in any way is
put in the strait-waist-coat, and at
night in a sort of sack, in which he
cannot move.
When the prisoner has suffered
the punishment of the "secret cell"
for a longer or shorter time, he is
removed to the cell where he must
remain for 10 years. Its size depends on the construction of the
whole prison. These cells are only
lighted from the corridor, and are
generally about two yards square.
The bed is the usual plank, and
bread and water is the food. In
winter a single blanket is allowed
at night. Silence is still enjoined;
the only concession is the door be-
iug opened a few inches. The food
is given only once in 24 hours. If
the prisoner is sick the doctor can
have him removed to the prison
infirmary, where he is kept in a
separate chamber. Prisoners in solitary confinement can neither read,
write, smoke nor work. They are
condemned to absolute idleness and
absolute silence; they either go
mad or die,
The extra punishment of the
"iron" is terrible. The handcuffs
are joined by chains to similar
rings on the ankles. The prisoner
is seated on a bench the shape of
an ass's back. At night, still in
irons, he can lie on his plank. The
"strait-bed" is a strong wooden case
resembling a coffin without a lid.
At the foot the sufferer's feet are
fastened in a kind of stock, no that
the legs cannot be moved, while the
arms are confined by the strait-
waistcoat. Unless by order of the
governor the prisoner cannot be
moved, and the gaoler has to feed
At the exposition lvcenily held in
Toronto there was on exhibition a
woman 33 years of age, a native of
Cuba, and weighing only 174 lbs.
Her height is 26 inches.
In Zante, one of the Ionian Islands, there is a petrolium spring
which has been known for nearly
3,000 years. It is mentioned by
HerodotUB. I
Black Eye Foi C. P. R.
Toronto Telegram.
By a majority of one or two vot>s
the British Columbia legislature In-
decided to charter the Kettle River
Valley railwiiy despite the opposition of the C. P. R. The chartering of an independent line to Grand
Forks is the first black eye which
the C. P. R. has received at fie
hands of a Canadian legislative
body for many a long day. An
opposition which stood by the people seems to have been real \
the foundation of a successful attack on the C. P. R. monopoly.
The opposition tas recruited by n
sufficient number of government
supporters to pass the charter for a
competing line. When the corporations do not own both government
and opposition, as at Ottawa ami
Toronto, the fight for public rights
is not always a losing battle.
Gold Commissioner Kirkup has
appointed C. A. Sloess of Columbia,
to look after the building of the
bridges, and says that the government is to appoint a man as road
commissioner for the whole of the
Kettle river district, but he does
not know as yet who this man will
be. Whoever he is he will have
charge of the construction of all
roads and trails of this section, including the road to Franklin camp.
Mr. Stoess will have absolute
charge of the erection of both the
bridges across the river at Columbia, and the bridge over the North
Fork at some point near Eagle
City. The matter of selection of
site and everything pertaining to
the bridges in any way will be left
to him. bis only instructions being
to see the work done in the best
possible manner for the money appropriated.���G. F. Gazette.
The annual report of the Geological Survey for 1898 has been issued.
It shows that the grand total of
mineral production of Canada in
1898 amounted to $28,661,010. The
production in the previous year
was $26,661,430. The value of metallic mineral was $21,705,854, and
non-metallic $16,655,156, the balance, $300,000, being the estimated
value of products unspecified and
Last Monday H. H. Forrest, of
Winnipeg, Dominion government
inspector of railways, arrived in
town with Roadmasler Johnson, of
the C. P. R. for the purpose of inspecting the branch from Phoenix
to Eholt. The gentlemen took a
handcar from here to Eholt. Mr.
Forrest also inspected the Dead-
wood spur and the line from Greenwood to Midway. The inspecton
is taken as an indication that the
C. P. R. will shortly begin running
a passenger coach into Phoenix
and also to Midway.���Phoenix
A qualification for police duty���
must be able to walk while sleeping.
We do Business in Grand Eorks.
White Bros.,
Bridge Street,   GRAND FORKS
Watch repairing a specialty.
��� mm .   -
%��T Leave your repairing orders at this office
Drugs and Stationery.
We carry an up-to-date
and complete stock.
H. E. Woodland & Co.
Johnson Block,
Clark & Son,
Sell Everything Hen Wear
W. E. Megaw,
General Merchant
Makes a Specialty Fine
Fisher lllock, QRAND PORKS.
New and Second-hand
....Bought and Sold....
Bridge Street, Near Custom House,
City Barbershop
Everything neat, clean and  convenient, and
workmanship the best.
Robert Prebilsky,
Mrs. M. F. Cross
Miller Block, over Woodland's Drug Store.
When Shopping
in Grand Forks don't forget
Druggists and Stationers.
Proprietress JOHNSON BLOCK
First Ave..      Grand Forks.
Rooms 50c and up.
i Or rather, your old boots
J. and shoes, do they need
T repairing; or would you
I prefer something new���
IJ made to order? Anyhow, cull on
Wm. Dinsmore,
Spokane Falls k Northern Railway Co,
Nelson k Ft, Sheppard Railway Co.
Red Mountain Railway Co,
Canadian ^
^Pacific Ky.
The only all-rail route between all points east,
west and south to Rossland, Nelson and intermediate points; connecting at Spokane with the
Great Northern, Northern Pacific and O. R. k N.
Connects at Nelson with steamer for Kaslo and
all Kootenai lake points.
Connects at Meyers Falls with stage daily for
Republic, and connects at BosBberg with stage
daily for Grand Forks and Greenwood.
10:35 a m     Spokane 7:10 p m
11:40 p m     Rowland 6:00 p m
9:30 a m     Nelson 8:00 p m
9:45 ii ni     Spokane 7:05 a m
10:00 p m     Rossland 6:30 a m
General Passenger Agent.
EAST-Past Daily Train-WEST
With Improved connecting service to and
Kootenay and Boundary
First-class sleepers on all trains from Arrowhead and Kootenay Landing,
Tourist cars pass Medicine Hat daily ���. ...
Paul, Saturdays for Montreal and lloston,
Mondays and Thursdays for Toronto. Same
cars pass Revelstoke one day earlier.
18:39 Leave        Cascade City        Arrive 20:23
For rates, tickets and full information, apply
to Agent, Cascade City, B. C, or
W.F. Anderson,      E.J.Coyle,
Trav. Pass.Agent, A.G.P.Agt.
Nelson, B.C.    Vancouver.B.C.


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