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THE CASCADE RECORD
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The- snow road from Me.yer.8 BjBllsr
to  Republic is now  beingi.used.to
some extent. ""
G. W. Williams, ,ptQp,ue1;p,r ot
the Kettle-l-U"\HiP'i��l*geiii��i^ ^to|*ped
in Cascade bVlWurVday/��'' ��*W
"Hitiffle'l prdp'tfietors* were scarce in
town last Thursday, as they j were
nearly all at Grand For.kj. t,o. ,at-
tentV'theisitting bin thai-.licensing
board.
John R. Reavis came in^M^ijday
night from Spokane, and went to
1ook"'b've'ri'RelpulH1jlc"eamp from a
journalistic point'of view.
George Tunstall, manager of the
Hamilton .Powder Co's branch at
Nelson, has been taking orders
from Boundary mining men this
week.
0. G. Fredericks, proprietor of
the Commercial hotel, leflthis week
for Helena,r .Montana, where his
wife is sick. Tie ex pec fVtro'return
'after' thVChr is tufas" 'Wbltd'aVs.
Nelson and. Rossland -papers are
telling nowadays about the great
tide of travel into the Boundary
country, and how it is not always
easy to secure accommodations.
Mrs. A. H. Dawson, wife of the
proprietor of the Criterion Hotel at
Grand Forks, stopped in Cascade
Monday night, on her return with
her children  from a visit to Eng-
lajtfi.   .
Barry & Hepburn have built a
foaktery1'"irt the"'reap"of the Curtis
cash grocery, and are now ready to
deliver bread to'any part of the
city. , .Tjjey, .are old hands at the
business.
C. J. Eckstorrn, manager of the
Railroad Headquarters hotel, has
just completed a commodious bunk
house adjoining the hotel, with
sleeping accommodations for 75
men.
Rev. J. A. Wood, of Kaslo,
Methodist missionary for southern
Kootenay, passed through the city
on-'Wednesffnyi' 'He'sa^s a preacher
of his denomination ''has' been
ordered from the east to lo'cate'here:
No word has yet been received
from Constable Darraugh, of Bur-
ten City, who was recently ordered
by the attorney-general to take up
his residence at Cascade. He is expected to turn up any day.
Right of Way Agent H. T. Wil-
gress, accompanied by Assistant
Land CoruinjsBioner Griffin, of the
C. P. R., were in the city last Thursday. L. A. Hamilton, who was ill
at New Westminister, has returned
to Winnipeg.
The B. C. Syndicate, as will be
noted elsewhere, have started a new
branch store,.thje,-.time at 54jn,tcn,
on the lake. Mr. W. H. DJehrowe
is in charge. This makes four
stores run by this enterprising
company.
The B. C. Tobacco Co., Messrs-
Watson, Kennedy & Cameron, proprietors, opened up this week on
First Avenue. They will carry*
$7000 stock, and eell at wholesale
and retail. A branch will be opened in Greenwood in the near future.
The boys are hustlers amd will
doubtless do a good business.
H
Nels Hanson Instantly Killed at
Last Evenk M k
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HAPPENED ON l\W��:
Fatality Caused, by, Bad |isc-Tw|(|ier
Accidents and Patient^ Doing Well.'J
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Bad fuse is responsible for the
instantaneous death of Nels Hanson at 5:30 last evening, who was
setting off a blast on the work of J.
A. Sandgn-n almost within the city
limits.
Hanson, with three others, had a
sub-con^r^cj, for. station work from
Mr. Sandgren; and there were nine
others in their empljryf Preparatory for quitting for tne nigVtifHan-
son was touching off the last blast
���an unusually heavy dne,atp.wiU;he
recalled. He had placed two fuses
in the hole, as is the custom, in
case one is bad. As the fatality
proved one was a poor fuse���very
poor ; for when it was lit, and before the other was touched, it exploded the blast, the top of Hanson's head being blown off.
John Nelson was also working
about 25 feet from where the accident occurred, but most fortunately
he escaped with a few scratches.
Constable Dinsmore, of Grand
Forks/was-in^he city at the tim��
the explosion? occufretlc ,&s'-the
telephone line was out of order he
will notify Coroner Smith at 'the
Forks, when he reaches there this
afternoon.
STABBED  NEAR  NIAGARA.
John Lawler and Harry Green
had a quarrel last Sunday, six
miles beyond Niagara, near Fobs &
McDonell's camp, and the former,
who has the reputation of being an
athlete or pugilist, stabbed Green
several times with a pocket knife
Green was brought to the Cascade
hospital, but the wounds are not
dangerous. Lawler is now in the
Grand Forks jail. A hearing was
held this afternoon, but adjourned
until next Thursday, when it is
likely to go hard with Lawler.
RAILWAY NOTES.
The tracklaying machine and
engine have now gotten up the Columbia as far as McCormick's Landing.
Jack Stewart, superintendent of
construction, came over the line
this week, on a visit of inspection.
C. P. R. surveyors have been
setting stakes up to the very line of
the King Soloman, D. C. Corbin's
gigantic copper mine in Copper
Camp.
J. G. McLean & Co. have moved
the entire outfit from their late location near Gladstone and gone to
Goat River landing on the Nelson
& Bedlington line.
Extensive yards have been put
in at Genelle's mill at West Rob-
son, which will facilitate the handling of the thousands of jbet.pf
bpidas-Aimiiers,tu,rueiJ oiit daffy.''
��� Ajpifcn jpnpfcyedat *h^ (fcnelle
sawiiil hkdlhisi aijjm badly torn
while attempting to "adjust a saw
on the edger^Jlis arm was drawn
into the yne^rollers, |nd fles-h torn
.off-from shoulder to elbow. It is
jtlfnigtit that his arm wf|l J>e paved.
l,,l |\ljx. McPherson, of McPHerson
Jlll\TJros"'ife Stout, who have the timber
contracts along-a large part of,the
new railway line, stated to a Rec-
jorrf ma/i this week that the various
'reports pablshed atpululiy'times,
about his' fifni'1 making headquarters at this, that or the other town
town hereabouts, were absolutely
without'foundation.     He further
said that headquarters would be
with the mill, now located'M)#iad-
stone. ,r
Edgar W. Bradshaw, walking
boss for Fobs & McDonell, near
Niagara, was brought to the Cascade hospital last Sunday, having
received serious injuries from a
premature blast on the work the
day previous. It was thought he
.might lose his left hand, but it is
now believed it can be saved. As
Mr. Bradshaw had already lost
his,!r)ight: hand some time before,
the accident is pecujlityly,.. unfortunate.
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.  ��� ; To Locate Permanently,.       ,
%ast Wednesday evening Rev.
Joseph1 McCoy^MI.'A., arrived -in the
citv, and-intends totinake hw home
here. He conies to take charge of
the work of the Presbyterian church
in this city,, having been sent out
by- the^PreVbyterian' Missionary
Boa^d, headquarters ofyjslpich are
in Toronto. Mr. McCoy was lo-
taxed'''in ��� New Brunswick before
being transferred to British Columbia. He is favorably impressed
with Cascade,, and >wHl. .preach
twice tomorrow���at 11 a. m. and
7.30 p. m.,'standard'time,.at the
schoolhouse. .     <
Rev. G. K. Bradshaw. of the
Grand Forks Methodist church,
will hold services at the school-
nouse in the afternoon.
Mail Route to Gladstone.
The enterprising residents of
Gladstone have been endeavoring
for some time to get a mail route
established between Brooklyn and
Cascade, and post offices located at
Gladstone and English Point, on
Christina lake. Inspector Fletcher
asked for tenders from the stage
lines for carrying the mails twice a
week, and they were put in. Wills'
stage line had the lowest bid, but
it was considered too high by the
department. Accordingly new bids
were put in, which it is expected
will be soon acted upon.
If the route is established it is
likely that W. Forrest, J. P., of
Gladstone, will receive the appointment of postmaster, which it is
needless to say will give general
satisfaction.
J. B. Wilson, general merchant
of Kaslo, was in town this week,
looking up a new location. He
says Kaslo is a pretty quiet place
nowadays.
Four Davs' Collections at the Cascade
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THISOFEttlS'NOCA.'aPORT
Importance of this Point at Last Recognized
By MilfisleVlf' Custol
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Preventative Officer George C.
Rose, who has had charge of the
Cascade Custom house since it was
est*blished, Mfceived notice last
Saturday-night by wire thaKhe
hard been (appointed sub-colteetKnr;
and as expected land annd'hncedin
last week's issue-of the Record this,
office had been made a'reg'ulah'snW
port. This was pleasing news to
Mr. RoBe. especially as it carried
with it an increase of salary���a
matter that should have been attended to long ago, if the volume
of business and amount of money
handled here are any criterion.
The telegram from Minister of
Customs Patterson, at Ottawa, also
conveyed the information that Mr.
Grierson now located at Bonner's
Ferr>, had'neen'drder'e'd here' as Hh
assistant This will tterYd ttl'relfeve
the "in t' n'se strain ' ori the small
force���only two���that have had to
handle"the increasing custom's 'business at this' pbint'' ''It has been ad-
solutely out of the question,'PoY the
last few month's,' for"Mr'"R6se to
keep up with* nis office work at all,
although much has been accomplished during,the last week, with
the able assistance of Mr. Shaw of
the Nelson office.
Ae> showing the importance of
the custom house, and the immense
volume of business handled here, it
is interesting to learn that 'the collections for four days of this last
week, amounted to nearly $5,000.
and a check for that amount has
been forwarded to the department
at Ottawa. This should certainly
be sufficient to satisfy the powers
that be that additional help and
increased facilities at this office are
positively needed.
This week Hewitt Bostock, M.P.,
advised Mr. Rose that he had applied to Ottawa for relief for the
Cascade office and that the matter
would   receive   attention   without
delay.
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Hutchins & Wingard of Bossburg,
have ten four-horse freight teams
on the road all the time, and make
a specialty of freight in small lots,
as well as of large contracts. This
should prove a great convenience
to small shippers who have had
trouble to get in goods.
T. F, Gaine arrived in the city
Sunday, and now ha�� his wholesale liquor stock at Bossburg, awaiting the completion of the addition
of his building. As a result, he
has been a busy man this week,
and has crowded the work on his
building as fast as possible. THE  CASCADE   RECORD
Queries and Answers.
Where, oh where, li the Maple Leaf goae ��
Where, oh where, can It be f
For lour brier weeks* Jogged iImk,
Ou inch be iti destiny t
done it the Maple Leaf-lor ever laid at reit.
tl'he name that taaa'd the hope wltoia * patriotic
breast.;
Yet Canada survives the ekoelt, and etiU oar cascades thunder,
The Maple Leaf wai doomed to die -an Igaomln-
loui blunder.
But what, oh what, of the weekly timet,
That robbed the.leaf of itt fame,
/The up, the sugar and all that was tweet.
What hat become of the tame ?
Tli buried with the past���no tomb to mark the
���pot,
Where thingi that are unworthy tie condemned,
decay and rot
>Not e'en to memory cherished, bat dead-forever
dead;
Tit gone to "Oil the long-felt want," uncared for
and unread.
Why, oh why, was the Maple Leaf bora.
If a tudden death 'twas to die 1
Are there none to grieve- none to scorn.
Tell me, oh saga, t��ll me why 1
There are none to grieve, tor grief's no welcome
guest;
The paper leaf Is goae, the maple itlU is bless'd.
-Tit better far to die at birth than live a useleii
lttej
The Maple Leaf that's passed away, but budded
into strife.
Little Man���Little dun.
There wai a little paper that wtt ttarted ia our
town,
But it hadn't very long to live, live, live.
Iwas never going ��p, but always going down,
For of news it hadn't tnythlnf to give, give, give
There wai a little man who tried to make it go,
But with hli beit he couldn't make it stick,
stick, stick,
And sayt he unto hit friend, "There's one thing I
do know,
" That we'll have to give It up very quick, quick
quick."
So they put their heads together, despite inclement weather
And agreed they'd have to closs the business
down, down, down.
And leek another sphere, e're the closing of the
year,
Some more progressive, larger, brighter town,
town, town.
So the enterprising pair, building castles in the
air,
Are departing from our city nigh the lake, lake,
lake.
Our blesslngt we will shower at the richest of
their dower,
And hope they'll never make another break,
break, break.
Pat Kennedy Discharged.
Night Watchman Pat Kennedy,
who shot Sullivan nearly two weeks
ago, while the latter was trying to
release one Miller from the jail,
had his hearing last night before
Justice Rochussen, and was discharged. Dan Buckley, who saw
Sullivan and Dub, gave his testimony and so did James Fitzpatrick,
of Russellville. The latter had
been detained several days to testify
in the case. Officer Dinsmore appeared for the prosecution and
J. H. Good for the defense, Mr.
Kennedy being exonerated. The
hearing lasted from 7. p. m. till
2 this morning.
Fire Wardens Elected.
Pursuant to instructions issued
by Government Agent Leonard
Norris, of Vernon, dated November
26th, to James H. Good of this city,
an election was held last Monday
to select three fire wardens for the
city of Cascade. There were only
three nominations, and consequently no poll was required.
The nominees were: George K.
Stocker, townsite agent; John Earle,
mill man, and F. Elkins, late provincial constable. There being no
other nominations by 11 a. m. the
above were duly declared elected by
the presiding officer. Mr. Good
has duly notified the government
agent of the result.
Plenty of Ice.
The suggestion made in last
week's Record that aome enterprising person should put up ice for
next summer's use, ia being taken
up.
G. W. Worby and Ben Soules
are arranging to build a 30x50 ice
house at the lower end of Christina
lake, and as soon as the ice is thick
enough will store away some 300
or 400 ton* of frocen Adam's ale
for use next season.
B. F. Van Cleve, it is also reported, is preparing to put up 300 tons
of ice, which he will cut from
Kettle river near town. If both of
these plans are carried out there
will be no lack of congealed aqua
pura when warm weather comes
again.
Death from Paralysis.
Henry Gatau died this morning,
at six o'clock, from the effects of a
stroke of paralysis, at the Grand
Central hotel. He had been working for some time at his trade of a
carpenter for Ira Black, and was
engaged to make the coffin for
James Carroll, who died a few days
since. Early yesterday morning
he was stricken down in the rear of
Black's hotel, and was at once
cared for, receiving every possible
attention, but could not survive
the shock. He was well known in
Kaslo, New Denver and elsewhere.
Trouble at the mils.
This last week both saw mills
have been crippled, and surfaced
lumber has consequently been
scarce. The Thomason Mill.across
the river, had its water supply
frozen up again, but this has been
repaired, and the mill is once more
O. K. The Cascade Saw Mill,
while running steadily, is awaiting
the arrival of new knives for the
planer, which have heen wired for
and are expected daily. Both mills
have an immense amount of work
laid out for them.
Jail Contract Let
George C. Rose, at the request of
the attorney-general, has called for
tenders for a jail and provincial
headquarters, and several bids have
been put in. The building is to be
20x30 feet in size, to have 3 cells,
officer's quarters and a convenient
court room. The contract was
awarded this afternoon to N. Robinson for $445.
Divine Service.
Rev. Joseph McCoy, M. A., late
of Toronto, will conduct divine
service in the school house on Sunday at 11 o'clock in the forenoon,
and 7:30 in the evening, Btandard
time. All are cordially invited to
attend.
A. Branson, one of the proprietors of the Cosmopolitan hotel, returned from Greenwood last night.
He will open the Commercial Hotel
in that city on the 23d.
Last night the Travellers' Inn,
the new hotel at Minton, at the
foot of Christina lake, was opened
by Messrs. Eckstorrn & Poole. A
free graphophone concert was given,
including all the most popular vocal and instrumental selections of
the day.
The B. C.
Mercantile
and Minin
Syndicate, Ltd.
i
[OF LONDON, ENGLAND.]
Hold at GENERAL STORE, CASCADE CITY,
The Largest and Most Complete Stock of Hard*
ware, Dry Goods, Clothing, Groceries, Drugs, Miners' Supplies, Etc., in the Boundary Creek country.
Specially Low Rates
'w*^'    Will be Quoted for Groceries in Bulk.     ***��-/
We carry three tons of Rubber Boots of all descriptions
at Lowest Prices.
A carload of Dry Goods just arrived includes Ladies'
Dress Goods, Washing Silks, Underwear, Silk and Merino
Hose, Silk Ribbons, Thread, Velvet Bindings, Etc., Etc.
Two carloads of STOVES have just been added to an
already large and varied stock of Hardware.
AN ASSAY OFFICE and Laboratory, under
the supervision of a thoroughly competent and reliable expert, is attached; also a Public Telephone
Office.
Branch Store, fully stocked, on the Brooklyn road, at
McRae Landing, Christina Lake.
Branch Grocery Store at Gribi's Bakery, Cascade.
All kinds of job printing furnished on shortest notice at the
Record office.
The Taxpayers Association will
hold a regular bi-weekly meeting
next Tuesday evening in the town-
site office.
Monthly examinations were held
in the Cascade public school yesterday afternoon. The school board
also held a meeting last evening,
to consider the needs of the school.
The sleighing got so poor by
Wednesday that the stages began
using wheels again between Cascade and Grand Forks. From
Bossburg the sleighing has also
een exceedingly poor. A few inches
of snow would put it in fine shape.
The erstwhile booming town of
Russellville will soon be a thing of
the past, and go the way of the late
lamented New Duluth, also just
across the line. The saloon fixtures
were being removed to Bossburg
this week.
For Sale or Rent.
FOR RENT-A two story frame home, with
five rooms, located on First Street Eas , Caicade.
For further particular! apply to W.H.HAEQER-
HAN, Commercial Hotel, Caicade,
FOR SALE OR RENT-A Rood iback. 18x10
In size, with itove, eto.   Everything new and In
8ood shape.  Just the thing.  Apply at RECORD
iffloe for particular!.
Spokane Palls &
Northern,
Nelson and Fort Sheppard,
Red Mountain Railways.
The Only All-Rail  Route, without
change of cars, between Spokane, Rossland and
Nelson.
DAILY SERVICE.
Going North OolngSouih
12:27 t.m MABCUS 11:12 a.m.
Train leaving Marcui at 11.18  a. m. makm
eloie connections at Spokane for all
PACIFIC COAST POINTS.
Close connections at Nelson with steamboat fur
Kaslo and all Kootenay lake points.
Passengers for Kettle Rtver and Boundary
creek connect at Marcus and Bossburg with
stages dally.
0. O. DIXON, Q. P. AT. A.,
Spokane, Wash- ���WMBSMMlMaU
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THE   CASCADE   RECORD
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Pair City of Cascade.
Fair  city of Casoades-the gom of the west.
Whom Nature designed as the grandest���the
best,
Shall w�� to whom treasurers so boundless are
given
Not nurture the gift unto us that Is given?
With wealth In our mountains and wealth at our
door,
Ought we cry to the Giver, and yet ask for more.
Or do unto others as we'd be done by,
And work out thut destiny mapped from on high.
Then up, unto arms I Let muscle and brain
Secure the succuss which wr're bound to attain,
If we but resolve the greut things to achieve,
And act as do men who their works do believe.
Oh City of Cascades f Oh region of power ?
Shall we picture thy future or grasp our rich
dower?
Shall we Ignore advantage* Nature galored,
Or, embracing her bounties, leave nothing deplored? *   .
BROOKLYN BUDGET.
A. J. Lapworth has sold out his
laundry and bath house and removed with his wife to Vancouver.
The dining room of the Crown
Point hotel has again changed
hands, Fred Cartoon now being in
charge.
McDonald & Farmer, of the boat-
house, have dissolved, the business
now being conducted by Mr.
Farmer.
All the hotels in town have been
doing a satisfactory business for
the last month, which will probably continue for some time to
come.
Thomas & Greiger, of Rossland,
have closed up the branch of their
wholesale liquor establishment here,
Mr. Thomas having returned to
Rossland.
C. W. McMillan, agent of the
Calvary Brewing Co., has gone to
spend the winter in Toronto with
his family. W. E. Worden, formerly of Slocan City, is now in charge
of the branch here.
Some of the workmen, from subcontracts now completed, are heading towards the new road, building
from Kuskonook to Bonner's Ferry,
but J. G. McLean & Co., are the
only contractors who have secured
work there that had work on this
line.
Storekeeper Mooney, who has
been with Mann, Fol y Bros. &
Larson since the company's store
was established last June, has moved to Goat River Crossing, where he j
has accepted a similar position
with the contractors on the new
Nelson & Bedlington line.
F. R. Crocker's water system has
been frozen up, and made considerable trouble for the proprietor as
well as his many patrons here.
The chief trouble was the freezing
of the intake pipe to the tank.
With his customary energy, how*
ever, Mr. Crocker now has everything in running order once more.
IN AND AROUND CASCADE.
John McLaren, of Rossland, recently appointed chief of police of
Greenwood, is ill at Rossland.
S. P. Shaw, of the custom house
at Nelson, has been in the city
several days, assisting Collector
Rose.
There is a good opening for some
enterpring man to put up ice for
Cascade's consumption next summer.
Niagara is to have a concert
hall, with a seating capacity of
300, work on which has already
begun.
Following the lead of Cascade,
there is talk of placing the needs
of Grand Forks before the provincial government.
Donald McLeod, purchasing
agent for Mann, Foley Bros. &
Larson, spent several days in the
Gateway City this week.
The new wagon road from Grand
Forks to Niagara is one and a half
miles shorter than the old one. It
cost $402.75 to build it.
The Spokane Falls & Northern
have increased the rate on oats
from Spokane to Bossburg 10 cents
per 100, making the rate now 25
cents per 100.
The Greenwood Times states that
the eight-inch pipe ordered for that
city has been either snowed up in
North Dakota or stolen by Montana cowboys.
Dr, Stanley Smith, recently
gazetted as health officer of the
Grand Forks mining division, has
also received the same appointment for the city of Grand Forks.
The Bossburg Journal shows
evidences of prosperity by enlarging to seven columns to the page.
The Grand Forks Miner also appears in the same enlarged form.
Frank Oliver, the well known
contractor, and also one of the proprietors of the White Star hotel at
Niagara, came over from Brooklyn
on the Wills' stage line early this
week.
Travellers from the upper Boundary country report that when the
mercury was dodging around zero
in Cascade, it was 16 degrees below
at Grand Forks and 22 below at
Greenwood.
The Victoria postal division now
has a separate inspector for the
mainland, a Mr. Dorman, who has
been in Inspector Fletcher's office.
The latter will confine himself to
Vancouver island.
Jim Cameron, superintendent of
the John Bull group, near Gladstone, spent Sunday in Cascade.
He speaks in high terms of the present appearance of this promising
gold-copper property.
The Cosgrove Merrymakers gave
a pleasing entertainment in the
Scandia hotel hall on Saturday
evening. The room was crowded
to the doors, and the verdict of the
audience was a most favorable one.
Geo. Keenan, the freighter, who
was remanded to Grand Forks for
embezzling $28 entrusted to him,
was last week sentenced to three
months at Kamloops, by Justices
McCallum & Johnson. Officer
Dinsmore escorted him to the provincial hotel.
John S. Cox, one of the proprietors of the Windsor Hotel, at Grand
Forks, visited Cascade last Sunday.
Since the recent enlargement and
renovation of his house, Mr. Cox
says he has one of the best hotels
in the Boundary country.
William Dobbins, who was taken
from Niagara to Brooklyn two
weeks since by officer Humphrey,
charged with selling a watch for
$10 that did not belong to him,
had two or three hearings before
Justices Cooper and Bull in Brooklyn, and was finally released.
Provincial Constable D. G. Cox,
formerly located at Golden, East
Kootenay, has been transferred to
Niagara. Mr. Cox was in Cascade
last Monday, en route to his new
location. He was first transferred
by the attorney-general to Brooklyn, which wan changed to Niagara
before he arrived at the Arrow Lake
town.
THE DOMINION
Supply Co.,
*        Wholesale and Retail.   Adjoining Commercial Hotel.
We are now in Full Swing
with a Full Stock of	
Boots and Shoes, Underwear, Clothing, Blankets
and comforters, Hardware, Horse Shoes and
Nails, Groceries, Hams and Bacon,
Tinware, Lamps, Etc.
IMF* All at Prices a Little Below the Lowest. JtfB
Time checks taken at par. A. BRBMNER, MGR.
Black's Hotel,
EUROPEAN PLAN.
Nicely Furnished Rooms $1.00 per Night
The bar is constantly supplied
with the finest brands of Wines,
Liquors and Cigars. Best meals in
the town can be had at all hours.
��^BLACK BROS.
Palace giuery ;0arn
Up to Date Livery.
Saddle Horses Furnished
ON SHORT NOTICE.
TYGHE & McKELLAR Props
K2K2K2HK3C3K:
Free Employment
Agency.
Reliable help furnished free. I
am in correspondence with all parties employing laborers in this section of the Boundary country.
Pioneer Store
Is the oldest General Mercantile Establishment in
Cascade. We have always-
catered to the wants of our
host of customers with the
greatest success. When in
need of Groceries, Clothing
Boots, Shoes, Hardware,
etc., give us a call.
W. M. WOLVERTON, Mgr,
CASCADE. B.C.
Club Hotel
QUINLIVAN & ROSS,
Proprietors.
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A good meal, a good room,
or a good drink can be had
at the Club Hotel.
FIRST AVE.,  CASCADE  CITY.
Watchmaker
And Jeweler
*
C. J. Eckstorrn, Manager.
KSS3K2-K3K2K3
H. H. HUFF,
Horseshoeing and General Blacksmithing.
Second Avenue, CASCADE, B. C.
Why have a watch that does
not give satisfaction, or why
wear Jewelry or Diamonds
that are not the richest and
best, when you know the
finest in the land can be had
right here in Cascade by calling on John Dwyer, at the
Club Hotel.
REPAIRING
89
OF  ALL
KINDS
Promptly Attended To.
JOHN DWYER.
G. GIGNAC,
DEALER IN
Fruit, Cigars and Tobacco
Si
Caps, Gloves,  Underwear   and
General Supplies.
m
CASCADE, B. C. 4
THE   CASCADE   RECORD
l! i
NIAQARA NUQQETS.
Two'Italians were arrested here
��� on Monday last, charged with stabbing.
Twelve applications for hotel
lioenses were made today to the
licensing board at Grand Forks.
The citizens have organized a
skating club, and now spend their
evenings gliding along the ice by
torchlight.
The Stewart & McRae building
and corner lot was sold to a Brooklyn firm. It is rumored that the
price paid was $1,200.
L. M. Livingston & Co.'s store is
now completed and part of a car
load consignment of groceries and
merchandise arrived here yesterday.
A gang of men are building a
large log building and preparing
winter quarters for the men who
have the bridge and tie contracts.
A dance will be held in the
White Star hotel on Christmas
eve. A piano left Marcus by freight
team last Friday for the use of this
house.
Mr. D. G. Cox, provincial constable from Golden, B. C, arrived
here thir< week, and expects to reside permanently as our guardian
of the peace.
Beer & Dunlop's office is completed and they are now open for
business. A large burglar and fire
proof safe arrived yesterday. They
are opening a brokerage and safe
deposit office.
A .York & Co. received a consignment of eggs and butter direct from
Manitoba, consisting of 200 cases
of eggs, and fifty tubs of butter,
not forgetting four crates of plump
looking turkeys.
Mr. G. Stabile, the Italian banker, and agent for the North German Lloyd Steamship Co., haB
sold several tickets direct from
Niagara to Naples and other European cities during the last few
days.
Niagara; B.C., Dec. 16.
Hanager Whyte Says So
Manager Whyte,of the Canadian
Pacific railway, has informed a
Montreal paper that his company
has decided to erect a 1,000-ton
smelter in the Boundary Creek
country, and that the work of construction will be commenced forthwith. The point at which the
smelter will be located has not
been decided on, but it is the intention of the company to select a
site that will be convenient to th.
minet. of the district.
It is hoped that this report is
true, says the Rossland Miner. If
it is, southeast Yale will soon be
the scene of great mining activity,
the like of which has never been
witnessed in the west. It has been
proved beyond all doubt that there
are immense bodies of copper and
copper-gold ore in the Boundary
Creek country. During the past 18
months the numerous mineral properties of that section have been
systematically and extensively
devoloped and many claims have
been brought beyond the prospect
stn^e. The dumps show thousands
of tons of shipping ore, and the
workings in not a few instances
admit of heavy stoping. In short
the district only needs smelter facilities to at once become a large
producer of mineral wealth. It
will take fome time to construct
these reduction works, but if the
company commences to build now,
they will be ready to treat the ores
of the surrounding country by the
time the Robson-Penticton railway
is completed. The establishment
of these two conveniences is all
that is necessary, and from thence
on the Boundary Creek country
can take care of itself.
MININO PERSONALS.
D. C. Beach has gone over to
Rossland on business in connection
with his Baker creek claims.
Smith Curtis, of Rossland was a
visitor twice this week to Cascade,
in connection with the contract recently let on the Pay Ore.
Charlie Willarson and Pete Johnson paid Gladstone a visit this
week. They have a number of
claims near Gladstone which they
expect to develop this coming season.
Bob Cramer, one of our best
known and most successful local
prospectors, went over to Rossland
this week on a holiday trip. Billy
Morrison, his partner, is wintering
iu the metropolis.
Mr. C. H. Thomas and Mr. Shep-
pard of the contractor's store, have
purchased the Nemo from Willarson & Johnson. This claim adjoins
the Shamrock mountain at the
head of Baker creek, and has a
good surface showing.
J. A. Seaman, mining partner
with H. A. Denton of Cascade, is
wintering at Mission, near Wenat-
chee, Wash., where he owns a large
stock ranch. Mr. Seaman writes
that he will be on hand early next
spring to assist Mr. Denton in continuing work on the Red Chief
group near Gladstone. Assays
from this property give returns as
high as $28 in gold and 5| percent
copper.
Frank Hutchinson hasquitwork
on the Elmore and gone over to
Rossland on a visit. Smith Curtis
who is assisting Frank in the development of the Elmore goes east
shortly and expects to place the
Elmore or Belcher Co's stock on
the market. It is their intention
to commence operations in earnest
on the Elmore early next Spring.
If surface indications go for anything the Elmore will make amine.
After January First.
On and after. .January 1st the
new customs regulations changing
the forms of oaths and declarations
of importers will go into effect.
After that date importers will be
required to declare that each invoice represents the actual transaction and that the value shown
on entry, not invoice, exhibits the
fair market value of the goods sold
for home consumption in the country of export.
Leased the Stage Line.
Bell & Duncan's stage now leaves
Cascade for Grand Forks at 8 a. m.
instead of 7:30, as formerly. This
concern has secured the Elkins
stable- by lease for a term of six
months, and have sent C. C. Ringel
to Cascade to take charge.
Is a Long Freight Haul.
W. J. Francis started on Wednesday with a team for Penticton,
to get some much needed Christmas goods that a bungling shipping clerk had sent that way from
Vancouver. It was the only way
to get them here in time, and will
be pretty costly to some one.
Cosmopolitan i Cafe.
This favorite resort of the epicure is becoming more
and more popular every day with Mining Men, Contractors,
Railroad Men and the Travelling Public generally. Our
table is supplied with Every Delicacy of the Season. We invite your patronage and know you will be pleased	
GEORGE L. HART, Proprietor.
CASCADE CITY, B. C.
Minton General Store
	
The B. C. Mercantile and Mining Syndicate, Ltd., has opened a Branch
Sto,re, on the Wagon Road, under the management of Mr. W. H. Disbrowe.
���pull lines of���
Groceries, Hardware, Drv Goods,
Will be Stocked at Lowest Possible Prices
Please call for quotations	
Commercial Hotel
O. G. FREDERICKS, Prop.
The Largest and Most Popular Hotel in the city.
Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
First Ave. and Main St.,   -   CASCADE, B. C.
The Dining Boom and Lodgings
Are under the Management of W. H. Haegerman, who has had a wide experience in Catering to the public of British Columbia.   Give vs a call.
Everything Neat, Clean and First Class.
D. D. FERGUSON,
Contractor li Builder.
Doors, Sash and all
Kinds of Glass.
CASCADE CITY,
BRITISH COLUMBIA
Old Curiosity Shop.
Opposite Clarke Hotel, Josephine Street, NELSON, B. C.
New and SECOND HAND Goods.
We buy Anything, and Everything. Call or'drop us. a
line���we can fit you out. Money made by dealing with us.
Write for anything you want.
Dry Wood
Large Stock on hand and
Prompt Delivery. Leave
orders at Francis & Milne's
store.   B.JA.DANA. NMMfeBMi ;tv. :.:      .,
v1
THE   CASCADE   RECORD
IN AND AROUND CASCADE.
Since the Camp McKinney town-
site was put on the market, a few
days ago. a large number oi lots
have been disposed of.
The present owners of the Humboldt, which adjoins the Elmore on
the west, are 1). J. Mattheson and
D. D. Ferguson. They did assessment work on the Humboldt lust
fall and took out some good looking
ore.
The L. T. K. is the name of a
claim just opposite Cascade, over
the river, that was staked last fall
by Bill Lattah, Tom Kellar and
Geo. Cameron. The L. T. K. is a
copper proposition and is supposed
to have the Roderick Dhu lead.
George K. Stocker left on Thursday morning with Mrs. Stocker,
for a business trip to Spokane,
where they will spend the holidays.
On their return, in about ten days,
it is expected that their new residence will be ready for occupancy.
The late Alexander Mason,along
with George Cameron, owned the
Highland Chief, on the Stewart
creek opposite English point. Mr.
Cameron says the claim has a tine
lead on it and thinks it is likely
to turn out well with development.
On Monday the Cascade Drug
Co. moved into the new quarters on
First Avenue. Dr. Schaich, the
manager, is now well settled and
prepared better than ever for his
many patrons. Just at present he
has a tine line of holiday goods
and toys, suitable to the season.
J. R. Reid informs the Record
that his Rossland associates in the
Tammany group, Burnt Basin, adjoining the Mother Lode, have declined to accept the offer of $20,000
for a seven-eighths interest in the
property, recently made by a Butte,
Mont., firm.
Kenneth P. Mattheson, of Cascade, is pleased with the work the
railway contractors have been
doing for him. The railway survey passes over three of his Castle
mountain claims, the Great Western, Paragon and Wigwam. On
the Paragon the railway men have
already crosscut a twenty foot iron
capped lead. On the Wigwam he
has found an iron lead fourteen
feet wide on which he intends to do
some work soon. The best showing
however, is on the Great Western
from which assays giving ten per
cent, copper and $6" in gold have
been obtained.
Perhaps it is not generally known,
but it is true nevertheless, that the
Christina lake district can boast of
having among its residents one of
the best swimmers in the world,
in the person of Charlie Sander.
Charlie is a "typo" by profession
and has held down a case in several of America's big cities. At the
World's Fair he won several swimming championships, and shortly
after emigrated to Christina lake,
at the north end of which he owns
a fine ranch and prospective summer resort, besides a number of
mineral claims. Charlie has a
guest up at his ranch this winter,
in the person of young Joe Lang of
Chicago. Joe, who is an old friend
of Charlie's, is a professor of yard
sticks, having worked for years in
one of the great Chicago depar-
timentals. He was in poor health
when he reached here a few months
ago, but now he is robust and strong
as a young giant. Joe has a genial disposition and is an excellent
musician. Joe says this country is
good enough for anybody as it is,
but if there were a few Chicago
girls around the district would be a
paradise on earth.
Peter Carroll Dead.
Last Wednesday afternoon about
4 o'clock, Peter Carroll, an old
man, who has been acting as porter
at Black's hotel for a month past,
died in that house of pneumonia.
He had been ill for some days with
erysiplelas, but was not thought to
be dangerous. His son, however,
was Bent for to Grand Forks, and
arrived in time to be with his father when he died. Mr. Carroll leaves
a wife and family in Walla Walla
in poor circumstances. A collection was taken up to defray funeral
expenses, and nearly every business man approached donated with
willingness. The funeral took
place on Thursday.
Mr. Carroll was an old hotel
man. Years ago he was connected
with the Merchants Hotel in St.
Paul and later managed the International in the same city. Then
he had hotels all through the Dakota* and finally worked his way
to the Pacific Northwest. He was
well known among the old-line
travellers. He died at the age of
55. *
Know a Good Thing.
Word reached here yesterday
from Gladstone, that a large party
of Rossland mining men had arrived in town, en route to the Burnt
Barin, where they will examine a
number of mining properties. There
is little doubt among those familiar
with the gold ledges of the Basin,
that reports will be favorable.
She���" It must be a terrible thing
to be paralyzed.'' He���" It is.
You feel so mean the next morning."
She���" You were well off before
you married, were you not ?" He
���" YeB ; and I didn't have anything, either."
Ethel���'��� And because you did
not have a nickel to pay the fare,
did the conductor make you get off
and walk ?" Arthur���" No, he only
made me get off. I could have sat
on the street if I'd wanted to."
" And now, little children," said
the Sunday school superintendent,
" if you are good children,some day
you may wear a golden crown."
" Paw's got one on his tooth now,"
chirped the smallest and newest
boy.
" There's lot's o' min," said Mr.
O'Toole, " thot athracts a gred deal
av attention widdout much thot'*
HUbptantial to show fur it." "Thru��
fur yez," replied Mr. Dolan ; " the
loightest man runs up the ladder
fastest. But it do be the wan thot
brings a hod o' bricks wid 'im thot
r'aly counts."
Hutchins &
Wingard
Are now located in Bossburg
with ten four-horse teams, and
are prepared to deliver freight
in Cascade, Grand Forks and
Greenwood on SHORT NOTICE.
Orders received by Telephone,
prompt  delivery  guaran-
and
teed.
GLADSTONE, B. C.
This new Stopping Place, just completed and opened to the
public, is most conveniently located. Jim Ennis and
Tom Flynn, the proprietors, are old hands at catering to
the Railroad and Travelling trade. They will treat you
right, inwardly or outwardly.
ENNIS & FLYNN, Proprietors.
HOTEL GLADSTONE
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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 best hotel build'
ings between Cascade and Brooklyn. Good Livery Stable-
in connection.
FINE WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS."^
JOHN DORSEY, Proprietor.
Levally's Hotel,
Located on the Railway Tote Road,
Three Miles from Cascade City....
This New Hotel is a Favorite with Railroaders and Miners-
Drop in and Sample our Stock of Wines and Liquors.
<^*^ELI LEVALLY, Prop.
The Cove Hotel,
T. J. GORMAN.
Located at McRae's Landing on Christina Lake,
Eight Miles From Cascade.
Restaurant under Management of Mrs. St. John. Bar Well
Stocked and Good Accommodations for Travellers, Railway and Mining Men.
...GIVE US A CALL....
Summit House*
CUMMINGS & CO., Props.
Located about half way between Brooklyn and Christina Lake, on the
Railway Construction Wagon Road.
Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
Good Accommodations for Man or Bea6t Can
bt Found at this Favorite Stopping Place. 6
THE   CASCADE   RECORD
THE CASCADE RECORD
I'utillshiMl weakly ��t Cascade City, B, ('., l).v
Wilcox & O'Botlly.
SuliNci'tptiniiH 92 iter year in urtvanco.
vortising rates on application.
Ad-
SATURDAY, DEC. 17, 1898.
EVE OF PROSPERITY.
The Boundary country is on the
eve of an era of prosperity, the like
of which has never been seen before
in British Columbia. For years
mining men of determination and
push have steadily and quietly
gone on developing and showing up
the mammoth gold-copper lodes of
this country, confident that time
would justify and reward them for
their confidence in the district. For
years they have clamored for transportation facilities, and their requirements in this important matter are being complied with. A
railway is being constructed through
the very centre of the mineral belt
as quickly as unlimited capital can
accomplish it.
All this means an era of good
times, of which we have only Been
the beginning. The district, in its
gigantic ledges of mineral, almost
surpasses belief. But they are here
in very truth, and will be the source
of great wealth to the entire district
and to the province. The railway
��� now building is only a beginning
-a starter as it were. Plans are
now maturing���to be made public
shortly���that will almost gridiron
the Boundary country with railways and branch lines. There
will be no more crying out for
transportation facilities, as it is
practically already here.
What is needed now is development, and it is going on at a surprising rate. The ore tonnage from
the Boundary district will be a
genuine surprise, in our opinion, to
even old timers in this country.
Capital in the east and to the south
is waking up and realizing to some
extent, the size of the fortunes tied
up in our mountains. It is coming
out here with increasing confidence,
and will, beyond a doubt, reap its
own reward. An era of prosperity
is just dawning.
MINERAL ACT CHANGES.
Hon. J. Fred Hume, provincial
secretary and minister of mines,
has requested gold commissioners,
mining recorders and others to send
him such suggestions as it would
seem best to make, as regards
changes in the mineral act. The
idea is an excellent one, for while
it is not likely that a tithe of the
suggestion? will be acted upon by
the legislature, yet some ideas for
the better, along the lines indicated, ought to be brought out.
All mining men agree that the
act is far from satisfactory in its
present form, and yet any changes
must be such as will benefit the
many and not the few. In other
words, the welfare of the trail-
blazer and prospector muBt be
looked after as well as that of the
capitalist and investor.
In several sections meetings have
been called to consider and recommend changes, and great interest
has always been evinced. Among
other things that ought to be considered are claim jumping, reduction of recording fees, unlimited
locations by one person, lawB governing corporations, assessments,
etc. Our legislators will be watched
closely as ti their standing on
these matters when they come up
for consideration by the provincial
parliament.
the rushes. In 1889 Colorado and
old Mexico saw the miners come in
crowds. From these precedents he
anticipates a great year in 1899.
BEGINS ON CHRISTflAS.
On Christmas day���next Sunday
week���imperial penny postage goes
into effect; That is to say, if one
wiBhes to send a letter from Cascade to Cape Town or Australia, it
can be done for two cents; but if
the letter goes to Grand Forks or
Rossland, it still costs three cents.
Postmaster-General Mulock has not
yet explained, so far as has been
reported in the public press, this
paradoxical state of affairs.
However, Mr. Mulock certainly
deserves and will receive great
credit for originating the imperial
penny postage idea, which is so
soon to be adopted. It cannot but
assist materially in bringing the
many widely separated parts of this
vast empire closer together, and
cement them firmer than ever before. It is a step in the right direction, and while it may not prove
profitable at first from a monetary
point of view, its effects for the
good of the empire will be far reaching and will be felt in due time.
The treaty of peace, between
Spain and the United States has
finally been signed at Paris. One
of the prominent features of the
closing scene of this one-sided
drama was the scramble for the
pens with which the famous document was signed. The relic hunter
always gets in his fine work on
such occasions
When you wish to address Canada's new governor-general and desire to give him his full list of titles,
here they are: His excellency the
Right Honourable Sir Gilbert John
Elliott Murray-Lynnynmond, Earl
of Minto and Viscount Melgund of
Melgund, County of Forfar, in the
Peerage of the United Kingdom,
Baron Minto of Minto, County of
Roxburgh, in the Peerage of Great
Britain, Baronet of Nova Scotia,
Governor-General of Canada.
Nearly every town in this part
of the country is to have a smelter
on paper. But very little is heard
of Cascade in this connection. It
is as well, however, to remember
that the hunter who is after game
does not hunt ducks with a brass
band. He's not built that way.
No let up on the Heady sawing of
wood will be noticed, nevertheless.
Cascade has the necessary power
and the location for a smelter���
something that no other town in
the district possesses.
I^#M����AV*W*,*,*,��*^^
CASCADE DRUG CO..
Everyone who comes into the
Boundary from the States or the
Kootenays must now and in times
to come, pass through Cascade. It
is well named the Gateway City.
The appointment of George C.
Rose as collector at the sub-port of
Cascade i�� a just recognition of
merit on the part of the minister of
customs, and one that will meet
with the approval of most of our
citizens. Since being located at
Cascade as a preventative officer,
Mr. Rose has really been performing the duties of a sub-collector.
The appointment is in the regular
line of promotion.
Has removed to its New Location on First Avenue, 1
Opposite the Post-Office, and is ready for business.!
Holiday Goods and Toys.     |
2 Come and Make Your Selection, while there is a Good Assortment.*
| Pure Drugs, Wall Paper, Station-]
I ery, Paints, Oils, Etc.
I Prompt attention to Mail Orders.       JOSEPH SCHAICH, Mgr.
P. BURNS 6c CO.
WHOLESALE	
Meat Herchants,
HAIS, BACON, ETC.
Branches at Cascade City Grand Forks, Niagara, Greenwood
and Brooklyn.
Y.MOMM&CO.
WHOLESALE
A mining man who claims to
know, states that a great mining
rush is due next year. He says
that these rushes come every ten
years, and therefore always with a
year ending with a 9. Thus the
first great California rush was in
1849. The Fraser river rush was
in 1859. The rush of 1869 was to
Nevada, being started by the Corn-
stock discovery. In 1879 Colorado
and New Mexico were the scenes of
��iquors, ^ines anb (j��aT9S-
A specialty made of Imported Goods.  Glassware and bar
Supplies Always on Hand.    Sole Agents for
Pabst's Milwaukee Beer.
MAIN STREET,
CASCADE, B. C.
Grand  Central   Hotel
Mcdonald & flood, props.
Good Wines, Liquors and Cigars
FIRST AVENUE. CASCADE, B. C.
0sf This House is the Favorite Resort for Railway Men. /
THE   CASCADE   RECORD
MINING RUSH ABOUT DUE.
Since *4q Every Year Ending With 9
Has Witnessed Excitement.
One of the oldest of the old timers
spun this half prophetic yarn to a
Spokane reporter:
"Every ten years we have a mining excitement in this country.
These events have beenj occurring
regularly every year that ends with
the figure 9 since the eventful year
of '49, when the famous rush to
California took place. There has
not been a single break in all that
time. There have been rushes between times, but the nine years
never miss. Some of the rushes,
stampedes, excitements- -call them
what you like--have been more
noteworthy than others, but all
have been of such importance as to
stamp the year plainly upon the
memory of mining men who participated in the events.
"Now I mention this because I
feel it in my bones, see it in the
signs of the times, scent it in the air
around me that the rush which is
due next year will start in the
early spring. It's coming, sure as
fate. Now, just look over the past
50 years, and 6ee if my theory of
these periodical mining stampedes
is not correct. One of you at least,
can remember the rush to California in '49, when 150,000 men dared
perils of plain and sea to reach the
scene of Marshall's discovery. Ten
years later, in 1859, the miners of
California stampeded to Fraser
tiver iu British Columbia. It was
a mighty rush, and one that was
well rewarded. It was a Yankee
rush too, I believe between 75,000
and 100,000 men went to the Fraser
and the districts north of it in that
year.
"The two stampede? which I
have mentioned were caused by
discoveries of placer gold. The one
of the next decade was a quartz
excitement, and was due to the discovery and development of the
great Comstock ledge at Virginia
City, Nev., a ledge which set the
world to talking. The rush of '99
will be like it.
" Silver had its innings ajain in
1879, when the tide of mining excitement set strongly toward Lead-
ville. But in that same year the
free-milling gold ledges of Tombstone, Ariz., also attracted many.
"The last excitement we "had
upon a year ending with the figure
9 was caused by the famous Har-
qua Hala gold mines on the Colorado river, and the silver mines at
Chihuahua, Mexico, both of which
events occurred in 1889, and caused
many thousands of old time prospectors and miners to get the stampede frenzy in their veins once
more.
"I am not alone in the belief
that these rushes come every ten
years. You will find many an old-
time prospector and miner who remembers the stirring years I have
mentioned, who is looking forward
to the coming year as one which
will see the world stirred again
with the intense interest in mines."
First Grave in Cascade.
A lonely grave enclosed by a
neat picket fence, just acrops the
river on the bench land and close
by the Dewdney trail, marks the
last resting place of Sam Swanson,
a pioneer prospector. His was the
first white man's grave dug in this
vicinity. Swanson came from Vir-
den, Man., to Trail during the
spring of '96.    In Virden he had
built and owned the Grand Central,
the first hotel erected in that town.
But business reverses came and
he movod west, leaving his wife
behind. He did not meet with
much success in Trail, and the following spring, '97, he came out
here along with Cameron Brothers
to prospect.
He had only prospected a few
days when he was taken ill up in
the Lallah Rookh cabin on Castle
mountain. He received every attention that his fellow prospectors
could give, and it was not thought
that his condition was dangerous.
But on the third day of his sickness he died suddenly, the trouble,
it seems, being in flammation of the
bowels. A coflin was provided and
his friends, by dint of indurance,
carried him from the mountain.
The funeral Kervices were read by
W. McKay, the carpenter, and were
quite impressive, the handful of
pioneers then in the neighborhood
being all present.
Swanson was 47 years old and
was admired by those who knew
him for his sterling qualities. His
widow now residep at Ashcroft,
where she has relatives.
Development to Begin.
J. W. O'Brien, who recently sold
out his interests in Rossland, arrived in the city Thursday. He is interested with D. C. Beach in several
Baker creek prospects, and will
arrange shortly to begin work on
those promising properties. Mr.
O'Brien has already put in considerable cash in developing these
properties and believes he has a
good thing. When work is started
it will be on the yictoria, and will
be continued all winter.
Grand Union Hotel
For several weeks Captain Ritchie has been pushing work on his
hotel building, which is located on
Second avenue, opposite the B. C.
stables. It is to be called the
Grand Union, and will be ready
for business in a short time in all
departments. The structure is two
stories and a half high, and well
adapted to the purpose intended.
Fine
Job
Work.
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Neat, Clean, Attractive
Printing. That is the
kind you want, the kind
that pays and the kind
we do.
Orders received by any
old route except by the
Bossburg freight route.
THE RECORD,
Record Bldg., Cascade, B. C.
Columbia Hotel
J. A. MoMASTER & CO., Props.
FIRST CLASS IN EVERY RESPECT.
.First Avenue, CASCADE, B. C.
:: FRANCIS & MILNE,::
���Dealers in All Kinds of���
J FARM - PRODUCE:
,, Confectionery and Stationery.
0 Full Line Tobacco and Pipes.
0 Large Consignment of Nuts and Candies expected for the*
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Also Turkeys and Opposite Custom House,
Cranberries. CASCADE CITY, B. C.��
INTERNATIONAL HOTEL
SEYLER & CRAHAN, Proprietors.
This new hotel is now   fitted throughout with first-class
fumiture, etc.
RATES REASONABLE. -"=��7
First Avenue, Opposite Postoffice, Cascade.
THE WINDSOR.
COX & JONES, Props.
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Headquarters for Commercial, Mining and Railroad Men.
Newly Furnished and Enlarged.   European Plan.
First Class Bar in Connection.
GRAND FORKS,       -      -       BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Half Way House
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Located Half Way Between Brooklyn
and Cascade City.
 Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
Good Hotel and Stable Accommodations.
DONALDSON & CAMPBELL, Proprietors.
S.W.BEAR
Si��n Writer.
Office, Opp. Cascade Development Co.'s Office,
"CASCADE CITY, B. C 8
THE   CASCADE   RECORD
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PASSING THRONG
Apropos the much talked of
Mother Lode group of free milling
gold claims in the Burnt Hasin,
and its co-owner, Mike Shick- -
whose name is a familiar one in
West Kootenay���it might, perhaps,
be interesting to Record readers to
know just how Shick happened to
stub his toes against the free gold
quartz of the Mother Lode. It
came about this way : A year ago
last summer he cast his fortunes
with the Snowdrift and a couple of
associate claims, things having
gone bad with him on Murphy
creek���in other words, the Murphy
creek iron caps were not yielding a
revenue commensurate with the
idea of a man who wouldn't stand
pat with anything short of aces.
The Snowdrift, which lies on the
top of the mountain which forms
the McCrea creek boundary of the
Burnt Basin, was, and is yet a big
proposition, but it is not a child's
nursing bottle. Tons of iron ore,
carrying high values in copper, bestrewed the sides of the mountain
from McCrea creek clear up to the
Snowdrift ground, and in a matter-
of-fact way Shick reasoned that
he had found the reclining spot of
the "fickle goddess," and all that
remained for him to do was a little
wooing with the pick and shovel.
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Shick left Rossland early last
May, accompanied by Marshall
Jackson, a kindred spirit, who like
himself, had followed prospecting
for many moons, and knew what it
was to have dame fortune smile as
well as frown. They came to Cascade, and, after purchasing supplies, engaged C. H. May, the liveryman, to pack the outfit to the
Snowdrift, where they expected to
spend the season in trying to prove
the Snowdrift a mine. They left
Cascade early in the morning intending to reach their destination
that night, but the trail waB heavy
with spring mud and the cayuses
not equal to the emergency. About
a mile beyond the Edison cabin,
on the east fork of Josh creek, and
about two and a half miles from
their destination, a big snow bank
was encountered and the cayuses
quit. It was already growing dark.
Aft r unpacking the animals they
pitched tent on a dry knoll above
the ravine. In the morning, while
Jackson was cooking breakfast and
the cnyuse man was limbering up
his live stock, Shick sallied forth
to see what kind of float the mountain above was in the habit of parting with. Before many minutes a
large piece of rose colored quartz
arrested his attention. Returning
to the tent he drew a rock hammer
from one of the packs and proceeded to demolish the quartz.
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Jackson had breakfast ready
when Shick again put in his appearance. But it was not the same
Shick who left the cabin a short
half hour before. It was the Mike
Shick of palmy days, minus the
No. 10 gaiters, flowing broadcloth,
plug hat, immaculate shirt front
and gold headed cane; the wrinkles
of age had all left his manly bn.w,
and smiling as only Mike can
smile, he handed a piece of quartz
to his partner, remarking, "ldreamed about thip stuff last night."
This was the free gold quartz that
awakened Rosslands interest in the
Burnt Basin.    That boulder  was
The Merchants Bank of Halifax
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Paid-up Capital, $1,500,000.    Rest, $1,175,000. Head Office, Halifax, N. S.
T. E. Kenny, President. D. H. Duncan, Cashier.
A branch of this Bank Has Been Opened at GRAND PORKS, B. O.
A General Banking Business Transacted. Accounts Received on the Most Favorable Terms. Interest Allowed on
Special Deposits. The Savings Bank Department Receives Sums of $1.00 and Upwards and Allows Interest at
Current Rates.
ALL BUSINESS ENTRUSTED TO US BY MAIL WILL RECEIVE PROMPT AND CAREFUL ATTENTION.
"ALEX. MILLER, Hanager.
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literally alive with free gold and
its smallest fragments are retained
today as souvenirs.
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The Snowdrift had no more immediate interest for Shick and
in less than two weeks he and Jackson had the Mother Lode group located and several parallel gold
bearing quartz leads uncovered,
one of which at least is as rich as
the boulder that led to the discovery.
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R. T. Daniel, one of the pioneers
of the city of Trail, was in town
last Thursday, taking in the district. Mr. Daniel is a man who
has been identified with Kootenays
for many years, and is quick to
grasp an opportunity. He believes
with Shakespeare that the time to
act is when the chance is presented.
This he proved only the other day,
when nut in East Kootenay on the
C. P. R. business men's excursion.
The train stopped at Fernie, the
coal town, for two hours, and most
of the visitors went to look at the
coal mines. But |Mr. Daniel did
not. Instead he sized up the town
itself and did a little stroke of busi-
nes on the side. During the brief
stop, he bought several lots, let a
contract for a building and actually
leased the buildinc���all inside of
two short hours. He did not know
this story had leaked out, but confirmed it to a representative of the
Record.
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John B. Wilson, the Kaslo merchant, who visited Cascade this
week, was addicted to the newspaper
habit before he took to merchandising in the Kootenays. Although
a native of Canada, he has lived in
the States, having been connected
with the Salt Lake Tribune, the
old Spokane Review, the Fairhaven
Herald and others. It was while
with the latter that he was struck
by lightning as it were; that is, he
got $15,000 in the Louisiana lottery.
Then he went to Kaslo in the '92
boom, and at different times has
stores at Three Forks, Nakusp,
Duncan City and Sanca, when each
of those towns���now in a semi-
moribund state���seemed to have a
bright future. Even Kaslo now is
too quiet for him and he is out
prospecting for a new location.
Special Postal Notice.
The Record has received notice,
dated Dec. 2nd, from R. M. Coulter,
deputy postmaster-general at Ottawa, that no parcel can be sent
from Canada to any other country
by parcel post, unless accompanied
by a customs declaration, setting
forth the nature and value of the
contents. As the acceptance of a
parcel without such customs declaration, setting forth the nature
and value of the contents, will mean
its consignment to the dead letter
office, the advice is given to postmasters to accept no such parcels,
and to the public to govern themselves accordingly.
Fire Insurance Agency
PHOENIX ASSURANCE COMPANY, of London, Eng., BRITISH AMERICAN ASSURANCE CO. of Toronto; WESTERN ASSURANCE CO.
George K. Stocker, Agent.
Hanson's
Chop
House
Railroad men and travelers can get a good square
meal at this place.
Be with with the crowd,
Eat at   this  house  and
You'll go away happy.
C. O. HANSON, Prop.
First Avenue,        -        Cascade.
Bakery and
Branch Grocery
t-
HOME MADE BREAD AND
CAKES A SPECIALTY.
Prompt and Courteous Treatment
FRED GRIBI, Mgr.
FOR
Painting,
Paper Hanging
and Kalcimining
. . . GO TO . . .
JAMES DRISC0LL.
RASHER & KINGMAN,
"Yehicles of All Kinds,
DEALERS  IN
BOB SLEIGHS AND CUTTERS.
Correspondence Solicited.      ^Z> ^r^P    ^Schuttler  WagOttS.
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THE   CASCADE   RECORD
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ALL OVER THE PROVINCE.
Crow's Nest coal is arriving in
'.Nelson almost daily.
The Knights of Pythias are organizing a lodge in Revelstoke.
There is an average daily attendance of 215 at the Nelson school.
Curling clnbs have just been organized in Rossland and Nelson.
There is scarcely an idle man in
the Camp McKinney district this
season.
Ross Thompson, the founder of
Rossland, will stand for Mayor of
that city.
Golden is to have a fire engine,
to cost $4,000, w'th a 500-gallon
per minute capacity.
Two daily trains will soon be
running between Rossland and
Trail on the narrow gauge.
A. J. Slee is managing the Kaslo
Kootenaian, vice 1). VV. King. The
latter is now an ore buyer.
Gov. Mackintosh ni.w has complete control of the Halcoyn Hot
Springs, on the Arrow Lakes.
Rossland is making extensive
preparations for the winter carnival
to take place January 25th.
The Bank of British North America has closed its branch at Slocan City, and opened up at Ash-
chroft.
Branches of the Bank of Toronto
and the Bank of British Columbia
have been opened for business in
Rossland.
Alex. L. McDonald and Andrew
Malcolm were killed last Saturday
in a snowslide at the Silver Queen
mine, near Burton City.
The C. P. R. has changed the
name of the new town of Creston to
Sidar, after Gen. Kitchener. It is
on the Crow's Nest line.
H. W. Simpson, the contractor
injured by a locomotive near Rob-
son a short time since, died at Nelson from the effects of the injuries.
J.H.Turner, ex-premier, is expected to return from England in
time to be present at the opening
of the provincial parliament, Jan.
5th.
The Prospector is the name of a
new weekly at Kaslo, of which
A. R. Burns is the publisher. It is
eightpagesin size, with five columns
to the page.
Attorney-General Joe Martin has
issued new orders to coroners
throughout the province, the immediate result of which is the resignation of several of those officials.
Nelson's new gold commissioner
is John A. Turner, vice 0. G. Dennis, resigned. Mr. Turner had
charge of the late campaign of
Hon. J. Fred Hume, provincial
secretary.
Dr. Paul Langhammer, M. E., a
widely known mining man of Rossland, died in that city this week.
He was an expert of international
fame and had been in Rossland
but a few months. i
Captain Lean, of the Steamer
Ainsworth, which foundered on
Nov. 30th, in Kootenay lake, by
which nine lives were lost, has been
exonerated by the Nelson Board of
Trade of all blame for the disaster.
A new copper wire is being
strung over the Crow's Nest Pass
Railway, similiar to the one between Montreal and Vancouver. It
is intended also to string one into
the Boundary district, along the
Robson-Penticton extension.
HELD UP AT BOSSBURG.
New Station Agent Has an Exciting
Experience.
Last Monday evening Bossburg
had a sensation. It occurred at
9:45 at the railway station. J. C.
Williams, former , agent of the
Spokane Falls and Northern road,
at Marcus, arrived on the noon
train to take charge of the Bossburg
station, succeeding W. T. O'Brien.
Auditor J. T. Critchett, who was
making the transfer of the station,
had been in the office all the evening with Mr. Williams and Operator Morris McCarty. Shortly after
9 o'clock Mr. Critchett left the
ottiee, and a few moments later
Williams and McCarty, who were
standing with their backs to the
ticket window, were startled by a
command coining from behind
them to throw up their hands. At
first, however, they believed it to
be an attempt at a joke by an
acquaintance, and paid no attention to the firsi or second command.
The third was accompanied by
the click of the revolver and four
arms went up as one. The robbers
immediately asked that they be
told the combination of the safe
but as Williams had not yet been
given it he could not comply with
the request.
One of the robbers then stepped
to the safe and tried the knob and
was surprised to find the safe door
unlocked. While the second highwayman covered with his revolver
the two thoroughly frightened employes, the first kicked to pieces
the two wooden drawers of the safe
and appropriated everything contained therein. What amount of
booty was secured it is impossible
to say, but nothing was left behind.
The robbers did not molest the
personal property of either Williams or McCarty, but left with the
remark : "Boys, you are all right."
The robbers were safely away before the alarm was given but
Deputy Sheriff Terry is on their
track.
Both robbers were heavy-set, one
about 6 feet and the other about
5 feet 7 inches tall. The railroad
company offers a reward of $200
for their arrest and conviction.
J. D. Graham, formerly of Revelstoke, has accepted the appointment of Gold Commissioner at Lake
Atlin, the new gold fields in extreme northern  British  Columbia.
RAILWAY and
Soo Pacific Lin e
From Kootenay Country.
Is the Shortest, Quickest and Best
Route to the Pacific Coast, China,
Japan and Australia, and to all
Eastern and European points.
Tickets issued through and Baggage
checked through to destination.
TOURISTCARS
Pass Revelstoke, daily to St. Paul;
daily (except Wednesday) to
Eastern Points.
W.F.Anderson,
Trav.Pass.Agt.,
Nelson,B.C.
E.J.Coyj.e,
Dist.Pass.Agt.
Vancouver,B.C.
2pk     W. H.REYNOLDS A.  BRANSON       <&
I The Cosmopolitan!
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�� Open Day and Night.      CASCADE CITY, B. C. j*
4*        First Class Bar and Cafe in Connection.        +L
CaliforniaWine Co
���WHOLESALE IMPORTERS OF���
WINErS and CIGARS
Office and Warehouse, NELSON, B. C.
We have just received 500,000 Choice Cigars, and are prepared to fill orders on the Shortest Notice.
Prices Always Right."
Railroad Headquarters Hotel,
Best Meal in Cascade for 35c.
THE BAR IS SUPPLIED WITH "THE BEST OF EVERYTHING.'
Our  Specialties   are Pabst's  Blue   Ribbon Beer, Corby's
Eight-Year-Old Rye, Seagram's '83 Rye, Four-
Crown Scotch and Burke's Irish Whiskies.
Celebrated Lion Beer on Draught.
IF YOU MUST DRINK, DRINK THE BEST.
"ECKST0BM & SIMPSON, Props
The E. G. Thomason & Co., Sawmill
DEALERS IN
Rough and Dressed Lumber, Lath,
Shingles, Mouldings, Etc.
CASCADE CITY,
BRITISH COLUMBIA
Miners, Railroad Men and others will find it to their interest
to call on
JOHN : LYN&MOLM,
:::: When in Need of::::
Boots, Shoes, Rubbers and
Clothing of All Kinds...
COR. FIRST AVENUE AND MAIN ST.,      -       CASCADE, B. C.
Scandia Hotel
OSCAR STENSTROM, Prop.
Best of Wines, Liquors and Cigars
A comfortable, home-like place for
Railroad Men.
First Avenue,
Cascade- 10
THE   CASCADE   RECORD
SIDE, i
BY THE WAYSIDE
Some narrow minded individuals
have an idea that the sphere of the
local paper is limited by the boundaries of the town wherein it is
published. Still others���poor,
deluded souls���are sure that no
one reads it, and therefore representation in its . columns cannot
benefit their business. But there
is a little tale of recent occurrence
that points a moral to both the
above-mentioned persons, and it
came about in this wise.
As every one knows, the long
distance telephone system was
out of "whack" for several days.
That is, it could not be used to advantage by Boundary business men.
This, it was stated, was caused by
need of a new transmitter, which
had been sent for some time previously, but failed to arrive. Accordingly, the Record, in the issue
of December 3rd, called attention
to this exasperating condition of
affairs. A few days after the issue
had been mailed, Mr. Hodge, of
Nelson, received a message from
Vancouver, asking about the case,
and was blamed for the trouble.
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But it ib only fair to state that
Mr. Hodge was not to blame. He
ordered the required transmitter
from Vancouver when so requested.
It must be that the coast business
men have not yet learned where
Cascade is, for the package was
sent to Penticton, and calmly reposed in the Dominion Express
Co's office there for some time.
Finally it was found and forwarded
to Rossland, then to Northport.
Here it was held a couple of days
for a war tax (to help trounce the
dons) of ten cents. Finally it
reached Cascade, after a series of
vicissitudes only equalled by the
famous history of a cent.
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Two important facts can be
learned from this story, the first of
which is that the Record is a thoroughly digested and widely read
paper; and second, that nine out
of ten of the coast merchants need
to take a course in the geography
of their own province. Apparently
*ome of them know as little about
it as they do of Central Africa. If
they had spent less time in fighting
the Kettle River Railway bill, and
more in cultivating the trade of
the mining districts, they would
now have both more business and
more friends here.
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Several shipments for Cascade
from Vancouver have been sent via
Penticton of late���one to the
Record. In more than one case
the shipper will have the privilege
of paying the cost of getting the
goods from Penticton to Cascade
by team, a little item of five cents
per pound, that will, it is believed
set the Vancouverites to thinking.
And well it should, for a parallel
for such bungling in snipping
goods would, indeed, be difficult to
find.
Provincial Constable Humphrey
holds the record for quick travelling in these:parts. At 2:15 last
Sunday afternoon he left Brooklyn
for Niagara to arrest Bernardo
Vincenzo, an Italian charged With
stabbing a fellow countryman on
Nov. 1st. Humphrey travelled by
the Wills stage line as far as Gladstone, reaching that town about 11
o'clock the same evening. There
he got a horse and came on to Cascade in a short time. Here he took
a cutter and reached Niagara by
7 o'clock the next morning, having
travelled all night. Going at once
to Pat Welch's camp, he found his
man, put the bracelets on him, and
started for Brooklyn, catching the
Wills stage on its return trip. If
there is a bitter or faster trip
known, over the same road, the
Record would like to hear of it.
Deal for Mother Lode.
Messrs. Trethewey and McKen-
zie, well known mining men and
residents of Kaslo, have been in the
Burnt Basin this w ek along with
Mike Shick, examining the Mother
Lode group. It seems that Shick
and Jackson who control the property have made a very satisfactory
deal subject to the report of Trethewey and McKenzie. Although
the snow is deep now in the Burnt
Basin tho experts will have little
difficulty in arriving at a conclusion, as the different quartz lodes
traversing the group have been
pretty well exploited and numerous cross cuts made. If the deal is
consummated sinking will be begun
at once on the principal free
milling lead, and the results will
be watched with keen interest, not
only by the other property owners
in the neighborhood, but by the
public in general, for the fame of
the Burnt Basin surface showings
has been sown broadcast.
 C. H. Thomas, Prop. ...
The Original and Oldest Hotel in this part of the
district. Headquarters for Contractors, Mining Men
and Travellers.
Well Stocked Bar in Connection.
i      Second Avenue,
Cascade City. British Columbia.
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION.
Notice is hereby given that the
partnership heretofore subsisting
between us, the undersigned, as
hotel keepers, in CascAde City,
county of Yale, British Columbia,
has this day been dissolved by mutual consent.
All debts owing to said partnership are to be paid to 0. G. Fredericks at Cascade City, aforesaid,
and all claims against the said
partnership are to he presented to
the said 0. G. Fredericks by whom
the same will be settled.
Louis Peterson,
0. G. Fredericks,
Dated at Cascade City, this 30th
day of November, A. D. 1898.
Witness as to signature of Louis
Peterson. W. H. Cooper.
Witness as to signature of 0. G.
Fredericks: J. H. Good.
Capital.all paid up, $12,000,000
Rest, 6,000,000
President, Lord Strathcona and
Mount Royal; Vice-President,
Hon. Geo. A. Drummond; General Manager, E. S. Clouston.
Branches in London, England, New York, Chicago
And in principal Canadian cities.
Buy and Sell Sterling Exchange
and Cable Transfers; Grant Commercial and Travellers' Credits,
available in any part of the World.
Drafts issued, Collections made, etc.
Greenwood Branch,
F. J. FINUCANE,
Manager.
CASCADE  SAWMILL CO.,
A large stock of Rough
and Dressed Lumber.
Laths, Shingles, Houldings, Etc
LYNCH & EARLE, Props.
ROMA AOTErL,
Corner First Ave. and Main St., Ca9cadk City, B. C.
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This New Hotel is now opened and prepared for business.
You are cordially invited to call and see us. It matters
not whether your pockets are full or empty; drop in anyway.
Of course, we have everything needful in the liquid line.
DAVIN, Prop.
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KETTLE RIVER
STAGE: LIME:.
G. W. WILLIAMS, Manager.
Daily from Bossburg and Marcus to Cascade, Grand Forks,
Greenwood City, Anaconda, Boundary Falls, Midway, and All Points on Colville Reservation.
Stage leaves Marcus on  arrival of Northbound Train.    Passengers
from Kootenay points make connections at Bossburg going and Doming.
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Cascabe jftoot anb $\\oe Sfyop
A large stock of Boots, Shoes and Rubbers, Always
-<^    on Hand.
Repairing of all kinds neatly and Promptly Executed.
HARNESS A SPECIALTY..
A. H. BIGNBY, Proprietor.
LAWRENCE HARDWARE CO.,!
^^Wholesale and Retail~""v
Manilla and Sisal Rope, Shelf and Heavy Hardware,
Paints, Oils, Glass and Varnish.
Just now we are making Special Prices for
Builders and Contractors. If interested,
write for quotations.    ^s��>
BAKER STREET,  -  -  NELSON, B. C.<
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THE   CASCADE   RECORD
11
NEW ERA FOR THE  BOUNDARY.
Coming of Railways and Smelters
Harks It.
The news from Montreal, that
Jay Graves has formed a strong
company to build a large smelter
for the treatment of the ores from
the great ledges of the Old Iron*
sides and Knob Hill mines, marks
the beginning of a new era for the
mining camps of Boundary creek���
the productive era.
It has been known for three years
that the elements of great wealth
were present in that section. The
enormous ledges of gold and copper ores were the wonder of mining
men, and development which has
been steadily carried forward for
the past two years has demonstrated
the permanence of these ore bodies.
There have been wanting transportation and means of economical
treatment. The one will soon be
provided by the construction of the
Boundary Creek line of the Canadian Pacific ; the other will be
provided by the smelter to be built
by Mr. Graves' company.
These vast ore bodies were discovered by American prospector",
and they have been largely developed by American skill and capital.
Now Canadian interests are stepping in to reap the benefit. The
American lines will be shut out,
because they have shut themselves
out, because they lack the daring
energy of the Canadian Pacific.
It is hoped that President Hill
of the Great Northern is not so
intensely conservative as his recent
expressions on the subject of construction of branch lines would indicate. This northern country is
his natural field. In the Spokane
Falls & Northern he owns the only
American line penetrating the Kootenai country. That line ought to
be extended into the Boundary
district, and into Republic camp on
the Colville reservation.
There is such a thing as waiting
too long in railway contruction. A
point comes always in the growth
of a new country where development waits on transport "ion. That
point came in the Bou iry country, and the Canadian !ric has
come forward to bridge ths gulf.
Henceforth there will be no more
lagging. New spirit will possess
labor and capita], and we may look
for a season of great activity and
large production.
What the Canadian Pacific is
doing for the mining camps just
across the border, the American
lines ought to do now for the rich
camps in Stevens and Okanogan
counties. If they fail to do it, the
Canadian Pacific's next step will
be to invade the mining camps on
this side of the border.
It is hoped they will. We want
the Canadian Pacific in Washington, and the British Columbia people should want the Great Northern in Kootenay and Yale.- -Spokesman-Review.
EARL OP MINTO AS A 5P0RT.
Canada's New Governor-General Won
Fame.
The Earl of Minto, our new governor general, is, and has always
been, since his schoolboys at Eton,
one of the keenest of sportsman.
As a gentleman jockey, both over
jumps and on the flat; as an oarsman, aB a nailing good man to
hounds, and in field atheletics,
Lord Minto has won renown. Before succeeded to the peerage Lord
Minto used to figure in the pigskin
under the assumed name of Mr.
Roily. He was then a Cambridge
undergraduate. His pseudonym
was a nickname he had gained at
Eton, where he was a very respectable oar. At school he was a second in the single sculls, and later
gained distinction as an active
member of the Kingston Rowing
club. While an undergraduate he
was aho prominent in athletics,
and won the mile race in third
Trinity sports at Cambridge.
It was as an amateur jockey,
however, that Lord Minto particularly shone. His aspirations were
high, and in 1874 he rode Defense,
owned by the famous English turfman, Captain Machell, into fourth
place for the Liverpool Grand
National Steeplechase. The same
year he won the Grand National
Steeplechase of France, run at Aut-
enil, on Miss Hungerford. He
rode over hurdles���an exceedingly
more difficult feat than steeplechase
riding, though not commonly supposed to be so--with particular success, and won many hurdle races
with horses trained by Mr. Richardson. In 1875, at the Lincoln
spring meeting, he passed the post
first on five different mounts. The
packs of hounds with which he is
especially well known as a bold
horseman, are the Grafton, Lord
Yarborough'B and Bleester.
Lady Minto also comes from a
sporting family���the Greys of Northumberland. She is the daughter of the Hon. Charles Grey, and
a cousin of that rising young statesman, Sir Edward, who even as a
schoolboy won the commendation
of the famous Francis Francis for
his skill with the fly rod, and has
since become celebrated as a golf
player. When Lord Minto was
military attachee here, his sporting
proclivities were well known and
popular, and as governor general
he is sure to advance the cause of
high class sport of all kinds.
Columbia and Western Subsidy.
A rumor comeB from the coast to
the effect that the government ap
predates the justice of the C. P. R.'s
contention that the subsidy shall
be granted for the construction of
the road beyond the approximate
80 miles mentioned in the B. C.
Loan Act. The government feels,
however,that the act cannot be construed into legalizing the subsidy
for the additional distance without
beginning construction from Penticton, and consequently will,
shortly after the legislature opens,
introduce an act amending the B.
C. Loan Act of last year. Such an
amendment will facilitate the completion of the Robson-Boundary
Creek road.
The work from the Summit to
Greenwood is comparatively easy.
There is but little rock work and
the grade is very light. The grading will be made very quickly, as a
nnmber of contractors have finished
their work at the Robson end and
are anxious to move their plants
and men over here.���Greenwood
Times.
Hal. Livingston, of L. M. Livingston & Co., general merchants of
Brooklyn, was a caller at the
Record office last Monday, on his
way to Niagara, where his firm are
putting in a branch store.
Rev. G. K. Bradshaw, of Grand
Forks, held services in the school-
house last Sunday evening. The
room was well filled.
*****************
Cascade
City
THE"
Gateway City
Of the Kettle River, Boundary Creek and Christina Lake Countries.
The Coming Commercial and Industrial
Center of
r
A Magnificent Water Power
of 20,000 Horse Power
Now under actual development.   The center of a mar~
vellously RICH MINERAL DISTRICT.
A most advantageous smelter location and railroad center. Only one mile from Christina Lake, a beautiful body
of water, 18 miles in length, and destined to become the
GREAT PLEASURE RESORT.
The town is beautifully located, surrounded by rich
scenery, with liberal sized lots (50x120), wide streets, and
offer a most promising opportunity for business locations
and Realty Investments.
For further information, price of lots, etc., address-
GEO. K. STOCKER, Townsite Agent, Cascade, B. C.
Or L. A. HAMILTON, Land Commissioner
C. P. R., Winnipeg, Manitoba.
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THE   CASCADE   RECORD
K2:
K2
VICTORIA, B. C.
VANCOUVER, B. C.
LONDON, ENGLAND.
K3
TURNER, BEETON & CO.
Wholesale Herchants
5
Liquors, �� Cigars, �� Dry �� Goods,
ftackinaws, Rubbers,
BLANKETS,  GLOVES  AND MITTS,  BOOTS,  ETC.,   ETC.
���               m
Catalogues sent on application.   Kootenay Branch:   NELSON, B. C.
:K2
JOB  PRINTING
Neat, Clean, Attractive Work turned out at Fair
Prices.   Send or bring your orders to the Record.
MOTEL   MONTANA
NELSON & CO., PROPS.
First Class Wines, Liquors
and Cigars.
"FIRST AVENUE, CASCADE.
Close Connections with the Spokane Falls & Northern Ry.
BELL & DUNCAN'S
Rapid Stage Line
BETWEEN BOSSBURG
And all Points in the Boundary Country.  Stage leaves Bossburg Daily at 12 o'clock Noon.    Private Conveyances, with or without drivers, furnished
to and from any point.
BELL & DUNCAN, BOSSBURG, WASH.
���
L. L. CHRISMAN & CO.,
Hay, Grain, Farm Produce
BOUGHT AND SOLD.
58
ALL ORDERS RECEIVE PROMPT ATTENTION.
K
First Avenue, Adjoining the Montana Hotel,   -   CASCADE, B.C.
MINES ANDniNINQ..
Twplve men are now working on
the Winnipeg, over 1000 feet having been done.
On the Morrison mine the shaft
is now down 70 feet, all in ore, and
samples run from $30 to $352 in
gold.
The only medal given at the Omaha exhibition for free milling gold
ore, was to the Lemon mine, located
in Camp McKinney.
The British American Corporation will soon have 450 men at
work on its various properties in
and around Rossland.
Over 100 tons of ore are awaiting shipment on the dump of the
Mother Lode, and work is being
steadily continued.
Pour men are now working on
the Pathfinder,on Pathfinder mountain, 13 miles up the North Fork
of Ketile river. It is a promising
gold-copper property.
The recent settlement of the
Paris Belle case at Rossland makes
the surface rights of that promising mineral claim worth $400,000,
the company being capitalized at
$800,000.
Manager Harrison says there are
20,000 tons of high grade ore in
sight on the B. C. claim in Summit
camp. This is the property recently reported bonded to R. G.
Edwards Leckie, for the Montreal
Goldfields Syndicate.
A bond for $15,000, of which
five per cent is cash, has been given
on the Ruby to Alex Dick, the
Rossland operator and expert. It
is located in the Skylark camp and
has a 50-foot shaft. It is a gold-
copper proposition.
The Lexington, in White's camp,
has been bonded to Jay P. Graves
at a price said to be $40,000. It
has a good showing of copper ore,
and is located close to the international boundary line. The venders are Geo. Rumberger and Joe
Taylor, of Greenwood and MarcUB
Oppenheimer, of Marcus, Wash.
.It adjoins the City of Paris.
FOR SALE SXQ
ueen
used
  one week.
If you want this medium sized
Al heater, come and get it quickly
at the RECORD OFFICE.
STAB BARBER SHOP
Hot and Cold Baths can
be had at any time. ....
PR1BILSKY & THOriAS,
. . PROPRIETORS. . .
FIRST AVENUE,  -   CASCADE.
New
Stage
Line
BETVVEKN
Cascade City
AND
i*    Brooklyn
New Rigs, Good Teams, Experienced Drivers.
This line will make regular
trips between the two places,
carrying passengers and baggage in quick time.
RQBERT WILLS, Prop.

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