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THE   CASCADE   RECORD
Published In the Interests of the Boundary and Christina Lake  Mining Districts
Vol. III.
CASCADE. B. C,   JUNE 8, 1901.
No. 31.
We do Business in Grand Forks.
White Bros.,
Jewelers
and
Opticians
Bridge Street,   GRAND FORKS
WATCHES,
CLOCKS,
JEWELRY.
Wntch repairing a specialty.
mm
%��T Leave your repairing ordera at this office
Drugs & Photographic
SUPPLIES.
We carry an up-to-date
and complete stock.
H. E. Woodland & Co.
GRAND FORKS.
When Shopping
in Grand Forks don't forget
FRASER k CO.'S DRUG STORE.
Druggists and Stationers.
W. R. Megaw,
General Merchant
Makes a Specialty Fine
DRY GOODS,
CLOTHING,
BOOTS AND SHOES,
AND GROCERIES,
Fisher Mock, QRAND PORKS.
City Barbershop
AND BATHROOMS.
Everything neat, clean and  oonvenleat, and
workmanship the best.
Robert Prebilsky,
GRAND FORKS
Mrs. M. F. Kraus,
Proprietress JOHNSON BLOCK
LODGING HOUSE,
First Ave.,      Grand Forks.
Rooms 60c and op.
Or rather, your old boot's
and shoes, do they need
repairing; or would you
prefer something new-
made to order ? Anyhow, call on
Wm. Dinsmore,
BRIDGE STREKT, GRAND FORKS.
The
Old
Reliable
Store,
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.
Complete Line of
STANDARD
Patent Medicines
MINERAL ACT.
CERTIFICATE OP IMPROVEMENTS.
NOTICE.
"Sti-mlurd No. 8" Mineral olalm .Ituatc In the
Uriiuil Fork. Mining Division ot Yale Distriot.
Where located, on Texu. oreek, one mile east
o( Christina lake.
Taku notice Ibat I, Albert B. Asheroft, as agent
for VV. H. Latta Free Miner'. Certificate N,o.
110785, Intend .ixty d.ys from the date hereof, to
apply to tho Mluiug Recorder (or a certificate
of Improvement, (or the purpose ot obtaining
a crown grant o( the above olalm.
And further take notice that action, under section 3?,mustIw commenced.before tbe Issuance
of such Certificate ot Improvements.
Dated this 1st day of Juue, A. D.,1900.
ALBERT D. ASHCROFT, P. L. S.
MINREALACT
Certllkite of Improvement!.
NOTI'JK.
���'Motile," "Tredwell" and "Ollmni" Mineral
Claim, situate in the Grand Fork. Mining Dlvi.lon of Yale Distriot.
Where located-In Summit Camp.   _
Take Notice that I, Isaac H.Hallet, Free Miner'. Certificate No. 080011, (or myself and a. agent
for James F. Cunningham, Free Miner'. Certificate No. BMW, Intend, silly days from date
hereof, to apply to the Mining Hecorder for
Certificate, of Improvements (or tbe purpose of
obtaining Crown Grams of tlte above claim..
And farther take notice that aotlon under
Motion 87 must be commenced before the Issuance
of sucb Certificate, of Improvement.
Dated this ��.h day of April, A. D. 1901.
I. U. HALLETT.
MINERAL ACT.
Certificate ol Improvement!.
NOTICE.
"Hard Cash" Mineral Claim, situate In the
Grand Fork. Mining Division of Yale District.
Where located���In Wellington Camp.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Aaao H. Hallett, a.
agent for Laura Sbonque.t, Free Miner'. Certificate No. 1K9667, George R. Nation, Free Miner'.
Certificate No, 148WA, and Mary McArthur, Free
Miner's flertlllcaie No. BT784, Intend, .Ixty days
from the date hereof, to apply to tbe Mining Recorder for a certificate of Improvement., for the
purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above
olalm.
And further take notice that aotlon, nnder Section 87, must be commenced before the issuance
of such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated thl! 4th day of May, A. D. 1901.
I. H. HALLETT.
Notice of Dissolution.
fjOTlCE I. hereby given that the partnership
-*' heretofore existing between D. D. Ferguson
and R. G. Ritchie, doing business nnder tbe Jrm
name and style of Ferguson k Ritchie, general
merchant., Cascade, B. C I. thl. day dissolved
by mutual consent.
R. G, Ritchie will oontlnue the business, assuming all llahlllltle. of .aid firm, and all ac-
count, owing to said Arm are to be paid to .aid
K. G.iRltchle.
Dated at Cascade, B. a, thl. 8th day of May,
1901. Signed,   U. D. FERGUSON,
R G.RITCHIE,
THE KETTLE RIVER VALLEY.
A Detcrlptlon ol Iti Streimi, Retourcei ud
Projected Railway Unci.
(J. Mayne Baltimore In Spokesman-Review.)
Within the last year Kettle river
has been brought into much prominence through two or three projected
lines of railroad. The motu important line of the roads, to Spokane, i�� the one to be constructed by
the Great Nortern, commencing at
the mouth of that stream and following the mountain valley to Cascade, thence on to Republic.
Another road u projected by the
Grand Forks Railroad company,
from that place over to Republic.
For some distance this road will
follow the course of the Kettle river.
A third road is projected which,
leaving Grand Forks, will follow
up the west fork of that stream, and
for some distance tapping the extensive Beaverton country, running
nortwestwr.rd, will strike Okanogan
river and effect n connection with a
branch of the Canadian Puciflo.
Kettle river finds its sources a
long distance north of the boundary
line���away up in the fastnesses of
Monishee mountains. Some of the
t-nialler tributaries of the main west
fork reach into the Beaverton country. The head waters are fully 35
miles north of Rock creek, which is
one of the principal tributaries, and
is not far from Midway. The main
(or larger) stream rises far to the
northwest of Grand Forks. This
is called the west fork. Two streams
with widely divergent sources unite
which form this main stream. One
of these is called the east fork and
the other the west fork. This main
fork crosses the boundary line in
one place and after serpentine me-
anderings recrnsses into British Columbia. After both streams unite
below Grand Forks, the river flown
southward and empties into the Columbia about a mile-and-a-half below the little railroad town of Marcus, which stands on the south side
of the latter stream. The other
branch of Kettle river is known as
the North Fork. As in the case of
the west branch, two small streams
iinite which form the main stream.
One is known as the east and tbe
other the west fork. Thus, in rea li-
ty the stream above the grand forks
has four forks or sources. Below
the grand forks there are a few
tributaries, the principal one being
Christina creek at Cascade, which
gives vent to the waters of Christina lake one-and-one-half miles
north of that gateway town. Grand
Forks stand two miles north of the
international boundary. Twelve
miles below is located Cascade. To
this point the Great Northern surveyors have located a line from the
mouth of Kettle river, a distance
of about 30 miles. More than two
weeks ago (now about four weeks)
the line between Cascade and Midway was located by the surveyors.
This part of the line follows the
main west fork of Kettle river for
a considerable distance. Between
Cascade and the mouth of Kettle
river the valley narrows down. At
Cascade the stream passes through
a rocky gorge and plunges over an
abrupi precipice, making a beautiful and picturesque cascade, not
only this but it constitute) one of
the most magnificent waterpowers
in this province, and which is being
developed by capitalists for the
purpose of supplying electric light
and power to the whole Boundary
country. Northwest of Grand Forks
there is considerable go d agricultural land. The country iB generally high and rolling, and the soil
dark and furtile. There are a number of good farms and some fine
fruit ranches in that region. Between Grand Forks and Cascade
are also excellent farming lands,
and many ranches are scattered
through the country.
There is a good wagon road leading from Grand Forks down to the
mouth of Kettle river through Cascade, which is traveled a great deal.
It is the principal outlet in getting
down to the Columbia at Marcus
and other points.
As. yet there are comparatively
few white settlers between the Columbia and Cascade. Indians and
halfbloods compose the principal
population. Some 12 miles above
the mouth of the stream iB quite a
settlement of eemidomesticated si-
washes 'and mixed bloods. No extensive efforts are made to cultivate
the soil. At wide intervals are
email ranches where white people
live. At Hall's Ferry and at other
points along the valley are places
where traders and teamsters can
remain over night and be comfortably entertained.
Throughout its length the valley
is hedged in by mountains which,
in placet-, tower many hundreds of
feet and are rocky and precipitous.
These mountains contain more or
less mineral wealth. Hundreds of
claims are staked out all along the
valley and the mountains. Tbe
majority of these claims have never
heen worked. Very little if any
ore has been hauled out. Capital
to operate these locations and want
of railroad facilities to transport
the output have hitherto been the
two great obstacles.
Concerning the projected railroad
the engineers have found a feasible
route from the mouth up to Cascade. It will be necessary to cross
the stream several times, but the
matter of bridging will not be serious, or involve heavy costs, as the
river is not wide. The question of
grades, it is claimed, is not a difficult one to overcome. In many
places the mountains press down
upon the stream, and it will be
necessary to make some heavy side-
cuts through rocky walls. There
will be some fills and considerable
trestle work. However, It is asserted on good authority, that the
average cost of the construction of
the 30 miles of road up Kettle river
will not be unusually heavy.
That the road which is to give
Spokane direct railway connection
with the new Eldorado will be
built along the valley of the Kettle
river is a foregone conclusion. But
the less important question of when
the Columbia will be bridged, is
still held in abeyance. Whether
the stream will be spanned at the
Kettle Falls or above at the little
town of Marcus haa not yet been
made public by the railway official*.
Contentment begets healthfulneas.
GOVERNMENT SHOULD HELP FARMERS
All Wei!tl.:Come�� Iron the Sell���Agrlcafom
Is tbe Foundation ot Tree Prosperity.
Victoria Times:
It is impossible to write about
agriculture without incurring the
risk of writing platitudes. The
newspaper editor realizes that on
this subject he is scarcely likely to
write things that are both good and
new. Specialists in every branch
of agricultural pursuits have well
nigh exhausted the field of inquiry
and discussion. An occupation
that is co-existent with our race���
for Adam was placed in Eden "to
dress it and keep it"���is hardly
likely to have escaped the most
searching investigation by competent experts.
The Times is not desiriout, of
offering advice to the practical agriculturalist. The management of
dairying, cereal-producing, fruit or
poultry raising, presents a tempting
field for the theorist, but���our readers will commend us for our forbearance���we firmly decline the
bait.
It is necessary to point out again
and again thut the production of
farm produce, cattle, sheep, hogs,
butter, cheese, poultry, cereal*, is
not keeping pace with the growth
of the population in this province1*.
Manufactures have increased, commerce has grown, shipping has expanded, mining has made gigantic
strides, railways are multiplying,
but agriculture has moved very
slowly. Yet the most necessary,
permanent and useful employment
of any country is that of farming.
When all other sources of income
fail, that of food producing remains. The department of agriculture should rightly be considered one of the most important of
the administration.
Why, then, is farming at a standstill; or, to be more accurate, why
does it move so slowly ? Here, at
the very doors of the farmer, is a
market that will consume every
pound of grain that can be rair-ed,
and all sundry products of the farm.
True it is, there may he an over
production of certain classes of
fruit, but this is only apparent,
because we have no factories to dry
or prepare evaporated fruits.
It must be admited and is equally
true of all governments, tbat too
little encouragement is given to the
farmer. Railways are subsidised,
mining has its great chances of
gain, shipping receives government
help, manufactures are often bonus-
ed, but whoever proposes to bonus*,
subsidize or aid the farmer ?
Consider the great difficulties a
settler on the land meets with in
the inception of his enterprise.
His land is heavily timbered, or
intersected with rocks, or surrounded with swamps, or is far distant
from railways or roads: To clear
timbered land will cost from $40 to
$100 per acre. To drain marshy
or swampy land will cost a like-
amount. Much of his farm is unproductive. The government looks
askance upon his request for roads,
not knowing whether the few struggling settlers will remain in the
district or abandon tbe ranches to
their primeval solitude. Agricultural implements are very expen- THE   CASCADE   RECORD
JUNE 8,1901
sive. To stock a farm of one hun
dred acres takes quite a respectable
sum of money. In order to fairly
start upon a quarter section of wild
land near Victoria it is necessary
that the farmer have a capital of
from (3,000 to $5,000, and this
needs to be most economically and
judiciously expended.
Is it not reasonable, therefore,
that the government should do
something to help the farmers ? Is
it not just that agriculture should
.receive the fostering care of the
state? Ought not the Minister of
Agriculture to lay before the Legislature a policy that shall give in
the original industry an impetus
that shall be of lasttng benefit to
'the Province, and presuming he
���has not collected sufficient data to
-do this at the coming session, is it
not desirable that he should at
���once take steps to make himself
practically acquainted with the requirements and difficulties of the
average farmer ?
The Times respectfully urges the
Dunsmuir government to make diligent enquiry into the whole subject, fearing neither the criticism of
the economic alarmist on the one
band nor the effusive support of
4he socialistic on the other, but
looking only to the development of
a source of wealth that is destined
to have a great future in this province if properly assisted and conserved. The appointment of a
Royal Commission is often an. easy
way to shelve responsibility, yet it
may he possible that the appointment of a thoroughly competent
and independent commission might
bring about tbe solution of many
of the problems we have hinted at
in the lines above written.
THp CASCADE RECORD
Published on Saturdays at Cascade. 11. C,
BV H. A. TURNER.
���DESCRIPTIONS.
PerYear    K.OO
8lr Months     l.��
To Ferolun Countries      2.bO
Advertislmt Kales Furnished on Application.
If there is a blue mark in
this square, your subscription is due, and you are invited to remit.
The Cascade Record is
offered for sale.
Nelson is blessed with the
benign presence and influence
of about 400 slant-eyed copper
colored citizens, whose society
must be endured "for Imperial
reasons.'
What has happened to "Our
Billy" who was chosen last
year to represent our interests
at Ottawa? Did he never reach
the parliament halls, or, arriving there, was he ossified by
the august austerity of parliamentary airs? Oh, Billy 1
Where are you? If in the
land of the living, speak up!
Have we lost an M. P. ? If so,
we��want to know it.
We are reminded that our
statement last week relative to
railway bonuses overreached a
little. I,t is stated that the C.
P. R. was favored with a $92,-
000 bonus for its Lardeau
branch. There can be no
doubt but such a bonus���a
re-vote, it is said���was granted
if applied for by that monopoly, as it seems it can have anything it may desire from the
Dominion government. The
discouraging feature of the
railway situation in British Columbia to-day, especially in the
Boundary, Similkameen and
Okanagan sections���the most
promising portions of the prov-
vince���is that both the local
and federal governments seem
determined to favor the long-
haul sinch, by denyiug aid and
privileges to all proposed competitive enterprises. This is
a condition unpleasant to contemplate, when it is remembered that Sir Van Home, with
the enormous profits wrung
from the Canadian people by
the aid of their governments,
is seeking to invest the surplus so obtained in railway
schemes to develope the island
of Cuba, a foreign territory.
The Victoria Colonist is doing a good service to the whole
province in its efforts to enlighten its readers by a series
of articles relative to the vast
territory comprised within the
boundaries of this province, its
inexhaustible resources and
opportunities for development,
The articles are entitled "British Coulumbia,'1 and containing as they do in narrative
form valuable geographical,
historical and statistical information, and coming as they do
from a conservative and reliable source, are highly meritorious, notwithstanding Mr. H.
Hirshchell-Cohen's vigorous
dissent. They should be carefully perused by all having the
opportunity to do so.
Thos. Ir. Johnson, ex-United
States Representative, now the
Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, and
frequently announced as the
next probable candidate of the
Democratic party for president
is pronounced by Munsey's
magazine as being the most
paradoxical man in the United
States. Though a multi-millionaire he is an enthusiastic
worker for Single Tax; a manufacturer of steel rails and an
advocate for Free Trade; an
owner of several street railways, yet a believer in municipal ownership of these lines.
From a poor urchin selling
newspapers for a livelihcod he
has beoome rich, having amassed a fortune of from ten to
twenty millions of dollars. He
is an inventor of no mean
ability, having invented the
"Nickel-in-the-Slot" box for
receiving car fares, an automatic switch, a car-fender, and
a pattern of steel rails which
has been almost universally
adopted. Though an employer of 3000 men he has never
had a strike. He conducts his
affairs and makes his money
under existing laws and conditions and as a matter of business, but advocates Free
Trade, Single Tax and Municipal Ownership through
principle, having the honesty,
courage and sincerity of his
convictions.
Chime la C. P. R. Running Tim.
On and after Monday next the
C. P. R. passenger trains and mails
will arrive at Cascade as follows:
Going west; 8:23 p. m.; going east.
1.39. This is, we believe, the same
regulation as was in vogue last
year for the summer and fall
months. The "Imperial Limited"
will be put on the main line at the
same time.
Mr. and Mrs. D. O'Connor expect to leave for their old home in
Winnipeg, on the return of F. E.
Tebo, who is looked for to arrive today or Monday.
Fatal State AccMent Near Camp McKinney.
Information reached here Thursday that the mail stage running
from Camp McKinney to Greenwood plunged into Jelly creek, four
miles from McKinney, that morning. Driver Andrew Kirkland's
neck was broken and he was instantly killed. Henry Nicholson,
J P., and Mrs. Buners, both of
Camp McKinney, were injured.
Henry Black, of Portage la Prairie,
another passenger, escaped without
injury. The driver lost control of
the powerful four-horse team while
going down the steep pitch above
the creek. They missed the bridge
and horses and wagon plunged into the creek below. Kirkland's
body and the injured passengers
were taken back to McKinney.
Personally Conducted Tourist ut Family
Excurtloni to Ike East
On six days in the week the Rio
Grande Western railway, in connection with the Denver & Rio
Grande or Colorado Midland, operates a personally conducted excursion to Denver, Omaha, Chicago,
St. Louis and Boston. The route
includes a glimpse of quaint and
picturesque Salt Lake City���the
city of saints���Glenwood Springs,
Leadville, Colorado Springs and
Denver, and carries the passenger
through tbe most magnificent scenery in the Rocky mountains. Cool,
and interesting ride. Each excursion is in charge of a competent
uniformed guide whose business it
is to look after the comfort of his
guests. No more pleasant and inexpensive means of crossing the
continent can be found than is provided by these excursions. For additional details, bookings, etc., inquire of J. D. Mansfield, General
Auent, 122 A. Third St., Portland,
Ore., or Geo. W. Heintz, General
Passenger Agent, Salt Lake City.
Alexander Henderson, ex-attorney-general of British Columbia,
has been appointed county court
judge at Vancouver. This was one
of the two judges provided for last
session.
I. B. HALLETT. H. O. SHAW
Hallett & Shaw
BARRISTERS, SOLIOITORS,  .
NOTARIES PUBLIC ETO.
QREENWOOD, B. C.
SPOKANE FALLS k NORTHERN,
NELSON k FORT SHEPPARD,
RED MOUNTAIN RAILWAYS.
The onlv all-rail rente between all point.
ea.t, west and south to Ro.il.nd, Nelson and
intermediate points; connecting at Spokane
with Great Northern, Northern Paclnc and 0.
B. * N. Co. ... '
Connect, at Nelton with steamer for Kaslo
and all Kootenay Lake points.
Connects at Meyers Fall, with daily itage
for Republio. *
Leave                DAY TRAIN Arrive
0.00 a.m Spokane T.88 p. m.
12.60 p.m Rowland 400p.m.
0.16 a.m Nelson  7.15 p. m.
22 honr. to Seattle,
27 hour, to Victoria.
SO hour, to Vancouver.
Buffet deeper, run on passenger train, between Spokane and Northport.
R. A. JACKSON,
General Passenger Agent,
Spokane, Wash.
Jl
Reduced: Rates: East
31 May.      8 June.
Pan-American ��� ��� ���
��� - - Excursions
June 4, 18.   July 2, 16.
August 6, 2o.
CHOICE OF ROUTE.
: Imperial Limited :
10 June.
For time tables and full information call on or address nearest local
agent. D. O'CONNOR,
Agent, Cascade, B. C.
J. 8. CARTER,
D. P. A. Nelson, B. C.
E. J. COYLE, A. Gi P. Agt,
Vancouver, B. C.
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THE CASCADE RECORD
BRIEF LOCAL MENTION.
Miss Grant, of Gladstone, ie a
guest at Laurel Ridge.
Some very nice fish are now being
brought in from Christina Lake.
A newsy letter from Gladstone too
lute for publication this week.
Dick Durrow has found native
copper nn his Cambria claim in
Burnt Basin.
In about two wet'ks work will begin in earnest on the Water Power
company's enterprise here.
8. W. Bear is in Grand Forks
lettering Ihe windows of the new
qiiniterB of the Eastern Township
bank.
Rev. and Mrs. Ray, of Columbia,
who have heen the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. McFetridge and Mr. and
Mrs. Coatee, returned home Tuesday.
Dick Darrow and P. A. Munro
have been engaged the past week
doing assessment work on the hit-
ter's claim in close proxmity to
Gladstone station.
Spring is lingering altogether too
long in the lap of slimmer. Snow
fulling on the near-by mountains
in June is something unusual hereabouts, and to which the farmers
take exception.
As^near as we can get at the matter with our reportorial forceps we
are inclined tn thii.k the pole-contract was Becured by theGenelles, in
which case Cascade will get little
profit out of it.
The Tammany Mining company
with headquarters at Rossland and
good mineral properties in Burnt
Basin, now claims to have $10,000
in its treasury, which will be applied to development work.
Managing Direotor J. Roderick
Rubertsnn, and Engineer Anderson
took a trip over the pole line between this place and Phoenix this
week previous to awarding the contract for the furnishing, of the poles
to be used in carrying the wires.
Owing to heavy rains on the
mountains between Kettle Falls
and Republic nearly all the freighting Is being done via Marcus and
Cascade, Great Northern surveyors have about completed their
wort at Marcus and active operations are looked for at any time. It
is expected a cable transfer will be
put in, perhaps the Bame one that
was used at Northport by the old
company._J	
Qeorfr McKufo Retards To Cascade.
George McKugo, who left Cascade
some eighteen months ago and went
to South Africa as a member of the
Strathcona Horse, returned here
last Wednesday, hale and hearty,
looking none the worse for his experiences in the stirring scenes on
the veldts and kopjes of the Transvaal. He has some interesting
reminiscences, which he relates to
eager listeners. Says he was in
several lively as well as deathly
engagements, and the Boers are
fierce fighters and stoic and sulky
stayers. Mr. McKugo intends to
remain here if he can find employment.	
Contract. Slfacd.
It is reported that W. C. Morris
and associates signed contracts in
Spokane last Tuesday for work on
the Republic-Grand Forks railway,
ami it was then stated that work
would'begin thereon the following
day, and that a thousand men were
to he set to work within a .month.
This enterprise is thought by many
to be backed hy the C. P. R., but
this is emphatically denied at the
Forks. Others say the affair is a
bluff to cnerce ihe Great Northern
to buy out the local promoters and
immedately build the desired line,
and yet, in the event of failure by
the G. N. to act, the local company
would undertake the work. However this may be, there is very little
doubt but that a year hence a completed railway between the mouth
of Kettle river and Republic via
Cascade will be in active operation.
Embark, la the Poultry Business.
Tuesday  Mr.  Geo  C   Rose    received by express from Mr. J.  Onr-
raher of Grand Forks a  brace of;
domestic birds, a  rooster and  ben ;
of the Buff Cochin bantam  strain
Being unadvised of their coming lit!
had not made provision for  them, i
so had to make temporary arrangements.    From   these confines   tin
buds soon made their  escape, ami
the service.! of the fleet-of-fuot citizens were called to aid  Mr.  Rose
after his collapse in an effort to effect   a   capture  of the miniature
cackters.    Upon reflection Mr. Rose
remembered  that several   month."
ago Mr. Carraher had threatened to
forward these birds, to which he demurred then and there, but it seems
the demurrer  was overruled, and
Mr. Rose is now in the poultry business on a miuiuture scale.
The British America Corporation does Into
Voluntary Liquidation.
A London dispatch stales that
the shareholders of the British America Corporuiit.n agreed to go into
voluntary liquidation. The corporation was closely urliliuted with
the London and Globe Finance
Corporation, Ltd., whose suspension
in December last caused so much
excitement on the Stock Exchange.
Lord Dufferin was a direotor of the
British America as well as of the
Luiiuon and Globe Corporation. As
this was only a promoting concern
und not a mine working institution,
its collapse will have no effect upon tbe mining industry of the province, unless its scope of operations
be misunderstood. Its failure is
not due to unprofitable mining, but
to lack of success in promoting flotations or sales that would give the
concerns big returns. We once
heard a foppish young man of
Spokane boast that tie hud cleaned
up $17,000 in two months by promoting mining companies in British Columbia. Such as these make
the success of bona tide mining
enterprises ull the more difficult to
secure capital with which to develop genuine mineral properties.
Cascade Board ot Trade.
The Cascade Board of Trade will
hold its regular monthly meeting
for June next Monday evening at
the usual time and place. The
May meeting was uu interesting
one, ub many mutters of local interest were eurueslly uiscunsed. At
the coming  meeting     the special
GOVEBNMENT
DISTRIBUTION OF
STUMPING POWDER.
Farmers desirous ol being supplied with blasting powder ut cost price for clearing hind am
obtain blank forms ot requisition from the
secretaries of the t-'urmcrs' Institutes as follows:
Henry Hills, secretary Albernl Farmers'
Institute, Albernl,
J. A, llnlllday, secretary (,'oiuox Farmers' Institute, Sandwich.
H. de M. Mellln, secretary Cowluban
Partners' Institute, Somenos.
John Stewart, secretary Nanulmo-Cedur
Fanners' institute, Murks Crossing, Nunninio.
J. H. Smart, secretary Metchosln Farmers' lu.titute, Metchosln.
0. E. King, secretary Victoria Farmers'
Institute, Cedar Mill.
E. Walter, secretary Island. Farmer.'
lu.titute, Gunge, liurbor.
E. A. Brown, secretary Delta Farmers'
Institute, Laduer.
H. Bose, secretary Surrey Farmer.' Institute, surrey Cettter.
A. H. P. Matthew, secretary Langley
Farmers' institute, Langley.
Alex Philip, secretary Riahmonu Farmers' Institute, Vancouver.
A, M, Vurchere, secretary Mission Farmers' Institute, Mission City.
G. W. Ohadsey, secretary Chilliwack
Farmers' Institute, Chilliwack,
Wm. Green, secretary Kent Farmer.' Institute, Agasslx.
J. M. Webster, secretary Maple Ridge
Farmers' Institute, Webster's Corners.
John Hull, secretary Matsqut Farmers'
insiltuie. Aubolsford.
A. H. Crichton, secretary Osoyoos Farm*
ers' Institute, Kelowna.
W. P. Horscly, secretary Spallumoheen
Farmers' Institute, Armstrong.
S. M. McGuire, secretary Salmon Arm
Fanners' Institute, Salmon Arm.
J. F, Smith, secretary Kamloops Farmers' Institute, Kamloops.
H, Percy Hodges, secretary Okanagan
Farmer.' Institute, Vernon.
J.  H.  ANDERSON,
Deputy Minister of Agriculture.
Department of Agriculture,
Victoria, U. C, May 8, 1IM1.
timittee, appointed to investigate
road appropriations  and   their
lication will  report.   The tux
��� ers generally should take an in*
est in such affairs and seek to
(he government  ministers to
��� ���ore more public and less private
netit out of such appropriations.
Our C. P. R. Agent Mlkti a Discovery.
William O'Brien, the well-known
iiilractor of  Kindt and   Phoenix
was in Cascade Monday in connec-
iii with the matter of a tender
which he had put in for furnishing
|inles for the wireway of the Cits-
1'iide Water Power & Light coin-
|ntnv- During the afternoon he
went to the wicket at the depot to
enquire whether it would be pos-;
sible for him to get passage on a j
freight for his home town. At'
sight the agent, Mr. D. O'Connor,
recognized him as his uncle whom
he hud not seen for eight years and
had not the least suspicion of his
being in this part of the country.
Their meeting was a great surprise
to both. Mr. O'Brien was invited
to visit Mrs. O'Connor and the
baby, and so well pleased was he
with this revelation Baby O'Connor
was made the recipient of a $20
gold piece. Mr. O'Brien forgot all
about his aniety to get out of town,
and passed the balance of the day
in tht* company of his newly found
relatives. He is a contractor with
much experience und considerable
note, and among hie prominent
works may be mentioned the noted
the big Louzougn dam near ^alu<*
met, Mich. He visited the big dam
here, pronouncing it a remarkably
substantial affair. Mr. O'Brien said
be had been reasonably successful
in business matters in this part of
the country which, he thought afforded excellent opportunities for
acquiring wealth and, though his
family,except a son who is his business partner, is still at Renfrew,
Ont.. he will send for them and
take up a permanent residence in
the Boundary.
A. H. Thompson will, during the
summer, run an express and passenger stage between Cascade and
Christina Lake, connecting with
the" Myrtle B and the trains. Two
trips daily. *
Don't forget the B. C. stables
when in need of teams, stabling
room or horse feed. Every convenience is provided at these stables
for any und ull accommodations in
the liverv line. *
The Yale-Columbia  Lumber Co.,
LIMITED.
MANUFACTURERS
OF ALL KINDS OF
Bough and Dressed Lumber, Lath, Shingles,
Mouldings and Turnings.
Principal Hills at CASCADE, B. C
1 Columbia
Grand
Forks
AND
OREGON
SHOip LINE
UNION PACIFIC
ONLY LINE EAST VIA
Salt - Lake - and - Denver
TWO TRAINS DAILY.
Steamship Tickets to Europe and
Other Foreign Countries.
Dully
Depart..
V4�� a. iii"
4:00 p.m.
Spakaue  Time Schedule I   Daily
Eflectlvo May IM.        Arrive
S'AbT  MAIL - For   tbe
Coeur d'Alenes. Farming*
ton, Garltcld, Colfax, Pom-
��roy, WuitsliurK, Unvtoti,
Walla Willie,   Pendleton.
linker City, slid nil points
EAST.
FAST  MAIL - From  nil
points EAST, Hukerclty,
Pendleton, Walln Wnllii,
Dayton, Waltsburg, Pome.
roy, Moscow, PttllniHii.Col.
fnx, Gnrlleld, Pennington,
and C'our d'Alene ft: 15 p. m.
EXPRESS - For Farming-
ton, Onrllt'ld, Colfax, Pullman. Moicow, Lewlston,
Cortland, San  Francisco,
linker City and all points
EAST.
EXPRESS-From all points
EAST,'linker  City,  Snli
Francisco, Portland, Colfax, Gitrllled and Panning-
STEAMER LINES
San Francisco-Portland Route.
STEAMER SAILS FROM AINSWORTH
DOCK, Portland, at 8 p. in., and Spear Street
Wharf, San Francisco at 11 a, in. every five days.
Willamette and Columbia Rivers.
Dally Boat Service between Portland, Astoria,
Oregon City, Dayton, Salem, Independence, Cor*
vullls and all Columbia and Willamette river
points.
Snake River Route.
Steamers between Rlparia and Lewlston leave
Rtparla dally at > :40 a. in.,. returning leave Lewlston dally at 7:00 a. m.
H. M. ADAMS, General Agent,
490 Riverside Ave., Spokane, Wash.
EXTRA   FINE
:   Lager Beer!
Brewed Especially for Export.
Warranted to Keep in Any Climate.
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*l*    Have an over-stock in these lines 17
flu and will sacrifice the bulk of them. ��i.
^    Come early if you want first-class   ��
���J"* goods at second-class prices. 17
flu     And while you are buying canned -J.
��^ fruits, take notice that you are look-1^
flU ing over the best assortment of Gro- ��i<f
'   ceries, Tinware, Patent Medicines  *
Mi Fresh Fruits and  Miners Supplies f|f
...  in town. .
���f* R. G. RITCHIE.    1?
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JUNE t, 1W1
Breen aud the Dominion Copper Co.
The following appeared in the
Rossland Miner of Monday, dispatched from Greenwood:
"James Breen, of the Dominion
Copper company, has been in the
district for some time, traveling up
and down between here and Phoenix, Asked where the company's
proposed smelter is to be located, he
eaid he didn't know. A portion of
the company's land at Phoenix has
been platted, and will shortly be
placed on the market. Inside lots
on Dominion avenue will probably
sell for $750 and $1,000 for corner
lots. It is rumored that the Great
Northern depot at Phoenix will be
located on the Idaho claim, owned
by the company, An idea prevails
that the company will finally select
a site for the proposed reduction
works at Carson, near Grand Forks.
At least it is pointed out that Mr.
Breen is desirous of locating as
near as possible to the Boundary
line, and the reason Carson is suggested is bceauBe the proposed
Great Northern route into Phoenix
camp is to be via Fourth of July
oreek. However there is nothing
authentic in these reports."
Republic Bunk ind Boarding Houses Destroyed By Fire.
Friday afternoon of last week a
fire broke out in the kitchen at the
Republic mine boarding house and
spreading rapidly, totally destroyed that and the bunk house within an hour, says the Republic
News.
The place was almost deserted at
the time the fire started, and but
little was saved. Four miners were
sleeping in the bunk house when
the fire started.
An alarm was rung in, but not
until the boarding house was a
miVes of flames and the bunk house
already attacked by the devouring
element. The chemical engines
were takea in tow by ti farm wagon
but before Ninth street was reached
one of them was overturned and
out of the race.
The buildings were owned by the
Republic company, and the boarding house was run by Richard E.
Davis, who is a heavy loser. A
large supply of grocer ies and pro
visions were destroyed.
Mr. Davis carried $1,000 insurance on his furniture and fixtures.
The buildings were insured for $;v
100.
What few articles were saved
from the bunk house were thrown
from the burning building by Ed.
Lowery, who climbed to the upper
windows on the outside and succeeded in entering several of the
rooms and throwing the miners' effects out of the window.
The outlook in South Africa is
anything but cheering. Severe battles have recently been fought in
which honors were about even between British and Doers. These, too,
near Johannesburg!]. This does not
look like no immediate collapse of
the Boer wiir.
NOTICE.
Steam Boiler Inspectors' Examination.
APPLICATIONS for examination for Steam
Holler Inspectors will be received by tbe
Chief Inspector of Steam Hollers, New Westminster, 11.0., up lo June lOih, 1D01. Applicants
must lie between the lines of lift anil fid years,
they must have bad nt least live years' practical
workshop experience as machinists ol bollor-
mnkers. and must also have a thorough under-
stnnillnt! of steam engineering.
Forms of particulars may be obtained, on
request of Intending applicants, from the Chief
Inspector of Steam Hollers, New Westminister,
B. 0., and must be properly tilled In find returned to him on or before the above-mentioned
The candidntes selected for examination will
then be notified as to date and place of examination.
The salary wlllbe 1100 per month.
W. C. WELL8,
Chief Commission of Lands and Works.
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, B. C. Slid May, 1901. Stjel
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