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Published in the Interests of the Boundary and Christina Lake  Mining Districts
Vol. I.
CASCADE, B. C, JUNE 10, 1899.
No. 31.
Among the Miners
With the trail now being built
from Norway mountain, to strike
the Columbia & Western two or
three miles above Gladstone, it
looks as though the Burnt Basin
would have direct connection with
Rossland in a chort time. It is
said that a trail is also being built
by the business men of Gladstone
to connect that town with the Norway mountain trail.
News from the Burnt Basin this
week continues to be of a, most satisfactory nature. A. J. Littlejohri,
manager of the force at work on
the Mystery group, came down from
the property yesterday with Chas.
Willarson, one of the owners. The
tunnel is now in about 90 feet, and
one lead has already been cut. In
about 20 feet more a second and
larger body is expected lo be
reached. Then a No. 2 tunnel will
hi'started some distance below No.
1, and later a third tunnel will be
driven still further (b'wn the hill.
The management are more than
pleased with the outlook and results thus far, and intend to push
the work as much as possible, two
;shift now being at work.
A short time since work was
stopped on the Ennismore, the'raen
being transferred to the Mystery,
the same people controlling both
claims. A new force will soon begin
work on the Ennismore and will
explore that claim.
Mike Shick has gone to the Lar-
do, and Mr. Alexander, from Rossland, is now iu charge of the work
on the Mother Lode. Thus far one
vein of free milling ore ha�� been
stripped for some 200 feet, and
another of high grade ore, from
five to six feet wide, has heen un
covered. Still another vein, said
to assay 13 per cent in copper, hai>
been stripped nearly 1000 feet. It
is the plan of the management now
to run a 300-foot tunhej 'for the
purpose of crogscutting these ledges.
New and commodious buildings
are being built for the accommodation of the workmen.
T. 6. Elgie, manager of the
Pleasures of Hope claim, returned
from Rowland this week and
stopped over a day in Cascade.
He is pleased with the result of the
development, thus far. the shaft being down 25 fee��, and the mineral
increasing with depth. This, claim
is under bond to the St. George
Mines Development Co., Ltd., of
Toronto, which has made one payment on the h.��nd, and has the
money in Hank for others.. All the
treasury stock of the company
offered was taken up at 25 cents,
the par value being one dollar.
Mr. Elgie believes the property will
eventually justify nil that has
haen said about it. It lies between
the Tarvmany and Mother Lode
Dan M. Clark came in on Wednesday from the Burnt Basin
where he has been working on the
Hill Top, which adjoins the well
known Tammany group. "Dan"
does not say muoh, but he evidently known a good thing when he
i-ees it. The samples that he
brought speak for themselves. He
reports a 7 foot ledge of quartz,
which has every appearance of be-
in/; rich iu values. We hope to be
able, in our next issue, to report
tbe Hill Top as one of the rich
claims of the Burnt Basin district.
A contract has been let on the
John Bull, and the contractors
Itavs begun work. The tunnel is
now in about 25 feet.
Christina Lake Mines.
Al. Peon has been doing work on
the Alphnnse, just north of Shamrock mountain, that is showing
that claim up iu splendid shape.
Those who have seen it, claim it
will surely make a mine. There
are twelve feet of ore now in  sight.
J. E. Mills was in town Wednesday, having just come down from
old Shamrock, where with W. I.
Patterson,, he has been working
the Sultana and Prudential. Mr.
Mills is quiet reticent, and believes
in letting the claims speak for
themselves, but believes he has a
good thing;.' That the values in
gold are there he found by pulverising and panning some of the ore,
the*result, being a string of colors
and some small nuggets.
The Tennessee, up Sutherland
creek, owned by J. K. Kelly and
others has a ninety-foot tunnel,
and by many is believed to be a
most meritorious property, all
four sides of the tunnel being iu
J. P. Graber has received assay
returns of $72 84 in gold and silver,
from samples of rock from the
Glen Craig claim, located about
two miles from Cascade, just above
Minton. No work has been done
yet. but the railway graders cut
the ledge for him. On the Dyke
Head, close to town, the satisfactory assay of $40^ in copper and
gold, has recently been gotten.
The claim has a tunnel to a considerable depth, having been
worked most of the winter.
Jane 8 -Horseshoe, Hardy mountain, Mrs. H.
McEwen; Horceshoe Fraction, Summit
Camp, A. Walford, et al.; Victoria, Hardy
mountain, Hugh Sweeney; Albion, Summit
Camp, J. E. Walters; Troublesome, Pass
creek; G. A. MuKague'; iudsey, Texas
creek, J . M. Jardon.
June 5���Bunker Hill, Seattle curup, Rolert
Clark; Great Western, Seattle camp, P.
Fernlon; Michigan, Pete auture; "E." and
Spokane Widow, Summit Camp; 'I'. E.
O'Brien and Wm. Ketcham; Canyon Creek.
Canyon creek, R. J. Cameron; Anglo Alliance, Gladstone mountain, Ii. J. Cameron
and C, S. Warren; Gladstone, Canyon oreek,
R. J. Cameron and J. D. Miller; Dig Hone
Fraction, Summit Camp, G. R. Naden and
Isaac H. Hallett; Pandora Fraction, Summit Camp, J. W. and Robers Young; Golden
Eagle Fraction, Volcanic mountain, Niels
Larson and A. J. Harrrs; American Eagle,
Volcanic mountain, D. D. McFarland.
Magnificent Specimens of Rose Quartz
Brought to Town.
Located Close to the John Ball, Near Gladstone, and Has a Well-Defined Eighteen-
Inch Ledge,
Has Bought and Will Build.
Stanley Mayall, one of the managers of the B. C. Syndicate store,
this week bought a sightly plot of
ground, on which he will at once
begin the erection of n commodious
cottage, with bathroom and other
modern convenionces. It will be
localed on the knoll just southwest
of town, across the railway, and
commands a magnificent panoramic view of river, valley and
mountain. Contractor Ferguson
has the plans and specifications.
and expects to have lumber on the
ground next week.
In the Grand Forks Mining Division From
May 31st to June Stb.
May 31--r>tella, Burnt Basin, Ulrlch Keck and
James Jones; Livingston, Summit Camp, J.
M. O'Toole; Cqndor, Morning Creek, Richard
1 henier and H, B. Cameron; Lookout Fraction, Wellington Camp, J. P. Shannon and
H. D. Barnes; Orma and Patridge, Gladstone mountain, James McMurnie and W.
M. C. Dormell; May Fraction, Summit Camp,
W. P. Harris; Black Hawk. Black Eagle and
Iron King, Texas creek, John Hansen and
James Peterson.
Junf 2���Mineral Boy, Bonanza mountain, W. T.
T. Clyde and Felix Lawern, Jr.; Blue Jay
and Blue Bird, North Fork, Barbara Ponnd-
ers, Porcupine, Pass week, J. F. Williams;
Rainbow, May Flower and Iron King, Pass
creek, Wm. Minion and J. W. Clark; Josie
Fraction, Summit Camp, A. Li Rogers, et al.
Send It Back East.
The Cascade Record will be sent
to any place- in Canada or the
United States for one year on receipt of $2. It pays special attention to mining in the Boundary
and Christina lake sections, and
aims to give the most reliable information in regard to ibis fast
developing country.
T. P. Gaine and J. H. Good left
over the Dewdney trail for Rossland. Mr. Gaine will visit Nelson
before be returns,
��� J. I. Daniel, the stage man, says
that he will soon have two good
coaches on the route between Bossburg and Grand Forks.
The cottage of Purchasing Agent
McLeod is rapidly hearing completion, and he expects to .occupy it
with his family in another week.
Major K. G Edwards Leckie,
who negotiated the sale of the B.C.
mine, in Summit camp, for $800,-
000, was in Cascade on Thursday.
Outgoing mail, commencing tomorrow, will once more leave Cascade in the early morning, instead
of at 2 p. m. as heretofore. The
cha.nge.isa welcome one.
J. H. Blome, photographer, of
Grand Forks, bas been taking Mime
excellent views in Cascade this
week, including several of the cascades. He will be in town again
shortly and remain for some little
The Lake View hotel, at McRae
Landing, on Christina lake, formerly Foster's, has been reopened
by R. 8. Pearce as manager.. Mrs.
Veitch and daughter will have
charge of the dining room. The
location is a good one, and the
house should do well.
Beautiful free gold samples do
not all come from the Burnt Basin,
as was proved this week, by a big
chunk brought down by T. F. Car-
den, the Cascade assayer, from the
Grizzly Bear claim, almost adjoining the property of the John Bull
Mines, Ltd., close to Gladstone.
Mr. Carden, accompanied by
Frank Asprey, had been making a
tour of the various promising
camps and after looking over the
splendid showings in the Burnt
Basin, had gone across to the east
side of McRae creek, where they
knew the surface indications were
of a most piomising character.
Here they secured the sample referred to from the Grizzly Bear
claim, owned by James Cameron,
and situated close to Gladstone.
The astonishing showing, of a piece
of rose quartz,, fairly,, splattertd
all over with free gold particles,
simply dazzled them at first, and
they could hardly believe their
eyes. But the yellow stuff was in
plain sight to the naked eye. It
needed no more to tell that tests
were not needed to learn that the
ore was of a very high grade character, and the piece brought down
waB admired by all.
Mr. Carden says there is a vein
of about 18 inches of this quartz,
which is so rich, and that his sample was taken from the surface.
The B. C. Mining & Mercantile
Syndicate has taken an option on
the Grizzly Bear. There are other
claims in the vicinity which it is
thought will surprise the world
with their rich showings before
Knocked Fitzsimmons out ia Elevei
The prize fight, which has heen
the talk of the sporting world for
the last few weeks took place yesterday at the Coney Island Sporting Club, near New York City
Jim Jeffries, the boilermaker,
knocked out Robert Fitzsimmons,
the blacksmith and champion
pugilist of the world.
From reports received in Cascade
by wire it was learned that eleven
rounds in all were fought by the
two big fellows, Fitzsimmons being
fairly beaten in that space of time.
Jeffries, and his friends, did not
look for the battle to last much
over 10 rounds, and their judgment proved correct. Jeffries is a
Californian and is only 24 years of
age, while Fitzsimmons is much
older, being a native of Australia. THE CASCADE RECORD
June 10,18��
R. F. Petrie has been appointed
as assistant to R. R. Gilpin in the
Grand Forks custom bouse.
If the rush into Eholt reaches
tbe proportions promised, it will
evidently be a warm town for the
next few months.
In local circles this week, each
day the leading inquiry has been,
"What is the latest phase of the
stage line fight?"
Prof. Vinter F. Cooper, the blind
phrenologist, who is now traveling
through the Boundary, was in Cascade last Saturday.
H. P. Griffin has purchased five
acres of land at English Point, on
Christina lake, and will improve
the tract this summer,
Julius Black returned Saturday
night from Spokane, and Ira Black
has gone to the Slocan to look after
some assessment work.
Miss Louise Cameron, sirter of
Postmaster Cameron, arrived Tuesday eveningfrom Ontario, and will
make her home in Cascade.
Rounders   and   tinhorns    have
been having a hard time of it lately
"iii .both Grand   Forks and  Greenwood, as the police have made them
move right on.
The Eastern Townships Bank,
intimately connected with the new
-,smelter   to   be   erected   at Grand
Forks,   will   shortly   open   up   a
branch in that city.
Angus K Stewart, inland revenue officer, of Greenwood, is spoken of as collector for the customs
house which, it is expected, will be
established in that city.
Slim Cosgrove, the genial print,
who has toured from the Atlantic
to the Pacific, has heen doing the
Boundary country and stopped
over in Cascade this week.
Greenwood is making great preparations for the Dominion Day celebration, which will take place
Monday and Tuesday, July 3
and 4. A $3,000 expense fund is
being subscribed.
Burns & Co., the universal meat
merchants, are making immense
shipments of cattle from Calgary
to west coast points. A large drove
of hogs was recently brought to
Cascade by this firm.
The Redfield & Wilson mill,
formerly located at Moodyville, on
Christina lake, is now three miles
above Grand Forks, on Kettle
river. The firm still has about
200,000 feet of good lumber at the
Tuesday evening a regular meeting of the Cascade Taxpayer's Association was held, when the resignation of Secretary O'Reilly was
read, and W. B. Willcox was appointed to fill out the unexpired
The Columbia Telephone Co.
now has its' wires strung into and
beyond Grand Forks, and will soon
have offices open in Cascade and
the Forks, with the best of sound
proof cabinets for the accommodation of customers.
C. H. May, who does the bulk of
packing for development outfits
hereabout", recently made a trip
up Baker creek, and says that a
good pack trail is greatly needed
up thnt water course. Such a trail
would also be available for many
Sutherland creek claims. Heje is a
pointer for our member, Mr.
Grand Forks Will Celebrate in Right Royal
There will be a big celebration
at Grand Forks on Dominion Day.
As Canada's natal day this year
falls on Saturday, the event will i e
celebrated on July 1st and 3rd.
A splendid program has been arranged for the two days celebration. Over two thousand dollars
will be distributed as prizes for the
horse races and athletic games and
sports. There will be a double hand
drilling contest, for which the first
prize of $150 will be offered and a
second prize of $50. The horse
races promise to be a very attractive feature. The events will include running races notably a two
hundred yard, three hundred yard,
a quarter mile dash, half mile
and races of five eighths of a mile.
The base ball teams of the
Boundary will compete for the
handsome silver cup recently offered for competition by Mayor Lloyd
A. Manly. Five thousand people
are expected for the two days celebration. A 20 piece brass band
will be in attendance.
Chose a School Site.
A meeting of those interested was
held at the townsite office Monday,
to confirm the selection, of a site for
a new school building in Cascade,
which was recently picked out by
the trustees, Messrs. Itochussen,
McRae and Ferguson. The trustees
had decided on two lots in block
32 of the original survey, which is
a sightly location just north of the
church site. This was confirmed
by the unanimous vote of the meeting.
The two lots are donated by the
owners of the townsite, and are
considered to be most desirable
property. The government estimates for this year provided for
$1,500 for school purposes in.Cascade. A goodly share of this will
doubtless be used for the erection
and furnishing of a suitable building, on which work will be started
as soon as the details are arranged.
Office Supplies a Specialty,
Hutchins &
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 hy Telephone,
and prompt delivery guaranteed.
. -J"
Have Now Received and Opened Out Large Quantities of
New Spring Goods
Including Light Underwear, Silk and Lisle Hose, Silk, Wool
and Velvet Dress Pieces, Corsets, Laces, Gloves and
Dressmaking Supplies. ALL OUR WINTER GOODS
Our Hardware, Grocery, Drug and
Stationery Stock
Is by far the Largest in Town and Prices the LOWEST.
Assay Office and Long Distance 'Phone.
j    Hay, Grain and Peed.
| Correspondence Solicited and Quotations Promptly Furnished.   We can save you money on your Feed bills. |
|    Office and Warehouses,       -        CASCADE, B. C.
Plans Drawn and Estimates
Doors, Sash and all
Kinds of Glass.
We do not claim to be philanthropists, but we do claim to have
just what you want in our establishment.   When you need
Cigars       Tobaccos       Oranges
Bananas     Nuts Candies
Fresh Vegetable, Etc.,
Opposite the Custom House,
YOU WANT TBE BEST, OF COURSE, A��d when it comes
to printed  matter
if you consult your own best interests you will send or bring
us your order. Remember, we are still doing the best grade
of work ever turned out since the world began.   Address,
-Cascade, B. C.
���sta June 10, 1899
Bossburg is getting ready for a
big celebration on July 4th, and
Northport will do likewise.
H. P. Griffin, who is summering
at English Point, looking after hid
mining and ranching iuterests,was
in town Tuesday.
P. J. O'Reillyointil recently connected with the Record, left yesterday for Nelson, B. C, where he expects to go into business.
T. S. Curtis, of Knowlton, Quebec, father of G. T. Curtis, of Cascade, arrived from his eastern
home Wednesday evening and will
remain here.
Walter C. Archer has located a
townsite, about a mile northeast of
the junction of McRae and Day
creeks, not far from the Burnt Basin mining district. It comprises
480 acres.
Republic is already building up
again after its disastrous fire of
last Saturday. E. C. Finch, of
Rossland, the mining man, is reported to have bought 100 lots
there since the fire.
The Record is pleaded to note
that it was misinformed last week
in regard to the death of Fred A.
Brown at Columbia. Mr. Brown
is improving, and shortly expects
to be around again.
Sunday evening sermon at the
church service will hereafter be at
8 o'clock instead of 7:30, as
formerly. Those interested are requested by Rev. JoBeph McCoy,
pastor, to take note of this.
The fire alarm rang out Thursday morning the cause being the
ignition of a lace curtain in the
upper part of Wm. Wolverton's
store. It was quickly put out before serious damage was done.
Mrs. H. Wilkin, of Helena,
Mont., mother-in-law of Manager
C. J. Eckstorrn, of the Railroad
Headquarters Hotel, arrived in
Cascade Monday and will make
her home in the Gateway City.
. Hugh McDermott, an old time
resident of the Similkameen, was
drowned in the river of the same
name, about two miles above
Princeton, while trying to swim
his horses across the swift stream,
last Thursday.
James Lawrence, of the Lawrence Hardware Co., Nelson, was
in Cascade Wednesday on his firnt
trip through the Boundary country.
He says the C. P. R. is contracting to deliver freight after July 1
by rail to Cascade.
The board of license commissioners for the Boundary creek Ii
cense district, will meet in Cascade next Thursday at 11 o'clock
in the forenoon. It is expected
that there will be a large attendance of hotel men from all over
Rossland riding.
The baseball boys, known as the
Cascade Giants, are practising
daily���between showers���and propose to put up a hard fight for the
$100 prize and the silver cup
trophy, to he hung up at the Forks
on Dominion Day���three weeks
from today.
H. Stoecke, has sold out his
butcher shop in Camp McKinney
and will enter the same business
in Greenwood. Wednesday he was
in Cascade, en route to Brooklyn,
where he will get four cars of cattle
for P. Burns & Co., tmd drive over
the mountains for the Boundary
Our Member Inquired lato Needs of This
James M. Martin, our member
in the provincial legislature, has
been taking a trip through the
Boundary part of his Rossland
riding, taking a survey of things
iu general as well as matters political, and inquiring as to the most
needy places in which to spend our
share of the $15,000 appropriated
by the government for roads and
trails in this riding.
Mr. Martin reached Cascade on
his return trip last Saturday and
spent a day in this city. His attention was called to the pressing
necessity of repairs on the wagon
road between here and English
Point; of the need of a trail for
three or four miles up Baker creek;
of repairs to the Dewdney trail,
und of some trail work needed at
Gladstone, all of which he made
note of.
Assurances were given that a
small debts court would he created
at Cascade���the need of which has
been felt for months.
Cor. of Main Street and First
Avenue [centre of town] ...
European Plan.     CASCADE, B. C.
T&Sf* Always Open. "=a^f
The Most
Popular Hotel
in the Entire
. Boundary
j District.
I Favorite Stop-
j ping Place for
I Mining Men
i and
| Commercial
I Travellers.
Stocked Bar
in connection.
Issued Ml Free Miners' Licenses.
Recorder 8. R. Almond, of the
Grand Forks mining division, in
his report to the minister of mines,
for the year ending December 1,
1898, gives the following data in
regard to the work done in his
office during that period:
Number of free miners' certificates 661
Local ion records  860
Certificates of work  791
Certificate of Improvements   .          17
Conveyances and agreements  466
Abandonments    75
Pilings 852
The revenue for the office for the
same tiive was: Free miners' certificates, $3,687; mining receipts,
$6,196,10, giving a total of $9,-
And It All Happened In Kaslo.
Only four copies of the Koote-
naian, Kaslo's great, paper, were
printed this week when the ca-
jnrem of the. cylinder press got
tangled with the dooflewer and
knocked the' flipflop back onto the
nonpariel italic. The press is
badly disabled and a new mpzjy-
huda will have to be secured from
New York.���Sandon Pavstreak.
The Record Job Office is
fully prepared to supply
everything in the line of
Office Stationery.
Neat, Clean, Attractive
Printing. That is the
kind you want, the kind
that pays and the kind
we do.
Record Bldg., Cascade, B. C.
��iquors, ^ines anb OsaT*8-1
A specialty made of Imported Goods. Glassware and bar
Supplies Always on Hand.    Sole Agents for
Pabst's Milwaukee Beer.
���    ���    ���    ���    ���
Bossburg, Republic, Greenwood, Grand Forks and all Boundary Points. We sell Through Tickets to all points. We
Always Leave and Arrive "on Time."
Leave Cascade for Bossburg, 5.30 a. m.
Leave Cascade for Grand Forks, 7.00 p. m.
Francis & Milne, Agents,
If You Want a	
Cut in the Latest Style, Trimmed With the Best of Materials, and Made Right
Here in Cascade, Call on
\Jlflerd7Qnt ^Jailo?,
First Avenue,    -    Cascade, B. C.
Cleaning and Repairing Promptly and Neatly Done. With an Experience
of Many Years in the Business, can Guarantee Satisfaction.
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Grand   Central   Hotel
Mcdonald & flood, props.
Liquid Refreshments of All Kinds
and in the Choicest Qualities. . . .
First Class Sample Rooms in Connection.
This House is the FavoriteResort for Railway Men. THE CASCADE RECORD
June 10.1800
Published ou Saturdays at Cascade, II. C, by
W. Beach Wllleoi.
PerYear         12.00
Six Months     1.26
To Foreign Countries     2.60
Advertising Rates Furnished on Application.
Tbe Record is on sale at the following places:
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Thompson  Stationery Co,  Nelson
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O. T. Curtis I Cascade
Casoade Drug Co Cascade
According to the latent amendments to the mineral act, the law
was 60 changed as to make all
licenses expire on May 31st, it being held that this would be in the
interest of the miners themselves
as licenses have in the past been
allowed to lapse through a forget-
fulneso of their date of expiry.
Considerable misunderstanding
has arisen as to the exact meaning
of the act, but' the intent is that
the act is to apply only to licenses
taken out after the law went into
operation. Here is what Attorney-
General Martin says on this precise point:
"The 'Placer Mining Act Further
Amendment act' was carefully
drawn and if I had to draw it
again I would not change a word
of it. Licenses issued before the
act comes into force are unquestionably good for the term for
which they were taken out, and
those who have taken nut extra
licenses in the fear that they might
have lost their properties have
just been contributing so much to
the revenue gratuitously. There is
a saving clause in the act but even
without that clause there would be
no reason to fear that the
licenses would have been rendered
invalid. The act only applies to
licenses issued after the act came
into operation. This should be
clear to anyone who reads it over.
For my own part 1 may say that
I'm holding some property on a
license taken out in February last.
It has not been renewed, nor will
it be until the proper time���and
I'd like to see someone jump my
claim 1"
The recent cancellation of all appointments of justices of the peace
throughout the province, and the
appointment of 401 persons to the
same positions, is far from satisfactory, even to government organs.
It was evident that the plan was
one intended largely to reward
party workers and tn let out those
not included in the list. The most
pronounced government supporters
in the press of the province are
most severe in their condemnation
of the general results of this move.
For instance, here is the way the
Greenwood Times handles the subject:
"Had the government placed the
names of the electors in a h;it and
extracted therefrom the number
necessary   to   make up the list of
newly elected justices of the peace,
the appointments would have given
greater satisfaction. A more unsuitable job lot of appointments could
not be imagined. Under the new
order of things Princeton containing two or three houses and about
double that number of residents
has six justices of the peace, while
Greenwood has none, and Midway
none. The nearest justice of the
peace to the city is Charles Hay of
Columbia. James Kerr, than
whom there was not a more con-
sciencious nor more intelligent justice in the country, is not included
in there-appointments. The only
possible reason for this is that Mr
Kerr did yeoman t-erviee in securing the election of a supporter of
the present government.
"The truth is that the present
government is composed of about
as poor a lot of politicians as can
be found anywhere. All the details that go to make a party strong
are neglected and everything is
centralized in the Hon. Joseph
Martin Members who know the
wants and requirements of their
respective districts are not consulted and every act of the government creates dissatisfaction. The
duties of the members are limited
to acting as Voting machines in the
house and apologists fur political
blunders in their constituencies.
If the government is'to escape disaster it must be disciplined by its
supporters. Its members must be
taught to recognize that they are
the leaders of a party only when
they carry out the wishes of the
party. Under present conditions
the rank and file have nothing to
do but attempt to justify actions
that they know are politically foolish and ill-timed."
One of the busiest spots these
early summer days is tbe office of
Mining Recorder Almond, atGrand
Forks. As a rule, one must stand
in line for a hour or two to receive
attention in turn. If a sub-recording office was established in Cascade, with a careful experienced
officer, it would relieve the.recorder
and be a ureat convenience to hundreds of prospectors.
Last winter the oppoMtion press
of the province howled long and
loud against the anti-Japanese legislation and the alien placer law,
saying it would surely be disallowed by the BVderal government.
The government press pooh-poohed
the idea, but last Monday it was
disallowed, as predicted, because
the Imperial government stated it
was inimical to the best interests
of the Empire. It remains to he
seen what the outcome of the alien
placer act will be.
It must be interesting to the politicians who, twenty years ago,
prophesied that the C. P. R., would
not earn enough money "to pay
for its axle grease," to note that
the Btock of the great corporation
is now quoted above par in the
money markets of the world. The
then claimed absurdity of its run
ning through British Columbia, "a
sea of mountains," is proving to be
a boomerang of the most agreeable
type to the stockholders.
Business considerations have
forced the Loudon newspapers to
give up their Sunday editions.
The hardworked employees will
thank their lucky stars for this.
The French people have demanded the release of Dreyfus, convicted
of selling military secrets to the
Germans, and the prisoner is now
on the way home. So complete
are the changes of sentiment in
France that it would not be surprising if Dreyfus became its president one of these days.        ;   ,
In the annual report of the minister of mines, less than one page
is devoted to the Grand Forks
mining division. The north fork
of Kettle river and Christina lake
camps are barely mentioned. Of
course the country is new but the
Record will predict that, if the
provincial minerolbgist visits this
section during the fiscal year, the
next report will'show a very different state of affairs
For several seasons, according to
the New Westminister Sun, experiments have been made in sprinkling some Eastern roadbeds with
petroleum to lay the dust. Recently driveways have been sprinkled
in this way. The cost is said to be
comparatively light, as the oil lays
the dust effectually and for weeks
at a time. The British Columbia
system of street sprinkling for a
month past has shown that it possesses all -these advantages. The
dust has been laid for several weeks
now and it hasn't cost anybody a
The effort of the Rossland Board
of Trade, to secure an additional
representative in the Dominion
parliament for the Kootenays, will
meet with general approval. In the
redistribution bill as brought down,
British Columbia was left out in
the cold. This province is also
unrepresented in the Dominion
cabinet, notwithstanding its growing importance. These things are
bound to be changed, as the importance of British Columbia
gradually but surely asserts
Notice is hereby given that one month alter
date I Intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner
of Lands and Works for permission to purchase
the following described land:
Situated on the east shore of Christina lake, In
the Yale district, having outlet of Ba^er creek,
and starting from a postmarked "S.C. Chezum'a
S. W. corner post," thence east one mile to south
east corner post, thence north one half mile to
north east corner post, thence west one mile to
north west corner post, thence south along shore
of lake to starting point, containing 820 acres
more or less.
S. C. Chmum.
Dated June 8rd, 1899.
House for Sale or Rent.
Cozy two room house, In central location, for
sale at a bnrgaln, or will rent to the right parties.
Apply at Reconl office.
For Sale.
Offers for the purchase of Lot 8, Block 5, First
Avenue South. Cascade City, are required by
Real Estate Agents, Victoria, B.C.
New Spring Patterns
and Designs in ... .
Wall Paper
Just Received.
���A Full Line of���
Paints, Oils and Brashes
Always on Hand.
Stationery, Newspapers, Periodicals, &c
Cascade Drug Qo.
Leading Druggists ef the Boundary.
Pure Drugs or none.
Latest Arrivals at
Bedroom Suites, Ladies' Shoes.
Watch Chains, Mineral Glasses and
Ladies' Shirt Waists, Belts, Garters,
Gloves and Veiling.
Gents' Hats, Summer Shirts and
Silk Ties.
Stationery in considerable variety.
Mosquito Netting, Fly Screening,
Tents, Oars, Saddlery and Harness
Fresh Eggs, Dairy Butter, Manitoba
Cheese, Hard Wheat Flour and Bulk
Pickles. " '.',>.
All of the Highest Quality and at
the Lowest Rates.
Main St. and 1st and 2nd Aves.
We do not keep "everything
under the sun;" but we
have in stock just what
you want when you start
out in the hills or "up the
Clothing, Boots, Shoes, Etc.,
Notice Is hereby given that slxtv days after
date I intend to make application to the Chief
Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission
to purchase the following described tract of land,
\ \v.: Commencing at a post located about one
mile north easterly of the Junction of McKae and
Day creeks and about sis miles from Christina
lake, Yale district, thence running forty chains
east, thence one hundred and tweut) chains north,
thence forty chains west, thence one hundred
and twenty chains south to point of commencement, comprising four hundred and eighty acres.
Waltkr C. Archer.
Rossland, B. O., June Ut, 1899.
On April 3rd, an order tor 116. signed by Lynch
& Earle, and payable to the undersigned, warning is hereby given that payment on same has
been Mopped.
Frank Fabrar.
Notice Is hereby given that the partnership
heretofore existing between   the undersigned
Subllshers ol the Cascade Record, is this daJ
issolved by mutual consent, P. J. O'Reilly rj
tiring. Tie business will be continued by W. B.
W. B. Wn U30X.
Casoade, B. C, June 1st, 1889. a
June 10, 1899
Everyone in town was startled
by the ringing of the tire alarm
last Thursday morning, but fortunately the incipient Maze was put
out before serious consequences ensued. It should be a plain lesson,
however, to the few in Uuscmle who
have thus far failed to place barrels of water on their roofs, as requested by the tire wardens. A
pailful or two of Kettle river liquid,
at the right time, might save many
thousands of dollars worth of
Several weeks since Jack Stewart had a valuable horse stolen
from the stable in Cascade, though
no effort was spared to recover the
animal, thus far they have been
without success. It also appears
that recently a number of similar
thefts have'occurred, but until
this week no trace of the thieves
was found. Thursday, however,
four men were arrested at Pull
man, a small town south of Spokane, in the Palouse country, the
names said to he Harry I'oole, two
Hoskins brothers and one VVauson,
having three four-horse teams, one
two-horse team, four wagons, a
trail wagon, harness, etc., in their
possession. It in said that the
outfits were stolen from Greenwood on May 22, the prisoners
being the freighters in charge.
They drove across the line, through
the Okanogan, through central
Washington and down into tho
Pamuse country, a distance of 1200
miles.     They * were   tracked   by
Thomas McNeil, who claims to be
the owner of the stolen property,
and are now in custody awaiting
requisition papers.
Hoskins has been freighting
through this country for some time
and is well known in Cascade. The
B. C. store attached his outfit some
time ago on a merchandise account
for $600, which was paid into
court pending the result of the
It is to be hoped that, if the
charge is proven, the horse thieves
will get a speedy and heavy sentence., In the state of Washington
it is well known that horse stealing is a crime for which a severe
penalty is meted out. We have no
room on this side of the border for
that kind of people, and the sooner
they realise this the better for all
The Record was the only paper
in this section last week that contained the announcement of the
taking over of the International
Flyer stage line by the Columbia
Stage Company. It appears, how
ever, that the stockholders of the
Marcus & Republic Transportation
and Express Company, the corporation owning the Flyer, are all
at outs over the sale, and thereby
hangs a tale, with several amusing
and interesting chapters. During
the week several exciting episodes
have taken place, and all the details, if gathered and published,
would make spicy reading for the
general public.
J. I. Daniel, a large dtockholder
in the old Flyer line, seriously objects to to the transfer of stock,
stages, harness and other ictas to
the Columbia Stage Company, and
of cuui>e has the bucking of U rand
Forks, the people of which did
everything to help the new line
along. He claims ownership in
some of the outfit and has tried to
retain it, but thus far Manager
Rogers, of the Columbia line, has
come out ahead in the fight.
Messrs. Plummer and Ridpath of
the M. & R. Co., secured an order
from a Spokane court restraining
Daniels from interfering. On
Tuesday, four Flyer horses, claimed
by Daniel, were driven down to
Toulou's, but Daniel ordered them
brought hack to this side of the
line. This was done and the animals were tied to trees just north
of Russell. Wednesday an exciting raGe occurred between Daniel
and Rogers to get to the horses
firit. At Hall's Rogers jumped on
a saddle horse, got to Russell
ahead, secured the horses and
brought them to the barn in Cascade. The two men nearly came
to blows here, and it is said did
have an encounter at the Forks
In the meantime. W. A. Ragsdale.
acting for Daniel, was arrested in
Bossburg for bringing the horses
hack to British soil.
It is probable that the controversy will be thoroughly aired in
the courts, and also that the Grand
Forks people, thoroughly opposed
to anything that savors of Columbia, will move heaven and earth
to establish a new stage line to run
to Bossburg.
While the counter injunctions
are pending in the courts between
the Kaslo & Slocan and the C. P.
R. in regard to building their new
lines through the Duncan pass, to
get into the Lardo country, both
roads have large forces at work on
other portions of the line, some
800 men altogether being employed.
Duncan City and Argenta are consequently lively points at present.
(Graduate <>' Mc  111 University.)
Telephone PACrATlP   Tl   C
Connection. ^A&LAUB, D. V,.
Physician and Surgeon,
fttje gospital,-
OFFICK HOURS, 9 to 11 a.m. and 8 to 4 p.m.
Delivered free to
any part of the
I     I     I
hi Cigars,..
When you can get better and more desirable
Home Made Goods right here ��
The Royal Seal
Are acknowledged to be the Best Clear Havana $70 Cigars on the western market, and
are kept by all the best Hotels, Saloons and Cigar Stores in the Boundary.   Made by the
P. O. Box 126.        Telephone 118.  .... NELSON, B. C.
H 6
June 10,18W
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Brief Bits Prom Many Camps
The big pumping plant has been
installed at the Winnipeg mine,
and is now at work taking the
Water out.
The Little Bertha Gold Mining
Co., Limited, of Greenwood, has
been incorporated with a capital of
Recently, from a streak of quartz
on the Contention group, situated
near Pierre lake, an assay of $236
in gold was secured.
The Nelson and Vernon Telephone company hive extended
their system to the Sunset and
Mother Lode mines.
Clarence McCuaig, the Montreal
mining promoter, has purchased
100,000 shares of the stock of the
Blacktail mine in Republic camp
The Katy L., in Providence
camp, is an extension of the well
known Combination. The ledge
on the former has been stripped
and a five foot body of ore is in
The John Bull Mines, Ltd., has
recorded the bill of sale of the John
Bull and Marinette claims, near
Gladstone, from Messrs. Cameron,
Forrest, Good, Dixon and Darrow
to the new corporation.
The Skylark, in Skylark camp,
is one of the oldest locations in
Boundary creek.   It  wan  worked
when the tire had to be packed to
Marcus, and $25,000 worth of ore
was shipped this way.
Hon. Chas. H. Mackintosh, managing director of the British America Corporation, is reported to have
organized another company in
London, with a capital of $20,000,-
000, for the purpose of taking over
mining properties in B. C. L
The Paymaster, near the new
town of Beaverton, on the west fork
of Kettle river, has been bonded by
Messrs. Shields, Beath and Woods
to an eastern syndicate for $15,000,
and development will be at once
inaugurated. Surface assays gave
$14.20 in gold and silver.
The Sunset group in Deadwood
camp, owned W. L. Hogg, of Montreal, has been acquired by the
Montreal Boundary Creek Mining
Co., with a capital of $2,000,000.
Some 1,300 feet of work has been
done, and the 60-foot solid ledge of
ore gives average assays of $20
J. H. Macfarlane is the capable
manager of the property, which is
located close to the well known
Mother Lode. As soon as the railway is finished the big plant
already ordered, will be brought in
and installed on the property.
Church Service
Divine service will be conducted by Rev. Joseph
McCoy, M. A. tomorrow (Sunday) at 11 a.m. and
8:00 p.m., Standard Time, In the school-house.
Sabbath school at 2:80 p.-m. tti the same place.
All are cordially Invited to attend.
Don't forget the Record Job Department when needing stationery.
Started on The Contract
G. L. Woodard, who is associated
with E Hildenrandt, in the contract for the 20.000 fence posts for
enclosing the new railway, where-
ever needed, from Cascade to Mid-
Way, which was let last week by
Chief Engineer Tye, started on
Monday with a force of men for
the scene of operations, a few miles
above Gladstone.
It will probably take four or five
weeks to complete the order, and
the 8^x5 posts will nil he gotten
out in or near the swamp on the
Brooklyn wagon road, where McPherson Bros. & Stout's railway
sawmill was first located. A,dozen
men will be given employment.   r;
C.W.GREEK, Prop.
Fresh Bread, Cakes and Pastry of All Kinds Furnished on Shortest Notice.
Goods delivered to any part of
the city.
Next door to the
B. f. Restaurant:     ^
We can quote you prices that will
interest you, if you will give us a
chance, on the following lines:
Wall Paper
and the Sundry Lines handled by an
up-to-date Drug and Stationery house.
Our address:
Canada Drug & Book Co.,Ltd.
Fire Insurance Agency
Gkorgk K. Stockkr, Agent.
The Record is opening up a constantly improving ' paystit-nk of
Fine Job Printing. You are cordially invited to assay it.
The coming Commercial, Industrial and Mining Centre of Bast Tale.
The Gateway City
Of the Kettle River, Boundary
Creek and Christina Lake Countries.
A Magnificent Water ��ower of 20,000 Horse Power.
The center of
a 'marvellously
A most promising opportunity for business
locations and realty .investments.
A most advantageous smelter
location and railroad center. One
mile from Christina Lake, the
Great Pleasure
For further
price of lots,
etc., address,
Cascade City
GEO. K. STOCKER, Townsite Agent, Cascade, B. C.       Or L. A. HAMILTON, Land Com. C. P. R., Winnipeg, Man. Al
June 10. 1890
Of the Act Making Eight Hours a Day's Labor
in Metalliferous Mines.
The Record has been asked by
local mining men for the exact
wording of the order of the government, by which the eight-hour act
goes into effect next-Monday, the
12th instant. We give it here verbatim as it appeared in the official
Rritish Columbia Gazette, on .page
723, in the issue for May 11th:   >
Notice -In Re "An Act to Amend
the 'Inspection  of Metalliferous
Mines Act.' "
Mine owners, agents, managers
of mines and lessees are hereby
notified that, 30 days from date,
the Inspector of Mines will enforce
section 4 of the above-mentioned
"(13.) No person  shall  be employed underground in any metalliferous mine for more than eight
hours in every twenty-four hours,"
J. Fred Hums,
Minister of Mines.
Department of Mines,
11th Mav, 1899.
When you horse loses a
shoe or your wagon gets
"out of whack," go to	
Expert Blacksmiths
ana Wagonmakers.
Second Ave., Cascade, B. C.
This hotel is located in the centre
of town, opposite the postoffice,
and has every convenience for
the comfortof the travelling public. Finely st( eked bar in connection.
The Steamer
Myrtle B.
Is now ready for freight and
passenger traffic on Christina
Lake. Newly painted and refitted.
Steamer Leaves Moody's Landing for English  Point at  10 a. m.
daily.    Arrives on return trip at 2.
.    BEN LA VALLEY, Owners.
Constable Darraugh returned yesterday from a pcll-tax collecting
trip, extending to Gladstone.
Peter Larson, of Mann, Foley
Bros. & Larson, is said to have
recently purchased a silver-lead
property in the Liirdn for $80,000.
Mr. Larson arrived in Cascade last
Saturday and left the next morning.
Judge John Twohy, of Twohy
Bros., who had a sub-contract of
two miles on this, railway, near
Brooklyn, was in town Wednesday.
They are now just finishing a contract at Ockonook, Idaho, on the
Kootenay Valley raflway.
Spokane Falls &
Northern System.
Nelson and Fort' Slicjpard Ry, Co,
Red Mountain Railway Co.
The direct and only All-Rail Route
between  the   Kootenay   District
British Columbia Points,
Pacific Coast Points,
Puget Sound Points,
Eastern Canada and United States.
���Connects at Spokane with���
O. R. R. & NAV. CO.
Maps furnished, tickets sold and information
ttlveri by local and connecting line ticket agents.
Passengers for Kettle River and Boundary
creek connect at Marcus and Bossburg with
stages daily.
C. G. DIXON, G. P. &T. A.,
Spokane, Wash.
Tbe Canadian Pacific
RAILWAY and    ,
Is the Shortest, Quickest and Best
Route to the Coast, China. Japan
and Australia, and to all Eastern
and European points.
Tickets issued through and baggage checked through to destination.
A. Bremner, Agent,Cascade,B.C.
W.F.Anderson,      E.J.Coyi.e,
Trav.Pass. Agent,     Dist.Pass.Agt.
Nelson, B.C.    Vancouver,B.C.
.... McRae Landing, Christina Lake
Now open under entirely new management. First-class accommodations and
reasonable rntes. Beautiful situation, good Boating, Bathing, Wishing aud
Hunting.   The place to spend a pleasant holiday.
Call and see us.   Steamboat calls twice a day.   Clone to Brooklyn road.
.... C. H. Thomas, Prop. ...
The Original and Oldest Hotel in this part of tht
district. Headquarters for Contractors, Mining Men
and Travellers.
Well Stocked Bar in Connection.
i ,    Second Avenue,
Cascade City. British Columbia.
B. C. Livery Stable
Good Saddle Horses for Hire. Teaming
on the Shortest Notice. Good Turnouts
Ready at all hours to go to any part of
the Boundary country. Careful drivers.
Stables on Second Avenue,      -      -      -      -      -    CASCADE, B. C.
��� ���-���-���-���-���-���-���
Corner Fihst Ave. and Main St., Cascade City, B. C.
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.
<^���G. DEVON, Prop.
Boundary Country can be had in a concise and readable form
by reading the Cascade Record every week. Send along your
two dollar bill and keep posted on the greatest mining district
in British Columbia.   Address, The Record, Cascade,B.C.
P. BURNS & CO., j
fresl] anb Qxreb )j)fteats,
f isl; anb Oysters, jjiue anb ftresseb Poultry
0T Ments delivered at Mines Free of Charge,
Mail Orders Promptly Attended to
Second Avenue, CASCADE CITY.
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 tbe iiest" hotel buildings between Cascade and Brooklyn. Good Livery Stable
in connection.
JOHN DORSEY, Proprietor. 8
June 10. 1899
Railroad Headquarters Hotel.
When Visiting the Gateway City on Railroad, Mining or     Our Bar is One of the Features of this Establishment. It
Smelter Business, You   are   Cordially Invited to
Make Your Home Here. You will be Treated Right.
is Supplied with an Almost Endless Variety of the
Choicest Whiskies, Ales, Wines, Beers and Cigars.
A large stock of Rough
and Dressed Lumber.
Laths, Shingles, flouldings,  Etc
First Avenue
^QSCQOC,   Jj. \j.    Osoab Stenstrom, Mgii.
tfte yuhon $tore,
Wholesale Dealers in
>fe fines, Liquors and Cp.<
All Kinds of General Men's Furnishings at Retail.
Office niul Warehouse.,
Commercial Hotel
The Largest and Most Popular Hotel in the city
Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
First Ave. and Main St.,   -   CASCADE, B. C.
For the best since
the world began
apply to
The Record, Cascade, B.C.
Casimir, the Indian who Bhot
ami killed Walter Phillips at Kam-
loops, was hanged on June 2nd.
Kamloops is considering the
enlargement of its electric light
and water works plants.
Vancouver is to have a weekly
devoted exclusively to sport and
Neil McGill has been appointed
to the position of Chief of Police of
K a hi loops.
Kaslo will establish fire limits.
A number of fires have taken place
there lately.
John Chapman has been appointed Chief of the Kaslo Police
to succeed Marsh Adams. His duties commenced on June 1st.
The people of Armstrong and
vicinity will celebrate. Dominion
Day in a becoming and thoroughly
loval and patriotic manner.
Donald Perreis, the New Westminister murderer, has been
granted a respite from May 30th
to June 30th, to enable a commission to look into the question of
his sanity.
Sinclair, the Trail defaulter,
has been found guilty at the Nelson
assizes. D. W. Brewster, also implicated, was al��o found guilty.
Pasto, the Italian who killed Dennis Ryan at Cranbrook on the
night of March 27, was sentenced
by Mr. Justice Drake to be hanged
at Nelson on Thursday, August
Buy your
....Opposite the P.O.
A nice line of	
Soft Shirts,
Washing Ties,
Silk Ties,
Cashmere Sox,
 Just Received
Palace giuery $arn
Up to Date Livery.
Saddle Horses Furnished
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We have a little story to \ I
tell you about Brushes. \\
If you need anything in 3!
this line, of almost any 3!
kind, call around and ) I
look over our stock.       j!
Hair Brushes I:
Clothes  "
Shaving "
Fibst A vkmCascadk, B.C.
Sam Sing,
Laundry at rear of the Custom
House, First Ave.
Clothes called for and delivered.


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