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Published (a the Interests of the Boundary and Christina Lake  Mining Districts
Vol. I.
CASCADE, B. C, AUGUST 19, 1899.
No. 41.
Mr. Rathbone Makes Cascade His Basis
of Operations in Boundary.
Already Has Somclatercsti Here���Oreat Con-
IMeaee la Cascade-Will Look Info the
Mlalaf Properties of the District.
Edgar P. Rathbone, a mining
engineer of 25 years practical experience, arrived in Cascade last
Monday direct from London, England, and for a month or two will
make this city his headquarters.
He gave a Record representative
dame interesting details of his experience in mining, and an 'outline
of his plans for the future. If the
personal investigations he will make
of the mining camps surrounding
Cascade meet with his approval, it
is safe to say that his .coming will
prove to be a most fortunate event,
as Mr. Rathbone is in close touch
with many of the wealthiest syndicates of the old world.
Mined In Every Cltae.
Mr. Rathbone has made mining
and smelting a practical business
since he was 18 years of age., In
the last 26 years he has visited and
personally inspected the best mines
jn every American mining state, in
South and Central America, in
Bant, West and South Africa, and
in every mining district of British
Columbia���including Cassiar. the
coast, Boundary, Slocan and Knot*
enay. Eor two years he was mining inspector for the Boer government in the Transvaal, having
control of some 50,000 men working under ground, and being the
only Englishman ever given an
important office by the Boers.
' It can thus be noted that he is
amply able to judge fairly of mining properties and without bias,
being withal a hard beaded man of
business and sagacity, who loves
his profession. Th�� fact that Lord
Dufferin and Wittaker Wright took
his advice, after his careful and exhaustive examination, and pur-
chased the great Le Roi mine for
$3,000,000 cash, is evidence of his
standing with the London capital-
1 ists. On this trip he has commissions to examine and report on a
number of prominent Rossland
mines, owned by the B. A. C. the
idea being to form "pups," or sub-
sidary corporations, for their development.
Cascade's Strategical Position.
Three years"jigov Mr>. Rathbone
was all through the . Boundary
country for the first time, and he
says that Cascade is now better
built and on a more substantial
footine than nny Boundary town
��ai then. In fact he was greatly
��Urpri��ed to note the many evidences of permanency found here,
When he expected to find a log
town like. Russell or like Greenwood three years ago.
Mr. Rathbone has studied the
smelting situation thoroughly ' ho
far as Cascade is concerned, has
avenues to the head sources of information, and is in touch with the
powers that be along this and
other lines. He logically argues
out that, without tbe possibility of
a doubt, from its very situation,
and advantageous location as regards power, water, lime, downhill
hauls, etc, there is certain to be
geat reduction works right here
with hearing of the roaring cascades of Kettle river. Not only is
he assured of. this by ordinary,
common sense reasoning, but he
has it from those in authority that
this is a part of the now settled
policy of the C. P. R., outlined a
couple of years or more ago. The
assured economical operation of
such an institution here is also one
of the greatest factors in its favor.
Will Examine Christina Properties.
One important object of Mr.
Rathbone's visit to this particular
pection at this time is to carefully
examine the mineral conditions
and possibilities of the Christina
lake camps, which he has not before looked over. While, in his
modesty, he does not claim to have
untold millions of ready cash at
his back, yet for propositions that;
he can conscientiously recommend,1
he has the confidence of the.leaders
of the greatest financial center of
the world. He wilt spend a large
part of the autumn in this work*
and when he returns to London,
will be thoroughly posted in regard
to the best properties and the gen-'
ernl mineral indication of the district.        ;
Thinks Caicade a Sure Winner.
Mr. Rathbone is a member of the
directorate of the British Columbia
Mercantile & Mining Syndicate,
Ltd., of London, England, the
head store and office of which in
thi* province is located in Cascade.
When interviewed by the Record,
he was making up a report of the
business of the concern. He stated
that he was immensely pleased at
the progress the syndicate had
made in the year since it started.
He expressed himself as more than
satisfied and felt confident the
London stockholders would agree,
with him that no better point in
the. Boundary' country could be
found for the headquarters, taking
into consideration the certain
future growth and the development
of the territory tributary to the
Mr. Rathbone is a conservative
man, affable and courteous, and
evidently thoroughly at home in
his chosen profession. He says
that the capital already invested
in British Columbia is a mere drop
in the bucket, compared with the
capital ready when it can he assured of safe investments He is
impressed with the importance of
this city from its geographical position, and it is more than likely
that, the syndicate of which he is a
director will shortly hecome as
mn��h of a factor in our mining
field as it is already in the mercantile field, which is also likely to
be extended considerably.
Second Bridge Oyer Kettle Krer Not Yet
TELE6RAPH OFFICE HERE ^itc.rer Kiu,earetoU
Jack Stewart and Dick Porter
went to Greenwood Thursday ��n
bridge business.
Paymaster Woodman expects to
start out next Monday, distributing July pay checks.
A box car jumped the track on
the switchback the other day, but
was quickly put on again without
serious damage or trouble.
Freight Is Arriving Every Day Over the New
Road���No Passenger Traffic Yet���Qrad*
ers Here.
"I do not think we will he sufficiently along with this bridge hy
Monday night, so that the tracklayers can get across," said Foreman Campbell to a Record representative this morning. The bridge
referred to is the second crossing of
Kettle river, just west of the town,
where a force of men have been
busy all the week, early and late,
putting the 120-foot Howe truss
span. It will thus he seen that the
track-layers cannot start on their
ten-mile stretch to the next bridge
before Tuesday.
William Mackie, of Robson', who
has the sub-contract from Porter
Bros. & McArthur, for putting in
the spans all along the line, has
had his force of expert bridge builders on the work since the rails were
laid to it last Sunday, and last
night the men were working by the
light of the silvery moon. Excellent progress has been made, hut it
is no small job.
In the meantime the; 1500-foot
sidetrack has been laid in the Cascade yards, besides several spurs,
the enirfar.iriggang has got to town
and the track is generally being
put in first-class condition for heavy
C. P. R. Telegraph Office Here.
Thomas Kelly, foreman of the
telegraph builders, with a dozen assistants, brought their boarding
car into town this week, and expects to he here for a couple of
weeks. The poles have been set
and two No. 8 galvanized wires
stretched into town, so that direct
telegraphic connection can now he
had with the rest of the world. The
instruments were connected up this
afternoon, and for the present the
office will be at the shed at the sidetrack, with Agent Huckerby as the
manipulator of lightning.
It is not probable that tickets
will be sold oyer the new lii.e for
some little.time yet, as the road
must first be inspected by the government. However, travellers are
coming in and going out daily, taking chances on a seat on a gravel
car or on the smooth sideof a bridge
timber. It was rumored around
town that a mixed train would he
put on tomorrow, but it could not
be verified at the office of the contractors. Freight has been coming
in every day, and the volume is increasing.
Rnmbles Prom the Ralls.
Freight is being hauled to Gladstone, as well as Cascade.
The surfacing gang came into
town Tnesday���128 men strong.
The two 150-foot spans  in   the
Six locomotives are now employed by the contractors in moving
construction trains and freight.
More will be put on shortly.
, V. Monnier & Co. received a car
of Pabst beer over the new line
Thursday, and A. H. Sperry A Co.,
of Greenwood, got a ci r of Calgary
Lightning struck a rail in the
hands of the steel gang several
days ago, and for a time they were
dazed. Some of the men did not
resume work till the next day.
C. P. R. Agent E. R. Ridpath. of
Robson, was in town Wednesday,
en route in. He will probably he
promoted to the agency at either
Grand Forks or Greenwood.
It is said by a prominent engineer that President Sbauahnesey
says the Columbia-Grand Forks
station is to be called Upper Grand
Forks, because that is what it really is. -
ThedopolbuircrersffiT7pm up
neat stations at Shield's Landing
and the Summit. Gladstone is
next in line, and then will follow
Cascade. At present a hoard
shanty is in use here.
Over 100 feet a week, or fifteen
lineal feet daily, are being made in
3,000-foot Bull Dog tunnel, near
Brooklyn. Considerably more than
half of the distance has been bored,
and 800 men are now employed.
Broke Throngh the Corduroy.
The pressing need of the repairs
to government roads was shown
yesterday when a freighter's wagon
broke completely through the corduroy on, hill just above the bridge
that crosses Kettle river at this
place. The stringers were rotted
through. Wm. Forrest, who has
charge of the road repairs, is putting it in good shape, putting on
new. heavy planking throughout,
but says the appropriation of $550,
betwoen here and the Forks, will
hardly touch the worst needed repairs. The chances are good for
the government tn have damages
to pay one of these fine days.
The Cascade Sawmill Co. has
been sending, considerable finish*
ing lumber to the Forks of late, to
assist in building up that lively
burg. The lath machine at this
mill has a long run ahead of it.
John Dorsey was down from
Phoenix Thursday to see about
licenses for his two hotels, to be
called the Hartford and Brooklyn,
on claims of tbe same name. He
thinks Phoenix is all right.
Alexander M. Winston, son rif
the well known Patrick Henry
Winston, of Spokane, has been
spending a few days in town. THE   CASCADE  RECORD
August 10, UN
Greenwood is said to have a
population of 1500.
R. R. Gilpin ami wife spent last
Sunday afternoon in the Gateway
A. Fisher and D. Beath have
been appointed as aldermen at
Everything the very best at the
'���Queen Restaurant, where August
Rieschl presides.
A statistician has figured out
that about 8'.290 men are employed
in the Boundary mines.
Although daily stages are running to Camp. McKinney mails are
carried bu^'cSnce a week.
The'stream of eastern, capitalists
is still headed towards the Boundary country���the Mecca of their
bones.     r
Or. C, G'.Jf}o-don has returned
from Greenwood, where he was
called on account of Dr. Foster's
illness/   "' ���
���"" The daylight' stages, both Ways,
between Cascade and the Forksi
are a great improvement on the
old night schedule.
' The shooting contest at the
Grand; ���Central hotel .Saturday
ni'cht, resulted in a'tie between
Messrs.'Hall and McLean.
; The Greenwood Times is anything bht enthusiastic at the write
-tip gtven, that city by the San
FratfciscJo Wave���for $200.
Meyers Creek, a new mining
ctoiWprtn the' reservation, is attracting considerable attention and.
mts haVebeeh |��et||rtg.readily.
V Coritihuecjl raTns have appreciably raised; the water in Kettle iriver
this week, till it flows over the new
cjkm,' Above the falls, once more;
;' One of the most sightly locations
in town is the front piazza of
; Stanley May all's new residence,
nearly completed, called Rockbank.
...LaBt week's Grand Forks Miner:
was the first under the new editor,
John It. Reavis. The issue contained a lengthy write up of the
town/ ' \.\.'.j ���	
Last Sunday Contractor Videen^
Oscar Stenstrom and a party en-,
joyed a trip to the upper end of!
Christina lake on the steamer'
Myrtle B.
The new officers of the Columbia
Townsite Co. are: J. B. McArthur,
president; Wm. Whyte, vice-president; E. L. Beer, secretary; A. W.
Ross, manager.
W H. 'Wiscomb of Spokane,
Was in town Tuesday, enthusiastic
over the Boundary, Republic and
Camp'McKinney districts, which
he had just Visited.
-Dan Brown is making good progress on his work of widening the
ft. P. R. jtrade west of town, in
order to permit the building of the
flume by the Cascade Water Power
The long string of railway boarding cars was brought-down from
Sutherland creek last Sunday, and
iriin on to a spur in the Cascade
yards. As a result the town is
pretty lively o' nights. ���
'The first through passengers on
the new railway line, arrived in
town Saturday, and put op at the
Grand Central. They purchased
tickets direct to Cascade, though
the la��t few miles of the1 trip was
made on a hand-car.   ���'���   '-���<
Stanley Mayall received a letter
irom DaWsdh recently ' that" had
been on the way only 16 days;
The publisher of the Record received one from London, England,
that was 13 days en route. The
odd part of it is that both letters
made such good time, notwithstanding they were brought in by
the Columbia Stage Co. from Boss
Will Take Place at Geo. K. Stocker1! Residence.
The ladies of the Presbyterian
church, who had planned a lawn
party, to be held last evening at
the residence of Geo. K. Stocker, on
account of the threatening weather
have postponed it till next Tuesday night. The social will be
given for the benefit of Rev. Jos.
McCoy, pastor of the church, and
everyone is invited. Japanese lanterns, ipe cream and other refreshments,; besides a musical.and. Ijter-
ary. efjlertaihrnent. The ladies, are
making'K,special effort and promise aljwlip attend that they will
have a good time.       '       -.,    ."
. The best meal is the market at
the Queen Restaurant.      :-,  ..:
Don^tforget the Record Job Department when needing fine! stationery. ''";
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SiijfplftaSpeeialit^^^V "j
feuy yoHi^
���   '.. ���:: ���iZSh'ii*
��� w ���i''";''
*...First Avenue, Cascade.
A nice line o!....<��.
Soft Shirts,   - <
Washing Ties,    ���������������������������'������>������
.   Silk Ties,   .        V
Cashmere $px,,, ,'!v"
. Linen Coats, and Hats ���
.......Just Received
THE   B. C.
Syndicate, Ltd.,
.   ^. ....MAIN ST., CASCADE, ^
.Has in stock every.,
"thing needed by the"'
And can also furnish him with the most reliable
*. Ana can aiso rurnisn nun witn tne most reiiaoie ���*
�� Assays obtainable. .*T
T*        The general public will also find here the Larg- *X
4* est, Cheapest and Most Varied Stock of A
4&   ftroceries, Hardware, Boots, Clothing, Drngsj    Vf
$   Stationery and Toilet Requisites inTown.;   ��fr
W>.v':'j './'",,      -'..:.'.'��� M ���   ��� ������������'���'.*
jk ., Silks, Laces, Velvets, Gloves and Dress g.
T\. Making: Supplies Always on   Hand. ^*
* The New, Telephone System, with -  �����'.
4* Extended Connections, is now in op-'���: .
-*.  eration. with   greatly improved results,;'....:
T* ������������ ..... ,.;, ���	
'-$ FIRST and SECOND AVENUES, and at
'���&,< ��� McRAE'S LANDING. ��L
% %4*%*$& 4*4* 4* 14* 14* fyty 4* 4* 4* 4* 3*
Opposite the Post-Office,     A- '. CASCADE,.B. ,C. ;\     ,.
Are ReceivingFresh Berries and Other Fruits; as , well as
Vegetables, nearly every day in. the week.   When .-.",
:;; ,        you want the BEST/ = and -FRESHEST,
give us a call, and cbriie often. ���������'
���      m	
%WF* Come arid trv bur Delicious' Apple Cider.
Hay, drain and Feed.
Correspondence Solicited and Quotations Promptly Furnished.   .We can save you money oh you* Feed bills.
X..'.'. .      WILL,DELIVER IN CAR LOTS TO ANY       ?
Office and Warehouses,'
if you. consult your own best interests you will, send or oring
us your order. ...Remember, we are still doing the best grade
of work ever turned out since the World began.   Address,    ���
August 10,1898
Many Ladles ot Cascade Entertained Yesterday
Yesterday afternoon Mrs. George
K. Stocker, wife of the townsite
agent, entertained many of the
ladies of Cascade at her residence,
on the hill from 3 to 6. The din-j
ing room was tastefully decorated,
the dainty refreshments being served at a table festooned with Oregon
grapevine and kinnikinic, lending
a most charming effect.. Those invited to enjoy the hospitality were:
Mesdames. Anderson, Monnier,
Bremner, Harris, McLeod, Rochussen, McLellan, Greer, Mahaffy,
Woodman, Smith, McCullough,
Gribi, Gilpin, Carden, Pugsley,
McRae; Porter, Stewart, Donnelly,
Sinclair, Wilson, Monroe, Walker.
Wolverton, Eckstorrn, Wilkin, Vinson, Crowell, "''Rowel 1, Hubbard;
Misses Dnrrow, Lamey, Stuck,
Cameron, Kate Cameron, Smith,
Kate Smith.
Frank Hutchinson was down
from the Chamberlain, on McRae
creek, Thursday, returning the
next day:
In the Burnt Basin development
i-c steadily going.-on. The Mother
Lode shaft is down 60 feet, a blower
has been put in, and the- crosscut
will still further prove the already
known value of this great property.
��� R. Dalby Morkill, Jr., and Henry Luekman, of Rossland, came in
from Uossland Thursday and went
to the Cannonball group, on Baker
creek yesterday, where Jack Spaul-
ding has a 35-foot shaft sunk, and
is working two shifts. The Can-
nonball Mines, Ltd., was incorporated last week, with a capital of
$1,500,000, in dollar shares.
0.C. Beach came down from the
Victoria grrrrip at English Point
yesterday. He is putting up a fine
cabin there and will soon start
work on the 100-foot drift He
made a wager yesterday that before
Bnbw flies, he will ship acar of ore.
Mr. Beach has recently built &000
feet of a graded trail to the Iron
Mountain, above the Victoria group,
which he says i* just as good a
property or even hetter than the
TheNb.l Minriel on the Mystery ie in 138 feet and the entire
face is well mineralized. Cross-
cutting is now going on to strike
the lead. The No. 2 tunnel,50 feet
below No. 1, has been driven 100
feet, and the Tirmation Is getting
harder, showing much quartz and
iron It is expected to catch the
lead in the lower tunnel with 15 or
20 feet 'mire Work. One of the
biggest and host ledge* on the
property if further down the mountain and has not been touched.
The Nelson & Vernon Telephone
Co. expects shortly to put in a telegraph operator at Grand Forks.
The sawmill, on the north side,
operated by E. G. Thomason & Co.
was o.old on Thursday to E. Bailey,
of Columbia, who is understood to
represent the townsite owners.
The first payment was made, and
another will be due shortly.
Thos;. F. Garden, of the B. C.
store, returned Monday from Revelstoke, with Mrs Carden and two
children, who will in future make
their home in  Cascade.   Director'
Rathbone of the syndicate, accompanied them, and will spend soma
little time in. and around Cascade.
The contract price for Cascade's
new school building is $1224. .
C. H. May, with commendable
publio spirit, has greatly improved
the hill near bis Montana hotel,.
A,laborer fell from a bridge-near
Gladstone Thursday, sustainining
internal injuries* and was brought
to the Cascade hospital.i     V
N. McLellan, the feed man, received two cars of oats and one of
hay this week over the new line,
and has nine bars at Nelson.
Paymaster Woodman1 willgivea
liberal reward to the finder of Mrs.
Woodman's gold watch, lost on the
streets of Cascade. Case is engraved with the initials E. M. S.     '���'
You can get breakfast'before the
early stage starts at the Queen
'^'Wanted at Once*
Wanted to pur 'hase immediately a pe'rambala-
tori  A fair price given. .Apply, at once to   .    *
��� -.;. 'B.C. STORE.
Notice to Contractors;
Tenders wilt He received by the undersigned tin
Augnst 3lst, for tte clearing of about sit miles of
right of way for pole Hue, beginning at the town
of Phoenix, near N.E. corner of Victoria- claim,
and running in a straight Hue through N.E. corner of Winnipeg claim, and continued Oii same
line across 4tli.of July creek, till clear ground is
reached on the east side of said creek. . Line is
slaked out on ground. Lowest or any tender riot
necessarily accepted.   For particulars apply to
������ Engineer in Charge.'.   .'
Cascade Water, Power k Light do.
Cascade City, B. C,      ;      ;' ���
August 19, 1899.
^Tenders for Stock,
Staled tenders addressed to the undersigned
and marked "Tender;" will be received at rale on
dollar up to noon, Tuesday, 29th August, IH99,
for the stock of <;aine k Ro.v, insolvents, amounting to about |8,40��.55 as follows:
...heady made:clothing..... I, 1816 98
Shirts, drawers and small' wares.   .     . .495 95
���Hats and caps../.......... -.       .........I88B5
Hoots, Shoes and rubbers ,. 1647 26
'Cigars.....1.:...; .'.C.���:.;...���.*. ....602 9CT
I Iquors ;,.., ������....,    '.(,' ,.06 60
Furniture and fixtures.--, ......!..;S06 86'
Tenders to state' rate on dollar as per stock list
which can be seen at my office, Cnsca e.
��� Cash or marked check for one hundred dollars
must accompany each tender, which will be returned If tender is not accepted.
-Thehlghet or any tender will not necessarily
be accepted.
Terms, cash when stock Is checked.
(i. A. Eastman,
'������'���-������ ��� Trustee.
Cascade, B. C 17 August. 1899.
Certificates of Improvements.
Tammany No. 1, Gold Nuggett and Gold Nuggett
Fraction mineral claims; situate In the Grand
.    i''orks mining division of Yale district.
Where located: ���In the Burnt, basin, west of
the Kdlson group.
Take notice that I, J. D. Anderson, P. L. S... of
Trull.'B. 0., acting a* agent for .Tames Peterson,
Free Miner's Certificate Mo. 3o"67A, intend, sixty
days from the date hereof, to apply to the mining
recorder for Certificates' of Improvements, for the
purpose ot obtaining crown grants uf the above
.. And further take notice that action, under section 87, must be commenced .before the issuance
of such Certificates of Improvements.
Dated this 18th day of Augn��t, A.I ., 1899.     ���
58 . J. I >. ANDKBSON.
Certlficatei of Improvements. ���
Burnt Basin, Burnt Basin Fraction, Jim Blaine
. and Jim Blaine P'ractldn mineral claims situate in the Grand Forks mining division of
Yale district.
Where located:���In the Burnt Uaslii, north
west of tbe Edison group.
Take Notice that I, J; D. Anderson, P, L. 8. of
Trail, B.C., acting as agent for John Hauser,
Free Miners Certificate No. 35681A, -Intend, sixty
days from the date hereof, to apply to the mining
recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining crown grants of the above
And further take notice that action, under section 87,mu��t be commenced before the issuance ot
said Certificates of Improvements.
Dated this 13th day of August, A.D., 1899.
Certificates of Improvements.
Mecklinburo and Mkckl��nbi'hg Fraction mineral claims, situate In the firand Forks
mining division of Osooyos division of Yale district.
Where located:���At the head of the Burnt Basin.
Take notice that I, J. D. Anderson, P. L. S., of
Trail, B. C, acting as agent for 0. ?-. Wallls, F.
M. C. Fo. 84851A, and Annie M. Hrown, Free
Miner's certificate No, B1M49, intend, sixty days
from the date he-eof, to apply to the Mining Ke-
enrder for certificates of Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining crown grants of the above
And further take notice that action, under section 87, must be enmmenci d before the issuance
of such certificates of improvements.
Dated this 18th day of August, A. D��� 1899.
61 J. D. AndibboN.
wQfand Central
Mcdonald & flood* props.
Liquid Refreshments of All Kinds
and in the Choicest Qualities. *.
(.   First Class Sample Rooms in Coimectioii.
t0f- This House is the Favorite Resort for Railway Men.  .
B. C. Li very Stable
Good Saddle Horses f<?r Hire. Teaming
on the Shortest Notice. Good Turnouts
Ready at all hours to go to any part of
the Boundary country. Careful drivers.
'  WWIW.
J, A. BERTOIS, Prop.
Stables.on Second Avenue,
(Late MacFarlane & Co.) VANCOUVER, B.C.
We are manufacturers and direct importers, and oarry a large stock of Balances, Furnaces, *
FireClay'goods, Scientific and Practical Books, Glassware, Platinum goods, Acids, Chemi- '
oals, aiid all other Assayers' and Miners' requirements. ... SOLE AGENTS for Morgan Cru- *
cible, Co., Battersea,'Becker's Sou's Balances,- Etc. Catalogues and partlculurs on application. \
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Certificate ot Improvements.
��� Cannonball, Dkadwood nu<J alma mineral
claims, Situate In the Qraiid 1'orks Mining Division of Yale District.  T--: ���������".       '��� ���:.-���'
Where located:'���On Baker-Creek, about one
mile east of Christina Lake.      ���,-'���;'
Take notice that I, J. D. Anderson, P. L. S., of
Trail, U.G., acting as agent for U. Dalby Morkill, Jr. F. M. C.^Jo. 88888A, William C. Williams, F M. C No. 846I7A, John Spauldlng, F.
M. O. No. 128B2A. Orr Grade.., FT M. C. v0.
19809A, Geo. S. Armstrong, F. M. Ii. No. 1S887B*
and A. W. selgle H'ree Miner's Certificate No.
18Q7A, Intend s.ixty days from date hereof, to
apply to the Mining Kecorder for Certincates of
Impr vements, for the purpose of obtaining
Crown Grants of the above claims.
And further take notice that action, under section 87, must be commenced before the Issuance
of such Certificates of Improvement*.
Dated this tenth day of July. 1890, A. D. '- ���>:
147 '   J. D. ANDRNSOM.
Certlficatei of Improvements.
Birthday, Edison, Elkcthic. Picton.
moncton and Edibun Fraction mineral
claims, situate in the Grand Forks Mining Division of Vale district. ,������ ,. r ���';
Where located;-Birthday���on MoRae creek
and one mile from Christina lake,	
Edison, Electric, Picton, Moncton and Edison
Fraction���on Josh creek, in the Burnt Basin.
Take Notlce'that I, J. D. Anderson, P. L. S.,
of Trail, B. C, acting aa agent for Kicbard Flaw-
man, Free Miners' Certificate No, B13250, and
Mrs. (Thos.) Addle Gee, Free Miners' Certificate
No. 12586A, intend, sixty days from date hereof,
to apply to the Mining Keuorder for Certificates
of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining
crown grants of the above calms,
And further take notice that action, under section 87, must be commenced before the Issuance
of inch Certificates of Improvements.
Dated tbl 86th day of July, A.D., 1899.
60 .    ,1. D. Anokrron.
Christina Lake
Mining Camps. '
Price, $1.25, Post Pa^��
Complied  by JOHN A. CORYELL, P. L. 8.
This map contains the latest locations ��n Shamrock and Castle Mountains, on linker, Sntler-
lnnd and McRae Creeks, and in tbe Burnt Basin.
For sale by
The Cascade Record,
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Sabbath school at S:V> p.m. in the same place.
All art cordlallv Invited to attend.
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The Republic Pioneer last week
contained an article, in which a
prominent Canadian was quoted as
saying that it waa confidently asserted that it was the intention of
the C. P. R. to build down from
Carson or Midway to Republic
next spring. It was further stated
that the Great Northern, which
had this year made elaborate surveys up the San Poil from Wilbur
to Eureka camp, had suddenly
changed its mind and decided not
to build a railway line to Republic
This it was believed, was in accordance with a perfect understanding hetween the two companies as
to traffic and territorial extension
and occupation in this section.
The idea, of course, of the C. P. R.
is to secure a lion's share of the
heavy tonnage of the great American mining camp, in which so
much Canadian capital has been
invested, and where the likelihood
is that more capital will go.
But the Great Northern, it is
safe to assume, will not give up
this rich field without a quid pro
quo. In other words, that corporation must receive equivalent advantages elsewhere. A few weeks
ago the Record published an article
on this subject, stating that the
building of a line from Northport,
up Flat and Deep creeks to Cascade, was a part of this program,
and we have had no reason to re-
ceede from this opinion. Railway
snrveyors have been quietly working in that section for weeks, and
have found good grades around
Sulphide mountain, where promising claims are fast getting to the
shipping stage.
The exact details of the C. P. R.-
Great Northern arrangement are
of course not made public, as railway companies, any more than in-
dividuahi, do not hunt ducks with
a brass band. The chances are,
however, that both lines will be
built by the Great Northern, under
the agreement, letting each company do the hauling on its own
side of the international boundary
A gentleman recently returned
from Ottawa tells the Winnipeg
Tribune that there are rumors to the
effect that British Columbia may
be given representation in the cabinet at no distant date, and the
likely man is Mr. Hewitt Bostock.
It's a poor sort of a Boundary
town nowadays that cannot trot
out a smelter Btory of some kind.
The Rossland Miner thinks that
the chances of the Semlin government being wrecked are still
hopeful,   There are others.
The attempted assassination of
Matre Laborie, chief counsel for
Captain Dreyfus, on trial at Ren-
nes, France, charged with delivering military secrets to foreigners,
will not work its intended end.
Dreyfus, undoubtedly has the sympathy of the great majority.
''Hands up" seems to be a familiar sound in towns across the line.
At Northport and Republic this
week, in prominent resorts, the injunction was followed by immediate compliance���followed by good
hauls by the robbers. A little
British justice would be a good
thing over there.
The prospects of war with Oom
Paul in the Transvaal seem to
brighten with every fresh dispatch.
The wily Boer is getting ready for
the fray, but there can be only one
result. The Queen agrees with her
advisors that the Uitlanders must
be given fair play, and will see
that they get it, whatever the cost.
The late editor of the Grand
Forks Miner referred to that grow-
town as the heart of the Boundary
country. The new editor of the
same weekly speaks of it as the
gateway. If the paper has another
change of editors, Grand Forks
will probably be the entire Boundary country. Some people have
queer ideas of the eternal fitness
of things.
The wish is evidently father of
the thought, as is shown when the
Greenwood Times asserts that the
C. P. R. will erect smelting works
in the Boundary country, "most
probably on Boundary creek." A
plentiful water supply is a prime
requisite for such an undertaking,
and unfortunately Boundary cteek
does not fill the bill in this regard
���as acknowledged by all competent engineers.
"Troubles never come singly,"
says the old adage. Joe Martin,
ex-attorney-general, has been suspended by the Benchers of Law
Society, of Victoria, for one week,
the suspension to take place October 1, for practicing champerty.
Mr. Martin did not deny the
charge.. In Manitoba taking a
case on contingent fee 1b not for*
bidden, but it is different in British
Columbia, as Joe is finding out.
Under the heading, "Boundary
Railroad���Trains Now Running
into Grand Forks," last Sunday's
Nelson Miner has the following
misleading bit of information, ap
parently   furnished    by    Freight
Agent F. W. Peters:
General Agent F. W. Peters, of
the C. P. R., yesterday received a
notification from Engineer Tye
that the Penticton branch of the
Columbia & Western railway, was
open to Grand Forks, and the accumulation of freight at Nelson,
that has been awaiting the opening
of the road, will now go forward at
a rapid rate."
The road is open only as far as
Cascade, Mr. Peters to the contrary
notwithstanding. The Miner editor must have imbibed some of
that wonderful spring witter recently discovered near Grand
Nephew of the Inventor Tells a Record Maa
all About It
One of the most remarkable
things about railroad building is
the patented track-laying machine
used, with the aid of which the
steel is laid with wonderful rapidity with the mininum of cost.
George Roberts, who is running
the machine now in the Cascade
yards, gave a Record representative some interesting details in regard to it.
The Roberts track-layer was invented by George Roberts, an uncle
of the present operator, in 1887,
and was first used in that year by
the Northern Pacific near Spokane.
It was made by the inventor and
shortly after *old to the Ban Francisco Bridge To. Wm. Anderson,
of Cascade, the present superintendent of the Cascade Water
Power Co., was then in the employ
of the bridge company, and made
the first drawings and plans of the
machine. The track-layer was
later sold to J. H. Roberts, a
brother of the present operator, who
is now the owner of the patents
and the machines.
At present there are only five of
these machines in use���one each
in Dakota, Arkansas, Idaho (Nelson & Bedlington) and Arizona.
Under the most favorable circum-.
stances a machine will lay from
two to two and a half miles of
steel daily, including the needed
ties, requiring from 90 to 100 steel
handlers, tie buckers and spikers.
They easily handle 1000 feet per
hour. So far the machines have
heen made in Seattle.
��� The operation of the machine is
interesting to a layman. It consists of an upright Nagel engine,
made in Erie, Pa., of 16 h-p, and
is placed on the front end of an
ordinary flat car, getting its steam
from the locomotive that is pushing the steel and tie cars. A tram
with live rollers runs from the tie
cars to the front, and on the other
side a similar tram brings forward
the steel rails. Both sets of live
rollers are controlled with levers
hy the engineer of the track-lryer,
who can stop them at any desired
point. Men on the flat cars tumble the steel and ties into their
respective, trams; the machines
doing the rest until they are seized
by several gangs in front, who
place ties and rails, and bolt the
latter together with lightning
(���peed. The distribution of the tie*
in front saves little time, if nny,
as the machine must run just the
same, and the tie and steel gangs
vie with each other in keeping up.
At the
Cascade Drug Co.
You oan get anything and everything yon may need tn the line ot
Wall Paper,
Paints, Etc.
Latest Arrivals at
Toilet Soaps, Perfumes, Drugs, Stationery, Brushware and Playing
Summer Dress Materials and Supplies.
Local Photographs.
Summer Shirts, $1 each, in Great Variety.
Derby and Fedora Hats.
Ladies' and Gent's Boots and Shoes.
Also, Oysters, Lobsters, Cheese, Olives,
Pine Apples and Other Fine Groceries.
Main St and 1st and 2nd Aves.
A Business Chance.
The undersigned has for lease two of the best
business sites In Cascade, situated ou either tide
of the new Customs House. Frontage, SO and 40
feet respectively; de|'" '
offer considered. Ap
feet respectively j depth, BO feet.  Any reasonable,
" pply by letter only to
G. C. RoBl,
f letter only I
t. Bosi,
Cascade City, B. C.
Table of Distances From
(Distances figured on wagon roads.)
Sutherland creek.... 8
Baker creek 0
McRae oreek 8
Burnt Basin IS
Centralcamp SO
Fisherman oreek.... 81
Summit camp.       SS
Seattle camp IS
Brown's oamp 29
VolcanlcMt .25
Pathfinder Mt '��� 28
Knight's oamp,...,.SI
Wellington camp ...24
Skylark camp 80
Providence camp... 84
Deadwood camp... .85
Smith's camp 85
Long Lake camp... 89
Copper camp..  87
Graham camp ... .45
Klmberly Camp 88
Balls Ferry 7
Rock Cut .....10
Bossburg 28
Marcus     SI
Rossland 41
Christina Lake     .  I
Giaham's Ferry 8
Grand Forks II
Columbia (Up.G F.) 14
Carson II
Niagara .....81
Greenwood  81
Anaconda ... 88
Boundary Falls 88
Midway SO
Rook Oreek 58
Camp McKinney... .70
Okanagan Falls.... 118
Penticton ....125
Nelson, Wash 19
Curlew, Wash 29
Republio 50
Gladstone.    18
Brooklyn 40
A tf
August 19,1899
With the recent change in the
management of the Columbia Stage
Co., Neil McCallum has become
manager. It is to he hoped that
he will at once inaugurate some reforms in the running of that concern, and firstly discharge the first
driver that persists in the oft-repeated offenci* of not leaving the
mail sacks at the Cascade post-
office. Otherwise, he will undoubtedly hear from it, and quickly.
'Another reform that should be
made instanter is the delivering of
the expense bills to consigner!
with all goods received from the
Great Northern Express Co. It is
the right of every addressee to get
these hills, and besides it would
exonenite the stage company from
the cliarge of collecting exorbitant
rates for the railway part of the
haul. Mr. Cooper, the Bossburg
agent, backed up by the heretofore
incompetent management of the
stage line,: has. absolutely refused
to give up these expense hills���to
the untold'annoyance-, and vexation of all shippers. Here is a
chance for Mr. Galium to regain
some friends for his company.   -
Since trje article iri another column, on school matters was put, in
type, Contractor D. D. Ferguson
has received notice.that his bid for
the, pew Cascade,c8ohool building
has been accepted by the department of lands and "works, through
"the encineer, F. C. Gamble. The
bond has been prepared arid forwarded, and in a short time .'work
will begin on one of the neatest
school buildings in this, section.
It will be finished in November,
ancf ji-jMieefJIess to' say that Mt;
Ferguson'will do a first 6lass job;
All kindsojf wild rUmorsMi-eafloat
at Columbia as to when the railway will reach.���.. that town,, and
most of the guesses are as- wild--as-
some of the metallifferous kittens
in the adjaceriV hill^ ,<iri Grand
Forks another idea has heen hatched,' wh'iclT"pf> rmtH�� "to haWI ri'lev-
esting results. AJfter crossing' the
Kettle neat Columbia, the railway
Crosses a jjortiort'of the corporation
iif Grand ;Forksviai.d the mam wagon r<>ii'If also grosses" the f airway
ljne just;th$!re.j| The hill has been
cjut down by thecity dads or others
a4t the Forks, piaking the railway
grade there some two or three feet
hiuher t^han the rest of the line.
What this Is done for if a question.
Some aVsert -the object to he to'
stop the railway triidkrlayers at
that point, hV/injunction or otherwise. But tjhe track-laying will
proceed as thoueh nothing had
Happened'.; It. always dries.
Milling rpejn in Cascade are getting to be ajiiiost as thick as railway men. *8��Wcely a Idriy passes
that cmcj or'nv��re of them does not
visit jth'e Grfteway City for some
specific; piirpoep. As a sample,
this week we had E. P. Rathbone,
Who put, thrnntrh the tie. Roi deal
in London; John Keough, who
located the B C; mine; ft. D. Morkill, Jr., of the B. A. C, and a
number of others.
The Columbia Telephone Co. is
now arranging to run wires to Nelson, B. C. Manager N. R. Stone
informs the Record that the new
service is expected to be open to
the Kootenay lake town before
snow Mies i gain.
Cor. of Main Street and First
Avenue [centre of town] ...
European Plan.     CASCADE, B.C.
Always Open. *sSJ��Jf
The Most
Popular Hotel
in the Entire
Favorite Stopping Place for
Mining Men
Stocked Bar
in connection.
If You Want a,. .-,..
Cut in the Latest Style, trimmed With the Best of Materials, and Made Right
; .'.'  Herein Cascade, Call on
First Avenue, -. -    Cascade, B. G.
Cleaning arid Repairing Promptly and Neatly Done.  With an Experience
of Many Years'in the Business, can Guarantee Satisfaction.
���   ,. ...... WHOLESALE . . . .,-. .
| XiQM6t*s, ^)incs anb Cigars. |
A specialty made of Imported Goods. Glassware and. bar
Supplies Always on Hand.    Sole1 Agents for
Pabst's Milwaukee Beer.
CASCADE, B.C.  r3&
..... C. H. MAY, Proprietor.
For the. Thirsty and Weary Traveller no More Satisfactory
House can be found in the entire Boundary country.   At our
..', Bar you Will Find the Choicest Wines, Liquors and Cigars....
First Avenue,
The Steamer
Myrtle B.
Is now ready for freight and
passenger traffic on Christina
Lake. Newly painted and refitted.
Steamer leaves root ot Lake at 10 a.m. and 8
p. m.; leaves English Point at 0 a.m and 1 p. m.
When your horse loses a
shoe or your wagon gets
"out of whack," go to	
Expert Blacksmiths
and Wagonmakers.
Second Ave., Cascade, B. C.
John Keoush, the mining man
of Colville, Wash., has been in
Cascade for the past few days,
looking after interests in this section. Mr. Keough was one of the
first prospectors in the vicinity of
what is now known as Summit
camp, and was the original locator
of the famous B. C. mine; He sold
the B. G. under bond to E.H. Harrison for $60,000, who disposed of
it last winter for $300,000, to a
syndicate of Canadian capitalists,
represented by Major R. G. Edwards- Leckie. Mr. Keough owns
several properties in Summit camp
as well as on different parts of the
reservation. He is also the proud
possessor of a fine farm, four miles
east of Colville.
The recent death of Theo Krui
per, collector of customs at Oeooyoe
lake,'removes one of the oldest citizens of this part of the country
Mr, Kruger came to the Okanogan
country in 1859 from California,
entered the service of the��Hudson
Bay Co., and was for many years
one of their most trusted employes",
and for the past nine years has
been collector of customs. He had
attained the ripe-age of 74 years,
and leaves a wife and four children, the youngest being 15 years.
Mr. Kruger was one of the four
men that came tn this part of the
country 40 years ago, they being
himself, Frank Richter. "Okanog.
an" Smith and John McDonald.
McDonald and Richter are still
living,.hale and hearty.
Probably these four men, if a
full history of the past forty years
were written of northern Washington and southern British Columbia,
would figure to a> larger extent
than all the other present residents. Mr, Kruger's life has been
a long and honorable one, he being universally respected by all.
Paul JobnH(>n, M. E., graduate
of "the Royal Technical Highbchool
and Mining Academy, of. Stock?
holm, Sweden,; 1881; late superiiiT
teudent and constructor HeUing-
borg Copper Works, Helsingborg,
Sweden; late ifuperiiitendent Sui-
helm a Copper? Mines, Sulitelma,
Norway; late manager gold mines
and mills of Compania Industrial,
Argentine Republic, S. A.; late
superintendent Ely Copper Mines
and Smelter, Ely, Vt.; late assistant/superintendent El Paso.Smelt?
ing Works, El Paso, Texas; late
superintendent Cnnsnl. Kansas
City Smelting'& Refining Co., Argentine, Kansas; lute constructor
and superintendent Leamington
Smelter, Utah; lateconstiuctorand
superintendent Hall Mines Smelter,
Nelson, B. C; late superintendent
La Gran Fundicion, Central Mexico, Agues Calientes, Mexico; present superintendent British Columbia Copper Co., Ltd.. Greenwood,
B. C, was in Cascade Tuesday, en
the way to Greenwood and the
Mother Lode mine, where he will
begin search for a smelter site, to
treat the ores of that great property. Mr. Johnson is accompanied
by John O. Norhom\ of the Unic n
Iron Works, San Francisco, and
formerly of the B. C. Iron Works.
Vancouver, who expect to furnish
the machinery for what it is claimed will be the largest smelting
works in British Columbia. 6
August 1��,18M
HeMloi Nightly Meeting! la Caicade School
Five men came to town late last
week with a complete camping
outfit, embracing wagon and team,
tents, stove etc. The names of
these gentlemen are R. E. Owens,
a student of Allegheny theological
seminary; G. F. Swan of Portland
Jos. Blussou and Frank Dickson
of Spokane, the latter being the
evangelist in charge. On their
way to Republic, while holding
service at the town of Silver, they
met Lieutenant Thomas Lavery,
who assisted them there, and came
on to Republic. Lavery for a
number of years did successful
mission work in Chicago; also
evangelistic work with Ben Hogan,
in Spokane. He is a war veteran,
has many a thrilling story to tell
of his experiences and is proud of
the scars which he received while
fighting for his country. Mr.
Dickson held successful meetings
last summer in Brooklyn.
The gentlemen will remain here
for a few days longer, and will continue their nightly meetings in the
school house. They have pitched
camp at Christina lake.
The Unit ot Copper.
In response to an inquiry as to
what constitutes the "unit" of copper the Denver Post prints the following:
"The unit of weight is 20 pounds,
avoirdupois. It is 1 per cent of
copper in the ore and 1 per cent of
a ton, 2000 pounds, is 20 pounds.
Each ��jer cent of copper contained
in the ore is equal to as many
units. Ore carrying 50 per cent of
copper (or 50 unit's,) if copper, for
example, is quoted at $4 per 100
pounds, is worth 80 cents per unit,
and fifty times eighty equals $40 a
"For each decline or rise of 5
cents in the quotation a deduction
or addition of 1 per cent should he
made. If the quotation is $3.95
then 1 per cent from the price (80
cents) should be taken, making 79
cents the settlement price, and so
ot! down to what ever the quotation may be.
"If the ore is quoted, for exam-
?le, at $3.75, 5 cents from 80 leaves
5 cents per unit, and ore carrying
50 per cent copper would amount
to 50x75, equaling in value $37.50
per ton."
Instructor Matheson Began Work Last Mob-
Cascade's puhlic school was opened last Monday, according to schedule, and D. J. Matheson, the teacher
who gave excellent satisfaction last
year, is again in charge.   On ap-
Elication of the trustees his salary
as been slightly increased.
The trustees are advised by the
department at Victoria that patent
seats for the new school building
to he erected here, have been ordered from the east.
ft is expected that the award of
the contract for building the new
school house, will he made by the
department at any time, the bids
having been sent in last week, and
a reply expected daily. The building will be commodious and large
enough for all needs for a year or
two at least. It will be located
almost opposite the new Presbyterian church building.
New Postage Stamps Soon.
It is said that the color of the
domestic-rate postage stamp, as
prescribed by the universal postal
union, is red and is intended to replace the issue of the ordinary two-
cent purple stamps as soon as the
present supply is exhausted.
Thereafter, the Canadian postal
department will issue two-cent
stamps in red, first, however surcharging down to two cents the
universal three-cent stamp in red,
now in possession of the department. As soon as the supply of
such surcharged stamps is exhausted, the department will commence
using the new red two-cent stamps.
It is expected that the new red
stamps will be issued in a few
Have you tried the Queen Restaurant?   It's all right.
America's Great Transcontinental Line
aid World's Pictorial Route.
From Kootenay Country. First
Glass Sleepers on all trains
from Arrowhead and Kootenay
Landing. Tourist Cars pass
Revelstoke, daily for St. Paul,
Thursdays for Montreal and
Boston, Tuesdays and Saturdays for Toronto.
7.00 and 15.20K lv. Rossland ar. 11.00 and H.40K
7.00 and 15.45K lv. Nelson . ar. 10J0 and 18.88K
For points on or reached via Crow's Nest Mne
B.8DK (dally).... lv. Nelson ar. .....(dally)I.80K
Casoade via Bossburc and Nelson, to Toronto,
102 hoars; to Montreal, 108 hours; toNew York,
118 hours; to Winnipeg, 88 hours. Rossland or
Nelson to the const tn 80 hours.
For rates and fullest Information address nearest local agent or,
P. Huckerby, Agt., Cascade, B. C.
W.F.Anderson,       E.J.Covle,
Trav.Pass.Agent, A.G.P.Agt.
Nelson, B.C.    Vancouver,B.C.
Best since the world began���the
Job Work constantly being turned
out at the office of Cascade Record.
The coming Commercial, Industrial and Mining Centre of Bast Tale.
The Gateway City
Of the Kettle River, Boundary
Creek and Christina t,ake Countries.
A Magnificent Water Power 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
Cascade City
For further
price of lots,
etc., address,
GEO. K. STOCKER, Townsite Agent, Cascade, B. C.      Or L. A. HAMILTON, Land Com. C. P. R., Winnipeg, Man. \*
August If), 18M
Good ore is being found in the
fehaft of the Maine and Toledo
Claims in Summit camp.
'; The recent strike in the Morrison shows that the crosscut is in
15 feet of ore, with no wall in sight,
\ Some 3,000 tons of ore are said
to be in sight on the Humming
Bird claim, on the north fork of
fettle river.
\ It is said that 975,000 worth of
ore is now on the dumps of the
Knob Hill and Old Ironsides, in
Greenwood camp.
The Anaconda Dividend and
Gold Dust, on Kruger mountain,
have heen bonded by Fisher and
others to Geo. R. Naden and H. T.
Ceperly for a good figure.
The mineral nagyagite, a tellur-
ide of lead and gold, is said to have
been found for the first time in
British Columbia on the Kingston
claim near Kettle river.
The Jewel Gold Mines, Ltd., has
been registered in England with a
capital of ��90,000 in ��1 shares, to
acquire the Jewel, Gold Drop and
other claims in Long Lake camp.
As a result of the recent visit of
Manager W.H. Aldridge of the
Trail smelter, to Republic, it is
said that the ores of Republic
camp will be treated at the C. P.
R. reduction works. ,
������Work Will shortly be started it
is said, on the Re<l Rock, a ' Greenwood camp . property, recently
bonded by Mr, F, P. Buck, of Sher-
brooke, Quebec. The.property..was
bonded for $25,000,r teni percent
A. B. Claboh was in Cascade
Tuesday, on his way to the Irish
group, near Norway mountain,
where he has a force at work. Mr.
G.lahon is also enthusiastic about
the Strawberry claim, ort the north
fork of Kettle river, which he says
is sure to turn out a mine.    .   ,
William Whyte, manager of the
C. P R. lines west of Fort William, who with other prominent
officials visited Cascade recently,
on his return to Winnipeg spoke
enthusiastically of this section.
Among other items published at
Winnipeg was the following:���
"Mr. Whyte, who is usually conservative in his utterances, says
that if one-quarter of the Boun-
djiry properties become producers,
a tremendous population will he
attracted to the region.
It is stated that Mr. Paul John-
sou and Mr. John O. Norhom .will,
on behalf of the British Columbia
Copper Smelting Company, erect
aud fit a smelter in the neighborhood of Cascade. Mr. Johnson designed the famous Hall Mines
smelter, while Mr. jjorbom is well
known, not only^ln connection
with the Union Iron works, of San
Francisco, but as at one time manager of the mining machinery department,of the B. C. Iron Works.
���Victoria Times,   ',
Exhibits Prom 75 Camps.
Secretary L. K. Armstrong of the
mining department of the Spokane
Industrial Exposition announces
that already.75 camps have promised to exhibit at the exposition
this year. This certainly is remarkable. There only remains a
dozen or fifteen to he heard from
and probably these will still come
in for no camp can afford to miss
this apportunity of advertising at
the exposition this year.
Scad It Back Bast
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 this, fast
developing country.
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.,
S. F. PNLIVAN, Prop.
This hotel is located in the centre
of town, opposite the postofiice,
and has every convenience for
the comfort of the travelling public. Finely etc,eked bar in connection.
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.
.... 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.
Second Avknue,
Cascade City, British Columbia.
.... McRae Landing, Christina Lake
Now optn under entirely new management. First-class accommodations and
reasonable rates. Beautiful situation, good Boating, Bathing, Pishing aud
Hnnting. The place to spend a pleasant holiday.
Call and see us.  Steamboat calls twice a day. Close to Brooklyn road.
Situated at the new town of Gladstone, near the Burn!
Basin Mining Region and only 18 miles from Cascade; 10
miles from Christina Lake. One of the best hotel buildings between Cascade and Brooklyn. Good Livery Stable
in connection.
JP. BURNS & CO., j
fresl] anb Qweb )j)|{eats,
fisl) anb Oysters, ��i��e anb ftresseb Poultry
���   fJT Meats delivered st Mines Free of Charge.
Mall Orders Prom ptly A ttended to.
Second Avenue, CASCADE CITY.
Ptam Drawa sad Estimates
Doors, Sash and all
. Kinds of Glass.
Boundary Country can be had in a concise and readable form
by taking 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. 8
Auvust IS, MM
Railroad Headquarters Hotel,
 ���.���.. | :.;:;;.���. j  t*
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 is Supplied with an Almost Endless Variety of the
Make Your Home Here. You will be Treated Right. Choicest Whiskies, Ales, Wines, Beers and Cigars.
A large stock of Rough
and Dressed Lumber.
Laths. Shingles, riouldings, Etc
Pure Goods for Medici- {>
nal Use
First Avenue
11 V^OS.CftQvi  $J�� V/��    Oscar Stenstrom, Mgr.
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 Itorks, 7.00 p. m.
F. M. HALLETT, Manager,
Bossburg, Wash.
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
Nelson's lacrosse team crossed
sticks with Vancouver and Victoria
teams and was beaten by both.
Nine days and 13 hours is the
latest record time from Dawson to
Vancouver, made by 95 passengers.
Work on the North Star Branch
Railway north of St. Mary's River
has Lenu stopped by orders from
Chief of Police Ingram, of Koes-
land, has asked the commissioners
to increase the police force by three
additional men,
The fall meeting of the members
of the Canadian Mining Institute
will be held at Nelson on Tuesday
evening, 12th September.
Theodore Ludgate-, of Deadman's
island fame, near Vancouver, has
about decided to erect his monster
sawmill near Seattle.
Lieut. Dan Godfrey's famous
English military band will visit
Vancouver, Victoria, Rossland and
Nelson early in September.
Victoria is en fete today, it being society reunion day. Delegates
from at least 15 different secret
societies are present in large numbers.
Theodore Kruger, of Osoyoos,
one of the oldest settlers in that
section, and for years customs
officer, haB passed on to his long
The provincial convention of the
Presby terial Sunday school teachers
will be held in Nanaimo. about the
latter end of August or tbe beginning September.
Over 180,000 was taken out in
one day from Ward's mine in the
deep diggings of the Cariboo, on
Horsefly river. It is expected that
a stampede will result.
Rear Admiral Lewis A. Beaumont, on the flagship Warspite,
who will have charge of Her Majesty's naval forces on the Pacific
coast, has arrived at bis station.
It is authoritively stated that
work on a much larger scale than
heretofore will be at once resumed
on the Arrowhead $ Kootenay railway in the Lardo-Duncan district
ThomasOoffat committed suicide
last week at Fernie by shooting
himself in the right temple. Deceased came from Orillia, Ont.,
where* for 20 years he was postmaster.
The provincial government is
willing to contribute $1,600 towards the construction of the road
from Greenwood to White's camp,
Firovided a similar amount is raised
ocally by subscription.    It will
probably be raised.
Palace giuery jgarn
Up to Date
Saddle Horses Furnished
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,
and prompt delivery guaranteed.
Fire Insurance Agency
Gkobgk K. Stocker, Agent.
Sing Kee
Expert  Laundryman.    Bun-.
dlec called for and delivered.
Work done on Short Notice.
Give me a trial.
Lsasdry at the nsref As Coamerctal Hotel
Saddle Horses for Hire,
Rear Montana Hotel, Cascade.


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