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Published in the Interests of the Boundary and Christina Lake  Mining Districts
Vol. II.
CASCADE, B. C, MARCH 24, 1900.
No. 20.
J. K. Kelley's Claims on Sutherland
Creek Improving with Explorations.
The Dykehead only three Miles from Cascade Between the Railroad and Christina Lake.
J. K. Kelley has got a mine, not
only in his mind, hut as an actual
fact. He deserves to have a good
one, for through thick and thin he
has persisted in developing it. It
is right along side of of the C. P. R.
hetween it and Christina lake.
There is now but little douht, if any,
that Kelley's group of mines at the
point mentioned, will before many
months be the scene of mining
operations on a large scale.
Mr. Kelley writes Frank Hutchinson, who has several good claims
on Christina lake, among which is
the Elmore, that he has struck
shipping ore on the Dykehead
claim, where the principal work has
at present been done. There are 18
inches of chipping ore that goes upwards of $50 per ton gold and copper. Besides this payelreak there
is another 20 feet of a ledge that
runs $15. Work is now being
pressed upon the property to ascertain the extent ef the ledge.
News Comes that the Ledge has been Met
in the Avon
Information has been conveyed
to the Roi-sluiid Miner that the
ledge has been met in the Avon
tunnel. The tunnel on the Avon
has heen driven in for a distance
of 105 feet, and the ledge was encountered on Friday, and the work
of crosscuting it had just been
commenced when the messenger
who carried the news in left the
Tho Cascade has a shaft on it
which is now down 40 feet. There
is also a tunnel which has been
driven for 100 feet. A contract has
been let for an additional 100 feet
of tunnelling, which iB to be completed by June 1. The depth then
attained at the end of the working
will be between 150 and 200 feet.
The ore upon this property asnays
from $20 to $40, the width of the
lead being from three to four
School Inspector's Visit.
Mr. William Burns, B. A.,school
inspector for the districts of Yale
and Kootenay, spent Monday afternoon and Tuesday forenoon at the
school here. He came at an unfortunate lime, as only six pupils
were present, the rest being at
home more or less ill from the
effects of vaccination. If Mr.
Burns had come last week, be
would have had a better opportunity to form a correct estimate of
the work done in the school.
An   Interesting   Programme���Delicious   Refreshments���Amusing Oames.
The social held by the Mutual
Aid Society of Cascade on Thursday evening was a pronounced success in the matter of enjoyment,
although, in the matter of attend*
a nee, it was not equal to the socials
held of late by the society. As the
room was not so crowded as usual,
those present entered into Ihe different games and other amusements
with a great deal of spirit, and appeared to enjoy themselves thoroughly. Mr. John Simpson acted
as chairman during the evening.
The genial face of Mr. McCoy
was very much missed, and his
musical talent was also greatly
missed. Mr. Stocker, however, was
on hand as usual, and delighted
the audience with his singing,
especially with his song in the
Yankee dialect, which gave a great
deal of amusement to hiB hearers.
Miss Darrow's instrumental music
was highly appreeiated,as were also
the readings of Messrs. Kelman and
Simpson, and the recitation of Mr.
Ritchie. The singing and instrumental music of Mrs. M. J. Quinlivan, who a short time ago came
from Priceville, Ontario, ami took
up her abode in our midBt, were
greatly admired. This lady has a
sweet voice, and produces most
melodious strains from the violin. It is to he hoped that she
will favor the society on another
occasion with additional proofs of
her musical ability. After the
regular programme had been rendered, Mr. Reeves and others delighted the audience with songs and
instrumental music. Three charades were also acted, the words represented being "mushroom," "'Tebo"
and "sausage," the words used for
the syllables of the last word being
"sauce" and "age." Mr. Ritchie's
representation of the word "age"\vas
especially praiseworthy.
The refreshments, which were
abundant and of good quality,
were distributed under the superintendence of Mrs. Wolverton and
Miss Cameron. Al) took part in
this part of the programme with
evident relish.
After the distribution of the re
freshments, games of different kinds
were indulged in. The expression,
"Bologna Sausage," was also represented as a charade, Miss Cameron
and MessrB. Kelman, Ritchie and
Simpson taking part. The latter
word was represented by the words
"saw" and "sage," and the able
manner in which Miss Cameron
wielded ihe saw produced envy in
the breasts of the male sex present.
The amusements of this thoroughly
enjoyable evening came to an end
shortly before midnight.
Sam Sing and John Estocb Engage In a
flame of Cards and a Foot Race.
The war clouds floated close over
Cascade the first few days of this
Last Saturday was pay-day for
one or more of the gangs working
on the big flume. Indulgence in
"Ohbejoyful,"which usually follows
pay-day resulted in several scrapping bouts, which tended to relieve the monotony of unemployed
loungers, Only one of the affairs
however proved to be of sufficient
proportions to enlist the attention
of the authorities.
This was the difficulty hetween
Sam Sing and John Estocb, an
Austrian, and recent arrival. These
two gentlemen were playing cards
Tuesday afternoon. Sam's luck
was good and he was raking in the
Austrian's money which wrought
him up to the fighting pitch. Sam
seeing there was liable to be a lively time for him if he tarried at the
game, drew down his money and
started to leave, and the Austrian
followed, both on the dead run.
Sam ran to his washhouse, his
pursuer arriving there at about the
same time, hut the frightened
washerman succeeded in getting inside. The Austrian, not to be thus
easily foiled, took a club and began
smashing in the doors and windows.
At this stage of the game, Oflicer
Widdicombe appeared on the scene
aud put the odstrep<*ous John Es-
toch under arrest. From this on
the trouble for John assumed a
different phase. He was taken to
Her Majesty's lockup and held
there till 4.30 Wednesday afternoon,
when he was brought before Justice
Rochussen. On pleading guilty of
the charge laid against him, the
Justice sentenced the prisoner to
30 days at hard labor. Provincial
Officer D. J. Darraugh arrived on
Thursday's train and took the
prisoner away.
Stage Line Between Cascade and Bossbnrg again in Operation.
To Run Through in Pour 'Houra..Ck��e Railway Connections at Cascade and Bon-
burg will Be Made.
The Canadian Pacific has recently reduced its passenger rates in
Manitoba to three cents a mile.
Next week Messrs. Bell & Duncan
will start a stage line between Cascade and Bossburg. They formerly owned and operated a line between these points, but owing to
severe competition sold out last
year to G. W. Williams.
The roads are in fairly good condition now, the stock having had a
long rest is in fine shape, and it is
expected that the run between here
and Bossburg will be easily made
in four hours.
It is claimed by the promoters of
this line that it will he as heretofore the popular and least expensive route to all points in the
Boundary for travellers from the
south and east.
There is much travel between
rervation points, and as the time
for opening the north half approaches, that travel will increase
Tbe head quarters of the stage
line and its office at this end will
be at the Hotel Cascade. C. H.
Thomas,tbe enterprising proprietorr
will enlarge his stable room by the
addition of 30 or 40 feet to his barn
for the accommodation of the stage
A Rancher Named J. S. Sutherland and Two-
Hones Engulfed In Its Angry Waters.
Word came to town Wednesday
that a man named J. S. Sutherland,
while attempting to ford the Kettle
river with his two-horse team near
the Manly ranch, a week ago yesterday, was drowned, together with
the horses. At nny rate such it
the supposition at this writing, as
the wagon nnd dead horse were discovered Tuesday by it party floating logs down the stream, and Mr.
Sutherland had not been seen since
the previous Friday. At last accounts search was being made for
the unfortunate man's body. Sutherland was well known here, and
bought some of the live stock sold
here by Deputy Sheriff Cooper recently. At low water the Kettle
river is fordahle at the point where
the accident happend,hut the melting snow had swollen the river beyond the victim's calculations. He
is said to have relatives in Ontario.
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TttE: B. C.
We Take Stock March 31st and Want to Clear Out all
Winter Goods and_Remnants Prior to That Date
Hardware, Boots, Clothing, Drugs, Stationery,
Groceries, and all Miners' Requirements, at the
Lowest Rates in Town
*Ole $iSSes* flections anb Cheapest prices are to be
t^ad at tl]c  ~.-  ���
11 Irani and Mining Syndicate's Store.
Branches at Gladstone, English Point (Christina lake) and at Eagle City on North Fork.jj
Assay office and Long Distance Telephone at CASCADE.
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March 24, 1800
Premier Martin has given to the |
press the platform on tvliich his
government will stand nnd it is
printed in full below:
: 1. The abolition of the $200 deposit for candidates for the legislature.
2. The bringing into force, as
s.ion as arrangements can be completed, of the Torreus registry
3. The redistribution of the
constituencies on th basis of population, allowing to sparsely populated districts a proportionately
larger representation than to populous districts and citieu.
4. The enactment of an accurate
sy.leni of government scaling of
loj{i��, and its rigid enforcement.
5. The re-enactment of the dis-
ullowtd labor regulation act, etc.,
1.S98, and also all the statutes of
lSi/9, containing anti-�� ongolian
clauses, disallowed by the Dominion government.
6. To take a firm stand in every
other possible way with n view of
discouraging the spread of cheap
Oriental labor in this province.
7. To provide for official inspection of all buildings, machinery
and works, with a view of compelling the adoption of proper safeguards to life and health.
8. With regard to the eight-
hour law, the government will continue to enforce the law as it
stands. An immediate inquiry
will be held by the minister of
mines into all grieviances put forward in connection with its operation, with a view of bringing about
an amicable settlement. If no
settlement is reached the principle
of the referendum will be applied
aud a vote taken at the general
election as to whether the law
shall he repealed. If the law is
sustained by the vote, it will be retained on the statute book with its
penal clauses. If modified in any
way without impairing the principle of the law hy removing any of
the friction brought about, it will
be adopted. If the vote is against
it the law will he repealed.
9. To re-establish the London
agency of British Columbia, and to
take every effective meaiiB of bringing before the British public the
advantages of this province as
a place for the profitable investment of capital
10. The retaining of the resources of the province as an asset
for the benefit of the people and
taking effective measures to prevent
the alienation of the public domain
except for actual settlers or for
actual bona fide business or industrial purposes, putting an end to
the practice of speculation in connection with the same.
11. The taking of active measures for the systematic exploration
of the province.
12. The borrowing of money for
the purpose of providing roads,
trails and bridges, provided that in
every ease that the money tuc^s-
sary to | :>y the intern I and nuking
fund in connection with the loan
shall be provided by additional
taxation so as not to impair the
credit of the province.
13. In connection with the construction of government roads and
trails, to provide by the employment of competent civil engineers
and otherwise that the government
money is expended upon a system
which will be advantageous to the
general public, so that, the old
system of providing roads as a
special favor of the government
may be entirely discontinued.
14. To keep the ordinary annual
expenditure within the ordinary
annual revenue in order to preserve intact the credit of the province, which is its best asset.
15. To adopt a system of government construction and operation of
railways and immediately to proceed with the construction of a railway on the south side of the Fraser
river, connecting the coast with the
Kootenay district, with the understanding that the other railways
now constructed in the province
give fair connections and make
equitable joint freight nnd passenger arrangements, the province will
continue this line to the eastern
boundary of the province. Proper
connection with such Kootenay
railway to be given to the island of
Vancouver. With respect toother
parts of the province to proceed lo
give to every portion of its railway
connection at as early a date as
possible, the road when finished to
be operated by the government
through a commission.
16. A railway bridge to be constructed in connection with the
Kootenay railway across the Fraser
at or near Westminister and running powers given over it to any
railway company applying for the
same under proper conditions.
17. In case it is thought at any
time advisable to give a bonus to
any company, the same to be in
cash nnd not in any way of n land
grant, nnd no ca*h bonus to be
granted except upon the condition
that a fair amount of bondB or
shares of the company be transferred to the province and the effective
means taken to give the province
control of freight and passenger
rates, and provision made against
such railways having any liabilities
against it except actual cost.
18. To take away from the lieutenant - governor - in - council any
power to make substantive changes
in the law, confining his jurisdiction
entirely to matters of detail in
working out the laws enacted by
the legislature.
19. The establishment of an
institution for the education of the
deaf and dumb.
20. To repeal the alien exclusion
act, as the reasons justifying it no
longer obtain.
21. An amicable settlement
with the government as to Dead-
man's island, Stanley park nod
oiher hinds and nn arrangement
with Mr. Luilgate by which, if possible, a sawmill industry may be
established and carried on on Dead-
man's island   under   satisfactory
conditions, protecting the rights of
the public.
22. Proper means of giving instructions to miners and prospectors.
Last week Summit camp shipped
40 tons of ore to the Trail smeller.
The total shipments from tbe mines
in that camp up to March 17 was
1,800 tons.
'Ihe recent strike of an ore body
28 feet wide in the 55-foot level of
the Strawberry claim in Brown's
camp has again attracted attention
to the richness of the mineral belt
on the north fork of the Kettle river.
NOTICE- Ii hereby given tbat I, the undersigned, will not be responsible for any debts contracted by my wife, Mrs. /��a Thompson, she having
deserted my bed and board, und all parties are
warned not to trust her on my account.
A. H. Thompson.
Cascade, March 17,1900.
America's Great Transcontinental Line
and World's Pictorial Route.
The Direct Route
From Kootenay Country
Kettle River and Boundary
Creek Districts to all points
East and West
First-class Sleepers on all tinins
from Revelstoke and Kootenay
St. Paul, Sundays and Wednesdays for Toronto, Fridays for Montreal and Boston. Same
cars puss Revelstoke one day em lier.
Direct Connection via Robson to snd Irom all
Leave CASCADE Arrive
16.52 Daily ex. Sun. 13.06
For rates and full information address n< ar-
est local agent or,
F. E. Tkbo, Agl., Cascade, B. C.
W.F. Andkrson,      E.J.Coyi.k,
Trav. Pass.Agent, A.G.P.Agf.
Nelson. B.C.    Vancouver.B C.
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C. It THOMAS, Proprietor,
The Original and Oldest Hotel in this
part of the district. Headquarters for Cascade and Bossberg Stage Line; also for
Contractors, Mining Men and Travellers.
Well Stocked Bar in Connection.
Second Avknue, Cascade City, B. C.
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Published on Saturdays at Cascade. B. C,
H. s. TrmNCR Editor.
When one ..tops to study himself,
his surroundings, iu tlie light of
experiences; when he compares the
retrospective with the prospective
results, the weaknesses of hit judgment and calculation are clearer to
his mental vision, than when hope,
the anchor of the soul, was chiefly
the basis of his action.
Hope, or wish, inspires thought
along pleasant lines and thought
begets action in conformity therewith, while that action may he entirely devoid of foundation other
than the desire which prompted it.
RecogVizing these conditions in
humanity generally, men of mental
force and physical energy push
themselves to the front and by artful manoeuvering secure a following that builds for them colossal
fortunes upon purely speculative
ideas. These methods are nowhere
more fully demonstrated than iu
auriferous mining districts.
A prospect of gold-bearing quartz
is discovered, assays are made of
the product which gives great
promise. Capital apparently unlimited is secured to develop the
prospect, and before any positive
results are reached or the actual
and lasting value of the mine has
heen demonstrated, its promotors
have reaped a rich harvest from
incidental speculations. Eager investors have been loaded with the
���company's paper, townsites have
been sold at enormous figures, a
few men made independently rich,
but when the deception can no
longer be hidden, then comes the
That there are rich gold bearing
veins in the Boundary country,
and that many of them are to-day
being developed, there cau be no
question. That these developments
will continue, no one will attempt
to deny. But all of the mines so
worked will not prove bonanzas.
Between the developing stages and
ultimate results many failures will
be experienced.
It is beginning to be apparent
that as regards the smelting feature
premature and illy considered steps
have been taken in  the Boundary.
The chancier of the ore has not
been sufficiently proven, and locations have not been chosen with
the best of care.
In a neighboring community today ominous mutterings are heard
relative to the expenditure of large
sums on an industry upon which
the future of the town largely depends. There is said to be trouble
in the directorate, the management
has been changed; the undertaking
has cost already vastly more than
estimates called for, and the creating of water powers where none exist is proving serious and extremely
expensive work. And when the
great work shall have been com
pleted, it is now claimed that the
created water power will he insufficient for the requirements, and the
invested capital will not be able to
receive the profit to which it is
justly entitled. Thus the speculator in human blindness, or more
properly, in his cupidity, striving
to reap where he has not sown, attempts to create.or in the language
of tlie day, to "boom," which attempt does and must result in a
collapse, bringing loss to the investor and distrust and ill repute lo
the community in which he operates.
Cascade has theonly water power
on Kettle river. It is now under development, and when completed,
will have a minimum of 10,000
horse power, fully developed.
Manufacturing or other industrial
establishments contemplating locating in the Boundary are invited
to investigate this claim.
Notwithstanding the general in*
activity among investors owing to
war conditions of a more or less
doubtful character for a time; regardless of labor disputes in some
sections of the province; despite
uncertainties and misgivings due
to the muddle scheming politicians
have made of governmental affairs;
ignoring the general alarm caused
by the "tempest in a teapot" in the
small-pox matter; paying no heed
to Bradstreet's blanket-libel publications, the mining industries in
the Boundary country are pursuing
the even tenor of their ways, if anything, with increased vigor and
success. New prospects, new leads,
new strikes, new machinery and
additional investments are reported
daily. The coining season will he
one of greater development and
successes than has been witnessed
in any former summer.
The residents of this part of
British Columbia have reason to be
thankful on account of the comparative mildness of the climate.
Here there is not a speck of snow
down in the valleys. The last of it
disappeared some time ago. The
snow on the mountains is also
rapidly disappearing. Fires are
scarcely needed in our dwelling
houses during the day time except
for cooking purposes. The birds
are singing sweetly and the wild
flowers are in bloom. In Eastern
Canada and the eastern part of
the United States it is different.
There the snow is two or three feet
deep on the level, and in drifts it is
sometimes ten or twelve feet deep.
Even in the streets of New York
the snow is eight inches deep.
We understand that Frank Corte
has entered action in the Division
court at Grand Forks to recover
damages resulting in the sale of his
property here recently by Deputy
Sheriff Cooper. The amount sued
for is said to be $600.
Mr. Warden, civil engineer at
the War Eagle mine in Rossland,
was here this week visiting engineer Wm. Anderson, an old time
acquaintance. Mr. Warden returned home Wednesday, having
spent four days in Cascade.
Wednesday, March 21, being
Mrs. G. K. Stocker's birthday, a
few of her lady friends gathered at
her home in the afternoon, to enjoy
her society and hospitality on the
occasion. In the evening several
gentlemen   found   their   way   to
Laurel Ridge and "tout ensemble''
a pleasant time was passed.
Having completed the depot the
C. P. R. paintere are now dressing
up the section house.
Two Grand Forks photographers
were in Cascade this week, plying
their art on some of our superior
landscape scenery.
F. E. Tebo, our pleasant and
accommodating C. I*. R. agent, has
had a pretty severe struggle to
keep on his feet and attend to business since submitting his arm to
the vaccine fiend.
The Devon BroB., proprietors of
the Roma hotel, are erecting a fruit
and vegetable stand between their
hotel and John Lyngholm's store
ou First avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tout, of
Lincoln, Nebraska, arrived in Cascade Monday last, and proceeded
to the home of Mr. Thos. Price, at
Sutherland Siding. Mrs. Tout is
Mr. Price's youngest daughter.
Mr. and Mrs Tout have come with
the intention of remaining permanently.
Neiotlatlai lor the Pa-chase ef the Earle
Sawaill la Cascade.
Negotiations have been pending
for some time between John Earle.
proprietor of the Cascade sawmill,
and Messrs. Genelle and Blue, of
the Yale-Columbia lumber syndicate, for the transfer of the local
mill to the latter parties. If the
sale takes place, as is expected, the
mill will be moved to a point on
the river about one-fourth of a mile
above the dam, where it will be set
in operation.
Messrs. Genelle and Blue were
here this week consulting with Mr.
Earle and looking the mill property
and the proposed new site ove��.
J- from this date i shall apply to the Chief Commissioner ol Lands  and Works for permission
to purchase the following described tract of land:
lleglnntng at a post marked " S. E. Post," situated on the sonth shore ot Texas Point, east
side of Christina lake, thence running north 40
chains, thence west to the shore of Christina
lake, and from thence following the shore of the
said lake to the point of commencement,  nnd
containing 180 acres.
Dated this 17th day of February, WMk     ���_
We do not keep "everything
under the sun," but we
have in stock just what
you want when you start
out in the hills or "up the
Shoes, Etc.
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^lack's ftotel
Newly Opened.
Only the best of everything kept in the house.
&nbreto 'Rauine & (X Proprietors.
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March 24. 1M0
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The Centre of the Par-famed Similkameen District.
A Mining and Agricultural Centre.
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I Lots Now on the Bam&t
Third Avenue, 100 Feet Wide. Lots, 30x150.
Corner Lots, $150.        Inside Lots, $100.
Corner Lots, $100.
Inside Lots, $76.
Terms, 1-3 Cash; Balance, Three and Six Months.
For Further Particulars, Apply to_
General Agents,
R- H. PARKINSON, Fairview.
Passes   Second   Reading   In Committee.-
Chances for Passage Looking Bright.
Lloyd A. Manley writes from
Ottawa to parties at Grand Forks
that the chances for the passage
of the Kettle River Valley railway
franchise bill are very promising.
The bill has passed its second reading iti committee.
A Huge Political Scandal.
A dispatch to the Nelson Tribune
says the political situation on the
Coast unmistakeably indicates that
both parties are drifting into party
lines. At a meeting of the executive
of the Liberal Association a resolution was carried unanimously
calling a provincial convention of
Liberals in this city on Thursday
April 5th. A great sensation was
caused here by the World publishing correspondence between Premier.
Martin and the officials of the
lands and works department relating to letters patent granted on
November 18th last, issued by the
Semlin government, granting the
New Vancouver Coal Company the
coal areas under the Nanaimo harbor, suit for the ownership of which
was still pending between the
Dunsmuirs and the coal company.
Attorney-general Henderson issued
orders that the publication of the
document )>e withheld from the
Gazette, so as to keep the matter
quiet. It is generally regarded as
the liugest political scandal ever
perpetrated in this province.
Should Not Be an Issue of Rival Cities.
The issue on the coast is not one
of politics or policies; it is one of
towns. It is Vancouver against
Victoria. The lower^ Fraser valley
supports Vancouver and the Island
constituents support Victoria. The
interior, and more especially Bast
and West Kootenay and Southern
Yale, is the only section of the province in no way interested in this
fight between rival towns. The
eight members that will be elected
to the next legislature from the
Kootenays and Yale should be men
able and willing to lead and not
follow. They should compel the
factionists on the coast to follow,
and for a while be hewers of wood
and carriers of water for the people
who are making British Columbia
one of the most prosperous provinces in the Dominion.���Nelson
Tribune. __^_
The wages of section men working on tbe Columbia & Western, it
is stated, have been out down to
$1.50 a day. With board at $5.25
per week, the "Jerries" will not get
rich, but it may enable the C. P. R.
to pull through.
C.  H.  Thomas and  Samuel  Handy   the
Sam Handy and C. H. Thomas
have formed a partnership for the
purpose of conducting a draying
and livery business. They have
purchased the city water hauling
business from Mr. Roderick McRae
and hereafter will attend to supplying onr citizens with water until
the city is provided with a regular
system of waterworks.
There are said to be upwards of
10 cases of smallpox in Republic.
The Rossland Miner makes the
statement editorially that the C. P.
R. has purchased the Grand Forks
Daily Gazette.
The Ferry county (Wash.) Republican convention will meet at
Republic to-day. It will be composed of 40 delegates.
Mr. Stanley Mayall left on
last Saturday evening's train for
Victoria, where he intended to remain for a week or ten days.
During the past two weeks of
beautiful spring weather, many of
our citizens have improved tbe opportunity to visit the big dam of
the Cascade Water and Light Co.,
which affords a grand   waterfall
Our citizen are proud of the new
railway station house at this point.
It has been dressed in a neat shade
of light drab paint. The carpenters are putting the finishing
touches to the interior. Altogether-
it is an ornament to the town.
Tbe present spirit of the Britisb
press compared with its tone while
the Boers were winning victories,,
reminds one of tbe story of the
little boy who had to go through a
piece of woods alone to reach hie
home. He prayed the Lord to-
protect bim from all barm by wild
beasts, but when he emerged
into the clearing he thanked the
Lord and told Him he had no
iuther need of His services. When
the Boers were gaining victories the
British press was alarmed lestsome
other country interfere on behalf of
their enemy in the field. Now,
however, all other nations are
warned tbat if they interfere they
will get their mugs slapped. She's
got through the woods.
The people of Republic and Keller are sure tbe Great Northern R.
R. Co. will give them a railroad
during the coming summer.
^IM 6
March 24, IMS
If You Wish
To keep thoroughly posted on the fast
moving events in the growing Boundary and Christina Lake sctions, there is
only one way to accomplish it, viz:
Just get in line, follow the
crowd and subscribe to..
The Cascade Record.
It costs only Two Dollars to get
in out of the wet, and receive 52
copies of the Record. Printed
on good paper with good type
and good ink.
Keep your eye on Cascade.
The town of Ferguson  wants n
The Martin war casts the late
South African difficulty into the
Abyss of oblivion.
Hon. Smith Curtis has been investigating the labor troubles in
Rossland this week.
It is published that a Liberal
convention bas been called to meet
at Vancouver April 5th.
Does "Liberal-Conservative" mean
to "carry water on both shoulders,"
"good Lord-good devil,"' or something of that sort ?
British losses up to March 11
were 15,677. Of these, 2418 were
killed in action, 8747 were wounded
1028 died of disease; nnd 3473
were missing. The proportion of
killed as to wounded was as 29 to
100. Official reports from Pretoria
state that the Boer losses, prior to
the relief of Ladysmith and Kimberly, were 4531, of which 677 were
killed, and 2128 wounded. The
proportion here of killed to wounded is as 32 to 100.
C. H. Wolf, manager of the Deer
Trail Consolidated Mining company
has received word from Bossburg
that at the end of a 142-foot crosscut on the fifth level of the Bananza
mine seven feet of shipping ore of
the charatei- usual to that mine lias
been opened. The search for the
ore shoot on this level has been
tedious.    Before  the old   Spokane
company sold the mine to tbe Deer
Trail Consolidated corporation
search was being made for this ore
bod v.
Tbe Strathcona Horse embarked
from Halifax for South Africa last
Saturday.. ']
Monday being its pay-day at
Nelson the C. P. R. disbursed about
$20,000 in that town.
The Bossburg Journal says that
the Pontifex mining company,
operating on Huckleberry mountain, recently purchased a bill of
supplies in that town amounting
to $400.
The Russian will be the next
semi-barbarous nation to feel tbe
on coming of the forces of civilization. It is true that much of the
modern civilization smacks somewhat of legalized crime and prostitution, stilLit is belter than the
"divine rights of kings"  methods.
Our Canadian exchanges are
claiming that the Imperial government was not pleased a little bit
at President McKinley's mediatorial offer. That it was made in
good faith there is little room for
doubt, but tbat it was not made
from a wholly disinterested standpoint there is much room for doubt.
We do not hesitate to say that pervading every part of American
society there is a mental reservation
of sympathy for the BuerH, and the
outward show to the contrary is
for business and diplomatic purposes only.
The Canadian Patriotic Fund has
reached the $200,000 mark.
fislj anb Oysters, giue anb ftresseb Poultry
F. GRIBI, r\gr.
SECOND AVENUE       :       :       :       CASCADE CITY, B. C^
The Cascade Sawmill.
A large stock of Rough
and Dressed Lumber.
Laths, Shingles, flouldings, Etc
Estimates Furnished and
Prompt Delivery Made.
Correspondence Solicited.
A Test
Of Our
Artistic Skill
Will Prove.
Give Us a Trial.
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March 24. 1900
The coming Commercial, Industrial and Mining Centre of Bast Yale.
The Gateway City
Of the Kettle River, Boundary
Creek and Christina Lake Countries.
A Magnificent Water Power of 20,000 Horse Power.
Tlie center of a marvellously RICH MINERAL DISTRICT. A most promising opportunity for business
locations and realty investments. A most advantageous smelter location and railroad center. One mile from Christina
Lake, the Great Pleasure Resort.   For further information, price of lots, etc., address,
GEO. K. STOCKER, Townsite Agent, Cascade, B. C.      Or L. A. HAMILTON, Land Com. C. P. R., Winnipeg, Man 8
March 24, 1*0*
Dominion Supply Company
The monthly payroll in Cascade
is between $8,000 and $10,000.
At Grand Forks lust week the
Granby Smeller company checked
out about $20,000 to its employes.
A. J. Stewart will begin assessment work soon on several claims
on Texas creek, near Christina lake.
VV. T. Smith and Duncan Mcintosh, mining operators of Greenwood, have gone on a trip to Montreal.
The dust was beginning to take
wings in our streets Thursday,when
it rained. Now the grass will spring
up and live stock fatten.
The opening of the Black hotel
by A. Ravine & Co. gives Cascade
a much improved appearance in a
business way, especially at night
A band of nearly 50 horses, said
to be the property of the Yale-
Columbia Lumber company, paSBed
through town Monday, going to a
summer range in Rock creek.
Have you placed your name on
the voters' list. No ? Why don't
you do so ? There's going to be
many "a hot time in the old town"
between now and election day.
ARE Headquarters
AIM is to carry the
Best of Everything.
\JUl JjlUUe to such proportions that we buy in large quantities, and can make the Hotel Keeper, Mine Owner or Prespector every
inducement to trade with us. If
you should need
Blacksmith's Coal
&or stui��p|n8 Powder
Caps or Fuse
In large or small lots, give us a call.
M and GRAIN constantly on hand
D. I). Fergueon made a  business
trip to Rossland Wednesday.
There ought to be a sufficient
number of milch cows in this part,
of the country to obviate the necessity on the part of hotelkeepers of
serving canned milk for table use.
On the return of his wife from
Spokane, Mr. B. Wilcox, manager
for the Dominion Supply company
here, will move into the dwelling
house formerly occupied by Mr.
1). McLead.
Cascade's citizeiiB.very generally,
have been putting their premises
in apple-pie order. Front and back
yards have been cleared and cleaned, till the town has a more than
usual cheerful appearance.
Work on the water way for the
Cascade Water Power and Light
company, is being pushed with
great energy by the contractors, 0.
Olson and the Quinlivan Bros.
Night and day gangs are worked.
Mr. Bell, of the firm of Bell &
Duncan, proprietors of the Rapid
Stage Line, between Cascade and
Bossberg, was in town Tuesday arranging to start the coaches about
the firstof April. They have a gang
of men working on the roads putting them in better shape.
The Wm. Hamilton
There will be no preaching
ces in the Presbyterian church here
Mrs. J. H. McDonald has been
quite seriously ill this week. Mi-
and Mrs. McDonald reside in tlwi
cottage near Thompson's blacksmith shop.
Wm. Gill, inspector of inland
revenues and bonded warehouses
with headquarters at Victoria, has
been in the Boundary this week,
having visited Greenwood, Phoenix,
Grand Forks and Cascade.
Candidates for official places are
coming out of the woods in all direction, and about the middle of
May will be thicker than house-
flies. Aspirants from the Boundary,  though, seem   to be a   little
timid or backward about coming
Prospectors are preparing for
their summer's sojourn in the
mountains in search of the precious metals, the roads are drying
up and activity in traffic and travel
is alieady quite apparent, and'
there iB every indication that the
coming six or eight months will
be a period of general prosperity
throughout the Boundary.
Party Lines Idea Growing.
Plans Drawn "and| Estimates
Doors, Sash and all
Kinds of Glass.
The local delegates to the recent
Liberal - Conservative convention
held at Nelson returned Saturday,
says the Greenwood Times, which
paper was informed that the meeting was practically unanimous in
all its proceedings. Among the
resolutious passed was one bearing
on party lines in provincial elections. It was decided to run forthcoming elections on strictly party
lines. Regarding the vital question of the eight-hour law and the
stand the party would take on the
same, it appears to have had no
direct endorsement as at the New
Westminster convention last fall.
It was neither approved nor disapproved. The convention pledged
its support and confidence in Chas.
Wilson, Q. C, as leader of the
Province and also demanded that
the Boundary district be given a
The Boundary district was represented by-the following delegates:
H. C Shaw, H. T. Wilgress,
Clive Pringle, A. Etewart Potts and
James Kerr, Greenwood; W. H.
Cochrane, Phoenix; A. W. Ross,
Columbia, and A. Askew, Grand


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