Kaslo News: 0054.0135

THE LOCAL GRIST.

            One of the novel sights connected with Kaslo’s building boom is a big Indian characteristically clad – wearing a big stab-knife, long hair, etc. – who is engaged in piling lumber at one of the large buildings.

********

            The Canadian Pacific Mining and Milling Company is building a concentrator at Woodbury point on the lake.  W.G. Bryant, of Cartersville, Missouri, has the contract and G.O. Buchanan is supplying the lumber.

********

            The Kansas City smelter people are now said to be negotiating in earnest for the Pilot Bay smelter, but nothing definite can as yet be learned.  It is reported, too, that orders have been received at the smelter from the Hendryx management, directing that everything be placed in readiness for the resumption of operations at an early date.

********

            Alex Begg, editor of the B.C. Mining Record, is here with his solicitor, Edward Ward.  Mr. Begg is preparing the last matter for a splendid sixty-page edition of his paper, in which all Kootenay towns will be represented with illustrated write-ups.  Mr. Begg’s paper is proving a great success, not more, however, than it deserves – it is doing a great work for Kootenay.

********

            Kaslo should not be behind Sandon and New Denver.  The business men should get together and arrange a commercial club, where in snug quarters visiting strangers can be entertained, and where evenings can be spent pleasantly and profitably over good reading matter and in conversation.  The clubs of the above mentioned towns are bright spots in their social existence; both are well conducted.  A club is not only a great convenience to a business community but it gives a town tone.  Kaslo should have such a club.

0054.0135: Kaslo News

Newspaper

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  September 5, 1896
Pages:  1
Publisher:  Kaslo Kootenaian
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0054)

Subjects:

First Nationsarrow
Communications arrow Newspapers arrow The Kootenaianarrow
Industry arrow Mining arrow Companies arrow Canadian Pacific Mining and Milling Co.arrow
Industry arrow Mining arrow Equipment arrow Concentratorarrow
Physical Features arrow Creeks arrow Woodbury Creekarrow
Industry arrow Manufacturing arrow Smelting arrow Pilot Bayarrow
Communications arrow Newspapers arrow British Columbia Mining Recordarrow
Cities arrow Kasloarrow
Cities arrow New Denverarrow
Cities arrow Sandonarrow
People arrow Bryantarrow
People arrow Buchananarrow
Beggarrow
People arrow Hendryxarrow
People arrow Wardarrow

Memberships

For additional features, including access to full text resources, become a member.

Find out more about Memberships.





Share what you know

Share what you know

Do you have additional information about this resource?

Please share what you know.

This resource may be protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced in whole or in part without the written permission of the Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History.