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SIMILKAMbn
Published in the Interest of Princeton and Similkameen Du tn]
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PRINCETON,   JAN. 35th,  1902.
MURDER WILL  OULIi
The Perpetrators of a (tyime o
Three Years Ago Arrested
—Charged with Murder.
| LOCAL AND PERSONAL. SMITH CURTIS IN TORONTO
Favors Government Ownership
of Railways—Outlook for
the Province is Good.
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SIMILKAMEEN COAL.
Report  of Company  Issued  to'  the
Shareholders Shows Healthy
Condition.
in the group I
iu the neighb
Frank W. J
has been man
for the last si:
toria on Wed
lie All  See-
disappeared
Outbreak betweei
! Nicola and Sin*
, yet the thought
iendsof the los
nd the fundamei-
tnber
Iu additi
inds, 25,000,000   feet of
ic light plant that cost £64,000.
ion to this the directors' report
shows the company has $37,000 available
for development purposes.
A diamond drill has been shipped from
New York and should come to hand
shortly. The mines ofthe company will
be conducted under the management of
Wm. Blakemore, who has been appointed consulting engineer.
THIRD GREATEST IN THE WORLD
.f Cam
Yukon c
Kent of Prof,
cal Survey, the
ks third in the
reducing countries of the
0,000 worth having been
300.    Of   this   amount the
given by the ladies of the Upper Similkameen at the home of Mrs. Allison, on the
evening of the 17th instant, was a decided success. The grotesque appearance
(which a little paint-in some cases added
[to the appearance of the white costumes,
lent a novel air of picturesqueness to the
[dancers. Not a word was spoken by the
pnaskers, and many surprises were iu evidence at the unmasking. Everyone
seemingly took advantage of the occasion to enjoy a good time.
Among the guests at the Iceland i*Ta
Provincial pioneer in the person of Robert Stevenson, who has just come down
from the Similkameen T&/. Stevenson
started to come out over jthyfe Hope Pass,
but was caught iu a storr^n the mountains and was forced to take the shoes off j
his three horses and leave them to paw
for grub during the winter. He came
out by way of Spence's Bridge. He says
that all the Similkameen country is waiting for is a railroad. There are several
claims there from which rich copper can
be quarried out without any trouble, and
all that is wanted to make them high-
paying properties is means of transportation.—Vancouver World.
the railway one, the policy of  the   gov-
which is not surprising, as Premier Dunsmuir is a railway owner. The fight centered about the  Coast-Kootenay railway
' project This road is certain to be started in the spring, and will open up a rich
mining   and   agricultural   country, and
J give the Kootenays a competitive outlet
to the coast.
" Personally," said Mr. Curtis, " 1 favor government ownership of this, and all
Failing that, I am for a competitive line.
" It is uncertain whether the majority
of our people are in favor of government
ownership or not. I believe the majority
favor it. If it is to be inaugurated it can
be best now on the two proposed roads
done from the coast inland. I have publicly suggested that a referendum should
be taken and the will of the majority
carried out."
VICTORIA BYE ELECTION.
George Riley has been nominated by
the Liberals of Victoria as their candidate at the bye election for representative in the House of Coiumousr
Frank Barnard will cany the standard
for the Conservatives. The election will
take place on January 28. John Bell is
returning officer.
It is stated that experiments have been
successfully made at Trail smelterfor the
introduction of an electrolytic process in
 THE    SIMILKAMEEN    STA!
THE SBMKAMEEN STAR
Province at a val
PRINCETON, B.  C,
to take   over a
THE  PRINCETON  PUBLISHING CO.
ed under the Don
j. ANDERSON.      -     -      Manager.
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WMMM
'imt
ic. •    FRESH STOCK OF
Drugs, Patent Medicines,
p-     Books and Stationery.
h v & E. J. DlNSM00R,PI«n. B., ClKBlSt.
PELLEW-HARVEY,
BRYANT   &    OILMAN,
1
111 ASSMfKS'
THE VANCOUVER  ASSAY   OrFitE,
ESTABEISHED 1890.
Complete .Analyses,
Trial Shipments,
Smelter Tests,
[or : VIVIAN & SONS.
AGTS. .for: VIVIAN & SONS.
II        VANCOUVER, B. C.       J
l. J. WATER11AN, M. E.
F. O. S. M. A, I, n. E., Etc.
Examination, Development and Management of Prospects, Claims
and Mines Undertaken.
P. O. Address, PRINCETON, B. C
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B. C. POTTERY CO.
CHIMNEY PIPES,|iSEWER PIPES, ETC
VICTORIA, B. C.
 I
 1 1 ——p	
■ i&.iin, THE    SIMILKAMEEN    STAR
try Between  Aiheroft and the
3 Will Repay Exploitation
REAL ESTATE AND MINING BROKERS  t
-j F0/? .--
and Development.
C vegcMD.«,rru«, urocele., r
t Furniture^^l and wlre>
V Weber Wagons, Buggies, Sp
i Hardware. Stoves and Fittings.!
• Saddle
? rmv ronm
I  ? OVERSHOES AN?
e J.AmSchubert'sCashStorem
Penticton, B. Cm, \
pj
was his eiuphatic statement.
" Do you expect to get English
capital to back you ?" was asked,
" The English money market is
very tight just now, as indicated by
the fact that consols stand at ninety-two," said Mr. Atkin. " But I
-Mjve had connection with several
excellent English companies which
I expect to interest in British Col
-jh.. timbia. Tbe South African war is
unfortunately making the English
capitalists very careful, but there is
no doubt of (he wealth to be had in
northern British Columbia, and I
hWe good hopes of being able to
-secure support."
It is stated that Senator Clark has
refused $500,000,000 for the United
VerJe mine, the ore of which carried $75 to the ton in all values.
E.G. PRIOR & CO..
LiniTEO LIABILITY.
A FULL STOCK OF
Farming Implements
Bain Wagon |||i|P Light Road Wagons
WRITE US FOR PRICES,
YOU WILL FIND THEM RIGHT.
jfSSgSglj WE CARRY THE FAMOUS
Hassey-Harris Binders, Mowers, Rakes, Ploughs, &c
KAMLOOPS,       =       B. C.
* sroves ro Burn.
Prospectors
• CO •:•*& B %3t^ m
If you want to Outfit
cheaply -and quickly,
do so at the f
KEREMEOS STORE
wm. hi»e:&:co.,
%
You can save time and
make money by buying
your outfit at the point
! yen start prospecting.
Mining Supplies
of Every
Princeton Coat
The Vermilion   Forks
Mining Company
ARE NOW PREPARED TO SELL
COAL AT
$6 per Ton at the Pit,
or 50c. per Sack
I). J. INNIS
PRINCETON.ASSAY
O F F IC E,      c- B- "ARRIS
Assayer and Chemist.
I Palace
I Livery ffc
Stable.
KEREMEOS, B. C.
Saddle Horses to all Points in the
Similkameen District. fcsV**- Travellers from the Boundary District
can secure horses' through to
Princeton.
in Connection with
the Keremeos Hotel.
 THE    SIMILKAMEEN    STAR
THE BONANZA OF FRANK ™
It is a Coal Mine with a Vein
28 Feet Thick—Hundreds
cl Tons Per Day.
[eturned
ugh the
ind has widened to 28 feet of solid
:oal, clean of all slate or rock substances,
"The proper
two and a half
about
Blair-
t Spokes- bou,
ed the mines recently opened by H. fact that t
L.   Frank   of  Butte,   Mont.    He gives Mr.
' I \
rised i
ired
my   life   than when   I   landed at the product   of the   Crows   ]
Frank, which is a new town on the Coal Company at Fernie, B. C,
line of the Crow's Nest Pass branch terminus of the Montana and G
of the Canadian Pacific railway.   It Northern and Crow's  Nest So
Mr,
When   I 1
hi:
It
ad
but when I stepped from the train civilization, including a newspaper
there last week I found a substan- known as the Frank Sentinel. The
tial village of about three hundred proprietor of one of the leading ho-
inhabitants. There are 63 dwell- tels commissioned me to ascertain
ing houses, two hotels and a num- from W. S. Norman where the par-
ber of store buildings and saloons, ticular brand of paper being used
" From 300 to 400 tons of the to decorate the walls of the Spokane
finest steam coal ever mined are be- Hotel could be found. The Frank
ing taken   out   daily.    If  it were man   says   the   wall   paper   good
uldshipio
nk
Ifoi
y When I visited the pi
last May, there was a surface
of coal 16   feet wide.    Duri
jperty The Trail smelter will be enlarg
seam e(j an(j improved and a lead refin
■g ^e ing plant added.
CLAIMS
STAGE
LINE
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Similkameen   Butcher= |
ing Co.,
RICHTER & SUMHERS,
PROPRIETORS.
\ WHOLESALE and RETAIL
< Dealers in Heats.
S Orders Filled for any point in the Similkameen Valley.
j LIVERY, FEED STABLE and PASTURE.
% Saddle Horses to All Points in the Similkameen.
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THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE
WITH WHICH IS AMALGAMATED
THE BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.
HEAD OFFICE—TORONTO.
PAID UP CAPITAL,    ...      -      $8,200,000
RESERVE FUND, 2,000,000
Aggregate Resources over $65,000,000.
HON. GEO.  A.   COX—President.
S. E. WALKER, Gknbral Manager.     J. H. PLUMMER,Asst.Gkn. Manager
ZLONDON OFFICE—60 LOMBARD STREET, E. C.
BRANCHES IN THE UNITED STATE
Savings Bank Department.   Interest at 3 per cent, per annum will be allowed from August 1st, 1901.   Gold  dust purchased, and every   description of
W. H. PEGRAM,
Manager Kamloops Branch.
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\ FRENCH & DAY \
7     Tinsmiths, Gunsmiths, and Plumbers    2
Boot and Shoo Repairing. ^
1
Repair work  of    Every   Description.
Princeton Meat Market
WARDLE  & THOMAS
Orders for Mining Camps promptly attended
to and delivered.
Hotel Tulameen
: The Largest and Most Homelike Hotel in Princeton is now
I open for the travelling public.
i Our  bar  is stocked with the
\ Best  of Wines,   Liquors   and
i Cigars.    Special efforts will be
I made in the Cullinary Depart-    '
j ment, and tables will be furn-
| ished with the best the market
: affords.
PRINCETON,   B. C.
GEO. W. ALDOUS, Prop.
 n
Jan. 25th, 1902.
THE    SIMILKAMEEN    STAR
5CALB OP PRICES ON LEQAL NOTIr>ES.
NOTICE.
O
Q
Coal  Location   Notices.
NOTICE.
T'
»pp«y,
NOTICE.
NOTICE.
NOTICE.
Notices of Forfeiture.
NOTICE.
NOTICE.
NorPS
NOTICE.
TT-HIRTY days after date I intend to a
Wo^s
chains west, 80 chains north, 80  chains
taining 640 acres.
D. M. FRENCH, Loc
D. O. DAY, Agent.
NOTICE.
NOTICE.
NOTICE.
ofthe Simill
along said t>
40 chains, th
s from date  I intend to apply t
to  purchase 160  acres  of Crow
I BAILEY. Applies
Improvement Certificates.
NOTICE.
Copper Reef, Copper Bench and
S0.B52791,
STo. Bsa633.
NOTICE.
J.iS. HISLOP. I
NOTICE.
s May Minerai
TAS
days fron
ie date hereof, t<
NOTICE.
IA  AND TWO   BROTHEJ
TPAKE notice
d btfore the v.
pt., 1901.
Tete Jaune Cache; we
Coast; with further
and operate a brand
the said line of railv
of Ontario to the to
and Fort William <
with further power t
laid lit*
ich 1
2 point on the
vay between   Kamloopd
ioutheasterly by way of
Penticton to Grand Forks ; with further
line from some point on the said line of
railway at or near the North Thompson
River to Asheroft and Anderson Lake ;
with further power to construct aud oper-
purpose of its business and for the public ; and with further power to own and
operate water power convenient to the
road for their railwav and other purposes ; with further power to ov
Id
and
, H. JOHNSON,
for the Applicants,
this 21st day of Dec-
Canadian
Pacific
Railway
—00—
Daily Service to and from
VANCOUVER,
VICTORIA,
MONTREAL,
TORONTO,
ST. PAUL,
And all points East and West.
 00	
Fast Steamer Service from   Vancouver to
AUSTRALIA,
ALASKA,
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS.
BOOKED    TO
For full information and illustrated pamphlets, &c, apply to any C.P.R. Agent,
E. J. COYLE,
A. G. P. A.
VANCOUVER, B.C
NOTICE.
To JAMES WATTSJ
Q. riURDOCH
Blacksmith ing
and Horseshoeing
Shop on cor. Bridge and Angelia
Avenue.
PR I NCET0N,    B. C.
Princetonians-^ jf>
When in Phoenix
The Victoria Hotel
B. TOMKINS,
G. L. ALLAN 1
WHOLESALE
DEALERS IN
Boots and
<£ SHOES a*
VANCOUVER, B. C.
Try Our Own Mining Boot.     1
It         f .1!*.   ]■■   ]     .
GRAND PACIFIC
HOTEL MMLOOPS, B. C.
WWWWWWWWWW
The nearest hotel to the
Railway Station. Headquarters for all people
coming from Nicola and
the Similkameen.
Good Rooms.
Good Table
Good Liquors,
P. A. BARNHART, Prop.
 THE    SIMILKAMEEN    STAR
t^c^oot^oo-oocx
The  Townsite  of
-: PRINCETON IX
5
Lots for
•   •   • AmmJCLl W   •   •  •
PRESENT PRICES OF
LOTS
From $2.00 to $10.
Per Front Foot.^^
Size of Lots 50x100
Ft and 33x100 Ft.
Terms: 1-3 Cash;
BaL 3 and 6 months,
with interest at 6 per
cent, per annum. <£
British Columbian
Government Head-
quarters For the Simllhameen District.
BEAUTIFULLY SITUATED at the Forks of the Similkameen and Tulameen Rivers. The BUSINESS CENTRE for the following Mining Camps:— Copper Mountain
Kennedy Mountain, Friday, Eoulder and Granite Creeks,
Summit, Roche River,  Upper Tulameen and Aspen GroveJ
FINE CLIMATE
and PURE WATER
ENORMOUS AGRICULTURAL AREA TO DRAW FROM
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Send for Map and Price List to &> & *& *& &
ERNEST  WATERMAN,
Resident Manager VERMILION  FORKS
MINING AND DEVELOPMENT CO.
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