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 SIMILKAW
Vol.. III.   No.
PRINCETON, JULY 5,  1902.
? Tuesday morning there was a cala-j
thumpian parade, the prizes for the best
s going to C. Richter, A. E. Lew-
1 W. Murray. .
e first event on the program Tues-
ifternoou was the ioo yards dash,
Ii was  won   by T. C.   Revely. in n
athl<
of the
irst day, and the names of the winne
first and second money :
Potato race—C. Revely ist; B. Irwin 2d
Sack race—W. Kruger 1st; B. Irwin 2d.
Three-legged race—Kruger  and Nai-
Wheelbarrow   race—:
Richter 2d.
High  jump-V. Rydc
2d.
Boys' race—Alex:
At 3 p. m. the ho
The first was a ciga
ist; A. Kruger 3d.
% mile pony race—E. Richter ist; C.
Summers 2d. Time 25 3-5 seconds.
The cowboy race was won by E Richter, with C. Summers second.
On Wednesday the athletic events were
continued, resulting as follows :
% mile foot race—T. C. Revely ist; W.
Kruger 2d.
Running   long  jump—W. Kruger
Narcisse 2d.
Girls' race—Hattie Jamieson ist; Rhea
Obstacle race—Hans Richter ist; W.
Kruger 2d.
Old man's race—A. Hicklingyfst; J.
Bromley 2d'    "   "' ■ \s        *
The football match between Kerei£os
and Princeton was played at 2:30p.m.,
resulting in a win for the visiting team
by 1 goal to o.
The balance of the day was taken up
with horse races. Following is a list of |
the winners:
% mile trot—W. Murray ist; C. Richter 2d.
Roys' race—Uffe ist; H. Allison ad.'
V mile open—C. Allison ist; W. Richter id.   Time 25 1-5 seconds.
Prospectors* race—J^S»»*den ist:
Lyons 2d; Irwin 3d.
J. W. Wirth won first money in the %
mile saddle race, and C. Richter second.
The tug-of-war was won by Keremeos
after a short stf
The statement showed $40.00 received
from the government for the payment of
incidental expenses, and the disbursement of sums amounting in all to $39.45,
leaving a balance on ggnfl of fifi oewKT^'
The question of electing a trustee to
succeed Mr. W. J. Waterman, whose
term of office had expired, came up for
discussion.
Mr. C. F. Barber nominated   M:
"est Waterman   for the vacancy, and the
nomination  was   unanimously endorsed
by those present.
Means were discussed for the raising of
the   interest   on   the   mortgage
school building, and the balance due the
carpenters for work done.
Mr. Hickling, on behalf of the V. F.
M. & fTco., offered to __nay the carpen-
ters, and to give *tio.oo a year towards
the payment of the interest on the mortgage, gjj
It was thought best to open a sgibscrip-
tion list to raise the balance due on"*the
interest account. Messrs. Waterman and
Barber were appointed to attend to this,
after which the meeting adjourned. y*£—
CANADIANS KNIGHTED.
W. Blakemore, M. B., who came in
from Penticton on Tuesday last, said that
late dispatches stated that King Edward
was progressing very satisfactorily, and
that the doctors considered bim out of
danger ; also that the following Canadians had received the honors of knighthood : Postmaster-General Mulock; Dr.
Borden, Minister of Militia; Col. McMillan, Lieut.-Governor of Manitoba ;
Robert Boak, a member of the Nova
Scotia legislature, and Lieut.-Governor Jette, of Quebec.
Mr. Blakemore left Princeton on
Thursday for Montreal.
On   Sunday there will   be   service   at
Ashnola at 11 a.m., and at Princeton
the reading room of   HoteLlulameen,
7:30 p.m.    Sun*
the following Sunday s
Nickel Plate mine.
1 but   is also   following
a stringer
ig  in the"- direction of
the   main
he   stringer   being   fro
m 6   to  10
i   wide, and   carrying   1
1  very fine
of yellow copper, and $t
Silverthorne     expects
!   CaPtain
rs  ot" tbe   company, tc
,   Come   in
y for the   purpose-of  lc
coking over
holdings.     From   Fric
lay   Creek,
s. Rogers and Silvertho
me will go
0 Mile Creek, near   Grf
inite, to do
Mount Baker country under the
the Golden Chariot Mining Co. Charles
F. Saviers, of Chilliwack, is the manager
for the company in the Mount Baker
district,, and- -he was in the city yesterday. He brings the news of the further
investments proposed. Mr. Saviers
states that mining at Mount Bakei
ing ahead very satisfactorily."
j i&ETING TO  ORGANIZE SET-
'■)F       TIERS' ASSOCIATION.
An informal meeting was held in the
Mcintosh Hall, Saturday June 28th, foi
the purpose of organizing a branch of the
Settlers' Association  of   British   Colum-
Luke Gibson was elected chairman" ol
the   meeting, and J. M. Hitchings sect?
The following persons were present,
and gave their names to the secretary for
enrollment as members of the association :—Samuel Pearce, F. ILQelwehrRT.
W. Allison, H. Finniga-nrtJhas. Johnson,
P. E-Rowlands. W. Haegerman, T. F.
■SIoanTGeo. McAlpin, C. O. French, Ji
Jamieson, M. Cruickshanks, Chas. Asp,
Robt. Stevenson.
It was decided to hold another meet
ing on Saturday, July 12th, at 3 p.m., ir
the same place, for the purpose of elect'
ing permanent officers, and for the transaction of other business. All agricul
turalists in the vicinity of Princeton are
cordially invited to attend.
NECESSARY FUNDS  RAISED.
Messrs. Waterman and Barber, who
were appointed'at the school meeting to
solicit contributions for the purpose of
paving the balance due the carpenters
who worked on the school building, and
to settle the interest account, report having received the following amounts :—
V. F. M. & D. Co $24 00
Geo. W. Aldous     5 00
i G. Murdock     3 00
Chas. Richter     2 50
Luke Gibson     2 50
C. E. Thomas     2 00
C. F. Barber     2 00
A. Bell     2 00
A. E. Howse     2 00
G. E. Winkler     2 00
M. Silverthorne     1 50
H. Webb     1 15
H, Hunter.  .....       50
H. A. Whillans         40
MIRA MONTE MINING  CO., LTD.
J. B. Silverthorne and T. A. Rogers,
who have been out to Friday Creek doing work on the properties of the Mira
Monte Mining Co., Ltd., visited town
during the celebration.
The company have three claims on
Friday Creek ; the Muldoon,"the Lucky
Silverthorne,and the Lucky Silverthorne
Fraction. The work has been done on
the Fraction, and consists of a 25 foot tunnel. The tunnel is designed to strike at
considerable depth a lead which outcrops
$5° 55
This with a balance on   hand of  $4.10
makes a total _of_f5ij$J5, which will   be
suffieiemrto'nieet the Obligations referred
LOCAL AND  PERSONAL.
Mrs. Daly aud Mrs. F. Richter of Keremeos, and Miss Murray of Loomis, were
guests of Mrs. Chas. Richter during the
celebration.
Mr. E. P. Wheeler of Conconully,
Wash., one of the owners of the well
known Gladstone claim on Friday Creek,
came up the river Tuesday last, and is
now out examining his property. He has
three men at work driving a tunnel to
strike the lead at a greater depth than
has yet been reached. The tunnel is now
in about 50 feet.
A. R. Barrow, P. L. S., returned from
Hedley on Thursday.
Samples of ore from the Transvaal
claim on Copper Mountain sent to Pel-
lew-Harvey, Bryant & Gilman, of Vancouver, gave assa:y returns of $27.05 in
gold and copper.     * %!$%&$
The Keremeos boys
sports, every one of 'e:
right—hot
 THE    SIMILKAMEEN    STAR
TIE SIMILKAMEEN STAR
Published Weekly
PRIMCETOM,   B.
o.,
TBE  PRINCETON  PUBLISHING CO.
A. E. HOWSE;      -     Manager.
nient owned road. His motion was
defeated by twenty votes to ten ;
but it is safe to say that public
opinion, if allowed to express itself
through a plebiscite as suggested by
Mr. Curtis some time ago, would
show the province to be far in advance of its legislature on this important question,
NOTICE.
describecl lands :—
nd to apply to
nds and Works
n the following
ENERGY AND ENT-   0-fV
by any mining
camp, says an ex-
change, depends
i  largely upon the
enterprise and fa
ith of  its citizens.
these resc
urces
andd
evelop
hey may 1
e do
rmant
forev-
lis is   so
true
and
owell
that there
is sc
arcely
i read-
is journal
who
cannot
recall
natu
rally rich de-
po
i the
i of lethargy which has mar
them from the time that man
had knowledge of their possibilities
Fortunate is the community that
has the live, wideawake, plucky
citizen who sets the machinery of
progress in motion, who wrests the
treasure from the bowels of th
earth, who reclaims deserts an
builds cities, who takes advantage
of the resources which nature has
supplied the land and fits them to
cater   to   the wants, comforts   and
Princeton, 2nd July, 1902.
To the Editor of Sim ilk am ••••n Star,
jar Six — I believe I have a few
ds in British Columbia, and as I am
inxious to lose them by acquiring a
tation for indulging in "pipe
ms," I would ask you to do me the
■xt i;
NOTICE.
NOTICE.
R W. GROVES,
A, R. COLL., SC.  D„
Civil and Mining Engineer
PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.
UNDERGROUND SURVEYS.
PRINCETON,   •■-   -     B. C.
NOTICE.
T™
ealth
EDITORIAL NOTES;
There is no news yet from L01
on of the knigh
Dunsmuir. Wei
what he deserves—nothing
That was a wise clause iugerted
in the Vancouver-tytid\^ay>*-* iblfl
which compels the .company that
constructs the ro*id to build the
mountain section before it can lift
the subsidy on the rest of* ftelW:'
It puts an effe*tua> quietus1OnJ&e
Spence's Bridge route.
Shortly before, the prorogation'^
tbe legislature Smith Clrrt!f:in^|^
a vote of want of confidence in the-
government for its failure to build
the   Coast-Kootenay as" a goyeru,-
: will -get
• NOTICE:
D&tt't > 0t$j#e;the Cook
If the ^ea^is!tBad.^..
•  :' AVhwtV b>   the   Lake   of    the
.-,!  ' -   \yoocis   Milling   Couipaiiy.
RemarhaMe lor Strength and Purity
•>7^ -iJAS^^pip^,?.Agent,
%kM^^^^S^ Vancouver, B. C.
A. R. BARROW,
A. M. I., C. E.,
PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.
1  Plants Indicated and Fuel
Consumption Tested.
PRINCETON, B. C.
C. OUTHETT, A. R. C, Sc,
Provincial Assayer,
Analytical Chemist.
Control Assays;   Complete Analysis of
Ores, Coal, &c; Concentration and
Amalgamation   Tests.
Results •( Assays by return ol Stage.
Correspondence solicited.
Inland Assay Office,
KAMLOOPS, B. C
W. J. WATERHAN, M. E.
F. G. S. M. A. I, Jl. E.. Etc.
Examination, Development and Management of Prospects, Claims
and Mines Undertaken.   -
P. O. Address, PRINCETON, B. C
F. J. BARROW,
PHOTOGRAPHER.
Views   of     Claims,   Underground
•Workings and Machinery.
Sign Painter.
 JAMES HISLOP	
MINING AND CIVIL ENGINEER
PROVINCIAI. *CAMD.aURVKYpR.
..Princeton.B. C...
I   Wnn'-fr ALL WORK
I    W an   L Promptly Executed .
YOUUP       We can save you money"
Watch   on your Repairing.
Repairing.
A full Line of Watches and the Latest Styles ol
J«TO»lj»y^w?iysonhand, - »T VJ
W. J. KERR, Kamloops, B. C.
 JutY 5l 1902.
THE    SIMILKAMEEN    STAR
HIS PIEST BABY.
Hey there !  You 1
the sumoffeoo.   The owner .had tried
and was quite satisfied with the price <
fered by the manager of the great syn*
cate. Neither seller nor purchaser kn<
how much the mine was really worth
the time of sale, but when it was expl<
ed it proved to be immensely valuable.
Most men, under these circumstance
would have chuckled to themselves ox
their smartness in obtaining such a fi
property for a mere song. Mr. Clergi
however, took a different view of the s
uation, and sending for the former ow
er, directed that his name be placed u
,i   Subscribe for the Star, only $2
per annum.
fANADIAN
PACIFIC
RAILWAY
1 dot
Daily Service to and frc
VANCOUVER,
VICTORIA,
MONTREAL,
TORONTO,
in Chicago Medical Jpi
A Generous Deed.
NOT ON TO  THEIR JOB.
he   latest in   the way of  Associ;
3 do was to   1
1 get all the I:
Hotel
Princeton
JAMES WALLACE, Prop.
Princeton's j
Pioneer
Hotel.
Headquarters for
Prospectors and
Mining Men. j- jt
First Class Dining'
Room and Bar.
Rates: 1$to 2$ per Day
*, little   specks <
Similkameen Meat Market.
FWVWW •/WNA'/V ^^VAWW */VVW**A<*WVVV-*/»
Charles Richter,
Manager.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Heats.
Livery, Feed Stable and Pasture.
Saddle Horses to All Points in the Similkameen.
\*AA(N*V
a/v*\*^»*^*^^^**v^/n^**naai*vva***<v>,'«*v^^i'
$jywfrjfw
Princeton's Leading store I
LARGEST AND BEST ASSORTED
"STOCK OF GENERAL MERCHANDISE   IN THE SIMILKAMEEN DISTRICT.
Hardware, Groceries, Boots and Shoes, Clothing, Furnishings, Dry
Goods, Hats and Caps, Glassware, Crockery, &c, &c.
We make a specialty of Supplying Prospec=
tors with everything they need in the hills.
Buy where your orders can be filled and wants promptly attended to.
A. E. HOWSE.
Lake of the Woods Flour Always in Stock.
&&&&&^
 THE    SIMILKAMEEN    STAR
CONSUMPTION OF
COPPER IMMENSE
Experts Say From 20,000 to
22,000 Tons are Consumed
Per Month.
American Metal Market says :—
"We think that few people in the world
realize the enormous consumption of cop
per which is going on at the present
;ime. Two of the best posted authorities in the trade, very conservative men
without speculative Mas, whose opinions
:arry great weight, estimate that the
present rate of consumption is from 45,-
■joo.ooo pounds, 20,000 gross tons to 50,-
re accept the lower of the two e*
we find that we are consuming 1
• of about 81 per cent, of our pr<
.taking that of April as a basis
aware that many in the trade wi
view of the heavy increase [in the consumption of iron and its pioducts of finished steel and iron, which are matters
of absolute proof, it would be very
strange if the consumption of copper had
not greatly increased, especially as it has
had the stimulus of abnormally low pric-
cris per month, a total of
cports have been 67,650
>tal of  139,650 tons, ag
Th
figure
lid
1 depleted this y
26,
stocks have b<
747 tons.
"Accumulated   stocks have.dpubtle
decreased   very much   more   than   this
quantity ; some estimate it at double thi
amount."
LAND SUBSIDIES.
Tiiwrs
MAR
GUER
ITE
CIGARS
Largest Sale in Canada;
$50.00
For a
Name.
June.
chMneCfo?PS^1|otte  person
coupon proposition.
You simply write down as many
names as you like and address
them as below.
THE VANCOUVER BREWERIES, Ltd.,
VANCOUVER, B. C.
NOTK—The   contest will remain open
throughout June.
Princeton Coat
The Vermilion   Forks
Mining Company
ARE NOW PREPARED TO SELL
COAL AT
$6 per Ton at the Pit,
or 50c. per Sack
Delivered at the Townsite Office.
land department of the C. P.
did a rushing business'last month,
sales amounted to 207,153 acres, at an
erage price of a fraction over $3 per acre.
For the same month last year the sales
only amounted to 40,489 acres. Up to
date this year the quantity of land sold
has been 727,235 acres for f2,368,863.
" The sales of the Canada Northern
Land Company make an equally good
showing. Up to date 82,437.16 acres
have been sold for |423,686.59. For last
month the figures were 32,601.04 acres
for $ 167,629.48. During May last only
9,599.41 acres were sold, for $53,030.13-
Subscribe for the Star and get
the latest mining news—only $2.00
Prospectors
....STOP!
If you want to Outfit
cheaply and quickly,
do so at the	
KEREMEOS STORE
WM. HINE & Co.,
make money by buying
your outfit at the point
you start prospecting.
Mining Supplies
of Every
For Connoisseurs Only, p
Can be had at the
Hotels of
Princeton
and all other first-class  hotels
throughout the province.
R.P.RITHET&CO.,
LIMITED,
VICTORIA, B. C,
Sole Agents*
WWWW
Hotel Tulameen
j   The Largest and Most Home-   i
j   like Hotel in Princeton is now   1
open for the travelling public.
Our  bar  is stocked with the
]   Best of Wines,  Liquors   and
Cigars.   Special efforts will be
j    made in the Cullinary Department, and tables will be furn-
I    ished with the best the market
j   affords.
PRINCETON,   B. C.
GEO. W. ALDOUS, Prop.
-: FOR:-
Vegetables, Fruit, Groceries, Provisions, Hay, Oats, Flour and Feed.
Lumber of all kinds.     Windows, Doors, Shingles.
Furniture, Wool and WireJ!|tottress,es.,Pillows, Chairs, Lonnges.
Weber Wagons, Buggies, Spring Wagons, Plows and Harrows. H
Hardware, Stoves and Fittings. Barbed Wire and Fence Wire, Harness,
Saddlery,   Etc., Etc.
DRY GOODS, BOOTS & SHOES,
OVERSHOES AND RUBBERS IN ALL SIZES.
GO TO
J.A.Schubert's Cash Store,
'm  Penticton, B. C.
 o
JUI.Y 5. 190a.
THE    SIMILKAMEEN     STAR
SCALE OF PRICES ON LEOAL NOTICB5.
For too word, and under, per notice..	
■over 100 words and under 150 words	
(Above for coal, mineral and land notice
each subsequent one, peer line.
Fee* Mast Invariably be paid in advance.
>,Coal Location   Notices.
NOTICE.
NOTICE.
TPHIRTY days from date I intend to t
NOTICE.
NOTICE is hereby given that  sixty days af.er
NOTICE.
NOTICE.
N°Stlendb?oij^
Land Notices.
NOTICE.
NOTICE is hereby given that sixty days aftei
" date I intend to apply to the Chief Com mis
sioner cf Land* and Works  for  permission tc
NOTICE.
MOTICE is hereby given that sixty days after
1 ^   date I intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for   permission
purchase 160 acres of mountain pasture land :
. miles north of Princeton, commencing at a poi
40 chains north of the N. E. corner of Lot 43 a,
thence 80 chains east, thence 20 chains south
point  of commencement,  and  containing 1
CHRISTOPHER SUMMERS.
Princeton, April 28,1903.
Notice   of Forfeiture.
Q. riURDOCH
Uaeksnltblng & Horseshoeing
Shop on cor. Bridge and Angelia
Avenue.
PRINCETON,    B. C.
.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 Resource* over $05,000,000.
1 HON. GEO. A.   COX—President.
B. E. WALKER, General Manager.    J. H. PLDMMER, Asst. Gen. Manager
LONDON OFFICE-00 LOMBARD STEEET.E. C.
The Bank has 68 Branches extending throughout Canada and elsewhere,]
eluding the following in British Columbia and the Yukon District:
Cranbrook,
Dawson,
**> Fernie,
Greenwood, Nelson, Sandon,
Kamloops, New Westminster,      Vancouver,
Nanaimo, Rossland, Victoria,
White Horse
BRANCHES IN THE UNITED STATES:
New York,   San Fr.
,   Seattle,   Portland,   Skagwa
Savings Bank Department. Interest at 3 per cent, per annum will be al-
lowed from AngUSt 1st, 1901. Gold dust purchased, and everv description of
banking business transacted.
C. W. HAEI;AMORE,
Manager Kamloops Branci
DRIARD HOTEL,
NICOLA LAKE,
JOS. R. A. RTCHARDS, Manager.
At the foot of Nicola Lake.    Best Summer Resort
in the Province.
Good Rooms,
Good  Tabic,
Good  Liquors*
Headquarters for Princeton, Spence's Bridge and Kamloops
Stage Lines.
Penticton store
AlfRID H. WADE,
Post Master.
Notary Public.
YOU CAN SAVE MONEY BY BUYING
Groceries, Hardware, Boots and Shoes,
Clothing, feed and Oats,
AT LOWEST PRICES FORCASH.
Agent for Okanagan Flour Hills Co.
Notllii bal tbe Best •■ bai-J. Estimates furnished.
MURALO WALL FINISH.
This finish is more popular this year than
ever, and has won its popularity by its durability, prettyitints, and the easy mode of mixing and applying. Put up in 23 beautiful
shades and white. As your dealer for a
color card or send direct to
McLENNAN, McFEELY & Co., Ltd.,
Wholesale and Retail Hardware Merchants,
VANCOUVER, B. C.
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Lots for
• • •*Z^CvlG • • •
PRESENT PRICES OF
LOTS
From $2.00 to $10.
Per Front Foot..*.*
Size of Lots 50x100
Ft. and 33xl0aEfeL
Terms: 1-3 C|ife
Bal. 3 and 6 months,
with interests 6 per
cent, per annum. «*
Government Head-
quarters ror the Similkameen District.
BEAUTIFULLY SITUATED at the Forks of >he Similkameen and Tulameen Rivers. The BUSINESS CENTRE for the following Mining Camps:— Copper Mountain -
Kennedy Mountain, Friday, Boulder and, Granite Creeks,
Summit, Roche River, {Upper Tulameen and Aspen Grove]
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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