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 SIMILKAM
Published in the Interest of Princeton and Similkameen District.
Vol.. III.    No. 9.
PRINCETON, JUNE 7,  1902.
TELEGRAPHIC TICKS.
HOTEL ARRIVALS.
BRIEF NEWS ITEMS.
Ka   lo '"s^'tUgs   Cumons"    ce^s      J B Wood, Re
A Fracas in the Legislature— BridgeTj°BiacicweiL Minnie' ilkeTc gal1, olalla: H
Bad Accident in New  York     Reed, Sain Spencer and wife. Princeton ; P^'"'   PeDti
-Chinese Rebels and Gov-   | JLft!!^^™*™'rLZi^ZZ I ™.' LyuoTjI
ernment Troops Fight.
River; W C McDou-
ae, Kennedy Mt; \v Condensed History of Events
1 A 'Ld^/Tat" °n °* ^e Week in and
Murphy,   D   Ross, about   Prince-
ton.
ernment   1 roops   rignt.           on, Quilchena;   H   Richardson,   Lower «"""lc >-■««•! y »££* ' v.^^. .«..                                       toru
Nicola;   J N Moore, Beaver  Ranch; E hotei. jackson.                      \^                                                          \^
Todd, S Brooks, Boulder C.eek ; F Mans- A L Smith> Hu&h Kennedy> N,ne Mlle<                                                                    ^S
Victoria, May 28.—Capt. Tatlow accus-   field . 1 Murrav    T E Bate A McPhane Creek; J   H  Jackson-   Tulameen;   Wm      Mrs. Silverson   has a remarkably fine
, Al Oelrich, One Mile Creek
omley  Creek ; A   E   Rabb, I    Rev. Mr. Pye, wife   and ch
,Hope;H  Campbell,  Ash- I in Nicola this -sKeicTto take Mr. C:
.awrence. Olalla ; F P Cook, I place in the Methodist church here,
lorn—On One Mile   Creek on   Sa
■ the   May   24th, the wife _of Mr. Al
eing I Oelrich of a daughter.
Mr. Arthur Hickling, manager of  the
I Vermilion Forks Mining & Devt
Notice—I will not be   responsible   for
nv hqrMi.that jump or break down the
CELEBRATION COMMITTEE.
The committee for arranging the celebration on July ist and 2nd, met Thursday afternoon and a li«t of horse races
and athletic sports was' drawn up. The
finance committee reported good progress ; the Princeton subscriptions amounting to over $400.00, while Ashnola
is yet to hear from. The energetic member of the committee from that plaqe Mr.
W. A. McLean, has kindly offered the
nse of two teams for the purpose of!
ing ami putting the race track in s
Owing to the progress made by the
lectors, it was felt by the committee that
the amount mentioned on the postt rs,
$500.60, could be safely exceeded. The
program as it now stands calls for about
f 530.00 to be distributed in prizes.
A. R. Barrow has offered his servic
the committee in measuring out
marking with stakes the various dis
es for the different races. Two
were put to work Friday to clea
race track and football grounds.
In another column is   the   program of
events as arranged by the Committee.
CHURCH NOTICE.
Service will be held  in Mr. McLe
dining room, Ashnola, at   n a.   m.,
in Mr. Mason's house, Princeton, at 7:30
p.m    Sunday school at 3  p. m.    Every
body heartily
rited.
It is reported   that the   Standard   Oil
Company have   bonded   a   claim on
Mile Creek from Mr. Geo. Stumps.    Thljj
price is said to have been $30,000.00.
D0MINI0NC0R0NATI0N   CELEBRATION
AT PRINCETON JULY 1ST & 2ND.
PROQRAn OF EVENTS.
Three entries necc
100 yds. foot race,   .
Potato  race	
Sack race	
Three-legged race..
Wheelbarrow race..
Running high jum*
Boys' race under 14
Chinamans' race. 20
tM:t
—COMMENCING AT 3 1
entries necessary for r
Rheats.* in 3	
14/fands and under, heats, 2 in 3 	
(Winners of % mile open barred)
'ter
% mile mool^luaaas' ri
r 9:30 a.
  $15.0
, heats, 2 in 3, entrance free	
ND—ATHLETIC SPORTS, COMMENC]
# mile foot race, entrance 10 pe**- cent	
Old mans' race, over 50, no entrance fee  5
Running long jump, entrance 10 per cent  5.
Girls' race, under 14, no entrance fee  2.
Obstacle race, 100 yds., entrance 10 per cent  5.
Football match at 11 a.m.   Princeton vs. Keremeos.   Winning team gel
HORSE RACES—COMMENCING AT I P. M.
% mile saddle horse race, heats, 2 in 3, entrance 10 per cent $25.
(Winners of % mile open and % mile pony barred)
% mile bona fide prospectors' saddle horse race, owners up, heats, 2 in
3, no entrance fee $15.00 10
Cowboy race, 150 yds., 2 turns, saddle up, entrance 10 per cent  20,
V mile cigar race, entrance 10 per cent .'    7.
ile Klootchmans'race, heats, 2 in 3, no entrance  fee .,...„  10.
Bareback Cowboy race with turn, run and ride, entrance 10 per cent...   7
% mile trotting race nnder saddle, entrance io percent  10.
Boys' race, no entrance fee.....X.i,     5.
Tug of-War, Princeton and Ashnola vs. All Comers 	
Note—Match races not allowed during c6utinuance of program.
GRAND BALL IN THE   EVENING.
SPECIAL EVENTS   IO A. M., JULY 3RD.
Drilling contest, no entrance fee $25
Chopping contest, no entrance fee  10
$27-5'
5   $IO.C
^lvL
.Assessment work has been finished on
the Kenley claim on'Copper Mountain,
belonging to Messrs. Barr Hall and E.
Waterman. Thework consists of a 15-
foot open cut, all of which is in ore.
Murdoch Mclntyre returned last Saturday from Aspen Grove, where he bas
been doing work on the Dred Not claim.
Mr. Mclntyre took out over 30 tons of
fine ore in running a shallow open cut
about 40 feet long.
aPe
) the
effect that the railway bills .have passed
in the local house. The Canada Northern is said to have been subsidized to the
extent of $5,000 per mile, and the Coast-
Kootenay $4,500.
An article on the Fernie disaster in
which Mr. Alexander Sharp gives his
views on the laws regulating the coal
mining industry in this province, was
unavoidably crowded out of this issue,
but will appear next week.
. Messrs. Silverthorne and Rogers have
finished work on the Georgia at Aspen
Grove, and are now going to Friday
Creek to do some work on their claims
in that camp. A shaft 43 feet deep was
sunk on the Georgia and some excellent
ore was encountered.
Mr. W. C. McDougall, general manager of the Olalla Copper Mining & Smelting Company, was in town this week.
Mr. Mcdougall states that his company
is preparing to develop its Olalla properties on a large scale. Mr. Brewer, the
president of the company is now on his
•way in to inspect   the company's   hold-
 THE    SIMILKAMEEN    STAR
THE SIMILKAMEEN STAR
PRINCETON,   B.   C,
TIE  PRINCETON   PUBLISHING CO.
A. E. HOWSE,      -     Manager.
province  than any other company, | BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL CARDS
and as a guarantee of its good faith  ~
^gt«e^L*C^h   F. W. GROVES,
meats   being
rTo^ttht\^mTo(\hc agreement | Civil ailfJ    Milling Engineer
PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR.
ent has persistently
ler the proposals of
though   for   what
is that the goveri
ly controlled by
othe
TATLOW'S   ACCUSATIONS.
irkable scen<
ipt. Tatlow
/as present-
legislature
;b the Olalla Company
uild the Coast-Kootenay
re have to thank it for
disclose to the people of
olumbia who   their real
Sition | A. R. BARROW,  c.outhett,a.r.c.,sc,
mice. provincial Assayer,
Analytical Chemlsi.
PROVINCIAL LAND. SURVEYOR.
NOTICE.
A sitting of the   Board   of
V
)llars out of the June 16th,
ed to agre
e with
Capt.
Tatlow, that
the Premi
;r and
his fri
»nds are get-
ting a sub
stantia
1   rake-off on the
deal.    It
is dim
:ult to
explain the
insane foil
y of t
ie barg
ain  on any
other gro
unds.
Capt.
Tatlow is a
man of ho
norabl
eand i
ipright char-
was talkii
g aboi
it whe
a   he   made
the accusa
tion.
The  Pi
enuer
is  red
uced   to the
using  ofi
•ery cc
mmon
vulgar  epi-
thets in
defend
ing   h
mself.    His
otsiWeto
agrea
t for the un-
seemly qu
arrelin
gs   an
d bickerings
that have
sion, and
marke
show
d   the
him
to  be totally
unfitted fc
r the
mport
mt   position
he holds.
THE OLALI
VA COMPANY.
The Vi
t, the official
organ of
the   ]
Dunsm
uir   Goveru-
nient has
been
devotii
lg   consider-
able spact
rece
ltlv to
the   Olalla
Copper ft
ining
and Sn
lelting Com-
pany of IS!
e\v Yc
rk, in
au endeavor
to   prove
it   irr
espous
ble and   un-
worthy o
publi
c confi
lence.    This
company
holds
a  chai
ter   for   the
building (
>f   a li
leof
railway from
Penticton
to   1
>rincet
3n, and   has
been   trv
ng   tc
open
negotiations
with the
govern
ment f
or the build-
ing of  a
line fr
jui   M
ldway to the
Coast.    1
t hasc
ffered
to do this on
much mo
rable
terms to the
I NOTICE.
Notices of Forfeiture.
PRINCETON, B. C.
F. J. BARROW,
PHOTOGRAPHER.
Views   of    Claims,   Underground
Workings and Machinery.
Sign  Painter.
I   Wan't pJLXRBxecute<l
Your       We can save you money
Watch   on your Repairing.
Repairing.
A full Line of Watches and the Latest Styles ol
Jewelery always on hand.
W. J. KERR. Kamloops. B. C.
Results ol Assays by retard ot Stage.
Correspondence solicited.
Inland Assay Office,
KAMLOOPS, B. C.
W. J. WATERHAN, M. E.
F. Q. S. M. A, I, n. E„ Etc.
Examination, Development and Management of Prospects, Claims
and Mines Undertaken.
P. O. Address, PRINCETON, B. C
 JAMES HISLOP	
MINING AND CIVIL ENGINEER
PROVINCIAI. LAND SURVEYOR.
 Princeton.B. C	
TUCKHTS
MAR
GlIER
■TC
CIGARS    |
Largest Sale io Canada;
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.
B. E. WALKER, General Manager.    J. H. PLUMMER, Assx. Gen. Managbi
^LONDON OFFICE—60 LOMBARD STREET, E. C.
The Bank 1
eluding the foil.
8 Branches extending  throughout  Canada
g in British Columbia and the Yukon Distri
Nanaimo,
New Westmi>
Rossland,
ria,
White Horse.
BRANCHES IN THE UNITED STATES:
New York,   San Francisco,   Seattle,   Portland,   Skagway.
Savings Bank Department. Interest at 3 per cent, per annum will be allowed from August Ist, 1901. Gold dust purchased, and every description of
banking business transacted.
C. W. HALLAMORE.
Manager Kamloops Branch.
 THE    SIMILKAMEEN    STAR
they mean
1 bbsiRbss!
Big Olalla Co. Is Not a Fake-
Backed by Men of High
Standing.
The j' have acq uired several grou ps,
of most promising mineral claims
in the Olalla section of the eastern
Similkameen, including a townsite,\
,etc. A prominent firm of brokers
in New York is placing the stock,
for them,.such of it is as for sale,
and in doing so has  advertised ex-
ten:
rely
Th
Per, Mining
visitor in th«
view of the c
peared in   tl
i J. Brewer, of New York
ident of the Olalla Copier & Smelting Co,, was a
r its pre-
a$75.-
i prop-
r-stei
of e
ploi
It
id
ed
, Mr. Brew-
he Pioneer
i. It makes
man the facts in t
an interesting story, and in consideration of the fact that Mr. Brewer
is himself a man of no little prominence, with ample capital to carry
out all undertakings, it is of much
importance to  the   development of
* southern British--G61umbia. . Mr.
Brewer is a law partner of. Judge A:
VanNess, of the New York judiciary, and while not a practical min-
* ing man himself, has made a study
of copper for a number of years.
In fact, he has written a work call-
e 1 the " History of Copper."
The Olalla Co: was ' recently incorporated in the east with a capital of  $8,000,000, in   $25   shares.
neighborhood of a million dollars
on the properties in this development. From their investigations
the management believes that they
have one of the best groups of copper properties in the Similkameen,
and they propose to operate it thoroughly and systematically.
Such mining engineers as Wayne
Darling have reported most favorably on the propertfesj tfc'&t gentleman now having been retained as
consulting engineer for the company.
Mr. Brewer left Wednesday with
a team for Olalla, where he expects
to meet W. C. McDougall, the general manager of the comvany, the
properties having been acquired;
from Mr. McDougall and J. B. McArthur.      After   spending   a   few
days at the mines, he wilf 7p*$Cead
immediately to New York, and■ on j
his recommendations the directors
will arrange a plan of development,
installing machinery, etc.
Recently, the   company
proposition for the building
Coast-Kootenay   railway,
government   would   not   li
this, it is believed for politic
ons, and gave the Olalla Co.
isfactiou   whatever.     Mr.
says that his   company is p
to put up a cash forfeit, as -
antee of good faith and go 1
the work.    In any event th
any expects to build its  owi
line, to feed   the  smelter, v
fully intends to erect as sooi
' wild-cat' concern do you think we
would be selling shares at $12.50
each ? No sir ; we mean business,
and we shall  do our   mining in a
[business like manner. We honestly believe that we have one  of the
tonnage <
This has
upon.
NOT A
wort
Si
rk it   for all   that :
hoenix Pioneer.    ,
t is
for the Star, onl.
f$2
Wt
To
the Public*
8
provic
definite
WILDCAT     SCHEME..    ,
Referring to the criticisms that
have been made of the company's
methods of flotation, Mr. Brewer
said:
" I know personally that the gentlemen connected with the Olalla
Co. would not be connected with a
proposition that was -not straight
and above board. I myself have'
put many thousands of dollars i
it already, and the other officers
have done the same.    If  it wa
ni24-4 p.. J. STEEL & CQ.
Princeton Coat
The Vermilion   Forks
Mining Company
ARE NOW PREPARED TO SELL
COAL AT
$6 per Ton at the Pit,
or 50c. per Sack
jyiyiwiy^
Now is the time to
PAINT.
We carry a full line of
Paints,
Stains,
Varnishes,
Oils,
Brushes,
Etc.,    Etc.
The Right Goods at the Lowest
Prices.
A.E.HOWSE,
PRINCETON.
Lake of the Woods Flour Always in Stock.
 THE    SIMILKAMEEN    STAR
BRITISH CAPITAL Lj^gg
FOR STEMWINDER fhf£^
Particulars of One of the Larg- *5° to 17
est and Most Economically    .   e, COID1
Worked   Mines   in ceutrates
America. Lent to the
mining, milling
concentrates hasl
DRIARD HOTEL,
NICOLA LAKE,
JOS. R. A. RICHARDS, Manager.
other franchi!
The corpor
of  securing   further   capital  with  financial circ
which   to develop the  Stemwinder chase of the
mine.      Messrs.   Gooderham   aud portant even
Blackstock advanced the old company, about two years ago, a consid-
es, and this has been practically re- lper annum.   &
paid. L* j	
M^Sm» mm hurdoch
ibe for the Sta
At the foot of Nicola Lake.    Best Summer Resort
in the  Province.
Good Rooms,
Good  Table,
Good  Liquors.
Headquarters for Princeton, Spence's Bridge and Kamloops
stamps, winch brings their
capacity up to 46 stamps. The ore
is widening out with depth, and at
the 300-foot level the lode is feet
wide with   values   from   $5 to $10
Blacksmlthlng & Horseshoeing
Shop on cor. Bridge and Angelia.
Avenue.
P R I NCETON,    B. C.
Doering & Marstrand's Brewing Co'y,
LIMITED LIABILITY.
VANCOUVER,   B. C,
BREWERS & BOTTLERS,
EXPORT BEER,
ALEXANDRA LAGER,
ALEXANDRA PORTER,
VANCOUVER ALE.
PciiicloB sure
ALFRED 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.
Nothing but the Best on hand. Estimates Furnished. >
MURALO WALL FINISH.
\ -: FOR:- \
A Vegetables, Fruit, Groceries, Provisions, Hay, Oats, Flour and Feed. t I
V Lumber of all kinds.     Windows, Doors, Shingles. 7 ThlS finish    IS    more popular   thlSyear   than
V Furniture, Wool and Wire Mattresses, Pillows, Chairs, Lonnges. », ever, and has WOH   its popularity by its dura-
C Har-iTare^Sesand"Fmfngf.S^ J bility, pretty-stints, and the easy mode of mix-
• saddlery, Etc., Etc. • jng   and  applying.    Put up in 23 beautiful
J dry goods, boots & shoes, J shades   and white.     As  your dealer   for a
V OVERSHOES AND RUBBERS IN ALL SIZES. 3 . ,                      ,    ..        .    ,
v GO TO J color card or send direct to
\ JmAmSchubert'sCashStore, \ McLENNAN, McFEELY & Co., .Ltd
Penticton, B. C. J
Wholesale and Retail Hardware Merchants,
VANCOUVER, B. C.
 THE    SIMILKAMEEN    STAR
SCALE OF PRICES ON LEGAL NOTICES.
ivcr too words and under 150 words    6.
Coal  Location   Notices.
m NOTICE.
Don't Blame the Cook
If the Bread is Bad	
It mav be the  fault of the flour
smmmmmsmiswBm
Wheat,   b\   the   Lake   of
Woods   Milling   Compai
I Remarkable for Strength and purity I p
IAS.  .. LOUTIT,   .-Went.
NOTICE.
rHIKTY days from date
the Chief Commissioner
Situated on  One   Mil:  (
follows:—Begin ning I
0 chains south, back t
GEORGE BEAVER, .
NOTICE.
NOTICE U hereby given that sixty days after
date I intend to apply to the Chief Commis-
l sioner of Lands and Works for permission f
* purchase 40 acres of mountain pasture land. D
NOTICE.
]\roTICE is herefly given that sixty days from
1~   date I will make  application   to  the. Chief
Prospectors
...^STOPI
he*. -	
If you want to Outfit
cheaply and quickly,
do so at the	
KEREMEOS STORE
WM. HINE & Co.,
Mining Supplies
of Every
Wholesale
Merchants
& Traders
Similkameen Meat Market, tMrlt$R,fe,
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Heats.
Livery, Feed Stable & Pasture.
vvvvv-w ■*■'
Saddle Horses to All Points in the Similkameen.
Hotel Tulameen
The Largest and Most Homelike Hotel in Princeton is now
open for the travelling public.
Our bar is stocked with the
Best of Wines, Liquors and
Cigars. Special efforts will be
made in the Cullinary Department, and tables will be furnished with the best the market
affords.
PRINCETON,  B. C.
GEO. W.ALDOUS,Prop.
Victoria,
Vancouver,
Nelson and
Kamloops,
Now is the Time to Advertise
the
ft
M
WILHAMEEIN
STAR,"
The Only Advertising Medium in this
Great  Similkameen District, and the
only, means of placing your goods
before   the   PEOPLE
job Printing
WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED A LARGE
***** CONSIGNMENT OF *****
Which we are prepared to Furnish in Good
Style on Short Notice.
 THE    SIMILKAMEEN    STAR
l^§
laWISmWaLwSL^
^ <m*^<m*1^t^<J*tm*€> ^<m*<mt<*<mt<Jt<mt<m*<*<mt<J.4*<*<U&*m>\^
The Town of
-: PRINCETON m
*
Lots for
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 Columbia.
Government Head-
quarters For the Similkameen District.
BEAUTIFULLY SITUATED at the Forks of 4the Simil-
kameen 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 GrovejJ
FINE CLIMATE
and PURE WATER
ENORMOUS AGRICULTURAL AREA TO DRAW FROMj
WWWWWW WWWWWWW
Send for Map and Price.List to a* «n* •£ *& «n*
ERNEST  WAfERMAN,
Resident Manager VERMILION  FORKS
MINING AND DEVELOPMENT CO.

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