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 8oo,000,000 tons semi=bituminous coal in local basin.
Courage, coolness and caution are necessary to achieve success
14th Year   No. 47
PRINCETON, B.C., FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1913.
PER YEAR : $2 Cash,
Single Copy 5c.
Smelter conditions ideal: Ore, coking coal, water
MINING COMPANY TO
INSTALL ELECTRIC
LIGHT NOW
MIKES   AND  MINERALS.
The Princeton Coal & Land Co. will
publish next week their rates for an incandescent electric light service, which
on comparison with other places are
most reasonable.
Tenders for the erection of 50 electric
light poles are being invited by .the
Princeton Coal & Land Co. Installation
of electric light service for the public is
expected to be ready about the first of
the New Year.
N. Huston received the award of $10
lor the splendid exhibition of ores taken
from claims owned by E. F. Voigt in the
now well known Voigt Camp. The
diploma accompanying the cash prize
may be seen at Len Hnston's Cigar and
•News store. Vancouver exhibition association has distributed considerable
sums of money h«re and elsewhere and
these ought to stimulate prospectors and
mine owners to further effort on sending
ore and other mineral exhibits. Too
much praise cannot be given the Vancouver exhibition association and its
energetic hustler, H. B. Brown.
Const. Pritchard and associates have
discovered a large body of hematite
ore within a short distance of the V.
V. & T5-. near Princeton. The lead is
about 150 feet wide and well defined.
Hematite is the iron of commerce and
the large body referred to may yet
found a big payroll* and industry here.
The New Hazelton board of trade
will send a large exhibit bf ores to
Vancouver to be placed in the rooms
of the Progress Club.
A force of structural steel workers
arrived in Trail during the past week
and will be engaged for some time
erecting steel for the new lead furnace
building and for the installation of two
''arge electric cranes.
Malcolm Nicholson, an old time
miner in the Slocan and the Boundary,
was killed over at Penticton~this week.
A crew of men was employed in loading clay for use in municipal street
work, when without a moment's warning the bank caved down upon them,
burying Nicholson and two others,their
names being James Campbell and
James Boyce, the latter leaving a widow and four children.
Dr. Charles L. Parsons, chief of the
Bureau of the Division of Mineral
Technology of the United States Bureau of Mines, announces that through
the generosity of Dr. James Douglas
of New York city, and Dr. Howard
A. Kelly of Johns Hopkins University,
twenty-seven claims of mining land
in Paradox Valley, Colorado, have
been purchased, said to be the greatest radium bearing ore deposit at
present known. The National Radium
Institute has been incorporated to
work the deposits. The entire undertaking is under the supervision of the
Bureau of Mines, and all the radium
will be at the disposal of physicians
free of charge.
With the mines of the Province now
distributing in dividends about $200,-
000 a month, and earning profits of
over $400,000 a month, it can be
stated positively that the mineral industry has safely passed the period
of trying out the mineral resources
expenenceu m every young mining
country, _and is now on the road to
continue increase of production and
earning of increased profits. With
the addition of the new 400-ton copper furnace at Trail smelter, and the
new 2000-ton smelter at Granby Bay,
there is' every promise that the production next year will show the greatest advance in its history, or a gain
of about 30 per cent, over the current
year.
The "increased production means increased employment of labor; increased purchases of mining machinery;
increased trade for the merchants of
Continued on page
RAILWAY POINTS.
Last week under this head Star received a 'wireless' that Jim Hill and
other big railway magnates were coming to Princeton and put it as if they
were present in the flesh. It now
appears they did not come as stated
but were here in spirit only. Strenuous journalism in a frontier town affords scope for a 'long shot' and as
Star aims to be strictly 'uptonow' with
news, even ahead of time as stated, it
must in the hurry and rush make
an occasional slip. It is just probable
Jim heard of a deputation that would
interview him here regarding that awful layover at Oroville, high freight
rates, and slow progress on construction, and then decided to cancel his
trip to Princeton.    Come again, Jim.
Contractors are still looking the two
Kettle Valley routes over on a second
tender said to have been called by
President Warren. A few days more
ought to see actual work begun on the
Fivemile section.
Work on the Oroville-Wenatchee
branch of the Great Northern Ry. is
steadily progressing. The rails are
now laid to Brewster and on Wednesday of last week the first train loaded
with workmen was run to that point,
although regular, train service has not
been established. The foreman of the
bridge crew at Ophir stated that he
would give the contractors the privilege of running trains over the bridge
this week.
Messrs. Nelson, contractors, who have
finished their particular contract on
which they were working for the K.V.R.,
went through Summerland on Tuesday,
having broken up their construction
camp. Messrs. Nelson are now retiring
from bnsiness and have bonght a large
ranch some fifty miles from Spodane,
where they are settling immediately.
PRINCETON HOSPITAL.
A special picture show in aid of above
will be given on Monday and Tuesday,
November 24th and 25th, at Princess
Theatre by kind permission of Dignan
Bios. Special musical program, new
music, new songs each night. Admission
50c. Enjoy yourselves and keep well
but keep the hospital going as well.—Com
Beef  is   selling  at  nine   cents   per
pound in England.
THE MOVING THRONG
AND EVENTS OF
THE WEEK
TOW AND DISTRICT
P. W. Gregory, P. L. S., left last Tuesday for Penticton and will return on
Saturdav.
C. O. Brownell, piano.and organ tuner,
will be in town shortly and will be
pleased to attend to all orders. ,
A hen that begins to lay in November,
and lays even as many as ten eggs a
month through to the end of February,
at the prices that prevail in any town,
has paid for her feed for a whole year,
and all she produces the remaining eight
months of the year is clear profit.
The Oddfellows ball last Friday
night proved a great success. There
were over a hundred couples, many
coming from outside points. The new
hall is well adapted for dancing, lodge
purposes and public meetings. Prof.
Wirts' orchestra won many -flattering
comments and the Oddfellows maintained their usual reputation for an
elegant supper and a good time.
Sunday school has been changed from
10 a. m. to 11 a. m. Parents and children
please notice.
B. A. Yandall )eft last Tuesday for
Vancouver having finished his articled
term with P. W. Gregory.
The petition for incorporation of the
Princeton board of trade has been prepared aud will shortly be returned from
Ottawa.
Enough snow "fell on Monday to
start a bunch of nimrods into the
hills for mowitch. Some of them report the deer still high up indicating
mild weather and good forage.
Weathe^ prophets and close observers
of wild animals are agreed that winter
will be short and pleasant.
Miss Freeman, sister of J. A. Freeman, is visiting at Victoria.
Frank Chitty, a former valuable employee of the Star, was married at
Hillyard, Wash., on Nov. 6 to Miss
Hattie Titzell. Star congratulates the
young and handsome couple and wishes them peace, plenty and prosperity.
The schools have been closed in
Merritt to prevent further spread of
scarlet  fever.
W. La Rose, formerly with Richard
Soutter, has just completed a tour of
the United States and will now settle
down near Oroville and build up the
country.
Sidewalks have been laid on Angela,
Fenchurch and Penryn avenues, also
grading Bndcliffe avenue and a zigzag
trail on Billiter avenue are among
the improvements carried out by Road
Superintendent Turner this year by
order of the public works department.
The regular annual Xmas tree and
entertainment will be held at a time
and place to be yet named, meanwhile
the soliciting committee are meeting
with splendid encouragement in the
way of contributions. Children look
forward   to   the   tree   with   longing
hearts and "wistful eyes and a good
treat will be given them this year as
formerly.
The children are already writing letters
to their good friend, Santa Claus. The
following is one received at the Star :
'Dear Santa—If you would" bring me a
few presents for Xmas I will be glad.
Xmas presents: Moving picture machine
and twelve reels that is made for parties
and entertainments, a pair of hockey
skates and hockey shees and six handkerchiefs, upright model steam engine.'
AFTERNOON TEA
A successful tea was held by Women's
Auxiliary of St. Cuthbert's church at the
court house on Thursday, Nov. 13. A
large number attended, and passed an
enjoyable hour partaking of the 'cheering
cup' and listening to the music provided.
Songs were given by Mrs. Griffiths, Mrs.
Waterman, Miss Day and the Rev. G. D.
Griffiths. Mrs. Waterman kindly accompanied. Tea was served by Mrs.
McDougall, Mrs. Waterman, Mrs. Bell,
Mrs. WardTe, Mrs. Griffiths and Mrs..
Glover, to all of whom our best thanks-
are due. Expressions of appreciation-
were heard on all sides and many were
heard to say that they hoped we should
have some more teas during the
winter.—Com. . *R*!H
THE WIDE WORLD.
President Wilson has issued a proclamation making Thursday, Nov. 27,
Thanksgiving day in the U. S.
By the terrific storms in the past
two weeks on lakes Superior and
Huron 250 lives were lost and $5,000,-
000 in shipping and_ cargo.
'Mexico,' said the prime minister,
Mr. Asquith, 'was still in the throes of
civil war. There never had been and I
could not be any question of political
intervention on the part of Great Britain into the domestic relations of Mexico or any Central or South American
state. It was no part of Britain's right
or duty in that part of the world, at
any rate, to prevent revolutions or to
attempt to preclude or control civil
wars. The utmost that Great Britain
could do was to give what protection
might be possible to British lives and
property in times of urgent danger and
crises.'
Sir George Kekewich, Secretary of
the Board of Education from 1900 to
1903, and at one time a Liberal member of Parliament, in a speech on
Oct. 29th denounced the British parliamentary system, of which he said
bribery was a recognized part. The
corrupt practices act was evaded, and
there is a recognized market for honors. He said the price of a knighthood was $25,000, that of a baronetcy
$125,000 and of a peerage $300,000.
Government ownership of railroads
is advocated as a means of reducing
the high cost of living in U. S.
Premier Borden, accompanied by
Mrs. Borden, has gone to spend a
month in the South, where he will
recuperate before Parliament meets
in January.
For having the bar of the Grand.
Forks hotel open on Sunday the license
was suspended from Nov. 14 to 30th.
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THE     SIMILKAMEEN     STAR
November 21, 19x3
MINES AND  MINING
Prom   Pagre   I.
the cities; increased revenue for the
provincial treasury. There is no
healthier sign of progress. The mining men of British Columbia wish po
keep the industry clean and free from
the wildcat flotations of the pastTThey
want to see every mining proposition
to which the public is asked to subscribe fully investigated by competent
mining engineers. . Mining, after all,
is purely an industrial business. The
mineralized area of British Columbia
cover a width of 400 miles, and as
minerals form part of the earth's
structure, the ore deposits .of this
province, in which they are concerv
trated in economic form, spread over
such a wide area, are likely to.be low
grade, requiring much capital and
technical work in their successful exploitation. The rich deposits of the
oxidized zones of the South are not to
be expected here, though it is possible
there may be found' occasionally deposits of rich ores. The experience
of lode mining of twenty^years has
taught the mining men of the province that their problems are mainly
industrial or the handling of low grade
ore under the most economic and skillful conditions to make mining a suc-
.cess.
The history of the Granby and British Columbia Copper companies is an
excellent demonstration of this condition. These companies have successfully handled ores running less than
one per cent, copper under mining and
metallurgical conditions to compete
with anything in the world's mining
experience.
When strikes of high grade ore are
reported, experience here has shown
that, with the exception of the silver-
lead ores, isfoK deposits are likely to
be so limited as to be of little or no
commercial value. It is to the low-
grade ore deposits then that the province must look for the success of its
mineral industry; and when the proposal to treat the ores of Alaska carrying not more than $1.65 per ton in
gold, at a cost of 50c per ton, and a
profit of $1.00 .per ton, is considered,
some conception may be formed of the
great future o fmining in British Columbia where there are so many deposits carrying from $2 to $5 per ton
in values.—E. A. Haggen.
The by-elections in East Hastings
and South Bruce,. Ont., for the Dominion Parliament have resulted in
the return of the Conservative candidate for the former,with a much reduced majority, and the election of
the Liberal candidate for the latter
constituency, wresting it from the Conservatives who had held the seat since
1908.
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land- Apply to
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Tulameen, B.C.
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Meals and Lunches at all Hours
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DINNER—n:3° to 5 Pm-
Bread,   Cake, Pies,    Fruit,
Confectionery
Beds, 25c. ; by the week, $1.50 j
Free bunk house for regular boarders
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Lots selling from $25.00 to $100.00
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Princeton
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oi Its kind published
um>t Hubert j&Wjpper"
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your name on a postal today
You want this valuable publication—it is worth hundreds of
dollars to you, issued at every change of the Fur Market,
giving you an accurate and reliable report of what is doing in
all the Markets of the World in American Raw Furs.
Write for it—now—it's free StaragJ
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THE CANADIAN BANK
OF COMMERCE
SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D, D.C.L., President
ALEXANDER LAIRD JOHN AIRD
General Manager Assistant General Manager
CAPITAL, $15,000,000
REST, $12,500,000
§§   TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES
Issued by The Canadian Bank of Commerce enable the traveller to
provide himself with funds without delay at each point of his journey in
a convenient yet inexpensive manner. They are issued payable in every
country in the world in denominations of
$10,   $20,   $50,   $100,   $200
with the exact equivalent in the moneys of the principal countries stated
on the face of each cheque. They are economical; absolutely safe self-
identifying- and easily negotiated. 8 3
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Incorporated in 1869
Head Office—Montreal, Que.
CAPITAL   PAID   UP—$11,500,000.
Reserve-$ 12,500.000 Total Assets-$ 175,000,000
A General Banking business Transacted Savings Departments
in Connection.   Accounts of Out of Town Customers
Receive Careful Attention.
E. C. CHAPHAN, Manager Princeton Branch
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November 21, 1913
THE     SIMILKAMEEN    STAR
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Princeton Carriage
And Iron Works
H. E. McGILLIVARY, Prop.
Horseshoeing, Etc*
General Blacksmithing.
Carriage Building and  Repairs
Ai,!* Work Neati,y & Promptly
Phone 28. Executed.
Holiday  Goods
ARE ARRIVING
This week we are showing :
Metal Goods and China
ARTICLES OF
BRASS, COPPER AND
ANTIQUE
Au assortment of
Genuine'Iyimoge China and
Hand Painted Japanese China.
Get  Your   Xmas  Cards  NOW
for the Overseas Mail.
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PRINCETON DRUG
& BOOK STORE
The Place to Meet
The Man You Know
AT
LEN HUSTON'S
TOBACCOS, CIGARS   PIPES
Agent for Nelson Club and Kusko-
nook Cigars, made by
NELSON CLUB CIGAR CO.
Ice Cream, Sodas, Conf ectonery
IRWIN BLOCK-
J. L. HUSTON,   I    -    Prop.  i
Hotel Princeton
SWANSON  & BROOMflELD, Props:
Now .completed  on site of the old
Great  Northern.    Only brick
hotel in Siuiilkameen.    A
first class house.
First Class room and board
Wines, Liquors, Cigars
PRINCETON,
B.C.
CARPENTER AND UNDERTAKER
The undersigned has followed the above lines of business for the past
dozen years in Princeton and
will continue the same.   I
will be glad to receive orders
and will give them prompt attention.   Residence and shop at foot of
BILLITEB. AV. on Tulameen River
W.  S.   WILSON
GOOD  TIMES AHEAD !
Folk talk of good old times
And make one feel quite glum;
Come, brighten up, and wear a smile,
The best days are to come.
You cannot eat your cake
And  also have it, too,
But, if you wish to be advised,
Then share it while it's new.
Do not anticipate
Hard times and weary days,
For oft the  unexpected comes,
And worry never pays.
We cannot live on "air—
We cannot live without.
And isn't nature very kind
To spread so much about ?
If it should happen that
Things go from bad to worse,
Then, when your last red cent is gone,
And nothing's in your purse,
Just think of Sunny Jim !
Copy his smile, and hum
Or whistle o'er a cheery tune—
The  best days  are to  come, i •
Some- people^.bear three kinds
Of-worry on their way;
All they h^ve had, all they have now,
And all they'll have—some day.
'Tis better far to hope,
To-trust and never fear;
Don't trouble trouble, but just make
"The best of now and here."
BANK   OF   MONTREAL
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Rt. Hon. Lord Strathcona aud Mount Royal, G.C.M.G.,G.C.V.O., Hon. Pres.
R. B. Angus, President^/' II. V. Meredith,  Genl. Mgr.
CAPITAL $16,000,000"
RESERVE $16,000,000
SAVINGS   BANK   DEPARTMENT
Deposits of $1 and npwards received.
BANKING BY MAIL A SPECIALTY.
Drafts Issued on the Principal Cities of the World.
PRINCETON  BRANCH
R. M.  MANSFIELD,a»MANAGER
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SCIENTIFIC.
Nourishing,    Satisfying,     Strengthening
If all the sugar that is-eaten in the
course of a year were to be equally
divided, every j person in the world
would have at least twenty pounds,
according to an exchange. But besides being used as a food, sugar has
many industrial uses. It is the cheapest form of chemically pure carbohydrate, and is often used in place of
starch, dextrin, or glucose. Sugar is
frequently put in compounds for removing and preventing boiler scale.
It is used in the manufacture of shoe
blacking, transparent soap, copying
ink, and ink rollers for printing
presses. Certain explosives contain
from six to'forty per cent, of at. It
is employed in "dyeing establishments
by tanneries for filling leather, and in
a large number of other industries.
Sugar has a hardening and strengthening effect in mortar. The mortar
used to build the museum of natural
history in Berlin consisted of one
part lime, one part sand, and two
parts sugar. Even a very small quantity, however, even as little as one
quarter of one per cent, exerts a
very harmful  effect on  cement.
A most unusual phenomenon is reported by the C. P. R. train dispatchers at Vancouver. The dispatching
is done by telephone and while listening at His instrument the dispatcher
picked up the regular longs and shorts
of the Morse code and as he was an
expert telegraphist he could follow
the message which was a wireless
from some vessel at sea announcing
her approaching arrival at San Francisco. Apparently the telephone wires
had acted as aerials. The name of
the ship was not given, but a number was signalled instead. Wireless
operators and telegraphists are very
jnterested in the occurrence as* they
believe it has possibilities heretofore
not reckoned on. |J;
Long distance wireless telegraph
experiments recently made from a
Breguet aeroplane to a ground station at Douai, France, showed excellent results. ' The aeroplane is a
three-seated flyer desiened for the
government of Si am. With Moineau
piloting and- Engineer Roques operating the wireless apparatus on board,
the aeroplane kept on its flight from
the aerodrome and sent messages
every five minutes to a land station in
the "town of Douai.' The musical wave
method was employed, and it is
claimed tha^t messages could be heard
with the aeroplane as far as 60 miles
off, in spite of the small power used
in the apparatus on board.
The- 'Eta,' the last of the series of
small experimental airships built at
the British royal aircraft factory, is
now undergoing tests. The ship is a
modified Parseval in type. The capacity is 100,000 cubic feet. There are
two radial stationary 160 horse-power
engines set on opposite sides of the
car with their axes placed transverse-
PRINCETON BREWING Co., PBT™N'
Families supplied.      Hotel orders promptly delivered.
Patronize home make-
ly. As in the Parseval airships, swiv-
eling-propellers are used. During one
of her trial flights, the 'Eta' went to
the assistance of naval airship No. 2,
which had broken down. The novel
experiment of towing the disabled airship was made. In a recent number
of Flight, a photograph was published
which shows the disabled airship -in
tow of the 'Eta.' A difference in
level of about 600 feet was maintained
in order to avoid all chances of fouling   the   rudder   gear.
The Parliament of the Union of
South Africa voted at its last session
to establish a large botanic garden at
Kirstenbosch, a farm on^ the Rhodes
estates.Mo the south of Groote Schur,
on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain. Prof. H. H. W. Pearson has been
appointed director.^fejg
__The news that a canning factory in
the Philippines has begun to manufacture roselle sauce is of interest as
marking the initial commercial stage
of an industry possessing great possibilities. Roselle (Hibiscus sabdar-
iffa Linn.) was introduced a few years
ago into the far southern United
States from the West Indies, and has
just begun to be cultivated in the
Philippines. Until recently the^only
edible part of the plant was supposed to be the fleshy calyces, from
which can be made a sauce exactly
resembling cranberry sauce in appearance and flavor, as well as sirup,
jelly and wine. Lately it has been,
found, that the leaves and young stems
of the plant also yield palatable products, and the exploitation of roselle
has been furthered by publications of
the United States Department of Agriculture and the Philippine Bureau
of Agriculture.
Contracts will be let in a few days
for the construction of the largest and
most modern icebreaker ever put in
commission to be used on the St. Lawrence river. Formerly these huge
boats were built in the old country,
now they are built in Canada.
PRINCETON   LODGE
I.O.O.F. No. 52.
Regular meetings. 8 p
tn., Thursdays,
Sojourning brethren welcome.     Hall situate in
Howse Bldgs cor. Bridge St. and Vermilion Ave
B. Wilcox s. R. Gibson
Noble Grand Secretary
DOMINION HOTEL
D. McRAE, Prpretor
TULAMEEN,  B.C.
LIVERY IN CONNECTION
Miners',   Prospectors'   and Travelers' Home
RATES : $i to $2.50 per Day
THE GATEWAY TO THE
Tulameen Gold and Platinum Mines, i
Similkameen Hotel
SUMMERS & WARDLE
PROPRIETORS
Large and New building, well Furnished aud Plastered; Com-   '
fortable ; Quietude.
Sample  Rooms, spacious, in hotel.
Hotel is situated near Great North-"
ern Railway station.
Vermilion Avenue,
Princeton, B.C.
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H. B. BROWN, M.E. $
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VANCOUVER,  B.C. &
Copper Property  Wanted' for X
strong capital ♦»'
Correspondence Solicited ♦$>
Complete-^fet of Land Maps V
$20.00 REWARD
Tne above sum of money will be paid
for reliable information as to the whereabouts of or delivery of one black mare
and sucking colt, black. Brand on mare
' bar U I on right thigh.
GEO. W. ALDOUS.
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THE     SIMILKAMEEN     STAR
November 21, 1913
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EDUCATIONAL
That there is necessity for revision of our system of public school
teaching has been long apparent to
practical educators and business
men. First, the standard of the
teacher must be raised to a much
higher level, not only in ability to
impart knowledge but in personal
character and qualifications necessary to exemplify the higher moral
and christian rectitude worthy of
-emulation, thus laying the foundation for the future upright, honest
and righteous citizen. The child
imbibes and partakes of the character of teachers as surely as he or
she does of the parent, whether of
good or evil. Outbreaks of thieving, lying, profanity or immoral
words or acts would be less likely
to occur among the young were
their exemplars of the right stamp.
To obtain a higher grade of teacher
the profession must be made attractive for men and women ol
literary tastes and refined culture.
Salaries would need to be double
those now paid and every reasonable
inducement offered for teachers
willing to devote their lives to this
uoble profession.
Premier McBride has shown a
1 desire to favor a practical education
in universities rather than one of
romantic— and classical purpose.
Technical teaching for the mechanic, the farmer and the miner
may not have been in the premier's
mind, when Jast he pronounced on
the subject of education, but it is
certain that one of his broadminded
view would always be ready to
encourage educational development
in any of the industrial or manufacturing occupations. Our public
•schools' curricula of subjects should
embrace some of the rudiments of
farming, mining and mechanics.
The young mind would undoubtedly
be interested in simple lessons on
subjects pertaining to everyday
life and prefer them rather than be
crammed and wearied with studies
of little or no practical value. How
to make a garden, to prospect
and classify the common minerals
or build a model playhouse; these
would be of absorbing interest to
most boys and  are mentioned   as
illustrating partially the scope of
the teaching indicated. Girls
should be taught the science of
good cooking and simple housekeeping", then when they have
homes of their own they will be
able to make soup or brew tea and
arrange furnishings with some taste.
Practical education is the demand
of the age, without it life is more
or less of a failure. Our legislators
will find food for thought and action
in needed improvement of our
educational system.
NOTES AND COMMENTS.
There is so much complaint regarding that miserable custom of
tipping any and everybody who
does a personal service for one that
it seems necessary to call the attention of the government to it
with a view of having preventative
legislation. Perhaps the labor com-
missibnaires could perform a service
on this grievance which would earn
for them the lasting gratitude of a
people who are wheedled, cheated
and intimidated out of their small
cash. Probably the railway companies are the greatest tip encouraging concerns in the world
since they themselves receive tips
in the form of bonuses, subsidies
and small concessions from the taxpayers. It is the height of insolent
imposition for one to pay for a
service ancl then be solicited in
every way but words for a pittance.
Down into the pocket one must go
continuously on train or steamship
if he is to receive any attention 'at
all. Employees are said to be
underpaid by transportation companies for the express purpose of
inculcating graft. Right here the
labor commission could probe until
they uncovered the cause of an
annoyance that robs travellers of
much pleasure and comfort ahd
demeans the giver and receiver.
Away with the tip and its hideous
ally—graft.
The introduction of a government measure at Ottawa to make
the watering of stock illegal and
punishable will be received by the
public with their full concurrence.
Stock watering is a species of graft.
in that it defrauds the investor who
pays his money for nothing. Stock
watermen belong to the yeggmen
class and ought to be behind tbe
bars.
With due appreciation of the
stimnlus given to the development
of the province through the policy
of the present government we hold
to the view that a healthy opposition
in the house .would be beneficial to
the government and the people.
Why not let some of the bye elections go to the Liberals and
Socialists ? The abnormal strength
of the Conservatives in the house
cows opposition. Sir Richard is
always magnanimous and his foes
admire him for this noble trait.
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IpJnited Empire Mining Co.S
Mining: and Manufacture,
Foundations Of The Town Of
it -EAST   PRINCETON
The recent opening and operation of this
large industry will be followed by rapid development. It is the only cement factory on
the mainland of B. C. The product can be
used as soon as made and is the best science,
skill and mechanical invention can produce.
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The beginning of an ever expanding payroll. Your opportunity to invest in EAST
PRINCETON real estate is right now.
Delay and procrastination never made any
person independent'in this world's goods.
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May Obtain All Information
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or D. G. McCurdy, East Princeton.
November 21, 1913
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SEALED TENDERS addressed to the
undersigned, and endorsed 'TendeTsjJfor
Drill Hall. Victoria, B. C.,' will be
received until 4.00 P. M., on Thursday,
December 11, 1913. for the construction
of a Drill Hall  at Victoria, B. C.
Plans, specification and form, of contract can be seen and forms of tender obtained on application to the office of Wm,
Henderson, resident architect, Victoria,
B. C; on application to the Postmaster at
Vancouver, B. C. ,and at this Department.
Persons tendering are notified that
tenders will not be considered unless
made on the printed forms supplied, and
signed with their actual signatures, stating their occupations and places of residence. Iii tbe case of firms, the actual
signature, the nature of the occupation,
and place of residence of each member of
the firm must be given.
Each teuder must be accompanied by
an accepted cheque on a chartered bank,
pa* able to the order of the Honorable the
Minister of Public Works, equal to ten
per cent (10 p. c ) of the amount of the
tender, which will be forfeited if the person tendering decline to enter into a contract when called upon to do so, or fail
to complete the work contracted for. If
the tender be not accepted the cheque
will be returned.
The Department does not bind itself-to
accept the lowest or any tender.
By order,
R. C. DESROCHERS,
Secretary.
Department of Public Works,
Ottawa, November 11, 1913.
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PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE.
The fruits of a good deed, like the
kernel of wheat, multiply, replenish and
prosper. The fruits of an evil deed, like
poor seed, result in sickly growth, starved
life, disease and consequent unhappiness.
The journey of high honor lies not in
smooth ways.—Sir Philip Sidney.
The guilty are always hurt, even if no
one is 'after' them—a guilty conscience
needs no accuser.
Adversity proves the man and is as the
storm to the tree, taking deeper root or
toppling over.
Love in action, deeds, will make
friends oi enemies and subdue infuriate
man or beast. Love and you will be
loved in return.
Those whom the world agree to call
great are those who have done or produced something of permanent value to
humanity.—Fronde.
If the 'cap' fits wear it withont a mar
tnur, otherwise yonr friends will' know
yon are guilty.
The whole experience of life, in small
things and in great—what is it ? It is an
aggregate of real forces.—Gladstone.
A religion that is not demonstrable is
not founded on truth. Primitive religion
healed the sick, cast out devils. The
works that I do shall ye do said the
Master and do them iu the way He did.
Wealth accumulated by other than
honorable methods can never benefit the
owner. Honest money begets true
prosperity and hsppiness. "
Idleness is the mother of mischief.
Sin is the cause of all sickness and
disease. Some say they are caused by
microbes, bacilli, germs, etc. Which is
right?
Not creed, nor splendid spire, classic
music, motions and mummery, eloquent
oratory, none of these save the sinner.
'Put off the old put on theTiew,' old
matter, new spirit.
It is well to think well. It is divine to
act well.—Horace Mann.
The Ten Commandments and Lords
Prayer should be engraven on everyone's
heart and mind. They lead to eternal life.
RELIGIOUS SERVICES.
Church of England—Next Sunday,
Nov. 23rd, Matcins, Holy Communion
and Sermon 11 a.m. : Evensong and
Sermon 7.30 p.m.   Rev. G. D. Griffiths
Presbyterian church—Services in the
court house at 7:30 p.m. Rev. J. A. Gillam pastor. Sunday school at 10 a.m.
All are cordially invited.
Christian Science lesson sermon subject next Sunday: 'Soul and Body.1
My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for
the courts of the Lord : my heart and
my flesh crieth out for the living God.
SPECIALS.
THOMAS BROS.
FALL AND WINTER GOODS
HAVE ARRIVED    j
AHONQ OTHER THINGS WE HAVE
A FINE LINE OF
HEAVY WOOL SOCKS j
-    SHIRTS, MACKINAWS
RUBBER GOODS, ETC.
THOMAS BROS.
FOR SALE—A second hand wagon
and bobsleighs in-good repair. Apply to
KING & GIBSON.
FOR SALE—One dozen white leghorn
hens.     MRS. M. LEIGHTON, Town.
A man, active, sober and of good character, wants a position as caretaker or
night  wachman.   Apply Star office.
Brass goods just received at Mr.
Wilson's, suitable for Xmas gifts.
FOR SALE—Ranch land, 160 acres,
five miles from town. Crown granted,
with coal rights. Surface rights, only,
$20 per acre, with coal rights, $30 per
acre.   Apply Star office.
Books, for" the million ! Interesting
and informing by standard authors. Call
and see them.   Len Huston's.
FOR SALE—I have 40 shares of B. C.
Portland Cement Company's Stock of
Princeton, B. C, which I will sell for
$50 per share. WM. H. KAYE, 421 Exchange Bank Bldg. Spokane, Wash.
Plumbing and Heating, Sheer Metal
Work, Tinsmiihing        j
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Call for Tenders
The Princeton Coal and Land Co.,
Ltd., are prepared to receive tenders on
the following:
- 50 poles, 35 feet long, from io to 12
inches at base, and not le sthan 8 inches
at the top. Poles must be of Fir, peeled
and straight. Price to include delivery
at points along Bridge Street and
Vermillion Avenue. Tenders must be in
by November 21st. Lowest or any
tender not necessarily accepted.
PRINCETON COAL AND  LAND Co.,
Limited.
PERCY W, GREGORY
Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. CE.
CIVIL ENGINEER
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Undertaker and
Funeral Director
All kinds of Coffins and Gaskets on hand
Vermilion Av. op. Similkmeen Hotel
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General Livery business carried on
Horses for hire, single or doubl Wc*d
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Freight and Passenger
Transportation .
AUTO SERVICE -TOURS
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Synopsis of Coal Mining Regulations.
COAT* mining rights ofthe Dominion, in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon
Territory, the North-west Territories and in a
portion ofthe Province of British Columbia, may
be leased for a term of twenty-one years at an
annual rental of Si. an acre. Not more than
2,560 acres will be leased to one applicant.
Application for a4ease must be made by the
applitcant in person to the Agen£ or Sub-Agent
ofthe district in which the rights applied for
are situated.
In surveyed territory the land must .be described by sections, . or legal sub-division of
sections,and in uhsurveyed territory the tract
applied for shall be staked out by the applicant
himself.
Each application must be accompanied by a
fee of $5. which wtll be refuuded if the rights'
applied for are not available, but not otherwise.
A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable
output ofthe mineat the rate of five per cent per
ton.
The person operating the mint sball furnish
the. Agent with sworn rerurns, accounting for
the full quanity of merchantabl etoal mined
and piy the royalty thereon. If the coal
mining rights are not being operated, such
returns should be furnished at least once a
year.
The lease will include the coal mining rights
only, but the .lease may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may
be considered necessary for the working of the
mine at the rate of $10.00 an, acre.
For full information application should be
made to the Secrstary of the Departmeut of
the Interior, Ottawa, of to any Agent or Sub-
Agent of Dominion Lands*
W. W. CORY
Deputy Minister of the Interior.
N. B.—Unauthorized publication   of   this at*
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COUNTY   COURT==YALE
A sitting of the County Court of Yale will be
held at the Court House,-Princeton, Tuesday,
9th day of December IQ13, at the hour of 2 o'clock
in the afternoon.   By command.
HUGH. HUNTER,
oc 17 ' Registrar County Court.
D. M. FRENCH
Undertaker and
Funeral Director
All kinds of Coffins and Caskets on hand
Vermilion Av. op. Similkmeen Hotel
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NOTICE
Yale Land District, District of Yale.
Take notice that I, James Campbell
MacDoisald, of Vancouver, B. C, Civil
Engineer, intend to apply for permission
to purchase the following described land :
Commencing at a post planted two
hundred and eighty feet west from the
north west corner of Dot 52oYale district,
thence north forty chains, thence east
forty chains, thence south forty chains,
thence west forty chains to the point of
commencement and containing one
hundred and sixty acres more or less.
JAMES CAMPBELL MACDONALD.
Dated November 12th, 1913.
Certificate of Improvements.
Fissure Maiden Fractional mineral
claim situate in the Similkameen Mining
Division of Yale District.
Where located : On Siwash Creek (Five
Mile Creek.)
Take notice that I, E. E. Coley, F. M. C.
No. 74379 B, acting as agent for the
Inland Development Co", Ltd., F. M. C.
No. 70927 B, intend at the end of sixty
days* from the date thereof to apply to
the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of
Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a'Crown Grant ofthe above claim.
And further take notice that action
under Section 85 of the Mineral Act must
be commenced before the issuance of
such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 23rd day of October, 1913.
THE INLAND DEVELOPMENT Co.,
Limited,
E. E. Coley, Agent.
BIBCH LEADS.
The popular idea that because Canada is the land of the maple, the maple
must necessarily be the hardwood of
first importance in Canada is incorrect, judged by the data gathered by
! the forestry branch of the department
of the interior at Ottawa.
There are three species of. birch of
commercial importance in Canada, the
black, yellow, and white, or paper,
birch. The former two have the more
valuable wood, but are confined to
eastern Canada, whereas the paper
birch is found in every province of
the Dominion, ranging to the limit of
treegrowth towards the north and
growing well within the Arctic circle
in the Mackenzie river basin and in
the Yukon.
It is this wide range which contributes largely to its present importance, but the qualities of the wood
promise a still greater use in the future, for it is a strong, hard, finegrained wood which takes a high polish and can be stained to imitate the
more expensive woods, such as mahogany, cherry or walnut. 'W.avy'
birch is an accidental form due to
cross-grain, somewhat similar to
'curly' maple, and is highly prized for,
ornamental work. In another recent
report issued by the forestry branch |
on the wood-using industries of On-i
tario, birch is reported as being used I
in the manufacture of over one hundred different articles, ranging from
ships to spools. As a fueLwood, it
takes first place and it is also one of
the principal-woods used in wood-distillation, while its only objection as a
pulpwood is that it is too heavy to be
readily floated down the streams to
the  mills.
Birch also formed 28 per cent of the
square timber exported from Canada
in 1912, according to the-bulletin on
the production of lumber, square timber, lath and shingles for that year,
which has been, prepared by the forestry branch and will shortly be issued. The remainder was largely
white pine. Until 1912 the export of
square timber had steadily decreased
since 1877, but last year showed a
surprising increase, the quantity exported in 1912 exceeding that exported
in the previous year by almost 90 per
cent.
A return issued by" the Queensland
lands department, showing the land
selected in the first half of the year,
says that the area selected was 3,843,-
678 acres. Agricultural farms numbered 777, comprising an area of 266,-
364 acres. Grazing selection absorbed
3,270,507 acres in 271 farms.
Texas will produce and market more
than one millionv bushels of Spanish
peanuts this year. The 1912 crop exceeded four hundred and fifty thousand bushels, and the increased acreage this year will more than double
the production.
Princeton
Picture Show
Dignan Bros.
Complete change of program Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Good,
Clean Entertainment Nothing to
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If onr show pleases you, tell others; If not, quietly tell us.
Cor. Bridge and Angela Street.
Prices:
Children 15c. Adults 25c
K. C. BROWN
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Notary Public, Etc.
PRINCETON,   -    B.C.
BRITTON BLOCK
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LIQUOR ACT, 1910
Section 35
Notice is hereby given that, on the first
day of December next, application will
be made to the Superintendent of
Provincial Police foi renewal of the hotel
license to sell liquor by retail.oAhe hotel
ktjown as the Similkameen Hotel, situate
at Princeton, in the Province of Dritish
Columbia.
Dated this 9th day of October, 1913.
CHRISTOPHER SUMMERS
GEO.    E.    WARDLE.
Notice is hereby given that on the first
day of December next, application will
be made to the Superintendent of
Provincial Police for renewal of the
hotel license to sell liquor by retail in
the hotel known as the Tulameen Hotel,
situate at Princeton, in the Province of
British Columbia.
Dated this 9th day of October, 1913.      .
KIRKPATRICK & MALONE.
Notice is hereby given that, ou the first
day of December next, application will
be made to the Superintendent of
Provincial Police for the grant of a license
for the sale of liquor by wholesale in
and upon the premises known as The
Princeton Brewing' Co., situate at
Princeton, B. C, upon the land sdescribed
as Lots 1, 2, 3, and the property is on
23, 24, Vermilion Avenue.
Dated this 9th day of October, 1913.
THE PRINCETON BREWING CO.
per W. Gosnell.
Notice is hereby given that, on the first
day of December-next, application will
be made, to the Superintendent of
Provincial Police for renewal of the
hotei license to sell liquor by retail in
the hotel known as the Dominion Hotel,
situate at Tulameen, in the Province of
British Columbia.
Dated this 9th day of October, 1913.
D. McRAE
Notice is hereby given that, on the first
day of December next, application will
be made .to the Superintendent of
Provincial Police for renewal of the
hotel license to sell liquor by retail in
the hotel known as the Granite Creek
Hotel, situate at Granite Creek, in the
Province of British Columbia.
Datedthis 9th day of-October, I913.
'F. P. COOK
Notice is hereby given that, on the first
day of December next, application will
be made to the Superintendent of
Provincial Police for renewal of the
hotel license to sell liquor by retail in
the hotel known as the Hotel Otter Flat,
situate at Tulameeu, in the Province of
British Columbia.
Dated this 9th day of October,   1913.
Mrs. E. J. HENDERSON
Notice is hereby given that, on the first
day of December next, application will
be made to the Superintendent of
Provincial Police for renewal of the
hotel license to sell liquor by retail
in the hotel known _as the Coalmont
Hotel, situate at Coalmont, in the
Province of British Columbia.
Dated this 9th day of October\i9i3.
THE COALMONT HOIBL Co.
L. N. Marcotte, Manager
Notice is herebv given that, on the
first day of December next, application
will be made to the Superintendent of
Provincial Police for renewal of the
hotel liceuce to sell liquor by retail in
the hotel known as the Hotel Princeton,
situate at Princeton, in the province of
British Columbia
Dated this 9th dav of October, 1913.
PETER SWANSON
LIQUOR LICENCE ACT
SECTION 48
Notice is hereby given that application will be made on the first day of December next fo the Superintendent of
Provincial Police for The transfer of the
licence for the sale of liquor by retail in
and upon the premises known as tne
Hotel Princeton, situate al Princeton, B.
C, from Peter Swanson to Swanson &
Broomfield of Princeton, British Columbia. PETER SWANSON,
Holder of Licence.
ALEX. D. BROOMFIELD,
BjpK-'Applicant fo- Transfer.
•  Dated this 9th day of October, 1913.
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In the matter of estate of Charles
Crisfield deceased.
All persons having claims against the
above estate are required to send
particulars thereof, duly verified, to the
undersigned on or before the 17th
November, 1913, after which date the
Executor will proceed to distribute the
estate according to law, having regard
only to such claims of which he shall'
then have had notice.
Dated at Princeton, B. C, this 13th
day of October. 1913.
J. B. WOOD.
Executor of said Estate.
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Jones—Did your father-in-law settle
anything on you when you married his
daughter ? Brown—Yes, the rest of the
family.
In Sir Robert Anderson's interesting
book of reminiscences, entitled, 'The
Lighter Side of My Official Life,' there is
a stoiy of a Judge who was trying to get
the very words ota reported conversation
from a person somewhat scantily equipped
with humor. The story is good enough
to quote.
.   "Witness" asked the Judge, "did the
prisoner say, 'I stole the horse ?' "
"Oh.no, my Lord," the witness replied
in a deprecatory tone, "your lordship's
name was never mentioned."
A tourist, calling at an Irish cottage,
noticed a glass" shade under which was a
brick and a faded rose. Naturally he
inquired why the owner of a shanty
should cherish two such dissimilar objects.
'Shure, sor, there's memories attached
to thim,' said tbe Irishman.
'Feel the big dint in me head ? Well,
it was the brick that made it.'
'But the rose ?'   said the visitor.
'The rose is off the grave of the man
what threw the brick,' replied the host*
An Irish M. P. was telling a story of a
man who complained to three friends, an
Englishman, a Scotchman and an Irishman, that his servant was constantly
breaking china.
'What do you think I ought to do with
hea ?'   he asked.
The Englishman said : 'Dismiss her.'
But as she was otherwise an excellent
servant her master was unwilling to do
that. 'Then take it ont of her wages,'
suggested the thrifty Scot.
'That wouldn't do much good.' was
the reply, 'for her wages are less than
the amount of damage she does.'
'Then raise her wages !' said the Irish
man, promptly.
BOD AND GUN
ROD AND GUN IN CANADA for
November (Publisher, W. 7. Taylor, Ltd.,
Woodstock, Ont.) sustains its reputation
as the leading Canadian Magazine
devoted to the interests of sportsmen.
Big game hunting in British Columbia is
described in several well written and
illustrated articles ; ' A Labrador Room'
is descriptive of a Labrador fishing
village; 'My Visit to an Alberta Trapper'
details a successful day on the trap line ;-
'How to Keep Game from Spoiling'
contains some valuable information for
the hunter of big and small game;
'When Riley Tied Hanlan' is by way of
variety and is reminiscent of the famous
Barrie Regatta when all the world's big
scullers had a try-out for the Championship. The regular departments are well
maintained.
f 9
I COALMONT HOTEL f
COALMONT, B.C.
First-class accommodation
for all guests
Hotel is new and well furnished.
Near station
Excellent cuisine and bar supplied
with the best
The Coalmont Hotel Co., Ltd.
Stump Pullers
GUARANTEED PULLING
GREEN   STUMPS   and   TREES
24 to 48 inches in diameter.   Prices
$50 up—make your own terms.
WELL-BORER CAP—20 to "30 feet
deep a day, or 400 post holes per day.
Write DUCREST STUMP PULLER
& TOOLS M'F'G Co., Burnside road,
Victoria, B.C.
WATER NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that John Vaydo
and William Hamilton of Princeton,
B. C, will apply for a licence to take
and use three cubic feet per second of
water out of Hunter Creek, formerly One
Mile, which flows in a south easterly
direction through One Mile Section and
empties into the Similkameen River near
Princeton
The water will be diverted at or about
2300 feet from ifs mouth and will be used
for agricultural purposes, on the land
described as Lot No. 2048 Gi.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the ist day of November 1913. The
application will be filed in the office of
the Water Recorder at  Princeton, B. C.
Objections may be filed with the said
Water Recorder or with the Comptroller
of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings,
Victoria, B. C.
JOHN VAYDO,
WILLIAM HAMILTON,
Applicant
WATER NOTICE
For a licence tqjake and use water.
Notice is hereby given that Harvey J. Harris of
Redmond, Oregon, U.S.A.,will apply for a licence
to take and use 1 cubic foot per second of water
out of Harris Springs which flows in a northerly
direction through lot 966 and empties into and
loses itself on lot 966
The water will be diverted two hundred yards
from the Spring and will be used for irrigation
and domestic purposes on the land described
as lot 966 in Yale Land Division Tale District.
This notice was posted on the ground on the 1st
day of November 1913. The application will be
filed in the office of the Water Recorder at Princeton.
Objections may be filed with tbe said Water Recorder or with the Comptroller of Water Rights,
Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B. C.
HARVEY J. HARRIS. (Applicant.)
THOMAS S. HUGHES. (Agent.)
SEALED TENDERS addressed to the
undersigned, and endorsed 'Tender for
Construction of Wharfs at Victoria
Harbour, B.C.,' willbe received at this
office until 4.00 P. M., on Tuesday,
December 9, 1913, for the construction
of Wharfs at Victoria Harbour, B. C.
Plans, specification and form of contract can be seen and forms of tender ob-
>tained at this Department aud at the
District Engineers' offices at New Westminster, B. C, Victoria, B. C, Confedera
tion Life Building, Toronto, Ont., Post
Office Building, Montreal, P. Q., and on
application to the Postmaster at Vancouver, B. C.
Persons tendering are notified that
tenders will not be considered unless
made on the printed forms supplied, and
signed with their actual signatures, stating their occupations and places of residence. Iu the case of firms, the actual
signature, the nature of the occupation,
and place of residence of each member of
thefirm must be given.
Each teuder must be accompanied by
an accepted cheque on a chartered bank,
pavable to the order of the Honorable the
Minister of Pnblic Works, equal to five
per cent. (5 p.c) of the amount of the
tender, which will be forfeited if the person tendering decline to enter into a contract when called upon to do so, or fail
to complete the work contracted for. If
the tender be not accepted the cheque
will be returned. ?3r§S
The Department does not hind itself ;to
accept the lowest or any tender.
By order,
R. C. DESROCHERS,
Secretary.
Department of Public Works,
Ottawa, October 27, 1913.
Newspapers will not be paid for this advertise
ment if they insert it without authority from th
Department,—45197.
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THE     SIMILKAMEEN     STAR
NOVEMBR  21,   19*3
Princeton Coal MM Co.
Five Reasons, For You To Invest In Princeton
m
m
1
*St&
Because Princeton is the
Center of a Coal, Ore and
Placer Mining District*
<&*&
Because There are Splendid
Opportunities for Manufact=
uring Industries.
Because the Surrounding Country is Adapted For Cattle, Horse,
and Sheep Raising. Farm, Garden and Poultry Products Find a
Ready Market at High Prices, at Princeton. Climate and Water are
Excellent. School and Church Facilities are the Best in the Similka=
meen Valley.
Unlimited Water Power,
Rivers and Creeks Afford
Millions ot Horse Power,
Now Running Waste.
iijp
Two Railroads Building to
Coast. Great Transprovincial
Trunk road-Rivers and Roads
converge here.
Write or Consult, En Waterman, Resident Mgrm
PRINCETON ICOALI & LAND CO.
.

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