Skookumchuck Autoists: 0052.0834

SKOOKUMCHUCK  (From Our Own Correspondent)

            Mr. Paul Krizan and companion were passengers on this morning’s train from Cameron’s mill at Torrent to the post office here.  They hiked back again later after visiting at the C.N.P.L. Co.

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            Mr. Fred West is up and around again, we are glad to state, after being laid up for a few days with a severe cold.  He is repairing the motor truck.

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            Mr. O. Knight of the Cranbrook Auto Wreckers called in today and then continued his journey over to the C.N.P.L. camp and then on to Canal Flat.

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            Mr. A.J. Furquhason, telephone pole buyer, was an overnight guest at the West home on Friday night.  He had walked down from Canal Flat that morning, calling at “Blakes” of Copper Creek and interviewing Mr. W.S. Cameron of Larchwood on the way down.

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            Mr. A.J. Farquhason left for Cranbrook on the train.

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            Mrs. Elwin Cumberland and daughter Doreen and Mr. Grant Roberts motored over here from Sheep Creek and then on to visit their mother, Mrs. D.A. Roberts, before returning home.

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            A party of hikers went up to Tamarac Lake today to watch the ice cutters at work.  The party included Mr. Fred West, Mr. James Crowe, Mrs. and Margaret and Marion Crowe, who were joined by Miss Elsie and Donald Roberts.

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            Mr. Grant Roberts and James Crowe motored to Wasa and Ta Ta Creek today for a car battery for Mr. E. Cumberland.

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            Mr. Roberts and Fred West and James Crowe motored to Tamarac Lake with the truck Monday to start cutting ice for Mrs. West at the store.  They brought a load down about three o’clock of splendid ice, fully three feet deep and clear as crystal.

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            Mr. H.J. Skilton, Joe Baric and Mr. W. Lockhart and companion rode down on the speeder today for mail and supplies.

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            Mr. Carl Jensen of Ta Ta Creek drove up here today with wagon and team.

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            Messrs. Wallace and John Crowe, Sam Brander and Ed. Woods and Mrs. Banford Crowe of Cranbrook motored here today bringing Mr. J. Crowe to his home in the village after having been employed at Lumberton for some months.

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            Mr. Emile Pommier and Mr. Alex Horry were busy unloading a carload of hay from the siding here for Premier Lake on Tuesday.

0052.0834: Skookumchuck Autoists

Comings and goings of Skookumchuck residents and guest by train, automobile, speeder and horse and wagon. Many to see the ice being harvested.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  February 27, 1930
Pages:  8
Publisher:  Cranbrook Courier
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0052)

Keywords:

passengers train mill post office truck camp telephone pole motored hikers ice cutters battery speeder mail wagon hay

Subjects:

People arrow Baricarrow
People arrow Blakearrow
People arrow Branderarrow
People arrow Cameronarrow
People arrow Crowearrow
People arrow Cumberlandarrow
People arrow Furquhasonarrow
People arrow Horryarrow
People arrow Jensenarrow
People arrow Knightarrow
People arrow Krizanarrow
People arrow Lockhartarrow
People arrow Pommierarrow
People arrow Robertsarrow
People arrow Skiltonarrow
People arrow Wallacearrow
People arrow Woodsarrow
Cities arrow Skookumchuck arrow Businesses arrow Ice Houses and Ice Harvestingarrow
Cities arrow Cranbrook arrow Businesses arrow Garages arrow Cranbrook Auto Wreckersarrow
Industry arrow Lumbering arrow Companies and Mills arrow Colin Cameron Sawmillsarrow
Industry arrow Lumbering arrow Companies and Mills arrow Crows Nest Pass Lumber Co.arrow
Cities arrow Canal Flatsarrow
Cities arrow Ta Ta Creekarrow
Cities arrow Torrentarrow
Physical Features arrow Creeks arrow Copper Creekarrow
Physical Features arrow Creeks arrow Sheep Creekarrow
Physical Features arrow Lakes arrow Premier Lakearrow
Physical Features arrow Lakes arrow Tamarac Lakearrow
Transportation arrow Automobilesarrow
Transportation arrow Horses and Mulesarrow
Transportation arrow Wagonsarrow
Transportation arrow Railways arrow Equipment arrow Speedersarrow

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