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THE PROSPECTOR.
Vol. 5. No. 26.
LILLOOET, B.C., SATURDAY, JANUARY 17, 1903.
$100 a ye*_r.
ANDERSON  LAKE MINES.
■That tlie lln-ton Syiuli nie vilio liav«
Ie~e ininee  liondetl,  mean  Ini.ini'.H U
|uie elear.    \ not her payment, is made
tlie ori)iillHl owners aid   work   will
comment e<l as soon as  walher ciin-
litiooHHie favoralile. Mr. Hawks, tlie
•ent for the S> u.lii ate Is now in lio.-
.n making atrageiv.euis for tiie lurtln i
Jpening tip of I In' property. Dining the
.cent operatirvT-at this mine tome
. maikalily rich ore was uncovered and
judications1 (sive evidence that the giaile
rill he maintained.
The Enterprise.
The report that R. Anderson is to latin tow n, thor.lv, is hringing thi. prop
[2ity into pioniiiience.
It ia generally  known that on his way
jffroni the North Fork placers to Vancon-
ijver last Fall Mr. Ander.oii was detained
in Lillooel In purlieu who   wished hiui
'toieport  on the Enterprise  propeiiy.
I We nude rtland that lhe report was to
favoiahle thai Mr. Anderson was ui'„ed
to commence  p.reliiuinaiy operations at
I, once.   Tne lateness of lhe season, rendered work impossible.
The contemplated plan ia to divert the
waters of the Oayoosh Creek a ho e the
Falls hy a few hundred feet of flume or
li   ditch and so drain  the old   bid at the
"' Falls where the water, so far,   has defeated the effort s of gold seekers at this
point.
Carnival at Ashcroft.
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LOCAL   NEWS.
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Mrs. Tinkham. of the Grange Farm,
1'avilion, arrived in town on the B.X.
stage last evening.
Ashcoft, ft. c. — Tlie carnival
held hereon Chursduy, the 15th,
was agrand success. Ice wns in
fairly good condition and tlie evening was till Mil tli could be desired; the costumes were numerous
mul of every design from Mie
small imp to the tall clown. Uncle Sam and miss Canada went
iirm in arm, while John chinaman
ami his lady love were a handsome addition to the other nationalities represented.
At 9 o'clock the skaters were
-tilled in, antl the prizes awarded.
The Judges did their work adiuir
ably, considering the difficulty
of judging   so many costumes.
A large bonfire added to the
beauty of the already well-lighted rink. Au abundance of fine
music was supplied by Mr. Win.
Simpson and his excellent phonograph, which added to the general enjoyment. We hope soon to
see this thing repeated.
chips.    .
West Yale.
Feeding Work Horses.
Government Agent Phair came in on
the B.X, from Clinton last evening.
The Inspector of Public Schools visited 1'avilion Mountain yesierday.
Several parties on both sides of the
Atlantic ai-negotiating for ihe purchase
of the patent rights to the Uren Patent
Sure Lock Bolt,
The News-Advertiser is authority for
the statement that J.N..T. Brown, who
recently left this Bection to reside in Van
couver, will prepare himself to defend
his claim to he the champion sculler of
Inland British Columbia.
Itev. Mr. Foote, Presbyterian clergyman at Clinton is leaving for the Oka—
nagan country.
E.J, Shanty., of   Pemberton, waB in
town this week.
A horse has a smaller stomach
Mian the ox, and consequently
must be fed less at a time. It has
less power to digest coarse foods
and it eats much slower. It needs
ouly a little coarse food at a
time. German investigators say
that a thousand pound horse requires 11.4 pounds of digestible
food for moderate work.
Suitable Food for Horses
It: is necessary especially with
hard working
large proportion ,.or '"
-ion be composed 0_
concentrated feedin
horse would have tfFTL'onsiinie
over 40 lbs. of hay to obtain 17
.7 lbs. of digestible nutrients, the
approximate anion at daily required by a horse at severe labor
Col. E.G. Trior, Premier, returned this woek to Victoria. According to the report of the Colonist, the Premier said tlmt there
is a. strong feeling in West Yale
in favor of the government and
he is confident thata government
candidate will be elected there iu
(becoming by-elect ion. There are
several prospective candidates in
the Held but as yet uo selection
has been made. There was a
feeling iu the Ilistriet that Mr.
Denis Murphy should have continued iu office as he would have
been elected easily as a member
of the Government)
Another despatch says that Mr.
A. I_. Me Phillips has applied for a
writ of Mandamus on Wednesday
next. The application which was
made at the instance of Mr. Win.
IS. Moore, of Agassi:., was granted.
The application is for an Order
to show cause why mandamus
should not issue to compel delivery of writ of election to the returning officer of Wes', Yale.
Mr. R. McLennan is Dawson's
Choice.
Dawson.—In a keen municipal
contest on Jan. 6, Mr. R. P. Mc-
Lenuali, of Vancouver, and formerly of Nova Scotia, was elect
ed Mayor by 4 votes over Mr, D.
\V. Davis, ex-M. P. Mr. Thomas
Adair was third and Mr. J. II
Davidson fourth. The total vote
was 649.
Plenty of Coal.
Fernie-The three mines of the
Crow's Nest coal co. a.re now pro
-ducing  two   thousand tons  of
coal daily*.
Tlie Railway Systems of
Canada.
The official Gazette contains
the notice given by the Grand
Trunk Pacific for incorporation
next sessfon to build from orav-
enhiirst to the Pacific ("oast. The
application asks foi all the powers and privileges granted to ot-
er Canadian roads.
They Want Reciprocity.
St. Paul, Minn.—The Reciprocity
League interviewed the Hon. Sifton here with the object of   oh
tuiningjfreer trade relations with
Canada.
■K Brief Despatches ^
Mr.   l.nlfour is again  slightly
indisposed.
Kir Wilfred Laurier treats with
levity the current gossip as to
the state of his health.
It is understood that the first
of the Russian torpedo boat destroyers hns passed through the
Dardanelles.
Canadian capitalists have acquired valuable concessions iu
Mexico.
Captain Shaw-Taylor is confident that brighter times nre in
store for Ireland.
The coal fain ine iu the Dim ted
States is most acute and measures of relief nre urgently needed.
A Government Transcontinental'
St. John, N. lb—The St. John
Hoard of Trade yesterday at a,
largely-attended meeting, passed
a, resolution to the effect Mint
the best interests of Canada
would be conserved by the build
-ing of a, Government-owned and
managed transcontinental line,
The resolution favored the extension of the Intercolonial frou*
Montreal   across the Continent.
The Durbar display is over. It
cost the Government of India,
over #5,000,000.
Tiie American-made spars for
the Shamrock 111. have arrived
at Glascow. The hollow main
mast, excluding the fop-innst,
is eighty-two feet in length.
Head our special
offer on tlie
third page.
The great railway systems of
'Canada, earned, during the year
1002, the enormous sum of #75,
075,812, the largest earnings by
tar in the uistory of Canadian
Railways. This amount was distributed as follows:
Canadian Pacific. #80,584,000
(Irantl Trunk #80,036,479
Intercolonial # 0.055,4(58
Nocas'i subsidy foru.T.u. fraas-
Canada line has yet been arranged. No land grants will be made.
The loss to the McCleary Stove
Co., caused by a fire in London,
Out., is placed al #50,000.
The Departmental store of Stan
-ley, Mill and Co. was completely
gutted by fire this week; loss between fifty and sixty thousand
dollars.
American millionaires have leas
-ed buildings in Piccadily, London, for ninety-nine years for
their new club the Calumet.
WANT l.l>- 81-VI-ltAt, I'lCI-SONS O.TII..U
uctur nnd good reputation in oiiuli sliilo [oiiu
in lliis coiinly required ] lo represent.-tid mlv-
ci'IIkh"nlil _slnlill-liuil wu~.li.liy business limine
of mil hi lliiiUHilnl standing, HmI«.,v flK.nil weekly  wiili expenses lulilltioiiiil,  nil pnyalilu  in
ciisli .Hull Wednesday illreut from llio. bend
ollhe-.   Horse hii.i uarrhiges filinlsliO'l, wlion
necessary. Itel'eieiices. Knclose selfnddiess-
ed slumped envelope.
Miin-iigei,Klll.Cii.xton   Building, Clilf.ngo.
"Lever's Y-Z (Wise Head) Disinfectant
Soap Powder is hetter than other powders,
as it i. both soap and disinfectant.     i\
One of the biggest fires iu the
history of Dawson City took
place last week. #50,000 worth
of property was destroyed.
Rev. (J. W. Kirby, who has
been associated with tbo Hev. (i.
R. Turk, iu evangelistic work
throughout Canada, has accepted a call to the Methodist church
iu Calgary, Alberta.
Salmon Ann farmers are selling
large quant it iesfcif hay in Koot-
enav.
One liotel antl three saloons have
gone out of business in Saadop
during the last six months, hut
the Review complains that there
are still too, many. THE  PROSPECTOR, T/ILLOOKT, B.C., JAN. 17, 1903.
THE  PROSPECTOR.
PUBLISHED   EVERY    SATURDAY
AT ULLOOET,  l-.C.
HV THK l-WM-CrOK  ITI'.l.l   ll   SU   coMVANY
TJ1E PROSPECTOK Is the only paper pub-
llslied In lhc Lillooel District, and is all home
Printed.
Subscriptions: One Dol In l'n year In nilviincc
Advertising rules niHile known on application,
Conesponrtuiice is invileil on all mailers i
public or loeiil [merest.    All coiiiiiiiinicn io
ninsi   be  lU'ooinpaiiied  b.v   llie   iihiiio   of   I
writer, but not necessarily for publication.
SHIPTO
mjWimmm
The Little Country Paper.
It's no sixteen-pa'-'e edition that ex
presses big men'- views,
And it's not rilled up with pictures',
nor with telegraphic news;
It isn't printed daily, with an "extra"
every hour,
And the editor's not bragging of hi.
influence and power.
It may have faults and error., but ai
these. I will forgive.
For it's printed in the country, 'way
back where I used to live,
—oo—
It is only issued weekly, and it's not
made up for style,
But when it arrives I gladly put the
dai'y by awhile.
I don't read in its pages what the wise
and great men say,
But 1 see that "Silas Jiggers brought
some wood to town today,"
And that "Grandpa Parks is better,'*
or that "01.1 Bill Jones is dead,"
And it tells just what the parson in
liis Sunday sermon said.
—oo—
I see again the f.ices of the friends I
used to know
In the dim and distant fancies of the
happy Long Ago,
And I read up in one corner that the
fall winds howl and blow,
And that "Uncle Nathan S uith pre
diets nn early fall of snow,"
Or that "Our debating club will giv-
a sociable next week.
At which our fellow-townsman, Ahner
Brotherton will speak."
—oo—
There are never le.irned essays on the
questions of the day,
But it says that "Folks are looking
for another rise in   hay.*'
I can see no glaring headlines of the
last election  light,
But it eays that "Tom Shaw marries
Ella Edgerton tonight;"
And my thoughts somehow grow fond
er when the old folks' names I see,
Telling that 'Reverend Tomkin's wis
invited there for tea."
It may lie crude and homely—thai
same litlle country sheet,
And the make-up of its pages may he
rather obsolete;
It is damp when I unfold it and the
print is rather blurred ;
Yet U'b always note than welcome
and I read It's every word.
And no reading to a city man a greater joy can give
Than the little country weekly, printed where he used to live.
— oo—
Sir.William Mulock, our• post,-
mamter general had a imrrow escape from being I li rushed by n
woman when he wns visiling tin-
Old ('omit ry. Wondering if the
stories l.old (if tiie ignorance of
the avernge l-.rit.on about.(Jn.nndu
were true, lie nud his companion
decided t.o put. the matter to n
test. The first, man nccosted knew
1 hat, Canada was a colon v ncross
the At. untie. The second knew
iibsolutel.y nothing. Tlie third individual wns ajiower girl. To
her the (.anudian minister nd-
dressed himself thus:
• • \[v <>ood ti-irl, are yon at all
familiar with Canada?"
•'Fiiiniliar with who?" she snapped, "You go on •ibout.yoin* business or I'll smack .your misty
face." j
REPEATING  RIFLES
repeat. They don't jam, catch, or fail to extract.
In a word, they are the only reliable repeaters.
Winchester rifles are made in all desirable
calibers, weights and styles; and are plain,
partially or elaborately ornamented, suiting every
purpose,   every  pocketbook,   and   every  taste.
WINCHESTER   AMMUNITION
made for all kinds of shooting in all kinds of guns.
rnrr Send name »nd address on a Postal
r n tt    forour 164-paue Illustrated Catalog.
WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO., NEW HAVEN, CONN.
TI IN CHIN IS I- iK TEN WKHKS.
As a special and temporary offer lo
readetsdf tlii* .mper, we will mail Tiik
I'UHI.TC io per. on. who are not now . nli-
-i i il»>ip, for ten weeks fur ten cents.
Tiik l'ttn ic i?i a 1*2, 1(1 -pair e weekly Review for iii niociaiit: Democrats in it de-
niiiri'.it o lletiiililieaiis; i . opinions are
exp-esse 1 without fear or favor; it give.
.hi interesting and connected weekly
if all t Uioiical new s; ii u wayb has ed-
lotials wo riti «i ii living, a cartoon worth
seeing, nook notices worth reading, and
miscellaneous nailer both valuable ami
inieiesiiiig; nnd n is liked hy iut< lligettl
women ns well a* hy intel igent men
Tne editor is   L mi-F.  Post.   Send ten
rents ill silver or filllilipS for tin week',
trial. All siiiisn i pilous a'e paid strict I \
in advance, and upon expiration the
pant" is promptly st pp.d unless subset
NOTICE.
NOTICE is hereby given that application
will I i n ade to the Legislative As,. inlily of
the Province of British Columbia at its next
Session for an 'Act to incorporate a Company
with power to hliild, equip, maintain and operate aline or lines ol Railway of standard
gauge Irom a point at or near Ilazteton by
the niosi fe siMe anil praciiea le route lo a
point on llir Northern Boundary of British
Columbia, at or near Teslin Lake in Atlin
Lake, or both; also from Ilazleton l.y tlo
most feasible and practicable route via the
Skeena, Hal,in , Driftwood, Omineca and
Finl.'iy I*. vis to Peace Kiver I'ass, or I' u
River or both, thence Easterly to t In- |>'a t-
11 ii boundary of lhe s lid Province, wilh authority also to construct, equip, maintain and
i pi ion is renewed. Men I ton this paper   operate branches Irom any point* on the pro-
Address:        Till.  PUBLIC, posed line or lines not. exceeding in anyone
case one hollered miles in length and with
power to construct, acquire, own and maintain wharves ami docks in connection therewith; nnd to consliucl, own, a, ijiiin , equip
anil maintain steam and other vessels and
i oats ami operate the same on any navigable
waters, unci to coiistitirl, operate and maintain telegraph and telephone lines along il., i
routes of slid  Railway nncl its  blanches or
in connection therewith and to transmit messages foi commercial purposes and collect tolls
iherefor, and to acquire antl receive from any
(■nvernment, Corporations or persons, grants
of land righ's of way money, bonuses, privileges or other nssii-tance in  aid of the con-
Unity  Bu liliiij:. Oil t'Aiio, III..
Mining Property for sale.
In British Columbia.
Tt'inli'is nre    Invlleil  ror  lhe  whole of the
I'l'oniMiy,  ioi'lmlinu   Ciowo  Clriilileil   eliiieiK,
mill mii*, i'y.iiiill II, (   ilpili'ltJ   I , hi ..il inns
.liiilv), triiiiiwiiy, iissny oflice, hilmnitory mul
i"iilli',|iii|.iiHiii. nf the Toronto   I.Ill I   tlohl
I toots tloinpHiiy l.i mil c'l, si i im ii- i n i in' 1,11 looet
ilistriet nl' li illsll <'nliii.il.in; liielliililiK 'In'
\inple, Whale, Mm,meli nml Welliiiul Vide
mini's which nre Crown grunted also the
Kurth Star, tlohlen strip-, liohlen Kiig o. Ilu by
llllll jtllllbo l.i  in*  nl    cliiiitl,    ill I In' mi mi'    ilisl
rlct, toge her with n   toll slump mill, iniiohiiie
il ri I Is nml other equipments,   (hish tenth, in I
llie   whole    properly    n
ASTHMA CURE FREE.
Asthmalene brings instant relief and  permanent
Cure    In   All   Cases.
SENT AHSOIAJTELY I? li _•_.__ UN l.l..'l.ir I OK POSTAL.
Wl'll'r* VOIIK NAMK ANI) ADMRKSS  IM AINI.V.
T hero is ii o I li i n _ I ' k h A " t ll -J
in a  ' e n i' .       I  1      li r I  n _ -       I n s 1 a n  tl
re lief, e v e tl I' II t li e w o i s t|
■ • a - !• s .       11    i u •' -    w    en    nil    else  I' ul-i
The K.'v. C. I''. WLLLS, oi Villa Ridgel
111., says: " Ymir lijtil Lottie ol Asilimnleilu
received  in good roiiiiilicn.     I  cauno'    tell  yon]
how ll U till   I   feel, lor lhc  good derivcdlioTn]
it. I was a slave, chained with putrid sure!
throat ami Asllnna for li-n yens. I despaired]
ol evci being cured, I saw your advertiscmentta
loi the run- ol this dreadful and tormenting]
disease, Asllnna, am! I' oliglil you hail over-
spoke.n yourselves, Iiul resolved lo give il al
trial.     I"   my astonishment,  the liinl ncletl likej
a ch.nm.    Send  me a  lull size   bottle."
Hev,    l»r.    Mi.ii'Im    \Ve-li..1ler
Uiililn ..I the C.iig.   |;,mi   Israel, .
New   Vork,   |jn.    ;.    1901.
DISS. TAI'T    IllitlS:.'    MKIMttlNK   ft).,
1 "ni , men:    \ oui   Astluniilene   is   an
evcellenl   remedy   lur    Asllnna ami   liny   .'ever
ami   its composition nllei iales all Irouhles which ■
coiuliiiie with Asthma.    I ts success i.s astonishing
ami wonderful.
"   stru tion of the Company's   undertaking and
reqiivsteil    but . ,       , . .....       "   ,
, to connect with and enter into Irallic orolhcr
off ms    I'm'   win 1,1 UK   options   ni'     lor   I'IMli
of the property will ho considered      Pri lie   arrangements with    railway,    steamboat or
Former group (Kin lonsof ore hns   becli   nillluil,   other companies and for all rights powers and
wnli nil iissny   value   xliniuiii, $111,110   to, privileges necessary usual or incidental to all
ill.nu   Wiiuon rond from Itiiilroail lo mill. Tho ,      f,,       ,        .,
.., ,       ,    ,. .orany ol the aforesaid purposes.
whole of the nbovo  w ill beiir Iniil.liin 11110   nml I * '     '
Investigation mul nre tin excepiloiiiilly l.inpor.     Dated this3rd day of December, A.D. 1902.
lain nml vnliiiilili' group of I'biiios wilh full
working eipilpiueiil, l'*oll piirlluulni's lilHV Im
|i ti tl nu iipplliMitloii Iii Ktlgiir lUonnill-lil
l.bpililnlor, I'. i». Iltix 'il'., Viiiieoiivor H ('.
Cornwall & Rogers,
Solicitors for the Applicants.
Subscribe for The "Prospector"
$1.00 per annum
Alter  haviogii  carefully  analyze*1!,   wc  can state  that    Asthmalene   contains
no   opium, morphine,   cliloroloini   or eilier. Ver)  lufly yours,
RKV.  DR.  MORRIS   WKCIISLKR.
Avon SfKiNiis,  N.   \.   |<vi>. t, 1901.
Dit.   T,\i'i'  Runs.   Mi'.niriNi.; (',1.
t'cnlienicn: write   this  testiu'ioiiinl   from    a    sense  of duly,   Inning  tested the
"•V mile 'Heel ul    y >.ir  A,mi 11 ii.*.i ■,   I'or    llm   cure   of    \.ihina.      .My   wile    has   been
nllMcleil   wilh   sp.isimidic  nslliiiin    for    the    p:1S|    12 years.     Having  exhausted   my own
skill  ns well 11.-, ihal  ,,l     y   ollicrs,    I   chanced    1.1   see   yum    sign   upon   y,,nr  wj„;
hows on  13b slim 1,  New Vork.      I  at mice  obtained a   bottle  of aslliiu_Jene.    My  wife
commenced   taking   ii  nU.iit   ilu-   Iii .si    of ,\   veniber.     I veiy    soon   noficed  a   indica
iiupiovenn'iil.     Afler   11- ng one bottle  her  nslliiiin  had ilisiippenied    I she   is entirely
"''•'     '     •'"    symplums.     I    leel    I   at    I   c.iu   euusisl.-iii ly   lecoinmeud   the    medicine
10    all    who   an-        ,1    wilh   this    distressing    disease.    Voiirs    respectfully;
O.  I).   I'lll.l.l'S,   M. 1).
On.   TArr   linos.   Mkih'cinic Co. I'd., s- 1901.
(ienll-iueii: I was h . ■ - d, w li Asllimn nr _~ yens. I h.ive I' ie.l numerous
remedies, but they have all Failed. I ran across your'advertisement and started wilh
a trial bottle. I found relief at once. I have since purchased yiiin full sized bottle
and I am ever grateful. I hue a family of four children, and fur si\ years was
unable to work. I am ili.v in 1 ,.-. i,-.| of health ami am doing -business every
'I  )'.      I ' is   1      iiuony  you can   111: ke such use of   as  you see lit.
Ilo'ine  address,  255,   Rivington si reel. S.     Raphael,
67 Knsi 129II1 st.,   New  Vork City.
008 fifififi
Trial bottle sent absolutely free on receipt of postal.
Do   not  delay.     Write  at   once,   addressing  Dit.   TAI'T   IIROS'  M liblCINIi CO.,
] list   130th   St.,     i\.   \'. City.
Sold by all Druggists.
TJTiLOOET ANI) KIUDGE RIVER STORKS.
J, DUNLOP.
0-B_I_T_E]_E^_A_X_    ^ciiii^GsrA.irsra?
Miners Supplies.
LILLOOET, T3..C.
Branch Store at Bridge River where a
full stoek of General Merchandise and Miners Outlits are on hand.
J. Dunlop, General Merchant, Lillooet, B.C ;
THE  PROSPECTOR, LTLLOOET, B.C., JAN. 17, 1903.
Correspondence
lie 'ollowing extracts from a letter re-
\l from an old fellow-townsman, J.M.S.
Bioltoni, may prove interesting to many
readers. It will be remembered that
friend recently left town on his faithful
■feeble cayuse bound for Seattle,    lid.)
BuluS 'or Fall or Spring planting.
Seeds, Plants,
Trees,
hi)tinned from Inst week.
IiyIiow on we went till we arid at wlint 1 tlionglit were tlie
Iks of the Siinilknineen   river,
*n tn my surprise, my eonipn-
".ii turnetl to ine nnd said "Now
Iii <.nll yourself a inonntnineer,
lic.1i .wny now?   At tliis remark
Inn very nuicli nfrn.id 1 lost my
super.    After   relieving'   myself
[Hi   llie  strongest expressions
bm my  Fret fell Dictionary, in
Iferenee to my companion's ig-
lirnnce nnd stupidity, lie com-
letely collapsed nnd crawfished.
nler some little argument we'de-
Lded to follow lip the Tnysntnn,
[hieli we  did   with  hardly any
.ail at nil for > three days, making
fvetlnys from Princeton, nnd ns
jiy friend hnd bought food for
\nly four days, onr meals were
l.cfomiiig sliininer antl  slimmer.
|)u  the sixth morning, nfter nn
,'xtreiiiely   light   breakfast,   we
Mst. lick a creek coining in  on onr
left and  heading south.    From
he month up there was it strong
[trappers'  blaze which  had been
[made recently and we enme n-
pross some wooden   hear traps
Dli the dead fall system. As soon
£as we struck t.he blaxe my corn-
wail ion suit]  "Follow it".   1 objected because I thought it would
take us away from   the Siniilka-
nieen.    We talked it over nntl argued it out. Argument wouldn't
go.   Common sense wouldn't go.
Well, like an idiot, I gave iu, ami
we followed thnt trail for half a
| day and then came to a small tle-
V serted cabin and no further sign
ofatrn.il.   The brush   had  been
getting thicker and thicker which
made  our  travelling slow   and
difficult.   We camped at the cabin, with miserable  feed for our
hones and nothing forourselves.
On the seventh day with empty
j*  stomaeliM we wearily pushed ourselves   through   that  miserable
bottom and in the evening we
; came to u plnce where the  water
wus  r dug away from us itill?  stead of toward us.   My companion triumphantly stated that
this was the headquarters of the
Skagit river, nnd thnt he had in-
.    tenl.ionally   decieved  me  as  In-
wished to be the first mnn to fol-
,   low down the Skagit  River from
'   its  source.   On   the eighth day
we mnde about two miles,   the
valley getting narrower nnd the
brush denser.   On the ninth day
we shot two grouse, the first live
■    things we lind seen for days. We
had these for breakfast, and then
,     1 proposed that we should leave
this terrible valley ;uh\ climb up
t.o the range on the left to go', into timber line nnd so have better
travelling.
—To be con tin ued.—
AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS,
Hl'.r. SUITLH-S,
FRUIT HASKKTS,
.'1.KTI1.I/.KRS.
Catalogue free.
M. J. Henry,
3009, Westminster  Koad, Vancouver, 11.C.
Will TIC   I.AtlOl! ONI v.
NOTICE.
NOTICE is hereby given that application
will he made to the Legislative Assembly of
the Province of British Columbia at its next
session foran Act to incorporate a Company
with power to lay out, construct, equip, operate by steam, electricity, or other motive
power, and main ain a single or double track
standard or narrow gauge railway (a) from a
point from a point on the coast at or near
Burke Channel or lieiitinck Arm, then by
way of the Bella Coola River, Palmer's Trail and lilack Water River to lhe Pine
River I'ass or Yellowliend I'ass, or both,
thence to the Eastern boundary of the said
Province, (b) and from a point at or near
where the line of the railway mentioned ab-
< ve intersects the one hundred and tweii'i
lifth meridian to a point near, liurrard Inlet.
And with further power lo build, construct,
eipiip, maintain and operate as aforesaid
branch lines of the said Railway not exceeding 150 miles in length; ami with power to
build and operate tramways in connection
therewith. And with power to construct, e-
quip, maintain and operate all necessary roads,
bridges, ways, Jerries^ steam boa! s, wharves,
docks, elevators, warehouses, hotels, depots
and Coal blinkers. Ami with power to build,
own, equip, operate and maintain telegraph
and telephone lines in connection with the
said railway or ils In,inch-'s, and toe 111 SI reel,
equip, maintain and operate branch lines in
connection with said telegraph and telephone
lines. And with power to carry on a general
transportation business, And to build and
operate all kind i of plant for the pin pose of
supplying light, heat, electric ty. or any kind
of motive power.* And to acquire hinds, ho*
niises, privileges, or other aids from any Government, Municipalities, persons, or olhei
bodies corporate. And with power lo carry
on 11 general Express business; and lo promote
companies; and to make traffic, or other arrangements wiih Railway, steamboat or other
companies. And with power lo construct,
acquire, operate and dispose of smelters, reduction, refining, concentrating or oilier works
for the handling and treatment of ores, and
lo acquire, operate and dispose of coal land-*;
and with power lo expropriate lauds for the
purposes of the Company; and to lake such
powers as are given lo Companies under
Part 4 ol the "Water Clauses Consolidation
Act, 1897,"
And with power to levy and collect tolls
from all persons Using, and 011 all freight
passing over any such railways, tramways,
wharves or vessels owned or operated by the
Conipiny. And with power to build wagon
roads to be used in lhe construction of the
said railway, and in advance of the same, and
to levy and collect lolls from all persons using,
and on all height passing over any such roads
built for the Conipany, whether before or
after the construction of the Railway. And
with power to sell out its undertaking, and to
purchase the undertaking of any other company, and with all other usual, necessary or
iicidcntal rights, powers or privileges as may
.e necessary or conducive to the above objects
or any of them.
DATED at   Victoria,   B.C.,  this  second
day of December, A.I)., 1902.
ROBERTSON & ROBERTSON,
Solicitors for the applicants
Lillooet District
is
Attracting Attention
on account of
1. Its Fraser River Placers-
As far back as tbe year 1858, successful placer mining was carried on at Horse Beef
bar, near the town of Lillooet. The adjoining ground is being worked with profit at
the present time,
A company is now working a gold dredger on the Fraser, with gratifying success, and
a new company has been formed with a capital of $850,000, to operate an improved
dredge near the town of lillooet.
2. Its Promising: Mineral Lands.
Anderson lake and imiDGE eiver mining properties will prove themselves sufficient to
form a prosperous camp. Yet there are miles of  territory that remain  unprospected,
3.Jts^]shing aj^dJHjjj^^   Gj^o^ds^^^
Increasing numbers of tourists from all parts of the globe testify that the sportsman's
Paradise, is here.    Mountain  sheep, bear, deer, and all kinds of large and small game
abound.    Anglers find the lusty trout where least expected, and  fresh salmon cease to
be a luxury.
4- _!Ji^^
In the dry belt, and at, an altitude that renders the seasons temperate and equable,
the climate is most suitable for health-seekers. Semi-tropical fruit may lie grown, and
at the present time, November, rosebushes and geranium plants may be seen in bloom
in the gardens of the town
Nearest Railway towns are ashcroft and lytton, on the Canadian pacific railway.
"Prospector" Club Offers,
Manitoba FreePress and Prospector for $ 1.50
The Manitoba Free l'ress with its weekly Supplement gives 28 pages of reading matter every week. In addition to this, 22 admirable
painting reproductions will be given. For $1.50 we will have the Free l'ress, the 22 paintings and The Prospector sent 10 you for
one year.
The Family Herald and Weekly Star, 2 Premium
paintings, and The PRospectOR, Club Rate: $1.50.
The two beautiful pictures  "PURITY" and "ALONE" whicli are to be presented with the Family Herald are 21 x 28 inches in
size, nnd are suitable for framing.
SO  YEARS"
EXPERIENCF
Trade Marks
Designs
Copyrights Ac.
Anyone sending a sketch and description may
quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an
invention Is probably patentable. Communications strictly coMlidenll.il. Handbook on Patents
sunt froe. Olilcst agency for securing patents.
Patent- t uken through Munn _ Co. receive
ipecini notice, without charge. In the
Scientific American.
A handsomely Illustrated weekly. T.nrcest circulation of any sclent.iac journal. Terms, {3 s
yours.four months, fl. gold by all newsdealers.
MUNN too.861*—' New York
Branch Office. 626 F 8t„ Washington, D. C.
* •       * *
*
All
Tlie Weekly Witness price $1.00
The World Wide  1.00
Northern Messenger 30 TOP
The Prospector 1.00
Total value 3.30
$
1.75
Special. We were successful in our last Club offer, and will now make
a special offer.    We will send you all the above papers viz: Manitoba
Press, Montreal Star, Witness, world wide, Northern Messenger,
Prospector, and the 24 premium pictures for |3.oo. THE  PROSPECTOR, LTLLOOET, B.C., JAN. 17, 1903.
)K 4* ^ $6MMM%$$$M%.
__\    LOCAL   NEWS.       $
Jas. Dickey, of Taxes Ranch, is
on ti visit to Vernon on business
relating to his son who died there
recently.
Government Agent Phair left
for Clinton last Saturday (oat-
tend to Government duties iu the
absence of Mr. Soues, whose son
was accidentally killed last week.
Miss Gibbs, who.has heen visiting her parents in town, returned to Vancouver last Wednesday.
The Young Men's Club has been
reorganized, and now occupies
the house recently vacated by Mr.
LaRochelle.
The icejit various places in this
neighborhood has been in excellent condition of late and skating
has been popular.
Jim Brett returned totownlnst
Friday from his visit to theCoast.
Miss Pocock, of Ashcroft, is at
the Victoria House.
W. Findlay left town for the
Coast ci'Jes, where he will remain
for the rest of the winter.
W. McLeod ami W. Elliott have
taken aeon tract for cuttingstove
wood across the Fraser.
Lever's Y-Z (Wise Head) Disinfectant
Soap Powder is better than other powders,
as it U both soap and disinfectant.     34
Indians are packing'ice to be used when the crowds of mining
men throng our streets on their
way to the mines during the coining summer.
J.C. Morrison, who has recently completed his studies in dentistry, has been doing some efficient work iu this neighborhood.
Mr. Morrison intends to settle in
the Kootenays.
The School at Pavilion is expected to open shortly. Application has already been made for
a teacher.-
F. Ostrander has been engaged
to cut eordwood for the Government buildings.
AMf-KICA'S
BEST
EDITORIALLY FEARLESS.
CONSISTENTLY REI'UKLICAN.
News from all tlie world—Well-written
original stories—Answers to queries—
Articles on Health, tlie Home, New
Books, nnd on Work about the Farm
and Garden.
Tiie WEEHJ Inter-Ocean
Is a member of the Associated Prets
the only Western Newspaper receiving the entire telegraphic news service of the New York Sun, ami special cable of the New York World—
Daily reports of over- 2,000 special
correspondents throughout the country.
St-bscril-  tor The WEEKLY
INTER-OCEAN (One Dollar)
and THE PROSPECTOR v*l)
BOTH FORjl.25.
Paul Santini,
GENERAL Ml.tiOMANT, ULLOOI.T, 15. C.
carries a  full slock of all kinds of Groceries, Dry Goods,
.Loots and Shoes, Hardware &c.
MINERS' OUTFITS A SPECIALTY.
Unless the soap you
use has this brand you
are not getting the best
Ask for tbe Octagon Bar-
-45
Not ice.
Mr, W. F. ALLEN begs to notify liis
friends aiul customers that tin; l'ioneer lintel will co tinue innler his management nnd
direction until further notice. Mi. Allen assures liis friends anil the travelling public
generally thai tlie best of care and attention
will be bestowed on all who patronize the
l'ioneer Hotel.
W.  F. ALLEN,
Lillooet, January, ion}.
R.F.Anderson&Co
NEW WESTM INST Kit, 1!. (J.
General 11 a rd wave,
1'ic*Us and Shovels,
Axes, Hoes Si ll tikes,
J in i- Iron, Drill Steel,
Oils, l'ain.s, c_c.
NOTICE.
NOTICE is hereby given thai nn amplication will be mnde by the Canada Central
Railway Company to ilu- I'nrlianient of Canada at llie next session thereof for an Act
giving the said Conipany power to construct
and operate the following lines from or ill
connection wilh the main line of the sai.l
Railway.—
i- Prom some point at or ma
Sudbury in the 1'rnvun _ of Oulai io lo a poini
at or near Scotia Junction; thence southerly
io a point at or near ltaU.nu fr Sturgeon
Lakes ia the townships of Huxley, Verulam
or Pmelon, continuing somberly to the City
of Toionlo.   .
2-- From some point on the
main line in the District of Kecwalin or in
Ilistriet of Sack.iuhewan. to I'oit Churchill
on Hudson's Bay.
3-- A continuation of its main
line from Tels Juan Cache by way ol the
The Thompson and Eraser Kiver valley*, to
Vancouver, or New Westminster,
4-- From some point on the
Thompson River or some of its tributaries to
Waddington llnrbor or Hole Inlet.
5- From a point near the old
site of Fort Assiniboia lo some point on (he
Peace Kiver ami westerly to the Portland
Canal on the Pacific.
6, From some point on the main
line of said Railway at or near the Montreal
Kiver in the Province of Ontario easterly to
some point on the Calineau River in the
Province ol Quebec.
And   to  exercise with  regard to
such lines ail the powers and privileges gi\
en to the said Company by its  Act of Incorporation.
DATED at Toronto tbis loth day of
January, 1903.
Johnson & Falconbridge.
Solicitors for the applicant
Canadian
Pacific Ry.
'I'rains depart as follows:
ASHCKOFT
Kaslbotmd  ' ; 14 Weslhouiul   2.,|o
I N   I  ION
Eastbound 20 t,7 Westbound   5.31
TOURIST CARS
To St. Paul-Daily
Toronto-Monday & Friday
Montreal & Boston-Wed.
Elegant Equipment
♦.«       Lowest Rates       )J*-
>K Steamships from )§(
Vancouver to
CHINA, JAPAN,
AUSTRALIA,       ALASKA.
Lowest    Kale*, and    Ill's!    Service  Til  and
I-ri.ni All Points. Foi: lull Information
and Particulars call on omildi. sany C.P.R.
Picket Agent or
K   J. COYI.IC,
A. u. I- .A.,
VaiKMiuver, ll. (..
K :m ;■■* Pioneer
Lillooet, B. e.-^P**^ |"1 /Vi" AI
W. F. Allen, Proprietor.
First-Class Hotel in every respect.      Accomodatioi
for Eighty Guests.   Large Annex comfortably furnished,     Sample Rooms  for Commercials-
All   guests   receive   every   attention.
JNO.  WAWN
NOTICE TO CLAIMANTS
AGAINST THE  ESTATE OF WILLIAM
HUNTER VADER, deceased
Pursuant to the order of the Honorable
Alt. Justice Srott made herein nil the 30th
day of October, A.D. 1902, notice is hereby given that the creditors of and other
persons halting claims against the Estate
of the above named deceased, do, within
seven weeks after 'he lirst publication of
this order, send in their names and addresses and full particulars of their claims
together with a statement of the securities
[if any) held by them, verifying the same
by statutory declaration, and the names
and addresses of their advocates [ if any ]
to Messrs Keck, Emery & Diibilj. of llie
Town of .Edmonton, in the District of Alberta,  Advocates for the Administrator.
And take further notice that after the
expiration of the term aforesaid the said
administrator will beat liberty to distribute
the assets of the said deceased or any putt
thereof, amongst the parties entitled there-
to, having regard only to the claims of which
be then has notice.
Dated at Edmonton this 15th day of November, A.D. 1902.
HECK,  EMERY & DUHUC,
Advocates lor the Administrator,
First publication 3rd day of January, A.D
1903.
LILLOOET,    P.. 0.
[Al
11
Kt'l'iiiis   Dually   c\ccuUhI      llin im'sn    intuit
Mini n'lut it cil.
P_ Pioneer Dng Store, I
2 I.iiiooet,
II. C. fe
HH l)IUJGS AND MEDICINES p
j»lte SPECTACLES, PERFUMERY, fogl
Lite PROMPT ATTENTION TO |l
P*^ LETTER ORDERS. P
ftClarke&Coft
PmPm
Notice.
TAKE NOTICE that Samuel Gibbs, of
Lillooet. has no authority from this dale
to collect or do any business for nie
whatsoever,
W.J. Abercrombie,
Vancouver,
January 5th 1903.
WANTI.I)-   lICVICIt.M, I'KHSONS OP Oil A It
ttclor and good reputation in 0110I1 stale [one
iu this county required ] to represent nml advertise old __ln.bllsli.il wealthy IiusIiiohh house
(If solid tliiiineliil Hfaillllllg, Hiiliiry flS.IM weekly   wiih expenses iiildiilumil,  nil ;iiiyalil_  In
ensh each Wednesday direct from the head
oliice*.. Horse 1111,1 carriages fuinjMliu't, wlion
necessary. Iteferences, KiicIobo -elf-addressed slumped envelope.
Man-nger, O|d,0nxtoii   Building, Olden go,
LILLOOET llARDWAlitt STORE
H. C. PARKER, - Lilllooet, B.C.
Having purchased the stock o1
R.J. Atkins, we are now adding
to it and prepared to fill all orders,
Repair Shop in connection with (Store,  where .yoiir every]
want will besupplied.   A complete I'lninbingOutiitonhand'J
MAKK VOUMOWN  m_I*AII-H.    Knamki.i.kii   K nous, Km • Cuff-. 11 ml Ten Pots, ]
llllll Dill.'    I'lillll   llg  t'le.usils.     I'i i, v., , im,   * eiii'h, » lli',„ l li.'V Ins!.
CALUtfOO & Ll I.LOO..T STAG l_ LINES.
BRITISH COLUMBIA EXPRESS COMPANY.
Head Office - - Ashcroft, B.C.
Clinton __ Way Points: Mondays, Wednesdays and Kpidays.J
All points in (.'arihoo:      -   -    Mondays.
150Mile 11 oiisti : Mondays Si I'Yklays |semi-weekly service.]!
Lillooet: Monday and Friday.
**$♦   Special conveyances furnished.    Send   for   folders   •$*♦]
LYTTON STAGE
The  new singe line leaves Lytton every Monday audi
Kridny   for  Lillooet, returning next   dav.      Special  trips
made.    Write ns for information.
Peter Uehagliati Si. Co., Lytton   IJ. C
PATRONIZE HOME
INDUSTRY.
NIcCOSH is your nearest TAILOR.
WHEN YOU WANT A NEW SUJT
Don't Forget the Address.
THOMAS Md'OSII. Men-limn Tailor, AkIk-roft. If. 0
PELLEW-IIARVEY, BRYANT & CILMAN
MINING I_NGIN1_I_HS ANI) ASSAYI.RS,
Vancouver, B.C.
Est a hi isi ied, 1890.
Assay work of nil descriptions iindeilnLeii. Tests mnde up lo 2000 11 is. A specialty
made of checking smeller pulps. Samples from tlie Interior liy Mail or Expr.-ss
promptly attended  lo.    C 11 ires po 11 d _ ti c e    solicited.
Blacksmith Supplies
We carry the largest and best stoek in B.C.,
Including; Bar Iron, Cast Steel, Spring Steel, Tire Steel,
S.S. STEEL, TOE CALK STEEL.
GAJTIER TOE CALKS, HORSE SHOES IN IRON AND STEEL,
PENDER     •• •■ HORSE NAILS,
CARRIAGE AND TIRE BOLTS,      SQUARE NU I S IN BLACK AND TAPPED
HORSE RASPS,   ETC.,   ETC..
Sole Agents Por VALENTINE'S High Grade CAUKIAGE VARNISH.
MAIL ORDERS RECEIVE OUR I'ROMI'T ATTENTION,
McLennan, McFeely & Co. Ltd.
Wholesale and Retail Merchants,
122 Cordova Street, Vancouver, B C.

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