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 THE PROSPECTOR
VOL. 2, NO
3S
LILLOOET,   B. C, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1913.
$2 PER YEAR
THE SEATON LAKE HATCHERY.
At this season of the year a
visit to the hatchery is both interesting and instructive. Situated just below the mouth of
Seaton lake it presents a pretty
picture and commands every
facility, both natural and artificial, for the propagation of the
famed sockeye salmon. Everything about the buildings and
grounds is kept in perfect order,
presenting a scene not always
witnessed around a fn h hatchery.
After spying around and endeavoring to appear wise on the
hatchery business we found that
it would be necessary to aik
some questions, a.id accordingly
approached an old Indian woman
who was squatted on the beach
industriously splitting salmon up
the back and stringing them on
poles just visible in a Haze of
smoke. Asked if sb*> w; ' fc Lting
lots of salmon ti/s year, crte old
woman granted out: "Halo'
Halo salmon !!" She also said
something about our being a
"cultus whiieman," and made
other statements that spemed of
a hostile nature. After a few
more remarks which pr .>ved an.) -
thing but of a satisfactory nature,
we decided to hunt up the bjds
of the institution and see i* we
could get any pointers from him.
This proved to be Leroy Ledger^
wood, who, in a very few words
explained the reason for the
much-discussed salmon shortage
on the spawning beds ot interior
British Columbia. It e.eems that
in the can on of .the Fraser, at
Hell's Gate, a reck slide had
dumped hundreds of tons of debris
into the river, causing a serious
obstruction, so much so that fish
could not pass that point. The
blockade caused a tremendous
current, and for miles the river
was almost blocked with fish unable to ascend. Recently the
obstruction has been removed,
thus giving the fish a chance to
make their destination. Mr.
Ledgerwood states that a great
many of the salmon coming
on the first rush were in bad
shape, a large percentage being
unsuitable for hatchery purposes,
but that a later run has proved
more satisfactory, and that he
will at least be able to secure
about one half of what might be
expected had the river been open.
From another source we learn
that J. P. Babcock and D. N.
Mclntyre, fishery commissioners,
were the men making the discovery of the salmon blockade.
Observing the enormous run of
sockeyes on the Fraser this year
and the exceedingly small proportion reaching the various
spawning beds, notably Chilco,
Quesnel, Shuswap, Seaton, Anderson and Lillooet, they found
that the trouble was in the canyon of the Fraser between North
Bend and Yale. Every eddy contained hundreds of the fish behaving in a manner unusual to
them. Considerable numbers,
however, passed through Hell's
Gate, which is the narrowest
chasm in the Fraser, and after
proceeding through comparatively quiet water were in evidence
in vast numbers in the last gorge
at the head of the canyon. Above
this point no fish were seen. After
two days' heavy blasting with
powder furnished by the C.P.R.,
besides skilled help, a temporary
passage way around the blockade
was effected.
LOCAL AFFAIRS
^ORN.—At Lillooet, B. C, on
15th inst., tc the wife of Daniel
Hurley, a daughter.
G. C. Keen, of the Anderson
luke passenger boat, spent a few
days in town.
Ma.'- Eagleson is at Clinton
this week.
P. J. Salvus, contractor on the
O^r- R. a' well as the P. G. E.,
paid us a short visit this week.
Cur Scotch constable has been
on dutj; at Clinton.this week.
Lizzie' Abel (,L9) is once more
on a six ninths' .vacation to Kamloops.
Some excellent trout are now
being caught in Seaton and Cay-
oouh creeks.
A. G. Rebagliati, the Lytton
merchant, was in town this week.
Joe Russell, deputy game warden, left for the Bridge river
district a few days ago.
Herb Taylor and H. Schwartz
are out on a big game hunting
trip.
Geo. Bell, the old-time manager
of the Victoria Hotel and at present mayor of Tyauchton, arrived
in an auto last evening.
Mr. A. F. Noel arrived home
yesterday, after a business trip
to Vancouver.
Dan McLeod's 'oad gang, now
camped this sioe of the Bridge
river mouth, will be through
with their     rk in about a week.
W. J. \bercrombie is again at
the old stand, having arrived
from Victoria, where he had
been visiting relati /es.
The Lytton-Lillooet 'phone line
being completed, the construction
gang is back in Lillooet, where
S. A. Macfarlane is paying off.
Wood is getting scarcer and
going up in price. You must pay
$10.50 per cord for 16-inch blocks,
and feel thankful to get it.
Large numbers of railroad laborers are daily arriving in Lillooet
and striking out for the various
construction camps.
Quite a number of Lytton's
young ladies favored Lillooet with
their presence during the early
part of this week.
Dan Hamilton, from the South
Fork, has been in town for several days attending to some mining business.
Gassie Thompson, in town on
Monday, informed us that his
little town at the head of Anderson lake will soon rival Lillooet.
Quite a few of the Coronation
old-timers are in town—Charlie
Copp, Jack Chism, and F. Olsen
being a few of them.
G. Kent, civil engineer, arrived
in town Tuesday afternoon. He
has some work to perform in the
vicinity of Cayoosh creek falls.
Just now the hatchery presents
a lively scene, the staff doing
their best to retrieve part of the
great loss sustained through the
recent blockade at Hell's Gate.
It is said by those who are in a
position to know, that the Lytton-
Lillooet telephone line is the most
distinct-sounding of all branches
in the upper country.
THE ROUTE OF THE P. G. E.
The Lillooet fire rangers are
constructing about ten miles of
trail on the shores of Blackwater
lake, on which will be kept a boat
to aid them in their fire-fighting
expeditions.
■J. M.Williams, of the McGillivray Mountain Mine, has returned from Chilliwack, where he interviewed his directors. Mr.
Crossland, the mining expert,
reports very favorably on the
property.
.Mr. Croughan, superintendent
for Burns, Jordan & Welch on
Seaton lake, passed through Lillooet yesterday to take charge of
railroad construction near Clinton, the Seaton lake work being
almost finished.
C. P. Dam, supt. of the placer
mining camp on the South Fork
of Bridge river, arrived in Lillooet during the early part of
this week and proceeded on to
the coast, where he has been
called on important mining business.
F. M. Wells, M. E., returned
on Monday from a trip to the
North Fork, where he paid a professional trip to the mineral
claims owned by Dr. Christie, of
this town. His report on- the
property is of a very favorable
nature. Mr. Wells is connected
with the Surf Inlet Mining Co.,
of Princess Royal Island, where
he holds extensive mining interests.
We will soon have the dark
evenings with us, and as practically the whole of our population
has business with the postoffice,
would it not be a good idea to
persuade some authority, dignitary, or even a policeman, to
start a small fund for the maintenance of some kind of a light
at the entrance to that institution. The postmaster does the
best he can under the circumstances, but he cannot be expected to
illuminate the exterior of his
headquarters out of his private
funds.
A section of the province which
by its formation was suggested
by Dr. Geo. M. Dawson, of the
geological survey, as probably
mineralized, but which has never
been more than superficially prospected, is the copper belt running
almost parallel to the Fraser
river between Lytton and Lillooet. This belt is bounded by
granite and a wide belt of magnetic iron ore, and the geological
aspect strongly suggests the
presence of mineral. The first
topper ore was found there about
85 years ago by Joe Watkinson,
ana who still holds some valuable
claims in that vicinity.
Wo Hing & Co. have started
on the foundation of what will
be, when finished, the tallest
building in Lillooet -three storeys
and a concrete basement. Asked
what line of business he would
conduct on the new premises,
Mr. Hing studied the heavens for'
a moment, jingled some gold
coins in his pocket and whispered
that he did not know, at present, I
but might have an idea by the
time the building is finished. He
would then inform us. Wo Hing
intends to spend considerable
money in the town of Lillooet.
I
A correspondent to the Vancouver Sun says that great interest is being aroused throughout
the Cariboo district by the change
of route of the P. G. E. railway
from the Fraser valley to a route
somewhat approximating the old
Cariboo wagon road. It will be
remembered that the government
promises of 1911 were that the
P. G. P. was to follow the Fraser
valley to Fort George, and all the
recent government maps indicate
it on the west side of the river.
Now, however, the route is to be
changed to cross the river at Lillooet and come out near Clinton,
many miles from the Fraser. It
will now traverse the country
through which the wagon road is
built from four to twenty miles
east of the Fraser.
Lillooet Auto Car Co.
i    J. H. Kriege. C. B. Clear
	
ExpertMachinists
and Fitters.
Being equipped with all facilities
for the prompt repair of automobiles, bicycles, etc., we are now
in a position to execute the most
intricate orders. No job too
small or too large to receive our
i prompt attention.
Water Notice
For a Licence to Divert and Use Water
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
John McLellan Mackinnon, of 413 Granville street, Vancouver, B. C., will apply
for a licence to divert and use two
cubic feet per second of water from an
unnamed creek, a stream flowing in a
Westerly direction through District Lot
2969, Group I, Lillooet District. The
water will be diverted from the said
unnamed creek at a point on the said
District Lot near the East boundary
thereof. One cubic foot per second of
the water will be used for irrigation
purposes on District Lot No. 2969,
Group I, Lillooet District, and one cubic-
foot per second will be used for irrigation purposes on District Lot No. 2970,
Group I, Lillooet District.
This notice was posted in conspicuous
places in the neighborhood of the point
of diversion and on the ground on which
the water is proposed to be used, on the
7th day of October, 1913.
This application will be filed at the
office of the Water Recorder at Clinton,
B, C.
John McLellan Mackinnon,
Oct. 10. Applicant.
Water Notice
For a Licence to Divert and Use Water
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
John McLellan Mackinnon, of 413Gran-
ville street, Vancouver, B. C, will
apply for a licence to divert and use
one cubic foot per second of water from
an unnamed creek, a stream flowing in
a Southerly direction through District
Lots 2971 and 2972, Group I, Lillooet
District. The water will be diverted
from the said unnamed creek at a point
in District Lot 2971, where the said
creek leaves Fish lake, and carried in
ditches and flumes. The water will be
used for irrigation purposes on District
Lots Nos. 2971 and 2972, Group I, Lillooet District.
This notice was posted in conspicuous
places in the neighborhood of the point
of diversion, and on the ground on
which the water is proposed to be used,
on the 8th day of October, 1913.
This application will be filed at the
office of the Water Recorder at Clinton,
B.C.
John McLellan Mackinnon,
Oct. 10. Applicant. THE PROSPECTOR
THE  PROSPECTOR.
Published to promote the Welfare
of the Lillooet District.
R. A. Hume, Manager.
ISSUED EVERY FRIDAY.
OCTOBER 17. 1913.
Just 20 years ago last Sunday The Ledge was born in
Nakusp. At that time Nak-
usp was a hot railway town
and had four policemen. Now
it is an agricultural village,
and for years this paper has
had no subscribers there. It
was Dan McGillivray and
Frank Fletcher who induced
the writer to start a paper in
that camp. They have gone
to push clouds with the
angels; also Ric Fraser who
set the first type for this
famous journal. The editor
and financier is still holding
the pen, and will probably
do so for a few more moons.
—Greenwood Ledge.
Correct.   Ric Fraser was
the founder of the Prospector
about fifteen years ago, and
induced the present incumbent to  stick   some   type.
At that time we had a few
dollars and thought we were
on the high road to prosperity; but times have changed,
so  has   our cash  balance.
Fraser was a good boy, well-
liked, and, as a consequence,
nobody  paid   him  for his
paper.    Now,   after   many
years, we are again in the
old shop   with less capital
than ever,  and  some hard
jokers  to deal with.     The
other day a man rushed into
our little shop and wanted to
know why in thunder he did
not get his rjaper regularly,
and threatening to withdraw
his patronage.    In looking
over the account book we find
that this same gent has not
paid one cent towards the
Prospector fund during the
past four years. Yet we had
to accept his abuse and even
tried to blame the postmaster
in order to quieten him down.
But this old subterfuge did
not have the desired effect.
Another man—and he was
not even a bogus subscriber—
wanted us to explain why
the P. G. E. railway track
has been shunted to the opposite side of the river, and
also wanted to to know why
the Prospector hadn't stopped
that kind of work. We tried
to explain that, so long as
the smoke of the locomotive
is within smelling distance
of  the  town,   real   estate
values would be at the same
notch as would result even
if the railroad people  had
made a depot in the centre
of Lillooet, and we got some
more abuse.   Such is the life
of a country newspaper man.
Col. Lowery thinks he will
be able to hold out for a few
more months.   We hope so,
and can only add that when
St. Peter thinks fit to refuse
him admission through the
same gates that the Ledge
has helped to popularize, the
men ot Kootenay will miss
able and   much-abused
an
man.
The Exchequer Court will hear
the important case arising out of
the lease of Deadman's Island, at
Vancouver, to Theodore Ludgate,
on November 10. The original
date fixed for the hearing of this
matter was September 8, but an
adjournment was agreed upon by
the parties concerned. Much interest centres in the case here as
the witnesses will include Sir
Frederick Borden, former minister of militia, and Hon. W. S.
Fielding, ex-minister of finance.
A question has arisen as to whether or not the final lease extending the period of the original
lease was actually signed and the
ex-ministers may be asked to tell
what transpired in cabinet council at the time. The present action is being taken by the department of justice on behalf of the
city of Vancouver, the object
being to break the lease and restore the land to the city.
Rapid progress is being made
with the work of transforming
the locomotives on the C. P. R.
subdivision between Vancouver
and North Bend into oil burners.
Mr. Cottrell, district superintendent, stated recently, that
20 of the engines, 6 of which are
used in the local yards, have already been converted. There are
about 40 locomotives on the division and thus half of the equipment has been adapted for the
new order of things.
Demands for a shorter working
day without a reduction in wages
have been made by trainmen of
the western division of the C. P.
R., according to an announcement made at Winnipeg. The
men asked that the working day
be shortened one hour. Representatives of the railroad and of the
men are holding conferences.
SAMUEL GIBBS
NOTARY PUBLIC
Lands, Mines, Insurance and Collections
Mining business in all branches
a specialty.   Farms for
sale or lease.
Lillooet,   - British Columbia
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Water Notice
Application  for a  License to take and
use water,   and  to  store  and pen
back water, will be made under the
Water Act of British Columbia, as
follows:
The name of the applicant is Charles
Manuel Castellain;  the address of the
applicant is Riske creek P. 0., Chilcoten, B. C.; the name of  the  stream is
Cargile creek.     The  stream   has   its
source in a spring, flows in an easterly
direction,  and empties into Chilcoten
river about four miles from its junction
with the Fraser river.   The water is to
be diverted from  the  stream on  the
| North side, about   160 rods from its
j source.    The   purpose  for  which  the
j water will  be  used is irrigation.   The
! land on which the water is to be used is
I described as follows: Unsurveyed (preemption applied for).    The quantity of
water applied  for is as follows: One
hundred inches; the quantity of water to
be stored is two hundred and forty acre
feet.   The reservoir sit j is located about
20 chains East and 20 chains South from
post marked TL I XXX, TL III XXV.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 1st day of October, 1913.
A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the requirements of the "Water Act" will be filed
in the office of the Water Recorder at
Clinton, B. C.
Objections may be filed with the said
Water Recorder or with the Comptroller
of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings,
Victoria, B. C.
C. M. CASTELLAIN,
Oct. 17. Applicant.
FOR SALE.
Cadillac Automobile (1911) in
perfect condition; electric lights,
speedometer, &c. Apply or write
Cadillac, 1632 Burnaby street,
Vancouver, B. C.
BANK OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA
Established 1836
Head Office,   -   -   Montreal
SAVIN Ci S    D E P A RTM E N T
Accounts opened  for  sums of One Dollar and  upward.
Current Accounts
Issue cheques and have paid cheques returned for receipts
Collections made in all parts of the World
Travelers' Cheques issued, payable anywhere
A General Banking Business conducted
A. B. GREIG,   Manager      -    -     Lillooet Branch
HOTEL VICTORIA.
Fifty-five well-furnished rooms. Hot and cold baths
Excellent table. First class bar. Large sample room
HEADQUARTERS FOR TOURISTS, MINERS and COMMERCIAL MEN
Two autos on request from Lytton or Ashcroft
Headquarters for Lytton-Lillooet stage line. Stage
meets Seton Lake boat. Rigs furnished on demand.
RATES: $1.50 per day and up. By month $35 and up. Meals, 21 for $9.00
Lillooet, B. C.
EXCELSIOR HOTEL
W.   J.   Abercrombie,   Proprietor
A First-Class Table.
WINES, LIQUORS, AND THE BEST OF CIGARS
STEAMER   BRITANNIA
R
EGULAR Trips up Seton Lake every
Day.
Convenient for all passengers to Mission,
Bridge River, Short Portage, Anderson Lake,
MoGillvray Creek and the Pemberton country.
Leaves, 8.00 a. m.    Arrives at Mission, 10 a. m.     Arrives
Short Portage, 11 o'clock
Returning Leaves Short Portage, 12 p. m.     Leaves Mission
12:45 p. m.    Arrives, 3:00 p. m.
WANTED! WANTED!!
Listings of Lillooet Farm Lands and Town Property. If you
have property for sale we can find you a buyer. We write
fire life and accident insurance. * Ask us for our rates.
They can't be beat. Let us attend to your conveyencing.
Notary Public always on hand.
Boultbee, Jacks and Cruickshank,
Exclusive agents for the Lillooet Townsite Addition. THE PROSPECTOR
i<«^W**VVi
LILLOOET'S BIG STORE
C. A. PHAIR.
  mmrm-Tm	
groceries, Hardware, Dry Goods
Men's Furnishings
We Handle
Everything!
Shoes, Crockery, Furniture, Linoleums,
Saddlery, Miners' Supplies and Farm
Implements,   NA-DRU-CO.   DRUGS.
CARRY LARGE STOCKS
IN ALL DEPARTMENTS.
We are agents for the best goods, as Eastman Kodaks and
Films, Edison Phonographs, Sherwin Williams' Paints, Singer
Sewing Machines, Wood Pipe, Robin Hood Flour.
We aim to make our prices the lowest the best goods can
be sold for, but are prepared to meet all fair competition.
WESTERN TOWNS NOT BAD.
The recent reports, published
broadcast, of a wide-open Fort
George, B. C, and the attempt
to establish a recognised red-light
district are being severely criticized by many interested in the
colonization of the northern interior. George J. Hammond,one
of the best posted men on the
development of that section of
the province,said recently:
"From the sensational reports
which have been published, especially in the eastern papers,
the impression is given that Fort
George and the other new towns
of Central British Columbia are
wide open and wild and wooly.
As a matter of fact, the c tizens
of the central interior are just as
law-abiding as those of any other
section of the province. Of
course, in a new country of big
distances that is just being opened to civilization, where there
are thousands of men employed
in construction work, the same
conditions can not be expected as
in the older settled districts.
According to our fall season's
patterns we rind that the ladies
are taking to suspenders. It will
lake tneni a long time to acquire
men's resourceiulness in improvising nails, safety pins, tooth
picks and bits of string as a substitute when a loose button loses
its source of responsibility.
Rapid work is being done on
the track laying of the Canadian
Northern railway west of Kamloops, and there now remains
only 119 miles of track to be laid
between that city and the coast.
A new bridge of steel 760 feet
long has been built Over Stoyama
creek on the south bank of the
Fraser, near North Bend.
LIVERY
 AND	
FEED STABLE
Horses and Rigs for Hire
Light and Heavy Draying
Express Delivery
EMMET DARCY,  Prop.
Bus Meets all Regular Boats
at'Seaton Lake
WO HING
GENERAL
MERCHANT
NEW STOCK OF
Summer Goods
FIRST-CLASS QUALITY.
REASONABLE  PRICES.
Groceries,
Hardware,
Cloth ng,
Footwear,
Dry Goods,
Camp Supplies,
Fancy Goods,
Notions.
Lillooet, B. C.
LEST YOU FORGET
Lillooet to Lytton
IN EASE AND COMFORT
by AUTO STAGE.
Experienced Driver.
Reasonable Charges.
Apply WALTER C. KEEBLE, - LYTTON, B. C.
J.M. Mackinnon, BROKER, Vancouver,B.C
Suite 5 Williams Bldg. 413 Granville St.
The Lillooet Renovatory.
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W. K. HYSLOP, Proprietor.
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Now open for business adjoining
C. A. Phair's store. Ladies' and
gentlemen's garment* cleaned,
pressed and repaired. Felt and
Panama hats cleaned and renovated. Feathers cleaned, dyed
and tinted. Also any kind of dry
or wet cleaning. Satisfaction is
guaranteed.   Charges moderate.
James T. Farmer.
CONTRACTOR & BUILDER
LILLOOET,   B. C.
Agents wanted to sell fruit,
shade and ornamental trees and
small fruit plants. Apply Royal
Nurseries Ltd., 710 Dominion
Bldg., Vancouver, British Columbia.
For prompt and efficient
freight service see Charles
McCaffery, Lillooet, B. C.
Lillooet Ranches and Fruit Lands a Specialty.    Correspondence Solicited.
Timber Lands,  Ranch Lands.
Coast Lands and Real Estate.
Headquarters for Mining Men
Free Bus Meets All
Boats and Trains
Commercial Hotel
L. H. Clement, Prop
Guest Comfort is My Motto
Corner Hastings and
Cambie Streets
Vancouver, B. C.
American and European Plan
GRASSIE
Pioneer Watchmaker
and Jeweler
318 Cambie St.      Vancouver, B.C.
Orders by Mail Attended to.
Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty
P- D. BOOTH, B. SC. B. C. L. S.
G. M. DOWNTON, B. O L. S
Booth & Downton
CIVIL ENGINEERS
B.C.LAND SURVEYOR
1011-1014  Rogers Building
Phone Seymour 1544
Vancouver  and Lillooet  B. C.
Samuel Gibbs,
Lillooet Representative
Globe..
Restaurant
Lillooet, B. C.
HIGH CLASS MEALS
REASONABLE RATES
Open all Night
LEE BROS, -  Proprietors
Saddle Horses
Pack Horses,
Single and Double Rigs
for Hire.
LIGHT OR HEAVY
FREIGHTING,
Hunting Parties Furnished.
STEPHEN & J. RETASKET.
P. GARIGAN
General
Merchandise
Miners'
Supplies
Etc., Etc., Etc.
Pavilion, - B. C. THE PROSPECTOR
OF   CANADA
Fild-ipCapltaUeKrveFund Cfi QTR AAA
and Undivided Fronts (Ov«r) VOjOI tf»UW
Total Assets (Over)    $69,000,000
Money Promptly
Banked
as soon as j'ou receive it is much
more likely to be saved than if
you keep it around in the house or
your pocket. It cannot be lost,
stolen or burned, and is far less
likely to be spent.
With a deposit of a dollar or
more you can open an account
•with the Union Bank, bearing
interest, and receive a Passbook.
Why put it off ?
LILLOOET BRANCH.
A. P. HUGHES, -        MANAGER.
Water Notice.
FOR A LICENCE   TO TAKE AND
USE WATER.
NOTICE is hereby given that Charles
Green Owen, of Lillooet, farmer, will
apply for a licence to take and use one
cubic foot of water out of Fountain
Creek, which flows in a Northwesterly
direction through Lots 3448 and Indian
Reserve No. 1, and empties into Fraser
River near Indian Reserve No. 1. The
water will be diverted at about 20
chains South of Lot 3450, and will be
used for irrigation purposes on the land
described as Lot 3450.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 3rd day of Sept., 1913. The application will be filed in the office of the
Water Recorder at Clinton, B. C.
Objections may be filed with the said
Water Recorder or with the Comptroller
of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B. C.
CHAS. GREEN OWEN,
Applicant.
By Samuel Gibbs, Agent.
Sept. 17.
Water Notice
FOR A LICENCE TO TAKE AND
USE WATER.
Notice is hereby given that Norman
Macintosh, of Seaton Lake, farmer,
will apply for a license to take and use
one cubic foot of water out of an unnamed spring, which flows in a northerly
direction through P. R. 1993 and sinks
into the ground near the northern boundary of P. R. 1993. The water will be
diverted at about ten chains above the
place of dissapearance and will be used
for irrigation "purposes on the land described as P. R. 1993.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 9th day of September, 19)3.
The application will be filed in the office
of the Water Recorder at Clinton.
Objections may be filed with the said
Water Recorder or with the Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B. C.
Norman Macintosh,
Applicant.
Samuel Gibbs, Notary,
Agent.
Date Sept. 12, 1913.
Water Notice.
FOR A LICENCE TO STORE OR
PEN BACK WATER.
Hunter Jack's Gold Farm
Discovered.
One of the most successful
placer miners in this district, up
to the time of his death, was an
Indian named Tashpola, better
known as "Hunter Jack." Jack
used to mine some part of the
year near the South Fork of the
Bridge river, but where he found
his big nuggets no one ever
knew, and Jack never told anyone. This knowledge he kept
strictly to himself, but the quantity of gold he sold here, besides
the fancy price obtained by the
splendid nuggets he exhibited,
proved conclusively that, somewhere, Jack had found his Bonanza. Many people speculated as
to where the locality was, and
many sought the Eldorado, but
no one found it.
Jack was a mystery to the
white man and a terror to the
Indians. He was supposed to
belong to the Seaton lake reserve,
but he never lived there; he had
a cabin near the South Fork of
Bridge river, but where his wanderings from there took him no
one ever knew.
Jack was fond of his whisky,
and bought it wholesale like a
man. He has been known to
have two dozen bottles in his possession on returning to the hills.
He was not mean with it, and
was a generous dispenser to any
thirsty white man who met him
on the trail.
However, like others, too much
of a good thing was the end of
him. Holland's gin conveyed
him to the spirits, about four or
five years ago, and the secret of
his wealth was supposed to have
died with him.
And now comes the story. The
source of Jack's wealth has long
been a theme amongst the Indians and a puzzle to them, and
for the last two or three years
an Indian well-known as Mission
Peter has been prospecting in
some of Jack's old haunts. Peter,
if we make no mistake, was some
relation of Jack's, and it is possible that, in his cups, Jack may
have let some hint drop as to his
private mining ground. Anyhow, Peter discovered a very
promising piece of country near
the Whitewater river, and, from
the signs still remaining, came to
the conclusion that it must be the
old placer ground of Jack's. Not
being satisfied with his own tum-
tum he consulted a white man,
the white man being Charles L.
Copp (there is no whiter man),
late superintendent of the Coronation Mines. Mr. Copp thought
there might be something in it,
and about three weeks ago he
and Peter started with a small
pack train.
Mr. Copp has now returned,
and he is satisfied that they have
found one of the richest placer
I    BROPHY BROS.
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Furnishings.
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fields in British Columbia. The
old sluice-boxes, about 8 feet
long—bought by Jack from the
Chilcoten Indians—were found
old and decayed, and other unmistakable signs went to prove
that this was Hunter Jack's
Eldorado. Mr. Copp thoroughly
prospected the ground, with great
success; the gold is coarse, and
from the appearance of the surrounding country there are every
indications that good quartz
ledges may be discovered there.
A medical journal has an article
on how to lie when asleep. How
to tell the truth when awake
would be more important.
Lillooet has every appearance of a
railroad town these days, and considering the cosmopolitan nature of its population, quite orderly.
Water Notice.
FOR A LICENCE TO TAKE AND
USE WATER.
NOTICE is hereby given that The
Lillooet Light and Power Company, of
Lillooet, will apply for a licence to take
and use one cubic foot per second of
water out of Cayoosh creek, which
flows in an Easterly direction through
Lots 1575, 325, 450, and P. R. 1773,
1570, and Indian Reserve Lillooet No. 1,
and empties into Fraser River near
Cayoosh Indian Reserve No, (. The
water will be diverted at Cayoosh creek
falls and will be used for municipal
purposes on the land described as the
Lillooet Townsite and adjoining subdivisions.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 24th day of September, 1913. The
application will be filed in the office of
the Water Recorder at Clinton.
Objections may be filed with the said
Water Recorder or with the Comptroller
of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings,
Victoria, B. C.
The Lillooet Light and
Power Company, Ltd.,
Applicant.
By Arthur Noel, Agent.
Water Notice
FOR A LICENCE TO TAKE AND USE WATER
NOTICE is hereby given that James
O'Neill, of Lillooet, farmer, will apply
for a licence to take and use one cubic
foot of water out of Rusty or Red
creek, which flows in a westerly direction through on North line ot Indian
Reserve No. 4, and empties into Fountain en ek near North-west corner of
Indian Reserve No. 4. The water will
be diverted at about 40 chains East of
P. R. 2097, and will be used for irrigation purposes on the land described
as Lot 2097.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 23rd day of September, 1913.
The application will be filed in the office
of the Water Recorder at Clinton.
Objections may be filed with the said
Water Recorder or with the Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B. C.
JAMES O'NEILL,
Sept. 25. Applicant.
Water Notice.
For a Licence to Divert and Use Water
NOTICE 13 HEREBY GIVEN THAT
John McLellan Mackinnon, of 413 Granville street, Vancouver, B. C, will
apply for a licence to divert and use one
cubic foot per second of water from
Fountain creek, a stream flowing in a
Northwesterly direction and emptying
into Fraser river near Lot 1160, Group
I, Lillooet District. The water will be
diverted from tie said Fountain creek
at a point about three miles from the
Southeast corner of Indian Reserve No.
I. The water will be used for irrigation purposes on District Lot 1583,
Group I, Lillooet District.
This notice was posted in conspicuous
places in the neighborhood of the point
of diversion, and on the ground on
which the water is proposed to be used,
on the 9th day of October, 1913.
This application will be filed at the
office of the Water Recorder at Clinton,
B.C.
John McLellan Mackinnon,
Oct. 10. Applicant.
FOR SALE.
Cadillac Automobile (1911) in
perfect condition;, electric lights,
speedometer, &c. Apply or write
Cadillac, 1632 Burnaby street,
Vancouver, B. C.
^
NOTICE is hereby given that Jonathan Lindsay, of 516 Pender street,
west, Vancouver, B. C, will apply for
a licence to store or pen back 4 cubic
feet per second of water from Eldorado
creek, a stream flowing in a southwesterly direction and emptying into
Gunn creek about five miles from its
mouth. The water will be stored in a
reservoir of sufficient capacity to change
course of creek, built or to be built at
Reclaim Mining Lease, and will be
used for placer mining purposes, or
under a notice of application for a
licence to take and use water, posted |
herewith, on the land described as
Faith, Hope, Charity, and Reclaim
Mining Leases.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 22nd day of August, 1913. The
application will be filed in the office of
the Water Recorder at Clinton, B. C.
Objections may be filed with the said
Water Recorder or with the Comptroller
of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings,
Victoria, B.qC.athan LINDgAY>
Sept. 25 Applicant.
Sale of Crown-Granted Mineral Claims for Unpaid and Delinquent Taxes in
Lillooet Assessment and Collecting District, Province of British Columbia.
the
I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE THAT ON MONDAY, THE THIRD DAY OF NOVEMBER, 1913, at the hour of 10
o'clock in the forenoon, at the Court House, Lillooet, I shall offer for sale, by Public Auction, the Mineral Claims in the
list hereinafter set out, of the persons in said list hereinafter set out, of which Crown Grants have been issued, for taxes
remaining unpaid and delinquent by said persons on the 30th day of June, 1913, and for costs and expenses of said sale,
if the total amount due is not sooner paid.
LIST AJiOVE MENTIONED:
assessed owners
Excelsior Gold Mining Company, Limited.
Bonanza Gold Mining Company, Limited..
Alfred Poole, J. H. Purdy, Joseph B. Smith.
Alfred Poole, J. H. Purdy, Joseph B. Smith.
NAME OF CLAIM
Excelsior	
McB. Smith Location.
Hiram Gould Location
Ward Location	
Harvey Location	
Bell Location	
Drake Location	
Rosemont	
White Rose	
LOT NO.
TAX
COSTS
r
TOTAL
387, G.l
$10 CO
$2 00
$12 50
123,   "
5 25
2 00
7 25
124,   "
5 25
2 00
7 25
125,   "
5 25
2 00
7 25
126,   "
5 25
2 00
7 25
127,   "
5 25
2 00
7 25
128,   "
5 25
2 00
7 25
664,   "
13 00
2 00
15 00
669 A"
8 00
2 00
10 00
Dated at Lillooet, this 7th day of October, 1913.
CASPAR   PHAIR,
Collector, Lillooet Assessment and Collecting Dittrict.

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