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THE PROSPECTOR.
Vol. 5. No. 28.
LILLOOET, B.C., SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 1903.
$1.00 a year.
Well Wiaac.
_. ure flour and pure yeast do not
Icessarily mean good bread. It
\y be spoiled in the making. Just
It material is not everything,
fof.    W.    Hodgson   Ellis,   Official
palyst to the Dominion Governing after a number of analyses, re-
irts that " Sunlight Soap is a pure
Id well-made soap." " Well made "
nans more than you think. Try
fcnllght   Soap—Octagon   Bar—next
sh day, and you will enjoy
le benefits of a "well-made"
lap, and will see that Prof. Ellis is
ght     No one should know better
w _ 01--
Ian he.
An Appaling Railway
Accident.
A Business Change.
)n the 10th inst. The Breeders' \dvo-
ke, a Poultry, Piiteon and Pet  Stock
[per published at Pelroleaa, Out., pu'-
lased tbe Canadian Poultry Directory,
liinilar publication,of Woodstock, Ont.
lie two papers  will  be amalgamated
lider the heading of tire Breeders' Allocate, and published at Petrolea.   This
pll add nearly 1,000 to the Advocate's
rculation, and will materially benefit
lote interested in   the fancy.   Sample
Lpies mailed for '.lie asking.
[NOTICE TO CLAIMANTS
|G AIN ST T11B INSTATE OK WI I.I JAM
HUNTER VADER. deceased
Pursuant to the order of the llonorahle
III. Justice Scott   made herein on the 30th
lay of October, A.D.   1902, notice is here-
given   that the  creditors   of and  other
•rsons   hauing claims against   the   Estate
Jf the above  named  deceased, do,  within
-ven   weeks  after  'he  first   publication of
Ihis  order,   send   in  their names   and   mill r esses and  full particulars of their claims
ogether with  a statement  of the securities
lif any)  held hy  them,  verifying the same
f>y  statutory   declaration,   and  the   names
|.nd addresses of their   advocates  [ifany]
I'd   Messrs  Heck,  Emery  & Online  of  the
[("own  of Edmonton,  in  the District of Al-
|.crta, Advocates for the Administrator.
And take further notice that after the
I'-piration of the term aforesaid the said
[.dniinistrator will be at liberty to distribute
Lhe assets of the said deceased or any part
thereof, amongst the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims of which
|he then has notice.
Dated at  Edmonton this   15th ilay of No-
{vember, A.D. 1902.
BECK,  EMERV & DUBUC,
Advocates lor the Administrator,
First publication 3rd day of January, A.D
1003.
WANTED,-; A TRUSTWORTHY GENTLEMAN
or lady in each county to manage business for
an nl.l extiililisheil house of soldi liiiiiiieial stand-
lug. a Ntmigiit., bona tide cash sahiry ol |i8,ou
paid by cheek eaeh Wednesday with all expenses direct from headquarters. Money iidvune-
ed tor expenses,
Mamiger, tlltl Caxton Hull.ling, ChicHgo.
Lever's Y-Z (Wise Head) Disinfectant
Soap Powder is better than other powders,
as it if both soap and disinfectant.     34
Read our special
offer 011 the
third page.
Another railroad disaster is
sultled to llie numerous railway
wrecks of recent, (late. Last Tuesday tlit; Philadelphia and lleatl
ing express ploughed at full speed
into the rear-end car of a. lOcal
train. J in mediately after tlie
crash, three of the shattered cars
of the local train took lire, rendering impossible the rescue of the
passengers who were pinned in
the wreck. Ou tlie express none
of the passengers were seriously
injured.
A person who aided ia the work
of rescue made the following state
Inent: "I assisted iu carrying Da.
vis the Engine driver, from tlie
engine of the express. He was
terribly injured. lie said:'I am
responsible for the wreck. 1 saw
the danger signal, but expected
it to turn white.' " About loo
persons were killed and injured.
Venezuela Customs
Belgium will undertake the administration of the Venezuela 11
customs in behalf of the sillies
and other foreign claimants thus
relieving the United States and
other parties from responsibility.
Correspondence
Lillooet, B.C., February 27. 19()3.
To The Edi or OI Thk Ph/dspec-or:—
Dear Sir:—
You have doubtless been
advised of the formal ion, at Victoria, of
the Provincial Mining Association of
Biitish Columbia.
The object of tbe Association is, for all
wbo areinteiested in mines in the Province (and every person ia more or less
interested) to organize, and by tbat
and similar means to secure such
favorable legislation as will restore confidence iu our mining industry and induce capital to flow into our country.
If onr mining industry is prosperous
we well know that every other industry
will be prosperous, and il behoves us all
in Lillooet District to organize at once,
join tbe Association, and appoint a delegate to represent us at tbe Convention
to be bald at Victoria on the 25th of
February.
I would suggest that a IVblic meeting
be held not later than ibe 16th day of
February.
Yours faithfully,
Samuel Oibhs,
Notarv.
Provincial Premiers
It Ottawa.
Ottawa Ja.li; 27—The provincial premiers made Iheir call on
the government today, Premier
Parent of Quebec presenting the
memorial adopted at 1 lie Quebec
conference, lion. <J. W. Boss of
Ontario supporting it in a brief
speech on behalf of nil the provinces. Premier Prior and Mr.
Eberts were present for British
Columbia..
The Memorial sets out that at
the time of uniou-it was impossible to foresee the development
of the Dominion, and tlmt the
financial resources of several of
the provinces are 110 longer sufficient to carry on public affairs
iu an efficient manner. The subsidies paid at present to the several  provinces  are    as  follows:
Ontario, f80,000.
Quebec, #75,000.
Nova Scotia,$60,000.
New Brunswick, $50,000.
Manitoba, $50,000.
British Columbia, $35,000
Prince Edward Island,$30,000.
Iu addition to this, there is HO
cents per head of population as
established for Ontario and Quebec by the census of 1801 and
for the other provinces by the
last decennial census. In the case
of Ontario and Quebec, it is
pointed out that there have been
large increases in population
equal to l,3oo.ooo persons in
the 40 years since the census was
taken upou which the per capita
allowance is based, and this increase has imposed upon the provinces heavier burdens in order
to meet the increased cost of legislature, education, public works
charities, justice, etc. In order
to make the provinces in a posi-
toineet the increased expenditure
it is held that the annual per cap
ita subsidy should be.calculated
according to the population of
the several provinces ascertained
by the preceding decennial census. This would mean an addition of #00,817 for British Columbia, at the present time.
Dr. Sanson Sent For.
Will Be Asked To Hun In West
Yale.
Dr. Sanson was called to Victoria last Tuesday. It is understood that he wen tat the request
of Premier Prior, who will ask
him to con test West Yale against
Mi;. Semlin. The Doctor's decision litis not yet been made pun-
lie.
Tlie Chinese Question.
The British Columbia delegates
discussed the Criuese question at
Ottawa, last Wednesday, and today will talk over other nut tiers
|tert;i.iiiiii» to this province. It
is asked that 75 per ceilt of the
receipts from the Chinese poll tax
be retained by this province.
)|» Brief Despatches.^
Pierpont Morgan is endeavoring to obtain a big interest in
Cti.ua.dian railroads.
Col. Lynch's sentence has been
commuted to penal servitude for
life.
The All-Canadian Bugby team
beat, the London-Welshmen last
Tuesday.
Mount Vesuvius is in active eruption again.
The   Ontario constituency  of
Centre Bruce is declared open.
The inili'jiry situation in South
Africa, is to lie put under the.supreme control of Lord Lyttleton.
The Great Eastern Railway, of
l.nglniid, has discarded American
loconioti ves after 18 months trial
Clarence, the 19yea:rold son of
Alderman Smith of Kamloops, is
deatl.
McLennan McFeely Get
Contract.
The contract for supplying the
city of Vancouver w'th hardware
has been awarded to the above
firm. Had it not been for au o-
niission to explain that, the usual customer's discount appertain
ed iu ooiiiidctiou with their tender, the Vancouver Hardware Co.
would have been the lowest tend-      ...       • , ,       .,     •, ,
It is said   011 gootl  authority
mM* that there is little likelihood of
__,     _ theCnnadiangovernment remov-
The Government Suppress ||lg tlie.,,„,.. ol, COJ(L
"Lowery's Claim"
The monthly mugiuiiiej edited '  Archbishop Biuschresi, of Mon-
KingOscar, of Sweden, has turned over the government toCrowu
Prince G listed, ami gone away
for tire benefit of ids health.
and Controlled by H. Lowery, of
New Denver, B.C. has been refused the use of the Canadian mails.
Unconventional always, ami at
times far-fetched iu his conclusions, Lowery makes men think.
Evidently he hns overstepped the
bounds that govern public morality. We hope that he will make
amends, and give the world the
benefit of his best thougts. Men
can do without his worst.
India's Commerce.
The commerce of India, wns
larger iu 1902 than that of tiny
preceding year iu its history It
now stands sixth in the list of
the world's exporting nations.
(real, opposes the acceptance by
that city of a Carnegie library.
The following persons have been
appointed   License Commissioners for I.iist Lillooet License Dis-
trict:-
NVillin.ni Saul, of the Mound.
William Walker, of Bonaparte.
William Boyd, of 70-Mile House.
Constable John McMillan is appointed Chief License Inspector.
The Hev. Mr. Di.chain is in full
charge of the Indian School at
Lytton.
Canada, has made no concessions in the Alaska, Boundary dispute.
P*fl£e Acme  Poultry Netting
A bird cannot fly through as sm-.ll a hole as it can
crawl through, so Page Poultry Netting is made with
small meshes at bottom and large at. totK   No. 12 gauge
wire top and bottom—no sag.    Got Pa
gates—they'ro best.
Tbe Page Wire Fence Co., Limited, Walkerville, Ont
Montreal, P.Q., and St. John, N.B. 8
E. Q. PRIOR & CO., General Agents, Victoria, Vancouver and Kamloops. THE  PROSPECTOK, LILLOOET, B.C., JAN. 8?, 1003.
THE  PROSPECTOR,     i
HUUSIIKI)   EVERY." SATURDAY
AT LILLOOET, H,C.
BY  THIS 1'KO.S. U-l'OH  I'CHI.ISIHNU   COMl'ANY
HIE   PROSPEC1 OH Is the only paper published in the I.iiiooet District, aiul is ull home
Printed.
Sil lis ri ;.l ion s: Oil, Uol In I' u yonr ill nd vii line,
Ailvorlisiiig rates mnde known on it|ipltcnl l< 11,
Correspoudence i*. Invited on nil nuitiers of
public nr local inV:*'M. All [•oiuuiiinit-illotiN
luusl ho iii'ciuiipaiileil by tlio iinine oi ilu-
Viiier, but in.i ii.-i'i'.-Mi:- ly for publication.^
An Important Move.
The need of united organization
among those engaged in the mining industry in British Columbia
hns long been felt. For the want
of organization many efforts of
miners to secure hetterconditions
liave been attended with no good
result. It is, therefore, gratifying to know that efforts made to
form a, Provincial organization
jiroini.se to be successful.
The men of Lillooet cannot be
indifferent to the invitation of the
provisional Secretary to form a
local branch of this Association
iu town,and to appoint someone
to represent this district at the
Convention to be held iu Victoria, on February 25th.
The lirst thing to be done is to
call a, meeting at once aiul form
a, local orga.ni-a.tion. Let end
mail interested in milling sign a,
membership roll. For every 20
members, the local society may
send a delegate to the Victora
Convention where the Constitution aud bye-laws will he settled.
Reliable Assayers.
We have had a communication
from l'ellew-Hnrvey, Bryant and
Gilnian, of Vancouver, regarding their assay work. This firm
hns been settled in Vancouver for
many years, and makes a, specialty of assays of gold ores, and
every kind of test, in connection
with the same, such as mill tests,
amalgamation tests, concentration tests and cyanide work.
With regard to their assay work
they now make au offer. Should
any other assayer get different
results »;o. theirs on theirown pulp
samples (which they always keep
iu case clients may like to have
the work checked up) Ihey will
send the samples to be umpired
to any first-class umpire, and
should the other in nil's figures be
closer to the umpire's than their
own, I'ellew-Ilarvey will 1,hem-
selves pay all the umpire charges.
If samples are sent iu to this
office we shall beglad bo forward
thein to this firm free ofchara*e.
Wanted-Qovernment by
flajority.
There is great force in the contention of the party th it voted
for Temperance in Ontario, that
it is the constitutional right of
the people to demand a, change
in the litpiorlawsof that Province
iu accordance with the recent majority vote. Two to one of a majority, gained under conditions
prejudicial to the Temperance
party, is a, voice too strong to
be disregarded by those who wish
to hold the reins of power. Abolishing of the public bar, and the
treating system are asked for.
SHIP TO
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HIGHEST
PRICES
«;
CASH .
RETURNS
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.
r-DCC     Send name and address on n Postal
rntt     furour 1-4-page Illustrated Catalog.
WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO., NEW HAVEN, CONN.
ASTHMA CURE FREE.
Asthmalene brings instant relief and permanent
Cure    In   All   Cases.
SENT AHSOUTKI.Y Fl.r.r. (»N 1.1.< 1.11'I'OK POSTAL.
W.Uii VOUK IN ..IK ANI) ADIlklSS  |>I.AINI,Y.
CHAINED
FOR TEN
YEARS
T li _ if    i«    n ii t h i ti ir   I I li i'   A « I li
hi it I tt'itt' .     I i    li r 1 ii if .     I ii h i a n 11
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The   Rev.   C.   I'".   WKI.I.S,    ,.i    Villa   Ki.lge, (
III.,   snys:    "Your   t a i:. 1   l.ollle  nl   Asthinsleiie'
received   iii good riiiu'iiien.     I  ..mini'    tell  ynu
lioiv tli.ml* Iul   I   li'fl Im  tlir  good ili'i ivril from
il.    I   was   ;i slave,   chained   with   |>iiliul  sore'
llnoul  ami  Asthma lor   ten years,    I   ilesp.iired
ol  ever heing cured.    I saw your.ndverliseineii.l
Im    the   cure  nl   this dreadful  ami    tormenting'
disease,    Aslliiini,   nml   thought you linil  over
spoken   yourselves,   luit    resolved    to   give  itaj
trial.     In   iny astonishment, (lie trial acted like.
a chin in.     Send   me a   lull-size   liottle."
H_v.    I)e.    Mnri'is    W ~_li~lei"
Knl,I,i of ilir Cong;   Ilnai  Jsi.i.-I.
New   Y.(ii'k,   Iiiii,    j.    1901.
DltS. TAI'T    llliOH.'    MI'.IU. IMC   I'll.,
1 i. ni 1 nun:    Vour  Asilnnalene   is   nn
excellent   remedy  for   Asllnun and  liny   Fever  ■
and   ils ciniipnsitiiill alleviates all  trnnliles which
eoinliine witli Asllnna.    lis success is astonishing
and  uoinlci Iul. ,
TIN CUNTS P.lR TEN WBt-kS.
A*, a ~p«uirtl ami temporary offer to
M'U.leiH <if tlii- .nijifr, ««* will mail Tiik
I'uut.tc to persona who are not now cili-
-. 1 iln«i~, for leu week, for tell eenlH.
Tiik Vvm it' is a $2, 16-pa.e weekly Review for democrat iit Democrat- and tie*
iimer.itie Itetuililicaiis ; lis opiintilis  ure
exp'esse I without fear or favor; it gives
111 intere*iiiig   and   connected   weekly
if ail 1 i-tin ieal new. ; ii always lian editorials worth Studying, a cartoon wortli
seeing. 01 ink notices worth tea.ling, ami
Miscellaneous mailer 1'0'tli valuable and
inl-ieeiing; uiul il is liked liy intelligent
women  as well as hy   intelligent men
Tne editor is   L litis V.  Tost.    Send ten
cents in silver or slumps for ten week's
1 rial.    All sniisr, iptintis a>e paid strictly
in  advance, and upon expiration   the
paper is promptly st-pped   unless subscription is renewed. Mention this paper
Address:       TIIK PUBLIC,
Unity Building, On oaqo, Ii.i..
Mining Property for sale.
In British Columbia.
Tuuitui- nre Invited for llie whole nf llie
properly, Including Crown drained elnlitis,
null site, Cyiiiihlo mill, ( Hpnellj IS lo SO inns
ilnily), tramway, iissny ollleu, laboratory and
(iillei|iii|iineiii, nf tlie Toronto I.iiiooet Oohl
Iteefs Conipiiiiy l.liniieil, slliuituiu llie Lillooel
district nl' llrilisti 1'. ,1 u in Inn ; IliellldlllK tlie
Ample, Whale, Moiiiiroli mul Wulhintl Vale
mines wlili'h are drown granted, also the
Nortli Hliu', Unlden stripe, tlolileti l-iiglo. Ituliy
ami Jumbo mineral .In i in. III the same 'list
ric.t, together with a ten stump mill, machine
ill ills mul oilier equipments. (tush lenders for
itie whole properly tire requested hut
off it- lor working options or for portions
of the property will he considered front thc
fni'incr group list) tons of ore lias heen milled,
Willi an nssny value iipptoxIniHlIng $10.00 to
$11.uo Wagon rond from It 1111 rond in mill. The
whole of the nlmve will henr looking Into and
Investigation ami are an exceptionally important and valuable group of claims with full
Working equipment. Pull particulars mav he
had on application to Krlgar llloomtleld
l,ii|iii(lnlor, I'. 11. Uo* 7i:t, Vancouver It l'.
NOTICE.
NOTICE is hereby given that application
vv II le made to the Legislative A* ■■ inhly of
the Province of British Columbia at its next
Session for an Act to incorporate a Conipany
with power to build, equip, maintain and operate aline or lines ol Railway  of standard
gauge It   a point  at or near Ua/.leton by
the most feasible and practicable route lo a
point on llie Northern Boundary of Hritisli
Columbia, at or near Teslin Lake ni Atlin
Lake, or both; also from lla/.leton by I Inmost feasible and practicable route via the
Skeena, Hahiiic, Driftwood, Omineca and
Kink y Rivers to Peace Kiver Pass, or P ne
River or both, thence Easterly to the Ea* t-
ii'ii boundary of the said Province, with • u-
Ihority also to construct, equip, maintain and
operate branches Irom any points on the proposed line or lines not exceeding in any one
case one hundred miles in length and with
power to construct, acquire, own and maintain wharves and ducks in connection therewith; and to construct, own, acquire, equip
and maintain steam and other vessels and
boats and operate llie same on any navigable
waters, audio construct, operate and maintain telegraph and telephone lines along Ihe
routes of said Railway and iis blanches or
in connection therewith and to transmit messages for commercial purposes and collect tolls
therefor, and to acquire and receive from any
Government, Corporations or persons, grants
of land riglus of way money, bonuses, privileges or other assistance in aid of the construction of the Company's undertaking and
to connect with and enter into traffic or other
arrangements with railway, steamboat or
other companies and for all rights powers and
privileges necessary usual or incidental lo all
Or any of the aforesaid purposes.
Dated this 3rd day of December, A.D, 1902.
Cornwall & Rogers,
Solicitors for the Applicants,
After having  it  carefully   analyzed,   we  can stale   lli.it    Asthmalene    contains
no  opium, morphine,   chl I'm in  orelher. Very It uiy yours,
REV.   DR.   MORRIS   WI'.CIISI.ER.
Avon St'ttiNiis,  N.   V.  Keb. 1, 1901.
Di.. Takt Runs. MictiiciNic Co.
Gentlemen: write this testimonial from a sense of duty, having tested the
wonderful ell'eclof your A*ui n i'mc, I'or Hi. cure of Asllnun, My wife has been
all i,i'.1 with spasmodic asllnna for the |"*l 12 years. Having exhausted my own
skill US well as lhat id many others, I chanced lo see your sign upon your win-
bows on 130 street, New Vork. I al . nice obtained a hot Lie of asilnnalene. My wife
commenced taking il al■■ -lit lhe lii-i of Niveinher; I very soon noticed a nidica
improvement. Afler Using one Imille lur asllnun had ilisilppeiiietl anil she is entirely
free hum all symptoms. I feel tliat I can consistently recommend the medicine
lo    all    who   ate   afflicted   with   this    disliessing   disease.    Yours    respectfully,
O. 1).   I'll LLPS,   M. D.
Du.  Tai't  Hkos.   Mkiiicink Co. I'eb. 5. 1901.
Gentlemen: I was Iruujiled witli Asthma or 22 yenrs. IJiave tried.numerous
remedies, but they have all failed. 1 ran across your advertisement and started wilh
a trial bottle. I found relief at once. I have sim-e purchased your full sized Lot lie,
and I am ever grateful. I have a family of lour children, and for six year.-, was
unable to work. I am now in the hesl of health ami nm doing business every
day.    This  testimony yotl can  nuke such use of   as you see lil.
Home  address, 255,   Rivinglon street. S.    Raphael,
67 East 1291I1 st.,   New  York City.
. fi fifififi fi
Trial bottle sent absolutely free on receipt of postal.
Do   not  delay.     Write  at   once,   addressing   Dit.   TAI'T   HROS'  MEDICINE CO.,
) asi   i„oth Si.,    N.   V. City.
Sold by nil Druggists.
Subscribe for The "Prospector"
$ LOO per annum
LIL..OO NT ANI) BRIDGE RIVER STORES.
J, DUNLOP.
a-E3srEK/A.Xj   _]_^-E]___^o_E_r_A__i_NrT
Miners Supplies.^—«^-
LXIiXiOOlST, -B.-C-
Branch Store at Bridge River where a
full stock of General Merchandise and Miners Outfits are on hand.
J. Dunlop, General Merchant, Lillooet, B.C THE PROSPECTOR, LTLLOOET, B.C., JAN. 31, 1903.
Correspondence
allowing extracts Irom a letter re
oui an old fellow-townsman, J.U.S.
||tom,  may prove interesting to many
leaders.    It will be  remembered that
1'iid recently left town on his  faithful
■eble cayu.e bound for Seattle.    Ed.)
[intiiiiied from last, week.
were both  wenk from indent, food.   We coultl not re-
txir steps his we hail pulled
loi-Hi'Bovei placet, which Ihey
Jieir present, weak condition
Id lie unable to recross, nut)
|o forward with them at the
of two miles a, day  meant
lain dent, net ion  to ns both.
Fchop through the bush ahead
lis meant  dn.ys and   da.ys of
\t\ work which we had not the
iiigtli to a,tteinpt. At daylight
it morning [ went out to see
.here was something to shoot,
living thing could be seen, no
ft even a,   squirrel.   We fixed
a good stout, camp and cash-
nil our belongings, turning
|e horses loose.   Poor brutes!
Iiey followed   us until we took
^e brook and then they left us.
lhe do»s, ton,  which now  were
othing but animated back-Dones
nd which had kept up an iuces-
lint howling for two days, after
lillowing us about two miles alio left us.
Miserable as we both  were J
Knild not refrain, even   at that,
frying time, from perpetrating a
|oke on '.he unfortunate canines,
asked my companion if he knew
Jj.vlm.ti celebrated military family
liii I.urope his doge reminded nie
of.   He gave it up. "The Boney-
Ipartes" I answered.   To see how
fit riled him  was anuisina.'.
We plodded on down the bed of
'the creek, until we came to a ter-
I rifle canyon; the valley closed in
lover our headland  the stream
seemed to have disappeared iuto
its bed. Not a sound tlown in the
canyon, but iu the distance over
our heads wecould hear the wind
making a peculiar sound, presaging* a, storm, 1 thought.   Snow
now began  to fall on us, night
was coining on, and we were plod
ding along over slippery boulders and rounded stones. \Ve were
faint and hungry, and what was
worse, not a drop of good water
to quench our thirst.   At last,
utterly exhausted, we sought the
shelter of a clump of bushes, and
throwing ourselves down on the
ground I there spent the  most
wretched night of my whole life.
-To be Continued.
JoUlbS ior Fall or Spring planting.
Seeds, Plants,
Trees,
AGUtClH.TURAL IMPLEMENTS,
BKE SUPPLIES,
FRUIT BASKETS,
FERTILIZERS.
Catalogue free.
M. J. Henry,
3009, Westminster  Koad, Vancouver, B.C.
wilt lit I.AHOlt ONI V.
NOTICE.
The little daughter of the house
sat down beside the minister and
began   to   draw   on her  slate.
'•What are you doing?" asked
the clergyman.   i;l am   making
your picture'" said the child. She
worked very earnestly, then stop
ped, compared her work with the
original, and shook her head,  'i
don't like it much," she said. "It
nint a great deal   like   you.   1
guess I'll put a tail to it, and call
it a dog."
NOTICE is hereby given that application
will he made to the Legislative Assembly of
ihe Province of British Columbia at its next
session lor an Act to incorporate a Company
wiih 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 Bciitinck Arm, then by
way   of    the  Bella   Coola    River,   Palmer's Trail and Black Water River to the Pine
River Pass  or   Yellowheail  Pass,    or both,
thence to the Eastern  boundary of the said
Province, (h)  and from a   point at   or near
where the line of lhe railway   mentioned ab-
nve iiiiiis. lis the one hundred and Iwiuy
fifth meridian to a point near Burrard Inlet.
And, with   further power to build, construct,
equip,   maintain and   operate as   aforesaid
branch lines of the said Uailway not exceeding 150 miles  in length; and with power to
build and operate I rain ways  in  connection
therewith.   And with power to construct, ie-
cpiip, maintain and operate all necessary roads,
bridges, ways, ferries, steamboats,  wharves,
docks, elevators, warehouses, holels, depots
and coal bunkers.   And with power to build,
own, equip, operate and  maintain  telegraph
and telephone lines'in  connection with the
said 1 ail way or ils branch*, and to con si met.
equip,  maintain and operate branch lines in
connection with said telegraph and telephone
lines.    And with power to carry on a general
transportation Ini-ine s.     And to build   and
operate all kinds of plant for the purpose of
supplying light, heat, electric ly, or any kind
of motive puwer.    And lo acquire lands, bonuses, privileges, or other aids from any Government,   Municipalities, persons,   or  oihei
bodies corporate.    And wilh power to carry
on a general Express business; and to promote
companies; and to make trailic, or oilier arrangements wiih Railway, steamboat or oilier
companies.    And wilh  power lo construct,
acquire, operate and dispose of smelters, reduction, refining, concentrating or other works
for the handling and   treatment of ores, and
to acquire, operate and dispose of coal lands
and with power 10 expropriate lands for the
purposes of lhe Conipany; and  lo  lake such
powers as are  given   to   Companies  under
Part 4 of the  "Water  Clauses Consolidation
Act, 1897,"
And with  power   to levy and collect toils
from all  persons   using, and on all  freight
passing over  any such   railways,   tramways,
wharves or vessels owned or operated by the
Comp my.    And with power to build wagon
roads to be used in  the construction of the
said railway, and in advance of the same, and
to levy and collect lolls from all persons using,
and on all freight passing over any such roads
built for the Company,   whether  before or
after ihe construction of the Uailway.    And
with power to sell out its undertaking, and to
purchase the undertaking of any other company, and  with all other usual, necessary or
incidental rights, powers or privileges as may
be necessary or conducive to the above objects
or any of lliem.
DATED at  Victoria,   B.C.,  this  second
day of December, A.D., 1902.
ROBERTSON & ROBERTSON,
Solicitors for the applicants
Lillooet District
IS
Attracting Attention
on account of
1. Its Fraser River Placers.
As far back as the 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 toAvn of lillooet.
2. Its Promising Mineral Lands.
Anderson lake and BRIDGE river mining properties will prove themselves sufficient to
form a prosperous camp. Yet there are miles of territory that remain unprospected.
3.Jt^]shing ajndJHimt^ng Grounds>^^
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. jtsSalub^ —**>
In the dry belt, and at an altitude that renders the seasons temperate and equable,
tlie climate is most suitable for health-seekers. Semi-tropical fruit maybe 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 ashckoft and lytton, on the Canadian pacific railway.
..
50 YEARS'
EXPERIENCF
Prospector" Club Offer s.
Manitoba FreePress and Prospector for $ 1.50
The Manitoba Free Press 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 Press, the 22 paintings and The Prospector sent to 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 "ALONF," which are to be presented with the Family Herald are 21 x 28 inches   in
size, and are suitable for framing.
Trade Marks
Designs
Copyrights Ae.
Anyone sending a sketch and description may
quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an
invention Is probably patentable. Communications strictly confidential. Handbook on Patent*
sent free. Oldest agency for securing patents.
I'ntenta taken through Munn & Co. receive
tprciat notice, without charge. In tho
Scientific American.
A handsomely Illustrated weekly. Largest circulation of any scientific Journal. Terms, IU a
__-.,.!25r month". M. Sold by all newsdealers.
MUNN Mo."'-*-...*.,,New York
Branch Office, 626 F Ut. Washington, D. C.
>K       K        >K       *
The Weekly Witness  price $1.00
The World Wide  1.00
Northern Messenger 30
The Prospector 1.00
Total value 3.30
Al
for
$
1.75
LIST 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 or $3.oo. THE  PROSPEOTOl., LTLLOOET, B.C., JAN. 31, 1903.
I    LOCAL   NEWS.       B
Mr. Goepel,goveriiniehl auditor,
(.nine in Inst WedM-Stlity;
Tlie salmon hatchery ut Setou
Luke is neiiiing completion". The
most of the workmen  have been
dismissed.
Paul Santini,
GENERAL ME UGH A NT, LILLOOET, B. 0.
carries a   full stock of all kinds of Groceries, Dry Goods,
Boots nnd Shot's, Hardware Sic-
MINERS' OUTFITS A SPECIALTY.
The first loud of pipe for the
town water system (•.•une in hist
Thursday. Thereiiiniuder isut
Lytton und will be freighted from
there at. oure.
Results from common soaps:
eczema, coarse hands, ragged
clothes,  shrunken   flannels.
Sunlight
R.F.Anderson&Co
NKV  WKKT.M INSTKK, It. C.
A large number of rails have
been taken from the fence built
around the Lillooet. Indian Reserve, lb is thought that they
hnve been appropriated for stove
wood.
W.W. Brown, of the North Fork
placers, sends word that he will
reach Lillooet this week.
The Prospector litis received 48
acceptances of the club offer on
page 3, anil still (hev come. No
offer, nny where, <iives better value than our special offer.
The Chinese residents iu town
and vicinity hnve .been enjoying
their New Year festivities this
week. Kirecitickeis uiul bombs*
have been fired ut short intervals, while the ever-present gong
hns been clanging to the heart's
delight of the celestial eoniniuni-
iy.
The Chinese have some extraordinary superstitions iu regard
to music. According to their belief, the Creator hid 8 sounds in
stones, silks, woods, hum boos,
pumpkins, animal skins, in certain earths and in the air itself.
A full Chinese orchestra is composed of instninientN mnde of nil
these material-- except the Inst
nnd'he combined efforts of the
performers are for the express
purpose of coaxing the ethereal
sound from the nir. So when the
gong sounds in our streets we
may becomforted by the thought
Hint in the thud John henrs the
sweet tones of the eternnl sounds
of nature.
Soap
REDUCES
EXPENSE
Ask for tbe Octagon Bar 13;
Notice.
General Hardware,
Picks and Shovels,
Axes, Noes Si. Lakes,
Bar Iron, Drill Steel,
Oils, Paints, Sic.
* *        %
Pioneer
Lillooet, B.C.^^^HOtCl
W. F. Allen, Proprietor.
First-Class Hotel in every respect.      Accomodation
for Eighty Guests.   Large Annex comfortably furnished.     Sample Rooms  for Commercials.
All   guests   receive   every   attention. 1
In
Mr. W. F. Al.ll'.N begs to notify liis
friends ni .I cnsti.ni eis i'i it Ilu* l'ioneer I I-
el will conlimte in .!. i his maifageiil-nt nnd
direction until fin iliei'noli ■■ Mr. \lien assures liis friends ami the travelling puMic
generally thai thc hest of care nnd attention
will be bestowed on all u patronize i
l'ioneer 1 Intel.
W.  V  A 1,1.1'". N,
Lillooet, I  nn rv, in   ;.
NOTICE.
WANTED,- A TRUSTWORTHY OKjm.EMAN
or lady in each count? to manage iiiisliiens for
Hlioldestiibli-lied house of solid linaiieial htuixt-.
iiir. A straight, bona Hdc cash -alary ol $18,0(1
paid hy cheek each WednOHilay Willi nil expense* direct from headquii.rl.ri. Money ad va need for expenses.
Vaimger, 840 Caaton Building, Cblango.
LlLLOOET ASSESSMENT
DISIUICT.
NOTICE is hereby given. In accordance with
llie Statutes, thnt Provincial revonuo tax, and
alt assessed luxes add income (nx, assessed and
levied under ihe Assessment Act and amendments, are now due ind pnynb'e fer tlie year
l!Hi8. All tnxes.collaelible for the T.lllooct Assessment Distrjel nre due and paynbloatmv off-
lee, situate at. I.iiiooet, This notice, In terms
of law, is equivalent lo a personal demand by
nie upon all persons liable for taxes.
Dated at. f.illooet, 2»rd .Iniiiinry. 1908,
('Hspnr 1'liair,
Assessor nnd Collector
Ul looet Assassin cut District
i.iiiooet I'ost Office.
NO If' I is hereby given that an application will I i • du bi the Canada Central
Railway Company to the Parliament of Canada al the n~.\l session thereof for an Act
giving tbe said.Compuny power to  construct
and operate  tin   I    i   w   lines  fi.'in   or in
connection  with  the main  line  of the said
Kailw  ; :—    • • ■'
i- le in .s nie p hit at r in n
Sudbury in the I'rovim . of ' • lai io t a
\ or ii ■ ir Sc ilia lunclion; thence soiuherly
in a poinl at or near; , ,.i ,i.i i Sturgeon
Lakes i.i the townships of l.oxlcy, Verulnm
nr Fenelon, continuing soutlievly to the City
,   l'oionto,
2-   From   some   point  on   the
main line in Ihe   District of .Keewnlifi  or in
l> .ti .-   of Sac   ilcln wa i,   to I   .it I llllichil]
n Hudson's Hay.
.*■-   A  i on'tihuatioti ol its  main
line .ruin    Tels  Juan Cache   b\   way  ul  tl
['he  I'linmpson allii I    •■■■-   Kiver  .alleyslb
Vancouver, or New Westminster,
.(-- I'roni some point on the
riiompsoii Ki\. i .i .. in. of its tributaries to
Waddington ll.nlii'i t r Hole Inlet.
5-- From a point near the old
site of Fort Assin'iboia lo some point on lhe
Peace Kiver in i westerly to the Portland
Canal on the Pacific.
6, I i ■ in : nie point on the main
line nf i.iid Railway at m near the Montreal
l:i\ ' r iff Ihe Pi yince ofOntariu easterly to
some point on the 'Jatineau River in the
Province o (hi I   c.
Ani In e ercise with regard lo
-ucli I in. s all the pmVers and privileges *_;iv -
en to the said Conipany by its Act of Incorporation.
DATED al Toronto this loth day of
January, 1903.
Johnson & Faleonbridge.
Solicitors for lhe applicant.
AMERICA'S
BEST
EDITORIAULY FEARLESS.
CONSISTENTLY KEt'UKLIOAN.
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Booke, vnil on  Work   about the Funn
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Is a member of the As.bciated Press
the only Western Newspaper re 'civ-
ing tbe entire telegri pbienewH service of the New Yoik Sun, anil spec- .
ial cable of tbe New York World—
D.iily reports of over 2,000 special
correspondents throughout tbe country.
Subscribe lor The WEEKLY
INTER-OOEAN (One Dollar)
and THE PROSPECTOR *$l)
BOTH FOR,$1.25.
Subscribe for
The Prospector
Canadian
Pacific Ry.
Trains depart as follows:
ASHCKOFT
Kiifclhoiiiid 23.14 \V stboutlil   2.,|o
l.'V ITON
Eastboitlld 20.57 Westbound   5.3I
TOURIST CARS
To St Paul==Daily
Toronto-Monday & Friday
lY_onireal & Boston-Wed.
Elegant Equipment
♦!*>       Lowest Rates       >H
^
♦>!* Steamships from >|
Vancouver to
CHINA,        •       JAPAN,
AUSTRALIA,       ALASKA.
LILLOOET "HARDWARE STORE
H. C. PARKER, - Lilllooet, B.C.
Having purchased the stock of
R.J. Atkins, we are now adding
to it and prepared to fill all orders.
Kep.air Shop in connection witli Store, where your-every !_
want will be supplied.  A complete Plumbing Outfit on hand.
MAKt; YOUR OWN l?EPAtH8, E; -\ MBt.i 1.11 Knobs, For Coffee 11 .nd Ten Pots,
and Oilier Cooking Utensils.   I'lleefi cents cut'li, « liila lliey last.
CALUBOO & LILLOOET STAGE LINES.
BIUTISII COrUMIJIA EXPRESS COMPANY.
Head Office - - Ashcroft, B.C.
Clinton i'i. Wny Points: Mondays,'Wednesdays and Fridays.
All points in Cariboo:      -   -    Mondays.
150Mil<* IIoust, : Mondays & Fridays [semi-weekly service.].
Lillooet: Monday and Friday.
^t   Special conveyances Furnished.    Send   .or  folders   )K   ]
Lowest Kales ..-'.I:;!'' I r.i e To an'
!■' Mm \ I'.oiiils. |;\ir In I Inlorijiatioti
and l'ailiciil.-use .11 un or a Ui sany C.P.R.
ticket  .Va 1 t 'or
K  .1. OOYI.K,
A. ti. I' .A.,
Vancouver, "• *"■•
JNO.  WAWN
UJ.LOOET,    P.. O.
Shoemaker.
ItepaliH   nontly   ox<>-uU'il.    11 urn ess   nuiili
MiRl i(.'|uitrt.''l.
Pioneer Dniu; Store,
Lillooet, - - - II. C.
il
DRUGS   AND   MEDICINES.
SPECTACLES, PERFUMERY,   |g]
PROMPT AITEN1 ION TO
.      . LETTER ORDERS.
ftClarke&CojP
if
If
If
_-iii--_te|j-i_li--~!li
NOTICE.
Tiik AiNDEHSON I AKR Minimi and Mii.i.ino
COMPANY, IjI~UT_D.
The Annual general meeting Qf the Share-
liolilei's of the ahove Company Will he held a 1
the Head office pf the Company-.! Mllooe't, B.O.
011 Saturday, ihe 1 till dayof February, I'M, at
he hour of 7.i'.n In the evcniiiK, for llie purpose,
1 if receiving the Diroetbrs' report and slatcuieiit
of income and expenditure lor the past year.
SAMUEI, Dllili-,
Seciietary.
Ilnted at Lillooel, this ltltli day nf January)
1908.
Read our special
otter on the
third page.
LYTTON STAGE
Tlie  new stage line loaves lyttoii every Monday'aud   jl
Ifriday   for  Lillooet, returning next   .lay.      Special  trips
made.    Write ns for information. _
Peter Uehagliati it Co.', Lytton. l'». G.
PATRONIZE HOME
INDUSTRY.
McCOSH is your nearest TAILOR.
W1IUN YOU WANT A NEW SUIT
Don't Forget the Address.
THOMAS M0CO8II. Merchant.Tailor, Ashcroft, B. 0
PEM_EW-IIAKVEr. BRYANT & GILMAN - ■
Ivl ININ G.10 N (JIN10101.,S A NI) A SS A Y10 R S,
Vaneouver, B.C.
Established, 18.K). '/,"■    \t
Assay nml* of all tluscriptiotis uii'dcrlnken,     Tests made up to20ool|.s.    /\ specialty,
made 'of checking   smeller   pulps.    Samples    from   llie   Interior  liy   Mail  or   ExprnSB
pronipll) all. tilled  lo.    (' ii i i e - po 11 d e n c e    solicited. '«■'•'
Blacksm i thSuppl ies
We carry the largest and best stoek in B.C.,
: including: Bar Iron, fast Steel Spring Steel, Tire Steel,
S.S. STEEL, TOE CALK STEEL
GAuTIER TOE CALKS, HORSE SHOES IN IRON AND STEEL, .'
PENDER     •• •'•" IIOI'Sl- NAILS,
CARRIAGE AND TIRE BOLTS,      SQUARE NUTS IN BLACK AND TAPPED     .
HORSE RASPS,   ETC.,. ETC..
Sole Agents For VALENTINE'S. High Grade CAUUIACIC VARNISH*
MAIL OUDI.US ItEOHIVKOyit PROMPT ATTENTION.
McLennan, McFeely & Co. Ltd.
Wholesale and Retail Merchants,
122 Cordova Street, Vancouver, B C.

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