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The Prospector Aug 8, 1913

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VOL. 2, NO. 39
SALMON BOATS IDLE.   Showing of McGillivray Creek Moun
-.  tain Mines is Gratifying to Owners.
Fishermen  Strike Because
Pavilion Bridge.
of Reduction of Rate.
Canners Lowered Figures From 25
Cents to 15 Cents.
Five thousand men quit work
on the Fraser river on Monday
because of the lowering of prices
for fish, which the cannery-owners
announced on Saturday. The river
mouth and the gulf are swarming
with fish, and it looks as if a lot
of them would suffer no hindrance
in reaching the spawning grounds
in the upper reaches of the big
fishing stream.
For the first time in the history
of the Fraser, whites, Japs and
Indians have joined in their refusal to accept the prices offered
by the canners. In 1900 and again
the following  year the  whites
went on strike, but the Japanese
worked. Today the Japs are with
the whites,  and the  only men
reported to be working  are  a
number of Greeks.   They suffered reprisals, for Monday morning a force of Japanese aboard
fishing-boats   appeared   in   the
the gulf,   swooped down on the
Greeks and, overpowering them
by numbers, threw their large
catch   overboard.    Nobody  was
seriously hurt, for the Greeks are
said not to have put up any serious fight against the business-like
Japs.     A number of   "picket"
boats, manned by Japs and white
fishermen, are scouring the nearby waters of the gulf, warning
fishermen of the strike and giving them notice that they will not
be allowed to land their fish.
Thirteen years ago the  men
I. M. Williams, supt. of the
McGillivray Mountain mines, accompanied by Mr. Alex. Johnstone, one of the principal shareholders of the operating company,
arrived in Lillooet on Monday
from Chilliwack, and left for the
mines on Wednesday morning.
Speaking with The Prospector,
Lillooet Ore Excites Much
Interest in Vancouver.
Attention Attracted to Rock From
McGillivray Creek Mines.
One of the most attractive ex-
Messrs. Williams and Johnstone
hibits in the Chamber of Mines is
Settlers in the Pavilion district
are circulating a petition asking
for the early construction of a
bridge at Pavilion at a point
above the old flour mill on the
Clinton road. Such is the statement of Mr. W. M. Brown, a
rancher of that district, and formerly, for nine years, Lillooet's
'representative  in  the provincial
were both enthusiastic regarding a bi& P^ce of ore which is ribbed
and   spotted   with   bright   blue
stains.   Whenever a mining man
legislature.    Mr.   Brown  visited
town on Saturday,  returning  to
the ranch on  Tuesday  morning.
,    , , . ,    , Mr. Brown  contends  that the
looks at this rock he mutters Lrection Qf the bridj?e ig an
Bromide of silver    or   azurite   I    t necessity and will provide for
^    The ore is from McGillivray creek the requirements of the settlers
so far as that engineer was able j »n the, Ldloo<f ^strict, and F. J. I over a ,arge area      when  ^
to go.   OwingtothepresenceofiCrossla"d;M-E-who.has 3mt< railroad is   running a splendid
snow Mr. Crossland was unable returned from an examination of | road   wi„   thug   be afforded  tQ
to complete the work, but will :the Property, states that this ore; Pavilion station from Hat creek,
return to Lillooet shortly for that ,s'n™ \n the mineralogical status th       h the Marb]e Q
purpose.    Returns thus far se- of B"tlsLh Columbia.    The blue
cured, under adverse circumstan-i Paf of ^pre, in hls °Pimon- is
ces, indicate the mines to be of e,ther sodahJe or stephanite.   No
considerable value. jmatter whlcJh of thes,e jt Proves
Mr. S. A. Cawley, M.L.A. for to be, according to the analysis
Chilliwack division, president of! wmch 1S now  bein2 niadc, the
the company, is expected in about
Monday next for the purpose of
the prospects of the property,
and expressed complete satisfaction with the result of the examinations recently conducted by
Mr. Frank J. Crossland,   M. E
Will  Haylmore  paid a flying-
conducting a personal inspection.
Prospector's Summer.
general public will simply enquire i triP to town this week to record
"Does it run?" Meaning, does itisome claims in the Bridge river
assay? district.
Mr. Crossland was handicapped     Grant White was in town this
in his examination of the surface week from Tyauchton and reports
I showings   at   the    McGillivray everything first-class in his dis-
A well-known prospector and Mountain mines   by   inclement' trict.
old-timer of Lillooet says that the I weather, but is nevertheless able j    "Lucky"   Johnson   and  Wm.
Bridge river prospector's summer I to make a report,  which will be Miller returned to town Sunday
is divided into three equal parts | in the hands of his principals in from a prospecting trip on Cad-
a few days. He will not state' wallader creek, where they found
for publication what this report some nice-looking ore, recording
will contain, but is willing to claims on their return to town,
say without equivocation that Both speak highly of Bridge river
this is the greatest true fissure: prospects and predict a big future
vein which he has ever seen in for the district.
America.   Asked as to the form-     Tony Viera paid a flying trip to
town Saturday  for supplies, re-
—one prospecting, one doing
assessment work, and one chasing
to town to record claims.
He goes on to say that the appointment of a J. P. in the Bridge
river district would much assist
the residents and prospectors of
that locality, one of the chief ad-1 ation of the walls of this fissure,
vantages being that the 140 mile j he said that from outward ap- turning Tuesday accompanied by
round trip to town would be | pearance they would be quartzite MrS- Viera. Tony is busy on his
avoided when claims have to be j and diorite, but that he was hav- rancn at 9 mile, and is also corn-
quit; work at the opening of the !rec°rded,a Journey which takes j ing a more expert examination pjiing weather records and water
season in July, and the following | up far too much of a short sum-1 made to determine this feature. level8 at the Bridge river falls
year marked the vigorous entry
into the industry of the Japanese.
They continued at work while the
white fishermen were on strike,
and the militia was finally called
out to preserve the peace at
Steveston. That was the summer
when flourished a doughty little
labor leader named Tom Rogers,
who led a kidnapping party and
marooned a party of Japanese out
on an island near Nanaimo. The
Japanese got off and reached
Vancouver while Rogers was telling of his exploits.
:mer. The property is owned princi- for the Bridge River Power Co.,
In a general  way, too, the ap- j pally by Chilliwack people.among Ltd.    From  the assiduity with
pointment would result in more; whom are Messrs. S. Cawley, M.  wnich this  company is pursuing
j wilderness being laid under tri-; p. p., Cruikshank and Williams.
! bute to man,   because of there ; There has been no attempt to in-
! being more time to devote to de- terest the general public in   a
large way in the mine, the principals preferring to develop their
industry as far as possible with
their own resources. -Sun.
At the opening of the season
the ruling price was 25 cents per
fish, and it is fair to say that this
was higher than that paid in
Puget Sound waters. But on'
j Saturday, when the big rush of
the season began to come, announcement was made that 15
cents would rule.   The fishermen
Jack Sebring Loses Two Fingers by
Accident at Sawmill.
By a  painful accident,  which
occurred on Wednesday morning-
its investigations, it is apparent
that it means business, and that
the tunnel through Mission mountain will become an established
fact. Tony reports a steady rise
of water this summer, the rise on
Friday last standing at 9.4 in.
Dan McLeod, foreman of the
government road gang, was in
town over the week end.
Othine for freckles. Ideal hair
brushes, Resinol salve and soap,
The strikers are also stated to j complained,   and  the  Japanese, at Duguid's sawmill, Jack Sebi ing.        ,   ,     . ,.      .
have tied up the "inside" end of stated that they would.comprom- lost  two fingers   of his   right prophylactic tooth brushes, Fora-
the industry, for the Indian and! S^JL^^t*!!!?1!!? ! hand-     Jack was °Peratin* the ST*.       I™ ,**"?£ ,R°T dt'
(managers  would  not   come up.       „     , ,        ..     n-rfHimt Theatre,   River's  toilet  waters.
Japanese women who do most of The result was that instead of a SITU" edger When  the accident • Nval'ssood
the packing for the  canneries white-winged fleet of 2000 boats; occurred.     He was  brought  to T'1'1'   '      "''"'   ''"^    '"'
have   also quit work.     This is going out on Sunday night when town and the injured  members
stated to have been particularly fhe starting gun was fired, hard- were amputated at the joints by
At the I [yL^i ^nllL86?"'    dthr d°Ct°rS Christie and Williams-
An   automobile   party   which
and  many  others,   just arrived
at Dr. Clabke's Drug Store.
serious in several cases     ai me | ft-few of the Greeks  braved the
Imperial it is reported that 20,000 threats of the other fishermen
fish were received from the Am
erican side early Sunday evening
The women put up 6000 of these,
but the cannery, on Monday,
was reported to have 14,000 still
on its hands. 	
and drifted   towards  the   gulf, passed through town Monday, en
They had great fishing during the route for Cariboo,  consisted of
night,   but   the   union   pickets Mr.   David    Spencer   and   the
caught them early in the morn- Misses Spencer of Victoria, and
ing, and they have not done much Messrs. J. H. and W. M. White,
fishing since. of Sardis.
George Hurley returned to his
home at Victoria last week, after
a vacation of a couple of weeks
J. T. Mellott was in town over
the week end from Anderson
Published to promote the Welfare
of the Lillooet District.
Managing Editor.
AUGUST 8, 1913.
Britain's Boycott.
An effort is being made in
some quarters in the United
States to work up a feeling
of indignation against Great
Britain because of the decision of the Asquith govern-.
ment not  to participate in
the  Panama-Pacific exposition at San Francisco.    It is
understandable   that   those
who are deeply interested in
the success of this exposition!
should give way to temper
and   should    attribute   the
British government's action
to motives which do not exist. The government of Great
Britain have stated specifically that their non-participa-1
lion in this exposition rests,
on commercial grounds; that;
they are dictated solely by!
the question of expense and!
the impossibility of get ting-
together a worthy collection
at a place so distant as San j
Francisco.    American critics |
however, are not disposed to
accept this explanation, and
are inclined to attribute the
British government's action
to resentment at the attempt j
of the American administra-
tion to repudiate the term of
the treaty in regard to the
use of the Panama canal.
Without doubt the British
government's representation |
of their action and the causes
which produce it, will be accepted by the world at large,
and even by the best element
of the American people, without hesitation.    But it must
be admitted that if the government of Great Britain are
moved by the motives attributed to them for declining
to participate in this exposition, they could not be blamed.    The course in regard to
the question of tolls on the
canal pursued by the American administration was clearly in contravention of the understanding arrived at by the
governments of both countries when the details of the
Panama project w ere arranged.    That  this is so is not
only   admitted   but emphatically asserted by the best
and most patriotic public men
of the  United States; it is
also proclaimed fearlessly by
the best newspapers of the
country; and without question every honest American
is anxious that his country
should  not be disgraced by
adherence to the attitude of
a past administration which
showed itself ready and willing to repudiate its sacred
contract. And, since the dispute has not been arranged,
it seems reasonable that the
British government, if it felt j
so inclined, should refrain
from taking part, officially,
in an event which is intended
to mark the completion of a
great project from the full
benefits of which its people
may be unjustly excluded.
That other nations should
take the same position in this
matter as Great Britain does
and probably for the same
reasons, which are not diplomatic reasons, may direct
the attention of the United
States to the fact that in
great enterprises such as are {
international in their character, it is essential that the
American people should be
careful to preserve their national honor and dignity.
Vancouver Sun.
Lillooet Mining.
A noticeable feature, pointing toward a general awakening of interest in the Lillooet district on the part of
outsiders, is the attention
which is being paid the district in the coast newspapers.
During the past few weeks
considerable space has been
devoted to news of the mining of the locality, and prospects and developments are
being closely watched.
All of which is another
straw which indicates the
flow of the tide.
P. & U
Lytton, B. C.
ii■■ ii    i nn      ■!    i ir ii     i -   -    "i  i mm  '-in        i   ■ in i
Prompt and Sure
J. S. PUDNEY.       I, LORING.
For a Licence to Store or Pen
Back Water.
NOTICE is hereby given that Henry
Murk of Lillooet, B. C, will apply for
a licence to store or pen back 80 acre-
feet of water per annum, of three small
springs flowing in a northerly direction
and emptying into the ground near
Cayoosh Indian Reserve No. 1. The
water will be stored in a reservoir of
30 acre-feet capacity, built or to be
built at or near the S. E. corner of P.R.
1954, and will be used for irrigation and
domestic purposes as authorized under
a notice of application for a licence to
take and use water, posted herewith,
on the land described as P. R 1954 jn
the Lillooet District, B. C.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 19th day of June, 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, 13. C.
July 24, 1913.
Land District, Lillooet
TAKE NOTICE that Joseph Zotique
Lajoie, of Vancouver, occupation miner
and promoter, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted at the
Western, three hundred feet East of
Post No. 1 of the Vancouver Mineral
claim at the North end of Lajoie, B. C.
Thence North-west 92 chains; thence
East 6t5 chains; thence South-west 92
chains; thence West 22 chains to the
point of commencement, and containing
four hundred acres, more or less.
Joseph Zotique Lajoie,
June 30, 1913.
Land Registry Act.
Re Lot 162, Group 1, Lillooet District
shall, at the expiration of one month
from the date of the first publication
hereof, issue a Certificate of Indefeasible Title in the name of -'Lillooet Farm
Lands Development Company, Ltd.,"
unless in the meantime valid object'on
is made to me in writing. The holder
of the following documents of the said
Lots, viz: Crown Grant Dated March
2, 1891, to Archibald McDonald; Deed
Dated November 28, 1891, Archibald
McDonald to the Lillooet Hydraulic
Mining Company (Limited Liability) is
required to deliver the same to me
Dated at the Land Registry Office,
Kamloops, B. C, this 30th day of May,
A. D. 1913.
June 20. District Registrar.
James T. Farmer.
Small   Holdings.
On the outskirts of Pittsburgh a novel experiment is
about to be tried. An experimental truck farm is to be
started where young and
even older city men may
learn agricultural science at
a minimum of expense to
enable them to either profitably utilize gardening spaces
in the city or to go to the
small farm districts beyond
the immediate suburbs there
to practice reducing living
expenses by cultivating small
tracts of ground. The experimental farm is to be established through co-operation of the city industrial
development commission, the
state department of agriculture and the governor of the
state.    Province.
Groceries, Hardware, Dry Goods
Men's Furnishings
Shoes, Crockery, Furniture, Linoleums,    Wfl    H9 fin ID ^
Saddlery,   Miners'  Supplies  and  Farm    -^ .
Implements,    NA-DRU-GO.   DRUGS.    EVGlTthill2 •
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.
Canadian Ensign to Soon Fly From |
Longest One-Piece Flagpole
the World.
Vancouver will soon have what
is believed to be the biggest cine-
piece flagpole in the world. The
big flagstaff is 205 feet in length
and was cut from a British Columbia fir tree. It will soon be
erected in front of the Provincial
The immense pole will be set
in ten feet of solid concrete, so
that it will tower 195 feet in the
air. A huge Union Jack, 36 feet
in length, will fly from the top
of the pole and will be on a level
with the top of Vancouver's high-
' est buildings.
Established 1836 Head Office Montreal.
Savings Department
Accounts opened for sums of $1 and upward.
Current Accounts
Issue cheques and have paid cheques
returned to you for receipts.
Made in ail parts of the world.
Travelers Cheques
Issued payable anywhere.
General Banking Business Conducted. \
Keport of the Mineralogist
Shows Big Returns.
Total Production in B. C. for 1912
Amounted to $32,444,800.
The annual report of the provincial mineralogist for British
Columbia for 1912 is to hand and
in volun e with the growth of
the mineral industry of the province, the report covering 349
pages, and including fifty-four
illustrations, mostly plates. The
most satisfactory feature of the
report is found in the figures of
file year's mineral production,
which amounted to $32,440,800,
the largest annual output of mineral wealth in the history of the
province, exceeding the preliminary estimate made by the provincial mineralogist in January
by nearly a million dollars. This
shows an increase on the previous
y2ir of ivther bttter than 33 1-3
per cent, and an inciease of close
on 25 per cent, on 1910, hitherto
the record year of mineral production of the province.
The production of placrr gold
for 1912 amounted to $555,500,
the largest output in this class of
mining since 1908. Of this sum
$180,000 is credited to Cariboo.an
output less than the average return from this division, but an
improvement over the previous
year. Quesnel is credited with
5|5O,00O, the best return for some
years. Only $8,000 for Omin-
cea, just about half the average
return for that section. Atlin
produced $290,000, the largest
return from that division since
1907. Revelstoke produced $5,-
500, the best return since 1908,
due to the striking of a new de-
p isit on French creek, in the Big
Bend of the Columbia. Lillooet
is credited with $5,000, same amount as for previous year. Returns from other sections were
nominal. To the end of 1912,
British Columbia had produced
placer gold to a total recorded
value of $72,294,603.
Lode gold is rapidly gaining on
the placer sold production, the
total lode gold to end of 1912 having amounted to $70,859,022,
while the annual production of the
lode gold is now about ten times
the placer production. The lode
gold for 1912 amounted to $5,322,-
•i42, a value exceeded only by
1910, when it amounted to $5,-
533,380. Of the gold production
Rossland is credited with $2,729,-
949, or rather better than half of
the total lode gold yield of the
province for the year, while
Boundary comes next with $2,-
167,229. The Rossland return is
the best since 1908, when it amounted to$2,941,030. The Boundary return is the best with the
exception of 1910, when it amounted to $2,176,427.
The leading producer of free
milling gold is the Nickle Plate
mine at Medley, in the Similka-
meen, but the returns are included in those of the Boundary, a
method of tabulation against
which Similkameen has vigorously protested for some years, as
the free milling production is
thus included with that of the
smelting ores of the Boundary.
From the returns of the Hedley
Gold Mines, Ltd., we know that
company produced last year gold
to the amount of $748,133.14; and
the mine produced to the end of
j 1912 gold to the tct.il value of
! $4,177,947.
Nelson was the next best gold
producing district for the past
year,   with a return of $361,994,
| mainly derived  from the Queen
and Mother Lode mines on Sheep
creek.   The gold yield of the district shows a serious falling off,
being only  about  half the production of 1910, when it amounted to $761,359.     This falling off
is mainly due to the fact that the
Nugget    and    Kootenay    Belle
mines have been shut down since
that year, and the Second Relief
was only d  spasmodic producer.
I Slocan   has   done    better   than
! usual in lode gold, having increas-
Ied to $4092, or about double the
1910 record.
The silver production for 1912
was the largest since  1905, and
amounted to  3,132,108   ounces,
! valued at $1,810,045,  as against
11,892,364 ounces, valued at $958,-
1293 for the previous year, an increase of close on  100 per cent,
for the year.
Boots & Shoes.
Shoe Repairing
Agents for House of Hobberlin \
Ice Cream
Summer Delicacies.
Cool and Pleasant Accommodation |
Fruit in all variety.
Water Notice.
For a Licence to Take and Use Water.
NOTICE is hereby given that I, Robt.
Thomas Graham,   of  Green  Lake, will
apply for a licence to take and use one
(i) cubic foot,  of  water out of 83-Mile
I Creek, which flows in a southerly direc-
j tion through Lot 728 and  empties  into
| Green Lake at Lot 728.    The water will
; be diverted about 1 J-2 miles up stream
I from mouth, and will be used  for  irri-
I gation purposes on the land described as
j Lot 728.
This notice was posted on the ground
I on the 25th day of July, 1913. The appli
cation 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
i of   Water   Rights,  Parliament  Build-
1 ings, Victoria, B. C.
Aug. 1.
Water Notice.
High-class range of
(Form F.)
Certificate   of    Improvements
Notice of Application.
"Union   Jack   Fraction," "Corasand,"
"Great  Fox,"   "Emmadale"
Mineral Claims.
Situate in the Lillooet Mining Division
of Lillooet District. Where located,
Cadwallader Creek. Lawful owners
Andrew Ferguson and Adolphus
Williams. Number of holders' Free
Miner's Certificates No. 71740B,
and No. 78015B.
/",U^.«^l«4-«r>.     nn~A*r        TAKE NOTICE that Andrew Fergu-
V^nOCOlaieS,   l^dlluy ,   son and Adolphus Williams, both of the
NOTICE is hereby given that Owen
R. Evans, of Moha, Lillooet District,
B. C, will apply for a licence to take
and use one cubic foot of water out of
Four-mile creek, which flows in a westerly direction through Crown land and
P. R. 1080. and empties into North Fork
; of Bridge river, near P. R. 1680. The
' water will be diverted at about one
mile from mouth, and will be used for
irrigation purposes on the land described as P.  R. 1680.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 17th day of July, 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.
By Samuel Gibbs, Agent.
July -25.	
For Sale.
Seated Mountain Democrat Spring
Wagon, with good strong brake, guaranteed to carry fifteen hundred pounds,
price One Hundred and Fifty Dollars.
Also, one new JO oz. duck tent, 18x24,
with five-foot walls, price Fifty Dollars.
Half-Way House, Lytton Road.
Cigars and Tobacco.
Mrs. Nellie Dupras, - - Proprietor.
City of Vancouver, in the Province of
British Columbia, Free Miner's Certificate Nos. 71740B and 78015B, intend at
the end of sixty days from the date
hereof, to apply tothe.Mining Recorder
' for Certificates of Improvements for
the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants
of the above claims.
that action, under Section 85, must be
commenced before the issue of such
Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 6th day of June, A. D.
1913. ;
Summer Goods
Dry Goods,
Camp Supplies,
Fancy Goods,
Lillooet, B. C.
Water Notice
NOTICE is hereby given that Henry
Murk, of Lillooet, B. C, horticulturist,
will apply for a licence to use 30 acre-
feet per annum of water out of three
small springs which flows in a northerly
direction through P. R. 1954 and sink
into the ground near Cayoosh Indian
Reserve No. 1. The water will be diverted at its source, P. R. 1954, and
will be used for irrigation and domestic
purposes on the land described as P. R.
1954, Lillooet District, B. C.
This notice was posted on the ground
; on   the    19th  day  of July, 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.
July 24. Applicant.
Have you anything to sell?
Do you desire to purchase?
For Sale or Wanted advertisements one dollar per month. Legal
Notices $7.50 for required series
of insertions.
Wing On Wo ii 'orms the public
that his new laundry is now open
for business. He has secured the
HIGH-CLASS MEALS services of some expert, laundry-
men, and is now able to turn out
REASONABLE good work.     Repairs to laundry
' done free.     Charges reasonable.
CHARLIE   CHOW,   Proprietor.
For prompt and efficient
freight service see Charles
McCaffery, Lillooet, B. C.
On Main street, bunch of keys,
with Hunt cigar store, Spokane,
label attached. Can be had at
Ppospector office by paying cost
of advertising.
Delivered    When    Promised
and Correct When Delivered
The Prospector,
Lillooet, B. C.
Lillooet to Lytton
Experienced Driver.
Reasonable Charges.
J.M. Mackinnon, BROKER, Vancouver, B.C
Suite 5 Williams Bldg.
413 Granville St.
Lillooet Ranches and Fruit Lands a Specialty.    Correspondence Solicited.
Timber Lands,  Ranch Lands.
Coast Lands and Real Estate.
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.
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Survey and Forecast of Lillooet Mining Resources.
The following comprehensive
survey of the mining resources
of Lillooet, from the pen of Mr.
E. A. Haggen, editor of the Mining and Engineering Record, appeared recently in the Vancouver
Lillooet district is coming to the
front, and development of the
mineral resources of that section
will receive encouragement from
the fact that it is being opened
up by the P. G. E. railway. Four
properties are being actively developed. One is producing gold
bricks from some of the richest
ore yet milled in the province.
Another is at present the subject of negotiations by which
eastern capital may become interested.
The Coronation mine, formerly
known as the Ben d'Or, was acquired two and a half years ago
by Victoria capitalists, headed by
Hon. James Dunsmuir. Development work was started in the
spring of 1911 under Chas. Copp
as superintendent, and has been
pushed steadily ever since. The
property consisted of five claims,
and a lease and bond was taken
on it by A. F. Noel from the former owners, the Ben d'Or Mining Co., Ltd. Mr. Noel did considerable development work, and
in turn disposed of his interest to
the Coronation Mines, Ltd., at a
price stated to have been $50,000.
The location is on the east bank
of Cadwallader creek. There are
two parallel veins with east and
west strike, and they are regular
both in strike and dip. The mass
of the veins is low grade, running
about $4 to $5 a ton in gold, but
shoots of rich ore form in these
veins. The mineralized zone in
which these veins occur is about
eight and one-half miles long by
half a mile in width. The characteristic rock of this zone is dior-
ite, and it is bounded by serpentine on one side and slate on the
other. The diorite is crossed by
andesite dykes, which are doubtless the sourer of the gold. The
diorite becomes highly pyritifer-
ous in the \icinity of the veins,
and is itself auriferous, samples
giving values of $5.25 per ton, so
that the diorite is probably an
i nportant factor in the enrichment of the ore shoots. The property has been developed for a
depth of 400 feet. Tunnels Nos.
3 and 4 are crosscuts to the particular vein on which the development work has been done. No. 3
is 270 feet from portal to vein,
and No. 4 is 563 feet. The vein
hi all tunnels runs to a width of
four feet, but averages about 22
inches. There is a ten-stamp nr'll
c insisting of two five-stamp bat-
tiries, made by the Hamilton
Manufacturing Company. The
mil is on the flat on Cadwallader
creek, and is connected with the
mine by tram. The stamps are
!s50 pounds. The mill started
crushing in June, and is reported
to have averaged a clean-up of
about $1000 per day. Samples of
ore broken down in development
work gave values of $30 or $35
per ton. The mill is operated by
a turbine driven under a head of
00 feet.     The company has also
acquired the Countless and Exchange Fraction from W. Manson
and partners of Lillooet. The
Coronation was a producer under
the old company, and on the
Countless gold was formerly extracted by an arrastra. The production of the Coronation group
prior to its acquisition by the
Coronation Mines, Ltd., was
about $100,000.
The Blackbird property adjoins
the Lome and was taken over
last year by a Victoria syndicate
organized by Chas. Copp, supt.
of the Coronation mine. Development work has proved up a shoot
of rich ore. From their strike
there should be four veins on this
The Lome was taken over in
1910 by a syndicate headed by
Wm. Sloan of Nanaimo, and the
property is known as the Lome
Amalgamated Mining Company.
At present the property is shut
down, and the proprietary are
stated to be awaiting the results
of milling operations on the Coronation before resuming work.
The Lome was at one time under
option to the Mines Exploration
Company, an English company
for whom Leslie Hill was manager, and he took in a five-stamp
mill. The Lome Amalgamated
Syndicate put the mill in operation in 1910 and ran it for 78
days, milling 315 tons, and cleaning up $4471.87, or a little better
than $14 per ton. An arastra
operated by former owners of the
Lome cleaned up gold to the
value of about $36,000. So excellent was the work of this old
arastra that samples of the tailings taken by the provincial mineralogist on his visit there in 1910
gave only a trace of gold. The
arastra handled from a ton and a
half to two tons a day. Development work on the Lome group
consists of two tunnels on the
Woodchuck and a tunnel with
several open cuts on the Lome.
The tunnels on the Woodchuck
are on different veins—one a
brecciated vein 6 feet to 7 feet
wide, with from 10 to 55 inches
of quartz and the other having a
width of 8 inches to 24 inches.
The former tunnel is a crosscut
for 120 feet on the vein. The
latter tunnel is a crosscut for 120
feet, and drifts from it were run
on the vein 80 feet. The tunnel
on the Lorne is an adit 250 feet
long, and the vein is from 12
inches to 24 inches wide. There
are five veins on the group, six
claims in the group, and the title
is crown grant. The mill was
built by the Union Iron Works of
San Francisco, and the stamps
weigh 750 each.
The Pioneer adjoins the Coronation on the southwest, and is
being developed by Adolphus
Williams of Vancouver and partners, who, it is stated on good
authority, have refused an offer
of $125,000 for the property.
There are two veins on the property. The original owner, F. H.
Kinder, earned a comfortable liv-
in from this property for years
by extracting the gold in a homemade arastra capable of treating
about 500 pounds of ore a day.
Both veins are developed by a
cross-cut tunnel. No. 1 vein is
18 inches wide and No. 2 is about
two and a half feet wide. Fifteen
men are at present employed, and
it is proposed to put in a mill.
The Wayside mine is owned by
Cincinnati people  and is under
development by a force of about!
six men.   It is on the north side
of Bridge   river.   Development:
work consists of three tunnels.
The vein in No. 2 tunnel is about
12  inches   wide  and irregular,
pinching  down to zero  at one |
point,  and again splitting into
The Forty Thieves group lies
northeast of the Lorne, but is
idle at present. There are two
veins on the property.
The Anderson Mining & Milling
Co., Ltd., own a property on Mc-
Gillivray creek on which consider-
able development work has been
done, and which is equipped with I
a mill.    H. M. Babb of Lillooet,!
and partners, crushed 300 tons of j
ore from this property while hold- j
ing it under a lease and bond, j
Two tunnels have been run. One
is 150 feet long and follows a vein
from 6 feet to 8 feet wide. No. 2!
tunnel has been driven 500 feet
and the vein petered out.   The
mine is connected with the mill
by a tramway 750 feet long. The
mill consists of ten stamps and
was built by the Hamilton Manufacturing Company.   Power was
derived  from   a  Pel ton  wheel
driven under a head of 300 feet.
The Spokane group is owned
by Dr. Christie and partners, of
Lillooet, and is located on Hol-
brook Gulch. Development work
exposes a vein 2 1-2 feet wide,
carrying from $7 to $8 in gold, a
little silver, and from 2 to 3 per
cent, copper.
The Summit group, owned by j
W. W. Jones and partners, is
located on Bridge river, carrying
gold, silver, lead and zinc. Assays
shows values of from $7 to $10 in
gold, 2 to 4 ounces silver, and 10
to 15 per cent. lead.
There is every promise of the
Lillooet mining division becoming
one of the most important gold-
producing sections of the prov-
ince. Not only so, but there are
several copper deposits that merit
attention, and though no atten-
tion has yet been given to it,
there is on Bridge river, below
Cadwallader creek, a formation !
which will almost certainly prove
a producer of silver. Antimony
and iron ores are also reported, i
It is probably as a gold camp
that the district is most deserving
of attention. There is a consider-
able area of Tertiary eruptives,
such as produce gold at British
Columbia's most important gold
camp, namely Hedley, in the
Similkameen. These tertiary
eruptives are the accompaniment
of the best gold camps of Colorado and other noted gold pro-
ducers. There is ample field forl
the prospector. Prospecting has
here its difficulties. The country
is covered for a great part with
powdered pumice stone and in
places probably with lava. The \
result is the formation and its
accompanying mineral veins are
buried up. It is thus difficult to
locate and trace each vein. This
is one reason why development in
the camp has been so backward. |
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Lillooet Representative
Pioneer Watchmaker
and Jeweler
318 Cambie St.      Vancouver, B.C.
Orders by Mail Attended to.
Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty
Headquarters for Mining Men
Free Bus Meets All
Boats and Trains
Commercial Hotel
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Corner Hastings and
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American and European Plan
Livery and
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Horses and Rigs for- Hire
Light and Heavy Draying
Express Delivery.
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If you need anything in
the Printing line give this
office a call. THE   PROSPECTOR
NVhole^sale and Retail Produce !
Country Produce Bought and Sold.   Bring your Eggs and Chickens to me,
W. L. CHERRY, Adjoining Peters' Restaurant, Lillooet, B. C.
With Death of John Malcolm Another
Old-Timer Passes Great Divide.
W. E. Newcombe arrived Sunday from North Vancouver.
J. McGann forsook the charms
of his ranch on Texas creek this
week for a few days in town.
R. A. Dungan, of Revelstoke,
was registered at the Victoria on
Mr. and Mrs. J. Haddock and
son were in from Ashcroft last
D. Donnelly was in town this
Jack Brown has left for Bridge
river to do assessment work on a
By the death at the Royal Cariboo Hospital on the evening of
the 14th ult., of John Malcolm,
another of the old-timers of the
Cariboo has passed the Great
Divide. Deceased was 75 years
old and a resident of Keithly
creek, and the List, but one, of
the party which traveled overland
from Eastern Canada to the scene
of the gold excitement on Williams creek, which made the
Cariboo district a household word
from ocean to ocean.
He was a native of Scotland,
,     , and for the last fifty-two years
couple of^ claims which he has ^ been engaged fa mining in
the Quesnelle and Keithley creek
near the Coronation group.
Mr. and Mrs. Murk were in
town Wednesday, from their preemption overlooking the Fraser,
where they are fixing up a beautiful hillside home.
The International Restaurant
has removed from the Hurley
block to the store adjoining W.
J. Abercrombie's butcher shop,
where business is now being conducted.
C. H. Jones visited town from
districts, at which latter place he
has made his home for years.
During the last six months his
health has been failing him, and
the previous week to his death,
on the advice of his friends, two
of whom accompanied him, he
came over to the hospital via the
Keithley creek trail, wi.h the
hope that with proper medical I
treatment he would regain his
lost health.    But such was not to
Pemberton Meadows during the j be the case, for within four days
week and was registered at the: 0f his arrival at the hospital he
I passed away, death being due to
heart troubles.
W. C. Gladwin spent a few
days on the coast, returning to
Lillooet Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. C, G. Owen and
daughter, Ruth, took I trip into    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
town   Wednesday,    from   their I
ranch above the Fountain. I    In spite of the attempts of the
Peter John was accommodated | ?: W- *; to contl,nue the str,ke of
Fishermen's Strike on the Fraser
Broken, and Men Return to Work.
with 30 days' board and lodging
the  salmon  fishermen, the men
in wiB ""« tne   0iYered   15   cents per fish,
too drunk. Some of the canneries are paying
Dr. H. G. Gillis, of Vancouver,. ^ cents The rf m
was registered at the Excelsior | ^ fish &nd ha]f
on Wednesday.
E. Abercrombie, cousin of W.
W. J. Abercrombie, is clerking at
Phair's department store.
A. Brett left town Wednesday
for a short trip to the McGillivray
Mountain mine,
is teeming
^^^^^^^^^^^ an hour's
lowering of the nets is said in
some cases to suffice to fill them.
The Burrard Cannery last night
was reported to have received
15,000 salmon from traps across
the boundary, and the Imperial
got 10,000  from  up the Fraser
Constable Baker returned from; and 20,000 from the American
Westminster on Tuesday,  after
delivering an insane man to the
1 side.
proper authorities.
Arthur Morrison and F. Clide,
who recently left for the purpose
Wedding Bells.
The marriage was celebrated on
of journeying to the new Juneau Wednesday evening, at the Eng-
strike, returned to Lillooet Wed-j Hsh QYiMXcYi,  of   Florence   May
nesday,  deciding that, after all,
the old town was the best.
"Take out my ad. for a lost
ring. It resulted in the return
of my property immediately after
the first insertion," said A. P.
Hughes to The Prospector this
week. All of which points to the
value of advertising.
Manson, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. W. G. C. Manson, to Howard
Reed. Rev. Mr. Griffith officiated, and there was present a large
gathering of friends. After the
ceremony the couple left for a
honeymoon trip to the coast
cities. On their return they will
reside in Lillooet.
At Ashcroft J. G. Walker has
severed his connections with the
Grand Central Hotel and will join
the ranks of the "back to the
soil" r.gitators.
Teachers for the coming year
at the Ashcroft school will be:
Mr. Hugh McDonald, principal;
Miss Edna P. Fullerton, first assistant; Miss Eldred G. Stein,
second assistant. Mr. McDonald
is well known in Ashcroft, having
been teacher there some years
One day last week a man was
found on the C. P. R. track near
the Ashcroft cemetery frightfully
mangled. He was a stranger,
and it was surmised that he had
fallen asleep on the track while
under the influence of liquor.
Mrs. R. Morgan and son were
at Dog Creek the greater part of
last week visiting at the home of
Mrs. Jos. Place.
Garnet Ulrich, of Clinton, had
the misfortune to get his leg
broken a few days ago while
wrestling with some champion
who blew into that town.
H. G. Coldwell and wife left a
few days ago for the Mountain
House beyond Clinton, where
they will remain permanently.
Mr. Coldwell has been employed
on the hospital since the first sills
were laid, and he is going north
to locate on a farm which he has
lately taken up.
Telephone Construction.
Camps have been established
on Cayoosh creek for the accommodation of a gang which is
stringing the 'phone wire from
Lillooet to Lytton. Work on the
line is now well under way, reports supt. Macfarlane, and an
early completion is looked for.
As before stated, every effort is
being made to locate the line in
such a way as will be most beneficial to ranchers scattered
throughout the valley.
Slashing for the pole line is
complete as far as Jones' ranch,
and the work of stringing the
wire commences today. Mr. Macfarlane expects to be well beyond
the Big Slide by the middle of
next week. Sixteen men comprise the gang.
Bell & White Property on Eldorado
Creek Under Negotiation of Sale.
Another important sale of Bridge
river mining property which is
reported to be under negotiation,
is that of the claims of Geo. Bell
and Grant White, which are situated on Eldorado creek. Of three
interests which are endeavoring
to secure the properties, one has
secured a sixty day option, and
will shortly send in an expert to
examine and report on the claims.
Excellent showings have been
secured on the work already
done by Bell & White, and every
indication of a good mine is forthcoming. The ledge is believed to
be the apex, or point of intersection of the leads from the Coronation, Countless, Blackbird, Pioneer and Lome properties. The
ore carries similar values as that
from those mines.
Gold Medals to be Presented to
Indian Chiefs.
At a meeting of the Indian
chiefs who were concerned in the
arrest of Spintlum and Moses
Paul, which is to take place at
the Bonaparte reserve, on Hat
creek, Aug. 12, gold medals will
be presented by a representative
of the provincial government.
These medals, it will be remembered, were offered by Attorney-
General Bowser in lieu of the
cash reward for the apprehension
of the murderers, which the Indians refused to accept. Among
the Indians who will be recipients
of the decoration are J. Retasket,
Major Churchill, High Bar Joe,
Tom Adolph, and James.
Paid-up r.ipltal.Rrsi-rvr Fund CO 9mfti Aftft
and Undivided Prollls (Over) W|»I»»WVW
Total Assets (Over)    $89,000*000
Came to the premises of the
undersigned, on July 24, 1913, a
gray horse, no brand, shoed all
round. • Will hold said animal
until expenses are paid.
Major Churchill,
Aug. 4. High Bar, B. C.
Money Promptly
as soon as you receive it is much
more likely to be saved than if
you keep it around in the house or
your pocket. It cannot he 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 Hank, bearing
interest, and receive a Passbook.
Why put it off?
A. P.. HUGHES, -        MANAGER.
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