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 THE
PROSPECTOR.
Vol. i. No. ii.
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LILLOOET, B. C. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1898.
$2.00 a year.
THE
CACHE CLEANUP STOLEN.
The excitement in town last Sunday
afte>n*cm ran high   for  a   little while.
The cause being of Mr. Kaye hurriedly
riding into town, and after close consultation witli the authorities for a short
time  left  again  for the Golden Cache
mine with Constable Burns and Mr. C.
Phair, government agent.   Before long
it was known that the amalgam from
the stamp mill had disappeared and that
[?the robbery had  taken place between 4
o'clock   Friday afternoon   and   Sunday
morning.   The amalgam was in an ordinary amalgam safe in the mill and was
locked   with   two   ordinary   padlocks.
There was   thirty-three pounds in the
safe when last seen by Superintendent
[Rives    which    was valued   at   $2,000,
'and on Sunday morning it was discovered that the safe had been tapped and all
of the amalgam taken.     The   padlocks
[were both broken off and after removing
the swag one of the locks was put back
in position.   When   Colonel Rives, the
^superintendent, left the mine for town
.last Friday afternoon everything was all
right and taking advantage of his absence
broke the locks and secured the swag.
Constable  Burns  after investigation
arrested and brought to town Wednesday evening, a man named Mason who
has been employed around the mill for
some time past.   Detective R. B. Lister
of New Westminster is working on the
.case with Constable Burns, and before
l long it is probable that something will
through to light.     The  amalgam stolen
'Was no doubt hid some where near the
mill and close search his been made in
[the mill and around the premises, but
without success.
Tne plates had   not  been cleaned up
land it is estimated that a few thousand
-dollars will be  cleaned   up from these.
[The  amalgam   stolen   had been taken
from the plates from time to time, and
; rolled into balls and placed in the safe.
The managers did not anticipate a very
large cleanup  for  this run of the mill,
J and it was figured that it would be about
i'f the same as the last one in the neighborhood of $5,000.
This cleanup of the Golden Cache was
being anxiously watched for all over the
province, and it was hoped that it would
I Jae satisfactory and to give the outside
world more confidence. The company
have spent $50,000 in equipping the
mine and mill with all the modern machinery which shows that they have the
utmost confidence in the mine. The
Golden Cache is not a high grade property and with the low cost of working
the mine it will most likely redeem it-
I, eelfiflfld, satisfy; those interested.
A  large number of. men  have been
laid off lately and the mill will be closed
this point and do woik in such a manner that it will greatiy reduce the cost
of developing and will have a large quantity of ore ready for the mill when she
starts up again. By the present intentions everything will be in good snape
to run at a very reduced cost to the company. About ten men will be kept at
work during the winter.
The preliminary hearing for Mason
was to have been held this afternoon but
up to the time of going to preHS nothing
had been done. The evidence against
him is very vague.
McQILLIVRAY   CREEK   DEAL.
Stole A Horse.
A little difference of opinion prevailed
this week on the ownership of a cayuse.
It seems that Charley Arrowhead
appropriated a horse and saddle the property of Lame Johnny and on coming
to town disposed of them to Ho Sang for
the sum oi $15. Shortly after the owne-
of the horse appeared on the scene and
demanded the horse which was refused
him. At the instigation of his legal advisor he went and took the horse. H/
Song had Charley arrested for stealing
The case came up this morning before
C. Phair, stipendiary magistrate who
sent the accused up for trial.
■>*
The Prohibition Question.
Editor Prospector,—We are on the eve of a
very important election and it is our duty to
carefully look before we leap. To begin With
it is our duty to remember that laws are for the
greatest good of the greatest number. Granting
everything that can be said as to the bad effects
of liquor itself, every logician will admit that
if it can be proved that in a]single instance or
class of instances the effect of liquor is satutary,
that it cures as well as kills (as tor example, in
a case of partial drowning or rattlesnake bite,)
then to prevent its sale is not only illogical but
oppressive. Like most admirable servants,
liquor is apt to be a bad master if allowed the
upper hand or permitted to get into politics.
But there are many persons, not habitual
drunkards themselves, who actually believe
that malarious and impure water is a circulator of disease, but can be disharmed and rendered safe by the dilution with whisky.
The boards of health of cities in their printed
directions to the public for prevention of cholera, advise that the water given to infants and
very young children in the heated season be
diluted with a few drops of whisky. It requires
a strong stomach and a tranquil nervous system
to absorb ice water, and dyspeptics and excitable persons are not always deserving of death
at the hands of the state. Prohibition in theory
is beautiful. Many states have tried it and
have found that men cannot be controlled as to
their personal appetites and passions from
without. Self-control can alone be relied on in
such cases. All human beings of both sexes
feel the need of and at times indulge in stimulants of some kind when they can get them—
whisky, wine, beer, tea, coffee, tobacco, absinthe, choral, opium, quinine, &c, &c. Nearly
all these are harmless used in moderation.
Most of them are beneficial under certain conditions. None are absolute curses except when
abused. Let us deal with men as they are and
try to restrain them in the abuse of alcoholic
The group of claims on McGillivray
creek owned hv the Brett Brothers and
John Marshall were bonded last Friday
evening to Mr. H. B. Skinner of Vancouver. The bond runs for eighteen
months and the amount is $50,000, no
cash payment is made, but Mr. Skinner
makes a deposit in the bank for the
work to be done on the property. A
hundred foot tunnel will be started at
once and whim finished a payment will
be made and w*.<rk continued. TheBretts
vvill do the work on the property and are
making the necessary arrangements for
working this winter.
This group of claims with the little
voik already done has one of the finest
stiowings in the country. Eveiy person
who has seen it claims it is true a fissu e
vein and the ledge lying beautiful along
the group of claims. The water power
is sufficient for all the machinery necessary to run a large mine. The property
can be reached from Lillooet in one day
and it will be an easy matter to take in
machinery as it will be a water rout all
the way. The claims are two miles up
McG:llivray Creek from AnderEon Lake
and at present a fairly good trail leads
right past the claims. There is an excellent mill site and everything tends to
assist the owner in having a bonanza in
their group. Around the group quite a
number of claims have been staked all
of which have good indications. Prospectors Lave been looking around McGillivray Creek for some tine trying to
find the big ledge which the Bretts dis-
couvered and for years quite a bit of
money has been taken out placer mining. McGillivray Creek is all right and
will have a good mine working shorily.
. drinks—not attempt the impossible by endeav-
down and it is not likely that it will be \ orlng t0 prevent their using liquors ftt alli
started up again before the fcpring.   The | j. s. bell.
machine drills will be kept at work and j  ~"
the whole  work  centered on the new j    Jack and Dave Arthur are working up
tunnel about 240 feet below the present I Oayoosh Creek doing assessment   work
working?.   It is the intention to work at! on some claims for Vancouver parties,
order to make a grub stake for next season on Tyauchton creek.
Reports from the South Fork are very
encouraging. F. Rick ward and his partner have stru k a rich piece o> ground
and are working it for all they are worth.
They have already taken out some very
fine spec men- of gold.
Aron White is doing some assessment
work on claims located last year on
Tyauchton creek.
If the governments wants revenue it
would be advisable to co: struct a wagon
road into the Bridge Kiver district.
The w;«ter wheel at the Lo neis about
in shape and it was expected thnt thev
would start the arrastra about the end
of this week.
The arrastra at the Pioneer is working
first-rate and the clean-up will be in a
few days before the end of the month-
BRIDQE   RIVER.
The inhabitants of Bridge river were
startled the other day by the appearance
of our worthy citizen L. Jones making
his way to Sucker creek to act as chef
of the culinary department at the Sucker
Creek Hotel.
J.J. Patterson, D. McLeod and C. M.
Glenn have been up Tyauchton on a
deer hunt.
Messrs. Patterson, McLeod and McDonald are turning the course of South
Fork near the canyon and expect to
make a good cleanup this fall. Considerable gold was taken out a short distance further up the river a few years
ago by D. McLeod and Williams.
M. P. Stewart  and W,   French  have
been  up  Tyauchton to open up some
property in which Mr. Stewart is interested with some Ashcroft parties.     The
work done on the ledges shows up fine,
and report says the ledge is well defined
; and 30 feet wide and can be traced for
j three miles.     The ledge  contains gold
j and silver.
Quite a number of prospectors are
j leaving here for the North Fork Bridge
'■ River to  engage  in  placer m'
LILLOOET   HININQ   DISTRICT.
List of claims, transfers and assessment work recorded in the Lillooet mining district from the 15th to 22nd of September.
RECORDS.
r,
Windsor—R. T. Banner, North Fork Bridge r.
Union—C. Noel, North Fork Bridge river
Deer Trail—J. EL Shafer, N. F. Bridge river.
Jewel—T. Racette, N. F. Bridge river.
Big Horn—A. Sweeney, N. F. Bridge river.
Forest City—G. Doherty, McGillivray creek.
Gold Bug—J. P. Simpson, McGillivray creek.
Ruth—A. L. Clements, Tyauchton.
Lake View—M. P. Stewart, Tyauchton.
Annie May—C. B. Deans, Tyauchton.
ASSESSMENTS
Poodle Dog—J. A. Murray, Cadwallader.
Little Prince—VV. J. Gleneross, Cadwallader.
Etta—M. P. Stewart, Cadwallader.
TRANSFERS.
Brett Bros, to John Marshall, one-quarter interest in the Brett group of claims, situated on
McGillivray creek.
Sudden Death of Violet Hodge.
The death of the youngest child, Violet,
of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hodge took place
last Saturday morning. The child was
quite well heretofore and was gay and
playful as ever the evening before, about
eleven o'clock taking ill with convulsions
and remained very sick till next morning about nine o'clock when death gave
relief to the little ones sufferings. Liltle
Violet was a general favorite with all
who knew her and was the pride of the
household, the news of her very sudden
death being a great shock to the friends
of the family. She was just over 2 years
old. The funeral took place Sunday
afternoon from the family residence,
quite a number following the remains to
their resting place. During the short
sickness the family received every care
from the kind folks of Lillooet who did
everything to relieve the pain and console the sorrowing parents.
Mrs Charles Haddock left fot Ashcroft
this morning with Arthur Haddock,
after a few months visit with her mother. V '-
2.
THE PROSPECTOR, LILLOOET. B. C, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1898,
THE PROSPECTOR.
Published every Friday.
'SUBSCRIPTION      ....
Payable in advance.
$2.00
Advertising Rates: Casual advertisements
10 cunts per line for the first insertion, and f>
i-.cn ts ncr line for each subsequent insertion.
The number of lines reckoned by the space occupied, 12 lines to the inch. Rates for commercial advertisements can be had by applying at
this office.
PIC. A. FRASER,
Publisher.
LILLOOET, B.C.FRIDAY,SEPTEMBER 23,1898.
The post office department has not
teen fit to alleviate the inconvenience of
the people in the Bridge river district by
giving them a mail service. Several
promises have been made in response to
the petitions forwarded. To appreciate
being without mail itwouM be necessary
to live in a district similar to Bridge
river and only receive mail when any
charitable person is inclined to burden
themselves with extra weight. Business
of importance is often delayed several
wefeks and if anything very important is
on it necessitates making a special trip.
Many are the anxious enquiries as regards the mail for Bridge River, and all
the information possible to give is that
it has been promised and will be granted
shortly. This is great satisfaction and
gives considerable relief. It is only justice that the people of this section
Fhoukl receive some consideration from
the postal authorities. Things have
come to such a state that the people have
made arrangements to get mail in once
in awhile, and a party left the first of
the week loaded with mail matter. A
tmall charge will bt made and if there
is enough funds in sight that will pay
for the trouble, regular trips will be
made, probably three times a month.
The prospectors and miners receiving
mail will pay any reasonable charge for
the mail brought in, being only glad to
receive news. It is hoped that as the
government has failed to do anything,
some satisfactory arrangement can be
brought about with the people directly
inteiested and some person to carry the
mail.
The burial ground for Lillooet is in a
very delapitated etate and is a disgrace
to the people to allow it to remain in its
present condition.     Some effort should
be made to put it in better condition as
eoou as possible as few would like to look
upon and wish it afe their final resting
place.   The Ohinese graveyard occupies
quite a piece of ground and is fenced in
taking in part of the cemetery ground.
The government when interviewed some
time ago in regards to this matter, offered a piece of ground at the pres* nt
site, and a local surveyor offered to survey the plot free.   A meeting was held
but no action was taken and the matter
was let drop.     If this is taken up in the
right shape every person ^n town would
willingly donate towards it and with a few
dollars   judiciously   spent   the  ground
could be put in decent shape.   Let this
question be taken up again and see if
some arrangements can not be made.
thing. Something must be done shortly
to get the rich mineral claims in the
Bridge Kiver at work. The way to do it
is to build a wagon road and give some
opportunity to ship machinery. With a
road through this section it would not
be necessary to expect things to be quiet
this winter.
We find in the Methodist Young People's Paper Onward the following eminently true expression about the Canadian press. We agree with Onward in
saying that the press of Canada, taken
for all in all, is as high-toned as that of
any country in the world. Our readers
will have no difficulty in recognizing the
Montreal Witne°s as the paper specially
referred to.
"Nowhere, we think is there a press
of higher moral tone than that of our beloved country. It possesses, we think,
the unique distinction of having a leading journal in its largest city which for
over fifty years has been amoral crusader,
a champion of reform. In all that time
it has not published one liquor, or tobacco, or theatrical advertisement. At
the sacrifice of much money it has stood
ture to its high principle, and stands
foursquare, a tower of strength, againBt,
all the winds that blow."
Robert. Lombart, the government
roadman, has recently repaired a few of
the bridges along the Lillooet road from
Pavilion. The road at Blue Lake has
been repaired and there is no danger
anticipated of slides.
1898 Provincial Exhibition 1898
Under direction of the
ROYAL AGRICULTURAL
& INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY
of British Columbia.
OCTOBER 5 to 13,
(inclusive )
AT NEW WESTMINSTER
IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE
CITIZENS' GRAND
YEARLY CELEBRATION.
$18,000—IN PRIZES—$18,000
The pveminm list is the largest ever offered
west of Toronto.
Pyro-Spectacular Bombardment of Santiago de
Cuba and Blowing up of the " Maine,"
Followed by an up-to-date Fireworks display,
which has been specially secured for FOUR
NIGHTS at an enormous expense.
Lacrosse and Baseball Matches, Bicycle Meet,
Horse Races, Aquatic, Sailor, and Caledonian Sports, Promenade-Concerts.
Pioneer
Hotel
LILLOOET, B. C.
Charles Noel, Proprietor.
* * * * * * *
First Class Hotel in every respect.     Accommodation]
for Eighty Guests.    Large Annex comfortably furnished.     Commercial travelers and others
receive every attention by staying at the
Pioneer Hotel.   Large sample room.
* * .* * * * *
WELL   STOCKED   BAR.
^
EXCELLENT   CUISINE.
Headcititirtera for the B. C. Express Stages.
Leland House,
Corner of Hastings and Granville Streets.        VANCOUVER   B   (*l
■wim:. H^nyciLTOisr, :p:r,o:p.
LYTTON STAGE LINE.
As soon as the Lillooet-Lytton road is completed we will run a through stat
from Lytton to Lillooet. At present we have rigs at both ends of the road whiiv
will take you as far as possible, and we supply saddle horses for the rest of til
trip.   By starting from Lytton over twenty miles is saved when going to Lillood
If you contemplate a trip into Lillooet district, write us for information.
CAMERON & HURLEY,
Lytton and Lillooet, B.
J. O'SULLIVAN,
ASSAYER AND CHEMIST
Twenty-six years with Messrs. Vivian &
Sons. Swansea, England.
Office and Labatory:   614 Hastings St.
VANCOUVER, B. C.
Assays and Analysis made of all kinds of Ores.
The Labatory is up-to-date, with all modern
appliances, including GATES' most approved Rock Grinding and Crushing  Machinery.
Canadian
Pacific
Railway.
DOG SHOW—OPEN TO THE WORLD
The finest bands in the province will provide
Music
Special rates over all railway and steamboat lines.
No entrance fee charged for exhibits.
Premium lists, entry forms and full information on application to
Mayor Ovens,
Chairman Cel. Com.
J. Trapp,
W. H. Edmonds,
Sec. Cel. Com
A. Malins,
Printers' Supplies,
Job Printers'
Paper Stock.
Gas and Gasoline
Engines at
Toronto Type Foundry Co.
LIMITED.
British Columbia Branch
520 Cordova Street,
THE BEST AND CHEAPES,
Route to all Eastern Points.
Fewest Changes,
Quickest Timi
Through First class Sleeping Cars and Tourij
Sleeping Cars to St. Paul, Montreal and Tororr
without change.
The Dining Car Service along the line of H
C. P. E. is unequalled anywhere.
Connections atVancouvi
With Steamer lines for
CHINA, JAPAN,
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS,
and AUSTRALIA.
For full information as to rates, time, etJ
apply to the nearest ticket agent, or to
E. J. COYLE, 4.
THE PROSPECTOR, LTLICOET. B. 0., FRIDAY,  SEPTEMBER 28, ISO'
MINE OWNERS AND PROSPECTORS.
Select good samples of ore from your
mines and claims and send them to Tiik
Prospector office and have them put on
exhibition at the Provincial Exhibition
to be held at New Westminster, B. C,
October 5th to 13th, inclusive. Ore bagp
and tags are being supplied by the association, who will take all care of the
shipping and transportation of same.
Send first class specimens and show the
outside world what Lillooet can do in
the way of a mineral exhibit.
MINERAL ACT, 1896.
(FORM P.)
Certificate of Improvements.
How to Strike It.
Prospectors and others always need to
remember that, in opening up a new
camp, absolute honesty in regard to values is essential. A well-defined lead
may not have values at the surface and
yet be a good property, while all possible
■ effort at deception will wot make a mine
out of a barren lead; ami such effort being certain to detection, results in a serious setback to a district which may
have real merit. A case iB in mind
vhere a clumsy effort to deceive resulted
in a withdrawal of all proffers or notice
from intending investors when a straight
statement of fact an honest showing
would have secured what most prospectors want—a good price for an undeveloped
claim. It is not well to bank too much
on the possible ignorance of 1he man
sent to examine the property, but vastly
safer and fairer to give him credit for a
little knowledge; and purely as a matter
of business policy, more satisfactory all
lound not to attempt any cheap little
It tricks that are sure to be found out and
are as sure to hurt the whole district.
One such transaction often gives adeserv-
ing locality a set back that will take
years of genuine merit and proved value
to ovei come.—Mining and Scieniific
I ress.	
Will Settle the Alien Labor Matter.
The nearest approach to a positive
agreement has been reached in the matter of the alien labor laws. The United
States commissioners are said to be ready
to consent that United States alien laws
shall not operate on the Canadian frontier, providing Canada passes and enforces laws including identically the same
classes of immigration as the United
States do.   This Canada may do.
IsTOTICE.
Pioneer Mineral Claim.
Situate in the Lillooet Mining Division of Lillooet district, Where located: On Cadwallader ('reck.
Take notice that we, William F. Allen and
Harry Atwood, free miner's certificate No,
95651 and 95704, intend, sixty days from the
date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder
for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the above
claim.
And further take notice that action, under
section :>7, must be commenced before the issuance of such certificate of improvents.
Dated this twenty-fifth day of July, 1898.
WM. P. ALLEN,
3- HARRY ATWOOD.
J. B. CHERRY,
A. B. TRIN. COLL., DUBLIN,
BARRISTER, SOLICITOR,  NOTARY PUBLIC.
Lillooet, B. C.
SAHUEL GIBBS,
Notary Public, Accountant and
Mining   Broker.
Reports on Mining Properties.
LILLOOET and BRIDGE RIVER, B. C.
LILLOOET MEAT
A. supply of
IFIRIESIH:   BEEF
alwavs on hand.
D. HURLEY & Co.
JUNG KEE,
—DEALER   IN-
Boots, Shoes, Clothing
Groceries, Fruits ana
Tobacco, Etc.    -    -    -
LILLOOET, B. C.
Want a Duty on Raw Lead.
At the Liberal-Conservative convention
held at Vancouver, it was moved by W.
A. McDonald, second by D. B. Bogle,
and carried,"that the smelting and refining of our Bilver lead ore is a industry
-which should be fostered and encouraged
by placing a duty on the raw product of
lead imported into Canada."
Royal Commission Issued.
A royal commission has been issued
to A. E. Beck, barrister of Vancouver,
to enquire into the management of the
Kamloops jail as affecting Warden Vick-
ers and jailor Norfilk. Mr. Beck will
leave on Friday and the commission
will sit on Tuesday.
Mainland Cigar
FACTORY.
IF YOU AVANT TO ENJOY A GOOD
CIGAR ASK FOR THE
British Lion
OR
CARIBOO EXCHANGE HOTEL
ASHGEOFT, B  C
G. E. JOHNSON,
Proprietor.
Board and Lodging at reasonable rates.
CARQILE HOUSE, ashcroft.
Is now under new management and has been thoroughly renovated. Culinary
department unsurpassed. The liar is stocked with choice liquois and cigars and
will be in charge of experienced men.   Every convenience for commercial men.
OARGILE & DEVERY, - - Proprietor.
Mainland
And be sure that each Cigar is branded, otherwise they are not genuine.
They are not only made of the Choicest Tobacco but are of home manufacture, and
should be patronized by all good citizens.
WM. TIKTJKN,
Manufacturer.
Douglas-Elliott Block, Columbia street,
New Westminster.
The case of piper Findlater, who had
his legs shot off at Dargai Ridge, is a sad
one. A Dundee girl is suing him for
breach of promise and is sure to win, as
Findlater hasn't a leg to stand on.
■
COLUMBIA HARDWARE HOUSE.
Established 18G2.
Rf.Anderson&C0
General Hardware,
Paints, Oils, Stoves and Tinware. Miners steel, Picks
Shovels, etc.
NEW WESTMINSTER, B. C.
McARTHUR& HARPER,
Aslicroft & Ki&ttlloops, 11. C.
At our stores you will find the best and moat up-to-date stocks in the interior.
We have a large assortment of Dry Goods, Genta Furnishings, Clothing, Carpets,
Boots and Shoes and Groceries. Miners supplies a specialty. Mail orders
solicited.
ASHCROFT.
J. H. Clements,
DRUGGIST and STATIONER.
l^illooet Mail orders carefully attended to.
WM. B. BAILEY & CO.
Storage & Forwarding Agts
ASHCROFT, B. C.
Consign your goods to our care.     We settle railway charges and forward to
destination without delay.   Correspondence solicited. W. B. BAILEY & Cot
N. de Keyser, ,shcroft-
Manufacturing Jeweler, Watchmaker and Optician.
Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Spectacles, Eyeglasses, Field and Magnifying
Glasses, Compasses and Aneroids.
All orders by mail and express promptly attended to. All work warranted or
money refunded. If your eyesight is defective call and have your eyes tested free
in the most scientific way. Spectacles and eyeglasses sent on approval to responsible parties. Tell "distance you can read the smallest newspaper print and
age.   We will guarantee satisfaction.    Repairing department a specialty.
CARIBOO & LILLOOET
STAGE TRAVEL.
Clinton and way points—Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
All points in  Cariboo—Monday  and   Friday,  connecting
with steamer Charlotte at Soda Creek.
LILLOOET DIRECT—Monday and Friday.
Through and return tickets at reduced rates.    Special conveyances furnished.
BRITISH COLUMBIA EXPRESS COMPANY.
Head Office:   ASHCROFT, B. C.
The Prospector
STJBSCEIEB  FOB  IT    $2  J_.  YBAE. THE PROSPECTOR, LILLOOET, B. C, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1898.
3.
WESTMINSTER'S   FIRE.
The New Westminster fire of last
Saturday night was the most disastrous
in the histroy of British Columbia.
Over three hundred business houses and
residences were burned and hundreds of
people were left homeless and destitute.
An area of three-fourth of a mile along
the water front and one half-mile back
to Royal Avenue was obliterated—only
two residences being left standing.
The loss is now definitely known to be
over $0,500,000, with insurance covering
obout one-third of this amount. The
twenty-five insurance company doing
business in the city were hit hard, the
London Assurance company being the
heaviest loser, ahout $750,000.
At this writing the city is rapidly recovering from the shock of the fire and
building operations have commenced on
an immense scale. Many merchants
have reopened for business in temporary
wooden structures.
On all sides there is a determination
to show the world that New Westminster
is not "doomed." In a very few months
Columbia street will present as handsome and substantial an appearance as
it did previous to the fire fiend's work
Sunday morning.
Sister cities in British Columbia and
cousins across the border have come to
the aid of the stricken city in
a very handsome manner. Cash subscriptions have been secured amounting
to nearly $75,000 and many carloads of
clothing and supplies have been donated
by big-hearted sympathizers. In a few
hours Kamloops raised over $1,000 for
the sufferers and Rossland contributed
$5,000.	
Australia Empire.
Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 10.—At
the Hotel Beaurivage here this afternoon, Her Magesty the Empress of
Austria, was assassinated by an anarchist.
It appears that Her Magesty was walking from her hotel to the landing place
of the steamer, a distance of about 100
yards, when the Italian Anarchist
suddenly approached and stabbed her
to the heart. The Empress felt, but got
up again, and was carried to the steamer
unconscious. The boat started but seeing the Empress had not recovered consciousness, the captain leturned and the
Empress was carried to the hotel, where
she expired.
Immediately after the crime the
assassain was arrested by those who
hastened to the spot. The murder is
named Luckeni. He was born in Paris
Italian parentage, and has lately lived
at Parma, Italy.
Good Drinking People.
The people of British Columbia are
pretty good drinkers. They are not so
numerous as the people of New Brunswick, but they drink as much in three
days as their eastern brothers do in a
week. During the first nineteen years
since Confederation, for every thousand
persons there were drunk in New Brunswick, 16,948 gallons of spirits; British Columbia, 25,897 gallons of spirits; New
Brunswick, 1,539 gal Ions of wine; British
Columbia, 11,982 gallons of wine; New
Brunswick, 12,730 gallons of beer; British
BAILEY
HOTEL.
Silverthorn Bros. Props.
LYTTON,
B.C.
First-class in every respect.
Choice  Wines,   Liquors
and Cigars.  Sample
room   free.
Globe Hotel,
LYTTON, B. C.
Good accommodation for travelers.
Bar supplied with the best brands of
wines liquors and cigars. Rates moderate. Good sample rooms. Commercial
trunks hauled to and from station free
of charge. Baggage to and from depot
free.
A. F. HAUTIER, Proprietor.
LYTTOIfcT.
Anthony & Robson,
(Successors to A.Stevenson.)
Business established 1863.
POST  OFFICE   STOBB.
General Herchandise and
Miners Supplies.
WATCHES
AND WATCH REPAIRING.
MAIL0RDERSS0LICITED
TR0REY The Jeweler
Vancouver, B. C.
Offical watch   inspector for
O. P. R.
SUBSCRIBE
—-FOR—
THE   PROSPECTOR,
$2.00 A YEAR.
JOB WORK.
JOB WORK,
Good Gold Properties Wanted
for English Capital.
CTTTIHIIBIEIR/I? Sc COl&'FJ-liTlZ:.
Miisriisra- kroicers & assaybbs,
Edieon Block, Richard Street, VANCOUVER, B. 0„ and LONDON, En*.
J. M. Mackinnon
Mining Properties
Handled.
Properties Bonded.
Vancouver, B. C,j
ROBERTSON  BROS.
flining
Brokers.
flackinnon Building,
VANCOUVER, B. C.
 TIEIIE	
WM. HAMILTON MANUFACTURE
COMPANY, LIMITED
MANUFACTURERS   OF
The   Reliance"
MINING, MILLING  AND  SMELTIN<
MACHINERY.
Crushers, Rolls, Jigs, Concentrators, Screens
Stamps, Pumps, Compressors, Hoists
Boilers, Engines, Water Wheels, Etc.
PETERBOROUGH, ON'
Vancouver, B. C. THE PROSIT/TOP. LUTCOET, B. C, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23; 1898,
5.
Pavilion.
The Blue lake at this place is fast begun ing  a   favorite   resort of  pleasute
sekers and tourists from the coast cities,
lie  whole  canyon   in fac.L, affords an
jver changing scene  of  grandeur   and
fiagnificence, and fills the heart of the
raveler with aduiiraiion and delight as
travels along feasting his eyes upon the
neauties around him.   A pleasant picnic
f>arty made its way along the Blue lake
}n Saturday last from Pavilion mountain, consisting of   the   school children
knd some of the youth and beauty of this
place (with the exception of ourselves,
[who, being of the unfortunate working
class, could not spare the time.)    The
|>arty drew up at the further extremity
A the lake (anxious to get as far away
|rom"us" as possible) and spread its
('beets and pastries upon a green slope
Slose by the shore, and far enough back
\\o that the tide would not flow up and
Wertake them in the midst of their recreation.   It   was  a   beautiful day and
wen nature had arranged her plans to
|uit this bewitching litiiu party of pleas-
ire seekers.   Several games were played
fthich (not being there ouiselves) we are
mable to explain, but we have no doubt
[they were  delfghtful   judging from the
jxpressions of several of the fair participants:  " We had a fine time!" (empha-
1318 on the "line."     "It was just too
lovely for anything!" (said slowly and
faith great fouree and slight stress on
■" anything."   " I never had such a lov-
|ely time in my life," (but this goes for
[nothing as it is a common expression
(and is used at the termination of every
[recreative excursion of this kind.)   Taking everything into consideration, how-
fever, we have no doubt but that it was a
[grand success—if there had only been
[more men there. F.
Sued for Criminal Libel.
J. T. Robinson,   managing  editor  of
[the Standard, Kamloops, has been suin-
[mored to appear before Judge Tunstall
kto answer to a charge of criminal  libel
^preferred against him   by  Rev.  J.   W,
Thompson. The action is the outcome of
an article copied in the  Standard   from
an eastern paper in which it was alleged
that Thompson was suspected of  murdering his wife and step-son at Ipswick,
Mass.
icauiia HinnimBci
NOTICE.
E. O. Delong,
GENERAL
BLACKSMITH
LILLOOKT, B. C.
Manufactures all kinds of
MINER'S SUPPLIES, PICKS, DRILLS, ETC.
None but the t>e»t Steel listed.
Miners sending in orders will receive prompt
attention and satisfaction guaranteed.
DANIEL HURLEY
JOHN A. UU& hat.
"THE WELCOME"
Restaurant and
Chop House.   -
ALLISON WOODS,      -      -      Proprietor.
ASHCROFT, B. C.
Meals at all hours, day and night. Fresh
oysters in any style always on hand.
Private   boxes   for   ladies and
dining parties.
Notice is hereby given that a sitting of the
County Court of Cariboo will be held at the
court house, Clinton, on Thursday '27th October,
1898, at ten o'clock in the forenoon.   By order
4 P. SOUES,
Registrar of the County Court of Cariboo.
HOTEL
VICTORIA.
LILLOOET, IB. C.
This Hotel being new and thoroughly finished
throughout is the only first class hotel in Lillooet.
Persons calling at Lillooet will receive every attention by stopping at the Hotel
Victoria.   Good stabling in connection with the Hotel.    Headquarters
for the Lytton anl Lillooet stage.
0   ©   ©   O   ©   O     CHARGES   MODERATE.     ©   ©   ©   ©   ©   ©
M. DUMOND,
-DEALER   IN—
HARDWARE,
STOVES, Etc.
TINSMITHING,
Has opened a branch store in Peter's
building, Lillooet and is'prepared to do all
kinds of work in the Tinsmith business.
A good stock of stoves etc. will kept on
hand. Call at the store before ordering
elsewhere.
ASHCROFT and LILLOOET, B. C.
Shelton & Co.
507 to 513 Hastings Street,
VANCOUVER, B. C.
FURNITURE, CARPETS,
LINOLEUMS.
Largest stock on the mainland.    Send for catalogue.
COUNTY  COURT.
A sitting of the County Court of Cariboo will
be held at the court house, Lillooet, B. 0., on
the 81st dav of October, 1898, at the hour of 10
o'clock in the forenoon.   By command
Cv,  "jlAlrv>
8- Registrar.
LAKE
SAWMILL
Lillooet, B. C.
Have hi stock all kinds of
Dried Lumber, Finishing
Lumber and Mouldings.
All orders will receive
prompt attention. Write for
r apply at the yard.
HURLEY & MURRAY,
Proprietor.
C. A. PHAIR
General Merchandise.
Miners' Supplies a specialty.
LILLOOET, B. C.
EXCELSIOR    HOUSE,
ID.  IFIR^SIEIR    IPIEJOIF-
LILLOOET,	
The Bar is supplied with the best Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
B.C.
R.&W. GUMMING,
Flour Milling Produce and
General Merchandise.
FJ-.^rXT-TOUT. J3. C.
PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY AND BUY PAVILION ROLLER FLOUR.
Flour and Offal sold at mill and delivered at reasonable rates.
<^,   <^   «?_-   q-ie:n":e:r..a.:ej stobb.   <^   <^   *^
Post Office and Telegraph Office in connection.   Freight teams plying once a
week between Lillooet and Ashcroft.
LEE & CUMMING, Agents, LillooetB. C.
The Prospector
STJBSCBIBE  IFOlEa IT    $2  _&_ ITE^K. 6.
THE PROSPECTOR, LILLOOET. B. C., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1898.
LOCAL ITEMS.
R. B. Skinner left for   the   coast  last
Saturday morning via Lytton road.
Arthur Noel has purchased the residence on Main Street of William Haly-
more's.
Mrs. Wm Cumming has been ill for
the past week but is now able to be
around again.
Richard Terry and J. C. Morrison returned to town last Saturday, having
come in by way of Lytton.
T. J. Cole returned to his ranch on the
Lillooet road near Pavilion Tuesday
afternoon after a weeks visit in town.
H. M. Burwell arrived on Mondays
Btage from Vancouver and left for the
Bend 'Or mine to survey the property.
Mr. H. Hodge wife and family with
L. Saunders and wife left this morning
for the coast where they will spend the
winter.	
Captain R. .G Tatlow of Vancouver,
arrived in town by Monday'a stage and
after a few days visit on business left for
the coast via Lytton.
M. P. Stewart returned froma couple
weeks up Tyauchton doing assessment
work on some claims. He left for Ashcroft Tuesday afternoon.
Wm. Skene vice-president of the
Golden Cache company arrived by special
team Tuesday and has spent the time on
business in connection with the company.
Notice—Is hereby given to the party or
] arties, who kicked in a door at a residence last Tuesday night, that if it occurs again they will receive the necessary
punishment.
W. Durban who has been running the
^boarding house at the BeruVor mine re-
lurned to town last Saturday having disposed of his stock.   He will spend the
winter in Lillooet.
W. G. Manson and James Rowbottom
(Jimmy Nemin Pawiton) leave today for
the head waters of Cayoosh Creek where
they go to hunt big game. They will
both be loaded with stories to entertain
the boys all winter.
Arthur Noel left for the coast last
Tuesday morning and is expected back
by tomorrow His hurried return
is on account of his book-keeper suddenly
departing without giving the necessary
notice. As far as can be learned the
accounts and cash are correct.
Rev. R. Hughes lecture on ''London"
Wednesday evening in the Methodist
church drew a fairly good audience. Mr.
Hughes entertained the audience for upwards of an hour on this interesting
subject which was attentively listened
to. Major P. Burnet did duties as a
chairman in a satisfactory manner and
after a vote of thanks to him and
the singing of the national anthen the
meeting dispersed.
J. Dunlop left for Bridge River Thursday on a business trip.
Mrs Yorston was able to be around
for a few days this week but is now Rick
abed again.
Mrs T. P. Reed was ill for a few days
this week, she will probably leave for the
east shortly on a visit.
R. B. Lister provincial detective came
up from New Westminster Wednesday
and is working on the Golden Cache
Case. 	
J. L. C Knowles left this week for his
ranch at Penberton Portage. Mrs Know-
lee will remain in town for some time on
a visit with friends.
Mr. Armstrong arrived in town last
Friday evening from Seattle and has
spent the past week in learning of the
mineral resources of the district. He
visited properties up Seaton Lake and is
satisfied that this will be a good country.
Mr. Archer Martin, of Victoria is
now Mr. Justice Martin, he having received the appointment to fill the V„fU
ancy on the Supreme Court bcneh caused
by the elevation of Mr. Justice MeColl
to the Chief Justiceship.
Owing to the cleanup at the Cache
and other things disappearing in the
vicinity we have made arrangements for
a burgler proof safe to deposit the large
amount of money secured from subscribers of late. Any subscriptions Bent in
will receive attention.
L. Lovegrove and T. Whitmore came
down from Bridge River last Friday and
Mr. l.ovegrove left again next day with
C. F. Law who has gone up to that part
of the country to look at mineral
claims. Messrs Lovegrove and Whitmore
have been doing good work on the Why-
Not which is showing up fine.
In a late issue we stated that Mr. W.
J. Stockand was in charge of the Ida May
mine on Cadwallader Creek which was
on error as we are informed that Mr. J.
C. Scott is in charge. He is well known
in this district and for some time was
superintendent for the Lillooet Bridge
River & Cariboo Gold company at Horse
Shoe Bend. We make this connection
in justice to Mr. Scott.
The recent fire at New Westminster
swept clean the stock of R. F. Anderson
& Co. hardware merchants, and W.
Tietjen, manufactures of the well-known
brand of cigars, the Mainland and Brit ish
Lion. Both firms have started business
again and will be able to fill all order3
for goods. Both houses do a good business in this district and there many customers will be pleased to hear that they
have started up in business again.
LOST.
On Wednesday last between Lillooet
and the Mission, a silver watch with a
small silver chain. The finder will be
rewarded by returning same to
J. Copkland.
VANCOUVER HARDWARE
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
Compuny,  Ltd.
 I VANCOUVER, B. C;
Shelf and Heavy Hardware, Paints and Oils,
Grates, Tiles and House Furnishing Goods
Paul Santini
GENERAL MERCHANT
LILLOOET, B. C.
Carries a full stock of all  kinds of Groceries. Dry GoocJ
Boots and Shoes, Hardware, etc.
MINERS' OUTFITS A SPECIALTY.
LILLOOET AND BRIDGE RIVER STORES.
J. DUNLOP.
Gr___NT__:____:i_   _v___i_o_3:___Nr_:l
Miners Supplies.
__XXj__00__IT7 23. C.
Branch Store at Bridge River where i\
full stock of General Merchandise and Mil
ers Outfits are on hand.
J. Dunlop, General Merchant, Lillooet, B.<
Established 1886.
Incorporated 1895^'
McLENNIN, McFEELI & Co., Ltd.
Wholesale and Retail Hardware.
VANCOUVER, 13. C.
Mining Supplies.     Blacksmith  Supplies     Mill Supplies
Railroad Supplies.    Contractors' and Lumber Supplies
Agents for The Giant Powder Co., San Francisco.
W. B. MACKINNON, M. E.    IR,- _E=L BBBTTj
J. BENSON, M. A.
Mining Engineers
and ASSAYERS
Mackinnon Building. VANCOUVER,
LILLOOET and BRTDOE RIVER on Bend 'Or.
Samples Assayed and Mining properties reported on.
Post Office Store.
j Book, Stationery, Soaps,
Fancy Goods, Tobacco, et_
CANDIES, FRUITS, NUT*
LILLOOET, B. C.

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