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The Prospector Jun 27, 1913

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VOL. 2, NO. 33
LILLOOET,   B. C, FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 1913.
Carlessness in Undermining
Rock Results in Death.
Pacific Great Eastern Construction
Takes Toll of Human Life.
Quirino Markiori, an Italian,
died on Friday as the result of
injuries sustained while working
on the P. G. E. at Burns, Gordon
& Welch's Camp No. 1. An inquest was held by Coroner Caspar
Phair, and a verdict returned
that deceased met accidental
death, internal hemorrhage and
ruptured blood-vessels resulting
from a large rock falling upon
him. No blame was attached to
any person.
At the inquest, Patrick J Bonner, sub-contractor, for whom
deceased was working, testified
that Markiori was clearing a hole
under a rock on a slide on Station
30. While thus engaged the rock
rolled over on him, and both
rolled down the hillside a distance
of 25 feet. Witness ran to the
man's assistance and found the
rock partially lying on him.
When liberated the man was able
to stand, with assistance, and
said in Italian that he thought he
was going to die. He was removed to the company's hospital at
the Short Portage, where he died
next day.
Deceased was a native of Tre-
sivo, Italy, was 36 years of age
and married.
The tragic death of Markiori is
the third fatality which has occurred on P. G. E. construction
in this district within the past
three months. On March 30, Gus
Nelson met. his death from a rock
falling on him, while on May 10,
Murdock McLeod, a Scotchman,
was killed in a similar manner.
Lytton Ball Team Defeated by Savona
— 11-4—on Sunday.
Lytton ball team took a trip to
Savona Sunday, to meet the aggregation of the latter town.
Although the boys put up a good
game they were unable to hold
the home players, and met defeat, the final score standing 11-4.
Savona was assisted by four
Kamloops players.
Property Transfer.
D. J. Stewart, formerly of Pavilion, recently purchased the
land holdings of the Meason
Bros., at Lesser Dog Creek. The
property concerned in the transfer consisted of 11,000 acres. The
Meason boys have removed to
Vancouver, where they will remain indefinitely.
Lillooet has presented a busy
sight this week, an exceptionally
large number of men from the
construction camps being in town.
C. N. R. Grading Along North Thompson Complete this Year.
"I expect to see grading of the
Canadian Northern along the
North Thompson river completed
late next autumn to a connection
with the line now being built
south from Tete Jaune Cache and
Albreda Lake," said Mr. Robert
Twohy, of Messrs. Twohy Bros.,
who have a contract for building
from Mile 60 to Mile 160 along
the North Thompson.
His most northerly construction camp is now at Mile 130.
This leaves a gap of only thirty
miles separating him from the
contract of Messrs. Palmer Bros.
& Hemming, whose outfits are
now grading along the summit
at Albreda lake. Mr. Twohy has
several gangs in the field cutting
right-of-way through the intervening gap and will have construction camps strung along that
section before the end of next
month. The work on the upper
portion of his contract is lighter |
than on the lower section. He
stated that he would clear it all
up before snowfall, having planned to put many extra gangs of
men on the job, as wel] as'to send
in additional steam shovels.
Tracklaying on a thirteen-mile
section of the Kettle Valley line
between Coldwater Junction at
Otter Summit to the summit of
the Hope Mountains, a section
now being built by the same firm,
will be started in July. When
completed this will leave an unfinished gap of 60 miles from the
summit to Hope, at the foot of
the slope of the Hope range. A
contract for this last section will
be awarded shortly, as it is proposed to get the work under way
before midsummer.
Co-Operation of Citizens to
to Preserve Forests.
Local Corps of Fire Fighters Comprise
Eleven Men.
Grant White, Geo. Bell, Herb.
Taylor and Joe Shuster have proceeded to Eldorado Basin. The
two former will work on their
claims there, while Taylor and
Shuster will proceed on to Taylor
Basin for the purpose of doing
assessment work on their claims
in that district.
Mr. Henry Murk, accompanied
by Mrs. Murk, returned to Lillooet Monday, after an extended
pleasure tour of the coast cities
and of Vancouver Island. Mr.
Murk says that he had a most
enjoyable trip, but prefers to
settle in Lillooet, where he intends to build a residence.
Some welcome rains which have
fallen during the past week have
been very acceptable to ranchers
and gardeners and will do much
to ensure the splendid crops of
fruit and other produce for which
Lillooet is so justly famous.
Dan Hurley made a trip to the
coast this week, returning Thursday. The cities hold no attraction
for Dan, who still thinks Lillooet
the only place on the map.
With the arrival of the season
of drought great care should be
taken by prospectors, travelers,
railway construction gangs and
others that no unguarded fires be
left, or any careless risks taken
which may start a serious forest
fire, warns Mr. W. C. Gladwin,
inspector of the forest service,
who is now in Lillooet.
A single cigarette butt, points
out Mr. Gladwin, thrown carelessly by the roadside, will occasion
a fire which will wipe out more
value in timber than would buy
the province cigarettes for the
next fifty years; a little carelessness with brush burning may occasion a fire which will burn up
more than the cleared land of the
whole valley will produce in the
life of him who neglected his
blaze; an uncared for camp fire—
this is the greatest source of
danger of all—may burn away in
the ground and finally blaze up
in a mighty conflagration which
will sweep away more wealth
than would be produced by all
the mines which the careless
camper or prospector might uncover in all his gold-seeking days.
In Lillooet district an efficient
staff of forest rangers is maintained. The regular force consists of one district forester, three
rangers, six forest guards, and
two railway patrolmen. The
force is augmented from time to
time as necessity arises. Lillooet
district covers a large area, its
boundaries being Chilco river and
Chilco lake on the north, west of
Pemberton Meadows on the west,
the watershed between Bonaparte and the North Thompson
river on the east and southerly
to the railway belt.
Mr. William Haylmore, chief
ranger of the district, has resigned his position. His successor
has not yet been appointed.
But greater than the work of
the rangers, and vastly more important than the expenditure for
their activities is the expenditure
for their activities is the expenditure by every citizen of the province of care over all the sources
of danger which enter into his
every day life. Every citizen
should do all in his power not
only to prevent fire but to extinguish any blaze which he may
discover. Should he be unable
to do this he should at once give
warning of the fire to the rangers, getting into communication
by telephone or otherwise, with
headquarters at Liliooet, urged
the inspector.
Some complaints have been re-
(Continued .on. page 6)
Alcoholic   Epidemic  Brings  Many
Indians into Police Court.
Bacchanalian microbes appear
to have invaded the Indian reserve during the past few days,
many of the natives being afflicted in consequence. For three
consecutive days this week batches of Indians have been called
upon to toe the mark before
Magistrate Saul and answer to a
charge of drunkenness.
On Monday, Joe Paul, Samuel
Laboria, and a woman named
Alece, were each assessed $10.
That this antidote was not sufficiently strong to counteract the
effect of the bacilli, was demonstrated next day when Joe Paul
and Alece were again on the carpet, and directed to contribute
another ten spot each to the provincial coffers. On this occasion
they were accompanied by a
white man, an I. W. W. to boot,
one George Anderson. George
was charged with supplying Indians with liquor, and will have
an opportunity to practice his I.
W.W. principles in Kamloops jail
during the next three months.
But it was on Wednesday that
Chief Saul held his big pow-wow.
On this occasion a party of eight
patients underwent remedial
treatment. Symptoms in their
case showed that they were on
the reserve early Wednesday
morning in a state of intoxication.
First to be called was Adolf
Peters. Adolf swore that he had
never tasted liquor since the day
of his birth. The evidence of
the Indian constable and of constable Baker, however, resulted
in Adolf being asked to out up
$5 or take the rest cure for ten
The readiness with which Dan
Copeland declared himself "not
guilty" as soon as the charge
was read, and the ability with
which he cross-examined witnesses, suggested considerable
knowledge of court procedure.
In spite of the fact that Dan had
not been drunk, according to his
own statement, Magistrate Saul
imposed a fine of $10 or 15 days.
Moses Charlie, John Louie and
Alex. Gabriel each admitted that
'the goods were on them," and
got off with $5 fines, the same
assessment being levied on Moses
Charlie, who gleaded not guilty.
"The next case is that of Joe
Paul," called the Court. Yes,
Joe was drunk again, all right,
and freely admitted it. "You
see," said he, "the boys was
ginning up, and so I had to take
a little drink along with them."
Third offence in three, days looked rather bad, so Joe was mulched $15 or 30 days, with a promise
of "straight Kamloops" next
Next came the ladies' turn.
Matilda indignantly denied that
she suffered ill-effects from the
microbe, declaring that she never
drank. However, evidence pointed to an opposite conclusion, and
it was $5 or $10 for Matilda.
Justine, a frequent visitor, suddenly forgot her excellent knowledge of the English language and
demanded an interpreter; she was
also not guilty. "Ten dollars or
15 day," said the magistrate. THE PROSPECTOR
Managing Editor.
JUNE 27, 1913.
The advice and warnings
of forestry inspector W. C.
Gladwin, as quoted in another column is both opportune
and valuable. With so much
natural wealth at stake, and
in many cases with the homes
and property of settlers in
the balance, every precaution
should be taken to prevent
and quell forest fires.
Looking over the industries of British Columbia;
surveying its shipping; its
building operations and all
allied and dependent trades,
one discovers that three out
of every five men in the province are dependent on the
forest for the supply of the
materials wherewith to obtain their livelihood. There
are few industries which are
not, to a greater or less extent, under obligations to
the forest resources for the
means of their existence.
Outside altogether of the
loggers, millmen, transport
men, builders, and all those
who use wood in a secondary
way, the vast majority of the
great farming population are
dependent upon the forest-
clad hills for the water which
brings fertility and wealth
to the wonderful natural
soils from which spring the
crops which have become renowned the world over.
But the timber products
themselves are going out of
the province in lumber, they
are giving labor to thousands
upon thousands of men here,
and building up the prairie,
from which so great a proportion of the wealth of the
East is derived. Without the
vast forest wealth of British
Columbia it would be impossible to build up the great
farming areas on the other
side of the Rockies.
A much greater interest
in this, however, has the citizen of British Columbia. Of
this great forest of wealth
he is part owner and administrator, in co-operation with
hundreds of thousands of
others who are marching forward in the advance of progress which is so rapidly
making this province one of
the most important factors
in the prosperity of the Dominion.
In the past seven years
money enough has been paid
into the provincial treasury
in the form of fees, licence
returns and royalties to pay
for all the roads, bridges and
wharves which have been
constructed in that time. Today one dollar out of every
four which comes into the
public coffer is the product of
the forest. Greater even
than the value of the agricultural products is that of
the timber which is manufactured within the province in
to  lumber, pulp and other
wood products.
That it is to the immediate
interest of all to assist in the
preservation of these forest
resources, is apparent. He
who carelessly places them
in jeopardy is guilty of negligence which is to all intent
and purpose, criminal. In
Mr. Gladwin's statement,
which is based on actual statistics, that a cigarette butt
carelessly thrown, may wipe
out value sufficient to pay
for the province's cigarette
bill for fifty years, lies a
truth and a sermon containing matter for much serious
Canada's Shipping.
Canada holds ninth place
in the world's shipping. Her
tonnage is greater than that
of Austria, Sweden, Holland
or Spain, which furnishes
food for reflection and retrospection, especially when we
consider the annals of the
last-named countries. Every I
schoolboy knows that Spain |
once was the chief maritime
nation of the globe. Her intrepid navigators penetrated
to the remote regions; her
majestic galleons rode upon I
every sea; the names of herj
great captains are commem-!
orated in lands over which j
wave a score of ensigns.
Holland,   too,  sent forth!
her hardy mariners to the
four quarters of the earth
and developed an overseas
commerce which was protected by the   illustrious   Van!
Tromp, De Witt and De Ruy-
ter,  in whom  Blake found
foemen worthy of his steel.
And now both these great
marine powers of other years
have  been   outstripped  by j
Canada— Canada, a baby nation which will celebrate her
forty-sixth  birthday a few
days hence.   And we have
scarcely begun to plow the
seven seas.   Our commerce
for the most part is by land,!
the bulk of the remainder'
being with the mother country.   The key to further expansion is the development
of overseas markets.   Without these all the subsidies a
generous people can provide
will avail but little. Commercial necessities and opportunities are the bases of maritime enterprise.   Ships come
here because we furnish a
market for the products of
other  countries   and   they
carry from our ports the products we sell overseas.
Great Britain, of course,
leads in shipping tonnage,
her total being 12,580,488
out of a world aggregate of
29,512,428. The nine leading
powers are as follows:—
Great Britain... 12,580,488
Germany  3,034,144
United States... 2,617,791
Norway  1,683,964
France  1,431,402
Russia  1,034,619
Italy  1,027,662
Japan  1,009,915
Canada .'     836,278
—Victoria Times.
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Excellent table. First class bar.  Large sample room
Two autos on request from Lytton or Ashcroft
Headquarters for Lytton-Lillooet stage line. Stage
meets Seton Lake boat. Rigs furnished on demand.
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Lillooet, B. C.
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Suite 5 Williams Bldg.
413 Granville St.
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There's nothing new in the
world, even in electrical circles,
for as far back as the Flood
Adam made the ark light on
Mount Arrarat.
' 'They say that chess is the
oldest game," remarked the Old
"Poker is older than chess,"
said the Wise Guy.
"How do you know?" asked
the Old Fogey.
"Didn't Noah draw two pail's
on the Ark and get a full house7"
replied the Wise Guy.
A band of Lillooet Indians,
says the Cariboo Observer, who
annually make a pilgrimage to
the Barkerville district for the
summer months, passed through
Quesnel last week on their journey to the mining town.
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Fruit in all variety.
High-class range of
Chocolates, Candy,
Cigars and Tobacco.
Mrs. Nellie Dupras, - - Proprietor.
between  Jim  Fot  and  Jim  Yat Sow,
trading in the town of Lillooet, has this
day been dissolved by  mutual consent,
and all deb,ts and liabilities are assumed
by Jim Fot,   and will  be  received and
paid by him.
Dated at Lillooet, B.C., May 23, 1913.
Witness: Samuel Gibbs,
Headquarters for Mining Men
Free Bus Meets All
Boats and Trains
Commercial Hotel
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Vancouver, B. C.
American and European Plan
Livery and
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Horses and Rigs for Hire
Light and Heavy Draying
Express Delivery.
Emmet   Darcy
Bus Meets all Regular Boats
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Etc.      Our goods are
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Pioneer Watchmaker
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Returning Leaves Short Portage, 12 p. m.     Leaves Mission
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W.   J.   Abercrombie,   Proprietor
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New Lillooet Townsite!
Very large lots at very small prices
If youwish to purchase land in the Pemberton
Meadows, write us for our list of prices.
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811 Rogers Building Vancouver, B. C.
For a Licence to Store or Pen
Back Water.
NOTICE is hereby given that Anthony
S. Ulrich, of 132 Mile House, Cariboo
Road, B.C., will apply for a licence to
store or pen back 35o0 acre feet of
water from St. Joseph River, a stream
flowing in a north-westerly direction
and emptying into Williams Lake. The
water will be used for irrigation purposes as authorized under a notice of
application for a licence to take and
use water, posted herewith, on the land
described as Lots 146, 612, 613, 693 and
694, Group 1, Lillooet District.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 22nd day of May, 1913. The application will be filed in the office of the
Water Recorder at Clinton. B.C.
Objections may be filed with the said
Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B. C
J. R. MURPHY, Agent.
May 30, 1913.
In the County Court of Cariboo,
Holden at Lillooet.
To George S. Pappas, formerly of Seton
Lake, Lillooet, sub-contractor on
the Pacific Great Eastern Railway.
TAKE NOTICE that a plaint has been
entered and a summons issued against
you in the above County Court by Geo,
Tokoff, of Seton Lake, Lillooet, laborer,
for the sum of $250.00 for cash loaned,
and an order has been made that the
publication of a notice of the entry of
such plaint in the Lillooet Prospector
newspaper, and forwarding a copy of
the notice by registered mail addressed
to you at Lillooet postoffice, shall be
deemed to be good and sufficient service
of the summons upon you.
You are required to enter a dispute
note within 30 days from the 24th day
of May, ^913, at the Registrar's Office
at Lillooet, B. C, and if you do not
enter such dispute note judgment may
be signed against you and the plaintiff
may proceed to execution.
Dated this 24th day of May, '9f3.
Water Notice.
NOTICE is hereby given that John
McLellan Mackinnon, of 413 Granville
street, Vancouver, B. C, will apply for
a licence to take and use one cubic foot
per second of water out of Fountain
creek, which flows in a north-westerly
direction through Crown lands and
Fountain Indian Reserve No. 1, and
empties into Fraser river near District
Lot 1160, Group 1, Lillooet District.
The water will be diverted about
three miles from the Fraser river, and
will be used for irrigation purposes on
Lots 702 and 1160, Group 1, Lillooet
This notice was posted at conspicuous points in the neighborhood of
the point of diversion and of the proposed place of use, on the 17th day of
June, 1913.
This 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.
John McLellan MacKinnon,
Public Notice.
Sealed tenders for the purchase of an
undivided one-half of 37  1-2  acres of
Lot 1593, Group   1, District of Lillooet,
Province of British Columbia, the pro-
Eerty of the above-named deceased, will
e received  by the   undersigned until
noon, the 16th day of June, A. D. 1913.
The  highest or any tender will not
necessarily be accepted.
Official Administrator,
Ashcroft, B. C.
—AND —
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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 objection
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.
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Water Notice
NOTICE is hereby given that Antonio
Viera, of Bridge River, farmer, will
apply for a licence to take and use one
cubic foot per second of water out of
Strawberry Creek, which flows in a
Southerly direction through P. R. J 610
and empties into Bridge River near P.
R. 16I0. The water will be diverted at
about )-2 a mile from Bridge River, and
will be used for irrigation purposes on
the land described as P. R. 16J 0.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 10th day of May, 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.
May 23. Applicant.
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Listings of Lillooet Farm Lands and Town Property. If you
have property for sale we can find you a buyer. We write
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They can't be beat. Let us attend to your conveyencing.
Notary Public always on hand.
Boultbee, Jacks and Cruickshank,
Exclusive agents for the Lillooet Townsite Addition.
Water Notice
For A Licence To Take And Use Water
NOTICE is hereby given that Anthony
S. Ulrich, of 132 Mile House, Cariboo
Road, B.C., will apply for a licence to
take and use five hundred inches of
wateroutof St.Joseph river,which flows
in a north-westerly direction through
Lac La Hache Valley and empties into
Williams Lake. The water will be diverted at the mouth of Lac La Hache |
and will be used for irrigation purposes
on the land described as Locs 146,612,613
693 and 694, group 1, Lillooet  District.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 22nd day of May, lyl3. 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.
Anthony S Ulrich
J. R. Murphy
May 30, 1913.
(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.
TAKE NOTICE that Andrew Ferguson and Adolphus Williams, both of the
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
fjr  Certificates of Improvements  for
the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants
of the above claims. „„«-„„«
that action, under Section 85, must be
commenced befoie the issue of such
Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 6th day of June, A. D.
Cancellation of Reserve.
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 10 oz. duck tent, 18x24,
with five-foot walls, price Fifty Dollars.
Half-Way House, Lytton Road.
NOTICE is hereby given that
the reserve existing upon Crown
lands in the Cariboo and Cassiar
Districts by reason of a notice,
bearing date September 12,1907,
and published in the British Columbia Gazette on September 12,
1907, as well as thf reserve existing upon Crown lands within the
Land Recording Districts of Cariboo and Lillooet and the Kamloops Division of Yale Land Recording District by reason of a
notice, bearing date April 3,1911,
and published in the British Columbia Gazette on April 6,1911,
is cancelled in so far as the same
affect the acquisition of lands
under the provisions of the "Coal
and Petroleum Act."
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B. C, April 14, 1913.
Famous Passion Play, and best
Wild Animal Films ever shown
in West, together with many
Dramas and Comedies.
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.
between Jim Fot and Jim  Yat Sow,
trading in the town of Lillooet, has this
day been dissolved by  mutual consent,
and all debts and liabilities are assumed
by Jim Fot,   and will be  received and
paid by him.
Dated at Lillooet, B.C., May 23, 1913.
Witness: Samuel Gibbs,
James T. Farmer.
All the Fun of the Fair.
Good Place to
Spend an Evening
Mineral Production of B. C. Last Year Over
$32,000,000—Coal and Copper Predominate.
Revised statistics of mineral
production in British Columbia in
1912 will, when published, show
that the preliminary estimate of
the Provincial Mineralogist, given
out about the middle of January,
was within $200,000 or $300,000
of the actual recorded value of
the production. Exact figures
are not yet available for publication, but it is known that the
total is in excess of $32,000,000.
The approximate proportions are:
Metalliferous minerals, $18,000,-
000; non-metalliferous minerals,
$14,000,000. In round figures
the value of the respective minerals may be stated about as follows: Gold (placer and lode),
$5,800,000; silver, $1,800,000; lead
$1,800,000 ; copper, $8,300,000 ;
zinc, $300,000; coal and coke, $10,-
500,000;; building materials, etc.,
$3,500,000. As already stated,
these are not exact, but they are
near enough to be accepted as
indicating what the official records may be expected to show
when they shall be available for
Placer gold reached the highest
total in the four years since 1908.
Lode gold was within $11,000 of
the highest total on record in the
province, namely, that for 1910.
Not so favorable is the comparison of total gold-placer and lode
together—for in four previous
years was the total of 1912 exceeded, as follows: As against a
total of less than $5,900,000 in
1912, totals of higher years were:
1910, $6,073,380; 1908, $5,929,880;
1906, *o, 902,402, and 1902, $6,-
001,409. Silver was higher in
value than for any other year
since 1906, and in quantity since
1905. Lead had the highest
figures, both in quantity and
value, in five years, 1908-1912.
Copper figures were the highest
on record in all years, as to both
quantity and value. In zinc the
comparison is not favorable to
last year. Coal shows a value
nearly $600,000 less than in 1910,
but it is $1,500,000 higher than
tne total for 1911, and more than I
Lar/e Coyote Fired on Seaton Lake
-Cost Over $.3,000.
With a roar that could be heard
for miles a lar)?e coyote shot was
fired close to the foot of Seaton
lake on Friday afternoon. The
charge comprized 500 kegs of
powder. The purpose of the
blast was to clear a massive and
high jutting point of rock which
runs some distance into the lake.
The total cost of the shot was
over $3,000. Cost of powder
amounted to $1,625. Driving the
hole, which was 125 feet long, in
exceptionally stubborn rock, at
$10 per foot, amounted to $1250.
The blast was fairly successful,
displacing an immense amount
of rock.
A woman who passed the spot
shortly after the explosion was
overcome by the gasses from the
powder, and remained unconscious for four hours. She has
now completely recovered.
$2,000,000 higher than that of
1909, with earlier years showing
a still greater disproportion. The
coke total is the highest on record
as to value, but not as to quantity, for in 1905 the production
was 7450 tons greater. Taking
coal and coke together there was
only one year — 1910—when a
higher total value was reached,
that year having been credited
with $321,000 more than was 1912.
A considerable reduction was
made in the value placed on miscellaneous products, as compared
with that shown in the preliminary estimate, thus bringing the
total for these below that recorded for 1911. There is much difficulty in arriving at the value of
these products, for comparatively
few of those directly engaged in
their production will make returns. Yet it is believed the value
given by the Provincial Mineralogist each year is as near as can
be arrived at under the conditions.
Looking at the production returns as a whole, there is certainly good reason for satisfaction
with the generally good results
achieved in 1911. Lower average
prices may affect the 1913 total
value to an extent that will result unfavorably in making a comparison between the current year
and 1912, when the time shall
come for this to be done; again,
there will be the effect of fresh
labor difficulties on Vancouver
island to adversely affect the result of the 1913 operations, but
since the year is comparatively
young, the possible troubles of
the future may well be left to
take care of themselves when the
necessity shall arise for their
doing so. Meanwhile the fact
may reasonably be made the most
of, that the mineral production
of British Columbia in 1912 reached a total in excess of $6,000,000
higher than that of any other
year in the history of mining in
the province, with the mining industry continuing to make good
progress. —B. C. Mining News.
Pacific Great Eastern Surveyors are
Active Near Clinton.
The Pacific Great Eastern surveyors are working with great
energy near Clinton in the direction of that town. Every indication points to the establishing
of a line of railway through Kelly
valley, passing Clinton a few
hundred yards back of the town.
Extrance Examinations.
J.   S.  Chisholm,   of   Lillooet,
Barney Rebagliati, of Lytton, and
Thos.   McGillivray,   of Foster's j
Bar, were among a septette of j
pupils who  wrote   for  a high
school entrance examination at!
Ashcroft last week.
Public Notice.
Owing to change of management of the Italian Restaurant,
creditors are requested to present
accounts to Charlie Chow, at the
restaurant, not later than July 1.
Charlie Chow.
Lillooet, B. C, June 19, 1913.
Dominion Day
To be Held at Lillooet, B. C, July 1, 2, 3.
First   Da ^
1. Bridge River Stakes, 1-2 mile and repeat
(all horses to be bred in the district), 1st, $70 00
    2nd   30 00
2. Gent's Saddle Horse Race, 1-2 mile,   SILVER CUP
3. Cowboy Race, 1-2 mile    1st, $10 00
    2nd     5 00
4. Klootchman's Horse Race, 1-4 mile
dash  1st, 10 00
  2nd 5 00
5. Ladies' Horse Race, 1-2 mile  1st, 25 00
  2nd 10 00
Games and Sports
School Children's Races $75 00
Indian Children's Races,   under 16 years  25 00
100 yards dash,   open 1st, 10 00
 2nd 5 00
Half mile, open 1st, 12 00
 2nd 4 00
Three-Legged Race- Men—75 yards...; 1st, 4 00
 2nd 2 00
Second  Day
6. Turning Stakes, Cowboy    1st, $25 00
    2nd   10 00
7. Pony Race, 1-4 mile dash, 14 1-2
hands and under  1st, 20 00
  2nd 10 00
8. Klootchman's Race,  1-4 mile dash, 1st, 10 00
  2nd 5 00
9. Indian Saddle Horse Race  1st, 15 00
  2nd 5 00
10. Bucking Contest  25 00
Games and Sports
One Mile- Men- open  1st, $15 00
 2nd 7 50
Klootchmen's Race—50 yards 1st, 5 00
 2nd 2 50
 3rd, 1 00
Married Men's Race- 50 yards PIPES and CIGARS
Men's Sack Race-75 yards 1st, 3 00
 2nd 1 50
Old Man's Race (over 50 years) 50 yards 1st, 3 00
 2nd 1 50
Tn i R i) Da v
11. Steer Riding Contest    1st, $40 00
    2nd   20 00
12. LILLOOET  STAKES,    1-2  mile
and repeat, free for all  1st, 125 00
  2nd  50 00
13. Consolation Race, 1-2 mile  1st,   20 00
  2nd    5 00
14. Obstacle Race  10 00
Games and Sports
Putting the Shot, 16 lbs 1st, $     5 00
 2nd 2 50
Hurdle Race 1st, 4 00
 2nd 2 00
Boxing in Barrels  5 00
Ladies' Foot Race 1st 5 00
 2nd 2 50
There is an ample Fund in the  hands  of  the Committee for a Series of
Baseball Games, and some good sport in this line is anticipated.
Suitable Prizes will be awarded in the various classes  of  Rock Drilling,
and in this connection some exciting matches  are expected.
Dancing !
Dominion Geologists
at Bridge River.
Geologist Bateman to Complete His
Work Next Year.
An excellent start has been
made on the work of the Dominion geological survey at Bridge
river, says Mr. E. E. Freeland,
who is in charge of the party.
Mr. Freeland was in town this
The party consists of Mr. Free-
land, three students from Ottawa,
cook and packers. Its purpose is
to make a topographical survey
of an area of about 300 or 400
square miles, south of Groundhog
mountain, embracing the Coronation and El Dorado, running
south as far as Jones' ranch.
This topographical work is intended to serve as a basis for a
complete and comprehensive geological survey of the entire area,
which will be commenced next
year, or the following year, by
Mr. Bateman of the Dominion
geological department.
At the conclusion of this year's
work it is the intention of the
department to issue a topographical map of the area covered. This
will be followed by the publication of a combined geological and
topographical map when Mr.
Bateman has completed his examination of the country.
Mr. Freeland's party will remain at Bridge river until Oct.
Fire Prevention.
(Continued from page 1)
ceived from the rangers that
notices posted by them have been
torn down or defaced. No good
citizen would do that, said Mr.
Gladwin, because those notices
and the service which is at the
back of them, are devised for
their own protection. It should
also be remembered that a heavy
penalty is attached to such action.
With this exception, excellent
support has been given the department by railway men and
others, in the prosecution of the
protection work, and the carrying
out of the laws pertaining to it,
he continued.
Speaking of the vast wealth
which the service is intended to
conserve, Mr. Gladwin called attention to the fact that British
Columbia possesses   one of the
few great timber areas of the
world.    While the countries of
the far east have lost all their timber they ever had,   while European nations are resorting to the
most intensive methods possible
to secure continuity of stand and
a   certainty of  yield,   and   are
planting trees by hand over great
areas to ensure crops in the future; while Eastern Canada and
the   New   England   States   are
clamoring for lumber and viewing
with alarm the rapidly diminishing   supplies   in   their country,
British Columbia has a vast area
of over 65 million areas of tim-
berland  which should produce,
according to estimates of experts,
at least one hundred board feet
per acre per annum, or a total of
six and a half billion feet.   This
would return to the government
over six and a half million dollars
every year.   The province is the
possessor of a glorious heritage
of over three hundred billion feet
of timber, which is quite half of
all that is standing in the Dominion at the present time.   At the
present rate of cutting, the loggers of the province are taking
only  one-fifth   of  the  amount
which   is added by the natural
processes of growth.
Preparations for Celebration Complete—Event will be Success.
Final preparations for the Dominion Day celebrations are now
well under way and all indica-
cations point to a most successful
event. July 1, 2 and 3 promise
to be days long to linger in the
memories of those who may be
participants in the fun and pleasure with which the days will be
Some exciting contests will be
witnessed in the horse-racing
events. In addition to the many
good horses in the Lillooet district, it is whispered that a few
are to be brought in from Victoria and the coast to compete for
the valuable purses offered. Chief
on the card is the Lillooet Stakes,
which always attracts a good
field and a hard-run race.
An innovation this year, in
which considerable interest is
aroused, is the drilling contest,
for which cash prizes of $150 and
$50 are offered. Several teams
have already expressed intention
to compete, and are industriously practicing.
For the baseball schedule two
purses of $150 and $50 are offered.
This is expected to result in some
good games. Numerous sideshows are being arranged.
Nor are the children forgotten.
A large appropriation has been
made for the purpose of providing
prizes for competition in all kinds
of juvenile sport. These races
will be spread over the three
days of the celebration, and will
include special events for Indian
A steer riding contest and
broncho-busting will introduce
some of the romance of the "cow
country" into the proceedings,
and introduce an element of novelty into the program. In the
sports program is included hurdle
races, boxing in barrels, putting
the shot, sack race, fat man's
race, three-legged race, and many
other interesting events.
In the arrangement of the program and the financing of the
celebration Lillooet has done its
part toward making the celebration a success. It now remains
for residents of the district to
accept the welcome offered and
avail themselves of the opportunities for enjoyment which are provided.
DEVELOP 200,000 H. P.
Bridge River Scheme Has
Large Proportions.
PROJECT WILL COST  $8,000,000.
Promoters Hope to Electrify Pacific
Great Eastern.
Expenditure involved in the
development of the plans of the
Bridge River Power Co., Ltd.,
will amount to $8,000,000, according to announcements of the
company. At least 200,000 horsepower will be developed.
The project calls for the building of a large dam on Bridge
river and a tunnel, one and three-
fourths miles long through Mission mountain to an outlet on
Seaton lake. It has just been
favorably reported on by Mr. W.
C. Smith, engineer of the water-
rights branch of the department
of lands, Victoria. Mr. Smith
made a detailed examination of
the Bridge River. Application
for water records aggregating
100,000 foot acres have been made
to the Provincial Government.
The project has also been favorably reported on by other engineers.
Power transmission at long distance has been successfully solved
and it is thought there will be
little waste between the proposed
power plant on Seaton lake and
Vancouver. The proposed power
will follow the route of the P. G.
E. railway and will be about 150
miles long. An engineering party
under the direction of Mr. Bonny-
I castle is now engaged in completing all the surveys. It has
already been established that
Bridge river at the point where
the dam will be built, is 1100 feet
higher than the level of Seaton
lake. No engineering difficulties
are expected to be encountered.
Summer Vacation ot Lillooet School
Commences—Pic-Nic Tomorrow.
Right of Way Cleared.
The P. G. E. right-of-way from
the Fraser river, westward toward Seaton lake has been cleared
for a considerable distance. Leaving the Fraser the line cuts
through the Indian settlement at
Cayoosh creek, passing close in
front of the church, crossing the
creek below Dunlop's store.
Public Notice.
V. Smith, of Ashcroft, was
registered at the Excelsior this
Alex. Phair took a trip into
town this week from his ranch
on McGillivray creek. He will be
back to take in the fun on the
J. L. Retallack, of Kaslo, was
a visitor in town this week.
Jas. K. More and A. G. Hilier
arrived in town Thursday from
the Coronation mines.
G. E. Poskett took a run into
town from Pemberton Portage
Jack McPhail has joined the
geological survey party on Bridge
Sam Duguid is in town this week
from Eburne, visiting the home
of his boyhood and renewing old
Fifteen autos are now engaged
in the passenger run between
Lillooet and Lytton, and are
plying to full capacity.
Jack Brown was on a visit to
the coast this week purchasing
supplies for some of the side
shows for the celebration.
Lillooet horsemen have welcomed the rain which has fallen
this week. It will put the track
in fine shape for the races.
Arthur F. Noel is expected
back from the coast this weekend in order to participate in the
A. G. Rebagliati's Russel auto,
which went over the bank on the
Ashcroft road last week, and
which was badly damaged, was
repaired in Lillooet and returned
to Lytton under its own power.
Around the town this week the
chief topic of interest is the Dominion Day celebration. Every
citizen is devising ways and
means to make the big carnival
one to be long remembered.
Frank Gott was in town from
Paradise ranch yesterday, and
announced his intention of competing in the old man's race, provided conditions are favorable
when the pistol is fired.
The Rev. Archdeacon E. W.
Pugh will hold Divine Services in
St. Mary's Church, Lillooet, next
Sunday, 29th inst. Early con -
munion at 8 o'clock. Morning service at 11. Evening services
at 7:30.
School's out, and for the kid
dies fishin' and ball season starts
Long summer vacation commen
ces today, the session being con
eluded with the customary examination and closing exercises.
Tomorrow the children will inaugurate their season of liberty
with a picnic, the funds for which
have been subscribed by citizens
of the town. Credit for the inauguration of the scholars is due
Mr. William Adams, who has always taken great interest in the
3chool. At present 27 scholars
are on the register.
Many outside visitors, some
from the coast, have expressed
their intention of visiting the
historic town next week.
The partnership of Cole Mur-
chison and John Culhane, pool
room proprietors, of Lillooet, B.
C, having been dissolved on the
13th of June, 1913, the business
is now being on by John Culhane
and Pat Dolan.
June 27, 1913.
The Rev. Archdeacon Pugh,
accompanied by Mrs. Pugh, will
arrive on Saturday afternoon
from Lytton.
Tunnel on Seaton Lake.
Good progress is being made
on the Pacific Great Eastern tunnel on Seaton lake. The cut
from both ends met on Monday
last. It only remains now to enlarge the cut to specified size,
which work will be completed in
two months.
Such is the statement of Mr.
T. H. Kerruish, of Bonner & Co.,
contractors for the work, who
was in town this week.
DR. BADEGRO, of Vancouver, Graduate, and
licensed to practice in British Columbia, will be in
Lillooet for a short time.
Best class of all varieties of dental work guaranteed.   Prices reasonable.
Examination Free.       Office at Excelsior, Room 9.


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