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1JLLO0ET PROSPECTOR
VOL./, NO. 21
LILLOOET,  B. C, FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 1916.
$2 PER YEAR
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g Local Items ot interest B
Stait  Made  Early  This  Week to   Open   Blockaded
Sections—Good News for the People
of Lillooet.
Ring the bells and blow the
trumpets ! L«t joy be unconfin-
ed! The P. G. E. railway officials at Vancouver have announced that trains will be
operating between Lillooet and
Squamish within two weeks. This
will be welcome news for the
long-suffering people in this part
of the country, and is almost
enough to make the biggest
temperance crank in town fall off
the water wagon.
Clearing operations were started this week from the Squamish
end of tht line on the sections
that have been blockaded since
the heavy snowstorm of January
22-23. The road is open to
Cheakamus Canyon, to a point
about nineteen miles north of the
ocean  terminal.     There are no
slides on the southern slope of
the first summit. The snow lies
from two to four feet deep
through the mountain sections.
Portions of the line are quite free
from snow, the recent mild weather having simplified the physical
problems that have had to be
dealt with at many points.
The other obstructions are
mainly of a minor character, it is
stated. Determined efforts will
be made to have the entire read
cleared and ready for traffic again
at an early date. The temperature along the route lately has
been averaging from 30 to 50
degrees above.
Mr. D'Arcy Tate, vice-president
of the P.G.E., was in Vancouver
last week consulting with operating officials and construction
representatives.
Lillooet District
Hospital Society
 *m— • <  .
The annual general meeting ef
the above Society was held on the
18th of March, 1916, at the office
of the Bank of British North
America, Lillooet, B.C.
John Dunlop, Esq., president,
in the chair.
The Hon. Secretary-treasurer
submitted the annual report and
the financial statement. These
were both approved by the meeting, and are as follows: .
The hospital management has
given good satisfaction, and in
Continued on last page.
Mr. Ludwig Says Farewell.
The undersigned begs to announce to the public that he has
resigned from the management
of the Prospector. Mr. Morrison,
formerly of Vancouver and New
Westminster, has taken charge
of the plant, and it is our earnest
hope that he will meet with the
same-courtesy in this district as
it was our fortune to experience
during the past two years.
A. E. Ludwig.
Half-Way House News
From our own cerrespendent.
Dame Nature has once again
ushered in the fever season,
bringing her usual epidemic of
spring plowing. The Half-Way
seems to be the first victim, having turned over about forty-two
acres of an intended hundred.
Competition is very close though
and we hear that Carl Milton of
che 20-mile has already sown a
Rortion of his grain. This winterer
eavy snowfall shows its bright
side, with a promise of abundant
water. In fact everything points
to an unequalled prosperity for
this section of the Eraser's fertile
valley.
The Half-way was honored
with a visit from Mr. French,
Lillooet's well known telephone
operator. His visit extended from
Saturday afternoon until the following evening.
Services will be held at the
Half-Way on Sunday, March 26,
at the usual hour. The Rev. Mr.
Butler will officiate.
Seton Lak* News
From our own correspondent.
Several cases of petty larceny
have occurred in the lake district.
It is time the guilty party or
parties were brought to justice.
Mr. Buchanan, from Half-Way
House, Lytton road, spent tne
week-end with Mr. Fournier, the
teacher of Seton Lake school,
A visit through Seton Lake
hatchery is well worth the time
of anyone interested in fish culture. To have the life of the
salmon explained by Mr. Arthur,
fish culturist, is a real treat which
no one should miss.
Fishing is a favorite pastime on
the lake creek. Several good
catches of white fish have been
made.
Lytton News
From our own correspondent.
Arthur Trute, one of Lytton's
first volunteers for active service,
he having enlisted immediately
after the declaration of war in
August, 1914, returned to the
city last week, after receiving
wounds at the battle of Ypres,
which necessitated him being laid
up in a hospital in Liverpool for
six months. Arthur received
shrapnel wounds in the elbow
which practically put his right,
arm out of commisson. He is now
on three months leave, and his
many friends hope that he may
be speedily restored to health.
Arthur is very optimistic, and
predicts the war coming to a successful conclusion for the Allies
by the end of the present year.
Lytton's contingent of thirty
good men and true left the city
for Kamloops last week, that city
being the headquarters of the
172nd regiment, or Cariboo Rangers, for which they were all enlisted.
Subscriptions to the Canadian
Patriotic Fund for the month of
February amounted to $90.25.
The Canadian Northern line being all clear, trains are running
as usual.
Mr. D. Hurley left for the coast
on Tuesday.
Chas. Keary caught a fine mess
of trout in Seton creek this week.
Thos. Hurley returned this
week from a visit to the Carson
ranch at Pavilion.
H. Keary returned to town this
week from the Lorhe mine, Bridge
River.
Roy Burkholder,of North Fork,
Bridge River, spent a few days
in town during the past week.
Mr. P. Lewis, of the Victoria
hotel, moves around with a limp,
the result of being bitten by a dog.
A new fence adds to the appearance of Mr. M. R. Eagleson's
lot on Main street.
Mr. Wong Hing returned on
Saturday from a visit to the
coast.
Mrs. Dr. Christie and Mrs. J.
N. Cran were passengers to the
coast Saturday on a visit to
friends.
Mr. French, government telegraph operator, spent Sunday at
the Half-way House, the guest of
Mr. and Mrs. McGillivary.
Do not send your job printing
out of town. We have a first-
class plant and will do your work
neatly and promply.
The mail stage arrived from
Lytton yesterday evening and
we understand we are to have a
tri-weekly service in future.
Several valuable dogs have been
poisoned in town lately and
the owners are up in arms
against the party who distributed
the poison,
Messrs. S. Duguid and B.
Durban, ranchers at the portage,
bought four horses at the Simpson ranch, 14-mile, Lytton road,
and took them home yesterday.
We want correspondents in
Clinton, Pemberton Meadows,
Pavilion, and other districts in
the surrounding country. Send
in the news and help to boost
your locality.
Several enthusiastic fishermen
in Vancouver are waiting patiently for the P.G.E. railway to open
in order to try their luck in the
many lakes and creeks around
Lillooet.
A. Bridge River resident came
to town on Saturday and after
spending a couple of days in
riotous living, started for home
on Monday. He fell into Seton
lake, but was pulled out before
any serious damage was done.
We are pleased to announce
that Mr. 0. J. Sangar, late of the
Lillooet branch of the Forest
Department, who enlisted for
overseas service as a private,
was on Jan. 21st gazetted as
second lieutenant in R. G. A.
(heavy artillery.) He is now in
England and expects to leave
shortly for France.
George Rebagliati brought a
load of alfalfa seed, flour, etc. to
town on Sunday and left his
wagon out in the yard over night.
One of the many horses that run
loose about the streets got busy
and destroyed a saek of seed and
one of flour, amounting in all to
about $25. There should be a law
against horses and other animals
running at large.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Noel are expected to arrive in town next
week to stay for the summer.
Mr. Noel is very enthusiastic
over the mining possibilities of
this section and looks for a busy
season in that line.
We would ask all subscribers
to the Prospector who are in arrears for their subscriptions to
pay up. It takes money to run a
newspaper, and although the
climate of Lillooet is very bracing and pleasant, a few dollars
will always come in handy. New
subscribers will also be welcome.
The necessary supplies and
utensils for the establishment ef
the camp to be used by the gang
who are going to build the trail
up Texas Creek to the Molybdenite property passed through town
this week. Mr. Perkins, who is
in charge of operations, is said to
have crossed the Fraser riyer to
the property. Fifteen men will
be employed to rush this trail
through.
Hearty Farewell to A. E. Ludwig
 mm
Mr. A. E. Ludwig was the guest
of honour at a gathering of a
number of his friends at the home
of Mrs. J. S. Bell on Wednesday
evening last.
This gentleman is leaving in a
short time to join up with His
Majesty's forces, and it was the
desire of those who met him to
express in a simple manner their
appreciation of his qualities, and
their hope for his future success.
It is recognized that in the conduct of the Prospector Mr. Ludwig has consistently avoided any
pandering to morbid tastes in allowing the paper to be the channel for the dissemination of that
which only besmirches. His policy
has been always, "Write about
the brightest and best side of
life," and one of the best features of the Prospector has been
that it has refused to be the cockpit for the fighting out of personal feud?.
Mr. Ludwig is no stranger to
life on the prairies, and later his
residence here in the mountains
will be reckoned among the
pleasantest of his experiences.
He leaves the district with the
heartiest good wishes of his numerous friends, and they are confident that his varied gifts will
enable him to become one more
worthy Lillooet representative as
a "Soldier of the King."-Com.
Goes to Lillooet
Mr. W. E. Morrison, a well
known resident of this city, who
was formerly ir partnership with
Mr. Fred Jackson in the Jackson
Printing company, has taken over
the Lillooet Prospeetor, and will
leave for that thriving town this
evening. Mr. Morrison is a printer of experience and a man of
business ability. He should make
the Prospector popular in the new
region and well known beyond.—
New Westminster Columbian,
Church Services
Methodist: Sunday Sehoel at 11
Evening service 7.30
Paster-Rev. J. R. Butler
"Revelation, Continuous and Progressive."
Everybody cordially invited. THE PROSPECTOR
THE   PROSPECTOR.
Published   in  the   interest   of Lillooet District
W. E. Morrison, Editor and Manager
MARCH 24. 1916.
OUR BOW.
As the Prospector appears
today under a new manager,
our readers will no doubt expect a brief outline of our
policy. If political questions
should arise which in our
judgment would affect seriously the interests we have
come to serve, then we should
be recreant to the trust reposed in us if we remained
silent. Our aim, however,
shall be not so much the success of a political party as
the establishment of good
government. The interests
of the Province in general
and of the Lillooet District inl
particular shall always command the first place* in our
attention.
The older Provinces of Canada have long ago built their
house and now they enjoy
life under settled conditions.
Not so with us. We are
young, scarcely three-fourths
of a century old. Our bouse
is "in the making" and until
it is finished we must work
with our coats off.
Our great natural resources
are becoming known to the
outside world and B.C. is being recognized by capital as
a safe place for profitable investment. The ball is now
in motion and it is for the
people of British Columbia
themselves to speed it forward with ever increasing
velocity. Wild cat speculations which may enrich a few
generally result in impairing
the reputation of the Province, and a.discredited reputation is as a disastrous to a
cornmunity as to an individual. Let our motto be:
"Truth and Justice," and as
in the case of Solomon, riches and honour will follow.
Our varied and extensive
mineral deposits, our vast
areas of fruit, timber and
agricultural lands, our inexhaustible fisheries, our
limitless witter power, our
magnificent climate and our
commanding geographical
position for tbe trade of the
Pacific Ocean are each and
all magnets of sufficient force
to irsiw eapital from the four
corners of the earth. We
have the goods ; all we need
to do is to exhibit them in
their true colours. In this effort the Prospector will join
wifch all its energy.
We are on the threshold of
great events. In the upbuilding of the Province the
Lillooef District is certainly
destined to play an important
part. Railway and water
stretches will give us new
opportunities for development, but these opportunities will call for much acti
vity, in which we should all
pull together as one man.
Brief correspondence on those
vital questions will always
find a place in our columns.
We say "brief," as the
Prospector is yet an unpretentious paper, but it is here
to grow with the country;
when more space will be
available.
LILLOOET DISTRICT.
Those who have visited
the Lillooet district, now
brought into close touch with
the Coast cities by the Pacific Great Eastern Railway,
speak in enthusiastic terms
of the fruit production of
that region and its agricultural possibilities. The fertile soil of the valleys, the
dry climate and the success
achieved so far in fruit culture, promise much for the
future. Other agricultural
production is also promising.
The mineral resources of the
region are awaiting development and much is expected
in the way of mining activity
in the immediate future. The
railway, which has been built
as the result of Provincial
government assistance, is responsible for the recent growth of settlement and a new
attention to production in
Lillooet district-New Westminster Columbian.
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DISTRICT AND PROVINCIAL NEWS
IN THE POULTRY HOUSES
Lytton's complement of thirty
recruits to the 172nd regiment
left last week for their headquarters at Kamloops, amid great enthusiasm, all the inhabitants of
the historic old town by the banks
of the Fraser turning out to bid
them farewell. The men were
in charge of Sergt. Mcintosh, who
had been drilling them at their
quarters in Lytton, where they
had been billeted for the past six
weeks. The men were in splendid form and all ready to do their
bit for the Empire in the great
war.
The Rev. Norman J. Thompson, late of Lynn Valley, North
Vancouver, preached his first
sermons as vicar of Merritt and
Nieola on Sunday.
With the idea of discouraging
the growing practice of children
of tender years playing around
the streets at late hours, the
Merritt council resolved that
steps be taken by the police to
ensure that all children unaccompanied by parents or guardians shall be kept off the streets
after specific hours 9 p.m. in
Winter and 9.30 in the summer
months.
To date, four residents of Merritt and who suppoee themselves
citizens of the country, have refused to donate one brown cent
to the local patriotic fund which
ensures that, while Nicola Valley
soldiers are facing death daily in
the trenches for their protection,
the wives of these Nicola Valley
soldiers shall be adequately supported.—News.
The owners of the Britannia
mine at Howe Sound have $5,000,
060 invested, their plant having
a present capacity of treating
1,800 tons daily, but early this
year the capacity will be increased to 2,800 tons daily. The cost
of producing copper at the mine
is- claimed to be 7.3 cents per
pound.
Water Notice
This is the season of the year
when poultrymen should not experiment.
Conduct your poultry plant
along business lines and follow
methods that others have found
successful.
This month will determine
whether or not you will be successful during the year.
Try out a sitting of eggs from
each pen where the birds have
been mated for a month and a
half. By doing this one will
learn whether the pens have been
mated properly. On the seventh
day of incubation test the eggs
and ufe of the good shaped eggs
which pass this inspection. If
fertility tests out badly change
the matings to meet the requirements.
Now is the time to get the incubator rei-.dy for operation.
Have the thermometers tested by
a clinical thermometer. Wash
and disinfect the machine thoroughly. Study the requirements
of the incubator and give the
proper ventilation at the right
time. Moisture is a prime requisite for the successful hatching of strong chicks.
Plan to hatch out your chicks
before May 15th,
Have the brooders in working
order a week before the first
batch of chicks comes out.
Disinfect and wash both the
brooders and the houses in which
one intends to rear the stock
Sell off your mongrel poultry
stock at the first opportunity,
make your choice of breed and
let the first part of the spring's
work be the establishment of a
pure-bred flock.
USE AND STORAGE
Take notice that I, Carl Milton whose
address is 20-Mila Ranch, Lytton-Lillooet Road, Lytton, B.C,, will apply for
a license to take and use and store, one
hundred inches (100) and to store 100
inches of water out of Laluwissin creek
which flows westerly and drains into
the Fraser river about 20 miles north of
mouth of Thompson river The storage
dam will be located at south half Sec.
22 Tp. 17. The capacity of the reservoir to be created is about 500 ac ft and
it will flood about 40 acres of land. The
water will be diverted from the stream
at the existing ditch head and will be
used for irrigation purposes upon the
land described as homestead frae. S.E.
& S.W. 1-4 sec. 30 Tp. 17, R*. 27 w.
of 6th M.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 15th day of November, 1915.
A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the requirements of the "Water Act" will be
filed in the office of the Water Recorder
at Ashcroft B.C.
Objections may be filed with the said
water Recorder or with the Comptroller
of water rights, Parliament Buildings,
Victoria, B.C., within thirty days after
the the first appearance of this notice in
a local newspaper.
The undertaking to be exercised is
situated in the territory about 20 miles
north of Lytton, where the Fraser river runs north to south the said land lies
east of said river.
CARL MILTON,
applicant.
The date of the first publication of
this notice is March 17.
John D. Kearns, a prominent
Catholic of Vancouver, has been
appointed license commissioner
of that city for the year 1916.
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WATER NOTICE
Diversion and Use
Take notice that John Mcintosh Jones
whose address is Big Bar, P.O. B.C. will
apply for a licence to take and use 25
acre feet of water out of an unnamed
spring known as French Bar Springs,
which flows westerly and sinks into the
ground about three - quarters of a mile
east of Lot 3472, Lillooet District.
The water will be diverted from the
stream at a point about three-quarters of
a mile east of Lot 3472, Lillooet District.
Three-quarters of a mile east of N.E. corner lot 3472, and will be used for Domestic and Irrigation purposes upon the land
described as Lot 3471. Lillooet District.
A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the "water
uct, 1914" will be filed in the office of
Waiter Recorder at Clinton, British
Columbia. Objections to the application may be filed with the .aid Water
Recorder or with the Comptroller of
Water Rights, Parliament Buildings,
Victoria, B.C.. within thirty days after
the ftrst appearance of this notice in a
local newspaper.
J. M. JONES, applicant.
This notice was first published in the
Prospector on the 8th day of October,
1915.
Water Notice
Use and Storage.
Take notice that George Henry Felker, whose address is 144 Mile House, Lac
La Hache, B.C., will apply for a license to
take and use 200 acre feet and to store
75 acre feet of water out of Jones
Creek, which flows in a N. W. direction
and drains into St. Jose River, about
one mile from St. Josephs Mission. The
storage-dam will be located at N W.
1-4 and N E 1-4 of Sec. 29, Tp. 41,
Cariboo District. The capacity of
the reservoir to be created is about 100
acre feet, and it will flood about 25
acres of land. The water will be diverted from the stream at a point about
700 yards S.E. of the N. W. corner of
N.W. 1-4 of Sec. 29, Tp. 41, Cariboo
District, and will be used for irrigation
purpose upon the land described as Lot
39, Cariboo District.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 8th day of March, 1916.
A espy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the ' 'Water Act, 1914." will be filed in the
officfi 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., within thirty days
after the first appearance of this notice
in a local newspaper.
GEORGE H. FELKER, Applicant.
The date of the first publication of
this notice is March 24, 1916.
Land,Lease Notices
LILLOOET LAND  DISTBICT
DISTBICT OF LILLOOBT
Take notice that Joseph O. Trethewey,
of Hanceville, B.C. occupation Rancher,
intends to apply for permission to lease
the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted on
the east side of a small creek that empties into the White river about six miles
in a southerly direction from H. Mac-
Dernaot's nre-emption, thence north 80
chains, thence east 80 chains, thenoe
south 80 chains, thence west 80 chains,
to point of commencement.
Joseph Ogle Trethewey, applicant
12 -Jan 7, 1916.
LILLOOET LAND DIBTBICT
DIBTBICT OF LILLOOET
Take notice that Joseph O. Trethewey
of Hanceville, B.C, occupation rancher,
intends to apply for permission to lease
the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted on the
east side of a small creek that empties
into the White river about six miles from
H. MacDermont's pre-emption taence
north 40 chains, xhence east 80 chains,
thence south 40 chains, thence west 80
chains to point of commencement,
Joseph O. Trethewey, applicant
12—Jan 7, 1916
DIBTBICT OP LILLOOBT
L-LLCGET LAHD BISTBICT
Take notice that Joseph O. Trethewey, of Hanceville, B.C., occupation
rancher, intends to apply for permission
to lease the following described land.
Commencing at a post planted about
7 1-2 miles in a southerly direction from
pre-emption 2771 on the east side of a
small creek that empties into the White
river. Commencing at this post, thence
north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,
thence south 80 chains, thence west 8t
chains, to point of commencement, 640
acres. Joseph Ogle Trethewey,
16-Jan. 17, 16. applicant
LILLOOET LAND DISTBICT
DISTBICT OF LILLOOBT
Take notice that Joseph O. Trethewey, of Hanceville, B.C. occupation
rancher, intends to apply for permission
to lease the following described land
Commencing at a post planted 7 1-2
miles in a southerly direction from preemption 2771, on the east side of a
small creek that empties into the White
river. Commencing at this post, thence
south 8o chains, thence west 8p chains,
thence north 8o chains, thence east 8o
chains to point of commencement, 640
acres. Joseph Ogle Trethewey,
16-Jan. 27, '16. applicant
-ILLOOET LA-T-I DISTBICT
DISTBICT OF LILLOOET
Take notice that Joseph O. Trethewey of Hanceville, B.C., occupation
rancher, intends to apply for permission to lease the following described
land
Commencing at a post planted about
six miles in a seutherly.-direction, from
the southwest corner of pre-emption
2771 on the west side of a small creek
that empties into the White river.
Commencing at this pest, thence north
4o chains, thence east 8o chains,
thence south 4o chains, thence west 8o
chains to point of commencement, 320
acres. Joseph Ogle Trethewey,
January 27, '16. applicant
_ILLOOBT LAND DIBTBICT
DISTBICT OF LILLOOBT
Take notice that Joseph O. Trethewey,
of Hanceville, B.C. occupation rancher,
intends to apply for permissien to
lease the following described land
Commencing at a post planted on the
east side of a small creek that empties
into the White river about six miles
in a southerly direction from H. Mac-
Dermot's pre-emption, thence south 80
chains, thence west 80 chains, thence
north 80 chains, thence east 80 chains,
to point of commencement
Joseph Ogle Trethewey, applicant
12-Jan 7, 1916
WHEN BUYING YEAST I
INSIST ON HAVING
THIS PACKAGE
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FOR   JOB   printing     DECLINE SUBSTITUTES THE PROSPECTOR
Mining Industry
Needs Attention
Prof. Gwillim, of Kingston, a
member of the deputation from
the Canadian Mining Institute,
which waited on Sir Thos. White
recently, speaking on the conditions affecting the education in
mining and metallurgy, deplored
the iarge reduction in the number
of stadents entering mining colleges. This was not dye to the
war, but the reason was that
they did not get the right material to train. He said that unless
something was done the mining
industry would be saturated with
people not Canadians; that the
institute should encourage students and treat them as cadets.
Suggestions by the members included bonuses for research work,
alteration of the mining courses
to include more mechanical training and better conditions in the
mining districts, as well as provision of mining schools for boys
leaving high school before going
to the university.
Dr. Adam Shortt, speaking on
Canadian gold and war finance,
said the Canadians spent vast
sums on frivolous extravagance,
but if it desired to do so Canada
could accumulate capital faster
than any other country, and domestic loans could be raised over
and over again with success.
WiLh.the increase in the value of
copper, nickel, wheat and other
articles needed by Britain and
the European Allies, it was futile
to concentrate on gold mining
when labor expended on that
mining could produce goods that
were demanded and obtain two
or three times the value of gold
got by similar amount of energy.
New Dominion Inspector
Mr. W. H. Lyne, assistant fruit
inspector of the Province under
the late Mr, Thos. Cunningham,
has been notified by the Dominion
authorities of his appointment
under the Federal Government
as a Dominion inspector of destructive insect pests in succession to the late Mr. Cunningham.
Mr. Lyne, who will retain his
provincial appointment, has been
with the fruit pests inspection
office for the past ele\en years.
The new office will extend the
•scope of jurisdiction of Mr. Lyne
in the task of inspecting fruit
and agricultural produc s forjn-
sact pests, both those imported
into the province and those exported .to other, provinces. At
the present time British Columbia is a large exporter of potatoes
to the United States, the eastern
provinces and Australia, all of
which must pass rigid inspection.
There will be no new appointment to the office of provincial
fruit inspector rendered vacant
by the decease of the late Mr.
Cunningham until the appointment of a new minister of agriculture. It is rumored at Victoria that the work will probably be
• divided* Mr. Lyne being given
the superintendence of all the
fumigation and* inspection work
both in regard to fruit and nursery stock, while the field work
and orchard inspection will pass
to the departmental entomologists.     ■ "','" :"'; ' "  .' :.'*- ''•'"
First among the appropriations
asked for from the Provincial
Government by the Conseratives
of Hope at their annual meeting
was one for the beginning of the
construction of a wagon road
from Hope to 23-Mile Camp.
C A. PHAIR
Lillooet,  B. C.
General
Merchant
Hardware,
Fishing Tackle,
Guns, Ammunition
Bicycles, Paints,
Furniture, Lumber,
Photo Supplies,
Miners' Supplies,
Wire Fencing,
Kodaks,
Na-Dru-Co. Drugs,
Stationery,
Crockery, Saddlery,
Shoes, Tents,
Dry Goods,   Glass,
Mens' Furnishings,
Groceries and Grain.
Agent   For   ,
Eastman Kodaks,
Edison Phonographs
Moore Lights,
Singer Sewing Machine
Bapco Paints.
Hours: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Terms Cash
Feed Stable
Horses and Rigs for Hire
Light and Heavy Draying
Express Delivery
W. A. KET1YLS, & CO.,
Proprietors
HOSFITAL REPORT
(From page one)
all departments rendered efficient ser vice. Your directors have
not so far had any complaint from
the numerous patients treated,
nor from any person -interested
in the Institution. The lessees,
Doctors Newcombe and Martin,
continue to observe and act up to
the conditions and stipulations
expressed in the agreement of
lease entered into. Their lease
I expires in the month of November
| next.
During the year there one
I hundred and twenty patients
\ treated at the Institution. Thirty
of this number were local and the
balance outsiders. Five deaths
occurred. Out of the thirty local
patients treated, thirteen paid
for their treatment.
The alteration in the basement
of the hospital building provides
for every comfort; and the addition of sixteen beds, which was
made, should provide ample room
for the needs of the present as
well as the near future.
Upstairs the wards are in good
order, as are the kitchen and
toilet arrangements.
The hospital has been inspected
by members of the board to their
satisfaction.
FINANCIAL STATEMENT.
Balance on hand at 31st
March, 1915,       - $140.75
Bank interest to Nov.
30th, 1915,       -        -        2.70
Account paid for advertising,      -      -••"".. ' $
Balance on  hand   18th
March, 1916,
2.50
140.95
$143.45 $143.45
Certified correct,
(signed) S. S. Idiens, Auditor.
The retiring directors, Messrs.
J. D. Dunlop and J. Russell, were
re-elected.
Mr. W. Adams was elected to
the board in place of W. J. Abercrombie.
Mr. S. S. Idiens was appointed
auditor for the ensuing year. •
J. N. Cran,
Hon. Secy.-Treas.
Saddle Horses
Pack Horses,
Single and Double Rigs
for Hire.
LIGHT OR HEAVY
PREIOHT1NO.
Hunting Parties Furnished.
STEPHEN & J, RETASKET.
EXCELSIOR HOTE!-
Alex. C. Phair, Proprietor
A First-Class Table.
WINES, LIQUORS, AND THE BEST OF CIGARS
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VICTORIA
Well Furnished Rooms.     Hot  and Cold Baths.
Excellent Table.   First-class Bar. Sample R«oms.
HEADQUARTERS   FOR  TOURISTS,   MINERS  and; WMMERCIAL  MEN
Automobilea for Hire at. Any Hour,      ,,
P. LEWIS,
Proprietor
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All Canada is
Now Prospering
Canadian bank clearings for
the month of February made a
new high record and passed the
record mcnth of 1913, the margin
being $1,452,200. The increase
over February, 1915, is 41 per
cent., and February, 1914, 11.4
per cent.
The municipal bonds sales in
Canada for February as compiled
by the Monetary Times, amounted to $2,488,351, as compared
with $2,971,175 for January, and
$3,047,000 for the corresponding
period of last year. There were
also $86,500 sold to United States
houses during February.
Comparing the record of-Ffeb-
ruary, 1915, with that of last
month, the bond sales are as follows: Canada, 1916, $2,488,351;
1915, $3,047,000.
Gross earnings of Canadian
railroads in February came within a few thonsand dollars of
equalling the high record total
for the month established in 1913.
Sentenced for Aiding
Enemies to Escape
Winnipeg, March 20. -Convicted of aiding His Majesty's enemies to leave Canada, David Nie-
man, a German, was today in
the assize court sentenced to six
months' imprisonment.
Nieman was originally charged
with treason, but Judge McDonald withdrew that charge from
the jury	
Job Printing
of every description can
be obtained
from our Job
Department
Delivered When Promised and Correct When
Delivered «'&.• &-?'/? -.nxih
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Satisfaction   G u a ra n •
, teed.   Give; tiij a trial
Order    .   .   .   .   .   .
.J','1    "•■'; "'■'
Lillooet
Prospector ;
Jobbing     i
Department.

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