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VOL. fi NO. 30
LILLOOET,  B. C, FRIDAY, MAY 26, 1916.
Measure Introduced in Legislature will put Hotels, Clubs and
Liquor Stores Out of Business
as far as Sale of Intoxicating
Drinks is Concerned.
Victoria, May 23. —The Government's Prohibition Bill introduced
into the House this afternoon, is
no half-way measure. The sale
of liquor as a beverage is absolutely prohibited, the penalty in
the case of a private person being from six months to a year's
imprisonment without option of
The measure, if passed by the
people, will put hotels, retail
liquor stores and even clubs absolutely out of business as far as
the sale of intoxicating drinks is
concerned. Liquor may only be
sold for export purposes.
However, the Government may
not rely absolutely upon its own
judgment in regard to the problem of compensation for the loss
of these supposed vested interests. When the bill comes before
the House for its second reading
a proposal to appoint a commission to decide whether compensation will be paid to the hotel
men and liquor interests will be
•discussed.  .
But the issue to be placed before the people on the day of the
referendum will be a direct one.
They will be asked whether they
want prohibition or not. If they
do, then the question of compensation may be considered by the
proposed commission.
The bill as introduced this afternoon is even more prohibitive
in some of its phases than the
Hugh John McDonald Act passed
by the Manitoba Legislature.
Strict penalties are provided for
infractions of the act. For keeping liquor for sale, or selling it,
or disposing of it in any way for
money, a penalty of from six to
twelve months' imprisonment
without option of fine is provided.
In the case of companies a fine of
$1,000 is specified:
The enforcement of the measure is placed in the hands of both
municipal and provincial police.
When a conviction is secured
through the efforts of civic or
municipal police, the fine is paid
into the municipal treasury. In
other cases it goes to the treasury
of the province.
For other than beverage purposes the sale of liquor through
government dispensaries is provided for.     These  government
agencies will be for the most part
in the hands of the provincial
wlice,  who will dispose of the
iuuor in certain specified quantises to druggists, dentists, physicians, veterinaries and hospitals.
A  salary   will   be  paid to the
vendors and none of them will be
permitted to profit by their work.
Trains leave Squamish for Lillooet on
Tuesdays and Saturdays, returning on
Wednesdays and Mondays, leaving Lillooet at 7 a.m.
Trains leave Squamish for Clinton on
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, returning on Tuesdays, Thursdays and
Saturdays, and passing through Lillooet
at 10.18 a.m.
Special week-end tickets from Vancouver to Lillooet, good from Saturday
until Monday, $8.15.
Father of William and John MacIntyre, of Lillooet, Passed
Away at Merritt
At one o'clock on Friday last
there passed away at the Cold-
water hotel, Merritt, in the presence of his three sons, a true
type of the Canadian gentleman
in the person of Angus Maclntyre, a deeply revered father and
a man beloved by all who were
privileged with his acquaintance.
•The late Mr. Mclntyre was 76
years old and was born in Cape
Breton. He was for many years
actively associated with mining
and engineering in the east, for
the most part at Sydney, N.S.
Coming west four years ago, he
spent the autumn of his days
with his sons, John and William
at Lillooet and Murdock at Merritt. A wide circle of business
and private friends in the east
and west will regret his demise,
and sympathy will be extended
to the sorrowing relatives.
The funeral was held on Sunday to the Presbyterian church,
Merritt, and was very largely attended by the many frierds of
the deceased.
Local Items of Interest
Rev. Father Rohr will celebrate
Mass in the church here next
Sunday at 10 a.m.
'Two cases of measles and typhoid fever have been reported
from the 12-mile Indian reserve.
Mr. B. Robb, traveller for
Kelly, Douglas & Co,, Vancouver,
was in town on Saturday and reported business good.
Messrs. Wm. and Jno. Maclntyre returned on Tuesday from
Merritt, where they attended the
funeral of their father, the late
Angus Mclntyre.
Hop Wo, a Clinton Chinaman,
was last week sentenced to six
months in jail for having liquor
in his possession for sale. Magistrate Lunn tried the case.
Mr. A. Phair of the Excelsior
hotel, who has been a patient in
the General Hospital, Vancouver,
for some time, returned to town
on Monday evening. He has almost recovered from his recent
serious illness.
The 24th of May was spent
very quietly in Lillooet, a large
number of our citizens, who believe in production and thrift,
spending the day in their vegetable gardens.    A collection was
Here, right in our town, on Monday evening next,
May 29th, at eight o'clock, at Santini's hall, the story of
the Canadian Patriotic Fund and its usefulness will be told
by Mr. F. Nation, the Fund's B. C. Secretary.
As most people know, this Fund is supported
. by voluntary effort and is administered very largely by
voluntary work, but many are anxious to learn more of its
working and its management.
And so Mr. Nation is coming to Lillooet. In him you
have one who knows more and can tell you more about the
Fund than any otner man in the province. He can tell you
everything about this great work that you may desire to
Perhaps you have questions to ask. Come and 3ee Mr.
Nation and ask them. Perhaps you have advice to give.
Come and offer it to Mr. Nation. He is brainy, and appreciates wise counsel. Perhaps you have complaints to make.
Mr. Nation knows that honest criticism is the life-blood of
a democratic people, and he will either enable you to justify
your complaints and remedy the wrong, or will bowl over
your objections like ninepins.
Lillooet has done good work, is now doing good work,
and in the future will do its best work. Half a hundred or
more of its fine fellows have said, "I offer my life." It is
up to you to say, "I offer my time and services." There
are a hundred ways in which you can ''keep the home fires
burning," and Mr. Nation, with his wide experience, will
tell us how best to do it.
Our work is only commencing.
And while the titanic effort is being made in the
old world to crush the viper of tyranny and greed, let us
here in our lovely mountain home back up that effort to the
limit of our capacity. Men, women and children can all
help. I met an old gentleman in Lillooet the other evening,
whom I have seen working hard day after day in his
garden. He said to me: "I am over 86 years of age."
Fellow citizens! That's the kind of grit that is going to win
the war.
Come and hear Mr. Nation and talk it over. Come
and hear the children sing. Come and hear a stirring poem
recited by the author. Come and take refreshments, which
are free.   Leave politics at home. — W.T.B.
taken up and the children were
treated to a number of foot races
in the evening.
Mr. Kermode, director of the
provincial museum, was a visitor
at the hatchery last week.
All accounts due Messrs. Mear-
on & Kettyls have been placed in
Mrs. J. Mclntyre's hands for
Mrs. Stanley Marshall, who resides near Seton Lake, shot a
large lynx this week. The animal was prowling around her hen
coop. Mrs. Marshall fired three
shots before she finally brought
him down.
Wm. La Rochelle was fined $50
and costs by Stipendiary Magistrate Dunlop on Tnesday for
supplying liquor to a Indian.
Wm. Curry, charged with a similar offence, also had to handover
the same amount.
Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Dam and
Mrs. W. H. Dinmore, who have
been spending the winter in
Seattle, arrived in town on Friday. Mr. Dam is manager of the
Golden Dream Mining Co., having valuable claims in the Bridge
River district, and will operate
a mining property on the South
Fork during the summer months.
The party left on Wednesday
morning in D. Craig's car for
Bridge Rivet. Mr. Craig found
the roads in badshape. but made
the trip without any mishaps,
Messrs. S. C. Mearon, W. Kettyls and J. Mclntyre (Postmaster)
will leave next Monday for Swan
Lake, in the Peace River country,
taking with them eight horses,
five from here and three from
Fort George. They will drive to
Fort George. It is the intention
of Messrs. Mearon and Kettyls to
go into the livery business in that
country and they will also take up
land. Mr. Mclntyre will return
to Lillooet in about two month's
time. Mrs. Mearon will go by
train by way of Edmonton.
Jack Jacks, a prospector, was
in town this week exhibiting
several wounds which he received
in an encounter with a bear.
Jacks and a friend were sitting
on a log on the banks of Black-
water creek, enjoying the magnificent scenery and balmy air of
this glorious country, when a
huge black bear came in sight
and immediately commenced a
vicious attack on Jacks. The
prospector's arms and face were
badly bitten and scratched and
his clothes were wrecked. The
bear finally threw his victim over
the bank and disappeared before
the other man could get his rifle
into action.
Jim Man Lee appeared before
Stipendiary Magistrate Dunlop
on Monday evening on the charge
of unlawfully trafficking in liquor.
He was remanded for eight days
and in the meantime is out on
$2500 bail. A large quantity of
liquor was found on his premises
by Constable Bourne. The accused will come up for trial on
Monday and the case promises to
be very interesting. We understand the Chinaman has engaged
a Vancouver lawyer to defend
him. Dominion Constable E.
McLeod, of Lytton, is working
on the case for the Indian department. THE  LILLOOET  PROSPECTOR
The Lillooet Prospector
Published in the Interest of Lillooet District.
W. E. Morrison. Editor and Proprietor
MAY 28, 1916.
Mr. Asquith And Ireland
It is hoped that Mr. As-
quith's visit to Ireland will
result in shaping some policy
by which the Irish people
themselves will be responsible for law and order in the
nation. Ireland is virtually
governed by Dublin Castle
and Dublin Castle is not
Irish, at least not Irish in
sentiment or in national as- f
If there is any one thing
more than another connected
with the affairs of the United
Kingdom which we Canadians know little about that
thing is Dublin Castle. In
the short space at our disposal we can only give a very
brief outline, though the
subject would provide interesting material for a good
sized volume..
Dublin Castle, physically
speaking, is a collection of
buildings in the heart of
Dublin and contains the
palace of the Lord Lieutenant. Dublin Castle, speaking administratively, includes all government buildings
in Dublin, from v. hich the
affairs of the nation are administered. At the head is
the Viceroy, who 4s appointed by the Crown, and he in
turn appoints a Privy Council of about sixty members.
But the Lord Lieutenant or
Viceroy is onlv a figurehead.
The real head of this Privy
Council, which means the
Government of Ireland, is the
Secretary of State, the last
incumbent being Mr. Birrell.
But the Secretary of State is
a political appointment, and
he may have been elected
by any constituency in England, Scotland or Wales.
There is, therefore, not one
man in the Government of
Ireland elected by the Irish
people. The parliamentary
duties of the Secretary. of
State require his presence so
much in England that he can
devote but little attention to
Ireland. But he appoints an
Under Secretary of State,
who resides in Dublin, and
who is the actual director of
the Dublin Castle machine.
This man may be a Welshman and the Irish have no
voice in his appointment.
Under these three officials
is the Privy Council and this
combination constitutes the
Government of Ireland. This
Government administers the
affairs of Ireland through
sixty -seven complicated and
irresponsible bodies called
bureaus, boards, departments, etc. In this Government from the highest official to the lowest there is not
one man within the remotest
reach of Irish public opinion.
Some are responsible to the
British Government, some
are responsible in theory to
the Chief Secretary, but not
one among them has any fear
of the public opinion or the
country whose affairs he
governs and whose money he
spends. This is Dublin Castle,
which with its 100,000 permanent officials and employes
rules Ireland according to its
own sweet will.
Scotland with an equal
population has 963 officials
drawing $800 a year and
over. Ireland has of the
same class 4,539, not one of
whom is chosen by the Irish
people who pay their salary.
Scotland maintains 2900
convicts at a cost of $435,000
annually. Ireland maintains
2500 convicts at a cost of
$535,000 annually.
SuchisDublin Castle, which
Mr. Asquith no doubt is earnestly trying to shape or ship.
When you come  to Vancouver
XT Fashion-Craft
Spring and Summer Suits
Whether you buy or not, we
will be pleased to show you
514 Granville Street
What to Forget.
If you would increase your
happiness and prolong your
life, forget your neighbour's
faults. Forget all the slander you have ever heard. Forget the temptations. Forget
the fault finding, and give a
little thought to the cause
which provoked it. Forget
the peculiarities of your
friends, and only remember
the good points which make
you fond of them. Forget all
personal quarrels or histories
you may have heard by accident, and which, if repeated, would seem a thousand
times worse than they are.
Blot out as far as possible all
the disagreeables of life;
they will come, but will only
grow larger when you remember them, and the constant thoughts of the acts of
meanness, or, worse still,
malice, will only tend to make
you more familiar with them.
Obliterate everything disagreeable from yesterday,
start out with a new sheet
today, and write upon it for
sweet memory's sake only the
things which are lovely and
lovable. —Claremont Herald.
Lands, Mines, Insurance and Collections
Mining business iii all branches
a specialty.   Farms for
sale or lease.
Lillooet,   - British Columbia
land leass notices
Take notice that The Marquess of
Exeter of Bridge Creek, B. C., occupation Rancher, intends to apply for permission to lease the following described
Commencing at a post planted 20
chains south of the N. W. corner of section 2957, thence 40 chains east, thence
40 chains south, thence 40 chains west,
thence 40 chains north to point of commencement:
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 8th day of March, 1916.
The Marquess of Exeter, applicant.
Per William Henry Buse, Agent.
22—March 31, 1916.
j When in Vancouver
Stop  at
« *      ' - r
The Burrard Hotel
(One Block East of New C.P.R. Depot)
American and European Plan     f
Under New Management I
I J. McGillivary,      -      Proprietor
Headquarters for Mining Men
Chas. Mason, Mgr,
Quests Comfort
is    My   Motto
Corner Hastings and
Cambie Streets
Vancouver, B. C.
Castle Hotel
W. S. Dickson & Robt. F. Leighton
High-class in
Every Respect
Choicest Wines, Liquors
and Cigars
Granville Street
Opposite Orpheum Theatre
and Hotel Vancouver
956-958-960 Powell St., Vancouver, B.C.
We pay Highest Prices and give Prompt Returns
Please mention the Prospector when patronizing the above firms THE  LILLOOET  PROSPECTOR
H/~\ FFICERr said Cissy, looking up from her magazine,
"did you say officer?
The train was sliding Into Quebec
with the light taut breath of a young
runner. The morning air was a
shiver ot diamonds. The passengers
had waked, wondered, breakfasted,
and were about to alight.
Cissy was tbe sort ot American
who got her hats out of Vogue, her
views out of the Smart Set, and her
be klnda bard on neutrally **
Aa the red-sledded and be-bnffa-
loed conveyance tinkled off down the
street, while dad got busy on the
French-named sbopfronts. Cissy's
bead came breathlessly round.
"He didn't go away on the train
after all, dad—be Just went through
It.   He's In the sleigh behind.
Captain Morlarty was a Canad'an
—from Ireland, via New York, for
adventure. He had spent five hard-
riding    years    tn    the    Northwest
OfficerT said   Cissy "Where
checks out nt oad. The, hats were
nuall, the views were broad, but
the checks were the loudest plaids
vou ever saw and still growing
Cissy had set her heart on a white
Christmas, a crinkle-treed, sleigh-
belled, buffalo-robed Christmas
Where else were tbe use of the finest
fur coat between here and Madame
Polarbear'B At Home.
But New York—nice, haughty
sleety-eyed New York—just wouldn't
accommodate. ~" 	
Wherefore Cissy had stamped a
thirteen-inch-bigh-booted foot under
the shortest skirt you ever saw. short
of the bathing beach, and dad got the
He also got the way to the nearest
ticket office—or rather the chaffeur
did—and the net result was twin
tickets for Canada. Dad and Cissy
were all there was lo it down home
«*cept servants.
Cap   Moaarty »v4» ^
Canadian from. Ireland
via New York
/•Where?" said Cissy  again, flatten
tag her pretty nose against tbe cool
pane,"daddy,   I   want   an  officer   for
Christmas too, please may I?"
As if In answer, the door a. the fai
end of the car opened and the girl In
tbe compartment saw a man stride
tn. He had hair the color of his
khaki suit, and you knew from the
■et of his mouth that bis eyes were
"Two button-tglngses on bis arm
daddy," said Miss Inquisitive, us thp
porter hustled the suit cases down
the aisle, "no. three. What make is
"Captain, I think. You you're neutral, Cis, don't you forget It."
'Neutral V said his daughter, with
bet first lungful of true north air
"seems to ma this climate is going to
the life out of one. The north pumps
it tn and uses tt up again at top pressure. The long miles melted iiuo
"How can you leave it?" Cissy
burst out at last, "this glorious country—bow can you go there to the
guns and the gaa and those awful,
awful trenches?"
"How could I stay? The more wonderful it is—child, child. Isn't It
worth fighting for? But you're neutral.   You couldn't understand?"
She touched his arm timidly. He
looked so grim.
"Oh. but I do!" she whispered.
"My great-great-grandfather fought
under Washington. This ain't my
country—but if it were, how I would
The captain was more afraid then
than thousands of Germans would
have made htm. But ha cbm^J
Straight for the guns.
Mounted Police. Now he Is going
home; because no matter how far a
Briton travels, be'e Briton still. And
when It comes to a scrap, your Irishman Is the grittiest Briton of them
His battalion was wintering In
Montreal, but Morlarty himself had
leave for Christmas and he had run
down to the Chateau Frontei_ac for a
little of the sport on ski, toboggan,
skate and sleigh, that he so loved.
Incidentally and unconsciously, he
had packed a little arrow In his bag,
a strange, gold-headed steelbarbed bit
of viciousness unknown to military
authorities, tbe mate of which had
been slid into the wardrobe trunk of
tbe girl from New York. He didn't
know it. And she didn't know It
But the little French-eyed cupids of
Quebec had wired ahead for just that
Dad met the captain in the morning—oh yes, such things do happen—
and Cissy met him at lunch. It waa
thrilling to talk to a real soldier.
Most of tbe men she knew had raised
u moustache for tbe Allies—and that
was all. -
When' he proposei. tobogganing
Cissy hunted up her furriest, fluffiest,
fetchingest coat and complied. Incidentally, the French cupid transferred
the arrow from tbe trunk to her eyes
—big, dark eyes they were and disastrously eyelashed.
The streets tingled with life. They
flowed with color. Everywhere yon
heard tbe lilt of Gallic laughter.
There were eoldiers too, endless
groups of them. And every group encountered, when one was on the
magic company of an officer, meant a
salute. CMay had been bowed to,
cringed to, kneeled to, but saiuted by
real active-service soldiers—never
before.   It was thrilling.
Tobogganing is the king of winter
sports, the Coney Island climax of
speed-daring, swallow-darting adventure. The most popular slide ii. Quebec starts from under the shadow of
the King's Bastion of the Citadel and
ends on Dufferin Terrace at the entrance to the Chateau Frontenac tea
room. It starts as "pleased-to-meet-
you, glad-you-steer"; it Roes a quarter of a mile in something under
thirty seconds; and when it has
landed you breathlesi and well-
acquainted at the door of the ten
room- why. after half an hour of
such glorious fellowship, you just
naturally drift in.
White bands over a dainty teapot—
warm fragrance of the subtle Orient
in every sip      i
"After all, we're one race," said the
captain, smiling, "what do you say to
snowshoelng to-morrow?"
The day was a perfect pearl, a sundrenched ecstasy.   The south takes
Most of the
moustache fcr
tKc allies-
arid let it *>
at that.
"Would you take a stake In it If It
were offered to you very, very humbly? Just one Canadian heart, dear?]
We have to move quickly these daya.i
There are no long courtships ln war.
time." j
There wasn't a sound In all the
white world.
"It isn't true. It couldn't be," said
Cissy, awed, "and yet I know I love
Out of the end of a feathery, snow-
draped bough, tbe little French cupld
laughed. And then he sighed. Far,
far away, a bugle at the Citadel had
played "fall in."
And yet 1 lov« you
Take notice that I, Oren Otis Janes,
whose address is Clinton, B.C., will apply for a license to take and use 200
acre feet and to store 100 acre feet of
water out of an unnamed Lake which
flows south and drains into an unnamed
Lake about Lot No. 1689. Lillooet District. The storage dam will be located
at 10 chains south and 10 chains east of
the N.W. corner of Lot No. 1683, Lillooet District. The capacity of the reservoir is the area of the present lake,
and it will flood about one hundred acres
of land. Tlie water will be diverted
from the lake at a point about 10 chains
south and 10 chains east of the N.W.
comer of Lot No. 1683 and will be used
for irrigation purpose upon the land described as Lot No. 1707, Lillooet District.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 11th day of April, 1916.
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 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 the first appearance of this notice in
a local newspaper.
H. P. HORAN, Agent.
The date of the first publication of
this notice is April 28, 1916.
Take notice that Anthony Bishop, whose
address is Gang Ranch P.O., B.C., will
apply for a licence to take and use 100
i acre-feet of water and to store 100 acre-
feet of water out of China lake at a
point known as the "Dam", also known
as Little Churn Creek, which fiows southeast and drains into Fraser river about
1 mile from the south-east corner of P.
R. No. 2477, Lillooet district. The storage-dam will be located at 100 yds.south
of the S.W. cor. of lot 3900. The
capacity of the reservoir is in excess of
the present requirements for lot 225,
and it will flood about acres of land.
|The water will be diverted from the
stream at a point about at the "Dam"
at E map 4618 and will be used for irrigation purpose upon the land described
as P.R. No. 3032, Lillooet district.
The notice was posted on the ground
on the I2th day of April. 1916.
A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the "water
act, 1914" will be filed in the office of
Water Recorder at Clinton, British
Columbia. Objections to the application may be filed with the s>aid 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.
By H P. HORAN, Agent.
The date of the first publication of
this notice is May 19, 1916.
The first car of wheat grown in
the Nicola Valley and shipped to
the coast was made recently by S.
Kirby, from his ranch at Nicola,
the Brackman-Ker Co. being the
buyers, and the price $37 per ton.
Pte. Geo. Barker, Quenel, who
enlisted last May with the 54th
Batt., died in England after
spending some months in the
trenches. The cold wet of the
trenches undermined his system.
More than 7,000 troops will
train at Vernon this year. The
121st and 131 Battalions, now
stationed at New Westminster,
have been notified to be in readiness to go to Vernon about June 1.
Take notice that Anthony Bishop,
whose address is Empire Valley, B.C.,
will apply for a licence to take and use
320 acre feet of water and to store 320
acre feet of water out of Grinder, which
flows east and drains into Fraser river
about 1 mite from the S.E. corner of P.
R. No. 2477, Lillooet district. The
storage-dam will be located at 100 yards
south of the S.W. corner of Lot No.
3900. The capacity of the reservoir t-o
be created is about 320 acre feet, and it
will flood about 100 by 50 yards of land.
The water will be diverted from the
stream at a point about 11-4 miles east
of the east boundary of lot No. 2271,
Lillooet district and will be used for irrigation purpose upon the land described
as lot No. 312, Lillooet district.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 10th day of January, 1916.
A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the ' 'Water Act, 1914." 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., within thirty days
after the first appearance of this notice
in a local newspaper.
By H. P. HORAN, Agent.
The date of the first publication of
this notice is May 19. 1916.
If you ride a bicycle and talk
intelligently about a motor to
drive it, I can offer you a means
of making money. Write Fred
A. Caton, 6U View street, Victoria, B.C. THE  LILLOOET  PROSPECTOR
Editor Prospector:
Sir, —If there is still a pessimist
in Lillooet, I would ask him to
get a horse and take a slow ride
down the west bank of the Fraser
river from Lillooet to Texas Creek.
To our visitors, I would suggest
the same. The great confidence
evidenced by the development of
the ranch land in that section of
our rich community will surely
cure the most obstinate pessimist
and open the eyes of our visitors
not only to the possibilities but
the actualities of the Lillooet
district as one of the richest
farming and fruit growing sections in this fair province. Everywhere we see new land being
cleared and planted, orchards being laid out, and the older land
giving promise of a bumper harvest of whatever is planted.
Let us start with the new Copeland ranch. Here Joe and his
boys have cleared about ten acres
of new land, planted it and have
also set out a considerable number
of fruit trees. Look at the trees;
see how healthy and strong they
are, growing right from the
start. Then the W. Mclntyre
ranch, with its splendid two-year-
old orchard and the strawberry
bed. Mr. Mclntyre did not lose
a tree last winter (which was the
coldest ever known around here),
and, Mr. Pessimist, talk to the
genial Billy, and if he can't make
an optimist of you, you are pretty
far gone. Wander on another
two and a half miles, just over
the hill past the Indian reserve,
you will come to the five-year-old
orchard on the Dr. 0. M. Jones
ranch. Look at the growth of
these trees, see the heavy bloom,
giving promise of a fine crop of
apples, and drop in and see Mr.
Munro and let him show you
about this immense place. After
that, keep on till you see the La
Rochelle n.nch. It is surely an
eye-opener. Two miles further
on you will come to the Armstrong nurseries. A. B. McCarty,
the proprietor, will be glad to
show you around. Don't be in
any hurry here, because this is
Lillooet's first nurseries, established here only four years, but
already well and favourably
known as far north as Fort
George and west through the
Pemberton valley and Bridge
River for the splendid young trees
sent out, trees with the advantage over the coast trees of being
acclimatized to our dry sunny
climate. A little further on you
will come upon the R. Means
ranch, leased by two sturdy enthusiastic sons of toil, Messrs.
Higgins and Myers. These two
boys have cleared and put into
cultivation over twenty acres of
new land since last summer. Still
further yet, and you come to the
Dickie ranch. Hee the scene of
activity will strike you, and you
will think how well these men
are helping the Empire by increased production, adding to the
nation's wealth, wresting the
riches from Mother Nature, that
the flag upon which the sun
never sets may still float proudly
in the breeze.
 F. G.
Kalenburg Hall, in South Vancouver, the battle ground of many
a hard-fought municipal campaign, was totally destroyed by
fire on Monday morning. One
fireman was injured and Fire
Chief Lester and two other firemen narrowly escaped serious in
jury when the roof and false
front over the entrance fell, following two explosions probably
caused by an accumulation of
gases inside the building. The
loss is believed to be fully covered by insurance.
It is understood that the sale of
liquor in the province after 10
o'clock in the evening and before
11 o'clock in the morning will be
stopped by the government's
amendments to the liquor license
act. The amendments went
through Conservative caucus on
Tuesday evening and the new
bill was introduced into the House
In introducing it, the Premier
is implementing his promise of
some time ago to not only present
a referendum for absolute prohibition to the people but to restrict the hours for the sale of
liquor as well. If prohibition
carries this auxiliary measure
will, of course, not be effective
after July 1st of next year, when
the prohibition bill comes into effect. If prohibition fails, the
specified restriction in hours will
continue until the end of the war.
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It is understood that Premier
Bowser intends to run in Kamloops as well as Vancouver at the
next election. Mr. J. P. Shaw,
the sitting member for Kamloops,
intends to retire from politics, it
is stated.
The Lyall Construction Co. of
Montreal and Winnipeg have received the contract for. the reconstruction of the Parliament Buildings at Ottawa at approximately
FOR SALE-Two brood mares, bred to
Clydesdale stallions, $40.00 eaeh. Apply to Wm.' Munro, manager Dr. O.
M. Jones ranch.
CAPITAL Privately Procured  for any
legitimate business; stock companies
incorporated; bonds and stock placed
on commission. Securities Bonding
Co., 811 Rogers Bldg., Vancouver, B.C.
Protect your
Family by
Insuring your
Life in the
Life Insurance
in the world
W. E. Morrison
Local Representative
Prospector Office
General Merchant
Men's Furnishings
Miners Supplies
Fishing Tackle
Na-Dru-Co. Drugs
Dry Goods
Lumber, etc.
Agent for
Eastman   Kodaks,   Edison  Phonographs,   Moore
Lights, Singer Sewing Machines,   Bapco  Paints
Hours:  7 a.m. to 8 p.m.      Saturday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Dry Goods, Gents' Furnishings
Groceries, Confectionery,
Footwear, Hardware, etc.
«— —^^~^^
Excelsior Hotel
Alex. C. Phair, Proprietor
The  Comlort   of   our   Guests  is our  First  Consideration.
Full Stock of Wines, Liquors and Cigars
Automobile   Meets   AH   Trains
Well  Furnished  Rooms.     Hot   and _ Cold Baths.
Excellent Table.   First-class Bar. Sample Rooms.
Automobiles for  Hire at Any Hour
Singer Sewing Machines
« ;   If you want a high-class Sewing Machine at a
moderate price, call at the Prospector Office.     Easy
terms or big reduction for cash.
W. E. Morrison,   -   Prospector Office


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