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VOL.^, NO. 12
W. W. Cory, deputy minister of
the interior, has confirmed the
report that in future' western
homesteads will not be given to
Germans, Austrians, Bulgarians,
or Turks. The exception to this
new rule will be in the case
of men born in these enemy
belligerent countries who had become naturalized British citizens
before the outbreak of war.
The desirability of such action
being taken has been recognized
for some time, but the order in
council bringing it into effect has
only received the sanction of the
governor general in council. This
action will be in line with what
will undoubtedly be the after-the-
war policy in Canada—the prohibition, or at least the discouragement of immigration to Canada of citizens of countries now
at war with Great Britain. Citizens of all neutral countries will
be welcomed to Canada and given
homesteads as in the past. —
Edmonton Journal
A card party will be held at
the Home of Mrs. J. S. Bell, on
Wednesday January 24th, at the
hour of 8 p.m.. in aid of the
Women's Patriotic League. Refreshments will. be served, for
which a small fee of 15c will be
charged, A hearty welcome to
all.   Come and bring a friend.
Recovej From This.
Do you know what a "Bachy-
is" is? You don't? Well its an
embryo sphenifanailes skesiaforid
pelicepod of the paleozic age, the
professor of geology at the University of Chicago told his open-
mouthed students. No one questioned his statement.
Messers P. Le Bourdais, J.
Barton and G. Pratt, all of Clinton, have enlisted in His Majesties Forces to do their bit. The
boys are held in high esteem,
and about sixty persons turned
out to see them off. They left
Clinton for Vancouver by way of
the P. G. E.
The Only Way
All goats delight to take a bite
Of posters on the fence.
Bpth night and day they chew away
With appetites immense.
And then again the merry rain
Will posters wash away.
You can't ensure, that's true for sure
How long the sheets will stay.
So all wise guys—they advertise
In papers, so they do-
Where rain cannot hurt it a bit
Or goats break in and chew.—Ex.
We received word this week
from Bellingham to the effect
The marriage of Miss Vesta
Sebring and Mr. Fred Harmon
took place in Bellingham on January 10. The happy couple left
on a short honeymoon to Vancouver and Victoria, and will stay at
Banff and Calgary on there way
home to Castor, Alberta, where
they will reside.
The happy couple are well
known throughout this district.
The Prospector joins with their
many friends in wishing them a
happy and a prosperous wedded
3rd Canadian Pioneers.)
Oh you who by race and by fortune inherit
Our Empire, united, calm, steadfast and
Remember the cost of the struggle which
Forever her bulwarks by land and by sea.
Remember the cost while in pride and in
You read of the deeds which our comrades have done,
When Prussia's mailed hosts would have
torn her asunder
To win "with God's help" to a place in
the sun.
Read on, but remember, we leave you to
The footsteps we marked with our life-
blood and pain,
Rough hewn but indeliable, graven in sorrow.
But bright with the faith that no  deed
was in vain.
Oh, bright were our hopes when we left
that fair coun.try ..,*■
Of  islands and  prairies and orchards,
With radiance reflected from crimsoning
Which tinge with their glory her ramparts of snow.
Oh Canada, rich with the love of thy children
Who left thee to fight for thy freedom
and fame,
Gird more for the conflict, nor weep for
the fallen
Who  rest in  the  knowledge of  Germany's shame.
Thy strong and thy fearless have rushed
to the battle,
Thy westernmost boundaries echo the
Thy daughters in grief and in pride have
Their all and their best to endeavor or
Is death to be feared  in  the  struggle to
The weak and the helpless from tyranny's way,
Or sacrifice vain when the fruits of the
■ Wrest  power  from   those   whom   all
honour betray? . ,
Thy   sons   and  thy daughters* have an-
awered the challenge *
In pride and in scorn have they shouted
their "Nay,"
And how in their thousands thy sons have
To grapple the foes who had longed for
"the Day."  ,
The hour has come, let us never forget it.
When   Canada's   manhood' stemmed
Prussia's advance,
And clear-eyed and Stalwart stood face to
the battle
And threw back the Huns on the borders of France.
Remember  Festubert,   Langemark,   and
St. Eloi and Ypres mark many a grave,
St. Julian's glory shall ring down the ages
With Hodge and the Salient held by the
The cornfields of Flanders shall wave o're
the fallen
Her flowers shall cover the graves of
the free,
But their spirits shall mingle in Canada's
Boundless as prairie, deep as the sea.
They live with us ever, to strengthen our
Bright stars to encourage and  lighten
our way.
We lost them to find them immortalized
Our guides to a greater and quieter day.
Oh, God of our fathers, whose love never
With whose help, far behind us, our
fears we can cast,
Support us in danger and comfort our
loved ones,
And bring us to peace to Thy Kingdom
at last.
Mr. Downton, writer of the
above verses, is well known apd
highly esteemed in this district.
He left Lillooet and joined His
Majesty's Forces as a private soldier, but his ability was soon
recognized and he was promoted
to Instructing Sergeant of machine gunnery. He has now received his commission. We wish
him still higher promotion and a
safe return from the conflict.
One lesson that ought to be
learned by everybody who has
control of a bit of ground no matter how large or small, Is that at
present war conditions demand
that every square yard must be
made to produce its quota. The
farmers and horticulturists of
France are cultivating their soil
within sound of the guns. We
cannot hear the guns in British
Columbia, but we know enough
about conditions to spur us to
fresh efforts in the year whose
days are gliding bye so rapidly.
In many districts there is too
much waiting for things to turn
up. It would be well for some of
us to take a lesson from the
French and Belgian horticulturists and get to work. Nature cooperates with the industrious
man. Let every one who has
control or can get control of a
rod or two of Mother earth set to
work and make it productive.
Gives the Eye a Bath
Every few seconds we wink
both eyelids at once, although not
purposely. If we stop winking
our eyes become uncomfortable
and gradually cease to work as
they should. When the eye is
open the front of it is exposed to
dirt and dust and is apt to become
so dry that a painful stinging
sensation results, or would do so
if constant moisture were not
provided to cleanse and soothe
the tissues.
As a matter of fact, each time
we wink we wash the eye, says
the Popular Science Monthly for
January. Up above each eye is a
tiny water bag called the tear
gland, and all the time we are
awake it makes tears. When the
front of the eye feels itself becoming a little too dry of dusty a
communication is sent for a. supply of moisture. The eyelid then
comes down with a tear inside it
to wash clean the front of the
eye. This is the most gentle
and perfect washing in the world
We received this week a copy
of the "Military Hospitals Commission Bulletin." The official
organ is full of interesting news
concerning what is being done
for our returned soldiers, the paper can be seen at the hotels.'
Take notice that A. M. Ruddock,
whose address is The Grange, Lytton,
B.C. will apply for a licence to take and
use 2 miners inches of water out of
Isman Creek, also known as 14-mile
creek which flows East and West and
drains into the Fraser River about 14
miles from Lytton and about 60 chains
S.W. of N.W. post 1.0,0. and will be
for irrigation purpose upon the land
described as Loo Pine Grove Ranch and
Subdivision and Subdivision 954 of Sec.
32 and Sec. 33. The water rises below
the ditchs on the Pine Grove Ranch and
on the bank of the said Creek and will
be diverted by flume and ditch to said
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 12th day of January, 1917.
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
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 first appearance of this notice
in a local newspaper.
A. M. RUDDOCK, Applicant
The date of the first publication of
this notice is Jan. 19, 1917.
Don't forget to have a 'rubber'
on Wednesday evening.
Canadians in France are using
the Le-Enfield rifle.
Geo. Carson was among the
visitors to town this week.
More than six feet of snow is
said to have fallen in Vancouver
during the year 1916,
Mr. J, B. Bryson, of Pavilion,
paid Lillooet a visit during the
past week.
Geo. Prosser, who has been on
an extended visit to the coast,
returned this week.
Jonah must have been a good
man. The whale could not keep
him down.
A $100 bill was found on the
floor of the Victoria Hotel dining
room. —Who said money is scarce
A $250,000*company has just
been formed to develope electric
power at Kootenay falls on Kootenay river, 30 miles east of Bonders Ferry.
Those who are in arrears with
their payments for the Patriotic
Fund are urgently requested to
hand same to the Secretary at
earliest possible date.
We received a welcome exchange this week in "The Clair-
mont Independent and Lake
Saskatoon Advance." It is a
bright, up-to-date paper and is
published by Mr. G. A. Heller,
at Clairmont, Alberta.
A countryman visiting Dublin
city for the first time took a seat
in a tram. Being next to a pompous looking gentleman, he began
conversation in a rather free-and-
easy style. At length the mighty
one said:
"My good man, reserve your
conversation for one of your own
equal. I'd have you know I'm a
At this the countryman stood
up with outstretched hands, exclaiming: "Shake hands, namesake; I'm a Casey myself."
The department of Mines, in
an estimate of the steel production of Canada in 1916, puts the
total at 3,454,000 short tons, an
increase of some 42 per cent over
the figures of 1915. It is added
that during the present year over
43,000 tons of steel ingots and
castings came from electric furnaces. Electric smelting has long
been known to be a scientific possibility. In Sweden, where much
attention was given to experiments, it was gradually developed
into a commercial possibilits. The
record in Canada now announced
suggests that the goal may have
been reached.
I have often seen; with an anguish of mind infinitely sad, the
souls of animals appear in the
depths of their eyes,—the soul of
a cat, the soul of a dog, the soul
of a monkey,—as sorrowful for
an instant as the soul of a child,
revealing itself suddenly in a look,
searching my own soul with tenderness, supplication or terror.
And I, perhaps, have had more
pity for these souls of animals
than for those of my brothers,
because they are without speech
and incapable of coming' out of
their half-nifhtf and, especially,
because they are humble and
more disdained.      Pierre Loti J
The Lillooet Prospector
Published in the Interest of Lillooet District.
A. E. LUDWIG, Manager.
Germany has long realized
that her great industrial and
commercial success has been
due to the subordination of
the individual and the extension of the idea of organization and combination. The
war was but the culmination
on Germany's part of a
scheme to rule the world
politically as, well as commercially. She had to a great
extent attained a world wide
trade and she had instituted
a net work of agents and
agencies to attain this. On
the outbreak of war these
were ready as the snbservient
helpers of their Prussian
masters. The story of how
these methods were applied
to the various countries that
were subjected to German influence is a very interesting
one, and the lessons to be
drawn from it are highly important.
Germany operated with
great success in Italy, Russia, Swden, Turkey and Brazil besides England and
France. Her ideas being to
get control of as7 many avenues and powerful combinations as possible. Of this ingenious way of enslaving
foreign nations unknown to
themselves, Italy's experience offers an instructive illustration. The headquarters
of the German commercial
army in that realm were the
offices of the Banca Commer-
ciale in Milan. This institution was founded under the
auspices of the Berlin Foreign Office with the cooperation of a German capitalist
named Bleichroder, who was
the head of a bank carried
on under his name. Employ
ing the small capital of one
million dollars, it worked its
way, at the cost of the
Italian people into the vitals
of the nation, and finally
succeeded in obtaining the
supreme direction of "the foreign trade, national industries and finances, and in
ursping an enormous amount
of political influence. Between 1895 and 1915 the capital of this inititution had
augmented from $1,000,000
to $31,200,000. The cleverness of the German financiers was shown in the fact
that Germany and Austria
held but two and a half per
cent, while controlling all
the operations of the bank
itself and of the trades and
industries linked with it.'
If an industry in the commercially invaded - country
was deemed capable of becoming subsidiary to some
German industry, the bank
would maintain it for the
purpose of amalgamating the
two later on, or else having
the-foreign concern absorbed
by the Teutonic. But if the
business was recognized as a
formidable rival to some German enterprise, it was doomed. The bank advanced
money readily, tied the firm
financially, rendering it wholly tributary, and then when
the hour of destiny struck,
the credit was suddenly withdrawn, and the curtain rung
up in the bankruptcy court.
It will be seen that these
methods were precisely similar to those employd by
some of the American trusts
to control markets and crush
competition. But they had
behind them the support of
the German Government.
They were recognized as an
important part of the machinery which was one day
to make the German Government the supreme power
of the world. H
For the third time in a
auarter of a century Japan
is entertaining prisoners of
war. «In 1894 her military
guests were Chinese. In 1904
they were Russians. Now
they are Germans. There*
are in all 4,666 German prisoners in Japan now. These
were the defenders of Tsing-
tao who surrendered. It is
worthy of notice that the
treatment of these prisoners
by Japan is of an enlightened and generous kind. The
Japanese have taken Britain
for their pattern in the matter, and the Hun captives
have no cause for complaint.
That this gentleness towards the prisoners implies
no neglect of the duties of
warfare is evident from what
Japan has accomplished in
furtherance of the cause of
the Entente Allies. Russia
has found in Japan as faithful and helpful a friend as
she was once a bold and determined enemy. How much
Japan's aid has contributed
to Russia's successes we shall
know when the . history of
the war has been written.
Her cooperation in producing
munitions has been invaluable. When her share in the
war is called to mind, her
splendid service in keeping
commerce in the Eastern seas
entirely free from enemy
molestation in spite of German machinatations and intrigues, is not likely to be
f orgotton. No less deserving
of recognition is the fruitful
fidelity with which Japan has
discharged the obligations of
the treaty with England and
the constant helpfulness that
she has shown in her dealings
with the Entente Allies.
Take notice that Davjd B. Melville
whose address is Pavilion, B.C., will
apply for a licence to take and use 100
acre feet and to store 1' 0 acre feet of
water out of Gillan Creek, which flows in
a Southerly direction and drains into
Pavilion Creek on Lot 59. The storage
dam will be located at Lot 878. The
capacity of the reservoir to be created
is about 100 acre feet, and it will flood
about 50 acres of land. The watef will
be divertedjjfrom the^ stream at a point
about 300 yards from Southwest corner
of Lot 911, through Lots 878 and 63 and
will be used for irrigation purpose upon
the land described as Lot 3635, Lillooet
This notice was posted »n the ground
on the 16th day of Dec, 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
Columbfa. Objections to the application 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.
DAVID B. MELVILLE, applicant
Samuel Gibbs, agent
The date of the, first publication  of
this notice is Jan. 5th, 1917.
Lands, Mines, Insurance and Collections
Mining business in all branches
a specialty.   Farms fpr
Have you paid your Subscription V Lillooet.  - British Columbia
Principal repayable 1st October, T919.
Interest payable half-yearly, 1st April and 1st October by cheque (free of exchange at
any chartered Bank in Canada) at the rate of -five per cent per annum from the date of
Holders of this stock will have the privilege of surrendering at par and accrued interest,
as the equivalent of cash, in payment of any allotment made under any future war loan issue
in Canada other than an issue of Treasury Bills or other like short date security.
Proceeds of this stock are for war purposes only.
A commission of one-quarter of one per cent will be allowed to recognized bond and
stock brokers on allotments made in respect of applications for this stock which bear their
For application forms apply to the Deputy Minister of Finance, Ottawa.
OCTOBER 7th, 1916. «
Take notice that Frederick Methuen
Becher, whose aderess is Riske Creek,
H.G., will apply for a licence to take
and use two hundred miners' inche« of
water out of Makim creek, which flows
in a north-easterly direction and drains
into the Fraser river about six miles
above Soda Creek. The water will be
diverted from the stream at a point
ebout one mile south-westerly from the
south-west corner of lot 109, Cariboo
District, and will be used for irrigation
purpose upon the land described as lots
152 and 1015, group 1,' Cariboo District.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 20th day of July, 1916.
A copy of this notice and an application pursuant tliereto and to the "Water
A.ct, 1914," will be filed in the offices of
the Water Recorders at Clinton and
Quesnel, B.C.
The water will be diverted from the
aforementioned point on Makim creek
and conveyed to Meldrum lake, thence
down Meldrum creek, from which it will
be diverted at a point near the northwest corner of lot 6049, Cariboo District
Objections may be filed with the said
water Recorders 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.
Frederick Methuen Becher,
The date of the first publication of
this notice is Sept. 8, 3916.
Take notice that Frank W. Durban
whose address is Seton Lake, will apply for a licence to'take and use one (1)
cubic foot per second of water out of
White Cap Creek, which flows south
easterly and drains into Portage river
about 400 yards below Anderson Lake on
Lot 1592. The water will be diverted
from the stream at the Falls on the
east side of Creek, and will be used for
irrigation purpose upon the land described as the north half of Lot 1596
containing 40 acres.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 2nd day of October, 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.
Frank W. Durban, Applicant
Samuel Gibbs. Agent
Take notice that John Alfred Carlson,
of Lac La Hache, occupation farmer,
intends to apply for permission to lease
the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted at the
north-west corner of lot 3545; thence
north 40 ^chains, thence east 40 chains,
thence south 40 ehains, thence west to
point of commencement.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 4th of August, 1916.
Army Service Corps Want Recruits
An Opportunity for Which Many Eligibles
Have Long Been Waiting
In reviewing the recruiting returns of
the different provinces of the Dominion,
one is profoundly impressed by the splendid response made by the manhood of
British Columbia in the time of the Empire's need.
This record is indeed one to be proud
of, but there are still a very large number
of eligible men in the Provinee who1 for
various reasons have been prevented from
doing their duty, and it is to these that
the Officer Commanding No. 19 Company
•anadian Army Service Corps
with Headquarthrs at 1117 Seaton Street,
Vancouver, B.C. issues this appeal.
Instructions  have  just been received
from Headquarters to enlist men of the
following trades and occupations for overseas service with the above corps.
Horse Transport Drivers
Supply Clerks
Mechariical Transport Drivers
Bakers Butchers Farriers
Wheelers      Blacksmiths    Saddlers
Electricians Fitters & Turners
The advantage of a man being able to
work at the occupation he works at in
civil life will be apparent.
The men as recruited will be given a
little preliminary training here and sent
forward in drafts.
Any further'information in this connection will be gladly furnished on application to the above address (1117 Seaton
Street, Vancouver).
Job Work of All Kinds
Neatly   and   Promptly
Done at Prospector Office.
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.
Engineers Wanted
The 6th Field Co. Canadian Engineers whose headquarters are at
North Vancouver, are offering a
splendid opportunity to the handy
Any man of ordinary intelligence, able to use his hands, drive
a horse or motor motor wagon,
or a man used to tools of any
kind, can find a good opening with
the Engineers. The extraordinary number and variety of jobs
the engineers are called upon to
handle in the daily routine of
warfare, bring openings which
all classes of helpers can contribute to fill.
Nationally Advertised
The Greatest Wall Paper lnvan-
Uoa of tne age.
No  knife,  scissors or  straight
, edge required.
Paper hanging mad* easy,
quicker, cleaner and better.   -
An energetic agent is wanted In
this locality to show samples and
solicit orders from householders.
Handsomely hound sample hooka
Showing hundreds of beautiful, exclusive patterns are furnished
agents free.
Over 2,100 agents ws making
luge profits.
Applicants please stats occupation, age, and surrounding Tillages
can canvass, when full particulars
Will bs furnished.
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f3«x-v FFICERr said Cissy, look-
II     ing up from her magazine,
^^    "did     you     say     officer T
Where r
The train was sliding Into Quebec
with the light taut breath of a young
runner. The morning air was a
shiver ol diamonds. The passengers
had waked,- wondered, breakfasted,
and were about to alight.
Cissy was the sort of American
Who got her bats out of Vogue, her
views out ot tbe Smart Set, and her
be kinda hard on neutrality."
As the red-sledded and be-buffa-
loed conveyance tinkled off down tbe
street, while dad got busy on ths
French-named shopfronts. Cissy's
head came breathlessly round.
"He didn't go away on the train
after all, dad—he Just went through
It   He's in the sleigh behind.
Captain Morlarty was a Canadian
—from Ireland, via New York, for
adventure. He had spent five hard-
riding    years    in    the    Northwest
checks out n» Dad. The hats were
small, the views were broad, but
tbe 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 the use of the finest
fur coat between here and Madame
Polarbear's At Home.
But New York—nice, haughty,
sleety-eyed New York—just wouldn't
Wherefore Cissy had stamped a
thirteen-inch-high-booted foot under
the shortest skirt you ever saw. short
of the bathing beach, atid dad got the
light        - i   ,
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 to it down home,
except servants.
Cap   Morlarty waa a.
Canadian from, lrel'»n.d
via New York.
,"WhereT" aald Cissy again, flattening her pretty nose against the cool
pane,"daddy, I want an officer for
Christmas too, please may I?"
As if in answer, the door a: the far
end of the car opened and the girl in
the compartment saw a man stride
ln. He had hair the color of his
khaki suit, and you knew from the
Mt of his mouth that his eyes were
"Two bntton-tglngses on his arm
daddy," said Miss Inquisitive, as the
porter hustled the suit cases down
tke aisle, "no, three. What make ia
"Captain, I think. Tou you're neutral, Cis, don't you forget it"
"Neutral r said his daughter, with
her first lungful of true north air,
"•earns to me this climate is going to
Mounted Police. Now he Is going
home; because no matter how far a
Briton travels, he's Briton still. And
when it comes to a scrap, your Irishman ts the grittiest Briton of them
His battalion was wintering ln
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
bad packed a little arrow ln his bag,
a strange, gold-headed steelbarbed bit
of viciousuess unknown to military
authorities, the mate of which had
been slid into the wardrobe trunk of
the girl from New York. He didn't
know it. And she diin'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 was
thrilling to talk to a real soldier.
Most of tbe men she knew bad raised
u moustache for tbe Allies—anc that
was all.
When ho proposes tobogganing
Cissy hunted up her furriest, fluffiest,
fetchingest coat and complied. Incidentally, the French cupid transferred
the arrow from the trunk to her eyes
—big, dark eyes they were and disastrously eyelashed.
The Btreets tingled with life. They
flowed with color. Everywhere you
heard the lilt cf Gallic laughter.
There were soldiers too, endless
groups of them. And every group encountered, when one was on the
magic company of an officer, meant a
salute. CUsy 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 tt> 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-maet-
you, glad-you-steer"; it goes a quarter of a mile in something under
thirty seconds; and when it haa
landed you breathless and weffl'-
acquainted at the door of the *'*£a
room—why, after half an hour of
such glorious fellowship, you just
naturally drift in.
White hands over a dainty teapot-
warm fragrance of the subtle Orient
ln every sip	
"After all, we're one race," said the
captain, smiling, "what do you say to
snowshoeing to-morrow!"
The day was a perfect pearl, a sundrenched ecstasy.   The south takes
the life out ef one. The north pumps
it in and uses it up again at top pressure. The long miles melted into
"How can yeu leare itr Cissy
burst out at last, "this glorious conn-
try—how can you go there to the
guns and the gas and those awful,
awful trenches T"
"How could I stay? The more wonderful it is—child, child, isn't it
worth fighting fort But you're neutral.   You couldn't understand r
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
fight!" j
The captain was more afraid then
than thousands ef Germans would
have made him. But he charge*
straight for the guns. '
Most Of thf*.
had raised*
moustache far J.
the allies- "
at that.
"Would you take a stake in it If It
were offered to you very, very humb-j
ly? Just one Canadian heart, dearT,
We have to move quickly these days.
There are no long courtships ln wart
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 lovei
Out of the end of a feathery, snow-
draped bough, the little French cupidj
laughed. And then he sighed. Far,!
far away, a bugle' at the Citadel
played "fall in."
And yet Uoveyou
The 11th Reg. The Irish
Fusiliers of Canada are very
busy recruiting for their overseas draft; 250 men are required for this Company and
in all probability when up to
strength, they will be attach
ed to the 'Fighting Seventh.'
This Battalion is still busy
making history for British
Columbia, and it is an honour to uphold the history and
tradition of this splendid
We want men, and yet
more men to jump into the
breaches.   Any information
required on this subject can
be secured by writing or calling at the Irish Fusiliers recruiting offices, Lieut. J. M.
Burge, 134, Hastings St. W.
or in the rear |of the Hotel
Irving, corner of Columbia
and Hastings St. Vancouver,
Wake Up; the bugle sounds.
The Fall In.
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Lillooet's Big General Store
C. A. PHAIR, Proprietor
We carry Robinhood. Five Roses, Royal Household and
Purity Flour.   And havinjr bought before the rise are
/  still are able to sel] at sample priees.
Rice is one of the cheapest articles of food today.   We
have a good stock.   Buy it by the sack.
Just received a shipment of skates, shelf hardware, axes,
saws, files, etc.    A new lot of dry goods just opened i p,
flannelettes, serges, mens suits, shoes, etc.
Our range of Cough and Cold cures, patent medicines,
etc. is complete.   Try Bromo Quinine and Oil of Eucalyptus for Colds.
Besides carrying a complete general stock we are agents
for the best goods on the market as Eastman Kodaks,
Edison Phonographs, Moore Lights, Singer Sewing Machine, DeLaval Separator, Bapco Paints, McClary Stoves
Hours:  7 a.m. to 8 p.m.       Saturday,  7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
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Tremendous Advance in Price of Flour
Since buying our last oar flour has advanced $1.80 per |
barrel,    We have a good stock, so advise our customers to <i
buy now,    Today's prices, which are good for one week, are
as follows:
Royal Household, 49 lbs., $2.85. Five Roses, 49 lbs., $2.85
Pacific Gem, 49 lbs.,    -   $2.75. Our Best, 49 lbs., $2.65
These prices are under today's costs.
Complete stock of Fresh Groceries on hand at low rates.
We Aim to   Please   the Tourists and Travellers
Cheerful Dining Room—Best Meals in Town     -<
Bar is stocked with the Finest Grades of Wines and Liquors
Large Pleasure Launch on Seton Lake for the accommodation of guests
Automobile Meets all Trains
Alex, C. Phair, - Proprietor
Dry Goods, Gents' Furnishings
Groceries, Confectionery,
Footwear, Hardware, etc.
Headquarters for Mining Men
Chas. Mason, Mgr.
Quests Comfort
is    My   Motto
Corner Hastings and
Cambie Streets
Vancouver, B. C.
Subscribe for the Prospector
New York
Protect your
Family by
Insuring your
Life in the
Life Insurance
in the world
W. E. Morrison
Local Representative
Prospector Office
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Take notice that Hugh Ross, whose
address is Pemberton Portage, B.C.,
will apply for a licence to take and UBe
three thousand miners inches of water
out of Owl Cre«k, which flows south
east and drains into Birkenhead River
about two and on« half miles from Lillooet river. The water will be diverted
from the stream at a point about two
miles north west from Owl creek bridge
on County Road and will be used for
mining purpose upon the claims described as Owl, Stirling, Virginia. Ruby,
Eagle, Copper Wonder.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 24th day of October, 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 to the application 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.
HUGH ROSS, Applicant.
The date of the first publication of this
notice is the 24th of November 1916.
Take notice that Delina Clara Noel,
of Lillooet, B.C., occupation married
woman, intends to apply for permission
to lease the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted one
half mile north-east of north-east corner of lot 587, Lorne Mines Group, Bridge
River, marked south-west corner post,
thence north twenty chains, thence east
twenty chains, thence south twency
chains, thence west twenty chains to
point of commencement, containing 40
acres more or less.
Delina Clara Noel,
-July 10th. 1916. Applicant.
Notice of Cancellation of
reserve covering certain lands in Lillooet
District for the depasturage of stock, by
reason of a notice published in the British
Columbia Gazette on the 7th day of
August, 1884, is cancelled.
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B.C.
November, 3rd, 1916 2-2m.
and she is for hire
By the hour, day, or night.
Victoria Hotel.
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Stop at
The Burrard Hotel
(One Block East of New C.P.R. Depot)
American and European Plan
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J. McGillivary,      -      Proprietor


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