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Vol. 2 No. 12
FRIDAY, JANUARY 31,   1913
$2.00 Per Year
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OPENS MONDAY
The new branch of the
Union Bank of Canada will
open for business on Monday
in the Victoria hotel annex.
The building has been completely remodeled and the
fixtures installed by J. T.
Farmer present a very attractive appearance.
Cashier A. J. Anderson ar-
rrived from Winnipeg Sunday and will take up his new
duties the first of the week.
Martin Welch arrived last
night from the coast.
Bonner and Gill, who have
recently completed their tunnel contract at Yale, arrived
in town Thursday, enroute
to Seton and Anderson
lakes.
Contractor McAfee passed
through Lillooet Tuesday in
charge of Dr. Taylor, on his
way to the coast. Mr. McAfee was suffering from a
severe attack of la grippe.
Ed Welch and Wm. Kearns
were down from camp over
Sunday.
Word received from Herman Johnson, better known
as the Bankrobber, is to the
effect that everything is
moving along nicely at the
new   camp.
A. Kellett arrived from
Vancouver Tuesday.
A CORRECTION
Editor Prospector,
Please correct notice of
24th re meeting at G. Bells.
The conservative meeting
will be held at G. Bell's Feb.
7th. Wm. Durban,
President.
of
Julius L-vy, broker
Vancover, has opened a real
estate office in the Victoria
hotel annex, an I a cigar
store in the same building
which will be managed by
Mose Taylor. Mr. Levy
having spent ten years on
the road as a cigar drummer
decided to utilize the additional spice as a cigar store,
and will carry a complete
stock of imported and domestic cigars, and a large
range of English tobaccos.
Mr. Levy would be very
glad to get in touch with
owners of large tracts of
farm lands, also owners of
local realty. His connections in Vancouver and
Seattle enable him to place
good propositions that will
bear investigation before
ready investors.
CLASSY BARBER SHOP
The new barber shop in
the Victoria hotel will be
opened for business tomorrow morning. The shop is
fitted up with all the modern
up-to-date appliances and
Clayton Buell, the manager,
says that it is hio intention
to run the shop i i a strictly
first class manner.
George Car; n was a
business visitor . jmPavilion
Monday.
A defective <. imney was
the cause of a little' excitement Tuesday. I o  damage.
Pat Welch and Z. Kirby
arrived via outo from Lytton
Wednesday.
A deal of much importance
in so much as it goes to show
that the prices paid for
Lillooet town ] roperty is
steadily on the increase, was
the purchase by Mr. Dupras.
of Priince Rupert, of the
property formerly owned by
Mr. E. p. Peters/ Teis same
property changed hands
about three weeks ago for
$45 a front foot and was
sold again yesterday for a
very substantial increase.
Mr. Dupras intends to make
Lillooet his home and will
erect a building on the property in the near future.
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LOCAL  NOTES
The "coyote" shot by Bob
White recently is recovering.
H. Graham, Indian Agent,
was up from Lytton Suluv-
day on official business.
Chas. Dunn put his "new
shingle out" Tuesday,
Chief Forsyth, of Clinton,
made a brief call on the local force the first of the
week.
George Tinker, who has
been laid up with the grippe
the past two weeks, is again
able to be out.
On another page will be
found our former account cf
the capture of the Indian
outlaws together with a detailed account of the capture
by Tyee Jimmie. A number
of queries have come to this
office recently, hence this republication.
YOU
FEBRUARY 28!
REAL ESTATE  OFFICE    PROPERTY GOING  UP     FOLKS
'AITDT
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MIND-UP
Judge Saul meted out punishment to several offenders
during the week. One particularly noisy character-
gave Chief Forsyth and
Constable Baker a lively
tussle on the streets the first
of the week, after kicking
up several rows about town,
drew six months in Kan -
loops as his portion,
Several Indians were lined
for being drunk and disorderly.
rAblflkLIJiJA   bLHOuL
In an interview with Wm.
Dickey in regard to the lack
of a school teacher in the
Paschelqua school, Mr.Dickey
said: ' 'There are now aliou .
eighteen children of scho< 1
age in this district and the
parent:; are anx-iom t< get
them in school."' Several
districts in this vicinity with
a much smaller number of
scholars are supplied with
teachers anil it seems rather
strange that Paschelqua
should be overlooked in this
respect. The school house
is in fairly good repair with
the exception of seats and
it seem; that there should be
some means of securing a
teacher.
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C. Bowden was registered
at the Vict: ria.
Mr. and Mrs.McCarty ar.d
E. E. Pell of Climton spent-
Tuesday renewing old acquaintances at this place.
G. Baillie, of Lytton spent
Sunday in Lillooet.
Boultbee, Jacks and
Cruickshanks have purchased
the Russell auto and will
put it on the road between
here and Lytton at once, The   Prospector,
THE PROSPECTOR
There's a type of men arriving
Unheralded, unsung,
With their quiet ways, their fearless gaze,
Fearless, true and strong.
They are bronzed and lean from
travel,
Careless and free as]the sun,
For with the desert's thrist and
Nome's chill curse
They've grappled and fought
and won.
Their   order   is   strong,    their
brotherhood loyal,
Unwritten the laws they obey
Their    password    is   gold   and
wealth untold
Is their hope to their dying
day.
There   is   limitless space in this
land of gold
Virgin   forests,    mountains
and streams
Roll up the packs, rifle, pan  ar.d
th e axe
For Lillooet's   the   land of
your dreams.
W. H.
Timber   and Farm Lands in
Any Partof B. 0.
Louis Mandervifle
466   1.00 Bl'ILMNG
Vancouver.
C.
Have a Large List of
LILLOOET FARMS
FRUIT   LANDS
and TOWN PROPERTY
ZZSSBfSSEaEBSBSZSESS
j Headquarters for Mining Men
Free Bus Meets All
Boats and Trains
L. H. Clement, Prop
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Guest Comfort is My Motto
Corner Hastings and
Cambie Streets
Vancouver, B. C.
American and European Plan
IN THE DAYS  OF  OLD
In the Days of Gold
In the Days of Sucker
Creek
The big "mulligan" is on
and thereby hangs a tale.
Not the tale of the coyote
we shot that winter, as the
consequences of the skinning
operations were too serious
to publish. What a grand
winter that was. Deer meat
lake trout, grouse, bear
steak. Ten days of high
life—then the cook quit and
wanted his wages, Ten days
at "two per'' came to twenty. J. Collum cast a casual
glance over the day book
behind the bar—wrote a
short account as follows:
"To sundries. Dec. 10 to
Dec, 20. $315." Not bad,
even for a cook. Good times
and high finance always travel together. Then came
disaster—word came no
pack train. Fifteen of us
seventy-five miles from whisky—deep snow and Mission
mountain. separating us.
Then the bar was closed to
be open to cash customers
only. That let us out—so
we sat and sorrowed, taught
the dog to go and fetch wood
for we had lost all interest
in life. Suddenly a brilliant
idea—the partition that
separated us from our heart's
desire was built over a huge
hydraulic pipe round stove
that heated both, bar and
smoking room, fired from
the smoking room side. The
fire was down, smallest citizen inserted in stove, stove
revolved on its base, entry
of S. C. into bar. One more
revolution, back to smoking
room. One boi tie, consequent exultant hi] irity, Then
followed padloe'.is on the
•doors and win ows of bar
room, sealed with postage
stamps but the game went
merrily on. We even refused Collum him elf a drink,
and he couldn't me get one
unless he opened up, but he
never discovered the mode
of procedure.
One day a yell outside
caused the fifteen to stampede through the door to investigate—pack train across
the river -roar of wrelcome
from the fifteen then, but
that again is another   story.
W. H.
WWHPMIVUm
JAMES   T.    FARMER
Contractor and Builder
Plans and Estimates
Prepared
Lillooet, B. C
A.   G.   REBAGLIATI
and
Forwarding Agent
MINERS   SUPPLES   A    SPECIALTY
Ship Goods to Lillooet in my Care
Prompt   Attention   Guaranteed
LYTTON
B. C.
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SANK OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA I
Established 1S36 Head Office M mire.
Savings Department
.Accounts opened for sums of $1 and upward.
Current Accounts |
Issue Cheques and have unpaid cheques returned to you for receipts.
Collections
Made in all Darts of the world.
Travel:rs Cheques
Issued payable anywhere,
M General Banlrinjr. Business CoRcucteu.
I     J. N. CRAN, Manager LILLOOET BRANCH
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A GOOD PLACE TO PATRONIZE
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Fifty-live well-furnished rooms.  Hot and cold baths
Excellent table. First class bar.  Large sample room
HEADQUARTERS FOR TOURISTS, MINERS and COMMERCIAL MEN
Two autos on request from Lytton or Ashcroft
Headquarters for Lytton-Lillooet stage line. Stage
meets Seton Lake boat. Rigs furnished on demand.
RATES: $1.50 per day and np. By month $35 and up. Meals, 21 lor $9.00
M. R. EAGLESON, Prop.
Lillooet, B. C.
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Mackinnon
Broker
Lillooet Ranches ami Fruit Lands a Specially.
Suite 5 Williams Bldg,
Correspondence Solicited.
413 Granville St.,
VANCOUVER,  B. C.
Timber Lands Ranch Lands.        Coast Lands and Real E.stata
AManr»swwi,wvMur*wuMu« MM 1 ne rr ospector
SEE CANADA FIRST
"The man who writes about
the material resources of a place
has the advantage for he can
tell how many bushels of wheat
he can raise to the acre, he can
tell about the size, quality and
variety of the fruits, and how
much per ton the gold and silver
ores will produce; but no one
can estimate the value of a
mountain view, nor assay the
amount of gold and silver in a
Lillooet sunset. The artist has
colors that can give some idea
of the harlequin-hued rocks that
defy the reproductive powers of
the most skillful word painter,
but no one can behold the beau
ties of Lillooet, be he poet,
painter, or the prosaic man of
business, without a desire to impart to others, less fortunate
than himself, some of the pleasures he has enjoyed in this home
of the picturesque and the beau -
tiful.
"History, tradition and fashion
have   cast their spell over the
hills of Switzerland and the Alps
have become the   synonym   for
grandeur. Cast the glamour of
romance over the snow-clad
mountains of Lillooet; twine the
tendrils of tradition around the
brow of our highest peaks, and
the variety and grandeur of our
own home mountains must command the admiration of all who
behold them, and enforce the
concession that even though the
scenery be British Columbian, it
equals in all case3, and excels in
many, that of much-lauded Europe. It is too much the custom
for our wealthy citizens to visit
Europe for the grand and beautiful in nature, ignoring the fact
that our own country contains
scenery that is unexcelled in
these respects by any other
country in the world.
"Lillooet has an altitude of 862
feet above sea level. The town
is located in one of the most romantic spots in British Columbia.
It is practically surrounded with
mountains. The protection of
mountains and highlands serves
to control the snowfall and rainfall. In summer, proximity to
the mountains gives refreshing
breezes and cool evenings and
nights. The air is dry, light and
pure, and is so highly charged
with ozone that every breath
carries new life to the lungs. In
the winter, because of the southward slope, the sun shines down
on the sheltered town for hours,
giving beautifully warm days.
"The winter air has a bracing
quality that puts fresh vigour into body and mind, For pulmonary patients the climate of Lillooet is without an equal in the
THE TRAIL TO LILLOOET
Sob of fall and song of forest,
come you here on haunting
quest,
calling through the seas and silence from God's country of
the west;
Where the mountain pass is narrow, and the torrent white
and strong,
Down its ricky-throated canyon,
sings its golden-throated
song.
You are singing there together
through the God-begotten
nights,
And the leaning stars are listening above the distant heights
That lifelike points of opal in the
crescent coronet
Above whose golden setting
sweeps the trail to Lillooet,
Trail that winds and  trail   that
wanders like a cobweb hanging-
high,
Just a hazy thread outlining midway of the stream and sky,
Where the Fraser River canyon
yawns its pathway to the
sea.
But half the world has shouldered up between its song
and me.
Here the placid English August,
and the sea-encircled miles,
There God's cop per-colored sunshine beating through the
lonely aisles,
Where the waterfall and forest
voice forever their duet,
And call across the canyon on
the Trail to Lillooet. —Frcm
'Flint   and   Feathers,"   by   F.
Pauline Johnson.
Province. The clear, cry air and
absence of moisture makes as
much difference betwc c n 1 eal ar.d
sensible cold, as in the summer
between real and sensible
warmth. A wilted collar is unknown in the warmest weather,
and we never shiver in winter.
"The water supply comes from
the melting snows and everliv-
ing springs on the crest of cur
highest mountains, and is pure,
clear and sparkling. The soil is
a gravelly, porous, loam, into
which the water sinks with astounding rapidity. History has
made Lillooet famous, and this
lasting landmark which was the
goal of the adventurous prospectors of '59, is destined to become the most famous health resort of British Columbia. The
tourist in search of pleasure, no
less than the health-seeker, will
here find a most inviting resting
place.-Mr. J. S. Bell, in Westward Ho! Magazine.
Dissolution of Partnership
Notice is hereby given that
the partnership existing between Messrs. Murcheson
and LaVelle has been dis-
dissolved and all bills outstanding against the firm
will be paid by Mr. Murcheson.
Signed:     C, Murcheson
Wm. LaVelle.
Water Notice
For a Licence to Store or  Pen
Back Water,
Notice is hereby given that
Malcolm Meason of Lesser Dog
creek, Clinton, B.C., will apply
for a licence to store or pen back
two thousand acre feet of water
on Lesser Dog creek, a stream
flowing in a northwest direction
and emptying into Frazer River
near Tie water  will  be
stored in a reservoir about 200-
acre capacity, built, or to be
built on Lesser Dog creek, and
will be used for irrigation purposes as authorized by Water
Rscord No. 125 ar.d 87, Old Water
Record, on the lands described as
15,16, 17, 219 and 109, Lillooet
District.
This notice was posted on the
ground on the 11th day of Jan.,
1913. The application will be
filed in the office oi the Water
Recorder at Clinton, B. C. Objections may be filed with the
said Water Recorder or with the
Comptrollerof Water Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.
Male ,1m Laing Meason, Applicant
WATER NOTICE
For a   licence to   take   and   use
water
Notice is hereby given that
F. Allen S. B. Baker of Loon lake
Clinton, will apply for a licence
to take and use two hundred
inches of water onf of Loon lake
creek, which flows in a southwesterly direction through Loon
lake valley and empties into
Loon lake near head of Loon
lake.
The water will be diverted at
about 1 1-2 miles from Loon and
will be used for irrigation purposes on the land described as
lots 730, 88, 729, g 1, Lillooet.
This notice was posted on the
ground on the 17th day of December, 1912. The . application
will be filed in the office of the
Water Recorder at Clinton.
Objections may  be filed with
the said Water Recordei- or with
the Comptroller of Water Rights,
Parliament Buildings, Victoria,
B. C.
Allan Baker
(Applicant.)
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ILook U d Your Christmas
Wants In Bilks' Catalogue
and you will readily see how you may save a large
jjpereentage by buying your gifts through their
Smail order service. Why send your orders East
jwhen you can be supplied in one quarter of the
lime from Vancouver? Supplied with the same
quality goeds at the same prices. We carry the
la-geststocks of Jewelery, Silverware, Watches,
Clocks, Cut Glass, Leather Goods, Brass Goods
and Novelties west of Toron i<. nd even Toron-J
tod .f\ tet^lus. Our catalogue tells it all.)
consult it now. All goods are shipped at our risk
and money will be lefuuded if not entirely satisfactory. What more could you ask? Do you wish
to make.the most of your Christmas money? Then
write us.    Write before the Christmas rush begins]
Henry Birks & Sons, Limited
Jewellers and Silversmiths
George E. Trorey, Managing Director,
Vancouver, D. f.
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LEST YOU FORGET
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LILLOOET TO LYTTON IN
EASE AND COMFORT BY
AUTO STAGE
Experienced Driver
Reasonable Charges
Apply WALTER C. KEEBLE,        LYTTON, B. C.
Try an Ad in The Prospector The Prospector
Pavilion   Pointers
As a tonsorial artist Boss
Mitchell is a wonder.
James McLeod left Monday for Ashcroft on business.
J. B. Bryson has been
rounding up his stock on the
Hat Creek range.
Mr. Garrigan sprained his
leg recently, but is now able
to be around again.
Willie McLeod has been
busy the past week "butchering logs.'*
Road Foreman J. M. Jones
stopped over at the 20-mile
house, "enroute to his ranch
at Big Bar.
J, Love and wife, of the
old Gillen ranch on Pavilion
mountain, visited at the 20-
mile house last Saturday
James Porter came in from
Ashcroft last week with a
big load of farm machinery
for J. B. Bryson
Joe Fletcher and son were
down from the ranch the
first of the week. He has
been trapping and recently
secceeded in capturing two
large lynx.
Cullen Bros., arrived here
Friday, loaded wLh hay and
grain for Seton Lake, but
were compelled to turn back
on account of the soft condition of the roads.
Some of the boys spent
Sunday at McLeod's logging
camp, where they spent a
pleasant afternoon. Among
those present were, W. McLeod, Arthur Dunnem, G.
Beloud, and others. Harold
Clark, cook at the camp,
thought it his day off, so
spent the day at the store,
but failed to get back to
camp until Monday noon.
L. B.
Conservative Meeting
A general meeting of the
Conservative Party
of West Lillooet will be
held at 8 o'clock p. m., on
Feb. 7th at Geo. Bell's residence. Wm. Abercrombie,
 Secy.
Notice
Anyone wishing to purchase No. I wheat for feed
or seed, apply to Mrs. M.
Clark, 17-mile farm. Two
dollars and sixty cents per
hundred, delivered at Lillooet.
WATER NOTICE
For a Licence to   take  and
use water.
Notice is hereby given that
Frank William Engeman of Ashcroft, B. B., will apply for a licence to take and use 25 inches
of water out of a spring which
flows in a Wester y direction
through crown land for about
200 yards and sinks. Said spring
is situated about 1-2 mile in an
Easterly direction from Pre-emption record No. 1S33. The water
will be diverted at said spring
and will be used for domestic
and irrigation purposes on the
land described as pre-emption
record No. 1833, Lillooet DistriV.
This notice was posted on the
ground on the 23rd day November, 1912. The application
will be filed in the office of the
Water Recorder at Clinton, B. C.
Objections may be  filed  with
hasaid Witic Rizicli: j.- vvit h
he Comptrolt tier ot Wat?- Ris,
Parliament   Buildings,   Victoria,
B. C.
Frank William Engeman,
Applicant
WATER NOTICE
For a licence to take and
use water.
Notice is hereby given that
T. Allen and S. B. Baker of
Loon Lake, Clinton, will apply
for a licence to store or use 300
acre feet of water from an un-
nsmed creek flowing in a westerly direction and emptying ihto
Loon Lake Creek near Lot £9
group 1. The water will be
stored in a reservoir of one behalf mile capacity, t'uill <r to
be built at a smail unnamed
lakeland will be usedirrigation
purposes onjthe land described as
the part of Lot 730, 88, 729,
group 1, Lillooet.
This notice was posted on the
ground on the 17th day of Le-
cember, 1912.The application will
be filed in the office of the Water
Recorder at Clinton.
Objections may be filed with
the said Water Recorder or with
the Comptroller of Water Rights.
Parliament Buildings,   Victoria,
B. C.
Allan   Baler
Applicant.
Lillooet Asser j .acnt D .str
Notice is hereby given in accordance with the statutes, that all
assessed taxes, ii.come and school
tax, assessed and lovi< din.der the
"taxation act" and "public
schools act" are due and payable
on the 2nd day of January.
All taxes collect ; I!( in e
Lillooet assessment district are
clue and payable at my office situate at Lilllooet.
This notice, in terms of law, is
equivalent to a personal demand
by me upon allpersonsfor taxes
Dated at Lillooet, B.   C, this
5th day of January, 1913.
Casper Phair,
Lillooet Assessment District,
Lillooet Postoffice
Watch Lillooet grow.
Water Notice
For a Licence to Take and Use Water
NOTICE is hereby given that
Robert Ferguson of 20 Mile
House, Cariboo Road, B. C, will
appiy for a licence to take and
use four cubic feet per second of
water out of Bonaparte River,
which flows in a southerly direction through Lillooet District and
empties into Thompson River
near Ashcroft, ll C. Theiwater
will be diverted 50 yards below
mouth of Grave creek and will
be us id for irrigation purposes
on the land described as lot 645,
Tp23, R25, We it 6th.
This notice was posted on   the
ground on the 30th day of Nov,,
1912.     The application  will be
filed in  the office of the Water
Racordei at Clinton, B. C.
Objections may  be filed   with
the said Water Recorder or with
the Comptroller of Water Rights
Parliament Building, Victoria, B,
C.
teit leiguscn,
Applicant
DELINQUENT   CO-OWN-.
ER NOTICE
To Karl Wagner, Miner.
Notice    is   hereby given
that   unless   within  ninety
days from this date you contribute your share of the assessments performed by us
on the Royal Group of mineral claims situated on Cayoosh creek,   we the undersigned hereby give you notice that we shall apply to
the   gold   commissioner of
Lillooet Mining- Division to
have your interests vested in
us.
Lillooet. January 3, 1913.
Frederick Johnson   •
Axel GustalTson
Harvey A. Christie
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The best place
in town to eat a
Quick Meal
Leave your clothes here to
be pressed
Furnished    rooms   in   connection
C. A. PETERS
WO   HING
GENERAL MERCHANT
lillooet   -   B. C.
Oitfiters for inspectors, Trappers,
Miners, Ranchers,
Etc. Our goods are
j the best and prices
arerigiiit
Chinese Goods
Livery and
Feed Stable
Horses and Rigs for Hire
Light and Heavy Draying
Express Delivery.
Emmet   Darcy
Proprietor
Bus Meets all Regular Boats
at Seaton I ake
P. D. BOOTH, B. SC. B. C. L. S.
G. M. DOWNTON, B. C. L. S
Booth & Downton
CIVIL ENGINEERS
B.C.LANJ) SURVEYOR
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43-44 Exchange uildir^
Phone Seymour 1544
Vancouver  and  illooct  B. C.
Samuel Gibbs,
' Lillooet Representative
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G R A S S I E
Pioneer Watchmaker
and Jeweler
318 Cambi3 St.      Vancouver, B. C
Orders by Mail Attended to.
Fine W*Uh Repairing a Specialty.
THE PROSPECTOR
Aims    to    be
gger
Brighter
Better
feacli   Wccli
Excelsior  Hotel
W. J. ABERCROMBIE Prop.
First Class Table and Good
Liquors and Cigars.
LILLOOET,
B. C The Prospector
THE TRUTH ABOUT
THE INDIANS
Here's a few true facts about
the capture of Spitlam and Paul,
Indian outlaws. These despara-
does, it will be remembered, held
the center of the stage of public
interest for several months last
spring during an extensive "manhunt" conducted by the Provincial Police, following the sensa-
uonal murder of Constable Kindness, of Clinton, who was at the
lime of the killing on their trail
for a double murder and prison-
breaking charge. In this search
ior the murderers, a small army
of deputies and a corps of professional trackers were employed
—the immediate country surrounding Clinton was scoured and
incidentally a neat little fortune
in the way of expense bills was
laid up against the Government.
The hunt proved to be a sort of a
"wild goose chase" and in June
the posses were called in with the
outlaws still at large.
On  December  28th    the    men
wree turned over to the authorities at Clinton   by   two   Indian
chiefs, Tyee Jimmie of the Lillooet
rancherie and Tyee Major of Leon
Creek.   The press of the Province
again devoted considerable space
to the incident, not only as an interesting news item, but    as    a
means of spilling a goodly amount
of editorial ink, but the majority
of these papers failed to place the
credit of the    capture    where it
rightly belonged, or divided   the
honor with men   who were only
connected with the affair in an indifferent way, or who happened to
be "in at the finish."   The information which led to these misleading reports was furnished, as we
understand,    by    certain '"glory-
seeking" members of the police
force—and men higher up at that.
At any rate we wish to give credit
where credit is due.   The two men
directly     responsible     for     the
"bringing in" of these notorious
outlaws are Mr. Daunt, local constable, and Tyee Jimmy, of Lillooet rancherie.    Mr. Daunt first
conceived the idea of enlisting the
services of the   Indian chiefs for
the capture of Spitlam and Paul
from the experience gained while
an officer in the    South African
Constabulary.   It is the policy of
this force, when wanting a native,
to apply directly to the chief of
whatever tribe the   fugitive happens to' be a member and trust to
this head to deliver the offender
into  the hands  of justice.    This
system has been very successful in
a country where the natives are
much more arbitrary    than    our
Indians.
About the middle of July Mr.
Daunt approached Tyee Jimmy, a
chief known to have great influence among the Indians of this section and as a man with a deep
sense of right and wrong and a
sineere regard for the law. The
chief agreed to co-operate with the
police, providing the officials
would guarantee fair play—that is
no shooting on surrender of the
men and a fair trial. Mr. Daunt
passed the matter on to Vietoria
at the chief's request. Superintendent Campbell thought of coming in at the time to investigate
(lie offer, but failed to do so, and
the matter, so far as headquarters
was concerned, remained in abeyance until the middle of October,
when the newly appointed Chief
Constable Forsyth came to Lillooet
and questioned Constable Daunt
regarding the offer of Tyee Jimmie
and guaranteed the conditions asked for, and the Indian chief commenced operations.
This is the point that caused
some of the papers of the Province to holler "frame-up," but if
there was a "frame-up" it was a
good one and succeeded in bringing into the hands of the law two
desperate and dangerous characters by a method that avoided the
almost certain sacrifice of lives
had the "man-hunting" tactics of
the police been employed. • If
there was a "frame-up" it was
between Chief Forsyth. Mr. Daunt,
Tyee Jimmie—and no others.
After this meeting the Indian
chief asked for one month absolutely free from police interference. At the end of this month he
asked for another month's extension of time.
On December 15 Tyee Jimmie
came to Constable Daunt, accompanied by his son Stephen, ami
Major Churchill, tyee of tiie Leon
Creek rancherie. lie told the officer that he had "good news,"
that he had the outlaws lined up
and asked where they should be
delivered. Mr. Daunt told him
Clinton. The Indians and officers
discussed the point and it was
agreed that Jimmie and Churchill
should be furnished with a pass
stating -that they were bringing
the outlaws under arrest to Clinton for delivery to the police.
Mr. Daunt proceeded at once to
Clinton, secured the pass from
Chief Forsyth, took it to the Bonaparte rancherie on the 18th of the
month and handed it over to Tyee
Jimmie. Here Mr. Daunt agreed
that the outlaws be allowed to
spend Christmas with the Indians
under guard, but that they must
be hnnded over immediately afterward.
Both the constable and Tyee
Jimmie returned to Lillooet and on
the 26th the chief left for Bonaparte. On the 27th Mr. Daunt received a wire from Chief Constable Burr of Ashcroft, reading:
"Chief Jimmie says outlaws will
be handel over in Clinton tomorrow." It was Tyee Jimmie's desire that Constable Daunt be in
Clinton to receive the prisoners,
hut it was impossible i..r him to be
on hand at the surrender of the
outlaws.
Assisting Tyee Jimmie and
working under his instructions
were Major Churchih of Leon
Creek rancherie and High Bar Joe
of the High Bar settlement, ire
enlisted ciieir services early in the
game because thes pon-is were
the old homes of ihe outlaws and
knew that tlie eniefs would be
more able ito locate the iugitives
than any other persons. They oniy
agreed to help after a plelge thai
the men should receive fair piay.
Major Churchill stated that lie
worked on the ease a month before
he heard from anyone connected
with the department. Then he received a letter from Superintendent of Indian Agents Comisky.
i ins was the lirst word he had received from the white officers regarding the case.
No officer went near the Bonaparte rancherie- where the men
Yveie finally rounded up, until
after Jimmie went into Ashcroft to
wire Clinton and Lillooet. He then
snowed Clnei Burr the pass re-
received from tlie Clinton and Lillooet constables and wanted to
wire Daunt and Forsyth.
Tyee J linniie says: *' Chief Burr
says I wire Victoria. This was
Friday. Saturday morning Chief
t'ernie conies from Kamloops. Mr.
Comisky come from Victoria, too.
He ask me, ' What I do with boys.'
I say, '1 take them to Clinton, get
a lawyer for the preliminary hearing and then send to Ottawa for
help.' But since Mr. Comisky
tome I leave the case to him. We
went to court house and he ask
me again in front of Burr what I
do with boys and he ask me who
help bring them in. I tell him the
names of chiefs. Burr says- 'Get
all the names and I give you the
money' ($3,500 reward). I told
him, "No,' I say. 'I cannot sell the
bovs for money.'   He ask me who
bring the boys to town. I ask
Comisky to come out with me and
bring the boys to town. We got
a car, brought them in and I asked
him to give some advice to the
other Indians."
This capture established a new
and excellent method for control-
) ■!■■■ ' ba'l Indians"—through the
co-operation of the chiefs. Tyee
Jimmie, by refusing the reward
money, showed that he did his part
only as a lover of law and justice.
"Give the boys a fair trial," he
said. He was not a professional
'•man-hunter." He brought these
desperate men to the bar of justice
because they were supposed to be
guilty of wrong-doing and should
be punished if guilty. He realized
they were a menace to public
safety while at large, but still he
'.Ctxira rnVKBOmmn
wanted "fair play." lie was willing to trust to the white man's Law
'!:( pjerbt thinsr. And his
brother chiefs agreed with him.
The whole capture cost the government about $500—a mere trifle
when compared with the cost of
maintaining the "army" of
"searchers."
•"'" the inpide facts about
the bringing in of Spintlam and
Paul. And it's straight from the
men who planned it out and it
shows just where the honor belongs—just, who were the men behind the work. It was a big
catch. There is great credit due
those who so cleverly manoeuvred
the game that these desperate men
were turned over without bloodshed or trouble after the posse of
trained "man hunters" had failed,
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Notice
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or seed, apply to Mrs. M.
Clark, 17-mile farm. Two
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WATER NOTICE
For a licence to take and
use water.
Notice is    hereby given that
T.   Allen    and   S. B.   Baker of
Loon  Lake,    Clinton, will apply
for a licence to store or use 300
acre feet of water from an  un-
nsmed creek flowing in  a westerly direction and emptying into
Loon Lake Creek  near Lot 89
group   1.    The    water    will be
stored in a reservoir of one by
half mile capacity,  built or to
be built  at a    small   unnamed
lakeland   will  be usedirrigation
purposes onlthe land described as
the part of Lot 730,     88,     729,
group 1, Lillooet.
This notice was posted on the
ground on the 17th day of December, 1912.Theapplication will
be filed in the office of the Water
Recorder at Clinton.
Objections may be filed  with
the said Water Recorder or with
the Comptroller of Water Rights.
Parliament  Buildings,   Victoria,
B. C.
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That "Dick" made a
clean-up but bent some
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That cold wood has gone
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That Joe is there with the
"canned" music stuff.
That Dick Clark has given
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chickens.
That George  Beil nearly
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A general meeting of the
Conservative Party
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held at 8 o'clock p. m., on
Feb. 7th at Geo. Bell's residence. Wm. Abercrombie,
Secy.
WATER NOTICE
For a Licence to   take  and
use water.
Notice is hereby given that
Frank William Engeman of Ashcroft, B. B., will apply for a licence to take aiid use 25 inches
of water out of a spring which
flows in a Westerly direction
through crown land for about
200 yards and sinks. Said spring
is situated about 1-2 mile in an
Easterly direction from Pre-emption record No. 1S33. The water
will be diverted at said spring
and will be used for domestic
and irrigation purposes on the
land described as pre-emption
record No. 1833, Lillooet District.
This notice was posted on the
ground on the 23rd day November, 1912. The application
will be filed in the office of the
Water Recorder at Clinton, P.. C.
Objections may be  filed   with
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pjwer and light purposes on the
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