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VOL 2 NO. 21,
LILLOOET,   B.   C,    FRIDAY,    APRIL   4,   1913
$2 PER YEAR
FIFTY YEARS AGO
IN LILLOOET
By an Old Timer
(Continued from last week)
On the Douglas Portage
were the 4-mile house at the
foot of Gibralter Hill, owned by John Hancock and
brother; the 10-mile house,
owned by Perry; John Gow-
an's 16-mile house; the hotel
at the 21-mile, and Old Joe
Smith's place at the 28-mile.
At the head of Lillooet
Lake, P. Smith ran a stopping house. Mr. Smith was
a brother of A. W. Smith,
former M. P. P. from this
the records of that province
show that for every dollar of
district, now dead.
F. Jones and Owen Bell
ran a string of freight teams
on the Pemberton Portage
I >ast the Half-way house,
then owned by John Kit-
hell, a southerner and a
gentleman, to the head of
Anderson Lake—where a
paddle wheel steamer was
operating to the Short Port-
age. A train was in operation on the portage, the remains of which are yet to be
seen.
In '61 John Colbraith and
Joe Taylor, who ran a hotel
at the end of Seton Lake,
built a paddle wheel steamer. The ferry at Lillooet
was operated by Flynn &
Kelly.
George Tinker, after a
short stay here in '63, went
out to the Cariboo, being at
Cameron Town, Barkerville
and Rushfield when the population there was 3,000—
returning to Lillooet with
$140 left out of a fortune.
One thousand pounds of
wheat was purchased from
Uriah Nelson at 18 cents a
pound.
The harvest crop was
mulled in tlie old mill on
Cayoosh Creek, then owned
by F. Foster and R. Hoey.
Flour was sold to Joe Smith,
of the Clinton Hotel, for $9
per hundred.
"What did you do then?"
was asked of Mr. .Tinker.
"Do! Do nothing!' 'I played the gentleman for a
while," he replied. From
'82 to 85 Mr. Tinker ran the
Pioneer Hjotel. Should a
stranger ride^u^ and inquire
P. G. E. SATISFIED
WITH LOAN
Mr. D'Arcy Tate, vice-
president of the Pacific
Great Eastern Railway, who
is at the Hotel Vancouver,
expressed satisfaction over
the way the recent loan of
the company had been received in London. It was
placed on the market at a
fortunate time, just when
the end of the Balkan war
was in. sight and before the
announcement of G ermany 's
military plans.
Mr. Tate said that the impression had gone abroad
that the company had suffered by being compelled to
pay 4*4 per cent, interest,
but as a matter of fact a 4'i/£
per cent, loan at 99 was
cheaper than a 4 per cent,
loan at 90.
He expressed the opinion
that the day of 4 per cent,
loans was past, and the rate
would be 5 per cent, before
it would be 4 again.
In regard to the progress
of construction of the Pacific Great Eastern, Mr. Tate
said that the building of a
50-mile wagon road from the
end of the completed work
to Pemberton Mills was
keeping the work back for
a time: Mr. Pat Welch, the
contractor, left for the construction camps yesterday.
the road to Cayoosh Creek,
the reply invariably was:
"Don't know the road, but
I'll shake you the dice."
From '85 to '95 Mr. Tinker was constable at intervals and his children are
now attending school here.
The lovely girl, having lingered a minute in her room
to adjust her transformation,, change the angle of her
Grecian band, and make
sure that her skirt fitted like
the peeling of a plum, descended to the parlor to
find the family pet ensconced
upon the knee of the young
man caller, her curly head
nestled comfortably against
his shoulder.
"Why, Mabel," the young
lady exclaimed, "aren't you
ashamed of yourself! Get
right down."
"Shan't do it," retorted
the child. "I got here first."
—Everybody's Magazine.
WITH THE BASEBALL FANS
Lillooet's ball teams turned out on the local diamond
for a practice game last Sunday afternoon, but the score
was indeterminate. The
line-up of tire two teams will
be given next week.
•j Both teams were in good
form and it is a very evident
fact tliat either team, with a
little more practice, will
make k tough for tlie outside baseball players.
The boys are busy rolling
a ing up the diamonu
this week, and a game with
the Portage team is expected Sunday.
The new manager, Mr.
Hughes, is deservedly popular with the boys, and is
there with that enthusiasm
that will put the snap and
vim into tue teams from the
start.
The   new   uniforms   and
equipment arrived from the
Coast Saturdav.
Notes
Rogers showed some class
as a contortionist on second,
but Burnett dropped a hot
(.ne from home and stopped
the deal.
The umpires' decisions
should have been alright—
the battery coached them
along.
Jimmie Prosser talked
back once or twice, and
threatens to get a longer
bat.
"Home-run" Phair as a
base-runner was a wonder.
Joe Russell's pitching elicited great applause from
the grandstand.
Rod Atkins made a sensa-
1 i-bagger.
Powers slid to second and
tore his uniform.
Merlin. Grimm & Co. offer
a cup to the winning team
of the season 1:1 this district.
Lytton has a ball team and
the boys say it is their intention to make it mighty interesting! for all-comers this
season.
Mr. Jacks, of Boultbee,
Jacks and Cruickshank, returned from coast points
Sunday.
Terse Town Tales
J. N. Cran is in Vancouver on business. Air. C. O.
Greigg is in charge of the
bank during his absence.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Clark left for their preemption at Cache Creek,
Tuesday, where they will
spend the summer.
Miss Dora Manson is
visiting friends at Ashcroft
this week.
Constable Baker returned
from Kamloops Saturday.
Constable A. W. Daunt
was in Vancouver the first
j f the week on official business, returning Wednesday.
AI Scott is at the Coast
for automobile repairs.
Wm. Hayiniore is in Victoria 011 business connected
with the forestry department this week.
Darwin Bell is the official
mascot for the Lillooet baseball team, and is anxiously
awaiting the arrival of his
uniform.
Mrs. James Bell has been
suffering from a severe cold
the past week.
Marvin Braphy returned
to Lytton, Saturday.
What's the matter with
having an excursion up Sett n Lake next Sunday.
Lnrie Bailey spent Sunday
and Monday with relatives
and friends at Lvtton.,
Levi Lost
The stranger was playing
euchre with a Hebrew, and
at one stage of the game he
looked at his hand and remarked:
"If you give me a queen
and turn this into a poker
game, I'll bet you $100 on
the hand.
The Hebrew looked at his
hand and then exclaimed, in
great excitement:
"All right! And I'll raise
you $1,000. Here's your
qu'veen."
The strancer accented the
raise, and the hands were
laid down on the table. 'Die
stranger held four aces, the
lew four .kings. The loser
sh')\vim.>' signs of great mental distress, separated himself with some difficulty
from the $1,100.
Then he looked at the
stranger in some bewilderment and said:
"Say, vot in hell did you
vant that qu'veen for?"—
!\/e Opener.     i rne
rrospetor
THE PROSPECTOR
All the Lillooet DistrictNews
Published every Friday afternoon
at Lillooet, B.C.
JACK BROWN,
Editor and Manager
Subscription Rates—-$2 a year in advance.     Advertising Rates furnished on application.
Let's all root for the best
ball team. Remember, the
Lillooet nine want that cup.
Hail to the old summer
time! The hens will soon be
laying eggs in our back
.yard.—Ledge.
We, of the present day,
owe a considerable debt to
the pioneer who made the
country so much more ac-
cessable and habitable to the
later arrivals.
The biggest blast in the
construction of the Grand
Trunk Railway was recently set off at Burn's Lake.
The blast contained five tons
of dynamite and fifty-five
tons of black powder.
Toronto Star: With the
characteristic resourcefulness in the wood-working
shops of the cash register
factory at Dayton no sooner
saw the city under flood than
they began to produce boats
at the rate of ten an hour,
and sent them out on rescue
work. They were mere
punts, but they served.—
Province.
What's the matter with
having an excursion up Seton Lake next Sunday.
WATER NOTICE
For a  licence to  take   and   use
water
Notice is hereby given that
Wesley Truax of Bridge River,
farmer, will apply for a licence
to take and use three cubic feet per second of water out
of Truax creek, which flows in a
north easterly direction through
crown land and p. r. 1851 and
empties into Bridge River near
p. r. 1851,
This notice was posted on the
ground on the 28th day of Feb-
brnary.   1913.   The   application
will  be   filed in the office of the
Water Recorder at Clinton.
Objections may be filed with
the said Water Recorder or with
the Comptroller of Water Rights,
Parliament Buildings,   Victoria,
B. C.
18 Wesley Truax,
(Applicant.)
Lillooet Plumbing Shop
Chas. Noel Prop.
'' The debt of this province
is not only alarming, but it
is a positive disgrace." Such
was the opening phrase of
T. M. Tweedie on entering
on a discussion of the comparison of the debt of this
province with that of the
provinces of Ontario and
British Columbia.
"British Columbia has
$8,000,000 or $9,000,000, but
debt there are assets in cash
in the bank or bonds and
mortgages more than sufficient to wipe off the debt at
any moment. Ontario has
over two millions of people,
and the public debt is approximately $27,000,000,
while the indirect liability
of the province is between
nine and ten million dollars.
If we divide this in proportion to the population of
Ontario and compare it with
this province of Alberta, we
find that Ontario, one of the
oldest provinces in Canada,
has only a debt of $27,000,-
000, while our debt is $14,-
400,000, and British Columbia has -practically no debt
at all.—Calgary Herald.
Lytton has a ball team and
the boys say it is their intention to make it mighty interesting for all-comers this
season.
WO  HING
GENERAL MERCHANT
Lillooet   -   B. C.
Outfitter
pectors,      Trappers,
Miners,       Ranchers,
Etc.     Our goo ds are
the best and   pr
are right
Chinese Goods
SAMUEL GIBBS
Notary Public
Lillooet   -   -    B. C.
Lands, Mines, Insurance and
Collections
Mining business in all branches a
specialt y. Farms, Fruitlands and
properties for sale.
P' D. BOOTH, B. SC. B. C. L. S.
G. M. DOWNTON, B. C. L. S
Booth & Downton
CIVIL ENGINEERS
B. C.LAND SURVEYOR
43-44 Exchange uilding
Phone Seymour 1544
Vancouver  and illooet  B. C.
Samuel Gibbs,
Lillooet Representative
= J.     DUNLOP=
Store near Seton Lake
General Merchant
Large Assortment of Goods Always on Hand
Dry Goods, Groceries,   Hardware,
Boots and Shoes, Clothing,
Miner's Supplies
Outfitter for Camp or Trail
SS. BRITANNIA
REGULAR Trips up Seton Lake every
Day.
Convenient for  all enroute to Mission,
Bridge River, Short Portage, Anderson Lake,
McGillvray Creek and the Pemberton country.
Leaves, 9.00 a. m.   Arrives at Mission, 11.00 a. m.   Arrives
Short Portage, 12 o'clock
Returning   eaves Short Portage, 1:00 p. m. Leaves Mission
1:45 p. m.    Arrives, 4:00 p. m.
Excelsior Hotel
W.   J.   Abercrombie,   Proprietor
Good Table      First Class Wines, Liquors and Cigars
' "l    " "V ■•'■ WW!"     'A'.|
We are Sole Agents for
New  Lillooet  Townsite
Very large lots at very small prices
If youwish to purchase land in the Pemberton
Meadows, write us for our list of prices.
Merlin Grimm and Co.,
811 Rogers Building Vancouver, B. C. ine     rrospeior
I
Wide West
RESTAURAN T
Taylor and McPhail, Props
Neat Service
Courteous Treatment
Open All Night
Our Cooking isn't as good
as Mother's, but if youl
can't get Mother's  try
ours—its Next Best.
Wide West
RESTAURANT
Herb Taylor Prop
JAMES   T.   FARM:
Contractor and Build er
Plans and Esti "itcs
rcpared
Angus Nicholson, of Nicholson and Timelick, paid a
flying visit to town yesterday, returning to camp this
morning.
Ed Kennedy, of Welch
and Kennedy, was in town
Monday on business.
The best place
in town to eat a
Quick Meal
Leave your clothes here to
be pressed
Furnished   rooms   in   connection
C. A. PETERS
GRASSIE
Pioneer Watchmaker
and Jewe ler
318 Cambie St.      Vancouver,     C
Orders by Mail Attended to.
Fine Watch Repairing a Spa       < i It
AS   OTHERS  SEE   IT
The Editor, Lillooet Prospector, Lillooet.
Dear Sir: As an onlooker,
in no way interested financially in Lillooet town, there
are certain points wiiich 1
think it would be to the
benefit of her citizens to attend to.
At the present time outside of the government road
work, hatciiery and railway
there is no pay roll in the
town to speak of; the Bridge
River mills at the present
time help to a great extent,
but there is likely to be a
townsite and stores up in the
Bridge, whereby a large
part of her trade will be lost
as soon as the railway is
through to the Coast.
Now, sir, it is absolutely
necessary, if the town is to
be kept growing, that the
citizens and property-holders should get something
opened up to take the place
of the money at present put
in circulation by the railroad and mining interests.
w h e n the construction
passes on.
As to the mines, there is
a large belt of country in the
immediate vicinity of the
town, such as between Cayoosh Creek and the Bridge
River, on the same contact
where Mr. Dunlop, Dr.
Christie, Bell and White,
and Taylor basin claims are
located, also on the north
side of Bridge River, as well
as Cayoosh Creek. Some of
this district has been merely
run over. Mines in the district mentioned will benefit
the town.
Development of the local
industries will help the
settling up of the district,
and is absolutely necessary,
and it is "up to" the citizens
to attend to it.
Yours truly,
ONLOOKER
WATER NOTICE
For a Licence to   take   and
use water.
Notice is hereby given that
I, Sydney Spetch, of Pemberton
Portage,B.C. will apply for a -
cence to take and use one cubic
foot of water outof a pool which
flows in a southwesterly direction
through Pemberton Poriage and
empties into Birkenh e d River.
The water will be di v rted at 2
chains from L 1577 upstream and
will be used for irrigation pur-
on the land described as preemption record No. 1506.
This notice was posted on the
ground    on      the     8th    day
Mareh 1913. The application
will be filed in the office of the
Water Recorder at Clinton, B. C.
Objections may be filed with
hesaid Water Recorder or with
he Comptrolt thc oI Wx13: Rts
Parliament   Buildings,  Victoria,
B. C.
Sidney Spetch,
Applicant.
A.   G.   REBAGLIATI
General Merchant
and
Forwarding Agent
MINERS   SUPPIES   A   SPECIALTY
Ship Goods to Lillooet in my Care
Prompt   Attention   Guaranteed
A.   G.   REBAGLIATI
LYTTON        - - - B. C.
A GOOD PLACE TO PATRONIZE
■■■■
Hotel Victoria
Fifty-five 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 up. By month $35 and up. Meals, 21 for $9.00
Lillooet, B. C.
J.   M.   Mackinnon,
Broker
Lillooet Ranches and Fruit Lands a Specialty.
Correspondence Solicited.
Suite 5 Williams Bldg. 413 Granville St.,
VANCOUVER,  B. C.
Timber   Lands Ranch Lands.        Coast Lands and RealEsta
BANK OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA
Established 1836 Head Office Montreal
Savings Department
A c ounts opened for sums of $1 and upward.
Current Accounts
Issue Ch?uques and have paid cheques returned to you for receipts.
Collections
Made in all parts of the world.
Travelers Cheques
Issued payable anywhere,
General Banking Business Conducted.
J. N. CRAN, Manager LILLOOET BRANCH
1 The Prospector
DELINQUENT    CO-OWtf-
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 min
eral 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 Gustaffson
Harve y A. Christie
LIQUOR ACT, 1910
Section 35
Notice   is   hereby  given
that  on   the   10th  day  of
April  noxt, aoplicatib n wi
be made to the Superintend.
ent of Jhe  Provincial Police
for the grant of a licence for
the sale of liquor by retail
in and  upon   the premises
known as the 59-mile house
hotel situate at 59-mile post
Cariboo road British Columbia, from James  Ryder  to
Fairburn   and    Harvey   of
British Columbia.
Dated this   10th  day  of
March, 1913.
James Ryder,
Holder of Licence.
Fairbanks and Harvey
per George Fairbanks
18    Applicant for Transfer.
For prompt and efficient
freight service see Charles
McCaffery, Lilooet,     B. C.
WATER NOTICE
For a licence to take and
use water.
Notice is .hereby given-that
Frederick IWsonsxrf Lillooet,
rancher, wilk&pply for a licence
to take and use one cubic foot
per second out of an unnamed
spring which flows in northerly
dirertion through P. R. 1755 and
disappears on P. R. 1882.
The wat^r will be diverted at
the spring and will be used for
irrigation purposes on the land
describee as H. R. 1882.
This notice was posted on the
ground on the 11th day of
March, 1913.The application will
be filed in the office of the Water
Recorder at Clinton.
Objections may be filed with
the said Water Recorder or with
the Comptroller of Water Rights.
Parliament Buildings,   Victoria,
B. C.
20
Frederick Parsons,
Applicant.
For the
HOME   NEWS
Read The
PROSPECTOR
Mineral Act, 1896,
Form F
Certificate of Improvements
NOTICE
Success mineral claim  situate
in the Lillooet mining division of
Lillooet district.
Where located; Cadwallader
creek.
Take notice that we. LeRoy
Ledgerwood andAlbert Williams,
Free Miner's Certificate No.
41618b and 41616b, intend, sixty
days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a
Certific te of Improvements, for.
the purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant of the above claim.
And further take notice that
action, under section 37, must be
commenced before the issuance
of such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this6th day  of  March,,
1913. LeRoy Ledgerwood
Albert Williams
LEST YOU FORGET
LILLOOET TO LYTTON IN
EASE AND COMFORT BY
AUTO STAGE
Experienced Driver
Reasonable Charges
Apply WALTER C. KEEBLE,        LYTTON  B.C-
C A. PHAIR'S
Big, Department- Store
i 0
1Q    . Ji     ii
(. e 'everything you need.   Carry a large
Stock.    Sell as cheap as anyone in all lines
and tor less in some. We are always prepared
to meet all prices.
' We lead in Men's
clothing and have just
received several large
shipments of Suits,
Shirts, Shoes, Underwear, Etc. ,
Men's Shirt's from
50c to $4.50.
Suits from $12 to $22
1000 pairs of ladies and
men's shoes, latest
styles, in black and
tan, button and lace,
also fine line of heavy
shoes.
A dozen new lines in
spring hats.
Remember we also carry the most complete
line in town of hardware
,Na-Dru-Co. drugs, stationery, dry goods~ gro'-'
ceries, saddlery, cutlery
and furniture.
We are agents fdr kodaks, phonographs, Sher-
win Williams' paints,
Singer sewing maqhines,
wood pipe, Robin Hood
r.
Our New Store Just Completed
Terms, Cash
Ease and Comfort
Speed and Safety
Lytton to Lillooet by
AUTOMOBILE STAGE
Inquire  of A.   G. REBAGLIATI at Lytton or at the
HOTEL VICTORIA in Lillooet
U^3SL.U^i2CiT^'^i
anted
Listings of Lillooet Farm Lands and Town Property
If you have property for sale we can find you a buyer
We write fire life and accident insurance.   Ask us
for our rates.   They can't be beat.
Let us attend to your conveyencing.   Notary Pub
lie always on hand.
Boultbee,   Jacks   and Cruickshank
Exclusive agents for the Lillooet Townsite Addition
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