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The Prospector Nov 10, 1899

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Array Pl- y (mA* ''* -AX,
Vol. 2 No. 18.
$2.00 a year.
Last week Arthur F. Noel and F. M.
Robertson came down from the Bend'Or
mine on Cadwallader creek, bringing
with them the third cleanup of the mill,
Mr. Robertson leaving Friday morning
for Yancou er with the amalgam.
The actual running time of the mill
waB eighteen days and   six   hours, and
the amount of quartz put through in that
time wa* 366 tons, securing TA% pounds
;f amalgam.
The mill waB started up again on the
first of the month and will be run as
long as the weather permits, and it is
expected that two more cleanups will be
made this season. The cleanups have
been very satisfactory and the company
are quietly operating away with the
above results.
Good reports is brought from the
mine. Last week in No. 1 tunnel in the
Btope, sixty feet above the tunnel a new-
ledge was found, running parallel with
the old ledge and running into it, at the
junction making the ledge four feet in
width. The new ledge is ribbon quartz
and appears to be very rich. Tbe discovery of this ledge greatly enhances the
-value of the mine.
Everything is looking very prosperous
at the mina and during the winter a
large quantity of ore will be taken out
ready for the mill to start up in the
spring. Ahout twenty men are employed with Mr. W. £. Lundie as superintendent.
The Bend'Or is a good property and
with the recent discovery of the new
ledge and the tapping of the old ledge
a couple hundred feet below the workings, carrying good values right through,
proves the Bend'Or to be a great free-
milling proposition. The company has
a group of Beveral claims and has a bond
on another group a short distance away,
which also shows up good and will probably be worked in the spring.
The ten stamp mill put in for the company by the Wm. Hamilton Manufacturing company, is working very satisfactory, and is a neat piece of machinery.
With as good results obtained next year
as for this short season, the Bend'Or
company will be on " velvet," and Lillooet will have a dividend paying mine.
not finch; and steps,;it may be supposed,
will be taken by the Dominion military
authorities, at the early date, to have
reserve volunteers in readiness for such
a contingency."
James Rowbottom left for Pemberton
Tuesday morning with the mail.
Jeffries Is Still Champion.
John Hill was up to McGillivray creek
this week locating mineral claims.
Mr. F. Burnet son Major Burnet arrived from the east Monday evening and
will make his home in Lillooet.
According to despatches it is quite
probable that the dominion parliament
will be called at an early date to meet
the difficulty mentioned by Sir Wilfrid
Laurier in the Toronto Globe interview
of October 4, and secure parliamentary
s notion for sending the contingent to
South Africa, and possibly a second one.
Canadian Volunteers.
Acotemporaryremarks: "If Canada's
contingent shall see active service in the
,; South Africa  war,  which  seems  very
, jl.-obable, and is to be maintained aa a
distinct regiment, which also appears
•probable, and, should the war turn out
to be a protracted one to any extent,
Canadian patriotism, in the ordinary
course of events, will be put to the further test of keeping up the regiment of
full strength, by sending additional
volunteers from time to time to flit the
vacancies that would ensue from actual
service in the field. From this teat, we
make no doubt, Canadian patrotiBm will
The contest for the heavy weight pugilistic championship of the vorld, which
took place in New York last Friday, and
which was everywhere  regarded   with
considerable interest by the sporting fraternity resulted in being retained by Jeffries.   It was one of the most marvellous
battle that hasjever taken place, and the
greatest crowd that ever gathered in the
Coney Island club bouse witnessed the
struggle.   In five rounds Jeffries had the
better of the fight, in the first two and
last three.     During  the other twenty
Sharkey forced the issue, and like a terrier bull was at his man with both hands
unceasingly.   In the 20th round Jeffries'
great weight  and brawn helped him to
hold of the Sailor and in the 22nd round
he swung a couple of  vicious uppercutB
that made Sharkey groggy.     Tom came
back again in the 24th and 25th, but he
was weakened greatly by Jeffries' blows.
One minute before the gong sounded to
end the fight Jeffries' left glove came off
and   practically ended the  fight.   The
referee  motioned  to Jeffries' corner, a
flag waB flying around the  champion's
shoulder, the crowd on that side of the
arena cheered wildly, while  tbe  crowd
on the opposite side yelled for Sharkey,
and the men were led back to their dressing rooms.   The thousands of spectators
were banked 40  feet  high  around the
building.    The  aisles around the ring
were lined.   The heat was intense.   The
fighter were almost exhausted. It seemed at first as though it would be a short
fight, for  in  the second round Jeffries
put the sailor to the ropes with a left on
the jaw, and the referee began to call of
the {seconds as Sharkey kneeled on the
floor. But from the third round Sharkey
with his vicious swings to the ribs and
the jaw, kept the crowd on its feet waiting for a knockout.     Jeffries stood the
terrific punishment, and with his eye,
nose and ear split, came back just as viciously as in the last three, and almost
retrieved himself.    Then came tbe unfortunate and unsatisfactory ending, Jeffries' glove flying off, bringing tbe fight
to an end, although  the crowd  urged
Sharkey to rush in and end it.    This he
tried to do, but Jeffries fought him back
and Referee Siler rushed to the rescue.
It was noticeable that Jeffries used bis
weight to its best  advantage, throwing
himself all over the sailor;  but the lat-
I ter did his part of the hugging.   Jeffries
weighed  212  pounds  and   Sharkey 25
pounds less, but the latter looked in better shape.   The betting at the start was
100 to 70 on Jeffries,   The decision was
not announced from tbe ringside, or if it
was, few beard it, and the great mob
surged around for several minutes, yelling and shouting for the victor and vanquished.	
The dining  room |at  tbe  Excelsior
House will be opened up again shortly.
A. McDonald road superintendent, arrived in town this morning from the
east riding.
Mr. Edward Moore one of the eariy
pioneers of this section and now a resident of High Bar was in town this week.
H. J. Keary has bis new house about
half finished at bis estate in the west
end of town.
A Kootenay paper announces that
Hewitt Bostock, M.P. will be a candidate for the Yale-Cariboo in the coming elections.
Miss Burnet who has been visiting her
sister, M.s. Forde, up Cayoosh creek has
returned to town.
John Wilson the cattle man, is expected in town shortly to gather up
some of his cattle in this vicinity.
The war bulletins which arrive dally
and are posted up on the fire hall are
read with great interest by the residents.
From a few dollars spent in this manner
the people get some satisfaction.
The weather still continues mild and
for several days past a fog has hung over
the town, with an occasional shower ol
Word has come to town that the clean
up at the Lorne was about (800. This
was from a run of eight and a half days
with the arrastra.
Word received from Charlev Glenn
and Fred Richardson say they are in
San Francisco, and will probably spend
the winter there—if the free lunches
hold out.  	
H. S. Southard is still working away
at bis hydraulic proposition at the Fountain and for the seasons work, taking
into consideration the drawbacks and
delays, has done very well.
Word was received this week that the
wagon road being built from Anderson
lake to the Brett group of claims on McGillivray creek would be finished in a
few days time.
The steamer Minnehaha failed to go
up the lake on Tuesday, her regular day,
owing to the machinery getting out of
kilter. Everything was put right and
the Minnehaha will travel as same as
The Lytton Dredge.
The big dredge being built at Lytton
is progressing very favorably and the
contractors will have tbe scow completed
in a few weeks.
All the machinery is on the ground
and is ready to be placed in the scow,
about 156 tons in all. The dredge will
be equipped with 32 steel buckets, weighing 1,000 pounds each, to sift tbe gravel
in the bed of the river. In twenty-four
hours it ib estimated that about 3,000
cubic yards of gravel can be handled.
The scow will be 110 feet long, 32 feet
in width, and when completed will be
the largest dredger in the province. The
company has thirty miles of the river
bed, extending within five miles of Lillooet bridge. The company building
this big dredge is the Oobbledick No. 1
Dredging company with John Cobble-
dick in charge and E. E. Barnum as assistant. It is expected that work can be
commenced early in the spring, and if
this dredger proves a success, the company will proceed at once to build other
dredgers to work their ground.
Word has been received from the 150-
Mile House that Constable James Bain
has captured the man who robbed 'the
safe at the Cariboo mine. The man is
named McBride and had been employed
at the mine for some time.
The Lord Help us.
Notice to Travelers.
R. & W. Cumming of Pavilion, desire
to thank the public for past patronage
but hereafter will discontinue  keeping
travelers at their place either over night
or for for meals.
Pavilion Mills, November 1st, 1899.
The stamp-mill for the Brett group of
claims on McGillivray Creek should be
along shortly. R. T. Ward who is putting the mill on, is at present in San
Francisco, and expects to return in a few
weeks. The Wm. Hamilton Manufacturing Company of Vancouver has secured
the order for the mill.
Post Office Inspector Dorman of Vancouver, who was in town last week stated that no definite arrangement bad
been made as yet in regards to the mail
coming in by Lytton, but said it would
only be a short time until the mail service would be changed to that route. It
will not be known for a few days yet
what the mail service will be for this
section. The mail will continue to come
by way ot Ashcroft as usual, until the
final arrangements are made.
Sixteen of the candidates who offered
themselves at tbe annual examination
of the British Columbia Medical council
surceded in passing and have been ordered to be registered as medical practitioners for the province.
A leading Montreal daily paper says:
" We are forced to publish a good deal
of rubbish which daily comes from London in the shape of comments on tbe
war news, because if we did not we
would be thought to be giving less news
than our neighbors. In the absence of
solid information these comments are
nauseatingly wordy, and they contain
much that is puerile as well as ill-
A German circular that arrived in
London the other day had transcribed
upon it: " If the receiver is dead, please
do not send this on to him." The instructions were carried out.
Estcourt. Natal, Nov.  4.—In Thursdays battle it is reported that the Boers
lost 890 in killed, woundsd and captured.
Tlie hottest  sec .ion of  the fight being,   .
near Besters  bill, and thirty mounted r.
Boers were captured.
Late accounts from Pietermaritzburg
says the Boers v/ere successfully repulsed Friday and Saturday at Ladysmith.
The cavalry scored heavily and the infantry did good execution.
London despatch. Scanty intelligence
coming from the front, which is generally accepted as reassuring.
The fact that Gen. White was enabled
to undertake a series of successfully actions is taken as an indication that a por-.
tion  of  General Joubert's forces have.
gone south ward and investment of Ladysmith relaxed somewhat.
Estcourt, Nov. 5.—Confirmation received of Boer defeat Friday south of
Ladysmith near Colenso. British infantry charged the Boers who were in strong
position and drove them down on tbe
plains where the cavalry executing some
fine flank movent, charged the enemy
almost completely annihilating them.
The plains were strewn with dead Boers.
An eye witness says the Boers raised
the white flag Beveral times in Thursdays battle but on the British approaching received them with a volley. British enraged at this treachery, charged
through tbe Boers several times with
fixed bayonets. A lot of prisoners and
loot captured.
Durban, Nov 5.—Late reports of Thursdays and Fridays battle state that the
Boers were so badly cut up by the cavalry that they howled for mercy.
Ladysmith is crowded with Boer prisoners and wounded, the latter presenting horrible evidence of tbe swordman-
ship of the cavalry.
The Gordon Highlanders suffered severely in the fighting.
Later reports indicate that the Boers
have evacuated Colenso, ahd it is believed that the British have reoccupied
the place.
The bridges along the route remain intact and communication is hourly expected with Ladysmith.
The situation looks bright at Mafeking
the Boers seem to be disheartened at unexpected resistance and a large body of
their forces has been detached to assist
in investment of Kimberley.
London, Nov. 10.—General Buller has
received the following from Gen. White
at Ladysmith:
"Bombardment at long range with
heavy guns continues daily. A few casualties are occuring but no serious harm
being done. Boers sent in today a number of refugees from Transvaal under a
flag of truce. We met them outside of
pickets when party separated and the
Boers fired on our men before reaching
our pickets. Entrenchment daily growing stronger and supply of provisions is
Estcourt despatch says armoured train
returned from near Colenso and reports
seeing nothing of the Boers.
A native runner reports that the Boers
are in great numbers in that vicinity.
Florence Marrayat (Mrs. Frances
Lean), the well known author, died in
London last week.
A statement of tbe financial results of
Clinton races is to hand.    The total receipts were $713.25; expenditure |632.66
leaving a balance of $80.59 with $42 of
1 subscriptions still due. THE PROSPECTOR, LILLOOET, B. C, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER, 10 1899.
Published every Friday.
Payable In advance.
RIC. A. FRASER, Editok and Proprietor.
The prospects for Lillooet district have
never looked bo bright as for the coming
season. Mining properties in all
parts of the district are showing up well
and during the past few months over
$25,000 in bullion has been shipped ont.
Development work is going on at these
properties and in the spring will be in
first class shape to continue work. Lillooet has producing mines and to the
miners and owners of claims is due the
credit for the present state of affairs.
Outside capital having very little to do
with it, al) the assistance coming from
local parties. With hardly a trail to
travel on the district has been opened
up showing extremely rich properties
and everyone worked properly baa been
a producer. With great difficulties a 10-
ten stamp mill was taken to the Bend'Or
mines on Cadwallader creek last winter
and has been crushing the free-milling
quartz with satisfactory cleanups. The
arrastra, the primitive fmethod of mining, has also been in vogue, and during
this season the owners have cleaned up
in the neighborhood of several thousand
dollars, as a result of their labors. One
ton of quartz a day was put through and
averaged $80 a ton. Lillooet will shortly
convince the 'outside world that some of
the best mines in the province are in
Lillooet district. The coming season
with active work going on in all parts of
the district, the ten stamp mill at the
Bend'Or, three-stamps on the Lorne,
ten stamps on McGillivray all crushing
free milling quartz, the fifty ton a day
cyanide plant on Cayoosh creek and in
all probabilities the ten stamp mill, all
employing men and producing bullion, it
is evident that times will be good.
With the rapid strides which will take
place in the Bridge River section the
coming spring, it is necessary a wagon
road should be built to Cadwallader
creek from Seaton lake. The revenue
from the district, with this necessary road
for one year would almost pay for the
construction of same. This matter of
building a road to open up the Bridge
River section will have to be taken up
in a forcible manner by the people interested.
The following letter appeared recenty
in the Vancouver News-Advertiser:
" Sir: Allow me to address a few
words to those concerned in the most
serious question of tbe day among the
mining community of British Columbia:
"Inspection of Metalliferous Mines Act
Amendment Act, 1899, clause 13: No
person shall be employed underground
in any metalliferous mine for more than
eight hours in everry twenty-four
Although a statutory day's labor consisting of eight hours per day might be
accepted and welcomed by all as the
standard of an ordinary day's work, yet
the requirements and conditions governing tbe demand for labor are so variable
that labor cannot be bound by immutable laws nor even by severe restrictions
Without great loss and hardship to the
whole community .The stern rigidity of
the above clause 13, that prevents the
mine-owner employing any person in his
mine more than eight hours in a day is
also a severe restriction upon the miner,
for it limits his daily earning capacity to
the amount of eight hours of hi? -fork
in one day.
This is the crux of the present strained
relationship between tbe mine-owners
and miners. It is a question of money,
not time. Most men care little bow
many hours they work, so long as they
earn more money. Some men may be
content to work only sufficient to live,
but such men are not numerous in a
civilized community; on the contrary,
every day experience teaches us that
most men are ready and cater to work
" overtime," therefore so long as overtime is fairly paid for and the workers
are free to ceate work when they choose,
overtime may be looked upon as a fortunate opportunity for those who have
the strength, industry and wish to benefit themselves by it. When the act became law, trouble arose because the
owners wanted ten hours' work for ten
hours' pay; and the men would not accept less than the former ten hours' pay,
although the act prevented them from
working more than eight hours under:
ground. It was illogical to expect that
the mine-owners would pay the same
wages for eight hours' work as they did
for ten hours, or to expect that men
would be content to limit their earnings
to $3 per day when they had been earning $3.50.
The writer ventures to make the following suggestions that might help matters:
1. That the principle of eight hours'
labor underground be accepted as the
limit of a statutory day's labor and the
standard of a day's pay.
2. That the present law be relaxed so
as to allow of mine-owners and miners
making such temporary agreements regarding overtime as will meet the variable conditions of circumstances and localities.   Yours etc
John C. FergnsBon, M. Inst. O. E.
Vancouver, B. C, Oct 21,1899.
Reference has been made before to the
arrangement perfected by Sir Charles
Tupper whereby an insurance of one
million dollars has been placed upon the
Canadian contingent serving in Africa.
The details of the insurance are as follows : To each officer and to each man,
or their heirs, the um of one thousand
dollars is to be paid by {this company
upon receipt of satisfactory proof of
death while engaged with the enemy in
Africa, or death within thirty days of engagement; or for loss of both feet, or
both hands, or both eyes; in case of
loss of one hand, or one foot, or one eye
$500 will be paid. This generous provision will relieve from anxiety many of
our boys, who go to the front with the
knowledge that in case of disaster the e
at home in any way dependent upon
them will receive some measure of recompense for the sacrifice made for the
sake of queen and country.
Trials of an Editor.
To run a paper without occasionally
publishing an item that is detrimental to
some persons ia like running a railroad
without having accidents or mishaps.
To do either iB a physical impossibility.
No man on earth iB to bo great an extent
constantly at the mercy of both friends
and enemies as the editor of a newspaper. He must get much of the information concerning transpiring events
second or third handed, or not at all.
Frequently statements are received from
supposedly trustworthy sources which
are subsequently found to be without
Not one editor in a thousand wilfully
injures either friend or foe by misrepresentation. Go to him and aak for a correction and nine cases out of ten, if your
case ia just, you will be received politely
and proper correction will be made with
pleasure.—The Fourth Estate."
Dominion Alliance.
headquarters were read, calling upon
the alliance to secure the pledges of 100,-
000 people to vote for no candidate who
will not pledge himself to do all in his
power, if elected, to obtain the immediate enactment of such legislation as will
secure the total prohibition'of the liquor
traffic, at least in such provinces as gave
majorities for prohibition on the plebiscite. A motion that the pledge be endorsed and supported was carried by a
vote of 38 to 5.
High School System.
A deputation from the Victoria school
hoard waited upon the minister of education to urge the adoption of plans on
lines suggested for the organization of
the high school system, and for providing some professional training for teachers, as well as the necessity of establishing a school for the deaf mutes of
the province. The suggestion included a course of professional training
extending over, say, fifteen weeks, to
to be given every year in Victoria, Van-
ancouver, Nelson (or Rossland), by a
specially qualified instructor appointed
for the pursose.
It is reported that a young American
woman, who will soon be worth $20,000.-
000, agreed to marry a young English
viscount if he will win the Victoria Cross
in South Africa. The cross and the millions are worth winning but the value of
the girl who would make such terms ia
not up to the average.
Soo Pacific Line
For information regarding
tickets to and from all points
Canada, United
States and Europe.
and tickets to
China, Japan, Honolulu, and Australia,
apply for information to
H. E. Leslie,
Agent Ashcroft.
or to E. J. Coyle,
Asst. Gen. Pass. Agent,
Vancouver, B. C.
At the annual meeting of the Dominion Alliance, held at Victoria last week,
officers were elected and circulars from
W. F. Allen' Proprietor.
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First Class Hotel in every respect.!    Accommodation
for Eighty Guests.    Large Annex comfortably furnished.     Commercial travelers and others
receive every attention by staying at the
Pioneer Hotel.   Large sample room.
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Headquarters tor the B. C- Express Stages.
Hotel Victoria.
This hotel being new and thoroughly finished througho.it is the only first
class hotel in Lillooet. Persona calling at Lillooet will receive every attention by
atopping at the Hotel Victoria. Good stabling in connection with tbe hotel. Headquarters for the Lillooet-Lytton stage.
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LILLOOET, - - - .
The Bar is supplied with the best Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
As soon as the Lillooet-Lytton road Is completed we will run a through stage
from Lytton to Lillooet. At present we have rigs at both endB of the road which
will take you as far aa possible, and we supply saddle horses for the rest of the
trip.   By starting from Lytton over twenty miles is saved when going to Lillooet.
If you contemplate a trip into Lillooet district, write ua for information.
CAMERON & HURLEY4    ■:■    Lytton and Lillooet, B U.
Flour Milling Produce and
General Merchandise.
F-A-VTXiioirsr, s. c.
Flour and Offal sold at mill and delivered at reasonable rates.
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Post Office and Telegraph Office in connection.    Freight teams plying once a
week between Lillooet and Ashcroft.
W. GUMMING, Agent, Lillooet B. 0.
Lillooet, B. C.
Have in stock all kinds of
Dried Lumber, Finishing
Lumber and Mouldings.
All orders will receive
prompt attention. Write for
prices or apply at the yard.
Storage & Forwarding: Agts
Consign your goods to our care.     We settle railway charges and forward to
destination without delay.   Correspondence solicited. W. B, BAILEY A 00 THE PROSPECTOR, LILLOOET, B. C, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER, 10 1899.
New Steamboat Service.
President Shaughnessy of the 0. P. R.
delivered an uitimatntr to the Canadian
Pacific Navigation comoany last week,
10 the effect that if they do not iinmedi-
aiely improve the Victoria-Vancouvei
service, the railway company will provide steamers of their own. President
Shaughnessy insists on a daylight service of four hours each way, leaving Victoria at breakfast time and returning in
time for dinner ashore, the lunch hour
being spent in Vancouver. No doubt he
was inspired by his own experience on
the trip across when there was a large
passenger list and consequent lack of accommodation.
Iu accordance with the ultimatum,
the steamer Inlander is immediately to
be remodeled for service as a daylight
fast passenger ferry, to make close connection at Vancouver with trains each
way. The freight is to handled by Blower boats leaving ihe respective ports at
A Foolish Otfical Rebuked.
\/ \ The city of Victoria celebrated Hallo-
veen with a monster meeting at the
city hall, which having roatted to a turn
a meddlesome dominion official then unanimously adopted the following resolution : ''That in the opinion of this meeting, the conduct of William Marchant,
customs appraiser and school trustee, iu
a letter address* d to Bishop Cridge, Dr.
Campbell, Bishop Perrin, Rev. J. C.
Speer and Robert Hughes, publieliec at
\ ictoria on the 28th instant, is offensive
and unpatriotic in the extreme, and
that he is unworthy of occupying the
position of school trustee and an office
in the Bervice of the Dominion of Canada, and that the sentiments expressed
meets wilh the unqualified disapproval
of this meeting, which hereby demands
that he resigns forthwith his position of
school truBtee."
CARGILE HOUSE, ashcroft.
Ia now under new management and has'been thoroughly renovated. Colinar
department unsurpassed. The Bar is stocked with choice liquors and cigars and
will be in charge of experienced men.   Every convenience for comn: <: hi men.
FRED H. NELSON, - - - Proprietor.
Tweeds, Trouserings, Serges, Winter Goods, etc
Call and inspect our stock,
ng and cleaning a specialty.
Good workmanship and moderate charges.   Repai:
Orders by mail or express punctually attended to.
inadequate for the expenses of the T» rri-
toiial government. The recent influx of
population has greatly increased the expenditure on education and public works
so that now the " jumping off point," as
Premier Haultain calls it, has been
reached and there is nothing left for it
but to enter confederation aa a province.
It is highly probable that tbe assembly
will be convened within the next three
months, when Premier Haultain will
formulate his conditions of provincial
autonomy, and will appeal to the constituencies for a mandate.
Other business demanding my constant presence in the Bridge river district, I am compelled to offer my Black-
smithing Business for sale, together
with all tools and appliances necetsary
to the trade.
For further particulars apply to
Oct. 13, '99. Lillooet, B. C.
Silverthcrn Bros. Props.
LYTTON, - - B.C.
First-class in every respect.
Cho: ii Wines,   Liquors
and Cigars. Sample
room   free.
The Newspaper Power.
The New York World says: Judge
Gaynor declares that four inches of
space in a newspaper is more effective
than a public meeting in promoting any
good cause or overthrowing any bad one.
Oratory still has its place as an influence to sway the minda of men. But
the newspaper utterances in four inches
of space is often mote effective than all
the oratory of all the eloquents.
Moreover, the oratory itself gets its
chief influence from newspaper reproduction.
The newspapers in our age rule the
world as truly as the sword did in medieval times.
Notary Public, Accountant and
Mining  Broker
Reports on Mining Properties.    ■
"Keeping Cows for Profit."
" Keeping (Juws for Profit" is the
well chosen title ot the newest work on
practical dairying to come under our
notice. We understand that a large issue of this little publication ia being
gratuitously circulated with the compliments of the De Laval Separator Co., 74
Cortlandt S'., New York, which concern
offers to Bend a copy to every reader of
The Prospector upon request.
VANCOUVER,   -   -   -   -   B. C.
Dealer in Watches, Diamonds, Jewelry and
Optical goods.   Our repair department is unex
celled for fine work.    Leave your orders with
he postmaster who will have it attended to as
ell as if you cam* Personally.
Groceries, Drygoods,
Confectionery, Tin
Goods, Flour, Fruit.
Butcher Shop in Connection.
Admiral Dewey is about to be married
to the widow of the late U. S. General
Hiizen. Mrs. Hazen is a sister of John
K. McLean, democrat nominee for governor of the atate of Ohio.
Hear Admiral lx>rd Charlea Beresford
1? .accepted the post of second in command of the British Mediterranean
squadron, in succession to Rear Admiral
Kir Gerard Henry Noel, whose time expires in January next. Lord Beresford
has already selected his staff,
There ie every probability of Territorial elections within the next few months.
The amount of money voted at Ottawa
for the .Northwest Territories is wholly
Take notice that 60 days from this date it is
my intention to apply to the chief commissioner of lands and works for permission to
purchase a small island situated on Bridge river
opposite John Collum's pre-emption, containing 20 acres of land more or less, at the south
east corner of which I have placed a post mark
ed E O. Delong's initial post and a copy of this
notice attached. E. 0. DELONG.
Sucker Creek, 7th Octoher, 1899.
"The Bow-legged Ghost and Other Stories.
With an Intro-
duo tion by
Jreatest poet
ames Whit-
comb Riley. An
illustrated volume of original
hum orous
sketches, verse,
facetious paragraphs and colloquies. A book
that wiU not
disappoint the
reader, aa It
enters a new
and heretofore
field of humor.
A book to be
read aloud and
enjoyed among
your friends. Contains "The Bow-legged
''When Ezra Sang First Bass. "The Ms
Couldn't Laughj^ "Possible Titles  of
and OlHERblORIfS
br   1 f ON   «[ Afj  ■
an Who
Books," "Selling Looks of Hair," "No Woman, No
Fad." "Society Actresse*" -** -*» ir»>t« *—♦
edition bound in cloth,
Actresses," etc., etc.   This first
printed on extra fine
Anthony & Robson,
(Successors to A. Stevenson.
Business established ]8ii;i.
General Jlerchandise and
Miners Supplies.
Lillooet-Lytton Wagon Road.
CHA8. McGILLIVRAY    Proprietor.
First-class accommoda
tion for travelers.  Choice
liquors and cigars.
Headquartersfor stage.    Stable in connection.
trated catalont mailed tret. Gives you the lowest prices on all good books.  Address all orders to
tibUifcan us. Kuraftctann. Akron, Ohio.
(Th* Werner Company it thoroughly reliable.]—Editor!
Mainland Cigar
British Lion   .
°*   Mainland
! And be sure that each Cigar is branded, otherwise they are not genuine.
They are not only made of the Choicest To-
; bacco but are of home manufacture, and
; should be patronized by all good citizens.
123 Vfatci 8tre«t, VANCOUVER, B C.
   THE '*■
and Contractors
Sole agents:
M. Beatty 8c sons Dredging Machinery.
Contractors for the design and construction of complete stamp mills, concentration,
clornation, cyanide and smelter equipments
Peterboro Ont., and Vancouver, B. C.
J. M, Mackinnon
Mining Properties
Properties Bondea
Vancouver B. G
Clinton and way points—Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
All points in Cariboo—Monday.
LILLOOET DIRECT—Monday and FridaY.
Through and return tickets at reduced rates.    Special conveyances furnished,
Head Office:   ASHCROFT, B. C.
N. de Keyser ashcroft
Manufacturing 1 Jeweler, Watchmaker and Optician
Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Spectacles, Eyeglasses, Field and Magnifying
Glasses, Compasses and Aneroids.
All orders by mail and express promptly attended to. All work warranted or
money refunded. If your eyesight is defective call and have your eyes tested free
in the most scientific way. Spectacles and eyeglasses sent on approval to responsible parties. Tell distance you can read the smallest newspaper print and
age.   We will guarantee satisfaction.   Repairing department a specialty.
Leland House
Corner of Hastings[and Granville Streets.       VANCOUVER  B. G
wm. HjBvMiiXiToasr, 3?:ro:f. THE PROSPECTOR, LTLLOOET, B. C, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER, 10 1899.
The Bridge River and Pemberton mails
left town Tuesday morning.
Tom Allice the well known traveling
man waB in town this week with a B. X.
Charley Noel made a couple of special
trips to Lytton with passengers during
tbe past week.
Gib. Ward left for Bridge river Tuesday morning to be absent several days.
Mr. and Mrs. D. Sutherland who left
Lillooet for the coast some time ago, are
now residing at Port Moody.
E. J. Taylor and ThoB. Pettet returned
from McGillivray creek where they have
been working the past few weeks.
Emma Jane Marshall who has been
ill for some time is much improved this
week. Her many friends wish her a
speedy recovery.
The organ for the Methodist church is
at Ashcroft and will probably airive by
team thiB week and will be used for the
services on Sunday.
Robert Stoddart and W. H. Miller left
Tuesday morning for Cayoosh creek to
put up the. buildings necessary at the
Gold Reefs property.
Dan Fraser left Sunday morning for
Vancouver to be absent several weeks on
business and pleasure. He will spend
a few days at Harrison Hot Springs.
Rod. Atkins, the tinsmith, and
Arthur Phair will leave tomorrow on a
trip to Ashcroft on their bicycles, expecting to return the first of the week.
Bishop Dontenville and Father Mar-
chal left town the first of the week for
the Fountain and other Indian reserves
on business in connection with their
Rev. J. E. Gardner returned from his
old home in the east last Friday afternoon, where had gone to consult his
physician. Although not dangerously
ill Mr. Gardner is not in the best of
George D. Bell has entered into partnership with Duncan Fraser, proprietor
the Excelsior house, in the hotel business and hereafter the firm name will be
Fraser & Bell. "George" will be in
charge and will be pleased to have the
"boys" call around.
A barber arrived from Clinton Tuesday and after looking over the town and
making arrangements for a Bhop, left for
Clinton again to get his tonsorial tools
with the the intention of starting up
business in Lillooet. A barber has been
needed in Lillooet tor some and although
the residents have got used to doing
their own work, the barber will no doubt
get considerable work to do.
J. F. Gibson left Tuesday morning for
Cadwallader to do some assessment
work on mineral claims.
Dr. Sanson is expected over from Clinton this week and will make his headquarters in Lillooet from now on.
Druggists and Stationers.
Miners orders and Mail orders filled promptly.
Established 1886.
Incorporated 189b.
Mr. A. Kaye left for tbe Bend'Or mine
Tuesday morning where he will be employed during the winter months.
Lillooet. B. C
Jas. McKivor and Wm. Durban went
up to tbe head of Seaton lake yesterday
to fill a contract to supply logs at the
Seaton Lake Sawmill.
Post Office Inspector Dorman of Vancouver arrived in to »n Friday afternoon
from Lytton and left by B. X. stage for
Ashcroft next morning.
The Canadian contingent—that is the
one already on the way, which sailed
from Quebec on Monday, the 30th ult.—
will be known as tbe Royal Canadian
The men who have been working on
the Bridge river trail near Sucker creek,
came to town Saturday after an absence
of three weeks, having finished the work
laid out for them.
H. P. Horan of the 150-Mile House,
Cariboo, came in on Fridays stage and
returned next morning again on his way
home after an absence of several weeks
visiting the coast cities.
Mrs. W. Ferguson and daughter arrived on Mondays stage from Vancouver
and will remain in town several days
awaiting the arrival of her husband and
brother from Cadwallader creek.
H. M. Burwell the surveyor, who had
been up Cadwallader for two weeks surveying for the Bend'Or company, returned to town Saturday afternoon and
left next day for Vancouver via Lytton.
Wednesday was inclined to be rainy,
but did not succeed very well. The hills
adjacent to town are capped with the
beautiful giving the appearance of winter, although the weather in general is
rather mild.
The Rev. Archdeacon Small arrived in
town Saturday afternoon and at the
meeting called to elect a delegate to the
synod, it was decided not to send one
from Lillooet. Service was held in St.
Mary's church on Sunday morning.
Thos. Oooney drove a band of cattle
by the Lytton road Thursday to ship to
the coast, having brought the cattle
from up river. With this new thoroughfare by way of Lytton open, it will be
quite a difference in the distance to drive
cattle to the railway.
" Bob " 8ilverthorn, the youngest of
the Silverthorn brothers, the popular
hotel keepers at Lytton, anc' Mr. E. E.
Barnum assistant manager of the big
dredge being built at Lytton, visited the
town Lillooet this week. This was Mr.
Silvertborn's first visit here, while Mr.
Barnum is well known to quite a few of
tbe residents having resided here and
prospected some time a few years ago.
Both were well pleased with the town
and the treatment accorded them and
another visit from them will be welcomed. They left Tuesday morning intend*
ing to stop over night at the Half-Way
House and entertain Charley McGillivray to a good old fashioned house
warming, the like of which would never
>untv Bruce.
Two wagon loads of pipe arrived in
town Tuesday and was taken through to
the Toronto & Lillooet Gold Reefs property on Cayoosh creek. A couple more
wagon loads are expected at any time
with more pipe and material. The teams
will also be used to haul lumber from
the Seaton Lake Sawmill to the mill site
to used for the buildings for the cyanide
plant to be put in.
Notice to Travelers.
R. & W. Gumming of Pavilion, desires
to thank the public for past patronage,
but hereafter will discontinue keeping
travelers at their place either over night
or for for meals.
Pavilion Mille, November 1st, 1899.
Notary Public, Accountant and
Minlna  Broker
Reports on Mining Properties.
Post Office Store.
Book, Stationery, Soaps,
FancY Goods, Tobacco, etc
MINERS' SUPPL1LS a specialty.
Tin Shop in connection.
Mineral Act, 1896.
Certificate o! Improvements.
Elephant Mineral Claim. Situate in the Lil
looet Mining Division of Lillooet district.
Where located:    South Fork of Bridge River.
Take notice that we. John Marshall free miner's certificate No. 95860, and Robert B. Skinner
free miner's certificate No. 17874, intend, sixty
days from the date hereof, to apply to the mining recorder for a certificate 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 this twenty-third day of October, 1899.
Soo Pacific Line
For information regarding
tickets to and from all points
Canada, United
States and Europe.
and tickets to
China, Japan, Honolulu, and Australia,
apply for information to
H. E. Leslie,
Agent Ashcroft.
or to E. J. Coyle,
Asst. Gen. Pass. Agent,
Vancouver, B. C.
Mclennan, mcfeeley & Co., Ltd.
Wholesale and Retail Hardware.
Mining Supplies.     Blacksmith Supplies     Mill Supplies
Railroad Supplies.   Contractors' and Lumber Supplies.
Agents for The Giant Powder Co.. San Francisco.
Paul Santini
Carries a full stock of all kinds of Groceries, Dry Good,
Boots and Shoes, Hardware, etc.
Miners Supplies."-—«ip^ \|
Branch Store at Bridge Eiver where a
full stock of General Merchandise and Min
ers Outfits are on hand.
J. Dunlop, General Merchant, Lillooet, B.C
General Merchandise
Miners' Supplies a specialty.
-x^j-jsruz of-
THE ASHCROFT BRANCH is the most convenient Bank for Lillooet and all
places in the Cariboo district. Money received on deposit. Drafts issued and collections made
in any part of Canada, Oreat, Britain and the United States.
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R.F. Anderson &Co Inland Cigar Manufacturing Jfc
General Hardware,
Paints, Oils and Varnishes,
Stoves, Enameled Iron
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Miners Steel, Picks, Shovels, etc., Wire Cable
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