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 LILLOOET PROSPECTOR
VOL./, NO. 18
LILLOOET,  B. C, FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 1917.
$2 PER YEAR
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Lillooet Mountain Sheep
"I have never had any correspondence with regard to making
a game reserve in our adjoining
district of the Similkameen,"
said Mr. Bryan Williams, provin-
cial game warden yetterday,
when his attention was called to
a despatch in a local afternoon
paper from Olympia, Washington
declaring that the state senate
has passed a law creating. a reserve in the Okanagan County
for what was claimed" to be the
largest herd of big horn mountain sheep anywhere on the
American continent. The measure was reported to be in line
with a joint programme with the
federal authorities and British
Columbia for the protection of
the herd. The provincial game
warden believes there are more
big horn mountain sheep on one
mountain in Lillooet than in that
whole section of country adjoining Okanagan County.
"Some time ago I had correspondence with regard to protecting the remnants of a sheep herd
there and we have had a close
season for their benefit," added
, "There used tone an enormous
herd in that country but there
are very few left on their side of
the line. They have got pretty
well thinned out. We have a
certain number there still but we
have got more sheep on one
mountain in the Lillooet country
than we can find in the whole
Ashnola country, which I think
Far and Near
FOUND-A watch.   Apply to:
J. R. MgIntyre,
j Post Office.
National  Service
Dr. Maker has arrived in town
from Seattle where he has been
taking a mining course.   No, he
did not arrive on the "Bed F^er"
must be the section to whicMhey U&ufc by- the PleaaeiGaEaay.^ ^
refer." —News- Advertiser.
Must Stay at Home
Ottawa, Feb. 21. - Canadian
women and children desiring to
visit Great Britain and France
have been absolutely prohibited
from doing so by an order in
council passed by the Cabinet,
which forbids all such travel thru
the submarine barred zone. The
order it is understood, is without
qualification and has been made
at the instance of the Imperial
authorities.
The old buffalo which has been
the admiration of visitors inStan-
leL Park,   Vancouver,   for the
East eleven years, is no more,
is end having been hastened by
his bad temper, due to old age.
He was supposed to have been
about 16 years of age, and was
secured from Alberta. The buffalo was particularly savage with
the other members of the herd,
which now numbers three animals. The Parks Board saw that
for the safety of the other buffaloes, the old one would have to
be destroyed and permission was
accordingly sought from Ottawa,
and he was shot.
lillooet District Hospital Society
x1
The Annual General Meeting
of the above Society will be Kola-
en in - the Government Office,
Lillooet, on Friday the 9th day of
March next at 4 p.m.
a. McGregor,
Hon.-Secy.
On the termination of above
meeting an Extraordinary Meeting of said Society will take place.
Business to confirm and ratify
Lease of Hospital,
a. McGregor,
Hon.-Secy.
Women are now driving the
London mail coaches.
German troops are drawing
back from the Ancre to Bafaume
Ridge.
Larry Keary, who has been on
a visit to the coast cities, returned to town this week.
We are pleased to hear that
Mrs. Baldwin is progressing favorably.
Messrs. J. B. Bryson of Pavilion, and D. Hurley of Lillooet,
are at the eoast these days.
Mr. Chas. Owen and daughter
Ruth, of Fountain Valley, were
visitors to town this week.
We are experiencing some glorious weather in Lillooet these
days.
Frank Isnardy, of Chimney Ck.
was found frozen to death near
Sheep Creek, on January 31st,
during the cold spell.
Bobby, your face wants washing.
Did you look at it in the glass
this morning? No, Mother, but
it seemed all right when I felt it.
Tommy Schwartz arrived in
town this week from Merritt.
He says Merritt is alright but it
is good to be back again. He left
for his ranch up Seton Lake.
Geo. Bell, miner of Tyaughton,
is spending a few days in town.
The upper country looks good to
George, also there is marked
activity in the mining section.
A fire recently broke out in the
Government building at the 150
mile,.Cariboo Road. The building was leveled to the ground in
about an hour. Fire is supposed
to have started from an upset
lamp.
Mr. W. Kane, rancher on the
20-mile ranch, Lillooet - Lytton
road, paid us a visit this week.
He is very enthuiastic over the
agricultural posibilities of the
district and says that things generally are looking good in his
vicinity.
Dr. and Mrs, J. A. Asselstine,
left for the coast this week. Mrs.
Asselstine accompanied by her
little son "Albie", left by way of
the P.G.E. railway, the Doctor
by way of Lytton In his auto.
We understand they are enroute
for Fernie where the doctor will
practice. Their many friends
wish them the best of succes.
On the assumption that men
who are old enough to fight are
oil- enough, to vote, the Ontario
Legislature this season wilt en
franchise all male British sub
jects, whether 21 years of age or
not, who have enlisted in the
naval or military forces of Britain
or the Allies.
Mother—How did vou get that
black eye, Tommy?
Tommy (disgustedly) — By
waitin' to count ten when I was
angry, like you told me; that's
how I got it.
Canadian Patriotic Fund
Subscriptions received for the
above fund for the month of January amounted to $40 90
Disbursements             s    12 00
Balance $28 90
Cheque for $28.90 has  been
forwarded to the Hon.-Treasurer
of the Fund, Victoria.
Under the authority of the
"War Measures Act, 1914," it is
required that every male between
the ages of 16 and 65 years, residing in Canada, shall fill in and
return a National Service Card,
within ten days of the receipt
thereof.
A,ny person who have made default in the discharge of this duty
is hereby notified that the time
for the return of the completed
card has been extended until the
3l8tday of March, 1917, and that
a National Service Card and addressed envelope may be obtained
upon application to the nearest
Postmaster.
R. B. BENNETT,
Director General
Within two years 1,200,000
Armenians have been murdered
by the Turks.
Kut-el-Amara has been captured and Townshend's defeat has
been avenged. British took the
fortress, the Turks are in retreat
westward and are being persued
by British cavalry.
Robert Bulow, agent for Henry
Ford, has sailed on the Frederick
VIII. to close Ford's peace bureau
at Copenhagen. Bulow will pay
off the debts and the "neutral
conference for continuous mediation" will pass into history.
President Wilson was formally
and officially declared re-elected
when Congress in joint session,
as provided by the constitution,
canvassed the electoral vote of
the states. The canvassing of
the vote, as always, was conducted with much ceremony. A list
was submitted to the chair, showing that Wilson and Marshall had
received a total of 277 votes, and
Hughes and Fairbanks 254 votes.
Among the many interesting
subscriptions to the British war
loan are $50,000 from the Second
Christian Science Church, London, and $60,000 from the White-
chapel-Spitalfields Costermongers
Union, which put $4000 in the
first war loan and $1000 in exchequer bonds. Now all the cash
left has been put on the new
loan. This money represents the
accumelations of the ordinary
six-cent weekly contributions by
union members.
Outside service employees of
the Dominion Department of
Railways and Canals, who are
presumed fit for military service,
are being dismissed at the end of
this month. Notices to this effect were received last week by
some of the employees when they
received their pay envelopes,
and it is understood that the
whole outside service of the department will be embraced in that
order. The department was recently augmented by the addition of a number of clerks taken on to expediate the work of
the Quebec & Saguenay Railroad
when taken over by the Government, These are now being released in the first men to be dismissed. This order applied only
to single men.
In Canada North
An American exchange, in "an
editorial, says:
It is in the consciousness of
every intelligent Canadian that
the peace which is inevitable,
may even now be on the way,
will mean for the Dominion expansion and growth in the next
generation far beyond anything
the country has known. This,
in view of the opening to the
plowshare and to civilization of
the prairie provinces, is saying a
great deal, but when Charles
Camsell, of the Geological Survey
of Canada, tells us that there are,
in Western Canada, areas aggregating 642,000 square miles that
must still be considered as unexplored, and in Northern Quebec about 250,000 square miles
more, making an aggregate of
892,000 square miles, it will be
seen that opportunities for development to the North, in the
light of experience, and with
modern tools, can hardly be exaggerated.
East of Reindeer Lake and
Kassan River, in Manitoba and
Northwest Territory, this authority tells us, there are 73,000
miles of unexplored country, or a
division of the continent larger
than the sum of the areas of New
York, New Jersey, Connecticut,
and Massachusetts. To some
people the term "unexplored" is
synonymous with " uninhabitable." Many in Canada used to
regard the areas now included in
Mjyjjtobja. Saskatchewan and Alberta Vfeifr years fego, as many
in the United States a few years
ago regarded most of the territory lying west of the Mississippi.
But the statement that territory
is un explored carries with it, to
people informed on the subject
of settlement, the inference that,
assuming ripeness for the times,
everything is possible for the
prospector and the immigrant
within its borders.
(Continued on Page 3.)
The dificulties of journalism in
the outposts of civilization, at this
season of the year, are thus graphically summarized by the Om-
ineca Herald in a late edition:
"Our editorial writers all have
the grip this week. The devil
and all the mechanical staff are
also laid up. The type is frozen
and our wood is about gone. If
your subscription is not paid, send
it along now. There's the doctor to pay and the devil to pay,
and nothing to pay them with."
Even in this favored portion of
the Province, this is a good time
of the year to pay up subscriptions.
Five-year-old Leila was given
a teddy bear with eyes sewed on
so crookedly that the bear looked
cross-eyed. The next Sunday,
on coming home from Sunday
school, she was heard to call the
bear "Gladly."
"What a queer name!" said her
mother. ''Where did you get
it?"
" This morning in Sunday
school," Leila replied. "We sang
'Gladly a Cross I'd Bear.'"
A young woman desiring some
onions entered a store in Vancouver and said:—
"Give me ten cents worth of
of onions, please."
Storekeeper-"Sorry, Miss, but
we do not cut them."
I
/ TH K  LILLOOET  PROSPECTOR
The Lillooet Prospector
Published in the interest of Lillooet District.
seen to these initial difficul-i If they had not lost all no-
ties, they may usefully turn 1 tions of liberty there would
Jottings
A. E. LUDWIG, Manager.
MARCH 2,  1917.
THE NEW BROOM
their attention to the interests of mining and agriculture.
We may hope that the old
proverb,    "a   new   broom
sweeps clean," will be verified in the new B.C. Government. That government has
indeed plenty to sweep, and
it might be staggered by the
initial complications by which
it is faced. There is no doubt
that the death of Hon. Ralph
Smith was hastened by a too
strenuous effort to unravel
the devious coil left by the
predecessors of the present
government.   In fact the position of the new cabinet may
be compared to that of a tenant who goes into a house
for the purpose of living in
it, but who finds that before
he can occupy it it has to be
reorganized   and    repaired
from roof to cellar.   A song
that was popular in the music halls  of  London some
years affo, which described
the troubles of people  in
various relations of life had
the refrain:
" He don't know where he
are."
It would seem that this line,
though urigramatical, describes in some measare the
position of the B.C. Government.
A good  beginning has,
however, been made in appointing a firm of accountants of undoubted repute, to
make an exhaustive audit of
certain accounts, and it will
be interesting to see what
action will, be taken  when
their report has been duly
made.   The action will  be
one criterion by which the
character of the present cabinet will be judged.   Another opportunity for the clean-
sweeping broom will occur
when the formidable  commission which is to investigate the alleged "plugging"
at the  Vancouver election
presents the results of its enquiries.   The civil service reforms that have begun, and
there is no doubt that much
useless wood will be cut away
from the governmental outfit.   Though this may here
and there work hardship to
individuals_who have had
their noses, and their feet
too in the trough of the public treasury, it will generally
be allowed that a government which proposes to govern in business-like way must
be ready to dismiss without
compunction hangers-on who
are no use to the body-politic.   It was the plan of the
late government to keep
plenty of these heelers going,
and the sooner these gentry
are disillusioned the better.
When the government has
THE GERMAN IDEAL
The war between the British and German Empires is
not in its essence a war of
interests, it is a war of ideals.
We must look for the ori- ---«» ,, ,. ,- .
gin of the German way of ff*W* +w^ch »
thinking into the works of J^BSfttJ¥*.**£
those so-called philosophers
• ■ - •      • * i	
have been a revolution in
Germany. For years the
gaze of the German people
has been fixed absorbingly
upon the coming greatness
of their destiny. The British Empire is a mystery to
them, or rather it is a fraud
because they measure it by
standards of their own. Living  and  letting  live —the
formed
 0  governing British Empire by letting
justice and the voice of the
people rule, these things are
non - understandable by the
governing classes in the German world. They have long
calculated that an empire so
foverned must fall to pieces,
hey have begun to find out
their mistake, and the sooner that mistake is hammered
into their comprehension, the
better it will be for the
world at large.
Army Service Corps Want Recruits
An Opportunity for Which Many Eligibles
Have Long Been Waiting
whom she has chosen as her
guides.    And there was one
man especially  whose pernicious writings have—more
than those of any other-
moulded   German thought.
That man was  NiCtszche.
He  was comparatively neglected during his life, but
since his death in 1900 his
books have sold in Germany
by the hundred thousand.
Germany, already under the
heel of the brutal Prussian
millitary caste, has meekly
received the teachings of NiCtszche, and has absorbed
his devilish doctrines.   According to this writer, life is
essentially  a struggle   for
power, and power could only
be for the few.   Everything
including the  lives of the
weak and poor, must be made
to contribute to the development of the "super-man .
Democracy must   be   kept
down.   All that assumed the   -^^^^^^_^^^^^_
equal WOrth Of men mUSt be Iwith Headquarthis at 1117 Seatdh Street
kept d0Wn.     The logical OUt- Vancouver, B.C,issue8thiS appeal.    .
come of the teaching is that
weak nations are the lawful
prey of the strong, and that
the strong nations will always be at War till one of
them dominates the whole
world. It is almost incredible that a nation should be
so blind to the principles of
free government as to adopt
such views. Yet even the
four millions of Socialists in
Germany have made no sign
to show that they even exist.
In reviewing the recruiting returns of
the different provinces of the Dominion,
one is profoundly impressed by the splendid response made by the manhood of
British Columbia in the time of the Empire's need.
This record is indeed one to be proud
of, but there are still a very large number
of eligible men in the Provinee who for
various reasons have been prevented from
doing their duty, aad it is to these that
the Officer Commanding No. 19 Company
Canadian Army Service Corps
Dear Father," wrote a boy
of ten, "we are all well and happy. The baby has grown ever
so much and has a great deal
more sense than he used to have.
Hoping the same of you, I remain
your affectionate son, Wallie!"
Bill Smith, a country, storekeeper, went to the city to buy
goods. They were sent immediately and arrived before he did.
When the boxes were delivered
Mrs. Smith uttered a scream,
seized a hatchet and began frantically to open the largest one.
"What's the matter?" asked a
a customer, who had watched
her in amazement.
Pale and faint, Mrs. Smith
pointed to an inscription on the
box.   It read: "Bill inside."
Landlay—You say the chicken
soup isn't good? Why, I told the
cook how to make it. Perhaps
she didn't catch the idea-
Border—No; I think it was the
chicken she didn't catch.
The passengers on a steamer
were having a rough passage,
and among them were a judge
and barrister. The latter was
very ill. The judge, perceiving
his friend's plight, inquired solicitously, "Can I do anything for
you?"
"Yes", replied the barrister.
"You might overrule" this motion."
CAPITAL Privately Procured for any
legitimate business; stock companies
incorporated; bonds and stock placed
on commission. Securities Bonding
Co., 811 Rogers Bldg., Vancouver,B.C.
Notice of Cancellation of
Reserve.
Instructions  have just been received
from Headquarters to enlist men of the
following trades and occupations for overseas service with the above corps.
Horse Transport Drivers
Supply Clerks
Mechanical Transport Drivers
Bakers Butchers Farriers
Wheelers      Blacksmiths    Saddlers
Electricians Fitters & Turners
The advantage of a man being able to
work at the occupation he works at in
civil life will be apparent.
The men as recruited will be given a
little preliminary training here and sent
forward in drafts.
Any further information in this connection will be gladly furnished on application to the above address (1117 Seaton
Street, Vancouver).
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the
reserve covering certain lands in Lillooet
District for the depasturage of stock, by
reason of a notice published in the British
Columbia Gazette on the 7th day of
August, 1884, is cancelled.
R. A. RENWICK,
Deputy Minister of Lands
epartment of h
Victoria, B.C.
Department
^ands,
November, 3rd, 1916
2-2m.
SAMUEL GIBBS
NOTARY PUBLIC
Lands, Mines, Insurance and Collections
Mining business in all branches
a specialty.  Farms for
sale or lease.-
Lillooet.  - British Columbia
I HOSE WHO, FROM TIME TO TIME, HAVE FUNDS REQUIRING
INVESTMENT MAY PURCHASE
AT PAR
DOMINION OF CANADA DEBENTURE STOCK
IN
SUMS OF (SOO OR ANY MULTIPLE THEREOF.
Principal repayable 1st October, 1919.
Interest payable half-yearly, 1st April and 1st October by cheque (free of exchange at
any chartered Bank in Canada) at the rate of five per cent per annum from the date of
purchase.
Holders of this stock wUI have the privilege of surrendering at par and accrued interest,
as the equivalent of cash, in payment.of any allotment made under any future war loan issue
in Canada other than an issue of Treasury Bills or other like short date security.
Proceeds of this stock are for war purposes only.
A commission of one-quarter of one per cent will be allowed to recognized bond and
stock brokers on allotments made in respect of applications for this stock which bear their
stamp. ^^^^^M
For application forms apply to the Deputy Minister of Finance, Ottawa.
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE, OTTAWA,
OCTOBER 7th, 1916. ,
-n THE  LILLOOET  PROSPECTOK
In Canada North
from page 1
On the peninsula between
Ungava and Hudson -Bay
there is an area of 75,000
miles that no man can talk
about with authority, and
this is only one of several
areas around the great inland
sea toward which a railroad
was building when war broke
out. In ignorance of what
these stretches have to offer,
many are saying now, as in
the past they have said of
other unexplored lands, that
there is nothing in them to
invite adventure, enterprise
or industry. They do not
know. Regardless of pessimistic beliefs, energy and
capital united, previous to
August 1914, in a determined
effort to open up the Hudson
Bay country, and the work
was only temporarily interrupted when Belgium was
invaded.
Every argument that is used
to chill expectation with regard to the Hudson Bay
country was employed to turn
the early westbound immigrant, south of the line, a
generation or so ago, away
from Minnesota, the Dako-
tas, Montana, Wyoming, Oregon, and Washington. These
territories, it was held with
pertinacity and confidence,
would "of course" never become habitable, "at least,
not to any extent." Later
the same discouraging future
was outlined for Western
Canada, east of the Rockies.
Yet people who have made a
surface investigation of the
Hudson Bay region say that
there is no more reason why
populations should not exist,
and thrive, and prosper within it than that populations
should not exist in Denmark,
Sweden, Norway, Finland
and Northern Russia.
A touch of civilation goes
a long way toward ' 'warming
up" a new country, toward
driving from it the atmosphere of wilderness. The
law of probabilities would
"render it entirely reasonable
to assume that the land in
Northern Canada, now hidden from the eye of man,
contains everything necessary to the maintenance of
those who shall delve in it.
When the war is over, the
railway that was to be built
at a cost of $16,000,000, in
order that Western Canada's
great cereal surplus might
be carried to Liverpool at a
saving of 1000 miles, will be
completed. Of this there appears to be no doubt, and
with communication once established, thorough exploration will follow as a matter
of course. Until it is found
that, in the vast territory for
which Hudson Bay .offers an
ocean outlet, there is no fer-
t i 1 e soil and no mineral
wealth, or, in other words,
until it is found that Canada
North is less favored natur-
THE     MINISTER     OF     FINANCE
•
REQUESTS
THE
PEOPLE    OF    CANADA    TO
BEGIN NOW
TO
SAVE   MONEY   FOR   THE
.
NEXT WAR LOAN
JAN. 9, lt17
DEPARTMENT OP FINANCE
OTTAWA
ally than any other part of
the globe, it would be well
enough to reserve judgement
The prospects are that the
zone of activity on the North
American Continent will
move upward a degree or
two in the next few years.
WATER NOTICE
FALL IN
The 11th Reg. The Irish
Fusiliers of Canada are very
busy recruiting for their overseas draft; 250 men are required for this Company and
in all probability when up to
strength, they will be attached to the 'Fighting Seventh."'
This Battalion is still busy
making history for British
Columbia, and it is an honour to uphold the history and
tradition of this splendid
unit.
We want men, and yet
more men to jump into the
breaches. Any information
required on this subject can
be secured by writing or calling at the Irish Fusiliers recruiting offices, Lieut. J. M.
Burge, 134, Hastings St. W.
or in the rear of-the Hotel
Irving, corner of Columbia
and Hastings St. Vancouver,
Wake Up; the bugle sounds.
The Fall In.
WATER NOTIOE
DIVEBSION AHD USB
Take notice that Joseph Copeland
whose address is Lillooet, will apply
for a licence to take and use Twenty
miners inches of water out of an unnamed spring, which flows Northeast
and drains into Lot 3056 Lillooet Dis-
t.ict about three quarters of a mile
from source. The water will be diverted from the stream at a point about
fifty yards S.E. of N.W. post of P.R.
2169 Lillooet District, and will be used
for irrigation purpose upon the land
described as Lot 3056 Lillooet District.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 17th day of February, 1917.
A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the ' 'Water Act, 1914," will be filed in the
office of the Water Recorder at
Clinton, B.C.
Objections may be filed with the said
Water Recorder, or with the Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C., within thirty days
after the first appearance of this notice
in a local newspaper.
JOSEPH COPELAND, applicant
Herbert Boothman, agent.
The date of the first publication of
this notice is Feb. 23, 1917.
DIVERSION AND USE
Take notice that Frank William Engeman, whose address is Clinton, B.C.,
will apply for a licence to take and use
5 cubic feet per second of water out of
Seven Mile creek, also known as Stable
creek, which flows north west and
drains into Big Bar Creek about 5
chs. North of the Southwest corner of
Lot No. 1236 Lillooet District. The
water will be diverted from the stream
at a point about 5 chs. East and 5 chs.
South of the Southwest corner of Lot
No. 1236 Lillooet District and will be
used for Miscellaneous purpose upon the
land described as 5 chs East and 5 chs.
South of the Southwest corner of Lot
1236 Lillooet District.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 9th day of January, 1917.
A copy of this rotice and an application pursuant thereto and to the "Water
Act, 1914," will be filed in the offices of
th«   Water Recorder at.Clinton B.C.,
Objections may be filed with the said
water Recorders or with the Comptroller
of• water rights. Parliament Buildings,
Victoria, B.C., within thirty days after
the the first appearance of this notice in
a local newspaper.
FRANK WILLIAM ENGEMAN,
Applicant.
H. P. HORAN, Agent.
"The date of the first publication of
thts notice is February 2, 1917.
AgentWanted!
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Handsomely bound tamplt looks
■bowing hundreds of beautiful, tx>
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Ovtr 2,100 agents art making
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Applicant! please ttatt oecupa-
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can canvass, when full particulars
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OR ANY MONEY ORDER POST OFFICE
JAN. 9, 1917
Finanoe   Department
Ottawa THE  LILLOOET  PROSPECTOR
Engineers  Wanted
The 6th Field Co. Canadian Engineers whose headquarters are at
North Vancouver, are offering a
splendid opportunity to the handy
man. .
Any man of ordinary intelligence, able to use his hands, drive
a horse or motor motor wagon,
or a man used to tools of any
kind, can find a good opening with
the Engineers. The extraordinary number and variety of jobs
the engineers are called upon to
handle in the daily routine of
warfare, bring openings which
all classes of helpers can contribute to fill.
WATER NOTICE
USE AND  STOBAGX
Job Work of All Kinds
Neatly   and   Promptly
Done at Prospector Office.
Take notice that David B. Melville
whose address is Pavilion, B.C., will
apply for a licence to take and use 100
acre feet and to store 1' 0 acre feet of
water out of Gillan Creek, which flows in
a Southerly direction and drains into
Pavilion Creek on Lot 59. The storage
dam will be located at Lot 878. The
capacity of the reservoir to be created
is about 100 acre feet, and it will flood
about 50 acres of land. The water will
be diverted from the stream at a point
about 300 yards from Southwest corner
of Lot 911, through Lots 878 and 63 and
will be used for irrigation purpose upon
the land described as Lot 3635, Lillooet
District.
This notice was posted «n the ground
on the 16th day of Dec, 1916.
A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the "water
act, 1914" will be filed in the office of
Water Recorder at Clinton, British
Columbia. Objections to the application may be filed with the said Water
Recorder or with the Comptroller of
Water Rights, Parliament Buildings,
Victoria, B.C., within thirty days after
the first appearance of this notice in a
local newspaper.
DAVID B. MELVILLE, applicant
Samuel Gibbs, agent
The date of the first publication of
this notice is Jan. 5th, 1917.
Tremendous Advance in Price of Flour
Since buying our last oar flour has advanced $1.80 per
barrel. We have a good stock, so advise our customers to
buy now, Today's prices, which are good for one week, are
as follows:
Royal Household, 49 lbs., $2.85. Five Roses, 49 lbs., $2.85
Pacific Gem, 49 lbs.,    -   $2.75. Our Best, 49 lbs., $2.65
Thege prices are under today's costs.
Complete stock of Fresh Groceries on hand at low rates.
New York
Life
Insurance
excelsior hotel II Company
'Usw*
P. SANTINI <& CO.
Headquarters for Mining Men
Commercial
Hotels—l
Chas. Mason, Mgr.
Quests Comfort
is    My    Motto
Corner Hastings and
Cambie Streets
Vancouver, B. C.
EUROPEAN PLAN
Subscribe for the Prospector
We Aim to  Pleast   the Tourists  and  Travellers
Cheerful Dining Room—Best Meals in Town
Bar is stocked with the Finest Grades of Wines and Liquors
Large Pleasure Launch on Seton Lake for the accommodation of guests
Automobile Meets all Trains
Alex. C. Phair, - Proprietor
WO HING
Dry Goods, Gents' Furnishings
Groceries, Confectionery,
Footwear, Hardware, etc.
LILLOOBT,
B.C.
Send Us Yoir Job Work— Support Home Industry
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Protect your
Family by
Insuring your
Life in the       >
Strongest
Life Insurance
Company
in the world
W. E. Morrison
Local Representative
Prospector Office
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WATER NOTICE
DIVERSION AND USE
Take notice that Hugh Ross, whose
address is Pemberton Portage, B.C.,
will apply for a licence to take and use
three thousand miners inches of water
out of Owl Creak, which flows south
east and drains into Birkenhead River
about two and on« half miles from Lillooet river. The water will be diverted
from the stream at a point about two
miles north west from Owl creek bridge
on County Road and will be used for
mining purpose upon the claims described as Owl, Stirling, Virginia. Ruby,
Eagle, Copper Wonder.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 24th day of October, 1916.
A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the "Water
Act, 1914," will be filed in the office of
the Water Recorder at Clinton, B.C.
Objections to the application may be
filed with the said Water Recorder or
with the Comptroller of WaterRights,
Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.,
within thirty days after the first appearance of this notice in a local newspaper.
HUGH ROSS, Applicant.
The date of the first publication of this
notice is the 24th of November 1916.
LAND LEASE NOTICES
LILLOOET LAND DISTBICT
DISTBICT Or LILLOOET
Take notice that John Alfred Carlson,
of Lac La Hache, occupation farmer,
intends to apply for permission to lease
the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted at the
north-west corner of lot 3545, thence
north 40 chains, thence east 40 chains,
thence south 40 chains, thence west to
point of commencement.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 4th of August, 1916.
JOHN ALFRED CARLSON,
LILLOOET LAND DISTBICT
DISTBICT OF LILLOOET
Take notice that Delina Clara Noel,
of Lillooet, B.C., occupation married
woman, intends to apply for permission
to lease the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted one
half mile north-east of north-east corner of lot 587, Lorne Mines Group, Bridge
River, marked south-west corner post,
thence north twenty chains, thence eatt
twenty chains, thence south twency
ehains, thence west twenty chains to
point of commencement, containing 40
acres more or less.
38-
Delina Clara Noel,
-July 10th. 1916. Applicant.
LILLOOET ASSESSMENT DISTRICT
NOTICE is hereby given, in accordance
with the Statutes that all assessed taxes,
income and school taxes, assessed and
levied under the "Taxation Act" and
all taxes assessed and levied under the
"Public Schools Act" are now due and
payable for the year 1917.
All taxes collectable for the Lillooet
Assessment District are due and payable
at my office in the Court-house, Lillooet
B.C.
This notice in terms of law, is equivalent to a personal demand by me upon
all persons liable for taxes.
Dated at Lillooet, B.C., this 8th day
of January, 1917.
JOHN DUNLOP,
Assessor and Collector for the Lillooet
Assessment District.
When in Vancouver
Stop at
The Burrard Hotel •
(One Block East of New C.P.R. Depot)
American and European Plan
Under New Management
J. McGillivary,      -      Proprietor

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