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 VOL. 3, NO. 22
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XJLLdtfET,    B. C, FRIDAY,   MARCH 20, 1914.
$2 PER YEAR
MISTAKEN IDENTITY.
LOCAL ITEMS.
A distinguished-looking gentleman stepped off an auto in front
of one of our hotels on the 17th
of Ireland, having just come from
Lytton. His commanding appearance and the elegance of his bag-,
gage caused the crowd to fall
back, and a hush prevailed as he
sauntered into the hotel lobby.
Even the clerk was impressed.
Being St. Patrick's Day, some of
the crowd were a little shortsighted, but, as usual, few seemed aware of that fact. The only
man in the crowd having a clear,
eye was John Lyons, Esq. Taking his old clay pipe out of his
mouth and expectorating some
moisture with great precision, he
said: "You fellows are not only
losing your eyesight, but some of
you are losing your minds. That
man you all seem afraid of is just,
a plain Bridge River miner; he
has been away on mining business for a few months, and is on
his way back to Cadwallader
creek to open up his claims. If
you chaps would let booze alone
you would be able to see better,
have money like that Cadwallader
man, and wear as good clothes
as these bartenders. When I used
to associate with men like you" —
For obvious reasons we did not
hear the end of Mr. Lyons' temperance speech, but on the hotel
register we found the signature
of Carl Wihksne, as good a miner'
as ever swung a single-jack in.
this district.
Mr. 0. Ferguson, shn has been
on the Bridge River for the past
ten months, superintending various mining interests he has in
that district, arrived in town on
Wednesday, on his way to Victoria. We knew that he came
directly from the Why Not mine,
but outside of the,fact that they
had run 240 feet of a tunnel and
that 30 feet of a crosscut was still
being run, we could obtain nothing definite about his mining
affairs. He will return in about
three weeks' time, when work of
an extended character will be
resumed on the Why Not.
MASQUERADE BALL.
Immediate work is to begin on
the P. G. E. from Fort George
southward, contracts for the first
100 miles having been awarded
on Saturday. H. E. Carlton &
Company will undertake the first
25 miles. The next 25 miles will
be built by'A. E. Griffin" & Co.,
and Burns, Jordan & Welch will
build the remaining 50. Equipment is to be put on the ground
as soon as possible. It will be an
easy matter, as all of the firms
selected have been working on
the G.T.P. construction.
A very pleasant dance was held
by special request in the new
opera house on St. Patrick's Day.
17th inst. About forty couples
were present, and a good time
was enjoyed by all. On account
of the illness of one of its members the orchestra was not up to
its usual standard, but due allowance was made by the dancers.
In future, there will be the best
of music. The next dance will
be held on Friday, 27th inst.
Having disposed of his farm,
stock and implements, Mr. Alex.
Lochore will leave the Rosedale
property about the end of this
month. The new proprietors are
now in possession.
Indian Agent Graham paid the
town an official visit this week.
Mr. John Hunt arrived from
Vancouver yesterday afternoon.
W. Manson returned from the
coast last Wednesday. He reports
many heading for Lillooet.
Constable McLeod started for
the Kamloops jail yesterday, having in charge three prisoners.
Some excellent baskets of trout
are daily arriving from Cayoosh
creek.
Mrs. Mark Eagleson, who recently underwent a critical operation at the General Hospital in
Vancouver^ is rapidly recovering.
Dominion officer Daunt has
been in the vicinity of Lillooet for
about a week and successfully
entrapped a few whisky artists.
Birth—At Vancouver, B. C,
on 13th inst., to the wife of Dr.
H. A. Christie, of Lillooet, a
daughter.
Flowers are in bloom in Lillooet,
wood is down to $7 a cord, eggs
are in abundance at 40 cents a
dozen, and whisky is a drug on
the market.
St. Patrick's Day passed over
in a very happy manner. Not a
pugnacious greeting during the
whole day, and everybody wore
the colors of old Ireland.
Carl Wihksne left for the South
Fork of Bridge river on Wednesday morning. For a short time
he will remain at C. P. Dam's
placer mining camp.
Supt. Bell has had the road
grader at work on Main street
this week- smoothing down some
hillocks caused by freight teams
during the winter, and otherwise
improving the towns appearance.
Vincent Keeley and AI Palmer
returned this week from a trip
into the Blackwater district,
where they had been investigating some mineral properties.
Services will be held in the
Methodist Church on Sunday,
March 22; morning at 11 o'clock,
and in the evening at 7:30. Service will also be held in the
Cayoosh Creek schoolhouse, same
day, at 3:3Q p. m.
A little difficulty was experienced with the workmen engaged
on the railroad bridge near town,
last week, but the trouble seems
to have been straightened out, as
the work is now progressing satisfactorily.
Frank Maudsley, a young mill
hand of Clinton, is suing P. Bot-
terill and J. Fry, who own and
operate a small mill at that place.
He wants $3499 for the loss of
three fingers cut off by a circular
saw last July.
Back yards are being cleaned
up and everything put in tidy
shape by Lillooet residents. A
view of the alleys this w?ek shows
that • property-owners, have not
been idle. And we might add
that the old town can present a
very attractive appearance with
very little effort on behalf of the
residents.' Now that political
strife is a thing of the past and
former aggressive neighbors are
attempting to plant, flowers in
each other's garden, we may hope
for a return of the platonic conditions so long missed by old
timeng,
A masquerade ball was held in
the new opera house on the evening of the 13th inst. Mr. F. J.
McDonald was responsible for the
entertainment, and to him lays
the credit of being the promoter
of the most successful dance ever
held in this town. The hall is a
very large one, and it is said
that over 250 people were present.
The costumes were indeed good,
some of them very costly, and it
can safely be said, that, in the
opening dance, Lillooet people
presented a scene seldom excelled
in very much larger towns. Besides, the dancing was perfect.
Prizes were awarded for the best
costumes, and to Mr. Chas. Watt
we are indebted for the following
decision: First prize (ladies) Mrs.
E. A. Lee; second prize, Miss M.
Hurley. Mr. LaVelle won first
prize in the gentlemen's contest.
To distinguish one. fine costume
from another was rib easy task,
considering the number present,
any one of which was worth a
prize; but when Mr. Watt willingly accepted the honor of judge, he
little thought such a grand display
would be up for his inspection on
the night of the 13th. He will
know' better after this. , In the
meantime he is leading a very
seclusive life, and is seldom seen
jn public. From a hurrah tic-tic
man and high water commissioner
he is now almost on the level of
a poor newspaper man.
UPPER BRIDGE RIVER.
Mr. C. E. Galloway, after a
strenuous trip, has at last landed
his mine pump and provisions at
the Coronation camp. W. Jones
assisted with his team as far as
the South Fork, from which point
to the mine man-hauling was resorted to.
Work on the "Why Not" mine
is still progressing; the management expects to reach the intended point early in April.
Joe Shuster has just built and
launched a large hull on Gun
Lake, and has ordered a motor
for same. It is intended for the
use of hunters and tourists.
Dan JHamilton, ex-placer professor, is at present acting as
cook and valet for Joe Shuster.
C. P. Dam, at the South Fork,
will commence mining, operations
next week. W- W. Jones will
haul timbers to finish the dam.
Operations will be on a large
scale.
The arrival of two tons of provisions consigned to F. Kinder,
relieved a threatened fame on
the Upper Bridge River.
Snow is fast disappearing, only
four feet on Cadwallader just
now. W. H.
Bridge River, March 13.
SUNDAY SCHOOL.
To the parents and children of Lillooet:
A few months ago a Sunday school
was again commenced to bring the children of the town together for an hour
every Sunday, the tuition being entirely
undenominational, being simply held in
the Church of England for the sake of
ease of access and convenience.
It seems to me a pity the attendance
is falling off a little, week by week, as
though this may be to some extent the
fault of us who are teachers; yet, whatever we do, we cannot attain much success without the moral and active assistance of the parents.
Sunday school is unlike the day school,
and unless parents insist on the attendance of their children, the teachers are
very much handicapped in their attempts to give some useful and consecutive course of instruction.
Until the end of January the average
attendance was 58 per cent, of the
names on the register. Deducting the
few who only came once or, at most,
three times, or who have moved to the
lake, the attendance averaged 67.
Since the fine weather has begun,
however, the attendance from being 25
to 29 has dropped off to the usual figure
of 17, or thereabouts.
From start to finish, Sunday school
lasts for only half an hour, and as the
teaching does not follow the line of any
denomination, I think the parents might
give their support by insisting that their
children attend when possible.
It seems hardly necessary to mention
that if the teachers are willing to give
up what is to them the best portion of
their Sundays, it is most unsatisfactory
to find that their efforts meet with no.
assistance from those to whom they
look more than to any others—the parents, and I very much hope that, for
the future, we may look for some assistance in the difficult and usually thankless work of trying to help the young.
Yours truly,
B. W. Sutherns.
Lillooet, B. C, March 18, 1914.
Negotiations are now on for a
boxing contest in Lillooet's new
opera house, between a couple of
Vancouver's best pugilists, and
there is every prospect of a good
exhibition befcvrheld. Of course
this will be a money proposition.
Heretofore entertainments .of this
kind have been impromptu and
free, in this town. Only the other
day we intimated to a prominent
citizen of this town that he was
indebted to the Prospector for a
small sum, when he immediately
offered to give us a practical demonstration of his pugilistic abilities, with the Prospector man for
an opponent. Manager McDonald
can find plenty of home talent in
this town, and all the expenditure
incurred will be the price of a
little whisky. It is wonderful the
number of "good" men we meet
every day, after they have secured a few drinks.
For the quarter ending 14th
March, 1914, one hundred and
sixty-eight cases were disposed of
in the Lillooet police court, and
$1952.00 collected in fines. In
addition to the fines imposed, a
large number were incarcerated
in the provincial jail at Kamloops
Over 90 per cent, of these infractions of the law are directly attributable to intoxicants.
Dr. Christie is not a big man,
but yesterday he appeared very
much taller than usual when he
addressed a muster of Lillooet
capitalists and invited them to
have a cigar. They did, and a
few of them took something else,
but when the cause of this hilarity was made plain, it cost the
doctor more than one assessment.
Mr. B. Williams, head of the
game warden department of B.
C., arrived in town Wednesday
on a tour of inspection of this
district. Yesterday morning he
left for Clinton, where he will
probably make arrangements for
another game wardenship to the
north of us. THE PROSPECTOR
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THE  PROSPECTOR.
Published in the interna of Lillooet District.
R. A. Hume. Manager.
MARCH 20. 1914.
THE P. G. E. RAILWAY.
In preparation for the establishment of docks for ocean-going
vessels and railway terminals at
Squamish, the Pacific Great Eastern Railway intends to proceed
with the reclamation of an area
one mile  in extent during the
coming summer.   The first season's operations will involve the
expenditure of $200,000.    Mr. J.
W. Stewart, president of the P.
G.   E. Railway,   made  an  announcement to the above effect
the other day, in which he outlined the company's  plans for
development  and   construction.
He recently made a trip over the
route of the P.G.E. and G.T.P.
via Fort George and Edmonton.
Extensive harbor surveys are now
being made at Squamish preparatory  to  starting  development
work.  Foreshore rights along the
waterfront owned by the railway
company at Squamish were granted a short time ago by the Dominion   Government conditional
on the P.G.E. undertaking to expend $2,000,000 in improving the
harbor.    The company will do
considerable  dredging  and reclaim a large area of land, the
plans this year providing for the
filling in of a tract a mile long.
With reference to the construction plans of the company this
year,  Mr.  Stewart stated  that
when the work on all the new
sections to be started soon was
under way, employment would
be provided for more than 12,000
men.    The P.G.E. now has 5000
men at work north of Squamish
and Clinton, and this force will
be augmented so as to have 10,000
distributed along the entire route
between the Pacific terminal and
Fort George this season.    The
other 2000 men would be placed
on the Peace River extension of
the line,  which is to be started
just as soon as contracts are let.
According to Mr. Stewart, contracts for the construction of the
Peace River section of the line
will be awarded by May 1. They
figure on covering 100 miles of
the new line this summer and on
having grading on the entire section of 330 miles northeast from
Fort George under way in the
summer of 1915.   The extension
is to  be finished and ready for
operation right through to  Alberta boundary in 1916. Grading
will be rushed on a section 150
miles from Fort George to connect with the portion now under
construction north of Clinton, and
on the other contracts to be let
this season.    A  reconnaisance
party is now working north of
Fort George towards the  Pine
River Pass, and locating surveyors will be placed in the field for
the purpose of running lines early
next month.   The proposed extension will probably run northeast or  northwest   from   Fort
George for a short distance in
order to obtain easy grades. The
plans already outlined provide for
the completion of the section between Fort George and Kelly
Lake, a distance of 280 miles,
next summer, at the same time
as it is estimated the Squamish-
Horshoe Bay line will be finished.
Bridges are now being erected
and track is being laid north of
Squamish, and all grading between the Howe Sound terminal
and Pemberton Meadows is expected to be completed early in
June. Grading gangs are now
working near Mile 200 from
North Vancouver, east of Lillooet.
OP CANADA
oney Orders
issued by the
Union Bank of Canada
can be conveniently secured,
safely forwarded, readily cashed,
and are inexpensive. Issued for
any sum up to $50.00, at a cost of
from 3c to 15c. Payable at any
branch of any Chartered Bank in
Canada, Yukon excepted, and
in the principal cities of the
United States.
LILLOOET BRANCH.
A. P. HUGHES,        - MANAGER.
FOR SALE 1
About 35 head of cattle,
cow* and calves, 40 tons of
rood alfalfa hay, baled; 5
tons potatoes; new Massey-
Harris press, drills 10 feet;
new 10 ft. sulky rake; Iron
Age potato planter; potato
digger plow; farm wagon,
with box; 4 heavy horses
and harness; 2 heavy freight
wagons, complete; 2 new
Morris chairs; leather couch;
1 dozen dining room chairs;
new Dain self-feed hay press,
18x22; 2 new Ostermoor
mattresses and springs; 2
oak tables; new 10-foot iron
harrow; low down American
Bain farm truck; a lot of
crockery; tools of all kinds.
Apply to
JONES BROS.,
Half-Way House,
Lytton Road.
P. GARIGAN
General
Merchandise
Miners'
Supplies
Etc., Etc., Etc.
Pavilion, - B. C.
C A. PHAIR
Lillooet, B. C.
General
Merchant
Hardware,
Groceries,
Fishing Tackle,
S. W. Paints,
Eastman Kodaks,
Glass,
DRY
GOODS
Mens'Furnishings,
Stationery,
Photo Supplies,
Na-Dru-Co. Drugs,
Singer Sewing Machine
Edison Phonographs
Moore Lights.
SAMUEL GIBBS
NOTARY PUBLIC
Lands, Mines, Insi ranee and Collections
Mining business in all branches
a specialty.   Farms for
j sale or lease.
| Lillooet,  - British Columbia
Grocery
Department
We are now paying special
attention to our GROCERY
DEPARTMENT, and having made some careful buys
we can give better value,
and prices second to none.
It will pay you to give us a
trial. As our prices wilt be
the lowest good goods can
be sold for,  wt will sell for
CASH
only!
ACKERS* SHERWOOD,
LILLOOET, B. C.
BLACKSMITHS
HORSE-SHOEING
A SPECIALTY.
Heavy and Light Wagons
Repaired at Moderate Cost,
and all Work Guaranteed.
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G.   M. DOWNTON
LILLOOET, B. C.
B. C. Land Surveyor j
Surveys handled in all
parts of the Lillooet District. Mineral Claim
Surveying a specialty.     SJ
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Headquarters for Mining Men
Free Bus Meets All
Boats and Trains
Commercial Hotel
L. H. Clement, Prop
Guest Comfort is My Motto
Corner Hastings and
Cambie Streets
Vancouver, B. C.
American and European Plan
GRASSIE
Pioneer Watchmaker
and Jeweler
318 Cambie St.      Vancouver, B.C.
Orders by Mail Attended to.
Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty
FEED STABLE
Horses and Rigs for Hire
Light and Heavy Draying
Express Delivery
EMMET DARCY, Prop.
Bus Meets all Regular Boats
at Seaton Lake THE PROSPECTOR
WATER ACT.
Water Notice
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR THE
APPROVAL OF PLANS AND PETITION FOR APPROVAL OF
UNDERTAKING.
TAKE NOTICE that Bridge River
Power Company, Limited, will apply to
the Comptroller of Water Rights for
the approval of the plans of the works
to be constructed for the utilization of
the water from Bridge River, which the
applicant is by Water Permit No. 102,
authorized to take and use for power
purposes.
Petition for approval of the undertaking will also be made to the Honorable
the Minister of Lands.
The plans and particulars required by
Sub-section (1) of Section 70 of the
"Water Act" as amended, and the petition and plans for approval of undertaking, as required by Section 89, have
been filed with the Comptroller of Water
Rights at Victoria, and with the Water
Recorders at Clinton, Vancouver and
New Westminster.
Objections to the application may be
filed with the Comptroller of Water
Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria.
Dated at Vancouver, B. C, this 26th
day of February, 1914.
Bridge River Power Company,
Limited,
mhl3 Applicant.
Lillooet Auto Car Co.
J. H. Kriege. C. B. Clear
Application for a Licence to take and
use Water will be made under the
"Water Act" of British Columbia,
as follows:—
1. The name of the applicant is Charles
Donald Grant Mackinnon.
• 2. The address of the  applicant is
Fountain Ranch, B. C.
3. The name of the stream is an unnamed spring. The spring has its
source on P. R. 2012, flows in a Northeasterly direction, and sinks into the
ground about 10 yards from source.
4. The water is to be diverted from
the spring on the West side, at the
spring.
5. The purpose for which the water
will be used is irrigation.
6. The land on which the water is to
be used is described as follows: P. R.
2012.
7. The quantity of water applied for
is as follows: One cubic foot.
8. This notice was posted on the
ground on the 23d day of February,
1914.
9. A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the requirements of the "Water Act" 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.
Chas. Donald Grant Mackinnon,
Applicant.
By Samuel Gibbs, Agent. f27
Expert Machinists
and Fitters,
Being equipped with all facilities
for the prompt repair of automobiles, bicycles, etc., we are now
in a position to execute the most
intricate orders. No job too
small or too large to receive our
prompt attention.
James T. Farmer.
CONTRACTOR & BUILDER
LILLOOET,   B. C.
Timber Sale X 151.
SEALED TENDERS will be received
by the Minister of Lands not later than
noon on the 26th day of March, 1914,
for the purchase of Licence X 151, to
cut 750,000 feet of Douglas Fir on an
area adjoining lots 2663 and 2364, in
Lillooet District, near Anderson Lake.
Three years will be allowed for the removal of the timber.
Particulars of the Chief Forester,
Victoria, B. C.
Agents wanted to sell fruit,
shade and ornamental trees and
small fruit plants. Apply Royal
Nurseries Ltd., 710 Dominion
Bldg., Vancouver, British Columbia.
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JOB PRINTING.
WHEN     YOU     WANT
JOB PRINTING
THE   BETTER    KIND
Delivered    When    Promised
and Correct When Delivered
The Prospector,
Lillooet, B. C.
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OUR SPRING STOCK is now complete and we are
now ready to take care of your order for spring sowing
of Timothy, Clover, Alfalfa, and all field seeds which
are tested in our own warehouse. We carry a full line
of Fruit and Ornamental stock, Bee Supplies, Fertilizers and all garden requisits.   Catalogue for asking.
The Henry Seed House
A. R. MacDougall, Prop,
524KINGSWAY,     -    -    -     VANCOUVER, B. C.
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.
EXCELSIOR HOTEL
W.   J.  Abercrombie,   Proprietor
A First-CIass Table.
WINES, LIQUORS, AND THE BEST OF CIGARS
J. M. Mackinnon, ROKER, Vancouver,!}. C
Suite 5 Williams Bldg. 413 Granville St.
Lillooet Ranches and Fruit Lands a Specialty.    Correspondence Solicited.
Timber Lands, Ranch Lands.
Coast Lands and Real Estate.
WO HING
NEW STOCK OF
SPRING GOODS!
Groceries,
Hardware,
Clothing,
Footwear,
Dry Goods,
Camp Supplies,
Fancy Goods,
Notions.
Lillooet, B. C.
Saddle Horses
Pack Horses,
Single and Double Rigs
for Hire.
LIGHT OR HEAVY
FREIGHTING,
Hunting Parties Furnished.
STEPHEN & J. RETASKET. THE PROSPECTOR
CLINTON HAPPENINGS.
From our Regular Correspondent.
Married.—On March 1st, at
Government Meadows, B.C., Mr.
Peter Rasmussen to Miss Amy
Sharpe. The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. Swettman, of
Nechaco, and witnessed by G. R.
Renols and Henry Baker. Miss
Sharpe was schoolmistress in
Clinton for some little time and
left for Quesnel about a year
ago, on which occasion she was
the recipient of a handsome parting gift from the schoolchildren.
Mr. Coleman, who is on his
vacation, is very busy clearing
land on his pre-emption.
Archie McDonald, M.L.A., returned home on Wednesday from
attending the late session of the
legislature. He was accompanied
by his daughter Annie, who has
been enjoying a holiday in the
Capital city. Miss McDonald also
paid a short visit to Mr. and Mrs.
F. C. Campbell in their new home
at New Westminster.
Two autos made their appearance in town last Friday—the
first of the season. Motors are
like the birds—now they are with
us we shall have spring.
It is believed that Mr. Harmon
will very shortly resume his daily
Clinton-Ashcroft return trip. He
will be welcomed back in his old
haunts.
Roads are reported as being
snowy, icy, and muddy in spots,
making it rather difficult to determine just what sort of vehicle
to use on them. Down the road
some little "potholes" round the
lakes are reported to be a foot
or so deep. A great deal of snow
has disappeared during the last
few days and a quantity of water
has been let loose.
The familiar freight wagons
and stage coaches are once more
in evidence. Sleighs are being
side-tracked for their summer's
well-earned rest.
Those who have been daily
wending their weary way to the
creeks for water, are now rather
"up against it" as far as sleighs
are concerned. Wheelbarrows
and sleighs are equally useless.
It is no unusual sight now-a-days
to see a mighty struggle going
on in the mud and water between
some poor unfortunate and a
sleigh-load of cans, once full of
water, but rapidly becoming
empty.
Archie Lee, who was until recently the B. C. Express agent
here, has been busy building a
cabin on   his  pre-emption  two
miles up the road from town.
Last week Mrs. Lee and family
moved out to take up their permanent residence on the land.
The Italian, G. Conti, who was
killed on the construction at Kelly
Lake on Sunday, was buried in
Clinton on Thursday, 12th inst.
This is the first fatal accident that
has occurred on our end of the
P. G. E. line of construction.
Conti was alone on a night
shift in a "trap tunnel," timbering and clearing up for the day
shift. Evidently the timbering
was weak, and a "cave in" occurred, as he was found dead in
the morning under a pile of debris
Mr. R. M. McGusty is busily
engaged changing his quarters
from Mr. Saul's house, which he
now occupies, to the room in the
police buildings lately occupied
by Mr. A. Forsyth. Chief Aiken
will now occupy the house with
his family.
What served as a skating rink
during the winter months is now
rapidly turning into a lake. None
would object to this if it would
keep its water to itself, which it
refuses to do. It has formed a
comfortable little stream of its
own, crossed the road and entered and taken possession of a
Chinese merchant's cellar. This
gentleman narrowly escaped an
involuntary bath, and is reported
to have expressed a very forcible
opinion about skating rinks and
the promoters thereof. A ditch
was ultimately dug to divert the
stream into another channel,
which partially succeeded, but it
didn't dry out the cellar or restore
the lost secret treasures stowed
therein.
The somewhat erratic movements of a cayuse which had
hitherto been sunning himself in
a vacant lot in the center of the
town and his somewhat fancied
gaze in a certain direction, called
forth a little curiosity the other
day. The animal seemed bent
upon crossing and recrossing its
legs and nodding its head in perfect time, as if obeying the commands of some unearthly music
hidden from the ear of man, and
yet presenting a most worried
and distracted countenance. It
was naturally thought the poor
animal was in trouble, and so
some kindly-disposed person cautiously approached, with the idea
of rendering what assistance he
could. But he had not proceeded
far when he experienced a sensation which almost forced him
to imitate the horse. A sound,
apparently not of this earth, made
him halt, but being a man of
nerve, resolved to fathom the
mystery.   He did. It was neither
Inland Express Co.
(Limited)
Is now operating a full and efficient equipment
of Horse Stages and Sleighs
FROM ASHCROFT TO LILLOOET
And all Cariboo points, including
CARIBOO AND FORT GEORGE,
Carrying Royal Mail,
Passengers and Express.
MAIL STAGES leave Ashcroft Monday and Friday, at 4 a.m.,
arriving at Lillooet same day, at 5:30 p. m.
RETURNING, leave Lillooet Tuesday and Saturday, at 4 a.m.,
arriving at Ashcroft same day, at 6 p. m.
BANK OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA
Established 1836
CAPITAL AND RESERVE,  $7,750,000
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT-One dollar opens an account.
Interest added half yearly.
A CURRENT ACCOUNT provides a safe and convenient
way of paying your bills, as each cheque returns to
you as a receipt.
COLLECTIONS promptly attended to.
MONEY ORDERS, Drafts, Travelers' Cheques and Telegraph Transfers issued, payable all over the world.
Our Manager will gladly give you full particulars of our
arrangements for Banking by Mail if you
will call on him, or write.
A. B. GREIG,   Manager      -    -     Lillooet Branch
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BROPHY BROS.
HOUSE
OF
HOB9ERLIN
LIMITED
Gents'
Furnishings.
Boots & Shoes.
—■——■■ -    ' —L— in .., m
Shoe Repairing
Agents for House of Hobberlin
********* A?
the fault of man or horse that
they did not hale from the "Land
o' Cakes," but it was a rude
shock to one of them to be greeted with the skirl of a bagpipe
when he did not know there was
one within a hundred miles of
Clinton. (Possibly this is the
same instrument of torture inflicted upon Lillooet prisoners
when repeated sentences to the
Kamloops jail failed to have the
desired effect, the owner of which
was banished from this town a
short time ago. —Ed. Prospector).
Constable Spiller passed through
Clinton last Saturday, on his way
to Lillooet, to take up the position
lately vacated by constable Aiken.
Mr. Spiller is from the 150-Mile
House.
Rumors are current that Ashcroft is shortly to experience a
wave of prosperity. The C.P.R.
is supposed to be considering the
advisability of establishing a
divisional point there, thus cutting out North Bend and Kamloops, making a two hundred
mile run from Vancouver to Ashcroft. It is understood the railway company holds an option on
all the B. C. Express Company's
lots at the west end of town,and
have been making enquiries and
offers on other properties in and
around Ashcroft. There was also
talk of this same thing a good
many years ago; perhaps the fulfillment will now come.
Other rumors are current concerning an electric railway between Ashcroft and Clinton. This
would be good for the two towns
concerned and the adjacent country. Electric lines are generally
held in favor wherever they run;
they can take heavier grades and
make more stoppages than the
steam railways.	
Agents wanted to sell fruit,
shade and ornamental trees and
small fruit plants. Apply Royal
Nurseries Ltd., 710 Dominion
Bldg., Vancouver, British Columbia.
ANYONE
CAN
'THEIR CLOTHES
WITH
mil
.The Dye that colors ANY KINDJ
of Cloth Perfectly, with the
8AM E DYE.
No Chance of Mistakes.   Clean and Simple.
I Ask your Druggist or Dealer. Send for Booklet
The Johnson-Richardson Co. Limited, Moutreel
Timber Sale X 151.
SEALED TENDERS will be received
by the Minister of Lands not later than
noon on the 26th day of March, 1914,
for the purchase of Licence X 151, to
cut 750,000 feet of Douglas Fir on an
area adjoining lots 2663 and 2364, in
Lillooet District, near Anderson Lake. '
Three years will be allowed for the removal of the timber.
Particulars of the Chief Forester,
Victoria, B. C.
FEED STABLE
Horses and Rigs for Hire
Light and Heavy Draying
Express Delivery
EMMET DARCY,  Prop.
Bus Meets all Regular Boats
at Seaton Lake

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