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VOL. 3, NO. 26
LILLOOET,   B. C., FRIDAY,  APRIL 17, 1914.
On Tuesday President Wilson
ordered practically the entire
Atlantic fleet to Mexican waters
to force a public salute to the
Stars and Stripes from the Huerta
government. as an apology for
thw arrest of American marines
at Tampico last week. No ultimatum has yet been issued—that
is, no specified time has been set
within which the Huerta government must comply, but the naval
demonstration has been ordered
as a concrete evidence of the
fixed determination of the United
States to back up Rear Admiral
Mayo's demand for a salute.
The decision to send the fleet
was reached after the President
and Secretary Bryan had conferred for an hour with John
Lind, personal representative of
President Wilson in Mexico, and
after a two hour cabinet meeting
during which dispatches from
Charge O'Shaughnessy revealed
that the Huerta government disputed the right of American
marines to be ashore at Tampico,
and contended that its recent
public statement of apology was
Immediately after the cabinet
meeting Secretary Daniels issued
his orders to the Atlantic fleet,
and wireless messages flashed up
and down the Atlantic coast to
put the fleet   under steam for
Tampico.   It will be the largest
fighting force the American government has assembled, for possible action  since the Spanish-
American   war.    Eleven   great
battleships, with auxiliaries, having in  all  15,000 men, will comprise the force off Tampico.
Everywhere, at the White House
the  state   department and   the
navy  department  the hope was
expressed that the despatch of
the fleet would not lead to serious
consequences and   there was a
confident prediction that General
Huerta would see the wisdom of
satisfying the American demand
and close the incident.   Officials
were careful to point out that
negotiations   with   the   Huerta
government have not ended and
that the  way was  still open to
General Huerta to make amends.
The navy department sent complete instructions  to Rear Admiral Badger, commander-in-chief
of the Atlantic fleet,  on board
the battleship Arkansas,at Hampton Roads.    Rear Admiral Fiske,
chief of the bureau of operations
left tonight to personally explain
to Admiral Badger the diplomatic
side of the situation and the despatches from Rear Admiral Mayo.
While the navy moved on the
Atlantic coast, Secretary Daniels
is giving his attention to the situation in the Pacific.    Most of the
American war craft in the Pacific
are already  in Mexican waters.
While the navy was active not a
wheel turned in the army.   Two
explanations for this is advanced
—the desire  that the constitutionalists,  who are in control in
northern Mexico, should not misinterpret the action and the fact
that the United States already
has a big fighting force within
striking distance of Mexico. Over
twelve thousand   troops are at
Texas City,   where four army
transports are   at  anchor, and
thousands of cavalry and infantry
are   spread   along   the   border
where they can be moved quickly.
H. Taylor and Dan Hamilton
started for the Bridge River hills
last Tuesday.
On the 21-Mile ranch, Lytton
road, eleven deer were observed
quietly browsing, a few days ago.
Postmaster Maclntyre has been
on a visit to his ranch on Seaton
lake, this week.
Born—At Vernon, B. C, on
12th inst. to Mr. and Mrs. Norman
Denison, a son.
A large number of station men
arrived in town this week, bound |
for the coast.
A. F. Noel, after a short business trip, left for Vancouver on
Jack Chism went to the Pioneer
mine last Tuesday. He will run
the blacksmith shop at that
J. M. Walker and J. Archibald,
of Cincinnatti, Ohio, went up to
their mining claims on Alexander
Creek, last Monday.
After the rain on Tuesday, the
whole countryside is assuming a
verdant hue. Summer is already
Another boxing contest takes
place at Lytton tomorrow night.
Barrieau and Lorraine are the
The annual vestry meeting of
St. Mary's Church will be held at
the Court House on Monday,20th
inst., at 11 a. m.
Mr. A. F. Noel has purchased
the building formerly occupied
by Boultbee, Jacks & Cruickshank
as a real estate office.
It is easy to see that Eagleson
is home again. Carpenters are
all busy, and improvements being
made in various parts of the town.
According to word sent out
from the provincial attorney-
general's department, the assize
court for Clinton will sit on 11th
A. W. McQueen, after a six
weeks' trip in the direction of
Fort George, purchasing right-of-
way for the P.G.E. Railway, arrived in town Wednesday.
The following services will be
held on Sunday next at St. Mary's
Church, Lillooet: Communion 8
a. m.; morning service 11 o'clock;
evening service at 7:30.
Napoleon Dupras is enlarging
his present place of business. In
a few days Lillooet's ice cream
parlor will present a very attractive appearance.
H. B. Kerr, of Fountain valley,
with half a dozen other settlers
from that region, was in town
yesterday getting supplies. Four
of them subscribed for the Prospector.
Supt. John Hunt, of the Broken
Hill mine, arrived from the coast
yesterday, and will proceed to
Bridge River. In the course of a
couple of weeks people in this
vicinity will awake to the fact
that a great mine is about to be
in active operation.
A peculiar accident befell a
railroad man on his way to the
Fountain camp yesterday. Falling off the wagon the wheels of
the rig shaved him so close to his
skull that one of his ears was
amputated as effectively as if a
surgeon had performed the job.
In the course of ten days a
bunch of wealthy mining men
will visit Lillooet for the purpose
of ascertaining, for themselves,
what we have in the mineral
The front door of the court
house now swings on a rusty
hinge, and the daily assemblage
of reluctant gentlemen but a
memory of what an attraction
there was in that building during
the past six months. Perhaps it
is better so.
After his partial seclusion during the past month the tick-tick
man is becoming quite bold again
and struts around town with as
much pomp as of yore. We would
advise him to keep quiet for some
time yet.
Five more telephone stations
have been installed by R. Burkholder during the past week—
the 17-Mile, 18-Mile, Fountain
Ranch, 21-Mile on the Ashcroft
road, and one at the LaRochelle
ranch a few miles below town.
Indian Agent Graham was in
town Wednesday and proceeded
north on the line of the P.G.E.
to adjust some small disputes between the railway company and
various Indian lands through
which the line passes.
James T. Farmer is at present
spending a few days at the Short
Portage, after which he will proceed to Alexander Creek for an
indefinite period, where he will
probably take a hand in the placer
mining game.
Chas. Walker and O. Fergusen
left for Bridge River a few days
ago. They will do considerable
development work on their various mining properties this summer. Walker & Ferguson have
great faith in the mineral possibilities of the Bridge River.
Last week we referred to placer diggings in the vicinity of Cayoosh creek,
but there are other creeks not far from
Lillooet where the ground is worth investigating-Tyauchton creek, Alexander creek,  Cadwallader creek, and the
South Fork of Bridge river.   Tyauchton
creek has not been worked for a great
number of years,   but lots of gold has
been taken off this stream, especially at
8-mile  flat,   and  some claim  that the
ground has never been thoroughly prospected.   All the ground at the mouth of
the South Fork of Bridge river has been
recorded by  the Golden Dream Mining
Mining Co., and  others, but up-stream
there is a high  level channel that falls
into  the  South  Fork above the ' 'Why
Not" mineral claim.    This channel has
been ground-sluiced  by a spring rising
below the road until it forms gulch diggings; while the water is  hardly sufficient to sluice with, still,  by building a
tank with an automatic gate, and flushing, a good deal could be accomplished.
Very coarse gold  has been washed out
of this gulch within the  last few years
and the bedrock was not reached.   Further up stream there must be some big
diggings, as coarse gold up to $32 was
taken  out on   the Lorne   claim some
years ago.
Going up Seaton and Anderson lakes,
McGillivray creek is the best stream
for placer, and last fall one prospector
is reported to have taken out considerable heavy gold. Above the mouth of
Gold creek some maintain there is nothing, but it seems to be doubtful whether
anyone has tried it sufficiently to know;
but fairly-coarse gold has been found up
above the Forks, and it looks as though
it would pay for further investigation.
Besides these known creeks there are
numerous other streams that are gold-
bearing, as outside of the reported discovery of the late Jack Tashpola's diggings last fall, which were only discovered by him a few years before he died,
there is always the question of where
he got the gold dust he sold in this town
—and he sold considerable.
Ten box cars and thirty flat
cars for the Pacific Great Eastern
Railway were landed at Squamish
last week. Fifty box cars and
100 flat cars have been ordered
by the company. In June two
electric locomotives and another
consignment of freight cars will
arrive. Tracklaying from Squamish has been advancing 20 miles
from the terminus and grading
on the Squamish-Lillooet section
is now practically finished. Grading on the North Shore is all
under way between the present
end of the track at Dundrave and
Horseshoe Bay.
More contracts are to be let
shortly for the sections north of
Clinton. Announcement was made
three weeks ago that three contracts had been awarded on the
Kelly Lake-Fort George section
for the first hundred miles south
of Fort George, and it is expected
that operations will be started at
an early date.
The engineers who are conducting a reconnaissance of the proposed route north of Fort George
are still in the field, but are understood to have nearly completed their preliminary observations'
On their return to Fort George
parties of locating engineers will
out to map out the course of the
proposed extension.
Considerable improvement is
being made at the Short Portage.
Barney Rodenberg has just completed a dwelling house. Wm.
Duguid has five men clearing
land; everyone seems to be busy
at the Portage.
Lillooet District Hospital Society.
THE ANNUAL General Meeting of
the members of the above society will
be held on FRIDAY, APRIL 17, next,
at the office of the Bank of British
North America, Lillooet, at 8 o'clock,
p. m.    By order of the Directors,
A. B. GREIG, Hon. Sec.
Lillooet, B. C. March 26, 1914.
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Published in the interests of Lillooet District.
R. A. Hume, Manager.
APRIL 17,   1914.
In the history of physical science no one incident has attracted
such widespread interest as the
discovery and isolation of radium
by Mme. Curie in 1898. In almost
every country in the world today
skilled workmen are carrying out
experiments in university and
private laboratories and specially
built institutes. And 16 years
years ago radium had not been
given a name. When one realizes
that this mineral must be as old
as the hills themselves and that
the mines which have proved the
chief source of radium were being
worked centuries ago, it may
seem strange that it has eluded
discovery so long. But nature
has hidden the treasure so well,
scattering it in minute quantities
amongst the rocks till the appointed time, that it is a marvel
its existence was never recognized. It is only from a few of
the rarer minerals that radium
can be extracted. The chief of
these is pitchblende, a heavy
black ore, looking like graphite.
It occurs only in small fragments
and is composed of a number of
different substances, one of which
is always lead. Hitherto it has
been mined chiefly for uranium
oxide, which composes half its
weight, and has a place in commerce owing to its use as a coloring agent. In 1896 a French
scientist named Becquerel discovered by accident that uranium
salts gave off rays which caused
the fogging of a photographic
plate. Little attention might
have been given to this if it had
not occurred when the minds of
physicists were alert to the problems of X-rays. Shortly afterwards, Mme. Curie, who was
working as a student in her husband's laboratory in Paris, undertook as a subject for her thesis to
try and isolate the substance
which gave off these rays. To
her surprise she discovered that
the material which was thrown
aside after the extraction of uranium showed more radio-activity
than uranium itself. A.nd it was
from this waste material that she
isolated a comparatively pure salt
of radium in 1898.
Radium is a metal belonging to
the group known as the alkaline
earths. Its atomatic weight is
about 226, so that it is one of the
three heaviest known elements,
coming after uranium and thorium. It forms salts which are
chemically like those of the other
allied metals, and the bromide,
chloride, sulphate, etc.,have been
produced in laboratories for some
years. Owing to the rapidity
with which it becomes oxidised
in the air it was only in 1913 that
the white unstable metal was
successfully isolated in a pure
condition. But the salts are sufficient for all practical purposes.
The extraction from pitchblende
is tedious and costly, for the proportion of radium is  only one
part in five million. The ore is
crushed, "roasted," and the uranium removed by acids. Then,
after a series of treatments, there
is left a solution which contains
radium. Three processes of fractional crystallisation are next
performed, and the pure bromide
or chloride is obtained at last. A
ton of the best selected ore, treated with five tons of chemicals,
yields a little over two grains of
radium. The remarkable properties of radium in giving out rays
and heat are found in all its salts
but are attributes of radium itself, and proportional to the amount of metallic radium present.
In 1900 it was found that these
salts, when in solution, produce
an active gas or emanation. It
was thought at the time that
there was no alteration in weight,
and it seemed impossible to explain the origin of the loss of
energy. It has been proved, however, that decay occurs, but so
slowly that it takes about 2,000
years for radium to be reduced to
half its weight.
This local office of the Union Bank
of Canada is but one of over 310
Branches of an organization whose Total
Assets exceed $80,000,000. Our banking
service covers Canada, and through
our connections we are prepared to
transact business in any part of the
civilized world.
The confidence of Canadians in this
Bank is attested by over Sixty-four
Million Dollars of Deposits. Yours
would make a wise and welcome
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Orders Attended   to.
Throat and Lung Munition for
Colds 50
Neuson Headache and Neuralgia
Capsules 25
My Ethylene Liniment for Rheumatism and Neuralgia 50
MacPherson'sTonic Invalid Port$l.C0
Vermifuge  Expeller for worms .25
Stomach Munition for Indigestion
and Dyspepsia $1.00
Aromatic Laxative Compound,
for Liver and Bowels 50
Luxuriant Hair Dresser & Grower .75
Lillooet Auto Car Co.
J. H. Kriege. C. B. Clear
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.
Lillooet, B. C.
Fishing Tackle,
S. W. Paints,
Eastman Kodaks,
Mens' Furnishings,
Photo Supplies,
Na-Dru-Co. Drugs,
Edison Phonographs
Moore Lights.
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 will be
the lowest good goods can
be sold for,  we will sell for
Lands, Mines, Insurance and Collections
Mining business in all branches
a specialty.   Farms for
sale  or lease.
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Heavy and Light Wagons
Repaired at Moderate Cost,
and all Work Guaranteed.
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Surveys handled in all
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Free Bus Meets All
Boats and Trains
Commercial Hotel
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Vancouver, B. C.
American and European Plan
Pioneer Watchmaker
and Jeweler
318 Cambie St.      Vancouver, B.C.
Orders by Mail Attended to.
Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty
Horses and Rigs for Hire
Light and Heavy Draying
Express Delivery
Bus Meets all Regular Boats
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
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 pians 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,
mhl3 Applicant.
Lillooet District Hospital Society.
THE ANNUAL General Meeting of
the members of the above society will
be held on FRIDAY, APRIL J7, next,
at the office of the Bank of British
North America, Lillooet, at 8 o'clock,
p. m.    By order of the Directors,
A. B. GREIG, Hon. Sec.
Lillooet, B. C. March 26, 1914.
Navigable Waters
Protection Act.
R. S. C, CHAP. 115.
Railway Company hereby gives notice
that it has, under Section 7 of the said
Act, deposited with the Minister of Public Works at Ottawa and in the office
of the District Registrar of the Land
Registry District of Lillooet, a description of the site and the plans of its
railway along the Noith shore of Summit Lake in front of District Lots 1252,
1171, 1253, and Crown Land, District
of Lillooet, showing all places where its
roadbed encroaches upon the waters of
Summit Lake.
And take notice that ^fter the expiration of one month from the date of the
first publication of this notice the said
railway will, under Section 7 of the said
Act, apply to the Minister of Public
Works at his office in the city of Ottawa,
for approval of the said site and plans
and for leave to construct its roadbed
along the North shore of Summit Lake
where such encroachments are shown as
Dated at Victoria, B. C, this 31st
day of March, 1914.
Counsel for Pacific Great Eastern
(This notice was first published in the
Lillooet Prospector on the 10th day of
April, 1914).	
Etc., Etc., Etc.
Pavilion, - B. C.
(Section 48).
NOTICE is hereby given that on the
10th day of May, 1914, application will
be made to the Superintendent of the
Provincial Police for the transfer of the
licence for the sale of liquor, by retail,
in and upon the premises known as the
Victoria Hotel, situate at Lillooet, B.C.,
from Vincent E. Keeley to N. A. Keeley,
of Lillooet, B. C.
Dated at Lillooet this 10th day of
April, 1914.
Holder of Licence.
N. A. Keeley, applicant for transfer
SMALL COTTAGE in center of town
partially furnished, stove, bedding, etc.,
suitable for a couple of bachelors.
For particulars, enquire at
Prospector Office.
James T. Farmer.
Delivered   When    Promised
and Correct When Delivered
The Prospector,
Lillooet, B. C.
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.
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Excellent table. First class bar. Large sample room
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.
W.   J.  Abercrombie,   Proprietor
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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.
Dry Goods,
Camp Supplies,
Fancy Goods,
Lillooet, B. C.
Saddle Horses
Pack Horses,
Single and Double Rigs
for Hire.
Hunting Parties Furnished.
From our Regular Correspondent.
For the past two weeks Clinton
has experienced beautifully warm
spring weather.
A. W. Graham, Indian Agent
stationed at Lytton, spent a few
days in Clinton this week, on
Indian affairs. The line of the
P.G.E. railway runs through the
reserve of the Clinton Indians,
and they doubtless want to know
how they stand in connection
with the railway company.
Surveyor A. W. Johnson, of
Kamloops, spent a day or so in
town last week making preparations for more surveying to be
done for Mr. Smith and other
property-holders in and around
Clinton. It will be remembered
Mr. Johnson re-surveyed Clinton's townsite last year.
Mr. E. G. McDougall, of Victoria, has been appointed as another forest ranger for this district.
Another appointment is that of
Mr. Hewetson as game warden
for this district. The need for
such an appointment has been
felt of late, particularly now that
construction is going on and
people rapidly coming in. Mr.
Hewetson will have a large district to cover.
Another sale, of considerable
magnitude, was made last week,
being the purchase by Jas. Wardell of what is known as the
"Milk Ranch," containing 1,040
acres, from Mr. H. J. Rossi, the
present owner of the "Mound
Ranch.'' The Milk Ranch, which
is well known throughout the
district, is situated about two
miles east of Clinton, towards the
Bonaparte.and practically adjoins
Mr. Wardell's ranch, and will
serve as an excellent summer
Mr. H. J. Rossi, of Spokane,
Wash., is visiting in Clinton this
Forest Loring has taken a large
contract from James Wardell for
clearing the land along the
creek. The ground is thickly
covered with willows and undergrowth, and the clearing operations are making the valley atmosphere somewhat similar to
the forest fire season. Mr. Loring
has about twenty men at work.
Clinton is now to have an up-
to-date baker shop, under the
proprietorship of Mr. Gunning.
The building, which is already
going up, is on the north side of
Cariboo Avenue, next to Mr.
Horan's harness  shop.     There
will also be rooms to rent in the
second story. A very handsome
Chinese chicken-house had to be
pulled down to make way for the
bakery; to judge by its looks, it
was of somewhat great antiquity
—another landmark gone.
Road camps are beginning to
move for the coming season. The
streets in and around town have
been cleared of their winter rubbish. Thomas Barton has taken
charge of the first camp, and is
going down the main road between Ashcroft and Clinton.
Mr. Hamilton has bought out
the business and good will of Mr.
Wilkie, and will shortly open up
a tonsorial establishment in the
"moving picture theatre" building, which is going up opposite
the hotel. Mr. Wilkie is moving
up to 150-Mile House, where he
will open up in the same business.
The government office is undergoing a thorough spring cleaning,
as to its interior. It is receiving
several coats of white and green
paint, some wall-paper, and a
flooring of linoleum, and looks a
little upset in the meanwhile.
In the meantime, business is
being carried on in the courtroom.
Mr. H. Standahl, P. G. E. surveyor, spent a few days in town
this week. He is bound, with a
party of men, for Horse Lake,
from where he will work north
to 150-Mile House, thus connecting up the line between those two
points, which had not been done
Mr. W. W. Wycott, a well-
known Chilcoten old-timer, was
brought from the Gang^ Ranch
the other day and taken to the
hospital at Kamloops. Mr. Wycott, who was apparently suffering, has been ailing for some
time and is an old man, well
passed the allotted span.
W.G. Gladwin, chief firewarden,
and Percy Le Mare, district forester, paid a short visit to Clinton
this week, then proceeded on a
trip to the northern boundaries
of the district.
Several of the Clinton boys are
putting into effect a very enterprising scheme which will enable
them to solve the hidden mysteries of the telegraph—if followed
up. They have been seen of late
scrambling up various trees and
over several roofs, connecting up
the telegraph wires, which will
enable them to tic-tick to each
other at both ends. The new
"line" extends at present between the residences of Mrs.
Robertson and Mrs. McDonald,
and the boys hope to extend it in
Inland Express Co.
Is now operating a full and efficient equipment
of Horse Stages and Sleighs
And all Cariboo points, including
Carrying Royal Mail,
Passengers and Express.
MAIL STA.GES 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.
Established 1836
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.
Lillooet Branch
A. B. GREIG,   Manager
Boots & Shoes.
Shoe Repairing
Agents for House of Hobberlin
the near future to Mrs. Barton's
It is with profound regret that
we have to state that the "Mad-
haddian" club is now non-existent. Ir, has gone, perhaps never
to return, but it has left its mark
in the memory of Clintonites.
The newly formed branch of
the Good Templars now numbers
fifteen members. A debating
club has been formed in connection with the society, and the inaugural debate was held in the
church on Easter Monday night.
The P.G.E. Railway Co. has a
party of surveyors  camped  in
Clinton who are surveying the
company's reserve to the north
of the townsite.   The exact object of this survey is not known,
whether it is for the purpose of
laying out a portion of the reserve
in town lots or whether it is in
preparation for the proposed divisional point or merely a rough
survey to see what sort of land
they own, is yet in doubt.    It is
stated by some that the present
party is surveying a large portion
of the ground directly adjoining
the town,  into town lots, which
are to be put on the market as
soon as possible.   If this is the
case,  Clinton   will   have a real
estate boom in the near future,
besides affording the town a good
advertisement,   as  the railway
company would doubtless advertise their lots far and near. What
with a government townsite, a
railway   townsite,   and  various
other townsites that will be very
shortly heard from, Clinton will
have a big boom.
Alex. Fraser has returned to
Clinton, having spent the winter
visiting his old home in Scotland.
Another man has met his death
in the railway camp at Kelly
Lake. He fell dead after leaving
the cook-house, after dinner. He
was an able-bodied man and apparently in good health.
Dave Wallace is getting his
"Clinton stud" ready for the
coming racing season. Several
of his racehorses are seen daily
exercising in the Clinton paddock
Mr. Wallace may take his horses
to Merritt for the races there.
Water Notice
Application for a Licence to take and
use and to store or pen back Water
will be made under the "Water Act"
of British Columbia, as follows:—
1. The name of the applicant is James
2. The address of the applicant is
Chimney Creek, 150-Mile House Post-
office, B. C.
3. The name of the stream is Chimney
Creek. The stream flows in a Northwesterly direction and empties into the
Fraser River 1-4 mile West of N. W.
corner of Lot 11, Cariboo District.
4. The water is to be diverted from
the stream on the North side, about 1-4
mile up stream from the East line of
Lot 10.
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: Lots
10, 11, 716, Cariboo District.
7. The quantity of water applied for
is as follows: 190 acre-feet per annum.
8. The quantity of water to be stored
is 190 acre-feet.
9. The reservoir site is located at
Lower Chimney Lake.
8. This notice was posted on the
ground on the 20th day of December,
9. A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the requirements of the "Water Act" will be
hied 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.
Alex. Lochore,
Rosebank Farm,
Lytton, B. C.
in splendid condition, cheap.
Govt, office, Lillooet.


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