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The Prospector May 2, 1913

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VOL. 2, NO. 25
LILLOOET,   B. C, FRIDAY, MAY 2, 1918.
District Has Big Future; Is
Not Poor Man's Country.
Says Mr. J. Hunt in Interview with
the Vancouver Sun.
"There is a hum of mining activity in the Lillooet district at
the present time. Properties
which, until the word of the Pacific Great Eastern building from
Vancouver to Fort George became
authoritive, could not be developed, have taken a new lease of life,
and the contact fissures of the
district which carry base ore, and
could not be opened up before
the advent of transportation with
any hope of immediate or quick
returns until transportation was
furnished, are now being systematically worked by the owners,
who know that as soon as transportation facilities are furnished,
their properties will be in a position to swell the rapidly growing
total of mine production in British Columbia.
"In this district the free milling ores of Cadwallader creek, a
tributary of the Bridge river,
have been producers for a long
time, but the refractory ores of
the district have been, up to the
present time, overlooked, except
that their locators have kept up
their annual work."
The speaker was Mr. J. Hunt,
a prospector of world wide experience who has confined his
attention for the past two years
to the Bridge river country. He
was addressing a reporter of the
Vancouver Sun. "From the main
Bridge river to the Whitewater,"
said Mr. Hunt, "covering a distance of 70 miles, there are seven
likely-looking properties being
developed at the present time,
while from McGillivray mountain
to Seaton lake, a distance of 24
miles, there are six or seven more
which are in the initial stage of
development, but which have the
ear-marks of producers.
Except for the Cadwallader
creek section, this district is by
no means a 'poorman's country.'
Without other exceptions, the
prospects must depend for their
development on capital supplied
by large companies, and there is
practically no use for small capital to become interested.
"Between the Whitewater and
Chilco lake are a number of properties which, although they lack
development, show good surface
values, principally in bornite copper, though in this district are
found large deposits of hematite
iron which must soon be considered a valuable asset to the province, especially if the projected
steel works now in contemplation
around Vancouver materialise.
With the ad vent of transportation
(Continued on page 6)
To Increase Development of Land.
Four Railways to Spend
$200,000,000 This Year.
For the purpose of admin- j able for settlement.   He will
istrating the waters of the i have   more   neighbors   and i ALL OF IT IN WESTERN CANADA.
Lillooet and Chilcoten districts in such a way as will
be conducive toward the best
development of the country,
the government has sent in
representatives of the Water
Rights branch of the Department of Lands to investigate
irrigation resources and old
water records.
In charge of the party,
Mr. J. F. Rowlands is now
in Lillooet. Assisting him
is Mr. F. J. Mason. Mr.
Rowlands states that the
purpose of his work is to
make a thorough investigation of the whole situation
and to prepare and submit
to Victoria such data as will
enable the department to
make a fair distribution of
the water for the benefit of
"We are here," said Mr.
Rowlands, "not to interfere
in any way whatever with
any rights or privileges which
persons   now   legitimately
possess, but to increase their
power and usefulness.    During the past years a tremendous number of records have
been issued.   Of these many
are   not   in use,  but   have
passed   into   the  hands of
speculators, who are thereby
i holding up the development
| of the district.    Every man
I holding a water record is required to make use of it in
order   that  the   maximum
[ good to the country may re-
; suit from the development of
' its lands.    This will not only
benefit the country at large;
but will materially assist the
! individual settler, in that it
will make more land avail-
more   public   conveniences, j
With   increased   population I Large ProportioB wil, be for Con.
more roads will be opened;      struction in British Co|umbia
more schools, post offices and
towns established.
Mr. Rowlands will leave
Lillooet in a few days, proceeding to Fountain creek.
From there he will cross the
Fraser and follow the west
bank to the Gang ranch. At
that point he will re-cross
the Fraser and proceed north
to the 150-Mile House, going-
back from there into the
Chilcoten country as far as
Alexis creek. Again crossing
the river the return journey
will be commenced by way of
the east bank, to Clinton;
thence through Pavilion back
to Lillooet.
Two or three seasons will
be required in which to complete the work. Operations
this year will be of a preliminary character, and will in
Over $200,000,000 will be spent
by four railway companies in
western Canada this year.
Sir Thomas Shaughnessy.president of the C.P.R., cables from
London: "Since my arrival in
England my attention has been
called to a recently-published
cable message to the effect thaL
the company contemplated an expenditure of $50,000,000 this year
in Canada in laying double tracks
and constructing branch lines,
besides putting a tunnel through
the Rocky Mountains. The report
can only refer to Western Canada,
for, as a matter of fact, our contemplated expenditure over the
whole system, during the near
future, will be more like $100,-
000,U00, exclusive of new rolling
stock. This will not involve another appeal to the London money
market for fresh capital, because
elude a more comprehensive
survey of the entire matter.. ,.
mi •      -n   •    i  j •     all   our financial   arrangements
This will include an enquiry ,        , ,        ,
•   .    .1 •■       *• i_   l      i-  ihave   been   made a   long  way
into the question of hydraulic   ,     .
power. ah"au
"In taking into consideration the matter of the legality of water rights, one thing
must be remembered. A:
water record does not belong
to an individual, but is issued
to a certain piece of land for
The  Canadian Northern  is to
spend $50,000, U00, this sum being
appropriated   as   follows:— Passenger engines,   41;'freight engines. 45; sleeping cars, 44; first-
class coaches, 44; tourist cars, 22;
second-class coaches, 44; dining
observation cars,   22;
22; mail cars,
22; box cars,
a certain specific purpose. It j fars'
cannot be sold or transferred,' ba*gage coaches'
neither can it be used for
any purpose, or upon other
lands, than is specified at
the time of issue. If not used
in accordance with these provisions, the right automatically lapses," added Mr. Rowlands.
Vancouver Hotelman Buys Property
in Newtown, Lillooet.
Arthur Noel, accompanied by
Frank Conroyd, former proprietor
of the Commercial Hotel, paid a
flying visit to Lillooet on Friday,
returning to Vancouver on Sunday morning.
Speaking with The Prospector,
Mr. Conroyd was enthusiastic regarding the charms and possibilities of Lillooet. He spent Saturday looking over the town and
surrounding district. As a result
of his investigations he purchased
two very desirable lots in Newtown, Lillooet, Merlin & Grimm's
Lillooet Prospector.
22;  express cars
The estimated expenditure of
the Grand Trunk Pacific will total
$35,000,000, as follows: -Locomotives, 40; freight engines, 30;
sleeping cars,35; first-class coaches, 35; second-class coaches, 35;
tourist coaches, 100: dining cars.
4), observation cars, 45; mail
coaches, 30; baggage cars, 30;
express cars, 30; box cars, about
To this must be added the large
Says the Ashcroft Journal:
That little frontier newspaper,
the  Lillooet Prospector is under
new management, and we cannot sums to be spent on the construe-
but congratulate them upon the
appearance of the first issue. It
is very clean, newsy, and enthusiastic in its look-out for the district in which it is published. The
editorial control of the journal
will be in charge of Herbert
Boothman, formerly of the Vancouver Sun.
tion of the Pacific Great Eastern
Fatality at Ashcroft.
Mr. Cran at Bella Coola.
While attempting to arrest the
progress of a moving freight car,
Conductor F. Hooker, of Vancouver, was instantly killed in the
C.P.R. freight yard at Ashcroft,
on Saturday last.
During   the    switching   of a
Wo Hing has purchased the
restaurant of Lok Fung and will
continue the business.
Mr. H. Murk left for Vancouver on Wednesday on a business
trip. He will return in two weeks.
I freight train, three cars on an
Mr. J. N. Cran, until recently | adjacent siding began to move,
manager of the Lillooet branch anci fouled the freight train at
of the Bank of British North!the points. It was in climbing
America, has been transferred to' up the side of one of the moving-
Bella Coola. In that town Mr. j j»™ in, <*&* .to aPPjy the, ha"d
„ . .   .       ,  ,,. ,      brake that Hooker met his death.
Cran was deputed to establish a being caught hetween the cars
branch,  which has already  be- and crushed.    Deceased leaves a
come an undoubted success. wife and five children. THE   PROSPECTOR
Published to promote the Welfare
of the Lillooet District.
ManaKhiE Editor.
MAY 2, 1913.
Phenomenal success has
attended the Vancouver
Chamber of Mines since its
inauguration a year ago. In
twelve months it has outgrown two homes and has
now removed into large and
imposing quarters on Granville street. In its sphere of
practical usefulness toward
the development of British
Columbian mining, the institution has also agressively
extended the scope of its
operations. Upon all sides
of this old globe has been
spread the message of British Columbia's store of met-
allurgic treasure; the possibilities of profit in its development and the accompanying
extension of allied industries.
During the one year of the
chamber's existence, thousands of visitors have inspected the display of minerals
displayed from the various
parts of the province, and
have received reliable and
practical information, such
as could be furnished by no
other existing organization.
We were present at the organization meeting of the
chamber last year, or, as it
was then called, the Vancouver Mining Club. The
club was formed with two
objects: to promote the legitimate mining industry of
British Columbia, and to prevent "wild-catting" and the
flotation of spurious properties. The organization was
designed as a clearing-house
of information; as a crucible
through which mining promotions might be made^ to
pass by those contemplating
investment. It was felt by
the promoters, most of whom
were practical mining men
of high repute, that by such
means might be removed any
doubt that may exist regarding the legitimacy and profit
of mining, and that by its
influence the storehouses of
the mountains might be more
agressively explored and exploited, to the benefit of men
and the country alike.
What share has Lillooet in
this work? As one of the
leading and richest mining
sections of the province this
district, embracing, as it
does, the Bridge river territory, cannot afford to remain
unrepresented. The few isolated specimens of ore now
on display are detrimental to
our interests, as they give
the visitor the impression
that they are representative
of our resources. Special accommodation has been pro
vided at the new quarters for small, and few in number,
district displays. These are! but are described by the sur-
being rapidly taken up. Steps |vey as "continuous and per-
should at once be taken to j sistent." Mr. Bateman,who
reserve an advantageous po- [ last season made a prelimin-
sition on which to stage a;ary survey of the Bridge
carefully selected and thor- river  section, reports  "the
oughly comprehensive exhibit of the mineral wealth
of Lillooet and Bridge river.
Who will undertake the
work? Here a difficulty arises,
in that Lillooet has no organized public body, whose duty
it would be to take the matter into consideration. If the
town were incorporated, sim-
liar undertakings could be
taken in hand by the city
council. Failing this, a live
Board of Trade could do
valuable service along such
However, let not the interests of Lillooet be enshrouded in a garment of lethargy
gold content is sufficiently
high to justify mining and
extraction of the ore on a
commercial basis." This will
justify prospectors and   in
foot per second, of water out of
an unnamed spring which flows
in a northerly direction through
P. R. 1837, and sinks into ground
on P. R. 1837, The water will
be diverted at or close to P. R.
1837, and will be used for irrigation purposes on the land described as P. R. 1837.
This notice was posted on the
ground on the 28th day of April,
i913.     The   application  will be
vestors  in giving attention! filed in the office of the Water
to the section.—Record.
For a Licence to Take and Use Water
NOTICE is hereby given that
Louis Santini of Lillooet, rancher,
will apply for a licence to take
and use two cubic feet per second,
of water out of Fountain Creek,
which  flows in a North-westerly
direction through Crown land and
and forgotten.  Secure space,  Fountain  Indian Reserve No. 1,
gather an exhibit and share!and empties into Fraser  river
in  the  snlpndid advprrisino-lnear fountain IndianReserveNo.
in me _ spienam aavemsmg L   The water wiU be diverted
now being promoted by the at about three miles from Eraser
VancouverChamber of Mines, river, and will be used for irrigation purposes on the land described as P. R. 1763.
This notice was posted on the
ground on the 18th day of April,
1913.     The  application  will be
Recorder at Clinton.
Objections may be filed with
with the said Water Recorder or
with the Comptroller of Water
Rights,    Parliament   Buildings,
Victoria, B. C.
Wm. Abercrombie Kettlys,
May 1,1913. Applicant.
For a Licence to Store or Pen
Back Water.
The Prospector.
A correspondent of one of
our esteemed contemporaries ,!filed^^the^ officeof the Water
complains that for various
reasons the prospector in his
section of the West, east of
the Rocky Mountains, is becoming an almost extinct
species.    The fact that his
Recorder at Clinton
Objections may be filed with
the said Water Recorder or with
the Comptroller of Water Rights.
Parliament Buildings,   Victoria,
state has been so thoroughly Mav j  1913 op lcan '
gone over and that but little j —-—: '■	
interest is   taken in  "gold
quartz" mining are the prin-
NOTICE is hereby given that
Louis Santini of Lillooet, rancher,
will apply for a licence to store
or pen back two cubic feet per
second, acre-feet of water from
Fountain creek, a stream flowing
in a North-westerly direction and
emptying into Fraser river near
Fountain Reserve No. 1. The
water will be stored in a reservoir
of 100 cubic feet capacity, to be
built at the point of diversion,
and will be used for irrigation
purposes, under a notice of application for a licence to take and
use water, posted herewith, on
the land described as P. R. 1763.
This notice was posted on the
ground on the 18th day of April,
1913. The application will be
filed in the office of the Water
Recorder at Clinton.
Objections  may be filed  with
said Water Recorder or with the
Water Rights,
The Leading Specialty of the
cipal reasons given for this j For a Licence to Take and Use Water
phenomenon. .,        ..  ,, ,.. , .
On this coast the contrary |   NOTICE is hereby given that femenT Buldi^vSS
is rather the case; the oppor-1 William Abercrombie Kettlys, of | B   q
tunities of   Alaska,   British Lillooet, rancher, will apply for a LOUIS SANTINI,
Columbia, Washington,  and \ licence to take and use one cubic | May 1, 1913. Applicant.
Oregon  are   being appreciated as never before,  and;
railways and other means of >
communication are nowbeing i
rapidly developed  with the'
idea   of opening up to ex- j
ploitation the   resources of;
the country, mineral as well
as others, and in some cases:
mineral   exclusively.     The
prospector is fully alive to
this,  and it is a dull week!
that the mail or cable does j
not bring us the news of a i
find of some sort in this re-j
gion that is well authenti- j
cated and of a permanent,
character.     Whatever may l
be the case further east, on
the Pacific slope the prospec-;
tor is decidedly in evidence
and has a broadening field j
opening before him.—Mining;
Geological Survey.
The work of the Geological
Survey of Canada in the Lillooet District during the last
two seasons has proved encouraging for the development of that section from a
gold mining point of view.
The transportation problem
will be solved by the construction of the Pacific Great
Eastern railway. The mineral veins are reported to be
We spare neither time nor money in procuring what
we consider the best Roses in the world.
Our stock comes from the greatest rose specialists of
England, Scotland, Ireland and Holland.
these reasons our ROSES are FAMED.
Visit our Nurseries at Royal (on Eburne Branch
B. C. E. Railway) and inspect our stocks. There
you will see Hollies by the thousands, Ornamental and Flowering Shrubs, Shade Trees,
Rhododendrons,  Fruit Trees in Great Variety.
Then we have all the old garden floral favorites by the
tens of thousands: Forget-Me-Nots, Coreopsis,
Daisies, Gaillardias, Cowslips, Carnations, Auri-
culus, Campanula, Primroses, Columbine, Pinks,
Arabis, Etc., Etc., in endless variety.
PANSIES are a leading feature this year. We have a very
special, unequaled strain. Our stock of Hardy Herbaceous,
Alpine and Rock Plants is the most complete in Canada. See
our special offers of collections of Ornamental and FRUIT
TREES, for beautifying your homesites, at $15, $30, and $00.
THE ROYAL NURSERIES, Ltd., Vancouver, B. C.
Head Office, Suite 710 Dominion Building.  207 Hastings, W.
Phone - Seymour 5550.
Nurseries and Greenhouses at ROYAL,   Kerrisdale P. 0.
Phone    Eburne 43.
Store -2410 Granville St. Phone-Bayview   1920. THE   PROSPECTOR
Daring of Prospector and Advent of
Railway Will Uncover Wealth.
There is not the slightest doubt,
according to statistics, that legitimate mining pays. One leading
financial journal claims that there
is a profit of three hundred per
cent, on mining companies. New
inventions have made it possible
to extract millions of dollars from
waste heaps of ore that heretofore have been considered worthless, and the best engineers in
the world are strenuously and intelligently studying more economical methods of handling the
Railroads are hastening the
construction of their lines into
the mining camps, and are materially assisting the development
of this great industry. Names
and successes of thousands of
men might be quoted to prove
that mining is by no means a
failure, but one of the most lucrative of the natural industries of
the world. Argument after argument might be advanced to prove
that the mining industry is legitimate, honorable, safe and profitable. It is the standard of all
values and worth its full price in
gold per ounce in every country
of the world.
Old Mother Earth has, secreted
within her depths, thousands and
thousands of undiscovered mines
which the prospector, with indomitable zeal and energy, is
attempting to wrest from those
secret hiding places.
Gold is to be found in many
forms. In nuggets, in rich pockets, in placer diggings, in fissure
veins and in invisible forms in
vulcanised shale. Taking these
facts into consideration, it naturally goes to show that prospecting can be made a profitable vocation. But, to do this, capital
must be provided, hardships must
be endured and brains and ability,
Rich Strike Made in Ancient Channel
on Lightning Creek.
Lightning Creek, Cariboo district, which yielded millions of
gold in the sixties, is soon likely
to be the scene of extensive mining operations. W. M. Ogden.of
Stanley, B. C, owns a group of
claims on the creek which he
bonded to Mackenzie Urquhart,
of Vancouver, a year ago, and on
which, it is understood, an important strike was made a few
days ago.
The outlook for the production
of a large quantity of placer gold
is regarded as very encouraging.
Exploratory work carried on continuously since last June has led
to the discovery of an ancient
channel covered over by erosion
of the mountains during the
course of ages. This channel has
been drifted on as well as tested
at various points by shafts sunk
from the surface, and gold was
found everywhere.
patience and persistence, must
be owned by the men who use
their strength and risk their lives
to find out these secrets which
Mother Earth has for so long
kept hidden.
Miles and miles of unexplored
country are waiting for their
hidden stores to be uncovered by
the intrepid prospector. The
prospector is the forerunner of
all advancement in a new country. It is through his energy
and push that villages, towns,
cities and railroads are brought
into existence. The Lillooet and
Chilcoten country has already
shown that values in large amounts are to be found in the
mines that are sufficiently developed to show their legitimacy
and profitableness. There is no
doubt that in the near future the
Chilcoten and Lillooet countries!
will prove themselves to be well
worthy of being considered one
of the richest mineral zones in
in the province.
Now   that  the  Pacific Great
Eastern railway   is   under construction through these sections,
transportation difficulties will be
overcome, mills will be brought
into the country and placed into
I commission new roads built into!
j its inner recesses,  and villages
| and towns will arise in a day as
' though  touched   with   a   fairy
Then will the prospector come
i into his own, and general prosperity   will  ensue.     The landscape which  for centuries   has
i been a wilderness of mountains,
| valleys and streams, will be transformed   into a land of smiling
farms and paying mines, from
which will spring flourishing villages and cities.    All of this will
be due to the indomitable perseverance and skill of the hardy
son of the mountain—the prospector.
A. S. Vaughan Elected President oi
Quesnel Board of Trade.
I A. S. Vaughan has been elected
! President of the Quesnel Board
I of Tx'ade, other officers being:—
Vice-President, J. A. Fraser.
Secretary, J. G. Hutchcroft.
Treasurer, J. F. Brady.
Council—Officers, and Messrs.
Allison, Anderson, Davie, Ewing,
Hilborn, Smith, Stott and Yor-
The board has adopted the following resolution and will forward it to the proper authorities:
"That the Board of Trade petition the proper authorities to
create a pound district which will
embrace the townsite of Quesnel
and Lot 385, and that this Board
will guarantee the expenses in
connection therewith."
Treasurer J. Brady's yearly report showed total receipts of
$387.96, and an expenditure of
$376.87, leaving a balance on
hand of $11.09, The liabilities
are approximately $110.72, with
assets of $175.
I hereby announce that having
purchased the business of Lok
Fung, I will not be responsible
for any debts incurred bv Lok
Fung.        (Signed)   WO HING. I
Contractor and Builder
Contracts and Estimates Prepared.
General Merchant
Forwarding Agent
Ship Goods to Lillooet in my Care
Prompt   Attention   Guaranteed
LYTTON        ....
B. C,
Hotel Victoria
Fifty-five well-furnished rooms. Hot and cold baths
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.
Established 1836 Her d ( fi'ce M< r.trcal
Savings Department
Accounts opened for sums of $1 and upward.
Current Accounts
Issue cheques and have paid cheques
returned to you for receipts.
Made in all parts of the world.
Travelers Cheques
B      Issued payable anywhere.
General Banking Business Conducted.
J.   M.   Mackinnon,
Lillood Ranches and Fruit Lands a Specialty.
Correspondence Solicited.
Suite 5 Williams Bldg. 413 Granville St.,
Timber Lands. Ranch Lands.        Coast Lands and Real Estate. THE PROSPECTOR
Water Notice
For a Licence to take and
use Water.
NOTICE is hereby given that
Clinton H. Brigman, of Lillooet,
will apply for a licence to take
and use 10 miners' inches of
water out of a spring which
flows in an easterly direction
through Lots 292 and 3096 and
empties ir to Fraser River near
Lots 292 and 3096. The water
will be diverted at source and
will be used for irrigation purposes on the land described as
Lot 3096.
This notice was posted on the
ground on the 13th day of April,
1913. The application 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 Building, Victoria, BC.
By E. L. Boultbee, Agent.
April 15th, 1913.
Water Notice
For a Licence to take and
use Water.
Notice is hereby given that
C. J. Payne, of Clinton, Lillooet
District, will apply for a licence
to take and use 150 inches of
water out of Kelly Lake Creek,
which flows in a westerly direction through Cut-off Valley and
empties into Fraser River, near
Big Slide.
The water will be diverted at
Valley Lake, and will be used for
irrigation purposes on the land
described as Lots 270, 271, 272,
273, 274.
This notice was posted on the
ground on the 26th day of Feb.,
1913. The application will
be filed in the office of the Water
Recorder at Clinton.
Objections may be filed with
the said Water Recorder or with
the Comptroller of Water Rights,
Parliament Buildings,   Victoria,
R   P
April 15th, 1913.
One team of grey horses-
gelding and mare—weight about
fourteen hundred pounds each—
guaranteed true to pull, for immediate sale. Will take $350.
Apply to
Half-way House, Lytton Road.
For prompt and efficient
freight service see Charles
McCaffery, Lilooet,     B. C.
Cancellation of Reserve.
NOTICE is hereby given that
the reserve existing upon Crown
lands in the Cariboo and Cassiar I
Districts  by reason of a notice, j
bearing date September 12,1907, i
and published in the British Columbia Gazette on September 12,
1907, as well as the reserve existing upon Crown lands within the
Land Recording Districts of Cariboo and Lillooet and the Kamloops Division of Yale Land Recording District by reason of a
notice, bearing date April 3, 1911,
and published in the British Columbia Gazette on April 6, 1911,
is cancelled in so far as the same j
affect  the acquisition of lands |
under the provisions of the "Coal
and Petroleum Act."
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B. C, April 14, 1913.
Mineral Act, 1896,
Form F
Certificate of Improvements
Success mineral claim situate
in the Lillooet mining division of
Lillooet district.
Where located; Cadwallader
Take notice that we, LeRoy
Ledgerwood andAlbert Williams,
Free Miner's Certificate No.
41618b and 41616b, intend, sixty
days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a
Certificate of Improvements, for
the purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant of the above claim.
And further take   notice  that I
action, under section 37, must be
commenced before the issuance
of such Certificate of  Improvements.
Dated this 6th day of March,
1913. LeRoy Ledgerwocd    i
Albert Williams
For the
Read The
Lillooet to Lytton
Experienced Driver.
Reasonable Charges.
Lillooet's Big Department Store.
We Handle everything you need.    Carry a large
Stock.     Sell as cheap as anyone in all lines
and for less in some. We are always prepared
t o meet all prices.
We lead in Men's
clothing and have just
received several large
shipments of Suits,
Shirts, Shoes, Underwear, Etc.
Men's Shirt's from
50c to $4.50.
Suits from $12 to $22
1000 pairs of ladies and
men's shoes, latest
styles, in black and
tan, button and lace,
also fine line of heavy
A dozen new lines in
Jspring hats.
Remember we also carry the most complete
line in town of hardware
Na-Dru-Co. drugs, stationery, dry goods, groceries, saddlery, cutlery
and furniture.
We are agents for kodaks, phonographs, Sher-
win Williams' paints,
Singer sewing machines,
wood pipe, Robin Hoed
Our New Store Just Completed
Terms, Cash
Ease and Comfort
Speed and Safety
— Lytton to Lillooet by =
Inquire of A.   G. REBAGLIATI at Lytton or at the
Listings of Lillooet Farm Lands and Town Property   "
If you have property for sale we can find you a buyer
We write fire life and accident insurance.   Ask us
for our rates.   They can't be beat.
Let us attend to your conveyencing.    Notary Public always on hand.
Boultbee,    Jacks   and Cruickshank
Exclusive agents for the Lillooet Townsite Addition, THE   PROSPECTOR
W. Haylmore, District Forester,
has been busy the last few days
getting the forest protection part
of the service into working order.
The reorganization of the Fire
Patrol divides the Lillooet district
into eight districts,each in charge
of a district warden, who is responsible for his district, under a
ranger. As the dangerous season
advances, temporary guards will
be appointed where necessary.
The public is warned that after
May 1st, a fire permit is necessary before burning any brush,
slashing, or forest debris. To
correct a general impression, these
fire permits are free, and always
obtainable from respective fire
wardens when safe to issue.
Applications for purchase of
timber in the Lillooet district
must be made to the District
Forester, also, hand-loggers licences. All revenue, except timber licence funds, can be paid into the Lillooet office, where all
necessary forms may be obtained.
For a Licence to Take and Use Water
NOTICE is hereby given that
Pacific Great Eastern Development Co., of Vancouver, B. C,
will apply for a licence to take
and use 50 cubic feet per second,
of water out of One Mile Creek,
which flows in an Easterly direction through Lillooet District and
empties into Lillooet river, near
Lot 204, Lillooet District. The
water will be diverted at near
West boundary of Lot 203, Lillooet district, and will be used for
municipal irrigation, industrial
and power purposes on the land
described as southerly portion of
Pemberton Meadows.
This notice was posted on the
ground on the 18th day of April,
1913. The application 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.
Pacific Great Eastern
Development Co.
By W. S. DORAN, Agent.
May 1, 1913.
All the Fun of the Fair.
—AND —
Good Place to
Spend an Evening
Pioneer Watchmaker
and Jeweler
318 Cambie St.      Vancouver, B.C.
Orders by Mail Attended to.
Fine Watch Repairing  a Spcialty
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
Livery and
Feed Stable
Horses and Rigs for Hire
Light and Heavy Draying
Express Delivery.
Emmet   Darcy
Bus Meets all Regular Boats
at SeatonLake
Lillooet   -   B. C.
Outfitter for Prospectors, Trappers,
Miners, Ranchers,
Etc. Our goods are
the best and prices
are right
Chinese Goods
Notary Public
Lillooet   -   -    B. C.
Lands,  Mines, Insurance and
Mining Affairs in all Branches
specialty.    Farms,   Fruitlands   and
Residential Properties for Sale
P' D. HOOTH, B. SC. B. C. L. S.
Booth & Downton
1011-1014  Rogers Building
Phone Seymour 1544
Vancouver  and Lillooet   B. C
Samuel Gibbs,
Lillooet Representative'
Clothing, Boots,
Underwear, Haberdashery.
Agents for House of Hobberlin Tailoring Co.
Store near Seton Lake
General Merchant
Large Assortment of Goods Always on Hand
Dry Goods, Groceries,   Hardware,
Boots and Shoes, Clothing,
Miner's Supplies
=====      Outfitter for Camp or Trail   =====
EGULAR Trips up Seton Lake every
Convenient for all passengers to Mission,
Bridge River, Short Portage, Anderson Lake,
MaGillvray Creek and the Pemberton country
Leaves, 8.00 a. m.    Arrives at Mission, 10 a. m.     Arrives
Short Portage, 11 o'clock
Retiming Leaves Short Portage, 12 p. m.     Leaves Mission
12:45 p. m.    Arrives, 3:00 p. m.
W.   J.   Abercrombie,   Proprietor
A First-CIass Table.
New Lillooet Townsite!
Very large lots at very small prices
If youwish to purchase land in the Pemberton
Meadows, write us for our list of prices.
Merlin Grimm and Co.,
811 Rogers Building Vancouver, B. C.
Phenomenal Growth of Central Organization.
Valuable Advertising Throughout the
World During Past Year.
Around the Town.
New quarters have been secured by the Vancouver Chamber^of
Mines in the Fee building, Granville street.
The new headquarters occupy
the whole of the upper floor, the
whole floor having been remodelled for its present purpose. The
accommodation provided includes
a fine, well-lighted exhibition
hall, with a floor space of 1200
square feet, a lecture hall capable of seating at least 125 persons, a library and writing room
and a secretary's office.
The exhibition hall is being
furnished with massive glazed
oak display cases and wall cabinets, and for large specimens a
three-tier stepped platform has
been erected along two walls of
the room. It is destined to give
each mining district of the province a separate and distinctive
display of the minerals found
therein, and to make this district
exhibit as comprehensive as possible in each case.
The chamber possesses a fine
collection of minerals, and these
will be set up in a fe^TT days'
time, and will be added to as the
promised new specimens come
in from the various mining centres. It is intended that the
mineral exhibit when completed,
shall be the finest, best and most
comprehensive in Canada, and
to this end the board of trade,
mining clubs and citizens' associations in the various mining
districts are being asked to cooperate with the chamber in securing the best possible collection
from each district.
In this way it is hoped that by
the time the International Geological congress visits in September next, the chamber of mines
may show the congress such an
example of the mineral wealth of
the mineral province of the Dominion, as shall eclipse anything
of the kind they will have previously seen on their tour through
The annual subscription has
been fixed at the low figure of
five dollars; and it is hoped that
the increased facilities now available will lead to a large increase
in membership.
Tale of a Cart.
H. J. Keary, Larry Keary, W.
J. Abercrombie, Moses Foster,
and witnesses, have returned
from Ashcroft, where they were
involved in litigation over the
ownership of a cart. Mr. Foster
claimed the vehicle as the part of
purchase of a ranch and effects
from Keary. Abercrombie also
claimed ownership. Judge Calder
gave decision for Foster, ordering
him, however, to pay $50 for the
cart and costs for all parties,
which will amount to a considerable sum. Apparently "honors
are easy."
Twelve Million Young Salmon Turned
Loose at Seaton Lake.
Twelve million young salmon
have been turned loose this season
at the Seaton Lake hatchery. Of
these one and a half million were
spring salmon and the remainder
were sockeyes. Operations for
this year are now completed, and
the force, under Supt. Ledger-
wood, is busily engaged fixing
up the gardens and grounds.
Supt. Ledgerwood has also recently finished construction of a
fish ladder at Fraser River Falls,
above Bridge river. The ladder
consists of a cut and a series of
pot holes along the falls. Its purpose is to allow the fish to pass
up the rapids at medium and low
To inspect this work Mr. John
P. Babcock, assistant to the
fishery commissioner, was in Lillooet a few days ago.
Construction to Commence
in a Few Days.
White Gloves Due—No Cases in
Police Court in Two Weeks.
What has caused the wave of
ultra orderliness in Lillooet? Citizens say they are always good if
"let alone," and that no "bad
men" have been in town lately.
Parson thinks his discourses have
fell upon good ground and are
bearing fruit. Magistrate Saul
advances the opinion that his
much-criticised severe sentences
are having a beneficial effect.
Whatever the cause the fact
remains established that for two
weeks the local police court has
fallen into desuetude, there having been no cases to occupy the
attention of the bench.
Is there not a pair of white
gloves due to Magistrate Saul.
Tells of Lillooet.
(Continued from page 1)
and the loosening up of the money
market, the whole section of
which I have been speaking
should be the best mining district
north of Mexico."
Mr. Hunt expects that within
five years' time British Columbia
will be as far advanced in the
science of treating complex ores
as is Australia at the present.
The Broken Hill mine, as an example, is treating ore which carries silver, lead and zinc, and
which averages 27 shillings per
ton, at a figure which enables
them to pay one million pounds
sterling in dividends. Since mining is already the premier industry of the province, and the
available agricultural land is limited in extent, he figures that
mining, which offers an immense
field for labor at top wages, must
continue to hold the interest of
all people to whom the development of the province is of importance.
Have you anything to sell?
Do you desire to purchase?
For Sale or Wanted advertisements one dollar per month. Legal
Notices $7.50 for required series
of insertions.
System Should be in Operation by
First of September.
Construction   of   the   Lillooet
electric   light   plant, on   Dickie
creek, is expected to commence
I in two or three weeks.    "Juice"
should be available Sept. 1st.
For the purpose of commencing
; operations   Mr.   A.  R.   Eichler,
1 construction engineer of the Lillooet Light & Power Co., is now
| in town.    Mr. Eichler is signing
! contracts for the supply of current. To commence the operation
of the plant on a sound financial
basis,  contracts must be signed
for 300 lights.    Of this number
j over 200 have been secured, with
j as many more in abeyance. Stock
I in the company will also be sold
' locally.
The company is capitalised at
i $10,000. It has adequate water
| rights recorded on Dickie creek,
; three miles from Lillooet. At this
| point an alternating current gen-
| erator will be installed of 1200
j volts capacity. Allowing for leakage in transit, this will provide
! 1000 volts for actual service. In
| addition to lighting facilities good
i power will be provided for irri-
! gation and industrial purposes.
Charges will be made on the
j flat rate basis for residences and
j small buildings.     In hotels and
j stores meters will be installed.
Standing officers of the company
have not yet been permanently
elected.     This will be done at a
meeting of the stockholders to
be held  in Lillooet at an early
Rumor Was False.
J. Hunt arrived from Vancouver Thursday on a short business
W. G. Duguid is re-decorating
his residence, at the sawmill and
will shortly move in his family.
Just arrived at Phair's—Full
line of ladies' shoes, latest American styles.
Spring is here and general
cleaning-up operations have been
in force throughout the town. A
few spots yet require attention.
Delinquents get busy !
Camp outfits —All requisites for
the trail; camp chairs, cots, tents
and cooking utensils at Phair's
Departmental Store.
Two loving hearts were made
as one this week, when a pair of
Lillooet residents quietly sneaked
out of town for the purpose of
interviewing a coast parson.
Summer is coming. — Secure
screen doors, gardening and harvest tools at Phair's.
"Charlie" Copp, superintendent of ih} Coronation mines,
passed through Lillooet this week
en route to the coast, where he
has been called on business.
Mr. and Mrs. George Carson
returned to Lillooet from Alberta.
Thursday. From the prairie province Mr. Carson brought with
him two car loads of stall fed
cattle for the Lillooet market.
Extension of the Excelsior
hotel is proceeding satisfactorily.
Th^ new bedroom wing is in
commission and is well equipped.
The dining room will be finished
i in a few days. Re-arrangement
|of office, bar, etc., will then be
"No ground whatever for
rumor." Such is the authoritative
statement of Messrs. Merlin &
Grimm regarding the report current in town that the Vancouver
brokerage firm had sold their
townsite to the Pacific Great
Eastern Railway Co.
Enlarge Butcher Shop.
W.  J.  Abercrombie has purchased   from  Geo.   Brown   the
property on the south side of the
butcher shop. This will be constructed for  cold  storage pur-
' poses.   The   enlarged   premises
! will be of two stories 30x45 feet
j with concrete basement.   In the
; cold storage department provision will be made for  handling
! from 300 to 400 carcases of beef
at one time.
the store,
When the  ordinary  druggist  sees   a   man  come in
He calls his young assistant and sends him to the fore;
For men are mostly easy and he'll likely make the
But the female of the species isn't easy like the male.
When   a   dainty   little maiden rushes  in and grabs a seat,
And coyly tells the soda man it's up to him to treat;
The soda man smiles sweetly and passes out his best,
And the female of the species gets outside it with a zest.
When the daughter of the landlord,   a shy and  blushing
Calls on the druggist bachelor for the rent that's to be paid.
You can bet the foxy landlord is wise onto the game,
For the female of the species gets the rent for which she came.
When your clerk is hard at  work and his best girl happens in,
You naturally take his place and do it with agrin;
For the clerk must not be bothered by anything like work,
While his female of the species is there to smile and smirk.
When a woman tells you flatly she won't  take your liver pill?.
And insists on taking something advertised to cure all ills;
You quickly give her what she wants, with most engaging smiles,
For that female of the species will come back and ask for Nyal's.
When your wife has set her mind on a fancy feathered hat,
It's as well to give it quickly, like a cheerful diplomat;
For money's easy when you sell the goods that stand the test,
And the female of the species knows  that Nyal's are  the  best.
Nyal Goods are sold only at the PIONEER DRUGSTORE.
Prompt attention to Mail Orders.
Lillooet, B. C. CLARKE* CO.


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