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V0L.2, NO. 37
LILLOOET,   B. C, FfiltUY, JULY 25, 1913.
$2 PER YEAR
PHONE IN ONE MONTH.
Immediate Construction of
Lytton-Lillooet line.
MATERIAL TO BE RUSHED IN.
S. A. Nacfarlane Die Here Next
Week to Start Work.
Following on the suggestion
made in the Prospector that construction of the Lillooet-Lytton
telephone line should be undertaken at an early date, telegraphic advices have been received
from Mr. S. A. Macfarlane that
the work is to be commenced by
the Dominion Government. •
Mr. Macfarlane informs this
journal that he will be in Lillooet
next week for the purpose of
starting the work, and that material will be rushed in with all
possible expedition. Unless un-
forseen difficulties arise, the line
should be in operation in about
one month.
That this service will be of immense value to merchants and
residents in each town, as well
as to intervening ranchers, can
be readily understood. For many
years its need has been keenly
felt, and efforts have been made
-to secure 14i eatoJiliahmjak* -
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Indian Catches Beaver in Net en
Fraser River.
A unique capture of a beaver
on the Lytton road on Friday
morning was related to the Prospector by Arthur Martley. An
Indian started from his home at
the 30-mile, at 5 a. m., storting
down the river, fishing for salmon with a hand-net He quickly
caught a couple of the fish, when
he saw a beaver approaching. The
little animal swam towards the
net its meshes arousing its curiosity. Standing perfectly still
until the beaver waa in the net
the Indian effected the capture.
At 7 o'clock he was shoveling
gravel for the government, on
the Big Slide, at $8 a day.
Big Track-Ujiai Machine Not Work-
ing Teward UBoeet.
Grading of the P. G. E. from
Newport to Lillooet should be
completed by January next with
the exception of two or three
big cute. Such ia the opinion of
contractors. The big track-laying
machine ia now in full swing,
working out of Newport several
miles of steel being already laid
from that end. Gradingon Seaton and Anderson lakes is nearing
completion. Between Seaton lake
and Lillooet the work is in full
swing, whilenorth-east fromtown
D. A. Rankin has seven camps
established and is daily increasing
his gangs.
Mark Eagleson left on Tuesday
for a visit to the coaat.
Breaking Into Safe of Excelsior Hotel
Robber Gets $122.
An unknown robber effected
entrance to the office at the rear
of the Excelsior Hotel bar, on
Tuesday night, succeeded in
breaking into a small safe, and
stole $122. No clue has been discovered as to the identity of the
thief, although the police are at
work on the case. Indications
point to the burglary having been
committed by one well acquainted
with the house. Entrance was
gained from the rear of the build*
ing by way of the kitchen, and
through the dining room. A pass
key which turned the locks of the
intervening doors was found on
the rifled safe.
By some oversight the combination of the outer door of the safe
had been left set. The lock of
the inner door was turned by
means of a duplicate key. Some
silver, to the value of about $16,
was left undisturbed.
Splendid Crops Tfcroagh Pemberton
Meadows—Realty Activity.
Having leisurely walked through
Pemberton Meadows, from Newport, L. M. B. Falconbridge and
C. I. Neal arrived in Lillooet on
Saturday, The twopedeatriaaai*
report everything in perfect
shape through the Meadows.
Several realty deals at high
figures have been put through
this season, testifying to the
value of the land, especially from
an agricultural standpoint. Baker
recently sold ten acres of his
ranch at $600 an acre.
In all parts of the Meadows
the crops are looking exceptionally fine and give promise of wonderful harvests. The wagon road
is completed from Newport to
the head of Anderson lake, and
in fine Shape for freighting, all
railway supplies coming in that
way.      	
feme of LiBooet-Lytton Series
to be Played Sanday.
lillooet and Lytton will renew
rivalry on the baseball diamond
on Sunday. On the success of
this game hinges a thousand
dollar aide bet between Arthur
F. Noel of Lillooet, and J.J.
Farrell of Lytton.
A keen game is expected. Each
team has now one fame to its
credit in this year's series.
Lytton won the first game, while
Lillooet scored a decided victory
last Sunday, the score standing
18-3.
Cory Manning, an engineer on
one of the P. Welch boats on the
lakes, died of pneumonia and
tuberculosis, July 21. Death
took place at the company hosmV
tal on the Short Portage, where
deceased had for some weeks
been under the care of Dr. Taylor. Deoaaeed is survived by a
wife and four year old boy.
FATAL ROCKSLIDE.
Young Men Meets Death on
P. G. E. Construction..
ONLY IN COUNTRY SEVEN WEEKS.
Brother Has Narrow Escape From
Sharing Untimely Fate.
Struck by falling rock while at
work on P. G. E. construction at
Seaton lake, Joseph Howard, a
young Englishman, was instantly
killed on .Tuesday aftejrnoon.
Deceased only arrived in Canada
from Esson, England, seven
weeks ago. He had been working on the railroad six weeks.
Standing by his side when the
accident occurred, washis brother
James Howard. At the inquiry
held on Wednesday by Coroner
Phair, the bnojtjier stated that
about a ton of rock fell about
thirty feet from the mountain
side, striking Joseph on the head,
shoulders, and other parts of the
body, killing him instantaneously.
After being struck «fvunf ortun-
ate man uttered no word or cry.
No blame was attoched to any
person, the rock having given no
warning of danger,
lfc mourn the loss of a son in
fiMaend:.M tha^m*heJLand
mother of sdeeeaeed, who are
living in Yorkshire.
Grade
Per teat for tee
"I have been informed by the
chief engineer of the P. G. E.
that the engineers now
locating that line south of
George, preparatory to grading
work, have been instructed not
to make any locations calling for
a grade of over 1 per cent.,"
stated Mr. F. C. Gamble, chief
inspector of railways, in Vancouver, a few days ago. He returned the other day from an inspection of the Pacific Great Eastern
route between Anderson lake and
Quesnel. It is to this section
that his remark respecting a
grade of 1 per cent particularly
applies. Mr. Gamble went over
the route in company with Chief
Engineer CaUaghan of the P. G.
E. fie inapected the proposed
line on behalf of the Provincial
.Government
, "Great activity on the P. G. E.
is prevailing along Seaton and
Anderson lakes, and I am told
that mere are 1300 laborers in
the various grade construction
camps in that section," the Provincial engineer said today. "The
company has made a good start
grading on the east bank of the
Fraser river north of Lillooet.
While the Hne has not yet been
Itejy located for the entire
between Lillooet and
Quesnel. that stretch is being
rapidly covered by the surveying
parties who are running the final
lines."
definl
Dr. Sanson and Geo. Ward, of
Ashcroft, spent a few days in
town this week.
A visitor from a distant mining
camp this week was Alex. Dodds,
or Porcupine.
A. Ferguson, of Vancouver,
arrived in Lillooet this week and
went on to the Pioneer.
Thos. Walker, one of the owners of the Marconi group, on
Sucker creek, passed through
town on his way to the mine.
Mr. Walker came to Lillooet from
Minneapolis. His residence is in
Victoria.
Mr. and Mrs. Sanford S.Davis,
of Vancouver, were in town this
week.
Mrs. Stephen and daughter
left for Calgary last Saturday.
Miss Doris Costerton returned
to Vernon last Saturday after a
short stay with hergrandparents,
Mr. and Mrtu Gibbs.
Fred Wyeptt, an old-timer of
this district, is in town, coming
in from Hazleton.
E. Williams, of Pemberton,
took a trip to town over the week
end. •     •        .-,>'■'
James K. More, road superintendent, was in town Saturday.
With him waa A? Stewart, of
:Queane^..'..::;ji^fej^-.cL....^  *
Bathing has been the chief
pursuit in Lillooet during the past
few days, the cool waters of Seaton lake affording welcome relief
from the heat wave.
" ckson, a Finland
of heart disease on
inorning at one of D.A.
8 construction camps.
Farmer is on a two weeks'
business and pleasure trip to
Vancouver.
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John Macnamara, known as
''AustraiianTife'' is guilty of
the theft of T.I. Trapp's automobile on the morning of Sept.
16, 1911. Such was the verdict
of the jury at the Westminster
assizes, Tuesday, before Mr.
Justice Morrison.
RIFLE ASSOCIATION.
For the purpose of reorganization, a meeting of the Civilian
Rifle Association will be held in
the lobby of the Excelsior Hotel
on Saturday evening, 26th inst,
at 8 o'clock.
Water Notice.
FOR A LICENCE TO TAKE AMD
USE WATER.
NOTICE ii hereby given that Owen
R. Evans, of Moha, Lillooet District,
B. C, will apply for a licence to lake
and use one cubic foot of water out of
Four-mile creek, which flows in a westerly direction through Crown land and
P. R. 1680, and empties into North Fork
Of Bridge river, near P. R. 1680. The
water will be diverted at about one
mile from mouth, and will be used for
irrigation purposes on the land described as P. RYteeu.
This potice was posted on the ground
on the 17th day of July, 1918. The
application will be filed in the office of
tne Water Recoider at Clinton.
Objections may be filed with the said
Water Recorder or with the Comptroller
of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings,
Victoria, B. C.
OWEN R.. EVANS.
By Samuel Gibbs, Agei.t.
July 26. THE   PROSPECTOR
THE PROSPECTOR.
Published to promote the Welfare
of the Lillooet District.
ISSUED EVERY FRIDAY.
HERBERT    BOOTHMAN,
Manuring Editor.
JULY 25,1913.
SHOULD BE SENT HOME
From time to time in various newspapers have appeared comments on the injustice
and evil effects of the system
of turning loose discharged
prisoners without supplying
them with necessary means
to return to their homes.
A case which was heard a
few days ago in the Kamloops police court illustrates
clearly what has. long been
too obvious a defect in the
treatment of prisoners, and
also shows its local applica-.
tion. An Indian woman from
Lillooet on her discharge
from the provincial jail at
Kamloops, instead of being
sent back to her own reserve,
appears to have been merely
turned loose without help or
counsel, to sink or swim. She
has fallen quickly enough into the hands of the police
again, and thus has sunk
deeper into the mire of misfortune, and caused trouble
to the city authorities, expense to the people, and general unpleasantness.
This unjust treatment of
released prisoners has not
only been a subject of news-
Eaper and private comment,
ut grand juries in various
parts of the province have
expressed their views upon
the present practice. At the
last assizes field at Kamloops
the grand jury presented this
matter in very direct terms
to His Lordship Chief Justice
Hunter{ who concurred absolutely in the condemnation
passed and the need for
remedy suggested.
Immediate reform is urgently needed. Under the
present system, instead of
having a remedial effect, a
jail term too often becomes
but an apprenticeship to
crime, unless the prisoner is
properly cared for on discharge. 	
Chamber of Mines.
In a letter to the Prospector, Mr. F. S. Pilling,
secretary of the Vancouver
Chamber of Mines, writing
of the work of that institution, says:
"At the present time the
Lillooet district is very poorly
represented, and in view of
the visit of the International
Geological Congress which is
now assembling in the east,
and is due in Vancouver on
the 27th Aug., we wish to
have as representative a collection of the minerals of the
province as can be got together.
"What we would like to see
done is that the Lillooet people should take a leaf out of
the book of the Stewart folk.
In that city the citizens
banded themselves into an
organization entitled Stewart
Citizens' Association, and
they collected from the various mines in the Portland
Canal district representative
ores, packed and shipped
them to us entirely free of
charge This was made possible by the co-operation of
the owners of the properties,
the transfer companies who
brought them into the city
of Stewart and there packed
them and. delivered tnem to
the steamship company, and
the citizens who put up the
necessary freight charges.
"The result is that the
Chamber of Mines has reserved the whole of one bio-
show case for the Portland
Canal specimens, and a very
fine collection they make.
The case contains specimens
from sixty-five different properties in that district.
"Now, if the Vancouver
Chamber of Mines is prepared to provide exhibition cases
free of charge (they cost us
upwards of sixty dollars
apiece), and is also prepared
to pay a heavy rent for the
exhibition rooms and provide
the necessary organization
to look after the exhibit and
world-wide enquiries, it does
not seem to me to be too
much to ask of the mining
community that they shall
furnish representative specimens from each mining district and deliver them to us
free of charge. For, the income of this organization is
derived solely from membership dues of five dollars per
annum, and from donations
made by the people of Vancouver and district, and we
simply cannot afford to bear
the whole cost of a work
which is being done solely in
the interests of the mining
industry of the province.
"As instances of the good
work we are doing, we recently received a visit from
Sir Richard McBride, Premier and Minister of Mines,
who, after investigation of
our work, expressed himself
astonished and impressed
with what we are doing.
Another instance was that of
the director of a large English firm of steel makers,
who, whilst visiting the local
branch of the house, covered
a good deal of the province,
and constantly found evidences of the good work we
are doing; so much so, that
he sent us a donation of $60.
"And I may add that, although we do nothing in the
way of listing properties for
sale, and do nothing of a
brokerage nature, we have
evidence that if preliminary
investigations are supported,
at least three big firms of
manufacturers using some of
the earths and mineral products of the province are
likely to establish in British
[Columbia,   local plants for
the manufacture of their products, at an estimated aggregate cost of $2,600,000. If
this and other schemes go
through all right, as there is
every indication of being the
case, the credit will be solely
due to the activities of the
Chamber of Mines, and in
particular to the persistence
with which it was followed
up, or dug out the necessary
information for the parties
making the enquiry, and provided them with all that they
have asked for.
"It is now up to Lillooet
to show us that they mean
to do something."
WATER NOTICE.
For a licence to Store or Pen
Back Water.
—♦—
NOTICE is hereby given that Henry
Murk ef Lillooet, B. C., will apply for
a licence to store or pen back 30 acre-
feet of water per annum, of three small
springs flowing in a northerly direction
and emptying into the ground near
Cayoosh Indian Reserve No. 1. The
water will be stored in a reservoir of
SO acre-feet capacity, built or to be
built at or near the S. E. corner of P.R.
1964, and will be used for irrigation and
domestic purposes as authorized unaer
a notice of application for a licence to
take and use water, posted herewith,
on the land described as P. R. 11*54 in
the Lillooet District, B. C.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the l»tn aay of June, M3. The application will oe tilea in the office of tne
Water Recorder at Clinton. B.C.
Objections may be nied with the said
Comptroller of. Water Rights, Parliament mmaings, Victoria, a. C.
HbMRi MURK,
Applicant.
July 24, 1913.
LAND ACT.
Clinton   Land District, Lillooet
District
TAKE NOTICE that Joseph Zotique
Lajoie, of Vancouver, occupation miner
and promoter, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted at the
?Western,   three hundred feet East of
ost No. 1 of the Vancouver Mineral
claim at the North end of Lajoie, B. C.
Thence North-west 92 chains; thence
East 66 chains; thence South-west 92
chains; thence West 22 chains to the
point of commencement, and containing
four hundred acres, more or less.
Joseph zotique Lajoie,
Applicant.
June 30, 1913.
Land Registry Act.
Re Lot 162, Group 1, Lillooet District
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I
shall, at the expiration of one month
from the date of the first publication
hereof, issue a Certificate of Indefeasible Title in the name of "Lillooet Farm
Lands Development Company, Ltd.,"
unless in the meantime valid objection
is made to me in writing. The holder
of the following documents of the said
Lots, viz: Crown Grant Dated March
2, 1891, to Archibald McDonald; Deed
Dated November 28, 1891, Archibald
McDonald to the Lillooet Hydraulic
Mining Company (Limited Liability) is
required to deliver the same to me
forthwith.
Dated at the Land Registry Office,
Kamloops, B. C, this 30th day of May,
A. D. 1913.
P. H. DUNLAP,
June 20. District Registrar.
James T. Farmer.
C0NTRACT0R&BU1LDER
LILLOOET,   B. C.
ANW*fl*^M**»*¥^V*»!^V!»M^M^^*^**i
LULOOETS BIG STORE
C. A. PHAIR.
Groceries, Hardware, Dry Goods
Me^s Furnishings
Shoes, Crockery, Furniture, Linoleums,    Wp   ffftlmlP
Saddlery,  Miners' Supplies and Farm   _ _ .        .
Implements,   NA-DRU-CO.   DRUGS.    fcVCiythlllg !
CARRY LARGE STOCKS
IN ALL DEPARTMENTS.
We are agents for the best goods, as Eastman Kodaks and
Films, Edison Phonographs, Sherwin Williams' Paints, Singer
Sewing Machines, Wood Pipe, Robin Hood Flour.
We aim to make our prices the lowest the best goods can
be sold for, but are prepared to meet all fair competition.
BANK OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA
Established 1836 Head Office Montreal.
Savings Department
Accounts opened for sums of $1 and upward.
Current Accounts
Issue cheques and have paid cheques
returned to you for receipts.
Collections
Made in all parts of tl j world.
Travelers Cheques
 I      Issued payable anywhere,
General Banking Business Conducted.
J. N. CRAN, Manassr LILLOOET BRANCH
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n THE   PROSPECTOR
BUY B.C.PRODUCTS.
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Progress Club Initiates Important Project.
ENCOURAGE HOME PRODUCTION.
Have Too Long Favored Foreigners,
Says Commissioner Rowe.
Vancouver Progress Club is initiating a campaign to promote
arid foster a "Buy B. C. Products
Spirit." Speaking at a recent
conference of the club, Dr. Elliot
Rowe, commissioner of the club,
said:
"What is needed is to encourage a sentiment in favor of British Columbia products, both natural and manufactured. This need
not be looked on as narrow and
parochial, for it is not. A farmer
owning a farm who said 'I will
not till my soil. I would rather
buy my products from my neighbor,' would be considered a fit
subject for an asylum, but this
has been the attitude of the people of this province. The time
has come for the people of this
city to see the importance of
earning some money. Up to date
we have been making it more or
less easily but not earning it.
There will be no development in
the province until we take the
numerous raw materials here at
hand and turn them into finished
articles.
He went on to state that the
city would never be built up if
the only money that is staying in
this city is the profit that wholesalers make from the sale of outside goods..
Owing to a- number of causes,
principally high freight rates,
the manufacturers of Vancouver
could not ship to the East, and
CDnsequently had to rely upon the
home market, so that it behooved
all to use their goods, he continued. As a last suggestion the
speaker was emphatic in stating
that the Canadian Manufacturers'
Association was diametrically opposed to the British Columbia
manufacturer, and the sooner
that the latter cut away from the
eastern organization the better it
would be for manufacturing in
the province.
Dominion Government to Establish
Additional Experimental Farms.
As announcad by Hon. Martin
Burrell, minister of agriculture,
when he came to this province
from Ottawa last fall, the Dominion Government will establish experimental farms at a point between Hazleton and Fort George
aid also in the Okanagan. 'lo
assist in the work of such establishment, Mr. J. H. Grisdale,
director of Dominion Government experimental farms, has
arrived here. This week he will
visit Summerland, where the
Okanagan farm will be located on
from 100 to 150 acres of bench
land. He will be accompanied
by Mr. P. C. Elf red Smith. Mr.
Grisdale has on this trip completed an inspection of the government farm at Sydney, Vancouver
Island.
Ashcroft Supports Lillooet's Request
For Assisted Irrigation.
Following the appeal made by
Lillooet to the Provincial Agricultural Commission for assisted
irrigation of farming lands, evidence along similar lines was laid
before the Commission at its
sitting at Ashcroft last week.
The strongest point laid before
the commission was that of adequate irrigation for the thousands
of acres of arid land in the dry
belt. It was entirely out of the
scope of private farmers to cope
with a difficulty of this magnitude. The government should
take this in hand with a view to
constructing ditches and supplying water to settlers at nominal
cost.
Those who attended the meeting in an official way were: C. A.
Semlin, Cache Creek; M. Mac-
abee, Eight-mile creek; P. Parks,
Cache creek; G. N. Barclay,Ashcroft; W. Hammond, Basque; G.
A. Paull, Venables valley, and
W. C. Adam, Ashcroft.
One point raised by Mr. Barclay was to the effect that nothing had ever been done by the
government by way of experimental farming in the dry belt,
and that conditions that obtain
at Agassiz, where an experimental farm has been established,
cannot possibly be made to apply
through this district.
Vancouver Adopts Novel Method of
Financing Civic Works.
Vancouver City Council has
given notice of a bylaw for the
purpose of disposing of $100,000
worth of bonds at 90 cents on the
dollar "over the counter." The
bonds will be of $100 denom-
ation each, and bear interest at
the rate of 4 per cent. The object is, incidentally, of course, to
get the money, but is also designed to give small investors a
chance to buy. But the city has
not gone far enough is the opinion
of coast papers. In order to ensure success, it should, if possible, have made the denomination of these bonds very much
smaller, say $10 each, so that
anyone who has saved money
could take them up. The experiment of selling bonds locally
"over the counter" will be watched with a good deal of interest.
Water Notice
FOR A LICENCE TO TAKE AND
USE WATER.
NOTICE is hereby given that Henry
Murk, of Lillooet, b. C, horticulturist,
will apply for a licence to use 80 acre-
feet per annum of water out of three
small springs which flows in a northerly
direction tnrough P. R. 1964 and sink
into the ground near Cayoosh Indian
Reserve No. 1. The water will be diverted at its source, P. R. 1954, and
will be used for irrigation and domestic
Purposes on the lano described as P. R.
954, Lillooet District, B. C.
Tms notice was posted on the ground
on the 19th day of July, 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.
•    HENRY MURK,
July 24. Applicant.
Have you anything to sell?
Do you desire to purchase?
If so-ADVERTISE!
For Sale or Wanted advertisements one dollar per month. Legal
Notices $7.50 for required series
of insertions.
A*A**»V*>*A/V*S/WVW*W>A*V**¥W***|ii
BROPHY BROS.
Gents'
Furnishings.
I   I'
Boots & Shoes.
Shoe Repairing
Agents for House of Hobberlin
LILLOOET
Parlor!
Summer Delicacies.
Cool and Pleasant Accommodation
Fruit in all variety.
High-class range of
Chocolates, Candy,
Cigars and Tobacco.
Mrs. Nellie Dupras, - - Proprietor.
WO HINQ
GENERAL
MERCHANT
NEW STOCK OF
Summer Goods
FIRST-CLASS QUALITY.
REASONABLE  PRICES.
Groceries,
Hardware,
Clothing,
Footwear,
Dry Goods,
Camp Supplies,
Fancy Goods,
Notions.
Lillooet, 6. C.
International
Restaurant i
HIGH-CLASS MEALS
REASONABLE
RATES
CHARLIE CHOW,   Proprietor.
For prompt and efficient
freight service see Charles
McCaffery, Lillooet, B. C.
MINERAL ACT.
(Form F.)
Certificate of   Improvements
Notice of Application.
"Union Jack Fraction," "Corasand,"
"Great Fox,"  "Emmadale"
Mineral Claims.
Situate in the Lillooet Mining Division
of Lillooet District. Where located,
Cadwallader Creek. Lawful owners
Andrew Ferguson and Adolphus
Williams. Number of holders' Free
Miner's Certificates No. 71740B,
and No. 78015B.
TAKE NOTICE that Andrew Ferguson and Adolphus Williams, both of the
City of Vancouver, in the Province of
British Columbia, Free Miner's Certificate Nos. 71740B and 78015B, intend at
the end of sixty days from the date
hereof, to apply to the4Mining Recorder
for Certificates of Improvements for
the purpose of obtaining Crown Grants
of the above claims.
AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE
that action, under Section 86, must be
commenced before the issue of such
Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 6th day of June, A. D.
1913.
A. FERGUSON.
A. WILLIAMS.
For Sale.
ONE ABSOLUTELY NEW TWO-
Seated Mountain Democrat Spring
Wagon, with good strong brake, guaranteed to carry fifteen hundred pounds,
price One Hundred and Fifty Dollars.
Also, one new 10 oz. duck tent, (8x24,
with five-foot walls, price Fifty Dollars.
F. C. JONES,
Half-Way House, Lytton Road.
NOTICE.
THE  PARTNERSHIP EXISTING
between Jim Fot and Jim Yat Sow,
trading in the town of Lillooet, has this
day been dissolved by mutual consent,
and all debts and liabilities are assumed
by Jim Fot,  and will be .received and
paid by him.
Dated at Lillooet, B.C., May 23, 1913.
JIM FOT.
JING YAT SOW.
Witness: Samuel Gibbs,
Notary.
ESTRAYED HORSE.
A dark-bay horse, no brand,
ringboned, strayed on to my
ranch, on Fraser river, on or
about July 10. Unless claimed
within two weeks I will sell the
same to cover expenses...
Joseph Copeland.
July 17, 1913.
NEW LAUNDRY.
Wing On Wo informs the public
that his new laundry is now open
for business. He has secured the
services of some expert laundry-
men, and is now able to turn out
good work. Repairs to laundry
done free. Charges reasonable.
WING ON WO,
Lillooet. THE PROSPECTOR
WATER CONSERVATION
Observations Being Taken
for Dominion Commission
OLD RECORDS PRESENT DIFFICULTY
Arthur V. White in Charge of Several
Field Parties.
Lillooet Scores Decisive Victory Over
Lytton—Score 13-3.
The season's work in British
Columbia of the Dominion Commission on Conservation has just
been commenced. Mr. Arthur
V. White, chief engineer, Toronto, who directs the various
field parties engaged in investigating the provincial waterpower
resources, is in Vancouver.
He announced that two engineering parties were despatched
last week from Victoria to take
measurements of the flow of the
principal streams into the inlets
along the mainland coast between
Powell river and Prince Rupert.
They are making the trip in a
chartered launch which has been
equipped for a three months'
cruise. The other parties are at
Hazleton, outfitting for similar
work along the Skeena and Babine and Bulkeley rivers and tributary waters. An investigation
of water power resources on Vancouver Island is also being carried
on in co-operation with the water
branch of the provincial department of lands. Hon. W. R. Ross
the minister of that department,
having contributed financial assistance.
These measurements were first
started by the commission about
three years ago. In the preparation of the report dealing with
the water power resources of
British Columbia a considerable
amount of collateral information
has to be secured. This not only
will comprise an inventory of
these waterpowers, but a recapitulation of the laws and regulations relating to rights and privileges already granted by the
province for mining, irrigation
and other purposes. The work
is being done by Mr. White, who
is regarded as an authority on
hydroelectric subjects.
Respecting the legislative enactments of British Columbia relating to water powers, Mr.
White stated that no other province of the Dominion has so
complex water problems to cope
with as this province; while it is
true, he added, that no other
province has made such rapid advances in regard to power development.
"It is providing legislation
beneficially to administer its
water power resources. It must
be remembered that the use of
waters under regulation in British Columbia antedates that of
any other province. The early
records granted for mining and
irrigation purposes can not be
superseded or adjusted without
the careful consideration of the
water branch of the department
of lands. When it is remembered
that there are 5000 water records
in existence granted under various terms and conditions, some
appreciation can be had of the
complex water problems that the
minister of lands has to deal
with. These conditions demand
consideration on the part of the
public as the problems can not be
solved at a moment's notice.
As a result of a raid on Lytton made Sunday by the Lillooet
baseball boys, a fine bunch of
scalps was brought back to town.
Thirteen to three was the score,
the figures not fully telling the
story of the game. From start
to finish the visitors had it all
over the home team, their hitting
being the feature of the game.
Sinclair, the Lytton pitcher, was
slammed all over the field; only
by good fielding on the part of
his supporters was the score
kept down. For Lillooet, Shea
pitched a great game, having the
Lytton boys in difficulty all
through.
In the field, Miller did good
work, catching five flys in good
style. At centre Powers made a
double play, catching a fly and
bagging a man. For the home
team Hinton fielded well at right,
taking some nice flys.
Right from the opening of the
game the Lillooet boys started
out on their victorious course.
Three runs were secured in the
first, to which five more were
added in the third. This number
was increased by another trio in
the fifth, after which the boys,
with victory well in hand, slowed
down, bringing up the total to 13
by a couple in the eighth. Lytton scored three singles in the
third, fifth and seventh.
Sustains Broken Arm.
Forestry Inspector W. C. Gladwin returned to Lillooet on Monday, from an inspection trip to
Alexis creek and 150-mile. Mr.
Gladwin reports everything in
good shape and the general aspect
of the country prosperous. Considerable rain has fallen from
Ashcroft north to Fort George,
and has resulted in fine hay crops
which are now being harvested.
On Wednesday of last week
forest ranger "Col." Manson sustained a broken arm from a kick
by his horse. While riding from
the Gang ranch to Beachers, the
forward cinch broke, causing the
horse to become excited and
restive. While attempting to
repair the damage the "Colonel"
received a kick which broke the
large bone of the arm. He rode
on to the 150-Mile, a journey of
one and a half days, where the
bone was set.
Goes Back to Jail.
Lizzie Abel (L9), an Indian
woman from Lillooet, who had
just been discharged from Kamloops jail, again appeared on a
charge of drunkenness, in the
Kamloops police court last week,
and was sentenced to one month's
imprisonment. For having supplied her with liquor, H. Brown
was fined $100 or six months' imprisonment.
Have you anything to sell?
Do you desire to purchase?
If so-ADVERTISE!
For Sale or Wanted advertisements one dollar per month. Legal
Notices $7.50 for required series
of insertions.
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-Class Table.
WINES, LIQUORS, AND THE BEST OF CIGARS
STEAMER   BRITANNIA
REGULAR Trips up Seton Lake every
Day.
Convenient for all passengers to Mission,
Bridge River, Short Portage, Anderson Lake,
MoGillvray Creek and the Pemberton country
Leaves, 8.00 a. m.    Arrives at Mission, 10 a. m.     Arrives
Short Portage, 11 o'clock
Returning Leaves Short Portage, 12 p. m.     Leaves Mission
12:45 p. m.    Arrives, 3:00 p. m.
NEW   LILLOOET
TOWNSITE.
Very Large Lots at Small Prices.
If you wish to purchase land in
THE PEMBERTON MEADOWS!
Write us for our List of Prices.
Merlin9Qrimm &Co
Sole Agents,
i
811 Rogers Building,
Vancouver, B. C.

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