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 il^  .���:p**  \ '  VOL.   6.  ATLIN, B. C, SATURDAY,    APRIL 19.    igo2.���  NO.   14+.  IMPORTANT  Thai the public should know we have ii large .Slock of .  'BOOTS'   AND    SHOES  This week we opened  up a huge  consignment which arrived last  Full.    -We must sell, which means We "will Sacrifice.    -  Men's Fine .Shoes, Mack and Tan, American  and Canadian make;     Men's Good Working-  Shoes ;    I,adies Shoes, ljultoued and Laced ;  Children's Shoes in all sizes and grades.  All   of the very  best quality money can buy.    <  Call and be convinced thai each and every one  who buys a pair will gel a snap.  Remember we have dropped to the lowest notch on  Groceries.  ;   BLAGKETT& CO.  The Canadian Bank of Commerce.  ���  CAPITAL    PAID    UP " S8,ooo,ooo.  Branches of the Bank at Seattle,  San Francisco,  , ' Portland,  Skagway, etc.  Exchange said on all Posatis*  r  Gold Dust Purchased���Assay Office in Connection.  .    J. S.   MUNRO, Manager.  LOUIS   SCHUU,  Wholesale   and    Retail     Butcher  FIRST   STREET,    ATLIN,   B;   C  ���    The Vancouver General Store.    ���  Dealers  in. Provisions,   Dry   Goods,   Etc.,  A*   S*   GROSS   &   Go*  Pioneer Batiery and  specialties rx  FANCY   CAKES   &   PASTRY.  Fresh Bread, Rye Bread, etc*  ,      Chas.  Mvkk, Proprietor..  G<ii'(I Kuiiiiis tn Kcnl--H.v tin- Duy, \Vi><;k or Mouth at reasonable rates.  SheSf and Heavy Hardware,  Acmo Club and Uoiitiiiiu Hockey Skates   Man's  llulf Soles mill Shoe Nulls.  Henry  Piston & Son's Saws.  Windows, Doors, Glass and  l'uttcy, etc., etc.  Full Line of Winchester���-Black & Smokeless���Rifle & Shotgun  Cartridges.   .  Goods   llouqlil   Sold   and   Exchanged.  The = Bank = of = British = North -America  [Established in IfilHl.   Incorporated li.v Koyul Cliartor.  Paid Ui< Cai'itai.    -    -    -    -    -    :   JS4.S66.666    "  Rrseuvk Funo   -   -���-���'-. -   -   -   $1,776,333  ..Head Office in Canada: Montreal. H. Stuceman, General Manager.  Branches in all the principal cities of Canada, and agents in New York,  San Francisco, Seattle. Tacoma, Portland,'Spokane, Boston, Chicago, Etc.  MSSMY OFFiGE  Gold Dust Assayed, Purchased or Taken on Consignment.  Quartz Assaying at Reasonable Rates.  CANCELLATION  Of Delinquent   Leaseholds  Is  Asked; by, Miners.  .Enthusiastic Mass Meeting Passes  Important .Resolutions ���  Want Judicial Powers.  At a mass meeting of miners,  which was held in McDonald's  Hall on Wednesday evening last,  a petition was presented for signature, of which the following is the  text. George Pollay occupied the  chair and Harry Brown- acted as  secrelary. There was a very good  attendaneeof miners from all parts  of the district.  To His Honour Sir Henri G. Joly  de Lotbiniere, K. C. M. G.,  Lieut-Governor of the Province of British Columbia;  And  The Members   of the   Legislative  ���   Assembhr of the said Province,  . now in Session Assembled:  The prayer of-your Petitioners,  Free Miners .of Atlin district, in  mass assembled, herewith humbly  shewith, that - -  Whereas certain Hydraulic  Leases in the Atlin Mining Divi  sion of Cassiar district in the Pro  vince of British Columbia, are at  present being held without the  necessary yearly assessment work  being done thereon or the necessary  payment being made in lieu therepf  and  Whereas, great confusion has  arisen in the office of the Mining  Recorder at Atlin, B. C, through  the present system of accepting applications and granting and issuing  Records of placer and other claims  (in' many cases for the same  ground)and  Whereas great delay, inconvenience and loss have been occasioned to the miners through the  lack of power to settle disputes on  mining property being vested in  the Gold Commissioner, and the  fact that a competent Court to  settle said disputes sits only for a  short session during the summer  season,  The necessary steps ��� be taken in  the Legislature so that the-aforementioned Hydraulic Leases should  revert to the Crown and not be open  for re-location as leases, but be open  lor location by individual miners,  as we know that much of., the  ground at present so held is capable  of being worked in a remunerative  manner for years to come by'the  individual miner; and  That an improved system-of recording be inaugurated whereby  not more than one application be  taken or more than one record be  granted for the same ground, and  that \llie Officials in the Recording  Office he , held responsible foi the  proper carrying out of 'the said system, and that Gold Commissioners  be empowered and instructed to  promptly settle all disputes in respect of all kinds of mining property;  and ';,    ���  Your Petitioners will ever pray:  The petition has been extensively  signed and will' in   due   seasor.be  forwarded a copy each to the Lieut.  Governor ai.d  to  the  Government  at Victoria.  ���  �����*- ���   .  Anti-Oriental Resolutions.  Skagway has followed in Atlin's  wake- and. has, in mass meeting,  passed anti-Mongolian, resolutions.  From advice, it seems that two  Chinamen were being employed by  Mr. Broemser for help in his hotel,  the Astor House, and a committee  of citizens waited upon the business ^  men of Skagway topascertain their  feelings in the'matter, with the result that at a largely attended public meeting, held last week, the(.;.  following resolutions were unani-  mously passed:  ��� "Resolved, that it is the sense of  this meeting- that Chinese are not'  wanted and that every method not  averse to law and order should be  used to expel the Chinese and keep  them out of Skagway. And be it  further  "Resolved,   That   we,   the citizens of Skagway, in. mass meeting .  assembled, ask'   the   committee  to  further act for.us, granting it full  power."  .   May. Visit Atlin.  According to a despatch from  Victoria, it seems that Mr. Vy. M.  Brewer, the B. C. representative, of  the Engineering & Mining  Journal, of New York, is endeavouring to make arrangements with  the Institute of American Mining  Engineers that on their excursions  next year the Association include  British Columbia in its itinerary,  in which case Atlin will be included.  Freight Rates.  The merchants are anxiously  awaiting the Classification Lists of  the new freight tariff of the W. P.  & Y. Co. The general rate from  the Summit, which is noted below,  is to hand, but without the Classic  fication it is impossible to arrive at  a correct estimate of the charges  which may be imposed on goods  during the ensuing season: ,  Class 1, $1.90 per :oo lbs;  class  2, |i.66;'class. 3,   $1.42;- class 4, "  $1.19: class 5, 95 c; class,6, .90 c;  class 7,.75 c>.' class .8, 73c; class 9,  73 c; and class 10,70 cents.  Ottawa, April 16th.���Col. Pel-  latt will command the Canadian  Contingent who' will attend the  Coronation.  ��� L. ''I  If  ImViiiw'ki7"       '   ^    . '''in*      , iM^ljjBWtllilllln^    '      -*  issseaiai ATLJN,  B.C., SATURDAY,  A-PRII.    iy,..H>(>2.  V"  The Atlin Claim.  ***m  t'lthlished   nverjr    Nuturduy   imirnini;   hv  T'.ik A'ii.in Claim  Puhmhhisci Co.-  A. f'.. lIlltKCHPBM), Kkitok.  11. Todd Lur.s, Rnh-lidito'r.  Other of publication l'earl Sr.. Atlin. 1L C.  AdverlNins?   Rates:   $1.(10   tier inch,  each  insertion.    Keadinjj; notices, 2fi   cents a1 line.  Spec'iiil (Contract  Uates on application.  Tim subscript ion pi-ice is !?."i a year pay-  (vbki in advance. No piper will be delivered  unless this condition is ennuilieil with.  Saturday, A run, 19, 1902.  With ��� the publication of the  ' ��� correspondence between the Dominion and Provincial Governments on  the subject of the County Court  Judge for Atlin district, and, together with information of a later  date from Mr. G. R. Maxwell,' M.  P., we arc now assured that a  Count}- Court Judge will be appointed for Atlin, to be resident  here.  With all due deference to contrary opinion, we'caiinot but attribute the greatest amount of success  for the probable issue to the Board  of Trade of Atlin, with, of course,  the endorsement of the Vancouver  and Victoria Boards of Trade. It is  matter of congratulation,- according  to the Deputy Minister of Justice,  that the Provincial Acts have a provision which permits of the appointment of more than one County  Court Judge for any judicial district. It will, in consequence, he  unnecessary to inflict upon us a  " Deputy," who could come and go  , as he pleased, in all probability,  and in the end leave us worse off  than we now are, to say nothing  about the reprehensible fact that a  "Deputy" is permitted to practice  his profession even though he be a  "Judge."  JUDICIAL AFFAIRS  The Appointment of a County  Court Judge.,  Some Interesting- Correspondence  Which, Has. Passed Between  the two'Governments.  At a mass meeting  held in Discovery on Wednesday   last  a   petition was presented and numerously  signed, petitioning the Government  to endeavor to  enforce certain suggested changes in   the office of the  Gold Commissioner with  regard to  hydraulic   leases.      With   the enforcement of these suggestions our  opinion  is,   that   so   long   as   the  leasehold clauses of the Placer Act  remain in force, there  is  no reason  why a leaseholder   should   be   exempt  from the same laws by which  the individual miner is governed in  the matter or assessment,  lay-over  and   such   like.      Again,    should  any leases be forfeited .for non-compliance with the regulations governing the same, the individual  miner  has   the   first   preference   to    the  ground when it can be shown to be  ground   capable   of  profitable exploitation   by   individual    miners.  The  petitioners, however, ask that  judicial   powers   be given to Gold  Commissioners,, not aware that the  Provincial Government has not that  power to give.    The older heads of  the district  should  remember that  the   judicial .powers   with   which  Gold Commissioners were previously-endowed   by  the   Mining Acts  was declared   " ultra yiris'-   by the  Supreme Court.    Were it  possible  to grant that power, as far as Atlin  is concerned, it would now be unnecessary   as the   appointment  of a  judicial official is assured.  The following copies of correspondence with the Dominion Government and the Provincial .authorities in the matter of a Resident  County Court, Judge for Atlin has  just been handed down by the At-  tornev-Geucral:  Ottawa, 2S1I1 Jan.,,1902.  To  the Hon.   the  Attorney-General of B. C, Victoria, B. C.  Siu:���Referring   to previous correspondence with regard   to the appointment   of   a  'resident   County  Court Judge Tor the Atlin district,  I enclose herewith copy of a  letter  which' the   Minister   has-received  from the Secretary of the Atlin District Board of Trade.    Will you be  good enough to  consider what  he  states in connection with the representations  of   the ' B. C.  Board of  Trade recently referred to you, and  report   for   the   information of the  Minister ' your, views   with   respect  to   the   necessity or propriety of acceding   to   the   request     of these  Boards  'of ' Trade.     I,: understand  that by reason of an   amendment to  your County Court Act- more -thaii  one County Court   Judge   may   be  appointed   for -.any ��� County  Court  within the Province, so that it may  be possible  to  appoint a Judge for  the Atlin district ��� without   further  Provincial   legislation,, although, of  course, it will be necessary to make  provision   for the salary here before  any appointment could be made.  (Sg:l.) E. L. Newcombe,  Deputy Minister of Justice.  *&'  Hydraulic    Mining  �� Machinery,  PIYDRAULIC   DERRICKS ��� From 3 to 10 tons lifting capacity.  HAND    POWER    DKRRICKS   of   1   to   2   tons lifting capacity.  HYDRAULIC    GRAVEL    ELEYA.TORS,  HYDRAULIC    GIANTS,    WATER    GATES,  ANGLIC   STEEL    RIFFLES    &  ' HYDRAULIC ;' RIVETED    PIPE.  The Joshua Hendy Machine Works.  ' Nos. 38 to .|.| 'Fremont Street,  SAN    FRANCISCO,  ,CAL.  Write for prices, circulars and catalogues, or call on  ��� A. C. Hirschfeld, Agent, Atlin;-. B; C.  Atlin Lumber & Mining Co.  A. J. BAKER        -        -        Manager.  ������������� ..���.---.  Lumbering   in   all   its   Branches.  Mills at Atlin, 131 C.  IlKAKcir Okkick at .Discovery  THE ROYAL HOTEL,  E.   ROSSELLI,   Manager.  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. C.  This   New   and   Commodious   Hotel  was "opened to the  Public,  16th, 1901.���Everything in  it is New.--Strictly  First Class.  CHOICLST WINLS, LIQUORS AND CIGARS CASE GOODS A SPI.CIAL1 Y-  Apiil  tbe ��� Jltlin 0beap ���a$S). store.   �������������  '"PO make room for large Spring importations, I have decided to undersell Cut Rates already Advertised, and, in  addition, quote  the   fol-  [In our issue of January iSth last  a synopsis of the -letter ' from the  Atlin District Board of Trade was  published, there is therefore 110 necessity for reprinting it here.]  Victoria, B. C,"Feb. 22, 1902.  To E. L.  Newcombe,   Esq.," K.C.,  Deputy Minister of Justice, Ottawa, Out.  Sik:���I have  the honour to acknowledge receipt of your communication of the 28th ultimo respecting  the necessity for the appointment of  a resident  County Court Judge for  the district'of Atlin.    I must apologise for   the   seeming  neglect of a  previous  communication  from you  on this subject.    On the receipt of  your letter I asked   the late Chief  Justice when reporting to the Government of British   Columbia upon  his work as'Commissioner at Atlin,  to deal with the  advisability of appointing ������ a-County.  Court   Judge.  Owing  to'illness for some time before his death the Chief Justice was  unable to make  this report.    From  inquiries   which   I   have  recently  made I am  convinced   that the representations made to  the  Honorable the  Minister of Justice in the  memorial bearing date of the Stir of  January, 1902, submitted to him by  the Atlin District Board  of Trade,  are  well   founded.    At the present  lowing prices:  Alert Bay Salmon, per doz  Worcester Sauce       ,,  Simco Jam, 5-lh pail  Ev. Apples, 5 lbs  Apricots ,,���  Peaches ,,  Moccasins,  S2.00 per  $2.50,] Pears .     ,,'  3.00 i Cooking Figs,,  pair.  90  1.09  1.00  65  Felt  Sugar, 8 lbs  Cheese, per lb  Lubeck Sliced Potatoes, per lb  Ham and Bacon, per lb  /3  65  I. OO  25  30  25:  Overshoes   &   Manitoba   Arctics,  Ladies' & Children's.Boots and Shoes, Dry Goods.,etc., etc., at cost.-'-  Crosse & Blackwell's Jams and Marmalades and all other Goods  : Reduced  ro to 20 percent.  All Goods Warranted and If not Satisfactory Money Returned.  M. F o I e y,  * THE    KOOTENAY   HOTEL.  George E. Hayes, Proprietor  Coit. Fikst and Tkainok Streets.  Tliis First Class H��>tel lias heun remodeled and refurnished throughout  uiid offers the iiest iiccommodiition to Transient or Permanent  Guests.���American mid Europi'un ptun.  Finest Wines, liquors and Cigars* '���  Billiards   and   Pool., .     - -J  THE OftANI  FINEST EQUIPPED HOTEL IN THE NORTH.    EVERYTHING  CONDUCTED IN   FIRST-CLASS MANNER.  French   Restaurant in   Connection*  David Ha.stie,   Proprietor.    . ;  Corner of First and Discovery Streets.  THE  GOLD    HOUSE,  DISCOVERY,   B. C.  Comfortably Furnished Rooms���By the Day, Week or Month.  AMERICAN    AND    EUROPEAN    PLAN.  J. P. IloBK, Muna.vr.  I  m po  ATLIN,   B.  C.   SATURDAY.   APRIL   19,   190?.  Wp  can. give   You   as Good Value for your CASH as Groceries, Provisions, etc  JW ^       any House m Town.  ��� -, . - , .  Try   us   with   it   and   see.  (riant.  Powder  on   hand.  3. B. Traser $ Co.  tiine a Judgcqf .the,Supreme Court  goes to Atlin once a year for a  short time!" .It is. impossible for one  of the Supreme Court Judges to be  in that pari of the Province for any  extended period owinj to term eu-  gngeniculs,��� and consequently, the  .'idmiiiistratiou, of Justice, both civil  and criminal, isiirahighly unsatisfactory   stale.     I   will   give you an  ��� .example: If a man be committed  for trial upon a charge which ��� he  may be quite willing to have dealt  with under the Speedy Trials Act  by a County. Court Judge, he is unable to avail himself of that mode  of disposing of,.his case. The prisoner cannot be taken >to Vancouver  lor election as it is unsafe to attempt  to convey him through the American territory'.-which   shuts off the  All in 'country from the sea. liu-  rtant litigation respecting ' mining rights could be brought before  a Couniv Court J udsje that now has  lo be delayed pending the arrival of  a Supreme. Court Judge. I consider the duties that would fall to  be discharged.by'1 a County Court  Judge-at Atlin';. sji important that 1  take the liberty of suggesting that  only an-able and..experienced lawyer should receive the appointment.  The Government of' this Province  will supplement the regular salary  paid by. the :Dominion to the extent  of $500 a year..���I.have, etc.,  (Sgdj D.'M. Eberts,  Altornev-Genernl.  DUEL WITH KNIVES.  Fatal Gun  Practice 7��� Acer  dent on H.M.S. -Mars.  British'Budget SJiows a Deficit of  Forty-live Million Pounds ���  Ineomo Tax Increased,  CriiCAfiO, April i6lh.���A savage  .duel, with 18-incli butcher knives,  which will probably be followed by  two deaths, took place'last night in  tlie'. kitchen -of the Union League  Club. Thc'parliciiiiints \veve Emil  Coltou,. butcher, and Joel Kuntz,  chef. They cut and slashed one-  anolher furiously for several minutes till they both fell covered with  wounds. ���' The combat is supposed  to have originated through Colton's  discharge from the club and he attributed his dismissal to Kuntz.  There is very small hope entertained for ther' recovery of either of  the men.  Atlin,   Hugget, and Grape  Rings  And All Kinds of Jewellery Manufactured on the Premises.  j^MT"    Why send out when you can get goods as cheap here?   ���  Watches From $5 up.   Fine Line of Souvenir Snoons.  JULES EGGERT & SON, The Swiss Watchmakers.  o  O  z  r-  <  I'OK  :r",   ��  CTI  Alliu'Lodge, A.O.U.W., No. 1.5,  will give a Grand Hall and Supper  in Dixon's Hall on the Evening of  Friday," 25th inst.���Make no other  engagement.  Tickets: Gentlemen, $1.00  Ladies. Free.  WIRELETS.:  ;  Nkw Yokk, April i6th.���Harris  Gates & Co., representing the. Millionaire Gates' interests in'this city  have., announced '"Uiat they have  bought a large* amount of stock of  the Louisville'and Nashville "Railway,-and assert that they-have purchased the stock purely for investment and not .for speculative ��� purposes.  : ".      '' . ..-.,'    ��� . -.   ���  London, Apiil 16U1. ���~ The  bondsmen for Piincess .Radziwell,  who is accused of having forged  the name" of Cecil Rhodes, have  withdrawn today, and the Princess  has had to go lo jail. The case will  come up for trial on Monday next.  London, April 16th.���The Budget, which has just been put before  the Imperial Parliament"has caused  much bitter feeling among the  British people. The deficit is  shown to be .��45,000,000, and, in  consequence, - the income tax has  been advanced One penny per /,'.  An import duty of three pence has  been, added upon grain and five  pence upon flour and meal. The  .borrowing of .��32,000.000 has been  made necessary in consequence of  the continued hostilities in South  Africa, but should the peace negotiations be brought,to a successful  issue the contemplated loan may be  obviated.  Lonijon, April 16th..��� Queen  Wilhelmihn is very ['seriously .ill and  her condition causes the greatest  alarm in Holland. The festivities  which had been arranged lor the  celebration of the birthday of Prince  Consort on Saturday has been abandoned.  Bkrlin. April ;6th.���In consequence, of the anarchist disturbances in Brussels the schools have  been' transferred into barracks,  while in Morlanwelz, Valere and  Mabille all the factories and mines  have, been closed. In socialistic  disturbances at Namur last night,  the mob stoned the police, but the  gendarmes finally scattered the  ri..ters by charging the mob with  drawn swords. Many arrests have  bee*-, made, but it is feared the  trouble is not vet ended.  Coi.'STY  G'OCIIT OK VANCOUVER, Hol.UKN  AT  ATMS.  H. C.  TSJOTTCE i> hereby (riven that the above  Court will sit at the Court House, Atlin. li. C, cm Tuesday, the 10th day of June'  next ensiling, atthe hour of 10 o'clock, a.m.,  for the ]iur|K).se oT hearing all cuiiics mill  other matters" that may he set down for  trial. , , ���  Dated at Atlin. H. O.', this 12th day of April,  11MI2. 15. M.N. Woods,  Registrar.  Certificate of, Improvements.  KOCK   OF    AGES   MINERAL   CLAIM,  Situatk on Pine . Ckeek, Atlin Division,  Caksiau Disthiot, H. C.  TSJOTICIi is hereby given *����' Wo,' F. A,  ^ Wise, W, G.' .Mitchell and N. H. Ilun-  mills. intend, Sixty days from date, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate cif Improvements for the purpose of  ohtniniuga Crowii Grant of the above mineral claim.  Asn    l'vuiHKK,   Take notice   that   aetion  under Section 37 nnist be commenced before  the issuance of such Ccrtiiieate oT Improvements. ^  Dated this 3rd day of February, 1902.  ���   V. A.Wisk.  W. G. Mitchell.  Illcl-tiOd N, H. Runnalls.  PhotograpD$  OK  fVlaska,   Yukon   and  Northern    B.C.  t'KOM  Skagway to Atlin & Dawson  c:o to  HIRSCHFEIVD'S  St. Pktkk.skukg, April <6th.���  M. Sipiaguinc, Minister of the Interior, was fatally wounded by an  assassin's bullet in theiribhy of the  Ministerial Offices this morning  and died ..this .'afternoon;,  sassin has been arrested.  The-  as-  ToKoxTd, Out., April 16th.���  Police Magistrate Craig -of.Arn-  prior is dead, lie was the father  of Justice and George Craig of the  Yukon.  London, A|>ril 16th.���Gunnery  Lieutenant James S. Bourne. Lieut  Miller and nine Bhu.' Jackets of His  Majesty's first class battleship,  Mars, wore .ins;auliy killed yester-  day by the b:noting ol a 12-inch  gun, while engaged in gun practice  off llerchaveii, besides those killed  several others on board wore more  or less severely injured.  Toronto, April 16th. ���The  General'Flections for the Province  of Ontario will take place on May  29th next.  Placer   Act,   1901,.   consolidated,  for sale at this office.'  STEVENS  Single Barrel Gun  THE MOST POPUIAH GUN MADE  This gun is fully up to the  quality of our rifles, which for 38  years have been' STANDARD.  It is made in 3 styles, and in 12,  i6ancl20gauge. Bored for Nitiio  PnwnKK and fully guaranteed.  No.  100   .  ���   S3.00  No.  110   .  .     12.00  No.  I20   .  .    15.00  Send stamp for large catalogue illustrating  complete line, brimful of valuable information  in sportsmen..  J. Stevens Arms and Tool Co.  P.O.Box CHICOPEE FALLS, MASS.  Notice.  -JSTOTIC15 is   hereby  (riven that, application  will be made to the Parliament of Canada, at the next Session thereof for an act tn  incorporate a company with power to build,  equip, maintain uud operate a line.or line*  of   railway from some point on Kitimat Inlet in Coast District, in the Province of Hri-  tish Columbia, thence by the    most   convenient and feasible'route   to    lliizultou    on  SUeena   River' in   the' Cassiar   fh'striot it:  Knid,Province, thence  from    said    ll.-tzrlt.ou  by the most feasible and practicable mute lo  a point on the Northern lJouiidar'y lini'    ol  the Provinceof British Colimiljia.utor near  Teslin Lake or Atlin Lake or both;    And also from said Hazelton by the most reasonable and feasible route to a point at or near  the Eastern Boundary line of the   Proriiica  viaSkeena. Babine, Driftwood, OmiriecaauiL  Fiulity Rivers to  Peace Iiiver  Pass,   the.nca  .Easterly to   the   Eastern   boundary   of th��  Province; thence   to a point at or uenr Edmonton,    in  the   North west Territories of  Canada,  with   authority  also   to construct,  equip, maintain and operate branches   from  any point in the proposed line or  lines,  not  exceeding in  any one cave thirty   miles is  length; and with power to construct, acquir*  own and maintain wharves and clocks in connection therewith; and to construct.owsi.ar-  ciuire, equip and maintain steam and  othor  vessels and boats, and operate the  same on  any navigable waters; and to construct, op-  erato and maintain telegraph and telephone  lines along the   routes of said railway   and  its branches, or in connection therewith, mii  to transmit messages, for commercial   purposes, and to collect, tolls therefor;   and  ta  acquire and receive from any   Government,  corporation,   or   persons,   grants   of   land,  rights   of way.  money.   Ixjiuises, privilesot  or other assistance in aid of the construction  of the    Company's undertaking, and to eo'iir  nect with and to enter into traffic or   other  arrangements   with railway, steamboat   or  other companies, and for   all rights, powan  ind privileges necessary, usual   or incidental to all or any of the aforesaid purpose���.  Dated   this 4th day of February, A. I)-19M_  .1. A. Gemnull, '  . ������       ' Solicitor for Applicants.  LAND ACT, 1901,  Copies ol the new Placer Act of  1901, consolidated with the Acts of  1S98 and 1899, for sale at the  Claim Office.  Initial Post: - Uritish Yukon Navigation  Company.,  Limited,-South-oast    Corner  Post:  'T'AKE notice that, sixty day�� after date, [  011 behalf of tho British Yukon Navigation Company, Limited Liability, intend t<��  apply to the Chief Commissioner of Laudi  uud Works for perinis'iion to purchase for  terminal and industrial pnrjioscs. 011 behalf  of the said company, the following described  tract of land in the Atliii Mining "Division of  Cassiar, H. C, containing 4i) acres, more or  less, commencing at a post planted on th#  shore of the west side of Atliii Luko, at or  near the outlet of Atliii Lake into the Atlin--  too Uiver, and on the northerly limit of said'  outlet, thence running west ten {10) chaiut  thenco north forty (40) uliains, thence east  ten (10) chains to its-point of intersection  with tho west shore of Atlin Lake, thenco  southerly forty (40) chains along the shore  of the said lake to its point of commencement, f  Huitish Yukon Navigation: Co., Ltd.,.  per P. P. Scharschmidt, Agent.  Dated this J9th rlay of March, J!)(I2. ;  nii-22-S-r  ������"^���^-"'^aigasswa!  ���v\  n  i '-,  !'    i  A  :! ATLIN,  B.C.,  SATURDAY.  APRIL   19,   190:  PICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  Church  of [Cnglaud: c  St. Mai-tin's Church, cor. Thin! and Truin-  or streets. Sunday services, Matins at 11 a.  in., Kveiisong 7:!10 p.m. Celebration of Holy  Communion, 1st Sunday in euoli,month unci  on Special, occasions. Sunday School, Sunday ut, li p. in. Committee Meetings, 1st  Thursday in each month.  Kev. V. L. Stephenson, Rector.  St. Auilrew'�� Presbyterian Church hold  services in tho Church on Second Street.  Morniim service, at II evening service 7:3U  Sunday School a< the close of the morning  service. Kev. .1. Itusseil. Minister. Kree  Keuding Room, lo which all are welcome.  Notice.  ��� ��� With the end of April,' the' Bulletin contract with the public expires.  If if is-'the desire of our patrons  that the telegraph service !>e continued wc must look for a more  generous response than' has been  accorded us in the past. The subscription list is now open and as we  have referred the matter to the  people we leave it to them as to  whether or not they desire a telegraphic service.  , Go to Cummings & Richardson  for Gold Seal Hip Gum Boots,  $9- 5o. ,  . The popular game of "Ping  Pong " has taken the town by  storm.   -"   ���  McDonald's Grocery has Fresh  Carrots and Turnips and will bring  in next week a large consignment  of Fresh eggs, butter, fruits and  vegetables.  The Atlin District Miners' Association has donated the sum of  S25 .to. the Atlin-Hospital.  Blue Ribbon Coffee is absolutely  pure.���It is sold in all the stores in  Atlin.  The bridge on Pine creek, below  .Surprise lake,   at   the   crossing to  Boulder, etc., has been found to' be  ��� in'an   unsafe   condition   and   the  -Government   Agent   has  sent   up  men to temporarily repair it.  Complete  line of Fancy Stationery at Pillman & Co.'s  Prominent among the main- arrivals this week were Dr. F. T.  Troughton and Mr. Fall. They  were passengers on the Princess  May, which the}- describe as a veritable floating palace for comfort,  treatment and speed. Mr. Fall  returns to Atlin to accept a responsible position . with the Societe  ��� 'Miniere on Boulder creek.  Furnished.rooms to  rent���apply  ITotel Northern.'  Fresh Ranch Eggs, just arrived,  . atlC. L. Pillman & Co.'s  Mr. I). Stevens, of Stevens &  Bindley, Customs Brokers and  General Agents of White Horse,  arrived in town Thursday morning  last. His firm has been appointed  Northern Agents for the Hamilton  Powder Company, and Mr. Stevens'  visit is primarily in connection with  the business of that Company. He  will return to White''Horse to-morrow morning.  Fresh Garden Seeds at Dockrill  & Bourne's.  There is more solid comfort in a  cup of Blue Ribbon Tea than in a  gallon of most beverages.  . Back numbers of the Ati.in  Ci.aim can always be had at the  Claim office, price 15 cents.  .Garden Seeds at Pillman &.Co.'s  According   lo report  from recent  arrivals, Archie   Shiels,    who   was  r  connected with the Atlin Mining,  Co. for the last two year's, will return with rhe first boat to take the  position of Agent for the W. P. &  Y.'Co. If the report be true, we  may say that no more popular appointment could have been made.  To Amateur .Photographers ���  Toning and fixing solution for  Solio and other papers, in bulk,'  ready for use, at Hirschfeld's.  J. B. Norton, successor lo J. B.  Norton & Co., wishes to inform  the public that he will re-open the  General Merchandise Store 011  Boulder creek and will carry a'full  stock in all lines. ,   .  Get your Snow Glasses at Pillman & Co.s  At the O. K. Barber Shop, the  baths are now open.  Show Case for sale.-���Apply at  the Claim Office.  Fraser & Co. have nice i'rksh  Eggs, just in. '    ���  Miss Miller, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. D. Todd Lees,  leaves for her home in Vancouver  tomorrow.  P. W..Grant is making a short  visit to Skagway.  New grass butter, Fresh ranch  eggs and Fresh ,fruit at  A. Nickerson's.  Miss Rant, left on Wednesday for  her home iir Victoria.  Cummings <& F^ipHard-son,  The  Leading House  NOW'S   YOUR   CHANCE:      .  Gold Seal Hip Gum Boots  Good Seal  Bootees      .  '  -      -'      WE   HAVE   FULL   RANGES   IN  5S9.50.  .-    '    ���     . c 3-50.  LOW   RUBBERS  CALL    AND    INSPECT    OUR    NEW    GOODS.  VENDOM.E 'HOTEL.  Choicest Wines, Liquors & Cigars. .  FREE BOWLING ALLEY.  fiotel Russell.  Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Pool and Billiards Tree,  Dixon  &  Burton,   Pro|>$.  Pacific Coast S.S. Co.  Pioneer Alaska Line.   ;  For B. C. ^and   Puget. Sound  Ports.  C. DOELKEE,  .    .    .    FRESH MEATS ALWAYS ON HAND.    .    .  Fish,    Game   in , season and   home    made    Sausage.  NoRTiiickx Hotki. Building, First Strkkt.  Finest  W:nes,;   Liquors   and   Cigars. - -  -Burnished Rooms-by-the Day,- .-���- -/.    ^  Week or Month.  The   following   Elegant-  Steamers  leave Skagway:  Cottage City ' April 20.  City ok Skattlk 21.  City ok Topeka  26.  Cottage City, calls at Sitka southbound and at Victoria. City  of Seattle calls at'Vancouver.  ���ALASKA   ROUTE  SAILINGS.  The following sailings are announced for the month of April���  Reaving Skagway at 6 p.m., or on  arrival of train:  F  or  Call and get. Prices at  IF   YOU   WANT  Information  Princkss May,  April 21.  ,,    30.  Sailing of the  Ajiur from Van-  , couver, April 16th cancelled.  The Hamilton  Powder Works.  Orders taken for  Powder, Caps and  Fuse. Write for Prices  STEVENS   &   BINDLEY,  Wiiitk   House, Y. T.  CONCERNING  MINES & MINING PROPERTY  In the Atlin District  WRITE   TO  G. li. H.vyhs.  J. G. COKN'KLI..  Discovery.  OPEN  DAY  AND NIGHT.  Frank Mobley,  Taxidermist*  ATLIN,   B.C.  Furs and Skins dressed���Birds and  Animals stuffed.  Prices can  be obtained upon application to A. C; HlRSCHEELD,  Specimens  on   exhibition   and  for  sale at the Claim Office.  Real  Estate  and   Mining   Broker,  P. O. Box, 36. Atlin, B.C.   .,  THE   IRVING   HOTEL,  Pino City, B. C.  Has the Best Equipped Bar.  The McDonald   Entertainment   IInil in Con-  f.'cfcion.  . li. McDonald, Prop.  FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT  IN  CONNECTION.  Headquarters for lltiliuer & Parrott's stase.  PiNETREE^HOTEL.  DISCOVERY, B. C.  Finest of liquors.     Good stabling.  Gn.-Sands, Proprietor.  O. K.  BATHS  BARBER SHOP  F. UNK Prop.  Now occupy ttieir new quartern next  to tlie Hunk of H. N. A.. I-'irxt Street.  The liiitli rooms tire cciunlly as (rood u�� found  in  cities.    Private Kntranee for Indies..  HOTEL VANCOUVER  HEST   LIQUORS   A   CrGAKS  Good  Accommodation. ���' Ukstauhant in  CONNKCTUiS.  S..IOHNSTON, Proprietor.  Good HtuliliuK for Horses and Uoirs.  W.   WALLACE GRIME  &  Co.,  MINING BROKERS & COMMISSION AGENTS.  Third Street. Atlin B. C.  t_....  .iSB

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