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 V  ���/���  '�����-  Si .. .!  ATLIN  CLAIM.  VOL.   5*  ATLIN," B. C, SATURDAY. AUGUST, 3;   1901.  NO.  107.  DISCOUNT    SALE.  T *,'. ���..  l,KiiWe are going lo reduce our large stock of  SHOESK^Ladies' 8c Men's in all Grades.  -*-,������' y ^y-'\.yj.    r' .��'Vi-,,..  4 'H^irilfs.;��ib%liiii'&''l]iideri��are 'and Hats  Our Stock 0$ DRY   GOODSvls'alsoVtoolargeltor tlin^Tneeds of Atlin.  We need the Cash; you   need   the 'goods,- ai^afcto^tf YWftuiarit, to.  make   an   irklucement   for   you   to   buy   agaiiist-/th'e^fliS5^Kaei3i^|Oj^.  will need' them. "'"'"y   '-*^$WiC    "'- .-.-^  1^  ,   FOR THE NEXT 30  DAYS  Wk Will Givk 25  ncr  cent' discount   on All Goods  Purchased Fkom Thk Abovk Links.  Our   prices ' are   already reasonable,  take 25 per cent off and the  result ought to satisfy the most careful" buyer.  BLACKETT & CO.  IRON    STORE,    First and Trainor 'Streets, Atlin, B. C.  The Canadian Bank of Commerce.  ' CAPITAL    PAID    UP   $8,000,000.  Branches of the Bank at Seattle,  San Francisco,  '  ~ -  '- Portland,  Skagway, etc.  Exchange sold on all Points*  Gold Dust Purchased���Assay Okeice -in Connection.    -  J". S. MUNRO, Manager.  PRICES  ALWAYS  AS   LOW  AS  THE   LOWEST.  Minors See  D. Q. 3te^vart9  Post _Ofkicii,  Discovery,  FOR   GROCERIES   AND   MINERS'   SUPPLIES.  My Team Delivers Goods oa Creeks Regularly. Prices as Above.  .��� '     Now ��ben       #  THE KOOTENAY RESTAURANT  STRICTLY   EUROPEAN   PUN.  E.   L.   BOOTH,   Proprietor.  Open Day ami Night.  Pioneer Bakery and Restaurant  .SPECIALTIES   IN   .  FANCY   CAKES   &   PASTRY.  Fresh Bread, Rye' Bread, etc.  Chas.  Mykr, Proprietor.  Good Eooins to Itont���Hy the Day, WVck <>r Month ,nt reasonable rates.  A PECK OF TROUBLE.  Court  of   Assize   Deliberates  This Week.       ,;  Several Cases of Greater or Less  Importance Dealt With���Wil-  ; low Creek Ditch Gives Else to  -yjvtotk.of Litigation.  zet/jsadjourned  from dhe.'Tf^tli(Wto^M^(i -.on^Mou-  day lastrwith^^^^Mg  on the Bench.  ^Thej.emf^^^H]^  Of  SKAGWAY,   Alaska*  WHOLESALE   GROCERS  ALSO  DKAI.KKfi  IS  ***4*�� Hay   and   Oats w��w��  We Make a Specialty of Perishable Goods and respectfully solicit  Your Mail Orders���Satisfaction Guaranteed.  The = Bank = of = British = North = America  listahlished in lfi'.ili.   Incorporated by Royal Charter.  Paid Ui* Capital $4,866,666  Reserve Fund <���   $1,703,333  Head Office in Canada: Montreal. H. Stikeman, General  Manager.  Branches iu all the principal cities of Canada, and agents in New York,  San Francisco, Seattle, Taconia, Portland, Spokane*. J3oston, Chicago, Etc.  ASSA Y OFFICE  Cold Dust Assayed, Purchased or Taken on Consignment.  Quartz Assaying at Reasonable Kates.  of the Grand* Jury was'-=firs^ pic6jt*  ceedei with, and the list is given in  another column. The only cases  upon which the Grand Jury had to  deliberate were those of Rex v. Mc-  Phatter, for. malicious damage done  to property and Rex v. the Same,  for obtaining money under false  pretences. A" true bill was returned  in the former and no bill in the  latter. The first case came before  the Chief Justice and the following  jury : W. G. Paxton, foreman, H.  K. Canavau, A. C. Dick, David  Fair, G. E. Hayes, T. Le Cappel-  lain, C. Neville, J. Nicholl, E. P.  Queen, Jas. Reid, G- H. Shirley  and N. C. Wheeling. After hearing much evidence upon the case  the Judge instructed thejuryasto  the legal issues involved, and upon  deliberation a verdict of not guilty  was returned and the prisoner, in  consequence, discharged.  The Crown Prosecutor in the  case of Meyer v. Lovell declined to  issue an indictment to put the case  before the Grand Jury on the  grounds of want of evidence.  On Tuesday. County Court wjis  held, and the first case was that of  Ware v. Ford, in which plaintiff  claims ' that his ground on Spruce  creek was over-staked by the defendant. Defendant claims justification on the grounds that the  plaintiff fraudulently obtained a  lay-over on the property. Judgment is reserved.  As was to be expected the ownership of the Willow Creek Miners'  Association ditch has brought a  large number of cases before the  County Court, and the Chief Justice expresses his intention of giving  every assistance to the various contestants with the end in view of  disposing of the case once and for  all, and that in the event of an}' appeals being allowed to the litigants  he will nersonallj' see to it that  such appeals be heard at the earliest possible date l>efore the full  court in Vancouver, in . order that  another season ma}- not be lost to  the various parties interested. The  matter was first introduced at the  instance of Palmer v. Brown, in  which Palmer, as a shareholder,  sues for an accounting and dissolution of partnership from Brown, a  trustee.     ,To   this   case  the   Chief.  Justice added as  defendants,   Kent  and Robinson, the two  other   tr'us- '  tees,   Messrs.   Bulnier,   Parrot,  W.  Queen and the Atliu-.Willow Creek  Hydraulic Co.    The case  is set for  Tuesday next, and as there will   be  many   witnesses on   both   sides, tc  say nothing of -a full array of legal  talent, the case will te an  interesting   one. ���    Owing   to the seeming  entanglement   an<l    the   numerous  conflicting  interests, the Chief Justice has appointed Nathan T. Shirley   as   Receiver, ��� so   the ditch in  question is   practically in the hands  of the Court.    The solicitors for the  iBreceiver  bind  themselves   that he-  .jVyilbnot^hi-auy   way  interfere with  iie;/w^flfcM��iv55'f7Mhe ditch, so that  ditch/ma1  A     damVjje^ft^  brought at the  iiisUxjce-^  <y  Jones v.    the   Atlin-WillBwJ&reej's*  Co., was tried before the follovviug-jj  jury: W: G. Paxton, foreman, M.  McRae, J. L- Wallace, E- D. Rorke.  and A. C. Dick. The suit is the  .outcome of the filling up the plain-,  tiffs' claims on Pine s creek with  tailings from the defendants' workings 011 Willow creek. After being  out for nearly two hours the jury  returned a verdict for $825 and  costs for the plaintiffs. On Tuesday, morning next the plaintiffs*  solicitors will move for judgment  on the finding of the jury, when it  is understood the defendants in the  action will apply for a new trial. ���    ,  The damage suit for $6000, of  Belliveau v. The Sunrise Co., took  all day Thursday, thirteen witnesses testifying in the case. This  is a case where damages are claimed  for the filling up of plaintiff's claims  on Pine creek just below what is  known as the upper Sunrise pit.  Judgment reserved.  Stanley v. Ruffner, another damage suit, comes up before the Supreme Court at a date to be fixed.  Cross-examination of witnesses upon affidavits in connection with the  case was conducted before the Registrar on Thursday afternoon.  Tuesday next is set for the hearing of the appeals in the De Witt  cases and on Thursday that of Beavis  v. Olive, a case for wages, will be  heard.  Yesterday afternoon the case of  Eaton v. Clay, was disposed of and  judgment with costs given to the  defendant. The case arises out of  the staking of a claim on Spruce  creek by plaintiff on account of non-  representatioii, and the question of  ownership.  In the suit of Duffy v. Howard,  Bruner and Duffy, for payment of  monies advanced, judgment was  given for $283.37 and costs against  the defense.  Of the representations made tc  Victoria for the appointment of a  Sheriff, nothing has yet beeu done,  and the neglect-will greatly complicate matters in winding up the  present. Court proceedings.   te^fe  -*-y.-*.'Ssf.v??  * *S_!-'   L.f  -f ./^?;i"=v-\-v:':-:"';;���-r:'-t::':::''-'  lM*lifeW*��Aff!l��3 KKSBttM  JJ53i^a^^*^,^^J^(^W%'^M*^  m  ATLIN, B.C.;:SATURDAY  :MlM��Iaini.  Piililishud   evory    Saturday   morning   liv  ;.";���';. TmcjAxr.tN: CiyiM . PuiVw.sinNci Co.    '/  ::   ;A..C. lllllS(!lli'Kr,l>vKl>'TOIt.  ',','.'"'���':���.  '.   Oflieoof |Mil>ii.;!Ui(>nj'"'oai'liS'.,iXtliii,.ll.e. ���,  ������������,/Advuriisiiitf   Italos : ,.��1.(11). pen .inch,', each  insertion.    Iteadinynotices,.'���IB  uouts a lino.  Spe'uial Conti'nol Kutes on.'application;'.''' ,-..'  ,'.'.I.11m.i suhsiM'ipt irni prion is . ��.1 a  ym*.i*. payr  ���'uhlo in advance.     N'o iiipm* wjll lit* delivered  ;unl(;ss I his condition is eoni plied with'.'.'  mmi  Satukdav,. 'A u.'gust 3d,; 196 1.J.  yy  I k.SL  ML  ������:'���'' ���'" The Court of >Assize;}vas opened  ;;oiyMonday7of this-week;in:due; aiid  yuicient -'form, and .it, is: aVmatter-ot  ycongratulatioii7 ley the^disrtict.. lhat:  "absence  of ciiiniiaiali'Gliaiiges made,  :fhut:little;:need:7of 7,its-7:sitting.. ;^^The:  isiugle case'lorjiits'^corsideratiou'..>ya.s':  ;^ disposed-of; :iny-ery:.short or clerand,^  tire7 -defendant7j7in7yhe action ?.dis5'  7 charged7 /Ayreport/;of the: case7is7  .given'.���.;':iiV;'.-: auotlieiyicbluhuiy /The:;  Ytbllowing ywell7 'known /gentlemen;  were.empan-nelled'v.up'on: the Grand;  ; JuryyJ"..;H. .Brownlee, .Forferhaij,,^  ;:St7;Clair>Bllci|up^|^|g  Th.��  '/Engihee**i7Mine is Likkly  to Prove 'a-Winner^ :'-���  (5S  WW:  SBCCESSORS  -TO'  A "limiY: of Hr^h' 'Grade, Free Mill-  '''������"; 7 ingfOreyDiseovered"---'Other  '���' yt ������ Promising Properties, on Taku  .'���: Arm/      '; '���".'/ ���.-''��� yyyy" :;-'/y  'L:yyLyL':f^  '���F&h&tanjie& Fancy Groceries  "y. ���  Tohaccosand Confectionery,  P^&sd^^ifMite-s^soittoordersS.^^Giveiis a oa/l^  <$>+-++-**  as!  |;yT��);Mr.7M;77Clere,: Consulting Engineer of the Engineer "Mining Co.,  we7are indebted. . :Jby7,tlie: fqllowing  information'ofylie progress;;6f7de*v  vel��pinitS2t's6f:7lJiis:7in-biiiisiug. -pro-,  pert yy:yFo 1 lbwin g.;:;o 11 t;,tbe;i n's.'truc-'_  lions laid 7gm-enO:b}^;Mi\ Cleiie,.spmc  weeks ago AvorkXlias7 beeiV^steiadily!;  carried.ou,; wi^i^;h'ey&  WLL^jb^y^^^^0^^m  hasy*beeirP��^^  y'y- y*^y   It;  jVf.;de7Gex,.^  erstonhalhJaTh  -���'���y-?����&r<4*  ��� FINEST 'Eg Oi-'P.PE-Dj HOTEL-UN iTHE'-KORTM^^EVjip^HmK  yr;:C:./V7yeO^^  :$$f||^^  *$!'���  Frcfn&h - Restouapaitt,  w^yyy7/7  ���-Skag-^vil  'Si?i7?::y7r:7;;:..  pigKieiy^Xif D.  ���^.r^'":V:yj-^SJiJg^  777   ;: y^^S^r^il^&lliSns^ai'id H. EyYoung, y������������:';������ ::-i  yfty  Wy  y^p^^#*y  ^^\g*|*iyy,.  vy.;\  m  m-~  P  m  8-5��  ni-  ii iv  |ft^v\/e may; be7pardoned; for impres  7 sing.upou-vtiae7;Graudi Jury, the ad-'^  ^dsability y of, yacUaigy ^  Quarks*7madt-yiji 7a::vrec;eiit7issiie\in::  ������;��� that:s��ch7reeommeiidati6iis,7 -inyall,  : laatters- ^appiertairiin giy o-; th e7 public;  ������ weal y.as: m ay.: :-l>e --f; embodied V-dii': the  >'' preseiit'in en t,"; be, n ot so' igracio ii sly,,  or lun'gfficiousl j?,"7: ovei-lciokecl7: as '7;\ya:s;  ; lhe case.last yeay r:::;:'-   *    ,.yy, ,y  ��� According.to'/recent Vancouver  exchauges a, telegraphic ..cbmnuini-  ; ..ca'tio'n .was' received by .Mr. ���;.G.. R.  Maxwell, M. P., which ,wa��,as-, follows :. .-���. :r.;.,,.. .:���.;.,-. 'v..  :; '.'".You may a-nuoiuiee tJiat .miners-  bringing,gold to.the Vancouver.Assay Office ..with a-eertifiGate that  Royalty has been  paid,, will receive  -a rebate of One- per. cent..7 ..  ...   (Sgd.)    , ..ClU'EORU SlFTON.'"  Gananoque,. Out.,. July 22,,, 1901..,  .���This-; despatch, yvas: received ,in"  '������ connection--'--with--': the-establ-irih'meiit  of the   Vancouver'; Assay  Office for  the purchase of .gold.. ;.Ver.y.natur-  ' "ally the /news-- was : received   with  much    pleasure   liy   the  people  of  -Vancouver,, and they have, reason to-,  congratulate -themselves   upon  the  acquisition of such an institution in  thoifrmidst:   No doubt this concession on the* part,  of lhe   Dominion  Government. may be of some advantage to Vancouver,, so far as.the  Yukon is concerned,, bin   we fail to  see where  any  benefit is to be derived over the Seattle Assay Office,,  in so far as British Columbia-placer'  gold  is  concerned..   The   Board of  Trade of Vancouver, in order lo.be  able to offen  induceinenls to miners  here. and. elsewhere in the'.Province,  wiCfiha^e-tO'exert itself to* obtain a  similar coiiGe'ssiorii   from,   the  local!  government.     On*   behalf." of- lhat  government we might  venture  tlie  suggestion,  that, if such   a   rebate:  were   allowed,   a   great    stimulus.  would  be  given   towards  assisting;  the officials    in   the  collection   o��  royalty in this section.  'J&SBaSiBfflSr.tlife;cou.h trip* rock:- The  y-iW\J- -y-.-- -������..-,'-,��� --,-��� ;���'-��� ���.  y..'yyy:..y:*-  tGttkjis. jdentical^to all /appearances^  with that' ��f: - the in i 1L - test- >s trin ger,,  .which.-';iias7furiiishedyhe. brtsis:bfs6:  hiany sehpationali'iiepbrts^regardiiig7  lihe'/pruipert)'.,', ;A:;tichypayv streak;  has-'alsobeeu'discoveiied' in a,;liigher  .tfoss-cut,:/^t:7;the yfaultiiigHQf'the  F6ui^dat^oh7';''idde7H.^^'A--numberkof  slaafte'7 have/been/7 sunk'alisiugrthe  ^break's: ;;;between77: the -' several '.out-;  orpppiiigsjof^the'^^Bi^led^  each;:irist;anee7str,uck7,tlie orelbody:';  All.the"sliaft:F7:haveybeen"'Sun^  Uvie'wkh tJie-:fiiistjveiii- of: the";Big-  |Lode.-and exposed a:Xf-foot'cover.ed'  cropping..-/ This>leads to the belief  Bhat;the; original theory1 of ;;a 'wide  and1 faultless lode,' if; such were tlie  case^would'be-ah"-expanse of.'paral-  ' lei quartz; stringers; alteraated.-with  liighly mineralized slate;.7;Another  pay;streak/has; been7 struck at the  junction of the':-Fouhdation and-the  Big /lodes) Vni;'>;the'\'telLtiride'\aiKl.;ar-  senide" tormations/    But'; whether  liiis.rich,: but  very peculiar, forma-  tibii..be ':araenide,;'7.'telluricle  or - perhaps ;'a ' yet -'undiscovered:form of  gold; -is-,'still ^.'a'7;iiiattei>: of; dispute.  It is.-certainly-'very;7 susceptiJjle of  extraction7-by; cyanide,7 but regardless of very expert/'opijuousytothe  contfaryi;7failsv"fo;7materialize  good,  values iii* smelting.' ;That.it can be  saved, by smelting cannot,;of Gourse,'.  be disputed..   But  it seems evident  that chemists  must'*'devote   much  experimental wo.rk.to this rock before  they can successfully, save its, values  iu   smelting.     The > assay   returns  from the first mentioned strike have  shown $240 in gold,, free milling.  The several properties hoav under, exploitation ar.e all. reported,  well of and'some* fine showings are  sure to be made before-many, weeks  are ovei:.' -.'"-��� ���'.-*' ������'������'��� ���"���"  1  ^.fi::.y.v           _  ;;7:>; y:';Im;poriier71 o^  -FIRST^k'^S TREETV7'I ATLIN  Photos p  vl:/-;;/and|  yffiPtlj  Over  ���������ll  LysM  -t^m^/Wl^  i  FILM]:  Develrj  iii  I  lAiJ. Bakzr  ::"---'',,;',��� '.:'-:: y-:/'.;Manager.y;;:7.  9>  A.TLiN|  l&&'-y���lt.  �����  ��� E;yS.iV|  ,';���'. cil  Third Street;;!  '���:W.--WA'T,t,AC'B Gf'  W.  WALLA)  ��� MINING BROKff  :... ;:/7:yry 7:y;/^/ .,-��� ������;...; ...:..:i,i  ...'' Gorner :Pearl and First Streets, Atlin*, B^C- y  Tiiis   New"; and. "C  ,16th, 'i.9'(D>r.'-iy:Everything"inv.k is- New���Strictlly: First .Class'.;  CHOICEST WINCS.UOUORS AND CIGARS-���aSE GOOBS A SPECIAITY.  Third  /Tlierml  Troy La!  r^ulic  Inin^y:';;/'y7,#yy:,.:j  U  Lako St., b%  ���W.-:'���fl  N(f?  Wright. Creek..  The Premier and  party will not  arrive in Atliii before* the 15th inst..  Piping on the Peudugwig. Syndicate property on Wright creek  has been "''discontinued' on account  of.low. water.. 'Prospect work is  being carried, on, wibln a; view to  operating to. better-, advantage next  year,, when a. longeu season is-looked  for. While the water lasted, every  advantage was taken to do. a large  amount, of. work..  Mining, Ptumping & "Sltticing; MacBiiinier}^  entrifttgal Sand,; Gravel &  Dredging Punijps-  Cc  OKFlCUi-Pc-  AH Kinds   Suvni'iil  }'��i  HYlDilMULIC'- DERRICKS ��� From 3 to lotons- lifting- caipaeity..  '    HAND    POAVER    DERRICKS   of  t  to  2 tons lifting, ca.pacit.y-.  RYD.RAU LIC    GRAVEL    ELEVATORS,-  HYDRAULIC    GIANTS,.    WATER    GATESy  .     ANGLE   STEEL    RIFFLES    &  HYDRAULIC    RIVETED'   PIPE.  "-���"' .-The Joshua Hendy Machine: Works.  Nos.. 3-S to 44 Fhhiviont STRiaoT,. ��� ���  i       ���;.        ,     .SAN    FRANCISCO,. CAL-  Writs for prices; eii'.culans and catalogues,; ov eall on* .  Ay C. Hirschkld, Agent, Atlin., B.C.  ROWNp  J. 11. rI  ' K. ci  Civil and'I  ar  .   Pkari. s|;  GENERA'l  BOl'jp  'if!  All Goods at. /,('  ���-     :>r'A  \A A  Mr I  : )��l  II*  ATLIN,   B.  C, SATURDAY,  AUGUST,  3,  ;goi.  b$  I* ��� ��� ��� <$  id  vm  liew.s  ilin &  Creeks  in  \ws    to  r"  lTES  'rinted  viefd  tLDING,  J,   P.LS.  1.  I incut lliiililiug;  jME  &  Co.,  JSSION AGENTS.  IlinB. C.  Vapour  Bath ouse  Watson Ave.  . Coffin. Prop.  jLIC.  Jpp. Post Oflice.  png Papers  it*  3l   experience.��� -  li., I). L..S.  cr..  Jc Engineers,  Ivors.  tun, B. C.  N & Go.,   _;  \handise,  I^EEK.  <*rcli;litiiig; Done,  (dlinan's.  DICALICKS   IN*  hell and ffeavy Hardware  Look   un   your   list   for 'the   following ��� lines ��� in   General  Hardware:  -t=Z? PICKS,  SHOVELS,  BAR IRON,  NAILS,  'COOKING  UTENSILS, -  STOVES AND RANGES,     ,  TARRED  FELT ROOKING,  PLAIN ROOFING  PAPER,  . .    '���       Call aud see our  CAST STEEL,  PICK STEEL,  WHEEL-BAR ROWS.  ROPE,  Bar Glassware,  AXES,  MATTOCKS,  HANDLES,  GLASS, Etc., Etc  sole agents for  GIANT" "POWDER    CO.   Con.,   of Victoria,  B.   C.  40 and 60 per cent Dynamite in 25 .and'50 pound Cases.  The, Telegraph. Line Nears  Completion���Atlin to be  Repeating Station." <  Il has been ascertained ��� lhat the  Ashcrol't-Yukon   Telegraph line ��� is  "rapidly Hearing'1 completion and  that there now only remains some  thirty miles of wire lo string. " The  delay in the completion of the service has been caused by I lie difficulty . in gelling the necessary  supplies forward, " owing to the  great amount of snow which has  been encountered, together with the  great growth of brush and fallen  timbers. It is almost assured that  connection will be made with the  two ends by, at the latest, the 15th  iiist. Ashcroft will be made the  repealing station, from here lo the  main   line   between Vancouver and  ������Montreal, while Atlin. will .be the  repealing station for Dawson and  points west. One of tiie engineers  will come.to Atliii next week to in-  stal th'e necessary ' repeaters] and  other appliances, connected there;  with. .. "'���.-'.  The White Pass Ry.vto - Lose  a   Good Man.  It is rumoured that' General  Manager E." C. Hawkins of the  White Pass & Yukon Railway, on  his return from Dawson, '-is going  to resign his position from"the "com-;  pany, to embark iu private business in Alaska.  Mr. .Hawkins has occupied the  position of General Manager of the  White'Pass since the beginning of  the road's operations, and has so  successfully conducted the business  for the company, that his resignation  will be seriously fell.  PUBLIC   ENQUIRIES   ACT.  ,' . _^���f     j  TDUHI.IC not ire is hereliy triven Unit under  iiiill hy virtue ol 'the --Public limiuii-ies  Ai't " 11 Commission lias lii'iin issued lothe  llonoraliie Anyns .John Mi-Coll, .Chief Jin-,  .ticiMil the Province ol lii'it ish Coliimhia, to  (Mm 11 iit into the conduct .ol" the offices id' the  Gold Commissioner and Mining; lircordor-,  of tlio IIimiiii'II Luke and Atlin Lake Mining;  Divisions ol Hritish. Columbia, and tlmt thp  first meeting' of the said Commission will lie  held at tin: Court House at Atlin, II. C , on  Monday,* the twelfth (12th) day- of August,  1001, at the hour of eleven o'eloek in the  forenoon, lor tin; purpose oT receiving; any  complaints which may be made in respect of  any ol the said matter-, and of fixing such  respective times and places as niiiy he  deemed most suitable for the licitrintr of evidence in reference thereto, and otherwise  dealing; with the same.  ��� '  Every complaint must be iu writing;, shortly but clearly, specifying the nature ol the  complaint, in order that the ]>er��on"complained of may know what he is to meet.  .Subpoenas 'reciuiring; the attendance of  any witness or, witnesses who may he do-  sired by, any. party to attend before the Com-:  missiouer tor the purpose off g'.ivingz evidence  may be obtained from-the undersigned.  Ily Section 12 of the said Public Enciuiries  Act it is provided " tfi'af no statement, made  by ally person iu answer to any question put  liy the Commissioner shall,'except in cases  of indictment for perjury committed iu such  .answers, be .admissible in evidence in any  action, trial, suit, or proceeding, civil or  criminal." .  "'All communications to be addressed to the  Secretary.  Dated at Atlin. H. C, this Kith day of July,  1901. '������-'���  v _ Gr,o. A. Stew.mu- Potts,  ���Secretary of tlie Commission .  'NOTICE.  Certificate of Ininrovcmenis  TSJOTICI-' is hereby griven that 1, l' FScliiu-  iN scliinidt, I'M O No. lOTTI,' Secretary of  'I' 11<��� Gleaner Mining iVMillinu: Co. Ltd.* Liu.,  li* M C, No. !i:il:l, intend, Sixty days from date  hereof, to apply to the Mining" Recorder for  a GVrtiUrate ol Improvements, for the' purpose o I .obtaining a Crown (Irani upon the  follow in1; described Mineral Claim: ���  The Myosotis Mineral Claim, sit nate iu the  Atlin Mining; Division of Cassiar District aud  located on Tuku Arm, about one mile south  of Sheet) Creek and three thousand (MHO)  feet ti-om the water-* of Tuku Arm.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 117, must be commenced before the  issuance ol such. Certificate of 'Improvements. ,  Dated thisTwenfy-sPcoiiddny ofjiine, I HI) I.  I'. P. .St'ii.Misoii.MiiiT, Secy.  Bulmer & Parrot,  Livery StabJes.  Notice."  Gertifioate of Sm&revcnscnts  THE  Copy of a Report of a Committee  of the Honorable the Executive  Council, approved by His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor  on the 17th day of July, 1901.  TTNDIilt the provisions of Section 111 of the  '-'    " Assessment    Act,"   Chapter 1 Til.   It.  S.,  His   Honour the    Lieutenant - Governor   ol  . Hritish .Columbia, hy ami with the advice of  the   Executive Council,   cloth ..order'im follows:���-   y y   ' ' ' *. ��� y ~  That tlio tax levied' liy Section 10 of the  said Act shall be dui! and payable iu the  CmiyiCAT, n'uxski'T'"'Lakh and Ati.in Lauk  Mrxr.s'd Divihtons, monthly, on the first��� day  of ouch month : ,  Aud it is further ordered, that the Gold  Commissioner for the said Mining; Divisions  be, and is hereby authorized to use such  means as he may consider necessary, in conformity with" the said Act, to fully comply  with the provisions of this Order :  And it is further ordered that this Order  shall be published in the British Columbia  Gazette, and . in the Atliii Claim newspaper,  for a period of one tiionl h.  .I7 I).  PKUNTIOK.    ,      !  j.v-27-lt (.'lerk. Kxcculivi'('oiiucil.     j  IRVING   HOTEL,  Pine City, B. C.  Has the Best Equipped Par.  The McDonald   Entertainment   Hall in Connection.  A. It. McDonald, Prop.  ���NTOTlCli is hereby siven that 1, P Fpcluu-  schmidt, T* 11 C, No. HHH7I, Secretary of  The Gleaner Mining & Milling' Co., Ltd. Liu.,  e 11 C, Xo. 3813, intend, Sixty days from date  hereof, to apply to tlio Mining' Recorder for  u Certificate of Improvements,, for t lie purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant upon the  following* described Xliucrul Claim:  The Taku Chief .\liiLorul Claim, situate in  the Atlin .Million- Division of Cassiar District  and located on Taku Arm and adjoining the  Myosotis Mineral Claim on the north end.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be" commenced before the  issuance of such Certilicate of 'Improvements.  '   Dated this Twenty-second day of June, 1001.  ,.    .���   ; P. K. ScHAiisciiJirDT, Seuy.  - '  ��� >       Notice. .. y    ���-- -  Certificate of Improvements.  -APPLICATION FOR LAND.'  ���NTOTICIi is hereby g;iveu that Sixty days  . after datp [ intend to apply to tlie Chief  Commissioner of Lands ami Works for permission to purchase the following: described  tract of land in the Atlin Mining; Division of  Cassiar, II. C, commencing tit a post planted  at the S. li. corner of Discovery street at its  junction with Discovery roud, about one  mile from Atliii, and marked ���' IS. P. Queen's  N. W. corner post," thence south 10 chains:  thenee east 10 chains: thence north II) chains:  thence west 1(1 chains to point of commence*  input, containing Kit) acres more or loss.  June 10th, 11)111 ti. P. QUKEN,  TyTOTICH is hereby g-iveii that T, P P Sehar-  sclunidt, PMC-No. 3371. Secretary of  the Gleaner Mining; it Milling; Co., Ltd. Lia..  1' II C, No. 3343, intend, Sixty days from dare  hereof, to apply to the Mining; Kecordor for  a Certilicate of Improvements, lor the purpose of obtaining- a Crow n Grant, upon the  following described ,.Mineral Claim:���  The Luke View Mineral Claim, situate in  the Atlin Mining; Division of Cassiar District  aud located on Taku Arm, and bounded on  the south by the Taku Chief Mineral Claim.  And further take notice that action, under  Section 37, must be commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this Twenty-second day of. 1 line, 1901.  P. F. SciiAKScu.uiUT, Secy.  Saddle. Horses,    Buggies,"   Hfiad  Caris,  Pack Horses.for Hire. <-  Stages   Leave   Atlin    for   Discovery  Daily from the Royal Hotel.  APPLICATION   FOR   LAND.  JsTOTICH.is hereby g;iven that, Sixty days  after date f intend to apply to tho Chief  Commissioner of Lauds aud Works for permission to purchase the following; described  tract of laud: Commencing; at a post planted  on the shore of Taku Arm, about half a mile  liast of the mouth ol Wan river; thence  south one mile: theneo west, one mile;  thence north one mile, more or less, to the  shore of Taku Arm, thence following; the  shore of Taku Ann to the point of commencement. '  JOSliPIl TALLMIUIJ.  May Kith, 11)01. 2m-jl  TULES EGGliI*T~&"s6N^  ��� vSWLSS   Watchmakkrs, -    '  And   manufacturing; jewellers.  All kinds'of inijrsrtnofl; executed with  neatness and dispatch.  First  st.   next   to Vancouver General Ktoi'B  THE    PIONEER    SHOEMAKER^  Joe Palmer0  Repniiincj <ind Soling Rubber   Boots  A Specialty.  K  IR KLAND HOTEL.  J.  KIRKLAND', - Managkk.  Kirst-class dining room , ,*  Aud Elegant Sleeping Rooms.    ���  A. Brunicii, Proprietor.  ()|)|josite tlie Koyal Hotel, Kirst St.  Fresh Fish always on hand.  Hydraulic   aud   Other   Companies  Supplied at Wholesale Rates.  ���o*j^*j3*������*a*o.*n*o.*w*��*��**��*j^*j^o*a*��:**o.*:o*o*0'*o*o*��Q  APPLICATION   FOR    LAND.  N  OTIGIi is lierphy -riven that Sixty days  after date, I intend to apply to tlie  Chief Commissioner of Lauds and Works for  permission to purchase the following; described tract of laud iu the Atliii Mining; Division of Cussiar District. li.C: Commencing;  lit u'post Marked " li. .1. Ilug;lu's' S. \V. Corner Post," planted on the: north side of the  Atliuto river, about one mile from Taku  City: thence north Itlchains: t hence east 10  chains; thence south III chains; ilience west.  -II) chains to point of commencement, containing; lOOueres, moro or less.  li..1. IlL-IIIIKS.  ' Atlin, li.C. June2rith. IIKII. jh-2il-2m  APPLICATION    FOR   LAND.  TSJOTfCli v is hereby g;iveu tlmt Sixty days  ufter date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lauds and Works for permission to purchase tho following; described  tract of land: Commencing; at a post,situated  on the shore of Taku Arm about, one half  mile north of the 'mouth of Atliuto River,  thenee east, ID chains: thence south'40 ehains:  thence west 40 chains, more or less, to the  shore of Taku . Ariii; tiienee, following; the  nliore of Taku Arm, to the point of com-  mencemeiit. AKTIIUli C.  DICIC.  JiiJieJIlh, I!)U1,.��� jyil-2ni  THg "KOOTENAY    HOTEL.  i;     George E. Hayes, Proprietor.  ���  ��� COK.   ElKST  AND   TkAINOR   STRKICTS.  'i'liis'Kirst Class Hotel   has   been   remodeled and refurnished througrliuut  and oilers tlie best iicuoiiinioilatiou  to  Transient or Permanent  Guests.���American and liuropeaii Plan.  Finest   Wines,   Litguors   and   Gigars.  Billiards    and    Pool.  0  t  d  0  ^<*��o*o*o*o*.o:*o.*o.*o*<(*o^)Ko.oo**o*o*o.*o.*a*a**a*o*itt*a*cea*a*  [Kli. Gillksimi*:. Prop.  Cigars.  Finest  Wines,   Liquors . and  Furnished Rooms by the Day,       '  '���V-''\W^ek:^br'Mionth'.  Vancouver  Gsneral  Store.  CARRIES A FULL LINE OF  GENERAL MERCHANDISE  A. S:. Cross & Co  1st. Street Atlin.  '- HOTEL VANCOUVER.;  BEST   LIQUORS   &   CIGARS  Goon  Accommodation. ��� Rksxauhant i:  Connection.  S. JOHNSTON, Proprietor.  Good Stabling; lor Horses and Dous.  ;l  .M  im  i   ' i  -iS  i Y>  i :*  ! *!  * Kl  * y  } -"  i   'I  fl  "���i"  ('���:  S   - ft'-'.  j'JjC-SiU'^iiiiiv'.";',"; ^WiiaillB^iUoi^irtJ'jajaiauwus^  "SSf1  VW  ATLIN, B.C.. SAT^kDAY, AUGUST, 3,   1901  M  1 .  -y  ��)"  J.> ������ 1.    .. ���  ��� l 1.1,    .    i '       y   ;t-t. '1  rj^ii  (jitv.  1 j. C,  CARKI1CS  A   l'-ULL   LINK  OK  Groceries, Boots and Shoes, Gents' Furnishings and Miners' Supplies.  G.  D.  NEWTON &  GO*  PICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  Church  of Kngrlaud:  St. Martin's Church, cor. Thiril uud Train-  or streets. Sunday services, Matins at 11 n.  m., Evensong 7:S0 p.m. Celebration of Holy  Communion, 1st .Sunday in each month und  on Special occasions. Sunday School, Sim-  day at 3 p. in. Committee Meetings, 1st  Thursday in each month. ���  Kev. P. L. Stephenson, Kector.  St. i Andrew's Presbyterian Church hold  services iu the Church on Second Streot.  Morning; service atll evening; service 7:30  Sunduy School at the close of the morning;  service.     Rev. J. Pringle, Minister.  Notice to the Public.  The Editor begs to announce, in  response to numerous wellwishers  ou the creeks and elsewhere, that  the Claim will be sold at the following rates, strictly payable in advance:  One year, $5.00  Six months 3.00  Three months      1.50  One mouth .50  postpaid to the nearest local post-  office. To outside yearly subscribers, .50 cents, and for six months  or less, .25 cents extra. Single  copies, .15 cents.  For tliei famous Lubecke Sliced  Potatoes call at Fraser & Co.  Atlin Lodge, No. 15, A. O. U.  W., meets in the Atlin Claim  Block, on the second and fourth  "Wednesdays of each month. Sojourning brethren are cordially invited to attend.  The case of Mrs. Lucas v. Feth-  erstonhaugh for wages comes up  next week.  Fresh fancy biscuits at E. L. Pillman & Co.  Miss Smith, having resigned her  position in the Public School, left  here on Thursday's boat for her  home iu Victoria. She will be succeeded by Miss Hughes, of New  '���' Westminster, who comes well recommended, and is expected to arrive  here next week, so as to be ready  to open school on the 12th inst.  Until other arrangements are made  the school will occupy the old hospital building on Trainor street.  Furnished rooms to rent���apply  Hotel Northern.  Miss Mitchell left on Thursday  last for Skagway, where she expects to . meet her niece, who is  coming to visit her.  Fresh fruits and vegetables arrive  on every steamer for E. L. Pillman  &Co.  Jiramie Regan has this week received a large consignment of  crockery which he will put on the  market cheap.  Postum Cereal at Fraser & Co.'s  A. Brunich has opened his Fish  Market on First street, opposite the  Royal Hotel, and is ready to supply  all demands for fresh fish.  Avoid all aches and pains by taking a Thermal bath at the Troy  Laundry.  When you go to Vancouver, put  up at the Leland Hotel if you want  to meet mining men from all over  the World. The service is first  class in every respect.  "G. B." chocolates at Dockrill  & Bourne's.  WILL BANG.  Murderer    O'Brien    Will    Hang  On August 23rd Next.  Word has just been received that  the Governor-General has declined  to interfere in the sentence of death  passed at Dawson, upon O'Brien,  the murderer of Clayson, Olsen and  Reilfe, which took place on Christmas Day, 1899, and that, according  to that sente nee, he must hang on  the 23d inst.  Cummings & Richardson?  LADIES  &  GENTS   FURNISHINGS  The Largest  Stock  and Lowest Prices in the  Camp.  Boots and Shoes.  STOCK  OF   "GOLD   SEAL"   RUBBER   BOOTS.  The Latest Styles in Hats,  OUR   PRICES   ARE   BARGAINS.  Atlin   and   Discovery,   B. C, .and   White   Horse,   Yukon. -  Good news is always welcome.���  We learn that Cochrane & Kershaw, on 22 above on McKee creek,  picked up, from the shovel, 23  ounces, and that they look for a  clean-up of not less than 50 ounces,  for the week's work. They picked  up one nugget, weighing 13 ozs.  '' Nuggety '' news of a similar import comes to us also from Boulder,  where it is necessary to inspect the  sluice boxes every night, beiore  closing down, and that nuggets of  from 1 to 6 ozs. are nearly as common as "chuckie stanes.'' '.  Oil baize, floor oil-cloth and  house-lining, very cheap and good,  at Eraser & Co. ��  The Vancouver .Restaurant has  changed hands, and ' it has been  thoroughly renovated. Gus Thorn-  ston is now lessee and puts up a  meal second to none in town. Give  him a trial.  Take your prescriptions to Dockrill & Bourne's.  F. Victor Austin has kindly volunteered to offer his services on behalf of the Fire Fund and will render several selections at a ball to be  given in Burton's Hall on Wednes1  day, 15th inst.  There is more solid comfort in a  cup of Blue Ribbon Tea than in a  gallon of most beverages.  Editor A." C. Hirschfeld returned  from a flying visit, of four weeks'  duration, to Vancouver, Victoria  and San Francisco. He did not  omit to mention in each place that  he had a1 "Claim" in Atlin".  Mr. and Mrs. Letherdale cordially  invite the people of Atlin, Discovery  and all the creeks to a dance at the  Gold House on Friday next, Aug.  9th.  M-i. John Caplice, from Butte,  Montana, has returned. He saw  just enough of the district on his  last visit that now he wants to see  some more.  To Wiioji rr May Concern:  Know all men by these presents,  that. We, The Atlim Claim Publishing Co., have now on hand a  full and complete stock of Commercial Stationery and that we are  prepared to execute all orders with  neatness and despatch.  Blue Ribbon Coffee is absolutely  pure.���It is sold in all the stores in  Atlin.  The Atlin Mining Co. have  now  added 325 feet to their sluice boxes.  The Chief Justice and  party are  guests of Mr. Fetherstonhaugh to  McKee creek todav.  Turner Beeton # Co.  WHOLESALE     DRY    GOODS,     LIQUORS     AND    CIGARS.  ^-Importers' of all classes of Foreign Goods  "�����     ^  Vlctoria   and   Vancouver*  Sole Agents for:  BROWN'S    4    CROWN    SCOTCH    WHISKY  . CORBY'S    CELEBRATED   CANADIAN    RYE  A. B. C. BOHEMIAN    St.    LOUIS    BEER  MOET   &    CHANDON    CHAMPAGNE,    DRY' IMPERIAL  P.   BURNS   & CO.,  Dressed Meats and Fish.  ATLIN   AND   DISOVERY.  VENDOME   HOTEL.  <    Choicest Wines, Liquors & Cigars.  FREE BOWLING ALLEY.  Hydraulic Giants & Hydraulic Riveted Steel Pipe.  Wo manufacture a full line of all supplies required for  Hydraulic   Mining.  We have now in our shops orders for 7000 feet of Pipe: also Water Gates, Hydraulic  Giants, etc. Perhaps you may need something immediately from the following lines,  which we can ship at once from stock:  ENGINES FAN'S ORE CARS GRIZZLIES  BOILERS BLOWERS ORE BUCKETS BELTING  PUMPS BLOWERS VALVES ENGINEERS' FITTINGS,  ETC.  The Vancouver Engineering Works  SUCCE880NS to ARMSTRONG   &   MORRISON,  Iron   Founders, Boiler Makers and Machinists.  OFFICE   AND   WORKS,   VANCOUVER,   B. C.  THE   GOLD    HOUSE.  DISCOVERY,   B.C.  Comfortably Furnished Rooms���By the Day, Week op Month.  AMERICAN    AND    EUROPEAN    PLAN.  3. Lkathkhdalb, Proprietor.  n< R-rnc * Tint, new Fqur-Horse Saratogo leaves this Hotel at:  i-��!XOn   r>IX)S. 8 a.m., 11. 30 a.m. and It o'clock for Atlin.  JIMMY REGAN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware,  Now uud Second   Hand Tin und Granite Ware, Iron  Steel, Picks, Shovels and Blacksmith**  Coal. Giant Powder, Cups, Fuse and Yukon Stove.1,.  Goods   Bouqht   Sold   and   Exchanged.  C. DOELKER,  .   .    .    FRESH MEATS ALWAYS ON HAND.    .    .  Fish,    Game   in   season and   home   made   Sausage.  Northern Hotel Building, First Street.  G. E. Hayes.  .1. G. COKKKI.t..  Discovery.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT  IN  CONNECTION.  tleadimui'tei's "or Buhner A Parrntt's stage.  PINE TREE HOTEL.  DISCOVERY, B. C.  Finest of liquors.     Good stabling.  Eo. Sands, Proprietor.  O.K.  BATHS  BARBER SHOP  F. LINK Prop.  Now occupy their new quarters next  - to the Bunk of B. N. A., First Street.  The b��th roonisurc equally as good ��** found  in   cities.   Private Enti'nuca for ladle*.  ..!  r.f,  * I.  u  *��:s^^^ K^?��gr2^^  %W2QV]!!2S!%^Ztt\::T���

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