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 J  *?  THE  oVOI,.   7.  ATLIN, IB. C.SATURDAY,   AUGUST 2,    igo=.��  NO.   159.  ���J.    H?    Richardson,  Successor   to  'C11 minings    &    Richardson,  The   Leading  House  NOW'S   YOUR   CHANCE:  For   Bargains  '���   In   Dry, Goods,   Boots  'and   Shoes.  The Canadian Bank of Commerce.  CAPITAL    PAIIV UP    #8,000,000.  Branches of the Bank at Seattle,  San Francisco,  Portland,  Skagway, etc.  Exchange sold on all Points*  Gold Dust Pukciiasko���Assay -Oi'i'ich-in Conn'KCTion'. *  v    1 ��� ���        ' J. S:  MUNRO, Manager.  LOUI3   SCHULZ,  Wholesale    and    Retail    Butcher  FIRST   STREET,    ATLIN;   B.^   C.  Agents for:  .    THE "STANDARD   OIL   CO.,  THK   CUDAHY   PACK TNG   CO,.,  c CHASE   &   SANBORN,   (Seal Coffee).  / R.OSE   OF   ELENSBURC    BUTTER.  "Wholesale; ";& '  Retail  The ROSS - illOOINd Co.,  We solicit your Mail Orders.  SKAGWAY,  Alaska  Pioneer Bakery and Restaurant  .SI'HCIAI.'1'IK.S  IN ���    > .  FANCY   CAKES   &   PASTRY.  Fresh Bread, Rye Bread, etc.  ' ' Chas. 'Mykr, Proprietor.  Good Kooms to Kent���Hy the J)uy, Week or .Month nt reiihonulile rutes.  JIMMY REGAN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware,  .Men's  Hull' Soles und Shoe Nulls.  Henry Distnu & Son'.*, S����>. Windows, Dooi"  Glass uud Pnttey, etc*., etc.  BOOM BANG BOOM! Dynamite,   Caps   and    Fuse.  Full Line of Winchester���Black & Smokeless���Rifle & Shotgun  :       Cartridges.  Goods   Bouqht   Sold   and   Exchanged.  THE    WHITE    PASS    a    YUKON  ..,"   .      ROUTE.  Passenger and Express Service, Daily (except .Sunday), between  Skagway,*Log Cabin. Bennett, Caribou, White Horse and Intermediate  points, making close connections with our own steamers at White Horse  for Dawson and Yukon points,.and at Caribou for Atlin every, Tuesday  and.Friday; Returning, leave Allin every Monday and Thursday.  Telegraph Service to Skagway.    Express  matter  will  be received  for shipment to aud from all points in Canada and the United States.  For information relative lo Passenger, Freight, Telegraph or Express  Rales apply to any Agent of the Company or lo  J.  F.  LiCK, Traffic Manager, Skagway.  J.  Lii'scommi,  Local Age.iit, Atlin. B. C.  G. K. Haves.  J. O. COKSEtifj.  Discovery.  OPEN  DAY AND NIGHT.  FlRST-CLASS RESTAURANT  .... IN "  CONNECTION.    '";���'���  PINE TREE HOTEL.  DISCOVERY, B.' C.  Finest, of liquors.     Good stabling.  lin. Sandh, Proprietor.  HOTEL VANCOUVER.  HliST   LIQUORS   A   CIGAKS  Goon  Accommodation.'.��� Kkstaukast  is  Connection.  S. JOHNSTON, Proprietor,  lleiiiluiiarters! for llnliner & PurroU's stajje. Good Stabling for Horses und Doss.    ��� "  MINISTER OF MINES.  The Annual   Report   of   the  Department  rias Been Handed Down ��� A  Satisfactory Condition Jn  Mining1 Progress.  The Animal Report of^thc Mines  Department has come to'hand this  week. - It is an exceptionally good  report, and it is gratifying lo note  the prosperous condition of the  uiii'.ii g industry during tlie past  year. Thc-following extracts will  be'found interesting ;  "The mining industry has, during 1901, still maintained thai rapid  growth which has characterised it  since the inception of lode mining  some ten years ago. It is all the  more gratifying to be able to make  this announcement again this year,  inasmuch as reports to the contrary  have been so widely circulated that'  the impression that .T901 has proved  a disastrous year has gained much  credence, not onlv abroad, but even  within' cur ownborders. Statistics  are the best refutation of this impression. The statistical tables  show-that the value of the mineral  production of this Province for the  past year is greater than that of the  Yukon; lhat we have in our mineral deposits a "Klondike" . of our  own, and a permanent and growing  one at that. The Yukon is credited  with an output of $18,000,000,  while British" Columbia produced  $20,086,780.  The table showing the annual  growth of the mining industry  shows " that in the last leu years  the output p has increased from "$2,-  978,530 in 1892 to $20,086,780 in  T901, and the increase'has been  gradual aud steady, the result of  new properties added ' to the producing list each year, aud the ir.-  cieasing development of the older  properties."   ���  "The statistics1 show "that the  gold production of the Province���  including both placer and lode gold  ���for the past year was ol a value  of $5,3:8,703, which is an'increase  over that of 1900 of $586,598, or  equal to about 12 per cent increase.  This is the greatest gold production British ��� Columbia has ever  made. Tn 1900 the increase was  I2j4 per cent over the previous  year, aud the increase this year  over 1900 is 11 4-5 per cent, showing the glowing importance of the  gold output of the Province."  " As noted in the Report last  year, the Atlin camp was in the  transition stage from ordinary  placer mining to hydraulic methods  and it was expected that at least  two or three of the hydraulic companies would , be in .operation during the season of 1901. That such  expectations have,not been realized  is due largely lo lhe friction, which  was .probably ' inevitable, between  lhe individual miners and'lhe huge  hydraulic companies'. The owners  of individual placer claims have  rights which must .be respected,  and their - holdings1 must not lie  buried under hydraulic tailings;  but at the .same time it is a notorious fact that a mini her of these in-  rlividual claims, which arc worthless as placer claims, arc being held  simply to em harass the huge companies in the hope of being  "bought off." Is is n::t to be  taken as implied thai all arc thus  acting unfaiihybul many undoubtedly are, and the only apparent  remedy is the strict application of  the law that calls for continuous  representation. It has been suggested that many of the disputes  occuring could have been settled by  the Gold Commissioner if he was  given the lequisite power. Such  suggestions fail to take into account the limitation of the powers  of the Province by the B.N.A. Act, '  and the decision of the Courts that  the Province can confer only ministerial powers and . not judicial  powers upon its officers.  "The existing hydraulic com- ��  panies have also delayed matters  by mutual disagreements,'ending in  litigation, wheie'a slight application of the principle 'live aud let-  live* would have rendered a compromise possible. It is to be expected that these troubles have  largely worn* themselves out, and  that 1902 will see legitimate work  proceeded with.  The continued prospecting of the  benches has been encouraging, and  such work as was done by the hydraulic companies gave most hopeful indications. There does not  appear to huve been any new placer  ground of importance opened up in  this section, while the. reports from  the Chilkat Division indicate that  the new., discoveries of last year  have deep'bedrock, and they have  so far proved profitable; il is only  fair, however, to say thai lhe past  summer was so wet that flood  water prevailed iii the creeks most.,  of the short season,.preventing satisfactory work. As a riile; when  the individual placer claims began  to give out last year, the prospecting for lode mines really began in  this section, wilh lhe result that a  number of very promising prospects  have < been recorded and received  some slight development. Il is as  yet premature to stale how important these will eveiil'uallv prove to  be, but so far they'promise well.  Minor Accidents.  William Lock wood was the victim of a painful, though not serious,  accider.l this week. He was moving pipe 011 the Sunrise ground and  got his right hand badly jammed.  Yesterday morning, Mr. Grier,  of Pine, below Discovery, got mixed up in a land slide and got out  with a broken rib.  M  4  \t  .H  I  Ml  f|  1  $  r.J|  H  n ATLIN,  B.C., SATURDAY,  AUGUST 2,, 1002  lie Atlin Claim.  Published    every    Snlui'ilny   morning   liv  T'Jl: ATl.lN Cl.AlM    Ptllll.lKIIINR Co.  A. C. Iliiii*r*iii'i'.i.ii, Kni-mn.  I>. Todd 1,kk��, Knli-I'dimr.  Ollii'U of puhlii'iition 1'enrl S'., Allin. H. (',.  Ai'.vi'i'lisiiiK   lluti'f :   .*l.('(l   per  inch,  each  insertion.    Ucadinu not ices, 2."i '<'enl< a lino.  S|ifi*ial font met   llnti's on application.'  Tin: siihscripl ion price is ��'*> a yr:\r payable in advance. Nil p ipi"i* will In1 ili'liM-rrd  uid<>>:s this enndit ion is compli.'d with.  Saturday,  Ai'C.u.st 2,,r9o:  'A;r the reque-il of seveial parties  interested we reprint thai portion of  Judge Henderson's decision of the  case, Palmer vs The Atlir.-Willow  Creek Gold ?sIi11i11o- Co., et al., in  counccliou with . lhe Willow creek  ditch, which gives the Judge'ssum-  rnhig up, together with an addition  lo lhe original judgment, which  was put on record on Moi'day :  Willi respect to tof the account nl tin- Atlin ���  Willow Creek Go., a^ainsi the ditch, 1 think  the items of .>|7.-|() payment tor the Clifford  Hump nnd the ��:i,)0 ror the extension ol'tlio  ditL'li. .should he ilisiillowcil, ns noil her of  Hi I'M1 .sooms to have licon contemplated in the  original scheme. Tin; delmidanls. (In; Arlin-  Willow Crook (Jo., contonil Unit liy tlicir ne-  ��� liiii'iii<i certain claims ol the original SO, in  respect of whose claims the water record  was grunted, they lune a bona lidc vijsht to  '��� tho use of the wilt or or at least a portion of  it. fn this contention tho company is sus-  - itiiiicil by Scot. Id of this Water Clauses Consolidation Act, which stutos thut ** ovory record obtained liy tho owner of land oi' the  owner ol a mine sliall he deemed as appurtenant to the. land or mine in respect of  whiuh such record is obtained." Sub-sort: 2  reads as follows: "All assiirnmeii t.s transfers  or (.'onveyanoes permitted by law of any  inino . . shall be construed to have convoyed  and transferred, and to eoi.veyaud transfer  any and all recorded water privileges appurtenant to the premises nssijino.l. tr.uislerred  or conveyed," etc.  There is no evidence that anv member of  this original SO, except the plaintilf. Vulmer,  although lie Mies on behalf of himself ami sill  other members of tlie association, is claiming to be entitled in this nation to the Use oi  water from the Miners*'ditch. Some of the  claims of . tlie original ,sa have liaen worked  out or abandoned and sonic ot the original  SO. who left this district in 1 ho autumn of  I.SW.did not retm u, or at least tliere is evidence to warrant this inference.  He Fore statin"- my conclusions in  tho matter, I think it   inut.   unimportant  to mention  , that   although   this  water record is tor 2:i!)()  inches, the capacity of the ditch i.-, mil more  than JUUO inches, and the average iiuantity of  wafer carried by the ditch i> somewhat less  than KHin inches, probably from IWI) to 8'iQ  inches, as far as I eiin ascertain from the  evidence.  After careful consideration or the matter.  I am of the opinion that tlie defendants, the  -Vtliu-Willow Creek Co.. are entitled ton  lirst ohai'fre on the ditch, to the extent of the  amount, expended by thein. less tho items  previously mentioned as disallowed. I make  tho amount to be, less deductions. S(iB95.:il.  Astlie iiiitiiitjll'. i'almer has not disposed  of his claim, nor. iu my opinion, ot hi> interest in the. ditch. I hold that he is entitled  to the use of one slniee-lioad ol water in the  ditch, ho to make his own connection. Tlio1  connection must not be made witli tlie Clifford Ilium*, unless with the consent of the  defendant company, as. I hnvealroailv pointed out. tiiis fnriiieil no part of the original  scheme, but was purchased by t ho Atliu-Wil-  low Creek (Jo. from Clilford. To obviate  the necessity of a further accounting and  save further expense and litigation, I think  it advisable to lix the plaiutill's rate of purulent al ��2.1)11 per sluicc-heail.  With re,peer to the pusitioii of tho defendants. Queen. I'arrotr ami KiiIiium-, I have arrived at thn conclusion, not without some  reluctance, lhat they have no vij*ht of execution as a;rainst the ditch, but that they  must look to the members comprising- the  Willow Creek Miners' Association for payment, such association, in my opinion, having no corporate existence, and never had  any.  I   have   uiveu   .some   consideration   to the  ��� liiRstioa   of   costs   and    have concluded   to  make no order with reference thereto.  ^ Ai.r.\-AXi)Kn lli:si>Kitsux, .1.  ' The following, which was handed  down on .Monday, is constituted  part of the above decision:  On the application of the plaintiff  for further consideration of ihe rea  sous   lor   judgment,   the   plaintiff  and   lhe   defendant company both  being represented, I   have  come lo  the   conclusion   that  the  items of  $1750 for, lhe   Clifford   Hume and  S300   for   extension   of   the ditch  mentioned as disallowed should not  be disallowed, as, although   in   lhe  contemplation   ol'   the   paities   the  Clifford    flume -and   the extension '  were   not   in    the original scheme,  they were afterwards   included as a  variatio-i  of such   .scheme.    These  , two amounts will, therefore be added to the   amount   of   the  charge,  ���making the sum of .5.S745.54 instead  of $6695.54.  The plaintiff will therefore be allowed to take water from the Clifford-flume if he so desires.  I omitted to mention that some  deduction should be made from lhe  lien or. charge of ��8745.54 in respect of the water used Vv the defendants, the Atlin-Willo'w Creek  Co. There is not sufficient evidence  Lo warrant me in- coming to a definite conclusion as to the amount.  I therefore think, for this and other  reasons, that the Receiver should  hoi al this stage be discharged, and  I now authorize and direct him to  make such enquiries as he may  deem necessary to ascertain the  quantity ol water used by the defendant company since their taking  over of lhe ditch."  If there are other' parlies who  claim the right to use water from  the ditch, 1 direct the Registrar to  lake evidence with respect thereto,  at such time as he may appoint, on  or before .September 15U), 1902, or  such further lime as may. be directed by this Court.  (Signed) Ai.kx. Hkndkkson,  July 2S, 1902. "      J.  Certificates of Imnrovements.  HOI.Y    CItOI-S,, FltKXCH     AM).   AI.VIXK  Mineral Claims,   situate,I   in   the   Atliii  Mining District, at tho SW corner of Atlin   I.nke,   twojiniles   from   Atlin Lake,  near Hobo Creek.  ���RJOTlCli is hereby jriveu that  1,   Noel l.a-  ^verdicre, r\M.C, No'. H 4,��:i:i. and, as Attorney-in-fact, for Tom Lnverdiere, 1M1.C, No.  II 48M4, and Frank I.nvnrdicre, F.M.C.,  No.   It  IS"2, intend (10 days from (Into hereof, to apply to the Mining Uecorder for a Certilicate  of Improvements, for the purposo'of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claims.  And Kuhtiikh Take notice that, action under Section 117 must be commenced ��� before  the issuance of such Certificate of Improvement!,'.  Dated this 2"ith day of ���June. KU12.  jeSM-tiOlI , NoiiW.  I.AVKUPIKliK.  From a careful perusal of this  judgment it is apparei.l that the  water goes with the ground, but  the actual "ownership of the ditch  is vested iu the Crown and cannot  bs claimed as individual' property.  The subsequent addition to the  decision allows the right lo lake  water from the ditch or flume to  any others of the original So besides ;the plaintiff. Palmer, at the  same price, viz.: $2.00 per sluice-  head, per day. Thus, the ditch is  practically in the same position as  it was when under the control of  the Co.-operative Association. Today, the Atlin-Willow. Creek Co.,  owning the greater number of the  original 80 claims, naturally, are  entitled to the larger amount of  water.     ���' '  We are instructed by one of the  representatives of the Atliu-Willow  Creek Co. to state that any miner  desiring the use of water may have  it on application to the company, at  the rate of $2.00 per sluice-head a  dav.  'BUTTE,;*       "IIK1.KXA"      and      ."OK HAT  , VAI.I.S" .Mineral Claims. Situate at   the  South cud of Atliii  l.nke in tin.. Atliii Dis  trict, ahor.t two miles from the head of  Torey Inlet.  T-'AKE Notice that I.'J.' H. Brownlee. Airent  for John Capliee, RM.C., No, 15 4918, intend (10 days from date hereof to apply to tho  Mining ,Keeorde'r for Certificates of Improvements, for the purpose ot obtaining-  Crown Grants of the above claims.  AND' Pl'liTllKit,   Take  notice   that   action  under Section S7 must   be commenced liuforn  the issuance of such Certificate ol Improvements. J. II. lliiowsr.EK.  Dated at Atlin, this 2nd day of July, 11102.  jy-.VIiOil  Notice of Dissolution.        r  ���\T0T1CE is hereby i*iveu tlmt. tlio partner-  , ship heretofore existing between the  iiiidorsitrncd at Atlin, li. (J., as " Cunimiii^s  & Richardson," has this day been dissolved.  Mr. Richardson, who continues business,  will pay all liabilities and collect all accounts.   ���  Dated at Atliu.lt. C. this 2.1th day of .1 uno  11IU2. John Cmr.MiNCH,  J.   lllM.YAIII)   Rll'IIAKllHON.  IK   YOU   WANT  Information  con cku nunc;  MINES & MINING PROPERTY  In the Atlin District  writk to    "  A. Gm Hirschfeld  Real   Fstate   and   Mining   Broker,  THE ROYAL: HOTEL,  -   - E.   ROSSELLI,   Manager.,  .   ��  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. C.  .  This   New   and   Commodious   Hotel was opened lo the  Public,  April  16th, igoi.���Kverything in it is New.'���.Strictly First Class:  CHOICEST WINES. LIQUORS AND CHiARS���CASE GOODS A SPECIALTY.  I THE "KOOTENAI   HOTEL.  As TO   the   other   case,   briefly  mentioned, editorially, in  our  last  issue,    viz.:    Kent  and  Small   vs.  Howard & Bruner,  for  the reason  then stated, lhe Judge withheld his  decision.    A   copy   of   the  undertaking or   agreement .between the  plaintiff's   solicitors   and the Gold  Commissioner     was   produced   in  Court, but owing  to the absence of  Mr Grant, the   plaintiffs'   local  re-,  preventative, decision   was reserved  in order to afford   him   an   opportunity of putting in a written argument.    The Judge, on   his arrival  i;i   Vancouver,   will   look   up the  agreement,   referred   to,   and  also  satisfy   himself   as   to   the  Order  made by the Minister of Mines, and  in clue time transmit his decision.  It should be here mentioned  Lhat the plaint of $1500 damages  to the properly, for uu-miner like  work, was withdrawn, as it was  conclusively proved that the work  performed was done in the very  best manner.  O  George E. Hayes, Proprietor  Cor. First and Tkainok Strkkts.  This first Class Hotel has been remodeled and refurnished throughout  and offers the best accommodation to Transient or Permanent  Guests.���American and European plan.  Finest Wines, Liquors and Gigars.  Billiards   and   Pool.  ������c(*c<*o��o*o.*c^c<*o.^i*o*o����<3*<>'o*c<*o*o*o*o*O0C!*��a*o*cio*':!<>  the mi  FINKST KQUIPPKD HOTKI. IN THK NORTH. . K.VKRYTHING  .  CONDUCT]'1) IN   FIRST-CLASS .MANNKR.  French   Restaurant in ��� Gonnection*  David,Hastik,   Propkiktor.  Corner cf First and Discovery Streets.  THE   GOLD    HOUSE.  DISCOVERY,   B. C.  Mr. R. 1-1. liyles, of London,  Iviig., arrived on Wednesday's  boat and will make a thorough examination of tlie property on McKee creek, upon which an option  has been taken by the Atlin Mining Company from Mr. C. Christopher and associates. The deal was  fully reported in these columns  some weeks ago.  Comfortably Furnished Rooms���By the Day, Week or Month.  The Best of Liquors and Cigars always in .Slock. ��� Fine stable in con  nection with the Plouse.  AMERICAN    AND    KUROPKAN    PLAN.  0. W. Johnston. Munugcr.  1'OR  Call and get Prices at  '������.'���* U  i'*!  til  (II  n  m  lUiWunM-UMiinawPB  ay��fflHfifflM ' -.--*���'  (  Lo  ATtr.rx,    P..C,    SATUR'DAV,   AUGUST 2.   1002.  Wp  can   give   You   as Good 'Value for your CASH as  " **    , any House in Town.  Try   us   with   it   and  see.  '    ;     '   '%R; fraser  roceriesj Provision's.,  (riant   Powder  on   band."  AT,   OUR'   DOORS.     1   The ProPosed Celebration.  A Promising Property Being  Opened Up,  Almost   at a Cable's Length  From  ���    '  Atlin���Rich in   Freo   Gold���  The Rock of Ag*es.',  Bevis' mineral claim,-within  half  a:i hour's walk of Allin. is'showing  fairly   good    value   in   free milling  ore, ot" a character  very   similar- lo  that of the Ktigiuecr mine, on Taku  arm.      Tl   is   remarkable   lo   note  . what one man   alone  can  do and a  visit   to   this   property   would sur-  piise   many   an   old   miner.    Mr.  Bevis has an   incline  shaft in solid  quartz, 42 feet  deep, timbered   and  railed,    with   derrick,    hoist     and  bucket, all hand made.    The value  of the rock   is  said to be high, but  so far 'no  assays   have been inade,  the owner being satisfied with  the  value as shown   by   the   colours iu  the horn.  Beyond this property, towards  Fourth of July creek, Pat Donovan  has done some 'assessment work on  a "similar lead, and'.'reports that his  assays run as high as S66S per ton;  this, however, may have been from  picked samples. Several pannings  were made from rock from this  property and all yielded . fine  colours. A peculiarity of this lead  is a black streak, probably meta-  morphic slate, running through the  quartz, which is said to be very  rich in free gold and platinum.  Adjoining Donovan's property,  the Shirley Brothers are doing assessment work, and the general indications are that* some promising  properties right at our doors may  ultimately develop into profitable  mines.  A fairly well attended Public  Mealing was held in the Court  House on evening of the 2 ist'for the  purpose of devising ways and  means of celebrating the coronation  of King. Fid ward VII. Mr. J. A.  Fraser, (loveniineiit Agent,- occupied the chair.  It was agreed lo celebrate lhe  occasion' by holding spoils of  various kinds at Allin, 011 the 9th  of August, the date now fixed for  the coronation, and a committee of  three with power to add toils  number���consisting of Messrs. K.  M. X. Woods, S. M., I-). Rosselli  jaud J.- Kirkland, was appointed  and authorized to obtain subscriptions and carry out the-necessaiy  arrangements lor having a Gala  Day. Mr. \V\ G.' Paxton acted as  .Secretary of the meeting. .  We are asked by the Committee  to insert the following, which requires no comment:  To Tine Public :���We-the   1111-  Atlin,   fflugget  and, ffirane  Rings  And All Kinds of Jewellery Manufactured' on the Premises.  0MSF~    Why send out when you can get goods as cheap here?  Watches From $5 sin*   Fine Line of Souvenir .Spoons.  "JULES "EGGERT &-S0N, The Swiss Watchmakers.  and fairly   will' gel   liis-share, and  the more   busii'ess   thai can be secured by united   efforts,   the belter  it will    be ' for  all.     When a town  ceases to gro.v it begins lo die, and  the   more   people   try lo  kill each  othenin- their ' business  the  more  readily will   utter ruin   come to all.  Stand    together   for   the advancement   of   eveiy   citizen.     If a man  shows   ability   to   prosper, do not  pull him back  through jealous}* or  weigh him down through a cold indifference." a   ~  NOTICE.  Frank Ado I) ley,  Taxidermist,  ATLIN,7  B.C.  .Furs and Skins dressed���Birds and  Animals stuffed.,  Prices can   be obtained uponappli-,  cation lo A. C. Hik.sciikki.d,  Specimens   on   exhibition   and   for  sale at the Claim Office.  Q. P. N. Co,  -ALASKA   ROUTE   SAILINGS.  Development work is being-  pushed on fhe Rock of Ages claim  of what has been known as the  Mother Lode. Drifts are beins:  run on the ledge from the botlrm  of the shaft���about 60 feet���and  it is pleasing to know that the  values show no signs whatever of  depreciation, iu fact, the ledge  itself, from the development, gives  promise of permanence, quantity  and quality with every foot gained.  Crushings are again being made  with the stamp mill on Munro  mountain, and a number of tons  ot the ore have beeu hauled lo lhe  mill.  It is stated that a freight rale of  #S.oo per Ion from Allin to Tacoma  has been quoted by the White Pass  Co., but prospective shippers look  for a better rate, and hope to come  to , some mutually satisfactory  arrangement when/ Pies. Graves  aud General Manager Newell arrive in Atlin.  Ore is being '-sacked on the Imperial mine preparatory to. completion of shipping arrangements.  dersigned, being the Committee  selected at a Public Meeting of citizens of( Allin with authority to  carry out a programme on the 9th  of August in honour of the Coronation of the,King, most respectfully,  request all citizens of Atlin uud" the  district to co-operate with us in  making the celebration a success.  It only-requires a long pull and  a pull altogether to make the 9H1 of  August a grand holiday, aud it is  hoped that one and all will join  hands in a united effort to make the  day as one iu which wc can all say,  "What we did, was well done, and  that we did honour lo the King."  God Save the-King.  K. M   N. Woods, ,  K. Rosselli,  John Kirkland,  .. ' Herbert Voung,  * Chief Joe Squam,  Chief Kowahtka,  The Indians are greatly enthused  over the idea and they are .entering  into the arrangements with a zeal  that is amusing. Part of the day's  programme 'will be set apart for  sports purely Indian. The effoils  being put forth by the combined  committee give every indication  thai il will be through 110 fault of  theirs if Ihe day is not a huge success. The committee desire that  all those who have promised subscriptions towards tlie celebration  should kindly hand same to Mr.  Voung or to Mr. Rosselli al the  earliest opportunity.  The Le Roy, Ltd..' Lin., .Mininir Conipiin.r,  ounins* tlie Lr. Uoy, Hon Tail, IIlack  Jack, Hem:, IsAiir.i.r.A. Iiiaiio, Lv.cai.  Tr.Ni).:*..   1   Li-bi..-: Jo.-,    fuactios       'J he   following  sailings  are  an-  JJinerul Claim*-, situated   in  Rainy Hoi-    "OUHCed    fcr   UlC   month   of July ���  low. ciiiiuut .Mining Division of Cassiui* [Leaving Skagway at 6 p.m., <or on  ,    District, 11. c. j arrival,of train: r.     ���  Princi'.ss May,       .     July   9  1. ������ 19  .  27  I,  To ISAKNAl'l)   HOYL  on Onw.u uih A��j:.nt  ok A(ii:NT-j :       '   .  the undersigned Jo.s, W: Smith, part  owner of. tlie ahove-named mineral  claims. Iipi'pIi.v uixe notice to lhe above-  named Hariinrd Hoyl or other his A<rent or  Ajfpnls*. that- i do hereby rcciiict the said  Harnnrd Hoyl or other his Ayent or Agents  to contribute hi.s share ol' the assessment  work done on the siiid claims, viz.: one  year's assessment work, from July, 11)01 to  July, HI.'.:!, amounting; to the kiiiii of $l(i(M().  Unless the .siiid amount lie paid to me on or  before the 7th day of .September next J shall  proceed, under and by wrtuo of the power*  conferred by Section I of the -Mineral  Amendment Act, IW'II, repealhis; Section II  of Cup. ITiof the Stall.tes of ISWl.  Jos. \V. Smith.  Hy J.NO. I'. Linhsa y.  Atty.-in-l''act,  Atlin. 1). C., June 7th. 11)1)2. :!m  Aim uk  /  21  For further information, apply or  write to  H. li. Dunn-, Agent,  Skagway, Alaska.  ATLIN FISH MARKET  A. HlfUNim. Proprietor.  ]''OR  OK  Fresh Fish Alwavs on  Hand  Hydraulic and Other Companies  .Supplied at Wholesale Rales.  w.  WALLACE  GRIME   & Co.,  Notaries Public.  c-  Third Street, Allin li. C.  Alaska,   Yukon   and  Northern   B.C.  KROJI  MINING KRUNO'S K COMMISSION AOENfS.  Fire    &.    Accident    Insurance.  AfiE.VLH    KOI!  PKLLKW-UARVKV   &   CO,    Assizers.  . Seasonable Advice.  Kvery truly loyal citizen will endorse the following from a sensible  exchange : "The best way to build,  up a town is to stand by every man  in town. All residents should be  partners, not opponents. In all  likelihoods the more business,your  rival does the more you will do.  .Kvery business man who treats his  customers    honestly,     courtcouslv  Skagway to Atlin k Dawson  GO  TO*  HI RSCHF ELD'S  Pellew-Harvey, Bryant & Gilman  Provincial Assayers  I he Vancouver Assay Office, Lstdblislied I6-90.  ��� ���- ��� * ��� -*�����*������--���   W.   WALLACE' GRIPPE:   &   CO.,  Agents.  I.arjri' or SinnII Samples forwarded for A��� say.  O..K  RAT IIS  ���   BARBIiR SHOP  V. LINK Prop.  Now occupy their new  quarters next  ��� to tho Itimlt of H. N. A., l'irst Street.  The bath rooms are equally as j;ood as found  in  cities.    Private .'Entrance for ludies.  Back - numbers of the Atlin  Claim can always ba had at the  Claim, office; price"15 cent?.  A new rifle. 20-inch barrel.  Weight 4 pounds. C. B. caps  and .22 short R, F. Has an  AUTOMATIC SAFETY and  cannot be discharged accidentally.  Price Only $5-00  If these rifle3 are not carried in stock  by your dealer, send price and we will  send it to you express prepaid.   .  Send slnmg for catalog describing complete line and containing valuable information to shooters.  The J. Stevehs Arms and Tool Co.  I P. 0. Box CHICOPEE FALLS, MASS.  Copies ol the new Placer Act of  1901, consolidated with the Acts of  1898 and 1S90, for sale at the  CLAIM'Office. ������'':  1 i  MTOHV^TtnfcWR  ���3&F��Nmffi .yriMN.  B.C.,  SATURDAY,. AUGUST 2.  1902  PICKED UP HERE.AND THERE.'  Cliiiri'li   of ICiiHliind : '  St. Murtin's ('liun.'h, cor. 'I'liird and Train-  <u* sirt'cts. Suinliiy .services-, Matins-at II a.  111., I.'.vensotii;- 7iSO p. in. ('eli'linition of Holy  Couiiuiiuioit. 1st Siindity in each mouth and  mi Special occasions. Siinduy School, Sunday al II n. 111. Comniitti'i' Mcotiuux, 1st  Tliiirsdny In ench mouth.  Kev. I'. I.. .'Stephenson, Kci'tor.  St.' Amlt'ew's I'ri'shyterian Church hold  hcrviros in tlie Church on Second Street.  Morning service at II i'\i'h:ir;r ser\ii'e 7:1111  ' Siinduy School nt (he close of the inoriiiii^  Hi��r\-ice. Kev. I'). TurUin^lon, Alinister. I''ree  Kfniliiiy Koom.lo \\ hich all are welcome.  Christie's and. Kaucy Biscuits at  V.. I,.  Pillman & Co.  Blaikie & (Jo, ol" 2 above on  Boulder, were in town this week  aud we:e displaying some of the  line nuggets taken from the claim  last week.  the  Atliii  CUT     PRICKS    at  Cheap Cash Store :  Cream,   large  size, ,$9.00 per case;  40 cents per tin.  Cream, small  size,   $s.oo per case;  20 cents per tin.  Milk, small  size, $.S.oo per case:  20 cents per tin.  Creamery Butter, 40 cents per lb.  Sugar, 10 lbs. for$r.oo.  All other 'Groceries, Provisions,  etc., cut from to to 20 per cent.  Dry Goods, Clol'hing, Boois and  Shoes at half price.���M. Koi.ky.  GTANT POWDER���J. A. Eraser & Co. have on hand, just .arrived a large consignment of Giant  Powder, which will be sold' in"  quantities to suit.  Deputy Sheriff Shirley has received his instructions to empannel  jurors for the Grand Jury, to report al the Court House on Tuesday, August 12th, at 11 a.m. The  Assize is expected to begin upon  that date, and the Chief Justice is  expected lo preside.  Wall paper al Fraser & Co.  Fresh consignment of Fancy  Groceries, at popular prices, al  15. E. Pillman & Co.  C. E. Newton, Auditor aud  General Agent of the Alaska  Pacific Express Co., was a visitor  lo town this week. IIis head-quarters are in Seattle.  Go to J. T-I. Richardson's for  Gold Seal Hip Gum Boots, $9.50.  Mrs. J. A. Eraser and family arc-  iimong the recent.arrivals.  Ageu's specially selected fresh  ranch eggs���McDonald's Grocery.  Blue Ribbon Coffee is absolutely  pure.-- It is sold in all the stores in  Atlin.  Furnished rooms 10 rent���apply  I lolel Northern.  For a good square meal go to  the Pioneer Bakery and Restaurant.  Frank YVoslell is the happy  father of twins, a boy and a girl.  The event occurred on Monday  last. Mrs. Woslell and the babies  are doing well.  .  'fhe " Axle' Grease Co." con-  liiint' to hold lhe palm Per cleanups  on Boulder.���So Tim Ravi says.  "1'or Oranges and the very finest  butter go lo McDonald's Grocery.'  ���  Miss Grant left last week for  Dncvson, where she will pay a  short visit to hei sister. Mrs. Davie.  Miss Tugwell, of I,og Cabin,  who has been visiting friends in  Discovery, left for home Thursday,  There is more solid comfort in a  cup of Blue Ribbon Tea than iu a  gallon of most beverages.  House lining and oil-cloths at J.  A. Fraser it Co.  James Constable, a mining man  ot Seattle, and representative of  Seattle, Eastern, aud Old Country  capital, is visiting the district on  behalf of his clients, with the view  of verifying'the assertion that Allin  has excellent inducements to offer,  for the investment of capital. Mr.  Constable is iu no hurry, but has  come prepared to thoroughly look  into the district's possibilities._  The-August sailings of the C. P.  N. Co.'s steamers from Skagway  are as follows:  Princkss May        .        Augusts.  ��� 19  ������     ,, . ��� -'_ ,,'     29  12  ,,24  Amur  Tomorrow's Excursion.  The excursion, tomorrow, postponed from last Sunday, on account  of the weather, will be lo Pike  river. The Scotia will land any  people desiring to visit McKee  creek, and will pick them up on  the homeward trip. A five or six  hours' visit can therefore be made.  The Agent has made.arrangements  with the Weather Bureau for a fine  day, a*.:d as the trip promises to be  a lovely one you should not miss it.  The round-trip fare-is $1.00, and  the hour of departure 10 a.m.  Certificates of Improvements.  I'lSCOVKRY    .Mineral   Claim.'   Situate     on  I'ine creels, at  or  near the town of Discovery,   in   the  Atliii   Lake Mining   l>U-  trie't. li.C.  T"*AKK   Notice that   I.   \Y.    Pollard   (iraiit,  1     Ajrent    for   K.   A��.-Wise. K. M..C!.., No.-H  fiiSSI.   and   Nellie   IL' KmiiialU, l-'.M.l'., No. 1'.  1127, intend 00 days  from  date hereof to apply lo the  .Mining  lleenrdi'i*   for   a.Certili-  eati.   of   Improvements',   for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grim! of the aliove claim  Ami Pi'iitiikk TaUo notice lhat aclion,under Section :17 must he commenced licfore  the is's-uiince of such Certiliciite of Improvements.  lintel nt Atlin, II. (',., this 171 li day nl',1 illy.  HKK. ' \V.   Pol.l.Altll  ('HAN'T.  I I JOCK Ol** AUKS Mineral Claim, Situate  j on Pine Creek, at or near tlie town of  | Discovery, in the Atliii Lake  Mining Dis  trict. I!   O.  T-AKIv Notice that I, W. Pollard'Urni'it,  Atrent for I'. A, Wise, l<\ M.' C. No. 11  liiMll. W. (L .Mitchell, F. M. (J., No. II IK1015,  and Nellie II. Riiiinnlls l*\ M.' C, .- No. li  IL!7. intend, Sisl.V days from the date  hereof, to apply to the .Mining' Ui'i'order for  a ('et'lillcute of I niprovenients, for tlm.pur-  po.eof olitniiiiiii; a Crown Urant - of the  nliove' claim.  Asn Ft.'uriir.u, Take notice that action  'iiuiler SiM'liiin'117 must lie commenced licforn  the issuance of such (,'ert illcule of liuprovc-  ItlflHH.  Iiati'diit Atliii. II. ('., this I7lh day of .Inly,  111,12. ' \V.   Pol.l.AIIII  lillANT. ,  VENDOME' HOr.rEL.  - Choicest Wines, Liquors & Cigars'.  FREE BOWLING ALLEY.  ' IK   YOU   WANT  1 information  ���    CONCUR NINO  MINES & MINING PROPERTY  In the Atlin District  WRITH   TO  A. G* Hirschfeld   ,  Real   Estate   and    Mining .Broker,  Roul Russell  Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  Poo! aiid Billiards Tree,  R.  B. Dixox, Proprietor.  C. DOELKER,  .    .    .    FRESH MEATS ALWAYS ON HAND.    .    .  Fish,    Game   in   season and   home    made    Sausage.  NORTHKRN   HOTHL   BUILDING,    FlRST   STRKKT.  Hydraulic   Mining  &  m  Machinery.  HYDRAULIC    GIANTS,    WATER    GATES,  ANGIJ-;    STEEE    RIFFLES    &  HYDRAULIC    RIVETED    PIPE.  Pumping &   Hoisting   Machinery,.  Estimates furnished  on application  The Vancouver Engineering Works,  Yancouvkk',  li. C.  A. C. Hirschfeld, Agent, Atlin, B. C  CLEARANCE    SALE  BARGAINS    <&   nothing hut  Bargains   for the next 30 days in:  English    Prints,     Ginghams,    Cretonnes,|  Duckings,   Dress  Goods,   Flannels,  liar-Towellings. . Silks   and   Laces.  BOOTS   &    SHOES ������- Notwithstanding our recent heavy sales our Stock of Boots and  Shoes is still large.  WONDER    PRICES   for   the  Balance:  Stetson   Plats,     Dress  Shirts, Latest Fedora Hats, Eancy Flannel Shirts  Gingham  Shirts,    Under-clothing.      Heavy   Flannel  Shirts.   All at Gost.  Best ffirade ��f All-Wool Blankets at Goast Wholesale Prices  We mean Business.    Call early, bring your money and we will give you   FAT    RETURNS   for it.  ffSememher-���- Our Stock of Groceries is the largest in Atlin and Cash will secure the Best. Value.  BLACKETT & CO.     ���  MIMUUBH  mmmasm

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