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 tll  a  VOL.    3-  ATLIN, B..C, SATURDAY, AUG.-   i'8, u;oo.  NO. 68.  T. E, McFeely and Co.  Have Just Received a Full Line!-of  NAILS, PLAIN   BUILDING   PAPER,   CARBONIZED -ROOFING  PAPKK,  WINDOWS,  DOOR.S,  JJOILKD Oil,,  WHITE l.KAD,  IIKOWN  AND   W.ACK''JAPAN,   SIIOVIST.S,   TICKS,   STKlb.,    DRILLS,'  1'usiC and caps, and everything in the building and mining line.  BAR GLASSWARE, GROCERY, GRANITE WAKE, TINCWARE and  WALL PAPKRvS. '' *    .  Corner of First and Pearl Street, , ATLIN.  MINERAL  LOCATIONS.  Aug. n���W. A. Simpson,' Bessie, 9 miles SE from head of 'IVry  Inlet.     "   ���'���  R. Burke���Dellie.     ;  L. B. Harris���Arctic.  W. W. Fenn���Columbia."  J   A. Fenn���Birch.  T. Mitchell���Anda.  Ben Myers���Dome. ��� ,  John McKeown���I'.ristle.  Thos.  McKeown���Canyon.     ,    ,  Thos. McKeown���Bonanza.  All the above are located nine  miles   SE from head of Tory Inlet.  A. B. Groeper���Victoria, 4 miles  from Atlin.    ' - .  Aug. 13.���E. M. Clay���No-see-  'eui, Monro Mountain.  Thos. Scott���Lincoln, between  Wright and Alder.  A. W. Bristol���Big- Island, bet.  Wright and Alder.. ''     '    ���  Aug. 15.--Jeff Halferty���Deer,  9 miles south from Tory Inlet.  J. H. Diers���Dundee.  R. Tjaiks���Cameo.    ��� ���  Ernest Martin���Colbrada.  H. C. Diers���Crag. <  L. Forrester���Castle.  C. A. Diers-.-Belle..   ���     ,,X  C. W. Bennett���Bear.    "    ,  R. Patrick���Benton.  The above 8 claims aie located 9  miles south of Tory Inlet.-  M. E..Hitchcock���Hohenzollorn,  S miles south, of Golden Gate.  F. C. Harrimau,���New York, 8  miles south of Golden-Gale.  H. O. .Peterson���Alpha. 9 miles  south of Tory Inlet.  Thos. Marks���Argo.  H. C, Diers���Atha.  A  B. Lewis���Atlinto..   .:  J. H. Diers���Amur  Chas. A. Diers���Denver.  T. R. Tjaiks-Alaska.'  Ludwig Lundelin���Boss.  The above seven are located nine  miles south of Tor;. Inlet.  W. W. Grime���London, -5 miles  SE from Atlin.  C: D. Mason���Victoria, 5 miles  SE from Atlin.  L. Thompson���P. L- S., 5 miles  SE from Atiin.  pull, up soon, some of their present  neighbors may drop in on some of  our departing friends in their new  homes some day '.soon and see what  they have got in their, bean pots.  FAREWELL -BANQUET  any imaginable article" of tasteful  and artistic jewellry manufactured  from gold o( their own milling.  Nuggef, chains, bracelets and  brooches are made a specialty of by  the firm,.and man}' handsome products iu-lhis line have been turned  out. The establishment is compact  and complete even to ~ the optical  department and.is ,11 credit ,to , the  town.  THE BOULDER   NUGGET  ,A  TWENTY-STAMP MILL  it  BOUND FOR  CIRCLE CITY.  Quite a number of-our old residents are preening their wings and  preparing for a flight to scenes and  pastures new. Down the Yukon  seems to be. the favorite direction.  Amongst others may be named Dr.  C. Lewis and W. R. Dockrill, who  intend starting next Saturday for  Circle City. Fred. . Fortin, Syd  Aitken and George Rice, the last-  named one of the best known and  inost successful hotel men in the  north, are going to look up that  city also, and possibly may push on  to the Tanana country, from which  good mining reports are being consistently received. We wish them  alt success in their new spheres of  influence, and,   if'Atlin    does   not  Tendered to A. W. Shiels at Hotel  Grand on the Eve of His Departure for the Coast.  On Monday evening, . at the  Grand Hotel,-a complimentary banquet was tendered to Archie -W.  ���^hiels, Esq., late.manager . for the  British America Corporation's Atlin branch, previous' to "his departure for Vancouver. Punctually at  eight o'clock the chair was -taken  by Gold Commissioner Graham, the  guest of the evening sitting oir-his  right. . Twenty-six gentlemen sat  down to the table. The menu was  first-class and fully up to the best  traditious of the Grand. After the  abundance ofgood -things-was-done  ample'justice to, the chairman'pro-'  posed the Queen,' followed by, Our  Guest. In a.few well-chosen sentences the speaker rendered testimony to the high esteem in which  Mr. Shiels is universally held here  and the regret occasioned by his  departure. Mr.- Shiels, in responding, said he was sorry to bave to  leave such pleasant associations and  the many warm friends he had  made here. 'On going to the coast  any thing lie could .do to advance  the district's interests he would  cheerfully'do. Toasts and speeches  followed in rapid successiou until  the party broke up about 12 o'clock'.  On the following afternoon Mr.  Shiels left by -the Scotia and the  wharf was crowded with friends to  see him off.  A NEAT ESTABLISHMENT.  Jules Eggert & Son, the Swiss  watchmakers, have now got their  commodious establishment on First  St. in full running order. A full line  of all the latest, up-to-date machinery required for a manufacturing  jeweller is in place. A very pleasant and instructive visit can be  made by any one so inclined,. the  proprietors courteously showing  and explaining the uses of the  various machines, which are really  very wonderful in their operations.  Whilst the visitor waits he cat) have  a nickel run out into a ribbon a  couple of feet long or drawn into a  wire of indeterminate length. A  complete smelting outfit forms part  of the'plant and customers can have  To Be Shipped to Paris, Where  Will die Placed on Exhibition.  M. ��� Jaune de Laniare has just returned from -a three days' trip to the  Laniare Syndicate Hydraulic mine  on Boulder Creek. 'During M.  Lamare.'s visit to "Paris, where the  stock of- the Syndicate ,is mostly  held, Mr. Christopher, the well-  known 'mining manager, .assumed  full charge, of ' the construction  work, which isv now completed, " to  M.'Lam'are's complete satisfaction  , Boulder Creek has been showing  up- well/ lately. The individual  miners -.report _ ver3r favorably of  their gold returns and the finding  of'a nugget- vyeighing 48 oz. 12  dwt, by1 Messrs. Clarke and Su-  i therland, iu .the vicinity of ' the  j property "-of the S}rndicale, makes  a record for the district which is  sure to be" beaten when the hvdrau-  licTgiarits get to"work." "This"nugget' was on exhibition at the Bank  of' Halifax for some da3's. It is  clean cut," without any. quartz, and  and ,is a solid, compact piece about  the size of a clenched fist.  The nugget will be sent to Paris  shortly, where the shareholders in  the Lamare s)Midicate will no  doubt view it with extreme interest,  coming as it does .from the creek  011 which their mine lies. Accompanying the same on its long  trip will be photographs of the men  who uncovered it, their depositions  and likewise the deposition of the  Gold Commissioner, Mr. Graham,  as evidence of its having been taken "from Boulder Creek, Atlin District. These will be published in  M. Lamare's journal, in Paris, at  116 distant date, and will doubtless  serve lo dispel any suspicion that  may arise as to its having come  from Dawson, or any other mining  camp outside of Atlin.  Our mining reporter- intends paying a special visit to Boulder on  Monday and a full description of  the creek and mining operations  thereon will appear in our next  To 'Be Installed  on   the  Engineer  Group on Taku Ann.  Krom   the    Engineer   on   Taku  Arm,   comes   the cheering  intelligence that prospects   are-so   favor-,  able that the company have decided  to install a 20rstamp mill as a start-  er.     In    a  conversation   with   Mr.  Faull,   who  has just visited the locality and   who' is   most   favorably  impressed with   what  he saw, rwe  learn that   the  Engineer  possesses  two  ledges,  oue  of the" 'enormous  width of 72 feet, clear, mineralized  quarts,from side to side,   the  other  is  a distinct vein of apparently the  same  quality  and  '15   feet r across  from wall to wall.    One assay from  chippings    across  the large  ledge  gave $30 per ton  in gold.    If this  rate . could .ouiy   be   maintained, "  then   tlie  Engineer,   with   its   vast,  bulk of ore,, would  be  the   ban ler  mine   of the world.    Rich telluride.  ore occurs   iu   places.    Samples   of  this, when roasted,   show  speckled  all over with  points  of gold  quice  visible to the   naked  eye.    Should  this    property, live 'up ..to  half its  present   promise and be worked for  all it is 'worth,,it   will  give-permanent - employment  to Tiuudreds   of  men and scores, perhaps hundreds,   .  of stamps, -and  a live,   prosperous  town jon Taku Arm will follow as a  matter of course.' .   .  . GOLD-RUN.  Locators on the new rush at Gold.  Run are ' being granted lay-overs  until the end of September. Water  is verj' troublesome in' the deep  ground at this time of the year,  and Gold Run is essentially a drifting proposition. When the frosts  set in, work will be vigorousljr  prosecuted, and a large number of  meu will find " "profitable employment during" the long winter  months. ,  AT NICKERSON'S.  Preserved figs, mango preserve,  Cross & Blackweli's jams, Fre.:ch  peas, "mushrooms, anchovies in oil,  pate de foie gras, potted shrimps,  lobsters'and crabs, Roquefort and  MeLare-i's cheese. Lipton's teas,  quail ' on toast, Cadbury's chocolates, Christie's and Peck &Frean's  biscuits. Tobacco at cut rates.  Best one bit cigars in town.  MONRO MOUNTAIN.  ' The Imperial group on Monro  Mountain still keeps on shipping  good ore to the Anaconda, stamp  mill. ' The drift to tap the ledge at  the'i 20 foot level has discovered a  large body of good quartz, as expected. With such a guarantee of  quality and permanence the agent  for the Niirrod Syndicate, Mr.  Fetherstonhaugh, is making arrangements to piit up a ro-stamp  mill at the Falls on Pine Creek. A  road has been built io the proposed  mill site, giving -an easy grade for  the transit of ore.  IMPORTANT  DEAL.  , Messrs. Dr. Troughtou, E. RHd,  and the Dixon Bros.,   have bought  out the entire buildings, stock  and  machinery, of the Atlin Lake Lumber   Company.      They  propose  to.  run -the   mill  on   tip-to date  lines,  -Mr. Ridd   managing  the  mechani-.  cal,    Dr.   Troughtou   the   financial  and N. Dixon the   logging part  of  the business.    We trust   they   will  meet    with    success in  their  new  venture.  -'^,!  s\?V  &BaiaMiw.��^~*��"  v~;,;3.-y..^.iw^^^^ -> -vu^.wj^.-j'ii., -  vfj ,* fi   ��Xu <1vU!i<4^^w  -.-��*< -��-J;",T^Ui^MJaL.~-!,��:i! i  ATLJN,   B.  C, SATURDAY,   AUG: iS.  Thk   Atlin Claim.  Published   every   Saturday   morning   b.v  Thb knAn Claim Publibhihq Co. -  Office of publication:  8<r����:nd. between Trninof and Pearl PtrectH  Advert Ising rate* made known on application, '  The inliKcrlptlon price U $4 a J'enr parable in advance. ' No paper will be delivered  Juile-is thpi..-. conditions are complied.with.  '  It says little  for  our  local  Liberal-Conservatives, claimed by some  to form two-thirds' of the ' electoral  list  in  this    young   and  tolerably  rich camp, that they  will  not   be  able to send a delegate to the convention to be held  at New  Westminster on the 31st inst., to perfect  plans  for   the   coming   Dominion  election.    Around the time of the  late Provincial election  great  talk  of organization was made,   but  ev-  erybodjr's    business  was  nobody's  special  business,   <and   the  whole  thing was  allowed  to die ,out  of  mind, when presto, the call comes  to   send   one   delegate  down  and  finds'"the northern section  of Cassiar  totally  unprepared  to do  so.  The only  consolation  the Liberal-  Conservatives  can derive from this  chaotic state of matters is that their  opponents  are  apparently in   the  same position, six of one  and' half  - a dozen of the other.    It  will, be a  -great advertisement for Atlin when  the  roll of electoral districts is called  at  the  convention   and   Atliu-  Beunett is  reached,   to find the re  spouse���absent!  A case which ia now probably  attracting much attention in B. C.  is that of Williams y. The B. A. C,  and-is likely to prove very remunerative to the legal fraternity. The  -plaintiff claims $602,620 and interest at"6 per cent, from June, 1898,  on the grounds that he was one of  the original shareholders in the Le  Roi Co., and one of the majority  who agreed to sell, and did sell,  their shares to the British America  Corporation at $5, on the distinct  understanding that the>* should receive the same amount for their  shares as the minority if the B. A.  C. should succeed in acquiringtheir  interest. This they eventually succeeded in doing, but, it is alleged, at  an increased price of $2.30per share.  As Mr. Williams was the holder of  262,009 shares, he is of opinion that  be is entitled to the additional sum  of $2.30,00 each share, and hence  the present action. The other  majority shareholders are said to be  watching the case, and no doubt  that the shareholders in the B. A.'  C. will also feel some concern in  a matter which greatly affects  their pockets.���B. C. Review, July.  FORMALLY   OPENED.  With Concert. Ball and Supper the  Handsome New Provincial Government Buildings Are Opened to  the Public.  ���Despite the persistent rain and  ,sogginess of.the weather, the formal opening of the new Government buildings brought out everybody who claims to be anybody,  and at the starting hour the hall  appointed for the concert was filled  to overflowing. Three stage loads  found their way dowu from Pine  and added to the already vast assemblage. , For some time the Gold  Commissioner   and    his    deputies,  aided   by   the  deft  fingers of lady  volunteers,-have  been at work decorating  the,, hall and the restilt.{at-  tained vas charming.    Flags tastefully .festooned  around, the-room  and ��� a  liberal display  of   Chinese  lanterns, transformed it into a thing  of beauty.    At  9 o'clock Mr. Graham  opened  proceedings by an altogether too brief speech.    A  long  concert  followed,   in   which nearly  all  of the  old rtalent  aud   a good  deal   of  the   new  presented their  specialties to  an  appreciative and  applauding  audience.    All   the old  performers are too well-known'to require  any> particular- notice iii1 this  connection,  suffice  it  to say   they  were up to their  usual high  standard.    Those who appeared for the  first  time  before an Atlin audience  were Mrs. E. M.   N.   Woods,   who  played  a piano solo in a style artistic to a  degree.    Liltle   Miss  Pill-  man   proved herself-quite an elocutionist,   possessing a winning manner  and   a   thorough   grasp of .the  meaning  of   her   part.     Mr.   Des  Brisay  sang  a, couple of songs "in  good  style  as  did  also  Mr.. ^Van  Welt.   .The latter gentlemanvwjbuld  be a first-rate catch for  one  of .our  local choirs, as he possesses .-a bass  voice    of . imposing. vdlume-;-;|and  which shows  considerable training.'  Her  nainsel', Cot  pless   her,   was  there with the  pipes,   "and made  them skirl,   till   roof and rafters a'  did dirt," evoking many, a} "hooch"  from the    enthusiastic'Scotchmen  present.    Mr.    Henning gave  the  audience "a taste, of his quality*as a  guitarist as did Mr. Lear as ���"man-  dolinist.     Both,  scored   successes.  Mr.   Brackett  kindly .gave a choice  lot of  selections on  his immense  Edison gramophone.    It was a revelation to many present and formed  a  very agreeable feature of the entertainment.    Messrs. McFeely and  Lecappellain  wound up the- concert  part   with    their   never-to-besuffi-  ciently  admired  rendition    of  the  cake    walk.     The    costuming   of  Mr.   McFeely  was" superb and was  gotten up under the  supervision of  Mrs. J. H. Brownlee.  After the concert a bounteous  lunch was served -.and the'.. hall  cleared for the light fantastic^" Ten  numbers were on the programme,  which was faithfully gone, through  with. After a hearty vote of thanks  to Mr. Graham and his staff for the  pleasant time had, each t>ok off  his several way, resolved to meet  some other day, and voting their  hosts jolly good fellows, everyone.  Which nobody can deny.  C. CHRISTOPHER, A. Cv HIRSCHFELD,  President. Secretary,  Atlin Abstract Com^iiy,  Atlin, ELC  LIMITED.  HEADXOFFICE,  Searches Made and Abstracts of Title to Mineral, Hydraulic  and Placer Claims Furnished.    Correspondence solicited. ���  THE ORAND HOTEL  FINEST EQUIPPED HjOTEL IN THE NORTH.    EVERYTHING  "conducted"IN first-class. MANNER.  .-French Restaurant in Connection  Rick & Hastie, Proprietors;   David Hastie, Manager.  Corner of First and Discovery Streets.  Canadian Bank...  ...of Commerce  Corner Second and Pearl Streets.  Gold Assayed,  Purchased or  Consignment. ,  Taken on  ., Exchange sold" on all the princi  pal points in -Europe, .the United  States and Canada.  -,1                                                     ���  -;f"\iL.     .  ASSAY OFFICE  IN CONNECTION  " FOR GOLD DUST ONLY.  T. R. BILLETT,  Manager.  FROM THE CAPE? X  Mr. W: G. Paxton, is in receipt  of another letter from his brother,  Sergt. Paxton, whom our readers  may recollect was wounded early  in the Boer war. He is now in  sound health and on duty , again.  The letter is dated Talana Hill,  Dundee, 2nd June, .and shows some  sidelights on. affairs at ttfi'^frontX  We quote: "Gertie (his: sweetheart) and I arranged to write each  other in the most commonplace  way so the censors couldn't get  much fun out our letters, even if  tbey read them through.      ������'  Sunday, 3rd June���Roberts is in  Johannesburg. Hooray; the beginning   of i the end,   "Sic transit  gloria (?) Oompauli!" Thank God!  We had service here this morning.  I have heard some ministers iu my  timej-but for absolute, irresponsible,  damned, idiotic vaporing, recommend me to the minister, of Dundee, Natal. He didn't .even have  brains enough to tell us to sit down  while he yelped. There are a lot  of Boer prisoners in town, and wre  may have the chance to escort the  beasts to Durban.  jTuesday, .5th.���We had' the offices to sleep in and collared some  mattresses. It felt funny to sleep  on one again. The prisoners were  a queer mixed lot, any age from 17  to 70, and all 3orts aud conditions  of dress. . One or two were rather  respectable looking fellows, apparently well-to-do farmers. They  are fearfully loyal! One old fellow  told us he was 72, and that his  father came from Dalkeith, near  Edinburgh, and had fought at  Waterloo as an ��fficer of the British  army! The old fellow was frightfully indignant at being arrested.''  of the  North\>z;A mer ica  The London directors  :Bank of BritisM  havedecided to close the' Bennett  branch, but it' will take some time  to do so on accounfo'f so many of  the depositors being out in the  mountains prospecting and mining.  After the business is wound up Mr.  Belt will go to Rossland, and Mr.  Ward to Vancouver.���White Horse  Star, Aug. S.  Wm Gm PAXTON,  NOTARY PUBLIC.'  OFFICE:   Corner of Third and Pearl Street  Atlin, H. C,  opposite  Government Huild-  intrk.  ,    All kinds of mininc papers made out.  : Several 3-etuV  practical experience,.������  OFFICE OF H. M's CUSTOMS.  Application to Prospect-ior Coal..  . Notice is hereby {jiven tlijit 30 day*, after  date I intend to apply .to the Chief Commissioner of Lunds and Works.for permission  to prospect for coal on-the" follovi-iiic ; described tract of laud, situate in the Harleton  Mib-divisiou of the district of Cassiar: Commencing at a stake marked "M. McP., N. E.  cornev post," thence south 80chains; thence  west 8(1 chains; thence noith 80 chains; thenc.  east 80 clmins to' point of commencement,  and containing- 640 acres more or less.  M.McPHATTER .  Manager Jubilee Mining- A Development Co.  Dated Atlin, B. C��� 2tst July, 1900.  APPLICATION FOR LAND.  NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days after ,  date I intend to apply to the Commissioner  of Lands and Works for permission to lease'  5 (five) acros of land for garden purposes,  situate on the north side of Pine Creek,  about two aud a half miles from its mouth,  commencing: at stake marked No. 1. running  easterly 202 yards to stake No. 2, near to Pine  Creek; thence northerly 120 yards to stake  No. 3; thence westerly 202 yards to stake No.  4; theuoe southerly 120 yards to place of commencement. "  H. A..BAXTER.  Atlin, B. C, Aug. 11.1900.  K1  IRKLAND' HOTEL,  FIRST STREET,   ATLIN.  J. KIRKLAND, - Manager.  First-class dining room  And Elegant Sleeping Rooms..  G. E: Hayes.  J. G. COXK.BI.L.  nugget notei  Discovery.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT  IN  CONNECTION.  Headiiuarters for Bulmer AjParrott's stare.  PINE TREE HOTEL.  DISCOVERY, B. C.  When you come to Discovery take  shelter under the tree.  Finest of liquors.    Good stabling.  LIVINGSTON THOMPSON, C. E.,  Provincial ;Laiid - Surveyor,  NOTAJRyXjpUHLIC.  OFFICE:   THIRL*   ST.,      -      ��� ATLIN,  Oppo.it o New Government Kuildiiiss.  O.K.  UATiirj  'UAliBKR SHOP  LINK A PKATT, Props.  Now occupy their new quarters next  to the Bank of K. N. A., First Street.  The bath rooms are equally as good'an found  In cities.   Private  Entrance far ladies.  0  I  m  HE  'VI  -. /,  '  ^  ';f  m  m  m  Mi  {KmnMXtxmtMftessfsmsxtc  *Wni**to%vat%!9K3m ;";'~* J -X-'-: ���  XK -"vT-  X/XX-  ���%zrr.\s.;*  WfXl:  XMh  SI  XXX  iMrjargaingsale^^  :*jJv"iWil  WW^  :'���'  mmsMsmmygm^mmmxymem^mmm^  V^=Ki?iH-  ���fiy>i;3ij-j'''S-''.'^-  ;./:r;'*.'.:?ivU;:-.'  'Wi  we k^  . twox^^ek^  y^PHilexn btlprdmiSin  ex  ains in  isj.i"""  and %;e0aye3go  Groceries Iii^xour Stored   K  :.ysXXf(XSX3f:Sl��i  ill!  ;"!'-j"-V':^:'"?Vt..'Sj  >:.?:I-.'-.:--!;-\;.f|  ���xyyytypl  ��  This sale will last for three weeks only.    Don't overlook the snaps to be had.  I ,;;;i!*��"^^T3Yffigfln,E<''lvaiJ',^w''"'in*>"^ ft'ryt'l'vrt;*- *}-y*��� ^^ 'J-Ji^,,',^���^ ������issseislllllsllM ll I III islllllWllllll  -I  . vL  ���tl  ���81  HI .��J,..  ATIJN,    B.   C, SATURDAY,    AUCV18.  ���TIIE   GLAIM'  Discovery     Ss  Store*  '   Atgoncy  ten  at    Taylor's  PICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  ������-������^���        I?  Church of England services will bo' hold  at oornor Tralnor anil Third streets on Sunday at 11 a. in. and 7:80 p. in. ' ,.  St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church hold  norvloos in the A. B. Hall, Second Street.  Morning srrrlco at 10:30; nveniujr serviuu 7:.10.  Suudav School at tho clone of the morning  aervlfi-.    Rev. G. Prinjrle, Miuixtor.  Ono of the foiMt. articles for proof I health is  a wholesome loaf of bread at 12 cents, ihkI a  fit-Ht-i-lass inoul for BO cents at the Pioneer  Bakery.  If you want to   have   fresh  soda  r '  water on hand, come and gel a  Sparklet, at Fortin and Lecappela-  luin's, the druggists. S<xla water  made instanto. , -  Wednesday morning, the 14th,  showed the first snow of the season  on tlie , mountain range over the  lake.  Ma. Doelker, of the People's  Meat Market, has fitted up a large  ice chest for fish and made arrangements by which the people on the  creeks can have daily supplies of  toothsome trout, and delicious  whitefish delivered by wagon right  at their cabins. Mr. Doelker's enterprise ,will be cappreciated and a  large "business is sure,to follow.  The. once .flourishing Bennett is  rushing .to rapid oblivion.. The  'railway warehouses-are being pulled down preparatory to removal to  White Horse. The Sun has ceased  to throw its refulgent beams  around���at 15 cents a .beam, and  now the Bank of li. N. A. is leaving the deserted hamlet. ."    .  As will be seen from our third  page, Mr. St. Clair Blackett proposes giving the people g, benefit in.  the ,way of cheap groceries-next  week, at his iron store, corner of  First and Train or. He will present  the large stock which he purchased  3>omtheB. A. C. The slaughter  sale which Mr. Blackett held during the present week was 'ah immense success, the seller more than  fulfilling his promise of selling  goods at less than coast prices, as  every 01.e who was luck}' enough  to buy can testify. Whilst groceries are more staple than dry  goods and notions, yet Mr. Black-  ett's promise to make a cut satisfactory to all, can, in the light of his  past record, be entirely depended  on. ,  Baker & Teunaut are turning  out a large number of scows for the  Dr. wson trip.  The Atlin Football club met with j  a   severe   defeat   at  the   hands,   or'  rather  the   feet    of the   Pines,   on !  Saturday last, at the grounds of the '.  latter,   the score being three to nil. j  The.  game    was   closer   contested  than   the score would seem to indicate, and some really good all-round  play was developed;on���. both  sides.  At the ball given at Pihe last  week for the benefit of the private  hospital established there, the handsome amoir.'.t of $160 was realized  and handed over to the trustees of  the institution.'  The reports from the alleged alluvial strike'at the Toochi are not  of a very encouraging nature." Fine  gold everywhere, but not enough  to pay for working, seems to about  mzc the situation up.  On   Spruce'Creek, from. 5   ta   15  rib., ve discovery, very good gold  is being taken out from the  ground which was generally- deeded worthless by last summer's so-  called miners. '   '",  Go to Cuminings & Richardson's  for gents' furnishings, boots and  shoes, First street.  The committee of the Atlin Literary Society hereby gratefully acknowledge tlie 'receipt of $30 from  J. D. Graham, .Esq., .bei'ig the  entire proli's from the sale of programmes at the opening -of the  new Government buildings on the  14th inst.     '- '-.'',  Mr.- Clute, Customs Inspector,  arrived in Atlin yesterday.  We regret to have to announce  the decease at Nome, of acute  pneumonia, of Mr. Floorman. ��� The  deceased was well-known in Atlin,  having been in here ivith his family last summer. He was the original locator of ihe Anaconda  inirie.'  Eric Halverson, who-has been in  tlie hospital since last winter, having had his foot amputated as a result of frost-bite, will shortly leave  that institution. A visit will be  made to each of the crteks for the  purpose of collecting a fund to give  the -pcj.-rTelivA a start. F. C. Mow-,  at has just returned from Boulder  Creek and handed over $22.50  which he collected thete. C. L.  Waite will canvass ihe other creeks  on the same charitable-mission. . ,.  ioclfrey hardware ���0.  1 ., SUCCESSORS   TO  .   ,   -'.. .        THOS. DUNN'ft CO.  DEALERS  IN ,    " ���     ���'' - .   -���.  ', .   ���'      ,    '  Miners' Suit plies,  Builders" Hardware,  Stoves, Tinware, Etc  tikshop in connection.        " FIRST STREET, ATLIN  ILLUSTRATED LECTURE.  On Wednesday evening next, the  22nd, at the A. B. Hall, Mrs. Mary  E^Hit-chcock, will present to- the  Atlin' public her first talk on northern matters. The subject "will be  "From San Francisco lo the Klon-  dyke via St. Michaels," and will be  illustrated by numerous lantern  views, from photographs, depicting  life and scener\- along- the route.  This will be the first of a series' of  illustrated lectures which the' talented authoress purposes giving at  intervals. From the criticisms of  the coast papers ,011 these entertainments we can assure th-sse attending a most enjoyable and instructive evening. 'Tickets are only 50.  cents and halt-price for children.  Apart from the undoubted great  merits of the entertaiume.'.t itself,  and the universally recognized ability of the lecturer, the fact that the  proceeds will be donated to -the  Church of England ' building luud  should   induce every one to attend.  AT THE GRAND.  John Xaul, Vancouver; Mr., and  Mis. K. B. Skinner, Vancouver;  \V. F. Matlock, E. C. Hawkins,  John-Hislop, Geo. D. Smith, Skagway; W. fi. Barfoot, A. M. Tyn-  dal.l, S. Ii. Graves, 'England.  p.. burns & co.;;-x.  ��a/e   "   and   -    Retail   -   Butchersm  Corner   First-'and   Pkaiu. 'Streets.  . BUILDER ,  AND  CONTRACTOR  X  ESTIMATES   GIVEN. ON  ALL  KINDS OF WORK.  PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS'  f Af SPECIALTY.'  BRICKS FOR SALE.  OFFICE:    Third Street, Atlin.  NHXT TO CHURCH  OF   HNGLAND' ..  PEOPLE'S   MEAT   MARKET,  THAT TUG-OF-WAR.  , The   long-talked   of   match   ba-  tween the French and Scotch teams  of heavy weights for$ioo, came off  in   McDonald's   hall,   Pi-.-.e, on Saturday evening.    The terms were 18  inches pull, on cleats, five minutes  straight, six men a side.    The con-  test'was'desperate, the sons  of the j  heather securing at. the start ai ad-,  vantage of iix inches.    The Gauls I  c. doelker, prop.  .    .    .    FRESH MEATS ALWAYS ON HAND. ���.:'������   .    ,  We have fitted up an ice storage'tor fish and handle all  the" produce of the lake." .  Our wagon leaves every day' for Pine and the other creeks  '  .���   . , with fresh fisb.    Look"out for it. .   r  .  SPECIAL   PRICES  TO   COMPANIES.    / .'.:     ' .   "   "-       ""  OND HAND STORE.  DISCOVERY AND SECOND STREETS.  X ;"    '���-/ ,' " '" GO. TO," ,'    '"������/'  Jimmy Regan for all kinds of New  and Second Hand Goods.  Highest cash price paid for outfits and joh  , "  .. lots.  ULES EGGERT & SON,  Swiss  Watchmakers,  And   manufacturing: jewellers.  All kinds, of nugget work executed with  neatness and despatch.  First   St.   next   to Vancouver Gener.i) Store  hauled like demons to get this back,  but the motto ;tof the Scotch was:  "What we have we'll 'hold," and  bold it they did, , although the  French pulled until each of them  saw more stars than the firmament  contained. This settled the question of superiority, at all events for  the time being, and tbe cannie lad^  dies' raked- in ��� the bawbees they  were out for.  A . Dominion election is set for  October. A coevention of B. C.  Conservatives will- meet in New  Westminster on the 31st inst.  THAT   CANOK   MISHAP.  Certificates  of. Improvement.  MINERAL   CLAIMS  ."Lucky Liverpool," ''Nanaimo," "Paris  Exhibition," '-Unknown," "Transit Fraction," Sultana Fraction."' ���'Imperial." "iKi"1"  rod" mineral claims, situate in the 'Atlin  Lake Mining Division of Cassiar District.  Where located: On Monro Mountain, about  4 miles north-east of Atlin.  Take notice that I, J. H. Brownlee. agent  for Thomas'.H.'Jones, Free! Miners''certificate No. 50791A; Wm. Moore, Free Miners'  certificate No. 90167; Jame* Stokes, Free  Miners' certificate No. 901159; W.E. Hamilton,  Free Miners' certificate No. 2U5S special, and  Ii. D. Fethcrsl-ouhaugh, Free Miners' certiii-  eate No.*B28i!8ll, intend, 60,day�� from the date  hereof, to apply to the mining recorder for a  certificate ol improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining a crown grant of the above  claims.  And further take notice that action under  section B7 must be commenced before the  issuance of such certificate of improvements.  J. H. UROWNLEE.  Dati-il this 10th day of August, 1900.  When in Atliu stop  .  .  at the \ \  OLYMPIC HOTEL  First  Street.  Headquarters  for   Lemp's St.  Louis Lager Beer.  First class.Restaurantin connection  A.  BURKE,   Manager.  By Taku when the sun was.low,  The river rushed with steady How  Thi> icy Htream was none too slow,  Atlinto rolling rapidly. ''  Hut, little daunted by tho scene  '  The anglers anchored iu the stream,  Of danger they did little dream  Or any sore calamity.  Right iioblv they their rods did ply,  "Tho wary lish rose to the lly,  A score at least were caught to die  In aerated despondency.  Hut. like u H.sh when least expected  All hands were in the stream ejected.  And bv tho boiling Hood directed'"'."    ' '  Swept clow u to sure eternity*  But guided by an unseen hand,   ,.  They struggled safely to tho land./'  And lying panting,   softly d���d  All men and things abundantly.  Weary and wet they homeward came  Without their boots, without their game,  Anticipating doubtful fame  Unwelcome jocularity.  A moral is in l'liit l 1 .10211  To 1 iiose who u'tchoi )n 11 alK-t.iu;  iiou'r m ear i;iii*i-uu.it��, anil dun I be Lueii,  Hut weig.li jour audito curefnlb-  A CHALLENGE.  Two weeks from to-day,Saturday lltli, six  men from Harrigan nnd Sabin's claims, on  Pine creek, will pull any six men from any  other creek in Atlin mining camp for the  championship and ��150, the event to ttilte  place in McDonald's Hull, Pine.  Pine, ii. C, Aug. 11.  Run the only stage to  DISCOVERY and SURPRISE LAKE  A four-horse Saratoga will  convey  passengers to Dis  covery, and from there connection   is made with Sur-  .prise Lake.  They Have a Number of Buggies  of the Latest Pattern for Hire.  Saddle Horses and Freighting are a  Specialty with them.  Leave  orders   at   the    B.    A.   C.  Store, corner ist and Ra'ut  il  I  ������'(J  l ST I  ���1  XJ  *!  1  .Vll  .J'J  I  I  i  i  Of  i  Mi  li'"  I  4i]  raWVTTJ'gnTgCTgnSKVSur to iJ\t*Wmm^uit  utWwuiUtJi^ j*'5tr-'i��** <r-sr������ iWM-  "-TT-MVrj TtVJCIIt 17^1  ��� r- -

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