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 n^taMffdi^n^i itigt.ni^m  , --"������ ' !���*�����������     .Inllimmnwn  ������ in       ...j���!_..���^. '1M t^mfl^Lmt^-]~        ��� ������'  ���! -'�� ��'��� ...-., ,  ,  *?-���  Has!  [I  1:��  ||  Id  ".a*  II  R  h  VOL.   -fi.1  ATLIN, ��. C, SATURDAY,    FEBRUARY  t,- . 1002.  NO.  '33  9   ��  en's. Heavy Clothing,, Blankets," etc., etc.  It.;.  Men's All-\V<>ol l-leuw I'luu Sweaters  Mackinaw Shirts  ",,'     -  '       ,,   ���    Sweaters  ,, ,, I Ialifax Tweed Sweaters  ,   i..        '' ';., ,,.      ,      Shiri.s  ,,     Hea\-\-  Klondike Caps  ,.'." Fur-Caps   ''...��� \ i   >���  I'hu* I leiiiin Parkas  ,,     D.-B. Moleskin Coats  ,,,     Fin.* Navy I'lne Mackinaw Suits  ..__,,,   Caris Walet proof-Gray Suits  ,,     Heavv Cnnltirov Coals  ,, ,,       Wool-lined Canvas Coats  ,, , 1     -"      ,, ,,,    :  ,, Rubber-lined ,, '  Fine Hhuiket-liiieil Sleeping Bags  14-lh All-Wool Silver Gray Blankets  " 2-lh ,, " ,, ,, ,,  lo-lh ,. ,,   '      ,, ,, .      ���  14-lh Fine Vicuna,-lUaukels    ������'  iilur I'l-inr.  Snli- I'rli-ii  ���53.OO    '  Si.00  3-.SO  1.50  5-P-'��  1.50  , 3-.SO    ,  '���50  . ��� \v��0  ���     .���.50.  3^'">  6.5  3-75  1.00  2.7:S  ��� 1.00  �����.->��*  3-5o  >s* 5��  3-5��  10. (.10  .poo  r2-5��  7.00  1 2.50  5-50  7 -50  3-50  7.00  2-75  15.00  3-5��  14.00  S.40  12.50  7-50-  10.00  6.50  '7-5��  -0.50  BL-AOKETT&CO:    -���  IRON   /STORE,    First  and  Trainor   Streets, Atlin,- B. C  The Canadian Bank'of.'Commerce.  CAPITAL'   'PAID    UP    $8,000,000.  Branches of tho Bank at .Seattle,    ���     .  San Francisco,  Portland,  ;"     '   _~    "'.'"���"    "~7 "*""���.      -   -'.v "   ""   ' .'Skagway, etc.  " ExgSi.-dst.sq said an isfl Psnixzisii.  O.oi.n Di;.sr Pim'chaski)���Assay Oi'i'tci" in' Connection.  J.  S.  MUNRO, Mima��er.  l"Hd6  -    FIRST  Tine  OffosiTK Di-.i'irr.  ! a    US ��.<��j vLl> -  Wm.   WALMSLEY,    Proprietor.  CLASS , IN   EVERY   RESPECT.  Wines,   liquors   <md, Liqtirs. Stabling for Horses.  CARIBOU,  Y. T.  The-'Vancouver Seoeral Store.'-  Dealers ' in Provisions,   Dry . Good's,   Etc.,  A.   S.   GROSS   &   Go.  ''  SI'KCIAI.TIKS   IN"-  FANCY   CAKES    &   PASTRY.  Fresh Broad, Bye Bread, etc.  (jim.-l ltooiii<. l.i I'cnt-I'y tin; Du.v  Ciias.  Mykk, Proprietor.  WccU <n- Month ut reiisuimlile rates.  Shelf and Heavy Hardware,  Amnn't'hiH nnd GiNiuiim lloi'Uoy Slcntps. -'���Men's  Hill" Soles mill Slimi Niiils.  ���  liistun & Sim's Sinvs.  WimUiwu,  Diiur.-., lllass mill Puttey, etc., et<:.  Ilum-.v  Full Line of Winchester���Black & Smokeless���Rifle & Shotgun  Cartridges.  ��� ���' - . Goods .ltmi(|!iL   Solit.-nnil'  LxLlidnqeil.  The = Bank '= of = British = North = America  r'Mnlilislivil in 18"tl.   liii'.'M-|iiiriitoil lij-Ko.vnl Churter.  Paid Up Capital    -    -    -."--���'-    -    $4..8(56,666  "ihisi-Rvri Fii'mj   -    -   -    -   -    -;-'$1,703,333  Head Office in Canada:  Montreal.  Ii. Stikkman, General  Manager.  Branches hi all the principal cities of Canada, and agents in New York,  -San-Francisco,.Seattle. Taeonia, Portland, Spokane, Boston, Chicago, Etc.  ASSAY OFFICE^   :  Cold Dust Assayed,:Purchas'ed-or Taken on.Consignment.  Quartz Assaying, at Reasonable Rates.   . -.  Oil liQhJ*  'S  BOAT FOUND.  Lord  Dufferin  Dying--Dutch  Government Has a Strange  ���'��� Request to Make. '  FT. & SHAFT.  Bedrock or' Bust ���.Winter's  Work Shows.  Marconi Again in Evidence With  His System���A Popular Parson���Fishermen In Doubt.  San Francisco, Jany. 31.���One  of the ships boats, belonging to H.  ..M. S. Condor, is reported lo have  been .found by Uie Queen Cily-off  Aho'usett.   "'< "���  London, Jany. 3't.���Lord Dnf-  feri'V. at one time Governor-General  of Canada, is very ill and no hopes  are entertained for his recovery.  Toronto, Jany. 31.'���H. S.  Kowland, President of the Imperial  Bank of Canada, is dead:    '  Vancouver, Jany.   31. -  maii'v,   friends,, of   "Father  7 .The  Pat.."  the "Rev. MY. "IrViiie,''t'tTrqiighout  the Province, are asked to subscribe to a memorial to be presented to him.  Ottawa, Jany. j,i.���The Hon.  James Sutherland, who, was given  the .Portfolio of- Marine and Fisheries, in ihe Dominion Cabinet, has  been re-elected for his old constituency, Oxford, Nova Scotia.  Thousands of Collars in the Trmps  ���   ��� Not . a   Discordant    Note  From the Many Operators.  GOLD   CREEK   &    PINE:    CREEK.  Vancouver, Jany. 31. ���-Newfoundland agrees to a renewal of  the French Shore Modus.  London, Jany. 31.���The Dutch  Government asks England if she  may go 011 the field aud urge the  Boers -to lav down their arms.  Quebec, Jany.-31.���Powell, Liberal, has been returned by acclamation for Quebec West, the seat of  the late Hon. R. R. Dobell.  London, Jany. 31. ��� Admiral  Rawsou has been appointed Governor of New South Wales.  London, Jany. 31.���Marconi has  communicated with England from  a distance of 120 off the Lizard.  ' .  Vancouver,. Jany. 31.' ��� The  Fishermen's Union has made a  presentment to the Fishery Commission that it does not want traps.   :���-m^ .  R. D. Fetlierstonhaugli was  spoken to by Mr. Cornell in Vancouver, and said he expected'to  leave there'about the 24II1 ulto on  his return, to Atlin.  -   Before leaving tlie subject of Gold  creek the writer  liiust not overlook  the extensive   workings  ofMr.'G.  W. Small,   nor   refrain   from   com-  uieudii.g   him    for   the .pluck and  perseverance   which   he has shown  in the prosecution-; -;of development  upon   his   ground/' Mr. Small has  been on the creek continuously, since  he- accpiired^his   property,  nearly  two years  ago, and the work of-development   has     practically   never  ceased from'that  day to this.    The  early-part of last  summer: was occupied   in' -building a flume, overshot water .wheel, pump.an.d   hoisting gear, and with-washing out the  previous   winter's   dump.    At  the  same time, the Woik   underground  was still  going  on.    On Jany. 'ist,  a flow-of���waUrr-"Wati' struck at the  extreme   end   of   the  main drive,  some 175 feet from the shaft, which  became so heavy that Ihe shaft ancl  workings   had    to   be . abandoned.  From' this   shaft  the .pay channel  had   been  cross-cut   for a distance,  north  and south, of nearly 250 feet  without   encountering - either..rim.  Considerably over 500 feel of drifts  had'.been   run -.- all in the pay���so  that the loss wasca  heavy   one.    A  consultation- was held wilh his men  as    to   whether   a   pumping.plant  or a new shaft would be the belter.  The latter course was  adopted  and  a large, double  compartment .shaft  was begun ou the 3rd ulto.* . At the  time of the  writer's visit this.shaft  had been .sunk  23 feet and a cofferdam for iS feel put iu.  It is learned  that bedrock, has been   reached and  drifts  being' run,    with   plenty of  good pay in   sight.   -Three  shifts  are  working.      Mr.- Small is to be  congratulated  on-.the able and conscientious staff of men he has working for liiin, and' his and their faith  iu Gold creek  deserves the rich reward  which  the   prospects  would  justify themin expecting. Mr. Small  has  an   interest' in   the  group of  leases covering Gold  creek and his  development work is applied to the  assessment work on the group.  With the exception of Messrs.  Crichtou & Sttihblefield and Shafer  & Stuke'y there is but little work  being done on the creek below the  Srxiali property, y ���  On Pine creek, opposite the .  uioiith of Gold creek and extending  down about 3000 feet.. there is it-  scene of activity, which reminds.  one of a hive of bees, but that instead of taking the hoiiey into the  hives, the bees are bringing it out I  81  'IP  MS  $&  iff  m  "��*  t AY* *  r.u .-  i<i^1  f*..  I-,1  ���--,'a;.;.",w .vMinwi.Ui..-- >���.���  w*  'I  '"*-"T ATLIN,   B.C..  SATURDAY,  FEBRUARY i'f  roo?  The Atlin Claim.  Published    c'vi'i-.v    Sittiirduy   iinii-niii^   liv  T'lK  ATI.IN  CJ.AI.M    I'l'IIMHHINli CO.  A. (). HiHuciiKr.i.ji. I'luriiit.  J). 'I'oiiii Lkisk, Siili-ICilitoi'.  Oflico (if iiiijilii'iitioii IVnrl S*., Atlin. II. (',.  AilviTtiMinif   Kuti:s :   ��1.(1(1   per  inch, each  insertion.    Ilriulinu: notii'i-s, 27*   contK a line.  Special Contract liatcs on application.  Tim ynli^cription price is .-;ri u yt'V.i' payable in advance. No pipt*ruill lie ili'liviTrd  unlev-i this coinlition is coinnlicil with.  MINING IN B. C. IN  1901.  Saturday,   Fkh:,isI,   1902  r- Wk arc pleased lo note that the  , press of the Western States have al  last awakened to the fact Unit there  is an imperative need on the part of  . the Legislatures ol these States lo  materially tiller the laws governing  the incorporation of stock companies, more particularly mining  companies.  In this connection R. H. Stretch,  M. 10., wrote a   very   able   letter,  appearing   in  one  of the most im-  ' portant   mining   journals   in    the  States, iu    which   he' makes a few  suggestions as to what he considers  the line of action which   should  be  followed   in   the   revision  of laws  governing   company incorporation,  some of these, iu brief, are : "1. -All  iitocks  should   be assessable up to  their  par value; 2. The incorporation cf a company on a mere option  should   be   made   a  felony; 3. In  case a certain   amount   of stock is  set   aside   as   so-called   ' Treasury  stock,' no sale of the promoters' stock  should   be valid   until all Ihe treasury stock has been  sold,- and  any  transfer of'tlie -promoters' slock before the latter event, shall be made  a misdemeanor   punishable   by fine  proportionate   to   the   amount  involved,'   such   fine   to   go into the  ' treasury of the  company;  4, Any  misrepresentation   of  facts ��� in any  prospectus  shall   make  the parlies  issuing such   prospectus personally  liable to the  injured  party: 5. Articles of incorporation should state  the nature of the  title -to the property on which the incorporation is  founded;    (>.    Every  prospectus or  advertisement   offering    stock   for  sale, should plainly  set  forth: (a)  the nature of the title; (b) the number of shares, their  par value  aud  total   par  value   thereof;    (c)   the  number  of shares  set apart to the  owners of the   locations  on which  title is founded, as purchase money;  the number of shares  set apart as  treasury slock   and   the number of  shares offered' at each individual offering   as   well   as the   number of  shares of   such   treasury stock sold  up to the date   of  each   advertisement."  Many   of Mr.   Stretch's suggestions could well'be incorporated into the   P..   C.   Companies' Act, but  our Legislature  wisely took action,  at the time of  the   Kooicnay slock:  booming craze, and  passed amend-  -inenls   lo   the   then  existing Act,,  which   effectually   put a check on  slock   company   promoters, so that  there   is, not   the  urgent need for  change   in our  laws governing the  incorporation   of joint   stock companies ..as   there is in those of our  'neighbor,    especially   when    companies intend operating in this Province.  Satisfactory   Showing   From  All Sections.  w.  M. Brewer Gives a Few Reasons  Why So Few of Our Mines  Are Dividend Payers -Some  Pertinent Pointers.  In his contribution to the " I'n-  gineering and Mining Journal,"  'on the subject of the Mining Industry in 1901 r W. M. Brewer, M. JC,  reports on British 'Columbia as follows ;  " From the standpoint of aggregate production in the Province  from the placer and metalliferous,  as well as the coal mines the progress during the year 1901 must be  considered as satisfactory, because  in nearly every mining district there  has been an increase in production;  but from the standpoint of development of new districts,.'the. progress  has apparently'not been as satisfactory as those interested would have  desired..  "Before considering the conditions in individual mining-districts,  the writer will call attention lo  some of the reasons, advanced for  alleged unsatisfactory conditions of  the.progress of the mining h.dustry  during 1901. The smelter trust in  the United'States is blamed by'the  silver-lead miners for their troubles,  but the bonus offered by 'the'Domin-  ion Government for refining lead  has not beeu taken advantage of.  "During the past year ihere has  been considerable discussion in the  ;columns of the public press as well  as through a memorial sent to the  Lieut--Governor in Council as to  the alleged causes for the depression. Adverse legislation, unpopular taxation and labor troubles are  considered the prime causes by  many of the mining operators,  while over-capitalization,, mismanagement, and failure to pay dividends have been advanced as the  reason by friends of the Government, by labor leaders ancl some of  the editors. In the opinion of the  writer, both sides to the discussion  are correct to a certain extent, but  at the same time, there are other  causes which none of the disputants  have brought forward ; these are:���  " 1st. The purchase prices paid  for mineral claims by English and  Eastern Canadian companies have  almost invariably beeu from 50 to  400 per cent greater than should  have been paid.  "2nd. Lack of conservatism by  examining������ 'experts in measuring  and valuing ore in sight.  V 3rd.'Unrest among the laboring' classes, caused by agitation  provoked by so-called labor chain-1:  pious amongst the politicians 'and  walking delegates of the labor  unions.  " 4th.'The fact that extensive  areas of mineral bearing lands are  tied up -by-being held by men who  have either not sufficient confidence  in their own country, or sufficient  enterprise, or who  lack the capital  when heavy conservative operators*'  await the' results demonstrated by-  developments, and the opportunity  lo acquire properties at their actual  value, instead of al the speculative  values which have,- lieen paid by  less experienced and more optimistic operators."  to develop their numerous mineral  claims, but yet place such an ex-  horbitant value on undeveloped  prospects 5nat nor experienced.,, conservative operator can consider a  proposition to purchase. These  mineral lands return comparatively  no revenue'to the Provir.ce.  "5II1.  The fact that Ihe Province  is   passing through   the   same experience as have all   older   mining       Copies ol, the new   Placer Acl of  communities, -and   which may   be | 1901, consoli luted wilh the Acts ol  designated as the   period  of ' teeth-' 1808  and    1899,  ing   in    infancy,'   wr   that'   period! Claim Office.  sale   al    the.  Hydraulic-    Mining  Machinery,  Mining,   Pumping" & Sluicing Machinery,  Centrefugal Sand,  Gravel &  ;    ,.    Dredging Pumps.  HYDRAULIC    DERRICKS ��� From 3 to ro tons lifting rapacity.'  '   HAND    POWER    DERRICKS   of   r   to   2   tons lifting capacity.  HYDRAULIC    GRAVEL    ELEVATORS,  HYDRAULIC    GIANTS,    WATER    GATES';  ANGLE    STEEL    RIFFLES    &  ���HYDRAULIC    RIVETED    PIPE.  The Joshua Hendy Machine Works.  NoS.   38   to 44 FkHMONT  STKIvKlfV  SAN    FRANCISCO,   CAL.  Write for prices, circulars and catalogues, or call on  A. C. Hirschfeld, Agent, Atlin, B. C.  THE '.ROYAL'ilOTEt*.  E.   ROSSELLI,   Manager.  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B, C.  This   New   and .Commodious   Hotel was opened to the Public,  April  16th, 1901.���L'verything in it is New.���Strictly First Class.  CHOICEST WINES, LIOIJORS AND CIGAIIS��� CASE GOODS A SPECHLfY.  ���Importer' of General Merchandise  sners  OUTFITTING A SPECIALTY  FIRST   STREET,    ATLIN,   B.   C.  ���c��*v*e*^c*<>o4'04'o*ooc**04'0*o*o��^o<'0*>c>*c*<>o��<*>^o^.o><:��>o-{*-':>':��*c>*':  T  H E . K O OTEN AY   HOTE L  George E. Hayes, Proprietor  I'lKST AM) Tkainok Stkkkts  Thw First Class Hotel has boon remodeled and refiirniHlicd thrwnghotit  und offers the bent ucooiniiiuilntioii to Transient or Permanent  Guests.���Amnrirsiii nnd European plun.  Finest Wines, Liauors and Cigars.  $ Billiards   and   Pool.  FINEST El'jUIFPED HOTEL IN THE NORTH.    EVERYTHING  CONDUCTED IN  FIRST-CLASS'MANNER.  IV,  1  iii  i,1 r"-,iY.)Mfci2  ��f.i  tt  ,V5  1 ���?*"  ,-,$ ���  I'i,  '1  *^'*V*'��'f'i'fl'*l,T *�����""*- *��� i^i-i  t^sitjpr-t^r^veK licC,K.  ^*^a^Mi^y��^^T^��/iMMy^y^'WityyTM*^M��ti.i>^wiiww*vwi  ^T^^Z^y?^^  J-  13  V  ATLIN,  B. CI'SATURDAY, FEBRUARY j," 1905.  niCAI.ICUS   IN  First Street, Atlin, B. O.  Handle only thec best Goods in the Market.  Groceries, -Fruit's, Flour, Feed  ''and'Provision's* ,  BEST   SERVICE   GUARANTEED:  Try   our Teas ancl Coffees.   A LIBERAL VICTORY.       RELEASED.  Victoria Bye-Election Returns  ' George Riley to (he Dominion House.  Boer Flg-hts   Boer-���Fishery Commission  Kot  Popular,��� Pas-  .   sengor "tsamer Wrecked. '���  Victoria, Jany. 20.���������-The bye-  election in this cily, to,fill the .seat  in tlie Dominion House of Commons', vacated by Col. Prior, has'  resulted .in the election ol' George  Riley, Liberal, over Frank S. Barnard, Conservative, by a majority  of 500.       -  - --     ",'  Victoria, Ja'ny. -26.--Dunsmuir  asks Premier Laurier lor a convention with the idea of re-adjusiing  the ill-balanced Federal-Provincial  conditions, arguing that the returns  have been inadequate as' compared  to the revenue received from the  Province for the Dominion Trea-  siirv.  'London, Ja-.-.y. 26.���Lord Kit-  cliner reports that Commandant  Yilonel has . surrendered aiid : has  raised a commando of' 1500' men to  assist him in bringing tlfe war to  an end and has writteii'Steyn about  it.  Vancouver, Jany. 26. ��� The  Fishery Commission is described as  a frost. The cannery owners are  of the opinion that the personel of  the Commission ur.-kes their appeals for traps useless and they will  not attend. The fisher men also absented themselves from the sittings  of the Commission and nothing has  been accomplished since the first  sitting.  Vancouvkr, Jany 29. ��� The  canuers and fishermen tried to formulate a joint arrangement regarding traps for settlement by the Commission, but the two sides could  not agree. It is'an open secret that  traps wiir'be allowed.to head off the  salmon making for Puget Sound,  but it is feared' that traps will be  given by political preference, both  canncrs and fishermen arguing that  traps should go to them.  V.vkcouvKR. Jany. 26. ��� The  steamer. Maiulander, running between Vancouver and Seattle ran  ashore at high tide on Saturday  'morning in a blinding snow storm.  The stranded vessel lies on the  beach at .Sinclair island. The passengers were all landed in safely.  Later.-r-Jany. 29th.���The Main-  lander has been successfully floated  and found to have sustained but  slight damage.  Vancouvkr, Jany! 27. ��� The  coldest weather experienced here  for many years occurred yesterday  morning, when' the thermometer  registered. 5 degrees bslo zero.  B.C. Government in Trouble  ���Turkish Brigands Accept  a Ransom.:  Amorican Missionaries Now In the  Sultan's  Territory���Railway  t     Deal.  Vancouvkr, Jany. 29. ��� The  United States and Canadian Governments, since the .Skagway flag  incident, have agreed thai flags of  the respective countries shall not be  raised over any house where the  official- resident of another country  is domiciled.  ���-New, York, Jain*. 29th.���The  Vanderbilt system has bought the  Canadian Atlantic Railway.  Washington, D.C./Jany. 30.���  Advice.has been received from Constantinople that Miss Stone and her  companion iu affliction have been  released aud the ransom ' paid to  their kidnappers.  Vancouvkr, Jany. 26.-,--American newspapers are devoting pages  to -the approaching visit of the  Kaiser's brother, Prince Henry, to  the United Stales to witness Ihe  christening of the Kaiser's Royal  German 'yacht, "Alice;" by Alice  Roosevelt, daughter of President  Roosevelt.  NKI.SON, E. C, Jany. 29.---J.  Roderick Robertson, a prominent  mining man, was killed by a dynamite explosion at the Park Avenue  shaft of the Rapid Transit. The  deceased was struck by debris and  hurled into the hotel close b}'.  Gordon Hunter, K. C, on behalf of Harry I-Ielmkin, M. L. A.,  and others, is . asking - the Full  Court to issue a writ of mandamus  against the Provincial Government  ���to show cause why it should not be  compelled lo issue writs for the  the election of a member for Victoria, to fill the seat of the Hon. J.  H. Turner, whose retirement took  place in. August last, ancl for which  election the Speaker of the House  had served notice.upon the Deputy  Provincial Secretary on September  6th last. Owing to the sudden  death of Chief justice McColl the  writ was not issued,- according to  lust advices.  , According- t'o recent Exchanges  the supporters of the Government  are circulating a petition to the residents of Cassiar district now in  Vancouver . and vicinity for signature, praying that Messrs. Stables  and Clifford, M.L.A.s be asked to  give their support to Premier Duns-  miiir when the House meets.  Atisn,  BHugg&i  and Grape. Rings  And All Kinds of Jewellery Manufactured on the Premises.  Why send out when you can get il as cheap here?  Placer   Act,   1901,   consolidated,  for sale at this ofiice..  Watches From $5 ugs.   Fine Line of Souvenir Sgsizorvs.  JULES EGGERT & SON,, The Swiss Watchmakers.  Gold Production in 190J.  Iu the issue of January 4U1 of ihe  Enoinkkkino & Min inc. Journal of New York a most interesting account of the metal and mineral production of the world in 1901  is given, which is well worth a careful perusal. Id speaking editorially  of the gold production of the U. S.  the Journal says: "Gold production  for'ihe year again recorded a sub-  tanlial increase aud probably-  reached an amount" between $82,-  000,coo and i$83,ooo,ooo. The increase came from_almost"aU'of our  gold producing regions, although  Colorado, California and the Black  Hills contributed the greater part  of it. The development of the far,  northern regions of Alaska has been  impeded by various causes, and  the production of that " territory  shows only a moderate gain. One  feature of the year in gold production- has been the increased working, of low-grade ores and the  greater use of the cyanide process.  Improvements in treatment, closer  working mid the reduction ill costs  of mining and milling have all assisted in improving the position of  the gold mining industry. Another  feature has been the introduction of  an extensive scale of dredging machinery into California for working  low-grade placer deposits."  "Canada���Canada, which took  the third place among the gold producers a year ago, will not vary  very gieatly from its production of  $28,000,000 in 1900. By far the  greater part of this comes, of course,  from the Canadian Yukon. Operations in the Klondike and in all of  the country which has- Dawson for  its center, are -assuming a more  settled character as claims become  consolidated under the ownership  of companies whose capital and  machinery can be brought in to  assist in the working. At the  same time, the area of gold producing territory is being gradually extended by new discoveries, while  improvement's in transportation are  making it possible to work propositions of comparatively low grade.  Il is in the last named direction  that we must look' for the further  growth in the Yukon.  "Outside of that territory,.Canada's gold output comes from British Columbia oh the Pacific Coast,  from 'Western Or.tario and from  Nova Scotia iu the extreme East.  In British Columbia, conditions  were not altogether favorable, as is  shown by the extended report  which follows. The Atlin country  has produced less than was expected, while financial complications have seriously interfered with  the operation of several of the great  mines of the Rossland district, such  as the Le Roy. In Western Ontario, the produc! ion last year was  about the same as in 1900, and the  same can lie said'of Nova Scolia."  ���������ox  OK  Alaska,   Yukon   and  Northern   B.C.   '  "������ROM  Skagway to Atlin & Dawson  OO   TO  See HIRSCHFEU)  Notice.  ���"JOT ICE it hereby {riven thut application  will be made to the Parliament of Canada, at its next sittings for leave to incorporate a railway company, called the "Lake  Heimett Railway Company," to construct,  etiuip, operate and maintain a railway from  a point on or near the Dyea river, on the International Jlotindary, between British  Columbia and Alaslut, to a point at, or near  Lake Dennett, thence to a.point on the Yu- ���  Icon river at or near Selkirk in the Yukon  Territory.  "With power to equip, construct aud oper-  nte branch lines; to ^build, own and maintain docks and wharves; to equip, own and  build bouts and to operate the same; to  equip, own and operate tclograph and  telephone lines und      to       generate  electric power for heating, lighting and motive power; to expropriate laud necessury  for the suid ruilway and to levy and to collect tolls, and to make traffic arrangements  incidental to suid line of railway.  Dated at. Vancouver, It. C, thin l-'tli day of  November, 1901. deT-Ut  1). G. "hCBOJSKLU,  Solicitor for Applicants.  Notice ol Dissolution.  "r^OTICE is hereby givon that the partnership heretofore existing between the  iiuderirigncd ut Atliu, K. C, has this duy  been mutually dissolved. All debts owing to  the said partnership must be pnid to, nnd all  debts due by said partnership will be paid  by It. fi. Dixoiu  Dated at Atliu. B. C,  this .list day of Dec.  1901. I). Hi;iiTON.  K. H. Dixon.  BROWNLEE & LOWRY  .1. H. Brownlee, P. L. S., I). I. S.  . R.C. Lowry, A. M. I. C. '..  Civil and Hydraulic Engineers,  and Surveyors.  Pearl Strkkt, Atlin, B. C.  K  IRKLAND HOTEL;  PIKST  STREET,   ATLIN.'  J. KIRKLAND, - Managkk.  h'irst-class dining room  And Elegant Sleeping Rooms.  Placer   Act,   1901,   consolidated,  for sale at this office.  ���wwr  i4  'kft  &  S  \&  l  Hi  Mfi  1  S'iK'L  ��� 'If? I  Mi  mi  M  %l  ml  1 ,%*'.-  .Ji.  1}  H'3'3*'  ma  4m  rill  I '  w��lsMlf3**��-**;���ww  ..:j.';,...... .-;���..: "-���-:^--''".'-'')-"!i^*-W��g.j.lg.'..i^^^  ri'-J  "I""*  ���~^^<���^��gt^^fK$��&:!  SE^M1!^jS  igySraTO**^^  It *Sfl  f-wll  (���(.���"St  5 1     &P  M yu  V-  f. it ���  B    t. L-l>  r* ?���*  , n.y"1  v&mm^miee^��^* ATLLN,   B.C..  SATURDAY,. Hl-RRUARV  i.' 1902  PICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  Ouirch o" 1 -' 111-1 n 11 < 1:  St. Martin's Church, cor. Third and Triiin-  iif >trcct^. Sunday services. Matins at II 11.  in., I'!viMisong 7:11(1 p. m. ( Vli��ln-inioiMif Holy  Ooiiiiiiiiiiion, 1st Sunday in rin.-li month and  on Special O'jcnsions. Sunday School, Sunday nt It p. in. Committee Meetings, 1st  Tliui'siliiy in each month. ��� -  ' licv. !''. \j. Steplicnsoi:, Keotm*.  St. Aiuli'exv's rrcsliyterinn (.'.liui-ch hold  services in the Church ou Second Street.  Miu'niii�� sen ice nt 11 uve.iiiiig service 7:ltil  riumlin Sehcfiil ut Ihe close oi' the iiitiruiug  service. Kev. ���'. Kiissell, .Minister. I'riii-  Itrailiii';- Koiiiii. to i\ hicli nil are welcome.  . Wiiles "v. Goodyear leather top  rubber bnols, .$4 a pair, at Jimmy  Regans.  At last- the ice on -Atlin lake has  taken and with the continuance ol  reasonably cold weather, teaming  will commence in about ten days.  .Skating was indulged in on Monday and Tuesday, but the snow has  since pul an end to that pleasure.  Geordie Couttes was the ' first  freighter to eome straight across  from Takt:.  Just arrived at  Co 's, fresh fruits,  and lemons.        ."'      ���    ��� ���  \V. Walmsley    'r-           ���"r-.t.-'clasn;':  hotel at Caribou Liw.-> id promises his patrons tlie best, of everything.    Excellent stabling.  ���Show Case for sale.���Apply at  llic Claim Office.  . The entertainment to be given,  on Friday.- evening next, to raise  funds for the purchase of a bell for  the English Church, promises to be  a great success.    Don't miss it.  There is more solid comfort iti-a  cup of Blue Ribbon Tea than-in a  gallon of most beverages.  E.   Tillman &  apples, oranges  J. G. Cornell, of the Nugget  iro'.el, Discovery,, returned last  Saturday, from an extended trip  to California and the Southern  Stales.  ��� Blue Ribbon Coffee is absolutely  pure. ���It is sold in all the stores in  Atlin.  Tim Ravi, of Boulder creek, was  one of the returning pilgrims from  tlie sunny south hist Saturday.  Copies ol the new Placer Act of  1901, consolidated with the Acts of  1898 and 1S99, 'or S'de at the  Claim Office.-  . ' .   ,     '  For a good,   square   meal,   in   a  hurry, go   to The    Quick    Lunch  ���Room.     Mrs.  Iicnning, Prop.  The Press dance given by Mr. A.  ���   C. Hirschfeld,   on   the   24th ulto,  .was one of  the biggest successes of  the   season.     There   was   a   very  large   gathering     and    everybody  had a good time.-    The supper was  one of   the   best  ever laid in Atlin  aud   ample justice  was done to it.  As a host, the   worthy   Editor- was  exemplary.���Contributed.  Furnished rooms  10  rent���apply  Hotel Northern.  Alec. McDonald, from Fourth of  Juh' creek, about whose welfare  there was grave doubts, arrived in  town on Friday last. He returned  with the party who'was sent out  to search'for him.  Get your friends to subscribe for  "The Atlin Telegraphic Bulletin,"  ���weekly.  A. J. Btiker, of the Atlin Lumber  &. Mining Co., returned from his  home iu Skagway,' on Wednesday  last.  For fancy   groceries, candies and  notions, go to E. L. Pillman & Co.  ���The   F'ditor   begs   to thank his  many  friends   for   the   honor they  did    him   in   attending   the Press  dance, on   the  evening of the 24th  ulto, and hopes one aiid all enjoyed  themselves. '      '  Genuine   Gold  Seal " Packs" at  Blackett & Co.    $4 p.:r pair.  "   The Temperature.  The average temperature for tlie  week ending January 31.1t was as  follows:  24th . . 10.2  25U1    '   .      ; . -5.n  26th .      . . 2.5  27H1 . .       '   4.8.  28th        ". .-        26  29th . . 10  30th . ,       . 12.5  31st . . 9  The highest temperature recorded was 31 above at noon ou the 28th  Vfrt tK lowest was 21 below,'during the night of the 30th. Atlin  lake was frozen over on the 261I1  am- vo Bleu, McKillop &'Hooper,  cros; ���-d over from Torey inlet.'  below  above  below  ; Cummings & Ricfoarctson,  1 1      ' f  Leading   Houses   for .  Dry   Goods,   Boots   and   Shoes.  '      ' ,  :���hi  Special Bargains in Clothing   ^*4   <*.  o*  **  J*.  OUR    PRICES   ARE   THE   LOWEST.  ���   -    . , ���     - - Orders taken (or Tailor-made Suits.  Choicest Wines, Liquors & Cigars.  1 1 +..  FREE *-BOWLING ALLEY."  Botes Russell. -������ -  Choice Wine's, Liquors and Cigars.  Pool and Billiards free,: ���  lixoo ,& -Burton,   Pro|>Se  tend Fancy'Dress Carnival  di*  Mon*clay"~Feb. "3rd.  Prizes given to the best- dressed  huh'and gentleman. The management regret to .-state their inability  to get Sousas Band, but assure the  public that the best local talent will  be in attendance.- Doors open at  7.30 p.m.  Tursier 'Beeton'.'.&��  WHOLESALE     DRY     GOODS,     LIQUORS-   AND     CIGARS.  << Importers  of all classes of Foreign Goods "-?���  Victoria   and   Vancouver.  Sole Agents for:    '.     ,.   '  EROWN'S    4    CROWN    SCOTCH     WHISKY  CORBY.'S    CFJ,KBRATKD   CANADIAN    RYK.  A.  B.  C.  BOHEMIAN    S:i*. .-.LOUIS   .BKKR  MOKT    &.'  CHANDON    CHAMPAGNE,.- DRY ' IMPERIAL,  PROGRAMME  *l;illoo:i A*<!t!iiM<m nt 8  Grain! .Mtirrli at !'. und  Dunce',   Uuii'cr.s at 'J.30.  To conclude  witli   b'iri;   lialloon   Ambpii-  siou'nuil Coloured  I'ii-c   Illuminations.  Admission, 50 cents, children, 25  cents. Dogs aud Toboggans may  be ordered for 10.45.  The-genial Myers, Uie Restaurateur, will preside over the gaslro-  uomical arrangements, and promises'  his patrons something good.  Fish,  C. DOELKER,- :  .    FRESH MEATS. ALWAYS ON HAND.    ..   .  Game   in   season, and   home    made   Sausage.  Nokthurn Hotkl Bnii.niNr,,  Fikst Stkk'i-t.--  Finest ' Wi.11.es!" Liquors   and   Cigars.  Furnished Roorn's by the Day,  ...... Week or Month  G. K. 1I.VVKS.  J. U. CuKNKI.Ii. '  Attractions for the Coming.Week.  Hockey    Practice,   Tuesday and  Thursday- afternoons.  Hockey Match, Saturday at 2 p.m.  Skating every evening at 7.30.  C. Barnj-s, Mgr.  Discovery.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.'  FIRST-CLASS RESTAU R A NT  IN     .  -��� ��� ,.-. CONNECTION.  Ik'Rililiuirtcrs 'or lliilmur & Pnrrott's stujre.  liliRT   LJQUOKS   &   CIGARS'  Goon   Accommodation. ��� Rksi'auhakt  in  CONNIXTICN.  .   S.. JOHNSTON, Proprietor.  Good .Stitbliun- for Homes uud I)o;js.  PINE TREE HOTEL  DISCOVERY, Ti. C.  Finest of liquor.*?^    Good stabling.  ^  IN  AID  OP "  THE ENGLISH CHURCH  In the Purchase of a  Bell  will in: lllil,D AX  Tt is said Taku is to be cut of tlie |THE      GRAND      HOTEL  liu. SaNIW, Propriiitor.  W.  WALLACE ..GftlME  & Co.,  MINING BROKERS & COMMISSION AGENTS.  Third-Street. Atlin B. C.  mail'route, the carriers going by  tlie. old Government trail which  strikes the Arm west of Taku.  Downey's chocolates  at "Dockrill  & Bourne's.  ON  Friday Evk.,. Fun. 7tit, iyo2,  ''������'���.'    ���   . .AT '8 P.  ill.'  A Amission,   SO   cents:.  THE   IRVING   HOTEL,  Pine City, B. C.  ,'" Has the Best Equipped.Bar. ���  Tlio Mc-Doiiiilil   EiitertuJiunoiit  Hall in Gon-  eutiou.  - R: McDonald, Prop.  iv you WANT  m  CONCKKN1NG  ion  . IV. bA'i  THS  BARBER' SHOP  .I..-. I'. .LINK Prop. .  ���Nuw in 1'iipy their new quarters next''  to tlio Hunk of B.N. A.. First Street.  . -; .  The butli rooms uro equally, as good as found  in cities.   Privnte KntnitU'e for luilieu. '  MINES & MINING PROPERTY  ' In the Atlin District  wimi'"To-  Real Instate and. Mitring, Prpker,  ���.-.-.-. P. 0..-Box,.3fi,..Atli'nl'.:JB."C. <,  I';:  K  I  Hi  i  I)  -"���""' "T"    .,.k.���..��.

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