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 < J  VOL.   4-  ATLIN, B. C, SATURDAY. FEBRUARY, 23,   1901.  SO'. 84.  ���.;. BLACKETT/& CO.  [    ,        The Largest Dealers in  General Merchandise in the North.  Go to them for your Supplies.���Prices reasonable.  IRON   STORE FIRST   STREET.    .  ".;ATUN D1STRIC  Its  Geology   and   Auriferous  ;' Deposits:  '.Tho Granite Co:  1 ;.f<  ��� I.  ..The following eom.i.iuirir'ili"':  ���.has been received fi-.-m Mi. Fr.jirk  Weir." of Sle\ cndvke, wh. ��� ihn*- redeems a promise rwr.cf .l-J'-i'-r ov.  late visit to tne i\urv.' .: hV- ' <�����-.���-  pany, arrd. referri-d ���-. ;ii ��� KCt-nt  issii2. Mr. V. c-ii ���%���, iiea briefly,  but to the. point, and we'com men.1  the aiticle as a whole \> the at  tention ol" o.rr readers, 'being sis  it-is a careful i' ^ -mc <>r -I'jcsr'.j'.itrf  facts regarding vi*. ^.-o'-O'^y of Lhe  camp, ns glie^l' evrde ice-, arrd the  extent.   :.al ire   a id  richness of its  .auiilernu* de )osit<.  . ���.��� .                *  My   I ef-i   i"  notircc.*, ]-   V''"-!',  "1  rt-  e.i  .ill<!    its    10-  as tliau a*-  nny tiur: fe ><jus .-. ti. * hi-;to:y of  the cara-\ a ijihef shared by many  better qualified th.i'i myself to intelligently ;"--'"..\!! fie facts, upon  which it.is !u*.ed:  \    In icduen s.: :" oc-M'tyv lhe sum  tof my,owi"o\':>rfr'cncis .ind observations together" .y;r>  "Ivrt o   Miners, I  sam   coirstrai.'C'i,   u'-.i'.;;   !���������   lack ol  "-���space, to cnnd.-T'!.-   '.he   r.ilorniiiCirm  csoughl  to ho   w.JU'il   i 'In   "cry  ���sni't.l com; a-.s.   .'. series ol "Note-."  -4 .  i-.ii ore ur L*sa disjointed yd all  trend :r.ig in tin- o-"- dir-:li"n, set-ins,  theref.nV. b--. . 1 V - '��� '���<> m ���' I>"-*'  j)o-.e, a'.cl fl��:itsK '.'^.l- nr.':) if 1:1 .l.lr'.'.l-  ariK":. !b:oT:en ';\K* .I1.1t ���->'' 001 o.\ii  "pay-slre.r'ks will. I ti'i  ���   self one.'   lhe who'--   '  ,  diligeuyv     l-rospectuii  s rea,dcr>.t  A placer nii-riug c.rm ��� owes lis  exisleuiy-'..'> ihe fact that within il-  trinilvV,y iti-'.��� 1 :','eo-uai r*- anrifenrrs  -. gravels:.''.���, c-'P- >U' of pr mtable ek-  ploitaLi.-i.i- ..-.i-d 1.'" oerineuance is in  pi-oportib'f'Vo the richness, proxim.ty  an'd c^leU" .���!'���.1 >;:, mineralized .'.belt  whence, an i'ne ���."otii-.e of ages, these  gra\'cis Tr.'ive"''li Jen derived"., It behoves u��, tncrefoK*. 10 first _ direct  iuquii", lo tlje^/onntain" headline!  fissure 0111 selves  tha 1.we .'irre ii.ideetl  within a.WincralrzecUbtdi.'--"    ' -:     I  * -J" ����� " " .;     4   'j;, j  -The highly, altered   arrd  nnneraK  i/ed condiLioii of large arkl'more br  .less'.' isolated. ti\icls_ between our  Coast range and the Rock'ies"-to  which-Lhe term Cold Belt is commonly' applied���seems due to the  intrusion  oi'l granite   masses which  1.  the region, at'11 geologically later  dale, along twci main lines of uplift.  Confining our attention to the fust  ���ifthese and to the district with  which wr* are now concerned it'has  kreif'abserved thai it follows a main  northwesterly course from the vicinity of Dense lake, crosses the  Polly near the mouth -of the McMillan aud reappears as'the back-  V. le of the Kl unlike fields. Although generally referred to as a  '-���ingle axis I his uplift consists ralhei  or" a series of alternating arrd more  or less irregulaily shaped masses  'A'hich 'preserve a general alignment,  'urd tne graiute areas in our midst,  ^.rlitgisU tell' us, aie part and  arcel of this general uplift/  Wherever these granitic 0111-  har-Us have occurred the srrround-  iv.g rocks are found to be highly  altered and'mineralized arrd evidence is not wanting that.thede-'  vclomneirl of- quartz veins therein  occurred contemporaneously^ with  tire i'.;iheaval of the granites, and  -nobaUv   bv 'sdine  action  superiu-  Kourth ' of July creek aud extends  northward for a distance of forty,  miles,- running northwesterly and  crossing,the lake to include Mount  Minto. This belt has an approximate width of fifteen miles, its southeasterly corner c approaching Surprise lake a short distance west of  Ruby creek. Its southern contact  follows the north slope or" Munro  mountain, gradually bearing north,  and cn-n-.'.-'-. tire he.ids oi" Birch and  boTilderci'eeks befere turning north  westward as indicated. The eastern  contact follows rrp Ruby creek arid  crosses lhe b.-uudaiy abo.it ten  miles iast "'���  Atlin lake.  The souiiern contact of this belt,  it will be observed,  llrus prac.icalh  some distance, then  turns eastward  and re-crosses the   divide   near the  head, of Eagle cieek. "Tire mineralized  belt due- to this intrusive mas* ,. .  is the source of much of the gold of  Pine ceeek as well as that of Wright ���  aud   Otter,   'Spruce     and    Mckee-.  ���  creeks arrd '"of 'the   headwaters   of .  Dixie.       '       '.'  Fifteen miles south of this second    ���  area   and   lvver:tycfive   miles east .oi^.j  the  mouth ol'r, the  'O'UoimelUl'ike-r.v  valley we encounter a third granitic . .-  area, terming   a  sort of " boss '���':rfc:  moie or less circ'ularijbrtn, lying air., j  most entirely' within 'the district between themain Dixie creek-and the-.-.r  east branch   of 'the Silver  ^irlmcn^;.-;  This third area "is limiledin extent iup-  '.UCed   b'i  the   granite masses them-  ������elves while in a formative condition". While cutting the stratified  rocks' the quartz veins seldom 01  never c-it the granite masses themselves.  On comparing ��� the position of  these irregular granitic;' masses  .ind their surrounding afieted rocks  Willi 'that of the richer deposit's, of  ohicer gold so far discovered in this  i'rjvince and the' adjoining Territory 'ii .will be found that they are  closely associated. The chief placers  .i',d rive: bars, are irr "fact, scattered  ill alut"   this' line or  belt from"the  '���';, r'lls  ���in bijui'sd.irv of the Pnuiuce  I i Forty-Mile, olwervnt'ioifs  ��� 'r.t-. ..f.onl an imporlant clue irr the  ���r.-;iivji for aunfcious ground,'-as well  -outh.  in-ih  Hanks the .valley o'Pirre creek, and  comparison   with  those already de-->  stream^ drain-ng   :nlo    this   valley" tailed,  but-appears to have been a 7.  f ... <1 ....-��� 1 ���..   .  from the north  should . pro-, e-gold  bearing, if on; hypothesis is correct; ;eralization of the   district, as later  crossing,-as ���' ey will, "he coutact  and the mineralized area adjoining.'  But' two .streams enter P'ne from  this direction acioss this area,  Birch and Boidder. ,.:.d both have  been found,to contain auriferous  gravels. From the almost entire  absence of glacral drirt in the valleys  01" these creeks lLneems probable that  these -���alley- h:m- i''-en cut .down  since'the gl-icia", v.-iod, and this  fa'cl added to . .������ ��\ceoiiuual proved  riclines's of }-o.,;cl- creek would  seem to promise that mi 'erri'iized  veins of coiii-i'i'" -b'.f "'������ aluis. wl!, jji  the rrear fulin . ��� be .incovi-red.iu, the  vicinitv of Uv. .'(>.:���-set 'i-.re -hown  to-cxist.  The Hydr .-v. cui}.:-.!''^ now  operating on tli' -e c:-<..eks. although  greatlv ha-.nliea.rp.-'l "b> reaso 1 ot  the entirely luadui'iate supply of  water al command, may'reasonably  retni'is  verv considerable fa'clor irr' the min-  developments   will, I  believe, fully  demonstrate.  South   .if  Lake Allin  arid Taktf*  smaller, isolated   granit.c outbnisls?  occupy the"'divid*? 'torming the U.S.  boundary;��lds^^;.bjt distinct from  the   granites ol"   th'e   Coast   lange  proper.      -��� ,^ ^  , In- addition .tpi.^ac granites to  which.inqiiMy lias.'.t.ijus been directed emotive roc.k,s, pfinoie recent age4  cat lhe older Jobations 111 other  sections of the..jU^ct, aud poryliy-  '���-��� ������-.amis r.inores,"flank the west  .-'._���'rf"'.'.:e "A'tlih from .Golden,  :��� .s.irii'u-r-cir-J^'to the sc;utli<.ra  ,-m Lv'ot C56\ii'f��VTres:i i-l.uiil.'  ill  shM  Botli  high-  exi)eci eventual audsomc  from cV;.i' il i".veiled  and 1oK channels w-irl, 1 have reason to believe, be fomid on"." both,  creeks and their exploitation w.H"  keep these t.ianls nur*.ing many  years, sulci rr: tl eir quota .to the  prosper iiv" ol t..e camp. -"  '."���A s,ec ''.'.ii. <���- '1'li-r- c. 'De'lt- having a  width-of .��o;- " ti- -iriles, encloses^  Lhe !a:-"<;'r p.oriio of, !-ur. rise lake  and e: ti.uis c.i--t ��� ..rd as ...ir as fak^  he   lodes   from    which' 'the  Te-,!i   -���   ''-'^    '0!,to-ir  is lor  jl.reei gold" has i.'sell been derived..  llaviug 'thus demonstrated that  ve'i-re indeed within tire riliiieral  'iVl":, an'd" somewhat acquainted with  ���tftciprojublc cause arid lime of its  :iii,reializi.r,li('n we shoulcl lrcx'. in-  'ii'.r'ire inu.'the 'po:-iliotv aud extent  ;oCilie gr.aijliHi- ^reas.'iu-our immediate vici:rii\, so" that by ftllowiiig  Th'<|.i?: cioril'R.-t^'.'wc tnav be enabled  To estimate roughly the mineralized  ajr'ea wifli'in Ah^flTAuts of lire camp"  Vud incidenlally c-xclude llrose iwr-  'tioiis'-oFtlie"'cfislriclt- "\v?iicF,"being'  wholly igrimiflc.'\voulc'ls I'rdfitV/the"  ere'r -IFoii"~bf'-" ages"-1 ku-'jC.'-" ad derL^trritfr  store of.aijrifcrous gravels.  Of, these  area's  the  "largest>ncj  therefore   most   imporlant,   is that;  appear-to" b'avc bruken through the  lying  n'-r'h   of"' Atlin  city,   wliiclij  m-epouderairily   Paheozoic 1I001   of.commences at or 1 ear the ukjuO ofj  nil]   di  i-\ .|."lC  :��� di  mass, wicsiui  hreg.-ljir   se-  from lhe  eas^  divide   abouc  Gladys   and'   .   -i-'H  sweeping     .so.-.'.h.ivn-''!  valley or . Ku- ere.-'.:  shore   o-"   the. .latter,  at this ppiuL-.-it sk'nts  iii  ine of .tiii*-  , form> nil  -, -.. i.ig , i'i  -.,v-'..,- 'ih  i-vLwee  -,'    -,    -rvo  ���I . .:;��    lb-'  a;' as I .  ";, S- ing' a;  rj's.ern  is.  To b^'.fcjiflii'ini'ued.  .������..'. .''i^nC'   m\%M$ Deal'  ,  C., Mlrschfe^   Eecomcs   th��  10v."ner of.tiieaQId Post Cffice  Block.'    ';!^'rf> ���     "  The first ...re.-jl ,iestate deal ofi-��ny  'm ortauce .inJi'lhe last ei^hteefc  ���iionth.s was cQv.summatedouliinrs-  .l.ry last, wiieu"''Mr. A. C. Hiisch-  ield   becarne-ih'"-owirer  otlthetold  est : Office',, .bjojjk. The; \eudorfe  we'e Baker fic'Te+ivijiint.     i-^"   -���  'It is' tlie5. uitMUiort of the nwuet  ��� o .nake co.'i'jtcl^rabie. alterations;on  'ie b'.iiklii'.g; ..quarters facing'.the  lake, will be "'re fa in ad for thejATX-lN  .',-..vi-,.'i,'".vhile'''ibe"front;air'i-.east side  -.-11 !)'_'"convvried-mt,o offices/.single  Vud en   'iuij*..*.- When   the  coiltem-  1 .Ud itrpi'oyements are completed  ���twill he j^e ''J:i:e,.t 'office blcck ia  .own.    Mr!' Hir's'ch'tel 1 is lo be eon'  slope-;of the -.V>l*U��t creek biMiiuir-gTaui-U^ou bis  '������M  mv,.*  ";mu^Iis"oirSw..^"^ir^R^J^r ���^):NK:I^T TUK  !���>  nr?^r  T^cr ^kiV?^k'0^:y^^icw^^:i>^^^ regions.  /I ORDH*S P..OVlPTi.V Fil/.ED V0i ^ ''ARTS 01* THE VITKOX  :  " T��iR��ir0.tV   AND   NDR;TiIWliir.ClK   BX'TISU   C.MMW  .', .-. ������ AT r/I'N, Ii. c.  , I  i -Tj^rt tt**.i'*'it'" ;r,'fj  &ftr����S 'i      <r  ' jl  i  f  V3  I:  H.C.. SATURDAY, J-'EWKUARV,  23,. ryox  The Atlin Claim.  }birt  surely   the   investing'public is  _:_|awakeiui)g..to its-opportunities. '    -,  bv  I'lililisliuil' 'every   Sntui-daJ   morning  Tllk'ATI.IS  CI..MM    I'I'llMflHING Co.  4\. p.,lliiiKi'iirui.i>, I'ii.iroK iiiul Pkoi'iuetor.  Oflicc of publication lVnrl S".  ' ��� Ailvfi'ii^iiiu' i'i.K's iiimle known on iippJiun-  tii.r...  'I'lif Mil>��ci'i|.fioii pricij is. :?5 a  .vein1   puy-  nl.lc iii lulvuiu'e.     Nc. paper will l.u ilolivereil  ��� unless thi-M) conditious ore romplipd with.  Satukoav, Fkhrt'ary 23rd;   1904-  MININO AN INDUSTRY-  .   A  GAMBLE.  -NOT  . ���... business inyes'nreiits have their  r--;..-disadvantages the sanre as others.  ;-'. Their profit, producing power is  ' limited to the stale of trade, such a?  ' "hare! times, prosperity or panics.  IT is with.much pleasure that we  note the completionof-arrangeirieuts  betweerr the White Pass & Yukon  Railway Co. witlr the Dominion  Customs department whereby, all'  through passengers by the W.-P."  &.Y. Railway lo British Columbia  or Yukon points can', with the  opening of navigation - in spring,  have their baggage checked through  from either Vancouver, Victoria or  Sealtle without examination en  route. All such baggage will be  turned over to the Customs officials  at Skagway, where it willjre corded  and sealed and passed oo praclically  in bond to " interior points. This  will be of undoubted benefit to  people   returning   lo   this   country.  1  *r  suceussak!--  01  P. P. Cd.1 First Street,-1 Aflin.  For Staple''& Fancy Groceries  9  .Tobaccos and Confectionery,  Prompt Attention to orderstf��r-Give us a call*  ing to unpack baggage at Skagway  before trairr time lo submit it for  inspection. Irr other words it traus-  ifers thc point of inspection from  Skagway to the place of destination.  ��� r'  r '.'  1.1-  ���..-: ���''���.���"��� .      1 and will avoid thc necessilv of hav  Shrewd busrriess men are trimmer;.  ���'���their   attention to mining,   and the '  '-��� riche.-,t'men of our day are the men  ���'   who     have     made    their    wealth  through    ;m   original, limited,  and  :���������: -jvc might say, timid   ii.vestment in  mining. * .  ,,,-, . '.       .... ... IT   1S   unofficially   reported that  . lhe   mining   industry is steadilv  t,      0   T>   t,     1- ,      .1  ���"���',;      . V 4-        -the   C. P. R.    has   purchased   two  advancing and enormous profits are - ,       ,  ������ ,   ��� ,  , , steamers to take   the   run   between  . ..being  reaped bv  men who are not  *-    - ,   OT - .  ���r.,4l1 ,    .  ,    ,,     .      1 Vancouver   and   Skagwav, to ooer-  ,    afraid to look squarely into the face!  .   ��� ���        - ��   ,  f,, L ......       ,.    .   . I ate in conjunctr-n with the steamers  ,   of the great possihrhtres of mining.   ' ,. .     . r ,    ,, ��� .,  .,  ,.,, . '.,.,,. ��    [recently acquired from tlie C. P. N.  ,,   1 ins wealth is ouildrng up great'  '  FINEST EQUIPPED,ITOTEL IN THE NORTH.    EVERYTHINC  CONDUCTED IN. EIKST-CLASS  MANNlCuf","'  French Restaurant in. Gonnccticn  Rice & IIast'ik, Propriktoks;    David Hastik, Manacijck.'  Corner-of First and  Discoverv Streets.  Rough and Dressed  Lumber of all kinds  Hydraulic   Lumber  centers ot   activity   throughout  the  ���   United States   and   Canada, centers  ;V, destirred  lo  become the most   pros-  *���''..; ,'���peroiis   and   influential on the corr-  ,;,-;..ii,:tir)ent.  .-", :'��� ��� .Tlie  day   for   looking at mining  f;-i.-   ithrough the eye of   prejudice is fast  i:   ������ passing    away.    The   discovery  of  .new processes arid  the invention of  new   machinery   has   demonstrated  that   even   tlie   oJd  dump  can   be  '���������'worked   over at a profit,   and  large'  ,H ' 'deposits of low grade ore. that have \  ..    . hitherto been looked   upon as of no j  value,    are    now    proving    to    be  great      dividend - paying      mine:.-.  <������������    Such   are the   fruits of the glorious  *'.   'age in which we live, and we of lo-  ���. .day arc   only reaping   the first crop  (tlie sod corn of lhe prairie farm, as  --.il were).  ��������� ". "   Coining   generations     will     still  '-; cheapen ilis   handling of these low  ���������"���  grade ores aud men   will  yet learn  '.that true wealth   is gained by .seeking . nature's   treasures   and rrot bv  company. Jt is reported that these  vessels are grrararrteed of a speed of  16 knots'per hour, with a carrying  capacity'of 800 tons ol" freight and  250 passengers. They are rrow undergoing some repairs and will be  in Vancouver iu tiiri', co participate  in the spring trade.  In a recent issue, announcing the  liurcha.se of the fleet of tire C. 1VX.  j company by the- C. P. R.,' we'veu-  I tiiied to anticipate  a   thorough   efficient service from   the latter co 111-  i parry   and Lhe'information   now at  hand, leaves   little doubt   that the  C. P. R. has  at   last .awakened   to  Lire fact of the possible permanency  of the northern   shipping   business,  fn order to keep their steamers running it will   make a big  bid   for all  freight  offering.      This  announcement of Lhe C. P. R.'s  doings   has  caused some consternation  in Skag  way, as may be  gathered   from  the  following,   from   th-;  J>a;i.v Alaska.v :  F. T. Troughton  Managing Proprietor.  ore  i $.$ e  Choice Wines. Liquors and Cigars.  fell  ���i\��'  Importer  of General   Merchandise  Miners    Suppliers  OUTFITTING A SPECIALTY '  FIRST   'STREET,    ATLIN   B.   C.  >  -     -, ..      ,., . ,     ". .  .  Tt is evident that the mer-  gamhlmghfcawayiryrngtogetthe dl:1Ilts  of V.mco���ver aml  Victoria  results of others' labors  This is an age of co-operation,  but Mnonopoly is fast usurping the  power and good which co-operation  has brought' to mankind, until today the.amalgamated forces of monopoly have almost closed the door  lo the small investor iir the ordinary  pursuits of trade.  So-called srife industrial in vestments   have   faded   away,   like the  are much   elated aver   the  fact that  the   powerful   railway company has  j entered this   iiorilivin   h"*-:j;c--s and  Rooms and Beds ���"������  Best Liquors and Cigars  W. *B* SMITH,       - ���     ~  will so materially ;m\ riicm r.-i build-  ing up a large trade :o iii:- iuierior.  Therefore the loings oi Lhe C. P.  R., arrd especial ly its possible corn-  binations with tire United States  railroads, should l>e carefullv  watched."  Never mind .Skagway. what may  be your loss should l>c- our gain,  and a da  dew of a May day. through the acts ,i,l,a n fl,l-v ,,,f,-v Hn0"  con,e u'he" we |  can   shake   hands  without crossing I  the fence. 1  Vancouver General- Store.  CARRTES A FUEL LINE OF  GENERAL MERCHANDISE  A. S. Cross & Co  TmT. Htri.tr 4\tfin.  . CO  TO  of re-organization committees, u:.til  we arrive at the stubhorn   fact   thai I  mining  and   it   alone  is   the   only I  avenue open to the .small <>v average '  investor; and why.is   it still open ?  Because  virgin  soil   is still open to  the prospector who ,is always looking-for the  yellow stuff and always  ���iitiding it.  Of such virgin soil our own district is a most noteworthy example,'  and no  mining  camp irr   the world  THE UNITED  STATICS   V,<OlA)\  AND SILVER OUTPUT.        !  Mr. George E. Robert-: Director ;  of the United Stales Mir.i ai Wash-!  ingloir, has published Iris ���-.!\:iimin-'i'  ary estimate of the gold a-! silver ,'  yield of the United State--, lor iqco, i  from  which   it   would  aj.'pear thai!  Pine City Baths and Laundry,  Main Street, PINE  CITY.  IlKI.KN   LUl'KCKI-.  QUICK LUNCH.ROOM  For Excellent Coffee.  SBiort Orders a Specially.  liimwt Uri't or liiiiut Pm-lc with'.MiiH'irniiiiii.  I'UU.   MEAL,   KIKl'Y   CKXI'S.  W. G. PAXTON,  NOTAKV   I'UULK:.  fi.ri.pi- nf Tliii'tl anil I'i-hi-I Ktri-i-f,  0..   oiiposlfe GoviM'iinii-nt Huil.1-  M  Ml  A-  OFrKIK:  Atlin,' U  iiifrn. ������.������������.  All kinilNof miiiinfr pai'iM-S'iniulc out   .Sr-v'-i'iil  ypnis'  ii'i'iinticiil'. t-xpi-riuncc  ���OPI'MCH 01? II. .M'k. CUSTOMS.  I. II. Brownleo, l>. I.. S., D. L. S.  IJ. t:. lonry, A. M.!.T. C.  there was  a   r;ain   ol   eonsaleralyiy! Qvi(an(j.Hydraulic Engineers,  oilers  greater  indticetueirts  to   the over $8,900,coo on   the gold output  rverage  investor today than Allin, 'of the.-previous year, and a like gain  because of this very fact,, ��nd slowly J of    nearly   ��3,000,000   in   round  Land Surveyors.  Pkaki  STKKK'r. Atlin.  Good  HEST   LIQUORS   *   CIGAItS  ACCO.MMOIIATION.  ��� RlidTAUIIANX  COSXKCTICN.  S. .JOHNSTON, Proprietor  B. C.  Good Stalling: fur IlorHfK nrul I>o^��.  rg-l-iy".^.--.-iwl'W*wrtn:y-7-*T,,-.*'r^^ ': J i   ���       :  :o  ATLIN, B.C.." SATURDAY^ b'HURUARY  I ,/-  The  .fine  figures.on the, silver yield:  gold is given" at 3837,213  ounces, valued at $79,322,28:; and  of silver,- '59.610,54.5 fine ounce's,]  which at the, approximate average  price of 01 cents for the year, makes  the value #36,362,43!.   .' .  During "1899 the gold production  was $71,053,400, aiid.lhe silver production 541764,500 ' fine ' ounces,  The Nome gold and silver production for 1900 is.given as $5,100,000,  and- that of the Klondike, which  includes both the American aird  ���Canadian-,.fields, $22,287,566. The  product of" the' Canadian mines is  not included iu .the figures given,  'but as the gold and silver comes to  the American minis the value is  given separately..  The following i.s the production  'by states and territories in gold aud  silver:    ���    '-"��� , , *���    ,  roo,ooo,ooc. -About .$940,000,600  of this increase has been in gold'  money.���Nkws Aovkktiskr.  The ��� mineral   wealth  of Canada  ��� has-developed   in   ten   years some  900 -per- cent,   production being in  t889$3,25i-,299, in  1890. $28,833,-  7-i7-���     .-,-''  TH'Iv  DEA n-1 AT LOO CABIN.  ' - -.   <'     ' '  'Ool.l  Silver  Stud's'.  VlllllK.  l-'ino Ounces,  A lal.iuiiu    .si nun  .    27  A laskn . ..V   .'., '��� 7.77.i.<l(IO  '   ' nis,"itio  A ri��4,ua         K.riOii.niii)  ���l,2.-..l,IJU0 -  (,'nlirorniii      ...    I4,:��77,i)0  ,     !U2,4()0  Colorado -.  i-..   2<.i,.-iil:l,(HKI  2ll,2o2,200  Oeorj^ia       1211,1 liS  478  Idaho      .  .     -.'MT.IiJ  -  - 4,4)11(1,(100  Maryland .'   .  r.S;j  Michigan .... ;..  .   . 2OT  1",100  Moutauu '   ...     5,!2(i,(il5  16,750,000  Nuvuclo.- " .  ..     2,S.-)U,0()O  1 229,731)  Nfw.Mexieo...'.'.'  9.)0,IK)()  ' - 600,000  North Carolina...  ..-:   "    51,HIS  la.liM  Ori",'oii ���'.   ...     I,17i,7.-)i  l.-iU.MlO  South Carolina .  i:ti,l)2>  lllla  South Dakota  ...     6,1.17,1171  2S0,U0()  ...       "   '   205  280,0C0  Tc.\as   7,H0()  500,000  Utah ;..-.-  ...     4,2:17,726  9,500,1)1)0  .  3.531  2S.-.  Wasliin^ton   826,873  300,000  Wyominir   '..-���    ' 21.81.16  . ...:..  ' Mrs. Jjhtr Horn died 0,1 Tuesday  of last week, at Log Cabin, Irom  heart disease. 'Mrs' Horn and  her husband 'have been conducting  the Nugget_( Restaurant there for  Sour; time.  ST."  PATRICK'S DAV.  We are asked lo slate that a  meeting- of all interested in suitably  commemorating St. ' Patrick's -Day  will:be held in the Grand Hotel  next Wednesday evening, 27th inst,  at 8 p.m,'  NoTic:��� Judging bv the success  of Ja"st year's" v 17Lh of Ireland" celebration, this, too, will be a en.  zitap  iyrom.   ���  Tkmi'oi-akv Pukmi.sks Noj'TiiiiRX Hoti-:i.  .4~>  ' ��'���  %  '4  ����  �����C*O0O'>O*O��>O'Wf��'O**C'*O*C'C��#C��-.>$..C^  For'fine views and Photos r/o to  H.1L  CLAIM NOTICE.  An  interesting point shown    by  the  above a statistics--- i.s   that   Col-  j     ���   -J-'" J   - '   '-,''���   r-  ,    orado is <uo\v. easily  first amongst  . the States as regards alike gold and  .  silver  production   with   a  value of  .   ,S29,5::o,'ooo in gold,   and' upwards  :,   of S12, r20,ooo  in silver.    Montana  comes next with a value cf $5,126,-  -615 in gold, and   over  $10,000,000  in silver arrd California third with a  gold   output " of   $i4,377,-200   and  silver worth.$617,400  THK   WORLD'S   1IOXKY   SUPPLY.  An irrcrease of more than roo per  cent in   the   money- of the world in  less than a generation will be an exhibit  of  the  animal  report of the  Director of rthe   Mint. -."Nearly the  whole of this increase is in metallic  money arrd much the larger proportion   is  iu   gold.    The  total stock  reported in 1873 was-about $4,600,-  000,000, of which   more  than   half  was irr   paper-money, not fully covered   by   metallic   reserves.     The  situation at  the beginning of 1900  .showed   a   total  monetary stock of  about   $1 r,6do,ooo,ooo,   of   -which  only a little  more  than  one-fourth  was in uncovered paper money.  Director     Roberts     finds     that  while   the   money   supply- of   the  world has incieased  about $7,000,-  000,000, the increase in gold money  since 1873 has   been about $3,600,-  000,000; in   silver,   about   $2,750,-  000,000.  'A large proportion of the  gold increase   has taken place within the  short   space ol   seven years,  while the qu.uuitv of silver money,  which was at its maxim urn ol" about  $4,250,000,000  at the '���'beginning of  1806, has .since Jx.-eii -'somewhat reduced  by the stile of silver hy/Germany and  its  retirement  in' other  countries.    The  condilio-.s of  1893  showed a total _ monetary  supply of  about  $10,300,000,000,   which  has  .since  been increased   by abu'irl $i,-  The following unique claim' is  posted on a mine r'n .the Grand Encampment, in Wyoming :  " Wejound .it, and we claim it  by the fight of founding it. IPs  our'n-. .- rt's 751 feet in every direction except southwest and northeast, ai'rd;-;tbere is 300 feet ou each  sideiof-t'his Hvritin'." It's called the  Bay Horse, and we claim even, the  spin sir and J.wc don't'want nobody  jumping on this Baj-_ Horse��� that's  what's these trees is around here  foi, -and we've got the same piece  of rope that we had down in old  Missouri.''- ' 1  Films, Plates, etc: for sale. . ..*'./  - First, and Pearl .Streets/  -   Atlin P. C.  ft.  ALL  0  BUILDER* ..  /VXD        '    ���  CONTRACTOR  ESTIMATES - GIVEN ON.  KTNDS OF WORK ... . ......  PL A NS A N D S PEC I lr I CATION S  A    SPCCIAI.TI ���      ..  ��� BRICKS FOR SALE.-",".'  ��� OFFiGEs   Third Street, Attic*..  .     MiXT TO CIIITKCII  III-'   K.V(W.A.VI).   ���,  ���|>  '.' t  FREE .BOWLING' ALLEY':.  T"T7��.  E  13 A.l?  ATLBN;  Ena  CANCELLATION OK RESERVK.  CilSSZAK Drsniicj-.  T^TOTrCE is hc-reb.v fjivrii that tlio reservation placed oi. Crown lands situated in  the Bennett Lalu-- find Atlin Luke Mininir  Divisions of C-issnir District, notice of  whi.eh.. ��-us piililisliprl inr rli- Uritis-h , Col-  iimljin Ir.izoltc and dated liitJi .September,  1S9S, is herehy cancelled.  7  " :'"''"        W. C. lVf5r\r-,S, -  Chief Commissioner of Lands' & Works.  r.nn.ls A Works Uepartment,  Victoria. H. C. *i0th J.iniinr.v. 1PJ1.  .1 m-*:(j 23  IMHf  E. G.   Tcnnant  Manager.  ���nnicp m an i  Bra noli Office  Ms  43. iL  !B8H^  >KjP&  ne.  c.  7-  ��  X,  Fish,  FRESH MEATS ALWAYS ON HAND.    .    .  Game' in   season and   home,   made    Sausage.  CORXTiR    FrRST    A.VD     Pkari. . STI'KKTS. .  ;'.; "   Atlin  Laundry and Baths.  Cnrrrer Rant & Lake streets.  C. P. COEl'IN Prop  G. E. Haves.  Canadian BM...  iVdTIC'liis  hei'(>l.y frivon'that tipplii-.ition  " ill I-.; niiiiTp it- flic l.o-jrislntivo  Assenil.l.v of  the Pi'(ivi.i(-p-4if llritish Columt.ia nt the i."i��.\t  session for an Aot tooonsolirlatocertain miii-  iiiar leases- of -rronml sitiiiitcl in  ii-.d ;ti-mtiir]  Trciinl Ont.'li; Atlin Disfrir-tof llritish C'olnni-  l.in.   and   uini-i-   |>iirtii.-iilni-I.v  knout,   as' tho  " (ic-m ", " Liiinpuiuii " , " Will o'the Wisp "  " Ui-iiluliiii'iir , " "(.Tiii-dttii . " "Cousin,luck, "  " LuiK-usliii-i-Lud , " "l.-iiiiaij. "."PurpGokl"  "Ida" "C'lUloril" and "On.l> Chuiice" to^rrh-  cr wil Ji otiici' adjoining or atljucont propor-  lics that iiiiij licrciiftoi' liuuuipiiivtl l>3 nppli-  cants into ..in- liolilin-r �� ith 11 ilcn.isc tlu-i'cio  from the (Jioi\ 11 for a pcriotl ol'i'iyears from  tin- linal pasHiiga ��f the Act with tli�� right of  rci.cH.il lor a fjiriiier -iGi-iotJ of 25 years and  that    the   ��Htcr  privllu-.'i-ti und iirtseMncnts  now held or Inrrctif tor acquired lij- the appli-  ciintM and in |>hi tfuiilur thtj ri^l.t of divcrtiii-;  anil iisintrMi.'l initipi's'   iii4jhea from   thi-Jtli.  Jnl> (;r(..cl(,.-)Jilliiiiiiiei's' inches from Surprise  l.iik-.- i-ii(l lljii miners' inches Irom Moose and  killi LnUushn I11-I1I, i-iDployi-il, alul c-iijoyeil  a.,  aiipnileiianl In the whole or any pari of the  said liol-liii^s; and ro  l-hiiMi-iii  to the  appii-  citnii, nt.'.l iheii-.tii!s;niiM il.o saiil i.'oiiM)liilntr>cl.|  leascholi!/. and U'nte/'-rifrhis. uiili   power' t(. j  carry any water that they ���,���.,- divert Iron, q.,.tpt. ,.,,,J 'C\W\d<\  Surii.-is.. Li,K,, Hu-oiit-I. tlit- said Moose ami tr,tates ..��Kl Cauaci.l.  Kilt Lakes for the. n.-io (if thctipplicanls and  their axki^ittj tolely and with till other iisi/al  iiocosuunt'i-)- oi- incidental rights-,"powers or  prl��ilcii'.^.-vsmay be necessary or iimidentnl  or coiidnehv' t,> th,. utt.nii.inci.i of the above  t.l.j'sctii or any of t.'n.-m.  illl.NTF.K }�� f.).I.JVKI{. ..  .'solicitors for tin; Applicant".  Vlvtoi-iu, Uuc'i'i th. lUiiO.  J. (i. t'llllSM.I,.  Discovery.  OPEN  DAY AND NK'.HT.  FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT -  -   '      .IN  * CONNECTION.  Headquarters'for I'nlmer A Hurrotl V .stio.'e.  Corner Second and Pearl Streets  Ooi.n  ASSAVKI),  PrKciiASJCD oh Takj-:n on  CoNSK.NNKNT.  Excli.inge sold on  fill the nrinc  pal points in   liurppe,'  the   United  AvSSAY OFI-rCE  IN CONNECTION  ..     , .l-'OK  GOI.O  OUST'ON-KY  T. R. B1LLETT, Matiager.  |Z"IRKLAND" IIOTKI.,  KTl'S'i-   STKIiliT     ATI.IN.  '   J.  EIRKLANI),  ��� AIanackk.  iMi^l-elilss dji'iinjr mom  And Eltganf Sleeping Room!-.  .T.HE   TEPEE.   . ,  When on the Earitail stop nt  Reich��S3 & Rethaeher  ;    ' Good Beds���Best Meahi.  T'UJJGS EGGERT & SON,  O ....';;...";-.   .   . ,:-  ; Swiss Watch ma ichks,"; ���'.  And   maniil'niXiirins; jewellers.  All kinds of inijjjrot work e.vecuted with  neittncsw nnd disputuh.  i'irst st.  niixt to Vuncoiivei- General Sloro  .-.v.v^;i4fcT-.'.:.-."..v..��".-'.jw.  jU^!2.^i-.ff44��Vt*4.Rr...r^^GV..^?:?.T[" ATLIN, B.. C, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY, 23. *f*r.  h -  ..'.iiiifai  PICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  i  Clitiruli of ���,Kii|rlaii<l.s.;rvi<>i.-��i will he. held  >t cormsi'Trninoi- null T)iii-��l htroHtson Suu-  duy ut 11 a. 111. anil ?:'������'' 1'- >"���  Sf. Andrew's Presl.ytori.iui Clmrcli hohl  w>rviees in tho A. It. Hall,. Second StreeK  Morula;.' service at 11 -fivpniiiir M.-riice ~i :������'  Snniliiv School at the clow of the nioriiiiirr  service,     ltev. J. ���Pi'itil-'l". V inivU'V.    .     " "  One ol the hi-st articles for kooiI   lien It !i _���-��  o wholesome loaf of lin-nil nt 12 eentK. ami a  flrrt-rliws'meal for Ml wilts nt the Pioneer  Uakorv.    Notice to the Public.  -    Tire Editor begs to "'announce, in  response  to   numerous ��� well wishers  on the  creeks   and   elsewhere, that  the  Claim  will  be sold at the following rates, strictly payable in advance:   ' ' . '  ..   ' One year,            $5-���� v  Six months           3-����  Three months       1.7 5  One mouth              -75  postpaid   to   the   nearest local post-  office.    To outside yearly subscribers,   .50 cerrts, and   for six months  'or less,    .25   cents- extra.  copies, :25 cents.  is in town this week. He, reports  excellent results "from his winter  prospecting on the Am'bolina group  of- .teases, adjoining , Discovery on  Otter. .'He'"lias something good to  show to'anyone who cares lo visit  "his camp.       ���    ��� ��� ,. ';'     '' .       ��:. ���  Frozen -fingers and' toes cured at  Fortin &���" Le CappeUain's Drug  Store.' ,       -" ,- '.':  1 -We learn "that; Mrs'. Haves���late  ���oF-tire.AUin;.Laundry���has become  the wife of. Mr.- George Fountain,  and that Mr. and Mrs. Fountain  are'shortly returning to Atlin.  Follow the crowd, when orr thc  Pairuiil. sto'i. al Halfe'rly's.at Tepee.  Mrs-. Stephenson writes her-bus-,  band that peo.de on the outside are  talking all sorts ol good things  about Atlin.  Commands & Richardson.  -'   See our  bargains*  Making  rcom for larger stpek.  .Complete line in Gents Furnishing Boot's and Shoes.  .'.'.'-"   ���      .. ���    Prices-to suit the times.  First St. Atlin.  '���  Branch-Stoke at White Horse.  tbe Braggists.  ' You carr ;^el  cry, trov^ta, Sc  Single  ���*?,.).  ���rf*,!;.  '..!;  '-  WW. .  r.i>h: :  rrv.'.-;.  iV.'J :���  ��� i *  ,ii >":.!  1  J. H. Richardson   was   a   visitor  to" W.bitehorse   recently.      He   is  due : to   arrive   in Atlin very soon  .���with six tons of freight.  ���   Baths Hot, Atlin'Laundry. ��� ,  '���;' Mri Lovell, of 28 below on Pine,  left oil  Thursday morning  for Victoria, where  he   has   gone   to give  evidence before  the Full Court in  'the suit  against Clay and   partners  \ re the 'ownership   of   thc   Yellow  Jacket mineral claim.  '."  Hot"liaths. Atlin Laundry.  .���   :JMiller & McLaren,  of Discovery  ;,claim on   Pine  creek, were in tovvir  " Thursday, aird report good progress  ��� ou their property.     The  prospects  ��� ���for  this  season's   work   are  better  than ever before.  The bast people stop at Halferty's  ���;' ''Mr. 'Scharschrnidl     is'   paying  Atlin a visit.-   We may have sorne-  . thing to say from him next week. ���  ��� Full line of stationery at Dockrill's.  Rev. John   Pringle- left   Bennett  on Thursday aird   hopes to be back  .  it. time for Sunday's services.  .; ;������ Try Hot, Baths, At'iu   LaunrZry.  A snow-shoe parly intends to visit  .'the Pine creek tunnel this afternoon,  and all who intend   going will meet  atMr.-Brownlee'scabin at 2.30 p.m.  Maugecure for dogs at Dockrills.  "Polly" Grant   is   due back to-  .-dd\'. - s - ���:  '��� -Mrs.Halferty is cook at the Tepee.  .     Dr' Lewis arrived irr Skagway on  ' Wednesday la-t on his way back to  ,.A,tlin.  .. The" 190.   diarits  and   souvenir  cards at Pillman & Co.'s.     ���  There arc two places al the Tepee,  'vet Halferty lias"no opposition.  ' "G'cordie" Cculls returned  from  ' Log Cabin  on Thursday.    He  reports a'very hard: trip out with Mr.  Stables. ;rHe^,u.ay keep   ''hittnv  the trill". ir.^ere is an>'tlnnS 1U  flight'  "' ' ''""  Portia'k Le 'dapf ellai-i, the Drug*  ';. gists/. -   ���"'"���:--- .''    - .'.  34r,'jVVo��*'n^��;, of Ouercree^  11 kinds of station  trd and 1*. C, news-  ���x\.--vs."fruit'*.   e.-'Ufe'clionery, cigars  nnd tobaccoS at .V'ilfuian & Co.'s-  A parly of ladies���-who were  "dared-'-���went out - snowjhoeing  on Tuesday Inst, the coldest day  this winter, now '.hey wish they  hadi.'l. Froxi-.r cheeks, noses,  fingers .. .v. U-es have since been  carefully :uii-'id.    K  The largest circulating library ii  Fortin A LeGappellain have everything id  the Drug & Patent Medicine line.  ��� .Prescriptions Carefully Compounded.  Ike. Ciu.es imk. Prop.  Wai'.tkk Blakie Mgr.  ltd fioteL  Finest Wines,   Liquors  and   Cigars.  Furnished Rooms by the Day,  Week or Month.  Atlin.   Only .  Pillman &'V:  1  Messrs. "-'n  from   Ouer  this   week.  ing  on   'J'.'".  second canyon,  most   enco'tni.1.  nuggets  orr-?  .25 cent- to the  o cer.-l's exchange,  at  v.'i. "v'aughau   & Co.,  >eek.   were .in towir  f-iey   Iv-ive been drift1-  I, O'K-rl.y,   above   the  .ri .have met with  results--S.V.OO  ;i   while,���.ro to  5; on bedrock.   "  Shelf and Heavy Hardware, '       ���. ���  New nnd Sirroiid  Hni.il  Ti.. ami Crni.'tc V .��� ,���'. h .... f=t��*el. Pie**. Shovels and. IHackf.mltV��  Coal.G'mul Pnurtpr.f  Oo ���>;!-���    now;*!*.   S  id Yukon Stoves,  r^rj-.s-.tjerf  PIN'Ii CW  'i'VNNKL   SYN  DIC:  After considerable discussion at  two meetings held this week nf th'e  above Syndicae a new contract has  finally ' been agreed upon "between the Leaseholders arrd- t-he  Shareholders. ' Considering the  concessions that have been made  by the Leaseholders irr regard- to  t.hr's n-''W coiit-^ci ic devolves .upon  the Svn'lir-atc t r "Tv-."''--"t-' ahead arrd  complete the v ork agreed upon  within th.-: specified'time.   .  ���Y C(JLU���KHS-  This v.-i-'i- -.c-nis tohavebeervthc  record wi-.-'. t'-i" -ainter for cold  weather. Through the kindness  of Mr. Tharn, Goverrrnieut Agent,  we have obtained the thermometer  readings, from fii<-- 1 ;,th to the 2ist  insts., as follow:  *  '&p  T  Kith  lf.lli..  mil..  iStli .  lflrh..  2.1th..  21st  11 I.i)li4\v.9 u.m.  . t>      .. ���  .sn    ,,  41     .,   iu   :;;i  The lo,\-esl record was during the  night of the 17II1, wlien the thermometer fell io 50 below.  FIRE   DEPARTMENT   NOTICE.  ALL Fire Fails must be returned .to the '.' Kirk land Hotel. Any  persons refilling these pails after  the publication oi" this notice will be  liable to ���prosecution according to  the-law,. . . ,   ,.,..  BATHS  BAKBKR SHOP  F. LINK                 Pnip.  Sowm-i--M>.vtlipir now  iiimi'lf's '"A^r  to the Hank of H. -N. A.. Fii-.-t Pt.i-er.  The Imtli i-ooin��.irp nuiull.v u.s irfio-l n< fou.i.l  i���   cities.   Priviit.! lii.ti-.ini!'- I..rhul."<.   choice' town  lots  and cai1ins to r1cnt.  ,  A. C. HiRScnPKi.n. Agknt.  ���FINK   " *���" '    .  JOB ;  AT"  THK  ���p'KINTIN'G  "���' ' ;CLAIM  PSNE  ^���-4; <p, .j~^ rr-\  , DISCO VICKY; M. C.'  ���When you cT-ine lo..I'iscovery take  shelter under, the tree.  Finest of li.[Uorsr-     Good stabling.  The ��� Bank- ��� of ��� British- North -��� America  Fbtnlilisln-il in IhSO.   hiforiioi'iiti-il l.y R(..v..l Chnrti-i'.  Paip Lp Capital'  ------    -��� -$4-866.666  RESBXVH  l'OKP    -::-������������-���   .^'f1'066  London Ofiice: 3 Clements Lane, LombardS.r;eetF. C  Head Office in Canada:  ���   H   Stikeman,' General-.Manager. :  Tranches In all the principal cities of Canada, and agentsMr.,^w York,  Sa^Kureto. SeattlePTaconr���; l^Un^g*^���*^ ^  -^ST PURCHASED.  Montreal.  1  iaessK  ^rmrM^^^^^m^

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