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 ly^^i-i-^^WNMy-a-a-Mg  I  *��.*!  ������y-M^ijWB-iy ������  *��WiwMiNi.>��4^*^^-waTO4Tpa  ������T^-TiWW-g-iq**^^  uiMUhW ��,�����**���.���*  /4  as I  ^"1  ���4  J  113  �����  VOL.   6.  ATLIN, B. C, SATURDAY.   FKBRUARV 8.  1902  NO.  13.  ��   ��  Jen's Heavy Clothing, Blaa&'cis, eic, etc.  Men's All-Wool Hcavv Blue Sweaters  ,,        ���    ,,       Mackinaw Sh��� r Is ."  -  ., ,, ., ,, .Sweaters  ,, ,, Halifax Tweed Sweaters  11 ,, ,. Shirts  ,, . Heavy Klondike Caps  ,,     Fur Caps  ,,     Blue Denim Parkas  ,,     D.-B. Moleskin Coats  ,,     lMii"i Navy Blue Mackinaw Suits  ,,     Caris Waterproof Gray Suits    y  ,,     Heavy Corduroy Coats  ,, ,,     ' Wool-lined Canvas Coats  ,,        . ,, ,, ,,  ,, 'Rubber-lined  Fine Blanket-lined Sleeping Bags  ,.14-lb AllAVool Silver Cray Blankets  (2-ll>       ',,���.'     -,, ,,- -',,    .  10-lb        ,. ,,-           .r4-lb Fine Vicuna Blankets  |{i*^iili\r I'riri'.  S3 ��� uu  3-.=".<">  .S.o.)  3- So  3 ���<���>'���  3,oo  3-75  2-75  8.50  s"5��  1 o 00  12.50  1 2.50  7-50  7.00  15.00  14.00  12.50  10.00 ���'  17-50  SmI.. I'l-icc  $I.OO  I   50  I . 50  '������5"  .-.50  .. 6*;  i.ou  1. on  ' 3-50  '. 3-"50  4.00  7. no  5-50  '3-50'  ' 2.75  ���   ��� ,v5��  4-5.40  7-50  6.50  - oVjO  Jt  a 'iK..  <&,  9  A    Split    In    The    Ranks    At     The '   Liberal     Convcn-  ���",'   ��� Jmr.ir.       ^��P>  ��� Held .. on    Thursday. =-���' ���'���  r^TT <sr  IRON    STORE,    First  an'd   Trainqr   Streets, Atlin, B. C  Tlie Canadian Bank 0  CAPITAL    PAID    UP    $S,ooo,ooo.  lerce.  JOE    MARTIN...THE -LEADER   OF    THE    MAJORITY.  Resolution   to   Exclude , Provincial   Executive " and   Liberal ' Editors  ���'  Carried : By ' a   Majority"   of   SO��� Senator    Tempisman   and  .  His   Minority   Following   Leave   the   Convention   in  tho Hands  ..    Of. Joseph   Martin   &   Co. '  Branches of the Bank at^caj,tle. , ' ���  ���   -���������'���     San Francisco, <.  Portland.  ���   -. -   .���.'..���:..., Skagway," etc.  * " " Exchmeae sold an sil Points.  Gold Dust Piikchasicu���Assay Ofi'ick jn Connection.   ���  .      ' J. S.   MUNRO, Manager,.  irrrot  Wm.   WALMSLEY,    Proprietor.'  -    FIRST   CLASS   IN   EVERY   RESPECT.     -  I ine   Wines,   I icjucrs   oisd   tiq.irs. -Stablinq for Morses.  Oi'I'dsitk Ui:w.r. CARIBOU,   Y. T.  ���    The Vancouver General Store. ���   ���  Dealers  in Provisions,   Dry   Goods,   Etc.,  .::r;.y  .���.������V.-\,'^t*oii:yjiK..i._li>l>:;-.7lh'. -- Thei Senator    Teuipleman     to    sit    by  ���"firs't.sesbio'11'oC'llie Liberal Conven-  courtesy. -  ''Their1    decision    pre-  lion? \yhiclf ''was.'' held   v.es.'p'-'lav,'! cipitaled' a- nu--.' "Bedlam rcimred  ended-(by- the- Convention -diviu.. "���^���>fri-'-*rlh"     , ^������>--Victoifa' and' Kool-  i::to two factions." .'��� The doiiiin'aii\'-yih\'*s','.*4^6rgiiiziinv'-'Urat    Martin  -I'iction ^y'ls headed by J ���. Martin   '  and-rthe. -minority- -lu-s.   .-Senator  Teiriplemair foi- a .leader, ������-: -.  ', ,      ''���'. ,-  <  '  Al "the opening Senator T"e..- -'Vle-  ih:irr said lhat lhe Provincial Executive would acl'v'hs"a- Cred'entr'  .Committee. ... Objection.,-, to. .this  -wirs -(.alien-, l^3--.;M.r.-..-i^iiiUcB:.y.u^-u-<iU4j  Chairman "of. the ���V:*incbtiver*',Lib*  eraV Association," "who'*appealed'  from the chair, "aird*"dffei*ed a" resolution ..to form "a committee  .by- taking, one. delegate from each  district; ��� whieh-.. was -carried. This  showed that'-'-"Joe- Mar'tiri- had the  Convention with 'hiiu.- This committee 'excluded the Provincial  Executive,   and    Liberal"    Editors  ;had , .packed tlie ^Convention,  .blocked., the ..,' proceedings rrnlil  nearly midnight, when a resolution" to:*admit'.'the ' Executive and  Liberal editors was voted down by  ���70 to 40. "The- Victoria aud Koot-  enay delegates,- headed by Senator  -l.rjrip.l.etiian.-^sJVf^Lori't r.f the hall.  The Convention elected G. R. Maxwell, M.P., Chairman and President  6i the Provincial Association.  Two sets of delegates were appointed from Cassiar. The delegates appointed from Victoria were  obliged to -retire in favor of those  regularly appoin ted.  The  Labor  delegates   appointed  from Nauaimo   were   declared    in-  A.   S.   GHGSS, &.  Go.  from Convention and., only allowed j eligible.  SPKCIAI.TIKS   IX  FANCY   CARES   &   PASTRY.        :  Fresh Bread, Rye Bread, etc.  Chas.  Mvkk, Proprietor.  ('..oil Itc.c.im to Kent    M.v the Pay, Week or .Month nt l-easonal.lc rates,.  Acini' C-liil. uml (tihiiiIiiu Hoelcey Skates. Muii".s  Half Soles anil Shoe Nail-.. -��� Ilen.i-y  Piston it Son's Sans. Windows, Pool's, Glass anil Puttcy, etc., etc.  Full Line of Winchester���Black & Smokeless���Rifle & Shotgun  Cartridges.  Goods   tlouqlit   Sold   mid   Cvclninqecl.  Synopsis '    of  '"'  Yesterday's  ��� -Meeting of- the Liberal  Convention. '  Cassiar's   Four   Members   Put   in   Their   Vote    With   the   Majority ��� Party  Politics De-  eided ' Upon  for-; Provincial  .Affairs.''  A., Iras been elected orr the Executive. . Party lines iu Provincial  politics adopted without dissenting voice. New constitution demands thai le.r District Associations must decide whether the Convention be called in future, i'oui  of these to be Irom the different  Dominion   Constituencies.  The = Bank = of = British = North = America;  Kstal.li.sli.'il in IS*'ri.   liiuorporutuil l.y Royal Charter.  Pah. l> Cai'itai".    -    -    -   .-    - .. - ' $4.-866,f>G6  Ki'sicuvu Fund' -    -    -   -    -    -    -   $1,703,333       ,  Head Office irr Canada:  Montreal.  H. Stucicman,  General ''���Manager.,  - Brauehes-ii! all the principal cities of Canada, .and, agents in New York,  San Francisco; Seattle Tacoma, Portland, Spokane, Boston,'Chicago,.Etc..  "/xASSAY" OFFICE .-'"'���  .Gold Dust Assayed, Purchased or Taken on Consignment."  \ OuaYl"/. Assaying; at Reasonable Kates.    .-'���..*'      I.  Vancouver, Feb. 7th, 4.15 p.m.  ���Numbers     of      the   '.'bolters"  came -back, .todhy, .arrd   there are  now. -but. .twenty - -five    delegates  missing from the . .lull   quota   and  these aie. chiefly from   Vancouver  Island.. .... Today ]s   Convention   is  fully.���representative,  of.  the    Province..,'   ..Cassiar's,. four . delegates  voted solid for the majority.    Executive .... of    ..17, .   .with .   officers,  elected. The ..old. Executive all  turned down .and , their constitution resci.ided..     J- Stables, M., L.  ���Victoria, Feb. 7th.-���In lire retrial before the .Supreme Court of'  the case of Nightingale vs. the  Union Collie^- Company, the  widow sued the Company for  damages for her husband's death.  Mr. Nightingale was killed in the  Trent bridge disaster two years ago.  She obtained ii verdict of SH,500,  being $1000 more "than was awarded her'irr the "previous trial.  Vancouver, Feb. 7th, 4^5 p.m.  An Ottawa special, despatch   says  that  Senator  Templemari  will   be  taken   into  -the'.Cabinet,   without'  portfolio.   "��� ..'..��� . -.';  Ottawa,, Feb. 7U1.-���The Hon.  Charles Pltzpatrick is named as the  next Minister.of Justice.  w  M.  m  I  i  ml  ^1  5 fsfwl ]  3 M&M  m  96SM  m  '!S��|  US^i  m  mm  '���-sBSyB  9'S-^l  ���vvs&rl  :     $&-'\  I ,��V?".li  I'm  m  I  I  Ml  l��Hr*i  1  ..m X  |4*l*i*1��i-r-*(-;.jf i* UWIWMlv,  ^^S^skf^J^^l^ll^^W!^^'  "���T"*  "^*^^^3^^gas��^^^tii^^CT^*w.-^jy^^ ATUS. fi.C  SATURDAY.   FEBRl.'ARV  a.   rgo:  The Atlin Claim.  Piil.litl.pil    uviwy ".Siitimliiy   inon.iiijj   bi  T'ik Ati.in Cr.AJir I'vm.rwrisn Co.  A. ('. HjKKfHi'Ki.i.. Knrion.  P. ToiiJ. I.f.es, Sub-Edit w.  Oflioisof publication J'earl S'.. Atlin, 11. <'.  A.lvertisiii*r   Jintes:   #1.0(1   j.cr  ineli. eucli  jiivi'i'tinii.    Jtp-iiliutr notii-es. i".   i-pii���� n li��i��.*.  Sj.eeiul Contract  Kates ..n apiiltrittion.  The subscript ion price is .'jr. a .vcar payable in iiilviini'i'. No |. n.er will In' .lelivereil  unless this coinlitioii is eiiiiinlii'il with.  $2��,713,501,  Hydiratuila  s-S  Mining  Machinery.  British Columbia's Quota to-  the Mineral Production  .Saturday,  Fun., .S,   ryos  Jumpers���Beware I  Sinck the inception of this mining camp there has been a continual complaint regarding the' insecurity of titles to mining property.  Unfortunately the complaint is  only too well founderl as the Government has persisted irr issuing  records over and over again for the  same ground. There has been  some measure of relief granted in  lhe Amended Placer Act irr so far'  that air affidavit is now required  with each'application for a record.  The indications at preserrt, regarding the movement irr mining  properly for the coming summer,  .are good aud .the Board of Trade,  recognizing this fact arrd also recognizing that in the past capital has  been driven away from the District  owing to the indiscriminate jumping of property, have decided to do  all in their 'power to enforce  the law. The Board i.s of the.  opinion that'if Jan example is made  in one or two cases it will have a  salutary effect and it is the intention to euforce'the provisions of the  mining laws with a special reference to the reprehensible habit of  jumping claims for purely " holdup " purposes. There have been  so many flagrant cases in the past  of promising sales or deaL having  been entirely wrecked through this  "dog in the manger" haHt that  the Board coirsiders the time has  come to make a wholesome example-  of the perpetrators of such outrages,  for outrages they are.  It is within the knowledge of  several members of the Board that  a repetition of these offences is contemplated during the -ensuing season and without wishing to interfere irr any way with the special  course of treatment which our Provincial Government, in its paternal  solicitude for this revenue producing  camp, has shown or imposed upon  us, the Board have decided to prosecute any flagrant case of jumping  that may be brought to their notice.  For the'information- of would-be  jumpers -������- "thieves'' would be  more appropriate���it might be well  to mention that the Amended Act  of'oi has a penalty clause, Sec.  144, which provides for the salutary  treatment of such miscreants by a  fine of not exceeding '$250, or three  months, and as the Board of Trade  lias, money to prosecute and the  Police have a big stock of wood on  hand, lake warning; and don't play  with fire, else you may get burned.  The above penalty is provided  ���*by the Placer Act,'-but it- must. be.  remembered'that the Criminal Code  also provides'due, and a severe one,  ibr FKRJUKY.  Mining,   Pumping & Sluicing 'Machinery,  "Centrefugai Sand; Gravel &  ���   Dredging' Pumps.  HYDRAULIC    DHR RICKS ��� From 3" to ro ions lifting capacity.  'HAND     I'OWKR  ��� UKR1UCKS   ��>l'r   to'--   lons-lifliug capacity.  HYDRAULIC    CRAVE!,    KLEVATUUS.  .      HYDRAULIC    GIANTS,     WATKR    GA'I LS,  .    ANGLK    STKKL    RIFFLES     it  ���' HYDRAULIC     IUVKTKD'   1'IPl.v  The Joshua Hendy Machine Works.  -     Nos.  3S  to-|4 I'"H KM ont Strkkt,  -���     SAN    FRANCISCO,  A. G Hirschfeld, Agent, Atlin, B. C  ���%��-,.  Turner Breton & Co.  WHOLESALE     DRY    GOODS,'   LIQUORS     AND     CIGARS.  *���- Importers   of all classes of Foreign Goods.y- ���  Victoria   and'. Vancouver.  Sole Agents fors        .    -   ���      BROWN'S    4    CROWN    SCOTCIL. WHISKY  CORBY'S    CELEBRATED   CANADIAN    RYE  ���        -A. B.  C. BOHEMIAN    St"    LOUIS    BEER   ���  MOET    &������ CHANDON    CHAMPAGNE; " DRY    IMPERIAL  T HE H O V Ah MOTEL,  .      ���  -". E*.   ROSSEL'Li"\ 'Manager.'  : ���     Corner Pearl aiid'First'Slfr'eet's, Atlin, B.C..  i'This   New' andr Commodious  .Hotel was'opened to the  IMbtic,  16th,'Y90L��� Everything; in ijMsNjw..���Strictly  1-irsl Class.  CHOICEST WINES, I.IOUORS AND ClliUtS-yUSE GOODS A SPLCIALIV.  For Last,Year���A Substantial Increase Over Previous Records.  Anticipating the ann-ual Official  Report .from the Minister of Mines,  which is rrot liable to be published  till after the Provincial House  meets, "Mr. \V. F, Robertson, Provincial Mineralogist,   has   prepared  a summaryof the mining progress i WpJte tov prices, circulars anc^ cataloguos, or call on  during the past year and   the   following letter  accxmipanies  the  report: ...  Sir:--I have the honour to submit to you the - following as an appropriate' estimate of the mineral  production-for. thc year 1901.;-���"  This estimate is based upon the  actual returns of a. number of the  mines, and for- those -mines'.from  which returns have not yet been received the estimate ,-is based upon  their -approximate .known ���' tonnage  for-the*past year, together with the  assays from the same mines.for the  previous year. ���"'-    -.-,"���  ! Yon will note ' tha.* tbese:are not  given as final statistics for the. year,  which.-- can' only be obtained .'afteir  all-returns are in and checked very  carefully.-- rTbeE���-r*-iU be.vkreluded  in tbe Annual Report pi the "Department, which cannot be,, out for  about .two months yet. ,   ;  I think you will find. this estimate conservative aud very-approximate, quite sufficiently so- ,to  show-the progress which has been,  made in the mining industry during,  the past year.  Roughly speaking, the increase  made in 1901 .over 1900 is 25 per  cent-on gross value of output of the  Province. - This will be a very  agreeable surprise tu many as. the  circulation of reports giving a contrary impression ��� has caused a very  despondent view to be taken of the  progress of the mining industry  during 1901, which does not seem  to be warranted by the facts.  There is an appreciable drop in  the placer gold production, owing  to the sudden melting of the snow  last spring, -causing- freshets arrd  leaving, a shortage of water durinrj  the latter part of the season.  The tonnage of. ore mined from  the lode mines in the past year is  about 87.1,832 tons, equal to a 11 increase of 317,036 over the year  igoo,/a. little more than 57 per  cent. ." - ,      -    There has been an kcrease in  the output of all the metals with  the exception of lead, the low price  obtainable in this Provincefor lead  ores having discouraged this class  of- mining,, except where accompanied with good silver values.  The gross value of the* copper  output has increased 206 per cent  over 1900; while lode gold has increased 36 per cent and silver 14  per cent. ....-������  The following attached forms  show  the  estimated  production of  CAL.  .11!  ��  ' importer of Geiier^Merchandise  Miners    Supplies .  ," OTJTFITTING A:SPECIA LT Y  FIRST   STREET,    ATLIF,   B. _ C.  ���o*��-��*��o*o��0^o*o^o^c^.:'$o$o<>��C'-*-o*a^  THE    KOOTENAY   HOTEL.  $  George E. Hayes, Proprietor  Cok.  Imkst and- Tuainok- Stkkkts.  0  ���  0  0  This First C'lfi��s Hotel l.as but'" reinuilHril uml l-ofiii-.-ii.-lu-.l tliriMijrTiniit 0  mid oiler.-, tin.' Ik's.1 iiccciininoilsiti��tn t>> Tmn-.ii.-iit or IVi-mant.iM ���  (liiost^.���American uml liiii-ii|.i'.-ui plan.                                . ��  Finest Wines, Liquors and Cigars. ��  Billiards    and- Pool. %  FINEST EQUIPPED HOTEL IN THE NORTH.    EVERYTHING  CONDUCTED IN   FIRST-CLASS MANNER.  French  Restaurant'/..in  Gonnection.    ,  .',���.���.������'   :.-.,,    Daviw Hastie,''��� Proprietor.  '"'   ''Corner of .Eirst-aiid" Discovery Streets. .'.',....  THE   Q0'LP:..;;HO^.SE  DISCOVERY,   B.C..    ..  Comfortably Furnished Roomsr-By the Driy,. Week or Month  AMERICAN    AND    EUROPEAN  9  PLAN.  i. P. Itiisi'., Mana.. i?r;  ��� HI  '.-���'���.' 'VI  'f.l  ;a '-'Si  '^"'-''''"���'"'r^gr-^*'^^ '���.-.-". -���. -:.���--.i :v t-.-,"���.-;;','  \xi:  //��  '-ft  rt  1  S  ,'���0  ATUN,* B: C, SATT-RPiAY. VKIIKUARY 8, igo.1.  ��� fraier & .��&,  .FrVsf Street, Atlin, E. G.  Handle only the test Goods in the Market.  in-.Al.KKS- Jr-N   ���     ,   ��� ,  ; Groceries, Fruits, Flour, Feed  ��������������� ���!������'.'���*   " and Provisions.  BEST   SERVICE   GUARANTEED:  Try   our Teas and Coffees.-  the yarious metals and lor the various districts.    '  I have tde honour to1be, etc., .,  W.m. F. Kohkhtson,  Provincial Mineralogist.  nv    MKTAI.S.  KJ'.lO.        ' 1001.   ���  Cold, pi,       Sr,i>7��,724 $892,500  ,,     lode       ,i,.153,481 4,704,200.  .Silver              2,309,290 2,624,002  Copper             1/115,289 4.951.698  .Lead                2,691,887' 1,970,64:  Coal                 .-,,-��� 18,785" 4,587,63b  Coke                  425,745 673,800  309,030  Miscellaneous   251,740  Totals $16,344,75i$20,713,501  nv   DISTRICTS.  Cariboo $684,527  Cassiar 467,479  Kootenay, E. 2,866,851  \V. 6,020,783  I/.llcoet 88." 493.  470:000  , -    .-,4 ���  320,900  2.850,289.  7,362,189  59.9O0  Yale  Coast  1,422,465.   4,751,458  4-9b5. i-53, 4.902,665',  $i6,344,75i$2b,7r3,5oi  Observations.  Among the1 arrivals this week is  Mr. J.   R.    Rol>ertson,    M.   E.,    of  Franklin, Pennsylvania, who came  on Monday, accbmpnnied.. by Mr.  John F. Hall, who has formed a  syndicate to take' up the ' Lake  View mineral claim, l>et\veen Birch  and Boulder. Mr. Robertson is  here to thoroughly examine the  mine aird report upon, it. He has  kiirdly.firrrri.shed us with a few of  his observations since his arrival'  iir the dirtrict: "The Atlin-Mining  District is certainly well mineralized for lode, hydraulic arrd placer  work arrd shows high copper values  iir several parts of the district. The  contour of lhe encircling mountains  arrd the moraine between, on Pine  creek, towards Discovery, seems] to  indicate the existence of richer and  larger quantities of gold than have  yet beerr found in this section. To  demonstrate this will require elaborate exploitation at heavy expense.  " Atlin is unfortunate in being  victimized by a transportation,company that taxes it ruthlessly by  charging unconscionable freight  rates that are inequitable aud unjustifiably high; and this' more  than any other ten factors retards  the development ol the district.  The Canadian Government is to be  commended for making a strong effort to have this evil corrected, .but  has beerr unable to afford relief having rro jurisdiction iu Alaska,  Tlie matter is one which should  be taken up jointly by both Governments. The citizens of this district  have an equitable right of action  and should relax ho effort until  they obtain a tremendous reduction  in rates. Another urgent need of  Atlin is a sampling, smelting,  stamping and concentrating mill,  to facilitate the prospecting, and development of pay propositions and  place them beyond the experimental stage/-'-  FALSE REPORTS  Do Not Meet With Favor-  Disastrous Fire.  Nugget  and Grape  Rings  And All Kinds of "Jewellery ��� Manufactured' on the Premises.  .-Why, send out when you can1, gel il as cheap here?  Watches. Front. $5 up.   Fine Line of Souvenir Spoons.  ;.'i SON, The Swiss Watchmakers.  Woman In Lovo Releases Two  Notorious Criminals and  Shoots Herself  B. C.'s, Representative.  Vancouvick, Feb. 3rd. ��� The  Council of the Vancouver Board of  Trade has adopted a plarr for  wiring outside papers contradicting  ".yellow" stories, wherever arrd  whenever such occur which might  lie considered, irr any way prejudicial to the Province at large. Two  sets of telegrams have been sent out  \vithiu   the past, two weeks.  NkwYork, Feb. 3rd.-���The P.id-  dle brothers 'were released from  Pittsburg jail by Warden Soffell's  wife, who fell, in love with Edwafd  Biddle, one of the murderers. They  were" followed up and' killed with  buckshot. Mrs. Soffell shot' h'er-  seif.through remorse, but may live.  Victoria, Feb. 3rd.���There is  still iro word . of the long overdue  gunboat,- Condor, and .the theory  is advanced that the collier- Matta-  weair and Corrdor collided and that  both.ships were lost with all hands.  ��� VacTORiA, Feb. 3rd..��� Premier  bunsin'uir will leave." for England  after the close of the forthcoming  session of the Legislature, to represent the Province in the coronation ceremonies of Edward VII.  Waterbury, Coin*.., Feb. 3rd.  ���Four acres of the business sectioir  of the'city have- been destroyed by  fire. The loss roughly estimated at  $500,000.'  Vancouver. Feb. 3rd ��� J. F.  Thompson, Mairager of the " Dawson Sun," arrived here today from  Dawson and is en route t'i New  York to' consult with Marcorri's  agents regarding wireless telegraph)'  to" Dawsorr. He will also interview  the Canadian Government.  It. is understood that Mr.  Thompson has been granted permission 'to study Marconi's method  of telegraphy at the observatory in  New York. "��� This permission  granted to Mr. Thompson is recognised as.a most brilliant opportunity  for scientific achievement in the far-  north.  Vancouver, Feb. 3rd. ���J. J.  Palmer has sold the Marble Bay  Mine, on Taxeda Island, to Henry  Hewett and others, of Tacoma, for  $2.0,000.  Copies or- the new  Placer Act of  1901,. consolidated with the Acts of  1898 and 1899, foT', sale at the  Claim OfVircv  TARIFF  CHANGES.  W.   P.    Rates"  Expected  Take a Drop.''"  to  Vancouver,   Feb..' 5th.'��� Il. is*  now thought lhat the rates-over flie j  VV. P. & Y. Ry. 'will J>e materially 'c-'  reduced    wherr    navigation- oir the",  upper Yukon opens.*--- The������ charges j  orr the  railway    from   Skagway to  White Hcrse  will   take a drop arrd  there is'every, reason to believe that  the   rates   on-the   B..-Y.-N.. Co.'s  steamers will-also-be-reduced. This  will errable transportation companies  operating from B..C. ports to quote  through tariff rate, placing-Pawson  merchants upon a   fair competitive  basis with the  Northern   Commercial  Company:    Such   is  the condensed opinion of   men--prominent  in "-shipping affairs in this oity.  0:i Friday last the Alaska  Steamship Association held a meeting; in'Seattle to discuss the drafting of-a tariff for through-freight to  Dawson .'and other upper,, river  points, 1>uf- owing lo ��� -the- fact that  the management of: the-W. -P. road  ���'had'-'not yet announced --its.through  rate from Skagway to Dawson, nothing could then be done. As the  B. Y. N. fleet of river steamers is  controlled by the White' Pass direc-  torate,":the -railway company is enabled to fix* the rates on the river-  transportation. Mr.' Newell, the  Vice-President'and General Manager of the White Pass-road, at  present in the Kast, is expected on  the Coast in about two weeks, another meeting of 'he Association  will be called and a,, through tariff  drafted.  From such' information as can be  obtairred it is rrot thought there will  be a reduction in passenger rates  between B. C. points and Dawson  during the coming season: fares  will likelv remain the ''same.  EOK  OK  "Alaska;   Yukon   and  Northern   B.Q  FROM  Skagway to Atlin & Dawson  ���~.~  OC_\:TO  New York, Feb. 3rd-.*���Tremendous storms are occurring on  both sides of the Atlantic. The  wind has been blowing a gale, arrd  a'velocity of 65 miles an hour is reported. The British' steamer, Clo-  verdale, has been- wrecked; she  carried a cargo valued at- $2,500,-  000. The steamship Chanarat has  been lost irr the Knglish Channel  and 21 lives lost. Steamer Anlaby  lost with 12 men. '- Many ships,  barques and tugs '-washed ashore  and will become total -wrecks. Ontario, Quebec . -and���"���'the" Maritime  Provinces are said to have suffered  severelv.' '���������' " ':    ���'���     -  See HIRSCHFELD  Certificate of Improvements.  UOCK   OF   AGES   MINERAL   CLAIM,  Situate on Pise   Ctu:ek,  Atlin  Divimos,  ' CASSIAIi irit-TIUCT, 11. ('.  ���RJOTICIi is hereby ffivon flint I, J. M. Kuf-  fner. intend. Sixty days from date, tr>  m>l>l.v to tlio Mining Recorder for u Certificate of Improvements for the purpose "f  ..l.tiiliiiii-fu Crown Grunt of the nhove mineral claim.  And I-'tBTri-fiii. Tnlte notice that action  under Section S7 niliht be conunenred l.eforre  the isxiiuiioc of suoh Certificate of Improvements. .  Dated this 3rd day of February, 1902.  feS-OOd -I. M. RUFFSek.  Get your friends to subscribe for!  "The Atlin Telegraphic Bulletin," |  ���week I v.     *   ' ^  '" '  Notice.  A. H. C, Ltd,, LrA., PAKTsrsiiairiv. ��� T<>  Jambs Hume, M. H. McCabe ak" Er.r.  Hump:, xnrcnc Aiibnt on Acibsth:  T W. J. Anderson, part owner in the above-  *�� namod Partnership, hereby (five notice-  to the above-named James Hume, M. H. Mc-  Cabeaiidlili Hume or other their A stent nr  Agenta, that the mini of Slif2,4!�� .-. now duo  me from each of the above-mentioned James  Hume, M, H. McCabe and Eli Hume, us per  Assessment No. 2, rendered in accordance  with Sec. fi4,'1891, and as the ��mid assessment  has not been puid In compliance therewith,  I shall proceed ' under and by virtue of tho  powers conferred by Section I'.'), Consolidated Placer Act. 1901, unless the said amount-*  be paid to ine ou or before March 12tb, 1902.  together with all assessments which may accrue and other costs and charges occasioned  by such default. W. J. AndeksoN,  Mt-r., A. B. C, Ltd. Lia , Partnership-  Spruce CreeU. Atlin Minim,' Uistrict, H. ('.  Atlin. II. (.'.. l"..-ll..Slll..lWI2. - d'-x-it  A  41  I  I  ��&''I  ifjii  1 ~k  mm  i  Us1  m  ����� V-tMfi'  m  m  M  mi  fesffl  m  Mr  ffllf  Em  ���ml  mi  htm  f  Ml  M  W'SKi  -.>! vi  4������44.imrj.-^5Kf^|^  ^.,ti��a,kj'.'. '^* i,q4j^  .^Mw  ;..����,s***i��3,WJ:.. ATUN,   B.C..   SATURDAY,   FKBUrARY S.  roo-  PICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  dnii'i'li   of l-)it^lainl:  St. Mart in'h (Iliiircli, for. Tli'ml ami Tniin-  or st mut*.. Siiinlay si'rvici��s, Mat ins ut 11 a.y  in., KviMisoiifi-7:!f0 |>. nt. t'clchration nf Holy  Communion, 1st Suinluy in oacli niont li and  on SptM-ial occasions, Siimiiiy School, Sunday at '>��� p. in.' Commit tre Mi**��l inj:>. 1st  Thursday in imu-Ii month.  1 ��� Kev. l'\ L. StcphiMisdu, lti>(*rnr.  St. Andrew'*; I Yc-.li.vtcriiin Church hold  services in tlie Church on Si-con [ Street.  Morning .service ,at II evening1 service 7:;t'l  .Sunday School a 1 the close op tlie morning  s.M'vice. I lev. .,'. KiisspM, .Minister. Kree  Keadiiif; Uooni. to which all arc welcome.  Genuine (.old Seal -'Packs" at  Blaekell 6c Co.    $4 p;r pair.  Whiles ."-i Goodyear leather lop  rubber boots, S4 a pair, al Jimmy  Regans.  Placer Act, itror, corrsf>!idatod,  for sale al this olhce.  Patrick .Donovan, well known  here, has caused his wife tc. be arrested in Seattle on a charge of  grand larceny, and that she deserted him iir Atlin last fall, taking  $280 irr cp.f.-h and titles to his mining properties. This case was dismissed, but one on another charge  i.s pending.  Show Case for sale.--Apply al  the Claim Office.  Abey arrd McRae are rrow carrying the mails alone, the trails being-  considered irr good enough shape  lo warrant reducing the force.  There i.s more solid com foil i�� a  cup of Blue Kibbou Tea than in a  gallon of most beverages.  Placer Act, 1901, consolidated,  foi sale at this office.  A full report of the theatrical entertainment, which was held last  night, will appear next week: 11  was air imnren.se success.  It is said that another Hockey  .iiat-'h between Discovery and At-  .i:: will Iv nlayed   here next Satur-  Wasiunc.'s'Ox, 1). C., Feb. 71I1���  Tlie text 'of th'e sale of the Danish  West .Indies to the United Slates  by Denmark shows tire price lobe  Ss. 000,060.  Ottawa, Feb. 7th.���Dr. Robertson, of Prince Fid ward's Island,  F". P. Thompson, of PYcdericlon,  .\~. 1)., anil Mon. Church, of Nova  Scotia, have been appointed Senator's.1  mmincfs'  Drv   Goods,   Boots .and    Shoes  "*' ���' - ���-- -     - �����*-   Special Bargains in Clothing      ��#  ��*  �����*  *  &  i'f-4! ;l wood, square meal, in a  .���niTs.yo to The Quick T,unch  K.'um.    Mrs.  Henning, Prop.  The sale price of the Marble  Bay mine --mentioned oir the previous page���should read $200,000.  If the Hockey Club will.delegate  oire of their; members to furnish us  with rrotes of the games we will  gladly publish them.  Furnished rooms to rent���apply  Hotel Northern.  Tom Hiirclrcliffe has flagged a  trail from Taku to Atliu.  For fancy groceries, candies and  notions, go to 1-1. L,. Pillman & Co.  The, mail trail has been flagged  across the lake and connects witlr  the old Government trail.  Fowney'.-, chocolates at Dockrill  & Bourne's.  Blue Ribbon Coffee is absoluteh  pure. ���Il is sold in all the stores in  Atlin.  Copies ol   the new   Placer Act of  ryojr, consolidated with the Acts of  .1S9.S  anil    1S99,    '"or   sale   ul   the  Claim Office.  \V. H. Brown and J. Downie,  owners oi" the Lake View, arrived  in town on Monday, and are rrow  on the property in company, with  .Messrs, Robertson and Flail of  Pennsylvania.    ,  Gel your friends to subscribe  for f  "The Atlin Telegraphic Bulletin," |  ���week 1 v.  The first Carnival oir the Atlin  Skating Rink was held on;.Monday  evening last and was an unqualified  success. The fancy dresses, ���tho!  limited iir nurnl>ei- were one and all  gotten,, up with- taste and sper.k  well for tlie interest taken. Owing  lo our limited space this week, we  can but briefly mention those whose  costumes were particularly noticeable, and we crave Lhe indulgence  o'f those who may be omitted :  Mrs. Munro/ The Press; -4Mrs.  Stevenson, Sister of lhe Red Cross;  Mr. Ware, Northwest Indian;.). H.  Gillard, Uncle'Sam; V. Trolnran,  Mephisto'dieles;" G. Lawrence".'  Member of the First Contingent;  A. Kay'e,. Clown; Mr. Fiarinan,  German Soldier; Mr. Molierly,  Volunteer Bicycle Corp*; LI. Ros-  selli, Ballrman, etc, etc.  Mrs. Munro aird Mr. \Varc took  the prizes.  The next Carnival will l>e held  on the 24th inst.  Just arrived at Fl. Pillman ec  Co 's. fresh fruits, apples, oranges  and lemons.  \Y. Walmsley has a first-class  hotel al Caribou Crossing, aird promises his patrons the best of everything.    Plxcellenl stabling.  Atlirr again suffered defeat at the  hands of Discovery in the Hockey  game last Saturday. As at the  previous game, wherr Atlirr was  beaten 'by a score, of 7 to 3, the  home team seems' to have foemerr  worthy of their steel, and the local  boys will have lo undergo severe  training if they wish to retrieve  .their laurels. Saturday's game  was played.on the new rink at Discovery arrd resulted irr a score of 3  lo 1 irr favor of Disc-oven*.  OUR    PRICES   ARE   THE    LOWEST,.  - '. *     '-   '     -Outers taken lor Tailor-made Suits.  J.  V ENDO.ME- -BOTE  Choicest Wines," Liquors & Cigars.  FREE" BO WLTNG' ALLEY.  ���?.".-���  Choice Wi ties', Liquors and Cigars.  rap?'vrrfcEn  &/  <  .    .    .    FRESH MEATS ALWAYS ON HAND.    .    .  Fish,. Game -in . season and   home    made    Sausage.  2&BRTHKK.!\-   HOTKL*' Bll II.DING,    iMKST   StUKKT:  Finest  Wines, ���. Liquors'"and   Cigars.  Furnished Rooms'by"-the*1 Day,  .'--   :���:���.   Week or Month  a. i-;. H..YKH.  ���I. G. CoHNKi.r;.   .  - The vSecoud  firaiid Fancy Dress Carnival  will in-; riKi.n us  Monday, Feb. 24th.  Discovery;  O FI '1X  1) A V . A N I.) N10, H T.'  FIRST-CLASS RKSTAURANT  IX   '.   .     �����������������  CONNECTION.     ��� '  lleailiinartei-s for liiiliiii-r Ac I'iu-i-4.it t'.-. Mii^c.  E TREE HOTEL.  '      DISCOVFRY, li. C.'-  Fiirest of liquors.     Good-stabling.  1-'ij. Sands, Propi-iutor.  When rrew attractions will be introduced with F'ire Hnlloons, Colored Fire. Dancing on the Ice, Ivtc.  Frizes given lo the best dressed  lady and gentleman. The Frizes  will be on exhibition at Dockrill's  Store.  Skalirrg daily. ���Ice in -Splendid  Condition. ' .' '..'  Seasoir Tickets   for the  remainder  of the Seasoir at <  THE   IRVING   HOTEL,  Pine City, B.C.  Has the Best lCquipped Bar..  .--  Tin; McDiiiiuliI   lvnti.rt:tiiiiiiL.|.t   Hall in C'o'i-  i:i-tioir.  K. ���M.MI'onai.ii. Pi-4i|.._  Ojr     BATHS  '  0 IV e BARBKR SHOP ���  ]���'. LINK Prop.  Sow oc.'iiii.v their now ���|unrti-i-!> next  to tlie Hank of H. X. A.. First Street.  Tlio bat li ruoiiiniire f.uuilb' as (food lib foiii.il  in  cities.-' Private'EiitriuieiJ.for lailies. -.  ��� ���HOTEL - VANCOUVER.  ���-  ���-   KliST   LIQUOKS   A -C.'1G.\1'S  GOIIII...-\Cfl)M.M()l)ATION.  ��� .KkSTAUUAST    IN  tloNNKCTtCS.'  S. JOIIXS'niX, I'l-i.iu-ii'tcir.  Gf.o.l Stal.lins" I'or Horses and llo^rs.  W.   WALLACE  GRIME  &  Co.,  .MIMN'G-BROKCRS & COMMISSION Adl.NLS.  Tliird Street, Allin B. C.  IK   YOG   WANT  ion  'CONCUR NINO  MINES & MINING-PROPERTY  In the Atlin District  WRIT1-:  TO  A. ���. Hirschfeld  Real   listate   and   Mining   Broker,  :   F. 0.-Hox,: 36. Atlin, B.;c.  R  ror.  -���".T.*  W-i  Special  Attention    Given   in   the  Forenoons  to  Ladies Learning to Skate.  . C. Barn*us, .Mgr.  Call and "get'Prices at  hi  .      *�� ��� ���.  j . ���. ���;>���:  ^7  imMcmanriBi

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