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 (  /?  VOL. ,7.'  ATLIN, B. C, SATURDAY.   JULY 7.2,, iyos.  NO.   156.  Our Bin  ^HOE    SALE  rs  now      on. Wo   have   the   largest Sloi-k of Ladies',   Men's and  Children's Shoes in Atlin,  and in'most any style you desire. .  Wc have marked every Hue r  DOWN   TO   COST  ���   - Why pay $6.00, $6.50 or $7.00  for the same Shoe you can gel from, us for $-|.oo or $4.50.  Boys' $2.75 and $3.00 Shoes we have marked at $1.50.  Call and look over our Shoe Counter and be convinced.  We are offering you Snaps.���Our space is'limited to go' into particulars,  sufficient that wc are going out of the .Shoe business  and we offer you the  Best Goods at 25  per ceni below Coast  Prices.  blackett' & CO.  BIG POKE.  The, Atlin Mining Co. Has a  Good   Clean-up. ���  The Canadian Bank of Commerce.  CAPITAL    PAID    UP    $S,ooo,ooo.  Branches of the Bank at Seattle,  San Francisco,  Portland,  Skagway, etc.  Exchange sold on ail Points*  Goi.d Dust Pukciiasiso���:Assay Oi-tick in Connection.  J. S. MUNRO, Manager.  ".���LOUIS- "SCHULZ,  Wholesale   and ���  Retail    Butcher  FIRST   STREET. ' ATLIN,   B.C.  GROCERIES   OF   ALL    KINDS,   also  FRUIT   AND   VEGETABLES,   on   all   Fast   Boats  EGGS    -    BUTTER,   Canned   and   Fresh     -    CHEESE   -   LOWNEY'S  CANDY   ���   Superior  Candy   &   Cracker  Co.'s Goods,   Full   Line.  HAY   AND   OATS  i.  Wholesale     &    .Retail :  Tbe ROSS - HIIB61N& Co.,,  The   Largest  Individual   Sack   of  , Gold    Ever     Brought    Into  Atlin for One Clean-up.  Mr. R. D. 'i-eth'erstonhaugh,  Manager for the Atlin Mining Co.,  on Tuesday brought in the largest  poke of gold ever deposited iii Atliu. It represents the result of the  last clean-up after :i ten clays' run  on their McKee creek property.  The'sack was supposed to have  contained between 300 and 400  ounces, but the Manager declined  to give the exact'figures, stating  that the result must first go to the  Directors of the Company in London. The approximate value of  the gold is said to be slightly in  excess of $5000.  It would be much more satisfactory to us and to our readers it, the  Atlin Mining Co. would instruct  its Manager to favor us with what  information of this sort we desire,  and wehave no hesitancy ir. stating  that much more good would result-  from the immediate' publication in.  these columns of such welcome information than its publication elsewhere, and the welfare or the camp  would be thereby advanced.  BLUE CANYON.  Upper Reaches cf Spruce Pay-  Handsomely'.  Seventeen .Ounces for Five Hours  Work Should be Encouraging  ���-The Blue Canyon Company.  A Sheriff Appointed.  Scud us your Mail Orders.  SKAGWAY,  Alaska.  Pioneer Bakery and Restaurant  spkciai.tiks in  FANCY   CAKES   &  Fresh Bread, Rye Bread, etc.  PASTRY.  Ciias.  MvKK, Proprietor.  Gooil Rooms to Kent���Hy the Duy, Wei-U *-i- Mont li at ruusouulilo rutes.  Shelf and Heavy Hardware,  Acme Club unci Croiiiiinn Hockey Sit a to-.. Jinn's  llnir Soli-- mill Slioi- Xiiils.  Hi'iu-y  Piston A Son'.-, Saw--. Wimlows, Poor*, Class ami PuUi-y, etc., I'ti'.  Full Line of Winchester���Black.& Smokeless ���Rifle & Shotgun  Cartridges.  Goods   Nought   Sold   and   l.\cliiinqRd.  ATLIN    LAKE    LUMBER    CO.  Trougliton   &.   Ridd,   Proprietors,  Special    Rates    on  al!    Contract    Orders  CUT   RATES.  See  us  for  A, C. Hi',s*ciiKiii,D, Manager.  After a lapse of practically two  years a Deputy Sheriff has at last  been appointed. Mr. John K.  Shirley, of Atlin, received notification from R. D. flail, Sheriff of ihe  Count}'of Vancouver, that he was  pleased to appoint him as his Deputy for this section of the county.  The appointment dates from the  3rd inst.  The position of Sheriff is al best  no sinecure, but we feel assured  that Mr. Shirley's appointment will  meet with favor from all classes of  the community, and for zealous.attention to duty we know of no one  better qualified lo occupy the position than our esteemed citizen, Mr.  J. K. Shirley.  Summer Excursions.  We are advised by the Local  Agent of the W...F. & Y. Ry., that  a series of summer excursions on  the lake will shortly be inaugurated. For more beautiful or diversified scenery there is no place on  the continent which can rival Atlin lake. Last year these excursions were well patronized, especially by Atlin people, aud as they  will generally be held on Sundays,  we very strongly recommend the  miners on the creeks to avail themselves of these enjoyable outings.  The Blue Canyon section of  Spruce cieek has beeii a little too  difficult of access for our representative to make a personal visit, owing' principally to the limited leisure time "at his disposal, but to  the kindness of Mr. Letherdale we  are indebted for the following interesting information :  A scene of-astonishing   activity,  prevails in   the   Blue  Canyon   district on   Spruce  creek, and in spite  of,ihe lateness of the  snow   to disappear   from    this    high    altitude,  much good work  has .been accomplished.      There . are   nearly    100  men  alwpfk on claims adjacent to  the property- of the  Blue Canyon  Company.    Upon   the   claim's'immediately    below   this   ground   a  number  of   the   owners combined  aud they are   putting'  in   a   drain  ditch,   paralleling  the  creek,   and  have-now   gained- adYti* feet: . Pay.  has been   struck, so   from   now on  the dead  work  may- be -said'to be  finished.    It is contemplated thai a  depth of 14 feet  will have to be attained   to furnish  sufficient   drainage for the ground.  ���- The present bedrock as exposed  seems   to   be clay, and' upon   this  very rich pay is found,   as may be  readily imagined from one example,  On McNairns's claim,   for 5 hours'  shovelling, with three men 17 ozs.  6 dwts. were won last Saturday af-  noon. This' pay was taken off the  clay bedrock, under 6 inches of  water." On the Brown Bros, ground,  an overshot wheel has been erected,  which .works like a charm,-and at  14 feet it keeps the floor as dry as a  board. They were independent of  a drain and have allowed the others  a right of way-through their ground  fer 25 per cent of' the gold won  from the strip. -  This ground is situated on a long .  narrow swamp, with steep banks on  either side ; the flat does not exceed r.-io feet in width, and the  creek, which skirts the north bank,  is about 6 feet wide and averages  betwe.cn 12 and iS inches of depth.  The grade is very slight and for the  7 feet gained in depth in the drain  over quarter of a mile has had to  he dug. At the moment it is un- .  known whether or not the clay  forms the true bedrock or not, but  in the writer's opinion it would not ���  be at all .surprising if a similar condition of affairs was found lo exist  as was found ou the correspondin"  location of Otter creek���just over  the   divide,���where   the   clay was  Continued on p. 4.  alUtUetrminiVKiJf* ���yr-  ">-*��lw*****W-lb!'Afc-Ufl'i��3M.Ti  &����fZ^^'*llW"!tf��HUoAl  ifl.��tf.Tt-.ntt.'j�� ������.rptr-xtzi-Jn  ���,>'$VS,'y-**_*ra?,��t<.:Kl itf/jr;;^, ?cVT"^���rr77*T*fl*Ww���---t.-( ^  *xj i^efsxtmwD^s^^KssR ATLIN,  B.C.. SATURDAY, JLfA' i-\   1902.  1*1!  I  The Atlin Claim.  I'uhtishcd    every    Saturday   morning  T'ik Ati,in Claim   I'rui.isiiiNi; Co.  I,v  A. ('. II lllrfCIU'T.I.II. 1-jilTOII.  I). Toiin l.|-.|-.H. Siili-Kilitoi-.,  Oltiee of publication I'i-ii i-l S*.. Atlin, II. ('.  Adx-rrii.lnji1   Itnlrs :   sl.ii:)    [mt   inch,  cneh  iiiMTlitin.    I'cadiu;-  inilii.i*. 'Z?>   routs n lim-.  Special C.'onl i-ai't  l.ales on upplical ion.  Tlio snlisc-T'ii>t ion price is .>."i a yf;,".r payable in advance. No piper will be delivered  unless this coudit inn is complied with.  Saturday, July  .'2,  1902.  It  is not  often tin I   our   attention is called to  errors of judgment  on the part of Ihe   Do-minion Government, but 'in   our   last issue we  quoted   an extract   from an Official  circular, dated, June, 171I;, in which  the  announcement   was   made that  the parcel postage  rate from,and to  any part of the   Dominion to Atlin  and the Yukon would   be   doubled,  and   in this ��� we consider   wc have  ground's for complaint. ���  "In refening lo the notice, we  stated that this order was "extraordinary and unprecedented," in-  as-much-as a discrimination is  made in the postal rates to and  from this 'northern country with  other parts of. the Dominion. We  have no hesitation in denouncing  the policy as a gross injustice lo  the people of this portion of the  country, while it gives an advantage  to other countries, within the International Postal Union, as against  trading with Canadian merchants,  whom it] ought to be the policy of  the Government to support and encourage.  We would not have thought so  much 'about the increase in the  rates had the order been made to  apply (.luring the winter months,  say from the closing till the opening of navigation, but as it stands,  wc consider it an inio uitous piece  of business. As the Parcels Post  is used by the greater majority of  the permanent residents of this district, ��� and as these are .already  ���heavily taxed, this double rate  seriously affects them.'  It is to be hdperl some steps will  be taken by local authorities to induce the Postmaster General to rescind his reccik order before any  haidship is wrought.  MINING DEAL.  Christopher    Makes,   an  1 ,,  'Agreement  ���or  the Transfer   of   His   McKee  t  Creek   Holdings  to the Atlin  Mining Company.  An important mining transaction  was- put on record last week whereby the Atliu   Mii:iug , Co., is likely  to become   the Vole  owners of McKee creek,   from   Llorado   lo   the  mouth   of  ihc   creek.     By   Agreement  of Sale   C.   Chrislopher'and  associates   transfers   to   the   Atliu  .Mining   Co., . the   Cily of London  dredging  lease, the   Pennant,  Blue  Peter,   Montreal,   Quebec, Vancouver, Victoria and Omega   hydraulic  creek aud bench lease claims.    The  consideration    is   ^'7500,   sterling,  payable in three.equal installments  of,.��2500 each, the first payment to-  be made November 1st, 1902.  The water record, granted Oct.  231-dlast, No. 56, and. the hydraulic plant now ou the grour.d is also  included in the agreemnt.    '���  The acquisition of this property  by the Atlin Mining Co. should  prove a very valuable asset to that  Company, apart altogether from the  fact that it puts an end to all possible confliction between companies  owning contiguous ground.  Certilleates of improvements.  MOI.V CROSS, l-KHNOIl AND Al.VlNK  Mineral Claims, situate!' in tin* Atlin  Mining District, at the SW-ebrncr of Atlin I.aUi-, two ryinileK fiom Atlin Luke,  npar Hcilii) Oreek. , ,  TVrOTIOli is hereby ���riven tlinl I. Noel l.u-  iNvcidiere. I-.M.C i\>. I. ISX".. iiiiil.ns Alloi-  iic.v-iii-fac.-t. fin- Tom f.avei'dii.-re, K.M.C., No.  It -ISM. ami I-rnnk l.nvi-i-ilii-i-o. F.J1.C, No. II  ���Is:':1, intern! (10 days from date lii-i-enl', to apply to thu Mining Recorder for a Certificate*  of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining ii'Urowii Grunt of the above claims.  ASH Ki'iiTlii'ii, Take notice thai netion  under .Scat ion 117 must lie rniiiinciiei-il hefore  the issuance of such Cerlilicate of linin'ovi;-  inenls.  .    Haled tliis'l'itli day of .Inne, IMU.  ju2*i-l'.0d      -        '- Nona. Lavi.-uiiii'.iii:.  li-ic-t, niior.i rwo miles from ',lie; head of  Tiirey Inlet.  T--AK1-; Notice that r, .1. II. llrowuluo.'A-reiit,  for John Capliee, l-'.M.C, No, U -1013, intend (>'.l dny�� from date, hereof to apply to tho  Mining Recorder for Ce.rtiUrates of Improvements, for the purpose of' obtaining  Grown Grunt.vof thu above c-lniins.  And i-Ti-tiikii Take noticethal iic-tinii'iiii*  drr Sect ion .17 niusl he rouuuenced before  Ihe issuance of such Ci rlillei-.te ol Improve,-,  ineiils. .1.   ||. I'liii'.rNI.KI-:.    '"  l)��ted!'at Atlin, this 2nd iluy oT July, It-f>J.  Jl'-a-IIOcI ,  ��� lH'TTH," ��� " IM-:i,l-;X,l " and "CiltHAT  l-WLl.S" Mineral Claims, Siluale ul the  South end of Atlin  Lake in the Atlin llis-  Notieo of Dissolution.  TVfOTICI-'is hi-ri-hy tiircii Hint tin- inn-tin'."  .ship ln-re! nl'ore existiny'-liet ween the  uiidei-ki-riK-il at Atliu, It. C, ns " Ciiniuiinns  it lliciliai-clsoii," lias this day been dissolved,  Mr. Richardson, who cnuliuiics business,  will pay   all   liabilities   and   colled   all ae-  I'lllllllu.  Dated at .Atlin. li. 0., this Hfilh day of .liine  IW2.' John Oiim-iino*,  .1.   llll.l.YAIIII    I'lfllAIIIIHON.'  A. C. HIRSCHFELD  Manager.  Lumbering   in   &B��   its   Brsmeftes*  Mills at A'tlint,   13. C.  Branch Oim-'icic at Discovery  THE,ROYAL HOTEL,  E.   ROSSELLI,   Manager.  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. C.  Officers Elect.  "Wi; have no desire to be inquisitive or to pry into other people's  business, but as we have the good  name and welfare of the camp at  heart we wish that other people  would show a similar disposition  and be good enough to let us hear  of the progress and result of their  work for the general information of  the community and the good of the  camp. Too many .men seem to  feci as if wc weie.stealing their gold  when wc try to obtain information  from them, whereas wc consider  we are doing them the greatest of  favours when wc publish the good  results of the camp's development.  This statement applies equally to  the managers of companies as to individuals. In the former case we  would much rather get the news  when it is iiew than have it after it  has travelled round, the world  The General Meeting of the Atlin District Board of Trade was  held iu the Court House on Thursday last and a good attendance of  the'members was present.  After the  settlement of ordinary  business   of   the   Board, Mr. J. A.  Fraser, who has faithfully occupied  the President's chair since  the inception of the  Board, tendered his  resignation, and stated that in view  of his recent appointment  as   Government Agent, he did not deem it  discreet to continue in  occupancy  of the   President's  chair.    The-resignation   was   accepted, aud   Mr.  Fraser was asked to  act as Chairman for the evening.    The office ol  Vice-President  was   also  declared  vacant through   the   resignation of  Mr. J. H. Gillard.'   Mr. A. S. Cross  and Mr. J. S. Munro, were  elected  to fill  the  offices  of President.and  Vice-President respectively.   Three  members   of    Council    were   also  elected, Messrs.  Grime, Regan and  Pillman.  Mr. Stables, M.L.A., iu a well  delivered speech, testiiied lo the efficacy ol the Board of Trade in the  past and said that if a similar unity  of feeling prevailed iu the future,  the Board would be enabled to accomplish much for the district.  This   New   and' Commodious   Hotel was opened in the  Public,  April  16th, 1901.���Kverything in il is New.���.Strictly  First Class.  CllOlCCSr WINES, LIQUORS AM) -CIGARS CASE GOODS A SPttlALTY.  ���o*r^*��$D;-fCc*����*��o<>e*o*><:<*o-��o.<><��o  �� THE    KOOTENAI'   HOTEL.  ��  o  a  *>  a  ���  0  George E. Hayes, Proprietor  Cor. First and Trainor .Stri.i$t.s.  This First Class Hotel lius been remodeled aud refurnished throughout  ami oll'ers the best accommodation to Transient or Permanent  Guests.���American ami Kiiropenn plan. *  Finest Wines, Liauors and Gigars.  Billiards   and   Pool.  s  ���  0  s  ������0*o:*:o4O*>c(*o>):(*o*ci��o*-^o.*>cf.*><>o:��>Cf<>c>��o��c��*o*'C<��o<>��:>��c>*><:i.o*��o.->  THE GRANH  HOTEL  FINKST IvQUIPPKD HOTF.I. IN T.Hli NORTH.    KVKRYTH1NG  CONDUCTED IN'FIRST-CLASS MANNKR.  French   Restaurant in   Connection.  ���David Hastiic,   PRoi'Rn'TOR.  Corner of First and Disccverv Streets.  THE   GOLD    HOUSE.  DISCOVERY,   B. C.  To You.  Comfortably Furnished Rooms���By the Day, Week or Month.  The Best of Liquors and Cigars always in  Stock. ��� Fine stable in connection with the House.  AMERICAN  AND    KUROPKAN  0. w.  PLAN.  Johnston. Maiuii*ci-.  I-OR  our opinion, news from Atlin is  a thousand, per cent more valuable  to these same companies than "Atlin news from. London," Paris or  ���'^imbitclpo !,  \Ye cannot paint a dollar bill ;  "i'is not we don't know how to,  The law puts doAvn its mighty foot  iu laud says we're not allowed to.  But we can do your printing here,  And thus can save you money,  The law, you know; does not object  M you arc making money.  Call and get Prices at  rt����irY,W'a^.^c*.*w3t^  ^w> *v*^~.t*4tota��fifkttu^  -E2S3S  ^a*m^^��^^^^t^L ATLIN,    B.C.,    SATURDAY;  JULY  rs,   1902.  S��  can   give .You   as Good Value for your CASH as Groceries, Provisions, 'etc  any House in Town.  US  it   &nd* see,  fraser $.00;  (riant   Powder   on   hand.  COUNTY  COUR'  Legal Tangles Being "Slowly  Unravelled.  Very Littlo Interest Manifested.���  , Willow Creek Ditch Case Still  In Statu Quo".  ��� From the quiet prevailing around  the Court House' it is very evident  that the seeds of discord have  withered and died, as there hardly  seems to be salt far' less a lull meal  for tlie lawyers, or maybe it is the  benign influence of Judge Henderson dial has to do with the small-  ne.-js of the County Cotut docket.  His Honour, Judge Henderson  has been in Atliii for over a month  . and there have been practically  :io. new cases entered: A few of  those old stand-bys from ^last year  have come'up for final settlement,  but even the litigants in these do  not seem to want to press for immediate "settlement, as the ca*;e.s are  being adjourned ' froin time to time,-  011 one pretext and another.  The case of Barnes vs. Ruffner,  in which the- plaintiff sues for damages done by .defendant on a claim  on Pine creek. From the evidence  produced the plaintiff could not  substantiate his claim, and judgment was- in consequence given  against him with costs.  Li the" case of Harris vs. Felher-  stonhaugh, judgment was given lo  the defendant. This was in its way  rather a peculiar case and was one  iu which plaintiff seeks to have his  title confirmed as against that of  the defendant. C. Dubois Mason,  as solicitor for the defense, claimed  that the plaintiff should first prove  the validity of his own title before  questioning that of the defendant.  The evidence showed that the  claim was staked by Harris tinder a  power of attorney and that application'was made to record the claim���  which was called the " Intruder,"  ���together wilh the power of attorney at the same lime. These applications the Mining Recorder refused to accept on the grounds that  had the record of the previous owner run out, the claim would" have  fallen into the possession of the  owners of the bedrock flume.  Two suits, Plum be vs. the Atlin  Lake Mining Co, entered ,in the  docket, were settled out of Court.  These were, an action for wages  and one for damages for wrongful  dismissal.  The Willow Creek ditch case has  occupied the attention of the Court  off aud 011 for the last three weeks.  It will iu all probability be argued,  pro and con, before Judge Henderson next week. The Judge has  familiarized himself with all the  details and has spent considerable  time on the ground to satisfy,him--  self as to the different interests involved. '  COAL   PROSPECTING   LICENCES  KTOTIGI" is hereby -jivrn liml after SI) days  from dale. I intend to apply lo Ihe Chief  Commissioner of Lands mid Works for a Li;,  cciice to propped lor i-ial oi the follow infill-scribed lands*  On I he north sidi> oT I ho Tuhllmi River,  uhoul 10 miles from Tclej-rnph creek, coin-  iiu-uein^ al a .post planled about I miles  I roin Ihc- moiil h ol* 1 he river nutrIced " 11. <��'.  Slewm-I's. S. W. cornel-: thence ,SII ehuius  iiortfi, I hence SO chains east : Iheneo SO ehuius  soul b : t hence Sll chains wcsl to point ol coiu-  menceiuent. ruutuiuiii!; lilt) acres, more or  h-hs. ' I). ('���',.Slewarl,  ,   I ated May Slli, 10,12.  Atlin,   fflugget. and Gr^��se  Rings.  And All Kinds of Jewellery Manufactured on the Premises.  ' rfHP*"    Why send out when you can-gel goods as cheap here?   ,  ' Watches From $5 up.   Fine Line of Sostvostis' Spoons*  JULES EfiijERT&SON, The Swiss Watchmakers  NOTICE.  KTOTICH is hereby (-ivi-n thai nriei-:��l days  from dale I hili-yd to uplil.v lo the Ghiel  Commissioner oi- I .amis and Works lor a Licence to prosper! for rwal on Ihe following  described binds:  Ou Ihe north anil soul h side* of,(lie Tuhllmi River, eouime-icin^ at a post marked  "A. R. McDonald's S. li. Corner, thenceSII  chains north: thence >*i) chains west: thence  .Si! chains south: thence Sh chains- east Io  point <>f eoinun ni-cment, coiitniniuir (ill)  nc-ri's. niiii-i; or i"ss.    - A. It. .McDonald.  Located .'-InySth. Iflt-i,  TsjOTICi; is hereby niveu thai after "HI days  I'rouidate I intend to nppl,* to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for a Licence In prospect ior coal on the follow iuj;  described hinds:  On the north side of the Tiihltan River,  rouiinenciufr at.'a post marked "' .Mill-clock  McKay's N. W. corner post, thenee Si) chains  cast: thenee SD chains south; thence Sll chains  west: thence Si) chains north to point of commencement, containing- till) acres, more or  Il-ss. - Mm-dock McKay.  Located MnyStli, 1.002.  T\TOTICli is hereby (riven that after 30 days  from date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner ol Lands and Works for a Licence to prospect for coal on the followimr  described lauds:  On,the north and south sides of the Tiihltan River, eonimeauiiu? at a post marked  "J. A. l-'raser'.s X. E. corner, thence SI) chains  west: tlicnco St) chains south: thence 80  chains east : thence SO chains north lo point  of commencement, eontiiiiiiuK-MO acres more  or less-. .. j. a. l-'raser.  Located .Mu.vSth, Wr>.  The l.n liny, Ltd., I,in.,' .Miiiiim- Company,  owning the I.e. Knv, Hon Tail, Ki.'ack  Jack, IIi-tth, Isaiiki.i.'a, Iiiaiio, Lhcai.  Tuniii-.ii. und Lrm.r, Jon l-'KACTION  Mineral Chums, situaled iu Rainy Hollow, Chilkat Minius; Division of Cassiar  DUlriot, I!. O.  To IIA UNA li.ll no'VL on Otiiiiii illri AciKN'I  ok Ai.r.Nl'S : -  T the undersigned Jos, W: Smith, part  ' owner of the, above-named mineral  claims, hereby eyive notice to 1 he above-  named Hiirnai-cl Hcj.vl or other his Ajrent or  Aleuts, thai I do hereby reiiuost the said  I'ai-mii-'l lioyl or other his- A^eat or Agents  lo conlrihiite his .share of the assessment  work done oa the said claims, vi/..: our  year's assessment work, from July, mill In  July, lilUS, amounting; to the sum of $,lti'.UI).  Unless the said amount be paid to me on or  before the 7th day of September next f shall  proceed, under and by virtue of the powers  conferred by Section I of the Mineral  Amendment. Aet, IflOO, renealiw; Section II  ol Cap. Ij of I he Stntutes of iSfl!).- .  Jos. W. Smith,  Ily ,Lvo, P. Lindsay,  , , Atty.-iu-Faet,  Atlin, II. C, J line it'll, 1002. :5m  Frank . Moi)ley,  Taxidermist,  ATLJN,    B.C.  Furs and Skins dressed���Birds and  Animals stuffed.,  Prices can   be obtained  upon application to A. C. Hirsciii-'!-:i.d,  Specimens   on   exhibition   and   for  sale at the Claim Office.  G-.' P. Na Co��"  -ALASKA   ROUTE   SAILINGS.���  NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS  First  Olass  Bicycle Livery & Repair Shop  RATES   REASONABLE.  ATI,IX,    UKNXISTT    AN'O    (JIIILKAT   .MINING        DIVISIONS        OV      CASSIA K  KLrJCTOI'AL    DISTRICT:  M-OTTCI-; is hereby fjiven   that it  Court ol  Ki-vi-imi   will   be   held   ar     the    Court  House. Ailiri,  ou   Monday,  the   seventh  duy  ol July, A. I).. UU2, at i lie hour often o'clock  in the forenoon, lor the purpose of  hearine:  ami   ilutci-iniiiiii'-'   an>   and   nil     objections  against  tbe retention of uu.v name nt-names  on the Ue.yinti-r of Voters tor the Atlin, I'eu-  nett and Cliilkal Minin-; Divi-ions of C'assiiir  Kh-ctornl   District,   -[lil Vic. e. l>7. Sub-s. (f), s  IL) ,L D. GHAHAM,  Collector of Votes.  Atlin. 11. C, April "tlrh. \>ArZ.  iiO'.MIUil,     '  First Street, Atlin, B. C.  W.' K. Haddon, Mgr.  VOK  OK  Alaska,   Yukon  and  Northern   B.C.  The   following  sailings  are  announced   Ccr  the-month of July���,  Leaving Skag\vayAal 6 p.m.,   or on  arrival of train: c  -Pkinckss May, . . July   9  . ��� '-9  ..- ���, 2?  Amur     .        . .' ,.       7  >,          .       ', . ,,    21   -  For further information, apply or  write to     ' H. 13. Dunk, Agent, ���  Skagway,' Alaska.  ATLIN FISH MARKET  , A. Hhl'MC-h. Proprietor.  ���Fresh Fish Alwavs on Hand  Hydraulic and Other Companies  Supplied at Wholesale Rales.  W.   WALLACE  GR!A\E  & Co.,  Notaries Public.  Third Street, Atlin P.-C.  I'KOM  MINING BROKCRS & COMMISSION AlitNLS.  Fire    &    Accident    Insurance.  Aur.xr.s   Kin.-  PliLLIiW-UAltVKV   &   CO,   A ssa ye is.  Skagway to Atlin & Dawson  GO  TO  HIRSCHFELD'S  TEVEN  NOTICE.  A     COURT   of Assize, Nisi Prius, (>yer ami  Terminer and   Cenornl   fjaol   Delivery  will   be hohleu iu the Court House nt   Atliu,  on Tuesday, the lliili ilio" oi August, I'JIW.  li.v (.'(Jlnuiund,  ... ��. PUKN'TICH,  Acting Provincial Sc'c-i-etary.  Provincial    Secretary's   Ollice,   Jit Ii   June,  I'M. jeiS-lt  O.K.  l-\ LI NIC  BATHS  HAUHKk SHOP  Proi).  Now c'i!i.'ii|i_v tlieir new i|iiai-tui-s next  lo thu Hunk of H. N. A., First Street, y  The bulb roiinisare einutlly as (;ood as funnel  iu  cilies.   I'l-ivuti;  Hiitranci-for ladies.  Hack numbers' of ' the Atlin  Claim can always be lia<l at the  Claim office, price 15 cents.  Pellew-liarvey, Bryant u& Gilman  Provincial Assayers  Ihc Vdiicouver Assay Office, Established IS90.   ������   W.   WALLACE   GRIME   &   CO.,  Agents. L  Lni'KU or Small.Sum pies fnrwarileil for Ass-ay.  NOTSGE.  ���RJOTICG is hereby ^iven that Thirty day*  from clato I intend t<^ apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lauds and Works for a  special licence lo cut ami carry away timber  from the'followiuir clescribod land: Coin-  meiicinj; ut, n post, markud ".fi. Kidil-sN.lv.  corner post,"' which is situated on Moosi)  (.'���reclc ��� aboul hull'a mile from its mouth ���  A lliu lakes nml riiimiiitf.S. 'Z miles, thence W.  half 11 mile, tlicnco N. 2 miles, thence H. liulf  a mile I"point of commencement, contain in;;  till) litre*. li- Riuu,  The Atlin Lake Lumber Co.  . Atlin. IL C:., .1 him: I',', IU!:! jer^l-4t  THE MOST POPULAR GUM MADE  This gun is fully up to the  quality of our rifles, which for 38  years have been STANDARD.  It is made in 3 styles, and in 12,  16 and20 gauge. Bored for Nrrno  Powder and fully guaranteed.  No. IOO   .  ���   $9.00  No. 110   .  .     12.00  No. 120   .  15.00  Send skimp for large catalogue illustrating  complete lino, brimful of valuable information  to sportsmen.  J. Stevens Arms and Tool Co.  P, 0, Box CIIICOPEE FALLS, MASS/  Copies ol   the new   Placer Act ot  1901,'' consolidated with the Acls.oC-  1898 and    1899,    for   sale   at   the  Claim Office.y.  if;  V  I  m  it  ���H:  i  I  ���'/I  '.���jl  'II  ll II  If I  \x  if  %  isirl  M  I  s'j!  i;-i,8  ^1  ,1-lf  m  m  WOJmHmamn  r?&^vtrz^&mT'r?T7r.iT���-*r*r#s&~^^ ATLIN, B.C.. SATURDAY,    JtfcY 12,. 1902.  PICKED UP- HERE AND THERE.  Church   or liu-ilnnil :  St. Mm tin'* Church. c-or. Third ami Ti-nin-  ur,*troeN. Suutlny si-rvieej, Matins at 11 a.  in., l'ven-song 7:30 p. m. Celeliration of Holy  Communion, 1st SuiuWiv in each month and  on Special occasions. Sunday School, Sunday at !) ii. in. Cominiltfe Meetiii-rs, 1st  Thursday in each month.  ,    liev. I-\ L. Stephenson, Iteelor.  St. Andrew's Pi-p-.|>ytoi-i��ii Church huh!  Ki-r\ices iu the Church on Second Street.  .Morn'sit;; sei-\ice at II evc-ninj; service 7:Hn  Sunday School at tin.- clone of the inoruiiij;  ���ioi-vici-. Rev. K. Turkinj-ton, ^linister- Free  Readin;; Room, to which all are welcome.  Christie's and, Fancy Biscuits at  F,. L. Pillman <Sl Co.  The following- are. the recent arrivals by the last boats: 5th inst���  ' F, Goodfellow, S Marquis, Miss I,  Boudreau," 1*1 Manager, M McKin-  , non, Bill Luck, H 1-anbridge, M  Waterman, J Fleming, A Pngttett,  W J Boudreau, j R Shaw, J W  Clinton, Mrs C 1-1 HeWitt and J C  F.llis; 9th inst���Mis Jas McClo'sky  j A' Anderson,- C Goldstein and-  Jas. Stables.  Cut Pricks���We beg- to announce thai we will sell For Cash  the i*i-:st cuaim-: of groceries at the  lowest prices quoted in Atlin,  Bi.acicktt & Co.  Go io J. Regan for Dynamite aud  save money. Regan buys in the  best market, for cash and can meet,  all competition.  J. H. Brook has,'by "dodger,"  announced the regular departure of  his Royal Mail Stages from Atlin  and Discovery. These arc timed  loleave Atliu at 11 a.m. and 5  p.m., and Discovery at S.36 a.m.  and 1.30 p.m. Letters will be  * carried free of charge, but on parcels, money orders, etc., a charge  of 25 and 50 cents will be made.  Blue Ribbon Coffee is absolutely  pure. ��� It is sold in all the stores in  Atl'tn.  Fresh   consignment  Groceries,   al   popular  F. L. Pillman & Co.  A'special trip was made this  week by the boats to bring in a  siK-to:i shipment of "perishable"  goods for " Jinimie " Regan ��� Dynamite. Jimmie shows his confidence in the country by bringing  in so large a shipment at one lime.  That he has not misjudged conditions is 'readily proved by his  having already disposed of a very  large nail of it.  BLUE CANYON.  of     Fancy  prices, -at  Continued from p. 1.  sttipped of its treasure,-and the  ground abandoned.. Subsequent  developments showed that the clay  was but a false l>edrock, while underneath this was found ,a pay  streak, 6 feet thick, even richer  than that above. As a further argument^ it is a well known fact  that Spruce creek carries two distinct runs of gold.  Upon the Blue Canyon Co.'s property, development work, under  Mr. Letheruale's management, is  being pushed with a vim. Seven  men are al work. The bedrock  flume, has , beeu extended So feel,  considerable ground-sluicing on the  upper benches and three open cuts  run from the creek edge. The  prospects all over the ground are  satisfactory and highly encouraging.  The best pay is found adjacent to  the creek and it is surmised that the  creek bed will be found to be rich.  It is the intention of the company  to turn the creek into one of the  open cuts and wash out the channel.  Tbe company has a large area of  excellent ground, which 'will undoubtedly yteld substantial profits  for years to come.' This is a close  corporation, there are no sleeping-  partners and no high-salaried officials to support. We commend  the company for its enterprise and  sincerely ' hope unqualified success  will crown its efforts.  We are glad to learn, that the  wagon road is being built from the  Columbia Hydraulic Co. to. the  Blue Canyon, a distance of nearly  live miles, which will, -when completed, be of inestimable value to  the miners of this latter section.  Hitherto, everything has had to  be packed, either by mule or by  man ��� a tedious and expensive  means of transportation iu any  event.  Mr. Letherdale is confident, apart  from his personal interest, that this  portion of .Spruce creek -will in time  prove to be one of the richest in the  district--" a veritable 'Klondike,'  as he says���and for a dredging  ground is unexcelled.  Wall paper at Fraser & Co.  New slock   of  Flics and Fishing  Tackle at Dockrill & Bourne's.    *  Placer Act, 1901, consolidated,  for sale al this office.  Mr. O. W. Johnston, lessee of  the Cold House in Discorery, left  ou Thursday on a flying trip to  Seattle. Mr. Rose will look after  lmsincss in his absence.   '  Go to J. 11. Richardson'.-; for  Gold Seal Hip Gum Boots, $9.50.  There is more solid comfort in a  cup of Blue Ribbon Tea than iu a  gallon of most beverages.  Mr. K. Goodfellow, who came in  last Saturday, comes iu to assist at  the local telegraph office. The  popular manager, Mr. Dowling,;  will now have a chance to breath  ��� after his excessively arduous labors  during the last nine months.  Agon's   specially   selected fresh  ranch eggs���McDonald's Grocery.  -Mr. J. A. Anderson, Provincial  Auditor General, who came in on  Wednesday, is now busily engaged  ingoing through the borjks of the  Government Agent's office.  .GIANT POWDKR���J. A. Fraser & Co."have ou hand, just arrived a large consignment of Giant  Powder, which will l>e sold iu  quantities to suit.  Mr. Jas. Stables, MX.A., returned from his labors at Victoria  and he looks as if he had not been  badly used at the Capital. He is  ready lo pick up his tools again.  House lining and oil-cloths at J.  A. Fraser'it Co.  Walter Dockrill and :his bride  came in on last Saturday's boat.  They have taken up house at the  corner of Second and Trainor.  Furnished rooms to rent���apply  Hotel Northern.     /  A very pleasant dance was given  at the Grand, last Wednesday evening, in honour of the June brides..  l'or Oranges and the very finest  butter go to McDonald's Grocery.  icha  Successor  to  c  ummings    &    Richardson,  The  Leading House  NOW'S   YOUR, CHANCE:  For   Bargains  In   Dry   Goods,   Boots   and   Shoes.  THE    WHITE    PASS    ft    YUKON  ' ,    ROUTE. '   :���r-.^��4������_,���._���_   '  Passenger and Fxpress Service, Daily (except .Sunday), between  Skagway, Log Cabin. Bennett, Caribou, White Horse and Intermediate  points, making close connections with our own steamers at White Horse  for Dawson and Yukon points, and at Caribou 'for Atlin every Tuesday  and Friday; Returning,- leave Atliu cvery^-Moutlay aud Thursday.  Telegraph Service'to Skagway.    Kxprcss  mailer  will   be received'  for shipment to and fn.mall points,in Canada and the United Stales.  For information relative to Passenger, Freight," Telegraph or Fxpress  Rates apply to any Agent of the Company or lo  J. F.   Lick, Traffic Manager, Skagway.  J. LirscoiuiiK, Local Agent, Atliu, B.C.  V ENDOM.E ��� -HOTEL.  Choicest Wines, Liquors .& Cigars.  FREE BOWLING ALLEY.  Rotei Rwsseil  Choice Wines, "Liquors and Cigars.  Pool ami Billiards Tree,  R. B. Dixon, Prof).  Fish,  C. DOELKER,   ��� .  .    FRESH MEATS ALWAYS ON HAND.  Game   in   season and   home   made   Sausage.  Nortiikrn Hotel Building, First Strkkt.  HydrauSio   Mining  d&  achinery.  HYDRAULIC    GIANTS,    WATKR    GATFS,  ANGLK   STKFL    RIFFLFS    &  HYDRAULIC    RIYFTFD  Pumping &   Hoisting   Machinery.  PIPE.  Kstimates furnished on application  The Vancouver Engineering Works,  .    - Vancouvkr,  B. ,C.  A. C. Hirschfeld, Agent, Atlin, B. C.  G. 13. U.VYKS.  J. tl. CouNEi.r,.  nugget  Discovery.  OPKN DAY AND NIGHT.  FIRST-CLASS RFSTAURANT  ���    IN  CONNECTION.  Ili-ncli-iiiirtt'i's foi- litiliui-r & I'ui-i-cill's siuire.  PINE TREE HOTEL.  DISCOVFRY, B. C.  Finest of liquors.     Good stabling.  Hii. Sands, Proprietor.  HOTEL VANCOUVER.  HliST   I.IQUOKS   &   CIGARS  Goon  Ac-c.-ummoiiation. ���- Kebtal'iiant  in  (JONSUfl'llCN.  S. JOHNSTON, Proprietor.  G001I StaMintr for Homes unci Dosrfi.  IK   YOU   WANT  ion  CONCURNINCI  MINES & MINING PROPERTY  In the Atlin District  ,''"' WRITI" TO      ,   :  M* C. Hirschfeld  Real   Tvstrite  and   Mining   Broker,

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