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 I*   I   ���  ' J>  '/- .." f  -I   ,'   ",  ���o  �����' r ,  h  1 '-  THE ATLIN  VOL.''.i.  ATLIN,    B.   C,   SATURDAY,    JULY   i,    1899.  NO.  10.  I!  9  II  li  h   ���  Vv  ft  !^>  ft  I  McLennan, McFeely aud Co.  (Llmitkd.)  f ��  Hardware, ' Stoves   and   Tinware.  Just received two crates of  -  OROOKERY  AND   BAR   GLASSWARE*  ' '   ' ���  All kinds of Tinsmith work done. ,    '  ANOTHER FRIEND.  >^4UWf*UIUHUMUi  ....FRESH   NEW  GOODS   JUST, IN....  i  J. St. Clair Blackett and Co.  larghst and 'bltst selected stock of general  -'    Merchandise and Miners' Supplies in Atlin.  IRON   STORE  COR.   1ST  AND  TRAYNOR'.  The - Bank * of - British ? North ��� America  Established in 1886.   Incorporated by Royal Charter.'  Paid Up Capital, $4,866,666.66-  1 Reserve Fund' -   -   -   '-   - < $1,460,000.00  -  London Office: 3 Clements Lane,,Lombard Street, E. C. "' s/'   -*        '-,'���  '  ���       Head  Office  in -Canada:    Montreal.  ��� '  ,       H. Stikeman,  General Manager.  Branches in all the principal cities of Canada, and agents in New York,  San Francisco, Seattle, Tacoma, Portland, Spokane," Boston, Chicago. Etc.  Gold dust assayed and  purchased at best rates,-.the bank's assay  office being now in operation.   A'general banking business'transacted.  1   -    J. ANDERSON, * Manager, Atlin, B.->C.  j j  "JVhen you come to the GOLD FIELDS'OF ATLIN  reside at  **' "_^-,���  *-* j        -^Ki^'T^U���i*--,���.- I1 �����~  The Hotel Mlelro|>ole  * s ���    '  r-i  First Glaasu Family\Hot&h   Ratos Reasonable*  - Furnished Rooms by the Day,- Week or Month.  SMITH   &   CREED,   Proprietors.  Vancouver General Store.  We carry a complete stock of  MINERS' SUPPLIES  Agency of the B. C. Fruit Caning and Coffee Company, Vancouver, B. C.  Agency of the Canadian Rubber  Company, Montreal.  A call solicited.  A.    S.    CROSS    &    CO.  f^ ORE, BURNET & CO.,  Civil and Hydhauj-ic Enoinkkbs,  c      Dominion  and Puovinoial Land  sukvkyobs.  Mining Phofkhties Handled.  c  OKlce: Peurl Htroet, above Second.  W. R. Dockrill & Co.  The Leading  DRUGGISTS.  OUR  DISPENSING  DEPARTMENT  IS COMPLETE  IN EVERY RESPECT.  ATLIN CITY AND DISCOVERY.  The Discovery Branch'is the counterpart  of the Atlin one.  EDWARD G. GARDEN,  ARCHITECT.  Draughting.      Pearl near First St.,  Atlin, B. C.  OARD   OF   TRADE.  A new house on First, between Rant and Pearl.  Wright & Callbreath,   Props.  THE  ARCADE,  Pearl street  Try your luck on  the Little Monte Carlo  at the above-named place.  Aichie L. Brownlee, Manager.  for fine views and photos  .go to  A. C. HIRSCHFELD'S  Films, Plates. Etc.,  Developed ut Reasonable Rates.  Pearl, between 1st and 2nd.  Atlin. B. C.  -THHE NORTHERN HOTEL,  JL first street.  The biggest house in Atlin.  Everything first-class.  Thagard   &   Turney,   Proprietors.  TTICTORIA GROCERY.  miners' supplies.  WILSON &  CURWEN,  First street, Atlin.  BRITISH MINERS' PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION.  Meets every Saturday evening in  their own tent in Discovery. All  miners British arc invited to attend.  The White Pass Charging 7 Cents  from Skaguay to Bennett,  i -        f-  Four Hundred Tons 0/  Freight  Stored at the Summit;  Bet\Veeil the government, with their pet  bill, the extension of the season three times,  perhaps foreVer, for the purpose of painting  to a valuable asset some day in the future;  the" high water lit the of eeksv and lastly, the  transportation companies, Atlin^ has not a  path of roses. Poor di&trict in matter of  paternal assistance, but rich iu sold, we will  yet show that w e possess richess far in excess of the most optimist of our people.  The latest foe to enter the arena is the  little narrow -gauged, narrow-carriaged and  narrow-peopled road running from Skaguaj  to the Summit. Built by British money and  manned by a baud ofc pirates, they are extorting rates from our merchants that are  simply prohibitive. Seven Cents from Ska-  guay to Bennett is their charge, and at this  rate they don't care w hether they bring it  through or not. In a good many instances  they secured freight under misapprehension,  aud now that they have secured it are going  to store the same at the Summit until such  time as the remainder of their jerk-water  line is completed to Bennett. "        - ,)t  A Claim man called on three itkei'chauts on  Thursday and this is what they said!  , Mr.' Fraser. representative'of the'PttfsOns  Produce Co.: * We are paying within a fraction of 10 cents u pound for freight from  Vancouver to Atlin. This is more-than we  paid for bringing it in over the ice last ** inter. Our agent at Bennett informed us by  letter that 7 cents a 'pound" w as i the freight  charge from Skaguay vto Bennett. From  Bennett to Atlin it'is ->30 a .ton. "JA|)out ,400  tons-are storedjit the Summit and uTlikely  to remain there, since I understand the railroad company have taken off their teams  and horses and placed them, on the line of.  construction. ,  A. W. Shiels, representative of i.the B. A. Cr  Company in Atlin: Had a tetter*from- the  office at Bennett, and it said that both- the  Skaguay passess were shut down and that'  we would not get any freight until the rails  were laid into Bennett. -  J. HrRose, manager of the A. M.'A M. Co.!  I'm not paying any freight. My freight bills  call for 6 1-2 cents from Vancouver to Atliu  and I,was handed a bill of 10 cents. I'm going to enter suit for the' detention of goods  below. I have tons and tons of butter and  bacon On the way into Atlin from Vancouver and who is going to make good this  loss. The railroad company ha\o no  business to take goods if they cannot bring  them through.  Here is a matter for the coast board of  trades to look into.  hoiiHe have been in course of preparation  for two weeks and Mr. Ed. G. Garden has  them about completed. The new order of  things has uot disturbed our'equanimity in  the least for we expected this and made our  arrangements accordingly. Tho plans call  for a structure 2 1-2 etbrys high, 00 feet deep  and a frontagettf 65 feet.' There will be nd  stinting Of 'apace. Every department will  have ample elbow rot-m, and the dispensing  department will keep march with the remainder of the hostelry. Large and commodious boxes with olub room attached will  make it a liappy rettdeavous for the guests.'  Ou the second iloctr So bedrooms are coutein*  pldted\ se\eral of Which are arranged iu  suite." J    -it  THE POLICE-COURT.  Many People,Have-Their Troubles  Fixed' Up.*, "     '  The past w eek has been a busy One in police  court cirles. The first case called Monday,  morning was one in which John Rdxborough  charges Charles E. Heyrrdn with stealing gold  from the Roaring Meg\ a bench claim on Pine.  Adjourned for a Week. Both men claim the  ownership of the ground.  Following this E. W. Bates was accussed of  stealing $-1100 from Harry Wheelock. He was  committed for trial before Justice Irving.  The case was heard Tuesday evening; there  being no case made Out. Dismissed.  * A Pole named Leplnski threatened to shoot  a fellow countryman with an iinpronounc-  able name. After listening tb the case for  considerable length elf time Magistrate Wood  confiscated the rllle and dismissed the  prisoner." " .',  Regina   Vs.   Chdpard.   Theft.   Withdrawal  by permission. ,    ,  WILL BE GRANTED,  TELEGRAPH WIRE INTO ATLIN.  A Line from Bennett to Atlin Will  Be Completed by August Slat.  Rev. Mr. Pringla returned from Bennett  Saturday last where he spent a week's holiday as the guest of Mr 'Charleson, Superintendent of Dominion Telegraphs in the  Northwest. Asked whether he went to intercept the three nurses expected in some  time soon, he said no. "Took a craze to go  out, like the people bound for Cape Nome,"  he laughed out, "und was glad to be back iu  Atlin."  "While in Bennett I learned from Mr.  Charleson that a telegraph line would be  into Atlin by the end of August. The line  will come around tho upper end of the hike  and thus cost considerable less than the laying of a cable across from Taku. A survey  party under Mr. Boyer is at present out perfecting details."  Hydraulic Leases the Turning Pointy  '   r   In Atlln's Wild Career.  Rurtiors have .been iii circulation during  the. week, that, the government had granted  hydraulic lease*, but ou dutluiry it was found  out that .the matter wus in its initial stage  With the chances largely in faVOr the grant*  being made.  One gentleman. Who knows Whereof he  talks* id responsible fur tlie following: "You  can say that the government are rocdnsider*  ing .the matter of granting hydraulic leases  with- every prospect of nuccess."  CLAIMS FOR DAMAGES.  L. F. Shaw left on Tuesday last for Seattle  to look after the interests of a number of  Americans claiming damages against tho  British Columbia government for the can*  cellatiou of their licenses. Mr. Shaw will  put his cases in charge of James Hamilton  Lewis, Seattle. Counsel for other claimants  are (Ben. W. H. Barnes, Eugene Duprey, Gen.  Dickinaon and D. M. Delmas, San Francisco!  Gen. J. M. Ashton, Tacoma.  GOING TO BUILD,  "You can't lose me, Charlie," said Dr. J. H.  Stett, of tlie Northern, who, iu company  with R. M. Turnee, are managers of the  above hotel. "Going to build? AVell, T should  MO no," lit* rtfrnt oil.    ' The jiIiiik. foi tlip mph  THE FOURTH IN ATLIN.  The Glorious Day to be Celebrated  - in a Becoming- Manlier.  The Americans of the district will celebrate the Fourth of Julyi Tuesday next4 in  in Atliu, In their accustomed Joyous wayi  with events Of ail description. An enterprising people, w ith large heurtst the Americans  never fail in anything thej' Undertake, and  the big list of sports for the day in questioil  will make Atlin, havil while court is in session. The program appearing elsewhere  in this issue Will tell you what is on.  In the cool shades of evening, if tired of foot,  after watching good sport by daylight, you  can find rest and composure by taking in  Russell's pavilion. Here you will see T. Wi  Lillie und Tug Carroll in tightsi boxing to  the latest Jeffries' tactics, under Auof lights.  If per chanco jou have been colly clustered  iu some ntttty cleft on First street watching  the sport of kings���horse-racing���Jumping,  foot-racing and the thmnmrtd other events to  arrest the e>e, and feel for relaxation, take  in the dailce at the Russell PuviliUu. Atliu's  youth and beauty will assist you through  the Spanish waltz, the two-stop or the polka  ���-no place like the dance.  PAUL AND PETER.  The Dominion Government has iu the past  and is to this day spending hundreds df thousands of dollars iu the endeavor to attract  immigrants to our shores. Immigration  Agents are at present stationed iu all the  European 'centres and no advantage has  been lost sight of in Inducing these w elcomo  people to' come to Canada. There is no  particle of a doubt that their efforts will be  greatly facilitated by a copy of the Alien law  being placed In their hands.  British Columbia, likew iie( has spent considerable money in.attracting strangers to  her shores, but this has all changed.  They have passed the stage of seeking immigrants l they are fishing for cables now.  ATLLN'S BASEBALL TEAM.  The follow ing comprise the baseball team  going Up to Discovery this morning to play  there: Pitaher, W. Mclntyreiioatch.ei'i Knot;  lstb., W. Keller: 2n b.,-W. T. Watson;s.?..  Kenned} : 3rd b., Griffen; c. f., J. H. Lqpmi*;*,  1. f., Stuck: l. f., Wright/ Jumr-s Wi��J��ttrts"  Umpire,  .i  "-  .    i-.l  ���'*   '.  . ,     ';'- -  -*  -j i' s  *    vJ, "*-  t    i  *        '//>  -J"  ��� JT.*��   u ��"fr>* **���*  ' I, l-fi*.  f*  nwamilMaiim������lJUffl-mBm ftJ&i��**S^fc,v^7^��-Ci3^  ���&a��teM��aahi^^  ATLIN,  C,  SATURDAY,  JULY  ilQO.  s.  L-  i  \t'>  Ir1  I  I* ''  li"  .    TlTK   ATI,IN    ClAI.U.  JPiiiili.lit'il     uvcry     Siilurdny    iiirii-niiig   i,y  Cowan .-. )Un;,iv.  Offiwi* of ���jiiliiii'iiliou: v>  Curing ol S'-eorul and 'i'rni.ioi- '*>( i-t'<*t-i.  Ailiui-li-iu^. rules itiii.lt* known o-i .-ipplit-u-  (nil- Milih.'m'M'i.yi pri.'ti i-* "I a .vein-, p.iv*  u lilu in iiiUiiiiui-.. No p.i pur �� i'i li" rloln.-i i;-l  iimI'-hs lin-M-. (itnl'V.Kiii-,Hi- >.-(>.i"ill-i I ii ilh.  THE TRUE ORIGIK- KHF THE ALIEN  KILL.  It is unw ��c'icr<illv cowcatCia l>v J  WHO SS XESPONSIR  *-l  :o"i' the Extension of the Season  to August 1st ?  Who  Furnished khz  lufcrmatbn  fur the Extensions ?  ���V   n  their   former   opinions   111:13'   have  been, tliat the bill preventing aliens  from recording placer mining claims  ' has   not  fulfilled  the ��� purpose  for  which it was alleged to  have been  'tniicteds' viz.,  the protection of the  business men' of British Columbia  -sities..    It  was  stated by   the   Attorney-General   at   the time >of its  passage "that these  representations  liad been so strong that the government had deckled to act upon them.  But wc can hardl3- accept this as a  correct .statement ol the facts.    The  real history of this 'mistaken  measure dates back to the general election of 1896 when Sir Wilfiid Lau-  rier   was  returned   to   power.'   At  tint election Joseph Mat tin was defeated in Winnipeg by Hugh John  Macuonaid.    Nothwitholaud'.ng his  defeat Mr.   Martin  expected a seat  in   the   Laurier  cabinet.      For various   reasons  he   was  uot called,  though we a��,rec:.fe was fairly eu-  tiUetl to. l.hepfeMoii,    Iii  hi-*, stead  CM'rbrd Siilo-n was selected.    This  made Joseph Mai tin a disappointed,'  bitter   man.      After   this   he   left  Manitoba, and' located  iu   British  .Columbia.    In 1H9S, .vhen IheTur  nerv>admiuistration   was  summarily,  dismissed  from   power   iu   British  Columbia Mr. Martin saw* his o>  \i   the open uir iiieelin;- ol   minors, held on  Llie people of this district,  whatever -.Vp.rupsduj lust ��eok thoCioM Ouiimis-.ioii-  '    " - oi-*Ji��aoil tlitil- his powers w-'ji-i- oiirtiiiliiil  in  ISM., lwif tUli) 'uot make, plain wli.it part ol  Mint Ciiii*&Up mitlioi'ity lui-l byoii clippu-l.  Ti ci'i-tniiilv- it. l.-ol sii tho direjlio.i oi enllixit-  ing i-evciii.e.. fr*.-|n,.'��t u.-oese Is as of old. nnfl  il anything lias, bi'ii* iigrfesliiui itself iu (his  iioi-tlii-i-n cliii!'-. 1Ii.il* his power I) "jii curtailed in the aditiiiii.li'u'.iou of Ihe police  department o��" Ihi-.di-stf-iel:' Wo don't, think  so: but llio f-vi'i'ts tii.it huvo jsoiir- by in allow in^ n i-i-iriiin.cl in walk out of our i-okuo's  galai-j wool.I ls.i.I the public to tlio bullet'  lluit in tin-, i-onn-eisti.ui his superiors -.lore  i-ci.poii-.ihli) siu.-o ( ho keep of'"a. priso'ier in  tiiis district is tremendous. Was hu shorn  ol the power of taking records, records and  record:...' Did the,' take nwny his power of  collecting log.roi--.' lii-onso., irotn tho uiiloi������  tiinale individual who was minus beans und  b.it'ou, ii'id who; lo obtain 1 ho.c*. was compelled to take lo our park-like lores! ? - Not by  any mean-,, bid they-emf-iil "his authority  in the mailer r>l cx(cudi'i.r tliesBiiio'i to Ihv*  l.lthut .In no? II tlifl.'.Iiiiiitsr extended il, upo.i  ���those rajonim.'.-i I itio-i w-is tan. done? Did  tlio VI1 'ii,tor ot din ���.* t'ike ta<3 udvii.'d or tls��  Conmii&.sioi.er for Kootenav or Allan. It is  huj'dly likt'b li1* ..onl.l n-k Pr-i-a-lout. Uru-  gei- his advice a. to r.he propi-Kj!y oi oue.Mii't  or exlaiitlini- Llio close season in tins yart oi  the Queen's domain. '  Who is. the  uliuiotcr ol   .-lines?���Hon.   F.  Hume.  Who  is the Local Mi-iister oi Mines?��� S. D.  Graham. 1  'Wlio,eollocts the levcuue ot the district? ���  J. D. Graham.  Who .li-.iitii-s.i-s tlie revenue of the district?  ���J. 0. Gra.iiaui. ���  Who extended tlieelosc season lo Ju.ie 13th?  ���J. 1). Graham.        .    ��� ' '  Who  extended-tl:-j  olos? soaoon to July-1?  ���Hon. Fred, tlmno.  -Who   furnished  tlio   information  lor  tiii-,  extension?���T. D. Graham. - ,  Who, iurthcr extended tho c'.olo so-ison lo  August I'���Hon. Fred. [Turn9.  Who iur.iishcd the data ior siiiih an extension?���J ._U. Gi-.ihmn.  Since v. o have placed the vcspo-.iaibilit* , nov.  we would like to know the unexplained <- uise  ol t.iis oiitrasroou.-, extension i-om tno.itli lo  mouth. We finite understand the first and  second extensions. They wore made solely  for the purpose of allow mgtlie nomads lrom  helow an opportunity to reach this golden  shore in time to secure a chum. Some came  and some didn't come; they ha\e all hail ample time to conic iu- by July 1st. Hut w hat  under the heavens caused the third extension? The Royal Commission coul.l ha\e  KOiio on with its ;��ood work rcKardlasi. of  season and not interfered wit'i the workina  ol the claims, iiiners uu.l the public generally have lost laitb. iu the ;;o*-erumo:it.  .V11 iidmiuislratio'i apiua; the moo:. 1.1 her  inoiitiilj   cliau;ces  is not one to i.ispiro prac-  fICT  1   ���>  SURPRISE LAKE,  V</V*��AAA)A^A'VV^A^^���%VV,wA^v*V'V'',  .Sleeping Bunks, I-Jcarly Meals, Best Liquors and Cigars.  Visitors have the use of. boat or canoe for .fishing on the lake free of  charge.    Special terms from Sat'urchiN' io Monda3r.  -I  -J o  Wholesale Deafer h Choice  On Firs I Street,  Next to.^Dclmonico Kcstaurznt;,  AUin.i B. *C.  the  t'ance of  himself on  portunity.    With  fjome friends he  ���;he then opposition. When .Mr.  5wx.it.lin was call-id'upon-and formed  . si cibiner he made -Mr. Martin Attorney-General. From this moment the latter gentleman made  himself felt. While these things  were transpiring Sir Wilfrid Lau-  rier ' was consummating a plan  by which the 111-1113- disputes between Canada and the UnicedStates  would be amicably adjusted. ' A  joint commission was appointed and  a preliminary meeting held-at Quebec. From there it adjourned in  Washington. While this body was  v-a session the legislature of British  Ccfoirrbia was-called together. This  tvas Mr. Martin's CviDOiLunKy..   H^.      , . ,       ,.,,.,    *    .,     , ^  , ,        .-,,.    T,-,- .* ,.        ,      j'.ioalmeu   wi-ii   reliability for the   future.  knew that ir oir \vtl:nd coaid-imke? WhM slll.olj, call tl,0 tll,tl.iut have, i.. the  a   SatisfaCtOrV   arratlgeuieilt   foi"   the 'Hace  of  the  third extension, that the season  settlement of these disputes the  Liberal pariy,might go the country  at the next election almost sure.of  ;   the  success.  Such  a  measure  alien bill, lie realized, would have the  effect of rous-'ing the ire of the  Americfius and they i:i turn would  corincl the American comuiissioneis  to exact such stringent eo-idilioas  IhaLSir W.Lr'iricl Laurier coalci r.o-t  cam i'iv wi'ste tliein.  h-til not be furllur jiostpoucd?   None w hat-  evjr.  Ijiw.- on. >oti  princely scatters, and damn  the man who tiis>f cries, 'Open the season.'  22amm����39 fs$��&y ��%m8<$-ih  ,   -     of'/JeaSy  OlSGOYEriV, ��T- ����, TODAY*  ���Judses���Willimn Virkers, .1. 1'., li1. M. G.  .r. I .otiiertlulc, .1. lJ. rirenu.ni. '   f  (Jierk oi tne Course- Chas. J'. Oubridf-e.  rii.n-tfcra���dipt. >V. itiiut. Col. Pom so, Alos-  tj it' Hoops, ill. D.  FpcsejraeTS  eif  Evessf&B  Oration to h,j di-livered at 10 a. m. l*y .fudi^e  Wood, and ftiohnrd Ii'eUride, -M. 1J. P., m  front ot the Pine Tree Hotel, cast'end ot  .Main Stieet.  10:20 a. ii*.���PutLiii" shot, 1st, -*il3: 2nd, ?.").  10:11 a. in.���Sauk racp, 1st, sja: 2nd, S>."'.  11 a. in.���ToisiuK Cab.ir, l^t, -*1S:  2nd, *>7.5!).  ll:2ii n. in.���li.(i jni'l-, race,1st.  i20: 2nd,y(i.  il :1j n ni.���Thro \ ui,^ no lb. wei,-^iit, 1st .yO;  2nd, s").  ��� 32 m.���21)0 yards- race, 1st, J.20: 2nd; ���=,!().' ,  I ::iJ p. m. ���Pule  vaultius, 1st,  -s2D: 2nd, -jlO.  i.M p. m.���I'i o id ,iuni]j, 1st, -sll): 2nd,' S").  2:20 p. ni.���Hop,* skip and jump, l��t, -iW: 2nd  rsT- .  ':40p.m.���Ituiinin^hiph jump, 1st, $10; 2nd,  ,5:00 p.m.���Quarter.nile pony lace, under  1") hands, 1st V2U: 2nd, $ll).     ,  ".' :"i.) ii. m.���Gol.i-paii.iiii^ race, 1st SIC); 2nd,  *��"). ^ "    .  8:10 p. in.���Ladies' nup-'ret i-iieo (50 yai\ls),  1st, bii-. nutjuet: 2nd, small iiupr^et.  1:0') p.m.���lialf-nulc hor��e race, open, 1st,  1,11); 2nd, sij.  1:2,l ]>. m.���Tus:-of w nr (Discovery vs. Atliu  and Siirprist-; <-i^*it men each side. -Jin.  4 .1J p. m.���Open air i-round lrieudly box-  t'i'4- contest (featherweight) for ooint-.; win-  nr-r to take the purse.  ") y. in.���Tightrope iwhll.ms exhibition  across- Pine creek, 1-0 feet siisiieusion, by I-'.  M'Neil, late of P. T. I! h'ihiih'o circus.  Si>. rn. ���Frank 'Writton will meet the famous Dick Case in a irieiiilly fi-i-ound cou-  tt>t. This will uuiloi.blcdl} bo snitt and  well worth seein,-;.  Grj'id li.ill in Kinney's hall from 9:!!0 to 12  o'clock.   Tickets ^l."J.    L.irliea irei*.  .1. 11. T!i:sspll has kiu-11*. donated lour  pisues ol the celebrated Gilmore Hand for  the ball at Disco*, or> on tho 1st.  -*->.  Will be celebrated '       _    ���  in >  ATLIN, B.-C,-  Choice Program of -Sports  The   Committee   have  DISCOVERY, B. C:  Joe .funeau, v, ho founded and named the  tow n of Juneau. Alaska, died at Dawson in  Al-iv. tl��* was ail work on a rich claim tr.v-  in,--r to make his (itth fortune.  LIST YOCJR  it was an easy   1/XT3  AT  ?natt��T ju:>t thc-n ' to show  the ni"r-  chauts of \'ancouvcr how trade \var*  to be turned from tliis new camp in  their   direction,    linns  deceived a  numbi-r of them urged t'ue government   to adopt  tlie  mea-mre.      In  c.i-icus, no doubt  Mr. Martin nude  much   of this jioiut.    The caucus  gave its assent aud  it  became law,  with  all its disim ie.4t co:i-;e jueuces j��  oi" re Midialioti.   'Notice the result. |_  Shorth' after th? uress l)eg;n to re-j ~  jy.>rt that the joint commiv-vo'i could";  not   agree   aud   since:,    even1 body'  knows, negotiations were alino*c at!  an end.   Fortunately wiser ccmsels j  prevailed,   aud such   arrangements |  muie-that the coiuniis5".o:i will meet I  ag.iiu.   Tne .'brego-ng we believe to  be the true hisloiy of the Alien bill.  The meas.ire in  no  sense reflects  the sentiment*; of the people of- British Columlv.'i.  Raat & Jo  ilea,  OLDEST  ESTABLISHED  BROKERS  OF ATLIN.  Agents for the John Irving Na-  ation Company.  PiCARi. St.  Atlin, B. C.  J"L-LIiS   IvGGERT  S'.vis  When you come to Discovery  Take shelter under the  Fincsl  of Liquors.  Goo-l stabling.  CHAS. R. OUBRIDGE,  Mgr.  Good dini.-iir room run  in ct*:iiiL-.:tio:i.  H. CVKOELLOR, Caterer.  fit! OF  i&uu/Tn  First-Cia-is Goods  Aud   First-Class   Service.  Rates Reasonable.  Choice Wines,  Liquors and Cigars.  JAS.   H.   RUSSELL,    Proprietor.  Has charge  ments  AKlill.  r government iustru-  o  i'i:--;  : street, Atlin.  The clean-iii) nt Daw .on i-imi iii'iit-ed J.laj 1,  n-id mi. promisi ij better th-iu tlie mod ox-  VftiCu-t loolied foi".  WSwdaws  &$,@8.  Cheaper t'uin auv .I"iiler ��-II sr-ll them in ]  Afli . .i'ii/1 ��� any *i/." yo-i or 1 >r -.. ithiu threr ;  i.mil's, til.i., eiic.i|.-'*r rn i-i mt> bo I.v can "\l i  it. Pri,-**: hsl-'. 2/c: lil.\12. 2V-. -;oo.l as.ort- i  ii'i-i.r of lai-.rer si/.i--,. Ijo.^.-s, any sivse or ,  s| s li-. made to oi-d-'i- on short <iiiti.;e. Au> '  iund o: a-iiM iile.l. si-1, et"., n id  done  riifht. j  Siiop ii'i nortn 1st ��lr<*r.t, ii.-ui* Oisi-o\erj St. j  3. a. V/-N  DEUSEN. I  ! GRAND PRIZE BALL  Will be --hen in  On the  NIGHT OF THE 4Til 0? JULY.  Ilest oi Miisie.  .1 new Jioor li.ii been placed in same and  w ill be in line d inein^ condition.  Prices Kill l,p uwa7-(led to the bt-^l la.lyand  f>putl< mail wallnei-s. _  Cvii;l*nii-ii "si..")): l.i-'ii-s lrci-.  arranged  the.following list of sports for which  good prizes will be given.  PUTTING x6-LB. SHOT,  FIFTY YARDS DASH  PUTTING 56-LB: SHOT.      '  ONE HUNDRED YARD9  DASH,  PIE-EATING CONTEST.  �� ��� -  QUARTER-MILE HORSE '  RACE, . " '' "  220 YARDS  DASH,  RUNNING   HOP  SKIP   AND  JUMP,  HURDLE HORSE RACE.  .POLE VAULT,  300 YARDS  DASH,  RUNNING  BROAD JUMP,  DRILLING CONTEST,DOUBLE,  RUNNING HIGH JUMP.  Comk One. Comk All.  Enjoy  Yourselves.  OTEL   IRVING.  Newly Furnished.  lJii-st-Class Accommodations.  Wines. Li'iuors. Etc.  A. K. .McPONALT), Propiiotor,  UisCo\ ery SI. ,iiul l-"ir,t Avenue.  ���A  i  \\  m  W  I  S*S^!acJ^Ua��iP.T[WliTv^Bll^^ >"       .* I-  -      ,1>.  ( )  W  ATLIN,   B. ,C,   SATURDAY,,  JULY   i,    1899.  ft  t  li).  ������I  il.  I  -'  I  I  ���'  v  t  4--  r  ?  A"  if  is    I  1 *���  si  V  er  AROUND Tiff CREEKS.  Mining (liirin-r the piist w eok has  been  at  fi standstill on iipiiiIj  all the creeks.   Pine,  Spruce  ii'ul  Hon 1 lor have sullVrt d the fat.-  nC the di'lu^c, and the last   nniii   working  on  lloul Icr,    I).    Patterson,    had    to   unspent!  oporiiiions   Siiiiilnj     oteiiiu".    Pine   creek  has   suffered   Ihe   most.   The  loin   lino ot  pumps that  could    be    seen ,woi-l:ing   two  v eelis ago,  have  now , with one solitni ��� exception, ontwely disappeared.   Flumes und  sluice boxes con II bo seen on Monday sailing  'uimwi  the racing jreok a(li) below and this  told  tin*  wi iter that  it  wits iiseb'ss lo hunt  mining new 11. -  A not lini' Incror iiccoti'il i 1-- lor I ho absence  ol  miners on  tho creeks is tho holding oi.  i-oiirl   in  Atliu. - As far as (ho Ci.ATM coi respondent   has buen  able  (o lnni-n  from con-  \i*i s'tliiin  wilh  :nliu>i i  tlioy ni-i-   nvrooiiblj  surprised  with tho il sciiioiis ol  tlio jud.-o:  bht  tin- lull ji-i-unu'ly luu i-onii (00 I'll 0 for  11 sncei-ssl ul yp.ison.  H.  A. .Ineksun, 31, 28 uii'l 211 helow, i-i-i-ok*���  Wore j-oinv  to   work  our ,,li action   lo-dnj  (Monduy) but the water drove us out.   Saved  boxes iiiu) limbers.   Men all laid oil.  .1. Copi-lmid, 27 below, crook���Not workiim;  w ashed out.  No. 25 below, i'i 1-okpjfu dispute.  II. Mnokuy, 21'bolow���Men with  lopes trying (o savo v,mgilum.   * ��� v  Al ( Officer,  10 below -Diim  wont out this  morning (Monday.)                      ,     (  ,           .  Behl Bros.. I'i below���Men patching- up dam';  ,tlieipul? c-lril.-n with a wheel loft.^  W. T. HevpiiiUCjNo. 1 be-low, bench���Took  out -JillOO in three days with two men working  rockers. <  Fred.  Miller  and   McLaren, diseovoi \   on  Pino, lost the heal out their wuigdam on  Monday'moi lung.'  '      ' ......  On,Dr. Mitchell's claim, 10 above, 300 feet  were dingged oft t'ae w mgdum by water.  One of the best uualihed men to speak on  mutters pertaining- to Pine Ci eek, its rise  and its fail of water, is Kenneth McLaren, a  Pietou Co., N. S., boj. He came iu w itli Fred.  Miller in June, last tour, and is one of the  founders of the camp." "Wre had no idea lust  y ear .that the w utor w ould be as high as it is  to-da*," he told your'correspondent. "The  lushest water we had last y ear w us ou the  . 12th ot June, and to-daj it,is six inches above  the highest mark recorded. The only thing  wo can go by is a big lock in the creek between the bridge mid the cabin. Wlien we,  came m iu Juno last year there w as no ��uow  ou the hills, but now there is quite a bit and  this accounts foi the freshet. On the loth of  Jul\ last year we wadded acioss. but thij  cannot be done.to'-day ," he'concluded. Like  the rest of theTmi lers, the*, are waiting for  the wate.'s to leoedc, so as to allow of their  property being w orked.  head the list, while the small Kami) includes  2S5 ul -jas mis, lour utbbits, tliioc loehuelis,  lr)S hares, lb i ed deer and Ki wood grouse.  Appended to the list :., an explanatory state-  mont to the effect that tfie bus would have  been much larger had the TC'iisOi- not .-one'  lo tho Hob 1 aud.  iianpoi'or Willi mi, doubtless, never heiud  of Atliu district as a sportsman's paiutlisc-  The duck, conspicuous by !i-.s ab,i*;icd o.i tne  royal bill of iaifi, woull have linen a top  notcher, pi ovided," of course, he had a licenc;  and stoo I in w ith (he local cio,\ -ie.( hcada.  THE PASSENGER LIST.  The toIhnVing is t ho list ol passi-uj-ors arrived in Atlin during the past week ou the  Scotia:  Saturiliiy, Juno 21 ��� ili>9. C, L. Il-n-bor, C.  Mc-Kae, Mr,. C \ljtti-, Mim. Ito iiil.U, Tom  Unpaids, Win. Ferguson, A 1��. Howard, I1'.  S.voenia, .1. II. Patten, J. S. Murphy. "  Monday, Juno 20.���Mis.'J. Wythe, Seattle.  Mrs. floi-rou, Vaueoiivoi-; J. Stci-i-v, Jules  Ijjgoi-t, Mr*. E-^ert, Seattle; V. F. Hlpvon-  son, A. 11. WhiMlu jfliam, A. V I'row-n, A.  lb own, Thos. Aui-oen, G U. Thorns, ' G.  Ciossaii.  'Thursday,' June 29.-0. M. Walkei, Geo.  fiii'i-, T. K. Payne, W. A. Wilson, J. Adams, J.  O'Noil. P. Jackson!  STOP -WHERE    THE   -MINERS    STOP. '  Anzer?s> Discovery HoteS  ,Cor  Discovery and Second Streets, Opposite Mercliants Bank '  of Halifax.  Pru ate rooms for ladies. Best Wines, Liquors and Cigars.,  '     FINEST    HOTEL ' IN ' THE    NORTH.  Auction sale of claims even' Saturday night at S, p. m.    Music every  night at 7 p. m/undcf the direction of Mr. Jack Harrison.  -Nothing Too Good for the'Prospector.  Have your mail addressed to R. C. Auzer's Discovery 1-Iote), Atliu, 13. C.  Skookiim House, f.'oif Cnhiii; Hcimolt Hotel, I'euiictt; Qinnii Citt Hotel, Qui tin City, 15. C.  '  A. G. Brownlke, M. A. l.\ M. E.  Rl: C. LoWky.-A". M. I. C. E.  A NEW DISCOVERY.  CONSULTING'  ENGINEER  Civi  m  c  iiymum:  carefully  examined   and reliabl}' re-  flgHK  Glaeiep Creek the Latest to Reveal  Its Treasures.  A new discovery has been made on Glacier  creek by J. D. Chase. lie' was allowed discovery on J uue 22 by tho. recorder. Glacier  ci eek heads into Two Jack about 3")above.  To reach it m the shortest direction Birch  should be followed up to the hist left hand  foik u*id from there over the range. Mr.  Chase show ad us a very nice looking pios-  pect.  ~ ���"      "Discovery-- Motes. <    ��� ~  Fi om Our Correspondent.  S. Gamble, on his way dow n from Wright  Ci eek last Friday night, w hile crossing- Pine  aboto Pino City , lost his mule and trappings,  The last he saw of the animal it w as turuins;  somersaults in inid-stieam.  A case ol thievinsr occurred on Sunday at  Discovery,w inch for unadulterated gall,takes  the cake. A'stote standing: behind a cabin  iu'this town was picked up bodily and carried away \\\ broad day light. The irate proprietor is oil the track of the thiet, and if he  finds him there w ill be trouble.  The lous-coiitnmed hiirh water on Pine  has, with one exception, suspended work on  the creek claims. The exception is 16 below ,  which thanks to Fi auk Uehl'snariow gau<re  water wheel is still in business,. The old-timers w ho put their faith m the ancient w heel,  and laughed ot the tenderfoot's plant, aie  wondoiiiig as they look,at the wrecks of  their wheels w aero the I.1114I1 comes in.  The pushers of Disisoveiy ��� Messis. Ou-  bridge und Letheidalo���waited on the Gold  Commissioner on Tuesday and as a result of  such wait obtained -?2()0 for street improvements.   Ask and it shall be given thee.  Dreaming' of Home.  It comes to me often in silence,  .   "When the firelight splutters low ,      "   ,  When the black, uncertain shadows ,  1 Seem wruiths of long ago: ' \-"  y  Alw ays with u throb of heartache,    * 1"  ,  That thrills each pulsive vein,  Comes the old unquiet longing 0  For tlie peace of home again.  I'm sick of the 1 oar of cities,  And of tho faces cold and strange;     *  I know w here there's w armth and w elcome,  And my yearning fancies range  Back to the dear old homestead, *  With an aching sense of pain; '  But there'll he joy in the coming,  When I go home again.  Mining PropertyyoL all kinds-  ported on.   ' ,  Plans and estimates of cost of equipment of Hydraulicj and other  Mines-carefully prepared.      ��� - >    '��� i- -   , ' ���      '  Surveys accuratelyimade, (Levels Run, Plats, etc., furnished.  Water Rights Guaged'and applications'made for same.  Agents for the Axllin District for      ' <  ���'.    cXMPBEU/s'jMPROVED .HYDRAULIC' ELEVATOR'.  -���AND  '     ' a '  SIMMONS'.BALL-BEARING"HYDRAULIC MINING GIANTS.;  As well as for all other Hydraulic Plant.  v.  Pearl Ave.,- Opp. Post Office.       '     . Atlin', 13. C.  Correspondence solicited. A  < <i  s I  ���If  -' <U ' ~  i J-  ,1  - , v''   \ , '  -*��� *       -.  ' .      I"'    T     ,,   "  ---���^  ��� -   " 1  ������    -,    'Jl.  !���-    SI  -    ' V. >  -      'A  ^ :.:,''>.\  i   i'.yi   ���  * ,u-  '.- '-���/   ���'I  When J go home!   There's music  That never may die aw av,  And it seems the hands of angels  On a my stic harp ut play,  Have touched with a yearning sadness  On a beautiful broken strum, <  To which is my fond heart w ording,  "When I go home again." s  Outside of my darkened w indow  Is the gi eat w orld's crash and din,    *  And slowly the autumn shadow s  Come drifting, drifting in.  Sobbing, the night wind murmurs  To the splash of the autumn rain;  But I dream"of the glorious greeting  When I go home ugain.  ���Eugene Field.  ��. I. PI  FUNKRAL     DlRlvCTOR  Emdalmkk  AND  Third and Discovery,   .Atliu, B. C.  . i  Bodies Embalmed foi Shipment a Specialty .  ' Orders o'n short notice.    '  All kinds of Fiineiul Supplies at reasonable rates. ���- ' ' ���  ��e�� .  All long-term prisoners now confined in  Yukon stockades will be sent to New Westminster.  Furnished Rooms and  i . .  Grill Room in connection.  ^ ,.  HAYWOOD    &    BYRON,  ���    '   Propiietors.  Enjoy home accommodation  by stopping at -  .The  Choicost Honors and cigai s  in the city. Table and beds  unsurpassed.   Meali at all hours.  ���  J. Maker, Mana-jer.  Corner' 2nd and Discovery,  Atlin.  THE INTERNATIONAL  HOTEL.   *     k  Good Liquors,       Good Wines,  Fine Cigars.  A box op gold  Alex. Godlre*, representative of Thos.  Dunn iu Atlin and iuteissted in a creek  claim ou Pine, is seiidiuc out a box of gold  to the him at Vancoiuer. This, no doubt  will na\e tho eflcctof com iucinir the web-  footers on tI,eccoast --hat theie is lots of gold  in the disti ict. and that ii the brakes that  weie put ou at the lust session vicie only removed, main such shipments would iind  tlieirwuy to the const. As it is to-day the  Gotei-niniMit and its ring-tuilcd pets aro  fast killing the most promising section of  Hi itish Columbia. Here is the lettering on  the box.  GOLD.  0/5. (lw t. gI-3.  11! 17 2.S  Valued at >l(i per nz.-*.J,182.,l"7. l  --or Tho-,. Dunn & Co.. Ltd., Vancomei, B.C.  .Most oi  tins gol'l was taken  from  Pine,  a little from   Muskett Creek and some from  Spruce.  -THE  Has moved to new offices  Corner Second and Pearl Streets.  Gold Assayed, Purchased or  Taken on Consignment.  WILLIAM AR-A HUNTLJt.  ,  The I'orlin Impel ial ollice lor regulating  the afhuis ot the chase 1-us sent to each of  the ciowned heads ot I'ui-ope a handsomely  bound voltimr. containing a categorical statement showing (ho i-t-oiilts of the Kaiser's  game bag during 1M>'. It shows that His  Majesty bagged S07 head of game during the  year while attending the dillereut court  shooting    parties.      .VmetWwo  wild  bonis  Exchange sold on all the principal points in Europe, the United  States aud Canada.  Howe & Olsen,  Frist and Discover 3',  Pr.prietors.  Atlin.  Government Assay*0ffice.  The Vancouver Board of Trade  gives notice that the government of  British Columbia have established  an office in Vancouver and that the  banks and merchants will negotiate  the certificates issued by the government assayer.  CHARLES E. TISDALL,  President.  PINE CITY.  Good Liquors,  Good Wines  and Cigars.  Beds and Meals a Specialty.  LETHERDALE'    &    BURTON,  Propiietors.  - V,"  Hostelry  Thoroughly Equipped Assay  Opi-ice in Connection.  Competent  ATLIN,  B. C.  Nurse    Attendants,  charges. ,  Moderate  Piivute wards ioi male or fpnidlp  patients  I^RINCiPAL   BATH '-'HOUSE  AND   LAUNDRY.  Best  Equipped  Establishment >  in -Atlin.  Lake Street, near Sawmill.  BISON'S VARIETY STORE.  Carry iag a  larje stock of  Stationery, Tobacco, Etc.  Ladies'   Wearing  Apparel  is   a   Special  i"eatmo.  First and Rant Streets.  ��0S2 0ABI&,  Bo ��?��  A spot where the weary sojourner  can find rest..  T. TUGWELL, Prop.  WPJHTE&.  Partner with ��2,000 for half interest in good hotel business iu Atlin, Ii. C.    Apply thi-. office.  Bennett and  At!in Lake Mining  Divisions.  Notice is hereby giii*n that an ext-nsion of  timr-, dm m-r w inch all Pln'-er .Mining Claims  legally held in the nthu Lake and I'-Minett  fj'iku Mining Divisions are declared laid  01 er, has been granted to the 1st August,  1VJII.  J   r-'RJJD IIUMU,  Jiiimstei of .Vinos.  STOREY,  Yrholosule Dealer in  IDLERY. I-TOUSE CLOTHING,  P.icic Saddles, Etc., Etc  Hastings Stipjt. Van -ouver   II. C.  |l.i\  SHSSfaUmlSSkai  mmmmmmtm t"^Bk-*3K��K<5*��fci^ --X^ST ��� ��� :t . .����������������,  ...... , ..        .,,,    -- -���  *'  "..'     ���'./,;-;'.V' ; ���:���' ^ '  V '      '        -'.-',  ^BSffiK&^KISSIS'SifeiJ-l  "' I    '���ti  ATLIN,    B.C.,   SATURDAY,   JULY,.,,   1899.  li"  !!  ��'���  K"  !���;.;  ft-'  fe.  Iii * *-  I' '  If'5"  I-* i1-'.'  '���^   I,  PICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  Tent tor xale -.New, never been put up,  Mx.'l.   l,i>(|unv at Tub CIIjaCM office.     '  Cum in in ir* & Mellaril ion for Hue gent's I'ur-  nfstiJiigs -tail boots and shoes.  .Just   i-ei-elvml at   Cuinniiiigs A Kielinrdsoii  ' u line Jiwe :i{ clot liing and huts.  cKi-auk .nilfer. inn of Vuiii'ouver's star lu-  ci-nsse players. ur rived  by' Thiirsduj 's boat.  Dr. II. V.. Voiing.- tt'ho left here some wiv-ks  ' ago, Is in Niiiiiniiio, where he TVunt to iittpnd  hid sick hither.  lid. Gin-don. architect, has prepured plans  for substantial buildings lor tne Northern  and Irving hotels.  The first reports of the loss in the big Daw-  sou fire were grossly exaggerated. The loss  is now figured at s.57(i,t)00.        ,  - William Bennett, a brewery man, killed  AmoM Bi-eninei-,' of Seattle, with u bottle  i*iiring u quarrel ut Dawson. '  Mrsv Hert'on, wife of C. E. Herron,' accom-  poinhed by her little son, was a passenger  by the bout arriving here Monday.  .Church of England services will be held  - at corner Trainor and Third streets un Suu-  duy ot 11 a. in. and 3 p. m., and at Discovery  at 7:30 p.m.  The early part of the week quite a lurge  amount of gold was deposited in tho local  banks. One man from Wright brought in  ll>7 ounces. ,  R. Shortill and F. E. Blackwood, the life of  Surprise Luke, left for Victoria on Saturday last.   They are coming back in the fall  - when bear and other big game,.is less disturbed by the ubiquitous prospector, i  Col. Steele, of the Mounted Police, has discovered evidences of an organized band of  highwaymen who intended to attack gold  trains bound from the creeks to Dawson,  and escape with' their treasure to the  American side.  The Arctic Brotherhood held their regu-  lur weekly meeting on Tuesday and the following new members were initiated: E.G.  Garden, C. It. Oubridge, H. H. Harris, James  Wallace, Duncan McDonald, Angus A. Graham, J. r.ethordale, F. Marquis, Win. Rudolph and Capt. T. H. Worsiiop, The secretary intormeM us that another such a list is  ready for next Tuesday.  Hotels doing business under canvas roofs  is'a thing^of the" past iu Atlin. The new-  chief of police issued orders the beginning  , of the week that building conditions had to  be complied with and thereupon closed up  six hotels. These were the Exchange, the  Irving, the Northern, the Halifax, the Central and the Olympic. In most cases the  proprietors are going to build.  Alex. Godlrey went overtoTakuon Thursday to interview John Irving about freight  he bus ou the road betwen Vancouver und  Atlin. He tound out that the Dyea tramway-  hud broken down and the White Puss road  hud tuken their teams aud horses off und  pjaeed them on construction. The John Irving Navigation Company is doing all in  their power to bring freight through, but  since they cannot get it at the other end of  the line they are powerless in the matter.  A'greut many mining accidents are reported from Duw son. The aic in the deep mining shafts is very bad, and the warm weather  has caused u number of disastrous cave-ins.  kuioug tho deaths reported are: Frank J ui-  berti: L. Avrie.St. Louis, surli.oatcd in the  shaft ot the Gtvld Run claim: u-Germun miner named Hoi-lit, suffocated on a claim near  the Clin' house; li.'A. Simpson, New Brunswick, from scurvy.. Among the seriously  injured in mining accidents are Edward Mc-  Cormiek, John Johnson, Cesurru Pusuttu,  Andrew Nelson and Sandy Roberts.  People who w-itiiessed the open-air bout  at Discovery between T. W. Lillie and Tug  Carroll on the 24th of May will huve another opportunity of resting ttieir eyes on  them at Russell's pavilion hull the evening  of the 4th of July. The previous contest  proved that both men were gamesters und  no fiasco in their make up. A double pro-  grameis uuik��u. iced Sor Uic evening of the  ���itb in tin*, )*ivit!on_ A tlauce w ill take pluce  at tho termination of tlie boxing match and  those intending to see the glo\o contest  should b.J on hand promptly at 8 o'clock.  GOOD PROGRESS MADE.  The Judge's Decisions Give Gene-  ''    ral Satisfaction.  Several   Important   Points  posed Of.  Dis-  D0.?I[KI0��M D*Y A.T DiJiCJVEIlY.  Wom3n Sunning for Nuggets Where  Gold  Abounds.  July 1st - Dominion Day -is the great Cuiiu-  di iu o-ie, when Canadians meet to Icixurolj  toss the caber, try eouclusioiis at throwing-  a mountain ucross a given liiu-, or seeing  how close to heaven .they can go by their  high-standing jumps. The day marks the  unification of the British North American  provinces into one greut whole. It is the  Camxlian Fourth of July and tho day is  celebrated from Prince Edward Island on the  Atlantic to Dawson ou the Yukon.  Discovery, the town standing sentinel over  Pine creek, is not .sutislied with one day for  its progrum, und so is consolidating the  Canadian with the American one. Perhaps  they have just lieui'd of the proposed Anglo-  American alliance and putting into practice  n consummation devoutly to be w ished. The  program for to-duy, appearing in unother  coliimu. is one to do credit to moro pretention* sillagcs, and one event in particular,  the ladies' nugget nice, is no foreign importation, for it cannot bfe indulged iu outside  at c-juutries where they grow nuggets.  The work of the commission is progressing  most satisfactorily und the manner in which  Justice lr'.in^ has handled the cases und  rendered his decisions has inspired the confidence that ull disputes will be settled ou the  grounds of equity. Several iinportunt decisions have already been rendered. Discovery  ou Willow huh been refused. In cases where  claims were .staked along the bunk of the  creek according to Runt's instructions und  not according to the act His Lordship decided that they could only claim the ground  inside their stakes. '  HATUUDAY, JUNE 24." * ,  Scott,vs. McLaren���This ,will be the stun-'  dard case of the cluinib staked according to  N. W. T. laws.  I-. K. Scott located on 10th August, 189S, as  a creek claim, but Rant refused record. He  made several applications, but it w'asn't until the Zlst of January, 1899,'thut he succeeded  iu getting a record. " When he staked it there  wus one stake ou the upper side showing  that it was McLaren's Mo-foot claim. Scott  staked the upper pun of .this because Mc-  r.uren had two claims ut one ,time��� the discovery and.the one under dispute. There  was no otner stuke on tlie claim, except McLaren's. He located it in the daytime uud  w us helped by a man named Campbell.    '  Kenneth McLaren for the defence said he  was one of the original discoverers. He and  Miller staked 500 feet discovery, and then he  staked No. 1 above for himself���23U feet-  while Miller took the next one above, and  they got a record for l.UUU feet in ull. There  was some discrepancy ubout the duteof stak-  ing, but on cross-examination McLaren said  that they staked discovery ou the 2ath ot  July. They didn't relocate under B. C. laws  when Capt. Runt put up u notice to that  effect. The reason they staked under the N.  W. T. law s, wus because Capt. Strickland put  up-a notice that this district was in the  Territories.  Miller, McLaren's purtner in discovery,  gave corroborating evidence. _ *  Capt. Strickland gave evidence of having  issued the grunt'for u-l|0U0 feet claim to  these men, hecuuse he thought this was in  the N. W. T. He had no doubt they were the  discoverers.  Capt. Runt, who was Gold Commissioner  and .Mining Recorder in 1898, suid Miller and  McLaren were the original discoverers, and  he allowed them to remain, promising them  thut they w ould uot suffer, but in the meanwhile referred the matter to the government. He also ordered the mining recorder  not Jo record any 100 feet claims ou these  250 feet claims.  L. McKiuuon, G. D. Johnson and surveyor  H. Dixon also gave evidence us to the staking and tlie position of the stakes and the  dates.  The case wus adjourned until Tuesday-  next ut 1(1 o'clock.  Arthur Tiunett was granted a record for  the Junction bench claim ou Pine.  MONDAY, JUNE 25.  Atkinson et al vs. Young brothers, represented by H. L. Smith, re Snowball bench ou  Pine. This is for a record of the foregoing  claim. After very brief evidence in this cuse  an order wus made directing tlie issue of a  record of the claim to Atkinson and his  partners. ,  S. Weitzniuu was grunted records for the  Rosie and Weitz-nan claims on Spruce.  Before court udjourued today His Lordship granted un injunction restraining Miller  from interfering with the dyke ou the upper  end of his claim.  Patterson vs. Wilson���Stagedriver claim ou  Willow. This cuse wus ut first defended, but  wus eventually settled out of court and u record ordered to be i3sue.l to Patterson.  W. P. Grunt got an injunction  restraining  Mrs. Smith  from  working No. 11 below on  Pine, pending the decision of the title.  TUUbDAY. JUNK 21.  Negus vs. Grahaiii et ul. This was a cuse in  which Negus claimed discovery ou Willow.  It begun Monduy afternoon und continued  all day Tuesday.   Discovery was disallowed.  WKDNbbDAY   AM)   IHUIibDAY.  These two duys were occupied hearing evidence on the Willow creek claims. Argument wus set for Monday afternoon.  A. A. Graham, Wm. lieho, J. C. Dillow, Paul  W. Law, Thos. Wustie, Richard Dillon,  Robert Patrick., J. D. Graham, J. O.Walsh,  W. H. Vicker*--, A. G. A. Robinson ull gave  evidence us to the staking, locations and the  question of its being u creek claim. The  bulk of the evidence tended to show thut n  well doliued creek w as there.  ���THE-  Merchcints Bank of Halifax  INCORPORATED   lSf.9.  Paid Up Capital  62,000,000.00  Rest   -   -,  $1,250,000.00  general   Banking  business   transacted.      Gold   Dust   assayed  ,   purchased.  Drafts issued and money transferred to any part of the world.  The First Bank to Open in Atlin*  W. A. SPENCER '   Manager Atliu Branch.  and.  P. BURNS <��. CO.,  Wholesale   -   and  -  , r  Corner   First  Retail   -   Butchers.  and   Pearl   Streets.  Builders' Hardware, Miners" Supplies,,  Tinware,'  Graniteware,  Etc., Etc.  ' ���   TINSHOP  IN  CONNECTION.  THOS. DUNN  & CO. (Limited.)        ,:  FIRST STREET  ATLIN, B. C.   "-  Lumbert vs.  FlilDAY.  Anderson���Flora,  13 below on  HOTEL   GRAND   CAFE*  Private rooms for parties.  Night lunches our specialty.  Fresh goods by every steumei  RICE 4 HASTTE.  PARSONS PRODUCE CO.  - FOR  -  Butter, Cheese and Eggs, Canned and  Dried Fruits.  Largest Stock in 'Atlin.    Prices right  First   Street.        -   . .    :        -!"',',       Atlin,   B.   C. .  Pine. E. A. Wurd, called by Lambert, testified to the claim having been staked by  Anderson.. �� ���  S. E. Ritchie went over the ground about  the 8th of Murch and staked the ground. On  cross-examination he admitted thut if Lumbert won the case he would'share in it. It  was also brought out in Ritchie's evidence  that the claim was staked late in the afternoon. Anderson for the defence stated that  he located on August 12th. He went out on  August 17th and came back April 3 and found  his post down.   He put in another.  The petition was dismissed w ith costs  agaiust Lambert und the judge remarked  thut he was surprised at Lambert's audacity  in bringing such a case into court.  Schultz vs. Harrison���Standard on Boulder.  Sehultz hud staked along the creek as a  creek claim. Harrison staked as a bench.  The petition w as dismissed the 3 udge stating thut Harrison having bona fide staked he  cannot be deprived of his land.  Pioneer Auction Mart  GREGORY   &  Auctioneers.  Aution Sales every  and Saturday at 2 p. m.  CO.  Wednesday  Good prices realized on outfits.  c.  FROM McKEE AND BOULDER.  Bently Jones,  who has interests on Mc  Kee, 30 above, and who makes regular weekly trips up this creek, brought down 35  ounces on Saturday us the result of last  Thursday's clean-up on this claim. This  represented iiye men for a week.  The same gentleman ow ns ."> below ou Boulder and the Saturday evening's clean-up  netted :V) ounces, the same as the McKee one,  but in this instance it represented three  men's work for six days. One piece realized  ��38. All the cluinis in this vicinity are turning out well. High water wus the cause of  closing down operations on Monduy?  H  OTEL   O.    K.  Choice Wines,  Liquors and Cigars.  First Avenue.  WM. CUROE, Manager  HOTEL   GRAND   GAFE.  For an elegant "Fourth  of July" or "Dominion Day" dinner cull at Rice & Hustle's.  Fine steaks ul.vuys on hand. '  Ices, fruits, cakes, etc., etc.  Dinner from 5 to i).  LOST.  Elk's Tooth Link Cuff Button  somewhere in the neighborhood of  Russell's .Hotel. Finder will be rewarded.    Return to this office.  John Irving Navigation Co.  Direct line of steamers  between  AtlSn   and   Bennett*  The  STEAMER   "SCOTIA"  Mukes close eonnea-  .     tions with  the  STEAMER   "GLEANER *'  For .Eennett.  XXT7ALTER CLAYTON,  Notary Public,  Mining  Broker, Etc  Opp- Gold House. Discovery.  Grand KhRound Glove  Contest  Between  TUG CARROLL  Champion  *i*  Ueuvyweight of No*.a Scotia,  And  T.     \V.     LILLIE,  of Atliu.  To be Held July 4TH in Rus-  sklls Pavilion.  Doors open at 7 p. m. Bout to commence  at 8. Those who attend may bo sure of getting full value for their money, as this is no  fake.   Admission .*>1: reserved seats >-!.."HI.  ALLAN & CAMPBELL  Headquarters for  Fine Boots jand Shoes,  Rubber Boots, Miners' Pros-  peetors in endless Variety*  ���\Yesl side of First Street.  LW  i  u  (I  1  Jlif

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