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 -   ..j'": \\ -(.i"v.* ,'  9  j*">.  JUL 10 1905      *%"'f  ���6'  f   X    '" ' O* ''J  VOL.   T2.  ATLIN,   B.C.,- SATURDAY,  ' JULY  1905.  N.  itr  TELEGRAPHIC.  Red   Flag and   Bloodshed at  -Lodz in Russia.  -   Over 1,200 People Killed In.Riots--  ' Crews   of   Warships   Mutiny  and , Have  Charge of Boats���  Japanose Assume Oifensive.  J-l'l'I'.OHAI, TO  Till'.   OI.AI.M.l  New Westminster, June 27.���  The local team yesterday defeated  Seattle l>y 9 goals to.2 at lacrosse.  Seattle June27.���It is feared here  that the steamer Edith, now 18 clays  out from this' poit for Nome, has  beeu caught in the ice floes of the  Behring sea.  /rite steamer City of Seattle sailed  north yesterday with 87 passengers'  and a " full cargo of general merchandise.  St. Petersburg, Tune 27.���A general sliike has broken out at Odessa  aud there has been much bloodshed  aud disorder. ; It is officially reported that 164 people have been killed.'  Other estimates give a total of 500  ���" dead at Lodz. ' '  St. Petersburg, J une 27.���General  Linevitch reports heavy rains and  that his forces have been driven in  south of the railway and at the valley of Tsi'.me. The Japanese-re--  stimed the offensive on the 22nd  and drove back a Russian squadron.  Warsaw, June 28.���The red flag  of revolution has been raised herein  sympathy with the victims of the  rioting at Lodz. The situation is  approaching -open rebellion aud  there are three bigSoiiaiistic parties  in Russian Polland well organized  and armed, but the authorities  claim they have 110 chance of succes.  Lodz, June 2S.���The governor  has proclaimed a state of seige here.  The victims of the late outbreak  now number over 1,200, and' 343  Jews and 218 christians have so far  been buried.  Simla, India, June 28.���General  Kitchener has been given complete  control of the army in India. It is  reported that Lord Curzon has resigned, or will do so.  Odessa, June 28.���The crew of  the Russian battleship Kninz Pot-  erakin, lying in the roads here,  have mutinied and murdered their  officers. The mutineers have threatened to bombard the town. All  work in this port has been stopped.  The Black sea fleet is expected here  today.  Chicago, June 28.���Three armed  inen held up fifteen women and-ten  men in a Dearborn street resort here  today and secured $5,000. The,  robbers escaped.  . Portland," Ore., June 28.���The  better class of Chinese merchants  doing business on the Pacific coast  from Vancouver lo San Francisco  are in this city at present organizing  to aid the. boycott of American  foods  in   China until such time as  O  better treatment is accorded their  nation by the United States.  Vladivostock, June 2S.���Japanese  warships, believed to have been torpedo boats, were seen on the horizon  Ihere today.  Vancouver, B. C, June 28.���Mr.'  Fraser Yorfcc, the Canadian customs'  officer who* was shot at Sumas ohl  Saturday, is now out of danger.  Halifax, June 27.���The Canadian  expedition for the Hudson Bay will  embark on the sealing steamer Neptune here today.   ,  Ottawa,June ^8.���A Conservative  'caucus held today resolved lo hurry  the prorogation of parliament:,  .which will likely occur about the  end of July.  Hon. Clifford Sifton has beeu presented with three solid silver salvers  by the employees of "the'Immigration and Land Department. .J: H.'  Smith, immigration commissioner of  Winnipeg, made the presentation.-  " North Vancouver/June 28.���The  municipal council last night passecl  the street railway and light bylaws.  The agreement calls for five miles  of a tramway.   ' -'  ,.Odessa,'Jtinec29.���The whole of  the quays, all the buildings around  the'-hafbor and much shipping is in  flames and large mobs of incendiaries, assisted by armed forces, are  ���preventing the.-fire brigades'Troui  working. The troops are completely "terrorized and afraid to approach,  within range of the Kniaz Boteni-  lv-iu's-guns:"  It is rumored that the crews ' of.  four battleships have mutinied at  Sevastopol and that two of them  are on their way to join the,.Kniaz  Potemkin. A huge mob has'broken  through the military cordon and  looted two large warehouses. .Tonight the Potemkin moved closer to  the breakwater with her guns -still  trained on the city. '    -  St. Petersburg, June 30.���The  Black sea squadron was clue to arrive at, Odessa last night, and a  battle with the mutineers may occur  at any moment.'  generai, wires.  On  Friday   night  of last   week  three masked men held up a Feruie  hotel aud secured $57.  France and Germany are negotiating the Morocco controversy and  have hopes of peaceful conclusions.  The C. P. R. intend building a  $100,000 steamer to ply in the trade  of the west coast of Vancouver  island.  It is proposed to raise money by  subscription among her army officers towards the re-building of the  Russian navy. ,;���,.��� c  The British parliament has authorized a loan of $100,000,000 for  the extension and equipment- of  railways iu India. -  A man named Richard Smith was  drowned on June 23rd while attempting to cross the Yukon river  on horseback near Stewart.  At Flint, Michigan, a few days  ago a  man   named  Jas. McCounell  attempted to shoot Vice-president  Fail banks ol'the United States.  .Cable advices state that France  has got tired of interposing in behalf of Russia for venting her spleen  ou the inoffensive shipping of other  nations.  , The Dominion government has  appropriated $10,000 for making  experiments with the electrical process of smelting ores and manufacturing steel.  ��� At 1 Portland, Ore., last week  Judge! Tanner testified that he had  agreed- to perjure himself   so 'as   to  p'rotecj: Senator Mitchell, who was  011 trial charged with laud frauds.   ' ���  --'A log raft containing 10,000,000  feet of spars and piling -will this  summer-be lowed from-San Francisco to Shanghai. The raft will  represent a cash outlay of $400,000.  At Ottawa last week Hon., Geo.  E. Foster openly charged that 25,-  000 acres of land in the Northwest  have been grafted by R7C. McDonald,, of Winnipeg. An investigation  is being-made.  ' It- has come to light that B. H.  Haskell, who died a-few weeks "ago  at Philadelphia", and who was head  6t/a banking institution under his  o.w'n name, was a forger to .the extent-of.$1,000,000. - " '-���  \f             . ���                     ' - -  The'body of S. Bingham, an ex-  mayor of Ottawa!*'was on Saturday  last found'drowned in-the Gatineau  river ��� near that city. There is no  theory to account-for his death. He  left a fortune of $500,000.  The hottest railroad fight ever  waged in parliament is now ou at  Ottawa between Jas. J. Hill and the  C. P. R. Hill wants to gain an  entrance to'southern British Columbia but the Canadian "road is trying  to keep him out.  Canada ,has asked the English  authorities to be allowed to adhere  to the trade treaty of 1S94 between  Great-Britain and Japan. The latter has stated that there is no objection to Canada becoming a parly to  the arrangements.  Russia is to have a popular assembly consisting of 500 members  who will be elected for five years.  All legislation, lo become law, will  have to pass both the assembly and  the council of the empire and then  receive the emporer's approval.  The national parliament of Norway wauls peace with Sweden, but  will adhere to her action in dissolv-  the union. On the other hand the  Swedish ' newspapers openly advocate.war with Norway and urge the  ���mobilization of troops to demand  that northern -Norway be ceded to  Sweden as compensation for the  dissolution of the union.  -See  Large assortment of lamps.  Regan. ,    .''���;"  Just arrived at the Atliu Trading  Co.'s stores���Large lot Fresh Eggs.  If you want a case drop in and ask  the price for cash.  , Yesterday's Sports.  < -��� ���  Discovery  Won   at  Both  Baseball  and. Football. . '  The baseball match at Discovery  yesterday afternoon brought out  many lovers of the great Ameiican  game. The Atlin nine went to bat  first aud succeeded in going out  without a run. - At the end of the  2nd innings Discover}' had n runs  and cAtlin 1. The game resulted  in a win for Discover}',with an tunings to spare, -the score being 11  to 6. The latter part of the match  was well contested and afforded lots  of amusement for the many spectators. Mr. Mobley officiated as  umpire in an able manner/  Immediately after the baseball  the football' game took place, Mr.  Woods acting as referee This was  a hotly contested " match - and went  to Discover}' with a score of 1 to nil.  The smoker in the evening at the  Nugget   Hotel  was   a   pronounced  success,   mine" hosts'Johnson   and"  Durie   doing   everything  to make  their guests at hom'e.  If-yesterday's entertainment can  be taken as "an earnest" of today's  there will certainly be things doing.  Mining  Not  es.  ' Mrs. M. Millei-.had a- very satis.-,  factory clean-up on her Spruce  Creek claim last week.  "Mi.'D. Todd I^ees", of Vancouver^  and formerly of The Claim, staff,  came in ou Wednesday to.look after  his mining interests. "  Mr. Paul Kruger had the painful misfortune of breaking a leg  while working 'on"Miller's ground  on Spruce last Monday..'  '"On account of a shortage of water  several mining companies near Daw-  sou have offered to subscribe liberally for a rainmaking experiment.'  The steam shovel for the Northern Mines, Limited, will be in ou  today's boat and will immediately  be hauled to Spruce "Creek. C H.  Nissen and H. 13. Cameron, who  had a lay on the company's Spruce  Creek claims, surrendered the same  this week. Their last seven clays  run netted in the neighborhood of  $3,000.  Lewellyn Glacier.  The excursion given last Tuesday  to the Lewellyn glacier by some.of  his friends in honor of Mr. David  G. Stewart, previous lo his departure from the district, was much enjoyed by all. The Scotia left the  clock at 7.30 a.m. and proceeded  down Torey inlet, to Glacier bay.  A lunch was' served ou arriving  there, after which many of those  present made the trip to the glacier.  The steamer returned to Atliu about  10 p.m. Although the day was a  little cloudy all of the seventy-five  guests-were loud in their praises of  the trip. Mr. Pilling helped with  his music wile away some of the  hours going and coming. I  ATLIN,    B.    C,    SATURDAY,    JULY    t.   1905  The Atlin Claii  Mi  1 MR /Y.1 UN Cl.AIJYl is puulishco cvcnv Saturday  MonNiNc. MAn.ro rnci: to any part or the  world foi 00 cento pi:n month ; 53.00 pen  vcmi. ADVcnnnifJc nr.TCs : 5.1. 00 pen inch each  i.��cr.nnoN;  r.cno\ng notices, ss cent% a linc  KT-rClAL    HATES     OTJ    APPLICATION*   o<^   .1015 PRINTlNli :  OILL-HCAD3, Pt)r.rCH&, VI �� I'I I M 3   cards,  UrTTCn-HfADO, PROCnftMHCB,        ETC.,   ETC.  ordc.is  nnoMPTLY  crccutcd.  P Fl| C F.G    M O D i: F* AT 7. .  have work there must be ground.  When people find out that they  miiiU either "fish or cut bait" there  wilPbc fewer flimsy applications,  there will be more work, and the  camp will prosper accordingly.  11 Iff!  tm .  k3.  SgtiSBiaS^HiSU  THE MINING INDUSTRY.  TlM*.   ATMN  C-I.A1M    I'UIITjZKHINC  (Jo.  \V.     I'ol.liA l.'D.     (tKANT,       l��lMTO.<-MAN<UiKi.'.  ntv. mxuu.**-���'u�� =.'  ��;o^k:ihsi  n .3 ro^^mrv >i ji^u xikikm j  THK LAY-OVKI-L QUESTION.  ,Now that the open season is here  when claim owners will have to  work,., lay over or abandon their  holdings, it is safe to anticipate the  ���usual annual crop .ol" applications  for lay-overs.  Under the Placer Laws a miner is  entitled   to hold claims for Ihe purpose of winning the  gold   tlurein,  and    for    no    other    purpose.     A  claim   loses  its value when tlie cost  of production exceeds the output.  '  While it is true that at times conditions make it practically impossible  lo   work, certain  ground,  it is  also   true .that   many persons hold  , not only one but many claims without   ever .making any boni fide attempts   to   work   the   same,  even  though   conditions   are  most favorable, shutting their eyes to   all   op-;  portunities   thai    do   arise and   of  which they could take advantage.  To us there is only one conclusion  to be drawn. When claims are held  ironi season to season, and sometimes many seasons without any1  eilort at operating, me. owners relying solely on obtaining'a lay over���  neglecting to work themselves and  refusing even a fair lay to others���  our opinion is that they are afraid of  their ground proving useless and of  thus demiuishing the opportunity of  some sort of a.hold un.  The Gold Commissioner should  look very warily at all applications,  and more especially those for claims  laid over from previous seasons, and,  where it is at all possible to work  the ground, such applications should  be refused instanter.  A person should not hold more  ground than he can personally work  or arrange lo be worked, and ihc-  "lay over" should not be abused  and made a means of Lying up what  may be productive ground under  operation of practicable men.  Those who hold ground and play  ' the   dog   in   ihe  mangci  While little is said about it, there  is no doubt that on  the   whole   the  mining industry iu British Columbia  is on a sound and progressive basis.  From   nearly every  mining  section  in   the   Province  come ficqucnt reports of existing   mines extending  operations and new mines beginning  to add to the tonnage output 61" ore.  The 'speculative, period, when   the  buying and selling of mining shares  was   more   thought   of than the development of the properties of which  these shares weresupposed lo represent    the   value, has passed   away,  and iiiatteis have settled down   lo a  solid basis,   Foreign capital is again  seeking   investment   in   mines that  make a favorable showing and   notwithstanding the difficulties and obstacles that have made the development  of our mineral wealth somewhat slow and   disappointing', there  are   frequent   announcements   that  this   mine  or   the   other has paid a  dividend lo its shareholders.--Van-  couver News-Advertiser.  WllY SBXIl OUT WHf..N  YOU CAM CUT GOODS AS JUlllS.U' 111-1*1-. ?  Atlin, Nugget and    Grape   Rings   ami  ull  kinds of  Jewelry liituni-  fnetiired 011 tlie premises.  Fine Mew  Stock of   Watches,  docks,  Jewelry   '"1   Discncnc's  Wiitclics from Sfi.OI) up.  Silverware, Cut Glass, Hand Painted China, Souvenir Spccr.s.  *T  &   31  ���-     ATI.IN  AK11   m.SCOVKllY,  WATCHMAKERS   AND   MANUFACTURING  JEWELERS.  They   are   Waiting,-for   You!  m  ��air gaums  Hats and Bs**? Goods,  FULL  Gas'stets asesl J-totsso FaErnSsRrnetgjs,  LINK    01-    1JOOTS    and   SHOES,  also    001.D    SI?, A I,    HIP    CUM  aji-1 .-I-I3 truiur-jMM**r  HOOTS.  ���I Discovery^ B. C.  IUIII  '��  ATI,IN,    !!.   C.  SHELF AND  HEAVY   HARDWARE,  T'n and Granite Ware,-  Miners' end Blacksmiths' Supplies,  Doors and Windows.  FdErncCesre aesd HVIaiSrcss Fa&tesB'y.  Canadian Pacific Railway Company.  a-v*^ ���>*. -it^ihAw:  ALASKA    ROUTE   SA'UINGS.  S. S. PRINCESS BEATRICE,   -    Junk 12II1 and 241I1.  THE   MAKING   OF McINNES.  Ottawa Free Press:. With a-"message to Garcia," young Governor  Mclnnes has been despatched to  farlhest north of Canada. On the  tender side of forty, the mettle ol  Mclnnes is lo be tested in the far  away gold country where many reputations have been wrecked. Out  into the West, and towards the  frozen Norm, lie lias gone, a goodly  sample of the strenuous Canadian  and, if he fails to encompass golden  prosperity with a contented and.  satisfied'electorate we will be inclined to ask, not what is the mailer  with Mclnnes, but "What is the  matter with the Yukon?" For'Mclnnes���he's all right.  S. S.  PRINCESS MAY, -   .      Jonic  iSlh and aSth.   '  Sailing from Skagway 3 p.m.  Direct  to Vancouver  and Victoria.  '   Trnnsportiii!-  I>.v rail or steamer to Scuttle without extra ulini'Ri*.  We -rive riuick service.     No intermediate calls. "TUT      "O      T~^\  For rates or information apply to      jLJl.    JT3.     JL/till 11,  ���'    Ajiont, Slcauway.  FIRES AT DISCOVERY.  s*' are no  better than the class commonly  known as "Blue Printers."  Il is tine ihat all of us have the  very human tendency of looking too  leniently upon the failings aiid  short-coinings of our fellow man,  and this tendency has been taken  advantage of by many claim holders  Sawmill Burned  on  Saturday and  a Bush Fire on Sunday.  On Saturday evening last a fire  broke out around the boiler in the  sawmill at Discoveiy owned by II.  E. Kuffner & Co. Tl.e buildings  were burned to the ground and, although the belts, saws, pulleys and  some of the small fittings of the machines were destroyed, the boiler,  engine and planer escaped with a  bad scorching. The lumber and  logs were saved. The loss will be  about $500. The citizens of Discovery turned out aud, forming a  bucket brigade, soon had the lire  under control.'  On Sunday a bush lire started  west.',of Discovery between Pine  creek   aud   the   wagon   road.    The  THE WHITE PASS & YUKON ROUTE.  Through   Line  from   Skaguay   to  Atlin,"   White   Horse,   Big-  Salmon,  Dawson and all intermediate points.  Finely appointed trains daily, except Sunday,  between Sttsguay   Caribou  and Whitehorse.   Carry Passengers, Baggage, Mail and Express-  TIME   SCHEDULE   OF   FIRST   CLASS   TRAINS.  No. ".���North Hound. I  No. 2.���South Hound.  il.KOii.in. i.v.       SKAfifiAY      Ar.   l..l'ip.in.  2.10 p.m. I���v.       CJ.UIIHOU      I.v. ll.f-0 ts.111.  4.110 11.111. Ar. WIIITK HOKSli I.v. !).:��) is.in.  TIME   SCHEDULE   LAKE   STEAMBOATS:  l..euv(i CAltlllOU 5 p. in. Tuesday!,.      Arrive A J I,IN II a. in. Wcdne-idii.is.  " !> p. in. I-Yitlays-, " "        il ii. 111. Sat unlays!  I.r-uvo ATI.IN 5 p. 111. Mondays, Arrive UAUIIiOU '1 11.111. Tiicsiluvs.  " "        R p. in. Thursdays. " " 7 11. 111. i-'riday*.'.  150 pounds of lm-.ririi;ro will lie cheeked free with each full lure ticket nml 7.1 pounds  with each halt fare ticker.  ���l'iiHseiiirer*. must '.o at depots in time to have Hnmrane inspected anil checked.  Time Schedules isi-e uiilijci-t to cliimuu wit liout notice.  S33P"     Baggage   Bonded   Through.  . b'oi-   iiifoi-miitifin   relative to   I'lishenKi-i-,   1'i-cifilit,   Iixpres*. and   Tcli'Ki-iipli l.utct.,  apply to un.v'aj-eut ot the Ooinpan.v or to  iM.J.H.WHITIf.G, K&l'.A., J.  LI FSCC M BE,        It. 1). PINNI-O, .Usl. G. I'..-. P. A.,  Agent. Atlin. .*ilta;;t:a.v   Aii-sku.  Vancouver, II. 0.  fu,n��r/^-MKu.3=Mun.n  The Reliable Shoemaker,  -   -   -    Discoverv, P. C.  Rubber Boots ci Specialty.  K.  \TI  o   jl.^0   BARl'ER SHOP  I-'IUST STIiliET,      -       ATLIN.  F. SHIELDS,  Prop.  'I'I 10 l*(4l li rooms r��rc riiiiiilly ns ^fjoil as fain  in   ...ties.    Privnlp   Kiitrnurc* fi)r lmlii*s.  fine. Cite Hotel  DISCOVIiRY, B.  C.  A Strictly  First-Class   Hotel.  Diuing-Kooni in connection.  Choicest Wines, Licjuors and Cigars  ED.   SANDS,   Proprietor.  Balmoral Hotel,  Discovery^ B. C.t  who,   preferring   to   hold   ground  crew  of the North Columbia Gold  rather than'to work it, have abused  the confidence of the Gold Commissioner.  The lime has now come, in tlie  interests of the camp at large for a  change of policy. Much of the  easier ground has been, worked out  and the- greater portion of the re-  ��� maiuder is held idle. To keep people here then- juusl. be work, and. to  Mining Co., Ltd., under J. M. Ruff-  ner, manager, got the blaze under  control   alter   several   hours   hard  fighting.  I   Have   Re-opcnud  The   $%��y&8  'Laundry   Oil   till!   Wllll'I'I'l'OUt.  .Moii'h SniK .Mi>iiih<I and llopaired.  All Work (Tiiai-iiiileeil.  tlooil.s.(lulled lor .-ind Delivered.  (Jiinh (in  Delivery.  ."'-,'Ml*S.   M.'Fcnn,   'Proprietress.  Miller & McLaren,   -   Proprietors.  We   JiSsas   So   PEcsisa*.  Finest Liquors and Cigars.  Good   Stabling.  lijito'  mgQ,  ��� ��� A. F. .&. P..WI.  Ite^iilni-   eoiiiiiiiiiiieii-  - liii-.i.s h>jld ou   the   lira,!.  Tliiirsduy ol' each iiiouth  in  tin)  A. O. U. \V. Hull,  'J.'liird Street.,  Vli'iilini.f hi-etlii-en eonliitlly invited.  Proprietors.  Discovery.  It is figured-at Fairbanks that the  production of the Tanana this year  will amount to $8,000,000.  l'or anything in the furniture line  see Rea-fxn.  THIS HOTEL IS STOCKED WITH  THE   BEST   OF   GOODS  OPKN DAY AND NIGHT.  San*.  Johnstone,   ProBt.  FI RST-CLASS R1CSTA UK A NT  . ���   IN  ���       CONNECTION.  Ik-aduiiaiiers   for JJijion's .slnye. /���  ATLIN,'   I?.  C,   SATURDAY,    JULY   i,    egos  ATMN   TRADING   COMPANY9.Ltd.   AJ_^sa and'atscovERr.  Oar Stores  in   both   Towns.-are  now  fully stocked   with   full  - lines .in   Groceries   and   Dry   Goods.  A.T. Co.. LfaS-  A. S. CHOSS, FroSttScnt.  SCHOOL-CLOSING.  Prizes and Presents Were Given to  tne Pupils.  ���   .Some   twenty of  the parents and  friends ol" our school childien assembled til the .school   on   I-'riday, June  23rd, to witness the final  examination exercises pi ior in ihe closing ;.���!  thai   iiiriiilmion    for   Hu-    summer  vacation,    and' we    in usl  s;iy   thai  those who at tended  were agreeably  suipiised   at   ihe  marked advance-  11121.1   which  ,has   beeu  made in all  branches under Ihe able( tuition   of  Mr. M.R.'J.   Rc-id,    who   has   had  charge   of the   school   for  the past  year.  Alter the examining exercises  bad beeu compleLed Mr. F. VV.  Dowling, _ chairman of the board of  trustees, presented the prizes, which  consisted of valuable and. aonropri-  ate books, lo the winners of llie  rolls of honor as follows: For proficiency, Miss Ethel- Pillman; deportment, Nellie Thain Stables;  regularity and punctuality, Hasel  13. Haitshorn'.  A special prize given by Mrs.  Dr. Young for composition was won  by Hazel B, Hartshorn.  Each ..pupil was then given a  cloth bound book as a present.  Short speeches of congratulation  and praise of their general efficiency  were then made to the' children by  'F. W. Dowling, Jas. Stables, Dr.  Young, M. P. P.; Gold Commissioner J. A. Fraser, Rev. E. Turk-  illgton . aud Rev. V. L Sceplioii.��6ii.  Dr. Young has offered a prize cf  a Winchester rifle to the boy making the greatest progress in all  branches of study during.the ensuing school year.  Following'is a list'of those who  so generously donated hooks- as  gifts lo the children: Dr. Cameron,  ' F. W. Dowling, Herbert" Young,  F. Shields, Jules Eggert, Rev. F.  L. Stephenson, Rev.E. Turkington,  John. Williams,' W. E. Fisher, F.-  Marcus,-J. Lipscombe, T. Sagcman,  C. R. Bourne, Win. Gass, J. E. W.  McFarlanc, O. F. Conley, W. Wallace Grime, N. C. Wheeling, Gus.  Bunnell and W. P. Grant.  you not Iii id these riches iu Atlin?"  almost, yelled the I-iciiehinau.  "S'es." quietly continued tlie- ma-i,  "this gold bluing rock we get fiom  The. Atlin Market Co., Ltd.  a mine orly one mile away, the si!-. FRESH    DRESSED    FVlEATS,  vcr   ore come-; from jth July cree  and the copper ore   from   Tore}- in-  Jul."    ."but   this, is   one _ marvel!"  ciit-cl   Ihe   .-unii-:ed  visitor, "you me  surprise, for.l'do study with'   iu-.:e!i  puiiis   tliis  report,   aud I see-s these  vords"���reading in broken English  ���" 'assays indicate the presence of  gold,   but   not in sufficient quantity*  lo admit of shipment.'    I no uuder-  Mand, it no nieiiiioii cue vord,   you  have   rich   gold   rock  like this 3-011  break1    Sacie bleu! ��� Now uie Iook,-  wat   it'  say    for   copper."    Reads,  "'Assays   low   values   in   copper.5  Quelle diable.'    But   I xess tlie copper - native   in   tlie   rock ���ahl you  funny English, you  me   puzzle   to  compreud ��� wat- is   wat?."      "It   is  lib    right,    Monsieur,"    cheerfully  broke   in    tlie  second man, "what  you   read   we   miners don't mind���  our Government is always so jolly  and kind,   but   they'like   to   make  jokes���it   saves  so   much   trouble,'  and   stops  the rash capitalists from  making .more money."     ".Ha, ha!"  laughed the distinguished foreigner,  "I now comprend���le tout ensemble  ���the politiques,  the comiques, the  finance,    the   miners,   are all iu the  play book���le jeu desprit!"  And, forthwith, our gay friends  adjourned to the Grand to rejoice  over their new discoveries and, that  important duty, performed, then  Monsieur���properly convinced thai  Atlin has been damned .by/ainl  praise���promptly wires a reassuring:  and amiable message to his anxious  clients 111 Paris.  also  POULTRY   OF  Ml.  KIWD5,   Dressed to Order.  C.   DOELKER     Mfir.sr.cc.  ISENWEI  -9  @rA  fQ  -SU>OCi-:S.SOK.S  TO-  THOMAS   ���&    BENWELLf.  Spirit  Tn  ip  mi  Vancodvkr, B. C,  *s?  ES>a  P. O. Box -102.  rvi^  HE  -TENA Y  HOTEL  m  THE   DINING-ROOM   IS -CONDUCTED   ON   STRICTLY FIRST-  :   ...  ' . CLASS   PRINCIPLES.  [  rfflE   G02LJD  OISCOVERY.   B.  *M C. ft Nisscn, Prop.  "USE,  F. 8. Wrong, Mgr.  Jies-.tanriiirt, in Connection  Under  New anil ('upulilc Miiiiujicmciit.  T  IE  -mjxev.  , ������<  L  Pj-opi-ictoi-c,  What is Here ?  In a prospector's c.ibiu on' the  lake shore of Atliu were employed  a man crushing quartz in a mortar  and a second man amalgamating  gold and quicksilver. Several  pieces of rich gold, silver aud cop-:  per ores were seen scattered about  the cabin. .A Frenchman, who had  just arrived from Paris, entered the  cabin wilh a book under his arm  and, a letter of introduction iu bis  hand. Pie presented his letter and  was waring' welcomed. by the prospectors, but on observing what they  were doing he, with uplifted hands,'  excitedly exclaimed "Mou Dieu!  Wat is here���-it is not the gold,  eh?" "Oh,'yes." replied the first  man, showing a piece of rock in  which the gold was freely visible,  "and you see these other rocks containing silver and copper."' "Wat,  The National bank' of Fredon'ia,  N". Y., has closed its doors. Many  families were ruined.  The town of Grand Forks, Y. T.���  has been considerably undermined  and several buildings, mending two  hotels, have lopp.'ed over.  C. PI. Gibbons, a Victoria newspaper man, shot and slightly wounded a man named McCready for being  loo attentive to Mrs. Gibbons. ���  ��� Nearly all the commercial guilds  in China have signed an agreement  under mutual bonds to forfeit 50,000  laeis for any member reported as  having purchased American  goods.  . Fool   &    Billiards,   Free  Freightim* and Teaming <&  Horses and f^M*s..for Hire:  TH'E"H����  TAU..MIHE   &   BENNETT,   Pwapi-ietoi-s.  Coi'i-ier Peart and First Streets, Atlin, B. C.  ��� -<.<<>��-.  NOTICE.  South A)-iii<;,\k Waii I.a.no (Jiia.nt Act.  (y*l HANTS  of  land   mucin   to   Volunteers.  3T tlieii- liiiiiw or assigns, under authority  ul' lliis Aet, ari- siilyeet, t�� ihe (.-onilitinii  thai,  sueli lands shall  have  l.een Keleeleii li.v t lie  HTiinteeti on or liefoi'o llio IIrut ilay of .Inly,  HlilB. ��� Nolieo is, therefore. hereby srtven tluit  ii|iplii;iitioiiN for swell lniitlKiiui*t, Ije illeil nt. u  GovernmentO/Heo li.v rliat, date.  'It.������If. GIII5UN,  Chief Coiiiinik-sioner of I.aiuls & Works,  liimils anil Woi-Uh lluim'i'tnwjiit,  Vicitorla, II. Cilith May, 11)05. , jolO*.  I  ie  Ejigi'ieers and Surveyors.  -i.il iiitowNi.iii-:, i'. f.. s., i). us.,   J. W.Moi-'AIII-ANi; ,c. Ii.  FIRST   CLASS   RESTAURANT   IN   CONNECTION".  CHOKES! WINLS, U!}U(KIS ANi> UUAiis fASil ��0��IJS A SW.OAI.l-r.  The- Canadian   Bank' <rf   Commerce..  CAPITAL    PAID    UP    $10,000,000.  ���   RBSi-iuvK,  .^3,500,000.  Branches of tfco Bank at .Jeattie,  ������  Sais Fran Cisco,  Portland,  Exchange soM orns silS PeHnits. a   A*' �� a  G01.1* Dust Pukc'iaskij-  -A.i:-jav Oi-i-ici-: in Conni-x-tion-.  D. ROSS, Manager.  \  SPECIALISTS    IN  Iraulic  NGINEERI).  VANCOUVER, B.  I^'O)  r      '  '"''���'���'HYDRAULIC'   GIANTS, WATER   GATES,  RIFFLE   BARS,     , STEEL   RIVETTED    pipe'  HOISTS,      MINING   CAGES     and    ORE    CARs!  MADE  TO   SPECIAL   DESSGN.  A.  C. HIRSCHFELD,   Agent for Atlin District.'' ��aiiW;at��ius.wJi-iSi---.���~~~-  yh^Mtj��&^  ".'���!?���"  ���fi.  mi  �����iXP^>  2".-���'. CI" -SATUitDYiyy^  �����C/  i i  pfesii..  frcilf  S?*J2Sfi! t13!&B.'& '' '��� fCl- P:  ���'���'caiJ*.  and also-  ;���,.,--����:;  '". ���y,-.":-i^���-:;���;:'������ .,'''  ���������'a  ���������:���  11&>*  &Mgm-  EL  -, '-if"   ! ' .: *E7-"v-."��"*"If"   ���:��� TiTT '  V0y-f:;y-:'-::-'':v|^T,||:.::T.:.,-'  y-   jLxJ-o.y Ja;y':'JL.jb-J!si���J.  rn.d/Mutte^'.  y:��'  '-%.  ~*J-:,  &  ^  J��-.  lOlfiJ  ��':  .^V^'^V f  y r'jfei/iZ^: y  ��EF-  i3.-anch,Storeoi.y SPRUCE   CREEK;  Local ,Eyents.;-'y  ;y:y ,'lrdhybedsfmattresses-and (springs  ���:.atvRegah''s.y:ytyy "yyy^y'y/: ,-  y!y --New stock of Lowney'sChbcolates  y ������ at C'.yR:-Bourne's.^  ': -'McDonald's;:;:Groceryy (makes Va  lyjGpecialt^bfyfresb'eggs andybutter.  yvyy-rArinburl's^S.tar'Haiu^  % ���; Ask 'ytlie*; price ;byr the"caseTprycasb..;  y^::;-:Mrsp;;yP^ter?s^bread-^^tbe  ��� y'tbe"��������� canrp^-eanybe obtained'at' Pilb  '���'lhan'sAtliiVaiid'Suruce Creek stores.  .'   If -you y Ay ant ;thc;-bestyfres.r fruit  ,ya:nd: vegetables;; goy tb; Wheeling's'  "Newystoclc. arrives-on every;,boar.ryy;  y   yTeh yytohs^oPy merchandise yyand;  ���'.y���t\vent3^:T^ve;'tpnsvbLmiil'ing'''���,'niachul-���  :'������ ery-y;arrived:  pery they' Seotiay yyyon  /���'���;XVediiesday..���.'���':'������'���--'-���..'v.--- '.y-; ;---���-'������'"���'���'-������;���-.''-*  :y;Mri.���'��������� John ';KirKland:yjlias>ytake;n-  ;(a very, his y   old '(stand;'':' ���'Kirkiaud  ^;.yHotei('l;andJtlie(H6u^  y liatural agaiu.yt,; y y..yy  (���;((��� ���;.Mts:-. Ay ey^Hirsclifeid'arid-daugb^  yy. ter;;yAvho yjiave-hee n? iUvVaucOuver  yysiuceylastyfall^ re turned; to; town;-on'  ' "Wednesday's-boat with Mr. Hirseh'r  y TieldV'wii6"'������liaci(lia'acle a ;business-r.trip  ;'.;������-tb Skagway.-;. yyyy ��� ��� y y.."  ���'(,������ Eargp; ��� shipment;,: of.; fresh... goods;  Will .".'arrive-;' slior'tly' for' Nat.- G.  y Wheeling.-���'"���;'   ;.*'���������������< -.-".  : y,y- Why ypay -as(much'(for- inferior  .(���'a'cconimbdalious [- when   tlie    Fifth  ,  Avenue-''Hotel-   of Skagway; offers  .  3'.ou the best at'the same prices.; - 4  -At   the' annual  school   meeting  y held   on: (Saturday,r June 24th, Mr.  y F. W. Dowliiig, whose term as trustee had. cxpir.edj-was; re-elected   b\'  acclamatioir for. the- ensuing, three  .������..years.;'.'.,...   ���',.;  Jusfr  arrived'' at'. ���:Atliir Trading  Co.'s--Ar ihour^sTla te Beefy Pickled;  .-Pork,.' Perk-   Sausage,.-; Veal,; Loaf,;  Chicken Loai,- Roast Fowl, Chicken  Tamala:. :.  A; Benefit Concert andy Dance;  yy', Si' Aid;o��.Mr. .E^'Ro^rs^  ,-���'"���' ,������������'-- -;������?;��� ,:'y>VilI l)B"'Hcl'il.nt.;'tlie".y' ;'>"-'���   (~*  ������.'yp-ugget   ttsW,   Discoveryiy...;;v:y  ;   :   ������:"-���'  ������������_-���     ; . y '    :'.;.:      ^- OS .-���..-. ���.-.���;:������ ������:'���'.���-:  ��� ' .;..' ': Kt': 3 -pym.   y    ''���';'"  iteft'cstunu'iit!,- Will be Sei-ved..  ���:������     New Arrivals; ":���'  I-iollowiug.. is a list of those who  li'ave'recentlyarrived per the .Scotia:  June 247���:T. Alice,>'M'r-!';' Alk'e,.S.-'  C. Elkington.W. II. Vass,- G. Pal-  lantine, Iv E. P6U.S-, C. A. Carman,  R..P. McLennan, C. Rose,-Thomas  ���Severn. June 28���Albert Mourot,  E. iCiickson, Gust. Erikson, Jack  Carlson, 1-rccl Nylun, John Smelt,  Jas. Price,-Mrs. J. T.- Regan, D.  Todd Lees,: R. A. Owett,"A'.'K.  McLennan, Mr. and Mrs. A. C.  Hirschfeld. ���  y ' Se\-enif newydesigns ;df :.Atlin"yiew  'postals at .C.-,R.y;Bouirne'H-;y,y::y.yy  y T.arg'eassprtnient ;of":Iugrainyand  ���\ValiyPaper;.-^See;Regan  ���i������-; For ; upiiolsleredybed-ioungcsy'at  ^correct prices^call bhyJ'._yD.':Durie;-:Xy  ^'.aMieyiatestMagaziiiesyandyipapers'  ;are;til,ways;;oir.liandat yP'illintn's.y.-:;  yyy:;Corney;;3'OurBeityy;andy^  family'br'frieiids to the ;Fifihy'yAyey  '.iiue':IToteb\vbe.n;:ni.;Sktig\\yayy.yC  .teous-' treatment'. ��� moderate;irate.^,  yexceilent service;   ; ";yy.-ya-y;.:i.y... .4;:,y  vyKicesylowertlianeverwas-known  -itvAtliiiyoiralbkinds^of GroccrieS;in  unbroken lots,;for casi^'yatthe^tjin  "iVadi ii|s:Cb! 's'ysvtbres---ATLiN; and'  ;D;scovKKY.;.y.yy ��� y yy:y;y .y'-yy;';; y^; ���y.yy--^  -:'yyL-isty;SaturdaS^X,bM^^ro  .a:uu;riber.,pf:trayeliers;.represeiitiug  yseveraLym:ins-,yfasy foilb\vs:y;;.;.Mr.:T..  EllisV 6f:Turner,;Beatony^  ington.yHudson's yBa^'yCo.;- C.;A:  'Carman:;3;;MdKa3S-Smithy.;&'C  ���EiyrpotteyySchofield^  A/'ass,yyG?eenslu'e[a|y& 'Gby--yG.;yBal-  'lai-U.ue; JyyW ������-Pecky&'.Co.y'yyy  :We.^Ba^y ��� jastyyrecei^^  \;''.fyy;..iyy:y;yy.;.yy..::y  ?E;yoij;want'.:fcesn.^  -^sr^r^x'  a^3ii^t?^^lM:;iti^MI^ffi:'  11  W'Wi  1 .11..ii ...i'iiiihi. iiir-i  te^jwwnowmw^aOTWt'i..^.^^-0^-^,.  Admission:;��� Gentlemen-.$v.00.. ...  - jl-r'-y -���Ladies^ Free..  NOTICE.  NOXTCE Ti-r h&reliy ttiven, t'hii'f tlie owners  6l''i!m".Mbn-Uiii<in".Icaseony Boulilor Creelti  will licit.bel-cxiioiiijibit- i'oi-a'uydehts eontiae-  toil by.-t.lio lay men; for labor ov suiipiiea.  ;.y:  A.S. CIWSS,vy ;  Atlin, June 2!itli,,���1flC.r).      ; .Manau'inir'Owuer.. ������  ,:���.���.. .y-l-Jin,.    ���",  NOTICE.  yr IlIvitEilV   GIVI'l   KOTrcK   .That  1  lia'vo  '-*-  solil out niy business both  at Atlin  uiui  Discovery to Harry .15. Ili-oivyn... .'  All   iiceoiiutu ilue  byiue  will  be  pniil  on  -iii-osunliitloii. ;  '..:. AM  iiecoiinls (Tne m.-v intist-be imiti'iir seli-  ��� tlodoncii-before l.-)th..hily. Il'il'ii  j|..l-:ii       ... .1. ll.-iaCHAItDSON.  R^ ' .W'hitf ieid,  SHOEMAKER.  .1^335;'Hastings'"Stree;t.';f^  ;i"-y,.y. \:y:y-y:-( \'x.^&jp&&p-&-'���.���-'^'������yy.; ���-'���':X:?-yy'y.yy'.  y- Mail''.Orders1; promptly yaUehdedyyt&..;;;;,,y;y:yyy;yyyy.;y:Kyiy;y:  ���Self-Measurement-Blanks;'ai)d.ySam^  !ATLi4M,:B:;Ci y ;  -'"���.���-'���'...-''-,.��� *-'���  yiy.yii'-y.y,':yy:��S?ry  Y::x;y^.'x^,''s^~  Ahcly;Weyare':;'Preparedy;  To;-;Fillaail Ordersy Fosy  m  >yyE):irjiensi0nf:y;d  7::?^tigMa^fi"��re:s$e  ���^Sliipl^  ��*?-  ESP*  W>-Ey AHI-; , HETTEtt   PRIiPAltED yTO  ���': v\';' TaUe (Jiire of 'Lai-ffo Orders on      '.  _S,\-yH^lf^---&ATSy  'Jllimi  A-ny "Hoiiso This Side oF,Seattle.       Perisluibles n Siieeinlty  " ���y.iK.cwaisrcrs ���'���-::-���y;'.-'.;''; ��� ..'.y...'."  Rose oPEIIenaburg. Butter .-.���'���-..Prepared Stock at'/Cahned Goods  Chase & Sanborn's Goffee.  ;Standard Oil Coi  O^Ss  Blue Ribbon Tea  -������: iDSc7"'Sat!sfactiori Guarantees..'  g'��oc��  'ins;:,vv.;  y.y-: ':sg?4GWAY,: #e.&$%:A*  -RndMrf  mil  ATLIN, B: C.  JBrew^B*�� ,&f iLs3��5��8?:��� "Be&sa. and. -'PoB^ter,  SMALL AND LARGE ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED.  i-Havo- Re-opcnetl in.my. clti,stand ca  FIRST ST.,; ATLIN..  t-Have >!ie lii->!, Lines of Miner-.' Hoots..  MaUiiiK llo'.ilM.to oi-i!i.i- Is my spei-lnliy.  Ki.'I>iih'.s.|Jt'��iii|.tly nml neatly ..-.seeiiteil.  i^-a��,--  ��  yn.eeiiog  CARRIES   THE  'I  Sbn^&^es^PQS-  is*   the: ���amgj.  ; �� Till; ;<pK4NP ��� BIOTE-t4.'.  DAVID   HASTIEr   Proprieto-*.  FINEST EQUIPPED HOTEL IN THE NORTH;'  EVERVTPIING  CONDUCTED IN  FIRST-CI^ASS 51ANNER.  lggs"tsS"SSate   Rcs��o3scrciBS$  ssi   GeszFieGtiem.  CORN Hit   I-'IKST  AVKNUI-:  AND   UlSCOVICItV  STlxUlvT,   ATI,IN.  r.iu.iciri��H��i-->< * .iti. a  W^^^-^^.^^S^J^^i:^Qm^ and: S^ fou Yowxdll  Pi vi  'l* *>����� -^;-"^*^  THE  Half-Way Mouse  Is a liavon for all'  tiavellers. TliKiiiealu  an fi-oe-inilliiiiv ami  (hi brnwers in tlie-  bin lis refreshing nil,  tlio ile-.v of t.ho;early  iiiiii-iiIiih:, An ' iileaf  Hiiinini.-i- ami v\ iiitei.-  resiirt.  (f  JAMES   CLARK,  L'UUl'KLii't'OK.  m  I'iS  m

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