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 ~^rjTi'"a-~->.  ���.   V'V-V "',3  Vo  -������ c-v  JOL^W"5"        i  o-y/  VOI,.   12.  ATLIN,  B. C,   SATURDAY,    JULY    i5)   1905.  NO. 313  TELEGRAPHIC.  Russian' Mutineers   Sank the  Kxii&z Potemkin.  FRENCH   SUBMARINE   BOAT   LOST.  Mon Clown to Pieces���Death From  Heat���;Lortl Roberts Depreciates Great Britain's Forces-  American Poachers Caught.  [til'UCIAI. TO THIS OIjAIM.]  -Kustenji, Romania, July io.--The  iiiutinous crew of the' bat'tleship  Kniaz Potemkin surrendered the  vessel to the Romanian authorities  on Saturday. The crew went ashore  as deserters from a foreign ship and  will be allowed to leave the country.  The battleship has been turned over  to Admiral Kruger. The officers  cabin had ' been stripped of every1'  thing and tlie walls covered with  blood.   .  Paris, July 10. ��� All hopes of sav-  .ine the crew of the submarine boat  Farfadet, which  foundered near I,i-  ���.zeita, Tunis, on    Friday last. ' have-  been''abandoned.    Efforts   made to  .raise the'vessel were ineffectual.'   -   -'  ''Harrisburg, Pa., July':io:���'Eight  meii were blown to.pieces and sev-  eral' were badly injured, as the'result of a premature explosion of  dynamite on the Pennsylvania railway, improvements near this city,  today.  Navasota, Texas, July 10.--A  toruacb struck heie'on Saturday.  Thousands of dollars worth of damage was done to residential pro-,  p-j'fty in this town alone.  New York, July 11.���Four deaths  and hundreds of prostrations occurred in this city yesterday owing to  the excessive heat.  Kustenji, July 11.���Before leaving  the Kniaz Potemkiu-the mtuineers  opened the sea cocks ana flooded  her hold. The vessel now lies on  the bottom of tiic Black sea, but  will be raised. 'The Russian officers  claim that a man named Matus-  chenko, and who was the leader of  the mutineers, himself killed ten of  the officers of the sunken battleship.  St. Petersburg, July u.���The  recent hoisting-or' the Japanese Hag  over the Saklialieu Island is the  first occasion of such a performance  on Russian soil.  Ottawa, Out , July 11.���There-  will be morning sessions and Saturday sittings Of the House of Commons hereafter with the object of  rushing the work in hand-ihrough  and of prorogation ' -next week.  Premier I,auriei\.; favors, the house  meeting in November, and the fiscal  yi-.-ar ending on-March 3'st instead  of June 30th. Sir. Wilfred -has said  Hint :��� no raihvviy subsidies ��� will be  granted this session. ���  rv.)iub:  .)"'  1 1. ���-  -1,0!(1.  Robert*  created an astounding sensation 1:1  tiic: lioiis-j of Lords ioiii;:'nl by his  dulibeiately expressed   opinion as a  ! ractica! soldier that ,thc military  forces of Great Britain were a I so-  lutcly inadequate, imperfectly trained and.totally,unfit to uphold Great  Hi itain as a first class power. \  , "North Vancouver/ B. C. Jiilyrr.  ���Three bylaws authorizing the  adoption of the agreement of the  municipality with the Biitish Columbia Electric 'Railway Company  to install a tramway, and for lighting and , power- systems, were all  carried with substantial majorities  yesterday. >"        -' ���  St. Petersburg, July 13.���It is  reported that General Stoessel has  been placed under arrest in this city  as the result' of ' revelations which  have been made before the imperial  commission' that has been investigating the defence and capitulation  of Port Arthur.  Nauaimo, B. C, July-13.���Reports from the Alberni constituency  state that strong socialistic influence  is being directed towards the government candidate, Mr. ' William  iMauson. Messrs. Ralph Smith  and William Sloan have arrived  from Ottawa' to take part'in the  campaign and a sharp contest is  expected. "        " "'  . Vancouver,' 13.' C'July 13.���The  Dominion Government cruiser Kestrel has captured the Seattle fishing  schooner North while poaching in  Ouatsiuq sound and arrived in port  today witli her prize-in tow. The  schooner had ten men aboard but  no crew list' or papers could be  found on her, which latter fact left  the vessel liable to;seizure as a pirate wherever found. 'However, it  is probable that the captain and  crew wili only be held on a charge  of fish poaching.  The City of Seattle sailed for the  i.orth yesterday with a-large excursion party aboard.  *    GKNKKAL   NKWS.  W. J. Buchanan, general manager  of the Bank of Montreal, died on  July 3rd.  The U. S. Pacific squadron paid  Skagway a visit during the early  part of the week.  M. Witlc has been appointed chief  of the Russian peace ambassadors to  meet the Japanese in Washington.  A tornado swept across a portion  of Texas and Indian territory last  week and at Dallas, in the former,  63 persons were killed.  Duiii'g the past (cw weeks twenty-four Russian officers have been  snot at St. Petersburg for refusing  to obey orders to go to Manchuria.  , The mining town of Gold fields,  Nevada, was almost completely destroyed by fire last Saturday and  Sunday. The loss will aggregate  $20,000,000. .   .  Former   President   Alexander  of  I the   Equitable   Life Insurance com-  pauy has returned .$250,000 received  by him as commissions, for   making  certain loans.  I The mutineers of the Kniaz Pol-  lenikin and an accompanying tor-  ' peduboat surrendered tothe authori  ties at Kustenji, Romania, on July  Sth. The crews will not be extradited, but the Romanian govern-  meiic turned. the vessels over to  Russian officials that evening.  The Japanese peace plenipotentiaries .left .Yokohama on Saturday  last en route to Washington, where  they will meet the representatives of  Russia early next'month.  On July -Stir the Japanese landed  troops and raised the Japanese flagon the island- of Sakhalien, in the  sea of- Okhotch. The conquest of  the island'is being rushed.  A report has reached Washington  that the natives of the Philippines  are at the point of open revolt on  account of the excessive taxation  policy of Governor Wright.  At Iiisley Eug., last week a' rifle  team of the New York National  Guards defeated the Westminster-  rifle team by 392 to 387 at 500  yards,-but at the Soo yard range the  Britishers won by "389 to 381.  ,' H. F. Gibson, a druggist, .and a  Mrs. Jas. Mitchell, both of Seattle,  went on a boating trip one day last  week. The boat was found next  morning floating upside down. The  conclusion is that they had either  been drowned or else it was a case  of elopment.'    Both were married.  Last week an eleven foot shark  tried to get hold of a boy named  Menzies who was enjoying himself  aboard a shingle bolt in shallow  water at Vancouver.. The shark  got stranded on a sandbar, when  within* a few feet of the boy, and  was killed by a couple of men with  pike poles.  ' The PVench submarine boat Farfadet foundered off Lizerta, Tunis,  on . the 7th iust. The crew of 13  officers and men could not be released, but remained alive for some  hours and exchanged .signals with  the divers engaged in trying to  raise the craft. A late report stales  that the boat has since been raised  and that all hands aboard were  found dead from suffocation.  ������From the- Recording Office.  Lily group, on Spruce, sold by  Prank Linton to John Amies.  The following ten creek leases on  Dixie creek have been bonded to O.  T. Switzer: Alice, Fred:-, Fvanga-  line, Lady Marguerite, Miuota, Ly-  dia, Florence, Udgarda, Ethel, and  Archer.  - The following hydraulic leases  have been posted as void: Yavapi,  Maricopa, Phoenix, .Eva,. Naomi,  Lulu, Ruth, Ldlo, Josie, Stibnite,  Meisner,-,on Spruce; Our Bobs, on  Otter; Fox, Kink Edward-VII, on  Snake; Aqua, Bore, Contour, Drill,  Oracle, orr Fourth July; Deer, on  Pine; Belfast, Red Lichtie, on Birch.  Staked and Recorded.  Byril, creek clr.im  on Spruce, by  John Ri'nberg.- .    *���     '  Admiral   T<;'.;;.���       v-vk   vi.iim on  Spruce, 'by Je.-.-k,-'.. ���''������������:���������  Miring: .Notes  Mr. E. J. de Lamarc left on Monday for a three weeks trip to Dawson City.  D. G. Stewart, who is connected  with the N. M. Ltd, leaves Thursday for a trip on the southern coast.  ' Mr. McLaren, who has.been here  since the 1st, inst., examining certain mining properties, left for Dawr  "spn on Monday's boat.  Mr. G. T. Rant, who has been  mining on Boulder for a number of  years, has taken a position with  the Northern Mines on Spruce.  The Northern   Mines, Ltd., have  completed   a deal with Messrs. Parker   Bros,    for  the' purchase of the -  latter's ground on Spruce creek.  During the week there   has 'been  great,activity irr construction on the  ground of the N. M. Ltd. on Spruce  and   the shovel and plant will be in ���  operation i'n about ten days or so.  J. H. Black, who is   working   a .  lay on    the   ground   of the Societe ���  Miniere de la C. B. on Boiilder, had .'  his first clean-up last Sunc^- arid it  was .very encouraging  from "every  standpoint. *  Mr. J._A. Quick,' jvlio  has   been.'  with the  B. A. D. Co., Ltd., leaves'"  on Thursday next for Philadelphia,  where he goes into business on   his  own behalf.     Mr. W. Haddou takes  his'place with the company.  Messrs. Ginaca & Co., 011 McKee  creek, have started piping and have  already got their pits well opened  up. Big results are anticipated-  and,_ if the- season does not close  earlier tlran-jisual, they will.be  realized.  The work on the Columbia Hydraulic Co.'s ground on Spruce has  at last proved the existence of a  large amount of pay gravel, and-  there is every reason for the manager, Mr. W. S. Gore, to feel sure  of a large clcan-np.  \V. Simpson, an ex-N. W. M. P.,  and Skookum Jim and'Billy Henderson, of Car Cross; arrived in  town per the,Scotia on Wednesday.  They have outfitted and started  overland for the new strike 011 Willow creek in the Nistilliu district.   ���  The dredge of the British American Dredging Co. on Gold Run, under the management of Mr. O. T.  Swilzer, is doing very good work  this season. The yardage of dirt  moved has been greatly increased  this year and from lesults so far obtained it'is proving beyond a doubt  its practibility as a gold getter. The  company's steam drill, which- is  kept busy ahead of the dredge, has  proved a larger ; extent of pay  ground than was first thought to  exist. By the end of this season  the landscape in the' immediate vicinity of the dredge will have so  changed that the original., lo'caters  ! would not recognize it.  . ."-'tabhrrf.vV. f.nmsdeii  cairy an A I '/."irfta*t^tf&cx, -*^��  'i'i ^-"iriatatesa,  w ��j��ji,i'a��iHis,airttai<u:  qm-iAuimnrM  iMS^Est;^  .t^^a.^^T'.^:-.-;^,  ATU'N,   B.   C,  .SATURDAY,    JULY'  15.  1905  The Atlin Claim,  ViofwiiMGs MAik.no rncc to amy papt or the  ���jycvv.p; ron no cen,ts nsn month : ts.co pen  ���*x**b*. f.ovict\rtftjNa nAtcs :��� ei.ooptiuncheach  t.rcr.cnTiON : heawnc notices, ac ccn-j* /v lime.  WCCI.AL   H/v^Cii,   ON,  AMPLICATION.,  To Search for Gold.  ���IOI1 IHJlCiTlNCi :  t,-sv*cn-.n,-ADCv KI��r.nAMMCS.     CTC, F.l>��.  orjoens  pno��PH.y  kvecctkd.  M1CES    UOUCIIATC.  '5uk A11,in Uiumm   Phui.ishinu Co.  'IV.    Poi.n.vi.-p.    (J��AST,  Ki>!i'on-.MAN.Afu;ns  *ujm����iLo.,>ii,uijiiuiiiMuiqi  The signs of activity noticed-in  iho freighting line have been very  encouraging and wo arc pleased to  arc port ttu��t satisfactory progress is  &eing made both with the Spruce  creek dredge and.the steam shovel.  Too much credit can not l>e given  to the gentlemen \vh�� have brought  Uie steam shovel here. There is a  great deal of ground in tins district  that will pay handsomely if the pro:  per method of handling the dirt economically .can be found, and great  credit is du& to, those gentlemen who  3mivq   not   oaily put-   in   their own  Mio-ncy. hut have induced others to  'help in what is really an experiment. |recl leS'al way of making locations,  There is no doubj but that the [anci after thinking the matter over  ���shovel \vill   be successful, and will |carefully he concluded to   hunt  up  Anaconda Man investigating Story  of a Dying Frenchman.  S. P. Panton, of Anaconda, has  gone to Alaska to prove the truth-'  fulness or untruthfulness of a story  told by a French-Canadian prospector who, on his death-bed in Portland, Ore, a few weeks ago, gave  details of a rich gold discovery he  had made near Juneau.  The story goes that this French-  Canadian, while on   a   prospecting  lour-in the golden hued north, wounded a deer and followed the bloody  trail   to   a  cliff of rocks, where he  'ended its sufferings.'    After.gettintr  .some of the meat he built a fire and  cooked it for his dinner, and in doing so he naturally enough disturbed  some   of  the   loose rock.     Heing a  prospector; he made an examination,  and found that much of it contained  gold.   The prospector then relumed  to his permanent camp and the next  day returned and in a short spaceof  time   found  and secured move than  $600 worth of gold.    Below the cliff  he   put   down   a   bole  to bedrock,  which    was   not   deep, and found a  number of nuggets and coarse gold.  Now, this French-Canadian prospector was not posted as to the cor  Why send out when you can c.kt roods ab ciirai- iikiib?  Atlin, Nugget and    Grape   Rings   mid nil kinds of  Jewelry manufactured on the promises.  l^ino  New Stoulc  of   Watches,  Clocks,  Jewelry   ami   Diamonds  Watches I'roin S.'i.OO up.  Silverware, Cut Glass, Hand Painted China, Souvenir Spoons.  'EGOERT   &   SON,   atlin anivbircovhrv,  WATCHMAKERS  AND   MANUFACTURING  JEWELERS.  They   are   Waiting   for   You!  argaans  IN  ��   Myitis; '������ ssBtisS ��� Dry Gl&&tf&,  Gai'JuoCs asval House FssvnssMnQSm  FULL  LINK  ALSO  Ol'    BOOTS    an'i)    SHOKS,  GOLD    SKAI,   'HIP    GUM  J. H. EICHABDSON,  HOOTS.  At Sim ������#  D��scovoryf B. C.  , EL*?o  1      ATMS,   11.   C.  SHELF AND HEAVV  HARDWARE,  T'n and Granite Ware,  Miners' and Blacksmiths'.Supplies  Furniture antS Mattress Factory,  Doors and Windows.  Canadian Pacific Railway Company.  have- doKens of- imitators amongst  those who" would not risk a dollar  witil they arc positive that those  who have risked their money in an  effort to develops the camp urc successful:. ��  In this connection we- would like  ���Jo say a lew wards to anr friends in  \hc southern pari of the Province,  nud especially the coast cities. The  ao-rtli is. tlie goose that lays the  golden egg fox Vancouver and Victoria, and yet scarcely a dollar of  their money is invested in the niin  \ng development of this great North- Sassistance.  some one in-whom he bad confidence  to snide him in making the locations.  His observation led him to believe  there was more good ground than  be con Id take care of anyway, so he  would give some friend an interest  to. help him get legal possession of  the ground. He filled in the holes  he dug- and covered his fiml up as  well as possible and struck out for  the coast. Arriving at Juneau, he  concluded to "go to Portland, Ore.,  wheie Dr. Panton,. an old friend of  [his  childhood,  resides, and sret bis  ALASKA' ROUTE   SAILINGS.  S.'S. PRINCESS BEATRICE,   -   July 6th, iSlh and 29th.  S. S. PRINCESS MAY,      .  - July loth'and 24th.'  Snilliijj From Skagway 8 p.m.  Direct  to Vancouver and Victoria.  Transporting by rnil or steamev to Seattle without extra charge.  H. B. Dunn,  Agent, tfkus'viiy.  \V��> ffivo <|tiick service.     No intermediate culls.  For rutes or information apply to  THE WHITE PASS&-YUKON ROUTE.  Throug-h   Line   from  Skaguay   to  Atlin,   White  Horse,   Big1  Salmon,  Dawson and all intermediate points.  Finely appointed trains daily, except Sunday,   between Sicaguay   Caribou  and Whilehorr"     "^  "'          " ���..---. .  -  land.  The Frenchman arrived   in Port-  niiniig   the past five years \  wo hav�� cou'.vibutcd   hundreds   ofpam- '!1 c*i:e time and had no trouble  thousands   of   dollars   to the coast '  -cities, yet if we  were    to   approach  any of .the   merchants or'business,  men in. lh<i two. cities named with a  bona   fide   mining ' proposition we  would be turned clown   with   scant  courtesy.    They know how to take  but when "give"* is  u>euliou.ed  the  atmosphere grows frigid.    And  yet  these same gentlemen   are found investing  their  money in   mines and  mining stocks in other parts ol the  Vrovince,    in    propeslies that have  siot Ijten developed and have uever  .yroduecd   a   cent.     Many of these  stocks me of doubtful value and do  y.ot offer us solid inducements as, do  \!v-v gold   producing;   and   paying  .wines oftbc north. :  ..These individuals of course have  au ��� undoubted, right to invest their  suoney when and where they please,  Wit they are not far-sighted enough  to, see that the development of the  worth's  '-resources-   means     added'  growth and prosperity to Yaucouvei;  ' and Victoria.. '    '  .Speaking by and large, and to  jhiI it Iduutly���-their attitude toward  the north has always, been of the  mean-spirited kind.  Yanc-owver, ILC.  DlSCOVKKY,  B. C.  Rubber Boots s�� Specialty.  I   Have   Re-ope?ied   On the Wntc-ri'rout.  lien's Suits Cleaned and  Ke.imii-e.il.  All Work Guaranteed.  OihmIk CiiUoil (oi- unit l)clivcn!<l.  Cash (Hi  Dclivory.  Mrs. M. Fcnn, prorriei  Tli.e-bye-electiou in Alberni,. cruised  by the resignation of W. \V. K. Mc-  Inncs, hns been fixed  for Saturday,  ,'V-dv 2211(1.  'in locating Dr. Panton: To the doctor be -displayed his nuggets and  dust and informed him' about his  fortunate strike. It was an alluring  tale and Dr. Panton' promised to  help  him.    Three days   after   the,  prospector^ arrival in the Oregon jjhe Reliable Shoemaker,  metropolis he beeaiue  sick and sent  for Dr. Panton.    Another physician  had l>een called while the man  was  unconscious,   but   as soon as lie, recovered so tliat he could talk he demanded that Di. Panton be sent for.  Together the two physicians worked  over   the   man fiom Canada,, but it  was apparent that the end was near,  and ho was so informed..    He then  called   for  a   pencil and paper and  excluded all from the  room except  Dr.   Pantoiu    To -the physician he  gave minute directions, as to  where  ho. found the gold.    He drew rough  sketches   of  the  country and with  the  last  stroke of   the   pencil   he  breathed his last.    '   '  Dr. Panton gave the tody of his  aid friend a decent Christian burial  and then wrote a detailed account of  the whole affair to his brother, S. P.  Tauton, of Anaconda.. The latter  joined his brother in Portland and  the two left that city at once, and  they are now in Alaska searching  for more of the golden nuggets,  found by their unfortunate 'French,:  ^IS"d-f ^��UC'>uvxt; a\rcws.-A(.U:trtl��:r. I  se.   Carry Passengers, Baggage, IVIail and Express-  TIME   SCHEDULE   OF   FIRST   CLASS   TRAINS :  ���   No. 1.���North Hound. |   No.'2.���South liounll.  -fl'.'.IUu.iii. Lv.       SKACUAY     A r. i. SO p.m.  2.1(1 p.m. Lv.       GAIIIHOU       Lv. 11.PI) a.m. '   '  4.80 p.m. Ar. Wll ITIi llOKSli Lv. U.:W a.m.  TIME   SCHEDULE   LAKE   STEAMBOATS:  Leave CAUIHOU r, p.m. Tuesdays,      Arrivn A 1 UN !l a.m. Wmlncsdnys,  " B p. in. ICriflnys,,       .       " " 9 n. m. Saturdays!  f Lpiivo ATI.IN 5 p. in. .Mondays., Arrivo UAKIilUU V a.m. Tuesdays.  1,1 _    '     "        5 p. m. .Thursdays. " " 1 a. in. Fridays.  150 pouiuKof liurr.irasiu will lie ulipckcil free with oacli full lure ticket uml 7r,  poumla  -with 4>aeh hull* fare ticl^et.  l'usMUiii-urs must 'its at, depots in time to have lin^jriiKf inspocte<l uml cheeked.  Time Schedules are ntihject to ehunjie without notice.  . BSF~     Baggage   bonded   Through.  l?oi*  iiiforruatiou   relative tu   Pahsenjier,   Krei^-ht,   lixiuess and   Tclr^rapli Kates,  apply to tiny.a^eut, of the Couipituy or to  JL-klLVvlUTICG. n& p. a.. J. LIPSCOMBE,        ILD.PINNEO, Asst.G. K.4 l>. A.,  Agent. Atlin. Skn^tmy   Aluskn.  DISCOVHRY, B. C.    '  A Strictly First-Class  Hotel.  Diniug-Koom in connection.  Choicest Wines, Liquors and Cigars  ED.   SANDS,   Proprietor,  rcsri.  Balmoral Hotel,  Engineers and Surveyors,  J��� H.BUOWJJLliE, J\ L. S.,D.'US���.  - J. W.'mcl'AKI.ANK C. U  ge5  Drscwery^B. C.t  Miller & MoLai'on,   -   Proprietors.  W&  Mm   to  PSczssc-  Finest  Liquors and Cigars.  Good   Stabling.  Johnson   &.   Durie,  Proprietors.  A. F. &-A..WI  1 tegular communications liclil on the lir.st  Thiirsduy nl'eueli mimth  in the A. (). U. W. Hull.  Tiiii'd Strott.  Visiting- hretiiren cordially inviteiL  Discovery.  OPKN  DAY AND NJGHT.  THIS HOTEL IS STOCKED WITH  THE   BEST   OF   GOODS  Sam*, Johnstone,  Pvoit*  VIRST-Cl.ASS KKSTAURANT  IN  , CONNECTION.  Ucudtiuavtera for Ulxou's stui;��. .?-  ATLIN,   B.   C,   SATURDAY,    JULY    15,    1905  Our Stores in   both  Towns  are  now fully stocked  with   full  lines in   Groceries  and  Dry Goods.  A. T. Co., Ltd.  A. S. CROSS, President.  New Goldfields Discovered.  Willow Creek, in   Nisultin District,  is Scene of Stampede and  Much   Staking-.  I'Yoin the Whitchorsc Star, June  30th: Considerable excitement was  created in Whitehorse late'yesterday  afternoon by the arrival of the  steamer Quick with a number of  miners from the Nisultin, district,  who brought the news of a fairly  rich discovery of gold on Willow  creek, which empties into Beaver,  and Beaver into the Nisultin river,  which in turn empties into Lake  Teslin, out of which. Hows the Hoo-  tnlinqua river.'  The story of the discover}' and  stampede is as follows: Three miners, Brewer, Anderson and Thompson, had been prospecting for some  time in the Nisultin district, and at  . last struck gold in payingquantities  on Willow creek, where' several  ' nuggets were found, the largest  weighing $7.50.  After thoro.ughly prospecting the  creek and staking claims, the three  men sent word of their discovery  out to Jack Blick, manager for the  N. C. company, which is operating  extensively on Livingstone creek.  The result was a big stampede from  Livingstone and all over the Big  Salmon district to Willow creek.  The steamer Quick was chartered  by Jack Blick, and he and 19 men  in his employ all went up and  staked. The steamer was run up  the" Hootalinqua 90 miles above  Mason's Landing, and there it was  tied up for three days while the officers aiid crew joined in the mad  rush for claims, which they staked  on Willow creek after climbing' over  the Twin creek divide and penetrating the interior a distance of 25  ��� miles. ���  Brewer, one of the discoverers,  was elected camp recorder. He arrived yesterday evening and Recorder R. C. Miller almost collapsed  when Brewer laid before him S3 applications for record and $830 in  currency of the realm to pay for the  same.  There  seems  to be no doubt but  that  the  discovery is  genuine and  ��� 'that another important   placer mining distiicl will be  added to the assets of the south end of the territory.  The depth to bedrock is but 8 feet  and the gold brought in by Brewer  and other members of the party  greatly resembles that taken out on  Eldorado   creek   in   the Klondike  district.  From descriptions given by those  who arrived on the Quick, Willow  creek does not exceed 100 miles  .'- about due east of Whitehorse, but,  owing to the intervening mountainous country, the only, practicable  way to reach it is by Hootalinqua  and up that river to opposite the  place of discovery, which is but 25  miles back over a fairly easy trail in  the interior.  A later report in the same paper  states that the depth to bedrock-is.  less   than 8 feet in many places and  that the pay, which runs from three  to seven cents to the pan, is uniform  on all Ihccreck thus far prospected.  The only drawback reported is that  boulders are both '-plentiful and  huge, causing the ground to be  difficult to work and making it  more of a hydraulic than a pick and  shovel proposition. This last report, however, may have been originated for a purpose,_as it is known  that at least two hydraulic companies, through their representatives,  are already stakeis of large blocks  of claims on Willow creek.  ���While it is too early yet to form  an opinion of the new creek as a  gold producer, the prospects sofar  are certainly very piomising.  Painting of the' Hospital.  In last week's issue we commented on the improved appearance of  the St. Andrew's hospital buildings  since receiving the coat of paint  with which they are decorated, and  as in a former issue we stated that  all.conlributions"to this end would  be acknowledged through these columns, we are now informed that the  material was supplied through the  liberality of Mr. D. H. McDonald,  merchant of town, and the contributions . in labor were two days each  by Messrs. ��� W.-S. Taylor,- Samuel  Wade and Thos. Kirkland. Rev.  E. Turkinglon and Mr. J. D. Lum's-  den also contributed sometime. We  are authorized to entend the hearty  thanks of the board of trustees and  staff of the institution to all contributors and trust that they will  consider themselves amply rewarded  by the improved appearance of the  premises. .    .  EHhu Root has been appointed  to the position made vacant by the  death of the late John Hay, for  many years United States secretary  of state.  An Ottawa report'says that Auditor-General McDougal has again  threatened to resign unless the audit  act is amended.  -    NOTICE.  "XTTOTrCH Ts liuroby given that .sittings ol'  tho Supreme Court for the trial of  civil eauses, matters and issues, will he held  at tlio Court Uoiiho, at Atlin, at ten o'clock  in the forenoon of Tuesday, the eighth  day  of Auj'fUKt,l!!u:i.  H. J.THAtN,  .District Registrar Supreme Court.  jl.S-1 -��� -  NOTICE.  NOTICK fs hereby given that the owners  of tho "Moii-Uniou" lease on lioulder Cruel*  will not lieresponsible forauydebts coiitiue-  ted by the lay men, for labor or supplies.  ���   '   ' : a. s. cross,  Atlin, June 2(itli, ltlO!i.       Manaitiujr Owner.  jl-l-lm ���  9  SHOEMAKER.  The Atlin Market Co., Ltd:  FRESH   DRESSED   MEATS,   aiso  POULTRY OF  ALL  KINDS,   Dressed to Order.  C.   DOELKER     Manager.  9i  \ji   GRAND OLD HIGHLAND,-;. Black Label.   |j^  . JJ   SPEC IA L RESER VE,...." W hite Label.   ?  '4|   OLD VATTED GIJCNLIVET.. Yellow Label,   jt3*  r���HE.    TT  TE  T  I Have Re-opened in my old stand en  '       FIRST ST., ATLIN.  f Have the lii'r>t Lines of Miners' Moots.  Milting Hoots in order is my specialty.  K.'pairs [ironipi'y and neatly executed.  -   hPEN - BAY   'AMD-   MGHf.  THE  DINING-ROOM   IS CONDUCTED   ON   STRICTLY FIRST-  CLASS   PRINCIPLES.'  ' j ��� THE ' GOLD    HOUSE,-  DISCOVERY,   B.   C.  C. H. Nisscn, Prop.      -       -    F. B. Wrong, Mgr.  Rohtftimint in ConumttiotrUinlcr  Ne\v~iiixl C'upulilo Mtimi{fuiueiit.  I  THE    RUSSELL    MOTEL  T        DIXCN "BROTHERS,   Proprietors.   . M>*   Pool    &    Billiards,    Free.  Freighting and Teaming  Horses and Rjgs for Hire.  TALLMIRE   &   BENNETT,    Proprietors.  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. C.  FIRST   CLASS    RESTAURANT   IN    CONNECTION.  rtK-ujut-ro  CHOICES!  WINKS, LIQUOltS AND LltiAKS CASI. GOODS A SPLCIALTY.  fan   Hank, o  ommerce.  CAPITAL    RAID    UP    $10,000,000.  Rkskkvic,   $3,500,000.  Branches of the Bank at Jeattie,  San Francisco,  Portland,  Skagway, etc.  Excfoasigc saltl om aS2 Paissis.  Gold Dust Punch askd���Assa_y Okkick in Connection.  "���'."���'.".������ D. ROSS; Manager.  iNGINEERIN  VANCOUVER, B. C.  !KS,  SPECIALISTS    IN  10  19      ��  ��  Hydraulic ���-.*..  HYDRAULIC    GIANTS,' WATER    GATES,  RIFFLE    BARS, STEEL   RIVETTED    PIPE,  HOISTS,       MINING    CAGES   ' and     ORE    CARS.  MADE   TO   SPECIAL   DESIGN  A.  C.  HIRSCHFELD,   Agent for Atlin  District. ::<J'":'--n,.  Hyfc  :ATJviNrr -fe 'c^^P^^j^^i^i^^it^hMs^.  ���T3C&'.  ���'.;���.; aricT atso.. '  /E$#S  m-';;g2B3tft&P'a  ^Lccal -Events.  ^^:VEuIllline;fishiiig;tackleat Regan's:  yr':4'^-:':Ne\v;stbcico^Lb\v  ,;';.;stt-;C. R .^oiiVnc's^':<:-;y-y:-^)d'-:j^M:  ^'y^The latest'magazincs^anbT; papers  ;'yarerai\vays-bnVliancl;^  ���^-'{^Mcbpn^  ."���'::speeia1iy.::0^  I; ; -.: 'i-Mrs-y SPete V Js % Cfeacr4-t.Iie - Besit 7 i if;  .l.--rfre^.:canip  :!fman'*i=^  ���;:'y ''TL: yoxr;?wanE:; the ':bestfresh fruit  :"a:nd ;iYegetabfes;^go ^tb^-W heeling's:  vi-New-'stp'clc'arrives pn eyeryiboat:������/:  ': ^>Large assortment grariiteware,;at  ���^R^anrsV^':yy:'-;V7'V-^:; '.;-:-%;; ^ViV^.'^  ��� ;.";: MrT;and}M^  ^v&eeii.Vinv.' Discover}' -for: the .-'.past two  ������-.���: :years,,jlefty^^  :..':��oast.,.:;\::;:.^:-;:.v^^  'H-Wall -Paper���-ro-cents "a;rplllat:E;-|  ;:<>:x^piiimarv^  >;:;:;;7Diifi'iig; -the iweekytKeiScotia: has  ^ \]brought:.:Iu;^  -z^rytonsj^.qfrmining'machrneryiancl:  ������y.so.mei'fr't^^^  .. ���;���;"-Low rates, :��� modern^ coiiveniences  y aiid' excellent, service, ha ye, made the  ���^Fifr.lH^'Ayeiiue:*: tne:\:most"--'popular''  Hotel ���.���.m''|'.Sk_agway-.^.;>:':.We>ean;;'aiKl  ;,;; Several-iicwydesigiis ot;Atliu,view  postals" at'^'fc  4The;;Afetk:yBrbtherii6ocL.wilf;oii:  , on'-MoVday night' tender a ;nioonlight  exciirsian ttfjyH.; -Richardsqii^wlvo  wiliyieayefduriiigr-llie; week; for the  !coast'���:and aitrip^aslM't-'���;:-'^ ���:���*��; i':p:%':  y*. Con c^leclly;;6-i feji; of - th e^best^iii.  Alaska-���try: it^i^t'i-i^ operated Jby  iiue:Tq\viiers^  j first ;class;. yRatesiCtq suit ^vefyonfe  Sk,agwayv:>:j;7;.7;v-;';--;y-yy:r:x^yy:7:i:2l  ��� '^���:'^^^1^^^S^S^S!^S^^^3^^^^ES^^^ES^;:  ' kAmeS-��}Jw����[l:. :^is^^��^0^shf^BBS^  ��ffn(2$3i  y^Jy^<&:  If***. -  CTC*ZX\K1ZX; * 'J'-MHaMM fCTMT? ITT* 1 MKBRX  333- .'Hastings j Street,; ;^ncp,uyer;tB-.;:Gyys  -try us���-yoii; will  ���;��� will.- please: you-  rrot regret It* r. 2  The annual overhauling- of the  Dominion telegraph system has been  ra progress during the past few  weeks and will not be fully completed' for a fortnight or so. On the  7th Inst, a party in charge of Henry  Gagne left town to overhaul the  line between here and Whitehorse,  while on Tuesday Mr. J. Thorn and  party arrrvecr in Atlin from Telegraph Creek, having completed the  work on that section: of the line.  A large shipment ofHeiuz's and  Bishop's goods have arrived' at N.  C. Wheeling's.  Tlie Presbyterian church Sunday  .��hool children and their teachers  and friend's had a delightful outing  yesterday, per the steamer Scotia,  lo. Pike river and return.  :'';*4.:>A "-I'jy'-^CpuptyNe'wsVr.Vv1��������;;��� .v^X  :'. ���' Last;-'week; V ther TAtlm 'CIrib: \yas  cliarged^withi'^infraction 7pj&th'e Li;.  quqr^Lice'nseRegulaH  "case;::was:';defeiided-;-by?Mr^IFisher  and wasjcompleted^o-n-^M^  decision :;beiiigjesei-yech;. >M;ry Woqds:  and:t'S\ir;:eiG- rau-tiappearedyfok'ithe j  ^rbsesutiqiKwv.^^  ������ ���'. vThree- "-.:of;:, the' -^Discover ;^tfeuri  moiid'e^^wlroseV cases ;;had:; been, re;-;  mahcTed-;frbm;;'lastr ��� week;";'.appeared  on Tuesday and;eacli'pled guiltylp  a;ciiarge^pT:haviug;:sblddiqiib^  'qut-]ra]UKensie;k;:;A^:fi  cpstfrwas: ira posed ;iireach -ca-seKv-:;--^  -:.: -v;A;;:Discoyeiry::wblii aii ���'.': was last Sa-  iu.ritfay^charged under the: criminal  code witlr shooting an Indian'' dog  valued at ��30. She was ordered by  Magistrate Thain to pay $10 for the  dog. It is understood the decision  will be appealed from.  '.*&:!>&&&&���.&  vjjpS^XvMasIJb^  viSelf-Mfe'a^nrem^  -:'����-.  m  , ^aw^iiiii;^is^|ai^ ..  ���i:;:';:-^;/;;i':vy':;X\-;:;X-)i.;An;d-;We/^  ;S::��l^pi|#-;:ys|T^  Shi2lap,.'Beacled/Grboved  Etc, Etc.  TV7E   ARIi     HETTER.P.KEP.VIIHD  Tuke Ciire of Ijvvse'Onlers on  TO  I<arge assortment window shades,  curtain poles and fixtures at Regan's.  BR@QE$$fiE��s   MAY,   OATS.-.AMD   'FEED,  Thau AuyH.ousu This Side of Seattle-      Pci-iahahles a Sticuiulty.  Church   Notices.  Church ol ISiighui'I: St..\Ia,rftiii's Chnrcli -  Sur>d'a.v sei'7ieea: iMatins at 11' a.m.r Kven-  hony, 7:11(1 p. in. Celebration of Holy. Communion, 1st Sunday in each uionfch itiii) on  s,|ieeial oeeasions. Suudity tjeltooU'Sunday,  at, H p. in. CoBjDirtteo .Meetings, 1st ThiiKsdny  ctiuh month.     Kev. F-. L. Stephenson, rector.  St. Andrew's l'rehliytoriau Chui-eli hold  services in thc.CliurcU on SecoHid Street.  Morni.nfr service at 11: even/njr service, 7:3J.  Sunday S<*hof)l at the close of tho moi'niu^:  service.    Kev. li.Turkiiifrton, minister.   ''      '  Rose of Ellensbcirg Butter  I Chase & Sanborn's Coffee  Standard Oil Co.  iThe Ro,s  Lost.  Tn Aid of the Fire Fund.  There will be a dance,, given in  aid of the Fire Brigade, o-u Wednesday, evening, July igtli.at the Koot-  enay haltJ. The committee extends  a cordial invitation to- everyone and  tnists-thattliel.i lies, with iheir usual  generosity, wil! all brrntr rjfre>-li-  aicnts.. We have no doubt but that  there will be a large attendance.  The brigade are looking ahead nnd  are anxious to have sufficient In mis  i'n hand to-provide- wood and-oil for  tlie winter.  "T\V ATLTN. Iict-wceu Atlin and I>iso<jver.v,  -*- or in Discovery, on .fuly Iltli, a N'titr^et  llracelet���a keepsalte. Kuward oi .-JSjOO will  he imiif if returned ro 'The Atlin' Claim"  office. ji-2  -sjj-  rg IliNDKRS Will he received hy the mxler-  -���J-- signed for tlie piimHuimj of Thiiso Hydraulic Leases situate botween Uo.sc- Cix-ek  and the llluo Canyon on .SprNco Creek.  The leases- hiuo het-n ismied and the rents  have liecn paid to date. Kiirtlior ^irlvuulars  will Ihi ttivoii orr ivppfication. Title j^uar-  imtecd-.  All tuiulcirs must he fie writing ��ud not  laler I hau 2."lli .Inly.  A.I Lor any tender may he refused.  K..M..N. WOODS,  Jl ;'-''i- ."'olicito.- Ii r \'u:uloi-s.  Prepared Stock'of Csnned'Goods     ',  w  Slue Ribbon Tea  ����?~Satisfac.ttoir Guaranteed  <s=  'I-flgoio^ Co,  SKA��WAV,   AlASKA.  i B   fl^ W A 5 h R ��J f* U  %j  ATLIN, B. C.  SMALL AND LARGK ORDERS  PROMPTLY FIIJ.KD.  F<- i-t ��i r\ fP. n Pi a ra  Executed Cheaply,   Promptly and Satisfactorily.  . . . THE CLAIM OFFICE.  YOfJ QnLy need to Inspect my Stock of Groceries  ancf. ProA'rsions to know that they are the BEST  a-ncl, that  the-   PRICEvS;: are   right.    -,-'--    .  ' .  iw��tu��uBa��MAi  Si -.->'  1\ Wheeiin'a^.  L|." S;  ���'.1 y f      - "'������I  THE  Half-Way Mouse  is a haven fori all  travellers. The meals  arc i'rfco-inillin:; ami  the liraeers in the  liar its refreshiny nil  the dew of the early  inorniiif,', .An ideal  siiniiner iind ' ivinter  resort.  TAMES   CLARK,  I'KOl'K IK'l'Oi:.

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