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The Atlin Claim 1899-06-10

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 u  IK  ,1'  r   '*',     l',      Xj- .      V"l��  1''  ."    ,1   '      .'      ���'  'f i  ,   >     ,  ���   *'  . ^ I.*  t  CLAIM.  M  VOL.   i.  )v  y* >  11  4.  ^  ATLIN,   R   C.,   SATURDAY,    JUNE   re,'- x8;9.  NO. 7.   ,  HcLcnn��any WcFcely acid C����  (LLMITBD.) '     .,  THE FIRST BOAT ARRIVES  Have in Stock  1 And No Judge Skips   Over the  I Slippery Gang Plank.  Dynamite Fuse and Gaps*     ,  Sash, Doors and Building Paper, _  WALL   PAPER  A   SPECIALTY.  **������������ m   i      iin    ���������- i    11 rtiW>yii*^ftJMMw��i����!�������������������� y ���������������   ^iii      h   '������_,��<���' ���*<������<���iHn��     ���_������,!���     .   I''-���������������^������'>.H WIKMin  b<M    ...  Canadian Bank of Commerce  Sifcty  Passengers  and   a  Freight Came In.  Heavy  G-APITAL  ),O0Cs,0O0. DO. -  ,1 '*  ATLIN   AGENCY*  ��� Gold purchased/ Exchange bought"'and sold,.  A general Banking business transacted.  T�� R. BILLETT, Manager-  p t'he first >��oat ot the seitson /came in on  | Tuesday *nd it was safe to gamine that Cap-  i tain'John Irving would be aboard of her.  I Capti E. W>. Spetn-er also came iuon the boat.  j This craft���the Gleaner���will not grow bnr-  ' iilictes on her run'from Bennett 1fo Tuku  j OitJs tor she was, launched on Pri-  s dajk'Maj Snd\ left Bennett on Sundaj and ar-  J .rivedtiH Taklion Tiiosdny/ Sixty passengeis  j were aboard of her��nd'.'l��"s of freight. <, *  J' "Dpu'ticnow when the judg;e will come in,"  *_ i stated tie-Mptairh.' "He was not at Bennett  J when wtt lett It was reported that Justice  Irving �� aa comings *"<1 ft' later r nan or that  anothetr liAd taken Ins place        *  '���"We had Rtent difficult gettingttver Cai i-  boo Ciossiiiff, there beins but only 20 mches  of Water. The company has secured the  ti< il contract And the first mail���se,%eii bags  ���came m lust eVentngv. Captain Speiicer  came 4n  and everything' will^be in readiness  r lrt * Gmt itnjs for the Tiiuniiifjr of the boat  \ uoross tie 4akc from Taku."  The- Bank ;of - BritishyNorth ~- America  Established in 1<��!G.   Incorjiorated by Eojal Charter.   - '   '  r   Paid Up Capitai,    -    -    -   ,-    - * - -\   '-    -   $4,866,666.66  i- kfesERVE' Fcxd ''- * -'  - ( -    -    -;".-'-,-' '$ri4,6okooaoo  ItA^vion Office: 3 Clements I^ane, Lombard Street^'E. 'd.   ',,       ' t"  Head  OfBce-in  Canada; - Montftsal.'  Hv vStikema^ -Geiieral Manager.'"      ' - *"    ,  Branches in all the principal cities of Canada,'and. agents in New York,         _  SatiFrancisco, Seattle,Tacoma,Portland, Spokane, Boston, Chicago. Etc.] ri*ai**<atatehourou Thursduy e����ninR of  deed. If anyone of this contemptible class  of individuals with which Atlin and Discovery is so polluted desires to tent the deter-_  ruination erf the W'illow Croek vigilance committee me would'advice him to purchase his  oottiii and apply for a si*p in ths coiuetery  reserve in advance.   * ,   ' {'        ,  For    weeks    claim-jumpers    havp     beon  hniimmigover Willow  Creek, materially m*  terferina: A\ith tbp   work   of   development  and causing- all sorts of trouble iov the legiti- _  mate ow uers.   The law s offered no protee-"  tion to the latter and ftnallj  di-ivon to desperation they have been compelled to take  ,this step.   .V sign  lias  been erected at the';  mouth of WiMow Greek, from w hicli a rope  dangles, noosed  at one end.   It bears the  following inscription;   "Claim'-jumpers be-  w ai e.   Thi< Is the fate that Awaits jx>u. Keep  off." ,        " '   /  An Atlin man w a*; the first toy Hutter. " One i  daj during the past w e'ek lie w ent to Willow  Creek and <i��d rn.ll the acts ueeassarn to jump  a ceitain claim.' 116 was warned not to do  so, but persiited Jind the next day appeared t  on the scene ����th four men ready to go to  work. In the meantime the signal had been  given and miner* hastened to the scene from  all direction��.bTae jjiimpet was again wain1-  ed. but paid no attention and started to cut  some brush With the first Wow' of the axe,  ho w as pounced upon by the rightful ow ner  and given as sound a thrashing as man ever  received. t ~Lj. nch kiin," "kill him," ''hung  him, '''shoot hii-i," jelled the infuriated  crowd,  but th��   ���committee concluded that  *  rtB��ntt<*ti ic full'of people and it is, with'  dittcuift> tlmt sleeping aiiartment^ tan be  oNrfcta**", ,   ,   . '   .  - ^JlEiUfcOTiA COMKSOVKEFROMXAK.U.  Xirt^her link in Atliu's history Km the ar-  Gwld dust assayed and  purchased at best rates,   the bank's assay j  office 'beirtg now in operation.   A general banking business transacted,  Jv ANDERSON, - Manager,, Atlin, B. C,  ------ i ii . i i ��� ' I i i i    i   i    i r  i ��� i **���  When ytiu-come to the GOLD FIELDS OF, ATLIN - - ^  reside "at "'.,.' ,  "'. ; l"    I   -    ''  The Hotel Metrocele  F3+st OBass ��amify ftoteh  Rates Reasonable*  SMITH   &    CREED,    Proprietors.   -.  Vancouver General Store.  We <carry at eomptete stock of  MMER$> &WPUES  Ag��rtcy Of tht Bl C. 'Fruit Caning and Cdffe�� Oompanyk Vancouver, B. C  Agency of the Canadian Rubber  Company* MontreaU  A call solicitedv  A.    vS,    CROSS    &    CO.  E.  Cv - AUBIN,  mlninu and rkal kbiate,  Notaky Public, Etc.  Pearl SU, Atlin, B. C.  Uranch Piii��Clt>K J. Mackay* agent.  /"^ ORE, BURNET & CO,>  ClVHU AND   HYUKAUl.tr   EN��lNK*,nP,  POMINION   AND    PBOVtNCIATi   LAND  SUKVEYOH8.  Mining PnoPBKttES Handm-d.  ���> . i  Office: Pearl street, above Second.  W. t DocMl & Q.  The Leading  DRUGGISTS*  OUR  DISPENSING  DEPARTMENT  * IS COMPLETE  IN EVERY RESPECT. (  ATLIN CITY AND DISCOVERY.  The DiHcovorj Brutioh Is the counterpart  of the Atlin one.  KOR  KINIi* VIEWS AND PHOTOS  GO-TO'      ,  A. C. KIRSCHFELD*S  ' Films, Plates, Etc,  Developed at Kea<on��Me Kates.  Pearl, between tst and 2nd.  Atlin, B. C.  EDWARD G. GARDEN*  ARCHITECTv  Draughting.      Pearl near First St.,  '. ..        Atlin, B. C.  DOWN GOES PRICES.  Best Flour only >4 a sack. Nails 1'ic pound.  rAundivj Soait 2 liira 2R&. Window Glass  ��!>c each. Shovels s2. Strap Hinges and  UuttH 2r)c pair.'  Paint, etc.   Call at  ASSAY OFFICE.  W. .K R. CowelLB.A., So, (CambA F-G.S.  M*mberK, Bug. & M. SL. ��  W. J. R. COWELL & CO.  Mining' Engineers,    MeitaUurgists,  and Assaytts!"  Laki, Stheet, i Atlin.  T^RANKJ.   HUTCHESON,   .:  Barrister at Law*  '.'    'fioj.iciTORs Etc  OfPicis:   Pkai. Sthelt,  the fcretly Httle htern-wheeler Snotiu, captained by W. B. Spencer, w ko omnws tn on the  fir** trip of the Gleaner.   It must be apparent to aill that not much date was lost in  cotap'letSns ���the Hout. for the  first   tap of  work ��ab done o* April 14th and the finish  totok 'lAape.wn tfaursdo)'.   No   bottles w ere  crbcked,'at theilannchiiig: thej-sho\ed her '  oft^ without the priareiX-" function of drip-  pitig champagne o*er her bo��v for the mad  yeVl for freight would permit of no loss of  titee *��n *ue!i frivolous mockerj-.   On arrival  at futr dfestiimtion thr A.t(inites assembled en  3 masse and welcom*d the new carrier and  I her gall*nt capttin aitii a string brand pla> ���  I! ing   the   Star   Spangled   Banner.   Captain  ! Spencer was called oo *nd he thanked the  citizens for their weU-mishiug and made rc-  j ference to his becng lutnewwe Kin the lake  at present, but hoped Car comiMi��y later on  in the summer when the Atlin Jrii<er was less  diSScult to navigate.   A Claim man stepped I  aboard after the ^spirits" Iiad departed -and"  had * chat with the captain.  "Tired to death,," said the��aptbun, making  his way in<�� the cabin. "Working iike nig-  gerstrsinsr to get her off tfre ways and we  succeeded at 8 o'clock last evening. Then we  piled the freight on, left and arrived here at  11 o'clock.  "All the material m>ed in tbe ooustructiou  came from Portland and ^iifes brought in  in Slarch. The boat is 80 feet long with a 20-  foot beanik 70 tons carrying capacity and her  engines SO liwrse-powen. The cabin is all  cedar, and the number of berths 12.  "Yes, there are kste of people at tienuett,,  and most of them rndiculed the idea of us  making Cariboo Ctvwting."  Captain Spencer is a Portland miau a web  footer and a good fellow w ith aJJL, and the  Claim's best wishes are success to theStotin  and the John Irving Navigation Company.  i the cJdimijumper was being pretty roughly  dealt w ith at the time.   After hit, -heating he  wusiinall.t escorted from the rt-eek aud told,  to make himself scarce. _ ,        'f  Word was then passed aroui'id that another  i lim jiimperK id b^tii��)en o*t the'ereek bit  a short time before and the crowd iinm'e-  diutelj took up the search for this fellow, ,  but he had apparently scented trouble and  placed as much distance between himself  and that vigilance committee. This man is  a real estate dealer in Atlin aud the> have  him on the list. >        ���      <      >  i COMPENSATION DEMANDED  United  Statesl Protests   Against  Confiscation  Of Rights Granted to American  Citizens.  The Ottaw a correspondent of the Victoria  Colonist, under date of May 20th, telegraphs  his paper as follows: The United States go\-  ernment ha* made formal representations to  the Imperial government in reTereuee t��i  those American mtaers v. ho recorded claim*  in the Atlin country under British Columbia  mining licenses before the passage of the  Martin law. '  BROWNLEE WILL RESIGN.  Capt. Kilbourne, of the boat bearing that  name,, recently launched at Bonnett and to  run between the latter place and Taku City,  was detained at Cariboo Crossing and sent  back for w ant of proper papers.  CLAIM-JUMPERS  BEWARE.  KELLY,   DOUGLAS   &  CO.  Vawobuver's leading  Wholesjale  Grocers.  Getting  The  Vigilant   Committee  Down to Business.  Wi-flow Creek has a vigilairce conrnmttee  and all claim-jumpers sntyuCd impress this  fact very forcibl^upon their memories for  the purpose of avoiding any possible harm  that might nef.illjthem/Que anun�� has alreadj  sufl'ered from the -\ engvanceoftlmt committee and lT 'another <loftm 4s "secured they  solemnly threaton to make a cure and  ��>peedf' example ay a waimngto others that  -might attempt to foWww  Miserly Tendencies of tfee Goverit-  ment Said to be the Cause.  We hu^e been informed that at the we'd -nt  ���Tune J-H. Brow, nllee. surveyor generul for  this ditttrictrt will itever blx <H)ime<,tiQti v. ith  the government, it tw understood the cause  for this step is the n>lsaraWo amount allow ed  by the government w ith which ho was supposed to ourry on the work in this district  ilr. Browtiloe will pursue his profession  herein a private oapacitj, and, being a i  of ubiEity, w ill no doubt bo successfuL  THE ARCriC BROrHBRHO��Bi.  Ardtdc Chief Fa����worth iiHtitut#d(Ti.ncp i  of the ft.TCtic 3Broitherho<tiS en Jttli.i an J'uqh-  du> evening lastv a tit eke Sctettt wrier it  showing tfigo* >v>i ��i��eoifi�� tu����k. Smrnol*  upplicaSaon* wemr tlw imasiiVer t�� 'Wi actofl  on, buittfee Uaiteurt,s �����? fcfce h��ur c��raptflDff��  some flrai g</> tamer <to> the f*11o��x��f meeting  w hiiieii-wnEC Ibe heBC on CuprAkv ntxt. Those  w ho -ftfltiisited, anfl %j-ithey w ,iv ol 1 Sk i ru.ij  Arotics, were Dr. Brsun,, CoL Mo>o,b, John  Stunly, OolL Doyle, Frank Bmrkett. F.  Brown, A. Leather, Messrs. Thasrarl, ' roc-  man, lioff and Keller, aud Dr. TS.SSAdall After the initiation cnremoines a banquet uu>.  sat down to and toact* iXrimk aud storie>  told that onll5 fiu* \ent mi the A. B.'s. The  following names were acted on: ���]. B. Ruh-  I sell. A. K Reed. T. Ii MrFeelv, L.G. Teimant.  "   McKon.W.  m    _           .^,   ��.  -      , ,,   i Jon J. iVIcKon, W. A. Spencer, Dan Hartj, Y,  -T>ie Winers ofthat creek are praetiuallj | A. Rainj, Chas. b. Herron,_lid\ E. Stewart  Bv R. VAN DEUSEN CO'S  C'aii>ciitfr Shop, North First  St., nci  i'��rtt'iv Stiwt.  ' 8RACKMAN, KER & CO.  Uis�� |    Plour and Feed Merchants, Vaur-uut er.  1 ttpj)i<".oii1fvl 1>\ W   A   Cl vhs si) A*3rn.It.  B.C.  C  all.'AjnieJricttii*. who were among the first to  arrwe   m AftKn   |a-st  summer.   Se\era'l are  men who. had   experience  upon  vigilance  committees���the   earl>   da>s  of .California  aud wiio have demonstrated that thej  pos-  i sess the determination to currj  out to the  J letter just what they threaten to do.   Thp  i edict has gone forth  that the first  jumper |  1 trimid mi *<\ illtiu f;_/cfv1,   xlnJI   swin,.-  fm    tli��  .T. F. Murph.%, J   H. Still, R. E   ITnrney,  E.G.  Broulee. Alex. Campbell.  The ordei has a membership of frOOwltli  bruiiche-, in Juneau, Bennett, Tagish, Dawson uud Atlin, The Grand Camp is oitab-  lished atSkaguaj. and there is in course of  tirectiou of a S5.0C0 house there, where no-  jouruiug brothers may bo at home.  A bunch -of 11 ke^s wns handed  in  ul   Ihif  iiflli f } ir.tr i lln^ .iii*l ii n ,iits tln< on m��i.  1     i <.  ' \-     It  I   i, r'V,  ������ * , ^  -1, <\  >\: wr  '- (,��  -   I -1 *<�����  i   i .  " ��� i  %  ,���t  ��� ���* ������ <^��.��.c- * ������ ��� Wm>iMw^.t��t��f hj irMb'jimHvi. -v^tT'stvrn'si  "(���'] ,  1 ��       , I     I  A'i'U.X,    U   C,   SATURDAY,   JUNK    ���;,    :*ys)  *>  I,     *���  Tin: .Vn.iN > Claim.  VitblUlied   ' t-vi-ry     SntimU\     morning   by  Cd\SAI.   A    \1 \('l. \.\ .,  Otlice of nubhi'iitioii:  Corui'i" of Swrmd mid 'J'riiiiioi'.��tiet>ts.   ���  Advertising rat.��m made known on application.  Our ^iibsi'riptio'i price is >l a >^ur, paj -  able in advance. .No paper w ill bo delivered  un!'��ss t lies'.11 oiiditioii'. are complied w ith.  had recoulcd and paid for \yrestcd  from them and thrown open   to the  now comeis and birds of prey that  follow   the  men   of enterprise and  worth   into  every  camp.    Do you I  think the^e men are j ustffk-d in ap-  i pealing lo Lheir  home government!  [for redress?    We  do, and we hope  i'that Lhey will get, redress,   mil and1  ! satisfying. "' !  l��L .'VICTORIA'  ',    o  -SURPRISE lake:  w>,  THE ALIEN ACT.  The man who once breaks faith is I The Exciusio"aeT, as it is called, ���  e\cr attenvartls distrusted. % U is so [came into forc�� (m the ,Ml of Tan_i  also with governments, h or many uarv_ It ^ uot-pioclaimed inl  years this province-has been i��vn-.this district foi several week-, later. I  nig the people o( the world to come Dllriug this interini a lkrge numb?r|  here and assist m the development f daims ,vere sLaked hVi��lijsnS| re.;  01 our mineral areas. Many- have.j corded> an(i lhe record's - oaid for.  come, and there is no questioning^ ld cominiSVl0ner here has  the fact that to these strangers w [received word from the govern-  duc almost- wholly the mining ac-iracnl that all these iecord., are  ttvity that r, now apparent m many: lo be anTmlled. v.'hat splendid  of our districts, lhe strangers, fair ]av ic here ' that wc Bri-  many of them, have reaped   a nch;tisher3 mav n 0L���. ,eather  liVvw vv*n<vv%vw**/sivwwwffQ \fif OPEN  " Sleeping Bunks, Hearty Meals, Best Liquors and Cigars.  Visitois have the ii^e of b:>at or canoe for fishing on the lake free of  charge. ' 'Special terms from Saturdav,to,Monday. ���    '/    <  '  ��    >l  reward, _, but   they  have  conferred  still, 'greater  benefits*   on  the  province by showing to the world the  vastness of our mineral richness, in  the doing, of which they  have expended an ocean of energy and ha-  . zarded  a' vast amount  of money.  ' Does any sane British  Columbian,  Canadian,   citizen   of the   Empire,  ,doubt this?    Is there one of us who  ' would say, it were better if it had  not been done ?, Certainly not.   But  tliere has come a new ruler in Egypt,  one who, in contradistinction to the  on!  \s a matter of fact there areannm-  ', j ber of alien prospectors now  out in  ithe wilds of the pnniuce who -have  1 never even yet heard ot the passage'  ! of the Exclusion act, and  who  will  I not hear of it till, at the close of the  season, dtad-wearyof fool and gaunt  \o\ form, they come dragging them-,  ''selves hick to civilization,  only to  'learn   that  the   money   they   have  ; spent  and   the   world of hardship  'they have undergone has been in  j vain���that by this shameful mea-  .  ,,   , ,       ,     ,        .    ! sure the}' have been stripped of the  ruler of old, knoweth only Josepn, jdue wagesof.wch prodigious labors.  only says j wm the home government"of these  .    , .       .   , ,  ,     .     ' as" i men lack soirit to enter into  their  sistauce of capital,  and  brains,and  energy from   countries beyond our  borders, but who breaks faith with  already invited ... _,���_  and him alone--who not  that'for the future we want no  I defence.  I believe it.  Don't voufoi one moment  CLOSE SEASON. ���     ���  The extension of the close season  :i natural  m'di-  this  those whom he has already invited *  within our gates, whose money, in  eompausat'o,i for certain  privileges ,  stipulated, he now jingles within his j until the-first of July is  pockets aud to - whom those privi-' sequence to the unparalleled condi  leges he now dailies. The lawltioii ot affairs which exist in  that was enacted at the'last session I district. But the reason is plain,  of the legislature, limiting aud an-! The friends of the government hv-  niiling the free' miners' licenses aiding in Victoria and Vancouver have  readv issued to aliens and for which j many claims here, staked by men  a fee had been paid; was an act j sent in here for that purpose, and  of rapacious, spoliation perpe-i if the creeks on which they are lo-  trated on the helpless stranger I cated prove 'good, these, people will  whom we had inveigled within our i have plenty of time to represent,  borders.    It  was  done  because   it;The excuse is made'in some quar-  Will be celebrated at  ,  DISCOVERY. Thursday, June 29  Si, it, not to conflict witlvAtUn.  One thousand dollars has been  collected and will be distributed in  pi izes.    , , ,,  '   The people of Atlin-and Surprise  are cordially invited'to attend.,   ���  Pnogani of  Events.    ,  Boxing Contests (heavy aud middle \  weight") for purse and champion- j  ship of Cassiar District.1  ' ���"     ~ ������'  -Foot Racing, .Miners' Race, Jump- j,  iug,    Vaulting,     Putting    Shot, i  Tug-of-War, Tossing N the Caber,~  Horse Racing,   Baseball  Match,  Claim Staking Contest, Dog Race,  '; Rifle   Contest,    Packing   Horse  Contest. ,   ���     ���   t .  We have arranged with the lute P. T. Bar-  num's "loatest tight rojic wjliter to aive mi  exhibition liO fpet hijli aeross Pine creek,  consisting of walking'forward and backward, balanci-ig on e.i.iii, carrying puil <f  watei, lugn kicking, balimclii,; on bottle,  eirr.Miig man on back, running with wheel-.  Lnrrow , wulking on stilts-, etc. We guaran  tee j on a good hull hour's performance.  Grand Ball in tne evening at Kciuij'k Hall.s>  Discovery hereby challenges Atlin to enter  a team in the Baseball 'match.>���> AlsOvchol- .  lenges Surprise aud Atlin to enter teams for  Tug-Of-War and Shooting Conttsts. ''  Prizes'W ill bu'aunounced next w eek.     ?    '  iiiiv  HIP,  >  'HURRAH!'  I'OR  Villi  4th Of JULY  Will '-be' celebrated  m  I-  ters that the ground will riot be in  condition to work until the date set.  We have  consulted many experi-  1 euced miners on this point aud they i _  was believed it would; be popular  among Canadians', as a' measure of  retaliation, and ;thus' confer popularity on the new-fledged ministry.  Four months trial of tt has shown 'do not hesitate to proclaim the as-i  how foolish and how disastrous to sertion absurd. Just so long as the|  the commercial and mining interests \ present placer mining laws remain i  of the province the new measure has on the statute books the miners may j  been.    It   is   todav   denounced bv  PINE TREE HOTEL.  DISCOVERY,'B/C.     '   ���  When vou come to Discovery       , '  Take shelter under the  TREE. A .��,.���,     ��� i :  _*      Pin'oat of Liciuors. \  Goo 1 stable iu connection.  CHAS. R. OUBRIDGK, Mgr.  , ..  . V   -,   :ft   ,\ i-      ��� r  Good iliimig room run  i in connection.  II. CAXGELLOR, Caterer.  business men in all the commercial  expect to be harassed  bitrarv  orders.    It. is  by such' ar-  further con-  cities of the province, and so far as  tended   thar those  on  the outside j Bennett and   Atlin 'Lake "Mining  this mining c'amo of Atlin  is con ;'would not have time to get iube-f     .    _ niui��!nn��  cerned it has served to lessen cnor-.'-brc that date.    This argument willi    , uivisions.... ,,       ^  mously the ��� crush   of enterprise of ��� hardly do, lor the reason that very.   xotiw is hereby given that an extension ot  which   this'city  would have' teen ' few of the bona fide miners 1   '"'       ----- ->--j ..:-��..." o. -v   the centre, if this alxmiination ot an | claims  are outside  at the  alien bill had never teen conceived , time.    Those yet to come are pnn-  ��� and passed bv a popularitv-hunting cipally "power-of-attorney" miners,  ministry,  assisted   b\    a slavishly Taking everything into cousulera-  otedient following in the legislature. ltion the extension is unwarranted,  �� I legalh held hi the Atlin Lake aud Bennett  present   Lakt> '.Mining Divions arc dt-uUrod laid over,  1 hn,s been granted to the 1st July, IMS'.  J, FRtiD HO.ML,       I  .\JiniattT of Minos.  But we are bound to say this much, . but is quite in keeping with the rest  that the government in   the  6rst | of the miserable farce.  place   had   its promptings in this'       matter from a class of people who,  have suffered and are now suffering ���  from the evil effects of the measure  ���namely,  the  merchants  of Victoria and Vancouver.     They, however,    have   long  since  seen their'  error, and are sensible of the injury  inflicted on them.    We-can scarcely  conreive it possible that the suicidal  Exclusion   act c;m   have  a   longei  life   than "the   next   sitting  of the ,  local parliament. ,  LIST  YOUR  LOT,'>  AT  ATLIN,   B.   C.  ^ By-a  i'  i  i  I Choice Program: of; Sports  i  i        / < FOOTRACING,  i   ���   ,      PUTTING SHOT,"  ^      TOSSING CABER,  , ��� r  . VAULTING,   -  ^    '     JUMPING," ���4'v'-",,ii"i  ���i  <    .     ;��� ,       'J �����   *- < -  - ������ IIORvSE' RACING,'     l-   ,   -  ' TUG-OF-WAR,-'        '  .    '  LOG-CUTTING  NOTICE.  Rant & Jones,  OLDEST  ESTABLISHED  JiROKlCRS  Notice is hereby givon that I claim an uu-  di\ided  one-lialf  interest  in  the premises'  know ii us the Pine Creek Hotel, Discovery.  B. C, at present occupied by G. C. Hall, and  all persons aro notified not to accept title to  the same from the said Hall.       '  J. C. WATSON, i  Atlin, B.C., June 0, I"!W.  , Applications for Land.  N'otice is licrcby given that thirty du>s.  1 uiter du'e I intend to upply to the Commis- I  1 sioner oi'l.ands and Works fur permmissioti j  I to lease .IU acres of land irueaduwj in Atlin }  ! district: Commencing ret a stako about c>ihj-  ' hull mile huutheurtterlj from the s. p. corner i  I of block 21 of the Atlin <tow unite, marked 11. 1  B, s. \\r eovnor; thence north 15 chains;,  thence ca^,t at chains; tlieucesouth JSchains; ,  i thence wo-t 20r;hl��ins more or b'ss to initial  J V"U ' H. UURXET-  I     Atlin, B.C., May 20, JW.  CONTEST  Comi: Ose  COMH  XlX.  EXJOV    VoUKSKKVJiS.  ��� 0  The injustice that the Kxelu-ioii  net has imposed upon individuals is ,  nothing short of brutal.    We know J  of men���citizens of the United States, j  chieflv���and not a few of them, who;  Pkari.  OK  St..  ATLIN,  A tux. B.  C.  fiold is Coming Galore  last fall and whiter spent their last  Iin^*ove voljl. bll��jliew,  from the mines  and  6i>tside  world.  ;p vour businesu, building: and home  dollar to procure an outfit for a sea-M�� putting iu store from*, windows,doors.  "       k    i .       .    ., .     ,.  .   ���   , j I etc., so that peepie can sec you uve here .ln<t  SOI1S prospecttllg in this-alStriCt, and j ���, biisiuesi>.   Van  hart cut the prices on win-  who have been completely stranded , ^^^ AT,��.,e/'iooAr for K  in a foreign country, their occupa- l^^^i^cho^An^ ^rfe  tion gone by the annulment or the l imported. Caiint ��� ._��� ; .  licences for which they'had paid, and I B. R. VAN DEUSEN  tlit very miuim, claiiu.s which thc\   simp, \orth i'hm st.. y.-.u-1/>--  CO'S  i.��|.|.i Strcrlj  I    Notion i> liorobj   gi^'ii   that thirty dayt  ' ufter date T intend to upplj to llic  Commis-  I sinner ot i/.'ii'l- and Works lurpurinissuiu to ;  I lF-ase :i'> acres of kind (itu'iidow)  m  Atlin division. Cassiar district, I!. C:   Commencing  I at  a  stakt�� marked  H. I,. V. n.e. corner, l.i ���  chains south of H.Burnut's iniUnl post, t holier I  uortherh   ?U   chains,    llifnci*    westerlj     Id!  chains, tnence southerly  'M chains,   thence , J -'VO  east II) chains more or lr-s to the liitHal poMt. |    Atlin. B.C.. Maj 21I,1WKI..   __'_  _   '  "Take" notice that T, within thirty _ d.ijs j  froiudutf intend applj ing to the Assistant ,  Commissioner of Uu��U .tiid Works for ti  lease of five m-rps of land, situati> about t��o  and fxiie-half miles from Atlin, near Pine  Cr->ek. lor live years, us lollows. t-oinmen--  ingat initi.ilpost, N. VV. ���- i-imimigHOiitliorlJ  17.1 jnrd,.uid"oiistprly U'i J ���J';;'"''.,,,,, ,^,,v  Aili.n- M.i\ J!ril.M.-,i'i-  Hirjit-Class Goods  And   First-Class   Service.  Rates Reasonable,  Choice Wines,,  ,  Liquors and Cigars,  .   H.   RUSSELL.   Proprietor  A. It.  OTEL   IRVING,  Newly Furnished,  l.irst-Cl.iss Aeooninio 1.it ion-..  ���Wines, l,ii|iiors. Etc.  Mt-DON VI,I). Propi tutor.  l)i~ tr\ ���! c M, .in I l'n'*t AvciHii'i  -   W  -      ..��    U^  ^-SSS^S  S^T^S^^^^^^^^^^^^^aBitnf!!^^ ��v^  *       '" '      ��� '.'<'������     -J,  I       "' ,  '   *,'  I**,   ,  J "  I I  ,    J '        I  " M::  ATLIN,' 'K. C,   SATURDAY,   JUNE <io,   isyo.  I  li  ,   �����'  J  f J  4  11  DAWSON'S BIG FIRE  On�� Million Dollars' Worth Goes  ��� Up in Smoke,  Poor Fire Appliances and Scarcity  of Water.  'lhe iok'owing, taken from tko Skaguu>  .Alaskan, tells ot Daw sou's million dollar lire.  It took pluce on Wedncsdav, A prU Aith, and  found its oiigiu in the apuitmnnls of Helen  Holdcii, locatod on the hp��oii(1 tfoor of thv  Bodega saloon, on the west sides oi i'lrit  ���avenue. TIip wind Was from tli�� rlvrr iind  nl a sout'ioi li   direction.   The exasperating  ' .and inexcusable ileloj in getting water to  >the uoi/.lcs soon caused it to be seen that the  .iioigliboi lug buildings wca-e doomed. First  ���the two Htorev building���the Northern���on  Mouth took tiro tin ough the chinks of moss,  lurid then the Tivoh buildings on the north.  The NoitlieVn   rule   on* the   south aud the  > Board ot Trade on the noith. Still no water  ���lioni the fire engine The general alarm  grow and preparations were made, tor mov-  nug iiom the entire block. Then thMia^aar  -and library storo tookitre on the south', followed 4-aiudly hi , the Aurora restaurant.  The Tivoli theatre- building ci cated such an  .intense hcut that the Uutledge building, on  ��the opposite side of Front street, took fire us  it spontaneous!}, mid at was just at this mo-  namo. of a well-known Vancouver frrt.ii.or.  "Did he jump It?" "Oh, iioi' Som* off tfae  professional ipeoplpf'who draw {^nftitmramt  salaries, staked it; and is a are liable to im  put oti at Anytime." .  ���fuck Lrtherdale Is overlooking tlu> wart:- *  ing ��tid opening up of a group of clnitti. iW'.  to 70 below���that  promise well.   Thesf ��r���� i  beaches ��n'the east ��ide of  the creckl   A] Private TWinS for ladies.  right'if,waj has beeu cleared through thej '     ) t   ��.�����,,��{,��  grctup   ami ditching   and   sluice  %ojchh nro! '   rlNttbl  STOP   'WHERE   THE    MINERS   STOP.  about completed.' 12, ,-fohtivou, Keu Smith  R. BerteauX aud Harry fiamauAre ftvarttfu,  im thl4 group.       f '   >  Gold U coming out of thin creek, and in  goodl* quantities, too, but the mliutr will  n-ut divulge.  R. C Anzer'�� Piscovery Hotel  Cor." Discovery and Second Streets, 'Opposite Meichants Bank'  of Halifax. ',  Best Wines, Liquors aud Cigars.  HOTEL    IN    THE    NORTH-   ^     "  Auction sale of claims every Saturday niglit at 8 p. m.    Music every  '"j night At 7 p. m.. under the direction ��f Mr- Jack Harrison.     ,        ,        \ _,  Nothing Too Good tor the Prospecto-v.. . v  Ha\x* your mail addressed to R. C. Anzer's Discovery Hotel, Atlin, B. C.  Skooftum House, Log Cubing Bennett Hotel, Bennett; Qiiinn Citj Hotel, Quiiiu.Citj. B. C.  - '^The MASKED BALL  I'll* masquerade ball given by Ilobr. MclTri-  tosii on .Wednftsdu.} evening-in Rice Jk Hustle's hotel was well attended. Some V) couple  were present. This man'ciueiade was the  first successful one held in AtUti aud the  variety of po-tumes large. The grand march  was heralded in at �� o'claok iiud'ttie unmasking took place at 11:20," and after'Mght re-  fieshmttiits tho gaj danow-s ,knpt u?�� the  poetry of motion till the wee small! Ihmiis.  Miss D. H��x;k,(iOt i.rst puze for the best  costume,; (lady), and Robt. Mclntonh for the  best costume (gentleman.) Ah cOnixoal coons  D.'R. Bluuchcrd (lady), and 3. Kdunedj (gen-  tleraan), carried oil'the cuke. Harrv,Pavey,  us u tramp, showed_ natural study and portrayed the character to tho delight otf tho  onlookers. The judges were Mi,s Cooper,  W. A. Spencer and F.^Stops. Jf ' ,���     '  A. G. Brownx.uk, M. A. I. M. E.  R C. Lowry, A. M.' I. C. E.  NOT   TRUiir  ,1  ���meat that the water isupplj   failed, utter a i To the Ldit.r: ' ' 1 t  tltiiUiife of a"\few minutes. Vromthe Auioia |    Sir, -The clippiug from a Vancouver paper  .restjimrant to the Aurora' saloon  was short   nituthe following heading: 'Men Scarce in  worlcfor the ilames.   The long Tnoii build- j Atlin, and claiming to be a letter from H. P-  angcommunieatedtheiUe to the cabius'in j Shaw to Mayor Garden, dated March Wth, is  ���the .rear, occupied bj the demi moi.de.    Up l tt falsehood and a deliberate lies as I did not  Front street w��nt the ilames sweeping every- | ieu>e Arancouver until, March 19th,' and did  i ii<-i.*^.- ���v^-:���Atlin until April 6th\     ,  ,    . | '-'H. P. Sbvw'  hsUmated lo��s: Opera house, Blake, Nelson  <fe Potoispik,  ^40,0(,t).   Leaven A Cooper, Do-l  4nm>ft>ii.salooii, %lu,i.bU; livoli tncatio. ^od,00ti; |  ^,'oi^hein saloon, Ohnte'A.'Asn^ M0,tKH): An  thing  befoie them.. There wore 111  buildings binned and 1 > toin dow u. ��� '  Atlin, June 6th,^9!).  i-or<i siUoon, ChishuIii^A Mucdonuld, ^iO.U,iU;  Viotoraa liotel." Mclsaacs A^W right," M5,u00;  Pioneei- saloon,  Sjpence 4c /McPliee, si.'.UOO  R 'X. A, .bank   building,   Ale\.   McDonald, j'tiou of tKe climate with which we are blessed  proprietor. ^.li,000; McLeunau Mcl'eelj &  "Co., ���sl'i.OOO; McDonakUilock. 'M2,U00: Northern  restaurant, >H),OC0:/YuJkon Bazaar building.  Sltl.UOO; Aurora restamant, *>1U 000: Pawins  J?roduoeOo^ >8,(KH). Popular lodging house,,  'JsS.dOO, Zemple <t li'ach's bai ber shop, ^S.iKJO;  "Geo. Apple mid LVeiiiou & istoie.N stock,  ���^b.OOO; Joe Jourdan_ A Co.'s Bodega saloon,  <h,i.U>, Leifei\t*t Cole's Hoard ot innle sa-  iluon, i-").(i00: JCellj^ A; Maiclibauk's Xoitliein  saloon, >"),U0O; tx- Tjpw'en provisions, >t.Uiki:  L. J. .McCoriiuck's Portland restaurant,  *">,0l)0 and a host oi othei s damaged bj at-  (tempted removal. '\   )  ' * ^  McLennan, MeFeelj A Co., Parsons Pro-  >��luce''Co. and the Bank of B��� N. A. aie tlie  uinlj concerns know n to have can ied insurance ,      ' . _. '  v, -<t^ �� Atlin's Climate. ',; ^ X-�� &  ��� Amidst ���the" pessimism of,'some and tthe  cheering optimism of others there is one  subject on w Inch^ all agree. viz��� the perfee  BROWNLEE & LOWRY,  i < >    ' ,  CONSULTING   ENGINEERS, ��� ���        ;  - *. *  Civil., Mining and  Hydraulic  Engineers,  "  . Mining; PtFopert\ ��1 all kinds '-carefullj' examined  and reliably reported on.     ' - -  rPlans and��stimates of cost of -equipmeift  of Hydraulic and other'-"-  Mines carefully prepared,      -   ��� ��� x ,    ,  ;    Surveys accurately made. Levels Run, Plats, eia��� furnished.,^ ''*���'���'''  Water R^lits Gnaged and applications made for same. \ !" -' '���  .*.     >'*'  'J \J,' -\  ," .   'ft - - .���  ltd , ' '    ���<,  '   ' .      T,   ill   H    _  I. '   I <    < V      5.11^,  ><     , ��� ���" **���  "    '/ ' ^. . *���  ;  The bright sun by day and the clear starrj  nights,   together   with the1 balms   airs'and j  gentle frosts, make this one, of the most at-,  tractive places in which to live.   Wd thou tthe  hmnidita of the coast and the biting fagors  of the further north, we have -a heritage in"'  this 'respect,which makes life notlsmiy*en-s  durable but pleasing even under adverse circumstance-,.   Other things being equal there  can liurdij be a question as to the effect upon [  those   who  care   for   themselves.'- Parsons  w ho have been in Atlin onl> affew w eeksha<ve'  in many cases been gainers as far as health  ,is  concerned.   This   is, in a,centre <of thin  kind, of great importance���for what is gold  if a man has either to swelter or to freeze.  FOR CHARITY'S SAKE.    ���  A Splendid  Concert Held Tuesday  ' -Night. ���      , ,   *  ���If auyune for n moment imagines that At-  lliu doeui't possess lots of musical tuleat thej  ���xbouJld hawejutntendprl tho concert in the, First I  JPreshjiteiaan <-lui<roh oii Tre&duv night. |  j:\prytlmiff ��-ent >off smoothii and refiects'f  .groat ored*t ��j>�� the promoters and artists ,  ���taking part    iTho follow ing is the program: ,  Seleetion. opol>Pstra; topical song, Atlin  ih> to Date. Robt Shaw : -olo Mta, Mrs. j  Ogilvie; reettatioiu Turgiuius,Mr. Lawrence; |  song and chorus, Sn neiee Riv or, Mr*. Cooiier, '  trio, bo>s, Wabas'h, Meruck, Buriiham und  Forrest, solo,v Creole Love Song, Mrs.  Brackett; Indian tdubs, Prof. T. W. Lille.v.  intermissioiv. Selection, orchestra; recitation, Christmas Eie. Mrs. Lauriu; solo, Kil-  laruev, Mrs. Jeffries, sung aud eakpwalk.  Miss Hu/.el Hand; solo, Just Break the News  <o Mothei. Miss Heck; banjo solo. Mi. Pitt*:  ��ihistliug 'iolo, Warbling Birds, fl. Vojofc.  .solo, Song That Reached M} Heart, James  Lumsdou; solo, Marguerite, Mrs. Burke;  itecitutioti, French Canadian, Robt. Shaw.  Willow creek "is coming to the frontt and  midnight jumpers are as thick us fiiet. Hn fl.v  time. ' * ; **.       *  ���  '���     '     'Agents for the Atlin District foi  CAMPBELL'S IMPROVED HYDRAULIC ELEVATOR,  .SSaMONS' BALL-BEARING HYDRAULIC MINING GIANTS,  '        ���>.       ' < '  As Tvell as f��r all other Hydraulic Plant  t  Peari. Ave-, Opp. Post Officii l Atlix, R. C.  Correspondence 'solicited.       -^  rle<  >!'  E L. PIII.1MN  '.  Fcneral   Director'   and  ".' ".',���*   Embalmkr  I.  ��� 1 I  Tbird and Discovery,    Atlin, B.  C.  '  Stodies Embalmedf or Shipment a Specialty.  ���Orders on short "notice. . t       ^   r  All ���kinds of Funei-al Supplies at reasonable rates. ' ��     , v       ���-       ' -  i C. E.'Herrou, i A��"G.,Brffiwnlee, "M^-Iv.  Alice Houghton.  HEBRON and DOMP'Y  FINANCIAL   ASENVS,  MINES and REAL'ESTATE  -  THE -  KOOTENA Y * HOUSE  ,A Home for all tbe Old  Timeffs ��f Korotenaj.  HAYWOOD   &. BYROK  Proprietors.  Enjoy home accommodation  by stopping at  The. Exchange  Choicest liquors and cigars,    ���      ��� i  in the citj.   Table and beds    , i  .  unsurpassed.   Meals at all hours.   ,     _r    ^^tf*.  ,  Matter and fifiead.    ?���  ��� '"   1 , '���    I       *        - r f     \ . "  ���X. Maher, Manager,     i   , p -   .1   (������  ^ ' ' '-> ' " l   *2 ���  Corner  2nd aud Discovery, .Atlin.   *  ,  <  .  *   1  -  <*  ~:  ,"  ^ ,  -  lJ  ��v<.  i  -,  !��  .    '    ,  *  "  .   " ���' -  '     t\C/U. JONEa  YENT AND SAILMAKIJR.  WholesnUo Dealer in  CANVAS    'HOSE,      COTTON      DUCKS,  'DRILLS,    ETC.  9 to 13 Water St., "Vancouver.  2} HELTON & CO.,  s  GOLD   HOUSE  ;  PINE CITY.'     *  . '  < > . '     .,    1  Good Liquors.   ' '-,.,/"-.  (trood Wines   > >" .  , ,and Cigars.-  ISed's amcl Meals a Specialty .  -  LEATHERDALE > &' BURTON,  Proprietors.   , - , /,.  tor|^>HE INTERNATIONAL  * X / HOTEL.  Good Liquors,   .  Good Wines,  Fine Cigars.  Honve & Olsicn, Pr.-.prietors.  Frist and Discovers, ��� - Atlin  ON SPRUCE CREEK.  K Claim man went up Sprucv Creek on  Tuesday and saw much that was of interest.  i!lc started in at 129 below and worked up to  ���lliscovcr.v on the same creek. With few p>.-  <rep*ions> the work being tlone is h,J' vvaj of  preparation, digging ditches, plucing riuic-  ing boxes in place and prospecting the  ���claims. Spruce \h a different crook tt�� Pine.  Ihed rock is deeper and the absence of w ing-  ul.inih tellithe stranger this. The first cUaim  touched was the Pooroian's Friend, 429 bellow . u bench, and worked U<v C. H. IBirrkdoll.  He said. "Five men are worSMiagaud we take  >out an uverugeof an-ounce *<�� tho man e*��r��  ttlav.   Wp clean tlw riffles every night."  Fi im horp right up tyi 4tt e�� erjrboclv '��> mo'v-  Sng und doing all kinds "Of -work. At the la*-  *pr we met C U. VVMliains. On this claim  tilings are -becoming interesting, he told the  xiupstkmer, but vvouid not saj what amount  ���of gold was poimng out. They ha*e S?fl feet  ��jl   boxes running through three  claims.  In this neighborhood we found three��vp��  ^v ho hud kicks to register. When approached the.v asked if I was one of the Atlin inrw  Sessional jumpers. The writer said no, aviJl  flicipiipiui   was talcpu to n st.ikp l>p"ni in*. it)u<  Meritorious Quartz,Hydraulic and  Placer Mines buught, sold, managed,  i equipped,  operated, examined and  reported upon.  UPHOLSTERERS.  Importer* and  Manufacturers of  Fino Furniture.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Pkari, St.  Atun. B. C  NOTICE,  We, tho undersigned, Frank t^ker jind W.  J. Partridge, of 18 and 19 Broad Street House,  E. C. London, Eng,, do herel>5 a-ppotnt Robt.  F'loi man*-of Atlin, B.<C ,'"Cas��iar mining districts to represent us in our absence in all  owe niiu-iug interests.  ! FTIANK BAKER,  W. J. PARTRIDGE.  I Witness: W. J. AWeti.  I     Atlin, "B.C.. June'}, 1899.  THE .ARCADE.  Pearl vItpi*  CailTl M awi.jsae the little  Ik ammoritih-aft. torn cijcfead down  .nil the Hots im the fcownsite  <o>f Atlin  Archie IT* Uiownlcc, "\T��m-i"tcT.  T^RINCIPAL   BATH   HOUSE  JL AND   LAUNDRY.  Best   Equipped  Establishment  in Atlin.  Lake Street, near Sawmill.  A  TLEN LOUNGE AND MATTRESS FACTORY.  Wire Woven Springs in   ,  Stock.  The British Hostelry  LOG CABIN,  B. ��C��  A spot where the-weary -JtyoirrnHr  can find rest  T. TUGWELL, Prop.  O. K  BATHS  BARBER  SHOP.  j.  First  T).  and  DURTh,  Discoverj.  s  IMSON*S VARIETY STOiRE.  Carrjiug a  large stodt of  Stationery, Tobacco, Etc.  T utiles'   Wearing   Apparel   is   u   Special  Tent lire  1 II .t   fill"!   U ml   M i **��>ls  The ballh rooms are n<;uulb as good  n��. f��imd ittcrtips Side eutranco for  ladies. v.  LINK A PRATT, Pi ops.  First ctreet  A  Send  NDY LINTON,    BOAT  BUILDER,  VANCOUVER, B. C.  j our  measurement*)  and   h��  w ill <!"��� t'"   J' 'L W*.*asifn>nijtiX}ir~7Jijztrnwro*,��  I?  '  <-  ATLIN,    B. Ct>   SATURDAY,   Jl'SB "to,    1899.  PICKED UP HERE AND THER  .. 1  C. !  McCarthy A Co.. Stoves and Hardware,  McCarthy   A   Co..   Ch'iip   Groeorips.   Discovery between r'u-st an 1 Second.  McCarthy A Co., Statiou  and  Cirjuliiting  Libra r.v, riihj vnlunifH.      i  Tent   tor sale-N>w,  never  been   put   up.  Hill.   Enquire at Tint Claim office.  C.   Doeriug,  Vancouver,  and Jack   H.vron  are at Bennett aud are e.\pceted in to-daj or I  to-morrow. ���<  Um. llolgson. of Vancouver, arrived h} !  the first boat to'takp a po.ition on "tap pro- ;  v incinl police force here.  C. D. Newton, mana.-er ol the Atlin Advcn- j  tuiers Mining Co.. vva. one of the pasHaugers  from'Vftiicouv.rou. the Gleaner. |  Robt. It. Maitlatid left tor Vancouver on !  Wednesday. He Woulln't tell us whether he j  vv as coming back In the fall or not. j  \I. de Lamare and M. Crom li��ft Sundaj last |  for Dawson   to   look  after   their   interests  there.   Thev will return here in An rust.  A IS'j pound  trout, caught opposite Taku,  was brought to town Thursduj mill  sold  f  sold I >r  S3.   He  was a  beaut}, and  ol  the Raiul,o��    tried to itart a war with England to satisfy  tend a cordial  invitation  to both Atlin and  Surprise for the 29th.   The}   al*o ehallpiige ���  to a baseball game and a tug-of-war.   , |  I     T. \V. Kimsworlli leaves lor the coast to-J  i iln.v alter u wrj   siiv('e.ssfiil business-trip.      ''  '.. ,1. Mai Phcr-iOU c-iiint) in on the first bout (  i and will look after the B. A. C. Compan.v 's i  ! ->to���k ut prononl in Taku.  ' '  ' i- Tom  Co.\.   working   on   Spruce,  received  l a  letter fioir- Truro, N. H., announcing the  > death  ol   his lather at the  latter place m  Murd . ��� < '   |  The tuitions Jim Wardi.er laft for Dawson |  on   Tuesda.v. ,  He   is canying  our  mail���a  bundle of PNohiingei���and by way of varietj  will   look   afterr some   rich   properties   ho  has up there  Among the arilvals on the first boat were  J. .MpVliirpii}, Phil. MucMan. M. Lavell and  W. W. Dickinson from ,New Westminster.  The.v came through all right, but left their  blankets- und outiit* at Taku aud are u fullering 'f their ticket* read Atlin or the  ot utsr phici-.   _ ���  "An old '-Ptitltinian dropped into the office  tluj other day and iatui-uu-d us he tt-is a British subject. Hp foreswore his allegiance-  to the United States when James G.  Blaine  -THE-  Mlerchanfs Bank of Mollfax  -INCORPORATED  ,!#$&.  Paid ,Up  Rest   -  Capital  -     -     $2,OOOvCKX>lOO  -    * ,$1,250,000.00  Gold   Dust   assayed  A   general   Banking  business   transactedi  purchased. ,  Drafts issued and money transferred to any part of the'world.  The Fi+st Bank to Open fn.AHin*  W.A.SPENCER    -    -<   -    *'   *     Manager Atlin Branch.  aud  P. - BUUN8 S> ���0  Wholesale, -  1  Corner  and  -, Rat ail   -   Butchers*  First   and   Pearl   Streets.    "  i   tribe, -  The Scotia leaves Rus-iell'- wharf at the  foot of Lake und Pearl at li) 11. m. o'clock today for'Tiiku to ponnect with the Gleaner  for Bennett.  T. P. Kane, representing the Daily Alaskan, came through e>n the first boat, lake  mini} another he ha-* pome to spp the country he ban w ritteu so much about,  .7. H. Brownlee. W. A, Spc" irer und C.-W.  1). Clifford,  M.  P. P.,  were a delegation to  .   Taku on  Tups In}   to  ii speet  and foima!!}  op 11 the Taku  Kailwa;,   and Tramway Co-  bervices will  be held  in th" First Presbyterian church, corner Third and Discover},  on Sunda} at 10:30 a. m. and 7:3!) p. in.:   Suii-  'duy school at 2:3) p, m.    Rev. John Pungle.  LH. A,, ministei.  J. Wishart, the nian/hat tried to comp in  With the Russell part} Ia,t fall, but froze his  feet on the trail and had to he'seut back tor  treatment to Victoria, w as among th�� passenger*. 011 the first boat,  ��� For two or-three da}s. last week the tare  1 lo Dawson from Skagua} was sio, and hundreds of people availed themselves of the  opportunity.' After that the companies combined 011 it ?15 rate, which obtains at present.  -Tho latitat papers announce thatthe City of  Paris, of the American line, ran ashore in a  ���light fog on the night of May 21st. The  ���cene of the accident was the Manacles, near  Falmouth, ling. All 01s l��artl wefe saved.  Thin is the same Hpot on which tho Muhegau  was wrecked.  The first}freight brought into Atlin this  ���eusou was a shipment of 12 tons, which  was brought over on the Nellie lastSatnrda}.  Included in this in a shipment of .YJO gallons  of lixiuor. This freight vv as. stored at Goldon  tiate siuce last fall. ��  The pioneer wharf of Atlin is a thing of  lhe past. We heard of no bottles being  cracked at the opening, and sounds* bud to  have deserted a Mood at the last moment.  The name of this dock will be know 11 In the  future us the Russell.  Thb} say that Otter Creek ban never been  hedroeked, but Chas. 11. Oiihriflge sajsriif-  forentlj. Ho was riding his horse to vvater  a short ways above Surprise, with nothing  but a blanket, on,- when he took n, headet,  fend la consequence has a bruised elbow- aud  a di, colored optic. He sa\ she'll be all right  for tho 29th. '  W. J. Partridge, better known us "Sailor  Kill," a figure well-known in mining circles,  left for Bennett on Saturday lost in company with Frank Baker, W. J. Allan and  Pro 1 Hyde. SfiilorBiIl is- taking tour bags  tit rock to" Loudon, and the-other bo}S go to j  Dawson, They have about 81,) acres of lodge  Vrr/jiortbes in thJfiiPrghhfirheiwL  lot of Irishmen. In this country he is compelled to pf��> for an advertisement in order  to lease 11 plot of ground from the government. Between the Irish, the newspaper*  and the Hi C. government he considers he  nas 11 hard row to hoe. '���  People Who .Weary Us.  Most things are   dear  in  this town.   But 1  there is one commodity w liich  is as free as  the air.   That is advice.   When  we first established thiii'moulder of public opinion wo  were deluged on the one hand lj}   advice to |  smash into the government, tho officials Und ,  anything or alijone that smacked of govern1 I  m?nt Influence,   On the other hand We V, ere'j  told to  pa j   no  heed to these kicks.   The} '  were jii"rt theniouthingiiof m -eheads. There .  i-, considerable   truth on  both sides.     But j  wo generally found that the udvice we most ,  respected  -Wo   had   to   seek  for.   Tf �� man ,  didn't get a lot location to *ult him we were j  supposed to make It the text of half n dozen  leading tittleles.   And thufi it rims on in a  liimdrpd and onu i.i*tatic��si    ' "  Then there Is tho religious crank Who submits to iia loMK'Wlnded letter* and insists  that we do not look back until vvehovtt sup;  pressed every .blackjack game In the town  und instructed th�� Gold1'Commissioner in  his dtity, close thfl saloons at the hour provided by "law, audi in fact, so run the town  that he aui} compare If with his moral code  and find no exception.       > -        ,        1   %     -���  Another man *IU t��11 ll'���� have much  to answer for hi booking the tww-n', accuse us of telling ArabiatwNights' stories  about the gold In the creek* aud luring people in here when there is nothing.for them.  The other fellort, with a claim to sell, is sore  because vve have not said enough about his  creek. We are Knocking the .'country," he  says.   What can a poor fellow do.  Then there is the business mail (?) who, in  a burst of generosity, orders us to insert a  one inch advertisement and then asks for a  half column write-up. He doesn't give an  extra pound of sugar with every one he sells,  but then that's different. Iii"eoutradistinc-  tion to this man, and there is many stich, is  the one who quietly tells jou what he1 w ants,  is w illing to pay the price if it suits him and  that settles it. This is tho man we like to  help. Added to these are a whole host of  others who drop in and offer confidential  suggestions on this or that point. Among it  all there are a few kernels, but the most of it  is chuff and blow'* away with the. breath that  gives it utterance.  Builders' Hardware, Miners' Supplies,  Tinware,  Graniieware,  '  Etc*, ��?��. ''������"'  ���     TiSSHOP  IN  CONNECTION.      '   ������'    v   '    -  mm. dunn  & CO. (Limited.)  FIRST STREET  ATLIN,' B. C.  -TRY-  (     K.**t  I  PARSONS PRODUCE CO.  1 '!%  HOR  Butter, Gheese and Eggs, Canned and  . Dried Fruits*  ,Largest Stock in Atlin.    Prices right.,  First 'Street.  .'   ��� '    ��� - " Atlin,   B.   C.  Atlin Lake Lumber Co.  H  OTEL O. K.  (Limited.)  , ROUGH, and  dressed) '  LUMBER  E. RossKXUi Manager.  Of   '  All  Kinds.  Choice' Wines,  Licjuors and Cigars.  Ftokt AvAAue.  WAJ, CUROE, Manager"  TVTALTER CLAYTON,  Notary Public,  Mining  Broker, Etc. '  Opp. Gold House. Discovery.  Pioneer Auction Mart  *  GREGORY   &   CO.,  Auctioneers.  Joe Clarke's Farewell.  Flip Washhagtoir. D- C, ]>cpartraeiit of  iftlurtc. has Sorwarded a letter through L. E.  Puilloy. L'nUodStates Consul at  VaticoMiver.  Atlin. H. C, Juneilth, lh'J9.    I  Gentlemen���f bog to announce to m.v  pa- |  trons and friends and  others  that   I   will j  I leinvo for Dawson  in a few  days.    An}one  ' having aui" unsettled claim against  me will !���  ' ......     paid.  Autiort Sales* every  Wednesday  arid Saturday at 2 p. m.  1  Good prices realized on outfits.  rpHE NORTHERN, HOTEL,  JL FIRST STREET.  .^   The biggest house ill Atlin.  Everything first-class.  Thagard   &   Turney,   Proprietors.  , ri  please present tlie sumo and it will be paid, j  Peopl" owing me monej, if they cim digit-  iili- w ill confer a fiivof by so doing*otherw is* i  I forgive them said debt.   All ]>apers on hi.- |  asking for pLrtieulurs of the death of ���ae , ZK^i^'^oVl^ up^fbeh!" ,  Elwrard  A. Honsol. nHpgrd trrhnvo roinmit-   onme,i  for.   If m>t called for all papers and ,_  red suicide in  Atlim  on  April ��th last.   The   all   uiifinlslipd   buniueas   will   be  left   vvithi'  lntorm��tiou vmght vv ill, bo forw anled if a,,} ! ^Sk^Sll "Wi?���*^ Whm"  oiip posst"��s>iiW tho mi-iip will leavp siieii at,     r wish to thank all who favored mo with  OARD   OF   TRADE.  A new house-on First, between Rant and Pearl.  "tTlCTORIA GROCERY.  miners' SUPPLIES. "  ���WILSON &  CURWEN,  First street, Atlin.  t.'iij office.  One of the cv��"ut�� that has arous��-l consi 1*  ������rablo favorable eonouieiit at Discovery was  the social dance bald there last Monday evening. Pourtoon to tvvijivty-tliree vv as tho ratio  and It was not silver rfthcr. The lioys of  j-ourse were in the majority, but the number  of girls Is significant!} large for a mining  ��-amp. Gay music from a violiu and �� banjo  ���'utpt the dancers bus} till 3:��J ii��t!ie morning  when the v hole company ropairpd to the  -Gold House and had n good supper before  separating. Four pouple vv ent upfrom Atlin  jin'l thpy voted the atlair a success, Tho I  jsjinmittno iu charge were J. A. McKiniion. ]  W. Holmes and Dave Burton.  \ meeting ot the? celebration committee of I  Discovery was held hi tho Gold House at that [  place on Tuesday, to perfect arrangements '  for the celebrating of th*�� 1st of July in that j  tow n.    Owing to the 1st of July being reprp- j  ncuitntieiti   day,   the}   hav e  decided to hold |  their sports on the i'lth of June���Thursday���  aud pombiiio  with  it   the   Ith of Jul}.   Thp.v f  celebrate the 1st of Jul}   and the   Ith  of the  same- on tliP ^Oth,.so as.noti to poullictiwith  Atlin's Ith     Tlii-( isn coiniiieudalilp iiiovp mid  hliuvft. that .there i^ no di^iiosptio.i 1o( on.Mict  And s|(,nilil In- iMi(,iil,it"d pl��"vv)iprp    Tln'�� '"--  -Stt-  .-.- ��� ,-=-�����>���--���   n ���.-..�� ��... ��� Wright & .CAllbrkath,   Props.  their patronage which I am well  awavpwtis ��� ���        r  eleino ��rt ctmsliKsrttbh*'r��-��k, and to Ujiuiouiice ;      '    |    that I will open for   businesss iu  Dawson lit f   </nce.    Aiy twej yeisrs-'efltpcrieiioe in the Gold  Commissioner's office rift-re puts me.I think, ; -ar -jr /yp^y  In a position t<> live co-irtpfeto-Ktitiif.ictiou to j   g a vy i Ms  my client, theru, and I so'icf a) erall from an}     B    8  ot m.v  friends  ��vho have moivey uuef prime  f'lat way. ,    . . I  Don't forget that if pre/perly u;pjr>*t)-ic-he(t T j  will pav 10(1 con*, on f he dollar before Heaving  AtBin, tiuel "that's no josh",  no matter-how j  inn -li it tuny surprise a few of the ttitupo-  rury inhabitant* of this government! curstitl [  tovrn- Yevurs truly ,  .Tor Ci,,viucr.  RITISH MINERS' PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION.  Meets every Saturday evening in  their own tent in Discovery, All  miners British are invited to attend.  '   <���",  VANCOUVER.  Everything.Firnt Ch*M<  Rates Reasonable, '  Choice Wines and Lienors,  . Meails night and day,  SAMUEL   JOHNSTON .Pro ir:ptor.  M. G. McLEOD,  Notary Public, Mirers and Reul Es'  tate bought and sold* CoHvey-  ! ancing^ Etc,  j Satisfaction Guaranteed.  Corner of Lake and Pearl-  Also agent far the AfHn Lake Lumber' Co*  Orders taken.  FOR  SALE. ,  A Hotel Property on First street, i  A  Bargain,    Must be disposed of.  CAMPION   '&.  COMPANY,      ,  Pearl Street.  CANOE FOR SALE.  A" I'oterbe>rwughi cirmxi, i> ft. (i in. long,  with paddh*�� sails>inul,Hiji|��ivtCTiuuiresv*.illlie  soldicheap. Ongiiiafly cmt ^i"i. Apply to  T. W. Punsvv'/rtlf Mortlipili (kj*pI. before 1  o'cleick todin ,  &  Headcjuarteirf fc>f  Fine Roots and Shoes,  Rubber* Boots, Miners' Pros-  neotops in endless Variety*  West side nf F'iisl  SltctM,  ....ASSAY OFNCE,.,.  W- J. RtGOw&II & Go*  Lake Street.  Prices for Assaying.  L^OIQ ������..'/tr/iiw/;   * ��� % ��*itt , . t tt*t<  i  Gold and Silver^../  <,.  Gold, Silver and Copper./..  Gold, Silver and Lead,.,,,,,  Other iuet:ik on a,np1io��lion  ,2,00  2,50  4,00  4.0a  1 r**>*^^^nKiaeg��;t}^^  '&m^^m^ioisssspc&^m^^e��!ar


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