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 m$  '" >. ' V  *���  ' - ' �� '       ,. - ,        --  ,  .." i   '   -r <\. /:  ���V     I   I.       .  ' (  * '  ."' *-_.    ''.    1  n I  "M  i  j  -')���  VOL.   i.  ATLIN,* B.   C; ' SATURDAY, _  JUNE '3,    1899."  NO. 6.  McLennan, McFcely and Co.  -   (Llmitjzd.)"'  J I  The First Hardware House in Atlin Carrying a full line of  I <- T  ��� f / f  Miners' Supplies,  Hardware,  Steves and  Tinware.  *  Headquarters,   Vancouver, B.  C     >  Branches 111 Atliii and Bennett, B. C'., and Dawson, N.  W. T.  A $200 NUfifiET  And  the  Biggest in the Bunch  Taken Out of Pine. ,      '  Was Out Prospecting With a Pick  When He Found It.  Canadian* Bank of 'Commerce  Capital   .-   - '<--   -   -   -   -   -''-,   -   -   "$6,006,000.00. \      ���  ATLIN   AGENCY.  Gold purchased. ��� Exchange bought and sold.  w A general" Banking business transacted.'  IV R. BILLETT,-Manager."  The - Bank - of = British i North = America  'Established In 1838.   Incorporated bj- Royal Charter.*        - '  A .Paid Up Capital   - '*���-"- -   -j -'   -   -   A -   $4,866,666.66   ' -.  Reserve Fund   -   :   -   -   -",,-   -  "-   - \-   $1,460,000.00    M  London Of&ce: 3 Clements Lane, Lombard, Street, E. C.  ,       "    ' ,>    t .  ���Head pffica in -Canada: ' Montreal.  H-. Stikeman, General* "Manager. "  Branches in all the principal cities of Canada, and agents in New York,  San Francisco, Seattle, Tacoma, Portland, Spokane, Boston, Chicago.. Etc."  \ Gold dust assayed and .purchased ,at best rates, ~the bank's assay  office being now in operation.   Avgeneral banking business transacted.  .   v.-J. ANDERSON,"   Manager, Atlin, B. C.      . ���   -���  When "you come to ,the GOLD FIELDS .OF 'ATLIN  reside at  The Blote! i^letropoSe  First Class Family Hotel., Rates Reasonable.  SMITH    &   CREED,    Proprietors.     .  Vancouver' General Store.  We carry a "complete stock of  MINERS' SUPPLIES  Agency of the B. C. Fruit Caning and Coffee Company, Vancouver, B. C.  Agency of the Canadian Rubber  Compiiny, Montreal.  A call solicited-  A.    S.    CROSS    &    CO.  W. R. Dockrill & Co.  E.  C.   AUBIN,  - Mimtco and Bbal, Kbiate^  NOTAKY  PUBMC,  ETC.  Pourl St., Atlin, B. C.  Branch Pino City, J. Mackay, agent.  DYNAMITE,  CAPS,   FUSE- AND   DRILL  STEEL  AT  B.   &   H;   STORE,  First Street, Near Discovery.  EDWARD G. GARDEN,  ARCHITECT.  Draughting.      Pearl near First St.,  Atlin, B. C.  fj  The Leading  OUR  DISPENSING  DEPARTMENT  IS COMPLETE  IN EVERY RESPECT.  ATLIN CITY AND DISCOVERY.  The Discovery Branch is the counterpart  of the Atliii one.  ' , A iiUKxet 'the size of a potato is w hat Mr.  Spencer of tlio Merchants' Bunk of Halifax  had on exhibition for two or three ��la>s this  week. It is now ou exhibition at the North;  ern Hotel aud Mr. Tlmgar'd says hundreds  of, people have seen it during the last few-  days. 'Tlie lump'w eighs 18 ounces 16 pennyweights and w as taken put of Mr. Campbell's,  claim, on Pine, above Discovery. Mr. Campbell w as out prospecting hia ground with a  lonely pick. He left his pan behind; he cer-  taiuly did not need it for the prize he turned  over with his long-handled, weapon. Men  -were standing on the opposite side and saw  the lucky miner at^ work.' Presently they  saw him jump skyward and then fall back  into a lower level, meanwhile clutching the  golden tuber with the grip of amuugoing  under the water for the last time. "Great  Heavens," lie said, as some men approached,  "what may a fellow expect'out of I Pine  Creek anyway?1*0 He didn't'eat any supper  that night, but-went on prospecting. Of  course they were not 13 ounce nuggets, but  they demonstrated that Pine" Creek is rich  bej ond the waiUiigs of some 'soreheads w ho*  hold the opposite contention. Let "-these  chronic ^barnacles goJ out to salt water and  wash off their incrustation. If they do, then  let them come in again; if not, put a tux on'  them and kocp theraout.  - It is the hardest kind of w ork to get at anything like authentic information of the output of gold from the various creeks' for' the  simple reason that a miner who owns a claim  is afraid of the boots lie stands iu less'some  of the professional* jumpers -who lurk  around trying to find out by actual observation the richness of the soil and'w hatever  fractions there, may be. Can you blame a  man for refusing? ^     ~      '  by nine men and captained bj-Cupt. Casey.  "It will be two weeks l.efore there will bo,  a boat from Bennett. The one building across  the lake ti-om here will not be launched until dipt. Spencer comes in." ' ,  Mr. Fansworth is u personal friend of our  Thagard and w ill be back on Tuesday to  initiute proceedings tow ards the formation,  of a brunch of the order of the Arctic Brotherhood. .Make n iioto of this und come  along und be one of the w bite birds for the  nonce. The meeting is culled for Tuesdu>  night nt the Northern hotel.        '      ��� V,  "���   i     11  'V **  SEASOjV   extended. ,  As will be seen by an advertisement ou page  eight the close season has been extended to  July I. It wus received too late for comment  WHITE AND BLACK DON'T MATE.  FIRST ARRIVAL FROM THE OUTSIDE.  FOR  FINE  VIEWS  AND  PHOTOS  GO  TO  A. C. HIRSCHFELD'S  Films, Plates, Etc., .  Developed at Reasonable Rates.  Pearl, between ist and 2nd.  Atlin, B. C.  .ASSAY, OFFICE.  W. J..R. Cowell, B.A., Scv (CumbJ, P.G.S.  Member N., Eng. I. M. M..E.  W. J. R. COWELL & CO.  Mining   Engineers,    Metallurgists,  and Assayers.  Lake STitEr.T, . Atlin.  OE CLARKE,  Mining and real  Estate Office.  Discovery Street,  Atlin, B. C.  Tj^RANK J.   HUTCHESON,  Barrister at Law,  Solicitor, Etc  Office:   Pbai. Stueet,  KELLY,   DOUGLAS   &  CO.,  Vancouver's leading  Wholesale   Grocers.  BRACKMAN, KER & CO.'  Flour and Feed Merchants, Vancouver, B.C.  Represented by W. A. Clakk iu Atliii,U. C.  From 15, to 20 Reported  to Have  , Taken the Watery Route.  Thomas W. Fansw-orth, u Skaguay merchant, and Chief of the Arctic Brotherhood,  is the first arrival from the outside. His  left hand show s the signs of u slide on a ragged edge aud blood was oozing from it as  he w as making ready to leave the Northern  Hotel on tho 2 o'ocloek stage Thursday for  Discovery.  "I left Skaguay two/weeks ago and was  among the lust to leave," he started   out.  "The finish, you see, is tho other way.   From  Log Cabin to Tepee it tdok 24 hours.   Here  I met the regular mail carrier and he throw-  up the job disgusted.     Big Jack and George  Davis took up the work and as a rosult jou  have    the    mail   at   Taku    to-day.    After  leaving  Tepee   we  spent a day building a  bridge and then made for the'head of. Otter  Luke.   Sere "George Du vis and mj self ware  taking all kinds of chances on our lives.   He  fell iu three times aud so did I.    The dearest  friends we had were the skis.     They kept  us from taking the short route to heaven.  We then abandoned the lake and took over  the mouutuius.   This landed us at Mrs. Mini-  sou's.    Half u  mile above ^this  we  met a  freighter by   the   name   of   Smith. He was  about 300 yurds out on the rotten ice aud so  exhausted was he aud   his doir.s that  they  could hardly move.   When w e iirst came to  him he shouted 'Come out and save mo soon  or I'll drown.'   We couldn't go.   And right  here let me tell you something about dogs  and  whut sense   they have.   Frank  Goyne  took throe of the dogs off his team, went  to the edge of the lake, pointed the leuder to  w hero the man and his team were aud they  started out to the rescue.   The freighter's  dogs    could    hardly   walk.       Smith   after  reaching shore   fainted and  it took  three  hours to bring him to.   His legs and hands  were as raw as any beefsteak you ever saw.  "Next morning  an   old   man started  out  from Otter Lake and was drow ned where I  fell in.   Between SQ0 or 400 people are camped  in the neighborhood.   The unfortunate man  has a sou working at Tukn.   Tho next day  w e saw two men on a raft iu a hollow and at  1 o'clock the raft disappeared.   Undoubtedly  they    both   perished.     Several    hats   and  throe or four  abandoned  sleds were seen  on the way.   It is perfectly s<ife to say that  from lr> to 20 people huve perished.   Big Jack  and George Davis are now at Taku with six  bags of mail. Both boys aro physical w recks  und deserve more than tho thanks   of the  community.  I came ucross in a boat maimed  The Charity Wheel Thrown Out, for  ,y   ' - Blackjack.  The second charity ball was not the success  the first one wus,  und .the deplorable incident li.is'had the effect of segregating  the  membership iu so just a cause, i. e., the raisin; of funds lor the needy sick  of  Atlin.   '  Like the iirst one. the dance took pluce iu  Rice A Hastie's hull, and it is most likely it  will be the last. 0The hrst night, they had a  wouth.er-boat.ju, old-fashioned und churchlike'looking   wheel,   aud relieved most of  the-plajers   of ..their   change.   The second'  ball, how ever, wus different iu many respects..  -���"I^wus not allow ed to run the wheel," said   v  one of the ladies,  as she called tho writer    '  ucross tho street, "because I made'too much  money the first night." *      , ->  "Hoiiv w"as that; did tho othor'ladios object?" . '       i  "No; not olL I'll tell you the whole trouble.  I was sick that dav, and didn't cure to go. -'  Some folks came down that afternoon and  begged me to go.'I finally consented and  took my wheel along. I just had it iu place  when I was informed that the wheel could  not he run because it interfered" with the  blackjack game running in the back room.  I asked who hud said so und wus informed  thut the management of the hotel issued  the order. I picked up and left. That's  the story of the charity bull and blackjack  game." '       "    *,  "Were you running a brace game?"  > ''I   was  running the .wheel   aud I don't  know the other game."  Here is a. case for the Commissioner and  these places should be sealed up tighter  than a drum. ~ Now is the time to deal the  blow ; not wait till all the toughs iu Skaguy  come this way.   More anon,  "i .' i-,.  j- < A-  '     ;,V'  ..       '.v^1  TAKE BACK YOUR LAW  < r  And Send Us a Judge, and Then  Another and Then Another.  Finally   Appeal   to  Heaven  for  Another for This Abused Town.  Was there ever enacted such an unjust  law iu tho annuls of the British Empire  as the Alien law? Whore? From the timo  tin miners where imported into England to  the development of the Kootenays 'no parallel cau be turned up whereby the Union  ���Tuck was so humiliated as it has been iu  this province. The drum that beats tatoo  around the world und nurses to sleep the  freest born people on the human pedestal  will not echo the Alien law. This law must  die, and die it must. The government that  sells a man a license for one jeur and at tho  expiration of a month or so turns round  aud deprives him ot the right he purchased  is piratical, aud cannot sail the sea of public  opinion.  ��� Wo have men in our district to-day by the  thousand who purchased liceuseslast fall before a good and enterprising people wero  barred entrance. A goodly number of these  men took to the hills aud to-day a few may  be ssen wending their way to Atlin. Some  of them with finds. At the record office they  are asked if they are British subjects. If he  denies his birthright ho can record, otherwise he cannot. The price of the license is  a flee-bite to the cost entailed by these men  in prospecting aud hunting for mouths and  then come back to find that their labor has  been iii vain. The cost of outfitting a prospector is better know n iu a mining camp  than in a city, and the hardships entailed are  also better known.  Is this a just law?  snts  Trainor street is out for improve -as  and Dr. Boyle is at th-* hea I of it. We understand thcCommissioeer has guaranteed a  sum for tiis streat between Third and Second.  <^*mmmtHmMmmiimmtmBsssssimismmm^M��MKammMm  r  i   .-,  j ir*. ��� v i:.  "'��� * -A-V ': " '-;. (V -'v  .VI UN,    IJ.  C,    SATl'l-iDAY,   jl"-\*K   ;v   *;.*?�����-  Tuts An.in   Ct.ai*\l    ...  I'lililislind      i-M-i-y     Nit unlay    morning   by  Comma & Mackay. '  OHicc nt' ���iiiblicatlou:  Corner ol Second ituil Tfiiinor Streets.  AiUerUsiug raws iniuln knoivu on upplic i-  I Win.  Our subscript inn price Is "it a year, pay-  alil<- iu itd\aiii-n. Xo paper �� ill be delhi red  unless tin's.- conditions are ftiiiinlicd with.  THE SITUATION  REVIEWED.  11 doe--, not stem possible that  the government of this'province can  understand or appreciate the situation at present existing in this district. Even the 'stupidest or most  boorish "overnraent that ever was  could nor. .have;il in its mind wilfully to allow-- conditions to. exist  from day to day, from' week to  week? and from month to month in  fuse money, and so any number of  record'3 will be cheerfully taken for  the  same .piece  of   placer  ground  without any question   at   all. as to  whether it has been staked and recorded pre\iously.    Our gold com-1  missioner regards it as his duty to j  do this, though he knows that it is,  only a  further  aggravation ol the I  entanglements that already exist.  HOTEL VICTORIA  ��� But it is not specially effective,  now to criticise the failures or clffici- i  encies ��� or worse of the past. Itl  shouldYbe the effort to secure im-1  proved conditions for the 'future. Tt  is to be surely presumed that some ���  time a judicial officer will arrive;  here to settle the hundreds of dis-|  pales regarding claims.' We fear it!  will bo a tedious  process  and the j  SURPRISE LAKE,  W*VW^VV*V��WVVNVWVWVW^��J fflf  Bunks, drinks and meals.      Private rooms for ladies.      Special rates, for  packers.    Open-day and night.    Mail,leaves for Atliii daily.  Gold bought. 't  11  LIST  YOUR  LOTS  AT,  I Enjoy home accommodation  '" " " by stopping at  '. y.��  Atlin district' without doing the first [ danger now is that in' very many  thing to improve matters. The I cases the whole season will be lost,  minim, industry of the district is j wiln all the deplorable conscquej.ci-s  practically paralyzed because of the! that must ensue. The people here  supineness ot the-authorities at Vic-j should bestir- themselves to expe-  toria and the delays of the law.   'It j dite   the   operations of, the ' judge  is safe to siy that there are at this  moment thousands1 of men lying in  a   state   of enforced  inactivity, at'  enormous exneute of"Unie and money  U">.themselves,-awaiting the decision  of 1hc authorities as to the owuer-  ' ship  ,of mining   claims   on   these  creeks.      Months  ago,   during the  session of the legislature, provision  was made for a judicial investigation and decision of disputes���still  no functionary of the law" has arrived for that purpose,' and no information is'vouchsafed as to when  he will arrive. The delay is shameful  it  is  criminal.   - This   delay  is  mulcting the people ' of the district  thousands bf dollars ai day for the  mere cost of living  alone, to say  nothing- of  the, loss  of time and  other expenditures.  , Yet meantime we see the officials  of the government throughout the  district displaying the marvellous --  we might almost' say merciless���  activity in thecollcctionof revenues.  On this point the officials here have  bc-en instructed from Victoria in  terms evidently that could not possibly be misunderstood. The/pound  of flesh is being exacted with a  sanguinary ferocity that seems unappeasable. A poor devil of a  prospector,' with his claim put on  the creek "tied up" by disputes for  which the bungling of previous officials of this same government are  icspousible,   having   eaten -himself  out ol grub' during  the long wait  when he does arrive. Tie will  necessarily be ignorant of the conditions as they'exist. He will need  the, advice and counsel of the best  informed aud wisest of our citizens,  aud with that object in view_ concerted action should be ,taken, .We  have this suggestion1 tojmake.'that  a public meeting should-be'called to  discuss the situation generally, and  after a free interchange 'of opinion  has been held, a committee should  be* appointed to draw up in a formal manner a presentment to the  judge one his arrival of-*the whole  situation, together with such suggestions for the guidance' or enlightenment of the judge as wisdom  may suggest:' The main object is  to have the disputes settled as speedily as possible, so that the hundreds  of men now idling away their time  here may get to'work. Only good  can result from the most speedy action on these lines.  Rant & Jones,  OLDEST  ,      *     ^ ESTABLISHED  ' B.ROKERS     ' ' ,  OK ATLIN.  .' V  Pearl St.,' Atlin, B. ,C.  The \ Exchange  Choicest liquors uml cigaiw       :.  in tin,'citj.   Table und bed*    ,  unsurpassed.   MenU at all hours.  Maher and Mead.  i  i       * - '            -   *  I           A '. ���". Maher, MaiiHgur.  * ' -                          >     ,''  Corner 2nd and Discovery,  Atlin.  H  OTEL   IRVING.  i  A. R.  N'owly Furnished,       ,  Eirst-Cl.iss Accommodations,  Wines. Li mini's, Ktc. , -  MeDONALl), Proprietor,  Discovery Si. aud Kir-t Avenue.  PINE TREE HOTEL.  ' DISCOVERY,  B. C.     ���  When you come to, Discovery v  Take shelter under the  TREE.  Finest of Liquors.  CHAS.  R. OUBRIDGE, Mgr.  Good dining room run  in connection.   ,  H.'CANCLLLOR, Caterer.  jThe British Hostelry  LOG, GABSN, B. G. *  , A spot where the weary sojourner /  *, . ���,'    ��-  can 'find, rest.  " '   T.- TUG WELL/ Prop.  H  OTEL VANCOUVER.  There is just one meaner man than >i claim- ;  jumper und  he ain't cutting uuy ice ut the  present time. ' |  There is just ou thing: ou which .vou don't I .  huVe to pay taxes���to breathe.   But there is <  no telling when an embargo will  be put on  the port of entry.'  The good book says: "Jf any man will sue  thee at law aud take away thy eo.it, let him  have thy cloke also." This wouldn't 'do to  apply to claim jumpers,. No, not in this man's  town.  K\erything !?irt>t Class.  Kates Reasonable.  Choice Wines and Liuuors.  Meals night and day.  SAMUEL   JOHNSTON"   Pro r-e'<  lor the arrival of the judicial, commissioner, goes out into the bush  aud cuts a cord of wood.    He 'attempts to sell it in town that he may  ^et money to buy' food.    Instantly  he is set upon by the officials of the  government to pay   a  logger's   license of Sio or a stumpagc on what  he has cut.    Having no money, he  i-< debarred  of the  opportunity of  getting any.    Unhappy man!      He  might better be an iuh.ab.lant of the  debtors'    ward   iu   iu   Fleet street  prison, for there, at least', he would  be  assured   of   a covering  for his  head.    Another unfortunate, having  ��-old his te*it to  "raise  the  wind,"  sets himself to, get out some spruce  poles to put up a .shack���the  inevitable* government official instantly  appears on' the scene demanding the  government royalty.  You are lingering about the town waiting for the  judge to turn up, and to satisfy the  cravings of hunger you slip out iu  the morning  end  shoot a duck���  heavy fines and probaoly imprisonment follows with  a swiftness and j  certaintv that is astounding.  Th? people of Discovery hava tikon jrro-it  care that none of the rich claim', in that  vicinity shall escape. They have ull been  securely anchored by nico square-toppod  stakes iu rich profusion,  Hetweeu the ballon stories of the gratters  that graft and the hard-luck stories of the  grafters that don't poet u chance to graft the  editorial staiF of this great religious w ookly  do have a powerful hard time.  Wo thought of announcing a great  European   wai*   in   this    edition,   but   when   we  stopped to consider the moo I of the  people |  of this town we concluded  to hold over the  vivid det.iils for a future occasion. [  Prom tho luck of interest shown in the !  mutter of lire protection the people of this  town must think their goods too green to  burn. There is no doubt greon goods among  them. Rut green.goods ain't always a sure  thing.  j For grafters and grousers this town takes  ! tho bun:  | Tho government are robbers, says each son  ! .        of a gun.  I The   government  taxes   till   their   pockets  grow full, (  And you may get a good thing, that is if  you'vo a pull.  ..HOTEL   RUSSELL..  First-Class Goods   *  -And   First-Class  Service. -  Rates Reasonable.  Choice Wines,  Liquors and Cigars.   '     ���    '-1  JAS.   H.   RUSSELL,    Proprietor  'HOUSE-  '���PINE CITY.' ;  . Good' Liquors,  Good Wines -  '-   ' . - - i -    -  ..     . < .  and Cigars.  Beds and Meals a Specialty.'  LEATHERDALE   &   BURTON,  Proprietors.  LOST.  A pocket book containing papers addressed  W. P. Davison, of no value other than to the  owner, woro lost in town the early part of  the week. The finder will be rewarded by  leaving .same at this office..  TiHE INTERNATIONAL  HOTEL.  ,,, Good Liquors,   . .Good Wines,  '   * Fine Cigars."  ���Howe & Olsen, Proprietors.  Frist and Discovery, At..in.  Applications for I and.  Sixty days from d'lto hereof I intend to apply to.the Chief Commissioner of Lauds  for permission to lease or purchase tlu-dP islands for agricultural purposes (1 herewith  acknowledge puinpiu; station rights previously applied for) containing tweiity-uiuo  acres more or loss an 1 situate opposite Atliii  townsite in a westerly direction o.i Atlin  Lake, each island being staked with an  initial post ou its northwestern extremity.  W.I. S. C. BLI/5ARD.  Atlin, B. C, April 1.'. IS<10.  MASONIC NOTICE.  All Masons take notice that u Masonic  register is kept at tho office of Robt. R.  .Maitlaud, First Street, Atlin, whore thoy aro  requested to call and record their names,  wnether at present in Atlin, or upon their  arrival.  In case of needod relief for any member of  the cratt pIea->o inform any of the following  member.-, of the Atliii Alasonic Relief Association, viz.:  R JlcB.  YOUNG, ROBT. R. MAITLAND,  A. S. CROSS, -L N. ROSE.  C. 1). .MASOA. JN0. H. KILMER,  Ji. K. MAI 1'LAND, Secretary.  All this sort of thing we regard  ;is a species of petty oppression aud  extortion, wholly out of keeping  with the spirit that should actuate  the governing powers iu a mining  camp such as this is. The government seems to have the idea that  ics chief function is the collection of  revenue. It is the motto of the i  ���jfovrnmunt office ^icre never to re-'  Ton thous'ind dollar-, worth of the finest  goods stored in a t��nt, or building witlioi.l  show w indown or glass door-, is a \on to the  owner. People ea'n't see what you have to  sell or w h.it they aro bi.yin.*. You can got a  glu-,-, fro it in your store, and window's or  doors ma le to ht your building ri-rlit hero  at home cheaper than you cuu import them,  even w he i the boats begin to run; also Glus*,  Puttv, etc. AH prices on the above will be  lower than it can be imported in small quantities. Hereafter our shop will be enlarged  to supp.y the demand. Store fronts, Doors,  Windo.vs, Counters, liars and Office Fittings  a spejialty. Sketches' and drawings for  special work made without extra charge.  Give us a trial.  P. R��� VAN DEUSEN CO.,  North I'll-.* ?!tvp<--t. ucir DKfiivu���  Strn"t.  Tako notice that we, the undei'si rued,  thirty days after date, intend iipplyi-ig totlio  Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lauds and Works  for a lease of laud situate on Pine Creek  at junction of Spruce and Pine Creek trails.  Coininouci'i^ at a po^t marked s.w.corupr,  running thence 5 chuins north, thence 1��  chuius east, tlieuce f> chains south, theucu  buck to point of commenoe'iieiit.  jr. H. STIRLING,  LOUIS CUPPAGii.  MaySth, 18S1P.  Notice: Pierson and "Vincent have this day  located live acres of ..ground for garden purposes, situated as lolloiv.s: Commencing ut  u po-,t in tho centre ol Discovery and Sixtu  streets, running one hundred and seventy-  tour roils east by north, parallel with Discovery street, thence seventy-five rods north to  location stake; tlionce north 'forty rods:  tlieuce west twenty rods: thence south forty  rods: thenco east twenty rods to location  stake. Wm. N. Piehson,  S. S. Vii.cj-.m-.  Atlin, Mny 9, 1809. inlUjU  Atlin Lake and Bennett Lake Mining Divisions, Cassiar District.  N'otiee is hereby given thut tho (dose season  liroclaiinod by the order of W. J. Runt.Gold  Ooinmiihioiier. dated October 13th, lt98, is  horeby extended until the 15th day of June,  1S99, und that all plai-ev cluimb legally held iti  the Atlin Lake and Bennett Lake Mining Divisions are luid over till the suid 15th duy or  June, 1S99, and ull the laj o\ei'o granted during the suid close reason are extended accordingly to said last mentioned date.  J. D. GRAHAM,  ���"fold Coijisnii-sioiior.  ".tlin. U. V.. Mh:  JLth, 1M9.  Take notice thut we, Robert Ditisdale and  D. L. Kelly, tt J days after flute intend to up-'  ply to the Chief Commissioner of Laud-, and  Works for permission to lease or purchase tho  follow im described laud containing about  0 acres for agricultural purpose'-, viz.: Commencing at a point o.ie-halt mile from Atliii  Lake, bounded on the south side by Di'->co\-  ery trail and running about 7 chains parallel  with tho said trail towards Atliii Luke;  thence al rirht angles north-west 7 chuins;  thenco at riiht augl-*s north-east 7 cliuins;  tlieneB at right angles south-west 7 chai.isto  the point of commencement.  ROBT. DINSDALK.  D. L. KELLY.  Atlin. B. C, May 8th, 1899.  Tuke notice that I, within thirty days  from date intend applying to the As-istant  Commissioner of Lands and Works-for a  lease of live acres of land, situuto about two  and one-half miles from Atlin, near Pino  Creek, tor Jive years, as follow s: Comnienc-',  ing at initial post, N.-W. e��� running s<iutlierly  17'" j a'-ds nnd easterly 1 Id yards.  ROIsfiRT  fJUIRRSOX.  Atlin, May S'.ril, 189U.  /  -'--,1  JW'CTl!iV-,^tt'Mfc^��,*CMnK"lw  ����=r��Mi��TW^"������nBOriarijrettsi*-xn���  nnffMv-Wsaxs: !%;��������  *** ��^t��ft��*ru*��aM��ianfW i  y { r> -v  '/>.  4 /A'    4. A-  "-   '.A  . m  M  .Yfl,l.\\    IJ.* C,    bWTsjRinV,   JUNK   .*,,    itiyy.  I -VSTi  \,l  I  V  ft  IP \��   *-  I   ���  .)  WHERE* GOLD GROWS.  ��Bod<krv Coming to  the' Fron(  With Splendid Reports.  Pine an 1 Spnue Now In the Leac  but Others Will Soon Follow,  A NEW FIRM.  B. Jamie de 'l.uinurc, oditor-of the Klondike;  Review, published in l'aiis, and correspondent of Revue des Revues, IUustra ion mid  Unive-rs Hluatre. li. d-oni *.rnd A* O. Ifirsch-  felfl, the latter our looul photographic., w ei.t  out on a tour oi uisiiectioii und iniouiiatioii  last Kiinduy uinrniug. , Thlrty-oue photo-  gruplies were taken nnd these will lm placed  tin exhibition at the 'Paris lair wild uacA exclusively by M.-ilo l.ainui u, for liU jouiiiuls  "Fiom biirpriso Luke we wont up Ottei  Creel', but didn't Hen much in the way ol  work," suid -\I. do Lainarc. "We wont bacl  to Surpriso and from thero to Hoiildor. A\^  haw nothing i nt 1 we iiriived at t'm eunv nn*'  >jut from there, oh ui>s(witki his ehaTftiTPfis'-  tic Fronch cuthuttlam after (toolnff something good) she's ulire with mon working  horribly hard. From the canyon up to l>is-  ���covoi'i" ovoi'j' claim is being worked. , More'  w ork is being done on this creek than on  Vine and Spruce combined. *    '  "On fapniio o eek between 70 and 7], a  bench claim, thero is a 11U foot tunnel, (> fept  high and 4 feet wiile. They are putting in a  small trumw n v.' There is no necessity tor un  tiir hole on this property, as this comes na-  turully. The pay taken out of this claim is  ��12 per man. The Walla Walla, 31 and $1,  on the same creek, have an hydraulic pump  of home manufacture. Red rock is from 10  "to 12 feet deep.  "Stevendyke seems t�� be good., but in my  opinion is not very deeix. Each one of our  Iparty w ashed in the neighbor hoo 1 25 cents at  .grass-root-..  "On Pine-ei'eek, MeCuiilley's claim, which  everybody in this neighborhood knows, is a  good'claim, and the best I've seeu'so far. I  iavv over half an ounce in one pan come, out  while wo were there. F-i>��m thero we went  to Millet's, Discovery on the same creek, and  iie has 14 men at work, seven at night and  .seven during the day and there is not a moment losts  -"The one great drawbacks and every min-  ��r whom I have met, holds the same view,  is that the claims are entirely too imalL They  ���cannot be w orked satisfactorily. Where can  ��i man dump on a. hundred foot claim'1 But,  again, let me tell you." said M. de Lamure,  "'tlie greatest liydraulic proposition in the  w orld is back ot Atlin, I venture to say thut  15 cents will be taken out of ever,y cubic  ,>nrd of dirt washed."  J. Russell came dow u from Boulder and  *ay�� cveiy thing looks .Hatte-ring. He said  two chaps on lo below w-e*'e taking ^lUUa dajr  ���and' didn't seem to t>o working very hard  ��iiuer. Jim says that no estimate can be iir-  ji\ ed at whereby it is possible to compute  the output. Every man you meet is under  the impression that if h-e discloses the amount  of ���oid taken out lie endangers his claim.  Another >.reek that very -tittle is being said  ���about is Birch. Lots ot work is i.ein; done  on this creek and lor u i.istaMce cf three  miles one half of tho ttvok is as dry as a  thirsty traveler. "One thin���," says <jiin,  "'that shoul 1 not bo overlooked by miners  and people oi Atli i is the fact that perfect  "harmony" s toul I prevail an 1 not think  that every stranger is nn usurper.  Herron & Co.vj/repared to Handle  Mines and Real Estate.  Prominent among the new signs on l'rarl  street is one reading "Hei run A Co., Fin'aii-  ciul Agents." The firm is composed of  Charles li. RerixniisArchibiilii Graliaui Brownlee, and hist but not least, .tli s. Alico Jlon^l.-  cjii, all subjects of th3 crow u.  Mr.   Herron   was   formerly   interested   Li  gold   mining   iu    South   Africa,   Australia,  lexico  and   other   countriea.    He   cumu lo  ihis district lust year aud is consequently in  "old-:imei " in our new camp-   None oi oui  r jsidents have a more, extensive  kuon 1-jclj. c  if   the   natural   resources ot  tho   adj.icei t  ouutry than Mr. Herron, w ho has exploi i '  mil ���MOSii'"*t��"1 nil the  know n  ���rold-beurinj   ]  ereefes, and �� bile not un enthusiast bespeaks  oi  the  prosperous future of 1 lie Atliii dis- ]  trict w ith a  toiilideneo aud  assurance I,.at)  arnes.w night in the  minds of'persevfrin    I  iiinors aud   intelligent ^investors   who, ur  ivndv and willing to investigate for themselves.   Cliarlie is all right and his footprints  along the creeks havo left their marks.  .Mr. lirortiiloe is u initio eNpeit ol iniiny  leur*' practical experience, a membei ol the  American Institute df Mining Kugiueers, the  Northwest Miners' Association and the Colorado Bureau of Mines. Ho is not a stranger  to the mineral wealth of Biitish Columbia  and has done considerable work iu the Pacific northwest both in examining and operating mines. He has examined and reported  upon muny properties throughout this province aud the United States, always with  credit to himself aud profit to his clients.  Tlie gentleman named is a brother of ,1. H.  Brownlee, the government sui veyor, and he  is reported to be in close touch w ith eastern  capitalists who, are desirous pf securing  meritorious mining properties, hence his  advent here." He has made a cursory p.\-  amination of some of thp creeks and speaks  favorably of them, especially of the* possi-11  bilities for profit producing hydraulic enterprises.* t,  Mrs. Alice Houghton's name is well known  in the Pacific northwest, particularly in the  state of Washington, w here she conducted a  large real estate and mining , business. ��� The  lady enjoys the distinction of being the only  Woman who descended lo the low est level of  the famous Le Roi mine in an ore bucket before the skip was put.in place. Her proclivities for investigation are said to be unbounded and w ell known to Kootenay miners.  For some time she was connected with -the'  land der*i'traent of the Northern Racific and  and Great Northern Railway companies, and  rendered valuable assistance) to tho last  named road in securing a right of way-  through the state of Washington. Mrs.  Houghton is noted for hor business qualities, a polished use'of tha Queen's English  aud an uusurpassed capability for work in  tnc mining business.Dunn j the five years lust  past she has been'associated with Mr. A. G.  Brow idee iu the mining business, the firm ot  Brownlee & Houghton, having their main  oifices iu the Mari.'iiette building. Chicago,  with branches or connections in various-  parts of Colorado, Utah, California, Oregon,  Washington, Idaho, Montana and British  Columbia. ��.  At present Mrs. Houghton is in California  closing the purchase of the Schroeder Consolidated group of quartz mines which Mr.  Brow nlee und Horuce V. Winchell; M. E.. of  the Anuconda Copper Co., of Butte, Mont.,  examined last winter. She is expected to  arrive in Atlin on the first boat or shortly  thereafter.  Aside from its own operations the firm pf  Herron A Co. have announced that they will  act as financial agent for loreign'investors,  nnd w ill do a general mining and real estate  business. With such talent at command, and  such a promising country before* it, success  o dv can be conjectured.  STOP    WHERE  ��� C. Auzer^  Cor. Discovery  TI-IK  MINERS    STOP.   .  iscovery Motel  Opposite Merchants Bank  and Second Streets,  .    of Halifax.  Private rooms for ladies. ,   Best Wines.'Liquors and Cigars.  FINEST    HOTEL    IN   'THE    NORTH.  Auction sale of claims every Saturday night at S p. m.    Music every  ligkt al 7 p. nil under the direction of Mr. jack Harrison.  Nothing Too Good kor the Prospector. '       '  Have- your mail addressed to R. C. Anzer's Discovery Hotel, A'tlin, B. C.  :knoknm House, Log Cabin: Bennett H t' 1. R n *>\t; QuinnC't    l"<st*l, Q' inn City, B. C.  hip;  t  HIP,  HURRAH  FOR TUB  4th OF. JULY  Will be celebrated  via.  ATUN,   B.   C.  Bv &  Choice Program of Spcris  FOOTRACING,  PUTTING SHOT,  TOSSING CABER,  VAULTING  E. L PILLMAN   Fcjnkral   Director   and  ' Km-malmkk       '    ���  Third and Discovery,,    Atldn, B. C  Bodies linibaJmed for Slupment a Specialty.  ' Order . on short notice.  All kinds of Ji'imoral .Supplies  at  reasonable rates. ,    ,  R. C.L0WRV, A.JL1.C.E;  .   CIVVL   AND   HYDRAULIC  v'    ' ENGINEER.  *���". /  t  /  s.    i .1  I' 1 '     I  , k> - -. '  >' 'A  - -A  P<-arl Street,"  Near'First.  atlin, b. a  ''vl  or,  W. A. Patterson is another Boulder Creek  unaii with good news. "I wouldn't take -"bn.UUO  for one fit my c'ui s there,",h-o tol i us. "I  fiu n two and a fraction, but I'm only- work-  mg one at present.' This one is 8 below and  ii three-flays' run with two men showed 17  <juncos. Most of this was taken fiom bedrock and the depth is about hve feet. Of  course the grouudwas all stripped and clcar-  i'd before hand." He brought down an ounce  diugget and has it on exhibition iu Dockrili's  drug store, and it is a beauly.  C. E. Herron,  A. G. Brownlee, M.E.  Alice-Houghton.  A  iAJOAL  HOA.U.  The Taku & Atlin Tramway Com-  ���  pany About Ready for Business,  A piece of w-ork that certainly redounds to  the credit of our local people and shows toe  ���enterprise they display is the Taku A Atlin  Tramw uv Company, now Hearing completion  nt Taku, across the lake from Atlin. The  ���difficulties-encountered nnd battered down  by our local men may be a warning to Victoria charter-mongers that there is no blood  money to be sought in this neighborhood.  "Yes, the road will lie completed and iu  ���operation b.v the arrival ot the iirst boat."  said one of the leading men in tho company  on Tuesday, "and freight, including* whurf-  agecharges.wd'l belandedut Atlin Luke for ?G  u ton. This figure isrousoiiablc and local mor-  ffiauts should muke urrangements to huve  the sume perfected before the rush is on.  Tho cqmp*.ii,y has been to great oMieuse  iu connection with their road, and coupled  with this is tho erection of a substantial and  commodious wharf at la>ku. Anoti er will  lie built ut the Atlm ond.  "The road is a Il-fool guuge und the niuxi-  umni grucle 4 per cent. Ai. G. McGregor,  ���freight ugont ior tho Trumw uy Company, is  at present on tho outside perlocting fi eight  urrungcnipiits. buying rails, curs, etc., with  ���ivhicli to vplii'Sf' the infive pviinilivc .ip-  jilinnres."  lerrori $�� Co��  FINANCIAL   AGENTS,  and REAL ESTATE  JUMPING,  HORSE racin:  TUG-OF-WAR,  LOG-CUTTING  CONTEST.  Come Onk  Comk Ali.  Enjoy  Yqurselvks.  -  THE  -    .    v*  KOOTENAY - HOUSE  , A Home for all tlie Old  Tamers of Kootenay.  ���HAYWOOD   &    BYRON,,  Rroprietors!  C. H. JONEa  TENT ANE5) SAIWIAKER-  .Wholesale Dealer in  CANVAS    5HOSE,      COTTON      DUCKS^  DRILLS. 'ETC.  9 to 13 Water St., "Vancouver.  Q HELTON & CO.,.  'i *.< 1  " ' ' *:,x  UPM-OLSTERERS.  Importers and  Manufacturers of  Fine Furniture.  WANCOUVKK, B.a  J PRINCIPAL   BATH   IBEOUSE  AND   fl^AUN'DRY.  Best -Equipped  'Establishment  ���i      tin Allin.  Lake Street, near SawmilL  A  TLIN LOUNGE AND MATTRESS FACTORY.  Wire Woven Springs in  Stock.  Meritorious Quartz, Hydraulic and  Placer Mines bought, sold, managed,  equipped, operated, examined and  reported upon.  B.B.  &CC.  Pearl St.  Atlin, B. C.  HPHE ARCADE.  JU Poari ttreet  Call iii aud see the little  hainmerthat knockeddown  al! the lots in the towjisite  of Atlin.  Archie L. Brownlee, Manager.  ABsstioneers,  Valuators and general business  Agents, Sale and Storage Rooms.  Pearl Avenue,  above First Street,  Atlin, R.  C  Thirty years1 experience in -the Icafling  mining eumpa of the world.  Consignments handled to the heat uth-ati-  tuge and prompt returns made.  Will sjII publicly or privatelv, us desirod  all kin Is of merchaudisp, houses and Xuis,  furniture, live stock, mines, etc.  Business conducted on broud-gauge prlnci-  i pies. Wutch this sp.iee J or future .ids. .and  I dates of sulr^  3-  First  B.  and  DUKIL,  Discovery.  IMSON\S VARIETY STORK.  ���Cuirris-iiig a l.urge Stock of  Stationery, Tobacco, Etc  Ladcet'  W��u>ring  Apparel is  a Speoiul  &eaturo.  1     First and Runt Streets.  ANDY LINTON,    BOAT  BUILDER,  VANCOUVEJR, B. C.  Se-rri 3M>ut  measurements  and   he  wili'd�� the re*t.  O. K  BATHS  BARBER   SHOP.  TSMt'bath rocir.b aro equally as go 1  ���as (found iu cities. Side ontruoctffiisr  ladies.  LTJCK A. PJKAir. I'rops  T'irsf  a.r^>itt Ii.' -'  ATLIN,    B.  C,    SATURDAY,   JUNE  oi  rSog.  s  m  III  We have inuilenu-inuigeiiiuiits wilh John .McCarthy ifir the exclusive bundling fil Tin:  Claim on tho creek", .uiu'lut discovery. Permanent srvliMiiribers mt Tihe Hit tor will luivo  Ihnir liiipoi-s loVi aJUhp ��fill Huuhi: until such  Mine as the liiMir.v of JliHOst-fillice is lull'ord-  cd tlicm. Our subscK'rp��voi�� mite is >!> nypw,  pay able ahead of time.   Si'ngle copies JOe. ,  (���(nun tir S.iu Kranoisco,' ii only body enough  nl it can bis obtained. ..So lur it is the 1 iehe&t  oro we have seen in the flistriut.  PICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  McCarthy & Co.. Stoves and fLvriGware.  McCarthy &   Co.,  Ch' top>' Groceries.-Dis-  oovcry between First ami SocorttL  Discovery street! 'people* halve subscribed  *ai)() for a wharf at the foot oil Luke.  McCarthy JKCo., Statfioci and Cih-eulutti'iii*  library, 500 volume*  A man displayed a small liug 08 nuggets 011  First street the other day and the uulvftci-  necks were much iti evidence.  Next Wednesday wilt wituesss the- completion of R. C. Aimer's Uisciwerji- liotel.. A  bamiitet is scheduled to take pfcicc on that  date.'.  The following safes of quartz claims took  place at K..C. Anaer'a- Discover? hotel' this  week: E. Gilbert to W. Hartley, fcri'JO: Ben  Harney to McCaskill and Wilson S>1,.m0.  Services will fle' heltF in ��ftV*�� First Presbyterian church, corner Third and Discovery,  an Sunday at 10:30 a. 111. and1 7:30 p. m.; Sunday school at 2 :S0 p.m. ' Key'. John Pringle,  33. A., ministiui-  The vacancies caused lip tfho resignation  of Mr. Vickers f romi .tilie Brokers' Association board were filled last evetiMig by C. E.  Herromas.presidsut aiulA.. G. BfcoKKullee oil  ttie rights and privileges committee..  The Ci.a.im office is now situated on the  corner of Second and Trainor, midw ay between the Discovery and Peurl street f(r)ac-  tious. This move 011 our part is purely  philanthropic. It iti otii'-de-sive t'o conciliate  both that they may dwell together in peace  and unity, aud, incidentally., to be handy to  those who wish t��' drop in aud settle their  ���mbscriptions. '     (  As. will-seeu by, advertisement*".-in other  uolunms-the people'of Discovery vv ill cele-  lirate the lsttof-Jul�� and the people of Atliii  die 4th. A 'good' program of sports-will be  furnished in each town. We hope the people  of Atlin will s*liow a-spirit of neighborliiies-S'  and go up to Discovery in sw anin, on the 1st,  aud while there invite the people of Discovery toieome dowudiere ou.the 4th..  ' Our hired man was stiv.lling.iu theiwicinity  of Mr. Rosselli's mill the other dUy and he  observed sawdust ilying in all directions  amidst clouds of-steam. On closer investigation he'found the1 phenomena w as-caused by  Skookum. wJio.hud lately been seized with u  desire to work. Tlie job wasn't just plumb  but there was.no-time lost, except occasionally, of course, to-buya pound, of. nails and  irrigate-'- ��� ,  ilr. Barton). vvuV brought in a hyflraulic  Ijlunt the past winter, is,, iu company with  somo others, negotiating with the owners of  aohie forty'adjoilirug bonch-iiml-creek claims  on Spruce ereek, w ith the.obiect.of. installing  his hydraulic pluntttheiw. It* ia probuble  Hiat an agreement sutisfucvtirs tJo ull concerned will be reuchcdiuud tl>.uSactt*��e operations vv ill before long be begnii..' TJie gr-avel  lies pretty deep on the claims reSeiroed to,  and wilLf urnish a good test tfff the- oflient; of  hydrulic work on that creek.  Tire-beat- evitlenee tho*. gold- is .coming.in  is the fact that the bunks urwbrushing.uwuy  the-eobwebs. and' putting their scales in  shape. L. B.. Read took us into. the Mer-  ahunts'-of Halifax at an hour when stilliiess  ljelfl bw-uy unci showed.how a stroug-breath  could be weighed on a thou ,aud-ounce scale.  ���"We are fixed now for the weighing of the  minor with his dust,"' an.he uncovered, the  monster, "und that weight," pointing to  something like the shells used* at the Bombardment* of" Santiago, "Is the pet' of the  Hunk.''' 'Che bank's assayer, W. J. R. Coivoll,  placed them in position. Becker's Sous, Rotterdam, are the manufacturers.  A Bank With an Assay Office.  The Hank of British North America nmy  huve been the last bank to conic into Atliii  but thiey arc certainly the pioneers in the  matter ��5 un assu'y plant. Manager Anderson took usfcthriosigh t'.iu building ut the rear  of tiliie bank ou Wednesday and show ed lis  the most complete jflaut of the kind in British Columbia mitswlp oS Vancouver and Vic���  ten iu. Every)hint. anosiit is the color of new  canvas., briight uiiid up-to-date luul many of  the  hugj   vessels   still   retain   the   packing j  -THE���  Halifax  lsua.  -    -    $1,500,000,001  -    - $1,250,000.00  Gold   Dust   assayed  incorporated  "   '    Paid Up Capital- -    -    -    -   -  Rest -   -   -   -   ���  A  general Banking business   transacted.      Gold   Dust   assayed   and  purchasecL  r   Drafts issued and money transferred to any part of the world.  Ihe First Bank fa_ Open, in AHUai. "  ���     W. A. SPENCER.    -----'   Manager Atlin Branch.  .  ,\  papei: placed on trlucm by tlio manufacturer..  Five f urmicps,, tw a lor coke mid three fias-  iOline.igold rollers, retiwits ami crushers may  he seen on entering., and when you taken  peep into the weiigliing ltoom vo-u raiic into  contnict with scales that weigh human hair  'and tlho figiiiiios. miff vkImIcIi must be read with  In niU'iruify'ing shwt.- ^"�� ''"ink is now pre-  * pared to awm.v any- metal.,' wet or dry, and  at present' has twe on' three umirt/. assays  unden wiij.. The bun ft proposes to niuku a  speciality ot'the lutttov*.  "There is the iirst inctlltSiiir vie have done.'"  said Mr. A'liderson , pointing to a IW-ounco  brick thuti was cooling in a. basin, '".unlit  looks rich. Yes. tliiss'iis iu noiV departure,  and tlhe only bunk iu tlhi's Prisiviucp having an  ussu.vi office ilv coimeetiliMi with its business.  Our Hunk at Duwso��i uilso'hus one..  "A trifle over four tlous. wins ��he weight  and everything: witfo'ww the ice in good  shape. Two tons >-f coke came along at the  same time. The latter,, lauded here, costs  iu the neighborhood of -SIS per sack."   '  W. J. Piuder has supervision of the plant  and i)t is iu good hands.  -' and  Corner   First  ��   Retail   -  Butchers.  AND     PEAMX   STREETS-   ���    .    "  Builders' Hardware, Miners' Supplies,  '<  '\    Tinware, -  Granitw��r&, "  Diseovery Notes.  Charles E. Fiehl has sold his creek claim on  Pinen 12 below, to Messrs.. Waters, Kilgour  .and'Haley..the price paid being Si.000.  JaukCostello's new buihlkig i^iuipiflly Hearing completion. He wiUS iua��e' ilntsi it during t'he coming week. /  S. McCaulliy's cliiitn o��ii il^Uigg-e-tt H*i'>iiit is  yieliKkig good retiurns,, his. ellaon-up ou Salt urd'ay last fiom one rocsifaeii' Uei'ng 2.?'"{ ozs.  His averuge dttriliig the weelb. was 5iotes..per  day to the rocker.  T. Patterson, on Wifilbnv crefek,, cl'eaired up  II ozs. on" Thursday lustf., sl'uithig vvMi' one  rnan'slioveling..  Walter Clayton' vviilB mow imtdi hiis. new-  office 011 Monday. '  -We had hoped t'o have'published" a full list  of the sports at Discovery on the 24th,- but  our cor respondent.,, for some reason or other,  didn't get' them here until1 after the paper  had gone to pros*.  Etc., Etc*  TINSHOP 'IN ��� CONNECTION.  Ttl09��..DUNN  & CO. (Limited.)  FIRST STREET  ATLIN, B. C.  -TRY-*���  A..Godfrey went up Pine this week  came back vv ith t"127 w orth of dust.  and  A Good Showing.  On the east shore of Atliii lake, about four  miles south of the city. R. Trwiu hai a force  i-A men at" work opening up a galena pro-  propertyi. Tun Claim muu paid u visit to  the pluce this weak. The discovery wus  made not 30 yards fiom the vv uter's edge,  ajul iu a slight bench of about S5 feet elevation. The surface show ing consists of about  a (loreii small veiutu or stuingeis of guleiiu,  (locked liere and there vv itli iron and copper  Ijyrites. The veins are from ono to two or  three inohes^wido..iine.veji.in their trend, aud  breaking a vv idth of 20 feet or so of'slaty  wick. Tho general trend of the voim sooms  to be nlKiut north and south. Mr. Irw iu has  started a tunnel ut the bottom of the slight  incline leuding-fo tha water's edge.b.- means  u��f which he hopes to cut the ore body about  20 foet from the surface. Kis idea that all  these small veins nuiR' converge into one and  form a workable chute or vein at 110 great  depth. The galena is "frozen" into,a matrix  of w bite ffiuirtJi and also totho udjiicont walls  of slate. Tur. Claim man wus curious  rmough to carry along for assay 11 sample of  the clear galena, intermixed with iron p.v-  rltes, and Mr. Loj's assay u^this sample gavo  ���?!).CG in goid to the ton, (12 oz. silver and (10  jicr.ceut-lenrt. This is a gross value at present ijrices of these metals of about Slllll per  t*n of the oonceiitratfd 01c. It is rich  -fluuuih.to.sliuid.tj.iiisijorta.tioiito either Ta-  Masquerade' Ball  .  WILL BE GITON*.,  NEXT WED<NBSI)A.\r "  .INI RICE & HAST1E."S HCW.EI,  By-Robt. McIntoBb..  Grand March, at. 9 gu'clock.  Tickets- $r. 50..  '   Prize awarded' to1  the   bestt represented  character.  Musks and suits can be secured at Miss Sim-  son's store.  PERSONS PRODUCE CO.  < ,       -  FOR  -  ,'      .i '  , 'Cheese and Eggs^ Canned and  ��� Dried Fruitsm  ,    .      . Largest .Stock in Atlin.  i  First  S'T'rE'et. "  Prices- rig  Atlin,   B.   C-  Atlin Lake.Lnmber..Co.  (L'lMITSl).)  *     ,  .  HOUGH and  DRESSED  LUMBER  All  Kinds.  E. Ross'elli, Manager.  L  1  1 ',  Bennrcti aard' AiSfis. LifRc. Mining  Division?-  Xotico is heroiiy-given'thnt an extensitin of  time, during which allPlacer Mining Claims  legally held iu the Atliii Lake and Bennett  [mike Mining T)iv-ioiis.a*'o de'dared laid over,  luih been granted td>the fst JfiiBv, 18SI5).  .I-l'ItBD HUME,  Minister of Mines.   '  Pioeeer. Auction Mart  GREGORY   8c   CO.,  Auctioneers.  Autixan Sales  every  Wednesday  an'd Saturday at 2 p. m.  Good prices realized on outfits.  Dominion Day Sports  One thousand dollars has foeent  collected and will be* distributed ia  prizes. __  The people of Atliii and Su uprise  are cordially invited to attend.   N  A detailed list of the games  prizes will appear later. -  OTEL   O.   K_  Choice Wines,  J.ifiuors and Cigars.  First Avenue.  WM. CUROE, Manager-  "OOARD   OF   TRADE.  A new house on First, between Rant.and Pearl  Wright & .Callhrkath,   Props.  Applications for Land.  T?OR SALE OR. LEASE  Eighteeua claina* ow sisc  creeks..  .A.- 57. Bowskm,  TeiitfWO fleet north of International Hotel..  Atlin.. B..C.  ALLAN. & CAiWBELL  Headquarters, fozr  Fine Boots and Siio&s9  f?.isht!ier Boots; ffffin&rs" Pit*tss~  gtectors in endless Variety*  'West side "of First Street.'.  Notico is hereby  given  that  thirty days  after ila'e I intend to apply to the Commissioner of Lands and Works for pernimissiou  to lease 30 acres of land (meudow) in  Atlin  district: Commencing ut u stake about ono-  hnJt mile southeasterly from the s. o. corner  of block 21 ot the Atliii tow usite, marked H.  B.,   n.. w. corner:   thence south 1)0 chains:  thenco west lUchains; thence north !!() chains;  thence east 1(1 chains more or les.-> to initial  post.     . . ...  II. BURNET.  Atlin, B. C, May 20, l,l99. ���    ���  TXT ALTER CLAYTON,  Notary Public,  Mining  Broker, Etc.    c  Opp. Gold House, Discovery,  HHHE NORTHERN HOTEL,  JL FIRST STREET.  The biggest house in Atlin.  Everything first-class.  Thagard   &   Tuniey,   Pirop-irLetarai.  Notice is hereby given that thirty days  after date I intend to-upply to the Commissioner of Lauds and Works for permi ,siou to  lrase 30 acres of laud (meadow) in Atlin division, Cassia:- district, B. C: Commencing  at a stake marked li. IS. Y. ,s. e. oorner, l."i  chains south of H. Burnet.., initial post, thence  uorUievly !i) cliaiiis, tlieucc- westerly 10  churns, thence southerly "0 chai'us. tticnc.e  cast 10 chains more or less to tae initial post.  IT   "I?    vnlrv/l  I   Atlin, B. C, May 20,lbrf).  H. E. YOUNG.  SALE. -  CifflEEugated Iron Gosling Sheets,  UUch bff. xift. I in. SI.0I.  ' llsti Galvanized Shingles,  28 in. ^ 18 in. 73c.  ifltjrjib- S\rCTH  A.CKftEl*',   Hotel ^Ictropf/le.  TTICTORIA GROCERY.  MINERS" SUPPLIES.  WILSON &  CURWEN���  Fhrstt street, Atlin.  BRITISH MINERS' PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION.  Meets every Satarday evening in.  their own tent inn Discc*very. Alii  miners British are invited to attend.  CLEOD & SEARLE,  NOTARIES  PUBLIC,  Mines and Real listulo Bought and Sold,  Convcyuiicing, lite.   .Sulisfuclion  ���   Guarantc'jd.  IHCARL AND TIURlf.  ^Kfi agent for the Allin Luke Liimbcn Cm.  Orders taken.  I'r>_  ^w^iww.v,^..^  ,; i^^^^ff^^^^^^-^^^yrjxtsj^^^^m^^^-^^,^  r^yg^g^^y��.^?7.aff5^?^^w^  zxzBvxrammjMm'imBfm-.axir.  -~--��~��������.^^-rawH!53?Mrs^';3^5S5S

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