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 (U  ' >*��  M    & SL^4  J&&  VOL  ATLIN, B. C, SATURDAY,   MARCH 22,    1902.  NO.   140.,  a*  ftAftl?   TIME. PRICES  TX7e beg to quote the'Tollowiug prices, until the opening of navigation,  after that date it is our internum to make the price ol' Staple Goods  meet the conditions of Hie camp to i.hc limit'01 our ability, regardless ol  profit: t  Ogilvie flour, per sack, $4.25  Olympic ., , .\.vo  Rolled Oats,        ,, .75  Canned Peas and Bea::s, d<V/���    2.00  ,,        Apricots & Pears, chy,. .j.oo  ,, Deviled Crabs, per doz.3.50  ,,        Shrimps, per doz. 3.00  Reindeer Milk, ,,  Blue Poirrt Oysters,  rs, :loz  French Peas, per do-/.  French Mushrooms, per doz  Mince Meat, per doz.  2.50  3.00  3.00  Maple Leaf Lobster, rs, p. do/. 2.50  do ' 2S,       ',,  Km press drips, ]/��� gal  Mjipie Syrup,  Star Tobacco, per lb.  Climax  ,, ,,  Piper 1-Ieidsieck ,,  Candles, per box  Vermicelli    ,,  C. & B. Pickles, oer bottle  4-50  ���75  1.00  ������2.')  .90  i--5  Canned    Strawberries,   ''Raspberries ec Pine Apples, p. CI0/.3.75  Ausl.. Million, per tin c-       .50  Roast & Corned Beef, per tin      .50  English brawn, per tin .50  Canned Chicken, Tjirkey p. tin .30  Klgiu Butter, 2 lb tin 1.00  best Coffee, alb tin .    '  Good Coffee, alb tin  Corn Starch, 6 pkgs  Soda ���Crackers, 61bs  C. & H. Curry Powder  ,, Capers  White & Pink Beans,  ir lbs  Baker's Chocolate, per lb  Pry's Cocoa, jA lb tins  Van I-Touteifs Cocoa, }�� 1'Mius .30  T. & )}. Chewing, pei" lb  llatl.lt- Axe, Tobacco, per lb  ���7-5  .60  r.oo  1.00  -25  ������25  r.oo  .40  ���3��  3.50 IT. cc Pi. Cut Plug per  r.jsj Tlcsi Money, 1 lb tin  .85  ! .OO  ���5��  :..oo  jams,  r lb tins, <\m.  Genuine'Gold Heal Rubber Sbof-;, per pair, S-l     <���  Remember'Atir'^rices on Winter Clothing. V.u>.., are still Cut. in Two'.  BLACK ETT &��� OO.   '  The Canadian 'Bank ;of' Coiiinierce.  CAPITAL    PAID,   UP    SS.ooiv'uio.'  Branches of the Bank at Seattle,0  r";-' San Francisco,  .1    ���. .. ..... ���    . Portland,  ���   -     ���   .-     "-'���;"    '������' - " -     y    ��� Skagway, etc.  Exchange sold on all Points.  Gold Dust Pukchasicd���Assay Oki-'ick in Connection.  1 ���       ��� j. S.   MU'NKO, Manager.  -Tbe-'Carriboo Hotel*  Wrn.   WALMSLEY,    Proprietor.  -    FIRST   CLASS   IN   EVERY   RESPECT.     -  Fin��   Wine*,    liq-jori:    a'.tti    C.ig.lro. ��� Stttblinu lor Horses.  Oi'i'osiTB Duror. CARIBOU,   Y. T.  @    The Vancouver General Store.    ���  Dealers  in Provisions,   Dry   Goods,   Etc.,  A.   S.   CROSS  &   Co.  THE "PEOPLE.  An Army of Miners to Interview the Japs.  Consternation of the Government  .    Officers���Speeial  Constables  Sworn in.  .,  ���       '        SPECIALTIES   IN  FANCY   CAKES   &   PASTRY.  Frosh Bread, Rym Bread, etc.  Chas.  Mykr, Proprietor.  Good Rooms to Rout���By tlio Day, Weak or Month at rensonubla rates.  Shelf and Heavy Hardware,  lomi Club and Genuine Hocko.T Skate*. Men'*   Hair Sole* anil Shoe Xnilv Henry  Diston A Sou's S������. ���- Windows, Doors, Ulasi nnd Puttoy, etc., etc.  Full Line'of Winchester���Black & Smokeless���-Rifle & Shotgun  Cartridges.  Goods   Bsnqfit   Sold   and   Fxchanged.  The * Bank - of --British ; North = America  '  ilsfublishefl in I8M.    liieei-porMad by R��yo.l Charter.  Paid'Up-Cai'itai/  ;-   -   -   -  ���-   - 7 $4,866,666.  ...Rksbk'v's Fund   -: '-."'-    -   -    - ���-   .$1,776,333  Head.Office.in-Canada5: Montreal.   H. Stuck man,   General -Manager.  J3raucb.es. itvaU the principal .cities of Canada, and agents in New York,  Snn Francisco, Seattle.- 'j'&cbma'.��� ���Portland, 8po'��:;UH.-, .Boston,' Chicago, Etc.  :-.-:������'���:���;/������  ���M'S^A':t!'.&irF:ic'E  (Sold'Diist' Assayed, Purchased or Taken on Consigfnnisnt.,  ���������,77.    .'7 QuarU Asss-yi^' at /rttf&MMi^la ,H*tt*s.. j  A largely attended public meeting of miners and others was held  at'McDonald's Hall on Thursday,  night to consider the Japanese situation., and, although no resolution  was actual!}* passed, it was, nevertheless, the unanimous opinion of  mass assembled that they go as a  body and meet the Japanese and  endeavour to persuade them to re-  ,J,urn whence they came.'  , The report' of this meeting did  not reach Atlin until the delegation  itself appeared in person. For an  hour or so Atlin had a liverlier  lime yesterday than it has for many  a day, and a finer and huskier lot  of men never got together. Iii all  there must have been about a hundred and fifty men. The company  ���was acting- -under 'the'instructibns"  of a committee of five, headed' by  Mr. Ward of Discovery.  After luncheon, a conclave was  held opposite the l-'.oyal Hotel, and  at its termination, the order was  given to "fall in; single file," to  march on down to McKee creek  and there interview Mr. Jap. As  to the outcome, we cannot hazard  an opinion, but feel assured that  neither laws or heads will be broken, and that "good-bye, my little  friend," is not at all improbable !  Anticipating trouble, the Government Agent, Mr. E. J. Thain, took:  the precaution  to  swear--in twelve  special  constables, who, if occasion  requires,   are to hold themselves ii  readiness for any imniergency. -  -. A meeting was held in the hall  of the Grand Hotel, ou Saturday  evening last, to hear the report of  the. Committee appointed at. the  previous evening's meeting to confer with Mr. R. D. Fetherston-  haiigh re the importation of Jap;  anese labour. ....  Mr. J. A. Fraser was called to  the chair and reported the result of  the interview with Mr. Fetherston-  haugh, which was, that that gentleman acceded to the terms of the  resolution adopted, at Friday's  ''meeting, and agreed to carry the  same into effect, viz.: that the  Japanese now coming under contract be sent back by June 1st, and,  in the event of any other Orientals  being imported, that he will send  his own gang to intercept and turn  them back.  11 was  niMved  by Mr. Klrkland,  seconded    hv   H. K.    Canavau and  unanimously carried that 'lhc it-  ���jort of the- Committee be adopto;  and that the'said Committee be requested to act as a .Standing Con:-,  mittee, with power to .idd to il-  number and to take all neece.ssar.  steps, .as may be deemed requisite  by the members 'thereof, to briir;.-  to arr end .the present' Ishonr  troubles. ���-.-.������  It was moved by- Mr. Kirkinud  seconded by. Mr., Con ly arid unanimously carried thai Hie local- pres.--  be asked to champion the cause of  white labour. . '  ' -  The meeting was a large and enthusiastic one,- and- a. number, 0/  speakers took part, including  Messrs. Fraser, Foley, Kegar: nv.c  Dr. Mitchell.  . Voles oi" thanks to Messrs. Kramer, and Burdett for acting as Chairman and Secretary, respective!},  and to Mr. Hastie for the uhe of  the hall, brought the proceeding:?-'  to a close.  The Standing Committee, as originally appointed, consists of the  following well known gentlemen: J.  A. Fraser, Chairman, E. p. Queen.  E. L. Burdett, Capt.- l-'qley and J,  Kirk land.  NEWS FROM-A-FAR:  Chicago, March rSth. ��� Navigation on Lake Erie was opened today by the steamer,, City of Detroit.  New Yokic, March 18.- John  Young was hanged today at Mount  Holly, New Jersey, for the murder  of Washington Hunter ou Jam:u:;.  25'th, 1901. Young is' the fouitli  to pay the penalty in cornier:i:.---  with this crime.  New York, March 18U1.��� The  New York Seriate passed Mill's  bill to punish persons who desecrate the-United Slates flag. The  Elsberg Anti-anarchy Bill has also  passed the Slate Senate.. It pro-,  vides a heavy penalty for those,  who hold anarchist meetings or  permit the use of buildings for the '  purpose of same.   .'  ' London, March . it8th. ��� General Kitchener's .weekly report  shows 11 Boers killed, j wounded,  158 captured and 128 surrendered.  ��� �������� - ������  Miss Tugwell of Log Cabin is  visiting friend* in Atlin. Though  a resident of Log Cabin since the  lively days of '99, \Jis.-j Tugwell  has never before visited Atlin. On  the, way \n she had the 'misfortune  to lose a nugget bracelet,,...soibc-t.  where between McDonald's. camp  and Atliu. Should anyone find  the same they will be suitably rewarded by leaving it at tiie Police  tation-here.  !  a-iJ  .ill  'I ATLIN,   B.C.. SATURDAY,   MARCH  -���  190:  The' Atlin Claim.  Published    evei-.v    SuUli'dny   111 c> 1-11 i 11 <;   Ijv  T'.ie Ati.in Claim  Puiii.iHUiNu Co.  1. '        - A. C lllllgL-illi-HLIl, 1-JlilTOH.  1". Tumi l.nicti, Siili-ICililor.  Ottloe ol' inililii-iitioii IVui-1 S'., A'tlin, H. C.  Advertising   liuti'i :   Si.(10   per inch,  i-ui-Ii  insertion.    Headinc' notices, Hi   cents u line.  Special Contract  Kntes oil application.  Tho subscript ion price is .���?;"�� n .vein- payable in advance. No piper will he delivered  iinlcxs tliia condition is complied with.   .  Saturday,  Mar.,  22,   ujo;  The recent convictions for smuggling" good's into Atlin are not without a moral.   The days when it was  considered 110 sin to cheat the Gov-  " eminent out'of its customs and re-  ��� venue taxes ' arc long gone, and in  .this enlightened age the penalty  provided    for   smuggling   is by no  '������ means too harsh. As far as Atlin  is concerned, the evil of the practice  affects chiefly-those whom wc most  ���'desire 'to 'sec protected���the merchants���who ''have a hard enough  lime as'it'is, without contending  against'lhis" unjust   practice.    The  " "Government, has enacted wise laws  - aud imposed penalties for their infraction '"its ' officers arc bound lo  see that these laws arc rigidly upheld.' In.the present instance Mr.  John Williams, as Deputy Collector  of   Customs,-,   deserves   the     most  ' grateful   commendation   from   the  - merchants ,and ��� citizens of the district for carrying out his duty towards his employers and the people.  ��������� He has ever proved himself as a  zealous aud painstaking oflie'ral,  ���while his diligent attention " to his  many duties has earned for him the  ���goodwill . and   the   respect   of the  .cbmmunitv.  DUMPS.  What the Winter's Work on  Spruce Has Shown.  New , Developments   of    an    Old  Theory -'..._ Sluicing'  Will Be-  ������    gin Vory Soon.  Wii arc glad to see that at least  one of our members in the local  House is not altogether hiding his  light under a bushel this session.  From the "Orders of the Day,"  we note that Mr. Stables, M.L.A.,  on the 4th inst, asked leave to  move the following resolution:���  That an Order of the House be  granted for a Return setting forth  the following information:���  1. The   number- of     hydraulic  ��� leases granted in   the- Atlin district  since'-the.gth of August, 1900;"  2. The. '.number of applications  for hydraulic , leases   refused since  ' the 9th of August, 1900,   with reasons for refusal;  3."The   amount   of revenue deprived from.leases  granted since ist  of January, 1S98;  4. The number of leases cancelled since 1st of January,. 1898;  5. The .number of lay-overs  granted since 1st of January, :89s,  with reasons for granting such layovers, and the amount of revenue  derived from same;  6. The" number of extensions of  time applied for (if auy)r and the  reasons advanced for asking same.  7. The names of all leases upon  which assessment work has been  done.  ]  Incompliance with the requirements of this resolution the local  office   staff   here  may   have  their  Drifting operations ou Spruce  creek show signs of having .somewhat slackened ofi'' of late, dump  ground in most cases being more or  less al a premium, and the promise  of air early spring suggesting to  many of the miners a slight interim  of well-earned rest.  A goodly array of very promising looking dumps line the creek at  intervals from No. 90 to 123 below,  the bulk of whose material appears  to'have been derived 'from the cement gravel of the so-called yellow or  priiuary'ruh.  The' winter's 'development work-  has shown up several interesting  facts in connection with this portion  of the creek, so far iis richest. The  cement run has been shown to cut  off short at No. 104 on both sides  of the creek simultaneously, a drop  of some 20 feet in the bedrock here  occurring as if to emphasize the  mystery of its disappearance.   .  The direction of  flow ol this tertiary   channel   is'as  yet somewhat  conjectural.     It   appears,  however,  to have been   running   northerly---  the course of  the present creek���at  this point of abrupt  disappearance;  and, if so, may eventually   be   uncovered   again   on the Steverrdyke  property, as predicted by Mr. Robertson, the Provincial Mineralogist.  That this was iis couise seems  apparent from   the   fact that not only  was the present creek bed especially  rich at 104, but in hollows it showed the cement gravel  in place ou a  much decomposed   bedrock.    As it  has been now shown   to be flanked  on either   side   by the   old deposit  resting on a higher   level   of   bedrock   il  seems   probable  that the  present  stream' occupies the gutter  of the old stream at this point, thus  suggesting a   similar  or   northerly  direction   of   flow   iir    the ancient  stream.  A   second   interesting    development is   the   uncovering  of an old  run of   the   present   creek,   which  seems to  indicate  that at one time  its course was more direct than the  sharp     right    angle   turn   it   now  makes. between  So audi 10.    This  run has been  encountered in a tunnel on 106, some 40   feet in, on the  west side, and   is   said   to join the  present   creek just below 104.    Its  wash has also been met with on the  east   side,    directly   opposite    this  point.    SeveraL tunnels  have been  here run in, the bench bedrock being some 20 feet  lower than that of  the yellow deposit where it  gives  out   immediately   above.    Two  of  these tunnels struck the east rim of  this run when 100 feet  in,.showing'  that it was a!so  deflected northerly  at this point.  In the 200-foot  tunnel run in by  rsiuSsQ  inn  Machinery.  HYDRAULIC   DERRICKS ��� From 3 to' 10 tons lifting capacity.  HAND    POWER    DERRICKS   of  i   to   2  tons 'lifting capacity.'  HYDRAULIC    GRAVEL    ELEVATORS, . '���  HYDRAULIC    GIANTS,    WATER    GATES,'  ANGLIC   STEEL    RIFFLES    &  HYDRAULIC    RIVETED   ,PIPU.  The Joshua Hendy Machine Works.  Nus. 38 to m Fkkmont Stkkkv,  '    ,     .    " SAN    FRANCISCO,-  Write for prices, circulars unci eatalog-uos, or call on  ,   A. C Hirschfeld, Agent, Atlin, B. C  CAL.  Atlin Lumber &>  A. J. BAKER  Co.  Manager.   ��o* ������  in   all   its   Branches,  Mills at Atlin,  B. C.  Branch Oi-'i'ici-: at Discovery  I1C ROYAL MOTEL,  E.   BOSSELLI,   Manager.  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. C. "  This   New   aud   Commodious   Hotel was opened to the Public,  April  0       16th, 1901.���Everything in it is New.���Strictly First'Class.  '   CH0ICr.ST WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS CASf. GOODS A SPLCIALTY.  Ok fltlin Cbeap ��a$b Store.  - ��������������-   '"PO make room for large Spring importations, I have decided to undersell Cut Rates already Advertised, aud, in -addition, quote  the  foi- ���  lowing prices:  Alert Pay Salmon, per doz  Worcester .Sauce        ,,  Simco Jam, 5-lb pail  Ev. Apples,  5 lbs  Apricots ,,  Pencil es ,,  Moccasins,  ��2.00 per  S2.50  ..���>  .00  90  1.00  1.00  65  Pears ���   ,,  Cooking Figs,,  Sugar, X lbs. ���  Cheese, per lb  Lubeck Sliced Potatoes, per lb  Ham and Bacon, per lb  1.00  25  30  25  pair.  Felt  Overshoe's   &   Manitoba   Arctics,  Ladies' & Children's Boots and Shoes, Dry Goods, etc., etc., at cost.  Crosse & Blackwell's Jams and Marmalades.and all other Goods  Reduced  10 to 20 percent:-  All Goods Warranted and if not Satisfactory Money  Returned.  Fo 9 e y  ��  THE    KOOTENAI   HOTEL.  Cor.  George E. Hayes, Proprietor'  FlKST   AND   Tr.MNOR   STUKKTS.  This First Clnns Hotel lmR been remodeled nnd refurnished throughout  and oll'ers the liest accommodation to Transient or Permanent  Guests.���American nnd Eui-opeuu plan.  Finest Wines, Liquor's and Cigars.  Billiards   and   Pool.  !<>ci^a<��o*o*o*o*o^a*o*'o*c��o^o��^ci*o<>o-*o*o*a*a*o��a��o*��c^a^  work   cut  out   for  them,   and   we  await, with no little curiosity the j Messrs. Brown, Wrong, Smith and  responses to the numerous, interrog- McCrinimoti in the vicinity of 12a  atories. j below,   a second'elu'uneh.  parallel  FINEST EQUIPPED HOTEL IN -THE NORTH.    EVERYTHING  ..CONDUCTED "IN  FIRST-CLASS MANNER.  French   Restaurant in   Connection.  David Hastik,   Pkoi>js.tetok.  Corner of First and Discovery .Streets.  T  DISCOVERY,   B. C.  Comfortably Furnished Rooms���By the Day, Week or Month.  AMERICAN    AND    EUROPEAN    PLAN,  J. P. Rose. Manager.  >*\ fr  -LA  ATLIN.   B.  G.   SATURDAY,   MARCH 22.   1002.  i^-V-  J? 'is w^ ^H %*jj  FA'Stf Street, Atlin, B. G.  . Handle only the best Goods in the Market.  tfiSF  DiCAUCKS   IN  Groceries, frsslts, flour, feed  and Provisions.  BEST, SERVICE GUARANTEED.  Try   our Teas and  Coffees]  to that'of the front bench channel,  has recently been reached, which  promises extremely well. , ���  The uniform depth of these ��� relatively recent channel deposits on  both Pine and Spruce' creeks, from  j\ to 7 feet, and their uniform covering" with a heavy clayey silt, is  very suggestive "of lhc 'erratic nature1  of glacial streams.  Il is confidently expected thai  within the next four or live weeks  sluicing opeiatk-ns will be in full  swing; the light snowfall and generally mild winter promising an unusually early spring.' Very lew  blanks Seem to have.been drawn by  those operating on the creek this  season, and as each dump represents several hundred feet of drifting .everybody is wearing the classic Spruce smile. : .  ... ��� �������. -~  Latter   to   the   Editor.  '    JNJtCKS.SITV- I-'OU-A  TKST   Mil.I..  SiK:--rlt is fairly well known that  in this district there are some 300  mineral claims upon which assessment wcirk has been done; is it not  time that we erected a stamp mill?  I would suggest that this is a  matter which might well be taken  in hand'by-the Atlin Hoard of Trade  aud the Atlin District Mir.ers' Association.-  There are at least two properties  in the vicinity of Discovery, which  can produce rich free-milling ores,  and about five miles hulher northward the' ledges are known to yield  good returns. No doubt there are  many other-properties equally good  within easy distances.  ��� It would, indeed   be an excellent  London, March i.Xth.- General  13nice Hamilton has captured a  Boer laager at Yryheid, in southeast Transvaal.. General Hotha's  brother-in-law, General Emmet is  among the Boers captured.  Nugget and Grape Rings  And All Kinds' of Jewellery Manufactured on the Premises.  Pleasing' Surplus in Dominion  Finances'.  Cecil, Rhodes   Crossing   the   Great  ���    Divide-���Prince Henry's Visit  to the U.S.  opportunity - for a" progressive government   to   give   us   their aid by  erecting a small   stamp mi  would enable   test  crusliirrgs   to be  made, proving   the   value   of   the  ledges arrd would also  be   a   profitable investment   in    the prosperity  of the district. ��� I am, Sir, etc.,  Fkku Minkk.  Discovery, B.C., March 18, 1902.  ��� ������ -����*���    Gel your friends.to subscribe for  '���'The Atlin Telegraphic Bulletin,"  ���week ly.  Ottawa, March 18th.���In the  budget speech delivered >in the  House' yesterday, the estimated  surplus for this year is given at  $5,800,000. . There will be no tariff  changes this session as the-occasion  is in-opportune and the tariff policy  of the Government is ' stability.  The Hon. Mr. Fielding, Minister  of Finance, was hopeful that the  treaty with France would be broadened and some further tariff arrangements made with Germany.  Machinery for the beet sugar industries and structural iron for the  same will -be admitted free for another year. R. . L. Borden, member for Halifax, N. S., a Conservative leader, criticized the  alleged extravagance of the Administration, while the Opposition  put in an amendment adverse to  preferential   tariff   within the Em-  Si-ATTi.K,    March    iSlh. ������ The  .White Pass; official's quote a rate of  $60 for the first   trip down the Yukon this season    from    Lower   Le  barge to .Dawson.  ��� Lunuon, March 18th.��� Word  has been received from Shanghai  which j lh.it General Mec <>l the Chinese  ' Imperial forces, has been defeated  by the Kwansi rebels, who have  taken possession of Fangcheng,  have killed or captured all the mandarins and looted the town. The  rebellion is spreading rapidly thro'  the Provinces of Kwarrgsi, Kwairg-  tung ancl Yunnan. Marry Imperial  soldiers are joining the rebels,  whose leader is Hung Minf, relative of the celebrated Hung Sou  Chuen, leader of the Taipping rebellion.  Jftfiff"    Why send out when you can get goods as cheap here ?  Watches From $5 up.   Fine Line of Souvenir Spoons.  JULES EGGERT & SON, The Swiss '.Watchmakers.  BISHOP OF YUKON  Meets With Serious Accident  in Seattle.  Great Britain Investigating Marconi's System-rKing Edward's  Charity.  ' Skatti.h, March r8th.���In an  accident which happened here on  Saturday last, by a collision between a run-away fire department  team ancl a hack, the passenger  who was in the latter proves to be  the Very Rev. Father Gendreau,  new Bishop of the Yukon, wdio was  ou the way to Edmonton to attend  a'church conference. The muscles  of the'"heart are injured and the  nervous system ��� has been badly  shocked.  London, March iSth.���The British battleship, Revenge, has been  provided with a complete wireless  telegraph equipment and is conducting experiments to determine  whether Marconi-has perfected his  syntonic system which he claim's to  have done.  l-'OK  OK  Alaska,   Yukon   and  Northern   B.C.  FROM  kagway to Atlin & Dawson  -   GO  TO  HIRSCHFETD'S  Notice.  London, March iSth. .��� The  German press regards the practical  results of Prince Henry's visit to  the United Stales unfavorably, and  his "democracy " is characterized  as bluff. Representative journals  deprecate what they call '' Picnic  Policv."  London, March 18th. ��� Lady  Rodney, cousin of the Duke ol"  Marlborough, is suing for divorce  from her husband the seventh  Baron Rodnev.  London, March 18U1. ��� Cecil  Rhodes is 'reported from Cape  Town to be sinking fast, oxygen is  being administered in increasing  quantities.' '  Yiknna... March 18th.��� -At the  sitting, of the Austrian Reichslrath  cheers for tiie ���Hoheiizollern's led to  an uproar. 7  Ottawa, March 181I1.���General  0'Grady Haly, t of. the Canadian  Militia, in his annual report to the  Minister of Militia advocates increased payment of men orr the permanent force to a figure equal to  what they could earn as civilians,  and an augmentation of the force  of 1500 men, 18 officers and 462 are  being added. The Major General  urges upon the department the advisability of the maintenance of the  canteen system with no spirits.  London. March 18th.���Half a  million of London's poor will be  guests of King Edward during the  coronation.  New York, March 18. ��� Davis'  Canal Bill passed the New York  Senate today.  LAND ACT, 1901,  Nnw York, March iSlh. ���  A fanatical negro poisoned the entire family of State Medical Examiner''Taylor ' of'' North Carolina.  Hopes arc-entertained for their recovery, but, in tiie event of fatal  consequences, lynching is feared.  Initial I'okt: ���British Yukon Navigation  Company, Limited. South-east Corner  Post:  "PAKE notion that, sixty days after date, I  on behalf of the Hritish Yukon Navigation Company, Limited Liability, intend to  apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works for permission to purchase for  terminal anil industrial purposes, ou behalf  of the said company, tlio following described  tract of land in the Atlin Mining Division of  Cassiar, I!. C, containing .10 acres, more or  loss, commencing at a post planted on the  shore of the west side of Atlin Lake, at or  near tho outlet of Atlin Lake into theAtlin-  too Kiver, and on tho northerly limit of said  outlet, tlinnco running west ten (10) chains,  thence north forty (40) chains, thence east  ten (10) clmins to its point of intersection  with tho west shore of Atlin Lake, thence  southerly forty (40) chains along the shore  of the said lake to its point of comnienen-  mont.  Uhitihh Yukon Navigation Co., Ltd.,  por P. F. Schnrsehmidt, Agent.  Dated this ISth day of March, .19(12,  mr-22-S-t  XTOTICE is hrreli'y. given that application  will be made to tliePnrliament of Canada, at the next Session thereof lor an net to  incorporate ii company with power to builil,  eciuip, maintain and operate a line or liuei  of railway from some point on Kitimat Inlet in Coast District, in tho Province of Hritish Columbia, thence by the most convenient and feasible route to liazeltnn on  Skecmi Kiver in the Cassiar District, in  said Province, thence from said Ilazoltoii  by the most feasible and practicable route to  a point on the Northern Houndary line of  the Province of Hritish Columbia ut or n��ar  Teslin Lake or Atlin Lake or both; And also from said Hazclton bj- the most reasonable and feasible route to a point at or near  the Eastern Boundary line of the Province  via Skeena, Habino, Driftwood, Omiueca and  Finlny Kivers to Peace Kiver Pass, thence  Easterly to the Eastern boundary of tli��  Province; thence to a point at or near Edmonton, in the Northwest Territot ie* of  Canada, with authority also to construct,  equip, maintain and operate branches from  any point in the proposed line or lines, not  exceeding in any one case thirty mile> in  length; and with power to construct, ncuuir*  own aud maintain wharves and docks in connection therewith; anil to construct,own.acquire, equip and maintain steam and other  vessels and boats, and operate the tanui on  any navigable waters; and to construct, operate and maintain telegraph and telephone  lines along the routes of said railway and  its branches, or in connection therewith, and  to transmit messages, for commercial purposes, and to collect tolls therefor ; and t��  acquire and receive from any Government,  corporation, or persons, grants of land,  rights of.way. money, bonuses, privileges  or other assistance in aid of the construction  of the Com puny'* undertaking, aud to con-  noct'with and to enter into traffic or other  arrangements with railway, steamboat or  other companies, and for all rights, pownrs  and privileges necessary, usual or incidental to all or any of the aforesaid purpose!.  Hated this 4th day of -February, A. IJ- IMS.  J. A. Cemmill,  Solicitor for Applicants.  Certificate of Improvements.  ROCK   OF   AGES   MINERAL   CLAIM,  Situ ate on Pink   Cheek,  Ati.in'Division-.  Cashiah Distkict, B. C.  TSJOTICE is horeby given that We, K. A.  _ Wise, W, G. Mitchell and N. II. Kuu-  rinlls, intend. Sixty days from date, tr��  apply to the Mini tic Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for tbe purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of. the above mineral claim.  .i.Asn   FuiiTHER,   Take notice  that, actio;*  under Section 87 must be commenced beforv  tho issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 3rd day of February, 1W)2.  F. A:Wise.  W. G. Mitchell,.  mcl-fiud '    N. VI. KusSAIiL*.'  Placer  Act,   1901,  for sale at this office.-  consolidated.  ia  1  i  I ���.  1 ;A  '���i  ."' -. I  ���i.'i  11  agffWCTwgs*?  WiffiiB q^  ATLIN,  B.C./SATURDAY,  MARCH  1902.  ���   C     ,  PICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  Church  of England:  St, Martin's Church, cor. Third and Ti-nin-  oi-streets. Sunday services, Matins at 11 n.  m.,'Evensong 7:30 p. in. Celebration of'Holy  Communion, 1st, Sunday In each month and  i>u Special occasions. Sunday School.'.Sunday at :t p. in. Committee Meet inns, 1st  Thni-kiluy in each month.  Hew 1". L. Stephenson, Kector."  St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church hold  services in the Church on .Second Street.  Morning service at 11 evening service 7:H0  ' Sunday School at'the cloie of the morning  service. Key. .1. Kusscll, Minister. Free  Kcading Koom. to which all are welcome.  Complete line of Fancy .Stationery at Pillmau & Co.'s  A Babininton Club has been  :formed and anyone desiring to join  the Club should send their names  to Mr. Trotiuan, .Secy.-Treasurer;  dues, $i .oo a month.  Those " Strictly h'resh .Ranch  ��� Hygs " spoken of, have now arrived  - at Nickcr.son's, also a few choice  gecs.e,.' Patronise Canadian products and save duly.  J. St. Clair Blaekett   ami   Frank  Maberley     rciurncd      Wednesday  ���    avowing from a trip down  the  Yukon as   far   as   the   Hootalinqtra.  They    failed   to    strike   -anything  worth- recording  except  some very  'rough     weather.     Mr.      Blaekett  brought back with him the petrified  jaw of some denizen of pre-historic  ' times, which lie picked up near,the  ���mouth   of  the   Hootalinqua,    and  which has called forth many diversified opinions   from   the 'sages of  ���Atlin as to whether il belonged to a  fish, reptile   or   a   mammal.    Mr.  Blackett intends to send the curio  to   the   Geological   Department in  Ottawa.  Placer   Act,   1901,   consolidated,  for sale at this office.  ."Taf" Williams returned from  a trip to Coast cities on Wednesday'last.  ���',-Get  your  Snow  Glasses at Pill-  man & Co.s  The Japs���17 in number���arrived ou Thursday evening and  took their departure for the Atlin  Mining Co.'s- ground on McKee  creek yesterday morning.  The Atlin Lumber & Mining  Co.'s mill will start cutting lumber  about the first of next month.  Tom Hiiiehclifife's Pony Express  leaves Atlin,Wednesdays for Log  Cabin; Passengers, $10; Freight,  .07 per lb.  The property owned by Frank  Ware aud associates on McKee  creek is being floated into a company in New York and Germany.  F. T. Hamshaw is now- in the land  of the Kaiser on a stock-jobbing  mission.  Garden Seeds at Pillmau & Co.'s  To   Amateur   Photographers ���  Toning   and   fixing    solution    for  Solio   and   other   papers, in bulk,  7 ready for use, at llirschfcldls.  W..Waltnslcy    has   a' first-class  " hotel-sit Caribou Crossing, and promises hi.-"- patrons the best of every-;  Thing.    Excellent stabling.  Home Made Bread, 10loaves, $1,  at the Vancouver Restaurant &  .Bakery.  Lowney's chocolates at Dockrill  & Bourne's:  Blue Ribbon Coffee is absolutely-  pure.���It .is sold in all The store.-; in  Atlin.  There is more solid comfort in a  cup of Blue Ribbon Tea than.in a  gallon of most beverages.  Louis Schulz is making a flying  visit to Vancouver and other Coast  cities. He intends opening up in  the butcher business about the first  of next month and will occupy P.  Burns & Cc.'s store.  Furnished rooms 10 rent���apply  Hotel Northern.  Mr. Carries, of Dawson,- an hydraulic miner, arrived here on  Thursday.  . ��� A'meetiiig of Liberals of the Atlin district will be held in Mc-Don-  ald's Hall, Discovery, ou the evening of Friday, 28th inst. All  Liberals are requested to attend.  M. Brophv, Foreman for, the Atlin Mining Co., on McKee returned  lo Atlin fron'i'ii few month's visit  to his family.at Lytton   I!. C.  A concert, will be held ou Wed.,  2f)lh inst, in the First Presbyterian  Church. Rev. Mr. Russell is leaving early in April for the ' Old  Country, and this concert is being  given as a parting "send-off."  Show Case for sale.���Apply at  the Claim Office:  P. W. Grant who has been in  Skagway for some days or; business  returned yesterday.  Joe Brookes made his first round  trip to Caribou this week.  Dont forget the concert at the  Presbyterian church on Wednesday evening next.  Work on the- construction of the  new ditch and flume on the south  bank- of McKee, for R. 'D.--Fetlier-  stonhaugh, will be begun at once,  the flume will, tap Eldorado a little  above the nio,uth; a dam will-also  be constructed:so as to conserve the  water supply for summer use.  Reports from the outside state  that the Christopher deal on McKee creek to New York parties  has fallen through.  A. D. Lewis, of the Atlin Lumber & Mining Co., returned from  a two weeks' visit to Skagway on  Tuesday, but left again on Wednesday morning for that point on important business.  Fresh Ranch Eggs, just arrived,  at E. L. Pillmau & Co.'s  Cummings & F^lcHaLrdson?  Leading   House   for  '.Dry  Goods,,'Boots   and   Shoes.  Special Bargains in Clothing      &        jfi    ' -j* '     j*    ���   j*  OUR   PRICES   ARE   THE   LOWEST.  Orders taken for' Tailor-made'Suits.  VEND.QME. JBLOTEL:    ���  Choicest Wines, Liquors & Cigars.  FREE BOWLING^LLEY.  ~~~~    nSot^i 'RifsselT- ���  Choice Wines, Liquors and"Cigars.  Pool and Billiards Tree,  Dixon &  Burton,   Props.  Fish,  C. DOELKEK,  .    FRESH MEATS ALWAYS ON/HAND.    .    .  Game   in   season and   Home    made   Sausage.  NOUTIIKRN   HOTlCL  BUILMNO,   FlKST  STRKHT.  Finest Wiriest .TLiqu'ors  and   Cigars.  Furnished Rooms by the Day,  Week op Month.  G. II. llATKrt.  J. li. COKNKt.I,.  Hugget Rote!  Discovery.  OPEN DAY AND  Nl.GHT  The following poem���an original  production of a German-American  girl of San Francisco, to Prince  Penry of Germany ��� recently appeared in the San Francisco "Examiner: *'  Prince,   under   Freedom's   looming   monument.  Waits million voiced our hospitality:  Her white hands have erected to the sky  Arches, from   where   like   flutt'riuif  hands;  toward thee  Are  stretched   our   sacred   red  and white  and hliie.  Oh, Prince, though in our laud the  rainbow  loom  Of Politics leaps- out tumultuous!}-  From   many   hand��.   our  spirits .still   have  room  To reverence: tins hitfli sagacity  Of him whom hin^le muster   IuiiuIk  assume  The shuttle of thy hind's fate.  .Though hut youiur.  And   sli-un^o   to   broidered use. of antique  courts.  We yet have heard the  voice   of   him   who  ���        said, ..-. ���'���.  Himself enthroned on wide eternity,  And swaying as a scepter all the stars,  "Give unto Caesar what, is Caesar's."  Then,  ' .  Sway downward winds our woods on  western piue, / ���  , .  And .murmur greetings, thou corn-teeming  earth,  Twin   ocean*,   ye,    rivers'   and   :;u��ut   lakes  Shout one hint- iwlcoiuu    -'-  Lot one voh-i- J'.uw 1'. srt.li,  j't'iil".'!- OtMisfii-is A vi:. ���    iU'ary, hail..  l.;i-v   (-".oii:-;u'.s.''.r-,KGi'',u.  FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT  IN  CONNECTION.  Headquarters for Uultner & ParrottV staste.  HOTEL VANCOUVER.  : 'iSEST   LIQUOKS   A   CIGARS  Good  Accommodation. ��� Kksta.uha.mt  u  Connection. "  IS. JOHNSTON, Proprietor.  Good Stnhlinir for Hornet and Dog*.  PINE TREE HOTEL.  DISCOVERY, E. C. .  .  Finest of liquors.     Good stabling.  K11. Sand*;, Proprietor.  W.   WALLACE GRIME  &  Co.,  MIMNG BROKERS & COMMISSION AfitNIK.  Third Street. Atlin B. C.  IF   YOU  WANT  THE��. IRVING   HOTEL,  Pina City, B. C.  Has the Best Equipped Bar.  The McDonald   Entertainment   Hull in Collection.  R. McDonald, Prop.  O.K.  BATHS  BARBER SHOP  1'. LINK Prop.  Now occupy their iirw quarter* ��f��t  to the Bank of 11. N. A.. Kii-��.t.Stre��t.  The bath rooiuu are equally as troud a�� found  in  cities.   Private Kiitrancw for Indies.  information  CONCURNINO  MINES & MINING PROPERTY  In the Atlin District  WR1TK  TO  Am C.  Real   1 Cstate  and   Mining  Broker,  1'. O. Box, 36. Atlin,' B. C.  ^V^VV>/��/^VVS<VVl>/v^Ay^^V��S^AA^^^^AAAA^AA^A^^<^^A^^^A^A^:  We are NOT  ; -  Closing OUTf  IVOR do we put another man's prices on pasteboard, and advertise .<  ^ at his. expense, as we expect to do business here ..permanently, ,<  pTKJE, are.however, making Special'prices on many and will meet  > v-v all LEGITIMATE competition. We are confident that we  '���/ can Save You Money on a great many things. Our lilies are very  ��� complete; and your inspection is invited, -Y'.Hrrs'for Business, <.  fiijow Md E. L -PILLHAN & ��� *  m  3  ;>x  ^t'  )..  I.-

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