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 VOL.   4.  ATLIN, B. C, SATURDAY,   MARCH,-9,   1901.  NO. 'So.  Our Spring Stock of Staple and Fancy Dry Goods-  Selected to suit the taste and needs  of the-Ladies of Atlin.  BOULDER CREEK.  French    Capital   Secures   the  Pick of the Creek.    "  In Men's Furnishings we can show some lines in:  FANCY   SHIRTS  HOSIERY.  SUSPENDERS  UNDERWEAR  FINE AMERICAN SHOES  GOLD SEAL BOOTS  GOLD SEAL SHOES.     "  ' CLOTHING.  We havo a Fine Lino of English and French Briar Pipes.'  OUR- STOCK OF GROCERIES IS LARGE AND COMPLETE.  PRSOES REASONABLE. '''  BLACKETT & CO.  LEGISLATURE MEETS.  Opening cf the Second Sessicn  of the Ninth Parliament.-  Volunteers to South Africa Aet as  Guard of Honour " to Lieut.-  Gov. Sir Kenr-i Joly.  The  first Legislature of   British  Columbia in -this   century, w.fiS formally- opened- at   3   o'clock on the  afternoon   of  February 21st by PI is  Honour   the   Lieutenant-Governor,  in the presence ofa very large number of spectators.    A unique interest attached   to  the-   event  through  the presence of about' forty men of  the different   co'Uingents   for South  Africa   bailing   from  this Pro\ ince.  The appearance of these  strapping  fellows   evoked   the wildest enthusiasm.     Peing at present unattached  to   any   iniiilary'"unit,    and   being  there'iiie   11��    irreg.ilar   force   the  milili.i department would   not sanc-  li mi    the   i^sue of   arms   to   them.  They   p-.ir.nL-d,   therefore,   i;-  t'heir  weather-beaten and serviceable-look-"  ing   kh.iki   uniform, which will   be  forever, associated with   their deeds  ���and   without   arms of any kind.  The   Fifth Regiment, as .usual, furnished tho regular guard, while the  khaki mc:i iorm :d a complimentary  escort on cither   side   of  the center  aisle of ihe chamber, up.which the  I.ieutenav.t-Oovcnior   passed lo the  throne.  The Chaplain for thc occasion  "was the Rev. R. li. Blyth, the new  pastor of the Congregational church  in Vancouver, who naw service  the South African campaign as a  corporal in the Canadian Artillery.  His presence was a departure from  the ordinary procedure and one  which heightened tlie interest of tlit-  occasion.  The   Speech   from   thc  Throne  may be summarized as follows:  The preparation of an address of.  piessiug sympathy in their bereavement by the death of our lamented  Queen, and resolutions (^congratulation to our new Sovereign, King  I'Mward VII on,his accession to the  throne;  A incisure authorizing the conveyance of land grants to the volunteers of the" Province who served  in South Africa;  A. measure, to amend the School  Act;'  A measure for consideration to  offer inducements towards thc encouragement of the, wood pulp industry "in this Province;  The fostering of dairying and  general agricultural pursuits;  I;or the promotion of settlement a  Hill will be introduced having in  view aa extension of the system of  ���"mall holdings;  The question of encouraging and  aiding the building of railroads  fit is to be noted that there is mie  110111 the eotsl to the northern boundary ol the Province); .  Provision was made at the last  session of the Legislature for the  appointment of a commission to enquire into the working of the Mining Acts and much preliminary information has been obtained by the  Department of Mines in anticipation of the commission being used;  bat it having been announced that  the Dominion Government also intended issui ig a commission with  respect to o.ir mineral resources, a  postponement was deemed desirable iu order to ascertain to what  extei.-t these commissions might be  able to co-operate to the advantage  of the Province.  Amendments will be introduced  to perfect, as far as possible, existing mining laws, aud  The Immigration Act will be  further dealt with.  Extensive Operations . Will Ee  Carried on This Soason���The  Plant to be Doubled.  ATLIN  IN LONDON.  Splendid' Offer Made   by  the  British Co'uinbia Review.  The Dominion Government will  establish an Assay Office, similar to  the ovc in Seattle, for the purchase  of gold. It will be under the care  of Mr. \V. Pcllew-tfarvey.���What  coudoleuce to the Royal Family ex.- \ about the Mint ?  Much has been written and said  about Boulder and more will" be  written and said this coming season;  it has in the past proved itself lobe  the greatest gold-producing creek in  the district and fulurcpnv'pects bid  fair to yield a total far beyond the  expectation of the most sa.jguine  believers.  The best pail of the creek commences a little below Discovery, extending down stream to Ihe canyon,  and il is this giound that "the Big  Parisian," Mr. E. Jaime de Lamare,  has now entirely secured, having  bought out, aL-the remaining interests of the leaseholders and of  Mr. C. Chrictopher.     .  Mr. Latnare  iu   connection  with  Mr. M. Clere, M.IC,'" has  the inlen-  * ,  don of doubling or even tripling the  present hydraulic plant and a season  of great activity will be the result.  Atlin citizens have reason to congratulate themselves "in having a  man like M. de La ma re at the head  of so large a concern, as through  him much French capital will find  good investment in our district.  The shareholders of Mr. de La-  mare's syndicate are most fortunate  and will surely reap a golden harvest. We shall be glad to see the  " Big Parisian "' back; he canno!  come too 3">ou.  . The . following letter, which is  self explanatory, is copied from the  Klondike-Revue, Paris:  To the Director of La Banque  Franchise des Nbuvelles Finan-  cieres:  Dear Sir:���I have the honoui  to" inform you that I have  remitted through the care of l"!r  Barthelemy to Messrs; Marcuard,  Krauss & Co., Bankers, Agents of  the Bank of British North America  the sum of 60,000 francs, being the  first payment to be made to Mr. C.  Christopher for the payment of tlie  half interest in the Boulder creek  concession and for creek, claims  bought by me, as per contract, made  on October iSth last in Atlin, B. C.  ���Yours truly,  E. JANNE DK LAMARK.  It Seeks to Place Buyer and Owner  in IMreet Comimmiiaticn���  No Erokers Want3d. -  ..  ' A letter was received by the last  mail from the Managing Editor of  the BuiTtsu ���Cml.l'.mhia Review  aud Noi-nr 'American Miking  'Joi'RXAL, of London. Bug.-, "asking  ns to notify the public of this district that he is prepared 10 receive  information concerning, mining properties, quart*/, placer, hydraulic,  dredging, water right concessions,  etc., fir sale, which offer . suitable  opportunities ,for tlie investment of  British capital In the interest of the  camp we,will Jic pleased to receive  all offers for transmission to London, but it would bf well to remember that propeit'cs should be in  such a state of development as to be  in a condition for inspection and  report by experts, should any be  sent, out to examine them, "and the  price asked should be' in keeping  with the prospects aiuljhe state of  development. Suitable "notice will  lie. given, descriptive of tlie property, by the B.���C- Ri'ViKW.-'ab- -  solir.ely free of charge, .with'the  ultimate object in view of counter- ���  acti lg the present deplorable state  of the Canalian mining market in  England, by putting buyers in  direct touch with ow.. eis.  The operatic.) of the new Companies' Act (England) necessitates  the disclosure of all middlemen's  profits, a-d wc believe that by enabling Loudon firms to acquire  propei tie? at actual bed-rock prices  a stimulus will be given to legiti-  mrite mining o: e.-at:otjS which will  induce fresh, and more genuine interest in. our sec.iin of the Lonclou  Stock Exchange.  A'TLINCLAIM APPRECIATED.  The following letter has been received froni the B. C."Mining Exchange. Vancouver, B.C.:  The Editor, Atlin Claim:"  Dkar. Sir:���Yours to hand with,  thanks, we 5halj.be pleaied to send,  you our Journal iii exchange for  the Atlin Claim, which we consider as invaluable to the progress  of the camp.���Yours faithfully  .13. C. Mining Exchange.  BRtfWERS OK STEAM AND LAGER BEER.      NONE BUT THU  BE"T   INJREDIEKTS     USED   IN   Tilli   MANJFAC rCJRtt    OF  OUR BEER.THE  ONLY. BREWERY INTHE ARCTIC REGIONS.  ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED KOR ALL PARTS OF THE YUKOIT  T.vX.lirO.tY   AA'D   NOir.-lVv'ESTEXN    BSL'TISH   CDLXJJtarA.  AT LI'N, B. C.  -m  i ��u.fafl  ��.^^V04,  tApMiilh.A'iMl.^f^KttMHMterA.W *\  Wiftw* hu.iUiX< j,i.  . ..*---t*j.��-<vJs.tJi��>iijr^j(i  .VrtTj%<.U,i.w iGTiJV  ATLIN,  B.C.. SATURDAY,  MARCH,  y,  1901..  u ..  ' 1  i"l  ii  Pi  The Atlin Claim.  I'ublislii.'il    i-vei-y    Siitiirilay   inoi-iiinji   bv  TllK ATI,IN  111,AIM    I'lail.lHIMNO Co.  A. (.'. lliiiscurr-.i.t), I'.dit'iii nml ''uopi.-iktoh.  Ulti'-t'Ol utiljlii.-miuii l'fiu-1 .S".  Ailvi.-1-tUinjr rutt'S luuite known on ii|i|jliuu-i  tion. ,.  Tin- Hiibfpi'ipiluii prioo ii SO m jei-r pii.v-  ii'Ulo In (iilvam-o. No'jiiipi-r u ill In- ik-liv-ercl  uiilcsi ilif-ii�� comihioim iis-l- (.-(iiiiDlicil with.  ATUN DISTRICT.  Saturday, March 9th,   100:.  Its  Geology   and   Auriferous  Deposits:    ,  The Old Valley Gravels .of Fine and  Sprueo Creeks.���III. '  The auriferous gravels of the district are plainly of local origin, ar.d  for the purpose of this brief'sketch  .inutybe divided   into three separate  and   distinct   classes,   according lo  age, viz.: ���      ��� -     .  Pre - Glacial   or   OKI   Valley  Gravels.  Glacial Gravels.  Ki'CKNT or Stream Gravels.  In this order we will   therefoie consider them:  "Old   Valley"   Gravels."���So  '��� Next week," says the ^Viiite  Horse .T.kiuunk, "the hauling of  coal from the White I Torse'mines  to tlie White Pass & Yukon track  at Dugdale will commence. The  coal is to be .hauled out for the  uiilway company. ��� It- will be given  a thorough test in the locomotives  and if found fit for steaming purposes will be bought, up in large  quantities at good prices.  "The-coal at 25 feet, Mr. Arm- |far !ls al present, ascertained these  strong���one of the'' owners--says, ! gravels are in evidence only in the  issinilar  to   Peui'isvlvai.-ia  anthra-  valleys of   Pine and   Spruce creeks.  % J!. ?ra$er $ Co*  ,'    - SUCCESSORS   TO  P. P. C6.      "     First Street, Atlin.  For Staple & Fancy Groceries  PRO VISIONS,  Tobaccos and Confectionery,  Prompt A tt en tion to orders&FGive us a call.  cite, and for healing, and steaming  purposes is super or to the coal now  used by the White Pass & Yukon."  In noting this announcement if  .. might be'well U-> cfdi the attention  of our readers to the fact that there  is a very strong probability that "coal  "will yet be found in the Atliii district also.. The geological features  i  the southeast of A'tlin ; lake,  below j  the   Pike  riven .valley, are akin to i  There is reasoi. t.*> believe, however,'  that  both Otter ai-d   Little  Spruce  valleys   contain   deposits  of equal  I age. '      ti  :    The  topography   ol   the district  seems   clearlv  to   indicate that the  ' deep,   parallel  depressions, now oc-  icupied by the; lake system so char-  jacteristic  of the   region,   were cut  THE ��HANH  HOTEL  FI.MEST EQUIPPED MOTEL IN THE Nt )I-:TJ1.    EVER VTi-11 KG  CONDUCTUn  IN'   FIRST-!.: I. A:-S   MAX NICK.  French,n'ce(atirani in Gocin'iccticn  Ricic 6t Hastie,   Pkoi'iiii'Toks*    Havm- Hastie,  Managkk.  Corner of l'ir.-.t am.!  ni.-,cuv<;-r\ Streets.  AtleivLake Lumber Co.  Rough and Dressed  Lun.ber of all kinds  ��� Hydraulic-   Lumber  -   , .    ,..,..,   . j down .for the most   part in pre-glac-  if that part of the.dis.tnct lvmg to;. ...        . .        . .,  ��  .-   r   ...,.-., ,    ',  ",      iial times by ancient rivers, tributary  to  a  mighty  Yukon;   whose sub-  i tributary   streams, pouring in from  j the  surrounding   mountains,   wore  down in turn, and   in  the course of  ages, the wide transverse valleys in  F. T. Troughton  Managing; Proprietor.  0 te  Choice Wines Liquors and Cigars.  those of .White Horse-and Dawson,  and a valuable find may be awaiting the perse\erance"and energy of  out prospectors.  Nature... ever   prolific   in her largesse,   seems   to   have   placed this  .Province first among .her .favourites."  ���"- The. Koo.teuays have   large areas of  mineral and the coal with which to  ; sme.lt .it..       The.. Coast   has   been  ������equally favoured; nor have the new  ; camps of Dawson and While Horse  been   neglected   in  this distribution  v of .her gifts.   The coal.and ihe gold  ���bearing rocks lie practically side  side from the U. S. boundary to the  south to the.. U. S. boundary to  the  ���north. ���   With our   extensive mineralized area   and   the indications   at  h'Hid it can   hardly be possible that  .this district has been overlooked.  which the district abounds.  ���  Of   these  .sub-tributary   streams  two  drained .the  mineralized   belt  east of Luke Atlin, and to these^we  owe  the  twin   valleys of' Pine and  Spruce   creeks.       Their     gravels,  yellowed   by   age  andrich in gold,  have   been   uncovered   for miles in  the companion   valleys, and constitute the  main "secondary source of  of- the   placer  gold   found   within  their     areas.        Store    has    since  been added iu no small  measure by  the   more recent erosion   by glacial  action of part of Spruce mountain,  whose  culminating  point   was for-  ; merly much   nearer  the. lake shore  j than   at   present.    Yet   the fact re-  -mains   that:.our - richest  leads  are  We would call   special .attention \ found wherc  later streams have cut  to the notice   appearing on the first | through   the  glacial   drift and pre.  page of _ this issue announcing that j glacial  deposits .to the floor of  the  1  J  Dixon  & Burton,   Profs*.  c  V  V  !iv  Importer of General   Merchandise  Miners    Supplies  OUTFITTING A SPECIALTY  FIRST   STREET,    AT"TN   B.    C.  the publishers  of the   British  Col  urn hia "Review and North American  . Mining cjoumal of London ["England, wijlegiy** publicity, free of  charge, to "reports'and'particulars of  ' any legitimate- "r-ro;.-:i ties from .this  ili".t.ric:l ��� offered" for "Me, with the  end in vitiv 'of restoring the confidence of the Knglish investors so  rudely sh-a&eu'hy recent failures. ���'  We hazard the ���-opinion that the  Pkovi'nciv had other places iii view  than Vancover when -the lollowiug  appeared: ���������  The  news  that a clam factory is  in the present creek bed.    Here end  to. ,V>e established  on   Howe  Sound; in fact the shallowdiggings of Pine  creek which extend as far eastward  as the mouth of Gold Run and include that portion".- of "Willow creek-  so far uncovered.'- "Both of these  later '���'runs''. Pia^e cut through the  pre-glacial deposit" here and here:  only���-above and   below the present  ancient "valley, concentrating or re-  conceiitrating their golden contents.  ���Iu the valley of Pine creek, to  which attention will be first directed, "old valley" gravels are distinctly traceable from the vicinity  of Surprise lake to Nugget Point,  a, distance of seven miles, lying  practically undisturbed in their  ancient bed. From Nugget Point  to the.foot of Discovery basin they  are still-, -in evidence, although  greatly disturbed, and their disappearance at this latter point is co-incident with that of   the   pay-streak  '  I  "ft"  S/"  ���eh  I  1  ��>  Yi ���'*-  ���-, �����  K  1'k  ���i  7  i  s  r  V  **->  Yjjp  E3  s  id  L  "-'- -*���  ��j  v,*'  Hi  t  ^.  y %> ���  Ro  oms  and Beds  Best Liquors and Ci.^ar^  Wm J. SMITH,       -       ~       Pr&p,,  Vancouver  General  ���\if\ i ���{���>��� -  8 �� a : *-.  wjll-be received with satisfaction by  ������ all who joy in seeing Provincial, industries increase. Besides there are  one or .two . businew" men left here  yet who do not advertise, and such  a factory as this will be able to,  utilise them.  CARkliiS A FULL LINK OF  GENERAL MLRCi IA XDPtK  A. vS. Ckoss & Co  1st. Sti-ci-l Atlin.  Pine City Baths and Laundry,  Main Street, PINE CITY.  Hklkn Luhecki".  pili U'NCil R0(  For Exjellent Coffee.  1  Short Grdsrs a Sgie&i&lty.  Roii-,t lit* t-f or Kou-t  Pork with % us'roiinis.  I-'UI.I,   MEAL,   KiFTY    CliNTS.  W. G. PAKTON,  NOTAlfV*  PUHLIC.  OKI'lCli:   Ciii-iihi-of Tlilnl nml I'rurl Sti-ci-l,  Atlin,    15.    C,   opiiosito Oovi'i'iiiiivnt Hi.ilil-  All Ujii-ls of  inii'insr piipoi-s imiili: out   Several  yeiir-'  i.'i'.iotiv.il   i.'xpi-rieiii-e.   ���  UFl'ICl" Oi-' II. Al'-. CUSTOiiy.  J. H. Bro-.Milc-tt, P. L. S., D. L. 5.  R. C. Lowry, A. M. I. C. T.  Civil and Hydraulic Engineers,  . Land Surveyors.  Pkari. Street,' Ati,in, B. C.  .'��� HOTEL VANCOUVER.  1*1"ST    LIQUORS   &   CIGARS    .  Goon -A'rcommuuation. ��� Kestauuant in  COSNECTICN.     '  S. JOHNSTON, Proprietor.  'fl  'I  M  n  \\  f 1  *l  l\  at  "j'|  ri  H  i  I  Good Stuliliuc foi' H<ir��cujund Dogs.  r^ <ww��w*.......,tf..r*.vav*,~  ! ATLIN, K.C., SATURDAY,  MARCH,  9,   1901  LEAPING -HARDWARE MOUSE.  K  :;'lftc?ctly;-$  ?���$  Call on us for Prices.  Cor. of PEARL and FIRST ST., "ATLIN," B. C.  creek has proved practically barren',  vet from this concentration upwards  of $1,000,000 in placer gold has al-  - ready been'won, and the field is by  no manner of menus exhausted.  Where the comsest gold and heaviest nnynels have been found it is  obsorvable that Ihe later stream has  cut down into the old bed-rock for  some little distance releasing and  expo-sin-;- its imprisoned gold, nat-  ui.ills  the coarsest of its kind.  Prom V.tirprise-lake westward the  nre-glacial   stieain   appears to have  f .Mowed, the flank of Spruce mountain,    so   that    the   present creek,  which   bears   further   to the northward, barely skirts its northern rim  until it   reaches the mouth of Gold  Run ' where   the   ancient . stream,  turning   northward,   is   pierced   by  thu later stream.     An earlier run of  Pine appears to have followed Gold  Run itself from the vicinity of Otter  creek    bridge   and   if   its  channel  should be found it seems reasonable  to anticipate   from  it as rich a-con-  centratijn as that characterizing* the  present creek in its later course.' . '",  The   old    valley gravels,    where  practically,.intact   have  a depth of  from 50 to 30 feet, gradually lessening as  the -valley descends, but the  width of the present stream has yet  to   be   definitely fixed.    Neither of  its rims  have   been reached, to my  knowledge, ' either   by   tunnel   or  shaft.    Surface indications give it a  kvown width of two hundred >atds  at least, but it is more than probable  that the glacial uioraii.es lining the  valley cover an   additional  area  of  these gravels equal to, if not indeed  far greater,   than    that  at- present  known.    The   depth of the deposit  together with the great width of the  valley at   this   point, two miles .or  more, would ssem   to indicate that  the   dj;-ositiug  stream   was   or.e of  imposing size.  The values contained in this vast  deposit cannot be estimated with  , any approach to reasonable accuracy. Its gold lies in pockets  throughout the mass as well as on  aud in bed-rock It is extreme!v  coarse iu nature aud should he-  coarser the higher the valley'is ascended. Us true "gutter" if struck  should prove, in my opinion, especially rich and a drifting proposition of the most encouraging kind.  As an hydraulic proposition it offers  many discouragements. The head  '.f.water available at Nugget Point  would not exceed one hundred feet  and would so rapidly diminish as  work progressed that less than one  mile iu the '-'even could be worked,  even if dump were available. From  Nugget Point to the ca lyon the  grade of the present creek is less  than o::e and half- per cent, and lo  elevate tailings would require the  eut're head of water available. The  entire flows of Wright, Otter, Birch,  Boulder and Ruby creeks might as  sist ii. solving the proposition���alter  these 'creeks had themselves been  fully exploited.  Dredging is an alternative. To,  give this most promising field up to  the "dredger "'in its present practically unprospected condition,  would, in my opinion, be against  the best interest of the district.  That it would' prove a most profitable venture is undoubted, but  ihe lime is not yet. A great pi<-  portion of its gold lies in hed-iock,  and much of this would be'lorover  lost to thc* camp once the dredger  passed over'it.  These observations are made that  the camp may judge of the advisi-  bility of takir.;g steps, ere it be too  late, to definitely ascertain and prospect the- old " gutter.'" if found,  and 250 foot claims were the law,  there would be both summer and  winter drifting1 inthe upper valley  for many years to eome.' That  Continued on Fourth Page.  ���>c><>o-*D*o<>o*o''>o.0o.*o*o*c^*o����>c<*o^<>*o<>o*o.-*ci*i:t��>c*<>ct**<:*o*c<<��'  THE  J.   3.   Byrom.  '   -; -     ���    TEMPORARY  PRKMISKS NORTITICRN   HOTKI,. '    ���  ��hM 11/1=  Si ^  BUILDER  CANCELLATION 01" RliSK'tVIJ.  Cassia 11 Distkiot.  'IVJOTtCI7. is horel-j.v given that the reservation placed on Crown lands situated in  tin.- Bennett Lake and Atliu Luke Miain-r  Divisions of Caviar Distriut, notice of  ivliieli was published iu the Uritish Columbia Gazette and dated 18th September,  189S, is hereby eanoellnd.  "     '    W. C. WELLS,  Chief Commissioner of Lands & Works.  Lands & Works Department, ' c  Victoria, B. C, 30th January. 1901.  3 m-fe 23  AND  CONTRACTOR  ESTIMATES  GIVEN7 ON  ALL  KINDS OF WORK  PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS  A    SPECIALTY  : BRICKS FOR SALE.  OFFICE:   Third Street, Atlin.  NEXT TO CHURCH OF ' ENGLAND.  FREE' BOWLING.-ALLEY.-  ,. ^     :.-. -._--- ��� a  VENDOME . BAR.    ���  ��� ,"' ' ATLIN, B. C. .  Ai  ^oin Lumber & Mining Co.  E. G.   Tennant   -     -   -      -     Manager..  TSJOTICI"   is hereby given that application  w ill be made to the Legislative Assembly of the Province of  British  Columbia al  its next session  for an Act to incorporate a  uompany  with   power   to construct,  equip,  operate and maintain a rail* ay, standard <>;  narrow jrauire, for  the conveyance of pr,s-  snn-rers anil freight from some point al or  near   Taku   Inlet,    iu    British    Columbia:  thence  by the  most  feasible and convenient  route to a   point at or near  the Little Salmon   River;   thence to   Pike  Lake;   thence  alon;r the  East side of Atliii Lake to Atliu  City, aud  thenee northerly to the northern  boundary .of the Province,  with power .to  construct, operate  and muintain all   neei-s  sary   roads,   bridges,   ways aud ferries:  ;..  build, own and maintain wharves and dcu-l-s  iu connection therewith^   and  to build, ou n,  eiiuip and maintain steam aud other vessels  aud boats-, and   to  navigate the same on any  unvifrahle  waters within   the  Province, and  with   power   to   build,   equip,   oporato aud  maintain telegraph aud telephone lines in  connection     with    the    haid     railway   and  branches:   to   build,    own.   maintain    and  operate smelters, concentrators,   reduction  works, lumber and other mills; and to jione-  rutii  electricity lor thc supply of litfht. heat  aud  power,  with   power   to   acquire   water  i-ifrlit-c and tn construct dams and Humes for  improving und   increasing  water privileges,  and  with  power to expropriate lauds and  property for the purposes  of the Company,  and to  acquire  lauds, bonuses or privilege*  and other aids from any Government, .Municipal Corporation, or any persons or bodies;  ami wiih power  to  lease and to connect aud  mako traffic aud  other arrangement*! with  railway,    steamboat   and  other compauie-|  now   ir hereafter to be incorporated, aud  to  levy aud collect tolls from all persons usinij  and  on   all   freight   passiupf over any  such  roads,  bridges,   railways,   ferries,   wharves  aud vessels built or owned  by the Company',  ami  for all  other   necessary   or 'inc-deiital  rights, powers and privileges iti that behalf.  I)��t��-I  at   Victoriu, 15. C, this 27th  day of  December, H>H.i. ���   ' ���  CREASE   A   CRliASB,  Solicitors for the Apiiliuaiftw.  urnti i-tf  Lufnbering in aSI it s Branches.  .Branch Office -at Rine.  C. DOELKER,  .    .    .    FRESH MEATS ALWAYS ON HAND.    ...  ��� Fish,    Game   in   season and   home    made   Sausage:  Cornkk   First   and    Pearl   Streets.  NEW STRIKE!  ���Troy Laundry & Bath House  Will be in New Quarters on and after  March 4th, 1901.  :     C. P. COFFIN Pron  G. Ii. Haves.  J. ('. COHNEf.r,.  unadian Dank...   .  ;..of Commerce  Corner Second and Pearl Streets  ���" ������ -Gold Assavkd,  Pukchaski") ok Takkn on  Consignment.  Exchange sold on all the.princi-  .-.':    oints in   Europe,   tlie   United  ^������iUs and Canada.  ASSAY OFFICE  IN CONNECTION  '-       FOR COLD DUST ONLY  ��� T.' R;  BILLETT. .Manager.  Discovery.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  first-class restaurant  ��� in'  connection.  Hea'l<inarters for Buhner & Pnri-ntt's,sta-re.  IRKLAND HOTEL.  rrRST strkkt,  ati.in. ���  J.  KIRKLAND,  - Masackr.  First-class dining.room  And Elegant Sleeping Rooms.   .  THE   TEPEE;  When on the Fantatl stop at  Reicfoen & Rcthacher  Good Beds���Best Meals.  TULKS EGGERT & SON.  Swiss  Watchmakkrs,  And innnut'u-tui iti-Jr jeu-cllurs.  All hinds of iiufitfet ��orl; executed w itli  neatntss and dispatch.  I-'ij'St   Ht.   nest   (o -Vu'nnuuver t'eunral Store  ���I  4.  Hit  1- rSp77
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'snclvoperaVions shgiildypreeede,;thrit:
ot" dredging, ;'if: the /ground warrants
it:7risYlalc: developments;7seeih to
.prcjy'e,-..'is,''.,;.'i;/ thiiikI->,.;'|i,:..;.'se|f-evideii't
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ST.^PATRIGK'S^DAY.
•;■; Dily Saturclayy:71he 'i6tli'■ iiist^ltl• e
■fpllpwi!Vg,7'progranvrae:;of sports will
be carried'■76ut^u"j'ler77tbev'inspices
of the7St:;P'atrick^s";Day Gelebratioii
:Cpmniittee;and,;will 7Ic6i!Vmen,ce^a.t72"
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; ,.:  There are two .places at.the Tepee,.
yet; Ralferty: has no opppsitipn. 77777
E. P:' Oneen—'iainiliarly known
as Al.—struck town on Thursday
night, hale and hearty - as of yore,
not a bit sorry he .is this side of tlie
mountains. Pie brought in a number of horses with: biro, lo say nothing about "soft" and other goods..
Fortin & Le Cappelluin, the Druggists.   . •     *
I'ollow tlie crowd, when on the
Faiuail. stop afHalferty's.at Tepee.
Von can get all kinds of stationery, novels, Sound and B. C. newspapers, fruits, confectionery, cigars
and tobaccos at Fill tr.au & Co.'s
Baths Hot, Troy Laundry.   ■
Prescriptions carefully compounded at Doekrill'<".
match, 7 Ireland
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"^.P.j yconnectioiv \yith :■ these Sports.
it is Avell to. remember, that they are
gotten, up v.simply for amusement
and competitors uiust treat them in
that light and not for any intrinsic-
value attached to the prizes. The
following gentlemen have kindly
contributed the prizes for the occasion:'Messrs."'De Gex, Brownlee,
McFeely. Cumniings & Richardson,
Le Capnellaiu, Blackett, Foley,
Nickcrson, J. A. Fraser & Co.,'
Bourne, Cross tmd Judge Woods.
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A. C. Hirschfeld.
YUKON - ASPICROFT    TELE
..   GRAPH  LINE.
Information   has    been   received
that Mr.   J.   B. ','Charlesou,   Superintendent   of Construction   on   the
i Aslicroft-Ynkon telegraph Hue, was
{to leave Vancouver   lor   the  north
Messrs.    Gairi=ou   aad    Winters -not   later than    Maich   ist, taking
are leaving Skagway about the; x ith ! '-^t-h him some  sixty men.     It will
inst. for   Atlin.    These  geiiilemen ll>c remenihsred   that   when   he was
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Shelf and Heavy Hardware,
New and Second Hand Tin and Granite We.ro, Iron  Steel, Ph 1:?, Shovels mid Hla'.-UniMtli'K
Coal, Giant Powder, Cap-:, Fuso and Yukon Stoves.
Goods   Baunfit   Sold   nnd   fxclMngcd.
For fine views and Photos go to
irsclifelfs- ' . « •'   ^
.   Films, Plates, etc. for sale.
First, and Pearl Streets.
Atlin B. C.
are coming in to work on Canyon
creek in company with Mr. Baxter.
Their hydraulic plant was hauled
up as- far as Dominion eivek last
fall and tliey will iu»w si-.-d it over
■to their property.
The. largest circultling-library.P.; j
Atlin.'   Only . 10 cents exchange,
Pillman cc Co.'s.
- t.
the
B.   CoiTiin   has   re-christened
Allin'   '.1 /iUii'd'ry';   iioiiccfoi'lh il \
compelled to ce..isv- operations last
full there was a gaji stmie thirt\-five
miles iu length yet it) Ix- completed,
i'bis will be the first work this
season and thai the trail along the
entire line will be widened, and inspection slut ions constructed) The
:>rj;.ch line* Irera Ha'/.eltou . to the
coast will then be:constructed and
will   be couir;!eted  bv next fall;
O'rr-   baths:'.:
.   IV.   BARBER SHOP
K. MNK Prop.
Now oi.(-ui|.v their ni-\v quarters noM
to tin; llnnk of II. N. A.. Kirst Street.
•Tlio bath ronmsnru r;i|!iall.v as yjood as fount!
iu  <:itic"i.   Privata l'*ii'triiii(!<! lor ladies.
*■< 5
..lNE:;THE!Bavii:L.
DISCOVERY, B. C.
AVhen you come to I'.iscovery lake
'"" , ':   shelter under the tree.
l-'inest ,of; liquors.     Goorl siabiing.
Lays to pJton Pine creek.. 'First
will be known as the "Troy ■Laundry 'j be.:chi/s nii good part.'of creek; have
& Bath House, and well does i! de 7 prospected-woll,-~~Abplv Ct.ai.m OF-
serve the nauU:' I'ovMr. Cc-Itlui U:'s;Uc-":.
Ik:= Baiik >'of =inllsi^Iorili,= America'
Estaldishpil in ISM.   liK-orinirated fiy Royal Chartrr.
Paid L> Capjtai.    -; -    -''-'"-' -■ 7 $4,866,666
Keservk Fund   -   -   -   -   -   - ; -   $1,581,666
London Office: 3'CletuentS'Lane, Lombard Street, E. C. '
'Head;Office in Canada:      Montreul.
. -     ■•  . 11. Stiktcm.ax, General  Manager.
Branches in. all the principal cities of Canada, and agents in New Yoik,
San.Fraucisco, Seattle. Tiicpma,'Portland; Spokane, Boston, Chicago, Etc.
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