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The Atlin Claim May 10, 1902

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 voi���  o:  W.  '.���H^'ii'w  .A'Pr,IX,^  ;.N.C),:,I:'4  /:���  i^:�� 11:; -;::Wej;^  :^J ;":^ ;^  :;���.:���������' ^v;" '^���::&.;.'CI| i Id re.11'S'V.SIl.p'e.s';.' 111'jt'i I.L}^ 1 KOrt:'/jI'-UC.l '���"���'.y-t'-'iI<:1 e.S      I';1.-;-���-.-'i::".V,';;-:-J<:-': ^ .v-.;'! :-:v-J'.:-^  ffiKiuies.  Sluicing-^;-Operations ;;.SKbw  M^:.;'.:':".'..-^} Results U.l"kK:f.:^y2;; ���'  ;v^:Remem'ber -we ;h^  ;Ogilvie's.':Plbuiyper. ^  ���xjgW*���'  . Branches" Pf"-the'.:Banlc?at;iSeattIe^^  ^:./^ ���--"-^���-���-i-:^ C:K���'���'--';'^h->���.:���- ���;���������'���'-  'r<-^''~T'.--y/:'-^ :>:;':V'^7;':^';^;::-vA;vv.v-'.;^ ^V;���r:\.K,v.;      '���-r:-Cr:: y, ?:���''Ska'g'way.i;-etc.  .; 7 ���  .,   /: v ,;.. - - ������.. ::E3tGf?&Bsge "���isoffiS,.- oh sslS Pwsstsc: ' ���,;!;   ��� '���;���;'     '������;��� ���S:^y;  ;G6i.1j Dust^Purc^^  J.  S.   MUNRO, Manager.  UIS  Wholesale    and    Retail    -Butcher  FIRST   STREET, ' ATLIN,   B.   C.  AwYiy/'Beypnd>;Expee't.a.tJpjh.s^PJiie  " r-^and;Spruce Wei ng\ With: Each  '        Other)for:Richness.'i;    ��� 7 ,; ��� Vi  Getting: -Resciy: ���|>foi:'^thie^I^ear  Dealers  in Provisions,   Dry   Goods,   Etc,  J5�� ��� &*.   SIRfJSS   &   ������  SI'HCIAI.TIKS   IN  ' FANCY   CAKES   &    PASTRY.  Ciias.   Mvku,  Proprietor.  G<"><1  llnom-i to  1,'eril     Ky tlir Uny.  Wtii.'U tn* Montli at   ivaMinaldo I'atrs.  ":���[;:FroiiV: 11ie; rc'sult:'b f, t1ie��� clean-ups.  Xmahc . .-munerousv^dumps .orrboth  '.'Pine'and Spriieej,'creelcsv Avliicl/'Vire  ;np\v]1)ciVr^  Trite] i'igence''^  returns^-ar^  ������sanguine^ expectati6ns7::;]::efprey the  'actuaf "-drifting-: operandis "ceased,;  ���'.s6nie:;t\v6:iii^  i6pinibh;.\yas,tlKit":t:li^;retuiMis:Avould  give lit Llebetter; than wages; :On^the  tire;" averfige^' '.Sluicihg^^ operations  areCnbw ;.:being:: piished-with the  ;.vie\\t v,;0f:'.-.' 1 i a vi ng J a11;;;dhe;;:;:;;::d uru J5s  ;' wash eel, put' be for e ;;tlie; "creek s; r ise,;  'aii:i"vii'i?i-se^  ported! th a t.| jrprafc g rpu hci;?;nb tvsu p.^  ip'bsed;. tojcoii t aiii 'aii yth i n g:li kie;-payVv  ;i'eally7waste^:w6iideriiil:j:'returhs)^  'feiiigv pbtained,,^,^yhiie;^u^  gravel itseirhas;l^eh^sho\vin'g cleaii-;:  ���''upsVi"a1iigi'i]'g5^  accordin'gftb:������'. the) number? of %��� men  '"\yorkin"g:fS:Tttotv^7^  ;ciaim ' pu Piiie;������creek;\ji:fiye ' aiid: a  ha 1 f ��� ouii'c'e'i\n.iigget; was. picked^ up  last week^and:heavy'gblcl:seems;t6  be prevalent on the majority of the  claims. Pat Cooper, from his first  cleanup, took out 4S ounces.  Spruce creek, from Muirhead &  Nissen's claim, furnished its nugget���or.e better���S}4 ounces, while  Blondeau and paitners, about 136  below took out 37 ounces, from the  drift, in a little better than a week.  From the average which was arrived at some weeks ago at about  $50,000 from the winter drifts, today's indication's are that there will  be easilv double that amount.  Bright Prospects ^head^'A^NeW;  ^;.��.:vBPidg^:;pir;^^  V;;  'River' ObstruetioiisRembvedi  Pine Creek Power Co.  JIMMY REQA  Shetf antff Heavy. fflaifpeivwstB*��,  Aenifi CIuli iiikI- Oi-Miiiiju.* IIi>cUr.\v Sliut'f".-    Men's   Hull* Sole.*, ant! Slioc Nails. llcnr.v  Diston & Son's Sjin1-.. ���-     WiniluWs,  Dimii's. (/la>>,aiMl  IMiitt'.v, e(<.'., ctf.  Full Line of Winchester'- -Black & Smokeless--Rifle & Shotgun  Cartridges.  Goods   i!i>ii(|hl   Sold   iind    Tx*. Iiiiiicjcd.  wins  . Kslulilislicd in IMO.   .Iii(ri)i'|><ii'iit.i;il by iiciyul Oliarlciv  Paid 'Ur CAi-iTAr, ,.---���-'-. ���.-'.   $4,866,666  RivSURVi': Fun 11 ���������''-���������  -   -'���':-,-   - --   $',776,333-  Head Office in Canada:  Mo'ulreai. PL Sttkjcman,  General  Manager.  Branches in all the principal cities of Canada, and agents in New York,  San Francisco. Seattle. Tacoma, Portland, Spokane, Boston, Chicago, F.IC.  Gold Dust Assayed, Purchased or Taken oil Consignment.  .      Quartz Assaying at Reasonable-Rates.  The best piece of news which lias  reached camp Troiii the outside this  Spring is brought in by Mr. RuflV  ner, Manager of the_ Sunrise Co.,  who returned yesterday, and it is  to the effect that the Pine ' Creek  Power Co. lias received full powers  from the Government to carry into  effect all the privileges contained in  the charter granted to it last fall.  Hydraulic operations will be prosecuted by the Sunrise company  with a vim, the practical work of  which will lie under the direct superintendence of Mr. Loveridge,  who accompanied Mr. Ruffner into Atlin. Water will be run in  both the company's ditches and  will be available- to all parties desiring it. A large number of men  will be employed and no lime will  lie lost in getting everything iirto  working order at the earliest  moment.  W/Ac'tiye"A'vbfk^  Bircl^creek'rAruder^the/riianagement^  bT.:\Mry'-!J'ack^  libn��'.y:\vliicli,^  'Trpiu'.';,prbs'pect'i,-drifls aiid^bpen^cutsi'.'  ilie^'tUii^take-^  drauliciiigvbperatibns}-iii" excellent':  ,pay.;:i/;Teii;uienvare'i-at;,(preseiit;ein-V  ���plpye'di''';-}'<���%?::i '��� '^���:^-:.'V:S:X'ff:W^;;V'^:  ;';-.,Jfc-gang;.:b^  tli.e:big^treslle5flumeMpf;:the?SuiiYisev  -Go.;6} Tht ^wii 1 ter< s^^r'psts, Tol 1 owed  by tire spring: weather^'liave seriously.  A\^eakeiied;:-:the:;v;ibundatibii.;;;bf '.^tlieil  flume.'--vf It,:'ls7:::rbughly-{'.estimated"  ih"at:-|t'::'\\M.il:bpst';abp^  it:in:sh;'ape;:again.::^:;fx^^^^  '!:'A^ number of^^  and Spruce: creeks;;liaye':'jpiiiedyto--;  gethert ^and^;are:'.^cbri:structing::,:;r a -  ^bridge; acrbss^:Pjiie: creek :at:; Nb;vi4;:  ;,beip\y-i'V'' This'r\is: 2an:^iniprovement^  'Aynicli^has^beeniiveryjmiich  .a'f)d;!;thpugli,:::th:e'-";'G.byern  ,petitibiied:]ast:year for��� abridge,,no  assistance-has V been r:receivedvfroin-.  this   source. '"The "bridse "wiil'be"  constructed   so   as   to   clear  high  water   and   will   have   a   fifty foot  span, the foundations  ou each side  will be on solid rock.    The floor is  to be eight  feet  wide  and   will be  boarded with 2-inch planks.  , Mr. A. A. Johnston, Manager of  the Columbia Hydraulic Co., accompanied by his new superintendent, Mr. Cross, reached Atlin on  Saturday last. They ��� have a number of men now working on the  company's ground getting things  into shape for active hydraulicing  operations, which are expected to  be "commenced in about two weeks.  The Atlin Willow Creek Co., represented by Mr. Frank Brackett,  has commenced the season's operations, and a number of men are  getting the ditch in shape. Considerable fluming will be put in  over the ground on which drifting  work was done during the winter.  Taking advantage of the extremely low water in the Atlintoo  river, connecting' Atlin lake with  Taku arm, Dr; Troughton ha.,  made a public benefactor of himself  and has practically converted the  river into a navigable waterway.  There was 110 time to communicate  with the Government authorities in  Ottawa on the subject in order to  get an appropriation, so Dr.  Troughton sent out a gang of men  at his own expense to blow out the  rocks which have been responsible  for all  the   wrecks   in   the   river.  .;.���;.:-���':';-.-'-7  ���j|  w  *W��I!W* **"  ^^/^��&*^^j^^ AT;..TK,  p���C..  SATURDAY,  MAY ro,    Lyp2.  The Atlin Claim.  I'lihlislivii   ovnrjr    Suturiluy   muriiliii;   Liv  T'.ik Ati.is Claim  Pt:m,isniNr; Co.  A. C. HinBCHVr.r.D, Kuitoii.  D. Todd Lkf.s, Sub-Kditor.  Office of uiilillcntimi I'eurl.Sl'., Atlin. It. C.  Advertising   Rates :   Sl.UO   per inch, cnuh  insult Ion.   Hciulin^' not ices, 2!i  cents u lim;.  Special Contrnut Kates on application.  This subscription price in .?S ii'yfiiir pu.v-  ciljlu in advance. ' No p iper will ho delivered  milcHi tIi'ik condition is complied with.  PLATINUM.  Saturday, May io, 1902.  Its Commercial   Value  Than Gold.  Mo:  re  Black Sands of the District Known  to Contain it in More or Less  Quantities.  According to the experience'of  the Hon. C. IT. Mackintosh a company promoter, owning large interests in the Kootenay and Boundary  sections of the Province, British  Columbia minir.g ventures are not  now looked upon in the same doubtful manner as they lately have been  and there is much less reluctance  on the part of the British investor  to give "favourable consideration "  to 13. C. mines. Mr. Mackintosh  says "satisfactory results from  . work in the Nelson and Rossland  districts has restored confidence,  and much English capital will come  in this year. Over-speculation had  injured British Columbia mines,  but the slate had been cleared, and  a fresh start is being made."  In this district,   within   the  last  three years, an amount, aggregating  in round  figures,   $1,000,000,   has  been spent in development work in  hydraulic mining alone, and "it is essential that'some showing be made  this year.     Fortunately, the stages  to   which   the   several   companies  have now   got   their work, almost  insures that, with   careful  management, the   investors, British, Canadian  and   American,   will have no  cause   for   complaint   against   the  Atlin district.      There is, however,'  imperative need of capital .still; the  best ground is still to be found, the  ��� store of placer  ground is  far from  being   exhausted,     while     quartz  mining   in   the district bids fair to  eclipse any other mining section on  the Continent. For this last branch  of the industry, apart from the prospectors   time    on     development,  practically   no  outside  capital has  come into the district.  To capitalists, we say, without  fear, Atlin presents opportunities  for investment for large or small  amounts, such as no other section  of the Province possesses, and withal, L'wer chances of failure���provided caution and ordinary common sense arc used. The field is  yet a virgin one, ' the soil but  scratched--yielding over $2,250,-  000 by sluice-box and rocker���but  the stage has been readied when  the assistance of outside capital is  required to carry on the development work of the district, and the I no figure as yet irr the world's pro-  showing will amply satisfy the  most exacting.  In several of our issues during  the early part of the winter mention  was made of the steadily increasing  commercial value of Platinum and  its associated metals. Now, as  active work is about to be commenced on the different creeks and  as assays which have been made in  the laboratory of the Dominion  (Geological Department, at Ottawa,  have amply demonstrated the fact  that platinum is associated with  the placer gold of this camp in a  proportion which makes it worth  the miners' while to endeavor to  save it. The following extract is  taken from the " Mining & Scientific Press:''  " Platinum is a gray-ivhite metal,  having a   specific   gravity,   when  pure, of   21.5, being   heavier than  pure gold,   which  is  19.3;   but iir  nature, with   the   impurities, they  are   about   the   same.     Platinum,  like gold, is soluble   only   iii aqua  regia (a mixture of   four ' parts   of  hydrochloric  acid ,to one "of nitric  acid J, although it differs  from gold  in this respect, that it dissolves in  nitric acid   when  mixed   with six  times   its   weight   of  silver.'     Its  great value rests in its  infusibility  at a heat that melts   other   metals;  that, with  its qualities of not being  attacked by acids, malleability, etc.,  places it in a realm of non-competition.    The value is today from $iS  to $20 per ounce.   The value varies  with   the    demand    and     supply.  Should   a   new   use   be found for  platinum which would increase the  consumption, as did  the  incandescent   light,^[the   price would jump  up, or should  the  output decrease  the result would be the same.    It  was   first   found   in   some of the  placers in   South   America, mixed  with the gold.    It is now found in  small quantities   in   many parts of  the world.  "Until recently all of the platinum produced was from the placers.  Platinum ore, platinum in the ledge  was not considered to exist. Ore  was not tested for platinum. A  Sudbury, Canada, company, in  testing their ore, found a little  platinum. Since then platinum in  ore has been reported in other  pails of this continent, but it is irr  such  small   quantities that it cuts  Hydraulic   Mining;       ', @.  ** Machinery,  HYDRAULIC   DERRICKS ��� From 3 to 10 tons lining capacity.  HAND    POWER    DERRICKS   of  t   to   2  tons lifting capacity.  HYDRAULIC   GRAVEL    ELEVATORS,  ,  HYDRAULIC    GIANTS,    WATER   GATES,  ANGLE   STFFL   .RIFFLES    &  HYDRAULIC    RIVETED    PIPE.  The Joshua Hendy Machine Works.  Xos. 38 to 44 Prkmont Street,  '     .���      ��� ' SAN    FRANCISCO,  Write for prices, circulars and catalogues, or call on n  ��� A. C. Hirschfeld, Agent, Atlin, B. C.  CAT,.  Atlin Lumber & !*Tsnin<| Co,  A. J. BAKER       -       -       Manager.  Lumbering   in   ait   its   Branches*  Mn.r.s at Atmx,  B. C.  Branch Office, at Discovery  THE ROYAL HOTEL,  E.   ROSSELLI,  Manager.  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. ,C.  This   New   and   Commodious   Hotel was opened to, the Public,  April  16th, 1901.���Everything in it is New.���Strictly First Class.  CHOICEST WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS CASE GOODS A SPECIALTY.  HpO make room for large Spring importations, I have decided to undersell Cut Rales already Advertised, and, in addition, quote   the  following prices:  Alert Bay Salmon, per doz     $2.50  Worcester Sauce        ,, 3.00  Simco Jam, 5-lb pail 90  Ev. Apples,  5 lbs 1.00  Apricots ,, 1.00  Peaches  Moccasins, $2.00 per  pair.  Pears ,, 75  Cooking Figs,, 65  Sugar, 8 lbs 1.00  Cheese, per lb 25  Lubeck Sliced Potatoes, per lb     30  Ham and Bacon, per lb 25  Arctics,  65  Kelt  Overshoes   &   Manitoba  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 per cent.  All Goods Warranted and if not Satisfactory Money Returned  Me   P O I  C  1J<  ���   THE    KOOTENAI   HOTEL.  COK.  George E. Hayeo, Proprietor  First and Trainor Streets.  This First. Class Hotel tins been remodeled and ref uriiiyhcid throughout  uml'offers the best accommodation to Transient or Permanent  Guests.���American and Kuropeun plan.  inost Wines, lie/upps and Cigars*  Billiards   and   Pool.  Mr. Staui.ks succeeded in getting his motion for the exclusion of  Oriental labour passed by. the local  House.        The   motion    provides:  duction.  -���"About .90 per cent of the  world's yield of platinum is obtained from the mines in the Ural  mountains, Russia, and . has-been  for years.  Brazil stands first among  .       ��� ,.    ,     , ,   the small producers; United  States  " That m   all contracts, leases and L,r rvo.,~,i : 1   -tr  . I or Columbia   and   Venezuel  concessions of whatsoever kind en-  la , pro-  ���,..������        1      '    '   1     1    .1      duce an appreciable amount; nlati  tered into,  issued  or  made  by the .       "     . ��� ' Iiai1  FINEST EQUIPPED HOTEL IN THE NORTH.    EVERYTHING  CONDUCTED IN  FIRST-CLASS MANNER.  French   Restaurant in   Connection.  ���David  Hastik, ��� Provriktok.  Corner of First and Discovery Streets.  Government, or on behalf of the  Government, provision be made  that no Chinese or Japanese shall  be employed in connection therewith."  mira is found in nearly all the gold  placers in South America. In  North America it is not as common  --the Pacific coast is its home, but  its. occurrence is spotted, Northern  THE   QOU'D-HOUSE,  DISCOVERY,   B. C.  O. .W. .Johnston. Mutineer.  Comfortably Furnished Rooms���By the Dayi Week or Month.  The Best of Liquors and Cigars always irr Stock. ��� Fine stable in connection with the House.  AMERICAN    AND    EUROPEAN    PLAN.  iiwiisuMuwuxiJiuuinujiuium IV  ATLIN,   B. C.   SATURDAY,   MAY  i'o,  1902'.  ^^g>   can   give   You   as Good Value for your CASH as  TV ^   ���   any House in Town. ��� &  Try   &3S   with   it   s%ssd   &g&.  J. J\. T tmr ��  rocenes5 a-Tovisions^ etc,  (riant   Powder  on   hand.   ,  California an<l ilie Kraser river being tlie most productive. Australia adds a little to- the world's  supply.  A placer miner is liable lo find il  in his sluicebox wherever he works,  .and in all cases should separate and  save it - too many throw it away.,  ���" The I'clining of platinum is  mere ��� diflicnlt .than the other  metals. Tin: crude mcia! if <iis-.  solved in aqua rcgia, taking about  ten to fifteen limes ilie wyighl of  acid that I here is niel'.il. depending  upon size , of pieces. When dissolved tin: ac'd is mostly evaporated,    ammonia   acklcl,    and   .the  solution evaporated   to   one-twelfth i  ..... I  ,ol its original vfiluuie   and   allowed  to ,cool;    the    iridium  chivslalix.es  Al  To Those Looking for Work  A Moral.  Timoly   Suggestion   Furnished   by  "the    "Shears"   .���. - He Who  Reads Way Learn.  onl as the double chloride -which  is a dark purple powder���-fillers off.  Ammonia chloride is added, and  the evaporation is renewed with a  temperature nearly 10�� [?], until  the platiui-amiuoniiun chloride  separates; the solution is diluted  with alcohol and filtered: the platinum salt is placed in a crucible and  healed, to drive off the ammonium  salt, leaving the black platinum.  Care is taken not to heat hot  enough to agglutinate the platinum,  as il interferes with the subsequent  working. The. platinum is all  put through a seive and then hammered into an ingot into a mold.  Some articles are cast, some are  rolled, but the first .quality, are  hammered --- it imparts a different  quality* to the metal. For use in*  the laboratory the hammered crucible or dish will give better satisfaction than the rolled; it has no  chryslalline structure, which the  rolled is apt to assume after being  used."  The value, per ounce, of the metal should be sufficient inducement  to the miners of the district lo ascertain, by assay, whether or not  their black sand contains an  amount of platinum sufficient to  justify them iir saving it.  The following reminiscence of  the Atlin Brewing Co. is taken  from oire of the recent issues of a  coast paper:  " It is not  often   that   the defendant iir a civil action   has   three capiases   issued   against him   in oire  week, yet this  has been- the fate of  E. M. Sullivan,   the   venturesome  freighter.of the  north, who is well  known ' through   British   Columbia  and   Alaska   by   the     cognomen,  ' Black.'     Ben   Wehrl'ritz.   of Vancouver and Atlin, is the  plaintiff in  the action, which arises out of some  disputes  about the Atlin  brewery.  On the first two  Mr. Sullivan was  arrested each time, and as regularly  released  through  the efforts of his  lawyer, IT.  B.   Robertson,    bursas  the     proceedings    were'-evidently,  growing monotonous,  he acted upon the   idea   that  it   was easier to  avoid   these   things  than   to fight  them, and   so   the; sheriff   is still  looking about with the third order  for his arrest uiiexecuted. ���!  If the concern where you are employed is all wrong, and the. Old  Viau a curmudgeon, it may be well  for you to go to the old man and  coirfideutiallv,' quictlv and kindly  tell him linn, he is a curmudgeon,  j Kxplnin to ,hini that bis policy is  absurd and prepcs'id'ons. Then  show linn how lo relorm his ways,  and you might offer to take charge  of I he concern and cleanse it of its  secret faults.  Do tin's, or if, for any reason you  should prefer . not. then   lake   your  j choice of these : , GiCT oi'T, ou gkt  ' is i.i.vk.     You   have got io do one  or   the   other ��� now   make your  choice.  If you work , for a man, in  heaven's name work for him !  If he pays you wages that supply  your .bread and butter, work for  him----speak well of him, think well  of him, stand by him and stand by  the institution he represents.  I think if I worked for a man I  would work for him. - I would not  work for him a part of the time and  then the rest of the time work  against him. I would give an undivided service or none.  If put to the pinch, an ounce of  loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness.  If you must vilify, condemn and  eternally disparage, why, resign  your position, and when' you are  orrtside, damn to your heart's content. But I pray you, so long as  you are a part of an institution, do  not condemn it. Not that you will  injure the institution���not that���  but when you disparage the concern of which you are a part you  disparage yourself.  More than that you are loosening  the tendrills that hold you to the  institution, and the first high wind  that comes along you will be uprooted and blown away in the  blizzard's track���and probably you  will never know why.' The letter  only says: "Times are dull, and  we regret that there is not enough  work, etc."  Everywhere you find these out of  a-job fellows. Talk with them and  you will usually find that they are  full of railing, .bitterness..and condemnation. That was the trouble,  through a spirit of fault-finding  they got themselves swung around  so they blocked the channel and  had to be dynamited. They were  out of harmony with the concern,  and no longer being a help, they  had to be removed. Every employer is - constantly looking for  ���people who can help him; naturally  he is on the outlook among his eni-  And All Kinds of Jewellery Manufactured on'the Premises.  JP'SST"    Why send, out when you can get goods as cheap here?  Watxsih��-s Fa'&tm $3 ��?p��   Fino Line of Souvenir Sgsoons.  JULES E6flERf & SON, The Swiss Watchmakers.  ployees for those who do not help,  and everything and everybody  thiil is a hindrance has lo go.  That is the', law o! trade- do not  find fault with it; il is foiliriled ou  nature. The reward .-is only' for  the man that helps and in order to  help you must have sympathy.  You cannot help the Old Man so  long ;is you are explaining in an  undertone and- whisper, by gesture  'and suggestion, by thought and  mental, altitude, that he is a curmudgeon and his system dead  wrong. You are not necessarily  menacing him bv stirring up discontent and warming envy into  strife, but you are doing this: you  arc getting yourself on a well  greased chute that will .soon give  you a quick ride down and out.  When-you say to other employees  that the.Old Mair is a curmudgeon,  you reveal the fact' that you are  one; arrd when you tell that the  policyof his institution is "rotten"  you surely show that yours is.  I'D K  Pbotograpbs  OK  Alaska,   Yukon   and  Northern' B.C.  KROM  Skagway to Atlin & Dawson  CO  TO  HIRSCHFELD'S  LAND ACT,  1901,  Fine teeth make broadgrins.  Never- look   a   toy pistol in the  muzzle."''  livery man has got his price, but  few of them ever get it.  Balloons   and1 tramps   have  visible means of support.  All men   are   not   homeless, but  some are home less than others.  C R. N. Co,  -ALASKA   ROUTE   SAILINGS.   The following sailings are announced fcr the month of May-  Leaving Skagway at 6 p.m., or on  arrival of train: , ���  PrixcksS May,      .     May r r.  O T  Initial Post: ��� Hritish Yukon Navigation  Company, Limited, Sontli-eait Corner  Post:  'T'AKIJ notice tlmt, sixty days after ditto, I  on behalf of the British Yukon Navigation Company, Limited Liability, intend to  apply to the Chief Commissioner of Landu ���  and Works for permission to pin-elia.se for  terminal and industrial purposes, on behalf  of the said company, the following described  tract of land in the Atlin Mining; Division of  Cassiar, H. C, containing- 40 acres, more or  less, commencing at a post, planted on the  shore of the west side of Atlin Luke, at or  near the outlet of Atlin LakV into the .Vtlin-  too River, and on the northerly limit of said  outlet, thence running- west ten (10) chains  thence north forty (40) chains' thence oast  ten (10) chains to its point" of intersection  with the west shore of Atlin Lake; thenue  southerly forty (40) chains along- the shore'  of the said lake to its point of commencement.  Biutish Yukon Navibatios Co., Ltd.,  per P. P. Scharschmidt, Agent.  DatPd this lOtli day of March, 1902.  mr-22-8-t  EVENS  !bagk Shot Rifle.  County Co cut of Vancoiivkii, Koi.dkn-  Atlix, 15. C  AJOTICE is hereby given that the iibovn  Court will sit at the Court House, Atlin, B.C., on Tuesday, the 10th day of June  next ensuing-, at the hour of 10 o'clock, a.m.,  for the purpose of iiearinsr nil causes and  other matters that may he set down for  trial.  Dated at Atlin. H. C, this 12th day of April,  1D02. E.M.N.Woohh,  ltejristrar.  A new ride. 20-inch barrel.  Weight 4 pounds. C. B. caps  and .22 short R. F. Has an  AUTOMATIC SAFETY and  cannot be discharged accidentally.  Price Only $gj.90  If theso rifles are not carried ia stock  by your denier, send price and we will  send it to you express prepaid.  ���Send stamp for catalog describing com-  ���* pi etc line and containing valuable in-  ijt'onittifcion to shooters.  The J. Stevens Arms and Tool Co.  U. Box CHIC0PEE FALLS, MASS.  i  Frank Mobl  ygaapju^jtwiw'n     <ngijsB  ATLIN,    B.C.  Furs and Skiirs dressed���Birds  Animals stuffed.  Prices can  be obtained upon application tO A. C. HlRSCHFKLD,  Specimens on   exhibition  and   for  sale at the Claim Office.  Back numbers of the Atlin  Claim can always be had at the  Claim office, price 15.cents.  A boynever gets much comfort  out of his first, cigar, but he gets  lots of experience. AO;Bi:;v,ylj;,C^  PICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  Church; of .KiitilntK.I: ..���.'���; ','. ���.������."'���.'".'.-'.���',. .-.'  St. Mur'tin's'Church', c-6i-.''I'liinl ntid Train-:  : or streets.., Sunday.' services. -Matins lit ..II ii,  in., Kvi;iisoii;r liSifji. in..Celebration iif Holy  Coiii'niiinion, 1st Sunday in each itm.iifli uiid  on Special occasions. Sunday School, Sunday, at ! 'A  p.   in.     ('itmniittoc . SUse-.t iiiys,. Isl,  , Thursday in each month. /       ,  ..: ''���-  Iti'V. I'".1..,.Stephens-mi. Hector.  "'������'���St; Andrew's I'l-osjiytcriiuif 'htir'ch,.. Iki.IiI  sci-vires'in 'the Church' iin Second Si reef.-  r\l'oi'Miii^- service sii 1 l?f"e.yotii nn' service .7 ::!!>  ���-'.Vih.i/.iS- School a: I i-.--   i-l'.-se  of  (he   niorninji-  : s>ir,vf!'pi-i':'. Kr-v. .l.>.Ku^il,Minister:::., Kree  Kf:.!il'iV:.r t?noin. !..,��:-.-. iiieii nil are weh-oiiie.r..  The City- of |St>Fierce,West  Indies. Eriveiioperl: in Flamesl'.  'V-\\"POJ),'---:;ClretilV ���qut?;;iirf Goal  ���.;.\vood::]irice:jv\; Apply;to S^GHEnvV-  ''. '.fencer;::';''/';' -;;:-: ���������'���'.--;���-,.,';--v ';.,'.���.'. ':.���',-5.v;vl,c,":.';.';..  --���'-'1'";Co-to" Cuinmiiigs:&< Richardson;  ���:-.-; fbr-;;-Golcl ���; ���:Sea I :; H i p;?G n m0$6oIs,  ',::M:^:km^  ";A;Tlre'atricai v,Enteriainnient:Avill'  ;.:'be;;;held:im^  5.0H:Uie evening;;of : Monday ,r:J2tli:  :'.iiist,^in;:;aid;;of St;;: Martin's.Church  fBelliFundV.;;;.'^  ..,.-- G a rdeu Seeds- at PiUmasi & -Go.:!s'  -.'���-.' '-to���''���!'���^.^^tciir/.fPhotogriqj.hers'.-;-^;  ���'. "Toning-/and^fhdug ���, -soluUbu: Vfor:  ������.-': Sol io ;;..and;;- btlier'' papers,  in bulk,;,  ready lor use;,: at Hirsc11 Tejd- s;;;;';  -���;- ^-Potatoes,-Oranges, ; Ranch ,:Eggs"  :;:and-'Fresh Gutter ;at.. McDonald's'  "'������Grocery. y:%v/-'--\S-'-->x''''-''::.:;H-;'.--y, ���'���''���'������:������'-���:;��  :���;;;;��� FOR:-SAL,E���targe); Sheet Steel  Cooking Stove:'";,suitable' fbr'a liiin--  l:;;ing..camp-Vor;: restaurarlt^-;''splendid  '^ baker:Lin'good;conditipn.;-^--_Apply,  vat the;(^:X^  /:;;;: There" is more;, solid;, com fort in' a;  fecup-of Blue^Rrbbon::^ea:J;harriuiL  ; ,-galLoii ;of most beverages. :;���;/::���;:.';.;  ���,-;:'./ Hay/oats and:: chop Teed at Mc-'  .  Donald's Grocery;:' ���'���' .:-..  ���;'���   Placer   Act, -1901; .consolidated,  .;; for'sale at-Ujis.office. .> ...', '������  Blue .Ribboir-CoiTee-.is.'absolutely  ' pure.���It is sold, iii all the sieves- in  Atlin.': ���������;;.' .-;:'''. -:-'-:,-..,' ������  , Complete   line   of. tobaccos and  cigars.atjE.���L- Pilhiiaii &:Co.'s  Full .advantage.-:'is.being-taken of  ' the cut: rates-iu ��� lumber.- ;;I,ether-  :dale ��� and :partners.��� havev; placed a  ; large order   ;\vitli" the   Atlin L,ake  E.uriiber.Co./and, have  paid in advance; many others, have followed  v-SUit. ., '.-'...   ''���''' '���'. ������'���"'���  '/   .Complete  Mire of: Fancy Statiou-  ... ery at/Kllman.& Cq.'s. /.; ../.:)  "������ Furnished rooms: to ; rent���apply  Hotel Northern..; .  ��� .���Fresh.';,Gai.;deii Seeds at  Dockrill  "'&' ]3onrne!s. '���'..   '".. ..������' '..  ��� V()U. ..SALE���30-40 Winchester;  A    4  n: 5 ������Eastman's..;.    Folding  Kodak:! 5, xy   Eastman Kodak;: 22  Winchester.���Apply Claim office.  . Copies ol  lire new   Placer Actof  1901', consolidated with the Acls of  rSgS and   1S99,.   for   sale-' at   the  ���Claim Office. j  W^ll paper at Eraser & Co. [  The party who took the hobbles  'from   Muirhead's pony will receive  his reward upon- returning same.  At the Q��� K.  'Barter . Slicjp> the  baths are now open.  House .lining-mid   oil-cloths al J.  A. Eraser & Co.'  ���mms  BRIS  A Vpieanie Er-uprJion Blots/out One  :/f.v: of the Prettiest Cities'' in.'the  ;^:-V/ 'West Iiuiies.'���'/;.!��� >'���!.:,"���,: >��� :;;'  .;,; The;:news-is .''parsing:;;:qver.the;  \vir:e5>.'oforiepfthe  greatcsticalamities' known; in- histoi'yV/.ThevcilyJof.  -Sf.;:Eierrc:bii;<;nie:.of .the West::!udia  Islarids; supppseel.to,;h;tve..coiit'aincd;  .between 30,poo/and:;',^0,000-people,'  lias'been Conipletely; dest fo yp'dV-a itd;  ;o u 1 y th i rty--peonle 1 ict ve 1 ^ee 1 / sa yed.;  ���;::..Early.la��t  Thiri'sday':hlofriiiig'aii;  imvneiis.e: :mass;'qf /lire fell- upon the:  town -and- :;,the;.; en'iire :''n6pulatidn;is  siippbsed" to ;ha(''e;perished/������:A���;volcano,has: broken "out * and -the ei'up--  tioir HLil.l cbiitiiiiies^;'/The'-'harbour  a'ud.;'all';'rthe^^  slTOyed:U-';';Those/.fe\vI:3who./;were  saved;V:vvere .rescued-Jby; t.he;French;  cniiser,;;-vSiicliet/;':'frbnv;'t.he 'Ships'  britsicle'the harbour-'atidAA'ei'evtakeu  t6-;Fbrt: De: Fi^ice,-; .Martinique,!  whence the news.was:telegraphed/..  The:Comnia!idei;::^:t"liis;ofiieei's'  ashore"; in'���,;..:sniall-J,.l).pats'/t6;)s  survivbfsT 'bitt';t hey 'were;"unable:'tO;  peiietrale thelOwii. It Ms l>eiieved;  that not:a.single/;.perspn;:reside;;t in.  the town escaped.-' :v;; '-.:.: .-''":���":���';."-..:'-'V.:  NOW'^ :yOUR;  CHANGE:  /;  -���.;'/..:::  ���-;.;Gbkl.:_Seal-:Hi.jv;:G.uni  Hootsj'T;';f  ": 't'r/V:  ;.^ ,: Good 'ilSeiil- Bootees';'': /;'--:.���  '!  -      -;     WE ;H.AVE,;'FULL-RANGES   IN/  .::'-;:;.r'!-''^::GALL:.'::AND:>^^!NS^  ^-���/-"V;;>"-:;.:W;f-;;3-50r/  LOW   RUBBERS  w  ^JL^J  ; GhoicestfWines,;-Iiiquc^  ffiffl��aEl:l:  m7  ;GliBic'e:;^  Admiral Sain psOn ' is ..dead.  nxmim  ;/:;/;J:-:':.>/::;ppSH::;MEATS;;.Al.W  Fish,    Garrtc   in   season and -homcv   ^  a^iiials^i^  vTrbiigh'tbh'-; & ;.Ridd, ; Proprtetoi*s,;y  Specia It:; Rates -^qti^X all kGohtracti;:'^prBers���;  .' See'/  us  -for.  A. C. Hikschvklu, /Manager/  TVrOXICH i.s hereby siven tliut rho"���Acting  Collccroror.Turi'.s Toi-. tlitit iiortiou of  t'lie Cussitir. Electorul District, comprised  within tlio Atlin Lnlvc, liehnett Lnkc cmd  Ghilkut Mininjr .Divisions liaviujr oniitted to  ���{tive.t-lio.l.wojjiuiiitlis notice, that 11 Court, of  lievisioii, for the tiiir'JKi.se of -revtsintr the  Register of VotiM-s for tlic.siiiil portion of  the'..'.sii.icV lilectonil���'���district; will.l.10 Iioidon  the iirst* -Mondii.v in Mn.vt.iiiHter the powers  conferred hy section it) of the "'Proviiiciiil  .Elections Act," tunl ol'.seet|o!r;2t) of the " lln-  dist rihtition xVct. KStl^," Mis rlonour^lie l.icu-  teiuiiit-Giivernoi- in Council hus heen  pleuscil to order Hint the dnte Tor hoMhifr  n Court of Itevision as. ;if(ire.s:ud he-post-  pouud' froin .Moiiilay, the 5th day of .May.  1SIIK, ii'util'.Moiidiiy,. the 7tli of .1 uly, 1HU2., in  order that duo not ice of the holdiiijj.of the  said C'.mrt nitty : Iii; jiiveii. us reituit-rd l>y  siih-sfietioii (f.) of section 11 of the ������ Provincial liloctioiis'Act."     -  '/,������.���' .1. a pui-;:mciv.  Acting I'rovineinl Secretary.  Provincial Serretury's   Odii."'.   ItlHi   April,  lfite.  ,v';v.;-';For/;:-;-  .Gall anci get: Prices at  IF/ VOU   WANT  G. E. Hayes:  J. (j. CotlNIvLt/.  CONCKUKINti  The Hamilton  Powder Works.  .VTLIN,    I'.l-.NNlCTr   AM) ' OH UMvAT   .MIXING        IliV'liilONS'  -OF       CASSIA It  ,'     liLliCTOHAL'   nrSTIlICT:  JM" ' ICI' i!i '"'''c''''>v W'vt-ii.  that ji  Coiirt' of  MINES;* MININti property  In the Atlin District .  Discovery.  ������':   OPEN;:]JA':Y AND NrGHT.  FIRST-CEASS RES'l'AURANT j  ������-;-   ���'���'������ .���:���'.���..'.���; IN., ���'-'., ;.;"'-'-;";"/;''-  CONNECTION.   :*':'  llendiiuiirters- for liulnicr A'l'nrrott's.stuse.  WRI'l'H TO  Real   Estate  and   Alining   Broker,  P. O. Eox, 36. Atlin, B.C.  Orders taken for [Powder, Caps  and  fuse.---'-Write for Prices  STEVENS   &.   BINDLEY,  VVmxi'.  Housn, V. T.  J  Uevihion will he held at; the -.Coiirt.  House. Atlin, on .Monday, tho'seventlr day  or.I uly, A. 1).. I!Ki2..ttt thc'liour often o'clock  in the Forenoon, for the p'urpo.se.of Iiuariutr  and dotnriiiiiiiii-r any and all lilijcctions.  iiK'niii'it tlio retention of any niune or names  on the Register of Vofer.-i for the Atliii.Pen-  neii. and Chilktit Mining I>ivi.sioin,'.of-Cassiar  Wectoriil Jlistrict.���[lil Vic, e. '57, S��r>-5f.(f), s-  ''���J    . .- ���       .1.   I). GltAltAJf,  Collector of Votei  Atlin, Ii. C. April SOtli. I'.lK.  iuy:i-(i()(l.  THE   IRVING   HOTEL,  Pine City, B. C.  Has the. Best Equipped Bar.  The .McDonald   ISnlurtitiiiniciit   Hail in Con-  ..        action. .  Ii.  McDun.WiU, Prop. ;..  r     B ATI-IS  V.   HARBER SHOP   ���  !���'. LINK ��� "Prop.  ���    ' '  Noiv occupy Kieir new-ouarfers next  to the Hank.of Ii. N. A., .fc'irst. Street.. .  The hath moms 11 ru eriually as y-ooil as found  iu cities.   I'riviu.c  t'.iitrnnee fur ladies.  PIN  DLSCOVERY, B. C.  Finest of linuors.     Good stablhn  Ki>. Sands, Proprietor.  IJKST    LIQUORS   i'i   CTUAKS  Go'Oll    A<Jc;il'.MJIOIIATION. --   ItHlSTAUllA NT   IN  , ,;,    . CONNKCTICN. '  .... S. .IOIINST0N, Proprietor.  Good Stnliliiif;' for lloi'ses itud Do^.s.  W.  WALLACE GRIME  & Co.,  MIMNO BROKCKS & COSfMISSION ACf.NiS.  'Third Street, Atlin B. C.  ���  ���:'v��8  l3S^i  ~M

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