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 5(  r,y  it  .4  i  VOE.   4.  ATLIN, B. C, SATURDAY.   MAY,   11,   igor.  NO. 95^  JUST   ARRIVE��  Our Spring Stock of Staple and Fancy Dry Goods���  Selected to suit the taste and needs -  of the Ladies of Atlin.  In Men's Furnishings we can show some lines in:���  FANCY    SHIRTS ���      '    1        FINE AMERICAN SHOES  HOSIERY o        "    '        GOLD SEAL BOOTS  SUSPENDERS  UNDERWEAR  GOLD SEAL SHOES.  CLOTHING.  We have a Fine Line of English and French Briar Pipes.  OUR STOCK OF GROCERIES IS LARGE AND COMPLETE.  PRICES REASONABLE.  BLACKETT & CO.  The Canadian Bank of Commerce.  CAPITAL    PAID    UP    $8,000,000.  Branches of the Bank at Seattle,  San Francisco, ������   -  Portland,  Skagway, etc.  Exchange sold on all Points.  Gold Dust Purchased���Assay Ofkici-: in Connection.  -    "     ' '      " J. S.  MUNRO, Manager.  '  ATLINMtREWING Co.  BREWHKS OF STEAM AND I.AOKR  BKKK.      NONE HUT THE  11EST    I.N'GRKDIKMTS    -USED    INT    THIC    MANUFACTURE     OK  OUR  BEER.THIC  ONLY   BREWERY IN THE ARCTIC REGIONS.  ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED FOR ALL PARTS OF THE YUKON  TERRITORY    AND   NMHTIIW'.'C-vr IS UN    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  ,     ' A T L I X.  Ii. C.  m  fcjca  l^5il?/*^g?  1(  ttXffl*  jwiwy dim ���a^jwssi  SPECIALTIES  IN  FANCY   CAKES   &   PASTRY.  Fresh Bread, Rye Bread, etc.  Chas.  Myer, Proprietor.  Good Rooms to Kent���By the Day, Week or Month tit reasonable rates.  OFFICES   TO   RENT  IN  THE   PUBLISHER'S   BLOCK  The most Central and  Convenient  in  Town.    Will   be  altered to suit  Tenants.  A. C. Hirschfeld.  ACCOUNTANT,   MINING   BROKER,   AND   FINANCIAL  AGENT.  Abstracts Prepared and Accounts Collected.  Office:���Opposite Provincial Government Building.  The ��� Bank ��� of ��� British ��� North ��� America  Established in ]6:'fi.   Incorporated by Koynl Charter.  Paid Up Capital #4,.866,666  Reserve Fund Si,703.333  Head Office in Canada: Montreal.  H. Stikeman, General  Manager.  Branches in all the principal cities of Canada, and agents in New York,  San Francisco, Seattle. Tacoma, Portland, Spokane, Boston, Chicago, Etc.  A&SAYOFFi&E,  Gold Dust Assayed, Purchased or Taken on Consignment.  Quartz Assaying at Reasonable Rates.  OFFICIAL REPORT.  Concerning Geological Characteristics of Atlin.  Extracts  from   the  Summary Ee-f  port  of the   Dominion   Geo-  ,  logical Survey Department.  Much of our space during the  last- ��� few months has , been - devoted to reciting the geological and  topographical features of the Atlin  district. To intelligent readers such  a subject must be fully appreciated,  especially when we consider, though  not altogether news to us, it has the  great beneficial'effect of impressing  upon the outside world the valuable  conditions prevailing for the permanence of the camp as a field for  extensive and profitable mining  operations.  We ��� have been favoured with a  copy of the Summary Report for  1900 of the Dominion Geological  Department, from which we make  a few extracts .anent this district.  The survey of the district was completed last fail and the Geological  Surveyor's report contains much interesting air:\ valuable information,  as well as- a complete- geological  map of the Atlin   Mining Division.  The Surveyor's observations confirm in a great measure what has  been said in these columns:  "The rocks of the entire district,  as far as worked out at present, are  roughly, as follows:  ". 1. Sandstones and argillites of  probable Cretaceous age, in the  basins of southern Taku arm and  Atlin lake, with an expected continuation to the south-east by Pike  lake and Nakina river.  "2. The characteristic-rocks of  Pine creek basin are different  varieties of magnesian combinations  together with some greenstones of a  diabasic character. Magnesite, serpentine, dunite, greenstone, actino-  lite slates arrd a very friable gray  limestone are the chief rocks.  These were not seen outside of the  Pine and McKee creek basins excepting in two or three localities  They extend in patches across  Atlin lake westward into Taku Inlet and possibly over towards Taku  arm to a point five miles south of  Toochi river. Another area of these  typical rocks is found about Che-  halis creek, south of Gladys lake.  " 3. Cherty quartzites and various  kinds of clay-slates, together with  patches of gray or black limestone  distributed over the great flats west  of Dawson peaks arrd Gladys lake,  O'Donnel river basin and eastwards  to Teslin lake at its southern errd.  "4. Great masses of crystalline  limestones on northern Taku arm,  Little  Atlin   lake,/ lower O'Donuel  saltic and porphyritic characters, all  about the southern parts of Atlin  lake,, constituting the central portions of most of the groups of fountains' there, and  "6. Granites of the Coast range  at the south end of Taku arm, and  isolated" masses of granite from the  northern end of Atlin lake eastward  across Snrpiise lake and Snowdon  mountains to near Teslin lake, alio  McMaster mountains, east of O'Donnel , river, and the boulder-  strewn plateaus seventeen, miles  eastward, from Ruth lake on. the  Taku trail."  A. 0. D. W.  Atlin lodge, No. 15,  A.O.U.W...Organized in Atlin this Week.  Through the efforts of Mr. R. D.  Featherstonhaugh a lodge of the  Ancient Order of. United Workmen  was organized here on Wednesday  evening last, with a charter membership of twenty.- The immer.se  amount of good this Order has done  throughout' 'the ��� world -is well  -known, ' and-a testimony of there-  spect in which it- is held here is  shown by the enthusiastic, way iii  ���which'it was, takeirup by\promiri-  nie'n ' in Atliii." Mr.", 'Featherstonhaugh', who Ms' a member of the  Grand Lodge, received the necessary authority from the Grand  Lodge to organize here. After the  usual ceremony of organization the  following officers were elected:  P. M. W., Bro. E. M.N. Woods;  M. W., F. L. Stephenron; recorder, H. Young; Financier, R. C.  Trimen; Receiver, A. C. Hirschfeld; Foreman, A. Shiels; Overseer,  \\T. H. Olive.  Regular meetings will be held on  the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of  each month, in the Lodge room,  Atlin Claim Block, Pearl and  First stieels.  MORE MACHINERY.  The Columbia  Hydraulic Company  Sending in a Big Shipment.  ' A. A. Johnson, general manager  of the Columbia Hydraulic Mining  Company, is reported to be sending  in an 83-tou shipment of hydraulic  machinery, to operate on their property on Spruce creek, above discovery. At the moment we are iret  irr a positiorr to give any fmther information as to the company or  its officers.  ! What About the 24th of May ?  "Victoria Day," as the  2^ib   of  May   is now  called,   is rapidly approaching, and if it the intention of  the people of the district  to  have  river and at the junction  of Silver j a csIebration on that day we would  Salmon and Nakina rivers.       ...... i suggest that the matter be taken up  x -  Late   eruptive rocks   of ba-! without delay.  ferite m;i  fe'f.-  3 <-���*"  r.n  ���:;':ti:  !'S|  -H'  m  W.rk .;>,':;���  $N*'^  M::  1  ���':'.ar-.:  ���<-;' Viv.  '^v'*..  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Atiinjii.c^;;  ,'.Aclv<M-tisintfrnH!s ihiiilo 1<"'"''n "V11.!'1',!"'"  -.tion.- ::':" i'.% .;'������ '���   ���'", .'.'���.-���'���'.,,'������; "��������������������� >'';',-'.:/���'-'.-l::.- ���'���  ���'.':';'1'VVl^Js^\i���s'u^ilpHnll.;pl���l<���l^���ls:,?R"��l:'..v.!��lJ���������:.l.>!^y-  :'ai,lo'i'lru(iv.H.(:l^:'-���.N<>|m|!<;>'^vil) l.''o.'l.elivi'i:'"<l  'tttiii'Hstiiis'��<)iiiiitc<!ii'isi <;��.'t>i>,!<',.,.''.wi,,l.:V;. ��'  Qf^^lin;^  S ATI IRIJ AY,   M A Y. ��� .V I til.,. -VI9�� r  :Ekom iiilbrnialibiV' gleaned "from  the: "cdastCpapers'  coiice'ruiiigv^tlie  A^^rench:vi::Mining:-:Engineer 'i:Ex-,  ;��:: oppresses "His/ Observations -to  ;^';^vi:Hls:\bbmp"atr-iptSv}:-  " progress' of ���; the; l!Ma:cer| Act;A rnend-  ;:-ing Acts, ;it-is';Safe/to;YSiiV/'thVit;'tli^  77: Bill "is'ere"now^^waitiiigYthe-.signaT  Wtbe^sMh-u^  �����;.lb''tue^.Hou  ���;���'���:.:,\ylioleVas^omplele^\y itji .. ainenj^  ' ���; ���;���'in euts .��'.: 1 n"'.n 1 oyi n g: - 't |i at; t he: report  :-;:4)e"^dop^evi:n  ;f^ta1:edj^  ^.-ticiiirr^id1 after"  #of^arryJex'pert^  f^lia'd;been-'decided: ;rr6t;t6:;rnake;any,  ^radiail^clian^  i;f.\vith:Y'iUiev;vreebmr  : '���? lby^;^Mr> i; 0?&^.��:::Hobsori;:::;alllVoiigh  .;Y��hef:i\ijiySTecog"i^d -that-theyjCoii-  o;-:' lai uad^inan '����� -Val ua ble > sugges tiotis.:  ;:;Tt-wa^pbss^  ^ith'e^uly^  ":;.::the'iiitetitioii,/::by. tiie>/;Miniivg;Goiii-.  V." nHSsipn?��wiiich��::;AV  :?:.-ttie}'sum^  ;Hb^ughr^  ��� '':^:fi'nes^siVgges\ed; ���%'���]:���, -. 7'.;. ;r> '������:' )777;0/7iy::.  777f;Mr;:;:Ciirti3;j-suggested:y tlra,t��^i.r:  ^r:yimpr:bvenierit;ycpuld .bevmadean.the  ;-^;schern^  ;;';yby;haviiig'invcqiiriection:\vithj^^jv  ^^iease'iorurep  '^/fices; ;ai;rhap^^  ������:'��� leases-were-located'.  ;.,:';   :-';:;:;,, :::  -.-.' ,���;:; A\:KA^!war ispjiow on/between  -:;^the: '^ya'f&us: .shipping , companies  .;: ruiinirig^'s'teamers: from B.vGv;and  -the Sound 'tb; Skagway, ;arid:; fares'  ..;/ are down; according ;to last report,,  'A- to'$ro;and $5: or even jower.-There  ���.���.; is always one .bad :: featured/about  / -these 'I cut /.'/ rates/; ;-wbich.:;y. we  ?-7-trust we'-,.will/not:"be;''.s.ubjectecHtb,  :;-' that is-: the .tendency of an.unciesir-  '': i; able .influx y-of people;' wh6;..are;'-ii'o  ���>;;' good -Up; tliernselvesvor'aiiyone else.  ^ and:iwno:riiyariably:take .advantage  ��� -::: of yiucb;- bppprttinitiesy.J.oy:,clrange  1".;their.Jiiibitatioru';/,;";   .:,-::.  - y T;lie::ffY)lo\viVi^:Yobserynlions;iipoii  '/\tliii��:disirrctY.va'r'e;;:::ex^  recentUssire, of:;ll.ie��Klonnjivij^Kn-:  ArUK;iy)'';M;-*MaunceXler'e��^^  in i iii i Ve;' e ii y;i 11 ec r, y \v 110 a; isi tefl,: A11 i 1 i  ::.iast;'fii.il^^  .iiT;some:i'^  :tlie"dislrict:;;'-*;^^  ^���VAt'liri^11>':t-]-i^>';:ITeret^ is^U'.:(iininer;  :wnich;ft:'isibeing^  engiiieers,': '.ininers:';aiidV: capitalists,  andy:/ail'Stli()se;;;;;wllbiii ''-;tiie,";;gi'eat  Aiiiencaiiv^-iniiiing"'";riiovemenfe-o^  ;:tliese��last-;:fe\y::"years;;lias;^  rii)'Yaiiy>\yay-.'.:-^'';:^  fVYTliis:lfttle:';::\y^bden^towu;y  'three'i'yeaVs^tild;'^^  jak'es^iV^  ubrth^bftfBritishSC  rapid iy^becp'in in g,rqiYietly;y>'et;witli-;  oU t; boom i r 1 g-rp'r ie1;o f f;t-h e;.-���(] i;s t ��� m i r r -  ;i?iN-iS'iSiSi|ppiift  "t;  ^rv.A:TLiN;;is;;^  'building tliis.!year.,,..;.   : -. :;' -���    - v  ?��i  -*-,*i"':6j  1 ;Regarding..an /article which ./appeared ������iu-',a ;retent'-issAie.iof.-this  pager;vyhereiu' Mr.'-W, J. Partridge,  tetter ki'rpwn. a's-Sailor Bill, was  given the a'lias of "The Champion  Lrarof the Yukon," the riianage-  meiU'regrets'.' that such an appellation appeared, the same was printed!  during the absence of the Editor.-'  Whilst desirous of. prolectirrg' the  interests of the camp, we want it  distinctly understood that .it \is  neither the desire nor the intention  .ing ceiitres of:-?the::\Wbr^  ;Atlinltlie'n:? t '.Isj;.jtVa;;s'eicjplKlj]^loii-;  dik.e?;?Dbes':6yierthere,vhs4at-P;i\\'S  see-:huge';(b'i;tunes.'madeiin'a sijigle:  day?-;To'yunclerstaSid^it;beLt^  to deriveaii .yaccount'Of.thei numerous  ���ahcLdi^erse resources'pf.this cbuiilry  w.e;caiiii6t-' :.d6y::better %tharK:gp q\!er  ; the;ya;npus> s t a ge| j^f/its-peprmng  ^nd:|heify\vpi.k::;>^y.;ry.^  :i;:'^fte'nvthe^.:d.jscm  -Piiie;creekyirv3xS9S,vsomel;iiomeli:es:  :|"rbrn-Uie!eastoshore^ ::bf: Atlin :lake;;  '���.'tlie're:Tu'llowed^yhat; always follows'  ura;new;cbiiiiti'y-ar\erya;;sensat:piial;  discovery,; ay.stampede;f Some two  or three thousarid;miners of adven-  'Vufers.:'' ha'steiied'f'to7]the .new; gold  fields '.-'aiKl: took-possession   of- the  ground   in the vicibity of .the; dis-.  coyery' and of  hiiich; other-besides,;  "without." paying.VheMeast/attention:  to the:geological:'coristitutibri'of the'  country.yr-to rits-Torpgraphy:;or;its  ���'river;'andjyater^syste'ms-.;.?.���;���.- /;;;;;//  '' Fortune '��� lavoiired   some,-. but Ton  the:/rnost;partJfhey:-fouiid;toomany  difficulties, to--succeed. ;.,One found  the:"upper. ��� stratam pt :���>wasli dicl not  contain  'sufficient- .pay,-, and   that  wateV^Jppded ''their,workiugsyand  prevented  theni--reaching ;:bedrock;'  imoLheiv.ciuld;;iiOt:;nioye;the:lKirreii  graveTbr durap;''his;taiiings because,  life avUs surrounded  byy neighbors in  a like:pbsTt'ioi'i..'":A'gaini-the American' 'rn'iiicrs, ;the> inost -enterprising  pf/'aiiv^-were :,excluded:'-froni   the  country:by the ''Alien- Act.";   The  resiilt-was"-: that at   the  end of the  year iliV^'greaternuuiber of.the geld  seekers   abandoned' ."the   country,  g'i'vnig-their   verdict,   ''Atliir   is no  good !'���.-���. ���  Those who   remained   had   faith  and   money" enough   to   wait and  ���some .'knowledge'to.put in practice.  Day   .by day the   country   .l>ecfnne  better   known   and  more, studied.  ���'Fr&nclr'RGStaes'rh  ssv   :Cbi'iier;bI'-.V'ii's\-ancV; !)iscovei'y:S^   '-;/^..:':;:'v..-  M  IV..-1  Iffl;  s|  Tmw  m  m  i-ift..  S(2fe6icMtSffiil  Uofs^ciLtclv  ^tgars;;  A. I.; Baker  Manager.  --��;  :���:/:���;'���������  'Offtoe'-'^t-^-lrie.  RdbirisencIiBe^s  yBest^i^uorS^  to have the columns of the   Claim j The conditions ofthe.aiiriferpiis.de-  used as a medium .: to slander any  individual nor/through ".which any  party can vent-his'--personal spleen.  We hereby ���.respecl.frilly tender a.,  apology to Mr. Partridge for Hie  alias, above; referred to.        ;  posits were better understood and  work was'-conducted, with' such  method that ; today we ; can see  clearly what an .immense field is  open for mining exploitation on the  enchanting shores of AUiu hike.  :   .Luke St., bet. Runt iiml Wutson Ave,      .,  .     ". '���������'.'" C.'H. Coffin,.Prop.:.  VancouverVvfeflerai. 'Store.  '"'. CARRIICS A i'ULL LINIvCM'   .  GENERAL MERCHANDISE v;.  :     ' '": A. S^ Cross & Co-  ���.-���-,���       -.^4 ������.���..-.���  1st: Streut A'llin'.-  GO  TO  For- Excellent-Goffee.y;  :'- Short Orders a Specialty. '  Roust iieef or Roast I-'orU with, Muslivoorii��.  VfilLI.MKAL,   FIFTY -,OENTs!  II  ���rW.-G.PAXTQN;.'.':---  NOTAllY  IMJIII.IC.  pFFM^K: vCiJrii'ei'.'of-Tlilril'iwul l'Ji'��rl Street,'  ���Atlin,    H. ' C> opposite Government, liuild-  injrs.  -    : .-.All Uiiuls of iiiiiiiusr pai)i-rs muile out,   ���  '^.���Severiil  ycur.s'- pru'etlcnl   cNperienco.   OFKlCli OK 11. M's CUSTOMS.  BROWNtEB"& WW!  J. H.'Brownieu, I'. ���- S., I>. I. S.  .  .-���; B. C. Lowry, A. M. I. ('��� T-  Civil and Hydraulic- Engineers, j good accomm���^ viuwauk  Land Surveyors.      :      :, .. s. Johnston, Proprietor  ������    ��� ��� ���   ��� ���   ���  BUST- MQUORS   &   CIGARS  ANT    IS.  PK<uu. Stki-J'T, Atlin,  (Jooil-Staliliiijr for Horses ami Dogs.  ��.^M|H.MU. W..1.I4I,*.*,!.  "isi ���3  2>  ATI,IN,   B.C.,  SATURDAY,  MAY,   1,1/1901.  dkai.kks in  .'Si  elf . &aid.   Heavy:   HercKv^re,  ::*r-  /  :;'���"  ''    '    ,' SO IE   AGENTS   FOR ���  OJANT ..POWDER    CO.   Con.,   of Victoria/ B.   C.  ��� Call on "us'ior, Prices.    *���  40 and 60 per cent Dynamite in 25  and 50 pound Cases.'.  Cor. of PEARL and. FIRST-ST., ATLIN,'B. C.  -*���;  .   ,A few words at first of the work  performed  by'tlfe,individual miners  " who up   'o   the   present   have   Irro-  ' duced   the   greajcr pa-ft of the' gold  'sent'  out .of   Atlin.'     It"  consisted  chiefly in working" the 'present'beds  of   the   streams   by   div'erluig   Hii',  water , first on one  side Lheii 011 Hie  other; the siravel was waslicU in or-  s      ; 1 ^  dinary , sluice' bn.\:cs -anil Hie: water  which   drained   into,   the .cuts "was  "; 'pumped <oiit- by means of huge  wooden -..water-wheels' whose motive  power  was /Supplied''by'.the .swift  :. currcjit b( llrCTivcr..-   ���  All of,tfie creeks in the neighborhood of" Atjiu",ha"ve been,and are  still worked in' this "way j'by small  parties of miners.-  , .. -, Soon,' however, sbirie-clear-sight.-  ~ed"''miners''.and   "especially   the old-  timers"' of   California,   recalled   the  'rn'cf.lfod<F'of -, working'" in-their own  couittrv , and    ihouclit     that    the  grav��ls;of these steep .graded creeks  aiftl'.' the. immense   alluvial deposits  r-'which formed   their  highlands unci  .���te;!.nace's w,ere. well .adapted   to  hydraulic methods, of-working, which.  ,by using large quantities   of water  r_ at pressure,    ca~    tear-   down    and  ������'���,wastl.i"sin immense,, amount of gravel  ._ each day.-  Ohe  year 'after   thc"discovery of  :'  Atlin   the   first hydraulic work was  commenced   and   in   the summer of  ,1900 one could see the lines of steel  ������ pipe in the vicinity -of Atlin* "the  flumes carrying water on the hill  ' sides and the monitors hulling their  "water under pressure day and night.  The companies already installed or  with work under "construction are:  -The Sunrise Hydraulic Co., ��� on  Pine creek, the yVillow Creek Hydraulic Co., on Willow creek, the  De Lcmare  Syndicate,  on Boulder,  ��� the..- Penduwig Syndicate- 0:1  Wright creek arid the Atlin Lake  Co. on Kirch. This coming season  will- see four new hydraulic companies in operation: The Alliu Lake  Mining  Co.,   on   McKee,   the   Co-  ��� lumbia Hydraulic Co., ou Spruce  and one ou   Gold'   Run, near   Pine  ' creek.  That is not all.    The benches between which the present creeks run  are .composed   of   barren   alluvion,  which   frequently   overlay   gravels j  often very rich, deposited by ancient |  rivers.    Sometimes Uiesu can be e:-c-1  pl'oiled   by   hydraulic methods, but J  'in   other   cast.-, ou   account of the'  ' lack of grade to the bedrock, il. is  more   advantageous' {-\. work them  ' by<l'rifting: hence the 'tn'riiiels and  drifts multiplying on Pine, Spruce  and   Boulder.    Some  of these   arc  ��� long and difficult to make on account of the loose gra\ el, but they  Jia've invariably   paid well. 10 to .5  ���;��� -francs, per  cubic   yard ard even as  ..'���'.higit.-.-as   40   lo  50 francs in places  "Hltiving-been found.     As in California,' trie   rivers   of the   tertiary age  have left   old   channels, covered up  with barren alluvium, but which  the intelligent miner guesses at and  prospects' for; Gold Run, an old  channel of Piiie, is an example. Il  il worked at the prcsentjime by  shafts of from 35 to jo feet in depth  with-good re-iults wlu'ii bedrock i:-*  re.'ichi.'U." ���  '    To be ecuoludcd iionI week.  mips iff   fti'   r'���-V"7'   /"���' T* P' IT* i/' C  NfcWS Oi' 'Hit UfctKS.  irons our Discovery Correspondent,  Discovery has never' had a  brighter future 'before il than il has  to-day, in spile of the lateness of  the season. The Sunrise Co. has  now a pay roll, and steadily increasing loo. Mr. Ruffuer, the manager,  is Hie right man in the right place.  He expects -lo havethe water turned  on iu.ibc" big ditch by the 14th inst.  and we.shouid not be surprised to  see ihree monitors at work on Pine  eic another month is past.  The dumps on Tine' thai were  taken o-Jt during the winter will all  be washed by about the 15th. but  on Gold,Run, they' are 'waiting for  water, which must come from the  melting of the snow on the mountains. Sinking work on Gold Run  is practically suspended for" the  season; the water is getting beyond  control in' the shafts.        "��� '��� .  .There are a goodly number .of  possible divkleud-paying- properties  this summer adjacent to 'Discovery,  notable among Ihcse might-be mentioned :  Discovery 011 Boulder, which is  700 feel in length and 2000 feet  across, owned by Clark ard Sutherland. The largest nugget found  in the district was taken out lasi  fall from this claim, iis intrinsic  value was ��875/ The owners are  now making extensive preparation  for ground-sluicing and- the summer's operations generally.  There arc several other valuable  claims on this creek and those who  should kr.ow eslimale that this  season's yield from Boulder will be  well iir to six figures.  Spruce creek is also going to  make a good showing this season.  The niiurrs at   lire- riue Canyon on  I WU/S  KGGKRT <S; SON',"  Swiss   YVatciimakkks, .  And   ilia nil I ucLuriiijr jewellers.  All kinds' ol iiiiyact work c.vccnted with  UCUlUess llllll llUpilllill.  I'ir-t   si.   iii'M   10 Vimconv'r Cii'iffi'ii' Sfori  ���/jo*.  :ire_ gi.  work,'  tliCV  upper Spruce creok,  ready for a big seasOn'  have whip-uwed and hauled w.th  dogs 1 r.oco icet of lumber tor lheii  bedrock fiume. They have good  ground and are sure to make  money. Jackson1 & Lambert of  Pine creek have bought an interest  in this property.  The Pine creek di-covery, owned  Continued on Fourth Page.  W. 11 Haddon,  stlT.ograf-mer '&  tvpe writer.  Headquarters at J. A. Fruser & Co.  l!nc(!.iipni!, of fill !ii��.-!s Pronipiiy <:r.<l Ne.stly  Copied.  77" IK Kl, AN J)  HOTliP.  '"' HRST   ,S'I'R IC3��X.   ATI.IN.  j.   KIRK LAND,  -Managkk.  l-'irsl-class dining room   ���    <  And IClcgnnt Sleening Room^.  J. B. NORTON -& Co., .  GENERAL MERGHANBSSE,  BOULDER   CREEK,'  All Gi.oiU- nt Atlin Prices���Freightintf Done.  Leave Order-, (it Pilliiiuu's.  DISSOLUTION   OF   PARTNERSHIP.  *JOTf(JE is- hereby .jiven that the partner-  ship heretofore subsisting hetwepn ���!.  II. Russell mid E'.'M. Sullivan or under tlie  firm name; of 'Ilie Atlin Hrew ins Company,  lias bee.i tliis (lay dissolved. All debts- o '. ins.'  to the said l'artn-'islilp are to he paid to J.  if. Russell, '.mil all claims ugiu'iint thusaid  Purtiiui'sliip are to lie presented to .r, H  Russell. '   ' E. M. SULLIVAN.  Dated tliis- Iltli day of April, lfllil.   ap-2U-lm  DISSOLUTION   OF   PARTNERSHIP.  ���RJOTICE is hereliy jiiven thut the Partner-  - ship iieretofoie Milisisting between 11.'  1!'. Dixon and F T. Trotiprliton, tinder, t!ie  linn name of Trnuslitoii & Dixon, owners of  the Kojal Hotel, Atlin. B.C., has this day  been dissolved by mutual eonbent. The business will henceforth be .earried on liy r\ T.  'I'i'ouuhton. who ��ill pay all debts due by  the jut" fi fin. amPooII'M't all amounts due to  said firm.' !"���'���"-'   .���   F. T.TKOUGHTON.  ii.-, u. d rxox.  Atlin, Ii. C. April IS, 19: I.      ' np2i-lm  NOT RESPONSIBLE.  TsTOTTCr" is hereby (riven that T will not be  responsible for any diibta contracted by  ,���> ��ite J. I). DURrii.  Atlin, 15. O.. April 2li, li)01.   ���". ap-27-lm  N.OTIC E.  '-riiE   rnirrrsH ��� i:oi-ujmt.\   pyritks  Compniiy, Limited, ti coni|)an.v incor-  porntutl, under thu Companies' .Aflt.' m d  Aiiioiiilinunt ' Act-i, aiul empowered by its  Memoran/j^yn aoiliArtjeles ol Association to  buibliM'uniwnys, triv'os notieo under Section  'j, " Tramway (,'onipany fueorporatioii Act."  and Section 2 of the " Tramway Incorporation Amendment Art. KOU." tliut it |j)'oposi;n  to build a tramway Comnieiiciiiif at a point  outheHed Gulch Creelt on the. Ked (iuleli  Mineral Cinint, situate in tlieSUeeua MiiiiiiK  Division, Uauiic IV. Coast Dibtrict'. in the.  Province of llritish Columbia, thonce, follow iiiii the course of the northerly banlt of  the lluxtul river in a Westerly, direction for  a distance, v.! six (G) miles to a point on the  bank of i;d(\ river.  Given at Victoria, 11. C., this Twenty-fourth  dayof April, iiiOi." ��� T. ���;    <���  TiiK liitirrsii coLUMiirA* pyrttus  CDMPANlVi.'td.,  Per Ronr. H. Swinkuton,  mnJ-lni -    Secretary.  PROVINCIAL" BOARD    OF   HEALTH.  TJO USE HOLD liUS and , others in the Dis-  trict~nre hereby notified, to clean up  tlioifpremisosjjOf all (rnrbisi^ empty tins,  etc., clea.n. out all earth-closets- and privy ���  vaults., remove'���'ftianure lipups, and clean up  lots, adjoining their premises on which they  have ileposilod any trarlmye, etc., l>y the IStli,  of May, 1001. J.' 1). GRAHAM,   '  Government Agent and Local  board of Health.  Atlin", H. C. April Mtlif'l'.IJl.  CANCIOLLATION OK KBSKKVH.  V- (jAhSJIAK  JJlSTltlCT.  -<J\,-  -���  'SJOTICE is hereby Kivew'-that the re.serva-  .'--" Hon placed ou Crown lands situated in  the Hennptt Lake aluf Atlin Lake Minim;  Divisions of ('assiar District. notice nf  which was published in the liritish Columbia Gazette and dated nth December,  ItfflS, is hereby cancelled.  \V. C. WELLS,  Cliief Commissioner of Lands & Works.  Lands A Works Uepurtment.  Victoria, H. CJ., :��)th January. 10.JI.  ���": ���" :���. m-fei:!  a  THE' 'KOQIE-NAT^HOTEL  ,j George E. Hayes, Proprietor.  Cor. First and Trainqr Stk.kicts.   '  This First C'bias Hotel   has   been   remodeled and refurnished -throughout  and nilYrs the be't jyicommocnitroir toVTransient or Permanent  .(3nests.���American attd;JOujjofpau Plan.  Finest ' Wines j   Liigatgrs   isnd 'Cigars.  Billia'Tds.. .an,d   Pool."'"  t  ?/>o^o*Wc!'*o*o*o��o*o<��04>CM>*o������*o*o*o*ft^o*��*o*o*o*!��:'*o��  BUILDER  AND  CONTRACTOR  .>:HTniA'I^' GIVEN ON   ALL  -KINDS Ol'  WORK  ' '     ���'       >n-:  I * LrA ^ S A NI) S P LCCIFIC A TIO N S  "a    SPI'.CIALTY  BRICKS FOR SALE.  OFFICE:   Ticird Street, Atlin.  NKXT TO CIK'RCH OP   KNOLANI).  TEL.  /y^pfefest Wines, Ligu^rs .& igar:  'FREE3*  RWQ ALLEY.  ' ' ^'"^VLL.MIRE, Proprietor.  ���  I,  '"���'!;���  1      u  'f\\  ^-SSCi ��**i '  ATLIN,^ H.. c:���SATL'RDAV,.MAV,   n,   .'99'���  Jr  ^jiffiiiffi  The  Pioneer, Store.  '.-���". -.PINE   CITY.   11. C.    CARRIES  A   FULL   LINE OF  Groceries, BootfiHrtd Shoes/Gents' Furnishings and Miners' Supplies.  C.  B.   NEWTON  &   CO.  PICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  Church  of England:  St. Martin's Church, cor. Third ami Truin-  omfraets. . Sunday services, Matins at 11 a.  m., EvojisoiufTjHn p. m. Celebrution of Holy  Communion, 1st Sunday in each month and  ou Special occiision-i. Sunday School, Sunday at 3 p. in. ��� Committee Meetings, lt.t  Thursday in each month.  Rev. V. L. Steplienson, Rector.  St. Andrew1-,- Presbyterian Church bold  services in the A. ��. Hull. Second Street.  Morning service at 11 evening service 1-M  Sunday School at the close of the morning  uervice.     Rev. .1. Prinirlc, Minister.  Bob Dixon commences to run his  fine new forir-hor.se stage, between  Atlin and Discovery, on Monday.  Avoid all aches and pains by taking a Thermal bath at the Troy  Laundry.  A. Special meeting ol" the Atlin  Lodge, No. 15,, A. O. U. W., will  be held on Wednesday evening  next! Sojourning brethern cordially invited.  EOR SALE: ��� Empire typewriter, in good order; Large bake  oven, suitable for custom work;  Business stand in good location;  Complete set of miners' tools and  camp equipment. ��� Apply J. H.  Brownlee, Pearl street.  s. For disinfectants go to Dockrill's.  ' WANTED���Restaurateur to run  frrst 'class dining-room business.  Premises fronting Discovery street.  Apply Hotel Metropole. ���  Dockrill has full line of fishing  tackle and flies.  Another shipment of those fine  chickens has arrived for Eraser &  Co. Come early and get your  choice at 30 cents per pound.  Are you going to build or make  alterations? --If so, see Olive. Men  always on hand.  Teamster Tootes had the misfortune, to lose a team of horses  through the ice at Caribou on  Thursday last.  Furnished rooms to rent���apply  Hotel Northern.  Cummings and Richardson have  received another large consignment  of Ladies'and Gents' Furnishings,  Carpets, etc.  Mr. George Priugle is low on bis  way to Atlin aiid will spend the  summer here assisting his brother.  Special sale of Boots and Shoes at  'Newton's orr Tuesday. Prices from  $\ and $1:50 up.  All kinds of Garden Seeds at  Tillman & Co.'s.  Mr. French, a mining engineer  ���from Cincinnati, arrived in Atlin  last week. He has been taking in  the district generally, and if his  friends are satisfied with his observations we may look for some  Cincinnati capital this summer.  "'/Strictly Fresh Ranch Eggs, 60  ."ceuts-ner dozen at Pillman & Co's.  M. Clere, the consulting engineer  of the De Lamare Syndicate, arrived  last Saturday. He is taking some  men up to Boulder creek with him  next week to make preparations for  an extensive season's work.  Full line of Fancy Stationery at  Filiman & Co'.S  News of the Creeks.  Continued from Third Page,  by McLaren & Miller^ is rrot going  lo be behind in returns. The  owners are calculating ,to clenrr up  about, tliree acres of bedrock and  a pretty heavy sack to show for  their labours.  One of the richest hydraulic propositions in the district is. the Ste-  vendyke, owned by Messrs.' Brook,  Weir, Miller and Lees, which, it is  rumoured, will be bought by, the  Sunrise Co. who have a branch of  their ditch within quarter of a mile  of ibis property.  The Willow Creek Hydraulic Co.  expect to start pipingnn terr days.'  They are almost sure to make a  success again with Mr. Gibson as  manager of works and 'Mr. 'A. K.  Munro as businesss manager.  Mr. L. Ceovich, of the Pack  Train Restaurant, Skagway, is here  looking over some properties with a  view to purchase. Pie thinks well  of some claims on Boulder creek.  Mickey Richardson = has a nice  store under construction where in a  few days he will put in a complete  stock of ladies' and gents' furnishings, boots and shoes.  C. D. Newton has''a ,spier-did  stock- of groceries, boots and shoes.  , Mr. Stewart has built a large addition to his store and increased the  size of the-Post Office,: which latter-  was greatly needed. The Postal  service is now first.class.  A petition is being circulated by  the Discovery and Spruce creek  people, praying the Government to  put a bridge across Pine creek at  Discovery. This is one of the most  needed public improvements east of  Atlin.  The Gold House is irow undergoing its spring cleaning, and when  the finishing touches are put on it  will be one of the finest hotels  north of Vancouver.  Jack Letherdale of the Gold  House is making every effort to get  the live owl for Dave Hastie of the  Grand Hotel, Atlin, lie has about  40 men on the look-out".  We are pleased to note that Dave  Burton of the Russell Hotel visits  us about twice a week, but we are  not in a position at present to say  what the attraction is.  On Friday, May 31st, a prize  masquerade ball will be given at  the Nugget Plotel in Discovery aird  a gay time is anticipated. There  will be four prizes, as follows: Best  dressed lady. Sio; Best dressed  gentleman, $5; Best sustained  female character, pair of line shoes;  Best sustained male character, box  of fine cigars.  SURPRISE LAKE:���   ,  George .Sinclair has two teams  working., day and night hauling  lumber. It is almost impossible for  him to fill the orders. The roads  uphereare in miserable condition.  Tom White has started a fishing  station here; he has 100 fathoms  of net aud is counting ou a pretty  good harvest of grayling. He also  intends running a lunch counter.  SPRING  GOODS.  ���   We Carry the Largest and Best.Assortment  OF  LADIES  &  GENTS   FURNISHINGS  Boots and Shoes.  &r    Our Prices are the Lowest*  STOCK   OF   "GOLD   SEAL"'  RUBBER   BOOTS.  Cummings& Richard-son,  LEADING . HOUSE  THE ROYAL HOTEL,  E.   ROSSELLI,   Manager.'  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. C.  This   New -and   Commodious   Hotel was opened to the Public,  April  16th, 1901.���Everything in it is New.- -Strictly First Class.    ,  cnoicrsT wines, liquors and cigars CASE goods a specialty.  ��PEN  fOII  BUSINESS,  At the Old Stand���Cor. First and Pearl Streets.  R. BURNS & Co., Butchers  IKK. GILLESPIE.  Prop.  rWALTER  BLAKIE MgT.  IctndfioteL  Finest  Wines,. Liquors  and   Cigars.  Furnished Rooms bvthe Day,       .  Week or Month.  For fine Views and Photos go to  ieia$  . Films, Plates, etc. for sale.  First, and Pearl Streets.  Atlin B. C.  THE   GOLD    HOUSE.  DISCOVERY,   B. C.  Comfortably Furnished Rooms���By the Day, Week or Month.  AMERICAN    AND    EUROPEAN    PLAN.  3. Leatheudale, Proprietor.  JIMMY REGAN.  Sheif and Heavy Hardware,  New mid Second  Hand  Tin mid Granite Ware, Iron Steel. Picks, Shovels and Blacksmith'!  Coal. Giunt Powder, Caps, Fuse and Yukon Stoves.  Goods   Bouqht   Sold   and   Exchanged.  C. DOELKER,  .    .    .    FRESH MEATS ALWAYS ON HAND.    .    .  Fish,    Game   in   season and   home    made   Sausage.  ��� Northern Hotel Building, First Street.  G. K. H.iYM.  1  I  ���it  i  %

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