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E."McFeely and Co.  ..-    '     ' DKAI.KKS   IN  J < ���  Paints,  Gils,   Varnishes,  Builders' Hardware,  Sash and Doors,  Tinware, Graniteware, Crockery  All kinds of'Tiiistnilli  work done.  ��� ' ,' Corner of First and Pearl Street.  BLACKSMITH'S  GOAL.  J. St. Clair Blackett and ���0.  IRON STORE, FIRST ST.  ��� Plave the Most Complete Stock in -Atlin:  THKIR PRICKS ARK RIGHT  FOR ALL CLASSICS  OK GOODS.  THKY ARK OFPKRING  'SPECIAL BARGAINS  IN WINTKR CLOTHING.  GOLDKN GATK   QUARTZ.  The   Engineer Mine Will be a Producer Before A'ery Lung.  The Engineer Quartz mine, near  Golden Gate.stauds a good show to  be placed on the producing list soon.  The ore is free-niilMng, of large extent, ami goes 36 right along. Some  very rich stringers have been cut.  assaying in the thousands, one assay  from Salt Lal*e City giving $9,447,  per ton. To raise the necessary  funds for the purchase ol a plant Ihe  paThesTiow owning haveTi'icb'rporat1'  ed under the laws of B C. and  shares will soon be on the market  at :o els. and a rapid sale and appreciation of price is expected. Many  of the officials of the \V. P. & Y.  Railroad are heavily interested, aud  it is stated in railway circles that a  spur railroad connecting with the  W. V. & Y. R. at Log Cabin is  amongst the early possibilities.  gourmands   to   learn ' that   Messrs.  Rice and   Hastie  are   making   preparations'for opening  their dining  saloon about the tst of June. Those  t  who had the pleasure of dining  there last summer will appreciate  this news to its full extent, and the  ! proprietors purpose to eclipse in the  coming summer the excellence of  ! the last. Tlie handsome hall has  j been newly papered and suites of  private boxes" can be had by family  and, private pai ties. The chef and  his assistants are to be the best that  money " caff'Tiire, 'and"all'appointments will be complete to the last  detail. The intention is to have  the house second to none north of  Vancouver, and Manager Hastie is  just the- man to see that intention  fully carried out.  GETTING READY.  Pine creek and benches are humming witlvactivity ai.d preparations  being extensively made on all sides  for the reaping of the golden harvest. Amongst others, Lambert &  Jackson have 12 men at. work on  their claims, 15 and r6 below, and  were calculating to make a start  sluicing yesterday.  Sabiu and Stanley, :j below,  have their preliminary work nearly  completed, and expect to commence  sluicing on Monday. They at present employ 5 men, and will increase  the number as they open up.  Marrigan and Miner are also  amongst ihe most forward, and will  be right in the swim in a few d-iys.  Kverything on Pine points to a busy  and exceptionally profitable season.  Messrs. Barnes, Pilling and helpers have started work on Mrs.  Hitchcock's claims on Pine and  are getting rapidly into shape. Mr.  Barnes reports everything as very  promising.  TO   RESUME.  II will hs agreeable' news   to  all  KTHKL MAV FLKMINli".  lit hid Aluy. the pioneer baby of Pinp,  Irs sweet and innocent self to entwine,  With the happiest   thoughts its parents will  know.  Came into the world it feu weeks ugo.  Tt first saw   tin- iluivn of rosy s-unli.-rlit  In    the far   north   ending ,u   long winter's  night.  In the golden field of Atlin renowned,  Where waters of Pine Creak ever resound.  Infant of th' gold   fields,   babe-of  th'north-  laud.  Whore a   thousand    streams   roll  down   its  irolden mi ml:  Where precious treasure  held by virgin so.l  Is yielding itself up, the meed of human toil.  It*  fir��it  breath   ivus druwn in this t.ir-uway  laud.  Iieue,itli  stars which shine ut Heaven's command.  May fairy hand-, to it good fortune consign,  And Lord defend the pioneer baby of Pine.  PORT   MUUliATr;.  Pine, H. C. May I. \WW.  THE OTTAWA FIRE.  BIRCH CRKKK.  Mr. Mostyn Williams, manager  ofthe Atlin Lake Hydraulic Company on Birch Creek, is so well  satisfied with the prospects of the  compaiiy'sgrounds that he sent this  week to Vancouver to secure a duplicate ofthe plant already here.  Mr. Williams expects to have 25  men at work next week.  After the battle of Spion Kop,  one of our men was found dead  with his finger on the trigger of his  rifle. A Boer who attempted to  take the rifle out of his hands was  shot dead by n slip of the dead  .man's finger.  Beyond all odds the most disastrous conflagration which has ever  occurred in Canada commenced at  noon on the 26th April, in the busy  manufacturing little city of Hull,  Que. Hull is separated from Ot-'  Lava by the Ottawa river,'- there  about 100 yards in width. A strong  viud was blowing from the worst  possible direction, the North-Hast,  and Die lire soon got out of control.  After ravaging Hull and destroying  Hdd\Ts Match 'factory, Booth's  Lumber mills, Ottawa Carbide ' factory, Electric Railway power house,  the magnificent Roman. Catholic  Church and hundreds of residences,  including the magnificent villas of  Mr. Booth and the Hon. Mr. Foster,  it found its way across the bridge  connecting with the western part of  Ottawa, kept on ' its destructive  march to the Canadian Pacific-Railway Station, from .whence it spread  over and wiped out the wescern part  of the city. Latest telegrams seem  to indicate that it was checked there  ou the 27th.  The area'burned over was five  square miles. Seven lives were lost  aud seven thousand people rendered  homeless. The loss is estimated at  seventeen million dollars-.  "~ Parliament has voted a hundred  thousand dollars for immediate relief. British financial assistance is  promised. The Chinese merchants  of Victoria have sent S500. Carter  Harrison, Mayor of Chicago, is  taking iip'subscriptions.  The ver, latest despatches announce''that the fire made a clean  sweep of Hull and western Ottawa.  WORK   SUSPKNDKD  On Capt. Irving's Taku Tramway  Line.  As a consequence of a protest entered by 'the Atlin Lake Short Line  Tramway Company, against the  John Irving Co., now building an  opposition line across Taku Portage, woik was brought to a standstill this week, and no progress will  be attempted until an amicable arrangement - is arrived at between  the contending companies.  SMALL DKBTS COURT.  The following cases came up during the week: A. D. Banneiman,  Pine v. Bfogau and Curtis, Pine.���  Suit to recover on a .promissory  note for $100. Judgment for plaintiff.  ' W.-J. Smith v. H. Harris of the  Vendome. A trivial dispute as 'to  the ownership of a window sash.  Case settled out of court.  visit this section, and it, appears '  by the way the last copies of his  paper came in that he has solved  the problem of getting Canadian  papers- into camp ahead of the  Americans. Heretofore the P.-I.  and .Seattle Times were-placed on  sale here three and four days iu ad- "'  vance of,the Canadian publications,  and resulted, naturally, in making  the latter unsalable. The cause  of the delay has never been fully  explained, bur Mr. Wilkinson  places the trouble at tht door of the  news agents at Skagway, who  show decided preference for "American papers. They will send out  the paper with the greatest sale  first, and then follow up next day,  or later, with the poorer ones.  This, from now'on, Mr. Wilkinson  says, will be done away with, and  the Province, \at least, will, conic ���  in on time, if not ahead of its rivals.,  Mr. Wilkinson will remain here  till the opening of 'navigation and  then proceed to Dawson.  - A N K N T K R P RISIN G I -' IR M.  Messrs   Dixon   Bros:   the    well-,  known freighters and teamsters who  have    been' operating   around   the  district    since   last ,   spring,    have  -  bought  out   Mr.   A.   Macdonalds's  two stages.   They have also bought  a  first class  Saratoga    four-horse  stage, which should be at  Bennett  now. - This    stage   is    handsome,  modern and-up-to-date.    It will run "  daily to Pine  and connections made  there with stages to Surprise.  Dixon Bros: will also have a  large stable erected and will keep a  plentiful supply of 1 uggies and saddle horses for hire. Heavy-draught  teams and wagons will be a specialty, and freight of all descriptions to  and from every part of the country  will be handled. This branch oi  the business is now' running, and  orders may be left at the li. A. C.  We    heartily   commend    Dixon .  Bros: for their enterprise  and  wish  them all the success they so   richly  merit.  THROUGH THK ICK.  As Mr.   Morrison   was   rounding  the point   below   the  Sinclair   mill  with a horse  and  sleigh   yesterday  morning  the   ice  gave   way.    Mr.    <-  Morrison called for assistance, which  fortunately being ha dy,   the   horse  was saved after a hard struggle.    It  will soon be time for the authorities  to put an embargo 011   horse   traffic   ,  on the lake.  A NKWSPAPKR HUSTLKR.  j. T. Wilkinson, of the Province,  Vancouver, came into town on  Monday. He is the first of the  coast newspaper  representatives   to  Mr. James Stables, president of  the B. M. P. A. and well-known  here, returned Tuesday from a two  months visit to his home in Maui  toba. He reports having had a  pleasant time, and looks the embodiment of health. He denies having  any political aspirations whatever,  and smiles at any such being attributed to him.  1     Don't   forget   the   2.1th of   May  celebration   meeting this evening iu  i Rice & Hastie's Hall. K\TURDAV,,' M A V   5,  r900..  Tiii'    Ati.in' Claim."  Published    every    Saturday   morning   b.v  Tlli;  A'I'I.IN  UliAIM    I'l/IIMKIUNIi  CO.  Ollice. of iiublicntiou:  Si-i'oiid, between Truiuor ami  I'l nrl i-'treets.  AdM't'tisintr rates made known on application.  The subscript ion price is $1 u year piiv-  ri 1 > 1 (���> iu uilvaucii. No paper will be delivered  unless t he.se conditions are complied wit h.  A large proportion ofthe   miners  '   who went out last fall   are  steadily  returning   to    work   their   claims.  '.Many new men are also arriving to  try their fortunes in the camp.  Outside capitalists, either in person   or  by their agents, are   putting -in   an  appearance attracted by the glowing-  reports of our hydraulic and  quartz  mines.    Companies formed last year  are putting in extensive plants, cm-  ploying  a   large   number  of  men.  Under these gratifying  circumstances it would  be  proper  that  every  , means should   be  adopted   for  the  good administration of the   district  and the accomodation of the   large  population wc shall have during the  summer.     In this connection   there  is, one question which   stands   head  and shoulders above all   the others,  and that is   the  appointment  of a  permanent County Court Judge for  the district.      A   large   number  of  cases are pending, and many   more  are sure to crop up as. time   passes.  Many of the quartz mines in a con ���  dition for developing this   year are  more or  less tied up<- by litigation,  and nothing can   be  done   towards  settling these  disputes wliich   militate so uiuclvagainst  the  advancement of the   district, until  such   a  Judge  be   appointed  aud   assumes  his office."   If such an official is not  sent in soon we very    much   fear  a  repetition of the incalculable   injury  of ittoo will result.    The   Premier,  the Hon. Joseph Martin,   is prompt  to act in such cases of need as   this,  aud we doubt   not   that  when   the  matter is properly  laid   before  him  he will grant us ihe justice we have  been so long without.     His   giving  us a County Court Judge  at  once,  will make him nrmy friends in this  district,, which has been overlooked  aud misgoverned from the first.  conquered by. England, shall at  length see the star of liberty rise for  you, and your rights respected by,j  those who liavc so long violated  them. It lias been a long time that  England has dominated the nations  of the earth; is she not now to be in  her turn invaded by hostile hosts?  For three centuries she-has'sent out  her bauds of mercenaries into all the  isles of the ocean and every plain of  the continents to-make laws for all  the people. Shall she not one day see  hostile armies fall upon her own  coasts and devastate her cities of  London, Manchester and Liverpool?  At length the peoples are awakening from their stupor and their torpor with'regard to Albion; they declare .her.solemnly the great corrup-  trix'of the earth; the unjust domin-  atrix, the queen of evil;1 they are  preparing to place her under the  ban of the civilized world. ���"La  Semaine- Religeuse." Quebec.  A^A^AA/^A^A/'^AAA/^yV^AAA^yi/y AAA^AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA^  | C. CHRISTOPHER,- . A. C.-.HIRSCHFELD,    |  < - President. ' '       ,   , Secretary.  Atliro Abstract C��raigMinyf  o. ,      |  Atlin, B- C.J  LIMITED.  HEAD ..OFFICE,  Searches Made and Abstracts of Title to Mineral,.'Hydraulic  ' aud Placer Claims Furnished.    Correspondence solicited.  W'tAA'W'J'/MAA/vV^'-o^/i' -ovm -WW .-V:AAAAAA/��AAA*AAAAAAAAA  'a.  THE CRANIO  HOTEL  FINEST EQUIPPED HOTEL JNTHE NORTH.    EVERYTHING  CONDUCTED  IN   FIRST-CLASS  MANNER.  Tlze Frctfch Restaurant in GomecGii&n  Will Gficn June Ttf*  o  Rick &.. Hast'iu,  Proprietors;    David Has'i'ie,  Manager.  Corner of First and Discover} Streets.  Germany has, decided to spend  $50,000,000 son colonial railways.  The railway is a great civilizer, and  a great colonizer. ' No German  colo::y has c--er begun to bring  back the money it has cost, and  there is no hope that any one of  them will prove other than a burden to the Imperial Government,  unless settlers can be attracted to it.  Hence the proposition to. make the  colonial field of the Empire attractive bv building railroads."  your character too .prominent iu the  landscape. No, we do not wain to  drive you out because that' would  be 'un-Canadian,' and besides you  are an ornament "to Dawson, and  we want to be able to point you out  to friends -as the cheekiest chap,  'barrin'the king of the,water front,'  iu all Yukon. Stay with us ."and  grow up with the country."     <���  Clarke should have, remained   in  Atlin.'  , "It is with feelings of sincere  pleasure that theSun can assure the  Hon. Premier that there is no cause  for his losing any sleep by fear that  Cassiar may elect an independent.  Messrs. Irving and Clifford are  straight anti-Martin candidates, aud  both sure of election from this district."  So says the Bennett Sun. Capt.  Irving must have told the people of  Bennett more political truths than  he did to those here.  We suppose it is one of th? infirmities of human nature that- a  large section of us are possessed  with the hallucination that we are  poets, and only wai.ta little nurturing to blossom forth as Tennysons  and Brownings.  Poetry is the,highest expression  granted, t-he human .intelligence.  Doggrcl is perhaps its extreme antithesis, but, unfortunately, amongst  many who cannot appreciate the  difference, it makes a very annoying weapon in the hands of an un-  . scrupulous opponent. There is an  clement of cowardice in satirical  peisonal doggrel ofthe anonymous  description, which is quite suggestive of tlie cur which snaps behind  because it is not plucky enough to  make a frontal attack. We might  point out to those unfortunate victims of the doggrel cacoethes scri  bendi who have perforce to have  u vent or explode, that public mat  vers come within the legitimate  range of their "goose" quills, but  men personally, and their reputations, should be held sacred.  Joseph A. Clarke, remembered  by many Atlii.ites, as secretary of  oi:r celebration committee last year,  but now of Dawson, is having barrels of trouble in the last-named  place. He has instituted a $25,000  action against the Sun because that  paper mentioned that he deserted  from the Northwest Mounted Police, and iu the issue of the 17th  he comes out with a three-column  letter in defence of his j-osition  while a resident of the Klondike.  There is an element of humor in the  defence, if nothing else, when he  says that "the most serious offence  that I was ever charged with during my 13 months in the force was  'loitering on fatigue'; this consisted  of stopping shovelling snow "long  enough to warm myself in my room  one day, when the thermometer was  away down, and I had not become  used to 4.0 below zero like I am  now." We never knew Joe 'loitered' at any vocation, aud certainly  no one in Atlin (government officials not excluded) ever suspected  him of being slow. "He's a dead  game sport, ,a; Conservative, and  his limit is the ceiling."  ; . "  Here is how the .Sun winds up  its comments on the letter: "No...,  Joseph,  we do  not  want to drive  NAMIC   ()'   KITC'Il.  There's a chap from the Soudan,  Name o" Hitch!  'Ini what won ut Omduvmuii���  General luteh !  'K's a perfect war' machine.  An' whatever 'o has been,  An' wherever 'e has been  There's more empire for the Queen���  Cause o' Kitoh.  'K don't leave athiuf; to chance--  Do you Ivituli? ...  'I"s it tnlcr-it-all-iu-Khiuue���  Watchful ivitdi !  When the Sirdar taltos tho lloor���  ,  Mi) don't stop to think and pore,  I'ui' 'e's done all that before���  Ain't yer. Kiteh?  'E pulls every little string;���  Careiul Kitoh 1  There's no red tape Pull Mall riujr,  (    Aliout Kiteli. ���  'Ii knows every man and gw\,  And 'e isn't out for fun,  J?ut to (jet "is business done���  e Thorough Kiteli 1  'E knows all there is to knou���  Khartoum Kiteli !  When he's fixed the road to ���o  Follow Kiteh!  'ii runs punctual like the mail.  Never blunders oil' the rail.  An' you don't eMieet to fail  Under Kirch.  'E's a soldier to tho core���  General  Kiteh!  An' 'e's groin' to li^ht the four���  Soudan Kiteh!  '!���; don't push 'issolf at ull.  Hut 'e caused the Mahdi's fall,  An' 'e'U 'ulp us 'aminer Paul,  Won't yer, Kiteli?  . ���Chronicle.  Canadian Bank...  ...of Commerce  Corner Second and Pearl Streets.  Gold Assayed,  Purchased  ok Taken on  Consignment.  Exchange sold -ou all the principal points in Europe, the United  States and Canada.  ASSAY OFFICE    '  IN CONNECTION  FOR GOLD OUST ONLY.  T.   R.   BILLETT, Manager.    -  Lift up. your eyes, French-Canadians, for,the day of your redemption is  at  hand!  You,   beaten  and   you keep quiet   and  The following is what "The  Pirate" says in the Yukon Sun of  April 17:  " I would advise respectable  women tra\elling alone, or with an  escort, to be careful in their selection of hotels at Bennett. The Yen-  dome and the Palace Grand are the  best. William Anderson, his wife  and sister in-law, at the Yendome,  is a guarantee of its entire respectability, while Mrs. Taylor and  daughter look after the well-being  of female guests at the Palace Grand,  For single men the Arctic has excellent accommodations as well as  the best restaurant in Bennett, but  I would not advise respectable-  women to go there to sleep as they  are liable to hear that which would  be repugnant to their feelings and  you out of the country  so  long as I uttered,   too, by    the  depraved   of  do  not  make j their..own sex."  ir$on$  ��� COMPANY.  GROCERIES sum!  PROVISIONS,   -  tie  OUTFITTERS.  Head Office: WINNI PEG, Man.  Branches:      Vancouver,       Atlin.  Dawson.  BROWNLEE &��� LOWRY  J. II. Brownlee, P. L. S., !>. L. S.  R. C. Lowry, A. M. I. C. r..  Civil and Hydraulic Enrineers,  Land Surveyors.  Peari Street, Ati.in, B. C.  Rant & Jones,  NOTARIES,  MINING BROKERS  AND  REAL I-.STATE AGENTS  Agents   for the Imperial Life Assurance Co.  Atlin Lake Lumber Co.  (LliMlXEU.)  ROUGH   and  DRESSED  LUMBER  OF  ALL  -fi  :\%  VP  ���a  5*  -  'Ji  '4  ft  .id  Kit  Capt.. Wcstcou, Manager.  fi  I1'  ���l<',  W  <Ui4f  II  ������'���I 1  ���!v  m  ttC~&.V"TT?  X^&iS&^^fjyjgi  ���IM/P    i ' l^WSfWJ��^S3it*��**m* **vc*  -". KM^tta^VA/toAW i-IOTJHSW �� WW��M f  ���w��*^*SM3ifl35an��ini��aa!CTwa^ Ey-vY?  Jr: '^^' '���:���.:,���  |)|i ,jH*&w^j��s^is&E^ja>!^J*a^^  ATLIN,    B.   C, ^SATURDAY,    MAV   5.  ^  ^  tf A  LUMPS OF GOLD.  The Latest Evidence of  Great  Wealth in Atlin.  A STRIKE ON SPRUCE.  Diggers   Encounter    a- Wonderful  Vein   of   Quartz.  BUCKETFULS    TAKEN    OUT,  Four Men Stand Guard With  Rifles at the Mouth of the  Tunnel While the Yellow  Metal Is Being Hauled Up���  Samples of" the - Find Have  Arrived in Vancouver���Excitement in Atlin.  Yesterday in the Commercial  hotel, Mr.Jas. Russ;ll, of Atlin, was  showing a remarkably rich piece of  gold quartz.  In reality it might be called a  nugget, so nearly pure gold was it.  Mr. Russell had just received it  from a gentleman who only arrived  the other day from Atlin.  The gentleman who brought it  out was very reticent on the matter,  and did not wish to give a^y   infor  mation for publicity.   He,  however,  showed Mr.   Russell  a   whole   hat-  Pine-Citv branch  now  A. H  STRACEY  Atlin Manager.  process was as follows���-15 ozs. of fine  amalgam was taken and kneaded ii]) with pieces of quartz.  Afrcr retorting well the cake was  broken up. The fragments did  duty as specimens'from the wonderful, but visionary ledge. "Truthful James" did tlie,rest.'  11 is a pity such ' absurd, canards  should obtain circulation. Atlin  can-show that she has splendid  quartz iu the Yellow Jacket and  other mines, without any attempt at  foisting such ridiculous impositions  on a credulous public: Wouldn't  it jar you?  ROTTEN    BEEF.      ' '  Editor Claim:  Sir,���I don't think the above  heading will startle the citizen readers of your valuable paper, as they  have become so familiar with rotten beef, as to have, in many cases,  lost their- fastidious tastes; bui  what I would like to know is, Plow  is it that a certain .party was pro-,  secuted and compelled to refund  money received "for rotten beef  while the prosecutor, who has been  and is yet selling bad meat is allowed to go scot free. It is a well-  known fact that beef killed here  last October, which should, long  ago, have been condemned as unfit  for human food, is still 0.1 the market  Who is the official. to whom we  look for protection in such matters?  Six thousand pounds of r this  same  beef has rece.nly been sold   by .the |more hll]v wheu.increased data  are  would be      " " "'       -   " -  country  to  | Drftisb America Corporation, El i  ATUN,   ET.   G.  LARGEST AND BEST STOCK OF GENERAL  MERCHANDISE NORTH OF VANCOUVER.  .See our greatly reduced prices on all our winter stock.  yce our prices on groceries. Ladies' goods a specially.  open,  ARCHIE W.'SHIELS,  Affdit Atlin Citv.  '*\f#*c^^+4^'^*'4'+'4'*'4^'4~4'*'*'**&4'4e'.fr&.t*&  ATLIN MEAT MARKET,,  CORNER OF FIRST AND DISCOVERY..  Don't Bat Frozen Meat when You Can Buy  ,     FRESH at the Atlin.Meat Market.   ���  ���  deai.ersTn HAY, OATS, FEED and COUNTRY PRODUCE.  Goods delivered free to any part of town.  ��� Braden and Hastings ��� .  CANYON CREEK/  Air., H. P. Pearse, the owner of  promising quartz properties at the  head of Canyon Creek, on the watershed of Little Spruce, has arrived  at Skagway with a stamp mill which  will be installed as soon as circumstances permit. -Mr. Pearse is an  old Australian miner of much experience and presumably knows exactly what he is doing. He'is of the  class of men wanted by the district/  men who are doers aud not talkers.  From what we know of the pre  perties, we predict a brilliant success  lor the venture and will refer   to   it  "monopolist'?     of   this to hand,  the  go.ernmeut   tele  graph   party to feed a few hundred  1  Four  feet   of  doubt  suffer   from boils, carbuncles  haps���j_1  and peihaps   an epidemic,   through ; IVRCELY FURNISHED  the neglect, indifference or per  bribery of the official or officials to j  whom we look for protection.  -Trusting some of your readers may  be able to enlighten us ou these  matters and apologizing for your  valuable space, I am, sir, yours  truly,  Myles O'Riley.  ROOMS  At the HOTEL NORTHERN.  By day or weel-  Quiet place  Mrs. E. L- Pillman.  No bar.  Pine City. April 26.  BENNETT NEWS.  We have reprinted the above from  -the Vancouver Province of the 23rd  inst. The wonderful specimens  shown in Vancouver to a gullible reporter were, we have it on good authority, mjiiafactureclhsreand' the  From the Sun. April 28.  F. C. Hartopp. a popular clerk in  the B. A. Corp., is now stationed at  Rossland.  P. Burns and Co. received 50  cattle, 125 sheep and 35 hogs this  week from Vancouver.  The new boat of the John Irving  Navigation Bo. is planked and the  hull is almost completed. Work on  the house is well under way, and  there is now no doubt v but that at  the opening "of navigation the  ���"Reaper" will be ready for "com-"  mission.  Manager H. C. Campbell, of the  Yukon Flyer line, passed thorough  Bennett this week on his way to  White Horse.  Mr. M. King, formerly the general manager of the V. Y. T. Co.  here, and president of the Chilcoot  Railway, arrived in Bennett on  Tuesday on his way to Caribou,  where he is erecting the largest  sawmill plant iu the Yukon valley.  Mr. King was tendered a banquet  by his former employees here before  leaving for his future scene of  operations." "  J  UUiS   EGGERT  Swiss  Watchmaker.  Has charge of government "instru-  .meuts.    First street, Atlin.  In  A. S. Cross' Store.  F  newly   excavated  , , ,     ��� -,,       i earth   raav   be    considered     prool  ful of  rich quartz just 'as- valuable | unfortunate- employees, who will no :Hgainst bullets at any range.  as the sample he gave-him.  The quartz was taken from 90  below discover^- on Sprate creek.  The phenomenally licb find was  only made a short time ago in the  tunnel, which was being driven on  . the claim, which is, ��f course, placer  ground. When about 60 or 70 feet  in, the miners struck a quartz ledge  some 4 or 5 feet wide and from this  the wonderful quartz is taken.  The story out-dazzles Aladdin's  famous lamp. Four men' now  stand guard at the entrance of the  tunnel with loaded rifles and 'ii.  backet fuls the rich quartz i;  brought up. Of course the whole  'wid.'.h of the ledge is not equally  rich, but enough of it is such as the  sample brought down to make the  discovery one of unparalleled importance.  The find has created an immense  ftlir in Atlin.  A number of gentlemen from  Atlin were in the Commercial when  Mr. Russell showed the quartz,  and told the interesting story ofthe  iind. They all said it was a frequent occurrence iu working Atlin  placer claims to uncover veins ol  free-milling quartz, though, of course,  none heretofore opened had been so  ^enormously rich as the present.  The find bears out the belief that  the Atlin country will turn out a  ��cc-d all-icund gold-producer.  RINCIPAL, BATH    HOUSE  AND   LAUNDRY.  Best Equipped Establishment in  Atlin. Refurnished aud reopened under the old management.    ���  Baths 50c.     Lake St. Near Sawmill.  / CENTRAL HOTEL,  \_J First Street,  Atlin.  winks, liquors axi) cigars.  Highest  Cash  Price Paid eor  Raw   Furs.  I. RIPSTEfN.  Certificate of Improvements  War Eagle Mineral Claim.  Situate in the Atlin Luke Mininy lJivisiouof.  Gasaiar   District.    Where located:   Pino  Creek.  TAKE NOTICE that I, C. Christopher,  Free Miners' Certificate. Nu. RliOS, intend lit)  days from date hereof, to apply to tho Miu-  in;.;-Recorder for a cei-rilieate of improvements Tor the purpose of obtaining aCrown  Grant of the above claim.  Aud further take' notice that action under section :V7 must lie commenced hefoj-o  th.; issuance of such certificate of improce-  meuts 1  Dated this 2:ird day of January, HMIl    .���  G. GHKJSTOPIIHR.  PINE TREE liOTEL.  DISCOVERY, B. C.  When you come to Discovery take  shelter under the tree.  Finest of liquors.    Good' stabling.  DISCOVERY, B.C.  LETHERDALE & BURTON,  PROPRIETORS.  Our Jarg-.j and commodious dining; room is  now open- We have lots of fresh vegetables  in our cellar, which makes it eusy to ^ive ��  first-class meal. Our bedrooms are all neatly furnished. We need no elevator with our  {joo.i liquors aud cigars. Stabling for t(J ,  horses'. Telephone and Telegraph messages  promptly attended to. Kates, single meals,  7f>c. Rooms, Ou and 7.1c. Hoard by the week  SIU.  PIOTVEER^  Direct    to    Vancouver  Three   Days  m  5TI-L  A.   H.  16TH    AND    26TH  EACH   MONTH.  OF  BAKER,   Agent,  C. P. R. Office, Skagway.  ETnQiAN  Funeral   Director ' and  Emjialjikr  Third and Discovery-,    Atlin, B. C.  Bodies Embalmed for Shipment u Specialty  Orders on short notice.  All kinds of, Funeral. Supplies ut  reasonable rates.  PINE CITY, B. C.  Carries a full line of Groceries,  Hardware, Gent's Furnishings and  Boots aud Shoes.  c a NEWTON & ca  Proprietors.  When in Atlin stop  .  . at the . -  OLYMPIC HOTEL  First  Street.  Headquarters  J'-or  Lemip's :8c.  Louis Lager Beer.  First class Restaurant in connection.  A. BURKE,   Manager.  IRKLANJD PIOTEL,  FIRST   SXJREET,   ATLIN.  J.  KIRKLAND, - Manager-  First-class dining room  And Elegant Sleeping R��oius.  Q  UEEN RESTAURANTS  First Street Near Pearl.  BEST   50C   MEAL  JN  ATLIN.  T.i TAN.AK.A,   Pro/K. SATURDAY,    MAY  5, T900.  PICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  Ghui'ch of England' services will be held  ut coi'nor Tminor und Third st reels ou Sun-  daA'at 11 a. in.'and ":".;> p.m.  . . Until I'uthei- notice there will lie no regular mommy service at ^,he Pi rshyterian^  Church. The .Siiuditj School will meet ut'  1(1 u. in. (instead of In.-:!!), as nunoiuiced from  the puliiit).' Ilililr-'clns'i (nnu'lit by Rev.  George l'riu;:le. IC\ eniny serviro ul "tllll. as  usual. ,   ,-  GiM your cold cured al Medical Hull.  One ol the best articles fur sfood health is  a wholesome loaf fit In-end'til I:! cents, aud a  lirsi-cla-.s meal lor .VI ceutf at tlie Pioneer  llukery.  The spring crop of poets is getting  beyond    all    bounds.     There   ;irc  enough of them to patch the   hill  a  ���mile aud oveilap at the ends.      Gel  vour guns readv,   the  ooen   season  ��� for poets has now arrived.  Mr. DcW'itl may secure the  Crcighton hydraulic plant- and set  it up near the canyon ou Spruce.  Mr. Cal. Barkdale hfs sold out Caribou  his interests, 011 Spruce Creek to  air. DeYVitt. They consisted of  15 creek'and bench 'claims, a hy-  diaulic lease, and a water right of-  1,000 inches. Price paid has not  transpired, but said to be good..  Mr. Barkdale will stay over the  summer and open up his claims   on  in   position.      A   mess  house and  other  buildings  have been erected.  W. McCrancy came in on Monday. Pie made the trip in two  days afoot from Log Cabin, and  the quickness of the journey speaks  volumes for the' energy stored up  in this old war horse. He is 68  years of age and never turned a  hair on the trip.  Thomas Tugwcl! is going to erect  a two-storey hotel in Log Cabin  near llii Railway station.  I'. Hums & Co., have a shipment of sheep, hogs and cattle 011  the way in from Bennett. ''  Capt. C E. Borden of the SS.  Ruth, arrived in Atlin yesterday,  and proceeds to put his boat in  shape for the season. Pie says the  trail is in very bad shape around  Mr. Mackay, meat dealer, of Bennett, while freighting four  tons of machinery to White Horse  went through the ice at the former  place and lost one of his best teams.  The machinery was- for the Flyer  Line.  Our friend John McLennan commenced work on Willow  last'week  Godfrey hardware ���0.  ,     SUCCESSORS   TO  THOS. DUNN ft CO..  '     DEALERS   IN  Miners' Supplies,  Builders' Hardware,  Stoves, Tinware, Etc.  ���   TiNsnop in connection.      ' -  FIRST STREET; ATLIN,  P. BURNS ����  Wholesale   -   and   -    Retail   -   Butchers,  Corner   First   and    Pearl   Streets?  Wright and Pine Creeks. Mrs.  Barkdale will come iu as soon as  navigation opens.  The Arctic Brotherhood will give  a smoking concert,' the first of the  season, in Rice aud Hastie's Plall  ou Wednesday evening next, commencing at 9 ���">'clock. A, choice  programme has been arranged, aud  the Brotherhood will do their best  to ensure an enjoyable time to'their  visitors.  Ron.   Joseph Martin was in Nelson on the 23rd tilt.  k       1  Charles Milne, manager of the  Parsons Piodnce Co., Vancouver,  was married lo Mi>,s C. Maud Mcintosh, of the same city, *u the  23rd tilt,  A white horse tearing along First  Street, an Amazon clinging desperately to the saddle, a host of  about 'steeu million curs of all de-  -grees in furious pursuit, was the  sensation of Monday last. No particular damage was done, which  can be attributed to luck' more  than anything else.  Dr. .Young and H. W." I;). Cana-  van left Wednesday for a mouth's  prospecting tour on the Southern  end of Atlin Lake.  Prank   Y-:uiig-,   who   worked   24  very auspiciously by picking up a  nugget of solid-gold weighing over  three ounces.  ���A Young Men's Conservative  Association is now on the tapis,  aud judging by the ' great number  who have expressed a willingness  to join, it' is safe to say that the  new organization will be very  popular.    We wish them success.  Send your washing to the Atlin  Laundry, corner'Lake aud Rant.  It will not be out of place to warn  all those who have occasion to be  on the lake, to use- the utmost  caution from now on. We must  not take last season for a criterion,  as the present one is evidently far  iu advance of it, and we'shall possibly have the steamers running  long before the month is out.  The monthly meeting of the  Board of Trade will be held in the  Bank of Plalifax Thursday next at  8 p. m.  A steam scow is being built at  Bennett for" use in freighting rail-  i way material for the White Pass  road from Bennett to Caribou and  other points beyond. She will  be 100 feet long, 21 feet beam, and  have a capacity of 100 tons. ' She-  will have three screws, and is expec-  below on Boulder .last' season,   sold I Led to develop a speed of from eight  out his claim last week, and left  for White Horse on Wednesday,  lie will remain there till navigation  opens on the Yukwn, and then proceed down the river on his way to  the Nome beach.  Have you tried' the' Atlin Bath  House and Laundry for a bath?  Corner Lake and Rant.  The engineers to man the Ruth's  engines have arrived and gone to  work on her. As soon as the ice  clears off she will commence drifting from shore to shore, as usual,  wind aud weather permitting.  Norman   McCauley  and   George  Rice have a large��� amount of lumber..  at White ��� Horse for their proposed  hotels to be erected there. ������'������-,  ,.    T . ���,,--.     n       ���   ���..   ���  , Atlin Licensed   victuallers Protec-  Work is proceeding on the Ana- LUve Association. David Hastie was  con da drum rapidly. The site 'for!elected as Fresident with H. Harris  the'mil! has been cleared and level- |1IS Secretary. The hotel-keepers of  led and, the.bed plates will sour,   be i Pine will be requested to affiliate.  to ten miles an hour.  Porcupine City now boasts of  four saloons and two hotels, as well  as two large dance halls with petticoat attachment. Five saw mills  are in operation and running full  time.   '  Parties who recently left Skagway for Seattle to engage passage  by. ocean steamer for Nome, were  compelled to return, being unable  to secure passage on any of the  first-class steamers advertised to  sail next month.  At a meeting of the hotel-keepers  held in Rice and Hastie's hall on  Thursday evening an association for  mutual support and protection was  organized   under the    title  of the  THINKS WELL OF WHITE  ' HORSE.  A. P. Macdonald, the genial proprietor of the Irving Hotel, at -Pine,  came in from White Horse on Tuesday, and proceeded to Pine the  same day, where he will make arrangements to open his excellent  house for the summer mouths.  While at White Horse he laid the  plans for an hotel which he purposes erecting there immediately.  Mr. Macdonald is ver}r enthusiastic over the prospects ahead of White  Plorse. As the terminal of the  White Pass road aud all steamboat  lines, this point is attracting considerable attention, but apart from  this, the recent copper finds,  the extent of which' promise "fabulous developments aud means the  introduction of immense capital and  the employment of a large "force of  men, it is looked upon by far-seeing  men as a point with a future before  it. On the Pueblo mine (the property of H. E. Porter, and on which  the B. A. Corp. have an option of  $300,000 for a controlling interest  only) a shaft of 70 feet goes through  a solid bed of ore, being a variety'  of bornite, and containing over 50  per cent copper. The ore runs in  'kidneys,' and if developments prove  the ore body as large as the surface  prospects show, the Pueblo will be  one ofthe great mines of, the world,  rivalling even the famous United  Verde or the Calumet and Hecla.  Run the only stage to  DISCOVERY and SURPRISE LAK E  A four-horse Saratoga will  convey passengers lo Discover}-, and from there connection is made with Sur-  piise Pake.  They Have a Number of Buggies  of the Latest. Pattern for Hire.  Saddle Horses and Freighting are a  Specialty with them.  Leave  orders   at. the    B.    A.   C.  .Store, corner isi and Rant.  NOTICE.  Sixty days fiom date I intend to sell  to-.  Fred. Cook my lot;  house, 38.\.��.0. .situate at  Spruce Junction.   Any parties having claims  against said building will .submit sumo to J.  II. Rose, Atlin, within  that time, else they  will not bo recognized.  JI.iVACKAY.  Atlin. B.C.. April With. ��� , juilO  GRAND  Will   be  (riven  under tho  auspice*   of   the  ARCTIC BROTHERHOOD,  In Rice & Hastie's Giand Hall,  ON WEDNESDAY, MAY Mi.  The Latest Topical Soups.  Swell Music. An livening'of Mirth.  Programme begins ut 0 o'clock.  ADMISSION, SL'e.  WELCOME VISITORS.  We have had many pleasant visitors lately in the shape of birds ol  various kinds, which 'we prognosticate as. a sign ol an early and  warm summer. In number aud  variety they much exceed those ot  last spring. Those which were  here last year, on their return to  warmer climes must have advertised  Atlin advantages freely, Board of  Trade style, amongst their stav at  home compatriots, hence the present  influx. Many a lesson can be learned from our little feathered, friends,  and this is one of them.  The principal arrivals so far are  ducks of four or five species, snow  birds, robins or crossbeaks, Baltimore orioles, raveiis, Hudson Bay  birds, and what looks suspiciously  like an English sparrow. - The  graceful martin is beginning to' flit  around, and a couple of bittern were  heard booming on the lake during  the week. Quite.a few ducks have  alreadv been harvested ou the sly. -  No mail arrived last evening.  This is the first break that has  occurred in the past three months.  Wounded soldiers, invalided  home, ou arriving at London dock:5,  are not required to move from their  cots, being swung gently ashore by  means of a steam-crane which  lowers the wounded man evenly  and  gently     into  the    ambulance.  The Boer,method of taking away  the dead is to tie two reins round  the body, which is then carried off  at full gallop by two horsemen.  The Liverpool Post says that a  I firm in Liverpool, being delighted  I at the idea that one of its employees  was called upon lo join the reserves,  at once volunteered to. pay half  his wages to his wife in  his absence. At the end of the  mouth the woman appeared, and  the moiety was -at once given her.  "What?'' she said. " Four  pounds?"      '  "Yes," replied the senior partner, "that is exactly half; sorry  you are not satisfied."  "It isn't that I'm not satisfied.  Why, for years he has told me he  only got 16 shillings a week,  and���and���if-the Boers don't kill  him Twill."  ^  i  .  vl  J  1  4  m  ii  KJi^'MrfWjftUjk-  .���>i��iawas��M��reate��a3w^^

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