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 tf<  y '  .v'-"��� ./*'   ������'..',."'   , -',,��� - '"J '"'\  '   4  .1,*'V.        \r>\   ���  .:~7  f^V/i  J 0 'J  ' ���      -*���> '. !l  < i|  VOL.   i.  XTLINj    B.   C,   SATURDAY,    MAY   20,    1899.,  NO. 4.  li,,  I*,  If V -  B'1  r^  McLennan, MicFcely and Co.  ��� ".' ~  .     . (ij.MiTKD.)''��� ���   /<      >' '  The First Hardware House in Atlin Carrving a full line of ,  Miners' Supplies, Hardware, Stoves and  Tinware.  Headquarters,' Vancouver,  B. C. <  Branches in'Atlin and Bennett, B." C, and Dawson,  N.  W. T.  Canadian Bank of Commerce  Capital  56,000,000.00.  ATLIN   AGENCY.  Il>  h  'Gold purchased.        ~        ��� Exchange" bought and sold.  A general Banking business transacted.  *  ;   ' T.s R. BILLETT,  Manager.  The��� Bank * of - British * North -America  1 '       'Established in 1836.   Incorporated by Royal Charter. ���  Paid Up Capital   -,-,-.   - ' -   -   - ��� -   -   $4,866,666  Reserve Fund   -,   - *.-. -   $1,460,000  London Office: 3 Clements Lane, Lombard Street, .E. C.  Head  Office in  Canada:'   Montreal.  H. Stikeman, General Managers  Branches in all the principal cities of Canada, and agents in New York,  San Francisco, Seattle, Tacoma, Portland, Spokane, Boston, Chicago. Etc.  GOLD OUST PURCHASED-     A general banking business transacted.    The Bank's Assay Office will be in operation short.lv.  J. ANDERSON,   Manager, Atlin, B. C.   '      When you come to the GOLD FIELDS OF ATLIN  ���">   reside'at  The Hotel Metrocele  j  First Olass family Hotel* . Hates Reasonable.  SMITH   &   CREED,    Proprietors.  Vancouver General Store.  We carry a complete stock of ,  MINERS' SUPPLIES  Agency of the B.C. Fruit Caning and Coffee Company, Vancouver, B. C.  Agency of the Canadian Rubber  Company, Montreal.  A call solicited.  A.    S.    CROSS    &    CO.  E,  C.    AUBIN,  CuBToiiH and Mining Bkoker,  ltsAL, Estate, Notary Puhlic,  Pkbnch Inteuphetkk.  W.Oi)ckriil & Co.  DRUGGISTS*  OUR    '  DISPENSING  DEPARTMENT  IS COMPLETE  IN EVERY RESPECT.  ATLIN CITY AND DISCOVERY.  The Discovery Branch 1�� the counterpart  df the Atlin one.  First Street, Atlin, B. C.  B. & H.  STORE.  General, Merchandise.  First Street, Near Discovery.  EDWARD G. GARDEN,  architect.  Draughting.      Pearl near First St.,  .     Atlin, B. C.  JOE CLARKE,  Mining and real  Estate Office.  FOR  FINE  VIEWS  AND   PHOTOS  GO, TO  A. C. HIRSCFEILD'S     -  Films, Plates, Etc.,  Developed ut Reasonable Rates.  First near Discovery  Atlin. B. C.  AvSSAY  OFFICE.  W. J. K. Cowell.B.A., Sc, (Camb.), F.G.S.  Member ��., Eng. I. M. M. E.  W. J. R. COWELL & CO.  Mining   Engineers,    Metallurgists,  and Assayers.  Lakk Sxiibet, ' Atlin  T7��RANK J.  HUTCHESON,  ��� -Barrister at Law,  Solicitor,' Etc.  Office: DISCOVERY ST., opposite Merchants'  B.'.nk of Halifax, AtHn, B. C.  K  Discovers- Street.  Atlin. H. C.  ELLY,   DOUGLAS   &  CO.,  Vancouver's leading  Wholesale   Grocers.  BRACKMAN, KER & CO.  Flour and Feed .VlnrchiuitH, Vuncoiuer, B.C.  l?c[,rr'N��-iitr'(l 1>.\ AV. A. Cr.Mli, in Atlin. H.C.  BUYING GOVERNMENT LOTS  With the Upset Price Out of all  Proportion.       ,.    -,  Improvements   Were   High   and  This Elevated the'Total.    .'  The kick tor the sulci of loU \ms a live one  one month uf?o, to-day, in the minds of many,  it is the other wav. It is held in' a trooil  man} uuurtei'M that the appraised figures  placed on temporary quarters was out of all  proportion to their >alue. .''Tents," said one  man attending the auction, "are bringing  good prices this morning."     .  /     '  Gold Comiuisiioner Gruhuia and Mr. J. H.  Brounlee are to be felicitated on th�� des-  Ijatch shown by these gentlemen in rushing  ' through the sule and getting.over three-  (juartert, of their work on the iirst day. Two  or three tilts occurred during the process of  the .Hale. The first one was over the announcing of the upset price and another w us  over the allowing and disallowing of certain  improvements an lots on First and Trainor  and the Vancouver Hotel property between  Mr. Browulee and Joe.Clarke, the real estate  agent. Mr. Graham stepped into thebreach  and continued'one ot the most successful  governmental uuctions, financially speaking,  that has ever been attempted iu British Columbia. .The sum has been variously,placed  at between *40,(KK) and $50,000. Some good  things may be said about government officials auctioning lots; but some bad things  may be said too. Too much compact leads  to abu->e. " ,  The appended list is as complete as we have  been able to make it. It includes all blocks  and lots up to block 115. We would have  liked much more to have published the improvement figure placed on every lot and  also the' upset on each; hut since a man  can't dunce on un Atlin postage stump it is  idle,to imagine _we cun put the complete result in our stamp. We', simply give the  lot, the price at w Inch it was sold in open  competition and the name of the buyer.  BLOCK L���Lot 9, sold for $W5, Wl Haywood; lot 12, sold for i'M). Frank Hains..    ,  BLOCK 2.���Lot 2, sold for S17B, Thomas  Gregory; lot 5, sold for $180, Sum. Gintzbur-  ger; lot 11, sold for SiiUO, Charles Johnston.  BLOCK 4.���Lot 2. sold for ��130, J.Negus;  lot 4, sold for $150, De Lamar; lot 7, sold for  SilO, E. L. Pillman; lot 10, sold for $145. C. E.  Herron; lot 12, sold for ��175, R. Robinson; lot  14, sold for $180, A. M. Beattie.  BLOCK 5.���Lot 2, sold for $130, Gunning Jk  Arthur; lot 3. sold for 135, C. E. Herron; lot  10,Hold for 170, Thomas Gregory; lot 14, sold  for 185, Charles Clifford; lot IS, sold for 125,  Charles Clifford.  BLOCK 6.���Lot 8, sold for -?1S5, De Lumur;  lot 9, sold for S150, Wiu. McCruney; lot 11.  sold for r>5, A. Stein.  BLOCK 7.-Lot 8, sold for *530, A. Ste'in; lot  9, sold for 270, A. Stein; lot 11, sold for 200, A.  M. Beuttie; lot 12, sold for 380, De Lamar; lot  14, sold for 405, Harris; lot 17, sold for 1J0, C.  E. Herron; lot 18, sold for 130, Youmiuist; lot  20, sold for 140. De Lamar; lot 21. sold for  145, C. E. Herron.  BLOCK 8.���Lot 1, sold for ��400, A. M. .Brattle; lot 5, sold for 200. Capt. Foley.  BLOCK 9.���Lot C, sold for ir>0, A. M. Beat-  tie: lot 8, sold for 250, M. McBougull; lot��J, sold  for 200, F. M. Wri��rht; lot 10, sold for 400, J. H.  Russell.     l-  BLOCK 10.���Lot t, sold for >2.->0. M. MucDou-.  gall; lot 11, sold for 410, De Lamar; lot 18, sold  for 205, D. Meuzies;  lot 19, sold for 140, C. E.  Herron.  BLOCK U.-Lot 1, sold for 205, C. E. Herron;  lot 16, sold for 125, F. J. Summons; lot 17, sold  for 180, Gordon Hunter.  BLOCK 14,-Lo* 1,-sold for li'lO, F. McB.  Young; iot 2sold for 250, E. C. Aubin; lot 3,  sold for 180, C. E. Herron; lot."., sold for210, YV.  J. White; 1st fi, sold fcr ISO, J. A- Fraser; lot  0, sold for 150, J. Banter; lot 10, sold for 240,  DeLumur; lot 11, sold for 235, F. K. MeFeeley:  lot 16, sold for 115, DeLumur; lot 17, sold for  125, DeLumur; lot IS, sold for 130. C. E. Herron.  BLOCK 15-Lot 1, sold for 500, Prouse; lot  3, sold for 205, J. H. Kilmour; lot C, sold for  210, W. A. Spencer; lot la sold for 400, W. A.  Spencer; lot 8, sold for 250, It. Mcintosh; lot  10, sold for 250, R. Mcintosh; lot 13, sold for  400, Thagard; lot 14, sold for 150, Thagard;  lot 17. sold for 125, F. M. Thompson; lot IS,  sold for 105, A. Stein.  BLOCK 10���Lot 1. sold for 350, McDougall &  Burns; lot 2, sold for 200, J. H. Russell; lot  4, sold for 100, A. M. Ryan; lot 6, sold for 175,  A. Bourke; lot 9, sold tor 275, H. J. Bucoc  BLOCK 17.���Lot 3, sold for 200, G. Andei son;  lot 4, sold for 29J, purchaser, W. J. Mackuy;  lot5, sold for 185, Da Lamar; lot C, sold for  125, Push & Smith; lot 7. sold for 125, S. k.  Sraythe;lot 8, sold for 125, S. A. SmytSe; lot  9 ami 10, sold for 125each, W. Queen; lot 11,  M��Jd   f��r 175.   piirrlni'-er   fJ. \ud��>r<.mi: lot 11.  sold for 180/De Luniar; lot 18, sold for 170, De  Lamar, ��� ���     '  BLOCK 18��� Lot 1, sold for 353,' Prouse;  lot 1, sold for 130, J. Sieh; lot 8, sold for 155. ,  De Lamar; lot 11, sold for 125, K. G.  Carey; lot 13,--sold for 145, G. Hunter; lot*  14, sold for 1W), De Lamar; lot 15, sold for 1G5,  G.IIuuter; lot IB, sold for 120, A. Gctlaruo; lot  18, sold for 155, C. E. Herron., �����        ��  {'BLOCK 19.���Lot 5, sold for 150, De Lamar;  lot ���(!,* sold for 140, De Lumur: lot 7, sold for  150/ G. Hunter; lot 8, sold for 150, Do Lutnui:  lot 9, sold for 100, T. Gregory ; lot 10, sold for  205, De Lamar. ^- ^ ' ���    ���  BLOCK 23.���Lots i and 5, sold for 150 apiece,  De Lamar; lot 6,'sold for 155, W. A. Clark; lot '  7, sold for 150,  De Lamar; lot8, sold for 135,  De Lamar; lot 9, sold for 130, De' Lamar; lot  17, sold for 105, J. G. Arthur.   .  BLOCK 24.���Lot IB, sold for 100, Runt A '  Jones: lot V'sold tor 100, C. Little; lot 3, sold  for 100, NJ Swunberg; lot 0, sold for 100..  Stoel & Billy; lot' 7, sold for 100, J.  Clarke; lot 8,( sold-for 101, De Lamar:  lot it, sold for 155, C. E. Herron; lot 10, sold for  100, L. P. Lundberp; lot'11, sold for 100, L. P.'  Lundberg; lot 12, sold for 155. De Lamar; lot  14, sold for 100, Madame Cartier; lot 10, sold  for 100, W. H. Ireland; lot 18, sold for 110,  M. L.Vunderville; lot 20, sold for 100, A. Galai"  no; lot 21, sold for 200, McDougall; lot 22, sold '  for 315, A. Gulurno. i ' nA!u     ''  BLOCK 25-Lot 8, sold for 125. G. Hunter.  BLOCK 35���Lot 5,\old for 171, Wuxstook..  Blocks 12 and 13 reserved  as government  prope'rtj. ' '"���     "   , <  WATER AND FIRE    .  Are Good Servants But Hard Mas*  ters When They Play'the Top Hand.  We understand half a'doseu �� ater charter*  are bunging over AtHn waiting governmental sanction ut .Victoria. Since distance  help's no cause in British Columbia, it is safs  to assume that Atlin twill see no organized  effort to supply its inhabitants with water  this year. In the meantime what are the  people of this city going" to do? We have  learned a lesson in procrastination and wilt  have that lesson perfect when we find the  hospital accommodation worse and worse  and people dying like soldiers on a battlefield.  With the thaw at hand people cling mora  tenaciously to the edge of the lake, and on  that ��dge the enemy will appear. On that  edge and close thereto deposits have congregated during the winter; and more/ the  drain from First, Second and Third street*  will soon And its way to the rim of the lake.  The natural druin of the city compels this.  And, reader, to put it pointedly, this is the  water we must "drink this summer.' You  wail take your pail down day after day and  night after night," but some bright morning  you will have a stiff back and not feel like  getting up. You will theu think over the  matter and dream of un Amazon swamp  for a burial spot.  We aro informed a petition is about to b��  circulated asking the Gold Commissioner to  place a float at the foot of several of our  streets and thus ensure citizen*, a means of  obtaining unpolluted water.  Another mutter of groat import is tiro protection. Everybody seems to agree that we  are goiug to have a Are, but not* move has  so fur been initiated in that direction. The  history of all new camps, and most cities oa  the coust, has been one of sud haroc with the  lire torch- Here we are with ��,000 people  camped within a radius of three miles without even a bucket to put out a street-cleaning lump of rubbish. New buildings are goiug up right and left, of substantial character, and what would result from a lamp misplaced or >a uncontrollable fire on the water  front is not hard to conjecture. It would be  entire demolition, and theo perhaps a volunteer fire depurtweat would rise up from its  ashes aiid be the nucleus for toe .future.  This is a matter for the merchants and  others to take up and have fire apparatus  come in as soon as possible after the opening  of navigation, if fire holds off till then.  THE TWKNTY-FOUKrH.  What promises to be a most enjoyable  Queen's Birthduy is that w hich occurs next  Wednesduj. The list of sports with the  handsome prizes as published iu another  column are as tempting us a town of Atlin'*  size hus ever offered. The programme of  the committee will occupy all bauds front  early morning till lute evening and it be'  hooves all intending competitor* to not delay  any event.  After the sports a ball will be given iu Russell's new hotel. The floor will be In perfect  dancing condition. This bull, we understand.  will be given under the putronuge of th*  leading ladies of the town.  SPARRING AND VVRESTLLNG MATCH.  Tbe pioneer event in the pugilistic line U  scheduled for the evening of the 23rd iu th*  Vendome Hall. Sammy Taylor, champion  of New York Y. M. C. A., w ill have it go with  "Kid" Hutch, of Victoria. Both are bantam*  and  smart boys.   The w restlers have both  frond reputations and good  sport Is prnis-  <.<���<] tutlu><.f nku M.ttru<L  M  -Vil  ��� ���<  V .'H  '- -Ml  ^ ATLIN,'   H.  C,    SATURDAY,    MAY   =o7    tSoo.
Tine Ati.in ■' Claim.,
Published   /every     Saturday    morning   by
Cowan & Maokay. "
Office of publication: _,
Kant Av.'lii>t\VP(;u First'urid Lnke'.'Atlin, B.C.
Advertising rates made known on application.
Our subscription price in *>5 a yciir, payable in advance! No paper w ill 1m* delivered
unless these conditions are complied w ith.
A SERIOUS  MISTAKE.    ,       ■'
The miners'_ meeting' 'held last
Saturday was1 in. some respects a
success'and in others a failure.
• The idea of arbitratioiKreceived the
hearty entlorsation of those assembled. But when a gentleman arose
and moved three names and an attempt was made to have these accepted without further nominations
it was obvious to all present that a
slate had teen fixed. To this the
crowd rightly dissented, no matter
now capable the men might'te in
their particular calling".
All people doing business in Atlin district ;vre greatly interested in
. an early settlement of these disputes. In our last issue we supported the idea of arbitration and
sec no reason to change our jxxsi-
tion. Hut while we may urge upon
' the miners the- advisability of taking this course that is as far' as we
feel disposed to go. The selection
of the board should have teen left
entirely in the hands of those most
interested. ; "'
The gentlemen who were instrumental in organizing lastSaturday's
meeting did nothing wrong in arranging .for a chairman, secretary,
speakers and a motion favoring arbitration. The proceeding, up to
this point received the approval of
the crowd. It was when Mr. Young
nominated three gentleman and an
apparent effort made to rush them
through that the meeting protested.
It appeared as if everything had
been prearranged. The nominations should have couie voluntarily
from the crowd one at a time. Had
this teen done in the beginning;
there is no doubt that good men
would have teen selected and the
meeting dispersed enthusiastic for
its success.
The amount of wages to Ik* paid
the arbitrators, as stated by one of
the speakers, is the maximum
amount allowed by the act.
Of the1 three gentlemen named we
have .nothing to say further than
that they bear good reputations.
frionds.of the American boys, thut we,'l»eing
so few in numbers compared to the insurgents,,would all be driven back into the wall
eity Hut they were mistaken. We just.
drove them buck like sheep uud mowed them
down like hay.". t        , >
Another letter dated Santa Pedro Mucuti,
in trenches along the river, live miles from
Manila, Murch 7: Time seems rather long
here fov we are not permitted to leave our
trenches or advance upon the enemy,buttho
time is soon at hand when something must
be done, for most of the troops are now in.
i think they now have a sufficient number to
Continue their, work to the end. We will
soon be sent to ituurters to rest for it has
been very trjing on us so fur. £ hope they
will settle the question soon as I am anxious
for a change. The condition of the non-
combatants is terrible, so many of the aged
-without homes or support of any kind.
There seems to be much talk about our holding our o\\ u v. ith the euemv. [i they would
turn us loose we would make short work of
them. The iofficers huve u hard job holding
their men. Tim insurgents hu\e only a few
small cannon but their rifles urn better than
, '-. ' SURPRISE LAKH,   , , '   '
**++***++*'*i+*++********+*NO^ OPEN
Bunks, drinks and meals.      Private rooms for-ladies. .-. Special rates for
.„   packers.    Open day and night., \"Mail leaves.for Atlin daily., „ ,,, '
<    Gold taught.    " -       . ;■ *     •     ,
Queen's Birthday
ut Hotel Victoria
'     ' :' To be Celebrated at '
Surprise Lake
May 22nd,
Hector and Jos. Lamar Write from
the Far East.
Mr. I.uinur, resident of Atlin, has two sons
id the First Washington regiment now stu-
lioued iu the Filippinos, from whom be received two *.wy interesting letters lately.
From San Francisco to Manila they had it
pleasant trip. The only complaint was over
the grub 'served. The following is a specimen of one duy's . bill of fare: Breakfast,
herring, potatoes and dried peuehes; dinner,
canned horse (canned beef), potatoes; supper,
sluiugulliuii (beef stew), and bread or hard
tack. Speaking of Munilu ono of them says:
"The only things that reminds me of our
country is the luud and grass; most all else
is different." A lotter dated Feb. S2, Sun
Pedro Mucuti, P. I., is iu part us follows:
"We. have becu celebrating for ij days now
uud siuce the start many insurgents were
killed. February 4th uud 5th we disposed of
5,V«I uud we dou't know bow many wont
floating down the river into the ocean and
every day siuce muuy were killed. Feb. -Otli
we in ado a charge through the woods after
thorn and found they hud large blockades
all over, built of heuv y stones und dirt, so we
lircd ou them aud the lurge iield cannon
shot ut them uud smashed the forts all to
pieces and then we ilew ufter them and killed
ubout l&U. livery day is like thut. When we
first cumc here the place whs full of churches
and now we have destroyed all of tbeui. The
iusurgeuts used these churches us forts and
to keep guns and aiumuuitlon iu. Our heavy
gnus guve them a few explosive shells and
blew them all to piece*. We captured Suutu
Ann, Suutu Pedro Mucuti, Pubic and other
tuwub and was out us fur us Pusu, but received orders to drop it trnd fall buck to Sun
Pedro Mucuti, beottuw* we already hud more
irruuud tliuu we could bold. We expect more
troops every day uud when they arrive we
will kill every uitfger iu sight. Some may
think wc are liviug bard, but Wo are uot.
• We receive our oieals three times a day und
«at well. There are about 100 insurgents to
•every one. of us. mid it bus often been said by
.Spaiiiunls uud even linglish people,  '".vim lire
The Prospector's Soliloquy.
To sink or uot to sink? Thut isthe question—
Whethei 'tis litter iu the prospector to sell
The   highly   metalliferous   eroppings   for a
song, ' ' J
Or using muscle In dig don n
And thus, by perseverance, strike it rich.
To work, to sink, und by that sinking strike
a lead, - '
Of gold or silver, or finest copper glance
Thut lurk is heir to.   'Tis u consummation '
Devoutly to bo wished.   To sink, to blast;
To blast, perchimee to bust.   Aje, there's the
' rub.
For ut a shallow depth w hut base'may come
When'we have shovelled  off the uneertuiu
Must give us pause.   There's- the respect
Which makes calamity of u prospect hole.
For who cun tell what pinch may come below
The urgentiforons stuff—component parts of
The   metalliferous,   decomposed   conglomerate       '•
Kruption of nature, ull broken up. perchance,
The insolence of luckier purds; and then
The chance the miner tukes by siukiugshaft,
While, ha himself, might be much better off
By simply waiting.   What is It we would not
But thut the dread of something,yet unseen,
The undiscovered  pay streak (perhaps not
That makes us rather  raise monuments we
have ■ .• .      ■-• '
Than open up the ground we knpw uot of—
Thus, prospecting makes cowards of us all;
And so, the prospects of u big bonanza , ,
Are sickled ore by some dark otisse'd doubt!
And speculators in u surface prize,
Do thus regurd their interest, turn aside,
And lose perehunce a million.
So as not to,clash with Discovery and Atlin cities.
During tlie day athletic contests"will te'held as.under; no entrance
fee.    Prizes given by the Manager.
Gold Commissioner Graham will act as judge; Surveyor-General
Hrownlee as starter, and T'.  R. Billett clerk of
" *  "   ' " the "course.   ■'
Pack Race, prize, 585.     .   ■     ■. flapjack first.
Climbing Greasy.Pole, prize,'a ham. .Inhibition of Cavaly Sword Exer-
Cock fighting, prize, $5.'       , .else aud Lancet-Exercise.      •"   ■ .,
Ugly Face Competition, prize, $2:50.       Second   prizes   will be' given  if
Best Pistol Shot at  15 yards, prize, ,there are a sufficient'number of en-
' $2.50 (provided-you. own- pistols, tries.  *■ '   1   "■' ; ''
and ammunition.)      .... A  Grand Smoking - Concert and
Flapjack race, prize,- $5,' to'whoever' Bonfire"in the evenino-.   ''
lights fire; 'cooks and eats his own ,■   ■ ..
A Home for all" the Old
Timers of  Kootenay.
J Knjoy home accommodation
by stopping at
The Exchange
i Choicest liquors und cigurs
j iu the city." Table und beds
I unsurpassed.   Meals at ull hours.
1      ., ,
1   Maher and Mead.
The fight over Headman's island at Van-
cover still wuges us fierce us ever. The Do*
minion government found that Mr. Lud-
gate's lease is valid. Since then the Proviii;
eiul government have been looking into old
records and now claim the ownership of
both the island and the park proper. Thej
have plnoed u guard on the island to protect
their interests.
The C. P. 15.
in Vancouver.
is building an  east  end depot
Rant & Jones,
Pearl St., Atlin, B. C.
Newly Furnished,
Ivirst-Cluss Accommodations.
Wines. Liquor*, Ete.
A. K. McDONALD, Proprietor.
Discovery St. and First Avenue.
When you come to Discovery
Take shelter under the
Finest of Liquors.
Good dining'rooni ruu
iu connection.
H. CANCELLOK, Cuterer.
J. Maher, Manager.
Comer - 2nd; and Discovery,
JL       ' '      HOTEL.
Good Liquors,       Good Wines,
Fine Cigars.
"' Howe & Olsen, Proprietors.
Frist and Discover}-, Atlin.
Valuators and general business
Agents, Sale and Storage Rooms.
Pearl Avenue,  atave First Street,
Atlin, B. C.    ,;.'.
Thirty years' experience in the .leading
mining camps of the world. j
Consignments handled to the best advantage and prompt returns made.
Will sell publicly or privately, as desired,
ull kinds of merchandise, houses und lots,
furniture, live stock, mines, etc.
Business conducted on broad-gauge principles. Wuteh this space for future .lids, and
ilntcw of miles.
Kverything First Class.
Kates Heusonuble.
Choice Wines and Liquors.
Meuls night and da>.
JOHNSTON   &   KIERSTEAP,    Proprietors.
Good Liquors,
Good Wines
and Cigars.
. Beds and Meals a Specialty.
Disco verv.
: -. -.■■.'.'.  V
Opknk" on the 22jid .of Armi/ Laht.
All kinds of liquors and cigurv.   Good aci
commodutiou.' Formerly of Teslin Lake.
' SAB-BIN & McINNES, Pliors.       '
.V'Tut Hotel
hi Atlin.
Kink Liojkimh ani»
(iuuu  Ho4lll>.
A I.. .(.SAL'AHNO, Prop.
I The British Hostelry
I '
l t.
!     A spot where the weary sojourner
tcan find rest.
Pearl street
The swellest little spot in
Atlin wherein to buy
anything in the Fancy
Line. Smokers' Supplies.
Archie L. Brownlee, Proprietor.
First-Class Goods
And   First-Class   Service.
Rates Reasonable.
Choice Winet*,,
Liquors and Cigais.
JAS.   H.   RUSSELL,, Proprietor.
-'Wholesale Dealer in
CANVAS    UbSJi,      COTTON      .DUCKS;
9 to 13 Water St.. Vancouver.'
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^*«*>i<mmimtt3n)fstiti!. u  I ( ',-  ,',' ^',M  #vi  .VT-LIX,   "B. C,   SATLRDAV,-   MAY'-ao, vi.wjg.  b  V  *  0  <+r"  lV  ll   i  THE MINERS' MEETING  v, v  Arbitration Unanimously Endorsed  by, the-Assemblage.  Three Arbitrators. Selected After  Considerable'- Wrangling, s"\.;  The meeting'of miners held1 lust Suturduy  afternoon was attended ,"by u tremendous  crowd, a very large'number coining-down  from Pine, Spruce and other creel���. ~ *  Mr, Clifford, M. P. P., culled the meeting  to order'uud noiniuuted.il. O. Helgesen.'M.  P. P., for chairman, and H. Covvun us socrc-  tary. The nominations were endorsed by  the* mooting! - ���  ' Mr. Hu'lgusen 'on taking the ohiiii4 pointed  out the necomtity of doing something inime-  diutely to settle dlspptes. He urged that the  miners submit their cases to a fairly.appointed board of arbitration. If three good  miners could be selected uud lndiiced'to uct  they v\ ould be fur hotter than u judge. The  most of them hud come in here 'under'' very  trying1 conditions uud it would lie a pit.v if  they were not able to get to work on their  claims until lute in the Hummer.  Mr. Clifford was the next speaker and up-  prised the audience thut he vvus an Irishman  and boas-ted of the quality of the w hisk.v  manufactured there. The meeting was iu no  sense a political one. It wan called for .the.  , purpose of, devising Home w ay by w hich the  existing disputes might be Mettled. He did  uot believe the judge w ould be here before  some time iu July. Mr. >Graham, he said,  hud no pow er to settle disputes. Therefore  he hoped the miners would conclude to settle  them by arbitration.  Gordon Hunter was next introduced und  explained the workings of the Arbitration  Act. The essence of the net wan consent, resubmitting their cases to a board of arbitration they would avoid the tedious delays of  supreme court procedure.  Thomas Batenian was heartily iii sympathy with the idea* and-hoped the meeting  would act on the advice of previous speakers. He instunced u cane w here one man hud  staked his claim six times to ward oft others.  Mr. Clifford moved thut a show of hands be  taken on the Question of arbitration. On  the motion being put it w us carried unanimously.  F. McB. Touug then moved that Messrs.  Hunter, Butemun and Clifford be the board  of arbitration. Iu a short speech he pointed  out the good Qualities of these gentlemen.  The chairman was ubout'to put the motion  when   Sailor   Bill    interrupted,   protesting  'that the whole affair vvas a scheme to pro-  ' vide these three gentlemen w ith u fut job.  Another gentleman nominated a'Mr. Mc-  Cord.  Considerable interruption und protestations followed, when the motion wus finally  amended by submitting each name to the  meeting.       ��� t      '  The names of Messrs. Hunter uud Clifford  received the assent of . the meeting uud  Messrs. Batemun and McCord were vo'ted  down. , .,.   :  C. H. Caton was finally selected us the third  arbitrator.  The chair then stated thut it w ould be necessary for ull those w ho were w illing to arbitrate their disputes to sign u document  which would be read to  reading u number went  tached their signatures  meeting adjourned.  MBKTINO  Al   MHOOVl.m .  Tlie three arbitrators held a meeting ut  Discovery on Monday night uud explained  many features of the work, und arranged  thut ull who signed the document would pay  SI, and the loser of the claim puy >i5.  on the boards for the 23rd. - The officers of  the "Ladles' Auxiliary are: ..President, Mrs.  Hitchcock: 'vice-president,' Mrs.' Ogilvie;-  secrotur.v -trrusurer, Mrs. Galarno.        '  FIVE CENTS A POUND  Will  From  them.    After the  forward . and at-  After   this   the  WALTZING FOR CHARITY.  Last Saturday Night's Ball a Grand  Success.  When the ladies put their hands to'ah}  movement success is theirs. The dunce given  by the Ladies Auxiliary for the benefit of  the hospital in Rice & Hustie'h dining room  lust Saturday evening proved a mone.v -maker, aud the poor unfortunates who are in  u would-be hospital without fire-wood will  appreciate the warmth of this uddition to  their depleted institution. A sum close to  S-100 wus realised.  Dancing was kept up till 1J:,)()���short and  sweet���but it was guy while it lasted. Miss  Simson's wheel of fortune, presided over  by herself and Miss Burns, lost none of its  old-time charm for those who like to pick  out Dexter iu a field of 20, aud when the cush  was counted SoO stood to her eredit.  Of course an event of this nature couldn't  go by without our local photographer putting his stump upon it. He accordingly took  a flash-light and now exhibits it in front of  his place of business. Some of the faces are  good und natural aud some the other way.  The best of ull is the one looking up at the  ceiling and fingering his diamond all the  while. This is naturul uud comes from putting tho up-set price to near the roof. Perhaps there wus a blue-print up there.  The ladies having charge of the affair are  deserving of ull praise in the way they hun-  iIIim] the ilntiiiN.   We midersfand  another is  Be  the  Freight Rates  -:   -1 'Puget Sound Points.  ' 'In it new turiff sheet of the White Puss *  Yukon'Company," which was recently issued  and will go into effect at the opening of  navigation, the follow ing freight rates a  ton ure quoted from Puget Sound mul British Columbia ports:  TojAtlin������ .  Less than ten' tons  Over ten tons '  To Duw son��� '"  First ^eluss   .       ,. "���  Seeond'cluss*     . "  Third  cluss  Live stock are to  be taken to  the flat rute of 382 a head. -'  The passenger rates, as decided upon and  to go Into effect at the same time, urn us follows: ,  1st cluss.    2nd cluss.  To Duw son "    3135 00      ���' $127 BO  To'Atllu j   HOO .   ��7 50  Children between the ages of 3 und 1,2 .veurs  are to be carried at half rates. On first class  tickets 1B0 pounds of baggage is to be carrieil  free und 7.r> pounds on half tickets. Meals  und berths on steumers are included in the  cost of tickets in each cuse.<  E.L HUMAN  ���    <  - v  Funeral   Director'  and  ..Embai.mer /   ,-   ' -/ ���  Third and Discovery,    Atlin, B. C.  u  Bodies Embulmed for Shipment a Speeialt.v.  Orders on short notice.        ' '  All kinds of Funeral  Supplies  at  reasonable rates.        ��� '  H  OTEL   O.    K.  ��100  -    >1IK>  r   155  ��� ISO  Dawson at  , Vancouver Notes.  ��� 1 1 V  Major Perrj, of'the Ni W. M. P.. has instructed Supt. Wood at Tagish to allow U. S.  convoys to go over the White Pass to Log  Cabin: *i        - '_ '.     ���".    .'  . Cinder paths on Georgia street, Vancouver,  are now completed. "       t  General Truffie Manager Gruj, of the White  Puss Ac Yukon Ruilw aj , who w as in Vancouver lust w eek, says that 1,350,000 lbs. of freight  were booked in that city during April. Most  of the bookings during the mouth have been  for Atlin, but large quantities of stuff have  been sent on to Dnvvsou.  . The .-Trades Ac Labor Council, Vancouver,  have decided that the 8-hour law in metalliferous mines should be given a trial und  protest against the suspension of the act by  the'Government.      \r,   ,       ,  The tailors' strike is still on for a 10-hour  work day.  The Hastings mill has resumed operations  and is in full blast.  "Ian McLaren" (Dr. J. Watson, D. D^) appeared at the Opera House Friday, April  27th. -    -  The Dockrill bovs, tho druggists, came in  a w eek or so ugo, and they brought in the  biggest shipment of medicines ever carted in  this wn). They both come from New Westminster, B. C, uu old tow n on the banks of  the Fruser river, w here sulmon bellies are  salted und made ready for the outside market. W. A. Dockrill w as dispensing in Curtis  & Co.'s for six years, and when about, to  leave for the north his friends und acquaintances pooh-hood the idea and advised him to  stay home.  ./'Hud a good trip, delighted with the country, the townsite and the people," he said  yesterday, "and I'm plunging myself in the  district' for futurity with one store iu Atlin  and otic Pine City. The stock of drugs is  complete and we'll be here when the gold  starts to come dow n the sluices."  ��������*  Choice  Liquor:  First. Avenue*.  \\ ines, '    ���  . uud CigUI'r,.  WM. CUROl., Manager.  i  -,'  ,- I  , '"'1  J  V      ���  THE  QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY  ��� A TLIN I,  AUNDRV.  CORNER   LAKE AND RANT.  First-cluss work 'done in all its  branches.  ���    / 1 L  Mrs.  Hayes,  Proprietress.  s  HELTON & CO.  UPHOLSTERERS,  Importers mid  Manufacturers of  Fine Furniture.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  PRINCIPAL   BATH' HOUSE  AND ' LAUNDRY.  Best  Equipped ��� Establishment  .   ,  * in Atlin.  i ' '   i  Lake Street, near Sawmill.   ���'  J>  STOREY,  Wholesale Denier in  Saddlery, Horse Clothing, ,  ' To be fittingly  Celebrated  in Atlin   !  SEVEN HUNDKKT)  DOLLARS    '  IN PRIZES.  Pack Saddles, Etc.  Hustings Street, Vancouver, B.  Etc.  A  TLIN LOUNGE AND MATTRESS FACTORY.   ' _  Wire Woven Springs'in  Stock.  j.  First  D.   DUKIL,  and   Discovery.  2UMSON;S. VARIETY bTuRE.  S  Carrying1 a   lnrgre stock of ���  Stationery, Tobacco, Etc.'  Ladies'   Wearing   Apparel   is   a .Special  Feature.  First and Rant Streets.  A  Send  NDY LINTON,    BOAT  BUILDER,  VANCOUVER, B. C.'       ' ���  your measurements and  he  will do the rest.  Taku & Atlin Tramway  Across the Portage  From Taku City  . To Atlin Lake,  Will be in Operation when First  Steamers Arrive.  /  BILL YOUR FREIGHT  TO THE TRAMWAY  And thereby insure it��  Quick and Safe Delivery  At Atlin, B. C.  '      M. J.  MACGRICGOK,  Agent.  O. K.  BATHS  BARBER  SHOP  The bath rooms ure equally us good  us found in cities. Side entrance for  ladies. , ��� ''  LINK & PRATT, Props,  First Street.  Applications for land.  Sixty duys- from dute hereof I intend to apply .to the Chief Commissioner of Lands  ior permission to leuse or purchase three islands forugriculturul purposes (I herew ith  acknowledge pumping station rights previously applied for) containing twenty-nine  acres more or less and situate opposite Atlin  tovvnsite in.u westerly direction on Atlin  Luke, each islund being stuked w ith an  initial post on its northwestern e\tremitj.  WM. S. C. BLIZARD.  Atlin, B. C, April 10. 1899.  a.  Licensed Mining and Real Estate ' Brokers.  Claims and Real Estate Bought  '     -and Sold.  Complete arrangements  are  made  for the purchase of lots at the  Government Sale.  Leave, your   instructions.  F'irst  Street.  Take notice thut we, the undersigned,  thirty duys ufter dute, intend applying to the  Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands und Works  for a lease of land situate on Pine Creek  ut junction of Spruce and Pme Creek trails.  Commencing ut a post marked s.vv. coi ner,  running thence ."> ���chains north, thence 10  chains east, thence 5 chains south, thence  buck to point of commencement.  F. H. STIRLING.  LOUIS cuppagi:.  May 5th, 189!".  Notice: Pierson und Vincent huve this day  located five acres of ground for gurden purposes, situated as follows: Commencing at  a post in the centre of Discovery und Sixth  streets, running one hundred andseventj-  four rods east by north, parallel w ith Discov -  ery street, thence seventy-five rods no'rth to  location stuke; thence north forty rods:  thence west twonty rods; thence south iorty  rods: thence east twenty rods to locution  stake. Wm. N. Piekson,  S. S. VlNCMNT.  Atlin, May 9,1899. mlftj'5  Atlin's Pioneer 24th of'Muv.  �� ,  . ' 1. ��� *  Gala Day from 10 a. nr. ''till sunset'  and "There'll be a hot time iu ,  Atlin that night."   \  v - OFFICIAL PROGRAMME  Of   Sports   for   Queen's",Birthday  ., Celebration in Atlin, B. VC-.V- 4  May 24th, 1899.      - ''' '  Oration to bp delivered  at 10 u. in. by Rev.  Mr. Prin;yle from platfonn erccted'ut corner  of First und Pearl streets.'        "     . "''    ' '"  MORNING PROGRAMME. "' >  10:30 a. m.���Putting shot, corner Discovery  and First streets, First prize -J^O: 2nd, s.10.,,  10:lr> a. 111.���Sack.race   Vannouver Hotel to1  corner  First  und Discover?  streets, 1st," >d();  2nd, >5. ' a. ��� /      i <���  11 u. 111.7-jTossing caber, corner,,FirHt and  Discover) streets. 1st 320; Jud s,10.  11:1) u. m.���(Quarter mile  ruce,'sturt oppo-  siteiMcIntosh's store, run to corner First and  Discover) streets, 1st S1U: 2nd >J3.�� ..... '.. , ,  -11: t"> a. m.���Throw nig fiG-lb. w eight."at corner First and Discoverv, Jst ^20: 2nd >10.'  , -'AFTERNOON PROGRAMML\ -.    1 *  1 p. in.���100-yard dash, start opposite Mcintosh's store, run towards Pearl street, 1st  fiJO: 2nd >13. * * '    "  l:l"i p. m.���Polo vaulting at corner of Pearl  and First streets. 1st >2ll:,2iid >10.     '      1  1:!1() p. m.���Pack nice, So-lb. pack, same  course us UK)-)urd ruce, 1st ^20: 2nd SU). ,    ���  l:4i p. 1111.���Hurdle-race, 120 yards, over  same course as KKI-yurd ruce, 1st >20: 2nd 510.  2 p. m.��� Mule ruce, start Watson avenue up  First to Discovery street, 1st >20: 2nd $10.  '2:1)1 p. m.���Pack-a-back race,, one purtner  eurn  the other 50-)urds, then change'and be  Carried 30 .vards to finish. 1st \>(); 2nd -sJO.  ���2:30   p. m.'���Broad'jump, sunie ,ground as  jpole v uultiug, 1st S20: 2nd *10.  2:4">  p. m.���Mule puck ruce,   200-lb.   puck,  same course us mule ruce, 1st >-20;'2nd 310.  ,   'A p. m.���Running high jump, same place as  pole vaulting, 1st 320; 2nd $11).  3:1") p." m.���220-yurd dash, from opposite Mcintosh's store towards /lruinor avenue, 1st  ���3.10; 2nd &]3. ~ >  3:30 p. in.���Pony race, under 15'huhds high,  same course as mule race, 1st ^30; 2nd 31t.  3:43 p. m.���Steeple, chase, same course us  .mule race, 1st h40; 2nd $20. "   "       t  1 li. m.���Running' hop, step und jump, sumo  place us pole vuulting, 1st ^20: 2nd slO.     ���  4:15 p., m.-=-Tug-of-vv ur, Cupt.., Thugurd's  team vs. Cupt. Runnie's at corner Pearl and  First, .3.30. ��� /"<,."'  f:.iu p. m.���Log-cutting contest-in- front of  Atlin   Hotel,  Watson avenue, 1st ���<��'): 2nd 310.  Three entries necessarj to ensure second  prize being given.     ��� ���     *.       ���  All competitors are warned to be read) on  time as no deluv will be,allowed. .All events  to be called off promptly on time.  Morning programme on Discover) street;  ufternoon events, corner First and Peurl  streets, log-cutting contest, Watson avenue.  t Finish of all horse races, corner Discover)  and First streets.  _  -       ,  Prizes will be paid iu cash on day of  races.  All events ure open; no one barred, and no  entrance fee.  ,10L. clarki:, -  Secretary Demonstration Committee.  ��� con (javk'the quken.  (Cut this out   for  use on the 21th,  us 110  other programmes w ill bo printed.)  MASONIC NOTICE.  All Masons take notice that a Masonic  register is kept at the office of Robt. R.  Muitland. First Street. Atlin, where they ure  requested to cull and record their names,  w hether ut present in Atlin, or upon their  arrival.  In case of needed relief for imv member of  the cruft please inform any of the follow ing  members of the Atlin Masonic Relief Association, vi/..:  F. Mc��. YOUNG,.        ROBT. 11. MAITLAND,  A. S. CROSS, J. N. ROSE.  C. D. MASON, JNO. H. KILMKR,  R. R. MAITLAND. Secretur.v.  Take notice thut we, Robert Dinsdale nnd  D. L. Kelly, 30 days after dute intend to up-  ply to the Chief Commissioner of Lands und  Works for permission to leuse or purchase the  following described lund containing ubout  !> acres for agricultural purposes, viz.: Commencing ut u point one-half mile from Atlin  Lake, bounded on the south side b) Discov -  ery truil and running about 7 chains parallel  with the said trail toward* Atlin Luke;  thence ut right angles north-west Tchuius;  thence at right angles north^eustl chains;  thence ut right angles south-west 7 chains to  the point of commencement.  RORT. DTNSDA LL.  I). L. KELLY. ���  Atlin, 11. C Muy 3th, 18U9.  Atlin Lake and Bennett Lake Mining Divisions, Cassrar District.  Notice Is hereby (riven that the close season  proclaimed b) the order of W. J. Rant, Gold  Commissioner, duted October 13th, 1W, in  hereby extended until the '5th tiny of June,  1890, uud thut all plucor claims legally held in  the Atlin Luke uud Bennett Luke Mining Divisions are luid over till the suid 13th day of  June, 180(1, und all the lay overs grunted during the suid close season are extended accordingly to suid lust mentioned dute.  _ J.-D. GRAHAM,  Gold Commissioner.  Atlin, II. C'Muy  12th, IhOfl.  '   -    -!  V  lll.Hlia.UUlWIUHMM'B'WOifyW , f'  ATLIN,    H.  C,  'SATURDAY,    MAY  Wnhave. imide,arr��ugcmeritx with John McCarthy for the exclusive handling of Tltf.  Claim on tlm cranks arid at Discovery. Per-  (uantiut subsy<rlbcr�� at the latter will have  their papers lelt at the Gold House until such  time as the luxury ol u post-office is afforded thorn. Our subscription rate is ��5 a year,  payable ahead of time.   Single copies 25c.  PICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  *i  McCarthy A Co.. Stovos and Hardware.  '      (turns & McDoiigull have ladles' shoes.  j  ' McCarthy  A Co., Station and  Circulating  Library, ">00 volumes.  Call on Burns A Mc.Dougall for Ntruw  huts.  Tho owners about Discovery on Pine began  fluieiug this week.  McCarthy A Co., Cheap Groceries, Discovery between First and Second.  We huvevre.eei\ed a communication from  Civ itas and w ill appear next week. .  T. Howard, with a party of live from Dyeu,  is taking 2,3tli) lbs. of freight up to his claims  on Wright creek.  Kd. Stewart returned trom Otter the first  of the wobU. Snow is very donp and prospecting difficult as yet. ,  Tom Cox unil W. R. Craig went up to  Spruce on Tuesday to look at some claims in  which they are interested..  W. A. Speuco brought down some gold  from Mcliee creek last week taken from  Louis Cri'i'iiuca's claim, 25 above Discovery.  ' Uirt A Dickinson have ordered a coach from  Victoriuy and as soon us navigation opens  will place it on the Atliu-Discovery route.  Chits. R. Ourbvidfje, of Discovery, hus ur-  ruugwltur take all mail from the post office  here forthoso who leave their ntnues at his  place.  J. Custellu und W. J. (.ribbons.of Pine City,  hint week purchased throeclaiins <>u Wilson,  creek and are. going right to work to develop them.  Ed. <t. Garden. AtUnvs popular und talented  younsr architect* has been instructed to pro-  need with the. preparation of plans for tho  injiu government offices.  A wityoo road hus been constructed from  Discovery-to Surprise. The first team went  over it Tuesday. Messrs. Packard A Young  bore the expeime of the work.  Fred. Bauri the victim of the recent shoot-  lust cuue, is on a fair way to recorery. He  w III uot loose the ute. of his eye as was at one  ���irae supposed. Mr. Litfutga has uot .vet returned.  S-erviue* will bo held In tho First Presby-  ferfau church, corner Third and Discovery,  on Sunday at 10:30 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday  school *r3.:'Ji�� p. in. Rev. John Prlngle, B. A.,  toluister.  M. <r-. MbLeud* has taken uuto himself a  purtireiv and ha�� moved his residence a  notch lilghor up tho hill. In company with  K. U. Searkvu iniiilug-ougriiiwr, he occupies  Mr. Vicker's office on Pearl.  n. A. Barrvopi��n��riiu!r on Eutrle Creek, Is in  Atlin making iirrung.eiueiits for the taking  wp of lutnbor to that crook for sluicing purposes. Evorythlii? '��oka well with the ex-  feptiott of five feet of snow on the creek.  <; ipt. Muter, u,Tiim it j m Lijvxtxrt< 1 work  >,u a .'i Kl-fuot vvx!i?rlj.nt on Pine below Discovery t wit wa'jIctii-s'J-a.'i 1 \-> |niihlu; her on to  ���> irly complQliou. Tlii? captain has great  hop is unil nsi����".ts t<> titltr" out big iniiiiev.  R. .ra.<m�� do  L-unarsr au:l  K. Crom are the  hig^ost ruirrUu.ers of yovariiiueut realty in  Atlin.    Tin* former parch isp I 10 lot, aud include I   in   toe   number  ure  several  in tho !  Buuthcrn Pfirt of   the city.   Improved lots !  are the last uatned. j  Dave BuitoiivOf Pino City, gues out on the 1  first boat- to x>i8$�� up some business affairs  at Vancouver. ^Hti ik^usiog a w hisky bottle  tor aculdMttcJ*"an4.\yJffihav�� it full by* that  time from gol.l ho.has washed, bv way of  samples, from all tho Pine Creek claims.  Skinio uieu at I.o*elll'�� sawmill su.v, what  tlujv supposed to be.H man struggling in the  w'ufr nt the southern end of the secon 1 island. A man started for uss'st nice aud by  ���ho tinus ho reached Discovery street found  eiiawirh nioo w illing to go to the rescne. By  tbe time the party reached tho scene of the  iillcged accident uo truce was found of anything save a l.olo iu the ice.  Some very oucouragiu ; reports are being  I'iiTiilutid t'icse days from McKee Creek,  ��rid in tho judgment of some of the mining  i��un it promise  ground yet lound in tho Atlin district     Tho ; q R  ���rold Is heavy, specimens weighing ^/.00 being |  axhihitcd. Work ic commencing on many  of the creek claims, un I the benches are I  claiming some uttentiou. Tho creek bus u j  go��'(l grade and he 1 rock can be reached |  iu mo.-t of tb'i clniios without trouble. If'  our information is- corruct, McKet; Creek '  v/|ll stand umuug the Itonunzus of Atlin in  the unur future.  W.  Uuillie,  an  old   uuwspuptir man on the i  ���xvjtt and interior of British Columbia, came j  iu Monday, and with him came u small package "f t)l"* fr'1*   '"^ (*Jt'*I>' overlooked by  the Y.iucnuver t,ype-supplier wlieu filling his |  Atliu order. We intended repaying Mr. Bail- ,  lie   with   a town  lot,  but  since  the   upset i  went too biarh we linvc eluinged it to a print,  lie )s representing a   bo>t% of  papers on  the  oiiis-ido. un'!  go"ii nod true uows w ill be the  isi-ip".   1).  U. Luv-reiicp,  ii  ininiug engineer,  ftc-'ouiviatiiu'l biiu from SUuiruu.v.   The luttiji-  gu.itbiiiiHii   is   a  vjou I   >  get  him cornered touch hiiri  up  with   She  Was Bred iu Old Kentucky.  M. McDougall,' of Burns and McDougulU  came iu last Sunday from Seattle.  People who own dog teams are reoucstod  by Mr. Rosselli to leave them at home on  the 21th, or eLse there will be a funeral.  A. L. Clark, from Vernon', a mining man of  experience, is taking iu Surprise Lake, Pine  and- Spruce creeks with a view to buying  something.   ,  The Australian club w ill celebrate the 2+th  by holding a banquet at the Vendome. Noted  as the Australians are for hospitality the  affair is bound to be a success.' ��� .>     '  R. C. Auzer, manager of the first bank of  Log Cabin and proprietor of the Skookum  House of that place, arrived in town lust  Wednesduy w ith encouraging reports from  Fallon crook on the Runtuil trail.       '  The re-murriuge in Atlin of David Pence to  Minnie Louise Nash (widow), on Wednesduy,  May 10th, by the Rev Fred. L. Stephens,, is  announced. Tho event took place at Mr.  Ponce's residence, corner Fourth and Discovery . ' !  Two men grew u little strong the other'  night uud pummoled-iiu ex-uiounted police-,  num. They woro kept in the lock-up until  their hreutlu, were purged of alcoholic  fumes. Vol" 'Onner fined them $'J0 und costs'  or three mouths iu tail and bound them over  to Ueop the peace. '  W. Kanuie and J. II. Moore have started it  logging camp on O'Dounel creek. Mr. Ran-  nie went up on Monday aud came down last  Thursday. H�� w eut up on the ice and came  down on something more substantial. Most  of the timber in that neighborhood, he says,  has been chopped regardless of symmetry. .  We have an architect iu town, aud his  name is Garden, lie takes after a good fat  uncle, one of those fellows that Caesar said  so much about sleeping well o' nights; not  the lanky boys who sleep with one eyo open.  The uncle is mayor of Voneover,agood man,  and the nephew follows suit in ull these  heredlturies. Kdwurd G. showed us, plans  yeuterduy of what is to be the pioneer wharf  of Atlin. This structure is to be commenced  immediately, the lumber, logs and stones to  be used in this connection are already on the  ground. The structure will be 40 by til) and  have a good approach for wagons from both  Lake and Peurl streets.  ���THK-  Merchants Bank of Halifax  incorporated _ 1809,  Paid-up Capital   -   . 'Rest - -   -   -  ���-'   -   -' -   -. -   -   -  ���*- - -    ���*���.''     ���* '   .  A   general' Banking' business   tran-ucted.  ','...'      ,    ',, purchased..,   X- t ���) t/  f  Drafts issued and money transferred'to'any part of the,world  -    -   $1,500,000.00  -    - $1,256,000.00  Gold   Dust   assayed  and  -W  The First Bank  SPENCER  to Open In Atlin.  t  -v Manager Atlin Branch.  P. BURNS *5> CO.  Wholesale   -  CORNKR  9  and   -   Retail   -   Butchers.  First   amd   Pearl   Streets. '    "  Builders0 Hardware, Miners" Supplies,  Tinware,  Granltware,  Etc., Etc.  TINSHOP  IN  CONNECTION.  TI10S. DUNN  & CO. (Limited.)  FIRST STREET  ATHN, B. C.  ��� ��� 1  TI1C V. P. COMPANY  Carrj- a full line of !  Staple and Fancy Supplies.  Quality First Class.    Pricks Right.     Correspondence Solicited.    Inspection Invited.  FROM SURPRISE.  The Hotel Victoria intend establishing a  blacksmith shop und are building a steam  launch for Surprise Luke.  A smoking concert wus held at Hotel Vic-  tovlu 011 May tilth, and among the visitors  during the week were Mr. Hiliett, of the  Bank of Commerce, Messrs. Hilldidge, Black-  hurne, Wright, Tbj,ime and Hughes.  Mr. Gabriel and the Hunt Brothers proved  good compuny at the concert, und their trio  songs were rendered most admirably.  Tf you read at the top of the second page  von will discover a superb list of sports.  They are mirth producers und no yuvvning  will find place while the progrumme is  being carried out. Among the events is a  cockfight and some Atlin people are taking  up with them a lot of old liens for the  chicken dinner in tho evening.  PARSONS PRODUCE COMPANY,  First , Street.     , ' Atlin,  B.   C  Atlin Lake Lumber Co.  A FABLE.  Once upo.i u time a seagull, being ver)  hungry, to appease his appetite dived into  the sea and caujflit a small fish with which  he was slowly winging his way home, con-  grutuluting himself op his good fortune. An  osprey or sea eugle, noticing the fish in the  gull's beak swooped down upon him, and  being a bigger and stronger bird soon took  away the fish from the poor seugull and ate  it himself, and he uud his companions  chuckled immensely.  Moral.: The only moral the seagull could  deduce was that it was lucky he hadn't  cuught a duck for the result would have  been the same in any case.  Boxing and Wrestling  EXHIBITION.  Tuesday Evening, May 23  Vendome Hall, First St.  (Ll)IITJ'D.)  ROUGH and  DRESSED  LUMBER '  E. Rosselli, Manager.  w.  H.   VICKERS.  Of  All  Kinds.  Pioneer Auction Mart  ORKGORY   &  Auctioneers.  CO.,  . Autiou Sales every   Wednesday  and Saturday at 2-p. ru.  Good prices realized on outfits.  IS  Taylor,   105-lb  New York Y. M. C. A., vs.  Kid Hutch,  of Victoria,   bantam  weight champion of Canada.  10 rounds for a decision  and a side  bet of $100 a side.    Winner challenges any man in the bantam weight  class.  A hot curtain raiser between Jas.  Bradley and the Spruce  Creek Unto rank well vyith the best j kn0\vn.      Best  two   falls in three.  catch  as catch can  ! and toss for choice.  Doors o ieii at 8: m 0.111.    Tickets ^2.  Notice is hereby given thut a rewuril of  r-lvmininn r>f ' >,w wi�� l>t' l>ai<1 '��'t,ls1 <'"venimciit of Brif-  (.llcimpiuil   Ol : isi, Columbia for the apprehension of  ��� .Hid il ) mi fin-r  Grand Victoria Ball!  Wednesday, May 24,  - IN -  Russull'sj   Unfinished   Hotel.  'Queen's Birthduy Ball under the patronage of the following ladies; Mrs. L. A. Olson,  Mrs. and Miss Heck, Misses Huily, Collins,  Francis, Ryan, McNeill, I.umoroau, Simsou,  Mrs. Roberts, Mrs. Francis, Mrs. Burmiui,  und Mrs. Truilnll.  Inviiiitiout, will be issued <<, ladies,  (tr*iitl"ui"ii's licK*"t- *-1.r"'.  GARETT LIKNIItA,  who is charged with'attempted  murder on  May 15th.  Description���Germun, Opeukt, broken English), fair complexion, slight tuft of huir on  his chin, virgin growth. High foreheud, two  teeth in upper jaw separated above tho  averuge.  G. I>. GRAHAM,  (���fover-iment Agent.  B  OARD   OF   TRADE.  A new house on First, between Rant and Pearl.  Wright & CAllhreatu,   Props.  ALLAN & CAMPBELL  Headquarters for  Fine Boots and Shoes,  Rubber Boots, M mors* Pros*  pectors in emSSess Variety*  West  side of Piriit StP �� I  Real Estate Broker,  Conveyancer  1    arid Notary Public.  Cor. Third and Pearl,   opposite  GowOffico.  Atlin Warehouse and  Packing  Company  J: H. KILMER, Manager.  Warehouse and office  N. E. Corner  WATSON & LAKE  Streets.  THE KOOTENAY  DINING  ROOM  A choice lipot lor an  Atlin epicure in which to worship.  Mrs. Miles, Proprietress.  THE.NORTHERN HOTEL,  FIRST street.  The biggest house in Atlin.  Everything first-class.  Thagard   &   Turney,   Proprietors. t  T7ICT0RIA GROCERS.  miners' supplies.  WILSON  &   CURWEN,  First street, Atlin.  rpESLIN RESTAURANT,  Good Meals, Lunch at ull hours. Circulating Library. Stutionery. Fancy goods.  Outfits bought uud sold.  Main stree.t, Pine City.  Mesdames Gamble and Wutsou-Lister, Props.  'CLEOD & SEARLE,  lyjL NOTARIES   PUBLIC,  Miues and Real Estate Bought uud Sold,  1 C'ouveyancjng, Etc.   Satisfaction  , Gijuxauteod.  PliARL AND THIRD,  Also agent fur (tie Atlin Luke Lumber Co.  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