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 is71* '-  ft : *���  *,i  |, 'i  \'P  Itf  11  li.  I*;  1(5  I1'  fi "  j, (__ "7{��'f;^Ll*;*)'^.J.��eTrtr<1*4 - J *   ^ ���-' ?   \  '   /  ��� i'   r. ' > ���"."   ���*'���'.   -," ,      ' i n "' *  ��� < v;, y.',.. ��� v-   *\ r>.;:/*v^/^^v."T:V''/?r-j-v*;.^1''--; '-r-   ' - <"���^>-'/ *v-^vevv" ^'-v ��� ������.>������'  ATLII  VOL.   8.  ATLIN, 13. C,   SATURDAY,     MAY    jo,    1903.  NO.    202\  UP   TO    THE    COUNTRY,  A Summer Blizzard.  Unsavory Developments   in C.  and  W., Railway   Investigation  Causes  Dissolution  of   Prior - Government.  Chief Commissioner of Lands and  Works  and the Attorney General  Asked by the Premier to Resign���Ministers Mclnnes and Prentiss Resign Their Portfolios���Premier Prior Dissolves the 4th  '    Session of the Ninth Legislature.  Blizzards in Alberta  have killed  thousands of cattLe.  Political rumours of all kinds  liave been afloat ' for"ihe last few  days, concerning affairs iii Vicloria,  and as the Management of Thk  Claim deeme*d it .in the interest of  its subset ibers a special despatch  was asked for from the Provincial  Capital, and its receipt shows a  truly interesting state of things :  [Special dispatch.]  Victoria, B. C, May 28th.���  As a result of developments of the  investigation into the circumstances  governing the land grant to the  Columbia & Western Railway Co.,  Premier Prior ou Tuesday last  asked D. M. EbertP, Attorney Gen-  - eral-j and W. O Wells, Chief, Jipra-  missionrr of Lands and Works, to  hand intlieir resignation to the Government, i  Col. Prior, in addressing the  House, said it was impossible for  the members of the Government to  sit together after the results of the  C. & W. investigation were made  known  Came to a Settlement,  The big strike at Montreal was  m( tiled Wednesclaj night. Basis of  .settlement not fuLly reporled yet.  Later.���By a vote of 19 to 16  this .afternoon, a motion by the  Premier " that the House go into  Committee on Supply ' was carried.  < Mr. Oliver suggested that the  Leader of the Government follow  the example of his colleagues and  hand in his resignation.  The Oppooition considers Prior's  dissolution proposition a bluff ancl  that the Lieutenant-Governor will  not (jrant a dissolution until the  Estimates are passed. At all events,  up to a late hour tonight there has  has been no announcement of dissolution or that the Lieut.-Governor has called upon some one "else  to form a Cabinet.  The EartEi Opened.  ' Two thousard persons have been  killed by an earthquake in the  town of Melazhberd, Tuikey. The  entire town was destroyed iu - 30  seconds.  LABOR AFFAIRS.  The Strike Situation -in a Quies-  1 cent State.:  Mail Matters.  The-C. & W. Affair.  At acaucus of the Opposition  that evening it was decided to enter into no compromise with the  Government, so that an appeal to  the country would be the only  course left to the Premier.  To the discomfiture of the Government, the following day, Wednesday, W. W. B. Mclnnes, Provincial Secretary, resigned bis  Portfolio, and was followed by the  -Minister of Finance, J. D. Prentice.  The Premier said that he would  ask the Lieut.-Governor for dissolution, but wanted supplies and one  or two important bills passed.  Hon. Prentice, iu resigning, said  that Eberts should seek a hole and  hide himself. The two who were  carrying on the agitation for the  C. &- W. grants to the C. P. R.  were Eberts and his infamous partner, Taylor.  A motion for adjournment by'the  Premier was defeated by 15 to 17.  while a similar motion by the Leader of the Opposition was also defeated. Mr. Hawthornthwaite,  Socialist Leader, proposed adjournment, but the debate was interrupt-  by the Premier moving adjournment, which was carried by a vote  of 16 to 14."  The Premier promises to dissolve  the House tonight.  The cause of the split up in the  Government ranks is the outcome  oft'-e findings of a special investigating committee appointed to enquire into certain charges preferred  by Mr. Oliver, of Delta, against  the Government, in issuing Crown  grants for railway bonus to the C.  P. R. of valuable coal and oil lands  in south-east Kootenay. Iu brief,  the findings of this Committee are :  "That the Order-in-Council, conveying lauds to the Canadian Pacific Railway was not in public interests ; That the Government permitted answers to questions asked,  bearing on the subject, that were  not in accordance with the real  facts."  What, in all probability, will be  the last mail until navigation opens,  arrived in Atlin on Saturday morning last, via Caribou. "The outgoing mail, which ' left here ou the  20th, inst, was unable to get  through, and the carrier returned  with the niu-uiIi.Viig-'uiail -on Saturday last. ( ,*u  From tiie carriers we learn that  Taku Aim, from Taku to the  Toochi river was practically impassable lor either sled or canoe at the  time they passed over it, while ircm  Toochi nyj-he ice.i? as sojid^as jt_is_  on Atlin Lake'. It' is possibfe that  unless the weather becomes exceedingly warm wilbin the next few  days a mail may leave Atliu for the  outside.  The strike among the miners 011  Pine creek is viitually a thing of  the past. The majoiity of the men  are returning to woik wherever  they can find it. In order to facilitate the construction bffthe.Deeks'  ditch, the ruineis of Gold Run have  entered into a combination with  Mr. Dceks and between thirty and  forty men aie rushing through the  ditch to completion as far as their  line. The arrangements with property owners on Gold Run is said  to be perfectly satisfactory to all  concerned.  The stoppage of the construction  of this ditch was the only ill effect  of the strike, as _ it seriously interfered with the development operations of men who were- in no way  concerned with the labor troubles,  aud at the same time.tied up thousands of dollars iu th? dumps, to the  great   injury of Jthe.owrers  and  others interested witl.itheru.  .   An Eminenr 'ril'ist Dead.  *.Tt-  Speculation is rife as to when  the "first boat" will anive, and  sweepstakes have been opened and  freely patronized. The latest date  is given (at about the 15th prox.,  which is most likely to be the  time when through connections  will be made.  L Bound  for Atlin.  Vancouver, May 29.���Henry  Maluin ancl wife left by the City of  Seattle on Wednesday for Atlin.  A. C. Hirschfeld. O. T. Switzer  and several others leave on the 2nd  prox. by the Princess May.  Which is Your Favorite?  A-Tlie~"��fon. David zn&rtjj u^e*- </���������  the Supreme Court of Canada^ formerly Minister of Justice in'the  Laurier Cabinet, died suddenly at  his home in Ottawa on Friday, 8th  instant.  It is thought that the bursting of  a blood vessel was the cause of  death. Judge Mills was 71 years  of age, and was regarded as the  highest constitutional authority in  the Dominion.  At the Derby races, run ou Wednesday last, there were seven starters. Rocksand won by two lengths,  Vir.icius, a French entry, second  and Flotsam third.  Victoria Day.  Victoria Day in Atlin passed off  very quietly this year and was devoid of any special celebration,  other than an entertainment and  dance in the evening at the Grand  Hotel, given ty the A.O.U.W.,  which, we hea.r, was quite a success, financially.  Two or three picnic parties enjoyed the day revelling among the  charms of nature, in which the district abounds. A party of cyclists  spent the day at the Big Hill., and  from the hampers of provisions,  which Fraser & Co.'s team was  used to carry, 1hey must have had  a great old feed. On the creeks,  work went on as usual as no inducements were offered for the  miners to celebrate the day.  As in Mediaeval Days.  The Russian Government, inadequately coped with, it is said, has  tolerated an awful massacre of Jews  in her colony of Bessarabia.  On the retur/n of Mr. Maluin extensive develojments will likely be  commenced oti the Beavis group of  quartz claims, to the north of Atliu,  which he and associates have taken  on a bond.  J. H. Brooks informs us that he  will open a meat market in Atliii  as soon as navigation opens, and  that he will keep none but prime  stock. He will conduct a strictly  cash business, with prices accordingly; wholesale and retail. Joe  has had sixteen years' experience  in the business ancl should be well  qualified to merit a share ol public  patronage.  Delicacies that will- tickle the  palate : ��� Anchovies, Es. of Anchovies, Russian Caviare, Indian  Chutney, Mackerel���Cross & Co.  Kershaw and partners on Wright  creek, have laid some 600 feet of  pipe ou their property, and with  excellent prospects in sight from  last season's prospecting, the boys  ought to do well this year.  To Let on a Lay or for Sale���900  feet on Spruce creek", at 14 above  discovery claim.���Apply to Ware,  2nd Street, Atliu.  Now that your dump is washed  up, don't forget to reckon your annual subscription to Thk Claim as  one of your most deserving and  patient creditors.  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'���'., Siif.'cial Coiitriu;t   li:itr.'S i.111 ii 1>'|>1 iojvtioii...-::   .'A  :Tlih stiilisi'.ri|)lioii'|iri('(; is $n; a  yoi'.i- : pti.v-  uMo in mlvaiii.'c. L Nii-p (jioi- will Ixjdelivoi-oil  .-.'"unless tli is condition!* eoiunlioil witli.   ; : : v  ;' SA'TUK DA y-,"';M AV : 36Tiiv.4r.963'. '-'  EDITOR'S   NOTICE.  AOwingiloA tlieA.;  "Special ^-Service,  faihi!:eAof^pur  ''AA'ApfiperAi': to  narrive-before the-'-trails^brbkcupi  ;Ave;are <roinpelled Ibcraye'tiie^iidul-'  .;'gence;i;;6f;.<^  : issuance'aof aThk &Gi;aiM.'AinAits  presenl:A;f6i'hu" :TJieAfull' issue;wi 11',  :.b:'.resiuued.'vas:!;s'6oi^  '.bpehs;.;AA.v;:-'.:'-^^.A;A'xAt A;^"A;v  A: ThjC dissolution;:of xtiie': British  ;CoUihibia v,Legislature AunderAlhe  wm  iTHeGold'Gomniissiphef Gives!  ":ri'':''A''--';"-;His::'Wiews;:^  ���;'���;:4:circumstauces.A whichVtlirbughly'lf  rAA-about,:is unit ter iTorA-Tvery;.' serious  A; thoughtAATheAcbiiditiqiiApfMniurs;  A as shown a by/the i .iivestiga lions Apf  iA-'if the; Special ComniiUeevis'one.of the  ���Z-A'mbst': disgraceful: in the annals of  A; A the AProvi nee. ���������;;      ~:--y-; y.yE: ������'.;.- A-A:x  '.'���;;.;-Ay'-The'action oftlieiPreinier'inV'ask-.  AAcing;for;::tlieA;csigiratip.u 6f;t\v6:6f,liis  A A;: Ministers.^direcUyAlniplicaledAiir  >A ���':;; tiie :charge��, Is. all- well:enough, but  ,:.;;j'.:that;.was'.;:l'ii.*iuljricientf  AAstain cast iipoii the!Govern inentAa-;  A, a wholes and A! he;; stand:; -taken:' -by*'  A'^MessrsTvPiW^i^  '���-.'    ������-.-'-"-.'���-    ...-*.?.'.'     ��� .-������:������������'���:  ���'-,.-������' ,.v  placino- A^^presignaUqnsAiuALlie.  A Premier's  haiicls,' is '.'strongly-to be;  ' commended,' as.''it:.thereby   practically 'compels"him;:,to"  seek for a  vAdissoliition.AAA; ; D-:-f!.' .-.,..A. -  "A   Several   private   telegrams   have  ...been received   during, the "last two  ..days; which have   given rise to Hie  .belief   that   tiie . Government   lias  .   been defeated,.but we. cannot: cor."'  strue our Correspondent's dispatch  A into that} state;-, of Aafcurs. A: True,"  -enough, dissolution A may be  forced  A upon him: by the .resignation of his.  two reuVaiiiing ministers,  but it'; is  A uot likely theALieiit.-Governor.will;  - sanction dissolution   before; the.Ls-  tiinates: and :other:. important;. mat-.  ters are passed.A-'-'- :x-   -  As a "consequence of such pro-  ���'" bable dissolution or appeal to the  ....'���'country,it will be up to the voters  of the Province���when the time is  set for a General Election���to see  to it that in exercising their franchise they elect men, who by their,  honor and integrity, will purge the  Province and its electorate from  the stain so recently cast upon it  aud upon them.  We have heard that there are  several local aspirants for political  honors to represent the Atlin district, but of the names mentioned,  none appeal to us as worthy of unqualified support, while some of  them are totally unworthy of the  confidence of the 001131111101103'.  Exciting  developments  may  be  looked for as soon as the fate of the  , \ ��� ; ��� ���  present Government is known ; nil- j  til then, we reserve our opinion.  Oil the Prospaets pf the Atlin Dis-  '.''.'. : v trietA_.A ^h';'��� Impartial News-  ���.���������vAA^pabei^Tribut^  :; Gplcl.C61u1nissio.11er j; A'AEraseii  i'>Y,;ASu;iwinter\uew^  .'-AlaskaUj'^Awliiie-..^  Skagway;is repprtecl";to.'liaVe saulA  ^AAJTlie'lutureAbfAAtliiv^^  so Aprqinisiu'gias -it:is- ix'Eilie pre'seiiI  iime^'KPepbl^  .kno.w:'.*'t'heA'cai'iip,, AnotwithslaiicHng-;  the:fact-;"'.that- jti*^; 11 early live years  sincel-it AvasAfirstAdiscOverecl,"'whiles  even A'A'*2tj;::Xlt;:lsAAl.>y:,:iio    nicYuis  tli'oroiig'lilyxiirospe'cteclSpAA:::^^ALA  A .v'^Oatskie ;of A i->i i.i'c;;.-. n li'dA*" Spruce,:  and Aio,Aa::\,s6uie\vhatAiesij,:Cxtenl;),;  .Iioiilcler, Athe;Aknowledge   of:;Atlie  ricliiiessplUliecanip-isSvei^iiicagcr-:  rt;;:|.'as: b"ee"ii':, cl iscc)yer.ecliiiat:ilieypa)A  slrtak 6lApiiie-aiKl:;;Spi':uceii*; appro-  '^'hhal;ei,jr;''6pp'''.ieet wide A at 'il.ie'i.ea's'tyl  biit,-:u]r:to::;th;e:Aprese  beenA;fulJy ^explpiecLvAltHias .also-  beenAdiscoveied^AthatAAthe; creek'  banks :areAricher AlhaiiAtlie: creek:  ;!^ds;:i;AA^^  :,rl;shall.  be:Agreatly:;cli.sappoiutecl  aiidyinpre-Vgi;eatly;:surin:ised4^  .does:upt:';tunrQut:a:big{:lcVbr  tliislyear7^g:reater:tlian  Many;'big; .hyd'raulic >cpmpaines-are  gettiiig^readyHo \v6rkA?bnA a-large  ���!anw$:&rape;xi  AhciAAil;;'Kincis ��� of Je^  :-SS'^*-t^A.;A\Mi}':Seiicl6u^wlien V  AAk fc^Je&es: ^'��ws ��5. s^  IJlESlGGBT;i^SO|;;:M  ���;���.'���": :i  *'ct*i:e:(��>o.*o*0'&ciVo*?a��)ti^<^  : George F". Hayes i; Proprietor; ;AA:  :GOK.;, EiurT 'AN 13  TkAiNOiiAKTRKICTS;''  O '.'���"'  *>'.'���:".���'  a ":  '<*>"���?:  O ,������'���  *"���'-'���  1*1    '!  *>-'-  ������'-A-.  P 'y-  ',0 :<*  ��A  cio<:w:<<>tf*d*S:>eb*a<>!:too$<:i*fr��6:i^  Al'liis I'Mrst Class,I lot 6! iias.licciii-rMiioilolu.il ..ii'iiil .rnfiiriiislui'il iliiViiijjIif.'iit  :;;; anil oti'erstlio linst- n'cuoiiiiiiodatioii t'o Ti-aiisioiit,;6r: P(.M,niiitH.,iiL'. ''  .'.:-  . A A'-��� A: A!: Apii(>sts.~-Aiiii!>'ii;uM aiiil:KiM'()|ic��n"iiln'i:. AA.; A ' . ^v;:<;::";.:^^  ���....���'.y.-:7^''-Finest:Wihes^:^  ^yy;^  ���' "-"J  '^mmmm^.  n\snpAfERY;ABv c  A} A: Comfortably:,^  Tjie Bestjof:l,iqiiors'aiul C  a-A':^ AT,'>:.:';A:A^  :.aA-;A^A'::aA:::.A;MJ^r1;CA^N  'A     ': ���������������'������ ��� '-;"';a:.:A-: '-;..y''y, A A-.A A' A''v A'���>���'". '-'A'.'-., A;.";:... :"';" 'AA:" A-i... p.' R(>sia iiaiiaifor. a'Aa. :  - A s^PasseugciAaiHl'Exp. ess: Service, vDail^  'S.kag.wa.y,:';Lbg?Gabiii./iie'iiiictti.;.'C  ppintsj inaking close! cciineclicius:with. pur ow^u^leahiersat^AVhite-Hbrse:.  for. Dawson and Yukon points," and A at Caribou for -Atlhi every Tuesday;  au'ci-:Friclay,AI'iei'uriiin'g,:lea\-e  ���/'yAA.T^legrapii .Ser.yic.e..fo;Skagw  for shipment to ancUfrcm allpoiiils in Canada and ;therUnited.Slates. A: -;��� :  :AForjiifbrination relatiyeloPassenger, Freight, Telegraph;orAExpress^:;  A-'.;':;;Rates:apply;lb/anjAAgent;:bf:the'^  :AA:A;p;A;A:;'AA^  scale'this vear."  - Cdminentiug,; on "Mr. Eraser's interview, Ure "Alaskan'';:pays tiie  follp\yiiig;tri.buteAto,th.is;district iii.  its editorial columns :-:'.'���������'���':'���,,].y"';���.'  "The,;. o\itlookA:for AAtliii :was  never' so A good; as. ,it.; is this year.  Slowly, but surely, and 11nder'most  tryingACirciiinstances the world ��� is  being forced, tofrecogiiizelliis great  placer and/; hydraulic caihp, of the  North MbrliS: -true; worlih;':,The  AiliiVdistrictis-truJi;, oiie.ol .the best  of the world's'great ::golcj-beariiig  con titrie=._..,,.:Wh i le. ,the /outlook::, for  .the. camp is admitted\y good Ibis  year,:.;itA will Aberome: better and.  better Tor many -years yetAl   :: A-A:  A A   : DISCOVERY, vB. C. A A  Finest of liquors.  ': Good stabling."  Ku. Sands;-Proprietor.-'  Am:  BATHS'  -    Ar  BARBER SHOP  G. 15. Hayes':  :.i; Cx. Coknkrj'rv.'.;  ;';A;;;,'::;.;(.t'.v":-Discoveryv'AA/::A  OPEN:: D AY-'AND <NIGHT;  : f'G.H.FOKD    'Prop.....  Now occupy, tiicirr new quartors next  . to tho Rault of B. N. A., Kirst Street.  Tlicbntli vdoiiis ure.oqiiully.'ns Rood ns To in id  in  cities.   Private Entrance for ladies.'    : i,  first-class'res^aura nt  a';..:. ;.-%���':a'-.'/.'���'a.in:.a';a-'''-a-':.>a-;V'-P.  :; a,CPNNECTIONA '���},,  lleadciuarters  forBroplc'sstase.  ^ill be all it is Cla;imed.  Under recent date, officers of the  U.S. Geological Survey, who are  operating in the vicinity of the new  gold fields report that they have  great faith iii the Taiiana gold  strike and predict that it will be a  great gold producer. Officer J.  Brooks of the survey party stated  to the Juneau press that there is no  question but what the Tanana will  will prove to be al! that is claimed  for it.  The Canadian Baiik of Com  ; ,::'-a': :.; /   ��� CAPITAL a.i-A'ID, AUF   $S,ooo,ooc). V; A-aa'/..':'[^'.yy''..  '-':'���'-1',; ."..-': -A A.'RasiCKVJis, '$2^500,000.; ^ /.A" "'A:.";a A::.  Branches of the^Bank atAleattiej A A A ;   a ; _   . :, :.-.:���...���>���*.  ... ,f. ... / San Francisco,; -:A- ;���'"'��� ,:.',:;:.:.'.  A.': -:'.; - -.;'.;: 'A;.- ..���������,:,;:. ���;���_ ���.������...���'���_.     . "AA"- Portland,, .A-.-:-, "'A'- AA-.- ���;  '������':���:::-���:���-������i.':>::.-,          ���                A Skagway, etc.  ..,.:.,:...............,...,��� Exchange sold on ail[Points.     A      ..  Gold Dust Purchaskd-  -ASSAY  OFFICE  IN  CONNliCTlON.  ;-':.'  D. ROSS, Manager.  the  YAL HOTEL,  E.   ROSSELLI,   Proprietor.        ;  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. C.  FIRST   CLASS   RESTAURANT   IN   CONNECTION.  CHOICEST WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS���CASE GOODS A SPECIALTY.  Take Water.  N.B.���Remember that your Free  Winer's licence expires tomorrow  und must  be renewed  by Monday,  Nearly all the river si earners on  the Yukon, which wintered at  White Horse, have been overhauled  and launched. The independent  steamer, '. Casca, was the first to  leave her berth. The ice on Lake  La Barge is still solid-and the opening of navigation is as uncertain as  it is with the Atliii Servioe.  '*��  Hydraulic-   Mining  Machinery.  ��� - .���**���"���  HYDRAULIC    GIANTS,    WATER    GATES,  '   ANGLE   STEEL   RIFFLES    &      ���  HYDRAULIC    RIVETED  Pumping [&   Hoisting   Machinery.  PIPE.  Estimates furnished on application  The Vancouver Engineering Works,  Vancouver, B. C.  A. CA Hirschfeld, A^ent, Atlin, B. G,  i  '. J^Sfi!95S's.��'"~>  M��tsraSUiM!tffiW�������^^  "***K3wivxvrfi*vn*vw  m^xswssum  '��tPM^WW,*nW"Vl�� ���J-1 r,  [sK^i,>5i��":/.at^  ���i~*i-..>ih  r^T  ATLIN,   15. c\.  SATURDAY,  MAY 30,   1903  ��   can   give   You   as Good Value for your CASH as QrOCerleS,  Provision^  StC,  ^*       any rlouse m Town. J J  Try   ms   with   ii' and. see..  Mm  (���riant . Powder  on   hand.  Looking; for a Lead.  Gold has been found in the crop  of wild goose and duck, in Ihe craw  of the barnyard fowl, and tradition  has it that in former days deer were  often slain which had gold-plated  teeth from drinking of the waters  of Cripple creek. California now  comes to the front-with this sloiv :  "One day last week a young man  of Goodyear'Bar slaughtered a cow,  and while dressing the animal came  across a small amount of sand in its  stomach. Being in a prospective  mood' lie thought he would pan  the sand, and the result wis about  a dozen good-sized colours, lie is  now very anxious to find out wheic  the cow had been in the habit ol  pasturing, as he considers it a very  good'' trace,' and it might lead to  the discovery of a rich pocket."  NexL we expect lo hear of a shark-  being caught with a bar of gold  bullion in his stomach, "naturally  extracted from the gold' iii solution'  that the sea water is alleged to con  tain.���Ex.  G. JP. IN. Co,  -ALASKA   ROUTE   SAIIilMGS ���  The following Sailings are announced for the month of May,  leaving Skagway at 6 p.m., or on  arrival of the train :  Pkinckss'May; May"7, i6'<Si 27  For  further information,  apply or  write to    H. B. Duxx, Agent,  Skagway. Alaska.  NOTICE.  TSTOTICE is hereby given that !I0 duys afterdate 1 intend to apply to tiie Chief Commissioner of Lands iiik! Works, for permission to lease 10 acres of land for briek-mak-  ing purposes, in the Atlin Lake Mining District, situated as follows:  . Commencing- at a post planted about one  half mile east of Atlin townsite and marked  "Thomas 'Kirkland's SW corner post,"  thenee oast 12 chains, thence north 10 chains,  thence wet 12 chains, thonce south 10 chains  to point of commencement, containing 10  ucres morn or less. Thomas Kirkland.  Atlin, B.C., April 2Sth, 100:1.  NOTICE.  Nc  JOTTCl'"1 is hereby {riven that 30 days after  date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to lease that certain parcel of land  situate in the Atliu Lake Mining Division for  tho purposo of cutting grass and for pasture, described ns follows :  Commencing at an initial post planted  about H of a mile N. 1!. of the Town of Atliu,  ami running? South 10 chains to post No, 2;  theuco East -JO chains to Post No. S; thence  North 40 chains to post No. 4 and thence 10  chains to point of commencement, containing 1G0 acres moro or less-.  Itolicrt Grierson.  Atlin, TI.C, April 2(!th, 10011. jnyl(i-lt  Certificate of Improvements.  The YKLLOW JACKKT Mineral Claim,  situated on Pino Creek, about one  milo oast of Discovery, in the Atlin  Lake Mining Division of Cassiar. II.C  T^TOTICU is hereby given that-T, Julius  iN M.'lluiriior. P.M.C., No. HM50. Agent for  tho North Columbia Gold Mining Co.. F.M.C,  No. 1)34111, Intend 00 days from dato hereof, to apply to the Mining liccortlcr for  a Certificate of Improvements, for tho purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of tho  above claim.  An�� Fuktiiki. Tako notice that action under Section 37 must bo commenced before  tho issuance of such Certillcato of Improvements.  Atlin, B. C, this 19th day of May, .190��.  my23-C0d Julius M. llufViicr, Agent  Certificate  of, Registration of  Extra-Pro.vineial Ccmpany.  ���'Co.mi'anii:s Acs', IS!>7,"  j IIKHKKY CLKTIi-'Y dial. I have this  ���*��� clay registered '*The. North Columbia  Cold Mining Company " as an Ivxt I'u-Provincial company under tin* " Compnnie-,'  Aul, IM17," lo rari-y ont or cll'cct ull or any,of  I In* ohji'i'ls hri'i'iniil'tur set loi'lh lo which  I he livKInt ivi" aulliorily of tin* Legislature  ol  liril Uli Columbia i'.s(cmls.  Tin' Mead Ollico of thu Company is situate  nl Huron, in I lie county of llen-lle, Ktnteol  So ii t li ll.iluilii.  The amount ol t lit* capital of t he company  i*. live liiiudrcd I lioiisnnd dollars, divided  into live hnndrcii thousand shares of one  dollar each.  Tin- head olticc of the company in this  Province is situate iu Atliii U.O., and ,l ulius  M. Kull'iici-, ivIiiim' inldrcss is Atliu, ll.C. i.s  the attorney for t he company.  Tin- t imc of I Im existence ol* the eompuuy  is 20 years,  Given under niv hnnil and seal of ollii'i* at  V id oi in. Province of Itritish' Coin in hi a, I his  ITith dny of April, one t hnusnud nine hundred and t hree.  ]|j.h.] S. V. Wourrox,  liegisl rar of .loint .Stock Companies.  nui-2-ll  NOTICE.  ���NTfJ'l'IOl'" is hereby ;��� iven'rlint apfjiieiiLion  '" will" lie m (Tile to the T ,t"s" sin live Assent -  lilyof the Province of llritish Columbia at  its next Session for an Act ,iut'lori/.ing the  Hi itish American I-,\.'d..:in���* Company. Ltd.,  to 'divert ami appropriate the water* of  Pine Creek, in the DUtrii-r of Aliui. in the  I'roviiice   of   British   Coluuibi-.i, at a Point  above Pine Creek Palls- about 3i)fi I'ciJ, lor  the purpose ot general ing elect rie power,  for the purpose of stipp.'yiu.; the same to  the mines ami .dredging operations along  Pine Creek and the neighborhood thereof,  and to charge tolls t herel'or.  Till-; HRIT1SII A.MKIIICAN DREDGING  mh21-S COMPANY   T.I.MfTlSIJ.  meiiceniout,   containing CM   acres   more or  less, I), (,. Stewart,  Re-I.ocated, Murcli :��th, I!!.:!.  TxJOTICI-' i.s hereby (iiven that after :!i)ilays  (i-oiii date, 1 intend t(, itio.-l.N tr> the  Chief Commissioner of Lnuils and Works  lor'a Licence to prospect J'tir conl o.-i Ihe  lollop ing described hinds : ' ,  On the north and sout h siilcsof (he Tahl-  tau river, commencing al a post marked "A.  K. .\U-l)onnld\s S. I'l. corner,'' t lieuce -SO  chains north : thence SO chains west: thcucc  ,S'I chain-, south: thence b>) chains cast lo  point, ol commencement, containing .till)  acres, more <>.' less. A. I!. McDonald.  Ke-Localed, Man-h I'Cth, \'X:\. i  | folliiwiug described lauds :  ,(}u the north side of the Tahltun river,  commencing at a post marked "Mill-dock  .McKay'* N. W. corner post." turine 30  chiiiiis east; thence bO cliaiu.s .south: thcucc  tiO c'miii.s west;   thcucc  *IJ   chain-,   north   to  point    of    comim-uccmcut, , containing     041'  aero*., more or less. '        Murdoch McKay.  Id-Located, March ilCtli, llllll.  TyrO'l'ICH is hereby given that alter 3i) days  from date,   I    intend   to. apply    to   the  Chief   Commissioiiur of   Lands ,-iud    Works  lor a Licence to prospect for   coal    on "the  TVjOTICK is hereby given that alter 30 day*  Irom date, I intend (o apply to the  Chid' Commisdoiier ol Lands aud Work*  lor ii Licence'to prospect lor coal on the  I'olluvi ing described lauds:  On the lorthand south sides of the Tnhl-  titn river, commencing at a post marked  ".I. A. I'Vaser's N. K. corner," thence SO  chains west ; thence SI) chains south ; thencs  SO chaii.s ,eust; thence SO chains north t��  ):oiut of commencement, containing Glf?  acres, more or le*s. ,L A. Fraser.-  Ke-LoriiTOil, March 3'Jth, I<.lf3.  Wholesale    and    Retail    Butcher  FIRST   STREET,    ATLIN,   R.   C.  ' ��������.��   ��, �� nvjf   ��'p-rjj muu u~vu amrr;w--i*,  C. DOELKEE,  .    .    .    FRESH MEATS ALWAYS ON HAND.-   .    .'  Fish,    Game   in   season and   home    made    Sausage.  COAL   PROSPECTING   LICENCES  Fikst Stkkht,   Atlin.  Store,  Dealers in   Provisions,   Dry Goods,  Etc.T  '��S8     &  "R/rOTrCK is hereby given that after "0 days  from date,   [   intend  to   apply   to   the  Chief Commissioner   ot    Lands  and Work*, i  for a Licence   to   prospect   for coal on   the  following described lauds :  On the north side of the Tahltan Itivcr,  about 10 miles from Telegraph creek, commencing at a post planted about 4 miles  from the mouth of the river, marked "I). G.  Stewart's S, W. corner," thence SO chains  north; thence SO chains east: (hence 30 chains  south; thence SO chains west to point of com-  SPKCIAI.TIUS  IN  FANCY   CAKES   &   PASTRY. ,  Fresh Bread, Rye Bread, ete.  Ci-ias.  Myur,' Proprietor.  Good Rooms to llcnt���Ily the Pay, Week or Month at reasonable rates.  IgF*.'  APPLICATIONS   FOR    LIQUOR   LICENCES.  A .Meeting of the Board of Licence Commissioners for the " Atlin Licence District" will be held in the Court House, Atlin, B. C. on Monday, June 15th, 1903, at 10  a.m., to consider the following Applications:  Name of Applicant.  Description of Licence.  Locality of Premises Sought to be Licenced,  W. A. Anderson   ->  - Renewal of Hotel  Balmoral Hotel, Discovery, B:C.  Half-Way House, Atlin, B.C.  Robert B. Dixon '  Nugget Hotel, Discovery.  Russell Hotel, Pearl Street, Atlin.  Andrew L,onis Galarno    Transfer  Renewal of Hotel  Trnnsfpi-  Dawson Hotel, Taku, B.C.  B. C. Hotel, Discovery.  Grand Hotel, corner First and Dis  -i  >  '-���Renewal of Hotel                        -  r  covery streets, Atlin.  KoDtcnay  Hotel,   corner First and  Trainor streets, Atlin.  Vancouver Hotel, First St., Atliir,  Frank Joyce   John Kirkland..   Daniel McDonald   Summit Hotel,   While  Pass Summit, B.C.  Kirkland'Hotel. First St., Atlin.  Arctic Hotel, Lake Bennett,. B.C.  Royal Hotel, Discovery.  Leland Hotel, Pearl street, Atlin.  Gold House, Discovery.  John Roxborongh   Ii. Rosselli   Edward Sands   Surprise L,ake Hotel, Surprise JL,ake  B.C.  Royal Hotel, First street, Atlin.  Pine Tree Hotel, Discovery.  Log Cabin Hotel, Log Cabin, B.C.  Atlin, B. C, May 19th, 1903.  M I  ���Al  3K  Irf  Wai.TKR Owkn, Chief Licence Inspector.  v��a  SiBisisSSssgggsisaiff ���S6i,^:t'"'.'. J . ' '  .  ...    ���'_..���.     _������-.. ,  ��^~^Q.'*5xui��p'jzl12��!.  *teCMW^i?.Uiiii'S21i.Tii-t^ail^J��rti  1  ATT J.N '   U. C\.    SATURDAY,    MAY   3>,  ���-J03.  H  ]'K  J  I  iky  b-  I.J  11'  PICKED UP MERE AND THERE.  Church  ol  England: '  St. Marl iu's Church, cor. Third and Trainor streets. Sunday services, Matins at, 11 a.  m., livensoug 7:80 p, 111, Celebration of Holy  Commiiiiion, 1st Sunday iu each mouth uud  ou Special occasions. Sunday School, Sunday at 3 p. in. Committee Mooting*, Ist  Thursday in each mouth.  Kov. V. L. Steplipiisou, Rector.  St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church hold  ���ervicex in tho Church ou Second Street.  Morning service at 11 evening service, 7:80  Sunday School at the close of the morning  ���ervice. Itev. 13. Turkington, Minister, Vrco  Keudiiig Room, to which all are welcome.  * ' *  Bicycles for/rent���'bicycle repairing���Pillman & Co.  The owners of the mammoth  quartz lead ou Ruby creek contemplated commencing extensive developments on their property this  mouth, but the trails to the mine  have been impassable for the last  three weeks. Work will be begun  within the next few days.  Fishing Tackle of all kinds at  C. R. Bourne's.  Arrangements are already being  made for a Dominion Dny celebration ou Wednesday, July ist, at  Discovery. Those having the  matter in hand intend to make the  celebration eclipse any former one,  and so far there is ample promise of  support, which augurs well for the  event.  W. G. Paxton, Notary Public,  intends being in Discovery every  evening. ��� Office at Palmer's, opposite Nugget Hall.  Cassidy Brothers, of Spruce, have  sold out their interests ou that  creek, aud h.itend leaving after  navigation opens for the Northwest.  We regret to learn that Messrs.  Cassidy are leaving Atlin, for it is  to such persistent men as they that  Atliii owes its reputation in the  mining world.  Competition,- they say, " is the  life of trade. Ford, at the O.K.  Baths & Barber Shop, the pioneer  establishment in the district, leads  the Tousorial Artists with an all  round rate of .25 cents, even to  baths.  Don't forget that Monday, June  Frc-ih l.ownty's Chocohues ar  C. IE Bourne'a.  A New Bathroom & Barber Shop  has been opened on First street,  Atlin, between Richardson's, and  Fraser's stores. Mr. Shields respectfully solicits your patronage.  Fresh eggs aud ,butter at McDonald's Grocery.  The Annual General Meeting of  the local Libeial-Conservative Asr  sociation will be held on Saturday  next, 6th June, at 8 p.m. The  meeting place is the Nugget Hall,  Discovery, and a large turn-out is  expected.  For a good square meal go, to  the Pioneer Bakery and Restaurant.  Bert Woolridge has taken a contract for a mile and a half of ditching for the McKee Consolidated Co.  at $1.20 a cubic yard, and from the  progress he is reported to be making, he should make a good cleanup.  For ihe finest home-made bread,  try that at McDonald's Grocery.  Preliminary development work  has been begun on the Yellow  Jacket, by the North Columbia  Gold Mining Co. A complete  hoisting and pumping- plant has  bceu placed on the ground and a  gang of men is sinking from the  old prospect shaft.  The Ruby Creek Partnership  contemplate commencing operations at an early date, aud in order  to facilitate the company's developments, a water right' of 500  inches has been taken up. Under  a head of 350 feet great execution  should be accomplished.  With the opening of navigation,  D. H. McDonald will have a big  stock of hay, oats aud feeds, which  he will sell in large or small lots at  the lowest price.  YOUR   ATTENTION I  sir  ger-  gMF-  war  This be  Remembor  While we tell you about Our Big  CLOSING -OUT' SALE.  We intend retiring from business  in Atliii on July ist next.  On the ist day  of June  we will'  start Our   BIG   SACRIFICE   SALE.  We have $10,000 worth of Stock,  which must be sold in Thirty days.  ���' We have made up our minds that  we will have to sacrifice our stock  to sell it in that time, consequently  you can expect big bargains.  We have'a fine Stock of MENS,  CHILDREN'S       &    . LADIHS'  SHOES;   MEN'S OVERSHIRTS-  -"-   & UNDERCLOTHES of the best-  make ; MEN'S STETSON HATS  & SOFT' FEDORA ' & COWBOY HATS; DRY GOODS',&  SILK PIECE GOODS  ALL  AT   A   I'KICK  NKVKR  HKKORK   IIKARD  Or" ,IN ATLIN.  will an opportunity you cannot afford to miss.  that on June 1st we start our Final Closing - Out Sals  BLACKETT & CO.  Russell   Hotel,  DIXCN   BROTHERS,   Proprietors   ����*���   Pool   &   Billiards,   Free.  Freighting and Teaming.        &        Horses and Sleighs for Hire.  THE GRAND  HOTEL  FINEST EQUIPPED HOTEL IN THE NORTH.    EVERYTHING  CONDUCTED IN   FIRST-CLASS MANNER.  French   Restaurant in: Connection.  David Hastie,.. Proprietor.  Corner of First aud Discovery Streets. ���  DRINK THE BEST  1st, is  the last date upon which  you can renew   your   Free   Min  er's Certificate.  Slaughter prices on Ladies',  Men'* and Children's Shoes at  Closing Out Sale.���Blackett & Co.  The shortage of lumber has put  a stop to building operations in  Atlin and Discovery, and has  caused no little inconvenience to  many of the miners who required  lumber for mining purposes.  Gents' Furnishings, Boots and  Shoes at cost. A chance to outfit  for very little money. Joe Palmer,  Successor to C. ,D. Newton.  Bring your cash to Joe Palmer's  s'torc, in Discovery ��� Hats, shoes,  shirts, etc., etc., can be had there  at any price; above, below or at  cost, j ust as you wish.  Sixty-five cents 'per pair Ladies'  Misses' and Boys' Rubbers at  Blackett & Co. xs  Spring Cleaning���Get your Wall  Paper and House Lining from J. A.  Eraser & Co.  Just arrived at A. S. Cross &  Co.'s ��� Fresh Potatoes, Eggs, oranges and. lemons.  The Rise and Fall.  The lowest temperature recorded  for the  week  ending 29th inst,  is  as follows :  May   23 . 25 above  ,24 . 41 '!  ,  . 25  , 26  . 27  , 28  . 29  84  26  35  25  3X  "NABOB    TEA.  99  In Lead Packets 01 yz-iu and i-lb each.  For Sale by all First Class Grocers.  KELLY.   DOUGLAS   &  Co.. Wholesale Grocers, Vancouver, B.C  A Boon to the Thirsty!  Drinks,  2 tor   a  Quarter.  WANTED ��� Correspondents in  every section of the district. Enquire at the Claim for particulars!  Notice.  IVfOTICE is horeby tviven that Sixty days  after (Into I intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Worki  for permission to purchase the following  described tract of land for agricultural  purposes: That parcel or tract of land sit��  uated in tho Atlin Lake Mining Division,  commencing at a post planted at a point  ou the eastern boundary of Atlin Town,  site, thence north 20 chains, thence East 20  chains, theuco south 20 chains, thenco west  20 chains to point of commencement, con-  taininc 40 acros,  more or less.  Chah. R. Myeiib.  Dated at Atlin, B.C., this 23rd day of May,  1903. myI0-60d  Northern Lumber Go*  Prices for the Season 1903.  Rough, up to 8 inches, $35.  do       do     10      ,,-       40.  do       do     12      ,,        45.  Matched Lumber, $45.  Surfacing, $5,00 per 1000 feet.  Commencing Monday, April 20th, I will cut prices on all my goods at  the LKLAND HOTEL. I have a large stock of First C'ass  Goods and intend to dispose of them at Cost. - This is strictly a  Closing Ou'r Sale.        Goods must be disposed of by July ist.  fflSr    Hotel Building for Sale���No Reasonable Offer Refused.  E. P. Queen.  E. S. Wilkinson, P.L.S. Wm. Brown, C.E.  WILKINSON   &   BROWN  Provincial Land   Surveyors  &   Givil  Engineers.  Hydraulic   Mine  Engineering   a   Specialty  ��� Office, Pearl  St., near Third St,. Atlh, B.C.  To Our Customers and the Public:  T\7E take pleasure in announcing that we have removed to our new  Store building, comer of Pearl and First streets. This Store is  pronounced to be one of the best equipped in the district. Our Stock  of Groceries and Provisions, Candies, Notions, etc, etc., is complete in  every respect and our customers are assured the best grades of goods in  the market at the lowest possible price. We will carry a stock of Fresh  Fruits and Vegetables as soon as navigation opens.  We beg to extend our grateful thanks to our patrons for past favors  and respectfully solicit a share of your trade, and with honorable  dealing trust to merit a continuance of it.  We are prepared to deliver orders on the various creeks at reasonable rates.  E. L. Pillman & Go.  '���a  1  W7T  |gWtpWIWWM��iF��t^  ������ -^-'"'A*'������'�����'-  -  r^ii^inMailMkmMlWEiui  Ss^^.^^^^^^'E ' .'-1

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