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 fl 3f  I P   'ik.  '���>'��� '-,  l 'i  J  -S"   '        W  i -   tf    ...  M  i"*( ,'��  r  ii  i>  Yl  Al'  >  l!.i  VOL,    i.  CLAIM,  ATLIN,   B.   C,   SATURDAY,   MAY   27,    1899.  NO. 5.  McLennan, Mlcfeely arid Co*  fLl.MITKD.)'.  '.The First Hardware House in Atlri Carrying a full line of  Miners'> Supplies,  Hardware,  Stoves and  Tinware.  '    1    *        -      -   , ���'  Headquarters, .Vancouver,* B.  C. *  Branches in Atlin and Bennett,  B. C, and Dawson,  N. W. T.  75BR=r  Canadian Bank of Commerce  *   1  .'Capital' -    $6,000,000.00.  ATLIN   AGENCY.  A CLEAN-UP OF, 50 OUNCES  Is What Miller Took Out  of his  Discovery Claim on Pine    -  After Working Her Forty Hours  With Five" Men'Shovelling.  Gold purchased.  Exchange fKUight  A general Banking business transacted.  and  sold.  T.   R.   BILLFTT,  Manager.  The = Bank - of - ��� British ��. North - America  Kstablmhed in IS*.    Incoiporuted  bj  Rojal Charter.  ^  '     Paid 'Up Capital'- -   '-    - * -*   54/866,666  Reserve Fund   --,-*-*>,-*;-   $1,460,000  London Office: 3 Clements Lane, Lombard" StreeC K. C.  ' Head  Office ,in   Canada:    Montreal.  H. Stikeman,  General Manager. ' -  Branches in all* the principal cities of Canada, and agents in New York,  San Francisco, Seattle, Tacoraa, Portland, Spokane, Boston, Chicago  Etc.  GOLD OUST PURCHASED.     A general banking business transacted.    The Bank's Assav Office will be in operation shortlv.  J. ANDERSON,   Manager,  Atlin, B. C.    When you,come to'the GOLD FIELDS OF ATLIN*  .  > reside at  <    j.  The Hotel r*letro|>ole  First Glass Family Hotel.   Rates Reasonable.  SMITH    &    CREED,     Proprietors.  Clin ence N liuvliu, ol the San Ft uric isco  Chi onkle, wi-ni up to Disjovo, j jestoidaj  morning; to ti i anil eoniu m the i iiiiior about  Millm selliriR his Diseoveiv claim on Tine.  ' Ve*. 1 jjave a e,ouptc ol men mv juice, and  thet limine was >r>r>,000, cash down," said Mil-  lei, ' and th.it is tho UsttC ha\e heaid oi it."  ��� I (lout think vei .v much ol u ��WjO elpjji-np  foi this claim," he went on, measnii\i<f lu^  woids. as though some jumper was in si^ht.  "Mj tilst clean-up showed m the neighborhood ot_ iQ ounces, and repi esents five men'*'  vvotk for 40 hours I'll do better when things  >?et into bettei ihape "    '   ,       ���.���  Mi Ra\hn has been in-Atlm' about one  inourh, and in that tune has heaid muiij  liuid-luek btoi ies, but jcbteitla.v he^ns  dumbfounded when he saw tho 'work thut  had been done on Pine and the amount ot  Kolil that is beinw taken out. '  '  " Most ot the claims'above and, below Discov ei> aie taking out nil the waj fiom s,"iO  to >30lJ,'' be said, while iu the act of diessinyr  a -hiiirei1 w Inch he had mutilated m attempting to cut kindling, "<tn<l'Nugget Hill is .1  veutahle' hive Sum McCitullei isa\eia-rmj?  f 10111 pifflit to ten ounces a daj w ith a rocket,  and Captain Sperij aud his- aon-m-kiw aie  taking: out ti 0111 23 to d5 ounces pel man pel  da j."  Paisons Produce Co 10 Oil  II. W  I. Cimuaii ' T 10  kiom  Bakciv          ' i'Utl  P. I    Fbudv                     ' -, (hi  Pioneei U.ilcei j- 1 ()M  A. O. iiiownlee                                  ' \ (lO  1   Hiphteiu                                               ' i 11  Allan A Campbell     . ;nl  ���V.tlm Commcidal Co i if)  Dr. Latnbei t    .   . ,   .                 "*" ,-> (k)*"  John  Kiiklanti                   .. 7 1J  R. C   -Vii'ei T (in  Totul / < <((7s r,o  Tiie committee held u men in,; friHat to  wind iij) affniit, ,> The,. Mmisuiei'i, repot r  showed that ^1)79 10 had been collected and  ���J64 ! d0 disbursed, le.i\ m��r a balance ot S 1"> 'i'J.'  Tw entv-iive ot tins wass voted to loe Clarke  for Jus jfood work as ^eeretaij,'nnd tiie balance was allowed to remain m_ the liiimk ot  tho treiisinei foi a fntine ooit^lon. A \ote  ofth.tnkswas tendfied to Menwri. RonscIJi,  Spencer, liiishell and Thugrard s "��^    v  THOSE WHO PUT UP  Vancouver  General  Store,    f. R. Dockrill & Co.  We carry a. complete stock of  MINERS' SUPPLIES  Agency of the B. C. Fruit Can- j  ing and Coffee Company, Vancou- ���  ver, B. C.  Agency of the Canadian Rubber  Company, Montreal.  A call solicited.  A. XS.    CROvSS    &    CO.  E.  C.     AUBIN,  Minimi .vnp Real EsTtn-,  Nui 11.1   Pi m it'  l'.n  Atlin, B. C.  Hinni h Pine Ot>, J. Mfttkuj, acent.  DYNAMITE,  CAPS,    FUSE   AND   DRILL  STEEL'  AT  B.    &   H.   STORE, '  First Street, Near Discovery,  EDWARD G. GARDEN,  ARCHITECT.  Draughting.      Pearl near First St.,  Atlin, B. C.  The Leading -  DRUGGISTS.  Ol'R  DISPENSING  DEPARTMENT  IS COMPLETE  IN EVERY RESPECT  ATLIN CITY AND DISCOVERY  The Disco\en Branch is the counterpai t  ot the Atlin one.  KOR  A.   C.  KINK   VIEWS   AND   I'HOTOS  GO  TO  HIRSCFEILD'S  Films, Platen. KK1.,  Developed ut Kearionabln Rate1!.  First near Discoverv  Atlin, B. C.  Mining  ASSAY  OFFICE.  Cow ell, R.A.. Sc , (Camb.). KG S.  Icmber N., Engr. I. M. M. K  J. R. COWELL & CO.  Engineers,    Metallurgists,  aud Assayers.  Lakj SVrni r.T,  Athxn  J  OE CLARKE,  Mining and  rkat.  Estatt Orricf.  F-  ANK J.   HUTCPIIivSON,  Barrister at Law,  Solicitor. Etc  Or pice:   Pk��Ij STHEti,  KE  ELLY,   DOUGLAS   &  CO.  Vancouvei 's leading  Wholesale   Grocers.  Jiis-awerv Street  BRACKMAK, KER & CO.  rtour nu 1 Feed Merchants, \ .mi ��,in<>r, K.C  Atlin. B. C.   ij,M���n,'.Minwi i,} w ,\  f'fiM,!,   Ill   \'41m. 11 C  For the Celebration and the Overs.  Cot this list out, fold "it, place it in air envelope, and when thu hist mail s?oes out send  it to some friend. It will jrne hi in a pood  idea as to w hut kind of people live in this  counti j, their hberalitv and their spoitinjr  proi liwties. J'ollo'wn.r is the list of con-  tiibutord"  r   H   Russell  j  Kootenaj   Hotel  Hotel Irving  Hotel Vnneoiuer  E\ciiuniLfe Hotel  International Hotel  Hotel  iSoithem  Hotel O. K.  Rtce A. Hastie  C. A. Wright  Leland  Hotel  J A. GularTio  [ Vendome Hotel  | Olympic Hotel  j riiaiu & Cnjrlehardt  1 \Ia\ and JJ.md Biitrs  | E O Aubm  j I)   Meii/ics  i T. W. Lillic  j c \v n. ci i�� oid  Archie I.   Brow alee  Geo. I)  Sinclair  \   McDonald  \V. \  Spent ei  Atlm ljinubei iV. Jliuiu,rCo  Vtlin Lake I.umber Co  A. Godli im  J. Antlei son  A  M A. M  Co  BAH ritoie  W. K  Dockrill A Co  W.  H. Vickeis  Lettie A. '1 nti  L B.  Re.id  Rev. Mi    IVnurle  Wilson iV (jiirwen  MuCurthv A Co  Campion A Co  Gordon  Iluulei  J. H. Brow nil).-  Runt Ac Jones  Ij   C. Garden  GuniuiiB A Arthur  1*  McB. Yoiinpr  Atlin Claim  T. II. Billett     .  McLeunaii, MlIm'cIcj A. Co  \  S. Monro  Burns A'McJDougrnll-  11. Mcintosh  l'ortui   A  Ijccappelain  J.  I.. Smith A  Co ,  .Murphy & Co  Jus T. Regan  l'raiik  Breeze .     . .     .  Link A Pratt  M. G. McLeod  A.>. Crosa A- Co    . ...  Mrs. Hitchcock  1.  VE".i\.stock  A.C. HirucliMd  T. D  (iriihnui  ' DOWN WITH SCURVY. "  (        -~       ������*"  "��������������� ��� �����*������ ��� - - ,1;  John H. Hamer Suffering With the  0 Terrible Disease.   '' " '  s -!"i TO  X IX)  1') Ull  J". 00  J"> (fl  2t Oil  J")'0(l  >-> Oil  r> oo  '-, IK)  r> co  >-> 00  r-i on  10 00  > 00  1.") 00  i no  1 00  -> 00 |  -, 00  1 0(1  111 (HI  r. 00  10 I 0  10 10  20 Oir  ri 0(J t  id (>0  t(l II)  ; 00  "i 0(1  r) 00  r> U)  1 00  1 VI  10 (W  > Ml  -> (XI  ri IX)  D 00  111 00  :> oo  ". 00  ���i 00  10 00  10 IW  111 00  :, oo  10 00  10 (X)  a ro  r) 00  > 00  5 00  5 00  2 00  2 00  3 00  r. oo  250  2 CO  ,-> 00  We never went much on pi eat hern, par-oils  mill the like since we voted foi one on the  coast some two jenis ajjo He didn't keep  his viold, and this >\ o know thiouyti no  hearsav. \\ e'll not {five ,vou hi. name, but  simplv say that h'e rept exeats this everM-row ��  nij^ eoustituencv in the Dominion I'arlia-  mont J'lh^ie is no u��e, though, dec, Minr'the  n hole cueulaliny medium liccausn von ht.d  a haK-tloIlui countoiteii .n tiiechanjre. Siuch  we''fiime to Atlitf wo have found Oie'oppo-  site, and that opposite is rhe Rev Mr Pilri-  prle. Practice teaches bettor than precept,  and if the baronielei n On atos the li'iinudity  of tho air coiiecth, the gentleman rmmeii  abov e is a true blue  V man lij the iiiiinu ol John H  Him��r, rvf  Los Angeles, Cul , with a fiiuulj at the last-  named  place, is in u cabin on the Nessutlatid  ri'voi. winch  empties into Lake Tesliu about  10 miles below,    down   with  scni v v, and thtj  belief is seiieial that he^vvill not"�� nine'out  alive      Ibis   man went in  b.\   tho Stickine '  ionto and nevei came out.   He staited out  with  triouds fiom  Los Angeles but he v enl  m alone.   On the w ay in he heard of some  destitute    people  on   the ttail   - Miumgr  the  latter was a Mi. P.ice    He shared his pio-  visions until relict came.   Mi.  Pi ice was in  Atlm   when     woid   passed down   the line  that   his   foi mer icscuer  was   down   with  scurvv     Puce     heard the news   and   then  iemarkedv  'Hamer saw me thioiifrh a tijjht  hole "uud I'm goiti,r to  lind linn, if lean,"  ^  and s,tai tod prepanu;j- tor the tup.   Shoit-  ness of c ish is no barrier to such a man.   He  went to Ron    .Mi    Pimgle, stated  his   < tl^^  and  tho minister st.nted  out and collet ted  enough to buj a eouple of horses, pi ov lsions  fialoie unci eveivtlun^  that 'a  man   <lo.\u  withscuiv.v  needs.   Mr.  Price left u i Mon-  da\   toi   the spot  and  with the other pa'i a-  phei nulla he can ies a parcel from Mi c  Hu-  mei anti a Iiutioii-liolc1)oui|iiet from lt�� i ln-  tle->riil> pet    Mi. Pi'iukIo tol-1 us the fuinilv  were unawaic ot Mr. llaniei \ tondition ���t  the time of tho sending ot these ai tides  BUNCO GAME  All Along- the Line From Victoria  to Dawson, Says Mrs. Dewey.  "\\ hj don't joh folk��. i oiis,t uoine of tlm  Kovorimient ofhtial- for imur methodh in  connection with tins land sale." suul Mrs.  Fiulev Denfj, vv I o i nine i ushmK-into Till*  Ui.mm olhce thu nior'iini; oi th�� 2lrh. I b\��.  on the coi nei ol Momo ami 1 h.i d, w-nu born  in tho Pi ov nice ot Quebec and doi t propone  bempr buucotid auj moir>."  "What s rhe tiouhlu, Mrs. fin lev Uewc-?"  "I have travelled mo.st of the Amoiican  continent and -mver jet met with gucli treatment. I lived for ieais in Mi.mco an i thar  countr.v w ith its leakv law s is not a pa oh to  this ideal spot. I staited to jco to Duw sun  bj vvaj of St. Michael lust >ear and had all  kinds of agreements, drawn up with the  tiansportation companies,. They left me at  St Michael and tuld me I would have to walk  in if I wanted tojjet to Duwuoii. I rr-maltiod  at St. Michael tor some time und finally cairn;  south. T niktituted piocoediu^si, but of what  avail is it?"  "jVt Victoria I determined to come to Atlm.  I came like most ot the other people looking  for foi tunc, and sought u piece of land iu-  mde tin- tow usite i n-cle I went to one o'b-  cial and he directed me to lot 12, bio ;lc 27. Ue  tleliberateb told me to yo on am] improve  tho lot in question aud improvements* would  be allowed me. I weut through the usual  uottirv procedure, presented my papers aud  tliuuirlit that would bu the end ot it. At the  sale I found the improvemeuts wore disallowed and the price of the lot pla'-cd at *lat)  If that is not pi ij ing- a bunco ��.' m.e what it.*  The onl> sati,faition I c ould get on culling,'  rit the office in question was that I would i/a  kicked out to the swamp if \ did not uiuiplv  vif 'i yi,i\T��] iibiphOiI reffuu em- nts."  1, : fi  lr    .*  \<5  IV /  ATLIN,    B. C,   SATURDAY,'   MAY'  27,    1899.  Tiih Atlin ��� Claim,.  Published     every     Saturday    morning   by  Cowan a- JIackav.  OfVice oT publication:  Kant jVv. between Kirst anil Lake', Atliu. B.C.  Advertising rates made known on application.  Oui-suhseriptioii price is ��!, a year, payable in advance. No paper will be delivered  unless these conditions are complied with.-  LOCAL ORGANIZATION.  We would suggest'that some representative citizen or citizens call a  meeting of the residents of Atlin  for the purpose of perfecting some  plan by which a representative committee or council might be elected  to look after much of the town's  affairs that are now neglected. Notwithstanding that the law provides  that only those owning property  may petition for' incorporation and  as. we have none of such as yet,  still provisional power might be  granted by an ' order-in-council,  which would serve the purpose until such times as the "townsite passes  into the hands of the people.  The want of some manner of fire  protection becomes more apparent  every day, as the sun's, rays dries  the light, inflammable brush in the  woods about the city, not to mention the hundred aud one causes  from within. _ This is but one of  the many things such a body could  attend to.  Further, concerted action on the  part of this body might have the  effect of .hurrying up the government and inducing them to mitigate  some of the 'criminal evils which  exist here at present.  Now is an excellent time to initiate this movement, as after navigation opens business men will not  have so much time to consider and  attend to the preliminary work.  S.'iilO a ysur and farms it out for a fraction of  that to a subaltern who is forced to go into  the freighting business at 20c per pound and  loads his dog"; so heavily that incoming  travelers puss him again aud again, and we  have no mail for a month. It's an outrage.  ,        i Citizk.v.  THE PEOPLE'S FORUM.  KICK TNG AGAINST THE PRICKS.  To the Editor of Thk Claim:���  Sii���Things have recently occurred which  have caused the citizensof Atlin and the surrounding district to don their thinking- caps.  Man) wonder what is coming- next." So  many surprises have been sprung since the  opening of the camp that even the sober-  minded and uninjured are ready for any  new thing. Popular indignation has been  well nigh fever heat, and both the Provincial and the Dominion governments have  come in for very just indignation. '" The  welfare of the people is the h'r.st'great law."  When the old latin author penned that liiie  he gave to the world the true principle of  mau's relationship to man us a citizen. But  what have we here 'i The local gover unent  taking from this community in fees for recording for lay-overs, licenses, etc., well nigh  a quarter of u million of dollars���in addition  to two or three million dollars expended by  t!io-,e coming" into the country. And what  return has this community got. An oligar-  cical display ol governmental authority that  recalls darker duys than the nineteenth century has seen, and that would not stand  anywhere but iu an isolated outskirt of  rivili/.ation like this retreat.  TukiS the matter of the appraisements and  adjustments iu the recent so-called land  sale. [���> it not true that the grossest uulaii1-  iics-, was piM-mitfe I or administered in regard to the valuations allowed, and the poor  man seem-, to have gotten i"; in the neck  everj time. Squatters' rights were in every  instance to be given fair consideration. Did  .they receive it? Dare the appraised values  be printed and distributed of the properties  in the various blocks? Was there the semblance of nepotism or favoritism or jobbery  in any of the allowances? Did the poor man  on Pearl street who has cleared a whole corner. 3d feet by ,11)iI feet deep and was only  given a HO foot lot and ���s2S appraisement get  a fair do'il? U this a single instance? Eolio  answers is it?  Then take the determined efforts of the  government officials to divert the busbies,  centre to the south end after the larger expenditures, b.v far the largest in the city,  huve been made b.v those living on Dis.-overy  street. Explanations are in order. -Nature  und common souse would have indicated  that the north end was the end.  I might go on, Mr. Editor, but forbear for  tiie present.  Just one word re the courtesy of the offi-  cials. As a gentleman I protest' against be-  in; snubbed by a ly official who is my servant as well us.the public's, particularly  when I think him not at least any more than  my equal, if that in any sense.  Than another grievance I have against the  member for Burrard andtheOttuvya author-  ties is this infernal mail farce. Was uf.y-  i liiugsd brazen, so contemptible ever known?  A man for a consideration secures a contract  AN   INTOLEHAUL'E   NUISANCE.  To the Editor of the Claim :       ,  Sii���At the request of nearly ail the respectable inhabitants of this section of the  city I write you in their behalf with the object of calling-the attention of the powers  that be to.the intolerable nuisances which  prevail iu and around the so-called Sawdust  Alley.     '������  The action ofjho Commissioner in sending  prostitutes out of the central part of the  city was entirely laudable, but why dump  them on us? Whv not go a little further and  send them outside the city limits? Aro those  unfortunate women kept inside the limit-,' so  that they may be eligible for police raids  and thus be iu a maimer taxed?  Are the authorities aware thut tho keepers  of these brothels are selling liquor right  along in open contempt and defiai.ee of the  law? Which is tho greater crime, tliat'or a  hungry man shooting a duck? Are the  authorities aware that this locality during  ull the hours of the night and morning, Sundays preferred, presents such scenes of way-  down riot, drunkenness, blasphemy and debauchery as would make a half docent devil  blush. If they know such things prevail  why not prevent them? If they don't know,  what are they drawing salaries for? Iu  oithor ease their duties are not being performed.  We pay our taxes aud claim the right to  huve a chance to sleep, which is impossible in  this locality, uuloss perhaps iu the daytime.  We claim to huve some littlo morality and  common decency and object to having  our feelings perpetually shocked by loud  moutlnd voicingsof the most filthy obscenity  and hair-raising blasphemy. Every evening  the late outspewings from the harronu Hock  down here prepared for any deviltry. More  liquor is easily obtained in the brothels and  the'result is pandemonium. We claim the  protection ugainst these crying: evils to  which we are lo;ally entitled, and hope to  get it before half of us are dead from insomnia or are driven into madness.  ClVH'jVS.  [This communication came in last'week,  and was in cold type when we leurned .thut  the authorities had statio.ied a special man  in'that section and fined the perpetrators  ?*) apiece tor their night's frolic���Ed.]  HOTEL VICTORIA  SURPRISE LAKE,  NOW OPEN  Bunks, drinks arid meals.      Private room's forladies.     Special rates for  packers.    Open day and night'. ' Mail leaves for Atlin daily.  -    .    ";    ,   Gold bought. i     .  LIST  YOUR  LOTS  AT    ���  Rant & Jones,   .  OLDEST  ESTABLISHED  BROKERS  -      OF ATLIN.  Pkarl St., A^lin, B. C.  II  A. R.  OTEL   IRVING.   -  Newly Furnished,  Eirst-Class Accommodations.  Wines, Liquors, Etc.  McDONALD, Proprietor.  Discovery St. and First Avenue.  A DAY AT SURPRISE.  tSoxing-  and  Cockfighting1  is  Fine  Sport for a Sporty i-eople.  The celebration of the Queen's birthday at  Surprise last Monday was a good one. The  delegation from Atlin was not very large,  three ' forming i the party, and the man  on horseback, the got fader to the Victoria  Hotel, brought back a 82.3U prize that he  won in a pistol-shooting competition witn  men wearing suoiv-g-lasses. The host and  his two lieutenant-, are a good combination  and a trio not easily forgotten if you ever go  tneir waj or meet them here below. The arrangement of details, from the cock-pit in  front ot tne hotel, to the prize-ring on the  hill, showed good sporting proclivities. The  day's programme -started out with pistols,  and terminated w ith a concert in the evening, and the c loiaest viand on ttie bill of far"  was this here concert. The music of Surprise  is goo 1, and doubly so when you find that  one guitar iu the company is made from  a Sunlight soap box und the player thereon,  Geo. Gabriel, an old theatre manager. They  have had ample time to practice between  stations on the Stickine and their parody on  "The Man That Broke the Bank of Monte  Carlo," will never grow old. Twill never  age. N. Caspinson. a trick violinist, afforded  more sport, iu imitating a parson preaching,  a donkey braj ing nntl a barber cutting hair  with bones. He surprised everybody with  his excellent renditions and was a fitting  iiuale. Anotlier very unusual contest and  seemingly out of place was the ugly face  competition. .Mrs. Caspinson won this hands  down. The glove contest between Kid Gallagher ami D. Kelly lusted three rounds and  afforded more amusement than others we  nave seen with bigger pretentions.  li'our competitors entered for the pistol-  shooting at 90 yards and J. II. Brow nlee won.  The ham on the greasy pole was won by  W. Hunt of the Stickine.  The liop-step-und-jiimp was won by Geo.  Gabriel.  The ugly face competition was won by Airs.  Caspinson.  In the cockfight D. Kelly won.  Kid Gallagher got a decision and the prize  money over D. Kelly in the three-round bout.  The dinner served atthe Victoria Hotel was  in keeping with the rest of the happy surroundings, and Mrs. Hill's excellent repast is  deserving  of   more than   passing  mention.  .Messrs. Oswald, Bluckwood and Shortil  are good men in any man's'country and  their elForts at entertaining the populace oj  Surprise were thoro-i ���rh' v a'..iismciated.  PINE TREE HOTEL.  I , DISCOVERY, B. C. t  When you come to Discover}-  Take shelter under the  TREE.  Finest of Liquors.  CHAS. R. OUBRIDGE, Mgr.  Good dining room run  in connection.    . ,  H. CANCELLOR, Caterer.  H  OTEL   VANCOUVER.  Everythiug-First Class.  Hates Reasonable.  Choice Wiiies<uutl Liquors.  Meals night and day.  SAMUEL   JOHNSTON   Proprietors.  HOUSE  PINE, CITY.  Good Liquors,  Good Wines  and Cigars.  Beds and Meals a Specialty.  LEATHERDALE, &   BURTON,  Proprietors.  HPHE INTERNATIONAL  1. HOTEL.  Good Liquors,       Good Wines,  Fine Cigars.  Howe & Olsen,  Proprietors.  Frist and Discover v.  Atlin.  for {riving- a service once i  week in Atlin ut  Tuesdaynigtit the ouxing cJncest between  Kid Hutch and Sammy Taylor took place in  the Yendome hotel. The affair was very onesided, Taylor being ontii-ely too light for his  opponent. At the end of the sixth round he  had sufficient and quit. The wrestling match'  advertised did not. come oil'.  First-Class Goods  And   First-Class   Service.  Rates Reasonable.  Choice Wines,  Liquors and Cigars.  JAS.   H.   RUSSELL,    Proprietor  rpHE MINERS' REST,  I Discovery.  Ol'KXED  ON THK  22ND  OF APUIL LAST.  AH kinds  of liquors and cigars.   Good uc-  commodutiou.   Formerly of Teslin Luke.  SABBIN & MalNNES, Props.  A  TLIN HOTEL.  First Hotel  In Atlin.  Fine Liquous and  goou boakd.    .  AL. GALAUNO, Prop.  OTEL    O.     K.  Choice Wines,   ���  Liquors uud Cigars.  First Avenue.  WM. Cl'KOK. Manager.  Enjoy home accommodation  by stopping at  The Exchange  Choicest liquors and cigars  iu the city..  Table and bods     ' '  unsurpassed.   Meals ut all hours.  Maher and Mead.  J. Maher, Manager. ' ><  Corner  2nd and Discovery,  Atlin.  The British Hostelry  :  ,(^>  -" . - .  LOG CABIN,  B. G.  ' ��� <,���  A spot where the weary sojourner  can find rest. ���        v ���  T. TUG WELL, Prop.-.  MASONIC  NOTICE.  All   Masons  take   notice  that   a  Masonic.  register is   kept at the office   of^Robt.  R.  Maitlaud, First Street, Atlin, where they are  requested to call anil record   their names,  whether at present in  Atlin, or upon their .  arrival. _ ,        ...  In case of needed relief for any member of   j  the craft please inform any of the following  members of the Atlin Aiasonic Relief Association, viz.:  F. McB.  YOUNG, ROBT. R. MAITLAND,  A. S. CRttSS, J. N. ROSE.  C. D. MASON, JNO. H. KILMER,  R. R. MAITLAND, Secretary.  Atlin Lake and Bennett Lake Mining Divisions, Cassiar District.  Notice is hereby given that the close season  proclaimed by the order of W. J. Rant, Gold  Commissioner, dated October 13th, 1898, is  hereby extended until the 15th day of June,  1899, und that all placer claims legally held in  the Atlin Lake and Bennett Lake Mining Divisions are laid over till the said 13th day of  June, 1899, and all the lay overs granted during the said close season are extended accordingly to said last mentioned tlate.  J. D. GRAHAM,  Gold Commissioner.  Atliu, B. C. May 12th, 1899.  Applications for Land.  Sixty days from date hereof I intend to apply to the. Chief Commissioner of Lands  for permission to lease or purchase three islands for agricultural purposes (I herewith  acknowledge pumping stution rights previously applied for) containing twenty-nine  ucres moro or less and situate opposite Atlin  townsite in a westerly direction on Atlin  Lake, each island being staked with an  initial post on its northwestern extremitv.  WM. S. C. BLI/1ARD.  Atlin, B. C, April 10. 1899.  Take notice that we, the undersigned,  thirty days after date, intend applying to the  Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lauds and Works  for a lease of laud situate on Pine Creek  at junction of Spruce and Pine Creek trails.  Commencing at a post marked s.w. corner,  running thence S chains north, thence 10  chains east, thence 5 chains south, thence  back to point of commencement.  F. H. STIRLING,  LOUIS CUPPAGJE.  Muy 5th, 1899.  Notice: Pierson and Vincent huve this day  located five acres of ground for garden purposes, situated as follows: Commencing at  a post in the centre of Discovery and Sixth  streets, running one hundred and seventy-  four rods east by north, parallel with Discovery street^ thence seventy-five rods north to  location stake; thence north forty rods:  thence west twenty rods; thence south forty  rods: thence east twenty rods to locution  stake. Wm. N. Piehson,  S. S. Vincent.  Atlin, May 9,1899. m!8jS  Take notice that we, Robert Dinsdale and  D. L. Kelly, SO days after date intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Lauds and  Works for permission to lease or purchase the  following described land containing about  5 ucres for agricultural purposes, viz.: Commencing at a point one-half mile from Atlin  Lake, bounded on the south side by Discovery trail and running about 7 chains parallel  with the said trail towards Atliu Lake;  thence ut right angles north-west 7 chains;  thence at right angles north-east 7 chains;  thence at right angles south-west 7 chains to  the point of commencement.  ROBT. DINSDALE.  D. L. KELLY.  AtHn, B. C, May 8th, 1��W.  'Dp  1  Wj  'IV^.��,H.rt>������u��M..  BiMaMiilMlMHMa  mm&mmmmmmmMwmism **'  ������"��� *(?* ,v~ *  > j ^   r -       r  , ,''.v    '   j.' i    <-.      ,'-.'��{'       >  ��  /V  ,ii"    v * - ft    x  '      l 4   >     r u J <  A,    'AA.    > -,'  ST  I?-;  r  j(  I-  i  l!   "  J <  Ri  /'-it.  W  ATLIN,    B. C,   SATURDAY,   MAY   27, ' 1899.  THE QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY  , Gave Good Sport to the Citizen's  of Atlin.  The Orator of the Day Touches on  Joe and his Politics.  could give no decision unless something  of 11 permanent nature wus done. Yes, the  fight w as fast and furious ami Lilley got the  first knockdown, while Carroll drew first  blood. The reieree at first gave the decision  us a draw ami then reversed it ami named  Carroll as the winner. They ure going to  have one to a linish soon and we'll let you  know about it. -  The.oelebrution of the pioneer 21th of Ma.v  in A til i >mis fully honored aud no committee  that ever handled sports iu any country did  better work. JNot" a minute wus lost from  the,time the oration wus delivered till the  last event on tlie( programme had seen its  finish. The sports wero clean, fast and up-  to-date. The purse of ii7u0 wus a vintage  for mou Of swiftness and alacrity, aud in no  arouu did we ever witness truer contests.  Not a crookod job was hoard of in the long  dnj's sport und every man, woman a id child  on our crude race track enjoyed themselves  to the fullest murk.      _ ,_ '  At 10 a. in. the oration wus given birth uud  Rev. Mr. Pringle won friends in the multitude by his reference to tho misgoverned  condition of this country. "I cannot understand how Joe Murtin could have made  such a bungling mistake as he is undoubtedly the father ot. I never imagined that any  part of Canada could be so abused. I hope  I'll bo here and have a vote at the next election," he said with up-raised palm to heaven.  .From this he passed on to the Anglo-American alliance aud brought forth cheers iu re-  - spouse to the statement that the Anglo-Saxon stock must stand united against the  world. Then he eulogized the only woman  iu the world���our Queen���and finished b>  inviting the multitude to join iu singing Gotl  . Save Our Queen, which thej did. This end-  .' ed the prelude to the daj's festivities ana  sent the ball of (mirth along rejoicing.  The appended programme"and the winners  of the various contests is as follows:  MORNING PROGRAMME.  10:S0 a. m.���Putting snot, corner Discovery  and First streets, First prize $20; 2nd, *10.  Black 1st, Sweeney 2nd.  10:45 a. m.���Sack race, Vancouver Hotel to  corner First and Discovery streets, 1st, ��10;  2nd, sa. ,  " Kid " Hutch 1st, Lillie 2nd.  11 u. m.���Tossing cubcr, corner First and  Discovery streets. 1st 5'2o; 2nd $10.  Black 1st, no second.  11:15 a. m.���Quarter mile race, start opposite Mcintosh's store, run to corner First and  Discovery streets, 1st &3j; 2nd j>15.  ���\\ atson 1st.  11:45 u. m.���Throwing 56-lb. weight, at cor-  Aer First uud Discovery, 1st $20; 2nd ��10.  Sw eeuey 1st, Dr. MacLenuan 2nd.  A Fl'LRNOON PROGRAMME..  1 p. in.���100-jard dash, start opposite Mcintosh's store, run towards Pearl street, 1st  !*...); 2nd sin.  Clarke 1st, Watson 2nd.  1:15 p. m.���Pole vaulting at corner of Pearl  and First streets. 1st ��2j; 2nd >10.  Carroll 1st, Patterson 2nd.  1:80 p. m.���Pack race, 50-lb. puck, same  course as 100-yard race, 1st 5>20; 2nd ^1U.  i/id not fill.  1:45 p. m.���Hurdle race, 120 yards, over  same course as 100-yard race, 1st ��20; 2nd ��10.  Pencher 1st, Boult 2nd.  2 p. m.���Mule race, start Watson uveuue up  First to Discovery street, 1st is2U; 2nd slO.  Sipp 1st, Mcintosh 2nd.  2:15 p.m.���������Pack-u-back  race, one partner  carry the other 50-yards, then change and be  carried .")U yards to finish, 1st .>2u; 2nd >ld.  Peucher-Rant 1st, Mcintosh Bros. 2nd.  2:30  p. m.���Broad jump, same ground  as  pole vaulting, 1st !52u; 2nd fell).  Kennody 1st, Sweenej 2nd.  2:4> p. m.���Mule  pack  race,   200-lb.   pack,  same course us mule ruce, 1st ��20; 2nd >.10.  One prize only.  !l p. m.���Running high  jump, sumo pluce us  pole vaulting, 1st jJ2u; 2nd .>lll.  Sweeney 1st, Puncher 2nd.  !i:15 p. in.���220-yard dash, from opposite Mcintosh's store towards Trainor avenue, 1st  $3u; and oli. ,  Watson 1st. Mcintosh 2nd.  8:30 p. m.���Pony  race, under lo hands high,  same course us mule ruce, 1st >>3i); 2nd %,15.  Owens 1st, Mack 2nd.  3:45 p. m.���Steeple chu��e, same course  us  mule ruce, 1st o4u; 2nd ->2u.  Pugmore 1st, Boult 2nd. ���  4 p. m.���Running hop, step and jump, same  pluce as pole vaulting, 1st >20; 2nd %S10.  Kennedy 1st, Sw eeney 2nd. ���  4:15  p.   m.���Tug-of-war,   Capt.   Thagard's  team vs. Cupt. Runnie's ut corner Peurl uud  First, S30.  Raunie's team.  4:30p.m.���Log-cutting contest in  front of  Atlin Hotel, Watson avenue, 1st !?2J; 2nd $10.  Three entries necessary to ensure second  prize being given.  Did not fill.  THE AUSTRALIANS DINE.  Good Food, .Good .Whisky and Good  -.    v    '   ' Cheer Prevail.'   ' ^  i ' > ;  The Australians are a jovial crowd at un>  time, but when the} meet around the festive  board they shine. This wus the case on Wednesday evening'when the Australian club  members and some frionds met to honor the  Queen's blrthdaj. Under the presidency of  Mr. Gregory the evening passed pleasantly.  The supper was good, the whisky sweet and  tho speeches excellent. .The following was  the toast-hit: The Queen, Governor-General  uud Lnd.v Mluto. Mr. Arthur proposed the  Army and Navy, to which Mr. Gunning replied. 'Mr. Hollls sung John Bull, uud for an  enuorojrhore's a Light in tho Window. Mr.  Kerwui, in un excellent speech, proposed  Tho Land Wo Came From, which was ably  replied to by Mr. Lawronce, this gentleman  also entertaining with u couple of songs. Mr.  Jamieson proposed The Land We Live In,  uud Hulcrow replied, dealing in pructical  manner v\ ith his subject, Mr. ^Walker, Absent Friends, Mr. Webster. Songs, Mr.  Carrol und Hollis. Mr. Yeates, The Ladies,  Mr. Gurdner. The President, Our Guests,  Mr. Anderson. Mr. Thornloy in proposing  tho toast Our Mines and Miners, paid a vei v  high tribute to the mineral wealth of British  Columbia. Deficient administration of the  laws was doing much to keep back this industry, however. Mr. Korwiu replied in an  able manner. Mr. Shallcross proposed the  toast of The Press, which w as "responded to  by H. Cow an. After several other toasts had  been proposed and drank to the company  adjourned, ull voting the evening a most  pleasant one.  STOP   WHliRB   THE   MINERS   S'iOP.  R. C; Anzer's Discovery Hotel  Cor. Discovery and Second Streets, Opposite Merchants Bank   ���  of Halifax.        , '     ���  Private rooms for ladies. Best Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  ,    FINEST    HOTEL    IN    THE    NORTH.  '.    Auction sale of claims every Saturday night at 8 p. in.    Music every  night at 7' p. m. under the direction of Mr. Jack Harrison. .      f  ' Nothing Too Good for the Prospector.  Have your mail addressed to R. 'C. Anzer'sDiscov'ery.Hotel, Atlin, B. C.  ' 'V  fcl   I,  REFUSED TO TREAT HIM  Because He Wouldn't Guarantee  the Cost of Keep  Bob Wright Threatened to Go to  the Indian Village for Relief.  Some local sports took in the boxing con-  tost ut Discovery yesterday. Two good boys  came into the office this morning and this  is what they suid about Tom Lilley's bout  with Tug Carroll: We sot value for our  money and was better than fights nearer to  our door. Tho affair took place in the open  and no admission price was-charged. Tug  Carroll is a big man and weighs 190, while  Tom Lilley tips the scale ut 160. The fight  lusted Hvo rounds uud ut the end of the third  the   refnree  was so mvstifled that he said he  "Bob" Wright of Dyea, but claiming New  Brunswick as Lis home, was out hunting on  Monday and in consequenoe is minus three  ringers on his right hand.  This case is of more than usual interest.  Mr. Wright claims to have called 011 Dr. Monro for treatment aud that gentleman refused to dress his hand. Following are the  tw o sides of the question uud the public ure  left to draw their own conclusion.  "I don't usuully keep shells in a gun," he  suid on Wednesday morning w hilo sitting on  a couch in the upper part of the receutl}  finished Central hotel, "but this time I did.  The gun w as resting on a log aud on the barrel of the weapon was the palm of my right  ha id when she went off. The acoideut occurred about four miles out of town on  Discovery road. I vv as tired und almost ex-  huusted when I met Mr. Rice opposite Rice  & Hustie's Hotel, and he started out with  me to find a doctor. We wont to Dr. Lum-  bert's office und found he had gone to Discovery. From there wo went to Dr. Monro's  office. The place v. us locked up. We then  went to the hospital on Third street. No  doctors wore there. The nurse brought in  some water and I placod my hand in the  basin. A short vv hilo aftor.the doctor���Monro���came in und looked ut my hand and told  me not to bathe it any moro. He then called  Mr. Rice outside and asked him whethor I  had any money or not. I overheurd the  conversation. Mr. Rice replied that he did  not kuuw w hat I had here, but thut I had  good property in Dyeu. The doctor then  came in and told me I hud better go dovvi,  und rustle some mone> und then go and see  tne trustees. I told him thut if I couldn't  find a doctor in town I'd go over to the Indian  village and see Taku Juck. I wus getting  cranky uud weak aud wus looking for a  a place in which to lie. I told the doctor I  djd not want to stay in the hospital; I simply wanted my hand dressed und then leuvo  for homo. I told tho doctor that if I could  shape myself I would buy out the old hospital. I then picked up my old frock, tied  it around my hand and iu company with Mr.  Rice walked out.  THE  DOCTOR'S BTATKMKNT.  Dr. Monro was seen yesterday in regard to  the matter and this is his statement: When  the man camo in I looked at his hand, callad  his friend out into the hull and told him  that if this man camo into tho hospitul someone would have to guarantee his keep. His  friend disclaimed any responsibility iu tho  matter. Wright heard what I suid and made  some remark ubout his having property in  Dyea und being able to buy the whole blank  hospital. I asked him if he would guarantee, that the cost of the dressings would be  paid. He did not reply to the question, but  stated in an imot'uit iiiimner that there wrrr  other doctors in .town. I simply told him  thut he could go w herover he plensed, but  he could huve his hand dressed if he would  guarantee the cost of the dressing. ' He  rolled up his hand and walked, out. The  reason vv hy I, did this wud beoause Rome  months ago I took the man out of a hovel,  dirty and covered with vermin, and attended  him for ubout six weeks for scurvy. He  was kept at great expense and instead of being destitute was possessed of considerable  collate! al. Mr. Graham, Government Agent,  attempted to get some return for the money,  ,but without success. For the service I  rendered I did not even get thanks. He  made no pretentions at being destitute and  I'm perfectly-justified in the course I have  taken. The man bears a very unsavory  reputation. I have been oredibly informed  that he shot a man in Dyea u year or so ago  and consider, him to be a dead beat and  worthless character. I have never yet, and  never w ill refuse to treat any deserving case,  vv bother they have money or not, but in this  instance I was justified in my action.  "There are my books," said the doctor to  the interview er, "and >ou can see for yourself the number'of destitute cases which I  have treated." The number is large, and the  doctor w ants it understood, onco and for all,  that the hospital is private property, not  supported by public funds. The proceeds of  the various charity balls have been turned  over to the Citizens' Relief Committee and  expended bj them as they have seen lit. We  therefore have the right to admit or refuse  anyone we think not deserving.     '  Mr, Rice corroborates Mr. Wright's side of  the case and says they left the hospital and  made their way to a physician's cabin at the  rear of the International hotel. There they  found that the doctor hud no instruments at  hand. From there they wont to Dr. Phillip's  corner Trainor and First, where they pulled  him out of bed "and the operation was performed whereby part of the hand was taken  off.  C.   H/JONES.,    '  '. TENT AND SAILMAKER. 'J   "'  i t>  Wholesale Dealer in  CANVAS    HOSE,      COTTON    ,DUCKS (  , DRILLS,    ETC.   -,", t  ' 9 to 13 Water St., Vancouver.  O HELTON & CO.,  ' UPHOLSTERERS, -  Importers and  Manufacturers of  Fine Furniture.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  [PRINCIPAL   BATH   HOUSE'  And laundry.      t.  Best  Equipped  Establishment  ^ in Atlin.  Lake Street, near. Sawmill.  J.  STOREY,  ���Wholesale Dealer in -  Saddlery, Horse Clothing, * >.'  Pack Saddles, Etc.,,Etc.  Hastings Street, Vancouver, B. C." ' ."  'i- $7-  1    ;rx -  V    1 -r �����  Through the bursting ot u pulley at the  Atliu Luke Lumber Go.'s mill M. P. Berrigun  w us badly cut about tho face. He vv as tuken  to the hospital where the wounds were  dressed.  A f rieud of J. J. Woods, of Spruce creek,  asks us to state that the latter gentleman is  alive and kicking aud was not drowned as  reported. He has no such love for w ater as  to seek a grave iu it.  A  TLIN'LOUNGE AND MATTRESS FACTORY-.     ���'  Wire Woven Springs ins  Stock.  1  '      3.  ��� First  D.   DURIE,i  und   Discovery.             , 1  S1  MSON'S  VARIETY STORE.  Carr.vin  .V a   large stock of  Stationery, Tobacco, Etc.  Ladies'   "Wearing   Apparel   is   a  Special  Feature.  -' First and Rant Streets.  A  Send  E. I. PILLMAN  Funeral   Director   and  Embalmer  Third and Discovery,    Atlin, B. C.  Bodies Embalmed for Shipmenta Specialty.  Orders on short notice. f  AH kinds of Funeral Supplies ut reasonable rates.  -  THE  -  KOOTENAY - HOUSE  A Home for all the Old  Timers of  Kootenay.  HAYWOOD    &    BYRON,  Proprietors.  NDY LINTON, * BOAT "    '������  BUILDER,'  VANCOUVER, B. C.       t  your measurements and   he  will do the rest.'  O. K.  "BATHS r  BARBER  SHOP.  The bath rooms are equallj us good  as found in cities. Side entrance for  ladies.  LINK & PRATT. Props.  First Street.  il B. CAMERON & CO.  Auctioneers,  Valuators and general business  Agents, Sale and Storage Rooms.  Pearl Avenue,  above First Street,  Atlin, B. C.  Thirty years' experience in tho leading  mining camps of the world.  Consignments handled to the best advantage and prompt returns made.  Will sell publicly or privately, as desired,  all kinds of merchandise, houses und lots,  furniture, live stock, mines, etc.  Business conducted on broad-gauge principles. Watch this spuce for future ads. and  ilntcs of s.iles.  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 its  Quick and Safe Delivery  At Atlin, B. C.  ���     M. J. MACGREGOR,  Agent.  CAMPION   &   CO.,  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.  First Street.  !>.,'-  wmsBmgBkaBssamsittmiWSiaiimmiit  mMmmmmMmmtsmh ,���.,     ^vpw^-.  .^UMnw.nu>iiittliWKi tfr*.��[.WBKi,li_.. iCJ^ai.l^UTItJWCW'*  ATLIN,    fa. C,   SATURDAY,'MA-V  IMo.  We tin ve Hindu urn, ii,;,i:n.Hit'j with John McCarthy fin1 the c.velusive handling of Trir.  ('UIM on the creeks nntl nl Discovery. IVi-  inaiuMit subscriber1! at the [utter will hnvt*  their paper, left at tho Gold House untilsui-li  lime u~ tlw liiMiry of a poM-ollico Is afforded them. Our miln-criptiou rate is ijFn jnnr,  p.tyubln uhtnui ol" tune.    Single copies ������!><���.  PICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  is     i  illls  Mi-Cnrt.'t.v A. Co., Si-oi^ anil Unrtliwi;  Trunk   Tug'geri,   .Vancouver.    H.C.,  troiil>]>*  Hor   obtiiiiiiuu   money   under  prutense-t. ,  McCarthy & C��.. Station and Cireuliitiiitf  Library, ������W volumes. .   ,  .1. Stein was lined *VJ hut SaturJiij m*rn-  iujz tit police headdimrters for -u'lliusr Scotch  wu'mky wilhont a license.,  McCarthy A Co., Cueap (rrooarb's, Dh-  viivery beliveen First und Second.  An alien ciin buy all the real estate he has  money to pay for. Ho uan-.locato ull the  lodgeit between here aud the moon ; buj up  nil tin" hydraulic propositions on earth, but  when if comes ,to iiuyiug u creek claim hi*  money i�� no tood. Wouldn't that make u  Horse luus.'h'*'  Oneot the events of the week w.is the grand  opening of li. V. Aii/.er'-* llim-owjry Motel, on  Tuesiiiij, May iivA. The affair was given  under the direction of .Mr. Harry liurri-toii,  the noted serio-comic- sineor from Seattle.  Prof. Goodwill danced in costume- Warner  M.,rr;�� mill the Atlin Orchestra ot five pieces  rendered sel^crious.  Uiisiuess for the cominv; week in police,  quartoru vv ill be brisk. One man will be up  on Mondaj for pilotius a mule across to  Taku. and killing the animal thero because  he- couldn't puck enoiiffh. The man went out  to Skatfimy nftt-r rhul ami came in not lnn��r  ayo, perhaps in seureli of u.ioth'*r, when out  police nabbed him, aad if he don't gM away j  tuo probabilities are 'be Government will  be at a (rreat expense for keep. Perhups the  authorities nhouiil have mis, jriiuninif-oti  tht-m. ,  The lot owners and others on Peuri Avenue  > have collected tf'iM v\ hich th��j propose to use  tor the improvement of b-.itl street. " Wut-  ton and Discovery Avenues are possessed of  outlets." said J. IL Ki'<sell use other tiuj,  "and we propose show mp the town what  Pt-ui-1 Avenue cun do when we put ourshoul-  tlet-i. to thu wheel. There N no Government  contribution about thin; purelj private, and  ���*. hen the w ork i, completed a cordui oj roatl  fir tor a bicjclc w ill rest on the swamp back  of Third stroot." Tenders, we believe, have  already been called for.  We would lilt-e to lemiiid our renders that  wis have in tho neighborhood of ton conimu-  ni-vitioiis, oviiry one of which is about tun;  tohimu in length. We would like to publish  them ull, but since half the number contain  libel aud w�� don't care uoout beiuji sold out  lor old iron, they don't appear. Th>- other*,  if we are Riven time. ,vill do so. A coiiutr.v'  -with no judicial functionaries would appear  to be a stood field for n-wspAper latitude,  but jou can't tilwu>s teli what order-iu-  council Is hiui^iiiK: around the premis'i;. Tiie  communication njipeiiriuu elsewhore isoiif*  uf tliii uumbu.-, and iu it > oiitaiiifc the jrisit of  thy hunch ��fi publihh it.  Ada n (roiiil, mi'bund ol Mm.. Oo.lil. at the  loriif.r of Vv'uInoii and I'irut, came iu iu-t  Uiurs.lay w .ri a fumib ot nvn, three bojr,  find two ziris. After u rt-sideuce of ]fi year.,  ii: tae i-.eijiib-u-.'iood uf Sooke, V. I., he bit.  d ii i.led tlu-.t there is nothui;*- '�� farming: und  i* liikiiip,- to mining. He had a tluriperoii"  f'Xlitirlence crossing Atlin anil Taku. His  li"i:n went through the ice ��t*v��>rul time-,  A-.id thliifrs looked decidedly blue. Tin- whole  party were .swimminc onco, with thf Kind  half ii. the water and half out. Hia daughter  Dora, the elder of the two. pulled him out of  rtfi icy hoi,!, .fid now li** kii\>- jrirU al1" better  than bo>-.  If the I'rovinee has no jurisdiction in sending iu a judtft*. tho same ple.i cannot be iield  in reir'ird to the police. Th**re tuny possibly  be *ouie justification in the would-be murderer \> tilkinjf out of the police station, aud  taking his wiij alonj? the water front to  freedom, when we are told that the police  are on and off claims weekly, chasing jumpers. .MiHer, on Discovery, lodged a complaint with hoadtnutrters that no less than  ton men wero working on his claim on Pine.  This took place on the J2inl. Mr. Vickori-  went upon the 2Hrd mid put thein oil and  told them to stay oil'. Of cousse our limited  police stuff cunitot be a* Dm"overy und Atlin  at tho same time.  A iilae** where thf ol I l<*<l';e man from  Kootenay can iln 1 cou'torl aud placid tr,-ut-  rn��iiit ie thu htiiisi* biririni; that n.-iiiK1 ut t,lif  nornnr of I'irHt ��� nn 1 Trainor. .1 sp >t<ialt.v i-  mailn of mixed driukf uud the two Jack-.,  thti niji-lit one untl the day one, nr��< u/i to all  rvtiulrnuii'atH. When billy Ha.wvood and  Jack llyron camo this way a tent allorded  ihetteai-v muu from below *helt"r. Tliis is  now all >iluiui;ed, and Atlin Iiiinb*'!-, well seasoned and high-priced h<m t.tko-i its place  I' ciwt ii dollar or so 'o do (hit, but Flilly  di��ftjin't I'cirft, because he is u inoney-inuker  sn Paradis*) or out ot it. The surrjunrlinuj,  the location ut the corner of Trainor untl  Firht tire {rood un<* next fall tho real estiite  ftlone will briiijf in the price i:,f four or five  iioteU. Bounded by four or live old Vaneou-  Vdi- HruiK ii (inouali guarantee . to mUccbuij in  futuri��.   Tho bolide ie  papered  thrbiijrho'nt  a-i��    i    ,-i-.:.r,j.A,,.-.i.4    ,-,������,[     ;,|||    '.;,.��(>    ,-.n(     Iln;  M.i ingfiuhf.tr>. when  the llr'it fire strikes tliy  ���THli-  Dr. W. G. Mitchell and.Jus. Mclviiinou were  juilpfcs ot the sjiorts held at Discovery on the  ^lili.   The sturfer  win,   Adam   Hoppeu.   The I  "lerk of the course was R. Oubridge and it is j  sul'e   to  say no caninea wore 11-fii-ld that du.v I  w ilh Chun. Ii. on tho trail.     ' I  liapt. W. J. Fallon, di-tcoverei- ol Kullou  Cre��H and pioneer of Atlm, has issued a call  for a perinunent reorganization ol the Atliu  Pioneer Club at li. C. .Inzer]* Di.scoverj  Hot el, cm Tiiovduy, May 8uth, & p.' iii. All wiio  m-i* iutorxfited are reqiieited to attend the'  meeting. '  A dunce will be given in-liice it Hustio'*.  UfiCel, cornel1 Kii'st nntl Discover*., next  U'cdne^day evening^ Oood music will be  provided.' ThetiH'iiir i-. under thecoiiipetont  supervision <,t Messrs. li. Macintosh and li.  C. Kelly. Invitation extended tti ull. Admission, -si.  Merchants Rank of Halifax  $1,500,000.00  $1,250,000.00  Dust' assayed  Archie    did    hlich   a   business   on   the  that he hud to call in an ebonv image.  The  name   Pent her   in   the   report  ot  -.port*, iduiulil reail Pinder.  L'ith  the  HE DIDN'T BUY,  . "  ixcorporatkj) iso1.). ,  -  Paid-Dp Capital '.    -    .  Rest   -   -   -   i   -   -   -   -'   A   general   Banking, business;   transacted.      Gold  ,s        *        purchased.  Drafts issued and money transterredf to any part of the world.  The First Bank to Open in Atlin.  \V.  A. SPIiNCliR     - ' -     -     -     -  ,, Manager Atlin Branch.  P. BURNS & CO.,  Wholesale   -  and  Cornkr  and  First  ~   Retail   ~   Butchers.  AND-    PlSARL    STREKTS. .  Bur, He Carries a List, of 140 Claims  ���   'He'd Like .to Cuy.  " I hear you have bonded Discovery on  Pine for ^ti'i.Wti, M. do Luinure?" suid a Claim  man to the big Parisian on Thursday. Tho  gontluinuii iu qutfstion i�� one of the largest  individual owners of rual esti��te in Atlm, and.  lie ha�� money left yet tor mining purposes.  M the Government auction -ale, thirty-five  lots were knocked down to him. ' r>  "How you hear thut'c" .lu* replied: "J.told  uo one about it: 'tis not .so- -not Disoovory on  Pino t havii a livt (pulling it out fit>hi��  pocket) there, some 140 claims, and everything was in readiness for closing the various  deals,, when I found out that an alien cannot  buy a cluiui. What foolish laws this countrj  makes: in tho Nortbwesi Territories, iu  I)awsou,'>ou can buy all you can pay forbore you must become a British subject. I  made all inquiries about the matter after  having agreed to take 'over the different  properties. I w us, told I could go to Victoria,  form a company w ith Ilriti.sh subjects at the  betid, and then op^r'ite them. 1 w ill not do  that: no, no. I go to "Dawviri on the first  boat and may be back in the fall."     ,, '  Builders' Hardware, Miners' Supplies,  Tinware,  Granitware,.  Etc., 'Etc  TlNSHOP   IN. CONNECTION.  ?no$. OUNN  & CO., (Limited.)  ���FIRST STRKKT  ATLIN, B. C.  A  a  Si-  ner.  HhTTi'jR THAN A IJANK.- ,  ���awmill iu thl- country is better than  ittle National Hunk, w rote Lester Tur-  of the iibovi���iiameil bunk, to Me.srs  renmint <t Kuknr, before our vojul mail service threw nut the -li-trt-ss bigual botw ae>,  Golden Gate and fair Atlin. Everybody hereabouts knows Teunant und also Huker.'Ttiev  are aliei'i. and come from a foreign land.  What a pitj we have not more just such  men to tilt along the vv heel ol enterprise,  and throw buck water on some of our  chronic kicker*, who .sit around and kick.  :mdr kick, and kick. Gabriel was in a gold  eountvj not a wit richer than Atliu, and it  didn't suit tiim. He didn't take the first bout  out, either. He is working a claim on u lu.v  yet. we are told, uud no doubt iu time will  huve lollower.s from Atliu. 01 course, it is  not to hi-surmised thut Messrs. Tennant A  Maker will be there with a sawmill plant.  No, not al nil. They huve u better'thiiig her,,  vviih lumber ull the way from s,lUU to ^\l~'.  Tli'-y came iu iu Mureli and tho first cut*  went so rapidly thut ttie.v continued cutting  without u root. They ure iij.ed up better  noti, with good office quarters und ucconuiio-  'tatioM tor their 2i men.  TIIE P. P. COMPANY  :��� Carry a full 'line of  1 ' '   " "��� T *N  ' Staple and. Fancy Supplies.  Quality First Class.  Prices Right.     Correspondence  licited.'-' Inspection Invited.  vSo-  ; PARSONS  PRODUCE COMPANY,  First   .Street. .'- ��� ���,. '       Atlin,   B. ��� C.  Atlin Lake Lumber Co.  (Limited.;  ROUGH and  DRESSED.  LUMBER  E. Rosselli, Manager.  w.  H. .VICKERS.  Real Estate Broker,  .. Conveyancer  and Notary Public   '  Cor. Third and Pearl,   opposite Gov. Oiflce.  Of  All  Kinds.  Pioneer Auction Mart  H K isnrji) Hl.tl hr.lir..  Vancouver W'oiliiof l>*th April:  '"Two of .vest��*rdn.v- arrival.-, at the Vnn-  .oiivei- were .Mes-sr-. K,*rtium Tennyson, Q.C,  a nephew ot the late poet luiireute, uml ���!. VS.  .McGilivia.v, ot Invenie-s, Scotland. IJ ri 111 lire  'louud tor tli" .North nntl will .spend until  ik��\I autumn iu a trip throu^-li the Atlin ai-d  i.us-iur ilistri *ts, jifiiiiH up mu Skusrurtymiu  ���oinin-i out via the Stickine river.  A DANCE   Will  be  "���lien in  RICE  &   HASTIE'S   HOTEL  L\>  WKDXKSDAY HVLXING,  MAVlllst,  llo'tr. '���( \flN-ii).-i[ anil   !.'. C. Ki.ijt.v.  GREGORY   &   CO.,-  Auctioneer-.  Anlion   Sales  every   A\'ednesday  and vSaturday at 2 p. m.  Gooii prioc�� realized on outfits.  nPHE" KOOTENAY  JL , DINING  ROOM  A choice spot tor an ��� ��  Atlin epicure in which to worship.  Mrs. Miles, Proprietress.  $IOO Reward.  Notice is hereby (riven that & rewurd .of  SIUll w il! be paid by tin* Govei-uun'iit of IJrir-  iuh Columbia for the uppreh'-nsiou of  GAKKTT  LIE.N'IGA.  who in charged w ith  attempted   murder on  Muy Sth.  Description���Germtin. (speaks broken Entr-  liwh). fair comple.\ioii. nli.rht tuft of hair on  his chin, virjrin growth. High forehead, two  teeth  in   upper    jaw   separated   above   the  UV<���- G.D.GRAHAM,  (ToveruirHMit  Ai.rt*nt.  The music is of the  best   ii:  Atlin,  and the  admission is ^1.    Invitations extended.  HHHE   A*RCADE,  A..        Pearl stree*  Call   in ancl   see the little  hammer that knocked down  all the Inu, in the townsite  of Atlin.  Archie L. Brownlee, Manager.  B0;  \RD   OF   TRADE.  A new house on First, between Rant and Pearl.  YVkigiit & Callhueath,    iJrops.  THE NORTHERN HOTEL,  FIRST STREET.  The biggest house in Atlin:  Everything1 first-class.  Thagard   &   Turney,   Proprietors.  \  VICTORIA GROCERS.  miners' supplies.  WILSON &   CURWEN,  First street, Atlin.  B  RITISH MINERS' PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION.  Meets every Saturday evening in  their own tent. All British miners  are invited to attend.  NOTICE.  Anybody desiring to rent or use  in any way, five ponies, can do so  by communicating with me at the  Central' Hotel, First aud Trainor.  Bob Wright.  Applications  for  Land.  lake notice thut f, within thirt.v dnjs  from dute intend applyift;; to the Assistant  Commissioner of Lands und Works for a  If:;! it* of live acres- of luud, situate about two  untl one-half miles from Atlin, near Pine  Oreeki for live yenr*,Us follows: Cotnmene-  iififfii'ifitiiil post, N*. XV. c runuiiijr southerly  17" yards untl easterly Mil yards.  A    . ��� . KORKRT' f?!!.IKKSON. .  .1 tliti. V��.c ���.'���!i->t,   l,::',!".!.  ALLAN & CAMPBELL  Headquarters for  Fine Boots and Shoes,  Rubber Boots, Miners' Prot��  pectors in endless Variety.  A West side of l-'irst Stivc-t.  Ho, for Dawson.  We will leave for Daw son direct lroiii Atlin  with lursro buries on or about Juno 1st, tak-  iiiB \iusseiiiTern uud fi���isjht ut reduced rates-.  Call eurly und secure spuce and pussajje nt  Sineluir's sawmill, L'. G.Crocker untl J. S.  llouser.  M  CEEOD & SEARLE,  NOTARIES   PUlil.IC,  Minos and Kenl IXtntu Bousht und Sold,  Conveyaiioliiir, lite.   Satisfaction  Guurnnteed.  PKAKL AM) TrirRI).  Also fi'i-ciit for th*! Atlin   l.ukf Liiiiibt1!1 Co.  llrHpfN tiikcii.  ': i  ���J  (���;  *" *f ����eaj*ii  ���w*iT*r*''z^^^iirtvm*K^^vsStt'u^^  'miiMWMt.w^cnw'ij *���  i* ���*'"��'��'tm*t.wywniianttilK*r}31gr

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