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 ijja?^^-^^^^SM^^Sw��S5S3S5  i��otgb-j******iwss^��ssss��as^^  9 I j  ~ tt.Art.'i^wS.^^iSttn ^Twa-^wo^wi,^  1**"     *  VOL.    7.   '  ATL-rN, B.X./SATURDAY., NOY1CMBUR     8. iyo:  ���' NO.  173-  NO RIfiilTS BY ABANDONMENT    ���  ����� -      -  Ai IxiiJOitantc Di:uijn , RsnHered   by  His   Ho.ior,   Juctee  Henderson.  O/oi'-Strclng' 'of   Claims   on   Gold- Run   Produces * an   Un-axpceud  Jiulument.���' When,  ,Fas . a    Miner' tho   Klth't "of-' Aban-  ' ������ donment?!"^. - -A     tjuc-stlon,'. ol'   -.Doubt    In   the   Recorders  ."'.V   -Ofil 3 p.. Finally   Settled._   /_'\  Vjv'1     '^    ���** ���   .-  i 7   :',  ,Tli  Dead  Stuhl)le��eld <��� title to the lhow n 111-  r ' " l *       . ...  teresl  M,the", claims     oiigmallv  stakedMjj*" hmi. * *���*������'  e oVtji ���st.il-titi'sa:  of part*-7 oI  the  ivoyl L'.rbu i) on Guid  Run ,rb\'  -       v' ������ j >-.���� -i>. *  Me-.iis   Biow 11 & C uneicii' lor  alleged, no.i-iepiesenUtion ^ on    the  ,. pcn"t' of ihe  lecoid* owners1,'--Martin  el al \ (.vine  up beiore   the'GouuU  Couit  o'.    ihe   241I1' juHo,'*' Judge  ' IIcikU-i-,01! del.t\ ing   1 isrderaituie  1 so ih utlie hi ilf r inighVbe l>-ou��lit I Hon at issue.    If "the  point   raised  *-* bitnre-him   .md  disposed ol. at the  by.the Plaintiffs iias, well_takeh it  earliest,moment', in -.the. i'.tesest of  . . '  '     *i  ��� THE WINTER MAIL.  Aftei hearing the argument -on  the j)oiiit raised 'by-Mr.' Weir, the  Couit "adjoin ied' thc'.case until'2  p.m/ofthe- sani-sliday-iii' order to  gi\e due consideiation to the Ciues-  would be unnecessary for the  Conn, His v Lordship <*aid, to consider  an*, -~evidei ce Jas  to   non-re  al 1 concerned.. ,   -   - -'-.  A record for the" Bunco-" claim,  coverii.g 250   feet"t of   the ."Martin  ground, hav ing been   issue<l to \V.  Bio.vu   by the   Recorder   ��ir Oct/  23rd     Mr. Frank Weir, of Steven-  d\ki\   acting for *'Martin'-&   Co:,  brought the c.ise- before;,! I is-I.ord;1  s'.up b\   asking   for   a; restraining  *- 1    ' .'  '        *���**��� -*��� ���*"*   . '  , order, against /Brown raud ' lor ��� the  c 1 icjllation ot the record held by  liiiH.^oi'-j 'tlifc ground 'that, liaviiTg,  onoe���exe,tciscd *'h|s_ right toMocate  on Golcl Run, he was not entitled  to a secoiijd. recQTd - coveii'i.g  1 grouirl In tlie same locality.'  ���Evideiice.,was produced 't6'"show  that Brown Jiad been on��*of the  locators ofthe Natal grouppstaked  July 29th, 1900, and that- hei, had  since trmsferied his interest in  these claims ~to,vone StubMefield.  riit-, Mr Weir argued, birred  linn limn ag tin locating o'n'tbc  si.'ie :iei,!c,1-'iiol\vithi.lai,dii*g the"  fact th it the -Mining vUet-oider had  permitted him to, make afoimal  ���a-)i'.idont��eiit xtt. his previoils record on uivm��ntof the usual fee.  Mr. Weir questioned the legality  of this practice, on 'the part ofthe  .Record Office. Having once exhausted his right to locate, a free  -miner could not acquire the. right  to 111 ike a second   locatipn   simply  by p.i\ing a fee'of $2*50 to the Re- nient was givea by His Lordship"  carder. The Natal record still ex- in fiiybr of Howard and Bruner as  asted and was   the   basis,    of     the  it. the previous case.  presentation-the-Defendant might  rely on hi   answer to  the general'  plea^of the Plaintiffs.    It  Would at  once put Defendant out  ot   Couit.  The case vvas thetf adjourned.C    "  ' 'Upon , re-opening at  2   o'clock,  Judge,Henderson saidv that he coli-  ��� ' /l ' - '*  sidered' th"e   .ioi 111 - raised   bv-the  l'laiiitins to be well taken, and,  ,' that"under thCevidence^producecl,1  the Defendant .was not entitled,to  record a secb:.d claim on Gold Run,'  his'previous record remaining uncancelled. His abandonment of  this'record/'after-the^saleof bis 'interest therein,-couteh notjreviye his  right thus exercised.  1 Judgment .was therefoie enteiecl  for Plaintiffs with costs against" De-  feiidant,- the -*>'BuncoJ-l- recoid be-  ing" cancelled as asked for , and  Messis. Mai tin," Clark and   Bovard  cbnfnuietl in'their poases'-ion of the  ,-i t    "'  ground in dispuie.   a.,-  Messrs. Howard and Bruuer at  once entered suit against / R. Cameron for the cancellation ofhisie-  coid.for the -VC, Mistake" daini,  cohering a- portion*1 of their holdings, Cameron having also 'been  one of the" original "stakers of the  Natal group. - On this mattei coming before the Court in turn, judg-  "riu wiiilel mail service between  I,'oi��"Cabiii and Atliu rw-ill- \ye in-  nuguiaied on Monday next'. Mr.  'J.'-AY. Macfailane will beinchaigt  of the service and will-be as-.iste<  by Noimai' Rant.''Mr. Aljey and \  'niairhom the1-V'likon,* whose^namt  we'eanuot at t!:e.-momciit' find out.  Macfai lane auci 'his associate leave  Log'Cabin ��-ou -..Monday 'with'tlu'  first 'mail and Xoiman v Rant will  leave -iheref during - next* week.  'Dlie days of arrival and departure  fiom both poiirMAviJl.^be "indefniite  and,uncertain until, the freeze-iipl  but the mail.is supposed ��to arrivt'  hcic <".*: Ttie<da\.s. a-^d/vSatu'rdajs  and -<lca\,e on Moudiys and Thursdays - ~ ��� ~ ' ' ' >  - \\ e are glad tc-leani <that there  is no icslnction either as to, the  amouiU or classes ot- mail- which  ���.*. ill ''be* ,car'ried', an'd that "news*  papeis'aud parcels - wili be" carried  th-e same as during the summer!  ���At the'outsetirof the winter mail  sen ice, it is to'be hoped '-that the  public will be somewhat .indulgent,  unci that people will"'take<into consideiation"1 the .-hardships-through  which the carriers"jill thave to go.  One ihing-'is' certain. we*\have  as tine and husky "a'set of men as  ccSuki'he got'and it will-be through  Nio tciult'bf theirs if'the mails do  not arrive and-depart on tinier  ��� -  OOLD RUN  Will Be a Hive  of   Industry  -     ���- This-Winter. ."*.  ' '  a; sad death;  A Society'Man Departs. ' |     "A Word of Warning.  Mi J. l'ortei Smith, of .he  local .staff of the Canadian Bank of  Co nuierce, has bjen promoted tj  it position lii'the Skagway branch,  and left for Skagway on'.Tuesday.  Mr. Smr.1i has, daring his sh<��rt  rjiid.'.icii heie, eijosed a wide  no > ilarily t��olli in his 1�� ismess  and in bis-social iclalions with the  community. He was prouiii.enih  ideutifiecl with all bur scci.il functions during the summer. He  will be succeedjd by Mr. Wallace  <��f the Skagway blanch, who is  <iue to arrive by the last boat.  A word of warning to the  juvenile fraternity1 of the cotn-  tnimiy should not be amiss. Mr,  Kggert.rc[*orts the  breaking of a  window iu his new store b\   hovs  *��� ..  throwing     snowballs    last   -week.  Phcre is plenty of roo��n away from  the centei of town to snowball and  ,\ here personal pi*6perty would not  be endangered.    To   the   leniency  of Mr. Eggert is   it   due   that   an  example was not made  ofthe boys  in this case, but   they  will   not be  liable to get off so ^easy in another  case.  , A \ e-ry ..ad death occurred at the  Atlin Hospital on Tuesday morning", when Otto Gesch, of No. 15  abo\ e diseovery on'Spruce creek,  breathed his last. He had been  sick for some two or* three  weeks  in his tent 'on   Spruce creek, and,  ' - ������*       -.  - '  '      ��� ��� J  not consider!n-g that his illness was  seiiou-s, deciined to see'the doctor.  However,   his   condition     caused  - ���*       . . *>  his  neighbors   some   anxietv and  Dr Cameron and Constable Owen  were sent up to see'him. -He*was'  brought down to the Hospital,  where every care and attention was  given him. In the Hospital he te-  mair.ed in a semi-unsconctous condition until he died.  Otto Gesch was a German by  biith and, came here from Dyea,  where, we understand, he oowduct-  a butcher business. He (had a few  fi iends among his own   nationality  in tlie -camp, bint very little 'is  known of him or of his relatives,  lit: bad a valuable group of claims  on "Spruce creek, which he worlced  ahjire, ai*d is supposed to have  made considerable -money. His  estate will be administered by the  Government Agent in his capacity  as Public Admiirstrator.  Fine selection of Christmas gifts,  diiecjfrom the, factories���gifts for  tin: children and for the old people.  ��� -Jv. L. Pillman & Co.  Several Machinery Plants Will  Be  ,    ' in Active Cperatioh���Miners  Very Sanguine.     -    "'���*'''  ���*'        ' ' ��� ' - ?<���:���.  -" ' ' .   ~     *��� ~i '     "'"   .  * With the advent of machinery  this winter upon Cold Run we are  led to belie\e that there, will be a  very profitable season's^ work in  thatsectioti.    ~' ,  , Ever siiice" die disco\ery by  Howard1 and, Brniier, in 1900, of  the deep'Ch'aiuiel--nowi known as  -"the yellow** channel^"���this portion of.the district has created more  or less excitement.-" Owing ,to the  difficulty of getting rid of the seepage water ^On bed rock, y, the -ground  has been hard to work at a profit  by the ^miners' -primitive means.  That there .is goPd, pay Jin the  ground is anaph evidenced by the  number"of hoisting and puamping  plants which* are being installed  upon the ground, to say nothing of  miners being .willing to ^ take lays  upon claims and' put on machinery.  Howard and.' Bruiverpearly in the  year put" a^sm-ill' pumping plant  upon their grouii'd,>and ���they^have  been enabled to,iput^through a pile'  of dirt in consequence.' < Stiikey &  Co. recently installed ,a \fine rig,  which-they hadM shipped-in from  Vancouver. - Kei.t & Co. obtained  a second-hand i pumping ��� rig from  Skagway. * 'IV J. - Daniels got a  complete and fine-looJdIig plant  from Seattle. ' He is n-ow Am-stalling  this upon one of Clark & Martin's,  claims on th-e Deadwood group.  On another of Clark & Martin's  claims J. M. Ruffner is putting on  a complete hoisting and pumping  plant, and. *he ' and ' 1 his  associates will -wotik in conjunction with the owners of the  ground, "using live latter's underground workings to reach the  olaicu upoa which he lias taken a  lay. Cataaewjn 'and Dewey are installing a plant,1 which they bought  from; the Pendugwig Syndicate of  Wright creek, son the, louver, claim  of the Deadwood group and belonging to the same owners*. O. Belli-  veau and .his partners, by the last  boat, got -one -of Lbe fiitest plants  which ever came into Atlin and  which they will instal on the Snow-  shoe group. The Vancouver Engineering Wor-ks of Vai-*couver are  the makers, and "the 'plant was got  through their local A-gent, Mr. A.  C. HirMchfeld. As -mentiohed in  last week"s issue Dr. Mitchell and  his associates asrc-gettiiig in a hoisting and pumping plant in order to  resume prospecti-ng -work on their  leases. v  Wie'hope to bear glowing accounts from Gold Run during the  whrter and will be pleased to publish contributions at any time.  1      T ���������A-  1            \>  *\      * if  J -,��  ^        t  -   /*./  ���"  <m 4  :-&  K-^t  * *.-,���. "., 1  ���-.- ty -3  ^.  y J        ,\*i  * <- " 'A  '������������'4  "��      -J  ,J-I  : I  .^ 4'     '  ATLIN,   -B".    C.,'   SAtURUAY,    NOVEMBER   ,8.  rgo?.  Si  The Atlin Claim-  t'ulilluhfl'.l   rvfry   Pnttirdny  morning  bv  T'.ib Atlin Clum Puiilkhiko Co.  A. U. UlHBCIil*EI.IJ, I'.lll'J'UH     ^  Olttve of Diililioutioiri-'ttHtl S .���Atliii. H. C.  Ailvci-tit-lug   llKtwn i   JUUU   yer  Iiu-ti, uhoIi  Li.ieftloi..   Keutlmu: notiven, Hi   coutx it Hue.  dpaciul Contract Kales on ti|>|)Ui:uiioiu    r  Tim iiiibsuriiitioii iirtee m  *���!> u f.\vnr   |i��>-  kt.le in nifvuuue.    Noimier vvilLlie d*li\ei-��il  uiiIoh* tl.w condition is coiiiulii'il with.  Saturday, Novkmbkr   8,  1902.  The Sanitation of Atlin.  -  ���   ��� The thanks   of the   community  are due to Judge Woods in particu-  ar, also to Dr.   Young   and   J. II.  Brownlee, (as a committee from the  Conncil ofthe Hoard of Trade;, for  bringing to the notice  of the  Pro-  ���' vincial Health Department, bycoiii-  ^ ' munication   through -the   Government Agent and-thence to the Provincial Secretary" at Victoria, a'full  statement of "cause and effect"   iu  relatioii to the future  health of Atlin, and recommending   preventive*  ,-measures being  taken  re   closets,  ���garbage, manure etc.,.  so as to assure the continued good  healtlr of  the communityL  '* ���' As the same conditions apply  to  "   Discovery, we, hope  these  recom-  ' mendations will be  taken  heed  ol  there also.',. They should be.  Meanwhile   it   is   the   bouudeu  duty of each Householder to at onct  -fill up his particular closet pit.witl  unslaked lime,  quicklime,'  or  tlie  white cat th', magnesium hydrate, at  ��� the back of the town, then with  dry eaith; and provide boxes "or  gavalnized pails for the excrement,  ���thereby preventing further percolation through the .porous, gravel.'  into   the lake.    There is abundant  ��� evidence that some of the filth oi  the town has already reached th<  lake, and at points where' we get  our water supply.  Householders should not wait to  be,"toId to", or   to   be" forced ,to  " clean   up   their   yards  before ".th*.  ���snow. gets, too  deep; .large- boxes.  ��� should-be provided for garbage and  ��� barrels  for   slops.    Manure' pile-  should be removed, and   at -once.  In this way Atlin will fool the  Health Officers,, for iu other, nulling towns of British Columbia they  have almost always . played' -their  part after the damage was done,  and at great expense to the community. 'Ill-stance the cases of  Sandou and Fernie, besides other  places too numersus to mention.  If Atliu people will take heed,  and also go a little further out into  the lake or away from the front of  the town for their water supply,  there is little doubt but that Atliu  will hold the reputatJon it has  gained for itself, that, of being the  healthiest mining town of its size  on the continent.  ASSESSMENT WORK.  Quartz  Development - Proves  .Increasing Values.  Some Low Grade 0r�� but of Immense Volume' ��� The Ruby  Crock Ore Looks Good.  The reports which' from time  to-time reach this office regarding  the result of assessment and deve-  lopment work upon many ' of the  quartz.properties of the district are  ofthe most encouraging kind. We  have' yet to bear of the property  which has failed to show material  improvement by its development.  On the property of- dipt. Haw-**  thorn and associates jihe following  work is reported: - '      ,    .  The Star- Group of mineral  claims, covering an urea of nearly.  ���300 .acres,, is situated lie.tweei:  Birch and Boulder^ creeks,, in the  mining  district of Atlin, B.C.  Three ledges an this property  have bien opened up to the following extent;  No;-1 Leclge.is xoo feet wide. * A  tunnel to tap the. ledge"', at 50 feet  level,' has been driven 35 feet, and  a further 30 -feet, will, strike the  ledge. Mining work to date  amounts to 1140 cubic feet.  ,N,o. 2,'.Ledge is 39 feet wide.  Surface cuttings expose the ledge.  Mining���-work, amounts to 2000  jtibic feet.  . No. 3- Ledge is 8 feet -wide.  An open drive,.- 2"5"feet long, and  5 teet wide, cuts through the ledge  .it 12- .foot depth.. , Mining- work  amounts to 10501 cubic feet.  Nos. 1 and 2. ledges are large  bodies of-low grade free milling ore,  .\*ith a - tendency to increase in  value with depth.  No. 3 Ledge is a gold aud silver  iiropositiou. The -country rock is  composed of talcose slates, miner-  ilised slates, arzillites and clay-  dates.  On the property recently located  by Bert .Lucas and associates or.  the divide between Boulder and  [���tuby creeks, the owners have been  doing some stripping, on the ore  body. They are sending out 3  juantity, of ore to different points  .'or the purpose of having assa3's  made. According to one of the  owners, "*they could put the Tread-  well mine into one corner of their  Property.'"' Let us hope that as to  results this "may eventually prove  so upon development.  A certain amount of stir.has been  created locally and extensions have  been staked right across from Ruby  to Boulder.  :Atlin,  Nugget and Grape, Rings  And-All Kinds of "Jewellery Manufactured; on the Premises.  0S0T   Why send out,when you can get goods as cheap here?  "   "   . * L* ' ,   ��� .�� *T J ' -   I*1  ' Watches Front $5 up.   Fine Lino of Souvenir Sp'oonm.  JULES EGGERT & SON, The Swiss Wicbniakers.  THE    ,WHITE    PASS- ct    YUKON  r>\.'     y      ;   ,    ROUTE.   **�����  .  1  Passenger and Express Service, <-Daily (.except Sunday), between  Skagway, Log Cabin. Bennett, Caribou, White Horse aud Intermediate  points, marking close connections with our own'steamers al While Horse  /or Dawson and Yukon points, and at Caribou for Atlin every Tuesday  ���and Friday; Returning, leave Atl.ui evsjy Monday and Thursday.  Telegraph Service to Skagwa*.    Express  matter  will   l>e received  for shipment to and from all points in Canada and Hie United States.    ���,  For information relative to Passenger, Freight, Telegraph or Express  \' .'"Ratesapply to anyAgent of.the Company or to  /   " ^ ���.���.J.'F. LiiK, Traffic Manager, Skagway.  J. LlPSCOMBK, Local Agent, Atlin. IJ. C.;. '    '   ,  Finest ,\Vmes, Liquors and Cigars.  Furnished ELooms by tlie Day,  '    V    ,' Week or Month.  \ THE'   KOOTENAV.  HOTEL:  *> : : '-r ���; ; ;   '^ .-,..��� Georg* E. Hayes, Proprietor                            _  v '  -   Cox. First and Trainor.Streets.  Itti* First Clans Hotel has been'remodeled and refurnished lln'ouWhout  '- <Vnd offers the beet accommodation to-Transient or Permanent  ' .      ,   ,; ,. , .Guests.���American and European plan.*  Finest Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  -I ..',;,.Billiards;''and? Pool. ���--���'<  #o--��-������-*��d*��a-��*o*^  E. 1  THE   GOLD    HOUSE,  .     .      DISCOVERY,  B.C.  Comfortably Furnished Rooms���By the Day, Week or Month. -.  The Best of-Liqu��rs and Cigars always in Stock. ��� Fine stable in con  .; . nection with the House.  AMERICAN" AND   EUROPEAN    PLAN.  JoHNSlGX. Mati-Mrer.  EUROPEAN  -    o. w.  . Fr$hr  C. DOELKER,  .    FRESH MEATS ALWAYS ON ;HAND.    .    .  Game   in   season and   home   made   Sausage.  First Street,   Atlin. -   ���  - ITIE 'GRAND. HOTEL  FINEST' EQUIPPED'HOTEL'" IN'THE N ORTH.'  EVERYTHI NO  CONDUCTED IN  FIRST-CLASS MANNER.  Particular attention is called  to the decision rendered by  Judge Henderson, a few days before he left Atlin, in a case of allege! "jumping." The significance of the case is as to the rigkts  of a miner after formal abandonment, aud when such abandonment becomes ot legal force and  effect. Ky this decision, a moot-  point of the Record Office has been  settled.  Mr. J. M. Ruffuer has secured a  controlling interest in the Rock of  Ages mMieral claim, or what   has  been locally known as thc Mother  Lode, on  Pine creek.     Extensive  developments will be resumed early  next spring on behalf of   a strong  Cincinnati   company,   which    has  been formed by Mr.  Ruffher.    Mr.  H. M. Uabb, who is now staying  in Discovery,  h   Secretary.    It is  not the present  intention to bring  in   cxpeiuive   machinery, - but   to  French   Restaurant in   Connection.  A. R- McDonald,   Proprietor.  Corner of First and Dtscoverv Streets.  FOR  Call and get Prices at  iprorc il ��. mine fir-el.  1  ���*,... 1  -i_. $&SU2&C)^!��ma8aiJFiBas*isn,  i^ft^wt-^^^^ai^j^gaaia^'i^'fia^  an^suarEa^^^aL,.,^-, --Ire.^TTir.Scs-aSSgSS  ...-(,  ATLIN.   E'. C ,  JtATHilUBAY,  NOVEMBER 8,  1902  Wg>  can, give   You' as Good Value for,, your CASH as GrocefleSe PrOVISlOnS. etc.  11 **   .  any House in Town,  ��� '   .      *,    . , '  1  '"       CViani  Powder  on '. hand.-  -  Tjry   ��#s   with < //   **s/2tf   see.  THAT APPOINTMENT.  Office of   The  New Deputy  Minister  Is Not Appreciated by tha Const  Press ��� Appointment Given  to the Wrong Man.  The .Vancouver   World  has'the  '' fallowing to say about the  position  "of Deputy Minister   of   Alines,  recently created   by   the   Provincial  Government :���    '* Condemnatibn  cannot be too stung for  the  Government which   will create an'iin-  r necessary office cany ing a  fat' salary ��� as  in  the  ca.se   of  deputy  minister of mines���in order to* pro-'  vide for a   favorite   friend   and   a  party worker.,  There   can  be  no  .  two opinions as to the relative  fit-  4*. T  ness of Mr. Tolmie and of Mr. W.  Fleet Robertson to perform the duties of deputy, in the mines depart-  . msnt.   'And yet to meet the wishes  of a ministry that  looks' upon  the  -civil service as "a private  bonus es-  tablishm::nt, the practical  and "ex-  -.perienced head of,the  department  "' m.ist give way to H12 party heeler*  The D-.in\mtiir'government'appears to be intioducitig the 'spoils  sy-itjm with'a vengetncp. "r  "'Since it is* so -apparent~that -the  de*>ire at present is to utilize death-  bed opportunity in order to provide,  for friends, there sho.ild be no com-  punction, at the', firstoccasioir, -for  setting the appointments aside."  ��� Captain Richardson, who has so  long held a position and practically  that of Deputy Ministei. knows  more about the Mines Department,  than any minister who has occupied  the Portfolioof Mines, and if any  appointment was necessary, which  we doubt, to Captain Richardson  should that appointment have been  given?-  .  A Test for Gold in  Quartz.  A si in pie .test for the presence of  gold is to grind the ore sample to  a powder, put it into a clip, pour  over it tincture of iodine. Cover  cup and allow the mixture to stand.  After three hours pour out -the  solution on a sheet of blotting  piper, or better, through filter  pa.>er. If gold is present it will be  indicated by a purple ring around  the pulp as the iodine evaporate.--.  A Prospector's Life.  A prospector's life possesses-thc  clu.rm of always hoping to  strike it big, and even should he  not succeed he can enjoy himself  as no city denizen can. The mountains in summer are delightful, aud  when one tires of prospecting he  may try his hand at hunting or  fishing. There is plenty of game  to supply one with^trcsh meat all  the  time.    The     largei      Mi cams  abound in"fish, and the pure mountain air and water Keep tlie prospector iii the best of health.  There is only one risk to run, and  that is of i'ccidenl, so it is safer for  two prospectois to go together, as  a man may fall oil" some steep ledge  and break a limb while climbing  atound iu seaich- of croppings.-  Where two can agiee foi a whole  season, the piospector's life is the  happiest one in existence. The  successful'(.prospector must, be a  man of intelligence and ha ye at  least a natiual insight of the laws  of geology. - He must be able to  judge'011 looking over, (he face bi  the country whether the foi motion  is volcanic or-alluvial; he must be  a good gnesser as to the pitch ot a  certain ledge, so as to know how  far-down, the hill-to start his .tunnel in 01 der to crosscut; and - he  must never get tired oi hungry.  When he, feels exhaustion or hunger coming on, he-must pitch*bis  camp, unpack his horse and stake  him out. to glass. Then he,can  build a fire,, cook -some- bacon,  broadband coffee, and .'rest till lie  feels'better. . "Pocket' hunting"  is a fascinating 'occiipatio-i for  some prospectors but' it is not fol-��  lowed to auv-extetit,in this north -  -*��� ** o  enf country. *:. The  pocket   hunjter  toils along the - steep mountain  side-**,, perhaps.far from watcr.van'd  carries a. little in a can to wash'a  handful of dirt here and a haii'dfnl-  there, following up colours'until i-  pocket of decomposed quartz i*-  fouud, which".maj 3 ield-several  hundred dollars. l 'The' pocket  hunter, however, is ordinarily fortunate who finds" enough 'in1 oiu  pocket'to keep him going until ht  strikes the next.  The " Iconoclast/  The above is the title of a new  bi-weekly publication hailing fron.  Whitehorse. Paul H. "Hogan i.��-  the name of the editor and manager. His name aud that of thc*  r* - 1 s-  publication are synonymous a--  "agin' the Government." From  the "general tenor of the initial  number, we piedict buta-briefexistence of the political sheet  The following is its introductory  greeting: '       1 (  ." Iii making our appearance ii  the field of Whitehorse journalism  we have done so after due deliberation, and from the support.thus fa.  received from our Whitehorse  fiiends we are led to believe thai  our endeavours will meet with success. We subset ibe to the declaration of pi inciples as enunciated b\  the Dawson Opposition Convention. We hold that all shoulc''  have equal rights under the law���  none special privileges. That a  public office is a public trust, not &  private "graft," and lo the enforcement of these principles w<r-  will lend our best endeavors.  Go to The Royal for Fresh  Oys-  tot Cockt iil=  TJie Canadian Bank of Commerce.  '   CAPITAL    PAID    UP    ^,000,'uoo.     ;    -  Branches of the Batik at Seattle, , , -.,"���'"  ' * b'an, Francisco,  Portland',  Skagway, etc'  Exchange sold on all Points. ���*  Gold Dust Purchasiu-���Assay Oi'i-ici- in Connection,.  J. S.  MUNRO, Managwi.  r ,*���  TtfE-'ROYAL ���HOT-E  ,1 '-  ���-���-'. , E.   ROSSELLI,. Proprietor.  I 1  Corner Fearl and First Streets, Atlin, B.' C.    ,  FIRST  CLASS   RESTAURANT   I N' CON N ECTiON.  IHOICESI WINES. LIQUOItS AND CIGARS CASC GOODS A SPIUAL1Y.  ,   "      ���      ir.'\oi; \v-\nt    "  "   Information  t     ~   ( 1    *f \ -  CONCJ.KiMNG   ,  r MINES & MINING PROPERTY-;  ' In the Atlin 'Dlstrict-  j   writk Tv  A. C. Hirschfeld s  Real   E&tale   and   -Mining   Broker,  L.OUIS   SCHUU,  t 1  .Wholesale   and    Retail' 'Butcher-  ���^    FIRST   STREET,    ATLIF, . B,'; ��� G.  -'Pioiieer'BiiRery  -     *   '.   '       SrKCIAI.TIK.S.IN -  '   FANCY' CAKES   &   PASTRY..  Fresh Bread, Rye Bread, etc. ���  Chas. Myer, Propiietoi.  ��� * ��� , j  , -   '     Good Rooms to Kent���By tho Day, Weelc or Month at reasonable rates.  ��� JIMMY REGAN  Shelf and Heavy Hardware,  Men's Half Soles and Shoo Ndik   ���- Henry Distoii & Son's. Saws. Windows, Dours,  Glass, and Pnttey, etc., etc.  'r   BOOM BANG���BOOM I. Dynamite,   Caps   and   Fuse.  v * Full Line of Winchester���Black & Smokeless���Rifle & Shotgun  Cartridges.     ' -  ������  , ,     ��� s Goods   Bought   Sold   and   Exchanged.  ��  '  Hydraulic   Mining    .  Machinery,  HYDRAULIC    GIANTS,    WATER   GATES,  ANGLE   STEEL   RIFFLES    &  -'-... ' .       HYDRAULIC    RIVETED    PIPE.  'Pumping" & /Hoisting  Machinery*  Estimates fnn ished on application  The Vancouver Engineering Works,  Vancouver,  B. C.  A. C. Hirschfeld, Agent, Atlin, B. C.  Fine tree note'  DISCOVKRY, IJ. C.  finest of liquors.     Good stabling.  Ed. Sands, Proprietor.  Ok     T7"'     BATHS  '���   IV���> BARBER SHOP  G H. FOKD        Prop.  Now occupy thoir-new qnarterB next  to the Hank of B. K. A.. Kim Street.  Tliu Itatli rooms ure niunllr &*i good as found  h. "itio<.     Pii-ntp Kutrnn'1" f6r ladle*.  O. IJ. II.-.YES.  J. O. CouM'.i.r..  Discovery.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT  .    * IN  CONNECTION.  Hi'nddiiut t>"i >.  for Ilrnnli'*.  -.tiivrf.  -     !���. ATLIN. *"����� C.i SATURDAY. NOVEMBER' 3, u?o=.  r  ft-'.  F '-  AH-J  fil *-- -  1'  ll     '  I1'!  |j ��  U  !1  PICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  Church  ol  Ku<;laiid;  St. Mm tin's Church, cor. Third and Train-  - or-sticelH. Siiiidity kerviuo-i, Mut>iiri ut 11 a.  ru., Uveiisoiiir7:30 p. in. Crlebrsitioii of llol>  Communion, 1st Sunday in i-neli mouth mid  nil Special ofcusious.. Siindu) School, Sunday at 3 p. in.' CoimnittPO ;.U'('tiuj;s, lsl  Thurnlny in emdi nioutli.  Kov. V. I.. Stpphniisoii, Rector.  ���St. Andrew's Presbytcnun Church hold  ���r.ervk-1'o in the Church on Si-cond Street.  Morniii.-* sor\icc at 11 evruii.tf mjiui'.1 ":.l  (5un.hi.-t School nt the close of the inorniii:-  rervice.' lic\. ll. Tiirkinutoii, .Minister. I'iw  liciidiim ltoom, to which nil m�� w-pIcokip.  For Oranges  and the very finest' '  J. D. Lumsden left this week for  butter go to McDonald's Grocery.    ; a few week's' visit  to  Victoria and  'The sudden   cold  snap   Iijs Ven-; Sound points,       i      '     ������ ''  dered   the   fiie   engine   " hors  del     Mate McDonald   of ���, the , Scotia  c-tubat." The Fire Committee .have  taken steps to  fix   up the fiie  hall  ���-0 that tlie, engine   will   not snfft-ri  i I "  from cold again.  CUT   PRICES-at    tlie    Atlin  Cheap Cash Store :  Cream, large size,  40 cent*-, per tin.  Cream, small size, 20 cents per tin.  Milk, small size, 20 cents per tin.  Sugar, 10 lbs. for $1.00.  All other  Groceries,   Piovisious  etc.,   cut  from   10  to  20 percent.  Dry   Goocls,   Clothing,   Boots,*and  Shoes at half,price.���M". Foi.kv.   ,  Eggeit & Son had one of the  finest window displays of nuggel  jewelry which it has ever been our  privilege to. witness. Our Jeweller  is a master of his art.  There is more solid comfort iu a  cup of Blue -'Ribbon ^fea than in a  gallon of most beverages.  J. \Y. Macfailane retyn.ed to  Atlin after -a .sojourn of some  months in the Yukon country.  Blue Ribbon Coffee is absolutely  pure.���It is sold in all the stores in  ���Atlin.  Mr. and 'Mrs. Rorke left on Tties-  day   for- Vancouver,-' where .'tlieyJ  will spend 'the winter.  " - Imported Cigars at Dockrill and-  Bourne's."-\_ -.- '���"   -'���   "---     *���    :-���  C. H. DeWitt and his son, Laurence, left this week for their "home  in Skagway.  Agen's specially selected,fresh  ranch eggs���McDonald's Grocery.  A defective fine was responsible  for a fire in Mr. Wade's cabin'on  the water front, on Tuesday evening. The blaze was extinguished  without the use ofthe fire er.gine.  For a good square meal, go to  the Pioneer Bakery and Restaurant.  The Board of' Trade .has', taken  the initial steps, at,-the 'suggestion  of Mr. D. Tod I Lees, to make arrangements for the members ofthe  Institute of Mining Engineers  coming to Atlin on the conclusion'  of their annual session tit Victoria  next summer. -  t Jimmy Regan has,a good .stock  of Ameiicau Shot Gun Cartiidge--.  and Sporting Goods. His price-  arc always the lowe*.'.  Hockey .sticks at Uockrill &.  Bourne's. (  M. R. Jamicson,' of Di-covery,-  left this week for his home in Sidney," New South Wales. Bob took  with him some fine ,samples ' of  Atlih's products', both in the raw  and manufactured state, to slio/.v  to his ,friends under the Southern  Cross that Australasia is not the  only - place from which nugget-,  come.       - * _' '  , Get your fancy Christmas groceries at E. L. .Pillman & Co." ,  1'  An unusual shipment 'of "live  stock',' was "taken out by the boat'  on Tuesday. The young lynx,  which, fvr so many - weeks have  been'a curiosity"1 at the-Kootenay  Hotel, are being taken ^ by Bob  Jamiesonto Sidney, N. S.' W.     ,  Mr. and Mrs. Wooldridge, ofthe  10-Mile House, near Caribou Crossing, spent a few da\s in town this  week. ' Mr. Wooldridge reports a  very successful season this year on  his ranch"and , considers: ranching  iu this "country betler , than a gold  mine.. , .  -" Mr. D, Todd Leel has .so Tar re:,  covered the use of- his "tlni-mb" that  he is" now enabled to resume jhis  labours on the Claim Office staff.  Walter Blaikie. leaves today ; for  Harrison Hot Springs, where he  expeets to enjoy a well-earned holiday.  \Gcorge Findlay left this week  for the outside. He will spend some  weeks at his honie..in*.-Manitoba  and will return, over the ice, with  his wife. George is tired of living  alone and considers Alliii^ plenty  good enough to make his home  here.  .FOUND ��� Black' Huskie dog,  white breast; about two months'  old ���Owner can have same by  proving* property and ���, paying  charges.- Apply, Sam.. McCaulay,  Discover}', B. C. I  .<*--;  will-this winter 'be , in charge 'as  watchman of'the White Pass-Cc.'s  property at Scotia Bay and Taku.r  Fine stock of ,the newest de-signs  of Christmas and New Year's cards  at E. L. Pillman & Co. .  .  J. E. Moran of Otter creek was  given a dinner' by several of hi**  friends oin-the eve of his departure  for the East. Mine Host Wood  of "the* .Kootenay Restaurant did  himself proud on thai occasion.  ,  P. F. Scharschmidt.'Supt*. of the  H. Y. N. Co.; ' is"'making a bricl  visit 'tbyAtlin. He came'in yestei-  day' afternoon. *  ' '. -*������-  A Medical Health Officer.  1  r _ '  In is communication to the Go-,  vernmenl Agent,' regarding, certain sanitary suggestions on .behalf  of the district, the-Health Committee of the Board of Trade1 .urged  upon that gentleman,the advisibility,  of approaching the Government towards having a Health Officer .appointed for the district. ,At' a  recent meeting of the Board; of  Trade Council, a, resolution" was  passed recommending .that-Dr.'.H.  E.' Young, 'who is now ^Resident.  Physician, be appointed Medical  Health Officer, whicli recommendation "will be at onccT -forwarded,,to  the-Proviucial .Secretary/,-: -  money's -w<.rth<, this 'season. * 'We  commend- Messrs. f Ward & Lewis  for .their forethought for the citizens enjoyment,   aud   bespeak  lor  them a generous suppoit.  - '     v ���'   '    ���  'C.O-9  vLASKA   ROUTE   SAIHNG-E-  Th'e 'following Sailirps arf- nn-  nounced for ihe mouths of N'ovtin-  ber and December, living Ski<f>-  way at"6 p.iu.Vor on ai rival of the  LrainV  ,    A'wuk, Nyv.'Sth ��ufl'5iOlh.    -  ' ,. , ,  Dec-Oth and 20th.  L'or.'TuYther  information,   apply or  -      wiile to    H. H. 'Dunn.- Agent,  ��� '        .       Skagway, Alaska,. .  A New��� Skating" "Rink.,  Through the enterprise of.Messis  Lewis & Ward, of the Northern  Lumber Co., the residents of Atliu  will this winter.have use of a spleu-  did Skating Rink, which, for '��ize  and appointments, eclipses, 'anything of its kind in' the district.  Thc rink will have a floor space of  iiSby^o feet,_ together with a  ladies' waiting room ��� double  boarded and double floored���10 x  25 feet, which will have a drop  shutter in order to permit of ladie**.  watching hockey or curling games.  The formation of a curling cliib is  in the tapis. Season tickets ivill be  issued at the same price as those of  la-st year, but with this assurance,  that   subscribers   will    get    their  PACIFIC C01ST-:S:.S, Co.'  PIONKUK   ALASKA   I.INK.  For B. C. and Puget Soui d 1 cits..  The following elegant .stclmers'  "J leave'Skagway*.    ���* '���~ ,_  City oi-' Topeka, " Nov. 6"and *7  " ' Calls :it*'Vicloria.'   '  City'of SiCATTUJ,  Nov ir and 23  Calls at Vancouver./     *  J. H. Keli.y, Agent,  *-. , Skagway, Alaska.  n.,,  NOTICE.  NOTICE ii hereby priven   that Sixty days  after date   I   intend   to   apply   to   tho  Chief. Commissioner of. Lands  ami  Works  for pormisiiqn   to   purehn?e' the   fulloniiilT'  dcsciilied'tract   ot. land  for   ncricultuiat  purpo-.es: ���1 hut  pu,rcel   or truot of land on  tho ->oiith hank ofthe riter 'or   sloiiph 1 un-  'nlnisr'iMto Moosp-Arin, A*Hii-DlvUioii,Cn��siiir-.  District, H.C., commencing:   at No. 1 post.N.  W". corner',   -and     riintiioer *. 40   il-nins in a  southerly- direction;   thc-ice   easterly,     to  No. 3 post, 5i)   cliaiiLKL thpuce   nortl.eilj   to  No. t post,'40 chains, aiid  thence SU chaii.b 'to  No.'l post, contiilninjr 2J0 ai-res more or less.  .      W. A.' A N DEHbON",  Caribou Cro��sinS, Y. T., October 31,-1912.  no-8 8t  ��� Captiaoates of Improvements.  GOLD, GOLD No. 2 AND SYDNEY FIlAC-  HON Mineral Claims situate in tho  Atlin > inin-ar Division of Cns-iiir Diatiict,  one mil.' North West of Atlin ( ity.  rp.IKE Not ice that I, William lieiivis H.M.C  N'o, B 48!>8, intend ti.i day** from'diitH hei e-  of to apply tothe Miiiinir Recorder for Certificates of Improvements, for tho purpose  of obtaining   Crown Giants    of the    above  claims. - --   AND- FUHTHEH,   Take notice_that    action  under Section 37 must be commenced before  the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements ~ William Hem is  Duted this 11th. clay of September, 1SK.2.  iH��COSIE��  ANP  PKOVi^iON^  Are items that interest everyone in Atlin, especially  .when  the  quality is good and- the prices cheap.  Our winter stock is now in; it is the  largest,and most  complete  in Atlin, :  Place  your'orders   for winter supplies  with us-and   we  will  guarantee you���The  very  b.est goods, full quantities and  the closest cash prices. ��  BLACKETT-&��� CO.  IRON STORE, FIRST STREET,

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