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 OCT 111906  yCTORlA, B,A^  1(  VOL  '5-  ATLIN,   B. C,   SATURDAY,  ^SEPTEMBER    29,   tqo6.  NC.  07/  TELEGRAPHIC.  A Budget of Interesting: News  From Many Quarters.  ���  [Hi'i-tji ai. :r<.> 'I'm'. claim.]  "Wliifehor.se,Sept. 2*8.���Fire broke  ���out   ou   the steamer Columbian, en  route from Whitehorse  to   Dawson,  when Iwenty'iniles above  Tantalus!  ���on    the  evening   of, the   25th iinst.  Tlie fire, which is said lo have start-  ���ed   from ithe  boiler,  communicated]  ���with three Ions of'powder, causing  .an   explosion   which blew .the-sides,  ���of the hoat into the water.    The lire  then-spread rapidly and in less than  five minutes the boat was a, mass of  tflamesr * First Mate Welsh and fire-  inan Morgan are missing and' their  foodies have not yet'been 'recovered.  Purser L- C. Cow per,'fireman Woods,  'deckhands Phil. Murray-and Smith  ���were* dangerously injured, 'iiu-d   the  ���only passenger  aboard, E. E. Win-  .stanley, was slightly injured.   -Mur-  ray, Woods aud Smith  died the following day, aud Messrs. Cowper and'  Winstanley  were   brought   to  "thei  Whitehorse hospital on  the steamer  Dawson, arriving this morning.   Mr.  'Cowper is badly burned and his recovery .is .doubtful.  [The 'L. C. Cowper mentioned in'  ithe above .despatch is well known  ���to many A Unfiles, who will be sorry  ���to hear of his misfortune. .He resi-'  ���ded here in 1904-05.���Ed.]  Victoria,   Sept.   27.���Lieutenant  'Governor Dunsmuif's yacht Thistle,.'  <with   Governor  General Earl Grey  and the party which is accompany-,  i  ing him on 'his 'tour or the west  aboard, ran ashore near Nimkish-  river, Vancouver Island, in a fog  last week. The Dominion Govern-,  ���ment steamer Quadra, which hap-,  ��� ipeued to be-in the vicinity, picked  up ;those on the stranded vessel and  ���continued the trip up the coast.  The Pacific Coast Co's. S. S. Qity,  -of Seattle, which ran on-the rocks  -at Trial Island early last week, was  ���successfully re-floated. The steamer'  was in a perilous position for three1  -days.  Tangier, Sepl. 27.���The Moroc-  ���caiis are preparing for a holy war  and the situation is becoming daily  more menacing. The natives are  ���organizing and the properly of all  Europeans is threatened with being  .looted or destroyed.  Vancouver, Sept. 27.��� Dr. Roller,  ���of  Seattle,   won   a   big   wrestling  match before the Vancouver Athletic  'Club on Saturday evening last by  throwing Jack Carkeek two straight  falls in eleven and seven minutes  ���respectively. >  Vancouver, Sept. 27. --Desire  Brothier was put on trial here this  week on a charge of perjury, but  the case was dismissed from lack of  evidence. The notorious Frenchman's freedom was short, however,  -as he was re-arrested on a charge of  procuring before he had a chance to  leave the court room. Brothier's  sister, Mrs. Adeline Guilbatilt, who  had lately returned to this city from  Portland, Oregon, to give evidence  against him at the trial of the latest  charge���and whicli -had been prearranged by the prosecution so as lo  hold the man '.in .case tlie perjury  action failed���created an exciting  scene in.court at the time of the dismissal and re-arrest of her brother  by demanding protection from him.1  She stated.thiii .he would shoot her  on sight.' '  ' limisfail,   Alia.,   Sept. 27. ��� Con-'  siderable   excitement   and   interest!  1  has been created here.-lhis week hy!  the fact becoming known that-a rich1  discovery of placer gold has recently  been made in the bed of ;an ancient'  river near here.-  27.���President  Trunk Pacific  Vancouver, Sepl.  Hayes, -of the Grand  Railway Co., and party'left here on  Monday for Kaien Island 'to inspect  the-site of the-proposed terminus of,  the road. -While here Mr. Hayes  stated that his company cannot be-'  gin construction from the west until,  the result of .lhe .present survey be  ing made is known.  Victoria, Sept. 27.���Justice Duff  has this week .accepted a vacancy;  on the.-Supreme Court,bench.  Ottawa, Sept. 27.���It has been  given out that the winter arrangements tor the "Yukon mail service'  goes into effect on Oct. 1st.  Vernon, -B. C, Sept., 27.���H. C.  Thompson, who served iu the South  African -war with .the Strathcona'  Horse, committed suicide .here this'  week by shooting. -  Moosomin, Sask., Sept. 27.���The  remains o'fa'Uian named John Robertson, and who disappeared froni  this place on Nov. 19, 1882; have,  this week been found and identified  by the Royal" North West Mounted:  .Police.  Vancouver, B.C., Sept. 27.���This  city was in , holiday altire during,  the early part of the present, week  in honor of the-visit of. Governor  General Earl Grey and Lady Grey,  who were tendered a most- popular  and enthusiastic reception and other-,  wise becomingly entertained by the,  officials and citizens on Tuesday and.  Wednesday. The vice-regal party  left .for Nanaimo late on 'Wednesday  night.  Atlanta, Ga., Sept. 27. ��� A race  war which was begun iu this city,  and -vicinity over a week ago still  continues and promises to make it  necessary to call-out the state ".militia. Up to the present over 20 persons have been killed and a great  number seriously injured. The  negro students of the Clark University started a fresh riot on Tuesday  night in which two police officers,  were, killed. Six of the rioting,  negroes were captured by the police  but two of their number, who shook  off the police and tried, to make their  escape from the crowd, were re-captured by the mob and shot to death  in front of the residence of a Mrs.  Thompson, who dropped dead from  an attack of heart disease during, the  excitement.  Washington, Sept. 27.���Strenuous efforts are being made by lhe  navy department to reinforce the  American marines now in Cuban  waters. SecretaryTaft, who is now  in Havana, is heartily disgusted  with the methods of the Cuban government, whose commissioners have  practically abandoned all efforts to  bring about peace.  Havana, Sept. 27.���All the (members of the Cuban cabinet have just  resigned.  Mining  News.  McKee Amalgamated Close Dovvn���  Othei* Items of Interest.  M. Thomson, representing English -mining capitalists in the Rainy'  Hollow -ca-mp'��� arrived in town yes-  tcr on business.  Messrs. Geo.'Sinclair and, Hugh  Mo'lyneaux returned Friday from-a,  short trip into the Rainy Hdllow,  section of Atlin .district.  Mr. E. -N. JBruce, representing  English .capitalists, aud Mr. I��\ S.  Clarke, mining expert of Vancouver,  were visitors in -camp last week.  Dining their stay they spent,some  time on Spruce-creek, where they  thoroughly inspected and w.ere 'favorably impressed with -the plant and  holdings of .the Northorn Mines  Limited.  After the clean-up of the first few.  boxes of their sluice last week, wherr  they secured $8,000, the 'Sociote  Miniere de la Colombie Britaunique,  Boulder creek, made a rough clean-:  up of lhe rim of their pit and obtained an additional;���-$2,000 in nuggets, the largest of' which weighed,  S oz.,'Z2 pw. T.-Obalski, manager,  and Mr. E. 'J. de Lamare, director  and father -of the-coiiipauy.,   express'  themselves as well pleased   with the  1  results of 'this seasoh'.-s .operations  thus far and both gentlemen are'  confident that next year's output  will be still'larger. '"Up to date this  season the company have cleaued-  up over.$2,7,ooQ, and tli'issum should  be greatly increased by the final  clean-up before the water fails.  ���Owing to shortage -of water the  McKee Amalgamated Hydraulic  Co., of which Mr. S. H. Burnbe is  manager, made their final clean-up  for the season last week and secured  350 ounces of gold, or.$5,6oo. The  total clean-up by this company Tor  their operations of the present season amounts to over $40,000 and,1  although a larger auioiuit was obtained .froui their 1904 operations,  the company and management .are,  well satisfied with the returns. During the season upwards of 8,000  square yards of .bedrock were clean-  ed-up and, as the bank averages  from 130 to 142 feet in depth.it will  be .seen by a slight .manipulation of  these '.figures .that an enormous yardage of gravel was moved. .Piping  ���--which ������commenced an the :**lhof  May .a 1 id was continued for 120 odd  clays���during the .first two months  was carried on with two 6 in..monitors; a 4'in..monitor was-substituted  for one of these during the third  ���and part of the fourth months, and  for the last three weeks' operations  there was only sufficient water for  one'6 in. pipe. The company used  considerable powder this season to  break .down the banks and, like  other-operators in .the camp, they  have found that a'judicious use of  It enables them to more satisfactorily  sluice a much larger yardage of  gravel than when depending entire  ,ly on water as heretofore.  The Atlin Consolidated  ��* .Mining Company.  Operators -of a  Steam  Shovel' on  Tar Flats.  The Atlin Consolidated Mining  Company, of which O. B. Perr)'- is  general-manager and T. D. Harris  superintendent, installed its plant  on Tar Flats this season and began  mining .operations on August 15th.  On Sept.' iSth and 22nd it was  visited by your correspondent:  The"ground, popularly known as  Tar Plats, is situated on the north  bench of Pine.creek about one mile  above the town of Discovery and extends from Nugget Point .to beyond c  Gold Run. The property was  bought last-year by O. B. Ferry who  felt satisfied, from the,careful and  thorough examination made b}' H.  W. E. Canavan, that the investment  was.a good one for the ^.capitalists  whom he represented, naiiiicly, the  Messrs. Guggenheim.  The management is working this  property -by steam shovel aud, apparently, has endeavored'to have  the tramming aud sluicing systeir--  commensurate in capacity with the  shovel.  Theplantns new aud many of the  hands are' new, so delays have oc- ���  ciirred'this first month that will uol*_  occur again. Owing to an unsettled  road-bed cars have been too prone  lo jump the track. The moving of  the shovel as digging progresses will  be made more economical and rapid.  The shovel -is a 70-ton Bucyrus*:  ���i->4 yard-dipper. This is a heavy  shovel, it will be observed, for a'dip-  per of such-capacit3'. It has three  engines. For the digging engine  too h.p. is required; and for the  swinging and dipper engines about  30 'h.p. -each. Wood is' the fuel  used, -5 to 6 cords being the daily  consumption. Power is conveyed  to the dipper by chain.  The dipper has teeth, four in  number and 16 inches long when  new. Constant friction, however,  soon wears them down. Piobably ���  manganese steel with points replaceable would be an improvement. The  boom is long enough to admit of a  cut 40 feet wide.  Watch iu hand, your correspondent timed the shovel filling cars lo  find''the rate was two cars (six cubic  yards) a minute, or a train of six  cars.-iii three minutes. Thus, when  delays-are cut down an enormous  yardage, can be handled.  .From August 15th lo Sept. 1SU1,  inclusive, 12,100 car loads  of   dirt  were   discharged   into   the   sluice,  which means a rate of  I,500:.eUBIC VAKOS I'-VM DAY  for, during the time given, the-  shovel was shut down on one occasion for four days and 011 another  for five'.days. The record run to  date is 46S cars, i.e. 1,404 cubic  yards, in nine hours.  The heighbofthe working face is  18 feet. The gravel,is yellow, compact and uniform with few bovvldeiir.  too large for the dipper.    No  l>Ut!&��:  (C'uu'.'.iiuiyl JJ" ,iitii��i'..y.  y-  & ATLIN,   B. C���    SATURDAY,    SEPTEMBER    29,    1906  :fln  THE ATLIN CLAIM  IS rUOUQIILD   CVCRY  CATUMDAY  MOIININC.      MAILED    FI1CC    TO    ANY     PART   OP THL'  would   ron  go   cents   ptn  month ;   to.oo   per  yeah,    auvcrtisinc rates: *:.oo pen inch each  ���NSCriTION ;   READING NOTICED.   2li  CENTS A  LINE.  SPECIAL   HATES    ON    APPLICATION.  ~*o*-  JOIi PRINTING :  CORRESPONDENCE.  ILL-HEADS. POSTERS, VISITING   CAHDS  LETTCIl-HCADS, PROGfAMMCS,       tTC,   ETC.  OnDEns   PROMPTLY   EXECUTED.  PniCES   MODEnATE,  Tub Atuk Claim Pummsiunci Co., I.tii.  AV.     PotiTiAlIll.      QUANT,       'il'l'l'OU-MAN.U;i*ll.  People who' hunt game close to  town should, as the perusal of a letter in another column will show, be  more careful with their firearms.  We are informed that recently a  mis-directed rifle ball passed through  two walls of the complaint's house  and directly over his sister while  sleeping.  Juneau has a curfew law. It is  not lawful for boys or girls under iS  years of age to be ou the streets unless accompanied by grown folks,  after 10 p.m., between April ist and-  October ist, or after 9 p.m. between  October ist and April ist.  [Tin' Cliiini is nol  responsible ("or views ox-  'pre.-ised by correspondents.]  To the Kditor oI'.Tiik Atun Claim :  Mi-;. .Editor,���The early duck  catchers are thick this year on the  pond at the back of my bungalow1  and the way the shot and ball has  been coining through its walls in  the early morning of late is convincing lhat-lhey are alter bigger game  than the squakers. Any one who,  on pretence of duck tnurdeiing, has  designs on me, aud is bound to have  fresh meal when Ihcy go fowling,  should be fair aud .give me the privilege of a gun too and emerge from  the bush and this thing can be  pulled off in the early autumn  "Western Style."  J.   Kirki.and.  Atlin, Sepl. 20th, 1006.  /f& f* ���> ftS *v* <",-% *> 4. ��<�� ���& "tl 1     (DI a A /*�� i.  Why anNii out wui-.n yoi' can <.j..t ooons as qui'.as1 iikkf.?  Atlin, Nugget and Grape Rinj.-��=��� and nil kinds nf .Jewelry mtiiiu  fucliircd on the pi'i'ini.-cs.  I'ine Now Stock i.l' Watches,' Clocks, Jewelry i��n<l Diamonds  Watches from :?">.0(l up. A/.-cnts lor Columbia Gramophones. '  Silverware, Cut Gloss, Hand Painted China, Souvenir Spoons  Safety  Deposit Vaults  CL     JUHj     ATI,IN   AND   DISCOVHKV,  Watchmakers and Manufacturing Jcwclrs.  "They   are   Waiting   for   You!  IN  L��T1*11NC$��"  Hats and Dry Goodsp  Carpets and Hktsisc Furnislsiissgs.  FUr,I,    i,INK    OK    P.OOTS    and    SMOUS,  also    GOLD    SUM,    HIP   CUM    BOOTS."  'OTICI'. Is hereby given that I intend,  sixty days from date, to apply to t.lie  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for permission to purchase the following  described tract, of land: Commencing at a  liost on western end Tiitshi Lake, thence  south SO chains, (hence west 2(1 chains, thence  north SO chains to the shore of Tiitshi Lake,  thence following the shore 20 chains to the  point of ' commencement. ' Containing 100  acres more or less.  ]\i\ted July llUtli, 190(1.  ���  o1:l Wai.tru G. Sweet.  GET BUSY  When you are worried.  When you have been disappointed.  When Iheoullook seems hopeless.  When the people repeat the things  your friends have said about you.  When the goal seems about as impossible as the pot of gold at the  end of the rainbow.  When the schemeon which you've  slaked everything goes up.  " " When you have about concluded  thai there is no use trying anymore.  When everything and everybody  seems to conspire to keep you down.  When the world and everything  in it appears to be going to the dogs,  aud you feel ready to go along.  In short, whenever you feel laziest, or maddest, or saddest, or most  despairing���get busy !���"Ex.  Atlin and  '��9   Discovery^ B.C.  Successors to  J. H. Richardson.  >-���-<$ O ���>^-*-��-***-��-*-��-* -��-���-���-���-��-���-���-��� -���-^������-���-���-���-* �����  THE   GOLD ������ HOUSE, |  DISCOVERY,   B.   C. .  C H, NISSEN,   ��� -     -    -     Proprietor.  Kcstaiiranl in Connection Under  New anil Capable Management.  In  the  County  Court of Atlin  (ll OLDEN  AT  ATI.IN)  NOTICE.  The last, regular sitting of the aliove Court  for the present season will be held at the  Court. House, Atlin, 15. C, on Wednesday, the  third day of October, A. ])., 100U, at, the hour  of eleven o'clock in the forenoon.  II. YOUNG,  Registrar.  Atlin. H. C, 12th September, 1900.  Mortgage Saie.  NOTI OH IS IllilililiV GIVIiN That the  undersigned will sell by Public Auction on  the !Mh day of October, IflOll, all the Mining  Property, Planl, Machinery and other goods  and chattels belonging to (he "Columbia  Hydraulic .Mining Company" siluale on  Spruce Creek, loud Iter with all Leases,  Placer Claims, Water Itighls and other property which may belong (o the said Company, under nnd b.v virtue of the power of  sale included in a Mortgage bouring dale Ist  day nf April, I'.111 I, and made liclweeu the said  Company and one George XorrU Wood Icy.  The said properly will he pwl up for sale  at the Court House, Alliu, at. the hour of 12  noon ou t he above mcnl ioued date.  I'or I'ui-llii.'i- particulars application may  bo niii'li- to li. ,M. *>.'. Woods, Agent, for the  Mortgagee.  Dated Iliis2!llh day of September, lllllll.  lv. .M. X. WOODS,  s2!i-2 Solicitor for Mortgagee.  Atlin Assessment District.  In accoi'diiiice willi the provisions of the  "Assessment. Act," the lirst session of (ho  Court of Revision nnd A ppcnl for (ho Atlin  Assessment, District will be held in Hie Court  Room, Atlin, T..C, on Monday, tlie liilli cluyof  October, A. I)., HIOC., at. the hour of II o'clock  in the forenoon.  W. POLLARD GRANT.  Judge <if the Court of Revision  and Appeal.  AUln, H. C, 10t.lt Se*rtcwl)��r, A. 1)., 1000.  Notice'of Dissolution of Partnership.  NOTICli is here given that the partnership  business hitherto carried on by as", under  Articles of Partnership, at, Atlin, li. C, as  liarristers and Solicitors, under the linn  name of "Mason & l''isher", has been disolved,  b.v mutual consent, as from the 1st duy of  September, lOOli. All accounts will be paid,  and all accounts due to it will bccolleetcd, hy  either member of the firm, whose receipt for  the same shall be a full and sullicient discharge. The business will, from such date, bo  carried ou b.v the undersigned Charles Dubois  Mason, at. the Ofliee on Third Street, Atlin, H.  C, the undersigned William li. I'isher continuing business at the same address until  the end of this-season.  Dated at, Atlin, li. C., this llrh  day of September, ID0U. C. Duiiois Mason.  Witness. W. li. KisiU'*'.  iidward S. Wilkinson. ' sir.-l  THE WHITE PASS&YUKON ROUTE.  Through   Line   from   Skaguay   to  Atlin,   White   Horse,   Big'  Salmon,  1  Dawson and all intermediate''points.  Finely  appointed trains daily? except Si-nday,  between Skaguay, Cariboa  and  Whitehorse.   Cari-y Passeng-ers, Baggage, IVl.ail^'nd  Ejcpress.  TIME   SCHEDULE   OF   fJ RST   CLASS -TRAINS:  No. i.���North JBound.. |  ito. 2.���South DouiiiL  9.80a.in. I.v.       SSvARUAY      Ar. ''.;;i0p..nu  2.10 p.m. 3.V.       CARIUOU       I.v. lhfiO a.'ni.  4.I10 p.m. Ai*. WiHTI* HOKSli I.v. O.WI a.m.  TIME   SCHEDULE   LAKE   STEAM BOATS';  Leave CARIUOU R p.m. Mondays,       Arrive ATI.IN':) a.m. Tucsdirj-s.  " " 5 p. in. Thuisdaj-s, " "'       !) n. in. Fridays.  Leave ATI.IN ."i p. in. Tuesdays, Arrive CAlK-l UOU 1 a.m. Wednesdays.  " *'        5 p. nu Fridays, " " *I a.m. Saturdays.  liiO liounds of hnggngc wall be chee-k-ed free with wich Tu'll faro T/icket 41ml 75 pounf  with each half fare ticket.  Pttsseiit-'crs must be at. depots in time to have Iliif-jiiise iiispcctcdiuiKl checked.  Time Schedules arc subject to eluin^e withtnit notice.  Ei&~    Baggage   Bunded   Through.  Vol* in format ion  relative  to  Passenger,  J'Yci^lit,  KxpiHJss land   U.'c1ck*i-'11>Ii   Kirt.ec  apply to tiny a^eiit of the Oomp.Hii.v or to  A.'U HKRi)OI3. Gen. M'?!-.., j.   LI F S CO'Wl B E,,      J.11. ROGliKS, Tnrflie ilanager,  Vancouver, II. C, and Agent, Atlin. Vancouver, 11. C. and  Skaguay, Alaska. Skaguay, Alaska.  r��'-#**��^��v*dtt^tf#ratf��d;��&:4ra^'<a o^^^��^'-tf'�����^��^^^^��^^*^c^v��^c^^i3  Certificates of Improvements.  Etta  Extension, At Last, and White  Baby   Mineral   Claims.  Situate in t lie At I in Mining Division, Cassiar  District. Where located:���One-fiiiarter  ' of a mile North-West of Atlin.  niAICH Notice thut I, AV. Gnss, l-Yoe Miners'  ' " Cerlilieate No. n(i!!,i)7!), and as agent for  C. O. Hoeliine, I'Yco Minors' Certillcate No.  IHI'.I.OTS, intend,sixty days from tho dato hereof, to apply to Iho Miuine: Recorder for Cer-  tillcates of Improvements, for tho purpose  of obtaining'Crown Grants of the above  claims'.  And further take notico that notion, under  section in, must be commenced before the  issuance nT such Certillcates ot Improvements.  Dated this 1st, day of A.ugiist, lOOli.  s2!l WM. GASS.  4(>  'siiBdg  iv  "A"  5?  Writing Paper,  ATLINTO LODGE  A. F. &. A. M.     ,  No. 12, G. ll. 1). C.  Kegulur communications held on the lirst  Thursday of ouch mouth  iu tho A. (.). U. W. Hall,  Third Street.  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  HOT BATHS  Can be Had at  The   Royal   On the Wiitorfront.  .Moii'h Suits Cleaned and Repaired.  All Work Guaranteed.  Goods Culled for and Delivered.  Cash on Delivery.  MfS. M..   Fenn,    Proorletrutts.  .-���-���-���-���-���-���-���-���-Si ���-��� ���+-+-*+���+-+<��>  Is to advertise and promote  the   interests   of the  ATLIN DISTRICT!  .2*      ��3*     V8  "/ll  /'*  l*to*��&0&*&��>*&KMK*^^ S[V  ATLIN,    B.  C,   SATURDAY,    SEPTEMBER   -29,    V9dS  /, r.lin Consolidated Mining Co.  Continued from page I.  I v  ing is necessiny. Bediock is ser  penliue mixed willi steatite or soap-'  sloiie, and soft enough Tor lhe shovel  ���to dig into it two to three feci, llnis  rendeiing il un necessary lo clean1  bedruck hy hand'except in spols  ���oilierwise inaccessible.  Cuts are made 900 feet long and;  40 feel wide, the shovel al time ofj  visit being one-third way up the  second cut. The rails on which lhe  ���shovel runs are in six-fool sections,  and are held by 'bridles to render  ���spiking unnecessary. The shovel  advances six lect at a time* aud, or-  ���dinarily, two or 'three 'times each  -shift.  "IVRAlwTWllNr*.     '  Eighteen cars -divided "into' threci  "���trains of si*x cars,- each 'train with  ���its locomotive and motoueer, are  'employed. Plenty of extra cars are  .���kept on hand and used if needed.  These trains are so disposed,thai  while one is being filled, another is  ���discharging into the sluice and the  third, empty., is waiting on 'the sidling for its turn at-Hie-shovel.  The cars are the -side-tripping  '���three-yard car oft lie Western Wheel-  ���ed Scraper Co., and they run -on a!  three-foot gage track with 30-pound  irails.     '     " j  The train 'goes by 'electricity tc'>  the foot of the incline; where a  ���'Switchman hooks the-cars, three atj  ;a lime; to a -i^'tj inch cable connected,  with a 75 h.p. hoist.,  The incline is-situated about 500  feet from the .lower end of'the com'-;  pauy's ground. flit 'has an angle ofj  30 degrees and is double tracked.;  The platform is 45 feet above the!  ipit floor. On ooth 'occasions of  visit, the cars'were being delivered'  to the platform at the rate of a car a  minute. Two men are stationed on  ���the platform, whose duty it 'is to  trip the cars, keep tall}'' of the niim-j  ber of cars received, and start Lhe,  ���empties, which run 'down by their  ���own weight.  GOLD-SAVING A.P.MJANCKS.  In the platform of 'the incline are  Four   bins 'into which the three cars,  ���empty.    Thence the auriferous ma-'  terial falls upon a grizzly,.of which,  the steel bars are set at an angle  of:  .30 degrees and 'i8 inches apart. Thel  "over-size'"'   falls  on   to thednmp,  while  the "under-size''' drops   into  the 4x4 foot sluice.    At first,   the  sluice  was   100 feet long, now it is  ���double that length with two Y's  to  better  distribute  the.   tailings.    Its  ���grade is eight inches to 12 feet with  the exception of the first 't2   boxes,  where  the grade is one inch to the  ���foot. . ,       '  The first three boxes are paved  ���with'45-poiuicl steel rails, the remainder-���except the extreme ends,  where blocks are. used���with steel  angle iron. 3 in. x 3 in. x '% in.  There is an under-current, but it  is not made use of at present, except when cleauing-up, because  without: it the water does better service on the tailings pile. Mercury  is thrown into the sluice 'every day,  to to 12 pounds at a time.  One thousand miner's inches of  water suffices tor sluicing. This is  'conveyed from the so-called "Min-  ���crs' Ditch''' by 800 feet of 26 to 28  inch steel pipe, which empties at  the, head of the sluice.  'For the operating of this plant 30-  men are employed iu two jo-hour  shifts. The 17 on ,ihe day shift aie  disjxssed as foVhMvs*: Kngineei,  craiiemian ai'd (iit.-1u.111 Inrthe shovel,  3 motoncers, , *. switchman,-'i man  for hoist, 2 men for tripping cars j  pit men for laying track, cleaning!  bedrock, etc., i blacksmith, n black-1  smith's helper aurl  1   carpenter. >  Tlie buildings coin prise bunk and:  boarding, houses,   office, liSacksnvilh}  shop, carpenter shop, generator and  liaiislbriner houses.  Electric power is bought from the  lhitish America Drcd-ging Company\  which, from 'its Pine" creek plant  furnishes an, alternating current 'of  22,000 volts. In the transformer  house a "step-'down'" is made from  2��,-ooo volts to 400 volts, and lower,  ���For "lighting purposes'. Alternating  ���current does for the hoist; for the  ���locomotives, a'continuous current is  geneiated From the 'alternating  current.  Two clean-ups have been 'made,  ���which rumor places at 'ijteo.ooo. IP  this be correct, then tlie gravel is'  worth about fifty cents per -cubic!  yard.' Working expenses may be'  estimated at $230 per 'day. So'thatj  with tlie present delivery-of >i,'5oo  yards per -day a very-good interest'  is being paid on the money "investedi  whicli, 'including ground and plant,  amounts, probably, to not, more  than ^'150,000. ���R.W.Y.  I ^Ea^Sr^E^KfiEE^B^^  ]Se^ii!^2.'iV^&SKSSCS!^^i'^2SSdi^CJi&^  Price  and  cash  -Strange We never thought of it before!  Synopsis of  Canadian  Homestead   Regulations.  /\ NY uvitiliililc Dominion Lands williin  XJl. tlio'liuilwny Hcltiin I'ritHili Coliimliia.  may lie lionipstciulcil l>.viur.v person wlio is  the sole head ot a l'umihv,'oi- any malo over IS  ycttvs of tiRC, to tlio extent -dl' one-qimi'ter  section of Kill acres more ordese.  Entry must he made personally at'tlio'locnl  IiiikI office fur'tlic diniii'iet. in whicli 'Ihe'lnml  'is situate.  The homesteader is re-mired 'toipoi'loi'm  the conditions connected therewith under  one ol'tlie.'followiiiK' illans:  (!) At'leastsix months'residence upon and  cultivation of the laud iu each year for three  years.  (2) Tf'tlic father (or mother, if the fntlmr'isj  deceased) of the homesteader rcsides'iipon a  farm in tlio'vidinityof thu'laud entered for,  the l'P'iiiircniciits- as to residence may ho  Milislied lry such person rcsidiii}-' with the'  father or mother.  (:l* If the settler has his pevninnent residence 'upon 'fiirmiii^- laud owned l),v him in  the vicinity of his homestead, the-requirements as to residence may be satisfied liy.  residence upon the said hind.  Six mouths' notice in writins* -should lie  jyivoirto thetjoinniis-iioiier of Dominion Lunds  at Ottawa dl iiflention to apply'for patent.  Coal'lands miry be purchased at ��10 per acre  for soft coal and $20 for anthracite. Not, more  than "20 acres can be acquired by one individual 'Oi' company. Royalty at tho .rate of  ten cents per tou-of 2,000 pounds shall bo col-  lected'on the ki*<>��*> output.  W. W.'CORY,  Ilcputyiof the Minister of tho Interior.  N.I!.���'Unailtliori/.ed publication of this advertisement will not'be paid'for. jy21-(im  AAAAA*AAAA*A>A/'iAAAA*A*iVWV-'i  'DISCOVERY, B. C.  A Strictly  First-Class   Hotel.  ED.   SANDS,    Proprietor.  Choicest Wines, Liquors and Cigars  The Diuing-Rooiu, under the management of Mrs. T. Hinchcliffe,  furnishes the best meal in town.  Hampton   &   Durie,.,       Proprietors.  Discovery.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT  IN  CONNECTION,  llouddiiiiiters for Dixon's stage.  UR Printed Price List just seems'to f?il a long felt need, as, when  our patrons receive it on the'first of the month they'know exactly  what goods will cost them during the month, and it is a great assistance  in making up an order.  We 'have a -large  Stodk -of 'Goods now-on the way, in  and we will pilace them in  the  Store  at Lowest  Possible  ' Prices, FOR CASH, 'in -Case Lots.  You are always sure -of the  Best .Quality of Goods at the  A. T. COMPANY'S "STORES.  '   ' 'Goods 'delivered   promptly on the  Creeks  and iin   Town,  if   you   are  not  already .a 'Customer  it  will   paj* you  to  give  us a trial order. '   ,  &  *e^*    .Ctf^*   't��r*   -tj?*     ttf*  The Atlin Market. Co., Ltd,  FRESH   DRESSED   MEATS,   also  POULTRY  OF  ALL.  KINDS, Pressed to Order.  C.   DOELKER    Manager..  Executed Cheaply,   Promptly and Satisfactorily.  ... . THE CLAIM OFFICE.  ��he -Canadian   .Bank  of  Coimerce*  CAPITAL    PAID/UP    $10,000,000. '  ���Rusi'iK'VK,   $4,50o;ooo.  Branches of the Bank at .Seattle,  San Francisco,  Portland,  Skag-way, etc*  Exchange sold on all Points.  Goi,p Dust Purc-haskd���Assay 'Okpick :tn 'Ccwnhgtion.  J. A. SMITH, Manager. ATLIN, ��� B.   C.     SATURDAY,    SEPTEMBER    29.    1906.  Local Events.  Atlin photos nnd souvenir postals  al C. R. Bourne's.  A shipment  of Fancy Stationery,  just received at E. L. Pillman's.  McDonald's Grocery makes a  specialty of fresh eggs and  butter.  Mr. George Coults, telegraph operator; at Nakina, arrived in town  Thursday on a short visit.  A concert will be held in the Atlin  Presbylerian church on Wednesday  evening next, Oct. 3rd. A good  programme is promised.  TODAY is your last chance to  get bargains that are'bargains"al  the Iron Store.���Stables &Lunisden.  Rev. Dr. Pringle came in on Friday's boat to spend a few hours  with friends in camp and left for  the outside again that evening.  O. F. Conley, of the local police  force, returned to town Tuesday  from a ten days' holiday which he  spent on the south end of Taku Arm.  ���At   a   meeting of the subscribers  to the fire protection  fund   held   on  The Law Courts.  Monday evening, Mr. E. Marcus  was appointed uightwatchmau for  the winter months.-  Ormond Rorke, who got a shaking up by going over the bank of  Spruce creek with a horse and wagon early last week, has sufficiently  recovered to be at work again.  Mr. Geo. Adams, foreman for the  McKee Amalgamated Hy. Co., left  on Tuesday for the outside on, a  holiday. His friends say that when  George returns to camp he will not  be alone.  On Friday night of last week the  sluice boxes ofj. H. Black, Boulder  creek, were robbed of two weeks'  sluicings. The thief did a neat-job  and left not one clue by which he  might be traced.  The trustees of St, Andrew's hospital desire to thankfully acknowledge the receipt of the sum of ten  dollars as the result of a shooting  contest between Messrs. F. Shields,  F. Wallace and E. P. Queen.  A very successful concert 'was  held iu the Presbyterian church at  Discovery on Saturday evening of  last week. Many attended from all  parts of the camp, and everybody  thoroughly enjoyed the splendid  programme and the line of refreshments whicli were furnished.  Mr. J. Doyle, who has mined on  Spruce creek for some years past,  left on Friday of last week for a  short visit lo the Rainy Hollow section. Mrs. Doyle, who is still in  camp, will meet her husband at  Skagway on his return, and it is  their intention to spend the winter  on the coast.  Last week two Indian women,  who appeared in court on a charge  of having unlawfully been drunk,  were allowed their liberty on suspended sentence by Magistrate, J. A.  Fraser, who at the same sitting dismissed the charge against the man  Roderique of having supplied the  women with liquor.  Wire, But No Wires.  Rex. v. Thomas, A.B. P.���The  preliminary hearing took place Monday. Tuesday and Wednesday before  J. A. Fraser. Alter hearing all the  evidence ��� the magistrate dismissed  the charge, saying he did not think  there was sufficient evidence to put  accused ou his trial.  Rex. v. Thomas, R. H.���After  hearing the evidence on -Friday,  Saturday and Monday, Magistrate  J. A. Fraser sent the accused up for  trial. Mr. Woods and Mr. Grant  appeared for the prosecution and  Messrs. Taylor and Fisher for the  accused, aud much time was taken  up by these gentlemen in their legal  controversies. The accused came  up for election on Tuesday and adjourned till Wednesday, when , he  decided .to take a speedy trial. Mr.  Thomas appeared on Friday before  His Honor Judge Young who, after  hearing one witness, dismissed the  case. Mr. Mason appeared for the  Crown.  Kaye v. Switzer���-Otherwise called  the Petticoat Syndicate v. Switzer���  Came up for judgment on Wednesday,    judgment was given for $828  and costs.  f>-  On Wednesday His Honor Judge  Young gave reasons for judgment  in Clay v. Queen.  The following actions have been  slated for hearing:  Kirkland v. A. Brown���For $50  damages' and possession of a dog.  Replevin order issued and executed.  Dixon & Schulz v. N. M- Ltd.���  For $273.45 for wood in 1904.  O'Connor v. N. M. Ltd.���For  $21.25 f��r blacksmith work.  Regan v. Warren���For $203 for  goods supplied N. M. Ltd:  Regan v. N. M. Ltd.���For $7o6.oS  for last year's account. .Order for  service on Warren.  Dixon & Schulz v. N. M. Ltd.���  For $943.75 for wood and haulage  last year. Order for service on  Warren.  All of the lieu actions pending  were stood over to come up on Monday next.  A. B. P. Thomas v. L. B. Harris  ���Started in Supreme Court for $5,-  000 for false imprisonment and malicious prosecution.  the 1  ^SrSSi,  lN  Retiring   from the  Grocery and Gents Furnishing  business,  we beg to thank   our   customers   and   the'  public generally for  tlie   liberal   support   accorded    us   in  the   past.      And   we   would   bespeak  for our successor at  the   Iron   Store,   Mr.  N.  C; Wheeling, a   like patronage.  . Sincerely yours,  STABLES & LUMSDEN.  STABLER  &   LUMSDEN  northern Brewing Company, Del  ATLIN, B. C.  Brewers  of Lager Beer  'SMALL AND LARGE ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED.  The KOOTENAY HOTEL  OPEN DAY 'AND NIGHT.  THE DINING-ROOM  IS CONDUCTED ON  STRICTLY. FIRST-  t   CLASS   PRINCIPLES:  TIIE  DIXON   &   SCHULZ,   Proprietors.  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. C.  FIRST   CLASS   RESTAURANT   IN   CONNECTION.  CHOICEST WINES, L10UORS ANI) CIGAKS CASE GOODS A SI'LCIAtTY.  Heated  By    its  and   Lighted  Own     Plant  V  Fine   Sample    Rooms  For Commercial   Men  WHITE PASS HOTEL  For some time past our contemporaries of Whitehorse and Dawson  have   been  talking about a wireless  system which the Dominion government   proposes  to  install in lieu of  its  present one strand,, topple-poled  connection   between  Ashcroft   and  Dawson.       Our    acquaintanceship  with the present service prompts us  to say "It can't come  too, soon,"  for, as a Hibernian friend remarked  to   us:    "The (un-)hanged wire is  down oftener than.it's up.'1-  New novels arriving constantly  at C. R. Bourne's.  Read the A. T. Co.'s' advertisement on page 3.    It's right.  Why use inferior gasoline when  you can get 76 and S6 per cent, at  Regan's.    Atlin and Discovery.  J.  T.  REGAN.  ATTAIN  AND  DISCOVERY.  I keep a full stock of Shelf uml Heavy  Hardware ut nil time!,'.  GABOMNf'.  DYNAMITE.  GEMGNITE.  W. MUSGRAVE, B. Sc.  Assaycr and  "3\  P.   D.   McMILLAN,   Manager  Largest and Best Appointed Hotel In Yukon.  , ��. T.  Choice    Bar   Stock  Rates MODERATE  Canadian Pacific Railway Company.  && Chemist  Conrad   City,    Y*  T.  O.K.  BARBER SHOP.  FIRST ST1U5ET,      -       ATLIN.  F. SHIELDS, Prop.  HOT BATHS 50 cts.  Tlio liutli rooms uro equally as uooil as found  in cities.   Prlvoto Eutranco for Laclios.  ALASKA   ROUTE   SAILINGS.  S. S. Princess   May,  October 6th, 16th and 26th.  S. S* Princess   Beatrioe,  ��    ,     October   9th  and  20th.  Sailing-from Skagway 8p.m.  ,        Direct  to Vancouver and Victoria.  Transporting'���>!' mil or Btcnmor to Scaltlo without oxlra oliwwe.  H. B. Dunn,  Wo rIvo quick service.    .No intermediate calls.  For rates or information apjily to  Atront, SlcnRwny.  Oh-gnn^e of Lopationl  aBoe  Painter,  The Reliable Shoemaker,  -   -���   -   Discovery, B. C.  Rubber Boots alSpecialty.  After the J st of October  I will be pleased to meet all my customers  at  my new premises in  THE m@N   STORE.  ("Hitherto occupied by Stables & Iyuuisdcn.)  $V &  "fe  y>.  n  a  Ul  Al  V>1  k

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