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Victoria, B.C. The wealth of the new
Gold Fields at Atlin Lake is practically afforded in three ounces of the beautiful flaky dust exhibited today at Lake Bennett and Klondike Company's office. It bears the inscription: "Washed up by W.H.F. Olive from three surface shovefuls on Pine^ Creek, B.C. Th^ee ounces in five minutes.'1 This is an account published, in a B.C. Newspaper, It may be true, but we doubt it very much. We have had too much demon strative proof of the harmonious blending of "facts" emanating from the Canadian officials & their coadjutors, the B.C, Press, Still there may be some little truth in it - but noj it won’t go: "Three ounces in five minutes," is too good. Among the new arrivals to Eagle City this week are: Mr. W.H. Smith of San Francisco, G.F. Hall of Seattle, & Mr. J.E. West. These gentlemen have both money & bra ns, and finding that, in Canadian Territory they had to endure so much tender mercy from the’ officials, that had they stayed in Daw son any longer they would have been ostra cised very soon from anything they had. They have every faith in Eagle City and its future and are sanguine as to the ultimate development of good quartz properties here, which will insure the permanence of this Camp. EAGLE CITY. RESTAURANT. MEALS, etc. KELSEY & Co. Real Estate, Mines etc. ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS H.W. If your goods were shipped as ordinary freight the steamship Co. was responsible for its arrival at the port to which it was consigned. The receipt taken by the cosignor is sufficient evi dence to enforce the company’s attention to that fact. Dr. A. Franklin Heimlich, late of Hammond, Indiana, has taken his residence here. He is a phvsician of some years’ experience and a graduate of Belle Vue Hospital, Med ical College, N.Y. He is also Examining Officer for the "K.O.H.", and I.O.O.F., members of which organizations he will be pleased to meet at the Tr bune Office. He is residing with the Editor. The United States had ah rut one hundred Warships when war was declared with Spain, Of these not more than forty were modern steel vessels, exclusive of Torpedo boats and including only three or four fireboats. To these have been added four steel cruisers (protected), which are not in commission. J.F. HOBBS - Attorney at Law, Notary Public Office - Post Office, on MacMahon Block, "B" Street. Mr, Fuller is remarkable for his energy and "rustling proclivities". He makes hay while the sun shines, and brought a cargo of same to town a few days ago. It anpears he has a "corner" on windows, and asks a devilish high pr'ce for same. The "Arnold" arrived here on Friday morn ing from Dawson, landed passengers, then proceeded back up river to take up winter quarters. HUDSON BROS. Freighters and Teamsters. The Editir sincerely thanks his k^’nd frieids* and sympathisers for their many kind wishes, He was certainly shot, and is &ti11 cer tainly loaded hut goes about with his load just the same.