Transactions . ed to have covered the whole peninsula with ashes. The ash-bedhere described consists chiefly of volcanic glass, largely in elongated shreds, like Peles hair, together with minute crystals and crystalline fragments of sani-dine, hornblende, and probably of other minerals. c PROCEEDINGS OF THE BRITISH COLUMBIA MEETING. Dawson. On arrival at Dawson, Wednesday afternoon, Jnly 12th, themembers of the party were distributed to hotels and privateresidences, where they found most comfortable entertainmentduring their stay. The afternoon was spent in visiting the numerous jewelersshops,

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Transactions . ed to have covered the whole peninsula with ashes. The ash-bedhere described consists chiefly of volcanic glass, largely in elongated shreds, like Peles hair, together with minute crystals and crystalline fragments of sani-dine, hornblende, and probably of other minerals. c PROCEEDINGS OF THE BRITISH COLUMBIA MEETING. Dawson. On arrival at Dawson, Wednesday afternoon, Jnly 12th, themembers of the party were distributed to hotels and privateresidences, where they found most comfortable entertainmentduring their stay. The afternoon was spent in visiting the numerous jewelersshops,
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Transactions . ed to have covered the whole peninsula with ashes. The ash-bedhere described consists chiefly of volcanic glass, largely in elongated shreds, like Peles hair, together with minute crystals and crystalline fragments of sani-dine, hornblende, and probably of other minerals. c PROCEEDINGS OF THE BRITISH COLUMBIA MEETING. Dawson. On arrival at Dawson, Wednesday afternoon, Jnly 12th, themembers of the party were distributed to hotels and privateresidences, where they found most comfortable entertainmentduring their stay. The afternoon was spent in visiting the numerous jewelersshops, where unique souvenirs, made in Dawson, and exhibit-ing the coarse gold of the Klondike, arranged in pins, chains,bracelets, and transparent lockets, are sold. The scales andsmall nuggets used for this purpose, from a millimeter to acentimeter in diameter, are water-worn crystals or aggregatesof crystals, which show in many instances, though much bat-tered and deformed, the remains of faces and rounded angles.. Birds-Eye View of Dawson Looking up the Yukon River. An exhibition of specimens, hastily collected by Mr. EugeneBeraud, was also examined with much interest. It containedmany samples of gold- and silver-bearing quartz; barytic lead-ores ; slabs of native copper from the head of White river, look-ing as if they had come from one of the Lake Superior mass-copper mines; and curious rocks, fossils, heads of large game,furs, etc. The visitors were cordially received and registered at theAmerican Consulate by Vice-consul Woodward. At 9.30 p.m., a public reception was given at the Govern-ment House, where Commissioner W. W. B. Mclnnes and hiswife, assisted by Major Z. T. Wood, Commandant of the North-west mounted police (late Acting Commissioner of the Yukon PROCEEDINGS OF THE BRITISH COLUMBIA MEETING. CI Territory) and Mrs. Wood, together with the leading citi-zens and ladies of Dawson, gave to their guests a delightful welcome. The Klondike Mines. At 9 a.m. on Thursday, July