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 VOI,.   21.  ATIJN,   B. C,   SATURDAY.     DECEMBER    8.   .'go6.  Nff  3S.7  TELEGRAPHIC.  A Budget of Interesting News  From Many Quarters. .  [KI'KCIAI. Til  Till!  UI.A1M.1  Montreal, Dec. 6. ��� It lias beep  scini-officially announced tliat a gigantic rubber deal lias been' put  tlirougli. The ' Canadian Consolidated Rubber Co., with a capital of  #5,000,000.  Montreal, Dec. 6.���Robert Walter, tlie young man who shot Detective Lehequet three times with a  revolver on September 30, in the  Stark Hardware Company's warehouse,, was sentenced to twenty  years. He pleaded guilty to burglary and attempted murder.  Hamilton, Dec. 6.���Pending the  outcome of arbitration the street  cars are being operated hy,non-iin:  ion men. No one is patronizing  them but they are running undisturbed.  New York, Dec. 6.���At the Sock-  er football tournament yesterday  the Toronto University men played  all round their opponents. The  score was 7 to o.  ��� London, Dec. 6.���The Daily Mail  has taken up action and urges, editorially, the appointment of a. Canadian as the ambassador at Washington, D.C., lo succeed Sir Mortimer Durand. The Mail says  that Canada has suffered enough  through the ignorance and shortcomings of British diplomats, and  that Canadians are more conversant with the existing conditions  and relations between, their country  and the United States. The time  has come when Canada must be  recognized.  Washington,' Dec. 5.���The funeral of the late President Samuel  Spencer, of the South Railway, who  Sost his life in the collision, took  place Sunday. During the funeral  iour all machinery on the entire  Southern railway was at a standstill.  New Yoik, Dec. 6.��� Andrew  Carnegie, the chief guest at the St.  Andrew's banquet iu New York,,  in the course of a speech said that  the Scotch people were better employed and better off than ever before. The young men now realized lhat they were fit for something better than food for powder.  As a consequence less than a thousand of thetu ' had enlisted in the  British army during the past year..  He was strongly rebuked by Sir  Mortimer Durand who said "thank  God some Scotchmen do not think  themselves too good to be British  soldiers. A Scottish soldier is- one  of the noblest works of God."  Portsmouth, Dec. 6.���The, admiralty order yesterday directs a trial  by court martial of Lieut. Bernard  St.. George Colla?d, to- whose order  "on your knees" the recent mutinous outbreak was attributed.  ; Swansea;,   Wales,   Dec.   6.���The  South African football players defeated the full strength of the Wales  teams here 11 to o. The interest  was so intense that even the courts  adjourned to see the game.  London, Dec. 6���Exceptions have  been taken to the statements of Andrew Carnegie at the banquet in  New York. The Pall Mali Gazette  heads it's comment '"An Alien Insult," and says that even if it is  true it is the worst of manners in  an alien who elects to make frequent  use of British hospitality. Sir Mortimer Durand's "vigorous rebuke"  10 Carnegie is applauded by the  press.  Madrid, Dec. 6.���The second new  ministry has been formed within  the last ten days. General Weyler,  who was known as "the butcher"  in Cuba, has been appointed minister of war.  . Washington,' Dec. 7.���President  Roosevelt's message recommends  that naturalization be granted ,,'to  the Japs who remain the United  States. The Pacific coast states  and all the Western delegations announce that they will never cease to  fight such a bill.  Congressman Slaydeu, of Texas,  has introduced a resolution that all  negro tT'ops. in the. United .States  army should be mustered out as  they are certain to entertain the inherent race hostility. He considers  them,a greater menace than a regiment of armed Indians.  Bisbee, Arizona, Dec. 6.���The  dam on the San Francisco river  broke' yesterday. A wall of water  rushed down obliterating the town  of Clifton. Buildings were crushed  like egg' shells. Fifty people are  dead as a result. Some of the bodies were carried miles. The total  loss of life in the district is placed  at 300.  Seattle, Dec. 7.���The game warden here announces that he intends  to; prosecute all women wearing  the plumage of game birds in their  hats.  New York, Dec. 6.���Terome has  asked the commission to take the  disposition of Ida Sitnonton, of  Pittsburg, who is now studying the  monkeys iu the jungles of South  Africa, If this be grauted a postponement of the Thaw trial, c for  several months, will be asked for.  Thaw's attorneys have strongly  opposed the request.  Seattle, Dec. 7.���The railroads  have promised plenty of coal for  next week. The prices will remain  high all winter.  Kansas City, Dec. 7.���Win Anderson, the teller of the First National bank here, went on a hunting  trip last Monday and has not yet  returned. He is $9,000 short in his  accounts.  Victoria, Dec. 7.���The paymasters office at Bsquimalt "was robbed  a couple of night's ago of $1,700.  Dectectives- are searching the crew  of the cruiser Egeria.  Accident to Mr. E. Ridel.  Mr. George .Sinclair brought word  to town Wednesday noon that Mr.  Ed. Ridd had been hurt, by a tree  falling on him, in the .woods at  Tory Inlet. Mr. Sinclair had a  most trying time getting to Atlin.  The injured man was carried to the  steamer Blair Athol, steam gotten  up and she was under way in a  short time. Unfortunately ice was  encountered. An attempt wasmade  to go around the south of Goat  island, with the same result. The  ice made faster than it could be cut.  Mr. Sinclair and Mr. Jones started to walk to Taku, calling, on the  way, at McKenzie and Conroy's  camp, but the boys had left Monday morning. ' ��� Continuing their  journey they reached the Atlintoo  river about dusk Tuesday afternoon.  Building a fire they managed to at-,  tract the attention of Fred Wrong  and Bob Pelton. These gentlemen  tride to cross the river but only succeeded iu getting to the island.  They then put their boat on a sleigh  and dragged it to Atlin lake'. Here  they found it too rough and in the  dark could not get Mr. Sinclair's  whereabouts. Right here it seems  but fair to Wrong and Pelton, to  say .there must have been a misunderstanding, or they would hardly  have allowed Mr. Sinclair to remain  in the woods all night, as he did,  expecting, them to make another  attempt in the morning. Mr. Jones  in the meantime had started back to  the scene of the accident, to relieve  Mr. Johnston Woods, who had been  left to look after Mr. Ridd.  Wednesday morning Mr. Sinclair  signalled Taku Jack, who happened  to be iu camp nearby, aud was  brought by him over to Atlin.  As quickly as arrangements could  be made Dr. Young, Captain Bragg,  Dan McKenzie and Billy Conroy  left to render assistance. A dense  fog hung over the lake aud a biting  north wind was blowing. They  left Atlin at two o'clock and reached the ice in Tory inlet in less than  torty-five minutes. From there they  had to 'mush' on the ice and along  the shore of Goat island to where  the steamer lay. Mr. Ridd was  placed upon a sleigh and taken back  to the sail boat. After four hours  hard rowing they made McKenzie  and Conroy's camp. Here^ the)'  had something to eat and looked  after the comfort of'Mr. Ridd, placing hot water bottles around him to  keep him warm while crossing the  lake. A head wind had to be  bucked and the fog was so thick at  times they could not see a boat's  length ahead,' added to this the  thermometer registered somewhere  about 20 below zero. Atliu was  reached at 11.30. The return journey occupied over seven hours. A  number of citizens were iu readiness  with a stretcher and sled, Mr. Ridd  was immediately taken to the hospital. The captaiu aud ctew enjoyed  a  warm   and substantial   meal  at  Mrs.    Mitchell's,     thanks   to    the  thoughtlnlness of Mr. Rcssclli.  At the present time Mr. Ridd is  resting as'.easily as can be expected.  His injuries are-of a serious nature,  but as yet no alarming symptoms  have appeared. The' right hand  had to be amputated. The shoulder bones are badly broken and some  ribs on the right side broken.  Local Events.  A. J. Burnside, of the Bank of  Commerce staff, left for the outside  the beginning of the week.  Dan McKenzie and   Billy Conroy .  left yesterday   for their camp across  the lake, after a week's visit.  Charley Baker and Dick Smail,  of-Spruce, were in town this week.  Charley intends taking a trip outside as soon'as the ice makes.  The Rev. A. M. Ross leaves next  week for a trip to home'and old  acquaintances iu Manitoba and Ontario. When he leaves he bids  farewell to his bachelor quarters.  G. S. Cummings and Jim Stokes  came in from Gold Bottom Sunday  last. They enjoyed the trip, both  felt so"good they occasionally turned  somersaults or stood on their heads-  C. S. aays sv'ow "shoeing is splendid  exercise.  Messrs. McCulloch, Johnson and  Auld have a shaft 42 feet on their  property at the mouth of Gold Run.'  Louis Clarke is in charge of the  pumping and hoisting gear. They  are waiting for timbers and lagging.  There is a rumor to the effect that  Tommy Fletcher has entered the  pugilistic arena and is willing to  take on all comers, 'Bob' Jamieson  preferred. Tommy stipulates that  'Bob's' costume must be of the very  lightest, aud he would rather have  the fight come ofT iu the open with  the thermometer about 45 below.  Jack Fox and 'Vic' Ericson came  in last Monday from Conrad. Dal-  ton's property is the only one being  worked, he has six men doing development. The showing iu the  Venus, on the upper level is very  good, the lead is from two to four  feet wide. Four shots brought  down too sacks.  It is said that the reason ofthe  closing down of the Conrad mines  was that two much money was  spent in needless outside work instead of actual development. There  is plenty of good ore and it assays  high. When work is started again  it will probably be under different  management.  Mrs. Giddy���Now, there's our  little Harold; he isn't a bit like his  father���has neither his looks or his  disposition. There's no accounting  for some children.  . Mrs Gadciy.���No indeed���ah���  not without embarassmenl.  Take a chance in the raffle for a  fur-lined overcoat; ou view at Thu  Claim office. .ATLIN.    B.  C,    SATURDAY,    DECEMBER    8.    #906  Tlie Atlin'- Claim.'  iiioncy .they   go  home to sp'-Mid ihe  Til L A I LIN CLAIM tr, punt inHcn cvtnv ,fiATunnAV  MOnNlfIG,        MAILCP     THLC     TO     itNY     PA !1T   OTTHC  womo ron co ctntc phi month: ts.oo pen  YLAfl. ADVERTISING rates : *.i.oo rtn iricif cach  ,'.Nc-*i:�� noN ;  ncftiiiNo noti��:eb. rr. cents a line.  -1PECIAL    nATEC     ON     APPLICATION. '       '-��Or> -   - -  JOB l>RINT(N(i  ILt.-H  EAD5,                            P06Tr.RU,  VISITING  CARDS  LETTEI  -UK ADS.,                    PriOGtlftMMtS  _  ETC.,   ETC  ORDEHS    PROMPTLV    CXHCUTCD.  PRICES    MODERATE.  =-----r^  --.-���-.���.;.���:��� ..-.: .���__-_���' _. .  . .    ..  -   -  TllF  Atlin CftAiM Pi;itiiim  I INC.  CO.,  I.TII.  PoM,.\UI>.     GlIAN'J  lii)iT'on-5l ANA(ii-,j;.  Cheap? Labor.  The question of cheap labor seems  ,lo be agitating the minds of some  people in lower British Columbia.  They are, principally, the fruit  grower and the lumberman.  The fruit grower says he must  have cheap labor, therefore demands  the rescinding of the law re the  Chinese bead lax, so-hc may have  swarms of the almond-eyed laborer  dumped into British Columbia, and  the price'of labor cut in two! In  consequence the fruit grower-waxes  rich, and the toiler���well he's a  toiler, that's all.  ' The lumberman and boss logger  says:; I must have labor, labor of  some kind. If 1 could get white  men I would rather emplo}' them at  their own prices, but they are so  ,;.:arcc. The white man in the  ���.roods is far superior to the others.  He can do more work and do it  better, lint we must have labor to  parry on our business.  Ll' an individual or a company  wants anything and wants it badly  they make the want known to  others and the word spreads. We  imagine the same might apply to  the wants in the labor market.  Why not advertise the scarcity of  good, intelligent labor iu our province? The word 'labor' is used advisedly, because the laborer is what  we want. There are thousands of  good, honest laborers in the older  countries; Scandauavians. Germans,  eventide of their e.vi-.iciice on a few  cents a day. Should;'they shuffle  off the .moilai coil their bones are  s-.-iit back. Thuy are parasites and  vampires. They live'in hovels and  filthy dens, fairly reeking with disease and corruption. They wilT  never assimilate. They will never  adopt our manners customs .or be-'  lie'fs.  Is there a white man iu our country, be lie ever  so   far   down,  who1  will  acknowledge a Chinaman   liis���  equal?     ,It   would   be   an  insult to  ask.    Yet what   rue we coining to?  Jtn   lower   British   ' Columbia    the  Chinamen who .came ,to the country  years ago and   brought wives  with  them   have   raised families.    These  Chinese   boys and "girls   go, to our  schools and sit alongside our sisters  and brothers, and our children, and  Jhey demand equality! ��� In a generation  or  two  there  will  be mai'13'  more.    The}'  arc   born in Canada,  under the British flag, and are British subjects.   . As  such they have  equal  rights   with   any   of us.    In  time lo come ' they will be a peril to  this country the same as the colored  man is today a' thorn iu the flesh of  the United Slates.     It will be a case  of separate  schools, , separate cars,  separate hotels and' restaurants, till,  bye and bye  we will  have to separ  ate them   with   something stronger  than' the law.  This glorious country of Canada  is growing, growing fast, and she  has a healthy growth, why pollute  her. For the sake of ourselves, our  children, and our national pride let  us have only the best people other  countries can afford, but let us have  no strain ofthe inferior races within  our borders.      Canada  for the best,  the best for Canada.  ���1 1H&4   A man in an official capacity  should rise above petty personalities. He should do what is expected of the office never heeding the  futile criticisms of a weak intellect.  &  y'X  'anaaian   mmi   ox   n  ��� CAPITAL   RAID    UP    $10,000,000.  RlCSKUVK,    $4,500,000.  VaCI ttfkc  French, .Swiss, the British and  Irish, who would be glad lo come  to our country to better their condition, These are the kind of settlers  who help lo build up our country  by becoming of lis. Working aud  saving their money and investing il  in land or industry.' People to  whom we do not hesitate to hold  out hands of welcome and fellowship. People who will help lo  make a firm foundation on which  we may build a nation as strong  ' nnd as rich as the republic to the  south. The same republic that is  to-day sending us tens of thousands  ofthe  right kind of settlers.  Look at the other picture. Contrast the yellow man with the foregoing, as a.laborer, as a citizen, as  a man, and 'where do you gel off  at'? They come lo this country  with no idea of settling here. They  work, in.tact, they slave, the majority arc in a state of bondage, and  as their savings accumulate it, is  sent back to China. This money  leaves the country and we are so  much the poorer. Only in very  lew cases do they invest, even then,  th'e*-greater profits, in the end, go  I}')me.    If in life they .save enough  John S. Fcalherstone, now in the  provincial jail at Victoria, is to be  hanged on Tuesday next, for the  murder of Mary Ann Dalton, at  South - Wellington, B. C. Thus  works justice her decree.  At a' real estate sale the other day  in Vancouver, a block of Point  Grey properly brought $87,000'.  This was only the first installment.  Vancouver's city limits will soon  be extending to Hastings.  ���r    g&������*��������  Tl is pleasing to be able to note  the promotion of Sir Charles C.  Drury, Kf.C.S.L, to the command  ofthe Mediterranean-fleet, succeed-'  ing Lord Charles Beresford. He  wns born at Rothesay, New Brunswick, in 1846, and entered the navy  at the age of thirteen.  So far only oiie body has been  recovered of those drowned ou the  steamer Dix. The inspectors intend to hold.a rigid examination in  order to ascertain who is to blame.  There is something rotten somewhere. Either in the marine law or  the regulations, or in the lax way  in which they are enforced. The  death toll is constantly increasing.  Hanging is too good for whoever is  to blame.  Branches ,of the Bank at ..Seattle,  San Francisco,,  ���Portland,  Skagway, etc-  Exchange sold on all Points.  -Goi.u Dust Puuciiaski").  A'jxin Branch.  if. A. SMITH, Manages;-.  <����-��-���-��-����� ���.�� ��������-��-��-<  ><^��-*-*-�� .$��� ,fr-*-��.��-* ������ -���-.  ��������� ��� ��� **�����>  USE  OUR ADVERTISING COL  UMNS       ' J*>      J*      J-      J*      &      jfi      u*  Jt   Jt   Jt,}  Placing" before the public  the many advantages of  the district is the object of  This cannot be successfully accomplished with- ���  out the generous support of  the  business  people .and  the residents.  SEND US TOUR SUBSCRIPTION  ��-*���<���> <J>-��^-��-��-��-��  fOB  PRINTING AND COMMERCIAL WORK.  CARDS, POSTERS AND HAND BILLS   *   j   '  Executed Cheaply,,  Promptly and Satisfactorily.  . .. THE CLAIM OFFICE. ATLIN, B. C, SATURDAY, DECEMBER ��, .;^tf��  ST. .MaH'IJK'S ClIUKCIl Ol" I'.NIilMNU.        "  .Sunday  moriiiii;; services are rendered nt  .'il o'clock.    Win. G. .->. Hnllmrn. lay render.  I'liK.-iiivTinnAN Gnrifiii."  i-  Suudtiy iiifii'.-iiii;; service* 11 u'docli . Sun-  ���*hty school li! 12.1-1. Kvi'iiin;r -rrvii-ii 7.SM).  Afternoon M-rvire at Discovery; Sunday  ~.<-hnol in 2. :m.  See the Christmas   and   souvenir  post cards at C. I\. linmiic's.  Passing' Comment.  There.are some   pretty good men  ���on   old- Mother  -Karth,   i\\\(.\    sonic  mean   ones   lo.      About   ihe   mosl  ���contemptible   is 'the individual'wiio  mingles with his  acquaintances;  he  ���has   no   really   true   friends, telling  itliem   what   a '.power   he   is   in tlie  -community and how the whole business would   go  lo-smash  if he had  -not stepped'in and saved it.' Should  .���an election be talked of this individual fairly revels in a halo of his own  home-made   glory   and importance!/  He thinks that his services to either  <party are so   essential that a victory  without him is impossible.    Which-1  -ever way he   throws his weight the  'Other parly must go'down to defeat.  With these notions under his hat he  approaches   the   men of both sides.  :at different times.      His   first move  iis to sidle'up and .very confidenti'al-  <ly ask how  much   there   is in it for.  ihiui. " Discovering that his .importance is not appreciated aud his help  ���not sought after, he turns rusty and  'declares he will simply 'throw them  down'   if  he  does  not get what he  ���  -demands.    Because a good  man is'  ���not   put  out  of office and this 'fathead'   installed;    he threathens   to  (destroy.     This performance is gone  rthrough with   tlie  other parly with  sthe ' same  result.     He is in a quandary.     Act two is.to  fawn and lick  the hand of anyone who will promise him position or spoils.     In  this  act   he  resembles  a   mongrel   that  ���crawls on it's   belly  for a bone, the  "���while   cringing   in   expectation   at  any   moment   to   get   the  toe   of a  ���boot.      Both   parties   have had experience   with just  such creatures.  They are not  confined.- to any particular   locality.      We   are sorry to  ���say Atlin has not escaped.     A man  ���who has lhe  courage of his convictions and the good of his country at  ihearl,  one cannot help but admire.  He  will  give  you  open   and   fair  fight.      But *he  other,   the Judas,  ���who would   betray   party and coun-  itry for a few shekels or an easy job,  ���is a thing  to  be looked upon with  .contempt and scorn.  Forest Protection. ���  Such' indorsement    and    reeoni  mendation as the following., from an,  entirely noii-politicsil and non-partisan journal,   is worthy of reproduction:���  11 is understood   that Hon. R. 1'"-  Green,   commissioner   of  lands nnd  works,   has  almost    completed   his  plan lor the protection of the forests  of the province fiom   destruction byj  fire.    The outline   of  the   plan has  already    been    published    .in    The  Lumbennairand Contractor. '    ll is  believed thai it can   be satisfactorily  worked out and be the cause o( saving much ofthe forest wealth ofthe  province.      Mr.   Green   has   given,  the question   of. forest   (ires a great  deal of attention,   aud   the McBride  govern ment will be   able lo put the  measure he has fathered into execution,   .'h'or this he and   the government   will  deserve  the commendation  of  every   man in the province  who believes in -conserving the forests., one of our greatest   natural re-  sources.   - Tt   is,   so   to  speak,   the  'ready money' of the province.  The  84,000,000 of people of the United  States   have   reduced   their   -timber,  ���limilsdo a very small area, and the  'lime is   not   far   distant   when they  will be compelled to rely on Canada'  for   nearly  all .of  the   lumber they;  use.    .Already   the  price of lumber;  has   advanced   to  high figures, ow-'  ing   10   its ��� scarcity -in   the  United  States,     From now on  the  outlook  is'that  lumber will keep increasing  in value with   each   year.    The demand will be  so 'great that British  Columbia , will "be   paid  vast sums  for her timber.    Timber will materially aid in enriching the people of  the  province.     It   is  a   wise   and  statesmanlike measure of piecautiou  on the part of Mr. Green to endeavor to save  as  much   of our timber,  limits   as  possible from destruction.  H$A&        ^Pl^A^ feAM<^I    Hampton   &.   Durie,   ���      Pro;...  lire  Cw  ifwil     ������     ��� ���- ,  ���-ore  ���ED.   SANDS,,    Proprietor.  A Strictly   First-Class   Hotel.  8*1 00^1  Discovery.  Only the  Choicest Wines,  Liquors and   Cigars used.  OI'HN   HAY  AND NIGHT.  DISCOVER Y,  B.  C.  First-class Restaurant in connection  lJeailij'i,irti;r.s  for Dixon's slnga.  f�� <t4ft'S ���*?�� f-��A /4k*V5: $ '*i  wlkltMk  Why sr.sn uit wnr.s voi; can cut goods as chi-.aI' iiekk ?  Atlin, Nugget anci    Grape. Rings   and  all  hind-, of  -Jewelry iimuii  fni-tiircd on the premise*.  Kino   New   Stock   of   Watches,' Clocks,   Jewelry   iwul    Diamonds  Watches from STi.OO up. Airents for Columbia Gramophones.  ���" Silverware, Cut Glass, Hand Painted China, Souvenir Spoons  JULES EGftERT & SON, ���N A*��� b,SCovkrv,-  safety Deposit Vaults.      Watchmakers and Manufacturing Jcwclrs;  <������� ��� ��� ��H  IN  --���-���-��-��-*^-<S>O<�������� ��� ��������-��-<  TheyHare'ZWaiting'Elfor .Yoii!  ���-�� * ��� ���<��>  FULL  Highest   Prices Paid  For   Furs !  i.xj.uxs :li.ow  Representing' Joseph Ullman, N. Y.  4aa*^t3GLr&���Ltri��i  Carpets: sudeS. [House FsirnSslsings.       ��� ���  LINTv    Oh' . BOOTS    and    SHOES,    .  also    GOLD    SEAL    PHP   -GUM ' BOOTS.  9  Successors   to   J. H.  ?>���������-���-��� ��� ��������������-<  A&Ein and  "'��9   Discovery, B. C.  Richardson.  o  'FIR^gB^"'**'^^���"''^-"*^?���'!^^  '��^wfl.......^.'    ..>..'.  -���t-.j'-  SEKSSKESEffEHSKErSHSSafflSSSi  According lo the New Westminster market, prices are: beef f.q.,  4j;c; h.q., Sjf, mutlon, -13:; pork,  9ff veal, io; eggs, 60c. dozen.  The   Grand   Trunk   Pacific has  ...purchased, a.million? feet of timber  in Vancouver,   to  be   used in.coin-  pauy buildings at. Prince Rupert.  U. S. capitalists have purchased  15,000,000 ' feet of timber on Graham island and will erect a large mill  .at once.  We, in this Northern country,  have a lot to be thankful for. No  floods, no tornadoes, no epidemics,  and nobody goes crazy with the  heat. If a man shows a willingness  to work there is work for him.  Work is beneath the dignity of no  man and in this country, of ours it  is realized and recognized to the  full.  Will make Hernial- Trips  to Atlin to linj- Tui'v  nU  Synopsis ol  Canedian Homestead  Rcnulntions.  /\ NY available: .Dominion J.a mis within  ^CjL. tho Kuilway Holt in Uritish Columbia,  may be homestcaded by ixny person who is  .the sole head of a family,or nny innln over IS  ,3'cav.s of up:c, to the oxtcot oT iitm-ciunrtcr  .section of .11)0 acres more or loss.  linti.-y tmtht hi; made personally at the local  .land olliec for the district in which the html  .is situate.  The homesteader iis required to perforin  the conditions connected .therewith under  one of the following plans: -  CD At least-six months' residence upon and  cultivation of tlie html in each year for three  years.  (2) rf the father (or mother, ir the father.is  deceased) of tlie homesteader resides upon a  .farm in the vicinity of lhe land entered for,  the requirements as to residence may lie  satisfied by such person residing with tlie  lather or mother.  OU If tho settler has his permanent/ residence upon farming land owned by him in  the vicinity of his homestead, the reuuire-  nients as to residence may be satisiied liy  residence upon tho said land.  Six mouths' notice in writing should be  given to thcOonimissioner of Dominion kands  at Ottawa of intention to apply for patent.  Coal lands may be purchased at $10 per acre  For soft coal nnd ->2() for im tlirnci te. Notniore  than !!20 acres can bo acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the rtite of  ten cents per ton of 2,000 pounds shall ho collected on the gross output.  w. \v. cony,  Deputy of tho Minister of the Interior.  N.D.���Unauthorized publication of this advertisement will not bo paid for. jy21-6m  ��%���*  _9   Strange Wc never thought of il befordl  Our Price Lis$ is How Ready F  OUR Printed Price List just seems lo lill a long  fell   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 assislauec  in making up an order.  We have a large-'Stock of  Goods now on the way in  .and we will place them in   the  Store  at   Lowest   Possible  Prices, FOR CASH,  in Case Lots.  You are always sure of the   Best   Quality of Goods al the  A. T; COMPANY'S  STORES.  Goods delivered   promptly on the   Creeks  and   in   Town.  If   you   are   not- already   a  customer   il,  will   pay you   to  give  us a trial order.  . Jt Jt   'Jt  Jt  Jt  Jt jt Ai"J,.I;  n  G.     SATURDAY,    DECEMBER  ,8,"   jgoSc-  1       The latest books anivc .at   C. R.  Jfourne's as soon as published..  The A. B., Smoker.  The  Arctic   brothers held'^concert .in   Discovery   last- Tuesday.  The guests of the eveiling; were the  iii 0. U. \V\, and others..   The hall  was not overflowing with hosts and  -even when the  guests arrived from  Atlin there was still room for- more.  However, those who were there enjoyed themselves thoroughly.  A  good   programme  was given.  Arctic Chief Frank Mobley..opened  the  proceedings  with ...a   neat little  speech,   bidding   welcome and calling upon those present to help make  lhe evening, just what it was, a success.    Dr. Young, on-,behalf ofthe  A. O. LL W.i .made some very tr^te  remarks as  to the good accruing to  the lodges  aud .the individuals   by  such meetings.    It promoted a good  brotherly feeling and was the means  of bringing out the best,iu men, the.  best in their   natures  and .their talents.    The orchestra then tuned up  aud 'played a few'   for. lhe. delecta-.  tiou of the boys.    They  were good  ���the orchestra,   they  always  are,  and always obliging.     Tom Hauna  gave a violin   solo   and-then -he and-  J.ack  Cartmel played ,r>. cal-gut duo..  "VV. G. Paxton   appeared  in a chao  acter sketch.      Mr. Paxton was the  chief entertainer of the evening and.  he surprised   aud   delighted   all   by  his   versatility. , R.   McKay   then  gave a skirl  on   the,, bag-pipes ..and  every foot in   the  room  started to  pat time or wag.-.    'Bob' was called  upon .to 'blow' several-,.times during  the., evening.    C. R.. Bourne rendered a violin   solo  which was a treat.  Charlie is not-heard-'- often  enough.  Songs were sung by George Pollay,  j\ Cartmel, J. Dick, J. PrescoU',.B���  Nichol  and  C. L. CulUn.     'Judge'-  Faulkner made a,declaration, and ���  *he'd like to see the etc.'  Refreshments were served and the  meeting resolved itself into an informal gathering.. Stories.and re-  rninisences were ...told.,and enjoyed.  At the call ot the chair,.God Save  The King was sung, and asniost enjoyable- evening- brought to a el'ose.  O'     \\       BARBER SHOP.  J.  W.  THOMPSON-,  MAjN'AqKN,.  BATHS FIFTY CUNTS-  Private-'IvtitriiiiKe for .l,.-idles.     , r  ATUNTO LODGE  A. F."4. A. M:  No. 12, G-.;lt. H. C.  Ilcgiilar communications'held ou t-he lirst.  Thursday of each month  in the A. <). U. W. Hull,  Third Street.  In the Iron- Store formerly-  occupied by .Stables & Lumsden.;  Yisitiu;,' brethren cordially invited.  HOT-  BATHS  Can be Had.at  The   Royal.   Laundry   (hi tho Waterfront.  Men's.So iis .Cl'-aii.-d and, Hopiiirod.  All"\Vorli Cuuraiiterd.'-  (>.mi!s Called foj- and .Delivered.  Cash on liejj'/er.v.  MrS.   A\.   Fcnn,    Proprietress.  .Fancy abd'  'Groceries a  = /,  '   My Goods are all-Fresh and ���  of the best quality.,   Pjices, ���   '  moderate.  The Iron Store,. First Street.  r*+A*Ar<*/l+**rSW>^^  Certificates of Improvements.  Sunrise and Sunset. Mineral-Claims  Situate ju tho.Atliii .Mining Division, Cnssinr  District.   '   Where located : ���Ou   Indian-  Creek, near fourth of July Creek.  TAKU NOTICE that I, lidward S. Wilkinson,  as ajient. for  Louise I.eontiuo Graham,  l'rco  Miner's .Cert iii cat n Nq..ii1,G1:J, aud.AlnxiHider  McDonald,   Free  .Miner's Certilicatc No. Jifil,  009. intend,^ 80 days from the date hereof, to  apply   to   the   Mining lloenrder ForCertili-  catcs or Improvements for   the   purpose   of  obtaining Crown G.rauts..of.tlic ��,l>ove .claims.  ��� Ami further take notice that action, junior  section,. '.17, must be. commenced   beXoj-o- the  issuance   of   such   Certilk-ates of   Improvements-  Dated this 22nd day of October, IfiOfl.  Kim-ARtl S- WlliKISrSOS, P.Ij.S..  tJ127 ' A pent.  .Dortftern Brewing; ~emmh Od;  KQNRAD   Wa\VR1CCKm\,   Managi-r.  Brewers  of Lager Beer  and Porter.  SMALL AND LARGE:ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED?  THE  >TENAY HOTEL.  r*5*#*^;W.*��>Pb��}��^��^.>.W.**��^  i*P:*:������:V&frP&P&&}*.  0.PEN DAY .AND- NIGHT.  A".meeting of the, Atlin" Hockey  Club is called -for, Tuesday evening,  next, at.-the,.Or:-j\iM. office. The  business of the evening will'be the  proper organization of a club, election of officers, etc. It is sincerely  hoped -that, as.- many as possible will  attend. Only by united effort may  success be .attained. Those who  wish the game well..even though  they do not take an active.part,-are  5n,vLled to be present...  The result .of-the-fifth meeting of.  tlie Atliii whist club is as follows:  Table i, Vickers-Gigot gain i over  CV.'S- Ciitnmings-Cullin. Table 2,  Bp.urne-Rprke gain.5 over Dowling-  \\\il|iams.. Tabic .3, Cameron-Smith  gain - 2 ..ov.er J." C.ummiug.s-Pillman.  Table 4,.. Fraser-P'aulkner , gain 1  over Anderson-Wheeling. Kvery-  one present enjoyed ' being there,  the warm aud comfor-table quarters  contrasting pleasantly with.the inclement weather outside. Those  who have not yet participated are  extended a cordial invitation.  noticii: !'  TVfOTrCK is hereby given that application  will be made to the Parliament of Canada, at the .next session, thereof, for an act-  tq, ,jucori>prnte a compan.y Minder t hq- naiv\(j  of ''Tlie Alsek and Yukon Kailway- Company," with power to.construct and operate  a railway from a point iu the province of  Hritish Columbia ou the . International  Moundary, where said boundary crosses tho  Klihini river, at or near Pleasant- Gamp;  thmice extending north-westerly along tho  vallqys of.tlio Kljhini, TijtsRiishini.'Shakwak,  and Alsek: _-tlie.i>.ce.i!qvt,h-westcrly alone; the  shaces of Kltniuo m\\& and the valleys of.thc  Donjek and White rivers, b.v the m.ostfcas-  ible route, to a point ou the, International  noumlavj between the. Yukon Territory and  Alaska, between the 02nd and the tilth parallels .of .latitude, with all powers necessary  for or incident to thu.jvliy.vc purposes, iu.id  that sitid works be declared to be for tlie.  general advantage of Canada.  Lewis <t Smellie, '/ Trustjluildrng, Otta\yru  Solicitors for tho applicants. .  Dated at Ottawa, i:lth Octoher,.l!K)('i. .     till.1  '.The Bar-is supplied:  and Cigars.  with'   none  but-the   best-brands of "Liquors  First-class Billiard and Pool Tables.  THE .ROYAL HOTEL,,  . DllXON. &.;:SC.HU.LZ,   Proprietors. .  .Cornei' Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. C.  FJRST. CLASS. RESTAURANT   IN   CONNECTION.  CHOICEST WINES, LIQUORS AND ClliAHS CASE GOODS A SI'LCIAUY.  Invitation to Tender..  Th&  Northern Power ant^_ Lumber  Company, Limited, j" Voluntary  J^i(lliit!ujtiii|i> under the "Companies'  Winding-Up Act,.IS'JS..";  Fresh line of staple groceries-on  hand at K. L. Pillmau's.  McDonald's Grocery makes a,  specialty of fresh eggs and butter.  .   . ,L i ���iii|i.i..i> ,j '��� "     11 ii  ��� ii n.nji miu  I, the undersigned, I'raak llarr.y Mobley,  the liquidator of tho abovp Company, invite  tenders lor the property,.assets and business  as a going concern,'of the Northern Power  and Lumber Company, I.imi,trd,.of-.Atlhi, U.  C. as on ami from the. Nt day of. September.  im.<  Th*. property to*lie .sold consists of all'the  right, title and interest of tlie Company in  the saw mill, engine and boiler house and  utilise at. Atlin. u|id lliv hvuil, ion .whiijt the  siime ��|-e situate, nnil which is held under an  agreement witli' the provincial-government  for the piirehase.of tlicsuiui:; the old. power  Iiousi- building on the water front at Discovery street, Atlin; the tug or steamship  "lilair Atlinl,'.'<m Atliu r-'>l��n; tlm piece of  freehold land' front ing cm Surprise bake,  at, Surprise, Atliu' District; the,book).debts  amounting to *;"i,(KM, due to the. Company,  and all ihe logs, lumber horses, wagROns,  lime-hit lory..;: ud otbev.t lie chattel* and,eil'eets  of.Uie Compajiy...  r'ull parlieulars of the said property and  book debts can be obtained -.of .me or-of the  late secretary, Frederick A. Taylor, at the  said mi.1.1..  The purchase money .must be paid by.two  equal ilistallnonts, on the Hist March and the  lil.-it .Inly next. Kull possession wijl be.given  upon payment of tho lirst. instalment of pur-  i.-1'iuso tuoiiyy aad security being .given to  my satisfaction for payment of tho balance  Tenders should )>o noiit to the Liquidator  at Atliu, ou or Jmforo t.ho Ut-h.day of,.fT)oeom-  bnr, HWti. '  'L'ho Mdiiidat.or does not, bind himself to  accept, the lowont or ttny.tciiilqr. .  MAWs..HAKKY MOHl'XY;-  'VWWJWJ'-T). I'-O.- .  ��toves and Hardware S  iron- piping,  stisll and bar iron, .  dynamite and gelignite,..  ; - gasoline;..  JaBiie.s 1. Hegaiij  S'fQRKS'iN Atmn and Discovkry.  Canadian Pacific Railway Company.  i ALASKA.  ROUTE   SAILINGS.  : ;S.S. .PRINCESS BEATRICE ..SAILS;  'Dec. 14.and 27  SnilltiK riwm Skagway Sp.m.,  fQirect-. to A^ancouver and Victoria..  Ti.'ans])Ortiiig by rail or Ktoamer to Seattle without .-extra charge,..  Wfa give quick'soi-vico. . No jntormediate calls.  For rates or information 'apply to  H. B..Dunn,,  AKcnt. Skagwnyt,  The A.Tti3N Market Co., Ltd-.  FRESH   DRESSED   MEATS,   ako:  POULTRY  OF ALL.  KINDS,. Dressed to Orders  yjiimfjjfiwa  Q;. R.OJLl-J^ EJR.  M.axiJVi$Sc,

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