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 I    I '  wr  iff  w  | if  l1��  r  ;!���  i  ()K  1 -   ,___���-jmmm*  I ;  .���'   .-"' fv*/-'  *     J    *  ��� ���     "Aj  ��''i"     *���' ^ Vi'     '   ' i l     '     ..l j-   "���} ' r -��**       l'J  "      r.'     * " ' J   ���"    "       ^       ' f   " !  * .   ���>       . . i * > r  ��� >n�����iuactfag)MCtam.'SUntj  *   e  -% J*-       I Sl  V >L   ,,,  ATI.IN.--B. c" S.^URUAY.i,.F.EBR^^y 2G.    ryo4  'NO  ^40.  f^E^T^    I RUC' a',d '"^'".^^i"1" Corea.    A  ged,   composed of picked IroonVliii-  St.   I'eU'rsluirg,   Feb., 12th., ��� It  i- officially announced that'Adiniul  Alex't-fl' ha-,  been   appointed lo the  iii.'reiiie coinmand of the'Russian  I.'in! (ttitl sea forces ih'tl'e Kai Fast  ' 'Five   thousand" Japanese "lioo;.-  are now encamped near Seoul.Coica,  -some, of  which   have ciiteied   the  town.'   QuiePprevaiN I here.-* l   -*  Merlin. Feb., 12., ���'The "I,ok.il  v.u/eitjcr"'savs, ��� notification has  been received .of lire   proposed pass-,  age of Russian Baltic Fleet, consist-'  "'  ing of fifteen warships,rthrough'!the  Kdisei Wilhelui Canal on its wa'v'to  the Fai East."       ' ' '  Loudon, r 2th. ��� Thejlaily Tel-  e^raph CorjespohdentVt*SNagasak'i,��  undei date 'of Feb', ioth., cables  that there-has-been a *renewed-at-  tack on Port Arthur and that-the  Japanese captured seven Russian  ships and chased others.'   ' '''  ,     .Ch-foo,   Feb., 12th,,. The Japanese Pleef-has   "not been* seen   since  :..hojii Tuesday. The injured, batile-  ���>!i'ps.Cz trevitcluand Ketzivanhave  been floated but /the Cruiser/PaHada  is still oir the beach."  - ---Further-detailspf'.iiaval. engager.  ed u,i along south hank ol the Vain  1    U'^��ii seq ye nee of the   attack   bj  Japanese pi.'Port"Arthnr.   Viceroy  Ki\ei  likely    that   this  II h consideied  most   uii  'Hi.  ^'irmy will reach"  destination in lime'lo intercept  'in-*  yadingRus.siaiis.    Second line rn'iY  fail to.hold hack invaders, in which  case it is expected that'a I an'd bailie  Mill take-place not-far-from Seoul.0'  '  "I" any case Japanese preparations"  are being made with'a view lo closing in on anj body of Russians'that  succeeds in forcu ^yi's way into' in-  ter.iorT^f CoVck.'"' Russian Court*St.  1'etersburg, mucii depressed, e^jiec-  i-illj. the Emperort"- <'DiilP'toiie oi  Imperial   -piocl.uuati ��n    geneiailj  noticed aiid-atfribi'itcd to   His, Ma-  jesty's-dishkeof-war,���and "to ' feelr  r.'g.iinpreuaieducss and fears of in-  'telnai-troiiblts'.-  %}?*v^ U-V  ordereci all   foreigrrers  lo.lea'Ve fhat  place*"*      ',  Tl,�� 'Sr,".';'!-:':   rY",,... ��� :.      /,-  -,,. -Mobilization of the Army' has  been effected without a hitch. ' The  irausportatkmof Japanese soldiers  aud's'upplies byUrarns of the railway  1'ioni the ruteriorjo the coast proceeded uitli great precision.ri'  ��� c,'cJSo>_F?jJ-, J.6���A_Steainer " ar  riyin�� here'from "Po7t~Arthur. re-  pcirts heavysfiniig heard in  Straits,  of Pe Chi Li'SaturdaySmdiiiirbt.  -"Ghefoor-- Reliable 'reo'orts' ,sa\��  (-.^^/^/"lil'ies 't^Russi.'in .oflicer  l'^ .^'^J'tiiuua ' are   being  sent   to  ljiiss"ia "and  "tlfisjs  causing great  ,ne'ssur'e pri'th'e rai)\\ay. ;  '"  . :T^k,iP--Eeh 16th.���It instated  ���,ieX(:iiUia^7 Jjipanese, sqrradrorr lias  Jrlqckaded Fort,'Arthur.  -"London,--Feb. .'16th���Despatches  from.Tokioisay Russian fleet is still  .'cruising in the Sea of Japan. ,  "' -'Poi t -Af iliuty Feb '"i6th. --Japanese landerd'f6rce'dii the roth, at Pigeon:. Bay.;  they! were attacked bv  ���e��t atiCbemulpoi on ^Monday,,in  'i vvhiclf Admiral Units ; with Japati^  ese fleet of five.sb.ips,. destroyed 'the  Rnssian crniser-'VariagJand ^"grj'rr  bo it- Koreiiz, showthat these vessels left the haiborand fought sen-  urate battles and .were  crushed  by,  ships has'left'that - port and   pissed  three Russian torpedo boats been  suuk.by guns from".the fprtsVI'Uijey  were mistaken for Japanese vessels  b\ Russians of the forts. i      ;  1 Tokio; Feb,'"i6���Russiasi VJadi-  vostpek squadipn fonsisting of four  superior fire of Japanese: The  Koreitz' alone went out~to-fight' Hie  -"whole'fleet. The'Japanese broad-"  sides raked her 'continually, until  she'sank.' ��� "1    ���      -! >,'. *  Many of Koreitz's.crew killed by(  .shots or drowned, and'tbe few w  escaped to shore were captured  The Variag, on steaming   otic  to  . sea, vvas'-met by hail of shells.    A-  bout 200 of the crew of 57o"were either    killed  or" drowned.     Many  swam to foreigrr wf-rsliips and were  taken aboard."_. _  American gunboat Vicksburg,  British cruiser Talbof^French crui-  ser Pascal. Italian cruiser Elba witnessed the engagement and, saluted  the victorious flag.  The crews of the Russian ships  are reported to have surrendered  to the Japanese.  It has,been ascertained thatjap-  aneseshells did not injure forts at  Port Arthur in Tuesday's'engagement. Shells directed towards/disabled battleships went oyer them  /a'ridrentered tlie/tbwn. -"Shells directed at forts struck houses on the  hill.  Japanese troops landed atGer.'can  are intended' < toAco-'ope'rate -with  troops that have been successfully  landed at Ping Yang on opposite  side of Corean Peninsula. These  two forces constitute Japanese -second line.ofjJefeuce.;against RussU  aiis who are  marching ��var. Yalu  Tsuguru Straits orr the nth., steer-s  ing Westward:     '' ���      ���' <  New York, Feli i6th-"-bne of the  m,^.Vs^i?M"it��pms'-?C=,1/EW&  at 'this  inomeut,  says   the  St." Petersburg.  ho|;V?-Ye/?Po1' a��Mt of th<i Herald,   is the  Jt-o'ifirmation^of the statement ithat  aboard'the 'Japanese'vessels" of ��� war  attacking Port Arthur were a num-  l>e.r--iir.'.^??.?"ca" "aval officers.  This.caused-somethitig akin tolcpn,-  steniation among the Russian .-officers. ,,       r    '.  In answer to the" British govern  merit's*demand fpr7a\Tfexplanatipii  'of^'the"- seizing of'neutral ships at  Port Arthur, Viceroy Alexieff has  replied th-it the vessels wtie detairr-  ed because'they had Japanese-011  board.  Russian  troops  and   batteries' and  defeated with heavy loss. '    -���  -.- St.- .-Petersburg; ;Feb,-i7.���A" issue ofsfifty, niillion roubles in .credit  iiotes, secured by  gold,   was .made  ,on Feb. is'th/   _ /  :Provisions of-Russian army iu  Far East causing:great tanxiety as  nothing can be- obtairred therein  winter, not even-forage tor horses.  Even were the Siberian Railway, in"  perfect order it would not sulfite Ho  carry tlj,e foo'd for,; 150,000 to I r'8o,  aoorriem   *  "-  '-.*' fk\   "  --��� St. Petersburg,   Feb. 17th.-���ftd-'  XK&yAY-tbat,sijfihu:.dred- Russiali  ,soldiers.hav.e.i)eeii frozen ..to: death"  while marching apross.Lake-Baikal  in,eastern Siberia.    The temporary  railway^across the lake.'is^iot  com-  .P.leted a.ud���a;.,Iai;ge���,deU,chmerit- of  troops sent pnta. twenty-two   imile"  match oi-ef arr'ice covered lake,' and  it is  presumed" that part  of these'  troops  lost-'their  way'-iii'a  snowstorm" and so perished of cold. .  There is'a1 .report circulated !here  today tha't'"the.^ussiaircriiiser Boy-  afin,'iva'k blown --'vip' 'last Saturday,  aud'tliat'aUfher X'tficers  and 'crew.v  f��tia "umber, Vere lost,   which is*  confirmed cfrom  a  private source.  T.^'^y-afiii' was -last  reportecf as  havihg'taken part in   the  engagW  "inenf bTFeb~-9nn:"at"Pbff"Arthurr '  5 ^r^l *eb? ~J nh:f-Threat-  ening demonstrations* have been  made"a-gainsrthe- British gunboat  'Espi'egle^aiidsyiei? Uv -S. ^guiiboat  Heleira..bv<;Riissia��i soldiers. The  civil administrator is making every  pfKoreaj with thc-^object of entering Manchuria.     ��� ���   ���-  Tokio.���Eight" transports" with  Japanese -troops from Nagasaki,  aiid^saveral additional-vessels carrying war munitions are-on their  way to West Korea" Detachments  of Japanese cavalry already landed  at,.Wiju on Yalu River. ,  '.Shanghai, 17.--A telegram received from Nagasaki says; '"Fifteen!  thousand troops are embarking on  transports today. -. Their- horses are  in podr, condition. Two damaged  warships here waiting to go into  dry dock.   , ��� , .      _,.  Tokio;- Feb.- 18th.��� A-������ heavy  storm spared the Russians from  a  desperate torpedo attack at Port Ai-  thur>n Sunday-morning the-xi4th.  inst.    During the-preceding'night  the vessels of/the Japanese  torpedo  fleet were enveloped,; by. the  force  Pf the wind an4 wa'yes,  in a  blind-  iriglsnow<storm,,so that.only.l wo of  the^ larger,destroyers  succeeded   in  forcing their way through the fierce  gale to Port  Arthur   JVheii, they'  .arrive^, there they  attacked'r"separ*  ately; and  the;/ officers ��� of,'one -of  them are confident  that  they suc-  A:5?Aed., ,!"  .torpedoing' a Russian. ,  warship..     , ^     .- \  :>.London,,��� .iSth'rrA^ -.despatch to  the St"-James Gazette from Kobe,  Japan, ��in ^reporting-the -Japanese .  .naval-attack;on -Port-Arthur; Feb.  >4th.,-says;ii,i.The Russian guard-  ship in theiharbor'and another Russian ^warship, we're: toipedoed, and  that-the Japanese retired without  sustaining injury;."r.r- _..-  Ottawa;.-^..A. letter received here  today from^ a. Grand Trunk Engineer says the Baldwin'Locomotive  Works areaiitlforized to pay as, high  as sixteen < dollars a day'tcV-men who  will runiiou1 the ���Russiaii-'Goveni-  ment Tran^-SiberianRaiIway.��  Washington*.'is.���Officiallyistat-  edthat Wiju." Corea,' "was "made an  open". p.irt,"due'direc*tly-" to'Japanese  asceiidaticy'/ -' Th,e "Korean 'King  formerly refused to open any ''other  port than Chemulpo.  ' Paris:. 'i8th;r---An" pfficial despatch received heie today from- To- .  kio,' says; "That one 'of the''most  effort to arrest the offe'riders arrd as- 'important movements  yet made    iu  The shots fired at the British  Steamer Fu Ping by the Russia1!!  guards!lip at Port Arthur as the Fu  Piiig was "lea'viir'g that port' last  Tuesday ^were, the, Viceroy,hsays��  due to'mistake o'u ' the part of officers of the guardship.  ���   .Russians are* seizing'supplies, at  NewChwangaud  the  Chinese are,  alarmed and are closing shops'and  placing  p6sse��sioiis��iiVider  foreign  protection.      Russian    residents  of  New Chwa'ng," fearing-that the'anrfy.'  will be unable to,,protect thenijand  'their property) vkre depositing their  treasure   under the jurisdiction." of  jft>reij�� flags,' ,  siirecT the Commaiidefs aS'.-d  Consul MaPauese tr����Ps  is'occurring 'today.  One of the" main brahches of the army,-. kousisJiug ��.ofthree-divisions,  and   including. a   division   of the  that a full reparation' will be made'.  ^���;i��t"'Peters]>hrg, .'F.e.b.  17;--Lieut.  Gem   Ivan'off,   comniander'~of' the  Russian troops .in  Turkistan,'has,  g��A'e taTasbjJeHd,   to  prepare  for  cohtingenc"y'6Tmilit7iry activity   in  :directi<?u of-India,'in the- event of  Grea^atitain adopting hostile attitude, toward, Russia  or  prejudicial  to.. Russian,-interests   m  Thibet.  .1'his.niu'sf be, construed  as offset-  ting.the expedition of Col.  Ycting-  ���husbanai'uow-eii'route to L'Hassa,  rTbibctl'witht 2,000" ti oops. .��� .  .. Fort. Ar'tliur'.r-^Feb, f 8:��� Reports  confirmed that Japanese have con-  -centrated. about   sixty   thousktid:,  'troops at Wohsbn, on the East coast  guards, is now-going on   board the  transports.  . The previous lauding of Japanese  -forces, in Korea and elsewhere, is  said.liere to have been small compared "with this simultaneous ,sail-  i��g>of three divisions, aggregating  approximately an army of 30,000 to  50,000 men.'  ,   Caribou Crossing; Y. T. Feb j ot h.  The.Athii'curlers', en   route to  White Horse, reached here at 11 .'30  today. , All well.  .ft  sb  :j..< ',  -i '���*��� 1 - Votiiitinihi ^oti -KiirH<H'i?(��:r'(.-,  "tg^aigWwawO'MWiWtwwmHm 1  "TT  //���/:  "timer* ��*��iw'<����anr*S��rap��v�� *-.*<-!. >7i;-*Ki-a.ttv* T-fi-.ifliJMcyj^aj-s^ifi-ij^Kii  "���to  fMilMH ts/kl^t*-1  ,j,-Mfj<JAj.iWs���.t.,l).,tft^tm.^^.,. _���.,.,  'IIT'T"  1 V.   .1,    I',;,; ; .' {',    \y  If.       /,.i ���<-'   ..   .    I....H ,*.*��� .   fl"  4tf*ACI,   %    fc���    M^VMliArV. '  FUUftUAitY *<>,  ry?>4  ���  i  'VS;  .'!'  iii-.S  .-K!.i;  .' &%  " $J  'PA*  ;'VP  '- 'i(."f  I: ft  -  '^  *ii  m  4  -K,  -    IV  I1 i  1?  The Ailin Claim.  Pnblialicd   ����oi-y    Sittordiiy   uiuruiui;   I>t  T��u Axt.iN Claim PunLimisa Co.  A. C.    Hl!S8CHr��.LD, C.DBUS,   PuorKIKTOK.  l>m<-c.<>? Pllblicrktlun Penrl 111., Atlin. K. C.  AdvortUiuj KutM, :    SI/��J   per   iiK-ti.  pueli  Intai-ttoii.    itriiilin^ iiotiven, ffi   <-��'fit�� �� lino.  SlK'olnl Coutrtu't Rnt*��>* on tipiillcutioit.  Tim siihwcriutiou price is fS u- jnnr pny-  kbU in rJtrhco. No p iper ��ill li�� ilftliveu'od  nnlowi th In condition In uompliml with.'  Saturday,  Fku.2oth.,  1904.  A new feature has been introduced by us since the inception of  the Russo-Japanese war. This  takes the form of a daily seivice of  bulletins, received through the Associated Press N��.ws Agency, which  are published each day. ��  We are thus, in a'great measure,  as well off for news, as if we were  in one of the large cities, and not  entirely "out of civilization" as  some people would have us believe.  - It is to be hoped, that this new  feature of our paper will be appreciated and loyally supported by the  .   people of this District.  desired. '  -We regret that want of space-, owing to the newacf thc war, prevents us elaborating on the beauty  of the fair sex present, or the dresses aud gems they wore.  Cannibalism.  The following is a clipping from  the "Vancouver Ledger "and will be  of interest to many Atliuites." ���  "The "Mary Shiels' Ward" will  bs one of the ��� private wards in the  new* hospital. Archie \V. Shiels  has sent to .Dr. Munro" $150 to  establish'this ward. Mr. Shiels  formerly livecl in Vancouver, but is  now one of'the "lending' officials in  thecoal company at Kyak, Alaska.  ��� He'wrore.to Dr. Munro asking What  it would cost to establish   a "small  , private ward in the- new. hospital.  Dr. Munro -replied thai $150 would  coyer the  expense,   and  the  ward  - would be named after him. By return mail came a cheque for $150  and a request that the ward be'nam-  ed after his'mother, Mary Shiels.  Port Arthur, Ont.���An Indian  arrived in town aud told a. terrible  tale of suffering among his tribe,  no'th of Lake Nipegon." He told  ot where one family was so destitute  that they murdered a young squaw,  -\5 years of age, and the rest of the  family ate her. At first the talt  was not believed, but later ou it was  corroborated by three white traders  who arrived later. A train was at  once started for the scene with'food  but it- will take four days at top speed  to reach Indians. Two constables  also left to look into the murder cast  Atlin,  ffiugget  and Grape Rings  Ahcl All Kinds of Jewellery ��� Manufactured on the Premises.  JgJSF"    Why send ou. when you can get goods as cheap here?  Watcltas From $5 up.   Fane Lino of Souvenir Spoons*  JULES EGGERT & SON, The Swiss Wafchmakers.  ���o*raa*a*0#��*0*o*o*o*o*o*c><a4o*o*o*a*o*o*a*G*o*o4��x>*<  * THE    KOOTHNAV   HOTEL.  '���.!.  A, R. MoDonntd, Proprietor.  COK.   FlKfT   AND   TUAINOK   .S'l'KKKTS.  s  TbU Klr��t CUhhh llott;! hus lifim i ifilcluil uinl rrfiirnikliml tln-otiulioiil  ���tit! otter* tin- best m-cuiiiinoilivtiiih lo TriiiiNU-iu or I'l.i'iiiitnvui  (jiiOhti..-'AiiinricMM mid l'.iir<rp<*an plun.  Finest Wines, Liuuors and Cigars.  Billiards   and   Pool.  The Rise and Fall.  Feb.  The lowest and highest temperatures recorded for the week ending  19th. inst,   are as follows:  18 below a below  28 ( 8   ���  25 6   -  26 2  13  12  18 5  o*ct*o*Ci*o��o��o*o*c>*o^:>*oo*':>*#0'��<:>��':'*o����:'*o*ct*o*':'��':(*'>:>��>':->  THE   GOLD    HOUSE,  D'SCOVERY.   B. C.  A STRICTLY FIRST CLASS HOTEL.  CHOICECST WINES LIQUORS & CIGARS.  Mixed Drinlca a Specialty.  DINING   ROOM   SUPPLIED "WITH   Tllli   UICST   THK  MARKKT   AKKOKDS.  Vegetables Daily From our own Garden.  Breakfast, 6 to 9, Lunch, :2 to 2, Dinner, 6 to 8. <=  ��3  16  18  19  4  6  Russell    Hotel,  DIXCN   DROGHERS,   Proprietors  .. s   ...    Pool    &  Freighting and Teaming  Free.  Billiards,  j*.:-     Horses and Sleighs for Hire.  P. M. A,  All eligible penons, 'desiring to  sig'111 the membership roll of-the  Atlin Branch of the Provincial  Mining Association, may do so on  application at the Grand Hotel.' ���  J,   EL   RICHARDSON,  Another' Big Nugget.  NOTICE.  On F: H. Day's bench claim, 84  below discovery on Spruce Creek,  A,' Cleghorn, while putting in a  .ahot iu the drift. last week struck  what .appeared to be a piece of  white quartz; this proved, ou examination, to be a nugget weighing  240'z., lodvvt., 10 gr..    .  Good work has been done on this  creek during the past winter months  and, at a conservative estimate,  there must be about three times as  much on the dumps, as at the same  time last vear..  NOTICE is hereby given, that  C. M. Hamshaw has been appointed  to take charge of the property and  assets of the under-noted Company.  Dated at Atlin, B. C. thismneteenth  day of February, A. D. 1904'.".  Thk Nimrod Syndicate, -  Limited.  S. G.BRUFF.     "' .  Secretary.'  ... ATLIN .4.   DISCOVERY.  ���*; '     ��� 'i   :-'���'-:.-t '    ������'!��������� J '-*+������;   Full Line of Clothing Just From the East  ./. THE   LATEST   STYLES.  .Complete Stock of Dry Goods  THE . LATEST   IN    HATS,     BOOTS    AND     SHOES*  .'��� '.'gjr-    .      -GOLD   SEAL    GUM    BOOTS  ' Our Goods are the Best and Our Prices the Lowest.  HOTEL VANCOUVER.  THIS HOTEL IS STOCKED WITH  THE   BEST  OF  ftOODft  The Canadian Bank of Commerce.  CAPITAL    PAID    UP   $8,700,000.  RESERVE,   $3,000,000.  Bra.nelitt.of the Bank ac Jeatt��e,  San Francisco,  Portland,  '   _     . Skagway, etc.  Exchange sold on all Points*  ^  Gold Dust Purchashd���Assay Okfick in Connkction.  D. ROSS, Manager.  The Bachelors' Ball.  The dance last Friday evening at  the K-ootenay Hotel was, as anticipated, a great success and much  credit must be given " The Bachelors, " who carried out all the nec-  essaJy details of the function, with  their usual energy and completeness,  .lleing the last dance'of the  season  : before Lent, there was a largeatten-  dance, including a goodly contingent from Discovery and the Creeks.  The music, supplied by our local  (Orchestra,   was  exceptionally Tine  ���and the quality--and the q'uantity-  of thc.refresbroeuts left nothing tnbe.-  Sam*  ffoos��9t��i*9.   Prop*  ^tSa     *i��  '�����.  -ALASKA   ROUTE  S At LINGS-  The following Sailings are announced for the month of  December leaving Skagway at 6  p.m., or on arrival of tbs train':  Amu*:���January 9th. bb<S 35th.  ,,   ���February roth and 25th.  For  further  information,  apply or  write to   H. B. Dunn, Agent,  Sfeftgwaj:. Alaska,   j  TI1E ROYAL HOTEL,  E.   ROSSELLI,   Proprietor.  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. C.   ��o��   FIRST  CLASS   RESTAURANT   IN   CONNECTION.  CdetCISI WUII, UQUORS AND CIGARS CAST. GOODS a SPICIALTY.  Hydraulic   Mining  HYDRAULIC   GIANTS,    WATI-R    GATKS,  ANGLE   STEEL    RIFFLES    &  HYDRAULIC    RIVETED    PIPE.  Estimates, furnished on application    ,.  "      The Vancouver Engineering Works,  vf 1 n "*.'%&���-���+�� ���  s �����" ���, ��� t**! v"*i  Yancouvrr,  B. Q<  *1 vr  ~~"i. '���.-<'- ������* *. ���  .-   .l".f-.1.1,  -,��',".,'��. ;i  - ?��'?���  >'     ���     : /' "'���',,���   ' . ''-'y -"    .,   .', c i"   .'.-..���,-,   ,,   ' ���; ,  .,..    .  ���--'.''.' . ^.-''.- ' ',f>r'V ??^',,'vv^^/r^rj-.;"':'':',';';r'��::,;'V -OC r. "*"���"'���-"���-;���- ������',-'   ;���-.���-  *l^fc.��*V��rW.nf��J*��_���w. .���.���  "<��-"' *  .     "'  '"���>���**'-.'-   <7  " T.   .-.l_l>. __i_^ia��^J:cjfe:  ' ..fa?.'-?"-'   '*  '+*���  ,ATLl^,t-P--.c.,.SATi;'Rl)AV    FEBRUARY  >o,    1904  14  I  I''*,  1/^  J?1  I  THE--ATLIN- .TRADING"' COJtPANY'r LIMITED.  Big   Clearance   Sale, of ��� Winter  Dry - Goods  As our Buyer is going Hast to purchase a large btock of Dry Goods  we have decided to sacrifice the stock on. hand, to make room for NEW  ("Jo ,ils to arrive in tlie Spring.     Below are a few of lhe many cut prices.  .Men'-, ali woo: Toques        $0:75   &  ��1:00    Reduced    to - $0:50  Aleii'i Mack 1 .aw Coals        $5:50 ���       ��� ������  ���      ,, -        $4:00  Men's all wool Canadian Tweed.I'ants $,"5:50       ,.        -���        S.^50        '���  Men'r, all wool Halifax ,, ,,      $4:00        ,,       .-- $'3:00  3' for $1:00  .��2:50 suit.  $i:75  1V1 en's all wool' Grey Socks ~ $0:50'     ,;   _-.  Ladies' Natural wool Under wear $3:00     , ,,  LadLV Combination Stockings &. Rubbers ,,  We iiKo carry a large assorlment ,of Floor and Table Oilcloth.  Wall": Taper. ���Men's Leather Gloves and Mitts.���German ,-Sock>,  li'iinkels. ��� Wool Mitts, arrd Gloves. ��� Cretons &. FlanneletteS| etc.  ',' A'.   S.< CROSS,   President. N.   C.   Wheeling,   Secretary.  LATEST WIRES.  Washington, Feb. 16th:���Senator Mark llaiiua died late I his af-  teinou:i after Iwo weeks illness.  Victoria, Feb. 16. ��� Rushed amendment Water Clauses Consolidation Act last da* 's session.' Overriding injunction; Boulder interests  fully  protected. H.'E. Your.g.  Ottawa :��� Kight elections for the  Dominion House took place today.  Five constituencies went -Liberal,  three Conservative, the result being  as follows :- Liberal, Queens, P. Ii.  I., Hazard; St. Hyacinth, Blanch-  ette; Moutagny, Lavagife; Hochel-  0 aga, Rivet; St. John,'N.'B.'Gervais,  (deleating' Bergeron) ; Conservatives, East Lam.biou, ' Armstrotrg;  Eusl Bruce, Donnelly; St., James,  Daniel. . ,  Washirrgton :��� President Roos-  velt has refused to grant the.-dein-  arrds of the Southern Stales, who  want the Southern Flags captured  iu thi war of rebellion returned.- '.  Ottawa :���, The Japanese 'Consul  at Montreal arrived irr the "city 10-  ,day to see Sir Wilfred -Laurier to  protest to the Government against  the legislation of the British Columbia Government re.-enacted ,a year  ago excluding'" Japanese- Subjects  arriving in Canada.     ��� .  New York, 19th:���All the'Protes-  tant Missionaries in the East are on  the Japanese side, said RewD.'S.  Spencer, who has just returned to  New York from Japan. ..He .has  spent 2i> years iu that .country in  missionary- work He .continued;  "A victory for Russia would virtually close Manchuria and Korea to  Protest autism. The orthodox Greek  Church would rule. The.-Japanese  outhe other hand welcome our mia-  sionaries everywhere. \- Absolute  freedom of religion prevails wherever Japanese rule extends. Our  missionaries are not in personal danger in any event. Japan is in deadly earnest. The war is to them a  struggle for existence and for- that  "  reason sympathy is with them."  Tc.ronto:���Dollar wheat was qu��-  ' ted here yesterday for" the" first time  in several years, that figure being  named for No. 1  hard Man. wheat  ou the track at Lake ports.  Constantinople:-- Sixteen thousand Albanians are in revolt in the  district ol Kiakova. The rerolt is  '-against the reform plan's of the  Powers for Macedonia, and against  obnoxious taxes.  New York:-��� British sympathy  for   Japanese being manifested  in  ,;.;- London is  remarkable; in. response  * to an   appeal recently made for a  fund for widows and families of soldiers aud.,sailors.    Japanese are ac:-  .costed   in. all  parts of London by  .  .persons, desiring   to contribute to  'the filt'icl;"1 ''���' ;  FORM  OF  TENDER.  .Sealed Tender* will be reeehed  by the undersigned up to the 2.1th  day of Feb. 1904, for the construction of a Drift or Tunnel on the Victor Lease of the Crown Group of  hydraulic leases on Spruce creek at  a point near what is known as the  Upper Canyon, said tunnel is approximately 250 feet long and must  be constructeS' according to Plans  and Specifications which may be  seen at the store-, of the undersigned. '" ' '....'  . The tenders must state price per  foot in matter other than solid rock;  .the additional sum per foot, should  side lagging be lequired, arrd the  price per foot of rock work."  The lowest or airy tender not necessarily accepted.  I.). G. Stewait, Discovery.  James Stables, Atlin.,  E". S.' Wilkinson, P.L.S. Wm. Brown, C.E.  WILKINSON   &   BROWN   _  Provincial Land   Surveyors   &   Glvil   Engineer.**  Hydraulic   Mine   rnuinecrijig   a    Specialty   Office, Pearl   St., near Third  St,.  ATMN,  H.C  JOB    PRINTING  -  '    ��� >  AT   THE   "CLAIM"  THE GRAND  HOTEL  FINEST EQUIPPED HOTEL IN THE NORTH.    EVERYTHING  CONDUCTED IN  FIRST-CLASS MANNER.  French   Restaurant in   Connection*  David Hastie, ' Proprietor.'  -Corner of First and Discovery Streets.  ATLIN   ASSESSMENT   DIS-TKICT.  A Court of Revision unit AlU'Uul  under tlie  provisions of the  "Assessment Act", for the  Atlin   Ass&umciit    District,   will   be   held  lit the Court House, Atlin, on '.t'uesduy.Maruh  ntli., !Pu4, at the hour of teu o'clock  in-the  forenoon.  -Dated ut Atlin. ii- C. t'obruary 10th., 1801.  E. M. N. Woods."  ���ludiro of the Court of Keviiiou  Aud Appeal.  NOTICE.  jaOTlCE is hereby Kiveu that Sixty days  ufter ditto I intHinl to apply to th*  Chief Commissioner of bauds and Works  for permission to purchase the following  described laud situated on Taku Arm, at  the mouth of Otter River.--via; Commencing at a post marked J. A. P. Corner Post  plated an the Luke Shore, thence in a West-  terly direction a quarter ot a mile, thence  in a Southerly direction one mile, theuce in  an Easterly direction oue mile, thence following the lake shore in a .Northerly direct*  ion to . pluce of commoucoment, con^aiuiIlK  iu nil  ISO acres more or less. -  Dated at Atlin, B. C. this 9th. day of  January 1901.  ,i if. A. I'erkinsoD.  THE WHITE PASS& YUKON ROUTE-  -"���-.-'   * - '      Pacific   anil "Arctle . Kailway   und  Navigation' t'oinpanr.  ��� .-.    -.- ��� .- British Columbia" Yukou   Railway Corni^any:  Rritish Yukon   Railway Company, u.  TIME TABLE.  ���  IN EFFECT   JANUARY 7 l��ai.~  ���   '  . " Daily except Siindny.  .   "_  ,  >'��.   2.S. ReirncI      V*>. i H. RwmmJt  1st class. 3ni elaec  LV.     SKAGUAY AR^  No.3NV   H.  2nd clnsK.  8. SO ik m.  10. 30   ���  11. ,40 a.m. i  12-^0  No.! N. B.  1st class.  9. 30 a. in.  10.15*    ���  11.00^  11.45       ���  13.13 )  > f p.m  SKAGUAY  WHITE PASS  LOGCABrN  ��. SO p.m.  a. or  a-ou. ���..  i. jo ���  i.'��l  l.��i|>JB  ir.60    B.ES1  fl. so   ���  AK   ��.�����.��.  I. W ..  12.35(|j.m UKNNKTT  2.45   .. 2.10   ��� ���       CARIBOU    "  "    'V,  6.40   ��� -4:30   ���   '      AR     WHITB HORSE Lv* S. 80    ���       J.T  ]       Passengers must he at depots iu time to have Hagtfage inspected ��N<i eiieeke4.  spection is stopped 30 minutes before leaving; time of train.  '   15U pounds of busriracre will be checked free with each full fare rleket and 75 pniiBde  irith each half fare ticket.  U.-M. ��.*..  10.��    ���  7-flO   ���  lu-  J. G. Conn km,.  NOTICE.  nugget Bote!  ���  Discovery.    -  ;fOPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  Sixty days from date we Intand to apply  to the Chief Commissioner of Lauds and  Works for permission to purchase the following described tract of I>and. Corarcenc-  ine ��*' & post marked N. I.. Co's Ltd., S. V>~.  corner post situated near the main road to  Surprise Lake, aud boinc about half a mile  from the shore of Surprise Lake, thence  North halt a mile, thence East half a mile,  thence South half e mile, thegtue West half  a mile to point of commencement, contain*  t��E 1*0 aires more or less.  Northern Lumber Co.TimiterL  F.T. TrouicUtnu.  December (Kith. IWS.  FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT  IN  CONNECTION.  Headquarters  for Brook's stage*  Pine tree iiotel.  DISCOVERY, B. C.  NEW DINING ROOM  NOW OPEN,  ���/������v? -. rurnlshing   Tlie  BEST. MEALS IN CAMP.  Finest of: liquors.     Good stabling.  TRY  X D. DURirs  FOR    '  UPHOLSTERY  MATTRESSES  FURNITURE  HARDWARE  PAINTS & OILS  Atlin cT: Discovery.  The Royal Victoria  Life Insurance Ox  ������OP  CANADA  Capital    $1,000,000.  A;����. B��T��rJi��WA, Afflswu  Ko. Sasjdh. Proprietor.  WANTKn��� KAITHFHI, FXRSON TO CALL  ON retail trade and agreu.��a foi- manufacturing house bavinir well edtablisbed busiuess;  local territory; etrdig-ht salary $S0 paid  weekly .and expense-money advanced: previous experience unnecessary; potltiou per-  innneut; busiiieasi auccessfuT, Knclose solf-  nddrecneij envelope  >el��r.a.��)a M��,rw>r* HM^, (..'li����ssr��.  BATHS  BARBER SHOP  ���'F. Shields & Eddy Durham.  Now (loeiipy their new quarters next  to tlie Bank of B. N. A., first Street.  Superintendent Tr*-.L J.'" imtb ��*����>w����� eotmlly as ��WI a�� foaud  -  * t* <-.4tJnq-   Pri��ta*e Butrnni foe- tottse.  Prices for the Season 1808.  Rough, up to 8 inches, $35,  ;tio       do     10 * ."���'������.���.    .40.  ' do do 12 ��� 45'.  Matched Lmnfeer, $45." i'.-.  Surinam. ifcj.OQ per 1000 fc��A,  mmmwmmmmmmti&mmmmi  irs^^fa^vxKseciycSJIS^tfV^^\ BBEBXHBHBsHBaWaW  rwf  ATLIN      H.  C., ' fiATTJkbAY,' ��� KEB&WftY ^r'' k**.'  , PICKED M? HERE AND THERE.  Chursh  ol Kncluad:  St. Martin's Church, cor. Third und Train-  or <trnet��. SunJuy serviues, Matins ut jj ���.  pi., Kvniisrniif 7:30 p. in. Culcbi-ution of Holj  Communion, 1-it Snnduy in unch iiiontli ami  ou Spooial oc.-ofi-.ioni. Sniidnj School. Smi-  . dit>j at 3 p. iu. Coiumittoe 3Ioetiu^K, 1st  .  TJiui'mIk.v iu naoli month.  ' Rev. !���'. L. Stephenson. I'.ector.  St, Andrew's Pri>sbytui-iaii Clinrrli ,IiiiM  , scrvicci In the Church.on Second tjtrm-t.  Morning service .-it 11 evening tui-wi-u ":3H  .Sundiij.School nt the close of the uioi-niuu  service. Kvv. li.Tiirklnutoii, MinUrer. i'reu  Rending Rooiii,'iu which all are.,weliiome.  HIM'&<  doing  bufn.-efs at  I Ik  McDonalu's    Grocery     makes a  specially of fresh eggs arid butter.  The return flight nl' our "Miu;-  "ratdries"   Iras  agairr    set   in.      A-  morrg the arrivals   this   week   from  the outside were Z.T.Halferty arrd  .Richard Dunlop.  Fresh Eggs just arrived at E. L.  Pillman & Co's. :'" ���"'  It   is   reported    that Tom   Storey has taken .unto, himself a   life .guard outside the harbor."  paithen '-'V; ���;'/'     ������     ���  * ��� '"'J   "London, 18th :--- Great Britain s  Large shipment of Fresh canned'16���*1   assei,t t0  Secreta,y   Hay's  New York, Feb. 18 th :-- A Si.  Petersburg Correspondent, according to a cablegram to the "World"  from London, sa\s: ��� "I learn  from official sources lhe new* of a  dramatic sequel to the Russian disaster al Port Arthur on Feb., 9th.  After the attack by the Japai.csc  Viceroy AlexieiT summoned before  him tlie Russian officers whose uej;-  lirjeuce was the main c'.iu-e <>l the  defeat. Aftcrcross--examinii.t' them  as to   their  conduct,   Alexieff  was  convinced thai a Lieutenant among  them was most culpably guilty.    It  is declared that  AlexieiT then drew  a revolver and shot the  young officer dead before' his comrades.   "The  Lieutenant'had   taken'"a   paitv   of ,._. rT ��� <,  officers'ashore  on'a torpedo   boat,     I HJb   . BRITISH . COLUiViBI A    BOW El  whereas he  should   have- been   on  , VVe   are   still  Old-Stand     * ���   ���   ���   '  THE   IRON    STORE.  And are to the front with Fm h Eggs  and the-best-brands uf- Butter,- backed up  by a lull line of Groceries; best brands on ihe  Market. ���  ,   CUR   MOTTO:   Fair treatment to sill.  OUR   AIM:. Once a Customer, always'a Customer.  Meats, Chicken   and Turkey,   also  Rex Bacon & Hams. A. T. Co. Ld.  rroteorr China has not vet been given  as various details, notably the stat-  ���.^-..-a-.----.��� r, i--.-.i :.-T-.r ��-.-������- ���-.���--.-. --   us of New Chwang,.require further  Circulating   Library,   containing    . , ��� .... .���--,"'  .,'.-"?    .     , ._.-"''        - : , :  5 ;elaborauoir.    At the-same tune the  the best books, at- C.-R. Boun.es. .    ~--  .       ^a- ��� .:,  --.- ���'.... ���    foreign   Offrcc   says the answer al-  It is rumored  that   Mr. H.W.E. ; ready giveir is luiitaniount to air ac-  Canavatr has joined the noble Armv j cepta'nee of"the' broad   principles of  of Benedicts, and that 'he   and 'his'the note.  AND  ..."MANUFACTURING. Co.,  Limited.  ELECTRIC    LIGHT    RATES:-��� ..'In.stallalu.n,   5^:50 , u iibl.i.  W Gar.dla Power incandescent $3lCGpcr'nicntk t.cr h^liu  i8    '    "'   ' :'    i*     ��������������� ',���"  $t:EO, ���  ��,  Cheaper, Bettkk, Safkr, Cleanlier. & Healihikk Than On..  bride ivill be here shortly.  Latest     Magazines,    Periodicals  and Circulating .iLibrary   at R. T.  Pillman & Co.  Berlin,  18.���A ' despatch to' the  Cologne,.Gazette   from   Chemulpo  reasserts that 17 officers   and ; 439  men of the Russian warship's   Vari-  .,    .   ,    . . .ag arid Koreitz were either   killed  vl'.reight is now.coming  over-  ihe.L    ..,'-    .    .,    .'.,   .     ,,.,,     .'...',    ,,  ; 6 ;or   drowned   when   those  _ vessels;  Modeu.n Stbam Launubyin Connection Wabh Bu.ndi.ks Collected  *   I)xi.nei'i.D.  Better. Work and Cheaper Rates Ihanmry'Possible by Hand Labor.  ��� trail-,frotn- Caribou Crossing arid at  " McDonald's Grpcery-Store are to be  found, all sorts of breakfast delicacies; if you want 'something really  tasty, call tonight and you will be  satisfied. ' '"'   ���'  ''  Get your  prices for   Wall  Paper  -'"at'-EvL. Pillman & Co's before ordering elsewhere. -  The   contract   for work   on    the  "Beavis Mine" has been'secured by  - <W-." B. Couroy,' D: Mc. Gillivray:and  'J. Dunham; the'"sinking-of-a shaft  ���   50ft.-'deep, 'wilTbe commenced at  .. once.     ,.  If you want a good meal go to the  Quick Lunch Room; 'Mrs "Heiinihg  proprietress. - '  A -team:'of Atlin curlers coirsist  ing of Messrs Fetherstonhaugh, Mc  Leod, Lewis, Ross aird Contts'left  on Thursday morning for White  Horse;..they.will meet teams repre  senting the White Horse citizens,  and the'N. W>M'. P?  Large'stock of Fresh   Fruit and  Vegetables atthe A. T. Co. Ltd.  Duringthe winter months the O.  K. Barber's  Shop will   only   have  /Baths ready'on -Wednesdays  aird  Saturdays, Price 75-ceilts.  :���; Slaughter SaTe'o'f Dry"' Goods  at  15. L. Pillman & Co's.  .Tf^.waAN.  \  5^n;rra,i��T;'3T?y��'  Z5=rT'3>  ATLIN   &   DISCOYERY.  \vere 'destroyed.  New .York, 18.���War in the Bal-  ka'rfsis predicledin a cablegram to  the Times, Washington. It says:  .''Taking advantage of the Russian preoccupation irr the far East,  Turkey is preparing for   war   with"  the Bulgarian's'.' Il is learned that K"p:'   ~ ' ' ' 1: V* ^Z*.~ ��� TT7 A ,r ��� r   ���   D  --tm       1  a march into Bulgarian territory   is    lm>an^ U'amte    Ware���Miner's (ft   Black-  Shelf ^and 'Heavy   Hardware.  Giant   Powder   Fuse   and   Gaps.  in  A Grand Hockey  the '^iin: Rinkj. on  Saturday, Feb, 27th.  aft::2^.rnV;.';;,'.\ V;.���.:-.-.; =  likely to be made soorr  Seoul, 19.���Three thousand Russian troops reported to be encamped  on Yakr River,' opposite'Wiju.  Shanghai, 19.���The British steamer Hisi Ping arrived here today  from Ching ��� Wang. Her Captain,  reports "that ship was'fired upon by  Russian" warships and forts, while  she'.was seeking a'shelter in. outer  roadstead at Port Arthur, and then  she was ordered to Dalrry, where she  was detained four days, despite the  'Captain's protest  Russian Gurrboat Marrjur remains  'herein defiance of the or'ders'pf-Chinese officials who have commanded  her to leave.  Paris, 19.���An eminent   military  authority attached to one of lhe embassies here said that if Port Arthur,  were- besieged, it was a question if it  would not compel an abandonment  of place or a complete surrender,,' along with  men and  materials..  He  grounds his belief on the iact that  japa.iese   Admiral Togo's   fleet "is  watching entrance to the port which-  will prevent ingress or egress, "making a perfect blockade.  The Japanese troops now near  New C hwair'g, on Liatuiig'"'Pen.iiisii  la,.wiirbe able to. interrupt Uie'railT  way..-and cut off supplies. They  will then make a:gradual:ifivestme'nt  ofthe fort ress.: - It will req 11 ire b'ofd  'ac'Q6iii6irtli'ei''iVart df"Russian forces  to ^..'.prevent filial reduction of Port  Arthur;  smithes..Supplies.---Dq,ors. and Windows.  lOne   Price   to   All.  -ROYAL ,:.tl��TCL  DISCOVERY,   B.   C.   _ o   CHOICEST WINES LIQUORS: & CIGARS.  ALEXANDER   BLAIN,   Proprietor.  NOTICE.  .Re Atlin_Mining���Co.,_Ltd._. " -  To all - whom-it may concern:  NOTICE is'hereby" giveu that\C.  M. Hamshaw- has been appointed  .to take charge of .all- property , and  assets of the'above mentioned company. -  . .  AIT parties having accounts or  claims of any kind whatsoever  against the said Companv are here-  by requested to send, statement of  same" immediately/ io said C. M.  Hamshaw, Atlin, B..C.J "  . Th'is'notice to. take effect as from  the 6th-.day of-Feb.rtrary,���' I90.4-  Dated thisti2th/duy/;.of.'Kel?ru-.  dry 1904.":    "f       ' ������:-���������*���>">���* '������������������.t  " '^Fpi-The Aain;Miniiig.Cp; Ltd:  .'"''"���: :''  'S"G'.Brnff,- Secretary;-.'.  ��� ���" ,,:..���������'���.�����������:.-������ i'-������;.--i-.'.>. ..i-Cw.:;,:'.. !������'������{  mm  IfiAGK Shot Rifle,  ��� Latest-Periodicals and  iziue's  at   C.\R.'Bourne's.  A new, rifle.    20-inch barrel.  j .Weight 4 pounds.     C. B. caps  iand .22 short R.   P.    Has.an  |AUT0kATI0   SAFETY   .and  cannot be discharged accideut-  ll}}y? .'������������ "'.���"''''  Pr8ce Only $F\fjQ  .It .tbeae-rifk'3 nro not carried in pfook  -l.y-yont-'dcoler, send price aud we will  ,:��'i.id it toyou express prepaid.   '������������'-   ���  i    Rfiird stamp for catalog describing cora-  flete line and containing valuable in-  innnafcioh to/shottere. ."��� 1 ;���  L The J. Stevehs Arms akq tbpL Co: ;  I P. 0.1., CHICOPEEjFAtlS.,HASS.  1     "  '    ' 'i    ' i��i


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