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 r^  ,'K  it. ,        F3W  4&S        Jfiv J&h^a^  fee  9  f?  17  il    .  i   r       MAR 3-1908'    .  v  ���$ a  *'*$&  (o  t  v vt  ' ?  ���i  VOL. 26.  ATLIN,   B. C\  SA S'lJRDAY    FUJiUlJAKV _>2  tgo8  '���&  H  't i  ��� TELEGRAPHIC.  A Budget of Interesting News  From Many Quarters.  [Srr.OIAt. tO THIS  01M1M.1  Special  i elerjrama to/th�� Claim.  Feh.20th.1903. '   "' ".  4   Vancouycr :-,    ,  Tweniyjive Greek l.ibotrrers who  had contracted foi lailtoad woik at"  Cloverdale arrived b> steamer from  Seattle;'tlie> ,were denied a landing  under the'provisions'ofthe Doruiu-,  ion Older in Councifand they "were  returned to Seattle. ' .   * N  'Cliaplijau^Ont :- *  i "    . t ' *" " - v  The C. P. R. east-bound  conti-i-  >ntal express train was" wrecked by  tlie bieaking of. a   flange   on--.the  wheel of the mail car.    -      'l",i    ,  "'   Three*coachesi were  overturned,  one Japanese killed and thirteen m:  jured. J     \t   . . . ','  ^Saskatoon, Sask :-'",  v An executive of grain growers of  three western provinces iu conference,-passed resolutions calling up";  on ���lhe a Dominion Governnieut to  establish a system of termmal stor.-  age elevators, and to urge pro\in-  cialjroveniraems^to establish a S3 s-  ^ tern of interior elevators. ' Also,an  elevator at ^Vancouver to help��� lo  devclope the Oriental trade.  Victoria :-   ,    ��� ���    -  Thc Uuii oi--.ity Bill was again  considcied, but'no changes of importance were made.    j       ,  1    , j   1.  ��� The Hudson's Bay   Pacific   Railway Billdias passed its  IhiriT te'ad-  mg. . - (, >   --,-  .In reply ..to a question by Mi. Oliver, the Jlon. II lv. Young' slated  that the-Govcrnment   had  bemi   at  s -- '���-If'* L �� ,,  work all summer ou thc quasi ion of  free'text^ books for school?, but  found that it was not practicable  loi tlie Government to print then,  though thes' might he oolc to prim  the blahkdjooks, copy books,01c. *���  The Bill to_amend!,the "Coirstiln-  lion,to pio\idc a ne-v . depari.iae.it  of bublictworks aud to incre. se the  sessional indem-rily to '51,200 parsed its third teadir'g.     /   z  ���'Csraiva! ai Mlk.' -  Byour vSociely Iiditor.  ���rMcBnd@/deii!esJ'tliat  Rawhide, Ncv :-  .A,veiy rich gold strike 0:1 Bal:  lo^ii Mountain has caused a stampede to lhis place. i.  The population has   increased^ by  "six thousand duimgthe past week,  thc people are still pouring in.  Ottan-a :-  Judge Buibidge,4 of the Exchequer Court of Canada, died yea-  lerday.  He ���1lu1 hi en coiifmed to his  room for smci rl weeks.  .������>'_ J  '^ifl.'llie-Mises--SP  St. Johns, N. B. :-  The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Company arc making borings  on the west side ol Ooarlenay Bay,  with u view to establishing U'ltnin-  als at this pl'icc.  Pittsburg, Pa :- ���  __ Tlie annual flood from the rivers  is  over   tins',    and   the   adjoining  States, doing   immense  damage   to  property.  Thousands ha\e been driven  from their hoiues aud tin own out  of work  DONT  MISS  TilK  LMAP Y1JA11 '  11 AM,,        1<;V1',I?Y0M��   H   IiNVlTtD  Victoria :- ��� ' : '  Mr. Hawlhoruthwaite, in  alvio-  lent speech, moved a resolutionv for  a cornm1 ssion   to  enquire  into  the  alleged-violations 1 for   worker ���;   in  : * ,. 1.    ���  under groui'd mines.  "��� He charged thc staieweut's" made  iu the House on behalf of the Ucp  .'.rtrnent of Minos'as being incoi rezt,  and said that'1750 Orientals we-e  now^ tin ployed iii-iui��"s at Cumbe.-  lati'd  fMr. McBiide rephed saying that  ojrly 405 Oiientdls were "employed,  aud denied- g'eiieraliy thai statements were incorrect:  ( If there were any Reasons for a  Comiuiss'on, he would appoint p.le,  but not unless nipie speeinc aikga-  tions weie made. ,  Messri. MaoDoi aid aud Oliver  hacked up the request for an investigation, but the resolution was de.  fe-ated by 23 to t(}.  I he iN^tel Act  1 Declared 'UUra Vires'  Uiiihr (he B.N.A. Act.  Ottawa :- ' -  The Minis'.ei ol Justice in a report to the Cabinet on the Natal  Act of BritHr Colunibi?, sa\s that  il is uiyTKA ViRi:.'), under -ocii.nr  95 of the Bniish North America  Art.  The Cabiue't will cousidei li<e  Gill today.  Last fjar.iiday's Skating Carnival  al the'Athn kink was a most decided sueccsi in e\fj v respect.   !  To stilt with, Chailie Gilmore"  had thc ice'in" i he pink of condition,  and a gang of willing helpers,had  decorated the buildiug iir a very ar-  ^islic lU/iuher.        -    - <  .'The, roslrnnes jiwere numerous,"  .Hid iiiosi of tncni showed \ery con-  siderrti.le U'ste <rud irr mrtrrj' install-  cea fi'liT'^e a.nouiit of ongiinlity. ~  > The j u.Jges h.'d no sinecure irr  awuicrnrg1 the p. <7^s, \1h1ch were  handjome and aporopriate. '    ^ '-  lhe   lollowiiig   were   the   prize  ;        ^      4 " ;     r  , i  winner--���- w  iv 1        -  - The bc-.l drtascd,lady -      _-    ./-"  - Miss Pillman, '     Little Bo-peep.  Bvst sustained chaiacter -       ,-  MrsjTallmiro      '" Kid Kaiiard  * ' and her Teddy^Bears.  Best 'dressed gentlcmaa- , -   *��� r  "���Fred Taylor \ ' ^Canadian" vSnow'  - / '" '��� "-'   >������<.   ' :Shoe^liibinan.  Best sustained character-  S.���,I^Sffiier .   '  r   ,   Grim Death,  Uest diessed boy - '" '"'  Blackfoot Indian.  Best sustained character :-  'C. Fraser- ' -   Teddy Bean  Special - ;   ^  S Johnston        The Dook Snook  Aiuo.ig other'costnines,  the  foll-  cving wsre noticeable :���'"  Miss JMo'.j ueaux Spanish L,adyr  Miss Carraich rel    Queeir ol the-  Mis, Wheeling Winter.  Mrs PiPma.r Tambpnri.ie Girl.  iir-. Adams, Sweet Girl Graduate  Mis, Imeo -    Gretclien.  O Coniev-, Snowk-.ik Xigger.  K ^Veb-.ler ^ l-o^ey Man.  K Doherty, ?iie:;i_Cc'ri Cow puncher  li.Pmeo      ' 1A Urr.de Coon.  I'" Lytic, Just oil the Kauge.  J Car Unci Iii'li VV.isiierwomaii.  L.Fiaser Dago Bcar-tatnei.  refused (o send ircops to  . ��-'    Falftefe.     ���. r  A  , Scabs, on^thcir.'v/ay -Nor(h  -        from Ssaiile.   ^    *  r  1  -.Special to The Claim.  .. Fairbanks, Feb'. 22nd.  < f     4 -  The situation heie is q-riet.  ,--Ma-ry of the  men  are'returmn^  to work ~        ",..'-- -  Attorney Geneia! Borrapai-t ie-\  fused to send^ troops 'and/dhecled\  the Marshall to reduce the ^number '  ot deputies. >   '     .      '' '  The Saloons have re-opciicd.  ,  s  Many tiuen . arc   on  'their 'way,  North from Seattle^ to   replace^ the��  strikers.   " , .  -/,-  *���  '**  ". r^ft  '     'f'' -v  I  4    - f  1  >.*��*$  -1     *  ^  ���*i  /  v I  J ���.  -\w  S,  1 h  f  "'   ~'W,  t>.  -  ���i "   -U  I  1  '    V7Ht  1      i  r  ^..  "  ���* i^ *~   iA  <  '  '     H|v-  T.  1     ' is  <���">!  * |��  -1    - IfT  "> 4-'.  '   "   >- >&,  '<���' $���  '   �� "Af   J  .             V  '                     ^  K\.tS  7  '  it  " < t w r ��   '    *  Local and. General News. , "  s>.?  -,  - - > j     %'(-^   >��� ..'  ���^Edition de Luxe,' Illustrated "-  " - _ ���' Songs- of a Sourdough "  --$2.00 each at CjR.Bomhe's.  II. Coslig'an  "-NOTICE. ,  St^PATRICK'S DAY.'-  - A Public Meeting will be held al  the Police Office Atliu nex'i- Monday ci'ening lhe 2aIh. inst. Kat eight  oclock U) arrange for an Enteilaiu-  ment to comoieu:orate\St Pa'.f.ck's"  Day, the proceeds of which will be  gu en to out Hospital.  U\  - :*  COME ON' BOYS'' ��� !  A capital selection of music was  leivleicd by Walshe's Band, eirgag-  at a large expinse for the pecasion,  ami this contributed in no small de-  gice lo"tlu- enjovincnt both of skat-  eis anH onlookers.  '1 he* refreshment department was  ably looked after by thewe-11 known  chef and caleiei August Hi titiich,  and, is usual tire ' Genial Gits'  proved that he w<-is, The right,man  AUogelhfci, it was a highly successful eveuiii^'s entertainment.  A u..',v lii.e oi Photo Post Caids,  scemc, co-n'c, otherwise, to suit  oil '.antes fit  >0 R Bourne's  Dont forget the, Leap .Year Bill ,,  to be given by the Ailm Lad: 2s ou  the 2Sth. a\ the Koolen iyllaii  iiVi:rybody rs INVni-.O. .  Come early and avoid the rush.  Grand     March    commeuce's   at  8.30 P.M.     c  IB  a    .,y,'I  ''- i^l  '.'4,  '.,. ^��  <   -      4.   rtw  4^  1    ';���* ..  '      CUkLJN'G.  Tin'*?   afternoon   Cartmel   cisily  defeated Swcet-  ^  Protect Your Eyes!  Coloured miow glasses "50 cents  a pair al Bourne's.  AA**i**/,W.iV'.A'r^./\AA'VWV >*^.-V*i  NOTICE.  Cor; eipond^nce    rm,st  '1  ^t'lis OC'rcc not later tJuui r;  J-Tucsday ofeaclr week,,".  }>Notices, not  liter  th t  /day evenings  S  ��� .)*S>  >  1- ^  ���v  I  1  il"  m - m  V  ATLIN,t."B,;C.,    SATURDAY,   FEBRUARY 22, 1908.,  e Allin iiaiin  THE ATLIN CLAIM is j-uhliohcd rvenY oatuhoay  iffonniric.    mailed   r��cn   to   any   pa tit of the  ~     world ron no   ctnts   nen  month,   90,00   pen  Cl *��� o  r vtfln.    advertising piatco : 41.00 pen inch each  mecnTioN; heading notices, aa ccnts a line.  SPECIAL   HATES    ON    APPLICATION.   ,��K L"(  JOIJ PRINTING : t  c  HILI..HKAB8, POSTCr.8, VISITING   CARDS  LiTTKn-HrAoa, FnocrtAMntci,    etc., etc.  onorna promptly cxccuteo.  Fillers   MOOrilATC.  Thb Atlib Claim Pubtjishing Co., Ltd.  "TT. POLLARD. GriAJIT.       RrASAGEn-DIKBCTOIl.'  In Mr. Gaims' logical letter,  which appears in' another column,  he brings to notice some original,  and at'the same time intelligible,  ideas with regaid to 'solving the  labour problem.       "     ,  Undoubtedly it is the 'duty of "a  government to' guide and protect  people iu the way they should go,  and, of course, governing powers  can do much in this direction, but,  they cannot do all!  We agree with our correspondent  that, the Natal Act is not likely to  have the desired effect 01 suppressing an excessive supply of Asiatic  labourV other measures ' must be  found ��� even if they are somewhat  experimental ��� and the proposition  to increase1 the wages of Asiatics on  the-lines suggested by Mr: Gairns,  we think, is well worthy of the consideration of politicians and statesmen.  If no strong argument can be opposed to the policy; no doubt the  government, wouldy-with the consent of the electorate, adopt it and  give it a fair trial.  Whether the majority of white  labouiers would consent or not it is  ^rather difficult to say.' It is well  kuown that many hard working  men are opposed to ai^ interference  whatever on the part of governments with regard to the wages for  which they are prepared to work;  and, there are others who are satisfied with enough to keep them alive  and able to work until they can  work 110 more; and, there are still  some blessed men, who, arc fanatical workers, and strive for more than  money ��� to whom Work aud Worship are synonymous terms.  Friday, .thie iaih'. inst.'   ���     -   ^  The following gentlemen were  present :���  Capt. Hathorn, Major Nevile,  Messrs. Fraser, Dowliug, Wawrec-  ka, McDonald, Eggert, Pillman,  Faulkner, Conley, Paxtou and Anderson. -<   , ' .  After the usual routine' business,  a communication from the Hon. Dr.  Young, in regard to the Tagish  Road and Atlinto River, was laid  before the Boaid, and on being read  produced considerable discussion. -  Mr. Eggert moved, seconded by  Mr. Dowling, that, ^the Secretary  should acknowledge Dr. Young's  letter and thank him for his suggestions.     ,i\   "  It was also moved by -Mr. Eggert,  and seconded by Mr. Faulkner, that  a committee be named "to communicate with Mr. Law and the Yukon Council with the view of enlisting their interest iu, and, having  a road built from Carcross to the  B. C. Boundary at the North end of  Atlin Lake.  The -Vice President appointed  Messrs. F. Dowling, W. Paxton and  H. Brown to act as such Committee. . - , �� ' ? '  The question of the purchase by  the Government of one of the Launches offered for sale 'by the N. W.  M. P. then came up for discussion,  and^it was moved that the 'Secre-  tarj' communicate with the Government Agent, and also with -Dr.  Young with the view, of the Government purchasing one for use on  Atlin Lake.       " -  The -following is the letter re-,  ceived from Dr. Young, mentioned  above : ���  R. B.~Anderson, Esq.,  Secretary, Atlin Board  of Trade,  Atlin, B. C.  Sir/-7  I am today in receipt of  your, communication of the 9th.  inslaiit, with regard to a resolution  passed by the Atlin Board of Trade  in reference to the continuance of  the road from Atlin towards Car  Cross, via Tagish; in reply I beg  leave to refer you to the Minutes of  your Board, as to the position taken  by the Provincial Government on  this question. The Provincial  Government stand ready at any  time to .complete the road to the  Sixtieth Parallel, a pledge to this  I <,',', $  <��� ��� J* ,     "J *  , I ^ ,   ,  N. C. V/HE4SLING    "  1 Li j  I ��  Ciroceries and -Provisions  Fresh, Fruit.and Vegetables     >   <  All ways   on', hand  \\ The Iron Store,  First Street*  L,**������������������^  pool Aoom  GOOD STABLING  THE GOLD  HOUSE  DISCOVERY,. B. O.  THE   DINING   ROOM   IS   UNDER. THE .^SUPERVISION -OF  MRS.^ROXBOROUGH.      GOOD SLEEPING ACCOMMODATION  ONLY THE BEST QUALITY OF   GOODS USED AT THE BAR  1        BAKERY IN CONNECTION WITH THE HOTEL.  JOHN ROXBOROUGH, PROPRIETOR.' >  rmm eonpany  RoftRAD-WAWRECKA,   MANAGER.  of Lager Beer ana  Porter*,  Brewers  SMALL AND LARGE ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED.  I effect was given by the Honourable  i heir there come3 the question ot I M  supply aud demand,' and,   whether  l'vlr. Mammon, llic terrible cipual-  ist, can be couoeel into parting with  his goid on a basis and sc ile arranged by governments.  However if it is possible to get  oyer these stumbling blocks to the  progress and welfare of humanity,  by all means let the attempt be  made; foi il is certain that any act  which would lend to ameliorate the  conditions of all working men, at  lhe present juuctuie, would be welcomed by the whole civilized world.  The- usual Monthly Meeting of  tiie A'hii District' Board of Trade  was held a(  the  Court   House   on  McBride lo the Atlin Boaid of  Trade and has been repeated to lhe  ���.-am*.* body by m\.self at a later date.  'J he Provincial Go\ eminent 1 ave no  power to expend monies otln-r chan  within the Boundaries of the Province, and I would respectfully suggest to the Board that they meinor-  alisc the Yukon Council in an effort  to obtain a sufficient appropriation  for the construction of that pait of  the road lying within the Yukon  Tenilory. The Board, of course  have perfect liberty, in approaching  the Yukon Council, to use the statement made by the Premier and later  by myself, that your Board has  secured a pledge from the Provincial Government for a sufficient an>  omit to complete the road within  British Columbian territory.  Irr a late copy of the -"Claim", I  nutice an ai tide   referring   to   the  The.KOOTENAY HOTEL  &&&&&&��  KS>#>&B>&0i*\8&JS>&^^  ���ftp^WJ^^^^c^e^js^  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  -**���-  The Bar is supplied  witlr    none   but  the   best brands of Liquors  and Cigars.    .���'usi-cl'i*'-  billiard and Pool Tables.  i<*6tt^'tfttftrevra^^4W4^4v^tf<�� <&#&e^&a#W4&*4&^^  f(.i~  ��  DIXON   &   SCHUL2,   Proprietors.  FIRST   CLASS   RESTAURANT  IHOICtS I WINE!>, HOUGHS AND UGAliS  IN   CONNECTION.  CASE GOODS A   SPttlALlY.  3   Corner Poavl and First Streets, Atlin. B. C.  4V.  i  %  .:Vi  1 *..��� 'ft  ��� '���(  *ll  v.  '(  ���. %1A  : til  '���'V  1 "If  l'  -1  .���Y'i  ''SI  ' 3  1  i"'f  ���til  &\  i  -;%  1 ���  *ji  m  -1  ��� :'i  I  Bg~"'" l-*5��  "      i    <      4  ���"ra  4-*B  to'  .0  ' )  ATLiKp'B. C, cJA.TiJkn:A'.  FEDEUA.KV<i4f   tc 3-  malter, and also lo the deepening  of the Atlrnlo Kiver, and referring  to Mr. Sloan and myself as ha\irrg  umade a great many pre election  promises, aud that now was the  time to carry them out. May I  be permitted lo refer to that^article,  as it was intimated that the matter  would be taken up by the Board.  The promises made in  regard to  the Tagish Road  hold  good,   providing the Boaid will assist  me  to  carry them out, and  I  would  also  "point    out,    although    I   do    not  .   hold   a brief for   Mr.   Sloan,   .that  in approaching ihe Dominion Government on tlie Atlinlo River question, it  woiild   be   better /or   the  Boaid lo obtain definite information  as to,who would receive the benefit  of such expenditure.   ^      It   could  hardly be expected that the Dominion  Government   would  expend   a  large sum of money in making   the  River navigable, for the  benefit  of  ,the White Pass & Yukon Railroad,  and I would suggest, as a  member  of your Board and a resident of the  .'District, that it would-be as well to  obtain a written"assurance from the  White    Pass   &"   Yukon   Railway  Company, that in the event of the  Dominion Government 'spending a  sufficient sum-of' money "to-��make  the River  navigable,   there-would  be a ^corresponding   reduction   in  freight rates.  Unless you have some such ass:  urance from the Railway Company,  there is no guarantee that the Residents of the District would'obtain  any beuefit���from the expenditure of  such money by the Dominion Goy-  ' eminent.  I am,  Your obedient servant,  H.E.Young.  TO'CdNSDfflraVES.  The undersigned having been restored to health by simple means,  after suffering for several yeaiswith  a  severe  lung  affection,   and   thru  ' .4  dread���disease   Consumption,    is  t  anxious to make known to his fellow suffereis the ,means of cure.  To those who, desire it, he will  cheerfully send (free of charge) a  copy of the prescription used, whieh  they will find a cure for Consumption, Asthma, Cataukii,' Bronchitis and all, throat, and lung  Maladiks. He hopes all suffereis  will tr3"his remedy, as it is invaluable. Those desiring the prescription, which will cost them nothing,  and may prove a blessing, will  please address -. "        <  Rev. Edward A. Wilseft,  V '   Brooklyn, N.T.  <-'O'j<:'OCt<>c^-:<<j>oc*��i?��>oc''*>0<K��^  lfiD�� Atl��sll<&  ttri^sh: dressed meats  POULTRY OP ALL. Kii\pS, ON HAND.  L. S c h u 11.  Certificate of Improvement.  Adams and New York Mineral Claim  Situate iu tbo Atlin Mininsr Division,Cnssiar  District. Whoio located:- In Rainy Hollow.  TAKE NOTICE that I. M. .1. O'Cormoi. Preo  Miners Certificate No H11108, intend, si.\ty  daj's fiom the date hei euf, to applj to tho  Mining Recoider for n Certific.ito of Improvements, for tho pui pose of obtaining a  Ci own Gi ant of the above claim.  And fin ther take notice that action, under  section 37, must bo commenced befoie the  issuance of such Oeitificato of Impiove-  ments     -��� , ��- ,,' p J  Dated this third day of November-A D.1907  M. J. O'Connor   "  J4   8t .  ��*5>  c id e  XA.-M329   tWREE.  o'-t'e L  DISCOVERY   B.   O.  The Bar Is Stocked" with Choice Goods      - - .  - >  - First Class Dining Room In Connection.  'KuADOUATUfeS FOR DIXON  & ScfiULZ Stage.   '  CORRESPONDENCE.  We do not hold ouiselves responsible ioi the opinions expressed by  our coirespondents.  Certificates of Improvement.  Steves *'wn  j��i  '!  Iron piping,- steel and bar iron,   <  dynamite and gelignite, l '  " "  '  gasolike.      '..'"-'     :'     '    - - '   .  STEEL SHINGLES and CORRUGATED IRON.  To the Editor,  Atlin Claim.  Sir, _    -  During the tin moil occasioned by  the influx of Asiatics, and the subsequent seeking after a reasonable  solution ol the problem, both by  the Dominion and by the Provincial  Houses oi Parliament; two things  vveie bon.e in upou my mind :���  One is - Aie governments elected  by the people to look arier the  people's interests, and to guard  them from airy causes, whatsoever,  which would woik out the degradation of the people they represent ?  -then, to my mind, il that is so, the  permanent solution of the difficulty  is not iai to seek.  A fan wage, and reasonable comfort in life, is the best way to raise  any people to a higher standard of  life, both mentally, morally and  physically; aird, lhe darrgeis of lhe  Asiatic invasion lie, not so much in  rheir numbers, as, in their ability to  lower the wai>e, thereby 1 educing  the coinfoits ot life to a minimum,  or, lather, wiping them out altogether <nrd degrading the people of  this Country as a whole, into a COii-  n/Iacking    Bird       Mineral       Claim.  Situate in tho Atlin Mining Division, Cass.iav  District. ���   Where   located: ���In-Rainy  '      Hollow. -  -"  TAKIi NOTICE that I, Joseph 15. Chisel of  Halns Alaska.  J?reo Miner's Certificate 2U. lilllSO  intend, 60 dajs from the dato hereof, to  applj to theMinlng Recorder for a Ceitih-  cato of Improvements for the purpose of  obtaining Crow n Grant of tho nboTO claims.  And f urthei take notico that action, undet  section 37, must bo commonced befoir the  issuance of such Coi tiiic.ite of Improvements.  Dated tlili second flay of 0cto")*f, ft fl 1007  " Joseph H. Chisel.  K50 St  dition that we find only amongst  the slum dwellers of the great cities  today.  Now it should not be haid for  any Government, having the genuine interests of the people at heart,  to make a law, compelling all lhe  employers of laDour who employ  Asiatics, to pay these people what  would constitute a living wage to  the whites, - say, for instance, that  the B. C. Government stipulated  that all employers of Asiatics should  pay them $3 per day of 10 hours,  fully that, - and fine them twice  thai amount for every day worked  at a lower rale.  -Under these conditions, I do not  think that thc white labourer would  find it hard to compete with the  yellow; and, I am sure that a measure of this kind would not bring  about any International complic  ations, and would as effectually  stop Asi.rtic invasion as airy Nalal  Act, or, any ton of Natal Acts that  the B. C. Government Could bring  up.  Concluded on Page A.  Stores 'm Atwst Aito Discovery.  ��h> ��� ��  �� ��� f4-��-�� �� �� �� ��������*-!  ��-<S.O<S��-��-�� ������������������������������4����o�� ��qg  fl. E. BROWN'& GO.  SuccEEiira !��� 4. M. Richardson^  LATEST STYLES IN GENT'S FURNISHINGS    .  DRY GOODS, CARPETS, HOUSE FURNISHINGS,  GOLD SEAL PUP GUM BOOTS "AND SHOES, .  FULL LINE OF MINERS GLOVES AND MITTS.  STORES AT ATLIN AND DISCOVERY.  >">-9-��-4>-��-fr<$0$">'0 ��<����������������*>��s������������9����3'  Joh Printing and (WonaBBaereiai Work.  ��s*rd&9 Posters ��nd H&and IBsHs <* j*  Executed Cheaply, Promptly and Satisfactorily.  THE CLAIM OFFICE.  Giver, by the Ladies of Atlin  Al THE KOOTENAY HALL,  Next Friday,   February the 28th.  1 ft  4  r,  "A  i ii 1 .{*��� '-  ATLIN,    B.   C.      SATURDAY      FEBRUARY 22, 1908.  Local and General News.  The Temperatures for lire  Week  JEndiug February the 21 th 190S.  max.  mm.  t-Slh  10.0  -7  16th  7.0'  -u  . 17th  2S.0   .  -s  18th  34-5  1S.0  19th  35-��-- '  15-0  20th  37-o  33-0  2 ist  38.0  33-0  That the cry of scarcity of labour  was only an excuse to get, the wage  standard lowered, has been amply  demonstrated by the amount of  white labour which has been going  a-begging, looking in vain for woik  and finding none; while the cheaper  ''Jap, or Chink finds plenty of work  to his hand.*  The other thing, which I thought  of, is ��� Are governments elected  by the people to look only after the  Interests'of the class who own the  Mines, Railways and Industries of  B. C. ? If that is so, again I say  the best way to look after this class  Is to exclude  the .Asiatic   by   the  ���--higher-wage clause.  - .The exploiters of labour In B. C.  should bear in mind, that the white  labourers are also the consuming  class, to whom, the manufacturers  expect to sell the finished article;  the Asiatic, as a rule gels his supply of the necessities of life from  whichever country hebelongsjlliere-  fore, bypassing a higher wage clause  the government would save this  class of capitalist who would like to  flood the country with this cheap  labour from committing industrial  suicide.  So anyway yon look at lhe matter, there seems only one course to  pursue - To make it compulsary  for employers  to   pay   any   wage,  ��� whereby Asiatic labour would be  rendered unprofitable to these,  otherwise .selfish exploiters.      l  Your9 etc.  Charles Gairus.  DISCOVERY,   B. C.  f inST-CI-ASS DTSTKO ftOOM  G001) CMS AN ROOMS  ONLY   THK   HKST GOODS  DSKn AT IHI5RAR.  tO.   SANDS,  f^rotJi'lntor  Ask at your Library for.  'The Love Story  of GirakJus."  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Seating room for  20'people.  -  Frame, oak.  Sheeting, cedar. ' "       .  Engines, Alco Vapor, tz h.p.  Single propellor.  . Fnel/j'ccal oil.  ��� Speeduabout four.miles! against  average current.  Alco Vapor Launch, Tagish,  Length over all, 28 feet.  Beam, 5 feet 6 inches.  Diaft, 3 feet.  Decked fore and aft leaving cockpit 16 feet. ^Seating room for 8  persons.  Frame, oak.  Sheeting, r'tedar.  Engine, Alco Vapor, 7 h.p.  Single propellor.  -Fncl/^coal oil.  Speed when engines are In good  order, about 7 miles against an average current. \  Tenders to close at noon Monday  March 16U1. 1908. c  The highest, or any tender, not  necessarily accepted.  No payment will be made to any  newspaper publishing this advertisement without proper authority.  Address lenders to  Z. T. Wood  Assistant Commissioner,'  K.-K. W. M. P.,  Dawson, Y. T.  Canadian Pacific Railway Company,  H4MWM '��l*rT'I^T��"'-|Tl"^")"**"Tlll'r ,">i'1  '��� ��� tjmmwat%iM**mJ*^.miSXU  B. C.r COAST   SERVICE.  Princess   May  Sallln* from Skagwflj S p.m.  r "* ' I ' C  ' Direct to 'Vancouver and Victoria.    ���  4    11. ��� I ���  TrUiispoftTii- f.y rrtlt of* sfrnmer To Sr'nttle wltTionf cxrrn rlmrsre  STOr-OYKTtS  ALLOWED.  oltots* �����!*. MmfterUiefiotM. TV   T?     XKJ '   f /^t-rrTo  JTor r<U?>, o.' lnfornifttTon apply to   JT.   X. ��� , VV .'   '.l-AJ W 1 C,  .--- ���      ' Afjpiit. ShncwnT. ,  'M*4  ��-9-9-4-9-4-4-*4-v-*-*<>><8>-*-*-*-++-1h* ���-���-������������ .+���++ ���������-������������������ ������^  USE OUft ABVEETISINQ  '���.     COLUMNS' '  x  Placing befofe the public  i. - i  the fliany' advantages of  trie district is the object of ���  This, cannot be success-  fully accomplished without the gehefo us support of .  the business people and  the residents.  O. K  7~     BARBER SHOP,  o  **w i��jhu wrvnwimm****w****vrMir'��v  J. W. THOMPSON, Prop.  FIRST-CLASS.SERVICE ONLY  li  Get a. copy of the illustrated  i.-diticii " Songs of a Sourdough ";  a few left at Bourne's.  Latest novels and magazines  arriving each mail at  C. R. Ihuirncs  -�������-  SEND US TOUR SUBSCRIPTION  M^vfi i\  slid Oraamemal (food*  Wr.r ar.sn out �������>.!�� rov c.*.s r.r.y cioonfl /s ohka?' rrr.ns.'  Atlin, M'.jgcel ami   Craps  nint:*  nuA nil UlmJs of Jorvcli'j- ninnii  Fuotiiral (in Mn; |)ri'>nNc>i.  Uiw.  Ne-v Kioc);  ..f   Watch*:;,  Clscfcs, Jewelry   '���������"I   Diamonds  TVnl<.bes from .?ri.UO up. Audits for Columbia Gramoplionus.  Sllvs.-wBre, Cut CHass, Hant! Painted China, Souvenir Spoon  rti? v^O  't'/**/*'$*iT^'v    c    c*,**^M  iVh-lisi     faliifail      Ci     k>\;\\,     ATI.IK   AKJJ   mSCOVKRY,^.'  'Vakhmakcrs and Manufacturing Si.\fm  Buiw.y i.  :a:l Vaults

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