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 j. jhl4*.*0��������.il-dfl-c-o^��� i*^u��fi,��0"-"-J��"-��'' ��Atvw6��4.'l>y' ���  SSiJi^^4i&ifl*M*rti'trtrt,f*^^^  K��t>*<*��*-,>w!!  >;fc  ���tf  K'  ���vol: m.  ATLIN, IH.'C.,    SATURDAY,   -MTRHRUARY    a^,   .906.  NG.;.3rf6  'TELEGRAPHIC:  ')  THE KAIEN I'SLAND    ,  DEAL. IS OFF.  CGanadian Northern will.,Build,  .to Port -.Simpson.. ���  '.DIAMOND   THIEF   HAS   CONFESSED.  \G.-T. P.. Won't Build B. C. Section of'  Road for Several Years.  (.'China Has Ordered Small Arms and  Cannon���Winers  Killed by an  . Explosion���British Parliament  -Opened by King- Edward���The  .Russian Cabinet-MeCallDead-  '.Franco-German Situation.  .[KJ'irct.\']j To.xiiir or.Ai.M.]  "���Vancouver, B. C, Feb. 21.���The  "���"World   yesterday published   an an-  urounceuient   to   the   effect  that the'  -Grand Trunk-Pacific Railway Kaieu,  .Islarrd deal is off, and further stated  that .MacKenzie  .&  Marrrr, of  the  ���Canadian- Northern   company,  will  .rush the construction.of a Hire   into  Port   Sidipson   in   the   immediate  ifuture.     -Grading   outfits'   will  be  moved into northern British .Columbia early.in the coining-summer.  ���Vancouver,    B.   C,    Feb.    21.���  Harry j fazard, a man who-had been  under- suspicion for some  days, was  -arrested   on   Tuesday    for   having  --committed   tlie  diamorrd robbery at  JMcMillan's'jewelry store   in    this  city last   week,    when   he  broke a  ���window   and   got away with a./tray  .-���containing  $7,000   worth of goods.  The arrest was made when  he  was  .iu   the  act of taking a train-for thc  American  side.    Hazard'has made  ��� a confession, admitting   his   guilt,  -and most of lire stolen properly has"  ��� been recovered. A man named  JBarriugton, who was a partner of  ���Hazard's in the theft, received some  ��� of the diamonds, but has not yet  ���been captured.  Ottawa, Feb. 21.���.The Dominion,  .-:government yesterday received a  ������cablegram from Loudon saying, that,  ��� owing to difficulties which had been  .encountered iir regards to financial  matters,    the  Grand Trunk.Pacific  -\railway company would not commence the construction of their road  .westward  from   Edmonton for sev-  -eral years yet.  Washington,   D. C, Feb. 21.���It  '-is reported iu official circles that  .the government of China has lately  -ordered a million small arms .and  a  '(hundred cannon from firms in-Germany.  The Chinese minister to the U.S.  ���emphatically.-denies all currentru-  mors of the near approach-of a-war  V'between China arrd some one of the  ^foreign powers.  Trinidad,   Colo.,   Feb.  2,1.���Six-  ..teen miners were killed yesterday  by a dust explosion which occurred  ..in the Victor mine near here.  .London,   .Feb.  21.���The .British  parliament -was 'opened by King  J'xkvard our 'Monday. The,"'Kinp's  speech'was-most-radical and-included a-n expression of intense satisfaction .at'the continued peaceful rcla1,  lions'which-exist 'between '-Great  P.rit'iin and all foreign countries,  ���an'd espccially-so with France. He  hoped for a friendly solution of the  Franco-German Moroccan conference arrd staled 1 that an imperial  commission would * shortly be appointed to .-examine into, the'franchise, question of British South'  Africa,1 and that meanwhile the importation of Chinese coolies :irrto,  the latter-country would be stopped.  Quebec,' Feb: 21.���The municipal  elections which have just,been'held  in1, this city resulted in the success?,  ful return -of > the .-civic reform or  anti-Parent part}'-. ���   '  St. - Petersburg. Feb. 2,1.���The.  predicted disruption of lire Russian-  cabinet is coming much more speedily than was expected, several min-:  iscers'having already retired.  Irr a late report-General Linevitclr  stated that wholesale arrests of revolutionists were being made in the  Tr'ans-Baik-jT districts. Amongst  those arrested are over  100 soldiers;.  Lakewodd, "N. J., Feb. 21.���Mr1.'  John A: McCall, until recently president of ihe New York Life Insurance, Company, is dead from the  result of a physical break-down  which was caused by worrying, over  the findings of the states' investiga-i  tions irrto the .financial affairs of  that company.  Berlin, Feb. 22.���'The decision of  "Germany to'discontinue 'the system  of private negotiotions which -has''  been in vogue between the French  and German..delegates-attending the  Moroccan ..conference at Algeciras  and to take the imam'disputed question "- before the conference proper,'  is regarded here as an indication  that the last phase of the conference  is beginning. The German government is now standing resolutely by  the position which it took at the'  opening of the .conference, -..and  wdiich is, that it will not allow, the  policing of Morocco, by. France.       ���'  Toronto, Feb. -22.���Over 800 of  the most-prominent Liberals in Ontario attended a banquet which was  tendered to Premier Laurier in this  city orr Wednesday--night.  Tokio, Feb. .23.���(-.Prince Arthur  of England receivedlanmost^enthusi-  astic welcome - from 1 'the..Japanese  nation when he-amv.e&.iu.this.- city  ou Wednesday. 'He was.met at the  railway-station by the..'Emperor of  Japan and a large guard of honor..  Paris, Feb. 25.���Word hasj'ust  been received ��� here from the Alge-:  ciras conference to the effect that  Germany has positively rejected  France's proposal that the Moroccau  police system be composed of French  and Spanish subjects. This turn  of affairs has given much renewed  gravity to the already serious  Franco-German situation.  '";'  GKNKKAl. .jSMCWS.  Tire ,C..P. R. had n foo,'ooo at  Moiitrc.'il.last .week.  .John G. Brady resigned from lire  posilion . of .governor of Alaska last  week.  Wolves-devoured a uialaniutc dog  last week , in -the outskirts of Dawson, Y. sT. *���      j  A $100,000 fire was caused..at  St.-John, N. B.,'last week by a discarded cigarette butt.1" \  Vancouver, .Seattle, Tacoma a-n'd,  Portland are lo be connected -by 220  miles-of electric railway.  A rrew line o'f Russian steamers  will shortly piy between San Francisco and'Siberian-coast ports.  Three earthquake shocks " were  felt throughout the Copper Lake  district of'Michigan Feb. :e6Ui.  The ..Liberals, .Conservatives and  Solialists are-contesting the provincial bye-election in North Ontario.   :  One Winnipeg arrd two Montreal  rubber aird boot and shoe firms have'  amalgamated with a capital of $1,-  000,000.  Tire town of Nelson Iras-been  offered a library as a present from  Carnegie, but they haven't accepted,  the gift.fls 3:et.  . Alice Lee Roosevelt arrd Nicholas  Lorrgworth were married at the  White House, Washington, at noon  on Saturday .last.  The American colore -at Havana  011'Feb. 16th observed the Slh anniversary of the destruction .of the  battleship Maine.  -Hon. W. S. Fielding, Dominion  minister of finance, has received the  honorary degree of L. L. D. .-from  McGill university. '  The first detachment of '.Russsinn  em migrants io be sent to��Cauada -h*  Baron Rothchild arrived at'Toronto  last Saturday. There were 190 in the  .party.  A Capetown despatch says ' the  demands of the colored inhabitants'  of the Transvaal and Orange River  colony for political rights are becoming serious.  The 1 bluejackets of the British  cruiser squadron will present the  American Atlantic fleet with a silver cup as a souvenir of their v.isil  to the LFniled States.  Bertha   and    Lillian    Mcintosh,  aged   -i-o  and  12 years, were killed  by a train at.a Grand Trunk crossing at Gleucoe, Out., on Feb. 13th.  while.on their way to school.  -M: Tarino, third -assistant secre-  tary.in the ..Japanese legation at  Paris, has arrived at St. Petersburg  to-arrange for the re-opening of the,  Japanese legation at that place.  ��� An Ottawa despatch says the funeral of E. B.Eddy, the paper manufacturer, which took place last week,  was ..attended by. 1,000 people 011  foot .besides, a long line -of carriages.  ���The ..task -ofiaisiiig $500,000 for  an endowment-fund for Queen's college, Toronto, 'igoes steadily ahead  and will soon be finished, as-Saao,-.,  000 have already been subscribed.  One "anonymous subscriber gave  $25,000.  At Omaha oir Saturda3' lasl Pat  Crowe was acquitted orr tlie charge  of having kidnapped young Cudahy  for a ransom, but was re-arrested for  holdiug-up and robbing- a streel car.  .The .'Canadian "Pacific Railway  company has-closed a contract for  500 steel drop 'bottom' gorrdola car.';  forks trans-coritinen tal trade. These  will be the first steel cars built-in  Canada.  A late Montreal despatch says .it  is denied that Senator Choquette  will be the next lie.utenant-governor  of . British Columbia, arrd asserts  that a western man will.probably  be appointed.  At Sebastopol last-week'.Admiral  Choukinis, commander, of the Black  sea'Jleel,..was shot,and-',dangerously  wouiided by a woman who called, al  his office. A sentry oir duty shol  the woman dead. - '���  ' The   Yukon   curling club which  went-lG the .Winnipeg bonspiel.were -  defeated in every trophy competition  which they entered.    Their last defeat took place irr the semi-finals Jor  the Royal Caledonian ciip.     ,.;���  ,  Last  week   a  high official in the  war   department * at    Washington,  while   speaking   to   au Associated  Press   correspondent,   stated:    "in-.  side ��� of > two   months   the   Uirited  Stales   and ��� China   will be in ..the  midst of a deadly grapple."  ' On'Feb. 12 Great Britain demanded from China -complete  restitution  ���and   compensation  for -the missionaries whose properties was destroyed  at Ghang Hu, or else adequate punishment -of the responsible parties.  China-was given-48 hours for reply.  The ��� recently : launched ' British  kvr;Ieship"Dreadnaught cost seven  arid-a'-half millions of dollars. She  is the 1-.most .powerful' war vessel  afloat aifd orre'dischargc of her batteries will throw twice as much *  metal as the most powerful foreign  ship now irr existence.  Three persons were instantly killed and 20.injured iu a head-on col-  lisionc between .the New Orleans  north bound flyer aud a south hound  passenger.train orr the Louisville &  Nashville railroad near Lalonia,  Kentucky, on the 13th inst. The  traitrs met while running at a speed  of 40 miles.au hour. The dispatcher who was responsible for the accident killed himself when he learned  of the wreck.  K.J. McEachern, w'hose death  was reported at.Victor, Colorado,  oh-January 22nd. and whose insurance was paid, iwas.arrested there  011 February .iot'h.after a.hard Jight  in which he was wounded by ashot  from a -revolver.' An investigation,  showed that al"dead.body was placed  in the exact,sp'ot.in,.the mine .where  McEachern ..was..working aiid that  the body was blown, to...pieces - with  powder. McEachern: <Qisappear4t  and -his .friends -got :the :rnon#y.  - 'ii *. fo*rvir b ��a',,*T.T,JL''��a?Jl*ftCJUSTM rt."��.  BMiKtw-t-.w* '!Se-^J!'^�����-;���i%'-w,  -jy>j����w(\*^WWtr��^irt<!rwrt>^*^vMw��wrl:j4-#��Iur-ww^^Mfct^  ���A^j^^^Se-*** i��fH.,-*tt^'fi3rt��>  -.��ijs��^^ii'a��.^-ti^yA/w!��ft,-viiK;.'.:.?.-,i*  -* _-- Vu*(*Ji*-|,��P& Ii'jK ��� * I'  \t.<  la>'  ;  'it.  ���>*  ,'i  l?:  ATLTN,    13.    C,    SATURDAY,'   FEBRUARY' 24, 1906  \  ra/ialfl  Titb A TI JN CLAIM ts puausnr.t> cvcny sATUnoAv  'MoriNiNC. r.uiLCD rnrc to any pr.nr or thc  wonio ron go cents rr.n month: $15.00 pen  venn.     ADvrnristrjcnftTua: fi.ooccn inch each  INBCRIION;   niTADINC NOriCCs',   ?S CENTS A LINT.  CPCCIftL   HATCH    ON   APPLICATION.   .���.*���>��,   JOIi PRINTING :  ILL-HEADS, POSTERS. VISITING   CAnns,  LCTTm-HFADS, PROGRAMMES.        ETC.,   ETC.  OnOEH3    PROMPTLY    EXECUTED.  pnicrs   no derate.  Reception ?.n:l Dance  The Ati.in Claim Puiimsiiinc; Co., Ltd.  W.   I'ou.AW).    GiiAXT,    Kiiitok-Masagkii.  AS OTHERS SEE ATI,1N.  The   following extracts-are from  the annual mining  review   ol"   the  Nelson   Daily News,   published   on  the 31st Dec. last:  -   "In    Cassiar district Atlin is the  chief producer,  in   fact,-  nearly the  whole of the mineral  production   of  this northern part of British Columbia has, ever since 1S9S,   beeii   contributed  by the Atlin mining division.    Its   aggregate   production   to  date is in excess of $3,500,000. -Its  highest   yield   in airy oire year was  in    1S99,    wheir  a total recovery of  $Soo,ooo was   made.    In   igor    ils  production fell to $300,000, but each  year since then has seen an increase.  East year's (190.1) total was  $530,-  000,   aird  it  is estimated that there  was  a   rather   higher   recovery  iir  1905.  "That Atlin will irr 1906 make an  even   betler   showing   irr regard to  yield   of   gold   may be   taken   for  granted,   .unless   it experiences an  unprecedented shortage of water���a  remote   contingency,    by the   way.  Willi dredges and steam shovels  to  facilitate 'the  handling of gravel orr  a much larger, scale than   has   been  possible ir: past years, there should  be more gold recovered than during  any one  of the five years since tlie  first big season's  results   were   obtained.      Dredge   mining    for  gold  has   been   made  profitable irr both  Kcw Zealand (where it is carried on  ou a larger scale) and in California.  It see me quite reasonable   to   look  for   similar   success   at Atlin   now  that the chief difficulties  appear  to  have been overcome.  "The individual placer miner has  been to a considerable extent superseded by the company witlr its  larger capital and greater facilities  for economical and profitable ruining. There are slid creeks which  are exceptions to this rule, and  these have been energetically worked. New discoveries have been reported, but these have not yet been  proved of sufficient value to cause  any "stampede," such as   are   com-  Tor.derefl to '.'Jr. and Mrs. J. II. Black"  Was a Fleasant AiTair. ��  The Koolcnay hall was lhe scene  of a very pleasant gathering ou Friday evening of last   week   when   a  reception    and dance were given iu  honor of thc le'.urrr lo and arrival in  camp  respectively of Mr..arrd Mrs.  J".  H.  mack.    The 'hall   was   very,  prettily  decorated   for' the occasion  and every quarter of tlie camp   was  well   represented  amongst tiro large  numbers who were present.     Dancing was started  shortly sifter 9 p.m.  by'nearly all irr   attendance  joining  iir the grand march,  which   was led  by Mr.    and   Mrs.   Jas. Stables   to  music   provided   by Mrs. K. M. N.  Woods  and   Messrs. T. I-Ianrru,   J.  Carlmel   and C. Hickman.     AI the  recherche dinner which was provided Mr. and Mrs'. Black, Gold   Commissioner aird Mrs. Fraser and   Mr.  arrd Mrs. Stables occupied  the positions of honor,     During the repast  Mr. Fraser made a very appropriate  speech   of welcome oir behalf oi" the  citizens of the camp lo the guests of  the evening, and Mr. Black responded with a most  happy arrd   suitable  reply.      The   reception   committee,  consisting   of   Mesdames    Pillman,  Owen arrd Woods, arrd  Messrs. Mc-  Leod. .Sullivan aird  Reid performed  their duties very happily aud everyone   present  passed a most sociable  and enjoyable evening.  m  ..x  Why bun-11 out wnr.s voir c.\s inc-r noons a.; ciikav iikiik?  Atlin, IMuggct and Grape Rings ,.-u.��l all liimls'of .li-viHvy ma-iu  fiu-lm-cil <>i> tlit- promise-*.' ' ' '  Fine New Sioi-k ol' Watches, Clocks, Jewelry im'l Diamonds  Wiilclit-s frain $5.00 up. A.-rfn��M 1'in- Columbia Oriuiioplionu.-.  Silverware, Cut Glass, Hand Fainted China, Souvenir Spoons  & s  Safety Deposit Vaults.  ?    ATJ.INAN.O  JJISCOVHUY,  .  Watchmakers and Manufacturing. Jewelrs:  They   are   Waiting   for   You!  -^BBHStew  GLrg&Ltrus  IN  U!NCi��   tofe end"Dry Goodi  Jy ,    r*nno��w*��WM*j,w��n m*H.��" ��� iMumMmn***!*.**-**!''****  Garpcis aevd Mtwsuse FstrnisStings.  ��55  FUTJ,    I,1NF,  "     ALSO  01-    BOOTS    and    SHOES.,  OOi.D    SEAL    II IP    'CUTM  HOOTS.  A&Sin .*scsd ,  '��9   Oiscavery, ti. C.  Successors  to J. H. Richardson-  Canadian Pacific-Railway- Company.  ALASKA    ROUTE   SAIUNGS.  5? "St  ���its     ��� ej*  Feb. &&1h,  so that all might have an eqrral  chance of re-staking. Further, it  was slated that the gold commissioner had received instructions to  give two weeks' public notice of all  cancellations. It- is further rroted  that the appointment of a resident  county court judge has led to the  more expeditious settlement of mining disputes, while a liberal expenditure on roads and trails has  materially assisted iir the opening  up of some oi the newer parts of the  district.  "As arr instance of the progress  made by companies irr Atlin district,  the following has been taken from  a published statement of Mr. J. M.  Ruffner, manager of the Pine Creek  Power Company and the North Col-  departs   from   Skagway  ����. ;tOth a SSnd, & April 3rda  Sailing:"from Skagway 8 p.in. .   .  Direct  to Vancouver  arrd Victoria.  I'l-autspoi'tiiiK by rail w btenmer-to Soul lie without extrn elirvrfre.  H. B. Dunn,  A-;ciit, Ska-iv.ny.  Wo jrivu quick service.     No iiitci-iiicliiitc calis.  For rates or iiiCoviiiiitkin apply to  TEDE�� GOLD  ��� .. DISCOVERY,  C. H. Nissen, Prop,  HOUSE,  B.   C.  F. B. Wrong, Mgr.  Restaurant, in Conm-otion Under  New unit Capable .Miiiiiiguiiiciil.  �� ' . ��  -86  nion in some placer gold mining  districts when "pay" is found on  creeks not previously worked.  There is one mailer of especial concern-to the individual miner that is  noted with satisfaction, that is, the  action of the Provincial Government!  iu forfeiting hydraulic leases irr cases  where statutory requirements have  not been carried orrt. Early in  1905, Dr. H. E. -Young, M. P.P.  for Atlin district, informed his constituents, through the medium'of  the press, that he had received assurance from the Government of its  intention to throw open all land  which had been illegally held, and  to give due notice of such intention, J above mentioned."  uuibia Mining Company, which  have together spent more than $500-  000 iir connection with their Atlin  mining enterprises: 'There is one  thing that may be said of the district, as compared with Dawsorr, irr  Yukon Territory, or Nome and  Tairana, iir Alaska, aird that is,  while orrr deposits do not contain  such rich payslrcaks as are found in  those camps, we have deposits of  yellow gravel, especially irr lhe  .Spruce aird Pine Creek valleys, that  are really enormous irr extent, arrd,  though low iir value, are singularly  uniform iir their gold contents. The  values run. from 35 to 50 cents per  cubic yard in gravel banks ranging  from 20 to So feet irr depth. Speaking of our -own operations, we have  already opened-"up sufficient of the  yellow gravel deposits to keep us  busy for the rrext 30 years.'  "It should be noted that other  companies have also made large expenditures irr the Atlin mining division, in, .at least one instance to a  considerably larger extent than that  xatidra, Rer @tm  **  The Picture that today is the talk  of England and the British Colonies:  being the first ever published showing  the Queen irr her quiet home life.  (Frames 20 x 2.5 irr.)  The Family Herald and Weekly Star,  of Montreal, the greatest family paper-  in America; for one year,  AND  For oire year,  CAIX AT OUK rjl'lMCl-,  AND Slili THU  PREMIUM.   .  This offer is open to both present  aird  new  subscribers  to "THE  ATLIN  CLAIM."  fl*fc*"��*^*��ftR*?5*fct*'APllfcf?^  -���\1  ^  W-*W��t��,*,MJ(  jl^r      ���  ^,  ���mi ; mjiD-r*"1 r ��**c  J   H Ui i-.hu> ./ *!LitSUSL4At~��  ���AwInWlllllW ^M'^**^r\H*^mm1MM/^^^nim*t^i'l��A*i��s^^f  '���^-ri*rf*^/ifc��t.>j^i���ua-A*l WSfc; j AMi^krfH^i.jiMa^f'.TW^  1 >  j. -  ATLIN.,   B.  C,   SATURDAY,   IvEBRTIA'RT'   a,,   agifb  W  \  / h-  \/  Hockey Matches.  Discovery Teams Won Two  Gfaihes  From Atlin--Home Curlers Won.  Atlin sufiered two defeats at hockey on   Sai urdiiy last,    when    both  Alie   senior   aud^ junior  learns were  worsted   by like -combinations fiom'  ���Discovery.    The  seniors   took   the  lice   at  about 2.30 p.m. and the Allin    hoys   got   busy right from thc  call of "play" and made n'ush   utter  ���rush   on   their  opponents  goal and  1)3' quarter time had   succeeded   in  j'coriii"    three   goals.      The   early,  part ol" the second quarter was most-,  . ly shinncy arrd   much   irough . play  took   place.     W. Sweet and ,F. Mc-  TMrec were fenced   for   two   minutes  ���each   for   fouling, while  oire or two  ���others were warned to "cut it out."  During this quarter Disco very scored  tiheir fust goal and Allin added  an-  ���other to the good, the standing  be-  - ing 4 lo .r.    J11   the   third   quarter''  Discovery .worked    well   and SGored  ���two  goals   to .the home team's one.  But the last quarter was  when   'the'  ���fire-works   really  commenced   and  ���the   Discover}' men,   who  had.hus-  ���barrded   their   strength    for a   last'  -effort,    played  all-round   Atlin and'  ���stacked up four more goals to  their'  ' opponents nil.    The  game ithusire-  sulted  irr   a wiir for Discovery by a;  ���score of 7 I0.5.    The referee,/who  . was busy at lhe time  following   the'  play during a rush  by Discovery in  .the last quarter, missed  a chance of  :putting "off-time" ,011   a   couple  of  players   who .engaged   in  a clinch.  Al   limes  -during   the  game good  hockey was   played by both teams,  but   there .were   too many off-sides  and considerable sluggino- and cross-  .checking  -throughout    the    game.  .Atlin  started   out well but were all  "iir" during the last quarter.     Following are the respective teams and  -officials of the game:  DISCOVKKY. AT-LIN.  J. Palmer Goal       Theo. Sweet  J.Dick J Point' O.W.Rorke  F. P. Miller Cover-Pt. A.J.Burnside  Fetherstoir \ (" K. D. Rorke  W. Sweet "> Forwards < I��\ McPhee1  J. Cartmel   ) (CRBourne  Referee, R. M. Wilson; goal umpires, A. Berger and Geo. Sirr-  -clair; time-keepers, W.. Owerr and  Jas. Dune.  The Atlin team will journey to  Discovery loday and play a return  match in the rink there at 2 p.m.  As both teams are irr better condition since last week's match today's  game should be productive of much  cleaner hockey arrd also be deserving of a big attendance. The players will also lake part iu the skating  carnival irr the evening.  Tin-; JUNIORS.  Immediately after the senior game  tlie juniors took the ice and played  an exciting match but the Allin  boys, who followed irr the steps of  the town's grown-ups, did all their  scoring in the early part of the game  and were "tuckered" .during the  last quarter. But both teams played  well arid-there was more real hockey  furnished by them than by their  predecessors. The score was 4 to 3  irr favor of the'Discovery boys, who  were much heavier and more ensuring than the locals. The Bruce  .brothers, lor Discovery, and the  ���Fraser brothers and Leonard Has-,  iett, for Atlin, played good games.  .Bertha   .Doelker   was .a good goal  keeper for Al-liu.    Mr. O. W. Roike  acted as .referee.   The teams were:  Discover}1���Hubert Peruse, Harry  Mobiey, ���Charles and Hairy Bruce,,  and Robert Roxborough. ���  Allin���Leonard Haslelt, 'I-Iany'  Costigau, A'b'.u .and J���yai Eraser,!  and Beillin Doelker.  The players -of lire two junior  teams were the guests lo dinner of!  Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Eraser.'  1IOMK RINK WOK.      ' '  .After lhe hockey matches were  over 011 Saturday a' challenge curl-1,  ing .match look place between rinks-  representing ami comprising ;lhe'  star 'broom and -slane artists �����T.thc--  two towns. A. H. -P. "Thomas!  wkipped lor Discovery, and G. \V.ai-.  lace officiated .similarly for Atlin..  The match coirsisted of eight ends',  and was for,a trophy of artistic de-.  sign named' "Suspended .Beauty,'"'  .which had been donated by Mr.}  Ross. Tire game was keenly con-;  ���-tested and, with the exception of  one-end which resulted.in a score of;  two being made, all the ends were  won and .lost by single poiirts. The;  home combirratiorr proved too much;  for   the   visitors,  however, and thei  i-  prize was .captured by Atlin "with  a;  score-of-'G to 3.    The rinks were: "  DTSGOVER.Y. *' ATLIN.  P. Eggeia A. M. Ross  T. Hanna R. B. Anderson  H. McCartney       Dr. McNeill  ��$  Jfr  .��*  fWiTpl  V5-K? w ai V  TO MAKE ROOM IFOR  LARGE SHIPMENTS -OF'  <ex.  �����.-S  'Hu mri felii rs gs  5ooits  sw      <*��3>  Which -will  Arrive  Shortly.,  We Have  Deolded to  ��ry��  1  rmci  &g��g��   Present Stock  A.B.P.Thomas-.-;  G. Wallace  -6  The defeated' curlers were enter-1  lained lb dinner at the Royal hotel  by the victors.  ge5  A. F. & A.M  UcKiilui' eommiiniea-  tions held oa tho jirst  Thursday ol each month  in the .\. O. U. W. Hull,  Third Street.  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  e-.^y3W-.i-uwfanrexEU^c=^r  T7"     BARBER SHOP.  I-T1WT STKIJKT,      - ,    ATLIN.  .F. SHIELDS,  Prop.  figF*      HOT  BATHS 50 cts.  The bath rooms are ciiuully ns good as found  in cities.   Private  linti-uiieo for Ladies.  ^!  ��SS  iH���  <&S  'Every Article 'in 'these   Lines  has been   Makk.i-:u -Down-  lo  .PRICES  Which  Cannot  Fail lo Please  Everybody.  C&      <��>       !0*      <��>  ^  LIMITED.  ���"*3*K(*o:*a*����a*��ci'$o*M3*i:'<��a����c93*o^^  The Atlin Market Co, Ltd.  FRESH   DRESSED   MEATS,   also  POULTRY  OF  ALL. KINDS,  Dressed to Order.  us. your  The Reliable Shoemaker,  -    -  ���-' , Discovery, B.  Rubber Boots a Specialty.  Hampton   &.   Durie, Proprietors.  Discovery.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  first-class restaurant  in". !  .    connection,  Heuclijuni'tei's' for Dixon's stage.  ���R**>5��^:ff^^r->J^^>>^*WW!^��i��iPb^*5��i  C.   DOELKER     Manager.  ���tJ  ,ji   GRAND OLD-HIGHLAND Black Lalrel.  j^,  ~*|   SPECIAL RESERVE, _..'. White Label.   ^  '%!   OLD .VATTED GLENIJVET Yellow. Label.   !#*  ^AA/VVVVV>iA/Vv>��A4AiA/^<AAAi^A4AA>A^.OA  a  .8"  X  CAPITAL    PAID    UP   $10,009,000.  ���Rhskuvj^  $4,500,000.  Branches of :the Bank at i3ea.ttie,  San Franeiseo,  Portland,  ��� Skagway, etc  Exchange soid on all Points.  "'Gauis Dust P-ukchaskd������Assay Opficb in Connection. .  . D. ROSS, Manager.  ..4<-  1 -  4  I r":&K*&rV3i^&W'Z:*^tthvaz fe-w.at'WW'WJfj'iWS/'fa'WirTH^  ���^J.,f-.-r-..ri-..  :**2'!i,*MiS8-i^l-=i'^^ ai-.-t.'-- .���  IK''  ; !  n-  Is i  * i  H  V i  ATLIN,    It.   C,    SATURDAY,    FEBRUARY    2.|, ., ujoo.  ���j.  Local iivcnls.       ;  New ' magazines e'vcrv mail at C.  C. Bourne's'.  ,  The latest magazines and papers  are always oir harrd al Piliruan's. ,,  McDonald's -,Grocery makes a  specially of fresh eggs arrd butter.  Mr. Brown made a couple of trips  to towrr from Taku this week.  The Whist club had a good attendance at Monday night's rubber.  Ii. Thomas, of Discovery, dropped dowir yesterday to seize up the  town.  '  Judge and Mrs. F. McB. Young  arc expected lo return lo camp by  the end of the month.  A large number of Atlinitcs intend goiirg to Discovery today to  witness the hockey matches.  Wednesday's mail was brought in  on time by McMillan, who reported  tire trail to be irr fair condition.  Nearly the.entirc sport loving element of the camp attended tlie two  games of hockey on Saturday last.  Bourne's circulating; library furnishes good and cheap reading.  The skating carnival in the Discovery rink tonight promises . to be  well attended. The Discovery orchestra will supply the music.  Mr. and Mrs. Black left town on  Monday to take up their residence  en Boulder creek, where J. H.' will  resume charge of his. mining crew.  Geo. Adams came to town from  l.IcKce creek oir Thursday evening  to secure medical attendance for a  finger which-he had almost'severed  witlr an axe.    It is now mending.  For 30 days J. T. Regan will sell  McCiary's Cast Top Heaters thus:  No. 100���$10.00 No. 400���$13.00  No. 200���$11.00 No. 500���$14.00  No. 300���$12.00 No. Coo���S.'S.co  Call early aird take your choice.  A well attended meeting was held  in the" dining room of the Vancouver  hotel orr Monday afternoon last to  appoint a committee to take charge  of lhe getting up of an Irish corrcert  which will be given on St. Patrick's  day in aid of St. Arrdrew's hospital.  Those appointed were: G. Could,  Spruce; T. Hauna, Discovery; J. Ii.  Black, Boulder; D. Sullivan, McKee,  arrd E. M. N. Woods, J. T. Regan,  S. Johnston and F. W. Dowling, of  Atlin. Rev. A. M. Ross, sec.-treas.  The best available talent will take  part and the concert promises to'be  a big success.  Spruce ��� Creek Notes.   -  fl-'i-nm Our Own Corrosi.oiid.enl.]  Mr. Till made a business visit to  Allin this week.  Mrs. Ncdford visited friends in  Discovery one day this week.  Walter Cox has taken over the  interests of his partners aud has engaged a new crew, who will make  the dirt fly.  Chas. T. Coates, one of our pioneer miners and who has been in.  the camp for the last five years, will  leave on the next stage for Windy  Arm.    We wish him all success.  AMUSEMENT  For. Old   and   Young.  Curli-r-fif News'.  >'.W  <tp  Fancy Dress  DISCOVERY        ��%  SKATING  RINK  SATURDAY,   FEB.. 24TH  PRIZES   FOR   BEST COSTUMES.  GOOD   MUSIC   FOR   SKATING.  Admission:  I'.!  -Adults, 50 cents.  Children, 25 cents.  Competitioii Games Played  During"  the Week.   ,.  Oh Monday afternoon a single  hand game took 'place between Ridd  aird Bourne, the latter having challenged lhe former for the possession  ol the ' Wilkinson cup. Mr. Ridd  retained lhe cup by a score of S to 4.  SI.OAN   COJJ PETITION.  A meeting will take place in Discovery this afternoon . for the purpose of arranging the schedule for  the Sloan Medals competition. D.  Ross.arrd A. J. Buruside will represent Atlin and C. Gilmour aud R.  D. Felherslonhaugh will act for  Discovery, and a fifth .person will  be chosen by them to complete the  commil.tee.  CLUB  SCIIl-IlMJT.E  ^lATCiriCS.  On Saturday night last thc rinks  of Ross and Stables met in the club  schedule arrd lire latter was defeated  by a score of 18 to S.  _On Monday night Bourne lost to  Ross by a score of 7 to 11..-  On Tuesday evening Fraser and  Stables crossed brooms to a score of  10 to 8 in favor of Stables.  ROSS TROPHY���I-1RST DRAW.  "The   following   were the games  played this week:  Cummings 10, Ridd 7.  Stables 12. Dowlirrg 7.  Eggert 9, Kershaw 4.  BROWN TROPHY���J'IRST DRAW.  Sinclair 7, Kershaw 4.   ,  Fisher 10,. Webster 7.  Rosselli 6, Rev. Ross 4.  Cummings 13, Williams^. -  Fraser 8,-D. Ross 7.  <o;  r   ^peoi^arey * . ���  -A-,  Delivered to any, part of the district;.  Goods' Fresh and Clean.'j;:,;"'-.'-   Pr'ioos Right.  Guii Motto���.One price .and fair trcat-incut .to .all.  .UES" &> LU  The -trssn   Store*  .rawing Kompany.  ATLTN, B. C.  DISCOVERY  CURLING   NKWS.  During the week the first rounds  for the Ross and Brown'trophies,  iu which Thomas and Cartmel had  byes respectively, were completed  and the second rounds commenced.  Following are the games and scores:  BROWiV TROrilY���J'IRST DRAW.  McDonough 14, McLeod 5.  Hampton 9, Kerr 2.  Trotman 10, Thomas 8.  Morrison 9, Laughlin .3.  Galarno 13, Brown 2.  Sweet to, Iiarrna 6H  Hickman 10, Berg'er 5.  SliCONU DRAW.  Hampton 9, Galarno S,  McDonough 12, Jamieson 8.  Morrison 9, Hickman 5.  Fetherstonhaugh S, Cartmel 7.  Sweet 7, Trotman 5.  ROSS TROPHY���KIRST DRAW.  McCartney 17, Kerr 4.  Vickers S, Berger 4.  Cartmel S, Laiighlin 5.  Gilmour 15, McLeod 4.  Brown 11, Eggert 7.  SI-XOND   DRAW.  Jamieson 11, Hickman S.  McCartney 13, Trotman 5.  Brown i:, Wrong 5.  Gilmour 11, Galarno 5.  Vickers 7, Thomas 5.  Cartmel 16, Morrison 6.-  Brewers   of Lager  Beer  ssstsi Porter.  SMALL AND LARGE ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED.  The  &&1&JPJP.8& v\*JPj6^*W^Jtr&&&Sr)&:!^&&p.frfr.fr.&  .        ^P.e.-RftS^'r--'.-P^ftJ?:*?:S��  OPEN. DAY AND NIGHT. ���  TI-IE  DINING-ROOM  IS CONDUCTED 'ON 'STRICTLY'FIRST-  CLASS   PRINCIPLES.  Sr��  3-1 fCfe  m  DIXON   &   SCHULZ,   Proprieftoi-s.  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin., B. C  FIRST   CLASS    RESTAURANT   IN   CONNECTION.  CIIOICCST WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGAItS CASE COODS A SltCIALTY.  vwvvv\^vwwvvyv*Aiwwwovwvw^^  jj��* ur* ejfcjfar*'^��"1 *��F*'j'ff*jfft4%r*  The Weather.  The lowest and highest tempera-  tui'es and, precipitation recorded for  the week are as follows:  Feb.  Pi-Gcipitntion,  Jinx.  Mill.  Jliiin.   Snow  16  ��� 4  15  '���ill. ���in.  17  4  2t  -        %  18  10  27  -    X  19  *5  24  '���   X  20  18  35  ,      '                               :  21  16  22  ~    X  22  0  17  .���-          .  Stables& Lumsden  carry, a stock,  of good groceries.  Read the A. T. Co.'s advertisement on page 3.    Ifs right.  Why use inferior gasoline when  you;can.gct 76 and 86 per cent, at  Regan's,    Allin and Discovery.  4?  Executed Cheaply,  Promptly and Satisfactorily.  ."... THE CLAIM OFFICE.  And Sell for the  Lowest Prices in Camp]

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