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 'HP  . ija, ^cft&f  VOL. 26.  ATLIN,   B. C,   SATURDAY,   .  FEBRUARY 9,   ..go?  n-;  596'-  TELEGKAPHIC.  A Budget of Interesting News  From Many Quarters.  [HI'KCIAIi 'IO  TIM'.  OI.Al.M.l  Winnipeg, Feb. 7.---Reports are  to hand from all points in the Norih-  cni slates from Chicago to Montana  telling of the terrible damage done  by the fearful storms and blizzards  that have been raging. The livestock has been nearly all wiped out.  Traffic oir the railroads has beerr almost entirely suspended. Many  homesteaders,' it is feared, have  perished. The worst storm in  twenty years is raging throughout  Manitoba.  Tacoma.' Feb. 7.-Chester Thompson, the lad who murdered Judge  Emory last .fall, was found not  guilty. He was adjudged insane  arrd will be sent to the asylum.-  Ottawa, Feb. 7.��� Lady Grenfell,  the eldest daughter of Earl Grey,  is dead from typhoid fever. Parliament adjourned for a day as a mark  of sorrow and respect.  Portland, Ore.. Feb: 7.���It is estimated tliat $300,000 damage was  caused this city as a result of the  "silver thaw ' which visits Portland  about every ten years.  ���  Montreal, Feb. 7-���"Le Canad-  ien" says: "We' persist in our affirmation that the trews of the, retirement of Laurier is founded solely on expressions made by Sir Wilfrid himself.  Ottawa, Feb. 7.---In Earl Grey's  musical and dramatic competition.  Wirrrripeg worr the dramatic trophy  and Quebec woir the musical prize.'  Vancouver, Feb. 7.���Rumors are  in circulation here to" the effect that  the Guggerrheimers have secured  the rail.vay arrd steamboat holdings  of the White Pass Company.'  The severe winds in the Fraser  canyon doing immense damage to  the fruit orchards.  Vancouver, Feb. 7.���A Vancouver company has beerr organized to  start baseball oir, a,sound business  basis. The company is capitalized  at $10,000. ���  Portland Feb. 7.���-The rivers irr  Washington and Oregon continue to  rise, the result of 'chinook' winds.  The floods are the Worst since 1894.  The country is completely inundated and the loss will be difficult to  estimate. Idaho and Montana are  experiencing unprecedented' cold  weather.  Salida, Colo.,.'Feb. 7.--Dozens of  lives have been lost iir this city, the  result of a snow slide down Monarch mountain. .Several business  houses have been wrecked.  Winnipeg, Feb. 7.���The fuel situation is becoming most, desperate  the shortage causing much suffering   and   misery,  especially among  the poorer classes. 'The railroads  to , the coal- mines' are completely  blocked  with snow.  Toronto, Feb. 7.���Some 380 of  the striking telephone girls' applied  for .their.old positions pending the  finding of the royal commission.  Belleville, - Feb. 7.���A serious  flood has beerr caused by lhe rapid  rise of the river. The water rose six  feet above normal- arrd was caused  by an,.ice blockade. The streets on  the .front arid west side of the city  are all flooded. If the weather does  riot moderate within 4S hours the  loss will be very serious.  Local and General News.  Found.���A pair of ankle supports, apply to Tirii Claim.  Jack Kirkland went- out over-the  trail in company with the mail, last  Thursday. He will be back in a  short time.  ��� The.Starlight appeal case, Grimes  vs. RuiTner, was before the courts  last week:' Decision has not yet  beerr arrived at.  On Monday, last. Captain John  Irving drove up to Discovery tc bid  'good-bye' to the boys,1 to those who  had voted for him and his personal  friends as well.  Last Thursday Drs. Young and  Harrisorr removed the left eye of  Johii McLennan. "Mac" is iir  splendid health and will be around  and about irr a very short time.  The smoking concert and music-  ale held in the Royal last Monday  was a 'howling* success. Everybody enjoyed themselves and the  fun was kept up till early morn.  Mr. Frank Mobley has beerr ap.-  pbinted by the British Columbia  government a justice of the peace  for the Atlirr district. This will fill  a long felt want irr Discovery.  -Mr. J. Cartmel will assume the  duties of clerk irr the government  office during the absence of Dr. I-I.  B. Cameron, who is leaving on a  holiday trip to the outside.  E, E. Roselli, proprietor of the  Koolenay, left on Thursday for the  outside. "Rosy" has not beerr feeling well for some time past. It is  hoped the change of. scene and air  will be beneficial.  During the absence of Mr. Rosselli  on the coast Mr. "Bob" Jamieson's  genial countenance will be seen at  the Koolenay. " Holmes " aud  "Bob '. y will be a combination hard  to beat  For the benefit of trappers and  hunters in the distiict we state that  we have just received from Funsten  Bros. & Co., of St. Louis, Mo., a  very fine pamphlet, giving a complete price list of furs, also suggestions for bait for different kinds of  animals. Anyone wishing to look  at the publication may do so by  applying at This Claim office.  '. Jack Gorman (lhe 'Little Willie'  of Boulder) was out hunting mountain goats last week. ��� They are not  in season and Jack did rrot get any  although he'saw plenty of thcin.  McCulloclr, Auld & Co., working  at the mouth of Golcl Run, have,  since the rst of January, hoisted up  2,000 buckels of .'pay dirt." Their  prospecting assures them of good  values. '' Last week they put in  eight sets to' four men.  The,ladies of Discovery held air  electiorr of, their bwrr last Saturday.  The polling booth was at the resi-'  derrce of Mrs. Paul Eggert. When  the ballot box was opened and the  votes counted it was found that Dr.  Young had a handsome majority.  Here's to the ladies,  God bless 'em!  A meeting of-those interested irr  completing - arrangements for a St.  Patrick's concert will be held in the  dining rooms of the - Vancouver  hotel, on - Monday ��� evening- at S,  o'clock. A cordial invitation is extended. The proceeds, of the concert will be given over to the hospital  fund.  "Dad" Davies,- who arrived in  town a short time ago- from the  Tenakee Springs, is looking hale  and hearty. He says the- other  Atlinites at the Springs were enjoying splendid health. George Brown  aird JeiT Rich are putting oir flesh  and walking around like two-year  olds.  Alex.. Smith, of the Kirkland,  has irr his house a specimen of an  Irish. Creeper, a most delicate and  beautiful climbing plant, in full  bloom. The ' little flower, with its  soft,' clinging tendrils and pretty  pink bloom, afforded a striking contrast to the temperature outside, the  thermometer showing 40 below.  The individual who visited Gold  Run last week, with th***: expressed  intention of buying the place if he  liked it and installing* thereon at  least nirrc steam plant-?, turns out to  be 110 bloated capitalist but the  'court musician' aud retainer of  Captain John Irving. Possibly, he  was endeavoring to gain cheap  votes for the Captain.   ���'  A. J. Morley. was elected mayor  of Victoria over T. W. Patterson by  a majority of 313 voles. There  were 3,313 votes polled. Mr. Patterson is somewhat out of luck.  He ran 011 the liberal ticket for* The  Islands and was.defeated by Mr. A.  Iv. McPhillips.  The Skagway Alaskan, of Jan.  2S, says:���George Martin was found  insane by a jury of twelve men, before Judge Le Fevre, last Saturday.  He is the man who has been rcferr-  *ed to as "Jack, the Hugger." For  several days past he has endeavoring'to enfold the fair ladies of Skagway to his bosom. The physicians  testified that he is a nervous wreck  and a (it subject for a hospital lor  the insane. Martin worked in thc  Atlin camp, ou Pine creek. Pie  very nearly lost his life at the same  time that Jack Walters was killed,  the summer of 1906, by the bank of  gravel falling. This may be thc  cause of Martin's derangement..  Letter of Thanks.  To the Editor:,  Sir.--On the eve of my departure  for Victoria, f lake this opportunity  of thanking my supporters and  those who worked for rrre in Lire .recent election, returning me for a  second lime as representative of the  Atlin distiict. Now lire contest is  over I wish to assure my opponents  that I feel I am, iir every sense of  the word, the representative of my  supporters arrd of my opponents  aird of the district irr general. Let  us all pull together for .the common   good.  Yours very truly,  IT. TC. Young.  Worthy of Perusal.  If there is a chance to boom business, boom it. Don't be a knocker.  Don't, pull a long face and get sour-  on your stomach.. Hope, a bit.  Get a smile on you.,. Hold up your  head. . Get a hold,with both bauds.  Then pull. Bury your hatchet.  Drop your tomahawk. Hide your  little hammei. When a stranger  drops irr tell him this is the. greatest  place on earth. It is. Don't get  mulish. . Don't .roast. Be jolly.  Get   "popular. it's   dead    easy.  ���Help yourself along. Push your  friend witlr you. - Soon you'll have  a whole procession. Be a good fellow.  No man ever helped himself by-  knocking other people dowrr. No  man ever got rich trying to make  other people believe that he was the  only good man on earth. You cannot climb the ladder of fame by  stepping- on other people's corrrs.  They're their corns, not yours; and  they are terrder.   Keep of the corrrs.  All men are rrot alike. Once in  a while you may find orre who is  very much alike. But some are  different. You're not the only shirt  irr the wash. If you don't like their  style, let 'em alone. Don't knock.  You'll get used to it. There's no  end of fun in minding your own  business. Arrd it makes the other  people like you better. Better have  others stuck on you than get stuck  orr yourself. Nobody gets stock on  a knocker. Don't be one. Be  good.  "Bob" Jamieson received a letter  last mail from Frank Braekett, who  is living in Rhyolile, New Rhyo-  lite is in the Bullfrog district aird is  described as "the two-year-old wonder of the .mining, world." Frank  has taken right hold of the game  and is exploiting a property, with  big chances of making it a success.  The bunch in Allin who were his  tilicums are not very strong on the  prayersystem, but if good wishes  go for anything Frank will make a  "stake" iu a very short time. He.  sent his regards to the boys���and.  his love to all the ladies.  Lowney's Fresh Choc'cTiJl.-'vfV'^r.oo.---  per lb.( at C. R. Bourne'.-*.  ^^^rW^r^^M^i^^^M'm^^^^ ifcN..  ATLTN.f   B: C;,    SATURDAY.V FEBRUARY; 9,; agoy  The Atlin Glaim^  -TMEA'ILIN CLAIM ib punusuno evcViy batuhdav  ���_, MonHiNc.     MniLnb   rnEE  to   any   raht of-thc  world   ron   OO   CENTS    pen   month ;    33.00   PER  ;    yCAR.  .   ADVERTI-SINGnATEH V tl'.OO PCIl'lNCH  EACH  ������'\<���   ".-.HSCflTION J   READING NOTICES.  2G CENTS A  C[ N E.  .... SPECIAL. RATES    ON    APP-UCrtTION.  :.':.'.. "L���,���'���: -��������*������2-~-���   ������."���"/;   '; .-,'  0 J015 PU1NTINU :  ;        ; -  j ILL-HEADS. -. ' POSTERS,   ,���" VISITING .CAnOS,f  (.CTTCrt-ilCflOS, ,    . PROGRAMMEC,    iETC.,,ETC.    *  ��� :���' ono Ens   pnowiPTLY  ex ecu-ted. . ;*  ',.     .       PRICES    MODERATE.  T The Ati/in Cr/AiM raitmsiiiNn Co.V--.LTn.  VWVi   VOTAj Alt D.      GkANT.1; K OTTO li-M ANA CJKH.  ';    . What:lool<yf place   last  Saturday  yy ;was.;'.;'.;:iipt:-f- ay land-sliclef nor a sirow-  ���''..:slide,.but.a veritable avalarrclie.     It  . was (ireally;Jthe;most.f decisive yA'ic-  .., tory in  the   political history of  the  - .proviuce.. -,;. Well.; may: Premier Mc-  ';.:..Bride fbe.proud .of his followers and  .supporters. ��� ���������The province will now  surge ahead witlr/.continued and ���increasing prosperity.    -The majority  he:will have..in the house precludes  fall  possibility of af'Stoppage brhrn-  f derance of the: Premier's; policy, for  .the; betterment and 'ad vahcemen 't, of  /the country. '-\^X. ��� :f..' V-  .; : f'.The Premier is /now in the exalted position; pt'dictatpr"t6"alV;6r.:tsicl-  ffersfffwlibyxome: ���'within -Our borders  '.bent orrf despcilirrgfyprfgobbling up  our heritage by grant ov concession;  "Hands off: British Columbia*': has  been His; watchword. : Now is the  time when they: must all bend. ���_ the  knee to fair British Columbia. 'All  fes'es-.are focused on the' JyVest.,' Tlie  tidal wave of immigration arrd investment is sweeping over our broad  domain, and each; aird every individual f will have a blessed and pre-  servedright to share equally-in the  bounteousharvest. British Columbia was never so great as she is today and never so- powerful. ,;. She is  sought after from all quarters by in-  vesters, capitalists and speculators.  Her possibilities of development and  vvealtlr are stupendous--and dazzl-  ing. Premier McBride is in a position  to  conserve  and protect these  arrd ..independent standc Premier McBride took   on they:'BettervTe'rms"r  qir'eslion.:    He   -went:, East,   not lo  beg and/supplicate, for favors,'but'to  demand a just right.    Being refused  he f wi thctrew"' from .the con ferencef  -Did such an action weaken his position; with . the-peopie of ��� British Columbia? 'flunphatically nol    Ohthe  contrary'-his position   was'..-'stronger"  than'"fever."...--��� People   l>egarr   to   see'  that McBride bad they welfare of the  province', ..over .whose...''destinies;.lief  then: presided,' at heart; and. that he  had afjust'trppreciation of her rights  and .values, /and   would fnot    be  swerved;from   his steadfast purpose^  of bblaiiiingf:all* that;;was in justice;  due to her. y The results"at: tlie -poll-,  i n'g��" booths 111 ron ghout'---1 lie--c tit i re.  country   show   beyond',:., the-shadow  ofa doubt that he has the people of  the'province f behind', him ''endorsing  all/Irisf actions -without ;question:.  I/'oligf may it: continue sof "fff'���';/��� ���'���":<���;/  Oury local 'contest -was exci t iirg  enough,   /although   from   the'....very.  start no saue'riran could be found in  the>:- district:   \vlib ...was., sanguine  enough to say-.ithat, Captain   Irving  would   Ije- elected.   f: It.; vvasysome-  'thiugy of   the '.:. nature  of a forlorn:  hope. -,  The petty- obstacles ;'thrown  iir tire,.way   of  DrviYoung by some  of the opposing party only served to t  sho\yhoWjWeak Wcisfthe.cause when  they had .tbfresort; to such tactics. '  Well, the strife is over, and it is up. to  oire arrd all tofbury f.the: hatcliet arrd  work    together    for   the    common  good.y The sooner harmony  is  restored the sooner will the good work  go on. - y  f Curtain. yf: 'T f  f.'Iii the'jlrorr Store formerly y  y'occupied by Stables; & Lumsden.  My.Goods are allf-Freslr :arrd  of "the. best quality.  ^Prices ���;  niodeVate.f-"!-f f:/'::.:-:::-^:K:f:vffy:yf;:f.  Psi'stStreet.  - &  iMW^AiKAAAASSi^^  ,KONKAD 'WAWRJCC.KA.fsMANAGlCR^  irewers;[fof:. 'Lager;^;Beer '/and'^Porter../  SMAIvL AND-^ARGF- ORDERS ^PROMPTLY'FIliLED^y";  &&&&&&��  -?iffiJ!p^^*��i^r!i*.r?i8%.!PsS^rM^  *���*&���. P0&p&.t ��*��**�������  values for   the people and exact full  ���measure  in   return for what is dis-  ,  posed of.  Some time ago Aire G.'P.P. made  overtures   to British Columbia'gov-  . eminent, .'.promising,'   if   their   demands were met  with,  to start construction from   the .western terminus ���immediately,    The government,  the McBride administration,' 'turned  'down'  their   offer.      The   railway  company   thereupon    delayed    the  commencement of the construction.  Their'next   move   was to  Ottawa,  trying their schemes oir the powers-,  that-be  there,   and,   when  all  else  failed, they   tried   to get their tools  and  puppets  elected   to the British  Columbia legislature, so that  when  measures  favorable  to  them   were  brought   up   in the House, all they  had   lo do   was  to pull thc strings  and the puppets   voted the way the  master mind designated..  This'scheme has been frustrated  by the vote of the people, showing  the absolute confidence an overwhelming majority of the voters  have in the cleatr and able administration of Premier McBride aird his  colleagues.  ���Another incident,  and a very important one at   that, was the. manly i  It appears "that persons Who have  taken   but ������"intentional papers':*: to  become naturalized  subjects in the  United  States   of  America,' sign a  document   to   the  effect lhat they:  will not  serve   under  thef King, of  England.      If this- is. the case'it is  only natural to doubt whether these  same people retain . their suffrage in  British colonies.    That"'it should be  possible   for  men   who are under a  solemn   pledge   not   to serve their  king,-and still   retain  the privilege  of voting for the representative government irr   British territories, is indeed a mockery   of justice and loyalty   to  the  constitution of thef empire. ."   This is a matter  of importance to all loyal citizens, and should  not     be     set    lightly   aside;   for,  although   irr   these  days  the  franchise  is  extended  to all sorts arrd  conditions    of   men,   who  rightly  claim   nationality���surely   the line  should be   legally   drawrr   against  those who cannot be classed as true  arrd loyal subjects of the crown.  :,VVvi,#S  .The^fBar.is sir pplied;/withf; hone'but   they/best; bnrrrds of yl/iquors y  y- *"-���:- arrd "Cigars/'rF  DIXON    &   SCHULZ,   Proprietors.   /  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B.-C.  FIRST   CLASS    RESTAURANT   IN    CONNECTION.  CHOICEST WINtS, LIQUORS AND ClOAHS���^CASt GOODS A SI'LCIALTY.  Tvy  IRON  PIPING,r."'STEEt - AND   BAR IRON,  DYNAMITE AND GELIGNITE,  y/v  GASOLINE."    -:-:" .v" ,-/-V  1  9  'e^ao)  Storks in Atlin and Discovery.  Ganadian Pacific Railway Company.  ALASKA   ROUTE   SAILINGS.  FOR   SALE  A 45*tan Bucyrus Steam Shovel  Irr good condition. Price reasonable. Apply to V. I. I-Iahn, Superintendent Rail Division, W. P. &  Y. R., Skaguay, Alaska. T'23  Steamer   Amur   sails   February   12th.  Steamer Beatrice sails  February 19th.  Sal I iiifi; fi-om Skagway 8 p.m. '  Direct  to Vancouver  and Victoria.  Ti't.iisi'ortiiiK: by mil or Ktoiimoi* to Soattlo without cxti'ii cIiuvkc.  Wo (jrivo ciuiclc sorvluo.    No iiiloriuodiuto cults.  Koi- rutos oi- iiiformution apply to  H. B. Dunn,  Auoiit. SlciiKway.  Timber License.  NOTICE is liot'oby bivoh tlmt lifter thirty  ilnys notice from ��luto I. intend to apply to  tlio CJIiinf ConmiLssionor of Laiulsiuul Works  for Special Wconso to out anil carry away  limber from tin; following: ileseriboil lands,  sit 1111(0 on tlio south .siile of .McKno I'ri'ck. in  Mil. Allin Dislriel,:  C'omiiieiii.iiiK' nt No. I post,, iiiuvkuil (J. 4V...  iiortli.ve.st eoi-ner, plnuteil about ouu-hall'  inili: on tin: .south sido ol' MuICuu, tlunuic  south S'l I'liains, lliencf. mist, 80 chains', thence  north 811 chains, thonco west: WI chains lo  point nf i.-iiiiiiiii>iii>r>iiii-u(.  J5i..ii- UliUUJjIi /Vi;4Uki..'  The Atlin Market Co,, Ltd.  FRESH   DRESSED   MEATS,   also  POULTRY  OF  ALL  KINDS,  Dressed to Order,  G^  DQE.LWEJR.".   Msunaaeirs- ATLIN,   B.  C,   SATURDAY,    FEBRUARY g,    tgo7  The following,  THE FUNNY COLUMN.  from the Vancouver World, nray amuse sorrrc of out-  readers.' It might be added that  the World is a paper ul' truth and  veracity, at least, so it claims.  Special to The World, from Atliu:  ��� "Al ti largely attended meeting of  the Allin district liberal association,  held on - Wednesday, Jan. rC, at  Discovery,-Captain John Irving, of  Victoria, one of thc pioneers of the  Atlin camp, received the unanimous  nomination as lire party,candidate  iir the Ibrlhc'oiniug provincial election.    Captain Irving reached Atlirr  ��� Friday evening, ,after 'a rough trip  Irom Victoria, and was warmly and  ��� heartily welcomed by the local liberals. At the official nomination  he was endorsed by John Kirkland  and W. Bray Couroy. The campaign will be vigorously conducted  by lhe liberal nominee aud his supporters. The local liberals are  solid aird united on their choice,  and the electiorr of Captain Irving-  is conceded. Tbe only question in  doubt is the size of his majority."  The local 'hot-air' peddler who serrt  such 'guff' out must have been 'hit-  ling the pipe' or have annexed himself to a bottle of 'hootch.-' It surely shows signs of a deranged mind.  That sort of chap should be writing  'penny awfuls,' the kind of literature that requires a lurid imagination and no conscience.  The young tourist from Loudon  was trying to have some fun at  Pat's expense. "Pat,'' said he,  "what is the meaning of the word  nothing?" "Sure, I can't explairr  it, sor, but ye'll find it in the place  where your brains ought to be."  A clergyman twice refused to  marry a couple - who came before  him, because, on both occasiorrs the'  bridegroom was intoxicated. The  clergyman said to the bride: "I  cannot understand why you come  to church with a man who is to be  vour husband in a state like this."  The young woman burst into tears,  and said: "I cannot help it, sir, he  won't come when he's sober."  The gravedigger of a little town  in .Scotland was induced to give up  his habit of hard drinking arrd sign  the pledge. At a public meeting  he gave his "experience." " I  never thocht to tell ye," he said,,  "that for a whole month I have na'  touched a drap o' onything. I've  saved enough to buy me a braw  oak coffin wi' brass handles arrd  brass nails���arrd if I'm a teetotaler  for anither month' I'll be wantin'  it."  They were on their honeymoon.  -He had bought a boat and had  taken her out lo show her how well  he could handle it, putting her to  tend the sheet. A puff of wind  came, and he shouted in no uncertain tone, "T,et, go the sheet!"    No  Fresh   line  hand al. K. L.  ol staple groceries on  I'illman's.    ,  NOTICE.  NOTKJIC IS IjliltlillY OIVUN that application will I..: Hindi: I.. I lie Lc^islal ivu .".sssm-  hl.V of.l ho l'l'iivinc of* Hritish Columbia,'at  its ut'M M-ssiou, fori an act to incorporate a  company with power It. construct, ci|iiip,  iitniiitiiiii ttu.l opcrnlr a Mae or lines of rail-  wny, uf Manilar.I or other u'liaj-e,' with any  kind of motor power, for the conveyance of  passenger-, und freifilil : (.'nminciiciu;�� from  soiin. point in I lie valley of t he ('hilUal- river,  at t lie iuteriialional boundary lino hei ween  .Alaska and Itrillsh ('ulumhiu; thence continuing op the valley of said river and  thri.tii;h t he pass at the divide between the  heailwiitern of the Chilkat. and t he.'ralslieii-  sliii.i rivers; I hence down Ihe valley uflho  'I'ntshcushini river to the huiiudury line between lli-il ish Columbia and the Yukon Ter-  rilory: t\ nil, with power 141 const met, i.per-  ate and luaiiilain all uccc.*,sur.v bridges,  roads, ways and ferries, and lo build, ;ic*  Miiirc, own and maintain wharves, and docks'  in connection therewith, and to build, uc-  ��� luiic, own, c'liiipc and maintain steam and  ot her vessels and bonis, and to operate the  same on any navicablo waters: and with  power to build, euuip, operate and maintain  telegraph and telephone lines iu connection  with thc said railway audbranel.es, and to  transmit messages I*jr commercial punioses,  aud to charge tolls therefor, and to generate  electricity for the supply of lijrht, beat and  power; and with power to expropriate lands  for tlie purposes of the company, and to ae-  (Uiire lauds, money bonuses,' privileges or  'other aids from the Kovernmcut, .municipal  ctjrporution, or other persons or bodies, and  to levy and collect tolls from alt persons 11s-  in^, aud on all freight passing; over any of  such roads, railways, ferries, wharves and  vessels built by the company; and with power to connect with aud make traffic or other  arrangements with railway, steamboat, or  other companies.; and to exercise sueh powers as are granted by parts IV and V of the  "Water Clauses Consolidation ;\el," and for  all oilier necessary or incidental rights,  powers and privileges iu that behalf.  Dated the IS'.li day of December. A.l">.. 11H.C..  HODWUl.b s- LAWS0N,  Solicitors for the applicants. j*itfS  J��  ��.  v"6'   -J*    o**    J&    *fi    ���/���*  ���graz-^-rag-ffii-^sisaraB-^^  KW2SSSSrf2SaS26.4wjiW3B3ffi  THE A1  rm  X  "\  ig-MgJtsir^igimisaEai^^^  FULL LINES OF  ties  Fl  our.  0. K.  BARBER SHOP.  J. W. T110jM1\S0N, manager.  BATHS FIFTY CENTS  Private Hi.trance for Indies.  ATLINTO LODGS  A. F. & A. M.  No. 12, G. Ii. 1$. C.  tteirular communications held on the first  Thursday of each mouth  in the A. 0. U. W. Hall,  Third Street.  Yisitiny: brethren cordially invited  Highest  Prices Paid  For   Furs !  "LOUTS  LEVY  Representing Joseph Ullman, N. Y.  Will make Regular Trips  to Attin to liny Furs.  1121  /leats,   Hay   and   Oats,  r.  [Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes,  Furniture, Crockery and Glassware,  e  Carpets,   Oilcloth   and.  Linoleums.  ���j"^,^..T?,l  Ses  u  95  e ���wstric  Why sr.sn out wiikn vou can gitt coons as cheap iiruk?  Atlin, Nugget and Grape Rings and all hinds or .Jewelry maun  fact iii-ecl on the premises.  fine New Stock ot Watches, Clocks, Jewelry and Diamonds  Watches from ������?r>.00 up. .\^ei.ts for Columbia Gramophones.  Silverware, Cut Glass, Hand Painted China, Souvenir Spoons  & s  9     ATT.IN   AND   DISCOVKKY,  .'.'.hS, -��� -~������~~- '.  Synopsis of  Canadian Homestead  Regulations.  response. Then again. "Let go  that sheet, .quick?" Still no movement. A few minutes alter, when  both were clinging to the botton of  the overturned boat, he said: "Why  didn't you let go that sheet when I  told you, clear?" "I would have,"  said the bride, "if you had not been  so rough about it. You ought to  speak more kindly to your wife."  The  latest  Bourne's.  magazines  at  C.  R  A   NY aval...  /~\    the Railway lielt iu Hritish Columhi  may be homesteadod by any person  who is  the solo head of a family, or any male over IS  years of aire, to the extent, of oiie-i|imrter  section of IliO acres more or less.  ISntrj- must be made personally at. the local  land ofliee for tlie district, in which the land  is situate.  The homesteader is reiiuired to perform  the conditions connected therewith under  one. of the following plans:  (1) .Vt least six months' rosideiieo upon and  cultivation of the laud in ouch year for three  years.  (2) If the father (or mother, if the father is  deceased) of the homesteader resides upon a  farm in the vicinity of tliu land entered for,  tho reiiuiremeuts as to residence may bo  satisfied by such person re.sidin.jr with tho  fatiior or mother.  (IO If tho settler has his permanent residence upon farming land owned by him in  tho vicinity of his homestead, tho reiiuiremeuts as to residence may ho satisfied by  residence upon the said land.  Six months' notice in writing .should be  tfivou to thcConimissiouerof Dominion Lands  at Ottawa of intention to apply for patent.  Coal lauds may be purchased at ��10 per aero  for soft coal and $2(1 foe anthracite. Not moro  than !!2() acres can' bo iiciiuii-uil by 0110 Individual or company. Uoyalty at the rate of  ton cents per ton of 2,000 pounds shall bo collected on the ki'ohh output.  .V. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior  N.U.���Unauthorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for. jylil-Om  Safety  Deposit Vaults.  Watchmakers and Manufacturing Jcweirs.  <$-��-��-�� �����������������������������-*>��������������������������<$  They1Tare���Waitmg'~for   You!  "���-^-���-O-^-KS  a'ins  IN  IG.  ^'SSEKa-.- IO lO. I" ^  Mssis and Bry $%&��>��$&  full  Carpets', and.'House Furnisisiags  LINE    OK    BOOTS    an��.. SHOWS,  also'   GOLD    SEAL    HIP    GUM.  HOOTS.  1*9  Atlin and  Discovery, B. C.  Successors to J. H.  Richardson.  ��-���-���������-���-��-*-���-���-��-  !~*-*~��^>  The  Canadian '"Bank- of  .ommerce.  CAPITAL    PAID    UP   $10,000,000.  RESiiuvi-:,  $5,000,000.  Branches of the Bank at .Seattle,  San Francisco,  Portland,  Skagway, etc.  Exchange sold on all Points.  A TUN  BRANCH.  Gold Du.st Puuchaskd.  J.  A. SMITH, Man:'  ���...r. 'ATLIN, B. C.. SATURDAY,  FEBRUARY 9 1907.  Predictions For  The .Next Provin-  cit'.l Elections.'  (My John Irving���copyrighted.j '  Tuesday the stage left Atlin at r  ��� p.m. carrying out Captain John Irving, 11 firry Howard, A. Barrister  and Mrs. Callaghan as passengers.  John Roxborough was also aboard'  bound for Squaw Point road house.  George S. Cummings took a photo  of the party just as they drove on  to the ice'.  The Captain goes first to Whitehorse and then oir to Victoria. He  says he Iras been defeated but he is  not yet beaten, and lie will be in  agaitt to try conclusions. The next  , time he comes- before the political  footlights he will have for his 'star'  the dough ti' "Billy" Meltnicss,  who, like - the Captain, does rrot  know when he is beaten. He believes iu the old adage:���"It is rrot  the number of times you fall, but  the number of times you rise  again." .Such ��� perseverance arrd  courage is worthy the highest commendation.  "Billy," according to the gallant  Captaiir, will be the 'main squeeze,',  arrd will be backed by a very strong-  serio-comic   company  of   world-renowned   artists,   whose efforts, will  be sure to please as they will appeal  lo all  classes  iir   the camp.    They  will   play   about a two-weeks'   engagement,    touring   the   creeks in  their own  auto-caravans  somewhat  after   the   faslriorr of the  up-to-date  circus.    The  Captain,   after his experience with our local talenl, says  he will not   bring along* any   funny  men, clowns   or jesters,   as we have  in our mislst the very best the world  can   produce.     Of course this  last  statement   must   not   be   taken  too  seriously, the  Captain, no doubt, is  giving   us a "jolly."      Money   will  be  shipped   in   during- the summer  when   freight   rates   are   low,   and  notices sent to all the hotels to have  a full supply oir hand of all kinds of  'good   cheer,"  so   that   everybody  may   have  a  liue time.      Nothing  will be  done  in the way of making  tiresome   speeches in which rro   orre  takes   the   slightest interest*.     Give  the people plenty of amusement and  no   politics   and   you   will   capture  their votes.  As soon as the details of the glorious scheme are sent in we will publish them irr full so that orre arrd all  may prepare for a treat.  Le capitaine est mort--longue  vie an Capitaine.  Tin*-, Atj.in Claim received a  little token of the thoughtfulriess ol  our premier, in the form of an  acknowledgment of our small endeavors in behalf of the cause.  Victoria, B.C., Feb. 5, '07.  Tin-  Ci.aiim,  Atlin, B.C.,  My best thanks for your valuable  assistance iu victorious campaign.  K. McBride.  CURLING.  day,  THE "ROSS'.! TROPHY. .  ., The following drawing has   been  made   in   the   competition    for this  trophy:  Fraser vs. Bragg.  Nichol vs. Smith.  Cunnrrings, G. S. vs. Dowlirrg.  Gigol vs. Williams.  Kershaw vs. Sinclair.  Cuiumiiigs, J. v Fetherstouhaiigh  ' Vickers vs. Wheeling.  Young vs. Jamieson.        ,-  Anderson vs. Masletl.  First   round   to be played Satur-  Ecbruary 9th.  THE "BROWN" TROPHY.  Wheeling skip, Cummings, J.,  Bragg, Cuniniings, G. S.  Smith skip,' Dowling, Kershaw,  Hasletl.  Fettrerstonl'iaugh skip, Vickers,  Young, Gigot. .  Fraser skip, Williams, [aiuieson,  Nichol.  Dates for the commerrcement of  the competition and rules governing  same will be posted later.  Messrs J. A.' Fraser and J. A.  Smith have donated handsome individual -trophies (gold cufflinks)  for team competition.  The second last rourd was played in the Kappele competition Friday evening.  USE  OUR  UMNS-   ������*  ���-���-���<5><*>�� ��� ���-��� �������� �������������������� +-*-+-* ��� 4 * ��� -��-���-��-<$  ADVERTISING COL-  &. -j*  &  'Placing before the public  life  many,  advantages of  . the district is the object of  McDonald's ' Grocery     makes  a  specialty of fresh eggs and butter.  SPECIAL   MEETING.  C  A Special Meeting of the Board  of License Commissioners will be  held in the Court House, Atlin, B.  C, orr Thursday, March 7th, 1907,  at the hour of n a.m., to cbrrsider  the following Liquor License applications:  HOTKL J.iCKNSK.  Hudson's Bay Co., hotel, at Porter's Landing, Dease Lake, B. C. ���  Hudson's Bay Co., hotel, at Mc-  Dame Creek, Dease.  Hudson's Bay Co., hotel, al Tel  graph Creek, B. C.  \V. Ii.  VlCKKKS,  Chief License Inspector.  Atlin, B.C., Feb. 7th, 1907.  This, cannot be successfully accomplished without the generous support of  the  business  people and  the residents.  SEND US TOUR SUBSCRIPTION  .$������������������������������������������������������������������ ���<���><���>-  >-*-*-+<��>  While great credit is due to the  committees who worked for Dr.  Young in Allin and Discovery, the  Spruce Creek brigade deserve special mention for their untiring efforts  for the good of the cause. There i.s  nothing to beat a whole-hearted endeavor coupled with a faith in you  leader. Those who went to Wyn-  toti and Log Cabin also deserve a  mecle of praise.  Tenders For Placer Mining.  TI5SDI5US on pereentnu'e I.iims will l.o  received liy tlio iiiidersij;nod until noon on  Monday. I'olirniiry l.Stli, 11107; for the working out of tlio iinworkcd portion of tlio  "Texas" liill claim, on Spruce crock, recently  operated liy tlio late Messrs. Meliwan aiiil  Iturnyoat.  Lessen to luivu free, use of all tools, limber  uml sluice l.oxcs IjoIoukIiik to the property  anil not to lie rospousihle for the royalty,  The highest or any tinnier not necessarily  accepted.  J. A. I'KASEK,  Gold Comissioner.  Atlin, II. (J., I'-ehi-uary fit'i, 1007.  IOB  PRINTING AND  COMMERCIAL WORK.  CARDS, POSTERS AND HAND BILLS   �����*   *  Executed Cheaply,   Promptly and Satisfactorily.  THE CLAIM OFFICE.  Hampton   &.   Durie, Proprietors.  Discovery.  Ol'JCN DAY AND NIGHT.  First-class Restaurant hi connection  iiettdciuartors- for ilixoii'ti stuue.  ED.   SANDS,   Proprietor.  A Strictly   First-Class  Hotel.  Only the  Choicest Wines,  Liquors and  Cigars used.  DISCOVERY, 13. C.  Atlin View   .  Letterheads  We still have a few  pads left. The only  Letter Paper to use  when you are writing to your friends in  the East.  To be had at The Claim office.


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