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The Atlin Claim 1905-01-21

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 h<  h'^i  !'' ��� ' '���' -  u  h  'Vi  *-  r   ''5.  ii,*  r >' v  #,  HE  r-%  VOL.  ia.  ATLIN,   11. C,    SATURDAY,    JANUARY     2i,     1905.  VG  Mining Development!  Atlin    District.  At the close of'one year and-at  the beginning of another,- it is interesting to look back over tlie past  twelve months and note what. pro:  gress the Atlin Camp has made.  We have not experienced any  boom and 110 fortunes have been  made, but if increased gold output  per capila^andthe discovery of new  areas of workable ground is any  criterion of growth, we can well  claim that the Atlirr District has advanced materially.  Fortunately, or unfortunately,  according to bur view point, large  areas of prospected ground, as well  as the previously acquired uu-  prospected areas, have been acquired by the companies, and the:  trend ot events during the past year  indicates that vwithin a measurable  length of time1'the country will be  in the hands of organized capital.  Looking at things fiom the-vantage  ground of our present knowledge of  the area and richness of our .old  cbamaels that'traverse the. benches  adjacent to, the present creeks, we  cannot but consider the advantages  that would have accrued to the  District, if, at the beginning "ofj  things in this Camp,-.placsr claims  had been even 250 feet square, and  iiad no 80-acre leases contiguous to  the rich creeks been granted, for it  is admitted by all that the extensive areas of placer deposits in this  District would have given emplov-  ' aneut to some thousands of individual miners.  W��e   Creek.  The year 1904 has done much to  increase our knowledge of our District, has broadened our conception  ol its resources a.nd given us faith  in the permanence and solidity of  the mining industry. To appreciate what we have, it is necessary to  visit' the different creeks ��� see  the workings of the hydraulic companies, grope your way into the  drifts, and dive down the timbered  shafts of the individual miners.  Ou Pine Creek, Willow Creek, Ta-r  Flats and Gold Run,���all portions  <sf the same or different runs in the  Pine Creek system,���the Tes nits of  development work during 1904  have been perfectly satisfactory,���  under the sloping hillsides, covered  with brush and timber, with he ivy  sand-banks and i-u) placss strata  of boulder clay overlaying the yellow leads liave been discovered.  and benches, hitherto considered  valuless, have been found to be well  worth working.  The Pine Creek Power Co.,  whose president is Mr. F. T.  Blunck, and hydraulic superintendent, Mr. M. W. Loveridge, owns  the largest and most complete hydraulic plant in the District, and  actively prosecuted hydraulic operations in the south benches of. Pine  Creek. They moved something  like 130,000 cubic yards of gravel,  sand   and   boulder  clay,   stripping  some 10,000 square   yards   of  bedrock.    W il-had not   been   for the,  particularly hard   stratum  of clay:  which overlies the pay-gravel, this  company    would    have    moved   a  greater yardage of gravel, for they  have 2,000 miner's inches of water 1  at their command and   use   two 7-  inch monitors iu   each  of  the two  pits operated during the season.  A little way further-up the creek,  a new company, organized and  managed by Mr. J. Mv. Ruffner audi  called the North Columbia Hydraulic Co.. purchased outright the  Eastern leases from _J.be Eastern-  Hydraulic Mining Co., together  with ditches and plant. This company installed their plant and  opened up a pit, cutting a narrow  gash in the yellow leaG and demonstrating -.the continuous, course of  the channel iu the south .benches of  Pine.  On the old Caledonia Group,, a  small area of ground, worked under  the management of Mr, F. M.  Brackelt and owned by the Atlin  aud Willow Creek Mining Co., and  just adjacent to the property ofthe'  North Columbia - Co., produced  $15,000 during the past season.  Though Willow Creek lay'dormant, it-was not.on account, of the-  lack of values, but until an economical aiid satisfactory method of-mining that.flat ground has been evolved. The advent of steam shovels  into the District, which is promised  for 1905, and the successful installation and operation of these giant  diggers will solve the problem of  profitable working much such  ground in Atlin.  Tar Flats,-which seem to form  the link between Gold Run arrd.  Willow Creek channels, having  been purchased by the Switzer  Robinson Corporation, is the sphere  of active drilting operations during  this winter lays'having .been given  lo some six different paumerships  on this ground. -Tlie work now  being carried on only demonstrates  that the good opinion' formed by  the purchasers of the property is'  justified by results. We hope to  see a large steam shovel plant in  operation here in the near future.  Gold, Run, thai old glacial run  which parallels Fine Creek and  whose limits are still'undefined,  was Ihe scene of the first attempt  at dredge mining in the Atlin District. The British-American Dredging Co.,���W. O. Switzer, general  manager,��� operated their liucyrus  continuous bucket type dredge  during die summer. "While tlie  prognostications of ihe piumulcis  and builders of lhat perfectly constructed machine had to be considerably modified, it was amply  shown that when tight, heavy  ground is shaken .tip by deep blasts,  and tlie excessive-wear and tear on  the lips of tlie buckets deviated by  'the'introduction of hooks of heavy  construction inlo   the  bucket  line,  with the view to tear up the ground, 1  success, will   attend the  dredgers'1  operations.    Active drifting opera-;  lions were also carried-on ,by .many  miners, with variable success.     On  this creek is to be seen  one   of the  most perfectly laid out drill,   mines  in Atlin, and, indeed, 011 good authority, anywhere ���: it is that owned  by   Mr.    A.    P.   Thomas.  '  After  years of preparatory work, he is in j  position to take out the pay gravel  in a. most economic manner.  Spruce   Creek.  While Pine Creek flows more  water than Spruce, the' latter is the  longest creek in the Pine Creek  watershed, and pay gravel has been  found for a distance of jo miles of  its length. .During the past season,  despite the constant, litigation, the  individual miners reported to the  Government Office as having won  over $90,000 on this creek, which,  however, does not represent the.  total amount won by them, as many  of those who win an amountJessi  than 5i52,ooo, do not make .any re-;  port, royalty being only charged en  all over aiid above that figure.  From Discovery .to .1.20 below has  been th-'..scene of active placer raining inuuighottt 1904, and in the  front.benches'dTifting is being cou-  tinuoysly prosecuted, some 115 men  working underground this winter.  J1 would i.-sem tliat the gold bearing channels of Spruce Creek looki  a more or less direct course, while  the present creek winds considerably. One observes that invariably  where there is a bend iu the .creek,  forming, as it. were, .an arc of a  circle, tire chord is represented by  the pay channel.  As   rin  illustration   of   this   fact  and also of one   of the  good   drift  mines on  Spruce  Creek, we   have,  only lo mention the  property pur-1  chased   by  Messrs.  Berger, Sweet!  and Fleming froui   Pat  McNichol.  This partnership lias  driven a tun-'  nel 400 odd feet into the hill, from  a point iu a bend about   120 below  discovery,, wlaeme the creek deviates  most from a straight course.    After  driving through solid rim rock for  a  distance  .uf   200   feet,   the   pay  channel was encountered  and subsequent    development    work    has  proved that it crosses the bend.  Two new Spruce Creek companies caiue into .being in 1904.  One of these was the Spruce Creek  Power Co., with Mr. E. T. Blaine  as manager, and Mr. Hays Haslett,  hydraulic superintendent. This  company acquired all the  interests  the Camp IlanieJl Mining iViiliivi-  ship, the Blue Canyon L';u inu' hi';,,  and nearly all the iru'ividiial '.������ < i-  a tors adjacent to I lie Bint.- Canyon on Uppar-Spruce deck. Ti-i  company began construction 011 .;  dredge specially designed to si:.'-'  cessfully cope with conditions! ,->  Blue -Canyon, A 'being a ~t yi loot  open connected Lype, elevator,  dredge. A right-of-way 7J.' iviik:;  long was cut out, and a pole ':::���.-  erected, to connect .with power hi;..  from Pine Falls to Gold Run. Th>.  company transported soir,c\joo tun1  ot material, built the most itp~;r.-  dale dining-:i"eom,k'ilj.-Iieii arid- ��� ...--  ing cpvriTtcrs for the crew, and gut  so far advanced with tire coiisti ���i<v-  tioii'oi the dredge that they promise  to be digging' by the.middleof June.  Just below the above company'*  property is the -extensive aiea  known as the Crown Group ot  hydraulic leases ��� comparatively  flat ground,���.which will have to be  worked by some mechanical method.  Considerable prospecting work was  done by .the holders "with distinctly  encouraging ��� results, and we look  forward wilhconfideucc-lo the discovery of rich pa}'on 1I1 is property.  Ofthe smaller properties ou which  active work was carried on, wc  might mention The Gladstone Hydraulic Mining. Partnership, ���  Messrs. W-heelock & McClosky,  managers. This partnership owns  rich bench ground, but, like all concerns on Spruce Creek requiring  water in'quantity and good dump,  they have to bide their time, untii  the creek ground is worked out.  On Little Spruce, a shaft 27 fc-jt  iu depth was sunk by Messrs. Robinson & Brow.n,-on ground'held by  them. T-his is the beginning' ofthe  prospect rug of this creek. . Jt is  quite possible, that some ofthe uki  channels ol" Spr.uce underlie thv  modern formations .of its sm.ii!  neighbors.  [A description of the mining dc-  veJopment on our oilier creeks during the past yuax will be .given nexi  week.] '     -  Our   -Roads    Good    and   inexpensive.  Ati article .Referring to "T-Iigl -  way Construction in Alaska/' ii,  the Engineering rrnd 'Mining Join -  mil of New York, by C. W. Ptir-  ington, -who was sent cut to p  port 011 general 'mining .conditio m  !' ihe Consolidated  Spruce  Creek , in this Northern couuMy., and wh.>  visited  Atlin    District -during   tin  past summer, draws  particular  attention  to   the   ease   with   which  roads are constructed in Ihis Camp  compared with  the Yukon an ! t!  different mining districts  throughout Alaska.    'In ;a table of the emu  para live costs, .vve note lhat Atiiir;.  roads average 'Oiie-teulli Mess th :v.  those in any other.part-of the No; {'..  being onSy $300 \-ogrxjawpetzuik-.  i'lacers, Ltd..,and installed a plant,  beginning hydraulicing operations  al a point about 135 below .discovery. Their workings exposed  a pint ol the " blue lead" which so  often merges into the "yellow "on  Spruce and Pine Creeks.  The second new company, The  Uritish Columbia Dredging Co.(  Mr. A. C. Deiiiiis'tou, general manager, consummated  their deal with  i-ro  c>    " .C.f���-"-V  "v        V m }  A.ICUI'K;,^' 'B.:::\C., > /S ATUR:CM^, "j; JAN CJARY ���-::? r,:;.' 1905-  M^MIM^&em,  i'ni. A TLIM CI.AI.V. ir.n'uni-lTHEn cvsnv cr.TUnor.v  ���  ��� r.ionri1 nc..;.:  mAjlt-d   ritcc   to >ny   part or thc  ,-  IV: won lo. for r.Q ctzrnv   pen month';- tn.oo  Wen  .   . v-:a;i.     ADycmisiNG-nATCr.: >.:-.oo pen inch-each  iri-.i-nTion ; rtadino n oticcs,-ac cents a likc  -     t,r>CCI.\V:   RATES     ti N     PPLICATIO N, , V     '"'  V.-.; VV.v..V-:V;::..-.;.?qi5 .fHlNTINti::-: v''V: .-' -V:'/;'-  . rilLL-HIt.-.Da. ;   .'       ,   V    .   POSTERS,      ''-        '   VISIT.IHG    CARD!)  ui-.ttch-h-acs,V ���',������'-���,��� PnOGnfiMf.tr.-;, V etc..' riTc. -     ,'*;.  '/'  -^-;, -   y.   .ORDER 3. t-KOMPTLY   EK ICUTCO.. .! =  .:.''..'        r>nict:a mooeratc. '.:.'..'���'.'   '''  .TuE.ATLUf GiiAi-M ; Paiir.iSHiNc. Go.-.'  ,.:A;..C..1-liiiscii-i'i5iiuV'-Pii3i'iiriiii;6''K':--: ������:��� "'���';;/.'  V- ;    ,' ;;:;V   V: J::    ���I'>MKS\Sl'M|.SON:.JliASAdEl!.  ���;;. .;;���; Apropos;;; of ���'- "the:'-vAtlin:Juneau  '���yWagon^oad,--��� the: vf:ore-ruii!ier::of  van; electric .road;;~'btir esteemed  .'������ eonte in pbrary,-Tlie; Daily, Alaskan,  ;c asks '"[:::-.' Why;11c-t builcl/i tv ;'to]3yan^  ;'':;e6iivcri or::Sah:Eraucisco,: Moutreak  ;::-or-:N,ew^  ;..;.tion o(: bur contemporary; we may'  'say���'that tlie roadproposed is only  ; apart of aschenie tqebnriect 'Atlin.:  V"To\vu:with: the':business; centres of  ���  the.\vorld..''.';:,:'../V ��� . -: .;���; v   ;'vv;.v  v:-'.-;''.;.- The. White.Horse ladie9; are' up  : .."sxn --ariiis;������. because:���.ho.' ..provision1 Vis  V.vv; "-made :1m 1: their aiuuseiaient: and:-ier  ���:;; vsreatib^^^^  ::$;'':Strbller:-:! ''-in.^he^^White^^oi'se  ^Kveniu^S^  v-alsoelainivthat vllic- "young;, men;of  ' ���; v: Whi t6; Ijo'rse'rd on', ty,' 1; i; p w vrnis t let be  ^^(^  "J^vvyouiigvla^^  :-;;;-,;;thernVspeii't;:,.^  ^T;: '"van dn h eff ��� she" - sst;::directly;;*uhdef%  ; '.sprig :of:;:miSitletoe--ai!d:there wis  ;;v';nbthiiig, ^  :;vbff:in:the;bon)e'ry"as-stiff'^as though.  : vL>lscb^^^  'i vTwoof ;Our.local sports'.returned  ' fro in;  a;; hunting;. trip; to,;; Wright  Creek last week,and.reported /.good'  sport, 'as,thei'r. well-filled game- bags  verified. .'.Ptarmigan  will   be   the,  ���biihb.f-'fa'r.e^for.fhe:.;.iiextj'fe\v:.days'{ .���'���,;  :;.There i arc "about/ fifty   miners  d'i'ifting;;;on;Pirie Creek this -win ter;  aud;all are;making a good:showing  with tlieir wviUei'durnps. =V: VV:   vV v:;.  ������������.-'������������;���'.- "y ,-;.', I,:--. ���:-,'.'' ������;.,���..���.���;:,   ���'.".'.'. ..V,.-;-;.:-' :-;-;X  ,.;;v;We::arevsqrry'to...hear;.-that V Win.\  <y Shea,: of TuIce,, .0'SIieaV& God-;  da rd;1-had;; lb .-. quit-' work -owing; to'  ill; healthv ���,'���' 'We-hope^io^see ; him  ("111 i yv:reeo ve red -a fter.;: a'} few: lfioii ili.s':  'restCo^VX^'vO-v^  .;-.:��� A sleigh loadibf^our'citizens :al-  leiided;lhe ; Carnival; herck;Vi.nr:Athn;  hist -vweek, Avherevthey: fully 'eiijoyed:  tliem.seiyes 'oh. the'v.b^aiitiful'sireet'v'b'f  ice .provided-\iy'the ''VHappy'' care-*;  taker v'.'oT, 1 tlie :Ailiir :Curling -and  Skaliug'.'Ri:niv;.vvY';^  :.;. Word li as been, ^received that our  old townsman;'.- J.: :G. ;Cornell,^has;  ' purc.llased;a; wel 1-stockecl ranch -i00  niiles soil th-east; of Calgary, on ...iii e;  Bb\y -Pvivei',;aiid:;is.gbihg: iiitovcattle  raising.S^-We;. wish 'rhini' evei'y success iir his new venture.   :;;;";���;  mm  mu  i5Millii:IS��l  M  M.^HrrCT3J.I*^f��^^,<'��JTrw;^T^J�� r^W.ltf-,CW  ..':��� J,WllY1SRN!),:O.U'r,\ViHKS YOU CAN.CiKI: ci'oOUS  AM "CHE il" 11EUE?  ; V        ���'.'::     ,'::';'  V  Atlin,;iKii'sget and   Grape  RingiVaiidViill luiids ol  Jowoli-y���iiiinui-  ' fact il roil ,01 it hu.'iii'piiilsus....;...;      ..-.':'��� 'V';.; v... ';.V       ���������}::���'.: -,;. ---vVV: '���*-. ':a 'V ' V^V-V.;  ;.'Uiiiu  New  Stock  of   VVatches,   CIocTi  . "\Viil'(jlid��"-f rcitii.' Sfl.00 : ���,;��� ������;  Jewelry   u'.iul������.'.;Dicsrnonds;  Silvoi'\Arsi!'e, Cut Glass, Wand Painted China, Souvenir Spoons,  WATGHMAICERS:";ANb:;';M^^^^  W  lT  iQ  ��v;:  ATLIIMVA-  DISCOVERY;.  v....-���;";   .".^a��^-���.",:-",' -   ���y'.;-..;p-V��^*VvvGbiciv.SGar''T:G;u^  : Gur :Goods are: the vBest;;and !Q  mm  t-H'-.i  &*  .���������  v;':\''St'..'Petersl:/ur  exp'lainsvlhe  gave' .parole;  aprisouer of: |  bent oii.liini: t||  ports,'of dcfeiice*  ^Tokio;,';:V;  .the capf'ure:;at:|i  i'lins,''"ij'a.'oj'p'; sji]  powder, b.v e i'i Wfri.  rine'aniihiinililNj  ^St-VFetcrsbiM  scripLiou's.tbtl/fi  ���'������ ;������ ������'-''-'. ���,-' -;  : Vv, B^,  subscribed \villv  Si  i.��iC;goptl,:vFe  vj-  are Vsure:��� they';ihbr;-i!,:;v<~y  oughly-enjoyed theniselves. 'vv.vv-; v.v    ^^  .-':'.-:���',A hockey'team.will sboif be^brv-  ���ganizeci aiidinatches be tw'eeii Allin  aiid-Discovery; will ''���';be..;;.pne.:-.b.f;.:..'tli'e  atlrac5ip^rs:6f'Ifche3^  .:���;-;A ' concert^ will  be..���..heldliri.'/the  .0  lie had"sciatic'aj'and;; talked   about  .iiirciirves. ���and. -��� out-curves Jn ' the  game of curling. "Tlie big ninny."  ;;'; Thc"Atliri. Claim has received no-  Gomplaiuts from the la dies of Atlin  that  our ..young ..men' are   at   all  .-.remiss: in either: of the ) above  resnect^' :���' - .-., /���'���.������  ; Now as tlie ice is; getting; firm,  for the'sake of the   public   health,  '.we':.had   all y.better   adhere  to   the  . ���r.e^iilatibiid.  resr.ectiug  'the   water  ; llbies;������'-���: vv; ; v :r--^.:.^--:r~r~\ ^-.~^:\ .'���  vAtlin-Jttneati   :;Roacl ���-Action  by tii��  Board o-t Trade.  At a meeting of lire Atlin District  Board of Trade, held   on   the   151I1  iust., the Councilor the Hoard ivas  >i.p-piintecl  a-  coiu-mittec   to  collect  '.-/ini'or'matioii and data, on   the  proposed route for a wagon;road coastwise   from,  Atliu,   communicating'  with :tait   water  on   the  estuary, of  the  Taku   River  or  at   or  iu  the  'iieighi'ou.'l'.ood of Juneau.  At; ���;..;���';!    Wednesday's    Council'  ���  niec-li'iig-,   considerable   information  was   presented    for   consideration,  ���lOgethct' with' a r;>ii^h sketch ofthe  din'erent jioi'-sibh; routes, giving ap-  ���proiviiital^- distances,   and   a   sub-  , cw'.iiiniu'ee formed 10 collect further  iulonnaUoi! iuid'dnifi a report to the  bond, to be .submitted at an  early  <\-i^:.    J,atcr, wiu:\ !he rnatter has  !>'^eii brought  into a definite shape,  doubtlessly, a   public  meeting'will  b^   -caiicd   and   a   pvlitiou    widely  circulated, lo be signed by the rc:-.i-  d.en.ts  of th::   Distiict,   urging the  construction   of   l.he   road   on    the  VrOveMKiunt,   ;.!'.;oiigi;   our   Rcpre-  s;:jntati\'e.  A urc;ctiiig of thc Council is called  ;'..!��� ''.ioiui-iv t-vc'dug. lo further dis-  ia,n-, ��� 'b.a matter.  .-:.,; A. meeting Avas held in Discover}'  011 the \~i th to, elect .'three. iire:ward-  ens'vtor-'igos.v, ;A fairly"'''representa!--  tiycgatheriiigof citizens metal tlie  Police;.Station:and A-vLvvGalariio,.  :PaufKggert:aud,O.Ti:. Gonlej'vv^ere  .:e^^:cted:Lo.lillvllle:[.���llaces.;..of..:..the:i;el]i^-  i'ng:. .wardens; ; Discovery, niv the  past, has,been very -fortunate in regard tovfires,:; never vdiaving :any,  serious,loss' in that:respect,' but the  ! Own has little or rvo protect ion,"ev-  cepty:\vhat can1, be obtained frbui-  ho.iiseh'olcl buckets and'. water.-.bar-'  r'elsv:  vA .good/force  pump with a  few hundred:feet of hose should be  -   :.-..-.���: -1  ���'���.-���        ��� ��� ������' ���  got at once, lo'<-give, the  residents  a .feeling of security, should a big;  fire..occur. :: This, is a .mutter, that  should be a lien ded ,to. wit bout, delay, and every resident arid business  man subscribe what they can to cle-  fni'ys the cost of the fire apparatus.  A fewTfire;extinguishers throughout  thetowu-would not.be amiss. '/::.v,;  ..: The.event vbfvtbe'week was-, the  opening pt" theuew skating rink on  Monday, night.",; The   ice;, was-,in  fairly   good   coiidiiion, considering  the trouble of getting .water sufficient to flood with. : Wells'were sunk  in   the-'immediate'-'vicinity; .of. the  rink, and with patience   and perseverance ilia committee were rewarded "by��� a;good .sheet   of ice aiid''a  goodly iitteudaiic   on'  the   opening  night.   Spruce, Pine, and the other-  creeks were well   represented; and  Allin turned out en   masse.     l''uur-  horse teams, stage loads and cutters  galore: poured into' the   lillie  bu'r'g  about 7.30, and at ,8 o'clock skal-  ing.was in full swing.    '1'lie Spruce  Creek Orchestra \vas in attcnuauce,  and   rendered   some   choice   selections   during   the   evening,   intc-r-.  s.perced   with   Ixig-pijie   .selections  from Piper   McKay.    The   skating  was   kept   up   right   merrily   until  9.30, when hoi cdfiee, lea ami cake  weie   dispensed   by'the  ladies   of  f)r.-;ci>very in the comfortable waiting-room of the rink.    Skatirrg was  then   resumed   until    10.30,   when  our   visitors   left  for  home.    The  Nuggetl-IallVonvv^lhiin's'''-  fht.  Jaii.? 25th/ in 'aid of .the: Skating  K iiik.--;;;'--;;:;'r; '--���-.'':;;-;:'ft-;; - -'''���'-'^:- "}^^^-  "���'���' :j:::T:':vRcga]i'.s:vHardware:Stbr.e'i;  DiscoA^erxs;\yi 11 v be...������'open ;for,orders,  every'Sunday:��� GKQyvM AT thkavs.'  ALASKA    ROUTE   SAii;i NGS--  .:- TheV'following; Sailings;;are: srh-  nouriced?for;the;monih:::of Jrinuary;  leaving-Skagway;;at-Kyp.:;ni:::':;,i ;,;/;'���;..  '- Amur,'.'.:::.:, v. JauVviolh;arid;;25th;;  " ���.-'���-��� F o f f ii f t li er in for m a t i 0' 1 r;: a p',p 1 y" o r  writevto.;'.;;'���.';:;H: E;:.;Di;nk;,-; Agent, ���;: v-  :;::; ;;^.:;;v-.::r ;::vSka:gwa)',.;;Al'i:rHa:  opening.';:;:;;-  VvrvMouirealj^Jiirf,!]  ;Ppi'te::-;feceivecl-:  hiateVlheSprbBai  ward;v;ani;l^;Oii|  'visit'.vCaYm'U'jTv  ���'s"ays;the repbrUJ  :.  "'riie'lSilowiiil  '.:������'������������:.:,'..., ;.��-'.:.':-.-*l  elected';:.;;, v ���''���,I  ViclO!vi:f;;'.;;i:;:.V::j  Nelson, .;.;;;���..;..���;  Ivpsslarid^^Vi.v^l  yaucou.ver,  Over/.  >.l'2'.p0'0;  Nel'soii as'.tlievrl  l&fm  CtJy.S:  vWe wi 11 take ont-door ���6r under  ground   liu'lurre.  .5 /-r  >"  4J-J.   plain  tnoii 11 led, ,,at the following' rales  ���per  x  i.i  3.00   ;"..;  mounted :   v.  .'-.'$8.00..'.. pep  ��� 5.00 v;",:  P i c t u re P.os t C a rcl s.:  m&  <Kalf-Dos... ;���:���';;  Dbz.v .  Half-Dos. : \  [Dos. o^= uncier-V  '<R��*-:.~J! ",��".- '-���'  mm  M  IV-  THIS HOTEL IS  STOCKED; WITH  : :    -VTHE   BEST   OF "GOODS;:,:;;  : Sizes';* ._J.Ghi':sCGuzes-: Py&i2.  D;xcn(��i.   G-dS-.-als,  t-rop rioters  0*  ��k.  MtrnM-Bmrnm  ;'���;.-���.v..;-���:���:'���;��� ;Discovery;.:.:;:,  OPivN  DAY: AN-D  NIGHT  :ti&'���"���- '���>- -n'i'  ^0mm  . ^. v (Bobbie Burn's Night); ���"������:���  DON ADD ROSS,  Cii/.irjia'.n.  I'lKS-r-CDASS KKS'l'AyRANT  :".-���'���;���;;.-;:'--': ';.:;'::.-IN'':';;. L-;:'v';;fvv;- ,  1 vv.: v;.;: :cc)^ NECTlpN.':'..;^  ...-._ llv.ii.'-'I'iiis'ti.i'K  'foi- Dixori's .utuke-'���'.  NortlierHf .Fo w'er;:t ^'iumfeer  tt/OcV  Sword Dawcu bv Hon Jamii^on.  Adrnioslon. SO Ccvite.  until iiirlber notice the following  will be tlie prices,of Lumber :������  Rough, uptO'S inches,;;*^.:'  ; ,do       do.;- 10  v ,,  ;���; 45-'",'���  ,   v   do       ;do;  '12    ,   ,,   .-., 50. -  - Matched, $50.00;  S. I). $5,00 & D. !).'.$ 10.' extra.  '>^yi per ceiil discount vrill be allowed for cash at time of ordering.  Mi  <-:'��>-  3i  u 1 ���; ��� <<y v;-. -?v  f a��f  Atliu'.Loci  ocige,  No; 1  ////>  O'  -i.v���  V-  uiscover-y SkatingRinfc-  --ox��� '  ADPilISCIOM,   GO   CENTS.  mum  mtfiW&  [weather Ireiug  perfect, and'- s!-. igh-' Orche  ta     At tend a nee.  mc-els second and fourth Wednesdays of each mouth, at- y p. ni., at  the A. O. U.W'Block, Third Street.  Visiting Brothers are cordially  invited lo attend.  ���    F; W. "Dowi.iNc;..     '     .  Master Workman.  K. Af. N. Woods, Recorder.  V .'.Ottawa;: Jaiill  open iii g-.pf: "'Pari  yesterday: ^fe  t he'v speech. :-ffoJ  soi'd-iiimpart::; ''.':  the:{Noi;tliwest;  the>Avisdbm-bi'i  Territofies;,.pi'6vj  billTort'l'lMt'l'piifii  initled;'; forv yoa  Parliciinent vadjed  day: '��� '  ;:... The  Dawson',  the,first match:.  Thegaihe was -  people, .iiicludiiij  'ess;���'���'.Grey,. .���.'-''���"���TJi  The game was*  eral, players Averl  ;;Kaniloops,.;B.|  (colored), has.  Hie  ..murdervvpfl  P.hoenix; ;  ; Vancouver,. B.'  '(colored) slashc  Eliza: MaA's'toil,  'cirt.liis owii'���tii'rol  later. 'The.:; woiil  recover.,; :.  1 TokioJaii.i/ptJ  cavalry raiders  the railway-:betw|  Taisch'ia: The.  Russians to:ielrej  now repaired.  The transport!  Port Dalney, \\  others on board,;  saki t'.iis mor/iiiiiej  vSt. retersbnrfj  issued leUers.to.tl^  bidding  soldiers,  souls be troubled^  and. heavy losses,^  who lost Iheir liv<  of the ���fortress.'.'  Nanaiino :��� 'V\i  and 7, daughters,  iiiid. .Airs. D. Jonc  sing since the ie  parly of 200-men  were unable to funi  little girls slartc]  and evidently got!  in the woods.  Mas  CO w  I.  an. i'i m  :X:Tt,!fN,V;;;^  "JANUARY;: ���' 2i',::':;r.905V  II��  ll':.  ^e;'^^ar.;Qffice  ;:|(y.-Stoessel  ^remaining  ^iiig^iiiciiin-  "'detailed' r;e-  vjiniperbi;.;;;;;  ^pgbVi'eports  l'hrlhiir:of:'546:  ii.':-:;- :..,.,.:: .-.;���:  ,.  ���ko.o.p.vkilo's-f-'pl.;  ri'j-:i'i-'r6ii'i)'d.s.:p/?  v^tii;.;:���^Sub-;  ^i;\verefuil)';  P,'i.i'i'.-lip.ti'r,ir'ftei'-.  f^MayofvDa--  A,v\vliic.lKiiiti-V  vtv'King.Kdi  iiaiidrrizAyill  .r".f'-";Ivb'iid6ii  Ipisi^^  '���'',!: Stap'le'.i a'nti "Fancy   Dry 'Goods,  :f Laeiies'Vand Gent's 'Felt Sliapbi':s',''-  ;.Ready'- IWae's'^-Clqth'inp;'.'  La die s'   0 ii do rvvea i-, V  TVIcn's -Uncierwesr,  Beds,   Shoes, Etc.  :.;.::;-' ���.'::.:. ....  ._���:���::-. .-:.        ��� ������..���-���; -.'������-..       ' :���.���.'���:������'.���.���:.    ..'--��� ..-^. ���.;;���:. .;::���:-,���,---; s:::;::: S... .'.-.  W  '- l*i,'��?K V^"v-- ''  ;;   '������'���-��� ���'���;-- :1 '-������--������<-i- ���-���---"' i-::_;_;e-..-.i-:V.i"i   .vi-V.iV-''::v.v'   Vl'.^^V: ���.'���'��� :.'v -;'  ''^f.::'.;:^;":���.i^��!,;.���  .'is larger .than eve/r^and all at'clbse-cash, prices.;  'e carry a<full line of tho oolebVaia sell we guarantee: to be .'first c!  .i.'i.ioiiii'iiBi.i.vF.KK'i) j"no'jii"i'iiV i)N:ti:h: chkkks..-:'  A.VS.'CrKOSHvi"'nKS.  ;ificled.:'VS;'v:;v:;:  r-V';;haye;;beeu  :::;;Bafiiard:  ^Aiifvfiousioii;  *;.vHaiiijllbii;  V(';:Buscbmbe  v.,-..-; 'v-;".; --:-. '���y^  iW;..-hands viii.  .^lectioiv.;;;;:;  ^'lie" official:  Jtpokjvplace''  ;v; v;de!ivered-  vhrone, and  &|l ^gfbwfh'pf ���  is,-; justifies'^  ;g; on;, these.  |Sii,toiioiriy,;;;aT  ::,ill:rbe;: sub-';  I'Sideralibii.',';  k;\until "MohV  -$:^:> .'���'.    '���:.-'  ������vCiulr'lbst  ,#alileyvCup:  i:* by; 25,000  vnd -Cpiitit-  -Vyas:q tb.2.  f�� ���::������:���������'.���������-  ^tV'aikl'sev-.  %..v:'.;.;':.:-.%.:;  .; .:> . ���'��� V  k ^'sliua .Bell  k.fed here; for,  '^Allen -of  (iiVry'Slater--  I'bfc.ed'wife,;  r;rtzor, "their  I'jT-two hours  [1; .probably.  lie..:'Russia u..  ^���������'���'damaged  (i'hante  and  J' ��� ��� -��������� '���''",   ,'  (;: forced the  .he"road is  r. i:-  ;Tre|ibffl,ex-Cliicf of;|AJlice,:wris'bid-  tiiiig'.,Iii iewelbtO:::G;riiiKl;-l.) uke, ,:Scr-'  giiis at ;:;Niciiolas;S,tfit.ioiiv: 'tli rce  sliots\\'ei'c:'iir:eci hi live'; General,.;by  a yoiingviiiaii; wearing ,aivstudeii t's  enj)'.'.': v:AIjTliree shols'iiiisscihVvv'l'he  ;uiau:,;\\,as;,:'rirrestcil;:::but, refusedV to  ,'gi veai r me .���,.:, ;';.,���;.;; vv;: ^vy ;,;''--^v :h-:>;'-V";'- v';  ;;:; Ottawa;" Jam ���;i6th.-:-~Tlie' K;loii-  dykeV-Hoc-k'e^''^  Celited lusecoiuj:���'.'h}[h,i^y.'--.2^;.}^6;---.-2^  :Thc.:yisi'tdrev-,'-\veV'e.'.,:''-ribsplii't.c  toplajv'ai'ter'is'iiiiniitesJast^ockej'v"  :Ott:iwa''steauivsc6red..at;will.;;;:;:::;,.  '-['.'������-V'ri'iico'iiA'efjVJ.aVi." :i6tlr;;V^--Glrrrk; ro  iiQlpribusvbiii'glar;; ���Ly��''lip>Tecefit.l.y-";iirt;  rived;hefc,;shbi at Detective :Jack-  sohVaiicfescriped,; lias;; bee ir arrested,  .in -racoiua.;^: i^-:' 'Phy^B^f^'^yy..;  /VyV-N.Viu'am  lvas'vbee'iiv-V.discbyered.--, of���"���-,the;;-:-:.(w'6;  youhg;gifls:v;;wlioV wer;e*lost v.;The'  seaieh;i)arty;.is;sli 11 ;o 111;-;:.;;;:'   :yj:Cr:  ;:���;:: Gpj]gr:eg-atipnal;.;Me.  ������'.'���:.'''f:heva:i;;hfil1cb:igfegatiOiial ineet-  ,.?.  ���������.,,:,.....���.'���,- ��� "'    ' .ft   ���.���..., ��  .��� '. ��.    ���'--�����     :���:������������    .',-",���.���;-  i 11 g of ;t 11 e;St".';;An'd i:e\ys;Pfcsbyte'r'iai'i 1  i,C:h''ur,c,lrHy:is'.liel.d::i);'-''th'e';.'c^  ���Mo i: d ay' Vey el 1 i iigo'-vTii e ::'Re, v.;;:;E;  ;'Purkii!gt,o.nv::r)Ccupied vvthe;-^cliair;  anil >. pr.r.^  .,FijiJeK;:3D;r.:A.:s:::Cr'bs^^^^  pbinted::secretar\^v:|Reports::fr,onv  I lie.'.-   various. .��� cbinmittees -,:'6'f;; the  c 11 i'i re 11;-were- fetid aiid .'ad b p ted v:a 11 d  '.   ���..-.���'.���'..'.���'���'-.   .. . '..'.���. . ."    -'.'.���.'..:      , . ���  ��� 0-, .. .-  slibw-eil V-salisfactoiy:v'"pr:bgress -iii  nnaficialcoiKli lion-duringyt he;, past  yeaf.:*.vAfiervt!ie:busiire^  OA-er, j'efrpsliineiits'w.er.e .served,by:  tlie'.iadiesiin their usual -hosoitable  and;;v pleasant; vniaiiner,^ sendii^ig  everybo.dyvhbme'-feeliugwell pieas;  ed;with themselves','-wifli.tlie enlei^  'tainnibut, . and- with   the   world; ai:  large.; -.',;; ;.-:'.'::";-.:..:,"  ;Pai'ti.c'ulars of'the various reports  presented.will' l>e given next week.  :r-';';.'':,;:;^;:PMblic.-,v^  ; ;-:'A'; public;;in.eeXi.'ijg:.:l^s;���:.";c���.allle'd:';.Tor  ���'i')li"iti'ist.!ay,;;;20i'l.i^  cussH he';, pro posed v^VagoiivRpad: to  .tliej^Cp'jisr'lj"y;;\ya^:p'r  '���As'"'li'iis;is;:;a ,:iniitter.".'���yvliicli��,'yita 11 y  'coiiceru's :i;aU:,;tliev-District^: ,i t^A be-  Jioovcs j;e.veiw:;:citizeU:;u6.Ueiidv'liis'  -s'iipj)pi:.l:ib;;l Ii,e; projt;ciy:i^:-:;i f^::H:'r-^-'  KW\:  LilMilTO  r- -w.11'.imi.n.% ,-asjf  vVf.Sloves.; air'tl-HarcUvarbiVaf': prices'  t;ihit;caii';t-;bb;iyeatenV^^V;p:-:JJ  :;;-Sla:bles;;&;Duiiisdeii7ifiake;arspe-;  cialtybf Fresh: Kggs:��ind;]3iittervv;t  ���j.  r34JiB^a.-iCiCaCl-*^'i  C: ���"���' DO EL K ER;.;; iVJahs g e'r-S; v.V:  M:  ^^^^siii^^^^  M^BMimGM  ~:JSSVAyi7<r, -\Xi,/iQ.  Tissssi&^rMss^w^s, '���- 0fBi  Plans;~an'(S Spccinca(iu^j'T6r'Slcnin;:^!io.ve!s'.'a'nd  ;.;i:::; ii-ZdriiulicPiunts on tipplicnilon.  V f.. ���  S: V; :';-V^: .V; BA BR ISTERiAt-LAW;:;:; j - #;��  Has iitU'en:;iii.plii(!0 nt  Kouii'i J, Gold 5"V,.  V -Mjixiiiu,������'"'.������.UijicoJv'ai'.v.::"V PfHuiiV.vlUi.iii'.s'-f-'.'.?-"^,  V .TiiL'Kiluy.sl'riiiri'silii.ya iiiiil;Sntiir<lii".vs,,",V;  ^~. I'I'm 11 (f:ri:r-S;i>. iii.-:���;���;^.'V:,V:,-.;:V;.';V-:.\V ,:,;,';  V;.v:  Births Have:to-be���-RegistcVed,���  ���curu,  from  Joessel v and  t.  Vat  Naga-  .1 sar lias  ..and navy,  -lei their  ^,'of success  ''''sing men  he defence  'j      /'  iJs; aged 5  ���J: Rogers  v'bceii inis-  isearching  'fined, biit  |aoe. The  'forth field,  I |ierished  j-:s General  1'  ���'-'���--'As'ilie "white native-born popula-  ticu:of Allin j);strict" is ''"rapidly oil  the increase^ aiid -.'as';, there seems to  be a ivant of knowledge' co.uce'i riing,  regulations   governing, registration,  of birth;-;, it is the duty of father;.���.  and all inen���''who...dream of becom-  iug iursbands���tc^ know   what;the  law calls for :;:;"-'    / .''.'V'    "'   ������"���'.  .   Sec' p> of -1-ii'e'  Act : relating''  to  Births, Deaths and Masiirigcs, says  'lliatri fatherof a child, if.within the  district, miist make a declaration of  a birth within  60  days.    To   c'niit  doiii!'' so is an " offence" under ihe  Act.    Sec. 23. reads :  " A.ny'pci'KOii.  guilty   of   an   offence   against, tins  Act  shall,   upon  s'.iuiinai;y' co'uyic-  tiou, be'liable, t'<), a line   of not,' less3  'than:i*.25 rind .not, e:ccceding$ibo."  Onlv a small  percentage.of chil-  dreii born iuothis District  have"had  their births lcgii-teicd, and it 11'nghl  ]h:     wel,l .   fur     lathers    of    Aifin.  " nuggets,"     who    am    tir.cei lain  wlu'ther  lliey   .'ire  " square ',' .'-villi  tlie requiicuVenls oj' ihe lirw, to call  a."i":   c.n 111 ir-::   at   Hie'.Go'verii'iuent  Oflice.'. .   "    "'���''���      ���  ;]\TOTICE;;iS.;: HliRFB^-G^EN  ; ;iliiit,a|'plii.'iitio;ii- w.iir bfiViniiilo ,to.;i lie  Pai'lii..iiii..nt. til; Q111 mil a- at; its 11s:; 1. Scssi tin  ftirVan; Aiit tci iiicoi'iioi'al0 a: C'oiiiiiaiiy to lia  called tlio " Vaiiuouvor an'tl N'bi-'tli'ei-n Brirish  Colmiihia Kaihvay (''oiniiiui.v " '.witli'i>dv.-ei-  to,,cp.!lsti,i:ct,,ii'.ling' of'.stainlai'il .(ir--ii!u-r6w  ���{fii'isrp rail��'a.v from-uoiue point iirlhc CiGy  of- Vanoouver <>r .some oflicr ooiiveiiioiit  lull nt on the slioi'c of Hiii'i'iird fnlot, tliei'ioe'  I'liiiiiiija' in" a' wowtorly aiyl, iiortliorly drt'ec-  tion .������ Ii.v tho;,most I'c.asalilo. rontu to ..tlio  Siitin'uiUli A^afluy, t!ion��a \9y tlio.-most foas-  iljle roiife tli'roii'^Ii tlio Poniliflrlrin.Mutiil'o'ws  to tlitiNiJi'tliKrii lioiiisiliify lino <if ..(.lie Pro-  viiice^witli ii lii'aucli from abnio point on ctiie  main lino to llarlts'i'villiy.; and ;.rorV n--��Icl-  c-lara-tii>n 1 iiat, Haiti railway'"lino is. for tlie  y'enoral uil\'anta:"o of Canada'.   ',���...  Saii^ Ituihvay Co:i'.::aiiy. to liave jiov.'br lo  iiiireimse.pt.In:r Uails'v.ity.Charters anil -T,-iil-  way lines anil. to. set I, leasr; -or otliur^'isu  (liil-'oHr: bf tlio whole oj' any iiorlion of ils  riijIWay linos to ;uiy oilier .Kai'.way Comr  jiiin'y, 1111.-I allfitlter, usual iio'.yurii framed, to  KailwayCoinpanios.; ~;'".;   ;;.'. 0V";V ���:  "  V; "V,;.  }):\l'y.li at Vi��i:c?iiiv.er7 tliis06tli'..-:.ilti'jv.of jJ3n.-  eomligivA; D. lliiM.V '       V �� .:. ' .'   " :  :   "���  ;';;: ';Lr , 11()WA tip ���j.'.'ifu'iVCAiV,;.   ���..;.';  oF tho Ciiyi'.r Vaiit'oiiver inUritish Co.-'  Inmliiir,  Solieitor   for   the  Apolieants.  P-.S&t&Js&ff  e.&Mfrj>&^p&-.&,PiC-&&<>J&^& .,  \i&4'<3'&&&&->.Z:'-��'-'3:��}C:4!'.$ .  ���GP^^mM^-M^mimm^^.  THK,:vDINI^  'Mi:'  :;-Q---  ������vH'-  -';��::  ;.;:<!���;.  "���;k;::  ���V:PV  v-tc;;  ;::i? ������:  .-"���:���'ifr ���"  -:-;,-.r.'.'  ���::-::'<,::  -���--my.  -;.'V'p:;v  ���'������������'-:<-\  .:��� :U -,������-  :���':-��� ���:���!)������ ���  "';���.'�������� V  ���<.y'yy>y-y^-.~^  ST.A CIM .-.Ss  ���:.���������?;.-$ .-���-.-. ���:...".-....���;  ..l-iyjilt-Vi,.-!?.'  eOISNECTIOX  ���P. ���''.  ��� 0 :.������������:  -���P..-:  :.o'-;  v'fr.v  ;a  :.:6':;  :'��v  ;,ov  mams  lIIl#JSSElffi^  ,0  ;    >D! XG.{ii'.,;R ROTH EHS,'-, Proprietors')],,)  ";>;,-.';���;;.������..:��� ��� '���������-----���-Ua��."'-'-;'j:/- y ::v v:'vv  'Jrbol.: "t^^  B  &  Freighting arid: Teaming  Horses and Siei'��/hs for Kirs.   '_<? .  sang'PF=.    im '.^ W AR-'   F'A'flfo ~W K~ F3  V.   TRCTlVlflN,   Manage.".  ;rirst Sti'aeta, Atlirj,, D. C. ���  Corner' rcarl0:  V..:i ��� .:.-....-.o  .  ^?���*-&>--:   ^>-��.   ���. .   ..'.'.;. '.- .      . ��� ���   ���     -1  'i he   ;,      :.;��   Bei^ ���'���'���to '.nunoiiuce  PpF^I   ': H'"'t:"VJ>��c'y '''ave'"' re-^  .flao-y-Ctt^ ������',.  opened tindriie.i.'ow  :%05ffl:   "    ready for..bijsihess.  ^i\j(muA     '.DrIiev. ,ake; tHis.oiP  ���; ,    - -,��        0  -  '!J'^U"|iIi1|''^fy0   Pf.i'ti'-iiity. .to thank  ���> ��� ���  ��� - .     '.���'���'..'���     '.    .       .0  niid rcs])'-'clfiiilysolicit theii'-.furlh'er  jiatrom'igo.      Mrs. SVJ. fE^,  ���i. Pl'Opi'tOtl'OSS.  ���     * ���   '' - t  Vr?iX,;.^V{S       ���- -(fT9.':') A A "'fJA /> 1^ '> S  DISCO VERY, 13. C.  jopd  Tusl}1 -'menls, ���  line,   liquors,  cieni'Sj rind soft beds, iiiiike��il ;i  ���& ���   ���   ,i '  "   .  "���  iilenstiut lioine l<;r nil .  0 . <������ ��� o  ���..    *���    traveller'*;;  .   :�� "- ,'^�����--    "...'���". a  ED.   SANDS!, .Pi?o"j��:-:eW  r A' .    \$7  V..X..O        J^.J  I.'  ��p:r    'datiis       "   o-  c,   IlAKIil'i.U SHp'P  KlHlY   JAMMI.'VM.  F!R3^   CLASS   RESTAURAr-IT   IN   CC.N N !iCT! O n!  O   -  ���-xj'.^.t^ni  OlOlCtSr.'WINES, LI0!ICK3 AN!) CI3>A��S- ���fASE COOSS A HI'tCI'.in.  O  .,,:.       '.    CAPnrA;I/; PA ID    li-i'.   ^,700, boo:  '���/'.        -        ' .-'.'','.*    ," P~SH;:vic  ^3,0.00,006.' /"���.   "���  Bi'iineUes of tlio Ban:c''at /eatt.c,  o  ��i:c&  Zan Frr.r.Gisc'op  " ���'. ' ';    '      Pbrtltintv "  '';..������     ���      . "       . 5     Ska.g-w:iy,  etc.  C�� GOLD  DUST-PtVCJIAK!':!)-  .0 ' '   ."    '  G "  Oi'riCK iN^C^.v.vi'ic'.Tio;':;  D.- IU)SS,',J,W:nn^er.  VANCOUVER ��;miIMfiERIftS 'WOtlS:.. LTi  VAl'lUOUVEIi, D. G. . '  ;fecial!!3TS. iro<:  d'Ll/^b:(^!'���-J"^  ,-.T)  f.-'-/;  1'/ .  c      1  ''U'lKl.n.S,  , us;,.-  , for  ;1 .   TiiKliii'.iiC'Mts,   >St!ii":{-  Raic  C.   R.  ioiinie  i\dh-<��.|"ii;i,\;llii!ij- n..��'   iriiiirti.i-. ni'M  to ill.' IliiaU of K. \. A., l-'list Sti'i'i'l.o  TIii: batii I'lini'^Mii 1; 1'iiiali..  :-..'. ;-.<.o.'l n-i fniin  '.pn'DRAI'I.FC    or  rt-v i\i i'I'1,1']  . UA iwi,  '    jVj'.st:-.      ". i/.'n-'.'o  TS,  H     O  ' fu Li J: t  o  Kb'  SJ!��.  W.-Vi  {.;atps,  .'������'O-iir' RivivT.Ti-D   i'i;'-',  AOL'S ;  .',:������:;') " C:\\-    CAi'S.  r.7A.-jr-v Ti';  :.;p-;r^!:'1'..  i:;-  ���y-  ;!GM.  ;. *���  ranBtSSRfflSt ATLIN,    B. C,    SATURDAY,    JANUARY  f��0-5-  I  iles   thi* Week  Undershirts , and    Drawers,   which    were    $1.25   each   are   now   $1.00  2.00      " " 1.65  1.50  Overshirts,'  " 2.25  German   Socks,-  2.50  2i75  1.25  V50  1.15  1.85  C2.15  2.35  1.O0  1.15  What  is.  More    Refresh I rag  ��&  Closing  out  Dry   Goods   at   Cost.  l; pillman & co.  Local Events.  The Management of Atlin Club  ���announce that they will hold their  second Fancy Dress Carnival on  Saturday evening, the 28th inst., at  S o'clock. This will give ample  time for all who wish to costnme to  get ready. The prizes will be equal  to, if not better, than those given at  tlieir'last Carnival.  SleDoiiakl's Grocery makes a  specialty of fresh eggs and butter.  A Grand Masquerade Ball will be  given, under the management of tbe  Spruce Creek Orchestra, on - or  about 20th February (at full moon),  al the Grand Hotel, A din. This  "ives all lots of notice to get ready.  Baths, daily, al the 0. .K. Barber  Sho:).���-75c, during winter mouths.  A hockey match takes place  Satuiday (today) at 3 p. m., at the  Allin Skating Rink..���Married men  versus single! -  The latest magazines and papers  are always ou hand at Pillman's.  Burn's Birthday will be celebrated this year at the Nugget Hall,  Discovery, Wednesday evening,  Jan. 25th, when a "smoker"concert  will be presented. Mr. D. Ross  will be chairman, aud Bob Jarnieson  is to give a grand exhibition of  thc sword dance.  Ladies' fur lined slippers can be  had at Stables & Lumsden's. $2.00  per pair.  Discovery Skating Rink is to give  a fancy dress carnival ou Saturday,  February 4th.  The Social Circle.  A very successful progressive  whist parly was given at the home  of Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Wheeling  on Tuesday evening.. There were  five tables occupied.  Ou Wednesday evening, Mr. and  Mrs. F. M. N. Woods invited a  number of their friends to enjoy a  whist entertainment at their home,  where a pleasant evening was spent.  Among thc many - successful  functions given this seasorr was the  formal tea given at the home ot Mrs.-  E. L. Pillman, on Nob Hill, in  honor of Mrs. Dr.. Young's departure. The rooms were beautifully decorated: Red room, in  maple leaves and holly ; blue room,"  in evergreens ; chair of honor, in  red, white and blue. - The lady of  honor was presented to. the guests  in a few well chosen words, after  which luncheon was served.  The reception given in honour of  Miss Stewart, by Miss McTavish,  011 Thursday afternoon, was largely  attended by Miss Stewart's -many  friends, who tendered their best  wishes for her future welfare.  Mr. Samuel Johnson, tha genial  and popular proprietor of the Hotel  Vancouver, gave a supper to a few  of his friends on Wednesday evening, which was voted a great success by all present.  Well assorted stock of Plain and  Fancy Toilet Soaps at C.R. Bourne's.  P. M.  A.  A general meeting of the Atlin  Branch of the Provincial Mining  Association will be held on Saturday. Ihc 28th inst., at the Grand  Kolcl, at 7.3U p.m. Business: Ta  appoint officers and delegates to the  Annual Convention of the Association about to be held in Vancouver,  H. C. Wm. Hathorn, Secy.  b'OK SALE���Three Husky Pups,  about 5 months old ; these are  specially line dogs, ofthe famous  bleed known as " Huskeius  Pinkiauus"; the only dogs of the  kind in Ihe District. Cheap for  cash. For further particulars,  apply to Jamks Cui.i.hn, Stir-  orisc Lake.  Atlin Skating Rink  dan* 28th, sit 8 p.m,  After an evening's Skating or Curling, Ursur a Cup of  Cocoa or Ciiocalayk,���Gherardeili's, Baker's, or  Van Hon ten'is. Failing this, a Cup of Blue Ribbon,  Nabob, JLipton's, or Rain Lai's Tija, 'or Crown  Brand Coi-miki-:.  We   have   a   full   line   of  the   above   mentioned   goods,  And   our   prices   are   right.   ,  ���STA  .&:UJMSDEti,  LUMBER   CO.,   LTD.  Until I'ut'tlicr notice, the following will   lie. tlio rates  for  Lights;  all accounts collected  monthly :  ElEGTRiG   BIGHT  RATES:  Installation $3.50   per   Light  Subscribers can be supplied ut Meter rates :  Rent of each Meter, .-��� $1.00 per month  or at "Hut" rates, as under:  -8   Candle   Power   Incandescent, ������-., $1.75   per  month   per   Light  16       " '" "     3.25 " ,     .  "  32        " *' "     5.5C*  Prom and after tlie 3rd January. 190S, nil Lights will be turned off at 2 a. m. uud relit from fi a. ni. until daylight. '  All burned-out or blackened lamps will be exchanged for new ones, free of charge, if  brought to the Company's olliee, but broken ones will'be charged for at 30cents ench-  The .Company's Modern Steam Laundry has been let on lease to Mil. and  Mils. Fuss, who will collect and deliver all washing, receive payment for all washing, and  pay all accounts in connection with tho Laundry.  LOUIS . SCHULZ,  WHOLESALE   AND    RETAIL   BUTCHER,  ATLIN,    B.   C.  LL��y O       tai  atlin,  n. G.  SHELF AND  HEAVF  HARDWARE,  Tin and Granite Ware,  Miners' and Blacksmiths' Supplies,     Doors and Windows.  Fetrxsiiesre asinl Mattress Factory.  M  SMALL  ATLIN, B. C.  BREWERS   OE  LAGER BEER  AND    LARGE    ORDERS    PROMPTLY  FILLED.  Admission, 50e. Children, 25c.  It Will   Pay You  To send "The Claim" to your  friends,' instead of loosing time  writing letters. It endeavours to  publish every week nil the principal news of this District. Price,  to any port of the world : Six  mouths, $2.50 ; one your, $5.00.  A/WVSAA/WVNA*AAAiVVVu*��^^  >ANH Will.  FINEST EQUIPPED HOTEL, IN THE NORTH.  EVERYTHING CONDUCTED IN  FIRST-CLASS MANNER.  Ugs-toSSate  Restaurant lea  GosiEteo&iast*  FRED   WRONG,   Manager.  CORNKR   FIKST  AVKNUIi  AND   DISCOVERY  STRKIiT,   ATI.IN.  BU00JSSHOU TO      M.    FOLEY  $ST FULL LINE OF STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES.   -����4 .   Flour, Oats, Chop   Feed,   Bran,   &c, &c  THE  Half-Way House  Is a hiivcn. for all  travellers. Tlionmals  uro freo-milliiiir ami  tho bruccrs iu the  bar as refreshing as  the dew of tlio eiu-l.v  morning. An ideal  gummcr und winter  resort. .  JAMES  CLARK,  I'ROPKIKTOK.  :*:,;:..:;


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