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The Atlin Claim Jan 7, 1905

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 kv'  ,'"' '     .. I ,     'l ' ' ,'.  ��   ���  ,;.>.-   J". -1"  -'    ���;'  '"(��-  ��� mVi *> "j  1/7 si  Mi /  4 S  te  ������" ;k'>��  M ���'  Hi  I  -.a  w  -17  I'f1,  .  ".' '  "'ni'  ���  :l  J/  I  J  Ji  I    /  fc'>  ��� >'.  r  ���i  i  ,'  ���J/  . ���>  & J.-  1$  >y  ,o  .l.VW  '' '.6V,  V  /  - - ���?"*"���  JA��'20 1005  ������* -.  THE  VOL.  n.  ATLIN,   B. C,    SATURDAY,    JANUARY    7,    1905.  NC. 285  'Merciless   Horrors of   War., Revealed in  ' the   Fall   of  Port   Arthur,  Stubborn   Resistance  Gives  Way  to   Pestilence   ami   Ennui no.  ' Tokio, January 4th, .1905 :���Port  Arther ���surrcmdfired at 9 p. 111. ou  .Suiida}-, when General -Nogi/ commanding the besicgiiig force, re-  ���ceis*ed a note from General Sloessel  ���saying- *"Further resistance is useless aud I ask the designation of  your staff" officers to arrange terms  (for my capitulation."  Gen. Nogi wired the Emperor of!  Japan, from whom the following  reply svas-received : " Receis*e ,the  ���surrender and   gfis*e   the   honors ofi  ��� war   to -General .Stoessel  and   his  oommand.''1'  ���Gene-rail N��og-i's commissioner departed immediately 4�� meet the  .Russians.  Port Arthur* 3rd Jan.: ��� Four  abreast, svith tattered cle tiling, in  sharp 'pontaast to t-he no'b'by Japanese -guard., the Russian forces  taaarched. out of Port Arthur, crossing the glacis to the Japanese camp.  Maay'of the ��� men were .ill aud  ���w-alkedl ' ssii.th ,diffic.utlty.. /All the  military-training -of the .men svas  gone. All svere emacialed to  ���skeletons svith no spirit left.  In half an hour all had sat dosvn  tto a "full mess, "the "first in in any  weeks, 'including svdn-es. - Soldiers  ���tomcheiS glasses before -dr-inking.  T-okio, 3rd Jan.::���Specitfic orders  ���were issued , that the Russian  ���officers shaLl he peT-mitte-H -to re-!  ttwrm to RnssiiT tinder par-ole, re-  ttaimin-g'side 'arms. Tlie rank and  ���file go to Japan as prisoners-of war..  Tlie fortress of Port Arthur is  m-Gsv co m pie telly -occupied toy the  Japanese, but it is a complete  wreck. The harbor is blocked,  with sunken-ships, Stoessel having  -Mown lip and sunk the ships after  giving notice of surrender..*  The cily is deserted and the  streets strewn with dead. j  Geia. Sitoessel wined -to St. Peters-)  Bsurg telling of the -ravages of'  scurvy m "the garrison. Amniu-  tcition w/a-s .at0 -gone. .At tine end-of!  ���the siege lie had only ten thousand')  emeu -unifier araas, and had foi'.nteanll  thousiatiMl  in   tihe 'hospitals.   -Onlyi*  ��� ���eiie-third ofithe men <iu <the   hospi-:  lals could put a fool on the ground-  ���rilying in -dirty cots, sviUiout -attendance, and seemed sLupLfied .by  long suffciing..  The food supply -svas .also exhausted.  St. .Petersbns-g :���-The public feel  completely stunned at the fall iof  Port Arthur. The authorities .ao  cept th-e fact svit-h clogged sfcub-  bornnes-s and proclaim that-the end  ofthe svar.is a long way off. They  say they are prepared lo fight for  ever or tJll success attends Russian  arms.  Tokio*:���'"The Japanese 'Brnperor  commanded tbnt allimM'itary honors  be shown 'Gen.. Stoessel .and -officers, but 1x0 man tion was .made of  the tioops dti ithe negotiations.  From the actis-itydisplaj-ed at the  various Japanese prisons, it i-s evJ-  dently the intention to 'transport  the Port Arthur prisoners immediately from the wrecked port.  1 The plenipotentiaries of both  posvers 'have concluded negotiations. The Russian commissioners accepted svithout reserve the  conditions suggested, and consented to capitulation.  Mukden.: ��� Simultaneous svith,  ���the-nesvs ofthe fall of Port-Arthur,,-  the Japanese began a -sngorous  assault. 'The batble is-still raging.  The Japanese censors refuse to pass  any'details��of the battle. I  St. Petersburg, 3ml Jan.: ��� It  is affirmed, though positisiely denied at the Admiralty, that dt has  been decided by the government  to take u�� chances with Roject-  vensky's squadron and 'it svill be  recalled to asvait.th-e making ready  of the T-hied Squadron, in order to'  insure ' supcrioritj' os'er Togo's  fleet. Botih at the 'War .Office1  and sthe A'dinrralby, all talk 'of  the possibility of peace ;at such a|  time is meet svith an .expression of  indignation.  Jn diplomatic circles it is regarded as certain that Japan asvaited  '.this -moment to submit proposals  of peace, and that she intends to do  so through the United States.  The   Northern!   Power  3k  JLtimber   Company,   Limited,  ' beg to.iinfonni tlndir Electric Light customers; that,  in  consequence of  ���the great cost of fuel and skilled labor, they are compelled (iii order to  .avoid loss, by running the light svhen the consumption is very small) ,  to turn off all J-i-gilits .from'2 a. ni. 'until 6 a. 111. svhen they svill be relit  and operated until daylight. ���'-������'.���������  , No. reduction --can. be made iii the " flat "  rates���as they svere -.  -nriatig-ed <on the basis of a daily run until midnight, which ,is already  Jargely exceeded by such subscribers.  ; , IMae Company also beg to notify their customers and the public  ttlhat the3* liave ilet their S*i*kam Lau"Nid.r,y to Mr. and Mrs. Fknn,  of Atlin, who svill collect and return'.all -washing, and pay and receive,  ' as from this date, all accounts inconueotion with, the Laundry. The  Company hope their custoiners'svill extend to Mr. and Mrs. Fenn the  -patronage they lias*e so kindly bestowed on the Company in .the past.  ATLIN   GOLD    FIELDS.  'CONTINlJl'I'.'l    -  Coal   -and   ���Petroleum    Prospecting.  Ooal-or petroleum prospecting licenses may.be procured.after thirty  days' notice has been placed on the land and in the Government Office  ofithe Diistiricl, as .wdll.as published in .the Gazette, and jn a local paper  for the sa-me length of time. Application .runst benuade i-n svriting lo  the Gold Gomnmssioiier, in duplicate, accompanied hy plans of the  land ai��d a fee-of ^100.00. A license'may'be issued "for-not uiore than  640 acres .of land for one year, the said $100*00 covering the first-year's  rental. All lands must be in a square block and run due north,  south, east and svest. Atirlae expiration ofthe first yeai, an extension  may be'gra'nted for a-seaond and third .year..' Land for svhich a license  has been-gran led may be leased, upon proof being" given -of the discovery of coal, for five years, at ,a i<eiilal .of ten cents pet;- animm pci  acre- the lease also (contains provision for a royal 13' of 'Ave cents per  ton of coal, and one cent per batii.el.of petroleum. If the leasee is able  to prove that he lies worked the land continuously,, he,may, svithiu  three months of tihe expiration of the lease, purchase the land al $5.0.0  per acre.  Atlin ��nd   Pine   City.  "���The Town of Atlin is the focus of the District, il't 'is beautifully  situated on rishig ground .at the eastern-side of the Lake, a mile and a  half 1101th of the mouth of Pine Creek. Facing''it, from the'opposite  ���side ofthe Lake, are the snosv-capped Atilin Mountains. About seven  miles from Atilin is Pine City or Biscovery, svhere'most of the miners  ���reside, who are working on Piue.aud Wdllcsv Creeks. I11 'population'  ���it equals Atitu, but ic lacks the substantial'appearance-of the latter  City. 'Phe tsvo places are connected by>slage and telephone-wire. In  AtHn, the Canadian Bank-of Commerce is established in commodious*  premises erected by themselves at large-cost, and h-as an-assay-office iu  ���connection. The visitor svill findiin Atlin a?l the necessaries and most  of the lu-xiuries of life procurable 'in plenty-cind at -moderate prices.  -Any th'Vig except heavy machinery -can be purchased there "at prices  suclras.to��discounage>even the heaviest operator from .importing supplies. There .is a steam'sasv-iiuill, brewery, electric light plant-.and  steam laundry in tllie'tosvn. Hotel accommodation^.*-<e:x��elk;nt. The  Atlin Claim Publishing Company issues a sveelcly paper and executes,  all classes ��f job printing in -good style. There is an 'effectis*e volunteer'"  fire brigade, and the.-tosvn also possesses a splendid fire engine. ,: The  Church of England, Presbyterian and Roman Catholics are th��:;"de-  uomiuations Eepresented. .Under ihe administration -of the rPresbyV  terian Church, there is an excellent Hospital, well' equipped,-sv-fcere  palier's are cared for by trained nurses.  [TO  UE CONTINUED*  '-.  >l'W  :i~ \- >> r,y.  'V.v.^>  -"A*  ...   ,   ^- '���  '* -    -J.-.;'.}i  ,-1 ��� f-r'>'v'*V1  ���  ������..���. 7_ca7  ; v-i  7^yx?^'_  i'. -.")���.  " '<.. ;'^ .;>,''��� V  Mininp; News.  Atllr* Hockey Club.  Recoups of tthe Week,  .Hydraulic leases on O'Donnefl  River:: "Flora," by J. W.. Mc-'  Farlaue:; '"Nora,"' by W. A.  jNetherby* "���.Cora,'*" by (James  Stables ; ���"Dora," by J. R-OKayne::  notices posted January 3rd. j  Move     in    the  Direction.  Right  We are pleased lo hear that our  Gold    Commissioner,    Mr.   J.   A.  Fraser, has  arranged   to  send  out  monthly an authorized representative of the  Government  Office, to  collect information :as   to <Hfferen.t  miniug operations .��u .every creek  in the District.    The 'in formation!  will include the-number of men at  svork,   the. number aiid extent of  the different  operations, details as  to partnership's, etc.    Statistical information of this kind svill be of .the,1  greatest 'importance  and  value to:  the  office,   and   the  action   of the;  Gold Commissioner sviii-receive the|  commendation -of every mi-iier.  A meeting of hockey enthusiasts  svas held in the Rink^after thc practice game ou Wednesday evening,  and the Hockey Club re-organized  for the svinter months. Mr. Herbert Young occupied ihe chair.  OfficeR- svere elected as follosvs:  Captain, Mr. Charles R. Bourne;  secretary-treasurer, .Mr.���A. J. Burnside. An executi.\*�� committee,  consisting of .the captain, secretary-  .tKcasurer and Mr. 2C. D. >Rorkc,  svas also appointed. It being .desirous lo arraiigs matches al periodicals during the svinter months',  it is requested that all players attend practices regularly a:iLr  promptly on the evenings set apart  by the Rink management ,ior ..tli��  use of Ihe Hockey 'Club.  'The 'Rise and, -Fall.  Stoves  aud Hardware-at prices;  that can't.he.beaten.���J. D. 'Duiuii. j  The lowest end -liigliest'leiMpere-  111 res recorded for theweelc ai*e.ae  follosvs-.*  abos.e       ,16 dbove  "22  iS  22  26  .'3'4  zii  Z2  Dec.  30  9  \W-  <&  Jan.  '*: '  i-o  2  ���������B  V,  �����?  '4  -*5  5  ���^  ��.  c.T  w ArUN,   '&.   c.
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■Atlin Claim
'SI IK ATLIN CLAIM tn nuBtjjSH-no cvr.nv, iativioax
Monwx'G, , mail en rncc to ArMv paw of th t
wohld   r;on  go   gkni-s    pi^r   monvh ;    'ji>.oo   pcw
INPERil.-ION J BCADJNC, N Gil 1 C C •>. 20 CEN.T*»»A LIN.C
!}ILL-XL-AI>t>-., fQ^TCnt, VISI-CINC    QfltK-OT.
onoirriG  pnoM.pt^v   Ovccu.tcd,
IJHI.CF.S   hlOn^t^-fcTC.
Tuiii Ati.ls (Suai-m  PynM-s.vJNf; 4Jo
iX. O. lUHSOHIiMii.!),   LMtDKKlKTiOK.
.pAMIJii  Sl'Ml'riuNi   JUN*.\nfill
The     New    Wagon
from   Atlin   to   Jtaneaa.
Speaking of the building of a
wagon road frova Atli-n via the
south end of the "F,ake to. ttee head
©f navigation s»n the Taku River..
Let us look for a moment1 at souie-
of the benefits that would aecinne to.
bhe residents of the lDL"5*t*cic6, svere-
said road built and us ac'aua.J o*pe2a-
biffliji.. Th.T firsi and. guaatsest be 11*2-
St svould be-(;i£" sve are-coaaectly ivii-
Sorm-ed)'the-fact iha.t •raei'shaudiise
could be- broug-hi* to. AtLi.ii: at ailll'
times of tha yeai" and! &>t a ib-ugTi
tower rate 'jhaw t-'Jrey ai'e- wow ole-
tfvered heiiC' d'uring the- suviiiwiei;
aionljlis. . ©y*? aaerchaaiSs wo a Id
not then have tio- piovkle anal'- pay
out large-sums of. mumey foi- fnaighb
on goods delivered, here-iin October.,
sufficient to.pco.visiOM the camp-far
six or eight 112owiiis,, but coial'd', hava
said; spools- shipped  fi-oai  tiara- to
nual convention svas held itn Victoria ; and, any person reading the
reported proceedings of lhat convention cannot fail to. .appreciate
the strenuous endeavour made by
the assembled delegates from the
'various mining cataps throughout
the Province,. 0,11 behalf ofthe ruin-
ling • industry. Tlicv earnestly j
svorS-cd to protect, develop- and
faster the mining industry of K- C
i,n uiil its branches.
UnlOFluualely, since'the  inception of the P. M. A., ill: see jus doubt- i|
ful svhetLitT tha   Goivsjinneiil   liave j
ever attained s.u£ki&nt slienglli.  Lin. jj
Road I;office, to. give a fair and  uiipreju-'
Useful and Ornamental -goods
Why susd oct when yoi: can hut 00011s as chf.aj1 hew'.?
Atlin. Nugget and Grape Rings 'uml nil '>i*.ds of Jowriry maim-
Jfaetured ou'tl.c premises.
Fine New Stock of Watches, Clocks, Jewelry **■>>■'■ Diamonds
AVut'cl.cs from §3.00 "l'-   '
Silverware, Cut Glass; Hand Painted China, Souvenir Spoons.
JULES EGGERT & SON, a-™-* AK., -o'iscovkrv.
time-as the-necessities- off tihe- casta
l-equiiecL' This hut,, coup fed: wiifch_
bhe ncGlucad freight; nabes,. WMul'tf
ana-hie- tlieft-ii to. sell: pncwi.sioi-i.s at
greatly, ned.uced. prices- to- nu'inei's-'
and: i-idiftjis. Tljffi ran-si; would
Slteti lbe: •awiilbl'iffdl tto» saouk "-round at;
■1. pnoiBl, W'lhsicdli fn:r.sii-:fl)i now ba
s-vorlfca-jll a.U :aWi.. -A'*..''.'!., iMD.Lsvithsla.ud-
Hn.wallliaha'.'i lhas* been said as to the
cVtl'ihi! CCai!f«i';n il'dii-ng- pllayed .out, so
£11: am ilia; iiwfilS.vci al'iatjJ; 01: place*;
-miner, is. sjoiiieiiiiecJ, sve are fairly
o:onvwiee«i; -ilisat, givem provisions al
ueaso-sablte antes,, the placer mine:*
■tan svouk lo advaaAage in this
camp for nuui.y years to conic,, and
large ar-jbia- of gnoAiusl. a.s yet untouched, svifl be opsned up cuncl.
vi'eld'a= rich halves'-   Is. Mia   111 Lues
l|diced   cousldeuation to the  rer-jiure
iM.einls ofi'Miie miLnang indius-tiry ;; amdh
iGonsECiuGiilly^ thc subject has been
'SaeataT aiore or lass wttli buckets oi
;cold s-vater,. as a laecc pawn  in Uliie
gaaae  of   poliltcs..'   Tloat  smelii  is-
appaientily tliie case, is an iuialiLsptnt-
tible  fast, audi it  uaturaiily excites
the-  keenest    disappoiut'iiieMt   and
seuiaus'   appaehewstoM   amo-ng   aHl'
corapeS-iwti ©bsenvers of nii*ii'ing a.f-
;fairs*    5t is- tliie*iefo*ie of tliie   first
Iku'pe-rtiaiiie that tiliie F.. Ivf. A., sboutld
.'(E-xpl'acitliy and'  -siaiplha'di'ealh* reiew
jits ei'ideat'Oittiis   to- obiain   tlie   -reforms, so. ltrsiuclhi nesdied an d'evelop-
.tng*. tihe 'iatenU weailith of ©us mineral
j TlM-consiiatioffl' oif tTne ruiaing in-
jdliust'cy ret^vuinas esiitinuous develop-
hasaii't : a-iifil1, also,., progressive efficiency iin its .-vdniiffiiistratisn.
Ik ii-i semietimes MasurEaused tba-i
ihe' I:>. M.. A., is playing .into the
Ito-nds of the capitalist, to- the cletri-
uaewt of the- ss*'orking.jirjiiiers, that
such,, iiosvever,. iis not t'ae.case is
-naply provsd'by reference to the
resol'utions and reports svliicl have
from time So time been adopted by
the Kx-Co.nim-Jtlee of the Association,, and. of the niinute book of 0113
loe31"s-!iiaetingft, svlliich is always
o|)2ii to lii-E-mbars.     -. ■,
And therefore, b*' no-i alarmed—
the P. M. A's policy h 'si 1*1 ply striv-
iitg lo obtain i-'.-mk i'i./«v an»i*k>ds-
I'lCXITY   l"OR   ALT.   Tf.-'tNKH.
Fitil Line of Clothing Just From the East
Complete Stock of.Dry Goods
THE    LATEST    IN    HATS,     BOOTS     AND      SHOES.
X9~    Gold   Seal   Gum   Boots. .
' .
Our Goods are the Best and Our Prices the Lowest.
We svill take out-door orunder-
Igroand pictures, 2>l4 x 4J^> Plain
mounted, at the follosv ing rates.:
"^5.00   per   Doz.
3.00     "      Half-Doz.
5x7, mounted:
$8.00   per   Doz.
5.00     "      HalfrDoz.
Paclure Post Cards :
$3.00  Per Doz. or under.
A Pourtsait-Gallery will open next
weei—look out for ad'.
Atlin   Studio.
C   P.."R. Co.
The following  Sailings  are  announced for the month of January,'
leaving Skagway at S p. m.: "
"Amur," '   .    Jan. 10th and 25th.
For further information, apply or
write to        H. B. Dunn, Agent,
Skagsvay. Alaska.
i). S'i'i'svAK'if, his entire stock
Another   adv-utta-je   o£  the  Allia- [of Uaocesies and Gcaeral Merdiand-
Taku. KwadwroulAbe the fact ihiui ijisc, I  respectfuLly sclicit a oontiau
Slrei-glit being brought iu  by learns,
tnosl,. i.f no-;a.lL, of. Lh*2 nj-ouT;;,* paid
Sor IJieLglnl wouM be s-pei-it iu twsvn,.
Bnslea/i of gaimg^ as Ll nosv does, to
»sve 11. Lli'i dis'id-cuds of the While
Viuss- L-Usillsvay Coi.v.pitny
are iikmciv cthea ad.vanUig?s vsiaich
•jiay be dea.lt svLtli ati anoihei: Um.e.
In the- liWLyiLiiiic, sve svoui.il uagc
all iiit-ei'isied. La neducred nates fo aid
ju gelling this road buiLt.
ance of patronage fro 111 a.11 our -many
ifri-iiids aud   custoiuers; and  to the
public.    Give me a trial.
\"chi?s very truLy,.
1'.  I-I.   -MOHI.EY.
-       THE   BEST   OF   GOODS
Sam.  Johnstone,' Pron.
Atlin Assessment District
■"VrOTlCU is hereto- (jiven, i"  ncooi-rtiH.ce
■"- with   t*» Stntt.tes,   tlmt   r.-ovineial ^
Uevc.iic  Tax   Mid   nil   assessed   taxes   ami
Dixon   &   Schulz,
income tax, ussesseil »k«1 levied u.uler the
-1 Assessment Aet " and amendments thereto,
j,rc now due and pnjaide for the year 1905.
All taxes collectible for the Atlin Atisessme.it
.'district n.-e due und payable at my olliee.
situate ut the Court House, in the Town ot
.'itlin. This luciicL', iu terms of law. is
cquivcluut to a personal demand by me
upon all persons liable for taxes.
. .1. A. Fit A.SI'It.
AT1.1N,   M. C.
There ]i—— ■
lleadunerters for Dixon's state.
I     E.-M. N. WOODS,     ;
t U«.-i.lxUcu 1111 Office ut Uooui 1i, ('old
I }.lM.Kev   DiMiuTOrjr.     Olfice    Hours—
I Tiiesdu.vs/t'lii.rsdu.vs aud .Saturdays,
J li-oni li ti> S p. >"•
Moticc to Delinquent Co-Owner.
Provincial Mining AssocfefJiin
The; aiiiwiiiiiJ- convention oi' Ike
• .Pros*iucLaL ,i\liming Ai;sociati«n svill
be hfikli Ln the ue-au fubure. As «i«-
tfiiinstancM c'lly paruiii oC occasional, meetings of Ihe Atlin branch
of the- Asfiociatbai, sve kave' been
urged to give i.nifo.rijjatioi.i . iju.. snia
ffoluinns. svith regarc-l to its svork,
a.ud, Ln clowig thas,. sve svould more
■■jarticiikaly couiniend our readers
' *io the pea-usiiL of the- published re-
jort of the'late convention: ,
Lost, h'e.Ui:ua.r.v., tlie. s.ecou.d. ajx-
- Slock i.u-t!:a<,le anal Jiusiut-.'-s
[in DLscovt-'ty to lf. II. Mhhujt, I
wish Uo llvank the public for lire
Liberal; pa.t!*onagc extended to me
diMing- the past live ysani and to.
solkit for u.'..y successor a co-i.tinu-
an-oe of their patronage,, whom I .atm
su-re svill meiit Lt."
\% -V,
B<'-   'i
..tV.rxAN'.   it.
Tunnel Survey, $1B.
P'«hs And Specifications, lor "it-js-n S'.ovcls n:id
llyilniullc f?l«jil& on u^i'.lic.ill.l!.
'.S'o.C.A. (tOUI.akii :— Vou are h«r4>t..y uoti-
Uu.l that d.ieiruL' the yeurs 101)1, l'JIE, l'JO'1 awl
Will, the .iudersi^v«.l hus expended inoru
tluui SU'l.llil iu labor and i.npi-<ive.in-.its each !
yea.- nicutioiied above, ou thu (iuf.u Sta'J.
.Mineral Clniin, sit.int.) on the west shore ut
LuUe lleuu>;tt,in tliu Ctstdu.- llistrict. II. C.
•j, iichLuh iuLu.mi;; eUiin. jiihui'ii un undivided
halt iji.t.ei.'est as shown lv>' tho nutices».i£ Loca- J
tion anil vueu.-1'l in"tlxe.'mii.ii.-j: records oC j
•■uiil DUtrii't. . ' |
'i'liesjud luhor was. pcrfovuied us .Mid fo» j
Ithe lunuiiaLrepi-cseutaliwu o£ said claim lut |'■
.thei'eiws ulIjumu  1i10.1tiiMieil. ti» renuii-eil l«l ■•
■ the  1ui.1l1.tX  laws  o£ IttUish  (,«i!.uuil)U>.. and. (
Itliu^ SlUIIJW  IjeLn-j  the u.iiuunt reiiuired ttvj
lio'il said claim for each .year.
iI«J. are St.rther notilled thut mili-sw. at or
liel'iiM.e the eN|iii".iSLon of 'JO day* after the
II.-st ijiuUleuitUni-ot'llil*notice ynu cimtriU-
ute nwii.- iiiHiyiiM:. iiw. of such expoinl.t lire lis
(Jo-Ownei', to w:iti the sum of Sail).(IU, together will. Ihii- costs 08 advertisiiii!; this
notice,. y.iuK Lu.ti ues* In. the claim -trill'he
roi'Ieitu.i lio t^j- remlersisntxi Cu-Owuev, who
has luj),.1* »ucl. ex.peii.lltii»e,>»u*l will lieuume'
his iiuupurty in the manlier provided by law.
l)att-<l tbis.aritli duj'ot Au^i.ut, l'JII-l..
Hi li.-I'-ttUlilA.
Northern Power & Lumber
Co., Ltd.
Until further notice the following"'
svill be the prices of Lumber :
Rough, up to 8 inches, $40..
do        do      jo      ,,        45.
do        do      12       ,,        50.
Matched, $50.00
S. IX f»5.oo& D. D. $16. extra.
12)4 per cent discount will be al-
losved for cash at time of ordering.
Atlin'1 Lodge, No. 15,
ineels second and fourth Wednesdays of each- month, at 8 p. in., at
the A. O. U. W Block, Third Street.
Visiting Brothers are cordially
invjlcd lo attend.
V. W. Dowj.inc,
Master Workman.
K M. N. Woods, Recorder. A  ii  A  i.'A f  ��� "*< ���  I /' s  ')���',' /  CI  ll  ' ','���.  '���'Sl'>'\  r  '*~.   I  , s  'I  '1  W  i  .1  W)-*  Til  .'I  ATUN.    B.'C,   SATURDAY,.  JANUARY   ~',  '1905  ATLIN      TRADING      COMPANY,      Ltd.     Importers   and   General'   Merchants.  Ladies'   Underwear, -&xkr.me~  Men's   Underwear, -jSKJ"�� &V~  -  Boots,   Shoes, Etc. -jffla?S rsf"  'We carry a full line of the celebrated Gold Seal Rubbers and Overshoes-    '    Remember every article we sell we guarantee to be first class.  noons ni'-r.ivKi-i'-ii vkomi'Tly on Tiir. c-iii-f.kk. A. S. CROSS. I'hkh.  Staple   and ' Fancy   Dry   Goods,  Ladies' and Gent's Felt Slippers,  Ready-Made   Clothing,  our stock of Staple and Fancy Groceries  is larger than ever and all at close' cash prices.  Spruce   Creek.  Now. that Christmas, Nesv Year's  Day and the intervening days of  play and good time,-have come and  gone ; and sve can only allow ourselves an occasional evening,for en-  . joymeiit, the proposed svhist tournament svill commence. ,  ,- Walter Sweet, . Richard' Alex":  under and W. C. Sinail have been  selected .to secure ilie names of all  who0 care lo enter this contest.  Ivveryone is invited to play, ladies  especially." If you are overlooked,  just mention- it to the committee,  and don't feel slighted. A suitable  prize, or perhaps more than'one,  will be given the winner or winners,  at the conclusion of the contest..  With the permission ot The Claim','  the standing of the players will be  published each week.'  Without question, the " swell "  event on Spruce Creek this year  _svas the Ness7 Year's Dinner, given  their friends,' by "Dick" Alexander  and "Jim " ��� McKechnie. Seventeen persons svere - invited���seventeen persons svere present,���and all  . were glad to be alive for-lhat particular "occasion, if for no otlier  reason.    The fortunate ones svere :!  five degree incline with a sviniWiss  is not much   like   the  roval   treat-  1 " t  nieiit they have receis'ed at the  hands of the Atliir people during  the past several days.  The Atlin Market Co., Ltd.  FRESH   DRESSED   MEATS,   also  ^VVVV/��A/><^VV��VVV*vVVy^^^VVVVV><A  It-Will   Pay You  . Tn si-iul "The (JI11 im" to your  friends, instead ol loosing tinto  writing li-ttc.s, lt endeavours to  I'.ublii-li every week .ill tlie p.-iuei-  l>ul news of this District. Price,  to   nny  part  of   the  world :   Six  '  i.io.itl.s, .^.fll) : 0..0 .vi'i.r, $f..UII.  AA*V>AA/SAAAA^VSAAAAAA/V^/VAA^^  POULTRY  OF ALL.  KINDS,  Dressed to Order.  Notice is hereby given  that application will be made to the  Parliament of Canada" at its next Session  for un Act to incorporate a.Company to lie  called the "Vancouver and Northern British  Columbia Railway Company '" with power  to construct a line of standard or narrow  j^ai.j^e railway from some point in the City  of Vancouver or some other convenient  point 011 the shore of llt.rrard Inlet, thence  run.lint; in a westerly and northerly direction by the' most feasahlu route to the  .Squamis'. Valley, thence by the most feasible route through the Pembertoii Meadow-,  to the Northern boundary line of the Province with a branch from some point ou the  main line to llarkerville; aiid for n declaration that said railway line is for the  {loneral advantage of Canada.  Said Railway Company to have power to  purchase other Railway Charters and railway lines and to sell, lease or otherwise  dispose of the whole or any portion of its  railway lines to any other Railway Company, and all otlier usual powers nrranted to  Railway Companies.  C.   DOELKER,   Manager.  The KOOTENAY HOTEL  <MW��:M:��>M-.'M��iM'i  ***-*9>��>��  **&M*i^jK0##**��**&^.**0**  OPEN    DAY    AND    NIGHT.  THE  DINING-ROOM IS"CONDUCTED  ON % STRICTLY FIRST-  " CLASS   PRINCIPLES.  Datku ut Vancouver this (ith  .lay of  De  Messrs.   Ssveet,' Wasson,    Berger, ' eemiier, A. n.iooi.  Borbeck, Keefer, Cartmel, Biasing..  Hinnaman, Hanna, . Hickman,  Roupe, ! naill (W. C. and R. A.),  Fole\\ FV;rott, Breeze and Burke.  The dinner svas an entire success  from start to finish, and much  credit is clue the " boys" for their  splendid'-effort. Champagne svas  there in plenty, .and toasts svere  drank to " The King," " "The  President," "Friends at Home,"  ��' Our Colonial Brethren," "The  Ladies," and others, too numerous  to remember. A response svas  made to each toast b'y some one of  the guests, but a space limit svill  not allow, room for these, except to  say lhat Waller Ssveet is in. his  element sshen eulogizing ." The  Ladies." The Orchestra being  present, music svas as plentiful as  champagne, and an exceptionally,  pleasant evening was spent���dancing, singing, playing* cards aiid  listening to the '* Band."  Ou Monday night, an opening  dance svas given at Mrs. Clay's  Boarding House. Thanks are due  " Dick" Duulap for his effort to  make the dance a success, by providing a svay for several Allin ladies  to attend. Something like one  hundred persons svere present.  From Atlin : Mr. and Mrs. Doellcer  and the Misses Doelker; Mrs.  Helming, Mrs. Vickers, Mr. Kon-  rad Wasvrecka and Mr. Duulap.  From' Discovery: Mr. and Mrs.  Frank Mobley, Mrs. and Miss Bou-  dreau, and others. All those living on Spruce Creek who can  dance, some svho can not, ss'ere  there,'and.all united in voting the  dance a success.  Murmers of discviutent may iiosv  be heard from certain members ,of  the Spruce Creek Orchestra���pulling a half-yard of dirt up a tsventy-  IlOSVAIiU .1. DUNCAN,  of the City of V.i.ico.iver in Uritish Columbia,  Solicitor   foi'   the  Applicants  The ���  Royal  Steam  Laundry  Beg to announce  that they have reopened and are now-  ready for business.  They take this opportunity to thank  their former patrons  and respectfully solicit their further  patronage.      Mrs. M. FENN,  Proprietress.  DISCOVERY, li.  C.  GOLD     HOUSE,  DISCOVERY,   B.   C.  STRICTLY   KIKST   OT^YSS.  JOE   ROSE,   Proprietor.  B'i'AOK    tc    LlVffill-f    IN    OOMNKCTION.  *J  0  *s  <5  U  0  K  "5  H  It  kl  M  H  0  THE    RU3&EUU    HOTEL  DIXCN    BROTHERS,   Proprietors  Pool  .���&'  Billiads,    Free.  Freighting and Teaming  Horses and Sleighs for Hire.  Tasty   meals,    line   liquors,   good  cigars, aud soft beds, make it a   .  pleasant home for all  travellers.  ED.   SANDS,   Proprietor  T     BATHS  BARBF.R SHOP  J/.' Shiui.ds & Kdoy Durham.  Now occupy tho.r now  nimrters next  to the Hauls of 11. X. A., first Street.  Thc liutli rooms aro dually i\a -rood as foi.ml  Iu niticis.    I'rivate  I'litnuico for larlios.  TI1C RttYAL; HOTEL,  V. TROTM AN .Manager.  Corner Fearl and' First Streets, Atlin, B. C.  FIRST   CLASS   RESTAURANT   IN   CONNECTION.  CHOICEST SVi-'tS. I.IQtJOKS ANu CKJAKS CASE (iOIWS A SPtCULIV.  Lake View Group of Mineral  Claims.  KlTCATE IN 'Hit; A'l'I.IN MlNINII DIVISION III''  OAbSlAH DlSTlllC'l', VOSHISTISII Ol' TUB  I.AKK VlUSV, (ill A Ml VlKlV AM) I..AHT  (JllAKCK MlNKKAL CLAIMS. Will*Id* I.O-  CATl'D ���lliiTSV-iEN  UlJK'II AKD.llllt.'I.I.Kll  Cheeks, Mouth of I'lNi: Ciiia'K.  TJIAKIi MO'l'IC'I-' Hmf I, M. lt. JiuiiioMi.i.  -A- uKOiit for SS\ II. Drown, Free Miner's  Cert.llcate n'U.SOO, and ,1. M. l)o�� iiin-^. I'rec  Miner's Uertiiii-atu U34,bfll, an.I John SS'oo.l.s,  Vvee Miner's (JurtiJIcatL- )i".l,Sl'-. iiitu.iil, fiO  ilays from ilato hereof to apply to the Miuiu-^  Recorder for a Cortificato of Iu.prove..ie.it  for the purpose of ojitaiiiiu^a Crown Grant  of the iiliovc -j-roiip of clainis: ...id further,  take notice, that uetiou, under section ",7,  iinmt he commenced before the issuance of  such Certificate of Improvement.  Dated this- I2tlrday of Oetohor, lUIM.  .SI   V.. JAMIIiSON,  l'\ .SI. C.  H31.8D4  The Canadian Bank of; Commerce.  CAPITA!,    PAID. UP' $8,700,000.  Ktsi'i'.vi',  ^3,000,000.  Branches ot the Bs.nk r.C j'oalt.ij,  Sun Francisco, '  '"���'���.'!��� c. .. P,oi?tl��ind,.   .  Skagsvay, etc.  Exchange cold'on all Points.   '  Goi.i' Dusr Vukcuahhu���Ahsav Oi'jficn in-.Connkction.  ���     .     . 1).  KOSS, Manager.  VANCOUVER "ENGINEERING WORKS, LTD.  .VANCOUVER, B. C.  SPECIALISTS   IN  yqrauEiie.ifiiniBi  Vs'ATl'R  .nery<  GATKS,  .    HYDRAULIC    GIANTS,  ' uii-FUH   BAKS,-     ;    .sT!'Hi7nn:KTTKi)   ririv, ;'���  HOISTS,       MINING    CAGK.S     ani.) .��� OKI".    CARS.   ���������  F.-1ADE   TO''GFECIAL.   DESIGN.  Write   for ucn'czz   c.v.tS  .ccc's.  ^  \ m  7,. "$&&&?  'v  ���  ',* "'J  ATLIN,    B. a,    SATURDAY, -JANUARY  7.     i*i*05-'  argain   Sales   this  Weeks  Undershirts    and    Drawers,   which    wera   $1.25   each   are  now   $1100  Overshirts,  ���I i  German   Socks,.  2.00  1.50  2.25  2.50  2.75  1.25  1*50  1.65  1.15  1.85  2.15  2.35  1.-B0  1.15  Closing   out  Dry   Goods  at  CosU  E.   L.   PILLMAN   &   CO.  Local Events.  The Public School 're-opens on  Monday, January gth, at 9.30. It  is important that all pupils should  be present on the opening day.  McDonald's Grocery makes "a  specialty of fresh eggs and butter.  ��� Mrs. Paul Eggeri, of Discos*ery,  returned home on Wednesday, after  spending the.holidays svith Mr. and  Mrs. Jules Eggerl.  - The Government Agent is calling  for election of fire svardens for the  towns of Atlin and Discovery, on  Wednesday, nth inst.  The posver of an engine in India  is sometimes given in elephant instead of horse-posver���an elephaut-  po.sver being equal to 24' horsepower ;���but in Atlin it is dog-  power sve often have to reckon svith.  Baths���Saturdays only���at the  0. K. Barber Shop ��� 75 cents���  for svinter only.  We have received from the esteemed Daily' Times of Victoria, a  Xmas box containing sprigs of holly, prolifically cropped . ,svith -red  berries, and a bouquet of flowers  1���shosving svhat can be grown in  the mild, salubrious climate of Victoria during svinter.  Our Discovery correspondent, sve  are sorrs* to say, met svith a slight  accident which prevents him writing this week.  J. T. Regan's Hardware Store,  Discovery, svill be open for orders  every Sunday.���Geo. Matthews.  Archie Burns, knosvn as "Tramway" Burns, one of Canada's stal-  svart sons, who_ put in the best  years of his life 'to open up this  vast empire of the North, died a  short time ago at Fairbanks,  Alaska, aged 48 years. He originated and operated the first tramway on the Chilcoot Pass, in 1897,  and afterwards engaged in the sasv-  mill business at Bennett and Log  Cabin. He svas a native of Montcalm, Quebec.  Well assorted stock of Plain and  Fancy Toilet Soaps at C. R. Bourne's.  The Cinderella Ball at the Kootenay Hall last Saturday evening  svas pronounced a grand success by  every one, and the Spruce Oreek  Orchestra's name in in any future  event svill be sure to drasv. This  ball finished the season's holiday  festivities in Atlin.  The gentleman' of Atlin made it  a point to visit all their lady friends  in town last Monday.,- They say  it is the only day of the year which  they claim as their osvn for that  purpose.  Musical * Instruments, Strings,  etc., for sale at C.Rl Bourne's.  J. W. McFarlane, C.lv. has been  instructed to measure the roads between Atlin and Surprise Lake,  and branch roads to Birch Creek  and McKee Creek as far as the  bridge. Trees are blazed ' and the  distance marked on them. The initial point is from the intersection  of First and Discovery Streets,' at  the Grand Hotel.  Al. Spears beat D. Ross in the  billiard tournament svhich terminated at the Kootenay Hotel this  sveek.  Stables & Lumsden have a large  consignment of apples for sale,  either by the lb. or by the box.  S. E. Durham; lately of Atlin.  has purchased the Pioneer Barber  Shop and Baths, Dawson, which is  the best business of its kind iu the  North.     , "    - ,\��     , , .  The latest magazines and papeis  are always ou hand at Pillman's.  Mr. J. H. Ferguson, who, until  recently, was manager of the Royal  B��nk of Nanaimo, on the occasion  of leaving for his home in Prince  Edsvard Island, svas presented with  a handsome gold watch. Mr.  Ferguson was for eighteen months  connected withvhe Bank of Halifax  in Atliu. j.  Stables & Lumsden make a specialty of Fresh Eggs and Butter.  ���' The British Columbian."  /7\N this, the, -first week of the New Year, Ve desire to  ^- ,thank'our    numerous   customers   for   the  generous  -J^   - support  -given-to '��s  during  the-past year*; and re- r.  ���il spectfully" solicit a continuance -oi your, patronage".  |H We   shall   endeavour,,   as   in the   past,   to merit  Tl ' such support,-by keeping our stock ' of ��� Merchandise  m| fresh arid -up to' date,        :                                .'    ���  $& Wishing you all a Happy New .Year. ".        *  STABLES .&  -LUMSDEN:.  First   Street,   Atlin,   B.   C.  NORTHERN'  LUMBER  POWER  ,: LTD.  &  Until further notice, tlm follunii.-jr will   lie tlio rate* for  Lights ;  nil nccounty collected  monthly: "'*,"'  ELEG7RIG   1MGHT  FATES:      .,,  Installation, .'            ...��������� .... $3.50 ' per; Light  . Subscribers enn be supplicil nt Meter rrttes :" . .  Rent of each Meter,*..          $1.00 per month  or at "Hut " rates, ns> under:   ' * "���-','  8   Candle   Power   Incandescent, ������'.  $1.75   per. month   per-Lij>ht  16        " " ' "' -   .-    3.25 ���,   "     '���'  32      " " "      -     5.50     '     "       .  ' "  t From uud after the ilrd January, 1005, all Lights will be turned o'f.at 2a. m. uud relit from C a. 111. until daylight.        "���'    : -' "    ."  All burned-out or lilacl'ened lamps will lie exchanged lor new ones, free of chiwg&, if  brought to the Company's olliee, but broken ones will bo charged for at 30 cents aaclu  The  Company's   Modern'Steam   Laundry has been Bet on len*e ito JltR. -kn*  MliS. Fi:m��', w ho will colleet'i.nd deliver all washing, receive liayment for o.Jl^vuslwng'-, inul *  puy all accou.it.s in connection with the r.aundrji'. ,   ;     _.-*       ���'-  ' -LOUIS   SCHULZ/-":.,''''  WHOLESALE   AND    RETAIL   BOTCHER,  -ATLIN,    B../C."  fj<  "     ATIJ.V,   13.  C.  . SHELF AND  HEAVV   HARDWARE,  v T'n and Granite Ware,,  >fi '   A/liners' and Blacksmiths' Supplies,'   Doors and Windows.  ��� Furniture>'a��i# Mattress Factory.  This is the title of a supplement  to the New Westminster "Columbian," just issued, and is the  largest publication of its kind yet  issued in the Province. Mining,  fishing, timber, shipping, agriculture and commerce,���the supporting industries of British Columbia,  ���are interestingly described, aud  show the great progress that is constantly taking place. The large  cities are carefully written up and  the resources of each section outlined. Illustrations are numerous  and the whole publication is well  printed.  :-0PEN '.-;  norfteni irewtttg Company, txL  'ATLIN, B.C.  skewers;, of lager beer        "[ /       .  small' and  large '-'orders " promptly - filled.  FINEST EQUIPPED HOTEL IN THE, NORTH:'  EVERYTHING CONDUCTED IN  FIRST-CLASS MANNER,  On-to-Datas  Restaurant in   Gonatedionm  FRED   WRONG,   Manager. ' '  CORNER   FIRST AVENUE  AND   DISCOVERY STREET,- ATI.IN.  HUCCKSSOK TO    jyj. FOLEY  ATLIN " GHEAP   GASH   STORE.  gijEr FULL LINE OF STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES.   �����< ,  Flour, Oats, Chop   Feed,   Bran,   &c.,, &c.  THE   V  HAlf-Way House  is - a luivo for all  t.-twollors. Tho mauls  ���wo free-mll'Mmr and  tlio itriusevx iu the  bar as rer.'et,liiii(g^s  the dew of tire early  ino.-iil.itf. An .dunI  MUnnier and winter  rewort.  JAMES  CLARK,.  PROJKUUeTOR.  rimw.'WSdi*- ���  '������*���-������* W1'wrr i*"1 �� ���*siai�� <���  .       ���       .ft* I  wm.t W<-4l'*W*j��.  J��.


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