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 fp  7/fM  VOL.   6.  ATLIN, B. C, SATURDAY.   MARCH  15.    1902.  NO.  ��39-  jt. jt  TIME  PRICES '   ' j*       *  w  re beg to quote tlie following- prices, until the opening of navigation,  after thai date it is our intention to make the price of Staple Goods  meet the conditions of the camp to ihc limit 01 our ability, regardless of  profit:  Ogilvie (lour, per sack, $4-25  Olvinpic .,, ,, .poo  Rolled Oats.        ,. - ..75  Canned Peas and Beads', doz. 2.00  ,, Apricots & rears, doz. .poo  ,', ��� Deviled Crabs, per doz.3.50  ,, Shrimps," per doz.  .Reindeer-Milk, ,,  Blue Point Oyster*-,  is ,!oz  French l'eas, per doz.  French Mushrooms, per doz".  Mince Meat, per doz.  Maple Leaf Lobster, is, p. doz ^.50  -    do 2S,     ,,      4.50  Empress drips, % gal  Maple Syrup,  .Star Tobacco, per lb.  Climax  ,,  Piper Heidsieck ,,  Candles, per ho*-*  Vermicelli  C. & B. Pickles, per bottle  Canned    Strawberries,     Rnsp-  betriesiSi Pine Apples, p. doy.3.75  A list. Million, per tin-. .50  Roast & Corned Beef, per tin      .50  Fnglish Brawn, per tin .50  Canned Chicken, Turkey p. tin .30  Klgin Butter, 2 lb tin 1.00  Best Coffee, 2II) tin .75  Good Coffee, 2H1 tin '   '   .to  Corn Siarcli, 6 pkgs    '    - 1.00  Soda  Crackers, 6 lbs loo  C. & B. Curry Powder' .25  ,,   ���'    Capers   , .25  White & Pink Beans,  w lbs      1.00  Raker's Chocolate, per lb .40  l'Vy's Cocoa, Y> lb tins .30  Van Honlen's'Cocoa, % lb tins .30  .90  T.'&. B. Chewing, per lb .75  1.25 I Battle 'Axe, Tobacco, per lb.       .S5  3.50 IT. & B. Cut Plug per lb 1.00  Best Honey, 2 lb tin --���    .50  C.-&. B. Jams, 1 lb tins, doz      3.00  3.00  2.50  3.00  3-00  3-5��  2.25  ���/*i  1.00  I.2".  '���25  55  Genuine Gold Seal Rubber Shoes, p^r pair, $4  Remember our Prices oh Winter Clothing*, Etc., are stiil Cut in Two.  BLAOKETT  &  The Canadian Bank of Commerce.  CAPITAL    PAID    UP    $8,000,000.  Branchas of,the Eank at Seattle,  . . ���   , - San Franelseo,  Portland,  Skagway, etc.  Exchange sotd on all Points.  Gold Dust Purchashd���Assay Oi*i"ic*i* in Connection.  J.  S.   MUNRO, Manager.  ' Tbe Carried�� Hotel,  Wm.   WALMSLEY,    Proprietor.  -    FIRST   CLASS   IN   EVERY   RESPECT.    -  Kin*   Winej,   Liquira   and   Ciqarx. Stabling for Horses.  orriMiTit UaroT. CARIBOU,   Y. T.  ��    The Vancouver General Store.    ���  Dealers in Provisions,   Dry   Goods,   Etc.,  A.   S.   GROSS   &   Go.  spEciAi/rms in  FANCY   CAKES   &   PASTRY.  jFf^sSs Bread/, Ryo Bread, etc.  Ciias.  Mykr, Proprietor.  Good Roorni to Rout���By tlie liny, Wcnk or Month nt i-essonnhlo rattii.  Shelfassd Heavy Hardware,  A.m. Glnb find. Gonuino HoiiUoy Skates. Mou's  Half Solos and Slioo Nails.  Houry  Piston * Son's Sown. Windows, Doors. Glass and Puttoy, otc, etc.  Full Line of Winchester���Black & Smokeless���Rifle & Shotgun  Cartridges.  Goods   BsMfllit   Sold   nnd   Fxchanged.  The = Bank = of ^ British = North = America  Batabliilied in 1816.   lncioi'pnrnt.d l,y Ilay'al Clmi-tiM-.  Paid Up Capitai.    -    -    -    7        $4..866,666  Rrskrve Fund    -    -    -    -    -    -    -''$1,703,333  Head Office in Canada:  Montreal.  H. Stikkman, General  Manager.  Branches in all the principal cities of Canada, and agents in New York',  San Francisco. Seattle. Tacoma, Portland, Spokane, Poston, Chicago, Etc.  .   ASSAY OFFICE  (Sold Dust Assayed, Purchased or Taken on Consignment.  Quartz -Assaying at Reasonable Rates.  HOCKEY GALORE.  Atlin   Gracefully   Takes    Its  Defeat.  Tho Visitors From White Horse  Receivo a Warm Welcome���-  Report of the Games.  " V'eni, vidi, vici," in tlie language of Ctcsar, which, interpreted,  means, "I came, I , saw, I conquered," and thus we can express  the arrival and departure of the  Hockey team ot the Northwest  Mounted Police from White Horse.  Unfortunately, owing to the bad  weather the visitors were late in arriving on Monday, and the necessity of the Police having to report  for duty on Friday night, the full  programme- of arrangements prepared- could not . he carried out.  However, what , was done, was  "done to.'the King's taste,"  and a disposition shown to reciprocate the hospitality extended to  the Atlin team on their recent visit  to White Horse.  The visitors were- nine in number, seven of tire Police and Messrs.  Simpson and McKitmon of While  Horse. They came in via Caribou  with Dixon's team.-which-had been  sent out to meet them, and arrived  about 4.30 Monday afternoon.  They were assigned to their quarters and given the freedom of the  town.  To those who witnessed the practice by the Police team on Tuesday  morning, only one conclusion  could be come to, and that, that  the best team in the district could  not hold its own against them, and  furthermore, that the spectators  would be treated to such a game of  hockey as they had possibly never  seen before.  The first game was played on  Tuesday afternoon, on tlie new  rin*;, between Atlin and the  Police, and the following is the  personel and positions of the respective teams:  Atlin  Goal  Point  Cover Point  Center  "Rover  Right Wing    Harbottle  Left Wing Fowell  I-L Gil lard captained the  home team and Cor. T. M. Swift  that of the visitors.  The puck was faced, off at 2.43,  p.m., and from that moment till  time was called, the excitement was  intense. The Atlin goal was hard  pressed during the whole progress  of the game, and to the hard work  of Heal and Owen as Goal and  Point is it due that tlie visitors only  scored what they did, large as that  score was. ft was demonstrated  that   the    Police   could   skate   all  Heal  Owen  Lawrence  Nicoll  Kaye  Bourne  Gillard  Mr. J.  N.W.M.P.  Brick wood  Piercy  Swift  Johnstone  Ferris  round our boys, and that the home  team were but pigmies to the visitors. In spite of opposing odds,  Atlin put up a very fair defense,  and never lost heart. For two,  practically, novices at hockey,  Lawrence and Bourne put up a  very fine game, and generally, our  team undoubtedly did the best they  could. ' On the rare occasions when  the puck got near the visitors' goal  cries of'"shoot " were heard,, but  in an instant the scene was changed, and the shtot would be at the  other end. To the plucky play of  Gillard is due the only goal that  was really scored ��� the other was  -given. The score, at the call ot  time, stood 15 to 2 in favor of the  Police.  On Monday evening a ball was  held iu Pixon's Hall, which was  very largely attended and thorougl}--  enjoyed. An excellent supper was  provided by the ladies, to which  ample justice was done.  Tuesday morning thc Police-  were driven to Discovery, where u  game was played in the afternoon  against a local team, resulting in a  score "of 9 to o. Tfhe game was  divided into two halves of 20 min-  tues each, but if another 20 had  been played, the chances are the  score in favor of 'White Hors-,  might have been doubled.  A'Smoking Concert"in honour oi  the visitors was held at the Grand  Hotel on Wednesday evening, and  was very largely" attended. The  concert'was in every way a success.  Mr. Gillard occupied the chair.  The White Horse , team left or;  their return about 2 o'clock Thursday morning, and we fear they  must have had a very hard trip.  The wind was blowing a gale fiom  the north and. the thermometer 36  below. Up to a'latelast night they  had not reached. Caribou. Had it  not been for the storm they could  easily have made connection with  the train at that point.  REX vs SANGSTER.  A   Case   of   Defrauding   the  Revenue.  The First Conviction in Atlin for  a Case of Smuggling ��� W.  Sangster Fined $50.  The Canada Customs authorities  have lately been 'given to believe  that the smuggling of contraband  goods to Atlin from Skagway, via  the Warm Pass, has been in  vogue, and, in consequence, a strict  watch has been kept. The first to  fall into the clutches of the law was  William Sangster, who came in by  the Warm Pass,.but -did not meet.  with any request to pay duty. Fit-  was interviewed by ,the Magistrate,  had to payl $50 for his trip and  had to present his sled and dogs to  the Government. He now believes it  is cheaper to patronize the regular  trails. ...  --', ��� "-J  -Y/l  ..X'  'I  -;. *��-���!  ~X1$  ���������- 4j  i  -. 1!  ��ift��*?��t��m(��>Kyytf-4o  i��^:MM��eMi#tt��anr-*-tt^-7-  sgjisw;-;  mm  'MV^.^^TT'n^  ^S^&^0^2S2--  aisii^^jv^-i-^^ij^te^^ ���fit*  ATUN,   B.C..' SATITKIJ^V.' .MARCH   1.5.719,02.  i  The Atlin Claim.  I'nIilisliiMl    i!V(-i-.v    Snturdiiy   iiun-iiiiii;   1,v  T'.ib atms Claim "pum'ihhinu Co.  ��� A. C. Mucric.'llPUi.l). i'lilTou.  1). Todii l.r.us, Suli-l-'iliioi-.  Ollii'f of iiulilu-iitinn IVurl S'., Atlin. H. C.  Ai\v<TtisiiiK   K��t(;s:   $1.0(1   per iut-li, each  inxtMtioii.    Kt-iulinir nntieex. lis   cijiit.s u lint-.  S|K-ciul Contract Kiit<��s on application.  Tim-mltwript ion pi-i<-��: is $fi a yc-i-.i- payable in atlviiiK-i-. No p iper will bi.- ilolivt-ri.-il  iiiiIuhs tills i-iiiiililiiiii in <-oiiinlii-(l with.  Saturday, ,Mar.,   15,  1902.  Exit   White   Labor,,  "To Hi-: or not   to  be," Japs or  no Japs-���-that is the question.-  '  The above sombre heading has  a gruesome look, but, figuratively  speaking, not more . gruesome than  the feelings' of every citizen iu thc  district -when the ill-favoured report that "The Atlin Mining Co. is  bringing in Japs," received confirmation from that company's  Manager, R. D. Fetherstonhaugh.  True, corporations have no soul,  hence our opinions and feelings in  Ibis matter were not asked, but  nevertheless, we presume our  mouth-piece with the company, its  Manager, might at least have dissuaded the directorate from inftict-  . ing such atdastardly scourge upon  ��� the miners of this section of B.C.  by openly showing a preference for  Oriental cheap' labor over white  ' men.  In a manner, Atlin is our birthright; we have one and all of us  sacrificed .home, friends and comforts, aye, and endured hardships,  privation and want, ( and now a  silver tip is .just showing above  the horizon; our pluck and energy  seems in a fair way to reap its  reward, bitt no, we are confronted  with "work for Japanese wages  or beg your way out."  As is the position of the vast  majority'of us, we look for wages  during the few months of the season to' enable ns to prospect and  open out our own properties during  ��� the rest of the year,'and thus prove  up the value of these and of our  district, but this threatened influx  of Oriental labor will undoubtedly  retard much of the camp's development during ensuing seasons.  ' It may be said- that the few japs'  who are now coming in will not  and cannot materially affect the  welfare of the district. This may  be very true, though the' principle underlying the first introduction of Oriental labor, theinsertion  of the thin edge 'of the. wedge, is  too probable to be the advent of the  coming of hordes of this unwelcome  class of laborers.  In our knowledge we know of no  mining camp in B. C, or, for that  matter, on the Pacific coast, where  the employment of. Oriental labor  has proved a. success, why then  look for it in Atlin.  It is much to be regretted that  the proposal arranged by the Citizens' Committee and Mr. Fether-'  stonhaugh could not be carried out,  and it is to be hoped that if the  .miners take the matter in their own  hands to send those Japs back, who  ' are now on the way, they will recollect that they are entitled by law  to the same protection as we are  ourselves, and that violence will  not be resorted to.  IN ��� MASS'ASSE1  Employment of Oriental   La-  : .bor Deprecated.  Explanation  by the  Atlin Mining  Company.  At the request of several citizens  .a public meeting was-called by the  Deputy Gold Commissioner, Mr. E.  J. Thain, for Wednesday . evening  at 7 o'lock, at the Court House.  In response to the call a very large  number of the business men and  miners turned up and even standing  room was at a-premium. The purpose of the meeting was to consider  and devise wa)-s and means of prevailing upon Mr. R. I). Felherston-  haugh, Manager7o'r the'Atlin Mining Company, to. 'send 'whence  they came, the 16 Japanese laborers he is reported lo .be importing;  or if he refuse,, to take steps to prevent their coming here,  ��� Mr. Thain was appointed to take  the chair -and D. Todd Lees was  called upon to act as Secretary.  After explaining the object of the  meeting, Mr. Thain called' wpon  Mr. Charles Myers, one of the instigators of the meeting, to further  elucidate the .purport of its call.  Mr. Kirkland stated that unless an  acknowledgment were made by Mr.  Fetherstonhaugh that he was bringing in Japanese' laborers, the meeting would have no business:  Mr. - Fetherst.anhqngh acknowr  Iedged that 16 Japanese laborers  were now on their .way from .Vancouver under contract to his cotu-  pany, and -explained that m contemplation of. increasing the capacity of the plant, .the necessity of  much additional skilled white labor  in consequence, and the yet uncertain nature'of the ground, he had  been instructed- by his- directors in  London to employ Oriental labor  for work on the flumes and* dump,  and had no voice in the matter but  to carry out these instructions. He  was prepared to guarantee that no  more Japs, but those now on the  way, would be employed, and, further, that if the-' property was this  season* put Tipon a paying basis  even these few Japs would be conspicuous' in'their absence next year-  Mr. Kirkland -commended Mr.  Fetherstonhaugh on his- manly acknowledgment and, explanation, but  strongly deprecated the introduction- of the " thin edge/' as it had  ever been the case, when once the  gates were opened to Oriental labor  they could never be closed- ' He  therefore begged to move the following resolution-.  Whereas, the Atlin Mining District is being threatened with an influx of cheap labor in the shape of  Japanese���the first contingent of  which, we understand, is being  brought into the camp by Mr. R.  D. Fetherstonhaugh to work the  property of which he is Manager*.  And whereas we deem that the  entrance of these will be but the  precursor of further contingents,  and the ultimate banishment of  the white laborer from our midst;  And whereas   we   deem   that  Hyldir-aulllcf   Miming  &  acmnery.  HYDRAULIC   DERRICKS ��� From 3 to- 10 toils lifting capacity.  HAND    POWER " DERRICKS   of;-   to  2  tons lifting capacity.  HYDRAULIC    GRAVEL    ELEVATORS,  HYDRAULIC ' GIANTS,    WATER    GATES,- -  ANGLE   STEEL.   RIFFLES ' Sc  ' .   ��� HYDRAULIC    RIVETED    PIPE.  he kshm Hehdy'Machine Works..  ,Nos. 3?. to 44 Fremont- Street,  '. |       SAN    FRANCISCO,   CALJ  Write for prices, circulars and catalogues, or call on  A7C. Hirschfeld, Agent, Atlin/B. C  Tie;  <$'���  &A  ���Co.  WHOLESALE     DRY     G.OODS,     LIQUORS,   AND     CIGARS.  ���^ Importers  of, all classes of Foreign Goods "&  -  ... Victoria   anal   Vancouver. '  Sole Agents for: ,,  BROWN'S-   4   CROWN    SCOTCH    WHISKV ���  CORBY'S.  CELEBRATED' CANADIAN    RYF.  ���������   , A. B. C, BOHEMIAN    St.    LOUIS   .BEER,.  MOKT. &   .CHANDON    CHAMPAGNE, ' DRY    IMPERIAL  TlflE. :R��H(AL 'HOTEL,  E.'-Rl SSELLI,   nianagar.  Corner Pearl aud, First Streets, Atlin, B, C7  This   New   and   Commodious   Hotel was opened lo the Public,  April  r&th, 1901.���Everything in* it is New-���Strictly First Class.  CHOICEST WiNES, LIQUORS AND CtGARS CASE GOfBS A SPECIALTY.  ��� Che. Mtim ��� $Mm .east? ��� $w?t.  '"PO make room for 'large Spring- importations, I liaye;.decided to under-;  sell Cut Rates already Advertrse-d,.and,.in; additionr quote the  following prices: ... ..;,,.; ��� r"  ��2.50   Pears ,r  3.0c* .Cooking.Figs,,  . 90 Sugar, 8 lbs  1.00  Cheese, per lb-.  1,00  Lubeek Sliced "Petalo"cs, per lb  65  Ham and Bacon, per lb-  Alert Bay Salmon, per .doz  Worcester Sauce    ���  -,,  Simco Jam, 5:11> pail  Ev. Apples,  5 lbs  Apricots ,,  Peaches1       ��� ,,  65  r.oo  '25  30  25  Moccasins, S2.00 per   pair.     Felt  Overshoes ���'&..���' Manitoba   Arctics,  Ladies* & Children's Boots and Shoes, -Dry Goods, etcf, etc-.-, at cost.  Crosse & BlackwelPs Jams and Marmalades and all other Goods  Reduced 70.to 20 per cent./  All Goods "Warranted' and if-not Satisfactory Money Returned,  c u<  THE    KOOTENAI   HOTEL  ���o-������^:(-*&��a*��*o*o<*>a��>o*o<��o<->����o<>a*^  t  S  s  Goorgo E, Hayes, Proprietor .  Cor. First and Tkainor Streets.  This Fir��t Glass Hotel lms been remodeled and refurnishe-i .throughout  - ..and offers the best accommodation to Transient or Permanent  Guests.���American and European: plan., ...   ..  ' Finest Wines? LiauoB*s and Cigars.  .Billiards ��� and   P00U; ���.-.  &  a  ^���o��*>o*c^c(*o*o��-a*o*>o<K(*��ot*-):f* <*>a<v^c^a->'c<''>��'-*0-��S' ��k��*o*c83!*o<>  'THE -OR.  FINEST EQUIPPED HOTEL" IN- THE NORTH,.   EVERYTHING  CONDUCTED IN  FIRST-CLASS MANNER.     ���  Freraoli  Restaurant In   Gostnectietn.  David Hastie,  Proprietor.  Corner of First and Discovery Streets.  (leaving out the question of the re- (  THB:,:dO:tD':: HOUSE.  DISCOVERY,' B,C.  Comfortably Furnished Rooms���By the Day, Waek or Month.  AMERICAN.   AND   EUROPEAN    PLAN.  J, P. llosi:. Uiiiitt._��p,  -���^��SiC5w<^%t;,7��^,,7A^V��l��uy^AlfWr..-"*~*4a��.  '-���"'-~*����-*-m��rt����B�������v��-,  .-r^^n'fSSw^ttfltBii.^i'1l.lilW'"-1-''&^*,^tfV  ^Z&?*K?Wr*nrWHU*i  **ftWfgy^sgjree7ryTC| OS  [U)  : ATLIN,  B. C. SATURDAY.  MARCH- 15. Y90-2.  iser ��  First Street, AtMn, B. <&. ['   ���  Hindis on!!y the best Goods in tke Market.  jgHF"   UEA1.ERS in  '. '; ' Groceries, Fruits, Flotsr,. FeeeS  mad Pr&'irB&SQfasia  BEST   SERVICE   GUARANTEED.  Try   our Teas and Coffees.  lative citizenship of the two'races)  it would retard the development of  ." the district in as much as the while  laborer, skilled as. many of them  .are, in, quartz . mining, and spending, as1 they do, the winter months  in the exploitation of our mineral  wealth, would, when supplanted by  this  cheap   labor  in   thc hydraulic'  ��� placers, be cut off from their usual  and only means of acijuiriiig'agrub  stake;'       .   - ,.    -,  And wiikkkas- we deem that  this, retarding.of the development of  our.mineral resources will be the  source of ineparable'daniagc io the  district;  THEREFORE," in- it Rksoi.v-  i"i> thai   Mr. Fetherstonhaugh   be  - requested to desist   from  importing  - tlie.'-aforcsaid  Japanese, and in the  - event, of his refusing to comply  with this request, then, that we  use all fair and honorable means to  repel their ingress and thereby conserve the interests of the camp.  Upoii seconding the motion,- Dr.  Young said that it-. Mr. Fetherstonhaugh would accede to the yoice of  the people as expressed' hi   this re-  ��� solution he felt assured that if -Mi*.  Fetherstonhaugh got what men he  required, up to 16, the miners  would reimburse him for whatever  he was out in excess of" the wages  he was to pay the Japs.   ���_  Many   other   speakers .spoke to  the question, while  in-one case unnecessary and unpardonable person-  -.alitieswere  indulged  in; and only-,  one speaker spoke   in   favor  of the  action of the company, through its  .  Manager.       Mr.   Cochrane'   asked  Mr. Fetherstonhaugh   if "he would  accept or choose   16   white men at  Jap wages, tlie'- miners of  the dis-  ,   trict taking it   upon   themselves to  make up the difference   to standard  wages,   but   Mr.   Fetherstonhaugh  stated   that  unless a business  proposition   was  submitted  to him he  was   powerless    to   act,   the Japs  were   already   on   the way in and  several   hundred  dollars  had been  expended 011 their   account, and a  binding,contract entered into.  ��� The motion  before  the  meeting  was again   read by   the  Secretary,  and a "standing   vote   asked by the  ' Chair, when it was  carried  unanimously.      .   '  .   On'motion of Mr! D. Todd Lees,  seconded by Mr. Hirschfeld, a committee, consisting of three represieri-  tives from Atlin and two from Discovery,  was   appointed   to   confer  ' with Mr: ��� Fetherstonhaugh.     The  following gentlemen were nom'inat-  .   ed: Dr. Young, chairman, J. Regan,  M. Foley, T. White and P. Cooper.  ���The meeting then   adjourned for  half an hour,to allow  the .committee to consult with Mr.. Fetherston-  .haugh.    At the  conclusion -of the  conference  the -committee reported  that  upon   &��� guarantee of the snm  of     $TT20"-Mr.   'Fetherstonhaugh  agrees   to   send   the Japs back to  Vancouver, being the  amount  already expended'and $300  for re-  7 turn fares.  -A subscription list was  ��� " then opened 'arid  about $400 sub-  scribed.7 - A.'-' committee, consisting  ..of J. Kirkland,; E; Burdett  and TJ  . White, was delegated to open a list  , in   Discovery.-     After   the    usual  votes   of   thanks  the  meeting adjourned.  ON STRIKE.  Trouble   ' Among*      Eastern  Workmen.  Dastardly Tactics ��� A Canadian  Peer ��� Prijico Henry Homeward Bound.  Nmw York.,!, ivlarcli 11 th. ---  Eight thousand men are out on  strike and twenty-five thousand  more are ready to join I he strikers.  Tlie situation today, the second  day, is grave, and Boston freight  handlers are making a move to prevent life employment of noii-iiiiio--.-  ists.in railway work. The New  York, New Hampshire & Hartford  aud the Albanv'biaheb of the New  York: Central are the roads chiefly  affected, though "'ihey are carrying  on as usual with non-union men.  Benjamin 17 Butler, Secretary  of the Iron Moulders' Union of  York, Pa., lias been arrested on a  charge of putting cartridges in  moulds at the Penna Agricultural  Works, presumably flint non-union  moulders would be blown up.  and tSragse RSeatjs  And All Kinds oi Jewellery Manufactured on the Premises.  /$&?"*    Why'send out when you can get, goods as cheap here?  Watches From) ,$& us$b.   Fine Lino of Souvonf/p Spoons.  JULES EGGERT & SON, The Swiss Watchmakers.  .BAILS...  1 ti.)U'Ut^��  A   Chapter,of   Calamites  to  the British.  i--oi-  OK  General Methuen Wounded���E. G.  Prior Sustained By a ' Small  Majority.  Berlin, March 11 th.���Baron von  Richthofen, Secretary of Foreign  Affairs', in' the Prussian Diet, yesterday made air eloquent bid for reconciliation with Great Britain,  when announcing- the permission  accorded by that country for the  distribution of- German gifts to  Boer prisoners' in' the different concentration camps. "The English  and German nations," he said "are  inseparably bound together by ties  of blood, race and friendship. They  are cousins, who 9hould ever find  themselves side by side,"   ,,  London, March nth.���General  Methuen, the hero of the relief of  Kiraberly and 'the Magersfow.teiu  catastrophe has ljeen captured by  General Delarey near Wynberg,  Orange River Colony, . four guns  were taken. General Methuen was  wounded in the thigh. Three British officers and 68 men were killed  and 5 officers, 72 men wounded;  one officer and 200 men are reported  missing. The engagement took  place on Friday last.  General Kitchener also reports  that he fears General Grenfell's  column has been captured by Delarey.- The deepest dejection prevails in England, and further news  is anxiously awaited.  London, March 11th.��� Secretary of War Broderick announces  j that 6000 "Yeomanry-will be immediately embarked as a reinforcement to Lord Kitchener and that  he will 'be given all the -assistance  he requires.   ���  ". WiNN'ii'K-"-, March nth. ��� The  identification of- a tramp", who was  arrested at >Furt William, has been  established as a man named'Kauff-  man, wanted for seven murders,  the last of which was that of killing.  Officer Robinson of the San Francisco police force.  Alaska,   Yukon   and  Northern   B.C.  l-KOM  Skagway to Atlin & Dawson  GO TO  HI-RSCHFELD'S  Notice.  Victoria, March nth.���E. G.  Prior, who was recently sworn in  as Minister of Mines, defeated E.  V. Bodwell in the bye-election yesterday by 33 votes. The total number of votes polled was 3034.  Vax'couvkh, March nth.���Indians at Fort George have, seized  tlie Htidsons Bay Company's stores  at that point and have compelled  the whites to seek shelter at Que's-  nel.- A-force of'Police has been despatched to the scene of the trouble.  London, March nth.���Earthquake disturbances continue at  Sharuaka and Baku in Trans-Caucasia. Twelve thousand persons  have been rendered destitute.  ��� ' Ottawa, March nth.���It is expected that; Premier Laurier will  become Lord Arthabaska at the  coronation ceremonies.  NkwYorx, March ir..~ Prince  Henry left on his homeward journey, tui-* afternoon.  Victoria, March nth.���Premier  Dunsmuir has received an anonymous letter threatening his life if  he again appeared on the public  platform.  Seattle, March nth.���President Graves, of the White Pass Ry.  expects to declare the new through  tariff about the end of the week.  KTOTICE is hereby ifivon that upplicutioi,  will Iju made to the Pitrliiimem of Cnmi-  rla, nl the next Session thereof for an act to  incorporate a company with powei'to build,  equip, maiiitui-i and operate n line or linn*  of   railway from some point on Kitimut Inlet in Coast District, in the Province of Hri-  tisli Columbia, thenon l,y the   most   convenient unci .feasible   route   to    Huzelton   oir  Skeetiu   River   in   the  Cassiar   District iit  said Province, thenco  from   said   Ha'ncltoti  by the most feasible and practicable route to>  11 point on the Northern Boundary line   of  the Proviuc-eof British Columbia ut or near  Tesliu J-.alte or Atlin Lake or both:   Aud also from btiid HuzelUm-by the most reasonable and feasible route to o point at or near  the Eastern Boundary line of tiie   Province  via Skeeiia. lltibiiio, Driftwood, Ominecaaucf  Pin lay Rivers to  Peace River Paw,  thencar  liastorly to  the   Eastern   boundary  of the-  Province; thence   to a point  at or near Edmonton,    in  the   Northwest Territories of  Canada, with  authority  also  to construct,  equip, maintain and operate branches  from  my point in the proposed Iin�� or  lines,  not  exceeding  in  any one case  thirty   mile* itr  length; and with power to constmc-t.itctjuir*  own and maintain whurve* and ducks in connect ion therewith; and to construct,own,acquirer equip and maintain steam and  other  vessels and boats, and operate the  tamo on  any navigable waters; and to construct, operate and maintain telegraph and telephoup  lines alonfr the  routes of said railway   an<E  its branches,or in connection therewith, amE  to transmit messages, for commercial   purposes, and to collect tolls therefor;   and  to-  acquire and receive from any  Government,  corporation,   or   persons,   grants   of   land,  rights   of way,  money-,   bonuses,  privileges  or other assistance iu aid of the countrurtion  of the    Company's undertaking, and to connect with and to enter into traffic or. other  arrawrements   with railway, steamboat   or  other companies, and for all rights, powor*  and privileges necessary, usual  or incidental to nil or nny of the aforesaid purpose*.  Dated   this-1th day of February, A. D'lBflS. "  J. A. Gemmili,  Solicitor for Applicants.  Chicago, March nth.���A terrible hurricane has wrought damage in Omaha to the extent of half  a million dollars.  London, March nth. ��� King  Edward celebrated his wedding anniversary quietly yesterday.  A concert will be held on Wed.,  26th inst, in the First Presbyterian  Church. Rev. Mr. Russell is leaving early in April for the Old  Country, and this concert is being  given as a parting "send-off."  Get your friends to subscribe for  "The Atlin Telegraphic Bulletin,"  ���weeklv. ���������'���.  Certificate of Improvements.  Nc  ROCK   OF   AGES   MINKRAT.   CLAr.M.  SlTL'ATK OS PltTK    ClPCSK,   ATI,IK   DlTIHTOJl.  Cassiah District, lt.C.  OTICB '�� hereby jfiveli that Tv*e. P. A.  Wise, "V. G. Mitchell and N. H. Run-  nalls, intend. Sixty day�� from date, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for tho purpose of  obtainingti Crown Granl of the above mineral claim.  Axi>   Pubtiikk,   Telle notice  that  action  under Section 87 roust be commenced before  the issuance- of such Certificate of Improvement*.  Dated thh Srd day of February, 190"!.  F. A. Wise.  .TV. G. MitorsIiI..'  mol-80-1 N.H. Runnam.s.  Placer  Act,   1901,  for sale at this office.  consolidated,  i*  I  I-  1.  It.  i , Ail  'i  "u  1  , '  '   i  .   *���  i f.  VI  '" ���.:iX->r,:-:>'/':.--^^\ AT J. IN.  'B.C..  rtATl.'RDA'V,   MARC-i'l  lllOi  PICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  Church  nf KiikIiiik.1:  St. MartIii'k Churi-li, cor. Thlnl and Triilu-  <.-.- .iti-i.-ets-. Suiiilii.v scrvlce-i, Matins lit 11 u.  in., Ci-.-iisriiic: 7:3(1 p. in. Cuhihrntiun of Holy  1 '.'uimnnioii, !,,(,' Stindiiy iu ouch month und  (���ii S|Vi-iul ih-c-ii-juiiis;. Suiiduy School, Sun-  day nt, il p. iu. (Joinmim-c Mecliugs, 1st  Ttiursdiiy iu each mouth.  Rev. 1-". L. Sti-plii'iKOii, lti>i-ti,r.  St. Andrew's I'l-csbytci-iun Church hold  ��� ni-vire-. ill the l/liureh (in .-Siiroml Street.  Moriiinu- service ut II evening sri-vU-p 7 ::iil  .Sunday Srlmul al the i;li,.si; nf tin.- inoi'uiiig  service 1,'i'v. J. Itiih-suil, .Minister. l-'ree  Ri'iiiliuu- Kimiii. tn which all hit weleoine.  PERSISTENCE WINS. '  Citizens Hold a Second Meeting to . Further Discuss  the Jap Labor Question.,  The Hoard of Trade at it; monthly meeting uiuiiiimously endorsed  the anti-Japanese question as iutro-  truced at the recent public meeting  ��� aud the Secretary was instructed  to notify authorities on the outside  -  accordingly.'  Placer   Act,   1901,   consolidated,  , for sale at this office. ���  A. Nickerson, having made arrangements to handle the egg crops  -of tlie ranches at Saanich and Salt  Spring Island, is now prepared to  give the public a strictly fresh and  reliable article (by dozen or ca.se),  . gathered every day and laid down  in Atlin in 8 or 10 days. Also  California, Oregon and 13. C. new  creamery butter received every  week direct from the makers.  Tom Hinchcliffe's Pony I.vxpress  leaves Atlin Wednesdays for Log  Cabin; Passengers, $io; Freight,  .07 per lb.  The. Woolridge Bros, of thc Ten-  . mile House came iu yesterday with  ' freight aud returned today.  To ' Amateur Photographers ���  Toning and fixing solution for  Solio and other papers, in bulk,  ready for use, at Hirschfeld's.  W. Walmsley has a first-class  hotel at Caribou Crossing, and promises his patrons the best of everything.    Excellent stabling.  Home Made Bread, 10 loaves, $1,  al the ' Vancouver Restaurant &  Bakery.  Lowney.'s chocolates at Dockrill  & Bourne's.  Blue Ribbon Coffee is absolutely  pure. ��� It is sold iu all the stores in  Atlin.  Dixon's teams had a very rough  trip iu from Caribou this week.  There is more solid comfort in a  cup of Blue Ribbon Tea than in a  gallon of most beverages.  Fresh Ranch Eggs, just arrived,  at li. I.,. Pillman it Co.'s  Furnished rooms to rent���apply  Hotel Northern.  Copies ot the new Placer Act of  1901, consolidated with the Acts of  ���898 and 1899, for sale at the  Claim Office.  A concert will be held on Wed.,  26th inst, in the First Presbyterian  Church. Rev. Mr. Russell is leaving early in April for the. Old  Country, and this concert is being  ���given as a. parting "send-off."  Get your friends to subscribe for  "The Atlin Telegraphic Bulletin,"  ���weekly.  Choice Creamery Butter, 40 cents  Cheese, 30 cents, at Nickerson's.  E. S. Busby, Inspector of .Canadian Customs, stationed at Skagway, came in this week, and was an  The Committee 'appointed at.the  previous meeting of citizens- -reported on second page--called a  public meeting for yesterday evening al the Grand Hotel, lo hand in  its report. Owing to tlie .shortness  of time given there was not as large  an attendance as 011 the previous occasion, but it was fully representative of thc commercial and mining  interests. Mr. J. A. Fraser was  called to the chair and Mr. D. Todd  Lees acted as Secretary. In the  absence of ltr. Young, Chairman of  the Committee, ��� Mi". Regan stat��:d  that it had been unable to raise the  amount necessary to nieei the proposal agreed to with Mr. Fetherstonhaugh, and as that geii'tlmaii  was not in a position to amend his  arrangement, the Committee desired to know the feelings of the community with regard to the disposition of the monies collected.  It was moved by Mr. Burdett  and seconded by Capt. Foley, That  all funds collected in accordance  with the sentiment of the last public meeting be forthwith returned  to those who subscribed, and that  the Secretary be instructed to.nutify  Mr. K. J- Thain, custodian of these  funds, accordingly.���Carried.  Discussion then took place as to  a course to be followed on the question at issue, but 110 tangible solution or agreement could be arrived  at as to how the Japs could be  kept out. Mr. Burdett stated that  as a deputation of one, appointed to  interview Mr. Fetherstonhaugh, he  was given to understand that he  was prepared to guarantee that the  Japs, now under contract to his  Company, would be shipped out of  the country not later than June ist  next. In consequence of this promise he would move:  Moved by K. L. 'Burdett, seconded by H. E Cauavan, That a committee of five be appointed to further consult with Mr. Fetherstonhaugh and obtain from him a guarantee that the Japanese now corning  under contract to him be sent back  by June ist next, and that iu the  eve at cf any other company or companies importing Oriental labor  prior to that date, then that he will  send away his own gang to intercept and turn back the newcomers  and all leave the country. Further,  chat this committee be granted discretionary powers.���Carried.  The following gentlemen were  appointed as the committees- E. P.  Queen, E. L.'Burdett. J. A. Fraser,  Capt. Foley and J. Kirkland-.'  It was moved and seconded that  that the committee appointed to  confer with Mr. Fetherstonhaugh  and to raise funds be herewith  thanked and discharged.���Carried.  For the purpose of hearing the  new committee's report, it was decided to call a public meeting at  the same hour (8.30 p.m.) and  place,  tomorrow���Saturday���-even-  Cummings& RIch-arcisQn.  ,..   ��� Leading   House   for  Dry   Goods,   Boots- and. Shoes.   ��������*��� ��  Special Bargains in -Clothing  *j*  jfi  &  OUR   PRICES   ARE   THE   LOWEST.  -   ,     ,  - Orders takeii for Tailor-made Suits.  VENDOME   HOTEL.  Choicest Wines, Liquors & Cigars.  FREE BOWLING ALLEY.  Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  .Dixon  &  Burton,  'Prp|>$<  Fish,  -   C. DOELKEIk.  .    FRESH MEATS ALWAYS ON HAND.    .    .  Game   in   season and   heme    made    Sausage.  Northern Hotki. Building,   First Stkkkt.  Finest  Wines,   Liquors   and   Cigars.   <  Furnished -Rooms by the Day,  '  .    Week or Month,  G. I". HAYES.  J. li. CoitNBI.I..  Discovery.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  FIRST-CL A SS REST A U R A N T  IN  '  CONNECTION.-  llt-uilqiiai-ters for Uulmcr A Parrott's stage.  INE TREE HOT  . DISCOVERY, B. C.     -  Finest of liquors.     Good stabling.  I'D. Sands, Proprietor.  .HOTEL VANCOUVER.-  liliST   LIQUORS   A   CIGARS  Good   Accommodation. ��� Ukstaiikaxt   in  Conkkcti.cn.  ?. JOHNSTON, Proprietor.  Good Stablinc for Hor������ und Dost.  W.   WALLACE  GRjME   &  Co.,  MIMNG BROKERS & COMMISSION AGINTJ.  Third Street, Atlin B. C.  THE   IRVING'  HOTEL,.  Pine City, B. C.  Has the Rest Equipped Bar.  'I'Iih McDonul-I   ISiitertninmciit   Hull in Collection.  '    It. McDonald. Proi>.  IF   YOU   WANT  I nform at-So.rn  CONCERNING  MINES & MINING PROPERTY  In the Atlin District  O.K.  BATHS  BARBER SHOP  l*. LINK Proi>.  Now occupy tlioir tievr qunrior�� next  ,   to tho Bunk oj B.-N. A., First StrotSt.  Tho buth rooms are ennally bb Rood an found  in  cities.    Private Kn'miiico lor ladies.  WKITJC   TO  $��p. SSIrsohf^Bd  Real  Estate  and   Mining  Broker,  P. O. Box, 36. Atlin, B. C.  aire NOT,  important figure  in  the conviction | in*--.    The meeting then adjourned  of Wiliiam Sangster. j after the usual votes of thanks.  sing  I "NT OR'do we put another man's prices on pasteboard and advertise  \ ^ at his expense, as we expect to do business here permanently,  >T7k7F, are,however, making Special prices 011 many and will meet  > all  LEGITIMATE  competition.    We are confident that we  \ can Save You Money on a great many things. Our lines are very  ? complete, and your inspection is invited, ���Yours for Business*;,  {gSjj&ffT..�� E. L. PILLMAN St CO-f

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