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 ���.>:  jflSft  "1      i ' '  ���';' v?  -^  J.UL 8.1907  'Ctoria, %  VK'p,     xx  G'.S  VOL. 26.  ATLIN,   B.C.,   SATURDAY,- MAY  r8�� '1907,  NC. 41��  ^TELEGRAPHIC.  A Budget of Interesting News  From Many Quarters./  '        [HI'KCtlAI. 'I'll Til I'.  01..M.M.I  .New York, May 17.���During the  riots caused by the strike of the  longshoremen over one hundred  people were injured.  Butte, Mont., May 17.���Harry  Cole, who was .suspected of being  implicated in the recent train robbery, was shot and killed while trying to escape. Timothy Cole made  an impassioned address calling on  the mob to avenge the killing of his  brother. Five thousand men followed him'and stormed the jail, but  made an unsuccessful search for the  policeman who did the shooting.  The mob then broke into a large  gun store and secured all the guns  but no ammunition. Twenty sticks  of dynamite were exploded shattering- the windows for several blocks  around.. Quiet was finally restored  about midnight, after the arrest of  .Timothy Cole and others was  made.  Madrid, May 17.���The Queen of  Spain gave birth to a son on Friday  May the roth. The Pope telegraphed . his congratulations and  gave the Apostolic benediction to  the sovereign, the heir, aud to the  people.  New York, May 17.���Mrs. Howard Gould will soon begin action  for divorce.  St. Catherines, May 17.���The  police authorities have stopped the  'moving picture' performance showing the different scenes in the recent  Thaw tragedy,  Messina, Italy, May 17;���New  craters have opened in Mounts  Aetna and Stromboli and both are  in active eruption.  Bucharest, May 17.���The arrest  of an anarchist here has disclosed  a plot against the life of King  Charles.  .San Francisco. May 17.���The  street car rioters have quieted down  somewhat aud -a partial street car  service reslored. The company  claims they have gained a victory  over the strikers.  Boise, Idaho, May 17.���It is expected tliat tlie work of selecting a  jury for the Moyer-Hayvvood case  will be completed by the end ofthe  week.  Santa Barbara, May 17.���Thirty-  two persons killed and a great number injured by the wrecking of a  Southern Pacific excursion train  carrying a large crowd of Mystic  Shriuers en route home from the  Los Angeles convention.  New York, May 17.���A procession of 50,000 Socialists marched  through the streets denouncing the  action and remarks of President  Roosevelt,    and    expressing   their  sympathy wish -Moyer, Haywood  and' 'Peltibone. Roosevelt's statement was to the effect that E. Ii.  liarninau should be classed with  Moyer'and Haywood as "undesirable citizens."  ' ���  New Westminster, May 17���The  largest shingle mill in Sapperton  has been'burned ai'id the loss is estimated jit $15,000.  San Francisco, May 17.���At last  they have been able lo complete the  empanelling of a jury to sit on the  case of Abe Ruef, charged with  misappropriating funds during the  earthquake disaster. The trial will  proceed immediately.  Belleville, Out.,' May 17.���The  H. Corby distillery was destroyed  by fire recently. The loss will be  $250,000.  Ottawa, May 17.���The .Imperial  Conference has accepted Sir Wilfrid  Laurie'r's proposals in regard to the  establishment of an Atlantic, aud  Pacific service between Great Britain and Australia, and to the Orient  across Canada. This will shorten  the trip from London to Australia  by five days. -   -  -   Local and General News.  Skagway isjo have a curfew bell.  Mrs. Hicks has taken charge of  the Royal dining rooms..  Fresh Garden Seeds .and Onion  Sets at C. R. Bourne's.  Lowney's Chocolates "'arriving  constantly at C. R. Bourne's.  The AUiii Trading Company has  a full line of Gold Seal hip gum  boots.  The La France, -the first boat to  go down the Yukon this season  left La Barge last Saturday.  Mrs. E. Hinchcliffe left Atlin last  Thursday on a combined business  aud pleasure trip lo the coast cities.  She intends coming back to camp  shortly after navigation opens.  Holmes Pineo has cast in his lot  with Mr. C. R. Bourne, our local  druggist. Holmes has already served part of his apprenticeship to the  business, and intends, under Mr.  Bourne's supervision, to complete  the study.  We are glad . to note, that Mrs.  Jules Eggert, who slipped on the  ice some weeks ago and broke her  arm, has resumed her household  duties again. The injured arm is in  commission but care will have to be  exercised lor a time.  Under the "Provincial Elections  Act" the'following to be Commissioners for taking affidavits in the  Supreme Court: Hugh Molyneaux,  James Regan and John Gibson, of  Atlin; Geo. Kerr, M. R. Jamieson,  Ed. Sands, W. Sweet and F. Litle,  of Discovery; G. Adams and S. H.  Plunibe, of McKee; PI. Py*man, of  Spruce. .   ;  Secretary Phillips, of the Grand  Trunk Pacific, while in Vancouver,  recently, said it was nothing but  newspaper talk that the company  would abandon Prince Rupert for  North Vancouver as the western  terminus. "Il looks as if Vancouver was getting anxious over its  own , position," said Mr. Phillips,  who asked in reply if it was reasonable to suppose that the Grand  Trunk Pacific would abandon a  point it had- already done so much  to improve? ' It is ridiculous,"  said Mr. Phillips.  Quite a number of Allinites may  be seen working in their gardens  these fine days. .Judge Young and  A.-S. Cross have a lay on a piece of  ground fronting Second street. .Nat  Wheeling is busy in two places.  Charlie Bourne has his seeds in and  is awaiting events, Sam Johnson  figures on planting Conemara yams  and bananas. A. M. Ross is going  to raise something even if its only a  disturbance.  The Nugget hotel dining rooms  at Discovery, have been re-opened  under the management of Mrs. S.  Cash. This lady's skill as a cook  is well and widely known throughout the entire district. The dining  room and kitchen have been overhauled and renovated and present a  'spick aud span' appearance.  Johii McLennan, who had his eye  injured at the beginning of the year,  aud removed last February, left for  Vancouver last Thursday afternoon,  where he will have the eminent eye  specialist Dr. Campbell treat him.  Mr. Arthur Dick will accompany  him to the coast, and W. B. Conroy  will see them as far as Cariboo. , It  was thought necessary by Drs. Harrison and McCoukey that Mr. McLennan should have the specialist  look after him in order to preserve  the sight of the remaining eye. A  subscription list ivas started around  and promptly and generously responded to. Dr. Harrison and Sam  Johnson walked over as far as Taku  vvith the travelers. John's many  friends will eagerly await news of  his arrival at Vancouver and his  condition while there. All will join  iu a heartfelt hope that he will return to camp in a good working  condition at an'early dale.  Messrs. Auld, McCulloch, Stanley. Johnson and Clarke, who have  been driftingall winter at the mouth  of Gold Run, have put but a very  large dump, showing they were not  wasteing time underground. The  prospects taken from time to time  would indicate that the boys have a  'good thing.' We sincerely hope  this will be the case. They will  sluice the dump into the Run and  then continue drifting operations  during the summer, sluicing into  Pine creek. Mr. Burnett, who is  just below them on the point, will  be starting to work soon.  John Riplinger!,, formerly comp-  trollerof Seattle, and republican candidate for mayor at the last election  has been charged with embezzlement of $20,000 of city funds.  The Rev. John Watson, D.D.,  lamed as "Ian McLaren," the pseudonym under which he wrote "Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush," and  other stories, died suddenly while  on board train en route to Mount  Pleasant, Ia. An abcess caused  blood poisoning of the brain.  Longboat, the famous Indian runner has brought Canada!s name to  'victory and to fame by capturing  the Boston Marathon. . He broke  the course record, covering the distance, 25 miles, in 2.24.20 1-5.  Longboat came home alone, aud his  time was more than five minutes  faster than the record of 2 hours 29  minutes 23 3-5 seconds, established  by John Caffery, of Hamilton, when  he won this race for the second lime  in tq'oi.' He finished strong and  in no way distressed,' though the  effort was probably pretty nearly the  limit of his powers. His supremacy  was never challenged at any point  except about the 21st mile, where  Charlie Petch, the eighteen-year-old  Toronto boy  was leading him.   tat .   The death of Dr. Drumrnond deprives Canada of a singularly gifted  son. His kindly muse was both  robust and homely. Many of his  ' Habitant" poems are permanent  additions to Canadian literature.  His books are looked upon as an  essential part of any camp equipment. He wrote of Canadians for  Canadians. His field was his own.  As a sympathetic interpreter of  French-Canadian rural life he stands  unapproached. His untimely death  came as a grevious shock to the  whole nation.  Drummond's  last  poem, read  at  St. Pa'rick's Day banquet.  Iiis eye may never see the blue  Of Ireland's April sky,  His ear may never listen to  The song of lark on high;  But deep within his Irish heart  Are cloisters, dark and dim,  No human hand can   wrench apart,  And the lark still sings for him.  We've bowed beneath  the chastening rod,  We've had our griefs and pains,  But with them all we still thank God  The Blood is in our veins;  The ancient blood that knows no fear  The Stamp is on us set,  And so, however foes may jeer,  We're Irish yet! We're Irish yet.  McDonald's Grocery makes a  specialty of fresh eggs and butter.  NOTICE.  TAKU NOTICIJ that I Louis Sehitlz, of  the town of Atlin. 15. C, shall apply to the  hoard of license commissioners of the Atlin  License District, ut the next regular meeting on Jitne l!ith,1901. for the transfer of my  hotel license for the Niiirtfct Hotel, Discovery, I'.. C!., to James I). Untie, of Discovery,  IL C.  Sittnoil   L. S011ULK.-  Atlin, U.C., May 10th, ((��>��.  MimmRnmB ATLIN,   B. C,    SATURDAY, MAY   18,    1907.  The Atlin Ciaim.  THGA'I UN CLAIM is punusuci) evenv gatumdav  MORNING. MAILKD HICH TO ANY I'AFIT OT THE  WORLD TOR HO CENTS PfH MONTH ; T5.00 PEI1  YC*R.      ADVIttlTI&ING HATCH :  ��,1.0 0 PCrHNtill ITACH  <       iNfitnnoN ; herding noticcg, ?q cents a line.  ,     GPCCIAL   RATCS    ON    APPLICATION.   . +^4   f.  JOB PRINTING :    /  BILL-HEADS, POSTCHS, VISITING   CARDS,  UnCR-HEAUS. PnOCriA.VIIVTCS,,        ETC..   ETC.  onncns pnoMpri.v executed,  pniccr,   modkmate. ',    i  The Atlin Claim Puhlisiiincj Co., Lto.  C-HAH1.ER L. GlMiMS,  . -   %l3DlT01t-.MAN.\Cil'.j:.  Victoria Day.  The 24II1 of May will soon be upon us. What thoughts it brings  back .to the mind. . Memories of  the frolics and amusements of our  youthful days, and later the partici-  ' pation iu the outdoor games and  manly sports of our country and  time. The old school jingle: "The  24th of May is the Queen's birthday, if we don't get a holiday we 11  all run away," is still ringing iu  our ears.  Surely the citizens of Atlin will  bestire themselves to luark.the passing of the day so celebrated, so  famous, and so revered from its  associations. The airangemeiit of  some few sports or contests among  the juvenile members of the community would take but little time or  expense and would tend to keep  up the traditions and customs of  our native land.  while'less active   than' usual,  has  proved himself the' natural leader of  his party on more than one occasion,  aud is becoming at once more dexterous   and   more   serious   in   the  handling   of   important   questions.  The finance minister has borne the  brunt of the battle and has revealed  unexpected qualities of firmness aud  statesmanlike1 grasp   in  more than  one difficult situation.    Il is no disparagement of his colleagues to say  that at   the   present   moment   Mr.  Tatlow   is   the   strong  man   of the  party.    The leader of the opposition  and his capable assistant,  the member  for   .Delia,   whilst   lacking   the  vim   which  has distinguished them  in previous sessions have  done well  and t have   proved    themselves    as  skillful  and   resourceful as ever in  debate and in   the handling of par-  liamentry rules,   no doubt they are  not a little proud  of having scored  one or two points over  the government iu the  interpretation of rules,  a triumph for which' they are largely indebted   to  the  able support,of  In the Iron Store formerly  ' occupied by Stables & Lumsden.  Fan^n^apq Stable  Grocerfes and Provisions  My Goods are all Fresh and  of the best quality.    Prices  ,.     moderate. �����  The iron Store, First Street.  tet.  northern Brewing ���orapw, ltd.  KONRAD   WaWRRCKA,   MANAGKR.  The B. C. Legislature.  Iu   commenting   on   the  British  Columbia legislature  and  the work  done, The Week, of Victoria, says:  "Rarely, if ever,   in   the history of  the B. C. legislative assembly has a  session   been   more thoroughly devoted to business.   It is also worthy  of comment that the tone of the debates  has  been   uniformly   upon a  high   level,  the  only  exception  to  this is in the case of Comrade Haw-  thornthwaite whose recent political  affiliation finds him unchanged, an  Ishmaelite,   whose  hand  is against  every man, the vaporing demagogue  who sometimes accidentally says a  good   thing,   but  who  iu the main  works  off volumes of hot air to no  purpose; a veritable twentieth century   Gratiano,    with   his   grain  of  wheat to his bushel  of chaff,   "and  his infinite deal of nothing."  Men who have made their mark  on the session, aud thereby enhanced their reputation, are Dr. Young,  lvthe new provincial secretary, H. B.  Thompson, the junior member for  Victoria; W. J. Bowser, I-I. C.  Brewster, and the socialist membet  for Grand Forks, Mr. Mclnuis.  All these have made notable contributions to parliamentary debate  and will do more in the future. In  the ministerial rank the  premier,  the member for Yale. Altogether  the province is to be congratulated  ou having a thorough business government aud a decidedly able opposition. ' Thanks to both the statute  book is enriched by the University  Bill, a greatly improved Land Act,  a Railway Bill, and an iufinite number of important private bills which  will speedily' contribute to the development of the province. If anything could justify the verdict of  the constituencies recorded on February 2nd, it is the record and conduct of the session of parliament  just closed.  What Premiers Are Paid.  Brewers  of Lager ^Beer  ana  Porter.  SMALL AND LARGE ORDERS PROMPTLY-FILLED.  p.-  The KOOTENAY HOTEL  ***��#*!#  *fe*��!ftA*>��>��*>>9**��*>��%fe*?ife:fe��^9S  �����&*9��&����9+��������*.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  The Bar is supplied   with   none   but   the   best brands of Liquors  and Cigars.    First-class Billiard and Pool Tables.  <ff*^tf*******^**<��*^*^*w<**<s (M^dttWtftf^ff^vvtiVttttVVtfVtffttVa  DIXON   &   SCHULZ,   Proprietors.  The best paid colonial premier is  the newest���General Botha, who is  to draw ,��4.000 a year from the  Transvaal government.  The following is a list ofthe other  premiers' salaries given in the  House of Commons on Tuesday by  Mr. L. V. liarcourt,, who was answering questions for the colonial  office:  Australia  ��2, roo  Natal      1,346  FIRST   CLASS   RESTAURANT   IN^CONN ECTION.  CHOICEST WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGAKS CASE UOOUS A   SPLUAL1Y.  Corner Pearl and First Streets,  Atlin, B. C.  VW^WVMWMWIVMtfaVMM   V^^^tfV^tfVtf^^^^A^^^tf^^^^jM^  I.300  1,400  1,570  Queensland    Victoria .........................  N.S. Wales......;............  Canada      1,200  West Australia     1,200  South  Australia.....      1,000  New -Zealand      1,600  Tasmania...... ,.        950  Dr. Jamieson, the prime minister  for Cape Colony, receives 110 salary.  Sir I-I. Campbell-Bannermau, as  premier, receives no salary; but as  first lord of the treasury he is paid  ,��5,000 a year.  ���������-   Why is a parson like a camel?  Because he can go 011 aud never  know how dry he is.  8-  IOB PRINTING AND COMMERCIAL WORK.  CARDS, POSTERS AND HAND BILLS V j*  Executed Cheaply,   Promptly and Satisfactorily.  THE CLAIM OFFICE.  The Atlin Market Co., Ltd.  eresit ��� dressed meats  POULTRY  OF   ALL  KINDS,   Dressed to   Order.  r*x*T~:rvfx*sukz.i  xaniMCMS  OHiUS. DOELKEH,   MANAGER.  iJiaJ^aw^UUJM^imWMK^KiilM'lftWm if  ATLIN,   B.  C, , SATUKJ>AY,    MAY    x3,   -1907.  Hotch-Potch.  Despise the pessimist who sees  nothing .but the defects and blunders of mankind; aud .the scold;  whose pleasure it is lo complain of  all things as they are'.  Dr. Alex. Bell, inventor of the  telephone, says it is only a matter  of time till airships are perfected  and a speed of from ..100 -to 200  miles an hour obtained. Such a  consumation is devoutly to be wished. Just" fancy! a few of us in-Atlin could syndicate and get a ship,  thus putting it in our power to  make "week end" visits to .the outside, or lo take a run over to Skagway for afternoon tea, and to a ball  nt Whitehorse in the evening.  Oh! how delightful. Hurry, up,  professor.  ��� ��� Here's a 'hot number' in the  story line: "I have at home," said  the man, "a rattlesnake whose life I  once    saved,    and   I  haven't    the  -slightest doubt that it- realizes it. I  ran across it when it was stretched  out ,stiff and cold' and freezing to  death. Taking it home", I thawed  it out, and to my" surprise it seemed  ��� quite tame, ;so I permitted it to remain in the house, ��� aud it roamed  where it pleased. One night- last  week I was awakened by my. wife  who had heard a noise down stairs.  I listened, aud sure enough there  was some sort of struggle going on  beneath us. Snatching iip a revolver, I crept downstairs and into the  room. Imagine my surprise! .By  the dim light from the street I saw  that snake with its body tightly  wrapped around a burglar and its  tail sticking out of the window,  rattling for a policeman."  ��� "Keep your temper, laddie," said  an old Scotchman to a rather fiery  tempered son. ' ".\'ever quarrel wi'  an angry person, especially a  woman., Mind ye, a soft answer  pays best. It's commanded���and  forbye it makes them far mader than  anything else you could say "  A man entered a famous restaurant and asked for" coffee. After'he  liad finished his repast he called the  waiter, and said: "Waiter, this  coffee has its good points and its  good .points and its" bad points.  One of.its good points is,that it has,  no chicory in it." "Yes,-sir," replied , the waiter, quite gratified.  Visions of a handsome tip floated  before his'mind's eye, and he rubb-'  ed his hands gleefully. "But" resumed the customer, "it's bad point  is this���it has no coffee in it."  " Few objects iu modern life are  more pitiable than the young,husband who simply cannot settle  down; yet ^nothing in life will set  him thinking quite so ardently as  to discover���after coming upstairs  on tiptoe"' at three a.m. -for the  eleventh time iu succession���his  girl wife only just letting her hair  down, and greeting him right cheerily with:  "No, I've not 'been sitting up for  you,' laddie. I've only just got iu  myself.- ��� Reach down the malted  chocolate out of the medicine cupboard; one cheering cupful will  send me to sleep."  4  THE ATLIN TRADING  CO���LD./  CT��grii��^jL>>.j.|...M.ujj'��-i.F.jj^uwMii'ii.'��:ini.��iMM^iu'ljnl��g��ii  iiimii inrrni  FULL LINES  OF  Fresh Cabbage, Rhubard, Carrots, Parsnips, and Seed Potaloes  at Pillruan's,  Flour, .Meats,   Hay  and   Oats,  Dry Goods, Clothing,   Boots, Shoes,  Furniture, Crockery and Glassware,  Carpets,   Oilcloth,  and   Linoleums.  TIE'REST CASH ..PRICES  IN the district  ��  NOTICE.  Much anxiety is being caused to  many temperance reformers by the  manifesto published iu favor of alcohol by a large number of doctors.  They fear that it means a set-back  to the cause of total abstinence.  Those who signed the manifesto  include Professcr T. McColl Anderson, Glasgow University; Sir William H. Bennett, Sir James Critch-  ton-Browne, Sir Dyce Duckworth,  Dr. .Hutchinson,^ Professor W. D.  Halliburton, King's College; Dr. E.  Owen, and Dr. Fred T. Roberts.  They state explicitly that:  "In disease, alcohol is a rapid  and trustworthy restorative;  "That in many cases it may be  truly described as life-preserving  owing to its ; power to sustain cardiac and nervous energy, while protecting the wasting nitrogenous tissues; and ,  "That as an article ol diet, they  hold the universal belief of mankind that the moderate use of alcoholic beverages is for adults usually  beucfical, is amply justified."  TAKE NOTICE that 1 Charles Prosper  licit!, of Telegraph Greek, H. C, shall apply  to.the Hoard of License Commissioners of  thu Atlin License! District, at the next regular nieetiML,' on June lath, 1U07, for the transfer "of 'my hotel license for the "Stickine  Hotel," situated on lot 1, block 1. Telegraph  Creek. U.C., to Arthur IS. Mdlfry, of Telegraph Creek, H. C.   ���  Signet!    C. 11. HEll),  Telegraph Crrek, H. C, April 20th, 1007.   mJS  NOTICE.  "T^T'OTICIi la hereto' ffiven that I intend,  -t-/N sixty days from date, to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of 1-andn and Works  for permission to purchase the following  described tract of land: Commencing at a  stake planted at a point about two miles  south of the north em! of Atlin lake and one  mile west of tho west nliore of Alliu Inko,  thonce west 10 chains, thonce north 20 chains,  thence eiiHt 10 chains, thence south 20 chuins  to the point of commencement.  CHAItL.ES H.'COI.K,  April 20,1907 ap27ju22  IRON  PIPING,   STEEL   AND   BAR IRON,  DYNAMITE AND GELIGNITE, >  GASOLINE.  STEEL SHINGLES and CORRUGATED IRON.  Stojrks in Atlin and Discovery.  ?>���-��  >-���-��-��-��-���-��-��� �� �� ��� ��-��-��-��-��<��! O SX-1  ��-*-���-���-��-<&  HOW  TO  SECURE   HEI.l*.  Farmers, contractors, manufacturers,' and all employers of labor  desiring married or single men, will  do well to apply at once to Major  C. W. Creighton, Salvation Army  Immigration Department, 439 Harris Strdet',- Vancouver,' B. C, or  Rupert Street, Winnipeg, Man.  Blank application forms will be  supplied and .each application will  receive careful attention, No men  will be sent unless applied for'in the  above manner.  fl. E. BROWN- & CO.  c  Successors  to  J. H. Richardson.  ' LATEST STYLES IN GENT'S FURNISHINGS  DRY GOODS, CARPETS,  HOUSE FURNISHINGS,  GOLD SEAL HIP GUM BOOTS AND SHOES,  FULL LTNE OF MINERS GLOVES AND MITTS.  Stores at awi.i.n and discovery.  ^MHHIHMMIHtlOHMK  >���+-*-*��� ^��-M-��-��-M-��<J  Why bend out when you can get goods ah oheai- i[ehe.j  Atlin, Nugget and   Grape   Rings  and all kinds of Jewelry maun  factnrod on the premises.  Fine New Stock of   Watches,  Clocks,  Jewelry   and   Diamonds  Watches from ��5.00 up. Agent a for Columbia Gramophones.  Silverware, Cut Glass, Hand Painted China, Souvenir.Spoonn  JULES   E6GERT   &   SON,   atun and mscovnav,  safety Deposit vaults.      Watchmakers and Manufacturing Jev.rlrs. ATLIN,    B,   C.     SATURDAY,    MAY   iS,   1907.  Spruce Creek Murmurings.  Ed. Helgrin & Co., are pulling  iu a large flume 15 feet by 5 feet lo  carry the high water, at a cost of  $1,200. This will save Ihe steam  shovel owned by ,lhe Northern  Mines,   Limited,   from   interment.  What  a  thing ��� is   human  nature. This mosl approved type  of a money-losing machine has been  run for the past two seasons and the  only satisfaction gained by the own-'  . ers thereof, has been to hear their  whistle blow, and to bury their  more practical neighbors up with  tailings. One would imagine Ihe  shareholders of such a money glutton would watch its submersion  ,   with vindictive glee.  We are glad to see J. Anness aud  R. Smail finishing up their outer  dump as it was in considerable jeop-  ary from high water.  J. Dick & Co., and A. McCrim-  mon & Co., have out the champion  dumps on the creek this year. We  hear they are turning out well, aud  judging from the smile on Alec's  usually serene countenance, as he  packs the pan from the clean-up,  we would say his at least ;s satisfactory.  E. -T. Pollock has assumed the  management of Pillmaivs Emporium. We , congratulate 'Pills' on  obtaining the services of such a  competent and experienced man lo  handle his fast increasing business.  Pillman aud Pollock will supply our  wants and needs to keep us alive  and give us decent burial should we  be so  unfortunate  as   to require it.  It is rumored that Pat Foley's  dump is paying away and beyond  his most sanguine expectations.  We sincerely hope it is true, no one  will begrudge Pat the good luck.  The only wish is that il extends to  others in the cam]).  Tom Swanson and Ole Hultgren  have men hired to sluice their dump  in order to get il out of the way before high water comes. They are  working on the principle "an ounce  in hand is worth a hundred down  the creek."  The Spruce Creek Power Company, W. C. Hall, manager, has  turned on the water and'commenced  operations in earnest for the season.  We have been wondering if the  matrimonal epidemic which has  visited the camp recently is the outcome ot the tact that the worthy  member for the district is the Minister of Education.  ST. II AHTIN'ri (JHUHC'II OK K.M(il.ANl).  Sunday  moriiiii�� services aro rendered ut  II o'clock.   Win. (J. .S, Hat horn, lay reader.  ruE-.rinvTi-.iiiAN Cnuncn.  Sunday morning services 11 o'clock.     Sun.  day- school   at    12.15. ��� Evening  service 7.S0.  Afternoon   service  at   Discovery;     Sunday  school at 2. :i().  Hampton   &.   Durie, Proprietors.  "isisget Rot el  Discovery.  ti  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  RESTAURANT  Uii<Iim* Kntiroly Ntsw Mumttfoinent.  Houdu uurtcrs for Dixon's states-  ATL1NT0 LODGE  A. F. &. A. M.  No. 12, O. It. U.C.  Regular communications held on tho lil'St  Thursday of each month  in the A. O. IT. W. Hall,  Third Street..  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  o  ��~     BARBER SHOP.  THOMPSON, MANAGER.  BATHS .FIFTY CENTS-  Private. Entrunco for Ladies.  Synopsis of Camuliqn Homestead  Regulations.  /\ NY available Dominion Lands within  _c3l_ the Railway llelt in lU-itish Columbia,  may bo homcateaded by any person who is  the sole bead of a family, or any male over 18  years of af?e, to the extent of one-quarter  sect inn of 1(50 acres more or less.  Entry must bo made personally at the local  land oilice for the district in which the land  is situate.  The homesteader is required to perform  I lie conditions connected therewith under  one of the following plans:  (1) At least six months' residence upon and  cultivation of the land In each year for three  years.  (2) If the father (or mother, if the father is  deceased) of the homesteader resides upon a.  farm iu the vicinity of the land entered for,  the requirements as to residence may.be  satislied by such person residing with tho  father or mother.  (fl) If the settler has his permanent residence upon farming land owned by him in  tho vicinity of his homestead, the require*  meuls as to residence may be satisfied by  residence upon tlie said laud, ���  Six months' notice in writing; should bo  given to thcCommissioner of Dominion Lands  at Ottawa of intention to apply for patent.  Coal lands may he purchased at $10 per acre  for soft coal and S20 for anthracite, Nptmoro  than 820 acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the rate of  ten cents nor ton of 2.000 pounds shall be collected ou the gross output.  W. W.CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of the tutorial-  N.U.���Unauthorized publication of this advert iseinont. will not be paid for. jy21-G:n  TO CONSUMPTIVES.  'Criff Thomas and Sam Bond  have been waging war during the  past week for the ownership of some  tailings. Now they may be seen  peacefully aud industriously shovelling into ihe same sluice box���aud  no lawyer has a mortgage on the  clean-up. Surely we are getting  wise.     I,et brotherly love continue.  NOTICE.  TAKU NOTIOK thut I, Christian ll.N'iss-  on, of the town of Discovery. I!. C,, shall apply to the Hoard of License Commissioners  of the Atlin I/ummisi.1 .District, at .tho next  regular meeting on .1 il no Ifith, 1!K)7, for the  transfer of my hotel license for the Gold  House. Main Street, Discovery, I',. C. to  John Itoxhorough, of Discovery, I!. O.  Signed   CHRISTIAN II. NfSSKN.  Discovery, B.C.. May l">Ui, MI7.  The. undersigned having been restored to health by simple means,  after suffering for several years with  a severe lung affection, and that  dread disease Consumption, is  anxious to make known to his fellow sufferers the means of cure.  To those who desire it, he will  cheerfully send (free of charge) a  copy of the prescription used, which  they will find a cure for Consumption, Asthma, Catarrh, Bronchitis and all throat and lung  MALADiriS, He hopes all sufferers  will try his remedy, as it is invaluable. Those desiring, the prescription, which will cost them nothing,  and may prove a blessing, will  please address  Rev. Edward A. Wilson,  Brooklyn, N.Y,  Pine tree Rotel  DISCOVERY,   B.' C  1MRST.CLASS DIN TNG ROOM  GOOD CLEAN KOOMS  ONLY  THE   REST GOODS  USED AT THE 1JAR.  ED.   SANDS,  ..Proprietor  Atlin View  Letterheads  We still have a few  pads left. The only  ..Letter Paper to use  when, you are writing to your friends in  the East.  To be,had at The Claim office.  Canadian Pacific Railway Qompany.  23rd.  ALASKA   ROUTE   SAILINGS.  Steamer Princes   May sails  May  Suiting from Skagway 8p.m.  Direct to Vancouver and -Victoria.  Transporting by rail or steamer to Seattle without extra charge  We give quick service.    No intermediate calls. T~r     T}     .-ps  For rates or information apply to     ill.    _D.    .L/Unilj  ���'-.'. Atyent. Skagway.  <3> �������*��������������������������� ��� �����>�������������* g><$���-����� ��� ��������������.��-(  USE OUR ADVERTISING  ���   COLUMNS  Placing before the public  the many advantages of  the district is the object of  *>rmi*&*&*o*iCMWo^u**^  ��������a*��*a*w*a*a*cf*a*a*c8��*a<>��*��*o.����*��*o*a*K*o*o.��  This cannot be successfully accomplished without the generous support of  the business  people and  the residents:  SEND US YOUR SUBSCRIPTION  ���������-���-���-<S><5>-��-��-*h

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