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Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
$2.50 a Year
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all other points. !
ViVOL. 7,   NO. 44
Alice Arm, B. C, Saturday, May 12,  1928
5 cents each.
Alice Arm Mining Given
Prominence Recent Speech
Dr. H. T. James Expresses Opinion of Alice Arm District
Before Vancouver Chamber of Mines
One of the most instructive addresses given by any mining engineer at any time was that delivered
by Dr. H. T. James resident engineer for the north-western district,
before the Vancouver Chamber of
Mines recently.
Dr. James' speech was lengthy.
He went into details concerning
every district of his vast division,
which extends from the Yukon border in the north to Bella Coola in
the south. /
He gave an outline of geological
conditions and thoroughly explained
the extent of the Coast Batholith.
He was particularly impressed
with the possibilities of Alice Arm,
and below we have reprinted the
portion of his speech dealing with
this district.
We regret that the press of the
province failed to publish Dr. James'
speech, The Financial News of Vancouver was the only paper in the
province that published it, and to
them we are indebted for the following portion of the address.
The Alice Arm Camp: "I have
shown on the screen only the claims
immediately adjoining the Kitsault
and the lower part of the canal.
Many other properties have been
discovered up the Illiance, but I
have not been up there.
"Although this camp has been
in disrepute, I think it should receive more attention from the mining engineers and scouts. It is in
disrepute because the Dolly was
unfortunate and was shut down.
"It is one of the most interesting
camps one could wish to examine.
There are four distinct mineral
zones, each containing ve,ry little
more than one type of deposit. At
McGrath we have zinc mineralization; very little silver, very little
lead, very little gangue sulphides
very little pyrite, practically the
only sulphide is a nice sphalerite
and some of this looks very nice.
Forty-two olaims or more have
been staked and you can find zinc
on all. If zino were a little higher
in value, it would stand a fine
chance of developing into a zinc
property. The situation is ideal,
right at the head of the Canal and
the mountain slopes down to tidewater.
"On  the opposite side "of   the
river is another string of properties, in which the values are silver,
load and zinc. I must mention the
fact that the silver occurred at the
north end of the mountain, but
some of the showings are the typical
McGrath Mt. brown sphalerite in
slates, although they do get larger
bodies containing lead and silver.
As you go off to the north you get
into the silver-lead type which yon
find at the lower end of the Kitsault
on the western side of the railway.
The veins are generally small, but
they found very high grade ore,
ruby silver and a high grade type
Oddfellows Annual Ball
Was Outstanding
School Pupils Entertain
Parents and Friends
of silver ore.
"The LaRose Mine: This company will do more work this coming
"The Wolf is a small property,
being worked by a few individuals
of Alice Arm.
"Farther north we find that same
time before the general inclusion of
the batholith, there was a wrinkling, which cut across the Upper
Kitoault. This brought another
series of rocks nearer the surface,
consisting of tufls, flows, etc., and
as erosion removed the slates, the
ore outcropped. That is proved to
be a very important feature of the
geology of the Alice Arm camp.
"In that series we have some of
the most important ore deposits of
the Alice Arm. On this side of the
railway we have what is known as
the Copper Belt, as Professor Turn-
hull named it, extending from the
right on up.
"We have the -Wild Cat, Van
Guard, Red Top, Lucky Strike and
others—in the main a copper mineralization with some gold values.
"On the other side of the line is
a string of silver properties, running from the railway on up, which
take the other branch of the structure aiid are entirely silver—the
Dolly Varden, the North Star and
the David Copperlield. On the
other side of the railway the Tiger,
the Toric and the Musketeer, Wolf,
Moose and Last Chance. The
Dolly Varden has not been working, but, on looking back through
the records you will find the Dolly
Varden worked only 300 feet of
the vein. They shipped only shipping ore: They didn't try to develop or didn't develop any milling
Continued on page 2
Monday last May 7th. saw Askew
Lodge I. 0. 0. F. commemorate
the institution of their fraternity
into Anyox.
The event was fittingly celebrated with a Ball and banquet supper,
this being the third of its kind held
by the local Oddfellows since the
Lodge came into effect three years
ago this month. It was a complete
success judging from the general
opinion of those who were fortunate
to be present; surpassing even the
previous functions this popular
Lodge has heretofore been hosts to.
Everybody feeling perfectly at
home and enjoying themselves as
the occasion demanded that they
The committee who had charge
of the arrangements are to be congratulated ou the able manner in
which they conducted the intricate
details pertaining to the affair.
Bro. Deeming as chairman of this
committee has missed his vocation
in life. We think he would make
a splendid maitre de hotel in some
prominent European resort. Yet
who knows, perhaps he is hiding
his light under a bushel.
Bro. Blackburn, the Noble Grand
•in a few well chosen words wel
corned the assembly and emphasized the fact that all should make
themselves feel at home. The
committee in charge were: Bros.
Deeming, (chairman); Lamont and
Tho committee in charge of the
decorations were Bros. Kent, Blackburn, Boyd, McGregor and Pearson.
The Pupils of the Anyox Elementary school were "at home" to
parents and friends on Friday afternoon, May 4th., when the Confederation Plaque was unveiled. The
programme and refreshments were
arranged and conducted by the
youthful hosts whose success is to
be greatly commended.
The program follows:
1. Chairman's remarks, Charlie
2. Chorus by Sohool, "The
Maple Leaf For Ever"
3. Speech, "Forest Preservation", Maxwell Patrick
4. Duet, "We'll never let the
Old Elag fall". Edna and Beryl
5. Speech, "The greatness of
Canada under Confederation",
Dora Griegg
6. Recitation, "Canada forever"
May Barclay
7. Speech, "The future of Can
ada under Confederation", Bruce
8. Chorus by School, "O Canada", With the plaiting of the
9. God save the King
Successful Sale of Work by
W. A. and Guild
Options Taken on Silver
Hoard and Chance
By Spencer
Victor Spencer and associates
acquired options on the Silver
Hoard and Chance during the
week. We stated last week that
negotiations for the acquisition of
these properties were proceeding,
and during the week agreements
were signed by the owners, and an
option given until July 31st.
Should a bond be taken on these
properties with the Moose and
Climax, they will make a total of "
six properties, including the Dolly
Varden and Wolf, that will be operated by the Victor Spencer
The Silver Hoard consists of
four claims, and adjoins the Wolf.
It is owned by A. Davidson, J.
Strombeek, Gus Anderson and A.
D. Yorke, all of Alice Arm. It is
said to contain some promising ore
showings, and the big ore bodies
of the Wolf are expected to extend
into it.
The Chance consists of six claims
and is owned by Archie McPhail
and Paddy Morely of Alice Ann.
It adjoins the Moose and contains
some large showings of silver ore.
A tunnel has been commenced by
the owners to strike tho ore at
depth, and several open cuts have
driven  across  the ore
65 Join League of Nations
Society in Anyox
The results of the League of
Nations Society drive for membership in Anyox proved very successful. Forty-seven new members
were secured thus bringing the
total membership in Anyox to
about 65. Compared with other
towns in the Dominion the showing
for Anyox is very creditable. It
is hoped that other persons will
become interested in the great
problem of world peace and international co-operation and join the
League of Nations Society.
The spring Sale of Work, Plants
and Home Cooking, held in the
Parish Room of Christ Church, on
Tuesday, was a very successful
The Rector, Rev. J. S. Brayfield,
declared the sale open at 2.30 p.m.
A large number attended and during
the afternoon, tea was served.
Shortly after 6 p.m. Master
Lawrence Kirby drew ticket 153.
which was held by Mrs. B. Shelton,
who was thus the lucky winner of
$50.00 worth of kitchen aluminum
The members of the W. A. and
Guild extend sincere thanks to all
who sent donations and attended
the sale, making the afternoon a
also  been
Sport Season Commences
The football and baseball leagues
open the season this week on Thursday and Friday respectively.
Games will begin at 6.30 p.m. As
in the past a full complement of
paid officials will be in charge and
spectators are assured of snappy
well-handled games.
Encourages Juvenile Tennis
To encourage the development
of juvenile talent, the Anyox Tennis
Club has granted the High School
Club the use of the tennis courts
on the morning of Saturday May
26th. The finals in the boys' and
girls' singles will be played, and a
mixed doubles tournament will be
I completed.
Everything Provided For
Enjoyable Excursion
The Excursion on May 24th. will
provide a splendid opportunity for a
day's outing after the long winter
days. The United Church is anxious to make the day's sail most
enjoyable. The Anyox Concert
Orchestra will be aboard to entertain the excursionists with the
splendid music for which they are
now famous. Ice Cream will be
free. People have privilege of
taking'  baskets  or  securing  lunch
Must Apply in Person to Get
on Voters' List
A Court of Revision for the purpose of revising the Voters' List
will be held at the Alice Arm Hotel
on Saturday May 26th. at 10 a.m.
by registrar R. M. McGusty, All
those wishing to get on the Voters'
List must apply in person.
A Court of Revision will also be
held at Anyox on Monday May
21st. at the Court House at 10 a.m.
In order to be eligible to get on
the List, applicants must have
resided in the district one month.
for 50 cents.
That all school children may have
the day's outing on the water the
Community  League  will  pay  half
Alice Arm Logging   Camp|thecostoftheir tickets-  children's
CL*      DM* J T*   L tickets are on  sale  at the  Manse.
Mips riling and limbers       Remember   the   "Prince   George
The logging camp of Al. Falooner leaves at 9 a'm>    DoiVt be late'
which commenced operations last
November, has been operated continuously up to the present time.
Chas. Ripley is in charge of operations, and during March a quantity of piling was shipped to Prince
Rupert and Anyox. Another shipment of piling will be made to
Prince Rupert in the near future
and also a quantity of mining tim
bers to Anyox.
During   the early part of  the
winter   a   log  chute   and    roads
through   the   woods   were    con
structed, the logs being hauled to
the chute by horses.
Rev. C. D. Clarke Leaving
The Rev. C. D. Clarke has resigned from the pastorate of the
United Church. Mr. and Mrs.
Clarke and family will leave Anyox
thefirst week in June for two months'
holiday in the Okanagan and Saskatchewan after which they will
take up their work in their new
Alice Arm Birth at Anyox
Advertise in the Herald
Born to Mr- and Mrs. J. Graham
of Alice Arm, at the Anyox Hospital   on   Tuesday,  May   8th. a
idaughter. AUCE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD.   Saturday,    May   12  1928
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Arm and Anyox $2.50 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, $2.75
British Isles and United States, $3.00
Notices for Crown Grants - - $15.00
Land Notices - - - - $15.00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch
Contract Rates on Application.
E. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
That the flood tide of prosperity
has turned in favor of the mining
industry is shown by the mining
news carried in our columns last
week. That the Victor Spencer
interests have decided to operate
the Dolly Varden and Wolf mines
and are anxious to acquire adjacent
properties is sufficient evidence that
they have faith in the possibilities
of the camp, and their decision to
develop our latent riches has undoubtedly been arrived at from information supplied them by responsible mining engineers. The
successful development of these
properties to a producing basis, will
mean an enormous payroll, and will
be only one of the companies operating when the camp becomes fully
developed. Victor Spencer and
his associates are British Columbians. They have accumulated
their wealth in the province, and
they are anxions to aid the province's prosperity by developing its
buried treasure. We wish them
the best of luck in their enterprise.
The fact that the Mines Department, both Provincial and Federal
will make an exhaustive examination of the mineral resources of
Alice Arm during the present year
shows conclusively that these departments realize that in Alice Arm
district possibly lies one of the best
and biggest mineral deposits of the
province. For long weary years
the mining property owners have
waited patiently for such an examination as is promised this year,
and they have no fear of the decision the mining engineers and
geologists will arrive at if they are
given time to thoroughly explore
the whole district.
The decision of the people of
Anyox to organize baseball and
football leagues for the summer
months is good. The Anyox
Community League is doing its
utmost to encourage these sports,
and it lies with the people as a
whole to make it a success. Outdoor sports in a town such as
Anyox, where a large number of
young men are gathered together
within a small area is necessary,
youthful energies must find an ex-
Alice Arm Mining Given
Prominence in Recent
Continued from Page 1
ore. From more recent work in
that camp, we know there is a
good chance of finding milling ore.
According to Dr. Henderson, the
quartz sections have the best chance
of containing commercial ore.
"In the Toric, barite is practically the only gangue mineral and
although it is not a high grade
property it contains nice indications
of making a property. Although
the vein on the surface does'- not
show commercial ore, when they
got underground they found the
zone at the level where they cut it
was 70 feet thick. On top it is
about 100 feet wide. Whether it
is going to finish and there will be
nothing much of value below, we
don't know, but that kind of showing is very encouraging.
"North of this is the Tiger, which
is highly faulted similar to the
Dolly in type and contains apparently in places at least a nice grade
of milling ore and here again only
300 feet or less has been exposed
on the surface.
"It takes somebody with more
capital than a prospector to open
up this type of property.
"Farther north you find the
Musketeer, which has a number of
veins. The Wolf, of which Dr.
Henderson says the veins are 50
feet wide and 1500 feet long, and
everybody says contains a good
tonnage of commercial silver ore
and is surely worth looking at and
asking questions about.
"I would like to see some strong
company go in and take up that
Upper Kitsault Valley and see
what can be done. If these were
down near tidewater, individuals
could work a small tonnage proposition and probably make a profit
but the difficulty is transportation.
Some company strong enough to
take over the Dolly Varden railway
and handle the transportation is
what is required. None of the
small companies can do that. Not
only that, but it would make a
unit development of water power
and any other development of that
In the Matter of the Administration
Act: and
In the Matter of the Estate of Gideon W. Morley,—Deceased Intestate.
TAKE NOTIOE that by order of
His Honor, P. McB. Young, the 23rd.
day of April, A. D. 1928, I was
appointed Administrator ofthe estate
of Gideon W. Morley, deceased,
and all parties having claims against
the said estate are hereby required to
furnish same, properly verified, to me
on or before the 24th. day of May,
A. D. 1928, and all parties indebted to
the estate are required to pay the
amount of their indebtedness to me
Official Administrator
Prince Rupert, B. C.
Dated   the   24th.   day   of  April,
A. D. 1928,
haust in some form or another and
no purer outlet can be found than
the open air sports field. Even
those who do not take part in the
sports are given an opportunity to
spend the evening in the open air,
watching their favorite team straining every effort to win. During
some of the past years the baseball
and football games were watched
by hundreds of enthusiastic fans,
who derived great pleasure therefrom. All work and no play is
almost as bad as all play.   )
Alice Arm
The Bonanza Silver
Camp of B. C.
We invite you to investigate the  mining shares now
being offered in Alice Arm properties and recommend
Kitsault-Eagle Silver Mines Ltd. (N.P.L.)
British Colonial Securities Ltd.
Suite 312, Standard Bank Building, Vancouver
Alice Arm Representative:   A. McGuire
The Herald printing plant is
equipped to handle any class of
printing from a visiting card to a
mining prospectus. A fair price
and prompt delivery.
AL Falconer
Alice Arm
Baggage, Freighting, Pack
and Saddle Horses
Slab Wood Cut any Length
Every Order Given
Immediate Attention
Fire, Life, Accident
and Sickness
Guaranty Savings & Loan Society
P. O. Box 264, Anyox
Powder, Caps, Fuse, Steel and Tools.    Rain test Clothing,
Stanfield's Underwear, Hat d-made Boots.   A full line of
Quality Groceries for Mining needs.
Alice Arm
Ladies* Coats
We have a Large Range of Ladies' Summer
Goats, comprising the Latest Styles.   They
are in Silk and Wool and all Wool, and the
colors are up-to-date
LEW  LUN  & Go.
General Merchants, Anyox West side of Smelter
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
Vaoant, unreserved, surveyed
Crown landa ma/ ba pre-empted by
Brltlih subjeota ever It yeari of age,
and by aliens as declaring Intention
to become British subjeota, conditional upon residence, occupation,
ind improvement for agricultural
Full Information concerning regu-
atlons regarding pre-emptions Is
slven ln Bulletin Mo. 1, Land Series,
'How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
which can be obtained free of charge
by addressing ths Department of
Lands, Viotoria, B.C, or to any Government Agent
Records will be granted covering
jnly land suitable for agricultural
purposes, and which Is not timber-
land, I.e., carrying over (.000 board
feet per aore weat of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Applications for pre-emptions are
(i be addressed to the Land Com-
ntsiloner of the Land Recording Division, in whioh the land applied for
Is situated, and are made on printed
forma, copies of whioh oan bs obtained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years and Improvements made
to value of (10 per acre, Including
clearing and cultivating at least five
acres, before a Crown Grant can be
For more detailed Information aee
the Bulletin "Hor to Pre-empt
Land."     ,
Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being tlmberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
prloe of flrst-slaaa (arable) land la 15
per aore, and eeconu-class (grating)
land 1150 per acre. Further information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands Is given ln Bulletin
No. 10, Land. Bssiee, "Purohaae and
Lease of Crown Landa."
Mill factory, or Industrial altes on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may bs purchased or leased, the conditions Including payment of
Unsurveyed areaa, not exoeeding 20
acres, may be leaaed as homesltes,
conditional upon a dwelling belnK
ereoted ln the first year, title being
obtainable after residence and improvement conditions are fulfilled
and land has been surveyed.
\ LEA3E8
' For graslng and Industrial purposes areaa not exoeeding 640 acres
may be leased by one person or *
Under ths Orating Aot ths Provinoe is divided Into graslng districts
and the range administered under i
Oraalng Commissioner. Annual
graslng permits ars Issued baaed on
numbers ranged, priority being given
to established owners. Stock-owners
may form associations for range
management Free, or partially free,
permits are available for asttlers,
campers and travellers, up to ten
The Herald
$2:50 a Year
Anyox & Alice Arm
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
Has nroduced Minerals as follows: Placer Gold, $78,018,548; Lode Gold, $126,972,318; Silver, $80,-
787 003; Lead, $106,976,442; Copper, $209,967,068; Zinc, $50,512,557; Coal and Coke, $284,699,133;
Structural Materials and Miscellaneous Minerals. $50,175,407, making its mineral production to the end
of 1926, show an
Aggregate Value of $988,108,470
The substantial progress of the Mining industry of this Province is strikingly exhibited in the following
fiunres which show the value of production for successive five-year periods:   For all years to 1895, inclus-
flfl $94 547 241- forfive years, 1896-1900, $57,607,967; for fiva years, 1901-1905, $96,507,968; for five year?
1006 1910 $125 534,474; for five years, 1911-1915, $142,072,603;  for five years, 1916-1920, $189,922,725;
for five years, 1921-1925, $214,726,650; for 1926, $67,188,842.
Production Last Ten Years, $429,547,755
Lode mining has only been in progress for about 25 years, and only about one-Half of the Province has
been even prospected; 200,000 square miles of unexplored mineral hearing land are open for prospecting.
The Mining Laws of this Province are more liberal and the fees lower than those of any other Province
in the Dominion, or any Colony in the British Empire. ' •
Mineral locations are granted to discoverers for nominal fees.
Absolute Titles are obtained by developing such properties, security of which is guaranteed by
Crown Grants. •■
Practically all British Columbia Mineral Properties upon which development work has been done
are described in some one of the Annual Reports of the Minister of Mines. Those considering
mining investments should refer to such reports. They are available without charge on application
to the Department of Mines, Victoria, B. C. Reports covering eaoh of the six mineral Survey
Districts are published separately, and are available on application. Reports of the Geological
Survey of Canada, Winch Building, Vancouver, are recommended as valuable sources of information.
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing
VICTORIA. British Columbia ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD.   Saturday.    May   12  11)28
Speeding up Freight Service
'J'he   recent   Installation   of   Mack   Tractors   and
Lapeer Trailers by the Dominion Transport Company Limited, for the transfer of I.e.I. freight between the Canadian Pacific Place Viger freight sheds
and their outlying terminals in this city, was demonstrated before E. W. Beatty, Chairman and President, and other executives of the railway outside the
Windsor Street Station.
Mr. Beatty was specially interesteo in tne mechanism by which the trailer is connected up with
the tractor, This is done by the simple operation
of backing the tractor slowly into the trailer. Uncoupling is actuated from the tractor by the simple
moving of a lever. The President had these operations performed several times and expressed his appreciation of their simplicity.
Coupling and uncoupling of the trailer is operated
by means of a mechanism known as a fifth wheel
which is bolted to the tractor frame and upon which
the front end of the trailer rides, interlocks itself
mechanically with the trailer through the use of railroad type double locking jaw couplers. Brakes of
both the tractor and trailer are applied individually
and separately by the driver and are at all times
under his control. Were it possible for a trailer to
become disconnected from a tractor at any time when
in motion, the brakes of the former are automatically
applied bringing it almost immediately to a stop.
Through the use of a "Dolly" which consists of a
fifth wheel mounted on a pah- of road wheels, two
or more attendant trailers may be attached to one
tractor thereby forming a tractor train and by so
doing much increasing the total load capacity. With
the addition of the extra trailer wheels the total
weight of the vehicle and load is divided over a
greater road surface tire area, thus overcoming the
deteriorating effect of heavily loaded trucks on the
highways and city streets.
The capacity of the trailers used is 10,000 to
15,000 pounds with an inside dimension of approximately 16 feet long, 6V4 feet wide and 7 feet high.
The tractor is of the internationally known "Bull
Dog" type and Its draw-bar pull is far in excess of
anything that will be required of it, but was deemed
advisable to use In view of the heavy road conditions
prevailing in Montreal during the winter months.
While the tractor is of standard Mack design,
only the chassis Is so In the case of the trailer, tlie
tody being built and finished in the Transport com
pany's plant ln Montreal. The body Is of oak
throughout with a sheet metal covering and the whole
equipment ie highly finished in dark blue with red
wheels and undergear, the standard colors of the
company, making a very handsome appearance. The
centre side panels or sliding doors of the trailer as
well as the rear doors and front panel are decorated
with the Maple Leaf and Beaver, insignia of the
Canadian Pacific Railway. The doors of the tractor
bear the same crest. The Dominion Transport Company have at present nine trailers in operation and
will increase this number to twelve in the next few
weeks. Similar automotive equipment has been
ordered for use in Toronto by the company.
Mack Tractors and Lapeer trailers represent the
latest and most efficient method of handling freight.
It consists of spotting one or more trailers at strategic points where freight is to be picked up. When
the trailer is loaded the tractor calls for each in
turn, taking them to their respective destinations
under what ie known as the Shuttle System. By
this method no time is lost by full trailers waiting
to be moved, as they are operated on an hourly
schedule between each of the outlying freight depots and tbe central station, thereby giving the merchants and manufacturers of these outlying districts
the same despatch with their freight as those who
are more centrally located.
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HERE'S a New Brew«
a pure, pale, sparkling bev*
erage, superior and unusual.
Pilsener Lager is made from choice
ripe British Columbia and import*
ed Bohemian hops, finest malt
made from best Barley and selected
Rice. It is carefully brewed and
fully aged under the personal
supervision of our brewmaster.
Pilsener Lager costs more to brew,
but is sold at the same price ai
ordinary beers. Try this new
wholesome treat.
Q/arvcowJer.    B.C. ______
Dominion ol Canada and Newfoundland
Meets every second and fourth Monday of
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
Wright & hinton
P.  O.  BOX  1604
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
By Day, Week or Month at
Reasonable Rates
N. Sutilovich        Prop.
When you're hungry for real
food—the homey kind—come
over to the
The home of pure wholesome
food,   friendly   service and
welcome atmosphere
Alice Arm
Bread and Pastry Always for
Gus Anderson
M. M. STEPHENS & Co. Ltd.
The oldest Financial Office in Northern B. C.
Worthy of your Support
Anyox Community League
Reading Room and Library
A wide range of Newspapers,
Magazines and Periodicals on
file.   New books regularly
Join Up!
Make   the League better
through your influence
Beach Recreation Hall:
Pictures:  Tuesdays,
Thursdays, and Saturdays
Mine Recreation Hall:
Pictures:   Wednesdays and
Help the Organization
that Serves You
For Results Advertise
in The Herald
Pack Trains, Saddle Horses
and Heavy Teams
No Contract too Large or
too Small
Business Lots from $200 to
Residential Lots from $200
to $300
Robertson & Dumas
Agents for Alice Arm Mining
and Development Co.
This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board, or by the
Government of British Columbia.
We carry at all times a Full Line of First Class
Groceries;   also Heavy and  Shelf Hardware.
Clothes,   Boots,   Shoes  and   Rubbers   of   all
descriptions.   A large stock to choose from
Alice Arm
J ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Saturday,    May   12 Jl928
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The government gasoline speeder arrived from Stewart on Saturday, and was put in operation
on the Dolly Varden Railway
track during the week.
Ed. Pickett, owner of the Tiger
property, arrived on Monday from
California and will spend the next
few months here.
Mrs. Hanson arrived on Monday
from Vancouver on a visit to her
daughter, Mrs. 0. Evindson of the
Alice Arm Hotel.
A. C. H. Gerhardi, general manager of the Toric Mines Co. Ltd.
arrived on Monday from Vancouver.
F. D. Rice arrived in Alice Arm
on Thursday from Seattle, where
he has spent the winter. He is
leaving immediately for the Sad
die property at Hastings Arm to
do survey work in connection with
the new tramway etc.
J. Skonsing, an old resident of
the camp arrived on Monday from
Oregon, and will spend the summer developing his mineral claims.
Miss Jean Davie arrived on
Monday from Scotland to join her
brother Alex, who met her in
Prince Rupert on her way north.
Wm. McLean arrived home on
Monday from a vacation spent in
Prince Rupert.
J. A. Anderson left on Monday
for Stewart, where he spent the
The Alice Arm Liquor Store
will be re-opened next Tuesday,
after closing down for a short
period. A shipment of liquor
arrived from the south on Monday.
Harry Smith arrived home on
Thursday from Newberg, Oregon,
where he attended the funeral of
his only daughter Lenora. Ho
also visited his son Martin in California before returning home.
Mr. Woolverton, representing
the General Exploration Co. of
Vancouver, arrived on Thursday
and left immediately for the Esperanza Mine.
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Mr. Frank Teabo, who has been
ill for some time arrived home on
Monday from the south.
The Catholic Ladies will hold a
Card Party and Dance at the Catholic Hall, on Wednesday evening
next, May 16th.
John Clark, boiler inspector,
arrived on Monday.
C. C. Alderson arrived in town
on Monday.
Mrs. M. Real arrived on Monday
from the Old Country to join her
husband here.
Among the arrivals on Monday,
were: M. Johnstone, T. P. Fisher,
A. Knight, James Budge Messrs.
Bald, Silverton, Lightston, Honey-
Born to Mr. and Mrs. F. Larson
of Anyox, at Vancouver, on Thurs-
VI'iv 10th. a daughter.
The address given by Professor
Boggs to the I. 0. D. E. will be
a private affair. The address given
on Monday evening, however, at
the Recreation Hall will be open to
the public.
Sid Davis was a southbound
passenger on Monday.
Mrs. Patrick left on Thursday for
the south.
Among those leaving for the
south on Thursday, were: J. Maurice, D. M. Debber, J. M. Bard, A.
M. Silverton.
R. F. McNaughton, district passenger agent, C. N. Railways,
Prince Rupert, spent a few days in
town on business during the week.
Mr. and Mrs. R. Riblet arrived
in town during the week and are
registered at the Hotel.
H. W. Brown registered at the
Anyox Hotel during the week.
Percy Rushton of Parksville has
been nominated by the Conservative
nomination convention to contest
the Alberni riding against Major
Richard Burd, independent labor,
who has represented the riding
since the war.
Forests   are   Canada's greatest
Canada asks your help to save
the forests from fire,
During the year imports from
Germany went up by- nearly $3,
000,000, while exports to that
country rose by over $10,000,000.
Mining Spells Prosperity To
An instance of what business
mining brings is shown by the
orders for 2,500,000 feet of construction timber received by New
Westminster, B. C. lumbermen, for
the railway to the Flin Flon mine
in Northern Manitoba.
All trouble is relative. A pebble
isn't large, but it seems a whopper
to the ant that must climb over it.
H.   M.  SELFE
Office:   Opposite Liquor Store
B. C. Land Surveyor
Surveys of Mineral Claims, Subdivisions, Underground  Surveys,
Civil Engineer of Registered Professional Engineers
Atlin Electoral District
NOTICE is hereby given that
adjourned sittings of the Court of
Revision forthe purpose of revising
the list of voters for the said electoral district, and of hearing and
determining any and all objections
to the retention of any name on the
said list, or to the registration as a
voter of any applicant for registration, and for the other purposes set
forth in the "Provincial Elections
Act" will be held at the undermentioned places, at the hour of
ten o'clock in the forenoon on dates
set forth:—
Pleasant Camp: Tuesday, the
22nd. day of May, 1928.
Telegraph Creek: Wednesday,
the 23rd. day of May, 1928, at the
Court House, Telegraph Creek.
Atlin. Friday, the 25th. day of
May, 1928, at the Court House,
Alice Arm: Saturday, the 26th.
day of May, 1928.
Premier Mine: Monday, the 28th.
day of May, 1928.
Stewart: Tuesday, the 29th. day
of May, 1928, at the Court House,
Dated at Anyox this 20th. day of
April, 1928.
R.  M.   McGUSTY,
Registrar of Voters,
Atlin Electoral District.
Anyox Community
The Council of the League
meets on the Second and
Fourth Wednesday of each
month, in Recreation Hall,
at 7.30 p.m.
Morrison Transfer
and Fuel Co.
Office: 369 Dunsmuir St.,   Phone Sey. 3681
Res. 465, 46th. Ave. E., Phone Fraser 804-R
Candies, Magazines, Stationery,
]   Proprietary Medicines, Toilet Articles, Etc.
W. M. CummingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Pap
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
W. A. WILSON, Manager
Dealers in Fresh, Salt, and Smoked Meats,
Fish and Poultry
S. S. Prince George leaves Anyox for Prince Rupert, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle, and intermediate points, each Thursday, at 11.00 a.m.
S. S. Prince John leaves Prince Rupert, for
iNorth and South Queen Charlotte Islands, fortnightly.
Trains leave Prince Rupert each Monday Wednesday, and Saturday
at 11.30 a.m., for Jasper, Edmonton, Winnipeg, direct connections for all points Bast and South.
Use Canadian National Express for Money Orders, Foreign
Cheques, etc., also for your next shipment.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings or further information, apply to any Canadian
National Agent, or to R. F. McNAUGHTON, District Passenger Agent
Prince Rupert, B. C.
Men's  Department
Men's Khaki Drill Breeches-.. • $2.75. Men's Khaki Drill Breeches    $3.75
Men's Doe Skin Breeches   3.75. Men's Heavy Whipcord Breeches     5.25
Men's Work Shirts in Khaki and Fancy Check.   Two for     2.75
Boys' Light Coloured Blouses  $.1.16 and $1.45
Boys' Fine Khaki Blouses with open neck  1.25
Boys' Light Coloured Shirts  1.50
Bovs' Dark Coloured Shirts     $1.00 and 1.25
We invite you to inspect our new lines
of Marie Louise Girdles, Corselettes,
Bandettea and Brassieres,     Styles to
suit average and full hip figures.
The Marie Louise line is smart at unusually low prices.
Mothers' Day Packages, $1.25 & $2.50
Others by Moirs, Neilsons and Ganongs,
up to $6.00
Mother Day Cards, 10c. to 50c.
Small Suit Cases and Bags for Sohool Children, $1.00, $1.10, $1.50, $2.00
Jaspe Lino Bugs     $15.00 to $19.50
We carry a full line of Paris Miner Boots.   A reputable boot to meet conditions as .found
in B. C. Mines.   Stout waterproof uppers, heavy double soles and heavily nailed.   Built
with extra wide full heel, to protect the upper.     9in. $12.50,   16in. $16.50


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