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{   with all the
news and a big
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
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VOL. 9,   NO. 12
Alice Arm, B. O, Saturday, September 21, 1929
Britannia Co. Controls
Large Area Alice Arm
The Britannia Mining & Smelt-
; Co. have been actively engaged
developing the Wolf property
lince they obtained an option on it
ihort time ago.    It is also proposed to extend operations to the
oily Varden as soon  as possible
is understood that iu addition to
Mining an option on  tho Dolly
rden and  Wolf,  the Britannia
have also secured an option on
Kitsol Group.   This property
i across the river from tlie Toric
and joins the Dolly  Varden.   It
uprises four claims,  and it is
bought that the big ore body of
i Toric extends into the Kitsol.
Twenty-nine men are now em-
iloyed by the Britannia Co.  Since
s diamond drill was moved to the
/olf,  development  work   at the
He consists of  drifting on the
i body farther into the hill and
•iving a shaft to obtain depth on
) ore.
The Britannia Co. now controls
! claims in the Upper Kitsault
.intry, They are as follows:
Toric 4, Wolf 4, Dolly Varden 7,
jtsol 4. Claims staked this year
r the oompany 35 All the claims
i in the area known as the Kit-
Lilt silver belt.
The Dolly Varden and Wolf, which
the latest acquisitions, have
unique history. They were bond
and developed by the Dolly
Varden Mines Co. which wasback-
5 cents each.
Anyox P. T. A. Hold
First Meeting Of
The Year
he great war the Dolly Varden
o. got into financial difficulties
Hie Taylor Mining Co. of Vancou
eventually obtained   control
)uring the years 1919, 1920 and
1921  they shipped ore from the
)olly Varden that gave returns of
1,639,600 ozs. silver
Some of the ore was the richest
ver mined in the province.   It is
xpected that much more similai
will be encountered when de
velopment work is again undertaken. No development work was
indertaken   by   the   Taylor    Co.
Iiey confined their energies to
gutting the mine, and mismanagement and over optimism wrecked
The Taylor Co. did not develop
the Wolf.   Previous to their entry
the Dolly Varden Mines Co. drove
i short tunnel in the fall of 1915
The following year they diamond
•illed the ore body.   The results
the diamond drilling   fulfilled
heir expectations and the property
|was taken over.
The Wolf oontains some of the
largest surface showings of silver
i in the province.
Its successful development, to
(ether with the Toric, Dolly Var
en, Kitsol and other claims will
ill for a concentrating mill of
uge proportions
On Monday evening the Anyox
P. T- A. began the year with a
balance of $122.06, aooording to
the report presented by the Treasurer, Mrs, Patrick. This sum remained after substantial amounts
had been expended on worth while
assistance to the schools and ohildren.
For the work of the past year,
which included a variety of activities, a vote of thanks was accorded
the retiring president. Mrs. Gigot,
and the executive members. The
elections resulted in many unanimous requests that the previous
occupants of office should continue
to serve.
Those who are charged with executive positions are: Hon. Pres.,
Mr. Fordyce Clark; Pres., Mrs. G.
M. Lee; Vice-Pres., Miss Ormrod,
Recording Secy., Miss Richards;
Corresponding Secy., Mrs. Doelle;
Treas., Mrs. H. R. Patrick
Conveners of Committees on
Programme, Entertainment, Refreshments, Membership and
Sports were appointed. These include Mr. A. E. Vogee, Mrs. Cloke,
Mrs. Loudon, Mrs. Dunwoodie,
Mrs. Kirkwood, and Miss Heaney.
During tho discussion of plans
for the coming year, Mr. E. H.
Dunwoodie contributed a paper on
"Objectives in P. T. A. Work,"
which evoked considerable comment.   The suggestion was offered
New Wing Dam
Divert Creek
The work of constructing a new
wing dam above the town of Alice
Arm in order to divert the water
of Palls Creek into the Kitsault
river was commenced this week.
J. Graham, district road foreman
is in charge of operations.
A new dam will be built south
of Falls Creek. This will be connected to the existing dam. An
opening will then be made in the
old dam so that the water of Falls
Creek can be diverted into the
Kitsault. It is also planned to
raise the level of the old dam from
the bridge to the west bank of the
river an additional height of two
feet. This improvement, with the
second dam below, will undoubtedly remove any danger of the town
being flooded during high water
periods. The cost will be around
$7000.00 and about ten men will
be employed when work is in full
The flowing of Falls Creek
through the town was a nuisance.
No more will the summer air be
polluted with the rotting of hundreds of dog salmon, and soon will
be gone the days when the high
water periods kept everyone in a
state of suspense, not knowing
whether the next day would see
their house floating down the inlet
Anyox Elks Are Royally
Entertainer] Prince
»     -"- «iiSHvoMUM was onerea
ed  by Chicago capital.    Dunngf that the members might profit bv
systematic study of certain topics
related to the nature and needs of
children. The idea of being tested
on the results of such study called
forth some objection.
Vocal solos by Mrs. Dunn and
Mr. Redman, with Mrs, Redman
at the piano were much enjoyed.
The .retiring executive provided
refreshments over which the guests
lingered during the social honi
which closed the meeting.
New Mineral   District
Being Opened
Ground Alice Arm Acquired
For Sport Purposes
Provision for a sports ground
for Alice Arm was made at the recent sale of lots. The Alice Arm
Skating Rink Syndicate and the
Tennis Club jointly purchased lot
8. It is a large plot of ground
adjacent to the old skating rink.
It will be considerably enlarged,
however, as Mr. J. W. Strombeek
has kindly donated a pieoe of
ground for sport purposes. It adjoins lot 8 and extends to the east
boundary of the wharf road.
The mining area of Alice Arm
district is steadily being enlarged.
The new district to receive attention is the big area in the vicinity
of Kinskuch lake. This area lies
on the Kitsault-Naas River divide
of the Upper Kitsault country.
The country has been fairly well
prospected this year and numerous
claims have been staked during the
summer. It is stated that the
ground is well mineralized, but the
full extent of the ore bodies can
not be determined until development work has been undertaken.
Kinskuch lake is drained by a
river bearing the same name and
which drains into the Naas river.
G. Davidson, representing Brit
ish capital spent some time this
year in the Kinskuch lake district
and was enthusiastic overthe possibilities of ore showings. He will
make a return trip this year for
another examination.
Members of Anyox Lodge B. P.
O. Elks, and the all star baseball
team returned on Monday from a
visit to Prince Rupert. During
their stay they were the guests of
their Prince Rupert brothers, and
they gave the visitors a splendid
Baseball games and entertainments occupied their "whole time,
not a dull minute being allowed
Three games of baseball were
played, in which the local team
held their own, but the breaks
were against them. On several
occasions the game was lost due to
pure bad luck. They lost all three
games, the scores of which were,
6-5, 8-4, 13-12. Brilliant weather
prevailed during their visit.
On Thursday evening the visitors
attended a Lodge meeting, which
was followed by a social hour. A
dance was given in their honor on
Friday evening. About 200 persons were present and the afiair
was a great success.
On Saturday evening they attended a banquet at the Commodore Cafe.   Following the repast
there was a brief toast list.   Mr,
Gulick proposed the  toast  to  the
King to which Bud Sheen of Anyox
responded.      The   toast    to    the
Anyox Lodge was proposed by W.,
E. Williscroft with Jack McColl
responding  while a toast to the
Anyox baseball team was proposed
by George Mitchell and responded
to by William Bruce.   There were
solos by. Johnson Smith and Bud
Sheen  and  a  vocal  trio by Art
Easson, Al. Smail and Bill Mitchell.
Other   speakers    included    Stan
Moran, Aid. A. J.   Prudhomme,
Fred Stephens and Bert Morgan.
There   were   about   50   persons
The Record Broken For
Weekly Copper
Anyox Tennis Club Dance
Advertise in the Herald
The annual dance of the Anyox
Community League Tennis Club
will be held in the Elks' Hall on
Friday, October 18th. Novelty
dances will feature the evening.
Anyox Notes
Peter MoKinnon arrived in town
on Wednesday from the south.
T. J. Shenton, mining inspector,
arrived on Wednesday from Prince
A. W. Hoi man and James Diok-
son were arrivals on Wednesday
from the south.
Say "El Doro" when buying
a cigar and get satisfaction.
Made in seven sizes.
Students of Granby Bay High
School Elect Officers
The students of the Granby Bay
High School held tlieir annual
Meeting on Wednesday. Officers
were elected for the ensuing year,
and other business transacted.
The new officers are as follows:
President, Harold' Eld; Vice-
President, Margaret Marriot; Recording Secretary, Barbara Lee;
Corresponding Secretary, Marjorie
Cloke; Treasurer, Mildred Dresser;
Curator, Sydney Armstrong; Archivist, Audrey Macmillan.
The demand for copper has considerably increased during th&
present month. Record sales have
been made, and it is predicted that
should the present demand continue, the price will probably again
Following is a report on the
copper market taken from the Engineering and Mining Journal of
New York, of the issue of September 7th.
"All records were broken for copper buying this week, when domestic buyers entered the market for
a total of 102,000 tons, which far
surpasses the previous record of
56,000 tons sold in the week ending
Dec. 26, 1928, which, curiously
enough, was also a holiday week.
About 35,000 tons of this was sold
in one day, yesterday, since when
inquiry has tempered slightly, and
some sellers have withdrawn from
the market.
"Foreign business has also been
active, about 18,000 long tons having been booked at the Copper Exporters price of 18.30c. so far this
month, up to noon today.
"One leading seller, in view of the
heavy tonnage sold, withdrew from
the market on Friday afternoon,
and since then has established his
quotation at 18|c, Connecticut
basis, but business at that level has
been small. Other sellers, swamped with orders, have gradually
withdrawn also, though without
marking up their price. Today,
two large sellers continued to quote
18c, large orders being booked at
that level; they do not favor an increase. In fact, most sellers would
rather see 18c. maintained than to
have the conditions of last spring
duplicated. They admit, however,
that oontinued active buying is
likely to force up prices."
Large Number Opening
Badminton Games
The Anyox Badminton Club
commenced the season last week.
A large number were in attendance
at the opening games, and the
prospects of a successful season are
bright indeed. Badminton has
become very popular as an indoor
game during the past few years,
and judging from the number of
players participating this year its
popularity is increasing,
Young People Will Meet
Every Week
The Anyox Young People's Society will meet on Wednesday of
every week at 8 p.m. in the United
Church Hall. New members are
cordially invited to attend.
Public Meeting In Interests
Of Girl Guides
Miss Harvey, Provincial Girl
Guide Organizer, will hold a Public Meeting in Recreation Hall
Monday, September 23rd at 8 p.m.
Girl Guides, Brownies, parents and
all interested are requested to attend. The Meeting is sponsored
by Collison of Kincolith Chanter
of the I. O. D. E. ALICE  ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD, Saturday.    September, 21  1929
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Ann
Alice Arm and Anyox $2.5(1 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, $2.75
British Isles and United States, $8,00
Notices for Grown Grants - - $15.00
Land Notices .... $15.00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch
Contract Rates on Application.
'E. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
The new frontier of the empire
is in northern Canada, stated Hon.
Winston Churchill in a recent address in Vancouver. This includes
northern British Columbia. From
eastern Quebec to the Pacific
ocean the northen portion of the
Dominion is rapidly filling up.
What was considered a few years
ago to be a barren wilderness is
now found to be rich in minerals,
water powers and timber, also
agricultural land, especially in the
Peace River Country and northern
British Columbia. This province
was the first in the Dominion to
realize the importance of this vast
northland. The gold rushes of
the Omineca, Cassiar and Atlin
also the Yukon made known our
vast northern natural resources.
Northern British Columbia is a
treasure house of wealth awaiting
exploitation. It is being developed,
but the process in slow. The
weary waiting of the pioneers for
better transportation facilities is
sapping their enthusiasm. We
hear of new roads being built in
the southern part of the province
for the use of tourists—good roads
too, hard surfaced and smooth—
so that the cushion riders shall not
suffer any jolts. We also hear of
contemplated new roads for the
north, but they have not yet
materialized. The present government only came into power last
year. Since they assumed office
they have made plans for the construction of several trunk roads in
the north. It must be admitted
that it takes time to complete plans
before actual construction can be
undertaken—it took the previous
government twelve years—let us
hope things will now move a little
more swiftly. All the coast towns
should be connected with the interior by auto roads. We are entitled to have road connections.
The argument is raised that the
tourists spend money in the province. They spend a small fraction
of their income, whereas the people
of the north spend their whole income in the province, and moreover
are creating wealth by the development of our natural resources,
Power Corporation Buys
Dunwell Power
Latest reports from New York
state that the demand for copper
continues undiminished. During
one week this month copper sales
records were broken when 102,-
000 tons were sold. This is good
news for   British   Columbia.    It
Stewart News
Through a deal just made between the Power Corporation and
the Dunwell Mining Co., the town
of Stewart is assured of an abundance of electrical power for industrial and lighting purposes
throughout the coming winter.
The Power Corporation has purchased the power plant of the Dunwell Company and at the same time
contracted with the company to
supply them with power at a cost
that is just about one-half the cost
of power as the company was producing it. This is possible on account of the big developments going'!
on at American Creek, where a
storage dam will impound water
sufficient to supply all requirements
of this section. This will not be
completed, however, until next
year, and before that time there
would be a shortage of power in
Stewart except for the utilization
of the Dunwell plant.
It is a good deal for both parties.
The Power Corporation is placed in
a position to supply the trade, and
the mining company is assured of
all the power they will require at a
saving of fifty per cent.
The plant consists of a 300 horse
power Vickers-Petter Diesel engine,
coupled with a 450 K. V. A. generator and all the usual accessories to
such, a plant. The buildings housing the plant are leased by the
Dunwell Co. to the Power Corporation.
Meanwhile the latter are advertising for the purchase of cedar
poles, and the 21/, miles of transmission line from Stewart ■ to the
Dunwell plant will be completed
before the cold weather sets in.
A crew of men was sent up to the
Dunwell this week to prepare for
the arrival of a diamond drilling
crew who should be here tomorrow,
and who will inaugurate a diamond
drilling program to follow up the
results of the Radiore survey made
last fall.
Six thousand feet of diamond
drilling has been done on George
Copper by Consolidated, at a depth
of 1100 teet.
"My papa's a bookkeeper," said
little Albert proudly.
"Yes, I know it," rejoined small
Dorothy, daughter of a minister.
"u-   borrowed a   book   from my
Acadia Fire Insurance Co.
Globe Indemnity Co. of Canada.
Ontario Equitable Life and Accident
Insurance Co.
Mine   ...       -   Anyox, B. C.
Dominion of 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
M. M. STEPHENS & Co. Ltd.
The oldest Financial Office in Northern B. C.
hasten the development of new
copper properties to a producing
stage. During the past two years
a lot has been said regarding the
developing of a number of new
copper properites to the producing
stage, but up to the present none
of the big properties have yet been
developed into producing mines.
Copper continues to hold its
place as the most favored metal.
Present prices are good and the
future is as bright as the present.
Now is the logical time to sell a
copper prospect. If prices and
terms are favorable the holder of a
copper prospect should not have a
great deal of trouble in disposing
of his holdings. Copper is the
metal that is in the greatest demand.
New properties in Canada, South
Africa and other countries are being developed as quickly as possible
to meet the demand. When these
new mines are producing to  full
means that the big copper pro
ducing companies  will   continue j capacity the price of copper may
working full force.    It  will  also take a drop.
Pack Trains, Saddle Horses
and Heavy Teams
No Contract too Large or
too Small
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
Business Lots from $200 to
Residential Lots from $200
to $300
Robertson & Dumas
Agents for Alice Arm Mining
and Development Co.
Bread,  Cakes, Pastry,
Al. Falconer
Alice Arm
Baggage, Freighting, Pack
and Saddle Horses
Slab Wood Cut any Length
Every Order Given
Immediate Attention
Boots and Shoes
We have a select range of Men's Oxfords in
Black and Brown. Prices range from $6.50 to
$8.25 per pair. Also a large assortment of Men's
Dress Shoes in Black and Brown. Prices from
$5.50 to $10.50 per pair.
LEW  LUN  & Co.
General Merchants, Anyox West side of Smelter
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
Start  the  New  Season   Right with  a  Fresh Box
T.   W.   FALCONER AliceAnn
British Columbia
Department of Mines
British Columbia, the Mineral Province of
Western Canada, has produced up to the
end  of  1928,   $1,114,210,411  worth of
Mineral Products
Bulletin No. 1,1929, being a Summary of Mining
Operations for six months ended 30th. June,
1929, may be obtained, together with the Annual
Reports of the Minister of Mines and other publications dealing with the mineral areas and
mines, free of charge, on application to:
ALICE  ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD. Saturday.    September, 21  1929
Canadian Mining Institute To
Hold Meeting Vancouver
A general meeting of British Columbia division, Canadian Institute
of Mining and Metallurgy, will be
held at Hotel Vancouver, November 20 to 22. There will be six
technical sessions, at which will be
read papers having reference to the
more important operations in the
respective mining districts.
ere an
Canadian Piciftc stumer Mil-
nedoaa recently brought ovor to
Canada two fine stallions belonging to the Prince of Wales, "Aids-
fonrnn" an Arab, und "Crusader", a
Clyde, to go the nyal rnnch at
High River, Alberta. Tho two
horses broke their journey at the
Toronto Exhibition, and later were
carried across the Dominion by
Canadian Pacific Express. Special
accommodation was provided for
them on the Minnndosa.
Rt. Hon. L. C. M. S. Amery, secretary for the Dominions In the
Baldwin administration, fulfilled
his wish recently when he climbed
Mount Amery, 10,940-foot peak in
the Rockies, to accomplish which
he had travelled some six thousand miles by Canadian Pacific Empress of Australia and lines to Lake
Louise from England. He fought
his way through blizzards and
many other hardships to the top of
the peak. He was accompanied by
a Swiss guide, Edward Peuz, of
Lake Louise.
"Mr. Churchill looked very funny
working on one of father's threshing machines," said the Hon. George
Rodney, aged ten, who with his
younger brother John recently travelled to England to take up schooling. Winston Churchill is a cousin
of Lord Rodney wh,o operates a
ranch at Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta,
The fourth game refuge has been
established in New Brunswick by
the provincial government at Be-
caguimac, consisting of 43 square
miles located in Carleton and York
counties. This makes a total in all
of about 640 square miles of territory set aside in the province as
game sanctuaries since 1919.
Hon. J. L. Perron, Quebec minister of agriculture, has announced
the loan of two-thirds of the purchase price of pure-bred sheep,
without Interest charges, to QuebcO
farmers. He aims to place 25,0(rl
pure-bred sheep throughout the
province to bring in a yearly revenue of $250,000.
A yield of 3,699,995 barrels of
apples is expected in Canada this
year, as compared with 3,235,970 in
1928. Compared with the five-year
average of 2,985,310 barrels this
Is an increase of 20%, making It a
bumper crop.
Homestead entries in the four
western provinces continue to run
well ahead of last year. For tha
half year they number 7,129 as
compared with 5,165 in the same
six months period of 1928. Alberta
topped the list with 4,052 filings;
Saskatchewan followed with 2381;
British Columbia recorded 371 and
Manitoba 326,
Sixty-three wells are being
drilled in the Turner Valley, 30
miles south-west of Calgary, 21 are
just about to be started and 28 are
producing crude naphtha or crude
oil—a total of 112 wells. Mr. Wind-
ton Churchill, on his recent trip
across the Dominion by Canadian
Pacific paid a special visit to the
Turner Valley accompanied by
Mayor Osborne of Calgary.
Selection is announced of John
W. Dafoe, Editor of tho Winnipeg
Free Press, to act  as  a   commissioner on the part of the United
States on  the  International  Commission under the Treaty for the
Advancement of Ponce between the
United Sta.es  and Germany.    Mr
Dafoe was selected for this post by
the United States Government acting through Hon. William Ph'l'lllna,
United States Minister to Canada.
The International Commission no**'
J being sot up by tho United StflfP'a
| and Germany is to have five mnm-
I bers, of which Mr. Dafoe Is the first
to be named.   All disputes between
I the   United   States   and   Germany
I after ordinary diplomatic proceed-
II jigs have failed, are to be referred
the Commission.
Utility Mines No. 1 Limited have
taken over the Tiger and Climax Groups
in the Upper Kitsault Valley, and an
intensive program of development work
! has been inaugurated.
For Full Information apply) to the Fiscal Agents:
Utility Mining & Financing Co. Ltd.
830-831 Rogers Building, Vancouver, B. C.
Col. Victor Spencer Buys
Mine Interest
New ownership is announced of
the Sally mine, Beaverdell district.
This mine was originally developed
by a company composed of Vancouver and Penticton people and paid
handsome dividends before it attracted the Guggenheim interests
four years ago. They put up a
payment of $10,000 and proceeded
to take much valuable ore out of the
mine, and then relinquished the option. The Sally and the Bell mines
have been two of the best paying of
the small mines in the province.
Included in the new ownership is
Col. Victor Spencer, Wendell Far-
ris, K. C, P. W. Racy, R'. H.
Stewart, mining engineer, and D.
Mcintosh, the last of whom is one
of the owners of the Bell. P. W.
Racey is well known because of his
connection with the Tonopah-Bel-
mont operation at Surf Inlet, while
the others are well known Vancouver men.
Powder, Caps, Fuse,.Steel and Tools.   Raintest Clothing,
Stanfield's Underwear, Hand-made Boots.   A full line of
Quality Groceries for Mining needs.
Alice Arm
Royal Horses Reach Canada
"Aldebaran", Arab stallion, belonging to the Prince of Wales,
was with "Crusader", a Clyde stallion, a recent passenger on Canadian Pacific steamship Minnedosa,
and went to the Toronto Exhibition as a break in their long journey across Canada to the Prince's
ranch at High River. Aldebaran,
like his royal master, is of democratic temperament and made no
bones about posing for the photographer. Inset is a close-up of the
horse. The Prince has some high-
class blood stock on his ranch and
these horses with a number of
others that have come or are coming over to Canada in the near
future, will have an effect on
breeding all through the west that
will be a boon to farmers and stock
Welcome Hotel
Alice Arm
Comfortable Roomi for Rent
Tobacco & Soft Drinkt Cifiri, Cigarettei
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
Adverta'se in the Herald
Wright & hinton
P.  O.  BOX 1604
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
S. S. Prince Qeorge sails from Anyox for Prince
Rupert and Vancouver via Stewart each Wedneaday at 12.00 midnight.
I S.S. Prince Charles or Prince John   leaves
'Prince Rupert for North and South Queen Charlotte Island ports fortnightly.
Trains leave Prince  Rupert Daily except Sunday, 11.30 a.m., for
Jasper, Edmonton,  Winnipeg, direct connections for all points
East and South.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings or lurther information, apply to an) Canadian
National Agent, or lo R. F. McNAUGHTON, District Passenger Agent
Prince Rupert, B. C.
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
W. A. WILSON, Proprietor
Dealers in Fresh, Salt, and Smoked Meats,
Fish, Poultry, Butter and Eggs
Equipped with  Modern  Cold Storage Plant
ADVERTISE IN THE HERALD ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD. Saturday,    September, 21  1929
Community League Sports'
Banquet October 4th.
The big annual Sports' Banquet
of the Anyox Community League
will be held at the Beach Gymnasium on Friday October 4th.
This is the evening when all
those taking part in outdoor sports,
together with those who foster
sport, will be tha guests of the
Community League.
Following the banquet, the evening will be given over to songs,
short speeches, and presentations.
It is a big night for all sport lovers
and everything this year will be of
the same high order as in previous
Geological Survey Complete
Dr. Geo. Hanson, Dominion Government geologist and his staff of
students left on Monday for the
south. Dr. Hanson has spent several summers at Alice Arm making
a geological examination of the
district. He completed the work
this year.
Valley via the telegraph trail on
There are sixteen  wells   in   the
Sunday.    He left on   Wednesday   Wainright and Ribstone oil fields
for Vancouver.    He plans to take
a five-year course in  mining and
geology at the B. C. University.
L. Jesson, of the firm of Boyle
Bros, diamond drill contractors,
arrived in town on Monday and left
for Anyox on Wednesday. During
his stay he paid a visit to the Wolf
mine, where a diamond drill is being
operated by the Britannia Mining
House Moving Under Way
At Alice Arm
The pleasant pastime of moving
your house in order to conform
with the streets on the new Alioe
Arm townsite is already under
Mr. Gus Anderson is the first to
move his house onto his lot, and
others are planning to follow in
the near future.
Miners and prospectors who
have to move, are picking out tunnel sites so that they can drive
tunnels under tlieir castles in order
to jack them up.
Next spring promises to be interesting. Houses will be moved
on existing roads which are now
lots. Houses will still occupy the
new roads aud a blockade is
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J Stark arrived home on Monday
from a business trip to Prince
Lome Falconer who has been
spending summer holidays with his
father T. W. Falconer left on Monday for Vancouver. He recently
passed his High School examinations with honors and will now
enter B. C. University.
Miss Alice Hogburg, who has
been spending summer holidays
with her parents left on Wednesday
for Vancouver.
Cor"table Wm. Smith arrived
from Anyox on Thursday and is
leaving again today.
E. Lloyd Bowler, mining engineer for the Consolidated Mining
& Smelting Co., arrived in town
on Thursday and will spend a
week or ten days here examining
mining properties on behalf of his
J. G. Barry, geologist for the
Britannia Mining & Smelting Co.
left on Wednesday after making
an examination of the company's
holdings in the Upper Kitsault
E. G. Greenaway, former,, school
teacher here arrived from the Naas
Premier Working For
Northern Highway
Speaking further of the projected
highway from the United States
boundary through British Columbia
and the Yukon, Premier Tolmie
said at Ottawa recently that it was
proposed to build from the coast,
going through Hazelton.
There is a suggestion that the
federal government would build the
Yukon portion but nothing has been
decided as to what assistance, iff
any, the Dominion would give to
help British Columbia build her
Premier Tolmie is understood to
have impressed upon Hon. Charles
Stewart, minister of the interior, at
their conference yesterday, that it
would be a heavy load on the province if it had to bear the whole
at present, of which six are producing to some extent. The wells
vary in depth from 200 to 3489
feet. Preparations are in process
for drilling 23 other wells in these
TACOMA pool, which up to a
short time ago had control of Big
Missouri, has now less than 300,-
000 shares, having sold during the
high market to buyers in Montreal
and New York.
$100 WEEKLY EASY—EITHER SEX selling PALCO products
to every home, office, garage, auto-
ist. Fast sellers. Good commission.
Free samples. P. A. LEFEBVRE
& CO. LTD., Alexandria, Ont.
H.   M.   SELFE
Opposite Liquor Store
(Form F.)
Certificate of Improvements
"Moose No. 1," "Moose No. 2,"
"Moose No. 5," "Moose No. 6," and
"Bing Fraction," Mineral Claims,
situate in the Naas River Mining Division of the Oassiar District. Where
located: about 22 miles up the Kitsault River on the East side of river
and joins the "Silver Horde No. 2,"
Mineral Claim on the south.
TAKE NOTICE, that I, Miles
Donald, Free Miner's Certificate No.
11697-D, agent for John Strombeek,
Free Miner's Certificate No. 35818-D,
intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder
for a Certificate of Improvements, for
the purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant of the above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under section 85, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 17th. dav of July, A. D.
Advertise in The
Candies, Stationery, Proprietary
Medicines, Toilet Articles, Etc.
W. M. CummmgS.   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Pap<
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
Alice Arm
Comfortable Roomi for Rent
By Day, Week or Month at
Reasonable Rates
N. Sutilovich        Prop.
Anyox Community
The Council of the League
meets on the Second and
Fourth Wednesday of each
month, m Recreation Hall,
at 7.30 p.m.
Alice Arm
Bread and Pastry Always for
Gus Anderson
Mining Company officials are asked
to note the provisions of Section 16,
"Mineral Survey and Development
Act," which are quoted herewith, and
govern themselves accordingly:
"(1) Where a corporation, other
than a private company under the
"Companies Act,"acquiresan interest
in, or title to, or engages in work on
any mining property situate in a mineral survey district, it shall forthwith
notify the Resident Engineer of that
district, and the Provincial Mineralogist, and file with them full particulars
thereof, and shall also file with them,
as soon as it is issued, a copy of every
prospectus or statement in lieu of
prospectus which is required by the
"Companies Act" to be filed with the
registrar of Companies.
"(2) Where a corporation, other
than a private company under the
"Companies Act," issues, publishes or
distributes, or causes to be issued,
published or distributed, any pamphlet, bulletin, circular, advertisement,
or publication relating to any ininingij
property situate in the Province in*
which the corporation has any interest or on which the corporation is engaged in work, the corporation shall
forthwith file acopy of the pamphlet,
bulletin, circular, advertisement, or
publication in the office of the Resident Engineer of the mineral survey
district in which the mining property
is situate, and shall also forthwith
Hie three copies of the same in the
office of the Department of Mines at
"(3) If a corporation makesdefanlt
In complying with any requirement
of this section, it shall be liable, on
summary conviction to a fine not ex
ceeding twenty-five dollars for every
day during which the default continues and every director and every
manager of the corporation who
knowingly and wilfully authorizes or
permits the default shall be liable to
the like penalty."
For information regarding British
Columbia Mines apply to the Department of Mines, Victoria, B. C.
Special Bulletins, Annual Reports,
etc., furnished free of charge on application.
We have in stock a fine range of men's pure wool sweaters in either light or dark
heather mixtures with neat contrasting colored trimming.   They  are fashioned  in
the coat style with the V. neck and can be had in sizes 36 to 44.    These sweaters
are guaranteed pure wool and moderately priced at $6.00.
Pure linen black background with pink floral designs at $2.15 per yard.
Shadow cloth, fawn background with red figured pattern at $2.40 per yard.
Assorted patterns in cretonnes, at 50c. per yard.
Various patterns in chintz at 35c. per yard.
"Truefit" is the name of our new English
made shoes. Made in Northampton
means the best workmanship and quality
material. These are made in boot style
or brogue oxfords in black and brown,
and are just what the name implies.
Priced from $9.00 to $10.00
Horlick's Malted Milk,   Hospital   size,
Horlick's Malted Milk, Small size, $1.00
Ovaltine     75c. and 1.25
Wampole's Extract Cod Liver Oil 1.00
White Pine and Tar Cough Syrup 60c.
Wampole's Antiseptic Solution 25c, 75c.
Wampole's Magnolax  $1.00
Wampole's Grape Salts.    50c. and 1.00
We have in stock, at all times, a large stock of Community Plate Silver in
the Adam pattern at the usual city prices. Any other pattern required can
be procured without any further cost. We, also, have a large stock of Silver-
ware, including tea sets, casseroles, cake plates, bon-bons, bread trays, etc.
These are all at our reasonable prices.


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