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 A little paper
with all the
news and a big
circulation
THE HERALD
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
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VOL. 7,   NO. 8
Alice Arm, B. 0., Friday, September 2, 1927
5 cents each.
Ore Vein on Vanguard
Is Almost Ten Feet
Wide
The copper ore vein on the Vanguard which was encountered last
week has been cut through and is
proven to be 9 feet 8 inches wide.
The whole vein is composed of a
high grade chalcopyrite ore, and its
encountering at a depth of 200 feet
is a source of great satisfaction.
The vein is now being drifted on
along the foot wall in order to
ascertain the extent of the ore shoot
The, drift is now in 25 feet, and the
ore is equally as rich as that encountered in the crosscut tunnel.
Development work on the Red
Point which is also being developed
by the Victor Spencer interests, is
proceeding with all possible rapidity.
A new tunnel has been started at a
higher elevation than the main one,
and it is confidently expected
that ore will shortly be encountered,
This tunnel is being driven about
100 feet below the surface showings.
The main tunnel is being pushed
ahead.
New Alice Arm Business
Block Occupied
The big business block which has
been under construction by T. W.
Falconer during the summer was
occupied by him during the week,
the bulk of supplies being moved
from the old store on Wednesday.
This block stands at the intersection of Main Street and First
Avenue. It is two stories in height.
The ground floor comprises the
store with a room at the rear for
storing surplus supplies. The upper
floor contains a large hall, suitable
for winter sports, meetings or
dances, and also commodious living
quarters.
The best of lumber was used in
construction, and the whole building
both interior and outside is painted
and varnished, presenting a very
attractive appearance. The interior
is lined with cottonwood veneer
painted a cream color.
The completion of this block
marks another step towards more
substantial buildings in Alice Arm,
and also shows how one of the
leading business men regard the
future of the camp.
Fast Time Made Vanguard
Tunnel
The contractors, who hkve been
driving the tunneloh the Vanguard
completed their contract during the
week and arrived in town yesterday.
They are Neil Forbes, Fred Martinson, Leo Paulcer, Jack Collins,
Wm. McFarlane. Plans have
been made so that underground
work will go on uninterruptedly.
Record time was made
in driving the 274 feet of tunnel.
The total time being 56 days or an
average of almost 5 feet per day.
All work was done by hand.
Granby Co. Made Good
Showing During Last
Quarter
Granby Consolidated Mining
Smelting & Power Co., Ltd., for
the quarter ended June 30, 1927,
reports profit of $513,591 after ex
penses and interest, but before depreciation and depletion.oomparing
with $293,948 in the preoeding
quarter and $461,833 in the second
quarter of 1926. Stock outstanding amounts to approximately
432,000 shares.
Profit for the first half of 1927,
totalled $807,540 before depreciation and depletion, against $891,-
431 in the first six months of the
previous year.
Granby Cons. Mining, Smelting
and Power Co. in the seoond quarter produced 14,800,127 pounds of
copper, monthly average of 4,933,
375 pounds, compared with 13,563,-
591, average of 4,521,197 pounds a
month, in the first quarter.
Weighted average cost of producing oopper at both Anyox and
Allenby, before depreciation but
including all operating and general
expense, with precious metals aud
miscellaneous income credited to
copper, was 9.153 cents a pound
oompared with 10.374 cents in the
preoeding quarter.
. Colonel J. T. Crabbs, president,
in his remarks accompanying the
report for the second quarter, says
there is no construction under way
at Anyox and that work is progressing favorably at Allenby on
the improvements which will be
completed some time in the fourth
quarter of the year.—B. C. Financial Times.
ANYOX NOTES
Very Successful Tennis
Tournament Anyox
The mixed doubles handicap
tennis tournament staged by the
Local Tennis Club on Sunday
turned out very successfully.
Eleven oouples took part while
they were a little late iu getting
away, once started everything
went off smoothly.
The winners were: 1st. Mr. Fred
Brown and Mrs. Deane, soore of
58 and handicap of 8, giving them
a total of 66. 2nd. Mr., V. McRae.
and Mrs. McTaggart, soore of 60
and handicap of 5, total 65.
Tea was served in the afternoon
and thoroughly enjoyed by all.
President Townshend and secretary Stewart worked hard in the
morning lining up the games and
were relieve'd in the afternoon by
Mr. T.Evans. Mr. E. ft. Johnson
donated the first prize for the
gentlemen, the club providing the
other prizes. •
Benefit   Dance   Was  Very
Successful
The dance held on Friday last as
a benefit for the football player
hurt early this season was quite a
success. There was a large orowd
present despite the fact that it was
boat night and also very wet. The
Moose Orchestra supplied the musio
and left nothing to be desired.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Loftus and
family returned from holidays in
the south on Friday.
Our suits are made to fit. All
work done on the premises, right
in Anyox.   A. Galy.
Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Cutler and
family returned on Friday from
holidays spent in southern cities.
Frank Hill returned on Friday
from a vacation in the south.
For a quiet rest try the Alice
Arm Hotel. Pleasant surroundings.   O. Evindson. proprietor.
R. M. McGusty arrived back on
Friday from a vacation spent in
Victoria.
Arthur Todd was a southbound
passenger on Friday on holidays.
Constable W. Smith was a southbound passenger on Friday.
Miss Teresa Gordon, who has
been spending holidays with Miss
C. Nucich, at Alice Arm, returned
home on Monday.
Miss K. Considipe of the Mess
House staff is spending a vacation
at the Alice Arm Hotel.
J. H. Ashwell of Chilliwack, B.
C. Grand Master Or the I. O. O. F.
of British Columbia, was a visitor
in town over the week-end.
Make no mistake when ordering
cigars, make ElDoro your choice.
Remember it is a real cigar made
from the best tobacco.
Mr. and Mrs. Neill McLeod and
daughter returned on Monday from
a two week's vacation spent at
Stewart.
Mr and Mrs, J. Hindmore and
Gordon Hindmore of the Mine
returned on Monday from holidays
spent in the south.
Mrs. E. Blundell returned on
Monday from a vacation spent in
southern cities.
Mrs. T. H. Davies and Miss D.
Davies returned from holidays in
the south on Monday.
E. Evans and J. Evans of the
Mine returned from Vancouver on
Monday.
A. Armstrong and Sidney Armstrong returned from holidays in
the south on Monday's boat.
Mrs. W. Smith and family returned on Monday from a vacation
spent in Prince Rupert.
Continued on Page 4
Death of Anyox Baby Yesterday
The death occurred at Anyox on
Thursday, September 1st. of Margaret Elsie Isabelle McDonald, aged
4 months, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Duncan McDonald. The funeral
takes place this afternoon at Anyox
cemetery, Rev. C. D. Clarke officiating. Funeral arrangements were
in charge of Chas. McAdie.
Alice Arm Ships Ore
Samples to Prince
Rupert
Alice Arm will be well represented
at the mineral exhibit of the Prince
Rupert exhibition held September
6, 7, 8 and 9.
On Monday G. W. Bruggy
shipped samples from a number of
well known properties, and these in
addition to samples already shipped
will make an imposing display.
The following samples were
sent on Monday:
Bunker Hill, silver-lead ore.
Owner, J. O. Trethewey.
From a recent big strike on the
Sunrise, were several large specimens of high grade zinc ore.
Owners G. W, Morley and associates.
Several specimens of the recent
strike on the Vanguard taken from
a1 depth of 200 feet, high grade
copper-gold ore. Owners Strom-
beck Brothers and M. Peterson.
Beach Molybdenum; molybdenum
ore, Owners G. W. Bruggy and
W. McFarlane. This ore took
first prize at Vancouver this year.
Mayflower; high grade silver-
lead-gold ore. Owners G. W.
Bruggy and Wm. McFarlane.
Homeguard; high grade copper-
gold-silver ore. Owners, G. W.
Bruggy and Wm. McFarlane.
Wolf; high grade silver ore.
Owners J. Fiva and associates.
Vanguard extension; high grade
copper-gold-silver ore. Owner M.
Peterson.
Samples were also sent from
other properties.
Esteemed  Residents  Leave
Anyox for South Africa
L. F. Champion and daughter
Rowena left on the Prince George
on Friday enroute for their new
home in South Africa. They will be
joined by Mrs. Champion in Van
couver. They are due to sail on
the Arabian Maru from Victoria on
Sept. 3rd. Sailing first to Yokohama, then by rail to Nagasaki, by
steamer to Hong Kong and then
via the Straits Settlements to South
Africa.
Mr. Champion has been manager
of the Granby Stores for a number
of years. He was held in high
esteem, and leaves a large circle
of friends, as also does Mrs. Champion and daughter Rowena, who are
sorry to see them depart.
Concentrator   Ball   Players
Easy Win
The ball game scheduled for last
Friday night, but • postponed
owing to bad weather was played
on Monday evening. The game
was very ragged the Concentrator
winning easily from a pickup
team. Beaulieu pitched for the
winners and Fred Brown for the
losers. The score was 7 to 0.
Walter Olson was the umpire.
Changes in C. N. Steam
Ship Schedule Start
Next Week
Notice of the change in the
schedule of the C. N. Steamships
has been received from Prince
Rupert and is as follows:
"Owing to the fact that it has
been necessary to drydock the S.
S. "Prince Rupert" we have
replaced this steamer with the S.
S. "Prince Charles", which will
arrive in Anyox, Friday evening
September 2nd, and sail for Prince
Rupert via. Stewart that evening,
transferring her passengers to the
S. S. "Prince George" there, which
steamer sails from Prince Rupert
for Vancouver Saturday evening,
September 3rd.
The fall schedule will be inaugurated by theS. S. "Prinoe George"
sailing from Anyox for Vancouver
via Ketchikan and Prince Rupert
on Wednesday, September 7th, at
midnight, and eaoh Wednesday
thereafter until the end of September."
After this date it is expected
that the boats will operate on the
same schedule as last year, arriving
at Anyox on Thursday and leaving
for the south the same day at
1 p.m.
Returns from an Extended
Prospecting Trip
A. Davidson and Gus. Pearson
arrived back in Alice Arm on Tuesday from a prospecting trip that
took them across the Naas River.
Theobject of their tripwas to explore
a country seen by A. Davidson fifteen years ago in the Naas Valley.
It however, proved barren as far as
minerals were concerned. They encountered a district in the Naas
composed of boulders melted
together with lava rock, and brought
home several small specimens. The
wonderful growth of vegetables and
fruit greatly exceeded their expectations. During their stay they
were regaled with corn on the cob
and the many fruits cultivated in the
valley.
Happy Throng Attend Dance
The dance held at the Alice Arm
Hotel on Saturday night, was all
that could be desired. A large
number were present and a first class
orchestra kept the dancers busy
throughout the evening. One dance
followed the Other in quick succession, and it was a tired but happy
throng who wended their way home
after the strains of the Home Waltz
had died away.
Log Carrying Barges Leave
for South
The tug Lome arrived in Alice
Arm on Monday and left the following morning at 4 a.m. towing the
log carrying barges, Bingaman and
Pazuta. Both barges were loaded
with logs from the camp of F. L.
Housley and are destined for
Powell River. ALICE    ARM  AND  ANYOX  HERALD,  Friday,    September   2 1927
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.
Whether the price be twelve or
fourteen cents, and without regard
to production curves, new and ex
panding utilitarian and artistic uses
for copper are increasingly apparent. Labor costs are so high that
it pays to use the best material
In New York City one notes in the
great "cathedrals" of the motion
picture tons of doors and grill
work in bronze or brass, and window framing is of pure copper
sheeting. Evidently architects
have belatedly come to understand
that copper is one of the greatest
and most versatile servants that
Nature has placed under man's
command. Even the window and
door framing and trim in small
stores and buildings is to an ever
increasing extent formed by sheet
copper, which many artisans have
found more easily worked than
other metals or wood. Publicity
has helped the cause, obviously,
especially in home building, but
the increasing preference for copper in general building construction
is based largely on a wider appreciation of the many virtues-
workability, sightliness, and above
all, durability—possessed by the
metal in its pure and alloyed
state.
Steel alloyed with some copper
possesses in a large degree the excellences of both metals. Its use
should expand in construction jobs
of all sorts. Makers of furniture
may profit by a consideration of
the desirability of copper-steel as
framework for chairs, tables, and
beds. Its resistance to oxidation
provides advantages not possessed
by iron and steel frames. The
natural beauty of the metal, its
cheapness, and its growing popularity assure an expanding adoption for such artistic objects as
candlesticks, trays, and numerous
other household accessories, No
matter how often the copper pitcher goes to the well, it is never,
broken.—Engineering and Mining
Journal.
Those who find it inconvenient
to leave on Monday for the Prince
Rupert exhibition can avail themselves of the departure on Wednesday of the S. S. Prinoe Charles.
This boat arrives in Prinoe Rupert
on Thursday afternoon or evening
so that one full day of the Fair and
Stampede can be obtained.
Scandinavian Countries
Rich in Iron Ore
One-tenth of the iron ore resources of Europe lie in the north, in
Sweden, Norway, and Finland.
From these countries comes about
15 per cent of Europe's iron-ore
production, and within their borders are some of the largest known
deposits of magnetite ore. In them
the iron industry has not been
greatly developed. In fact this
northern iron industry is practic
ally confined to Sweden. About
90 per cent of all of the iron ore
mined in the Scandinavian countries is exported to Germany,
England, Belgium, the United
States, and elsewhere.
Sweden is by far the largest
producer of iron ore, its production
being from 5,000,000 to 10,000,000
tons annually, of which 3,500,000
to 8,500,000 tons is exported. The
country produces from 500,000 to
800,000 tons of pig iron per year.
Norway mines from 300,000 to
700,000 tons of iron ore each year,
all of which is exported. Finland
has practically no production of
importance as yet.
Steamer   Prince   Rupert
Injured Going South
Is
Striking an unknown object
southbound the steamer Prince
Bupert sustained a broken rudder
in Seymour Narrows early last
week. She was assisted to a safe
anchorage in Plumper Bay by the
steamer Cardena on which the
Prince Rupert's passengers then
proceeded to Vancouver.
The Prince Rupert has gone into
drydock for repairs and her place
this week has been taken by the
steamer Prince Charles.
Phoenix Photograph of 1906
Shows Local Men
A recent Sunday edition of the
Vancouver Province published a
history of the town of Phoenix.
This was the town in which the
Granby Co. had its big mines, and
whose ore was smelted at Grand
Forks. The article was illustrated
with several photographs one of
which was of special interest to
many in Anyox. It showed the
prize drilling team of 1906 and in
it were J. Swanson and J. Peacock
now of Anyox mine.
W. C. Cameron of Stewart
Passes Away
The death occurred at Stewart
on Monday evening of W. C. Cameron. Deceased was postmaster
and president of the Stewart Board
of Trade. He had been a resident
of Stewart for the past seventeen
years, and has resided on the coast
for thirty years. He was bom in
eastern Canada, and was 52 years
of age. Interment took place at
Stewart on Wednesday.
INSURANCE
Fire, Life, Accident
and Sickness
Guaranty Savings & Loan Society
NOTARY PUBLIC
F. B. McLELLAN
P. O. Box 264, Anyox
FOR SALE—At Alice Arm.
Nice Comfortable 1-room cedar
Log Cabin. Beautiful view.
Partly furnished. Price $200.00
with terms. Apply Herald Office
Al. Falconer
Alice Arm
Baggage, Freighting, Pack
and Saddle Horses
COAL & FINISHED LUMBER
Slab Wood Cut any Length
Every Order Given
Immediate Attention
QE
A flis* a  A v*1Y1   The Bonanza Silver
ZiLlICC Z-IlITII  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 325, Standard Bank Building, Vancouver
Alice Arm Representative:   A. McGuire
3L=H3E
PURE FOOD PRODUCTS
We have just received a large new consignment of
Dr. Middleton's pure food products, including the
famous Macaroons, Ironized Whole Wheat, Oatmeal
Fruit, Sugar, Ginger, and other Whole Wheat
Health Cookies.
Full line of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Weekly.
BRUGGY'S STORE
Alice Arm
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STEAMSHIP AND TRAIN
SERVICE
S.S. Prince George sr Prince Rupert leaves Anyox
each Saturday 1.00 a.m. via Stewart, and S. S.
l Prince Charles leaves each Monday 12.00 mid-
knight, via Stewart and Massett, for Prince Rup-
|ert, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle.
___ S. S. Prince John leaves Prince  Rupert, fort
nightly for Vancouver, via South Queen Charlotte Island ports.
PASSENGER TRAIN SERVICE FROM PRINCE RUPERT
Trains leave Prince Rupert daily except Sunday at 11.30 a.m., for
Jasper,  Edmonton, Winnipeg, direct connections for all points
East and South.   Jasper Park Lodge open May 21st. to Sept 30th.
See Canada in Canada's Diamond Jubilee Year,  1867-1927
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 Paasenger Agent
Prince Rupert, B. C
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Launch "Awake"
SUMMER  SCHEDULE
Leaves Alice Arm for Anyox Tuesdays and Thursdays,
Returning same day
Leaves Alice Arm at 2 p.m. on Fridays, returning following day, leaving Anyox (Saturday) at 10 a.m.
Sunday Excursions from Anyox Special Trips by Arrangement
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OF
LAI ACT AMENDMENTS
PRE-EMPTIONS
Vaoant, unreserved, surveyed
Crown lands may be pre-empted by
Britifh subjeots over II years of age,
and by aliens on deohurtng Intention
to become British subjects, conditional upon residence, occupation,
and Improvement (or agricultural
purposes.
Full Information concerning regulations regarding pre-emptions Is
given ln Bulletin Mo. 1, Land Series,
"How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
which oan be obtained free ot charge
by addressing the Department of
Lands, Victoria, B.C, or to any Oovernment Agent.
Records will be granted covering
only land suitable for acrlcultural
purposes, and which Is not timber-
land, I.e., carrying over 5,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per aore east of that
Range.
Applications for pre-emptions are
to be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Division, In which the land applied for
Is situated, and are made on printed
forms, copies of which can be 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 Qrant can ba
received.
For more detailed Information see
the Bulletin "How to Pre-empt
Land."
PURCHASE
Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being timber-land,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
prloe of flrst-elass (arable) land la (5
per acre, and second-ouvsa (grailng)
land 11.60 per acre. Further Information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands Is given ln Bulletin
No. 10, Land Series, "Purohase and
Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or Industrial sites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 aores,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions Including payment of
stum page.
HOMESITE  LEASES
i Unsunreyod areas, not exoeeding 20
aores, may be leased as homesltes,
conditional upon a dwelling being
ereoted ln the first year, title being
obtainable after residence and lm-
'provement oondltlons are fulfilled
and land has been surveyed.
LEA8ES
' For graslng and Industrial purposes areas not exceeding 640 acres
may be leased by ono person or h
company.
GRAZING
Under the Oraalng Aot the Provinoe Is divided Into graslng districts
and the range administered under i
I Oraalng Commissioner. Annual
I graslng permits are Issued based on
numbers ranged, priority being given
ito established owners. Stock-owners
may form associations for range
management Free, or partially free,
permits sr* available Sir settlers,
campers and travellers, np to tea
heal
The Herald
$2.50 a Year
Anyox & Alice Arm
BRITISH   COLUMBIA
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
Has produced 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
figures, which show the value of production for successive five-year periods: For all years to 1895, inclusive $94,547,241; forfive years, 1896-1900, $57,607,967; for five years, 1901-1905, $96,507,968; for five yearc
1906-1910, $125,534,474; for live 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 bearing 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 each of the six mineral Survey
Districts are published separately, and are available on application. Reports of the Geological
Survey of Canada, Winch Building, Vannouver, are recommended as valuable sources of information.
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing
THE HON. THE MINISTER OF MINES,
VICTORIA, British Columbia tft
ALICE    ARM  AND  ANYOX  HERALD,  Friday,    September   2 1927
A.  F. Priertley Wins Auto
Vancouver—A. F. Priestley,
storekeeper at Aiyansh, a Naas
River village with 40 white persons
and 200 Indians, where no motors
can be used, won the auto given as
a prize in connection with the ex
hibition here.
"We get our supplies brought 45
miles up the river by small gas
boat," said the winner today. ' I
could not take the automobile
there.   I shall try to sell it."
Pacific   Ports  Win Freight
Rate Fight
The Board of Railway commissioners after hearing arguments
extending several months in respect to export rates of grain, flotir
and other commodities via. Paoific
and Atlantic ports, have issued
their judgement ordering that tlie
export grain rate via. Prince Rupert and Vancouver shall have the
same advantage as grain forexport
eastward to the head of the lakes.
Quebec Will Soon Produce
Blister Copper
Preparations for begininng producing at the Home smelter of
Noranda Mines, Ltd., Rouyn district, Quebec, are fully up to schedule. Blister copper will be turned
out in October. One of the two
units is being rushed to completion
by that time and the other will be
finished later.
The advertising columns of the
Herald is the surest way of broadcasting your message, whether it is
a house or phonograph for sale; a
dance to be held, or anything you
wish the public to know about. A
dollar or two invested in advertising
is the biggest dividend payer on
record, especially where tickets are
sold for admission to a dance or
other social event. Try and be convinced. Spend one dollar and pick
up ten.
There is talk of trying out a new
leaching prooess oil the Indian
mines, Portland Canal distriot. It
is reported that leaohing of Indian
ore, which is lead and zinc, was
successful in a laboratory test.
The Board of Trade points out
that Canada, with a population of
9,300,000, has a mineral production
equal in value to that of the United
States when its population was
38,000,000. Our manufacturing
production equals that of the
United States when its population
was 50,000,000.
Nearly 19 per oent of all taxes in
United States are paid by mines or
metals.
It was the first counoil meeting
the new distriot councillor had
attended, and he listened gravely
to the report of the medioal offioer,
the statistics in which frankly
puzzled him. For example, owing
to the typhoid epidemic the deaths
for the month had been at the rate
of "fifteen point five." What on
earth did "point five mean?
In his perplexity he sought the
advice of a fellow-councillor, whose
long experiences of local government matters seemed to promise
enlightment.
"Oh, that's easy enough." said
the veteran. "Fifteen point five
means fifteen dead and five at the
point of death."
"So this baby is a girl?" beamed
the rector, as he walked round the
baby show.
The proud father assented.
"And this other one—is it of the
contrary sex?"
His wife's eye was on him, but
with no thought of the wrath to
come, he replied, blithly, "Yes,
she's a girl, too."
A military expert predicts that
the next war will be fought by
wireless. From what we heard
the other night, we had the impression that it had started.
CROWN COLONY
DAYS
Away back in the late sixties thousands of
acres of British Columbia's timber were
sold for one cent per acre, which looked
like a lair price—then. To-day similar
timber is worth from $150 to $200 an acre,
so tremendously has timber appreciated in
value within the scope of an average lifetime.
What the young growth of to-day will be
worth sixty years from now is beyond computation if it is protected from fire   and
allowed to reach maturity.
The moral is obvious
PREVENT FOREST FIRES
YOU CAN HELP
BRITISH COLUMBIA FOREST SERVICE
M. M. STEPHENS & Co. Ltd.
INSURANCE IN AU ITS BRANCHES
WRITTEN ANYWHERE
The oldest Financial Office in Northern B. C.
Office: PRINCE RUPERT, B. C.
B. P. O. ELKS
Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
ANYOX LODGE No. 47
Meets every second and fourth Monday of
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
FRANK D. RICE
B. C. LAND SURVEYOR
Surveys of Mineral Claims, Subdivisions, Underground  Surveys,
Etc.
ALICE ARM, B. C.
ALICE ARM
FREIGHTING
COMPANY
GENERAL CONTRACTORS
Pack Trains, Saddle Horses
and Heavy Teams
No Contraot too Large or
too Small
MILES DONALD Manager
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Welcome Hotel
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
Tobacco aid Soft Drinki
Cigari,   Cigarettei
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
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Worthy of your Support
THE
Anyox Community League
Reading Room and Library
A wide range of Newspapers,
Magazines and Periodicals on
file.   New books regularly
received.
Join Up!
Make the League better
through your influence
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LOW
SUMMER
EXCURSION FARES
EASTERN CANADA
UNITED STATES
Triangle Tour to JASPER
NATIONAL PARK
One way via. Vancouver and
Prince Rupert
Full information from:
R. F. McNaughton,
District Passenger Agent,
Prince Rupert B. C.
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Woollen Blankets
We have just received a large consignment
of heavy Woollen Blankets, in grey, brown,
red and white.    The product of leading
English Mills
Also Indian Art Blankets, in fancy colors.
Ideal for Bed Covers
LEW LUN & Co.
General Merchants, Anyox West side of Smelter
OPEN   UNTIL   10  P.M.
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■ W. Falconer
GENERAL MERCHANT
Everything from A to Z, including
Straw Hats and Pickles
ALICE  ARM
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HOME BUILDERS, ATTENTION
Choice Business and Residential Lots (or Sale.    Small
Monthly Payments.   Best View in Town.
Overlooking Bay
BUSINESS    LOTS    FROM    $200   TO    $500
RESIDENTIAL   LOTS   FROM   $200  TO  $300
S.   DUMAS
Agent for the Alice Arm Mining & Development Co
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ALICE ARM MEAT Co.
W. A. WILSON, Manager
WHOLESALE  AND   RETAIL
Dealers in Fresh, Salt, and Smoked Meats,
Fish and Poultry
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Candies, Magazines, Stationery,
Proprietary Medicines, Toilet Articles, Etc.
W. M. CummingSt   Agent lorall Vancouver Daily Papers
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
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KITSAULT CAFE
AUCE ARM
Meals Served at All Hours
BREAD  AND  PASTRY  ALWAYS  FOR  SALE
GUS.   ANDERSON,   Proprietor ALICE   ARM  AND  ANYOX   HERALD,   Friday,    September   2 1927
Anyox Notes
Continued from Page 1
T. Singleton was a southbound
passenger on Monday enroute for
his home in the Fraser Valley.
Clothes may not make a man,
but they certainly help. Stan.
Ballard, Anyox Tailor Shop.
Charles Harman was a passenger
to Prince Rupert on Monday.
P. E. Peterson superintendent of
the Saddle Mine at Hastings Arm,
left on Monday for Prince Rupert.
Duke Harris was a passenger to
Prince Pupert on Monday's boat.
Wm. Cloke left on Friday for
Prince Rupert to take his supplementary matriculation examination.
The Christmas oard sample
book of private greeting cards
issued by the Herald this year
contains a larger seleotion of cards
than even in previous years. The
cards are the product of one of
Toronto's leading manufacturers,
and prices are within the reach of
everyone. The book will be circulated in Anyox next week.
H.   M.  SELFE
REGISTERED  OPTOMETRIST
ANYOX
Opposite Liquor Store
f ALICE ARM NOTES   I
W. G. McMorris, president of
the Kitsault-Eagle Silver Mines
Ltd. arrived in town on Monday
from Vancouver and will spend two
weeks here examining the company
mining properties in the district.
Paul F. Brown, mining engineer
of New York, and who spent some
time here last year, arrived on
Monday from the south.
Hand Laundry Work done at
reasonable prices.—Miss B. Crawford, near Meat Market.
L. Forsburg left on Monday on a
business trip to the interior.
F. Simpson left on Monday for
Prince Rupert.
Miss Christine Nucich, who has
been spending holidays with her
mother, returned on Monday to
Prince Rupert, where she will resume her studies.
E. Roach, representing the B. C.
Equipment Co. arrived in town on
Monday from Vancouver.
Alex. Davie arrived on Tuesday
from Anyox and has taken a position at T. W. Falconer's general
store.
F. Gigot arrived in town yesterday evening from Stewart on business.
Wm. Hutchinson arrived back
yesterday evening from a visit to
Anyox.
A water pipe line from Falls Creek
through the centre of town has been
much talked of during the week,
but so far no one has taken a leading part in getting a start towards
financing the project.
Success at Alice Arm
Attracts Attention
Alice Arm is experiencing much
activity in the mining industry this
year. Properties that are extracting ore or being developed by
mining companies are the Toric,
Esperanza, Wolf, Vanguard, Red
Point, Eagle, Silver Cord, LeRoy
and Keystone. The first three are
shipping mines while the others are
being rapidly developed to a shipping stage. Negotiations are underway for the acquiring of additional
properties in the district by influential mining companies.
The phenominal large surface
showings; the success in striking
these ore bodies underground and
the geological formation, together
with the excellent transportation
system and the nearness of the
district to tide water, is instrumental in a greater interest being taken
in the camp by mining companies
who desire value for their money:
Prince Rupert Exhibition
And Stampede
SEPTEMBER 6, 7, 8 and 9th. 1927
BASEBALL—Stewart vs. Prince Rupert
NATIVE Football Championship Games.
GRAND PARADE—See the first cowboys, cowgirls, and
covered wagon ever seen on the streets of Prince Rupert.
There will be prizes for the best comic entries.
STAMPEDE—A thrill for everyone. The bucking stock are
untrained buckers, raw as they make 'em, right off the
ranges, fleet of foot, vicious in movement and eyes wild,
white and weird.       "Ride 'em Cowboy, ride 'em."
PROSPECTORS' STAMPEDE-$35.0O in prizes for the
big Prospector's Race. See them make their fire, cook
and eat a flap-jack, stake a claim and return to record it.
GRAND COWBOY DANCE—Friday, September 9th. in
Exhibition Building.
BOYS'   BAND   IN   ATTENDANCE
Come and Enjoy the Greatest Spectacle ever attempted in the North.
Anyox Community
League
The Council of the League
meets on the Second and
Fourth Wednesday of each
month, in Recreation Hall,
at 7.30 p.m.
WATER NOTICE
(Diversion and Use)
TAKE NOTICE, that Toric Mines
Ltd., whose address is 706 Credit
Foncier Building, Vancouver, B. C.
will apply for a licence to take and
use one cubic foot per second of water
out of Tumble Creek, which flows
westerly and drains into Kitsault
River about 300 feet north of Kitsault
Suspension Bridge, The water will
be diverted from the stream at a
point about 550 feet North 59° East of
South-West corner of Ruby M. C. Lot
4210 Cassiar District, and will be used
for wash water for concentrator purpose upon the mine described as Toric
Mineral Clrtiin Lot 935, CassiarDistrict.
This notice was posted on the
ground on the 11th. day of June, 1027.
A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to tho
"Water Act" will be filed in the office
of the Water Recorder at Prince
Rupert, B. C.
Objections to the application may
be filed with the said Water Recorder
or with the Comptroller of Water
Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B. C, within thirty days after
the first appearance of this notice in a
local newspaper.
TORIC MINES Ltd., Applicant
By Frank D. Rice, Agent
The date of the first publication of
this notice is June 18th. 1927.
ANYOX
COMMUNITY
LEAGUE
Beach Recreation Hall:
Pictures: Tuesdays,
Thursdays, and Saturdays
Mine Recreation Hatt:
Pictures:   Wednesdays and
Fridays
POOL, BILLIARDS, SMOKES, Etc
Help the Organization
that Serves You
Subscribe to Yonr Local Paper
LAND  ACT
Notice of Intention to Apply to
Purchase Land
In Cussiar Land Recording District
of Prince Rupert, and situate on Hastings Arm.
Take Notice that Henry Harshtnan
Carney of Anyox, occupation, Rancher, intends to apply for permission to
purchase the following described
lands:—
Commencing at a post planted at
the South-West corner of T. L. 10581 P
thence North 30 chains to South Boun-
daryofT. L. 13101 P, thence West 40
chains to Shore; thence South-Easterly following Shoreline to point of
Commencement, and containing sixty
acres, more or less.
HENRY  HARSHMAN CARNEY
Dated 21st. June, 1927.
STOCKS & BONDS
We trade in au LISTED and
UNLISTED STOCKS. Your
orders promptly attended to
Buyers or Sellers.
ARTHUR  J. BROWN
720 Hastings Street W.
Vancouver, B. C.
Phone Sey. 5061
Member  Vancouver Stock
Exchange
Sunset Hotel
ALICE ARM
First-class Rooms for Rent,
by Day, Week or Month
CENTRALLY LOCATED
J.THOMAS   -   Prop.
PIONEER
HOTEL
Alice Ann
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
By Day, Week or Month at
Reasonable Rates
N. Sutilovich        Prop.
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MEN'S
DEPARTMENT
A LIMITED NUMBER OF  SWEATERS   AT
SPECIAL PRICES
Mens Heavy Wool Sweater Coats, Sizes 36, 40, 42 $3.75
Men's Light Weight Fancy Pullovers in all Sizes $3.25
Men's Light Weight Roll Neck Pullovers in all Sizes $3.00
BOYS1 DEPT.
English Golf Hose And Jerseys
For Boys
Boy's heavy weight fancy golf hose for
school and dress wear.    Price $1.00
Boy's  light  weight jerseys with   polo
collars.   A good variety of colors in all
sizes.    Price $1.95 and $2.25
SHOE   DEPT.
Women's Outing   And   Dress
Footwear
Latest and up to the minute fashions in
fine shoes, Blonde and Stone Kid, Patent
Leathers and Kid one straps. Spike,
Cuban and Military Heels with low cut
vamps. B to D widths. Prices $5.00
and $7.00
CHINA DEPARTMENT
We will take pleasure in showing you our fall stock af China, which is composed
of Salts and Peppers, Sugars and Creams,  Compacts,  Bon Bons and Cake
Plates.   The Prices are right and we assure you fair value.    Tea sets $10.50,
$19.50 and $22.00.    Fancy Tea Cups and Saucers From $1.00 up.
GRANBY   STORES

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