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All the Mining
News ofthe
B. C. Coast
The Herald Brings Results to Advertisers
$2.25 a Year
J Alice Arm and
Anyox. $2.75 to
all other points.
VOL. 3,   NO. 19
Alice Arm, B. 0., Sa-turdat, November 3, 1923
5 cents eaoh.
Mining Methods,  Etc.
Practiced at Anyox by
the Granby Co.
During the recent convention of
the Canadian Milling Institute,
which was held at Trait, a very
interesting paper was presented by
Mr; L. R. Clapp, formerly assistant
general manager at Anyox and now
general manager at Copper Moun-1
tain, The paper dealt with mining
conditions at Anyox, and an outline
of the various departments operated by the Granby Co., at Anyox.
Following are a few of the subjects dealt with by Mr. Clapp, and
will prove interesting reading to a
large number of our readers.
General Outline
"At Anyox, the Granby. Company is mining and smelting
directly i in blast furnaces, about
3,000 tons a day of « heavy pyrite
oopper ore, which barries perhaps 2
per oent of copper, and 30/50e. per
ton iu gold and silver. /To carry
on these essential operations, it also
operates a water power plant of
4'hput 10,000 k. w. capacity with
a 5,000 k. w. auxiliary steam plant.
r It produces about 60,000 tons a year
of coke from by- piMuc't^ekeoveisii1
from which it also obtains,and sells
about 2,000,000 pounds a year of
ammonia and ammonia salts, 500,-
OO'O gals, of tar, and 160,000 gals,
of' motor benzol; it operates an
electric railway handling about
6000 ton miles of material eaoh day
it has a well equipped iron and
brass foundry, extensive blacksmith
machine, boiler, car repair, and carpenter shops,"
.   Diamond Drill used for
"Nearly 15,000,000 tons of, ore
has so far been developed in seven
qrebodies, of which oyer 13,000,000
tons have an average copper content of 2.14 per cent. The gold!
and silver values vary from about
12c in No. 3. ore body, to 90 cents
per ton in No. 5. Chalcopyrite is
the only oopper mineral of conse-
'.. quence, and is intimately mixed
with both pyrite and pyrhotite.
Zinc blends and arsenopyrite are
found in very small amounts." t •
"Only three of the seven ore bpd-
.ies so far developed showed any
considerable outcrop on the surface.
The others have been encountered
by diamond drilling and lie, usually
under an overhanging curtain of
argillites. Practically all the prospecting for a new ore, and also
the laying out of development work
is done with the diamond drill, and
a total of about 27 miles of diamond
drill cores have been made to date.
The rock conditions are very favorably for this type of work. Drilling
is slow on account of the extreme
hardness of the sijioified portions of
the ore bodies, but coring is most
satisfactory and is very seldom that
100 per cent, cores for the footage
drill is not obtainable. The work
is all done on contract by a firm of
diamond drill .men from Spokane,
and overall costs average from $2.00
Good Strike of Ore Made
on Toric Property
Mr. J. Strombeek, who has spent
considerable time this year on the
Toric property doing development
work, arrived in town on Thursday, having completed the season's
work. Most of the work done this
year on the Torio has been on what
is known as the No. 1. Ledge. A
tunnel was commenced on this ledge
to get underneath some high grade
surfaoe showings located two years
.ago. Samples taken from this ore
body gave the exceptionally high
returns of 9000 ozs. silver per ton
The tunnel Was started on an
ore vein one foot wide, and at a
distance of thirty feet from the
portal this vein widened to five
feet in- width* The vein has a dip
of about 70 degrees, and the latter
part of the tunnel was driven on
the hanging wall.
The ore is composed of galena,
argentite and native silver the latter being found in small
throughout.the ore.        - -'-.'
This No. 1. ledge can be traced
on the surface for over 400 feet,
and samples taken from open outs
have given returns pf 30 ozs. in
sih'er per ton. The ore found in
the tunnel, However," carries dtJJMdr-
erable more silver, and samples will
be sent out for * assaying. This is
the first tunnel driven on this ledge
and the results obtained this year
are very encouraging, and an early
start Will be made with develop
ment work next spring.
The Toric practically joins the
Dolly Varden, and is on the yeast
side of the Kitsault river. This
last strike was made at a distance
of only 125 feet elevation above the
railroad grade to the Wolf, so that
should the Dolly Varden railroad be
operating next year, the ohances
are good that the Toric will be
shipping ore.
Two more ore ledges, exist on the
Toric, the No. 2 being at an elevation of 60 feet above No. 1. and
paralleling it in a north-easterly
and sonth-westerly direotion.
: No. 3. ledge is at an elevation of
1000 feet above No. 2. and oan be
traced on the surface for over 900
feet. Considerable work has been
done on both theseledges with good
results. .-,
Interesting Debate Held
at Alice Arm
The first debate to be held this
season was given at the Anglican
Churoh, on Tuesday evening, under
the auspices of the Alice Arm
Sooial League.
A large number of people were
present and a very interesting
evening was spent, by everyone
both the speakers, and. the audience;,
The subjeot" debated was:
"Resolved thatFederat government
should own and operate all railways
in Canada."     Speakers for   the
to $2.50 per foot."
Novel Method used in Diamond
Drill Work
"Core records have been qarefully
preserved, and when assays   are
made, the core is carefully split
longitudinally,   and   half   being
ground lip for assay pulp, and the
other half preserved for geological
record*   In this way they have a
complete and easily available record
of practically every hole that has
been drilled on the property since
the start.   The assay samples are
divided into 5 foot intervals-through
Continued on page 3.
Melv-ill—"What is economy,, father?
Father—"Economy,! my son is a way
of spending money without getting
any fun out of it." *?
affirmative were: C Drennan, Geo.
Bruggy, E. MoSs.| Negative: C. P.
Riel, T W. Falepijer. J. Auderson.
The ohair was iaooupied by Al.
Falconer. -
Mr. E. Moss opened the argument for the affirmative, aiid
claimed that private ownership was
not to the best interests of the
people of Canada. |'i That the C. P.
R. were using! all their influence to
discredit the National Railways,
and were holding lip the oountry's
progress by high rates, especially in
the west
Mr. J. Anderson was the next
speaker, and stated that it was
impossible for any government to
proouregoodmaftfeiJiJiueufc; As each
government, which came into power
were apt to change managements
and disrupt the whole system, and
favortism would play a large part
in official appointments.
Mr. C. Drennan then came to the
support of the affirmatives/ He
gave a short history of the countries operating their own railways
and stated that these countries
where government ownership prevailed the railways Were operated
more oheaply and gave as good
service as those countries,
operating railways by , private
ownership, If cities can operate
their own Street railways he said,
why can't the railways be successfully operated by the government.
Mr. T. W. Falconer was the next
speaker to take the* floor. In defending private ownership of railways he Stated that the C. P. R.
were paying big taxes all over the
provinces, while-the government
payed nothing on their railway
property. That the C. P. R. were
more than doing their share in
developing the Country, and that
$40,000,000 had been spent by the
government on the P. G. E. which
money had been thrown away.
Mr. G. Bruggy was strong in his
defence of government ownership
He said when the C. P. R. Company
were raising funds to build their
railway the bonds were guaranteed
by the government, and a large
part of the country was given them
The whole railroad system of Can
ada should be owned by the govern
ment, and the profits kept at home
for the benefit of the people.
Mr. C. P. Riel was the last speaker for the negative side, and he
spent a good portion of his time in
criticizing his opponents remarks,
He stated that no one could blame
the C. P. R. for holding the country
back, and from past and present
Hallowe'en Dance
Held at Anyox
On Monday October 29th, the
Hospital Auxiliary comprised of
Mrs. Kelley (President), Mrs; Eve,
Mrs, Cooper, Mrs. Kribbs, Mrs.
Morning, Mrs. Conway and MrSl
Jenkinson gave their Annual Hallowe'en Dance. The object being
to provide additional comforts for
the patients. From start to finish
everything was perfect; The Hall
was decorated in a manner which
testifies to the labor and ingenuity
of, these ladies. Black cats, weird
figures, fancy lighting effects, floral
decorations, effective stage setting,
and an orchestra which gave of its
best, all helped to make this, the
Hospital 1923 Dance, stand out
from all others as something
unique. The refreshments were
excellent, especially the ootfee,
which was prepared by that well-
known "coffee expert."'Mr. Jimmy
Thompson, The orohestra was as
follows: piano, Mrs. Ed. Swanson;
violin, Mr. Liddell; saxophone,
Mr.AB. Giffen; banjo,.Mr. S.
Armstrong,, and drums, Mr. Ed.
Special mention should be made
of the wonderful decorative
achemes- of the Hall It - was, certainly a credit to, all concerned.';■
In loving memory of-my dear
son (Bob), Robert Henry Queenen,
of 5 Princess St., Hopwood, Hey-
wood,  Lancashire, England, who
went down with all hands on ;H
M. S. Monmouth, at the Coronel
Battle, on the Chillean coast, Nov
ember 1st, 1914.
The toils of war sure left its trace .
Upon his poor dear mother's face; ;
And in daily routine none would know
That she had ever felt the blow.
But riot a day e'er passes by,
But what she thinks and often sighs,
And hopes and prays again to see,
Her dear son "Bob"—"Beloved was. he"
Contributed by his loving mother
and sister, Mrs, E. Thompson and Mrs.
Wilson, Alice Arm, B. C.
See. Al. Falconer for Freight
and Pack Horses.
Everyone please take notice that
after November 1st. the following
hours will be observed at the Post
Office: On Wednesday, no money
orders or registration oan be obtained after 7.30 p.m., and mail
will close on Thursday at 7.30 a.m.
On Saturday, money orders and
registration close at 7.30 p.m., and
mail closes on Sunday at 7.30 p.m.
No money orders issued on Sunday
Continued next column
experience it was out of the .question that the government could
operate railways as efficiently as a
private company.
V Mr. E. Moss made a five-minute
rebuttal, and extensively criticised
seme of the remarks of his opponents and ended a very interesting
and instructive debate.
On a vote being taken by the
audience, those speaking iii th*
affirmative were declared the winners by a majority of five.
A small fire occurred on Sunday
at the Kitsault Housed when the
roof caught alight, due to a defective stove pipe. Gus Anderson,
who operates the Kitsault Cafe,
adjoining; first saw the fire aud
gave the alarm. A large number
of fire fighters were soon on the
scene and what promised to be a
serious cohflagation was quickly
brought under' control.
Messrs. S. Dumas and F. Bishop
wish to thank the citizens of the
town and also the men from the
logging cariips, for their prompt
assistance in putting out the fiire.
Hand Laundry Work. Moderate
Prioes—Miss B. Crawford, Alice
G Coleman, hooktender at the
Abbotsfprd Logging Co's . oamp,
left on Thursday, for Prince Rupert
The Ladies Gym. class Under the
tuition of Mrs. R. F. McGinnis, is
proving very popular. Classes are
held every Tuesday evening.
The first fall of snow came this
Week, and is fast disappearing.
Forty tons of ore from the Esperanza mine and 18,000 feet of
lumber from Al. Falconer's saw
mill, left on Sunday, by scow, for
Anyox,   the   Cuprite  towing,   it
down. ';..''.* ,,        \.fr,':"/„■?> V
H. Patterson, who, has been
working at the Logging camp of
the Abbotsford Logging Co. left on
Thursday, for Anyox.
The juveniles Were out on Hallowe'en night; but the pranks
played were harmless, although
causing some inconvenience.
See Al. Falconer for Woodor
Mr. S. F* D. Roe arrived on^
Thursday, from Kamloops, to
assume the managership of the
Royal Bank. Mr. 8* Harper, who
has been acting managsr since the
departure of Mr. Ross will leave on
Monday for Prince Rupert, and
later will proceed to Vancouver.
Mr. A. C. H. Gerhardi, manager
of the Homestake Mining Co., arrived onN Thursday from a short
trip to Vancouver.
Mr. G. W. Nelson, the well
known barber, left on Thursday
for Vancouver, to consult a specialist, regarding his failing eyesight.
Mr. Barney Turbitt arrived home
on Thursday from a trip to Prince
Rupert and Stewart.
, Mrs. Congdon, an old resident of
Alice Arm, arrived in town on
The boxes for the Children's
Christmas Tree Fund will close on
November 13th.
Rev. J. B. Gibson conducted the
Services at the Anglican Church,
on Sunday, and preached an in--,
spiring sermon to an appreciative
congregation in the evening, i
Our sample books of private
Christmas Greeting Cards are now
ready. We have a larger stock
than ever this year. To avoid disappointment, place your order
NOW. Sample book can be seen
1 at Herald Office. ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX I HERALD,   ALIOH  Arm,   Saturday, November 3, 1923
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Arm and Anyox $2.25 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, $2,75
British Isles and United States, $3.00
Notices for Crown Grants - - $10.00
Land Notices - - #- - $10.00
Coal Notices - -' - - $6,00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch.
Contract Rates on Application.
E. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
The Fire Hazard
The small fire which occurred
last Sunday in the centre of the
town of Alice Arm, again showed
the necessity of a water system, in
order that an adequate supply of
water can be available. Luckily
the fire was got under control
before causing much damage, but
the next time may be a different
story. Until a water main is laid
from Falls Creek to the town, property owners and others are running
a great risk. At present, the best
thing to do is for everyone to be
as careful as possible. Examine
your stove pipes occasionally to see
if they need replacing, and also
keep them clean. "Safety First"
should be the watchword of
everyone in Alice Arm. It is an
exceedingly easy matter at the
present time for a fire to quickly get
beyond control and a careless act
may be the means of a serious
Look Out for the Sharks
The newspapers recently carried
a pathetic story of an aged couple
who invested and lost $35,000 in
worthless stocks. It was every
cent they had in the world and all
of their lifetime savings. Their
money was fooled away from them
by the glittering promises of an
unscrupulous broker who promised
to make them millionaires. The
man is seventy years old and blind,
and today, he and his wife are penniless, and were it not for charity,
they would be hungry.
It is because the world is'full of
sharks absolutely without mercy
and full of people who believe that
they can get something for nothing
that* we print Editorials like this.
We are trying to warn our people
to keep hold of their money and
never make an investment without
the advise of a competent lawyer
or banker, and without being
absolutely sure that their lifetime
savings are being put
where they will be secure.    In
almost every neighbourhood there is
somebody who tried to get rich
too quickly and is now filled with
hopeless and bitter regret.
Are You Loyal?
And again we remind you that
this is a good town to live in, a good
place to trade, and good one to
keep your money in. But in time
it will cease to be either unless you
are as loyal to the town as it is to
you. See which merchants are
advertising in this paper and tell
them what you want.
Too Many Laws
We have too many laws. No
one knows the law in this country
now, and no one can keep from
violating some of the laws, There
may be a time ahead, when the
lawmakers will have the nerve to
abolish some laws, and then pass a
few,-just a few, to take their places.
Iron  Composed of Millions
of Tiny Magnets
Although iron is the commonest
metal known, and the most important
it has some very mysterious aspests.
With the exception of one or two
other metals, such as nickel, which
are but faintly magnetic, iron is the
only known metal with powers of
An ordinary piece of iron' is itself
nothing more or less than tiny magnets
Every atom of iron is a tiny magnet
with its own north and south pole.
But we do.not notice it because all
these tiny magnets are higgledy-piggledy;, as it were, and neutralise each
other's magnetism.
When a piece of iron is made into
a magnet, all these tiny magnets are
brought into line. That is, the north
pole of one tiny magnet joins on to the
south pole of the one next to it, and so
on. Thus, all the little bits of magnetism are added together and make one
powerful magnet.
That means that when a piece of iron
is magnetised, its whole internal
structure has been rearranged though
no difference can be seen. As a matter
of fact, when strongly magnetised a
piece of iron increases in length,
though of course to so little an extent
that only the most accurate instrument
can measure it. But if a bar of iron
720,000 feet long were strongly magnetised it would grow a foot in length!
When a bar of iron is suddenly magnetised or demagnetised, a faint
metalic clink can be heard in it. That
is the sound of the iron atoms suddenly
changing their positions.
If the bar oe magnetised and demagnetised very rapidly, the, friction
inside of the atoms moving will make
the bar hot. A piece of iron can be
made nearly red hot that way.
' There is another interesting fact
about iron. If it is heated above a
certain temperature, which is about
Ladies Silk Waists
All Colors and Latest Styles
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All Colors
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West Side of Smelter ANYOX, B. C.
700 degrees Centigrade, it is no longer
capable of being attracted by a magnet.
When a length of; iron wire, white
hot is suspended and then left to cool
this curious process can be seen with
the eye. Slowly the wire cools and
becomes a dull red heat. Then, suddenly it becomes brilliantly hot again
witn'ont the aid of any outside heat at
This heat is caused merely by the
iron atoms rearranging themselves
again, and in the effort of doing so,
developing an internal heat that causes
a sudden rise in temperature.
Ore Runs $1000 to the
Gunny Sack
Mining camps throughout the province generally figure the value in tons,
but Rossland now figures by the gunny
sack. The old I. X. L. mine is now
taking out ore running $1000^to the
gunny sack, and ten sacks per day are
Being taken out by the lessees. The
ore is being sent to Northport by express and trucked from there to the
smelter»at Kellogg.
Anyox Community
:: League ::
Council meets every Wednesday
Evening, at 7.30 p.m. Every
second Wednesday of month at
Mine Hall; every first, third and
fourth Wednesday at Recreation
If you can suggest anything to
better conditions, tell it to us at
the meetings.
For Rent, by Day, Week or Month.
Reasonable Rates.
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Boot and Shoe
First Class Work     l
Highest Grade Material
C. H. WALKER Alice Arm
Opposite Royal Bank
Meals Served at All Hours
GUS. WNDERSON,   Proprietor
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Leaves Alice Arm for Anyox 9 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays
Returning Same Days at 3 p.m.
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I    Office: Next to Post Office
J. M. Morrison, Manager
Shot Guns & Shells
Everything for the Duck Hunting Season
Now that the dark evenings are here, you'll
need a Torchlight.   We carry a wide range
T.W. FALCONER au_a-,
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
»;:"'./?'.      r :   \    ' , ■
Has produced minerals valued as follows:  Placer Gold, $76,542,203;  Lode Gold, $109,647,661; 'Silver,
$59,814,266;   Lead, $51,810,891;  Copper, $170,723,242;  Zinc, $24,625,853;  Coal and Coke, $238,289,565;
Building  Stone, Brick,   Cement, $36,605,942;  Miscellaneous Minerals, $1,358,839;   making its mineral
production to the end of 1922 show
An Aggregate Value of $769,418,462
The substantial progress of the Mining Industry in 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, inolusive,
$94,547,241; forfiveyears, 18964900, $57,607,967; forfiveyears, 1901-1905, $96,507,968; for five years, 1906
1910, $125,534,474; for five years, 1911-1915, $142,072,603; forfiveyears, 1916-1920, $189,922,725; for the
year 1921, $28,066,641, and for the year 1922, $35,158,843. „
Production During last ten years, $339,280,940
Lode-mining has only been in progress for about _3 years, and not 20 per cent of the Province has been
even prospected; 300,000 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.
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing
VICTORIA, British Columbia ALICE   ABM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   ArJiOE Arm,   Saturday,   November 3, 1923
B. P. 0; Elks
Dominion of Canada
Meets Every Monday, 8 p.m.
Elk's Hall
Loyal Order of
Anyox Lodge No, 1412
Lodge  Meets   Every
Friday Night,   at  8
Headquarters': Catholic!
Hall, Anyox
Bluebird Cafe
1     Anyox
Home-made Pastry & Cakes
Soda Fountain
0 «<«»<.«~Ki
Vacant, unreserved, surveyed
Crown lands may be pre-empted by
British subjects over 18 years of age,
and by aliens on declaring intention
to become British subjects, cbndl-
i tional upon residence, occupation,
and improvement (or agricultural
Full information concerning regulations- regarding pre-emptions Is
given in Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
"How to Pre-empt Land/' copies of
which can be obtained free of charge
by addressing the Department ot
ivands, Victoria, B.C., or to any Qov-
-. nment Agent.
Records will be granted covering
only land suitable for agricultural
purposes, and which is not timber-
.and, i.e., carrying over 5,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Applications for pre-emptions are
.u be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Division, In which the land applied for
is situated, and are made on .printed
iorms, copies of which can be obtained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied foi*
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 see
.the    Bulletin    "How    to   Pre-empt
. Land."
Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being timberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
price of first-class (arable) land Is J5
per acre, and second-class (grazing)
land $2.50 per acre. Further information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands Is given In Bulletin
No. 10, Land Series, "Purchase and
Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or industrial sites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions Including payment of
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20
,aores, may be leased as homesites,
; .conditional upon a dwelling being
.erected In the first year, title being
obtainable after residence and Improvement conditions are fulfilled
'and land has been surveyed.
J.- LEA8E8
: For grazing and Industrial purposes areas not exceedlhg 640 acred
may be leased by one person or a
company. ■
Under the Grazing Aot the Provinoe is divided into grazing districts
and the range administered under a
Grazing Commissioner. Annual
grazing permits are Issued based on
numbers ranged, priority being given
to established owners. Stodk-owners
'may form associations for range
management. Free, or partially tree,
(permits are available for settlers,
■pampers and travellers, up to ten
Mining Practices Followed at Anyox by the
Granby Co.
Continued from page 1.
the ore zones, and the assa5 _ for
any holes checked against acompo-
site sample, on which the copper is
determined electrolytically."
'It has been our experience that
it is never safe to assume that a
diamond drill hole will run in the
direction in which it has been
started. No matter whether a
hole is vertical, flat, or inclined, it
always deviates from its original
course by an amount dependent on
the angle with the rock struoture
at which the hole is. drilled, by the
effect of gravity on the drill rod,
the presence of faults, slips, hard
patohes, eto. We have found that
the only dependable method is to
survey each hole, (usually at 100
foot intervals), before attempting
to plot it on our geological maps.
For, this we use a small drill hole
compass floating in warm gelatine
in a glass tube and attached to
several lengths of brass drill rod,
which is loxyered to the desired
point in the hole, and allowed to
remain there until the gelatine
cools and solidifies, thus fixing the
position of the compass needle.
The inclination of a hole is taken
at the same time, by the usual
hydrofluoric acid ring in the same
glass tube." ■',
One of the Systems Used in
Mining Ore
"The bulk of the mining at Anyox
however, has been done by a system
of , .underground glory-holing,
brought to the Granby Company
in the old days from the Michigan
iron country by Mr. W. ¥1
Williams aud the Swanson
brothers, who modified it to the
local Phoenix conditions and improved on it. This work was later
transferred to Anyox by Mr. John
Swanson, our present Mine Superintendent, and has'been perfected
by him there until it is a highly
economical and safe method of
mining large, hard ore bodies. It
oonsists essentially of spiral raises
which are started off from the top
of the chute raises and swing
around on a grade which is just
flat enough for a man to walk up
the trail. When  complete,   this
raise resembles nothing so much
as the impression left by a corkscrew, with a hollow oore and the
spiral trail left around the outside
of it from the bottom to the top.
At the extremities of the swings
of this spiral trail, connections are
made to manway raises, driven
through the pillars at either end of
the stope, to afford ventilation - and
easy access for powder and steel.
Upon completion of the first spiral,
depending upon the nature of the
ground, either a second spiral is
started, interlacing the first, or the
first spiral is gradually enlarged,
breaking always to the centre and
benching off, when desirable, the
shelves between the grooves in the
spiral.. The stope is drawn empty
eaoh day, and the; fall down the
irregular chute, aots to a considerable extent, as a rook crusher to
the larger slabs whioh are broken
off. When neoessary, a rib pf the
spiral oan be left as a strut aoross
the stope to support some heavy
ground, and this is usually drilled
and later, some means found to
reaoh it and blast it down."
Stewart News in
Portland Canal News
The Crawford Transfer Company
are building a two storey, 24 t>y
40 blacksmith and repair shop on
Conway street between Fourth
and Fifth.
With more than twenty of the
best rook men of the northwest
whaling away on construction of
the new Stewart-Hyder road, the
contractors are running a race
against time, with every probability of winning their way through
to the old wharf before the "big
snow," which would foroe a cessation of the labor.
With a full face of high grade
ore in the drift being run both
ways on the east and west vein,
the Dunwell is making doubly sure
the certainty of becoming one of
the,big mines of the province, a
certainty which was apparent
when the vein was first crosscut in
No. 2 tunnel and an immense ore
body exposed to view.
The drift each way is following
the foot wall pf therein, the two
faces now being over seventy feet
apart, and leaving ten additional
feet of solid ore on the hangiug.
wall side. This ore has been heavily impregnated by secondary
enrichments, abounding in native,
argentite and ruby silver, besides
the original sulphides. Some of
the samples brought. to town look
like a display in* a jewelry store
Anyox Community
If you are in need of a mental
tonic, take advantage of the
League Library. The digestion
of a good book is often the
cause of a different viewpoint
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W.   A.   WILSON,   Proprietor ALICE   AKM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Alioe Arm,   Saturday, November 3, 1923
Certificate of Improvements
Silver Bell Fraction Mineral claim
situate in the Naas Biver Mining
Division of Cassiar District. Where'
located: On Kitzault Biver adjoining
the Dolly Varden Group of Mineral
Take Notice that Lewis W. Patmore,
F. M. 0. No. 68813, as agent for William MacLean, F. M, 0. No. 474670;
Bobert P. McGinnis. F. M. 0. No.
474830; Alfred Wright, F. M. 0. No.
68795; and Alfred E. Wright, Free Miner's Certificate No. 66783, intend 80
days from the date hereof, to apply to
the Mining Becorder for a Certificate
Of Improvements for the purpose of
obtaining a Crown Grant ot the above
claim. And Further Take Notice that
action under Section 85 must be
commenced before the issuance of such
Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 10th. day of August, A.
Certificate of Improvements
"Homestake," "Homestake No. 1,"
"Homestake No. 2." Homestake No.
3," Homestake Fraction," "Homestake
No. 1 Fraction," and "Tip Top" mineral claims, situate in the Naas Biver
Mining Division of Oassiar District.
Where located: Kitsault Biver, Alice
TAKE NOTICE that I, A. 0. H.
Gerhardi, F. M. 0. No. 76927-0, acting
agent for Arne Davedson, F. M. 0.
No. 47481-0, Arthur F. Smith, F. M. C.
No. 73743-C, Gustaf Pearson, F. M. C.
No. 72515-C, and Harry M. Mann, Free
.Miner's Certificate No. 67886-0, intend
sixty days from the date hereof,. to
apply to the Mining Becorder for a
Certificate of Improvements; for the'
purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant
of tne above claims,
, And further take notice that action,
under section 85 must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 6th, day of August, A. D.
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Our Sample Books of Christmas Cards are now ready.
A large variety to choose from.
To avoid disappointment order
early. By selecting your
cards now you have a wider
range to select from. Bert
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Anyox and a Sample Book
can be seen at the Elkfi' Hall.
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Mr._T. W. Murphy, late fire
chief at the Mine, returnod from
Oopper Mountain on Thursday, and
will reside here during the winter.
'   Mr. P. A. Davis also returned
from Allenby on Thursday.
Mrs. MacDonald and children
arrived from Vancouver, on Thursday, to join her husband. They
will reside on the flats.
Other arrivals ou the Prince
George, on Thursday, included Mr.
and Mrs. Henderson and children,
Mrs. JV. Pearoe and children, Mr.
D. 0. Soott and Mr. H. Duke. "
Our sample books of private
Christmas Greeting Cards are now-
ready. If you would like our representative to call on you, please
tell Mr. Spragg. Sample book
can also be seen at the Elks' Hall.
The funeral of the late Blagoja
Kolundzya, who died on Ootober
27th, at the General Hospital, took
place on Wednesday afternoon,
from Christ Church. The funeral
Service was conducted by Eev. J.
B. Gibson. Mr, G. E. Tate was in
charge of the funeral arrangements
The Women's Legion of Moose-
heart, Loyal Order of Moose, will
be instituted on Saturday evening
today, at the Moose headquarters,
Catholic Hall, at 7.30 p.m. The
following officers of Anyox Lodge,
No. 1412 will conduct the ceremony: Dictator J. G. Ellis, Past
Dictator, R. Gill, Vice-Dictator L.
J. Wrisberg, arid Secretary &
All Legionnaires will take this
as an official notice aud will attend
at Headquarters at 7.30 p.m. Saturday November 3rd.
Mr. S. B. Adams left on Thursday, for Smithers.
Bishop DuVernet, who conducted the Services at Christ Church,
on Sunday, was a south-bound
passenger on Monday.
Mr. J. Blaney and Mr. A. Blaney
were passengers south on Monday,
bound for Vanoouver.
Mrs. B. Stewart, aocompanied
by her daughter, left for Viotoria
on Monday. ,
Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Owen' left
on Thursday for Victoria, where
they will reside. Mr. Owen has
been in Anyox for the past five
Mr. E. E. Davis, the contractor
for the steel work of the Jnew concentrator arrived in Anyox last
The Union Churoh Ladies Aid
will hold their Annual Sale of
Work and Home Cooking, at the
Elks' Dug-out, on Saturday, November 10th, at 2 p.m.
Do you want to know whether
it is raining in Calgary? Wtfat the
latest news is on Wall Street?
Anything from San Francisco?
How the labor situation stands in
Australia? Then drop in to the
Pool Boom and consult Professor
Selfe. A switch here, a switch
there, and lo, the information is
The Services at Christ Churoh,
on Sunday, will take*the form of a
Thanksgiving Servioe, for the Harvest, They will be as follows:
Morning Prayer and Holy Communion at 11 a.m. , Children's
Servioe 2.30 p.m. Evening Prayer
7.45 p.m.
The funeral of the late Eva Ellen
Munroe Clayton, second daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Clayton,
took plaoe on Tuesday afternoon,
Ootober 31st. from Christ Churoh
and was largely attended.    The
fnneral services/were conducted by
Rev. J. B. Gibson and Rev. J.
Herdman. There were many
beautiful floral tributes. The'Pall
Bearers were: Mr. R. Lambounie;
Mr. R. McMillan, Mr. W. B. Robertson, and Mr. E. Wilson. Mr. G.
E. Tate was in oharge of the funeral arrangements, members of the
Loyal Order of Moose Anyox Lodge
1412 attended in a body Mr. Clayton being an esteemed member of
this Order/   ,
Mr.andMrs. Clayton take this
opportunity of thanking their many
friends for their kind expressions of
sympathy, and for the beautiful
floral tributes sent to them, in their
sad bereavement. '
Don't Ditch IT
If broken or out of order, enquire at
General Store, Anyox, for advice and
probable cost
Clocks, Watches,  Jewelry,  Spectacles,
Field Glasses, Barometers, Fishing Rods,
Reels, Guns, Pipes, Pens,  Compasses,
^Flashlights. Gramophones; Etc.
Price List of Repairs as adopted by the
B. C. Jewellers Association.   See List.
In the Matter of the MINEBAL
ACT and FORFEITURE of INTEREST of Go-Owners who have failed to
Contribute. *
To W. J: VanHouten of Hollywood,
in the state of California, U. S. A. and
W. G. H. Campbell of Port Haney, in
the Province of British Columbia.
WHERA8 you the said W. J. VanHouten and W. G. H. Campbell are
each a holder of an undivided one-
quarter interest in the "Big Strike"
Mineral Claim situated in the Portland
Canal District, Alice Arm, B. 0. located the 8th day of June 1019 and
recorded at Anyox, B.C. upon the 10th.
day of June 1019. * v
AND WHEREAS Douglas R. Shew-\
an and Robert T. Oolquhoun are each
a holder of an undivided one,-quarter
interest in the said Mineral Claim.
NOW you the said W. J. VanHouten
and W- G. Hi Campbell are hereby
given notice that the said Douglas R.
Shewan arid Robert T. Colquhoun
have made the whole expenditure upon
the said Mineral Claim for the year
ending the 19th day of June 1928 as
required by Sections 48 and 51 of the
Mineral Act.
AND that if you the said W, J. VanHouten and W. G. H. Campbell shall
fail or refuse to contribute your proportion of the said expenditure required by the said Sections 48 and 51 of the
Mineral Act together with all costs of
advertising on or before the tenth day
of December 1928 your respective
interests in the said Mineral Claim
shall become vested in your Co-owners
to wit; Douglas R. Shewan and
Robert T. Colquhoun (who have made
the required expenditure, pro rata) on
filing with the Mining Recorder of the
Division in which the 4 said claim is
situated, this Notice in full and on fulfilment of the requirements of Sections
28 of the Mineral Acti and do you the
said W. J. VanHouten and W. G. H.
Campbell govern yourselves accordingly.
FRANK 0. SAUNDERS, Solicitor
for Douglas R. Shewan and
Robert T. Oolquhoun, whose
address for service arid place of
business is 402, Dominion Building, Vancouver, B..O.
Demands that you be Suitably Clothed
Both Comfort and Health can
be enjoyed by fitting yourself
out from our Fall Stock
Pure Wool Flannel Shirts, Good Weight, Coat
Style, Military Collar, 2-Pocket, in Brown,
Green: Navy and Grey* at $4.25 and $4.50
Underwear, 90 per cent. Wool, Winter Weight.
Combination $6.50, 2-Pieee Suits $7.00
Lined Gloves and Mitts for work and semi-
dress, also woo! and fine gloves, suitable
for any occasion
Men's Wear Department
GRANBY stores
Coast Steamship Service
S.S. PRINCE GEORGE will sail from Anyox
every Thursday'at 1.00 p.m., for Prince
Rupert, Ocean Falls, Powell River, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle.
S.S. PRINCE JOHN will sail from Prince Rupert, for Vancouver,
via Queen Charlotte Islands, November 3rd, 17th< December 1st.
15th, and 20th.
DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY! at 6.45 p.m., for Smithers, Prince
George, Edmonton and Winnipeg, making direct connections for
, all points East and South.
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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.


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