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 A little paper
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THE HERALD
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
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VOL. 10,   NO. 33
Alice Abm, B. C, Saturday, November 29, 1930
5 cents each.
Operations Will Resume
At Esperanza Mine
Next Spring
The Esperanza mine will be operated again early next spring. Seattle capitalists headed by Mr.
Harry Bowyer, have reached an
agreement with the Esperanza
Mining Co. whereby they acquire a
large block of stock and assume
control of operations. All the necessary documents have been signed
and an office of the Esperanza
Mines Ltd. has been opened in
Seattle.
Mr. Bowyer will be in charge of
operations, and if weather conditions permit he will arrive at Alice
Arm within a month, in order to
complete a survey of the lower
claims. If he is unable to come, a
representative will arrive here to
look over conditions and make
plans for future operations.
It is planned to commence mining
operations as early as possible next
spring. A compressor plant will be
installed and development work will
be undertaken on a much larger
scale than in the past.
Formerly all work was done by
hand drilling, which made progress
slow and costly, and limited operations to a restricted area. It is
the plan of Mr. Bowver and associates to systematically develop the
extensive holdings of the company
and develop the bigger ore bodies.
The Esperanza mine has had a
chequered career. At no time has
sufficient capital been available for
extensive development purposes,
and it was therefore necessary to
follow the small veins of high grade
silver ore at a limited depth.
The Esperanza is admirably situated for the cheap mining, milling
and shipping of ore. It is located
at a distance of only 1 y2 miles from
the town of Alice Arm, and is connected by a good road. It is also
only 2 y2 miles distant from the
government wharf.
The original property comprised
three claims, but last year 14 additional claims were acquired from
various adjoining owners, and on
. which are several promising bodies
of high grade ore. The ores carry
silver, gold and lead values, with
silver values predominating. Tungsten ore is also found in commercial
quantities.
Money For Relief Fund
Is Piling Up
Subscription lists are rapidly
becoming filled and the public
response at the Mine and Beach
has bean whole-hearted.
The Meeting held on Thursday,
November 20th. was attended by
representatives from the various
organizations iu Anyox, An entertainment has been suggested to
take place early in January, and
arrangements are being made to
make this benefit function a big
success.
The Choral Society will devote
half the proceeds of their concert,
which is being held early in Dec.
It is earnestly hoped this concert
will be supported by a large audience. The programme arranged
by the society is an attractive one
and well worth hearing.
Logging Operations To Start
Next Week
Logging operations will be commenced next week by Al. Falconer
on the flats near the Illiance River.
The timber logged will be cotton-
wood, and will be shipped to the
New Westminster Lamatco Co.
where it will be manufactured into
cottonwood veneer. There is a
nice stand of cottonwood near the
Illiance river, and a small crew will
be employed during the next two
months. The logs will be hauled
from the woods to the water by Mr.
Falconer with his caterpillar tractor.
Successful Card Party
Held At Alice Arm
A very successful card party was
held at the Alice Arm Hotel on
Saturday evening. There were
six tables of bridge and everyone
speiitf'a- very -enjoyable evening
pitting their skill against their
opponent's. The ladies' first prize
was won by Mrs. Ed. Peterson, and
Mrs. W. MaeDonald secured the
consolation prize. Mr. Al. Falconer oarried off the men's first'
prize, and Mr. A. H. Dale captured
the consolation An appetising
supper concluded a very pleasant
evening.
Mrs. J. Wier and Mrs. G. Anderson were the hostesses of the
evening and all proceeds will be
donated to the Anglican Church
Fund.
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High School Pupils Spend a
Pleasant Evening
A very happy evening was spent
by the scholars and school trustees
at the High School party held in
the Oddfellows' Hall on Friday
November 21st. Mr. F. Dresser
and Mr. P. Powell provided the
music for the dance, which concluded the eveuing.
Elks Hold Card Party
And Dance
An Entertainment In Aid
Of Relief Fund
On Thursday, November 20th.
the Relief Funds Committee met
various representatives in town
and discussed plans for raising
money.for the Fund.
It was decided that an entertainment be put on early in Jail
uary, as an earlier date would
conflict with other items for which
arrangements have already been
made. Mrs. Lang, Mrs. Ruckhaber,
E. R. Johnson, J. L. Anderson, and
Stuart Steele were elected as a
committee to take charge of the
drawing up of the programme,
setting the exact date, and making
all necessary arrangements for
the entertainment.
The purpose of the entertainment will ensure the committee of
full support of the community,
as regards our local talent
contributing their services to make
up the best programme ever put
on in Anyox.
Standing of Billiard League Teams
Played
Won
Loit
Pti.
Boiler Shop   4
4
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8
Elks              4
3
1
6
Orphans        4
1
3
2
Mine              4'
0
4
0
The Granby Store is gaily decorated for the festive season and
makes one realize it is less than  a
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month to Christmas.
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Billiard Match Won By Boiler
Shop
A billiard league match was
played on Friday, November 21
between The Boiler Shop and the
Orphans. The former team secured
the points.
Entries are now being accepted
for the Christmas handicap.
Names are quickly filling the list
so that a start will be made very
shortly with the preliminary
rounds.
A large number of people attend
ed the Card Party and Dance
given by the Elks in their hall on
Friday, November 21st. Both
whist and bridge was played, the
former attracting the largest number of players.
The prize winners for whist
were: Ladies' first prize, Mrs. Hardy; Men's first, Cyril Tully. Con-
solation prizes went to Miss P.
Brisbane and Mr. M. Cranley.
The winners at bridge were:
Ladies' first, Mrs. Kydd; Men's
first, A. Walters. Consolation
prizes were carried off by Miss M.
Lindsay and Mr. A. E. Field.
At the conclusion of cards, an
excellent supper was enjoyed, and
following the repast, dancing was
indulged in by a large number.
Harry Ward's orohestra furnished
the music and the peppy render
ing of the latest dance hits was a
feature of the evening. It was
obvious that everyone had enjoyed
a very pleasant evening.
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A. H. Dale who has spent the
past week with his sister Mrs. L.
O'Connor, left on Monday for his
home at Red Deer, Alberta.
A subscription list for the pur
pose of raising funds for the sufferers of the Bonanza disaster is
now available at T. W. Falconer's
store. All those desiring to contribute, are requested to do so
during next week, as after that
date the list will be forwarded to
the Relief Fund Committee at
Anyox. Any contribution, how
ever small, will be appreciated.
Rev. and Mrs. W. B. Jennings
arrived on Monday from Prince
Rupert and will reside at Alice
Arm during the winter months.
Rev. Jennings will conduct Sunday
School every Sunday morning or
afternoon at T. W. Falconer's hall
and Evening Service will be held
at 7.30 p.m. eaoh Sunday. Rev.
Jennings will resume his duties on
tlie Anglican Mission boat "Northern Cross," next spring. Holy
Communion will be held on Sunday
morning at 10 a.m.
Rev. F. Bushfield Addresses
P. T. A. Meeting
The regular meeting of the
Parent-Teacher Association was
held on Monday, November 17th.
at which a very interesting talk
was given by Rev. F. Bushfield
on "The Duties of the Minister of
Education."
After a very able presentation of
the subject the meeting was thrown
open for general discussion.
A similar meeting will be held
next mouth dealing with the
duties of the Inspector of Schools.
During the business meeting two
members were elected to the executive; Mrs. J. Cody as Convenor
of the Programme and Entertainment and Mrs. A. McMaster as
Convenor of the Study group.
Blossoms, Orphans and
Sheiks Win Games
On Monday
Three games of basketball were
played at the Gym on Monday
evening. The Buds and Blossoms
were the first to tangle. The
youngsters playd an enthusiastic
game, and as the score indicates
the game was very even. Score:
Buds-lO, Blossoms-12.
The Smelter team suffered another set-back when narrowly defeated by the Orphans on Monday
night. The Orphans again showed
an improvement especially in passing, but their shooting was erratic.
The Smelter lacked the services
of Joe Taylor, which left a weak
spot in their defenoe and which the
winners did not fail to take advantage of. Ellison-8, Ion-2, Pinck-
ney-1, Dixon-1, secured the points
for the losers, while W-. Piuckiify-
4, C. Karen-4, A. E. Field-4, and
A. Horner-2 were successful for
the Orphans. The half time score
was 10 8 in favor of Smelter.
The Orphans played better afterwards and secured the winning
basket in the last five minutes.
The Senior A basketball game
played on Monday between the
Sheiks and Micos was an exciting
game, the Sheiks playing splendidly to win by 21 to 11. Scorers;
Sheiks, J. Gillies 14 A. Lindren
3, F. Kent-1, S. Barclay 1, C
Dresser-2. Micos, Lazorek-5, Dresser, Deeth-2, F. Anderson 3, C. An-
derson-1. Gillies was in good form
being well on the target while
J. Lazorek seemed to have an 'off"
night.
Immigrants from Canada to the
United States during the month of
August were greatly on the decline
and only 4,137 entered compared
with 7,048 in 1929.
Industrial  Pictures  Were
Appreciated   .
By courtesy of the Granby Co.
the A. C. L. screened two films
depicting ''the story of the
Electric Meter" and "Lead Mining
and Milling," these instructional
films were much appreciated by
the large number that attended
the free show at the Mine on Sunday evening and the Beach on
Monday night.
The midget 9-hole course in the
Elks' Hall was opened Friday
night by a very enthusiastic crowd.
There is no doubt the course will
prove an attraction to the many
budding golfers of Anyox who are
anxious to improve their putting.
goals and 5 fouls, Calderoni and
C. Hill being the chief marksmen.
Anderson scored 10 points for the
Micos.
This game was marred by the
severe barracking of the referee by
the spectators.   Celts 23, Micos 19.
Basketball Games   Of
November 20th.
The game between the Orphans
and Smelter was more evenly contested than the previous struggles
between these two teams. There
was a great improvement in the
Orphans quintette, and had their
shooting been more accurate they
would have won by a great margin. Billy Cloke was a welcome
inclusion to the winner's side.
The Smelter held the lead until
late in the second half when
Arthur Horner scored a neat basket to give the Orphans their
second victory over the Smelter
this season.
Stan Ellison and J. Ion were the
leading scorers for the losers.
Orphans-11, Sinelter-10.
The second game played by the
High School girls and Pats was an
excellent game to watch. The
High School was victorious, and
the Dresser girls played a big
part toward the school victory.
The Celt's were again victorious
over the Micos but fortune
favored the winners considerably.
The Celts score came from 9 field ALICE  ARM  AND  ANYOX  HERALD.  Saturday, November 29, 1930
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
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Other Parts of Canada, $2.75
British Isles and United States, $8.00
Notices for Crown Grants -   -   $15.00
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Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch
Contract Rates on Application.
E. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
Every municipality in the province and also every unorganized
district is clamoring for funds for
the purpose of alleviating the unemployment problem. It is certainly plain that someone has to
bear the burden of taking care of
those who cannot obtain work,
and the bulk of the burden is falling upon the government. Already
however, there is a rumble of
criticism. The farmers of the
Fraser Valley are not in favor of
the expenditure of government
money for such purposes, and the
opposition members in the Legislature will probably criticize thp
government at a later date for
the abnormal expenditures. When
the present depression has passed,
and the people are called upon to
pay higher taxes on account of
relief money now being expended,
many a growl will probably be
heard. The government are
"between the devil and the deep
sea." Whatever they do criticism
awaits them. The government is
spending the money of the people,
to help the people. Those unfortunate enough to find themselves
without employment or funds cannot be allowed to starve. The
money now being expended in
this time of distress will be repaid
later by the people when times
are good and money plentiful, and
no one should grumble because
they are fortunately employed at
the present time.
Lively Show At Beach
Theatre, Tuesday
"It's a Great Life," the Metro-
Gold wyn-Mayer picture starring
the Duncan Sisters, showing at the
Anyox Theatre, Tuesday, is au
all-talking, singing and dancing
film directed by Sam Wood and
filmed with technicolor sequences.
Tlie story might well be a biogra
phy of the dancers dealing with a
sister act in vaudeville which finds
itself in difficulties when a quarrel
separates the pair who find themselves "flops" as singles.
The new film incorporates a
number of skillfully executed dance
routines handled by Sammy Lee,
who has received no little distinction as a result of his work in several Broadway musical comedy
successes.
The Duncan Sisters, as usual,
score with their songs.
The music was composed by
Dave Dreyer, responsible for "Me
and My Shadow," "Rainbow
'Round My Shoulder" and other
hits. Ballard MacDonald wrote
the lyrics. "Trail of the Lonesome
Pine" started him off on one of the
most successful careers in the field
of popular music.
One of the most effective means
to reduce unemployment is to insist on goods made in British
Columbia when making your purchases. Such a policy is commendable in every way. It increases our provincial payroll, and
instead of our money going to
outside points it remains in the
province. The people of British
Columbia will eventually be called
upon to repay the money now
being expended for relief purposes.
How much better it would be for
us to insist on goods made in B. C.
Fort George By-Election To
Be Held In Spring
It is not considered likely that
the provincial by-election in Fort
George riding, caused by the resignation of Hon. F. P. Burden to
take the post of Agent-General in
London, will take place before some
time next spring after the session
of the legislature.
Many Canadians Own Their
Homes
Of the 2,001,512 families in Can
ada, 78 per cent, of the 977,776
families living in rural districts own
their homes and 46 per cent, of the
1,023,736 families living in cities
and towns are home owners.
The total population of Greater
Montreal city is now placed at
1,256,000 by the most recent directory returns.
and relieve ourselves of the taxation burden that is bound to
follow.
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GENERAL OUTFITTERS
We carry at all times a Full Line of First Class
Groceries;   also Heavy and Shelf Hardware.
Clothes,   Boots,   Shoes  and   Rubbers   of   all
descriptions.   A large stock to choose from
T. W. FALCONER AliceA»
GENERAL  MERCHANT
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"We have been married a year
and never quarrel. If a difference
of opinion arises and I am right,
Felix always gives in immediately."
"And if he is right?"
"That never occurs."
Subscribe to the Herald
Auditor—"Now,   let's see your
pink slips."
Miss Filinsj Clerk—"Sir!"
Tommy—"Why do you suppose
Adam was created first?"  -
Dad—"Oh, perhaps to give him
a chance to say something."
Facts Worth Knowing About
"HOBBERLIN"
Clothes For Men Who Care
For almost 50 years "The House of Hobberlin"
have been making clothes for the best dressed
Men in Canada.   Over 1000 Agents from coast
acclaim them "The Best."
The Chief Designer is known
as the best in Canada.   Every
order   receives   his   personal
attention.
The "Best of the Newest" Woolens
of Great Britain and  Canada are
used exclusively.
They feature Hand Tailoring which
makes the Suit retain its Appearance.
Made-to-Measure Suits
$27.50 to $50
Overcoats to Measure
$35 to $85
Hobberlin's   Guarantee is a legal Bond—Complete Satisfaction or your Money Refunded.
Supreme in Style, Quality and
workmanship—See the new
Samples displayed at
THE GRANBY STORES
Accredited Agents for Anyox
Life Assurance
a form of Property
LIFE assurance is as much
a form of property as a
house, a farm, a bond, or a
savings account with these
advantages.-—
(1) Its present and future
values are guaranteed.
(2) It constantly appreciates
in value.
(3) Its values are always
available in liquid form.
(4) It is property purchased
on a strictly one-price-
to-all basis.
Talk over your assurance problems with a Sun Life Man.
SUN LIFE ASSURANCE
COMPANY OF CANADA
HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL
Al.  Falconer
Alice Arm
Baggage, Freighting, Pack
and Saddle Horses
COAL & FINISHED LUMBER
Slab Wood Cat any Length
Every Order Given
Immediate Attention
BUILDING LOTS
ALICE ARM
Business Lots from $200 to
$500
Residential Lots from $50
to $300
E.  MOSS
Agent for Alice Ann Mining
and Development Co.
MINERAL ACT
(Form V)
Certificate of Improvements
NOTICE
"Sub-Collector'' Mineral Claim, situate in the Naas River Mining Division of Cassiar District.
Where located: On the North-east
Fork of the Kitsault River.
TAKE NOTICE that we, K. Okubo,
Free Miner's Certificate No. 45408-D,
D. P. Farquhar, Free Miner's Certificate No. 45409-D; Alexander Player,
Free Miner's Certificate No. 40010;
Joseph Newton McPhee, Free Miner's
Certificate No. 35800-D, and Miles
Donald, agent. Free Miner's Certificate No. 62186C, intend sixtv
days from the date hereof to
apply to the Mining Recorder for a
Certificate of Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant
:>f the above claim.
And further take notice thataction,
under section 85, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dateo this 27th. day of October,
A. D., 1930.
MILES  DONALD,
Agent.
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S. J. Jabour, Northern B. C. Representative
' Ja*. L. Stewart, Anyox, B. C.
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TRIP
WINTER
TARES
ANYOX
to
VANCOUVER
VICTORIA
Including Meal* and Iterih.
Anyox to Prtncc Rupert and
Return, $13.35
Ticket, on  Sale up to Fob.  2Hth,  1931.
Return Limit March glut.
For Information call or write
R. F. McNAUGHTON, D.P.A.
Prince Rupert, B.C.
Canadian
Rational
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ALICE  ARM  AND ANYOX  HERALD.  Saturday, November 29,' 1930
Germany Cuts Down Wheat
Consumption
According to a trade report received from Berlin the Federal
Railway Company of Germany will
serve no more wheat cereals on its
dining cars. This is with the view
of stemming the tide of wheat imports into the country.
It is expected that the wheatless
menu will stimulate German rye
consumption in breads. At the present time Germany produces 128,-
590,000 bushels of wheat and consumes 202,070,000 bushels and at
, the same time produces 334,645,-
000 bushels of rye and consumes
only 255,605,000 bushels.
Canadian National Railway
Earnings Decline
The gross earnings of the Canadian National Railways for the
period ending October 31, 1930,
were $6,820,604, as compared with
$7,933,737 for the corresponding
period in 1929, a decrease of $1,-
413,133.
In British Columbia there are
about 25,000 men engaged in the
Fishing Industry
Anyox Community
League
The Council of the League
meets on the Second and
Fourth Wednesday of each
month, in Recreation Hall,
at 7 p.m.
Gold production in the province
of Ontario for the 'first eight
months of the year is valued at
$23,287,735, an increase of over
$1,260,000 in value as compared
with the corresponding period of
1929.
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.
Advertise in the Herald
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call and examine our Large Stock of goods. We
have a Large Selection to choose from, including useful and  Beautiful  Presents  for both  Ladies and
Gentlemen
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West side of Smelter
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Picture Show for 25c
Commencing with the advent of the Talkies, which
date is August 30th., members of the Anyox Community League, will be allowed admission to one picture
show each month, on the presentation of their membership card, showing dues paid to date, for the price of
25c.   This arrangement to be in lieu of past free show.
FREE SERVICES TO MEMBERS ARE:
1. Library 3. Organized Sports
2. Reading Rooms     4. Excursions
To keep these going we need your membership and your patronage
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Radio came into play recently in
maintaining the Royal Canadian
Mounted Police tradition of "getting its man," when Mrs. Donald
Mcintosh, of Glasgow wrote C.P.R.
headquarters in Montreal to help
locate her son, Angus, after months
of silence. The railway through
J. J. Scully, general manager eastern
lines, got in touch with J. W.
Spalding, superintendent commanding Saskatchewan district of the
R.C.M.P. who in turn applied to
radio sources. Angus who was
listening in at Saskatoon, got the
message from home and at once
communicated with his mother.
George M. Inverarity and J. K.
Christison, of Carberry, Manitoba,
won the boys and girls swine club
championship on Canadian Pacific
Railway lines in the province at the
annual competition recently held at
Manitoba Agricultural College.
They won the Manitoba Cup for
their club for the second time, gold
medals for themselves and qualified
for the trip to the Royal Winter
Fair at Toronto this month as
guests of the railway.
A novel form of entertainment is
being offered at North Sydney, N.S.,
where passengers are being taken
out on local sword-fishing crafts for
which a small fee is charged. Many
are availing themselves of this
opportunity of seeing the huge fish
harpooned from the deck of a boat.
An instructor explains the method
used in catching these monsters of
the deep.
Farmers from all parts of Canada
will again be competitors in the
International Livestock, Grain and
Hay Show to be held at Chicago,
November 29 to December 6. In the
competitive class for hard spring
wheat winner of which is acclaimed
as the world's wheat king, Canada
has won 16 times in the past 19
years and the province of Saskatchewan has won the crown on 11
Capt. Eddie Collins, Mickey
Cochrane and Cy Perkins of the
world's champion Philadelphia Athletics, and Tris Speaker, world's
champion player of former years,
have been spending the first half of
November in the New Brunswick
woods, shooting deer, moose and
bear and also adding wild goose
and brant to their bags by a visit to
Bathurst on the Gulf of St. Lawrence coast. Fredericton was the
starting point for their hunting
trips.
The championship of the 11th
Canadian egg laying contest, just
concluded at the Central Experimental Farm at Ottawa, goes to a
pen of white leghorns entered by
Richard Green of Farringdon Park,
Preston,   England,   while   second
flace honors went to Mrs. W. J.
'hompson of Birch Hills, Sask.,
with a pen of barred Plymouth
rocks. Third place was taken by a
pen of Rhode Island reds entered by
the University of British Columbia.
The best laying individual bird in
the contest was a Rhode Island red,
"No. 336" entered by Dan Russell
of New Westminster, B.C. It made
a score of 287.8 points for 249 eggs.
The contest lasted as usual, 52
weeks.
Six international army officers'
teams will compete at the Royal
Winter Fair Horse Show to be held
at Toronto, November 19-27. They
will come Irom the United States,
the Irish Free State, Hungary,
Sweden. Germany, and there will
also be a Canadian team Teams
will consist of four officers each
who will enter the lists for the
mut'h-prlzed International Officers'
Team Challenge Trophy.
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Western Canadian cattle almosl
swept the bonds in 16 classes al
Hie Washiu'itcn State Fair just concluded at Yakima, Wash., when the
Holstein show herd owned by the
Canadian Pacific Railway Supply
Farm at Strathmore, Alberta, won
fourteen first prizes and nine seconds, also taking senior, junior and
giand championships in both mule
and female classes.
A 35V&-lb. tnuskalonge, largest to
be taken from the waters of the
French River this year, was caught
a few days ago by P. R. Spottes, a
visitor from Houston, Texas, and
was entered in the annual competition for the French River Bungalow Camp Trophy. The monster
was landed after a thrilling tight
that lasted forty minutes during
which it broke water a number of
times. When netted it was found
to measure 49% inches in length
and 25 inches in girth. A little
later the same fisherman caught
an 18-pounder musky.
Modern developments in railroad
traffic leading to heavier trains and
increased speed Is bringing about
a concentrated study of the rail
weights, according to Grant Hall,
senior vice-president of the Canadian Pacific Railway, interviewed
recently. The railway, he stated,
has used 100-lb. rails since 1921 and
has more than 4,000 miles of this
weight of steel, particularly in the
heavy travel districts between the
larger cities and the Rockies, but
the heavier trains made possible by
greatly increased engine power
have combined to bring up the
question of 130-lb. rails which is
now being studied and on which a
final decision will soon be reached.
The history of the folk song in
Canada will be illustrated at the
Quebec Festival of French-Canadian
Folk-Song and Handicrafts which
will be held October 16-18 next with
headquarters at the Chateau Frontenac. The Canadian Pacific Roil-
way has again planned a comprehensive series of evening concerts
of folk-songs, folk-music, dances,
choral arrangements and children's
play parties and dances.
All alarmist talk of world overproduction of wheat Is wholly unwarranted, according to Dr. W. W.
Swanson, head of the department of
economics at the University of
Saskatchewan, interviewed on
board the Empress of Australia on
his way to the Imperial Economic
Conference. He instanced, in support of his view, the fact that in
the midst of the campaign to reduce
wheat acreage in the United States,
a drought had occurred which had
reduced the total yield of cereal
crops by more than the average
wheat crop of the country.
For the second time in two years
the Sliaujrhnessy Shield, emblematic
of the First Aid championship of
police forces in Western Canada,
has conic to rest in Vancouver. It
was won by the Canadian Pacific
Railway police team of that city,
under the leadership of Constable
\V. IS. Rarkncll.
Reports from Gloucester recently
stale that the schooner "Gertrude
I. Thebnud " fooled along remarkably fasl under full anil. She In
Gloucester's hope of re-establishing
the snMIng swennr" of Iho North
Aliunde and Is scheduled to meet
the "Bluen'ise" of I.unenhurg. In a
series of three races opening of I
Gloucester October 9. for x cup of'
1'cred by Gir Thomas Upton,
H
ere an
dTn
ere
(637)
KIs Honor R. Randolph Bruce,
Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia, his niece and chatelaine,
Miss Margaret Bruce MacKenzie,
and Lady Rosalind Nortbcote, guest
at Government House, lent their
presence to the list of more than
350 guests at one of the major functions of tbe Vancouver social season when Triple Entente Chapter
Imperial Order of Daughters of the
Empire held their ball aboard the
Canadian Pacific liner, Empress of
Japan, recently, on her second visit
to her home port. The newest and
largest liner on the Pacific coast
was in gala attire for the event.
Sweeping changes in operating
methods affecting handling of Canadian Pacific trains throughout the
west can be expected in the next
few months, W. M. Neal, general
manager of the company's western
lines, announced recently. Locomotives will pull trains over several
divisions instead of over a singl*
division, permitting the railway to
make use of its newer and more
powerful engines capable of haul-
rag a train more than 1200 miles
mstead of about 125 miles under
the present divisional system.
Outmatching all other entrants to
the British Columbia Boys and Girls
Swine Club second annual judging
contest held near New Westminster
recently, Ernest Naughton and WII-
bert De Leeuw, 14-ycar-old livestock experts of Kamloops, annexed the Canadian Pacific Railway
cup and medals, as well as a free
trip over the company's lines to
Toronto to a. tend the Royal Winter
Fair where the final judging contests of the Dominion Boys and
Girls Swine Clubs will be held.
Interviewed as to a press despatch that the Consolidated Mining
and Smelting Company had large
stores of unsold motals and was reducing wages, J. J. Warren, president of the company, said that at
the end of September a little more
than haM a month's production of
lead was on hand unsold and a
little more than two months' production of zinc, while October sales
had been heavy. He added that
while the metal bonus paid employees varied with metal prices
from month to month, the base
wage scale had not been cut.
An indication of the value of Canadian agriculture is given in a recent official estimate of the agricultural wealth of the Dominion.
Total value Is placed a l $7,978,633.-
000 of which $3,316,061,000 is for
lands.
Patrols carried out hy the Royal
Canadian Mounted Police by doa-
team and boat In the eastern and
western Canadian Arctic during
1928 totalled approximately 25.nnn
miles--sufflcient to circle the globe
at the equator.
A total of 461 punils have bpen
enrolled and 1.200 annlicatlon forms
have been sent out in rpmionsp io
requests In connection with a »op.
respondence course bv which • »/)
Saskatchewan Dennrtm'»nt n' i'.\.
ncatlon has made nigh schhn' instruction available in all studi'ms
In the province una hie to iut»« ,).
vantage of the ordlnarv fae"ii|es.
Great Be«r f^ake In rh« »h
Bie district of the North IVwi
ritories. Canada, is ih»  a. •
wholly within  ,hu  n	
area is approximately 1200a .
miles.
Advertise in the Herald
Advertising Does Get Results
If you wish to dispose of anything, or to broadcast
any message to the public, advertise it in the
Herald.   The paper that is read by everyone in
The District ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD.   Saturday, November 29,  1930
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Miss Ruth Dunwoodie returned
on Wednesday from a vacation of
two months spent in the south.
Arrivals on Wednesday from
Prince Rupert were: H. Cameron,
Miss B. Bishop. Miss. R. Scott,
Mr. Max Sweet, Mr. Laiming, and
Mr. H. Halvorsen.
Mrs. W. R. Lindsay and sons,
Jack and Billie, returned on Wednesday after an extended visit to
southern cities.
Father Laperaux arrived on
Wednesday to spend a few days
in Anyox and travelled south on
the Catala on Monday.
L. Levoir left on Wednesday for
Edmonton. His brother Lawrence
L. Levoir accompanied him to
Prince Rupert, returning to Anyox
on the Catala on Monday.
R. McLeod, Mr. Koenigsberg.
R. D. Purvis and J. G. Millichamp
left on Wednesday for the south.
Chas. Booking, President and
General Manager of the Granby
Co. arrived from Vancouver on
Monday, accompanied by his secretary Mrs. B. Perks. He left for
the south on Wednesday's boat.
The following arrived from
Prince Rupert on Monday: P. Wil-
lan, H. C. DeWolfe, H. Steele, B.
Gordon; J. A Morris, W. H.
Darbey.
Mr. and Mrs. Mat Thompson
and family left on Monday for the
south. Mr. Thompson will return
to Anyox after a brief stay in
Vancouver.
Mrs. A. J. McKay
day for the south.
left on  Mon-
FOR SALE
Fawn Reed Doll Buggy, rolled
edge. Height 24 inches, length
23 inches. Scarcely used. Price
only $8.00.—Apply Herald Office.
Change  In Date of Anyox
I. 0. D. E. Meeting
Owing to the Birthday Anniversary of the Chapter falling on the
first Tuesday, December 2nd. the
regular monthly meeting will not
be held on that date as usual, but
on Monday afternoon, December
1st. at 2.30 p.m. in the Legion
Club Room.
H   M.  SELFE
REGISTERED   OPTOMETRIST
ANYOX
Office:    Oppo»ite Liquor Store
B. P. O. ELKS
Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
ANYOX LODGE No. 47
Meet! every second and fourth Monday of
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application lo club manager
ji
O—"—'"
•0—0
THE BONANZA
RELIEF FUND
-   A   Call   For   Aid
_      .
Lists are   now
I   Subscription   i..ouj  ...v.        ,
j open to raise a fund to provide j
assistance for the dependents
of those killed in the disaster
at the Bonanza Mine on November 10th. It is aimed to
raise a sum of at least two
thousand dollars, and it is
hoped that the generosity of
the people of Anyox and Alice
Arm will swell the fund to
well over this amount. The
subscription lists will be circulated for only a limited time.
Subscribe now or it may be
too late.
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Charity Begins At Home
n
PIONEER MESS
CAFE
ANYOX B. C.
Bread,  Cakes, Pastry,
Catering
SPECIAL DINNERS
ARRANGED ON REQUEST
PHONE 273
L.
ALICE ARM
FREIGHTING
COMPANY
GENERAL CONTRACTORS
Pack Trains, Saddle Horses
and Heavy Teams
No Contract too Large or
too Small
MILES DONALD Manager
British Columbia
Department of Mines
WHEN BUYING COAL
- REMEMBER -
Every ton of British Columbia ooal used means employment for local miners and mine workers.
It means the maintenance of more homes in the Province-
It means the continued  local circulation of funds which
otherwise would leave the Province.
It means, if every B. C. user of coal will use local coal,
that the Vancouver Island, Nicola-Prinneton, and Crow's
Nest Pass coal fields, whose coal workers have been struggling on half time or less for months, again will be favored
with prosperous conditions.
For these reasons British Columbians should consider
carefully the source of the ooal which fills their bins this
winter.
Annual Reports, Bulletins, etc. may be
obtained free of charge, on application to
THE HON. THE MINISTER OF MINES,
VICTORIA, B. C.
For Results,  Advertise  in the
Herald
rr
Advertise in the Herald
DO YOU EVER
APOLOGISE FOR
LIVING : : : IN
BRITISH COLUMBIA
You just can't imagine any
one apologising for the fact
that British Columbia is
"home" to them.
If you are proud to live in
British Columbia, you should
be proud to use the things
that British Columbians make.
Demonstrate your pride in
British Columbia every time
you make a purchase. Ask
for B. C. Products.
B. C.   PRODUCTS::
■ BUREAU
of the VANCOUVER
BOARD OF
TRADE
BC
PRODUCTS
■ Men's Department ■
Special for 5 Days Only.    December 1st. to 6th.
Just in Time For Christmas.
With a purchase of our regular, made to measure, Blue Serge and  Blue  Herringbone
Suits, priced at $35.00, we are giving Free
1 Shirt .$3.00
1 Tie 1.00
1 Belt 1.25
1 Sox ...75
Total Value,  $6.00 (Free)
These Suits are Extra Good Value at $35.00, very neatly tailored and a Perfect Fit is
guaranteed.   This offer comes just in time for Christinas so don't miss the opportunity.
Only a five day special.
:^
DRY GOODS DEPARTMENT
We have just received a New Shipment of Ladies' and Children's Dresses of Silk
and Wool mixture, suitable for Street Wear.
Ladies' Dresses in sizes 34 to 44, colors Navy, Gray, Fawn, Green and Scarlet.   Priced
at $6.50
Children's Dresses, sizes 8 years to 14 years, in colors of Navy, Scarlet, Fawn, Green
and Copenhagen.   Priced at $3.50
Ladies'Dressing Gowns iu many pleasing colors and designs, all  Satin Bound.   Price
$7.50 and $9.00 eaoh.
Hardware Dept
For Christmas Gifts see our display of
Percolators, Irons, Toasters, Waffle
Irons, Heaters, Fancy China. C. P. N. S.
Tea Sets, Casseroles, Pie Plates, Cake
Plates, Candle Sticks, Salt and Peppers.
— PRICES TOiuiT ALL —
Shoe Dept
Don't forget that pair of Ladies' Moccasins you were going to send away.
Made in the three popular colors of
Grey,JBrown and Green. Price $3.75.
Hand made Moccasins in Green at $4.00
Hand made Moccasins in Elk skin with
Seal trimming, $3.75.
DRUG DEPARTMENT
To introduce "Symphonic" Tint we.are offering the following special. With every 50o.
Box of Armand '"Symphonic" Tint Boquet Powder a regular 25c. Jar of Armand Vanishing Cream will be Given Free.
This Symphonic Tint is a Wonderful New  Discovery in Powders and comes iu one
shade only, for all types, either Blonde or Brunette.
GRANBY   STORES
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