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 A little paper
with all the
news and a big
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
$2.50 a Year
Alice Arm and
Anyox. $2.75 to
all other points.
VOL. 6,   NO. 41
Alice Arm, B. C, Saturday,   April 16, 1927
5 cents each.
Vimy Day  Celebrated
by Anyox Service
Anyox Branch, Canadian Legion
(No. 87 British Columbia) of the
British Empire Service League,
held their first meeting on Saturday April 9th. (Vimy) a very fit
ting oooasion.
The following officers were eleo-
ted: President, Dr. D. It. Learoyd;
1st. Vice, A. B. Morkill; 2nd. Vioe,
J, T. Kirkwood; Treasurer, J.
Wilson; Secretary, G. Crow.
Various committees were appointed and after a somewhat lengthy
business session the President gave
the command "Bring on the wine,
let joy be unexcelled" and it was, for
John Haggerty was in good form
and rendered some of the old time
songs in great style. "Sid" Arm*
strong and "Jim" Crow played the
never-to-be-forgotten choruses,
which everyone heartily joined in
singing—they'll never die. "Joe"
Anderson was again heard to advantage in some of his selected
songs and "Bill" Robinson can
sing some too. "Sine" and "Bruce"
excelled themselves in their really
. laughable "Can"tages comedy.
President Learoyd sang the all-time
popular ditty "Alouette" which
was vociferously supported by all
present. "Johnny" Tierney favored
the boys with a song and danoes
i ' whioh were exceptionally good and
well put over. Accompanists for
the evening were G. Crow and S.
Armstrong. The entertainment
Committee responsible for the sumptuous repast so much enjoyed and
appreciated by all present consisted
of the following: J. Wilson, Geo.
Clarke, J.Thompson, C. B. Hall,
C. Harmon, Bruce, and S. Armstrong.
Two Painful Accidents
Two painful accidents occurred
iu Anyox recently. Wm. Wells'
hand came in contact with a planer
and the ends of three fingers were
taken off. Tom Evans of the Mine
had one finger smashed under a
power hammer and two others injured. An iron washer was the
only thing that saved the injured
fingers from also being smashed
to pulp.
Interests Outside Capital in
Esperanza Mine
Apgus McDonald who has spent
the past few months in Prince
Rupert and Vancouver, arrived in
Alice Arm on Monday. While in
the south he was successful in mak
ing arrangements for/ re-organization of the Esperanza Mines Co. and
raising sufficient funds for the operation of the property.
Football Meeting on Tuesday
All those interested in football are
requested to attend the meeting
whioh will be held in the Beach
Gymnasium on Tuesday April 19th.
at 7.30 p.m.
Badminton  Season   Is
Terminated With
The most successful badminton
season ever held in Anyox was
drawn to a close on Sunday, when
the final tournament was played.
Several of the players gave a brilliant
exhibition, and keen interest was
taken in the games by numerous
onlookers. Twelve ladies and
twelve men took part in the contest.
Those making the highest scores,
and to whom prizes were presented,
Ladies, 1st. Mrs. A. Crone, 103;
2nd. Mrs. D. Deane, 93; 3rd. Mrs.
M. J. Bryden, 87.
Men, 1st, Mr. F. F. Brown, 108
(a perfect score;) 2nd. Mr. B.
Thorsteinsson, 102; 3rd. Mr. F.
McLennan, 100.
Following the tournament, tea
was served, which was greatly enjoyed.
The winners of the tournament
which has been carried on throughout the entire season, thus deciding
the most consistent players, was
The ladies' singles was won by
Mrs. A. Crone who becomes po-
sessor of a handsome cup presented
by Mr. F. F. Brown.
The men's singles was won by
Mr. F. F. Brown, who obtains po-
session of an equally beautiful cup,
presented by the president of the
club, Mr. C. O. Fricker.
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Mr. R. H. Manzer left on Thursday for Victoria, he has been
appointed representative for the
South Atlin Teaohers' Association,
which will be in session at Victoria
on April 18th. 19th and 20th.
Mrs. Leslie left on Thursday to
visit her son in Cleveland, Ohio.
For a well fitting suit of good
material and workmanship see Stan.
Ballard, Anyox Tailor shop.
F. Lew Lun, arrived home on
Monday from a three week's trip
to Vancouver.
D. J. Hartley, public school prin
cipal, left on Thursday for Victoria,
where he will attend the convention
of provincial School associations and
also visit Mrs. Hartley and family
who reside at Victoria.
E, Vichnus and A. Granston arrived on Monday from Vancouver.
Jack Humphreys, who has
spent the past four months visiting
his parents in Wales, returned on
Monday. He states that the big
majority of people in the Old
Country seem prosperous, and the
places of amusement are always
The Leaders in smokes. El Doro
Cigars and Benson and Hedges
Straight Cut Cigarettes.
Continued on page 4
Esperanza  Mine   Will
Shortly Resume
The Esperanza mine, which is
less than a mile from Alice Arm,
and whioh has produced over $100,-
000 in silver values will resume
operations this year. Reorganization of the company has been effected, and with the acquisition of new
capital snfficient funds are available for a resumption of operations
whioh will be on a larger scale
than formerly. It is planned to
start operations within the next
few weeks.
Two meetings of the company
were held in Anyox during the
week, at which plans for future
operations were perfected. These
plans are expected to be made public next week.
Keystone Co. Plans 500
Feet of Underground
The report published last week
regarding future operations on the
Keystone was substantiated during
the week by advicesreceived by the
Herald from the Keystone Mining
Operations will commence as
soon as weather conditions will
permit. The first work undertaken
will consist of improving the trail,
so that transportation expenses
can be reduced. A fan will be
installed in the drift for ventilation
As soon as the above work is
completed, extending of the present
tunnel to the ore body will be carried on and crosscuts driven. It is
planned to drive at least 500 feet
of tunnel and crosscuts this year.
Mr. Rowland King, who spent
considerable time on the property
last year will be in charge of all
A. Maguire Succumbs to
Tlie death occurred at Anyox
Hospital on Sunday, of Mr. Edward
Maguire, who passed away at the
age of 61 years. Deceased had
been a resident of Anyox since
last summer. The cause of death
was pneumonia.
He was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and is survived by two sisters
who reside there.
The funeral was held on Tuesday
afternoon at the cemetery, Rev.
Father Chamagne of the Catholio
Church officiating. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Mr. C. McAdie,
Born to Mr. and Mrs Louis Kas-
sum, at the Anyox Hospital, on
Saturday, April 9th. a son.
FOR SALE—4-roomed house on
Indian Reserve, Alice Arm.
Splendid looation. Price $275.00
with terms. A bargain. This
offer will not last long. Apply
Herald Office.
Huge Copper Shipments
From Anyox Total
Near ]200 Tons
Nearly 1200 tons of copper left
Anyox during the past two weeks.
The Amur taking out 300 tons;
the Anyox 250 tons, and the Mogul
648 tons. This tonnage gives
some idea of the output of the
Granby Co. and the wealth produced iu this district.
The Mogul left Anyox on the
5th. with one of the most valuable
cargoes ever shipped south. She
had on board, besides the 648 tons
of copper from Anyox, 3187 tons of
Premier ore and concentrates, and
214 tons of concentrates from the
Dunwell mine.
The S. S. Anyox left for Stewart
at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, and arrived
in Anyox on Thursday loaded with
1300 tons of Premier ore. She
loaded 250 tons of copper at Anyox
and left for Vancouver the same
day towing scow Griffnip loaded
with 70,000 gallons of tar.
The Amur arrived on Monday
from Stewart loaded with 1900
tons of ore and concentrates. She
loaded 300 tons of copper here and
left at 2 p.m for Seattle.
The Marmion arrived in port on
Sunday at 8 a.m. with 250 tons of
Outsider ore. and towing scow
Griffnip with 450 tons of Outsit! store.
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Miss Alice Hogberg left on Monday for Prince Rupert, where she
will spend two week's vaoation.
J. Hauber arrived in town on
Tuesday from Anyox, where he has
spent the winter. He will develop
his various mining properties during the summer.
H. F. Kergin, M.L.A. left last
week on a business trip to Vancouver and Viotoria.
J. Hanna, who has been receiving medical treatment at Anyox,
for blood poisoning in the thumb
returned home on Thursday.
J. A. Miller, representing the
Sullivan Drill Co. arrived in town
on Thursday.
Constable W. Smith of Anyox,
arrived in town on Thursday and
left again this morning.
The annual meeting of the Alice
Arm Tennis Club will be held this
evening in the Anglican Church,
at 8 p.m. Election of new officers
will be held and business matters
discussed. All those interested in
tennis are requested to be present.
F. M. Crosby of Prince Rupert,
who is interested in the Esperanza
mine, arrived on Monday and made
an examination of the property.
A. A. Holland, mining engineer,
arrived on Monday from the south.
He made an examination of the
Esperanza mine, but found that he
was too early for further exploratory work. He will probably visit
the camp at a later date. He was
accompanied by Mrs. Holland.
Decision Given Against
Local Wrestler was
Dick Stubbs, the well known
Anyox wrestler, who left here a
short time ago to compete in the
wrestling contest for the Light
Heavy Championship for B. C.
gave a very good account of himself in the wrestling tournament
held at Queen's Park Arena, at New
Westminster last week. Stubbs
proved too clever for F. Peterson
of the Royal City, although Dick
failed to secure a fall in the time
limit of 10 miuutes, he was declared
the winner for his aggressive tactics.
Regarding the match the Vancouver Sun says. "R.r S. Stubbs, a
wrestler of considerable experience,
failed to throw Frank Peterson of
Westminster Y. M. C. A., but he
was the agressor and won easily.
He looks good to take 145-pound
In the second bout, held on Friday, Dick lost to A. Overland of
the Westminster Y. M. C. A.
From Vancouver press reports it
seems that he was handicapped, for
the referee seemed inclined to favor
Overland, and this probably was the
cause of defeat.
The following is taken from the
Daily Province, shows that Dick
got a rather raw deal.
''A. Overland of the Westminster
Y. M. C. A., secured the welterweight crown by defeating R. S.
Stubbr, of Anyox B. P. O. E. best
two falls out of three. In the first
ten minutes there was no fall,
Stubbs being the aggressor. . After
11 minutes and 34 seconds of the second round, during which time the
cont stants were on their feet sparring for a hold, Stubbs threw his
man and clamped on a half-nelson
and heaillock to secure the fall.
Overland took the second fall in five
minutes with an elbow roll, and the
deciding fall in one minute with a
similai hold. In this bout tliecrowd
took exception to Referee McDonald's actions in the second frame
when he jumped across and tapped
Overland instantly Stubbs'shoulders
touched the mat without giving the
northern boy a chance to roll away,
while on the occasion of Stubbs
pinning Overland, the Royal City-
athlete's shoulders were held down
for nearly a minute before the call
was made.
AnyoxEaster Church Services
Easter Day April 17th 1927.
Holy Communion 8.00 a.m.
Shortened Matins and Holy Communion 11.00 a.m.
Sunday School 2.30 p.m.
Evensong 7.45 p.m.
The Easter Services at the United Church will be held on Sunday
April 17th. The Girls' choir will
sing old time favorite hymns, Mrs.
Laws of Fernie B. C. will sing a
solo, and the Church will be suitably decorated with plants and
flowers. A hearty welcome is extended to all. ALICE  ABM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Saturday,   April   15   1927
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alioe Arm and Anyox $2.50 Yearly
Other Parts of Oanada, $2.75
British Isles and United States, $3.00
Notices for Grown Grants -   -   $15.00
Land Notices -      -      -      -      $15.00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch
Contract Bates on Application.
E. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
The proposal of George Houser,
president of the Automobile Club
of British Columbia, to take away
the road construction of the province and operate it under a Highway Commission is something that
will never be tolerated by outlying
sections of the province. If such a
policy was carried out it would
mean an almost total starvation of
the sections not connected with the
automobile road system of the
province. Mining roads, pack
trails and foot trails would receive
second consideration and the
money derived from taxation in the
north would be spent for joy
riding speed fanatics in the south,
and road house frequenters, who
demand a perfectly smooth road to
lull them to sleep after a night's
debauch at their favorite haunt.
The brilliant idea of a Highway
Commission seems like the product of an after-dinner speech,
with notoriety as the speaker's
chief ambition. The scheme is a
ridiculous one. It plainly shows
that there are still some people left
who need educating to the fact
that the prosperity of the province
depends not on building macadamized and concrete roads for auto
speed fiends, but roads and trails
into our mining and agricultural
sections. This is of vital importance and is realized by the government, who are doing their
utmost to provide transportation
for the sparsely settled districts.
This year promises to be the
commencement of an era of prosperity for the Dominion of Canada.
A prosperity that will be permanent, Foreign capital in huge
sums is pouring into the country,
and the whole Dominion, from
Quebec to Vancouver Island is
sharing the inflow of gold. The
mining industry is receiving much
attention, and from every province
comes reports of the commencement of development work and the
construction of reduction plants.
Pulp and paper mills are being
erected and put into operation as
quickly as possible, and our vacant
lands are being brought under the
plough and created into wealth.
Simultaneously with the inflow of
How Copper Rods and
Fine Wires Are Made
Copper wire and rods are made
from refined metal cast in the form
of wire bars, the processes used
being described briefly by F. P.
McCue in a recent issue of The
Anode: The wire bar is passed
through a series of rolls, each set
of which reduces its diameter and
increases its length until it finally
emerges as a rod of the required
size. Very thin rods are further
reduced by being drawn through
one or more chilled steel dies.
Another method of producing
rods is that of extrusion. A billet
of red hot metal is placed in an
extruding machine where a great
hydraulicplunger presses it through
a die in the same manner and just
as easily as tooth paste is squeezed
through tlie opening of a tube. As
a rule only one operation is required
when this method is employed,
although in some instances rods
ire drawn through dies after being
extruded in order to give them
additional strength and hardness.
The most noteworthy advantage of
the extrusion method is the great
variety of cross-section shapes that
can be produced.
Wire is manufactured in much
the same manner as rods, except of
course, that it undergoes many
more drawing operations. Small
sizes of wire are frequently drawn
continuously in one operation
through a number of dies, each die
in turn reducing the wire's diameter and increases its length. In
this manner wires can be drawn as
fine as 1/1,000 of an inch—diamond
dies, instead of steel, being used for
the very small sizes.
In the last 21 months British
air liners have flown nearly 2,000,-
000 miles and carried 25,000 passengers without a single mishap
involving injury to either passengers or crew.
capital comes increased numbers of
settlers to swell our population.
The Canadian National Railways
are no longer a millstone around
our necks. They are rapidly
approaching the stage when they
will be an asset of consequence.
Sir Henry Thornton, president of
the railway, believes that in fifteen
years Canada will have a population of twenty-five million people.
This may sound visionary, but we
must remember that Sir Henry's
predictions has a habit of coming
true. Canada, with its mines,
timber and agricultural lands is a
vast storehouse of wealth, almost
untouched. It has within its
boundaries those things that are
becoming depleted in many lands,
and the future of Canada is
brighter than any other country in
the world.
Alice Arm
The Bonanza Silver
Camp of B. C.
We invite you to investigate the  mining- shares now
being offered in Alice Arm properties and recommend
Kitsault-Eagle Silver Mines Ltd. (N.P.L.)
British Colonial Securities Ltd.
Suite 325, Standard Bank Building, Vancouver
Alice Arm Representative:   A. McGuire
Being popular doesn't leave much
time for making real friends.
Anyox Community
The Council of the League
meets on the Second and
Fourth Wednesday of each
month, in Recreation Hall,
at 7.30 p.m.
Al. Falconer
Alice Arm
Baggage, Freighting, Pack
and Saddle Horses
Slab Wood Cut any Length
Every Order Given
Immediate Attention
Live in Comfort
There is no reason why you should get wet or cold  when out
of doors.    We have  on  hand everything suitable for winter
wear; including Harvey's Hand Made Loggers'  Shoes, Goodrich Rubbers, Bonedry Pants and Jumpers, etc.
Alice Arm
S. S. Prince George leaves  Anyox for   Prince
Rupert, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle, each Thurs-
i day at 1.00 p.m.
Is.  S. Prince John leaves   Prince   Rupert,   for
(Vancouver,    via     Queen     Charlotte     Islands,
Trains leave Prince Rupert each Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
at 11.30 a.m., for Jasper,  Edmonton, Winnipeg, direct connections for all points East and South.
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 Passenger Agent
Prince Rupert, B. C
Leaves Alice Arm for Anyox 9 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays
Returning Same Days at 3 p.m.
Vacant, unreserved, aurveyed
Crown landa may be pre-empted by
British subject* over II years of age,
and by aliens on declaring Intention
to become British subjects, conditional upon residence, occupation,
und Improvement lor agricultural
Full Information concerning regu-
iatlons regarding pre-emptions la
given ln Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
"How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
whioh can be obtained free of charge
by addressing the Department of
Land*, Viotoria, 6.C., or to any Government Agent
Records will be granted covering
only land suitable for agricultural
purposes, and which Is not timber-
land, I.e., carrying over 6,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Applications for pre-emptions are
to be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Di
vision, ln 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 bo occupied '<"'
five years and Improvements made
to value of $10 per acre, including
clearing and cultivating at leant Ave
acres, before a Crown Grant can be
For more detailed Information see
the Bulletin "How to Pre-empt
Applications are received for pur
chase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being tlmberland.
for agricultural purposes; minimum
price of first-class (arable) land Is $5
per acre, and second-class (grazing)
land $2.60 per acre. Further information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands Is given ln 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 exoeeding 20
aores, may be leased as homesites,
conditional upon a dwelling being;
erected ln the flrst year, title being
obtainable after residence and Improvement conditions are fulfilled
and land ha* been surveyed.
1   For gracing and   industrial    purpose* areas not exceeding 640 acres
may be leased by one person or 4
Under th* Grazing Act the Provinoe Is divided into graslng districts
and the range administered under i
Graslng Commissioner. Annual
graslng permit* art Issued based on
'number* ranged, priority being given
to eitabllahed owner*. Stock-owners
may form associations for range
management. Free, or partially free,
permits art available (or settlers,
campers sad travellers, up to ten
The Herald
$2.50 a Year
Anyox & Alice Arm
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
Has produced Minerals as follows: Placer Gold, $77,663,045; Lode Gold, $122,808,459; Silver, $74,-
111,397; Lead, $89,218,907; Copper, $197,642,647; Zinc, $39,925,947; Miscellaneous Minerals, $1,594,387
Coal and Coke, $273,048,953; Building Stone, Brick, Cement, eta, $44,905,886; making its mineral
production to tlie end of 1925, show an
Aggregate Value of $920,919,628
The sttdstantjal 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 894 547,241; forfive years, 1896-1900, $57,607,967; for five years, 1901-1905, $96,507,968; for five years-
1906-1910 $125,534,474; for five years, 1911-1915, $142,072,603; for five years, 1916-1920, $189,922,725;
1921, $28,066,641; for the year 1922, $35,158,843; for 1923, $41,304,320; for 1924, $48,704,604, and for 1925,
a«i 4Q9 242
* '   ' Production Last Ten Years, $404,649,375
Lode mining has only been in progress for about 25 years, and only about one-half of the Provinoe has
been even prospected; 200,000 square miles of unexplored mineral bearing land are open for prospeoting.
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 whioh is guaranteed by
Crown Grants.
Practically all British Columbia Mineral Properties upon which development work has been dono
I 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 oharge 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 Geologioal
Survev of Canada, Winch Building, Vanoouver, are recommended as valuable sources of information.
Pull information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing
VICTORIA, British Columbia ALICE  ARM  AND  ANYOX  HERALD,   Saturday,   April   15  1927
Would Take Road Work
From Government
Support of proposals to establish
a highway commission to administer construction of roads in British
Columbia without supervision of
the public works department is
being considered by the Automobile Club of British Columbia, president George Houser announced
reoently. "The highways have
become of too great importance to
be administered by rule of political
expediency," he said. "Most of
our roads are being built under
pressure instead of necessity and
the result has been that we are far
behind in our road programme.
Present conditions give every constituency desiring highway work
an unfair advantage over the government. There is under construction at present 150 miles of
new roads. More than 500 miles
of construction is necessary to link
up all important sections of the
province and to connect with the
Alberta road system."
Ruth rode in my new cycle car
In the seat in back of me;
I took a bump at fifty-five.
And rode pji Ruthlessly.
Atlin Electoral District
NOTICE is hereby given that I
shall, on Monday, the 16th. day of
May, 1927, at the hour of 10 o'clock
in the forenoon, at the Court House,
Anyox, hold a sitting of the Court
of Revision for the purpose of revising the list of voters for the said
electoral district, and of hearing and
determining any and all objections
to the retention of any name on the
said list, or to the registration as a
voter of any applicant for registration; and for other purposes set
forth in the "Provincial Elections
AND further take notice that on
Tuesday, the 17th. day of May,
1927, at the hour of ten o'clock in
the forenoon, at the Court House,
Atlin, an adjourned sitting of the
said Court of Revision for the like
purpose will be held.
Dated at Anvox, B. C. this 7th.
day of April, 1927.
R.   M.  McGUSTY,
Registrar of Voters,
Atlin Electoral District.
Canadian National
European Tours
A maximum of travel through
particularly interesting countries
at a minimum of expense is provided in the Canadian National Educational Tours this summer through
Scotland, England, France, Belgium, Switzerland and Italy.
Two tours have been arranged
and sailing will be made from
Montreal, July 8th, on the S. S.
"Andania", direct to Glasgow.
Very careful attention has been
given to itineraries involved.
Tour No. 1 is a 37-day trip on
sea and land, visiting important
cities in Scotland, England, France,
Belgium, Switzerland. All expenses, $372.50, Montreal to Great
Britain and the Continent and
return to Montreal.
Tour No. 2 is a 51-day trip on
sea and land, visiting in Scotland,
England, Francp, Belgium, Switzerland and Italy. All expenses,
$'501.00, Montreal to Great Britain
and the Continent and return to
There will be low excursion fares
to the seaboard from points in
British Columbia.
These tours will be personally
conducted from Western Canada,
and while overseas will be under
the direct care and supervision of
thoroughly responsible and reliable
organization, fully qualified in
every particular to successfully
look after the interests of our
The sight-seeing programme is
very complete and generous.
Motor coaches and automobiles are
freely used. All sight-seeing is
well planned to save unnecessary
fatigue and to see the worth while
places within the time at our disposal. Competent lectures will
reveal to our patrons the outstanding features, literary, historic,
artistic, or scenic of the Old World
centres visited.
British Columbia Ready to
Start Paying Pensions
Premier Oliver has announced
that he has signed a letter to
Ottawa notifying the federal government of the willingness of the
British Columbia government to
co-operate in the Old Age Pensions
Act and stating that the province
was ready to start at any time.
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through your influence
Notice Of Intention To Apply
To Lease Land
In Prince Rupert Land District,
Recording District, District of Oassiar
and situate and being part of the foreshore in front of Kshwan Indian
Reserve No. 27 on the West Bank of
Kshwan River, Hastings Arm.
Take notice that William P.
Armour, of Prince Rupert, B. 0.,
occupation, contractor, intends to
apply for permission to lease the following described lands:—
Oommenuing at a post planted
about 20 chains easterly from the
S.W. corner of Kshwan Indian
Reserve No. 27 and being on High
Water Mark; thence South to Low
Water Mark; thence easterly along
Low Water Mark to the West Bank
of the main Branch of Kshwan River;
thence Northerly along the West
Bank of Kshwan River to High
Water Mark; thence Westerly along
High Water Mark to point of commencement; and containing 160 acres
more or less.
Dated March 6th. 1927.
JJUNGARIAN farm laborers, recent arrivals in Western Canada over Canadian National lima,
who landed at Quebec from the S.S.
Pittsburg of the Red Star Line,
from Antwerp.   These were part
of the Hungarian settlers directed
to farms in the Vermillion, district
of Alberta.
Sweeping Reductions
During the next few weeks we are making a big price reduction in a large quantity of our stock, and a chance is given you
to pick up some real bargains
High Grade Tweed Cloth, 40ins. wide, in all colors.   Regular price $1.10, going at 90c. per yard.
Ladies' High Heel Oxford Shoes, white, brown and black.
Regular price, $9.75, going at $2.00 per pair
General Merchants, Anyox
West side of Smelter
W. A. WILSON, Manager
Dealers in Fresh, Salt, and Smoked Meats,
Fish and Poultry
Candies, Magazines, Stationery,
Proprietary Medicines, Toilet Articles, Etc.
W. M. ClimillingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papers
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
A complete line of High Grade Groceries always carried
in stock;  also Heavy and Shelf Hardware, of every
description.       Clothing   and   footwear    for
Loggers and Miners
Meals Served at All Hours
GUS.   ANDERSON,   Proprietor
Producers of Copper, Coal, Coke, Benzol and
Ammonium Sulphate
Purchasers of Ores of Copper and Siliceous Ores
of Gold and Silver
MAIN OFFICE:-Anyox, B. C. ALICE  ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Saturday,   April   15   1927
Anyox Notes
Continued from Page 1
Miss A. Staley arrived on Monday from Vancouver.
Constable Smith arrived back on
Monday from Prince Rupert to
which place he esoorted a demented
man from the Naas River the previous week.
Arrivals on Monday from Prince
Rupert, were: W. R. Marshall, T.
Malas, J. Wallis, S. C. Thomson,
A. Warnock, J. Johnson, M. Johnson.
Mr. and Mrs. Bosch left on Monday for Vancouver.
H. C. Fraser, school inspector,
left on Monday for Prince Rupert.
G. Nagan, J. M. Smith and G.
Peterson were passengers to Prince
Rupert on Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Lindsay
and family returned on Thursday
from a vacation spent in Seattle
and other points.
E. E. Grigg arrived on Thursday
from Vancouver.
J. Kingsbury J. L. Hooper, B.
A. Latter. J. B. Edget, J. A. Miller, W. R. Henders, W. Fawcett,
A. Larson, C. Herickson, were arrivals from Vancouver on Thursday.
Mrs. Mitchell arrived on Thursday from Prince Rupert, on a visit
to her son, Mr. J. R. Mitchell.
Miss Ballentyne arrived on
Thursday from the south to join
her parents here.
Mrs. E. McMillan arrived on
Thursday from tlie south.
Mr. aud Mrs. Laws were arrivals
on Thursday from the south.
Those leaving for the south on
Thursday, were: G. B. Martin, C.
O. Bevans, E. Boone and A. McDonald.
"I venture to assert" said the
lecturer, "that there isn't a man in
this audience who has ever done
anything to prevent the destruction of our forests." A little man
in the back of the hall stood up.
"You're a liar," he said. "I shot a
H.   M.  SELFE
Brady Criticizes   Miss
McPhail's Amendment
After an amendment to reduce the
vote of $500,000 for cadets' services
to $1 had been moved in committee
of supply in the House of Commons
on Saturday by Miss Agnes McPhail
Progressive member for Grey Southeast (Ontario), during consideration
of estimates for the Department of
National Defence and the hearing of
Miss McPhail's objections to the
military having influence upon educational system in various provinces
through cadet training, J. C. Brady
Conservative member for Skeena,
declared that he protested strongly
against the exaggerated picture
presented by Miss McPhail. "There
will always be," Mr. Brady said,
"opposition toward enabling our
youth and training them to respect
law and order."
New Brunswick Govt. Control
By a vote of 27 to 20, the provincial legislature passed a motion
for the introduction of a bill to put
New Brunswick in the list of Canadian provinces which have abandoned prohibition for government
control and sale of liquor.
When picking   your friends be
careful not to pick them too much.
A soft answer doesn't turn away
as much wrath as a hard look.
Beach Recreation Hall:
Pictures:  Tuesdays,
Thursdays, and Saturdays
Mine Recreation Hall:
Pictures:   Wednesdays and
Help the Organization
that Serves You
Alice Arm Lots
Now is the Time to Buy
Alice Arm will very soon become a mining town of considerable importance. The mining industry is undoubtedly on
the eve of big developments, which means a big payroll and a
much larger town. Increased activity will result in placing
good residential and business lots at a premium. At the
present lots can be secured at attractive prices and on easy terms
BUSINESS    LOTS    FROM    $200    TO    $500
RESIDENTIAL   LOTS   FROM   $200   TO  $300
• Terms made to suit buyers.     See Stephen   Dumas,   our
agent, and build where you don't have to move.
Agent for the Alice Arm Mining & Development Co
Does It Pay to Advertise?
Coca-Cola was put on the market
in 1886. The first 25 gallons of
syrup sold for $25.00. That money
was immediately invested iu advertising. Recently the business
changed hands. Twenty Million
dollars was the price. The Wall
Street Journal alluded to it as
$20,000,000 worth of good will.
Educate yourself to be something
not only to get something.
Printing: :
High class printing of all
descriptions promptly and
:   : neatly executed   :   :
Pamphlets      Programmes
Posters   Letterheads
Envelopes   Billheads
Admission Tickets
Etc.   Etc.
♦> ♦
Prompt delivery on every
a    .7.    .-.
Herald Printing Office
Alice Arm
M. M. STEPHENS & Co. Ltd.
The oldest Financial Office in Northern B. C.
B.  P. O. ELKS
Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
Meets every second and fourth Monday of
the month
Hall for rent for dames, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
Welcome Hotel
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
Tobacco and Soft Drinks
Cigars,   Cigarettes
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
We trade in all LISTED and
orders promptly attended to
Buyers or Sellers.
720 Hastings Street W.
Vancouver, B. C.
Phone Sey. 5061
Member   Vancouver Stock
Sunset Hotel
First-class Rooms for Rent,
by Day, Week or Month
J. THOMAS   -   Prop.
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
By Day, Week or Month at
Reasonable Rates
N. Sutilovich        Prop.
Extra good quality, Polo Collar style
with contrasting trim  on  collar   and
buttons.   The collars are. Navy,  Fawn,
Heather Green and Lovat.
Size 24 to 28 $1.95
Size 30 and 32 $2.25
Lumber-Jack Sweaters
For Boys and Girls
The newest design in   novelty Lumber-
Jack sweaters of high  grade materials,
are at your disposal in a variety of popular color combinations.
All sizes: Price $3.95 to $4.50
Boy's heavy weight denim play suits in Lovat and  Heather Brown shades,
detachable at waist, with half sleeve and knee length.   Ideal for  every day
wear.   Sizes 3 to 8 years.   You have to see them to appreciate them.
Per suit $1.75
The Famous Wolsey line in pure wool
and a big range of colors.   Sizes   7| to
10.   Price per. pair 85c.
Long Flannel pants for Boys in extra
good quality and sure to give satisfaction
Sizes 24 to 30 at $3.75 and $4.25
An agreeable effervescent Salt containing Tartaric Acid, derived from Grapes
and combined with Alkaline Carbonate.
An especially pleasing and efficient Saline   Laxative.   Best results are obtained when taken half an hour before breakfast or other meals.    Prioe 75c.
Supplies for Tennis and Baseball now on hand.    Tennis Kaokets, Slazenger
and Sykes makes, from $4.50 to $18.00.   Tennis Balls 55c. each.   Presses $1.00


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