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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.
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$2.50 a Year J
Alice Arm and I
Anyox. $2.75 to *
all other points.
VOL. 10,   NO.   31
Alice Arm, B. O, Saturday, January 17, 1931
5 cents each.
Membership in Canadian
Legion is Defined
At Meeting
The regular monthly meeting of
the Anyox Branch of the Canadian
Legion was held in the Club room
It was deoided at this meeting
to co operate with the I.O.D.E. inj
arranging a cabaret to be held in
the Beach Gym. on Monday.
February 16.
A question was raised regarding
comrades who had served in other
than the Canadian forces joining
the Canadian Legion, and for the
benefit of those Comrades the foi
lowing is quoted from the Constitution of the Canadian Legion,
1. Any person of good character
who has seen active service during
any of the wars of the Empire in
any of His Majesty's armed forces
or auxiliary services, including the
Mercantile Marine and Fishery
Patrol services and have received
honorable release therefrom.
2. Officers and other ranks who
have served in any of His Majesty's regular forces or in any of the
permanent forces of the Dominion
including the Royal Mounted
Police, and have been honorably
3. Officers and other ranks who
have served in any of His Majesty's
auxiliary forces or the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
4. Any British or Naturalized
British subject who served not less
than three months iu any Allied
Force during the Great War, and
saw active service therewith.
The local branch of the Legion
will be pleased to welcome comrades who come within the foregoing clauses of the constitution.
Installation of Officers
B. P. 0. Elks
The installation of new officers
for the ooming year of the B.P.O.
Elks, Anyox Lodge, No 47 was
held in the Lodge room on Monday
evening. E. R. Johnson, Past
Exalted Ruler, acted as installation
officer. •
The new offiners are all active
workers for the cause of Elkdom,
and under their guidance there is
no doubt but that Anyox Lodge,
No. 47, will increase in membership
and popularity during the ensuing
year. Following is the list of the
new officers:
Exalted Ruler—A. C. Harman.
Esteemed Leading Knight—M.
J. Sheen. ,
Estepmed Loyal Knight—W. N.
Lecturing Knight—J. McColl.
Secretary—C. Tnlly.
Treasurer—M. Abel.
Esquire—J. McGregor.
Inner Guard—M. W. Webber.
Tyler—J. Moffatt.
Christ Church Ladies Hosts
ran At Card Party
1/ A very enjoyable card party was
held at Christ Church Parish Room
on Friday, January 9th. It was
under the auspices of the W. A.
and Guild, and everybody spent a
very enjoyable evening.
The prize winners were: Mrs.
Jeffs and Mrs. Plumb and Mr. Mo-
Arthur and Bert Kent.
At the conclusion of oard playing
community singing occupied the
balance of the evening. Mr. J.
Gillies was the piano accompanist.
Advertise in the Herald
Two Basketball Games
On Monday
There were only two games on
Monday. The first being a Senior
B league game between Smelter
and Orphans. The latter winning
the game, which was lacking en-
thusiasm of the players. The
Smelter turned up several men
short and managed to scrape to
gether five players. Naturally
they were at a disadvantage playing against the Orphans who had
their regular team out.
Scores were: Orphans 16, Smel
ter 8.   The game was uninteresting.
A Senior "A" game was sche
duled for 9.15 but the Micos did
not put in an appearance. A
friendly game was played between
the Sheiks and a pick-up team.
The Sheiks combined well and
piled a big score of 34, while the
other team could only muster 9
points, mainly due to lack of coin
bination, and too much individualistic display.
Three Good Basketball
Games Played On
Several interesting games of
basketball were played at the Gym
on Thursday, January 8th.
The Smelter and Orphan teams
clashed in the first game of the
second half of the series. It was
quite an interesting contest in
which the Orphans were somewhat unlucky to lose the points,
having had tbe better of the exchanges throughout. Scores: Orphans 10—Horner-6, Field 2, W.
Pinckney 2. Smelter 11—Ion-6,
Ellison-2, Donaldson-2, Taylor-1.
The game was played cleanly and
referee Gillies seldom had to blow
his whistle for infringements.
Orphans were strengthened by the
inclusion of Ken Hunter who will
he an asset to their team.
The Senior Girls game that
followed proved a walk over for
the Pats. The score being: Pats
36-K. Eve-22, H. Calderoni-12
and Mrs. Mol^ostie-2. High
School 10—M. Dresser-7, L. Dres
ser-2, M. Cloke 1.
Kathleen Eve was well on the
target and made the  most of the
snappy pass sent to her.   H. Cald
eroni also knew where the basket
The High School girls were cer
taiuly not up to tlieir usual Stan
dard and their checking was some
what weak.
The Senior A game between the
Celts and Sheiks was very fast
and there was plenty of good basketball and lots of successful shots.
The Celts held only a slight lead
at one time but after the inclusion
of Stuart Steel and Tony Calderoni they piled up quite a big ad-
vantange over the Sheiks. Scores:
Celts 33-C. Hill 10, S. Steele-8,
Ti Calderoni 10. A. McDonald 2,
M. Patrick-3.
Dave Copland left for the south
on Monday to take up a position
with the C. N. Steamships. Dave
has worked at the Hidden Creek
Mine for some time, during which
he made many friends who wish
him well in his new venture.
Mrs. D. Maclntominey, left on
Monday for Vancouver. She was
accompanied by her daughter, Miss
Jeanette Morley.
J. Zupiste arrived on Monday
from Vancouver and will spend
% short holiday here.
Mrs. M. Morrill arrived in town
on Monday from the south.
Wm. Duke arrived on Monday
from Prince Rupert where he has
spent a short holiday.
W. Feyer arrived back on Mon
day from a visit to Prince Rupert.
H. Smith, J. Johnston and H.
Brown arrived from Prince Rupert
on Monday.
Anyox Lodge, No. 47, B. P. O.
Elks will hold another of their
popular oard parties on Friday,
January 23rd.
Out in Hollywood they pick a
title and then make a play for it
The same system is used by some
American heiresses when they go
Ted Kergin left on Monday on
a visit to Vancouver.
Wm. Burke left last week for
Prince Rupert and may spend
some time there.
A. McGuire left on Monday for
the south.
The'card party to be given by
Mr. A. D. Yorke at'the Alice Arm.
Hotel will commence at 8.15 p.m.
instead of 8 o'clock this evening as
previously arranged.
Keep January 29th., free. Plan
to be at the Jennings' residence at
8 o'clock to play Bridge. Every
one is invited. A collection in aid
of the Church Building Fund.
A short hymn praotice will be
held at the residence of Rev. and
Mrs. W. B. Jennings this evening
at 7.30 p. m.   Everybody welcome.
Special Services at   United
Special Anniversary Services,
Sunday, January 18th.
Come and hear the voice of the
Moderator of the United Church of
Canada, The Rt. Rev. E. H.
Oliver, M.A., Ph.D.F.R.C.S.
Very Special Music.
Let this be a real Rally.
Monday night, January 19th.
at 6.30 o'clock. All members and
friends of the Congregation are invited to supper, after which a short
program will be given and reports
of the past year's work read, also
officers elected for the year 1931.
Birth at Anyox
Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. Pederson at the Anyox Hospital on
Tuesday, January 13th., a son.
Christ Church W. A. and
Guild Elect Offcers
At the annual meeting of Christ
Church W. A. and Guild held on
Tuesday, January 6th, the following officers were elected for tlie
year 1931. President: Mrs. J. S.
Brayfield, Vice President: Mrs. A.
R. Kent and Secretary-Treasurer:
Mrs. G. H. Stewart.
Advertise in the Herald
Consolidated Co. May
Acquire Copper
Considerable interest has been
aroused in mining circles as to
whether the Consolidated Mining
and Smelting Co. will take over the
Copper Mountain mine and the big
concentrating mill at Allenby, owned by the Granby Consolidated
Mining, Smelting and Power Co.
The Consolidated Co. are evidently desirous of" acquiring it
should everything meet with their
approval. The following is taken
from a recent issue of the Princeton Star, and shows that a transaction is possible.
"S. G. Blaycock, vice-president
and general manager of the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Co.
and W. M. Archibald, mines superintendent, spent two days at the
Copper Mountain property this
week and made a complete personal
examination of the whole mine.
"Their visit materially heightened
the interest in the Consolidated's
local activities, and is regarded as
an important point in the probability of the Tiail Company acquiring
the Granby operation.
"Messrs. Blaycock and Archibald
were accompanied  by two   other
Consolidated officials from Kimber-
ley,   both expert engineers.   The
examination • was   very   thorough,
and included both mine and mill.
"The visit of these men brought
the Consolidated's interest in this
property out of the realms of pure
speculation. Tremendous importance will hinge on their observations.
"A fortnight ago a party of eight
or ten Consolidated engineers visited the property and made a complete examination, hundreds of
pounds of samples being sent to
Trail for analysis.
"The Consolidated owns extensive
holdings in the Voight claims adjoining the Granby property; controls the West Kootenay Power and
Light Company, which supplies the
Copper Mountain and Allenby
plants; and has a strong affiliation
with the Canadian Pacific Railway,
which operates the Kettle Valley
line and Copper Mountain branch
line; and in addition the Consolidated has for some time been
anxious to divert to its Trail smelter the Allenby concentrates which
have been shipped to Tacoma for
the past two years," ALICE   ARM   AND  ANYOX  HERALD.   Saturday, January 17, 1931
Four Basic Industries of
Province Holding Average
Victoria, Jan. 10, 1931—While
returns for the year 1930 are still
necessarily incomplete, preliminary
estimates compare hopefully with
former years. It is true that revenues from the four basic indns
tries of the province will show
a falling off of about $25,000,000
from the abnormal year of 1929,
owing to decreased prices rather
than decrease of volume.    At the
Forestry $92,528,807
Agriculture 56,161.217
Mining 35,543,084
Fisheries 22,329,161
Total 206.662,269
It must be remembered that
1920 was a year of abnormal
prices following the war. This
accounts for the high values of
forestry returns as lumber prices
in that year reached the peak.
This is shown by the fact that
while financial returns were larger
the log scaling for 1920 showed
only 2,046,000,000 feet as against
approximately 2,360,000,000 for
1930. The same factor applies to
agriculture. While farm product
values were higher in 1920, quantity production was greater in
1925 with a smaller return.    It is
same time when the longer view is
taken aud the situation reviewed in
live year and ten year periods it
shows that the country has made
considerable progress within a decade. For the present year returns will be about $223,000,000 as
compared with $248,000,000 for
The following figures show the
changes within the past ten years:
1925 1930
81,941,000 85,000,000
48,951.514 60,000,000
61,492,242 55,000,000
22,414.618 23,000,000
214,799,374        223,000,000
gratifying to note that both in
quantity and value 1930 will show
a great advance in agriculture in
the past ten years. Mining returns will be about $20,000,000
and fisheries about $1,000,000 bet
ter than iu 1920. For the year
just closed the salmon pack has
been the best on record and the
fruit crop an abundant one.
These factors do much to counterbalance any falling off iu mining
and lumber, so that British Coluin
bia with its varied resources, can
support the present and face the
future with confidence and hope.
Exports of Canned Salmon
Shows Increase
For the first ten months of 1930
British Columbia exports of canned
salmon to Great Britain increased
both in quantity and value as compared with the same period of
1929. Exports for the first ten
mouths of 1930 amounted to 86.978
cwt., and values were $1,847,000.
an increase of about 22 per cent
over 1929.
Must Stabilize Silver To
Raise Price
It can with certainty be pre
dieted that until there is some
stabilizing force which can determine the price of silver so that it
can with safety be used in world
currencies, there can be no permanent solution of the silver problem.—Mining Congress Journal.
Subscribe to the Herald
Canada Will Refine Her
Own Copper
A year ago, Consolidated Company at Trail had the only copper
refinery in Canada and the great
bulk of Canada's copper had to
be exported for refining. In a few
weeks, practically all Canada's
copper will he refined in Canada.
The one big new refinery is now in
operation at Copper Cliff and by
April Noranda's new refinery will
be working at Montreal East,
With these two refineries go fabricating plants to manufacture the
refined copper into the finished
product of commerce,
Waiter—Mr. Brown's left his
umbrella again. I believe he'd leave
his head if it were loose."
Manager: "I dare say you're
right. I heard him say only yesterday he was going1 to Switzerland
for his lungs."
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
Big Increase In Silver
Production For
The following is taken from the
General Summary of the Preliminary Review of Mining Operations
for 1930 recently published by the
Department of Mines. It deals
with the silver and -copper production for 1930 and shows the source
of the bulk of these metals:
"Silver.—-The production of silver is estimated at 11,000,000 oz.,
as compared with 9,818,800 oz. in
1929, an increase ot 1,881,200 oz.,
or 19 per cent. This will be a new
high record for silver output in the
Province. The increase is mainly
due to an output of approximately
1.500,000 oz. from the Prosperity
mine at Stewart, a new producer
this year. In addition, the Premier made a larger production than
in 1929. A heavy decline was
registered from the Slocaii district,
where several former shippers
were closed down on account of
low metal prices.
"The value of the silver output
is estimated at $4,534,268 a decline
from the 1929   value of $722,002,
g^ANADIAN National offers
'■' many luxuries and comforts which add pleasure to
your trip South hy Steamer
or East hy Train.
S.S.i'Prince George" or S.S.
"Prince Rupert" leave Anyox
for Prince Rupert and Vancouver via Stewart, Wednesday at midnight.
Regular services to North
and South Queen Charlotte
Islands. Particulars of Railings, rates, etc., on request.
Passenger trains leave Prince
Rupert for Edmonton, Winnipeg and points East every
Monday, Wednesday and
Saturday at 11.30 a.m.
District Passenger Agent
Prince Rupert
For Information call or write Local
Agent, or write R. F. McNaughton,
General Passenger Agent, Prince
Rupert, B. C.
or 13.7 per cent. Thus, notwith
standing a reoord output, the
value, owing to the big drop in
silver prices, is less than any of the
last six years.
'The largest producer in the
Province is the Sullivan Mine,
followed by the Premier, with the
Prosperity in third place.
"The average price of silver for
the year is estimated at 38.426
cents an ounce, as compared with
52,993 cents in 1929, a decline of.
27.5 per cent.
Copper Production Declines
"Copper.—The output of copper
in 1930 is estimated at 92,000,000
lb„ valued at $11,928,720. This is
a decline in output of 9,483,857 lb.
and in value of $6,446,962.
"The decline in production is
accounted for the closing-down in
November of the Copper Mountain
mine and curtailment by the Hidden Creek mine, both owned by
the Granby Consolidated Mining
and Smelting Company. The de
crease was in part offset by in-
Continued on page  3
Retirement Closes
53 Years' Service
Over 53 years ago, a 14-year-old
boy joined the old Toronto,
Grey and Bruce Railway, as an
apprentice in the Motive Power
Department. Today, the retireir.ent
of Robert Preston, superintendent
of motive power, Eastern Lines.
Canadian Pacific Railway, closes 8
career which is something of an epic
in the Iv'stcrj
of Canadiar
railroading and
has extended
from one ocear
to the other in
many important appointments. Starting his actua'.
service with the
C. P. R.as soon
as the T. G.
and B. was
taken over by
the great Canadian system.
then in its own
infancy. Mr,
Preston, from machinist in 1884,
served in various parts of the
Dominion, successively, as locomotive foreman; master mechanic and
of motive power
on both Western and Eastern Lines. He
intends to make
his home in
Toronto, where
he is well known
and saw many
years of his long
He is suc-
ceeded by
George White-
ley, who has
been his assistant Bince 1916
and also has a
long record in the service of the
company, having started aB fireman,
at Fort William, Ont., in 1902. His
employment in various posts of the
Motive Power
however, has
taken him all
over the Prai-,
ries and Eastern Canada.
The post of
assistant superintendent of
motive power
on Eastern
Lines will be
filled by Alexander Peers,
who leaves his
appointment as
master mechanic of the British Columbia
District to come to Montreal for
his first experience of service in the
East. He joined up as a machinist
in the Winnipeg ShopB in 1909, and
his various posts, hitherto, have all
been West of Fort William.       680
Anyox Community
The Council of the League
meets on the Second and
Fourth Wednesday of each
month, in Recreation Hall,
at 7 p.m.
Al. Falconer
Alice Arm
Baggage, Freighting, Pack
and Saddle Horses
Slab Wood Cut any Length
Every Order Given
Immediate Attention
Business Lots from $200 to
Residential Lots from $50
to $300
Agent for Alice Arm Mining
and Development Co.
Printing: :
High class printing ol all
descriptions promptly and
:   : neatly executed   :   :
Pamphlets      Programmes
Posters   Letterheads
Envelopes   Billheads
'    Admission Tickets
Etc.   Etc.
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Prompt delivery on every
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Herald Printing Office
Alice Arm
(Form V)
Certificate ov Improvements
"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. Farmihar, Free Miner's Certificate No. 45409-Ds Alexander Plaver,
Free Miner's Certificate No. 40019;
Joseph Newton McPhee, Free Miner's
Certificate No. 35899-D, and Miles
Donald, agent, Free Miner's Certificate No. fl218n*C, intend, sixty
days from the date hereof to
apply to the Mining Recorder for a
Certificate of Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant
of the above claim.
And further take notice thataction,
under section 85, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 27th. day of October
A. D„ 1080.
Agent. ALICE   ARM  AND  ANYOX   HERALD.  Saturday, January 17, 1931
Big Increase In Silver Production for 1930
Continued from Page 2
creased production from the Britannia mine,  which will in 1930
make a record, output,
"The tremendous drop in copper
price during the year from an
average of 18.107 cents a pound in
1929 to 12.966 cents in 1930 is
largely responsible for the big
decline in the value of the copper-
output, and has resulted in greatly
decreased profits for the two main
copper companies of the Province."
Canadian Census Will Be
Taken Next June
June is the month set for taking
the 10' year census of Canada's population, it is learned.
A certain Saturday night will
be specified and a record obtained
of all persons who slept in each
dwelling on that night.
Officials will also take the lists
of those who sleep in boats and
trains in transit in the Dominion.
The census will be taken by elec
torial districts. A chief enumerator will be appointed for each of
the country's 242 electoral districts
and under him house-to-house canvassers will function.
It will probably take several
days to complete the canvass, but
the information required will per
tain to those who slept in the
house on the Saturday night
specified in advance
A Private Income of
$100 a month for Life
—$100 A
—$100 A
... from age 55!
Just picture it.
At 55, while still well and vigorous, to
come into a private income (over and
above other revenues), guaranteed for
the rest of your life, of $100 a month.
You simply make yearly or half-yearly
deposits of an agreed amount for a
specified period, at the end of which you
begin toreceiveamonthly income for life.
That's only part of the story.
If, meanwhile, through sickness or accident you should become totally disabled, you cease paying premiums and
receive $100 a month during such
disability. At age SS, the regular income of $100 a month, unimpaired,
comes into effect.
Look how your family is protected.
Should you die at any time before
reaching SS, your family receives
This Is but one example of a variety of plans which the Sun Life of
Canada has for every age, condition, and amount. Fill In and forward this form (which Involves you in no obligation) and exact
figures suited to your individual need will be sent you.
Montreal, Canada.
Without obligation on my part please send full particulars of
your $ 100-a-month-for-life plan as outlined in your advertisement
in ~	
(Name of paper)
Name (Mr., Mrs. or Miss)	
Address (Street) (City)	
S. J. Jabour, Northern B. C. Representative
Jas. L. Stewart, Anyox, B. C.
To Command New Canadian Pacific Giant
''■  I* ■ *1!n *
/Captain R. O. Latta, more familiarly known to trans-
v/Atlantic passengers as "Jock" Latta, hat been
selected to command the new 42,500-ton Canadian
Pacific linei Empress oi Britain, The promotion comes
to Captain Latta after 26 years' service with the
Canadian Pacific Steamships, which he joined in 1904
with the rank ot 4th officer. In the next six vears
Captain Latta sailed with several shipt and eventually
became chief officer ot the Montezuma in 1910. The
expiration of seven years as chief officer Raw hie promotion to commander ot the Monmouth. Six years later,
ln 1928, he anticipated promotion to the crack ship of
' the fleet by his appointment to her namesake, the
EmpreBS of Britain, which was later renamed the
Montroyal. After a short interlude on the Empress ot
Scotland, the Scottish shipmaster went to the Empress
of Australia, command of which he relinquished after
conveying Premier R. B. Bennett to the Imperial
Conference, in order to "stand by" the new Empress oi
Britain during the last stageB of hei construction.
During his many years as commander of Canadian
Pacific liner; on the St. Lawrence seaway, Ciiptain
Latta has conveyed many famous people across the
Atlantic, numbering amongst his more distinguished
friends H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, who launched his
new command; Prince George, the Duke of Gloucester,
Lord and Lady Willingdon, Rt. Hon. Stanley Baldwin,
Rt. Hon. L. C. M. S. Amery, Rt. Hon. Winston
Churchill, Baron Byng ot Vimy, former Governor-
General of Canada and commandet ol the Canadian
Coips in France; Prime Minister Ferguson, of Ontario,
Lord Dawson ol Fenn, physician-in-ordinary to H.M.
the King, and many others distinguished in the fields of
finance, politic.! and art.
The Empress of Britain, which will make her maiden
voyage to Quebec next June, is here shown in an artistic
presentation cf what she will look like when she enters
service next June.   Captain Latta is inset.
A Product of B.C.
..wHsSsbJ MILK
/CANADIAN housewives
(i — .      ^ have come to know that
J^PRODUCTOFCAI^W 3      they can depend on Nestlb'S
"** —' "***" Evaporated Milk—a product of
Canada. For this delicious,
creamy milk never varies ia
quality. Pure cow's milk,
uniformly rich; made
safe by sterilization;
kept safe by sealing ia
airtight containers.
■CGISTERED        11
TALL size
BABY size
*■* •)CGi«iEMO     IfeSag a
NESTLE'S— World's
Largest Producers and
Sellers of Condensed emd
Evaporated Mills.
Why get wet when we carry a hill line of Waterproof
Clothing, including Men's Raincoats for dress wear; also
Slicker Coats and Hats, Mackinaw Shirts and Coats,
Rubber Boots and Shoes in all lengths..
Our prices are very reasonable.     Inspect our
Large Stock.
General Merchants, Anyox
West side of Smelter
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
3E^=n=ir-ii ii "—IRC3C3C
Candies. Stationery, Proprietary
Medicines, Toilet Articles, Etc
W. M. CummingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papen
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
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.
1. Library 3. Organized Sports
2. Reading Rooms     4. Excursions
To keep these going we need your membership and your patronage
Advertise in the Herald ALICE  ARM  AND  ANYOX  HERALD.  Saturday, January 17, 1931
See "The Texan" At
Tonight's Show
Swinging his sombrero and shout
ing with joy, "The Texan," comes
galloping into town for a day's
stay at the Anyox Theatre. "The
Texan," himself, is Gary Cooper.
He brings the thrills and spectacle
and daring romance of the big
' open spaces to this town. "The
Texan" is Paramount's new talking Western epic.
With Fay Wray as his leading
woman, Cooper interprets the true
spirit of the plains. As the Llano
Kid, a young, dare devil bandit, he
accepts the proposal of a crooked
gambler to go to South America
and there pose as the long-lost son
of a wealthy and aristocratic I>vifl-
ow. In the pampas country of
South America, he meets the beautiful niece of the charming and
lovable old lady, and falls in love
twice. Unable to rob the old lady
and her niece, he fights to escape
his bargain with the gambler.
There is action and great drama
iu this story which is adapted from
a stirring 0' Henry tale, "A Double Dyed Deceiver." It is produced
on a big scale in a tremendously
spectacular outdoor locale. The
interesting days of pioneer Texas
are authentically pictured in the
opening scenes, and the curious
customs of Spanish love-making
are seen in detail iu the South
American setting. A lilting touch
of humor keeps the entertainment
ou a thoroughly enjoyable plane.
Mr.' H. M. Mayfield, formerly
supervisor of the Seattle Goodwill
Industries, is the guest of Rev. aud
Mrs. Bushfield, en route from
Southern California, where a survey was made by him, of Social
Service agencies along the Pacific
Two slight errors were made in
the publication of this item last
A Straight Talk on Situation
of Silver
England Will Use B. C. Rail-
Road Ties
Railway ties of Douglas fir have
boon submitted to a most exacting
test by the Forest Products Laboratories in London, England. They
have been declared highly satisfactory, and one result is that enquiries
are now being made through the
British Columbia Government representative there for about 300,-
Notwithstanding all the talk
about the low price of this once
precious metal, silver has been
going to new low levels in  price
United States first realized the
effect of the slump through its
produoing industry, when its sil
ver mines shut down and its miners
went idle. Great Britain is now
realizing the effect of the low
prices through her decreasing
foreign trade, when India can buy
half as well as China and other
Eastern peoples, on acoount of the
halved value of silver. A new
low for all time has been registered
this last month when silver touched the 28c mark. Common sense
will doubtless intervene between
golf games and horse racing in due
time, to the plight of more than
half of the world's population.
Then silver will be called in to
assist gold in carrying the burden
of the world's trade.—Mining and
Industrial Record.
Would the party or parties
who took papers from the
home of Samuel S. Moore,
by mistake, kindly mail them
to P.'O. Box C, Anyox, B. C.
No questions will be asked.
B.  P. O.  ELKS
Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
Meets every second and fourth Monday ol
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, eic.
on application to club manager
Bread,  Cakes, Pastry,
I will accept bids in writing A
for that pile of second-hand "
lumber on  platform  east of
railway, in front of the residence of the late Mr. John
Stark.   Bids will be received
until    noon    January    24th.
Highest bid takes it.
For the Executrix.
Office:   Oppoiite Liquor Store
M. M. STEPHENS & Co. Ltd.
The oldest Financial Office in Northern B. C.
Prince Rupert Assessment District
that a Court of Revision and Appeal
under the provisions of the Taxation
Act and Amendments thereof and
"Public Schools Act" respecting the
assessment rolls for the Prince Rupert Assessment District for the year
1931, will lie held at the Provincial
Assessor's Office, in the Court House
Building, Prince Rupert, B, 0., on
Tuesday, the 27th. day of January,
11)31, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon.
DATED at Prince Rupert, B. C,
January 10th. 1031.
J. ti. McLENNAN,
Judge of tbe Court of Revision
and Appeal.
Pack Trains, Saddle Horses
and Heavy Teams
No Contraot too Large or
too Small
British Columbia
Department of Mines
You are invited to apply to the Department of Mines,  Victoria, B.C.,
for the latest authoritative information
regarding   mining   development   in
British Columbia.
Annual Reports, Bulletins and Maps are
available free of charge, upon application to
For Results, Advertise in the
(form P.)
Certificate op Improvements
"Bunker Hill No. 1," "Bunker Hill
Fraction," "Couger" and "Rocket"
Mineral Claims, situate in the Naas
River Mining Division of Cassiar District.
Where located:—On Granite Creek,
about 7 miles from Alice Arm.
TAKE NOTICE that I, W. B. Bower, F. M. C. 62146-0, agent for Joseph
E. Trethewey P. M. C. 35277-D, William Gray l'\ M. C. 35278-D, and Robert W. Harris P. M. 0. No. 35279-D,
intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to tho Mining Recorder
for a Certificate of Improvements for
the purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant of the above claims.
And further take notice thataction,
under section 85, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 20th. day of October,
A. D. 1030.
W. B. BOWER, Agent.
Drug Department
Parke Davis Cod Liver Oil, 16 oz bottle, $1.25.
Parke Davis Viosterol, 75 drops in a dropper bottle, 75c.
Viosterol, by actual test is standardized to have a vitamin D (anti-rachitic) potency,
equal to 250 times it weight of good, High Grade Cod Liver Oil. For pale, listless,
underweight children or run down adults, the daily use of a few drops of Viosterol, taken
with or after meals will usually show satisfactory results in a week or so. Ask the
Doctor about Viosterol.    He knows.
Parke Davis Irradol-Malt, One Pound bottle, $1.25.
This palatable combination of Viosteral and Malt gives you the combined nutrative values
of each in a form which is very pleasing to the taste.
We have a good selection of stamped needle work for yon to do in yonr leisure time.
45 inch Runners, in Art Weave and Linen, Ecru, good designs,  price 90c.
40 inch Centers in Ecru Linen, price $1.05 to $1.75.
Pillow Cases, per pair, price $1.50 to $1.95.
Cushion Tops, Unbleached Cotton, price 30c.
36 inch Tea Cloths in unbleached cotton, also a good quality near linen, price 60c. to 90c.
54 inch Tea Cloth in Heavy Unbleached Cotton, price $1.95.
Stamped Tea Aprons, price each 35c.
Many other attractive pieces at reasonable prices.
Men's Dept
A wide variety in Men's Shirts in sep>
urate collar, and collar attaohed styles.
Numerous neat and varied patterns from
which to ohoose, Made from fine quality
Broadoloth, Madras and Oxford materials. Sizes from 14% to 17^. Price
range from $2.25.
Hardware Dept
A Rug in fronj; of your fire place, heater,
or in your bedroom always adds a touch
of comfort and warmth to the room.
We have a nice assortment of throw-
down rugs in all sizes and patterns that
we are sure will suit your home furnish,
ings.    Priced from 60c to $9.00.


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