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Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
1   $2.50 a Year
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VOL. 10,   NO. 32
Alice Arm, B. C, Saturday, November 22, 1930
5 cents each.
Funeral   of    Bonanza
Victims Held On
The bodies of five of the victims
, of the Bonanza disaster, James
Grant, C. P. Johnstone, Alfred
Palm, Charles Mitchell and Paul
Anderson were laid to rest at the
Anyox Cemetery on Saturday
afternoon, November 15th. The
body of R. Luikkonen who met his
death during the week while hunting was also interred.
Never before has Anyox witnessed the sad 'speotacle of six
coffins being borne to the local
cemetery at one time. A large
number of people attended to pay
their last respects to the departed.
The procession left the morgufi
at 3 p. in. Silently and slowly it
bore the bodies to the little cemetery on the hill and as the service
was being conducted and the coffins lowered into the graves, a.
blinding snow storm obliterated
everything. Silently the people
left the gravesides, and tears stood
in many sorrowful eyes as the service was concluded.
The service was conducted by
Rev. J. S. Brayfield of the Anglican Church, and Rev. F. Bushfield
of the United Church. Men from
the Bonanza mine acted as pallbearers to their former fellow
Granby Closes Copper
Mountain Plant
Princeton Star
The Granby Consolidated Mining Smelting and Power Company
has announced that the Allenby
operations will be temporarily suspended from November 15. While
at this time a statement on the
matter is impractical, it is under
stood that the olosure will remain
until there is a definite improvement in copper prices. It may be
from three to six months, in the
general local opinion.
The decision is a serious industrial blow to the community and
means that over 600 men will be
thrown out of work at the Copper
Mountain Mine and Allenby mill.
In addition, a branch line of the
Kettle Valley Railway was maintained. The annual payroll of the
Granby Co. here was $1,000,000.
The property is the largest under
development locally, and has a
spotted history. Acquired by the
Granby Company about 1925 it
has had a splendid run of success. It was closed following the
post-war copper slump.
.; Princeton Board of Trade has
wired Hon. W. A. McKenzie, looal
member at Victoria, to urge some
local relief assistance.
Basketball Gaines Played This Week
. The basketball games played on
Thursday evening, November 13th.
were well contested, and some
good basketball was witnessed, especially in the last two games.
The floor was extremely slippery,
and proved a handicap to some ot
the players.
The Smelter overwhelmed the
Orphans by the score of 19 points
to 6.
The High School girls beat the
Pats 10 points to 6.
The chief game was between the
Shieks and Micos, and was closely
contested. The Micos won this
strenuously fought game by only
one point. The score was: Sheiks
17, Mioos 18.
The games played on Monday
night resulted as follows:
The Buds and Blossoms drew
with 11 points eaoh.
The Smelter again beat the Orphans by a big margin, the score
being 26-14. J. Ion was the top
scorer for the Smelter, and W.
Shields, a newcomer to the Orphans, obtained most of the points
for the losers.
The Celts beat the Sheiks by 19
points. Calderoni was the most
successful scorer.
Memorial Service For
Bonanza Victims
A memorial service for the victims of the Bonanza disaster was
held in the Recreation Hall on
Friday evening, November 14th.
A large number of people were
present, and the service was very
impressive. It was conducted by
Rev. J. S. Brayfield of the Angli
can Churoh and Rev. F. Bushfield
of the United Church. Rev. Bushfield delivered a very appropriate
The singing was led by the
members of the Anyox Choral
Society, and the hymns were: ''O
God our Help in Ages Past,"
"Rock of Ages," aud "Abide with
At the^close of the service everyone stood in silence while Mr. F
Dresser played the "Dead March
from Saul" on the piano.
Convicted Of Intoxication
John Jackson, of Anyox, who
was charged with intoxication,
appeared before Stipendary Magistrate W. F. Eve on Tuesday. He
was fined $25.00 and costs or 14
days in jail.   The fine was paid.
A   Call   For   Aid
Subscription Lists are now
open to raise a fund to provide
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.
Charity Begins At Home
Billiard Notes of The
The final game of the Beach Pool
Room Billiard Handicap Tourna
ment was played on Saturday
evening between Mat Carey aud
J. Carr. Mat came from behind
to win by 55 points in a match of
250 up. The excellent game played by both was a delight to the
crowd of fans that watched the
The Billiard League is also going
strong. The Elks are leading the
Boiler Shop by a small margin, the
Mine being a close third.
Owing to the success of the first
of the General Office tournaments,
several others will be run during
the winter months. Jimmy Stewart won the last tournament, beating Fred Faulkner in the final.
Fund Being Raised For
Bonanza Disaster
Badminton Club Tournament
Mr. G. M. McLeod arrived from
Prince George on Monday's boat.
Sale of Home Cooking
The Mine Ladies Aid of the
United Church will hold a tea and
sale of home cooking in the Mine
School House, on Tuesday next,
November 25 at 2.30 p.m.
Large Number Attend
Funeral of Lee
The body of Mr. Lee O'Connor
who met his death at the accident
at the Bonanza Mine, was laid to
rest at the Alice Arm cemetery on
Sunday. The esteem in which the
deceased was held was shown by
the large attendance at the funeral
service and graveside ceremonies.
Practically the entire population
of Alice Arm was present and also
a number of brother Elks from
Anyox Lodge, No. 47, of which the
deceased was a member.
The body was conveyed to Alice
Arm   by the Granby Company's
launch "Granby."   Fourteen members of the B. P. O. Elks accom
panied the body.
The funeral service was held at
2 p.m. in T. W. Falconer's hall.
The service was conducted by Rev.
F. Bushfield of the United Church,
Anyox, who also aocompanied the
body from Anyox. The coffin was
covered by many beautiful floral
tributes from friends of the deceased.
Following the service the body
was conveyed to the cemetery
where a short service was held
by Rev. Bushfield. The impressive
funeral service of the Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks followed, and was conducted by Chaplain Ed. Ashton. Many an eye was
moist as our. late esteemed citizen
was laid to rest in the peaceful
cemetery at the foot of McGrath
The pallbearers were all members of the B. P. O. Elks, who were
or had been residents of Alice Arm
land intimate friends of the   deceased.
The Anyox Badminton Club
will hold a mixed doubles tourna
ment handicap at the Gymnasium
on Wednesday evening, November
26. Net Proceeds will be devoted
to the Bonanza Relief Fund.
Jack MacCounachie who is
spending a vacation in the south
has been doing a lot of flying lately, and has secured both private
and commercial licenses. The
latter he obtained on November 5.
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T. W Falconer, returned on
Monday from a visit to Mrs.
Falconer and family in Vancouver.
While in the south he received
medioal treatment, and returned
much improved in health.
Mrs. Partington, sister of the
late Mr. Lee O'Connor arrived on
Monday from Nanaimo on a visit
to Mrs. O'Connor and returned
home on Wednesday.
.Mrs. Dale, accompanied by her
son arrived on Monday from Red
Deer, Alberta, on a visit to her
daughter, Mrs. L. O'Connor. She
will spend some time here.
Mrs, J. Wier and Mrs. G. Anderson will be hostesses at a card
party to bo held at the Alice Arm
Hotel this evening, commencing at
8.15 p.m. Refreshments will be
served. A silver collection will be
taken and donated to the Building
Fund of the Anglican Church.
Everyone welcome.
All those desiring to contribute
to the Bonanza Relief Fund will
have an opportunity to do so next
week. A subscription list will be
placed in T. W. Falconer's store
this evening. Please contribute as
early as possible as the list will be
sent in at an early date.
A Relief Fund has been formed
for the purpose of providing relief
for the dependents of those who
met deatli in the Bonanza disaster
on November 10th.
A meeting was held on Friday
evening, November 14th. for the
purpose of organizing a fund. The
meeting was attended by representatives from almost every organization in Anyox. The following committee was elected to take
charge of the affairs and handle all
collections and disbursements. C.
O. Fricker, chairman; D. M. Sinclair, secretary-treasurer; Mrs. D.
C. Roy, Messrs. B. M. Buck and
H. E. Doelle.
Subscription lists have been
placed at different places at the
Beaoh and Mine, and a request for
a list has also been made from
Alice Arm.
At the present time it is known
that three of those killed have left
The people of Anyox are showing a ready response to the call for
aid and subscriptions are steadily
piling up. Everyone is donating
whatever they can afford, realizing
that although times are hard,
those who are left without any
support whatever, are facing a
much more.serious problem.
Card Party and Dance Was
Greatly Enjoyed
Advertise in the Herald
The card party and dance given
by the ladies of the Catholic
Church on November 13th was
well attended, and everyone spent
an enjoyable evening. One half
of the proceeds were devoted to the
Bonanza Relief Fund.
Mrs. Garvey and Mrs. Pinkney
were top scorers for the ladies in
the Whist Drive, aud Mrs. Garvey
cut highest card in the draw to
win first prize. Mrs. Tierney was
rewarded with a prize for the
lowest score. Mr. Wynne won the
men's first prize, while Mr. Mike
Martinko earned the consolation
prize for his low score.
Harry Ward's Orchestra provided the music for the dance
which followed card playing.
We wish to thank our many
friends for their kindness and help
during our recent sad bereavement.
Mrs. Lee O'Connor, Jerry, Peggy
and Bobby, and Mrs. J. J. Dale and
A. H. Dale.
Considerable progress has been
made with the Miniature Golf
Course at the Elks' Hall and this
should be open for playing in the
very near future.
Subscribe to the Herald ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD.   Saturday, November 22,  1930
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Arm and Anyox $2.50 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, $2.75
British Isles and United States, $3.00
Notices for Crown Grants -   -   $15.00
Land Notices -'-."'-..,."      $15.00
Transient Advertisingi 50c. per inch
Contract Bates on Application.
E. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
The most cheering news that
has come to this district for the
past six months is the recent rise
Annual Report of Toric
Mines Co. Ltd.
in the price of copper. Last weekend copper suddenly advanced
from 9^ to 12 cents per pound.
A few days later it dropped a few
points, but latest advices state that
the price is now ranging from 11 %
to 12 cents. Copper at 91/* cents
a pound was causing some apprehension locally, and the rise in
price has been the cause of much
satisfaction. Copper at 12 cents
a pound will relieve the large
majority of people here of any anxiety regarding the future as continued operations are assured. If
the metal advances another few
cents, the hard times prevailing
throughout the world will not be
very keenly felt locally.
The people of Anyox and Alice
Arm are being given an opportunity of alleviating the distress of
the dependents of the men killed
in the Bonanza mine disaster. Although money is not as plentiful as
previously, and many families are
forced to watch closely the expen
diture of every dollar, it should be
remembered that those whose sup
porters were suddenly snatched
away are in a far worse predicament. We should endeavor to
place ourselves in the position of
those who have lost a husband or
father and then donate as liberally
as possible.
Government Safeguarding
Unemployment Fund
No contributions from the Dom
inion government for direct unemployment relief can be made except
on the receipt of certified accounts
of disbursements by municipalities
approved and endorsed by the provincial governments concerned.
This is the reply of Hon. Senator
Gideon Robertson, minister of
labor, to telegraphed requests from
Premier Tolmie of British Columbia
for immediate allocation of part of
the $4,000,000 direct relief fund.
Annual report of H. R. Budd,
president of Toric Mines Co. Ltd.,
states that owing to the very
serious drop in the price of silver
all work at the mine was stopped in
the spring. In accordance with the
agreement with Britannia Mining &
Smelting Co. Ltd. a new company
(Torbrit Mining Co. Ltd.) was
formed in which Britannia holds 75
per cent, of the stock and Toric 25
per cent.
Development work carried on
by Britannia until operations were
suspended had been encouraging,
stated Mr. Budd, adding that from
all the work accomplished it is
calculated that there is indicated
tonnage of approximately 500,000
tons of ore which may be won from
the mine.
Insufficient work has been done
to arrive at an exact essay, but it is
indicated that it may run between
13 and 17 ounces in silver per ton.
Until such time as the price of
silver increases to a point where
operations can be carried on at a
profit, no further development or
other work will be done. In the
meantime, a caretaker is in charge
of the property.
The balance sheet, Sept. 30, 1930
shows cash on hand at $134.04
Other assets are 750,000 shares
Torbrit Mining Co. at $1 each,
book value at $703,188.52; administrative and general expenses $3,-
672.40; discount and commission
on sale of shares, $78,606.21.
Liabilities include sundry credi
tors $1,984.64; interest accrued on
bonded debt, 8 per cent debentures,
$6,792.07; of the $60,000 of 8 per
cent, debentures authorized, $56,-
300 are issued while the balance of
$3,700 are deposited with Bank of
Nova Scotia for escrow purposes
under the terms of an option agree-
What is considered the most pre
tentious musical comedy ever produced since the advent of talking
pictures, plays tonight. Saturday,
November 22 at the Beach Theatre.
It is Radio Pictures' lavish, technicolor production of "Hit the Deck"
Fourteen well known stage and
screen players compose the cast
which is headed by Polly Walker,
Follies beauty, and Jack Oakie,
the sensational new comedian1.
Four in the list were brought directly from New York to Hollywood to appear in the pipture.
Nine songs are included in the
musical repertoire of the story.
The "Hallelujah" song, a solo in
Manitoba Will Burn Alberta
Coal This Winter
Ottawai Nov. 15; (Special to
the Herald.) One hundred thousand tons of new coal business has
developed in the Manitoba market
as a result of the subvention made
last spring in the movement of
Alberta and British Columbia coal
eastward, according to Mr. F. S.
Neate, secretary of the Dominion
Fuel Board. Every steam coal
mine in Alberta has benefited, says
Mr. Neate. British Columbia
operators are expected in Ottawa
in the near future for a conference
on methods of improving their
the stage version, has become an
entire sequence sung by 100 negro
ment   with   Britannia   Mining   &
Smelting Co. Ltd.
Authorized capital consists of
200,000 shares of $5 each of which
144,190 shares were subscribed or
allotted, amounting to $720,950.
On these shares $428.50 remains
Polite Soul: "Can I pick it up
for you ma'am?"
Petulant Shopper: "I doubt it,
young man; them was eggs."
We carry at all times a Full Line of First Class
Groceries;   also Heavy and  Shelf Hardware.
Clothes,   Boots,   Shoes   and   llubbers   of   all
descriptions.   A large stock to choose from
Alice Arm
Including Meals and Berth.
Anyox to Prince Rupert and
Return, $13.35
Ticket! on Sale up to  Feb   28th,  1931.
Return Limit March 31st.
For Information call or write
Prince Rupert, B.C
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LIFE is at its noontide now.
Youth and vigour, the ability to earn and the freedom to spend
—all are yours now.
Evening follows noonday.
Will the evening of your life be
happy and peaceful?
Will you be assured of all the
comforts and some of the luxuries then? '
You will if you LOOK AHEAD
and PLAN.
The little that you will scarcely
miss now, invested in the Sun
Life Policy best suited to your
X requirements, will bring you
splendid returns when your earning days are over. And in the
meantime, those dear to you will
be fully protected.
Talk over your assurance problems with a Sun Life man.
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 Ann
Baggage, Freighting, Pack
and Saddle Hones
Slab Wood Cut any Length
Every Order Given
Immediate Attention
S. J. Jabour, Northern B. C. Representative
Jas. L. Stewart, Anyox, B. C.
Business Lots from $200 to
Residential Lots from $50
to $300
Agent for Alice Arm Mining
and Development Co.
Bert Shelton, Deceased
all persons having claims against the
Estate ot Bert Shelton, late of Anyox,
in the Province of British Columbia,
deceased, who died on or about the
26th. day of August, 1030, are required on or before the first day of December, 1930, to deliver or send by
prepaid letter, full particulars of their
claims, duly verified, to The Toronto
General Trusts Corporation, the executor of the Estate of the suid late
Bert Shelton, at its office, corner of
Pender and Seymour Streets, Vancouver. British Columbia, AND TAKE
NOTICE thatafter the last mentioned
date the executor will proceed to
distribute the assets of the estate
among the persons entitled thereto,
having regard only to the claims of
which they then have had notice.
DATED at Vancouver, B. O this
20th. day of October, 1030.
Executor of the Estate of Bert Shelton, Deceased.
Solicitors for   the   estate   of   Bert
Shelton, Deceased.
(Form F)
Certificate oir 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. Farquhar, Free Miner's Certificate No. 45409-D; Alexander Player,
Free Miner's Certificate No. 40010;
Joseph Newton McPhee, Free Miner's
Certificate No. 85899-D, and Miles
Donald, agent, Free Miner's Certificate No. 62186C, intend sixty
days from the date hereof to
apply to the Mining Recorder for a
Certificate of Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining u 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. da* of October,
A. D„ 1030.
Agent. vt
ALICE  ARM   AND  ANYOX  HERALD.   Saturday, November 22, 1930
Prosperity   Mine    Shipping
Much Good Ore
Prosperity Mine, in which Premier Gold holds a 76 per cent, interest, earned a net profit of $12,211.
61 in September, states the official
report or at the rate of $8.06 per
In spite of the very low silver
prices which have prevailed, the
statement shows that Prosperity
has made a net profit of $171,907.
11 in the 11 mnnths it has been in
operation. This is at the rate of
The gross smelter value of production in the 11 months was $462,
677,26. Production cost amounted
to $289,552.36 and miscellaneous
costs to $1,217.79 leaving net profit
at $171,907.11.
Ottawa—Canada will produce
45,262,000 cwt. of potatoes this
season, according to a forecast of
the Dominion Bureau of Statistics.
Last year the crop was 39,930,000
May  Change  Directors Of
C, N. Railway
The general understanding in
government circles is that some
changes in the board of directors of
the Canadian National Railway will
be made soon after Premier Bennett
returns from London where he has
been attending the Imperial Conference.
Officials declined to comment on
the rumor that Rt. Hon. Arthur
Meighen would be asked to accept
the chairmanship of the board.
According to this rumor, Mr. Meighen would be asked to take the
chairmanship while Sir Henry
Thornton retained the presidency.
M. M. STEPHENS & Co. Ltd.
The oldest Financial Office in Northern B. C.
Advertise in the Herald
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Christmas (lifts
Before deciding to purchase your Curistmas Gifts
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
LEW  LUN & Co.
General Merchants, Anyox West side of Smelter
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
Candies, Stationery, Proprietary
Medicines, Toilet Articles, Etc.
W. M. ClimmingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papers
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
Picture Show for 25 c.
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
Riding on the Roof of the Rockies
Shadow Lake under the Shadow of Mt. Ball
A mong the most spectacular of the Trail Rides
ever attempted in the Canadian Rockies will be
the one proposed to start August 8 and lasting 18
days, to take in a long distance ride to the Columbia
Icefield from Lake Louise. This icefield is the
largest body of glacial ice left on the North American
continent covering 150 square miles and surrounded
by peaks from ten to twelve thousand feet in height.
The ride will be from Lake Louise up the Bow Valley to Bow Lake, over Bow Pass and by the Mistaya
Valley past Waterfowl Lakes to the North Saskatchewan River, then up the Alexandra River _Valley
to Castleguard and the Columbia Icefields.^ Only
Trail Riders holding at least the silver button, em
blematic of completion of 100 miles of trail riding,
will be permitted to join the expedition, since all
taking part must satisfy the committee that they
will not prove a burden to the rest of the party.
For less experienced Trail Riders, or those who
cannot spare the time, there will be a four-day ride
starting from Banff August 1 and ending at Castle
Mountain Bungalow Camp. It will take in the Egypt
Lake district, which will be accessible for the first
time this summer, so that those participating in thia
ride may regard themselves as pioneers. > Beautiful
Shadow Lake under Mount Ball will be the camp sit*
of the riders on the second day out and, in all, seven
glacier-fed lakes will be on the route of the trail.
tt7 HEN the Canadian Pacific liner
Empress of France and the
Pacific Salvage Company's big
■team tug Salvage King rubbed
sides near the entrance to Victoria
Harbour recently greetings were
exchanged'between two principal
actors in an outstanding drama of
Canadian seamanship. They were
Captain Bunker, former master of
the freighter Havilah, and Captain
1 J. H. Hewison, master of the Salvage King, the former being a
passenger on the giant passenger
The tug after sixty days out of
her own port was returning after
performing the heroic feat of towing the disabled freighter Havilah
from Dutch Harbour, Alaska, to
Osaka, Japan,0through days of
constant gales, terrific seas and
under almost every kind of marine
handicap, a distance of 3,100 miles
Inset, Captain J. M. Hewison of tho
Salvage Kins, which la Been above, left,
the Canadian Pacific 8.S. Empress of
France. *»
in the treacherous Bering Sea and
stormy North Pacific.
At one time with fifty-foot waves
dashing over both vessels and only
a fitful moon peering through
snow-filled darkness, the deckload
of lumber on the 9,000 ton Havilah
shifted and her steering gear went
awry and she listed over fast. The
"S.O.S." and fateful message "Wo
are sinking" went out by morse to
the little 1,000 ton Salvage King,
lifeboats were swung out, and men
stood by ready to sever the steel
tow line with an acetylene torch.
The freighter survived the storm,
however, and was towod through
gales and mountainous seas for
nine more days to Osaka, Japan,
covering 3,100 miles in 25 days.
When she met the Empress of
Prance, on which the cap'tain and
crew of the freighter were passengers, she was completing a voyage of 10,000 miles after having
performed a task that no other
salvage vessel on the Pacific had
been able to undertake. ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD.   Saturday, November 22, 1930
Inquest Held  On  Bonanza
An inquest as to the cause of
death of the men killed at the
Bonanza mine on November 10th,
was held last week previous to the
funerals. It was adjourned until
Saturday afternoon, and upon the
arrival of T. J. Shenton, mines
inspector, was resumed. The verdict brought in was to the effect
that the disaster was caused by a
landslide during a wind and rain
storm which wrecked the bunkhouse the deceased were occupying at the time.
Lieutenant-Governor   Sends
Message of Condolence
On receipt of the news of the
Bonanza tragedy, Lieutenant-Governor R. R. Bruce wired a letter of
condolence to the management of
Granby Oo. which is as follows:
"Much shocked over the tragic
accident at the Bonanza. Please
accept and convey my deepest
sympathy to the bereaved."
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Fred A. Brown, who has recently recovered from a severe illness left on Monday for Stewart.
Sid. Hopkins returned to Anyox
from Copper Mountain on Monday
where he has been working for
the Granby Co. until the close
down of operations there.
S. Mazuradge arrived from Vancouver on Monday.
The following arrived on Monday from Prince Rupert: M. Koe-
ingsberg, R. D. Purvis, Eddie
Smith' J. G. Millichamp, Frank
Mikeli, J. Antic, B. ZukofF and
Harold Brown.
J.    Shenton    returned
Prince Rupert on Monday after
attending inquest of Bonanza vie
W. Robinson of the Coke Plant
left for a vacation in the south on
Mrs. Blain, left for Prince
Rupert after spending several days
on business in Anyox.
T. Sullivan, who sustained injuries early this year in an accident
at the Coke Plant, left for Vancouver on Monday for treatment
by a specialist.
H   M.   SELFE
Office:   Oppotite Liquor Store
Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
Meets every second and fourth Monday of
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
What would happen to them
if you were to die? These are
serious questions answered by
membership in the Family"
Beneficiary Society of Vancouver, B.C.
Amazingly cheap. No salaries. No great overhead
costs.   Write for information.
Leigh Spencer Building
553 Granville Street,
Vancouver, B. C.
Bread, Cakes, Pastry,
Pack Trains, Saddle Horses
and Heavy Teams
No Contract too Large or
too Small
British Columbia
Department of Mines
Every ton of British Columbia coal 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 fund 'which
otherwise would leave the Province.
It means, if every B. C. user of ooal will use local coal,
that the Vancouver Island, Nicola-Princeton, 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 coal which fills their bins this
Annual Reports, Bulletins, etc. may be
obtained free of charge, on application to
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For Results,  Advertise in  the
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.
Dry Goods Department
Now is the time to make your selection from our new line of
Christmas Lingerie.
Nightgowns, beautifully trimmed in  Lace,  tailored style, in colors Peach, Champagne,
White and Pink.    Price $2.00 to $3.00.
Extra Panties, Lace Trimmed and very dainty.     Price $1.25.
Vest and Bloomer sets in Champagne, Orchid, Peach, Black and White. Price $2 and $2.25
Brassiere and Bloomer sets, same colors as above.    Price $2.25.
Pyjamas in Nile, Peach, Pink, Linen Blue at $2.75 to $3.25.   Separate Vests, 75c.
Separate Bloomers, $1.25.
The time for mailing Christmas Packages will soon be here.    See that You Have on
Hand a sufficient quantity of our Wrapping Tissue, Gift Cards, Tags and Stickers. They
appreciably improve the appearance of your parcel
CHRISTMAS CARDS:    Choose your Cards from our new stock.    Why consider buying elsewhere what you can buy right here at home, at the Same Price.
Shoe Dept
The well dressed man needs a pair of
Spats to complete his outfit. They are
warm and Smart. Made by E. & S.
Currie of the Finest English Melton
Material, with the Snap-Easy fastener.
In two colors, Grey & Fawn. Price $2.25
Hardware Dept
Cups and Saucers, Bon-bons, Berry Sets,
Salads, Tea Sets, Sugar and Creams,
Cake Plates, Salts and Peppers, Comports, are among the new shipment of
English Chinaware. Come in and see
them.   The prices are sure to please.
RAINCOATS: Blue Rubber Coat.', with all round belt, a Waterproof Garment made in
England. Only a limited quantity in sizes 36, 38, 40 and 42. Clearance Price $5.00.
Waterproof Coats in Khaki and Grey with all round belt, neatly made in Double Breast
Style.    Price $7.50.


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