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A little paper
with all the
news and a big
circulation
■oi ■ snsi>iiinmnn' susi ■ •■
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.
IA
VOL. 6,   NO. 27
ALtGB Abm, B. C, Saturday, January 8, 1927
5 cents eaoli.
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Mining Industry of Alice
Arm Will Expand
During Year
Already plans are being made by
owners of mineral claims in the
Alioe Arm district for developing,
and several group* will bedevejop-,
ed as far as the resources of the
owners will allow. This year promises the execution of a much
larger programme of development
work than has yet been undertaken,
"ami mining claim owners are confident that this year will witness
the. commencement of work by
mining companies that will ultimately develop several properties
into producing mines, in addition
to those already producing.
The bonding of four groups of
claims last October by Victor
Spencer and associates of Vancouver, occurred too late for any
beneficial effect, and it is expected
that the fact that these claims are
being developed will awaken
greater interest iu the camp, and
.that other compauies will acquire
ground, providing reasonable terms
'are given, before the choicest
olaims are taken up.
Viewing the future from an
.impartial poir.t of view, prospects
,or a big expansion was never
brighter in the history of the camp.
It is certain that Victor Spencer
and associates will carry out a
large programme of development
work on the four properties bonded,
with the possibility of also developing the Dolly Varden and Wolf,
which they control.
I Every mining company operating last year will also resume
activities on a larger scale. It is
very probable that plans will be
matured whereby the Esperanza
will again be operating. Lack of
funds has been the sole cause of the
cessation of operations, and with a
resumption it is understood that
ample funds will be available both
for mining and the construction of
| ,a concentrating mill.
Zinc   is a   mineral   for' which
there   is an increasing   demand,
and the price maintains  a level
that makes for profitable   mining.
Within a few miles of Alice Arm,
on McGrath mountain large deposits of this ore exists, some of
| which is   extremely   high grade.
Tlie north-east fork of the Kitsault
river district also contains large
j deposits.   These latter are at pro
i sent   being    developed    by   the
J Kitsault-Eagle Silver Mines Ltd
('who are meeting   with   unusual
success.   It is expeoted that big
interests   will also   develop   the
MoGrath mountain deposits  this
year.    Th$. successful   operation
ialone of these zones would be oap-
ableof maintaining a prosperous
Itown, and   these zones are only a
fraotion of the rich mineral region
tributary to Alice Arm.
Meanwhile work and more work
s neoessary by mining property
>wners.   Mining companies, espeo-
ally the big ones, prefer tonnage
n sight; and don't mind paying for
Midnight Crowd of 450
at Elks New Year
Dance
On New Year'sEve the Elks put
on one of the most successful dances
of the year in the Gymnasium at
the Beach. The hall decoration
was one of the outstanding features
which attracted the attention of
everyone upon entering the hall.
The colors were purple and white,
which draped the ceiling to the
sides of the building in drooping
ribbons closely spaced together.
At the far end of the hall an electric illumination was displayed
wishing everybody a Happy New
Year. Those bent on spending the
night in the pleasure of the Torp-
sichorean art began to arrive at
9 p.m. and within an hour the hall
presented a very happy appearance
with couples dancing to the music
of the Mine Melodians Orchestra,
who certainly did justice to the
occasion.
By 11.30 p.m, the dancers were
armed with balouns, blow-outs,
fans, oaps aud noses and miles of
serpentine was floating around the
floor. As the hour approached
midnight, the dancers were found
welcoming the New Year by dancing and others shaking hands
wishing each other the best of good
wishes for the year 1927. At this
hour there were over 450 present
iu the hall.
A very tasty supper was put on
in the Banquet Hall downstairs.
The Beach Cafe catered for this
affair, and two sittings had to be
Alice   Arm   Joyfully
Dances New Year
In and Old Out
The old year was danced out and
the new year was ushered in by a
large light-hearted throng at the
Alice Arm Hotel, who were the
guests of Mr. aud Mrs. 0. Evindson.
Dancing commenced at 9 p.m.
and shortly before midnight a
circle two-step was commenced, in
which everyone joined, and the
new year was born, everyone wished everyone else a happy new year,
accompanied by vigorous handshaking as they ciroled the floor.
''Auld Lang Syne" was also lustily
sang" with everyone holding hands.
The happy throng commenced
dispersing for home in the small
hours, after having spent a very
enjoyable evening.
Thanks are due to Mr. and Mrs.
Evindson who acted as hosts and
provided a very appetising supper.
The orchestra comprised Mrs. J.
Graham, J. Trinder and C. Hutchinson, who were tireless in their
efforts to provide the necessary
punch. Although small in number,
they provided excellent music,
which added largely to the evening's enjoyment.
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ANYOX NOTES
J. Mitchell returned fronn
Christmas holidays spent in Prince
Rupert.
Miss. L. G. Andrews returned on
Progress Shown Annual
Report Keystone
Mining Co.
The annual report of Keystone
Mining Company has recently been
sent to the shareholders, and shows
that more work has been done at
the mine during the past year than
ever before. On the property,
whioh is in the Alice Arm district,
a tunnel has been driven a distance
of 430 feet in which rail track and
ore cars hove been installed, and
many other additions made to the
property. The new tunnel parallels a good shoot of ore, and is
headed for the main ore body,
which it is expected to reach within another 200 feet. Plans are already made to continue operations
at the mine next spring, when,it is
the intention to block out ore
preparatory to constructing an
aerial tramway from the mine to
tidewater.—B. C. Financial Times
BIRTH  AT ANYOX
Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. McGuire
at Anyox Hospital, on Monday,
January 3rd. a son.
arranged to accomodate the large,!,..    ,      ,     . ...«,,,
,      ■ B f Monday having spent Chri9tmas
number.
The dance committee consisting
of W. Gibb, (chairman) J. Buntain
and B. Sheen wish to thank all
those who helped to make this
affair such a success.
The dance finished at 3 a.m. with
everybody happy.
School Inspector will Address
Anyox P. T. A.
On Monday January 17th. the
Anyox Parent-Teaoher Association
will receive a visit from Mr. H. C.
Fraser, Inspector of Schools, who
will address the meeting. His
subject being "Recent Developments in Education," a hearty
welcome is extended to everybody.
(fc*'T'*'T'*'T'*,T
Premier Co. Pays $20-
000 When Binding
Claims at Stewart
AUCE ARM NOTES
A.A-A-A.     -   A    -   A*.    A-AA-A.A-A-    j
it Failing 'tonnage they like to
see surface stripping with a tunnel
driven tapping the ore. All this
means a big expenditure of time
*
and money for the property owner,
but it gets results, as has been
conclusively proven.
Alice Arm fortunately has a tine
type of miner-prospector, the majority of whom prefer work in the
hills to beer parlor mining, and it
is their tenacity that will ultimately provide them with riches, and
give birth to the biggest producing
mining camp on the coast, and
perhaps in the province.
holidays in the south.
Miss Fetterly teaoher at the
Mine School returned on Monday
from holidays.
D. J. Hartley, who has been
appointed principal at the Public
School arrived in town on Monday
to take up his new duties.
J. Hutchinson of the sohool staff
returned on Monday from Christinas
holidays spent in the south.
Miss Nicholson of Anyox General
Hospital left on Monday for Vanoouver. She is being relieved by
Miss Dingwell of Prince Rupert.
The Cigar of Quality. The El
Doro. Fresh shipment just arrived
from Loudon Ontario.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Stewart
arrived on Monday from the south.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Allen and
child returned from holidays spent
in Vancouver on Thursday.
Mrs. R. C. McKnight left on
Thursday to join her husband who
is under the doctor's care in Van
couver. Before leaving Mrs. McKnight was presented with a writing set from the Ladies Hospital
Auxilary. "
On Monday January; 3rd the
Pioneer Mess and the Blue Bird
Cafe put on a New Year's Dinner
in their respective places of business
and an enjoyable time was spent
by the guests.
Wm. Stevens arrived home on
Monday after spending Christmas
holidays iu Prince Rupert with
Mrs. Stevens.
Hv F. Kergin, aooompanied by
his son Ted, left on Thursday for
Victoria. Bert will attend the
present. session of the Provincial
Legislature, while Ted will return
to his studies.
Art Beaudin left on Monday for
Vancouver, where he will spend a
vacation. Mrs Beaudin left a few
weeks ago.
Jack McDonald who has spent
the past few months at his home
on Vancouver Island returned to
town ou Monday aud has taken
Bert Kergin's place on the launch
Awake while he is attending the
Legislature in Victoria.
W. A. Wilson left on Thursday
for Prince Rupert on a short visit.
The Alice Arm Meat Market that
has been operated by him for several years was closed on Monday,
but he expects to reopen it early
in the spring.
During the winter months the
big stores of G. W Bruggy and T.
W. Falooner will olose at 6.30 p.m.
This new schedule was put in force
this week.
Owing to Canon Rushbrook not
being able to visit Alice Aim
during this nionth. Rev. J. S.
Brayfield will offioiate. He will
hold evening servioe in the Anglican Church on Friday evening
January 21st. A oordial welcome
is extended to everyone.
Portland Canal News
By the payment of $20,000 cash
and signing a bond to pay the balance of $125,000 insider of three
years in four payments, the Premier Gold Mining Co. has acquired
a 52 per cent interest in the Prosperity group of seven claims on the
north fork of Marmot river.
This; without doubt, is the finest
deal made on a mining property in
British Columbia iu the last two
decades.
The Prosperity is owned by F.
R. Jancowski, Eli Watland, G. D.
Davis, Geo. Mehlfeld and L. E.
Jancowski. ' It adjoins the Porter
Idaho, which has been somewhat
of a spectacular producer, although
handicapped by having to pay $50
a ton to get its ore to tidewater.
As reported a short time ago tire
Prosperity owners received $6,500
from the Trail smelter for 30 tons
of ore. It is freely admitted by the
owners of the property, and must
have been recognized by the purchasers, that au amount of oVe
worth more than the cash payment
has been exposed by development.
The Melvin group of five olaims
owned by Mr. and Mrs. N. H.
Stevens,of Hyder, was optioned
under a holding agreement before
the present deal was made. This
option is for $60,000, but the exact
terms of the payments are not
made public.
Owney McFadden of Stewart,
George Brown, St. Francis Hotel
Vancouver, and Eli Watland of
Stewart have also entered into the
big deal with a claim each, bonding
for $20,000.
This makes 15 olaims which the
Premier organization has secured
in the Marmot section. What
their development plan is, remains
to be seen.
Anyox Basketball Teams
Ready for League
Anyox basketball teams are busy
lining up their players for the
'season's schedule. At the general
meeting of the association nine
teams were entered for the honors
in the three leagues; Elks, Concentrator, High School and Mine
in the senior group; Mine and
Freshies iu the girl's league; and
Mine, High School and Beaoh
Athletic Club in the Intermediate.
The first games will'be played at
the Beach Gymnasium on Wednesday January 12th.
Besides the regular sohedule this'
year there will be home and home
games with Prince Rupert and
visits from one or more Indian
teams.
- An invitation was received and
accepted from the Kincolith Indian
teams, senior and intermediate, to
play a series of games during the
first week in February. ALICE  ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Friday,   January  8   1927
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Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Arm and Anyox 82.50 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, 82.75
British Isles and United States, $8.00
Notices for Crown Grants -   -   $15.00
Lund Notices - ,   -      -      -      $15.00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch
Contract Bates on Application.
E. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
Not only did Anyox and Alice
Arm enjoy a prosperous year
throughout 1926, but a perusal of
newspapers from every part of the
province, received at the Herald
Office reveals that prosperity, was
widespread. The province as a
whole is marching hand in hand
with prosperity, and good progress
is being made in every industry.
There is likelihood also of new
industries being added during the
present year, and given world peace
and good business-like government
still more rapid progress will be
made as the years chase each
other along. The wildwest hectic
booms of a few years ago seems to
have permanently passed away.
The present state of prosperity is
built of sounder materials that will
endure for all time. Every industry
or the province is shown to be in a
healthy state. Lumbering, agriculture, paper making, fishing, and
mining are responsible for our big
exports and large payrolls, and on
these hinges the prosperity of the
whole population. In order that
the output of these industries be
increased, capital is necessary, especially in regard to mining, which
requires large capital for development purposes. The mining industry is the key to increased prosperity. As new mines are opened
up, concentrators, and smelters
built, a market is created for both
labor and material. Every other
industry reaps benefits from an
increased home market. The
mining industry is gaining strength
each year. But it should increase
even more than at present. What
mining means to the province is not
yet understood by those living outside of mining towns. The larger
our mineral output the more money
is put in circulation, which percolates through the pockets of everyone.
Prince Rupert on Map
As Grain Port'
Prince Rupert is now well on
the map as a grain shipping port.
Eight ocean going vessels have
taken on full cargoes of grain since
October 17 when the first ship
arrived. This means that two
million bushels or more of grain
have passed through the port in
that time. The average so far has
not been quite a boat a week but
this will probably be improved
during the months of January and
February. By the end of the grain
shipping season it is estimated
thatsome thirty or forty boats will
have loaded.
The harbour of New Westminster is growing. Last year 180
deep-sea vessels entered that port,
in comparison with 150 the pre
vious year.
"This may hurt yon a little,"
said the absent-minded dentist as
he handed the patron a bill.
Ontario May   Become
Copper Producer
Great interest continues to be
shown in the copper possibilitis of
the region in northern Ontario
lying west of the Quebec boundary.
Half a dozen townships have been
thoroughly prospected. Hundreds
of claims have been staked and
many interesting discoveries made
The southern half of Ben Nevis
Township has been pretty solidly
staked. The southeast part of
Clifford has all been taken np, and
iu Pontiac, Tannihill, Dokis and
Marriott active staking has been
done. Good mineralization has
been shown on a number of claims
in Ben Nevis. The construction of
the Noranda smelter has led to a
revival of interest in some'bf tjhe
old copper properties of Ontario,
where operations ha? bten discou-
on account of the long haul to a
smelter.in New Jersey, which
rendered production unprofitable.
FIRE INSURANCE
YOUR BUSINESS
RESPECTFULLY SOLICITED
W. B. BOWER
Notary Public Alice Arm
Help boost the District you- live
in, helping yourself at the same
time.   Advertise in the Herald.
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Al. Falconer
Alice Ann
Baggage, Freighting, Pack
and Saddle Horses
COAL & FINISHED LUMBER
Sfab Wood Cut aay Length
Every Order Given
Immediate Attention
3EK3E
College girls are taking up box-
ng.   They wrestle, also, but it is
called dancing.
Some men are able to stand
misfortunes and some others have
sense enough to avoid them.
Lots of men tell the truth because it is the easiest way to fool
some people.
Necessity knows no laws; wealth
merely ignores it.
Loyal Order
of Moose
Anyox Lodge No. 1412    •
Lodge Meets 2nd. and 4th. Wednesday
in each month, at 8 p.m. prompt
Headqaarten: Els' Hill, Aaytx
Dictator:
H. Ward
Secretary:
J. W. Wbbsteb,
P. O. Box 407
Phone 829
Subscribe to jroir Local Paper NOW.
A lis* A A mm   The Bonanza Silver
/\11CC /\rlll  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
Live in Comfort
n     There  is no reason why you should get wet or cold  when cut
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.
BRUGGY'S STORE
Alice Arm
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STEAMSHIP AND TRAIN
SERVICE
S. S. Prince Rupert leaves   Anyox for   Prince
Rupert, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle, each Thurs-
i day at 11.00 p.m.
Is. S. Prince.Jobn leaves  Prince   Rupert,   for
1 Vancouver,    via    Queen    Charlotte     Islands,
fortnightly.
PASSENGER TRAIN SERVICE FROM PRINCE RUPERT
.Trains leave Prince Rupert each Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
at 11.80 a.m., for Jasper, Edmonton, Winnipeg, direct connections for all points East and South.
Use Canadian National Express for Money Orders, Foreign
Cheques, etc., also for your next shipment.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings oi further information, apply to any Canadian
National Agent, or lo R. F. McNAUGHTON, District Passenger Agent
Prince Rupert, B. C.
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LAUNCH, "AWAKE"
Leaves Alice Arm for Anyox 9* a.m.
Tuesdays. Thursdays & Saturdays
Returning Same Days at 3 p.m.
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SYNOPSIS OF
LANDACTAMilDMENTS
PRE-EMPTION*
Vacant, unreserved, aurveyed
rowri land* may be pre-empted by
British aubjeota over 11 yeara of age,
.ind by aliens on daolaiing Intention
to become British enajeota, condl-
ional upon residence, occupation,
md Improvement far agricultural
mrpoaea.
Full information concerning regu-
atlons regarding pre-emptions la
■riven In Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
How to Pre-empt Land," copies ot
.vhlch can be obtained free of charge
iy addressing the. Department of
.ands, Victoria, B.C., or to any Gov-
i nment Agent.
Records' will be granted covering
mly land suitable for agricultural
iiurposea, and wmch if nut tlmber-
and, I.e., carrying over 5,000 board
feet per aero west of the Coast Range
md 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Range.
Applications for pre-emptions are
ii be addressed to the Land Com-
lissloner of the I-and Recording 1)1-
islon, In which the land applied tor
Is situated, and are made on printed
'oriqa, copies of which can be ob-
ulired from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years and Improvements mad*
to value of $10 per acre, including
clearing and cultivating at least Ave
acres, before a Crown Grant can be
ecelved.
For more detailed' information see
the Bulletin "How to pre-empt
Land." IW, i
PURCHASE
Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being tlmberland.
for agricultural purposes; m.nlmum
prioe of first-class (arable) land Is J6
per aore, and second-class (grazing)
land J2.60 per acre. Further Information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands Is given In Bulletin
No. 10, Land, Series, -Purchase and
Lease ofCrown Lands."
Mill, factory, or industrial sites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acrea,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions Including payment of
stumpage.
HOMESITE LEA8E8
Unsurveyed areas, not exoeeding 20
acres, may be leased as homesltes,
conditional upon a dwelling betni;
erected In the lirst year, title being
obtainable after residence and improvement conditions are fulfilled.*
and land hat been surveyed.
I LEASE8
' For graslng and Industrial purpose* areas not exceeding 640 acrea
may be leased by ono person or »'
company,
0RA2IN0
Under th* Orating Aat th* Prov-
ino* ll divided into grating districts
tad the rang* administered under i
Orating Commissioner. Annual
grating permit* ar* issued based on
numbers ranged, priority being given
to established owners. Stock-owners
may form aatociatlons for range
management Free, or partially free,
permit* ar* available for settlers.
camper* wM traveller*, up  to  tan
The Herald
$2.50 a Year
Anyox & Alice Arm
BRITISH   COLUMBIA
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
Cqal and Coke, $273,048,953; Building Stone, Briok, Cement, etc., $44,905,886; making its mineral
production to the end of 1925, show an
Aggregate Value of $920,919,628
The sudHtantial progress of the Mining industry of this Provinoe is strikingly exhibited in, tlie following
figures, whioh show the value of production for successive 6,ve-year periods: For all years to 1895, inolus-1
ive $94,547,241; forfive years, 1896 1900, $57,607,967; for five years, 1901-1905, $96,507,968; fo* five years-,
1906-1910, $125,534,474; for five years, 1911,1915, $142,072,603; for five years, 1916-1920, $189,922,725; 1
1921, $28,066,641; for the year 1922, $35,158,843; for 1923, $41,304,320; for 1924, $48,704,604, and for 1925,f
$61,492,242. ' .•
Production J,ast Ten Years, $404,649,375
Lode mining has only been in progress for about 25 years, and only about one-half of the Province has j
been even prospected; 200,000 Bqnare miles, sojf unexplored mineral bearing land are open for prospeoting.    |
The Mining Laws of this Province are nibre liberal and the fees lower than those of any othlr Province J
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 whjch is guaranteed by]
Crown grants.
Practically all British Columbia Mineral Properties upon whioh development work has been donnj
are desoribed 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 J
to the Department of Mines, Victoria, B. C. Beports covering each of the six mineral Survey!
Distriots are published separately, and are available on application. Reports of the Geological J
Survey of Canada, Winoh Building, Van wm ver, are reoommended as valuable sources of information.!
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing
THE HON. THE MINISTER OF MINES,
VICTORIA, Brituh Columbia ALICE ARM   AND  ANYOX  HERALD,  Friday,  January 8  1927
Marmot Metals Mining
Company's Position
Strong
Annual   Report    of    Manager
Details Work Accomplished and
Outlines Future Plans
Portland Canal Newt
■ Prospects for the Marmot Metals
Mining Co. property developing into
a valuable mine are extremely bright
according: to the report of Managing Director .Angus McLeod pre-
senteot'at'.the annual meeting of the
company. The directors are convinced of this and everyone .who has
visited the property is of the same
'opinion, including a number of field
engineers representing operating
companies, several of whom have
asked whether an option ior purchase could be obtained. These
were given free hand to make examinations, and told to submit
their propositions, which would be
considered by the company.
The Marmot Metals group consists of eight claims and two
fractions most of which were
staked in 1911 by H. C. Magee, G.
W. Bruggy and Angus McLeod.
The company, was organized in the
spring of 1925, the capitalization
being $1,500,000 divided into
3,000,000 shares, of which the
vendors took 1,000,000 in full payment for the property. This left
2,000,000 shares in the treasury, of
which 320,000 have been sold, leaving the control of the company still
in the treasury.
4 Development started in May,
<j925. A tunnel was driven 183
feet on the Peach No. 2 claim, opening up two ore shoots of zinc blende
and galena that averaged 200 oz. in
silver. This tunnel, the manager
says, should be extended 300 feet
to intersect the argillite contact
which carries a cross vein of galena
that has been traced for 300 feet on
the surface. Beyond this are two
other veins that can only be opened
up by the extension of this tunnel.
On the Montana claim a tunnel.
was driven 117 feet and a crosscut
6S feet to intersect the Montana
vein. By extending this tunnel 150
feet it would have a depth of 100
feet below the old Montana workings from which shipments of high
grade ore were made in 1914,'15
and '16.
Surface prospecting disclosed a
number of veins all worthy of
tlevelopment,  including an import-
zinc ore on
the
ant showing of
Horseshoe claim.
Work was suspended in November and resumed May 1, 1926.
Surface stripping on the zinc zone
disclosed several veins from two to
15 feet in width and traced for distances varying from 200 to 700 feet.
The predominating value is in zinc,
but the ore also carries gold and
silver, with some copper. Three
tunnels were driven aggregating
110 feet, the longest being 75 feet.
The entire face of this is in ore,
with the width of the vein not determined. By expending this tunnel
650 feet on the vein a depth of 540
feet will be secured. The ore has
been traced from the portal of this
down the hill for a distance of 1000
feet. The ore is of good milling
grade and lies in very large bodies.
Camps have been established and
a great amount of trail work done,
some of which was quite difficult,
necessitating blasting around a very
steep hillside. The most serious
problem is transportation (which is
no problem at all compared with
what most of the leading properties
have to face.) The property is
reached by wagon road 2J^ miles
from the beach to the forks of the
river, then three miles of horse trail
to the foot of Marmot mountain
below the property, from which the
camp is reached by foot trail. The
manager recommends the construction of a tramline from the camp to
the foot of the glacier, a distance of
4000 feet, which could be easily
reached by an extension of the
present wagon road.
Under present conditions it is not
practical to carry on work during
the winter, but development, in
eluding the extension of tunnels
and more surface exploration, will
resume in the spring as soon as
climatic conditions will permit.
FRANK D. RICE
B. C, LAND SURVEYOR
Surveys of Mineral Olaims, Sub-;
divisions, Underground  Surveys,
Etc.
ALICE ARM, B. C.     ,
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ANYOX
COMMUNITY
LEAGUE
Beach Recreation Hall:
Pictures: Tuesdays,
Thursdays, and Saturdays
Mine Recreation Hall:
Pictures:   Wednesdays and
Fridays
POOL, BILLIARDS, SMOKES, Etc
Help the Organization
that Serves You
Worthy of your Support
THE
Anyox Community League
Reading Room and Library
A wide range of Newspapers,
Magazines and Periodicals on
file.   New books regularly
received.
Join Up!
Make  the League better
through your influence
1 Commercial
Printing: :
High class printing of all
descriptions promptly and
:   : neatly executed  :   :
Pamphlet*      Programmes
Posters   Letterheads
Envelopes   Billheads
Admission Tickets
Etc.   Etc.
Prompt delivery on every
oraer '
♦ .*>,.;♦
Herald Printing Office
Alice Arm
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Everything For Work,  Sport
And Leisure
For work:  Mackinaw Pants, and  Shirts,   Heavy Underwear,
Socks, Goodrich Rubbersj etc.     For Sport:   Skates,   Hockey
Sticks and Pucks.    For  Leisure:   Seagrass Arm Chairs for
fireside comfort on cold winter evenings.
T.W. FALCONER akc. a™
GENERAL MERCHANT
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WINTER CLOTHES
We are now carrying a large stock of Men's Winter
Clothes, suitable for both work or dress wear.
Men's Dress Suits all latest styles and patterns from
$15.00 to $35.00
LEW LUN & Co.. General Merchants
West Side of Smelter
k    OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
ANYOX, B. C.
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KITSAULT CAFE
ALICE ARM
Meals Served at All Hours
BREAD   AND   PASTRY   ALWAYS   FOR   SALE
GUS.   ANDERSON,   Proprietor
npHE Amalgamated Breweries
are ready to supply health'
ful, refreshing, and absolutely
pure Beer for the New Year's
festivities. Early orders will
be appreciated.
jdd:
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Candies, Magazines, Stationery,
Proprietary Medicines. Toilet Articles, Etc.
W. M. CummingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Pipers
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
aaoc
as
Amalgamated BrawtriM of British Columbia, In which an aaaod*
at«d th. Vancouvar Brawariaa Ltd., Rainier Brewing Company
of Canada, Ltd., WMtmlhatcr Br.wery. Ltd., Sllwr Spring Bnway
Ltd., and Victoria Pho.nl> Brewing Co., Ltd.
GRANBY CONSOLIDATED MINING,
SMELTING & POWER Co. Limited
Producers of Copper, Coal, Coke, Benzol and
Ammonium Sulphate
Purchasers of Ores of Copper and Siliceous Ores
of Gold and Silver
MAIN OFFICL-Anyoz, B. C.
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This advertisement is not published or displayed by the
Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British
Columbia.
For Giving your Message Pub-
licity the Herald Advertising
Columns Can Not be Beat ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Friday,
Jaii«aryi8   1927
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Fire   Threatens  Alice
Arm Logging
Camp
A fire broke out at. the logging
camp of F. L. Housley on Saturday
evening, ooid .was raging at its
worst at 11.30 p.m. At that hour
it was ''thought that the whole
oamp woilld- Le destroyed, but
prompt measures taken by everyone subdued the flames. •   •
The fire. started in the wash
house, which was completely destroyed, and a nearby bunkhouse
was badly scorched. No one lost
any personal effects and the con
struction of the wash house was
undertaken the following day.
A card Party and dance will lie
held in the Elks' Hall on Friday,
January 14th, under the auspices
of Christ Church Ladies Auxiliary.
An enjoyable time is promised.
CHRIST CHURCH
First  Sunday  after  Epiphany.
Sunday school  II a.m.  Evensong
at 7.45 p.m.  Hymns 94, 501, 453.
30.
BLUE FRONT CIGAR
STORE
Cigars, Cigarettes and Tobacco, Soft Drinks
Rooms for rent by Day Week or Month
Geo.  Beaudin
Prop.
FAMED EXPLORER MAKES
TRIP THROUGH CANADA
CAPT. ROALD AMUNDSEN,
famous as the discoverer of
the South Pole' and renowned
Arctic explorer, climbed into the
cab to get "shot" with Engineer
Miller by newspaper cameramen
during his short stop a few days
ago at the Canadian National
station in Winnipeg, en route to
New York to sail for Europe.
Although it was his first visit to
Canada, Capt. Amundsen was unable to make any lengthy stops on
his trip from the Pacific to the Atlantic over National lines on his
journey to Spitzbergen, where he
joins the crew of sixteen pilots and
explorers on the proposed "Rome
to Nome" trip by dirigible, this
spring. His objective on this newest mode of exploration is to fly
over the North Pole. Many of
his fellow countrymen and prominent Canadians greeted him at
stations along the line' to wish the
intrepid captain all success in his
«xnloit.—C.N.R. Photo.
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Buy before the Boom
WHY   BUILD   ON   THE   INDIAN
RESERVE?
Don't you want to own your own back yard? If you do the
Alice Arm Mining & Development Co. will give you an
idea. Buy a lot from them. They have the choicest residential and business lots for sale.
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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.
S.   DUMAS
Agent for the Alice Arm Mining & Development Co
M. M. STEPHENS & Co. Ltd.
INSURANCE IN ALL ITS BRANCHES
WRITTEN ANYWHERE
The oldest Financial Office in Northern B. C.
Office:  PRINCE RUPERT, B. C.
B. P. O. ELKS
' Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
ANYOX LODGE No. 47
Meets every second and fourth Monday of
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
Mm. selfe
REGISTERED   OPTOMETRIST
'■*.-••"''   ANYOX
Anyox Community
League
The Council of the League
meets on the Second and
Fourth Wednesday of each
month, in Recreation Hall,
at 7.30 p.m.
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Welcome Hotel
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent'
Tobacco and Soft Drinks
Pool Tables, Cigars, Cigarettes
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
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STOCKS & BONDS
We trade in all LISTED and
UNUSTED STOCKS. Your
order's promptly attended to
Buyers or Sellers.
ARTHUR  J.  BROWN
720 Hastings Street W.
Vancouver, B. C.
Phone Sey. 506;
Member  Vancouver Stock
Exchange
USE
GRANBY BENZOL
THE BEST MOTOR FUEL
FOR  SALE  BY  THE
GRANBY STORE
ANYOX
Be
Anyox
| Barber Shops
MINE AND  BEACH
30
Alice Arm Electric i
LAUNDRY      I
OPPOSITE HERALD OFFICE   t
Clothes Cleaned ud Pressed
J. LAIDLAW
PROP.
♦♦♦♦•M~fr-f^++'f**f'f'M"r4-M~i*
Sunset Hotel
I        ALICE ARM
First-class Rooms for Rent,
by Day, Week or Month
CENTRALLY LOCATED
J. THOMAS   -   Prop.
PIONEER
HOTEL
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
By Day, Week or Month at
Reasonable Rates
N. Sutilovich        Prop.
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PRE--INVENTORY
CLEARANCE SALE
Prior to taking stock at the end of the month we are now making sweeping reductions
in the price of many lines of Boys'Apparel, and in the Dry Goods   Department also
there are many items of interest to be had at a great reduction.    The cost of these
goods are absolutely ignored and is giving the purchaser a splendid opportunity  to
effect a big saving.
BOY'S SWEATERS
Fine Wool Sweaters, V-Neck,   Assorted colors, striped, regular $2.45 for $1.00
Good Weight Shawl Collar Sweaters, striped, regular $3.25 for.,:,.,;, , $1.00
Heavy Rolled Neck Sweaters, 28 to 32 only, while they last ,7, $1.00
BOY'S SHIRTS
Boy's Shirts in Khaki  Drill,   Black  Sateen,   Military   Flannel  and Cotton Khaki
Flannel.   These Shirts are well made and good value at regular price, which is $1.25,
and $1.35 each.  GOING AT $1.00 EACH  '
BOY'S DRAWERS
Boy's  Winter Weight  Drawers,  all sizes,   regular price   90c. .to   $1.35   Going
3 pair for $1.00
LADIES' HOSIERY
Fine Silk Hose in popular shades, including:  Windsor Tan,  Toast,   Chicle  and
Pebble, regular $1.50 now $1.15
SPUN SILK
We have several shades in  Spun   Silk
which we are discontinuing, regular price
$1.10 going at 50c.
CHILDREN'S SWEATERS AND DRESSES GREATLY REDUCED
SILK REMNANTS—good assortment—some real snaps
New Prices On Linoleum Rugs
7ft. 6in. by 9ft. $12.00   9ft. by 9ft. $14.00    9ft. "by 10ft. 6in. $17.00    9ft. by 12ft. $19.00
■ ■ ., . Inlaid Linoleum $3.75 per running yard
Regular Linoleum $2.25 per running yard '"*'
GRANBY   STORES
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