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 ALICE ARM AND ANYOX, BRITISH COLUMBIA
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All the Mining
News of the
Northern    ,
B. G. Coast
The Herald Brings Results to Advertisers
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VOL.3,   NO. 35
A_IOB ABMj B. C, SAtOBpAT, February 23, 1924
5 cents eaoh.
Anyox Parent-Teacher
Association Hold
Monthly Meeting
The regular monthly meeting of
the Anyox Parent-Teacher Association was held as usual at the new
sohool on Monday February 18th.
this date being chosen instead of
of the usual second Monday in the
month because of the Masquerade
of the week before. The singing
of "0 Canada" preoeded the reading of the minutes of the previous
meeting.,   .
The President, Mrs. Jenkinson,
who occupied the chair, then called
upon various officers for their reports of which the most important was
that presented by Mrs! Eve as convenor of the Valentine Masquerade. |
The phenominal success of the
undertaking isdue entirely to theex-
cellent organizing ability of the Convenor, and the support given by her
bevy of willing assistants. A vote of
thanks was passed by the members
present to Mrs. Haslett, Mr. Harvey
and Mr. Ross who kindly consented
to act as judges; to Mesdames
Muiiroe, Haffner, and Swanson,
and Messrs. Speight, Beckett, Dillon, Champion and Stroud, who
donated the prizes; to the Elks for
their krarrufcapH and ohina, and
confetti; to the Anyox band who
unsparingly gave of their best add
to the pleasure of all; to Mr. Thorley who assisted Mr. Southam with
the advertising; and to those who*
donated refreshments.
The Committee of Hall decorations consisted pf the following in
defatigable, workers—Mesdames
Eve, Selfe and Dwyer; the Misses
Eaton and Owens; and Messrs
Duok, Ryan, McKnight and Olsen,
Special mention must be made of
the excellent work done in preparation of the supper by Mesdames
Cloke, Dwyer, Selfe, Asimus, Rice,
Scott and McAlister aiid of the
faithfulness shown iu the interests
of the Masquerade by Mesdames
Wilkinson, McMillan, Farnell,
Jenkinson, Haslitt and McKay at
the Mine. !
Mr. Southam, as Convenor of the Programme Committee
stated that Mr. Haffner will be the
speaker at the next meeting, whioh
will be on the second Monday in
Maroh. It is expeoted thai before
another term has passed Some pictures now being framed will adorn
the school-room walls.
At the conclusion of the business
Dr. E. E. Harper read an artiole of
his own from the* "MusioalQuarterly" entitled >tA story in Musical
Ability." After this Mrs. Morning
and Mr. Eve delighted their listeners w,ith songs of Dr. Harper's own
composition, and encores, all of
which were accompanied by the
Dr. himself in his oustomary capable manner. Then followed the
reading by Miss Myrtle Swanson
of "The Sun Dial", one of the
Dootor's poems, whioh is noted
for its beauty of thought and
diction.
Mr.Eve's rendering of "Lassie
O'Mine," and the serving of refreshments,-brought to a close a most
Big Night of Ice Sports
Held at Alice Arm
The third Joe Carnival of the
season was held at the Alice Arm
Arena on. Saturday evening, and
was along the lines of the two
previous'Carnivals, full reports of
whioh we have published in previ
oils issues. ■.*_■■•
The races on Saturday evening
were principally speed races, in
which a large number of contestants took part.   ' ',
At the conclusion of races,
slipper, consisting of cakes , and
cotfee was served. The'supper was
immediately followed by danoing
on the ice, and a large number indulged in this graceful exercise to
the tune of a talented orchestra,
consisting of Messrs. C. Hutchinson
L, Johnson and J. Fiva.;
The ice on Saturday evening was
perfect for racing and dancing. ■•
During an intermission in the races
Mr. B. Jones again gave a exhibition of fancy skating. Mr. Jones
excelled his previous performances,
the ice surface being more suitable.
;, Following is the programme of
races.
Boy's Race.    1st. Roy Baoker;
2nd. Gordon Anderson.
. j_Girls  Race,.. M,. J&tMaen
Bruggy; 2nd; Juanita Falconer;
Match race, ten laps. 1st 0.
Drennan; 2nd. L, Anderson.
Match race, boys, 5 laps, 1st
Lome Falconer: 2nd. Kirk Falconer. , !* , '
Men's race, Slaps. 1st. % W.
Falconer; 2nd. R. F. McGinnis.
Men's race, 6 laps; 1st. O. Flint;
2nd. M. Smith.  ,    '
Men's/race, 6 laps.  ,1st. J. Wilson; 2nd. P. MoMaster.
,: Men's race, 6 laps.   1st. J. Hanna; 2nd. G. Bruggy.
Men's race, 6 laps. 1st. H.
Fowler; 2ndi A. D. Hallett.
Ma^ph race, men. 1st. C. Drennan; 2nd. T, W. Falooner.
Ladies Handicap race. ■*; 1st.
Alice -Hogburg; 2nd. Franois
Barrett; 3rd. Nettie Hogburg.
Ladies raoe, 6 laps. 1st. Mrs. H
Nuoioh; 2nd. Mrs. R. F. McGinnis.
Men's coat changing race, 2 laps.
Winning team, T. W, Falconer,
S.; Winnerstrom, J. Johnson, R.
F. McGinnis.
Match raoe, men. 1st. L. Johnson; 2nd. J. Johnson.
Sohool Children's race, handicap.
1st. Lome Falconer; 2nd. Kirk
Falconer; 3rd. Alice Kergin,
Judges: W. M. Cummings and
T. W. Falooner.      *
Starter: H, Fowler.;
enjoyable evening.
It is indeed good to know that
musical education in Anyox is in
the hands of one so talented and
so appreciative of the things that
endure, as Dr. Harper. The Anyox
P. T. A. desires to express to him
its deepest appreciation for the
giving up of a whole evening of
his time to their entertainment, and
also to Mrs. Morning, Miss Swanson and Mr. Eve, for their respective parts in the enjoyable
programme.
Anyox B. P. 0. Elks
Elect Mew Officers
The B. P. 0. Elks, Anyox Lodge
No. 47, have elected their officers
for the ensuing year. Mr, Ed,
Waterman holds the position of
Worthy Exalted Ruler, and supporting him is a strong • body of
officers. Mr. H. B. Chapman who
has held the office of Exalted Ruler
for the past two. years, has been
appointed Distriot Deputy Grand
Exalted Ruler for the ensuing
year. •■', .
Following is a list of the newly
appointed officers:
Worthy Exalted Ruler, E
Waterman.
Esteemed Leading Knight, H.
Kirk,   l   -■•■   ./. \       . ;'
Esteemed Loyal (Knight, 8. A.
Down; y  >
Esteemed Lecturing Knight, W.
Robertson.
Seoretary, C. A. Gray.
Treasurer, H. J. Thorley,
Esquire, H, A. Berry.
Chaplain, J. B. Gibson.    s
Inner Guard, W.?B. Henderson.
Tyler, J. Wier.   \
Historian: E. Ashton.
Trustees:. M. Cranley, A. Morton
J. Smith. -i.
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The above offioers were installed
last  week  by   District    Deputy
Grand   Exalted   Ruler,    H.    B.
Chapman, assisted by Bro. Woods,
Masquerade Dance Held
at Alice Arm
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The St. Valentine's Dance held at
the Alice Arm Hotel on Friday
evening of last week; was one
of the most entertaining and pio-
1 turesque dances held in town for a
considerable time/,
The dance was held Under the
auspices of the Alice Arm Social
League, aiid was a masquerade, A
large number of people were present, and some striking costumes
were on display. Comics also
were there in abundance. The
mirth provoker of the evening Was
Miss Frances Barrett who masqueraded as a colored boy. ,.*•.";
TjThe orchestra was composed of
Mrs. T. W. Falconer, piano; C.
Hutchinson, clarinet; J. Fiva,
guitar; L. Johnson, mandolin; and
accordian rendered excellent music
throughout the evening.
,A dainty supper was provided by
the hotel management; and an enjoyable evening was spent by the
large numbor present.
tforth Star Will he
Operated This Year
Logging Down the Inlet
The Granby Company sent up a
few men from Anyox.during the
week to work at Fred Miller's log
gingoamp. They will take out a
quantity of piles and mining timbers! Mr. Jimmy James is
charge.
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Atrjrox Basketball
Owing to a unusual large amount of
last-minute copy this-week we have
been reluctantly obliged to curtail the
basketball news this week, and hope
you will excuse us.
Only one game was played at the
Gym. on Friday when the High
School won from the Bluebirds by the
score of 9 to 3. ,-
.The Rovers took the Office into
oa"mp on Sunday by the score of 26 to
10. .Crawfordand Thorley <met in a
head-on collision, which resulted in
Thorley receiving a bad cut over the
left eye. .   '
i Two games of basketball were on
tap at the Oym. on Monday evening,
The Rovers played the Tuxis first, the
former winning by the score of 21 to
10. The Pats defeated the Bluebirds
by the narrow margin of. point, the
score bing 16 to 15.
Anyox Elks. Hold Initiation
and Hear Address
Anyox Lodge, No. 47, B. P. 0. Elks,
held an Initiation on Monday evening,
when a large class were initiated.
After the Lodge session, all adjourned
to the banquet room where an" excellent spread was served with refreshments de Luxe, At the banquet, the
mmebers were favored with the
presence of Bro. Frank Dorsey, a
member of Spokane Lodge for over 30
years. Bro. Dorsey gave a splendid
address on the Order and everyone is
awaiting his return to town.
of the North Star property to do
considerable development this year
says Mr. J. McAleenan, who was in
Alice Arm last week end. The
North Star is owned by Mr. J. E.
Eresch of Kansas, and associates,
and Mr. McAleenan is looking after
their interests.
The North Star joins the Dolly
Varden. Considerable development
work has been done on the property
in the past and a shipment of ore
Was niade to" Anyox smelter two
years ago. The mine is equipped
with a compressor plant.
Card Party and Dance
Given by Elks'
The "Brother Bills" heldy a Card
Party and Dance, on February 15th,
when a goodly number turned out! to
the card party, With a large crowd
coming for the dance , afterwards.
Whist was the order of the evening,
and the lucky winners were as follows;
Ladies, first; Mrs. A. Nesbitt; second, Miss Flo Bid. Gentlemen, first,
Mr. C. Harman; second, Mr. George
Parker.  .-■■■ '       '
The orchestra consisted of Mrs. A.
Sawrey, piano; Ohas. McMillan, violin
andE. J. Waterman, drums, Which
furnished excellent- music for the
dancers.
jBIRTHS AT ANYOJfc
Born to Mr. aiid Mrs. E. Swanson,
at the Anyox Hospital, on Sunday,
February 17th. a son.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. P. McMillan,
of Arrandale, at the Anyox. Hospital,
on Monday, February 18th. a daughter.
Brother Bills! Don't Forget
the Club At Home, to be held
Wednesday evening, February
27th, at 8 p.m. Come and
bring your wife or lady friend.
A good time for all.
Anyox Parent-Teacher
Association Give Brilliant
Masquerade Ball
On Monday February llth. the
Anyox Parent-Teacher Association held a Masquerade Dance in
the Recreation Hall, which proved
to be a brilliant success both from
the standpoint of attendance and
interest shown. The costumes were
so numerous and so remarkable for
their beauty, their ingenuity, and
their humor that one evening was
far too short in which to survey
them all. Parents, teachers, courtiers and clowns, nymphs and negroes, with hoboes and Hindoos,
gallant gentlemen and gypsies, etc.
etc,,all cavorted together in a riot
of fun, the good people of Anyox
thus throwing, for the nonce, all
dignity to the winds. _ i
The greatest credit is due Mrs.
Eve. the Convenor of all Committees, for the results achieved. The
music which left nothing to be
desired, was furnished by Messrs.
Haesler, piano; Liddle violin; Ste-
venard, clariuet; Varnes, euphonium and Cameron, drums, with the
skilled assistance ofthe Anyox baud
The approval of all was accorded
the refreshments—-Mr. Olson's coffee
being in great demand. The eight
prizes for costumes were awarded
Best Fancy Costume lady,. Mra.
Cutler, a Valentine;    gentJeMfc^
Mr.-Cr_wfor_;'i'C»lis^.\':'S-^
Best Sustained Charaoter lady, Mm**
Morton, Radio Set; gentlemanJir.
Murdock, Kentucky Colonel.
Advertising, lady Mrs. Vincent,
Weldons Journal; gentleman, Mr. '
Cutler, Vancouver World.
Comic lady, Mrs. Dwyer, an old
Maid Sohool Teacher; gentleman
Mr. Pliimmer, Hobo.
The merriment did not cease until after 2 a.m.. All things considered it is hoped that this will
tot be the last of suoh functions to
be given by the Anyox P. T. A.
National Hockey Game
at Alice Arm
On Sunday afternoon the Alice
Arm Skating Arena was the scene
of a thrilling encounter, when the
decendants of the old Scandinavian
Vikings dosed with the Canucks in
mortal battle.
For three periods tbe battle raged
and so close was the score and evenly
matched the teams that no oue
could fortell who were to be the
victors of this unstained bloodstained battle until tbe final whistle
brought relief to the tired players
and the Canadians were declared
[jwinners by one goal.
It was" the general opinion of the
[fans that this was the fastest and
most interesting game played on the
local rink for many a long day.
Both teams played a wonderful
game in striving to uphold their
.national honor, but young,
'Canada was just a little too good
for the stalwart sons of Scandinavia
During the 1st. period both teams
scored two goals. At the end of
2nd. period the score was Canada
5, Scandinavia 4. At the end of
the game the score was 6-5 in favor
of the Canadians.
The teams were: Canadians, goal
G. Bruggy; H. Butler. T. W. Falconer, H. Fowler, G. Young, A. Falconer. Scandinavians: S. Winnerstrom, goal relieved by E. E. Hill;
G. Anderson. C. Drennan, M. Smith
J. Fiva, 0. Flint, E. Gustafson. ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Alio* Arm.   Saturday, February 28, 1924
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Arm and Anyox $2.25 Yearly
Other Parts-of Canada, $2.75
- British Isles and United States, $3.00
Notices for Crown Grants -  ,-   $10.00
• Land Notices -      -      -    . -      $10.00
Coal Notices  -      -      -      -       $6.00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch.
Contract Bates on Application. *
EDITOR  EXPLAINS
E. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
Last week we published a report
of operations of the Premier mine
for 1923 and commented on the
article in our editorial columns.
This week we publish a report of
the operations of the Granby Co's.
big Anyox plant, and we comment
on the report published this week.
The big Hidden Creek mine at
Anyox has not made such a spectacular display as the Premier.
The Premier is, to a considerable
extent, a mine producing high
grade ore, while the Hidden
Creek mine is a low grade property, and being low grade, an
immense tonnage must be produced
each year in order to keep the
plant operating. Big tonnage and
a short haul to smelter or mill for
treatment, is necessary when mining low grade ore. When mining
high grade, the ore is very often
shipped to some other district or
country for treatment, and a large
industry is thus lost, but in mining
low grade ore, such as is mined at
Hidden Creek, a large industry' is
established, providing work and
distributing wealth in the district
which is entitled to it. The
Granby Consolidated Mining,
Smelting & Power Co., Ltd. were
the first mining Co. to successfully
operate in the Northern B. C.
coast district. Before the first
furnace was blown in, in March
1914, they had spent millions of
dollars on construction work, and
have spent millions since.' They
have paid out millions of dollars in
wages, and more millions in material, and will spend millions more
in the future. They employ from
1100 to 1300 men the year round
and the wealth acquired by their
employees is distributed throughout
the entire province. All these
millions of dollars are derived from
a bunch of low grade copper ore,
which the Granby Co. are transforming into wealth for the benefit
of mankind.
It is always amusing, if sometimes
exasperating, to hear men of restricted focus discuss the merits or demerits of a newspaper. They cannot
disassociate the newspaper from
the individual at its head. They
cannot conceive such a thing as the
newspaper having a distinct entity i
quite apart from the individual or
individuals owning it. And they
get the idea that because of certain
personal considerations between
them the voice of the newspaper
should be raised in their praise or
againsttheindividualorthat. They
fail utterly to see or appreciate the
public viewpoint from whioh the
newspaper must look at things and
individuals, apart from the personal
element that must enter in some
degree. And the further amusing
part of it is that no amount of explanation will explain.—Okanagan
Commoner.
Kitsault Valley
Transportation
The Editor,
The Herald,
Alice Arm, B. C.
Dear Sir:
In regard to your editorial of a few
ago about the Kitsault road situation,
I was struck by the vagueness and uncertainty contained in that issue. It
surely is deplorable that the situation
exists, that the life blood of a promising mining centre such as the Alice
Arm district has to rely on. no more
promise than that contained in your
article. Is it not possible to get some
information regarding that railroad,?
Who owns the railroad and what are
they going to do about it.? Are they
going to let it remain idle another
year and then And it past redemption.?
Is it fair to the investor that has put
his good money into the district, on
the strength of the railroad, that it
should be allowed to become obsolete,
while the government is spending
thousands in other parts of the province for joy roads.? Would it. not be
good business to look after this particular proposition, and at least keep it
in repair.? Your civic boards and
your member who lives there, should
realize the seriousness ofthe situation,
Do you know if your district mining
engineer has looked into the matter,
and if it is not part of his duty, or just
what is his particular duty.? As the
situation exists, is it to be expected
that any outside capital can become
interested in that section, with no
outlet for their operations. HoWeve'r,
the time has now come for, a showdown between the people of Atlin
district and the government "with a
view of maintaining the road bed
that interested parties in the district
might make common use of it in the
development and operation of their
holdings. I think it is up to them to
keep faith with the prospector and
investor as measured against the
tourist and joy rider of other parts of
the province.
AN INVESTOR
A Full Line of Ladies
and Gents Clothes
Always in Stock
LEW LUN & Co., General Merchants
West Side of Smeher
ANYOX, B. C.
Prince Rupert vs. Anyox
Basketball
Following, is a more detailed
account of the Prince Rupert-
Auyox game than we published
last week.
Owing to the late arrival of the
boat, basketball fans kept late hours
on Thursday last week when Prince
Rupert after a'very close and exciting game with score at 35-32 came
out victorious had it all their own
way in the first Half, but the locals
found their stride in the second
and played the* opposition to a
standstill. MitohellandBalforewere
the outstanding stars for the visitors, Mitohell had the misfortune to
break his nose in the second half,
and was forced to retire being replaced 6. Mitohell. Hall, playing
centre for Anyox was foroed out of
the game in the early part of* the
second half via the four personal
foul route, and was followed by
Bob Stewart a few minutes later
for the same offence. Greenwell
replaced Stewart and Geo. Lee went
on for Hall.
Harry Down,. Fred Brown and
Hall played well for the locals.
Harry Down was easily the outstanding star.
Anyox team: Guards, Down and
York; Centre, Hall; Forwards,
Brown, and Stewart; Spares, Lee
and Greenwell.
KITSAULT GAPE
\ ALICE ARM
Meals Served at All Hours
br'ead and pastry always for sale
GUS.   ANDERSON,   Proprietor
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LAUNCH, "AWAKE"
Leaves Alice Arm for Anyox 9 a.m.
Tuesdays. Thursdays & Saturdays
Returning Same Days at 3 p.m.
SPECIAL   TRIPS  BY   ARRANGEMENT
Anyox Community
League
Council meets every Wednesday
Evening, at 7.30 p.m. Every
second Wednesday of month at
Mine Hall; every first, third and
fourth Wednesday at Recreation
Hall.
If you can suggest anything to
better conditions, tell it to us at
the meetings.
FIRST CLASS ROOMS
For Rent, by Day, Week or Month.
Reasonable Rates.
CIGARS, TOBACCO & SOFT DRINKS
POOL ROOM IN CONNECTION
N. SUTILOVICH, Prop.
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BAGGAGE. FREIGHT. TEAMING. COAL AND
WOOD.   PACK TRAINS & SADDLE HORSES
Office: Next to Post Office
J. M. Morrison, Manager
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FOR MEN, WOMEN   AND CHILDREN
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GENERAL MERCHANT
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BRITISH  COLUMBIA
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
Has produced minerals valued as follows: Placer Gold, $76,542,203; Lode Gold, $109,647,661; Silver,
$59,814,266; Lead, $51,810,891; Copper, $170,723,242; Zino, $24,625,853; Goal and Coke, $238,289,565;
Building Stone, Briok, Cement, $36,605,942; Miscellaneous Minerals, $1,358,839; making its mineral
production to the end of 1922 show y.:. ■ '
An Aggregate Value of $769,418,462
The substantial progress of the Mining Industry in this Province is strikingly exhibited in the following
figures, which show the value of production for successive five-year periods: For all years to 1895, inclusive,
|94,547,241; for five years, 1896-1900, $57,607,967; forfiveyears, 1901-1905, $96,507,968; for five years, 1906
1910, $125,534,474; for five years, 1911-1915, $142,072,603; forfive years, 1916-1920, $189,922,725; for the
year 1921, $28,066,641, and for the year 1922, $35,158,843.
Production During last ten years, $339,280,940
Lode-mining has only been in progress for about 33 years, and not 20 per cent of the Province has been
even prospected; 300,000 square miles of unexplored mineral bearing land are open for prospecting.
I      The Mining Laws of this Province are more liberal and the fees lower than those of any -other Province
jin the Dominion, or any Colony in the British Empire.
■ Mineral locations are granted to discoverers for nominal ^ees. ,
Absolute Titles are obtained by developing such properties, security of which is guaranteed by
[Crown Grants.    :
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may _6 obtained gratis by addressing
THE HON. THE MINISTER OF MINES,
, VICTORIA, British Columbia ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HEKALD,   Alice Abm. 'Saturday, February 23,. 1924
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B. P.O. Elks
Dominion Of Canada
ANYOX LODGE No. 47 '
Meets Every Monday, 8 p.m.
Elk's Hall
Kitsault Jewelry
Store
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ALICE ARM
Watches Repaired
A First Class Line of Jewelry
Always Carried in Stock
S. Wickwire Manager
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Bluebird Cafe
Anyox
MEALS AT ALL HOURS
Home-made Pastry & Cakes
Soda Fountain
Mrs.  M.   BRYDEN
Proprietoreaa
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LANDACTAMENDMENTS
PRE-EMPTIONS
Vacant, unreserved/' aurveyed
•Jrown lands may be pre-empted by
British subjects over 18 years of age,
and by aliens on declaring intention
to become British subjects, conditional upon residence, occupation,
a nd ^jnprovamont for agricultural
piirpbiea.   '
Full Information concerning regu-
.atlons regarding pre-emptions Is
giverl In Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
"How ,to Pre-empt Land," copies ot*
which, can be obtained free of charge
hy addressing the Department of
Lands, Victoria, B.C., or to any Gov-,
i rnment Agent
Records will be granted covering
only land suitable for agricultural
purposes, and. which Is not timber-
land," i.e., carrying over 6,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Range.
Applications for pre-emptions are
io: be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Dl -
vision, In which the land applied for
is situated, and are made on printed
.forms, copies of which can be obtained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years and Improvements .made
to value of $10 per acre, including
clearing and cultivating at least five
acres, before a Crown Grant can oe
received.
FOr more detailed Information see
Ithe Bulletin "How to Pre-empt
iLand."   '.      ■ ■■■'
PURCHA8E
Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved
'Crown lands, not being tlmberland,
.for agricultural purposes; minimum
iprlce of first-class (arable) land is $6
'per acre, and second-class (grazing)
land. $2.50 per acre. Further information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands is given In Bulletin
No. 10, Land Series, "Purchase and
Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or Industrial sites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions including payment of
•tumpage.
\ . HOMESITE LEASES
i Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20
ladresj, may be leased as homesltes,
{conditional upon a dwelling being
.erected in the first year, title being
obtainable after residence and improvement conditions are fulfilled
and land has been, surveyed.
'"   LEA8B8
For gracing, and  industrial. purposes areas not exceeding MO acres
may be leased by one person or a
company. ;
GRAZING
Under the Grazing Aot the Province Is divided into (rasing districts
and the range administered under a
Gnu-tag Commissioner. Annual
graslng permits are Issued baaed on
numbers ranged, priority being given
tb established owners. Stock-owners
'may form associations for range
management Free, or partially free,
permit* are available for settlers;'
campers and travellers, up  to ten
Sir Henry. Thornton Expects
Increased Earnings
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In a talk to the Canadian National employees by radio last week
Sir Henry W. Thornton, chairman
and president of the system, pointed
out that while the net earnings of
the company last year amounted
to twenty million dollars, he hoped'
this year to make it thirty million.
Given a little luok and the hearty
support of his men he had every
confidence that'the objeotive ooiild
be readied.
New Silver Camp in Yukon
Referring the rush now iii progress from Mayo to the newly discovered silver region of Beaver
River distriot in the Yukon territory, W. E. Cocklield, of the dominion government geological survey
states that silver lead ores have
been discovered at many points and
with much of the area still unpros*
pected there is an excellent chance
that further discoveries will be made
The district is fairly accessible,
being within a few miles of territory
already prospected aiid partly
worked.
British Columbia Salmon is
Best
Attention is called by Hon. Wm.
Sloan, commissioner of fisheries, to
the campaign proceeding the recent
election in Great Britain, when the
opponents of, preferential trade
with the Overseas Dominions stated
that Canadian canned salmon was
inferior to the American pack".
This statement raised the ire of
Agent General F. C. Wade, who
secured letters from many leading
British dealers in canned salmon,
letters that showed plainly that the
British Columbia product was far
better than the Alaskan or American Hsh.
Moose Ladies Dance Draws
Many Enthusiasts
The Catholic Hall was again filled to capacity on Saturday last
when the ladies ofthe Moose Order
gave their Saturday evening popular dance; The orohestra consisted
of Mrs. Pynn, violin; E. Waterman,
drums; and C. McMillan, violin,
: They will hold another dance tonight at the Catholio Hall at 9 p.m.
Beach Cafe
ANYOX
BREAD, CAKES,   PASTRY
Meals at All Hours
T. GILLESPIE
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Alice Arm
Hotel
Double Rooms $2.50.    Single
Rooms $1.50.   Single Beds 50c.
Rates Made by the Week
Pool Tables, Cigars, Cigarettes,
Tobacco and Soft Drinks
Mrs. E. M. McCOY  Proprietoress
^
C. N. R. Earnings Increase
An increase of nearly $11,000,000
in the net operating revenues on all
lines of the Canadian National Railways during eleven months of 1923
is shown by official figures given
out this month.
Anyox Community
League
If you are in need of a mental
tonic, take advantage of the
League Library. 'The digestion
of a good book is often the
cause of a different viewpoint
An Irishman was handling dina-
mite in a quarry. He let one stick,
fall and. the whole box went up,
taking Mike with it. The quarry
boss came around later and said to
andther Irishman "Where's Mike?"
''He's gone," replied Pat,
"When will he be baok?" asked
the boss.
"Well, replied Pat, "if he comes
back as fast as he left he will be
back yesterday."        \
ATLIN ELECTORAL
DISTRICT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
I shall, on Monday the 7th. day of
April, 1024, at the hour of ten o'clock
in the forenoon, at the Government
Office, Anyox, hold a special sitting of
the Court pf Revision for the purpose
of revising the list of voters for the
said electoral district, and of hearing
and determining any and all objections
to the retention of any name on the
said list, or to the .registration as a
voter of any applicant for registration;
and for the other purposes set forth
in the "Provincial Elections Act."
Dated at Anyox, B. O. this 1-th. day
of February, 1924.
JOHN CONWAY.
.    .i  .   .  Registrar of Voters,
Atlin Electoral District.
USE
GRANBY BENZOL
THE BEST MOTOR FUEL
FOR SALE BY THE
GRANBY STORE
ANYOX
The Welcome
Pool Room
Alice Arm
Tobacco aid Soft Drinks
Pool Tables, Cigars, Cigarettes
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
Orders   Taken  for  all
Kinds of
Finished Build'
ing Material
S. DUMAS, Alice Arm
L_
Anyox
Barber Shops
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MINE AND BEACH
]_
Mine Cafe
ANYOX
MEALS at ALL HOURS
Fresh Bread; Cakes, Pies
- and Pastry
FISH & CHIP SUPPERS
J. F0XLEY, Proprietor
SUNSET
Rooming House
AUCE ARM
First Clan Rooms to Rent ty Day,
Week or Month
Soft Drinks, Cigars, Cigarettes aid Tobacco
R. ROMAN
PROPRIETOR
Subscribe to The Herald
GRANBY CONSOLIDATED MNING,
SMELTING & POWER Co. Limited
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Producers of Copper, Coal, Coke, Benzol and .
Ammonium Sulphate
Purchasers of Ores of Copper and Siliceous Ores
of Gold and Silver
MAIN OFFICEt-Anyox, Bi C.
Mackinaw Shirts
We have just received a new shipment of Heavy Mackinaw
Shirts.   These Shirts are made of Army Wool, Seamless,
and made specially to our order
Extra Heavy Woollen Socks I Why be Cold and Wet when
and Rubber Footwear     I   Bruggy can keep yon warm
BRUGGY'S STORED a™
Anyox ===
Community
League SEEEEE&
RECREATION HALL
Get the HabUThreeNightsa
Week
TUESDAY; THURSDAY,
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Be Sure & Keep These Nights
for the Pictures
WE SHOW  THE BEST
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AL.  FALCONER
ALICE ARM
Baggage, Heavy Freighting and Pack Horses
Wellington Lump Coal. Slab Wood
Cut any Length, $3.50, per Load
EVERY ORDER GIVEN IMMEDIATE ATTENTION
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MEAT   MARKET
ALICE ARM
WHOLESALE AND  RETAIL
Dealer in Fresh. Salt and Smoked Meats,
Fish and Poultry
W.   A.   WILSON,   Proprietor
-J ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Alioe  Arm.   Saturday, February 23, 1924
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Moose Popular Saturday
Night Dances
Don't forget TONIGHT, Saturday, February 23rd, Dance
at Catholic Hall, at 9 p.m.
Admission 50c.     Ladies Free, if
accompanied by gentleman
Refreshments obtainable it small charge
EVERYBODY   WELCOME
E^|___ll__ __=_£__ iil__3
Boot and Shoe
Repairing
First Class Work
Highest Grade Material
Used
C. H. WALKER Alice Arm
Opposite Royal Buds
j     ANYOX NOTES
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The Catholic Ladies will hold a Card
Party and Dance, at the Catholic Hall
on Friday, February 29th. Cards
from 8 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. Refreshments and Prizes. Dancing until 2
a.m.   Admission 50 cents.
Mr. Frank J. Dorsey, representing
the, LaSelle Extension University is
in town on business.
Mi^S. Wallstedt, D.D. S. D., Loyal
Order of Moose, paid a visit to Anyox,
on Monday, and proceeded to Stewart,
en route for Ketchikan,
The S; S. Marmion towing the barge
John (1. Potter, left for Maple Bay on
Thursday evening fdr the first shipment of ore from the Outsider mine.
There are 800 tons of ore in the bunkers awaiting shipment.
Subscribe to the
HERALD
$2.25 a year
Gas will decide future wars says
an army expert. It already has
decided many a political battle.
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Kitsault House
AUCE ARM
Rooms for Rent by Day,
Week or Month
ROOMS, 75c. AND UP
All Kinds of Soft Drinks
F. J. BISHOP, Prop.
Sawmill Now Ready
The repair work and overhauling
of the Granby) Company's Sawmill
at Larcum Island has been completed and the mill is now ready for
handling logs from the Company's
logging camps. Within the next
few days the mill will be in operation, sawing lumber for the con-
struotion of logging oamps at Alice'
Arm.   '
S. S. Amur Off the Rocks
The S. 8. Amur was floated off
the rocks at noon, on Tuesday, and
is being towed south for repairs. -
ALICE ARM NOTES
3C3DC
Magazines   Candies   Drugs
Subscriptions received at Publishers' Prices for all Magazines
Newspapers, and other Periodicals.   Also leading American
and Foreign Newspapers.
W. M. CummingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papers
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
DC
3C3DC
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n« Brew for YOU
Because:
"Caecade"' etande for all that Ie good in
beer brewing. It ha* behind ft the
resources of the most ecientiSc plant in
the Weet. It indieatee purity beyond
reproach. It euree the longeet thiret,
invitee the palate, bringe the healthy
glow of good cheer and content. It ie
the Million-dollar Brew —brewed for
YOV.
Get acquainted with
"Cascade" at the Government Liquor Store today.
VANCOUVER BREWERIES
\ LIMITED
l_s__s_s_sV_s_s_^Ks<_s--'_r_s_s_s-l
This advertisement Is not published or displayed by tbe Liquor Control
Board or by the Government of British Columbia.
See Al. Falconer for Wood or
Coal
Mr. A. Davidson arrived home
yesterday from holidays spent in
Vancouver, Seattle and Spokane,
Wash.
Constable A. Dryden of Anyox.
was a visitor in town'during the
week.
Mr. Wm. MoFarlane arrived in
town  yesterday,  from    Stewart,
where  he  has  been  since    last
i i ■
summer.
Mr. J. Gillis, provincial constable, arrived . on'■■< Monday, from
Swanson Bay, and will be stationed
here permanently.
Mr. Wm. Kerr, an old resident
of the camp .arrived yesterday
from Prince Rupert.
Hand Laundry Work. Moderate
Prices*—Miss B. Crawford, Alice
Arm.  .
Mrs. W. A. Wilson left on Mon*
day for Anyox Hospital, where she
will undergo treatment    ,
Mr. fl. Carney left Anyox Hospital on Tuesday, for his home
down the inlet. Mr. Carney has
been in hospital for the past few
weeks, suffering from a slight
attack of pnemonia.
Latest copies of the Vanoouver
Province, Sun and World, for sale
at W. M. CummingSj Post Offioe,
Messrs. J. B. Robinson, and J.
McAleenan left on Monday for
Prince Rupert. '
The S. S. Chilliwaok, Capt.
Smith, arrived on Tuesday with
fifty tons of coal fbr T. W.
Falconer, and a roll of wine cable
for E. Carlson, of the Abbotsford
Logging Co's, Camp.
Mr. J. A. Stephen, district road
engineer, left on Thursday on a
business trip Prince Rupert and
Stewart.
Support home industries. We
oan handle all your laundry. Suits
cleaned and pressed. All work
done at home.—Harry Wilson,
Alice Arm.
Hockey teams from Stewart,
comprising teams of men and
Women, will arrive in town next
Thursday evening providing the
ice at the rink is skatable.
The Rev. Rushbrook will hold
Divine Service at the Anglican
Churoh, tomorroW evening, at 7.30
p.m.   Sunday Sohool at 11 a.m.
, See Al. Falconer for Freight
and Pack Horses.
Loyal Order
of Moose
Anyox Lodge No. 1412
Members Please Note
Lodge Night for Feb. 29 Cancelled
Quarterly Dues Now Receivable
Dictator:
J. G. Elms.
Secretary:
S. Spragg
P.(5.Bo_89.
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STEAMSHIP
TICKET AGENCY
TICKETS TO ALL PARTS
OFTHE WORLD
Agent for all Steamship
Companies
Write for Rates and Information—
B. P. McNaughton.
District Passenger Agent,
Prince Bupert. B.'O.
Canadian National Railways
3,
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The Herald
$2.25 a Year
Anyox & Alice Arm
LEGAL NOTICE
In the Matter of the MINEBAL
ACT and FOBPEITUBE of INTEB-
ESTof Co-Owners|whohavefailed to
Contribute.
To W. J. VanHouten of Hollywood,
in the state of California, U. S. A. and
W. G. H. Campbell of Port Haney, in
the Province of British Columbia.
WHEBAS you the said W. J. VanHouten and W. G. H. Campbell are
each a holder of an undivided one-
quarter interest in the "Big Strike"
Mineral Claim situated in the Portland
Canal District, Alice Arm, B, C. located the 8th day of June 1919 and
recorded at Anyox, B.C. upon the 19th
day of June 1919.
AND WHEBEA8 Douglas B. Shewan and Bobert T. Colquhoun are each-
a holder of an undivided one-quarter
interest in the said Mineral Claim.
NOW you the said W. J. VanHouten
and W. G. H. Campbell are hereby
given notice that the said Douglas E.
Shewan and Bobert T. Colquhoun
(have made the whole expenditure upon
the said Mineral Claim for theVear
ending the 10th day of June 1928 as
required by'Sections 48 and 51 of the
Mineral Act.
AND that if you the said W. J. VanHouten and W. G. H. Campbell shall
fail or refuse to contribute your proportion of the said expenditure required by the said Sections 48 and 51 of the
Mineral Act together with all costs of
advertising on or before the first day
of March 19J24 your respective
interests iu the said Mineral Claim
shall become vested in your Co-owners
to wit; Douglas R. . Shewan and
Bobert T. Colquhoun (who have made
the required expenditure, pro rata) on
filing with the Mining Becorder of the
Division in which the said claim is
situated, this Notice in full and on fulfilment Of the requirements of Sections
28 of the Mineral Act: and do yon the ,
said W. J. VanHouten and W. G. H.
Campbell govern yourselves  accord,-
mf BANK C. SAUNDEBS, Solicitor
'     for Douglas B. Shewan    and
\*    Bobert*'' Ti   Oolquhoun,   whose
address for service and place of
business is 402, Dominion Building, Vancouver, B. C.
Anything that is New or Novel
in Men's Caps we have it
Big Shipment just received,
select  patterns,    correct,
styles, made by experts
Six Dozen Job
Caps going at
85c each
Men's Wear Department
GRANBY  STORES
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Winter Steamship Service
S.S. PRINCE RUPERT will leave Anyox for
Prince Rupert, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle.
and intermediate points, Thursday, 11.00
p.m. ,      *
S.S. PRINCE JOHN will sail from Prince Rupert, for Vancouver,
via Queen Charlotte Island ports, January 2nd, 16th, 80th, February
13th, 27th, March 12th, 26th.
PASSENGER TRAIN SERVICE FROM PRINCE RUPERT
DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY, at 0.45 p.m., for Smithers, Prince
George, Edmonton and Winnipeg, making direct connections for
all points East and South.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings ot further information, apply to any Canadian National Agent, or to R. F. McNAUGHTON, District Paaaenger Agent,
Prince Rupert, B. C.

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