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 A little paper
with all the
news and a big
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
$2.00 a Year J
Alice Arm and }
Anyox. S2.25 to ;
all other points. I
VOL. 14,   NO. 9
Alick Arm, B. C. Saturday, September 8, 1934
5 cents each.
Adanacs Win Softball
Championship Of
With the series tied up with
one win apiece, the Adanacs, holders of the Beach championship
crashed through to win the Softball
Championship of Anyox on Sunday
130 Level, Mine Champions, put
up a real ball game, but a lead of
six runs, set by the Adanacs in the
first inning, was just too much for
the underground men.
Though the Mine boys got two
home runs off Ion, Dodsworth of
the champions did that to Windle
all by himself. The muckers and
miners slowly ate up the Adanacs
lead; but too slowly to win. The
game ended at a score of 7-10,
Joe Antrobus, shortstop for the
Mine, deserves gold medals for the
brand of ball he has played during
the whole series. Benny Windle
who probably can be expected to
excel in softball just as he does in
all other sports, nevertheless deserves great credit for his game.
Benny is, without a doubt, the most
versatile athelete in Anyox
The Adanacs who started in the
league with just a faint idea that
they might become a team to be
reckoned with, have shown what a
real team fighting spirit can do.
The championship lineup—F.
Dodsworth c, ]. Buntain, lb., J.
Ion p., D. Evans 2b., I. Davies3b.,
H. Cook ss., A. Horner rf., F. Gordon cf., G. Hunter If., C. Dresser
rf., B. Nelson sub., J. Pinckney sub,
The genial ''Sparky" Johnson is
the very proud manager of the team.
How We Fared For Rain
And Snow Last Year
Railway Will   Employ
Sixty Men
Will Spend $30,000 This Fall
It is expected that sixty men will
be put to work this fall on the extension of the Canadian North -eastern railway at Stewart, which is
being undertaken by the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Co.
Sum of $30,000 will be spent on
the project this year. Part of the
work will be the construction toward the Naas Valley from the pre>
sent end of steel at Red Cliff about
14 miles from Stewart. All rock
work will be handled on a contract
By spending $30,000 this year
the Consolidated Co. retains its rail
way charter, under an agreement
with the Provincial Government.
Following is a table showing the
rainfall and snowfall in various
parts of the provinoe for the year
Prinoe Rupert
Ocean Falls
HendersonL., V.I. 253.74
Dawson Y. T.
Rossland    B
Henderson Lake on the west
ooast of Vancouver Island reoeived
the greatest rainfall and Elko, East
Kootenay was the driest spot iu
B. 0. Dawson. Yukon Territory
reoeived less rainfall than any town
in British Columbia.
Rain lai.
Snow hi.
• 149.1
Indians Sentenced For Evading Fishery Laws
Three Indians, Joe and Gregory
Rush and Rufus Watts, were
brought to Anyox on Monday by
Capt. A. Molvor, superintendent
of fisheries of the Naas River dis
trict. They arrived on board the
Fishery Patrol launch "Metra" in
command of Capt. A. Paton.
The accused had been arrested
on a charge of evading the fishing
aws. They appeared in court on
Tuesday and were found guilty.
Joe and Gregory Rush, who are
brothers were each fined $25.00
and costs or thirty days in jail.
Rufus Watts was fined $25.00 and
costs or thirty days and his boat
was confiscated.    .
Alice Arm Notes
Mrs. J. Trinder, accompanied by
her daughter Joan, left on Monday
for Prince Rupert, where they plan
to reside for a time.
Mrs. G. Jordan, who has been
visiting her brother E. Moss, left
on Monday for her home in New
Miss Marguerite Moss, left on
Monday for Prince Rupert where
she will attend high school.
Miss Alma Evindsen left on Monday where she will attend High
school during the present term.
Mrs. F. D. Kydd left on Friday
last for Anyox after spending holidays with Mrs. J. Weir.
Wm. Adams, A. H, Kirby, and A.
MacDonald were visitors from Anyox over the week end to take part
in the opening of the duck and
goose season on Saturday.
J. Hanson, accompanied by Gilbert Nelson, arrived on Saturday
from Anyox on board bis own
launch for the week-end holidays.
Miss Florence Dodsworth arrived
from Anyox on Monday. She will
be in charge of the local school
during the present term.
Mr. and Mrs. K. MacDonald and
family arrived froiti Anyox on Sat
urday for summer holidays.
Rupert and Anyox Will
Battle Tonight
Dance In Honor of Visitors
Anyox  Y. P. A.  Hold
Dance For Departing
The first softball game between
Prince Rupert and Anyox will take
place tonight Saturday September
8th. at the ball field. After the
game a dance will be held, in honor
of the visitors, in the Gymnasium.
Tomorrow night, Sunday the 9th.
the second game will be held.
Softball has proved popular in
Anyox and great credit due to those
whose hard work and faith in the
game has put it over. This last
series of games and the dance tonight is a fitting end to a very successful and enjoyable season.
Response to the request for sup-J
port is one way in which the fans
can show gratitude and if Anyox
fans will give softball the encouragement it deserves, tonight's dance
will be a real scccess.
Will  Attend  College  In
Mr, and Mrs. T. W. Cavers, accompanied ' by their daughters,
Flora aud Marion and son William
left on Monday for Ontario. Misses
Marion and Flora will attend college at Guelph during the coming
term and William will enter King's
College, Kingston. Mr. and Mrs.
Cavers will return to Anyox after
visiting friends in the east.
No Picture Shows  Tonight
On account of the dance being
held this evening (Saturday) in
honor of the visiting Prince Rupert
Softball Team there will be no
showing of pictures at the Anyox
Community League Theatre, the
show having been held on Friday
evening instead.
We can't escape duty and  escape trouble.
Anyox Notes
Mr. and Mrs. J. Cody, their son
Trevelyn and Leslie Murdoch returned on Monday from a holiday
spent in the south.
Mrs. C. P. Ashmore and Master
Phillip Ashmore returned on Monday from the south.
Miss M. E. McGuire, Miss R.
Glaser, Miss B. S. Elderkin and
Miss E. Patmore arrived on Monday from the south, to join the
staff of school teachers for the
present term.
Miss Lenore Wilkinson returned
on Monday from a visit to the south
P. Loudon, B. Kirkland and J
McCloskey   returned   on   Monday
from the south.
P. Forde returned on Monday
from a holiday visit to Vancouver,
Mrs. A. Hardy left on Monday
for a visit to Prince Rupert.
Mrs. W. T. Tamkin and family
left on Monday for Vancouver where
'they will reside.
Mrs. J. Wynne and son, left on
Monday for Vancouver.
Mrs. N. A. Goater left on Monday tor a visit to the south.
Miss M. Barclay and Miss E.
Blumitt left on Monday for Van
Mrs. P. Bonnett left on Monday
for Prince Rupert.
V. J. Floss left on Monday for
a holiday visit to Vancouver.
R. Allen and  P. O'Neill left on
Monday for Prince Rupert.
Continued on Page 4
Ducks and Geese Scarce At
Alice Arm
The open season for ducks and
geese commenced on Saturday, and
brjght and early local sportsmen of
both Alice Arm and Anyox were
at their favorite points to take advantage of the unsuspecting birds.
The bags around Alice Arm during Saturday were not heavy,
Barney Turbitt brought home two
geese and Wm. Cummings returned with four ducks. Heavier bags
were, however, reported around
During the week four more
geese were shot at Alice Arm, two
by Mrs. H. Nucioh, one by G. Anderson and another by B. Turbitt.
On the evening of Wednesday
August 29th. the Anyox Y. P. A.
held a small dance and party in the
vestry at Christ Church, in honor
of Miss Florence Dodsworth who
is teaching school at Alice Arm for
the ensuing term; Miss Flora and .
Miss Marion Cavers who are leaving
for school in the east, and Mr. John
Dodsworth who leaves this week
for Vancouver to attend the University. The evening, which was occupied mostly with dancing, was
one of those successful and entertaining gatherings for which the
A. Y. P. A. is becoming known.
With a brief farewell address
Rev. Abraham presented each of
the departing members with pins
emblematic of the A. Y. P. A. as
small souvenirs of many happy and
profitable evenings.
Miss Florence Dodsworth with a
few well chosen words, replied for
those who were being honoured.
The Syncopals, who donated their
services, added much to a very enjoyable evening. With Mr. H.
Lindgren as cornetist and Billy
Wilson hitting everything in sight
at the traps this orchestra continues to make real dance music.
Refreshments were served after
which the entire company gathered
around and sang "For They are
Jolly Good Fellows," and on this
happy note the party closed.
Commencing in early October the
A. Y. P. A. will again meet regularly and will welcome all old and
new members to the vestry of Christ
Loyal Order of Moose Dance
Was Very Enjoyable
A very enjoyable dance was held
in the gymnasium on Labor Day
by the Loyal Order of Moose. The
music rendered by the Revellers'
Orchestra was superb and the delicious plate supper served in the
spaoious dining room further added
to the success of the evening.
Quite a number of people attended
this, the first dance of the new
First Cohoe Salmon Caught
At Alice Arm
The honor of catching the first
cohoe salmon of the season at Alice
Arm belongs to Wm. Cummings,
He caught a beauty at the Kitsault
River dam with a spoon bait.
Community League Will Hold
Another Fight Card
Tentative arrangements are being
made for another A. C. L. fight
card next month, as an opening
event in the Gym.
Fight cards in Anyox are popular
and Jim Donaldson claims that if
he can get the material he wants,
this will be the best yet.
The fight card will officially open
the Gym. for the winter season,
when basketball will again occupy
the hearts and minds of those inclined to sport.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. E: Fitzpatrick at tho Anyox General Hospital on Tuesday, August 28th. a
The Herald is $2.00 a year.
Advertise in the Herald ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD.   Saturday. September 8,  1934
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Arm and Anyox $2.00 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, $2.25
British Isles and United States, $2.50
Notices for Crown Grants -   -   $10.00
Land Notices ....      $10.00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch
Contract Rates on Application.
E. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
Journey of Arctic Rein-
Deer Almost Over
After a trek of four years across
Alaska and the northern corner of
the Yukon, nearly 3,000 reindeer
were being purchased by the Canadian Government in 1929, are now
at the west side of the delta of the
Mackenzie River in the Northwest
Territories, and wait the coming of
winter when they will cross the
mouth of the Mackenzie on the ice.
Under the direction of experienced reindeer herders the herd began the arduous 1,000-mile journey
across the roof of the world from
Napaktoolek in Western Alaska to
the Mackenzie River delta in December 1929. Early in January,
1934, the herd started on the 70
mile dash across the mouth of the
Mackenzie from the west to the
east side, but once on the frozen
river, it was discovered that, owing
to the high winds and blizzards
which had prevailed during the winter, large stretches of the ice had
been blown clear of snow, and as
the deer cannot travel on glare ice
it was necessary to make frequent
and long detours from the route originally selected in order to get
footing for the animals. To still
furthur intensify the difficulties, after they had been out for more than
48 hours on the ice a heavy blizzard
arose and in the midst of this the
deer stampeded back along their
trail to the grazing area near Shingle Point where they had spent last
Another attempt to cross the
Mackenzie will be made in the autumn of this year when the delta
freezes over again.
Mine Softballers Qualify
To Meet Rupert
Defeated Beach Team 2-1
The third and deciding game for
the softball championship of Anyox
was played at the ball field on Wednesday August 29th.
From the viewpoiut of the fans,
' probably no more exciting and suspense-filled game has ever been
played in Anyox.
To call the game air-tight would
be an understatement. Both teams
functioned perhaps as nearly perfect
as any aggregation of humans could.
From start to finish the game was
Mine Minstrel Troupe Will
Give Entertainment
in doubt.     Though    winning   the| |Coggin as end men, the  show just
Three Important Stewart
The past month has seen three
new and important developments
get under way in the Stewart district.
Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company's operations on Big
Missouri were increased to include
the driving of a 2500-foot tunnel
from the Day group over Missouri
Ridge, with the object of opening
at depth the orebodies disclosed by
the Province tunnel.
United Empire Mine crosscut into
its ore in the lower tunnel and
found a width of 15 feet of good
grade material there.
And now the Consolidated Mining
and Smelting Company has begun
its preparation for a start on the
Canadian Northeastern Railway.
game two runs to one, the Mine
can lay no claim to being the better
team. They simply got what is
commonly known as "the breaks."
No criticism could be found with
the Beach team and they can certainly lay claim to sympathy in
losing the best and hardest fought
ball game of the year.
Adanacs Defeat Ex-Rupert
Both the Adanacs and Ex-Rupert
won a game apiece in the Beach
championship series, the last game
was played-on Thursday August
30th. The game was disappointing
after the class of ball that was played the evening before between the
Mine and Beach.
There seems to be no excuse for
Ex-Rupert's loss unless one takes
into consideration the fact that several of their players have been playing strenuous ball of late and may
have been stale. At any rate the
Adanacs very deservedly won the
Beach title to the tune of 12-6.
City of Greenwood Presents
Land To Mining Co.
The City Council of Greenwood
has given Superior Gold Mines, Ltd.
clear title to seven and one-half
acres of land situated in the northeast corner of the city, as a location
for their 50-ton mill which they now
have under construction. The com
pany has also acquired 2.2 acres of
surface rights from other parties,
so they now own approximately ten
acres clear title for the mill site.
The City Council has also agreed
to a fixed taxation of $25.00 per
annum, during the time the company maintains the mill in operation, as an added inducement for
the company to locate within the
city limits. The erection of this
mill, with the probability that small
operators of the district can have
their ores treated locally, is very
important to the city, and lo the
development of the camp generally.
Mr. Harry Bamforth of Chrysan
themum Coon's fame, has hinted at
another show to be held in the near
The Chrysanthemum Coons which
was presented last spring, was a
show in the real minstrel sense and
many have been the requests for
more entertainment of the same high
Mr. Bamforth, manager of the
last show, has under pressure yielded, and the new show Will be presented some time this fall.
With Ed.   Blundell  and Johnny
couldn't be anything but good. If
the enthusiasm at the Mine counts
for anything the show will be even
better than last year.
A Complete Line
We have on hand at all times a Complete Line of Men's
Wearing Apparel, including Heavy and Dress Boots and
Shoes. Rubbers of all kinds, Underclothes, Shirts, Socks.
Hats, Caps, Heavy Woollen Pants, Mackinaw Coats and
Pants, Windbreakers, Dress Suits, Waterproof Coats,
Overalls, Gloves, Etc.
LEW  LUN  & Co.
General Merchants, Anyox
West side of Smelter.
B.  P. O.  ELKS
Dominion ol Canada and Newfoundland
Meets every second and fourth Monday ol
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application lo club manager
Diversion and Use
TAKE NOTICE that Esperanza
Mines, Ltd. whose address is 618
Broughton Street Victoria, B. C. will
apply for a licence to take and use
12 cubic feet per second of water out
of Falls Creek, which flows easterly
and drains into Kitsault River about
one half mile from the town of Alice
Arm. The water will be diverted at a
point about 3000 feet up Falls Creek
from its junction with the KltBault
River, and will be. used for power purpose upon the mine described as Esperanza Mines, Alice Arm.
This notice was posted on the ground
on the 7th. day of August, 1934. A
copy of this notice and an application
pursuant thereto and to the "Water
Act" will be filed in the office of the
Water Recorder at Prince Rupert,
Objections to the application may
be filed with the said Water Recorder!
or with the Comptroller of Water
Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B. C, within thirty days after the
first appearance of this notice in a
local newspaper.
Esperanza Mines, Ltd., Applicant.
By J. C. Harris Secretary, Agent.
The date of the first publical'
this notice is August 17th. 1934.
Bread,  Cakes, Pastry,
First-class  Business  Lots at
$200   each,  and   Residential
Lots  as low as $25,
Now ia the Time to Buy Property
Agent for Alice Arm Mining
and Development Co.
We carry at all times a Full Line of First Class
Groceries;    also Heavy and  Shelf Hardware.
Clothes,   Boots,   Shoes   and   Rubbers   of   all
descriptions.   A large stock to choose from
Alice Arm
Unemployment In B. C. Is
According to announcements from
the Labour Depaitment, Victoria,
those on relief at the end of July
totalled 87,829 which is the lowest
total since September 30th.,  1932.
Make the Hotel Grosvenor your
home while in Vancouver. Here
is every comfort and serv'ce—
cheerful lounge, writing and smoking rooms, dining room. Just two
blocks away is the centre of Vancouver's shopping and theatre district.    Rates are very reasonable.
Dall,: V. I
•i Bath • »1 JO T«\-.
th Bath -12.00 /"S^»~r\
Det'd Bath $ 9.00
With Bath $12.00
■     <(t."BLOCKS''Fftdfvi CITY  CENTRE)
The Minerals of British Columbia
This Province offers excellent opportunities for useful and
profitable investment.    British Columbia has produced
OVER $1,352,000,000 WORTH OF MINERALS.
The gross value of mineral production for the six months
ended June 30th. 1934, exclusive of gold premium, is
estimated at $18,667,691.00, an increase of 50.5 per cent,
over the estimated value of the production in the corresponding six-month period of 1933.
GOLD PRODUCTION: Gold production showed a
decided increase; a total return in Canadian funds
to the gold producers of British Columbia during the
first six months for 1934 being approximately
$5,028,124.00, an increase of 81.3 per cent, over
the return in Canadian funds received during the
first half of 1933.
Recent Publications of the Department of Mines
Annual Report of the Honourable the Minister of
Mines, for the year 1933.
Summary and Review of the Mineral Industry of
British Columbia for the six months ended June 30th. 1934.
Bulletin "British Columbia the Mineral Industry"
(containing a short history of mining, a synopsis of the
mining laws, and other data of value to prospectors.)
"Placer Mining in British Columbia."
Non-Metallic Mineral Investigations: "Barite," "Asbestos;" "Glassware;" '"Clay;" "Magnesite and Hydro-
For Results,  Advertise  in  the
Herald ALICE   AK.M   AND   ANYOX   HERALD.  Saturdaj. September 8,  JHH4
Honesty, courage and modesty
are the cardinal virtues that
make tor success and they should
be the Ideal of every Canadian
tray, said E. W. Beatty, chairman
and president of the Canadian
Pacific Railway, ln addressing
the Montreal District Scout
Council at their headquarters ln
that city recently. Mr. Beatty was
speaking in his capacity as president of the Canadian General
Council of the Boy Scouts' Association and at a function at
which he  had   been presented
with a copy of the new Scout
song book, "Songs for Canadian
Boys." The appeal of this book
is to all classes of boys and
girls, to adults and to the English-speaking world generally.
Some of the finest poems in the
language are included, making
the book an anthology in Itself.
The songs include those common
to the Empire, songs of Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland,
Wales, the United States, French-
Canada, France, sea songs, sea
chanties, scouting and marching
songs, choruses and miscellane
ous songs. The French-Canadian
song group have scholarly English translations hy J. Murray
Gibbon. It is a book that would
adorn the shelves of any library.
Mr, Beatty made a complete
Inspection of the Scouts' Montreal premises and evinced lively
interest in the toy shop where
hundreds ot old and damaged
toys were being put into shape
and renovated tor distribution
among the poor and destitute
children at Christmas. Photograph shows him among the boys
at work in the shop,
Printing of Every
The Floral Assets of the C.P.R.
'&^l$d&# i^»V^>£-UV v.
Upper   .Garden, and fountain at Kenora Station,
lower-—Woodatoek Station ground*.
Flowers are among the assets of the Canadian Pacific
Hallway. It is the policy of the Company to
establish permanent flower gardens at every station
along the long line of track stretched across the continent
In the very early dars of the railroad the pioneers
were too busy attending to the task of opening up new
roads to give much attention to flowers, yet even back
ln the early days one of the C. P. R. employees (produced a few varieties of flower seeds dn his own plot
and distributed them amor&at his friends at some of
the stations with the object of starting flower gardens
along the line. This took place over 30 years ago,
and to-day the Company speni3 a considerable amount
producing and distributing seeds and shrubs of all
kinds to station agents along the lines. The Company
maintains a floral department with (headquarters al
(he Windsor Street Station in Montreal.
In carrying out this work a great number of trees,
seeds and perennial plants are used annually. Suitable trees such as ash, elm and maple, are supplied,
and shrubbery such as honey-suckle, lilac, barberra,
elder, spirea. welgelia and many other varieties together with a long list of ibed flowers. Vines are also
supplied to cover buildings and fences surrounding
stations. For this purpose Virginia creepers and
■apanese ivy are considered best
During the past thirty yoarg tho encouraging lnflu-
n it ini
ence of the C. P. R. gardens has materially assisted ln
the Inauguration of floral societies all over the country, many of the officials of the Company being members of these societies. It is pleasing to remember
that the work in connection vnith the gardens is credited directly to the agents and employees of the station, for it is carried out mostly in their own time,
through their enthusiasm in beautifying the stations
of which they are in charge. The C. P. R. recognizes
this effort and much Interest is aroused by the annual
competitions on both eastern and western lines of the
Company for the finest station gardens. Extensive
layouts do not enter into the contest but the gardens
that have shown the most improvement during the
year are the ones that carry off the honors. Representatives from the floral department tour the lines
each year, sizing up the gardens and deciding the
winner. Substantial money prizes are awarded eaoh
The floral department of the Canadian Pacifio Is
constantly in touch with horticultural Institutions, Including agricultural colleges and societies, so that ao
stone is left unturned to keep up to the very latest
The Herald Job Printing Department is equipped to handle
any class of work promptly
and efficiently, from a plain
black and white Handbill to a
three or four Color Souvenir
Office Forms
Business Cards
Admission Tickets
Visiting Cards
Invitation Cards
and Announcements
Are among the many forms of Printing
handled by The Herald Office
is executed in a Neat and
Attractive manner.  Delivery
is prompt and the cost as low
as possible
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Can be filled within two or
three days, or even earlier if
you phone us a rush order
B  Estimates Gladly Given I
The Herald Printing |
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|        ALICE   ARM j ALICE   AK.M   AND   ANYOX   HKKAL.D.   Saturday. September 8,  1934
Government Makes Big
Silver Purchase
The Dominion Government- has
accepted tenders under which it
will purchase 220,000 ounces of
silver at an average price of 48,49
cents an ounce, Canadian funds.
Announcement to this effect was
made by Sir George Perley
acting minister of Finanoe.
The purchase is made in accordance with the terms of the international silver agreement whereby
Canada undertook to buy 1,671,802
ounces of newly-mined Canadian
silver during the four years 1934
to 1937 inclusive.
The silver will be delivered to
the Department of Finance in the
form of bars weighing approxinr
ately 1,000 ounces each. The department, in advertising for tenders stipulated a maximum of 250,-
000 ounces, but only 220,000 ounces
was accepted at the 48.49 rate.
Prince Rupert Softball Team
Will Visit Anyox
Tentative arrangements have
been made to bring the Rupert
softball champions to Anyox for a
series of games on September 8th.
Plans at present indicate that the
Rupert aggregation will arrive on
the 8th. and play two games, one
on the 8th. and another on the 9th.
of September.
It is understood that a dance
will be held during the stay of the
visitors to defray expenses. Upon
completion of the visit our own
champions will return with the Fish
City boys for a return series.
Such a programme will provide a
fitting finish to this season's softball
and deserves the patronage and
support of all the fans.
Large B. C. Salmon Pack
This Year
The British Columbia salmon
pack for the season to August 25th.
gives a total for all species of 814,-
391 cases. To August 26th., 1933
the total was 721,165 cases. Of
this pack, sockeye contributed 280,-
375 cases, while last year it was
246,142 cases.
British Columbia, with the aid of
the Dominion Finance Department,
paid off a $2,000,000 loan which
matured in New York on August
15th. The manner of handling the
payment has not been so far disclosed.
Sell It!
If you have anything to
sell, try a Classified advertisement in the Herald.   Our rates are very
Someone may need that
article you don't require.
A small Ad. may bring
lots of
Continued from page 1
Mr. Chas. Bocking,   President of
the Granby Co,  arrived  on  Saturday, aboard the M. S. Granby from
Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Taylor and
family returned on Monday from a
trip to Vancouver.
Mrs. W. B. Maxwell and son
returned on Friday from a holiday
visit to the south.
Mrs. B. Perks arrived on  Friday
from Vancouver.
Mrs. T. L. Davis and son arrived
on Friday from a holiday visit to
the south.
Mrs. Alex Jones and daughter
returned on Friday from Vancouver.
J. L. Forrester returned on Friday from a holiday visit to Vancouver.
R. Andrews and D. Hamilton arrived on Friday from the south.
Miss Y. Dominato arrived on
Friday from Vancouver.
Mrs. B. Kohm arrived on Friday
from Vancouver.
Sid Peters left on Friday for a
holiday visit to Vancouver.
Mrs. Fred Williams left on Friday for Vancouver.
J. Martindale, Sr.,;and G. Spiro
left on Friday for the south.
What you are will serve humanity
more than what you do.
Alaska-Juneau   Made Good
Profit In July
Alaska Juneau Mine showed a
net operating, profit during the
month of July of $165,500, according to official figures made public
at Juneau by L. H. Metzgar, General Superintendent. Its operating
costs for the month averaged 57.63
cents per ton for the 355,710 tons
of ore mined and trammed to the
The total average value of the ore
was 104.16 cents per ton of which
103.18 cents was in gold and .96
cents in lead and silver.
Noranda  Mine Makes   Big
Net earnings of Noranda Mines
Limited, are running at the rate of
;ipproximately$2.85 a share, or virtually double the rate for the corresponding date last year. Dividends last year amounted to $1,50 a
share. Officially estimated net
profits for the six months ended
June 30, 1934, amounted to $3,183,-
128, equivalent to $1.42 a share, as
compared with $1,591,130, or 71c a
share for the corresponding six
months of 1933.
Takes Involuntary Plunge In
Granby Bay
On Tuesday the 4th. a glorious
evening tempted a party of local
folk to take a boat ride. Everyone
was in gay holiday attire and happy mood. A bulky package bespoke a supply of bodily refreshment. Down the long ladder to
the float went the party, and all
went well until Mr. A. H. Stewart
carrying the aforesaid package,
"trod on a stair that was'nt there"
and plumped into the slimy water,
it being low tide. Willing hands
fished him out, and Mr. Stewart
proceeded to his quarters to change
his despoiled garments.
Lady  Brings   Down Goose
Near Anyox
The only known female nimrod
in Anyox, Miss Jean MacDonald,
shot a goose out of the sky last
Sunday afternoon while hunting in
the neighbourhood of Granby Point.
Big Increase Halibut Catches
Prince Rupert
Halibut landings at the port of
Prince Rupert for the month of
August are placed at a total of 2,-
468,000 pounds as compared with
1,819,400 pounds in the same month
last year. American landings for
this August were 1,287,000 pounds
in comparison with 895,600 pounds
last August while Canadian landings were 1,181,000 pounds as against 959,800 pounds.
Lumber, Shingles, Sash, Doors,
Veneer, Ready Roofing, Brick,
Lime, Cement, and other Building Materials.
Quotations Furnished and
Shipments made Promptly
1425 Granville Street, Vancouver B.C.
Advertise in the Herald
The Strathcona Hotel
One Block from the Crystal Gardens. Central Location.
Moderate Rates.   Fireproof.   Our bus meets all boats.
E. J. MARTIN, Proprietor and Manager
Forest Fires
In British Columbia
2000 Fires each Year.
$2,000,000 Wasted each Year.
500,000 Acres Denuded each Year.
300,000,000 Feet of  Lumber   Destroyed   last
Most of these fires are
the result of carelessness
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1935 Stromberg-Carlson
The owner of a Stromberg-Carlson, of whatever
type, can be sure that no radio in all the world
is better than his own. Beauty of tone, far
reaching power, ease of operation and reliable
performance set Stromberg-Carlson radios in a
class apart. Quietly dignified in design, they add
beauty to any room. Designed and made in
Canada. Let us demonstrate these unusual
Elks' Building
Phone 200
English China
Wins !
WHEN BUYING CHINA be sure that
you obtain a substantial, well made article that
will stand up well to ordinary usage. The
best China and Kitchenware is made in
England, and it is most moderately priced.
Shipments of English ware are constantly arriving.   We display a nice choice in EARTHENWARE TEAPOTS, 21-piece Tea   Sets,
Presentation Cups and Saucers, etc.


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