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 A little paper
with all the
news and a big
circulation
THE HERALD
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
ud
$2.50 a Year
Alice Arm and
Anyox. $2.75 to
all other points.
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VOL. 8,   NO. 22
Alice Arm, B. 0., Saturday, December 8, 1928
5 cents each.
Ore Body on  Tiger Will
Be Crossscut Three Levels
' The winter's'programme of development work at the Tiger mine is
liow well under way. At the present time work is being concentrated
in the number two tunnel, During
;he summer the ore body in this
tunnel was encountered. It was
tot, however, ,cut through. This
;s now being done, and at The begin-
'ng of the week the ore had been
;rosscut a distance of five feet,
With the opposite wall not yet in
ight. Two shifts are being worked
,n number two tunnel.
When the ore has been crosscut
,n number two tunnel, development
,vork will be resumed on number
;hree. Early in the fall a blind lead
was encountered in this tunnel, at
t distance of 200 feet from the
portal, But the main body had not
jbeen reached. It is expected that
in additional 80 feet will have to be
driven before the main ore body is
encountered. When it has been
eached on this level and cross-
;ut to determine its width and richness the work of driving the main
funnel will be commenced.
' The main tunnel, will, when the
pre is encountered give a depth on
he ore of 800 feet below the surface.
Ore will then have, been developed
Sn three levels, and when . this has
5Cen done raises will be driven and
|lie blocking out of ore commenced.
|: The compressor plant, which
arrived a short time ago is now at
he mine and will be installed early
n the spring. All winter supplies
itor a full crew are also at. the mine.
The new 2-story bunkhouse built
this fall is now being occupied, and
is capable of providing accomodation for forty men.
t
Climax Group
In our last issue we published a
report of the acquisition of. the
Climax Group by the Utility Mines
No. 1 Ltd. who are developing the
Tiger. We gave a short account
of development work to date, but
during the week we have received
full data regarding development
work on this property.
The ore ledge on which development work was done by O. Besner
of Prince Rupert, the recent owner,
is traceable on the surface for a distance of over 500 feet. This ore
ledge was drifted on along the foot
wall for a distance of 50 feet. The
ore was then crosscut to the left a
distance of 25 feet which showed
the ledge to be 22 feet in width.
The ore is composed chiefly of galena
and argentite silver. Engineers
who have examined the property
state that the ore is primary and
should carry present values to a
great depth.
In addition to underground work
the ore ledge has been developed by
several surface cuts.
Lying south of the above mentioned ledge is another big ore body
having a width of 50 feet. A short
tunnel 8 feet in length has been
driven on it. It has never been
seriously developed, but is worth a
considerable amount of investigation.
I'ftig Cargo Leaves Anyox
For South
The Steamship Amur arrived
rom Stewart at 5 a.m. on Sunday.
ihe had on board 1500 tons  of
rentier ore and concentrates.
|j5he loaded at Anyox 500 tons of
'ilister copper, 50 tons of liquid
immonia and solvent-naphthalene,
.nd 100 tons of machinery for
Ulenby, leaving at 11 p.m! the
'ame day for Vanoouver.
The Steamship Mogul left on
Sunday for Stewart at 8 p.m.
Capt. A. Cameron left on Thtirs-
ay to take oharge of the Steam-
hip Griffco.
ligh School Girls Win From
line Ladies, Narrow Margin
<.
The Mine ladies lost a well con-
sted game to the High School
'rls last  Friday by   the   narrow
hrgin of one point.   They were
tyed off their feet by the young-
irs and lacked reserve power to
[Ijtke a final effort.    On Monday
. »y came down with six i players
|i,i swept the Beach ladies over
19.   Accuracy on the basket is
'it the latter need most.
Alice Arm Debate Set
For January 5th.
A public meeting was held at the
Alice Arm School on Wednesday
evening for the purpose of conducting, a series of debates during the
winter months.
Following a protracted discussion
it was decided that the first debate
be held on Saturday, January 5th
in T. W. Falconer's hall. The subject to be debated: "Resolved that a
truck road to the Upper Kitsault
Valley would be more beneficial to
the Alice Arm district than a railroad."
Affirmative speakers will be:
E. Greenaway, C. Gordon, E. Moss.
Negative: J. Trinder, T, W. Fal-
coner, M. Petersen.
Following the debate it is probable that the evening's entertainment will conclude with a dance, or
some other form of entertainment.
In addition to the above six
speakers, there are many others in
the camp who, it is hoped will consent to take part in the future debates. Will those interested kindly
inform E. Greenaway or E. Moss
so that plans can be made for future
debates.
Anyox Cubs Will Hold
Guest Night
Anyox Wolf Cubs are holding a
guest night in the Gymn on Dec.
15th. when each Cub will bring
along a boy whoos not a Cub and
entertain him. The Pack has made
good progress, all Cubs having
passed the examination.
At a "Court of Honor" held to
discuss the Christmas good turn it
was decided to carry out the plan
suggested by Mrs. Hugh Patrick
viz: to assist people to carry heavy
parcels from the General Store and
Post Office.;
The past two months have been
spent by the Cubs and Scouts
collecting toys, ete. for the Scout
repair shop at Vancouver, and. as a
result, two large packing cases
were forwarded on Thursday's
hoat.
■ The Cubs and Scouts wish to
thank all who have so kindly
given them assistance.
Anyox and Rupert Girls Will
Mix at Basketball
The staffs of Prince Rupert and
Granby Bay High Schools are
arranging a series of games be
tweeu the girls' basketball teams
of their schools. The local, ga'mes
will be played probably on Thursday and Friday, December 27th
and 28th.
Tiokets are now on saje giving
admittance to the program for
both nights which includes other
contests beside the feature games.
The sale of tiokets is the girls'
only way of meeting the expenses
of the trip. Purchase of a ticket
assures the holder of two evening's
entertainment and a chance to win
the luckyvprize.
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ANYOX NOTES
M. R. Redman arrived from Van
couver on Monday*.
Wm. Stormont arrived in town
from the south on Monday.
D. Campbell was an arrival on
Monday from Prince Rupert.
, Among the arrivals from the
south on Monday, were: J. Larson,
B. Larson, W. H. Benholt, J. Bell,
Capt. Living, G. A Donally, W.
McCasso.
M. C. Earlwin left on Monday
for the south.
W. Simpson was a southbound
passenger on Monday.
A box of ElDoro cigars specially
packed for the Christmas trade
makes an ideal gift for the festive
season.
R. A. Cowdell left town on Mon
day.    He has taken a position with
a mining   company   operating   in
northern Manitoba.        i
Continued on page 4
Junior Sports' Club Is
Making Fine Record
The Alice Arm Junior Sport's
Club under the leadership of Mr.
E. Greenaway, • have, during the
past two months shown what results can be attained when energy,
foresight and diplomacy judiciously
mixed are brought into play.
Commencing last month a number
of Saturday night card parties were
held. The total receipts were $92.-
50; expenditures were $31.30; leaving a balance in hand of $61.20.
After paying for swings and seesaws for the school playground,
and the purchase of fifty plates,
cups, and spoons for community
use, there will still be a balance left
of $15.00.
The Club meets every other Fri*
day afternoon and business is conducted along parliamentary rules.
Officers are: President, Florence
Studdy; Secretary, Emily McGuire;
Treasurer, Barney McGuire.
It is proposed to hold further card
parties in order to provide for a
piano for school and   community
Successful Card Party
Held Alice Arm
A card party w^s held at the
School on Saturday evening, i It
was under the auspices of the Alice
Arm Junior Sports' Club, and was,
as on previous occasions another
brilliant success.
Bridge was played exclusively.
The ladies' first prize was won by
Mrs. H. F. Kergin; second,
Mrs. E. Moss: consolation,
Mrs. G. Anderson. Gentlemen's
first prize, Mr. J. Trinder, consolation Mr. H. Fowler. The drawing of the evening, prize for which
was a large Christmas cake was
won by Mrs. E. Moss. This party
concluded the Club's social activities until the middle of January.
Toric Mill Closed Down
During Week
Operations'were suspended for
the winter at the Toric I during the
week. The close-down was due to
the freezing of the water main which
carries water to the concentrating
mill. The majority of the staff
have arrived in town.
It is not expected that the mill
will be operated until next spring.
Whether development work will be
carried on in the mine is not at
present known.
Anyox Canadian Legion
Elect Officers
The local post of the Canadian
Legion has elected the following
officers for the coming year:
President, Dr. Lang; First Vice-
President, Mr. Kidd; Second Vice-
President, Frank Hill; Treasurer,
J. L. Stewart; Seoretary, C. O.
Frioker.
Concentrator Team Win
Two Gaines Of
Basketball
Last Friday and again on Monday the Concentrator basketballers
achieved victory but only after
strenuous . efforts. In their first
game against the Beach they were
lucky to win by 30-28. Two of
their men were off for peronals and
two others needed only one more
violation for banishment. The
Beach put up a an excellent game,
McLachlan counting fourteen
points. On Monday luck was with
the ore-crushers again. Mechanics
were always within striking distance, being only one point behind
in the second half. Evans and
Deane were lost to them early in
the game but Stewart Steele was
useful assistance, With a long
season ahead the winning team is
hard to choose.
I. 0. D. E. Vote Money To
Deserving Organizations
Kincolith Chapter, I. O. D. E.,
held its Deoember meeting on
Tuesday afternoon, in the gymnasium lounge room Mrs. Brayfield
and Mrs. Cody were hostesses.
Money was voted to the Province
Santa Claus Fund and to the
Queen Alexandra Solarium.
The sewing done by members
for the Alexandra Orphanage in
Vancouver was collected.
Vocal numbers by Mrs. Pinckney
were enjoyed. For the next meeting Mrs. Cameron aud Mrs. Campbell will be hostesses.
Mrs. Baillie and Mrs. Kidd were
appointed a committee to visit
hospital patients and sick members.
Anyox Indoor Baseball
Season Opens
The schedule for indoor baseball
opened with two games on Wednesday evening, Mr. Lindsay pitching the first ball. A feature of the
game is the racket {lhat the spheroid
makes when a husky clout drives
it into the end wall.
In the first game the Beach
overwhelmed the Smelter 22-7 and
then the Elks matched drives with
the Concentrator to win 19-16.
BIRTHS AT ANYOX
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Frederick
Snyder at the Anyox Hospital, on
Sunday, November 11th. a son.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Kirby at the Anyox Hospital, on
Sunday, November 25th. a daughter.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Adolf Bopp
at the Anyox Hospital, on Monday
November 26th. a daughter.
■ Born to Mr. and Mrs. W. Earl
Godfrey at the Anyox Hospital, on
Wednesday November 28th. a
daughter. ALICE  ARM  AND  ANYOX  HERALD,  Saturday,    December   8   1928
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Isused every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Arm und Anyox $2.50 Yearly
Other Parts of Panada, $2.75
British Isles and United .States, $3.00
Notiees for Crown Grants - - $15.00
Land Notiees - - - . - $15.00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch
Contract Hales on Application.
E. MOSS, Editor and Publisher,
Debates on live modern subjects
is a form of recreation that cannot
be over indulged in. A Debating
Society was recently formed in
Anyox, and this week saw the
formation of a similar organization
in Alice Arm. Here, in both
towns, is a golden opportunity for
anyone to improve their public
speaking, or for the novice to break
the ice and learn to speak in public
as well as in private. The acquisition of the art of being able to express ones views to an audience,
whether large or small is an
achievement of paramount importance. Oftimes an opportunity
presents itself for a person to express
his views to an audience, but lack
of self-confidence holds him back,
and he is forced to keep his opinion
to himseif or at the best impart it
to a few intimate friends. It is
hoped that the Debating Society
in each town will receive wholehearted support, and that sufficient
speakers will be forthcoming to
carry on throughout the winter.
Sixteen more days and Christmas
will be here again, with its festivities and merry-making. Christmas
means unlimited mirth to the
majority. It is also a nightmare
for the average store clerk, postmaster and postal assistant. The
latter is due to the last minute rush
and in the case of the Postal Service if the safety margin is overstepped, a breakdown results and
letters and parcels to friends arrive
too late for the purpose intended.
Mail your letters and parcels in
ample time. It is much better for
your friends to receive them a few
days before Christmas than a few
days after* Postal workers are not
superhuman. There are also Only
24 hours a day. '
British Interests Develop
North Coal Fields
Plans of tlie powerful British interests reported backed by the
Mond Nickel interests to develop
large coal fields around Telkwa
and produce petroleum and other
by-products were made known last
week, following the recent sale of
Telkwa Collieries and Copper Kiver
ooal fields to an nil named purchaser
The program calls for the erection of large plants to use the Bussey
low temperature carbonization process for the manufacture' of coal
into many commercial products
after the extent of the coal holdings
around Telkwa have been determined.
That the application of the
Telkwa Kitimaat Railway Com '
pany to the legislature for a private
bill granting a charter to build a
railway from Telkwa west and
south to tidewater at Kitimaat is
closely related to the development
of the coal areas, is believed.
Doctor: "You certainly have acute
appendicitis."
Fair Patient: "Oh, doctor, you
(latter me."
The "freedom" most people yertr-ti
for is merely the privilege of- bossing people who now boss them.
No Abolition of Income
Tax Says Robb
In addressing the Canadian Club
at Vancouver recently, the Hon.
James Robb said: "Some gentlemen
in the east have had the idea that
the income tax will' be removed. I
submit to those gentlemen who hold
tax exempt bonds which mature in
1933, and I want to say that the
government will not issue any more
ta-fc exempt bonds, who is going to
pay interest on the bonds which are
refloated to refund these securities?
Income tax will Be lighter as conditions permit, but income is going to
remain in Canada for a long time."
Tbe minister asked the audience
to compare the Canadian taxes with
other - countries of the world.
"When compared with some of the
states in the country to the south,
the Canadian had little reason to
grumble," he said. \
Small Boy—Daddy, what do you
call a man who drives a car?
Father—It depends on how close
he comes to me.
Enormous Turnover Prairie
Wheat Pool
A total gross turnover of $323,-
847.282.41; total wheat handlings
of 215,489,563 bushels and total
coarse grains handlings of 18,319.-
009 bushels, are some of the outstanding figures in the Annual
Directors' Report of the Canadian
Wheat Pool for the crop year 1927-
28, which has just been released.
Subscribe to your Local Paper NOW.
NOW BEING DEVE0PED
Utility Mines No. 1 Limited have
taken over the Tiger and Kitsol Groups
in the Upper Kitsault Valley, and an
intensive program of development work
has been inaugurated.
For Full Information apply to the Fiscal Agents:
Utility Mining & Financing Co. Ltd.
830-831 Rogers Building, Vancouver, B. C.
FIFTH PRIZE .
...$10.00
TEN PRIZES OF  «5.00 each
Below Till be found s Puzzle tliie may appear
to be simple, but is not so simple as it looks.
Try it, and if you solve it correctly, and will
sell for us t braes of HOME SALVE at 25 cents
per box you have an excellent opportunity to
win a CASH PRIZE, ranging ia value from SJ.00
to $50.00.
HOME SALVE it a Household Emergency
Remedy that it easily sold. Housekeepers need
it, and me it. It is becoming more popular
every day,
(HP??**
WWII IN CASH
FIRST PRIZE ,50.00
SECOND PRIZE (40.00
THIRD PRIZE  „ })0.00
FOURTH PRIZE  (20.00
There is an entrance to the above maze at each
corner. One of these entrances leads ynu into
and around the maze, (but not through the
centre) then out again at the corner at which
you started. Find this path and trace it with a
soft pencil and you will have the outline of a
popular fruit.
Cut out ^ the Puzzle and write your name and
address plainly on a sheet of paper, together with
the words "I have salved the Puzzle and find the
fruit to be a (state the fruit that  you
find it to be). We will then notify you immediately if you arc correct, and if so, will
send you, at our risk and expense 8 boxes of
HOME SALVE to be sold at 25 cents per box.
The First Prize is $50.00 in Cash, the Second
Prize $40.00 in Cash and so on down the list
until all the Prizes are exhausted.
TO HAVE GIVEN AWAY THOUSANDS OF
DOLLARS IN CASH PRIZES TO PERSONS WHO
CORRECTLY SOLVED OUR, PUZZLES AND
SOLD HOME SALVE.
We see no reason whatever why you should not
be o Cash Prize Winner. Is it not worth your
while to try? Send you answer to-day. Don't
fail to write the words we mention neatly, and
state what tho fruit you found is, as in the
event of ties, writing and neatness will be considered factors.
HOME  MANUFACTURING CO.   Dept.O
McNab  Building,       TORONTO   J.
E A. NBALI
B. A. Neale, popular manager
of the Chateau Frontenac, whose
appointment as manager of the
new Royal York Hotel in Toronto
is announced to be effective November 1st. The managing of the
Royal York is considered the most
ambitious hotel position on the
continent. Mr. Neale has steadily
risen in Canadian Pacific service
since 1911, when he transferred to
the hotel department from* the
General Superintendent's office in
Montreal.
B. P. O. ELKS
Dominion of Canado and Newfoundland
ANYOX LODGE No. 47
MeetJ every second and fourth Monday of
the month
Hall for rent for James, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
PIONEER MESS
CAFE
ANYOX B. C.
Bread,  Cakes, Pastry,
Catering
SPECIAL DINNERS
ARRANGED ON REQUEST
PHONE 273
Al. Falconer
Alice Arm
Baggage, Freighting, Pack
and Saddle Horses
COAL & FINISHED LUMBER
Slab Wood Cot any Length
Every Order Given
Immediate Attention
(Ehrfstmas itfts
Before selecting your Christmas gifts inspect our
wide range of articles.   We have a large assortment suitable for ladies, gentlemen or children.
Pay us a visit.   We are open until 10 p.m.
LEW LUN & Co.
General Merchants, Anyox West side of Smelter
OPEN   UNTIL   iO  P.M.
L-
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GENERAL OUTFITTERS
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
T. W. FALCONER
GENERAL MERCHANT
Alice Arm
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The Public is Requested to Take the
Fullest Possible Advantage of Information Available Without Charge
on Application to the Department
of Mines. Victoria
•       HINTS TO
INVESTORS   '
Inform yourself of the reputation and qualifications
of the Directors of the
Company, the stock of
which you are asked to
buy
Make a study of the
Mine, its situation,
the development work
done, both through
the reports of reputable mining engineers
\and the Department
of Mines reports
For  Information  Regarding  British
Columbia Mines
APPLY TO
Department of Mines.
Victoria, B. C.
Speciah Bulletins, Annual
Reporter etc,  furnished
free of charge on
application T
Oi
ALICE  ARM  AND   ANYOX  HERALD,  Saturday,    December   8    1928
New Company Develop
Stewart Properties
Portland Canal  Newi
The Gold Standard Mining Company has been organized under the
Jaws of Alaska to take over and de-
if/elop tho Engineer and  Banded
■ Mountain groups of mineral claims
1 ocated near the head of the west
1 ork of Texas creek. Capitalization
[„i $3,000,000 with par value of the
] took 25 cents, 8(000,000 shares re-
|naining in the treasury and 4,000,-
) going to the vendors iu full
llayment for their interests,  this
endors' stock being   voluntarily
ut in esorow for two years.
I  The Engineer group adjoins the
1 lyder Lead group on the east and
lonsists of eight claims. Four veins
jave been located on the property
I 'hich have been partially prospec-*
|?d  by means of open cuts and
lort tunnels, and encouraging values have been found, assays railing as high as $150 in gold, silver
nd lead.   The principal development work  to date consists of a
imuel 35 feet long which has a full
sioe of ore, and another which is a
i.irdsscut and is in 90 feet, with from
0 to 25 feet needed to hit the vein.
< The Banded Mountain group con-
ists of 12 claims and is V/z miles
jlvest of the Engineer.   So far as is
Unown it contains five veins, two
nf which are from 40 to CO feet
Ipide and have been traced the full
U^igth of the property.
Big Increase In National
Railroad Earnings
i The net earnings of the C. N. R.
till exceed $60,000,000, as cornered with $3,000,000 in 1922, Sir
Xenry Thornton announced recent-
'V. He was firmly convinced he said
/iat the profits of the Canadian
'ational Railway were criterions
f the nation's advance.
: Sir Henry said that the Domin-
>n's immigration policy should be
'igorous, but sane, and that new
jrrivals should be made to feel at
ome. Above all, they should see
ational resources developed by,
'nd for, the people, and avoid exploitation.
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
There may be too much optimism
pmetimes and not enough facing
are facts.
ANYOX
lOMMUNITY
LEAGUE
Beach Recreation Hall:
Pictures:  Tuesdays,
j Thursdays, and Saturdays
} i Mine Recreation Hall:
Ifctures:   Wednesdays and
■ Fridays
% BILLIARDS, SMOKES; Etc
(e/p the Organization
that Serves You
IN   THE
LEGISLATURE
NOTICE IB HEREBY GIVEN
that an application will be made at
the next Session of the Legislature of
the Province of British Columbia for
an Act to incorporate a company
under the name of Provincial Telephone Compuny with an authorized
capital of Ave million dollars with its
head office in the Oity of Vancouver
and with the following poWers:
To operate telephone, wireless telephone, radio-telephone and similar
services, including services for the
transmission of sound, pictures, writing or signals; to hold and dispose of
lands, tenements and hereditaments
of any description; to provide and
maintain all such buildings, works,
plant, apparatus, materials, offices
and exchanges as may be necessary
for its business: for the purposes of its
business to provide and operate steamships and other vessels; to acquire and
use any privilege granted by any
Federal, Provincial Or municipal
authority; to acquire and use patent
rights; to advance money to any corporation, company or' person for
providing building or operating any
telephone system; to do anything as
contractor for others which it might
do for its own purposes; to invest and
deal with its surplus funds; to enter
upon and break up highways, streets,
and public bridges and to construct
telephone lines along, across or under
the same, or in, under or over watercourses, rivers and lakes, subject to
the approval of the city or municipal
counoil where the proposed works are
to be. situated within a city or municipality, and in other cases subject to
the approval of the Minister of Lands;
to construct works on its own property; subject to obtaining consent under
the Navigable Waters Protection Act
df the Dominion of Canada, to construct, lay and operatesubmarine telephone cable or cables in any lake, river
or water to which that Act applies,
also between any islands in British
Columbia and between s,ich islands
and the mainland; to cut a passage
for its lines where such lines pass
through woods subject to compensating the owners thereof for damage,
and to trim trees on or extending over highways in order to
prevent interference with good
telephone service; to purchase
the whole or any part of the undertaking of any other company having
objects in whole or in part similar to
those of the company, or to amalgamate with such other company, and
to transfer to the company or to the
amalgamated company, as'the case
may be, all or any of such franchises
or statutory powers as may be possessed by such other company; to
enter into and carry out any ogree-
ment with any company whose
undertaking is purchased as aforesaid in the nature of assuming the
payment of or guaranteeing the payment of'principal and interest, or
either, on bonds, debenture stock or
debentures, or assuming or guaranteeing the carrying out of its obligations or any part thereof; to enter
into agreements for connecting its
system or lines with those of other
telephone operators; to expropriate
lands under the powers of the Lands
Clauses Act; to make regulations for
its internal management; to fix from
time to time a tariff of charges for
its services, and to collect, sue for and
recover the same: to borrow money;
to issue preference shares, debentures
or debenture stock either redeemable
or irredeemable; to issue shares with
or without nominal or par value;
to change its name pursuant to the
Companies Act, and other incidental
powers.
DATED the 1st. day of November
1028.
McPHILLIPS,  DUNCAN  &   Mc-
PHILLIPS,
526 Seymour Street,
Vancouver, B. C.
Solicitors for the applicants.
Copper Again Leading
Metal In Value Of
Province
The outstanding factor in metal
prices has been the recent rapid rise
in copper. With a 16 cent copper
market well established and a firm
outlook for this price to be maintained, copper mines are prospering,
and a renewed stimulus is given to
the development and equipment of
copper properties in the province.
World lead and zinc prices have
been weak and unsatisfactory during
most of the year. The statistical
position of lead is however good,
and the outlook for the future is
fairly satisfactory. The best that
can be said for zinc is that the price
seems to have reached bedrock and
that no further decline is imminent.
It is expected our copper output
this year will approximate 100,000,-
000 lbs. With the increased production and a higher average price,
copper comes back to its old position
in having the highest yearly value
of the province of any mineral produced.
This year that value will be
slightly over $14,000,000.^ >
Lead production will amount to
about 300,000,000 lbs., an increase
of about 20,000,000 lbs. over 1927.
Zinc output will probably be the
same or very slightly higher than in
1927. For several months the zinc
plant at Trail could not be worked
to capacity owing to lack of power,
or undoubtedly a considerably larger
zinc output would have been made.
Silver production will show a decline of nearly a million ounces as
compared with 1927, when 10,470,-
185 ounces were produced. The
cause of this decrease is not yet
apparent and later figures may materially change this estimate. '
FRANK D. RICE
B. C. Land Surveyor
Surveys of Mineral Claims, Subdivisions. Underground Surveys,
Etc,
Civil Engineer of Registered Professional Engineers
ALICE  ARM,  B. C.
Welcome Hotel
> Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
Tobicco ft Soft Drinki Cigari, Cigarettei
MEALS AT ALL HOURS
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
L_
ALICE ARM
FREIGHTING
COMPANY
GENERAL CONTRACTORS
Pack Trains, Saddle Horses
and Heavy Teams
No Contract too Large or
too Small
MILES DONALD Manager
MINERAL AOT
(Form F.)
Certificate of Improvements
NOTICE
"Rose Marie No. 1 Fractional,"
"Rose Marie No. 8 Fractional," "Cim-
erron No. 1 Fractional," "Ciniemm
No. 3 Fractional," und "Royal Oold
No, 1 Fractional," Mineral Claims,
situate in the Naas River Mining Division of Cassiar District, where
located: about one mile East of Kitsault River and about 20 miles from
Alice Arm.
TAKE NOTICE, that we, E. C.
Pickett, Free. Miner's Certificate No.
11553-D and P. E. Peterson, Free
Miner's Certificate No. 23527-1), intend
sixty days from the date hereof, to
apply to the Mining Recorder for a
Certificate df Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant
of the above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under section 85, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 10th. day of October A.D.
1928.
E. C. PICKETT, P. E. PETERSON
Lawyer (oh telephone): "Yes,
dear, I'll meet you at the restaurant
for lunch. Twelve? Yes, but
please don't be later than one as I
have an appointment with a woman
client at three and can't wait any
longer than two if. I'm to meet her
at four."
BUILDING LOTS
ALICE ARM
Business Lots from $200 to
$500
Residential Lots from $200
to $300
Robertson & Dumas
Agents for Alice Arm Mining
and Development Co.
The Herald
$2.50 a Year
Anyox & Alice Arm
Subscribe to Your Local Paper
DOOE
MINING CAMP SUPPLIES
A COMPLETE SERVICE
Powder, Caps, Fuse, Steel and Tools.   Raintest Clothing,
Stanfield's Underwear, Hand-made Boots.   A full line of
Quality Groceries for Mining needs.
BRUGGY'S STORE
Alice Arm
3QE
Alice Arm
The Bonanza Silver
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 312, Standard Bank Building, Vancouver
Alice Arm Representative:  A. McGuire
MINERAL  ACT
(Form F.)
Certificate of Improvements
NOTIOE
"Saddle No. 1," "Saddle No. 2,"
"Saddle No. 3," "Saddle No. 4," "Saddle No. 5," "Saddle No. 6," and "Saddle Fractional" Mineral Cluinis, situate
in Naas River Mining Division of
Cassiar District. Where located:
near the head of Hastings Ann, on the
West side.
TAKE NOTICE, that I, G. L.
Fraser, Trustee for the Saddle Syndicate, Free Miner's Certificate No.
17350-D. intend sixty days from the
date hereof, to apply to the Mining
Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a
Crown Grant ofthe above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under section 85, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 5th. day .of September,
1928.
G. L. FRASER,
Trustee.
MINERAL ACT
(Form F.)
Certificate of Improvements
NOTICE.
"Standard,"    "Standard   No.    1,"
Standard No. 2," and "Standard No.
8" Mineral Claims, situate in the Naas
River Mining Division of Cassiar District. Where located: on the North
Slope of McGrath Mountain, Alice
Arm.
TAKE NOTICE, that I, Frank D.
Rice, agent for Miles Donald, Free
Miner's Certificate No. 11576-D; Nels
Olsen, Free Miner's Certificate No.
11577-D; Wm. McLean, Free Miner's
Certificate, No, 11570-D; Normun McLeod, Free ^Miner's Certificate No.
11632-D, intend sixty days from the
date hereof, to apply to the Mining
Recorder for ii Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a
Crown Grant of the above claims.
And further take notice that action
under section 85. must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 15th. day of September
1928.
; FRANK D- RICE, B.C.L.S.
Agent.
MINERAL  ACT
(Form F.)
Certificate of Improvements
NOTICE
"Saddle" Mineral Claim, situate in
the Naas River Mining Division of
Cassiar District. Where located: near
the head o; Hastings Arm, on the
west side.
* TAKE NOTICE that I, Charles
Clay, Free Miner's Certificate No.
99471-C, intend, sixty days from the
date hereof, to apply to the Mining
Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a
Crown grant of the above claim.
And further take notice that action,
under section 85, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 10th. day of September,
1928.
CHARLES CLAY.
Advertise in The
Herald
And Get Results ALICE ARM  AND  ANYOX  HERALD,   Saturday,    December   8   1928
j  ALICE ARM NOTES   I
R. F. McGinnis left on  Monday
for Vancouver and southern cities.
He will  spend  the  winter in  the
south.
A. Fox formerly cook at the
Toric mine left on Monday for Vancouver.
About 900 sacks of concentrates
from the Toric mine are lying at the
government wharf waiting shipment
south.
J, A. Anderson, district road
superintendent arrived in town
yesterday from Anyox.
• Geo. Ankers, who was recently
employed ut the Toric iniile left on
Thursday for Vancouver.
A. Knox, superintendent at the
Tiger was a visitor in town during
the week.
Owing to the small demand for
magazines, Mr. \V. M, Cuminiiigs
wishes to announce that he bus
ceased to stock them during the
winter mouths.
Anyox Notes
Continued from Page 1
The Anyox Public School concert
will be held on Wednesday! December 19th. Proceeds will be in aid
of the school library. Tickets SO
cents.
Geo. Lace has left the service of
the Granby Co. and sailed for
Vancouver on Thursday where he
will join the office staff of the
Utility Mines No. 1 Ltd., who are
operating the Tiger mine.
Mrs. R. Kent arrived home on
Thursday from Victoria.
Among the arrivals from the
south on Thursday, were: B. A,
Nickerson, C. M. Manning, M.
MoCallum, B, McDonald, C. F.
Rogers, J. Johnson, 0. Starr, B.C.
Johnston, W. F. King.
Departures on Thursday, were
G. Moffatt, A. H. Living.
Alex, Stewart was a southbound
passenger ou Thursday.
Mrs. Pentliind left on Thursday
for the south;
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Bocking
were southbound passengers on
Thursday's boat.
Miss Minnie Leighton, of the
Hospital staff left on Thursday for
the south, where she will spend a
vacation.
Mr, White, seoretary to Mr.
Chas. Bocking, was a passenger
south ou Thursday. '
H.   M.  SELFE
REGISTERED  OPTOMETRIST
ANYOX
Office:   Opposite Liquor Store
MINERAL ACT
(Form F.)
Certificate of Improvements
NOTICE
"l.ion," "Tiger," "Plutus Fraction,"
and "Del Norte Fraction," Mineral
Claims, situate in the Naas River Mining Division of Cassiar District.
Where located: on East Side of Kitsault River, about 18 miles from Alice
' TAKE NOTICE, that I, E. C, Pickett, Free Miner's Certificate No. 11563-
D, intend, sixty days from the date
hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,
for the purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grunt of the above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under section 85, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 15th. day of October,
A. D. 1928.
E. C. PICKETT.
Mediaeval Mystery Play Revived
PIONEER
HOTEL
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
By Day, Week or Month at
Reasonable Rates
N. Sutilovich       Prop.
Anyox Community
League
The Council of the League
l   meets on the Second and
Fourth Wednesday of each
month, m Recreation Hall,
at 7.30 p.m.
KITSAUJLT CAFE
Alice Arm ^
MEALS SERVED AT ALL
HOURS
Bread and Pastry Always (or
Sale
Gus Anderson
Proprietor
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.
WRIGHT & HINTON
LAND SURVEYORS
P.  O.  BOX 1604
MINERAL CLAIMS
PRINCE   RUPERT
Candies, Magazines, Stationery,
1  Proprietary Medicines, Toilet Articles, Etc.
W. M. CummingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papers
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
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STEAMSHIP,AND TRAIN
SERVICE
8. S. Prince Rupert leaves Anyox for Prince
Rupert, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle, and Intermediate Points, each Thursday, at 11.00 p.m.
S. 8. Prince John leaves Prince Rupert, for
North and South Queen Charlotte Island* fortnightly
PASSENGER TRAIN SERVICE FROM PRINCE RUPERT
Trains leave Prince Rupert each Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday
at 11.30 a.m., for Jasper, Edmonton, Winnipeg, direct connections
for all points East and South.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings oi further information, apply to an; Canadian
National Agent, or to R. F. McNAUGHTON, District Passenger Agent.
Prince Rupert, B. C.
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The Ernprua Hotel. Victoria, Use beautiful grounds of which will be brilliant with
holly berries during the season of rivalry, being arranged as aa old English
Christmas  festival.
Imagine Chrietmas in England in 1328, 600 years ago. The dawn of
the Reformation was all but breaking, but the Church still held place
of power in state as in religion, and had been for centuries the fount
of all learning. A primitive age—rough and relentless, and its people
were primitive to a degree hardly conceivable in this age. Rough, hard
living was lightened by rough hard play and such church festivals as
Christinas were celebrated in carousing and high revels by those as
could command the means for such employment. Religious teaching
came to the mass of the people only by word of mouth, and as a means
of making the New Testament stories living.and understandable, incidents of the Bible story were presented in simple plays as primitive
as the understandings of their audiences. They were called Mystery
Plays and one of the first of them, and, therefore, perhaps, the first
of all plays to be performed in England was the story of the adoration
of the shepherds and the Magi, written by Randall Higden, a monk of
Chester Abbey and first performed at Christmas in the year 1328, just
six hundred years -ago. f
Prom that day to this is a long time, but there has been a revival
of interest in the beautiful things of mediaeval days, and a few years
ago the Chester Mysteries were brought to Canada and presented for
the first time in America at Hart House Theatre, Toronto University.
There they met with instantaneous success, and for several Christmases
were a feature of Toronto's holiday celebration. Later they were presented as part of a Chrietmas service in the chancel of the church of
St. Mary Magdalene, Toronto. It will next be seen at Victoria, B.C.,
as part of the old English Christmas celebration that is being arranged
to take place at the Empress Hotel there this year.
It will be the central feature of a notable revival of the Christmas
customs of England dating from the middle ages down to the time of
Dickens and Mr. Pickwick. In the costumes of that periods, singers,
actors and musicians will, between Christmas and Twelfth Night lead
the revels and the entire celebration will wind up with a costume ball.
Victoria is already famous as a winter resort. Its mild, pleasant weatheij
permitting golf and motoring practically every day and its wonderful
salt-water swimming baths have made the most English city in North
America an ideal place in which to spend the winter, and with the prolamine of Christmas revels it is likely that the number of visitors to
that city from the prairies and from some of the western states will ba
unusually large.
^
MEN'S DEPARTMENT
©ithj turn leeks Io «n!
In view of the above fact, Christmas Shoppers are advised to take advantage of the
large assortment of practical Gift Suggestions, which we are now showing.
English Tweed Bathrobes, English Broadcloth Pyjamas at all prices, Plain, Broadcloth and Fancy Stripes. The Finest-and Newest materials in Shirts, Currie Belts
with Fancy Buckles and presented in Christmas Boxes, Cut Silk Scarves, also,
Cashmere and Rayon Scarves at popular prices, Neckties in numerous colors and
patterns at prices that are sure to please. Our stock is complete in every detail and
the early shopper will benefit accordingly.
DRUG DEPT.
Fountain Pens
It is difficult to think of anything more
suitable than a pen or a pencil as a
gift. Their utility is paramount, besides being a constant reminder ofthe
donor. We have a pleasing selection
to choose from, our assortment consisting of Waterman, Parker and
Sheaffer Makes.
Waterman Companion Sets, $3.00 to
$25.00
Parker Sets, $6.50 to   $11.00
Sheaffer Sets, $8.00 to $15.00
DRY GOODS
Currie's Lingerie For Style and
Comfort.
Ladies Easy Stride Silk Knit Bloomers in
Peach, Blush,  Coral,  Aqua Green arid
Orchid, Sizes, 36-42, at $3.00.
Ladies Silk Knit Vest to match Bloomers
at $1.65
Dansant Sets with Lace Trim, in Peach,
Champagne and  Coral  Blush,  at $4.00
per set.
Silk Knit Ensemble Suits consisting of
Pyjamas and Coatee in painted , designs,
or two toned effect, $9.25 to $12.75
Silk Knit Kimonas in painted designs,
$9.25 to $9.75 each.
HARDWARE DEPARTMENT
What Better Gift Than Silverware?
Our stock of E. P. N. S. Ware is complete.   Three and Four Piece Tea Sets, Cake
Baskets, Bread Trays, Flower Baskets, Bon Bon Dishes, Butter Dishes,  Carving
Sets, Spoon Sets, Salt Shakers, Sugar Dishes and Butter Knives.    We, also, have
a full assortment of Community-Plate in the Adam Pattern.
GRANBY   STORES
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