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Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
S2.00 a Year
Alice Arm and
Anyox. S2.25 to
all other points.
VOL. 14.   NO. 27
Alice Arm. B. C. Saturday. January 12. 1935
5 cen is each.
The Trojans Win From
Vandals In Thrilling
To be tied 14 all at half time, to
run almost neck and neck for points
in the second half, and to find the
Trojans winners by a score of 40 to
35, when the final whistle blew—
such was the course of the hoop
game between the Trojans and Vandals in the first Senior A fixture
of the second half of the league,
played on Monday the 7th.
It was tip course of true love, nor
did it run smoothly. Each side was
out to win and there was more than
an inclination to roughness at times
nevertheless, it was a great battle,
dotted with brilliant plays.
Fred Calderoni, who was in rare
form, ihrew the ball over his head
for a basket, and again made a
beautiful shot from midfield without
stopping to aim. J. Gillies, for the
Trojans, had his eye trained on the
basket so that he could scarcely go
wrong, while his brother Bud got
in some lovely long shots. Speed
and accurate passing featured the
tussle, although the three man combination on the Mine team, usually
so effective, did not click. Kulai
was not in his best form and missed
some nice ehances. Woodman and
Gourlay each played a fine game,
while Tony Calderoni never tired.
For the winners W. Shields and
F. Gordon were at their best and
McDonald was strong at guard.
Players from both teams were
chased to the showers during the
second half.
The game was well handled by
referee L. Gillies, who had an accurate and impartial eye.
The teams: Vandals, A. Calderoni 12, F. Calderoni 17, Kulai 1,
Woodman 2, Gourlay 3, Saaman,
Trojans: Bud Gillies 16, J. Gillies
13, H. Dresser 3, F. Gordon 6, W.
Shields 1, McDonald 1.
Miss Amy MacDonald Will
Train For Nurse
Miss Amy MacDonald, who has
resided with her parents in Anyox
for many years, left on last Wed
nesday's boat for Victoria. Amy
as hor ninny friends knew her, will
join the nursing staff of St. Joseph's
Hospital. She attended both the
public and high sohools here and
during the past year had been employed by the Pioneer Hotel Mess.
She will be greatly missed by her
many friends aiid they take this
opportunity of wishing her every
success and happiness in her new
Enjoyable Time Spent
At Birthday Party
A party was held by Mrs. Frank
Henderson on Wednesday evening
last, in honor of the 14th. birthday
of her youngest daughter Roberta.
The enjoyable evening started with
a delicious dinner, at which several
interesting novelties were introduced. The table was centred with
a beautiful birthday cake. Later
many games were played, that of
''Cootie" proving very popular.
The winners of the prizes in the
latter game were: 1st. Miss Nancy
Oigot, 2nd. Miss Kathleen Ward,
3rd. Miss Edna Brown. Best looking Cootie, Miss Nadine Wenerstrom and prize for the funniest
looking Cootie went to Miss Alver-
da Brown. A special prize was
given to Miss Violet Vine, for
writing the best reply to the birthday invitation.
Other guests were: Misses Jean
Carol Lee, Jean Munro, Hetty
Wynne, Nora Chapman, Prisoilla
Rogers, Janet Barclay, Bessie Barclay and Lesseal Brown.
Miss. Henderson received many
lovely gifts and a very pleasant
evening was enjoyed by everyone
Anyox   Serbians  Celebrate
Their National Christmas
Monday, January 7th. was the
National Christmas Feast of the
Serbians, and the people of that
oountry who reside at Anyox celebrated the event in right royal
style. The depression, or the possible closing down of the mine,
mattered not at all. Christmas
was held with all the lavishness
and trimmings for which this
sturdy race is noted, there being
no lack of good cheer and hearty
fare. A large number of guests
were entertained at the various
homes of these hospitable people,
and there was merrymaking at
each one.
Alice Arm Notes
1 Mrs. J. Wier returned on Saturday from Anyox after spending
holidays there.
Miss Florenoe Dodsworth returned on Saturday, from holidays
spent at her home at Anyox.
Miss Marguerite Moss left on
Monday for Prince Rupert, after
spending holidays with her parents.
Mrs. Kergin, who has spent two
weeks holiday at Prinoe Rupert,
returned home on Thursday.
J. Fiva returned home on Thursday, after spending several months
at Anyox.
Funeral of Late Mrs.
Watson Held Yesterday
The short news item we published last week, that Mrs. Frederick
Watson had passed away at the
Anyox General Hospital, came as
a severe shook to her many friends
in the district, She failed to re>
oover from a severe attack of
pneumonia and the end came on
Friday morning January 4 th. at
4 a.m.
The late Mrs. Watson was 53
years of age and was born at Coventry, Warwickshire, England.
She oame to Canada with her
husband in 1911, residing at Bank-
head, near Banff for five years, and
moved to British Columbia in 1916.
She arrived at Anyox in December
1919, and, with the exception of a
period spent in England about six
years ago, resided here until her
The body, accompanied by her
husband, Mr. Frederick Watson
was taken south ou Monday and
interment took place yesterday
afternoon in the Masonic cemetery,
Vanoouver. The^Rev. J. S. Brayfield former Anglican Church minister at. Anyox officiated. Many
former friends of the deceased attended the ceremony.
Besides her husband, she leaves
to mourn her loss, one son William
Frederick and a daughter Vera.
As one of the older residents of
this district, Mrs, Watson was well
known and universally respected,
and the whole community here,
together with many friends in
England and Alberta, condole
with Mr. Watson, his sou and
daughter, in their sad bereavement.
Foundry Crushes The
Meeting in the first game of the
second half of the Senior B. League
Foundry and Rovers played to a
34-14 score in the Gymnasium on
Monday the 7th. Rovers made
little headway iu the first half,
but were much more aggressive in
the second stanza and managed to
hold down the scoring of their
more experienced opponents, bringing their own total up to 14.
Church and Parsons, of the
Foundry aggregate, were despatched to the showers during the first
half of the game. Scott was high
scorer with a total of 20 points.
Rovers: Summers, Thompson,
Cadillac, Kergin, Flye. Foundry:
Church, Scott, Yelland, Parsons,
Hamilton, Patriok, Deeth.
Bonanza Ships Steady Supply
Of Ore To Mill
Day in and day out, a steady
stream of ore buckets passes along
the aerial tramway between Bonanza and the ore bins at the crush
ing plant. So regularly and
constantly do these buckets come
and go that wo scarcely notice them.
Each one will carry about half a
ton of ore, and an average of 300
tons is brought over daily. The
quantity thus handled in a thirty
day month is around 9000 tons.
Daughter Born To Mr. And
Mrs. F. Ubell
A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Ubell, of Anyox, at
the Prince Rupert Hospital on
New Year's Day. Mother and
child are progressing   favorably.
Anyox Notes
A. S. Baillie, auditor of the
Granby Consolidated Mining,
Smelting & Power Co., Ltd., arrived on Monday from Vancouver.
K. Atkinson and R. Noble, auditors, arrived on Monday -from
Mr. and Mrs. D. McKenzie and
family, left on Monday for Trail
where they will make their new
Stewart Barclay left on Monday
forthe Reno Mine.
W. Cavalier left on Monday for
the south.
Fred Watson left on Monday for
Jack Galbraith left on Wednesday for his home at Vancouver.
Wm. Cloke left ou Monday for
Vancouver, to resume his studies
at the B. C. University.
The Herald is $2.00 a vear.
Dreams of a mild winter throughout the district, with a slight snowfall, were rudely shattered last
weekend, when there was a heavy
snowfall whioh continued throughout Saturday and Sunday. Up to
2 p.m. on Wednesday the 9th. the
total fall for the season was 119
Mr. Frederick Watson desires to
convey to the doctors and nursing
staff of the Anyox General Hospital
his heartfelt appreciation of their
skill and devoted attention to the
late Mrs. Watson during her last
illness. Also his grateful thanks
for floral offerings and to the numerous friends who helped in so
many ways to smooth the path in
his bereavement.
Write in anger if you must,  but
don't mail it.
Electrical Development
Increased Copper Sales
In the early part of the nineteenth century came that increasing interest in electrical matters
that within a few years laid the
foundations of the wonderful age
of electricity, and which also opened up a field where copper was a
vital necessity. Without copper
progress would have been very
slow, even if investigation of electrical phenomena could have been
commenced without it, for the first
experimenters relied entirely upon
copper, one of the first batteries using 320 square feet of copper sheet.
Signalling, telegraphy, aud the
submarine cable came shortly, all
bringing a market for millions of
feet of oopper wire every year.
The development of the electrical
machine, after Faraday's first machine iu 1831, necessitated the production of large quantities of pure
copper; a machine built in 1866
used 576 pounds of copper strip on
the armature. The introduction
in recent years of the National
Grid system indicates that every
field for copper in the electrical industry has not yet been exhausted;
the phosphor-bronze cables spanning the river Thames at Dagen-
liam consist of continuous lengths
of 6,400 feet, weighing six tons.
One sphere in whioh copper has
always occupied an important place
is architecture, its use ranging from
Sumerian metal mosaic work of
4,000 B. C, through the heavy
copper-faced doors of the Middle
Ages, to railings and lampstauds
today. Copper roofs, conduits
lightning conductors, weather-
vanes and grilles are all in general
use. Other modern uses include
shipbuilding (the propeller of the
"Queen Mary" is solid bronze,)
railway and general engineering
(the firebox of the L. N. E. R. engine "Cock-of-the-North" is copper)
and the chemical industries (welded
tanks of 50,000 gallons capacity
have been made.)
Birthday Party For Miss E.
Mrs. H. W. Parker was at home
to a number of young people last
Saturday evening, the occasion
being the anniversary of Eileen's
birthday. A very pleasant evening
was passed in playing games and
singing old and new songs. Mrs.
Parker was assisted by several of
the young ladies, in serving the
appetizing refreshments. ALICE    ARM   AND ANYOX   HERALD,  Saturday. January 12.   1H35
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
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Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch-
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K. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
Newspaper Advertising Is
Big Selling Power
Beyond all question the most
potent creator of business demands
in Canada is the newspaper advertisement. Millions upon millions
of dollars are expended every day
in the stores of the Dominion because well written advertisements
have directed public attention to
convenient, becoming, attractive,
useful, ornamental and suitable
merchandise. The sale of all necessities, all luxuries, all indulgences, is more powerfully stimulated by the newspaper advertisement
than by any other agency. Only
hunger, cold and nakedness are
comparable to the advertisement
as a promoter of sales—and even
purchases of food, fuel and clothing
are directed more largely by the
business columns of the press than
bv any other influence except immediate necessity.
The largest stores in our greatest
cities have been built up by their
advertising, their persistent and
clever invitation to the public, in
the press to share in their bargains.
Imagine what would happen to
daily sales of merchandise, real
estate, theatre tickets, insurance,
books and other things, if newspaper advertisements were prohibited by law.for six months. It is
not exaggeration to say that they
would drop 50 per cent.
Why Prohibit Mining Brokers
On Boards of Directors
There's a movement in British
Columbia to prohibit brokers from
serving as directors of the companies whose shares they aid in distributing. The theory may be all
right, but it isn't practical. As
long as the machinery for financing-
business remains in its present imperfect state, it probably will be
beneficial in most instances to have
some member of the underwriting
organization sit on the board of any
company which is appealing to the
public for funds. The ideal direct
orate of a mining company, for example, would contain at least one
mining engineer, at least one attorney familiar with mining law, at
least one practical financier, at
least one successful business exec
utive with a rudimentary knowledge
of actual mining, and at least one
"watchdog of the treasury" with
some knowledge of accounting or
bookkeeping and a desire to see a
cent's value tor each cent spent,—
Northwest Mining, Spokane.
Advertise in the Herald
New Arrival At Alice Arm
Seldom has the Herald been in
error in reporting the arrival of all
visitors to the camp. An exception
can be taken in the case of A. Cali-
fornica, but since this party will be
with us for some time this can be
overlooked. This party, or to give
him his full name of "Mr." Auto-
grapa Californica, has made himself
known to most of us, and especially
the gardeners, as he is an admirer
of green growing things. In case
you do not recall meeting him, if
you will think back a few month:
to the day you were digging in
your garden, and turned up some
small reddish capsule like objects)
better than an inch long and just
able to wriggle a little. That was
a Californica in his pupa stage. A
moth hatched from one of these
pupa which was carried indoors,
was sent to the university at Point
Grey, with the following comment
This moth  is  Autographa  Coli
fornica,  the false Alfalfa Looper
It is one of the cutworm  moths
whose favorite food is white  clover
leaves.       This   moth   has spread
greatly this year and their are com
plaints    from    many  parts  of  the
province,  where  it was previously
unknown.    The eggs are usually
laid in the fall  and  remain  in  the
soil,    or   attached   to the  plants
during the winter.    It may  remain
in the pupa stage over winter when
the cold weather comes on early.
Crop Reduction In United
States Puzzling
Editorial in The Alaska Weekly
That's the dilemma with which 1
am faced along with countless millions. We are pretty sure that
some of this brain trust stuff is a
little rotten, even if we do not know-
just how we would do any better
with it.
Several women are attending the
night classes in mining, being conducted as usual this winter under
the anspices of B. C. Chamber of
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.
British hospitality and British Columbia foods blend happily in
I making our guests comfortable.
Dining-room, lounge and rooms
are clean, homelike and quiet.
Near shops, theatres, boats and
trains. Mr. E. G. Baynes, well
known Owner-Manager of the
Grosvenor gives his personal assurance of the highest quality
modern hotel service to visitors
from all points in British Columbia.
Write For
Weekly and
Monthly Rates
Our president has announced
that we must have higher prices
The American Federation of Labor
demands the thirty-hour week at no
reduction in pay. Crop reduction
combined with drought has resulted
in certain essential foods, and hog
killings and processing tax have
raised the price of ham and bacon
beyond the capacity of the average
worker to pay. In spite of my
confidence in the administration I
can't get this business through my
thick head. Can it be that millions
were hungry because there was too
much food and it therefore became
necessary to destroy food, in order
that these hungry millions might
eat? Having destroyed it and paid
our farmers many millions for not
raising more, we still have a few
millions of hungry fellow citizens
whom it now appears will be fed if
we can hang a high price on all they
must eat and wear. When Oliver
Herford was a dramatic critic an
irate playwright asked him what he
knew about plays, adding, "you
can't even write one." "No," said
Oliver, "I can't lay an egg either,
but I know  when one is rotten
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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 or all kinds, Underclothes, Shirts, Socks,
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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-
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A Complete Line of Winter Goods always in stock, consisting of Clothing, Boots and Shoes.   A large stock of
Groceries, also Stoves, Stove Pipe and Elbows.
Alice Arm
For Results Advertise in The Herald ALICE    ARM   AND ANYOX   HERALD. Saturday, January 12.   1935
Canada Makes Progress Says Beatty
C.P.R. President Reviews Past Year and Finds Evidence of
Permanent Economic Improvement in Advances so far
made—Predicts Canadian Wheat as Best in the
World will find Steady Market.
li. W. BKATTV.K.C.
Chairman and President,
Cuiiatliall I'ai-ifiic Ry.
r7,IIE course of our recovery
I from the economic catastrophe which swept over the
world in 1929 and 1930 has beau
markedly different from that of
any of tne previous cases of business expansion in this country.
This time we seem to be experiencing a process of slow rebuilding, and, as far as I can see, one
of permanent re-adjustment. of
our economic activities to conditions 'which have radically and
permanently changed. What we
are today experiencing is a
p r o c e s ii of
steady, and I
hope permanent growth.
This to my
mind would be
an entirely
normal result
of the causes
which led to
the great collapse of Canadian business.
Tlie boom conditions which
'followed a
temporary depression after the Armistice were,
as far as Canada is concerned,
chiefly the result of forces and
conditions in other countries. Actually our productive boom resulted from tangible demand for
Canadian products, and from conditions in other countries which
directed a flow of capital into
Canadian development. Equally
the economio collapse ln Canada
resulted chiefly from forces operating In other countries.
Nothing is more important ln
our economic life than our great
exporting industries. In the case
of wheat I have never accepted
the alarmist views which have
bean freely expressed. The world
surplus stocks, produced partly
by active «ncouragement of production in many importing countries, and partly by a series of
unusually favourable seasons In
Europe, seem to be needed to
meet the marked shrinkage in
production in 1&34. While complete recovery of world commerce
in wheat must depend on some
limitation of excessive economic
nationalism, on greater stability
of monetary exchange, and on increase in the to,tal volume of
other forms of world commerce,
I see no reason to believe that
Canadian wheat, the best iu the
world, sold at fair prices, will not
find a steady market.
Other primary products, such
as minerals, lumber, and bacon
are being exported in increased
volume and at better prices, largely owing to the Imperial trade
agreements of 1932, and tlie newsprint industry shows clear sign of
It is to bo regretted that the
past few years have seen farther
increase in the debt of the Dominion,* the Provinces and many
municipalities. Much of our public debt has been incurred for
purposes obviously legitimate as
part of the ordinary government
of the country, but much has resulted from experiments  in the
direction of governmental participation in business. Regrettable
as is the loss occasioned by errors
on the part of private enterprise,
this type of loss is corrected by
a reduction in the income and
capital holdings of those who
finance the enterprises. An unwise investment by a public body
means a permanent charge on tho
tax-payers. I recommend this
thought to those who believe that
further expansion of governmental activities is the best
method of protecting the ordinary
citizen .from exploitation by capitalists,' In actual fact the safest
policy for great capitalists is al:
present to buy securities issued
by public bodies and to leave the
chance of loss to be carried by the
mass taxpayers.
Throughout the past year the
matter of the country's railway
problem has received an increasing amount of public attention,
and I am convinced that proposals
for Its solution along the lines of
unified management for the two
great companies have made decided progress. In all directions
are observable a greater willingness on the part of the public to
enter upon an unprejudiced consideration of the case, and even
among those classes whose interests might at first glance seem to
be threatened by any such proposals, I discover a growing desire to examine their possibilities
and to find out If they really are
as dangerous as those who early
rushed into print to attack them
would seem to believe, This is
all to the good. If unified management will not stand up under
the most searching criticism, obviously, it should not go forward.
But the criticism should be fair
and honest and it should be based
upon a fairly sound understanding of railway economics and not
upon personal Interest or prejudice. I say nothing less than the
truth when I affirm that most of
the criticism that has come out
so far will not stand up before
any one or even two or three of
the above tests. I shall not further deal with the matter here,
except to say that I can see no
other way than unified railway
management in which the country
can put a stop to the continual
cumulative wastage of vast sums
of money and can safeguard the
future of both railways-while adequately preserving the property
rights of the Canadian people in
the Canadian National, and those
of the shareholders of the Canadian Pacific. In a word this is my
proposal for unified management
—it is a partnership between public ownership and private ownership with the added advantage of
private operation free from political control.
Both Canadian Railway systems
as well as the railways of almost
every modern nation, have suffered to some extent from the
growth of highway transportation. The general use of privately owned motor cars, and an increasing amount, of pleasure
travel in prosperous times, have
led to the contraction of a great
network   of   modern   highways,
which in turn have been used as
the right of way for a great number of freight vehicles. To a
great extent the operations of
these vehicles and their policy in
setting their charges, have not
been subjected to the same close
supervision which public authorities have long given to railway
operations and tariffs. In this
case also public opinion is pressing for better handling of the
situation. The railways do not
question the advisability of building good roads, or of permitting
them to be used for commercial
transportation, but the perfection
of the present attempts to proper
control of this operation will, in
my opinion, return to the railways
at least some of tho business
takeii from them by highway
transport and place both highway
and rail transportation on a
sounder1 basis.
It is also interesting to note a
growing public sentiment tn the
direction of demanding some contribution to the upkeep of our
great and costly Inland waterway
system from those who use them
—especially in the case of ships
of foreign registry.
With every correction of these
special cases of unfair competition,
the Company must depend chiefly
for a restoration of its normal
business on a recovery of Canadian prosperity In general. The
outlook In that respect Is comforting. The very careful studies
prepared by the Dominion Bureau
of Statistics Indicate a condition
far from as alarming as some authorities would make it.
In this great and scantily populated country we should not, however, be talking only of recovery.
Canada should look forward to
expansion in every direction. To
my mind the policies needed to
Insure this are very simple. I
should list them as: scrupulous
care to prevent the debts of public
bodies and resulting destructive
taxation from any further increase; concentration of our
efforts both In public policy and
private business on the increase
both in volume and prosperity of
our primary Industries — especially agriculture; public and
private business policies looking
to increase the population of Canada — especially in the agricultural areas; and, as I have repeatedly said, an immediate correction of the burdensome and
costly duplication of transportation facilities.
It appears to me that we can
look back on 1934 with some contentment, as a year during which
we found that the world was not
ending, and that by industry and
thrift nations and individuals
could still prosper. What Interests me more is that I believe we
can look forward to 1935 and successive years with confidence that
under Providence we shall see in
them a period when Canada will
revive that faith in her future
which too many of us seemed to
lose, and that we shall again
come to realize that all that is
wanted to set this country on a
forward path of progress are such
simple virtues as energy, honesty,
and ordinary common sense.
Husky and Happy-Oh Boy!
Forty-eight happy boys and
girls at the Royal York
Hotel, Toronto. They are the
lucky winners of the Silver Token
Contest sponsored by Crosse and
Blackwell, well-known manufacturers of food products, and their
reward was a two-day visit to the
Canadian National Exhibition.
They all travelled Canadian
Pacific and the Royal York Hotel
was theirs for two full days.
There was much entertaining in
the various rooms occupied by the
youngsters. The contents of a
large number of bottleB of pop
were consumed. Hands were
swept over slick heads and ties
were adjusted before entries were
made to the dining rooms, and
there was much jolly chatter over
meals. Thorough tours were made
of the big exhibition and for a
long time to come these boys and
girls will have happy memories
of the two exciting and hilarious
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l^^^l^^j A LICK,    AK..M    AND ANYOX   HKKALD.  Saturaay. January 12.   WKo
Aces  Away  To   The
Battling every inch of the way
in their tussle with the Spooks on
Monday the 7th., the Aces' hoop-
sters oaine out top side of a 23-21
soore after a hectic game which
was full of excitement for the fans.
They won in spite of many misses
at the basket, hut these were possibly due to lack of practice over
the holiday season, Sterling work
by the Dresser sisters, and A, Gar-
rick at guard won the day for the
hard-working girls in green.
Spooks played a nice passing
game and were dangerous at all
times, their triangle team of Salmon, Morris and Eve requiring
close checking, E. Morris was
sent to the showers half-way
through'the second half after playing a very fast and heady game.
Future games between those two
teams will lie worth watching.
Spooks: Campbell 2, Salmon 4.
Morris 5. J. McDonald, Eve, 9.
Wenerstrom 1. Aces: Rogers 4,
L. Dresser 5, M. Dresser S, A. Carrick, J. Pinckney 6.
Many Attend Memorial
Consolidated Co. Get Much
Ore From Leasers
Consolidated Mining & Smelting
Company in tbe first 15 days of
November received 2490 tons of ore
from leasing operations on mines
owned by the company. 'Phis is at
a rate considerably higher than
that for October. Forty-seven
different leasing operations were
represented in the shipments, which
included 45 cars of ore averaging
47 tons to the car. Most of the
leasing operations are in the old
original mines of the company on
Red Mountain, at Rossland, B. C.
Four new leases have been opened
since this record was completed.
It is officially estimated that the
off-shore lumber shipments from
British Columbia have approximated 850 million feet, board measure,
in 1934, as compared with 662,500,-
000 feet b. in, in 1935. The former peak year was in 1929 when 801
million feet were exported.
The total coal production of Alberta mines to the end of October
was 3,639,552 tons, compared with
3,063,855 tons, for the same period
of last vear.
B.  P. O.  ELKS
Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
Meets every second and fourth Monday of
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
33,117,314 Pieces is Long Laundry List
A large number of people attended the Memorial Service which
was held at Christ Church, Anyox
on Sunday evening December b'th.
for the late Mrs. F. Watson, whose
death occurred at the Anyox Hospital on Friday the 4th. The
service was conducted by Rev.
Alfred Abraham, who in tne course
of his address, dwelt on the virtues
of the departed, and the great respect in which she was held. The
servioe was most impressive
throughout. A short servioe was
also held in the Church at 9 am.
on Monday.
The body was conveyed to Van-
[•mtvet" on the Steamship' Catala. a
large number of people being present at the dock to pay their last
respects. Several floral tributes
accompanied   the casket.
Can you imagine a bewildered
Chinaman trying to total a
laundry list of 33,117,314 pieces?
But there is one like that. It is
the total of washing done
by and for the Canadian
Pacific Railway Company in 1930, in Canada,
including hotels and bungalow - camps; sleeping
and dining car service,
(which also operates station restaurants), and
the British Columbia
Coast boat service. If
one stopped to sit down
and figure out the gallons of water and bars
of soap required for these
operations, the results
might be even more astounding.
Tbe hotel, department
owns 789,821 pieces of
linen; the dining and
sleeping car, service
some 1,500,000 and the
British Columbia steamships another, 247,000,
making a grand total of,
2,536,821 pieces. These
include all "flat-pieces",
such as table - cloths,
sheets, napkins, towels,
pillow - cases, etc; the
white coats worn by the
company's   servants   in
the various departments, and, in
the hotels, a certain amount of
laundry, done for guests. In the
hotels, too, blankets, bed-spreads,
rugs, and so forth must
be considered. Every
piece of laundry handled
becomes a laundry-piece
each time it appears tn
the wash. Thus a single
table-napkin may be a
laundry-piece over and
over again, according to
the supply of linen needed and available.
The picture shows a
battery of washing machines ln tbe laundry of
the Royal York Hotel,
Toronto, the largest hotel in the British Empire.
Similar equipment in the
great chain of Canadian
Pacific Railway hotels
throughout Canada handles the great laundry
list in various centres,
with the assistance, in
certain districts, of laundries outside the company's service. But the
Standard maintained is
the same everywhere,
Immaculate cleanliness
being the motto from
coast to coast, both
ashore and afloat
Ontario Outstrips Provinces
In Gold Production
Ontario is far the most important producer of gold in the Dominion, although, while the history of
gold mining in this province dates
back as far as 1866, it was not until after the discovery of the Porcupine camp in 1908 that gold mining
became established as a profitable
industry, from the great rock region of Northern Ontario, which
was once regarded as worthless
wilderness, gold to the value of
$501,000,000 had been recovered
up to the end of 1933. Up until
1891 the total of all mineral production of Ontario amounted in value
to less than live million dollars and
at the end of 1933 it had reached a
total value of $2,014,000,000.
This flood of wealth pouring out
of a country which for many years
was regarded as of little value had
given added impel us lo the development of the northern part of
Ontario, and has kept the province
in a prominent position among the
gold producers of the world.
Annual meeting of the B. C. Silver Mines Ltd., was entirely formal nothing new being revealed regarding progress of negotiations
with Premier Gold with regard to
operation of the property. It is
understood that these negotiations
are being carried on directly between the New York principals in
Premier Gold and the London controlling interests of B, C, Silver.
C. A. Banks, formerly president
and managing-director of B. C. Silver, is no longer on the board.
The directors are G. Bruce Duncan,
H. L. Hunt and H. A. Gould; all of
Vancouver.   Mr. Gould is secretary,
Gold production in British Columbia in September was 27,005 ounces.
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The Strathcona Hotel
One Block from the Crystal Gardens. Central Location.
Moderate Rates.   Fireproof.   Cur bus meets all boats.
E. J. MARTIN, Proprietor and Manager
This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.
Hardware Dept.
This famous lifetime cooking ware is now substantially
Dutch Ovens; regular $5.10 for $3.75
Dutch Ovens, regular $5.70 for $4.45
Saucepans, regular $2.20 for $1.85
Percolators, regular $5.70 for $4.45
wearing and good looking. Butter Dishes with covers,
30c;  Salts and Peppers 30c;   Bowls at 25c, 30c, 50c
China Vases, Berry Sets, Fancy Bowls, Ornaments,
and many other desirable pieces.   Offered at from
, , one third to one half regular prices.
Teapots, Small Plates,   Cups and Saucers, Creams
and Sugars, Egg Cups, all at reduced prices.


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