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All the Mining
News of the
B. C. Coast
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The Herald Brings Results to Advertisers
$2.25 a Year
Alice Arm arid
Anyox. $2.75 to
all other points.
VOL. 3,   NO. 15
Alice Arm, B. C, Saturday, October 6, 1923
5 cents eaoh.
Alice Arm
Mining News
Operations to Re-commence
On Sunset
The Keystone Mining Co/who
recently bonded the Sunset property on Roundy Creek, will recommence operations on the property
at once. Arrangements have been1
malde with Mr. Geo. Clothier, distriot mining engineer whereby a^
trail will be constructed from tide
water, so that pack horses can be
taken to the property. As soon as
the. trail is finished a new camp
will be built, and the work of driving the tunnel will then commence.
Mr. E. Martin Thorniley, who
recently examined the property on
behalf of the^ Keystone Co. was well
pleased with the possibilities of the
property and stated that work on
the tunnel will probably be'oontin-
ued throughout the winter.
New Ore Strike Made on
Mr. 6. W ,Morley, who has been
working on his property, the Sunrise, for the-past three months,
states that another fine showing of
ore has been discovered on the
property. The orevein has a width
pf 26 feet between walls, and can
be traced on the surfaoe- for, three
claim lengths. A open out. 15 feet
deep has been driven across the
ore body, and .some nice samples of
ore were brought to town,- 'The
ore is a silver-lead.
The Sunrise is situated on
McGrath mountain at a elevation
of 3,400 feet. Early next spring a
camp will be built and a tunnel
driven on the ore vein.
Construction Work at
Anyox Progressing
The programme of construction
work planned by the Granby Co
at Anyox for this year is being
oarried along successfully.
The new big storage dam is now
practically oompleted, and is giving
entire satisfaction. This dam
whioh is'the 17th of it's kind to be
built, is the highest dam in Canada.
With its completion the power
costs of the company will be considerably lowered, and the costly fuel
problem will be a thing of the
past. '
The big concentrating plant is
rapidly taking shape. The operation of the plant was scheduled for
February, of next year, but
owing to the fire during the summer, work was delayed/ It is,
however,' hoped that the time lost
will be made up, and that the' big
mill whioh will be the finest, on the
North American continent, and the
last word in concentrating copper
ore, will be in operation, early in
the spring.
The work of installing the
machinery at the No. 1. Power
House in connection with the hydro
electric, power; from.,the, new dam is
proceeding rapidly, and the place is
a hive of industry. ,
With the completion of the various works now being undertaken,
the Granby Company will be one
of the best equipped miming companies in the world. The only fly
in the; ointment is the present low
price of copper, but this will eventually, right i,tsel^ and let us hope
that it will be soon.
Anyox Waterfront Notes
Undeterred by the dense fog whioh
prevailed over-the week end, the
local mosquito fleet were all up and
doing. Several amusing incidents
occurred, but it speaks volumes for
the efficiency of our local skippers
when all returned from their various destinations without mishap.
The. Sic'em was about to land her
passengers at the float When Capt.
Fred Noel discovered it was a rook
he was alongside, but undismayed!
he proceeded a few miles ahead and
finally by the aid of either Jupiter
Mercury, struck Port. The
Wanderer came to rest somewhere
round Isaac's Creek bnt eventually
got the right course. The Edrona
steered a S. E. course but in
any case this craft could always
find her way baok from the Saw
Mills, "Familiarity breeds, con-,
tempt." All the others arriyed
back safely but not on timer
See Al. Falconer for Wood or
Coal    • :
Mr. J. G. Johnson who has spent
the 8un^eF6TSveTopin|* his claims
Nice Ore Body Struck
on Jones. Creek
A nioe strike of ore was made
last week on Jim Peacock's claims
oil Jones Creek, by Osoar Fjint,
while drifting on an ore vein. This
vein has been followed for a distance
of 130 feet, and has averaged
around 5 inches, but has nOw widened out to six feet of ore. The
vein has two well defined walls,
with slate on tile foot wall and a
dyke on the hanging wall. Some
good assays have been obtained
from the vein at different times,
and samples from the six-foot
ledge are now being assayed.
The tunnel is within three quarters of a mile of the Dolly Varden
railway tracks^ whioh assures
transportation of any ore that
might be taken from the property
Born to Dr. and Mrs. P. Whelan,
on Wednesday Ootober 3rd, at the
Anyox Hospital, a daughter.
Born to Mr< and- Mrs. R. 0.
Cutler, at the Anyox Hospital, on
Friday, y September 28th,
Successful Card Party
and Dance at Mine
On Thursday September 27th. a
highly successful Card Party and
Dance was held at the Mine Hall
and was largely attended.
There were five tables for bridge,
and eleven for Whist. The Prize
winners were as follows: Ladies,
bridge, lit. prize Mrs. D. C. Roy;
Booby prize Mrs. A. Jenkinson.
Gents Bridge, 1st. prize Mr. F.
E. Patton; Booby prize Mr. Harold
Ladies Whist, 1st. prize Mrs. A,
Grimaldi; Booby prize, Mrs. Harold
Gents. Whist, 1st. prize, Mr. W.
E. Olsen; Booby prize Mr. Ole Lee.
To the strains of excellent music
provided by a very efnoient orclies
tra consisting of Mm J. E. Swanson, piano; Mr. Ed. Waterman,
Drums; Mr. A. B. Giffen, saxa
About 60 couples took the floor
and enjoyed the evening to the full
Great credit is due to the organizers for the excellent manner in
whioh the arrangements were
oarried put.
Our great problem is hot production
but distribution; This strikes a bald
man with peculiar force every time he
in the upper Kitsault Valley left
on Thursday for Seattle.
Hand Laundry Work. Moderate
Prices—Miss B.' Crawford, Alice
Messrs Jaok Anderson and Barney Turbitt left on Monday for a
deer hunting trip to Morris Channel. Going down on the'Vesta,
which made a trip to Prince Rupert.
Constable A. Dryden of Anyox
spent a few days, in town during
the week.
Mr. Geo. Clothier, district mining
engineer has spent the past two
weeks inspecting propertiesthrough
out the district going as far as the
Kitsault Glaoier and also inspecting
numerous properties in the vioinity
of the. town.
Mr. Geo. Young left on Monday
for Stewart.
Mrs. J. O. Trethewey, accompanied by Mrs. McKay, arrived on
Monday from Vanoouver.
James Niok arrived in town ou
Thursday from a two weeks prospecting trip. He journeyed to the
headwaters of the Illiance River,
from there to the Kshiten River
in the Naas Valley going on to
Green Lake at the source of the
Kinshuck River aiid from there to
the Kitsault Glaoier. At Green
Lake he saw a band of 12 timber
wolves and wounded two. Short'
age of amunitign was the only
thing that saved the hides of the
See Al. Falconer for Freight
and Pack Horses.
AH the men from the government
oamp whioh has been operating on
the upper Kitsault during the summer oame to town oh* Wednesday
Contiuued on page 4
Provincial Party
Hold Meetings at
Anyox & Alice Arm
The leaders of the newly formed
Provincial Party paid their first
visit to Anyox and Alice Arm
during the week, and the people of
the two towns had ah opportunity
of listening to the views of the newest political party of the. province
and also to the criticisms .levelled
at the heads of the conservatives
and liberals, of which there were
plenty. The speakers,, were: General A. D. McRae, who is present
leader of the party, A. M.Whiteside
and J; Nixon. *•
The Anyox .meetings were held
in the Recreation Hall, on Monday
evening, and at the Mine Hall, ou
Wednesday evening. At the Monday evening meeting, Mr! R.
Armour occupied the chair, and
asked the audience to listen with
open minds to what the speakers
had to say.
General McRae, opened his
address by apologising for his nonappearance six , weeks. j.~"o«« bit,!,
owing to his failure to make necessary boat connections, and the
fact that it was imperative to fulfil
an appointment in Vahouver, I
was unable to be here ou the date
The-General said that during the
past nine mouths he had covered
the whole of the province,' and the
party has now an active membership of 20,000 active members, and
by the time the convention is held
we hope to have a membership of
30,000, which is more than that of
the other parties combined.
Disclaiming as to his capabilities
as a politician he said he was still.
in the kindergarten class. Onr
task is to bring about a responsible
convention, said the General, and
it has got to be a citizens' convention in every sense of the word;
There will be eight representatives
from eaoh riding, and these representatives will expound their views
at the convention.
Referring to the farmers, the
speaker said that 50 per cent, had
given up their right along the G.
T. P. and people were moving out
from the Cariboo district, and were
now looking to the Provincial
Party for salvation. British Col
umbia is a big company, of which
we are all shareholders, and the
Premier is the general manager.
What do you think of it all? and
what is your opinion of the geuer
al manager?- tor after all, the
Premier is the head of this corporation.. Our finances are very sick,
and' the taxation is excessive.
This question of taxation forms no
small part in the oost of high
cost of living. Sinoe the Premier
has been in Office, our debt has
increased to $62,000,000 and it is
reasonable to assume that by the
time his term of office expires it
will not be very far. short of
$100,000,000.    I am glad to say
that this party has a way out and
that is by the development of our
natural recources. Mining offers
one of the best examples of an
industry that is suffering from
exoessiv.e taxation, and we must
offer more encouragment to the
capitalist to dig the hidden wealth
from our hills. Our party says:
we will exempt you from taxation .
untij you get your capital back.
I strongly advocate lower taxation.
There is a lack of confidence today
iii B. C. mining properties aiid we
must repeal the present legislation.
The General closed by appealing
to everyone, whether   liberal   or
conservative, to rally round   \he ;
standard of the Provincial Party.
Mr.   A. M. Whiteside and.  J.  •
Nixon also spoke at considerable-
length, but space does not permit
a report of their speeches.
Alice Arm Meeting
The, meeting was held in the
Coliseum on Tuesday evening, and
a well filled hall listened with rapt
attention to the three speakers.
General A. D. McRae was the
first speaker. He commenced by
paying a tribute to the women of>
the province, who did their ".share'
of the work and were as much
interested in the provincial expenditure . at id - economy as. the- men. -
He stated that he was formerly a
Member of the conservative party
and that he was still a conservative
in federal politics.' He was dissatisfied with the conservative party
of. 'the. province. They had no
platform and no constructive
methods,- and the liberals had not
changed one bit from their old
methods. ;
He was convinced that the time
was ripe for a clean-up of the provincial political system, and for
this subject the provincial party
had been formed.
General McRae claimed it was no
good, sending independents to Victoria, They were not included in
the caucus, and were not consulted
at any time. The Provincial Party
is being formed around, which all
good citizens can rally. . The General stated that the new party is
becoming well organized and later
delegates will be chosen to attend a
regular convention, and elect leaders. The present officers are only
temporary but will hold office until
organization is complete. He said
that the old parties claimed that
the Provincial Party were dead but
wondered why they were so busy
touring the province OU the heels of
the Provincial speakers. He severely criticised the past administration of the Conservatives, and also
the present government. He
claimed that in all parts of the
province—with ja. very few exceptions—we have contraction, instead
of expansion. The people are
dissatisfied and are .leaving the
'country, -He charged the present
government with wilful extravag-
ence and the burden of taxation I
was strangling the industries of
the province, and debarring new
capital from coming' into the
country. -      ,
General McRae stated that every
man; woman or child iii the prov- >
inoe were paying taxes at the rate
of $43.00 per year, and that the
annual expenditure was $21,000,-
000. The Provincial Party was
opposed to Political patronage, and
would abolish it. He changed the
old parties with getting together
and saddling the province with the
P. G. E. Railway at a cost of, $45-
i Continued on page 3. ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Axiob . Arm,   Saturday; Ootober 6, 1923
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Arm and Anyox $2.25 Yearly
Other'.Parts of Canada, $2.75
British Isles and United States, $3.00
Notions tor Crown Grants - - $10.00
Land Notices - - - - $10.00
Coal Notices .... $8.00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch.
Contract Bates on Application.
B. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
Canadian Mining Institute
Will Meet at Trail
Heretofore the Annual General
Meetings of the British Columbia
Division of the Canadian Institute
of Mining and Metallurgy have
been held in Vancouver, as being,
on the whole, the most convenient
centre for gatherings of the kind.
A departure is being made this
year, however, in the decision to
hold the General Meeting in Trail,
with the dual purpose of enabling
coast members to acquaint themselves with the important mining
and metallurgical developments
taking place in the Kootenays, and
of indicating to Kootenay members
and mining men, the interest of
the Institute in their concerns and
problems. This meeting will be
held on Wednesday, Thursday,
and Friday, October 17, 18, and
19, and a cordial invitation is
extended to all mining men,
whether they are members or not,
to attend.
In addition to the presentation
of a large number of papers for
discussion, visits will be paid to
the Trail Works, and possibly also
to the Rossland mines. Nor has
the Committee forgotten to provide
for entertainment of a lighter sort,
and it may be affirmed that the
provisions in this respect will prove
by no means the least attractive
Moose Leader Visits Wales
Mr. James J. Davis Secretary of state for labour in the United States Government and
director General of the Loyal
Order of Moose is at present paying
visit to his birthplace, at Tredegar,
in Wales, Speaking at a reception he said:
"Tredegar is a fine place, it is good
to come back and visit the old home.
It inspires one and keeps alive the
memory of the influence of a child-'
hood., But there is a vastness of
opportunity in the United States
to which I see no parallel in this
country for men like myself
and thousands of others But what
a beautiful country it is," he added
pointing to the green hills rising
above the industrial valleys,"/
"I have spent some time in
Switzerland; but not even
Switzerland can compare with the
beauty.of Wales."—The Western
Mail, Cardiff.
New Barber Shop For Anyox
Work has commenced on the
erection of a building opposite the
cement block closely adjacent the
Mess House, which when finished
will be utilized as a Barber Shop.
The building will be 25ft. by 15ft.
and will contain three chairs, with
Frank Stringham in command.
The existing Barber Shop at the
annex, will be closed, but for the
convenience of those living in the
vicinity of kihe Pool Room there
will be one chair iu the Pool Room
itself. There is no doubt that with
the change of the location increased
business should result.
It is expeoted that the building
will be completed-by the* end of
this month.
features of the programme. The
aims of the Institute are essentially
patriotic, and it exists for no other
purpose than to promote and serve
the interest of the mining industry.
Loyal Order of Moose
Lodge Nights: Every
Tharsdayy until
further notice
Headquarters: Catholic Hall, Anyox
Men's Working
Also Rubber Boots and Shoes of all
LEW LUN & Co., General Merchants
West Side of Smelter A(|Y0X, B. C.
Consider the Postage Stamp. It is
Inexpensive, Unobstrusive, and well
nigh Ubiquitous, but how much it can*,
eonvey of sorrow op joy. Hast thou a
friend? Thou capsi, write him a word
of cheer, and drop it in the box, and
the little postage Stamp will convey it
all the way. Hast thou a neglected
brother, there is ever available unto
thee in his behalf a. Post Office and a
Throne of Grace, and both of them are
blessings of high order,
There are many lessons of the Postage Stamp, but there is one which,
though it be not new, is so important
I could wish that all men might learn
it. The suocess of the Postage Stamp
is in this; that it doth stick to one
thing until it doth arrive at its destination, and achieve its result.
If thou hast'before thee any worthy
object, stick to it like the Postage
Stamp, and verily," though thou art
punched and defaced, thou shalt
eventually arrive.
Anyox Community
:: League ::
Council meets every Wednesday
Evening, at 7.30 p.m. Every
second Wednesday of month at
Mine Hall; every first, third and
fourth Wednesday at Recreation
If you can suggest anything to
better conditions, tell it to us at
the meetings.  '
For Rent, by Day, Week or Month.
Reasonable Rites.
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Boot and Shoe
First Class \#ork
Highest Grade Material
C.H.WALKER Alice Arm
Opposite Royal Bsak
Meals Served at All Hours
GUS.   ANDERSON,  Proprietor
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Leaves Alice Arm for Anyox 9 a.m.
Tuesdays. Thursdays & Saturdays
Returning Same Days at 3 p.m.
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Office: Next to Pott Office
J. M. Morrison, Manager .
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Shot Guns & Shells
Everything for the Duck Hunting Season
Now that the dark evenings are here, you'll
need a Torchlight.   We carry a wide range
T. W. FALCONER a^ a™
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
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Has produced minerals valued as follows: Placer Gold, $76,542,203; Lode Gold, $109,64'7,661; Silver,
$59,814,266; Lead, ,$51,810,891; Copper, $170,723,242; Zinc, $24,625,853; Goal and Coke, $238,289,565;
Building Stone, Brick, Cement, $36,605,942; Miscellaneous Minerals, $1,358,839; making its mineral
production to the end of 1922 show
An Aggregate Value of $769,418,462
The substantial progress of the Mining Industry in this Province is strikingly exhibited in the Mowing
figures, whioh show the value of production for successive five-year periods: For all years to 1895, inclusive,
$94,547,241; forfiveyears, 1896-1900,$57,607,967; forfiveyears, 1901-1905, $96,507,968; forfiveyears, 1906
1910, $125,534,474; for five years, 1911-1915, $142,072,603; forfive years, 1916-1920, $189,922,725; for the
year 1921, $28,066,641, and for the year 1922, $35,158,843. (
Production During last ten years, $339,280,940
Lode-mining has only been in progress for about 33 years, and not 20 per cent of the Province has been
even prospeoted; 300,000 square miles of unexplored mineral bearing land are open for prospecting,
The Mining Laws of this Province are more liberal and the fees lower than those pf any other Province
in the Dominion, or any Colony in the British Empire. ,
Mineral locations are granted to discoverers for nominal fees.
Absolute Titles are obtained by developing such properties, security of, whioh is guaranteed by
Crown Grants.
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing
■i VICTORIA, British Columbia ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Amur Abm,   Saturday, October 6, 1923
Maple Bay Cafe
Meals at All Hours
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and' Licensed Embalmer
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Granby Bay Hotel,
, Anyox
Gift of Lumber for Japan
A shipload of lumber for stricken
Japan as a gift from British Columbia
through its government, has been
purohased and will leave for the
Orient immediately. No matter what,
the views of the ministers may be on
the general Oriental question, they
were the first to propose substantial
assistance for the Japanese and it is
considered that the gift will do much
towards assuring the Japanese of the
kindly regards of their British Columbia neighbors.
Moose Lodge at Anyox
Minimum prUe of, flrst-olass land
rmJuced to $5 an acre: second-class to
$3.50 an acre.
Pre-emption now confined to surveyed lands only.
Records will be granted covering only
land suitable for agricultural purposes
and which Is non-timber land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished,
hut parties of not more than four may
arrange for adjacent pre-emptions
with Joint residence, but eaoh making
necessary Improvements on respective
olaims.     i     ' ...■"' i
Pre-emptors must occupy olaims tor
five years and make improvements to
value of $10 per acre, Including clearing and cultivation of at least 5 jres.
before receiving Crown Grant  ,
Where pre-emptor In occupation noi
'ess than 3 years, and has made proportionate Improvements, he may, because of ill-health, or other cause, be
granted intermediate certificate of Improvement and transfer his claim
Records without permanent residence may be Issued, provided applicant makes.improvements to extent or
1 R360 per annum and records same eaoh
year. Failure to make Improvements
or record same will. operate as toiS
feiture. Title cannot be obtained in
■ess than 5 years, and Improvements
of $10.00 per acre, Including 6 acres
cleared and cultivated, and residence
of at least 2 years are required.
* Pre-emptor holding Crown Grant
may record another pre-emption, if he
lequires land In conjunction with his
farm, without actual occupation, pro-
vided   statutory   improvements   made
' and ' residence maintained on Crown
granted land.
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres, may be leased as homesltes;
title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.
For grazing and Industrial purposes
areas exceeding 040 acres may be
leased by one 'person or company.
Mill, factory or industrial sites on.
timber land not exceeding 40 acres
may be purchased; Conditions Include
payment of stumpage.
Natural' hay meadows inaccessible
by existing roads may be purohased
conditional upon construction of a road
to them. Rebate of one-half of cost of
road, not exceeding half of purchase
price, Is made.
, The scope of this Act Is enlarged to
tnclude al) persons Joining and serv-
i ing with His Majesty's Forces. The
time within which the heirs or devisees
of a deceased pre-emptor may apply
for title under the Act is extended
from for one year from the death of
such person, as formerly, until one
year after the conclusion of the great
war. This privilege is also made re-
No fees relating to pre-emptions are
due  or payable  by  soldiers  on
emptlons recorded after .Tune 26,
Taxes are remitted for five years.
Provision for return of moneys ao-
• crued, due and been paid since August
4, 1914, on account of payments, tees
or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions.
. Interest on agreements to purchase
town or ettr lots held by members of
Allied Forces, or dependents, acquired
dlreot or. Indirect, remitted from enlistment to March II, 1020.
Provision made for Issuance of
Crown grants to sub-purchasers of
Crown , Lands, acquiring rights from
purchasers who failed to complete
purchase, Involving forfeiture, on fulfil    "      "
flllnient of conditions of purchase,
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terest and taxes. Where sub-purchasers do hot claim whole of original par-
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eel, purchase price due and taxes may
" ited   proportionately   over
Applications' Must be made
be' "distribute
whole area. A,
by May 1,1920.
Grazing Act, 1919, for systematic
development of livestock Industry provides for grazing districts and range
administration under Commissioner.
Annual graslng permits Issued based
on numbers ranged; priority for estab
Halved owners.,, Stock-owners may
form Associations' for range management. Free, or ..partially free,:, permits
for settlers, campers or travellers, up
to ten head.
The Catholic Hall should have
been twice as large on Thursday
evening, of (last week, when the
Anyox Lodge, of, the above Order
was instituted. One hundred and
seventeen candidates were initiated
on this night, making a total
number of actual members, one
hundred and thirty-four. Deputy
Supervisor W. F. H. Thompson
was in charge of the oeremonies.
Premier Oliver has completed a
rough draft of the redistribution-plans
which will be submitted us soon as the
legislature convenes. He is devoting
a great deal of his time to the subject
in an expressed determination to give
the electorate the best representation
possible. '      ,  .    , ■; ■
The Copper
B. P.O.Elks
Dominion of Canada
Meets Every Monday, 8 p.m.
Elk's Hall
Anyox Community
If you are in need of a mental
tonic, take advantage of the
League Library. The digestion
of a good book is often the
cause of a different viewpoint
Burdick, Logan St Company, Limited
787, Granville Street,
Vancouver, B. O,
Special to the Herald       '
Producers say that while many are
talking of poor copper Bales an unusually good volume of business is being
done at 18 84 cents delivered, One
independent said he had averaged
about 2,000,000 pounds a day for the
past week, and Is entirely sold out well
into October. Wire mills are buying
in good volume, but refuse to pay
more than 13 8-4 cents, and are desirous of early deliveries. i
European buying is averaging
around 2,000,000 pounds a day from
Export Association and independents
with Prance, England, Italy and Scandinavian countries buying in good
volume, but with German purchases,
small and sporadic. Some inquiry is
appearing for first-Quarter domestic
shipments, but few are willing to pay
more than current last-quarter prices
for such shipments. There is a dispose
ition upon part of some independents
to prefer sale of moredistantdeliveries
to nearer by anticipating advance in
price for nearby copper in case Ruhr
.situation is settled-and most European
buying should increase as result.
Most refineries are having difficulties
in keeping tip with orders. While
there is a tendency to believe last
quarter business in copper will not
keep up the average of the first eight
months, many agencies say that as yet
they can see no signs of any slackening in demand when it is considered
that main fall buying usually sets in
late in September.
Most foreign and domestic business
consists of moderate individual sales
as at present no notable large inquiries
are making the rounds.
Were it not for general feeling of
uncertainty as to fall demand, price
could be expected to show decided
upward trend. However, unelss producers are willing to curtail output
about 10 per cent, until either opinion
can be formed ot winter demand here
and abroad, little advance in price
can be expected. Encouraging feature
of the situation is the small amount of
metal in hands of fabricators here and
abroad the demand is for nearby rather
than more distant deliveries.
The Welcome
Pool Room
■ Alice Arm
Lunch Counter in Connection
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
Orders   Taken  (or all
Kinds of
Finished Building Material
S. DUMAS, Alice Arm
Turkish  Sweat  Shower
and Tub
Kitsault House
Rooms for Rent by Day,
Week or Month
All Kinds of Soft Drinks
F. J. BISHOP, Prop.
SUNSET     '
Rooming House
First Claw Rooms to Rent by Day,
Week or Month
Soft Drinks, Cigus, Cigarettes and Tobacco
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Producers of Copper, Coal, Coke, Benzol and
Ammonium Sulphate
Purchasers of Ores of Copper and Siliceous Ores
of Gold and Silver
MAIN OFFICfc-Anyox, B. C.
Anyox -	
League = ,
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for the Pictures
Provincial Party Hold
Meetings at Anyox and
Alice Arm
Continued from page 1..
000,000 when* it should not have
cost the province 40 cents. The
General touched on the problems
effecting mining companies and
prospectors, and advocated greater
assistance being given to both by
the government.
Mr. J. Nixon labor member for
Vancouver was tho next speaker.
He stated tnat he had voted the
labor ticket all his life, and was not
concerned over the liberals or conservatives. He said that both parties when in power are. out to see
who oan gather and spend the most
money,, and it was up to everyone
to join the new party, for politically we had been jade rabbits
long enough. .
Mr, A. Whiteside was the third
and last speaker to' take the floor
and he stated that his father came
to B. 0. in 1858 from Australia,
and started mining in the Cariboo,
and that he bad been interested in
mining all his life. He extensively
oriticised the expenditures of the
present government, including the
Sumas reclamation scheme, over
staffing of various departments' at
Victoria, and said that, the only
salvation of the country was by
way of the Provincial Party. |
Rainproof Clothes
For Men, including
Shirts and Overalls
Handmade Shoes for Loggers, Miners, Prospectors
Baggage, Heavy Freighting and Pack Horses
Wellington Lump Coal. Slab Wood
Cut any Length, $3.50 per Load
Dealer m Fresh, Salt, and Smoked Meats,
Fish and Poultry
W.   A.   WILSON,   Proprietor
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MSMtm ALICE   AEM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Alioe  Arm,   Saturday, October 6, 1923
Certificate ov Improvements
Silver Bell Fraction Mineral claim
situate in the Naas Biver Mining
Division of Cassiar District. Where
located: On Kitzault Biver adjoining
the Dolly Varden Group of Mineral
Take Notice that Lewis W. Patmore,
F. M. 0. No. 80813, as agent for William MacLean, F. M. (J. No. 474570;
Robert F. McGinnis. F. M. 0. No.
474880! Alfred Wright, F„ M. C. No.
66705; and Alfred E. Wright, Free Miner's Certificate No. 66798, intend 60
days from the date hereof, to apply to
the Mining Recorder for a Certificate
Of Improvements for the purpose of
obtaining a Crown Grant or 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 August, A.
D. 1928.
(Form F.)
Certificate of Improvements
"Homestake," "Homestake No. 1,"
"Homestake No. 2." Homestake No.
3," Homestake Fraction," "Homestake
No. 1 Fraction," and "Tip Top" mineral claims, situate in the Naas Biver
Mining Division of Cassiar District.
Where located: Kitsault Biver, Alice
TAKE NOTICE that I, A. C. H.
Gerhardi, F. M. C. No. 76927-0, acting
.agent for Arne J)avedson, V.' M. C.
No. 47461-0, Arthur F. Smith, F. M. C.
No. 73743-C, Gustaf Pearson, F. M. 0.
No. 72515-C, and Harry M. Mann, Free
Miner's Certificate No. 67886-0, 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 tne above claims,
And further take notice that action,
under section 85 must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 6th, day of August, A. D.
Embroidery Classes
Start Next Monday Evening.
Honrs7to9 p.m. Twelve
Lessons, $5.00
MrS. J. Wier House 221
Hill Street, Anyox
Mine Cafe
Meals at All Hours
Bread, Pastry and Cakes
for Sale
George Jessop
Bluebird Cafe
Home-made Pastry & Cakes
Soda Fountain
Mrs.  M.   BRYDEN
CTATIkOMCPV We have just received a new ship-
U 1 AllUllLi\ I   ment, including   the   celebrated
Eaton Crane & Pike's line of goods
W. M. ClimmingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papers
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
The Home Beverage
—an ever welcome
friend in the home,
Bottled at the brewery and
sealed in light-tight, sterilized
bottles, it is always in fine
condition when yon open it.
Demand 'Cascade Beer*
—all  Government
Vendors supply it.
Order a ease today.
This advertisement is not published or displayed by the
Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British
Alice Arm Notes
' Continued from page 1.
having completed the season's work.
On Thursday a gang of men under
the supervision of Mr. J. Wells,
commenced the building of the
extension of the wing dam above
the town.
The sum of $95.50 has been collected by Mr. Chas. Hutohinson,
for the Canadian Red Cross
Society's Japanese Relief Fund.
This sum, whioh was donated by
residents of Alice Arm, was forwarded to Mr. J. Conway, government agent, at Anyox, on Thursday.
Carl Ludvigson was fined $>0
and $2.50 costs or in default 30 days
hard labor, for being drunk in a
public place on Monday. The fine
was paid. Olaf Carlson also drew
a fine of $504nd $2.50 for a
similiar offence on Thursday.
Both cases were tried before Justice of Peace T. W. Falconer.
A public meeting will be held on
Tuesday evening, at the Anglican
Churoh at 8 p, m. for the purpose
of forming an organization to provide social entertainment for the
coming winter. A long winter is
ahead of us and it is up to us all
to help eaoh other pass the winter
evenings pleasantly and profitably.
Don't hang back and then say this
town is a dead burg. Come to the
meeting and help the good cause
The Cardena arrived at Anyox
at an early hour, on Monday morning, after waiting outside the
Point for over an hour in a dense
fog, and not calling at Alice Arm
as usual on the way up. She had
a light passenger list.
Mr. Pat Barr arrived home on
Monday, by the Cardena.
An accident occurred at the
wharf, on Saturday last, when
Alex Gess. aged 39, whilst working
in the hold of the Griffco sustained
a double fracture , of the ankle.
He was removed to Anyox Hospital and latest at} vices show that
the injured man is progressing
Mr. J. D. Wilson, of the Mechanical Department was a, southbound passenger to Vancouver, on
Monday.    '■
Mr. J. Twaddle, the Mine football player; left for Vancouver on
Mr. Sinclair, assistant liquor
vendor, left ou Monday for a short
visit to Prinoe Ri$pert.
Among those leaving on Monday
by the Cardena, for Vancouver,
\vere Mr. O, J. Fitzgerald and Mrs.
Mr. George Kinraid, a well-
known resident of Anyox, left on
Tuesday, for Los Angeles* Mrs,
Kinraid and her mother left some
two months ago. Their departure
is keenly felt by a, host of friends.
Mr. B. Rowlands returned on
Thursday, after a three months
vaoation in Vanoouver.
Mr. Harry Chapman returned
on Thursday from his vaoation.
- Among the arrivals on Thursday's boat, were Messrs.  D.   M.
MoPhail, S. J. Blight, D. Gillis,
A. Campbell, T. Blackburn, and
Mrs. E. Davis.
Mrs. H. Archibald arrived on
Mr. M. Zucco, who has been on
a three month's vacation,, returned
on Thursday. He was accompanied by his daughter, Mrs. P. Davio.
Mr. and Mrs. Davio spent their San Francisoo and
will reside in Anyox.
Mr. and Mrs. Vezetti and family
left Anyox On Thursday. Mr.
Vezetti having severed his connection with Anyox,
Mrs. V. Bengston left on Thursday, for Washin'gtou, on a visit to
her mother, who will return with
her to Anyox.
Rupert Saunders was fined $10
and costs or in default, ten days
hard labor, for an assualt on Y.
Muratal.   Fine was paid.
Thomas Peake was fined for
being drunk in a public place aud
fined $50 and $2 costs, or thirty
days hard labor. Fine was paid.
Bach oase was tried before stipendary magistrate J. Conway.
Apply: George Jessop,
Mine Cafe, Anyox
In the Matter'of the MINERAL
AOT and FORFEITURE of INTEREST of Co-Owners who have failed to
To W. J. VanHouten of Hollywood,
in the state of California, U. S.'A. and
W. G. H. Campbell of Port Haney, in
the Province of British Columbia.
WHERAS.youthesaidW.J. VanHouten and W. G.' H. Campbell are
each u holder of an undivided one-
quarter interest in the "Big Strike"
Mineral Claim situated in the Portland
Canal District, Alice Arm, B.'O. located the 8th day of June 1010 and
recorded at Anyox, B.C. upon the 10th.
day of June 1910.
AND WHEREAS Douglas R. Shewan and Robert T. Oolquhoun 'are each
u holder of on undivided one-quarter"
interest in the said Mineral Claim.
NOW you the said W.J. VanHouten
and W. G. H. Campbell are hereby
given .notice that the said Douglas R.
Shewan and Robert T. Colquhoun
have made the whole expenditure upon
the said Mineral Claim for the year
ending the 10th day of June 1028 as
required by Sections 48 aiid 51 of the
Mineral Act.
AND that if you the said W. J. VanHouten and W. G. H, Campbell shall
fail or refuse to contribute your proportion ofthe said expenditure required by the said Sections 48 and 51 ot the
Mineral Act together with all costs of
advertising on or before the tenth day
of December 1023 your respective
interests in the said Mineral Claim
shall become vested in your Co-owners
to wit; Douglas R. Shewan and
Robert T. Oolqiilunm (who have made
the required expenditure, pro rata) on
filing with the Mining Recorder of the
Division in which the said claim is
situated, this Notice in full and on fulfilment of the requii'ements of Sections
28 of the Mineral Act: and do you £ho
said W. J. VanHouten and W. G, H.
Campbell govern yourselves   accord-
'"lltANK O. SAUNDERS, Solicitor
for Douglas R. Shewan and
Robert T. Colquhoun, whose
address for service and place of
business is 402, Dominion Building, Vancouver, B. O.
Cooler Evenings
An Overcoat
Made  from   honest-to-goodness   pure
wool material, light in weight, but sure
to keep you warm when the temperature is down to zero.
We have the goods and at right prices
too.   Many different patterns to
choose from.    '
Men's Wear Department
Coast Steamship Service
S.S. PRINCE GEORGE will Sail from Anyox
every Thursday at 1.00 pan., for Prince
Rupert, Ocean Falls, Powell River, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle.. -
S.S. PRINCE JOHN will sail from Prince Rupert, for Vancouver,
via Queen Charlotte Islands, October 17th, 31st, November 14th,
and 28th. < .    '    '
DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY, at 6.46 p.m., for Smlther* Prince
George, Edmonton and Winnipeg, making direct connections for
all points. East and South.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings ot further information, apply to any Canadian National Agent, or to R. F. McNAUGHTON, District Passenger Agent,
Prince Rupert, B. C.


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