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Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
$2.00 a Year
Alice Arm and
Anyox. S2.25 to
all other points.
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VOL. 14,   NO. 23
Alice Arm, B. C Saturday. December 15, 1934
o cents each.
Elks Defeat Vandals In
Fast Basketball
Game
A good crowd was on hand at
the Gym. on Monday evening last
and witnessed four good tussles of
baskethall. A tight go between
Trojans Jnr. and the Pirates resulted in a narrow win by the
former of 9-8. The youngsters put
up a good game and showed an
excellent knowledge of the rules.
The teams: Pirates: R. Dresser
4, A. Wardrope 2, R. O'Neill 2.
VV. Uhich, B. McMaster, J. Mo-
Master, Rudland. Trojans Jnr
N. McDonald 4, B. Kent 5, Geo.
Kent, H. Dodsworth, J. Varnes.
Rovers struck a hard snag in the
Senior B gamei ooming out on the
short end of a 36-9 score. They
stuck to it gamely however, despite
the odds against them. The teams
Rovers, Thompson, Summers 5,
Flye 2, Kergin 5, Cloke. Foundry
Patrick 8, Scott 19. Church 7
Hamilton 2, Parsons, Deeth. Three
players in this game, reached the
showers in good time; viz, Kergin
Patrick and Hamilton.
The Mine Girls had an off night,
in their clash with the Spooks, being unable to find the basket except
with penalty shots. The Spooks
however, were in good form and
could not be held down-
Mine Girls: P. Arscott 1, B. Cannon 1, V. Powell, Y. Cannon 1, J
Roberts, G. Bodin.
Spooks: N. Salmon 1, C. McColl,
K. Eve 6, P. Campbell 1, H. Glass,
Mrs. Wenerstrom 2, J. McDonald 2.
In the Senior A fixture the "ant-
lered herd" locked horns with the
Vandals, impaling them on the
short end of a 24-17 score. The
Elks played a sterling game and
never let up until the final whistle,
Vandals were minus Kulai and
Home. Watson, a recent addition
to their ranks, turned in a good
card. A slight inclination to
roughness, was sternly checked by
L. Gillies, who handled the game
efficiently and resulted in six players reaching their quota of penalties and being sent to the showers.
These were the Calderoni boys and
Samaan for the Mine and Watson,
Hamilton, and Currie for the Elks.
Tho teams: Vandals, T. Calderoni 7, F. Calderoni 4. Woodman,
Samaan, McMillan 1, Watson 4,
Gourlay 1.
Elks: Davies 3, Steele 9, Meagher 2, Phillips, McKinley 3, Hamilton 1, Dresser, Currie 6, W, Watson.
Large
Number Attends
Mine Masquerade
Dance
ANYOX POST OFFICE
For the convenience of the public,
the Post Office will remain open
today until 6 p.m.
W. F. Eve
Postmaster.
D. Cavalier returned to Anyox
on Monday, from a holiday visit
to Vancouver.
Subscribe to the Herald
Nothing ever daunts the people
of Hidden Creek Mine. They have
a reputation for being loyal and
generous in any good cause, no
matter what may he impending,
and this was exemplified at the
Masquerade Dance held under the
auspices of the Mine Branch of the
A. C. L. ou Friday, December 7th
Two hundred and twenty people
took the floor of the Mine Hall on
this occasion, and formed a scene
of color, variety, and gaiety which
will not soon be forgotten.
There was a great diversity of
costumes, ranging from babies to
burglars. There were ballet girls,
harlequins, perriots, powder puffs,
robots, Victorian ladiesi nurses, boy
scouts, school girls, professors, and
a South Sea Islander in her latest
finery. There were two Father
Christmases: one so realistic that
he—she—took first prize!
Buntain's Orchestra supplied
music that kept toes tingling; appetizing refreshments gave new
life and zest, and a congenial atmosphere kept everybody iu excellent mood. Prizewinners were:
Best. Pressed Lady, Mrs. D. P
Williams: Best Dressed Gentleman,
W. Wright; Best Comic Lady,
Miss H. Calderoni; Best Comic
Gentleman, P. Chenoski; Best original Lady, Mrs. H. Black; Best Original Gentleman, Mr. C. Black.
During the evening the Mine
Minstrel troupe entertained with
some selections from their recent
concerts. The proceeds of the affair
were devoted to welfare work undertaken by the Mine Branch of
the A. C. L.
Young People Enjoy  Card
Party
A Card Party was held in Christ
Church Parish Hall on Monday,
December 10th. by the A. Y. P. A.
Whist proved to be the popular
game and those who received the
prizes were: Mrs. W. Boyce, Mrs.
W. F. Eve, Miss Rita Henderson
and Mr. H. R. Kent.
After a delightful supper, community Kinging was indulged in
for the remainder of the very successful evening. The proceeds
were added to the Christmas Tree
Fund, for the Christ Church Sunday School.
Elks Elect Officers For
Coming Year
For the year 1935 the following
officers were elected by the Anyox
Lodge, B. P. O. Elks at their meeting on Monday evening last:
Exaltad Ruler—D. M. Campbell.
Leading Knight—W. M. Webber.    .
Loyal Knight—K. A. Hunter.
Lecturing Knight—T. M. Stretton.
Secretary—M.J. Sheen.     *"'
Treasurer.—B. M. Buck.
Inner Guard—J. Weir.
Tyler—R. Buttery.
Trustee—M. Cranley.
Organist—Frank Allan.
Installation of the newly-elected
officers will take place early in the
New Year.
The Lodge is planning to make
their New Year Dance a really
memorable function, and expect to
have a large crowd of merrymakers
as their patrons ou that occasion.
Elks Forego Idea Of
Beauty Contest
After careful consideration, the
local Lodge of the B'. P. O. E. have
abandoned the idea of holding a
beauty and popularity contest at
their New Year Dance. This is on
account of the fact that such a contest would necessarily take up considerable time during the evening.
It is the desire of the Brother Bills
that everyone enjoy as much dancing
at that popular function as possible.
This New Year Dance, to which
so many Anyox people look forward
each year, is definitely slated to
take place. Plenty of dancing, a
ood floor, an excellent orchestra
and a bounteous supper. Plan to
go to this colorful event. You will
be glad that you did so.
B. P. 0. E. and K. of P.
Unveil Memorial
Stone
•What a time is in store for all
the children of Anyox at Christmas!
There will be an A. C. L. Children's
Party at the Gymnasium on Friday,
December 21st,, for the children
residing- at the Beach, and a similar
function at the Mine Hall on Saturday the 22nd, for children residing
at the Mine. Santa Claus, in person will be present on both occasions. There will be everything
to delight the juvenile heart—fun
md frolic, games and novelties and
lots of eats Be there early children
and respect the wishes of those in
charge and you'll have the time of
your lives.
Two Picture Shows Will Be
Held Christmas Day
As many people have requested
that a picture be shown on Christmas Day, it has been arranged to
show "Viva Villa." There will be
a matinee at 2 o'clock and an evening show at 8 o'clock. In this way
there will be no interference with
the usual time for Christmas dinner.
Viva Villa is a wonderfully fine
picture, it is a story of the life and
loves (if that colorful personage and
revolutionary leader, Pancho Villa
This picture took ten months to
produce, one hundred cameras were
required to film it and a hundred
thousand people appear in it.
Color, action, and thrills throughout—a fine show for Christmas
Day only.
A very interesting and impressive
ceremony was performed at the
Alice Arm cemetery on Sunday last
when the Memorial stone recently
erected on the grave of the late Mr.
Patrick Clune was unveiled.
Nine members of Anyox Lodge
No. 47 B. P. O. Elks, and J. J. H.
Varnes, Past Chancellor of Lodge
No. 40 Knights of Pythias journeyed from Anyox to perform the ceremony. They were joined at Alice
Arm by several other Elks and a
few visitors also attended.
The unveiling service was conducted by H. Hallcrow, Exalted
Ruler of Anyox Lodge No. 47 and
P. Powell, Chaplain, and the flag
which covered the grave was removed by H. Hallcrow, representing
the Elks and J. J. H. Varnes representing the Knights of Pythias.
The headstone which weighs over
two hundred pounds, is embedded
in concrete which covers the whole
grave, and which will endure for
centuries.
The cost was defrayed by the
Anyox Elks' Lodge and Grand
Forks Lodge No. 30 Knights of
Pythias, of which Lodges the late
Mr. Patrick Clune was a member,
and both of which were beneficiaries
under his will.
The Elks from Anyox attending
the ceremony were: H. Hallcrow,
Exalted Ruler; E. Johnson, Past
Exalted Ruler; P. Powell, Chaplain
J. Buntain, Esq.; J. Weir, J. Dickson, J. Bell, S. Armstrong, W.
Feyer. They were joined at Alice
Arm by O. Evindsen, G. Anderson,
E. Moss. J. J. Varnes of Anyox,
Past Chancellor of Lodge No. 40,
represented the Knights of Pythias.
When Anyox Will Close Is
Still Uncertain
Foreign  Copper  Producers
May Curtail Production
It is reported that world copper
producers have entered into negotiations for a meeting to be held in
Continued on page 4
At an extraordinary meeting of
the shareholders of the Granby
Consolidated Mining, Smelting and
Power Company held at New
York on Wednesday, it was deoided to continue operations as
long as it was expedient to do so
and the prioe of copper justified it.
In view of the above decision, it
seems uncertain just when operations at Anyox will cease. Everything depends on future copper
prices, the grade of ore being mined
and mining costs.
As in past years, the Women's
Hospital Auxiliary will hold a
Christmas Tree and entertainment
at the Hospital • for the benefit of
patients at that institution. The
event will take place on Saturday
evening, December 22nd. The
ladies of the Auxiliary will be very
glad to look after any gifts which
friends of patients may wish to
give, and to have them plaoed on
the tree. Suoh gifts should be
left at the hospital prior to Saturday evening.
The Estimated Mineral
Production For B.C.
Shows a Great
Expansion
Following is the report in part of
John F. Walker, provincial mineralogist, which shows the estimated
value of minerals mined in the province for this year. The report
shows that there will be a decided
increase in the value of all metals
over the 1933 production:
The estimated gross value of the
mineral production of the Province
for the year 1934, based on returns
for ten months, is $41,863,150, an '
increase of $9,260,478, or 28.4%
over 1933. This is very close to
the average production of $43,570,-
610 over the past 20 year period of
rapidly changing conditions. The
1914 low of $26,388,825 in thfs
period was nearly reached in 1921
and again in 1932; the peak year
came in 1929 with a value of $6S,.
245,443.
Though the value of this year's
proddctioii is far from the 1929
peak, record volume production is
indicated for these metals.
In the case of gold an all time
high of 286,700 ounces lode and
21,000 ounces placer is estimated,
slightly exceeding the 1913 high of
272,254 ounces lode and 25,500
ounces placer. The value of this
year's production in Canadian funds
is estimated at $10,480,921, exceeding last year's value record by
50.6 per cent. The average price
of gold is estimated at $34.48 as
against $28.60 for last year and
the premium amounts to $4,197,831
as against $1,928,186 in 1933 and
$556,788 in 1932.
Lead production comes next in
value to gold and though the estimated value of $8,313,000 is far
below the high of $18,670,329 in
1925, the estimated volume or 340,-
700,000 lbs. is an all-time high
exceeding the 1930 record of 319,-
199,752 lbs. The average price of
lead is estimated at 2.44 cents per
pound and the gross value of this
year's production will show an increase of 28% over last year.
Zinc follows closely upon lead
with an estimated value of §7,674,-
051, considerably below the 1926
record value of $10,586,610 and in
volume just above the 1930 record
Continued on page 2
Alice Arm Notes
Mrs. J. Calfa. who has been on
an extended visit to friends at Calgary, returned home on Monday.
Geo. Blaney, provincial police
constable, arrived from Anyox on
Thursday on official duties and expeots to leave again today.
J. Fiva who has been at Anyox
for some time, is spending a few
days at home this week.
Stuart Barclay arrived from
Anyox on Monday and has spent
the past week here. AL1CK    ARM   AND ANYOX   HERALD.  Saturday. December 15,  1934
The Estimated Mineral
Production For B.C.
Shows a Great
Expansion
Continued from page 1
of 250;287,306 lbs. with an estimated production of 250,950,000 lbs.
The average zinc price is estimated
at 3.058 cents and the gross value
exceeds 1933 by 22 per cent.
Silver, with an estimated production of 8,907,000 ounces valued at
$4,197,869, shows an increase in
gross value of 58.4 per cent over
1933. The all time high in volume
production of silver was in 1930
with 11,289,171 ounces, valued at
38.154 cents per ounce and the record gross value of $6,675,606 was
made in 1926 with silver at 62.107
cents per ounce. It is interesting
to note that the past records in
silver production and value, have
not been due to extremely high
prices for the metal and that production was fairly steady from 1896
to 1921 in spite of wide fluctuations
in price. The sudden rise in the
volume of silver came in 1922 with
the sudden rise in the production of
lead and zinc and the future of silve^
volume production, will depend on
the markets for the base metals.
An appreciation in price will bring
into production a number of small
operations but the volume is not
likely to be very greatly affected.
Copper production has increased
12.3 per cent over 1933 with a volume of 49,400,000 lbs. valued at
$3,566,680. The estimated price
of 7.22 cents for the metal is slightly below the 1933 price of 7.458
cents per pound. In view of the
possibility of Granby closing down
its operations at Anyox in the near
future, the outlook for copper production in British Columbia is not
very bright, particularly when we
look back to the all time high in
1929 of 101,483,857 pounds of
metal valued at $18,375,682.
However, the increase in tonnage
of gold-copper ores in the Rossland
boundary country and the steadily
increasing production of gold are
likely to take its place.
Miscellaneous minerals including
bentonite, bismuth, cadmium, dia-
tomite, flux, gypsum and gypsite,
iron, mica, phosphate, platinum,
crushed slate.soda, sulphur content
of pyrite in the manufacture of sulphuric acid, and talc show the very
marked increase of 64.3 percent
over 1933, the value jumping from
$633,532 to $1,041,500.
It is interesting to compare the
position of the mining industry with
that of agriculture and lumbering
and its remarkable comeback
From the peak of production to the
low point in 1932, agriculture
dropped 45 per cent, mining 59 per
cent, and lumbering 62 per cent.
From the 1932 low points the estimated recovery this year is for
agriculture, 16 per cent, lumbering
23 per cent (not official), and mining 45 percent.
There is another side to the mining industry, namely, mining promotion, and recently some editorial writers have asked for statistics
concerning it. This opens a wide
field for speculative statistics, however, certain figures can be given,
which may throw some light on the
matter. Exclusive of 1928 and 1933
an average of 50 mining companies
have been incorporated each year
for the past several years. In 1928
and 1933, 171 and 155 companies
were incorporated respectively.
To obtain an estimate of the
amount of money raised by public
companies 5 representative companies operating in different parts
of the Province were studied, and
it has been found that about $193,-
518 has been raised from the sale
of 1,836,395 shares. Using this as
a basis, it is estimated that the 83
public companies, have to date
raised $4,709,437, or the value of
10J cents per share on treasury
stock or 5.6 cents per share on all
stock issued. It is impossible to
estimate the amount paid by the
public, for this stock but from an
average price tor these stocks a
ifigure of $12,558,500 has been obtained. These figures may be considerably at variance with the facts
if they were known, but even a
large percentage of error would
not greatly alter the picture.
Last year four dividend-paying
mining companies in British Columbia with par value stock of
$30,500,000 paid $2,925,276 in
dividends.    In the case of one com-
Mining  Provides   Big
Railway Tonnage
The tremendous development of
the gold mining industry in Eastern
Central Canada during the past few
years has been largely serviced by
the Canadian National Railways.
Freight in unusually large volumes
and passengers by the thousands
have rolled over "the peoples's
track" to the mining fields of
Quebec, Red Lake, Patricia, Sturgeon Lake, Tashota, and more
recently, Little Long Lac. Dikdik,
Beardmore and Sturgeon River.
Over their lines, too, have gone
part way freight and people for
Popcupine, Kirkland, Matachewan,
Manitoba, Great Bear Lake. Supplies and equipment from points
clear across the Dominion are concentrated at these centres to carry
on the work at hundreds of mines
and prospects.
It is difficult to accurately appraise
the full measure of secondary benefits from this thriving basic industry that have reverberated right
down the lines carrying inspiration
and dollar business into all the
larger cities and thousands of
smaller places.
pany some of this profit may be
attributed to operations outside of
the province. This year the same
companies are paying $4,433,354.
It would therefore appear that during a mining boom slightly more
money is put into the ground than
is taken out in dividends, but in
normal years such evidently is not
the case.
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Gifts For Christmas!
Among our large stock of goods suitable for Christmas
presents we have:  Embroidered Pillow Slips from  $1.25
to $1.75 per pair.
Ladies' Silk Hose, and also Silk Crepe.    Full size and
all latest shades from $1.00 to $1.35 per pair.
We have a large stock of goods suitable  for Christmas
gifts, for both men and women.    Don't fail  to visit us
before you purchase your Christmas presents.
LEW  LUN  &  Go.
General Merchants, Anvox West side of Smelter.
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
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EVERYTHING FOR THE FALL
A Complete Line of Fall and Winter Goods in stock, consisting of Clothing, Boots and Shoes.   A large stock of
Groceries, also Stoves, Stove Pipe and Elbows.
FINEST WELLINGTON LUMP COAL AT $13.50 PER TON
T. W. FALCONER
GENERAL MERCHANT
Alice Arm
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CAFE
ANYOX B. C.
Bread, Cakes, Pastry,
Catering
SPECIAL DINNERS    ♦
ARRANGED ON REQUEST
PHONE 273
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BUILDING LOTS
ALICE ARM
First-class  Business  Lots at
$200   each, and   Residential
Lots as low as $25.
Now is the Time to Buy Property
E.  MOSS
Agent for Alice Arm Mining
and Development Co.
COAST
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On Sale at Oovernment Stores
and Licensed Premises
Sold at Same Price
As Ordinary  Been.
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A WONDERFULLY NEW LAGER BEER that hag been
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since It was first brewed last July.
NOW—for the first time—Canadians can buy and enjoy
real Bonded Beer. They can be certain that Lucky Lager
has been fully aged to healthful goodness because a $10,000
bond has been posted as a guarantee.
Lucky Lager is carefully held for a minimum of three
months in glass-lined steel storage tanks before a single
drop is bottled and pasteurized for public consumption.
Try this new Bonded Beer. You'll be instantly delighted
at the unusually refreshing, full-bodied flavor and marvel
at its sparkling clearness and rich, creamy foam. For a
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Owned by Nearly 2000 British Columbia Shareholders.
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fUPILANO Beer miul be good. That
accounts far Iu ever-Increasing
popularity. To caps with Insistent
demand from all parti of ths Province
for this good hear, more and more
capital outlay has been made for additional brewing, fermenting and
storage apace. This necessitated the
Installation of a huge second cellar,
where "Capilano" ages for months In
great wooden casks under the most
eiaetlng conditions of cleanliness and
refrigeration. This new cellar, completed months ago, now brings to the
consuming public, the ultlmste brew,
by bottle and draught, with the adde.1
assurance of unfailing response to ut!
who ask for "Capilano".
CAPILANO BREWING CO., LIMITED
Vancouver, B.C.
This advertisement Is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or by the Government
of British Columbia.
CONQUERED   BY   A  SONG
HiilP «&
T and* have been annexed by fire and sword, but
the west coast of Vancouver Island has the unique
distinction of being won by a song. The Spanish
admiral who led an expedition against it in 1790, so
charmed the heart of the warlike Maquinna, Lord
of the Nootkas, with a theme song which he caused
his merry men to sing over and over until the chief
was placated, that the Indian made him welcome
and gave him jurisdiction over the Sound and the
Islands. Since that date the coast of Vancouver
Island hai become the rendezvous of tourists from
all over the world.   Within easy reach of Vancouver,
Victoria and Seattle, it yet offers the attraction of
territory quite unspoilt by industrialism and a paradise of beautiful scenery and fruitful sport. As it
was when the Spaniards first sighted it, so it virtually is today. Canadian Pacific steamships of the
British Columbia Coast Service travel up and down
this coast, and make it easily and comfortably accessible to visitors. Lay-out shows Canadian Pacific
coastal vessel "Princess Norah" sailing among the
islands off the Vancouver Island coast; lower left
Indian parade in village and totem pole with Lord
and Lady Willingdon and Captain Jack, Indian
Nootka Chief. 	
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ADVERTISE   IN   THE   HERALD Al,ICK-    A'lt'N'l   A.V1) ANYOX   HEKALD.   Saturday. Deoember 15.   1H34
A. Y. P. A. Held Very
Interesting Debate
A debate of interest to all married men and prospective ones, was
held by the A. Y. P. A. of Anyox.
on Thursday evening, December 6th.
the resolution being, "Resolved that
the state of batehelorhood is more
blessed than that of matrimony.'
llev. A. Abraham upheld the affirmative, while Ted Kergin was for
the negative. The debate was held
along parliamentary lines with
Miss D. Plumb acting as Speaker
of the House.
The affirmative based his argument on the fact that a bacheloi
can go where he likes, do what he
likes, and also eat what he likes.
He also lives a very unselfish life.
in that he is able to give more to
society. It is true that the greatest men in the world have been
bachelors as they have more time
for study and for the helping of
others.
The negative side maintained
that it is the law of nature, for man
to seek a life partner. He further
pointed out that a married man
lives longer than a bachelor does,
due to the fact, that he enjoys well-
cooked meals, is given the best of
care for the least ailment, and his
''better half" does not permit him
to indulge too strongly in those
recreations harmful to him. It is
also true, that a married man lives
a life of usefulness to mankind, in
that he is assisting to raise the new
generation and so his state is better
than that of the batcbelor's who
leads a very lonesome life.
Qn a vote being taken, the resolution was defeated by a large
majority.
H. M. SELFE
OPTOMETRIST
OFFICE—Opposite Liquor Store
Standing of Teams In Anyox
Billiard League
In the Senior Billiard League
three teams are taking part; viz,
Elks, Mechanics and Mine. These
teams are running a neck and neck
race, first one forging ahead and
then another, the games being most
interesting. The standing as at
Monday December 10th. was as
follows:
Games Points
Mine 14 9275
Mechanics 1-1 9233
Elks U 9208
Keen interest is also being taken
in the Junior League, the standing
of which at the date mentioned was:
Mine
Elks
Mechanics
14
14
U
Ballots work reforms better
bullets.
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than
:New Year:
:: Dance ::
AUSPICES OF ANYOX LODGE
j B. P. O. ELKS
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 31st.
GYMNASIUM
Floor, Music, Supper, Everything of the Very Best
DANCING 9 TILL  ? ? ?
9 Foreign  Copper   Producers
May Curtail Production
$1.50 Per Couple
COME   EARLY   AND
STAY   LATE
Advertise in the Herald
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B,  P. O.  ELKS
Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
ANYOX LODGE No. 47
Meels every second and fourth Monday ol
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
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 daring 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 ol value to prospectors.)
"Placer Mining in British Columbia."
Non-Metallic Mineral Investigations: "Barite," "Asbestos;" "Glassware;" ''Clay;" "Magnesite and Hydro-
Magnesite."
ADDRESS  ENQUIRIES  TO:
THE DEPARTMENT OF MINES, Victoria, B. C.
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Continued from page 1
New York about the middle of
January.
The purpose of a meeting it was
said, would be to discuss curtailment of copper production outside
of the United States. Representatives of Canadian, South African
and South American copper producers are expeoted to attend.
If foreign producers should decide to drastically curtail production, it would undoubtedly lead to
higher prices, which would probably lengthen the life of Anyox
mines, as a lower grade ore oould
perhaps be profitably mined.
Work Rushed Premier
Power Plant
Coming Events In Anyox
Wednesday, December 19th.—
Oddfellows, Lodge Christinas Tree,
Oddfellows' Hall.
Friday, December 21st—A. C. L.
Children's Party. Beach Gymnasium.
Saturday, December 22nd.—
A.C.L. Children's Party, Mine
Hall. Christmas Tree and entertainment at Hospital.
Monday, December 24th.—
A, C. L. Christmas Dance, Gymnasium.
Friday, December 28th.—Pioneer
Mess Dinner and Dance.
Monday, December 31st.—New-
Year Dance, Gymnasium.
BUILDING MATERIAL
Lumber, Shingles, Sash, Doors,
Veneer, Ready Roofing, Brick,
Lime, Cement, and other Building Materials.
Quotations Furnished and
Shipments made Promptly
SCOTT LUMBER COMPANY
LIMITED
1425 Granville Street, Vancouver B.C.
The Stewart News
Working three shifts, the excavation work for the power plant at
Premier is nearing completion, according to advices received by the
News yesterday.
That no time is being lost in re-'
placing the power lost as a result
of the tire is evidenced by the fact
that the first shipment of structural steel for the new power house
is expeoted to arrive on the next
Coastwise Steamship & Barge
Company freighter. On arrival
this will be transported immediately to the new building site
It is understood that all machinery, consisting of three 030 h. p.
Diesel engines, accessories and all
necessary electrical equipment, has
been ordered, also a new water-
wheel to replace the one developing 500 h. p. destroyed by the lire.
The ' Taooma smelter of the
American Smelting & Refining
Company will receive a second
shipment of gold and silver ore
from Russian mines in mid-December, according to W. H. Kahler of
New York and S. Ilia?, of Moscow,
agents of the Russian Amtorg
Trading Company. The first shipment amounted to 5,900 tons and
the second will amount to 10,000
tons.
Premier Gold Mining Company
will pay its regular quarterly dividend of 3 cents on January 5th. to
shareholders on record December
14th.
"How is it," asks a writer, "that
widows always seem to marry
again?"
It would be unkind to put forward the theory that it is because
dead men tell no tales.
XV
Lingerie as Gifts!
Gowns in new and dainty materials, $1.20
to $1.75.
Dance Sets in crepe-de-chine $1.50
Pyjamas in new materials and styles, $1.50
to $3.40.
Princess Slips in new styles and trims, from
$1.25.
Separate Brassieres 45c. to $1.00
Panties 60c. to $1.00
XX
GIVE HOSIERY!
A wide choice in four well known brands of
Hosiery; Orient, Corticelli, Penman's, Kayser.
In all the newest shades; from 75c. to $1.50.
Why Not a Dressing Gown?
New Beacon Cloth Dressing Gowns in a selection of colors and styles; $4.50 to $5.50.
Flannel Dressing Gowns in plain and striped
effects; $6.00.
Moire Silk Dressing Gowns $5.75
See our choice of Linen Bridge Sets, Dinner
Sets, Runners, Tablecloths, Etc.
GRANBY STORES
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THE HERALD,  2.00 A YEAR

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