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 A little paper
with all the
news and a big
circulation
THE HERALD
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
Sf
S2.00 a Year    j
Alice Arm and
Anyox. S2.25 to
all other points.
VOL. 13,   NO. 16
Alice Arm, B. O, Saturday, October 21, 1938
5 cents each.
T. W. Falconer Makes
A Plain Statement
Regarding Stand
T. W. Falconer, the Independent
candidate iu ihe forthcoming election opened his campaign at Alice
Arm on Saturday evening, when
he gave a brilliant and instructive
address to a well rilled hall. Unlike some of his opponents, he discussed purely provincial affairs.
He talked on every phase of provincial political matters, with a
freedom that convinced his audience that he was thoroughly conversant with them and left no
doubt as to where he stood in regard to party politics.
The meeting was opened by E.
Moss, chairman, who called upon
Mr. T. J. Shenton, C. C. F. candidate to address, the meeting if he
so wished. Mr. Shenton gave a
short address with his old-time
vigor which was appreciated.
In opening his address, which
was the first of his campaign, Mr.
Falconer stated that very vital
provincial questions confronted us
today, and these would never be
solved as long as politicians ran
about the country slinging mud at
each other and offering no real
solution to our problems. Politics
he said are subject to -changes the
same as everything else and I believe that the people are sick and
tired of the old time speeches promising reduction of taxes, large appropriations for districts, and anything else to gain votes. The
Provincial Government, be said,
cannot improve world conditions,
all they can do is to impress upon
the Federal Government the need
of immediate action on their part
to help towards trade recovery.
In referring to the Tolmie administration of the past five years,
Mr. Falconer reminded his audience
that they were in office during the
severest trade depression the world
had seen in modem times, and that
they were handicapped by party
politics. If, he said, the Liberals
were by any chance eleoted on
November 2nd. I would give them
just one sespion before they went
to pieces, for they could do.no better under present conditions. The
people as a whole, he said are
heartily tired of party politics and
he appealed to his hearers to forget
their party affiliations. Let us
get behind men who are broad-
minded; who have new ideas and
who are working solely to better
conditions generally, instead of
those whose main object is to
strengthen their own political
party.
ln offering myself as a straight
Independent candidate. I wish to
assure you, the speaker said, that
I will do my utmost to ohange the
Legislature from a burlesque show
or squabbling assemblage over
matters of absolutely no importance
to ah orderly plaoe of business for
the serious affairs of our province.
In the past each political party
has used the Legislature to further
party interests and the welfare of'
The Anglican Church Holds
Social Evening
A most enjoyable card party and
Bocial evening took plaoe in the
Parish Hall of the Anglican Church
on Friday Ootober 13th. there being a large attendance. Whist
players filled a number of tables,
the prize winners being: Ladies
First. Mrs. Ed. Kitchen; Consolation, Mrs, D. Evans: Men's First,
tie between M. Tompkins and Jack
MoDonald, the latter winning the
cut; Men's Consolation, E, Kitchen.
After refreshments had been served
a pleasant session of music and
singing was sp?nt.
the province has been of secondary
importance. It is time for a change
and an Independent Government
will see that it is changed.
Mr. Falooner scored the patronage system adopted by past governments, and stated that it works
havoc with the efficiency of public
officials and public works. The
patronage system he said is found
in every district in the province
and the handling of government
affairs is often conducted by the
local party machine, to the detriment of everyone. The remedy
foi- this disease is to abolish party
politics and to elect men who are
independent enough to be free from
party politics. I would be iu favor
he said of placing all government
in the hands of competent officials
free from any political party interference. I would also favor tenders
being called for, when purchasing
government supplies, thus affecting
a large saving.
The speaker voiced his opinion
that when mine inspectors were
appointed in this district that they
should be men with experience in
hard rock mines and not from coal
mining areas. The laws regarding
dust prevention aud sanitation in
our mines should be strictly enforced, he said, and that miners
suffering from tuberculosis should
receive benefits from the Workmen's Compensation Board. It
could also be arranged that pios-
peotors injured in their occupation
receive compensation for injury,
and also that assessment work ou
mineral claims should uot be strictly enforced during periods of depression.
Wild promises are being made
to the electorate, Mr. Falconer
said. Mr. Pattullo stated some
time ago that he would raise four
hundred million dollars, to give
employment, and to be used on a
public works scheme. He does
uot tell us where he is going to get
it, or how he expeots to pay it back.
He seems to forget that at a five
per cent, rate of interest, there
would be twenty millions of dollars
of interest charges added to our
already nine millions each year,
making a total of almost thirty
millions of interest charges each
year, this would be a great deal
more than our total revenue.
It is just such wildcat schemes as
this, and the wild borrowing orgy
Continued on Page 4
W.J. Asselstine Reviews
Many Subjects And
Problems
I
In a rapid-fire, versatile speech,
frequently punctuated with humor,
W. J. Asselstine, Liberal candidate
for Atlin riding, made it plain to a
well filled hall at the Alice Arm
Hotel on Tuesday evering, that as
an orator he had no apologies to
make. His speech alone showed
that he fully understood the different problems confronting this district; also that he was familiar with
parliamentary affairs, including
needed social legislation, fostering
of the mining industry and creating
of payrolls.
As no chairman had heen arranged for, Mrs. J. Wheatley was the
unanimous choice. Before opening
the meeting, however, she explained
that she undertook this duty solely
as an act of courtesy to an opponent.
In opening his address Mr. Asselstine explained that three years ago
he had visited Alice Arm add had
several friends here. In regard to
his nationality he said he had been
labelled almost everything by some
of his opponents. But let me tell
you, he said that I am a Canadian,
born at Renfrew, Ontario. My
•father and -my. mother were Canadians and my ancestors emigrated
from the state of Pennsylvania in
the year 1776. I have been a Liberal since I was 15 years of age. I
am, however, not interested in political party labels, but advocate a
good honest common sense government.
He sketched his career from the
time he worked in a quarry in Ontario .at an early age. Later he
worked underground in the Cobalt
mines Ontario, acquiring knowledge
as he went along until he joined the
staff at the Premier mine 12 years
ago, and eventually became superintendent of the concentrating mill
there.
In reviewing the duties of the
resident mining engineer for this
district, Mr. Asselstine said that
Dr. J. T. Mandy was the most capable engineer procurable, and the
most hard worked. He had an
enormous territory to cover and
owing to the short summers it was
not possible to examine all mining
properties. If I am elected as
your representative, on November
2nd. he said, I will strongly advocate that Dr. Mandy be given more
assistance. There is at present
more-money spent on the preservation of game than is spent by the
Mines Department.
In order to foster local mining
activity Mr. Asselstine stated that
he would advocate that a survey be
made of Alice Arm mining properties with a view of installing a small
concentrating mill to bring them to
a production stage, A 5-ton mill,
he said, would cost approximately
$6,500 and a 10-ton mill, $10,000.
In reply to a question, he stated
that he had no use for the prospector who did his mining around a
Continued on page 4
Mr.H. W. M. Rolston
Explains Political
Platform
Speaking to a fair sized audience
at the Alice Arm Hotel on Friday
evening, H. W. M. Rolston of
Stewart, Independent candidate,
gave an address lasting an hour
and a half on issues having relation
to present politics and world conditions, stressing in particular the
planks in his own platform.
There was no chairman, as he
said he wished to make the talk informal, and on a question and
answer basis. Messrs. H, F. Kergin and T. J. Shenton were on the
speaker's platform.
Mr. Rolston devoted a large part
of his speech to the currency question, particularly the relation between silver and gold, and said that
the crime of demonetization had
robbed the Orient of half its purchasing power. He stressed the
importance of the remonetization
of silver and showed that the
amount of gold currency was inadequate to meet the demands made
upon it. There is not, he said,
enough gold in the world to pay the
national debts, forgetting the principal. No nation can, or ever has
fought a war on the gold standard
said Mr. Rolston. The world was
in chaos and civilization endangered
and the manipulation of the worlds'
currencies, particularly gold, bore a
direct relation to this. He spoke
in favor of the nationalization of
Canadian currency free of political,
control.
Coming nearer home, Mr. Rolston presented himself as being
most familiar with the conditions
and necessities of the Atlin riding.
He quoted at length from reports
of the Public Works Department,
showing the millions of dollars that
had been spent in southern ridings,
and that the records show that the
most that can be said for them is
the money was wasted. Other ridings have received relatively- far
more than Atlin, although the people of Atlin pay more per capita
than the people of Vancouver.
Why is this asked Mr. Rolston,
simply because we have been good
trained puppies.
He stated that he was running
strictly as an Independent, and that
his campaign funds, other than
what he had put in himself, were
loaned to him by a friend to be repaid without interest.
Among the important planks in
his platform, as stressed by Mr.
Rolston, were the remonetization of
silver, national control of currency
and the elimination of campaign
funds. The necessary roads and
trails adequate to develop the resources of Atlin, particularly its
minerals, was also stressed. The
speaker closed by stating that if
sent to Victoria he was ready at all
times to work for the best interests
of the people of the province, and
would support any measure of merit
brought before the legislature.
Upon the conclusion of Mr. Roi-
ston's address an invitation was
extended to Mr. Kergin and Mr.
Shenton to address the audience.
Mr. Kergin made a few felicitous
remarks acknowledging the courtesy. Mr. Shenton spoke more at
length, touching the issues of the
C. C. F. camgaign.
BIRTH AT ANYOX
Bom, to Mr. and Mrs. J. Pavich
on Wednesday, October 11th. at
the Anyox General Hospital, a
daughter.
W. J. Asselstine Gives
Address To Anyox
Audience
A large number of people attended the meeting held in the Becreation Hall, Anyox, on Friday the
13th) to hear an address by Mr.
W. J. Asselstine, Liberal candidate
for the Atlin constituency in the
forthcoming election. Mr. Chas.
Harman, President of the Anyox
Liberal Association, occupied the
chair. Iii introducing the speaker,
Mr. Harman called attention to ihe
fact, that, all reports to the contrary notwithstanding, Mr. Asselstine was born in Renfrew, Ontario
and at an early age worked as a
mucker in the Cobalt mines. From
this humble beginning he had risen
to his present position us mill
superintendent at the Premier
mine.
In his opening remarks, Mr.
Asselstine stated that he had lost
all the political data which he had
prepared in the recent boating mishap, consequently be was unable
to quote figures with any accuracy.
He stated that he had always
stood for either liberalism or labor,
and was a firm believer in the policies of the Liberal Party. It had
been said that he knew very little
about conditions in this district or
the problems of its people, because
he was just a mill man. The mill,
however, teaches us this: that if
you put eight dollar ore in at the
top, and spend two dollars putting
that ore through, you must get
ten dollars or more as a result if
you wish to make anything. We
have been putting into that concentrator at Victoria some high
grade ore in the shape of politicians, but by the time th»y got
through writing political requisitions on the public warehouses,
the returns on the product were
nil
I am, he said, interested in this
particular section where I am living, because our problems start
right at home. We live in a district which is wholly dependent on
mining, aud the sooner we can get
people to realize that the better.
We have had no mining men at
Victoria since the Hon. Wm. Sloan
was minister of mines. If we
expect to get action, he said, for
the development of the mining industry of this seotion of tbe
country in which we live we must
send a mining representative to
Victoria who is conversant with
mining.
Continued on page 2
Ballot   Box Distribution Is
Carefully Planned
To distribute the ballot-boxes
throughout the Atlin constituency
and have them at their several
places in time for the election on
November 2nd. requires careful
calculation and planning. Mr. W.
S. Orr, clerk to the Returning
Officer for the district, left on
Wednesday for Prince Rupert with
six ballot-boxes. These go north
to Spruce Creek, Surprise Lake,
Atlin, O'Donnell Creek, Telegraph
Creek and Dease Lake. For the
first four of these a messenger
from Carcross, meets the boat at
Skagway, goes back to Carcross,
up the lake to Atlin, from which
point the boxes are distributed
The boxes for Telegraph Creek and
Dease Lake go by gas-boat from
Wrangel to the former place, the
box for Dease Lake having to be
taken by a messenger on foot from
Telegraph Creek, the journey occupying four days each way. Sf
A little paper
with all the
news and a big
circulation
THE HERALD
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
>„•.«..••-••-•-
|    $2.00 a Year
I Alice Arm and
Anyox. S2.25 to
11 other points.
VOL. 13,   NO. 16
Alice Akm, B. C, Saturday, October 21, 1933
5 cents each.
T. W. Falconer Makes
A Plain Statement
Regarding Stand
The Anglican Church Holds
Social Evening
T. W. Falconer, the Independent
candidate in the forthcoming election opened his campaign at Alice
Arm on Saturday evening, when
he gave a brilliant and instructive
address to a well filled hall. Unlike some of his opponents, he discussed purely provincial affairs.
He talked on every phase of provincial political matters, with a
freedom that convinced his audience that he was thoroughly conversant with them aud left no
doubt as to where he stood in regard to party politics.
The meeting was opened by E.
Moss, chairman, who called upon
Mr. T. J. Shenton, C. C. F. candidate to address, the meeting if he
so wished. Mr. Shenton gave a
short address with his old-time
vigor which was appreciated.
Iu opening his address, which
was the first of his campaign, Mr.
Falconer stated that very vital
provincial questions confronted us
today, and these would never be
solved as long as politicians ran
about the country slinging mud at
each other and offering no real
solution to our problems. Politics
he said are subject, to changes the
same as everything else and I believe that the people are sick and
tired of the old time speeches promising reduction of taxes, large appropriations fordistricts, and anything else to gain votes. The
Provincial Government, he said,
cannot improve world conditions,
all they can do is to impress upon
the Federal Government the need
of immediate action on tlieir part
to help towards trade recovery.
In referring to the Tolmie administration of the past five years,
Mr. Falconer reminded his audience
that they were in office during the
severest trade depression the world
had seen in modern times, and that
they were handicapped by party
politics. If, he said, the Liberals
were by any chance elected on
November 2nd. I would give them
just one session before they went
to pieces, for they could do no better under present conditions. The
people as a whole, he said are
heartily tired of party politics and
ho appealed to his hearers to forget
their party affiliations. Let us
get behind men who are broad
minded; who have new ideas and
who are working solely to better
conditions generally, instead of
those whose main object is to
strengthen   their   own    political
party.
ln offering myself aB a straight
Independent candidate. I wish to
assure you, the speaker said, that
I will do my utmost to change the
Legislature from a burlesque show
or squabbling assemblage over
matters of absolutely no importance
to ah orderly plaoe of business for
the serious affairs of onr province.
In the past eaoh political party
has used the Legislature to further
party interests and the welfare of
A most enjoyable card party and
social evening took plaoe in the
Parish Hall of the Anglican Church
on Friday Ootober 13th. there being a large attendance. Whist
players filled a number of tables,
the prize winners being: Ladies
First. Mrs. Ed. Kitchen; Consolation, Mrs. D. Evans: Men's First,
tie between M. Tompkins and Jack
MoDonald, the latter winning the
cut; Men's Consolation, E. Kitchen.
After refreshments had been served
a pleasant session of music aud
singing was sp?nt.
W. J. Asselstine Reviews
Many Subjects And
Problems
Mr. H. W. M. Rolston
Explains Political
Platform
the province has been of secondary
importance. It is time for a change
and an Independent Government
will see that it is changed.
Mr. Falconer scored the patronage system adopted by past governments, and stated that it works
havoc with the efficiency of public
officials and public works. The
patrotiage system he said is found
in every district in the province
and the handling of government
affairs is often conducted by the
local party machine, to the detriment of everyone. The remedy
for this disease is to abolish party
politics and to elect men who are
independent enough to be free from
party politics. I would be in favor
he said of placing all government
iu the hands of competent officials
free from any political party interference. I would also favor tenders
being called for, when purchasing
government supplies, thus affecting
a large saving.
The speaker voiced his opinion
that when mine inspectors were
appointed in this district that they
should be men with experience in
hard rock mines and not from coal
mining areas. The laws regarding
dust prevention aud sanitation in
our mines should be strictly en
forced, he said, and that miners
suffering from tuberculosis should
receive benefits from the Workmen's Compensation Board. It
could also be arranged that prospectors injured in their occupation
receive compensation for injury,
aud also that assessment work ou
mineral claims should not be strictly enforced during periods of depression.
Wild promises are being made
to the electorate, Mr. Falooner
said. Mr. Pattullo stated some
time ago that he would raise four
hundred million dollars, to give
employment, and to be used on a
public works scheme. He does
not tell us where he is going to get
it, or how he expeots to pay it back.
He seems to forget that at a five
per cent, rate of interest, there
would be twenty millions of dollars
of interest charges added to our
already nine millions each year,
making a total of almost thirty
millions of interest charges each
year, this would be a great deal
more than our total revenue.
It is just such wildcat schemes as
this, and the wild borrowing orgy
Continued on Page 4
In a rapid-fire, versatile speech,
frequently punctuated with humor,
W. J. Asselstine, Liberal candidate
for Atlin riding, made it plain to a
well filled hall at the Alice Arm
Hotel on Tuesday evering, that as
an orator he had no apologies to
make. His speech alone showed
that he fully understood the different problems confronting this district; also that he was familiar with
parliamentary affairs, including
needed social legislation, fostering
of the mining industry and creating
of payrolls.
As no chairman had heen arranged for, Mrs. J. Wheatley was the
unanimous choice. Before opening
the meeting, however, she explained
that she undertook this duty solely
as an act of courtesy to an opponent.
In opening his address Mr. Asselstine explained that three years ago
he had visited Alice Arm ahd had
several friends here. In regard to
his nationality he said he had been
labelled almost everything by some
of his opponents. But let me tell
you, he said that I am a Canadian,
born at Renfrew, Ontario. My
father and -my. mother were Canadians and my ancestors emigrated
from the state of Pennsylvania in
the year 1776, I have been a Liberal since I was 15 years of age.    I
W. J. Asselstine Gives
Address To Anyox
Audience
am, however, not interested in political party labels, but advocate a
good honest common sense government.
He sketched his career from the
time he worked in a quarry in Ontario at an early age. Later he
worked underground in the Cobalt
mines Ontario, acquiring knowledge
as he went along until he joined the
staff at the Premier mine 12 years
ago, and eventually became superintendent of the concentrating mill
there.
In reviewing the duties of the
resident mining engineer for this
district, Mr. Asselstine said that
Dr. J. T. Mandy was the most cap
able engineer procurable, and the
most hard worked. He had an
enormous territory to cover and
owing to the short summers it was
not possible to examine all mining
properties. If I am elected as
your representative, on November
2nd. he said, I will strongly advocate that Dr. Mandy be given more
assistance. There is at present
more"money spent on the preservation of game than is spent by the
Mines Department.
In order to foster local mining
activity Mr. Asselstine stated that
he would advocate that a survey be
made of Alice Arm mining properties with a view of installing a small
concentrating mill to bring them to
a production stage, A 5-ton mill,
he said, would cost approximately
$6,500 and a 10-ton mill, $10,000.
In reply to a question, he stated
that he had no use for the prospector  who  did his mining around a
Continued on page 4
Speaking to a fair sized audience
at the Alice Arm Hotel on Friday
evening, H. W. M. Rolston of
Stewart, Independent candidate,
gave an address lasting an hour
and a half on issues having relation
to present politics and world conditions, stressing in particular the
planks in his own platform.
There was no chairman, as he
said he wished to make the talk informal, and on a question and
answer basis. Messrs. H. F. Kergin and T. J. Shenton were on the
speaker's platform.
Mr. Rolston devoted a large part
of his speech to the currency question, particularly the relation between silver and gold, and said that
the crime of demonetization had
robbed the Orient of half its purchasing power. He stressed the
importance of the remonetization
of silver and showed that the
amount of gold currency was inadequate to meet the demands made
upon it. There is not, he said,
enough gold in the world to pay the
national debts, forgetting the principal. No nation can, or ever has
fought a war on the gold standard
said Mr. Rolston. The world was
in chaos and civilization endangered
and the manipulation of the worlds'
currencies, particularly gold, bore a
direct relation to this. He spoke
in favor of the nationalization of
Canadian currency free of political]
control.
Coming nearer home, Mr. Rolston presented himself as being
most familiar with the conditions
and necessities of the Atlin riding.
He quoted at length from reports
of the Public Works Department,
showing the millions of dollars that
had been spent in southern ridings,
and that the records show that the
most that can be said for them is
the money was wasted. Other ridings have received relatively far
more than Atlin, although the people of Atlin pay more per capita
than the people of Vancouver.
Why is this asked Mr. Rolston,
simply because we have been good
trained puppies,
He stated that he was running
strictly as an Independent, and that
his campaign funds, other than
what he had put in himself, were
loaned to him by a friend to be repaid without interest.
Among the important planks in
his platform, as stressed by Mr.
Rolston, were the remonetization of
silver, national control of currency
and the elimination of campaign
funds. The necessary roads and
trails adequate to develop the resources of Atlin, particularly its
minerals, was also stressed. The
speaker closed by stating that if
sent to Victoria he was ready at all
times to work for the best interests
of the people of the province, and
would support any measure of merit
brought before the legislature.
Upon the conclusion of Mr. Roi-
ston's address an invitation was
extended to Mr. Kergin and Mr.
Shenton to address the audience.
Mr. Kergin made a few felicitous
remarks acknowledging the courtesy. Mr. Shenton spoke more at
length, touching the issues of the
C. C. F. camgaign.
A large number of people attended the meeting held in the Recreation Hall, Anyox, on Friday the
13th, to hear an address by Mr.
W. J. Asselstine, Liberal candidate
for the Atlin constituency in the
forthcoming election. Mr. Chas.
Harman, President of the Anyox
Liberal Association, occupied the
chair. Iii introducing the speaker,
Mr. Harman called attention to the
fact, that, all reports to the contrary notwithstanding, Mr. Asselstine was born in Renfrew, Ontario
and at an early age worked as a
mucker in the Cobalt mines. From
this humble beginning he had risen
to his present position as mill
superintendent at the Premier
mine.
In his opening remarks, Mr.
Asselstine stated that he had lost
all the political data which he had
prepared in the recent boating mishap, consequently he was unable
to quote figures with any accurncy.
He stated that he had aiwtiys
stood for either liberalism or labor,
and was a firm believer in the policies of the Liberal Party. It had
been said that he knew very little
about conditions iu this district or
the problems of its people, because
he was just a mill man. The mill,
however, teaches us this: that if
you put eight dollar ore in at tbe
top, and spend two dollars putting
that ore through, you must get
ten dollars or more as a result if
you wish to make anything. We
have been putting into that concentrator at Victoria some high
grade ore in the shape of politicians, but by the time they got
through writing political requisitions on the public warehouses,
the returns on the product were
nil
I am, he said, interested in this
particular section where I am living, because our problems start
right at home. We live in a district which is wholly dependent on
mining, aud the sooner we can get
people to realize that the better.
We have had no mining men at
Victoria since the Hon. Wm. Sloan
was minister of mines. If we
expect to get action, he said, for
the development of the mining industry of this seotion of the
country in which we live we must
send a mining representative to
Victoria who is conversant with
mining.
Continued on page 2
BIRTH AT ANYOX
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. J. Pavich
on Wednesday, October 11th. at
the Anyox General Hospital, a
daughter.
Ballot   Box Distribution Is
Carefully Planned
To distribute the ballot-boxes
throughout the Atlin constituency
and have them at their several
places in time for the election ou
November 2nd. requires careful
calculation and planning. Mr. W.
S. Orr, clerk to the Returning
Officer for the district, left on
Wednesday for Prince Rupert with
six ballot-boxes. These go north
to Spruce Creek, Surprise Lake,
Atlin, O'Donnell Creek, Telegraph
Creek and Dease Lake. For the
first four of these a messenger
from Carcross, meets the boat at
Skagway, goes back to Carcross,
up the lake to Atlin, from which
point the boxes are distributed
The boxes for Telegraph Creek and
Dease Lake go by gas-boat from
Wrangel to the former place, the
box for Dease Lake having to be
taken by a messenger on foot from
Telegraph Creek, the journey occupying four days each way.
M^MMM ALICE   AR.M   AND   ANVOX   HKUALD.   Saturday.  October 21.   $83
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Usneil every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Arm and Anyox $2.00 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, $2.25
British Isles and United States, $2.50
Notices for Crown Grants - - $15.00
Land Notices - - - - $15.00
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Only Eleven More Days
Left For Candidates
The five local political candidates
are commencing- to speed up. and
well they might for only eleven
more days are left for each one to
expound to the bewildered electorate, why he should be the chosen
one to lead us out of the slough of
depression, of low prices and low
wages and establish peace, plenty
and prosperity instead of want,
worry and woe, as at present prevails.
During the past two weeks a lot
of campaign spade work has been
done by all the candidates, but a
lot of vote digging remains to be
carried out and judging by the increasing enthusiasm now shown the
last lone vote will be brought to the
surface and tagged long before the
morning of November 2nd.
Except for his visit to Stewart
last week, where he held a big
meeting, H. F. Kergin has not extended himself to any great extent,
but eleven days is a lot of time for
Bert. He can probably do more
real electioneering in one day than
most candidates can accomplish in
a week, and we predict that before
another week has passed everyone
will fully realize that he is very
much in the field. Our member at
Victoria for the past thirteen years
has won many a hard fought campaign, and his opponents are well
aware that he is reserving himself
for the next eleven days, in which
time a lot can happen to change the
outlook.
the socialist ticket for he has cer.
tainly painted a pretty picture.
T. W. Falconer, the Independent
candidate, is surprising both his
friends and opponents by the amount
of energy he is throwing into the
campaign. He is a stranger in his
home town these days. Two long
visits were spent at Anyox recently
and following his Alice Arm address
he jumped on the bout for Stewart
and Premier on Monday, As time
goes on T. W's hopes rise higher
and higher as promises of support
are tendered both from near home
and the far off places. From present appearances he will be a Ion
way from the bottom of the list
when the ballot count is made.
H. W. M. Ralston, on whom a
limited number pin their hopes, has
spent a lot of time recently in the
Anyox and Alice Arm district. The
Stewart Independent has met a
large number of people and done a
lot of talking, for "believe it or not"
H. W. Mi is a hustler when it
comes to getting acquainted, and
as for talking, he just keeps going
right along. His opponents unkindly say that the more he talks
the more votes for them. But
perhaps they are jealous.
T. J. Shenton after being on the
war trail here for nearly two weeks
left for a hurried visit home on
Monday. The C. C. F. warrior
shows no sign of weakening, as he
explains to everyone he meets "Why
a change must take place." The
former Inspector of Mines is certain
that our future is safe in the hands
of the C. C. F. leaders, but it is a
question if the electors are as sure.
However, it won't be Mr. T. J.
Shenton's fault if they don't vote |
W. J. Asselstine, comes last on
the list. We did this purposely,
not because we wish to dim the
limelight on him, but because Bill
met with a severe campaign reverse
coming down the Portland Canal
last week. A reverse that gave the
others a big lead on him. He lost
everything he had with him in the
Portland Canal, but his life, and
that wasn't very secure for a time.
But like the good Liberal he is the
premier mill man from the Premier
mine didn't let a reverse bother him.
He came right back and on Friday
delivered a speech at Anyox with a
vigor that hinted he was determined
to make up for lost time. The Liberal standard bearer is an eloquent
versatile speaker, well versed in
political and mining affairs, and
can explain his points with unusual
clarity. He is making a lot of
friends in this district which means
votes.
W. J. Asselstine Gives
Address To Anyox
Audience
Continued from page 1
The are also questions to be
dealt with from an educational
and health standpoint. Education, Mr. Asselstine said, is suffer-
very greatly in this province. The
salaries of teachers have been cut
so much that it is now very disheartening for them. We should
give greater attention to our educational problems, and see that the
young man who goes out today is
better equipped for the battle of
life than was the young man of
twenty years ago.
We hear a great deal of loose
talk from many people about parties. The Liberal party introduced a motion recently whereby
more freedom will be given to
members. The idea of dancing to
the party whip whenever a vote is
taken is not right the speaker said.
A man should be given the privilege of voting according to his
own judgement.
In outlining the Liberal programme for improving conditions,
the speaker said that tho Liberal
party had formulated the idea of
an Economic Council, which will
comprise a combination of experts
in the various branches of industry
throughout the province, so that
first hand information can always
be available. I can assure you, he
said, that if I am sent to Victoria
I shall see that not only the mining industry, but the men who are
working iu that industry, shall be
represented at these Councils. At
that time it will be definitely disclosed as to whether I am a company ''set-up" or not,
Mr. Asselstine read a telegram
which he had received the previous
evening from Hon. T. D. Pattulo,
regarding Mr. Kergin's entry into
the field, which read:
"I am sorry Mr. Kergin has entered contest. You are the official
candidate of the Liberal party and
I bespeak for you the support of
all Liberals and the electorate generally. Further, I believe that
you are particularly well qualified
to represent a mining constituency."
T. D. Pattulo.
In closing his speech, Mi'. Asselstine stated that if elected he would
work faithfully and honestly in
in the interests of Atlin constituency, and come back once a year
to tell what he had tried to do and
receive any recommendations his
onstituents may have to make.
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BUILDING LOTS
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First-class  Business  Lots at
$200   each,  and   Residential
Lots as low as $25.
Now it the Time to Buy Property
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Agent for Alice Arm Mining
and Development Co.
British Columbia
THE MINERAL PROVINCE
OF   WESTERN   CANADA
Has Produced Minerals of an Aggregate
Value of $1,400,000,000
You are invited to apply to the Department of Mines,
Victoria, B. C, for the latest authoritative information
regarding mining development in British Columbia
RECENT PUBLICATIONS:
Annual Report of the Honourable the Minister of
Mines, for the calendar year 1932.
"Placer Mining in British Columbia,"
Summary and Review of the Mineral Industry of British Columbia for the six months ended June 30th., 1933.
Non-Metallic Mineral Investigations: "Barite," "Asbestos;" "Glassware;" "Clay;" "Magnesite and Hydro-
Magnesite,"
ADDRESS ENQUIRIES TO:
THE  HONOURABLE THE MINISTER
OF MINES
PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS, VICTORIA, B. C. AL1CK   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD.   Saturday. October 21.  1933
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The Moose Ladies of Anyox
Install Officers
On Monday evening, October 9th
the Moose Ladies of Anyox Chapter No. 757 held their annual Installation of Officers. The affair
took place at the home of Mrs. T.
Pinckney, and the following officers
were duly installed: Past Regent,
Mrs. Wynne; Senior Regent, Mrs.
Pinckney; Junior Regent, Mrs.
Havirco; Recorder, Mrs. Varnes;
Treasurer, Mrs. Carrick; Guide,
Mrs. Krusick.
The ceremony was followed by
a most enjoyable Thanksgiving
Supper. In addition to the officers
named the following ladies were
present: Mrs. Hardy; Mrs. Carr;
Mrs. Russell, Mrs. Card, Mrs. MoMillan.
Vancouver
Whether on business or pleasure,
be our guests at the Grosvenor.
Here you wilt find the friendly
hospitality of an old-time Inn,
with the conveniences of a modern
Hotel, and a dining room service
famed for its excellent cuisine.
Clean, comfortable and quiet, the
Grosvenorisaway from the heavy
traffic, yet close to the theatres,
shops and business district. Tbe
rates, too, are very reasonable.
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Arts and Crafts Exhibition Received Good
Support
The third annual Arts and Crafts
Exhibition of Anyox and district
was held in the Gymnasium on
Thursday and Friday October 12th.
and 13th. a large number of people
attending.
Although the exhibits were not
quite so numerous as last year,
there were a great many beautiful
and interesting exhibits. Originality, patience and artistry were disclosed in many of the items shown.
A fine display of paintings, drawings, and photography was an important attraction, much of this
work being executed with a. skill
almost amounting to genius. The
school children's section was
specially good, some splendid examples of maps, drawing and penmanship being shown. A display
of artificial flowers drew much admiration.
Needlework and embroidery vied
with lace and crochet work for
attention, in all these departments
there were many lovely examples.
A knitted Afghan was well executed
and a decorated bedspread was
colorful and attracti\e. To enumerate the different kinds of work
shown would be a difficult task, hut
each piece reflected skill and patience
and roused a feeling of envy in those
who viewed it.
"Some fine examples of woodwork
carving and fretwork were shown,
among these being an aeroplane,
m inlaid workbox,  a  set  of  dolls
urniture,  a  magazine box and a
miniature breakfast table and chairs
complete with an original idea in a
lamp. Two heads moulded from
plaster of paris showed no small
amount of skill and three pieces
carved from natural woods were
the product of much patience and
cleverness. A display of rope knots
by the Boy Scouts, who challenged
some of the visitors to name the
various twists and turns, was well
done, and a dictionary dating back
to 1791 was a real curio.
The committee of the A. C. L.
who had charge of the exhibition,
and their volunteer helpers, deserve
praise for the successful carrying
out of the project.
Following is a list of those who
exhibited: Sheila Kirkwood, F.
Brislow* M(rs. A. H. Stewart, J.
Beckett, Dr. James, H. Bomio, Mr.
Law, R. Summers, S. Gurvich, Mrs.
Perks, Mrs. Coates, Ivor Bassett,
Ed. Johnson, Miss I. Gillies, Mrs.
Loudon, Mrs. D. C. Roy, Alex.
Bristow, H. Dresser, MissKolosoff,
Cyril Watson, C. Harman, L. Hey-
son, Mrs. Grigg, Miss D. Grigg,
Mrs. Bristow, Mrs. Durie, Mrs.
Krusick, Mrs. T. L. Davies, Miss
F. Dresser, Mrs. Dresser, Mrs. W.
F. Barclay, Mrs. Caverzan, Mrs.
Sorrenti,' Mrs. McKenna, Mrs.
Croxford, Mrs. K. Watson, Mrs.
Havirco, J. A. D. Stewart, J. Varnes
E. G. Brown, Boy Scouts, G. Dyer.
D. Owen, T. H. Bamforth, W. J.
Pierce, Neil McLeod, Mr. McRostie, H. Ward, Geo. Bouleer and the
children of the public school.
For Results Advertise
in The Herald
Gives Name to Rockies Pass
Recognition of the years of devoted labor by J.
Murray Gibbon, general publicity agent of the
Canadian Pacific Railway, in popularizing the Canadian Rockies throughout the world, has been given by
naming a pass in the mountains after Mm. Gibbon
Pass has hitherto been anonymous and lies between
Shadow Lake and the Twin Lakes, below Ball and
Storm mountains in the valley of the Bow, midway
between Banff and Lake Louise. Not far from
travelled routes in the Rockies and located in one of
their most picturesque sections, Gibbon Pass was
actually discovered by Mr. Gibbon when he was planning the route to be taken by Trail Riders last gum-
mo,, und Wmjipif hiked nver tha trail between the two
The name wbb conferred recently by the Geographic
Board of Canada in honor of Mr. Gibbon's work as
poet, novelist, promoter of musical and folklore festivals and founder of the Order of Trail Riders of the
Canadian Rockieg which numberg members from au
parts of this continent, Europe and Australia and
which hag done inestimable work in bringing the
glories of Canada to the knowledge of the world.
Lay-Out shows the Pass, with inset of Mr. Gibbon
and, below, close-up of group of Trail Riders.
No Cold Is a Fixture with
Buckley's Mixture
No, sir. No matter how hard and deep-seated
your cough or cold may be, BUCKLEY'S
MIXTURE will conquer it in next to no time.
The very first dose gets down to business —
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Its lightning-fast action amaiei everybody
when they take it for the first time.
If you, or any member of your family, his
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ANYOX LODGE No. 47
Meet> every second and fourth Monday ol
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
Advertise in the Herald
To The Electors Of
Atlin!
As previously announced, I am in the field at the
request of a large number of Electors of the Atlin Riding
as a straight Independent Candidate, attached to neither
Party, Leader or Group, and with perfect freedom to act on
each issue that comes up for debate, on its merits.
If I am honored by being elected on November 2nd. I do
not intend to go to Victoria with a chip on my shoulder with
the intention of quarreling with the government in power,
no matter what party or brand it may be. My earnest endeavor will be to help as much as possible to lift the cloud
of depression which has hung over this Province and the
Atlin Constituency since 1929.
The first great effort must be expended on the Party
System and the associated "Patronage" decease. I cannot
believe that any British Columbia Government can get down
to the real business of the Province until such a time as the
political battles, which last during the whole of each session,
are eradicated, and the members elect to join hands in the
ranks of harmony and good government.
We all realize that the problems confronting the incoming government are great, and it will take lots of team work,
good level heads and sound thinking to improve conditions.
There will be forty-seven members elected and we
cannot afford to vote for even one that will not be sincere in
his efforts on behalf of the Province.
We have five candidates in the Atlin Riding and I
would ask each elector to think seriously before marking his
or her ballot on election day. The record and qualification
of each candidate is fairly well known throughout the district
and I sincerely hope that Atlin will be fortunate in the
selection made.
Yours sincerely,
T. W. FALCONER,
The Independent Candidate
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(Effective from October 4th)
SAILINGS FROM PRINCE RUPERT
S.S. "Prince George" or S.S. "Prince Rupert" for
Vancouver, calling at Ocean Kalis and Powell River
THURSDAYS, 10.15 P.M.
For Anyox and Stewart—WEDNESDAYS, 4 P.M.
Southbound passengers from Anyox and Stewart leave
Anyox Thursdays a.m., Stewart 11 a.m. same day. -
Fortnightly Service to Queen Charlotte Islands.
Trains leave Prince Rupert for Jasper, Winnipeg and
points East Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 5.30 p.m.
For Information, call or write Leal Agent or
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MMMBaaimi ALICE   ABM   AND   AXYOX   HEBALD.   Saturday.  October 21.   11)33
W.  J.  Asselstine   Reviews
Many Subjects
Continued from page 1
hot stove in the winter and the sun
bench in the summer, and then
wailed about the hard lot of the
poor prospector. Neither was he
indebted to the prospector for a
livlihood for if there was no mining-
he would have followed some other
line of business.
1 wish to make it plain he said
that if 1 am elected on November
2nd. that I will do my own thinking while at Victoria and my every
effort will be for the benefit of this
district.
Mr. Asselstine then extended an
invitation to H. F. Kergin to take
a seat on the platform, and said
that Mr. Kergin and himself had
been friends for many years and if
Mr. Kergin had received the nomination he would have supported him.
The speaker discussed the unemployment problem and relief work,
and stated that he favored a honest
day's work for the government with
a honest day's pay, and said that
for many years it had been the custom for those working for the government to turn the working hours
into a permanent holiday. There is
no reason for this state of affairs,
and he also criticized government
work done in the north.
I will now throw the meeting
open for the discussion of any subject and anyone is welcome to speak
Mr. Asselstine stated. Mr. Morris
Petersen accepted the invitation and
criticized the Liberal government of
1918 for the present stagnation of
mining locally, when they passed
special legislation regarding the
Dolly Varden Mine. In fact
before he finished he had condemned almost everything and everybody
except himself.
Mr. H. F. Kergin in defending
the stand taken by the Liberal government in 1918 stated that their
action was fully justified. Thousands of dollars owing in wages
and other accounts were promptly
paid and it must be remembered
that great pressure was brought to
bear on the government at that time
by the workers and others who
could not get paid. In reviewing
his past term of office of 13 years,
Mr. Kergin said that he was not
apologizing for any work done
locally by the Liberal government.
Every application for work was
fully considered and the money
spent here had been spent wisely
and full value obtained for every
dollar. This could not be said under the regime of the Conservative
government.
Mr. Asselstine concluded his address by criticizing the policy of the
C. C. F, party. Their policy he
said, is purely socialistic, and is a
transplantation from Russia.
When any political party can dictate to you or I how we are going
to earn our livelihood, I say, when
that time comes it is going to be
too bad for all of us.
The C. C. F. organization originated on the prairies, he said, and
we hear a lot about the poor downtrodden, farmers, but did you ever
hear them say anything about the
poor hired man, who works from
12 to 16 hours a day. Not a thing,
but I can tell you something, he
said, for I have worked for these
prairie farmers who have organized
the C. C. F. and they have no use
for the workers only when they
want to use them.
After discussing Canadian citi-
zenshih laws, the meeting closed
with the singing of "God Save the
King."
Tennis  Consolation   Singles
Won By Mrs. Oatman
Taking advantage of a spell of
fine weather on Monday afternoon
last, Miss Flora Cavers and Mrs.
B. R. Oatman, the finalists in the
Consolation Singles of the tennis
championship series, played two
sets of the final, and completed the
game on Wednesday morning.
Mrs. Oatman won 5-7, 6-4, 6-3.
Miss Cavers had defeated Miss
Cloke to enter the final and Mrs.
L. McKay had defaulted to Mrs.
Oatman. If the weather improves
sufficiently it is quite probable that
the Men's Consolation games will
be completed.
This Is The Herald's Political Issue
During the past week four political meetings were held in the district. The result is a large amount
of political news this week, and
we hope the supporters of the candidates and our many readers will
appreciate our efforts. Next week
we do not expect such a large
amount of politioal news, as most
of the meetings held will be too
late for publication.
Developing, Printing and Enlarging. All work returned on
following boat. Wrathall's Photo
Finishing, Prince Rupert.
T. W. Falconer Makes Plain
Statement Re. Stand
Continued from Page 1
that has led us into this depression.
The speaker criticized the present
method under the party system of
deciding upon their legislation in
caucus behind closed doors. Under
a non-party government he said,
all legislation would be threshed
out on the floor of the House and
published in the press, and a great
deal of lobbying and jockeying by
private individuals and big companies would be done away with.
I firmly believe, he said that our
social legislation should be extended to include health insurance and
also unemployment insurance, just
as soon as it does not work an extreme hardship on the taxpayer.
In discussing the unemployment
problem, Mr. Falconer was, well
aware of the vital necessity of solving it. There are, he said, several
plans; namely, continuauoe of the
present dole system, a big public
works scheme, unemployment in
surance, or shorter working hours.
The latter seems to be the mos
popular, and it may possibly take
place.
He reviewed the other candidates
in the field, and reminded his au
dience that they could not expert
any change for the better in provincial government affairs if dyed-
in-the-wool party politicians
constituted the next government.
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Annual Hallowe'en Bante
HELD UNDER THE AUSPICES OF
The Anyox Hospital Women's Auxiliary
WILL BE  HELD ON
MONDAY, OCTOBER 30th.
IN   THE   GYMNASIUM
Dancing from 9-2.      -        -     First Class Music
Refreshments
Entire Proceeds of Dance will be devoted towards
providing comforts for patients at the Hospital during
the coming year.
THE   ADMISSION   IS  $1.00
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Hon. T. D. Pattullo Supports W.
J. Asselstine's Candidature
Following it the copy of a telegram received by Mr. W.
J. Asselstine, Liberal Candidate, from Hon. T. D. Pattullo,
leader of the Liberal Party, in regard to Mr. Asselstine's
Candidature.
Nelson, B. C.   October 12th. 1933.
"I am sorry Mr. Kergin has entered contest.
You are the official candidate of the Liberal Party
and I bespeak for you the support of all Liberals and
the electorate generally. Further, I believe that
you are particularly well qualified to represent a
mining constituency. T. D. Pattullo.
The above telegram removes all doubt as to Mr. Asselstine's
standing with the Liberal Party.
M
A small boy had fallen into a
creek, and a kind old lady had
stopped until he was rescued and
safely on the bank.
"Dear me, how did you come to
fall in?"
"I didn't come to fall in," he explained, "I came to fish."
FOR   SALE
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Friday, November 10th.
MERRYMAKERS'ORCHESTRA
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An Annual   Event   you
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$1.00 per Couple.    Extra
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Familiar with   Every Phase of Mining, and
Capable  of   presenting  all   problems  from
Prospecting to Production
"The People Before the Party"
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Wet weather Clothes
We have a large stock of Men's Wet Weather
Clothes for all purposes, including High Grade
Rubber Boots in low, knee and hip lengths. Slicker
Coats and Hats, Mackinaw Shirts, Pants and Coats.
Heavy Woollen Shirts, Etc.
Our Prices are exceedingly Low.   Call and inspect
our large Up-to-date Stock
LEW LUN  & Co.
General Merchants, Anyox
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DO YOU KNIT?
The price of Knitting Wools increased fifty
cents per lb. as from October 1st.
BUT
We will continue selling at the old prices as
long as our stock lasts. Now is the time to
buy your wool and effect a real saving in price.
Dove  Wool  in  practically  all  the  popular
new shades; per ounce, 15c.
Down Wool in a variety of colors, per ounce,
25c.
Viyella at 20c.      Visylka. 20c.
IRISH   AND   SCOTCH   LINENS
See our Luncheon Sets, Runners, Bridge Sets,
Plaun  Lace  Doilies,   and   other   attractive
pieces
GRANBY STORES
ANYOX, B. C.
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