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with all the
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circulation
THE HERALD
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
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VOL. 7,   NO. 16
Alice Abm, B. C, Saturday, October 29,  1927
5 cents each.
Predicted Last Chance
Will Make a Big
Mine
The Last Chance property, situated in the Upper Kitsault country
is described by all those who have
visited it this year as having the
earmarks of a mine, and predictions are plentiful that it will be
taken over and developed before
very long.
The ore body is traceable on the
suiface for a distance of 1000 feet,
and has a north-east and south-west
strike. It has been stripped on the
surface for a distance of 300 feet,
and has an average width of 15 feet.
Two open cuts have been driven
across the ledge, and the average
values taken from across one cut
gives $18.00 per ton. These values
are in silver and gold, the copper
values not being ascertained. The
upper cut was sampled this year
but information as to values are
not yet obtainable. The width of
the ledge at this point is 25 feet,
and the ore is of a higher grade.
A tunnel has been commenced,
and has been driven a distance of
120 feet. Another 115 for 120 feet
is necessary before ore will be encountered, and when this is done a
depth of 250 feet will be obtained.
The Last Chance is owned by A.
McPhail and P. Morley. It is located at an elevation of 2600 ft. and
joins the Moose and Climax, both
of which have developed promising
ore showings.
It is the general opinion that this
section will shortly receive its well
; merited attention from mining companies.
Toric Mill Closed For
Winter
The fifty-ton concentrating mill
at the Toric Mine which has been
under construction during the summer was started up and closed down
during the week-end. A. C. H.
Gerhardi, managing director left on
Monday for Vancouver. It is hoped
that the mill will be operating next
summer.
Wolf Mine Will be Operated
Throughout Winter
The Wolf mine, situated a few
minutes walk from Alice Arm, will
be operated throughout the winter
states J. Fiva, who returned
last week from driving the tunnel
on the Vanguard.
Development work will be carried
on until Christmas, both the north
and south drifts being extended.
Mining of high grade will then be
undertaken.
I. 0. D. E. Hold Very
Successful Party
The Local I. O. D. E. held a
very successful card party in the
Catholic Hall on Wednesday evening. A large crowd was present
and bridge and whist was indulged
in. The prizes were: Bridge,
Ladies' first prize, Miss B. McKay,
Consolation,   Mrs. B.  M.    Buck.
Gentlemen, first prize, Mr. C. O.
Fricker; Consolation, Mr. D. C.
Roy,
Whist: first prize, Ladies, Mrs.
W. Blackburn; Consolation. Mrs.
Cripps.
Gentlemen: first prize, Mr.
Burns;   Consolation,   W.    Olsen.
Mrs. P. MoLeod was convenor,
being assisted by Mrs. Lang, Mrs.
Pricker, and Mrs. Trefry.
After the oards very tasty refreshments were served. Mr. J.
Hegerty was in fine voice in a
couple of voca! solos. Mrs. L. McKay delighted those present with
piano selections.
Straw Hat Dance Was Huge
Success
Tho Straw Hat Dance sponsored
by the Mine Club in the Mine Hall
on Monday 24th. was a huge success. A large crowd was present
including a large contingent from
the Beaoh. Very good musio was
supplied by the Aroadian Orchestra. A very nice supper was served
and thoroughly enjoyed.
Anyox   Experiences   Slight
Earthquake
Anyox was shaken by a slight
earth tremor on Monday morning,
the quake lasted for about one
minute and a quarter. The tremor
was also felt at Stewart, causing
slight damage to the telegraph
line.
Quiet Wedding Held at
Anyox
A quiet wedding took place on
Friday October 21st. at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. C. A Hill
of Anyox when Miss Oili Antila, a
reoent arrival from Finland, beoaine
the bride of Mr. G. I. Ritamaki of
Anyox. The Rev. C. D. Clarke
officiated.
Big Barge Loading Logs
The log carrying barge Biscayne
arrived in Alice Arm yesterday and
will load logs from the booms of
F. L. Housley for shipment to
Powell River paper mills.
Advertise in the Herald
ANYOX NOTES
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Stan. Ballard is back again from
his trip to the prairie and is ready
to advise you in regard to your
winter suit or overcoat. Call and
see him.
Allan Kelton who met Stubbs
on Friday at the B. P. O. E. Entertainment arrived in town on
Wednesday.
D. Gurvioh, J. Gurvich and N.
Gurvich arrived on Wednesday
from Prince Rupert.
E. Smith arrived on Wednesday
from Prince Rupert.
There may be a few smokers who
sometimes fail to say El. Doro when
ordering cigars but they are scarce.
There's a reason.
Mr. and Mrs, Eldridge arrived
on Wednesday from Vancouver.
Mr. Sam Murray arrived on
Wednesday from holidays in the
south.
Mrs. A. Wardrope and son,
returned on Wednesday from holidays spent in the Old Country.
Mrs. G. Higgins and child returned on Wednesday from holidays spent in the Old Country.
Sid Armstrong returned on Monday from a short trip to Prince
Rupert.
Basil Hall was a southbound
passenger on Monday's boat for
Vanoouver and points south.
G. Berlingame was a southbound
passenger ou Monday.
When you need a suit of clothes
of which you will be proud, see A.
Galy the reliable tailor who guarantees his work.
AUCE ARM NOTES
Claude Williams left on Wednesday for Queen Charolotte Islands.
Hand Laundry Work done at
reasonable prices.—Miss B. Crawford, near Meat Market.
H. W. Heidman, who has been
in charge of development work at
the Vanguard, Red Point and Copper Cliff left on Monday for Vancouver.
Miss Alice Hogberg left on
Monday for Vancouver where she
will spend several week's vacation,
and then proceed to Beaverdell,
where she will spend   the   winter
with her sister Mrs. L. Johnson.
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Logging Operations
Close
Logging operations, which have
been conducted on the Kitsault Flats
at Alice Arm during the past five
years was brought to a close this
week, when the last of the logs
were dumped into the water by F.
L. Housley. The railway tracks
are being taken up and logging in
Alice Arm will shortly be brought
to a final close. There are still
some good stands of timber in the
district but not enough in one place
to make profitable logging at present prices.
Chamber of Mines Receive
$50.00 Cheque
The Alice Arm branch of the
British Columbia Chamber of Mines
was the recipient of a cheque for
$50.00 recently from the New
Westminster Fair. This cheque
was for obtaining third prize for the
best district exhibit of ore in British
Columbia. The winning of this
prize reflects great credit on the
mineral resources of Alice Arm,
especially when it is considered that
a great deal more activity prevail^
in many districts than here, thus
affording a greater opportunity of
gathering samples.
Sale of Work November 9th.
The Woman's Auxiliary and
Guild of the Christ Church will
hold its fall sale of work consisting of useful and ornamental articles. Home Cooking, plants,
afternoon tea, etc. in the Elks'
Hall basement on Wednesday
November 9th.
The Ladies will be ready for
business at 2 o'olock in the afternoon.
Silver  Cord   Will   Develop
Throughout Winter
W. G. McMorris, president of the
Kitsault-Eagle Silver Mines Ltd.
left on Monday for Vancouver. He
spent a week here during which
time he examined the Eagle and
Silver Cord and made arrangements
for the development of the latter
throughout the coming winter.
Supplies have been packed from
Alice Arm by the Alice Arm
Freighting Co. throughout the week
and everything is now in readiness
for a season's work,
Quite a number of residents left
on Wednesday to spend the winter
in the south. The biggest proportion were from the logging camp of
F. L. Housley, and the Toric mine.
More Ore Veins Discovered on the LaRose
Extension
Haystack mountain on which is
situated the LaRose mine, will be the
scene of big operations, is the opinion of J. Calvin who recently returned from that locality, after further
prospecting and development work
there on claims which he is interested.
During this fall he has discovered,
two more ore veins on the LaRose
Extension. They parallel the LaRose
vein at a lower elevation, and are in
the same zone. They have been
traced for an entire claim length,
and values in argentite silver were
obtained from one vein.
In addition to the ore vein already
developed on the LaRose other veins
at a lower elevation are known to
exist. These veins and the LaRose
Extension can all be worked from
one tunnel driven at a lower elevation, and this will undoubtedly be
done when next operated.
There are four properties on Haystack mountain that are known to
contain high grade ore, and are:
LaRose, Speculator, Bunker Hill
and Stormer.
The Stormer was also further
prospected this year by J. Calvin,
and he was successful in tracing the
No. 2 ledge a distance of 1000 feet
on the surface. Two open cuts
have disclosed high grade ore, whose
chief values are in silver, copper
and gold.
Tunnel on Keystone is
Being Pushed
The main development tunnel at
the Keystone is now in 645 feet and
is being driven at the rate of four
feet per day with two shifts.
The ore vein has been located
carrying bunches of high grade
zinc and galena ore. It is expected'
that another 35 feet will have to be
driven before the main ore body is
encountered. If the vein dips into
the hill it will be necessary to drive
still further.
Mr. Rowland King, who is in
charge of operations states that
everything is progressing satisfactorily at the mine.
Three Alice Arm Mines to
Operate This Winter
Three mines will be operated at
Alice Arm during the coming winter, namely the Silver Cord, Esperanza and Wolf. It was thought
that the Toric would be included in
the list this year, but the management decided to close down for the
winter, but will commence operations again next summer. Another
season of development work will
undoubtedly place the Keystone also
on the year-round operators list. ALICE  ARM  AND  ANYOX   HERALD,   Saturday, i October   29 1927
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Arm and Anyox $2.50 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, $2.75
British Isles and United States, $3.00
Notices for Crown Grants - - $15.00
Land Notices .... $15.00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch
Contract Rates on Application.
E. MO&S, Editor and Publisher.
The West's Biggest Printing
Press
The Tribune on the ground floor
of its building, in Winnipeg, is
installing the largest, heaviest,
fastest and most modern newspaper printing press in the Canadian
West. It is 78 feet long and
weighs 250 tons. Its cost when
installed will be $175,000. It will
print fold aud count 144,000 papers of 16 pages every hour it is in
operation.
Tobacco Growing Increasing
in British Columbia
A rapidly increasing demand for
Canadian-grown tobacco is report
ed on the British market. The exports have increased from 174,301
pounds in 1921 to 7,000,000 pounds
in 1927. Ontario and Quebec are
the heaviest exporters. Districts
in British Columbia are exceptionally well adapted for tobacco growing and the industry promises to
become an important asset.
The   World's Most Perfect
Moose Antlers
The most perfect specimen of
moose antlers in the world are on
exhibit at the Canadian Bank of
Commerce in Whitehorse, Y. T.
The spread is 71^ inches, palm
length 47f inches, palm width 21
inches. The horns have 40 points
and weigh 72 pounds.
Ladysmith Smelting, Mining
Co. to be Formed
British Metals Corporation will
form a smelting company to operate the Ladysmith smelter, and
a mining company to handle a
number of Coast properties,
according to word from Vancouver
Charles Vincent Sale, chairman of
British Metals, who is also governor of the Hudson's Bay Company,
recently visited the Ladysmith
smelter.
The Windsor ohief of police is
charged with maintaining a bar at
police headquarters and employing
another officer as bartender. Prisoners would have no objection to
being placed behind the bars.
Prinoe Rupert News: "The
other day a Prince Rupert man
was visiting in the south. "Are
you from Prinoe Rupert? "he was
asked. "Yes why do you ask?"
Because you dance as if you had
gum boots on," was the reply.
Ketchikan Now Talking
Smelter
In connection with the proposal
to erect a smelter in their neighborhood, the Ketchikan Chronicle
strongly urges that it be built
there.   It says:
recent arrivals from Prinoe Rupert
say there is much talk there for a
smelter to be located there for the
treatment of ores from Portland
Canal and Alaska, all of whioh
reminds mining men that Ketchikan is the most logical centre for
treatment of Alaskan ores.
Consolidated Has  Optioned
Property Near Britannia
Consolidated Mining & Smelt
ing Company has optioned the
Rayfuse group at the head of Howe
Sound, which has been referred to
as "a second Britannia." Added
to the Coast Copper, George Copper, Sunloch aud Big Missouri, it
gives the Consolidated extensive
holdings on the Coast, and has
revived rumors that big company
proposes to build another smelter
at tidewater. The Consolidated is
also prospecting claims in the
Beaver district, Yukon Territory.
Can Women Sit in Senate?
The government decided to submit to the supreme court the question whether women are eligible to
sit in the Senate bf Canada.
For some time past there have
been demands that women be
appointed to that body but there
was some doubt as to the constitutionality of .such action. The
matter is to be cleared up by the
highest court in the land.
Mining Machinery  at  Surf
Inlet Sold
The mining plant at Surf Inlet
has been purchased by the Revenue
Mining Company operating at
Khutz Inlet and is now being installed there. Good progress is
being made with the narrow gauge
railway connecting the mine with
deep water and it is expeoted that
the shipping of ore will commence
in the spring.
The controlling syndicate is composed of Detroit men prominent
among whom are C. G. Bush and
General Charles Harrah, who recently visited the property.
Canned chicken: A flapper in a
Ford.
Fame is the tail end of a man's
history that they hook on after
he's dead.
Good luok and the flea are first
cousins—when you are trying to
strike them they aren't there.
Alice Arm
The Bonanza Silver
Camp of B. C.
We invite you to investigate the  mining shares now
being offered in Alice Arm properties and recommend
Kitsault-Eagle Silver Mines Ltd. (N.P.L.)
British Colonial Securities Ltd.
Suite 325, Standard Bank Building, Vancouver
Alice Arm Representative:   A. McGuire
INSURANCE
Fire, Life, Accident
and Sickness
Guaranty Saving! & Loan Society
NOTARY PUBLIC
F. B. McLELLAN
P. O. Box 264, Anyox
For Results Advertise
in The Herald
Al. Fal
aiconer
Alice Arm
Baggage, Freighting, Pack
and Saddle Hones
COAL & FINISHED LUMBER
Slab Wood Cut any Length
Every Order Given
Immediate Attention
BE
3E3BE
FALL CLOTHING
We have everything necessary for yonr comfort in
Fall or winter Clothing. Waterproof "Bone Dry"
Rain Test Jumpers and Pants. Staufields Heavy
Woolen Underwear. Pure Wool Mackinaw Shirts.
The famous Goodrich Rubbers. Waterproof Hunting Coats and Hats, etc.
BRUGGTS STORE
Alice Arm
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STEAMSHIP AND TRAIN
SERVICE
S.S. Prince George leaves Anyox each Thursday
midnight for Prince Rupert and Vancouver via.
Ketchikan.
I Prince Charlealeaves each Monday 12.00 mid-
I night, via Stewart and Maitett, for Prince Rup-
lert, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle.
__ S. S. Prince John leaves  Prince  Rupert, fort
nightly for North and South Queen Charlotte Island ports.
PASSENGER TRAIN SERVICE FROM PRINCE RUPERT
Trains leave Prince Rupert daily except Sunday at 11.30 a.m., for
Jasper, Edmonton, Winnipeg, direct connections for all points
East and South.
Use Canadian National Express for Money Orders, Foreign
Cheques, etc., also for your next shipment.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings oi further information, apply to any Canadian
National Agent, or to R. F. McNAUGHTON, Diitrict Paaaenger Agent
Prince Rupert, B. C.
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Launch "Awake"
FALL SCHEDULE
Leaves Alice Arm on Tuesday at 9 a.m.     Returning
same day, leaving Anyox at 3 p.m.
Leaves Alice Arm on Wednesday 2 p.m.     Returning
on Thursday, leaving Anyox at 10 a.m.
Leaves Alice Arm on Saturday, at 9 a.m.    Returning
same day leaving Anyox at 3 p.m.
Special Trips by Arrangement
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SYNOPSIS OF
LAND AMENDMENTS
PRE-EMPTION*
Vaoant, unreserved, surveyed
Crown landi may be pre-empted by
British subjects over II years of age,
and by aliens on deolarlng Intention
to become Brltlih subjeots, conditional upon reildenoe, occupation,
ind Improvement (or agricultural
purposes.
Full Information concerning regulations regarding pre-emptlona is
given ln Bulletin No. 1, Land Berlei,
"How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
which can be obtained free of oharge
by addressing the Department of
l*nds, Victoria, B.C, or to any Government Agent
Record! will be granted covering
only land eultable tor agricultural
purposes, and which Is not timber-
land, I.e., carrying over 5,000 board
Feet per aore west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Range.
Applications for pre-emptions are
,o be addressed to the Land Com-
ntssloner of the Land Recording 131
•lslon, In whioh the land applied fer
Is situated, and are made on printed
'orms, ooples of which can be obtained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be ocoupled for
five years and Improvements made
to value of $10 per acre, including
clearing and cultivating at least Ave
acres, before a Crown Grant can be
received.
For more detailed Information sea
tlie Bulletin "Ho- to Pre-empt
Land."
PURCHASE
Applications are received tor purchase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being tlmberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
prloe of first-olass (.-■fable) land la 16
per acre, and seoonu-blass (graslng)
land SJ.50 per acre. Further Information regarding purchase er lease
of Crown lands Is given ln Bulletin
No. 10, Land. Series, "Purchase and
Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill factor/, or Industrial sites on
timber land, not exoeeding 40 acres,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions Including payment of
stumpage.
HOMESITE  LEASES
Unsurvered areas, not exceeding 20
aores, mar be leased as homesltes.
conditional upon a dwelling bein«
ereoted ln the flrst year, title being
obtainable after residence and Improvement oondltlons are fulfilled
and land has been surveyed.
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1 For erasing and Industrial purposes areas not exoeeding 640 aores
may be leased by one person or a
company.
GRAZING
Under the Graslng Act the Provinoe is divided Into gracing districts
and the range administered under a
l Oraalng: Commissioner. Annual
graslng permits are issued based on
(numbers ranged, priority bolng given
to established owners. St -nere
may form associations u range
management Free, or parttuiiy free,
permits sm swallable (sr settlers,
traveller*,  up to  tea
oampen
head.
The Herald
$2.50 a Year
Anyox & Alice Arm
BRITISH   COLUMBIA
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
Has produced Minerals as follows: Placer Gold, $78,018,548; Lode Gold, $126,972,318; Silver, $80,-
787,003; Lead, $106,976,442; Copper, $209,967,068; Zinc, $50,512,557; Coal and Coke, $284,699,133;
Structural Materials and Miscellaneous Minerals, $50,175,407, making its mineral production to the end
of 1926, show an
Aggregate Value of $988,108,470
The substantial progress of the Mining industry of this Province is strikingly exhibited in the following
figures, which show the value of production for successive five-year periods:   For all years to 1895, inclusive $94,547,241; forfive years, 1896-1900, $57,607,967; for five years, 1901-1905, $96,507,968; for five year*
1906-1910, $125,534,474; for five years, 1911-1915, $142,072,603;  for five years, 1916-1920, $189,922,725;
for five years, 1921-1925, $214,726,650; for 1926, $67,188,842.
Production Last Ten Years, $429,547,755
Lode mining has only been in progress for about 25 years, and only about one-half of the Provinoe has
been even prospected; 200,000 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 of 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 which is guaranteed by
Crown Grants.
Practically all British Columbia Mineral Properties upon which development work has been done «
are desoribed in some one of the Annual Reports of the Minister of Mines. Those considering
mining investments should refer to such reports. They are available without oharge on application
to the Department of Mines, Victoria, B. C. Reports covering eaoh of the six mineral Survey
Distriots are published separately, and are available on application. Reports of the Geological
Survey of Canada, Winch Building, Vancouver, are recommended as valuable sources of information.
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may b6 obtained gratis by addressing
THE HON. THE MINISTER OF MINES,
VICTORIA, British Columbia p
ALICE   ARM   AND  ANYOX   HERALD.   Saturday..   October. 29 J927
Conservative Convention and
Peace River Railway
A noticeable feature of the National Conservative convention in
Winnipeg, states J. C. Brady, M.
P., who attended the big gathering, "was the deep interest shown
by the delegates iu the development
of the Peace River country, one of
the most important matters that
Western Canada is now concerned
;with. It was made evident that
the port of Prince Rupert is and
will be an important factor in that
development."
The convention passed a resolution endorsing tbe project of establishing a western coast outlet
for the Peace River Valley.
Smithers Mine Operated by
New Company
The Topley Richfield Mining Co.
Ltd., a non-personal liability concern with capitalization of $1,000,-
000, public, has been incorporated
with head offices at Smithers it is
announced.
It is a new concern organized by
F. H. Taylor, original discoverer
of the Riohfield mine, to take over
the property following the dropping by the Standard Silver-Lead
Co. of its bond ou the mine.
When you're beating 'round the
bush, remember and don't get
scared at what comes rushing out.
Let poets sing their lilting songs
And gaily strum the lyre;
Give me the man who   whistles
while
He's putting on a tire.
Charleston, S. C, Courier.
Yes, let them sing of flower and
tree,
And play their sweet guitar;
Give me the man who smiles when
he
Is stalled in a balky car.
Peoria, 111., Star.
Hobos are like flannel shirts—
they always shrink from washing.
"I had no idea, "said Ethel to
Edith, that profanity was so rife
until I drove a car."
'Do you hear much of it on the
street?" asked Edith.
"Yes, Nearly e\ ery time I bump
into someone heswearsdreadfully."
B. P. O. ELKS
Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
ANYOX LODGE No. 47
Meets every second and fourth Monday of
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
Welcome Hotel
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
Tobacco and Soft Drinki
Cigars,   Cigarettei
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
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M.
STEPHENS & Co.
Ltd.
INSURANCE IN ALL ITS BRANCHES
WRITTEN ANYWHERE
The oldest Financial Office in Northern B. C.
Office:  PRINCE RUPERT, B. C.
ALICE ARM
FREIGHTING
COMPANY
GENERAL CONTRACTORS
Pack Trains, Saddle Horses
and Heavy Teams
No Contract too Large or
too Small
MILES DONALD Muster
English Tweeds
We have a fine seleotion of English Tweeds, suitable
for coats or dresses for women and children, 41 inches
wide. Comes in Mixed Heather, Brown, Green,
Blaok and Purple Regular Price $1.10, now 90o.
per yard.
LEW LUN & Co.
General Merchants, Anyox West side of Smelter
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
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Fall and Winter Clothing
Our stook is complete to outfit you with Fall or
Winter Clothing, inoluding Rain Test Shirts, Coats
aud Pants, Maokinaw Coats and Pants.    Rubber
Footwear of all descriptions.
T. W. FALCONER^.a™
GENERAL MERCHANT
Canada's Smaller Wool Crop
Affords Food For Thought
Cot Root. McEwaa'a champfcm ear lot of Canadian weather lamon, "bouuulowiu,    ai Chicago international Shew.
farms in the British hies support 24,000,000 shorn
sheep, while the whole Dominion of Canada supports but 2,000,000, one twelfth as many. Yet during
the fiscal year ended March, 1924, woollen and knitting mills imported into Canada some 19,375,925
pounds of raw wool.
In Canada, in 1922, according to the Census of
Industry figures we hod 277 woollen and knitting
mills, which employed some 22,000 workers. Yet in
1922, countries abroad sent into Canada $38,000,000
worth of woollen and knitted goods,, and ln 1923,
$41,000,000 worth, representing employment for some
17,000 to 20,000 workers. Although during the past
year the wool and knitting industries have expanded
to some extent and, particularly in, the Eastern
Townships of. Quebec, have new mills opened up, it
is seen that only about half of the woollen goods sold
in this country could have been produced here. Raw
wool, grown in Canada, comprises but a small fraction of that which is used by the mills that are operating in the Dominion.
There is not enough wool grown to supply the
demand of the world. Japan and China, the staple
clothing and bedding materials for which countries
were formerly silk sod cotton, are rapidly becoming
great wool consuming countries, imports to Japan
•lone having jumped 700 per cent in ten years.
Thus it is seen that the Canadian wool grower
has not only a growing domestic market, but an ever
increasing foreign market for his clips, yet sheep
are rarely given due consideration by Canadian
farmers even though they have been dubbed "mortgage lifters" in the West
Col. Robt. HcEwen of London, Ont», president of
the Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers' Association, who won the championship for a car-load lot of
Canadian weather Iambs, "Southdowns," at the
Chicago International Show, has said, "taking Canada as a whole it has been proved that climatic con-
•titions ue favorable to sheep raising.  No devastat
ing disease, has visited our flocks. Yet today we
find ourselves up against the serious economic condition of consuming more wool than we produce, and
for a comparatively new and fertile country like
Canada to have reached; the stage of deficient supply for such an essential as clothing should sorely
demand the serious consideration of us all."
But although wool growing as an industry in
Canada does not come up to what might be expected
of it, those who are engaged in it are highly and effectively organized as regards marketing. In 1914
those in charge of the Dominion Live Stock Branch,
Ottawa, began to urge that sheepmen be more careful in putting up their fleeces and that they stop
selling at any old price which might be offered
locally. Following their efforts various sheep breeders and wool growers' associations throughout Canada
began to collect wool from their members, this wool
being graded in turn by expert graders supplied by
the Dominion Government and being sold on the
graded basis. As more and more local associations
were formed, it was felt that all should be affiliated
under one central selling agency with the result that
in 1918 the Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers
Limited was formed with headquarters in Toronto.
This is a commodity marketing organization handling wool only, having about 2,500 shareholders and
approximately 12,000 shippers of wool throughout the
Dominion. Individual clips are collected at various
points for shipment in car-load lots to tbe central
warehouse at Weston, Ont.. for grading and tale.
At the present time this organization, which
operates from coast to coast, is handling from a quarter to one third of the Canadian clip reaching the
open market Its influence is being extended more
and more each season as will be noted from the fact
that in Ontario alone the number of shippers has increased from 3,200 in 1922, to 4,000 in 1924 The
various grades of wool are sold to equal advantage hi
Canadian, American and English markets, and it is
perhaps noteworthy that during the past two yean
approximately three-quarters of a million pounds ef
Canadian graded wools have found a market with
English mill*.
FRANK D. RICE
B. C. LAND SURVEYOR
Surveys' of Mineral (/hums, Subdivisions, Underground  Surveys,
Etc.
ALICE ARM, B. O.
Worthy of your Support
THE
Anyox Community League
Reading Room and Library
A wide range of Newspapers,
Magazines and Periodicals on
file.   New books regularly
received.
Join Up!
Make the League better
through your influence
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Candies, Magazines. Stationery,
Proprietary Medicines, Toilet Articles, Etc.
W. M. CummmgS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papers
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
DODC
Advertise in the Herald
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GUS.   ANDERSON,   Proprietor
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KITSAULT CAFE
ALICE ARM
Meals Served at All Hours
BREAD   AND   PASTRY   ALWAYS   FOR   SALE ALICE ARM  AND  ANYOX   HERALD,  Saturday,    October   29 1927
Alice Arm Notes
Continued from Page 1
M. R. Benischke arrived back last
week from a business trip to
Prince Rupert.
Mr. Allan district forester, with
headquarters at Prince Rupert spent
a few days in town inspecting the
ground recently logged by F. L.
Housley.
T. Dalrymple, who has spent
the summer here left on Monday
for Vancouver. He was undecided
on his departure as to whether he
would stay at Stewart before proceeding south.
Charlie Parker, who, for the past
few months has operated the gasoline speeder for the Toric Mines Co.
left last week for Vancouver and
Victoria, where he will spend three
or four weeks and then proceed to
Los Angelos, California.
The government warehouse for
" the storing of tools etc., will not be
built until December.
A. McDonald, who has spent the
summer here left on Monday for
Anyox where he plans to spend the
winter.
G. Strombeek left on Wednesday
for Vancouver, where he plans to
spend the winter. He will return
to Alice Arm in the spring.
Chas Ripley, who has been
fieighting in the Upper Kitsault
Country for Al. Falconer returned
during the week.
The ore display in Bruggy's Store
window is attracting a great deal
of attention. In it are some splendid specimens of ore. Diplomas,
and a $50.00 cheque for prizes are
also included in the display.
The children of the school, under
the direction of Mr. Greenaway the
teacher, are going to have a high
old time this evening in the school
house. It is being held in honor of
Hallowe'en,  and all the   witches,
cats and pumpkins necessary for its
success will be lavishly displayed.
Refreshments will also be provided.
Canon W. F. Rushbrook, held a
Harvest Festival Service at the
Anglican Church on Sunday last.
A large congregation were present,
and the service was very much
appreciated.
J. 0. Trethewey Died
In Vancouver Last
Saturday
The death occurred last Saturday at the residence of his daughter, 1260 Bidwell street Vancouver,
of Joseph O. Trethewey, well
known figure in mining and lumbering circles of British Columbia.
He was in his 69th year.
The deceased was a native of
Ontario. He became interested in
mining in this province over thirty
years ago, and about 1895 succes-
fully operated the Providence
mine at Harrison Lake. Following this'venture he went to Cobalt
at the beginning of the sensational
strikes in that distriot.
At Cobalt he became interested
in the fifth discovery claim, which
yielded handsome returns. With
his brother W. G. Trethewey, deceased about a year ago, he became
known as one of the most successful operators in the district.
About eighteen years ago he returned to the coast, becoming
interested in mining and timber
enterprises. For many years he
has been president of the Abbotsford Lumber Company. Until a
few years ago he operated a big
ranch in the Cariboo. In addition
he held a number of timber interests in various parts of the province.
He was especially well known in
the Alice Arm district, where for
three years he superintended logging on a large part of the Kitsault
River flats.   He also became inter
ested in mining in the Alice Arm
district. He owned the Bunker
Hill group and a half interest in
the Speculator No 2, his brother
Sam holding the other half interest
He also owned a half interest in
the La Rose Extension Claim, J.
Calvin of Alice Arm holding the
other half.
. Interment took place in the
family plot at the Mountain View
cemetery, Vancouver.
The late Mr. Trethewey was
well known in this locality. His
logging operations were of much
benefit to Alice Arm, and his many
friends are sorry to hear of his
death.
He is survived by a widow and
several sons and daughters. His
son Edgar left Alice Arm a few
weeks ago.
Big Ore Specimen for South
The big specimen of high grade
ore from the Vanguard mine was
brought down on Saturday, and
was shipped to the Vancouver
Chamber of Mines on Monday. It
was by far the largest specimen ever
sent from the camp, and will be put
on exhibition at the entrance of the
Chamber of Mines. It is composed
of almost solid ore and taxed the
strength of three men to roll it over
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PIONEER
HOTEL
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms (or Rent
By Day, Week or Month at
Reasonable Rates
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Printing:
H.   M.   SELFE
REGISTERED  OPTOMETRIST
ANYOX
Opposite Liquor Store
High clan printing of all
descriptions promptly and
:   : neatly executed   :   :
Pamphlets      Programmes
Posters   Letterheads
Envelopes    Billheads
Admission Tickets
Etc.   Etc.
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Prompt delivery on every
order
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Herald Printing Office
Alice Arm
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Anyox Community
League
The Council of the League
meets on the Second and
Fourth Wednesday of each
month, in Recreation Hall,
at 7.30 p.m
ANYOX
COMMUNITY
LEAGUE
Beach Recreation Hall:
Pictures:  Tuesdays,
Thursdays, and Saturdays
Mine Recreation Hall:
Pictures:   Wednesdays and
Fridays
POOL, BILLIARDS, SMOKES, Etc
Help the Organization
that Serves You
For Results Advertise in the
Herald
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HOME BUILDERS, ATTENTION
Choice Business and Residential Lots for Sale.    Small
Monthly Payments.   Best View in Town.
Overlooking Bay
BUSINESS    LOTS    FROM    $200    TO    $500
RESIDENTIAL   LOTS   FROM   $200  TO  $300
S.   DUMAS
Agent for the Alice Arm Mining & Development Co
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ALICE ARM MEAT Co.
W. A. WILSON, Manager
WHOLESALE  AND   RETAIL
Dealers in Fresh, Salt, and Smoked Meats,
Fish and Poultry
MEN'S DEPARTMENT
Men's Heavy Flannel Work Shirts $1-75
Men's Fancy Check Flannel Shirts $3.75 and $4.75
Men's All Wool Clydella Flannel Shirts $5.50
BOYS1 DEPARTMENT
Boys' Fine Wool Jerseys with Polo Collar $1.95 and $2.25
Boys' Fancy Lumberjack Sweaters     $4.00
Boys' Heavy Wool V-neck Pullovers $3.95
DRY GOODS
We carry a complete range of Ladies'
umbrellas in the following colors:
Black, Red, Green, Navy and Purple-
Tom Thumb styles. Price $3.75 to
$11.00. Childrens Umbrellas from $1.50
to $2.00 each.
DRUG DEPT.
HALLOWE'EN NOVELTIES
Pumpkin Head Canteens, Cutouts, Hats,
Masks, Fancy Crepe Paper Borders,
Fancy Crepe Paper Table Covers and
Napkins—a full range of novelties that
are essential for Hallowe'en parties and
dances.
SHOE DEPT.
"COMFY SLIPPERS" FOR MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN
Newest designs and styles in Comfort Slippers.   Men's Romeo in   Tan   and
Black Kid Leather, Low Cut Soft Leather and Felt Slippers. Price from $1.35
Women's Black, Blue and Patent Boudoir Slippers, stiff back and military
heel.
Boys', Girls' and Infants' Cozy Felt Slippers in many different styles to suit all
Prices from $1.15
HARDWARE DEPARTMENT
We have a complete stock of "Simmons" Bed Springs and Mattresses.
Lino and Linoleum Rugs, in the popular sizes, 9ft. by 9ft.   $13.50.   9ft. by
10ft. $15.50.   9ft. by 12ft. $17.50
GRANBY   STORES
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