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 A little paper
with all the
news and a big
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
$2.50 a Year 1
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VOL. 9,   NO. 35
Alice Aem, B. C, Saturday, April 5, 1930
5 cents each.
Development Work and
Mill For Tidewater
Angus McLeod, Superintendent
of Dalhousie Mining1 Company
Limited, arrived from Vancouver
on Thursday, and at once set about
opening up the old Tidewater property on Alice Arm.
Tlie "Herald" recently succeeded
in cornering Mr. McLeod, for a few
minutes to ask what it is all about,
and what is the nature and extent
of the development intended, and
received from Mr. McLeod, a statement, the gist of which is as
My instructions arc to proceed as
rapidly as possible with such new
development as may be necessary
to prove up a tonnage of ore
sufficient to guarantee a two years'
run for a mill which is projected for
the property. To put in a good
road from the beach to a selected
mill site, and to follow with the
construction of the mill as soon as
the required tonnage is developed.
I would think that with reasonable
luck, we should be able to develop
the necessary tonnage of ore within
four or five months. There is a
considerable amount of ore developed in the old workings, and if it
proves to be of a like character and
extent at the 100 foot level which
we intend driving, that will be all
that we require to prove before proceeding with the mill.
The development intended is of
the simplest nature and should not
take more than the time stated.
The property is situated on deep
water on Alice Arm and the construction of a road to the workings
—at an elevation of 1000 feet,—
will be easy and inexpensive. The
ore is very high grade and there
appears to be a large tonnage of it
available. Sampling and test shipments to date show values running
from $25.00 to $140.00 per ton.
We feel justified in basing our calculations on a mill feed of $25.00
per ton, with a probability that it
will average twice that value.
This project has been kept very
quiet, partly for the reason that the
property comprising the mine was
divided up among a number of
persons and interests including the
estate of a deceased owner, and has
also been tied up with litigation and
threatened litigation for a number
of years. The Dalhousie solicitors
have been patiently engaged for
nearly two years in reconciling all
parties, and getting the title cleared
up and'all interests gathered in, so
as to permit the property to be
worked; and the last outstanding
interest has just recently been
Now, however, that we are
actually on the property, said Mr.
McLeod, it is obviously impossible
to keep the matter under cover any
longer. -
The fact that this deal has been
Continued on page 4
High Honors For Anyox
High School Pupils
Anyox high-school pupils took
the first two places in the essay
contest arranged by the- Fire Prevention Committee of British Columbia. Maxwell Patrick receives
a live-dollar gold-piece and Barbara
Lee for second place will be awarded a handsome diploma.
District Number Six comprises,
in addition to local school districts,
"Coastal and Northern British Columbia, including all that territory
lying north of Vancouver and west
of the Coast Range including and
north of Quesnel".
The Committee writes that "the
delay in announcing the prize winners has been due to the general
excellence of the essays".
The procedure followed at Granby
Bay High School was, perhaps,
stricter than elsewhere. Following
an analysis of the local situation
during Fire Prevention Week, the
essay plan was developed in class
discussions and on the last afternoon the essays were written as a
form of examination.
Brilliant Gathering At
Elks' Ball
The purple and white of Elkdom
in intricate patterns furnished a
colorful background for the Annual
Ball of the Anyox Lodge B. P. O.
E., on Monday evening.
Lodge ceremonies and regalia
were in evidence, and the spring
fashions for men and women. Two
sittings of an excellent supper were
served. Joe Peel's musicians played well into the night without diminution of tempo or volume except
for the supper interval when H.
Ward and associates substituted.
The management of the affair
was in charge of a Committee including Messrs. Ed. Johnson, C.
Tully, and J. Hutchinson, acting
with S. Armstrong, Exalted Ruler
ind I. Bassett, Secretary.
Large Number Attend Funeral
Of Late Mrs. M. Studdy
The funeral of Mrs. M. Studdy,
who passed away at Anyox hospital
last week, was held at Alice Arm
on Sunday. Rev. W. B. Jennings
Every seat in the building now
being temporary used as the Church
was occupied. The service was
very impressive, and many eyes
glistened with tears when Rev.
Jennings alluded to the virtues of
the departed.
Over one hundred friends of the
deceased attended the service and
followed the coffin to the Alice Arm
cemetery, where interment took
place. The coffin was covered
with a mass of floral tributes from
many friends. The pall bearers
were J. A. Anderson, Al. Falconer,
T. W. Falconer, J. Graham, J.
Trinder, E. Moss.
First Aid Students Will
Pass Examinations
The classes and lectures on First
Aid came to a conclusion recently.
Dr. D. It. Learoyd will commence
the examination for certificates on
Monday next. April 7. He makes
a special appeal to all those who
have attended the lectures under
Dr. James, to make the effort to
secure the certificate of the St.
John Ambulance Association.
The examination for the "First"
certificate is not a difficult one,
and in these days when more and
more attention is being paid to the
matter of safoty and Eirst Aid, its
possession will prove a valuable
asset to those passing the examination.
The following are invited to
attend for the examination at the
hospital on the dates and hours
specified: Monday, F. Watson, W.
Gibb, 7 p.m.; H.Henderson, Williams, 7.30 p.m.; Powell, R.Carrick
8 p.m. Wednesday, T. Pinckney,
A.Todd, 7 p.m.; M. Rapioh, F.
Person, 7.30 p.m.; J. McConachie,
W. Barclay, 8 p.m. Friday, Jas.
McLeod. R. Mowat, 7 p.m.; li.
Oatman, Jos. Anderson 7.30 p.m.;
Chas Kruzick, C. Struthers, 8 p.m.
Further dates for examinations
can be arranged by communicating
with Fred C. Graham at the First
Aid Office. Smelter.
W. B. Bower arrived in town on
Monday from Vancouver where he
has spent the winter with Mrs.
Bower and children.
Mrs. Helen Nucich arrived home
on Monday from a vacation spent
in Vancouver.
Mrs. C. Sunberg and family left
on Monday for Prince Rupert
where t.hey will reside.
J. Thomas of the Sunset Hotel,
and who is now at Anyox, spent
the week end at home.
Mr. McKenzie of the Anyox
power house, spent the week-end
at the Alice Arm Hotel.
Angus McLeod arrived from
Vancouver on Thursday. He will
be in charge of operations at the
Tidewater property for the Dalhousie Mining Co.
N. Sutilovich of the Pioneer
Hotel, arrived on Tuesday from
Anyox, and will spend some time
J. A. Anderson of Anyox spent
the week-end in town, returning on
Mat Storey left on Monday for
the Taku country, where he plans
to spend the coming summer. He
may break his journey at Prince
To my many friends of Alice Arm
and Anyox, 1 wish to extend my
gratitude for their kind and valuable
assistance and expressions of sympathy during the recent sad bereavement of myself and family.
Anyox Conservatives
Elect Officers
The annual meeting of the Anyox
Conservative Association, was held
on Tuesday evening in the Elks'
Weather conditions, no doubt, reduced the number attending. The
presidency was again offered to
Dr. D. R. Learoyd, who insisted
upon a rotation of officers. The
executive will be: President, C. O.
Fricker; Vice-President. B. M.
Buck; Secretary-Treasurer, A. H.
Stewart. Members from the Beach
are Dr. Learoyd, Rev. J. S. Brayfield and Messrs. F. Dresser and
A. McDonald. From the Mine the
representatives will be T. J. Kirkwood and Ed. Blundell. Honorary
officers include: Hon. R. B. Bennett, Hon. S. F. Tolmie and Messrs
J. C. Brady and T. W. Falconer.
It was pointed out that April
5th. is the last day for getting on
the voters' list. The government
agent and a dozen election commissioners are preparing to take
The association will also press
for a better post office locally.
Likewise an attempt will be made
to put more life into the local party
All Saints' Church Alice Arm
Appoint Churchwardens
A vestry meeting of All Saints'
Church, Alice Arm was held on
Sunday, following the evening
service. T. W. Falconer was reelected people's warden, and J.
Trinder was elected rector's warden. A building committee for the
new church was also formed, consisting of the churchwardens, Mr.
John Stark and Mrs. O. Evindson.
The names of Mrs. H. F. Kergin,
Mrs. E. Moss and Mrs. J. Trinder
were also mentioned in connection
with the committee.
shoulders, on the mat.
The bouts were a useful demonstration of the value of boxing and
wrestling as aids in keeping fit if
the dangers lurking in the tendency
to reckless slugging and painful
holds can be eliminated and the
youths induced to copy the British
"gentleman-sportsman". Any tendency to enqourage professionalism
ought to be nullified.
Gymnastics Are Impressive
One particularly impressive part
of the programme of the progam
was an exhibition of gymnastic
work by a class instructed by Wm.
Ring. The young men have had
only a few weeks' instruction, but
their aerial work evoked great
applause. Instructor Ring gave a
finished solo -performance on the
parallel bars. ' The gymnasts
were Walter Stenton, K. Mork.
Jack and Will Pinckney, Joe and
Steve Peel and Jack and Joe Taylor.
A Big Night At Anyox
Community League
The Community League Smoker
on Friday evening was a great
success as entertainment, and furnished plenty of material for conversation for several days thereafter. The unanimous expression
was that it was the best smoker
ever held in Anyox.
Henry Deeth, now of the Cavalry-
Club, Vancouver, trained down to
134 pounds and yet got the call by a
good margin over VV. Bagshaw of
Prince Rupert who tipped the scales
at 138j4 pounds. Deeth was the
faster and more aggressive while
Bagshaw had a punch that hurt
when it landed. Both boys took a
lot of punishment about the head,
blood flowing freely. Deeth was
credited with four rounds, Bagshaw
with one, and one was even.
Stuart Barclay 118, outweighed
Pete Chenoski 114, of Prince Rupert, and out-fought the visitor in
the first round, during which Chenoski was on the ropes several times,
taking a brief count on one occasion. Both boys were going slow-
in the second round. Chenoski
was in better condition for the
third round and forcd the fighting,
gaining the round and earning a
The amateur wrestling champion,
Charlie Karen, had little difficulty
with Woods of Vancouver, and
polished off the opposition in two
straight falls.
Acting with referees Gale (boxing) and Docherty (wrestling) were
Jack Cody and S. Schofield as
In the capacity cf promoter, F.
F. Brown did excellently. V. S.
McRae, secretary of the Community League also skilfully handled
many details of arrangement.
Youngsters Gave Great
The youngsters had a prominent
place on Ihe Smoker Card. First
to appear were Tommy Scott and
Harold Dresser looking very hostile,
but most of their hay-makers went
wide and the bout went several
miles to a happy ending.
Tony Calderoni and lvon Davies
brushed the hair in and out of each
other's eyes for two rounds of boxing and, forgetting their locks in
the third round, thumped each other
For the fistcuffs Roland Gale was
the third man in the ring. Charlie
Docherty refereed the wrestling.
As a preliminary to the main
"rassle" Bud Gillies and Danny
McDonald gave an amusing exhibition. Bud, although many pounds
lighter, demonstrated marked ability
to squirm out of holds and adhere
to the mat. The surprise came
when after a shift from the ropes
Bud clamped on a full nelson and
Danny was surprised to find his
Continued on opposite column ALICE   ARM  AND  ANYOX  HERALD.   Saturday, April 5th, 1930
One Man Dies During
Disastrous Fire At
One man dead, one man seriously shaken up, total destruction
of buildings and contents of the
Universal Supply Co. and Curtis
Shoe Repair Shop, were the results of a disastrous lire on fifth
street shortly after three o'clock on
Wednesday morning, says the
Stewart News.
Dead: David Johnstone, age 35,
who fell or jumped from a window
of the blazing Universal store,
broke his neck and died in the
Stewart hospital approximately 24
hours later.
Injured: G. W. Smith, pioneer
merchant of Stewart and manager
of the Universal Supply Co., who
sustained a severe shaking up when
forced to jump from a window in
his living quarters above the store.
He is at present in hospital, and
late reports are that he is making
good progress towards recovery.
Destroyed by fire: Two storey
building of the Universal Supply
Co., almost its entire stock of hardware, etc., and house furnishings
in the living quarters above; small
frame structure adjoining the hardware store, occupied by the Curtis
Shoe Repair Shop, and a small
amount of shoe repairing machin-
■ ery. Nearby premises of the Edwards Jewelry Store, Bank of
Montreal, home of Mr. and Mrs. F.
Bowler, the Newel! building and
office of the Power Corporation
suffered considerable damage to
windows and exterior as a result of
the terrific heat.
Mr. Smith places his loss at
$21,000, which is offset by insurance to the extent of $14,000.
No  man   is   greater   than    the
thoughts that occupy his mind.
Formation of a branch of the B.
C. Chamber of Mines is contemplated at Vernon, to be affiliated
with the Board of Trade.
Insurance For Returned
Men Ends August
James C. Brady, M. P. has been
advised that the time in which ex-
service men may apply for insurance under the Returned Soldiers'
Insurance Act will expire August
31st. of this year. The Act, which
was passed in 1920 and amended at
later sessions provides that:
Insurance to the amount of $500
or any multiple thereof, not exceeding $5,000, shall be granted to
every person, male or female, who
served with the Canadian forces
during the Great War, or who was
a resident of Canada on August
4th. 1914, and served with any of
the forces of his Majesty or his
allies, or any widow of a member of
the forces, who with or without
dependents, is ill with a disability,
pensionable or not pensionable, but
is not counted seriously ill, may be
accepted provided he or she has
dependents. An application will
not be accepted from anyone, with
or without dependents, whose
health has become impaired as the
result of immoral conduct, prior to
enlistment, during service or after
The insurance to any amount not
exceeding $1,000 is to be paid upon
the death of the insured, and the
balance, if any, at the option of the
insured, as an annunity in various
forms. The money paid under
these contracts is unassignable, and
is not subject to the claims of creditors of either the insured or the
beneficiary. Provision is made for
the protection of the ex-service man
who becomes totally disabled, and
the usual rules pertaining to paid-
up policies and cash surrender
values apply.
All returned soldiers who desire
insurance and who are eligible under the Act should not let this
opportunity pass of obtaining insurance.
"Who is John Barleycorn, pa?"
'He's the fellow   who put Uncle
Sam on a milk diet."
Notice to Ministers and Clergymen
Under the Marriage Act of 1930 no minister or clergyman may solemnize marriage in the Province of British
Columbia, after the 1st. day of September 1930, unless
his name has been previously registered with the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages, Victoria, B. C.
All applications for registration of ministers and
clergymen must be made by the governing authority
having jurisdiction in this province of the religious body
to which he belongs. Forms are now obtainable from
the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages,
Victoria, B. C.
Powder, Caps, Fuse, Steel and Tools.    Rain test Clothing,
Stanfield's Underwear. Hand-made Boots.   A full line of
Quality Groceries for Mining needs.
Alice Arm
Dominion  Census Will  Be
Held Next Year
Ottawa, March 20—Preparations
are under way for the decennial
census of Canada to be taken in
1931. The census will give employment to 50,000 persons. Every inch
of Canadian territory will be covered by information seekers. The
aotual work of enumeration will
begin in June 1931, under the direction of the Canadian Government Bureau of Statisics. Population, births, deaths, migrations,
sex. age, nationality, occupations,
are recorded. Production in all its
forms including mines, transportation, marketing, finance is looked
into. Altogether there are 36 main
headings in census classification,
and 56 sub-section headings.
Al.  Falconer
, Alice Arm
Baggage, Freighting, Pack
and Saddle Horses
Slab Wood Cut any Length
Every Order Given
Immediate Attention
Advertise in the Herald
Business Lots from $200 to
Residential Lots from $200
to $300
Robertson & Dumas
Agents for Alice Arm Mining
and Development Co.
ere an
Speaking on Canada's stake in
tlie Pacific before ilie Montreal
Canadian Club recently, Hon. New-
tun W. Howell, vice-chairman oi
the Canadian Institute of Interna
tioual Affairs, took occasion to
compliment Canadian Pacific
Steamships on their work on that
ocean. He said: "There are many
lines of steamers plying from
North America to the Orient and
one. of t'.ie best is still the Canadian Pacific Steamships; there is
no other freight and passcnge.
service on the Pacific that to-da..
is equal to that of the Canadian
Pacific Company. We owe a great
deal to that institution in developing trade."
Visiting sportsmen coming to
Now Brunswick (or hunting and
fishing have almost doubled in tiie
past five years, according to figures given out by Hon. G. H.
Prince, Deputy Minister of Lands
and  Mines of the province.
Additional air mail service was
inaugurated between Winnipeg,
Calgary and Edmonton early in
March by the Canadian Post Office
Department, leaving only the Rocky
Mountains and the Pacific Coast
and from western Ontario to Winnipeg unserved by air mail. It is
expected that at least a portion of
this territory will be linked during
tlA coming sum«er.
Preparations are being made for
taking another decennial census in
Canada which is due in 1931. The
census will give employment to
15,000 persons. It was first taken
in 1871 and has been taken every
ten years since then.
M. M. Robinson, chairman of the
committee of management of the
British Empire Games, to be held
at Hamilton next August, is already assured of the success of the
meeting. Interviewed aboard S.S.
Montcalm recently, he stated that
not only was he sure that there
would be 200 British athletes at
the games, but that the meet would
be the biggest of its kind Canada
had ever known.
"One of the objects of the visit
of the English public school headmasters party, due to arrive at
Saint John aboard S.S. Duchess of
Bedford, April S, is to improve the
teaching of Canadian history in
Great Britain," says Kenneth Lindsay, who is travelling ahead of the
party. It will consist of 15 head-
mastery and they will visit nine
Canadian universities from (he
Maritimes to British Columbia.
Accepting regular radio programmes made outside the United
States for the first time, National
Broadcasting Company of New
York has come to an agreement
with, the Canadian Pacific Railway
under which the latter will supply
WJZ, and associated stations in the
richest and most thickly populated
sections of the United States, with
programmes of Canadian Pacific
"Cheerful and good" music, These
will be broadcast Sunday evenings
from 9.16 to 9.45, Eastern standard
time, commencing April 6. A second series will be broadcast by the
American company from Its stations consisting of Royal York
Hotel orchestra dance music every
Wednesday midnight, Eastern
standard time, commencing April 9,
W. A. WILSON, Proprietor
Dealers in Fresh, 3alt, and Smoked Meats,
Fish, Poultry, Butter and Eggs
Equipped  with  Modern   Cold Storage  Plant
Do You Want to Play
If you want a contest you can get it by supporting the
A. G. L. and its Committees, which manage the
various recreations; And if, instead of playing, you
prefer to talk a good game, you can ensure that there
will be plenty to discuss if you
British Columbia
Department of Mines
British Columbia, the Mineral Province of Canada,
has produced approximately $1,184,200,000.00 worth
of mineral products.
Mineral Production year 1928
Estimated Production year 1929
Now is available, and may be obtained,  together with'
copies of the Annual  Reports,   Bulletins,  etc.,  upon
application to
Advertise in the Herald tf
ALICE  ARM   AND  ANYOX  HERALD.   Saturday, April 5th, 1930
Ministers & Clergymen
Must Register
, Advices from Victoria state that
under the Marriage Act of 1930, no
minister or clergyman may solemnize marriage in the Province of
British Columbia, after the 1st. day
of September 1930, unless his name
has been previously registered with
the Registrar of Births, Deaths and
Marriages, Victoria, B. C.
All applications for registration
of ministers and clergymen must be
made by the governing authority
having jurisdiction in this province
of the religious body to which he
belongs. Forms are now obtainable from the Registrar of Births,
Deaths and Marriages, Victoria,
B. C.
Rube Hull of Stewart News
In Serious Condition
W. R. (Rube) Hull, well known
Pacific Coast newspaper man and
news editor of the Stewart News
for many years, was removed from
the Stewart hospital recently and
taken to a home for incurables at
Marpole, near Vancouver. He
suffered a paralytic stroke on November 1st. 1929 and since that time
has been a patient of Stewart hospital.
Despite his serious affliction we
hope that he will some day return
and again wield his pen with all
his old time vigor in the interests
of Stewart and the north.
Advertise in the Herald
ere an
Prior to leaving on S.S. Meta-
gama with his niece, Miss Helen
MacKenzie, who is to .be married
in London next month, His Honor
R. Randolph Bruce, Lieutenant-
Governor ot British Columbia, attended the official opening of the
New Brunswick provincial legislature. In his trip by Canadian Pacific across the Dominion, Mr.
Bruce called on every Lieutenant-
Governor in Canada.
Captain A. J. Hoskin, R.N., skipper of Canadian Pacific liner Empress of Russia, was recently winner for the second time in succession of the E. W. Beatty shield for
safety and efficiency. The shield
wus donated ln 1928 by the chairman and president of the railway
for competition among company
ships of the Pacific fleet.
First week in March witnessed
tho addition of Alberta and Saskatchewan to the Canadian Pacific Railway's broadcasting chain
which now covers Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Fleming, for Saskatchewan and Calgary for Alberta. Slogan of the broadcast is
"Cheerful and Good," and sea
chanteys and songs from ballad
operas together with high class
orchestral pieces are put on the air
every Friday night between ID and
11 Eastern time.
In Ottawa electricity for domestic use is cheaper than anywhere
else on the continent, if not in the
world, according to authorities on
the subject. It is sold at a rate
that averages less than one cent
per kilowatt-hour which means
that the average bill for electric
light incurred by citizens of tbe
Canadian Capital is about $1 per
At the World's Poultry Congress
to be held at the Crystal Palace,
London, England, next July, Canada will be a conspicuous participant. The Canadian exhibit of
live birds will total about 1,000.
The last World's Congress was
•held in Ottawa in 1927.
joi      iczrjaHaac:
Candies, Stationery, Proprietary
Medicines, Toilet Articles, Etc.
W. M. CummingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papers
Post Oflice Building, Alice Arm
Winter Clothing
We carry a Full Line of Men's Clothing
for Winter Wear, including Mackinaw
Shirts and Pants, Waterproof Jumpers
and Overalls, Hats,  Etc.
Alice Arm
Sailings from Anyox for Prince Rupert and Vancouver via Stewart each Wedneaday at 12.00
For North and South  Queen Charlotte Islands
Trains leave Prince Rupert Monday, Wednesday, Saturday 11.30 a.m.,
for Jasper, Edmonton, Winnipeg, direct connections for all points
East and South.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings or (urlher information, apply to an) Canadian
National Agent, or to R. F. McNAUGHTON, District Passenger Agent
Prince Rupert, B. C.
Welcome Hotel
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
Tobacco & Soft Drinks Cigars, Cigarettei
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
M. M. STEPHENS & Co. Ltd.
The oldest Financial Office in Northern B. C.
Men's  Wear
We have received a New Shipment of Men's Felt
Hats  and  Tweed Caps, all sizes and the Latest
Shades, by the leading makers.
Also a stock of Men's Raincoats for dress wear, in
the Latest Patterns and Shades.
Men's Silk Socks, 35c.  to $1.00 per pair, all the
season's latest patterns
LEW  LUN & Go.
General Merchants, Anyox West side of Smelter
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
New Assurances Paid for      -       654,451,000
An Increase of $213,207,000
Assurances in force (net)       - $2,401,237,000
An Increase of 5504,322,000
Total Income (net) -     -     -       172,857,000
An Increase of §28,110,000
Surplus earned during the
Year 42,863,000
Payments to Policyholders
and Benefjciaries - - 69,174,000
Surplus   and   Contingency
Reserve    -     -     -     -        72,807,000
An Increase of $5,869,000
Total Liabilities      -     -     -      495,390,000
(Including Paid up Capital)
Assets, at December 31st, 1929      568,197,000
, An Increase of 579,239,000
Rate of Interest earned on mean invested assets 7.02%
The high rate of dividends allotted to participating policyholders is continued and the special
dividend on maturing policies extended and increased.
New Head Office Building
New policies paid for numbered 161,391 for a net
amount of $654,451,143.27, an advance of $213,206,-
752.36, or more than forty-eight per cent., over the
previous year. This marked increase and the fact
that the average policy, for the first time, exceeded
$4,000, afford impressive evidence of the evergrowing popularity of the Company.
After deducting amounts reassured, the total
assurances in force amount to $2,401,237,036.94, an
increase of $504,321,102.37. This advance is notable
not merely for its magnitude, but because when
allowance is made for terminations by death and
maturity, It represents a remarkably high rate of
continuance, and evidences great satisfaction on the
part of our policyholders.
The amount paid to policyholders since organization, together with the amount at present held for
their security or benefit, exceeds the total amount
received from them in premiums by $139,290,474.03.
The rate of interest earned on the mean invested
assets has risen to 7.02 per cent. This figure includes
a certain amount from bonuses and stock privileges
accruing on many of the Company's holdings; but if
these were entirely eliminated the rate would still be
6.60 percent.
A net profit of $13,077,284.62 was realized from
the redemption or sale of securities.
The surplus earned during the year, based on the
values entered in the accounts, amounted to $42,-
863,578.59, but from this sum substantial appropriations have as usual been made to further strengthen
the position of the Company.
An additional- $10,000,000.00 has been deducted
from the market values of our securities as a provision against possible market fluctuations, raising
the amount thus set aside for this purpose in the
accounts to $30,000,000.00.
A further $1,000,000.00 has been written off the
Company's buildings.
$931,000.00 has been appropriated to raise the
annuity reserves to the Rutherford table of valuation,
with interest at 3 % per cent. This exacting standard
requires reserves $2,656,000.00 in excess of those of
the Dominion Government standard.
$1,200,000.00 has been set aside as additional provision for claims arising from total disability, death
claims as yet unreported, and possible claims under
cancelled policies on which a surrender value or reinstatement might be applied for.
$22,606,265.67 has been paid or allotted as profits
for the year to policy holders.
The special amount entered as a liability to provide for unforeseen contingencies has been maintained at $12,500,000.00.
After making all these deductions and allocations,
$5,868,899.96 has been added to the undivided surplus, bringing the total over liabilities, contingency
accounts and capital stock, to $60,307,762.44.
In accordance with our usual conservative practice
the securities owned by the Company have again
been valued at figures much below the market quotations current at the close of the year. This undervaluation represents an important element of
strength to the Company additional to the specific
provisions in the statements.
Your Directors are pleased to announce that the
high scale of profits at present allotted to participating policyholders will becontinued during the ensuing
year,while the Special Dividend on maturing policies,
introduced last year, has been extended to include
policies maturing after having been in force five
years or longer and the scale of benefit has been
The business of the Company has always been
conducted under the exacting provisions of the
Canadian Insurance law and the rigid supervision of the Insurance Department of the
Government of Canada. Ever since we entered the United States in 1895, the Company
has been under similar supervision there and
is now subject to the regulations of thirty-
eight States of the Union which require
periodical examination of the affairs of all
companies licensed in their territory. In the
discharge of their regular duties a committee
of twenty-two examiners, representing the
States of Michigan, Massachusetts, Minnesota,
Ohio, Tennessee, Washington, Virginia, West
Virginia, Florida and the District of Columbia
recently completed an exhaustive examination
into every department of the Company's
affairs. The report of this committee
makes gratifying reference to the liberal
treatment accorded to our policyholders, and
provides authoritative testimony to the Company's strength. Even adopting the low
valuations placed by us on our securities, the
committee still reported a surplus at th» close
of last year $1,333,921.71 in excess of the
figure claimed by the Company.
S. J. Jabour, Northern B. C. Representative
P. O. Box 1545, Prince Rupert, B. C. ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX  HERALD.   Saturday, April 5th, 1930
Development Work and Mill
For Tidewater Property
Continued from page 1
pending has been one reason why
development has not been pushed
faster on othpr Dalhousie properties.
The Tidewater is not necessarily a
better property than the Dalhousie
or the Home Guard, but it is higher
grade and much simpler in character
and better situated. It can be
developed and brought into production at probably one-fifth of the
cost, and in one-third of the time
that either of the other properties
could. Besides, I understand that
there is a good chance that both of
other properties may be taken over
by large operating cempanies within the year.
Dalhousie has always had Old
Country backing, and I understand
that ample capital is arranged to
bring this property into production.
I examined this a year ago, and
reported upon it very favourably to
my company. I may say that I am
not alone in my high opinion of this
property. An engineer of the Mines
Department at Ottawa has twice
examined this property, and in reply
to a request from Dalhousie Mining
Company, for information on it,
gave it a most excellent report, and
stated that it was one of the best
properties of its kind in Canada.
Moreover, the engineers of two
or three of the largest operating
companies in Canada have examined the property, and according to
information which 1 have obtained,
invariably reported favourably upon
it, but of course, the property has
not been available for development
until now.
William McFarlane, well known
prospector of Alice Arm, a part
owner of some of the claims included in the Tidewater property
expresses great satisfaction over
the development.
"I have always regarded the
Tidewater," said Mr. McFarlane,
"as the finest property I have ever
had anything to do with, but at
times I have despaired of ever seeing the various conflicting interests
got together, so that it might be
developed. I feel now that my ship
has come in, for, unless I am utterly
mistaken, the Tidewater will prove
to be a great mine, and it won't
take very long lo prove it either."
Aliens MoLeod arrived in town
on Wednesday.
Constable W. Smith arrived in
town on Wednesday from a visit
Dave Scott was an arrival on
Wednesday's boat.
Mrs. Richard C. Gregg arrived
from the south on Wednesday.
Rev. Father Charteiz arrived
home on Wednesday from a visit
Miss Edith Lemon arrived from
Vancouver on Wednesday's boat.
F. Carter and W. II. Trotter
arrived on Wednesday from the
W. Simpson left for the south
on Wednesday.
Among the departures on Wed-
Continued on Column 3
Divishsion AND Use
TAKE NOTIOE that the Granby
Consolidated Mining, Smelting &
Power Oo. Ltd., whose address is
Anyox, B. 0. will apply for a licence
to take and use 100 e. f. s. of water out
of Anyox Creek, also known as Kails
Creek, which flows South-Easterly
and drains into ttranby Hay, about
Lot 808 Cassiar.
The water will be diverted from the
stream at a point about one and a
quarter miles irom mouth and will be
used for power purpose upon the land
described as Lots 308, -171). and 808,
Group 1. Cassiar District. This notice
was posted on the ground on the 27th.
clay of March, 1030. A copv of this
notice and au application pursuant
thereto and to the "Water Act" will
be filed in the office of the Water Recorder at Prince Rupert.
Objections to the application may
be filed with the said Water Recorder
or with the Comptroller of Water
Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B, O.i within thirty days after the
first appearance of this notice in a
local newspaper.
Co., Ltd.   Applicant.
By W. R. Lindsay, Agent.
The date of the first, publication of
this notice is April 5th. 1930.
Use and Storage
TA KR NOTICE that the Britannia
.Mining it Smelting Company Ltd..
whose address is Alice Ann, B. C. will
apply for a licence to take and use
fifty cubic feet per second and to store
200 Acre Feet of water out of Trout
Creek, which flows South-West and
drains into the Kitsault River, about
three miles north of the Toric Mine.
The storage dam will be located at
one half mile from Kitsault River.
The capacity of the reservoir to be
created is about 200 Acre Feet, and
will flood about eight acres of land.
The water will be diverted from tbe
stream at a point about half mile
North Fast from junction of the Kitsault Biver, and will be used for
Power purposes unon the Toric Mine,
described asTorie Lot 935, Cassiar District.
This notice was posted on the
ground on the 24th. day of March,
1930. A copy of this notice and an
application pursuant thereto and to
the "Water Act" will be filed in the
office of the Water Recorder at Prince
Bupert, B. 0.
Objections to the application may
be filed with the said Water Recorder,
or with the Comptroller of Water
Rights, Parliament Buildings. Victoria, B. O. within thirty days after the
first, appearance of this notice in a
local newspaper.
By John Sleeman, Agent.
The date of the first publication of
this notice is April 5th. 1930.
nesday, were: W. O- Nichols, S,
E. Ray mer, L. J. Vogel, A. L.
Connington, P. Pederson.
R. Strand was a passenger to
Prince Rupert on Wednesday.
The first annual closing exercises of the Anyox Night Schools
were held on Wednesday evening
in the gymnasium. A programme
of entertainment was furnished for
the students and their friends.
During the week a telegram
from Vancouver conveyed the
news of the arrival of a son to Mr.
and Mrs. F. Larson.
Through the action of the P. T.
A. Anyox school children attended
a special showing of the film, "The
Story of Steel," on Wednesday.
This picture, which was obtained
by the Granby Co., played to capacity houses three times during
the recent lay-off.
C. P.   Ashmore, stores superintendent, arrived home on Monday
• il'rom a business trip to Vancouver.
W. Harper, J. Hine and W.
Symigon arrived on Monday from
Dr. and Mrs. D. R. Learoyd arrived on Monday from a vacation
spent in the south.
Mrs. M. Brian arrived on Monday from Prince Rupert.
In the matter of the Administration
Act: and
In tbe Matter of the Estate of Henry
George Eade—Deceased   Intestate.
TAKE NOTIOE that by order of
His Honor F. McB. Young, the 14th.
day  of  March,   A. D.   1930,   I    was
appointed Administrator of the estate
of Henry George Eade, deceased, and
all parties having claims against the
said estate  are required  to furnish
same, properly verified, to me on or
before the 24th. day of April, A. D.
1930, and all parties indebted to the
estate are required to pay the amount
of their indebtedness toineforthwith.l
Official Administrator,
Prince Rupert, B. 0.
Dated the 24th. day of March, A.D
In the Matter of the Administration
Act: and
In the Matter of the Estate of Anton
Pavletich,—Deceased Intestate.
TAKE NOTIOE that by order of
His Honor, F. McB. Young, the Hth.
day of Maroh, A. D. 1930, I was
appointed Administrator ofthe estate
of Anton Pavletich, deceased, and
all parties having claims against
the said estate are hereby required to
furnish same, properly verified, to me
on or before the 24th. day of April,
A. D. 1930, and all parties indebted to
the estate are required to pay the
amount of their indebtedness to me
Official Administrator
Prince Rupert, B. C.
Dated the 24th. day of March, A.D.
H.   M.  SELFE
Office:    Opposite Liquor Store
H. Easson, W. Bagshaw, P.
Chinoski, E. E. Easson left, on
Monday for Prince Rupert.
B.  P. O. ELKS
Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
Meets every second and fourth Monday of
„      the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
Bread,  Cakes,  Pastry,
Pack Trains, Saddle Horses
and Heavy Teams
No Contract too Large or
too Small
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
By Day, Week or Month at
Reasonable Rates
N. Sutilovich        Prop.
Anyox Community
The Council of the League
meets on the Second and
Fourth Wednesday of each
month, in Recreation Hall,
at 7 p.m.
Alice Arm
Bread and Pastry Always for
Gus Anderson
What an outstanding range this spring has brought forth.   The Patterns and
Shades are most varied, giving a great assortment to suit all whims.
These Caps are a "Brill" manufacture, which stands for quality and style.
All Sizes and Prices, ranging from $2.00 up.
We can now offer the man a Work Boot with the new Gro-Cord Sole.   This
is a Heat Resisting Sole and one that will wear  well.    It should prove an
excellent shoe for any type of work, because it is not too heavy and yet heavy
enough.    Price $6.25.
Hardware Dept
Our Sporting Goods Section is offering a Large and Varied Range of
Tennis Racquets of the best makes,
prices from $3.00 to $24.00. The
Golfer can also find Clubs that will
appeal to him because we have every
style.   Let us show you the selection.
Dry Goods Dept
We have on display some Short Ends
of Cretonnes, suitable for Cushions
and Drapes. There is a good assortment of Colors, Quality and Lengths.
Prices range from 60c. to $3.00 per
end, in lengths from one yard to
five yards
Sarsaparilla Compound or Sulphur and Molasses.    Now is the
time to get Your Blood in Spring Shape


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