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A little paper
with all the
t news and a big
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
$2.50 a Year
Alice Arm and
Anyox. $2.75 to
all other points.
VOL. 9,   NO. 8
Alice Arm, B. G, Friday, August 23, 1929
5 cents each.
Kitsault-Eagle Company
Strikes Ore on Sunrise
The big development tunnel being
driven on the Sunrise Group, on
McGrath mountain by the
Kitsault-Eagle Silver Mines Ltd.
has reached the ore body, for which
it is being driven. The ore was
encountered on Tuesday. It had
been driven into a distance of three
feet when the Herald received the
news on Wednesday evening. The
ore is spectacular, carrying high
lead and silver values, in addition
to zinc. The zinc values are not
so predominant in the tunnel as on
the surface.
The ore body was encountered at
a distance of 1020 feet from the
portal of the tunnel and has a vertical depth of 500 feet. The width
of the ore on the surface is 30 feet
and it is expected, judging from
present indications that this width
will be maintained at depth, and
probably surpassed.
The tunnel is being pushed with
all possible speed, and further particulars will be published in our
next issue.
It was expected that the ore
would be encountered after driving
about 1000 feet. It is therefore no
great surprise to officials of the
company that the objective has
been reached. The last 100 feet
has been driven through a heavy
mineralized formation, which does
not show on the surface.
The driving of the tunnel, which
was a big undertaking, as it was
the first tunnel driven on the
property, was watched with great
interest by mining men. Its success
causes a great deal of satisfaction
locally, and will stimulate interest
in the McGrath mountain section of
the district.
This tunnel holds the record of
being the longest and has the
greatest vertical depth of any tunnel in the i\\iae Arm district.
Great oredit is due W. G. Mc
Morris, president of the Kitsault
Eagle Silver Mines Ltd., who in
spite of many obstacles, such as
poor transportation facilities, has
persevered and uninterruptedly
carried on.
The Kitsault Eagle Co. are also
developing the Le Roy which is
situated in the North-east fork
seotion. Three men are at present
engaged in driving open cuts on
the big ore showings. The Le Roy
was bonded three years ago by the
m company and since that time have
developed the property at different
Miss Lillian Dresser has been
elected to fill the position as ticket
Lseller at the show vacated by Miss
U Jean McDonald on August 30th
tMiss MoDonald is leaving for
Lthe south on August 30th.
Advertise in the Herald
J. A. Anderson, superintendent
of Public Works arrived back on
Saturday from a business trip to
the Atlin Country.
W. G.  McMorris, president of
the Kitsault Eagle Silver Mines
Ltd., left on Monday for Vancou
ver after making an examination
of the company's holdings here.
Misses Rosie and Teresa O'Neill
are spending holidays at Alice
Arm with tlieir sister, Mrs. Loftus.
The former will shortly leave for
Prince Rupert to resume her duties at the General Hospital.
Officials of the Utility Mines
No. 1 Ltd. paid a visit to the Tiger property during the week. W.
J. L. King, secretary of the company, arrived from Stewart on
Monday. C. O. Wiokenden, a director, and P. E. Peterson, consulting engineer arriving on Wednesday.
Angus McDonald and N. Fraser
of the Esperanza Mining Co. arrived
in town on Saturday. They were
aocompanied by W. H. Gallagher
and W. Govendich.
They left again on Tuesday for
Prince Rupert.
Neil Forbes and Wm. McFarlane
left on Monday for Taku, Yukon
Territory where they will prospect
for the next few months.
Mr. & Mrs. Roy McKinley left on
Tuesday for Vanconver.
A dance will be held at T. W.
Falconer's hall tomorrow evening.
A good time and the best of every
Rev. W. B. Jennings will hold
divine service at the AnglicanChurch
on Sunday at 7.30 p.m. Sunday
School at 11 a.m.
Mr. and Mrs. F. Dodsworth and
sons arrived home on Monday from
a vacatioii in Vancouver and Victoria.
An ElDoro cigar is the product
of the finest tobacco leaf and the
most expert workmanship. An
unbeatable combination.
R. Coleman arrived last week to
take up duties in the Grocery Department, Granby Stores.
Mr. J. Ecton left on Monday for
Mr. Wilmot and Mr. I. Basset
left on Monday for Stewart.
Miss Marjorie Cloke arrived
home on Sunday after spending a
week holidaying with Miss Alice
Kergin at Alice Arm.
Mr. and Mrs. Kent and family
are spending holidays at Alice
Robert Dresser is spending a vacation, the guest of Mrs, Kent.
Miss Havela was an arrival on
Monday's boat.
Anyox   Wins   Return
Tennis Tournament
The return tennis tournament
between Alice Arm and Anyox was
played on the Alice Arm court on
Sunday. Fortunately weather conditions were favorable and a very
pleasant day was spent by both
players and spectators.
The results were again very close.
Anyox won 9 sets and Alice Arm 8.
Anyox won 78 games and Alice
Arm 76.
The teams were; Anyox, Mrs.
W. F. Eve, Mrs. C. Cundill, Mrs.
C. O. Fricker, Miss Mildred Dresser
MissBlakey, Messrs. Ross Oatman,
O. G. Macintyre. V. S. McRae,
and Mr. Stephens.
Alice Arm: Mrs. H. F. Kergin,
Miss Alice Kergin, Miss Alice
Hogburg, T. W. Falconer, Lome
Falconer, Al. Falconer, Dr. Geo.
Refreshments were served on the
court during the afternoon.
Tiger Tunnel Driven By
The Utility Mines No. 1 Ltd. who
are developing the Tiger property
will extend the tunnel in the No. 3
level by contract work. The
distance to be driven is 120 feet
As before published, this tunnel
will tap the main ore body, which
has been developed in No. one and
two tunnels a depth of 415 feet from
the surface.
J. T. Mandy, resident mining engineer, in his report this year in
Bulletin No. 1 recently published by
the Minister of Mines, after giving
details on development work, says:
"The property is a very promising prospect. Commendable work
is being done in mapping out and
correlating the somewhat complicated fault conditions that affect
the vein. A crew of seven men is
employed, with Ed. Pickett in
Road  to  Toric   Mine   Is
The road from the upper Kitsault
River suspension bridge to the
Toric mine has been completed by
the Department of Public Works.
The road is 10 feet wide and has a
much better grade than the old
one. A bridge was also built in
order to eliminate a snow slide
coming down a gulch that had to
be traversed.
The brush overhanging the
Dolly Varden railway is now being
trimmed. During this summer it
has proved a great inconvenience
to those using  gasoline  speeders.
Development of The Red
Bluff Commenced
Preliminary development work on
the Red Bluff property, consisting
of trail building and the construction
of a camp has been completed. The
new trail built is \]/2 miles long, and
branches from the government trail
traversing the North-east fork valley. It is now possible to take
horses from Alice Arm through to
the property, on an easy grade.
The elevation of the camp is 1600
feet, and the distance from Alice
Arm is only about six miles.
A small crew of men is now doing
development work. It has been
decided to confine present develop
ment to the surface. More extensive development of the property
will be undertaken at a later date.
The property is being developed
by the Red Bluff Mining Syndicate,
with J, N. McPhee in charge of
Geo. Fowler returned on Friday
from a trip to southern cities.
F. F. Brown left on Friday
for Vancouver. After spending
holidays there he will return with
Mrs. Brown and sou.
J. Tierney was a southbound pas
senger on Friday.
Mr. and Mrs, J. Jeffrey arrived
home on Friday from a short visit
to Prince Rupert. V
Mr. and Mrs. J. Munro and family left on Saturday for Alice Arm
where they will spend a vacation.
Among the arrivals on Friday
were: A. D. Parnell, R. P. Wilmot,
Mr. Williams, Mr. Stanley, J. Bennett, I. Dragantz,   G. McKenzie.
Mr. and Mrs. K. McDonald returned on Friday from a .Jay
at Terrace.
Mr. A. Comadina and daughter
were arrivals   on'  Friday's  boat.
Among the departures on Friday
were: A. C. McMillan, W. Ring,
Mr. Gus Graf, I. Morris, S. Bru-
Mrs. D. M. Campbell and daughters left on Friday for a short holiday in Vancouver.
Mrs. D. McKenzie and children
returned home last week from
trip to Premier.
Mrs. Pamplin left last week for
Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Skinner arrived to spend a few days with
Mrs. Skinner's sister, Mrs. R. N.
Mrs. Kornihenco arrived on the
Catala on Monday.
Among the arrivals on Monday
were: D. Evans, M. Trehub, K
Kalahan, C. Olson, O. Smith,
F. S. Green, J. Steine, I. Robin-
son, F. Higgenbottom, D. MoKay.
M. Morrison, P. E. Peterson, W,
J. L. King, Mr. Wiokenden, A. C,
Mrs. C. Kallsteab aud daughter
arrived home on Monday from
Prince Rupert.
Continued on Column 2
Esperanza   Co. Takes
Over 16 Additional
It is expected that within the
next few days an important announcement in regard to an expansion of operations at the Esper-
inza mine will be made public.
Some time ago an option was
taken on 16 mining claims adjoining
the Esperanza. At a special meeting of the directors held in Prince
Rupert last week it was was decided
to take up the option on these
A further meeting of the directors
will be held today at Prince Rupert.
It will then be decided as to what
course will be taken in regard to
future operations.
Norman Fraser, manager at the
mine returned on Saturday from
Prince Rupert, accompanying him
were Angus McDonald, W. Govendich and W. H. Gallagher. The
two latter are Vancouver capitalists,
who came north to make an examination of the mine. They were
well pleased with the possibilities at
the mine, and will attend the meeting being held today.
It isunderstood that the Esperanza Co. have been approached
recently by several prominent mining men with a view to acquiring
Anyox Scouts Enjoying
Camp Life
In spite of the juicy condition of
the weather that has prevailed
since the Anyox Scouts left for
summer camp all are having an
enjoyable time, during the short
periods between rainstorms. No
time is lost by the scouts in spreading through the woods or angling
for the succulent trout in the many
streams when the hose pip6 is out
of commission.
They have on several occasions
replenished the larder with fish.
To date, Second Laurence Kirby
holds the fishing record, having
caught enough to furnish a meal
for all hands.
During the earlier part, the
scouts were under canvas, but continued rains forced them to
abandon their tents. They are
now located in a commodious cabin
and all are comfortable.
It is hoped that before camp
breaks, better weather will prevail
so that many pleasant hikes can be
indulged in.
Anyox Students Must Go To
Prince Rupert
Arrangements for High School
examinations to be written in
Anyox could not be made, so anyone wishing to write supplemental must go to Prince Rupert.
Mrs. Draca was an arrival on
Friday. ALICE  ARM  AND  ANYOX   HERALD.   Friday.    August 23,    1929
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 Bates on Application.
E. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
Mineral Production To
Exceed $70,000,000
This Year
Bulletin Issued by Government Covers 1st. 6 Months
VICTORIA.—In issuing a bulletin summarising mining activities
in the province for the first half of
1929, Hon. W. A. McKenzie, minister of mines, expressed his satisfaction at the thoroughly sound and
steadily expanding state of the mining industry of British Columbia.
In accord with his policy of giving
all available information on mining
to those interested, this bulletin
was prepared at the minister's
instructions to briefly review
the important features of mining in
the half-year period. It was compiled by John D. Galloway, provin-
dial mineralogist, and contains a
summary by that official, brief reports on their respective districts
by the resident engineers, and summary of coal production figures by
the chief inspector of mines.
The report of J. T. Mandy, resident engineer for No. 1 northwest
em district, shows that mining in
this district is extremely active. In
his report on the Naas River division, which includes Anyox and
Alioe Arm, he says:
"The Naas River Mining Division
promises in the near future to
strengthen its position as the most
important producing Division of the
district. Exploratory work by the
Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting and Power Company at Anyox
and in neighboring areas is promising of extended operations by this
company. Healthy development is
under way in the Alice Arm section.
Renewed interest is being taken in
the promising prospects of the area
by examining engineers representing
strong operating companies. These
activities have greatly stimulated
the work of prospectors and claim-
owners. The future of the Alice
Arm district is brighter than it has
been for the last ten years."
Individual reports on several
mining properties in the Alice Arm
district is also given, and which,
on the whole, are very encouraging.
Reports of every resident mining engineer in the province is also
contained in the Bulletin, and they
show that mining is active through
out British Columbia.
Returns for the first six months
of the year indicate a new high re>
cord will be established for the
mineral production of the province
in 1929. An output for the whole
year valued at somewhat over $70,
000,000 is indicated, With prospecting, development and construction of new mining plants
and equipment proceeding at a
greater pace than ever before, a
continually expanding production
record seems assured for some
years to come.
The value of the mineral output
Present  Demand   For
Copper Will Be
n a reference to the work of the
Copper and Brass Research Association, the Manager, Mr. W. A.
Willis, stated that from a recent
survey it might be assumed that
within ten years 8,5000 miles of
trackage will be electrified as compared with 3,600 miles at present.
The extension will require 125,000,
000 pounds of oopper in addition to
the 100,000,000 pounds already in
use. Railroads now use 850,000,
000 pounds of copper annually, and the survey indicates
that this will be increased to 1,000.
000,000 pounds by 1940. Survey^
now are being made of the amount
of copper used by navies and mer-
channt marine. The general outlook is that there will be a sharp
annual increase in the amount of
copper consumed duriug the next
decade. The figures given refer to
copper iu both pure and alloyed
for the half year is estimated at
$35,256,063. This production rate
is expected to be easily maintained
or increased in the second half of
the year which will result in a mineral production of $70,000,000 'or
more for 1929, exceeding the previous reeord of $67,188,842 established in 1926.
The output in 1928 was valued at
$65,372,583, or at the rate of $32,-
686,291 for six months. The production for the first six months of
1929 shows, therefore, an increase
of 7.8 per cent. The tonnage of
ore treated was approximately 3,-
300,000 tons, showing an increased
rate as compared with 1928, the
previous record year. The speeding
up of output at the Britannia and
Hidden Creek mines mainly accounts
for this increase. Tbe average
gross value of the ore treated was
about $8.15 a ton.
The estimated silver output of
5,250,000 ounces is practically one-
half of the 1928 production and it is
expected that due to increased mining and milling of silver-lead-zinc
ores, the second half of the year will
show a higher figure.
The estimate of copper production of 51,000,000 pounds shows a
slightly higher rate of production
than during 1928. The increased
output was made by the Hidden
Creek and Copper mountain mines
of the Granby company, as the
Britannia rate of production was
practically the same as during 1928
Larger tonnages were treated by
these three mines but it is apparent
that slightly lower grade ore is
being treated; this policy can
be practised owing to the prevailing
18-cent copper market.
The outstanding feature of metal
prices in the first half of 1929 was
the rise in the price of copper to 24
cents a pound. This, however, was
largely a nominal quotation and it
is doubtful if much copper was sold
at this price. The average price of
June 30 was 18.439 cents a pound,
which shows an increase of 25.8 per
cent over the average of 14.649
cents for 1928.
Lead and zinc prices rose during
the early part of the year and then
declined slightly with the averages
showing somewhat higher than for
Mining Active In Yukon
Many persons are inclined to
think that the Yukon is a more or
is dead issue, from a mineral
standpoint. As a matter of fact)
more minerals were shipped out of
the Yukon in 1928 than ever before.
Values were as follows: Silver and
lead, $2,000,000; gold, $750,000.
Acadia Fire Insurance Co.
Globe Indemnity Co. of Canada.
Ontario Equitable Life and Accident
Insurance Co.
Mine   - Anyox, B. C.
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
M. M. STEPHENS & Co. Ltd.
The oldest Financial Office in Northern B. C
Pack Trains, Saddle Horses
and Heavy Teams
No Contract too Large or
too Small
Worthy of your Support
Anyox Community League
Reading Room and Library
A wide range of Newspapers,
Magazines and Periodicals on
file.   New books regularly
Join Up!
Make the League better
through your influence
Business Lots from $200 to
Residential Lots from $200
to $300
Robertson & Dumas
Agents for Alice Arm Mining
and Development Co.
Bread,  Cakes, Pastry,
Al. Falconer
Alice Arm
Baggage, Freighting, Pack
and Saddle Horses
Slab Wood Cut any Length
Every Order Given
Immediate Attention
We have a big selection of Men's Suits at very
attractive prices. Why pay more when we can
fill your wants?   Our suits range in price from
$10.00 to $25.00
Men's Dress Raincoats in the Latest Colors and
Patterns, from $16.00 to $28.00
LEW  LUN  &  Co.
General Merchants, Anyox West side of Smelter
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
We carry at all times a Full Line of First Class
Groceries;   also Heavy and  Shelf Hardware.
Clothes,   Boots,   Shoes  and   Kubbers   of   all
descriptions.   A large stock to choose from
Alice Arm
British Columbia
Department of Mines
British Columbia, the Mineral Province of
Western Canada, has produced up to the
end  of  1928,   $1,114,210,411  worth of
Mineral Products
Bulletin No. 1,1929, being a Summary of Mining
Operations for six months ended 30th. June,
1929, may be obtained, together with the Annual
Reports of the Minister of Mines and other publications dealing with the mineral areas and
mines, free of charge, on application to:
VICTORIA, B. C. ■■■■■■■■
ALICE  ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD.   Friday.    August 23,    1929
Consolidated Forging Ahead
Few mining companies have
made progress in the recent years
greater than that of Consolidated
Mining & Smelting Company.
Every month almost there is announcement of some enlargement of
its plant at Trail. In every section
of the province, its mining engineers
are examining properties. Its operations are extending to all parts of
Canada and into the United States.
None of this expansion is made
in an effort to have its plants exceed
in greatness those of any other
company. Its enlargements are
made to meet conditions developed.
Its pioneering and progress have
built communities and provided
wealth and comfort in what was a
wilderness less than half a century
ere an
Canada has one motor, vehicle for
every nine persons ot population.
A recent estimate places the aggregate number of motor vehicles in
the Dominion at 1,076,819. Only
three countries exceed Canada in
heavier density of motor cars,
namely, United States, with one for
every 5.11 persons; Hawaiian Islands 7.9 persons, and New Zealand
S.O persons.
The New England conscience got
busy recently in a small town in
Massachusetts when a resident
mailed back anonymously to the
maitre d'hotel of the Royal York,
Toronto, a package of spoons, serviettes and dining room "sundries"
borrowed Borne time previously.
The writer, in returning the articles
to Monsieur Maillard, the maitre,
said: "My conscience has been bothering me a great deal since and I
have been unable to keep them any
The Stoney Indians, Alberta,
cannot he said to be a "vanishing
race," for while the section of the
tribe living on the Nordegg reserve
was making a two-week trek to attend the annual Indian pow-wow at
Banff, four babies were born. Mothers and children are all healthy and
Last spring a man came into the
C. P. R. ticket office on Sparks
street, Ottawa, for a ticket to
Leonard where he had a job. He
was five cents shy on his fare, but
the railway gave him a ticket anyway. The other day a man in
overalls walked into the Sparks
street office and said: "I owe you
five cents on a ticket; here it is."
Hon. Chas. Stewart, Minister of
the Interior, who has been flying
over the Rocky Mountains recently,
announced at Banff that the buffalo herd there will be augmented
shortly by addition of animals specially selected from the herds at
Wainwright and Elk Island.
Canadians are the world's greatest butter eaters. A recent compilation made by the Canadian Government Bureau of Statistics shows
that the total consumption of butter
in the Dominion last year was
230,000,000 pounds or a per capita
consumption for the year of 29.31
pounds, an increase of nearly half
a pound per head of population
compared with 1927.
J. M. R. Fairbairn, chief engineer,
Canadian Pacific Railway, and Dr.
F. A Gaby, chief engineer, Ontario
Hydro-Electric Commission, have
been selected as Canadian delegates
to the Tokio sectional session of
the World'B Power Conference to
be held in Japan ln October. They
were nominated at a meeting of
Canada's executive conference committee.
The steady Increase ln the use of
electric power per capita ln Canada
is shown by a comparison of the
| figures for 1920 and 1927. During
this period  the amount of power
|, used per 100 of population Increased from 43 to 63 horse-power, or
the use of power per inhabitant
Increased over 46 per cent,
As an Indication of the increasing
, popularity of Nova Scotia as a tourist resort, the Lord Nelson Hotel,
I Halifax, on July IB set three rec-
; ords for meal service with 245 per-
I sons sitting down to breakfast, 252
for luncheon, and 270 for dinner
Pat Daly Operating Property
In The Interior
Pat Daly and associates have
taken a controlling interest in the
Babine Silver King group, which
property is held by a company in
which P. J. Higgins, A. T. Harrer,
A. F. Messner, of Smithers, and
others hold, controlling interest.
Mr. Daly has left on a trip to
For Results Advertise in the
It is estimated that there are 272
millionaires in Canada. According to The Vancouver Sun, there
are 80 in Vancouver, while Montreal claims 76.
There are more than 8,000 vessels—some of them sailing vessels
—on Canada's register of shipping.
The gross tonnage is estimated at
The valuation of Canada's 19
leading mines increased from $825,
000,000 in August, 1928, to $1,187,
725,206 in November of the same
Utility Mines No. 1 Limited have
taken over the Tiger and Climax Groups
in the Upper Kitsault Valley, and an
intensive program of development work
has been inaugurated.
For Full Information apply to ihe Fiscal Agents:
Utility Mining & Financing Co. Ltd.
830-831 Rogers Building, Vancouver, B. C.
Powder, Caps, Fuse, Steel and Tools.   Bain-test Clothing,
Stanfield's Underwear, Hand-made Boots.   A full line of
Quality'Groceries for Mining needs.
Alice Arm
Everybody decries the frequency of the
Forest Fire—even the people who cause
them. Too much time is spent in bewailing the effect, not enough in analysing the
was the cause of Eighty Per Cent, of our
Fire Losses last year.
Prevent Forest Fires
You Can Help!
Total production of Turner Valley wells in July was 91,840 barrels, as compared with 92,122 barrels iu June. Decline due to hot
weather, which renders full recovery almost impossible.
Public Auction at Alice Arm
Notice is hereby given that Town
Lots belonging to the Crown in the
sub-division of Lots 931, 1074, 1074-A
and 1079, Cassiar District at Kitsault
River, Alice Arm, B. C, will be offered
for sale by Public Auction at 10 a.m.
on Thursday the 5th. day of September, 1929.
The terms and conditions of sale
will be announced at the time of the
Auction and all persons claiming to
be the owners of improvements, who
do not become the purchasers of the
lots upon which the improvements
stand will be given sixty days from
the day of sale to remove or otherwise
dispose of same.
Further particulars may be obtained
from the Government Agent at Prince
Rupert or
Deputy Minister of Lands
Victoria, B. C,
July 30th., 1929.
Welcome Hotel
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
Tobacco & Soft Drinks Cigari, Cigarettei
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
Wright & Hinton
P.  O.  BOX  1604
Beach Recreation Hall:
Pictures:  Tuesdays,
Thursdays, and Saturdays
Mine Recreation Hall:
Pictures:   Wednesdays and
,    Fridays
Help the Organization
that Serves You
For Results Advertise
in The Herald
S. S. Prince George or Prince Rupert leaves
Anyox Fridays midnight for Prince Rupert and
Vancouver via Stewart. S. S. Prince Charles
leaves Tuesday 7.00 p.m for Prince Rupert, and
Vancouver via Massett Inlet Ports. S. S. Prince
John leaves Prince Rupert fortnightly for Vancouver, via South Queen Charlotte Island ports.
Trains leave Prince Rupert Daily except Sunday, 11.30 a.m., for
Jasper, Edmonton, Winnipeg, direct connections for all points
East and South.
For Atlantic Slennnhip Sailings or further information, apply to an; Canadian
National Agent, or to R. F. McNAUGHTON, District Passenger Agent
Prince Rupert, B. C.
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 312, Standard Bank Building, Vancouver
Alice Arm Representative:   A. McGuire
W. A. WILSON, Proprietor
Dealers in Fresh, Salt, and Smoked Meats,   ,
Fish, Poultry, Butter and Eggs
Equipped with  Modern  Cold Storage Plant
Granby Company May
Increase Dividend
The report for tho second quarter's earnings of Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting & Power
Company showed $2.09 earned per
share, compared with §2.09 a
share iu the first quarter before al
lowing for depreciation and Fed
eral taxes. This made earnings
for the first six months of 1929 of
$4.68 a share compared with $2.89
in the first six months of 1928.
These figures are exceedingly interesting, Bays Financial Counsel.
Granby is not listed on any
Canadian Exchange and does not
therefore get the Canadian attention that other leading Canadian
copper producers receive It produces, however, about the same
amount of copper (or a little more)
than Noranda, running around 5-
000,000 pounds per month. The
company operates mines at Hidden
Creek aud Copper Mountain, B, C.
Operations were carried on at a
loss in 1920 and in 1927 the operating deficit was approximately
$844,000, which was changed into
an actual surplus last year of approximately $776,000. Dividend
distributions since 1927 have been
paid out of capital, being made
from a special depreciation and depletion reserve set up in 1927 and
1928 to the amount of approximately $4,000,000. Since then payments have been made of $1,782.
000 and on July 1 shareholders
voted that this reserve for depletion and depreciation be increased
by the appropriation of further
funds from current assets.
Operating earnings of around
$10 a share are expected from
Granby thi.s year as compared with
$6.60 in 1928. The president stated in his half-yearly report that
unsold copper was being carried in
the company's inventory at 18j
cents per pound, although the cur
rent price of copper is between 17
cents and 18 cents a pound. If
copper stays around 18 cents a
pound, the dividend will likely be
increased to $2 a quarter or $8 a
year, compared with $7 last year.
This increase in dividend will
either take the form of a regular
distribution or by the payment of
$1.75 a share quarterly with an ex>
tra bonus of 25c. Granby's shares
analyze very attractively as an in
vestment for a reasonable hold.—
Financial News.
Send your films to Wrathalls
Photo Finishing, Prince Rupert,
for careful work and quick results.
Enlarging and Scenio Photography
Profits from the government liquor sales for the six months period
ending in Marnh are expeoted to
total two millon dollars, the largest profits so far on record.
"The next person to laugh in this
courtroom," said the judge,   "wi
be put out of the court."
Whereupon the prisoner in the
dock had hysterics.
Smith: "Are you getting a new
car this year?"
Jones: "Yes. That is, as soon as
I've paid for the one that I had be
fore the one I've got now.
"There must always be in every
department a ladder and a chute.
There must be the ladder of promotion and the chute of discharge.
Every worker who has made a
success of his job has a right to
climb higher; and every worker
who persists in making a mess of
his job has the penalty of being
dropped in the chute. Fair play
in a department means promotion
and elimination both. It is always
better to lean on the side of patience
and mercy, but there is a limit. In
the long run it is justice that breeds
loyalty. You must have the chute
as well as the ladder."—Herbert N.
Casson, in Forbes Magazine.
A golfer recently discovered an
ancient burying-ground on a golf
course. Some golfers of course dig
deeper than that.
H.   M.  SELFE
Office:    Opposite Liquor Store
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Printing: :
High class printing oi all
descriptions promptly and
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Pamphlets      Programmes
Posters   Letterheads
Envelopes   Billheads       j
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Alice Arm
The old guide knows that careless hunters cause
many forest fires resulting in the destruction of
excellent hunting grounds as well as valuable
timber. The geoefhunter is careful with fire in
the woods.
Issued by authority of
Honourable Charles Stetoart,
Minister of the Interior.
(Form F.)
Certificate of Improvements
"Moose No. 1," "Moose No. 2,"
"Moose No. 5," "Moose No. <i," and
"Bing Fraction," Mineral Claims,
situate in the Naas River Mining Division of the Cassiar District. Where
located: about 22 miles up the Kitsault River on the East side of river
and joins the "Silver Horde No, 2,"
Mineral Claim on the south.
TAKE NOTIOE, that I, Miles
Donald, Free Miner's Certificate No.
I1697-D, agent for John Strombeek,
Free Miner's Certificate No. 35818-D,
intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to tlie Mining Recorder
for a Certificate of Improvements, for
the purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant ot the above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under section 85, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 17th. day of July, A. D.
Advertise in The
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Candies, Stationery, Proprietary
Medicines, Toilet Articles, Etc.
W. M. CumiTlingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papers
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms far 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 7.30 p.m.
Alice Arm
Bread and Pastry Always for
Gus Anderson
Just arrived in time for school, Boys' Golf Hose, made from the best quality woollen
yarns, assuring long service, weighty and firmly woven, and are in shades of bracken,
clerical grey, fawn, heathers and mole, and the colored tops are in neat contrast.
Can be had in all sizes and the prices are at their usual good  value,  65c,  85c.   to
$1.00 per pair.
Each toll of the school bell means that the boys and girls  must be  fitted properly
with shoes if they are going to be comfortable in class.    Our school shoes are of
dependable quality and can compare in price with any others you may see.    Let us
fit them up now, before school opens.
Summer holidays are nearly over, and
school will occupy the thoughts and attention of the younger generation for another
term. As in the past, we wish to be prepared, if possible, for that time with an
adequate supply of text books and supplies.
Most of these, if not all, will be on hand by
next week from the various publishing
houses. What we lack will be procured on
shortest possible notice. Let us know your
wants. Then too, we carry a full line of
other school requisites,, school bags, exercise books, set squares, compasses, fountain
pens, blotters, notebooks, loose-leaf binders,
crayons, pencils and inks.
You need a Cinderella in your home.
Holidays over and the younger generation
back to school means more laundering.
The Cinderella is by far the most useful
and economical of automatic washers.
Electrically driven on the vacuum principle, sucks the dirt from the most delicate
fabrics without injuring its texture. Come
in and let us demonstrate it for you.
This is a real time and labor-saving device
complete for $52.50.
We have 14 only left on hand and are offering these at the big reduction of 25 percent.
Every piece is 3 l-2yards, with a nice variety
of materials to choose from.
Prices From $2.85 Up
In Crepe-de-Ohine and Wool, at this enormous reduction of 50 per cent.   While the
number is not large, the assortmentisgood.
Shop early, it will be worth your while.
Prices From $1.25 Up


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