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All the, Mining
News of the
B. C. Coast
The Herald Brings Results to Advertisers'
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$2.25 a ^ear
Alice Arni and
Anyox. $2.75 to
all other points.
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•VOL. 3,   NO. 24
Awe. Abm, B. 0., Saturday, December 8, 1923
5 cents eaoh.
Enjoyable Dance Held
at Alice Arm
One of the most liveliest dances
that the people of Alice Arm have
had the pleasure of attending was
held on Wednesday .veiling by the
Alice Arm Social League, at the
residenoeof Mr'.&Jars.O.Gray who
kindly allowed them the use of the
house during their absence.  .
Just the right number of people
were present to allow comfortable
dancing, the floor not being too
, crowded.   A lavge orchestra was
in attendance with a variety of
instruments   which were:   piano,
•svo guitars;; mandolin, aocordian,
. <l .met, clarinet.    The members of
| tne orchestra relieved each other at.
intarvais and by this arrangement
Saucing was oarried on continuously
iir:r. Geo. Bruggy acted as Master!
of Ceremonies in his usually efficient
maimer .
A dainty supper was supplied by
the ladies and the joyful throng
dispersed for home around the hour
of 2 p.m.
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We pass on 'to brother mortals
Ke^vibratioij of* ourrsouT
Aiid the knowing ones receive them
As they search from pole to pole."
The heavy fall of show last week
md came suddenly and for the time
ieing at any. rate, horses came into
.heir own again.
The Granby Store is, beginning
Jio assume a "Christmassey look"
■iecorations are being put up and
phristmas wares displayed.
The Concert on Thursday Nov'
!9th. given by the Mine Club at
he Mine Hall, was enjoyed by
i very body. The Anyox Brass
Sand under the baton of Bandmas-
er Varnes was in attendance, and
he best of the local talent avail-
itble were contributing to the pro-
jrauime. '
Mr. H. S. Munroe returned from
(■/ancouver on Monday last,
Distriot Deputy Supreme Dieta-
iar Wallstedt. arrived in Anyox on
;be Cardena on Monday. He is
saying an official visit to Anyox
Lodge, No. 1412 Loyal Order of
Moose, he was met by dictator J.
J}. Ellis and Vice-Dictator' L. J.
Vrisberg aocompanied by Prelate
r. Herdman.
Mr. A. Glen was a passenger on
Jbe Cardena bound for Victoria to
Jpend a Christmas vaoation.
iMr. T. Singleton left on Monday
vst for a vacation,, which will be
bent in Vancouver.
Mr. L. F. Champion, manager of
ie Granby Stoi"es, returned from
rinoe Rupert, on the Cardena, on
Capt. Chalk and   Lielit, Rivas
rrived  from  Prinoe Rupert   on
Mrs. R. Stewart and child re-
trned to Anyox on Thursday.
Mr, and Mrs. W. J. Cook were
Continued on page 4.
PRINCE RUPERT; the terminus of tbe Canadian National Railways
in Northern British Columbia, has come to the fore of recent years
in Northern British Columbia, has eome to the fore Of recent years
as one of tbe premier fish-producing areas of the Dominion of
Canada. Prince Rupert halibut is known all over the American continent, and the industry hast reached large proportions because of the
distribution service placed at the disposal of. the fishermen at that port
by the. Canadian National Railways.
The one essential in the fishing, industry it the speedy marketing
ofthe fish after they are caught. By means of a rapid express service
over the Canadian National, halibut and other fish from Prince Rupert
are laid down in Winnipeg. Montreal, Toronto and other Canadian and
America cities very quickly after they are landed from the fishing
boats in Prince Rupert harbor. .
Halibut fishery is the chief sea industry of Prince Rupert, and during 1922, 25,276,300 lbs. of halibut Were landed at that port. In addition, 83,225,300 lbs. of salmon, were caught and large quantities of
herring, cod, fiat fish and crabs. The cod land; herring fisheries, which
have scarcely been touched as yet, hold a gnat future. ,.
The photograph shows a few of the hundreds of boats engaged in
the halibut fisheries out of the port of Prinoe Rupert
Now Ready for Frost
The Alice Arm Skating Rink is
now all ready for operations, with
the exception of some ookj weather.
A number of enthusiasts were
busily engaged in putting the rink
into shape at the beginning of the
week. The surface which holds the
ice has been levelled off. New
wire guards has been placed on the
south end. for the protection of
spectators, and the big logs carrying the roof has been peeled from
all bark. The peeling of the logs
was undertaken by Mr. A. D. Hal-
let, who. willingly gave considerable time to this important work.
It was found when the bark was
removed that the logs were commencing to deoay, and it is hoped
that this deterioation has been
remedied. <<•   '
The local fans are anxiously
awaiting the advent of some real
oold weather, so that the rink can
put in operation. '
Alice Arm will operate a hookey
team during the winter and look
for several good games with Any
or any other town   who  may
looking for a good game of hookey.
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Alice Arm Children's Tree
Promises Great Success
The Children's Christmas; Tree*
and, entertainment promises this
yeap to surpass even the great
success of previous years. Tho
sohool ohildren under the management of Mr. C. Drennan, will sing
various songs. Several good turns
by adults will also be staged; __e
various committees in oharge are
working hard to give tbe. ohildren
real good time, and from all
appearances the Christmas Tree,
Entertainment will be the outstanding event of the holiday season.
Hand Laundry Work. Moderate
Prices—Miss B. Crawford,-.Alioe
See Al. Falconer for Wood or
Coal ■■■■■"■; ;
See Al. Falconer for Freight
and Pack Horses.
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Mr. Miles Donald left on Monday
on a visit to Vancouver.
Mr. Art Beaudin arrived, home
on Mondry from a yisit to Vancouver. ' \ '
Mrs. E. Thompson arrived home
on Monday from a visit to Prince
Mr. J. Anderson arrived home
on Monday from Prince Rupert
He accompanied Mrs. Anderson to
Prinoe Rupert last week,, where
she underwent an operation, and
her many friends will be pleased to
learn that she is progressing favorably.
Mr. and Mrs. J. 0. Trethewey
arrived On Monday from Vancouver. Mr. Trethewey is here in con**
neotion with Ijis logging interests.
Alex. Booner left on Thursday,
for Prinoe Rupert.
Mr. A. Davidson left on Monday,
on a visit to Vancouver.      ,
Mrs; G. Young and son Wilmur,
returned on Thursday from a visit
to Anyox.
' Mr. A. D. Yorke is engaged in
building an addition to hie residence, whioh is located on River
From all appearances, it looks as
though this might be the year of
the big Snow. -
Ladies Aid of Anglican
Church Hold Very Successful Bazaar
One of the most successful
Bazaars in the history of the; Christ
Church was recently held in tbe
[Elks Hall, under the auspices of the
Ladies Aid, Mrs/W. F. JEve,
assisted by a band of willing workers spared neither time nor effort to
break all previous records and make
;it the best ever. Valuable help
was given by the "Brother .Bills,"
who with their usual generosity
placed their commodious hall at the
disposal of the ladies, making it
possible for them to break away
from the usual cut and dried Sale
|_f Work. What one likes about
these ''BrotherBills"'is'-not only
what they do, but how they do it.
The Upper Hall was occupied by
the various stalls aud competitions
during the afternoon, and in 'the
eveuing a dance was held from 9
p.m. to 12.
The spaoious Dining Hall downstairs was turned into a tea room
and ice cream parlor; and was well
patronized during the afternoon
and evening.
Considerable interest was taken
in the competitions, especially the,
novel one of the butterflies and
trick drawing, sponsored by Mrs,
Hodson, the winners of which,were
Masters G. Johnson, and S. M.
MoLachlan* and Mrs. J. Macintyre. ■;
; The bean jar competition resulted in a tie between Miss C. Owens
and Messrs. C. Allan and Sherman.
The gentlemen most^ gallantlj
withdrawing in favor of Miss
Owens who secured the coveted
cushion. >
1 The winner of the dressed doll
was Mrs. L. H. Wenestrom.
To our way of thinking, Mr. E.
Simpson was, the most fortunate
man of the evening. He succeeded
in carrying off the artistically dee-
orated Christmas Cake, presented
by Mr. Clayton, It was one of
the prettiest cakes we have seen
for a long time arid acclaims Mr.
Clayton a past-master in the confectioners art.
The stalls and ladies in oharge
were as follows: Plain and fancy
work; Mrs.,G. A. Kribs, Mrs. T.
j. Wilson, Mrs. T. Wilkinso'u, and
Meaors. Ward and Owens.
Home Cooking:* Mrs. W. F.
Eve,,Mrs. Hart, and Mrs. Viricent.
Dolls: Mrs. H. Selfe and Mrs. W.
B. Henderson. * '
Candy: Mrs. F. M. Kelley and
Fish Pond and Lucky Spin:
Mrs. J. Foxley, Mrs. G. Booth and
Mrs, Hawke.
Butterflies and Drawing: .Mrs.
Hotson and Mrs. Crane.
Tea Room and Ioe Cream: Mrs.
A. Jenkinson, assisted by Messrs.
CaptChaik, Lieut. RenuS, Helen
Cook, Lucy Teabo. Olive Selfe, and
Vera Eve.
The officers and members of the
Ladies Aid, desire to express their
gratitude to all whoso kindly and
generously contributed to the suc-
Interesting Address on
Mooseheart, at Anyox
The Catholic Hall was1 well
filled on Monday last, in spite of
the severe weather conditions,
when D. D. S. D. Wallstedt paid
an official visit to Anyox Lodge
No. 1412, and its auxiliary, the
Ladies Chapter. No; 757. During
the address, which lasted nearly
two hours, Mr. Wallstedt outlined
the growth of the M008e Order and
described Mooseheart; in detail. It
was an address both interesting
and instructive, and the speaker
had a most attentive audience.
He complimented1 the Local Lodge
on its rapid growth, and its fine,
body pf officers.
Death at Anyox
At the General Hospital, on
Thursday, the death ooourrtd of
Mr. John Lee, la__of Maple Bay.
Deceased bad been suffering for
some time, and death was due to
heart disease.
The  burial   was  held  at
Anyox cemetery yesterday.
Servioe being conducted by
Rev. J. B. Gibson.
Bathing In the Bay
v    Becoming Popular
The cool waters of the Alice Arm
inlet, are certainly proving a
faoination for a number of people.
This week it was Mr, Alex Booner
who took/a high dive. Mr. Booner
recently arrived from PrinceRupert
to look over some mineral claims in
which he is interested, On Tuesday evening he was in a row boat
near the Dolly Varden wharf when
the boat capsized and much against
his will he took a plunge into the
icy water*   \
Alex says he went so deep that he
counted four mud sharks on the
bottom, who gave him the cold eye.
After what seemed to be several
years he came to the surface, succeeded, in righting his boat and
climbed iu.
All the charms of beautiful Venice
were available to the citizens of
Alice Arm for a few days during
this week when the extremely high
tides converted the town into a'
lake with buildings seemingly
floating on the Water. The highest
tides were on Thursday and Friday
but today is scheduled to be higher
and not a few of the citizens are
wondering whether their floors will
be washed with the Pacific Ocean.
The generol opinion among housewives seems to be that they would
prefer to do the washing themselves
when the time arrives for the necessary task.
cess of the bazaar, and especially
to the local lodge of the B. P. O.
Elks, for the use of the Hall, to
Mr. Clayton for the Christmas
cake, to Mr. Chas. Gray and Mr.
James Thompson, and to the
young ladies who helped with the
tea, candy and ice cream. ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Alice   Abm,   Saturday, December 8, 1923
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Arm and Anyox $2,25 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, $2.75
British Isles and United States, $8.00
Notices for Grown Grants - - $10.00
Land Notices - - - -.. $10.00
Coal Notices' I ". - - $8.00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch
Contract Rates on Application.
Mothers' Pension Act
Functioning Well
B. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
It's In The Air.
This weather is hard on chronic
grouches. Oh no, not the (act of
the snow, or slush. It's the time
of the year, you know—the short
days and the long nights. It's the
mysterious sly whispers, the conversations that stop so abruptly
when certain young persons
appear. It's the laughter we hear
now, more than ever, on the
streets, at work, arid at home,
It's the wistful ldok kids have, the
unsuccessful attempts they make to
read the countenance of their
parents. What scowling old
grump can escape it.? You may
have the rheumatism, the price of
copper may be low, logging camps
may close down, but somehow
about this time of the year you
cannot help being happy. The
entire Dominion becomes infected
with this curious seasonal malady.
And it is just as prevalent throughout the entire Christain world.
For a fellow to escape it, he
would have to go away up in the
mountains, dig his grave and then
lie in it. And then the chances
are someone would come along
and wish him the compliments of
the season. So it's no use, frown-
ers, cross-patches and mean folk.
You've just got to smile from now
until Christmas. It's, in the air.
Merry Christmas! Say it with
joy, Maybe a little of the gladness will stick to your soul tnrough
the year.
Victoria, December 3rd.—According to the report tabled in the
legislature by Hon. A. M. Manson,
Attorney-General, 785 mothers
and 19900 children were receiving
assistanbe under the "Mothers'
Pensions Act'- in September last,
The disbursement of $413,948.00
was made at an administration
oost of only 3.44 per cent.
The Workmen's Compensation
Board, which administers the t Aot,
has, been instrumental in obtaining
suitable part time employment for
some of the mothers aud positions
have been Recured for many of the
elder ohildren. The report shows
clearly that the attitude of the
Board is one of co-operation and not
Hospital Association Asks for
Increased Grant
Girls in Industrial School
Do Useful Work
Do your Christmas shopping
early. That last minute Christmas
Eve /rush is hard on your nerves,
and harder still on the nerves of
the storekeepers and clerks. Shop
early and shop in comfort.
The person who has regular
employment usually has no time to
get into mischief.
The alarm clock is a failure
unless it is backed up by considerable human resolutions.
Victoria, December 3rd.—The
interim report of the Girl's Iudnst"
rial School, tabled in the Legislature by Hon. A. M. Manson,
Attorney-General., shows that girls
who have had every opportunity to
go wrong and little encouragement
towards good citizenship may,
under sympathetic yet firm treatment, get away from their old
associations and become useful
members of their community.
The girls are trained in sewing
baking, fruit preserving, cooking
and general house work as well as
gardening, poultry raising and
dairying, During six months end^
ing September 30th. they put up
l.'tons of fruit; baked 3,597 loaves
of bread; washed and ironed 2.6000
pieces; made 562 articles of clothing
and repaired 3,936 articles.
Several girls are being given a
commercial training and one student of this class is alreadv occupying a position of trust. »
Victoria, December 3rd.—To a
-delegation from the B. C. Hospital
Association, asking for increased
grants to hospitals, Hon. J. D.
MaoLean, Provincial Secretary,
pointed out the other day that
British Columbia is more generous
in hospital administration than the
governments of the prairie provinces^1,
Dr. MoLean stated that .British
Columbia grants a total of eighty-
four cents per day per parent
towards hospital maintenance, as
compared with fifty cents by the
prairie provinces, and thirty and'
thirty-five cents granted by eastern
proviuoes, while British Columbia
is the only province aiding in the
emotion'of hospitals.
Meals Served at All Hours
GUS.   ANDERSON,   Proprietor
Victoria,—-Those that imagine
that British Columbia is going to
the dogs should take time to study
this province's income per annum
from all sources. According to an
estimate recently published by the
Dominion Bureau of statistics,
British Columbia's total income for
the year ending March 31, 1922
$229,138,933, or an average of $437
for every man, woman and child in
the province. From a further
study of statistics it will therefore
be gathered that British Columbia
ranks fifth in the list behind Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan and
Alberta, and ahead of, Manitoba,
Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and
Prince Edward Island.
Before finally Select"
ing your Christmas
Gift inspect our
large andwaried
Stock of Goods
LEW LUN & Co., General Merchants
West Side of Smelter
Anyox Community
••League ::
Council meets every Wednesday
Evening, at 7.30 p.m. Every
second Wednesday of month at
Mine Hall; every first, third and
fourth Wednesday at Recreation
If you can suggest anything to
better conditions, tell it to us at
the meetings.
For Rest, by Day, Week or Month.
Reasonable Rates.
Boot and Shoe
First Class Work
Highest Grade Material
C.H, WALKER Alice Arm
Opposite Royal Bank
Leaves Alice Arm for Anyox 9 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays
Returning Same Days at 3 p.m.
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Office: Next to Post Office       -        J. M. Morrison, Manager
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Great Bargains
Rubber Footwear and Overshoes
Stock must be cleared.      On display all next week
T. W. FALCONER *■»*.
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
Has produoed minerals valued as follows: Placer Gold, $76,542,203; Lode Gold, $109,647,661; Silver,
$59,814,266; Lead, $51,810,891; Copper, $170,723,242; Zinc, $24,625,853; /Coal and Coke, $238,289,565;
Building Stone, Brick, Cement, $36,605,942; Miscellaneous Minerals, $1,358,839; making its mineral
production to the end of 1922,show- ,       ,
An Aggregate Value of $769,418;462
The substantial, progress of the Mining Industry in 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; fot five years, 1896-1900, $57,607,967; for five years, 1901-1905, $96,507,968; forfiveyears, 1906.
1910, $125,534,474; for five years, 1911-1915, $142,072,603; forfive years; 1916-1920, $189,922,725; for the
year 1921, $28,066,641, and for the year 1922, $35,158,843.
Production During last ten years, $339,280,940
Lode-mining Has only been in progress for about 33 years, and not 20 per cent of the Province has been
even prospected; 300,000 square miles of unexplored mineral bearing land are open for prospecting,
The Mining Laws of this Province ate more liberal and the fees lower than those of any other Provinoe
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 suoh properties, seourity of which is guaranteed by,
Crown Grants;
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing
VICTORIA, British Columbia ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Aliub  Arm,   Saturday, December 8, 1923
B. P.O. Elks
Dominion of Canada
Meets Every Monday, 8 p.m.
M Elk's Hall
Loyal Order of
Anyox Lodge No. 1412
Meetings every Friday
at 8 p.m.
Ladies Chapter No. 757 Meet
Monday, Dec. 17th, 7.30 p.m.
Bluebird Cafe
Home-made Pastry & Cakes
Soda Fountain
Mrs.   M.   BRYDEN
Vacant, unreserved, (surveyed
>. rawn lands may be pre-empted by
iJrltlsh subjects over 18 years of age,
and by aliens on declaring Intention
to become British Bubjects, conditional upon residence, occupation,
imd Improvement tor agricultural
purposes. '
Full Information concerning regu-
atlons' Regarding pre-emption's Is
given In Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
which can; be obtained free of charge
by addressing, the Department pf
i^arids, Victoria,, B.<3„ or to any Gov-
< nment Agent.
Recordsf will be granted covering
only land suitable for' agricultural'
purposes, and which is ndt timber-
iand/i.e., carrying over 6,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Range. •'  "    .
Applications for pre-emptions are
j be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Division) in which the land applied tor
is situated, and are made on printed
forms, copies of which can be Ob^-
■alned from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years and improvements niade
to value of flO .per acre, Including
clearing and cultivating at least Ave
acres, before a Crown Grant can be
For more detailed information see
line Bulletin "How to Pre-empt
Applications are received for pur-
s chase of vacant and unreserved
.Crown lands, not being timberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
price of first-class (arable) land is $5
per acre, and second-class (grazing)
land $2.50 per acre. Further information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands Is given in Bulletin
No. 10, ^ Land Series, "Purchase and
Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or Industrial sites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be purchased dr. leased/ the conditions including payment ' of
< Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20
.acres, may be leased as homesites,
(Conditional upon, a dwelling being
.erected in the first year, title being
obtainable after residence and Improvement conditions are fulfilled
'and land has, been surveyed.
For grassing and  industrial
poses areas not exceeding 646 acres
may be leased by on* person or a
company.       '';."•:
Under the Grazing Act the Prov-
ilnce is divided into grazing districts
and the range administered under a
Grazing " • ■ Commissioner. Annual
graslng permits are Issued based on
numbers ranged, priority being given
to established owners. Stock-owners
[may form associations for range
management Free, or partially free,
bevmits are available for settlers,
campers and travellers, up. to ten
Smelting Conditions at
Anyox and Why a Concentrating Plant is
Continued from last week
Extracts from,a paper read by
Mr. L, R. Clapp, at the Trail
meeting of the Canadian Institute
of Mining & Metallurgy.
Large Ore Output
"Last year we treated 876,000 tons
or ore containing 34,500,000 pounds
of popper, and producing 29,280,000
pounds of blister."
Flue Dust Saved.
We produce about one hundred
tons a day of flue dust which we
oatbh in one of the ordinary old
fashioned rectangular flue chambers
with the usual hopper bottom's
and we. are sintering this on a
standard Dwight-Lloyd machine,
mixed with 10 to 15 per oent. of
granulated oonverter s}a'g, to act as*
a porous binder. We have a considerable loss'of flue-dust through
the stack, and have considered
various methods of recovering it.
The installation of a Cottrell is not
justified with our low grade material, and •until, we get into the smelt-,,
ing concentrates the- economics; of
the situation hold us to our present
Smelting Difficulties
- "Anybx was originally opened on
the metallurgical hypothesis that
there1 wereV approximately equal
quantities of the heavy pyrite, aud
the greenstone, ore, bodies, and that
these were supplements of 'each
other„So thatwhen .mixed, with the
proper quantity of cqke anS a little
limestone, they would smelt ecoii-'
qmicalin the proportions in whioh
they were found. Unfortunately
this did uot prove to be the case in
the actual;practice,,; Much of the
.silica in botlrores was found to be
already combined with the alkalies,
the alkaline earths, and alumina
and was hot, available in the furnace for the purpose of slagging
the iron. v -Further' the unavoidable
inclusion of dyke material and the
gradual disappearance of the free
silica in the greenstone ore, as the
mine grew deeper, made matters
worse until it was \not possible to
get even a fajr pyritio effect, and it
became necessary to use considerable lime stone and coke aud even
barren,quartz.to keep the furnaces
in operation. This made smelting
operations expensive and it was
not until the proportion of the
greenstone orebodies was cut down
and replaced by some of the low
grade silicious envelope ofthe pyritio
orebodies, that any cheap copper
began to be made, This however
introduced the complication that
the heavy pyrite orebodies were
being used up very much faster
than the greenstone ore bodies, and
would soon be exhausted,* leaving
untreated several million tons of
greenstone ores whioh were by.
themselves economical unsmelt-
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Greenstone Ores will be Treated
in Concentrator
"Weafe howiereotingthe first
1,000 ton unit of our concentrating
mill,''aiid' it will be in "operation
soon after the first of the year: In
it we will treat our excess greenstone ore and certain portions of
the silicious material surrounding
our ore b6dies.   We will also try
out the preferential flotation of our
heavy sulphides with a view to
perhaps treating at least the fine
material which gives us considerable trouble in the blast furnaces,
As need arises the mill oapacity can
be increased to 2,000 or 3,000 tons."
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Methods Are Changing
"For nearly twenty-five years
the Granby Company has been
smelting its bwh'' Copper ores,- and
has had an honorable metallurgical
history. From the days of Phoenix
and Grand Fork*?, where it was' able
to make a profit on the direct
.smelting, of a 1 per pent, ore, to the
present Anyox where it is operating
the largest pyritio smelter in the
world, Granby has been in the
mining camp slang, a company of
gas-eaters. But times are changing;
flotation and. wet methods generally
are gradually orowdhig in on the
held of the dry metallurgy. We
have taken our first step in , that,
direction. We are becoming as it
were amphibious. ,, Who Pan tell
but that in ten years more we in'ay
change ourselves from gas-eaters to
web-foots and our totem from -the
salamander to the duck. That is
oh the knees of the gods."
We build our futures thought by
Qr good or bad and know it not—.
Yet so the Universe is wrought,
•,;.    :'   v •    'V "    ■     ! 1. i__   .
Wit without wisdom sooni  becomes
wearisome.  -    ...... :!'-,-•
Anyox Community
League   >
If you are in need of a mental
tonic, take advantage of - the
League Library. The digestion
of a good, book is often the
cause of a different Viewpoint
Anyox .
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for the Pictures..
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The: Welcome
Pool Room
Alice Arm
Tobscco and Soft Drinks
Pool Tsbles, Cigars, Cigarettes
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
Orders   Taken  for  all
Kinds of
Finished Building Material
S. DUMAS, Alice Arm
Barber Shops
Kitsault House
Rooms for Rent by Day,
Week or Month .'.'
All Kinds of Soft Drinks
F. J. BISHOP, Prop.
Rooming House
First Class Rooms to Rent by Day,
Week or Month
Soft Drinks, Cigars, Cigarettes aid Tobacco
Subscribe to The Herald
Producers of Copper, Coal, Coke, Benzol and
Ammonium Sulphate   .
Purchasers of Ores of Copper and Siliceous Ores
of Gold and Silver   .
We have just received a new shipment of Heavy Mackinaw
Shirts.   These Shirts are made of Army Wool, Seamless,
and made specially to our order
Extra Heavy Woollen Soqks I Why be Cold and Wet when
and Rubber Footwear     |   Bruggy can keep you warm
Alice Ann
Baggage, Heavy Freighting and Pack Horses
Wellington Lump Coal. Slab Wood
Cut any Length, $3.50 per Load
Dealer in Fresh, Salt and Smoked Meats,
Fish and Poultry
W.   A.   WILSON,   Proprietor ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HEBALD,   Alios  Arm,   Saturday, December 8, 1923
Certificate of Improvements
Silver Bell Fraction Mineral claim
situate in the Naas River Mining
Division of Cassiar District. Where
located: On Kitzault Biver adjoining
the Dolly Varden Group of Mineral
Take Notice that Lewis W- Patmore,
F. M. 0. No. 08813, as agent for William MacLean, F. M. (J. No. 474570;
Bobert F. McGinnis. F. M. 0. No.
474830; Alfred Wright, F. M. C. No.
66795; and Alfred E. Wright, Free Miner's Certificate No. 66703, intend 60
days from the date hereof, to apply to
the Mining Recorder for a Certificate
Of Improvements for the purpose of
obtaining a Crown Grant of the above
claim. And Further Take Notice that,
action under Section 85 must be
commenced before the issuance of such
Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 10th. day of August, A.
D. 1823.
Anyox Notes
Continued from page 1.
Anyox   bound passengers on the
Prince George, on Thursday.
Mrs. A. Wardropand child were
arrivals in Anyox, oh Thursday.
Among the passengers arriving
in Anyox on Thursday, were:
Messrs. C. W. Greenwell, W. J.
Henry, J. Anderson, W. B. Mao-
Certificate of Improvements
"Homestake," "Homestake No. 1,"
"Homestake No. 2." Homestake No.
3," Homestake Fraction," "Homestake
No. 1 Fraction,"and "Tip Top" mineral claims, situate in the Naas Biver
Mining Division of Oassiar District.
Where located: Kitsault River, Alice
Gerhardi, F. M. 0. No. 76927-0, acting
agent for Arne Davedson, F. M. 0.
No. 47461-0, Arthur F. Smith, F. M. C.
No.' 73743-Oi Gustaf Pearson, F. M. 0.
No. 72515-0, and Harry M. Mann, Free
Miner's Certificate No. 67886-C, intend
sixty days from the date hereof,' to
apply to the Mining Recorder for a
Certificate of Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining a Grown Grant
of tne above claims, ,
And further take notice that action,
under section 85 must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 6th, day of August, A. D.
Mine Cafe
Under New Management
This business has changed hands
and will be ran under new management on and after Dec. 1st.
Fresh Bread, Cakes and Pastry, Daily
Agent for all Steamship
Companies ■:
Write for Rates and Information—
B. F. MoNaughton.
District Passenger Agent,
Prince Bupert. B. 0,
Canadian National Railways
Candy,   Magazines,   Drugs,
Sundries and Stationery
W. M. ClimmingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papers
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
accept this
"Cascade" invites you to experience the
joy of drinking the finest beer brewed in
the west—to partake of the concentrated
nutriment of Canada's choicest barley
and hops, brewed to perfection—to get
that fine feeling that comes from drink*
ing real good beer.
Ineiet on "Catcade," and get the perfection of latiifaction. All Government
Liquor Storei eupply it.
This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor
Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.
Anyox Elks Hold
Church Parade
The Anyox Lodge No. 47, B. P.
0. Elks, held their annual Memorial Service in the Christ Church oh
Sunday evening last when there
was a strong parade of the members.
Mrs, S. M. Herrin rendered in
her own inimitable manner the
Solo "Nearer My God to Thee,"
whioh was very much appreciated.
A Sermon appropriate to the
oooasion, was delivered by the
Chaplain, The Rev. J. B. Gibson.
Startling Revelations at
Drug Enquiry
Vancouver, December 3rd.—Continued astounding revelations of the
complicity of Royal Canadian
Mounted police officers with underworld dope peddlers and addicts,
are ooming to light as the result of
the enquiry into the1 charges made
by Attorney-General Mansoil
Among the latest witnesses are
two young women who have been
rescued through the agency of Mrs,
James O'Brien ofthe An ti- Narcotic
Drug League. One of these testified
that she had, been induced to try
the drug habit and introduced to
Chinese drug peddlers by Con
stable "Doc" Smith when a girl of
fifteen. One Chinees peddler, Lee
Shon, who committed suicide
recently when arrested on a dope
charge, refused at first to sell drugs
to so young a girl,, she testified, so
the constable took her to the no-tor
ious J. J. Wing. The defence as.j
outlined by the cross examination
of J. B. Pattullo, EC. is that ithe
officer was using the girls for the
purpose of getting evidenceagainst
the Chinese.
How about those Christmas
presents you are going to send to
your friends by mail? Be sure to
mail them in good time, for when
the Post Office gets ohoked up with
mail the last few days before
Christmas, there just has to be
delay to some of the parcels, and
yours may be among the unlucky
ones. So we hope you will get
them into the mail as early as
" le. \ If you like, mark on the
Alice Arm
Double Rooms $1.50.    Single
Room $2.50.   Single Beds 50c.
Rates Made by the Week
Pool Tables, Cigars, Cigarettes,
Tobacco antf Soft Drinks
Mrs. E. M. McCOY faprietonss
outside "Don't open until Christmas." Even supposing your
friends do open .them too soon, you
know those first Christmas parcels
one receives have a special flavor,
particularly if one has to pass
over a "Don't open uiitil Christmas" warning in order to get into
Beach Cafe
Meals at All Hours
Kitsault Jewelry
Watches Repaired
A First Class Line of Jewelry
Always Carried in Stock
S. Wkkwire Manager
Having taken over the agency
ofthe Pioneer Laundry, Prince
Rupert, we earnestly solicit your
patronage. Suits cleaned and
pressed and all special Laundry
done at home.
Satisfaction Guaranteed
In the Matter of the MINEBAL
AOT and FORFEITURE of INTEREST of Co-Owners who have failed to
To W. J. VanHouten of Hollywood,
in the state of California, U. 8. A. and
W. G. H. Campbell of Port Haney, in
the Province of British Columbia.
WHERAS you the said W. J- VanHouten and W. G. H. Campbell are'
each a holder of an undivided one-
quarter interest in the "Big Strike"
Mineral Claim situated in the Portland
Canal District, Alice Arm, B. 0. located the 8th day of June 1919 and
recorded at Anyox, B.C. upon the 19th.
day of June 1919.
AND WHEREAS Douglas R. Shewan and Robert T. Colquhoun are each
a holder of an undivided one-quarter
interest in the said Mineral Claim.
NOW you the sojd W. J. VanHbuteri
andW. G. H. Campbell are hereby
given notice that the said Douglas R. i
Shewan and Robert T. Colquhoun
have made the whole expenditure upon
the said Mineral Claim for the year
ending the 19th day of June 1928 as
required by Sections 48 and 51 of the
Mineral Act,
AND that if you the said W. J. VanHouten and W. G. H. Campbell shall
fail or refuse to contribute your .proportion of the said expenditure required by the said Sections 48 and 51 of the
Mineral Aot together with all costs of
advertising on or before the tenth day
of December 1928 your respective
interests in the said Mineral Claim
shall become vested in your Co-owners
to wit; Douglas R. Shewan and
Robert T. Colquhoun (who^iave made
tbe required expenditure, pro rata) on
filing with the Mining Recorder of the
Division in which the said claim is
situated, this Notice in fulhuid on fulfilment of the requit-ements of Sections
28 of the Mineral Act: and do yon the
said W, J. VanHouten and W. G. H.
Campbell govern yourselves  accord-
mf RANK 0. SAUNDERS, Solicitor
for Douglas R. Shewan and
Robert T. Colquhoun, whose
address for service and place of
business is 402, Dominion Building, Vancouver, B. 0.
Gift Suggestions in Mens
Wear and jewelry
Many new arrivals in'this Department will help solve
the problems of the Christmas Shopper.   This new
stock comprises Silk, English Broadcloth and Jaeger
Wool Shirts, Broadcloth Pyjamas, Silk Scarves, Individually Boxed Ties, Collar Boxes, Soft Collar Cases,
Handkerchief Boxes, Fancy Hose in Silk,
,. ; and Silk and Wool, Handkerchiefs in
Silk, Linen and Fine Cambric,
Suspender and Garter
\ Sets, Belts,
■   'Etc.
Men's Wear Department
Coast Steamship Service
S.S. PRINCE GEORGE will sail from Anyox
every Thursday at 1.00 p.rii., for Prince
Rupert, Ocean Falls, Powell River, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle.
&S. PRINCE JOHN will sail from Prince Rupert, for Vancouver,
via Queen Charlotte Islands, November 8rd, 17th, December 1st.
15th, and 29th.
DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY, at 6.45 p.m., for Smithers, Prince
George, Edmonton and Winnipeg, making direct connections for
all points East and South.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings or further information, apply to any Canadian National Agent, or to R. F. McNAUGHTON, District Passenger Agent,
Prince Rupert, B, C.


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