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All the Mining
News pf the
B. G. Coast
The Herald Brings Results to Advertisers
\   $2.25 a Year
Alice Arm and
Anyox. $2.75 to
all other points.
VOL, 3,   NO. 23
Aliob A-tM, B. C, Satubdat, December 1, 1923
5 bents each.
Granby Co. Will
Log Their Limits
at Alice Arm
The Granby Consolidated Mining
Smelting and Power. Co. Ltd. have
deoided to commence logging operations on a number of their timber
limits in the vioinity of Alice Arm
and preliminary work has already
Mr. Huffner, assistant general
manager of the Granby Co. stated
to the Herald that the company
intends to commence logging operations on three of thoir limits as
early next spring as possible.
These three limits contain .40,000,-
1000 feet and lie on the north and
west of the laud now being logged
by the Abbotsford Logging Co.
The only work undertaken this
fall is the grading of one mile of
railway, and this,work was commenced on Thursday by Mr. Eric
Carlson who has secured a contract.
Mr. Haffner stated an early.start
will be made in the spring with the
building of camps, railways etc.
aud the assembling of equipment
so that as much logging as possible
can be done next year. He estimates-that from 100 to 120 men will
be employed throughout ^the^s.um-
cier, and that if operations were
successful, logging would be oarried
oi> in the Alice Arm distriot for a
good number of years.' No
arrangements had yet been made
for utilizing the DoHy Varden
Railway for the hauling of logs
from land on the west side of the
Kitsault River. ,
The company's sawmill at Larcum
Island, which was operated a few
years ago will be again put in commission and the logs will be sawn'
into squares for marketing. The
mill will be overhauled this winter.
The Granby Co. own considerable timber in this locality-, the
total being 55 sections, making 55
square miles, containing 450,000,-
000 feet of lumber.
■ Twenty-eight of these sections
I are in the Kitsault and Illiance
river districts, the balance being
located down the inlet, with the
exception of three sections in
Hastings Arm and three on Observatory Inlet, The timber limits of
the Grandy Co. extend about twelve
miles up the Kitsault river.
Final Payment Paid on
Lone Maid Property
The Anyox syndioate who two
years ago obtained a bond on the
Lone Maid (property made the final
payment last Saturday November
24th.1 to Mr. Geo. Chambers of the
Naas Harbor Cannery. The total
sum paid for the property was $7.-
000.00 and the syndioate is composed of seven men.
Since taking a bond on the property the Anyox syndicate have
done considerable development work
andihave proved t.faat good paying
ore>exists. In the last drift driven
five feet of ore was encountered
with a value of $52.00 per ton in
gold and silver,1 but owing to poor,
transportation facilities none of
this ore was shipped,
It is the intention of the company that now the final * payment
has been made, to again undertake
development work with a view of
blocking out sufficient ore for the
installation of an aerial tramway
for the shipping of ore.
Moose Charter
This Month
The Anyox Lodge of this Order
continues to expand. It can now
boast a membership of nearly two
hundred and fifty members, and
there is. every prospect of the
three hundred'mark being reached
before Deoember 25th, the date the
open oharter oloses.
The charter fee is now $10.00,
but will be, doubled after December
25th, \
The Distriot Deputy Supreme
Dictator is coming to Anyox from
Juneau, Alaska to pay an official
visit io this Lodge, whioh is now
so firmly established and has a
great future before it. The aims
and purposes of the Loyal Order of
Moose are to inspire lofty sentiments relative to humanity's
Esperanza Shipping.
Ore Getting Richer
The Esperanza mine is shipping
thirty tons of ore this week. ..„Trbe.,
staff at the mine'will be increased
in order to mine as quickly as possible the high grade native silver ore
now being encountered. This
vein of native silver tore is' now a
good six inches wide, with three
feet of good seoondary ore on the
hanging wall. Samples of this
high grade recently brought to
town proves that the verts, is
increasing in richness, some of the
samples containing more silver
than rock. In fact no suoh rioh ore
has been located in the camp since
the Dolly Varden ceased operations.
Dolly Varden Bonded
According to au article appearing in the Canadian Chemical and
Metallurgy Journal, of Toronto,
the Dolly Varden, and Wolf mining
properties, together with the railroad and wharf has been bonded
by New York capitalists, and that
according to> present, plans, work
on the properties will commence in
the spring. The bonding price
was not stated, nor the name of the
company taking the bond.
Cottonwood Lumber
From Alice Arm
Messrs. Miles Donald and A.
McPhail have taken out a quantity
of oottonwood logs, containing
about 15,000 feet of lumber for the
Granby Co. from their timber
limits a short distance up the Kitsault river. These logs will be
shipped south to ascertain if the
lumber is marketable. Should
suoh be the oase, the Granby Co.
will log off all the cotton wood on
the Kitsault flats when logging the
other timber. . The logs were
dumped into the river and floated
down to tidewater.
Mrs. A. Rowland son and child
returned*, on Thursday from' her
vacation, -   ,
Whilst at Mooseheart, David
Lloyd George and family became
members of the^Moose Order.
Mr. G. H. Jessop, late of the
Mine Cafe, left for Powell River on
Thursday. )
We hear that Jimmy Thompson
is building a rockery.
Mr. ,an& Mrs. Hedges arrived in
Anyox on Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Hague and family; left on Monday for Vancouver.
Mr. Jaok Sherman left on Monday, bound for California.
Buy your private Christmas
greeting cards from. Mr. Bert
Scott, i Every ; order promptly
filled at the Herald Office.
Mrs. Archie Morton was a homeward bound passenger oil Thursday
after spending a vacation in the
south.: -      ,
Congratulations to Mr. Frank
Stringham. His up-to-date hair-
dressing saloon is attracting a
large clientele. We-admire his
artistic taste in curtains,   , ,.
Mrs7 R. H. Manzer andi children
returned on-i Thursday last, after
an extended" vacation to Toronto.
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The Sale of Work and •Qftnoe
held last week under the auspices
ofthe Christ Church Ladies Auxiliary was a great. success, aud
attracted large crowds. '"•■' The
results must have been very, enr
couraging to the -ladies who
worked so hard to arrange this
The Cardena resumed, her usual
run this.'. week. The vessel has
been undergoing repairs to her
engine room.
The Union Churoh will soon be
a reality. Great progress has been
made during the past Week, and
every hope is entertained of its
being ready by the New Year.
The new government building is
a-distinct acquisition to Anyox,
and reflects great credit to the
contractors, Messrs. Greer, Beatty
and Douglas.
'Miss S. Brentzen arrived back in
Anyox on Monday, and will resume her duties at the General
Why does Allan MoDonald wear
suoh a satisfied look nowadays?
Tree felling has been the go all
around the flats. The view, from
tbe Mine road is a novel one, and
reminds one of the eastern, front*.
Mr. Sigurd Wallstedt,-Distriot
Deputy Supreme Dictator,,of the
Loyal Order of Moose, will be in
Anyox next! Monday, paying an
official visit to the local Lodge.
He will bring with him, two reels
of Mooseheart pictures, which will
be interesting to the community. 1
As will be seen from the advertisement appearing in this week's
issue, the Mine Cafe has changed
hands. Mr. Geo. Jessop is leaving
Anyox fdr Powell River to open a
general Store. The new proprietor,
Mr. J. Foxley, is well known to
Anyox residents, having been in
the servioe of the Grainby" Stores
for a number of years.
Anyox  Moose   Lodge
Entertain Ladies
On Wednesday last, the members of the Loyal Order of Moose,
No.. 1412 entertained their Ladies'
Chapter. The* first part of the
evening was devoted to a whist
drive, the prize winners being Mrs.
A, Cross and Mr. Simpson, and
the booby prize was secured by
Mr. M. Marshall. Then came refreshments under the supervision
of Mr. R. W. Clayton,' which
speaks for itself,
The inner wants having been
satisfied, the audience settled down
to a well varied programme.
There was a spirited selection by
the orohestra, consisting of Messrs.
Liddell, Varnes, Haesler, and
Stivenard. Mr. J. Webster aoted
as accompanist. Messrs; Hegarty
and Moran were in fine voice. Mr.
MoKirinbn and the bagpipes were
as popular as ever. Mr. J. Varnes
said "he did" so everybody believed
him and said' likewise. Jock
Tierney danced in splendid style.
Mr. Grimaldi acted as Chairman
•with great credit. The committee
consisting of Messrs/ Clayton,
Grimaldi, Harrington and Wilson,
arejo be congratulated.^ ,. ... ^
The officers of the Lodge were
in attendance, and everyone went
home thoroughly satisfied, -the
nature of one big jolly party.
The next function of the Order
will be a smoking concert, on December 7th. at 9 p.m. for members
and friends.
Interesting Debate Held
at Alice Arm
Alice Arm Man Flirts
with Davy Jones
Mr. .Gus Webber had a narrow
escape from a waterv grave on
Saturday last a few miles down
the inlet, Gus was delivering a
message onto the Awake. from a
row boat- when he took a high
dive into the icy water. A nasty
Wind was blowing and a strong
current was running and after
swimming for several minutes
makiug frantic efforts to reach the
Awake, Harry-Fowler the skipper
managed to hook him with a pipe-
pole, and the treacherous waters of
the inlet were oheated of another
. The second debate to be- held
this year under the auspices of the
Alice Arm Social League, was held
in the Anglican Church, on Tuesday
evening.. A large number of people
were present who had the pleasure
of listening to a very interesting
debate; .  -
The subject under discussion was:
"Resolved that hotels be permitted
to sell beer and light wines." Those
speaking in the affirmative were:
S. Dumas, A- D. York, F. Miller.
Negative: Al. Miller. J. M. Mor-
risou, C. P. Riel. President G.
Drennan presided in the chair.
The debate was opened by the
leader of the affirmative; Mr. S.
Dumas, who in a -forcible speech
stated that prohibition was based
upon a lie. The crime bill of the
United States was oyer $30,000,000
and that drinking beer in a public
bar was preferable to the present
system of drinking whisky in a
room,, among wild companions.
Mr. A. Miller leader of the negative, in a speech that made the
audience sit up and take notice,
maintained that, beer and wines in
hotels would convert them to
saloons strewn with, drunks, and
'the travelling public would be given
second consideration. The present
system also, means lower taxes.
Mr. A. D. Yorke, affirmative, in a
convincing manner, was certain
that the present system was doomed
unless there was a moral uplift aud
the only solution was the sale of
beer and light wines by hotels.
The non-.enforcero.eut of the present
law, is detrimental to the whole
Mr. J. M. Morrison, negative,
who was in a humorous vein, was of
the opinion that the present agitation for sale of liquor in hotels
was being done by the brewers.
The price would \ be higher than
urtdcr' the present system. The
old graft would be back, and the
return of the bar would provide a;
greater temptation to drink.
Mr. F. Miller, affirmative,
claimed that the people demanded
a change from the present system
and the Only solution was to revert
to the old days, when the bar was
in 'vogue. Before prohibition,
Continued on page 2.   t  ~
Homestake Will Work
Throughout the Winter
. ' The Homestake Mining Co. has
settled down- for the winter with a
crew of; four men. Mining will, be
carried on until next spring, when
a vigorous campaign of development work will be undertaken.
Births at Alice Arm
Born to Mr. and -Mrs. A. Mc
Giiire, at their residence, on Friday
November 16th, twins, both boys.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. Lulich,
on Tuesday, November 27tH, at
the Anyox Hospital, a daughter.
How the Anyox Ore is
In our last issue we printed a
portion of a paper read by Mr. L.'
R. Clapp, assistant general manager
of the Granby Company, at the
Trail meeting of the Canadian
Institute of Mining. This week
we are printing a portipn of the
second part of the paper read by
Mr. Clapp. ''■...
"Semi-pyritic smelting, such as
is conducted at Anyox, in contra-'
dictinction to standard reduction
smelting is strictly an oxidation
process. Chemically it is identical
with the operations in a converter .
when matte is blown up to blister;
although it is conducted in" a different vessel, and continuously, with
the duty of liquifying the charge
added to the usual one of oxidizing
and slagging the iron. If you
consider the heavy sulphide ore as
a cold, low grade, matte and the
remainder of the oharge as a siliceous flux for slagging the iron, with
the coke present only to drive off
Continued on page 3. ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   AilOB Abm*   Saturday, December 1,
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, $3.00
Notices for Crown Grants! - - $10.00
Land Notices- - - - $10.00
Coal Notices -..■•' - - $8.00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch.
Contract Bates on Application.
B. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
Why the Herald
Did'nt Arrive
A large number of our readers
have doubtless wondered why they
have not received the Herald for the
past few weeks, but the fact of the
matter is the paper has not been
published. The cause of the suspension of publication was due to
the fact that the major portion of
the staff was on the sick list. As
it was impossible to procure efficient
help, at the time we were reluctantly obliged to discontinue publi
cation, We are extremely sorry
to disappoint our readers, but it
was a matter over which we had
no control. With the commencement of publication this week, we
hope, however, to give you an
uninterrupted service for a lpng
Local News in Brief of the
Past Three Weeks
The announcement of the Granby
Co. that they intend to undertake
extensive logging operations at
Alice Arm next summer, is good
news for the people of the town,
and is the kind of news we delight
in publishing. The entry of the
Granby Co. in the local logging
field will help considerably towards
the prosperity of the town, and if
they decide to log all their timber
limits in this locality it will mean a
big payroll for a number of years.
The Granby Co. have always been
strictly a mining complany, but by
going into the logging business
they are entering a new field, and
we wish them the best of luck in
their new venture.
Victoria, November 27—"a good
provincial police force is particularly
needed at the present time", said
Hon. A. M. Manson, Attorney-
General, speaking to the Provincial
Police bill in the Legislature the
other day. "If we can establish a
force which is'loyal and has real
esprit de corps, we , will be relieved
of the necessity of employing special officers in order to secure
enforcements of the provisions of
the Liquor Act. We do not want
to use suoh officers and this bill is
an effort to work without them"
said Mr. Manson.
The Granby Co. will not operate
their Copper Mountain property
until the prioe of copper increases
and stabilizes,
The sum of $79.60 cents has been
oollected for the Alice Arm Children's Christmas Tree. Collecting
boxes were placed in the various
stores around town.
A successful card party was held
by the Alice Arm Social League
on November 13th., and great
credit is due to the ladies, who
were the organizers. '
Owing ' to the prevailing low
price of copper, the Granby Co,
were forced to make a out v of 50
cents per day to all their employees,
at Anydx.
As a result of the heavy rains, a
landslide occurred at Anyox on
November 6th. carrying away
abont fifty feet of the big water
pipe from the dam to the power
house. The plant was closed for
five days, until repairs were made.
The big rains occurring in the
early part of November, did considerable damage to the Dolly Varden
railway, washing out considerable
portions of the track, and damaging
several bridges. The town of
Alice' Arm was in no danger of
being flooded, the maiii body of
water keeping well to the east bank
of the river.
, i
The returned men of Anyox and
Alice Arm' celebrated Armistice
Day, on November 12th. in royal
fashion. The Anyox celebration
was heid in the __lks Dug-out, with
Dr. Learoyd as chairman. . The
Alice Arm boys gathered at Miss
B. Crawford's and Mr. C. V. Evitt
of Prince Rupert was the man in
the chair.
Hon. Willian Sloan, minister of
mines; speaking in the Legislature,
showed that during the past few
years fatalities in coal mines had
been reduced 42 per cent., and that
conditions had been materially
improved. During the present
session further amendments to the
Coal-mines Regulations Act will be
passed. .
A boy bought from a local dog^dealer
a spotted dog.
The next morning it was raining,
but he took the dog out into the woods
but the rain was too much for him. It
washed the spots off, so he trotted
the dog back to the dealer.
"Look at this animal," he said. The
spots have all washed off." "Great
guns, boy he replied, there was an
umbrella went with that dog. Didn't
you get the umbrella?"
Ladies Silk Waists
All Colors and Latest Styles
Ladies Silk Skirts
All Colors
LEW LUN & Co., General Merchants
West Side of Smelter ANYOX, B. C.
Alice Arm Debate
Continued from page 1.
hotels were properly conduoted and
would be .again and a lot of the
present unlawfulness did not exist.
Mr, C. P, Riel, negative, stated
that the preseut system is excellent.
Everything is done legitimately at
the government stores, and the,
proper place to drink is at home.
The sale of beer and light wines at
hotels will be the stepping stone to
whisky by the rising generation.
Mr. S. Dumas in a 5-minute
rebuttal for the affirmatives, said
that the hotels are our homes when
travelling, and we should be
allowed to obtain a glass of beer
when necessary, instead of buying
two or three dollar's worth.
On a vote being taken, thr negatives were declared the winners by
the narrow margin of two votes.
Anyox Community
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 Rent, by Day, Week or Month.
Reasonable Rates.
1  |Ms_»*>--s_H»
Boot and Shoe
First Class Work
Highest Grade- Material
C. H. WALKER Alice Arm
Opposite Royal Bulk
Meals Served at All Hours
GUS.   ANDERSON,   Proprietor
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Leaves Alice Arm for, Anyox 9 a.m.
Tuesdays. Thursdays & Saturdays '
Returning Same Days at 3 p.m.
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Shot Guns & Shells
Everything for the Duck Hunting Season
Now that the dark evenings are here, you'll
need a Torchlight.   We carry a wide range
T. W. FALCONER akca™
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
HaB produced 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, $l,358i839; 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; for five years, 1896-1900, $57,607,967; forfiveyears, 1901-1905, $96,507,968; forfiveyears, 1906.
1910, $125,534,474; for five years, 1911-1915, $142,072,603; forfiveyears, 19164920, $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
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Lode-mining has only been in progress for about 33 years, and not 20 per cent of the Provinoe has been,
even prospected; 300,000 square miles of unexplored mineral bearing land are open for prospecting.
The Mining Laws of this Province are more liberal and the fees lower than those pf any other Province
in the Dominion, jot any Colony in the British Empire.
Mineral locations are granted to, discoverers for nominal fees. ,, .-'•,'' ■■•'.' ■
Absolute Titles are obtained by developing such properties, security of whioh is guaranteed by'
Crown Grants.
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing
VICTORIA, British Columbia #
ALlCB   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   ALIOE Abm,   Saturday; Deoember 1, 1923
B. P.O.Elks
■ Dominion of Canada
ArilVOX LODGE No. 47
Meets Every Monday, 8 p.m.
Elk's Hall
Loyal Order of
Anyox Lodge No. 1412
.   DECEMBER 26th.
Join Now! Over 200 Members Have Joined
Bluebird Cafe
Home-made PSsby & Cakes
Soda Fountain   * '
Mrs.  M.   BRYDEN
Smelting Conditions at
Anyox Smelter
Vacant, unreserved, surveyed
Crown lands may. be pre-empted by
British subjects over 18 years of age,
and. by aliens on declaring Intention
to become British subjects, conditional upon residence, occupation,
and Improvement for agricultural
Full,information, concerning regu-
atlons regarding pre-emptions 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 of
Lands, Victoria, B.C, or to any Government Agent.       '
Records will be granted covering
only land suitable for agricultural
purposes, and which Is not timber-
land, I.e., carrying over 5.000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet, per acre east of. that;
Applications for pre-emptions are
10 be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Division, in which the land applied for
is situated, and are made on printed
forms, copies of which can be obtained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five, years and improvements made
.to | value of. $10 per acre, including
clearing and cultivating at least five
acres, before a Crown Grant can be
received. \ '
For more detailed information see
' Ithe Bulletin "How to Pre-empt
!Land.",      ,
Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being tlmberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
price of first-class (arable) land Is $6
per acre, and second-class (grazing)
land $2.60 per acre. Further information regarding purchase or lease
ot Crown lands is given in Bulletin
No. 10, Land Series, "Purohase and
Lease of Crown Lands,"
Mill, factory, or industrial sites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be purchased or leased, the con-
. ditions  ' Including     payment     of
i Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres, may be leased as homesltes,
I .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.
j   ' '   LEA8E8
1 For gracing and Industrial purposes areas not exceeding 640 acres
I may be leased by one person or a
Under the Graslng Aot the Prov-
linoe is divided Into (rating district*
!and the range administered under a
(Graslng ■', Commissioner. Annual
grating permits are Issued baaed on
numbers ranged, priority being given
'to established owners. Stock-owners
'may form associations for range
management Free, 'or partially free,
permits are available for settlers,
campers aiid travellers, up to ten
Continued from page 1.
the moisture and kelp the furnace
oyer the rough places, you will have
a clear conception of the fundamentals of the process. The chief
governing factor is the blast and
that is used in amounts greatly in
excess of the requirements of
reduction smelting. At Anyox
between 26,000 and 32,000 cu. feet
of air per minute is pumped through
each furnace, or the equivalent of
215 ft free air'per minute per sq.
ft. of hearth, area. Other things
being equal, the speed of the furnace and the composition of the
slag are, directly dependent upon
the amount of air blown through.
The greater the air, the more
iron is oxided, the more slag is
formed the more heat is generated
and the higher grade is the matte.
This of course, has its limitations;
in the amount of air that can be
forced through the ore column
without excessive back pressure;
and in the height of the ore column
necessary to absorb the heat rising
from the zone of intense, reaotion
very little part in the generation
of the heat. The greater part of it
is distilled off in the upper part of
the ore column and burns only on
reaching the top and. coming in
contact with the outside air. Even
that which is carried down towards
the focus and combines there with
oxygen is immediately robbed, in
its ascent through the ore column,
by the inoandesoent coke.'
"Ideally, a oross-section of a
pyritio furnace in operation will
show a column of incandescent silica
fragrants > over which trickle
streams of molten sulphide exposed
to the scorifying action of the high
velocity blast, which, oxidizes the
iron ou the surface with the evolution of a considerable amount of
heat. This ferrous oxide immediately combines with the nearest
silica, with a further generation of
heat, forming slag which drips
down toward the hearth picking
up on its way more silica, or lime,
depending on the local temperature. The sulphide continues down
losing iron continuously, until it
drops through the slot in the
jaoket crusts above the tuyers and
into the bath below. Its copper
content will depend upon how much
air was blowing through the
channel down which it passed, and
the amount of clean quart- it
encountered on the way.
"The thermal balance of a pyritio
furnace, even under ideal conditions
will show only a small excess of
heat over the amount necessary to
drive off the contained mixture,
decompose the limestone and melt
the oharge, with the necessary
losses in radiation, jaoket water
and stack gases, 4 In commercial
operation, the introduction of any
unusual amount of dyke rock, or
other oombined silicates, or even
ati excessive amount of fines in the
ore, will completely upset the balance, aiid the furnace will freeze up.
While we have run a furnace for a
period of 30 days or more without
any coke whatever, the operation
is too delicate, and we normally add
from 4 per cent, to 6 per cent, of
coke as thermal insurance.
"Smelting at Anyox is a tonnage
proposition. Eaoh of the four furnaces under proper conditions will
put through about 800 tons of orig
inal ore eaoh 24 hours (a duty of
6.5 tons per sq.ft. of hearth area
per day), and matters of metallurgical refinement in the way of close
balance of charges to furnaoe, com
position of slag, etc., are unknown.
A furnace will make its own composition of slag, depending on blast
and temperature, irrespective , of
the furnaoeman's desires in the
matter. Any portion of the oharge
which it cannot utilize in its. own
self-chosen combination, will remain
behind in the furnaoe as a crust.
Whenever the furnaoe is temporarily out of metallurgical balance,
some crust is formed and as it is
not in the direot path of the descending sulphides, there is nothing
to flux it out, and it remains and
groWs, Eventually it will olose a
furnaoe down. It oan be fluxed
out by the addition of large
amounts of ooke and limestone, but
we find it cheaper to shut the furnace down, dig it out and start
over again. By long practice our
furnaoe crews have reached'; that
stage of perfection where they can
blow out a furhace, dig it, repair
jackets, reassemble and have a
charge in it again in 24 hours. A
furnace campaign lasts from 10 to
40 days, and no attempt is made to
prolong its life after the1 tonnage
begins to fall. Any furnace which
fails to make 600 tons of new ore
in 24 hours is, to use a furnaoeman's
Expression, given the hose; i. e.,
tapped out and the hose turned on
it to chill and crack up the crust
and facilitate digging."
Continued Next week    '
Anyox Community
League   *
If you are in need of a mental
tonic, take advantage of the
League Library. The digestion
of a good book it often.the
cause of a different viewpoint
League s^™~
Get the Habit ThreeMghts a
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o • •* ■»
Be Sure & Keep These Nights
for the Pictures
.   OO
The Welcome
Pool Room
Alice Arm
Lunch Counter in Connection
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.
First Out Rooms to Rent by Day,
' Week or Month
Soft Drinks, Cifus, Cigarettes and Tobacco
Subscribe to The Herald
Producers of Copper, Coal, Coke, Benzol and
Ammonium Sulphate j
Purchasers of Ores of Copper and Siliceous Ores
of Gold and Silver
Rainproof Clothes
For Men, including
Shirts and Overalls
Handmade Shoes for loggers, Miners, Prospectors
Baggage, Heavy Freighting and Pack Horses
Wellington Lump Coal, Slab Wood
Cut any Length, $3.50 per Load
Dealer in Fresh. Salt and Sinoked Meats,
Fish and Poultry
W.  A.   WILSON,   Proprietor ALICE   ARM   AND   ANtOX   HERALD,   Alios Arm,   Saturday, Deoember 1, 1923.
Ohbtificatb of Improvements
Silver Bell Fraction Mineral claim
situate in the Naas Biver Mining
Division of Cassiar District. Where
located: On Kitzault River adjoining
the Dolly Varden Group of Mineral
Claims. ,
Take Notice that Lewis W. Patmore,
F. M. 0. No. 66813, as agent for William MacLean, F. M. (J. No. 47*1570;
Robert F. McGinnis. F. M. C. No.
47483C* Alfred Wright, F. M. C. No.
8670.; and Alfred E. Wright, Free Miner's Certificate No. 68703, intend 60
days from the date hereof, to apply to
the Mining Becorder 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 86 must be
commenced before the issuance of such
Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 10th. day of August, A.
D. 1023. ;
Alice Arm Hotel Again Open
The doors of the Alice Arm
Hotel are again open to the public.
The interior of the building is
being thoroughly renovated, and
the opening of this famous hostelry
will be greatly appreciated by the
travelling publio and the people of
Alice Arm and Anyox.
(Form F.)        f
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 Cassiar District.
Where located: Kitsault Biver, Alice
TAKE NOTICE that I, A. C. H.
Gerhardi, F. M. O. No. 76027-C, acting
agent for Arne Davedson, F. M. O.
No.4746l-C, Arthur F. Smith, F. M. O.
No. 73743-C, Gustaf Pearson, F. M. C.
No. 72515-C, and Harry M. Mann, Free
Miner's Certificate No. 67889:0, intend
sixty days from the date hereof, to
apply to the Mining Reorder for a
Certificate of Improvements, for the
purpose of obtaining a Crown 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.
Beach Cafe
Meals at All Hours
Agent for all Steamship
Write for Rates ud Information—
B. F. MoNaughton.
.    District Passenger Agent,
Prince Bupert. B. C,
Canadian National Railways
Candy,   Magazines,   Drugs,
Sundries and Stationery
W. M. CummingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Paper*
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
Behind this
is th* reputation of the
largest, most hygienical-
Ijr scientific brewing institution in the West—a plant
that  guarantees always  tho
utmost in purity and the perfection of satisfaction in every
bottle.    Public   endorsement   of
Cascade is proved by ever increasing sales — now greater than all
others in British Columbia combined.
Get a supply of Cascade today
Sold at til Government Liquor Store.
This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor
Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.
Hand Laundry Work. Moderate
PrioetH-Mies B. Crawford,, Alice
Arm. j
Mrs. E. Thompson left on Thursday, on a visit to Prince Bupert.
Messrs. W. M. Meehon and F. D.
Bice, have spent the. week ia the
distriot surveying in connection
with the forthcoming logging
operations of the Granby Co.
See Al. Falconer (or Wood or
Mr. Harry Wilson has taken
over the agency of the Prince
Bupert Pioneer Laundry, and ■ is
also oonduoting a hand laundry.
Mr. S. Wickwire has moved his
watch and clook repairing business
being now located in comfortable
quarters adjoining the liquor store.
He has installed a nice line of
jewelry, watohes, eta
Mr. Sid Davis, the well known
Anyox photographer, who has
spent the past few weeks here for
the benefit of his health, has decided to remain here'permanently,
and will shortly open a studio.
Mrs. E. Vale aiid daughter
Clothilde LaFraner . arrived on
Monday, from Edmonton, on an
extended visit to her brothers,
Messrs. Geo. and Art. Beaudin.
Mrs. W. A. Wilson arrived on
Monday, from Vancouver, to join
Mr. Wilson and family.
See Al. Falconer for Freight
and Pack Horses,    i
While on police patrol duty at
Alice Arm last week, Constable
Dryden of Anyox met with rather
a painful accident. Returning
from the Look-up Station to town
on Friday evening he stepped into
a hole twisting his. ankle, and in
falling cut an artery on his left
wrist, also receiving* some bruises.
He is under the Doctor's care and
doing well. V
Don't Forget the Big
Smoker, on Friday,
December 7th, at
9 p.m.
™«-m_.ii_.i,a.,, — ,' |
Don't Ditch IT
If broken or out of order, enquire at
General Store, Anyox, for advice and
probable cost
Clocks, Watches,  Jewelry, Spectacles,
Field Glasses, Barometers, Fishing Rods,
Reels, Guns, Pipes', Pens,  Compasses,
Flashlights, Gramophones, Etc.
Price List of Repairs as adopted by the-
B. C. Jewellers Association.   See List.
In the Matter of the MINERAL
ACT and FORFEITURE of INTEREST of Co-Owners who have failed to
To W. J. VanHouten of Hollywood,
in the state of California, U. S. A. and
W. (J. H. Campbell of Port Haney, in
tbe 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 1010 and
recorded at Anyox, B.C. upon the 10th.
day of June 1010.
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 said W. J. VanHouten
andW. G. H. Campbell are hereby
given notice that the said Douglas R.
Shewan and Robert T, Colquhoun
have mode tbe whole expenditure upon
the said Mineral Claim, for tbe year
ending the 10th' day of June 1023 afe
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 o!*, refuse to contribute your proportion of the said expenditure required by the said Sections 48 and 51 ofthe
Mineral Act together With all costs of
advertising on or before the tenth day
of December 1028 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 have mode
tbe required expenditure, pro rata) on
filing with the Mining Recorder of the
Division in which the said claim is
situated, this Notice in full and on fulfilment of the requirements of Sections
28 of the Mineral Act: and do you the
said W. J. VanHouten and W. G. H.
Campbell govern yourselves   accord-
"_!_* r
for Douglas R. Shewan and
Robert T. Colquhoun, whose
address for service and place of
business is 402, Dominion Building, Vancouver; B. O.
Ha-finf taken over the agency
ofthe Pioneer Laundry, Prince
Rupert, we earneitljr solicit your
patronage. Suits cleaned and
pressed and all special Laundry
done at borne.
Satisfaction Guaranteed
Gift Suggestions in Men's
Wear and Jewelry
P3=3*^gCT8-_nt^n_____ssas'ss__-___i ■ iiilr.T'l'_5assa__-ssa_3-S-S8
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, Indiv-
id-ally Boxed TiWCollar 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,
Men's Wear Department
Mine Cafe
This business hat changed hands
and will be ran under new management on and after Dec. 1st.
Frail knwl, Cains ail Pastry, Dally
Coast Steamship Service
S.S. PRINCE GEORGE will sail from Anyox
every Thursday at 1.00 p.m., for Prince
Rupert, Ocean Falls, Powell River, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle.
S.S. PR|NCE JOHN will sail from Prince Rupert, for Vancouver,
via Queen Charlotte Islands, November 8rd, 17th, December 1st.
16th, and 29th.
DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY, at 6.46 p.m., for Smithers, Prince
George, Edmonton and Winnipeg, making direct connections for
all points East and South.
i  i
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings or farther information, apply to any Canadian National Agent, ortoR.   F.  McNAUGHTON, District  PasMnger  Agent,
Prince Rupert, B. C.            •   '     •
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