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A little paper
with all the
news and a big
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Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
|   S2.00 a Year
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Anyox. S2.25 to
all other points.
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VOL. 1.4,   NO. 28
Alice Arm. B. C. Saturday. January 19. 1935
5 cents each.
Trojans Defeat Elks In
Senior "A" Fixture
The Elks made a valiant attempt
to raise their position on the soore
board of the A League, when they
met the Trojans on Monday lasti
and raised tlieir supporters' hopes
in the last fifteen minutes of play.
They, however, found themselves
nine points behind when the final
whistle blew. A decided weakness
in the most important end of the
machine—the scoring end—was
frequently apparent.
Davis shone brightly throughout
the scrap. He played a brilliant
game and also made the highest
scijre for his side. Currie was also
atltop form and played untiringly,
Epry member of the team played
a sterling game. Close checking
* kipt down the scoring of the Tro-
jins, all of whom added a nice
uiota to the total. B. Gillies and
Pi Gordon were at top form,
fvhile Shields and MacDonald
blayed a cool  and masterly game,
The scores: Elks: Steele 4.
'Davis 11, Currie 7, Phillips 2,
Evans, Hamilton, Soott, Patrick.
Trojans: B. Gillies 12, J. Gillies 6.
F. Gordon 8, W. Shields 2, A.
MacDonald 4, H. Dresser 1.
j Foundry Hands Vandals
Bad Beating
Evidently lacking the condition
and necessary speed to keep up
with the fast stepping light weight
Foundry team, Vandals B received
a decisive trimming in their first
game of the second half of the B
League sohedule on Friday 11th.
Vandals started strongly, but the
Foundry lads showed a passing
and shooting ability that put them
18 points ahead at half-time. The
entire team was on its toes throughout the tussle, their sharpshooters,
Soott and Patrick being ever ready
for the frequent chances offered
them. Their ohecking was good,
Yelland at guard being outstanding
for his defensive work.
Vandals played excellently as
individuals but their usual combined play was lacking and this was
their undoing. It was a good -game
to watch and was well handled by
referee Gillies.
Vandals: White 12, Southey 1,
Whitaker2, Powell 3, Heinkey 5,
McDonald 1.
Foundry: Scott 15, Patrick 11,
Hamilton 1, Deeth 1, Parsons 6.
Yelland 2. Totals, Foundry 36,
Vandals B, 24.
Bobby Burns' Anniversary To
Be Celebrated
On January 25th. patriotic
Scotchmen all over the world, will
celebrate the birthday of the immortal Robert Bums, the national
bard of Scotland. Anyox will be
no exception,'as on that day, the
fourth annual Burns' Dinner and
Dance will be held in the Gymnasium. This event was first promoted in 1932 and has grown in
importance with each passing year.
Even the cloud which at present
hangs over this district, cannot
dampen the ardor with which this
historic event is oelebrated, and
there is every reason to believe that
the affair will be just as successful
a* those of former years.
Robert Burns was born on Jan-
nary 25th. 1759 and died on July
21st. 1796, in his 38tb. year.
J. E. Panter Will Be C.C.F.
Federal Candidate
W. J. Asselstine M.L.A.
Addresses Chamber
Of Mines
Scouts Hold An Enjoyable
Sleighing Party
Bob sleighs, single and double
sleighs, and improvised sleighs,
were brought into use on Friday
evening the 11th. when the Soouts
held a sleighing party at the Mine.
It was a merry time for all of them
and afterwards keen appetites were
looked after by Mrs, T. J. Kirkwood
who entertained the boys to supper
at her home,
J. E. Panter, Smithers railwayman, who was the defeated candi
date of the third party in Skeena
riding at the provincial election in
1933, received the nomination of
the Co-operative Commonwealth
Federation as its candidate for
Skeena in the forthcoming federal
election at the nominating convenj
tion h<e,ld,at Prince Rup^rf pn Friday
thel'lth. Mr.-Panter will oppose
Olof Hajisph,'- M. PVJ"' fetr'eady renominated as j Liberal (can^>.datei
and the,, Conservative, candidate;
should one be nominated.;. i
Mr. Panter, who had a strong
support fronvthe-outset, was made
the unanimous i eliokei-i'of the convention. '.'" '''''' ' 1-1|«-
Seventeen delegates were present
at the convention, clubs and
branches unable to- send delegates
being represented, by proxyi
Over One Million Barrels 00
From Alberta .1934
Alberta oil production—192:
489,531 barrels; 1934, 1,150,01
barrels. The oil industry of AlbertM
needs no further commendation
than this comparison- between the
year i'928, the peak of the" nearly
forgo'tteirbiom and 1934, the beginning of a new era of prosperity.
A special meeting of the Alice
Arm branch of the B, C. Chamber
of Mines, was held on Monday
evening at the Club House. The
meeting was held in honor of Mr.
W. J. Asselstine, |,M. L. A. and a
large number of people were present. Owing to the sickness of the
President and Vice-President, the
chair was taken by E. Moss. The
secretary of the organization, A.
D. Yorke, aoted in his official
Following a few remarks by the
chairman, he called upon the guest
of the evening.  Mr. Asselstine, to|
address the meeting.
On rising, Mr. Asselstine stated
that he had not come prepared to
make a speech, but just to meet
everyone and discuss their problems with them. He would, however, enjoy making a few remarks
on general conditions, and would
later be pleased to answer any
questions in regard to local affairs
from those present. The speaker
stated that he advocated a strong
branch of the Chamber of Mines
at Alice Arm. In it, he said, you
have a representative body of the
people. Letters received from suoh
an organization carries far more
weight than from individuals
when presenting their problems at
Victoria. He urged everyone to
[support the local Chamber of
'Mines and advised publishing a
pamphlet with up-to-date mining
news of the distriot for distribution
among those interested in mining
development He hoped to be able
to obtain a'money grant for this
purpose if.it was decided to proceed
with it.
We have, said Mr. Asselstine, a
huge tract of unexplored mineral
land in Northern British Columbia
but we are not developing it. It is
a hard country to build roads and
trails in. He advocated that moreil
geological parties be placed in the
Hold and a general survey made of:
the whole north. When that was1
completed build roads and trails;
into the most promising sections
and develop them as is being done
in Northern Ontario, he said; He
also advocated employing some
means whereby the i best pf the
students of the mining classes in
theoities could be sent on pros-
■ ■ i
pecting trips..
Mr. Asselstine stated that $6,-
000.00 was,appropriated last summer for repair work on the Dolly
Varden Railway.   Work, however',
Alice Arm  Notes
Miss Lillian Mosr left Alice Ann
on Monday for Prince Rupert.
J. Lund arrived on Saturday
from Anyox and is visiting J. Fiva
who is on the sick list with a pro
tracted attack of rheumatism.
was stopped by the government
when it was found that the road
was owned by private interests.
He therefore investigated the whole
status of the railway and hoped to
be able to put through a bill in the
Legislature rescinding the charter,
and in this matter he does not
expect any difficulty will be encountered. When the road bceomes
the property of the government repair work will be commenced.
Following the speaker's remarks
the following questions were asked
"Why is the Minister of Mines
Report not published before the
mouth of June?" "Why mining
trails in the district were not
brushed out last year?"' Why Dr.
Hanson's geological report is not
yet published?" "Who stopped the
work on the Dolly Varden Railway
last fall?" The speaker's opinion on
the future price of silver.?" It.was
also brought to the notice of Mr.
Asselstine that the government
had threatened to take away the
homes of several prospectors in the
town, if they did not make payments due on land and pay taxes,
neither of which they were able to
do at present.
Mr. Asselstine's explanation of
the questions was appreciated. He
thanked his audience for bringing
them to his notice and assured
everyone that he would deal with
them when he arrived at Viotoria.
In conclusion the speaker said
that he was in favor of a trunk
road through the interior from
north to south, with branch roads
to coast points, and intended to
ask for . $6,000,000 to carry it
He emphasized the importance
of more geological surveys and
said that it is a disgrace that new
maps should be issued by the government showing vast spaces ofi
unexplored land in the north. He
assurred the audience that he
would do all in his power to further the interests of the Alice Arm
At the close of the meeting a
motion that a vote of thanks be
extended to Mr. Asselstine for
coming to Alice Arm to discuss
looal problems and for the information ho had tendered and his
willingness to answer all questions,
was unanimously adopted hy the
W. J. Asselstine Visits
W. J. Asselstine, M. L. A. arrived at Alice Arm ou Monday from
Premier and left again on Tuesday
for Anyox. From the latter town
he proceeded to Stewart and travelled on the same boat south to
Vancouver. From there he will
proceed to the Nelson distriot,
where he will examine mines operating small mills, including the
Ruth-Arlington. Mr. Asseistine
attended a meeting of the Alice
Arm branch of the Coamber of
Mines, during his visit and also
met many friends in Anyox. He
will arrive at Victoria a week or
more before the session of the Legislature commenceSi so that he oan
conduct all business pertaining to
his constituency, before the Cabinet Ministers become too busy.
Close Race In Both Billiard
On Wednesday last the standing
of the teams in the Senior Billiard
League was as follows:
Mine 12135
Mechanics 12051.
Elks  12010
Up to that date each team had
played 19 games apiece, and keen
interest is being taken in the varied fortunes of the contestants.
In the Junior tournament the
results are almost as close, with
the Mine team having a shade the
better . of the argument. The
scores are:
Mine  9309
Elks 9021
Mechanics 8581
Both tournaments are scheduled
to conclude on Maroh 4th.
Miss Janet Morley Married
At North Vancouver
A marriage that is of considerable interest to many Anyox people
took place at St. Agnes Anglican
Church, North Vanoouver, on
Deoember31st„ when Miss Jeanette
Morley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Dan Macintominey of Anyox was
united in marriage to Mr. Jaok
Wallis, formerly employed at the
Bonanza mine. Rev. Daniels
The bride, was a member of the
North Vanoouver Nursing Staff.
Two nurses from that institution
acted as bridesmaids, and Mr. W.
White supported the groom. The
young couple will make their home
at Bridge River.
Advertise in the Herald ALICE    ARM   AND ANYOX   HEKALD.  Saturday. January 19.  1H35
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Arm and Anyox $2.00 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, $2.25
British Isles and United States, $2.50
Notices for Crown Grants - - $10.00
I and Notices .... $10.00
Transient Advertising, 50c,  per inch
Contract Rates on Application.
10. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
Premier Bennett's Sudden
Change of Views
On every hand we hear that these
arc     changing     times. Great
changes have indeed taken place in
the world during the past ten years,
in government, economic and social
spheres. A great number of people
have also changed their opinions
without creating any special com
ment. But when our Premier, R
B. Bennett changes his opinion
from a reactionary viewpoint to a
decidedly socialistic one, then it
causes quite a furore from one end
of the Dominion to the other. A
lot of sarcastic remarks has been
made about Premier Bennett since
he commenced his famous radio
speeches, but Mr. Bennett, we sup^
pose, has as much right to change
his opinion as anyone else, especially if he can foresee that the tide
is too strong for him to withstand
and the leaky boat he is sitting in is
about to sink. Whether Premier
Bennett carries out his great reforms or not, he has undeniably lit
a fuse that will continue to burn,
for there is not a man in public life
in Canada today that is bold enough
to cut the fuse before its work is
completed. Mr. Bennett, is a brilliant lawyer and an astute statesman. He has set a mark for his
opponents to aim at, and he has
also placed the electors of Canada
in an uncomfortable position. If
the Conservative party, pledged to
enact the many reforms promised,
is not elected to oflice, then the
political leaders of all parties will
interpret it that the people of Canada do not wish anv reforms, but
are satisfied with conditions as they
are, unless [of course the Liberal
party spike as many reform planks
in their platform as the Conserva
tives have done. Then it will be a
choice of whom can be best trusted
to carrv them out.
Wm. J. Asselstine Is
Working For District
W. J. Asselstine, M. L. A. made
it plain in his Alice Arm speech at
the Chamber of Mines meeting this
week that he intends to fulfill his
election promises in regard to
working for the interests of this
district whenever it was possible
and necessary. Through the efforts
of Mr. Asselstine a good start was
made last fall on providing trans>
portation up the Kitsault Valley
When work was stopped because
the railway was private property,
he immediately made plans ao have
legislation passed cancelling the
railway charter.     This he expects
British Columbia Mining Act
Will Be Changed
The British Columbia Metalliferous Mines Regulation Act will be
repealed at the coming session of
the Legislature and replaced by a'
new and stronger statute, G. S.
Pearson, minister of mines, announced.
The purpose of the new act will
be to make all mines in British
Columbia conform to the higher
standards of the larger companies,
while the new law will make drastic
changes from the new act, it wi
not alter conditions in most mines,
as they are already working on
self-imposed regulations, much
more stringent than those imposed
by law.
It is expected the new act will go
to the mining committee of the
House, so that the mining industry
can make representations on it.
Ontario's gold production value
for the first eleven months of 1934
shows a gain of over nineteen million dollars. Gold to the value of
$63,976,738 was taken from Ontario mines during the period from
January 1st to November 30 as
compared with $44,131,068 in the
corresponding period of 1933.
There were 5,816,960 tons of ore
milled this year compared with
5,111,078 in 1933.
Lumber, Shingles, Sash, Doors,
Veneer, Ready Roofing, Brick,
Lime, Cement, and other Building Materials.
Another   Woman  Will  Be
Seen In Legislature
The coining session of the Provincial Legislature will see one new
face on the floor of the House.
Mrs. D. C. Stevens, C. C. F. member for North Vancouver, will take
her seat, and for the first time B. C.
will have two women members in
the house at once. Mrs. Paul Smith,
Liberal member for Burrard, is the
Mrs. Stevens, incidentally, is the
third woman legislator in the history of the province.
Turkeys Good Placer Miners
A gold nugget, worth about $4.50,
was found in the gizzard of a turkey
by Mrs. Percy Ogden, of Lac La
Hache, Cariboo district. Another
nugget, worth about $3.50, was
found in another turkev a week later.
will be done during the coming
session of the Provincial Legis-
ature. When the railway right-
of-way has reverted to the government Mr. Asselstine expects no
great difficulty in procuring sufficient money for repair work, so that
transportation facilities will again
be available to the Upper Kitsault
The Provincial Legislature meets
on February 12th. Quite a lot of
legislation awaits the members, but
the chief item on the list as far as
Alice Arm is concerned is the Act
to rescind the charter of the Dolly
Varden Railway. With the return
of the railway to the government a
new era of mining will probably
commence in the Alice Arm district.
The thermometer took a fall this
week, which was bad enough, but
in doing so it pulled down the coal
and wood piles. The wind rose,
but the coal and wood didn't.
Quite the contrary. They dropped
rapidly lower.
Quotations Furnished and
Shipments made Promptly
1425 Granville Street, Vancouver B.C.
British hospitality and British Columbia foods blend happily in
I making our guests comfortable.
Dining-room, lounge and rooms
are clean, homelike and quiet.
Near shops, theatres, boats and
trains. Mr. E. G. Baynes, well
known Owner-Manager of the
Grosvenor gives his personal assurance of the highest quality
modern hotel service to visitors
from all points in British Columbia.
Write For      _>L_
Weekly and
Monthly Ratei
High class printing of all
descriptions promptly and
:   : neatly executed   :   :
Pamphlets      Programmes
Posters   Letterheads
Envelopes   Billheads
Admission Tickets
Etc.   Etc.
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Prompt delivery on every
Herald Printing Office
Alice Arm
Bread,  Cakes, Pastry,
PHONE  273
First-class  Business  Lots at
S200    each,   and   Residential
Lots  as  low  as  S25.
Now ia the Time to Buy Property
Agent for Alice Arm Mining
and Development Co.
A Complete Line!
We have on hand at all times a Complete Line of Men's
Wearing Apparel, including Heavy and Dress Boots and
Shoes. Rubbers of all kinds, Underclothes, Shirts, Socks.
Hats. Caps, Heavy Woollen Pants, Mackinaw Coats and
Pants, Windbreakers, Dress Suits, Waterproof Coats,
Overalls, Gloves, Etc
LEW  LUN  &  Go.
General Merchants, Anyox West side of Smelter,
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
A Complete Line of Winter Goods always in stock, consisting of Clothing, Boots and Shoes.   A large stock of
Groceries, also Stoves, Stove Pipe and Elbows.
Alice Arm
The Minerals of British Columbia
This Province offers excellent opportunities for useful and
profitable investment.    British Columbia has produced
OVER $1,352,000,000 WORTH OF MINERALS.
The gross value of mineral production for the six months
ended June 30th. 1934, exclusive of gold premium, is
estimated at $18,667,691.00, an increase of 50.5 per cent,
over the estimated value of the production in the corresponding six-month period of 1933.
GOLD PRODUCTION: Gold production showed a
decided increase; a total return in Canadian funds
to the gold producers of British Columbia during the
first six months for 1934 being approximately
$5,028,124.00, an increase of 81.3 per cent, over
the return in Canadian funds received during the
first half of 1933.
Recent Publications of the Department of Mines
Annual Report of the Honourable the Minister of
Mines, for the year 1933.
Summary and Review of the Mineral Industry of
British Columbia for the six months ended June 30th. 1934.
Bulletin "British Columbia the Mineral Industry"
(containing a short history of mining, a synopsis of the
mining laws, and other data of value to prospectors.)
"Placer Mining in British Columbia."
Non-Metallic Mineral Investigations: "Barite," "Asbestos;" "Glassware;" "Clay;" "Magnesite and Hydro-
For Results Advertise in The Herald ALICE    aH'.M   A.VD ANYOX   HERALD.  Saturday. January 19,  1935
Governor-General Visits Boys' Farm
The annual closing exercises of the Boys' Farm
and Training School at Shawbridge, Que., were
made memorable for the 150 boys ot the institution recently when they were honored by the presence of the Karl of Bessborough, Governor-General
of Canada, who addressed the school and gave out
the prizes. Accompanied by E. W. Beatty, K.c.,
chairman and president of the Canadian Pacific
Railway, who Is also president of the Boys' School,
and a number of directors and wellwishers of tho
institution, His Excellency was the object of a
great ovation by the boys on *.he arrival of the
special train at the Farm. This is shown ln top
photograph of the lay-out. Lower left, the Governor-General is shown shaking hands with Major
Ralph Villcock, D.S.O., superintendent of the
School, and at the right His Excellency is acknowledging the plaudits of the boys from the steps of
tho special train. It was the first time in the
23 years' existence of tho School that a Governor-
General of Canada had taken part in the closing
exercises of the institution. His Excellency, addressing the School, stressed character as being of
vital importance to success in life.
Rocky Mountains Are Ideal Holiday Land
*i-« if; i;
Jeauty unrivalled, health-giving altitudes, all the'
comforts that modern ingenuity can devise and
"something to do" all the time await the army ot
travellers from all over the world, which annually
invades the glorious Canadian Rockies through the
Banff Springs Hotel and the Chateau Lake Louise.
These stately up-to-date hostelries, which open on
May 15 and June 1, respectively, are not only key-
points to the most beautiful mountain territories in
the world, but are, themselves, located in settings of a
beauty which has to be seen to be truly appreciated.
On the main line of the Canadian Pacific Railway,
which owns and operates them, they are equipped
not only to be "homes from home" to the travelling
public and. holiday-seekers in the generally accepted
sense, but to furnish entertainment lor their guests in
many and varied ways.   Auto drives, trail-rides, boating,
fishing, Bwimming, golf, tennis, hiking and mountaineering,
to say nothing of the famouB Indian Days and the Highland
Gathering, are all part of programs which yean of experience
have brought to perfection. Experts in all lines are in attendance
to be of service to the hotels' guests and real cowboys, red-coated
"Mounties" and true Stoney Indians lend color to a hundred
varlntibM of uniquely picturesque scenes.   There is never a dull moment, at
Banff or Jake Louise. There is something for every taste and the rounding
i tt of full days by dancing in cool and spacious ball-rooms, to smart orches-
! lias, is npli the least of the attractions offered.
i       'flic v.'.Hures show: (1) the Banff Springs Hotel; (2) a typical Stoney
J \..:....a; (0) the Chateau Lake Louise.
Printing of Every
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any class of work promptly
and efficiently, from a plain
black and white Handbill to a
three or four Color Souvenir
Office Forms
Business Cards
Admission Tickets
Visiting Cards
Invitation Cards
and Announcements
Are among the many forms of Printing
handled by The Herald Office
is executed in a Neat and
Attractive manner.   Delivery
is prompt and the cost as low
as possible
Can be filled within two or
three days, or even earlier if
you phone us a rush order
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m ALICE    A KM   AND ANY OX   HEKALD.  Saturday. January 19,  1HM5
Warriors Are Victorious
Over Rovers
Although the Rovers put up a
plucky fight in their tussle with
the Warriors on Monday last, they
were no match for their speedy
and more experienced opponents,
and were on the short end of a 25
to 6 score. Credit is due the
younger team for its doggedness
and perseverance, as without
doubt tlieir play is steadily improving. Dan MacDonald had a
birthday, notching 18 of the 25
points scored.
The teams: Rovers: Summers,
Kergin, Flye, Cadillac 2, Thompson, Kirby 4. Warriors: D. MacDonald 18, Phillips 5, D. O'Neill,
P. Chenoski, J. O'Neill 2.
Spooks battled against the Mine
Girls for a total of 19 to 16, in a
fast and well played game. The
Mine Girls were unfortunate in
being without spare players, but
stayed the distance well, and at
times looked like holders of the
winning ticket.
Helen Calderoni played a fast
and aggressive game, being well
supported by her team mates,
while for the winners, K. Eve was
the star player with 11 points to
her credit. We predict that the
Mine Girls will be in the headlines
before the season ends.
The teams: Mine: Arscott 5, B.
Cannon 2, J. Roberts 2, H. Calderoni 7, Y. Cannon. Spooks: Enyd
Morris 2, Salmon 2, K. Eve 11,
Wenerstrom 2, H. Glass, J. MacDonald 2.
Aces Victorious Over The
Mine Girls
Aces continued their winning
streak for the second half of the
schedule, by leaving the Mine Girls
ou the short end of a 14-10 score
on Friday the 11th. Several points
behind during most of the game,
the Mine Girls stayed pluckily and
were catching up nicely towards
the close. A little practice and
general pepping up, would bring
theiii to the front again, Aces
played their usual fast and aggress
ive game, though many field shots
went astray.
Mine Girls: Arscott 1, Roberts,
Eva Morris 2, H. Calderoni 6. Y.
Cannon, B. Cannon 1, Aces: M.
Dresser 3, P. Loudon 4, J. Pinckney
I, Carrick, L, Dresser 1, Rogers,
Simpson 2.
Anyox Notes
Mrs. F. Ubell and baby daughter
Mavis Elizabeth, returned on Wednesday from Prince Rupert.
A. S. Baillie left on Wednesday
for Vancouver, following a business
trip here.
Ray Ingram left on Wednesday
for Meridian Mine, where he will
F. Buckle left on Wednesday for
a trip to Vancouver and southern
C. J. Brewster left on Wednesday for a visit to Vancouver and
the south.
F. S. McNicholas left on Wednesday for a visit to Victoria.
Record For  Canadian
Copper Output
Copper output in Canada during
1934 at 367,054,472 pounds was a
record and exceeded 1930, the previous high year, by 21 per cent.
The value of the year's production
totalled $26,881,000 as against a
value in 1930 of $37,848,359. The
average price of copper in 1934
was 7.4302 cents per pound, while
in 1930 it averaged 12.982 cents
(New York) per pound. Of the
total output of copper, 57 per cent
was produced from mines in Ontario, 20 per cent from Quebec
properties, 10 per cent from Manitoba and Saskatchewan, and 13 per
cent from British  Columbia.
Dinner and Dance
Old Time and Modern Dance •
Gentlemen $1.25.    Ladies 75c.
An Historic  Event You Will
Tickets may be secured (rom Mr«.
O. G. Macintyre, Mr». A. Dunn,
Mr. W. F. Barclay, Mr. C. Reid,
Mr, H. Laurie; alto Mr. T. J. Kirkwood at the Mine
ere an
Good   Profit  In  95c.   Ore
The Alaska Juneau mined and
milled in November, 368,770 tons,
values of 107,70 cents per ton,
operating profit, $178,800. In
October, ore ran 95,59 cents per
ton, with a profit of $133,500.
A geological map of British Columbia is advocated on a scale 15 to
25 miles to the inch, the declaration
being that it would be one of the
greatest contributions which coiilo!
be made to the mining development
of the province.
Canadian Pacific liner Empress
or Britain, flagship of the fleets
of the company, sails January 10
from New York on Its fourth
round-the-world cruise, Visiting 32
ports In 130 days. Return to New
York is scheduled for May 20,
1935. More than 31,000 wiles will
be covered by the ship on this
cruise. This Is Canadian Pacific's
twelfth annual world cruise.
Four years, old and still breaking records, the 26,000-ton Empress of Japan, newest and big-,
gest of the Canadian Pacific
Steamships Pacific fleet, made the
run, Honolulu to Yokohama ln six
days, 16 hours, 63 minutes, putting the ship in, possession of
speed supremacy for all legs of
the Pacific crossing. ,
R. Cornthwaite. fireman, Canadian Pacific Railway, Engineer
James Y. Ross and Yardman J.
Brophy, Port Arthur, aboard
yard engine "6608" pulling 150
empty cars from Port Arthur to
Fort William, saw a woman lay
her head on the rails just ahead
of the engine. Cornthwaite leapt
through the cab window and from
the front floor board jumped just
ln time to drag the woman clear
of the track,
by $10,000 Bond
TUST as with rare, old vintage
" wines, It's age that counts in
Making superior' quality l>ec;\ '
Lucky Lager is qn extra special,
brew from scientifically pre-
' pared malt. It is carefully
matured and aged'for an extra
long time in glass-lined steel
tanks. Drink Lucky Lager i*
ybu wish the most brilliant,
peppiest and most delicious
beer you con buy.
Owned by Nearly 2000 British
Columbia shareholder*.
This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor
Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.
Vandals "A" Swamp Elks In
Good Style
Oiled, polished, and running true
to form, the scoring machine of
Vandals A team ran up a nice total
of 36 points against 12, in their
league game against the Elks on
Friday the 11th. Nothing could
go wrong. The fast and accurate
passing of the Calderoni boys and
J. Kulai was a real treat to watch
So well did he play that Kulai's
name could easily be spslled "Cool-
eye." The Elks, who were minus
some of their regular players, lacked passing ability and were no
match in speed for their flashy opponents. They made many changes
but stuck to tlieir task with courage
and spirit. With a consistent team
in good practice, they will put up
as good a showing as any of the
other A teams.
The teams: Elks, Davies Meagher 2, Steele 4, Phillips 1, Scott 'I,
Hamilton. Lazorek, Patrick.
Vandals A: T. Calderoni 12, V-
Calderoni 9, Kulai 11, Woodman 2,
Watson 2, Sanderson.
Vancouver bank clearings for
1934 were $753,532,352 as compared with $667,955,703 for 1933.
Organized Sport Anyox
At Small Cost
It is generally admitted that
organized sport in Anyox, is enjoyed at very low oost, and a rocent
visitor to our town gave us proof
of this. The average entry fee to
a Badminton Club in Vancouver is
$17.50, this amount covering the
cost of the shuttles. Two evenings
and one afternoon's practice a week
is the usual thing. Compare this
with an entry fee of $4.00 to the
Anyox Badminton Club, with two
evenings and two afternoons per
week for practice. It costs on the
average $20.00 to join a tennis club
in Vanoouver; in Anyox $2.50 only
is required. Similar comparisons
may be made with other branches
of sports, so that the people of
Anyox are indeed fortunate in
being able to enjoy organized sport
at low cost.
B.  P. 0. ELKS
Dominion ol Canada and Newfoundland
Meets every second and fourth Monday ol
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
The Strathcona Hotel
One Block from the Crystal Gardens. Central Location.
Moderate Rates.   Fireproof.   Our bus meets all boats.
E. J. MARTIN, Proprietor and Manager
Hardware Dept
This famous lifetime cooking ware is now substantially
Dutch Ovens; regular $5.10 for $3.75
Dutch Ovens, regular $5.70 for $4.45
Saucepans, regular $2.20 for $1.85
Percolators, regular $5.70 for $4.45
wearing and good looking. Butter Dishes with covers,
30c;  Salts and Peppers 30c;  Bowls at 25c, 30c, 50c
China Vases, Berry Sets, Fancy Bowls, Ornaments,
and many other desirable pieces.   Offered at from
one third to one half regular prices.
Teapots,  Small Plates,   Cups and Saucers, Creams
and Sugars, Egg Cups, all at reduced prices.


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