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 A little paper
with all the
I news and a big   {
Published in die Interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
$2.50 a Year
Alice Arm and
Anyox. $2.75 to
all other points.
VOL. 6,   NQ. 26
Alice Arm, B. C, Friday, December 31, 1926
5 oents each.
Past   Year   Was
Prosperous for
Mineral   Output   Greatest   in
History, and Future Never
Was Brighter
A review of tlie mining industry
of the Alice Arm and Anyox distriot for the past year shows that,
substantial progress has been made
and a peep'into the future convinces that during the coming year
still further progress and bigger
gains will be made.
During the past year-more mining and development work has been
oarried on iu the Alioe Arm
district than has been the
oase for the past six years.
More mining engineers have visited
the oamp, and more mining properties bonded. Valuable information
has been gained-of the ore bodies
of several properties, which will
be instrumental in increasing work
on these properties and in the bonding and working of adjacent claims.
A diversity of ores exist in the
district and during the past year,
properties containing lead, zinc,
silver and oopper have been, developed. Every property developed
Has given encouragement, and further programmes of work have
been outlined for the coming year.
. The LaRose mine was operated
almost the entire year, and a substantial shipment of high grade
silver ore made late in the season.
A large quantity of this high grade
is known to exist in the mine, and
United Church
The Christmas treat' for the
children of the United Church.
Sunday School of the Mine and
Beach took plaoe on Monday
At six o'clock supper was served
in tlie Church Hall and one hundred happy children partook of the
good things provided for this oocas-
At 7. p. m. in the Church a short
programme was given by the
ohildren. Recitations by May
Barclay, Dora Peterson, Audrey
McMillan, Maisie Evans; Virginia
McMillan, Catherine Peterson and
Peggy Arscott.
A duet was rendered by Edna
and Beryl Owen. Glynn Owen
acted as accompanist. ,
A short sketch "Christmas in
Mother Gooseville" was presented
by Leona Kennedy, Douglas Smith,
Lesseal Brown, Roddy McAulay,
Ellen McLeod, Bobby Kirk, Lillian
Barclay, Alverda Brown, Roy
Armstrong, Bessie Smith, Katherine Mclntyre, Leslie Murdoch,
Jimmie Dunn, Mable Johnston and
Denny Wenerstrom.
Awards for attendance were
presented to Jerry Mclntyre, Doug
las Smith, Monty Mclntyre, Katherine Mclntyre, Jas. Smith and
Bessie Smith. Mildred Dresser)
Lillian Dresser and Roy Scott were
presented awards for attendance
and lesson study;
Thomas Crone, Jim Smith and
Bessie Smith received certificates
operations are expeoted to be re-t|trbr having completed the primary
sumed at an early date.
Work at the Torio mine was
carried on throughout the year.
This was composed chiefly of outside work, such as constructing mill
! buildings, and getting in machinery
[ The Torio possesses an enormous
I body of silver ore, and   at   the
^present time this is being further
The Keystone Mining Co. spent
'several mouths developing the
'Keystoue on Roundy Creek. The
ore oarries lead and silver. Efficient management resulted in a
large amount of work being accomplished, and at the close of operations late in the fall', the prospects
<Jf the property being shortly developed into a producer were exceed
ingly bright. .
The Kitsault-Eagle Silver Mines
(Ltd. of Vancouver developed three
properties during the year, namely
Hospital Christmas Tree
Greatly Appreciated
On Friday, the 24th the annual
Christmas Tree for the patients
of the Anyox Hospital was held
under the auspices of the Ladies'
Hospital Auxiliary.
On this occasion, Santa Claus, in
the person of Dr. H. S. Trefry,
appeared from the far north and
presented each patient and member
of the staff with a gift.
Santa Claus this year had put on
an exceptional amount of avoirdupois since his last visit,' and it seems
as though the poor fellow is ageing
On three different occasions during the Christmas season some of
the residents of Anyox have been
kind enough to entertain the patients with songs and instrumental
music; This thoughtfulness is fully
appreciated by the Hospital staff,
and if those who helped to bring a
few hour's enjoyment could only
hear the words of appreciation
from those they helped to cheer,
we are sure that these entertainments would be provided more
Christmas Pageant At
United Church
The Christmas Service on Sunday night, December 26th. at
7.45 p. m. held in the United
Church was most attractive and
inspiring.' The Christmas Message
was presented by a pageant, "The
Eternal Quest.'" The theme of
this dramatic service was that the
highest life is an eternal quest for
a better way, and of each of the
episodes portrayed the quest for
this better life.
The cast of the characters was
as follows: Prophet, Mr. D. Campbell; Mary, Mrs. Coffin; Joseph,
Edward Clay; Shepherds, John
Gillis, Walter Asimus and'Frank
Kent; Spirit of the Quest, Mrs.
Manzer; Spirit of Youth,.Stewart
Barclay; Youths. Roy Scott, Bruce
Loudon, Maxwell Patrick aiid
Walter Johnston.
Throughout the Pageant Christmas Hymns were rendered by a
choir of thirteen voices. Mrs. J.
Dunn rendered a solo, "Away in a
The pastor of the church wishes
to express his hearty thanks to the
members of the choir and to those
who took part in the pageant,
The Eagle. Silver Cord and LeRoy.
and development; work*is still being
undertaken at the   Silver  Cord.
Development'^work prowed    very
[satisfactory, especially the LeRoy
mid Silver Cord, where immense
Ibodiesof zinc ore carrying silver
lvalues were proven up.    Develop-
Iment work is expected to be extensively enlarged during the coming
year.     i '"»"
The Kitsault River Mining &
evelopment Co, undertook further
pevelopmeut work of the ore bodies
Continued on page 4
memory course and to Walter
Johnston and Maxwell Patrick for
having completed the junior memory course.
Santa Claus distributed presents
candy and crackers to eaoh child
of the Sunday School.
The management of the Sunday
sohool wishes to thank Mr. D. T.
Evans, Mrs. Scott and Mrs. Cody
for their kind assistance in serving
supper. •>,'
Children Enjoy Christ Church
Christmas Tree
The annual Christmas Tree entertainment for the ohildren of
Christ Churoh Sunday School was
held iu the Gymnasium on Monday
The ohildren all spent a real
good time under the care of Rev.
and Mrs. J. S. Brayfield and the
Ladies Auxiliary. Games of all
kinds and good things to eat were
provided in abundance.,
Anyox Gas Boat Burnt
On Christmas Eve, a gasoline
boat owned by Mr. J. Wilson was
burnt to the water, line. The boat
was loaned by Mr. Wilson to two
men who were returning to the
Golkeish mine. The fire was
caused by striking a match and
letting it fall into the bilge Those
on board escaped with slight burns
to the face.
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Mr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Smith
and family left on Monday for
Nels Olsen, an old resident ofthe
camp, and who now operates a
ranch in the Naas Valley, arrived
iu town on Monday.
Miss Helen Nucich, who has
been spending holidays with her
mother, left on Thursday for
Prince Rupert, after spending a
week in Anyox.
The Christmas festival was enthusiastically celebrated by Alice
Arm folk. Owing to a larger
number than usual being on holidays not so many^ house parties
were held as in former years.
Everyone had lots of good things
to eat, and a large number of the
bachelors were guests of their
married friends when the Gobbler
was placed on the table,
The prevailing mild weather
and rain of the past week have
caused a cessation of winter sports
at the Skating Rink. Until Sunday afternoon good skating was
available, and the fans were just
hitting their stride when Jack
Frost retired for a rest.
Jack Graham, Gus Pearson and
Marshal Smith, contractors at the
Red Point, spent Christmas in
town, as also did Neil Forbes and
Fred Martinson, who are driving a
tunnel on the Silver Cord.
Juvenile Moose Froli
At Christmas Tree
Anyox H. S. Victorious
In Rupert Basketball
Boxing and Wrestling Matches
Staged by Beach Athletic
attendanoe.   A. Smith   presented
them on behalf of the club.
Mr. Manzer officiated as master
of ceremonies for the evening, and
C. Harmon, A. Smith, E. Craggs
and F. Gordon handled the various
On Wednesday evening at 5
p.m. the looal Order of Moose entertained the children of the
members of the Order in the Elks'
Upou the arrival of the little
guests they beheld a Christmas
Tree loaded down with presents.
The Ladies of the Mooseheart Legion entertained the children in
many ways suoh as organizing'
games etc At 6 o'clook the children adjourned to the Dugout
where.they found an abundance of
good things provided to appease
their appetites.
At 7 o'clock they returned to the
hall where they found Santa Claus
waiting to receive them and each,
child was presented -by him a useful gift. After this event was over
a little dance was staged for the
juveniles and they returned homeward at 8 p.m.
The adult members of the Loyal
Order of Moose oarried on thedance
until 10.45 p.m. The Moose Orchestra provided the music for this
Wife of Capt. Dixon Passes
Capt. Dixou commanding S. S.
Cardena of the Union Steamship
Co. did not bring his ship north
this week. On Friday, he received
a phone call while the ship was
lying at her berth in Vancouver
informing him his wife was seriously ill. Mrs.Dixon passedaway
Friday evening Deoember 24th.
His many friends in the north
extend to him their heartfelt sympathy in his sad bereavement.
The Anyox High Sohool basketball team emerged victors in their
annual series with Priuce Rupert.
In the first two games, played in
Prince Rupert the students from
the south gained a lead of 11 points.
But Anyox made a strong comeback overcoming the lead in the
first game 53-33 and winning the
second 32-19, giving them amargiu
of 21 points in the four games.
The first game was a fast, open
exhibition with brilliant shooting
on both sides. T. Asimus led the
scoring with 24 points. At half
time the score was 24-15 for Anyox
In the second game the checking
was much closer, but the superior
combination of the Anyox boys
gave them the edge.
For Prince Rupert T. Katsu- '
yama plays a stellar defenoe game
with D. Stalker and H. MoDonald
doing most of the shooting. Anyox.
has a well balanced, smooth aggregation that has team work down
to a fine point.
D. McDonald refereed both
games. .
First game. Prinoe Rupert: Y.
Katsuyama-4, B. Irvine, D. Stalker
11, B. Stalker-6, S. Gurvitch-2, H.
McDonald-10, M. Sakamoto.
Anyox: S. McLachlan-11,' T.
Asimus-24, J. Barclay, E. Barclay
E. Clay-2, C. McDonald-15.
Second game. Prince^ Rupert:
Y. Katsuyama, B. Irvine, D. Stalk-
er-11, B. Stalker 2, S. Gurvich-2,
H, McDonald-4, MJ Sakamoto.
Anyox: S. McLachlan-10, T.
Asimus-8, J. Barclay, E. Barclay-1
E.Clay, C.MoJ)6nald-13.
As a preliminary to the feature
games the Beach Athletic Club
provided a programme of boxing
and wrestling on the first night
and the Concentrator beat the
Elks 36-17 on the second.
The senior game was rough but
interesting, the Concentrator having the edge in shooting. MoLeod
and Smith starred for the Concentrator. Ralph Smith of Prince
Rupert handled the whistle.
Concentrator: Peters-6, Beaulieu-
8, MoLeod-12,Moffat-4, Thoropson-
2, Smith-4.
Elks: Buntain-6, Gordon,
Groves, Craggs-7, Wilson-4.
The programme of the Athletic
Club received much favorable comment. The results of the training
and example set by the officers of
this club was reflected in the
sportsmanship and skill displayed
by the future Tunneys and Demp-
In the first bout, K. 0. Dresser
and Battling Scott, 8 year-olds,
went 3 fast rounds to a draw.
Cowbell Garville and Swede Hansen, engaged in blindfold exhibition.
Young Brown from the Mine
outclassed his trainer E. Craggs,
from the start.
In the wrestling, Gordon and
Patrick 12 year old class, and
Teabo and Bradshaw, flyweights,
showed their skill. Loni and
Ritter, seniors, gave a fast and
exciting battle full of action.
At the finish of the programme,
sweaters were presented to Sydney
Brown of the Mine and Ernest
Jones of the Beach as a reward for
their   progress,   diligence     and
Continued on opposite column ALICE  ARM   AND  ANYOX   HERALD,   Friday,   December  31   1926
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Arm and Anyox $2.50 Yearly
dther Parts of Canada, $2.75
British Isles and United States, $3.01)
Notices for Crown Grants - - $15.00
Land Notices- - - - $15.00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch
Contract Rates on Application.
E. MOSS, alitor and Publisher.
The old year has gone by, and
we are all ready to take what
1927 gives us. Old 1926 was
pretty good to almost everyone in
Anyox and Alice Arm. Prosperity has been our lot, and hardships
and extreme poverty is unknown
in this corner of the world we call
home. The past year has been
one of the most prosperous for the
mining industry the district has
ever known. The big copper
producing plant of the Granby Co.
has operated continuosly, giving
employment to about 1000 men.
Operations have Been more successful than during the past previous years, which is a source of
pride to both the company and
everyone on the payroll. Successful operation of a business makes
everyone happy, for it means a
continuity of operation of the plant
instead of a shut-down which ultimately ensues when a deficit is
Although Alice Arm did not
experience any gigantic mining
boom, good steady progress was
made in 1926. What was accomplished during the past twelve
months will lay the foundation of
increased prosperity. A hard
rock mining camp is not born in a
day or a year, but slowly and
surely each successive year the outlook is brighter.
The future of this great mining
district which embraces the biggest
copper producing plant in the Empire is full of promise, and we wish
all our readers a full measure of joy
and prosperity for the coming year,
and may they enjoy many more
pleasant years in this favored
Ontario Legislature to Meet
in February
The Ontario Legislature will be
opened on February 2nd. Premier
Ferguson announced. The chief
business of the session will probably
be legislation to put into force the
sale of liquor under government
control which was endorsed by the
electorate in the recent provincial
If you are satisfied to remain
poor the world will see that you do
B. C. Again Leads in
Silver Production
That the palm for, silver production in Canada goes to British Columbia is the declaration of J. A.
McRae, writing in Toronto Saturday Night.    He says:
"The glory that once belonged to
Cobalt is on the wane. The laurels
which go with leadership now
passes to the Pacific Coast. The
mines of Northern Ontario are now
producing less than are the mines of
British Columbia. Those who have
known Cobalt throughout all its
days, and more particularly those
who are familiar with the massive
bodies of native silver in the veins
of that world-famous camp, are
likely to find it difficult to realize
that old age has crept across the
path of Cobalt.
"Nevertheless indications point
to an output this year of not more
than 9,500,000 ounces of silver from
Northern Ontario, with a production
of at least 10,500,000 from British
"Individual comparison of output from the mines is given in favor
of British Columbia. While Nipis
sing and Mining Corporation of
Canada struggles to maintain output
at 2,000,000 ounces a year, it is
evident that the Sullivan mine in
British Columbia will produce over
4,000,000 ounces this year, with
3,000,000 ounces more from the
Premier mine. Even the Mayo
district in the Yukon has a mine,
the Treadwell Yukon Company,
which this year will produce about
2,700,000 ounces of silver."
Notice of Application for Beer Licence
Notice is hereby given that on the
1st. day of January next the undersigned intends to apply to the Liquor
Control Board for a licence in respect
of the premises being part of the
building known as the "Alice Arm
Hotel," in the town of Alice Arm,
Province of British Columbia, upon
the lands described as Lot 3043, Cassiar District, Prince Rupert Land
Registration District, in the Province
of British Columbia, for the sale of
beer by the glass or by the open
bottle for consumption on the premises.
Dated this 11th.' dav of December,
A. D. 1926.
Al. Falconer
Alice Arm
Baggage, Freighting, Pack
and Saddle Horses
Slab Wood Cut any Length
Every Order Given
Immediate Attention
Copper Stocks Are
Combined stocks of refined and
blister copper at the end of November totalled 349,875 tons, which is
higher than any time since May,
1925. Stocks of refined metal in
the hands of producers increased
5,623 tons, and blister stocks in
North and South America were up
8,153 tons, making a total gain in
combined stocks of 13,776 tons.
Stocks of refined copper at the end
of November, 73,856 tons, are the
largest reported since March. Blister stocks of 276,019 tons are the
largest since July.
Loyal Order
of Moose
Anyox Lodge No. 1412
Lodge Meets 2nd. and 4th. Wednesday
ip each month, at 8 p.m. prompt
Headquarters: Elk*' Hall, Aajrox
II. Ward
J. W. Webster,  '
P. O. Box 407
Phone 320
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Alice Arm
The Bonanza Silver
Camp of B. C.
We invite you to investigate the  mining shares now
being offered in Alice Arm properties and recommend
'     Kitsault-Eagle SilverMines Ltd. (N.P.L.)
British Colonial Securities Ltd.
Suite 325, Standard Bank Building, Vancouver
Alice Arm Representative:   A. McGuire
We wish our many friends of Alice
Arm and Anyox a happy and pros-
perous year throughout 1927
Alice Arm
S. S. Prince Rupert leaves  Anyox for   Prince
Rupert, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle, each Thurs-
i day at 11.00 p.m. 3
IS. S. Prince John leaves  Prince.   Rupert,   for
I Vancouver,    via    Queen    Charlotte    Islands,
Trains leave Prince Rupert each Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
at 11.30 a.m., for Jasper, Edmonton, Winnipeg, direct connections for all points Bast and South.
Use Canadian National Express for Money Orders, Foreign
Cheques, etc., also for your next shipment.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings 01 (wilier information, apply to any Canadian
National Agent, or to R. F. McNAUGHTON, District Passenger Agent
Prince Rupert, B. C.
Leaves Alice Arm for Anyox 9 a.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays
Returning Same Days at 3 p.m.
Vacant, unreserved, aurveyed
Crown lands may be pre-empted by
UrltlBh subjects over II year* of age,
and by aliens on declaring Intention
to become British subjects, conditional upon residence, oooupatlon,
ind Improvement for agricultural
Full information concerning regulations 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
.inly land suitable for agricultural
purposes, and which is not timber-
arid, 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
o be addressed to the Land Com-
nlssloner 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 Cor
five years .and Improvements. made
to value of $10 per acre, including
clearing and cultivating at least Ave
acres, before a Crown Grant can be
received. •
For more detailed information see
the Bulletin "How' to Pre-empt
Applications are received for pur
chase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being, tlmberland,
tor agricultural purposes; minimum
price of first-class (arable) land Is (5
per aore, and second-class (grazing)
land $2.60 per acre. Further information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands Is glven-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 or leased, the conditions Including payment of
Unsurveyed areas, not exoeeding 20
aores, 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.
1 For grazing and industrial purposes areas not exceeding, 640 acres
may be leased by one person or a
Under the Grazing Aot the Provinoe it divided Into grazing districts
and the range administered under i
Grazing Commissioner. Annual
grazing 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,
permit! are available tor lettlers,
camper*  and  traveller*,  up to  ten
The Herald
$2.50 a Year
Anyox <§r Alice Arm
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
Has produced Minerals as follows: Placer Gold, $77,663,045; Lode Gold, $122,808,459; Silver, $74,-1
111,397; Lead, $89,218,907; Copper, $197,642,647; Zinc, $39,925,947; Miscellaneous-Minerals, $1,594,387 J
Coal and Coke, $273,048,953; Building Stone, Brick, Cement, eta, $44,905,886; making its mineralj
production to the end of 1925, show an
Aggregate Value of $920,919,628
The sudstantial progress of the Milting industry of 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, inclus-1
ive $94,547,241; forfive years, 1896 1900, $57,607,967; for five years, 1901-1905, $96,507,968; for five years J
1906-1910, $125,534,474; for five years, 1911-1915, $142,072,603; for five years, 1916-1920, $189,922,725;|
1921, $28,066,641; for the year 1922, $35,158,843; for 1923, $41,304,320; for 1924,,$48,704,604, and for 1925,1
Si61 492 242.
Production Last Ten Years, $404,649,375
Lode mining has only been in progress for about 25 years, and only about one-half of the Province has)
been even prospected; 200,000 square miles of unexplored mineral bearing land AYe open for prospecting,   j
The Mining Laws of this Province are more liberal and the fees lower than those of any other Provinct|
in the Dominion, or aiiy Colony in the British Empire.
Mineral locations are granted to discoverers for nominal fees.
Absolute Titles are obtained by developing such properties, security of which is guaranteed by
Crown Grants.
Practically all British Columbia Mineral Properties upon which development work has been done!
are described in some one of the Annual Reports of the Minister of Mines. Those considered
mining investments should refer to such reports. They are available without charge on application
to the Department of Mines, Vict' ia, B. C. Reports covering each of the six mineral Survejl
Districts are published separately, and are available on application. Reports of the Geological
Survey of Canada, Winch Building, Vancouver, are recommended as valuable sources of information!
Pull information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing
VICTORIA, British CoIumbiJ tf
ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Friday.   December   31   1926
Enormous Production of
Gold in Last 64
The estimated value of the gold
produced in the world from 1860 to
1924, inclusive, was$15,081,683,600
states J. P. Dunlop in a report recently issue&by the United States
Bureau of Mines, Department of
In 1924 the estimated production
of the world was $389,169,700, an
increase of $21,316,30 over that of
1923. This increase followed a
period of successive annual, decreases from 1915 to 1922, an increase of $48,433 in 1923.
Granby's Gold
"An abrupt advance of 10^
points, to 141, for 7 per cent, gold
debentures of the Granby Consolidated Mining' Smelting & Power
Company, Ltd., furnished a spectacle of a bond sailing 25 points
above the price at which it is redeemable at any time," says the
New York Times. "The explanation lay in a conversion privilege
which has become unusually valuable with a , recent advance in the
price of the company's, stock. The
debentures: have covered a wide
price range this year, following the
stock. They are callable on 30
days'notice at 105, but holders at
any time may convert them into
, capital stock of the company at $25
a share. The stock is quoted at
35jf£, a record for the year and a
net advance of 28^4 points. This
stock has   sold as   low as   16^s
' this year and the' debentures as low
as 100."
Mining Shaft at Butte Will
Be Sunk 5000 Feet
The Anaconda Copper Mining
Co. has shut down its Mountain
Con mine at Butte for six
nionths, in order to retimber the
shaft and to install the .new large
electric hoist, so that the shaft may
be sunk to 5,000 ft. The Mountain
view mine, which has been shut
down for some time, has resumed
operations, and practically the
entire crew of the Mountain Con
consisting of 800 men, will work
in tlie Mountain View, and production will not be effected. This
work is part of the project initiated
more than a year ago for the deeper exploitation of the remarkable
deposits in Anaconda hill—the
"richest hill on earth."
New Assistant Secretary for
Chamber of Mines
J. C. Kirk, an experienced geologist and formerly in charge of the
Chinese immigration office, has been
appointed assistant secretary of the
B. C. Chamber of Mines in succession to F. J. Frazer who left
for Ottawa where he has accepted a
position with the Geological Survey
of Canada.
- Men who attempt to drown sorrow merely irritate it.
A man pleases himself when he
can and a women when she must
Government May Sell Beer
By Glass
The Victoria Times says: "The
sale of beer by the glass in Government establishments  instead of in
privately owned beer parlors is to
be one of the proposals discussed in
the present session of the  Legislature when the entire  liquor adminis-
' tration of the province will be under
| rigid review. • This plan is widely
i favored as a means of taking beer
^altogether out of politics."
Printing: :
Cigars, Cigarettes and Tobacco, Soft Drinks
Rooms for rent by Day Week or Month
Surveys of Mineral Olaims, Subdivisions, Underground  Surveys,
* ALICE ARM, B. C. v
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Pictures:  Tuesdays,
Thursdays, and Saturdays
Mine Recreation Hall:
Pictures:   Wednesdays and
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A wide range of Newspapers,
Magazines and Periodicals on
file.   New books regularly
• received.
Join Up!
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.   through yoUr influence  ,
t wish gnu a Happy
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To all our satisfied customers of
the past year, We wish a happy
New Year
LEW LUN & Co., General Merchants
West Side of Smelter ANYOX, B. C.
QPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
High class printing of all
descriptions promptly and
:   : neatly executed   :   :
Paniphlets      Programmes
Posters   Letterheads
Envelopes ' Billheads
Admission Tickets
Etc.   Etc.
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Prompt delioery on every
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Herald Printing Office
Alice Arm
Wholesome Beer
CT*HE wholesome beers made for
the people of British Columbia
by the Amalgamated Brewer.es are
not made in a day or a week. There
are months of care before the high -
grade grains, choice hops and pure
mountain, water become the brilliant
and full flavored beverage that is
All beers made by the Amalga'
mated Brewers of B:C. are fully
fermented and aged for months
before they reach the public.
They will not continue to ferment
after you drink them; they do not
cause the ills that hastily made,
badly prepared and half fermented
"HOMEBREWS" are recpons-
ible for.
At all Goverrimeni
Drink only pure beers and preserve your health
Amalgamated Breweries of British Columbia, in which arc associated
Vancouver Breweries Ltd,, Raipicr Brewing Co. of Canada Ltd., West*
minster Brewery Ltd., Silver Spring Brewery Ltd., Victoria Fboenll
Brewing Co, Ltd.
This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor
Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia;
Meals Served at All Hours
GUS.   ANDERSON,   Proprietor
Dealer in Fresh, Salt, and Smoked Meats,
Fish and Poultry
W.   A.   WILSON,   Proprietor
May the sun of happiness and
prosperity shine, upon you
throughout the coming year
W. M. CummingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papers
Post Office Building, Alice Ann
Producers of Copper, Coal, Coke, Benzol and
Ammonium Sulphate
Purchasers of Ores of Copper and Siliceous Ores
of Gold and Silver
MAIN OFFICEr-Anyox, B. C. /0S~4^
ALICE  ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Friday,   December  31   1926
Past   Year    Was
Prosperous for
Continued from Page 1
on the Matilda.   The result of this
work gave much valuable information, regarding the big ore deposits
that exist on this property.
Early in October, four mining
properties situated in the upper
Kitsault country were bonded by
Col. Victor Spencer and associates
of Vancouver. The total number
of claims bonded were fifteen and
two fractions, and the bonding
prioe was in the neighborhood of
$400,000. It was at first planned
to drive a development tunnel on
both the Vanguard and Red Point,
but owing to the lateness of the
season, the Vanguard project was
dropped. A tunnel, to be at least
500 feet in length was commenced
on the Red Point, and this work
' will be carried on throughout the
winter with all possible speed. As
early as possible in the iiew year
the other three properties will be
developed on au extensive scale,
which alone will give considerable
impetus to the mining industry of
the district.
In addition to the above mentioned properties, a large amount
of development work was done by
individual owners with excellent
results. PVom a mining engineer's
standpoint regarding ore showings,
both surface and underground, the
district never was better.
Alice Arm possesses enormous
ore showings, which have not deter-
iated when tapped at depth, and
when further depth is attained the
camp will rank among the continent's big producers.
The past year has been successful in increasing the ore reserves,
and the future will undoubtedly
witness the same procedure on' a
much larger scale.
Good fortune also smiled on
Anyox during the past year, and
the big copper producing plant of
the Empire not only increased their
output considerably but also substantially reduced their operating
costs. During the first nine months
of theyear Anyox produoed 29,291,-
890 pounds of copper, beside gold
and silver values. This output
shatters all records and give an idea
of what can be accomplished when
a mining company has ample funds
|      ANYOX NOTES      I
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W. Smith and R. E. Moore returned from a visit to Prince Rupert
on Thursday.
Miss Dingwell arrived on Thursday's boat from Prince Rupert.
Mrs. M. Danovitch and son ar
rived from Prince Rupert on Thurs^
' D. Cavalier, who has been visiting
in Prince Rupert, arrived back on
Major C. B. North, superintendent at the B. C. Silver mine, Stewart, arrived on Thursday, and will
spend New Year holidays with his
sister, Mrs. H. A. Simmons.
The Cigar of Quality. The El
Doro. Fresh shipment just arrived
from London Ontario.
A. E. Hopkins left on Thursday
to visit his parents in London, England.
The Prince Rupert High School
boys basketball team, who were the
guests of Anyox High School, returned on Thursday. They were*
Y. Yatsujama (captain,) S. Gurvich.-
D. Stalker, B. Stalker, B. Irvin, H.
McDonald, M. Sacamoto, They
reported a very enjoyable time.while
in town.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hill,
at Manitoba, on Thursday, December 30th. a daughter.
for development and construction
as did the Granby Co. when they
bonded the Hidden Creek mine.
During the year the concentrating mill and sintering plant were
considerably enlarged. Further
development work was also undertaken on the Bonanza property,
which may be operated during the
coming year.
Enlarged capacity of the concentrating mill and sintering plant will
increase the 1927 output, and the
operation and further development
of the Bonanza will undoubtedly
add considerably to the orereserves
of the Granby Co.
The coming year is full of hope
for the people of Anyox and the
Granby Co. and present prospects
indicate that the wheels of (industry
will be turning in Anyox for a good
many years to come.
Buy before the Boom
Don't you want lo own your own back yard? If you do the
Alice Arm Mining & Development > Co. will give you an
idea. Buy a lot from them. They have the choicest residential and business lots for sale.
BUSINESS . LOTS    FROM    $200    TO    $500
RESIDENTIAL   LOTS   FROM   $200  TO  $300
Terms made to suit buyers.     See Stephen  Dumas,   our
agent, and build where you don't have to move.
Agent for the Alice Arm Mining & Development Co
M. M. STEPHENS & Co. Ltd.
The oldest Financial Office in Northern B. C.
H.   M.  SELFE
Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
Meets every second and fourth Monday of
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
Anyox Community
The Council of the League
meets on the Second and
Fourth Wednesday of each
month, in Recreation Hall,
at 7.30 p.m.
Welcome Hotel
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
Tobacco and Soft Drinki
Pool Tablet, Cigars, Cigarettes
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
We trade in all LISTED and
orders promptly attended to
Buyers or Sellers.
:   720 Haatinga Street W.
Vancouver, B. C.
Phone Sey. 5061
Member Vancouver Stock
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Alice Arm Electric \
LAUNDRY      |
Clothes Cleaned ud Pressed
J. LAIDLAW    -    .    PROP.
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Barber Shops
Sunset Hotel
■       ALICE ARM
First-class Rooms for' Rent,
by Day, Week or Month
J. THOMAS   -   Prop.
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
By Day, Week or Month at
Reasonable Rates
N. Sutilovich       Prop.
The regular price on our
high grade stock of
Men's Winter Overcoats
Boys' Mackinaw Coats
These coats have been specially
tailored for us from very select
materials and are good values
at the original price
Don91 miss this opportunity of getting
a high grade coat at this greatly reduced price


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