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 A little paper !
with all the j
| news and a big i
circulation j
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
$2.50 a Year
Alice Arm and j
Anyox. $2.75 to j
all other points, j
VOL. 7,   NO. 49
Alice Arm, B. 0., Saturday, June 16,  1928
5 oents each.
Premier MacLean and
H. F. Kergin Address
The largest political big gun oh
tainable was brought into action
on Monday at Alice Arm and
Anyox, when Premier J. D. McLean
addressed meetings in both towns.
These addresses were the lirst given
hy the Premier since he set the date
for the election on July 18th. and
then opened his campaign that will
extend over the greater part of the
Both addresses were along the
same lines. We will therefore
publish a report of the Alice Ann
This meeting was opened at 10
a.m. in the Coliseum, and at that
hour the hall was well filled. The
chair was occupied by W. B, Bower, who made a few introductory
remarks, and called upon H. P.
Kergin, the present member to address the meeting.
Mr. Kergin stated that it gave
him great pleasure to see the
Premier at Alice Arm. as he could
gather a lot of useful first-hand information regarding our problems
of road construction. He would
also understand nfbre fully thediffi-
culties of the pioneers of the northern mining camps, He said that I
up to two years ago Alice Arm
was a one-mile road town, but that
we had now passed that stage,
thanks to the cooperation of the
Departments of Mines and Public
He stated that the Atlin constituency comprised 60,000 square
miles, and had a very scattered
population, thence the difficulty of
building roads. He touched on the
Special Act passed by the Legislature regarding the Dolly Varden
mine. It was considered good
business at that time, but not so
good since. The speaker stated
that the Taylor Mining Co. left the
camp with a black eye from which
it was just recovering.
Mr. Kergin stated that when the
Liberal party came into power capital was timid of the government.
They did not look u pontile Mothers'
Pension Act with favor; they were
timid regarding Women's Franchise; they were not pleased with the
creation of a Department of Labor
in 1927. He said that the Liberal
government abolished employment
agencies, passed the semi monthly
Payroll Act; the Minimum Wage
for Women Act; Minimum Wage
for Men; the Eight Haur Day Act;
Equal Guardianship Act; Family
Maintenance Act; and Old Age
Pension Act, the latter costing the
government $400,000 per year at
the present time.
The speaker then referred to the
Tranquille Tuberculosis Sanitor-
ium, the Home for incurables,
Home for the blind, deaf and dumb
and the rural nurses, all of which
were supported by tlie government. He touched on the financial position of the province, and
said that this position had been
favorably commented on by financial papers.
The Chairman next called upon
Premier MacLean to address the
meeting, who in rising said it gave
him great pleasure to see such a
large audience, and their presence
showed that tlyjy desired to familiarize themselves with the problems of governing the province.
The Premier spoke at some
length, and although not very
forcible in his expressions he tend-
Keystone Mining Coy.
Asking Extension
At a meeting held Seattle by the
Keystone Mining Co. Ltd., says
the Vancouver Financial News.
whose mineral claims are at Alioe
Arm, B. C, it was resolved that
the vendors of the Morley Claims
which form part of the property
held by the company, be asked to
grant the company 30 days to
arrange finances to complete payment and to provido for the commencement of operations which
they intend ou dr about July 1.
11. King, M. E., will be in charge
and the present tunnel, which is in
710 feet, will be continued until
the vein is reached,
The portal and 500 feet of the
tunnel are on the claims owned by
the company. The officers expect
that tlieir requests will be acceded
G. E. Townshend Dies
Suddenly On Train
The death occurred on Monday
June 11, at Jasper, B. C, of Mr.
George Ernest Townshend, manager of the Anyox Hotel, who was
proceeding east on his vacation.
The deceased had been in ill health
for some time past and was taking
a trip homeward. He was a son of
Sir Charles Townshend, late Chief
Justice of Nova Scotia. The remains are being forwarded to
Amherst Nl S. where interment will
take place. The late Mr. Townshend was a veteran of the South
African war. He was active in the
work of the local post of the Canadian legion. He was also a member of the Native Sons of Canada
and of the Terminal City Club of
Appointed Returning Officer
James Wilson of Anyox has been
appointed returning officer for the
Atlin constituency during the
coming election.
dered a lot of information.
He spoke very favorably of H. F.
Kergin, and said that this, constituency, could not do better than
return him to the Legislature. It
needs a lot of money to develop a
new province such as ours, he said,
and every application received by
the government for expenditure
could not be granted.
In reviewing the members of the
government he said that all had
made a success of business before
entering politics. The conservatives had made some serious
charges regarding expenditure of
funds. The most serious charge,
he said, had been investigated hy
three men, who were: Justice
Morrison, a minister of the Gospel,
and Mr. W. H. Malkin of Vancouver and not an iota of truth was
found to be contained in the charge.
These charges, he said, weresprung
for election purposes, and he firmly
believed that a govornment should
last only so long as it gave the
people good service,
Continued on page 5
High Grade Being Drifted on
At Toric Mine
A new drift that has been com
menced at the Toric mine is cutting
through a fine body of high grade
ore. A large sample of this ore
brought to town during the week,
shows it to be of an extremely high
grade character.
It is reported that the concentrating mill is being turned over.
High Grade Brought Down
From Musketeer
That the Musketeers group of
claims have high grade ore equal
to anything found on the surface in
the whole camp was. plainly shown
during the week, when a magnificent specimen of high grade galena,
copper ore was brought to Alice Arm.
The specimen was taken from the
surface, and the quality of the ore
was a surprise to many who are not
acquainted with the Musketeer
Group. Development work is
being carried on.
Double Wedding at Anyox
On Wednesday morning, June
13th. Christ Church was the scene
of a double wedding, when Rev. J.
S. Brayfield united in marriage Miss
Doris White to Mr, Harvey G. A.
Cook, and Miss Minnie M. Ennis
to Mr. James A. Handlen. The
young couples are comparatively
new arrivals in Anyox the brides
having arrived on Tuesday evening
from Kelowna via Vancouver by the
steamer "Prince Charles".
Anyox I. 0. D. E. Will Hold
Dance July 2nd.
Meeting at the home of the
Regent, Mrs. Lang on Tuesday,
June 5th. the local chapter of the
I. O. D. E. appointed Mrs. Cody
as convenor of-a committee which
will arrange a dance on July 2nd. in
honor of Dominion Day. The
Moose Orchestra will play.
The Chapter also took membership in the Navy League of Canada.
There will be no more regular chapter meetings until the first Tuesday
in September.
Anyox P. T. A. Annual Social
On Monday
On Monday evening at "eight
o'clock in the New School, parents
and teachers will gather for the annual farewell social. There will be
very little business, the evening
being primarily a social occasion.
During his visit to Alice Arm,
Premier MacLean was taken for a
trip up the Dolly Varden railway
and also across the Kitsault suspension bridge. He thus obtained some
useful information regarding local
problems. •
The Mandell-McLarnin fight pictures will be shown in Anyox on
June 29th.
Premier MacLean Gives
Address At Anyox
Speaking to a crowded hall in
Anyox on Monday evening, Hon.
J. D. MacLean gave a clear exposition of the record and the outlook
of the government. Telling his
audience that the railway and forest
policies of the government were
fully reported in newspaper despatches, the Premier enlarged upon
the record of his party in the field
of social legislation. He pointed to
the reduction of taxation which had
been accomplished and held out the
prospect of still further reductions
when his government should be
sustained at the polls. Of this last
eventuality he had, he said, no
doubt because firstly, his party
could furnish honest, capable men
for office; secondly, they were supported by the best types of citizens
and thirdly, because his party stood
for a policy of common benefit to
all classes, and a policy which had
thus far accelerated the prosperity
and successful development of the
H. F. Kergin Receives
Liberal Nomination
The Liberal convention held in
Anyox on Monday evening, unanimously elected H. F. Kergin, the
present member, as the Liberal
candidate. Premier MacLean, who
present spoke on behalf of the candidature of Mr. Kergin. The latter
also gave a short address. He
stated that he was perfectly willing
to step aside if any other name
came before the convention. No
other name being forwarded he
became the choice.
Anyox Girl Guides Conclude
Successful Year
At a meeting of the local committee on Girl Guide work held recently the work accomplished during
the past year was reviewed. The
local patrol now numbers twenty-
three. To date they have raised
$108 and are now equipped with the
snappy uniform of the organization.
Much credit is due to Mrs. M. L.
Campbell and Miss Daisey Hoadley
the patrol leaders. The Guides
wish also to thank the Community
League for the use of the gymnasium, and to express their appreciation to the Anglican Church and the
United Church for the use of their
halls. Their gratitude also goes
out likewise to the many mdthers
who assisted in carrying on the
J. Turnbull Receives Injury
While working on the crane in
the Smelter Wednesday morning
Jack Turnbull sustained a serious
fall. He suffered a compound
fracture of one arm and nasty cuts
and bruises. The hospital authorities report favorable progress.
Plans Being Formed To
Operate the Beach
Development work this year on
the Beach Molybdenum property,
which is owned by G. W. Bruggy
and Wm. McFarlane of Alice Arm
has been instrumental in adding
to the ore tonnage.
Considerable underground work
has been done at various times, all
of which has fully realized the expectations of the owners in regard
to ore quantities and values.
The ore is a high grade molybdenum, and the driving of a lower
tunnel will undoubtedly give a
much larger tonnage of ore. It is
claimed by experts who have examined it to be among the best, if
not the best molybdenum property
in Canada.
It is the intention of the owners
to form a syndicate in the near
future, for the operation of the
property. Machinery will then be
purchased, and it is expected that
no difficulty whatever will be experienced in making a profit on
operations within a short time.
Northern people will be given the
first opportunity to subscribe, and
later southern capital may be included.
No anxiety is felt regarding the
marketing of ores. Mr. Bruggy
has received numerous enquiries
from agents of European manufacturers, and these agents are ready
to make contracts tor regular shipments of high grade ore or concentrates.
All available data possible has
been gathered regarding price aud
markets, aud the installation of
necessary machinery should place
the Beach Molybdenum in the
dividend paying c+ass within a
short time.
It is located ou the beach 4 miles
down the inlet from Alice Arm.
Its proximity to tide water ensuring a minimum cost regarding
transportation costs.
Following are some of the uses
of molybdenum:
Small percentages of molybdenum
as a rule alloyed with chromium,
nickel, or vanadium, constitute different types of steels that have
been used for a w'ide variety of
purposes. The list includes automobile parts, aeroplane motor and
fuselage parts, section steel for
reapers and other agricultural implements such as shovels, etc.,
armour plate, battering tools such
as machinists' hammers, edge tools
such as chisels and hatchets, gears,
large and small, springs of all
kinds, shafting for heavy and light
machinery, balls for ballbearings,
rifle barrels, rivet sets, pierced
tubes, pressed metal parts, chains,
etc., and recently for heavy and
light rolls.
.There is probably no mechanism
that is subject to such hard and
variable usage as the working
parts of an automobile, and combined with this is the insistent
demand that the weight be kept
down. The steel employed must
have the combined qualities of
hardness, toughness, resiliency and
ability to withstand sudden and
great reversals of stress and a continued succession of shocks of the
heaviest character. It is claimed
by some automobile manufacturers
who have devoted much time to
investigating its merits; that molybdenum steel meets all these exacting demands and permits of a re-
Continued on Page 6 ALICE  ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Saturday,    June 16    1928
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Ann
Alice Arm and Anyox $2.50 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, $2.75
British Isles and United Status, $3.00
Notiees for Crown Grants -   -   $15.00
Land Notiees ...      -      $15.00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch
Contract Rates on Application.
E. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
Wednesday, July 18th. has been
set as the date for the Provincial
General Election. On that day
the people of British Columbia will
decide whether, in their opinion the
present government have carried
out their duties efficiently during
the past twelve years and are
worthy of a continuance of office
or whether the province would
obtain increased prosperity by
electing a conservative government
to administer our affairs. During
the next few weeks, everyone will
have ample opportunity of reading
and listening to the arguments put
up by both parties, and after
thoroughly digesting the mass of
information tendered, it is for
everyone to vote for the party that
they think most capable of administering the affairs of the province in
a sane, efficient and honest manner.
As an independent newspaper,
unattached to any political party,
it is our duty to give equal publicity
to both parties. And this duty
we propose to carry out, unless
unjustly abused. That we shall
be criticized by some of the adherents of both parties is to be expected.
Both parties have selected their/
candidates. The Liberals have
again nominated H. F. Kergin, of
Alice Arm, who has represented
this constituency for the past eight
years. Naturally he is well known
throughout the district and his
supporters are confident that he
will again lead them to victory.
He has lived in the north over
twenty-four years, many years before Prince Rupert came into ex-
istance, and has seen the northern
coast grow from two small fishing,
villages, Port Simpson and Port
Essington Io its present prosperous
condition. He is a pioneer and all
his business interests are in the
T. W. Falconer, of Alice Arm,
the conservative candidate is also
well known in the north, especially
among the old-timers scattered
throughout the riding. He has not
however, been in the limelight of
late years, quite as much as his
opponent, and has yet to make the
acquaintance of a number of the
late comers into the northern mining camps. He came north to
Stewart during the first boom, in
1910, and carried on a hardware
business there until 1916. At
that time Stewart had almost ceased to exist, and Alice Arm was the
camp that was receiving attention.
He removed to the latter town in
the spring of 1916 and since then
has conducted a general merchandise store.
Outlook For Copper Is
The outlook for copper stocks as
a group is distinctly favorable The
Bfookmire Economic Service, Inc.,
reports. Supply and demand position is sound, and copper as a metal
selling at pre-war prices is not inflated in price.
In 1926, 76,052 more tons of copper were produced than in 1926,
and 38,763 more tons were shipped
in 1927 than in  the  year previous.
Consumption is on the increase,
as is evidenced by its use in the
light and power industry, the building industry, automobile industry
and in electric appliances of every
Another factor of great importance lies in the increased efficiency
of mining and refining and the
steady decline in production costs.
Furthermore, The Copper Export
Association operates as a stabilizing
influence in the trade, seeking to
maintain an equilibrium between
supply and demand.
On the whole, the stocks of the
financially strong, low-cost producers are still attractive and if, as
seems likely, we run into a period
of further business expansion, copper stocks and copper business
should benefit.
Legislature Dissolved
June 7th.
With writs returnable before
Septenber 1 and with the Legislature tentatively summoned to meet
January 8, the eighth legislature
was dissolved on June 7 by Chief
)Justice McDonald, administrator
of the province, following a cabinet
B. C. Land Surveyor
Surveys of Mineral Claims, Subdivisions. Underground Surveys,
Civil Engineer of Registered Professional Engineers
Tolmie To Resign Federal
The resignation of Hon. S. F.
Tolmie, Conservative member for
Victoria, who is quitting the federal field in order to take the leadership ofthe party in British Columbia, is expected to be placed in the
hands of Speaker Lemieux within
the next two weeks.
Bowser Will Not Run
W. J. Bowser has stated he
would not be a candidate and
•would take no part in the coming
Over 3000 Voters In Prince
The total number of voters in
the Prince Rupert electoral district
is now 3,709. Of this number
slightly over three thousand are in
the city and the remainder in the
Here then, are the two candidates, one of which on July 18th.
will be exalted to the legislature.
Both are residents of Alice Arm.
Both are conducting a successful
business. Both are Canadian
born, and have families. Both are
northern pioneers and good Canadian citizens. Choose, and
choose wisely, using your own
good common sense.
Vaoant, unreserved, aurvayed
Crown landi may be pre-empted by
British subject* over II yeari of ace,
and by aliens on declaring Intention
to become British subjeots, conditional upon residence, oooupatlon,
and improvement (or agricultural
Pull Information concerning regulations regarding pre-emptions Is
flven ln Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
"How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
nhlch can be obtained free of charge
by addressing th* Department of
Lands, Viotoria, 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 6,000 board
feet pei acre west of the Coast Range
u.ud 8,000 feut per acre east of that
Applications  for pre-emptions  are
o  be addressed  to the  Land  Com
.ulsslonir of tlie Land Recording 1)1
islon, ln which the land applied for
ia situated, and are made on printed
nrms, copies of which can be ob-
i allied from th* Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied foi
five years and Improvements made
to value of $10 per-acre, including
clearing and cultivating at least ftv*
acres, before a Crown Grant can
For more detailed information set
the Bulletin "Hor- to Pre-ompI
Applications ar* rscalvsd for pur
chase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being tlmuerluiui
for agricultural purposes; minimum
piio* of ftrst-olass (,*»ble) land Is $6
per aore, and sedonu-dlass (graslng)
land $2.50 per aore. Further information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands Is given In Bulletin
No. 10, Land. Bs*i«». "Purohas* and
Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or industrial sites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may b* purohased or laasad, th* conditions including payment of
Unsurveyed ar*as, not exoeeding 20
aores, may be leaaed as homesites.
conditional upon a dwelling beini;
erected ln the first year, title being
obtainable after residence and im
provtment conditions are fulfilled
and land has been surveyed.
For graslng and Industrial purposes areas not exceeding 640 acre.-,
may bs leased by on* person or h
Under th* Grazing Aot th* Province Is divided into gracing districts
and the rang* administered under i
Grazing Commissioner. Annual
grazing permits ar* Issued based on
numbers ranged, priority being given
to established owners. Stock-owners
may form associations for range
management Free, or partially free,
permits ar* avallabl* (or settlers,
campers and travellers, up to tan
Powder, Caps, Fuse, Steel and Tools.    Rain test Clothing,
Stanfield's Underwear, Hand-made Boots.    A full line of
Quality Groceries for Mining needs.
Alice Arm
We carry at all times a Full Line of First Class
Groceries;    also  Heavy  and   Shelf  Hardware.
Clothes,   Boots,   Shoes   and   Rubbers   of   all
descriptions.    A large stock to choose from
Alice Arm
Alice Arm
The Bonanza Silver
Camp of B. C.
We invite you to investigate the  mining  shares now
being offered in Alice Arm properties and recommend
Kitsault-Eagle Silver Mines Ltd. (N.P.L.)
British Colonial Securities Ltd.
Suite 312, Standard Bank Building, Vancouver
Alice Arm Representstive:   A. McGuire
Men's Suits
Our stock of Men's Suits is now complete
and comprise latest styles and patterns.
Prices range from $15.00 to $35.00.
A full line of Men's Raincoats
LEW  LUN  &  Go.
General Merchants, Anyox West side of Smelter
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
Has produced Minerals as follows: Placer Gold $78 018,548; Lode Gold, $126 972,318; SUver $80£
787,003; Lead, $106,976,442; Copper, $209,967,068; Zinc $50 512.557; Coal and Coke, $284,699,133;
Structural Materials and Miscellaneous Minerals, $50,175,407, making its mineral production to the end
of 1926, show an
Aggregate Value of $988,108,470
The substantial progress of the Mining industry of this Province is strikingly exhibited in the following
figures, which show the value of production for successive five-year periods: Forvail years to 1895, inclusive $94,547,241; forfive years, 18961900, $57,607,967; for Hv..years, 1901-1905, $9650,, 968; for fivyears.
1906-1910 $125,534,474; for five years, 1911-1915, $142,072,603; for five years, 1916-1920, $189,922,725;
for five years, 1921-1925, $214,726,650; for 1926, $67,188,842.
Production Last Ten Years, $429,547,755
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 and are open for prospecting.
The Mining Laws of this Province are more liberal and the fees lower than those of any other Province
in the Dominion, or any Colony in the British Empire.
Mineral locations are granted to discoverers for nominal fees. ' ...
Absolute Titles are obtained by developing such properties, security of which is guaranteed  by
Crown Grants. , , . ,    ,     , ,        1 1       u        j
Practically all British Columbia Mineral Properties upon which development work has been done
• a e desc bed in some one of the Annual Reports of the Minister of Mines. Th*e considering
S,in£ investments should refer to such reports. They are ava.lable without charge on apphcat.on
to ^Department of Mines, Victoria, B. C. Reports covering each of the s,x mineral Survey
DistrIts are published separately, and are available on *ri™^'*^«^J™^
Survey of Canada, Winch Building, Van.-ouver. are recommended as valuable sources of inform-tion.
ft! SM&i. WM, M,™ fcf* jg-SfjS-rJjJJg •#•*-£-.
VICTORIA. British Columbia 4
ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD.   Saturday.    June 16    1928
Another Coast Copper
Mine to Operate
Drum Lummon mine, located on
Douglas channel, Skeena Mining
district, is to be extensively operated this season by Los Angeles capital, with the expectation some ore
in about sixty days. A crew of
men is already at the property getting it ready for development.
Incorporation has been effected
under the name of Los Angeles-
Vancouver Mines, Limited, a British
Columbia company, and the property acquired from Paisely Point
Mines, Limited, the stockholders
of the latter owning 200,000 shares
in the new corporation.
Big Blasts at Michigan Mine
Preparations are being made at
the Volunteer mine of Picklands,
Mather & Company on the Marquette (Mich.) iron range for two
large blasts, which are expected to
loosen about 450,000 tons of ore.
It was originally planned to shoot
the 700 6-in. churn-drill holes,
loaded with 5—in. sticks of gelatine
dynamite, at once, but a change has
Been made, and there will be two
separate shots. The first will require about 75,000 lb. of powder;
the second, about 65,000 lb. Both
blasts will be fired this month.
ere an
Quebec—When the 1928 shipping season opened here April 22,
the Canadian Pacific St. Lawrence
fleet supplied fifty per cent, of
the steamers that docked with S.S.
Montclare, Montroyal and Mallta.
The three ships'carried In round
figures 2300 Immigrants aboard
mostly of British stock and destined to farms ln tbe West.
International Advertising Convention and Exposition to be held
at Detroit, July 8-12, is already attracting wide notice and will contain under one roof everything relating to organized advertising in
every phase. Advertising men
from overseas will attend and
bookings are being made on Canadian Pacific liners from Great
Britain and Europe well ahead of
time in view of the large demand
for travel that will arise.
Sixty-five miles of salmon fishing in the Cains River, New Brunswick, were enjoyed recently by
five anglers from Chicago and the
U. S. Middle West and by a party
of New York newsipapermen, Including W. McGeehan, Internationally known New York Herald-Tribune sports writer. Both parties
were staying for albout a fortnight
in the care of Harry Allen, well
known New Brunswick guide. They
travelled Canadian Pacific to their
fishing destination.
Okanagan. — Word Is received
from Washington that the Okanagan project, during the last year,
had a higher per acre yield of
apples and a consequent higher
acre return to the grower, than
any government irrigation project
in the United States. The local
project, with 3.567 acres in apples,
has a yield of 25,142,750 pounds,
or 9,852 pounds to the acre, a yield
which brought the growers a return of $1,030,854, or the high record price of $289 an acre. On tha
Yakima project the average yield
was 9,602 pounds to the acre or at
the rate of $246.16 per acre. The
nearest approach to the Washington record was on the Sun river
project ln Montana, where the
average was $153.33 an acre, followed by the Boise project, with a
price of $148.
Ottawa. — The Department of
Agriculture has Issued a report
showing how the Canadian "Moth"
plane is combatting wheat rust-
how the Canadian Air Force, the
Federal Department of Agriculture
and the pathological plant of the
Manitoba Agricultural College at
Winnipeg are uniting to fight the
enemy. The report says: "The
work consists mainly ln the exposure of slides at different altitudes and at different locations.
These aeroplane exposures attempt to collect from altitudes of
from 1,000 to 5,000 feet the date of
the earliest appearance of rust
spores, the region over which they
first appear, the rate at which the
spore content of the air Increases
over various regions, the visibility
of spores caught at these higher
altitudes and the relation of certain environmental and cllmatit
factors to the rate of development
and spread of rust. Tightly stoppered bottles are used, containing
wooden paddles to which are attached microscopic slides lightly
smeared with vaseline. These
slides are exposed tor 15 minutes
at varying altitudes; the elides replaced ln the bottles and then returned to the Oovernment laboratory at Winnipeg.''
Long hair, says a woman's page
note, will come back slowly if at all.
Bobbed young ladies who are trying
to grow it already knew that.
Form No. 13, (Section 89.)
ln Cassiar District, Land Recording
District of Prince Rupert and situate
near Alice Arm, on the Kitsault River.
TAKE NOTICE that I, William B.
Bower of Alice Arm, occupation gardener, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
Commencing at a post planted at the
North-west corner of Lot 54 thence
northerly 20 chains; thence westerly
40 chains; thence southerly 20 chains;
thence easterly 40 chains to point of
cimmiencement, and containing 80
acres, more or less.
Dated May 29th. 1928.
(Fobm F.)
Certificate Op Improvements
"Polar Bear" and "Blue Jay" Mineral Claims, situate in the Naas River
Mining Division of Cassiar District.
Where located: on Trout Creek, east
of Trout Lake, Kitsault Valley, Alice
TAKE NOTIOE, that. I, Laura C.
Allen, Free Miner's Certificate No.
3469D, intend, sixty days from the
date hereof, to apply to the Mining
Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements for the purpose of obtaining a
Crown Grant ofthe above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under section 85, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 22nd. day of May, A.D.
British Columbia Forests yielded products
valued at this huge sum in 1927
Such production can only be maintained
in future years if fires are kept out of the
timber-lands of this Province.
The Beauty of Spring in the Land of the Maple Leaf
Distilled by
Coruolldated Distilleries, Limited
CorbjrTllle, Ont.
The largest distillery In Canada—making
quality whisky lor over 70 yean.
This advertisement is not published or displayed by   the   Liquor
Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia
Printing: :
High class printing ol all
descriptions promptly and
:   : neatly executed   :   :
Pamphlets,     Programmes
Posters   Letterheads
Envelopes   Billheads
Admission Tickets
Etc.   Etc.
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QiziHCtT op wa4.es ' e p i?anc^
•Spring la a rerarrectioa of nature,
*J aid human nature alio awakens
to new hopes. A story of a benign
season is given when the rising of
the sap signalixea the budding of
the tree, when the riven ling a
song of freedom and the birds add
their songs to the voices of little
children in streets or country lanes.
Though Spring and beauty can
be found anywhere, it is in the
country that it ia ideal Here one
can watch the tilling of the soil,
the plowing and planting that the
earth may yield for the needs of
man. Nova Scotia is delightful,
for there the bustle and •trees of
our modern era doe* not exist It
fc a part of that ancient eouatry
of Acadia, and H is one of the
moat beautiful provinces in the
Dominion of Canada. There is no
part of Nova  Scotia  more  per
meated with poetic legend and historic lore than the Annapolis Valley, Windsor, Grand Pre and Gas-
pereau. They were centres of
events ln the early history of the
North American continent, for
French explorers visited this section as far back as 1604.
Quebec Province in spring Is
equally lovely, and especially the
rural districts near the fortified
Old World city of Quebec. Old
Norman farm nouses sprawl along
country streete for miles. Wayside shrines are many in this devout province. Glimpses are had
through quaint courtyards or narrow galleries of women at their
spinning wheels. - Here, as in sections of Nova Scotia, time is apparently not fought for as elsewhere, f
Quebec is lovely   In   May, es
pecially during the Canadian Folk
Song and Handicraft Festival, to
be held this year from Hay 24-28.
At the Chateau Frontenac one Is
transported into -; past decades,
seeing the work of the habitants
as they ply their shuttles of distaffs. The musical programmes
are those of the early French
Canadians, habitant melodies,
brought over originally by ths
French of early days.
It is refreshing in this age to
have a little of the peace of the
old world, and Quebec is impregnated with an atmosphere of romance and pastoral beauty. Spring
days quicken the wanderlust, and
with the first notes of the meadow
lark and robin the country attracts, and "Only the call of ths
long white road to the far horizons
wall" lures and beckons to the unknown places, beautiful in Spring. ALICE  ARM   AND  ANYOX  HERALD,   Saturday,   June 16    1928
It is pleasant to think of the
Garden of Eden without taxes, reformers, working hours or relatives.
About the only thing a man can
achieve without some inspiration is
It can be proved without insurance statistics that careful drivers
live longer.
Al.  Falconer
Alice Arm
Baggage, Freighting, Pack
and Saddle Horses
Slab Wood Cut any Length
Every Order Given
Immediate Attention
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for  Rent
By Day, Week or  Month at
Reasonable Rates
N. Sutilovich        Prop.
Large Tonnage of Metals
Exports of load and zino through
the ports of Vancouver and New
Westminster amounted to 171,056
tons during 1927, it is shown by
statistics prepared by the Vancouver Merchants Exchange.
Pack Trains, Saddle Horses
and Heavy Teams
No Contract too Large or
too Small
Business Lots from $200 to
Residential Lots from $200
to $300
Robertson & Dumas
Agent's for Alice Ann Mining
and Development Co.
Welcome Hotel
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
Tobscco & Soit Drinks Cigsrs, Cigarettes
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
Worthy of your Support
Anyox Community League
Reading Room and Library
A wide range of Newspapers,
Magazines and Periodicals on
file.   New books regularly
Join Up!
Make   the League better
through your influence
Alice Arm
Bread and Pastry Always for
Gus Anderson
Seven Seas Traversed
p. uttf&aa.
HawaH Wound Itself-
AeouT Oun Hearts
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Our Floating Home
V\7 e passed in luxurious comfort, free from any
care or irritating responsibility and absolutely
■rithout one disturbing incident from continent to
continent," stated Lady Williams-Taylor on her return
(rom a world cruise on board the Canadian Pacific
liner, the "Empress of Australia," during which tour
five continents, twenty-one countries and twenty-six
ports were visited and seven seas traversed.
"With sheltered ease," continued Lady Taylor,
"we had unfolded to us the soul-penetrating magnifi-
sence and the somewhat repellant fanatical conditions
of India and distraught, yet ever thrillingly interesting China. We steamed up and down the dangerous
Pearl River, and saw first-hand the devastation of
Canton. Mysterious Java, and almost untouched
Sumatra, held us spellbound.   Singapore and its ever
growing docks amazed us, and lovely Ceylon enchanted us. But Hawaii wound itself about oui
hearts and, to its haunting 'Aloha Oe,' we saw it
fade away through regretful tears. Not only are
the islands more than fascinating, but the Royal
Hawaiian Hotel would tempt any traveller to return.
"After such a wonder tour of 133 days," concluded
Lady Taylor, "we 'Lotus Eating Tourists' have once
again to face the realities of ordinary existence without the untiring supervision and perfect organization
of the mighty and far-reaching Canadian Pacific
Railway and Steamship's protection and care of us.
It was, indeed, with hearts full of gratitude and
appreciation for our splendid captain, his staff, and
tor the constant and devoted attention of the cruise
directors, that we finally bid farewell to our floating
home—the 'Emnress of Australia.'"
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For sale at Government
Liquor Stores and Beer
This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor
Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.
A Book Full of Delightful
"DERHAPS you use St. Charles
**■ Milk already "wherever the
recipe calls for milk". In any
event we want you to have a free
copy of this helpful book. Send
coupon today.
Please send me, tree, St. Charles Book with 85 tested recipes.
658 	 ALICE  ARM  AND  ANYOX  HERALD,   Saturday,    June 16
Premier MacLean and
H. F. Kergin Address
Continued from Paget
In  regard  to  tbe situation  in
1916 when the • «over,.n.eiit took
over the reins of office, be said that
the conservatives had sold huge
blocks of lmd to speculators, and
said that 230,000 acres had been
80ld to one company in the Necbaco
Valley. Unemployment was rite
and labor strikes were frequent.
It is a blessing he said that since
then we have had a government
that can keep peace between capita
and labor.
In 1916,650,000,000 was invested
i„ the province, while 11 yearshuer
this bad increased to 2,400,000,000,
m. 4 times as much. The Premier
blamed the conservatives for increased taxation, when the government went into power, stating
that a deficit of between 4 anc'
million dollars occurred every year
under conservative government and
this had to be made up. Taxes
went up in 1917 he said because
the credit of the country was des-
troyed. In 1915 the government
could only get $86.00 on a $100.00
when borrowing money.
The Premier delved into the
financial position of the province.
He said that the government had
abolished the personal property tax
and substituted the Gross Income
Tax, which was much fairer. If
income was small a tax of J of 1
' per cent, wasoharged, and if income
was large 8 per cent, was charged.
One mine last year be said had
made $13,000,000 profit. In regard,
to Life Insurance policies no tax
was levied unless policy was above
In regard to borrowing money
he said $4,000,000 was borrowed
to pay debts left by conservatives;
p G. E. $13,000,000; Soldier's
Land Settlement $2,000,000 aud
Establishment of new industries
$1,000,000. Twenty million dollars
passes through government hands
each year he said, and they were
criticized by people who had not
handled $5,000,00 in their lives.
The Prospector's Tax was explained. The speaker said that it
was assumed each claim was worth
$5 000.00 and therefore six claims
would be worth $30,000.00. In
reply to a question, however, he
stated that he would donate
$1,000.00 to any institution chosen
if anyone could prove that a tax
had been levied when a prospector
made a sale of his claims. And he
added the tax never will be levied.
Beach Recreation Hall:
Pictures:  Tuesdays,
Thursdays, and Saturdays
Mine Recreation Hall:
Pictures:   Wednesdays and
H.   M.  SELFE
Office:   Opposite Liquor Store
M. M. STEPHENS & Co. Ltd.
The oldest Financial Office in Northern B. C.
Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
Meets every second and fourth Monday of
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
P.  O.  BOX 1604
Help the Organization
that Serves You
uilds Industries!
BRITISH Columbia's Power resources are the envy of the world. With Power, the
riches of the world can be won; with Power, ores can be mined ... smelted; transportation problems solved; manufacturing industries developed, and with them
population... pay-rolls. Power is British Columbia's strongest bid for more industries
... more people.
Of the millions of horsepower available In our
province, but half a million are now harnessed to turn
the wheels of industry. The great hydro-electric development at Bridge River will ultimately generate more than
600,000 horsepower, while the output at Bonnlngton
Falls and other points is being steadily increased. The
Campbell and Chilko Rivets, on the mainland, and
the Nimpkish on Vancouver Island, are capable of
tremendous power development for the conversion of
our forest and mineral resources into fabulous wealth.
Two of British Columbia's Electric Power systems
are among the greatest in Canada, each generating
more than 400,000,000 kilowatt hours in 1927. This
represents an increase in the last ten years of 98%...
truly a remarkable achievement!
Foreign authorities speak of this record as a measure
of the great vitality of British Columbia.
Today we rank third in power and industrial development among Canadian provinces. We have made greater
progress per capita than any!
It is the policy of British Columbia to foster the
development of the hydro-electric powers for the benefit
of the public. They are allotted to private enterprises
on condition that they will be developed within a certain
time, so that no exploitation of public assets may take
Millions of dollars are now earmarked for Power
development in our province. Dams are being built,
turbines installed ... transmission lines erected to care
for the imminent industrial development.
Thousands of dollars are being expended weekly on
materials and wages; thousands are feeling the immediate benefits of this enterprise.
Side by side with our power development, Industrial
Expansion has kept pace. Today 17% of Canada's external
trade is handled by British Columbia. During the past
decade, our basic industries have increased 101.3%.
Our total payroll, including all classes, is estimated at
210 million dollars. Today, our Lumbering, Mining and
Fishing industries employ 72,517 people, paying them
175 million dollars in wages ... distributing an average
wage ranking among the highest in Canada.
These 175 millions in wages are a great contribution
to our annual internal trade in the province. They
have given our Industrial workers a buying power ranking
second in the Dominion and have largely been responsible
for our ever increasing prosperity, as evidenced by the
fact that the number of automobiles registered in the
Srovince last year was 76,187 as compared with 8,596
l 1916.
British Columbia's steady and varied Industrial
development has changed the conception in Eastern
Canada and the United States of our province. No longer
are we entirely dependent on the East for our manufactured products. British Columbia is Increasingly
furnishing her own needs. She now ranks third In the
whole Dominion as a manufacturing province.
Our phenomenal Power and Industrial growth has
focused the attention of the great industrialists and
. investors on our province. Today, British Columbia'in
the eyes of the world, stands for Power, Progress and
Plenty. May our efforts of the neit ten years stabilize
and Increase our Prosperity!
Read these announcements and understand your province's
progress ... clip them out and send them to friends. If you
desire extra copies of these announcements a note to this
newspaper will bring them. Advertise your Province!
Married Men Gain  Victory
At Baseball Game
In the benefit game staged for
the Anglican Church on Wednesday
night the married men wore victorious over the bachelors by four runs
to two. The latter clung to a two
run lead for several innings but in
fifth, errors and hits sent three runs
in for the family men. A snappy
double play initiated by J. L. Stewart cut off a last inning rally by the
bachelors. The weather was threatening and the crowd consequently
small. The exhibition might very
well be repeated.
Anyox High School Social
The students of the High School
will hold their annual social and
presentation of prizes and awards in
the Elks' Hall on Friday, June 22,
Guests will include the parents of
the matriculation students, the Executive of the P. T. A., school
trustees, and officials of the Community League.
Boat Schedule Again Changes
The summer schedule of the C, N.
R. Steamships has been slightly
changed. Word has been received
by the Herald from Prince Rupert,
that the Steamship Prince Rupert or
Prince George will arrive in Anyox
each Thursday at 10 p.m. and leave
as soon as possible.
• The Steamship Prince Charles
will arrive each Tuesday at 5 p.m.
and leave at 6 p.m. She will go to
Stewart before arriving at Anyox.
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Ed. Gustaffson, who has spent
the last 6 months with his brother
Charles in Washington, returned
on Monday.
Mrs. F. D. Rice arrived on Monday
from Vancouver and will spend the
summer here with Mr. Rice.
Neil Forbes arrived from Anyox
on Sunday and plans to spend some
time here.
George Beaudin has built an
addition to the Blue Front Hotel,
which is very attractive. Painting
is now in progress.
Fred Brown, who left here last
fall returned to town on Monday.
T. W. Falconer, conservative
candidate, arrived on Monday from
the south, and proceeded to' Stewart. J. A. Anderson accompanied
him from Alice Arm.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Mainwaring
who have been at the Toric mine
left on the Awake on Thursday
night for Prince Rupert. A. C. H.
Gerhardi accompanied them south.
The Welcome Hotel is looking
neat and clean in a new coat of
paint, which adds considerably to the
dignity of the downtown business
section of the town.
A McLagan Gramophone in first-
class condition, with 140 records,
composed chiefly of classical music.
Gramophone has nice tone and is a
bargain. For further particulars
and price apply Mrs. T. J. Kirkwood, Anyox Mine. Phone No. 218.
Save the Forests—It Pays.
Plans Being Formed to Operate Beach Molybdenum
Continued from Page 1
diiclion in the sectional  weight of
certain parts to a degree impossible
with any other known steel.
It is probably in the manufacture of automobile parts that molybdenum steels find their greatest
application, particularly in the
production of rear axle shafts,
transmission gears and shafts,
steering knuckles and pins, ring
gears, drive pinions, etc.
Tho chrome-molybdenum steels
used contain about 0.8 per cent
chromium and 0.36 per cent molybdenum.
Clifford Taylor of the Molybdenum Corporation of America, Pittsburgh, stated that:—
Half of the steels for automobile
business, etc., will be molybdenum
steels, estimating two million tons
of alloy steels, which would mean
about one million tons of molybdenum steel.
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Mr. Kenneth Smith of the General
Office staff has resigned his position
and intends sailing on the 22nd inst.
Mrs. W. Olson left on Monday
for the south.
N. McQuarrie was a south-bound
passenger on Monday.
Mrs. D. T. Evans left1 on Monday
for a vacation which she will spend
in the south.
Mr. H. B. Porteous of the Mine
left on Monday for holidays in the
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. McQuarrie
were out bound passengers on
Monday for a vacation in the south.
Mrs. Lazareck arrived from Vancouver on Monday's boat.
Arrivals from the south on Monday, were: Kenneth Furguson, J.
Russell, W. Webster, F. W. Howe,
C. Barclay, A. G. Young, J. McLeod, A. McKay.
Arrivals from the south on the
Prince Charles on Tuesday, were:
R. C. Hardy, Mr. Honeyman, Miss
White, Miss Ennis, T. F. Mitchell,
Mrs. Cathro, Harry Cathro.
Among the departures on Monday
for Vancouver, were: R. C. Cornish,
J. Mann, Mr. Harrington.
Miss Beryl McKay who has been
on the staff of the General Office
left on Monday for the south. She
will shortly be married, and her
many friends wish her all happiness
Departures on Monday for Prince
Rupert were: J. W. Turner, Ed
Larson, R. Fox, C. Barclay.
Mrs. J. Cathro arrived on Monday
from the south,
Mrs. F. Larson arrived home on
Monday from an extended visit in
the south.
C. M. Merryfield arrived on Mon
day from Vancouver, and has taken
a position at the Beach Barbershop.
Rev. and Mrs. J. S. Brayfield
arrived home on Monday from
Prince Rupert, where they attended
the Anglican Church Synod.
Owing to the change in the boat
schedule the Herald, commencing
next week,, will be published on
Friday and will reach Anyox on
Friday afternoon.
When you're hungry for real
food—the homey kind—come
over to the
The home of pure wholesome
food,   friendly   service and
welcome atmosphere
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.
Morrison Transfer
and Fuel Co.
Office: 369 Dunsmuir St.,   Phone Sey. 3681
Res. 465, 46th. Ave. E., Phone Fraser 804-R
Candies, Magazines, Stationery,
Proprietary Medicines, Toilet Articles. Etc.  g
W. M. ClimmingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papers
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
W. A. WILSON, Manager
Dealers in Fresh, Salt, and Smoked Meats,
Fish and Poultry
i ■
Advertise in the Herald
S.S. Prince George leaves Anyox for Prince Rupert, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle, and intermediate points, each Thursday, at 11.00 a.m.
S. S. Prince John leaves Prince Rupert, for
iNorth anil South Queen Charlotte Islands, fortnightly.
Trains leave Prince Rupert Daily except Sunday, at 11.30 a.m.,
for Jasper, Edmonton, Winnipeg, direct connections for all
points East and South.
Use Canadian National Express for Money Orders, Foreign
Cheques, etc., also for your next shipment.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings or further information, apply to any Canadian
National Agent, or to R. F. McNAUGHTON, District Passenger Agent
Prince Rupert, B. C.
Light weight  Balbriggan Combs  $1.25
Light weight Balbriggan Combs, two piece, per garment       .75
Forsythe Athletic Combs       1.00
Forsythe   " "      1.50
Hatchway" "      150
Jaeger      " "     4.25
Boys Pure Wool Bathing Suits.  $2.00
Men's Pure Wool Bathing Suits $3-75, 4.25 and 4.75
With warmer weather coming
on, the heavy clothes and overcoats are forgotten. Now is the
time to make the moths uncomfortable. Prevention is cheap.
Cure is often impossible.
Fly Tox: ■ • • 50c. 75c. $1.25 $4.50
Fly Tox Pump Sprayers 50c.
Kreso Spray: an all-round antiseptic
and deodorant, 8 oz. bottle  50c.
Pint tin  75c.
Lavender,   Camphor   and   Cedar
Flakes, per package  25c.
Something light and cool in Boots and
Oxfords.   These all made specially for
comfort, turned soles and rubber heels
Men's White Canvas Boots, leather soles.
McKay stitched. $3.75
Men's Work Boots, guaranteed all solid
leather, priced from $5.00 to $7.50
Men's Dress Oxfords, Brown and Black,
latest up-to-date  styles,   priced   from
Children's Creepers in Sand and Blue       75c.
Children's Rompers from... •. 80c. to 1.35


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