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THE HERALD
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
VOL. 8,   NO. 24
Alice Arm, B. C, Saturday, December 22, 1928
5 cents each.
Ore  Body   At   Tiger
Crosscut 14 Feet In
No. 2 Tunnel
Ore Also Being Crosscut No.
3 Tunnel
The ore body in the No. 2 tunnel
at tlie Tiger has been crosscut, and
is shown to have a width of 14 feet
of silver ore. The ore was cross-
out at a depth of 300 feet from the
surface. The ore is of good grade
and samples have been sent out
for assaying.
Development work is now being
concentrated on No. 3 tunnel.
This tunnel is ill over 270 feet. A
body of ore 7 feet wide, of which
there were no surface indications
was cut through at a distance of
200 feet from the portal. At 270
feet another blind ore ledge was
encountered, and latest reports
from the mine state that it has not
yet been crosscut by the tunnel.
Both of the above mentioned
strikes were unlooked for.
It is expected that an additional
100 feet will have to be driven
before the ore body of No. 2 tunnel
is encountered. When this has
been done, a depth of 450 feet on
the ore will have been obtained.
As soon as the ore in No. 3 tunnel is intersected, work will be
pushed on No. 4 tunnel, and its
successful completion will give a
depth on the ore of 800 feet.
Judging from the successful operations to date with the comparative
ease in locating ore bodies on each
level, the Tiger has every indication of being rapidly developed into a, valuable mine.
■ Britannia Co. Are Busy
Investigating Toric
The " Britannia Mining and
Smelting Co. who recently acquired an option on the Toric mine
are thoroughly sampling it,
three crews being engaged oh the
work.
C. V. Brennan of the Britannia
Company staff, who arriyed last
week, has made a geological examination of the mine. He left on
Thursday for the south and expects
to return during the latter part of
January.
Regarding future plans the management at the mine were somewhat reticent when approached on
Thursday. Plans, however, may
be made public in the near future,
H. T. Airey is in charge of operations.
One dollar invested in a year's
subscription to the improved
Family Herald and Weekly Star
of Montreal will bring the farmer
(better dividends that one hundred
dollars in the bank.   The farmer's
[■wives, daughters and sons, get
free, the best magazine extant.
May Yokt Christmas Morning Be Qlorbus
and Your Smile of Christmas Cheer
Spread on Thmgkout the Year
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I ALICE ARM NOTES   I
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A. Knox, superintendent at the
Tiger mine left on Thursday for
Vancouver, where he will spend the
holidays with Mrs. Knox and
family.
C. V. Brennan, who has made an
examination of the Toric mine for
the Britannia Mining and Smelting Co. left on Thursday.
W. B. Bower left on Monday for
Vancouver, and will spend the
next two or three months with
Mrs. Bower and family.
J. Wells left on Monday for Vancouver where he will spend a vacation.
S. Briggs left on Thursday for
Vancouver where he will spend the
Christmas holidays with relatives.
Mrs. N. Fraser who was recently
called to the bedside of her sister
in Washington returned home on
Monday. Her sister expired shortly
before she reached her.
Chas. Hutchinson, former liquor
vendor at Alice Arm, left on Monday for Burns Lake where he will
relieve at the Liquor Store. The
local store closed last week for a
short period.
J. Wilson left on Monday for
Smithers, where he will spend holidays with his sister Verna.
Mrs. Craig of Camp 8 spent a
few days in town this week, the
guest of Mrs. J. Wier.
Mrs. Hebden of Camp 8 left on
Thursday for Vancouver, where
she will spend the holidays.
Miss Alice Kergin and Master
Ted arrived home yesterday
from Anyox, where they are attending High School, and will
spend the holidays with tlieir
parents.
T. J. Kirkwood of Anyox has
been appointed a Justice of the
Peace.
Engineer mine, Atlin district,
employed in the neighborhood of
35 men during the past few winter
months, and the mill has been
treating ore since August. The
mill may not be operated after
freeze-up. In 1927 season, stoping and underground exploration
were carried on with fairly encouraging, results.
Local Mining Co. Gives
District Publicity
During the week we received a
very descriptive folder published by
the Kitsault-Eagle Silver Mines Ltd.
It provides a mass of information
concerning the various properties
held by the company, and should
go far in giving publicity to Alice
Arm in general.
Illustrations show a general view
of Alice Arm with mountains in the
background. Views of ore out-
croppings on the properties are also
shown together with camps. A
map of the company's holdings is
also given.
The Kitsault-Eagle Co. control,
five properties. They are the Sunrise Group, 24 claims; Silver Cord
Group, 6 claims; Eagle Group, 6
claims; Le Roy Group, 14 claims,
making a total of 50.
At the present time development
work is being concentrated on the
Sunrise, where a tunnel 800 feet in
length is being driven, which will
encounter the ore at a depth of 500
feet
ANYOX NOTES
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BIRTHS AT ANYOX
Bom to Mr. and Mrs.. M. 0.
Boyce at the Anyox Hospital, on
Thursday, December 13th. a son.
Bom to Mr. and Mrs. A S.
Nickerson at the Anyox Hospital,
on Monday, December 17th. a
daughter.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Marshall
Smith of Alice Ami, at the Anyox
Hospital, on Monday, December
17th. a daughter.
Christmas Tree and Entertainment Tonight
The annual Christmas Tree and
Entertainment of the Alice Arm
children will be held this evening
at the school, commencing at 7.30
p.m. sharp. Don't miss it or you
will regret it.   Everyone welcome.
Mild Winter  Experienced
In Interior
Smithers district is experiencing
an unusually mild winter and there
is practically no snow as yet. The
open weather is a great help to
farmers as far as transportation is
concerned.
Miss Hoadley of the school staff
left on Thursday for Christmas
holidays in the south.
Mrs. R. Smith arrived in town
on Monday from the south.
Miss M. Pamplin was an arrival
on Monday's boat.
Among the arrivals on Monday,
were: Kenneth Evans, C. H. Cam-
on, V. Moore, It. D. Douglas, M,
Smith.
Miss Cobbin of the general office
staff left town on Monday for the
south.
Have you purchased your box of
El Doro cigars for the festive
season?
T. McRostie was a southbound
passenger on Monday.
Among the departures on Monday, were; W. Robertson, A. E.
Triukler, R. L. Williams, H.
Evans. .
Mr. H. M. Selfe left on Thursday
for the south on a combined business
and pleasure trip which will consume a month.
Frank B. MoLellan left Anyox
on Thursday after several year's
residence here. He was identified
with numerous activities and his
many friends are sorry to see him
depart. >
Mt. Fordyce Clark, assistant
High School principal left on
Thursday for holidays in Vancouver. He accompanied the High
School basketball team to Prince
Rupert.
Miss Elaine Griffith left on
Thursday having severed her connections with the Granby Bay
schools.
D. J. Hartley prinoipal of the
Public School left on Thursday
for Viotoria, where he will spend
Christmas holidays with Mrs.
Hartley and family.
Owing to non-arrival of copy
from Anyox yesterday we regret
that we could not carry our full
amount of Anyox news this week.
We hope, however, to publish it in
our next issue.
A little slush on the streets of
the twin mining camps of Anyox
and Alice Arm is the only reminder of winter. Autos and wagons
are still the means of locomotion
Verily our climate is improving.
Beach   Ladies   Defeat
Mine Basketballers
In Wild Game
Customers at the games on Monday night certainly got their money's
worth. With the teams battling
fiercely with no advantage violations
were frequent and the uproar general. The strain on the spectators
was terrific. The holiday season
should allow all concerned to calm
down a little.
The Mine Ladies took the first
half of their game easily at 7-2.
Pat O'Neill made the first basket of
the game but all other Beach efforts
were wild, iucluding a flock of free
throws. At half time Miss Greenwood appeared on the scene.
Beatrice Watson went on in place
of May Rowland who had been
banished and made a one-handed
shot that counted for 9-2.
Pat O'Neill was back in the game
and she and Miss Greenwood, aided
by stout work on the Beach defence
worked up to 9-8. Time out was
taken for debate. At the resumption Julia Calderoni tossed in a free
throw to lead 10-8. But Miss
Greenwood dribbled up the side to
even the score.
With the Beach fans crying for a
point, Miss O'Neill let a good
chance go and the Miners threw on
more steam in an effort to break
the tie. It cost them the game.
Julia acquired the fourth personal
and left the game which was deferred to allow the officials to hear
the disputants.
With four players the visitors resumed the fray but five good players are needed to turn back the
Beach Ladies these days. A basket
and a free throw by Miss Pat O'Neill
were the next items and Miss
Greenwood added another point
before the whistle blew to end it at
14-10
Beach: P. O'Neill 9; M. O'Neill;
M. McRostie; A. Scott; T. Gordon;
T. O'Neill; T. Greenwood 5. Total
14.
Mine: H. Calderoni 3; J. Calderoni 3; May Rowland 2; M. Marriot;
A. McLachlan; B. Watson 2. Total
10.    Referee G. M. Lee.
Premier To Again Pay
A 6-Cent Dividend
That 24 per cent, per annum is
being continued as the dividend rate
of the Premier Gold Mining Co. is
indicated by the fact that the company has declared another dividend
this week of 6 cents a share, payable
January 6 to shareholders of record
December 14.
The past three declarations have
been at the rate of 6 cents a share
quarterly while the previously maintained rate was 8 cents or 32 cents
quarterly.
Issued capital of the company is
5,000,000 shares of $1 par.
Subscribe to the Herald ALICE  ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Saturday,    December   22    1928
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Isused every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Ann and Anyox $2,511 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, $2.75
British Isles and United States, $3.00
Notices for Crown Grants -   -   $15.1)0
Land Notices -      - $15.00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch
Contract Rates on Application.
B. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
Christmas, the great christian
festival of the year is here again,
and what a wealth of memory is
summed up in the word Christmas.
To many of us and certainly to
all children there is no happier or
more comforting word in our
language. The word Christmas
radiates happiness, good cheer,
merrymaking and laughter. It is
a time honored day yet the joys are
ever new. The message of old
rings out as clear as ever—"Peace
on earth goodwill towards men."
On Christmas Day we celebrate
the birth of our religion. A religion
founded on brotherly love one to
another. On that day we will
wish everyone a Merry Christmas.
Old wrongs will, or should be forgotten. Not only on Christmas
Day should we be pleasant to
everyone we meet, but as good
christians we should carry the
message of goodwill throughout the
coming year.
British Consumption Of
Copper Increases
British consumption of copper,
tin, and zinc during the first six
months of 1928 showed an increase
over that for the corresponding
period of 1927, though the total increase for the three metals was
almost balanced by a decline in the
consumption of lead, according to
the U. S. Department of Commerce.
Copper ore imports during the
first half of 1928 came to 109,730
tons compared with 96,057 tons and
87,471 tons for the corresponding
periods of 1927 and 1926, respectively.
The whole Dominion is talking
of the great improvement in the
Family Herald and Weekly Star,
Montreal. At $1 a year or three
years for $2 it is the Farmer's
highest dividend paying investment, and the family circle gets
with it the best of all magazines
free.
Tram To Porter-Idaho
Will Be Completed
Next Spring
Stewart News
With ten men shoveling snow to
keep the trail passable, Jack Rennie
is moving the last of 300 tons of
supplies from Green Point cabin to
the Porter Idaho and Prosperity.
This has been a long, hard season
for his pack train, and they are
about ready for a winter's rest.
In the desperate battle waged between the Premier Gold Mining Co.
and the weather in regard to constructing a tram to the Porter Idaho mine this year, the weather won
by two weeks, despite the limit of
human endurance and ingenuity-
being employed. This struggle was
necessitated by a large shipment
of steel of the wrong size being
sent in which delayed the construction for six weeks. However, when
conditions are favorable in the
spring for the resumption of work,
two weeks should see the tram
ready for operation.
Meanwhile at the mine the crew
consists of 25 men who are drifting
and upraising under the direction
of Foremen MoManning. The work
is being done to block out ore and
provide ventilation. The crew at
the lower terminal has been reduced to about five men, who are
working on the power plant that
has been connected up with the
Silverado as an extra precaution in
ease the International Electric
power supply proves inadequet at
any time.
On the Prosperity, lying just
above the Porter Idaho, twenty men
are employed. These crews represent the maximum that will probably be kept on all winter. Results of the work cannot be definitely learned, as it is the policy
of the management to report to
headquarters and not to the public.
Over   200,000   Radios
Canada
In
The total number of licenced
radio stations in operation in the
Dominion and on ships registered
therein was 216,700 on March 31,
1927.
The epidemic of colds prevailing
at present is said to be responsible
for a heavy demand of rum and
honey, a popular remedy. Many
thrifty sufferers dispense with the
honey.
NOW BEING DEVELOPED
Utility Mines No. 1 Limited have
taken over the Tiger and Kitsol Groups
in the Upper Kitsault Valley, and an
intensive program of development work
has been inaugurated.
For Full Information appl\) to the Fiscal Agents:
Utility Mining & Financing Co. Ltd.
830-831 Rogers Building, Vancouver, B. C.
British Company   Gathers
Much Data
In two years previous to June 30,
1927, Porcupine Goldfields Development and Finance Company, of
London, investigated 644 mining
propositions in Canada. Previous
to that, 392 propositions had been
submitted, a total of 1,036 properties, particulars of which had been
looked into.
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When the colored couple were
being married by the clergyman
and the words, "Love honor and
obey" were spoken, the bridegroom
interrupted:
"Read that again, still! Read it
once moh, so's de lady kin ketch de
full solemnity ob de meanin'. I's
been married befoh."
The longest fence in the world is
one of wire-netting in Australia,
1,236 miles long. Its object is to
keep rabbits from cultivated fields.
FIFTH PR128 .
...$10.00
TEN PWZES OF 45.00 each
Below will be found t Puzzle that may appear
to be simple, but is oot so simple as it looks.
Try it, and if you solve it correctly, and will
sell for ds I boxes of HOME SALVE at 25 cents
per box you have an excellent opportunity to
Tin a CASH PRIZE, ranting in value from »5.00
to «50.00.
HOME SALVE is a Household Emergency
Remedy that is easily sold. Housekeepers need
it, nd use it. It ia becoming more popular
every day.
There is an entrance to the above maze at each
corner. One of these entrances leads you into
and around the maze, (but uot through the
centre) then out again at the corner at which
yon started. Find this path and trace it with a
soft pencil and you will have the outline of a
popular fruit.
Cut out the Puzzle and write your name and
address plainly on a sheet of paper, together with
the words "I have solved the Puzzle and find the
fruit to be a (state the fruit, that  you
find it to be). Ve will then notify you immediately if you are correct, and if so, will
send you, at our risk and expense 8 boxes of
HOME SALVE to be sold at 25 cents per box.
The First Prize is »50.00 in Cash, the Second
Prize $40.00 in Cash and so on down the Use
until all the Prizes are exhausted.
VE HAVE GIVEN AWAY THOUSANDS OP
DOLLARS IN CASH PRIZES TO PERSONS WHO
CORRECTLY SOLVED OUR PUZZLES AND
SOLD HOME SALVE.
We see no reason whatever why you should not
be s Cash Prixe Winner. Is it not worth your
while to try? Send you answer to-day. Don't
fail to write the words we mention neatly, and
state what_ the fruit you found is, as in the
event of ties, writing and neatness will be considered factors.
HOME  MANUFACTURING CO.   Dept.G
McNab  Building,       TORONTO   3.
B. P. O.  ELKS
Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
ANYOX LODGE No. 47
Meets every second and fourth Monday of
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application to club manager
BUILDING LOTS
ALICE ARM
Business Lots from $200 to
$500
Residential Lots from $200
to $300
Robertson & Dumas
Agents for Alice Arm Mining
and Development Co.
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PIONEER MESS
CAFE
ANYOX B. C.
Bread,  Cakes, Pastry,
Catering
SPECIAL DINNERS
ARRANGED ON REQUEST
PHONE  273
Al. Falconer
Alice Arm
Baggage, Freighting, Pack
and Saddle Horses
COAL & FINISHED LUMBER
Slab Wood Cut any Length
Every Order Given
Immediate Attention
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Before selecting your Christmas gifts inspect our
wide range of articles.   We have a large assortment suitable for ladies, gentlemen or children.
Pay us a visit.   We are open until 10 p.m.
LEW  LUN  &  Co.
General Merchants, Anyox West side of Smelter
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
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The Season's Greetings
with every good wish
lif   for a joyous Christmas
T. W, FALCONER
GENERAL  MERCHANT
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Department of Mines.
VICTORIA, B. C.
Annual Review  and
Estimate This Month
The Annual Preliminary Review and Estimate for the year
1928 now is in the printer's hands. It will be available for-
distribution before the end of the present month. Containing an estimate of the mineral production for the past year,
a general summary by the Provincial Mineralogist of outstanding events and of conditions which have affected the
industry during the year, and accounts by each of six government mining engineers of recent important occurrences
in each mineral district, it will be of interest and value to
all who follow mining development in the Province.
Write for Your Copy Today and Get on the
Mailing List
NOTICE: For Official Reports regarding British
Columbia Mines, apply to
Dept. of Mines,
Victoria, B. C.
Special Bulletins, Annual
Reports,   etc,   furnished
free of charge on
application
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ALICE  ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Saturday.    December   22    1928
Premier Tolmie Speaks
In Favor of Coast
Smelter
British Columbia has need of<|
another Trail smelter—one on tidewater—Premier S. F. Tolmie declared, addressing the banquet
which concluded the annual meeting
of the western branch, Canadian
Institute of Mining and Metallurgy,
held at the Hotel Vancouver last
week.
"We have heard much of the
Trail smelter," continued the Premier in a speech which was interspersed with rollicking anecdote
and bluff humor. "The time has
come when we need a similiar institution on the coast, where it can
take advantage of the cheap  water
rate.
"Miners," he added, "can expect
wholesale co-operation from this
government. We will be glad to
consult operators on any legislation
emanating from the ministry of
mines."
Following the Premier in response,
Hon. W. A. McKenzie told the
mining men that no amendments to i
the act would be submitted without
reference to the mining men of the
province. He also assured them
there would be no really drastic
amendments to the act at the coming
session. The government would
act with the utmost caution. The
minister added that the government
had no intention of forsaking the
policy of the late minister, Hon
Wrn. Sloan, in dividing the province
into six mining districts. He was
sure they had an excellent staff of
officials. Any changes to be made
would be for the betterment of the
industry.
Worthy of your Support
THE
Anyox Community League
Reading Room and Library
A wide range of Newspapers,
Magazines and Periodicals on
file.   New books regularly
received.
Join Up!
Make   the League better
through your influence
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A Merry Christmas to
all our patrons is our
message to you this week
from
BRUGGY'S STORE ^
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British Are Paying Off Their
Debt
A payment of $94,000,000 was
made last week by the British government to the United States on
account of the war debt. Payment
included $27,000,000 principal, the
balance being interest.
This payment brought the total
turned over to the United States
treasury since the funding of the
debt to $964,000,000, reducing the
amount outstanding to about four
and a half billion.
ANYOX .
COMMUNITY
LEAGUE
Beach Recreation Hall:
Pictures:  Tuesdays,
Thursdays, and Saturdays
Mine Recreation Hall:
Pictures:   Wednesdays and
Fridays
\f00L, BILLIARDS, SMOKES, Etc
\fielp the Organization
that Serves You
IN   THE
LEGISLATURE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
Unit an application will be made at
the next Session of the Legislature of
the Province of British Columbia for
uii Act to incorporate a oompany
under the name ot Provincial Telephone Oompany with an authorized
capital of five million dollars with its
head office in the City of Vancouver
and with tlie following powers:
To operate telephone, wireless telephone, radio-telephone  and  similar
services,  including services for the
transmission of sound, pictures, writing or signals; to hold and dispose of
lands, tenements and hereditaments
of any   description; to provide and
maintain all -inch buildings, works,
plant,  apparatus,  materials,   offices
and exchanges as may be necessary
for its business; for the purposes of its
business to provide and operate steamships and other vessels; to acquire and
use   any  privilege granted   by  any
Federal,    Provincial    or    municipal
authority; to acquire and use patent
rights; to advance money to any corporation,  company or   person    for
providing building or operating any
telephone system; to do anything as
contractor for others which'it might
do for its own purposes; to invest and
deal with its surplus funds; to enter
upon and break up highways, streets,
and public bridges and  to  construct
telephone lines along, across or under
the same, or in, under or over watercourses, rivers and lakes, subject to
the approval of the city or municipal
council where the proposed works are
to be situated within a city or municipality, and in other eases subject to
the approval of the Minister of Lands;
to construct works on its own property; subject to obtaining consentunder
the Navigable Waters Protection Act
of the Dominion of Canada, to construct, lay and operate submarine telephone cable or cables in any lake, river
or water to which that Act applies,
also between any islands  in  British
Columbia and between  such islands
and the mainland;   to cut a passage
for its  lines  where  such  lines  pass
througli woods subject to compensating the owners thereof for  damage,
and   to trim  trees   on   or   extending   over   highways   in   order   to
prevent    interference     with    good
telephone     service;     to      purchase
the whole or any part of the undertaking of any other company having
objects in whole or in part similar to
those of the company, or to amalgamate with such other company, and
to transfer to the company or to the
amalgamated company, as the case
may be, all or any of such franchises
or statutory powers as may be possessed  by such  other   company;   to
enter into and carry out any agreement   with   any    company    whose
undertaking is purchased 'as aforesaid in the nature  of  assuming  the
payment of or guaranteeing the payment of  principal  and   interest,   or
either, on bonds, debenture stock or
debentures, or assuming or guaranteeing tbe carrying out of its obligations or any part thereof;   to enter
into agreements for connecting its
system or lines with those of  other
telephone operators;   to expropriate
lands under the powers of the Lands
Clauses Act; tp make regulations for
its internal management; to fix from
time to time a tariff   of charges for
its services, and to collect, sue for and
recover the same: to borrow money;
to issue preference shares, debentures
or debenture stock either redeemable
or irredeemable; to issue shares with
or without  nominal  or   par   value;
to change its name pursuant to  the
Companies Act, and other incidental
powers.
DATED the 1st. day of November
1028.
McPHlLLIPS,   DUNCAN  &   McPHlLLIPS,
525 Seymour Street,
Vancouver, B. C.
Solicitors for the applicants.
Advertise in the Herald
Subscribe to Your Local Paper
A lis*aO Avm   The Bonanza Silver
/-Vllie nrm  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 Representative:   A. McGuire
For Results,  Advertise  in  the
Herald
FRANK D. RICE
B. C. Land Surveyor
Surveys of Mineral Claims, Subdivisions. Underground  Surveys,
Etc,
Civil Engineer of Registered Professional Engineers
ALICE AEM,  B. C.
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Welcome Hotel
Alien Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
Tobacco & Soil Drinki Cigars, Cigarettes
MEALS AT ALL HOURS
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
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ALICE ARM
FREIGHTING
COMPANY
GENERAL CONTRACTORS
Pack Trains, Saddle Horses
and Heavy Teams
No Contract too Large or
too Small
MILES DONALD Manager
This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or by
the Government of British Columbia ■^
ALICE  ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Saturday,    December    22    1928
Canada Leads In Production
Of Many Minerals
In a review of the mining and
water power industries of Canada,
issued by the Hon. Chas. Stewart,
minister of the interior, the country's position in the mining world
is reviewed. Canada stands first
in nickel, first in asbestos, first in
cobalt, third in gold, third in silver,
fourth in copper aud sixth in zinc.
In two years, three at the outside,
Canada will occupy the second place
among the gold producing countries of the world, passing the
United States.
When a man's business runs
down the sheriff comes along and
winds it up.
"Have you anything to say, pris-
ioner before sentence is passed upon
you?"
"No, your honor, except that it
takes very little to please me."
H
ere an
dTh
ere
(194)
More than 11,000,000 tourists visited Ontario during 192$ and spent
about $100,000,000, according to figures issued at the Provincial Parliament Building in Toronto the
other day. This is an increase of
over 20 per cent, over the record
made last year.
Production of tobacco in 1928
totalled 40,976,375 pounds from
43,138 acres. Of the total output
the Province of Ontario accounted
for 32,265,850 pounds from 32,654
acres; Quebec 8,546,325 pounds
from 10,368 acres, and British Columbia 164,200 pounds trom 116
acres.
Ethel Catherwood, who distinguished herself as an athlete representing Canada at the Olympic
games In Amsterdam ln August, has
been honoured by the Canadian
Pacific Hallway. A station on the
recently constructed Rosetown-
Perdue branch has been named
"Catherwood," after her.
Twenty-five years ago Thomas
Hubert, now employed as a baggageman on the C. P. R. between
Ottawa and North Bay, lost a valuable silver watch while working In
a field near Pembroke. The other
day a glittering object was turned
by a plough. It was Hubert's
watch, the glass broken and the
hands gone, but still retaining a
brilliant lustre. The field had
been ploughed many times since it
was lost.
Toronto is preparing to receive
the largest number of prominent
baseball figures ever to be In Canada at one time. The National
Association of Professional Baseball Leagues will meet there shortly and every baseball club in
America will be represented. Judge
Landis will be on hand, and the
total attendance Is expected to
amount to over five hundred, delegates coming from' points as far as
Pueblo.
The trnlnlnnd of artificial snow
that was brought from Hollywood
to Lnke Louise recently was not
required by John Barrymore, in
producing an Alpine movie story
to be released shortly, as plenty of
the real stuff was nvallable at the
glaciers. This popular actor, with
Camilla Horn and a cast of about
twenty-five persons, spent some
three weeks at the Chateau Lake
Louise, rising each morning at four
o'clock In order to reach tlieir
"locations" on Victoria and Saddleback Glaciers In time to get the
best light effects in the morning
for their various "shots".
When a young couple from Calgary drifted hack to the station at
Winnipeg 10 minutes after the "Imperial" had left for the east, Canadian Pacific officials were given
the choice the other day of feeding
and otherwise caring for a nine-
months-old baby for two days or
holding the train for thirty-five
minutes at North Transcona, They
chose the latter, much to the relief of the porter and conductor,
•who are not fainll" men The reunited family Failed on the "Montrose" to spend Christmas in the
old cciDtrv.
Mechanics Basketballers
Snatch Game From
Concentrator
Mechanics snatched a wonderfully balanced game from Concentra
tor in an overtime period getting
by on 32-29 count. Concentrator
even in the overtime drew to 28-
27 but this time Meagher was on
the bench of banishment. But so
was Evans who had shone on the
Hill side. The Reds were slow in
starting and trailed at 10-5 before
blazing up to lead 16-15 shortly
after the opening of the second
half. From then on neither side
had more than a three point advantage which favoured one then the
other to the accompaniment of
cheers and frenzied appeals from,
the investors. There were some
amazing shots and sonie easy
chances that left the spectators
nerve-wracked when it was over
Mechanics: Dodd 5; Evans 8
Lazarek 11; Deane; Lindgren 8;
Cloke; E. Barclay.   Total 32.
Concentrator: McConnachie 1
Musser 5: McDougall 6; Meagher 7;
McLeod 7; McColl 1; McKay 2.
Total 29.   Referee—Lee.
It was the evening after the
night before.
"How did you find yourself this
morning?" asked otie wan participator of another.
"Easily," was the reply. "I just
looked under the table and there I
Employment officials at Regina
state that out of the 6,000 British
harvesters brought to Saskatchewan, at least 75 per cent, will
remain in the West to become
permanent Canadian citizens.
H.   M.  SELFE
REGISTERED   OPTOMETRIST
ANYOX
Office:    Opposite Liquor Store
MINEBAL ACT
(Form F.)
Certificate of Improvements
NOTICE
"Rose Marie No. 1 Fractional,"
"Rose Marie No. 3 Fractional," "Cim-
erron No. 1 Fractional," "Cimerron
No. 3 Fractional," and "Royal Gold
No. 1 Fractional," Mineral Claims,
situate in the Naas River Mining Division of Cassiar District. Where
located: about one mile East of Kitsault River and about 20 miles from
Alice 4rm.
TAKE NOTICE, that we, E. C.
Pickett, Free Miner's Certificate No.T
11553-D and P. E. Peterson, Free
.Miner's Certificate No. 23527-D, intend
sixty days from the date hereof, to
apply to the Mining Recorder for a
Certificate of Improvements, forthe
purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant
of the above claims.
And further take notice that action
under section 85, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements,
Dated this 10th. day of October A.D.
1028.   >
E. C. PICKETT, P. E. PETERSON
MINERAL ACT
(Form F.)
Crrtificath ok Improvements
NOTICE
"Lion," "Tiger," "Plutus Fraction,"
and "Del Norte Fraction," Mineral
Claims, situate in the Naas River Mill
ing Division of Cassiar District.
Where located: on East Side of Kit.
sault River, about 18 miles from Alice
TAKE NOTICE, thatl, E. O, Pickett. Free Miner's Certificate No, 11553-
I), intend, sixty (lays from the date
hereof; to apply to the Mining Record
er for a Certificate of Improvements,
for tbe purpose of obtaining a Crown
Grant of the above claims.
And further take notice that action,
under section 85, must be commenced
before the issuance of Biich Certificate
of Improvements,
Dated this 15th. day of October,
A. D. 1028.
E. C. PICKETT.
PIONEER
HOTEL
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms (or Rent
By Day, Week or Month at
Reasonable Rates
N. Sutilovich        Prop.
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Anyox Community
League
The Council of the League
meets on the Second and
Fourth Wednesday of each
month, in Recreation Hall,
at 7.30 p.m.
KITSAULT CAFE
Alice Arm
MEALS SERVED AT ALL
HOURS
Bread and Pastry Always for
Sale
Gus Anderson
Proprietor
M. M. STEPHENS & Co. Ltd.
INSURANCE IN ALL ITS BRANCHES
WRITTEN ANYWHERE
The oldest Financial Office in Northern B. C.
Office:  PRINCE RUPERT, B. C.
WRIGHT & HINTON
LAND SURVEYORS
P.  O.  BOX 1604
MINERAL CLAIMS
PRINCE   RUPERT
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§May your Christmas be merry is
our sincere wish to everyone
W. M. CummingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papers
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
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STEAMSHIP AND TRAIN
SERVICE
S. S. Prince Rupert leaves Anyox for Prince
Rupert, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle, and Intermediate Points, each Thursday, at 11.00 p.m.
S. S. Prince John leaves Prince Rupert, for
North and South Queen Charlotte Islands fortnightly
PASSENGER TRAIN SERVICE  FROM  PRINCE RUPERT
Trains leave Prince Rupert each Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday
at 11.30 a.m., for Jasper, Edmonton, Winnipeg, direct connections
for all points East and South.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings or further information, apply to any Canadian
National Agent, or to R. F. McNAUGHTON, District Passenger Agent
Prince Rupert, B. C.
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GOOD WISHES
1F«
:or Christmas, 191%
We hope that a retrospect of the year just closing will bring
you happiness and that you will enjoy
A REAL OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS
JFat lh £feui gear, 1929
We wish you HEALTH—to accomplish the work you plan;
HAPPINESS—in the realization of something attempted,
something done: PROSPERITY—the reward of good work
well done, and, above all, we wish you CONTENTMENT—
the joy and satisfaction that mainly comes from
your service for others
GRANBY   STORES
Anyox, B. C.
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