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A little paper
with all the
news and a big
circulation
THE HERALD
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
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VOL: 1.4,   NO. 26
Alice Arm. B. C Saturday. January 5. 1985
6 cents eaol:
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Year 1935 Born Midst
Enthusiasm And
Merriment
If the year 1935 develops in proportion to its vigor and robustness
as an infant, it will be healthy and
hearty enough for anyone. Irt
Anvox its advent at the Gymnasium
was hailed by one of the biggest
New Year crowds ever assembled
in that building. The stroke of
twelve found everyone formed in
two giant circles, with hands clasped, ready to join in singing "Auld
Lang Sync." When tbe well-
known song was concluded, out
came Father Time, scythe and all,
followed by a lusty and muscular
infant duly labelled "1935." "Slim"
Yelland was the bew.hiskered re
presentative of the reaper, while
Pete Chenoski typified the New
Year. This simple and cleverly
done little act brought rounds of
applause from the crowd present.
The evening was one of merriment right through until the "Home
Waltz" was played somewhere
around 4 a.m. Everyone was
happy and gay and none were over-
buoyant. It was estimated that
nearly five hundred people partook
of the splendid turkey supper which
was served. Dancing commenced
quite early to the strains of Bun-
tain's Orchestra, who supplied the
music for the first half of the evening, the second half being taken
care of by the Elks' Orchestra under
the leadership of Frank Allan.
These two orchestras were very
popular with the dancers and were
most generous' with their numbers
and encores.
The decorations, carried out in
the Elks' colors of purple and white
and also with evergreen, reflected
great credit upon the committee in
charge. During' the evening the
guests were supplied with an abundance of fancy hats and caps, noise'
makers, and novelties, a colorful
and joyous scene being then pre
sented. The event was one which
will long remain as a happy memory
■to those who were present.
Well Known Anyox People
Leave For New Fields
Among those departing from
Anyox last Wednesday January
2nd. were:
Mr. George Hunter. George has
resided in Anyox for ten years,
during which time he has been
employed in the Boiler and Weld
ing Shop. He is well known, in
football circles) being classed as
one of the best "goalies" we have
ever had; and his work as a
soccer player was always a treat
to watch. A host of friends wish
him well in his new sphere of activity, whioh is Trail, B. C.
V. J. Foss. Jaok has been located in Anyox for five years, and is
leaving to take charge of the Van
oouver office of the Kootenay-Bell
Mining Companj'. Jack's work
has mainly been connected with
the Townsite Department and he
will carry away with him good
wishes from a large number of
friends.
Mrs. F. Watson Passed Away
On Thursday
The deatli ooourred at the Anyox General Hospital on Thursday
night, of Mrs. F. Watson, who has
been suffering for some time from
an attack of plieumonia. The late
M rs. Watson has resided for many
years at Anyox, where she had a
large number of friends. She
leaves to mourn her I6ss, her husband, Mr. Fred Watson and daugh-
Alice Arm Faces The Future
With Optimism
The sun of prosperity did not
shine very brightly on Alice Arm
during the past year. There were
not any mining operations oarried
on during 1934, and no one was
sorry when the old year had died
and a new one born. Everyone
looks with optimism to the future
and hopes that this year will see
the commencement of major min
ing operations that will continue
for many years to come, and as
they continue will increase in
volume.
Pioneer Mess   Annual
Dinner Was Well
Attended
Instituted in 1928, the annual
Pioneer Mess Dinner and Dance
has tlow attained its fullest maturity, and ranks among tlie most
important of the social functions
in the town of Anyox. The original idea of the prompters of this
popular social event was to provide
a special treat for the regular diners at the hostelry, and to afford
them an opportunity of entertaining their friends at their owi
special function. The event has
grown more and more popular each
year, and the one held on Friday,
^December 28th., found the prem
ises taxed to capacity.
An elaborate and most enjoyabli
dinner was served in the spacious
dining-hall, after which the guests
adjourned to the library for dancing. During the evening fancy
caps and other novelties were distributed; and the hall became a
scene of colorful animation which
will not soon be forgotten. Snappy
aiid tuneful musio was furnished
by Buntain's Orohestra, aud dancing continued to the wee, sma'
hours.
Anyox Scouts Entertained At
Christmas Party
At the Scouts headquarters in the
4"Marine Building" on Friday the
22nd., the Scouts held their Christmas party and made merry in a
number of ways. Presents from a
decorated Christmas Tree, were
distributed by Santa Claus, in the
person of Tom Kirkwood. Includ
ed in these recipients was Pete
Loudon, a Cub, he having won the
prize for collecting medicine bottles
for the Hospital.
Sixteen quarts of Ginger Beer,
supplied by Mrs. Gale, were consumed by the boys, as well as othei
dainties, no casualties being afterwards, reported. Expenses incurred for this enjoyable event were
defrayed by the A. C. L.
Outline Of The History
Of Copper Uses From
Ancient Times
Anyox People Thanked For
Recent Donation
Alice   Arm Welcomes The
New Year
The old year was ushered out
and the New Year welcomed in on
Monday night at Alice Arm, by
the firing of several guns. A party
was also held at the Alice Arm
Hotel, where a number gathered as
guests of Mr. and Mrs. 0. Evindsen.
Cards were played during the evening and at the hour of midnight,
everyone wished everyone else a
"Happy New Year." IBfitfl
Construction of Silver City
Float To Soon Commence
Construction work on the new
Silver City Float and approach,
will be undertaken in the near
future. Messrs Currie and Son
contractors of Prince Rupert,  will
1 undertake the work.      Creosoted
ter Vera, also relatives in Engand.  I piling will be used for the approach. [
Anyox Scouts Good Acts
At Christmas
As was done last year, the Anyox
Boy Scouts undertook the work of
collecting toys for needy families.
A great many toys of all kinds were
collected, the majority of these being sent to the Scouts Headquarters
Toy Shop in Vancouver for repairs
and finishing. A few parcels were
sent to northern points, and a
special parcel was shipped to Alice
Arm. Tbe Scouts did good work
with these toys, all of which were
greatly welcomed wherever they
were sent.
Oiice again the Scouts were to
the front in helping to reduce the
piles of parcels at the Post Office
during the Christmas rush. This
is the sixth year in which this work
has been undertaken by these willing boys, and needless to say, it is
greatly appreciated by the Post
Oflice staff and public alike.
Anyox Notes
Miss E. Steen and Miss C.
Boddie arrived on Monday from
Prince Rupert to visit friends here.
Miss Elderkin and MisR M.
Campbell returned on Wednesday
from a visit to the south.
E. Pederson and C. Brehaut loft
on Wednesday for the south.
The "Nechako Chronicle" of
Vanderhoof, under date Decembei
22nd., makes mention of the donation sent by the people of Anyox
through the A. C. L. for the pur
chase of gifts for the needy of ■that
district. At that time Constable
Jennings was busy arranging for
distribution of Christmas cheer, to
those who needed it most in that
territory. The donation was most
welcome and greatly appreciated.
Stewart Snow Plough Goes
To Premier Mine
The Stewart News
The big red snow plough, sometimes termed the battleship, was
given a good try-out this week,
having been driven through to
Premier, Wednesday and back
Thursday. The idea was more to
make a trial run over the road, as
it was possible some of the curves
would be found too sharp. James
Comer was at the controls, assisted
by Charles Young, 'under supervision of Hugh McDonald.
Having completed for the season,
the Canadian North-eastern Railway construction camp at American
Creek closed down during the past
week-end. Chief Engineer A. McCulloch and Construction Superintendent Angus Nicholson left for
the south on the George yesterday,
the former,expecting to arrive at his
home in Penticton for Christmas.
Mrs. H. Nuoioh arrived home at
Alioe Arm on Thursday after
spending holidays at Anyox with
her daughter, Mrs. J. McColl.
Subscribe to the Herald
The razor ranks with the collar1
.stud as a butt for jokes, yet bronze
razors were in use in Roman times
and half a dozen distinct types have
been    unearthed    and    preserved.
This is one of the points in the
history of copper revealed in "Copper Through the Ages,'' just published by the Copper Development
Association. Copper was one of
the first metals to be employed by
man, and it seems certain that the
secret of working it has been in the
possession of mankind for at least
fifty thousand years.
Traces of copper workings, dating
back to 6000 B. C., have been found
in Persia, Turkey, Palestine and
Egypt. The Romans made considerable use of copper for statues and
objects of art, vessels, furniture,
domestic and architectural articles,
artificial limbs, and surgical instruments. During the time of the
Romans, brass—an alloy of copper
and zinc—appeared forthe first time
probably accidentally. The historv
of copper in the British Isles, dates
back many centuries, for it was
firmly established before the Roman
invasion. The Romans vied with
the Phoenicians for the trading ot
copper, exported from Cornwall.
By the thirteenth century London
wes an important centre for bell and
ordnance founding, though a large
part of the copper was imported.
An Act was passed in 1689 which
gave everybody the right to mine
copper, and brass and copper began
to be used extensively for every
type of object from thimbles to
cannons. At the end of the eighteenth century Great Britain was the
largest producer of copper in the
world.
Boulton and Watt were now at
the height of their fame and a vast
amount of brass was required for
cylinders and other parts of pumping engines.
As the number of uses increased,
it became impossible for individual
craftsmen to possess all the tools
and patterns, which were required
for their production, and the trades
became specialized, with the result
that at the beginning of the nineteenth century, there existed a
large number of special trades such
as hinge makers, valve makers,
hatpin makers, and so on.
This article will be concluded
next week.
Advertise in the Herald ALICE    ARM   AND ANYOX   HERALD,  Sutumaj. January 5.   1H«5
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Ann and Anyox $2.00 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, $2.25
British Isles and United States, $2.50
Notices for Grown Grants - - $10.00
Land Notices - - - - $10.00
Transient Advertising, 50e. per inch
Contract Hates on Application,
K. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
Increased Output
Makes Low Prices
Will copper producing companies
of Canada, Africa and South
America hold a conference and decide to curtail production, as reported some time ago, is a question
in which everyone in this district is
concerned. For their own mutual
benefit they should not continue
over-production and keep prices at
the present low level. They could
just as easily obtain 12 cents a
pound instead of 6 if they regulated
production equal to consumption.
The chief cause of over-production,
not only in regard to copper, but
also all other base metals, is, that
the higher tonnage produced, the
lower the overhead cost. For instance if a mining company is operating a 3000 ton mill and then
doubles its capacity, it does not
double the cost of milling or smelting. This procedure works quite
satisfactorily if only a few companies
indulge in it, but when a few follow
this course, others are forced to
follow in order to be able to compete with the lowered prices. The
result is still further lowered prices,
which spells disaster for all, and
when even the most favored company is feeling the effects by lowered dividends or none at all, a
eonference is held to regulate
production.
On December Hth. 1934 the
Kamloops Sentinel newspaper attained its 50th. birthday. In commemoration of this auspicious event
a special edition was published. It
contained 48 pages, and gave a
complete history of the city of
Kamloops, also a history of old-time
pioneers and organizations, and an
outline of everything undertaken
from earliest days down to the
present time. The publishers of
the Kamloops Sentinel are to be
congratulated on the excellence of
their special edition, which would
be a credit to any city in the
Dominion of Canada.
Why should British Columbia be
forced to buy her supplies from the
high priced eastern manufacturers
and sell her products in the low
priced markets of the world is a
question that will loom large during
1935.
Everybody has now wished everybody a happy and prosperous New
Year. It is now time for everyone
to start making it as happy and
prosperous as possible for everyone
else.
The Herald is $2.00 a vear.
What Mining Means To
British Columbia
B. C. Financial Times.
Our new Provincial Mineralogist,
Dr. J. F. Walker, at the initial ses-1
sion of the Canadian Institute of
Mining and Metallurgy fall meeting,
held recently in Vancouver, has
estimated the Provincial production
of mineral at $41,863,150, an increase of 28J^ per cent, over the
previous year. Of this amount,
gold contributes the largest, with
a production of about $10,500,000
in Canadian funds.
What we wish to point out is the
importance to the economic position
of the Province of this mineral production. Dr. Walker estimates the
dividends to be paid by four mines
will total about $4,500,000, but it
is likely that the dividends to be
paid out by all mines will approximate something over $5,000,000,
or in other words 12^ per cent, of
the gross output. Since a considerable portion of these dividends
will be paid to British Columbia
citizens, there will be that much increased purchasing power. The
balance of the production, or exceeding $36,000,000, has or will go
into wages, supplies, machinery and
equipment, and not by any means
least, taxation to the Provincial
government as well as the Dominion.
This $36,000,000 odd millions,
with the exception of some machin-
inery and equipment which has to
be brought in from Eastern Canada
or the United Slates, has all been
or will be spent in British Columbia,
giving profit and employment to almost every industry and trade in
the Province, either directly or indirectly. Our mining industry is
probably contributing more this
year to our economic welfare and
aiding us to arise out of the depression than any other industry dependent upon natural resources. It is unfortunately, however, a wasting asset and must so
be considered by the public as well
as by our legislatures, who have
been, and are looking on it as a
source of revenue by way of tax
ation.
Consolidated Co. Pays Good
Dividend
Dividend disbursement of Consolidated Mining & Smelling Co,
for the last six months of 1934 wil!
be $1,166,966. Payment will be
made December 31st. to shareholders of record December 15th. This
dividend is at the rate of 4 per cent
for six months and a bonus of $1 a
share on each of the 536,184 shares
issued. This amount compares
with $660,793 for the first six
months of 1934.
Consolidated M & S Co. started
paying dividends in 1923 and the
disbursement at the end of this
month will bring the aggregate
dividends to $46,613,740.
The World's Silver Output
Declines
The estimated world output of
silver in September is 14,974,000
ounces or 499,133 per day as compared with August total of 15,481,-
'000 ounces or 499,387 per day.
Mexico's production decreased
6.7 per cent to 6,098,000 ounces
from the preceding months output
of 6,536,000. The United States
produced 1,786,000 ounces a decline
of 14.4 per cent from the August
total of 2,087,000,
BUILDING MATERIAL
Lumber, Shingles, Sash, Doors,
Veneer, Ready Roofing, Brick,
Lime, Cement, and other Building Materials.
Quotations Furnished and
Shipments made Promptly
SCOTT LUMBER COMPANY
LIMITED
1425 Granville Street, Vancouver B.C.
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Vancouver
British hospitality and British Columbia foods blend happily in
I making our guests comfortable.
Dining-room, lounge and rooms
are clean, homelike and quiet.
Near shops, theatres, boats and
trains. Mr. E. G. Baynes, well
known Owner-Manager of the
Grosvenor gives his personal assurance of the highest quality
modern hotel service to visitors
from all points in British Columbia.
Write For
Weekly and
Monthly Rates
(Brosutnor
lanctmrvr'x Hotel nf.lHstinrtioir-
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PIONEER MESS
CAFE
ANYOX B. C.
Bread,  Cakes,  Pastry,
Catering
SPECIAL DINNERS
ARRANGED ON REQUEST
PHONE  273
L.
BUILDING LOTS
ALICE ARM
First-class  Business  Lots at
8200    each,   and   Residential
Lots  as  low  as  S25.
Now ii the Time to Buy Property
E.  MOSS
Agent for Alice Arm Mining
and Development Co.
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A Complete Line!
We have on hand at all times a Complete Line of Men's
Wearing Apparel, including Heavy and Dress Boots and
Shoes. Rubbers of all kinds, Underclothes, Shirts, Socks.
Hats. Caps, Heavy Woollen Pants, Mackinaw Coats and
Pants, Windbreakers, Dress Suits, Waterproof Coats,
Overalls, Gloves, Etc.
LEW  LUN  &  Go.
General Merchants, Anyox West side of Smelter,
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
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T. W. FALCONER
GENERAL  MERCHANT
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The Minerals of British Columbia
This Province offers excellent opportunities for useful and
profitable investment.     British Columbia has produced
OVER $1,352,000,000 WORTH OF MINERALS.
The gross value of mineral production for the six months
ended June 30th. 1934, exclusive of gold premium, is
estimated at $18,667,691.00, an increase of 50.5 per cent,
over the estimated value of the production in the corresponding six-month period of 1933.
GOLD PRODUCTION: Gold production showed a
decided increase; a total return in Canadian funds
to the gold producers of British Columbia during the
first six months for 1934 being approximately
$5,028,124.00, an increase of 81.3 per cent, over
the return in Canadian funds received during the
first half of 1933.
Recent Publications of the Department of Mines
Annual   Report  of   the   Honourable  the  Minister of»
Mines, for the year 1933.
Summary and Review of the Mineral Industry of
British Columbia for the six months ended June 30th. 1934.
Bulletin "British Columbia the Mineral Industry"
(containing a short history of mining, a synopsis ot the
mining laws, and other data of value to prospectors.)
"Placer Mining in British Columbia."
•  Non-Metallic Mineral  Investigations:  "Barite,"  "Asbestos;"   "Glassware;" "Clay;" "Magnesite and  Hydro-
Magnesite."
ADDRESS ENQUIRIES TO:
THE DEPARTMENT OF MINES, Victoria, B. C.
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EVERYTHING FOR WINTER!
A Complete Line of Winter Goods always in stock, consisting of Clothing, Boots and Shoes.   A large stock of
Groceries, also Stoves, Stove Pipe and Elbows.
FINEST WELLINGTON LUMP COAL AT $13.50 PER TON
Alice Arm
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For Results Advertise in The Herald A LICK    ,V.KM    >
S'tl ANVOX    HKKALD.   S..t,ur;:a>. January 5.   1 Si: 6
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The Lure of the Lakes
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Music, moonlight, glorious
lake breezes with six hundred miles of sailing on the
Canadian Pacific's Great Lake3
vessels S.S. Assinlboia, Keewatin
and Manitoba are at the disposal
ot passengers on the company's
lines travelling from eastern to
western Canadian points or as a
pleasant diversion on the returning journey for the small added
cost of ten dollars for berth and
meals each way.
This   delightful   prospect  follows  the announcement  by tho
Canadian Pacific that four-piece
orchestras will, for a period of
nine weeks, dispense music on
the Assiniboia and Keewatin en
route while the vessels pass
through Georgian Bay, across
the northern part of Lake Huron, through the Sault Ste. Marie
locks and thence to Fort William
on Lake Superior, a pleasant,
lazy and restful, journey of 39
hours from Port McNicoll or
[ Owen Sound.
|   To all those who are planning
a trip to or from the vest, this
economical optional trip embracing dancing, cozy cabins,
plenty of deck space and luxuriously-appointed dining saloons;
with glimpses of ever-changing
scenery or bracing stretcher* of
blue water, is one that cannot
be overlooked. It Is at the disposal of every vacationist and
this season promises to be immensely popular not only with
Canadians but with visitors to
this country as well.
Radio Compass Aids Canadian Shipping
Scieace has come to the aid of fog-bound mariners
through the medium of the radio beacon or "lighthouse of the air". Its beam is picked up by a special
receiver mounted in the chart-room, called a Radio
Compass, and bearings are taken from two or more stations. The point at which the Bearings intersect i9 the
position of the ship. The advantage of position-finding
by radio is that the bearings are not affected by storm
or fog, as are visual bearingc.
Above is phown the "George L. Eaton" of the Hall
Corporation of Canada, the first of a number of ihipt
being equipped with a new Radio Compass, recently
developed by Northern Electric Engineers to meet the
particular needs of Canadian Lake and Coastal Shipping. Inset is Captain Barrett in the wheelhouse of the
Eaton". Above him is the receiver of the Radio
Compass.
The sketch shows how a ship at sea takes bearings
from two distant stations. At the right is the recently
developed Radio Compass. ■
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:rCTBre^H ALJCK    AK.M    AND ANYOX   H KHALI).   Saturoaj. January 5.   1HH5
The World's Deepest   Mine
Is In Brazil
Morro Vell.io mine of the St.
Jobn Del liny Company, Brazil, is
tlie deepest, mine in the world, having reaohed 8051 feet,
Robinson Deep, on the Witwatr
ersmiid is also over 8000 feet deep,
and liolnr.7410.
Kirkland Lake, Molntyre Porcupine ami Tuck Hughes are the
deepest mines in Canada, having
oarried shaft work to tbe 5500-t'ool
level',
Luke Shore, Hollinger and
Wriglit-Hargreaves are down between 4000 and 5000 feet, while
Sviv.uiite. Dome, Noranda, Mac-
,-iss:i. International Nickel and Con-
imii'iin are all down over half a
mile.
B.   P. O.  ELKS
Dominion oi Canada and Newfoundland
ANYOX LODGE No. 47
Meets every second and fourth Monday of
Ihe month
Hail for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application to ciuo manager
Low winter fares good from December 15 to February 28 are being offered by the railways covering round trips to Canada's Evergreen Playground, that favored
region in British Columbia called
Vancouver Island, with the beautiful capital of the province, Victoria, and all the sports attractions of summer available during
the winter months brought within
the purse limits of the average
Canadian.
The big event of 1935 will be
the pageantry and picturesque
functions of the 26th anniversary
of King George's accession to the
throne, set for May 6 next, which
will continue until well into July.
Summer sailings of Canadian Pacific liners have been planned to
connect with these events.
The Laurentians, Eastern Canada's winter playground, face the
biggest season in their history
with an ambitious programme of
ski events calling for ]9 meets of
various kinds, not counting the
Dominion and international intercollegiate championships extending from January 1 to April 21,
it is announced by the Laurentlan
Zone commiltee of the Canadian
Amateur Ski Association,
Recommendation of immediate
implementation of the Beatty Commission's report for professional
ranks of the Civil Service of Canada was unanimously concurred in
at a business session of tho Professional Institute of the Civil
Cervlce held recently at Ottawa.
Canadian Exports Show  A
Substantial Gain
Canada's domestic exports during
October, 1934, were valued at $67-
7-18,000, and show a gain of $7,-
259,000 compared with exports
valued at '660,489,000 in October,
1933.
Revenues of C. N. Railways
Increase
The gross revenues of the all-
inclusive Canadian National Railways System for the week ending-
December 14, 1934, were $2,882,-
893, as compared with 82,816,146
for the corresponding period of 1933,
an increase of 866,747.
The forests of Canada cover 1,_
150,000 square miles, or about one
third of the total land area of the
country. The stand of merchantable timber is estimated at 165,880,-
000,000 cubic feet, valued at
$1,689,000,000.
Advertise in the Herald
I hunting season is
here. In Canada the
wine of early frosts
in the air and
the maples, like banners of crimson anil
gold against the dark friendly evergreens, proclaim that once again the
" reel gods'' hold high carnival,
The woods are at their best—the
moose is slick and black, the buck
deer has his horns burnished to hi.s
fancy, the coal of the black bear
shines - like silk and the lustrous
robe  of the grizzly is a study in
dark and grey. The big-horn sheep
is restless and alert, the mountain
goat snow white and the caribou in
the prime. The grouse and woodcock
are plump and contented in the
coverts, while the ducks and geese
are gathering in favourite feeding
grounds in preparation for their
long flight south.
The game areas of Canada,
scattered from ocean to ocean,
are readily accessible from any part
nf the coniincnt. It is not a country
for the wealthy sportsman only;
Ihe   hunter   ivilh   moderate   means
may also be suited. Local residents
can enjoy a trip at a very reasonable
cost. Sportsmen from other lands
are welcome and are only asked to
show their appreciation of the privilege of access to her game fields
by obeying the hunting laws and
observing the ethics of sportsmanship.
A publication entitled " Canada's
Game Fields" which should be of
interest to sportsmen planning a
hunting trip in Canada may now
be had upon application • to the
National Parks of Canada, Department of the Interior, Ottawa.
or this Good Beer..
Canada Trade Recovery
Under Way
Across Canada's business front a
prosperity drive is under way and
results show that the first ten
months of 1934 have been unquestionably a period of definite economic recovery, according' to a report issued by the Dominion Bureau
of statistics. The betterment of
1933 was unmistakably extended
during the present year; and most
of the major factors have advanced
to the highest levels reached since
Canadian business encountered the
depression.
The trend of business operations,
reflecting tbe actual volume of production in a wide variety of industries, is the most significant factor
considered in this connection. The
business index expressed as a percentage of the base year of 1926
averaged 94.2 in the first ten
months ol 1934, compared with78.5
in the same period of the preceding-
year, The gain of 20 per cent
represents a marked advance over
the levels of 1933, especially in
view of the improvement which
took place in the later months of
that vear.
International Nickel Co.
Produces Much Copper
International Nickel Company of
Canada Limited is realizing an average recovery of approximately 75
pounds of copper together with 37
pounds of nickel, from every ton of
ore fed to the Coriiston and Copper
Cliff smelters from the Creighton
and Frood Mine.
During the past two years the
Coniston smelter has been rehabilitated and operations revived on
Creighton ore, which is now averaging roughly 40,000 tons per
inonth. The monthly ore production, from the Frood Mine, amounting to approximately 160,000 tons,
is handled at the company's new
Copper Cliff plant. The metallic
content of the average smelter feed
from the two mines is roughly 3.7
per cent, copper and 1.8 per cent
nickel, or in the proportion of two
parts copper for one part of nickel.
Current output is running at the
rate of around 7,500 tons of copper
and 3,750 tons of nickel, a total of
11,250 tons of metal monthly, independent of precious metals.
SPEND  YOUR VACATION  AT VICTORIA, THE
GARDEN CITY OF  THE NORTH WEST
The Strathcona Hotel
One Block from the Crystal Gardens. Central Location.
Moderate Rates.   Fireproof.   Our bus meets all boats.
E. J.  MARTIN, Proprietor and Manager
M
LINGERIE!
We are able to offer some remarkable values in Lingerie,
and invite you to call and inspect our newest shipments
of these goods.   The new materials are attractive, comfortable and long wearing.
Pyjamas from $1.50;  Gowns from $1.20;   Dance Sets
from $1.50; Princess Slips from $1.25.
-«
HOSIERY!
We have the best Canadian makes of HOSIERY in all the
latest shades.   A splendid choice from 75c.
DRESSING  GOWNS!
A selection of warm and attractive DRESSING GOWNS
for Ladies and Children, most reasonably priced.   Call
and see these!
STORE CLOSED NEW YEAR'S DAY.    OPEN ALL
DAY WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2nd.
GRANBY  STORES
ANYOX, B. C.
XX;
JX
This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control  Board or by the
Government of British Columbia
THE   HERALD,   2.00 A  YEAR

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