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 A little paper
with all the
news and a big
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
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$2.50 a Year
Alice Arm and j
Anyox. $2.75 to I
all other points. •
VOL. 11, NO. 32
Alice Arm, B. O, Saturday, February 6, 1932
5 cents each.
I. 0. D. E. Hold Annual
Banquet and Elect
The annual banquet and meeting
of the Collison of Kincolith Chapter
1. 0. D. E. was held on Monday,
February 1st., 1932. The banquet
was held in the Dugout ofthe Elks'
Club at 6,30 o'clock, and was tendered to the Chapter by the executive of the year just passed. A
large number of members were
present and a most enjoyable time
was spent. The tables were tastefully decorated, hand-painted place
cards and red candles in silver holders adding greatly to the pleasing
Regent, Mrs. Fricker presiSed.
Grace was offered by Mrs. F. Bush-
I field, and the toast to "The King"
was proposed by Mrs. J. S. Bray-
I field. The following programme
[was greatly enjoyed: Piano solo,
|Mrs. J. McMillan; vocal solos,
|Mrs. T. Pinckney and Mrs. J. Dunn;
Ipiano solo by Mrs. L. McKay.
IMrs. J. McMillan was the accomp-
The meeting injhe Legion  Club
iRoom was then called to   order,
JMrs. C. 0. Fricker, Regent,  being
■in the chair.   The various reports
[were read by Mrs.  V.  S.  McRae,
[Secretary;  Mrs. C. Cundill, Treas.
urer; Mrs. J. Wynne,  Educational
I Secretary,  and   Mrs. J.  J.  Cody,
Echoes Secretary.    These reports
showed the many activities of the
local Chapter.    Letters were  read
from grateful recipients of Christ
mas cheer, sent to various families
of   needy   returned    soldiers.     A
hearty ^ vote   of   appreciation  was
tendered the Executive Committee
for the work done during the year.
It was shown that a total amount
of $1011.34 had been raised during
the year and $868.96 expended, the
balance of f 142.38,  including the
amount of $69.68 held as a reserve
for the Childs' Welfare Fund.
The following officers were elected for 1932: Honorary Regent,
Mrs. J. W. Lang; Hon. First Vice-
Regent, Mrs. J. S. Brayfield; Regent, Mrs. C. O. Fricker; First
Vice-Regent, Mrs. D. R. Learoyd;
Second Vice-Regent, Mrs. W. F.
Eve; Secretary, Mrs. C. Cundill;
Treasurer, Mrs. F, Kydd: Educational Secretary, Mrs. J. A. McMaster; Echoes Secretary, Miss
Ormrod; Councillors, Mrs. C. Harman, Mrs. C. McLachlan, Mrs. J.
Surplus Canadian Cop
per Must Find
Don't forget the Hard Time
Dance to be held at the Alice Arm
Hotel on Saturday next, February
13th. Every effort is being made
to make it an enjoyable affair.
Wear your old clothes and the
same old smile.
Reference to the copper situa
tion brings out that the curtail
ment agreement means that a
decrease in world production of
60,000 tons a month, with the pro
viso that if the price shall exceed
12 cents for 15 days, curtailment
will cease. Should copper stocks
above ground be reduoed to equal
the aggiegate of total deliveries
for four months, any company may
resume operations as it sees fit ou
30 days' notice.
Canadian copper producers are
affected to an appreciable degree
by the curtailment programme.
Total production in Canada iii
1929 was about 124,000 tons, but
there are now facilities for refining
210,000 tons annually. The total
Canadian consumption is about
50,000 tons so that our entire
present consumption of copper
could be supplied from domestic
sources and still leave a large sur
plus for which an outlet must bt
found in world markets. The. condition of this market, therefore,
and their ability to absorb Cana-
Continued on page  4
Anyox Police Court Notes
On Jan. 26th. Harry Carpenter,
who has been for some time in
Anyox, was sentenced to four
months' hard labor at Oakalla
Prison Farm for vagrancy.
That without consent it is unlawful to remove mail from post office
boxes other than one's own, even
though the mail be delivered to
the addressee, was brought out in a
case at Anyox recently.
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Mr. Jones, of Silver City, who
has spent some lime as a patient
at the Anyox General Hospital,
returned home last week,
J. K. Krug, who spent the winter here, and was formerly on the
diamond drill staff at Anyox, left
on Monday for the Premier mine
where he will again engage in
diamond drill work.
The Alioe Arm Athletio Assooia
tion will hold a card party at the
Clnb House this evening. Refresh-
meats will be provided, and a silver collection taken.
One of the many daring wolves
that have frequented the Alice Ann
distriot for the past two months
was oaught in a trap by John
McGuire ou Tuesday morning. It
was of a medium size.
Amateur Orchestra To
Give Two Concerts
At the Mine Hall on Sunday the
14th., and at the Recreation Hall
on Wednesday the 17th,, the Anyox
Amateur Orchestra will give a
specially arranged concert, Planned for variety, and including some
fine operatic and concert numbers,
as well as stirring overtures and
This concert should appeal to all
lovers of music, j All the support
possible should be given to this
ambitious orchestra, whose sole
object is to provide a measure ot
enjoyment for the community.
There is no admission charge—
merely a collection at the door,
which is quite optional to everyone.
Skied 38 Miles In One Day
Skiing has been one of the
most popular outdoor sports of
Alice Arm residents this winter,
and the abundance of snow has
been taken full advantage of.
Some good trips have been made,
but the record fortius winter was
made this week, *when Gunnard
Fiva skied ...to the Toric mine on
Thursday a distance of 19 miles in
four hours. The return trip the
same day consumed five hours.
Elks Will Hold Card Party
On Friday the 12th. the Brother
Bills will stage their first Card
Party and Dance of" the season.
Lots of people are anxious for
another chance to step out—here is
a real good one. It is well known
that the Elks have a reputation for
making their functions enjoyable,
and we understand this one will be
right up to standard. Cards-
supper—dancing—enjoyable from
start to finish. Go to this one and
you'll never miss another.
I      ANYOX NOTES      j
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Reg. Perkins returned on Monday from a holiday spent in Vancouver.
E. Omdahl, of Bonanza, left on
Monday on a visit to Vancouver.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bocking,
and Mr. A. H. White, secretary to
Mr. Bocking, left on Wednesday
for Vancouver.
Claude Elgood, of the staff of the
Canadian Bank of Commerce, left
on Wednesday for a holiday visit to
When you begin to recognize
your own deficiencies you are tak
ing a real step forward.
Anyox United Church
Hold Annual
The annual meeting of the Anyox
United Church was held in the
Church Hall, on Wednesday, January 20th. Forty people partook of
a splendid supper arranged by the
Ladies' Aids. The tables were
tastefully decorated.
Delightful pianoforte duets were
rendered by Mrs. Cormier and Mrs.,
J. McMillan; vocal duets by Mrs.
J. Evans and Mrs. J. McMillan,
and vocal solos by Mrs. J. Dunn.
The Rev. Victor Sanson of Port
Simpson, gave an interesting address on some of the characteristics
of the native people of that district.
At the meeting, the Rev. F.
Bushfield presided, and reports
were presented as follows: Official
Board, Mr. L. Wilkinson; Financial report, Mr. R. Key, Treasurer.
This latter report showed that contributions to local expenses and to
Missionary and Maintenance Funds
had been kept up.
Mrs. R. Cormier gave a splendid
report on the activities of the, 'Aid,
and in the absence of the treasurer
of the Ladies' Aid, Mrs. R. Dunwoodie, Mrs. Bushfield read the
financial report, showing that $426
had been raised, $200 of which had
been contributed to the Board.
Miss H. Calderoni, Secretary-
Treasurer of the Mine Ladies' Aid,
reported $194 raised and $150 contributed to the Board.
The Beach Sunday School report
showed an enrollment of 89, average attendance 65: collections
$207. The Mine enrollment is 50,
average attendance 40, collections
Following are the officers: Committee, Mrs. Ford, Messrs. J. F.
Cloke, J. Wardrope, Malcolm
Campbell, R. Ballentine, F. C.
Bushfield. Recording Steward, L.
Wilkinson; Treasurer, R. Key;
Choir Leader, N. R. Redman;
Organist, F. Dresser,
Annual Meeting Community
League On 24th.
The Annual General Meeting of
the Anyox Community League will
be held in the Recreation Hall on
Wednesday, February 24th., at
7.30 p.m. All members of the
League should make an effort to
attend this meeting, which is a very
important one. At this meeting,
the annual election of officers takes
place, and nominations for Councillors are received.
The reports of the year's activities of the League are also read.
The public have every opportunity
to air their views on League matters, and to make suggestions as
to the future work of the League.
A large turn-out of members is
hoped for andconfidentially expected
Mining Costs of British
Columbia's Mines
Very Low
The outstanding records being
established by British Columbia
mines in low costs for mining and
milling are not realized and appreciated as they should be, says
The Miner, of Vancouver. It is
evident that British Columbia as
in the past is leading all Canada
iu the most economical handling
and treatment of low grade ore.
Many years ago low cost world
records were made in the Boundary District in the mining and
direct smelting of 1 per cent copper ore, carrying low precious metal contents, and ever since British
Columbia mines have been in the
van. It is somewhat amusing to
find the Northern Miner of Toronto
—a usually reliable mining paper
—claiming for the Sherrit-Gordon
mine, in Manitoba, the lowest mining and milling costs of any mine,
in Canada. Iu substantiation of
this statement it is recorded that
these costs are $2.33 per ton. At
present metal prices this figure is
considerably above the gross value
of certain ores mined in British
During 1931 ore treated at the
Britannia mine will have averaged
barely 1 per cent copper and 10
cents a ton in gold and silver. At
7 cents a pound for copper this is a
gross value of $1.50 a ton, which
has to take care of metallurgical losses, mining and mill costs, taxes
and overhead. Possibly Britannia
is only breaking even on out-of-
pocket' expenses, but that they
can handle ore of this grade is
striking testimony of the efficiency
of the operation. How it is accomplished was in part indicated iu a
paper by D. A. Hatch of the Britannia staff at the recent Annual
Western Meeting of the Institute,
which shows that total milling
costs were only 20.4 cents a ton.
The liberal attitude of this company iu making available' to the
mining industry of Canada detail
information as to how this low
cost is obtained, shows the true
spirit of modern .efficient industry
and is highly commendable. Doubtless many mill superintendents
throughout Canada will be stimulated to fresh endeavours with resultant benefits to metallurgical
practice in the Dominion.
The Granby Company at Anyox
is handling ore but slightly higher
in grade than Britannia and costs
must be of about the same order.
Misconceptions as to low costs
attained in Eastern Canada seem
to be general, as the Monetary
Times in its issue of October 23rd
makes the statement that "Dome's
operating costs at $3.50 per ton are
the lowest of all the large mining
companies." The Premier mine—
a relatively small tonnage operation—in 1930 reported $3.60 a ton
operating costs, an increase over
$3.20 in 1929, due to extensive development    aud   diamond-drilling
Continued on Page 2 ALICE   ARM  AND  ANYOX  HERALD, Saturday, February 6, 1932
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Arm and Anyox $2.50 Yearly
Other Parts of Canada, $2.75
British Isles and United States, $3.00
Notices for Crown Grants -   -   $15.00
Land Notices - $15.00
Transient Advertising, 50«. per inch
Contract Rates on Application.
E. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
Costs of British
Columbia's Mines
Very Low
Men in Relief Camps Anxious
To Start Work
Continued from page 1
Another indication of the efficiency of the major mining operations of British Columbia, is the
record for 1931 of 5,410,000 tons of
ore treated, having a gross value of
$23,567,000 or $4.36 per too. This
includes the $1,500,000 tons of ore
treated from the Sullivan mine,
the main source of revenue for the
Consolidated Company, which wasi.
definitely a profitable operation.
In declaring a half yearly cash
dividend of $1.25 a share in De
cember, the Company announced
estimated profits for the year were
in excess of cash requirements for
dividends, plus tax.
It is of course truo that the
physical nature of some of the
larger ore bodies in the Province
have adapted them to low mining
costs, but a milling cost of 20.4
cents a ton is a tribute to metallurgical and executive ability. The
costs now being achieved also indi
cate that what is now mineralized
rock in certain deposits will become ore in the future. Surface
indications of deposits promising
enormous tonnages of $1.00 to
$2.00 ore now warrant critical
investigation and development.
The importance of the records
being attained in low costs is in
this lowering of the economic limit
for profitable treatment of the low
grade mineral resources of the
In spite of shortage of money to
provide aotual employment, the
condition of the men in the various
work camps provided by the Provincial Government, is said to be
very satisfactory. There has been
very little disturbance of any kind,
and the men generally appear
really anxious to get to work. In
many cases they have been working voluntarily around cutting the
wood or laboring on the roads. It
is hoped that if present arrangements are concluded with Ottawa
it will be possible to put about 10,
000 to work on a relief basis shortly. Agreements for the allocation,
of about $2,250,000 for relief work
have been signed between the Provincial Government and different
Huge Sums Spent on Water
Power Development
Vancouver, B. C, Jan. 30—The
development of water power resources constitutes one of the Dom
inion. In 1931 alone a sum
aggregating $110,000,000 was
spent in development, transmission
and distribution of new power and
a further $280,000,000 will be re
quired tooompleteprojeotsthat are
now under construction, according
to tlie Natural Resources Department of the Canadian National
Directory of mining men is kept
by the B. C. Chamber of Mines at
Vancouver and has proven of inestimable value.
Prospectors Can Have Ore
Tested Free At Ottawa
Prospectors should bear in mind
that the Geological Survey at
Ottawa has for many years made
it one of its functions to determine
minerals for prospectors and report
on their possible economic value,
without charge. The parcel
should bear the sender's name and
address and should be sent to the
Director, Geological Survey, Ottawa, and should be accompanied by
a letter giving the location of the
mineral deposit from which the
specimen was taken and information regarding the character and
extent of the ore.
It might also be of interest to
know that the Geological Survey
is in a position to supply a set of
20 small specimens of common
minerals at'50 cents, and a set of
20 small com iiion rocks at the
same price.
Advertise in the Herald
Over Four Million of Wheat
From Vancouver In 1 Week
Vancouver, B. C. Jan. 30—
Heavy shipments of grain exported
from Vancouver reduced storage
figures at the Pacific Coast seaport
despite a steady westward movement of prairie wheat by rail,
according to a report issued by the
Canadian National Railways.
The report indicates that twenty-
four grain boats left Vancouver
during the week ending January
2nd with aggregate cargoes of 4.
034.000 bushels.
From Anyox for Stewart, Prince
Rupert,   Ocean   Falls,   I'owell
River and Vanoouver,
A.M. Thursdays.
Fortnightly  service  to  Queen
Charlotte Islands. Particulars
on request.
Passenger trains leave Prince
Rupert Mondays, Wednesdays
and Fridays at 3.00 p.m. for
Edmonton, Winnipeg and
points Fast.
For information call or write
local agent or
H. McEWEN, D.F. & r.A.
Prince Rupert. R.C.
When Friends
* Drop In
After a couple of hours of "Auction" or "Contract" . . . complete an enjoyable evening with a •
light repast of sandwiches, crackers, cheese and
PHOENIX LAGER is sparkling, pure and
healthful. It is so easy to serve, and many prefer
it as a late evening beverage because it aids digestion and induces calm repose.
This advertisement is not published or displayed by the
Liquor Control  Board  or  the  Government   of British
Men's Work Shoes
We have a large stqck of Men's Work Shoes, at all
prices, including: Black Work Shoes with Panco
Soles at $4.50.   Leather Soled Shoes in brown or
black $5.25.
High Grade  Miner's  Shoes,  10 inch top, leather
soles, fully nailed, $10.25;   9 inch top $9.00;  6 inch
top $6.75.
For outdoor wear we have a high grade boot with a
14 inch top for $10.50.   With a 9 inch top the price is
$8.00.   These boots are leather soled and not nailed.
LEW  LUN & Go.
General Merchants, Anyox
West side of Smelter
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
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
Interesting information regarding British
Columbia coal, and its efficiency in comparison with other fuels, is available.
Annual Report of the Minister of Mines for the year
1930, dealing in detail with mineral production and general
mining conditions,  both in  respect of metallic and non-
metallic industries.
Bulletin, "Placer-Mining in British Columbia."   A special report dealing comprehensively with this phase of mining
in British Columbia.
Bulletin, "British Columbia, the Mineral Province of
Canada," containing a synopsis of the mining laws and
interesting information regarding the mining industry.
Copies of the above may be
obtained upon application to
Victoria, B. C.
League members benefit all ways, and especially as
patrons of the Picture Shows. Note these low prices to
Community League members and their families: Men,
one show a month at half-price. Ladies, all the time,
25c. on presentation of Membership Card. So join the
League and take an active interest in all its doings. (V
ALICE   A KM   AND   ANYOX  HKIJALD, Saturday,  February 6,  1932      f
Lands have been annexed by fire and sword, but
the west coast of Vancouver Island has the unique
distinction of being won by a song. The Spanish
admiral who led an expedition against it in 1790, so
charmed the heart of the warlike Maquinna, Lord
of the Nootkas, with a theme song which he caused
his merry men to sing over and over until the chief
was placated, that the Indian made him welcome
and gave him jurisdiction over the Sound and the
Islands. Since that date the coast of Vancouver
Island has become the rendezvous of tourists from
all over the world.   Within easy reach of Vancouver,
Victoria and Seattle, it yet offers the attraction of
territory quite unspoilt by industrialism and a paradise of beautiful scenery and fruitful sport. As it
was when the Spaniards first sighted it, so it virtually is today. Canadian Pacific steamships of the
British Columbia Coast Service travel up and down
this coast, and make it easily and comfortably accessible to visitors. Lay-out shows Canadian Pacific
coastal vessel "Princess Norah" sailing among the
islands off the Vancouver Island coast; lower left,
Indian parade in village and totem pole with Lord
and Lady Willingdon and Captain Jack, Indian
Nootka Chief.
Provides Millions of Meals Yearly
A bout 13,500,000 meals a year are served to travel-
0 lers by the Canadian Pacific, which is the
equivalent of saying that it provides 37,000 every
day and 259,000 every week of the year. This
gigantic total is made up of about 4,200,000 in dining
cars and station restaurants; 4,450,000 on Atlantic
and Pacific steamships; 1,350,000 on inland and
coastal steamers; and 8,500,000 in the company's
hotels and bungalow camps. Lay-out Shows first-
class dining saloon on "Empress of Australia";
lunch for two on typical trans-continental Canadian
Pacific flyer; and kitchen on C.P.R. dining car with
the men in action behind the jruns.
The Alice Arm Mining
and Development Co.
Announce a Drastic Cut in
Prices of all Residential and
Business Lots at Alice Arm
Prices have been Slashed from $1000.00
to $200.00, and to as low as $25.00,
or at least a 75 per cent, reduction on all lots
Now is the time to secure a good Business
Lot or a Residential Site for a Summer
Prices of Individual Lots, terms and all other particulars may be obtained from E. Moss, Sole Agent,
P. O. Box 8, Alice Arm, B. C.
The Herald Job Printing Department is
equipped to handle any class of work
:   ;   :  Promptly and Efficiently  :   :   :
Office Forms
Business Cards
Admission Tickets
Visiting Cards
Invitation Cards
and Announcements
Are among the many forms of Printing
handled by the Herald Office
Daring the past ten years the Herald
Printing has  won an enviable  record
ALICE  ARM  AND  ANYOX  HERALD, Saturday, February 6, 1932
Surplus   Canadian   Copper
Must Find Export
Continued from page 1
da's surplus copper is of paramount
importance to the future of copper
companies operating   within   our
The effect of the curtailment plan
on copper quotations is already
uoticeahle. Until surplus stocks
have been worked into the numerous channels of consumption,
however, the reduced rate of output will be maintained. Any im
provement in industrial activity
should accelerate the depletion of
surpluses which should be accompanied by a better trend in copper
shares. Such stocks as Anaconda,
Howe Sound, Noranda and Sherritt-Gordon ought to prove attractive for those willing to exercise a
degree of patience over a reasonable period.
ere an
Orain shipments through the
port of Halifax were nearly 400,-
000 bushels greater In 1931 than
in 1930. Figures for the two years
aro: 1930, 731,995 bushels; 1931,
1,126,787 bushels.
The Professor; "Ladies, I beg
you to lend me your close attention
during the remarks which I have to
address to you on the subject of the
rhinocerous. In fact, it is quite
impossible for you to form a clear
conception of this unsightly animal
unless you concentrate your attention upon me."
Although Britannia mine near
Vancouver has over 50 miles of
underground workings, shrinkage,
stopes and glory holes account for
about 85 per cent of the production.
Shipments of gold from Alaska
in the first ten months of last year
were $7,166,765. This is $500,000
less than the total for the whole of
Oold production from Northern
Ontario mines in 1931 is estimated to have a value of $43,000,000.
Since mining began 25 years ago,
these mines have produced to a
value of $395,000,000 worth of
I'ci have joined the Canadian
Pacific Railway at the time of Its
organization in 1881 and in the
last seven years to have examined more men for promotion to engineer rank, than any other employee of the company, is the outstanding record of Albion Maynes,
of Toronto, who has Just retired
from toe position of Rule Examiner for the Motive Power department at Montreal.
The Brockvllle Recorder in a
recent editorial urges all Canadians who are figuring on holidaying outside the Dominion this
winter to consider the advantages
of British Columbia where the
Canadian dollar stands at par and
where the climate is the equal of
any to be found in the United
States. Grea'c Britain, the editorial adds, has set the example
for Britishers which Canadians
should be patriotic enough to follow.
The high reputation of Canad
for the pacific settlement of disputes with foreign powers is an
example that exerts considerable
Influence in the councils of the
League of Nations and Indicates
that the Dominion should play an
important part in the coming disarmament conference at London,
says Colonel David Carnegie, C.
B. E., noted lecturer on the promotion of peace, who recently
sailed for Great Britain aboard
the Duchess of Richmond.
ere an
A new rose has been produced
at the Canadian Government Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa,
hardy enough to withstand the
climate at Ottawa without protection. It is a pale pink,
blooming until the middle of
Brigadier-General H. F. Macdonald, of Vancouver, officially
opened the Banff Winter Carnival Toboggan Slide, December 28.
The General, Mrs. Macdonald,
and their small daughter Mary
made the official opening mile-a-
minute run down the slide.
The biggest moose of the 1931
season in New ."jrunswlck, with
an antler rpread of 56 inches,
fell to the gun of Andrew Porter,
Philadelphia sportsman. There
had been three moose shot this
year In New Brunswick, prior to
this trophy, with spreads of 54
The Eastern International Dog
Sled Derby will be held at Quebec February 22, 23 and 24, It Is
announced officially. Closing
this, anions the most colorful
winter sport events of the season throughout Canada, Ihe Dog
Derby Costume Ball will lake
place at the Chateau Frontenac,
Quebec. Wednesday evening, February 24.
The Oxford ind Cambridge
teams nf skiers from the Old
Country picked Canada and tho
Laurentians this year as tha
scene of thoir exploits, In place
of Switzerland durins the Christmas-New Year vacation, as part
of the all-Rritish programme of
spending within the Empire.
They had enough snow al Christmas to justify their venture and
the success of Ihe liip was placed beyond doubt by the heavy
snowfall of January 2.
Hockey sticks lo the number
of 574,414, valued al $177,689. or
an average of 30 cents apiece,
were made in Canada ln 1930.
Tennis rackets In the same year
numbered 83,245 with a value of
The population of Canada, according to last year's census, is
10.353,778, an increaso in 10 years
of 1,565.829. or 17.82 per cent.
The largest provincial population Is In Ontario with 3A2°,4''"-
Saskatchewan, Alberta and Mar.!-
loba rank third, fourth and fi!">
Creation of a Department of
Communications. Canadian Pacific Railway, having supervision
over the railway's lelesraph,
telephone and radio broadcasting
services and takin* (he plaoe nf
the former Canadian Pacific
Railway Telegraphs, became effective January 1. W D Neil
was appninlf-d general manager
nf the new department, vice John
McMillan retire.! Bcncral manager of t^e Telegraphs Department His assManl general
manger Is E H. flmirifpllow,
who succeeds J   Mitchell, retired.
With the retirement of J. C. S.
Bennett, official jhnlnsrnn'ipr of
the Canadian Dacifie Railway,
thirty years nf a. colorful and
much travelled career closed,
January 1. Mr Rennet' during
bis Canadian "nelflr evrerlonce
and in the 1' years thai preceded
It. took upwards oF tfl.nnn photographs, providin;: a strikine record of the growth and development of Canada. 814
Life's Work Is Hobby, Too
Mechanics are a hobby as well
as the life's work of Henry
Blane Bowen, chief of motive
power and rolling stock, Canadian Pacific Railway, who has
an up-to-date machine shop in
the basement of his Montreal
home. Here he has invented a
number of tools now in use
throughout the vast shop system of the company and built
a series of model stationary
and marine engines, to the
great delight of his three sons.
He came into particular prominence recently asthebuilder
of the C.P.R.'s new giant,
"8000" type, multi-pressure
locomotive, the biggest and
most powerful
kind in the wor
and unique on
the American
destined   for
heavy duty
in the
Mou n-
t ains.
The pic-
t u r e s
show the
workshop, in
which so
many of
Mr, Bow-
en's  lei-
are spent.
He prides
that it is
the most complete private plant in
Montreal. Inset, Mr. Bowen is
seen operating a milling-machine,
which he built with his own hands.
The model marine engine, shown
lower right, is the latest product of the hobby-shop. Although it, Sly four inches high and could almost
be housed in a cigar box, it is complete In the minutest detail and cv \jyelop 4000 revolutions a minute.
It offers an interesting contrast when considered in comparison whx ^o newest mammoth locomotive.
Mr. Bowen built them both.
Vancouver, B. C. Jan. 30—Com
mencing February 1st and lasting
until April 20th., a new low rate
on British Columbia Rhubarb shipped to Prairie and other Canadian
points will go into effect, according
to Canadian National Express
Established 1849
"Lamb's  Fine Old Navy"
Old and Goodl
Ask the British Navyl
On sale at Liquor Vendors or direct from
Government Liquor Control Mail Order
Department, Victoria, B. C
This advertisement is not publish
ed or displayed by the Liquor
Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia
Sell It!
If you have anything to
sell, try a Classified advertisement in the Herald.   Our rates are very
Someone may need that
article you don't require.
A small Ad. may bring
lots of
Office:   Opposite Liquor Store
B.  P. O. ELKS
Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland
Meets every second and fourth Monday of
the month
Hall for rent for dances, social functions, etc.
on application lo club manager
Bread, Cakes, Pastry,
Anyox Community
The Beach Council meets on the
Second and Fourth Wednesday of each
month, in the Recreation Hail, at 7
The Mine Council meets on the First
and Third Thursday of each month, in
the Mine Hall, at 7.30 p.m.
$2.50 a  Year
m^=lC3C3l II )□□□£:
Candies, Stationery, Proprietary
Medicines, Toilet Articles, Etc.
W. M* CummingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papers
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
Drug Department
Tooth Brushes, values to 75c. reduced to 35c.   One
free tube of Colgate's Tooth Paste with every brush.
Wampole's Extract of Cod Liver Oil; the best year
round tonic for everybody.   Price $1.00.
Woodbury's Cold Cream in tubes     -       -     25c.
Woodbury's Vanishing Cream in tubes   -    -   25c.
Hardware Department
We have a new shipment of Aluminum ware and
Enamel Ware in Pots and Pans of all sizes, and for
all uses.   Come in and see these at the NEW
Clean up the House and the Furniture 11 It's surprising what a coat of paint will do. We stock
Paints, Stains, Varnishes and Enamels in all colors.


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