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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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$2.50 a Year
Alice Arm and
Anyox. $2.75 to
all other points.
VOL. 5,   NO. 15
Alice Arm, B. C, Saturday, October 17, 1925
5 cents each.
Banquet is Best Ever
Over 200 are Guests of Community League at
Sports' Banquet on Monday night
"Better than ever," was the
slogan of the Anyox Community
League, when arranging for the
holding of their Annual Sports'
Banquet, which took place on
Monday night. At the conclusion
of the jollification, on Monday, at
which it wus the pleasure of ■ the
editor of the Herald to be present,
wo speedily arrived at tho conclusion- that the officers of the
League fully lived up to their
slogan, and are confident that all
those present were of the same
opinion,
As in former years, the banquet
was held in the spacious Recreation Hall. One table extended
across the hall at the stage end,
and joining it two tables ran the
entire length of the hall. Seated
in the centre of the head table sat
the Chairman for the evening, Mr.
B. M. Buok, and supporting him
on either side were the officers of
the League. In the centre of the
hall, the Anyox Brass Band, under the conductorship of Bandmaster J. Varnes were stationed,
and at 8.30 p.m., the hour appointed the commencement of festivities,
the hall presented a brilliant and
!>v! imated scene, with over 200
seated at the tables, which were
loaded with piles of eatables, while
iu front and on either side of the
Chairman were the championship
silver cups, which later were presented to the winning teams.
A crash of music by the band,
started the proceedings, and at the
conclusion of the overture, the
Chairman rose, and in a few words
of welcome, said he felt that he
was among friends, and was sure
they would all enjoy themselves
before the evening closed. He
said that speeches would not form
a part of the programme, for when
the boys get together on these
occasions, it was with the intention of enjoying themselves. He
referred to the hard  work of the
officers of the League, whioh was
necessary for the carrying out of
such an elaborate programme, and
hoped all would appreciate their
efforts. He then declared that all
was iu readiness for an onslaught
upon the eatables.
At the conclusion .of the banquet, no time was lost in carrying
out the lengthy evening's programme, which was as follows:
The silver cup, emblematic of
the football championship for the
past season, and won by the Beach
Football team, was presented by
the Chairman to E. Craggs, who in
accepting the trophy, said that for
good sports, the Beach team were
hard to beat, and they intended to
win the cup again next year.
Selection by the band, of
choruses, including: "Swauee
River," "Black Joe," aud "Dixie"
and iu which all joined.
Song by W. F. Eve. "Out of
the Light." Encore: "One Fleeting Hour."
Chorus: "Alouette." Sung by
all.   Chorus leader, J. Mitchell.
Tiio Chairman then presented
sweaters, donated by the Granby
Co., to the Elks' Baseball team.
Those receiving sweaters were:
J. Cody, F. F. Brown, H. I. Thorley, Bud Sheen, O. G. Macintyre,
J. Moore, R. Ingram, C. Ferguson,
A. Smith, H. Jacques. C. Donald
and J. McColl were absent.
Harry Kirk, manager of the team,
also received a present.
Monologue by J. W. Leake, given
in Devonshire brogue. "What ver
do'e love I." Enoore: "The buying of the wedding present."
Song by Bandmaster J. Varnes.
"There was an old man he had two
sons." Encore; "The Burglar
Bold.
Short speeoh by J. B. Haffner,
assistant general manager of the
Granby Co., in which he said, that
all remembered the difficulties encountered at the beginning of the
Continued on Page 2
200 Sacks High Grade
Taken From Surface
on Wolf
Sunset Property Worthy
of Development
The Sunset'property on Ronndy
creek is one that is well worthy of
i development, states H. J. Bowyer,
: who is in charge of operations for
the Keystone Mining Co.
Mr. Bowyer returned on Thursday from a thorough examination
of the property, and said he had
traced the main ore ledge for a
idistanoe of over 2000, feet on the
surface. It is the intention of the
loompany to commence active development work early next
[summer.
A. J. Gaul, who represents the
[big Swansea smelters, of Wales,
arrived iu town on Monday, and
has spent the past week examining mining properties in the
district.
BIRTHS   AT  ANYOX
Born to Mr. and Mrs. MoGuire.
at the Anyox Hospital, on Tuesday
September 29th. a daughter.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. R. H.
Manzer at the Anyox Hospital, on
Sunday, October 4th. a son.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. R. Lyons
of Larcom Island, at the Anyox
Hospital, on Monday, October 5th.
a son.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. O. G.
Macintyre at the Anyox Hospital,
on Sunday, October 11th. a son.
The operation of dismantling
the Dam Railroad as far as the big
hoist was completed on Wednesday. A large number of railroad
ties have been stored up for future
use on the railroad.
Conorete proof that the- country
immediately adjaoent to the town
of Alice Arm poisesses veins of
extraordinary high grade silver
ore, has been again conclusively
proven by J. Fiva and P. Johnson,
who are working on the rich ore
vein reoently discovered by them
on the Wolf. This vein is yielding
rich ore, and its development may
have far reaching results in regard
to the development of the country
from the town of Alice Arm to the
La Rose mine.
A visit to the property on
Thursday showed that the vein
has been exposed on' the surface
for a distance of 75 feet. The vein
runs parallel with the hill, and all
loose rock above it has been blasted down, aud the ore is now being
taken out. It is the intention to
stope on the ore from the surface
until the snow puts an end to
operations. A tunnel, which it
is estimated will be about 75 feet,
will then be driven, and the ore
mined from underground.
Two hundred Sacks of high
grade silver, have already been
taken from the surface, and this
will be shipped as soon as assay
returns of samples of ore have been
obtained. The ore is some of the
highest grade yet found iu the
Alice Arm district, and is comprised chiefly of silver sulfides, ruby
and native silver. In addition to
the silver it also carries yellow
copper, which is expected to give
gold values.
The width of the vein varies
from 6 inches to 2 feet. It runs
north and south, with 10 degrees
west of south. At present it is
rather flat, dipping into the hill at
an angle of about 15 degrees, but
is gradually turning over, and it is
expected that it will ultimately
have a dip of about 25 to 30 degrees.
In addition to the high grade
ore, there will be a considerable
tonnage of second grade ore, and
owing to the close proximity of
the mine to the Dolly Varden railway, it is expected that this ore
can be profitably shipped to the
smelter.
The successful developing and
mining of this property, again
points to the fact that Alice Arm
certainly has the ore, and the only
thing necessary for its extraction
is the man with nerve enough
to go after it. The men of Alice
Arm have not got the capital to
develop a big property, but they
are ready to spend their time and
what money they have iu developing these small high grade veins,
and prove to the big capitalists
that the district is worth investigating, and at the same time enrich themselves.
Union Church Thanksgiving Concert Draws
Huge Crowd
Sunday Services Enjoyed
Ole Evindson, who is one of the
original locators of the Dolly Varden, arrived in town on Thursday
from Vancouver.
Sunday was Harvest Festival
Day in the United Church. The
Church was appropriately decorated with a large amount of fruit,
vegetables and flowers which were
donated by the Sunday School of
the United Church, Maple Ridge,
(Port Haney.) This was the largest display'of its kind ever seen in
Anyox,
The Sunday evening Service
was helpful and inspiring. Mr.
W. R. Murdoch effectively rendered'the solo, "Rend your hearts."
The congregational singing of the
Thanksgiving hymns was most
hearty.
On Monday evening a concert
under the auspices of the Sunday
School gave wholesome entertainment to an audience which taxed
the capacity of the building. The
musical programme together with
the readings and dialogues was
interesting and praiseworthy,
A short dialogue—"A baby
show," by a number of junior girls
and boys was much appreciated.
A sketch "Before and After"
by Marjorie Cloke and Eddie Clay
was a silent, and it is hoped, an
effective reminder to all husbands.
The pageant emphasized the
Thanksgiving note. The Spirit
of Humanity held court and listened to many claimants who aspired
to contribute most to the happiness and welfare of humanity.
The spirit of Christianity appeared
near the close and drew attention
to the fact that all benefits are derived from the Eternal Power, the
Maker and Preserver of the Universe, who placed the metals iu the
earth, gave man the forest and
fish, and supplies the moisture and
sunshine for the field crops. It is
also His desire that all dwell together in unity, each contributing
to the other's happiness and oom-
fort.
The following is a cast , of
characters.
Spirit of Humanity—MissChris-
sio McLeod. Spirit of Christianity
—Miss Lulu McAllister. Woodsman—Ernest Barclay. Miner-
Willie Cloke. Fisherman—Stanley Sawrey. Trapper—John Gil-
Its. Rancher—Theodore Asimus.
Topsy—Stuart Barclay. Farmer
and his family—Eddie Clay.. Marjorie Cloke, May Barclay, Maxwell Patrick. During the pageant
Mrs. J. A. Hume sang, "Carry me
back to old Virginny."
Others taking part in the programme were Kenneth Lawn.
Messrs. Brooks, Kirkwood and
Leake. Mrs. McAllister acted as
accompanist.
At the close of the programme
the fruit and vegetables were
auctioned. Mr. S. Cololough
proved experienced at wielding the
Auctioneer's hammer. Bidding
was keen with, the result that the
auction   netted   a  large  sum  of
Anyox Ladies' Hospital
Auxiliary Elect Officers
For Coming Year
A meeting of the Ladies' Hospital Auxiliary was held at the
Hospital on Monday October 5th.
at 2.30 p.m.. The object of this
meeting was to enroll new members, discuss new business and for
the election of officers. After the
minutes of the last meeting had
been read and adopted, nominations were in order for new officers
which were appointed as follows.
Mrs. D. R. Learoyd, Hon. President. Mrs. H. C. Trefry, Hon.
Vice-president. Mrs. E. Yard,
President. Mrs. W. F. Fve, Vice-
president. Mrs. O. K. Dwyer,
Secretary-treasurer.
At this meeting it was decided
to hold the next meeting on
October 26th. It was also decided and adopted unanimously that
a dance be put on by the Indies of
the Hospital Auxiliary on Monday
November 2nd.', in the Recreation
Hall, the charge to be made at
$1.00 per couple. Dancing to be
from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Mrs. W. F.
Eve was appointed to act as convenor at this dance.
Mary Ellen Smith
Addresses Meetings
The Liberal Party are sparing
no effort to place before the
electors of this distriot the future
policy of the Mackenzie King
government, and defending the
actions of that government while
in office.
During the week, two meetings
were held in Anyox, one at the
Mine Hall on Thursday evening,
and one at tlie Beach Recreation
Hall last night. Both Meetings
were addressed by Mrs. Mary
Ellen Smith, M. L. A., and H. F.
Kergin, M. L. A. Large and enthusiastic meetings were held, a
large number being attracted by
the presence of Mrs. Smith, whose
ability as a public speaker is well
known. She gave illuminating
and instructive addresses and
showed that she was conversant
with federal government affairs as
well as provincial.
They will leave today for Alice
Arm, where a meeting will be held
this evening, and on Monday will
visit "Stewart.
money.
The enjoyable evening was
brought to a close with refreshments provided by the ladies.
The proceeds which amounted to
nearly $90 are for the Sunday
School funds, especially the Christmas Tree.
The Sunday School wishes to
express its thanks to all those who
in any way contributed to the success of the evening, special mention being made of Mrs. Hume,
for her kindness in singing; also to
Mr. Champion, who donated two
boxes of Macintosh apples. ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX  HERALD,   Saturday,   October  17,   1925
Alice Arm & Anyox Herald
Issued every Saturday at Alice Arm
Alice Ami and Anyox $2.50 Yearly
Other Parts of (lanada, $2.75
British Isles and United States, $3.00
Notices for Grown Grants - - $10.00
Land Notices .... $10.00
Goal Notices .... $0.0(1
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch,
Contract Rubes on Application.
E. MOMS, Editor and Publisher.
Annual Sports' Banquet
of Anyox Cummunity
League Best Ever
Continued from page 1
sports' season, and the success that
was ultimately obtained speaks
well for every individual and organization supporting tlie teams.
He said lie would like to see still
more support given to sport in
town, and they all had his best
wishes for another successful year
to come.
Violin Solo by Wylie Grant, and
he delighted his audience with an
encore.
Monologue: Mr. Hunter. "A
football game of tbe Glasgow Sel-
kirks, as played by a spectator,"
Encore: "Tbe Batohelor's Latchkey."
Selection by the band.
Chorus: "Mary Ann McClarty."
Leader J. Mitchell.
Recitation by W. Bruce: "You.re
Out."   Encore: "Always Dry."
Presentation of Baseball Cup by
Chairman, to H. Kirk, manager of
Elks' Baseball team, who won the
cup for the second year in succession. In receiving the cup, Mr.
Kirk said that it gave him great
pleasure to receive the cup, and
again place it in the Elks' Hall,
where it is becoming a fixture.
Selection by the Band.
Chorus: "Pack up your troubles
in your old kit bag.". Leader, J.
Mitchell.
Song by J. McKay: "The lass of
Killicraukie." Encore: "Jock Mo
Graw."
Dialogue by Messrs. Geo. Warwick and Ed. Yard, "Buck Fan-
shaw's Funeral."
Song by Bud Sheen, "No wonder I love you." Encore: Ukelele
Solos, "My Baby." "I remember."
"How do you do."
Chorus: "Style all the while."
Presentation of sweaters by the
Chairman to members of the Mine
Football team, and donated by the
Grand}' Co. Those receiving
sweaters were: S. Stewart, S.
Peters, E. Evans, B. Cane, H.
Jacques, E. Dearlove, M. Hunter,
Pynn, T. Gilmour. Messrs. Anderson, Nesbitt and Boyle were absent,
Saxophone Solo by Stephen
Jones, and he obliged with an encore.
Humorous speech by H. P. Kergin.    "What would happen if the
'ifs' were loft out of the baseball
games."
Song by E. Craggs." Yearning."
Accompanists were: Messrs. Harris, Dresser and Webster.
The Chairman then announced
the program ine ended, and asked
for a vote of thanks to Mr. F. Kelley, secretary, and the officers of
Anyox Community League, for the
splendid entertainment given this
evening; also a vote of thanks to
the Anyox Band, and this was
passed with great enthusiasm.
"God Save the King" was then
sang heartily by all.
One of the outstanding features
of the evening was the smoothness
with which all arrangements were
carried out. Every invitation card
bore a number, and the holders
were conducted to their seats by
ushers without inconvenience oi
loss of time. Another factor towards the evening's success was
the capable manner in which tbe
proceedings were handled by the
Chairman, B. M. Buck, and from
tbe lirst selection by the band until "God Save the King." was sang
at midnight, there was action all
the time.
The preparations necessary for
the entertainment of such a large
number, entails a large amount of
bard work on the part of someone,
and it would not be fair to close
this brief report without mentioning those who labored so hard for
the purpose of providing enjoyment for others. Those who took
an active part in the preliminary
work were H. E. Hogben, chairman of recreation A. C. L., F.
Dresser and A. Nickerson, programme committee; the Community League Council and Baseball
and Football executives, comprised
the reception and refreshment
committee. The brunt of the
work, however, was shouldered by
the secretary of the League, Mr.
F. M. Kelley, and it is in a large
measure due to his untiring efforts
that the Annual Sports' Banquet
has been brought to such a high
degree of efficiency, and holds
place as one of the outstanding
events in the social life of Anyox.
DE
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.
Anyox
Barber Shops
MINE AND  BEACH
GRANBY CONSOLIDATED MINING,
SMELTING & POWER Co. Limited
Producers of Copper, Coal, Coke, Benzol and
Ammonium Sulphate
Purchasers of Ores of Copper and Siliceous Ores
of Gold and Silver
MAIN OFFICE:-Anyox, B. C.
SHE
3H
Rainproof Clothing
The rainy season of the fall is here, and now
is the time to get acquainted with our Rubberized Khaki Pants and Jumpers. The only
reliable rainproof clothes for wet weather.
A  large  stock  on   hand  at
BRUGGY'S STORE Afa a™
J. LECKIE CO.,  LIMITED,
VANCOUVER, B.C.
■MEAT   MARKET-
ALICE ARM
WHOLESALE  AND   RETAIL
Dealer in Fresh, Salt, and Smoked Meats,
Fish and Poultry
W.   A.   WILSON,   Proprietor
(—
—>!
SPECIAL OFFER
Of Super X Long Range Load Shotgun Shells
$1.50 per box of 25
We are able to offer this speoial price on  a long range
loaded shell owing to advantageous buying during a
disarrangement of prices among manufacturers.
Buy early as this price is only for stocks ou hand.
T.W. FALCONER Alice Arm
GENERAL MERCHANT
L-
Cut of 45 Per Cent
In Women's Dresses, including Silk,
Blue Serge, Wool and Poplin
CALL AND LOOK THEM OVER
LEW LUN & Co., General Merchants
West Side of Smelter ANYOX, B. C.
OPEN   UNTIL  10  P.M.
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
USE
GRANBY BENZOL
THE BEST MOTOR FUEL
FOR  SALE BY  THE
GRANBY STORE
ANYOX
MINERAL ACT
(Form P.)
Certificate of Improvements
NOTICE
"Cape Nome" Mineral Claim, situate
in the Naas River Mining Division of
Cassiar District Where located:
about six miles from Alice Arm on
west side of Kitsault River,
TAKE NOTICE that I, Frank Rice,
agent for Sid Miller, Free Miner's Certificate No. 80194-C, intend, sixty days
from the date hereof, to apply to the
Mining Recorder for a Certificate of
Improvements, for the purpose of
obtaining a Crown Grant of the above
claim. And further take notice that
action, under section 85, must be
commenced before the issuance of such
Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 1st. day of .September,
A.D. 1025.
FRANK  D.  RICE
LAND ACT
Notice of Intention to apply to Lease Land
In Prince Rupert Land District, Recording District of Cassiar, and situate
at head of Hastings Arm, on West
Shore.
Take Notice that Charles Clay of
Anyox, B, C, occupation, prospector,
intends to apply for permission to
lease the following described lands:—
Commencing at a post planted about
(00) sixty chains snuthernly from the
south-west corner of Kshwan Indian
Reserve and about two chains from
high tide on west side of Hastings
Ann; thence 30 chains north: thence
30 chains east; thence 30 chains south;
thence 30 chains west to point of commencement, containing 00 acres more
or less.
CHARLES  CLAY,
Name of Applicant.
Date of Location, August 3rd., 1025.
MINERAL ACT
NOTICE   TO   DELINQUENT
PARTNER
To Samuel Moore
TAKE NOTICE, whereas I have
done and caused to be done assessment work on the No. 3 Claim, being
part of the "Midnight" Group Mineral
Claims, situated at the junction of
West Creek and Kitsault River, in
the Naas River Mining Division of
Cassiar District, for tho years 1023,
1024 and 1025 and have paid for said
work and recording same the sum of
1)1300.00. Unless you pay me the sum
of $300.00 for your share of the said
assessment work of the Midnight
group, together with the cost of this
advertisement, T shall, at the end of
ninety (00) days from the date hereof
apply to the Mining Recorder at
Anyox, B. C. to have your interest in
the Midnight Group of Mineral Claims
vested in me, in pursuance of the provisions of the Mineral Act.
Dated at Alice Arm this 15th. day
of August, 1025,
ANTON SERBICH.
THE  HERALD
$2.50 a  Year
Anyox and Alice Arm ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Saturday.   October  17,   1925
$f
Vote Cot
HOW do YOU feel about the development of your own
great West? Whatever your political affiliations, you
are bound to admit that 1921 marked a turning point in
western progress. Today the world has its eyes on British
Columbia—this is the route to the markets of the globe,
whether on the Atlantic or Pacific.
Economy!
Prosperity!
For the first time
since 1913. the Liberal
Government announces
a surplus in the country's budget—a surplus
of $4,816,000. This in
spite of a reduced taxation, in spite of the fact
that the country under
Meighen's leadership
spent $464,000,000 in
1921, while in 1925
$350,000,000 was spent
by Mackenzie King.
For every four dollars
spent by the Conservatives, the Liberals spent
three!
You have heard of the
diversion of the agricultural
products of the prairies over the
western route, of the great increase in the annual crop, of
elevators raising their huge bins
in the great port of Vancouver,
of ships from every nation in the
world draining their yellow gold.
There has been an industrial development that few can
credit. No one can say that this
development is not actually due
to the Liberal government policy
of equalization of freight rates.'
From no lesser person than
C. W. Beatty, president of the
C.P.R., we hear that business
activity is greater in Vancouver
than any other city in the
Dominion.
Do you want the west still
to prosper?   Are you in favor of
progress or reaction? Premier
King has declared himself. He
says, throughout Canada, that
trade is moving to the Pacific:
He believes in the policy of
equalization—he is for the west
—not because he is prejudiced,
but because he realizes that the
very future of the Dominion
hedges on National Unity and
equality for every section of
Canada.1
King has a policy for populating the open spaces; it is the
standardization and equalization
of freight rates—a tariff that has
due regard to the present stage
of the country's development,
that is light on the implements
of production, raw materials for
our basic industries, the necessaries of life and commodities
from the nations in the British
Commonwealth;
Vote for
Fred
Stork, M. P.
Liberal
Candidate ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HEBALD,   Saturday,   October  17,   1925
ANYOX
COMMUNITY
LEAGUE
Beach Recreation Hall:
Pictures:  Tuesdays,
Thursdays, and Saturdays
Mine Recreation Hall:
Pictures:   Wednesdays and
Fridays
POOL, BILLIARDS, SMOKES, Etc
Help the Organization
that Serves You
The Welcome
Pool Room
Alice Arm
Tobacco and Soft Drinks
Pool Tablet, Cigars, Cigarettes
A. BEAUDIN, Proprietor
SYNOPSIS OF
L4NDACTAMENDMENT8
PRE-EMPTIONS
V'aoant, unreserved, surveyed
Crown landi may be pre-empted by
Brltlih subjects over IS years of age,
and by aliens) on declaring intention
to become British subjeoti, conditional upon residence, occupation,
and Improvement for agricultural
purposes.
Full Information concerning regu-
utions regarding pre-emptions Is
given In Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
which can be obtained free of charge
Ijy addressing the Department of
Lands, Victoria, B.C., or to any Oov-
i.nment Agent.
Records will be granted covering
imly land suitable for agricultural
purposes, and which is not timber-
land, I.e., carrying over 5,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Range.
Applications for pre-emptions are
iu be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Division, in which the land applied for
la situated, and are made on printed
forms, copies of which can be obtained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five years and Improvements made
to value of $10 per acre, including
clearing and cultivating at least Ave
acres, before a Crown Grant can be
received.
For more detailed Information see
the Bulletin "How to Pre-empt
Land."
PURCHA3E
Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, not being timberland.
for agricultural purposes; minimum
prioe of first-class (arable) land is S6
per acre, and second-class (grazing)
land $2.50 per acre. Further information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands Is given in Bulletin
No. 10, Land Series, "Purchase and
Lease of Crown Lands."
Mill, factory, or Industrial sites on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions including payment of
stumpage.
HOMESITE LEASES
Uniurveyed areas, not exoeeding 20
acres, may be leased as homesites,
conditional upon a dwelling belni;
erected in the first year, title being
obtainable after residence and improvement conditions are fulfilled
and land haa been surveyed.
, LEASES
1 For graslng and industrial purposes areas not exceeding 640 acres
may be leased by one person or a
company.
GRAZING
Under the Grazing Aot the Prov-
inot Ii divided into grating districts
and the range administered under <»
1 Grating Commissioner. Annual
grating permits are issued based on
numbers ranged, priority being given
to established owners. Stock-owners
may form associations for range
management Free, or partially free,
permit! are available (or settlers,
campers and traveller!, up to tan
head.
October Hard to Beat
How doth the little black fly
Delight to softly Intel
lie (easts njiou my blood all day;
Thanks be, he rests at night.
Not so the bold mosquito;
She knows no night nor day,
Hut tireless sings her siren song,
And drives my peace away.
The predatory hornet nubs
The swift and virile fly;
He grubs and jabs; anon lie dabs
At me as he goes by.
Twixt yellow-jackets mid the hay,
Grasshoppers in the meadow,
Red beetles in the turnip tops,
I'm worn near to a shadow.
There's horse-flies and house-flies,
And deer-flies and just flies;
There's ants, gnats and no-see-nms.
Beneath the summer skies.
But when October comes along,
These pests begin to clear up;
With Indian Summer's frosty nights,
My gloom begins to cheer up.
I nstead of skeeter-skoot and such,
I seek my trusty shot-gun;
Instead of insects in the marsh,
There's ducks; spin times I get one.
When midnight pauses in the sky,
And I wake np aud listen,
Instead of skeeters humming by,
1 hear the wild geese, bless 'em.
(iive me October every time,
Instead of summer's heat.
iVlien Indian Summer's iu her prime,
The Northland's bard to beat.
Coming   Election Will
$2,000,000
Cost
The Dominion general election,
which now is iu progress, will cost
the country two million dollars.
Appropriations for the necessary
outlay is a statutory provision of
the Dominion Act.
The carrying out of the act is
under the direction of the chief
electoral officer, while the executive administration of the financial
outlay is under the auditor-
general.
There are about 242 returning
officers. Their pay is dependent
upon the extent of the constitnences
and tlie number of polls. Other
large items of cost are printing,
stationary and expenses in connection with the registration of
voters.
Many Aspirants For
Political Honors
Candidates numbering 463 are
now in the Held for 245 seats in
the entire Dominion, including 197
Conservatives, 177 Liberals, 56
Progressives and 13 Independents,
and 20 Laborites.
In a few constituencies where
Progressives are running they are
not opposed by Liberals.
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, elc.
on application to club manager
Loyal Order
of Moose
Anyox Lodge No. 1412
LODGE MEETS EVERY FRIDAY
AT 8 P.M. PROMPT
Headquarters: Catholic Hall, Anjros
Dictator:
P. W. Ckosh
Secretary:
S. G. Ellis
P. O. Box 187
THE GROWING CALK WON'T STOMACH IT.
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.
Beach Cafe
ANYOX
BREAD, CAKES,   PASTRY
Meals at All Hours
SODA   FOUNTAIN
Soft Drinks, Sweet Milk and
Buttermilk
T. GILLESPIE
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KITSAULT CAFE
ALICE ARM
Meals Served at All Hours
BREAD   AND   PASTRY   ALWAYS  FOR   SALE
GUS.   ANDERSON,   Proprietor
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AL.  FALCONER
ALICE ARM
Baggage, Freighting, Pack and Saddle Horses
COAL AND LUMBER
Slab Wood Cut Any Length
EVERY ORDER GIVEN IMMEDIATE ATTENTION
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BRITISH  COLUMBIA
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
TO END OF DECEMBER,  1924
Haa produced Minerals aa follows: Placer Gold, $77,382,953; Lode Gold, $118,473,190; Silver, $68.-
824,579; Lead, $70,548,578; Copper, $187,489,378; Zinc, $32,171,497; Miscellaneous Minerals, $1,431,349
Coal and Coke, $260,880,048; Building Stone, Brick, Cement, etc., $42,225,814; making its mineral
production to the end of 1924, show an
Aggregate Value of $859,427,386
Production for Year Ending December 1924, $48,704,604
The Mining Laws of this Province are more liberal and the fees lower than those of any other Province
in the Pominion, or any Colony in the British Empire.
Mineral locations are granted to discoverers for nominal fees.
Absolute Titles are obtained by developing suoh properties, security of which is guaranteed by
Crown Grants,
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing
THE HON. THE MINISTER OF MINES,
VICTORIA, British Columbia
N.B.—Practically all British Columbia Mineral Properties upon whioh development work has" been done
are described in some one of the Annual Reports of the Minister of Mines. Those considering
mining investments should refer to such reports. They are available without charge on application
to the Department of Mines, Victoria, B. C. Reports of the Geological Survey of Canada, Pacific
Building, Vanoouver, are recommended as valuable sources of information. p
ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX  HERALD,   Saturday,   Ootober  17,   1925
Good Eats, Songs, Music
and Speeches at Moose
Banquet
The second annual banquet recently held by Anyox Lodge No.
1412, Loyal Order of Moose,
was a splendid success from
all points of view. The banquet
was held in the Elks' Dugout, and
eighty-four members sat down to a
splendid repast, supplied by the
Bluebird Cafe.
During the evening speeches
were made on Mooseheart by visiting brothers from Prince Rupert
and Vancouver. Tho Moose orchestra supplied the music, and
various members delighted those
present with songs, recitations, etc.
Toasts were drank with enthusiasm, and the second annual banquet was brought to a close by the
singing of "Auld Lang Syne," and
"God Save the King."
The tables were prettily decorated with cut (lowers given by the
ladies, and many pot plants loaned
by Mrs. A. Cameron added to the
charming effect.
The banquet committee comprised Messrs. A. Roberts, (chairman.) E. Simpson, H. Goebel, S.
A. McKeown, J. Webster, T. J.
Kirkwood, and to these brothers
special mention is due for the
splendid arrangements and the unusual success of the evening's entertainment. •
Allenby Mill Taking 1000
Tons of Ore Per Day
Receipts of ores and concentrates of the Consolidated Mining
,ind Smelting Company's big smelter at Trail show that for the week
ending Sept. 21 the Allenby Copper Company contributed 184 tons
of concentrates, and a total up to
that time of 511 tons since operations were resumed  a short time
ago.
At present the big concentrating
mill is reducing approximately 1,
000 tons of ore daily.
The full capacity of the mill is
from 2,000 to 2,500 tons of ore per
day.
Minister of Mines Receives
Compliments
Several compliments have reach-
' ed the Minister of Mines in regard
to his action  to  prevent wildcat
promotion in this province and to
[.protect   investors    in    legitimate
J mining propositions;    The Cana-
Idian Institute of  Mining in  Van-
Icon ver has just passed a flattering
f resolution on this subject.
Alice Arm Electric
LAUNDRY
Downtown Agency: Welcome
Pool Room
Clothes Cleaned and Pressed
J. LAIDLAW    •    ■    PROP.
(SLUE FRONT CIGAR
STORE
Cigars, Cigarettes and Tobacco, Soft Drinks
Rooms for rent by Dsy, Week or Month.
Leo. Beaudin
Prop.
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OWIV0S
Steamship and Train Service
Fall Schedule
S. S. Prince Rupert leaves Anyox for Prince
Rupert, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle, and intermediate ports, each Thursday at 1.00 p.m.
S. S. Prince Charles leaves Prince Rupert for Ketchikan, Wrangell,
Juneau, Skagway, euflh Wednesday at 4.00 p.m.
S. S. Prince John leaves Prince Rupert, fortnightly for Vancouver,
via Queen Charlotte Islands
PASSENGER TRAIN SERVICE FROM PRINCE RUPERT
Trains leave   Prince   Rupert   daily   except  Sunday at 11.80 a.m.
for Jasper, Edmonton, Winnipeg, direct connections (or points East
and South.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings or further information, apply to any Canadian
National Agent, or to R. F. Mc-NAUGHTON, District Passenger Agent,
Prince Rupert, B. C.
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LAUNCH, "AWAKE"
Leaves Alice Arm for Anyox 9 a.m.
Tuesdays. Thursdays & Saturdays
Returning Same Days at 3 p.m.
SPECIAL  TRIPS   BY   ARRANGEMENT
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Advertise in the Herald and Get Results
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MiADA
Quality
The most urgent requirement in
Canada's Agricultural Products
(CANADA produees every year large quantities of wheat, oats, barley,
„/ butter, cheese, bacon, beef, eggs, apples, potatoes, grass seed and
clover seed that she cannot consume. Her natural outlet for these products is, of course, Great Britain—the one great consuming country of
the world with an open market.
Unfortunately, nearly every other country with any surplus of food
products seems to want to send its surplus to this same market.
The keenness of the competition on this, our only market, and the
energy and resourcefulness of our competitors began to impress themselves upon the Department of Agriculture some time ago, but it is only
within very recent years that the real and only way to grapple with this
problem has been discovered, or at least put into effect. This Department
now believes, as do also most of the farmers of this country, that the
"grading" of our agricultural products is the policy and practice that is
seeing us through the struggle and will assure us of our rightful place on
the British market.
"Grading" means the classifying " shillings a long hundredweight below
of products, whether they be hqgs, but- Danish, has gradually grown in the esti-
ter, cheese, eggs or anything else, into «nati°n ?* the British wholesale buyer
what might be called in a general way. until * is now quoted at only from 1 or
"BEST"   "GOOD"   "FAIR"   and less to at most S or 6 shillings per long
"POOR" classes.        ' hundredweight below the best Danish.
These exact words are not used in This  improvement  in  price   is,  of
describing the grades, but that is what cou«e> due to quality and has come
is meant.  The purpose served in grad- about very gradually, the spread nar-
ing is threefold- rowm8 down fay .? ,shl"ine or.. tv,° a
6 . month until now it is not at all a rare
(1) Educational. When the pro-    occurrence to see best Canadian selling
ducer sees the relative quality of his    on a par with the Danish article,
product he is spurred on to maintain    urt«»_    n     j _.   c'• *
that quality if it is the "best" or to Egg*-Canida was the first country
improve the quality where necessary. t0 frade and standardize eggs.   These
.      , grades and standards apply not only to
(2) Fair Play. When products are export, interprovincial and import ship-
not graded the  inferior article  for merits, but also to domestic trading.
various reasons often brings as much as The basis is interior quality, clean-
the superior article, and the credit and ness and weight.
advantage of putting.the superior pro- Standardizing   Canadian   eg?s   has
duct on the market is lost to the one establishea confidence between producer
who really deserves it. and consHmer an_ between exporter and
(3) Facilitating Trade. The British importer, and has resulted in a
dealer learns to have confidence in the greatly-increased demand i6r the Cana-
article he is buying and buys more free- dian eK both at home and abroad.
ly, because it is guaranteed by grading, Other products might be mentioned
and gradually everybody gets to know where grading has worked to the great
what the "best" article really looks like .advantage of the producer ar.d to the
or tastes like. In short, grading brings advancement of Canadian agriculture.
about standardization and ensures to Already Great Britain recognizes osr
the producer the best price. store cattle, wheat, cheese, eggs, apples
Canada now grades her cereals, grass -1"1 oats as the best she can buy.
seeds, hay, potatoes, apples, eggs, but- It is for us to so improve our other
ter, cheese, wool and bacon hogs.   The products, particularly  our butter and
results have been in every case bene- bacon, as to bring them also into this
ficial and in some cases quite markedly list of "the best on the British market"
so, even though the grading system has and consequently the highest priced.
been in effect in some cases for only Grading enabled us tb do this for
two or three years, thus:— cheese, wheat, eggs and apples.
Chee_e—Grading began April 1st, . Grading is helping .us to do it fo?
1923. Canadian cheese the year before outttt and bacon.
had fallen into such disfavour on the Oualito Counts
British market that New Zealand cheese 0   ...   ,r^^V. T„' AhTl,.t.. f„- >h.
•»..., #....4-. nn_._.A_i— ««_....._4     rp„_ Quality Is thus the first objective tor tna
Was quite Commonly preferred.    Today     Canadian eaport trade, and, then steady, regular
Canadian cheese   commands cents per     supply. It It along these lines the Department of
pound higher than New Zealand. i£^&J^&F^&$fa
Butter-Grading  began  Same time     volume^Canad.'. agricuftural exports Look at
as for cheese. The reputation of bur but-      _       .._...-, «
ter was then indeed at low ebb. Canadian      Canada's Principal Exports or
butter today, while not the best on the Farm Products
and gaining in reputation. piou, (|,b_jf m    6,017,032   11,029.227
___._>_     ,» ... Bacon and Hams (cwt.)-       082,338      1,208,721
nogs—Over two years ago .the De-   Beet CatUe .....       200,511      si»,om
_£^V^______*!^     82S (^i"::r.::::.:::::r. SStoi *fcKl:K
live nogs at the packing nooses and    Apples (bbis.) ...„..™....™   1,858,499     1,400,237
stock yards. The 10% premium paid by    Oats (buB.)     14,321,048   52,775,761
«ii» nackera fnr,"«<.Wr" har-nn hnm as      Barley    bus.)  ....................     8,563,553     22,820,434
tne pacKers tor   select   oacon nogs as B    (bu8)   8,201,430 7,524,895
against ' thick smooths" .as classed by Bran Shorts and
departmental graders has done wonders      Middlings (cvrt.).  819.781 8,667,088
to improve the quality of our hogs and 0aoTtMS  lv>m m,m
develop the bacon industry. clover sseeds (bus.) .. 179,261 417,907
„ Best Canadian bacon, which ordinar- S£_"to_"l) *£=_ TO» fttftffi
ily was quoted two years ago from 10 to fu_ seed (bus.)-  i,H3.6M >,03o,ut
For further information and publications write Ml
DOMINION DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. OTTAWA
61. ALICE   ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Saturday,   Ootober  17,   1925
Anyox Shipping Notes
The8. S.Mogul left for Stew-
'art at 9 p.m. on Sunday, with 250
tons of Premier ore, and towing
the barge Baroda loaded with 2000
tons of Maple Bay ore. Slio arrived at 7 p.m. on Monday.
The S. S. Amur arrived with
660 tons of Blainey coking coal
and 75 tons of general freight for
Anyox, and 175 tons of machinery
for Stewart. She arrived at 1
pan. Wednesday, towing barge
Lord Teinpleton, loaded with 2856
tons of Wilkinson coal and 450
tons of FairHax ooal from Tacoma.
This is the lirst time the barge
Lord Templeton has been in
Anyox. She was originally the
largest block rigged vessel -float,
and has been trading all over the
world, and has gone through her
career without an accident. She
was built by Harland and Wolfe,
Glasgow, in 1886. Her dimensions are 282 ft. long, 40 ft. beam,
23 ft. hold, gross tonnage 2151
tons. She has been laying in San
Francisco for the last five years
previous to the Coastwise Steamship & Barge Co. taking her over.
|   AUCE ARM NOTES
See Al. Falconer for Freight and
Pack Horses
Jack Garrett left on Monday for
his home at Erinsville, Ontario,
where he will spend the winter.
He plans to return next spring.
J. O. Trethewey left on Monday
for his home at Abbotsford.
D. Chapman, who has spent the
past few months here developing
the Red Bluff property, left on
Monday for Prince Rupert.
S. Wenerstrom was a southbound passenger on Monday, bound
for Vancouver.
C. H. Walker, who has held the
position of city shoe repairer for
the past few years, left on Monday
for Nanaimo, where he will spend
the winter.
Mrs. Helen Nucich returned on
Thursday from Anyox, where she
has been visiting Mrs. F. Perseu.
Angus McLeod left on Thursday
for Prince Rupert: where he
expects to spend the winter.
See Al. Falooner for Wood, Coa
and Lumber.
Despite the fact that the snow
will soon be Hying, the building up
of the town goes merrily on. The
latest addition to our buildings is a
new garage being built by Barney
Turbitt. This building is 16ft. by
24ft. and stands at the junction of
Valley Road and River Drive,
which is on the edge of the north
end business section of the town.
Oct. 15th.—Radio. San Fran-
oisoo—Mr. Eugen Sandow, the
World's strongest man, died in
London today.
FOR SALE
Good second-hand telephones, suitable (or stores, offices, mines, farms
or small exchanges. $5.00 each
F. 0. B. Vernon, B. C. Address
Okanagan Telephone Company
j      ANYOX NOTES
C. A. Allan was an arrival on
.Monday from Vancouver,
G. W. Nickerson, the progressive
oandidate in the coming election,
was an arrival ou Thursday.
Capt. A. Cameron returned home
on Monday, from a business trip to
Prince Rupert.
Mrs. Mary Ellen Smith M. L. A.
arrived on Thursday from Prince
Rupert and Vancouver.
D. C. McColl was a passenger
from Prince Rupert on Monday.
E. J. Conway was an arrival
from the south on Thursday.
Mrs. McLeod arrived on Thursday's boat.
Mrs. Rollard arrived home on
Monday, from an extended holiday
spent in the south.
Mr. and Mrs. Campbell were
arrivals in town on Thursday.
Mr. J. Smith was a south-bound
passenger on Thursday, on a
vacation,
Yon can rely on a good smoke
when you buy an El Dora cigar.
Mr. and Mrs. O. Wing are expected home today from Silver
City, where they have spent the
past few weeks.
J. DeGroote was a southbound
passenger on Monday for Vancouver.
J. Kaspar, who has been receiving treatment at the Hospital,
returned to Stewart on Monday.
C. Greenwell was a passenger to
Prince Bupert on Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Jones were southbound passengers to Prince Rupert
on Monday
Mr. and Mrs. J. Zitko and family, who have been residents of
Anyox for many years, left on
Monday, for West Park, Ohio, U.
S. A., where they plan to reside.
Messrs. Ed. Swanson and J.
Ritchie spent last week-end at
Alice Arm on business.
Among the arrivals from the
south on Thursday, were: H. G.
Holloway, R. Bromley, Mrs. Nic-
arresen, Mrs. Hunter, M. Thompson, Mr. Chinnick, Mr. Murdie,
L. O. Lycett, D. G. Scott, R.
Godfrey, P. M, Louden.
The annual Harvest Thanksgiving Services, of Christ Church,
will be held tomorrow, Ootober 18
as follows; Holy Communion, 8
a.m., Sunday School and confirmation instruction 10 a.m., Matins
and sermon at 11 o'clock, and evensong and sermon at 7.45.
PIONEER
HOTEL
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
By Day, Week or Month at
Reasonable Rates
N. Sutilovich       Prop.
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Orders   Taken  for  all
Kinds of
Finished Building Material
S. DUMAS, Alice Arm
Having your meals at the
MINE CAFE
is a habit that grows from the first
happy  experience.    Our patrons
are regular patrons and we invite
you to join them
We use only the best and it is
cooked and baked under our
personal care
J. FOXLEY    -   Proprietor
FIRE, LIFE, ACCIDENT AND
SICKNESS INSURANCE
CHARLES WING ANYOX,B.C.
H.   M.  SELFE
REGISTERED  OPTOMETRIST
ANYOX
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NEW ENGLAND
HOTEL
Under the management of
Mr. and Mrs. A. Paterson
656, Seymour St. Vancouver
Right in the business centre of the City
one block from three leading Theatres
Opposite Hudson Bay Store,  2 1-2
blocks from C.P.R. depot and wharves
^
Angelus Hotel
LLOYD A. MANLY, (Late of Anyox,) Manager
780, Dunsmuir St. Vancouver.   Cor. Howe St.
Steam Heated, Hot and Cold Water, Telephone in Every Room,
Elevator Service
Centrally Located.   One Block from Hotel Vancouver.   Three Blocks (rom C. P. R.
Depot and Passenger Dock.   One Block (rom leading Theatres
w'ith'Batii $2.Pso "y Special Rates for Northern Visitors
DC
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Candies, Magazines, Stationery,
Proprietary Medicines, Toilet Articles, Etc.  p
W. M. CummingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Papers
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
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Christmas
Carhs
AT A REASONABLE
PRICE
THE HERALD PRINTING OFFICE
is circulating a Sample Book of Christmas
Greeting Cards. Price of cards range from
$1.50 to $2.75 per dozen, with envelopes
to match. Your name and any verse in
book printed on any card.
If you have not already seen our sample
book, or desire more cards in addition to
those already ordered, communicate with
E. BARCLAY,
Phone No. 169, Anyox
FOR YOUR
Hallow}een Party
You can get all the necessary supplies at the
DRUG DEPARTMENT
r\|7VnVTICsfWPC D«»«>'ed *•»'«««»«» 40c.
JLaEiI 1 11LtDV_/l 1  O   Decorated CrePe PaPer 55<:- P« **
Orange and black crepe paper streamers 15c.
Place Cards, per dozen, 40c. Crepe Paper Head Dresses, each 10c.
Orange and Black Crepe paper, per fold, 25c.  Decorated Crepe Paper napkins, per dozen, 15c.
Large variety of Masks, Noise Makers and Candy Fillers in stock.
DENNISON'S 1925 BOGIE INSTRUCTION BOOKS
Regular 15c. While they last, 10c.
Boys' and Childrens' Raincoats
Boys Black Rubber Coats, sizes 26 to 36, price, $4.95
Childrens Black Rubber Coats, sizes 4 to 12 years, $4.45
Boys best grade Olive Khaki Slickers, all sizes, $4.45
BOYS' MACKINAWS AND REEFERS, all sizes now in stock.
DRY GOODS DEPT.
Ladies Sweaters Reduced
Regular stock in assorted styles and colors.
$2.25 lines reduced to $1.95
$4.25 lines reduced to $3.00
$5.75 lines reduced to. $3.25
$6.50 lines reduced to $4.75
$7.25 lines reduced to '. $3.85
$8.25 lines reduced to. $5.50
HAND TOWELS, 25o. 35o. and 50c. each.
"MAN'S FAVOURITE SPORT"
SHOOTING
is a real pleasure under such favorable
conditions as we enjoy
Use NITR0 CLUB OR WESTERN
SUPER X SHELLS
and you are sure to obtain good results.
Prices Right.      Quality the Beit.
GRANBY   STORES
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