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A little paper
t   with all the
news and a big
Published in the interests of Alice Arm and Anyox, B. C.
$2.50 a Year
Alice Arm and j
{ Anyox. $2.75 to \
all other points.
VOL. 7,   NO. 40
Alice Abm, B. C, Saturday, April 14,  1928
5 cents each.
Big Ore Body On Silver
Cord Now Being
Crosscutting the big ore body at
the Silver Cord has been commenc
ed, and on Thursday the first cross
cut tunnel had been driven a distance of 22 feet with the face still
in ore. The last two shifts disclosed
a higher grade of ore than has yet
been encountered in this tunnel.
Work will be continued until the
wall is reached, when a crosscut
will be driven on the opposite side
of the tunnel, and it is expected that
the ore at this point will be fully
100 feet wide.
Altogether about 300 feet of
crosscutting will be done, and this
will give an idea of the extent of the
ore. The completion of this work
will also decide the size of the compressor plant necessary to further
develop the ore bodies of this
promising property.
Anyox Juveniles Busy
With Salmon
Spring is here and the sound of
the motor put-put is heard on the
wharf. The kids are all out salmon
fishing, and mothers are all busy
washing the scent of fish out of
kids overalls. So far there has
been some very good catches and it
is not an uncommon spectacle for
people on the wharf to watch some
diminutive fisherman straining himself in an effort to land a twenty
pounder. The boy with a' trolling
outfit is some pumpkin these days.
A word to the wise. When leaving
on a boat trip be sure and sign up
on tbe Community League notice
board. It's there to be used, and
please leave the chalk in the box.
It may save a life.
Arrangements Made For The
League of Nations Meeting
So far the efforts of the local
committee of the League of Nations
Society to secure the services of an
outside speaker for the mass meeting in the Recreation Hall, on April
23rd, have proved, futile. Nevertheless it has been determined to
proceed with the arrangements, and
in a few days the special posters
from Ottawa will be on display here.
An effort will be made to make the
occasion an attractive one and the
programme committee are arranging for the services of an orchestra
and other vocal and instrumental
numbers. Remember the date,
April 23rd. Discourage war. Encourage arbitration and peace.
Help the League.
Large Crowd Celebrates
Anniversary Of
Vimy Day
The Vimy Day Dance commemorating one of the outstanding exploits of Canadians in the World
War was held in the Elks' Hall by
the Anyox post of the Canadian
Legion on Monday evening. It
was a grand success. Beginning at
9 p.m. it was carried on until 2 a.m
The only interruption of the dancing
being at 12 o'clock when all journeyed to the dugout to enjoy a bountiful supper. The hopes of the promoters were readily fulfilled by the
large attendance present.
The hall was beautifully decorated with flags and red white and blue
streamers, and the names of famous
battles in which Canadians won un
dying glory was emblazoned on the
Music was supplied by the Moose
orchestra, and their superb render
ing of the various numbers kept the
floor thronged with dancers through
out the evening.
The supper was donated by the
I. O.D. E. Collison Chapter, a
kindness which was greatly appreciated.
The committee in charge of ar
rangements were: R. Salter, chairman; Ed. Johnson, supper; C, O.
Fricker, W. Selwood, Geo. Lace,
Many New Names Added To
Voters' List
Up to the present 155 new names,
all residents of Anyox, have been
added to the Voters' List, and it is
expected that a few more will be
added to this number on May 21st.
when the Court of Revision is held.
It is the duty of everyone, who is
entitled, to get on the List. The
Atlin constituency has a small number of votes compared with southern
constituencies and every new name
helps to swell the total.
Anyox Jitney Service
Changes Hands
Mr. Art. Walters, who has been
a resident of Anyox for the past
nine years sold out his jitney
business during the week, and will
shortly leave for Vancouver, where
he will join Mrs. Walters. Mr. J.
C. Dandy recently arrived from
Abbotsford to take over the
Born to Mr. and Mrs. N. Cavig-
lia, at the Anyox Hospital on Sunday April 8th. a son.
Copper Mountain Fund
Reaches Nearly
The Relief Fund for the depend
ents of the viotims of the Copper
Mountain fire in which four former
Anyox residents lost their lives
has reached a total of $6,913.30,
and additional donations are con
tiuually coming in.
While the Granby Co. have
already made a donation of $1000
to the general fund, they are mak
ing a second donation to take oare
of all funeral expenses as well as
the expense for specialist services
already rendered to the injured.
All the injured are coming along
well at the looal hospital and several have already been discharged.
G. W. (Slim) Nelson is making
a remarkable recovery in spite of
his severe in juries. Frank Mealy
was slow iu recovering during the
first few days in hospital, but is
now steadily improving. Friends
of both these men iu this district
will be glad to know that they are
on the road to recovery.
Alice Arm Conservatives Will
Hold Meeting
A meeting of the supporters of
the Conservative party will be held
at Alice Arm on Monday evening at
8 p.m. The meeting will be held in
the upstairs portion of T. W. Fal
coner's store. The chief business
before the meeting will be the elect
ion of delegates to attend the Conservative Convention which will be
held at Stewart on Wednesday
April 18th. when a candidate will
be elected to contest the constituen.
cy at the forthcoming election.
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Harry Smith left on Thursday
for Newberg, Oregon, where he
will visit his daughter Lenora, who
is again seriously ill.
Murray Stephens arrived on
Thursday from Prince Rupert and
is visiting his brother William.
W. A. Wilson, manager of the
Alioe Arm Meat Co. arrived on
Thursday from Prinoe Rupert,
where he has spent the winter.
J. Skrl arrived on Monday from
D. Johnson arrived in town on
Monday from Prince Rupert.
Rod Campbell arrived on Tuesday from Anyox and will spend
the summer here developing his
mining olaims in the Kitsault
Advertise in the Herald
Much Business Done At
Community League
The regular monthly meeting of
the Anyox Community League
Counoil was held on Wednesday
evening, and much important
business was discussed.
It was deoided that the balance
of the Relief Fund should be forwarded to help the dependents of
the victims of the Copper Mountain fire.
In regard to insuring players
taking part in athletic games, no
progress was made owing to the
fact that rates and other information were not at present available.
It was decided to put the Children's Play Ground, Sand Box,
Tennis Courts, and Quoit Pits in
playing condition as soon as possible.
Owing to the fact that the
United Church have madearrange
ments to hold a gigantio excursion
on May 24th. it was deoided not to
hold the usual children's sports on
that day. The Empire Day excursion will oonsist of a trip on the
Steamship Prinoe George, details
of whioh will be announced later.
Anyox Pioneer Mess Elect
Officers For Year
The Pioneer Mess held its annual meeting on Wednesday evening,
It was deoided to take over the
Cafe and operate it separate from
the Dining Room.
Officers were eleoted for the
ensuing year, which are as follows
President, Charles Harmop; Vice-
President, G. E. Townshend; Committee, A. H. Stewart and Geo,
Lace; Secretary, W. Selwdod.
Still Another Chance To Get
On Voters' List
' There is still another chance for
anyone, who has, up to the present
failed to get on the Voter's List.
The Court of Revision will be held
at the Court House, Anyox by
Registrar R. M. McGusty, on
May 21st. at 10 a.m. In order to
get on the list you must appear in
person. This will probably be the
lastohance before the next Provincial general election. If
an adjourned court is held at a
later date it will be advertised.
If you are not on the Voters' List,
get on and exeroise your franchise.
Office:   Opposite Liquor Store
Funeral of Late Fred
Martinson Attended
By Many Friends
The funeral of the late Fred
Martinson, who met his death by
drowning last week, was held at
Anyox on Saturday afternoon.
The funeral was among the most
largely attended ever held in Anyox,
and the large number present eloquently showed that deceased was
held in high esteem.
Forty-eight Alice Arm residents
were present, and a number of
Anyox people, who were friends of
deceased also attended.
The funeral service was conducted by Rev. C, D. Clarke, who gave
an eloquent address to those as.
sembled at the Morgue, from where
the body was conveyed to the cemetery. The pall bearers were: N.
Forbes, J. Flynn, A. Beaudin, Wm.
McFarlane, J. A. Anderson, N.
Dr. Paine Arrives in Anyox
To Fill Vacancy
Dr. George Paiue, accompanied
by Mrs, Paine and family arrived
in Anyox on Thursday. Dr. Paine,
who has been' practicing in Telkwa
for a number of years will fill the
vacancy caused by the resignation
of Dr. Trefry.
P. T. A. Meeting Monday
The regular meeting of the P. T.
A. will take place on Monday, April
16th. The speakers for the evening will be Dr. D. R. Learoyd and
Dr. Macdonald.
The Department of Public Works
commenced the season's work at
Alice Arm this week, by the blasting out of log jams in the bed of
the Kitsault River opposite the
town. The next piece of work to
be undertaken will be the surfacing
of the Wharf Road.
As the snow disappears road and
trail work will be commenced in
various sections of the district, and
the Dolly Varden Railway also put
in condition for the operating of
light traffic.
Walter Ruckhaber arrived home
on Monday from a visit to Vancouver.
Mrs. Austin and daughter Dorothy left on Thursday for Vancouver. They will reside in the south
while Mr. Austin will remain in
A. Bjarnkuvud was an arrival
on Monday from Vanoouver.
Continued on Page 4 ALICE  ARM   AND   ANYOX   HERALD,   Saturday,    April. 14 1928
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, $:UX)
Notices for Crown Grants -   -   $15.00
Land Notices ...      -      $15,00
Transient Advertising, 50c. per inch
Contract Bates on Application.
E. MOSS, Editor and Publisher.
The will to pay is heredity, just
as red hair or buck teeth. It is a
common fallacy that a man pays
his debts because he has money.
This is not necessarily true. On
the contrary, the matter of paying
has only a remote relation to money.
On the one hand is your friends
with abundance of money, who
cannot be cajoled, threatened, beaten or gassed into paying the most
ordinary debt.
On the other hand, the poor
fellow without a visible dollar---you
know him—who is Johnny on the
Invoice. Money has little to do
with either case. It is the breed
of the man.
The man who pays is the man
who thinks in advance. He never
flashes a roll; he does not drive a
car and carry a mortgage at the
same time; he does not hang up the
butcher, or the grocer, for food
that he can not afford to eat; he
never lights the fire without wondering where the coal man gets off.
He never gives notes nor writes
checks dated tomorrow, but when
the bills come in, he is there with
the coin of the realm.
Sometimes he feels sore at the
rest of us. He does not see that
he gets on any better than the
fellow who skins as he goes. Still
he goes on and on, pays and pays,
simply because it is in the breed.
And after all, the World does
think a lot of his breed. The man
who pays is the bulwark of Society.
He is the balance wheel of civilization. He is the mainspring of
Commerce. Business blesses him
and he has honor among men for
all time.
Gross Negligence Cause
Of Hollinger Miners'
Fatal Accidents in South
African Gold Mines
About 20,000 whites and 186,000
natives are employed in the Transvaal gold mines. In 1926, the tons
of ore milled amounted to 29,485,
572 and production of gold was 9.
666,901 oz. Fatalities in mining
operations were 545 in the first
eleven months of 1927, compared to
429 for the corresponding period of
Women don,t play baseball
because the players are too far
apart to talk.
The Coroner's jury called for the
purpose of inquiring into the death
of 39 miners killed in the Hollinger
mine disaster of Feb. 10 has returned the following verdict:
"We the jury assembled, find
that Lindsay, Kampala, Gardez
(over whose bodies the inquest was
held) and others came to their
deaths between the morning of
Friday, Feb. 10, and Monday, Feb.
13, 1928, at the Hollinger mine,
from carbon monoxide poisoning
due to the fire in stope 55 A.
"That fire was due to gross neg
licence on the part of the Hollinger
management and the operating executives in allowing conditions to
exist whereby their subordinates
dumped large quantities of inflammable material in old stopes.
"We recommend that the old
stopes where the rubbish has been
dumped be cleaned out or made
safe under the supervision of the
government inspectors and that
more mining inspectors be appointed."
Minimum Wage Act Effects
The latest order of the board administering the male minimum
wage act went into effect cm Sunday, April 1. in the catering business of British Columbia. It provides a minimum wage for all catering employees of 32j cents an hour
for a straight shift or 35 cents for
a split shift, where free meals are
provided. Where meals are not
provided the rate will be 40 cents
for a straight shift or 52| cents
for a split shift.
It is estimated that 2500 men
will be covered by the order, probably one half of them having wages
affected by the order.
Eempuer: So that telephone
operator of yours got married?
MathesiYes. Instead of ringing
telephones she's wringing baby
Atlin  Electoral  District
NOTICE is hereby given that I
shall, on Monday, the 21st day of
May, 1928, at the hour of 10 o'clock
in the forenoon, at the Court House,
Anyox, bold a sitting of the Court
of Revision for the purpose of revising the list of voters for the said
electoral district, and of hearing and
determining any and all objections
to the retention of any name on the
said list, or to the registration as a
voter of any applicant for registra
tion; and for the other purposes set
forth in the "Provincial Elections
Dated at Anyox, B. C. this  Sth
day of April, 1928.
R.    M.    McGUSTY,
Registrar of Voters,
Atlin Electoral District.
Alice Arm
The Bonanza Silver
Camp of B. C.
We invite you to investigate the  mining shares now
being offered in Alice Arm properties and recommend
Kitsault-Eagle Silver Mines Ltd. (N.P.L.)
British Colonial Securities Ltd.
Suite 312, Standard Bank Building, Vancouver
Alice Arm Representative:   A. McGuire
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Printing: :
High class printing of all
descriptions promptly and
:   : neatly executed   :   :
Pamphlets      Programmes
Posters   Letterheads
Envelopes   Billheads"
Admission Tickets
Etc.   Etc.
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Prompt delivery on every
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Herald Printing Office
Alice Arm
Al. Falconer
Alice Arm
Baggage, Freighting, Pack
and Saddle Horses
Slab Wood Cut any Length
Every Order Given
Immediate Attention
Fire, Life, Accident
and Sickness
Guaranty Savings & Loan Society
P. O. Box 264, Anyox
Powder, Caps, Fuse, Steel and Tools.   Kain test Clothing,
Stanfield's Underwear, Hand-made Boots.   A full line of
Quality Groceries for Mining needs.
Alice Arm
Ladies' Underwear
• Ladies' Pyjamas and Night-dresses, in Rayon
Silk, Pure Silk, and Crepe de Chine.   In all
the latest colors, and very attractive.
Prices to Suit Everyone
General Merchants, Anyox West side of Smelter
OPEN   UNTIL   10   P.M.
Vacant, unreserved, surveyed
Crown landi may ba pre-empted by
Brltlih subject* over II yean of ate,
and by alleni on declaring Intention
to become Brltlih subjects, conditional upon residence, oooupatlon,
md Improvement for agricultural
Full Information concerning regu-
atloni retarding pre-emptloni li
given In Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
'How to Pre-empt Land," copies of
which can be obtained free of charge
by addressing the Department of
Lands, Viotoria, B.C, or to any Government Agent.
Records will be granted covering
•inly land suitable tot agricultural
purpose!, and which li not timber-
land, I.e., carrying over 6,000 board
feet per aore wait of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Application! for pre-emptions are
iu be addressed to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Division, ln whioh the land applied for
ia situated, and are made on printed
forms, coplea of whioh can be ob-
nined from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be oocupled for
five yeari and Improvement! made
to value of $10 per acre, including
clearing and cultivating at least five
aores, before a Crown Orant can be
For more detailed Information set
the Bulletin "Horr to Pre-empt
Applications are received for purchase of vacant and unreserved
Crown lands, riot being tlmberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
prloe of flnt-olass (,»*able) land Is $S
per aore, and seconu-blasa (graslng)
land fl.tO per acre. Further Information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands Is given ln Bulletin
No. 10, Land. Series, "Purohe.se and
Lease of Crown Lands."
Hill factory, or Industrial sites on
timber land, not exoeeding 40 aores,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions Including payment of
Uniurveyed areas, not exoeeding 20
aores, may be leased as homesltes,
conditional upon a, dwelling being
erected ln the first year, title being
obtainable after reildence and improvement conditions are fulfilled
and land has been surveyed.
1 For graslng and industrial purposes areas not exceeding 640 aore*
may be leaaed by one person or a
Under the Oiailng Aot the Provinoe is divided Into gracing districts
and the range administered under a
Graslng Commissioner. Annual
graslng permit! are Issued based on
'number* ranted, priority being given
to established owners. Stock-owners
may form associations for range
management Free, or partially free,
permits sir* available for settlers,
camper* and traveller*, up to ten
The Herald
$2.50 a Year
Anyox & Alice Arm
The Mineral Province of Western Canada
Has produced Minerals as follows: Placer Gold, $78,018,548; Lode Gold, $126,972,318; Silver, $80,-
787,003; Lead, $106,976,442; Copper, $209,967,068; Zinc, $50,512,557; Coal and Coke, $284,699,133;
Structural Materials and Miscellaneous Minerals, $50,175,407, making its mineral production to the end
of 1926, show an
Aggregate Value of $988,108,470
The substantial progress of the Mining industry of this Province is strikingly exhibited in the following
figures, which show the value of production for successive five-year periods:   For all years to 1895, inclusive $94,547,241; forfive years, 1896 1900, $57,607,967; for five years, 1901-1905, $96,507,968; for five yearp
1906-1910, $125,534,474; for five years, 1911-1915, $142,072,603;   for five years, 1916-1920, $189,922,725;
for five years, 1921-1925, $214,726,650; for 1926, $67,188,842.
Production Last Ten Years, $429,547,755
Lode mining has only been in progress for about 25 years, and only about one-half of the Province has
been even prospected; 200,000 square miles of unexplored mineral bearing land are open for prospecting. .
The Mining Laws of this Province are more liberal and the fees lower than those of any other Province
in the Dominion, or any Colony in the British Empire.
Mineral locations are granted to discoverers for nominal fees.
Absolute Titles are obtained by developing such properties, security of whioh is guaranteed by
Crown Grants.
Practically all British Columbia Mineral Properties upon which 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 suoh reports. They are available without charge on application
to the Department of Mines, Victoria, B. C. Reports covering each of the six mineral Survey
Districts are published separately, and are available on application. Reports of the Geological
Survey of Canada, Wincb Building, Vancouver, are recommended as valuable sources' of information.
Full information, together with Mining Beports and Maps, may be obtained gratis by addressing
VICTORIA. British Columbia A i
ALICE ARM  AND  ANYOX  HERALD,   Saturday,    April   ]4 1928
Huge Supplies For
Fifty tons of supplies are going
to the Sherritt Gordon copper
property, Northern Manitoba every
day, and it is expected that everything will be on the property by
the end of March. At present the
transportation of freight is a big
item. Tlie company is using 153
teams, four Holt tractors, one Lynn
tractor, and three Fordsons.
Advertise in the Herald
B. C. Children Receives The
Highest Education
Education of British Columbia
children in the publio schools of
the province is being well cared
for, according to the department
of education's report for 1926-27.
It shows that there were 105,008
children enrolled and that the cost
to the government for each child
was $31.42. No other province in
Canada has set a higher educational standard for its children. Great
credit is given Premier MacLean,
who has been minister of education
Big   Payroll  Around  Coal
There are 28,093 persons employed in and around the coal mines of
Canada. Of these 21,689 are employed underground and 6^404 on
surfaoe. The average output is2.3
tons per man per day.
in British Columbia for 12 years.
He was formerly a school teaoher
and has specialized in that branch
of government.
By Strawberry Flats and the Silver Daisy
1—Fails about 5 miles (rom Hope
J—On the trail
The little village ot Hope, situated on the Fraser Biver
about one hundred miles from the coast, is the
starting point for all mountaineers wishing to reach the
interior of British Columbia by the trail route. It is a
scattered village of about two hundred inhabitants but
possessing both an abundance of natural beauty and
a truly romantic past. The village is flanked on one side
by the noble Fraser river, while from the other side one
looks up three wide draws in the mountain ranges.
The one to the left is the beautiful Coquihalla valley
• i-mgh which the turbulent Coquihalla river cascades
. >va pasB unmatched for rugged grandeur. Through
t.nd pass too, under innumerable snow sheds and
tunnels the Kettle Valley Railway goes to Princeton
and the inteiNir. In the centre is an opening for the
Nicolum river, to the right is the Silver Creek draw
and beyond it the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade
The mountain trail over the Hope Pass is the old one
known as the Dewdney which was surveyed and partly
built for twenty-five miles out of Hope, by English
Sappers in 1861. It winds up the Coquihalla River for
a short distance, then branches off with the Nicolum. a
tributary of the former river. The way lies through
Sylvan glades, past rushing waterfalls and over rustic
bridges, the old dry "cribbing" of which is as firm as the
day When it was laid.
The first feeding ground for horses is at 12 Mile Lake
—otherwise known as Divide Lake at an altitude of
2300 feet. This lake is the head waters of the Nicolum
river. Here there is a beautiful hay meadow owned by a
trapper and prospector who is patiently awaiting the
day when the transprovincial road will give him a means
of transporting his wealth, in the shape of hay, to outside
At 22 Mile there is another beautiful camping spot.
Here there is a large cabin situated in the forest's heart
on the very banks of the Skagit river. The owner of it
carries on prospecting and mining operations in the
vicinity. He appropriately calls his cabin "Defiance
Camp" and his mine "The Silver Daisy." '
From here on for many miles the scenery becomes
more wonderful, If that were possible, but at the same
time more wild and rugged. The Pass, a narrow hallway
bounded by cliffs thousands of feet high, Is a Bight of
never-ending marvel. At one spot, known as Skagit
Muffs, the trail (a bare 18 Inches wide) winds around the
1—The Summit
*—Defiance Gamp
shoulder of a cliff which towers above and drops away
a sheer one thousand feet to the bed of too river below.
Then the trail once more drops down to the next
feeding grounds at Cayuse Flats which has a sister spot
three miles farther on—Cedar Plate. Beyond Cedar
Flats lies a long strip of heavy cedar timber, a true
"forest primeval." Strawberry Flats, a pleasant open
field on the Skagit river at a height of 8700 feet ia the hat
stopping place before the actual ascent to the summit
begina. Here, in spite of the high altitude, wild strawberries grow in abundance.
In the next 2300 feet (of the perpendicular of course!)
one is led to the summit by a series of switchbacks atg-
zagging up the face of the mountain. The river, which at
the foot appeared a torrent, la here a tiny stream,
a mere trickle over the atones. Below, the sver-Urtkia
hills unroll themselves for a hundred miles of valley and
When the summit itself is attained a sight never to ba
forgotten appears. A wide open meadow Ilea In an
inverted crown on the mountain top. Around Ma edge
rise whitish cliffs scarcely distinguishable from the many
snow bantu. And everywhere, even beside the mow,
grows a bewildering variety of wild flowers.
In the centre of the depression lie two lakes, the
dividing of the waters, for from the one goat the Skagit
river towards the sea and from the other flows the Whip
Saw Creek towards the interior lakes.
As soon as the descent of the eastern alope is began
a great change is noticeable. The grade Is easy and
steady, the country becomes more open and is clear of
the under-brush and ferns so characteristic of the western
The last camp Is twenty miles from Princeton but the
last nine miles of that distance are covered by a good
motor road, the beginning of the proposed Trans-
provincial-highway from Princeton to Hope.
About eight miles from Princeton it a wonderfully
Interesting spot where stratified rocks yielding excellent
fossils remains are located on the side of the hill.
Shortly after this the valley opens out before one-
Princeton snuggled peacefully into a friendly circle of hula
and Its two riven, the Similkameen and Tulemeen
keeping guard over It. Beyond it, rises a splendid viata
of rolling green foothills with more rugged mountains
closer in, Indicative of the districts moat flourishing
Industries, ranching and mining.
Advertising Does Get Results
If you wish to dispose of anything, or to broadcast
any message to the public, advertise it in the
Herald.   The paper that is read by everyone in
The District
The tongue-tied salesman 1ms
trouble in selling his goods, likewise the tongue-tied non-advertising business.
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 to club manager
M. M. STEPHENS & Co. Ltd.
The oldest Financial Office in Northern B. C.
Worthy of your Support
Anyox Community League
Reading Room and Library
A wide range of Newspapers,
Magazines and Periodicals on
file.   New books regularly
Join Up!
Make  the League better
through your influence
Pack Trains, Saddle Horses
and Heavy Teams
No Contract too Large or
too Small
Business Lots from $200 to
Residential Lots from $200
to $300
Robertson & Dumas
Agents for Alice Arm Mining
. and Development Co.
Rushing Construction
Work at Flin Flon
Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting,
which owns the Flin Flon mine, is
already working on plans for a 3,
000-ton concentrator and a smelter
of sufficient capacity to handle the
product from the mill. Production from the mine is expected to
start in 1930, and in the interval
$10,000,000 will be spent on mining plant and smelter.. Power development is now under consideration. No decision has as yet been
made between the Island Falls
power, in the Churchill River, and
that from White Mud Falls, on the
Nelson River. It is expected that
tlie railway will be completed to a
point where cement and structural
steel can be carried to the mine
some time this spring. The permanent roadbed should be completed by 1929, after which the line
should be operating regularly.
Distance lends enchantment to a
Beach Recreation Hall:
Pictures:  Tuesdays,
Thursdays, and Saturdays
Mine Recreation Hall:
Pictures:   Wednesdays and
Help the Organization
that Serves You
Alice Arm
Comfortable Rooms for Rent
By Day, Week or Month at
Reasonable Rates
N. Sutilovich       Prop.
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We carry at all times a Full Line of First Class
Groceries;   also Heavy and  Shelf Hardware.
Clothes,   Boots.   Shoes  and   Rubbers   of   all
descriptions.   A large stock to choose from
Alice Arm
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ALICE  ARM   AND  ANYOX   HERALD.  Saturday,    April   14 1928
Premier Co. Takes Over
Premier pays cash for all Porter
Idaho treasury stock, 1,600,000
shares, at 35 cents a share, amounting to $560,000 says the Portland Canal News.
Clay Porter, who controls the
Porter Idaho Mining Company,
pools his stock with Premier for a
period of five years and remains
president, under salary, of Porter
Idaho company, Premier taking
over active management of the mine.
Within 30 days Premier will start
the construction of an aerial tram
from the mine to the beach. This
har been ordered from the Riblet
Co. of Spokane, who built the great
Premier tram.
Special meeting of Porter Idaho
shareholders called for April 15th.
to ratify the agreement made between Premier and Porter Idaho at
a meeting of the latter'-* directors
last Tuesday night.
Fruit and Chicken Ranch, 20 acres,
6 acres under cultivation, 100 producing fruit trees, house and barn,
2 miles from Terrace. $3000.00.
Terms if desired. McRae Bros.
Ltd. Prince Rupert, B. C.
Advertise in the Herald
Anyox Notes
Continued from Page 1
N. A. Elliott and E. J. Smith
vrrived in town on Thursday from
Prince Rupert.
S. Jabour of Prince Rupert
spent a few days in town during
the week on business.
T. J. Shenton, mine inspector,
arrived on Monday and left again
on Thursday.
For real bargains in Men's Suits
read the General Stores Advertisement, and then act.
D. C. Scott, W. Newton and W.
O. Fawcett arrived on Thursday
from Ocean Falls.
Dan McAulay, a well known
resident for'a number of years left
on Monday for the Premier Mine
W. A. Talbot, district engineer,
arrived back on Monday from a
business trip to Stewart.
Mr. Albert Gigot is spending
about three weeks in the south.
J. P. MacDonald arrived on
Monday from Prince Rupert.
W. Simpson, R. H. Rouke, G.
W. Walker, M. Belson, and S. W.
George arrived in town on Monday from Prince Rupert. '
A. F. Price was a passenger
from Vancouver on Monday.
The Anyox teaching staff will
arrive back in Anyox on Monday's
boat, April 16th.
E. Thorkell and  C.  MacGregor
the Purest
Highest authorities in
science admit that beer
is not only the purest
of all beverages, but
also the most beneficial
to body and mind.
Beers brewed and bottled by
us in our most up-to-date snd
saniu;/ plant, which is always
open for closest inspection by the
public, ARE GOOD md
PURE BEERS: For sale
% at all Government Vendors and in Beer Parlors.
arrived on Monday from Vancouver,
J. Erickson was a southbound
passenger on Monday to Vancouver.
V. Calderoni was a passenger to
Prince Rupert on Monday.
A. Lind left on Monday for the
A. Strand was a passenger to
Prince Rupert on Monday.
Frank Gigot left Anyox on Sat
urday for Stewart.
Anyox Community
The Council of the League
meets on the Second and
Fourth Wednesday of each
month, in Recreation Hall,
at 7.30 p.m.
Morrison Transfer
and Fuel Co.
Office: 369 Dunsmuir St.,   Phone Sey. 3681
Res. 465, 46th. Ave. E., Phone Fraser 804-R
Candies, Magazines, Stationery,
]   Proprietary Medicines. Toilet Articles. Etc.
W. M. CummingS,   Agent for all Vancouver Daily Paper*
Post Office Building, Alice Arm
W. A. WILSON, Manager
Dealers in Fresh, Salt, and Smoked Meats,
Fish and Poultry
Vancouver Breweries Ltd. %*xxmrBC.
This advertisement it not published or displayed by the Liquor
Control Board or by the Government of British Columbja.
«plUsUU Reduction on any Men's Suit
in our
stock $10.00
We have a fine range of sizes in Blue and Grey Serges.   Regular Price $37.50.
Price $27.50.   Pure Wool Cloths with guaranteed dyes.
Boys' Light Colored Blouses in a good variety of patterns  $1,15
Bofs' Light Weight and Medium Weight Golf Hose 65c. to $1.00
Wacco   Silk,   in   White,  Nile, Peach,
Maize and Rose, per yard 95o.
Rayon Gingham, in White, Peach and
Maize, per yard, 55c.
Genuine Bristles, English make..    75c.
Pro-phy-lactic. Adult size •        50c.
Dr. West's Brushes, Adults     50c.
Assorted Brushes, 30c. 40c. and 50c.
Children's Brushes 15c. and 25c.
Dental Plate Brushes     75o.
The Guaranteed   Oral   Antiseptic  for
cleansing dental plates of mucous aud
foreign matter
We are still up to the minute in styles.   New shoes for Men coming in on every boat.
We have procured an American Agency for Foot Corrective Shoes for Women.   These
shoes come in Panoy Patterns, are guaranteed to give solid comfort and the prices are popular.   Let our Shoe Man demonstrate the steel support in the shoe.
Tennis racquets, ranging in price from $5.75 to $17.00, and all other
Tennis Equipment
We will be able to supply Cut Flowers every Thursday.
S. S. Prince George leaves Anyox for Prince Rupert, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle, and intermediate points, each Thursday, at 11.00 a.m.
S. S. Prince John leaves Prince Rupert, for
North and South Queen Charlotte Islands, fortnightly.
Trains leave Prince Rupert each Monday Wednesday, and Saturday
at 11.30 a.m., for Jasper,   Edmonton, Winnipeg, direct connections for all points East and South.
Use Canadian National Express for Money Orders, Foreign
Cheques, etc., also for your next shipment.
For Atlantic Steamship Sailings or further information, apply to any Canadian
National Agent, or to R. F. McNAUGHTON, District Passenger Agent
Prince Rupert, B. C


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